The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1930 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS : THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS '. 'O.'R. BABCOCK, Bdilor • H. W, HAJNE8, Advertising Manager -Sole Nitloiul Advertising Representatives: The Beckwtth Special Agency, Inc. New York, Chlrtgo, St. Louis, Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter nt the post . office at Blythcvlllc. Arkansas, under net of October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION HATKS By carrier In the city of Blythcvlllc, ISc per week or $6.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.60 for six months, 85c for Ihrcc months; by mall In postal zones two lo six, inclusive, W.50 per year. In zones seven nnd clfiht, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. A Better Newspaper The affiliation of the Courier News with the world wide news gathering organization of the United Press Associations, effective today, is to be followed shortly with the addition of a number of hew features which will give readers of this newspaper a larger, more entertaining anil more informative paper than they have had in the past. The proprietors of the Courier News feel that their first responsibility is to give the most accurate and complete presentation ]wssible of the daily oc- curences of Biythevillc, ilississippi county, and the St. Francis basin area of northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri. That is the policy thai has guided this newspaper throughout the year recently closed, and it is our hope and expectation in 1930 to make this part of our service decidedly better. New correspondents are being added and . other , arrangements completed •which will insure our renders prompt and authoritative information' on what is going on in their own communities. But it is oiir'desire to do more than this,.and as opportunity presents itself additional services will be added that will make the Courier News from every standpoint a complete newspaper. While this development is in progress we want our subscribers to feel" free to let us know what they like about the Courier News, and what they dislike. Interests differ, and naturally we do not hui>c to produce a pa]>cr that will apireal equally - to. all of our readers, but if you will let us know in what ways the Courier News fails to meet your expectations you will h«]p us to give you the kind of paper you want. unable or unwilling to let their acts or their opinions stand or fall on the basis of their real merits. It is easier to claim , allegiance with Coil than to demonstrate the rislilncss of one's program. For a number of years) we have been told that prohibition, among other things, i.s I'iglil because it is God's will. Now a member of Congress startles us by declaring that prohibition must be wrong because God is opposed to it. 11 would simplify Uu conduct of human affairs if these persons who have special revelation of the divine will could direct nil worldly affairs, lint it doesn't lend any practical assistance to have so many conflicting intn-prcla- tions of I ho divini 1 will. The ordinary mortal, with no better light to guide him, will do well to take his .stand on public questions on the basis ol 1 his best understanding of tli3 public welfare and the moans by which it may be advanced. Ho will make plenty of mistakes but no more than by following thu jiukUmce of those who tell him that God wants what they --want. JjjXTHEVlLLE, (ARK.) COURIER-NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 193<i »r BOBBIN COONS HOLI,VWOOD-To talk or not to talk sometimes Is a question of salary. Lon Chtney, earlier' an enemy of the microphone because of Ms many weird c h a'r actcr- Izations, which i he feared would 'suffer If given a I voice, has a contract, signed before talkies became a fact, which requires jhlm lo play only In silent plc- tu res. 11 he 'talks, he rea- he should Bessie Ix>ve Don't kick when you hnt'cn'i a leg to slancl on. Consider the sired- car rider—a man with tome stumllng In his community. Some men propose and set married and others arc "drcuillully bashful." The government is making a new census. Cheer up—you're somebody after all. money. While lie and the studio come to terms on the matter, the thousand-faced actor Is considering social stories which might serve as Uilklc vehicles, although officially*!, has been announced that his next appearance would be "silent" One story under consideration, by the way, would have him In the role of a detective who for sleuth- Ing purposes pretends to be dumb, and who therefore speaks very Ill- tic under the microphones—In fact Just sufficiently to let the fans hear "how he sounds." When and If Chancy talks, Chaplin will be the colony's sole surviving member' of the "champions of silence" club. Charlie proceeds, calmly and coolly, to use sound and •effects" in "City Lights," but leaves It devoid of dialog. ' Coter Words To call a man a "swabber" anywhere