The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1932 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 23, 1932
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BLYTHEVILLK COURIER NEWS B OOURUB NKWB CO.. PUbUaXKKa ' O. R. BABCOCK. Editor B. W. HAINT^ Advertising Hunger Oak Mutton*! Advert bang Representatives: Jaiuaaa Dallies, toe., New York, Chicago, Mroli, St. UMii, Uliu, Kan5i4 city, Little PubUitwd Every AtU-'ntouu Sicept Siuidny. Kittred as second class matter at the port Ifllrt at Blylhevlllc, Arkansas, under act o* Cmiigiess October 9, 1817. Smea by ma Uniioi 1'rcsa SUBSCRIPTION KATtS By carrier In (lie city ol Blyt'ievlllc, IBc jwr week or M.50 pt-r jcac in advance. By null will!in a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per jr**r, $160 tor six months, 85c for three muiitlu; by mall In postal zones two to six. Inclusive, 16.50 per ycnr, in zones seven and eight, HO.OO per year, |>ayable in advance. Sign the Petition Petitions are now in circulation here and elsewhere in Arkansas io initiate an amendment ; to, (he slate con.-Utii- tion fur a new iipporliojipnonl of representation in Ihc tioncnil as«'mhlv. It .should receive tin; signature of every (|iiit!ilii?d voter of Mississippi county because its :idcj])liun will give (.lie people of flu's ,'itu! oilier thickly populated counties df llii! slate 1 what the general assembly lias refused Io give them: equal rcpvesunlalion in the state's legislative Imily with the people , of (he smaller counties. "i^ Us adoption will ^ive Mississippi county two voles in Ihc house of rep- I'L'Cientalivos, where it now liu^ one, and one Vole in the settale, where it now has a Ihml (if a vole. At times that increased I'CpnsenlaUoii may well prove the margin between victory and defeat for measures important to the welfare of the people of this county. The amtmliuenl does not increase the size of the house of representatives or Hie Vcniilc. In-fact it specifically prohibits any increase. 11 merely provides for apportionment of the membership of Hie two houses on a population biisis, which is no more than simple justice. It will meet opposition in sonic of the older, thinly populated counties" which have, been able to dominate the general assembly by virtue of (lie old, unfair apportionment. Their interests, in many cases, are no't.^pnr interests, and it is up Io us -lo iils'isf; iijjon"mir • rights. \Ve can gain our purpose by signing the .initiative petition, placing the amejufmetil oil [lie ballot, and by following thai up with a heavy vote lit life general election next November., Let it always be kept in mind, however, that two votes in the general assembly are better Own one vole if they are right, volt.-. H will avail us little to obtain fair representation if we fail to elect representatives who will serve the inteicKU of the people of this county, and none other. The Strange of Mr.Kreugtr Now that more liirlil 1 lias l,ecn vliccl on the tangled affair,; of Ivar Kreuger it is beginning to lie a liUL> easier Io understand why the rich "mulch king" killed himself. .Indeed, the suicide seems io in. the OUT OUR WAY \ .0110 action in Ihe whole liinjik'tl cliain (li.'d looks \OX'KK}, ,\\\ tin- in Iri- xarrc, (list)i'(lci'ctl, iv;i.-un!oH.s, \Vliy .should ijiit.' of the world's rich- cst and most jiowt'il'iil nii'ii I'm'sjo million* Di' doll.'irs u-pi'lh of Italian government siittirilius'.' \Vliy should Jic contrilnitu heitvily to inonaivhist IIIOVL>- niiiiils in Spsiin, to i''iiKcisi luoveniunls in {.iiTtnany.? Wlty .•slioiiM lie wl tliinir- into Mtifli ;i luix-up dial police invi'Kllcalioii is luokcd for in sin-li widely st'imraln! pLiccs us New Vnrk, lir-r- lin, 1'itris, Ainslvi'tlaiii anil (Iciievu'.' Is- Miens pi'i'lijijis, soDJclliiiif,' iiljotiL I lie imrsuit ol' Kivitt wealth ami ;;iv;it i-onniuTcinl power Unit hetr;iys n man .'(lid compels him Io delude himself vvlii-n- the uoiiii; jjctx [lill'icnlt? ClimhiiiK to Ihe top in the world of liliiincc is no joh I'm- tin.. »ver.