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April 2, 1932

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 2, 1932
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS . THI OODRDR NEWS CO., PU C. R. BABCOCK. Edtvw H. W. HAINF^, AOrtmunj Sole N»U6ntl AdVcrtUBi* H*presuiUUve«: ' Arkantti D«lll*v nc, New York. Chicago, Xroii, St. UMlt, Caliu, Kansu City, UtUt Sock. • „ Publtoed Evetv Altemooa Bjiccpt swiday. •ntf red ' u second claw mailer at die ixnt ifflre at Blythevlllo, Arkansas, , under act o.' Congress October 0, 1017. 6<rvca try trie United Press ~" 6UBSCKIJT10N KATKS By carrier iJi the city of Blyttcvtlle, 15o per c«k or ffi.50 PT year In advance. By mill within a radius ot SO miles, $3.00 per yew. JIM for six months, 85c tor lhr?e months; bv m»ll In ]>ostal tones two lo six. Inclusive, t6JM per year, 111 zones seven and eight. tlO.OO p*r year, payable la advance. Trajjic Tags and Bank Holdups One of llic odd siiisU's of tin; rccwit $200,000 Minneupolw toml; holdup illustrates perfectly tin; Uingli'il priil)- loni which this ci>mi>lic;itul ;iij(: liiis tossed in tlii> laps of Hit: imlii-c. Armed heavily u)i»ii};li to iv.-rmblo a World Win- trench midiiiK si|iiad, the bandits boldly inarched into a lianU i" a Inisy suction of Uic city, in broa:! daylight, hi'ld up tlui '.'A puople \vliu wore in the lunik, and (jot away with thoir loot umiiolc.slcci. Meanwhile, less than ;i Itloi-k away, two policemen who mitfhl luivn douu something lo .slop then; were peacefully pulling traffic tickets on improperly purkctl aiilomobiles, in blissful ignorance. o£ tlic holdup. Tin's, (if course, does not mean UiaL the iioliccmen were asleep. They were doing precisely what they had been paid to do. Guardians of law and order, they were devoting themselves to the •dreary, ucvcr.-cnding job of seeing to it that a big city's tnilfic didn't tie itself into hard knots. As n result, the bandits who went out lo commit an insolently bold robbery got a'wny unmolested. Thiil is the sort of lliing the police in every cily are up against nowadays. A irolice department exists primarily to protect the lives and properly of the citizens. Keeping 'down crime is its "•first fails in thut^iV.Tails 'to justify ils existence. lint we have permitted our cily civ- ilix.itiun to grow .so couiplKviiwl lli.-it the police often lind the war on ei-imu ii relafivuly minor part of their .-clied- •nle. They liavc tnili'io (o .superintend — a inaii'.s-?iy.«l job in itself. They have » host of minor city ordinances lo enforce. They 'must also keep dowri boollcsruing, cheek n]> on jcamblcrs, sec to it that street peddlers have license.-;, cast an occasional eye at theatrical performances, look for missing persons, and so on. They are too busy with llieir incidental jobs to give llm war un crime the attention lhat it must have. Who the Fakir Fool The Indian fakir who jrot |,i, s mime in the papers tiny oilier day when ho swidlawed a quart of acidly poison BLYTHKVILLE. (AHK.V COURIER NEWS and ale a liniuiful of broken glass, in the fond belief that because of his saintlinm they would not hurt him, seems to have been more like ordinary mortals than bo thought. At aii3' rate, hu very speedily died, and proved (|tiite conclusively (hut the: llc-h of an Indiiin mystic in MO Itss vulnerable than tluil of anyone Hul hhi case is interesting for tho sinipji- I'l'dsim that it shells a revealing light on tin; mental attitude that those wonder-workers often have. This man, (juile obviously, was perfectly sincere in his 'magical pone; and more charlatans possess that kind of sincer- ily than we usually suppose. • The wonder-worker usually deludes himself before he deludes anyone else, ilo may be an utter fraud, but he is seldom a hyixicrile. He is his own believer. A Neu) Idea on Congress Nowlim I). IJaker'ti n:renl Migges- lion th.