The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 11, 1937 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 11, 1937
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[MONDAY, JANUARY n, 1937 rlV' Federal Program in Arkansas Costs $81,000,000 in Four Years Willie Mississippi 'county Is scc- md in population among the coun- llos-of Arkansas, It ranks nfllrin relief expenditures for tile past four lyears, It is revealed by a report by Floyd Sliarp. state WPA artminis- •trator, who bslore assuming his present post early last year served tis executive secretary of every re- fief program in Arkansas since Sepp ember, 1932. The report, covering in detail relief activities during the entire iie- Iriod from September, 1932 to No , •jvember 15, 1930, shows total federal ellef expenditures in Arkansas of 81,335,708.9-1, of which $1,723708 28 •was spent In Mississippi. county, |Tnc figure for this comity docs -lot mclude Dyess Colony expenditures hvlilch are listed at $3,045,m.C3. Pnlaski county, (Little Rock) rc- belvcd $10,550,123.51 in federal rc- Iff expenditures, other counties In .vhlch expenditures exceeded those |n Mississippi county were' Sebas- Itian (Port Smith), $4,367.952.82; pefferson (Pine Bluff), $2,384,102.88- "GnrlniKt (Hot Springs), $2,23703020. Expenditures In Crlttendeu Bounty amounted lo $731,175.96 in •Craighcad county lo $820.374.27 and "I Pomsett county to $642,378,32. Gosnell Child Dies Funeral services were held Sat- irday for Maxine Pinkley, 13-year- iold daughter of Mr. mid. Mrs W. Pinkley, of the Gosnel [community, who died after severa months illness of blood cancer The Hev. J. L. Ncwsoni officiat- ted at the services and Intermenl is made at North Sawba. cem- |clery. Tiie Moss Funeral Irangemenls. Baby Dies at Birth A son born Saturday at midnight •to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Joyner,! •formerly of here and now of Union • City, Tenn., died at birth. The •baby weighed ten pounds. BLYTHEVILLB, (ASK.)' COURIER NEWS Ball Will Aid Yom^ Paralytics To the Arkansas General Assembly -An Opcii I.t-ttlM- Hy 1IKNHV KAW-'MAN l''o:itnr Kiprrsi'iiUHvi' from Sr-ljiistl:m County Tickets for Infantile Paralysis Benefit Will Go on Sale Tuesday With the most elaborate plans ever nntde for a President's Ball already completed, tickets lor tlir- affair, to be held January 28 at the city auditorium, will go on sale to. .. „ i „.,„„, o,.,-. morrow noon. Proceeds from the vice was In charge of luneral nr- sale ° r tickets, winch will be at si ' each, will go for the care of crippled children, of this sum 70 per cent will remain in this county ami 30 per cent will go to the national fund for Hie work at Warm Springs, It is the aim of the large committee, headed by Russell Phillips, io make the dance not only successful from a financial standpoint. i, nri-•?"";», • fonnei ' Miss b "t a community allair. Those who li Wlntworlh, is resting very • • •well at the Onion City hospital. 1 Members of her family "will go lover for a brief stay with her prob- |ably tomorrow or Wednesday. Tomato News I Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Sassers have returned from a visit at Fxlith, |Tenn. •.-.-.-,, ...... ^Troy Majors of Dogskin; Mo., is ., aiiht, Mrs; Gcoree ' ''''• visiting his Stnggs. , . Mrs. Louis Malonc has 'been ill Fred Dallas and' family. have re- lurried from a two' weeks- visit at England, Ark. Mrs. Lena Bridges 'Of *-«"« & «.u \ri . Jiuim, JTenn., Ls the guest of her parents, I Mr. and Mrs. D.' G. Sassers. J Mrs. Eddie cocliran lias relumed • from a visit, to Birmingham, Ala 1 Henry Freeman, who has been I ill with pneumonia, is improving. I Gerald Owen, infant son of Mr. laud Mrs. Marvin House, is ill with I influenza. I New Book Explains All About Piles A new illustrated book has just • been published by the Thornton & • Minor Clinic—the world's oldest • institution specializing inthetreat- Iment of piles and other rectal af- Iflictions. This book explains why • rectal disorders cause such' com• mon ailments as headaches, nerv- •ousness, stomach ;and liver troii- Ibles, and loss of vigor. It points lout the extreme danger of neglect- Jln'g even a minor case of piles... [shows how cancer . and other incurable conditions frequently result The mild Thornton & Minor trcat- tiient, by which more than 48,000 Inien and women have been roistered to health during the past T?