The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 15, 1937 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 15, 1937
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MONDAY, MAKCFI 1S, 1937 Midnight Monday Is Deadline for Tax Reports on 1936 Earnings BY SANDOil S. KLEIN United Tress Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Mavch 15. (UP) —The treasury's coffers should Ijc enriched by $840,000,000 before Recalls His Friendship With Late Judge Walter Malonc, the Author of "Opportunity" BLYTHBVI1.LE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS mme 0 " When Walter Malonc, brilliant Memphis Jurist and poet, coni]x>sed (lie poem "Opportunity" many years ago, he did not real 17.3 it would.,some day be acclaimed one ol the most inspirational pieces to coint from the pen of a southern writer, . Neither did Rsld Faires, a close friend of the author, to whom Mulone presented Ihe original manu- £i.Tlj)t as a friendly gcslurc, Paires. who now makes his home several miles west of Steele, is a well known I'cmiscot comity farmer. He still has vivid memories of Although it was mf "l? e £ r V i J" ' ° f | Jl|(|ge Malonc Tney to the, same house in Memphis. difficult make even rough estimates of the Occasionally, when Paires Is vis- numbcr of returns, internal rev- ' King in Memphis, he will stroll eiiue bureau experts hazarded a through the court square park and Buess, on the basis or 1935 figures, j gay,? on the memorial to Malone thai approximately 5,000,000 in- 'which his admirers erected many dividual!! with an aggregate In- years ago. It Is a bronze tablet ccmie of close to $10,000,000,000 bearing Malone'.? likeness and Ills ' have filed returns. In addition! famous poem which scores of pa-,there was an unestimated numte af Corporations filing returns. Latest available figures for 193G show that 4,473,426 individual're- [ many a sersby slop and read every day. the words of which have been credited wilh quickening the pace of of shuffling fact that ,, turns were filed on 1935 income ' m ' 2 stopped there .momentarily. totalling $14,056,079,000. They paid a total tax .of $054,116.000. This, •f course, did not Include corporation taxes, which swelled the total of all 1935 income taxes paid .in 1936 to $1,412,938,303. Administration officials anticipate, because of improved business and new taxes which will be reflected for the first time in March returns, that the income tax collections this year will total $2.303,363,000, New Taxes Due. Among the new taxes which must be paid this 5'ear on I93(i income' is the uudislribuled cor- Whenever Faires views the words of "Opportunity" on the bronze tablet his memory goes back to the days "many years ago" when Malone handed him a piece of brown n-rapplng paper, it was the original manuscript of the poem, scribbled partly in pencil and partly with pen and ink. "You may keep this," Malone told him. . '• • • Faires kept it because he ndmir- an Increase of about GO 2-3 pei'| C<l » f «'one greatly and he liked the cent over the previous year. poem his friend had written. I The poem is uo«- more or less familiar to everyone In the inid- t-oi:th. School children in many parts of tlic country have learned to recite tfie inspirational lines in porate profits levy. Additional enue also is expected from the assessment of a normal income tax on dividends. Income tak returns this year are expected to reveal an increase in the number of millionaires, in J936, 41 persons reported incomes of $1,000,000 and'up; They paid'a .total of $41,500,000 in taxes on net income aggregating $73,631,000. Internal revenue experts anticipate that the $100,000 to $150,000 net income class, years, again will largest proportion as in recent contribute the of the taxes. In 103G, this category paid $53,J>94.000. Tlie $5,000 and under net "/iconic class was second with taxes aggregating $44,703,000. .Officials expected that because of increased ; employment and 'higher wages 'in ..the last . r year, Ihere would be a greater number of -taxable-returns "firo'm persons with incomes under $5,000. ' In 1936, there were 3,992,627 returns filed In Ihe $5,000 and under group, but of this number 2,393,922 were non-taxable. - ,.' Average Tax lo Exceed $28 i .Tlie average income lax paid by an Individual in the $5,000 and under group, the predominant class of taxpayer, Is expected to exceed the $1B average of 1935. Tlie average net income of the taxpayers in the $5,000-and under group was $2,544, on the basis of 1935 returns filed last year. Thus, the average rate of tax on net income was about 1.11 per