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April 29, 1931

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 29, 1931
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PAGE Wtlfc JBLYTHBVILLE. (ARK.X COUIUEtt NEWS THE BLYTHEV1LLE COUKIKH NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertlbiiig Manager Sole National Advertising neuresematlvcB: The Thomat P. Clark Co. Inc., NEW York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Ban Antonio, San Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as Eccor.a class matter nt the post office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ol Congress October 9, 1917, Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city ot Brytbcvtllc, 15o per •week or $6.50 per year in advance. By wall within a radius ot 50 miles, 13.00 per year, $1.50 lor six months, S5c lor three months; by mall hi postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $0.50 per yen-, lu zones icvrn and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Let. the Issue Be Md If llic special legislative commitlw; on school problems, crciitcd to prepare recommendations for : the coiisiiler;f lion o£ an extra session of the legislature which Governor Pavncll may call late in the summer, tries lo 'dodge the issue, il will gel nowhere and the governor will be -.vise in calling no session- If the committee fticcs the facts and sincerely seeks a solution il will not have a great deal of dill'icuHy in finding it. ..•No dpnlil many individual school districts have made expensive mistakes, no doubt there is room for savings here and there through greater economy and efficiency, bill fundamentally the difficulties of schools'llivoiigliout the state are the result of the efforts of school IJoards to meet the modem demand for first class schools while still operating Wider the financial restrictions 'imposed by! a constitutional limitation upun the riglit of the people to tax themselves fir their own benefit. F.Tfic^rpb.Jcm, somebody said at Little Rock ttifLpthor clay, is to find a plan ot solving the sciiool problem without increased taxation. Some problem! The solution, we are afraid, will have to be nlong the line of thai worked out by Os'clen Nash, wlio, having a strong dislike for work, discovered to his sorrow "that if you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work." ' • The"'p'dSple'' of Arkansas want' good schools. The way to get them is to pay for them, and lime spent trying to find some other way of gelling them is going to be time wasted. lion.' Tlie only reason Tor growing cotton, wheat or pigs, for manufacturing pins, automobiles' or electric sewing machines, is to supply human needs or desires. That human want and great surpluses of goods produced for human consumption should exist side by side is sufficient evidence thai our economics are out of gear, We have devised means of producing goods enougl\ to supply the necessities and modest luxuries of life to all of our people. We have not devised a way of making lliosc goods available to those who need them. Indolence, shiftlcs;!- ncss, ignorance and incapacity exist and contribute to the situation, but it is a shallow view indeed t» hold them in any major degree responsible for the fact that 0,000,000 American workers are now earning nothing. What is the roinedy'.' If it has bcnn advanced it lias yet to obtain Ihc acceptance essential to putting it into effect. One thing, howevor, seems certain. There must come a recognition of the fuel that a business .structure, like a government, that docs not function in the interests of the people il is supposed to serve, is a poor thing and 'must be either changed or destroyed. AN Judge Driver said last night the business leaders of America must either provide a solution to this problem or expect serious consequences. In the very interests of themselves and their (shareholders they must realize that the earning of profits is not their .sole obligation. The unemployment problem, says a news Item, hasn't needed chemists. It's probably because they bad tholr own solutions. A New York woman Is suing her husband for divorce bccnnsc of his liubll of pretending lo be dead. That's how n man gets sometimes who plays dummy al bridge too long. The king of Slum wcnl backstage to congratulate Ihc beautiful Lily I'ons after - her opera performance. There's not so much wrong with h!s majesty's eyesight us we thought. WEDNESDAY. APRILJ9. 11)31 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark ; v4W^:'| ?f il '"i,'-'; J-'.