-;(jiu>am- i.-ih. To reach the 1 jiusition dial Ivar Kivnjfi!!- ivarhcil one must, Jinvo ii lioundless conlidciifc in one'. 1 -! sell', ciniplul with a readiness to reach out for wliak'ver i|. is that one happuiis to iv:inl ivilhout worrying lun greatly ovei- Ihe ethical nicefies. Do (hut lim^ enough, anil evenhlaily you reach [he point at whioli your own will ;in<! your mni (iesire.x are' yon i-only law. Then, if had liu-k come.s, the Ktaiii; i, nil sel I'or a Ulanie crash like ilia I of K'icii|.rer'.s. Swedish in\-es[if;ato]-.-i have awerlcil tjial I'orncd Ilaliiin Innids with a lace value of nppniximuU-ly ^lOO.OOO.OUl) were traced U> the match kiiuj'.s ( | OL) f. Iniitjjiin; the. tiller iinpos.siliilily of lin- ally evadinif actwlioii in a swindle of that sixe, and you | laV e the measure "f tin's nuui's (leJusion. The (leleriniiRd pursuil .if 'monev, beyond the , ;f ji,,L at which one has uiioiifh to buy die freedom and leisure which money can provide, is an iljiiublc giiine. A dulwid*! like llial of ^rtiitfers is'ri samplu of ils final sijr- mliciincc. - . —Bruce Cation. ' Ih? Aiticrioin people are lit the political cross- reads. One way lies llir cerlnlnty of tour move yi-aiii o[ Ihe kind of l; o\vrnmenl vv!\icli bound | U cmi, ,,,,,1 J]1K ( ,,| ( |f, ( j j,, ^...3,,.^,,. » JlK , oilier way lies lh,. hop; of an overtaxed." 11V i i - BOU'i-ncd and inidi'remploycd pi-urih-. -Guvcr- nor Ailj.ll C. Hilctiii: of Muryluiiil. We liud llu- ri'deral gurvrinncnl huinlily lak- mi;, in Incuini- lax.vs. a 'cut" in u, L . ,, ru | Us uf cimiv. -Es-nou'i-nor James M. cox ol Ohio. * * * I 11111 in favor o! anything' Ural would help us collect our cfoicisn) debts. --Congressman William H. Uanklica-l of Alabama. « * « The proposal „! former Governur Smith is very complicated and apparently impracticable. — Ks-Oovernur limry Byrd of \'ir;;ini.i. * * * I haiv in my cclt.iv 2.75 per cent bn-r made niiuiM- war tinii! i:iohibition act, and I c .m vouch iic-rsoiiulLv that it i:; not intuxicalini;. — Coiu'ivwinau William H. m ; ,irord „( M,[- waukcc. . j'^'Si- « * » ' /' '. 4: A tnHake in (he choice u[ menus is less ivpic- hcn:.|l:lc Ilian ilc-iu.; nuthing.— l-ivsideni I'.iul vcn Illndenbiiri; ol Germany, * » » I hear mure . :m:l more talk of rL-voluiiun cveiy day. Men ds not talk or revolution idly. - Coni'jv.' Ji.irliu L. av.-et-ney of O.'no. Mellon's Daughter Nation's Social Envoy to Great Britain By Williamfi \ A voo A BLV.IE.PRIMT, Ife'S, Vvoni^iM'OR MOT- rr-s A \MORV^ SHEET, BoT |-T r .-\ER MA v/ BE A MATTRESS UMOER- ,T - A B\.VJE PR.MT gm£;^^a ^ I? ^f^SiA i y^^«KWf l ^w omnium NEWS SIDE GLANCES By George Clarfl "For a slciik t» melt m your month, sir, is SOMETHING —hut it's uol KVKHYTIIINO." .Mrs. David K. tile Bruce . . . as bhc appears .In a portrait by S»vety Surim;, nolnl Russian painter. liV .IIJI.IA Hl.AN.SHAKI) -VI.'A Service U'rilcr WASHINGTON. --American debs .mil MCial leaders who want to be lilted at the- Court ot 51. Jimies thi:. yi-nr will have, lo p:iss mu5t?r with u ^3-ycar-o!d yul. l-'cr. m tlic opinion of Wa.hir.c;- lon, when Ambaisiidcr "Andy" Mvi- lon iir.ii'juncc:! Iliat !'is dau»::'.cr, I Mr.-. K. E.V.O Unite, would Ire his dia'i-iiil hostess at. the ' ican ];:i;b.issy in Louclon, it mc.tnl i lie \\ould call on tier to help with all of liis mobl ticklish cipb- n.Uic :.( problems. None looms • Jarjjc-i- selecting 20 or so ! Aiiir-nr.m. lo be presented lo K;ng j CH-oria: .ui'.l Queen Mary at the lo'.ir cum:-. h:-l:t annually by ihe Il-jyal Kaniilv. U.-ii.illy n\ cr 1.000 aspirin:; Anu-r- K'.in^, a]i;iU. Girat pre-iMiie hum many quarters. Is brought to hjar on ;hi- Aini-ricai! ambassador who make:, tin- M'icflian. Former A:n- b.i.^aciui- L).i-Ac<> declared ?..uii:ir; tliii lii'. -A t i., ]nr, hardest pvoii[Em win'e in I.ondr.rjl It ruclrtstanihnt; of In- li-lMatin:Kil Snckil Di^tinilicns A'.i.