The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1932 · Page 4
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PAGE FOlfe BLYTHEVILLB COUBIER NtWB TB* COURIXH NEWB CO., PUbUSKSRS • O. R. BABCOCK, Editor g. W, HAIBES, Advertising fcfc N»t!onil Advcrtisiiig representatives: ArUnut Dalies, lac., New York, Chicago, >trott, St. ixtti, Callts, Kansaj City, Uttlo fteck. Ev«y Atternoun 8i'iid»y. fcilered a* second class matter at llio post Wire at Blytlievllie, Arkansas, under act o.' Congress October 8, 1911. 6*rvea" by ttia Dniieo Press RATF.S By carrier in the city of Ulyu1evllle, ISc per reek or 15.50 per year In advniice. By mall within a radius or 60 miles, $3.00 per ye»r, »160 lor six months, 85c lor lhr?o months; by mall In posUl nones two to six, inclusive, 16.50 per year, In tones, seven and eight, 510.00 per year, payable iiv ndvanto. Wine. For Foreign Athletes Foreign athletes who :irc in tho Unilod Slnlcs <!urinj? Hie coining stiiu- iner to compcti! in f.lu; Olympic wmius ;>ro t'oing l(i liiive (o xlniin,'li' ;i!ciut on the .s;inu.' sort of diut thnl l!)o Unik'il States iilhlelcrt KL(. Proliibi- tiun AdmiinVfnitor \Votr.!vnol; hus inndo it clear tlutl tlm foivisiu-rs will mil be permitted to brini; 'lien- :iml winu iiloiij,'' will) flicni, ;i!l)ioii«)i in llit'ir oivn countries they itru iicciislomod ty'iisu those bevurnitcs while in tr.iinint;. This, to bc sure, doesn't make any especial difference to anyone—except, lH.r)iiip.s, to tho cllilclcs themsi.'lvus. Hut it does seem us. if some way miulit have been found whereby Lhc visitors could liavu liiitl their tnslomary ni('i;ii:;, witliout inidernniiiiiK the Amoricnn pni- liitiid'on slntctnre. The rnlinj; will create; a minor irnlntion th;it imj;ht liave been avoided. A Fojl-ProoJ Safely Valoe The prolonged, ucrinionious nnd un- scUliiijr row in tlio House of Hopvc- scnlalivcK over tliu salc.s lire was uu- quostionnbl.v ;i rlircfl reflection of «'i;!«- i^i'ead no;(.il:ir d^seuiitunt over II,e continued'dcin-cssioii.' •Tliat'.such a phrase SIR "souk tllu rich" should .have Ijccomu ko'inelhiiiK of n slogan for one faction:was almost inevitable;'so, top, was .Ihe'facl, that otic Jenffw finally-foil back rj'ir tailing 1 liis opponents Bolsheviks. .The whole business »io\v out of the sullen resentment .Tin] the aching desire .1'or sonic sort '.of: .'change which the depression has brought. And yet, even tlioiijrli the .spectacle' aiKl; its vonnntalioiif, pmy bc somewhat dismaying, it really is an excellent testimonial to the .strength nnd adap|.abi.lity "ofi the American sy.slern. oC •|»iAilai- • t'ovcniment. i ": When any large section of the populace, in any nation, gets the feeling that tilings arc going ]>vetty Ixitlly an:! that there are in the world crushing injustices which must he set right without delay, there are just t\v u thing:- it can do; it can tear up the cobblestones to make barricade.*, and indulge in anything.from a simple riot lo a genuine revolution, or it can egg on'its elected representatives u, i;ij. sc . ,., i,jt of cain in the national legislature. Where the second cotirsu of action is impossible, the lii-,t one j a t-orlain OUT OUR WAY to bc triwl. I5ut where it is easy to lake the .second course, the danger of extensive .street .lighting is so small thai yon can hardly see it with the naked eye. In the United Stales [he machinery of jjovcnnnwil, while it mny !K> clumsy, is at loa.'l responsive to the 'will of the people. It enables them lo take any sort of jiction they please, in lime.s of stress, without breaking things. In thai way it acts as a l'o:>l-prooi' safely valve. I'\tr about two ytais, now, tilings in tl:e United St«los have been acutely iiiK-omfortablc for a great many people. Hunger and want have been more prevalent thiin at any limn in dw.Tlcs. And what ha ; ; been the outstanding I'cstillV A sudcien, unexpected (lurry in Congress about the lunn which the next tax law is to take. Niilhini; could .show more tle.'ii'ly