The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 1, 1934 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 1, 1934
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urn wan (A**.)', oouim MKWI FRIDAY, JUNE 103-1 THE BLTTHEV1LLB COURlEfi NIW8 OOMDI mm co, PUI O. R. Mi rittniiT AftHrtuaw Arfc4Bi*t D«U1M, inc., New York, '. Ottrctt, M, I** IMlu, Pubtehwl fmj Afternoon except susaay. Entered u second, clas» matter it the post oflicc »t B:ythevU)e, Arkansas, under act of Conjrtu, October t, 1917. Smea Dy the Bnltea Pr*s* N HATER By carrier In tne C'.ty o: Blvliievlllo, lie ptr •wk or H5t per year in advance. By mall within a radiu o{ CO nil**, I3JOO P*r jcur, $!.5<) for ilx montUs, S5e for (hne moDtbf; by mall in postal zones two to elx, Incluilr*. MM per year, In zones seven anri eight, tlOM per year, payable in advance. Cotton Policy Tliat the policy embodied in the .Bankheud col ton production control acf, if followed i>cnii!inent!y, means gradual abandonment of the export market for American cotton, is tbe view of \V. L. Clayton, Houston, Texas, who is perhaps tbe leading cotton shipper of the nation. Because Mr. Clayton's business is largely in the export of cotton, mid his profits depend upon the volume of cotton be is able to handle, it is plain that he has a selfish interest in opposing artificial restriction of American production. It is not so certain, however, that his interests, in tins respect, are fundamentally different from those of the actual producers of American cotton. Certainly the cotton farmers of this country, who must sell abroad more than half of their normal production, are interested in the maintenance of foreign markets. And certainly the laboring classes and the mercantile classes in the South, who are directly or indirectly dependent upon cotton, must look with alarm upon any program that tends toward drastic contraction of the cotton industry, particularly when no alternative form of activity appears available. In any event Mr. Clayton's views are of interest and importance. We recommend for careful consideration the following digest, prepared by him, '_of. .a paper, "Our National Cotton ^olii^^frrfterHrfe "submitted 'to the, ' : ^Commission 1 of; Inquiry on National Policy in International Economic Relations, at n hearing held at Houston: 1. There are 51 cotton producing countries In . the world. The U. S. A. harvested (after . plow-up) m 1933. 40% of the world's cotton acreage, the remaining 60% having been harvested by the other M cotton growing countries. 2. The U._ S. A. exports about We of its •production but this 60% comprises only about 40% of the consumption of cotton oulslde of -.' the U. S. A. 3. In view of the above, it Is obvious that • the price of cotton Is fixed on the bask of supply and demand In the world markets and cannot be fixed by any decree or policy of the United States government. 4. The real purpose behind our present Nn- tlonai Cotton Policy is not reduction of the surplus but to bring the market up to "parity". This is EO stated in the Agricultural Adjustment Act. Nobody would complain of the surplus if the price were satisfactory. 5. Every one applauds this purpose, but this does not necessarily cormnii us to approval of the means employed. 6. Experience and all the evidence point to OUT OUR WA\ the wlUUigneu and ability o! our SO cotton growing competitors lo promptly Increase their acreage In proportion to any artificial decrease In oiin, thus keeping the world cotton acreage nnd production at normal. According lo the Department ol Agriculture, foreign acreage Increased 4.000,000 acres In 1933. All Indications arc Unit 1934 will witness a further substantial , Increase. 