cent. Gambling Ban Brings Canton Trade Revival CANTON (UP) — Prosperity 'has returned to Canton as a direct result of the suppression of gambling inaugurated by the authorities when the National Government at Nanking took over administration of Kivmigtung- province, last July Restaurants are filled with customers every day. in the days when gambling flourished without restriction, a diner could always find a seat in a restaurant. Today late customers have to wait for failles. The numbcv of restaurants Xlas increased, as social life moved out of Die gflinbUiig-hoiuai Into the city's eating rflaces. Motion-picture houses also are enjoying increased box-office receipts since, the ban. Managers report .frequent sell-outs, nnd an average attendance far above that • of pre-snpprcsslon days Chinese dramatic opera groups, which were facing financial ruin are enjoying better patronage and some groups which disbarded again arc organizing for pu bH c performances. To obtain good seats, patrons must now reserve ticket well in advance Women especially have welcomed ,the ban on gambling, as the men of the family now spend more time at home nnd are savins their money. That this money has ac inally found Its vvaj- Into productive trade is indicated by universal rcporljs of a decided upward in general business. tlieir classrooms. The words are as follows: OPPORTUNITY They do me wrong who say I come no more, When once I knock and fail to find you iti; ; For every day I stand outside your door, And bid you irake, and rise to figlit and win. Laugh like a boy at splendors that have sped, To vanished Joy be blind and deaf and dumb; ; My judgments seal the dead past with its dead, But never bind a moment yet to come. Wail not for precious chances pass- Read Courier News Want Ads ..,. < .. .. .- • \vecp 'not -for -golden ages on tfce - ''wane;: ;,...,,,•-,.,. Each night j burn the records : of the day, At sunrise e,very. souMs.born-jigai.rif When deep in mire, wring not your hands and weep; I lend my arm to nil who say "I • can!" - • No shame-facod outcast ever sank so deep, But yet might rise and be again Dost thou behold thy dead all aghast.? Dost reel from righteous Retribution's blow? Then turn from blotted archives of the past, And find the Future's pages white, as snow. Art fhou a mourner? Rouse tliee from thy spell; Art thou a sinner? Sins may lie . forgiven. Each morning gives thce wings lo dec from he.l, Each night a star lo guide thy feet to heaven. Paires kept the manuscript for a New Book Explains All About Piles A new illustrated book iias just been published by the Thornton & Minor Clinic—the world's oldest institution specializing In the treatment of piles and other rectal afflictions. This'book explains'why rectal disorders cause such .common ailments as headaches, nervousness, stomach and liver troubles, and loss of vigor. It poinls out the extreme danger of neglecting even a minor case of piles... shows how cancer and other In- curtible conditions frequently result. The mild Thornton & iMInor treatment, by which more than 48,000 men and women have been restored to health during the past 60 years, and which requires no hospitalization or the use of dangerous anaesthetics, is fully explained. If,you are afflicted, send for a copy of this frank and informative book which will be sent you in plain wrapper absolutely free. Address Thornton & Minor Clinic Suite 2419, 926 McGce St., Kansas City, Missouri. The Morning AfterTaking .Carters Little LivarPilfc 1 IMl'KOVE YOUK PROPERTY NOW We'll help you secure A PFIA loan. Wall Paper Painls - Varnishes Auto & Window Plate Glass BLYTHEVILLE PAINf and WALLPAPER CO Glcncoe Bldg. p honc number of years and later, when the poem won widespread acclaim, gave It to Malonc's brotlicr. Where It Is now he does not know, but It Is believed to still be in (He pas- sesslon of Malbne's family, ralres now has-only an old newspaper reproduction of the,, original manuscript, published some twenty years "go. . ; He recalls mast vividly the ready wit of Malone, n-hlcli WHS famous among his -acquaintances. Mr. Falres remembers him, too, as n serious-minded young man vvjio was never frivolous. "lie was always, writing .something like that," Paires-said, referring to "Opportunity." Stored away among Mr. Paires' possessions are many other inlcr- esllu!; keepsakes, among them an old gold brooch containing porcelain protograplis of General Nathan B. Forrest, the famous Confederate cavalry loader, and his son. Captain Billy Forrest. The latter was a brother-in-law of Mr. l-'alres. He married his eldest, sister, Miss