The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1931 · Page 4
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April 21, 1931

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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;PAGE rotm BLYTHEVILLE. (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUX COURIER MEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. P. BABCOCK, £(Ut(U H. W. KAINE3, Adrerlliljif Utoagei Sole National Advertising Representative*: Tbe Thomas P. Olnrk Co. Inc.. New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Baa. Antoulo, Bail Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis, Published Every Afternoon. Except Bimdny. Entered u second class matter at the post, office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 8, 1917. ' Served by the Unlted~Prcss ~~ SUBSCRIPTION KATES By carrier In the city of BlytnevUle, 15c per week or M.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius ol 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 Jor six months, 85c lor three montlis; by mail In post&l zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.60 per year, In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. A Problem Still Exists While the actual cmuiyuiicy caused by last summer's drouth lias passed, and a great majority of those \vho required help durin}? thu winter are now able to provide for themselves, withdrawal from Mississippi county of the national Red Cross has left a situation which (jeiiiaiii'ts the attention of the community. : . • , ; 'At. alii times and under all conditions Blythcville and Mississippi county, like other.parts of the country, have a ccr- taiivmmiber.of persons who for various reasons are more or less dependent upon, charily. Normally: assistance is nec- dssary only for those who because of infiroiilyaVe temporarily or permanently unable to work. This', year, partially as an aftermath of the drouth and partially because of the lack of normal v industrial activity, there arc also a considerable number of able bodied persons who, because of inability to lin<l employment, are, unable to provide for themselves and their families. j It has been the obligation of the country and of the Red Cross chapter in the past to'care for victims of old age, illness, or misfortune of various kinds. It has never been the obligation of either the county or the Red Cross .chapter, nor is it within their ability now, to care for the able bodied unemployed. In the hope of relieving the situation, ho\yever, Mrs. J. W. Badcr, president of the Red Cross chapter, is having 8 survey made in the hone of ' . -^i» \;S< l ff* l ? l *' L -*-- f •• i finding pare time employment for men and women now without means of support. Co-opcrntion of the public in providing odd jobs about homes and business places will go a long way toward eliminating iwssiblc sufl'cring and reducing the number of calls upon charitable organizations and individuals. Death In ihe Jungles Once more there has been trouble in Nicaragua, and some more American marines have been killed. The list of young Americans who have given up their lives in those Central American jungles during the last two decades is getting rather long; and nothing is more curious than the way in which our attitude toward it has changed. *A generation ago we accepted, almost as a matter of course , the regular Kipling viewpoint on such matters. We liked to muse about "manifest destiny," we liked to think of our marines as gallant young men who were dying in lonely wildernesses in order that the "lesser breed.* without the law" could share in the blessings of American civilization. We were fond of talking of (he "white man's burden." It was all very romantic. It relieved us, besides, of) the necessity of thinking very deeply about the rights and wrongs of our conduct. To be sclf- rightcous is to ba unworried. The marines who stopped bullets in Nicaragua, or Haiti, or anywhere else about the Caribbean Sea, were heroes who died for a lofty cause. But it doesn't seem so simple these ' days, We have uncomfortable <iualms whenever we learn that some more marines have been killed. We want to know why; we want to know who sent them there in the lirsl place, and whether the job they were doing was worth the. price of their lives. This doesn't moan that we are less ready to give to (hi; slain marines their just dues. They were gallant lads, and they