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IJLYTHKVtU.fc.' iAKK l (Ul.Hih'h M-'V. • THE BVVTHEVHXK COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS ; ; C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Mansgtr Sole National Advertising Representative: The Thomas P. Clark Co. Inc., New York. Philadelphia. Atlanta. Dallas. Sap Antonio, San Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis. Published E\;ery Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered R.I second claw matter at the oo»t office at Btvthevllle. Arkansas, under act ol Congress October 9. 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION BATF.S Bv carrier in the cttv of nivlhevtllt. IV pet •werk nr SfiSO per year In advance. By mull within n radius of 50 rnl'f*. V.nn W year, *1.M for six months. E5c for Iliref mmi'ln! by mall In postal zones two tn «lx. Inclmlv*. $0.50 per year, in r.oncs seven and eight. J10.CO per year, payable in advance. Illegal Voting 'As has been remurkal here before it probably is not a matter of vital importance to most citizens of Blythc- ville whether Neill Reed or A. H. FairfieUi occupies UK. mayor's chair for the next two years. Host of us had our own ideas which of the two* would make the best mayor, but fortunately most of us arc also willing to concede that GUI-- city would not suffer at the hands of either one of them. From the standpoint, therefore, of the kind of government Blytheville will Ket the controversy over the validity.of t . the announced result of the recent municipal election may not be of great coh- sequence. There is involved, however, a principle, and for the sake of the effect such action may have upon future elections in this city and in Mississippi county we would like to see the charges of illegal voting sifted to the bottom. It makes little difference to. most of us which of the two candidates heads the city government, but it is of vital importance to tvery . citizen that our elections reflect the will of the qualified voters. The restrictions placed by ' law about the privilege of tli» ballot have been; too lightly regarded in many of our elections. There is no reason to believe that the recent city election was particularly; bad in this respect, but the sooner it becomes known that illegal voting will not be tolerated, the better off we will be. If illegali^votifs-were cast in the. city election they should be thrown oat, • and if evidence of fraudulent intent can be discovered it should be presented • to the next grand jury. " •'•;"" . Freedom Iri Spain . ; f- .As citizens of the greatest republic the world Has known, Americans, :it might be presumed, should share the joy of the Spanish people at the establishment of their republic. ' •• •••V Permit us, however, midst the general jubilation, to sound a sour note. We have a pretty definite suspicion- that wh«n the people of Spain get through celebrating the overthrow of the monarchy and settle down to live under the republican; forms that will be OUT OUR WAY established as • a' result of yesterday's developments, they, will flnd they have been flim-flammed, they will discover, as other p;op!es in Kuro^c and elsewhere have discovered, that the form of popular government, is npt the sur> stance, and that all despots do cot wear crowns. The twentieth century has seen many a kin?'ami emperor sten down and out, but one must look with the eyes of hope rather than of sober real--- ity to find evidence that many of these changes have advanced 'the causes of human liberty and popular government. Republican Portugal, Spain's'neighbor, suffers under one of In-? world's worst despotisms. Poland, Russia, China and a host of smaller "republics." are as alien) to the freedom and democracy which we associate with the word republic as any kingdom 'could be, Despite the' wave of republicani.