7. HOW ore we, then, to get back the iicrc- nge thus being surrendered to our competitors? The Fnrm Board "Slablllx.allon" program o( 1930, '31 nnd '32 resulted In n heavy loss of our foreign markets for cotton. We have not y«t entirely recovered llicse markets. Such recovery as lias taken plncc came uljout through the establishment of cotton prices so low us to literally starve our foreign competitors Into the relinqulshmciit of markets which we had vol- uiiUilly surrendered to tliem. J.s history to repeat Itself? I. If we do nut get this surrendered acreage back into cotton, to wiiu.l use will we pill the land and the lubor formerly devoted to cotton production? (Each bale ol cotton pays alxxit (10.00 in labor for picking, ginning, compressing, warehousing, transporting, nicrctinndbiliis, shipping, etc., exclusive of the labor in preparing the soil, planting and cultivating. Hence, if llic 10,000,000 bales objective of the Uaukliead Bill and the A. A. A| be aiutncoj, the difference between this and a normal crop ol 15.000.000 bales, means the destruction of $50.00fl,COO.OO worth ot labor, aside from the labor of tlic farmer hltnsell.) 0. Blocked channels of trade, cuuscd by lar- IITs, wur debts, unstable currencies, mtulm-i, etc.. are responsible for the plight of the cotton farmer. His situation can only lie put right by clearing away these barriers which now stand squarely across his road lo murkcts. 10. Meantime-, until this Is done the cotton farmer should receive the taiclit ol the Domestic Allotment Plan as provided in the Agricultural Adjustment Act, freo of any condition of acreage reduction. This would give the farmer "parity" price for the domestically consumed portion of his crop and leave him to follow his own Inclinations In the mnUcr ol producing' cotton for cxjwrt at the world price. It c.tniut be told fur export at aio-lhitiff "tcr the world pricr, II. All exiwricncc should leach n.s that we can only hold our cx|»rt markets on a basis of quality, service and price! When the Law Speaks The language of tliu law can be a delight to the liiymiiii—when it isn't a jinin in Die neck. In Italy (i farmer let a pig -stray into the road. A motorist swerved iiside when the pig refused to move, ami damaged his car. He sued the farni- • er for damages, holding the farmer responsible for the pig's acts. The case finally reached the supreme court, which rendered its decision as follows: "When the comportment of an animal, without going into the hypothesis of fault or force majeure, sets in mo- 'tion elements which otherwise would have remained inert, and these elements in turn, through no fault of their own, but due to, the animal's comportment, cause damage to be done, the causal connection between the comportment of the animal, for which the law holds the proprietor to be responsible, and the occurrence causing the damage, appears to he uninterrupted." In other words—the owner of the pig was responsible, and had to pay. It Is difficult to train a man who noes not shave and seldom takes a bath to mnkc automobile parts with exactness down to one-thousandth of n millimeter. — Stephan Simonovich Dybcls. Soviet auto and tractor malinger. _^_ i SIDE GLANCES By Cnjorg* Clark " Thlds ,, wouW perfect if we onl - v had a murder mystery Be Sure Your Food Is Clean When Away on Vacation Trip ^i-L^'S!" 1 " ?. "£5.2' ™« ar< "'" d «*"* P'«« »rc a 'n *i h n which Fhhbein. constant menace. Eating h C~." "." "7,"" '"•. how , *? se'lslwuld bo guarded from flics bv use the best relaxation and enjoyment of mosquito netting or screening o.t of y«r vacation. ! a,,,,, pe rsons traveling on "ac a• lions try to get along with a dbt of bread, eggs nnd coffee. Such diels are tiresome and lack tho S eU. the « Ma^ne ' ST U^ ^tuT *£ In plcxlng a place for your vaca-. tables, and plenty of milk A suit- lion, always consider questions of able diet is a great helo tn n BY DR. MORRIS FISHBE1N Kdltor, Journal of the Amerkan Medical Association, and of II?