The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1935 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 13, 1935
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tOUl K/TCHEVIL'LE, <AHK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYfHBVtt-LB COU, TH* OOTOJZR H8WBOO.. 1 NEWS N»tlPflil AdvwtWM f Psuits, IB?,, . St. Lpttb, DalUij, pity, 'published Aftcptoop t fwtBt BmyUy SB second clw ro»ttef &( the" post pfflw at 8tylUevUle, Arkansas, under.'act of Cpngress, On, t«ber 0, 1911, By caujer )1 the Pity of Bljwvjllr, JBo per •\i-ek, or »?.60'per j-^ar, tn »dvatwo, By mill, within a mains ot 60 mites, 13.00 per year, $1.60 lor «ls mwiUis. ?ta for three month*; by null ID pcala) zones two to lU, inclusive, $6,6<) per year; In tones pev^n wJ eighl, $10,00 .per year, payable In advance. The Sales Tax By i) vote of 01 to -10 [])(! Arkansas : liotiso of reprcKcnldtivcs laal ni|?ht took uction llml, -in nil in-olwljllily, will place upoii the people of Arknuuns. •i l\vo per'.ceni' retail sales Inx. If ;he Bcnotu iicccpl.s house .amendments Die 'measure will go to tliu tfovcrnor, > ivlio will.sign it. ' , ' Lust night's vole, close'.. MS . it w'iuj," did not reflect Uic sentiment of Uie people of Arkansas or even ithat of 'members of ^the' house• of ruiu'esenUi- lives.; II \ttis lliu'-rcsitli'rrttliei' of ttie exercise by the '• governor niul meih- bevs of his offitial Jfiimily of. evciV' ounce of pressure that could be broi|i;lH • fo bear to whip fcjiictiiiiiimembers into '• line, Members' of•'.tliu Ijpusi; ropdrt Unit the -stale rcyeiiuu-ilopiirtineiH, llic" .Hlule .liijfliwit'y depnrliueiil, anil , ; tliii • s(alu relief '• iMiiiiijMrHUoii-T-Uie Utra:,great patronage dispensing, agencies--^ i virtually forced the,measure '..tjirqugli by thinly veiled tin-pals, of••piih-ti'nage i reprisals. The explanation sceiri.s rca- sphable for the .lihnl rolli?nll.-showed' on Jhc ,a|Tjriiiiil.iye' sh|o a number, of. : reprosehtativcs vvlig'recunlij'Tiiad •bogp outspoken.ijrtheir'.'opiiosition'.ib'a S;))QS lax. .Aii'd intcreStijjply choi|gli.;unoi)B. Ihose. who 'swilciicd'^v-erd xeycnil with . relatives on tfie :. payrolls.;'of varicfm '• state deparj.'i)i6nt». . .''.'• '. : "•'. '. V- .. ; V ; , -Thus - wlilje'.weaHjIuss. oirlliu .-jiavtjpf•-. soin'fi j'neniberis of '.Uic.'ljgusu : ps'rutiitetl' passage :of tlic «ilcs "liix,:'rej|lVrespOn- which' the measure will produce. And tWl k-u^ooA tiling For if there is one tlifujf niore impoj'laul thun any oilier to the people of Arkansas- today i( i« fhs.t pub|(c wipwjdiUircs be kept wjtllln the limlis fixed l?y the iiaople's ability to pny. Ijac) Hie nilniiniotrn- ^lon Ri)d the leKlslatyU'q piiulc any sor- ious effort to olim/iia|c non-csnential public cxiMndituresi, and had additional revenue still been necessary, the case for the BiilcN tax would have been much stronger, • But llierc wun m> .sueli ot- fort. There was nothing but a demand for more money—with no assurance thai tho people will get their money's worth. The basic problem of public llnancc in Arkansas has not yet been tackled. ; ivitli the kovcriioivTf you Welcome'It . sales 1 lax iind-'cair vetpneile'-il wjtli;his" eanipaign promises 7 -lie • inorjJH , your' praise. ' XT, you 'don't Mike' it, 1 '-;Biiti :/ ir you interpreted Jiis .pre-election ipVoiiv- jscs to protec't the people of.Arka!i«iis