The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1935 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 30, 1935
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYtHEVILLK COUKIElt THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. B. BABCOCK. Editor ' II W. RAINES, Advertising Mtuagtr Sole National Advertising Koprtsontatlves: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., Kcw . York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Ixmts, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Atternooii Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at (lie jx»t oflico lit Blylhevillc, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 8, 1011. Served oy the United press SUBSCRIPTION RATES ny farrier in Hie Uily of Blythcvlllc, 15c per '.I'eck, or $5.50 per year, in advance. By mail, within n racuis ol 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for sis months, 85c for three montlis; by msi! in i>oslal rams two to six, inclusive, 56.50 i«r year; in zones tevcii and clulit, $10,00 per year, payable In advance. Less Tax-—More Revenue Senator Clyde T. Klli.s, urging reduction of the Arkansas cigarette tax from live cents per package of twenty to three cents, cites figures to .support u contention that the lower lax might actually produce more revenue than the present one. Whether or not lie is right is of course a matter that can be delermin-v cd definitely only by trial. 'Hie facts which lie presents in support of his contention, however, are such «s merit sorionii consideration. He points out that Iowa, Kansas, Ohio and Utah, where the tax on cigarettes is two cents per.package, have a higher per capita cigarette tax revenue than ctocs Arkansas, where llio-lax is tw.o and one-hall' times Uieirs. Residents of those stall's pay lax on ;m average of 530 cigarettes per capita each year, while Arkansas collects tax on only 1GO cigarettoi per capita pur year. Perhaps there arc factor;; because of which the other states named would have a higher per- capita cigarette, consumption than Arkansas regardless of tax. Bill we'- venture to say that a major portion of the difference is accounted for. by the fact, that a large part of the cigarettes consumed in this state are purchased, tax free, in neigh- v boring states, or are ' bootlegged, tax free, right here in Arkansas. The Arkansas cigarette (ax, like the Arkansas- gasoline lax, is loo high. It can be justified only on the grounds that it produces essential roVenue. When;'as appears to lie t)ii: ctisc, it defeats that purpose by driving consumers to other forms of tobacco and to illegal and out of state purchases, it has ho justification. BLVfHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS We, Should Preserve Natural Resources In considering tin: huge expenditures proposed by the Roosevelt administration, it. is necessary to distinguish between those which arc aimed directly at the current depression ami fliose which would he advisable even if the depression should end tomorrow morning. The vnst public works and work- relief schemes, ol course, fall in the first class. They ure emergency measure,--, pure and simple. However useful some of their tang- OUT OUR WAY ible fniils 'may be, they we chiefly io stimulate lagging industry mid to givo jobs to men who won't t r cl jobs otherwise, IJtit tho long-range program for I'oiisei'vation ,iml development of our national resources in somotliiiii; else nirain. For the most part it has no relation (o the depression, The president cnvi-snt'cs it us n continuing thinir 'which, should he carried on over a 20- year period, with ultimate expenditures at the rate of $500,000,000 a year. * * » A program oHliis kind requires us to visualize