The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 5, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 5, 1930
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PAGE POUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Till COUROCR NEWS CO, PUBU3HER8 - . 6. R. BABCOCK, Editor • H. W, HJOKB8, Advertising Manager Sol* JCttlccjJ Adretlbtoj Representatives: • It* TSxttU f. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, Ban FraWUco, ChlcKO, et. Louis. Published Ever; Alfcrnoon Except Sunday. Entertd ai Kcood clau matter at the post office at Slythevllle, Arkansas, under act of October g, .1917. Serves by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier In the city o! BiythevUte, 15c per week or $6.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 60 miles, »3.00 per year, Vt.60 for »lx months, &5c lor three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 18.50 per year, In tones seven >id eight, »10.00 per year, payable in e^.rir.ce. Looking Toward 1932 As this is written it is certain that the voters of the country have administered an impressive rebuke to the Hoover administration—very po-.-ibly to the extent o.f placing control of both houses of the national congress in the hands of the Democratic party. Whatever the final returns may show the burden of responsibility upon Ilia parly's .national leaders has been greatly increared. Upon the way in which they acquit themselves in the next two y;ars will ckpeml in a large degree the outlook for national Democratic success in the presidential election of 1932. One fact, k>njr known but greatly emphasized by the results of yesterday's election, is that the prohibition issue is loaded with dynamite for both political parties, but particularly for the Democrats, because it is in that party that the greatest extremes of opinion on both sides of the question seem to be concentrated. There is no use trying to conceal the fact that Democratic victories in ,-uch states as Massachusetts, Now 'York, Ohio and Illinois were in substantial part wet victories. It is equally well known that a large part of the party, particularly in the south, is dry. Whatever the Democratic record in the two years before the 1932 election, the party will be heade.l straight for another failure, if not for destruction, if its leaders fail to rcco'gnize that the prohibition question is not an issue between the Republican and the Demo- **VflJK^>l>* - * cratic parties. There are certain things on which tho Democrats of this country are in substantial agreement. Prohibition is not one of them. The party's platform for 1932 should state the principles and program of the Democratic party, not of any faction of the party. A constructive record for the next two years, a presidential candidate in whose ability and integrity, regardless of his prohibition views, nil members of the party have confidence, and a policy of leaving the prohibition issue to bo fought out in the primaries in th? various state, where it belongs, are the essentials of success in the next national election. The foundation has been laid for a RyiLLfi, (AHK.)__CpUUI_E!l__NKWS_ OUT OUR WAY return of Ucmoci-iilk. 1 irovcnunuiil. N'uw is not the time for dissc'iiUon among Democrats. Arkansas Votes Right , Returns from llii- sUtt; election uru meager, dm juvsimialjly to the fact that issues, however vitnl, arc never as inliMTKlmg' as pi'i'suiialilics, iiiit! issues not (wsonalities, were all llinl was at .sink;- in Arkansas. liK'.ii'iilions, however, point to the adoption liy snL.sfantial inajoritie.s of the two acts anil all Imt one of t'ne eonstitulional amendments. Tim vole on tlie lnUer, the highway commission amendment, apparently is clo-v. If thiwf imliriiUoiis aru L-onlirnu'd in tile compli tc retuins llic voters ol Arkansas have imkfil iloiu- an imporl- ai)L pk'ce of work. They have' locked the door of the public treasury against .spoilslt'i's win 1 ..