The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1933 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 21, 1933
Page 7
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1933 BLYTHEVII.LE, (AUK.)" COURIER NEWS run mi TRUCK RHID FDR DAILY MAIL OF RADIO PRIEST 400,000 Letters a Week Pour in On Pastor ol Royal Oak Church. (Copyright, 1333, by United Press) nOYAL, OAK, Mich. (UP)-Pa- Iher Oharles E. Coughiln, whose counsel was llmilod to a mere handful oJ parishioners only seven years ago, now reaches many thousands, who hear, or read, his sermons weekiy. Twice a day a truck drives froii: the small building that Is the Sluine of tile Little Flower to lh Detroit post office and conies back loaded with heavy sacks of mail An average of 400,000 letters week pour in on the man who once described himself as "the gloom cleric of Royal Oak." After his NCN York attack on Al Smith late las month his "fan mail" increased. Utters Ask Help The letters ask for advice. A man inquires whether he should leav his home and seek a job in an This Stuffs "Legal" Take Prompt Advantage of Favorable Opening Lead Today's Contract Problem ) South has the contract for four srndes. West oi'ens the otglit of diamonds. Mow should declarer |ilay Iho haml to mako E;IIHO? A J 10 7 L! V QD * J 7 G Solution In nuxi issue. 21 They're standing before the bar, the drinks arc en the house, bu these imbibers aren't- enjoying it at, all. Arrested in Philadelphia fo drunkenness, this luckless pair was given the cho'ce of a jail ser wnce or a dose of castor oil. Well, they're taking their medicine. Solution to Previous Contract Problem .iij. n^ ,«..,n,L U.HVD »i« i» i reads them before delivery to nis oughUu's opinion of the hog splritual superior, Bishop Gallagher in. People ask for copies of Q[ ^ ^.^ diocesej ^ me blsn _ l?™°"7 thc . pncst ma °.- op does not attempt to censor them. prograi; his last out 2,000,000 copies ol sermons tree last season. The letters also contain money, iimollcitctt contributions t h a t range from the pennies oj school children to checks signed by wealthy business men. It takes approximately 100 clerks to sort the mall. Father Coughlin's radio parish, from a humble beginning, has become a vast business organization. As one cxnonsc, broadcasting time alone costs almost $8,000 a week over the chain ol 25 independent stations. , Heavy Expenses There are large clerical expenses and the cost of printing copies of the priest's sermons. .Also, travel? ing expenses for Father Coughlin as lie goes about tlie covmtry'gath- ering material. • • • ' All these expenses are met by voluntary contributions and-by untary "duss" of the League of the Little Flower, whose 90,000 menin tors arc supporters of the priest and pay $1 each yearly. On Father Coughlin's recent trip to New York, M lor instance, his traveling expenses * were paid from "the shrine fund and the rental price of the theater in which he spoke was paid by New York supporters. Father .Cpughlin prepares his sermons most of personally, and spends the week doing it. He ip does not attempt Gallagher has maintained a 'hands off 1 ; policy on the addresses, Shrine Crowded On Sunday afternoon at the appointed hour the small shrine is racked to its 450-seat capacity. Outside thousands of automobiles the avenue. Autolsts unable to get into the church but listening jy means of the radios in their automobiles. Father Cougmui enters from a side door and steps to the pulpit. He reads from a prepared speech, but olten deviates from the pro pared text to give a graphic, extemporaneous illustration. He discusses national and international, topics, and problems of Catholic dogma. . Many of his subjects are taken from papal encyclicals to.justify his right to flght for the temporal as- well as the spiritual .welfare of his people. Busy Priest But Father Coughlin does nol conline his activities to sermons alone. He manages his parish and office staff, teaches the catechism, (o children, and operates "God's poor Society," which feeds and clothes thousands of persons annually. _• A new shrine is being buUt to provide better accommodations for the widening activities. It will cost .750,000, and most of the money vas contribute^ Father Coughlin's home was bombed not long ago, but he wan net injured. Royal Oak police in- •estigated the incident and de- :ided it was done by someone who sought to Intimidate, but not harm, he priest. As a means of intimidation it failed. His utterances .incc the bombing have been as outspoken as before. 1IY V.'.M. E. MeKKNNEV Secretary. American HrtdEC LC.IBI 11 Is true Ihnt many hands tin you bid for game can ue defca Ml, 11 the opuwcnl can guess 11 killing opening. But that shon ot dtscourayc your bidding. Wht ou receive nn advantageous opci ng, you must pounce upon that pportunity and make the most 31 It. Today's is a sin.plc hand, but it jrinys out a good point in bidding nd n simple |x!nl in play. Seared Roasts for Juiciness Found Fallacy AMES, la. (UP)—No longer- need the family suffer while the roast is being seared. Miss Belle Lowe, associate professor of Home Economics at Iowa State College, asserts that just as -moist a product is obtained when the mea is cooked without the process which fills the air with blue fumes and the odor of buriv ing grease. "Searing has been doi'.e in tin past on the assumption that tastj meat juices thus were sealed in the roast. Tests here at Iowa State have shown this to be untrue. "Unseared roasts should be cooked uncovered at a temperature o 300 to 3a: degrees Fahrenheit," Miss Lowe explained. "If the tempera ture goes higher .than this, ,then there really is a loss of meat.juices Read Courier News Want Ads. V Q7«3 * AKQD + Q9 7 5 + AS2 Duplicate—All vul. Opening lead — + K. South West N«rih Knst 1 6 Pass 2 A Pa33 14 4. 