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NOVEMBER 16, 1932 |Qu p st'nn «t When Congress on Volstead Modification mended states 1 WILLIS THORNTON NBA Service Writer Jilt. 193?. NEA Service, i nc , .^ii tlie Volstead act is mod- lified. or even when thc 18th (amendment Is repealed, dial's not Illie end of Ihe fight—that's only Illv beginning.". I Fred G. Clark, commander of |.t million nnd a quarter Crusaders, "We're, for repeal," he contln- Jues. "simply because outright ro- Ipeal Is tlie nulckest way, to get to |a real solution of the problem. "But repeal is no solution in litself. any more than national Jprohlbiilon was a solution. Medication of the Volstead act is no • solution. Suppose Congress de- Iclares that 4. per cent beer Is non- Itnimicating In fact. It will be very fctyd .to regulate thc sale of a • beverage that Congress has de- Jclared non-intoxicating. Would a IplBce Just like a saloon which sold pmccs which could serve • it. he a saloon? Plenty of comoll- except shops run directly •cations can follow that. Tlie thin-? their own supervision to I Is to rejvw.1 the 18th amendment, •land then, having cleared the Iprcund. to build a new nnd better against the local bootleggers, but tlie Corporation would ship none of Its liquor to dry states, Shipments to a wet or partially wet slate would be delivered -In bond to a state agency. Thc state ngency would then distribute It to Its wet communities. Local option would decide which communities would receive shipments from the state agency. Local branches of the state oiganlrallon would issue permit books lo local drinkers. l.rl Stairs Do Policing Dr. Nichols Murray Butler, Columbia University's Republican president, also proposed a plan, starting with outright repeal of tin 1 18th amendment. "Every slate would then regain tfft right lo exercise Its police power to deal with tho liquor traf- r? ,, v '; thin its boundaries as It sees "I. he pointed out. He recom- ' iiKiica oiii/uill ICSVl^C a slate selling plan _ no .j| qv|ors to ue drunk on the premises where ™l'l. the sinte to tax -very sale. Butler believes that Qoiwess by It.s aiit'iorlty over Interstate commerce already has Ml necessary power to protect dry states from ^Ipments of liquor. Mrs. Joh,, s . siieopard of the Women s Organliation for National Prohiljillon Reform, proposed a slntc commission to have general power over manufacture Import and .sale of nil liquors Authorized distilleries and brewer.'?s could sell only to 'the commission at a fixed profit. Local boards would recommend for licenses all places which could serve Honors . •structure that will really solve the | problem." The Crusaders advance no iron- Iclad formula for this solution. In • fact, Clark doubts that anv sin- Igle formula will be found that Iwill vleld the riaht answer in rur- Inl 'N'cw York and Chicago. 1 Saloon Is Oat Instead, he offers a set of prin- Iciples on which the detailed answer should be built. "Remove the J profit from the distributiiiK end of tlv> liouor business. The federal povernment must protect such states as want to remain dry. The saloon must not be allowed to return." Bv tb<! saloon. Clark means especially Mv» oreanizi'd saloon pow- rr. (he ""ni'^r truffle." which wns ed - bv national "rohlhl- tlnn. The saloon as a drinking nnlv and twcn driven iin<tar- and more sin- n "Uni'o- traffic" has reolaccd the olrl. "Owulne temperance Is flicw general rj^tectives, you E i'tl tint,* are much the same as M«P nf .the. w. o. T. rr. a genern- irt n a«?o. ' Clark. prts a erirn ninsprnf.nl.. wpr the similarity ' " ' " " rnilv rcreal and prohibition will 7""'" •"""t«n'":;; a* to means of, r»"VliPvinT t.lv> nhip^tlves is OTIP of i H-.P r^npnlicf. tveaknesess. Varinus i""*,fir7!»nlz ; >tinns tm'o never unlt- a'nswer, ' though l-vt . ori t on . it. . *>".t. be. if The -S,!"