faced death, as they always have, without a whimper. It docs mean, however, that we, their countrymen, are less ready to accept vague assurances that it was quite fitting and proper for them to be killed. All in all, the business of getting at the rights and wrongs of the things seems to be much more complex than it used to be. Our confidence in our own eternal rightness has been shaken. The old injunction, "civili/e .'em with a Krag," fails to satisfy us. On the whole, this is a good sign. Probably the chief defect of the long era that blazed to a close in the World War was that if. was too uncritical. It was' too prone to accept slogans and phrases without examining them. To be sure, it had the courage of its convictions. It would die for ils beliefs, very readily. But to die for a cause may be less noble than to live and find out if the cause be a good one. So we don't accept the deaths of our marines in Nicaragua as complacently as we used to. Tho marines themselves ought to bo thankful; for if we keep on doubting and asking questions, the time will come when it is no longer necessary for marines to, die in lonely Central American jungles. —Bruce Cation. TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 19 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Qim ay KCA tcnvicr.me, tro.ij.3.PAT, am "Oh, I remember— He was a writer. I got a friend who's in that racket." WASHINGTON LETTER ;ommll(cc on Costs of Medical Cure I hours a week. Net incomes in tha lEcvrals That I'hysimiLS U'nrU j city ran from one doctor's deficit o Ijjnjcr Hours, but Dentists Aver- i more than $1000 to a specialist' ace l.arucr -Net Incomes—U. S. j profit of $30,500 in a year. Philadel Has .One Doctor. to 'Every 800 j phia doctors averaged S440 less li Persons. annual net income than those Detroit. Specialists' Equipment Costly Specialists generally have si time in preliminary study BY RODNEY DUTC1IEH NEA Service Writer • WASHINGTON.—It may be cllf- j more flcuH to guess why lawyers, employ- i work fewer hours and make mor ed married women, traveling men . money, the committee reports. Th and automobile and real cst:ite I equipment of some specialists cos salesmen should be especially dp-! as high as $18.000. the average fo llnquent nboul paying their bills, '• Detroit being $3281 for general prac but a Detroit dentist says he has j titloncrs and 55211 for complet learned from experience that they •. specialists. arc poor risks and so makes them | General practitioners average all pay in advance. That's one of the curious fads discovered by the Committee on Costa of Medical Care, which Is making surveys nnd finding out things about physicians, demists annual net incomes of $4150 ai complete specialists 57805. Dentists—although one of ther as mentioned, charges lawyers, en ployed married women and sbm salesmen in advance—nre, in "You're point is well taken," as one fencer wisecracked to the other. Modesty, a writer writes, is ,dcad. And. in Ihe settlement ol Its estate, nothing whatever wns left to the imagination. Give a dog a bad name nnd you might as well hang him. But galliclzc rabbit as lapln, ami yon have an expensive fur. Chicago police have captured a still in n grccn- limisc. whore, perliajis, the operators, were going in for the cultivation of rum blossoms. and hospitals. The Bureau of Edn- cntion, too, has been finding out tilings concerning medical education—such ns the fact that the largest enrollment among the 78 medical schools under the united Slates flag is at the University, of St. Thomas In thu Philippines.' Philadelphia, Ihe Committee' on the Costs of Medical Care reports, spends more than 5100,000,000 a year —or more than $50 for each inhabitant—in direct and indirect medical expenses. Twenty-six per cent went to physicians, 13 per cent to dentists, 27 per cent was spent r,n hospitals and 20 per cent on dri'BE anl medicines. Doctors Work Lous Hours It WOA iound in Detroit that the pical physician has spoilt enrs preparing U> practice mcu'.