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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 2, 1931
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'& ">«?* FOUR BLYTIIEVILLE. (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS HIE BLYTHBVILLB COUKJER NHWS •THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLlfiURH.3 • ; 0..'R; BABCOCK. Editor ^a. yj, HMNES, Advertising Manager Uole . National Advertising Representative*: Tbt 'Thomas f, Clark Co. Inc., New York, PblUdelpliU, AtlaaU, Dalits, S«n Antonio, Ban ?rancisco. Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every Alterooou Except Sunday. Entered us second ciass matter at Uia post ofllce at Blylhevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 8, 1911. by tte Tjnltea press SUBSCRIPTION KATIS By carrier la Ihe city oi BIythevllle, 15o per week or $6,50 per year In advance, By mall within a radius of 51 mUes, 13.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85o for thre« months; by mall In pcstal xones tiro to six, Inclusive, ;o,50 per year. In zones seven frd eight, 510.00 per year, payable In edrtuicc. Help at the Price of Hanesty How far our government .it Washington lias drifted away from an appreciation of the needs and problems of the people it is supposed to serve is clearly shown by the rceeiil legislation for the relief of victims of the 1930 drouth uiul by the regulations under which the legislation is supposed to be made operative. The original $45,000,000 drouth relief measure, under' which federal loans were permitted for seed, fertili- ser, and feed for livestock, was at once recognized in this and other cotton growing sections of the drouth area, as of so Kttlc valua as to be virtually worthless. It took a long time fo convince Washington that seed and feed wouldn't solve the farm emergency unless some provision was made by which the farmers, as well as their .wovkstock, could get something to cat. Finally, however, un additional $20,000,000 appropriation was voted, with the assurance from Secretary of Agriculture Hyde that there was no reason why farmers couldn't 'uss some of the money to buy food for themselves or their, tenants. The secretary told the truth. There was nothing in the • law to prevent use of the money for food, but now the secretary's department has issued "its regulations governing this money,'-, and they specifically provide that ther.^O.OOO.OOO to be loaned directly by"iithe government • shall he used' fee;l. cows, pigs and chickens. The other $lQ,pOO,d.60 goes to ajjriciilturafecredit corpqjpftt&is, and there is still hope^that it riiay do : * the farmers some good, if the credit . it is,supposed to providj ever becomes available. . The government has made available loans adequate, with the strictest economy, to finance the production of a crop by a man operating not over 300 or 400 acres. But to obtain such loans farmers must promise not to use any of the money -for the purchase of food. In effect the government gives the people it is supposed to be helping a choice between perjury and starvation. Neither is pleasant, but the choice between the two is not difficult. Under the la\v a borrower of federal drouth relief money must make an accounting to the government, presenting receipted invoices for the supplies he has purchased. Merchants are already being asked to furnish foodstuff and invoice it as .seed or food for livestock. So far as we know all of these requests have been refused. But those refusals arc not going to be continued indefinitely. When a storekeeper's neighbor comes to him and tells him that an entry for hay or planting see:l on a delivery of meal and meat is nee:s.