- Bv Williams / DON'T LET ANV80DV TAKE ANYTHING? \ I'LL BE 6ACKIMFIVE, A OR SIX HOURS/ / ~*T -U = m. health. Pure water, good sanitation, pure milk, nnd a good food supply are absolutely essential.' TTie motor vacation, which involves stops in numerous camps, demands particular watchfulness. The summer camp for children needs to be studied with these poinls tn. mind. •Any exposed drinking water ii'a 1 possible source of danger. Seaside springs should b= distrusted. Health authorities ought to cover them with concrete and arrange to discharge the flowing water into a river or a sewer. Any spring water, properly filtered and treated with chlorine, may bo considered safe. Spring water may be protected from camps by suitable disposal of sewage. Water unfit for drinking is probably equally unfit for bathing, in most instances. It Is always wise lo take along some drinking water with you when you go on a camp-, ing trip. Dishes may be washed lu water taken from springs or rivers, provided tho water Is first thoroughly boiled. Most people who live in cities arc so used' lo drinking water as It comes from the faucet jihat they forget to walch the wa- supply when they travel. Bs certain also that the food sup- ies you buy from wayside vendors e fresh and cleanly handled. Particular precautions must, be ken In regard to milk. It Is b?t- r to drink no milk than to take chance with milk bought from a rm without precaution as to nas- urization. without necessary de- rmlnatlon of the safety of the attic that supply the milk. Modern cities demand that cattle •e tuberculin tested and free from rcplococcic infection. These facts re determined by Inspectors. Wl'.en you buy milk from any armcr along the roadside, you annot 1)2 sure even oj ordinary leanllnc.'s. It is snfer to cat canned vegeta- Ics and fruits than lo take a liance ou vegetables sold on the oadsidc without proper opportun- •y for cleaning. Improper handling f vegetables may be responsible or many kinds of Illness. great help to healthful vacation. Many persons who go to American plan hotels overeat and rctun from their vacations with dlgestior. completely disordered by the-extra strain they have borne during the weeks supposed to be given Remember thai your internal' or- jans need a rest, as well as the muscles and the brain. Claims Kite Aloft Record QIHNCY, 111. (UP)-A record for keeping a kite aloft is claimed by Alfred Krocnecke, 12, Quincy. who recently held one in the air for 54 hours and 27 minutes. The kite was of the ordinary hexagon shape and was made by his father. ANNOUNCEMENTS Th» Counar Nftt UM ke«a w borUed to announct the follovint v eandldtte* for public office, aub- tet to the DeuocnUo prtnur? •t)rt AU(Utt: F*r IVY W. CRAWFORD For tx«tj }•«<•« ZAL B. HARRISON GEORGE W. BABHAM Far MXaker of Cwtfreu QUNTON L. OALDWEio. r*r Shtrttl ax CLARENCE H. WILSON roc Re-«)*cUOD for Second Term r«r C*uty Treasun JOE 8. DILLAHUNTY ROLAND GREEN Far Cfenli Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG ADD1SON SMITH B. B. (SHEET) STOUT F*r