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The Greenwood Commonwealth from Greenwood, Mississippi • Page 4

Greenwood, Mississippi
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SUMP: Publisher Editor Sl'MTElt GILLESPIE LITTLETON UPSHUR THOSE LADY PATRIOTS. Tho Iiuly patriots who tried to trot our government to bar Professor Albert Kinstcin from America as a "dangerous radical" are at it again. Einstein, now sai'eiy landed in California, might do well to change his jdans. turning 1om a study of the universe to a study of the psychology of lady patriots. Entered at Greenwood Poxtoffice aa Second-Clans Matter Pear Mr.

Sump: I read in your paper, Mr. Hump, where (lovernor Conner litis told the folks out In Texas tliir Mississippians are doliirht-i-l to pay the Males tux, and urc practically standing In line to hand out their pennies with joyful smiles on their faces. lays ubout him, with: the utmont violence. The attack dn'te from the evening on which he taw his intoxicated father bout hit mother. Yet contrary to what was firsl, such shocking experiences are not the original cause of the individual's difficulty.

If they were, every child who hud been subjected to tihock would develop "nervous difficulties, Many children pass untouched through experiences -which have a distorting influence upon the behavior of others. l'or this reason as well as others it Is known that a child brings to a shock a certain mental predispo-, sition. This predisposition lies in NATIONAL ADVEItTlSIXtt KHPKESENTAT1VB IH'viiie-Tenney Corporation Xtw York Chicago Detroit. Surely there is no mystery in the hcav-i rri; 41,:.. i-wrlif Jioro I'll 1.11 I Ul IK ll Ull- 1 lli'- i on earth, no problem in the higher mathe-! unities so difficult as the problem of what I know the governor believes he says, Mr.

Sump, but what he thinks is joyful smile is really a K'in of rajfe and the wan smile of resignation. The Associated Prcg Service ME7u1TrTf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The. Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of nil news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited to this paper, and also the local news herein are also reserved. constitutes patriotic service in th" minds of; I those defenders of American institutions. i The Woman Patriot, a publication repre- part in the quality of his emotional relations to his parents.

Where this atiiunie uiwun NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC "ti'ig tlu's0 hulies. seems to find the g'val Any erroneous reflection upon the scientist especially dangerous because, in his; them is mucked by a strong tih- itanding or reputation of any person, firm or cor-j private and personal capacity, he happens to poraliyn which may appear in the columns of The I (0 Wiir 0 oos n()( want any Commonwealth will be gladly corrected upon it i.nmh;,ur An- 1 heard my friend, Joe Kolse, secretary of the State Budget Coiiimiiision on the radio the oth-day and he talked about what line publicity Mississippi is get-tiiijl now, ami mentioned that N'jith Canilinu enjoyed the spotlight for many years and thut everybody got their inspiration I'i' in that state for a long time. They sure did, Mr. Sump, but pay day has come in North rarolinu and nobody is pruising that state now. Hope it don't Uru out that way in being brought to the attention of the publisher.

parently the ladies do. In their anti-pacifist attacks on Einstein, they may not get very far with a government flict of feeling, where love struggles with jealousy, hate and antagonism, shucks are likely to be permanently harmful. Children who are secure in their parents' affection, whose love for them does not suffer from tno much conflict, can us-siniilato experiences which are quite shattering to others. Thus the greatest safeguard is to be found not in surrounding the child with a wall of protection, but in keeping his relation to his parents open and affectionate. The Greenwood CommonwealthH Platform for Greenwood and Leflore County.

which itself has been, as these ladies would! so un-American as to sign probably I general treaty enouncing war. And then, perhaps, the lady patriots will want to (repel our government at Washington and set up i tln model. Thov mac insist on Kverybody likes the kind of publicity Mike Conner is getting for Mississippi and the whole nation is applauding Mike's won- Tl'KKKY TRICKS derful achievements. There's I lo's of lessons all of us can organizing an army of 100 per cent she-Am- erieans to show cowardly he-Americans what virility is. i ri'y1t-' Ilk "4c i barn from the old Greeks, Mr.

Sump. Once there was a great or something, who employed a man to repeat to him very of-t "Remember thou art but a man." BAUSON FAVORS ADVERTISING. In a telegram toKditor Publisher, Rog DOWNKRS GliOVK, III. Lor all-around hoodluniisni, Bill and Pete, Montana turkeys that manage to outline the holidays, are coming in for their share of attention. Bill weighs 22 pounds and Pete tips the scales at 18.