against 1 iulTCHaeil ,taxiUjgii »s -inclining ; that he would 'iit-b-'llie power fat tije t'pvcrnoi-'s . command lo'-, 'prevent, : Va lieavjor tax bunion, ]- he i merits': your awlcnmation.. •'•••' .',-• • . '•". . If thc. : Virtual et;rlai|ity that llie ; sales fax, as passed yesterday- in .the liotisc, will become ! law is realized . the light against it will • not have: bccii al- togethur in' vain. The; rate liiis been .reduced from the :; '3. per. cent demanded • in the original-Hall bill'. to'2.per cent!,and foods 'rind, tlrugii-have been exempted. Thesis', changes db';-n6t'-makc it a' good bill btit they mal(c'it ;less bad than it was in its original form. They also, of course, '•reduce .the, revenue' OTrT6M"WAY^ ^~~~ Keeping Utilities in Line The iH'ctihleiif/ draws a ('Uliiiclioii between good u'ml had ulilil.s holding companies, demanding the diminution of (hose whii;t] exist 'merely for Hie financial exploitation ol' operating companies—mid through them of the pub- lic—ami conceding (hat those which limits it real contribution to the ell'ie- •ijjney of llicir opemling subsidiaries perform a .useful .service and are en• titled'to continued existence. In tliiK tho president is of course rig!]!, a'rtil.if-the end he seeks can Lie : udiioved tlirdiigh, the Kaybiirn bill, iiio'w pending in congreHs, it should be enacted. We ai'e inclined to believe, liowpvei', thnt eliniihation of limuidiil Oiplvifiiliuu in Dm t|ii|i|y liold cim hi: ' achieved with greater ceilainly anil : with less rfek.of injustice lo legitimate operators by other methods. Wlmt the public wants-from utilities ' and what it is entitled lo demand is - good ' service at reasonable cost. It i docs not care, nor is- it particularly any of. its business, wJiuUicr tliat .service is-furnished by, an independent op- crating conipHiiy or by a subsidiary 1 of it holding- company. Now utilities arc natural monopolies*. Competition ;, ill liny one field nieans duplietition of . etjnipiiiciil, increased unit costs and.. less-'e'lTjcicHl'"und ucononiical service. .. : And jlv.ijij-Iwrd'lo force•'mbiiopblies'vlly "•>••' " iaw'oi'.i'cg'ulalicii to give the jje'st pqrf-..j. ,. Bible .sjcmqc ;»U-llju leant'possible coSt^' Like most of' Hie rest of us their, in- elj nation is to make tho most of their profit opportuuilies—not always with a . . view to the future. But (hero is one form 'of, competition that-can force utjljty .'monopolJcK to'toe. the line. That ,' ( is-the tin-cat of public ownership. The : presideiit declares, 1 very properly, against ".slate socijilism." \v« don't waiit government ownership, but the possibility of it can serve with better •- elfect than any act of congress in forcing the 'elimination of ; uneconomic., holding companies ami jn protecting the Dtibiic iigajpst excessive rates. ' Privately owned utilities can give ; better a'i)d cheaper service than publicly owned ones: Hut the best way to ^.insure their doing il is lo keep the possibility; of public ownership not [ w far. in 'the background. By Williams WE'RE NOT"LEAVIMG ' PAVGMEMT, VOUNS MAW, EVEN IP THERE WAS ONL-V-oKie. BLOCK OF PAVEMg.MT! Y MOT So FOND op IM TOWKI, WE DASSEKl'T GO OPP P/iVtM', Vrt|V, A AW'.BUSGV is A LOTS; BETTER THAN'.THIS THING. ^ .'