else In S movie studio might be a bit ambiguous, but on a color set the meaning Is clear. He's the felow who cleans the camera. Nor Is a "frier" to be mistaken for a young chicken—II, Is, in the same unofficial dictionary of color- slang terms—one of the very hot lights used to Illuminate the set for color sequences. And a ''Illy" is Just a willed collar—the Inevitable effect of numerous "friers." Bessie's Shower Bebe Daniels had a bridal shower for Bessie Love the day after Clirlslma.'i, which was the day b2- forc Bessie's marriage to William Hnwks. It was, of course, an unwritten lav; of the occasion that no Biiest could bring her unwanted Christmas presents. . . I'athettc figure:" Hie fan magazine which went to press just after Sue Carol announced her engagement to Nick Stuart was all off, and Just before their secret marriage was revealed'. Mclorists net n lot farther It they don't try to make the [trade loo often. WASHINGTON LETTER Consider (he itciifiiraplier. A woman who . takes dictation. Spring scon will IK here, and the- verse Is yet to come. A government scientist says there is no such- thing as pure air. He ought to spend a few hours in the Hoiiie of Representatives. A moM-ment f .o make w:\r unthinkable has been started. The last one was unthinkable enough lor us. God's Rcnjamm Franklin once said that tho. best way to worship God is by serving one's fellow men, but that prayer is an easier'anil therefore more popular way The same thought might be given a little turn to apply to those who seek to justify their aims or partisan prejudices by asserting that they are on God's side or God is on theirs. Religion, like patriotism, is sometimes a refuge of scoundrels. More often, and equally unfortunately, it is the resort of those It was a While Christmas, but it wasn't, until January that lather's bank account got snowed under. WASHINGTON — The capital's most famous baby—Paulina Long- woth—missed her opportunity to shake handi with the President of the United'States at his reception New Year's day. Paulina drove to the White House with her fathed and mother, but Ehc got no farther than the door. After Speaker Nick and Ptlnccss Alice had stepped from'the car. the chauffeur whisked little Paulina back lioine., Later Paulina's mother explained to some of her friends why Hie little girl was not permitted to remain. "She was chewing gum," said Princess Alice. "And, anyway, she's too young." liul if Paulina's fondness for cum caused he lo miss the President's icception, there was another little girl high in Washington's official family who got (he biggest thrill of her life at the White House during tho holiday season. " • Wlinl- with tlic prisons so full of prohibition offenders, n first-class murderer lias to be put on ihc Drilling list In most states. It is suggested by a fashion writer that husbands wear rings to indicate they arc married. \Vc don't know wlu're, but suppose she meant through the nose. The mayor of Philadelphia complains tlic dearth of night clubs in that city "where the people could find innocent- amusement." The trouble is thr.; people won't pay that kind of price for Innocent amusement. Table Within Table She is the three year old-daughter of the secretary of labo^-r-llUlc Jewell Davis. Jtwell was cue of the children who were entertained at ISie While House at a Christmas tree party with their parents. Tt was a'dlnncr party with ihc children seated al a small table Inside the big : horse- slioe-shapcd one in the stateTdinlng room. 'V'*President Hoover walked into the dining room with Jewell. At 9 o'clock, when she rrtnrnert home with her brother and sisters' Ihc President's dinner partner addressed her nurse triumphantly: Biirthirs stoic thousands of dollars worth ol radio tcts in a raid on a factory the other day. There i.s some- consolation in that, however; probably people would have bought them and tuned "Who do you think I took into dinner?" The nurse couldn't guess, so Jewell, fairly radiant, announced: "The We President!" At Kandom Bits of go:sip picked up from the capital to the White House: Walter H. Newton, one of the three private secretaries to President Hoover, failed to get his District of Columbia driver's permit renewed in time , . . His tardi- neis came to light when he crashed into another car . . . But his official status excused him. Governor Kmmcrson of Illinois lest a $1 hat at the White House executive offices while he and President Hoover were conversing in mttHons. Mrs. Davis, wife of the secretary of labor, heard her litlle daughter Joan pray so often for curls that she took her to a beauty shop and had her hair waved. The new congressional Directory still has William Scott Vare as the junior United States senator from Pennsylvania. Mrs. Hoover contributed to a cook book of the Bevc-rlcy Hill, Cal.! Women's club for which Will Rogers wrote flic introduction. Senator Tom Heflin, it Li said, gets a monthly laundry bill for j nrcund ?CO . . . His Innumerable! white