- sary if that neighbor's family is to have food, sooner or later that storekeeper is going to grant the request. Bureaucratic thick-headcdnci's has given us a drouth relief plan which offers help in a grave emergency at the price of honesty. MONDAY, MARCH :2/. 1931 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Flagrant Incqualilies Thai Demand Remedy The Senate ilclfalcd by u vote o! 13 to 11 Senator Nelson's bill to rcuyyorllon state senators and rrpraenlatlvcs on (he bssls ot the 19M census. This Iniporir.iu measure w.15, however, revived through the adoption of Senator I'oolc's motion (or reconsideration. Llltlo delntc pieccdcd (liu vote on Thursday by which the Kelson Wl M-LIS defeated. Ijiil opposing senulai-j cxplnln-d oil tlic floor that th?y "did not favoi 1 clisinglna senatorial districts as they now stand." T!i3 last reapportlonmcnt v^as made 40 year." ago. Under it connUes-anti county groups v:hich then led the suite In jiopu^tlon arc now dispro- porlionnlely rcprc=enled at Ihe cost, of other counties which hove attained their pment population size since the 189Q census u'as taken. For example, under the' 1801 apportionment, Washington county constitutes a senatorial district "nutl has one scnnlcr. Tho 1030 cc-ivsus credits Washington -county Tilth 30,237 population. Under the existing apportionment, MIs- sirslppl, Poinsctt and Jackson counties constitute one district, v.llh one senator. But the 1030 census chows that tiir:c counties have a combined population oJ m,«B5, against 33.237 fov Washington county. It would teem tlmt In common jur-lice Inequalities so flagrant would tring appropriate action by tl'.c Icglsliuure. Disparities quite as extreme exist in the [louse apportionment. Fcrty ysavs 330 Franklin co'.m- ty was allotted two representatives. By the 1030 census It lias 10.745 Inhabitants. I3ut It still keeps its two representatives, while only one is nppcrlioned to Mississippi covinty, with a 1930 population count ot GO.870 p:op!:. Tiio utifairnees of such situations is plain, and (hey have no legal excuse- to exist, lor the state constitution makes' it mandatory on the legislature to rcapporticn ils membership nftcr each decennial census. But no Iccislr.ture slnec 1891 has: "favored": compliance with Uils cf- prcss mandate of Use constitution. % -'' —Arkansas Gazette. st'f.i'.ces and associated pith It each day at itast t\vo vegetables, particularly of.the leafy vegetable type. If a person eats a diet of this, character, he need give little further attention to the question of supplying his body with proper amounts oi Ihe mineral substances. MOTHER NATURE'S CURIO SHOP "I can't do a thing .with hiat. his old clothes." He even insists on wearing B1RTM OP SCUUtZ On March 2, 1828, Carl Scliurz, a famous American political leader and soldier, was born near Cologne, Germany. Educated at ths University oi Bonn, he Utav too!: part li: tjic revolutionary movement of 1848, but was finally forced to nee to Switzerland. He emigrated to the United States in 1852 and settled at j Watertown, Wis. Le^ than 10 ycuir, later lie was appointed minister to Spain by President Lincoln, but resigned ;it the outbreak of th; Civil War to join the Union Army. Appointed brigadier general and later promoted to major general, Schura commanded a division at ChanccJicrsviile and a ccrps at Gsttjsbur:,'. Alter thei war !:•; en?aged In journalistic work. From 1EG9 to 1675 he was United Slates senator Irom. Missouri, lie presided over the Cincinnati convention ! which nominated Gre:ley Icr president. From 1877 to 1£81 lie rcrvcd as scci'etaiy of the in- UTlOl 1 . In 1913, seven years after his death, a monument wcs erected to him on Morningsiii!! Heights. fflfi WASHINGTON LETTER Consrcrs May Not Want