/j^7=,-- **•» ,' BORN THIRTY VBftRS TOO SOOM. • WEDNESDAY, .MARCH 13, SIDE OUNCES fiy George Clark "You UuUcr h»ii(f iiu,if her mother answers the phone." THIS. CURIOUS WORLD *' mKm Ferguson ALTUS... AN ANIMAL THAT LIVED ON GARTH MILLIONS OF S'EAR<S AGO/ ALTHOUGH GREATLY RESEMBLING AN '// OSTRICH, IT WAS A TRUE REPTILEl A SC3UAR.E VARD OF t IH' B^flEASERVICE I'.' PRODUCES ONE-THIRD OF AM BOUNCE OF SUGAC. IN A DAV StLUARD AR.E • /\AADE ' FROM THE f TUSKS OF FEMALE ELEPHANTS .... THE . IVORY BEMcS SUPETRtOR. TO THAT OP THE 'WALES. :i^^:K^ms^ Mir^te One siimira yard of leal turfucc lakes about two gaiium of carton dioxide Irom tlie air in a Mn«lu nay, ami throws off approsimately in equal amount of oxygen. A stcoiul's incditnlion on the subject is sufficient to make .one realize Hie importance of plant life to human existence. NEXT: What is (lie suan-in the universe? Liver Is Chemical Center of the;.Human Organism 'CI95? N£A SERVICE, WO. * • CJilAITlSli XLVlll V ICTTIJKS, telegruuw and & sheal * J of nilnieofraplicd pages were spread over tbo big ^esls. TU? oriiainoutnl paper welkin and tlio silver nsh tny bad ceen'' pusbsd aatdq to m?.ko way for a folder, bulklly shifted wltb inaqgscrlpts Tito [uemoraDdum pad was 6ciawlo,rt with notations. The pens ill tlielr holder wero moist with luk. And tlie tqlcpliona was dllur, .fouriiiil cf llir Mcdk";il AbbDuiutiuii, uini uf Uy- gl'i'il. llu- llraHIl iSiilKii/im: 'Hie liver is one cf tin- large-it orgims in your body. Fuuhvmiorc you Imvc *cvcn limes u.s iimrh.ilv- cr lisMie iis you actually n-nuiir, IIIICJ Hint's Of grt'lllr-Sl ilili.:i;Ji,u;-|-,' Iwciiusc llic liver is [rcnuriitly diiiii- ugtd by )Kil.soiis of vnn'jih klnd-s. 'I tn: liver iy ,y,i\iptx.:c-[ lo it:;,' |x-- wiiitl; ;to J.oiiiu ratNK 1,n •'. is- elioit^niicl rxLi-cl-iun «f !n|... [ O i- iking V.parl in di'ttn.i.i!,.,,, 0 [ woriipuL lilcod tells, kn- ((••vcloii- ing illbitaticcs wlik-li ;. r , C on- crnicil !n cousiiilatioii i.l I,:,,,, j. j or storing <if fal which il s:ri s from food mill releases us rniiiinil tiv the 'taly, niKl for aid. in' ( || gL . s ". tiou of sonic protein '.snij^iuiKW II ulso ncUi as a tUmk.ii J;ic- tory In duilishl;; ,VI,,MI:, im,^ ;[ subslaurc tailed glj-aij;cii. v.huii i,s UbCiMip in Uic tniiicjc:- .iiii*ji|. MJ fci- cuiivrrlliis ulytujcii' !ii|i> HH- .c iii iciiuirctl by i|{, ; i,. k ,| y ' iiotw coming i,-, )m ii,c'".'! ( ,m"u.i! and Itllcslnirs. ; K : n -[\ .,. „. .,! parts ol Ihc l):icly, ,.,1(1 lirhi, m ,,, i move various imcisn •„',( ' fvonr llic bluud. 1'iiiiilly. ,| . llrlan VVcalmoro tuvccd from the figures he iiad been reading nnd took up tlio teleplioue. "Yos," lio eald crisply. "I want that Now York call as soon ai you can Cot It. I wont to talk to AlcNeai hlnisqir. y«3, that's right. Kcej) tiylns until you got him." Tils (eleplioue euoppeil back Into plncc. Brian picked up the slicct ot dgtu'ea again, read them, HD reached for 'a. pencil, made some uotca on a pad and studied them thoughtfully, It bad been two iv-oelia. exactly. jflluce lirian had moved Into the oltlce that had beon Tbatchcr'a. There were two lines of black lettering on the door leading into'the ofllcc. The lowor one wag Jnit as It had been, but tho one above hnd been changed. The letteflng on tlie door now read, "Brian Wcatmore, general manager." The two weeks had been trying, eli-CDuoiia. Brian had tackled them manfully, bad fought hi* way through. Thero bad been difUcnltics — serious ones — until