-m that has swept Europe the freest countries in the world today are the United Kingdom, the British dominions, and the Scandinavian kingdoms. The people of Spain have missed th«. point. It was not.their brave and well intent ioned kin? who wn« responsible for their-troubles, but the powerful military and financial group who were his real rulers as we'll as theirs. And it is not unlikely, when the dust has settled." these same rulers will still 1>? in the saddle. If that proves' to be the case the'Spanish people, will have profited just about as much as would the Italian people were they to seek freedom by dethroning their king while leaving the reigns of government in the hands of Mussolini. WEDNESDAY. APRIL IB. 1931 In speaking of .armv maneuvers «s "games," you get,the Impression that '"war-Is fun." No one knows' the. true, measure of Mayor Walker better than his tailor. The trouble with house-cleaning time Is that too many robbers think It applies to them.' too. Even for lt»ht opera, opines the office sage, things <look darkly,- '• '. • • ' . A man hot "under the. collar' ,ls flt to be tied— firmly about the neck. -.":'. •"I'm spieling-nnr,'i-~»s Flnvd Gibbons, the S17-word-a-mlnute mart, : m|fht say. ' :• •A fpt|^r\pjintJ,;-.MliiUco|ls':lii&w teaching -vocal /lesscjM^^^Bdt^tii^lUvOTiIwason' why he'- shoiild 'nof'-paitU^e 1 ',^^- 'protected ' frohi " . ri.$t:^j$^ serves- t$e' -'WMcf.jali,'. Bjj^tfw; (frnount ''of) hjUr oh.hls-'heidr,:- •,''>,-;' l'-7 " '^.'^"'"' ' '. !'! -... •: .-...,--.-...1 fivi-j,' ••.->.-/- •"'.;•'• . : •• . , • • ; 1 1 • ",,..-;,' ' ;• i' .' " • — ,•.•-. s >.; i ' : '-''' ' » f i. '.ral»rit be, ' ' bush. .'.A fellow dof»n't 'reilize' h*w : -rmmy back- slappcrs there are until he acquires a tender sunburn. ' ' ./ - ' SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Ry William* MO\M LISSEM ,\NORC»V WART, Jus' Teuu TH' SOO'O t_\KH T' GET 'EM DOME AS, SOOK1 HEROES ARE MAOt-MOT BORM sunlight lo the cords tend to heal, nr. Miller repoiU 59 out of 72 n-.. (lent 1 ; who showed cr;in"hle ing of the tuberculosis le-'l-ns In lh» larynx. Tlie svmntcms linn-over! Ithe other patients even (hough the healing was partial. In many of these cises. It was impossible for fie oat'.eiit stay In a sanatorium, k tirfimi- •>•>- cessary for the pjt'cnt to I'-a' Himself. The a]>paratv.s ha' •"-• bien deveboed so t"at the Q can actually sw> 1-ls larv"- !n>'' treat himself by means of the reflecting mirrors. MOTHER NATURESCURIO SHOP ——— V7 I XT -Xgl "Oh, Mr. Pplndextei—Hey, you, I'oindfxlcr!" CAI'TUHI-: OF LESS Cn April 15, 1117, nt briwpn '"ur an:l fhv? In the morning, the irst British trocps entered Lens, !h"!r objective. The offensive bewail April 9 'on" 3 fro'lt of 45 miles, haviivj 'or Its Imrwllnt-! oblcctlv,-; Lens at Ti" end and at Qiicnt'.n at ihe r 'hcr. This Is the strus^le which tins become kno-<M ss the Battle of Arras, althnupli at the rnd of •">v«n davs fivlitiny. lie tcc'ie shifted ccri.s'd'rFibly to i l je east of ' h e cltv 'vhlch has given Us ame to Ihr battle. Th-> occupaton of-Lens marked '.he recovery fcr France of the' i-c-ntry's most valuable coal fields. A', tl>? other end of the 45 miles the British had practically won Shclr way into the suburbs of St.' Q'vntln, with the Germans mak- | mi* a stubborn last stand in Ihe :ity itself. OWM fOOD If TUB* 0£StR£0 TO POSO. WASHINGTON ^L LITER «nd Other Friends of Federal Power Regulation Who Attacked t'ommisslori for DIv charjlnf AUn, Now Praise It for Dccbion in Ihe New River C»se. BV RODNEY DTJTCHER I NEA Service Writer WASHINGTON.