The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1932 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 10, 1932
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PAGE THE BLYTHEVILLE COUB1EH NEWS COURIER NEWO CO., PUBLISHERS 0. K. BASCOCK, Edl'.or H. W, HAttlES. ACrertliing Manager BLYTHBV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, .MARCH 10, 1932 6olo National Adverll£i>g R'jpri'.wiitsrvcs: Arkansas Dallies, inc., New Yoric, Chicago, Jeiro;t, si, J^uis, UHas, Knnsw City, unit ftotk. PuulUlied Eve<> Alternooii EJicCpl Svn Entered as second class matter a 1 the iwsl ifllre 'at lllylhcville, Arkansas, under act c.' Congress October I), 1317. ServM by ins UmuM Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier hi the city of BlyOievlllc, 15c per *eek or $6.50 prr year In ailvancc. By mail within » radius of 50 miles. J3.00 per year, JIM for six months, 85c for thr>e tnnntns; uy rpall In portal zones two to six, Inclusive, M.5Q per year. In zones seven ana tiyln, <1U.OU per year, pajable lu ndranci*. japan's Necessity Kuro)>e;m ini))ori;ili.siu in 'the orient. is largely i-espoii.-Hile for the vivesi'iil situation in JlHiicluiriii, siceoi'diiiB to Professor Earl 1C. Spcriy. of thu history department of Synwitsi; University. l£uru]K.>an nutioils, lie i-bir.Js out, Inive fiikcn up ininiensi! (cn-ilories in tlio Far K;ist from wlik'li the .f;i|>; arc riskily uxtlmleiL • • Tin; Kiwli.sli, fur examinu, look ovuv AusUulia— and, lie might have added, Uic American- took over the Philippines—!imt the Japanese, urgently needing room to expand, have nowhere tn go Inil Manchuria. "Tile motive of Japan's invasion of Jliiiicliui'hi is not jrrml Inil ni'cc.ssity," lie rcmnrks. "She lacks land to fred her ciunse puptiliition ... Mo state, like Japan, which lias thu strength lo fiffht will passively allow its people to suffer slow starvation." hi considering the diii'imU. situation in the Far Fast, timt is H puint we might well keep in mind. The Wei-Dry Voie. Kcgurdless ot" lii.s nUittiile on prohibition, the nvenigc voter has reason lo be Very jjliiil Ihrtt tl:e Birk- Linthicmn bill lo rcvisu the prohibition iwiemlmcnl is yoing lo come up for a roll-cull vote in Ihp House of Kci'.resentfitivos on Alarel'. 1*1. 'J ficro is no (Idiiljl whatever that tlie bill will be defeated. Kvcn if it -.•hotilcl carry, if would fail to win I'Hli- (ication liy the Senate, lint (hat is not ;the point. What niiiitt-rs is thai the roll-will on this bill oiijjht to end, tor goon, the straddling iu , which so many ton- trcssmen have been iii;!iil},'iir t ; where tho wel-tlry question is concerned. Congress, unfortunately, includes a certain number ol" cowards in its membership. They are the repre. ; ciH;Uives who hate a live, controversial issue more than they liate anything else on earth. They are always willing to take a decisive stand on any issue if they are sure that the.y know \Vliich way '.iwst of their co.MstiliiiMits feel iilxnil it. Tl;oy six-mi 11 great drul nf time with IV.cir ears to the Ki'inuul. ijclling the low-down on such thiisg?. But a lot of them h;ive never liceu able to satisfy themselves just how the people back homo vcsilly feel about prohibition. So they have .stradillccl. They have let the wets believe Hint li:t;y iire only wiiiting for a favorable thiiiii'i! lo co'mc out ojii'iily ngtiinsl prohibition; they have let tile drys believe that they are heart and soul for (he prohibition cause. 'Ilie vole on the iieck-l.inUiiaim bill is ijoing lo be tho most piiinfiil ililnis that has happened- lo slraddlcr.i in many years. For the lirsl lime since the prohiiiilion law went, into eli'eci, they will have lo declare themselves deliinlc'ly. They will have to come out in the open and say, once and for all, whether they are wel or dry. This may cause them pain, but it is a k'ood tiling for the nation as a whole. The straildler is u contemptible creature, and the nation suffers there arc so many of him, II is pleasant to watch him being forced to K (; t down off ll.lic fence—no mailer on which side he descends. —Hruce Cation. SIDE GLANCES By George Clad; Wiial