--'i.A\ .f ^'V"^*'- Irt^iaLdL., /%. *L f^'A V'' \t-i K|p?.o;f:"V='>-^ f ifef T^-i Mr^ii£j l_ . ^-n*' 1' -^v . s .-.*.li_^ (*>^ FJKST BAH15ER: "Bert, can I borrow one of your razors'." WASHINGTON LETTER Debate un Which uf M:ijur I'ollll- had promised national prosperit Factions Has l.rar In driving about this summer you'll notice that the weenie slants, as usunl, will be hot on your trail. ; Some folks who' buy lints lor themselves, points out Ihc olllcc sage, usually get something lor nothing. Queen Miirlc of Rumania is going on Ihc stage. When she comes to New York she'll be just another Broadway rjueen. An Economic Paradox In connection with Jiuigt; Driver's talk to the American Legion last night on tlm problem of unemployment, reported elsewhere in this paper, it is not inappropriate to say u word or two on the economic paradox in which we find ourselves involved under which increase in human capacity for the production of wealth seems to result in the multiplication of human poverty. GettiiiK down to fundamentals, goods are produced cither for consumption or for use in the production for consump- Whnl puzzles us is why more Scotchmen don't leave Scotland to sctlle down in the Irish Free State. There "eternal sage, are usually but triangle," wisely two angles to tlie observes the ollice A seven-toot man has been elected mayor ol Berlin to succeed, a mayor lately involved in a scandal. On the assumption, perhaps, that he's too big to stoop to petty politics. Asked how she was gelling along, Ihe tacelioiio telephone ortralor replied, "O, just along." Members of (he British House of Commons have been denied free matches. Now you know whal the burning Issue is before the House. a Hit Confusing, but Democrats' Chief lias Best Argument. IIV KODNKY DITCHER NBA Service Writer WASHINGTON.—The two factions of the politicians' union Imv been debating as to which parly ins the biggest, liars and the game •; lo convict Ihj other fellow om if his own mouth. Politicians rely SD importantly (in heir mouths and use them so fvc- liicnlly that il is not very difficult lo phi some'ihlng on any of hem when one employs such cb- •lously unfair lactics as trying lo lang them for things they have aid. In fact, on thill basis everybody has something on everybody else, \vhicii presumably is the reason that the recent attempts to uake a national issue out ol alleged political falsehoods seem so bi/arrc. Keeping score on this game is no cinch, but it appears that the D.un- ocrals first developed the technique of using a politician's words a«alnst him. During the 1928 campaign they discovered that several of the mos', ImiXH'tant Republican lenders had al some limn or other in Ihe past said very harsh things aboul Mr. Hoover, who had become the party candidate. Including Charlie Curtis, HOJVIT'S running mat'.. 1 . So day after d.iy lhr>lr publicly stall (liioted online-ill Republicans in an allesupt lo show lhat Mr. Ilcovei v,as utterly unfUtcd for !he White louse. Staiiis D'uln'l Hurt Hoover It must be admitted tint all hose blows below t'ne belt—which lie Republicans natually ha- trouble in countering—did no; cx- iclly swing the country so the Democratic lickn. The fac! thai in 10 or 12 years Mr. Hoover hail been l» of talent, and may be th almost any other type' of lent. Furthermore, the special 8"t mes out. In spile of any tils- uragemenl. One ot the grealcst iwrts in the field ol heredity at- mpted hlmseK to l>ecome a liuv- r, but the pull toward malhc- atlc. 1 ; and statistics was so great in 5 ease that even though he slud- 1 law he eventually had to fol- *• his bent. Yralnlng is a great ll> to genius, but a genius is not eally inflenccd by training. In a study of 2000 children in alifornia, it was found that abll- f In arithmetic changed less an almost any other ability stod. The ability to spell cor- ctly followed closely •Jlicn.'altsr. pproxlmately D7 pei 1 cent of adult Ifferences In th ability to do arlth- ictlc and to spell could be ascrlb- 1 to the original nature ot tho :rsnn concerned; by the time pco- e had reached adult age. modulations of only three iwr cent had ccurred due to experience a:ul raining. • • * Popenoe is convinced (hat snell- ig ability is as much determined y heredity as any ordinary men- il talents. Children cither spell •ell or badly, and his stalistics in- Icatc that there is little or no re- ation between spelling ability and arious methods of instruction, cljool surroundings, or even for- ign parenlage. Among college students it has not been found thai pelling ability is closely associated with genera! intelligence. TODAY