the wTiole country as a unified social organism—a .society which must pay as n whole for loss or waste sull'cred in any of its purls, and which eventually wit) bcncfYt ;is a fr-hole IJn'oujfli prevention.of any such loss or waste. We must, as President Roosevelt says, take notice of the losses Hint Vnrestniined exploitation has caused— "Of the cullitiif of our last slaiuls of virgin timber; of the incrcasinji Hoods; of the washing- away of millions of acres of our top soils; of (ho lowering of our walenni; tables; of the (Inngors of one-crop running; of llio do|)letion of our minerals—in short, the evils that wo have brought upon ourselves today and the oven greater evils that, will'iUcml our children unless wa ad." > • * All this ought to i, e a reminder that m: owe a very largo part of our commercial and industrial greatncs.s to (he fact that we built up-our society in I ho midst of natural resources of unparalleled richness. We have everything „ ;.„„] col ,| ( | desire—trciuendoua forests, cnormoim deposits of mineral wealth, millions of acrci of fertile soil. We have built upon thai foundation. It ought to he obvious that if wu dissipate those resources—if WR heedlessly destroy the Jast of our forests, delve for minerals wastefully, and permit our farm, lands to deteriorate— ^Ye arc simply knocking out the foundation on \vhicli llio whole structure rests. After we have done whatever is possible to heal the depression, we shall still be under the necessity of preserving this foundation. :; K -we fail, we shall eventually enter a depression Irom which there can be no full recovery. —Bruce Cation. 5ESM Oucc infected, you cannot gel the politic,.! Serin out of your system, but I'm going easy ami (to not Intend to hold olTicc again. -Ji mmy Walker, former mayor of New York. 1 * * t filler's (jrrai ciclory in the saar plebiscite marks the opening of n new phase of Nazistn- that of an old-fashioned military dictatorship, , —Dr. Paul iiulehlnsoii of Chicago. * * * ' There is more legislation. ,,,,1 « C ross in the •name of nallonnl defense tha,, nny oUlC r one inlsraurcscmiillon. -u. S . Scnalor Bul . lou K VVlicclcr. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark TTTTI^ I i i ii' ' ' 'i ' ---'^ • - -.- . P By William, THE MEcgssrry '-30 ^&\*SSESA:P tl'Vi" |)--i'jii y;iviny a slr;i|i !'nr you." THIS CURIOUS WORLD K WEDNESDAY, JANUARY' 30,'1936 sn:vi:iis. >v u n . l» He mill, n b k. " ia , , 1,1m. hbe uronil.c. co mi uiin.ver In a ,*„ d '°, liT Ihui ^v•l:nlll 1 J (Julc liij; ou 1LQ rlvtr, Joe. (1^ 0 we MOW H/XVE. . WINTER WHEN THE EARTH IS NEAREST THE SUN. BUT IN /o.soo NO SV3TEM. "OF WGtTING EVER HAS BEEN DEVISED IN DUE TO THE' EARTH WOBBLING ON ITS AXIS, WINTER. WILl "OCCUR WHEN THE EARTH IS FARTHEST FROM THE SUN/ THE WINTERS WILU BE LONGER AND COLDER, AND THE SUMMERS SHORTER AND ' HOTTER. "TJOHN MACADAM, INVENTOR OF /MACADAMIZED ROADS, HAD TO''PAY FROM HIS OWN. POCKET FOR THE FIRST ROADS THUS PAVED, BECAUSE THE PUBLIC HAD NO FAITH IN THE IDEA. Europe was without writing as late as 3000 H. c. FOI- this accomplishment. ;,s well as for mimy oilier things necessary to the progress of civilization. Europe turned to the Orient and th= near East, where writing- Had been used for a I'libusiml •:years or more. iS'KXT: 1C plni'cd cn.l Co i-nil how far • wuuhl (he capillary iuhcs of (he human body reach? '.....Exercise Injured Wrist Carefully and Patiently HV 1)K. aiOJUUS Kdilor, .luiirual of the American Kl-i.l, the Health M:i|;aiiiiii: When your wrist i> injured .seriously, and you liavr h;i<| it, hi :i fait for it-pair. y<m nitt-f nut u 'Hrmigli a scries ol MmiiHlicnini; iurchrs after the t-ist h removed" 1 . And, Mncc so many .small noitcsi ;amcnl.s, ntid muscle:, aic invdlv-' til. Hie exercises- ranur Irnni the .simplest to the more complicated and must be taken with extreme rare and patience. 