—The Federal >ower Commission's unanimous de- Iston In the New River case, commonly Interpreted as a splendid Ict'ory for "the people" over the power trust," has shifted attention o an offshoot'of trie long and biter, power war .which has brought President Hoover Into violent con- let with, the Senate. . Trie.power commission refused to rant .the-Appalachian" Power Company a "minor part" license, which woulfl.'have 'freed the company's roposed ,$11,000,000 development on fie New River o( federal resuln- lori. Attorney General Mitchell, in n. opinion • which questioned the onitftntlonallty Of the 'federal wa- «r,Tpa$'*r.,aeV ; hid held.- Hint the otymE&ion. jmlghX'. Issue : such' a Icenss 'mi' If./It i-had. 'done' so the ction-wbuid'.hjive been Regarded ns ») vltfU;.WOTf.'lit /federal-. WTUlitlon. •J;.y«is.".the : second liupirtnn' '.' the ' com mission I) a d' d o n f Its'.apnoliitment a few.months flrt.-SoiiclloY Charles-A: Russell and Chief 1 Acbouniarif William'y.' Kins. <-rici.-bad'been trying to keep the po**rVconipBn|os' honest'In their —^ '-r -power.sltss, under fetlsral »h'd-'it:w»X that firs', act phalrm'an George The Editor's Letter Box With drew Approval .Just before the Christmas holl- d*ys. the nomination of Smith an* being praised for their New River decision by the Progressives and | other friends of federal regulation I who howled loudest when they dis charged Russell and King. But dc spite the rejoicing over the ficl that the commission decided not tc abdicate the powers granted It by Congress, the Senate has a bcne to pick with the president nnd a direct Issue of power between the executive and legislative branches Is going to be decided. | Ktnr Got Job Back "• Another sidelight on the original Issue Is that King has teen taken back to' his old job white Russell, who was louder and noisier, bu! also able, honest and more effective than King agalns the "trust," had to go looking for a job arid had n hard time landing anything until Governor Roosevelt of New York engaged him as his legal adviser on power problems. Former Senator George Wharton Pepper of Pennsylvania anl Attorney. General Mitchell will appear for Smith nnd argue his right tc trie Job. Mitchell will act as n "friend of the court." Pepper, who will net ns Smith'. 1 ! counsel, was counsel for Postmaster Myers of PortlanJ, Ore., In p case which was the last Important legal clash between Congress anc" I tlie president. I Myers was removed from cfB:; by President Wilson and argued i:: the courts that a postmaster confirmed by the Senate couldn't legal- j ly be removed without s?mt:>ri9: I powerful club to hold over the administration. Smith Cise Not So Important The direct Issue in the Smith CHURCH EXCUSES Grnrfr W. Barbam; ^opimlssloriers .Draper anri Gar- case isn't ne»rly ns important, dc- saud to the commission were con-1 spite the bitter feeling which 1: Irmed by the Senate. H.organized ;aroused In the last session of con- immediately and fired Russell and King. As soon as the Senate had reconvened. Senator Walsh of Montana moved to recall the nominations and reconsider them, contending that the Senate rules permlttel gress. John W. Davis, actinj a- counsel for the Senate, will nol suggest that the upiwr house has the powed to recall presidential appointees after confirmation. Hr probably will assert that the Con- reconslderatlon within two exec- , stitutlon gives the Senate the rijh utlve sessions of the Senate foil™-- ! to make Its own rules, that precc Ing a. vote of confirmation. The i dent makes the Smith reconsldcra-- Senale voted to ask the president i tion within two successive leglsla to send trre nominations back and I live days an act of accepted proce- Hcover refused with what his sup- dure and that reconsideration war porters called "a stinging rebuke." made before Smith legally held of- decrying encroachments Oil the