how microscopic the tlang<:i- of ri.voln- lionary violence in Hie United Stales really is. —lirtieu Cation. BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COUR1CT Puzzling Problem I'Vfink I'anletta is back in prison in West Virginia, availing execution for n murder lie committed away back in HIM. . In that year he was convicted and seiilciicul (o hang; bill he broke jail, went to I'eniisylvuniii, became a coal minor, married, and reared 1'onr children, ills past completely concealed. Just the other clay, however, the authorities discovered his iilcnlily, he was returned t o (lie Wy.sl Virginia prison, and his hanging was set for April 22. All of this raises once more the perplexing questiou about what should be done with escaped convicts who have managed tp reform and have- been leading respectable lives. This man seems to have been n useful citizen for some If, years. Of cbinve, lie has never atoned for his crime—but, does it seem quite i';,!,-, .,(. this date, to' drug, him back to the gallows? ' The aim of Japan is to colonize China but Hint is .,, ct wllliin Japan's powcis. J L con Trotsky, exiUxl Soviet lender. * * * - There arc only )2.<TJO rjcmnmnlsls in the United Slnlcs The dnn i; or lies in (he iact that, they nnh in trembler! water:;. '—Iicv. Dr. Hd- muiMl T(.- Walsh, vice .president. Georgetown University. t t t Tho Anti-snlc.on League will adhere to its previously iimnnni-crt position that a vote in favor o[ submitting iviwal U> (he stntcs would bo a wet \otc stud nciihci- legally nor lexically a vole for referendum. —1-\ Scott McBrldi', sujiennli'iidcnl. AiHi-Salcon Lenjue. * * * H we have an Andrew JacAsan for president "I l!i c United Stales sojui: lime. HI: will called II-.OM war debts. — Senator DuiKan u. FUitchur Of 1-loiLCKl. * * t The T/raty of Vcr..;ii!Ji:s was mm cf (lie u-orn hitci'tiational H'tlkmcnls ever made. --\v.liter Hmiciinaii. presiil.-nl. London Eoard nr Trade. By William; A A A A H i VMHADDA. VA SIDEGLANCES By George Clark le'bffldcar 7 '' 1 '' Padl0cke<1 Joc ' S ban ' Bonder what's Ihc tJC?l,\>'.\i^M_5, i -:^^^ J Physical Defects Prove JNo Handicap lo Many Workers I« person in full possession . 5 f. for wl.lcl, (Hoy are fitted Much IMils facultlM nrny have a rilfii- more is to be gained by placing the lit time finding work now, b;ii iwrson immediately in such a lob n^.r.lT 1 , 1 "^' 1 bl : T " la " '" tryln « " iln '" « ^I'-d^en ncss In slcht, hearing, by.lhj.jous with the Idea that he may be C - Uir disturbance have a mucli : serious problem, even in goal nies. . Wlicn 20 jier cent or all workers fe V.nemployeil. n much larger pcr- cnl.ige of handicapped workers !s K?ly. lo bc unemployed. It has ;cn miniated Hint there are In 1113 nited Stales nt bast l,OM.too workers who have handicaps. 'the handicapped worker hns .to linve highly specialized work. There are nmny occuirations that a or.c- lumert man can do satisfactorily, fell there nrc many olliers th.il only a man with two nrms CM Uo successfully. For example. Hie mctor car is a liiglily complicated machine. Ablitii man cannot run one becausa 1 he cannot see. A deaf man may drive, out inny have great trcublc in crowded trnrnc or when Iravc'uig at high spied: A man with one' leg off may be able lo drive n motor car satisfactorily, but « man with nn arm on" i It has been estimated (hat the largest, manufacturer of motor cars . in the United States employed at one lime 9000 handicapped : people These people were not'employed ori the bask that their employment was a clmrlly. They were employed because they could do their >jr« satisfactorily, and could earn th« money that was paid to them. Only proper placement in the position enabled them lo hold th» Jobs against the natural competition that cams from other permits equipped with all Ojefr physical forces. It is n mistake to attempt, to find lor handicapped persons new or strange occupations. More:than 80 Her cent of them can be -placed in Jobs In ordinary industries fo- which their