? til" nst <rnat ntr".. -f'pv Prince .. .off Canr-rln. -Is Edour in rctainino bone- Y. in 1500 years of trial r*T.rf. prrnr.; nips tnysmi gradual rpl|p r s. cl^P 1 " re c ^ r 'ction of the pi'ml" 1 ' of sninnns Is decreasing. Th» .Swrrllsh solution IK to li- cw° the Consumer, and rpp trinl "ii the nrnfit.s of tho industrv af- tnr pxpensfs. dividends and rn- epprs "o to *hp stntp. nonmnrk «nrt • Nor\vnv hive variation* of tht.s—a s v slem of private (llstrih'.i- tln>i t/i liceii^il drinkers with the. Ttwfifs f.n rtrrwvirprs rxnd rtcalr.rs rtrirtlv limit'" 1 . 71iv>r is not ron- eMp r prl a nrobleni in these coun- 1r'-«: n* all. Oannrtn.Finland and Switzerland ivo the government monorxily r.ii".m. In no Canadian province thfo private nrofil from th 1 : if Uounr. K"'l(7,erlanrt has an _»'Hm nrovision: ench Canton fnr stale! on receiving its share rf the T\rorrcris from the govern- rnpnt mononolv. must use 10 per -"it. to oromote temperance. MTIV rinns for V. S. Several nlans h*vo been nro- r-n*,-* for <h<- TJniterf States. One it that nf Hetm- W. Anderron. pipmber of the. Wicfcp.rsham Commission, which combines features of m<w*. of Ihe European svstems. hut takes noi-. «r American cus- f—- and institutions. ITc.wonoses that a 71st amendment rCP"allne the 18th and Eivin? Cnnpres"! cower to regolat" or p.fihlbit th" linuor trnffii;. It could retain national nrohlh'tion. remit ell or part of the problem to the Ft.ites. or Tdopt any solution that seemed better. Concress then would create a hl-rmrllsan National Commission on Mquor Control to mnlto rcisu- iitihns for lir\uor control, subject In laws of Coneress nnd the states. Coneress would then charter a privately owner! National Coronr- atton to have a monouolv on muk- T and dislribittinir liquor subject , , the regulations of thi Commission. Stockholders would (ret a re- h)'n scl by Consress (5 to 7 por C(n t). All earnings above the I return would be paid in- 'fo the U. S. treasury. \Thf Commission would oversee distribution of the company's oro- duct.s In Rccordtnce with the liws of th= states, set prices, and fix standards of purity. Dry .slates would h»ye to »ntorc« their '"" tottled goods for "off the premises" consumption. The profit to hotels and clubs would be limited by selling them only a stipulated amount of liquor at wholesale prices. Any over that would have to be bought from the commission at retail prices. Thc commission would also license establishment of refreshment parlors where II- fiuors. food and non-alcoholic drinks would be sold, the liquors, however, to be sold at prices permitting no profit. (That is the Knelish Carlyle system.) Taxation May Be Ansjrtr Others feel that, since thc power to tax Is the power to destroy. Congress can effectively control the liquor. question entirely by taxation. Th; point of protecting dry states Is bound to be a critical one. The.-Webb-Kenyon law of 1913 put ' 'federal authority back of stopping shipment of liquor Into dry states. It halted a brisk mail-order 'business of "original packages", of liquor delivered to indlvidh.nl customers in dry' states. The drys now feel that if the I8th amendment Is repealed Con- .jress^could repeal the Webb-Kenyon. law at. any lime. Manv states would be reluctant tri reasSnme a burden deposited at Congress' doorstep 13 years ago. Most of them have taken the stand, 'when the national government took a hand in thp lob. of "all rieht, you do it ail!" For in 1930. of the 48 slates. 