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^FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1932 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER -NEWS arrogant .ind short-sighted tactics oj the b:ewcrs led the rising tide of dry sentiment to be as bitter against beer as It had formerly been against hard liquor. By 1913 ths brewing industry hnd a stake of a billion dollars, and it played the game to win, f- ten with little scruple as to met'n- cd. The organized breweries controlled the saloon through mortgage bonds and the ability to con Irol their supplies of b?cr. TlKm- iands of saloons were financed with brewers' money, much as tr.e big oil companies now finance gas sta- llons., Money was dumped Into doubtful slates to control clectloiio. Members of the U. S. Brewers' As-wciutlou paid dues of from a half cent to more than a dollar a barrel, according to how badly the money was needed to fight th; drys. A million dollars wns poured Into the fight in Ohio in five years. \But by this time ths drys wsre i(5 the game, too. The Antin League had seized the I leadership from' other dry organizations. It gradually gained tr.e support of most of th? evangelical churches, and the churches as such were in the fight, up to the hubs. Wayne B. Wheeler, able organizer, brilliant lawyer, relentless fo? of the salcon, and for years the ,ieal director of the league's work, testified that it spent net less than 535,000,000 in 30 years' work. Literature by the carload poured from its presses at Westcrville. Q. By 1914 It was spending $2,500,000 a year. How Prohibition Came When the World War came, tl:ere were again 13 bone-dry states, but most of tiie others had various forms of control, local option being the most popular. Centralization in Washington, drastic measures of nil kinds, became the order of the day. Everything German, includini the brewers and their beer, became suspects. In July. 1917, Senator Morris Shuppnrd's resolution to submit a bqnc-dry amendment went through the Senate, mcst of the short debate was concerned with its war aspects. Then it passed the House, with prlvislons allowing the brewers a year of grace after final adoption. , and allowing seven years for that , adoption. And nobody paid much ^attention.. There was much else to Kiink about. On Jan. 8, 1918, the first state, Mississippi, ratified. In September, 1918, the government closed UK breweries to save grain and . rann- power, and approved "Wartime Prohibition" (which became a law just 14 days after the v;ar ended, and went into effect seven months later). That helped smooth the way In "the state legislatures, as did .the tact- that nine more states went dry during the war. The states rapidly fell in line, and on Jan. 1G, 1919, the thirty-sixth state, Nebraska, ratified. The Corpse Is Rising! To this day, of course, the wets have insisted that they were jobbed, and the drys have insisted that ratification was an inevitable and logical result of long progress. The Volstead act was passed in jig time by both House and Senate, having been carefully prepared in advance with the help of the Anti-Saloon League. President Wilson vetoed it on a technical ground, but it bounced back to him the next day with an overwhelming majority. The . climax had come. A cause to which thousands of devoted men and women had given years of service had triumphec\ The golden dream had come true. In Norfolk, Va., Billy S\:nday in his tabernacle was preaching the funeral service of John Barleycorn. Midnight of Jan. 16, 1920. The "corpse" is drawn to the door in a e coffin, trailed by a frayed and abject, devil. Sunday's voice rises: I'Goodby, John! You were God's worst enemy! You were Hell's best friend! I hate you with a perfect hatred." But now it is 13 years after that night, and the "corpse" is pound- Ing lustily at the lid of his coffin. evangelist from Sulphur Springs, Ark. ' Not only will tl» new building us a home for (he Let's and tlielr family, but It will l>e a meeting place for a Bible class of which Mrs. Lee Is teacher. One large Voom was bull'. t especially for this purpose. ... c , When the house was started, the fine Residence at opring- Lc" decided to have a formal d:d- r 1J M A 1 'a i lotion at its completion. \V:i-]c- tield, Mo., Upeiied With I men who were present when the ground was dedicated have respected (lie religious beliefs of lhc Lws and worked on the home as U they wer working on a plncc of worship, Lee said, when lhc house wns flu- Religious Services. SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. IB. (UP)—It is only with dlvln; aid that a family man accumulates enough wealth to enable him to build a home, and for (hat reason the divine aid should be recognlr.