Hallie Paires, and ilie brooch is a family heirloom. A.c r i c u 11 ure Has Own Technological Problem Says Secretary Wallace BY FRED O. BAILEY Unlled Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON lUP)—All agricultural revolution similar lo Ihe 19th century industrial revolution is in progress on American farms according lo Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace. ' . Technological improvements, making possible economical mass production, are similar lo those which made possible the industrial revolution in manufacturing a century ago, Wallace said. Between 1922 and 1920 agricultural .production Increased 27 per cent, while crop acreage remained stationary and the amount of labor In agriculture actually decreased Wallace said. For long-rengo contrast, he said that in 1787—the year the Con- MS framed—It took 19 persons living un farms to produce enough for themselves nnd one person in town, wlille today 19 persMu on farms can produce enough for themselves and for GC jiersons living In town. Increase Four-FiiM Thus, he reasoned, a farm wlilch 150 years ngo supported 20 persons, now supports 85, 'Ilils, Wallace said, Is a shift of -greater mr.fjnlliidc limn took plnce In v lhe 10,000 years previous 10 1781. Both urban and rural dwellers have benefited by the Improved technology of fnrmlng, Witllnce said. A hundred years nso, he said, it required six hovivs of city labor to buy a bushel of \vlieai, Now Ihe average clly worker- can buy a bushel of wheat for one hour and '20 minutes work. Technology. Wallace said, has placed - American farmers in a. dilemma, which lie described as: "Shall • American agriculture lei an uncontrolled technology wipe out (he independent funny-sized farm, or shall American agriculture tuni Us track oif'technology, in order to preserve tlie fumily- slzcd form?" .-...' I He compared the- .dilemma of American farmers to that -'of English workers at'-the beginning of the 19th century Industrial revolution. Labor feared 'for its bargaining power under Ihe factory system, and for economic Independence and security he said, Sets I'osslble Bitterness "So the 'breaking of machines and ihc burning or factories were labor's llrst answer to the Industrial revolution," Wallace said. "It is possible.'that lliMe American farmers, without' 'capital and without training to use tlie re- sulls of modern science, may become even more oilier than the British handicraft ''workers of, a hundred years ago." Tlie handicraft workers of n 100 years, ago were crushed because ^hey did not' understand the nature of .the y, forces they were combating. Wallace said. "Farmers of ihc l/nlte'd states today face the same fate If they fall lo understand the tnie cause of iheir trouble, and instead permit themselves to be misled by political propaganda about tariffs, or rugged Individualism, or bureaucracy, or spending," he declared. Me said the-administration's new faj-in program, .Including aid to tenant farmers, production control, crop insurance and the ever- normal granary is Intended as the "true answer" lo Ihe farm prou- leni. IIY DONALD OKAY If .you are planning lo 'build n mjtne (his spring, consider the loi firtL Thus you will bs able to build,a dome with nn outdoor living room, n-oin Die ground up. If you Inive a choice of lots got one Dial should psnnli the Jionl of ibe hoiiSi- lo fm:c west. This will give yuu freedom lo .si! In Hie rear of yoiir lioiiss In Ihe inlo afternoon, nml not face llir "Wiiii! sim. The morning sun Is better, loo, for your Burden. If (here nve irets .on ihe lot, make sure they arc liot located wliere the ho«w, garage, or driveway arc to be bulk, li t-ost.s money lo cut down trrrs. if Uielr location Is .right, look ul liie stale of their heaUh, and f|i!d out ivhnt nirieti?.s they are. Soin? trees jire too old'iiml have cayi'd branches, while some v«- i-lclli's hava a way of growina llwlv Schools Teach Dancing SALT LAKE CITY (UP)—Holding that ability to dance Is as important in. modern life - as more prosaic branches qf education, heads of two Salt Lake City high schools have Inaugurated 1 regular weekly dancing classes. as a part of .the curriculum. GOOD 'GARDENING Tlic modern garnjc is built aloiij riae the hourn, leaving the entire back yard lor -gardening. roots into sewers. Tlie grade of the ground at their roots nuist be tbo grade for other parts of the ground. I'jic old way of building Ihc puraje in kick of (he lot steals much use- lul soil foi- drlvcwny and Iraves IHtlc room fur garden ami unless Ihc Irecs become an asset niter Ihe house Is built, II Is aetU'r