It had been demonstrated, clearly and boyond dispute., that the policies Robert Thatcher hod been carrying on In the mill were entirely hla own, without tho knowledge or consent of the owners Thatcher and nis daughter, so roporta had it. wora in Cauada. Or. by nils lime tbey might he BOiiiewbero elso. Orlan. knowing whai be did ot Thatcher's affairs. wii3 certain that, having ,-.iade the trill out ot the country .atoly there was llt(I(j llkellliuod (hat tliey would return. At least uoi for a long whllo. Thai part o! the affair was probably far tbe best — ihougn Drlan had not thought so ni tlie time, lie had raged bitterly because he v,-as unable to face Ilob- ert Thateiier and tell him. In blazing, unforgettable language, exactly what ho thought ot him. • * * JJKIAN yearned for vougeancc tor the way ho himself nad been treated at the mill, tor having been puohed aside and Ignored, tor tho misrepresentations and falsehoods Thatcher .(igd- suioolbly. The man was a thief, filling his pockets at the cspense of hundreds of- bard-working em- ployes, 89 well as ot Brian and his mother. Thatcher had done even worse things: There was the deatli of Steve .Meyers, No one was sure of Thatcher's part in that but ho had saved nimselt considerable embarrassment by Betting out of tho country. Tbe investigation ot that outrage was going on Quietly. It was likely to tiring Indictments. Brian was determined to do everything be could to bring the giiiliy ones to Justice. ;. There was p v -w «*/80lallCD tic oiijoyed. Brian Kucw ibat Tlmtcli. er, for all his tlilevury and raonoy- Brtibblng, had boen.abla to take little with him on Uls hurried de- partiiro. The man who liid wo'r- slilpped gold had lost b|s'Idol. Tho telephone ou Brian's dosb rang aealn and'he:picked u up. He listened, said, "Oh, yc s. Ash her fo come (D,-will you?" • , When, a moaiou.t later, tbg door opened and Gale Henderson atood op the threshold Brian was entirely Hie (uocnt'vc/ clcar-oyed Impersonal. .' . Gale said, "You se>)t for me?" "Yes. Won't you couio InV" She closed the floor behind lier Hriaii, without-: rising, motioned her to a cha|r,.- Ho went on, "Yea.' 1 v/aulcd to talk to you. We're making a number of ebongea Jn the mill, as you may know—rearranging schedules, - adding em- ployes, letting some go." Gnle nodded, ''J wapt to lliaiik you," she galil, "for takiug my brother back." Brian waved this aside. "I nn- dcraland ho'3 a good workman. Wo neod more ol tliem. Wo'ro lak. ing back as many as poasllilo who have been lot out In the last .Ix montliB. We'll coed them. There's EOiug to lie work for them." Gale knew wbat he said was true. Mary Cassldy was back In tlio mil! now. So were dozens of othcra. ' • • * T>UUN looked down al the page of figures oo his desk, quickly glanced up. "That brings me lo the reason 1 wanted to aee you," he said. "MI S3 G r0 ves, the former personnel director, left several days ago. There's no one iu her place. I've been wouderJui; it you'd Ilko H." "You mean-—I" • "I'm asking you"—u r | a n frowned alisbtly — "if you - d | ik( . lo tako over the work of the personnel director. 