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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1931 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PKGEF17B PROPERTY CHIEF This Alone Justifies Revolution in Minds of Communists. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the eleventh ami last aiticle in the Aeries by the United 1'rc-s cor- resiiouiient in Mlscoir, Diicenu- Lyons, summing up impressions gained In three years' resilience in the Soviet Unlcn. |iy EUGENE LYONS United Press Staff Correspondent AfOECOW. Ufarch 0. (UP)—Private property, except in simple articles of personal use, has teen abolished over one-sixth of the earth's habitable surface and a system of socialized ownership and use put in its place. This is the towering single fact about the Soviet • Union, which determines, mid fcr Communists, justifies everything else. It seems too obvious a fact to require mentioning, as though in the- midst of the French Revolution someone were to discover that the divine rights of kings have beer, questioned. But 13 years of bitter partisan 'argument and speculation about this Russian question have buried the obvious under mountains of incidental matter. It seems to me worth while (o try to dig it out. Differences Unlimited The differences between the Soviet Union and the surroundinj world cannot be enumerated, because they are almost without limit. The cleavage runs right through every department, of human affairs. Not merely in economics and politics but in morals, leligion, art and culture, in people's personal nmbi- tions and prejudices, the contrast betwen capitalist and Soviet society hold true. Traced to their roots these differences come to the same central fact: the changed relation between humanity and its property. The whole amazing complex of events here—from the inspiring industrial plans to' the silliest tabco against anything remotely bourgeois— comes down to a deep hatred of the old system on the one hand, and on the other to A dogged determination to fortify and carry forward the uew system. The cleavage between the t'.vn worlds cannot be told in terms of ^ statistics. Whither the Five-Year Plan is fulfilled in four, or in eight ycats, will be merely an episode- in the larger historical drama. Par-. Imps that is why economists ami observers, who come here for a few weeks or months, however learned and honest, miss some of the. essentials. New Human Values Tn a prolonged residence one begins not only- . to understand but. what is even more important, to feel that new. human values have emerged iroin the revolution. The Russian generation which has grown up since 1917 reacts so differently to the simplest things in life that it would be helpless in a capitalist environment, as helpless as an African savage stranded in Mew York. I refer to such liasic everyday things as money, clctr.es, ic.\ iclalioiiSj ambitions, entertainment. I dc net mean that jrccd has disappeared but that money as an end in itself, as IL test of personal success nr social usefulness, has disappeared. I mean thai front the way ^ man ivhom you meet In the corridcr 'pf an instiluticn is dressed you cannot tell whether he's the. president or its bum- blest clerk; in fact, if he's da»- pcrly dressed he-'s more: likely, to Uc the clctk. Careerists avaricious for glory or for power there are aplenty, j perhaps mere than elsewhere, but ^ the ordinary ambition whose shin- ins goal is a fat. bank account and a nock of servants is unthinkable here. Fridc of Hirlh There is a pride of birth in Russia today as vigorous and as lu- L'icrcus as in the court of Nicholas the Last. But it Li a pride: in proletarian or peasant origin. For every emigre lackey who poses as a Russian count in Paris or Nev< York, there are a dozen real counts here posing as well-bcrn sous of blacksmiths or poor peasants. Without arguing the wisdom or thc justice of sixii basic changes In the values of life, one must admil ?.s a simple' matter ot record that new and far-reaching attitudes have teen born Into the world. A new force has been let loose which must color the whole future of mankind, for good or 111, whatever direction the Soviet enterprise may lake. Tr.is country/has become the site where a new social order is brin? painfully and expensively erected. We Deliver Phone 159 Bargain&for Saturday and Monday tusfimau On Aerial Road to Romance igg Carries Fine Portrait of Woman OONZALES. Tex.. (UP)—A hen gg, tearing (he distinct feature of woman with a half smile on her ace and her left arm upraised, nas exhibited here today by rs. D. M. Livingston. Tho artistic prowess of Ihe Rhode Island Red hen was dlscov- when Mrs. Livingston peeled he shell from a harboilcd C38 she. ras reparing for » salnd. Tho picture looked ns i! it had been raced on 1 the egg with a needle loinl. Thompson, chairman of the district which Includes I'einiscot, Dimklm, New Mndiid and Misslss-i ll'lii counties, I'jiniscol County Is feeding Iftccn Imndrcd families i tluu migriued here for the cotton ' picking season last full. Read Courier News want flds- Cooler Red Cross Slill Is Feeding Unemployed' COOTER, Mo.