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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 15, 1935
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PAfot FOUR tHE feLYTkEVlLLE COURIER NEWS TUB OCHJR1ER NEWS 6O., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK. Editor H. W. HAINE6, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies. Inc., • Noiv York, Chicago, Detroit, St. I/jute, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Exccut Sunday Entered as second class ihiUtir nt (lie post office . nt Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. ' Served by the United Press SOBSCRIPriON RATES By carrier In (he city of Blytheville, 16o i>er week, or $6.50 per year, in advance. By mall, within a racnus of BO miles, $3.00 per year. $1.50 for six months. 85c tor three monuts; by null in postal nones two to six, Inclusive, S6.60 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable fn advance. Hou) Our Solans May Reduce, Their Worries Apparently one of the reforms we need down in Washington is it measure tlidl would save politicians from themselves. One of lliu comnioneat coinpliiinls of the luiicl-wurked congressman—and most of them, by the wriy, do work very hard—is that greedy job-!umk'r.s take up so much of his lime that he is hard put to do the work for which he iras ejected. That being true, you'd suppose that when congressmen had a chance to reduce the number of, posts open to spoilsmen they'd jump at it. II is obvious thai no one could pester u congressman for jobs that were completely out of the congressman's con•Irol. Before tile present .session is over, it; looks as if the lawmakers would gel, a chance to -p'rotcd themselves in this matter.', Senator George \V. Norris of Nebraska has introduced a bill to take the Postpfficc Depaj.tii^nl;. completely out bf"poli(ics,' arid 'he inlands 7 to have it voted on before adjournment. * * » Senator Norris' bill is one of Ihose proposals which arc so clearly and unmistakably in lh e public interest that it is hard for the innocent citizen to understand why they! aren't passed with a rush and. a, whoorj, Under- it, all postmasters 'wbulfl fib put under: strict civil • service rides. They would be appointed by a postmaster general whose term of,office .would be, ten years instead of four, and who would be barred from all political activity. Their appointinont.s would nut be subject to senatorial cun- lirmation, and the jobs would be pcr- - manent. All appointments would be made en merit, and 11 system oi' transfers wuuld be set up so that a career service similar to that in the State Department could be worked out. .'.'*»* Merits of- such plan need no argument. The Posloffiec Department is ruajly a gigantic business organization; this scheme would simply have it run in a business-like manner, with a complete divorce from politics. And it ought to. be a great relief _ OUTOUKWAY for the congressman, No longer would he have to spend a couple of hours a day talking to candidates for the post- nmslmliip al Leaking Creek. One of his major worries would be removed. His life would be smoother and easier. All 'these things considered, the bill ought to pass in jig lime if it ever conies to « vote. Senator Norris in- sisils thai he will get action on it lie- fore the session ends. It will be enlightening to see what lhe congressmen do when this proposal comes before them. —Bruce Cation. Hope in Alaska One of the unexpected by-protluc(s of the depression is going to be a renewed attempt to tap the unused agricultural riches of Alaska. The federal government will finance a "sample migration," transporting 200 families and '100 single' 'men to the Matanuska valley beyond Anchorage, this spring. The move is admittedly nn c-xperi- men!. The