Eslr.i: large enough to be known outside Session, but the Citizens Do,! its own state. Judging Fit-in Their Pleas for'. Drys Back Amendment Action on Tills and Thai • j The amendment would exclude ' ' aliens from the count in deter- BY RODNCV DUTCHEU I mining the proportional vepre- KEA Service \Vrilci' | FEiitaiioii .of (he states in Con- NY ASH1NGTOW—Who said Hi!! gross, to the- loss of states with country didn't v.ant an exlrs ses-,large alkn population and the sion of Congrers? | gain of those with hardly any From in the tio::s have be:n its most enthusiastic sponsors, but th'erc Is much icf.nni se'.v.imcnt for it in rural states wh:c;: -ose one or more congressmen under the last reapportionment. And one finds petitions for it, OWL IS RADIO FAN DBTROH 1 , (UP!—A screech owl (hat seems to enjoy music was rc- pc-rtcd by Thomas B. Smith. "Every evening wiion \ve turn on tivj radio, :1 Smith said, "Ihe owl ccmes and patches on tl'.c railing of the frcnt pirch and appears to be listening. As scon as we turn the rr.dio off he !<?aves. Op:nin3 the windo dcesn't him but it we open the dcor he Hies away." Head Courier News Want Ads. Announcements 1t all parts of the country, aliens, last days of the session,' Dry and anti-Catholic organiza- dnys ramo pleas to Capitol Hill fci 1 action ci en: Lori or another o:'. thh niul ihM, most of \vhicVi cb- iicusly could not be taken care of before adjournment. The indication seems to be that there 'are lar^c cabs of ciliztiis who wouli b; positively delighted to have from such sources as the Women's .Congress ccme rlsht luck. KV.i Christian Temperance Union in -jive them what they want.- I L'cnscn, Minn.; Millvilie, Pa.; V.£tudy ;,.of about 300 pslitloKs I Rutherford, N.-Y.; Hunter,. Okla.; from groups of citizens received j and Rowan, la'.,' as ivell as groups "And how's my grub today 1 !" as affectionately addressed his larvae. the "Butler Headline. Would Speak to Aid Unemployed." Would you call that Idle talk? A physicians' art exhibit is not to be taken too lightly. Some of She medicos are probably famed lor their iodine paintings. It won't be long now before the first symptoms ot love sickness will begin to show; you know, these "dizzy".spells. Kdna lies'., English actress, left Hollywood Hat to join her husband in New York. But perhaps that's the Rest way. A head lamp has been invented for pedestrian. 1 ;. Kow when they violate a traffic rule they'll surely be accused of being lighted up. OUT OUR WAY T OlDM' MEAM I GOIW' FUGi-VT MOW "ftUWG'S, AROUMO HERE p , SOME OAVe,i'o Be v—T MEAMT—lF D\H-RUMT -TfME. I'M T\NEMKIV ONE, XF? A GOV OASSG.M MAKE. A Rt.MARK' by t'.ui House and Senate within a tingle week reveals ccveiil in-! ercstin? facts—such as 'v.-hcre he pressure of back-home lobby- irj, v.,is centered, what kind of elks are most prone to sign such irayers and the optimism ,6f :hose who don't follow, the pvp- ;i;ss or collapse of measures in] Congress. Many Clim-clics Sent Petitions The churches and organizations affiliated with them were the numerous last-inliiule petitioners. The majority' of petitioners were Protcstnnt groups urging passage of . the Sparks-Capper "stop-alien representation" amendment or the Hudson bill for movie- coiis^.rship, while CiUholio shrs LVH; pyganizaticns . c cnt In dozens oi protests against Giilctt "dcctor.'s bill' to liberalize She birth control laws. None of thesj measures hud a chance in the 71st Congrefs. And vleht lip to the bitter end, groups o'. citizens were demanding cash pajment of soldier certificates, although that possibility had louj ago fnclctl out World cnyrl ratification alro con- liiu;:d fret|iient!y to be urged a!ons v.ith (lie bill to cxcr.ipt dogs fro;n vivisection