Their record: Chased a gas inspector 200 meters. Demonstrated their ability to whip any dog in Downers (jrove single handed. Made a housewife run indoors. Combining forces, made life miserable for eight dogs. Mrs.

Robert Tarr, wife of their owner, said she wouldn't execute An adequate and complete levee system protecting every part of Greenwood, and roads leading into the city from flood wau-rs. Extension of limits of Municipal Separate School District to embrace tei ritory not in the city limits, but which is served by the City Schools. Development of hiil territory near Greenwood as a dairy and cattle raising region. Hardsurfaced main highways and graveled roads throughout the county. Local support for local industries and enterprises.

Ultimate adoption of city manager plan of municipal and the passage of such legislation as may be necessary to make such plan possible. er Babson, noted economist- says: The return of prosperity today depends upon thing namely a return of purchasing power. Pudchasing power comes from a de-; sire within the hearts of the people. It is1 not more money that is needed today. There is practically as much money in the country today as five years ago.

The difficulty is that this money is stagnant and is not circulating. People frightened an dnot buy parents ABOUT NEW YORK SHOCKS By Alice Judson i'eale One psychological discovery of mem. it ii on intends to do anything about it papers from across the seas, audi Ky WILLIAM (i.UNliS XKV YORK even the he believes 1 can he train in these times. live leisurely in marked contrast 1 recent years is that neurotic dis- not to print more money, openinir of the nnera this year ing. The task i broueht out such a profusion of Hirbances may be traced back to certain shocking experiences.

A young woivi.i, for instance, is afraid of horses and her fear dates from her sixth year when a runaway horse nearly killed her. to the hullabaloo along the Last, river front a short distance away. On Cherry street is the restau-. rant of Sebastian Kstruda. who I numbers among his patrons some distinguished figures from up-1 town.

Cluaper Xew Year's New Year's Eve prices in clubs restaurants and hotels took another dip this year. About the highest- priced shindig in town wa the Actors' Dinner Club ball, a i. $0 a person. But that was tall hats as the first performance at the tl.iOO-seal music hall in Radio City. Formal attire prevailed overwhelmingly in the great audience that saw Row's premiere.

Styl but to convince people that it is their patrio-tie duty to pass it along to others and trust others to pass theirs along in turn, i "If the government would give us two 1 millions a month to spend with the newspa- pors to prove the above facts to the Ameri-1 can people, we could bring business back to normal within a few months. A boy was compelled to enter into good turKcys. UK Ol MINT ATTKXI) DU1.UTH. Minn. P) James Lmil Ravcla, -'Hi, couldn't come to the policemen's and firemen's hockey game although he had purchased tickets.

The reason he couldn't attend was because the police shot and killed him the other day as a jewelry store robber. A detective sold him the tickets for the game, played last John Hancock the death chamber of his grand By the way ish women in ail their were a show themselves. once lived on Cherrv i.nd the have for not finery a charity event. And as The casino in the park sliced might from S20 last year to Sl-I. which were gives you an idea of how the in all est of fun was scaled down.

i Some of the dining rooms in big men well, one supposed there mother and since that time has awakened night after night with terrified outcry. A boy of six has fantastic emotional outbursts in which lie tears his hair, his eyes roll out of focus and he toppers "For every dollar the government would that many sill Samuel Reid. credited with designing the American flag. The number of licenses granted to itinerant musicians has mounted steadily. The licenses give them a perfect right to group themselves in those little in such a camiiaiirn wimld brinir back 1 asf hotels, which heretofore had been was All of tin The formality opening.

for Uu simply ten-iolu in taxes atone, in tact only uy bringing back business can the federal budget ever be balanced. theatre is intended to he a vevy democratic institution as a 6,200 MISSISSIPPI PRODUCTS WEEK Under mandate of Governor Conner, Mississippi is universally observing Mississippi Pryoducts Week, January 16-21. This WeJt, proclaimed by the Governor- l- apart a a week of intensive educational ef fort, whei the plans and purposes of the Mississippi Products Campaign are to be discussed and sold to the public Many people have the erroneous idea that Mississippi Products Week is the Campaign. On the contrary, this Week merely ushers in the Campaign, which will continue throughout the year and through succeeding years. i seat house must be.