IS THE- ANNJV-ERSA! MOTHER NATURE'S CURIO SHOP CCWES BY rrs HONESTLY-LOOKS UKEA CHURCH EXCUSES OUT OUR WAY By Williams thereby qualifying Mr. Charlie M chclson, Democratic cliieE propagai dist, as the world's meanest man That Tariff Dispute And in speech alter cpcech ar. mimeographed release alter nihnec graphed release, the Dcmucra have been ic-ijiioting the rlngin words of Senator Jim Watson cl Indiana, Republican floor leader, who assured the country as the Hawley-Smool tariff bill passed nearly a year ago that within 30 days, as a result, the country would bo on the upgrade financially, economically and commercially and that within a year the peak of >rosi>erily would have been regained. lately, Republican Floor Leader John Q. Ti Igoii of the House asserted thai no sensible 1 person had ever claimed: higher tariff duties would prevent economic depression or restore prosperity and now nc Democratic publicity sncct is complete unless it asV.s whether Watson was tooney then or Tilson h looney uo\v. AViyway. Chairman Fcss recently came upon a story in a San Francisco newspa|>cr which said Chairman Shousc had said the Republicans had bought 10 million copies of a magazine which contained an article attacking Mr. John J. Raskob. the other . Democratic chairman. in an attonip: to use Chairman Rnskob'3 religion against the Democrats. Chairman Fcss saicl that was a "deliberate lie." Chairman Shousc said he hail been misquoted in tr.e newspaiwr. . Quulcs Fess From Rcrnnl Tl:cn Shousc nuotctl from the Congressional Record that famous admission of Chairman Fess, who in explaining why he had mislc: the newspaper boys after a conversation with President Coolidac TRIISUTK OF ALLIES On April M, 1017, the Brlisli am French high commissions, sent b their respective governments t honor our entrance into the wa visited the tomb ol Washington a Mount Vernon. It was one of the most inuwsini; and significant episodes during the sojourn of the delegates. The two former premiers of France and Great Britain, Vivian! and Balfour, standing before Ihe tomb of the first president, spoke with deep -By George W. Barhjun- slammed by all the big Republican and Democratic, ap- ;)i>arcd only to increase l!ic s?z:> OL his majority. And that leads to the disciincim^ l:nmi;ht tiiav t:U' voters are not worryin.: vi;y much abotll whuthcr Chairman i; going lo prcvL* Chui:ii:,in Hhnusc a liar, whether Chain:rui SIJL'IM; is going tj prove ChMi!r..i!i I\^s a liar or, whether again, b :':i Chairman Fi-.^s and Chairman Kh ::i^:- arc ing to ^irovc each U'.'.KV iun.-. Tlie llrmecratic prop.r^ii-,<i.i. bu- vcau liad been rccallin- ci.u .ifier day that Mr. Hoover and hi., parly Jim—that's my husband—came home last night and seemed to be all out of sorts. 1 supposed something had gone wrong wilh his work so I did not bother Iiirn with a lot of questions. Aftc? you have Lceii married as long I have mail. Thinking, as we had a right < to, that tlie cnvdopc contained ?| tiic letters \ve gave it to thDH Preacher without opening it andsj the NfiniMer did not open it until 58 lie was ready for us to come In. *•? \\ r e were standing there and he|| was telling the congregation where) he came from and that lie had? cur letters. Then he opened the| you learn when to keep still. But as time went on and he did not brighten up I asked him it something had happened that disunb- envelope and siancd lo read. : td him, and he said "yes," and contents. It fcems ths postman; emotion of Ihc common fight for freedom in which all three were ingaged. General Joffre, Marsha! if France, laid on the marble sarcophagus a bronze palm wound :ith the French tricolor. A card attached to a huge vreath palm bore the followin vorcls in Balfour's handwriting: "Dedicated by the British Mis- ion 10 the immortal memory ot Gccrge Washington, soldier, talesman, patriot ,who would have •ejoiced to EEC the country of vhicti iie was by birth a citizen and tlu country his genius called! such a look you should have seen him. As usual he blamed me. Hn's just like all men, had to have someone to place the blame on when things go wrong. 