The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1931 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 18, 1931
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PAGBfOtm JBLYTHEV1LI.E. (ARK.) COURIEIt NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COURIER NEWS CO., I'UBUSHERB O. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W, KAINE8, Advertising Manager Sole N»Uon»l Advertising ReprescnuUvei: The Tbonua P. CUrk Co. Inc., tier York, Philadelphia Atlanta, Dallas, Baa Antonio, 6aa Chicago, St. LouU. Published. Every Afternoon Escept Sunday. Entered at second class maim at the post nfflce at Blytheville, Arkansas, under net ot Congress October 9, 1917, Serred by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of Blytlicvlllc, 15o per week or $6.50 yet year In advance. By mall within a radius ol 60 miles, 13,00 per ytar, H.50 lor six months, 85c lor three montlis; by mall In postal zones two to elx, Inclusive, M.50 per year, In zones reven and eight. $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Cothn in Russia It is not upon cheap labor bill upon modern , method* ;tml niDileni (iquip- niont tliat Soviet Russia is relying in its; effort to iucrciise ils cotton ^pi'u- (ludion at least enough to .supply iU domestic ileinand. E. V. :Kadik, vice-pi c.sidunt of the All-Kussian Textile Syndicate, addressing, the American Cotton Shippers as- socialicm at New Orleans, April 2-1, told of liis country's program for irrigation, fertilization and mechanized cultivation. He said that §120',OQO,000 has been appropriated for irrigation works this year, that 70 per cent of the cotton area will be operated in large units by collective and state farms, Hint about 90 per cent of the cotton area will be cultivated \>y- machineiy, including 8,000 tractors. Labor in Russia is cheaper than labor) in the United Status, even though American cotton growers have the cheapest labor of any industry in the country in terms of daily wages if not in ratio of wages to productive efficiency. It will be worthwhile for v large scale American cotton producers to watch carefully (lie results of Russia's experiment in growing cotton by machinery. slates, whose people appreciate a, lira I dits-s Arkansas product, wliilu Arkansas furniture buyers insist on paying freight charges on goods manufactured somewhere else—a reflection, apparently, of the stale of mind which makes a ?!J.98 article in a Memphis store look like a belter bargain to some folks than Ihe same piece of goods in a lily- thevillc store at ?8. We Need State Loyalty What is the matter with Arkansas? Lack of state pride and loyalty is one . Not long ago the Camden chamber of commerce placed some furniture manufactured in Camden alongside some similar pieces made in High 1'oinl, N. C., in a big Little Kock department store. Each, set was tagged with the name of the city in which it was produced. The first day the store sold 14 suites of the North Carolina furniture ( and only two of the Camden product. The next, day, by way of experiment, the lags were reversed, and Arkansas people bought 13 suites of their own furniture under a North Carolina label and only one of the North Carolina product which was labeled "made in Arkansas." The Camden furniture factory, it may be added, has orders already booked to keep it running full blast until August if not another order is received. But the orders are coming from other The Highway Audit l-'or several ycais an cllorl 1m been made to luive tlie lilvjliu'ity department, audited. Just when the public thought II was going to have an accounting, they discover that an- olhcr farce has been jml over. Who Is responsible lor li? If tho administration was so anxious for a complete audit, why didn't Ihcy speak when the legislature was In sossicii? Wliy didn't llicy demand the passage ol a 1)111 tlrnt woidd provide (or a fair, complete iimlll? IJ Ihcy need vindication now, they ccrlainly must have needed It when the legislature wus In session. -Jiul Instead of that there was a Juggling ol bills and tlic weakest of (lie lot passed. And the cue that did pass was so worded mill framed that all the commission could check were the vouchers...all of which a boy could do In a short time anil lit little expense. : Millions of dollars handled by CL few men and the public without means of c-hccklm; up on the expenditures. That) is Ihe condition that exists today. lint thank goodness the people ait! aroused over this obvious attempt to prevent a complete audit. It Is "hot." And It's going to tcl hotter! 