The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1932 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 18, 1932
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PAGE FQUK BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS CQUKUR NBwa Co, .•'..." 0. R. BABCOCK, Idhcr H, ,W. HA1WE3, &y« National Advertiaig? Representative*: : Arkansas Dalllei, lot., New York. Chicago, >troil, St. LQttli, Baliu, lUiuw City. LUUt *<**. '. : PtJblitbed Every AJltrnooo ticept Sunday. Entered u second class matter a! the post Iftfe at BIyUicTllIe, Arkai>»a», under act o? Congress October g, 1917. Bsnreci by UK UmtM Preu SUBKCB1MION KAffcS B" carrier In the city of BlyLVvllle, 15c per reek or 14.50 pfr year In advance. By mall within * radhu of 60 miles, t3.00 per jreur, (1 50 for ill month,!, 85c for thrre months; bv in all In postal tones two to six, Inclusive, K.50 per year, tn zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable hi advance. Tax Money Goes i. Houfml ]<ccdj stuite eoniijlyolliM 1 , wus quoted llic olticv d;iy MS sayiiu: that expenses of county govcniiiii'iit were responsible for iiljout 80' pur cent of the tax hiinlcn in Arknusn?. Yesterday the Ai'kansii* Gazelle inndc that statement the basis _ for tin id i In rial seniiou on the need for mlnciiij; the cost of county government, IhroiiRh consolidation of counties and otherwise. We think ; it can be conceded that costs of county government arc loa high and ought to be reduced, but the problem of excessive laxntioii is not goiut; to be solved by wrong ideas as to its nature. Uccent investigation of the situation in Mississippi county developed Hie rather surprising fad thai .the cost of our own couiHy government, ;tc- counts for only 13 per cent of the tax bill assessed against real and per- s'onal 'property in the county. The stute yets nearly as large an amount, the St. Francis levee district gels, more, and other improvement districts get nearly three times as much. ,. The state, besides taking nearly as much of the general property lax as decs the county, also collects income tax, corporation franchise tax, cigarette lax, slot machine tax, severance tax, malt syrup tax, auto license tax, gasoline tax, and goodness knows how many other taxes. These v facts are cited not because any. • sound planvfor . r«!uniij> the cost of Vl county government flionld not receive attention and action. It should. But we should not. permit the uproar about the cost of county government to blind ns to the situation as respects other departments of government. As a 'matter of fact, despite certain seeming extravagances, it strikes us that the service the taxpayers of this county receive JYom their county government . and its 'agencies conies mighty cheap in comparison to what they pay, for ex" ample, the St. Francis levee district and • the state of Arkansas. Benefit From Cold H is, as everyone \vlm 1ms read (ho old copy book maxims luiow.s, un ill wind that blows noljwly any good. Expiring winter recently caim; to life and struck most of tlie middle west with a severe and exlcmlo:t dose of cold ycutlicr. This w;ts unpleasant OUT OUR WAY for practically everybody, and much more than that for u few. But for tiie coal ; miners of Illinois it was a lucky break. More than 5000 miners got full-time jobs as a result of the .sudden cold snap. The icy blunt,-: that made oilier citizens mutter uncomplimentary things about the weather mm) meant full pay checks ,'igain for men. Brainy Children The exceptionally brainy child is bUter-looldng Hum .other children and tends to be a good deal taller, stronger and heavier. This is the conclusion reached by a survey made at Columbia University recently, where tome fib' gifted young- •stcrs wove painstakingly examined. Doubtless the Columbia experts could produce, statistics to buttress their claim. But it is miwinjrly easy to think of famous men who must have been striking exception.