- cd by the owners of the hojne, It is believed by Mr. and -Mrs. licbzrl E. Lee. So when the I^ecs moved into tlielr new residence, one of the finest homes hi Sliringfield, they observed tile occasion with religious services, and scores of' their friends gathered to worship with them. Ministers from three cities had part in the services. They were Dr. W. B. Rlley, pastor of the First Baptist church In Minneapolis, Minn.; Dr. Walter Wilson, physician and radio preacher In Kansas CMy; and Lorcu G. Jones, song •PAGE THREE : r. v il • ' '•'?. -J ished. "This house wns built without swearing and drinking nnd oilier things that, the Lord," Lee said. Lee nlso hns Ideas ns to how churches should be- manager!, and one of them is the mntter of debt. "I don't believe in building unU the I.ord until 11 Is pnid for." he siilcl. "I don't believe In building fine churchos with debts." WHEAT'S ORIGIN The first tjrnins of wheat grew wild on the Steppes of Asia, thousands of years ngo. This wild wheat wns the genesis of the wheat wo know and use today. Heavy Criminal and Civil Dockets Await Judge J. L Duncan. CAIiUTIlKliSVILT.K, Mo., Nov. 18 —The November term of PemUcol county circuit court, will convent! Monday, November 21. The following hove been named petit jurors: Pcim.siot township: p. A, Hiuid-. Itouscn, Jim Homer; alternates.- Tom llopimr, Sam McAdmns. Pus- cola township: Jack DL'Prbst; ill- tumulc. cionli Fisher. Organ township: W. H. Lytcs; nltmintc. l.u-' Iher Huberts. Gayoso townshlp:- John HO.SS; alternate, T. n. Summers. Virginia township: Henry Flowers, Perry Owens; alternates, Wesley ness, Ernest eagle, Concord township: T. j. Wilson, M, T. Harris; iiHcrnates. Sam Hill. L, C. Fousl. HratjBiulodo township: 1 Mill Ijcnioiis, Mosc Stovull; alternates, Waller Phillips, U. H. Me- Inllre. Cooler township: any. BO- 4-«n, Walter Brilley; «lt«rnat«s. L. Pnrliam, Andrew Powell. Holland township: ,i. E. Edwards; alternate. Roy Druy. Little River township: P. M. Lnthan, J, W. 8aw- yj-r; alternates, Webster Wallace, W. E. Brown, nutk'r township: J. T. Nenl; nllcrnale, Odo D»ugherty. Clodnlr .township: J. H. Pool; lil- ternnle, Jolmnlu Dawning. Little Prnlrlo township: Jack Long, Floyd Unllnrd, Grover Utterly, C. C. Ncrley; nlternules. C. S. Scott, J. 11. Slier, Cnsey Kllgorc, Son Klrk- liatrlck. Hnyti township: Cal Chltm, Arthur Richardson; utter- iintes, c. O. linlnc flr., Frank Poster. There me 89 coses on the criminal docket, Including four murder toscs. On the civil docket, there 380 tax suits, 45 divorce cases, and }52 other suits, In addition to n number filed since the printing of the regular docket. | Judge J, E. Duiicnn' will preside. Bond Fixed at $34,000 for Stanley Puryear MEMPHIS, Nov. 18 (UP)—Bond for Stanley Puryear, charged with liuckliijj his wlfo nnd daughter to dentil May 2 nud then killing a negro whom liu blamed for the nxlim. was set loclny at $34,000 uy .Judge Phil Wallace In first crliiilniii foi.rt. '"•.•ryeiir will Ire released from lh c county Jail as soon as hta .U- torneys can nilse his bond. The bond Is $17,W>0 for eacli of the two clmiws of mnrdci 1 In the death of his wife,'anil 8-year-old daughter. • • - / - s He was acquitted eeveral weeks ago by & 'Jury on a charge «I killing Will Jamison, the negro he accused of hacking Mrs: Puryear and Aurella Puryear to death. Colds that Hang On Don't let thtm get I iJrinKto hold.' Fifchi grrnii quickly. CreomuUlou com- Miics llie. 7 best help* known to modem Kicncc. Powerful tiul iiarrale«. PIwMnt loukc. Noiurcot!c». Your ilrunht will' refuinl your nmnr.y If anycoujiorcolj K* 1 "i al i er ^° w tm * Hfidln* I. not «. lie»cd by Crco^uljloa. («dr) ' liLYTHKVII.1,10 HYK, KAK. .NOSK AND THROAT CUM 1C ' »""" 210 