39 did not appropriate, a dime for prohibition enforcement.: Manv were rirv states- before national "prohibition. NEXT: How foreign brewers are already rastlnf an eye'.'on prospective' u;' S. trade. B'er's background here and abroad. BLYTHEVILLE, (ARKQCOURIER NEWS ITTJi ON 1LEY Snow and Cold Expcrienc- ed From iRockies to the Appalachians. Bj United Prrss From the Rocky mountains Ic the Appalachians winter ruled loiay. Over most of i'c area, however, fair skies followed snow, cold ra!m, end a lower mercury, and forecasts were for clear, continued cold weather. Snow and Ic« Claim Two Live* in Arkansas EUREKA, Springs, Avk., Nov. 10 (UP>—A sleet and snow storm wns blamed today for the ctailh of two persons near here lute yesterday. Mrs. D. j. '.Vest, 55, and W. L. Snced, 45, were killed when thc automobile In whieh they were rldlnis crashed Into a bus. Occuriiuit.s of (lie bus said apparently Kneed, the driver of (he automobile, was blinded by l|i» snow and llml (he biiikrs of (lie bus failed to hold on the slick pavement. Work of 0. E. Jones Lauded by Magazine , O. K. .Jones, of St. I.ouls. who , wa s recently mauled to Miss A'(Ill Dnlutli, Minn., on lli» north i " es Iin Icy ' wll ° llvo<l '" tllls ^" v Ihe mercury plunged (o -/.-m Pir " n " mbcl ' ° r years with her to the south Dallas, Tex., reported P 111 '" 1 '- w - A - linlt( 'V. """I Mr. nnd ?9 flpirrflm r>an<, n ». «.. *,.'« . , Ml'.S. J. W. Badfr. Is !h/> .TIlMfiM t , . .,.., ?2 degrees. Denver, on (lie western boundary of the storm area, had 28 eieijrees, and !nc?iaiin|K>li s registered a 2C degree temi«rature. Snow fell yesterday or last nlgM over much of t)» area. In Missouri, Kansas. Iowa and Nebraska temperatures ranging trom 4 to 30 degrees above i-ero were reported. Is Die subject milclc In the Journal (Ills _A]| time records were set by Ihe Mrs. J. W. | of an iiileri'sllni! | Missouri School i month. Carl Traucinect Is author of (he feature which dculs with (lie achtevntuenis of a sightless tciich- er and icad?r of the sightless. Mr. Jones, who became blind at the nije of 25. is now mi n«uro In fit. Louis where he has Texas cold wave. Freezing tempera- hls 1> c n <1( luaHcis ns plncimcnt tures reached nlmc.st to the lilo ' '" " "" Grande after cold rains swept the state. The storm appeared to be mov- » sot-th and east, weather observers predicting snow and cold weather tonight or tomorrow for such Mates as New'York. Pennsylvania, New Jersey. Delaware and Mnrv- land. TOIP Rye Seafon, Luxo'a Star, Dislocates Hip LUXORA. Ark.-^Tom Rye Seaton, star player on tile local lii»h school fcotball team, sustained ' a uislocated r,it> Thursday afternoon during oractice on a wet field He was tackled by a tcnmmato. slipoed the injury. The Little Clear Lake GM Succumbs to Colitis IXmeral services were held at )0 oViock this *iornihz for Margie Ophelia James, six-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom James of the Clear Lake commun- itv who died at the BMhevills has- oital at 9 o'clock yesterdav morn- ine. Her death was attributed to colitis. The Rev. K. K. Latimer. oastor of the Christian church, oflicnteri a( the services. Interment was p\nd- at Manic Grove cemetery.' The Cobb Unriorlaktrisr romnanv was in charge of funeral arrangements. Thc deceased 1$ survived hv hnr narcnts, one brother and one sister. M7PTTN. Texas (UP)—With nine constitutional amenrlmenls submitted to Texas voters in addition to the usual number of presidential electors and state candidates. Texas ballots at the recent electicn were found too large for Ihe ballot boxes. Openings through which the ballots are deposited had to be enlarged. and fell, ry. e team was booked for only two more games for the season and he will not be able to play in cither of these. and the team will be Breath- weakened by his absence. Wafon Driver Cleared of Drunken Driving George Smiley was cleareJ ot a charge of driving a wagon while Intoxicated by Judue c. A. Cunnin"ham in rjolice division of municipal court- yesterday afternoon. C. R. Maneum, whose car collided with a team of mute driven bv Smtley, was also acquitted. il" ^|J* 1°" nlv dlv ^ R n of cnu-t John VUJ, hew. was fined flve'dol- lars and-sentencpd