1 do not say lhal the highway department was responsible for the passage of this 1)111. What I do say Is that men of the highest in- tecrltj- and men who are (rained lawyers have quit In disgust because they say they cannot do more, under Ih; bill, than to waste the people's monoy and that they refuse to be a party to a make-shllt audit of the highway department- They refuse to make n farce of this audit, that the legislature has so framed as to prevent a thorough Investigation. They have quit and gone home. As honest men, they could <lo nothing else. —Waller Sfli-rclls, Jr., In Pino Bluff Commercial. * * * Ilul the road program !s close to completion. Virtually one hundred million dollars Iras been expended In the lasti four years, no accounting for which has ever been made by nn Impartial public iimlli. An audit Is over-due. It 1ms been overdue lor a year or more. Ti\e administration* set up an auditing system In 1829 that certified public accountants refused to work under. Governor Parnell made Ills campaign ill 1930 on the promise to produce un audit. The 1931 legislature passed a new audit law, and this also \uts criticized by Iho public accountants. And now the Highway Audit Commission, a non-partisan group of reputable niLMi, bucks up the accountants' verdict with n damning statement. ' The Star lias no political friends or foes. It only aims tottcll tho [ruth about yovcrnmcnt for that section of Arkansas which we serve. And we say this, unless Governor Parncll adds a highway audit bill to his call for Ihe special session of the legislature (o discuss school relief (his autumn, we shall fight every member of the Little, nock clique who olfm himself as a candidate^ in the next stale elcclton. The administration passed u "fluke" audit 1)111 In 1929. ami again In/ 1931. This error had better be corrected before the next, election. On the face of tho evident? submitted lo Ihe court of public opinion, nobody In Utlle Rock, wants an au:lit, and everyone has taken s|>cciril pains lo sec that an audit could not te made. There is a reason for every "duke" law. The jokers arc "planted." —Alex Washburu in Hope Star. MONDAY. MAY 18, SIDE GLANCES By George Clark steps lo stamp out smallpox completely but (hat time is not yet,. TODAY IS THE-, CAM. TO ARMS On May 18, 1917, President Wilson Issued a proclamation of the conscription law creating a national army of th* United Stales. The document explained in detail the machinery ot conscription and Ihe procedure by which it would ° t'aa-rlcd out He said In the proclamation: "The whole nation must be a team, in which each man shall phty Hie part of which he is best fitted. To this end, Congress has provided that the nation shall be organized for war by selection; that each man shall be classified for service In the place to which it shall b?st serve Ihe general good to call him. "The significance of lliis cannot be overstated. U is a new thing in our history and a landmark in onr piogrrss. It Is a nf:\v manner ci accepting and vitalizing our duty to give ourselves with thouyhtfu' devotion to the common purpose of us all. It is in mi sense a conscription of the unwilling; it is, rather a selection from a nation which has velum :ercd in" "Thought you said you'd drop around for a chut this morning tit nine—You've kept me wiiitin' 20 minutes." THIS CURIOUS WOR! Resuming School After 27 Years Gilbert 'Swan Sm-Ciutne Clubs, With Busy Cabarets and Bars, 1'rove Diingcr-- nus Cempctltors of Guy Play Spcts on Land . : NEW YORK. May 16— Tl-.c old moonlight excursion has bucn mul- iplted by BO and turned into the jayest and giddiest game that the Manhattan plrjyboys and play- jlris have played in ciuite r, while. Ami it's better fur them lli?.n ulshl-cliibblne; better, ami cheap- ?r. The dear old excursion boat, [airly dripping with electric bulbs, !i;-cd to lake oil for some spot np [he rivrr or out in the Like, and we'd all take our lunches and dance and flirt. But it's HID leviathans of (lie sea thai now go steaming mil of Manhattan. racing (o soiucv.'