-a. Congress he kept in session permanently, fxctpt fin- (i.-mpiirary recesses to provide the members with brief vacations, is not quite as sfart- ling as it sound.-, when you slop to think about it. Congress, al'ler all, is nothing on nivlli Iml the inslrumunt ihfongh which the ordinary citizens can express Ihoir feelings and control their government. Why .shouldn't it be oil the job all the lime? Isn't lhal in line will] Irne democratic |»riiic. ; |)k'.sV Nothing IK, .odder than the 1 way in which ucrlai/i interests, in recent year- 1 , have Iried (o make people believe llial the country' is better off when Congress is adjourned. Mr. Baker's proposal may help us to realize how absurd that theory really is H must be realized lhat there is no longer any such thins as frown credit. It Is simply lost money. — Foreign Minister MarlnkoviU-h o: JiiKO-Slnvln. * * * A (ynlf>" nlnj'ir is not able lo control cither the dlrecllcu or (he, destination of n soil bull driven by him. — 1-Tom n iiiling of (be Kentucky Court of rtppculs. * * * We have' learned that ih c false gm \ s 0 ( our Ideals, size nml speed, liavo proved uovvcrlDis to help us. -Myron C. Taylor, chairman of the boartl, U. S. Steel Curparnlion. * * * Wo lave now n siluallon in which a third ot Ibu Si-imlc, reprMcnllng n lentil of Hie iJopnh- tion of the Unilcd Stall's, mitt laracly guided am! puverurd by .scctioiul consiik-rallon. cnn veto iiny Irealy which this government may seek to make with (lie rest, of lhc> world. —Newton D. linker, secretary of war b'metcr President. Wilson. * * t Failure to meet ran- deficits will inevitably precipitate Ibe nllliilrauiil i:f a iiiiioiinl of lorcign credits in thi.s conniry. — .Siliin n. Slrcuvn, president, United Slates chamber of H i.s uij' <lesli i c tu hrini; th L . tax ^nh>lituto^ b^tnri 1 the Honse us iiulckly as pic-siu'e aiul to lake them lip there before wo arc ncntlcd wilh tclet'iiinis frnm those nftcck-d. — c»n- yiVijmiui Charles Crisp, rhiilrinnu of ilij Ways .iiui Means CoininUtec. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark •> IM2EyKEA5IIIVM.I»C. KC8. U. 3. MT. OfF "\Vc show this model only to a few customers." Use of Iodine in Goiters Cases Important Advance in Medicine lly nil. MQltRlS FISJIBEI.N Edllur, Journal of the American Medical Association, anil of Ily- sela, thi> HraUh Magazine 'Hie last, 25 years Imve seen great sclcnlilic advance in the attempt to overcome eollcr. that swelling of the lliraiil which is associated with cnlnrgmcnt of the thyroid gland, nud which sometimes gives rise to n series of symptoms serious to health and menacing life itself. Probably (he most significant development is the discovery of the nlliicticc of Iodine deficiency en the causation of the simple swelling of tlie gland. .Although there arc discrepancies in some of the obscrva- oiis, the fact remains that, in gen- ral, the incidence of yoiter in any oimmmity nn be greatly reduced y Ihe resiilnr giving of small doses f iodine. This fact has been well stnblisheil. ItluT Factors Involved There are, of course, other factors 'hlcli enter in ami which modify le response to the giving of iodine. 