- nc, works 57',-j hours a week vcs free care to seven per cent OUT OUR WAY By Williama DuCi AND Du<J - 9ROUOHT Ou& uP AT Tut OLO IKlDlftKJ JUST Dud AMD Out, FRANCE'S "AMEBICA DAY" On April 21, 1917, Paris cele- rated "United States Day" in hon- ot our country's entrance Into ie war. Though the celebration as begun April 20, the activities this day Included a reception to mbassador Sharp, a procession to afayctte's statue and exercises in Je City Hall. The Stars and Stripes ere unfurled from the EiUel Tow- r. the City Hall and other mu- iclpal buildings.' Alexnndre Mlllerand, president of ie French Maritime League, which rganlzed the celebration, made an ddress In which he said: "Yes, history will assign to Mr. /llson a piace among the great .atesmen. of all time, for lie has *en able, in a memorable docu- ent, to make clear the Ideal rea- ons why honor condemned ncu- nllty and commanded war In or- er to assure to humanity the de- nitlve blessing of peace." fit. I.oulsim Face Tough Task ST. LOUIS, Missouri, (UP) — ive hundred men here have been sked to select the ten most promi- ent women In St. Louis. The ercrendmn Is being conducted by ie Women's Advertising Club. 3nly men. have been asked to ole. WARNING ORDER ttANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Archie E. Harper, Plaintiff, No. 4937 s. HaTtle Dora Harper, Defendant. The defendant, Hattie Dora (Harper, is warned to appear within hirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint ot the plaintiff Archie E. Harper. Dated April llth, 1931. R. L. GAINES, Clerk, By Harvey Morris, D. c Earn Manalt, ' '.- •' Atty. Ad Litcm." - ": • 13-20-27-4 BE-SURE YOU'RE RIGHT*: LBISDSjSUTCWEFWfO WftHE ftSTROHOMlCRL- 06SERVW10NS POUCE COGS HPWE MEN DtVR- OTO (N CECENTflWES W CPOSSSS WTHWOLvrS.NO E'JICCNCE SUP- CCCT5 f H'i$ 1HE02Y. CHURCH EXCUSES George W. Barhamr WARNING ORDER CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Mary Ktmbrell, Plaintiff, No. 4936 vs. John Kimbrell, Defendant. The defendant, John Klnvorell, is warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the captain hcrof and answer the complaint of the plaintifl Mary Kimbrell. bated April llth,' 1331. R. L. GA1NES, Clerk, By Harvey Morris, D. C. Sam Munatt, Atty. Ad Lilem. '. Well, my friend came back but it doesn't help me, for to my surprise she went away and got married to a man with three children and when I went to sec her about taking my two to Church with her she did not seem enthused. Said siie had about all she could do to care for the three she had. Of all things! Can you imagine her marrying a man with thres children? I first thought, she was just telling me that to get out of taking mine, but when sr.e called them in I looked them over and I believed. 1 may be wrong but I wonder if she did that to spite me for she was bound to know that If she came back I ivoiild expect her to take them every Sunday as she haa done before. It hurls me to think she would treat me in such a manner and my children thought so much of her. She told me that if I wcitkl take them myself I would feel better. So right there is ivnera I told her that I did not need any one to tell me what to do. Of 'course ing or connection can't understand' one in my position. The 'Church -;' : all right but one can't get very lt' : In a social way if you go to Churc- ; ; all the time and have no social coij; 1 * nections. ;.._~_ [j: Now just a while back some-ne.:j people moved into our 'neigh! ;. hood. I saw them unload thei> household goods and such love';.; furniture. I really was not water.':; ing, but they unloaded four of tr'j! swellest card tables. So as. soon ij I could I paid them a short cca and found out that they were tlj right sort of people. Now Just'sup posed I had dashed in and'aske this woman what Church she b^ longed to. Imagine the impress!^; I would have made. As It turntv out I will get to propose her T- 3J \ to all my clubs, andJntrcduceN to our croud. I know from whali saw in their house -and her clothcijl that she will be quite an additio,J to our crowd. :roit at least, n generous lot. Eigl (y-sevcn per cent of them in that city said they sometimes gave treatment, at reduced fees to patients unable to nay the full charge nnd CO per rait said they sometimes gave tree treatment. The committee reported that the dentists were spending a third of their time in work for which there was no direct remuneration or in simply waiting for patients. Dentists' Incomes Higher They 'averaged larger net incomes than the doctors—$6075 annually os against the physicians' S559U. The highest dental income, however, was only $20,000. The average working week was found to be 44 hours a week, and the average charges, running from a dollar to $14 an hour, was $7.75 ;\[i hour, of which $4.50 was the dentist's net profit. The average capi- hts patients, reduces his