1 suppose you know Bomctblug of what It moans ^Interviews with the women em Ployes, keoplns closely |n toucb with them, working out problems that ueed adjustment. It's worli that calls tor tact and understanding. I think you might step Into the place and handle it In a way that would be tmicu. more'ii«ip. ful, from Oie management's oolnl ot view, than au outsider could Well—what do you think o t It?' "I don't know it [ co,ild do it." Gale said slowly, "but—oh, 'I'd like to try!" "Thon it's settled. i)Vop In this afternoon and Lave a^ taik ws;b Mr. Cunuingbam. He'll tell' yoL more about t!m,,iyork' in aetalf Air. Cunningham was in the J mJI| with my father. I'm 'sure yo'u'll like working 'with tilin. Abou: salary—" ' j The figure :. n? " ; D a'nii><! tooV Gale's breatb. li was niore money than slio nad bad at' any ii'me since she bad . neon working. She said. "I't tc|| you oovr grateful 1 am!" i Brian smiled .tor, tbe first lim- during tbe lu'lervlc'w. "Tbeu dou't try." be sain. ;••'• "Bui I must: . L W a nt lo ' ( K \\ you. too, that I'm sorry for Hi" things 1 said (b-u'Blcn'i you c.ime and offered to help I'llII. I dldu'l mean then). I'm terribly soiry." Drlan cut In. "Forget BUOUI |i. It doesn't matter." ".Uut it does!" He was eyeing her closely. "You mean—?" Gale said, beneath lowered jashcs, "I mean I know you were trying to help us." She bosllaieil] llteo went on, "You've done 50 much for everyone else. I a.ope what's happened Isn't going lo spoil your happiness." "What In the world arc you talking about!" • • t QAI.E colored, "1 was trying to say 1 hope Hiss Tbatclier'a Solus away ian'l going 10 diaiinc things. I mean about your mor. rlage." Brian stared. "Marrlagel" tit exclaimed. "Whin marriage?" "Why youra and Miss Thatcher's." IM,I a.,' '" bulu s to marry Vicky Thatcher! Where UI<| you ever get nil Idea like thntv" ^ "She told me. she said the wedding waa 60 | De lo be „, J(1I)C Ihala-why—comliiB so 60 ou—" Brian Interrupted. "When did all this happen?" be asked. When did Vicky tell you mat?" 'The night you and she came to my house," i "That sight—" Brian ullcred n sharp ejctimntlou. "The little liar!" he aatd. "Why, she's as Dae aa her father. Tu e mtj e itar! And 3 ?i tM?"^ b?en rc?tlon s |01 ' ; 'of He was on hTs tscl uow. "t-ls- ten. Gale," h a S M, earnestly I in not engaged 19 vickj' Tliatclior. 1 never n.ivc beau. There isn't anybody—anybody lu [he world, do you understand! I'll ever be engaged to escept jou. f told you before that 1 love you and I meau It. I love vou. darling, with all my beart!" She raised eyes thai were sliln- Ing. She said. "Oh. Brian—!" It was later thai Gala said. "I can hardly belleva everyibliJE's bappcneil tbe way It bas. It's all so wonderful," "Everything's going to be wonderful from now on." u r | a u tola her. "Wonderful for you and me." "Uut that's not all 1 mean." Gale corrected. "1 mean It's' so wDuder'ful about the people vbo are Dacfr at work, the thlnga you've done tor them, and for the mill. I warn io Help, Brian. In every way 1 can." "You will." /le grinned. "It's the (lay. ot the New Deal." oc tola her.' -;A New Deal tor, the mlll->^ and for you'and me.' On] thai : re-PI minds nie—" ; Ho paused, then went on, assuming a pose- ol inocli dignity: "Miss Ilemlerson. I nave assumed the iDestjmaale privilege of offering you my nnnd in Honorable marriage. May 1 nave your heart ?" Gale slioolt her ncari. "I dot'i sec how I could give it to you." she sold. "I don't see now I possibly could, because—you've dad u for so Jong!" . lle.answcrc-d cs.ictly as sue bad Uopcd he would. veloped