-:a Meli-jn T3riice, accDidin^ to \Va>.!iin;::oinan;. is well li;t<-5 to ci,;).' wit'.: nny Mieh diicuima.. Born br.;li nw-:i-lr,okin? and wealth-,-, eri- ui-.ikd atn-o.Hl and here, when ,-,hc ^ only a rieb ot 13 file b.^nn p: Of-ici.nn u-,er l-.rr milhoiMire l,uh; iKime m UiLs city an:l <:-.i -r- tic.'i :J:e ck-c! of m:iny cou.-iti;:•.?. the knoa.s all nfcaiit in -o,d wli:-u- and who Miculd pi ; >; wlK'in In Mimcr aiul wiiieh ,v.-. s 0 1 (lipiu.-n.i:.-. io itivite ^it ihe f.uiic linn-, and .so ii.rth, ai-.i- is a strikuij; blonde. ptrU-.l- iy poi-cd. [•.ineiuir-. arid 111- diviiiii.i:. yiie tpeaks M-.i-ral ian-11- a s es liiienlly. i, ,, -ki::-! mu>ni.ui. u r.ile hor.->e\M'iii.iu. and held Ir.e icpiruuon of lr.",K Ui- brol <( sill in ihi- capnai'-; '-younger :d." \Vhrn ;.!ic- l«.m,.- W.L.hiug- lons joiniscil hu-tr. . |r, 19JI. she olkn was rd< ire:i to aa the 'Cabinets Princes;. 1 With all ihe p;i<e ot one torn to the pur- pic, young Alua Mellon nil-d t'i'h Tril: Gen. 13:5-15 The Inttrnallunal Uniform Kun**? School Lrs4«n • fur April 24. 'BY W.M. E. GII.ItOY, I). |J. Editor of The Concrcgdtloriulul No lesson itmld be more appropriate for study at the i>re«;nt hour than the story ol Ahvalmm's Ideal am] practice of • pracc In a distant, nge. In one section of the Blobe urnilcs arc In conflict, while In another Mellon-the reprcseiitn- tlvcs of »a!!o)is, Unit art iirnuv) militaristic rivalry ns ivavcr Iw- fore In history, arc met Io consider the possibility ol nroincrUng IJoacc Uiroiigli tlisannaiiienl. Ojic cannot consider this tc.':- son, and then view • (lie world, Mr'lllioiil reall/lni; how. the inmloni world widi its nrctcusc ol tirog- rcss, aixl its tendency, to disiii.c '.he past, still laijs far Iwliinil Ah- 'Hham and. otliei- [>real wers uiuj |irophe(.s of (h^i past wire had (lie vision of peace and (he during to iracticc it. 'lie Ktory or our lesson presents wllli iniich vividness exactly he sort, ol situaUon tlial Ihronsli the course of lilstory has made [or strife Ixlu'ccn [iidivilimls. ue- :wccu families, Ijctivcen connnnn- illes und lielwccn nalluns. The occasion ivas a question not only )f material Interest but of alkKcd •iBhts. In :i pislcral world the good )asti;res »iul (ho accessible walei'- ng places constituted (he highest )Oou. For these, men were ready o fight with their fellows, and tlcspitu tlic fiunily relnlionshlp between l,o(, and Aliraliam, the lerdsmcn of (he two men were inarrclinc over the best 'resiling iromids. It was iii this situation that Abraham ruse to the height uf( hat Eiibllinc devotion to peace' i-hlch constitutes him a pioneer' ind leaderfi to whom we may look I tor guidance in our own time. The Sad Plight of Al Smith Is Strange Political Story social positions as Carnival Queci ot Washington's Mardi Oras. In 1926, "America's richest girl." as she was called, feu in | ovc and married a blue-blooded Soullienijr. David K. Este Bruce, son of former Senator William Cabell Urucc. of UnlUmore. Md. Bruce, a 23-year-old lawyer-dipiojiiat, was apji vice-consul to Rome. Their Wrddiiij; a Capital Socicly Kvcnl On account of Ihe glamor thrown about the, rich life of this ,„....„ i;irl, her motore, her yachts, renal lurs. Blitterlng Jewels, opera boxes lavish entertainments, this cabinet man-Inge, created [he. sjrcalcst slii in official Wasliingloii of any niar- riasc since Alice Roosevelt married Nicholas I/mgivorlh. <.; o | t | cofTee wrvices. jeweled gifts and oilier cosily presents were • legion. There was much talk about Ailsa Mellon who had been mistress of the mansion which her millionaire father rented for somewhere around 520.000 a year being sure .she eor.