regn- tal '"vestment required to set ur r fees for 19 i>cr cent of then, as $3,227 invested in equipment, ays out 45 cents for professional xpences from every dollar he re- eives and has a net annual in- ome of S559C. General practitioners wcrl: an vcragc of C5 hours a wc?i; in Finl- and ennip an office had been $5937, although one dentist had laid oul $37,500. The Bureau of Education adds that there is one doctor to cvcry 800 persons in the United Stalls, more in proportion than any other representative country. England, dclphia and 01 hours in Detroit. I for instance, has one to every 1490 Nearly a third of Philadelphia's j persons, France one to 1690 and ihysicians said they worked 701 Sweden one to 2080. Mother's Mental Impressions Cannot Mark Child Says Doctor HY D15. MOltKIS I'l: litter, Journal nf tlic American Medical As-snci.iiinn. ami rf Hy- gcia, tlic Health JIa;.nin; No matter hew ollen <c:i:rn3ic- lons are published, a frcini^ seems 0 persist that Ihe pro;;>cr;-.ve child nay be marked by sosne nv;r.al im- tression made on the ir..;r:icr. 11 Is satrt Hint the baty will te isnrked if the mother jn s an accident, a fire, a fnakc. o; ?-,:r.c- simt- kir hcrrible or fcar-p";i-r;ng object. A suggestion is a:-o n.rlc thai the mother shruild \is;t :,.i m uses and listen to b'.n;:::-.:: music with the idea HIM tin i.-.:Ui will tilts reflrct these b?.iu: 1 ..-. There is not th? si dence to indicate lh,i: : ticn of a (leg fic'r.i by 1 produce c.inlnc i'- In the infant nor is ;ii. dence to prove th.it rcn ing to symphonies v,i. offspring a Chopin i- There is. liowru-r. r ; dence lo indicate- lii.i'. illation, he.nl riisliirbi dining the pnii'ti. :-.•.-, infant as vjll a~ th, i, tcntment anel luppy bring the n:oth?v to • childbirth In a pv,-p.-: 1 tilde to \-:t!u'ir.[| ::.. lassoctatrd wit'.-i !hi- : 3 Fatigtn; means i.-..,; i'-t CVl- '.'.>rcrva: mother 'eristics :.ny ovl: iiston- Mks the of evi- falljn; concerr.rcl in the projicr development of the infant arc not at their b:st. Worry and nervousness may seriously interfere with the ability of the mother to nurse her child. It has been repeatedly urged that mother who is anxious to nurse the baby, who is not disturbed about conditions in the home, who lias a sufficient amount of recreation ar.d rest, is better able to produce the lacteal fluid. that the infant requires and better able to cive it the iwrsonal attention that means so much in its proper physical and mental development. There is. therefore, during Ihe period of chltdbirlh. both a physical and mental hygiene Ihal must be observed for Ihe best resUts. The government printing office- has available a pamphlet calicd "Prenatal Care." which provides much adrtitie.nnl information on Ibis subject antt which would be helpful every mother. SUN'BURV. P.i. (UP)—Prisons an no: hctcK but places v- litre p?r ? in the ] sons are sent as puntshmmt in th -.. Con- icpinicn of President Juti;; Miles I . i.iation [Pottrr, of the Snydcr-Umon cvm- i:cd of-ty courts. T;-.e jurist expressed ih<: .'il alti- !opinion t'r.al persons cruivicif.d o! sttat:i]a ciimr tliciilrl be made to i;:-,rl f: ;stand that they have been com:ci- titstres-ed. TELEVISIONS You would say she had X-ray eyes ... was clairvoyant. . . a fortune teller—except that thousands of. shoppei'S see as clearly as she into the contents of perfectly opaque jars, and foretell with the same swift.. ; accuracy the future of the things they buy. Advertising is her television. Advertising gives her • complete advance information. Quietly, in a congenial • corner of hfer home, she thinks and determines before•;•„ she buys. Finding out about the newest foundation.-" .. _ i> tit 'f^ITT™ 1 ** cream, the cnspest break fast food, the most gossamer brand of hose. Comparing these with others. Making selections serenely. Going forth to buy .., She has only this left to do. No worrying or hesitat- ' ing whori confronted by two jars, each equally inviting. Nu doubts about, their makers. Advertisements have told her the invisible merits—given her clear true images of Ihe contents of those jars, and the re-' suits of their use. Rare is the woman who can boast she has never bought anything she wishes she hadn't bought. But with the aid of advertisements, that sort of buying is almost entirely done away with. A regular reading of advertisements keeps shopping-tempers sweet.

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