- years, and winch requires no it'spitallzation or the use of dang- [eroiis anaesthetics, is fully explain- d. If you arc afflicted, send for i copy of this frank and informn-- ttive book which will be sent you •in plain wrapper absolutely free . Address Thornton & Minor Clinic, I bmle 2419. 925 McGce St., Kansas' City, Missouri do not dance, but wish lo contriti- , .->ru.i^\i;ui V..UUM1X When Uio U'glslaluro Is culled on Momtny, Jammry n, Uio Sfc- relary of Slate will hiive oh youv <)csk the Acts of 1935, showing tlic ninouiit of the approDrlntlons llmt were mnde In 1935. When tho Uudget Commltlce has received cerlnln ainoimls to l» npproprlnt- «1 for the illffcrcnt state depar- menl.s, r am sure you cnn reduce, on an average, all tlic nrjpronrln- tlom one-half, cut out all itn- luccKsary departments nnd see to It thnt (lie people- who arc cm- ployed In the different departments give forty hours of work « week. Instead of running around Hie corridors and visiting other departments when they should bo at work In [heir own department. Tills (joes for the heads of de- ntirlmcnts. as well. 1 inn sure that you could'invc'ixljdul $3,000,000.00 :;• year, making a- totnl of SO.OOO- 005.00 In appropriations during the meeting. In other words, (he appliance of business methods Instead of political methods would Slvc us taxpayers a great deal of relief. . ..'..I nm asking yoii lids question, Mr. Legislator; Didn't you promise your constituents (hat; you would work lo reduce the expenses of the state? Here's your they can ixisstbly .stand, yet tho cull loi genuine business aclmluls- Bi-rali'st couiDlalul, mid It Is n tuition, tlic Mivlngs will be of suf- compliilnl llmt h ^11 founded, li nclenl sl/e n-, lo become a Wcsslin- Hint (he tax dollai In AiKansas Is lo (lie pnoi people ot tl.St Unto not buying wlnit It stiould In talc- wlio must look to tho stnto fonts, to tlm people of the stale. | help - For example, Act 285 of As n former member of thft 10M piovldPt foi stale pihillnu House nnd us n business man Hip Deaf school Tire MIIJM- bdlcvr-s.llmt economy is nccessmy ilsoi of piiiillng foi this school K in the conduct of evciy business, paid 11 .salary of $1,100 nnnunlly liennli me-lo call jour lUlciltlon but I lmu> no knowledge of Hits to Just a few of Ihc place 1 ! whcie tchool having ever been nwaided leaks might bi) Mopped, beneficial n stale printing conhail. I bcllcvo changes made, the taxpayer' saved tills snmn sltiiiillon applies to Ihe money better, Thci'o the dcsjiilnj! cHl/en.s lioj's industilnl school 0(1 '"'• I Act 257, of. 1935, PAGE THREE 1030, tlieio weie outstanding war. mills of nbout $873,631 In 68 Ark- nmns counties and thnt a safe , willnmte of the unpaid salaries. Included In this amount would be" bclwi'ii 55 nnd 75 pei cent. Two ycnii ago, when the lust check un<j made, thcie wcic 30.000 boys nnd uhIs In Arkimsas who were without textbooks. Try to fix that ptcline In your mlntl. And let me will join attention to an edltoilnl (ippeftiltil! In ColHei'fl Weekly of Sc|.tcml)ci 12, 1030, wlicrcln the wholo world was told, to our ever- lafllng shame, Hint tlio average •-' of tcachcis In Aiknnsai lei's llian $5000 JM?I' monlb, \\a do not even pay thnt when it Is due Imagine, gentlemen, n'lenchcr in charge of the tinlnlng of your child, iccclvinj: Ami ' ,.„ ' I n(:l • ii "i orims, provides n mo- tinlnlng of your child lecclvlne Ihci'o were no moie inenito-! inhly wlaiy of $10000 for 75 enmc In promises to piy actually less of the homo in 1931 tlmn In 1933, vumlons nne for each comity In money per dny limn Is paid a yet the house n 10J5 cinnloycd the t,lnit>- mm riici.i^i ,,,,„.....,. ,„„„,„,„„,. !,„.. i. ,. '.__.._ »L 11 , 'M 5 .,^" 1 ,^ 11 tllc Mlllc; fom !iL ' it " cl "iDWvIs- messenger boy to pack pnpcri more panes, each paid $400 daily, ors of \vaidcns nt $16000 per around for members of the house Imn two ycnis pieUously. In mcnih each, a (.ccielaiy nt «,- On September 12, 1930, Sebastian UJ5 lioiisc pagu locelvcd in Mil- tiw 00 niinunllj nnd olhei expenses 'county alone owed Its school SoL , ?