'flic hand, like (In- «IIM is capable ol practically rl( .|y" tl , 1( | 0[ motion, and must be r.u-rcin-d just <>i> carefully. At lir^i t\v exercises slwiiM be conlioUt-cl hv ; > phySn or |)li}-»lothcin|)ist, n;io mn-M Iho joint, while you ma^'ctfort ui an. .. ly comrs v.iini VMI can undertake certain rv, n ^ r ; "I" ^ prove iHiirtjotij an<l iui'i'viUi-. n[ «Tlvt, hand. <1M lii, E cr . i ,,i £ ol lowing coiir;c is tugi-cJi-d 1- Hiiitd reilinv on un a> Btiid wrbt [or-,-,,t,, itraight. ttti . L ., v "hand tiear wrisl. j a. Hand rexlim; on litUn rmucr, i wrist, bent tatk tti bend ihc fiuc- ]crs, anil foiweird to ;straighten them. Bend lingers at first joiiil, keeping other joints straight. Ite- sist. with iirctsurc jtist itl/ovr lirnl joint. •J. Hand ici>tiii(; on lablc, puhn down: <;o Spread ringers Hal on table. Kcsirt by grasplUB Jinn with olhcr hanit. ib) Bring lingers together. RcsiM by pulling lingers of one hand between those of otlicr. . •>• Ann ri.stini; on liulp linycr .';ii!e ot h:iud, bving lip of thumb to tip of each Iin,;cr and to first, joint ol httle liiiijcf. making a circle. ItcMst with prc-Murc between 0. llcpcal ra-rci:,,. ;,. ftasniiw a ..Mf\ Ixtwcen i,,,-,;,,, ^,5. wim other ham) n y ,„ ()! , n , owt ., olll . V. Clow: ,,|] iu w , ;i :JJ . rI , lumll) to a Ii 3 hl lirH umi opui fully. Jir.. iiliiai. n-tiMiinro olfcicd by .aruTU. ltl bark us lar as im-,ii,i r krrl , lliigni bent. Kelt 'ml pies Wte on backol l lalld i lw ! . B.Manti rcilini; ',n little- linger tid loiiMrin Wi ,. ( t|... , ;1 i, ow p^i,t ,to a i-itlil iniiji,-. lt ,» Tmil Hand (to thai. |-.,!i,, „.,,., „„ ,. lW(Ji (b) mill hand ;u ili a i. niu palin faecs ip, being tiiiiiui Hwt niovnncii! Is nut made n- thouldcr. J. LJIIV ;• 1 JTO !- between Ilitimb "iKMnit'.'!'. <i,t „„ ,,„. , PwUi „,.,„ 10. Clllry l H nk ,,;, p;,],,! 0 | l K , n ,|, .With Iniscih Mralsht. U. I'lcl; up ;• M .,f ( rubber IjnU. '"? ''n' 7'""' '"""" ""or <"» " '' ..... rl ». ronvlucid be cini r l.rrni.ii. ,,„ I(rlbl , j a i li, \vork hi lli L . uiili l'L'llli ..... aiiBlil"" if ' ' 1 '" V '' C '"' ««"«»l llrl<i,, .IT. Cnle In m, mill nnu '' "' a I" Ui"l «ln: Ih au „„. I'lujf. VlcliJ ll-kjlliom-, lliiil Hvr cnr bll;t ItrolU'n down. llHim iJikL'i her dome mui 01 , <(,<. M .. ly .'.';«„ "•. 1 , i ,n" > i, il : n L?;r:f,:, s & VIKiUI,. The liBln nbrii'ii tiiK liniiir, llrlnn ililuk, o'| Ui\a mill wonder* ivliat :icr unnic I". M)W ao ON WITH THE S1OU V CilAI'TBli XIJ 'lUIB Una In the cafeteria shuffled forward, past wellu ot bean and toinalo eoup. past irays of cab- hago and macaroni and chceso and hecr slew, on to tho small, glittering mounds of red and gold goln- liu. the prunes and solid-lookiiig wedges of apple plo. Galo Henderson, balled by the line In trout, rested her- 'tray against llio steam table. Sho nodded and said. "Yes—tho tomato soup," lo Iho woman across the counter Someone logged Gale's elbow as the woman sot the bow) OH the tr.iy aud the thick red liquid splashed. Gale turned. She heard the voico of a girl 111 front; "Suppose you heard nbout the 'it lost night'.'" Vou mean. Vogcl ami Phil lien- detsoni" It was r. different girl " lug now. "Yeah. Know what started it?" "Ruby, 1 suppose." "Sure. What all ihcsc guyu see In that daniQ-—but I BUCUS It was Bomo light! Phil ouehl lo know bettor limn to try to cm In ou Ed Vogcl—" "Say, I thought it was juat the other way around!" Th» lirst girl shook her head knowingly. "Ko, I've got the straight of it," sho said,. "Blanche Ryan told mo and she uired to 50 around with Iluby nil (he time Rlancho suys it's the limit—the way Huhy la alvvayu two-liming guys. Just tile same. I'hil ouglu to leave Vogcl alouo. lid Vogcl can lick any man in the mill.' That's what my brother says—" Tho two girls hnd reached the ond of tho lino.and made their way toward a. table. Ualo halted, bold lug her tray. Color flamed In her checks. She was angry at tlie girls, angry at Will. What a way for Him to behave! No wonder he'd left the Imuso so early thafiuornlns. 