Would Sydney Smilli Say oi faxes 'I oday ? In i'.dvccacy of (hi 1 revenue program which lie Is iiiKiny the Kentucky legislature to adopt, (lav. liuby UilTccn declared thai a general ic- lail ui!ei tux would be "more widely distributed" Hum liny other levy Hint could lie imposed. No- borly is likely to refine Ihal ii.sserlion. lor there cculd liaidly he any oilier ta>: Hint would hit so universally us ,nnc applying lo practically all ictuil imrchuscs. Aiv uml daylight wuiild Iju about. Hie only iucc:;:;ilies tliiit it would spare. The nmUiludc Liiiil vurlc-ly of E:i>:c:; I'XblhiK anil pioiwsed In I lie UniU'il States ttxlay re- rail the Kugllsh situation of n century 1130 v liich Hie famous Hydiiey biultli picliuvifniely summed up us follows: "The school boy whips his ffi.iud lop; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse \vilh a taxed bridle on n tnxeil road; hi:d the dying Englishman, ruining his mcillclne. which lias paid seven pel 1 ctnt, into .1 spnon Ihal has paid 15 per cent, Jllngs himself hnck on his chintz l;r«l which has paid 22 per cent, and expires in (he. arms of nn apothecary who hu5 paUl :\ license of 100 pounds fov the privilege cl putting liini to death." What would Sydney Smith wiy today if lie could visit (he United Stales while the Ways r.nd Means Committee at Washington, and all the suite legislatures Unit are in .session, tuc cii^ciiy hunting lor additional tibjerl.s of new or Incic.iscrl luxation, anil arc even proposing lo levy new or ind'cried taxation, fcileial and -state, en (he raine sources? --Arkans'.fs Claude. Ogden Stcwatl, Rea Irvln, Alexander Woolcott, Heywood Broun, Harold HOES, Frank Sullivan, liob- ert, Bencliley, James Thurbcr, F. P. A., and many another. They were, for (he most pail, guii^d by "the. old World gang," the brljade from The New Yorker and Vanity Fair. • • • New Competition Just, why they faded into temporary obscurity has not. been clearly explained. The Algonquin din- Ing room was still frequented by many of tlic stage and screen pso- ple, but across (own and a bit closer to Broadway a new place yave competition. Movte Stars "Catch On" The BroadwaycM crowd "caught on." Soon the column gents, the piess agents, the theater folk, the playwrights, the visitors from Hollywood and others from the entertainment world began to "catch the crowd," Nn Hollywood performer Jailed (o show uj> there when visiting town. Word wenl around that a considerable section of the old Algonquin much had moved headquarters. The theatrical hotel displayed no great concern. Recently, .something resembling a connternttnck could be noted in (he Algonquin's activities. One of the "tourist." attractions of Sardi's had been the c.irlooits of celebri- lie.s by Gard. The other day it was stated that, a famous caricaturist would slart draping the Algonquin walls. (Copyright, 1032. NBA Service, Inc.) - THIS CURIOUS "Of coiirwe I don't really intend to disinherit them but it's just as well to keci> them thinkin"- so." One Person In 26 Reaches 90 Years, Analysis Shows II' UK. MOHKIS FISHBEIN ..prising, Ihereforc, that tin, bfeak- LiWnr. Journal of ihc American' down of the circulatory system Moiu-al Assoeialion, and ot Hy- 'should to loday the leadins cause Kda, (hc^ Health ^Magazine !o/ death after middle age. mcwUiauMymn'Sd!'" ° il^'and ^the kfdn E ™ P whereas lh:s interesting [act lias been Uic man after 65 years of age is biousht mil by Ur. Raymond Pearl. Mill liable to prostatip difficulties who recently finished an amrlysif indeed most of tha serious illness of thn diseases aiyl rausvs of death O f men after 65 is associated with ol the aged. 6 . 1C ], (rouble. Kirai'/;cly enough, your chances. People who live ,lo 80 years ol of living lo be M are belter if yon . age clo so because they begin with are a woman. For women, nearly '. constitutions that arc superior and one in 20 live to IK SO. Tile • per- resistant to infection. Throughout "eruase (or men \ s losver. •, life infe'ciibns anil other harmitr Tlic usiml cause of death for' forces which surround us take off persons over 00 is senility, wlmii j iururoverl sanitary conditions pre- mc cnly means the persons grew old I the w.