1'ass FMi Fuss t 21 Then again, he may huve nil In- U'l'incdl'.iti! hand just between u l\vc- ami a three bid. Now, having lomul n lit with your lurtner, It is not nlwuys ml- vlsabk- to show that second suit, c?|ieclti]ly it it Is & Irnaco suit nnd (here is any clnuicc of \(s brink' pcned. 1 believe, with Smith's and, that lie Is Justified In lak- 1B Ilic loun chauci: nnd jumping he h.iiHl lo torn sjiiulc.". The Way Houvver, \\Vst ."till oiiens Ilic king ol (llamoiujs and continue vi(h t!ic) nueen o'. diamonds, which South mils with the ace ol spades His ni'sl piny is 11 smull spade winning in dummy with the ten Tiic declarer can see that, i vVcst oiK'ncd i club and continued willi dubs, and if the imccn o lic-KrU Is wion'j, he is bound I lose u diamond, I wo hearts and club. Then-tore, ns loiif as the clu was not ui«ii«l, he now must es InMlsli a loiia hcnrt, on which I tct u (liicard of n losing club, t t: sm:i|] hcnrt It- rvturue-d, in: ttl'.cn Kasl i-efuEC', lo go up wit the :uv. the len is nni-sscd ar West wins with the queen. West returns the nee of dtamoix i-ml South "irumni with Iho khm of sii.ides. He ilici! leads the queen of spades, following willi the seven ol S]Kuk's, which is won In dummy. Now Hie ninj o: hearts Is played, Of course, East wills willi the nco ami he Ls hclplws. If he returns u diamond Hi? declarer will discard a losing clu!) nnd. tramp the diamond in dummy; If n club Is icturncd, [he declarer will win nidi Ihe ace, olny the king nnd jack ol heart;, ctscai-dlng a club from dummy, ano the contract Is made. (Copyright, 1933, NBA Service, Inc.) t. Louis Paster Says: "Drink Like Gentlemen'* ST, LOUI3. (UP)- R«V. Lowe, pastor of the Presbyterian churcb* Ivlscd his SurKlay connregtHon ifl Irlnk like gentlemen." "I wish you wouldn't drink," IWV. awe snlcl, ''but If you fwl tlmi ou tt-uuid like to dilnk, then drink "This is your opportunity Vo rc- •al the stuff thut yon ore mad* '.. ThLs is your great chance t,o rove that those who did not want rohlbltlon nnd those of you who to abolish It were right." YpitUoi Girl Evangelist Beliem Rep«»l Wi*e El) PWQ, Tex, (UP) - Mis» Qhriitlne Rubere, 31, «ne of the nation'* mnf»t ev»ngellJls, thinks nixtl of prohibition WM Wise, "Ttie drunktrd? ire going to drink anyway, «nd the sood p«o, pfe> of the country Will tet liquor (lone, .10 the goYtnunent mJfsht'w well have lh« revenue »s '(tu f 00 '" lieves. and be- Courier New Want Ads. FURNITURE LI.DODSON -- jr •. - L - 1 Raw MiOc ;! . r»M» W ' Craig'! Dairy EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. CUD—Police investigating tlic dlsnppcnrniicr cl several frame houses, learned that [MOT lamllies were wrecking the vacant houses ami using the lumber [or kindling wood. The Blddine tn (he constrrclivc system of bidding, when your partner assists your original bid with just, one simple raise, iu simply is advising yoj that he has four of your trump and two pnrtnbly entry cards. One of them may be in trump. In otiier wor«\s it is just what might, be ' tenner 1 , a chance-giving liiii. 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WHAT'S UNDER TH EH 00 D ISTHE THING THAT COUNTS NOTICE TO LANDOWNERS TO THE LANDOWNERS IN GRASSY LAKE & TYRONZA DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 9 AND SUB- DISTRICT NO. 3 OF^GRASSY LAKE & TYRONZA DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 9. Read the Following Offer Carefully: (1) If your land was sold more than two years ago for draipage taxes doe Drainage District No. 9 or Sub-District No. 3 of Drainage District No. 9, you can pay the receiver. FIFTY (50%) PER CENT of the tax for which the land was sold, and no effort will be made to collect the balance of said tax, or subsequent tax, prior to November 1, 1934. (2) If your land was sold for such taxes le is than two years ago, you can pay the Clerk of the Chancery Court FIFTY (50%) PER CENT >f the tax for which the land was sold, and no effort wi!J be made to collect the balance of said tax, or subsequent delinquent tax, until November 1, 1934. (3) If your drainage tax is delinquent and your land has not been sold, you can pay tit* Clerk of the Chancery Court FIFTY (50%) PER CENT of the tax for one year (oldest year), and no effort will be made to collect the balance of said tax, or subsequent taxes, until November 1, 1934. (4) For any landowner to receive the benefit of this offer be must make the 50 ft payment prior to January 1, 1934. (5) If any landowner does not pay said 50% by January 1, 1934, he will lose the benefit of this offer, and will be subject to penalties and costs. This is the order of Hon. John E. Martineau, Federal Judge, made October 24, 1933. This day, October 30,1933. E. N. AHLFELDT, Receiver, 905 Rector Bldg., ^ • Little Rock, Ark. J. T. COSTON, Osceola, Ark. A. G. MEEHAN, Stuttgart, Ark. Attorney for Drainage Dist. No. 9. Attorney for Sub-Dist. No. 3 of Drainage Dist. No, 9. Many large landowners, such as Lee Wilson & Company, have signified their intention ef taking advantage of the above offer. 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