The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1931 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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PAGE _BLYTHEV1LLE. (AUK.)' COUUIEU NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY <*, 193 THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., I'UBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Solo National Advertising . Hcprcscntatlves: The Thomas P. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, Sau Francisco, Chicago, St. touis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as second class mailer at the post ofllce at Bljthevlllc, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1911. . Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier In the city ol BIythevllle, 15c i>cr week or «.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year *1 50 for six montlis, 85c for three months; by mall in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, tS.M per yew, In zones revtn and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Sunday Baseball Tho results of yesterday's election do not show: that a majority of Hie people of Mississippi county want Sunday baseball—despite the overwhelming majority in favor of legalwiiiK the sport the vole was too light to permit any such conclusion. The election did demonstrate, however, that a great many ]jcvsons want Sunday ball and that a majority of the others have no> disposition to stand in their way. Within the bounds of public dc- eency and respect for the rights of others an American citizen ought lo be permitted to employ his leisure time in the way that suits him best. The vote Icgiiiiziiig Sunday ball was an endorsement of this proposition. : Two Points Of View Criticism of American institutions from the other side of the ocean is not ahvays -worth listening lo, Kuropean Visitors being • what they are. Hul a ^enxflrk.'rnMc the other day by G. K. Chesterton, the English author and lecturer, as he returned to England after a long tour through the United States, contains something Unit we could mull over a bit without hurling ourselves. "From one end to the other of this magnificent civilization," said Mr. Chesterton, "there is no such tiling as a village. ., \yiien yon enter a little town it is simply an eyesore lo anybody of European tradition or instincts. "The lirst things met are yellow (in advertisements, tin buildings with frameworks of lead and glass, and tin shops—and then, thank God, you arc out of the town." • Obviously, the American small town rubbed Mr. ^Chesterton in the wrong way; and it is ([iiite certain that there is an enormous contrast between the orderly, attractive little rural hamlets of England and the villages of the United Slates. But are things quite as bad as he says? Probably not. Yet there is no sen.<e in denying that he had good grounds for his criticism. Every American motorist can rcmemlwr towns that fall precisely into that classification; towns OUT OUR WAY that come as an mile disappointment to the traveler and that make him want to keep going, as Mr. Chesterton wanted to keep going, in the hope of finding something nicer. jit, has been charged, by foreign crilies, (hat Americans as a people are actually hostile to bi-auty; that they prefer ugliness to charm, and wilfully make their homes and their public buildings displeasing to the eye. Very likely it would be nearer to the truth to say that we are simply careless. It would be fairly easy to remove most of the unpleasant features from the small town landscape, if 11 little lime and money were siwnt on Ihc job. lint usually nobody takes the trouble to start such a movement. Everybody agrees that this, thai or the other thing looks pretty bad—and everybody wails for the other fellow to do something about it. Some of tile trouble, too, is dtio to the fact thai the inhabitant of any town sees more than the visitor, lie is used lo the place. It is the llomu Town, given a beauty it dees not really possess by years of association. He is fond of it, and he treats it as one treats any friend—by turning a blind eye to ils bad spots and by seeing loveliness where no stranger can sec it. So the traveler, parsing through at 30 miles an hour, looks anil says— "What a horrid place!" And the native, coming home after an absence, looks about him, feels a warm glow in his breast at the old, familiar sights, and murmurs that it's tlie most attractive spot in the country. —Bruce Cation. Tscsc live clays when a kiny's subjects are subject, to whims of their own.. As IJryan Unticdl watched Mr. Hoover sweat through a medicine b.ill tc.