^ak nntl leave the strong. RAKEK IN ISKANCE On Mar. 10. 1913, Secretory of War Newton D. Baker arrived in France lo confer \vilh General I'ershing and to inspect the American Ssrces. British forces in Mesopotamia stormed the town of Hit after severe fighting wltii Turkish troops. Many prisoners were taken and Allied observers claimed the Turkish army had been given a severe defeat in the fighting. The Cahnlcr Motor Works at Stultaart. Germany, were bombed by Allied plunes. Flyers reported several direct nils. British officials announced lint 39 German planes had been brcughl (lcv.-n during the first 10 days of March. Joh Hunters' Clnh Former! FORT WORTH. Tex., (UP)—Unemployed nieu have organized a "Joli Hunter.s' Club" here under the auspices of the Young Men's SHED "THE 00[£R C&KRM6 Of &\us evesv FAtc. iFTne?e fteee SUCH A IN WHICH K£ PVO NOTMR.TATAU., fT useless FOR XKPIH& P30DCOC7L. CHURCH EXCUSES George W. I, have stayed oul. of tho church [alking about there were not so so long that now 1 tlo not, find myself interested, I think I could say for several reasons. . I've, been reading a lot the last few years abc.ut "Back to the Farm Movement." and, also have heard a lot atoi^ the churches losing ground. So. I'm wondering It It would not, be a good idea to start a movement back to tiie old time religion. t hear n lot ol talk r.boia the cost of church opsra- t:on. or the cost of religion. All cue hears may cr may not. be Hue. and. I suppose if it. is costing more nov. 1 then in limes gone by. it's because people' are demanding that their religion be given liiem in a. more expensive v;ay. T remember in the old days that most everyone within reach of a church house attended services. One seldom saw a church building thai was not filled every Sunday, fcut, now you do not see ivml died. Medical knowledge and 'skill and If Krancc Is luvarr cf her wortlx and ki'.ous what shi' wants, she will lend instead oi following, and. us In 1019. instead of civiii',; way, she will conquer. —Andre Tardleu, premier cf France. * * * 1 must ask yen to take your eyes oft tlic mirage the Japanese me throwing up. They killed the deleiulcr.s of Die Woosimg fr.rts (o the last man. —Dr. W. W. Veil, Chinese delegate to the League o[ Nations. t * t We brlirvi: (hitl Ira- Republican p.irty ihoulil lia\? Ihr foiirasr I" heal back I he tidul viavr i.-f (i-dubUlon II.VSKI in which now iluratens In bi;l)iuerge slate's rights, properly rights and individual rights. —Raymond I'itcairn. chairman. Hi-publican Citizens' Committee Agiii:!M Nation:!] Actually, of course, even tliou;!i : vent an increasingly large amount a person may wear out ut thn aao of sickness and death before 50 of BO, it is probably sonic specia! nniong the important parts oj the. body that bnrnk.s down and | Is (he primary cause of death. L » • • Dr. Pearl has shown that from '.lie aije of CO to the end of life: Hie draih rate assignable lo lira); down of Uic circulatory system is higher lhan thai associated with any other system of the body. H has been pointed out jirevi- ycars of age; Ultimately, Dr. Pearl points out. there is a group of extremely old people for whom infections hav? no particular terrors. They Imv? developed resistance. Most of them die because, their constitution or system breaks down. Dr. Pmii is convinced that if any considerable number of people arc lo live 'longer than they now do. it will be necessary for Christian Association. More than ninny more than half filled. I was 50 charter members are on the ' telling this lo a friend of mine many church buildings and not so many other attractions, and settled the question, as lie thought, by saying that we are living in a different age—but does that settle the .Question?, Freckles Cost Father $2.89 at Penny Apiece DETROIT, (UP)—When William Dumire told his son. Richard,-12, lio would give him a penny for every freckle on his tnce if lie parsed his Boy Scout tenderfoot examination, he thinking of the making. Richard spoke without bargain he was the test, and he and his father settled down to count freckles. After a few minor arguments the closer . Dumire paid • Richard $2.85." and he said in the day 1. was < miles. Canda Is larger than the Ccn- linenlal Stales by atout 500,000 ously lhal (]>? heart begins beat-j man to acquire by some means not ing long before the human being h ' yet clear a circulatory system or- born and works constantly to the ganically .superior lo the one that moment of death. It is not sur- . he now has. OUT OUR WAY 3M TW^RT 1 -/ MEARS Too HEW3DRK1 u>iih Gilbert Swan r. Cr.lib Started H NEW YORK.