injmm BWff.' DR. J. A. SALIBA Stripped and left nude on a road 10 miles from Dallas, Texas, Hazal Diron, 21, above, and a girl companion, Rose Talley, walked for an hour before being rescued by a passing motorist. Two youths wit'i whom they had been riding disrobed the girls and took their mon- ?y. Miss Talley found an ol3 garment in a dump heap, but Miss Nixon could only find nevrapapers. SEEK ITIlN FLAP JACK (PANCAKE) COMPACTS CANDY. FLASHLIGHTS HOMEMADE FROM CHICAGO 3-l'»und Hox FREE DELIVERY PHONE 603 39 C - 49 C - 59 (: UP SMOKING STAND WITH 1'JLECTKIC LIGHTER ELECTRIC HEAT PAD $1.5« to $3.75 ELECTRIC CORN POPPER McMULLIN'S CASH GROCERY SPECIALS for SATURDAY and MONDAY For FRANKS Thanksgiving Dinner I BACON In the Piece inc Lb. ill ELECTRIC HEATER $1.00 I POPPING CORN 10 l TASTY MALT PLAY HALL FREB CASTILE SOAP Pound 23 C I HAIR DRESSING 19 l Knoxville Woman, 60, Is Shot Down on Street by Unknown Gunman. KNOXVILLE. Tenn., Nov. 18. (UP)—Police were seeking clnos today to the murderer of Mrs. James J. Crumbliss, 60. wife of a former Knoxville^ commission merchant 1 and now a prominent farmer and orchard man of Roane county. Mrs. Crumbliss, who had been visiting: her daughter, Mrs. Virginia Duncan, was ruthlessly .shot at e door of her daughter's apartment last night. The murder scene is in the exclusive West Knoxville residential section. Authorities are baffled. They are convinced that neither robbery nor criminal attack was a motive. • A man. tall and believed to bo •white, approached Mrs. Crumbliss as she ncared the steps of her daughter's home. When alongside her he fired without saying a word. VINOL THE KEST OF TONICS HAUVEROIL 51.011 I CI1DI7P H Cod Liver Oil S5.5« I Mil Lil U Pint BROWNIE COLD CAPS (GUARANTEED) Natives of the Solomon Islands wear necklaces of beetles' legs as love tokens. YO - YOS •If- 25_ L 10 CT0 25 C FOOTBALL GENUINE LEATHER Turkeys Geese Ducks •Lainb Fresh Ham Cured Ham Coun t ry Pork Sa mage Oysters, Large Selects Pure Lard GTfl A If 'kef- Hound, Loin or 1 C MMlV T-l!»ne. Lh. ID ROAST Ik-uf. Chuck or IftlJ Kil>. 1,1). lU BRAINS Pork 19 1C :Lll. 162 BACON Sliced IOC LI). 16 PIG BRAINS 1,1). VIRGINIA DARE BAYER ASPIRIN 15 C WITCH HAZEL ,,,,25 C TOOTH PASTE " r ™S35 l BATHING ALCOHOL 19 l MINERAL OIL pound 7c KIRBY DRUG .CO. Phone 89 Bros. Drug Co. Phone23 Second Delay Granted in Martin Insull's Case BARR1E. Out.. Nov. 18 (UP)— A second postponement was granted today In the extradition hearing of Martin J. Insull. Chicago public utilities executive, wanted In Illinois on charges of embezzlement. Judge Dudley Holmes set December 2 as the new date for hearing the arguments by vhich Illinois hopes to return" Insull to Chicago. HERE'S MORE BIG VALUE NEWS For the first time- A Good Suit A Smart Topcoat fnsomnia a Virtue, Farmer Is Convinced PORTERVILLE, Cal. (UP)— George Clark, truck farmer living near here. Is a sound sleeper, he admits. But, the height of something or other occurred the other night, he tcld police, when thieves visited his " ylace and harvested his entire crop of beans. $ 19 50 $ 19 50 All the blood In your body, has to go through your lungs 2000 times each, day, Measuring up to our standards of Quality Mead style, Mead service, Mead good taste, are now available to the man with only $19.50 to spend. We arranged for these suits and topcoats last summer when all prices were at the very bottom. We were mighty careful about the specifications. The clothes had to be good to get into this store. You can trust them in ery particular. v- NEW MEAD CLOTHING CO. Crackers >« 23c Post 1AC - Pk K . Compound . 1.6-Lb; .Pllil COFFEE Seill Hi and. 'Dated Iff- All iSrands'" Evuimratcd GELLATIN OATS 'Ronnie 55-6*. l»kjf.. SOAP Ivory . Lurtre QC 0 SOAP '• & G. Large Iter "f. for 25 C Tall Can 5c Small Can Beans Blytheville No. 2 Cans, 3 For Tomatoes No. 2 Cans, 3 For 21c Salad Dressing Dainty Maid Pints - - 15c Quarts 25c SALT Coarse 100-Pound Sack BROOMS •I Ply Each 25° OOCOANDK 1 1 ' SNOWDRIFT (i-l'ound Pail PEAS Y " hl Clob - 25 C rOPCTl? A Good I'eabcrry tUrrfiE 7 Pound? ;i KIDNEY BEA S, r^<t iff Butter Pure Creamery, Morris Supreme, Pride of Arkansas, Pound 25c Meal 24-lb. Sack 25c

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