to one c~av in jail unon conviction on a ehnrre of petit larceny. Conn*- May Recommend Change in Sales Tax JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 16. (UP) —Governor Conner Indicated in a radio speech last night that h'a mav recommend a change in the mite's sales tax after the tax commiRsion comnletes its survey of business conditions. . . . He said a 5 per cent retail sales >ax, In normal times. woiiM yHrf '•wi 825.000000 to SSO.OOOOon annually or half the state's total tax w*ds. The present 'tax, ho «ilJ. ."is .still on trial," and is supported by 89 per cent of the merchants. agent for the Missouri' Commission for the mind. Mrs. ,;ones, \vlio is a musician ot note, became blind vhcn a young girl. Thc article n.-irrales Ihe many worth while projects Mionsored by Jones In cnrrvln 1 ,} on his ivork IDI- aldinp the blind. Among these is that but with two exceptions since 1315 l:e has assisted in (he wrlt- in? and In securing the passage of, every Missouri statute which deals In any manner with sightless persons. Thai stale is said to have Ite most efficient, legislation for Ihe blind of any state In the country. SEATTLE. •Al O. Larsen, 80, was building a fruit clorct In' the bnsemeiu of his home. A gas meter was in his way so he pried it off the wall, The escaping fumes overcome the aged worker and only the quick ivork of neighbors saved his life. Mnynr itcrd' called the nUcmion HIP council io recent electric I'nlo mis- In Missouri ami 'iviiifi-s- MC nun s ,|,i i, e bi-llcvcd the i-linu- "f nl " r r " |ll-i "B "'<• Ai-knnsns.Mls- soini iiov.-or cognpnny lo lower Its rules b're „,-<, ,, 00< i Thl> c , (y n|)(1 j JIOWI.]- (-oilllJilny lllp ,| (1W Involved! » lltlRalton over a cut oidi-ivd »> thi' council hist full \x\i\ e \\ Ins 'iot yot i n . C n effective due t (l a rcslrnlnln B order sociirn] by MIC (icvi'i'L* I'uthiifinv May I.«s» Slrcci l--unils Tin- uwslblilij. of u loss of'nmro jllimi M.OCO niiminlly In the noxl t\vo yrais If the county ihrcc mill load lux h;i s fulled was dlseuwc'l Mayor lircd KaU1 u ,;,,,„„,' (])| ;[j iniilnli'iiaiif.; on elly streets would nclimlly to slopped bccnusc; of I loss ol mviiuc. He S uld he dl<i no i MC IKJW dirt strr.ils could IIP maln- taliicdi'icii for flic ijroUrllmi TIli- mnyor also otclnn-d in hts 0|)ln- ion Iniprovemenl districts shoiilil liavw to KIIC or heiir nl least p;irt of Ihe c\]iense of curing for Improved .streets. Mayor Heed sugfiested passngc of an onlintincc d.*sltjned lor fire protection by mnklnu the Retting of grnss fires except under ccr- tnln conditions a inkideincAiior punishable by fine. Tl:.? mulicv was passed for Hie present while the city ntiorncy studies ordinances now !n,effecl. Diirlui; tho rending of bills Alderman Tom Jnckson presented a bill for Knsollne furnished thc clly by lil s seivlcc slnllon with n re- nucst Mini It be "re-Instated." Mr .Jnckson said Ihe bill for $113.7:1 had been jircsentcd In bciitcmlier bill JJic c',;rk hud no record of II and he wished K would lie pnssed on nguin. u was promiJlly included In bills approved by the council. • Reports of thc police, street, fire PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM "*^l Impart* Color and Bituty to Gr>y (ml F.dcd H>lr pine wood gives off more heat than hickory, the U. S. Forest Service has found. AT THE FIRST SNEEZE, use ON YCW« HANDKERCHIEF AMD PILLOW irs NEW FXPERIENCE Gillettt BLUE BLADE • In th« experience of the majority no shaving instrument compares with the "BLUE BLADE." Super-sharpened edges; slotted, flexing center; ingeniously tempered steel— these and other advantages make the "BLUE BLADE" amazingly smooth shaving. Try it apd Me (or yourself. KAGLAN and BELTED i)e/ ii good ».