-i.tiun fit the White House recently, he musl have .said lo himself: "I'd rather be light than prebidenl." In Spain they are calling (lie frllows who clean up after the toreadors "bull-collectors." Folks fond of wise-cracks Isliincnt. take lots of pun- Motorists may be uicrcusing, but Ihe p:d'js- Iriun is yelling nlong In leaps and bounds. The new hntrdrc.wiiij; style covering the ears should make the girls sit up and listen. 13orolhy thinks that the chicken reel is some new film on poultry life What sort ol a Mother's day tribute does <>!d Mother Earth set this year? Alfonso is somewhat of Kor.c arc the days when kingdom for a horse." i ]H)lo player, but he can say, "My SIDE GLANCES By George Clark paraphcnyleiKliamlne. A careful' inlrdresscr will ascertain the presence of absence of sensitivity l>2- for making too much of an exposure. Dryncss of the hair Is due to act of oil secreted by the glands of the scalp. Sometimes the difficulty is due to a lock of proper activity by the thyroid gland, which is associated with dryness of the lulr. Under such circumstances it Is desirable to have an Investigation of the glandular condition by a competent physician .who will be able to determine as to whether or not the thyroid Gland Is functioning properly. When the bcdy in general is In ill health the hair Is likely to be 111 also. Palling of the hair after a serious llness Is common. When the body begins to improve and its hygiene to reach an optimum state, the hair will return. In case of hereditary baldness, the hair [ends to fall out promptly and In localized areas; indeed, according to a definite pattern, and it is not possible, so far as is now known, to prevent loss of hair in such cases. TODAY IS THE-,; ANI MOTHER NATURE'S CURIO SH.Q* "Hiive patience, Mona—that man on the top floor will ab l e to ° bla ' Tn i i l_ • -f-r* ... _ hVnm Rt TJ hrow something, if I play I his piece :i few more times. JOFFKK AT ST. LOUIS On May 6. 1017, The French goodwill delegates to the Unittd Slates were acclaimed in St. Louts after an enthusiastic reception in Chicago. More than 20.000 persons crowded into the Coliseum in Si Louis to welcome the visitors, anc" as many more stood outside—un- WASHINGTON LETTER Dr-riartmeiil Doesn't Hold! imly on Law Kuforctminl,' Iliivc 1'olirc Duties 5'i, r > I'oslal Inspectors The Post Office Department fur Nine of 10 Cabinet Olfk-ers; maintnins 525 inspectors and 15 division heads to enforce the postal laws, proceeding against mail thieves, maij tampercrs. money order fmscis. and dishonest postmasters and senders of indecent, scurrilous or fraudulent mutter. The Bureau of immigration Is part of the Department of Labor enforces the immigration l',Y KODNEY DUTCllEK NBA Service Writer WASHINGTON — The Dcpart- ncut of Justice v.-tth Its Bureau of investigation and Bureau of Prohibition has far from a monopoly of tha government's tow enforcement activities. :laws. keeping oi:l aliens who try to Nine of the 10 cabinet off ic; vs I get h^ and raiding ami arresting are charge:! with a certain amount | them when they are here illegally, of enforcement through Ihcir de- -, Its border patrols also seize liquor partmcnts. Ths exception inent of Stato is the whichi however. has been known to supervise the maintenance of law and order in small uuin-Amcrican countries anil whcbc consuls In foreign posts perform variety of duties in From St. Louis the commission proceeded lo Kansas City, where :hcy were received with great enthusiasm. They returned to the east stopping olf at Springfield, 111., where Marshal Joffre placed a wreath on Lincoln's tomb. At Philadelphia the French guests were royally entertained. Visiting Iude[>endence Hall, General Joffre was presented a marshal's' baton made from a piece of one of the Independence Hall rafters. At this same hail ex-Premier Viviani said: "We do not feel in America as If we were far from home. The ideals and aims of America and of France aie the same. It was in this holy p'.ace that freedom was first breathed from the mouths of men for the inspiration of every nation." USEO £4R?ry & IONS BEFORE AWN. NOTtCB