climate of the valley is said to bt< very like that of the "drouth sillies" back home, and the colonists are all to come from those slates, so Unit that part of the transition is expected to bo easy. These colonists will, furlhermore, be taken, from unproductive land which is to be retired from production; and lhe soil in the iMatanuskn valley is said to bo, fertile enough lo provide excellent farms. This experiment seems lo be well worlh making. Alaska is potentially a rich, productive land, aside from its gold deposits. It, i s logical lhat a serious cll'ort be made lo see if ils polcn- lialilies cannot bo realized. Mr. '..Wallace's Conlribulion The candor of Secretary Wallace's statements is ns engaging as It Is rare. Here is n man who lives up to the announced, but- too oltcn neglected admintstrallon Ideal of admitting errors when they become evident. Testifying before a house sub-committee, lie was frank (o any llial the policy of crop restriction had reached its limits; Hint the country should him away from limitation or production to serve u coiisumcrs' demand that awaits satisfaction, but at lower costs. U Is a virtual repudiation of the scarcity theory, a recognition of ii great, market, 'which had been largely lost lo sight In the hue ami cry over curbing an imaginary "over-production. 11 Mr. Wallace, in fact. ha s never accepted crop limitation save as mi emergency measure. In his book, "New Frontiers." he wrote: "To hnvc lo destroy a growing crop is a shocking commentary un our civilisation, i could tolerate it only us n cleaning up of HID 'wreckage from the old days or unbalanced production. Certainly none of us ever wants to go through a plow r ut> campaign again, no matter how successful n price-raising method It, proved to IK." In his denunciations of a price structure Hint is "halt steel and half putty" was foreshadowed the present suggestion for bringing two great agencies of our production—farm and factory— into closer economic union. "Much political ferment in a depression period," he said, "springs out'of the fact Dial some prices conic clown and others do not." To restore the equilibrium .so that mass consumption may be revived is our great economic problem. Reducing production will not solve it, and Mr. Wallace 1ms made a contribution to the progress toward a si/lution by saying so. —St. Louis Pa By William! A'M MEDIUM "AN 7 "" NEUTRAL—BUT NATURE COESSEEM TO EVEN THAT OP. THERE'S PLENTY OF Bl6 LITTLE. 6oVs 6ETTIN 1 EVEM FOR ALL-TH' KICK'S |W TM PAMTS THEY GOT—ONC-V IM A NICER WAV— A NORe HUMILIATIKl' WAY - BETTER CAREFUL, 8IQ8OV' VEH? WELL, WAIT'LL INJ A BIG OP F ICE, PUSH IM 1 A BUTTON!/ I'LL HIRE ALU GUVS, AM 1 , BOV WON'T RUMT/ THEV ALLUS GOTTA RESPSCT A 8 IS GUV IT MUSr HUMILIATIM WOULD PUSH THAT BUTTON i v.\l? By George Clark Bridge Between War and Peace MARCH 15, 1035 . » THIS CURIOUS WORLD I William Ferguson B A Sa-CAUBEK PISTOf WHEN AIMED DIRECTLY AT THE BULL'S EV6L OF A TARGfeT 25 VARDS AWAV, ACTUAULV IS AIM£D /-* WCHES BELOW THE BULL'S EYE/ "COMPENSATION IS MADE IN THE SIGHTS OF THE GUM AT TIME OF MANUFACTURE, TO ALLOW FDR THE UPWARD SWING OF THE BARREL AT THE TIME OF DISCHARGE. THE ORIGINAL P^NAWA HATS CAME FR.OTA ecu ADOS./ , RETURNING PROM THE CALIFORNIA GOLDFIELOS, TRADED GOLD DUST FOR."STRAW'HATS, IN PANAMA/ BUT THE HATS WERE IMPORTED, i bum,,,,,-, 1918-thc desperate German army launches u last tremendous ihrusi for victory •ic-insl in- Allied foreo.s, reinforced by fresh American troops. A division of the United states army mo^'h o ' r breach at famed Chateau Thierry, destroys the bridge across the Marne. halts the enemy advance "„< a few days later starts a counter attack that bceins the overwhelming defeat of the Kaiser's men 's',L 1935-11 years later, shell lorn Chateau Thlerr>- s new buildings Hide the scars of war Th" ,,eu ,,nu r.c:-os= thc-Miir,,." (abov^). rephdiig tl.