-ld "live happily ever niter on her new husband's S2500 salary. But they o:i!j spent a few months in Rome, wl-.erc Alisa must have realized liow ( [jf. ferent il was to be only tlie wife of a vice-consul. On account of his wife's Ill-health, Bruce revirncd Since then they have been b.iek ir America where Ailsn again : her father's official hostess, her circle us before. She and her hurtcind luvc a rambling villa on the l-'rtnr-h'Hivl' era. where they spend SI , ln! lim! , Ihcy have divided (I-,, reu bstwe-i '"t CnpU«l and the various'other Mellon homes In Hortd.i Virelnla ami New York. Though (he American Ki has never had as yo-.,n e an officia hostess, certain n H a!s a i] la i i never has had one iKl'ter' able t. Si v ° V " ' l 1 * ili> * n ' CC *" a rl here |.l;at iKmdu,, omci^Ajm" w°! bo pleased with her. Tests wllli butterflies pro' cclor. and not the odor trs, attract them. ve tha- of flow. =WlEkKLY SUNDAY SCttOOL LESSON = ' ' ^ Abraham a Religious Pioneer "Let there be no strife." lie caid. "between your herdsmen and miiK." And Ihc sronjid of Ills appeal \v:is vi|ii:illy striking. "For," he said. " l>c brethren." 'I'o have c.xpi-essed all thnt in scjitiment. ivould hnve Ijccn very ]i!.?a.sant; but what would it have been worth if it had. liccn a mere pretense under whicli Abraham was determined (o grab (lie test for himself? 'IlKi real power and worth of Abiah^in's course lay in the fact that lie dared (o net in accordance wilh his inner vision and ideal. lie said (o Lot. "You make your choice. You so Io tlic right and I will no to (he lefl. or you lake the left and I will yo to Ih? right." Nothing could have beou more magnanimous or more complete in its conciliation. Lot responded, as Bjr ROOXEV Ijil-tCHL'it NBA Service IVriftr WASHINGTON -It's a sad thing hat has happened (o At Smith. Al probably can'l prevail), tlio lomlnatiou of Govcinor Franklin 3- Roosevelt, no matter ho\v' liard tries. But. even if he should giv2 he "stop Roosevelt" movement the limulus it so badly needs for suc- ess, Smith's iwsitlou will hardly any happier. . , , ". Old Al, the erstwhile, hero oi the lultiturtes, lias lost power, prestige ud popularity in his party. He is ichting toperately /or lie lias eft. But when tile voters and poli- icians choose delegates to the Dem- »ratic presidential convciitltfn tliey ualjy forget about Al.. ,. And. whether or iiol "A1--really manger" attitude, however, and tlic boys and girls who want harmony at all costs arc cither distressed or angry at his Iaclic5. • .If, assuming H'wscvelfs noiuina- iion. Al carries ills ennilly into the campaign he probably will experience the iaddrat period of liis life. From a politician's EtniidpoimV-aud Al b a politician—he would became a mere obstructionist, ,a,. deserter Irom the iraity . wliie!] nurtured liim. a man with a..libiiH Full of bitterness whn=e only success could lie In Ilic defeat of his own com- r.ities and tlic re-eleciion of the Hoover whom lie gave his test toward licking four years ago. The spectacle, in fact, is hard to ima"- ine. On [lie other hand, if Roosevelt earns sorely for that nomination, is elected, Smith will become jus* is must get- sorer every day at the I another DemocnU-not even a cV way in which tlie party is letting met member. him down. M In Kf Ousted . • : . is not only sore, but obviously •ontempluous. He sees the nomlna- 1011 going (o a man for whom he las small liking and apparently Jit- Ie respect. The man is not as big i man as Al is. He appears to have none of Al's fire, strength or courage. And (he man apparenlly is ;oing to oust Al as tlie party's lead- -r simply by virtue of possessing ;he job In which Al originally pul him. Roosevelt may have done Al a great favor to run for governor In 1928 so as to strengthen (lie national ticket In New York and it may have been hard to persuade him. But he did a far greater favor for himself and Smith really made him governor of -Vcw York. Now here is Roosevelt, (he probable nominee, about lo run in a year when most Democrats arc convinced (hat nearly any Democrat could win. i[ Smith, after nii brave fight in 1023 against " y reat odds, feels that he should again IK the party choice In 1332. with a chance (o wiu, no one can blame hi in. * t • The "N'0-Morc-Smitir Idea Uut it's another sad (act. that Roosevelt could never have attained his | present prcconvci;lb;i •strength had It not been for a widespread desire In Ihc party not to nominate Smith again-lhls year. Democrats through the south :m;| west, and to some extent the cast, determined to head -off any 1532 Smith movement and easily became sold on Roosevelt as the strong?..; other candidate in sight. Thciv compelling idea was lo pick a man who would win and such a mm. most of (hem felt, wouldn't be Smith, Inasmuch as the "no-morc-Suiii'i 1 itica was influenced almost entirely by AI's religion, Hie situation t>?'