THE GIRVi£ OF SILK, CHURCH EXCUSES — By George W. Barb. I've been a member of our i what it meant to the Teacher an Church almost as long us I can ic-llhe class for me to come rushln member and I go regularly that! in laic all out of breath and ap- is, most of the time. I think if the j clogiziug for being late, I prob ones who run the Church and Sunday Schcol would be more considerate of one's feelings they would get nloug better. With them it, don't- seem to make any difference if you happen to stay up late Saturday, and if you arc not able to get to class right on time, you ably would not let it happen again ] never had thought or It In tha way. 1 thought i! you were ju there to put your nickel in and counted you had neiped out a lo Last Sunday I was a bit later tha usual and as my seat Is in thi middle of the row I guess I die'I get some awful looks from the | create more or less disturbance teacher and some ol the members. 1 They should give me the end sea' : | Now just the other day I was talking to a member of my Sunday School Class and 1 told her I could not help it if I was late; that I thought- I (M mighty well to gel there, even it they were ---- i about ready to close. I was there in SEASIDE. Oregon, tUP)— "Mike."! Lime to be counted. Of course, dog belonging to Jack Bilien, j our Teacher did not say anything When a young man's f.-incy lightly turns to thoughts of love, "lightly" has no bearing on the expense involved. All heavy caters, ix>inls out the oilicc page, have to reckon some day with expanse accounts. Williams connection v-ith American laws. The wide spread m enforcement is pointed out In the Wicker^ham ccmmiltee's report on criminal statistics, which in its general lament over the inadequacy of such statistics snys the dilfusion of the federal iwlice power is one thing which places obstacles in Uw way of collecting federal police figures. Outlines Police Funclinns The Bureau of Investigation, the ixmmiltcc says in its outline ot cdcrul police functions, is charged vilh im obligating alleged otfcnses against. Ihc United States except lose under national prohibition ind the coimtci felting laws. The jrobibiticn bureau divides enlorce- lidil of laws relating to intoxicating liquor with the Treasury Department's Bureau of Industrial Alcohol. The Treasury Department also includes: The Narcolics Bureau, which enforces laws cuv?rin^ narcotic drugs. Tiie Co.i^ 1 . Guard, which prevents smuggling and en- \.NEU- , IF AT A<MT MASTER PIECE. OF POTS A HAFFA O' "\VW&AD IM TVV so's Ht'u_ BE SORE. T MOT HAFTA THREAD rr AVI' MEM MAvfES Tv- POLL uP MAV<IM' COAVJU FORTH "Sl-SOUUDM Do SOME, o' T»-V forces navigation. immigration, ciuar.intinc anil other laws. The Customs service. \vl,ivh enforces tlie l^rilf law and maintains a land border patrol because it is m sKevention of ?inut;i;i'.:i: r.f I r.lcoholic liquor and other imiw file Secret Service, chatsrd with '.upprcssicn ot counli-rlei'.nK. protecting the piesidenl niul ;!ivcEli- i;.itin;r violations of \.ir:i.-.!; tnwb with which the Treasury iv ispcc lally concerned. The )'I';-.T.IU c: In- Revenue, v.-'nicli rniori -s in- irsnal revenue laws.and v.!;.n- lega <1:visit:n contains a sivi;:,! pena division and a corpo t:f !:i:::'.:-;cnc a;;ni!5 and field rcprcsi-iit.v.ivc-.. and arrest smuggiers. In the same depnflmenl is tlie Burqau of Naturallzailon, which administers naluralizalion la'.vs and invokes their penal provisions. Several Depanmenl of Commerce units perform police functions, (lie Wickersham commission notes, citing- the Steamboat Inspection Scr- viec, the Bureau of Navigation, the aeronautics branch with its air commerce act- v.hicli has also aided prohibition enforcement through seizure of unlicensed planes and u-rest of unlicensed pilots—and the f.'