The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1930 · Page 4
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fACE FOUH ,!-!; (ARK.) COURIBR-NEWS THE BLYTHfcVlLLE COURIKIt NEWS OORIXR HEWS CO., PUBLISHERS O. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. V, HAINS8, Adverting Manager Bo)e K^Uotul AdvertUlng Representatives: Tb* pcckwfUi SpecUl Agency, Inc. New York, Cbtaijo, St. Vouls, Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta, Ban Francisco, Los Angeles. PuU|»h*<l Every Afternoon Except Sunday. as second class matter al the l»st Office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ol October 1 *, 1917. ' Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES ' By carrier In Hie city of Blyllicvllle. 1.5c per week or $6.60 p«r year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.60 for six months, 85o [or three months; by mall in postal zones two to six, inclusive, $6.50 per year, In zones seven ami eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. Meeting the School Situation The not unjustified public resentment at the tuition charge for high school students which became effective yesterday should not, mid we arc confident, will not interfere with the ' continued effective functioning of the school system. A situation extending buck for u number of. years, for which the present school authorities cannot he held accountable, combined with such other circumstances as the failure of the six-, mill voluntary tax and the failure of valuations for tax pur|K>ses to Iteep step with the growth of the city, resulted in a condition that had to be met. The school board met it in what seemed to be the only practicable way available, and unless a bad situation is to be made worse the board should receive the help and co-operation of the community. It seems probable now that the tuition fees, while undoubtedly n severe burden upon the parents of many pupils, will not have llio effect of forcing any pupils from school. They should not be permitted to do so. Education must not be regarded as a (privilege to bo'enjoyed by the children of those in •comfortable economic circumstances. Rather it is an obligation of the community to all of its children mid one which, for its own welfare, it cannot afford to neglect. Every boy and girl in Blythcyillc is entitled to the opportunity of a high-school education, and -•' thobe pfcrenls wlio can'fiot pay the tuition fees should fed that in accepting Help to keep their children in school they are taking not charity but simply . what is their right. It is the hope of the school authorities that the new plan will not cause the loss of a single pupil. Sacrifices on the part of parents, well worth while, and help from the community at large, will make possible the realization of this • hope. Let us help meet the present situation in every way iwssible, but let us also insist that the tuition system be accepted only as an emergency measure, not as a permanent solution of a problem which it is the community's obligation to meet in another way. OUT OUR WAY One Obligation The most pessimistic predictions concerning the probable rcsultfi of the breuk in the Mijr Lake lovee last week apparently are finding justification ns the flood waters spread over the Little river bottoms. Several thousand people, a large part of them small farmers with few resources of their own, are-or shortly will be either homeless or dependent upon outside help for Hie necessities of life. Tim effect of the flood upon the economic life of communities outside Hie iiren actually inundated may or may not be serious. Cc'ilainly there is no reason, to .suppose that lilythcvillc, Osccola and other points in the eastern part of tlie county will suffer more than an indirect and minor loss. I3ut we have an obligation to tlie actual victims of the flood that outweighs any passible 1 influence the sii nation may have upon our own affairs. Tlie lied Cross, it seems evident today, will assume the full financial burden of caring for those left homeless or without means of providing for themselves. Hut much will still depend upon the people of this and other nearby communities —neighbors of (lie flood victims. The Red Cru?s and the local committee which has the situation in charge deserve and should have all the help that we can' give (hem. That does not mean that any of us should embark upon haphazard efforts to extend aid. It doss mean that all of us should stand ready to respond immediately and promptly lo any call for co-operation which may come through those who are in charge of the rescue and relief work. Nothing lo Worry About Bui, slrcmjly ns we cnuorse Mr. Morclnnd's protest nyainst Mils unfair attitude toward his beloved Arkansas, we cannot join In his Ire Tor the simple icntori tlmt such tlinisls scorn ns likely lo he!)) as to Imrm us. We recently commented upon one Ai'lhur Sillies who had promoted hlmscK to fninc nntl fortune through assuming n colloss?.! conceit. We quoted UIDU tile wise rcmnrk of the Inte p. T. liiimum: "I don't care wlmt people sny about tno so long us they sny something." We feel the Enmc wny nboul these "comic" thrusts nt Arkansas. •- • Fifty men from Noyf York cnn register nnd •wrlle thc-nnme of (heir homes on the hold rce- Ister without attracting' nny comment, uut the mlmilp n man writes "Arknnsns" nfler his name, lie Is noticed. Being n son—or cinugliter--of lliis stntc lins n value. 