^., cmn| " U M l r Wl * •", lo Mua tho lolul nppiopilntlonUenchci!, $05,8«Gl And this h «M,?n I).,,, 1 ", llltlclcnco or r °' " lls dopailment foi the nscnl on.sldued one of the moie pios- «CJ7.00. Ihls Is not a liugrj sum. ycnr ending June 30, IOJ7 up to pcroui counties of Aiknmas. but ll.reim-sciils more than twice $151,550 It h ( tw , this- depait- Check up the icocidi in yom own as much money nb was paid the incut is supposed to be sclf-sus- counties- and see If von can lecon- necdy blind poisons of Sebnsilnii Uilnlnn, but If it K iwssible to die this- debt or sou. county'.s county for the .same length of nnd $1M,l!50 for Hie pi election oC llmc. - 1 | a few gnnio animals and fish, the There is not n niembei of the taking of which Is mi expensive house or sennle v.ho docs not Wt. would it npl be possible to know that (lie position of "com- " lu ' n like ninount for food nnd 'mlttce .clerk" is a political ! plum. V" 1 " 1 ™! for hungry and cold old In some rare Inslntices such a '"en ami, women . and little clill- clcrk'mlghl bo needed, but H Ls n ''"''>' case Indeed Yet at tlie_1035| A foimci clcik of the hoiuie ad- 25 omplojes mo siif- A group of proteges of the Warm Springs, Qa., Foundation, where infantile piriljsb suffcicis are treated.. Below, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, whose birthday January 30 is Inspiration for the nationwide parties to raise funds for the fight against infantile paralysis,' and Col. Henry L, Dolicity. national chairman of the ball for the fourth year. Lemons, C. C. Ijangslon and Tom Martin as other members. The Hev. Stuart H. Salmon, pastor of the First Presbyterian church and president of the . Blythevillc Ministerial association, has been appointed to represent the churches of BlylheviH; on the gcnsral committee, made up of a representative of every group in the city. He replaces the Rev. Alfred c.u- penler, pastor of tile Flfst Baptist church, who announced in n public statement Saturday that he was placed on the committee without his kmnyledge and that lie did not care to' participate in the move, , - ute to the worthy cause, by buying tickets, are Invited to listen to' Hie music and sec the entertainment to ae given at intermission. There will be a welcome committee, special entertainment and a beautifully decorated auditorium. .. . 'Hie date pf Thursday,-January, 28. was; selected instead 'of rJanu- cause the committee voted iinunl- niously that it would be more fitting "npt'to have the dance extend into' Sunday morning-,.,,.. Hugh Harbert is in charge of the sale of tickets in : Blythcvillc' with Oscar. Fendler, W../J. .Wimderlich and Joe Applebaum as other members, while W. M. Scruggs is in charge of the sale among the rural communities'with-Charles s Don't Sleep on Lett Side, Crowds Heart EAS PRESSURE H*Y MUSE DISCOMFORT. RIGHT SIDE BEST. r-^^ 0 "^ 0 " '" be 4 and can '* s1 "" »n riaiit side, try Ailorika. • Just ONE dose relieves stomach GAS pressing " n hear! : so you sleep soundly. Adlefika ocls on BOTH upper and lower bowels and -'brings out foul matter you would never believe wa» In your system. Thi3 old mailer may havo poisoned you for months and caused GAS, sour ilemach, headacha n .n>ln. c«njta(, Ail.,11,. grfolly rtducft linflrrln and rolon bacilli" Mrs. Jas. Filler: "Gas on my stomach was so bad 1 could not eat or sleep. Even my heart seemed to hurt. Th » first dose of Adlerika broup.r.1 mo relief. Now I eat as I wish, slt"p fino and never felt better. Kirby Bros. Drug Co. Robinson Dru^ Co. Wrecker Service - Gas & Oil OPEN ALL NIGHT Phillips Service Center Phones 777 - 810 NOTICE Privilege licenses, city auto licenses, street taxes and dog licenses are now.due and payable. Your prompt attention will be appreciated. RUTH BLYTHE City Clerk. mcnt. When asked „ , ' if 1"= cared to lake a statement, the Rev. Salmon said: . "While it would be outside the church's province to lend positive encouragement to certain- features 111/ 1 fimH * • Christian church members of e\dr tag i piit in tho mmenient to nci tnese unfortunate 1 little'- ones. I shall gladly seek