«l flcstroywl in katth'. symbolic ti,e britlginu of thc"cl,:,s,n be- twcen war and peace. the child with scarlet fever now be a 'good thins as il would com- estate and own persona] nrowlv is kept m bed for at, least four pel all who purchase food and the almost to a n an neve,-in h.ii weeks and not allmved up for any necessities of life to pay a certain ' persona! property ts and he eo ™;,. CIH ramfo '' t ' r cc "' " rv thcrB r ho ^H tei °« a «»«™«US>™'kita, "rUr, ( ,e e^y part o, the 'SIZV^^ %* £ felT^^ tiTl disease the diet is light, but as Hie child begins to improve. It .,„ mist be given foods which will duchis; help it to build good blood. county holdings and while this law may not be the means of rc- lhe ErKtor'. Letter Box 'our general taxes would absolutely refuse to give credit lo any PER.CENTAGE OF 7W/A/S- 15 BOS2.N IN IN ANY OTHER. COUNTRY. 3 . 15 Should a 38-calibre pistol be aimed squarely at fi o'clock en Hi bulls-cyj of a target 25 yards away, and then be placed in a vb \<r> that it could not move from this position, the shot would .slril; Ii inelie.s below His; bull's-eye-. iNLXT: Huw wax dynamite discovered. Parents Warned Scarlet Fever Season Has Arrivec" .Sales Tax Needed f'o the cdilor.l . ] notice a yriur issue of ic Hlh insL by -Mr. .Tucker in cfcrcnce to the Sales Tax bill 'liich i^ now pending in the Ark- nsaa legislature, .but Mr. Tucker quite off this lime from my taiKtpoinl. ffe appears to think lhat the cnanls and laborers pay lhe lax- awl says as much anil cites s as he sees (hem showing that (owners' imike IjlV class of iborcrs pay these taxes by chai!;- ug it lo them on their account*, s'ow any reasonable man musi, :now that this can't be true, and . collector until he -- -- .proved to me that the properly serve a good forcing assessed to .personal property owu- Ihosc who never j«iy taxes to help er was not worth the taxes I was a certain class of helpless people: lax collector for many years in wno must be caret! for. I feel that ! Mississippi comity and I never I a tales tax will help the property; received credit until I proved to owners do this work as it should; the county judge that I couldn't bo done and this is the only way j collect personal tuxes. But now I they can be forced lo do so. Yes, j understand lhat the collector never pass a sales tax and feed and care I atlempte .to collect this class of tor (hose who can't help them- : taxes and the real estate holders n lnstrailiin. at' town we have u fine public school, a. full term school, anil many families move into the town during the fall Him winter for the Ijurpcsc of schooling their children «s it is eh?a;ier to pny house rent than furnish transportation In the school. These people ;ire of ;1 das;; w;io as a rule pay no. taxes hut we who pay to run the school have to foot the bill and all who know will give as an illuslrntlon elf. I don't farm or do pj v/ork and simply pay mv pur the whole thing. .Now cxainin:! V/ yam- county tux books and yoii y j will soon see who foots the bill. I'asn 'a talcs lax law and lets see vie can collect. John B. Driver, Luxora, Ark. my- way (o force thes that there is no Old Deed Relates Story oi Indian Land Transfer the (host iase food and VOIK and simply pay my labor : purchas- food -ind list like my neighbors do. No, Mr,', tie:; to'contribute s flicker is wrong. This class of eiti- icier to live and wh people to help but a sidc-'j lax !TI who have to ! in :jlnet pay no pay 11 poll tax. but all sernl their i to ! . > o ehitdrcn to school free of charge 'the only to , - 'burden '' ' ™ and gel he benefit from the poll I can ncic r to ...... to ,,i, i.iv .JLUULJL iium LIIC lion prcomnmh lni>; rtwi r~ ,— —o"-j «.ju \mi.t\v lax of which 88 cunts goes dlrea-1 M T e'-n I,, be,,, .,,'•• , r"}^ lhe Thir<1 ' Ki »S of the ly inlo the K; |tool distriu. in which ' i,,f m,n "" aoo „ S, ' :0!lnl) l l - E "3'^'- «"d other nations, to < MK they live. Klill they even usca.m „,,,,,,•,', ,;" .