the Reconstruction Finance There is not a great deal "Up to now York'; "dressing" seen in New public places these nights Corporation and the other federal agencies have been necessary but to continue these expenditures longer is a crime and waste per cent of this amount spent on an educational campaign to get money circulating would bring better results." higher, were offering dinner, mineral water, paper caps, confetti, noise making devices and a headache thrown in for and SO. And a number of alleged good times were offered for a couple of dollars. Manhattan Memos There is a dash of old Spain along Cherry street the street on which George Washington once lived. Spanish-speaking folk who strum guitars and eat hot foods live in red brick houses with wrought iron balconies. They follow the bull fight news in theatre spots there is insistence upon formality may counted on the fingers of i hand.

A number of the pi: prefer that their patrons div hut they don't turn awav infoi street bands and blare in front! of your window to their hearts', content until you toss them a bribe to move along. Over on West Forty-fifth there is a stable that quarters stage horses and. now and then, other animals which may be used in some Broadway production. The business was established 35 years! ago by "Doc" Potter, who trained the original "Ben Hur" steeds (njnember the chariot, tread- It is called the Ben: i Hur stables and, until last was located down in old Chelsea. HERE'S WHAT EVERY ISSUE of the COMMONWEALTH BRINGS ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS The same service taken by the Commercial Appeal, New York Times, New Orleans Times-Picayune, and leading papers everywhere.

AP means authentic and complete. If it happens in this world and it's news, you'll find the best story ondev the AP caption. The Campaign has the dual purpose oij money. It seems to list re- WORK PERMITS AND WORKERS. some peo If the number work permits issued to tha who occupy orehe a of leaving school under the age limit KOjR jn (v dress as much a-of course, non But dyj could be taken as an accurate estimate of yore A WASH INGTON DAYBOOK members ahead of time.

the number of children engaged in gainful employment, the child labor outlook in this country would be bright indeed. The num-' ber of first work permits issued has been! steadily declining. The Children's Bureau of the federal gov-j eminent hases its estimates of decreasing child labor entirely on the work permit fig-1 ures. It leaves out of account children doing i arousing a State coiv piousness, therebv influencing increased consumption and use of Missis npi Products, and also to establish new markets for Mississippi Products by ie-placing present shipped-in products. This first part of the Campaign deal- directly with the buying habits of the people of Mississippi.

To effect a radical change in habits that are deep-seated will require time and persistent effort. The latter part of the Campaign includes a series of studies and analyses of markets and distribution which also will require time and entail a tremendous volume of work. As pointed out by the leaders of this Campaign, it is a movement to change the economic system and position of Mississippi. COMPLETE COVERAGE LOCAL NEWS Business, financial, social, police, legal, sports or any bit of local news, is carried the day it happens. gressional campaign committee.

There are democrats in the house of the congress that comes in on March 4. A large proportion of these democrats will be representatives serving foi the first time. By HER15EKT PI.L'M.HEU WASHINGTON Capital political observers who have kept an eye on the bid for the job of Speaker in the next congress read with no. re than casual interest Byrns' statement around Christmas about his chances. "I believe," said the Tennessean, "an estimate of commitments by the members at this time would be in error.

Knows His Politics The man who has achieved; some fame "on the hill" by run-! ning the augyt appropriations committee in what he describes "a folksey way" knows about all the -tricks of the poliliiul And his mind is set on this job; of speaker. 1 So when he says, as he does' with emphasis, "I am confident! of the result," there's likely to be something up his sleeve. i Byrns, tall and thin, with keeh work for which permits are not required, as well as children illegally employed who ought to have permits. The National Child Labor Committee reports that in this large field of unregulated work it finds an ever-higher FULL STATE NEWS Special Commonwealth correspondents scattered throughout the state send special stories to the Commonwealth. I have received information Any thinking person viil agree that it is! Domestic from section of percentage of working children neither practical or nossihle for ATissirmi i He Aided Them Joe Byrns, chairman of the congressional elections committee, is known to most of these newcomers if not to them all.

It was his job to help them get their seats. All of which may work to his benefit when they actually get around to counting votes for the speakership. Perhaps that was what Byrns had in mind when he warned his friends Kainey and McDuffie and others against estimating commitments of the i tlie country. 1 nave a niagnili- home work, street trades cent t.hance to to supply all of hor wants. However, a vast! service' tcnem''nt twinkly brown eyes that look out A DAILY PAGE OF COMICS By the best artists in America.