'Ikon he opened up and you should have heard him. It seems the Minister had called on him that day to see Church let- of lilies placed beside tho something about our ters. You remenib:-r Easier Sunday hu had given the Minister what he thought was cur Idlers that had just come in from cur old Church back home- Yra see, v.'e had sent a spjcial delivery letter to the Church Secretary to mail us -the letters by air mail and special de- ,iilo existence, fighting Bide by livery EC thai w.2 would be i,ure to side to save mankind from a military despotism." back home misread the address on* our Special delivery and gave it to the Secretary of one of Jim's Icd&es. While Jim is very careful and accurate in all his correspondence, he seems to have gotten Sj mixed up in mailing Ills lettersha and the letter to the .Church hadOi. net gone. He tried for hours lot explain to the Minister, an seems that he left Jim wit fuliy understanding things. He did say this, that had we I done as we should we would have! gone into the Cburchc as soon asii we got here then this mix-up f could not haie happened. The way] Jim feels now, I've got to wait be-;?' have Ihcm Easter morning and we tore I can ash him to even go to got the special and it came by air | Church much less join. aboiu the lattsr's candidacy for rcncmination: 'Tlien I entiled what was not true. | but I v:antrd (o get it across. 'I find the president seems to be greatly displeased with what I have said. 1 " The Fess- Shousc issue in this case .seems contused and to \x overshad- I owed in its importance only by t'.:; ' question v.helhcr [he whiskers ot Senator J. Ham Lewis are pink or vciniilhon. but it seems as if in yi:u urc goin^ lo hire either Chnirmnn rcss or Chairman Shon*; to call .vjiucbojy else a liar son had belter hire Chairman Shous-:. Infant Proclitics Inherit Genius Investigation Shows BY DR. MOliUts; ns!!IJ'.|\ Kililor, Juurual i;f 111- Anucii-an Mrrtical A>5-ori.ili':n. .mil , < Hy- gcia. the- llrjllb M.... ,,;„,. In a recent coi5-iii.-i.<: practical applicaur-ii o: Paul Popcnoc dis.-us .-.. the question ot (ho i;-.;.-. He mentions th? m.>ll.-. :;• Ins who. at Ih? a-:i" »: call multiply six fis;:in incs and i-.-. chtlciren \vliu do ot 11; of phcnnnu II.TJ in pab!c ol giving pi : 'iil.r mention!!!:: a l-'icncb t.imily which I l>rorii:r;':l rlx'ht oiitslandiim mathematician- in ilucc geiii!r.ilio:is. In Idle sai;:r wav. lirk of nuilhcimii- Iho 1 cal ability vims in familirs. I h>;>. ;iity. j thc-re vns or;., family in l\-]-,]i-.yl- iuly I vr.nia in -,,-hich there »;«, r.n 111- HAVE YOU MET THE LADY WHO NEVER READS THE ADS? Go into hcv kitchen. The shelves are filled with familiar brands of soup and soap and foods of all sorts. Her electric iron and ice-box have been advertised regularly. So have her rugs and towels and table silver. Somebody must have been reading "the ads" ---asking lor known quality ... buying the Goods giving them leadership. -. tfffrit Few women now are content to miss the marvelous comforts ot' the times. Almost every one is planning to make next year easier and yleasanter than this year. You read the advertisements with interest because in them you find the freshest news and the most practical ideas about keeping house— and about all other branches of the modern art of living. iigy. hi;vilo:l l.irl: or ."-'en^j of qn.iiiLiiy and nu!r,b-:r. rs.] When !V^cr went lo w :;:•;-. fi{- | in lh-.- inr.iiiin-j he had to;uc tiic?j"nl th" and p:i!aUn^ dial ai'.o Ihc ir.'vr.n v.-js to C ook for <!;n- c.i- cil- HEROES]|ARE MADE-NOT BORM- tl.SQ >IMI Bf Hit. fcCR^'CC. (NC rivers and nivo'Un:; A Norv.,i;ian si-,:., •103 I'murrs in 101 : there aic pjnple wi.i abb lo icinrmb:r H^'.' one rrRdiiir- II is ' !;•-. lornwnfrs ri-im;: sy.s'.cm. b'.!t al ! o . [ u/; ill Ihe form of in..,. vclopmcnt. Fop;n:e rc:nr;u:::-- ihis consideration tr. > -niatical talent r.ii', ! rr. b.faille if il wore Irft to lie :iio hwi ?h.n:n;»ly no ,-cn--r ol Mianluy an:i ilirrc wa.s no i-llur; i:mv murli pr h"\v htlle sin w:ml:l .rr.rf 1 | co:J':. 'Ili'.s ilclcc'i ilci-.-iisled lhr-.;ii:;!? and i five grii'.ratxn':. bor-;i j Or.c ol Hi? rrarnns for Lvlirviii; a(.-.-, • tllnt nnil-.rnnlical niv.l timilai ^m-'.: " ab:h'.i?s air inlicructl i:. .ly .1 i ihe •!!'-•.•: u:i: all of the mrm- -! :-.i[c!h"' r , of UK family are pitted alikr. ....;• d»-!l!;c l.n-t that the fp:ci.ii ,ibiii : v | appears a; an early a^e in ih? !i;ii!cd HKinbri.'. tin- fact tin', i; ;•, of ! tehsves inceptndenlly in u.i:-.;. :. . ithe- i mission. ihe special ger.iu; :j.n1Ucs. im»y appear without any other Naturally, your interest and your confidence grow when you see the same product appearing over and over again. Improved ... better now than ever, but an old friend, anyway. Something you can rely on to meet a need, and do a job. Follow ilia (fduei'tiscmcnlii in [his pnpcr curdti.lly. TheyarcfuU. of inlcrcKlinfi fads and useful ideas. They will save you time and money ... and briny yon better things

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