—-The local chap- j tcv of the Red Cross is contliuilnfi I to iee:l the unemployed, but rent- | ers and share croppers are not being aided. They arc requested to o'jiain help .from their land-lords | or the supply merchants. -It is not j definitely known just how long the chny.'.cr will continue to i;si:c focd orders, out the destitute and needy will probably be taken cure | of until the farm crops are well j in:dor way. According in figuies of Mrs.. Newest round-the-world air tourists, Richard young American 'adventurer-author, and Moye Halliburton (right I,Stephens, pilot, aic:not too familiar already with the shov,n here as they arrived in London to start a globe-circling "'B' 11 -:^ 5 ',"' In their plans, "Ihe Flying Carpet." they expect to mate n leisurely con[a | n "~;"7 a ..j' amount of voyage, following the path: of the Crusaders across Europe to the murc | er . anr j sudden death. Holy Land. • i It is published by Doublerjiiy, Do- SALE Stonevillc No. 1 planting scctl inch and sixteenth stiiplc, snvcd before any rains, bitf boll, easy picking, turns out well at gin. Pi'icc ?C>0.00 pei- ton. Less than ton ?3.QO per hundred or will exchange ono for two for good prime seed. J.H. Smart, Sr. 1123 Wwl Main I'hone 551 nit BOOK URVEY "Thc EveilnstinB Struc^e," by tows this family's fortunes. The • Jchaii Bojcr, U a Pitiful Talc cf -rich" son Is crippled by i!lne3s. I Unrelieved Tragedy, liut H Glows The father dies of exposure. Tue ! Will! a. Warm, Hopeful Light as mother, grown old and feeble, bo- : Characters Fulfill Their Destiny, comes a tired pensioner in a bar- I • • • rcn room. The daughters nrarry I BY BRUCE CATTON and rind theft positions worse in- ! NEA Service Writer stead of better. The fisherman- | To tell a tale that is tragic in eon pious along, supporting the i every statement and every' implies- family, barely existing from yen [ lion] and yet to make it a story to year. The foundling; at 1C, is • that glows with a wr.nn. almcst turned loose to fend for himself. | hopeful light in spite cf its sombre Unrelieved tragedy? Yes — but j overtones, can be clone only by p. sirV^ely luminous, ter.Jerly tcld. • first-rate literary artist. It happ'-is Eic!i figure in the pitiful tale be- I that Jolian Bojer. ;he Norwegian comes human, becomes somehow novelist, is thai kind of writer; ana gallant and great; by fulfilling their "The Everlasting Sirugs'iS,' icceni- miserable destiny, Uics? people j;:s- ly issued by Tne Century Co. a; (ify lh» high boast* nf the rac;. $2.50, is that kind of novel Beaten down and trodden on. they "The Everlasting Simple" is a kno-.v. nc surrender and no coi:t- ctiidy of the humble folk cf a pov- plaining. erty-stricken little fishing villag-} "The Everlasting Struggle" is. a on the rocky shores of .1 bleak fjord, book, of re.il power. I am glad to I Their poverty is complete. They lecommend it to you. struggle along at the bare subsistence level. A shilling is a large sum. a pound is almost a competence; the fishermen cannct afford to buy Iheir fishing gear! the farmer can- n; ^";7'horrific bin interesting trio, not afford to buy a horse to pull j;is plow. Even family love cannot b? pcor against the crushing force of v/ant. An aging parent, tillable ID work, is simply one more mouth to fc;d. In such a setting \ve nre introduced to the l^iata family. The father has a rocky little farm, in which l:e and tho motr.er work j tirelessly from dawn to dusk. On? son is a fisherman: another, til? rich man of the family, is l:ea-J- waiter in a hotel in a distant city. There nrc two daughters, hopeful of husbands hatter provided with this world's gocSs; and there is a foundling bey, weak and sumtccl. who also dreams his dreams of escape. Staee by stage, the author fcl- jra nand Co. and sells at S2.50, I UIGIDE? MURDER? MIRACLE? A THUH.UXG NEW STOIIV OF CHICAGO'S fiAXGSTEUS. E::lt!e. murder ana sudden deaih pcning in the Soviet Union and easy to understand enthusiasm fcr it. What seems incsmprchCiisibk' is that anvrne should still bo atn- ihe old has fcr the most part b:cn Ithetic towards u. unaware of the cleared away and the building ma- experiment which will mark oil' cur first tcrlals for the new arc first being assembled; intlustrialization snu CDllcctiviz.ition arc no; socialism t'ut the raw materials out cf which the Soviet leaders