-'. There were, for instance, Sloinmol/,, the crippled dwarf; Lincoln, one of (lie ugliest men who ever lived; Stonewall Jackson, awk- wai.J, clumsy and almost giolesipie; Roosevelt, sickly and puny; Napoleon, far below normal height; Lenin, thin and wixencd—but why go on? The list could be a long one. The rule can hardly bo an. iron-clad one. Financial measures v^iidi the United blrucs liuve taken were wisely conceived am! may per- Jmps prove beneficial not only to dial great country but 'to the entire- world. —Neville Chamberlnln, British chancellor of Ihc exchequer. * * * In the imls cunfionling the local governments and the- necessity of restoring public fcnflilcncc In our revenue ullnirs, there is tt challenge and a civic duty which no one has u right to ignore. —J. L. jncoos, new e/ridency expert for Ihc city of Chicago. * * * Prohibition produce* u vicious spiral, with the bootlegger nL. the top and the taxpayer at the bottom. —Attorney General Gilbert Bellman of Ohio. ^ • ;•• * .-.* * • I know now why (here are so ninny pretty gals in New York. All the ugly ones are In college Ix'iinly ronlrsts. —James Montgomery Flagg. iiftlsl. * « * The government's hand is In our pockets nil the Itmr, its eye is upon our every activity, iirxi it seeks lo lay hare our innermost thoughts. —Governor Albert c. Rllcliic of Miiryliinil. * * * If the sales lax prevails, U will be the tore- runner of a retail gross sales lux nnd the burden will full largely on the very .|icop! c least prepared to stand it. —Senator Kenneth Mc- Kcllnr of Tennessee. * * * Sonic of our Eu-c»!lCrl public spirited citizens are paying young B lr!s 51 a. dny (or long Hours in poorly ventilated swcal shops. — Jake- Cohen, president Memphis, Tcnn., Trades Council. * * * We .caimat detail gangdom as long as we liav c llu- cishlcr-nlli nmemlmcnl nml the Vol- slcart ncl. —Colonel Robert I. Randolph, president. Chicago Chamber of Commerce. ' * * * The (inc spiril of patriotic: nonpnrlisnnsiilp iin Congress) is, I know, appreciated by Ihc whole ronntry. —President Herbert Hoover. ^BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.V COURIER NEWS SIDE GLANCES, By George dark By Williams . Bid __ PUT VOOR OM VOOR Hip, THIS , TO GeT PROPER DlSTAMCE _ TW RDIFC ._IMG.AN oo THAT \ ROOM 'rt> TUC3K1 I JO l-OPTH, isj I Ti-v DOiu<=> s/\ <1\ AlMT CHAMGEO SVWC6 ' ^ "That's the beauty of a sea voyage on this line You never know you're on a ship." Minor Auto Crash Causes Directly Related to Health KMTOR'S NOTE: This is (he tlrsl a (wo articles by Dr. Fbhbein on the dancer of driving an aalo- mobile. : • I1V DR. MORRIS FISHBEIN Filifnr, Journal of Ihe American Medical Association, and of Hy- Rcla, the Health Magaxine One of the large divisions of the British Medlcnl Asociation recently nsrofnbled to pay special at- .cnllon to tho danger of motoring. Molnring In Britain Is not what it s In this country. Since cars are :axeil by horsepower, they are not jiiilt to go as fast as tliey do in .his country. ;' Furthermore, it Is the custom in England to drive on the wrong side of the slrect, that is, wrong so /alas \ve arc concerned. j The introduction of new nm- chiiK'.s brings new liazards to hu- nmii life. The motor car lias irouglit hazards so serioiw that 11 s rc.jlnnlng to be placed aimni; the leading causes of death. In opening consideration of this sub- icct, Dr. Zachery Cope said that most of the minor mischiefs of motoiing were closely rolaled to iiicdlclnr, and the major mischiefs to surgery. Without doubl, tlie noise nnd vl- ;bi«tion of Ihe motor cars 'Is' not a , healthful factor in human'-life j The constant • drumming in' the i human ear means constant stimuli jto a sensitive organ. ••. : : . I Much attention JIM Moii given la the iKisslbility of poiaihing from j motor exhaust gas both to those i in the car and, to tho«« on the street. .Long exposure .,tp:l.qw concentrations of:carborl;.wfenpxiai : in motor exhaust g'-'-' ncsa, headache, l -. One British doctor e the common occurrence : ln' women of what is called "sh6ppinj"'-riead- nchc. which Dr.. Cope -believes Is probably due to the loxlc effects, of carbon monoxide derived from pal- luted air which In sultry summer weather Is kept close to the ground. All sorts of suggestions havo been developed for getting rid of the menace o f exhaust gas, varying from a special exhaust pipe that will release the gas high in .the'alr to sp*fal devices for, adequately ventilating cars and buses. In narrow streets bordered . by extremely high buildings, .the concentration of monoxide gas at ths street level becomes exceedingly great. 