they arc likely to conic into much wider use tliini »L prc.s- ent. Capital Cherry Trees To Bloom About Aprii 15 WASHINGTON. lUl'l—Wiisllillii- lon'.s famous Japanese cherry trees probably will be in full bloom by April 15, Albert Clyde -Bin-ton, as- •^tanl suiicrintcmlcnl. or iratte, uc- Uiydc-Burton said llic Nalioiuit Capital Parks Office already lias bten besieged wIUi...iucp.iir!e.s cmi- ccriiing UK blossoming date. He said that queries have stirp.iss^l tlic number received this early in any previous year. 112 safil most of th e inquiries have conif from railroads, bus com- l>:inies and tourist iurormutton 1111- rcaus. He said that inrliratiam pointed to a record crowd for the Second Animal Cherry Blossom Fes- Faculty (lets Ilnnus I .,_..^.., O.. (UP) — The cntii-u I faculty of Baldiviii-Wallncc Col| legc has been given bonuses I amounting to approximately 10 [per cent of their yearly salaries, j The action,:was voted nl a tra's- tro,' .incctiii!,' colncidentallr with aiiprpval of 1C per cent, salary raises for the rust of the year. tival. M ll " s bc: " cslimatal tlml urban Read Courier Mews Want. Atis.!'SoSjlOo! "" S !, country total it is iiivolvuti in so uuuiy Imnian disorders. • AIUOIIL: n-teiil udviiutr.s liiivi- lK-eii (Icvcloiiineiit ol menus ln r luoking al the liver,- using the injection of ;i substance called llio- vium tlioxid-r, followed by ;in X-my ilk-hue. Kunclions of tin: gallbladder nuy l rc sUnli»il by ssiiig ii tub-.' doivii into the in- llius ami llicrcby .sccuiii^ (.omo. of Iht: let-rclirin ul U'IB 8«ll-bh«IUert lor dirDcl .slu'iv. . ! licved to H ave ; , ((;> ,t itl u.m,!^ onccn ration of ,),e ,)„„, { la . Thus the liver is. ,„ evtiv f-m- o tl.c word. tl:c cii P ,,,ie.,l '(acion- "V.% 1 -< > .., ^. I - -..i-viaij ii:ti5aiin? at* !ai '»'«» Pii,<-s!c:5us ij'c'awj.:- It is pix-^iblF.-. i,y cXaininin:; blou;i j mill urine, lu cU-tciminc fi- on i llr Mibiliuicc.s (hut. sire mra-iil I lie r x- k'lil to v.-iiii-h tlic liver is canyin-- on its fiinc-tions In relationship to the bile. Work of ilu- liver in taking cure «f tlamascd rctl blootf cells is mcnsumi by tiudh's of the hlooti jKiiKlit- fali :.n'!| susai^'u',"" :! |'o l.-c ilctcniniicri hy chrmical lc»ls i.lllWIlllS of I |-r;,.. MibsljiilTi llllH' been pill. in!» n,,. | m |y. It is. iiU.o iiouiui;; |<j gj vr drugs n \iini)ii.s kiiicls, which iirc. now knaivii lo l; ,, |, 1()]( ., u ( | (nvn hl (ilc ivcr. .iU.;! (iiornftn- !•; IDSI. llio bile, tile tilwKt. iiud II.,' iir'n- Im pro-'ience ol ti::.v r [lrii".s All Ilicir h' ' ^ ttiiis-c.-oiisuiniii i / U | ]t | soinctimcs'cs- natiilve, lll it. Hiey g he the physician (isnnili; Hiloiinatioii ;ii>out condl- lions coMceium, which he might « merely have lo guass. . f- Kits are being studied in !*3!J. mmbWE »' cases snd aftarl -•-iiastcis have ijeeii ds-. OUK BOAl^DING HOUSE HERE, KID—VOU VE ALYVWS WANTED TO WRITE :%.\ P1CTION ,SO I GOT YOU AM IN COME TAX "bLANK TOR T-Rro^yl-^-crvt'"BEST WW TO STAvRT.lSTO six, PENCILS TAKE ow COLL W5,-^.ANr RfpLi TH" "DIVOTS WWEN VOU , SCRATCH YOUR V^'-'- By Alien* EH A THOUSAND \ - EOAD, TVE fr TAV-£ - p) SCHEDULE tb,, 1 ' IT A t-AIND TO \"~—^THtN VOLi IGNORE IT I L U^'T*^ AN" WE i - Wl W V ' -U- TRY T0 C0( ^ WU ' " )L 'DO/VM-WITH T-Lii-r-r- Ur . A I r A vv/x\.MUTl ., SPLT-T- •( '" ftSTUT.T } <~.

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