-, "" U S tu . Ul "S' Jf **<>?<> coiniixcous warriors Have ev iv s, „ is I- x fcxccn ," !J> CV °" CSC v" B " !l " tra bllt ll<: lo; ' 1 his n tins t,(X except when .some palm-. j, c tackled the sales lav , mmt ,-, oT , dr 'r KC5 ,'r or<icr to ' tion *" m > ip «"t« itai 1 " MS POINT. Wls. (UT) -of a huge iratl oi land ern Wlscnnsiu from the >sie Indians to one Jana- ver in 1767 is told in the ;= of the Crawford Carver is cieseribed as "A chief under the most mighty and potent our cars.' Symbols record the signatures if two Indian chiefs, fta-,vnopaw- ;Hm ^symbol of a lizard), ant! Jlehlongoomli^kea'.v (symbol of n rtV UH. .MOKltlvS Kililcr, Jnurnal of lhe American Sfcilical Ancrialioii, ant] «r f[v- Kcia, the Health Maga-fiiir This is the .season (if year when scarlet fever is especially pieval- ent. Occasiotially Uicre are outbreaks in .schools. In most of otir large eilie:;. nmny eases arc being reported daily. Scarlet fever Is, of course, ealeh- ii\B. H spreads from one child lo another. Time between exposure of the child lo the ttiM-iuc and development of lhe rash i.s short. Usually lhe eruption OCC.UK, on Hie skin from two to lour days alter the child lias been in ;ibso- clation with another who luu> had searlct fever. If seven days puss, after expe-Muc. wltliout appearance of an eniption. it is likely that the child will not develop the disease. One allack. of scarlet fern usually protects. Alter a child, has once had the disease, il is nol likely lo develop another attack. v.-cver. the severe sore tluoal ami other serious symptoms ux,o- cialed with the disease are in themselves sufficiently serious to make il unwise to cxiHi.'-e a dii[d In any way lo the seitus. The germs (hat cause .'-earl-t fever also are capable 1 of inlrctliiiz ears, note and throat. A-, with other diseases, the child who lias recovered from scarlet fever may carry the germs about and Infect others. ca.-:e, when discharges iium nosn and throat of the diseased child are full of the infecting genus. While these discharges continue lo flow, the child umy Infect MUXS. Searlct fever usunlly begins like other Infectious diseases, wilh high | fever, vomilint; and general fccl- I Ing of sickness. Al the end of the I first 21 hours, a bright searlct rruptlon npprai.s on (lie skin. In mild cases this mav "come and CD almost in « day. In more severe case;; It may longer. | Another characteristic of icar- [Jct fever is the manner in which the skin jreels as the "condition im- he -skin i.s well eared : carlct fever, the pcel- inu. takes plncc in small .•-cules. In care of the skin, it, should IK: bathed daily and covered wilh oil. There are many conditions in which,eruptions like those ol sear- lct fever appear. so that the doc- lor has lo decide If'thc condition Is scarlet fever or something else Hashes from sensitivity to ccr- jlaln drugs mid from sensitivity lo .certain foods arc frequently mis- laken for scarlet fever. However. In those renditions, live .win throat, the peculiar strawberry-like apitcaraucc ol lhe tongue, and the high fever are absent. j 'If properly eared for. children : with scarlet fever usually get well jWheu Improperly cared '•"• ™-'' ous complications result. OUR BOARDING HOUSE WELL , HERE'S W INCOME TA* 1-$7000 \?k VJ|-\Y dls-1 To ovM-come these possibilities! "8ROGAN OUT Q* TWMCbS "DEPENDING ON VOU "FOR ( AS ( CREDrr, LEAVES VOU I ^ 3800 TA^A&Lt. PLUS fijJiiAKIlVICe.l«. T.R»I>.L'.5. »'. CFf —i)

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