1932 Great Ye'ai* in Career of "Uncle" George Norris U>- RODNEY DIITCIIKR NEA Sen-ice Writer WASHINGTON.—Senator George W. Norris of Nebraska, foremost l»litical independent In American public life. Is the hero of one of the most extraordinary sinyleluind- ed leglslnlivc accomplishments ever achieved. With the Norris Lnmc Duck amendment'til last passed anil on its way lo state ratification aiirt Insertion in the Constllutlon. the Norris anti-Injunction lau- passed by enormous majorities and HID Norris Muscle Shoals bill up ajjin under tmnsnnlly favorable ciTcuni- stauccs, this is certainly Uncle George's big year and no other ir.cmbcr is oifcring him anv coiiip^- tition. They are almost exclusively Narris measures. Others Mass KIForls. Previous constitutional ;i:nr:-d- mcnls—those for prohlhitlo:; ;in i \vcmau sullragc, for lnstancc-;-j v e bccii put over by mass acttcn a:id Iirop^gnnrla cf strong groups (i>c names of members of Congrr:^ ^. Inched lo the legislation lx-i : -, g merely those of Ihc men who ;->n,. scrcd it. But nov.- one man's rflor;«, .i rc ch.uiglng the Constilulioii. .Vj.-ns hammered away year after j.'ar. lighling for a thing tint vis enviously right—making Co:-,;rcss more quickly responsive to ;rp.. ; ij r will and destroying Ihc evil 0 ; Ihe "lame duck'' system. He made the Senate ji.n-, his rcsoliillon repeatedly, uj.k rr|v,.. crtiy balked by the adir.i;mtrit;.-,n House machine and finally. »-•- , n;w set-up in Ihc Ilous?. ,v,,, ,. ' through in this session. A cr. ; ;<.j_ tullonal amendment Ls cV.:-.,-;.,;,. a major piece of leglslalion. b,:i'-- ne olher Norris measures r.-av'ho ranked as of equal impor;ai k: ' " A Hearty Blow for Ijbor. No heartier blow «as r.vr ,•-•,.* by Congress for the rlglus.,; ^'.!.'. lean labor than M-hcn i: .)...^,,-,|"'.'J" Antl-InJunclion bill by \o;-,V,j,!^ were nearly unanimous ",- ",'"', Houses. " •" That measure destroys ti:r -,-, of controlled or prejudice--; -'7,, -••^rs lo lielii employers break up strikes by drastic legal assaulls.on slrik- crs, declares labor's right to organize and bargain collectively as a public policy, outlaws the "yellow dog contract" which ' forbids em- ployes to Join unions and provides for jury Irials in contempt cases. Various anti-injunction bills were Introduced over a period of years, but labor leaders and members of Congress disagreed among them- Announccmentfi Tlie Courier News nas mien authorized to announce the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary, August 9. F*r Cnnnlj Judge ZAL B. HARRISON (tor 2nd term) For Sheriff ROLAND OREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON Ctmlj Treasurer W. W. HOLLIPETER (tor Jni term) Clrnlt Court Clerk R. L. "BILLY" QAINE? (for 2nd term! Co»»y and Probate Oetk W. H. TJOC" SCARBORO MRS. JOHN LON-o (Re-Hectlon) MISS CAREY WOODBURN Ftt Counlj Aswuor JOE 8. DILLAHUNTY (for lad fenn) CTTT ELECTION Twadajr, April 5 City Cktk 8. 0. CRA1C3 (for re-election) HERMAN CROSS JOE W. ALEXANDER OSCAR ALEXANDER Fot Municipal J«^ OEOROE W. BARHAM IVY W. CRAWTORD C. A. F« City Attorney SAM MANATT F«r AWtrman, 1st Wzrd 0. H. GREAR L. O. "PETE" THOMPSON For Alderman, 2nd Wart S, H. EASTBURH wives over the provisions which were necessary or most detlrable. About four years ago, Norris, as chairman of tile Senate Judiciary Committee, look Uiat legislation under his own personal wing and began to iron out differences. More and more tsetii were put Into his bill u time went on and it was as a Norrbj propoaal that Jt went out on the floor* of the two chambers to victory, ^though the HOUMJ bill had a difference or two which remained to be ironed out in con- ferenc*. A complete Muscle Shoals victory will be more difficult because of the likelihood of anolher Hoover veto for the Norris government operation plan and the doubt