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PAGE FOUR (AKK.) COURIER-NEWS ' MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, til THE -BLYTHEVILLE COUHIKK NEWS TOE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HA1NES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Tbe BJCkwith Special Agency, Inc. New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Kansas City. Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Francisco, U>s Angeles. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered, as second class matter at (lie post office at Blytlievlllc, Arkansas, under act ol October 9, 1811. Served by Hie United I'ress. SUBSCRIP1ION KATES By carrier In the city of Blytlievllle 15o per WMk-or SC.50 per year Ir. advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, fUO for six months, 85c fo r three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 10.50 per year, In zones seven and dclil, $10.00 per year, payable In advance, We Can't Bring It Back You could write n fairly complete history of Ihe United Stales simply by tellinjr (he history of the nation's inland waterways, natural and artificial. There would be gaps in it, of cotir.se— but it would be interesting enough to make up for lhat. Rivers and canals played n liuye part in,.the early development of the country. They were all-important in the pre• railroad era, and their lisa continued even after the railroad.s were built; then, one by one, they gave way, people began to travel and ship Iheir goixts by train and the canal boat nnd rjver steamer fell into disuse. An exciting nnd colorful era in our history died with them. The railroads, that killed traffic on inland waterways, killed that era, and ushered in a now one. And although there are signs lhat the waterways are going to come into their own once more, the old era will not come back with them. All of this is brought to mind by the announcement that business men ol' Ohio and Pennsylvania ai'D putting on a campaign to have a'$100,000,000 canal . dug connecting the Ohio river with Lake Erie. Manufacturers of the PiUsburgh-SIa- honing Valley district are said lo have guaranteed at least 1-1,000,000 tons of freight a year for this-waterway. They declare that the "Kuhr valley of America" would be bimefitted enormously by such an undertaking, and denuuKi early government action. • Sooner or later,. this canal probably wffl be dug7 and i.ake Erie and tho Ohio will be connected onco more—il is only a couple of decades or so tuncc (lie oi'ig- inaf Ohio and Eric canal wa.s abandoned; but no matter how busy this new canal becomes, the old era, the picturesque old era of canal bargj ami riv-- - er boat, will not come back. The wheel has swung full cycle, but its second revolution will not, be like the first. There is a glamour about (hone old days. The river steamrrs, irnmortali/ca 1 by Mark Twain mid described fondly by hundreds of lesser writers, were gaudy, majestic, imposing, and—for all their much-atlvertistnl speed—very leisurely. The people who traveled on them were willing lo spend a week going ami coming. An;l Ihc canal boats, drifting OUT OUR WAY lustily down their brown clwanclsi, crammed full (jf farm product; uml manufactured sootls, were evuii more leisurely. Pcopl.; were busy, in those days, but they wc'ivit't in vt'i-y mticli of ii hun'y. Tho.-X' <!;iys wnn'i come back. The nww caflal, lilu'. tin: Mi^-i <i|>!>i, will be mark- oil by I tig l:t;iit>- jiiid .sU'el Ijiirgp.s, hurrying as fast as ility can. U'c are com- miU.'il l<i s|K'fi! ai-.il ii is no use Iryint; to cstii|K>. Tha-io of us who would like to sec lid' paral in the slow tempa of Hie old day.- will jn.-t ;i melancholy interest mil of I lit- n<;ws of this new Ohio-KiK 1 canal—but lhat is all we'll get SIDE GLANCES By George Clark of Entitled to the Facts .'luiloi- [ii'iiUun v.'Hiils the secretary ()nini''!vc t" I'un-.ifOi the situate willi iiiKTi'il'l i ;il;oiil every fatal >ce May, l ( .)2(j, to- "otln-r w-iih th; ii> iiavlmenl's complete findings :is In liic ci'.usi'.s; ;ill(l the senate will vatu mi liis iiropo.-al sometime this wiiil<-r. It is lianl ID .