.icie and bad: again on week-end cruises. Competition among the most fa- incus ships upon the Atlantic urows steadily keener, and after a slump in Eurotiean trade that caused more than a little concern, the various sca-goint; noveltk's have been a considerable business boon. firsl came tilt; "porlless cruise." An ocean ginnt would scl out in the general direction oT ssai?' point of the compass and, wilhcut unichin; latul. would turn around and come bac-k. thus affordinu passengers a Jhere's wine at ship prices and cocktails at ship prices.. And Ihere are parties as me-rry •xnd gay as any of those described as belonging (o "the yood old days." The effect of this competition upon the night spols of New York- is said to be considerablej Most of ;hc cabarets and supper clubs have been gasping hard through! tne winter. And ft spender who would less a hundred or more a \vay in a single evening in a Uroadway high spot, now finds lie can pay his fare with this sum, and keep oil going for two or Ihree days. Of course, I have heard of i>ro- pie who actually took trips of Ibis sort for a rc3t or a bit of recreation; and many \vl\o are not in the Icasl inlcicstud hi the whoopee- But for !hc brlsht-llghHrs. it's cue (jrniid and dt?7,y whirl from saiJhi^ to landing. 034 In {his day, when everything seeks lo be bigger and better, the arrival in Manhattan of the world's largest ruj becomes an item ol interest. Until a brief time ago, the Roxy Theater lobby claimed the giaut among floor coverings. Tills pr.r- licular attraction weighs two Ions and required Ihe services of 34 weavers working night ami day. More linn 30.COO.OCO persons have LINCOLN. Nebraska, (UP) -Mrs. R H. Pryor, Lincoln, mother of four children who left school 27 years ngo to teach school is now enrolled at the University of Nebraska completing her interrupted education. Her four children, Arthur, 31'. Mary Ellen and Dorothy, 19-year- old twins, and Grorge, 17, also attend the university. Besides her schcol work Mrs, Pryor cares for her house and sees that the four children are served Ihree warm meals a day. She attended Northwestern University in 1903 and then taught for four years. While teaching she met R. H. Pryor, Nebraska university law school graduate. Pryor is now caring for Ihe 700 acre Pryor farm home. WINGED HESSEN OF THE GOO OF W«£M SICK INJURED D/?/NK(NG WA7£ft IS OffftCUX To GET AT BAHREIN, AiONG THE PfKSSAH. GULF, WWS7E LITTLE RAIN EVEK FALLS. OMFKS BRING GOATSKIN 6AGS,R2Crt\ SPKIHGS IN THE S£A. Berlin, Germany, according to an announcement mad; by University officials. I)r. Fernberger, who !s editor of the Journal o(-Experimental rsy- cliology, wns invited by 1'rofessor Wolfgang Kohlcr ol tins German university and director of its psychological laboratory. He will discuss rscenl developments in American psychological research. U. P. Psychologist to Lecture at Berlin PHILADELPHIA. Pcnn., (UP) — Dr. Samuel W. Fcrnberger, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania has been invilcrl lo deliver a special series To Plant Vegetables In Canton Vacant Lots CANTON. Ohio, (UP) —Vacant lots in Canton would be utilized by unemployed lo planl vegetable gardens under a plan recently evohed at :t meeting of heads of " service clubs and welfare organizations. The plan provided for furnishing of seeds by the Canton cliap- t.r of American Ktd Ci The lots were to be- furnished :jy the real estate board. Under the plan, the unemployed would be allowed to use but not sell produce derived from the sar- THEATIIK TEACHES MUI MEMPHIS. (UP)—A theater holds a class in music cvcrj in-day for school children, T ing them to play the organ. walked up;)n it and when, twice a year, il is cleaned, it takes 3G per- ot of sea air, a bu^y bar and briet vacation. Mere recently have come the sons, armed with scrubbing brushes. eck-cn;l runs down lo Bermuda all ni?ht 10115, to get it clean. ml way islands. Such famous \ But the naw Waldorf hotel •aft as Ihe Mituretanin arrive from OUT OUR WAY By Williams ABOUT HlM AV-\_ -fi-V TlM& -BoT vlAfiOi-V S/W' HE.U.G X COMe- iMTH' STA-/ HCME—vNOfiv< AM' P--Y-/ AM' HELP PAV Fee? "W riosie AM' iT-V CAV? PAW Ftr? 1H RAOip AM'CoTTrt' AM . HlK\,NMHO BEAT M& AM' SuT 8ot-l •— -fi-V |.\ULV FA^MU^^ IG Au. AM'-flCKLEO CMVHrt A LETTER FROi-l H^M ~ MORE. OF 1-1 OF BoT ' AMD VME.