to buy n barren lot and plan*, the trei's where they arc wanted A i-acant lot should' have Iriree to six Inches of topsoll on Ihe surface of the him!. Iluve this soil scrnpsd In a pile before building operations'begin. Roincmbci trees, shrubs, llowrs anil grass must liave- lopsoll lo grow. If restrictions permit, nnd Ihe lot Is snmll, Insist on having the garage a part of the house with its opening towards the street. • The driveway will cost less lo build nnd LughtaCold? •J~^j To help end it sooner, rub throat ant) chest with 1 THREE innlnlalii, nml Uio space above may be used for an oxlra bedroom.' « • » .The time has come when WP live In the rear pin of om house, not on the front porch. Tin 1 mow gtir- <len space for play uren nnd iluv,- "rs, ttic better. If • JKmlbie, )inic your cniflgc mil kitchen next lo your nelijh- oor's garage. This will penult yoiir •Ivlng tiiiui-ters to have more space. )nd If everyone on tlie street liad :ndr Biirngos next to each oilier, one. living room would be next to another, instead of the usual stu- >ld way of looking fiom your win- lows acroois yii'Iif • iidglfbor's drive nlo their, kitchen. Time spent in choosing a lot and ilnnnlng a house is half (lie plea- ure of building n hums. The more liotialit given to planning Hie more satisfactory will bo the result's. NIvXT: Foundation planning. Children's Museum Gets Unusual Doll Collection CAMliniDOE, Mass. ' tUP>- Rolls, dressed In llielr nallve cos- Miiips, 1 )myo ten given to (lie 2hHdron'ji Museum In lloston by 'rat, Wilson 'George Sinllllc of Itirviwl school of Public Health. Smlllle's Interest In the dolls vn» only to recall to memory the nnny places of the world lie has served professionally- or visited. The collection Includes wood- carved dolls from the Onspe region of Quebec, Eskimo Jrom the Fur North, Indian from the Southwest; i Cieolc from New Orleans and a.' >alr curved iii Iron wood from tho T'hltlpplncs. The .oddest doll'In" (ho lR collection. Is inmle. from the '»ir bone of n wlinle. Daughter's Traffic Fine ) Pleases' Former Mayor CLEVELAND. (UP) -When 18- yenr-old Belly Townes vins arrested foi speeding she gave her father tho tlukiit Claylon o. Townes, former muyor or Cleveland and for many years member of m e city council, put tho ticket In hl.s pocket nnd left town • on n business trip When he returned, he took the blnfne before an Irate Judge for Betty's failure to ap|>ear In court on the p'roncr date. v ' ' Then as his daughter's attorney ho enleied a pica of guilty, slating lie belleycd she needed a lesson, ' Betty was fined $5 and her license revoked for 30 days. Why Laxatives Fail In Stubborn Constipation Twelve to !4 hours It too long to wait when r»IJ«f'from clogoed bowtli and conitipatlon !•' needed, for th<n enor* piou» quantitlei ol bacteria accumulate, outing OAS, Indlgcitlon and many restttta, *f««ptefls urghit. It you want REAL, QUICK RELIEF, lake a liquid compound inch ai Ad- Icrlha. Adlerikp cbnlalni SEVEN ca. tharllc and carminative Ingredlente that act on (he ttomach and BOTH boweli. Mc-Bt "overnlaM" laxatlvei conlaln one Ingredient that acti on (he lower bowel only. Adlerlka'i DOUBLE"•'ACTION slv»l your tyitem a "tfiorocoh cleanilno, brlnalna oiit old poltonoui waite mat. ter that may have cauted QA8 plilnt, •our stomach, hftadachet. and gleeplesi nlohts for monthe, • AdlerlKa rellev«§ jtcmach GAS >. once and utually remov«» bowel con- B",V, on '? '"' ' nln <*o houn. No wilting for overnight roulte, Thli oua treatment nai be«n recom- nded by many docton am) drug- ti tor 35 yean. Take Adlirlka one- lf hour before) breakfaet or one hour tielon bedtime and In a ihort whlll you will feel marvelouely refpeihed. WOMEN ^ AILING I)r Tierce'i Kavoiile rrcicrliillon • ilttiiubtrj the nppetile ami \\\\\ Iticrraiei (lie InlaVe at Juod, lielplnr <1 lmll.1 uii'llic Kcail Dili: M« J W. Swlir of 709 W JCII, .Si:, 'jv". - lor weak Wujiien, anil fc«oclat(,l mlft flMicltort:!f\tUh"KiSy, le " tLcarlily rfcormncm! I)r, J'Eticc's t'atorilfr frfi trillion aVft Ionic " liny ntm I Neiv site IMcU ^Oc., llriudi $1 00 fr $1 35, KIlby Bros. Drug Co. 'Robinson Drug Cq. ELECTRIC A WELDING AT BEST PBIOI8 PROMPT SERVICE Barksdale Mfg. Co, PHONE II Usually a \voptoi lot costs more % ol all roomi rtftl (or tjso or $500 or Un, tfoubU. 3 lauionti Gaiag* . Locofid ttpitr i ihopptrtg, buifntu dlifrltJ Uocitt & Mriii To^cco Co, , .. .full measure of everything you ivant in a cigarette. , /,' > , •. ••. , , ] « , At eWry stage . ( . ..from tobacco , ' farm.'lo shipping -rooni'. ,'. 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