The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1934 · Page 4
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June 21, 1934

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK,) COURIER NEWS THE ELYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB OOURTJ91 NEWS CO, PUBUBHBU O. R. BABCOOK, Utter H. W. HAWBB, Advertliinf Sole Nation*] Advertising Arkuuu DkUhs, Inc., New York, Chlojo, Detroit, St. Louii, DalUs, IUWM City, UempbJi. Published Every Afternoon except Bundijr, Entered as second e)6sa matter it the post ofllco at D:ythevllle, Arkansas, under act o! Ccngreu, October 9, 1017. Scrvea DV ine TJnltea Pres» SUBSCRIPTION HATER By currier In tne Cily or mvtueville, 16c per ween or JG.50 per year in advance. By mall wuiiui R radius of 60 mile», »3.00 per year, JI.OU lor six rnonlu>, B&c for three monlh«; by mail HI podml zones two to fix, Inclusive, 16.50 per year, In zones seven tun< e!glit, I10.W pt-r year, (juyuble in advance. Gel Down to Cases The ilopu Star, comtncntiiit,' on • Howard Rood's oiieniiiK address al Pine HliiiT, rcnwrks thai his talk was "spec-ilk in criticism of Uie Fiilrcll ad- niinislration—but where it touched upon his own formula for mctliiiK the problems confronting the stale Ills speech was evasive and full of generalities." Noting Mi'. Heed's declaration that he will "support the Arkansas schools from kindergarten to university in any equitable movement for their relief, except 11 sales tax and a direct tax on properly," Ihe Slur wants to know where, then, he proposes lo lind the . revenue lo help them. 1 H is a reasonable question. Governor Futrell advocate's stale support of a free public school system through the eighth urmta. Mr. Heed goes him four grades beilei 1 . lie would have tlie Vtale provide J'tfi- -twelve grades. Bui neither oi' them is specific, on the rather important point of where the money is to come Ironi. 'ftiey will lull you that is a matter for the legislature to decide. But to the people who must pay the bills the soundness of either proposal depends pretty largely upon the possibility of raising the necessary money equitably and without imposing too severe lax burdens of any kind. No one can quarrel with the declaration that eight grades of free schooling Js the right of every Arkansas chiffff oWlrSl ft would Undesirable to make 12 grades available lo every child. But you don't get anywhere until you provide the money with v.'hich to do it. The governor and his opponent should both give attention to the practical details of their school proposals, so that when election day comes around the people will know what they are voting for. Here in Mississippi county, for example, we will want lo know whether we arc voting for better educational opportunities for our own children, or merely for the transfer lo other parts of the slate of tax . money that we pay and that is badly needed by our own schools. We have learned from sad experience that so- called "state aid" is a doubtful blessing. We have been sending dollars to Little Rock, and getting pennies in return, for a long time, and we don't want anv OUT OUR WA\ more of that. We know that the educational situation in Arkansas is in a pitiful state, but we are justly afraid of any proposal which will Uke away any of our already badly crippled ability to maintain our own schools on a decent plane in exchange for nebulous promises of state help. The Price, of Gas The Arkansas Gazelle, commenting on the attempts of a number of Tennessee and Arkansas towns to force down gasoline prices by establishing municipal. strvicc stations, points out that 7'Xi cents of the price per gallon is federal and slate lax, which doe.i not seem lo make a 21 y± cents per gallon retail price excessive when costs of crude oil production, relining, transportation and distribution, with reasonable profits