-1- interest in public affairs is an interest in spumlin^' public money for thur own benefit, and lliey have business proU'ction against official injustice. The apparent, victory of the seven taxpayers association amendment:;, and the defeat of the hiuhway conimi-sion juopo.sfil, alfoi'd tl'.e Ije^t kind of an answn- (o (he "kill "email" propaganda circulated by the slate administration. The voters of the stale shown! their ability to discriminate between the good and the bad of a long and complicated list of is,-tics. Tilt Courier News nrgnl an.I now welcomes the defeat of !he highway eonimission proposal, but we think the state administration and the commission should read in the large vote polled for a self-eviduitly unde-irable change in the highway organization a warning against too dost a tie-up between politics and highway building. The desperate fight of the commission and the administration to neat Amendment lit) ctrhiin'.y gave rise lo misgivings on the part, of many wiio did not approve of the proposed change. The income tax is io be retained, which we think i.^ all right since Amendment 21 takes away from the legislature t'ne light to increase jt without consent of the people. Adoption of the other act vole.! upon yesterday, that providing for compulsory reading of (he bible "without comment" iir the public schools of the state, strik:.* us as a picw of fooli-h- ness, but not one thai can do any serious harm. School 'children are not going to get much out of the reading of a few passages of the Bib!c each day, when comment or explanation of any kind is forbid d'ni, hut if properly done there i> little reason to fear it will hart them—unless the reaction should be simitar to Hint sumetimcs found to the compulsory reading of literary masterpieces—the inculcation of a rather deeply rooted distaste. 1930 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark j tlis cjrecls of the glands of Interiml , secretion. In Iho presence of an insufficient amount of nlira-violet ray or of vitamin 13, iii c | 01 , K ijoucs do not Brow satisfactorily. There is n tendency to Hie development of bowle«s mid obviously with bowlegs the Infant will be shorter. nerely me 1001 01 a band of men who, disappointed and angered by the persecution ol Cath; olics by King James I, sought to j overthrow ihe government, and •• establish one oi their own. Th real orieinatnr of the plot was I (iXJV FAWKES DAY On Nov. 5, 1005, (he attempt of Guy Fatvkcs, an English conspirator, to blow up inc. king, his min, Istcrs and the members of lMl!i : houses of Parliament, failed. This conspiracy, known as Uie "ymi- i>!ot," was discovcrrd when of powder h,ni Already been placed in the building prepared ior "X»w prumise me, dearest, Unit when you meet father you v,i;u'l mention that you're a Uenttblican." I, WASHINGTON 11X* 1 LETTER By KOIJNEY DITCIIKR ' \1'..\ Si-rviw Writtr WASIIINOTON, Xov. a.—Inbtall- incnt bi,yi[i' n ' —and \\i:u ttoesn'i know wh,\i Ira', la?—i-i now sot"'; en the Installment plan in in 1D30. A srrai decrease in the number f>! ii.-\v c.irs £0id and financed M'fls bj a Email in ••through :i .-.-. vere to=i Various ecoii- U: i/.imbcr of used cars. New cars: •omlsts have predicted tnc 1 :ij9 000 from January through The Editor's Letter Box ! really n j one now ^vms :i pvisl %vlmt v.c've I No one kncv:s ! installment :.ysl; • the comuiy. v.o-Ai break tlov.n under i. A.;.; oJ 1929 and only 1,052,003 '.taxes in 1898 were $7.85. Now deiH(:;s:cr. ar.d cvery- a:imlt that, that's I.cvee Taxes (To tiio editor:) I Have been a citizen of Mississippi county lor forty years. I bought eighty acres of land four miles east of niytlie- villc in Ihe year of 1896. The levee was built that year. It was built, for fom- cents per acre. I have n levee tax receipt of 1893 that my levee taxes on eighty acres were only $3.20 on the eighty acres. Now, in 1930, I pay 515 on sixty acres. My real estate and personal my THE ERH SHORE Op /UASKA, SHOW/KG BOTH THE FOf?f.\£K AND PRESENT o CONTOUR. ••• IN vONE, 1912 THE ENTIRE OF THIS MOUNTAIN B)-EW OFF, LEAVING A CRAT£C- VJIDE, WHICH "IS NOW FIUEP •WITH wATae TO AU. CWKNOWM THE WAS HSARP 7SO MLE& AWAV,VJHILE FUMES AT VANCOOVHC. ISiANO. 