'liiis the question of dosage filters ito the picture. The deficiency of odine may be absoluteVr relative. some areas much larger dosages Iodine arc dcqnlied than In oth- r». When a person develops a goiter •ho has been receiving regularly lie recognized protective dose of idine careful investigation k nec- ssary lo determine whether his enroll body condition includes oth- r factors which have caused the odine treatment to fail. The constant taKng of overdoses OUT OUR WAY By Williams OUTS'OH TO FvGHT OUT, HOLD T.'lt -AM A COOPU& O' GUVS AV.OMG- PER JUDGES. TO 0>ET T(-\' \VI-1QL5. OUT . SO TH' 8OCU O' Ti-l' of iodine may stimulate glandular action lo such an extent that the Dcrson sutlers from symptoms of liypcrthrrotdlsm. These symptoms Include loss of weight, rapid heart and nervous irritability, symptoms which liuvc also been observed among women who have taken thyroid glnnd substances to cause reduction of weight. . It hns been established that the danger Is negligible when the dose of iodine is so small that the total amount taken daily does not exceed the amount taken dally by people who live in districts where goiter is infrequent and who get their iodine regularly in food and water. * * » Nations Differ An international conference on eoitcr was held not long ago in Switzerland and special consideration was given to the taking of iodine In the form of salt to which iodine has been added. In Switzerland tire official preparation used contains one part of potassium iodine in 200,000 parts of salt. In Italy, twice as much iodide is used, and in the United States the proportion is approximately one part in 501)0. it has been found that soafish contain abundant amounts ot this substance and the provision of. a diet which contains large amounts of scafish Is useful in .supplying necessary iodine. Of course, the possibility remains thnt-pcrsons who do not need tile iodine may get regular doses of it through tile table use of iodized salt and thus be stimulated to symptoms of hyperthyroidism. SATURDAY. APRIL '2. .'l9«2 BEHIND THE SCENES IN WITM RODNPy i)\ , m n >.»»rM»». J(y IIODNKV l>l)TCIIKR NEA Scriice Writer WASHINGTON - A fiiiid.imciilnl actor in Democratic-, presidential willies, which explains Ihc present trend and is likely to explain l:e result of th« convention con- esl. Is the contrast between the strength of Governor llooscvclfs losillcn and the weakness of the wsitiou of Al Smith. There ii rome question whether Smith's candidacy should be called candidacy at all. JJul. wliatcwr t is. it Is sup;»s:<l lo |j; tic back»no of the movement lo "stop Roosevelt" anil if ii s^s to the l»int ot collapse the "stoii-Hoosc- volt" movement will collapse alons with it. Tlie apparent strength of' the Roosevelt position as conjured with the weakness of tr.c Smith position stems nil the more remarkable ou yon itr.ill their rrsrKrllvc positions four years ago. Smilh was Ihc lair-haiTcd hero of Democracy and Kooscvoll was tr.e nice fellow who had the privilege of placing mm m nomination at the convention. llnw Times Have ('h.inscil But today— Itoosrvcll ui 50 lar in the lead as a contender for the nomination Umi, he is not certain of victory, tin cut' ci$c is mere than mentioned ns a serious iinwiblllty If he rfces r.n; cnlcr the convention with a majority of delegates nr ciiousr, to p-.a hi,,, ovrr 01 , the rirst ballot, iie will a: lo.vt come very cle-^e to a majority and If h should lose the nomination J would certainly come urar dictating I liii' rmitiw! c.'-.olrc. j The rtlsiii;;uifhcd anal- l»^ who \v.'iv nnanimciis In re• it-:.i;:ons a few mcniihs aso (!:a», bmith would control tlie nomina- iicn have all lowed that tune out (nc viurfow. Ic's a Vote-Getlfr Roosevelt is governor of New I'ork and his party always looks o Mew York when it has a gove- tlrerc. He Is popu!»r wilh ihe voters, as was so well demonstrated In his 1930 re-election majority Of 750,000. For years he has been In contact with party leaders-he was once assistant secretary of tin navy and he has cultivated the contacts rather than let them lapse. He has always been progressive enough to apjwal lo Ihe more forward looking element of the parly no* and to provide a contrast wilh the political philosophy of President