The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 9, 1939 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 9, 1939
Page 10
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,; PAGE TEN , Tried To Hall 1918 Wa Great Ame> leans Made Effort But War Was Not Killed By WILLIS THORNTON KEA Semc^ Jiiiff' Corrcsy&jideDt It ha? been Woodro.v Wilson's fnlc la go down In history us the fosler-faUirr, at tenst, of the League of Nation 1 !. Out of (he greatest war cnmc the greatest concerted effort 'for peaec.i" realization of nn old dream of a "parliament of jintl:ns.' 'Woodrow Wilson, born In Staun- lon. Va. in 185C. giew up as a boy in Qeorgia'nnrt South- Carolina. The .devastation, tlie suffering cf the Civil AVar were deeply cut into his mind as he lived In I he shadow of war's ruins. Wilh this dc£p-roolcd abhorrence of \vnr, and Ibc'iiatural InclliinUon of an intpllcctiml lo reason rnlher llitin : force, Wllscn cnme to (lie pi-osldency. As 1ms been (he fnte of so many [jencemtikcrs, he was almost immediately confronted with a war situation .when In ^Aprll, 19H, Vera Cm? was seized by American .sailors after nn affront by Ifuerla ( troops. Wilson's heart was not In the •venture, and lie 1 gladly accepted nn cffcr of mediation by Argentina, Brn2il and Chile lo adjust the matter in a meeting at Niagara mils. The ,Vi]i a episode wns likewise sub- .mittcd- lo a- joint Mexicaii-Aineri- cnn commission at New London. 'Conn. WOULD CONFLICT, .FACES PEACE- PRESIDENT ^ MeanwhUe; World War enveloped fcuiopo. ^ 5|I , •' The talkie quickly adopted a "lesclution * urging ''Wilson to setlle me., svar,; by ( inc(liftlion, 01, ai'bitra- f'ya He Qffpied his services,ill this' caWty % m tn'e" «arrn$>WW •tries. None was hiterested ,(T'Throughout>19,l5,; Colonel ,'iro«sb \Vas in Europe fci Wilson, sounding, p)jt the prospects foi peace. House granted fp'uork out a peace of'fcj frlncli the allies ivoilld accept, then spnng it on Germany, tlnK passing tjie onus to tilt latter if she refused. The allies did net accent < FORD TJUES HIS HAND '. ' J Another woult^-be peacemaker of 1915 \\as Henry Portl In December, he embarked aboard Die'chartered Osca> II in a fnntnsl'c effort to "i;et the bojs olil of the trendies by Christmas" — While tlic'Amencan press laiieh- cd, Pord and a select group of peace doves stormed Euiope, but weie unable to obtain nn audience with anyone influential enough to stop the war. All that came out of it was some whole-heailcd wrangling among the peace: delegates on the Oscar GERMANS WILLING a'O MEDIATE ' i) '-In _l91C, Germany, Sinid-pressed, said she would nccepl the U. S as mediatcr, but the allies lefuscd. As 19"17 opened, Wilson inadq his last offer, pioposmg his famous "pence without victoiy." Bolti side.-, reviled him.' - t ' v Then it \vai the fate of-Wilson the peacemaker to lead lu's; own ccuntiy 'into' \\ai, and 'to Uy lo* make such a peace as -would Halt,wars o[ tlic future. Peace must be organlzea; ' fov the first: lime a league of. equal ni"mber-nnl1ons' was to tiy it } ! . ' , In January, 1918, Wilson had staled 14 poinls for an eiiilining peace, and the spirit of the \\orld soared at the hcpe of n poacc with justice, and a'-future without war • PLACED HOPES IN' LEAGtL On June 28, laio. the lieiUy \\as signed at Versailles Eu'i;body, Including Wilson, Knew it \va:; Jin- COURIER NEW NY A= Provides 'Chance l ? or College Training The National Youth Admlnlstra- Hon will open a Resident Training 1'iojcct nl Hccbe, beginning DOB, 8, Marvin I,. Crittenden, Mississippi County welfare .director, announced lodiiy after having received notifi- iillon from Charles Jasper, district upc-rvlsor. y;titlis eligible for assignment to THURSDAY, NOVEMBER '9, 19SS)" Joi- the BCCOIK! w-meslcr. llicrc will )jn.i rcgislralloii fee'of from $10 to $irj for each college semester. Nervousness Makes Child's Teeth Decay BOSTON (Up'; rvou.sne.SN )>re- u ,,,« u . 