The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1932 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 7, 1932
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\~ •WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1932 .BLYTIIEVII.LE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS New Executive Is Opposite Type to Playboy jimmy Walker. BY PAUL HARRISON NEA Service Writer NEW YORK.—U there is anything in u nickname, Tammany j Hall may lace some uneasy ii:n>s during the administration of Jo?:-ph V. McKcc, who assumed the mayoralty of New York City wlun James J. Walker resigned. For iKi-.lntl his back, they call him "Holy Joe." And now that the flurry of the Eeabury investigation and Walker trial no longer obscure (he municipal perspective, there is a growing realization that McKee long has been something of a thorn In tlio lean ribs of "Playboy Jimmy." Also that many ol tr.e policies and practices which have recently baen investigated were originally attacked and partially brought to light by McKee himself. working in his obscure and quiet way as president of the board of alderman. An Independent Politician in the past, Tammany has claimed McKee as its own, although strictly speaking he is not a Tammany man. He is a canny and scholarly Scotsman from the Bronx, and always has entertained some ideas of his own about political independence. Nor is he any novice at the mayoralty job. During the many prolonged absences of Walker, McK« automatically became Acting Nfay- or, and as such did not hesitate to push his own policies and disagree with some of Walker's ideas. In striking personal contrast to the former Mayor, McKc? dresses conservatively, talks little, shuns night clubs, keeps appointments promptly, puts in a full day's hard work at his office, and dislikes welcoming celebrities and laying cornerstones. 'He is a lawyer and a university graduate with four' degrees. -He has taught Creek, Latin and literature at Fordham University, has written numerous magazine articles and is almost as puzzled as Tammany Hall itself by !:is success In politics. He Gets the Voles k With none of tlie emotional appeal of an Al Smith or a Jimmy . Walker, he has turned out to be the most powerful vote-puller o ( any of his- associates. In 1929 running .for-the presidency of the board of aldermen, he led the ticket, polling • 6000 more votes than Walker and lending 1 strength to predictions that he some das- would become either mayor of Nc York City or governor of the state. Only 43 now. and the youngest man ever to act In what has been called "the second biggest job in the United States," Mayor McKee was only 29 when he first was elected to the state assembly. He serve.- until 1924. ref\:Md to run again, nnd was appointed by Alfred E. Smith to the city court bench. But his youth proved an embarrassment to him. and in 1925, he became head of the board ol aldermen, defeating seasoned city politicians by nearly half a million majority. While presiding with an iron hand over that once-bslstcroti body, HcKce made many proposals for whlrh Walker received public credit. He discovered that, hcspi- tals were crowded, and a S15.0IM.- 000 building program remedied that. He studied traffic problem' and rr-ccmmrmrted certain new arteries and bridges. These have been, or are l»in«r. built. He pro;»s?fl it ..-•municipal nirnort, and New York f r.ow has Fioyi Ujnnett Field. City pier leases, which later turned into something of n scandal, and dishonesty in the building of schools, were exposed by "Hols- Joe." He clmgeJ favoritism in the awarding ol Fewer contracts. lie . blocked certain hiss franchises, a subject which was n major matter i scruriny during t!:e recent Ssa- bury investigation. "f "3s he has only o:'.e political moave: -TO render behest, efficient ann unselfish public service." And SX »<».>'»»<»»» Jean Barlow's Blond Beauty Evident in Childhood Jean Harlovi's life in pictures. Left to rijht: lo Jean at 8 months make her famous a;. at 3 years, ai 4 years and at 12 jears, when the blond Ijcuuly that was !rcady hart caused comment. Unhappineis Has Been Lot of Screen's Platinum Star 'Continued from p»g« on«) Ployed gully in Hollywood's social whirlpool where the young wife i met many fcmious movie slnrs. But Jean—Ilic little girl who didn't I like dolts, who didn't dnnrt and who didn't pare wutcs with (ho bays—sonn round (hut Im marital happiness \vi) s merely u inlraxe. She nnd "Ctiltk" semirntcd, u Illtlo i Inter slip filer! ror divorce nnd got I .lean ivcnt to live with her i molhr-r uncl new strnfntlicr, Mr I mid Mrs. Mnrlno Hello, who also | liml moved In Hevcrloy Mills. Her I innthiT kid divorced jenn's fnlher, ii Kiinsns City physician, ami ninr- rled Hello. Her iniiklcn name Imd lx-en jew linrlow nnd lier nrst IKIIKI hnd been Or. Ccrnentcr. Joan had been born Hurleani' Car- penlor. but when slw entered Ilic movies the dropped tills name mid udopted for moter's ninldcn lllllllt'. Though Jean did . not come, to llnllvwoxl with nny Intention of i.'iil?rlng (he movies, It was only unliintl Hint she should drift Into U. She WAS youiiK, she. was good- looking, she hnd friends amonxl the inoi-li- )!coplc~»nd what uid | (Iocs not iisplr,. to become u jnuvle i ilur or touu for the chance? I And so, ns she began In a small •>'«y nuil her .success mounted, she fame under [he observation of Paul Bern, whose success wns already nceoiniillshed. Doubtless, ilicy fouiul n lot. In common—Oils girl whose happiness had been clouded by mi iiHMiccessmul innrrlngc PAGE THREE nt the nge or 10 nnd the brilliant, but moody, 11-year-old director who hnd never had n love nffnlr himself b\it seemed to get his greatest, happiness out of befriending- (hose who were unhappy So, lost July, the curtain re*- 1 on the romance ol Jean Harlow and I'aul Hern nnd disclosed a mar- vlnge to 'uslonlshed Hollywood which had Hlllo dreamed tlint the two wore considering such a step. V"-v th-j rtnnl ciirluln hns de- scc:i-J:d. tragedy replacing happiness to mnko n sinister climax. Paul Bern nnd Jcnn Harlow piny their own leudlng roles In this Rrlin dvaiim of life mid love mid denlh-n diniiui torn dlrcrlly from IMr inni Ih-rs nnd fur more gripping Minn nny In which .she ever slurred or he ever directed. <:llmtn Ml. Unix) S8S Times CiOVKHNMENT CAMP. Mt Hood, Ore. (UP)—Those who arc ambitious lo set n record u[ some sort jliuuld consider the me held by Mark Weygandt. Since 1903 he has flscerwied (he »ummit of Aft. Hood exactly 6*5 ttaee. Sweet Cream Batter 25c Lb. Bennett's Pastewizd MM lOc Qt. Delivered Phone 74 Bulgarian liutlermilk 15c Ql. Go (o Church Sunday New York's New Mayor Goes to Work Depression Sends Prisoners Back to Jai! HARHISHURG, Pa. (UP)-Glvcn the choice of jnil or freedom, many Pennsylvania men have decided voluntarily lo go. to prison. Ten paroled prisoners huve vol untnrily returned to the Eastern nnd Western Penitentiaries because of liie business depression. Twenty-five paroled men asked permission to BO to Jail, Ijnt be- C.IIHC financial nnd other aid wns I rendered by agents of the Par• don Uoard only 10 were ncceptcd. Makes Garters For Bow-legged Men SOUTH HEND, Ind. (UP) — A sock supporter with an adjustable olnslie bow is advocated by Mrs. Mineola Kochnc. South Bend, for bow-legged men io hide their Infirmity. Mrs. Kcohne claims her garters arc the same us nny other supporter, with the invisible elastic filling in Ihc curvature of the leg. •Mrs. Kcehne does . not have n | factory of manufacture' h«"'artl- rlo but hns her work done by ivo- I men In (liclr homes. Miss Margaret Merritt Piano Toucher I'i'ivalc iind dais lossons for Kcifinnera and Advanced Pupils. Telephone 215 703 Chickasawlin ion. Jcsoph V. Chinese to Ilrcome Proffssor PORTLAND, Ore. (UP)—Dr. Wll Ham O. Poy, American b:m Chi I nese, soon will sail for home, ID j become professor of anatomy and j surgery at Hatchctt Medical Col| Jegc, cnnlon, China, one of the I largest International hospitals in the world. Former Caruthersville Man Dies in St. Louis CAROTHERSVILLli. Mo.— Hobsrt Cummings. 29, a ' former resident :>f this city, died in a hospital in St. Louis Sunday of myocarditis. His brdi- was -;hinn»rl hern in H. S. Smith Undertaking company, .uid Mineral servites wcic "nc.a Monday afternoon at his parents home near this city. Rev. D. K. Fester .pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating, with interment In Maple cemetery. Squirrels Ruin Crops RICHMOND. Vli. (UP) --Squirrels are so numerous in certain rarls of Virginia that they are piayins havoc with the crops. Crnscqiicmly. they' were being killed even before the hunting season opened recently. n Turkey Raisers Qfer Competition ,\K rrm ,- . r rkot T " centers fcn- Veteran Credits Bad Teeth DALLAS. Tex. (UP)-n-rt is credited for the on^v.t Die CS-year-old Confederate vet cl^oX. °="- R - D ' ^*™» , ," S j re 'J' Uas bad teclh '" he told 'Hends here. "B ad teeth marie me on ealer of light fo:d. Light food was responsible (or B cod health good hrallh for my 83 year-" ' HfiVEYOURCAR Washed.... Greased.... And fi Quarts r^K- tihtr 25c Oil put in Your Crankcasc for OnK- the slogan that changed America's buying habits Vollmer & Son, Inc. Yarbro Rond I'honc 712 THOCSANDS upon thousands arc looking st all ihrcc lowest-priced" cars. Driving all \hrco. And they're buying more and more new Plymoulhs. They are finding, in the smartly 515 let! and impressive Plymouth, roominess and comfort beyond their expectations. They nurvel at patented Floating Power. No vibration. Smoothness with economy. They tell you, enthusiastically, that any car without Floating Power is out-of-date. The new Plymouth is their choice, nbt because it is modestly priced, but because it is today's niorc-for-the-dollar car. With p«f«n<id HO*TINO K>WM, 13 modtlt r.Wfiag from i m to $7»J. M pi"' F- 0. B, Factory. AU tndwit muMs wrtdftr Plyln-TramltiH radio uitheul ixlra cost. Dup/Jlt Saftlt flat, Clan is aialjklt en all moJtlsal ilifhl extra coil. PLYMOUTH D "*V > /*"% B~ PlCE rv. I VW>L^ OA| JSWEAD Stan Ball, outlaw, undertook to prove that the powerful Delo Lumber Company was robbing the Blind River ranchers. Ball played his desperate {fame for high stakes - - his life and the heart of a girl. "Call of the West", by R. G. Montgomery, tells the story. It begins Wednesday, September 14 In COURIER NEWS

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