handicap floes not disqualify iliein. Sometimes a little ex- <ra training may be necessary bill (hat can bc had in special schools or even in apprenticeships to the occupations which, 'they ultimately Corporation Lawyer Waging Onc-Man War Against Poverty America the way out. Frybergor started to write some magazine article*, which speedily grew to the Proportions of • hock. He took the material to several publishers, but My* h; found them too timid to issue such a frank discussion. Becm«e Dim Prtilsher Fryberger rented an office in New York, organized his own Advance Publishing Company, and put out the book himself. He called it "TJv Abolition of Poverty," and In ft incorporated his ideas and observations. He is still there, thin, gray-haired, dynamic and intensely busy. He l looks out over the city, fan- . . . s Htvts m Kg Business. f« 5 >' m »°l of capitalism, a,,< s if * ^ ° f re <*™»'g' He L nt ** cal!e<1 a B°lshe- because he j las theories about he decenlralizauoi, of.wealth. H ^ K«S to recall thai, his ancestral ground ) has ton pure Ameri ™ or more tlian two centuries ' ' But, his ™ .ea his one-man crusade is income for the last year ', aw practice was about $200 OC wns four thousand acres of i Minnesota and valuable oil prop«i« in !he west. But he says: tour per cent of .our population ' » PW <** ot our national "'- And that's wrong, even if 'Ppcn to be among the 4 per • I'd be happier if i could re- ays/' 1H hSVe t0 ' °"" of "hose FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 193: -r'nr a " ettl ' rs to '?•" v n • ^ 5lbcr « Cr » attempting to ailee his ideas. Tliesc are, brief- al a radical and intricate sys- of liutatlon is tho princiual , 7 1 " hcra more 11 "'» A survey he mad? reveals 0£ thls vlrtual «"- states ' statc 'f*asu It seems to me the churches should change their method ot holding services, or something. As I see it, the people generally ar3 Kot taking very much interest in church services. I've thought of a good plan, and it Is my intention Oppose Saks Tax •oiildliou- W iri 0(vs to i the full estate, on the theory that wives contribute to their husbands' success. He also would proleet the rights o£ adult heirs who actually have aided in creating fortunes. He \vants income taxes greatly ncreased in the uppar brackets, and 'the regulation ratr.cr than the abolition of stock exchanges." He is opposed to the sales tax. He.would outlaw Oie chain .sture, «nd the chain-store system in other kinds of business. "I believe >in big business." he declared, "and I don't car; how gr-jat a fortune any nun i s able lo pile Up for himself. The basic-principle of caoilallsm. as I see it. is ti:c reward of individual initiative. But that principle is violated at the outset, by any system that permits huge fortunes to pass into the hands of heirs who haven't earned them." (o go before as, many church man- ajers as 1 can find and tell them ot this wonderful plan. Of course like all plans, this one will cost "me money and I should to allowed a small commission I think R good way for me to handle' my part is for all (lie churches that adopt my plan, to give me a certain per cent on all the money the church collects-say about ten or fifteen per cent. I believe in being lair even with the churches, and as ,11115 is an entirely new idea I should really have a little extra for thinking up the plan. I'm so glad 1 thought of this, for I've always wanie^ to do something . for the churchcs-especially my own church -and this is the first, opportunity Ive had to do something bit- and worth while. And, I've always saM that, if I could not do tilings in n big way I simply would do iiotlil'r/ (Copyrighted.) • ,• BRUNSWICK, iflline. (UP1 — To insure that the American Has will fly over Bon'doin College r-ach school day. Edward p. Achorn, late member of the board oi overseers, left .a S1.500 iund. ]. lc «>• VAUI, HARRISON NKA Service \Vrili-r NEW YORK.- Fran an cm-; high up in one ot New York's lo-.v- ?riii!; bkyscraijers. Harrison E. Kry- ti-i'Kcr is waeitig a o:i?