—It's Irvin S. C'.'ra. i' poitly writer, who has bro'.i-,: 1 .'. >ent hon.^2 horseshoe" into impurity l.ereabouls. Munlmllnn has any nsanb. r •.'. lec expert horseshoe tussci-. i.n lere are. all loo few vnciin: ;.:.-, Iv.icV; yards Cov |irai;lic'_> \\:». Gents who once heir! :: ; : in£ championship ol Sasi'b:;;-ii j crncrs arc woefully oni of U.ii:.- Ccbl>, however, an elat.::.,: oinilry estate where several KX- . ~c-lo.?sing grounds have l^:i;;-.;. (1. ew "Uuunil Table" Wiiieh reminds me. Itul \].-,_. . hoc tosMH5 is but one ol tin ...:<;• .nes of New York's latest &.-:*;•.•.. Ation of "celebs." Tills jr.;::'i . aincd itself the 44th Slrsci \j.i., : - ng and Chowder Club, which -..,., the way scino of the m ,•. ions people get il lliey stit'r: a: ..,, ^thnni very long. In the list of famcniK :.;-,,.:: : . nolc thai Mons. Cobb L- t . r . najor and that o'.Kers :ii.^ u..', thy I'arkcr. Lynn Fontoi. 1 .... v irocl l.iinl. rmnk C'rcoii. : liill TiWen. Jlari;arct (;.,*.- .-.';'. n anrl John Harrnnan. They mcci Sunday nlsin.. i . , . tier :H the Algonquin Hi-.u.. : ; bringing new life Inlo t!:! :.,. old "round table." • * i "Olrl Gang" l.onesnme This "round table." by i. k .,, has been singularly out o! ;... : _' lure !or more than a venr. :." !" there were tales that it i:an j ''i, expired and that fcnner ;:.: :: . . ot the group were lo bo Ic..;.^ V ; tins colcfully alone or tii DJ-"."' In Us membership \vcrt- :.~~."- cd the better known un cates, Uitelligentila, ar.a i.vou. Ons would, almost daily, mid | icatcri tl.:ro sueh folk a? UDnsId' Announcements Tlie Courier News nas wen authorized lo announce the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary, August 9. For County Judge iZAL B. HARRISON (lor 2nd term) For Sheriff ROLAND GREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON County Treasurer ff. W. HOLLIPETER (for 2nd term) Circuit Court Clerk U. L. "BIU;V" GMNES (for 2nd term) County and Pro!nlc Clerk W. H. "DOC M SCARBORO MRS. JOHN LONG (Re-election) MISS CAKEY WOODBURN For County Assessor JOE S. DILLAIIU.NTVr (for 2nd <rm) CITV KM'.CTIOS Tuesday, April 5 City Clrrk S. C. CRAIG (for re-election) HERMAN CROSS JOE \V. ALEXANDER OSCAU ALEXANDER For Muniripil ,!udgt GEORGE W. BARHAM IVY W. CRAWFORD 0. A. CUNNINGHAM For Clly Attorney SAM MANATT Tor AWcrnun, 1st Wird G. H. GREAR L. G. "PETE" THOMPSON For Alderman, 2nd Wild S. H. EA6TBURH ADVERTISING brings a new world to your door-step "Judge and Mrs. J. M. Beech entertain at luncheon today." ... "Work starts on new road." ... "New York bank sees strength in Britain/' . . . "Library shares in large bequest." . . . What an interesting, moving provocative world the newspapers bring us! News of our friends, of our town, of every-day happenings all around us, and of events that stir the world. Imagine a people without newspapers! We'd be lost. And imagine trying to live intelligently without this other kind of news: "Sport shirts at reasonable prices." . .. "Rugs, a new lot from Persia." . . . "Six days to Montreal and back, at special rates." . . . "Wicker chairs, as low as §7." . . . News of food and motor-ears, of ginger ales and pianos, of leather goods and carpet lining. The intimate, important news is the advertising that influences and changes our whole manner of living. Make it a daily practice to read the advertisements in this newspaper. Read them carefully, just as you read the news articles. For advertisements, given a chance, will make your life more comfortable, more enjoyable, more productive of good for others and for yourself.

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