ex- | flee. ecutlve power and the alleged cf- | Smltli's contention Is that whci fort to brand him RS a friend of i a man Is confirmed he sUiys c:n- the power interests. Tlie Senate! firmed, regardless of Senate rules then went ahead, reconsidered the ; and that the attempt to oust him b nomination of Smith nnd rejected ! an attempt to punish him for or. It. Smith sat Ught. backed by Hco- ver. and the Senate began ouster proceedings In the District of Ca lumbla courts. Smith and his colleagues nre no.v administrative act. If the courts uphold Smith, thoy will be giving the Senate a sounc 1 spank; If not, the president will b: on the receiving end. Ultraviolet Rays Aid Victims of Tuberculosis of Larynx BY DR. MORRIS F18HBKIN Editor, Journal of the Amcrir.ir Medical Association, rnrl rf iiy- (teli, Ihe He»Uh SJijulne Tuberculosis of the larynx ha been considered, until recent year.' one of the moat dangerous form. 1 of the disease, leading usu.illv i fatality. All sorts of remedies have b»e tried In an endeavor t> control th- condition, but without excccdinil- good results. As far back as 1831 attempts were made to treat tuber culosis of the larynx with sunlljiu but due to tack of proper spparalu- the results were not as good a- they might have been. With the discovery of the *o- paratus which yielded ultraviolet rays, In the form of carbon arc »iid the quartz mercury vapor lamps ;t became possible to apply concentrated sun's rays directly to thr larynx. In order to gel the rays dl- -ectly to the larynseal cords, various systems of mirrors have beer devised -and also quartz stems alon: which the ultraviolet rays pass. It has been found that people v;hc arc very frail, those wi'.h advance:" tuberculosis .of the lung, and t'.iosc who have very severe lesions In th throat are treated better by m:ans of the mirror reflection than by other methods. A steel mirror will reflect about 44 per cent of the valuable rays Into the larynx, according to Dr. Joseph W. Miller, whereas ordinary glass mirrors absorb these rays and reflect only about 9 per cent. It has been found that practically all of tht patients treated by direct What Is the Matter with the World? Corruption Never was corruption so bold, s<-. flagrant, so general and so far reaching as It Is today. With th? enormous production of we»'th and the grossly unjust distribution o' wealth, want and the fear of wan' have entered into t'ls souls of our pacple as never before. In the davs of Ihe early settlement of this country, poverty abounded, the struggle was tremendous, but there wns a greater degree of contentment, n much small- measure of unsatisfiea desk" than we have today, for the people were not tortured with fie slrtt on the one hand of untold wealth —wealth such as the world Iwd never dream', of, nnd bitter, poverty nnd the keenest struggle for a bare living CM the other hand. Conr,cqi:c-nlly our i«ople are easv prey for corruption and there i" preat truth in the lines of the pc*' that say: "Vice is a monster of such ho'rric! mien. That to be haled needs but to bo seen; Hut seen too oft we familiar grow First Iiatc, then tolerate and then embrace." Now. New York cltv is just'secth- in^ with corruption, from the highest to the lowest ani from the lowest to the highest, not only In the police department, In our courts but in every avenue of business th' bribe taker is eagerly looking -fo: Dribes and the bribe giver Is not lard Lo find. Is this a natural condition? Peo- j who believe In the do:trlns o total depravity would lay the re- sponsibllty lor this condition upor v/hat (lie theologian Is pleased.tr "Adamlc depravity." However I run afraid that doctrine Is prctt' well discarded. It certainly is amon- people of Intelligence: for effect 1 today we look around