through my own church and the Blythevillc Ministerial Association, to promote direct contributions from the church members to this very worthy cause, entirely independent of the social function which some nnd objectionable, in order that the organized, efficient work of giving a better chance In life to innocent victims of a dread disease may be advanced and extended, n work which the church's great Founder and Head does surely approve." Date (or Caruthersville Birthday Ball Is Set CAIJUTHERSVILTjE. Mo^—W. D. Byrd. general chairman of the President's Birthday. Ball committee, loday announced that the annual ball lor Pemiscot county would be held here Thursday''-night;"Jan. 28, at. the Armory hall. He said 'the imjsic and entertainment com- ,mittec/lmd.secured Eddie^Estcsiand liis iWclers. and a four-piece floor show for She occasion. chance „,; 7, "i^ ( J .™ W»^ ««'on moie tlmn $5,000. ilfes mo Ihat 25 cmplojes me, siif- want to return io he t>ehlaturo TV P xllemle<1 for <=oi»nilttco llclent for efficient opciallon or or Senate, in loo ^ MWC '\^. '*!«• «» '««'«« ot $1.414-. UK tanlnc* of tho house and or Senate, In 1939. If you allow a janitor, pages committee clerks, hold-over- committee' to be put on .the payroll, ami stamps to^be bought,' yon arc spending money cnnceessnrlly. The following facts are taken from actual records: .One of the most significant fuels of Hie 193G elections in Arkansas was tlml of n House of Representative membership of one 'hundred. Only thlrty'-nlnc members were returned to office; of tlic fifteen senators, who were candidates for re-election, only 2-were returned to office. Tills Is, without question indicative that voters nrc ;wnklng up to tli e fact .that somewhere, somehow, '. something has .'slipped — thai, the servants they, had' sent' to Little Rock''to represent, hem -had not performed just ns well as they might' have. ;The Incoming: administration-Is pledged to economy In -state: government., and .the extension- of benefits of: government to a great- ' o ''-' lD u<i " c ^ ° «! liouw and LOO'over,:the .1033 session. 'Oils Islsennlu Aftci sen Ing In the house, er number -in ; a more material manner than., heretofore. The new president- of the stntc senate . has this will be made to work,: then snfd; 1 that economy ts to..-rule.'If th^niaterlnl benefits the poor"and 'unfortunate school- children' and old. iwople of Arkansas are entitled to icceive at the hand? of the government can be materiallj increased Tht iKoplc of Arknn i'sns now. are taxed as much-as $372,00 more Ihnn was, spent lit Scbdstlnn county for dependent children: ns of Octobei 193U, according to the icpoits of the Aik- kansns Dcpa'rUncnl or Public, Welfare. '.'-;• ' ' i , i There were eight Janitors assigned to Hie house' nl.lhe. 1035 session received. $4,00 per day,- not needed nl nil. Theic h a ciop of janitors at woik 30>i dnys In the year imder the Secretary of Slate office. Their salaries for the session tolnlhig $2,OWOO, ot ivlthl^ $4-1.00 of the amount paid In Sebastian counts for old ago assistance for a. like peilod of time. ',The report of the Department of Public Wel.fnic, ab submitted lo Hie federal government, ns of May, •1930,; indicates that Iho average amount .received per pcison was $4.00 the .lowest in the cnllie United States with the exception' of Mississippi, which paid $3.07. When computed In comparison with Ih'c .various, expenditure's .for the operation of ,the. government, these figures nppcai rlvlal, but when computed in the light of Inmmnltarinnlsm and accmdlng to the needs of .the unfortunate people of Arkansas, they mean n great deal.' 1 Permit me lo repeat,' lhal If economy, jls practiced In Its widest scope at Ihc 1D37 session and rc- gulallons fcr the operation of the vai-ious departments of the stale I dm cominccd he h coirecl iii Hint cstbhalc. The editor of one of the largest newspapers In Arkansas, a,--man who has seen cveiy ^slon of the leglslatmc in action roi (he last ten yenis 01 more, has seen fit to write, etlliorlally, that "getting work out of people on the public pajioll is one of Iho eternal problems of BovcinmciU' Ho icfcrs lo 11 propasal by 'n 'seriate '- lender lo