to all concerned, are taken into consideration. That would be convincing were it not for the fact that in certain communities the gasoline companies themselves have seen fit to maintain much lower prices. We are not at all certain that Ul'/j cents a gallon is in il- stlf an unreasonably high price for gasoline in Blythcville, but we know there is something wrong when the same companies sell the same gasoline for 1 £>'/•; cents a gallon al points in this state only an hour's drive away. Arkansas Highways Two young men stopping olt In Hone Monilny on their llrat visit to Arknnsiis Iran tlie EnsL remarked: "Ytnir trunk hlRlnvay.s are Hie fastest ami the fliic.il In tlic United Slates." II [his were California you'd rend Just such a statement in the ncwsimpore—wlwlliur tlie tourist wild It or not. Hut in Arkansas the tonrLsi i.s allowed to *>|H.-ak lirsl. And wlint lie Fiiy.s Is straight from Hie licarl, miloucbcd by the propaganda pen of the publicity num. Muny Arkansas [Kiople i;o louring oulsidc this slate every summer. Many win nR"ln this year. Hut when lliey come buck home they lalk mostly of wlmt they l:ru p c -seen oil UteU" (ravels. I wonder whol they say nljotil the home stale while liicy arc actually abroad. 1 wonder if Artettiis' own iKojile ar« as cntliiulas'U: abroad as tlicsu boys were when |>ny!ni; their first visit In Hie heat ot a June day. Here's n suggestion,'If yon go on a'trip this summer: Tell Ihc other folks something aliout Arkansas' ne* highway system, that there are places on the Texarkaim-Mcmphls road with 25-nillu slralglilaways, iinrl lliat the state with the most miles of navigable river in tlic wliolc United States has rcplacct; every major ferry crossing witli a. cosily modern bridge. We've lulkcd so long nbout bonds and debts and gasoline taxes and politics thut it's time we got sonic dividends out of what is really one oi the great public conslruclion achievements ol the United Stales— the building ot a complete state highway system in Arkansas since 19L!7. - -Hope Star. THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1934 If they ever tell enough lies about Scnalor Hucy Long lo kick him out of tlie Senate, they'll kick him right into the While House. —The Rev. Gerald L. M. Smith of Shrcve- ix>vt, La. 1 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark CHURCH EXCUSES Bf O«*. W. THIS CURIOUS WORLD MS ::am Ferguson Mother says that she now rc- grcte tiial In her early life she (ailed to study tlie science of lip read- ' ins, she thinks that if she understood tills scientific language, If it may be called such, she could get the real meaning oj what Joe says to her. She thinks Ills words do not fully convey his meaning, that the movement ol his lips often retains a great part of the meaning of his words as spoken, Now just the otlic-r day. they were trying lo convince each other the fallacy of his and her position, she says his words .said plainly that to attempt to baptize without much water was not baptism, while his lii>s may have meant something entirely different. She thinks he really meant U> say that to baptize with practically no water would bo an act of the rankest foolishness. In my opinion, that if the mothers ami Joes oi the church would forget their differences and adopt the common cause Idea things would be much tetter. (Copyrighted.) 