Hoover and most'oilier aspirants, His populnrlly extends through ill sections. He has few bitter enemies, \ One docs not mean to suggest Ihal Ihc masses o! valors are rising up spontaneously ( 0 demand Roosevelt, but his strength- Is spread over the-country and not sectional. The Name's Aflnclive His name is attractive to voters and, as a former government official and lately governor of the largest stale, he is experienced in large public affairs. Hi s general availability, from almost any slnrw'l- polnt, is obvious. There Is a debit sde of Ihe picture, of course, bin this summary, coupled with lli-> fact ttmt Democrats arc above all cls« anxious lo pick a winner, win |,eln explain why Roosevelt is marching along lo what looks more and more like victory. Al Smith, on tiie other hand has let himself lor plenty of criticism and a loss of prestige. He announced (hat he appreciated Ihe efforts of his fi lends lo elect Smith del-Rales, but has done or said lujth- Inf to indicate that he considers himself a candidate or hopes to win The result Is lhat while Smith's friends are ijcrmltted to use his name (hey arc very seriously handicapped in all their efforts by a widespread belief that Smith only entered the picture in order to lielp the movement to block Koo<cvell + • * tilt New Hampshire Case Whether . (his common attitude toward Smith is entirely fair is tw- sidc Ihc point, it represents n distinct comedown for Smith which is accentuated by such events as his defeat in the New Hampshire primary, In which Smith's name was entered after the leaders virtually had it rigged up for Roosevelt. And whenever the political stature of a rival leader such as Smith or Speaker Garner seems to diminish Roosevelt automatically looms lam-' er in proporiion. ==?= '- THIS CURIOUS WORLD * ONlte IsTHVOSOr* PAHANA, 1 AUtosT TWO AND ONE-HALF INCHES of= RA1H \ KU. IN THRE6 MINUTES. WS*R CURIOUS OiSiS^ WH(CH SERVE AS- A. British Rule Men's Hat Brims to Be Shorter LONDON', England, (UP) Fashion exerts predict that men's hats will be much shorter in the brim during the forthcoming spring and summer. Thousands already arc. being manufactured with the brim at Irast three-eighths of an inch shorter than last year. It is claimed that Ihc new fa<h- :on will: Eliminate the "ovcr-liatlc'liiKs" look; Conform with the modern clean- cut style of dress, and Make the hat lighter and moro comfortable. No bright color, or multi-colored ats nre suggested. Principal coi- rs will b c fawn, hazel, bro'.m iul light gray. Plane Ferry Planned For Isle of Wight RYDE. Isle of Wight. (UP)—An irplane passenger ferry across the Solent between the Isle of Wight "nd the mainland is expected to be nauguralcd in June, .\hilti-engincd aioou machines wilh a speed of 20 miles an hour will be used. It is proposed to construct an irdrome at Barnsicy Farm, near >erc. Accommodation also will be >rovi<lcd for about 20 private air- ilanes. Announcements TlK Courier news rns ticcn au- ihorized to announce the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary, August 9. For Frosfculinp Attorney DENVER L. DUDLEY For County Judge ,AL B. HARBISON (for 2nd term) For Sheriff ROLAND GREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON County Trcajnrrr W. W. HOLLIPETER (for 2nd. term) Circiit Court Clerk R. U "BII,LY" GAINES (for 2nd tcrnO County »rnl Frohalc Clerk W. H. "DOC* SCARBORO MRS. JOHN LONG (Re-election) MISS CAREY WOODBURN FRED. FLEEMAN For Coonty Aiwswr JOE S. DILLAHDNTY (for 2nd term) CITY EttCTlON Tncs<;»r. Apill 5 City Ckrk 8. C. CRA1Q (for ro-clecllonl JOE '.V. ALKXANDEU OSCAR ALEXANDER for Municipal Judjt GEORGE W. BABHAM WY W. CRAWFORD C. A. CONNINGHAM For Cily Attorney j SAM MANATT For Aldermin, lit Ward I G. H. GREAIl L. G. "PETE" THOMPSON For Alderman, 2nd Ward S. H. SASTBURN J, H. RONEY O'AENWENT. Wales, (1)1') — A anib born here had one head, our eyes, two faces, four front egs, four hind leys, two tails and wo cars. CHURCH EXCUSES =Bjr GMrte W. Jesus Christ, knew that he could safely say "On this rock 11 will build my chnreh and the gates of Hell shall not'prevail I anttinst U.