•=( >' niiy valid objection to llii.s iiroiiosiil. Tin! iceneral public will never b? amvurlcil to Una iiir-mimled- ness wo he;ir f» uuu-li about by a policy of oovi'riiiH up. The Commerce l)e- IHii'tment, il SITIIIS to us, owes it to the rest of the numtiy lo give out this information. As potential nii'iii.iiij passengers we till, surely, have U ritjlil to know how accidents liapiwn. Steamship and railroad train wrecks arc (fivi-'ii full publicity, and every contributory cause is made public. Aviation lias no ri;rlH lo expect more favored treatment. menl and must be associated with the will to believe, if the person Is convinced that he is going to feel much better after H>e light frealment, he probably will feel teller after the treatment. Another difficulty if measuring the effects of light scientifically is Ihe fact that-It i»-not possible t$ carry out studies on animals that will be directly applicable to the effects on man. The furry coat of the animal and the Inability to de• tcrmtne what the animal thinks or i feels after a sunlight treatment I; • a part, of the difficulty. j The tremendous numtsr of ! sources of ultraviolet that have ' been sold to the public should yiel t ' In time a general impression as to what the rays actually accomplish for tlie general improvement of public health. Announcements The Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary. For Sheriff W. w. SHAVER me-clection). "He k«pt my picture in the window for nearly two weeks." WASHINGTON LETTER "The Bear Slate" For several years this writer has been sii'isest- Int; that Ihc le^Malui-c 1 repeal the law which liisiftniitc 1 ; Ark:ins;is by Mie monstrous tille "The Wcudcr Sl.ik." We always undcritood that Ihe original nick- .ntime of Arkansas was "The licar Slrile," than which no mere romantic and colorful title cunld be imagined. Sttch a mime belongs lo Ihe Ifn- dilion of Ihc original setllcis. nnd It Is the duly of present-day cUV/cns Ui iivcsorve the flavor cf n stilldy and delightful past. To be certain that we were tainting our history eoiicclly, we wrote Dallas T. Hemtlon, secretary of Ihc Arkansas History Commission, asking whether ."Dear Stale" really belonged lo Arkansas. Thl^ 1.^ V.is reply under dale of January 11: "Your impression thai Arkanr.r.s was ftivmrrly known lid 'Bear State' is quite carcrl. 1 remember lo have been l.iujht that in the jjfosraiinlcs thai f studied .^mc forty year." ago in school. For n verification of my recoiled Ions, however, allow me Lo refer yon to the Americana, which war, published as laic as 1012. An article in Unit i«siie on Arkansas wa.s written by the lile Jnclijc II. M. Rose. In his clay he was perhaps the best authcrlly in ll'.c state on its history, and in his article in Americana lie lias stated nui'.c nnt- nrnlly and nochabnlly that Arkansas 'is I'.ic Bear Stale.' "I could cite you other authorities if thai'were necessary. "I have always felt about the name 'Wonder Stale' as yen y?y yon feel, thai is, lhat it is stilted nnd nrUfi<*i.il; it K more Ihan thai, it is too general and lacks dcllnUcnra.. Ahr.cst r.ny stale uiuld lie designated 'Wonder Stale.'—Hcnc St;ir. By KOUNF.V DUTCIlKll WASHINGTON'— Women workers have been laid off i:i about equal proportion with 'nun during the recent spell of u::c:n[i:oy- ment, according to Miss Mary An- drihui. the chief of the woiiirn's Biiic.ii! in the Department rf Labor. The fact means much p.u,:e than It would have meant 20 u.u« .1^0. Today a much larger p.Tivntaje of Ainciican domcn are the only breadwinners for their fniiniy and betwcut 20 and 25 per cent n! \vayc earners in this country tire iin.uicu. 1 The WfimeiVs Hureau i.> '.^v cursed in a survey of Ihc recent depressor, in the radio imlu^tiy. especially with regard to us cl- fcct on workitig women," lays Missi Anderson. Many Women Discharged "Tims far we have chivkod on 19 pinnts manufactnriiig -IMS nnti ] tubes in ill:? New Vork-.N'ew Jer- Eey-Pi'imsylvania di>:i-:c.t. Ti'.i'.so' factories :u Hie pea>; of employ-) mcnt In^t fall employed 21.000 ir.c:i| mui'22.000 women. New, mill) em-j t'ar County Treasurer W. W. HOI.LIPETER. For County Court Clerk MfiS. JOHN LONG (Re-election). l-'or County Assessor J. B. D1LLA11UNTY. JIM FOWLER (He-election). For City Allomejr IVY W. CRAWFORD (Re-elcc- lion). For -City Clerk R. L. MCKNIGHT. GEORGE CROSS. S. O. CRAIG (Re-election). For Alderman, 1st Ward J. LOUIS CHERRY. L. 'G. THOMPSON (Pete, tho Plumber). For Alderman, 2nd >Vard RAY WORTHINGTON. For Alderman, 3rd Ward ERNEST K. JACKSON. ant director of the bureau, pays, women's earnings arc the last line of defense against the wolf at the do'.r of a large proportion of city families today. Marriage in many cases fails to gain for women the economic security once considered to be one of its chief advantages. The Women's Bureau made one rlucly covering GO.OOO working women and found that more than, half uf them turned over all their j recently with earnings to the family. In an in- j in her eyes, vcsligatton covering 30.000 families The advice was in four f idely separated cities 27! Jane A. Farnand Youthful Bride Advised" to Prosecute Hubby SAN FRANCISCO. (UP) Advised to prosecute her spouse. 