1'ijjiu- Ins with a brute like Ud Vogcl? Over u girl liko Ituby -Griffith! Thai's who they meant, or course. She wisflcd she didn't have to sit with anyone at lunch today. Unt cho did. There were no Individual tallies lu the mill cafeteria There was Josib Orldley at a table where there-was a vacant place. rOSIB saM, "l£'lo, Dale. Sure" there's room Jor you," nud puslicd SOBIO dishes aside. "Well," she went on, "what do you think of llio new boss?" 'Tho now boss!" Josio nodded. "lirian Wcsluiore," sho explained, '"['lie old man's son. They say he's going to work here now—that lg, if you cau call It work. Bitting In n swell office like Thatcher's, giving orders and all that. That was him Thatcher was piloting around yesterday. Dldn'l you ceo 'cm?" "Vca." Gale paid. "I saw them, Lmt what makes yoir think Brian Wostmore'3 going to stay hero? Mayho bo's just home for n visit." Joslc's nod was negative and emphatic. "No." $bo cald, "liil) Keoley knows a fellow iu the business of- lico aud he sahl—this fellow nj|| knows, I mean-toil young West- inoro'a Bot a special office, right next to Thatcher's. Gco, he's ewcll looking! Don't you think so? Tall and dark and such swell clothes. They Kiy he's been everywhere— all around tho world." "And no palms pCiures," the girl across the tablo put In. "That's what be was doing In Paris. Paint- Ing pictures!" "What I want to know," JosU Interrupted, "is why be camo back to this place. Imagine a guy with tbo money Drlan Wcstmore'3 gel. able to go anywhere ho wauls to aud do anything ho pleases. Im- agiuo coming to ibis place!" pHEHB was a chorus of agree- inont. "Gee, 1 know what I'd do—" Iho girl across l>c (able be- san. bin again Josio cut her short "Look," clio said, pointing to the clock- ou the wall. "Seven minutes aud you've got lo be back on the job. Wonder how long Mr.- Drlau Westmore gets for lunch. D'you suppose they cut his pay i[ he's a minute lalo?" ' "Well, they'll cut yours," the olhcr girl snapped hack. "I wouldn't care lion- many now bosses wo col If oijly H wasn't so hot and close, lioncsf. tlil.i uiorKtiiB f could hani;-j breathe!" "It was bail," Gale agreed. "Worse than usual." Josie pushed her chair back. "I'll drop in atd mention the fnci to Thaicher." silo said sarcastically. "Or Mr. Westiuoro. 1 Uuow they'd bo glad to do aiiythmlnB to make llicir dear employes happier!" Josie arose and a moment later Gale followed her. She joined ihc tliroug hi the hall jiist as the warn- lug bell rang. "If ; n ly j ijiien- what to do about Phil." -,!| C . (nought again. "If only I knew t,u w [a help him!" She was back at her place, hands ready, a lull minute ahead ol time. The warm, moist air pressed atiout her. Now the spindles were dauc- ins again. Tiie machines roared. That was tho afternoon Connie Biiumaii raided. Gale didn't sec what happened. She didn't know anything about it until she heard l'"ishcr. the foreman, snyius soina- tjilng In n loud voice. Gale turned and saw Connie on the lloor. - An- . other girl wna leaning over her and Fisher was beside) tuein. '"Here, you!" ho called to Galo 'Help us get her out ol here! They had to carry her. Connie's eyes opeued when they were in the corridor. She tried to speak but, (hough her lips moved, uo sound came. They took her through a' door marked, "Emergency," Into a little room