tXuily Court Clerk FRO fLUW[AN for Re-KleoUge (or *¥l Tern Fa* Auraair R U tBOiVi GAINBJ O. Q. (ttJR HUDSON I JHIS CURIOUS WORLD * William Ferguson CUdcamwVa T*ralil> JACK HOBKRT8ON CHURCH EXCUSES •7 O«L W. I suppose that human nature as it Is called plays a great part in social affairs as well as in other walks of life. I know In talking to various women of my neighborhood trying to determine whether or not I would trust them to take Sister and Junior to church I find they all seem to want to evade my questions as to their knowledge of social affairs as well as my questions touching their early training alon; TO PRODUCE ENOUGH RU86EK. POR A SMALL-SIZED AUTOMOBILE TIRE. MERICA HAS TWO LARKS... , WHICH IS HOT A //WA'AT ALL, BUT A RELATIVE OF THE CROW AND THE BLUE'JAV... AND HORNED i.<4RK, WHICH is •\ TRUE LARK, BUT IS NOF HOPS-/EO/ 7HB"HCf!.'K" ARE ONty TUFTS OF FEATHERS, i 1.. 19^4 B1 hU SWVICC. UK. I Each tapping of the rubber tree yields ;ibout on; fluid oimc? ol latex, which makes about one-third of an ounce of dry rubber. An acre ol rubber trees will yield approximately one pound of niubrr per day. NEXT: What froj rarely, if ever, dimes to (he tf the wiiln'.' of the ciiurcli to have Sister and I but one, wa IMH only have decent Junior lo msociat? \v!ih for an hour i dancing tile one night each montli these lines. I found several thai! or two cucli Sunday. Of course ': as aur c '" b ls ma(ic "P «'itli nnr- seemed to think that if I loved my | they do not know the trouble a 50- '•' ricrt C0ll l' ics - It makes it, hard for children and my church as I said, I would find time to go to church and not worry other people with my children but they do not realize and how ha .•atislicd. has even wilh my class • " 1C "* thc leader to keep them cn- lard it is lo keep trem I tcrt:1!I1 ^- sines be voteri thatj each man must dance with his wife ' (Copyrighted.) what it would mean to the children ' every Saturday night in the month Read Courier News Want Arts. •KG1X HERE TODAY DONX.l GABRIKL, «lrc*« performer, faltji (roiw Ike Irapcic ami I* IfcjMred. T» pleafte her parmrr. JIIAIIKI.INK SIDDAL. UoB.n C"" IB MH4ell«'» k«Me !• recHpernir, VTCttmttnx 1» b« (he other slrl. Shf U HBhameA oZ 1hl« derfpllon hat keep* II HP, evea i S1UOAF.. Ha<ella>-i eo hrr <• ninrrr him. r».\r.. "»£ tliirc AMOS' s"u- j "Under SC "No." "1 didn't fistirc : US some one 1 :" "Perhaps. Tell 3.: I wlicii and Vbcv. but m«i» ft «wn. I Your old friend. Cos." | lie placed the 3hcet of popcr lh Xlsi! ".a lone yellow enrclope, also in- Ucribcd with ilie name of llio cir- 1 can itlun's llic f;-:br Urn NEXT: Requirements fer healthful vacation. Mae Makes a Hit In Court Scene admitted bo the Union.. admitted to the & Captain. G&TJSS awrence cries, 'Don't rtive up the shipi'Si battle between- the Chesa- rT.AKTKi.'lTu.'lk 1 ";?;,,'"": I sometimes hi; .,=,y. I'uie! runs the charged by D«Mwn, i» her enemy. ])•*•• umt Bill are mnrrlrd. JJranvrhllc Madeline- Jinn mnrrlrJ CO* IIAVID. elrr«4 animal irnln- rr, nm4 lake* part in Ibe auintnl an Aiunn SM-UI bus n alrofcr. 