in the District f Columbia. Both the Sparks-Capper amend T,c:i( and the Hudson movie bl! bviously have made a hit out li lie so-calScd "sticks." Among] enough a coif, of petitions on their behalf them wiisn The Courier Ncv;s Has been au- 7W£ N£W£NatAND COAST, OWES ITS COtXTlMCO EXISTENCE -& ITS ABIUTy TO SFW A TtWOF SIIKM WHKfl IT lives AHV-SfEKG SECUJStOH FfXM rfSEHEMlES. T«£ StfUKCEO W T«£ F//3ST 1W0 PAIRS &y Popes, ^5 SBEO IN '(HE MMUentUAT A eoy SHOOTS SE£O W/W HIS SEEK KMOV.'MT£> HAV£ EVPEiLEO •IHE T/Ny 08 jeers' A BSTA-iCe Op FORTY PI\<E I-'EHT. QIMt tT MA 5ONKX. Jjtfi CHURCH EXCUSES I'.y George W. Barhauir convinced that. | I tokl I'm thcro'JShly there are a fess r hypocrites in thc : Church, and after talking to thej little woman 'that had advi;ed me : stuy out of Church of my faith lier that according to scripture there had always been hypocrites in the Church and i perhaps there would always be' a I fe\v in ever Church and that a horlzed lo make the following | , cb i< 38 i, on ;. as to nnouncements, subject to the will if the people at (he mum'cipol lection to be held April 7: . ,„,. ,,,„ _„„ „ .. i .. - i person who rcut that up as an ex- fo, the reason that there were I ^ Io _ st ^ ng ,, ut ol ^ ne chur - ch was making a mistake. That I had met quite a few in my dealing with mEH in business. In fact, there were doubtless many hypocrites in all walks-of life. During the recent month of business depression there had been many banks throughout the nation failed —seme due to the facts that they v:ere run by hypocrites; that .it would be ust as reasonable to say more in my church than in any] other. I came to the conclusion that there must be some other renam for her feeling that way in the matter, and I t^ld her that she could te right but I could sec no r^p.son why that should keep me cut; that my obligation did not run altogether to the members cf the church; that for the most part ' - -; that For M.iyor A. 13. FAIRFIELD NK1LL, HEED ulc-Electicn, 2nd Term) For Cily Treasurer ROSS BEAVERS 'term) granting there were some In ,thej , SSVI'l' Ehould "°' be . lh:>t ! tre banks failed that we would ",,,. U , ' * r , :p me f rom doing- my ha confidence in any bank. i <m:y to Gcd, and his Church; 'that if everyone felt that way! • , about the Church then all it) Tn e .Besharin camels are the stands - r ;r wcjlci suffer. I called-fastest .things in the desert and are her attenticn to Job 6:11-13 read-; the" most valuable cf the camel ing this it would seem that the . ., „ , ,. , Church is not in such a bad «rU tnbe -' P esert " ollce alwaya dUIoii." even If it docs hcve a few|' u . l pse_caniels, fov they can outrun a fiorbe. one comes from a town! in question. cf from 20 to 75—usually church folk— iiiMovillc. la.;, Ind.; Williamsport, Pa.; DHphos. Kas.; Ccppcrstown, N. Y.; Hancock Minn.; Waterloo, la.; Doimy- hrcait. N. n.; La Orange, Ky. Hampton, Va.; Laurium, 'Mich. Slcrm Lulce and Albert City, la. O.; Madison, Me. Sand Lake, I.ticli.; Clevaland, 51 Louis. Scotia. N. Y.; Kaverhil! N. H.. nnd elsewhere. \\. C. T. U. Seeks Censorship W. C. T. U. members also hav. ?'.n strcii? for the Hudson cen sorship bill. Petitions for passaj ot thai measure havo been ceivert from Kortli Branch and I Almcna, Kns.; Herkimer, N. Y.; Dtnvsr. Fort Lewis and Hugo in Cclcratio; Charleston. W. Va.;- CGhtcvr.p, Logan and Phillipsburg ira Kansas; Wcnatclise Wath.; Council Bluffs, In.; Owo'iso, Mich.; Mohnwk, Rome, t.ittle Foils. Illo:i. Norway, Chailcston Pour Corners and Utica in New York, and Mcnlo. Kas. Most emphatic and fervent of all this season's petitions \vevc those protesting asulnst tlic Gll- leu bn!, ccmln^ fiosi: ccmmunl- ties big and little. Many petitioners in that f.rcup foresai.' nothing short of national ruin if it were passe:!. Such group petitions arc always referred to appropriate committees and if they pile up high con.millce considers it passes on the bill Potassium, Calcium, Iodine Are All Essential to Life BY HI!. .llOltitiS FISHBE1X ! ir.dlc.ilcd (hat the amounts rc- itor. .k'lminl of the American I quired for the hi; bcdy are very ir.