~SNE.U-, OH GCODV! HEAD OuT LOOO uropc. undergo r. snappy clean-up nd pull out the sani'j nielli for a ; >ced-crackin3 run. .Meanwhile a upper nisht club nan been rigged p for the gay bity:,--1herc is a abarct: llu-ie are three or four ancc bands and three have cicii a more elaborate specimen of rug garganlua. This is 70 by SO feet and was manufactured in Malfcrsriori, Czechoslovakia. Ten mouths were required in its making, with 30 experts employed. More than 12,000,000 knots had to to and Ibrcc or ance spols; there are professional j CHLUEKT SWAN. macrs and professional dancers. (Ccpyiljlit, 1931, NBA Service, lnc-1 four j lic:l in its production. Vaccination Is Safest Method Of Slumping Out Smallpox HY DR. jrOKIIIS , [Sill'.i:iN Miter, Jcurnal nf tin- ^[(tlical Assoriali-jn, ,nnl i>f Hy- KCia, tin; livaHh Mipizlnc In 1760, tlie Mat, -:: hat aboul 1 per ITU: ( cralion of inaiiV.'.n:! v..; d by sinalliiox. in inciicat;;!; and Hie pock-m.irkins of his face associated with it. In the 18th cciuury. the unusual per.scn was the cr.j wilhoul (he ;.-T.irs of smallp.-):; on his face, bul tcrtay the- unusual person is the one l:rrdom from '. majority ^ ^ __jt-'.. ^®'? 1 i, llt ""mvipr,itc. i >S demlc every fov.y o: in,, years. In an epidemic tint U:.-'•; ;>jjce in Boston In 1752. whr;i c... illation of 15.131. I;: town: G035 hart ;•..]:! viously and n\-:.-.-.i, Ihe remainder ;: t except 174. hsri :i:-. figures aie cMii-r;:.' view cf t'.-.'c ro'.r.'.:-,.- smallpox of ih;- \.-.- c'.ir pcaplc to.\iv-. II seems na>c:>,i: that proper the people .ind ; : and control c.i rvc-.v pox v/O'.Ild rr;-.;:-. :;, this disease ::i:::i'.\ there arc sit!! j:i,-;::.• be vaccinaiitl ,\:: i people who d:i, -.. , of their livrs •.i> :: -.. cr people fto:n b :::• Vaccination a;;,iiv. merely the MUM; .. person ir.c el disease that rc:i:'.:- : attack withe-.;: or..i=::-.c"him'"to dergo all o£ the T.r-v^as of - Yh , fis , llrM of ,,, c Uni . , p llbllc Mcallll Scrvjcc •;.,- w.isn 30.000 people per year ..i 11:0111; icit . devriop smallpox in mir country. •:-.-..illpox prc-|ij llf , lo ,| lc increiise<l scirntilic care 1 •'•''" , '. c- i fii'.on to Mich ]>cnp!c. there arc :..- po-.mla bn. i ,, nlv a tcv , lu , nc!rcd d< . M , f {mm u.-.-«e. I hesc, ,,„.,,, fnscs Ho-.vcvrr. diseases .-•.riking in . rh.-mcc i;i their viiulcncc and the-" ! arr severe outbreaks from tun? lo 01 Hun- in which as many as 20 p:r i cent of those who are nni vacci- :i-i:'- to bollcvj jnaictl and who pet tho disease die •:-ii: •::•-.! cf all ofi^..- :- rcsull of Uic atlack. : :• v isolation; li'-i.iii«c" of tho pr.-.-rnt relative 1'inicy of smallpox and bc- nf mcdcrn of srirn- lontrol. there arc same who Hilnk that vaccination inigh: well] be .ibrmdcm-:!. As lon s as the .- • of small- : •:.i:u[iing mil Unlortiiiialcly | -l-.o refuse lo arr still be .lu.muuiu-a. AS tons? as Ihe l.irgcsl isn't di-ca^c is amonj us. however, the revent oih- v.ay of safety is vaccination. \.i;cinatcd. disregard of this measure would rc: smallpox Is, si:lt in pradual inrreaso In the .-: b'ivins tiic I number o[ cases, an increase in :ii.-.::iii!ty from : \ irnlciicc. and numerous fr.laluics ••.-.-. a prsvicus 'Ferhap the time will co.r.e when nn- His wi-.ole world vT.l be sufficiently the intelligent to take ths necessary THE WELL-DRESSED MAN' He's a little sensitive about clothes. The golf stockings, which he likes rather well, match his brown tweed knicker suit. .. his necktie, purchased uptown, bears an authentic label. His hat is right . .. his Oxfords all they should be, A well-dressed man — aged eight! , - i . , , . i |.r^ His mother, you may be sure, reads the.advertiser ments. There are so many pertinent and,valuable suggestions in them ... clothes to wear, labor-saving devices for the kitchen, hints on health, places to go, ways to save money... that in her busy task of making men and women out ol'active, intelligent youngsters,.advertisements arc really imlespcnsablc! Road the advertisements in this newspaper ... especially if you are raising a family! Advertisements tell you what you are buying before you spend a cent. They give you the latest ideas, the most recent devcl- mcntsof trustworthy manufacturers. And with their up-to-date news of clothes and refrigerators ... of watches —airplanes — electric tubes — they keep you abreast ol! your children! A'rarf tiw, advertisements . . . your children do!

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