for a competent cause and we can readilv un- edrstand that want and the fear o 1 want, poverty, is indeed a competent cause for corruption. Carlisle said that the modern Englishman wns more afraid of pov erty than he was of Hell. Th' thoughtful man of today v;lll si 1 that he has greater reason to b more afraid of poverty than hell Tor t^crc Is nothing so dreadful ir all the gamut of human expS as poverty. Think of the agony of e father, out of work, no money, nc place to turn to. when he looks upon starving wife and hungrs children, the landlord pressing for his rent, the grocer for his money it is not fo be wondered at tha many poor fellows under thes; dreadful circumstances take wha is to them the only and the permanent way out of nil trouble Uuoug'n the gate of sulcld". An what matters honor and faith an good intent, who would not cast I to one side to fcod his children anr 1 clothe his wife, even a man's o soul he wculd toss to the winds »n- he would not be much, of a man 1 he didn't, rather Uian sec thosi dependent upon him suffer. And again the question cDmes, "I there a way out?" Should we change from the Democratic to the Repub llcnn party or put the SDctallstli party In power? A mere change Ir : wrty will do no goad whatever What we nted Is a change of Ideas or a development of Ideas on eco- nemlc law. To get rid of the efTec we must understand the cause. The cause Is certainly not In the de pravlty of man, It Is nol In the nig gardliness ol nature. It Is not In th inability of man to produce wealth iThe real cause is In a fool lax sys j tern that makes accessibility to lane Thank Goodness, it's over, and r solo I didn't know or realize what If they ever get' mi mfced up In'a change a few years and lack cf another Church Program It will be • Practice would make. It's like s-mc 'vhrp rrn not in mv right mind. It I °f " [ ? m said—I should have go:ie <"ould not be so bad If they a n j to'practice like the rest of t!i»in "'••re nit t'yin? to boss the Job." I • tllat were on the program. Well si"woss it's necMsarv —' I- mean i'"W- *''" never'get me up 'ttv-e Church work, nroerams, having j again. Some of them said it wasn't •i-nn-rs. riMirch dinners n'nd a lot • so baci - l reall >' lllil ! k tne trcub!e of other tiiln-s. They have a Lad- was "mostly la the piano. I su?- lw Aid. Pastors Aid. and all knds' Sested' to the Preacher .that Us "f Mi.'sionat" S-xsietles. and when| should have a tuhtr see the ph-io h»v flnd a talented person like me! Hncl he satd ne h*" 1 jt tuned ji:st hev don;t know when to let up and' a da ^ before I sang. If he did t l .; s scK-n as vou are out of one they I maa surely didn't know . mui-h tnrt all over aeain with somelhin? about tuning a, piano. Ise. elK-rr a'musical nrc^rram or of course, my voice may be too ilhe fundamental source of al wealth, difficult, and at the sam time punishes every man by oner ous and burdensome taxes who us*! land. JAXIES R. BROWN, Manhattan Single Tax Club New York nmet w 'THt. Of course. I've been so 'sv I haven't done verv much but heavy for a small piano. That could mnke a difference. 1 have 've only been a member just a few j come to the conclusion that 'f^" 1 . . ' ^-onle. do not' understand ir' ><ri c When I v--r>s vcuhger I had a j sufficiently to appreciate a so'.o. "cinderful silo voice, or at 'least)but even at that I do think it n-~- ome thought I had. and-when I .essary for them to laugh, or even suggested that they :,H me sing a .-mile. ; • Saccharin. Is on->. of tlr.y'humer-1 On* I^'nf'red - Seventy-two Th.-''<!>n« bv-proHncf' nf thn ens-maker's . ?nr| -Eight Hundred' Tv.-i>n'"- r v: efufc. .->n.-|.