- for ho had given bis lif c for the. salvation of rnan and he knciv that always llieic would be men who would stand by and protect his church. Jesus is looling to the Fathers «od Mother?, of the world lor the protection of th e cburch-SuixJiy | is a gOGcl time for you to start in. _Committee. Swedish Viking Graves Found in Ukraine STOCKHOLM. (UD-Graves of Swedish Vikings have been found near the town of Ccrnigov In the Ukraine, according- 10 the Swedish antiquarian, T. J. Arnc. in the magazine "Acta Archeologlca." In one of these ancient, graves has been found the skeleton of a Swedish Viking. On his left side lay the skeleton of a woman and on his right .the : warrior's horse and fidl trappings, weapons and a number of objects destined to serve him on his lasi journey. Anic . believes tliat, according to Viking custom, the woman either voluntarily followed the Viking to death, or was killed to provide him •with a companion into the unknown realm beyond the grave. A considerable number of graves have been examined and all boic unmistakable evidence of their Viking origin. Hupp Plans Entry For Motor Classic DETROIT, lUP)-H»i)p Motor Car Corporation hns announced that, it will enter a car under its oivn name in the 500-mile Indianapolis speed classic Decoration Day. It will be the first time in Its history that the company itself has cmored the race. Russell Snowbcrger, fourth ranking American race driver, will pilot the Hupmobile entry. Hnowberger finished eighth in the 1930 race and fourth last year. Hupmobile's announcement was (he first verification of repeated rumors lhat several motor manufacturers intend entering their own cars in the event. Beam of Light Controlled Phonognplj DETROIT, (UP)-By means of i photo-electric cell, John Bellam, Taylor, Schentctady, N. Y.; scientl 1st, demonstrated the creation ot "audible light" before a group, scientists here. JJL The New York scfentist, "-coal suiting engineer for the General Electric Company, used a' silenl phonograph and sensitive ; incanJ dsscent lamp to produce whit hel termed as "one of the newest -de-] velopments In electro-physical reJ search." In hts demonstration, i«jnn brought the music of a strihgedi Orchestra from the phonograph! and then silenced It by placing his hand between the lamp »n' the cell. ' . 'The, lamp," he said, "sent beam of light to a reflector, wh'icn in turn focused the light pulsa-. lions on the cell. The cell tran»-l lated the light into sound, repro-| duced and amplified by the phon-' ograph. Cape CorJders Pledge Selves to Roadside Beauty I • if HYAMNIS, Mass., (UP) - Oajiej Cod residents, both year-'roundl and summer colonists, are proudl of the region's roadsida beauty and! ils freedom from luiseemly signal and stands. I To impel a continuance of thlsl attitude, the following pledge-hasl been composed by James H. Tay-| Jor. state landscape supervisor, for! dislribution: ; I "I pledge allegiance to my road-J sfdes, and to the attention they I richly deserve; our treasure—im-1 provable—with blessing and beau-1 ty for all." • • - • -' UUK BOAKDUNG BOUSE VoU "fa -TAKE VQLi IlkS-TG MV «JOUl ,UiA|-r A ASK NttLJ TOR A -THAT CAME ~fo Me. WAS TROU MV I OR l-feAR-D O.F HIM -TfJlR-TV SEARS {—.He IS Vl£Re SAV , I MEUER l^AT? A FATHER IS, AM —I rlSARTJ ABQliT r(lM « VGii -T&LD MRS. M&T T)C> VoLJ VOAKil' ME

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