Clean, wholesome comic strips that add to the cheery side of life. The Commonwealth's comi: page is one of the best published in the state. Those words may or may not prove to be significant. At Miy rate they have started speculation as to what bearing on the speakership race a little known job of Byrns' will have thai of chairman of the democratic con beneath beetling brows, is in position to make a strong bid for the job. He stands No.

-1 in the house of the incoming congress' with 24 years of uninterrupted service behind him. quantity of her needs that are now being I OKi lam Iabor are STeat numbers supplied from outside sources can be econom- of wno mut work under unwhole- ically and satisfactorily supplied from with-' some conchtlons and with injury to their in the borders of the State. At present, the heaJJ1.In,nd trade balance of Mississippi with outside ter-i 1 labor ls an evi1 the depression is ritory runs adversely into manv millions of not curing' but only temporarily and dollars annually. This condition has rapidly emmy alleviating. depleted our wealth and purchasing power! Hollywood Sights and Sounds CONSTRUCTIVE EDITORIALS Written by skilled, intelligent writers who know what they are writing about.

No Commonwealth editorial ia written haphazardly. until today, Mississippi stands orty-eight Before Japan's latest defensive move- ment ends, she'll probably hae a neek it at HOLLYWOOD Old fashioned among the states'in per capita wealth and Peking. Or, you prefer, she'll be peeping at rewer niPment. 1 1 a being returned to work in pic- tures made in anticipation of the who played a bit in "So This Is Africa." They all have their old jobs waiting when they wipe off the grease-paint. possible legalization of beer.

Lots of experts are trying to figure out some kind of mild inflation. The trouble is, that "mild" is likely to turn into "wild." per capita income. The Mississippi Products Campaign has the objective of balancing the trade volum? of Mississippi and keeping at home the enormous toll that has gone out each year to enrich other sections and other states. It is the practical plan of he Mississippi State Board of Development to carry out its slogan to "Make the Most of Mississippi." A complete set of beer-making apparatus, appropriately covered with studio cobwebs, plays a big part in the new Buster Keaton-Jimmie Durante comedy, and the fun begins when the two brush off the cobwebs and go into the business of wholesale thirst-4uenching. This one is already in produc- brings pretty pennies into the pockets of several studio employes who leave their desks, errands or Shine stand and put on make-up only to return complacently to their routine jobs afterward.

There's Eddie Brophy, M-G-M production manager, who gets screen credit when he appears, and rather often. And Oscar, the Paramount bootblack, who acts nearly as much as he shines shoes, but when not acting can be found at his stand. Columbia offers Mozelle Brit-tone, red-haired casting assistant who has taken roles in three recent productions; Ann Marion (Ann Perschinski to the home folks at Topeka, a secretary, who appeared in "Hollywood Bret Black, office by, who now has a role with Step on the gas. It's cheaper than ever before that is, if you don't count the tax. Maybe you'd better step on the tax.

One-Set Film Passing Even with the later one-set i pictures still in production, the screen is veering more and more away from the idea and using its camera freedom to break away from limitations imposed by the stage. Only suggested in the stage DAILY MARKETS From the leading marts of the world. T.he New York stock exchange listings within half an hour after the close. All markets published the same day for which quotations are made. The only paper circulated in the Delta publishing full market quotations on "Today's Market." AND NUMEROUS FEATURES that go to make the Commonwealth one of the state's best newspapers.

A Washington Letter, a Hollywood column, a daily chat with one of the world's foremost physicians, a daily article on child psychology, sports talks by writers who are experts, a continued story, are just a few of the added features to the Commonwealth. i tion, and should be good for Our sympathy goes out to those Oklahoma Indians who have started a school to learn to farm like white men. If you love your friends you can't bear to "punish" him for some imagined slight by neglecting him, laughs whether or not the beverage is legalized. Two other studios have under consideration melodramas or more serious yarns dealing with the beer question. piay, "Men Must Fight" the destruction of New York by enemy air forces is to be shown on the screen and the limited stage setting of "Clear All Wires" is to be expanded to cover a great Some say beer will balance the budget, and other say it will unbalance anything or 1 Japan's logic is very simple Why should outsiders pass judgment on her military actions, when she knows she's right? Buck Jones in "Lost Valley Gold' Acting As a Sideline Movie-acting a a sideline deal 'of geography," and Tessie Gilbert, script.

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