whether it could be passed over that veto by the requisite two-thirds majorities.' Another Shoals Bill. But Norris unquestionably will continue to be victorious in his long cattle to keep the Shoals development from the power companies. In this session he has continued to demand in his bill that the government retain' the project, that provisions be made for transmission lines for power, that sif»- guards be stringratly erected whic'h will prevent the "power trust" from grabbing the plant under guiw of wishing to make fertilizer for farmers and thai states, counties and '" '- ••'- surplus pre A Norris Muscle Shoals bill is r " so "* b l y !Ure (0 P^a again. Tim old admltiislratlon House machlns usually opposed all measures sponsored by the veteran Ncbraikazi progressive, but Democratic Speak" J ? C .'S. aarner has been a supporter of the Muscle' Shoals bill The measure ranks In importance with Ihe !^ me oa ck amendment and the Anti-Injunction 'bill because it involves'-the pro'mis" of cheaper electricity for consumers and the important Issue of covern- mcnt operation. b«"-rn GERMANS SEIZE PROrERTY On March J«, l»ig, the German government announced the confiscation of all American property In Germany in reprisal for the rejzure of German property in the United Stales. Belgian troops repulsed heavy German raids in the region of Dixmitd". The British advance in Palestine was continued, several additional towns beitig captured. Fighting between Armenian and Turkish troops was reported from Armenia. Artillery bombardments from German guns on the Vi-/stern front became general. This was taken as an effort to screen the movement of German troops for a ma- FRIDAY, MARCH 18. 1932 CHURCH EXCUSES G*«r|( My ton-in-law and hired man it times act with almost human Intelligence. They started going to church and paying in considerable ipt ney. They told me, confidentially, that by doinj this they would soon be aske'd to take part in the activities of the church and exacted to be put on Ilia church board (and If they don't get cold feet on the paying they will make Now, a man cf my ability and knowledge could do this without pulling cut any money (that Is If tho preacher of that church could see and recognize my ability). If every church in the roun- try had Just cne man like me there would be quite a different story lo tell. W;th Ihc churches so it is with our country; if Mr. Hoover had only one man of my ability and knowledge he could do away with all his commissions, he could lake me and en« good office boy, >nd long before 'time for holding his convention he could have every man employed, or at least Batls- ried. I told my tfln-in-law arid hired man Just the ether day, that If Mr. Hoover didn't do something toon the mortgage holders *-ouH socn have everything In the country sg!d but our confidence In him and the grand old parly. jor offifislvc expected to Iwgln within a week. Fcri to Be KvMorrd NIAGARA FALLS, New York, (U I 1 ) — IltMornUcn of Fort Ni. asnrn, which llrsl sheltered the French soldiers, then Uic British, and llnally HID Uoiillnentnlii, prior to and during ihu Revolutionary War, is uclnn curried oul. It U exrcctw! thiit by iimiincr the project will bo compiled. OF AM, British and Quriimn psyclilt; researchers. It Is reported, uro trying to change a. nanny gout Into a beautiful maiden by means of a 15lh ccnlury witch formula. Xtra Life "tr&G Now comes the greatest advance in chick feeding since the discovery of vitamins.. It is ingredient X - - - the secret process of synchronizing protein ingredients. It was'discovered by Purina Mills. It is found only in I'arinu Startena and Purina Growena. Ingredient X g'ives extra livability - - - extra growth - - - more chicka alive and more vigorous chicks. All in Purina Startena at no extra coat. Feed your chicks Startena. Come in. We have a fresh supply. Startena - Lay Chow - Hen Chow Baby Chick Chow - Egg Chowder Cow Chow G. HJ Blytheville, Ark. 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-cars, 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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