|t |s 300 tlmrs as'.sweet "pollars -'(tI7.825.00): thereforn. a coal-tar deriva- 'BE IT ORDAINED'bv tV '-''• Qoundl of .the City of -B]vthey''t»: •1;.' Thrit-the s^'d <-•••--- -i sugar. It Is Ive. ' ORPINANCE- NO.. ; «5: . AN •' ORDIKANCR' PROHrf?jnf"' property'; ' ' -' , kl'tytttif; lots and o' '' OK I NO OTHER PURPOSES. BE 7T ORDAINEO BY THE COftNCn, OF ' -BLYTliEyrLLE, ARKANSAS':-.' ' Section 1, .It-.shal.l lie 'unlawful 'or any person.'firm, .or" corpora-. f on + n '"n-'at'e- or be - erpTiio^ed In- l he drilling., bqrlne,'pr.--fiirikin7 "in -ny rninncr'oirnr.-""i>. welli within 'h° Cltv of. Blvthrvilie. . :';;.' ; '', pi-tlm.'2.: .Anv'person, firm or -or-watirin vlolatln" the-provisions of this ordlnahr-e shall be deemed •uiltv nf a misdemeanor and unoh -onvictlon thereof shAll be fln'd : -v tr» sum of not less than Five Hundrcrl Dollars rhr more than Ore Thousanrt Dollars. Section 3. Because of the dan- er to health and nropertv and he fire ha'ird arklng from oil nrt R?< wnlk within thp city limits, this ordinance Is necessary the Immediate nrwervatlon of 'he public ry-flce. health and safe an emergency " is' herebv df*- -lared and this ordinance shall ba In full force and cflect from and :riuroa'ds and - in . parcels of "-1 '.-. : pTSTRICT.- ••- r >. ^[T* 16 'the. a^s^shm^n' ll;t . • j r a5'-the : 'JsSrfi? no*i'-rcrrifliTi'; I- .'-» LLB, '.Olt»:'jof'; BJythivllle: .'arid •._ ?«' ''^'e • ;- f«iBe^m'»v''be"..-annuaJIv. .read. 1 ', 1 . 1 '*'^ ,wful rjy'the B^atd : .ot Assessors.'an* - iv ">t Passed April 14, 1931. NEILL ATTEST: S. r.. CrnK City Clerk. TVri|r'j-<4) ' per-centtfrn'-'of tatf "-- sessment ^ of; th e ' valu e of b"r •> •) 's to- each,, of 's»id- blocks! lot 1 ; r.->d 'parcels of iahrt-.' railroads"onri- --''road -tisrits _of '(vav shall b v -:''!'! ahnuailv onlorbf fore, the !•>' /<*v ol .December. be"innin<t in '""1. until the whole "of said assesr:ri"nt shall have, ber-n paid. Section 2. That all ord 1 '--.---•; or parts of ordinances In conllct hfrewlth ore hereby rerjen'"-' -id thl 1 ! ordinance shall be In fur '- ce and affect from and after itr ;r.s- sage. Passed April 14. 1931. APPROVED: NEILL Rr—-<. M ynr. ATTEST: S. C. Craitr. City Clerk. RFED. Mayor. • " | OHDlNANCE NO. Ml w OPDTNANCF: APSFSSINO THF. V^T.l'TT rvp BKNhiKl'JS TO BE PFCKTXTKD UY TtT; OP F'HH OP TfT75 moO"R LOTS »Mn OP I.AND WITWTN SKWF.R 1MPUOVFJ,nWT DIRTPTfTT NO. 3 OP'TI'F. CITV OP BLYTHE- VTTJK ARKANSAS. WFEREAS. n mninrltv In vilue ^f t^n prr«Ttv holders on-nlnT -iro*^rt.v ad'olnlr"' fhf locfll^." to u r* ftfTortp^ ~nrt ^ItmUH In .q^\v^o 'MPROVEMFNT DISTRICT NO i 'n the Clt-' of Blvthfv-nie. or- T r-n(7 f -d for the nui^ose of mak- '->- locnl Improvement therein h» "Wstmetln" •> ^anltprv s^wrr ^vs- '°m. hcve ns'ltlonofl t>i« Cit" Coun-11 of thr> Cltv of BMheville. Arkansas, for the construction of said 'mnrovement nnd that the cost 'h"r"of shall b» sss'jsed in-on the real pronertv in said district ac- '•orttlng to Ihe benefits received; and, WHEREAS, said benefits rjcrived *•• r-rh and everv block, lot and parcel of real property, railroad and railroad right of way sltuited In said district cquils or exceeds th« local assessment thereon; and, WHEREAS, the estimated cost of suld improvement is Seventv Thousand Dollars (170.000.00); and th« utKtM benefits amount lo BEFORE HON. OSCAR At—'ANDER. JUSTICE OF " ''E PEACE FOR CHICK AF»""'\ DISTRICT. MSSISSIPPI CO'JIJ- TY. ARKANSAS. Tom A. Little, PlaintlfT. .' vs. O. W. Robertson. Defendant. WARNING ORDER The defendant, O. W. Rob •' ^n is wrnrd to apoear In the Ju-*'re of the Peace .Court of Osc-r Alexander within thirty dayj nnd cnswrr the complRlnt of th; pla'n- ttfT. Tom A. Little. Witness my hand as Justice cf said court. This April 15, 1931. OSCAR ALEXANP-^. 1:15 i "V ' 15-22-20-0 F Your message to a Courier News Taker will be tr iif- mttted to I'.P o readers. Call 30-;. RESULTS are Certain