1» \ew OrJe«v» Madcliv* K>>f* Inlu Ihr CAKC Hlanf ivltk Ifcr Urn- p:il «ic« "•* l» klllrd. IU til me dlMf-harcr* i^mm. Una Mr In c«-t tiiirk, <,*•• decider t« to lu the Sitldil tarm, On Thankee Iv IBS day. Juj»t n* thr fa mi I r U ab«wl lu •)( rfo\vn in df«»er. thr d»«T kell rlnyi». J)nilnn 'ROf» t» »ec »kn is thrr«-. •>0\V CO ON UITI1 TUB S1UKY CHAITER XXXII J.JOLIDAYS nieaut liltle to Con Uax-id. He was not even aware tlt[it ttic day lie landed in Lebanon wag Tlianksgiving. As he rode frum the station to tho Commer- fmnchinc u? a IHXJ. Or if ynn ain'l wantin 1 lo en ;ii train lime 1 could drive yuu miy pkice you like in this hus." "Tlianks. Maybe I'll ticcil you/' The arrivnl yf a yuest on TliiiiikE- gii'Ing day v,-ap cnotigli 10 bring both Gus Itntlcr nnd his wife, Ocrtic, lo welcome the visilor. Con followed [tailor carrying Ms lugSrtSe. signed tlic register and askctl for a room n'iili a bntli. ItnHcr scriUclictl liis slubby gnw hair and pondered. "Ahout how Ions arc you lisurins on staying, Mr. Davirt?" "I don't know. A day—maybe a week." "Yon 5HJ it's tlud u:ty. We'v* Qtily yot llircc piivulc balb^ and • - j umv gi>L iiiruu in ivaiu Uiiins auu rim House in llic shabby bus Uiati lilc ' ( | rimimcr (or S] , C i S al unit Co. ils driver, [^em llusby. called "tlio hack," it dawned upun Con lhal for some reason nil (lie slores wcro closed and the slrccls had a more limn usually deserted apiic;irnnce for a town of 4000. "Somebody dead?" lie inquired cynically of I.em: "Lot of folks went to Chicago or Indiannpolis for Ilie holidays." the tuick driver answered laconically. •'Holiday? Cli, Uils Is Thanks- Slviiis. isn't it?" l.cni lookcii at his lone pnssengcr ^illi more intercsl. "Sure. Ueckou it rlocsn't mean much lo you?' conies in Monday and has one of 'cm cngngcd. The same day Hie drummer for Dccring haa another engaged atni Miss Toliver, n permn- n'ent, has the otlicr. Of course. If you're only here for a day—" "Give me what yoti'have," Con interrupted iinpalicnlly. "You can shifl me lalcr if 1 slay longer." "Pete." Hader called to a sandy- haired youlli standing beside a window clio'.ving on a looth piclf. "Take this gentleman uji to 41." • * * ^"ON inlendcd to telephone lo the Siddal farm from his room, but "l.css than nothing. Only It's \ i, e discovered, upon entering. Hut rallur a joke!" ! Uicrc wns no lelephonc llicre. The "Vmi mcnn yon think vpii'ro ;o- i hny piaceil his bags on a rack for liif tn iniss yinir lurkcy ami fi.v | t |, ;lt jmriiose anil turned to go. where llio Siddal Farm is?" You don'l need to worry [ -Wait a niinnlc. Do yon know nboui thai. The Commercial House has :i mishty flue cook. "Thiil's fortunate," Con mnr- mnreil. "Vch. She's a widow woman whoaiscd to work for Ilie Siddnls. Mnylie yon don'l know who Ihcy After lc-5ln| her . $300,000 v «ui< against a Him company tortllegei) b«tk payment! du« ber, Mt* Murray, the acrten actren. was In no mood to be twitted.' So when an attorney for tbe d«fens« T«ntur«d to remark, "Now'you've tot-justice", Mae retaliated with » s(lug- Ing sniack across bis mouth. That'i' 3(t« leivini coun -aftei tk* Irtcaa. "Sure." "I'd like to gel a :nC3sa?o oiu llicrc. Wlial's Ihe quickcsl way in do It—send n eiicciiil delivery letter or n telcsrnm?" "Tele.Krnin would he if ilie tele- are, hut old Amos Siddal lives 'bout live miles out on the main rond. After he was Icil without chick or child and slone blind lie hired Mis' I'lanlcr lo lionsckcep . .... for him. Kc-ekoD liiir aud old ^ ^ worth your \vhilo L! I suve j Anios's sranddaughler didn't git; y0 u a dollar to lake a nn'.e there along none too good tor alter Mis' j f or [u e?" rhiuter bad made her home Ihere | "Sure. My car's a m\vcr. but gr.