0£W PON05, BUILT ON TH6 DOWNS OF EN'JtAND, FURNISH A NEVER-FAILING SUPPLV OP DRINKING WATER. FOR SHEEP, EVEN THOUGH NO RAIN FALLS FOR MONTHS/ THE WATER LEVEL. IS BELIEVED TO BE /MAINTAINED By CONDENSATION OF ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE. SOUTH 6ENO, IND. UNDER WHICH LA SALLE DREW UPA TREATY WlfH THE INDIANS, IN 1681, STA/VO/MG. back Into yesterday, all within j. few minutes? "You see, in my work it's personal appearance that counts." Sun Draws Out Pigment and Freckles Arc the Result !IV lilt MOKKIS KISUIIK1N Editor, Jnurnal of thr American Medical AssrH-lallnn. and or lly- £<•!:<, tlic HiMltli Magazine In tlie'biimmcrtiine many a per- i son freckles, 'llie.w yellowish or brown- sli s]»ls ap|)C:ir chiefly on tlic cx- usert surfnccs, such ;is the lace, icck. forearm, anil hands, but willi sent an entirely different condi lion, that Is scientifically called cl!loasm». The coiiunon name for lhe.sc Is liver S|xits. Tliose sT>ols nrc iBiially associated bleaks forth with H crop of | with conditions allccting" the glands modern bnt!)iii(; suiUs »|i]K l ar on ley.s, back. Unfortmiiitcly. economists have studied the economic system as n whole almost as little ns Ihe business man. —John Maynard Kcyncs, noted Brillsh economist. Bv Williams I'M PUTTIN 1 HIM IN THIS V ' BOOT, TO GIVE HIM HIS '' J MEDICINE.' I DON'T WANT NO DRESSED UP WIMMIN HOLD1N' A DOG PER ME. --. TOO MUCH LIKE WRAPPIN'A WET FISH I TISSUE PAPER. 1 WHAT IWTH' WOR1-D —? be advent of bey may . niul chest. Tlie spots are due to depositing :if pigment from -the blood in the skin. Some persons are much more likely to have freckles than are others, apparently because they have a special sensitivity to sunlight. '1i\ many cases the freckles last throughout life, but in otliers they come and no with the seasons, fading with the onset of winter and reappearing again with Ihc fiim- llglil In tbe spring. As an indication of the fact that freckling represents a special tyi>e of sensitivity, it is well known tiiat some persons exposed to the sun will Invariably develop freckles, whereas others will merely form a deep coat of tan. • « * II i:; possible for persons working In tlic Ihcaler am! those to wrom freckling Is an liicitiiibrnncc. lo have the freckles removed by p>cp- aralions which peel the skin. It is also possible to cover the freckles with various crcums and ointments Most ]icop!c. however, will do well simply to lei them nlonc nnd to avoid direct sunight if the annoyance is too great. The quacks in tlie beauty field, lio promise that they can remove recktcs successfully, usually do us by applying caustic prepara- ons containing mercury, \vhlch lister the skin and cause it to -cl away Snch methods arc always danger- is because of the possibility of ifcclion and. second, because new rccklcs ivill come wr.cn new skin rows. Moreover, tire ultimate result iay b? a deeper and more per- istcnt spotting of tbe skin than xcnrrrd in Ihe first place. Sometimes yellow spots cccu: that such as Hie adrenal glands anri the sex glands, but may be due to al most any lyjw of disease \vh!ch din- orders tlie body's general function Hence, (he treatment involves a careful study of the condition of Ihe body as a whole, with a cor icction of any errors of diet and personal hygiene that can be ile- lermincd. Again, attempts are made sometimes to peel away llje skin from these spols. bill almost invariably- new spots develop and the results are seldom sufficiently permanent lo yield satisfaction. Early Film Baby Still on Job The Editor'i Letter Box . ».• »tau.i m-R". • HEROES ARE MADE- NOT (To the editor:) I herewith enclose you a clipping from the Arkansas Central Lender, of McCrory. Woodruff county. This clipping explains my poMtlon in refercnc; to the repeal of Ihc poll tax law. but f will say further that I feel that if tlie legislature wants to rclnin the iMill lax for school purposes that this would be all right, hut nmcnd [lie law so as to allow j)co- plp who are otherwise entitled to vole lo do so without a poll la.s receipt, but retain the provtsiour in the law forcing those who apply 'for privilege to hunt, ilsh nnd other privileges, before granting the same, to pay a poll x: now required. 