-'' n WISB INK A IS TJH.S A\' K A T H K II W I S K It's made of Alpacii anil wool — a medium \vcij;M hut in Ifai'l Sclialfncr & JFarx liiljoralory tests it proves to ho very warm, warm enough for Die coldest days and not too warm or heavy for moderate wcalhcr It's weather wise in every sense of the word $0/150 NEW MEAD CLOTHING CO. Oepitrlincnts nnil Iho city auditor nnd henllli officers (or the past Jiiontli were received. AWormi-n Ksies Lunsford and R R. Jnckson wciv not present. Bed and Mattrei* Needed for Aged Man Needed — n bed nnd mattress. Hut 11 inn Kress will do It no bed Is nvulliiblr. A 71-year-old futhrr, ilrwrli-il by nil his children except iiiii>. lins been given a hmm;' l>y Uils daughter who lives In a oiiL' room shuck. The soii-ln-lnw says lie will do nil he CUM lo fwd nnd clothe the ninu but, the fnm- | lly tins only one ui'd. Mrs. Ilurmon Si'foi'il, exrcullvi! I r.ccrrlury of tho local «ed Cross,! Is ti.^kln^ ftn" Iho l>ed anil n)nllrr..;,s. ; Any one Imvlni? sueh a tilfl Is HKki'il In eull 304. Services Held Tuesday for Little Hayti Child j IMY'rr. Mu.--Km i mil soivlccs i"i're held Tucsduy afternoon Tor 'I'lnn Pnlrfll I)lck('r.son. 5-wceks-old ilnuiihler (if Mr. m ,d Mrs, Clifford I Dlckeison, Tlnn nilrel pnsscd invny Mnn-! day aftcinmni ufli-r n brief lllin.K.1! with piiciinionlii. Funeral services | HTM held ut tliu 'fiiiiilly icsldcnco, i with the Hcv. K. O. Wiilkcr con- ductliiK the service. Iiilermenl was ut Mniilcwuud cemetery, C'arulh- crsvlllc. '1'hc child Is survived by her parents, .sinnll Ijrotlier. Clifford Jr., anil grmidmoiher, Mrs. Clnuilo Mckerion, PAGE THREE RECiyil FOR Roughly, from .150 ia 200 gallons of oil are required to replace' the fuel value of a ton of-coal, Head Courier Newi Want Aas. Seize Jewels, Money After Torture threats PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 10. (UP)— Two men entered the Clicslnnl Hill home of Mr, nnd Mrs. Harrison Frnxlcr todny, threatened the o:- cupanis ivllli loitiire, (iml e.scniiod with more tlinii $9,000 In Je\v:ls and money. Tl: u tlilcve.s bound the Fm/.lerr, and their mtild. When they refusal to reveal thc hldlnn place of the jewelry ami money tha men threatened them 1 with torture. Unrestricted Competition, Destructive, Utility Com-! " ssioners Told. j liOT .SPHINOfi, Ark., Nov. Ifl. fUl't—'I'lie dmc hns come wlifn ef- fccllve rpgiiluiioii ol nui'.or velilc!-" ennQBCd In Inleislali. coiniMsrcf IIUIM bo esliiblWioil. Amos Bells, inrnibcr of Arlwinn's pillule' s.Tvli 1 ciiliimimloii, .Mild ),:.![. |(icl,,y. Hclt.s, chnlrmiin of a siini'lnl com- nilllcc on innuir vclilcir irnnpnrfi- llon, made tlw Malrmcnt In n re- poil subnillkMl ul :i itsslmi ol the Nalloiuil AMOi'liilliui of Hillroi'l mid Utility cominh.sloiur.s. "As the Aiimilcim iijirlciilturnHs' biw IXTII lmn:i[!ii (a t lw poitit ol Mnrviillnn by nvrr proiuctlsn o'l limn croijs." i]|« lvpol . t snMt ..j,,,, :;» Miro will ilii> opi-rntors eiisas"'! hi motor vehirl,- jtrvlce for "com- IX'iisatlon Ix; Immuhl (a Uu- TC r ( - "f bnukruntcy by the coiillniinncc i>f ii polity which iicrmlls ten tlmi-i Uic iiiiniljpr to aiimigo In ilio ssrvlvc wlilrl) tlii! Inane requires." William K. I.r-j of lh« Intorststc. COIIIIIUTCC commls.Mon, n. |> Tomp. kins, wosl Vlrirlnln, ,,,-i Cleyrir II Van Niiinei! of New York dlsciis.wd (lie (|iii'sMui) of cllccllve rCKiilntloii motor vehicles In Inlcritnte com- ri'c. IF YOUWPASTTfTAND CAN'T SLEEP TRY THIS Nervous neoph should drink water nl bedtime with n sixionfni of (lellcloiB Vlnol (Iron tunic). Nerves relax, ^nunil s!cc|i follows. Vlnol gives 'new ]«ap, strciiBlh. Klrliy Bros. Drun com|innj'. Adv. 1)-1 NERVOUS? SLEEPLESS? 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And if it tasles riglit—that is, not overswccl, not flat— tficn you enjoy it all the more. Thc rignl kind of ripe, sweet Domestic and Turkish tobacco ... thc right ageing and blending... make Chesterfields milder, better-tasting. ...They Satisfy!