- comes more depressing than ever Irom the Smilh standpoint. Everybody wants lo ktmv.- | 10 ., V how far Smith, following his attack at Ihc Jefferson Day dinner, wilt go with his campaign airainsi Koojcvelt. He slill lias a real VCT- sonal following, although u mis dwindled more than anyone C.XJH *i- ed It would. And in combination with the eaUcrn anli-KooscieH leaders he may be able to cause considerable trouble before aiul during Ihc convention. A Sad Time for Al Mtny of his old supporters ire accusing him of a "dog-ln-u-.e. It is easy to sympathize with Democrats who would like a stronger, more impressive candidate than Roosevelt ami who feel that the parly has Even among the pro-Rooseveit politicians who were here recently, ihere seemed a surprising lack ot personal warmth would, by an utter failure to appreciate that magnanimity. He clmsc wJiat he considered the best country, leaving Abraharh to make the best of what was left. But how blind I,ot was in his eager self-Interest, and what dlra consequences came from his choice! He chose Ihc way (hat seemed to make for his own aggrandizement, but it was a way that led him to trouble and disaster. His choice brought . upon. Win the moral destruction of Ills family and the ruin of his career. On the other handfl Abraham with his temporary sacrifice went onward in the p.ith of uprightness, building more nobly and truly not only an earthly heritage, but also a place in the progress and welfare of mankind, arid in the permanent fame that the world accords ultimately to its great souls. bit of evidence that many Roosevelt delegations would not slick to witli him through much fire or water. But they're committed to him now. They think they., can win with him. And they're not disposed to listen to Al. Al.MES ATTACK ZEKBRtlGUF, On April 23, ''J9]8. iiic allies waged a. successful sea battle against tr.e German submarine'bases at Ze'e- bruggc and Ostend.' British naval forces, headed by Vice Commander Keyes, with the co-operation of French destroyers, succeeded in bottling up the'har- bor at Zcebrugge by sinking'thrae battleship hulks at the entrance: All three were loaded With" cement that became solid concrete bn contact with the water. .While the undertaking was highly successful, the allies lost" 50 officers and 538 men, '. At 'Ostend ' the attempt to cjoie the harbor was unsuccessful Two stiip hulks sunk in tlie water off the harbor were not effectively placed, and s.nother attempt was guard the governor and quite a I planned for a few weeks later. THIS CURIOUS WORLD - • IN FRANCEA Sow WAS Htoieeo F<TR IN HIS ooet WITH owttes PKTKINSOK, AOc , ANO K i« of \VS HEART. KAvf TELESCOPIC Mootos THAT fMgM CATCH te Andrew Jackson knew dial his opponent was one of the. best pistol shots in Tennessee, and iliat he. Jackson, uoiild be' hit first. Being an extremely thin man, he dressed himself in a large, luoac-fitliir; frock coal, hoping- that it would Dickinson as he aimed lor tlie hcait. The plan worked out jusl Uial way. Dickinson's btiltel went where he aimed, but Jackson's heart was .hot there. Only a rib was broken. In olden times it was quite (he custom to p-.mish animal) for crimes, fn France, a cow was convicted of murdering a child, and was hanged. Her six pigs were accused or beinj accomplices, bxitl were acqulutd because of lack ot evidence. \

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