20 years of age, a bride of 19 years walked from superior court here the light of battle given lo Mrs who petilionet per per cent, of the women work-j the court to grant her an annul- crs reported lhat there were r.o' mcnt °f marriage because her bus. men wage earners in their fami- j l>and. Merle Joseph, had suddenls lies nnd more than 20 per ecu announced it was sill off because claimed to be the sole breml-win- Among about 17,006 vmmai'rie;! he was only 20 years old and didn't love her anyway. She contemplates diar^ing hin woreing women it developed that' charg^oThiu ^wilf'Sce cue in every five was taking care sentence cf a family without any help from I '. '_ male relatives. The biueiu has alw devoted attention to what it con.dders the inadeniiacy of men's wages in many cases. Many women, .in every >NDEt> DUCKS SOMETIMES TO THE &OTTCVA OF A «3Nf? AND HOLO To s^—tHEY OCOVJN.RA THAN COME UP AND V/ICfORlA. WATEC LlUES HAVE LEAVES SIX. FEET ACROSS ANt? VOILL HOU7 TUB VJEK3HT OF ACH'LO ALONG MAIN STREET By E. L. H. Dey's Jes' Raisin' Jle fo' De Whi 1 Folks Ter Han^! While strolling along Main street :he other afternoon, 1 flung a •Igarette snipe away and observed a ragged little negro urchin grab it and dart up an alley. I yelled at him to slop and come to me. He apptoached me with fear and trembling, evidently suspecting lhat I was the jaw. I asked him a few pertinent questions in regard to his occupation and antecedants and he rolled his Inrge white, erbs,, set in a blue- black background, and said. "Cap. dey's Jes, raisin' me fo' de whi folks ter hang." I repared lo my den and dashed'off the following: Ah aint got no Mammy an' ah nebcr had.'er Daddy.- Aint got no job an' ah aint got no clothes. Ah mout slarve ter death an' wouldn't make no matter, Aint nobody cares 'ef ah comes ' ah goes; •: Ah mout be 'er stealin' or Ah moil be 'er beggin" Aint nobody a goin' ter giv'i| dang— Dey say Ah's 'er triflin', nocotn| nigger. Dey's jes' er raisin' me fo' wi'folks ter hang. Ah's 'er smokin' seagrets whcj Ah happens ter find 'em. Ncber had 'er nickle an' ncnij had 'er friend; Niggers don't lack me and whi'follj ca\vn't use me, Dey all says Ah's com in' t<J some bad end. Ah learn't ter shoot craps fro:] 'er Jjeale street nigger, Trails 'er round wid he Blij Goose gang. Stealin' out 'en box cars sleepin' in de alleys— Dey's jes' er raisin me fo' wi'folks.ler hang. ••. Sp:ir,3 moving day wn.s convctly naincO it it »ak designated became of iui:<«l emotions. 17 I>Y *—» >-——*• M *^ ^^-' v l> ~" '•<-' t^ — ~-^3**± \. • "I \ l ^—i ^^r^r^i-^---^^^ DU.U wtin.ii. , rncngh ti cover the family's bare "But although v.u- ttiuil lo fiiid| cost of living . out whether women •:: industry are Larninjs Below Standard Inl harder Uian mci :n times of | I- ]K minimum fair American increased u:u-iii]i!oymi-n! and these . ...tar.dard of livinf? cosl for a man, figures indicate. tl::it In tiscse plants | wi(c ,,,. irt twl) children according In the radio industry more women [0 ;!le fjational Industrial Confer- havc been iaid oft than men. l| tncc i; oal - ( ] ngures, runs between do not Wicve thai en the whole; 531 nlu] $32 a W cek. In medium- there is miu-li dnference in Ihe | s i w .] c i Urs a - s autm t from S2D to effect upon the sex,-.. | S3! . lh(1 iu smM Citic5 frtlm S2 .1 "Of^coiirtc. womci: liavo suffered [„ 530. nut the Women's Bureau most in the i,c-rai:i .1 'luxury in-; ]):; : 11M c . lt th;ll in tcv! CASC s can dtistrics 1 in which i.p.Tip.lly large 1 ,j v waEC earner ciimt on 52 full numbeis of woiitvii are r-mplnyed. «-ccks o"f work in a year Radio is one. here arc :I!SD large T:IC conference board has re- proportloiK cf wnm. •/. wovkcvs in- i; r~tM the; average actual weekly Ihe tcMtlle, slice. n--. ; - and nearct carnin K .s of unskilled men in 25 clothing and candy t.ictoriw. Wo- ludn-ine:. r,s $24.13. In general, men employer! as cli-i-ks in stores unskilled workers cant maintain and as ctinmcicrs have also been j :1 decent standard of living with- nfteclcd." ! r ., : ( hrip from s-mcnnc else in the Miss Anderson po::i;.:.i out thai; family, skilled workers in the •;• M- [the wages of women h.irl bei'om.', «nme 23 industries averaged $31 V iLlliUllSi Increasingly important in the sup-: a we:k. E.