.lio division which enforces the e.dici net aivl th? rules of the Radio Commission and sometimes has •eportcd broadcasting by bootleg- tcrs on the coasts. Oilier Departments The Interior Department sup- iresscs crime and keeps order nmoii£ the Indians and also en- 'orces laws relating to the nalional jarks. The Department of Agriculture enforces and administers laws covering meal inspection, animal quarantine, packing nn'J stockyards, wild animals, cotton futures and grain standards, grain futures, plant quarantine and the punty of foods and drug: The intelligence sections of Ihe War and Navy Departments cooperate with other executive departments "to discover and bring lo justice persons engaged in activities against the United Slates" and exercise police powers over Army JIIK! Navy pro|X.Tly as well as within Army and Navy ranks. The police and Investigative powers of [lie Civil Service Commission, the Radio Commission and Ihe Interstate Commerce Commission arc also cited. The State. War, Navy and I'ost Office Departments arc- tlie only ones aiuon^ the ten departments v.hich ;uc- mentioned wilhuul credit for contributions to prohibition enforcement. has the mumps. His jaws arc swollen badly and lie has all the symptoms identical to those afflicting school children here dur- the few weeks. but I know sl'e felt like I was regular disturber. So this friend of mine talked rather plain about though. I just told my friend U] they didn't like the way I did was alright with me; that T wasn'tl so crazy about going anyway, sdl she said I would likely lose morVI than the class if 1 quit. She. /aicj no Teacher could give tlie b\ less the class did Ihcir dutj'j i" one of the duties was everyone Bi? time, and if I just had to be lati'l I should be as quiet as possible'j| that the teacher and class '•'* it. She snld that one time she was know I was a Teacher and if I only ron!d see I Ing them. without me telUI ROMANCE AND REALITY Sometimes, when you turn the pages of a book, your mind is seeking romance. You long to leave a too- familiar world ... to travel with the speed ol' thought to far-off purple lands ... to bathe in tepid, lotus- scented surf. , and Water Declared the Best "Tonic" for Hair *_fj^'- •t*+~~-J±*.' '*.But you) 1 daily paper finds you in a more practical mood. Interested in real people, in the facts of the day. Looking for news of things that you may buy and enjoy — here and now. UV UK. MOKKIS Kclilir. Journal cf Association. .1 the Hrallh M , At the rctiiicsl cf ;'.: States l';:b!!c Hi-.::;;; Dr. !!. K. Ha:-cn ])! ::.-.:• for r-.— ::.the public ronrcini:: . .. . hair and Fcnip. lie i Ivod parllcular'.y M :;.. abiish'ort facts wh-.c-i. . widrly illsscminatfd The hair 5hr,;ii:l i- •.-.. ten cnouch to kn; :; . means for shoil IMII .-• in two ^ceks a;iii , . one: In ihrr-i v • '-: : ; decs net brl:t>-,o i".-i hi sbaain--.'. -, ,-. i va'.uc th^.n tlno\\ .; : . p.n electric Mr.. ;• : I the 1 -?.$ tut ar«.:v.|-:. : f-.r the liair. i: freely, i: . t to r:r.5e I'lsniilix j cughly nnd to dry it f:owly rather tin .\:yrrican i than by a hoi blower. i:i o( I If the hair is too drv. a s:nnll .w-Mi 1 j amount cf nil may be rubbed i uitorl I it alter drying. Dr. Tlami c:n- -' vvice, j phasSrs n:-.\in the folly of fiinc- bricf j inf: til? b.iir. because the li.ilr is -. . ^Eo^ioL a hollow tube and ?in^eii:q it • : 'ho | docs not picient the cstopc 61 - .phn- vital substixncr?. -•".-cs- One of liic ditficnlt problem; of ..'.i bCimcdcin life Is the attempt to keep \ gray hair Irom visibility. E:n- of- i |)'ioy:rs hesitate to sclccl cvay- ineii or women for I'nr may be loo old fcr the • hair ccciipaiinn. \ :iazcn ! - A pi\ilc-<oi)V.rr. a^kerl ns to i of: he woi:Ui do with white hair. ,111-' :nc:'c j r.wcicd "ariinire It.' Howcve,. into! that do:.^ rin; iinsv.-cr tl'.c -,>:v.-rl'.o- :i.i!C5- lo.^x and rc(iuo:nic (iticslinn. It is, iiiii',; ' possible to dye hair, h-.i! (ju-i .^:i:!". ! uyin? in.'cc:,-; rnav involve tho! w:;l : n?e rf !r.';rnlirr.!-i which are , ::n- har:".!u: to th r . 5r"n. p?.i'icu'.a:-jy : ::;3r- i in pcop'.e who are sensitive to! -lh:«t j haired ence'that th n y You may find in the advertisement just what you want in the way of a better breakfast food, or a new radio, or an improved face powder. If the thing fits into your living, is practical and possible — you are vitally interested. Because you are reading about yourself! Today, a great many things that were romantic dreams only ten years ago are common realities. Life has more color, more charm, more adventure. And the things that give it all these may be found in the advertising columns. Advertising- discusses realities— romantic ones often enough— but actual articles you can have for your own, new joys for your family, stepping stones to your happiness. The advertisements in this paper arc written for you. Thcij arc real. They arc reliable. Take their advice.

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