-inaii war "gainst the fiepresston. It is a curious situation—a npi- tsllstic lawyer who am:i-.-!:d a ior- :mie in minority slocl-.hsltlcri' litl- ['.alicii.s now slnnds ready au:i \nil- 'ng to sjsend every dime c'. his wealth in an effort to t-Mrct :1 re _ adjustment of the capitnlistu; SV s(cm. I'Vyborgcr's dctcnniti.it:on to do i'Niielliiiigr nUom povnty m (-, s richest of nations was Imrn oi a 'Irnmalic tragedy he wiin,^..--i iii Hie summer of J930. Fu:!i;-.-,:np a iar.ilion on Ihe Riviern hi- MT, - c '_ lurning to his home In Min,:,a |K) . lis. where he was a corpor.r.io:- la^-- >f.-. At South IJtnd. Ind.. .-, ;.-,;„•* vt>mai\ leaped in front of 1;:^Vjiii" Invostijntion revealed tha: .,; ; . l:i-rn ]icnniless nnd huncry. Brocdcd 'Ovrr Conditi.iiK I'tiring the remainder ,•: jmirnjy the attorney t:rc ; . •_ . Mh.it he Bad nern. Next (i.'.v . ; ^Ibre, associates found t:..-, «::.ibte to interest him in j; ; ,'. . ic.-s of the business, n-.-,' lecked himself in his priv.i:: . •'lot for morbid cnnieinp:-,-;.- tl.e woman's act, but. !o ;r, ;',' ajainst conditions liiat n:.i: • mon occurrences of such -.: ^,- "Tt'.c unwelcome u-;: v hrciight home to me." he w> altliounh this country | ,.;' . niciiey, more food and c'^!:.':. cfcr before, hundreds ct :':.:";.'i'i'd.' of nur citizens were brci:- -'-.^,'« undernourished and so b-c'-V-T "in morale that many of them '--;•'•,.. 'L ctcath," " So Frybcrger put his pr-.;-'-^ in the hands of sstonis'.-.eri .-,.-."".„" iocked his bachelor <Hi3rt.-:i-i,'j.'.' I'.eapolls, nnd began trai-f••"'.".'.••" n'.cnths ho wandcrcrt ?.;• " !'.. Uniled Slates an.i E-.ir.v^ ",. .""' e v!c\ylng manufacturers, j>.;'-.!"', r " finjuclers, men oii the $•-.",'."."{l Sl e'.nll:i Lcr.dcn'; del?, .\v.-' f ..:.. e i I'ticmnloymenl relict. Soviet Russia j Vienna's apartments for workers 1 He came bsck alarmed at th- j progress of communkm and con- j"nco<l that capitalism must mEBt I me |M-escnt sltuatiwi and show Announcements Tlso Courier news nas ueen au- thoiiMd to announce the follow- liig cantildactcs, subject to th« Democratic primary, August 0. Kor Connly Jiidjc ! ?;AL B. HAKBISON (lor 2nd term) For ShtrifT ROLAND GREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON County Treasurer W. W..HOLUPETER (f or 2lld term) I: nt '•'• ; re J Coort Cbrk R. L. "BILLY" ffor 2nd term) County ami rrolnfc clerk W. H. "DOC" SCARBORO MRS. JOHN LONG (Re-election) MISS CAKEY WOODBURN FRRD FLEEMAN For County Assessor JOE S. DILLAHUNTY <for 2nd ttrai) CITY ELECTION Tuesday, April 5 City Clerk S. c. CRAIG (for re-election) JOE W. ALEXANDER OSCAR ALEXANDER For Municipal Judge GEORGE W. BARHAM IVY W. CRAWFORD 0. A. C0NNINGHAM For City Attorney 3AM MAXATT For Alderman, 1st Ward G. H.'OREAR L. O. "PETE" THOMPSON For AUfemian, 2nd B. H. EASTBURJ; J, H. HONEY The Advertisements . . . . printed for your convenience Suppose all the advertisers in your favorite newspaper should stop advertising- for a week. • What inconvenience would result! How much telephoning- and shopping around to get the answers to such questions as: "What's playing at the downtown theaters? When will that new vacuum cleaner be on sale? Who is offering the bargains? Wnerc can I buy that dry shampoo Emily told me about? _ The answers to these questions, and to hundreds of similar ones that people ask every day, are news. Vital news. You're interested to learn who won yesterday s ball game. But you're really interested to learn that a certain store is selling a product you need for a price you can afford to pay. Furthermore, the advertisements save your time, for you can read them at home, away from the pushing crowds, and plan just what to buy and where to buy. And they save your money, by enabling you to adjust your needs to the limitations of your budget. In Ssnort, they are pocketbook editorials, condensing and interpreting for you the merchandise news of the day.

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