-cn with them, it is con- poil of fain,;:.--. 'Ilu- 1920 census] (ended, there is a constant dread 'Wed 8,540,511 wrnu'n wage earn-, of siekne. : s and uncmp'ovment crb, or 20.5 pe, 1 cc;n ol the total wage earning popti!atii;n. nnd the 1030 census is exprc'.oi: to s!i5w rmcthlng of an increii.'e. Miss Allies L. Peterson, rs^ist- whirh impels women to so to work. This is more than ever true in in- rtu.urirs vherc wages for skilled workers run below Ihc average, as in the textile industry. Much Yet to Learn About Health Effect, of Light Rays A la mode rcptalediy tegirmin; Ity UK. MORRIS I liililcr Jniirunl of tlir American ?tcdie;il A^.socniion nnit of Hy- Bi-in. the Hi-allh .M.uazinc It nniot be emplir,-;:---,i that we nre just LU ttv of onr kno\v!c{lgo of i•:: of liixhl en Ihe liuir..'!: The aiivocacy of ;.T. \7. that ails the !;:.::, quackery. Ultrnvir! ••• ii proved to Ii: ticns for certain Ti:e safe n:l.' K as lo its eirert=. b.r For liic prrvriK'.. rickets, the i:sc \ certainly cst.ill.>':! Ihc ersestaro'. n: \ vitamin D. W:i::i is taken up by th: to enable the per.-, r. •. clnm from fc^-.-i ;.:.:! tiilldms Ion; to.-,>..< M Wr.es. How lo l:luitif> Rickets oc.'i.: -. :•'.; .ire soft ni;:l ;-.:•; child U buv.-;>...... . ly. a aal t::!-. ..•.;, Vilamin D i> r.i'. matciiai ilt.\,;,..' >' vitamin n :- .:Cid live: 1 v.l .!... amount in L-uuc: Apiiareully the effects of suulighl .ire not. liinilcd, however lo the viiaiuiu D production because sunlight has ultraviolet rays which i rcctn lo do things that cod liver: oil and other fish oils will not aids of rays i u.us do. Apparently Ihe ultravlo- tody. '-' r-.;: have an crtect In aiding •i:. lor every- weight, production and In some way .111.111 boing is arc related to building increased i.iys have i te.-hMnce to disease. ..' -;able fnnc- [ Unfortunately the proof of this is •ii-.p purpose^. fi.m.-iiH. tccanse of the difficulty of :!:;'. Its use to • ccntroll'.n? the observations and of :.. :e is knoftii • r;in;>ariuif vast numbers of chil- •-• •<! and ba:l.-(iron treated with ultra violet rays ;'i'.,i cure cf v.iili similar vast numbers not so .i:::-avlolcl is; treated. A tremendous amount of I: c!nnje« : clinical evidence exists, which -Vc-.n to form j means that a large number of phy- !i- vitamin P flciar.s who have walchcd the >:.:.-id it serve* cifccts of sunlight and ultraviolet .Muk; up cal-.tays, are convinced lhal they have . to use it in ! resistance-building effect. i - .S hard toriei | There is also, of course, the pos- i (ibility of a psychologic effect of Itickcts ' great Importance.-Everyone knows in 1 the bone.- tiiat light stimulates cheerfulness Tnc rickety and vivaciiy as contrasted with tho .••a iioi-lvi-i rtepi-e>fioii nnd melaiuholia of : ..v,dcd ribs ' darkneM. Much ts said therefore of liic- tonic cited of llnhl. which K!-.',III» the nerve stimul.\tini; or M.itilumg cncct. lli'peiHK on ^lenlal Sl.ite 1c.ii, .ilio is not me.ism.ibte by a;iy tcientiftc standard measure r essential' ul:r.iviolr; ,i-.ili,-: il;.-.i ..ir.cd fror,: : i.v.\y.iie.'.>'olv js yolk. | PARIS sets the styles in women's dress for the world. London is the arbiter in matters of dress for men. But, New York and Chicago, Boston and San Fra-ncisco and hundreds of smaller cities and towns throughout the United States may know what are the latest styles even before they are shown in Pa.ris. A seeming paradox, but true. Merchants maintain representatives in Paris, London, Vienna and other European style centers who cable the latest news of the modes, .a-nd ship samples long before they are sold abroad. In America, the news is translated into advertisements and printed by local newspapers throughout the United States. And so, American women are able to dress in the latest styles in dress more accurately than the women of any other country ' on the face of the globe. Advertising keeps you abreast of the times in other \yays. It tells you of the newest and best in every line of merchandise. It keeps you posted on what other 'people are doing and wearing and using. Read the advertisements. They are truthful and helpful. You can depend on their accuracy, for the reputations of the merchants sponsoring them guarantee their integrity. Read tfic advertisements to know what is yoiny on in the world of merchandise. i

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