01 „,<, Foiv , this project must have readied Innflrm,,,-,, i, , , ' thrir J81H birthda " * lc sald Jol: -• ••ji /—»>i;i > u ti,-)i> JJIL- cinitates decay in children's teeth according to. Dr. Percy n. Howe, dlrccttr of the For.vyth Denial thrir J81H birthday, he nnmur | had ml cerli'tal by the loeal coiinly iclfm-e dc-partmenl, tlic notification suited. n-j rose.ireli .icrtcct. They placed .their hopes in the League of .Nations, which •ould be able, they lioiied, .to riiljiist: conflicts which might arise from .the treaty. : .Then Wilson's own country' rejected the League. But the League jccamc a reality. On Nov. 15, .920, the first assembly was called by Wilson, niid 41 countries tent •eprcsentallvcs to Geneva. For 20 years the. League, cstali- Ishcd In a set .of lordly buildings n. Geneva, tried to cope with the vorld's problems: In 1922 it estab- jshed on a pcrmnhcnl basis Ihc ^oiirt of International Justice nt Tho Hague which had been Icm- lornrlly set up years before/Again the Ui\ilcd States refused .to lake part' (ID35). OLD STYLE SODRMASH KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 90 This wMsltey is" 4 years o!d 01STIttCD AND DOTtlCD BY STITm-WELC.ER.OISTlU.EftY SHIV£».V. KENTUCKY Youths assigned lo (his project, . Mr. CritUmlen .said, will receive 1 ilielc board ami room ami $10 per ifciiDi in cash. They will. be. rc- liiiral to wcrk 100 productive hours ;ci itioiuli and will receive approx- matcly CO hours related training. Eiirollros will have the oppor- .unlty 10 attend college at. UK- Junior Agricultural college at, lieclx- 01 Bcobo Well scho:l with Hie pro- jiu opening in time for youths lo Hoodiow Wilson " Cl "'y '•'••'•il'aiiil Captain Hcmptl nn the Foril peace' ship, Oscar !I. nKSEKXIONS FROZE LEAGUE The story 01 the League effort, Us large failures and its little --.-.- u - -,-...,.,.., iniM n»> i LI vt v I lit vu oCUll lilClJ" (Jf> trliunphs, Ls a long one.,Beginning will coral upch these a-nm^wtei In 93J members began to desert It, destruction and contemn! Tirol we and though in nnrnmhm- into -u ^<—n ; . : . ^ .. ^ and though in December, 1938,-it still '.technically' hnd 54-, member- countries, the abssncc of Brazil,, and Otrmnny, and (he 110- .tlee cf wltlidrawnl of Italy, chile, nnd others 1ms left it, a frozen cripple in its mnrbic pnlnce in Gcn- •ovn, helpless to have prevented or to hnlt tlic new .war swccplii" Europe. ' • These things'Wilson wns not lo sec. On Armistice Day," 1923, lie spoke his last public ivords. |( "I din not one of those," he said, "that have the least anxiety about lie MOl»ERN...aml INDEPENDENT '''•* '' - '''' PERFECTION Oil RANGE * Cook the modern, convenient, economical way, with oil. Don't tie yourself down to'an expensive fuel and one source of supply. You can get kerosene everywhere, always at low cost. And you can use and move your stove anywhere. "let- us, show you-, the latest-'' perfections Vith .the 'clean, fast • High-Power burners-the oil <.«?.y.- cs ':y-9 u KNOW to be. dependable. AVide variety of .'models, from one to five burners. HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. Phone 32 "Quality, Variety and Values" the triumph or the principles have stood for. I have seen lools resist Providence before and ave seen lliplr destruction, a . shall prevail is as sure ns that God reigns." ^ On (ho morning ol Feb. 3, 1924 he died, defeated a? n' statesman nnnorlnl as a prophet of pence. sho'*n that a child's diet might )>e sufficient for good tooth structure and condition, but tlw a nervous spell. ' ' ' S Stressing the nr-rd for strict care of a child's diet in J. L. GUARD Optometrist Only Graduate Ojitome- trlsl In WyllievHIc-. Glasses Fitted Correctly Proper mlnc-rah nml vUanilns avc oblalncd for Rood tooth " ciiltnrc, Howe said: '"Tills .silpcnlied diet ijfi. nullified, iKv/ever, by n iicrvoiw coiulllion in. a child—n fact, not, Rfllinrnlly known to parents-, A nphcc'iil npbrlnijinj for a child in pleasant .surroundings is just as Important as selected diet in enabling tlic child to have a mouth filled with fine and healthy leclh." The entrance hole .cf 'a, should'be the' size of a 25 cent j)leeo. -..''.. APPY UOUR GRO.& • PREB DELIVERY 10S W. 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