1,500 MltES AWAV, Ol 930 EY flEAStnVICE. IN levee taxes. I*vee taxes should be I A<r«jl Indian Pnnrle <?Kiir equal all over the county, not to A S C{1 1M!an UmplC 31111^ and k.Tn: 1.08J.OOO ill Li-i in 1930. period of 1030. U?cci taxes on sixty acres levee ditch '- '""" — J ' 1D20 and 1.1IG,- i't j;ij[ ho'.v the 'li has fared over co~'. extensively in- Vi:c average avcrngc ne«- car financed real, personal, school, are $145. I have three acres where I live one half mile from the city limits T 1'ive been paying $3.12'.;. on it for ........... . .. . „. used car financed. six years, that, is levee taxes. Now Islallmetil fal.v. have been affected, c:." ;3J1 in 1929 ma $270 in 1930. i the levee board or some other board i whether there Iir.s l::eu an incrcasr lot credit to',-rs ;>n insv.illmonttns- ness and comparative!} 1 now mativ Check Krlail Stores j lla s assessed lhai, land double G:".'.i!iB b2cS to the stores ai)d. wl j at il formerly was. 1 am writing fir. riinmneis survey, this work 1 1' 15 -" 5 to see if any of the Courier's House for Wintertime cover :i mile east and west north and south I don't think that any honest | BURKE. S. D. (UP)—White men man will object lo this inquiry. > may seek the shelter of houses and These are depressing times eiiouuh the warmth of a modern furnace without raising our taxes. G. B. I'ERHY Blytheville, Ark. Alaska Tells Judge There's Nothing in Name BUFFALO, N. Y. (UP)—If ask- when winter comes, but Planly Horse nnd his wife, full blcoctccl Sioux Indians of near Winner, S. D., express their preference for the tents lu which their forefathers lived. The aged couple, who have probably passed tlwir golden wedding anniversary by more than li) years, ed the old. old question of "what's | I've in a tent pitched in the door- in a name?" James Alaska would ! J"""d of the log house which the reply promptly, "nothing." j government provided for tt:?m in In fact. Alaskn said just that ! 1879. Neither can speak English, to City Court. Judge Harry B. Lam-: but through nn Interpreter, Planty sou when he was arraigned on a ! Horse had made it known that he charge oi being drunk. i and his wife are man than 80. "It was cold," Alaska said. "Just! They eat from a kettle over One finds uvi> oft.s of figures I;•'.; - — <U-|Mr:i::ciU g on the subject, neither of v\I::..: ' je\ui:y. men 1 .stallmont system and insta/.:.:..:' : ph:i::.',. x buycis arc weathering stores, 'furniture, clothing shoes, woes and electrical ay>- ami business HUM: .11 [ have la w.iit until after the li:';'. -i; slight the year for that, when tl:i; Mv-jrali-.. diaudisiiii Research division i.. ;i:.; in Hi: Buie.i'.i of Foreign and I)o:i Commerce completes the tii ; ; nniiu:d retail credit survvyj compares 1930 wilh 1929. T\vt> Surveys Matl? Tlie division's first semi-ami 1 ! survey, covering the fi:$: monU',5 of this year and rciulu:: by Dr. W. C. Phiinmcr, :M'M. The fight promoter siilus Gene Tnniioy S5QO.QOO had the presence, at least, lo llie sum in "jroinxl" numbers. for put cic;lU expert, OL (he Ci;m!i:e:ve partiKCnt, showed a iierltnc u p?r cent in net retail sales, hardlj any chruiqe in the perci age ot total installment, ami c!i. acctiiu:; sales or in the prrce:; (if t'o-.:<!s returned, neturns o: i stallment ucods, mostly rc;>G; sto:is. increased slightly lc«> t one per cent. The other set of figures conre::i; • autuncbUr-. covering m::omr:/.!-.' % \\'j r 'll' • ftuciiK'Hii:—whlcr. n \YlJLlUmiS'busiug-for the II 'of 1930 as compar ii sales increased slisrhtly in '. ! .j'.\ fj cash sales—but very Regular charge account' iiiU-iMS'jcl from 48.3 per criu 3 i« lli.!i in 1930 and instail- >'.l.o from 10.-1 to 10.5 per ;L-J installment sales in- 1 crea.sod inoiuiUoiuitely in the firsl I three inuMiis or 1030 and decreased • in the :u-v- ;r.ree monih.s 1 . i The iv.vTMUKe of returned goods in i:i.>t:iluiHnt sales rose from 13. 1 ! in tho hr.~: halt of 1020 to 14.G in the !:::>; l:.-.if of 1030. 1 - . Krai Ui-stilt Yrt I'nknmni !i 7 Tiu- \'.t ivrMtaL;e of returns or. je\v- '••X elry rc.-c fi.-m 1U.G to 19.1. 0:1 clcc- : ^- i trical ;q>pl:,n.ces Srom l-.R to 1G. •'-• on ^umenV i-iiecialties from 8.7 to =' 13.9 and on men's clothing from i:'.-.