-.l Ab'.acialion, anil cf j EmsH indeed, but that even thtsa llK.tia, th? Health aia/.izin-. Ismail amounts arc not to be had So far a:, the facts hrw cerr. rs- in rcnie .-actions of the countrj tutlishcri. 10 inorganic cheiiiical | ^vherc the soil is pcor in this elc- sutstanc'cs are l;:iov.-u to t: fi^n-jment. Henef. method; have arisen for life. for supplying smsil nmounts 01 tE? clcracn'is rvp c.i'.r.-ini, Icfilnc in the form cf t.ib'.cts ana phr.spl'.m". icc;r.c. irc.n r.urt i. >p-' In the form of iMlu.:rt sr.l;, p.irttcu- ihr.t oic vvi'll i;nc.nn. and so- iarly to grov.iiiG chi;clr;n. tilnm. cc! '.ssium.. iv.sgnr.'j-im.l Iron ts found in fairly large rhl»rh:e. aivl v.ilplUT, the fi'.c :iot j amounts in jpinach. «hc-le \vhcal. jo wt'.l kncv.r.. I meat, prunes and cgj yolk. It also As h.--> been (•.•.•.pHa-ii-.-ri! is fount! In fairly smell amounts Ini Enrl as^ii; in li'.tso cclnn'.us. "cal- cereals. There was a time \vh?n| ciiur. '.' itf.'.iirod In l.irsc nmomits I ths emphasis en iron was so | lor ;lic br.iy i;i the fnvniatior. of' that feed substances not] tho br.r.cs aii.1 the tcc'.ii. an-i for i pariicuicriy rtci-iratle were eaten j re7;i::^l,ir: iv.iain r:L iho c!:i r.v.cai I In lar^e a:ucm:L"> merely fcr th?j r:5rlirr.i ;::st ^o or. in '.he l-.i::::an i iron content. Nowaday; it Is co'j- s;s,c;ii : slccrert prclcratlo to seems, !'n? Cr:-.:.r:ri.Vc;r itir.o:iiv,s of calcuiir. j iron by a proper ciiel of o:'din:ny rrj fc. •..". ;:\ K:\\'.: iiul m s.;;c"a voj-i feeds, nr.d, if n-;c;ss;ay to have nd- ctso'.:-- pr :•;•,!',.: touiv:. lif.;:.:c,) dltlcnsl iron for Ihe bui'dln; of! | spinach. c.-..;'ti.':7,'o:. .vpm-a i.. r.ndjrort ccloriiiT nnttc.' in the Koctl.i " cciciy. I, •',•<>.•.'.!'. l;« (his is r.-.Mly rjpplisd ihccujh any I I ill: 1 .: v;:y .':•;. f^-c.ils cor.iair. s ; .:f-)onc of Mvciv.I dozons of! 1 fic : .L-:i: a:-,ioi:i:ts of caiciui:-. tp \>2 of, iron puTOi.itio::;. ! any f;':.'Uil scsvico i-.r \he ^iv;-:y-' Obvio'.isiy. a veil balanced di^t; '"icieM'i^c SiM'orio^J'^ivc; numtcr ll c7'\;tc"'imtdLcnwrsub- ffiASURED IN MILES Suppose for a moment that advertising didn't exist —that there were no trade-marked goods — that everything you bought had to be judged solely by its looks or feel or taste. Imagine yourself setting out to do the morning's shopping under such couditions.You'c! drive down the street, looking in windows for the articles you needed —the blouses for Johnny, the half-dozen bath towels, the toilet soap, the ginger ale for tomorrow's picnic. You'd stop, ask questions, examine the towels, smell the soap, wonder if here was your money's worth or if you might find something better farther on. And though you followed this procedure mile after weary mile, you could never be sure. Computed simply in terms of gasoline and tires and shoe-leather, advertising saves you a startling sum every year. And if you add the value of your time, the amount is vastfy increased. When you buy a product that is advertised you know in advance what you will get, how much it costs and where you can obtain it. That is why, in millions of modern homes, the newspaper advertising columns are a daily guide to purchases. Read the advertisements, decide what you need, then buy with assurance. advertising save you time and money

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