11 is good advertising. Arkiuismis arc too sensitive. Arknnsas lias been lied nbout so often Hint sore spots have been created. Let tlie citizen of this stale learn lier virtues, her resources and. her attractions and be prepared to defend lier against baseless attacks but let's not worry about what the would- be" humorist bays of us. loot's rather encourage him to keep saying things. We never heard ol anyone being very severely burned by a spot llglil.—Jonestoro Tribune. All the knocks aren't In the engine; some of 'em come from the back scat. A Hollywood star, who recently had a ner. vous breakdown. Is said to be recovered and has none on a vaudeville tctir playing the ukulele. Up to the fame old tricks. Not a Knockout Blow Undulaht Fever Changing Into More Virulent Malad! SIDE GLANCES By George Clark By \Viiliaiiis T^'ii|C31 ; ____ . _ . r™^l_"A •""" _-,.,-cj^Cr ^^K.^-^ £-&£-.: ,^> -"Y ^^^^Hovircfj .// ,^ "*3s£^te=* ttJO f-'uV HKYtff IriC rthers who hold that alcohol di- ersion constitutes a grave prob- eiu Insist that such control also e shifted to the Justice Dcpart- ,ent. The idea of unifying border pa. rols under the Coast Guard is op- osed by those who dislike to make Bjr DR. MOBBIS FISHBEIN Editor Jonroil of the American Medical AiMclatlwi ind of HytcU Iht Health Maiailne In a survey of the Increased Incidence of undulant fever the condition now quite definitely associated with contagious abortion cattle, the British ministry of health has become convinced that tile disease Is actually Increasing In extent and that this Is largely due to the spread of the disease among the cattle. CoiUagious abortion occurs In goats, cattle, sheep, swine, mules, horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea- pigs, rats and mice and cases have been found even in chickens and ducks. It Is apparently the disease as It occurs In cattle however, which Is primarily related to undulant fever In man. in cattle, tlie condition may nqt produce symptoms sufficient to affect the animal's general health, although it does prevent the nor. inal birth of the calf. It Is the general opinion that cattle Infect each other through eating food which has been contaminated by litter in (he coa sheds or by eating grass In the meadows contaminated by the prod- cts of the disease. The germs re also to be found in the milk f an infected cow. Sometimes a ow. which Is otherwise quite leallhfnl, but which has become nfectcd with this disease, will se- rete milk containing the germs. Apparently the human being be- omes infected not only through drinking milk taken from a cow which has had the disease of con- asious abortion, but also from landling infected cattle alive or dead. Sometimes, farmers send to he slaughter house cows which have become sterils as the result of Infection. It is the opinion of the celebrated authority, Dr. Theobald Smith, ;hat the existence of the dls<>;| in the United States- In limes Is due to the Infectious] caltle with a strain acquired o-il lnally - from cattle'in'the mi< :| west, and which t^came stror bj Its ability to Infect human '• Ings by passing through the p - Years ugo the famcjis Fre'- | physician, Dr. Charles Nicolle, : •; that Mediterranean fever (in • fever or undulant fever), is In ;', course of evolution and is tend; to become chronic. ; "It Is a malady which, on ; count of Its manifestations and ' j clironkity, will become one of.-] commonest and most stubborn he guard an out-and-out enforcement agency, which had always dis- iked being known as the ("dry lavvy." The proposal to convert xillccmen Into federal prohibition gents Is also opposed by some Irys, strangely e'nugh, by reason if dislike for encroachment of fcd- ral'bureaucracy .and objection lo lothing cops with too much power Somehow it is always easier to iass drastic legislation after an Mection. Many Republicans from vet states much' prefer enacting ;>cse proposals, if at 'all, after the congressional elections. Not only would that procedure be less cian- gercus to the thin, paper Republican majority in the Senate; I would also give everyone a chance to feel out the sentiment of thi country. ' ' We must continually remcm i ] that diseases change exactly as" man and animals. Apparently ,' prophecy at Nicolle is being ri.'j Ized, Veteran Cable Crewman•] Winters In Colora, ' LAKE GENEVA, Wis. <l'F I Capt. William N. Mapper, < young "salt," believed to last survivor of the crew or Great Eastern when tllat v? laid the first Atlantic cable li;;\ Ireland to Newfoundland in and 18fi6, is celebrating his \vlril "n Colorado, this year. The veteran mariner, skilled hands have built scores^! sailing and steam craft for cago millionaires of Lake Gcnrs celebrated his 91st birthday arj'.j versary this year. The Truth About Fat Science 1ir.s found that excess fat 13 largely due to a weakened gland. Now physicians the world over, in treating obesity, combat that major cause. Starvation