Iccrulie 45 hoins of work each week fiom nil employes In Oie slale capltol That Is nol too much In ask or people on the public payroll. The editor also refers to the iisunl ciowd found In the cap- ltol icslauiant and very nptly cites thai Iheic Is a dltfcience in keeping Ihc offices open 45 hours nnd walking 45 houis, liom (he jcsulls In Uio last election on the relu>n' f df bniidtdntcs foi ic-clectlon, it seems the votcis of the stale have Just nbout rcnch- rd Uio same conclusion n.s Ihat cdlloi The offlccis and employes of (he state get Ihelr money every month, ns rcgulaily ns pay days come Let us lake n look nt niiotljer set nl public employes nnd, at the risk of being called a' "crank.v .1- am sajhifc thcj me Ihe most Impoi- tant employes in the state—the " ot school teacheii ~ u>c The slate department or eddcr tlon shows that as of June T nnd see It jou can lecon- lle Ihls debt or som county'b Icbt lo its teachcis with Ihc ' pending of one dime uselessly at he coming seralon ot the general issembly, You, gentlemen, nro pledged to nake tlie opcrallon of the state ioveinmcnt economical. Yon ha\o i dliecl mandate fiom the iieople. Business men of Aikansas, as elsc- tthcrc, have had lo economic In llich own buslncjis to ride out the dcpicsslon The fact Ihat so many new faces will bo In the capital thK jear menus thnt they me demanding Hint their public servants apply the snmo methods to public business This session of Ihe Icglslatmo Is going to be un- c del n inlscrascopc, as It weie, and tltcie will he n lot more now faces unless somo icllef Is biought nbout I, peisotmllv, will be Hie flist man lo conlillTulc lo nny or- gaill/allon Hint will keep Ihe public thoioiighly Informed as to wlmt goes on nt this session and In the offices throughout this and xll .succeeding administrations Relief must come; th^ unfortunates of Ihc stale must be better cared foi. While I was a member lot Ihe liou c o I picached economy nnd Uicd to practice economy I have preached economy every day since leaving office and \\lll cdntlnuc, in my feeble way to cnll nltention to Ihe ciylng need for more efficient and economical opcrntlon of the government of Arkansas .1 Jinow It can be brought about and I believe the people will demand that result No one need be.sur- pilscd If thcie is an explosion of public sentiment it }\a nrc- handed nnothci $3000 "postage" appropriation or if Little Rock city whlch pcihaps 80 per cent of Ihe good people thcie dtliin Is not good enough roi members ot "" '--' lature Head Courier Nens Want ,Adn PITTED AGAINST BLAZING OIL-WELL ^^^^m*i^^^^^^mmaH^ii^^^&B&S!i!F^5^jSj^ff''^f!^^^ "CAMELS AR^ GRAND at mcaJtimcs says this New \ork matron, Mrs }''intent Mttrniy I smoke them dur ing meals and afterwards' - r K'ytt "Smoking Camels helps to keep my digestion in trim," says Ration, oil-well fire-fighter /^•LAD in an asbestos suit (left), "Pat" Pa/ton tackles V^< a bluing oil ^ell "After I can tuck awiy a hearty meal provided I have Camels handy," says Patton, enjoying a hasty bite (right). "Smoking Camels helps keep my digestion in proper trim. And Camels don't get on my nerves." Camels increase the flow of fluids—alkaline digestive fluids so vital to a sense of well-being after eating. Camels are mild! "A BRONC BUSTER takes a terrible jouncing," Atitt Gretiwrigh (/<•//), explains. "But Camels help me enjoy my ' food. Smoking Camels with my meals ^' ~ lY'^^ % smooths things out for my digestion.. 'a I like Camel's mild, delicate flavor." SPORTS REPORTER AGREES 100% with "Pat" Pation that Camels help digestion along. }amn Gmilil (right), speaking: "My job's a strain on nerves and digesiion too. And my smoke j's the same as 'Pat' Patton's. Camels set me right—give me a cheery 'lift.'" ALL-AMERICAN Hockey Star. Phil Lit Balle says: 'Gooddigcstionand healthy nerves are 'musts' in this game. So I smoke Camels."- "JACK OAKIE'S COLLEGE" Radio's New Smash Hill Benny Goodman's "Swing" Bind GeorgeSloll's Concert Orchcsix* Hollywood comcdfzajandsioKingitirj Speciil college tilcm Every Tucjdiy—9;30 pal E.S.T.,8:30|iniCS.T, 7:30pmM.S,T.,<S:JOpin P.S.T., over WABC- Columbta Network,

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