-lph.omcn w;is oiicn. bill it ain't. H's closed on hnlidays and BO'S Hie rost o(T:ce. Yon could lelephonc llioush- Sidilals lias i:n: a phor.c." "Sure. / "I don't wnul lo phnnc. Would I for it. Prc cu5. Then he rang anri fete an- swereil the summons. At sight of Hie envelope tbe youth's goose- litnry eyes popiieil witlc. "Hood ( Gosh! Are you with a circus?" "1 was." ' "Yoali, I rcmcmlKr you now! ! seen that show last summer. You was tlie feller that Tent inti? llio cage with tbo lious! I was close enough to see good. I recollect you. Good Cosli! Say, wasn't you afraid of those- lions?" "No. Yoti are to wait for nn answer. And bring it to me at once." «CURB!" I'ete read the nildrcsi. ^ ".Mrs. William Siddal. Why I —s:iy, that's Mndcline. niu't it.' Madeline Siddal. She was n circus Kirl. loo. SLe—why she was In ihl3 hero show. Yon—" 'Of course, of course. Knn along." "Cosli, to think you're tbe iriier that weni into the lions' rn^e 1 ." Still astounded at cotnini; f;icc lo face with a hero. Pete descended llic stnirs. In the lower Imllwajr he met Mrs. Plainer, on her w;iy to llio kilchen. "\Yliere yon going in sich n hurry?" she demanded. "Out ' lo Siddal's. S:iy. MN 1 Planter, d'ye know who iliar filler Ihat come in on Ihe noon tr^ia is?" "No. and I don't cnrc." "Yon would so cure if you fcnrw. T.ooky here—see this envcloiK?? It says Renfrnc's Circus. Ye^. Fir. tlml'f: who he is! lie's (lie frllf-r that dirl that animal act wilh th-: : circus hcto last summer." "U'hat d'yo menu?" Mr?. P!,in!ci cair?ht Pete's arm and detained ] him ns lie started to wrissle !«-=•; lier. "What's he got lo do with your going out to the Sidilal Inrm?" "He's scudins me wilh a iGller." "Who lo?" Pclc giggled. ''Thul';' my secrcl." "Your i'n know you're for over HVC years she was turned I j out. bag. and baggage, and had lo | go to work ut tbe hotel." «.pccil. Is ihe untc ready 1 ;" yet. I'll rl'ig whrti It Is." TJ, C ( lo y tripped r.w.iy. Con bid his Interest In this In- am | L' 0t , unpacked one u! his bass. formation by lighting a clgarel and Inquired casually, "What sort ot woman Is tho granddaughter thru 1,15 „' she would do anything so uukiud?" lo «i L EM shltled his tobacco from one cheek to the other. "Ob. Madeline's ail rlelit, ! reckon. Probably Mis' Planter, bavin' been there co Ions, figured shit waa boss and Madeline didn't figure tie same way. She was t circus girl, you Etc. According to Mis' Planter, j'ue'i flighty and nAbbe—but I seen her a few limes In'lowc and she's a rliht Bice anFf2nt«: girl And «ur« oucty!" ll was consideration for Dgun^ lhal prompled him in notify her n[ rrlval. but when he sni down rile tho message he found 11 difficult lo frame what he wanted to say. In hi? baa he carried Etatlonery with huge yellow and red letter- Leads proclaiming Henfrce's circus anil Con's mouth twisted grimly as he started lo write on if. After several allempls he finally wrote. "Dear Donua. i aci In town and want lo see you. Am at the Commercial Hotel, but support you would ritue? »eei cit She leaned forward to sec the name written on tlie envelop?. "Sure. And I'm to get a dollar 'oily soft for me. cii?" "Hem," mumbled Mrs. Planter, releasing him. "Hem!" "Dccelltul critler." slie muttered iis she continued down tbe hall. "So men come, here and write Ifl- ters lo her. do Ihcy? I'd give n cookie to know what w;i3 lu lh.ii Icller. Eomethlug her liusb:n'l won'l git n cbnnce to see. dial's sartln for sure!" Under prclcst o[ horrowiuc *:> ink well Mrs. Plainer wenl ml" the ofScc anrt sludietl Ihe rcgl?ier- Only cue name liad been written there since morning and the if-- ters leaped out at her. ttirnius her lace a dirty pea grceu. "Con David! I might, have knowed It. That's tlio name ol the feller she claims she never married. When Bill Siddal finds out about this ihefe'll be some bell E place Lei as . pin'!" lo.'. Y-s. jlr. tome hell pop- (To Be Continued)

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