in which thero was n couch. A crowd of half hi dozen bail gathered about the door. Komconi! said, "They ought to keep her hcaii down. They ought lo put water ou licr face." Another said, "My sister fainted ouce—" 'Get back to your macMncs" Usher ordered. "I'll take care- of Ibis." ALB. turning Into the hall, almost walked Into a (all young man In n brown.suit. It was llrian Westmore. "What's happened?" hu 'Was It an accident—Is nnyono hurl':" Gale said, "A girl fainted In there—" She slipped past him then, hurrying down the hall. "Wait a mlii- uto!" Uilan colled, lie took a step attor her. hut the girl apparently did not hear. Sho was out of sight) In another instant | Connlo did nol come back lo> work that afternoon. Voices buzzed' tu the wash room at iiuitllus tluic.i Someone said Couiilo'd been warned; by a doctor that Her limes were In-! ccted. Another snid. no. it wasn't' her lungs; It was her heart. There wore rumors that sho'd been rushed to Iho hospital, that dor Crother'a wife had come for her. that Coiinio had recovered completely nnd walked homo. "I like to fnliilcd myself," a girl beside Galo fretted, "Hot as It was today! It's bad .enough most of the time, tut today—!" "Yes." Gale agreed, "It was worse than usual." "Know what I Uituli's (ho matter with Connie?" tho other went "What?" j "I think she's starving hcrselfj lat'u what I thin!;. She doesn't- t-hat' >ny any lunch, you know. brings something. All she Imd the other day r,-as an apple—1 know', because I saw Lor eating it here m''i- ths wash room. She said something !>' about not being hungry and liaUus^ had a big breakfast, but 1 didn't-]) believe n word of it. Connie IJVES-! with her brother and his wife and$ he ain't been workiii'. you knonf* l.aid oH.a^month.ago. I don't thin/ they've got anything biit jnsi Connlo makca—" Gale nodded. Slio snid. "V.esV ti think that's what's Hie matter withi Connie. Slie shouldn't do It. • She:;' | won't be able 10 work if doesn't oat,". iji The other gill turned away. Galc>| put on her coal and liat and wetitj}'' down the corridor. Outside sliesj' 'faced lirian Westmore. Uo wjafj smiling and he said. "1 ihought lljti you wcrciEplug down ibo strectslj you might let me "wall; along with '' yun.". ..'-. (To lie Cumiiincd) Eia.sping and letting «b. Repeat «ill! MllillllT halls. >. Wi-iuy out rtiffercnl. .sizes of cloth. When you |,nvc dcreJojicxl sufli- cicnt ability to move the hand, wrist, mid fingers silisfactorilj', you nuiy ibeii take up liny type of line work, such ns liaskel weaving, leather work, ami carpentry, to (jet the finer motions under control. 'Gentleman Chicken' aud ' ttl!OSL ' 'Widow Dove' in Love Ue;id Courier News Wan'. Ads. CLEVELAND. (UP) — A ' ivi:lo« dove and :i gciitltmian chicken Imve struck up -more than' a pin-' tonic nlluir" in the pel' m?na»crlc or Capt. I', v. arbtc'nrntti of tlie Cleveland Heights ixjliec [leparl- mcnt. ."The rooster crow.s every monir ini; and I'm afraid somuliuily iviil i complain. Hut I have a 'lady dove' j died .several .nionll :i«o. The two jiavc come to bill ai"..the..hoiir. I hale lo brev up the' roniaiicc by making chicki pie , out. of .'to rooster, so tlu-y hothijust git, a break through n spni-itiE,ilhc,-fix,. 1-'guess," clmcfcli the police oMia'i.. Tiny clEclric Jani|w (rave Irei riiotinteil .on the backs of a I.oi (Ion .IIipiHcr's. scats lo enabic rons -to ruid programs in 0 ark. MONEY WON T5Y THIS "RACE SUN "BEAU — A 616 IN T>US "ROOtA, 1Ji '^ HE HAS FIVE RACING YEARS AHB/VD YOURSELF/ } IF A "DOOR IS ^ THEN 60 DOWN ^ .AND STIR JAY WORD.IN SYEA"RS HE WILL ,fe^S "RETIRE THE QUO TEV-lOW TO COMKKT ) W- jV J^-v AMD jr^^-RicH ILL SOW TEN OF SCOTCtA e^r/ roR

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