vests is one of the reasons. I Perhaps the oddest police force in the country is the one guarding the capitol and the senate and house office buildings . . . ThC'C are SO on the force and 60 of. them are students of ages ranging from 18 to 25. you can get EAGLE at Three More Stores Three more progressive merchants have adopted this plan in order to help their regular customers earn extra money on their regular purchases. Investigation shows that hundreds o)' families in and around Blytheville are very anxious to get these valuable stamps with their purchases. The plan is simple—you get one Eagle Stamp with each lOc cash purchnse, two stamps with a 20c purchase, etc. Paste all stamps in the booklet we give you, and when fillet! we will exchange it for $2.50 Worth of MERCHANDISE or $2.00 In CASH - FREE Grocers permitted to give only $2.00 in cash or merchandise. Eagle Stamps will increase our cash business nnd con---emioiirlv r-n-iMr^ us to buy better values and offer them to you for leas moTy This nt^ a double service to our customers. money. ims mcans EARN WHILE YOU SPEND— AT THESE FIRMS OF GOOD VALUES "UU. C^vvexwid, Radaa/m, €og&, Sta/rru Joe Isaacs Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes T. G. Johnson Groceries, Meats, Hardware Guards Jewelry Store Jewelry Robinson Drug Co. ALONG MAIN STREET By E. L. n OUT OUR WAY By Williams e>O~"fHt£> ie> HA\iH TO THE WAV DOVMM <=>TA\R^> TO AKiSvjeF? THE 1 SO -THE PHOME ? sco've MEx/ER Hf\O CAV-L. VOL) INI VOOfi LIFE -THAT V<NOVM-PuT~ WELV. ,1 DONT WANJT VAJERE BUMS. ' HOLLO-WOT-WHO- OH "r^nTp 1 \ HCR ? V? AAH-SHES HERE 1 ^rvr SHE 'S OOT'W W KlTCHUN NOT COLO NOODLES QoTA " WuNt. '^KU-LlT—WAlD A MiNNOT J. LL £j\T 'ER PER VA ! OH BUNMVMO&E- ( .v wmiR CHIM AM'C'MERE! 1 Speaking of the credit system. I sometimes wish it were a little harder for me to get the..things I want and a little easier to get (he things J need. Senator nrookhart says tlial coffee, tea and tobacco sliould be abolished alonj wtt'.i boczc. (V Dlythcvillc boy was awfully disappointed ChriMmas when he ivokc up nnd ioimd th^l i: \vas the While House ir. Washington that burned instead of the school house he attended. i( it is just another silly gesture— well. I have enough of them of my own without-acquiring any new ones. One way to check the divorce evil would be to pass a law making it a misdemeanor for a man and his wife to be partners In a bridge game. yesterday I read of a 50-year courtship tiut ended in marriage, and the day before I read of a j 50-year marriage that- ended In I court. A Chicago mat! order company has been c'lecking up on their female help and announces: That "Girl employes lose mUlicus of dollars worth of time each year roug- ini; their checks." That Is rubbing it in. so to speak. When a man is kicked In the : t:icc by a hos. that is news, when a hog Is klrkcd in the face by a man that is just part of the 'everyday business ot ixHnq a hog A Kansas man wns kicked in the iface by a hog i; lc other day and I the newspapers up there arc s iccrnntcnling on the mutual Ind- idcnt. Eddie Cantor is dcrr.enslralhig that there Is a ritlfcro.-.cc between wisecracks and humor nnd that there Elill Is room for Will Rogers, Aunt Hot and this co'.-.imnist. There are, a lot cf things I do .not understand and ;•. m ay be ; that some of them will be rcvealc< jio me rtnrir,! the mnu-.i; year iO;ic of these mys;crio.- ;i;r I hope ilo solve is why a mr, : , ' vm lap ia cigarette on the brrx O f 'ils j other hanrt before he in-uts it ; ft there is any gccci :,•!..-., for T shall lake up ;i;o 11; .,r-. :cc t and HIPPING GOOD NEWS Hrr.ilcr mnlorinif. satisfaction Ij jours vrhc« your car is equipped wllh lim (hat you can ikptnd upon. More mlkagc at l«s cost ts guaranteed by our superior hiith pressure and, lallcori Dayton HIT*. Call and »ct our low prlcts for these high, grade,, long service tires. Tom W. Jackson Tires»Gas«Oil THE POWER Dispatcher is as important in electric services as the Train Dispatcher in railroad service.; He sits at his keyboard in the center of a great network of transmission lines. The territory for which he is responsible may cover a small portion of a single state, an entire state, or even parts of two or more states. He knows almost from minute to min ute just what the demands for light and power in his territory will be. 1-Ic must know in advance of the approach of a storm, for -this means that everywhere lights will be snapped on. As the day advances he presses first one key and then another, and one generating plant after another springs into life. With another keyboard this great supply of power is released into tens of thousands of outlets ' and the day's activities are under way. He must always keep his supply of electric current constant and at' a level with the demand—at the same time he must be prepared to meet temporary surges in that demand. Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. "At Your Service" \

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