-1.2 to 65. ivnile returns to furni- - - i tnrc and dciKirtmcnt stores rc- • •'•'• i mnincd nbnut the same. 13ut Dr. rhimiiicr points out thai the real .stury won't bo known—and he won't venture to prca'ir 1 . ii— -•ii-:mem • i's i cent, ami .:! whlc'i: means in'la'.lni'-::', ; usitil tho .survey lor Ihe whole year !. ; . is made. - : • Ti:e -I'mi-anuiKil .survey showed :'• ihalf-yc.iv (iccri'asi-i of rales in 19'iO u j from 1929 to 19.3 per cent in jewel> • ry. M.I i:i furniture, lO.'J in shoe.-. 10.1 in men's c'.n inch's sptcialUiK :,i:d 5.3 in depati- ment .store .^.ilc.-. 'l'j:e oijiy increase w\s onc-'.i'Vith oi oi:e ]ur cent in a|ipli:mccs. rst cib'ht iiu 1 /.: ed with t'.ic '., : ctghl months oi 1S2D. The. c ii ;••; • are sjliu'icd by l!ie Censtii Il:n fro: 1 . 1 . 'ly-T automcbile-ru'-an^ ir.;: ' This it ;i]ipears. pnT--I 'bf-cu b'.ivii:.: tower c.ii.-. f:,k: < .ami c.V.i.,•,•..•. c.u:',. Fcv tiv.- c 1 . !inont!i pc;-;o:!?, they U:>ii-;l:t J Ti Normal Baby Will Double Wciiilil First Five Months I Ttiii i-- tin- lirsl rf nrliclrs tty Dr. ^lnvri ' nutrUiun nt the > bili ny nn. r.tlilcr. Journal •>! thr ^trdiral As.sori.<li:itl. ulirl gci-.i, the IlMllli M.i^. An nvirftge>y and onc-tiuartcr pT.inS \n\-f. trir.q a littie li:... : ; A baby will <i. ••.-,' .'.v '.vciclit bvtlie end o; ;.\. ai:d"tiipli' it by th.: ••:-.: •: H '.!'.•; humar. b.^tp..-. • •. r.row i!uo'.;r, life ;.~ in infancy, ho \\o;il:^ and tons bcfrrc his ill .1. that wc-iphs more t'.'.ai: . cr,e-c|ii,irrer pounds :r tunics u \veiv:h I:K-V; nvrr.ipe child throu.-!: ..;• ••i:r,'. bvil tlio rate of •.:.-.-.:•. r.ip-d. On t^c other h:-:ui i .'.!«• Mii.ill at tilth ..;. UKM nii:rr rapioly li:.':i '' A b.iby ll'.iit wi: :;..- .. •,i.>iii!il.< v. ill diJiit/.' :.N C^ti e:u! ot ioiu 1 n.ontl:- u i:y ;no eiKl o: li) r,.. . A'b.ity ^ fen .>;•, .. ti;at is artificially fed. ... to D:-, \V. McKim Mar.i;-.: Arn.:-- , .f i,. . true of nil Uic.v-t-fed unbic.^ as com• pared '.iiili :il! nrtliicially Icil babes.! 'It ricc.s not a;>ply, liD'.irvor. lo 1 brenst-fcd b.ibies as com[t.iro;l witf. | those «h,> r,i" proix?rly fe;l artificially. A b:iby who Is properly fc;l artilici.i'dy ni!' grow jiist as well as one fed i a ihe breast. Unfoni.::.itely the majority i>f motlicrs li y to u-:e tiicir o'.vn judgment in :'rl;licial ffcdi:\i:. Ttiry fiul lo av,:\l tU^nv-'Svrs of vh.H mr:den' 1 . scieiitiHc kuo\"icdgc li.i.s (iovclopcct in tl'.is field, and ns n rosuit (heir uit \ svittcr. 'ihe. !ni::;h of tiie c!:i]d ,u birtii | de;>e:i:ls. of course, on the nature *'S '.he f.-.'.r.r.y fiiv.n \vKich U ccraos. T:ic;t- .\re so:.;e racial ^t.Hks, .such as IV,c ,Iap.i:usc, thrtt true! !o bo ' short; t:ic-re are otixcr racial stock? which lend to be louj and aiunilar. yir.ce ti:c iucrea.-^ m lcn:;tii i? wo\iLr.r;l i;y hcvccilty ;lln; fiinstltu- t'oii. Oit- >ncth mny continue while iy if tac iiict is un.siti^liii tory ;i;ui iiis'.iric:e::.. II ;ui aucquatc dirt is (Aivcii. ll'.e v.i*i;nl will i>:ck i:p rapidly in pvop.viic.n u> tlie Icnalii. '• II i.~. of cou:..\ •i-ndeiftood th;i! the liT.;:iii oi li.- ri:ilri may be in- j licenced b> - f.iotir.-. co:Hro;H:u t':i< i • growl r. of the lc:: L ; bonc-f. such a» a ] : sutr.cieir. am;ur.t of vitamin D and j ;, Jones had on a wonderful new dress . . ." The Mrs. Jones we're talking about is the sort of woman who, in spite of only moderate means, is always well dressed ... whose home is furnished with exquisite, though 71 ot extravagant, taste .. . whose table is frequently graced with some appetizing new food product . . . whose housekeeping equipment, kitchen requisitics, toilet accessories, all seem to have been chosen with rave good judgment. Mrs. Jo7ies is an observant woman. A well-in formed woman. A keen judge of values. A careful buyer. — She reads the advertisements in her favorite ncwH- yaper, Whatever is new or improved in the realm of merchandise, Mrs. Jones most likely knows all about ii... She reads the advertisements. Whatever store is putting on an unusual sale. Mrs, Jones has probably heard about it... She reads the \d\fvertisemcnls. Arc you Mrs. Jones? Or a woman like her? To get the newest, the best and the most for your money . .. read the advertisements

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