hope sven'.u- aily to b;iild socialism. I'rofcund Intlnciire However it may develop, a profound influence ' upon the future cannot br doubted. The development, moreover. Is so precipitate that this figure is nol something In the vagi-c dislancc but one which may touch the leaders of \Ve hate mightily to have anything to do with any of them, but we lovo to read about them. Hence Vnsre o-.;;iit to be a sure appeal in "The Owe-Way ..Ride." by Walter Noble B'.itns. author of "Billy tr.e Kid." Mr. Burns, a veteran Chicago newspaperman, here writes Ihe history of ihc gang wars of that windy and uihappy city. Most oi that history, to b= sure, has besn toli before—some oi it to the paint of boredom—and many Americans prclvibly have read all tr.ey care to en the subject. Kevcrtheiess. this book is a valuable reference boss on li'.e subject and if yon aren't already fed up with the lives and deeds of the 6'Banicns. Torries and Cai'.cnes of the land it is also a book to si; «;> nights \viih. _ The story begins with Big Jim Co'.Osi'.r.o. first, of tr.c modern "underworld ku-.us" of Chicago: r-.nd the story of Ccbsimo. I tlihk. is the best in the beck, since It contain'- more nc'.r material than any cf ti-.c o'.h.'rs. Then fellow sketches of Ihe rise cf Torrb, who had been T5.MIALYZED from Ihat hor- JL rible sccidcntl Never 10 walk 3^'m —I slill burned with loie for Olgn—my sweet, young wife. And yet I was unable to apjicis? tliat glow of hope in her eyes — Irore thai Mazed with desire—the day she met Bel Ruignon—onscrunulou! matinee iiiol. Ilelple!?, I watched him plrfy on her loving, innocent nature—biding his lime till Olg« DO longer couM resist him. lion' I suffered—prnycJ for her—raged with jealousy—«od dropped to the dregs of despair. rijr.t-'.i.ind man; ot C;i- pne. whom Torrio had t-.-cught on century ficm these Ihat preceded and those thai cor.-.o after. The French Revoiulicii. it v.-i!l. ^ , „._ , , be recalled, ended wlih the fias::> ' rc - u Nev; Ynr;c: of O^- 111 ™- yll ° of a i'ew tmpercr and a nsw era- «»* :m:0 "S '^ ''^™ s ( » Ms own Phe. For its o«n generation uk«=p; of Tens Lombar.lo. who was [ luil simmered down into a miscr .lklllctl in broad (iaynght on n crmvd- iihlo failure. But ti-.c business o:]«l sidewalk in the lieavt of the kingship was novel- the samc !Locp; of Jc; Ai?V;o. Jjcs Zviia and tlurcafier. I «ic rrs < ol th: scl ' r ^' crcw And whatever the ultimate fate! Orc.-isioiiaily "Mr. Burns fcctns to of the Russian Rcvoi-.uien, (1 c bus-j itrive overhaul fcr effects, ami tness of private ownership in- pro-j scmc-tinics it seems to me he is a fit. and evctylhirr.! th-.it i.i (Ihcctiy hub too ready to bciisvc uiiat lie To the l,iilen(ti'itt on the TRUE STORY lUiio Hour Tbe hllo^inl j!pnt< frcn Ihc Aptjj illae of TRUE STOBY Ma<«Jir.e "ill bs broiJcul liil monk in Ire TIUE STORY HoDf which Jiei of. Ihe «'r cjch['riJir^ljhi«l9o'clcckr.tlltio Time; S o'clock Cealnl Ticne. Because J Loved My Wife Why I Always Mind Ms- Own Business She Wanted to Be Beautiful Her Sou's 1'atVicr Tbe April TRUE STORY i»tiow on the Io be b:4iJcnt. hour will r.c Cl Tbot night — my revolver. "Goodbye, angcl-beott," I whispered anj —TIIHN'I Out on tliclawn—I sa\Y Kaignon—lake her—roy wife—in hia arms. "1 can't let lier live in thai dilgracc," I cried. Slowly I raised my revolver—carefully I took aim—and . . . What did Jolm do? In that awful climax, iliJ be kill Olgn to save her from disgrace with Hai^non? Or dij he nmriicr that cad—an act which wuulil blacken him forever in the eyes of his wife —of society — of Cod? What almighty miracle could hate come to solve this pitiful tangle of helpless human destinies? Vou ttiatt read for yourself 1IKCAUSK I LOVIiU MY Wll'li—the true, heart-rending story of a roan ivho wheeled his way throng!' I'"H in «n invalid's chiir—and nhat tic finally found at Ihc very brink of oblivion. Read I1F.CAUSK .1 LOVED 'MY \VIFH «nd nearly a score of other astounding real-life stories, including lilies such *\ "HIS I'AMM.Y I.OVK," "1 MAUHIE1) l-OR MY FAMILY'S SAKF," and "IT'S SO UASY TO 11U- LIEVK F.V1L"—nil in April THUK STOKY MAGAZINE. Get your copy—read it todayt i llicse very lines. H is easy to un- lor indirectly connected with it, will (hears; but in the main the ba=k is i ivhat is hap -never bo the same tlmcafter. -eminently readaWe, and If you f.rc dcrsiand hatred lor what Pure or Compound LIMjy'H. Slicoct or No. 2'/z Can 24 Pound Sack COFFEE MinareU - Lb T£ c .25 c TUNA FISH SARDINES TOMATO PASTE CABBAGE CELERY CABBAGE ,,,!5 L ICC Yellow Frail AVOCADAS ARTICHOKES PARSNIPS OYSTER PLANT ENGLISH PEAS sy K C Chuck Ib. OYSTEBS CHILI SPARE RIBS Sireak-G-Lean lest Sides !b. EEF Sffi CHITTERLINGS

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