93 cents of uacl dollar BOOS directly iulo the whoo fund and every citizen should be required lo pay this lax and tin Irglslalurc should enact some law forcing each citizen to meet tin obligation, as Jlic schools need the money and the property owner i i the only one who has or is fore , lo p.iy Ihls lax. while m | derive thr most benefit j schools pay no iax whatever, on- i ly when :*on\c olTice-sccking crook ; pays the tax for him in order to If you're wondering what happens lo tlieso movio "!«-; files" after they leave the baby stage, here's -.on 'answer. "V'nct Seabury, shown licre, was [nmuus as tlie "Blograph 7?aby"."22 years ago. Now, at 24, she's still Belting along nicely in films as im extra. A /MALLARD DUCK HAS NESTED EVERY VEAS. SINCE 1927 IN A BOX ON THE ROOF OF A BARN AT RAINBOWS END GA/W T REFUSE SHERIDAN COONTX NEBRASKA. ' * ' ~"^' In November, 1927, Mr. Keller, proprietor o( the Kainljow's End Game Refuge, placed a biological survey leg band on Ihc mallard which nested on top of his barn. Lasl year a band was added to Hie othi-r leg. and hunters are asked to report to the survey should they bring down Iliis famous bird. The numbers arc 555414 and AOIM1TO. NF.XT: Where ran an airr.laric IIy from today info Inniniron, or Anti-War Campaign Quotes MacDonaltl' t-'"-' BOII !spl wil i A. lU-ynnlds. if Ihcy iirr- an 1 ?.':led ; for [-ircnlalin^ lhr.sc oxlrat-ir; among inuT .sailors, their conn- ill subpoena Mr. MacDon:ild LONDON (Ul'i—Til-.- British "No ' and Invite him lo explain the ex- More Ware Movement." winch is "i't meaning of his unli-wiir fiflitiiHfJhc ponding Sedition Bill; sfKcchrs. anriouiicfs • lliat II'' pfdposps" to ; ...- clialleiiK'c the net by c-lrcnlatin; Aboul 7,500.000 tons ot sail Ls aiming Ihe solrtinrs and sailors :i • ]mnliirr<l each year in (lie United pamphlet consisting entirely ol ex-:Slates. ;«) per rent teimj oblniucd uarls from Ihc I'rinie Minister'.;; '''Gin o/iporation iif brines, either sprfchcs duriii!; (ho world war. natural or artificial. One of the extracts is fiinu a • - - • - -. .—. : spfccli made by Mr. MiicDonulcl al! i Norwich in April. 1915, which reads- Ins follows: "Beneath (he uniforms of Ihc .soldiers now engage:! in lighting- us lire workmen—miners, textile workers, engineers. > railwaymen. . Our workmen. joininy hands, should b^ ligiiiinv; the common • enemy in every land—capitalism,, militarism and secret diplomacy." • According to Secretary Don't Forfjel Caudiirs Agency (leneral Insurance Phone 707 THE DAN SAFETY INSPECTION FREE « « DRIVE IN « « is forced ^ n SUI 9 mer i smooth tires soon wear iany who dangerously thin — become weak — from tbe quickly reach "the danger line." Your esemblc freckles, but which reprc-' j pet his support. This is an ANNOUNCEMENTS The Conner Nc«» hw been au- horizrd lo announce tire following i» candidates for imbtlc office, sub- Deuiocratlc primary rage but has been and is the practice in (his county. JOHN ti. DRIVER Luxora, Ark. out- now fct to the August: For TteprMcnUllve IVY W. CRAWFORD CURTIS J. LITTLE For County Indite ZAL B. HARRISON GEORGE W. UARHAM The nuns of Ihc Bavarian convent of Ursberj; make shoes, do "arm work, bind Iwoks. and o|wr- •Ue a pow.or plant and flour mill. For For Mcmfttr CLINTON L. For Sheriff CLARENCE Re-<Icclion of CALDWELL, • nd Collector H. WTLSON for Second Term For Ctxnlj Trraxnrrr JOE S. DILL A HU NTT ROLAND GREEN For ClrcDtl Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG ADDISON SMITH R. B. (SKEET) STOUT For Coonlj Court Cfcik PRKD FLKEMAN For Re-ElecUon for tod Term Fdf B. L. (BILLY* O. O. (IKE) HUDSON For Conit*b!» of ChlcJjiMwbi loTHihlp JACK ROBEBT30N JuncM* 1791 captured, and brought back to "Par Is b a mob. American artist, born il- German En\- peror visits Amer- 1 ican Fleet at Kiel. risks increase — from cuts, punctures, sudden blowouts. Don't risk your neck on hot roads with "danger- line" tires when safe new Gooilyears cost so little. 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