is not advised. The chief factors they uso are embodied in Marmola prescription tablets. Pcoph have used them for 22 years- millions of bosca of them. In late years excess fat has been fait disappearing, a; everybody knows. . Themcthod and formu1aareexp]ainci_ in every box of Marmola. As you gain new slcnclcmesr-, beauty and vim, yoi '•now why. Go try the method which ha: doncso mucluWalch (hcamazinR results AU cta&t-to supply Marmola at$l a box, ONLI1ICEN 1 Corns Come .Out Without! Murmur; Pain Gone Atg Once—Guaranteed. WAFERS THINGS PAP SHOES DON'T HURT!! ' l l never saw their equal." Y;;(j corns right out by the roots never a pain or sting. It's a to stick an "O-Joy Corn Wafer"!?! a tender, achy coin. Away g'l I pain immediately and then IE';] outcomes callous, corn, toots !,-* all. Slip shoes right on—they wc : hurt. O-Joy Corn Wafers arc t:i as paper. Stop using ugly burn'il acids and doughnut plasters. ThfJ sands of people tortured with cog* have joyfully praised O-Joy WafJ Results absolutely guaranteed. "The kids have kept me so busy, this is the first chance I've hart to Kut out and visit." L WASHINGTON LETTER Dc?pltr All tlie Uproar About Pro hihilion, K Ts Btcomins Apparent Hut Conjrcss May Dllch Frac tically All of President Hoo- vir's Program for Bel tcr Enforcement «y UODNKY DUTCHES j WASHINGTON—Such sincerity ns .here may be., in Congress is about o be tested In its action on the administration's new prohibition enforcement program. Up to the time this program was presented by the president, the National Commission on Law observance and Enforcement, Ihc attorney general and tlie secretary of the treasury, everyone here appeared s» rabid or panlc-strlcfccn on the subject that any such program presented seemed rather certain lo be made into law as soon ns Congress could jam it through. The dry majorities in both houses nrc so enormous that It Is a plat- tude In Washington that the drys can nave anything they want. And yet. on Capitol Hill, one encounters a feriing ol grave doubt as to whether mere than one of the administration's major rccom- inendnliciH will be enacted during this long session of Congress. That cue is the purely administrative matter ot translcriug control of enforcement from the Treasury lo the Department of Justice. The proposal is an old one and there aws only by extraordinary drastic ucasurcs. There are those who hiuk that the recommendations before Congress are very far Irom sufficiently drastic. Bishop Cannon IRS suggested a $200,000,000 appropriation and Dr. Clarence Tine Wilson of the Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Pubic Morals recently favored use of Ihe army and the navy to enforce tiie lav;. BuV here you have Congress shying away even from a few changes In administrative detail and court procedure. The important angle is that even some of the most enthusiastic drys are openly objecting to the merits of the projxisals. especially in tin Senate. The .commission's recom mendalicns for the trying of many violations before the United State commissioners has come in for es pceially .hard knocks, with much worry about the danger of limiting (he right for trial by-jury. But proposal is of grcat'lmportancc. lo Commissioner Doran himself ha said that it won't do any good tc hire more prohibition agents unt the courts are speeded up. Even the proposal to transfer en 1= no ve:y gccd reason why it | forcement from Treiuury to Justlc should rot have been acted upon will encounter a Jam in the Sen years ago. R t c O f grca ter or lesser slgnifl But after all iho recent orgy of ! cance. The administration and th ballyhoo one fir.ris some of the ! commission recommended reUinlr staunchcsl ar.d m;-. Important '• Industrial alcohol control In th Anti.Salooii League r.icn in Con- Treasury, but Senator Borah an gress doubting soricusly whether any ether IcgH'.ajivc action will be taken, on prohibit m the near f lit HIS. The shomtnp and ;;-,j tumult are dying dcun am-; i: ••„,. to be proved 10 years prov.r, ; can oc enforced 666 it 3 Prescription for prohibition Bilious rcvcr and Malaria e il as other , It b the mosl speedy remedy known waters tor druggists. 10 cents. At ler.i Wants make the man BABIES are born with but one want—food. When men grow old, their wants again become few—quiet corners, friendly faces, peace. But in the years between, men and women are living and developing to the full extent of their powers. Then their wants are legion. People today are wanting and getting' more tilings that ;make for complete living than ever before. To these:common needs of every one of the advertisements in this newspaper bring invaluable opportuni- . ties of satisfaction every day. . ' ' •? •It is the function of the advertisements to enable you not only to get what you want—but to get the very best that your money can buy. They help you to decide which automobile, which set of furniture, which radio to buy. They assure you that your wants will be more than met—that they will be wisely and completely satisfied. The minutes you spend in reading the advertisements may bring you years of satisfaction

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