The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 25, 1930
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BLYniEVILLE; (ARK.) COURIER-NEWS MV;fHIS:BLYTHEyiLLE COURIER NBWS |vU : '; THE COURIER ^E\V£$ CO., PUBLISHKUS ff'y-" •- '."•. 0. R, BABCOOK, Editor Ki:'^» '' H. W. HA1NES, Advertising : SfHi NiHShal " Advertising Kcprcscntatives: tbe-Be*i«(m 8p«cl»l Attwy, Inc.. New York, Chioigo, 81. LoulJ, Detroit, Kansas Oily, Atlanta, Pbli*dclphl», Sou FlfWKlsco, Los Angeli*. Published Every Alteration Except Sunday. filtered w second cttss matter at the post ' olflcfl &t BlytlievlUe, Arkansas, under net ol October 9, 1917. Served by the United wcss, SUBSCKIP1ION KATUS - By carrier in the city of Blyllievlllo. 15c per week or $0.50 per year .ir, advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, {3.00 per year, (1.61) for six montlis, B5c for three months; by mull In postal zones two to sis, Inclusive, 'is.50 pet year, In zones seven iv.ul tight, SiOXIQ per year, payable In advance. The Highway Program- and Politics A recent pamphlet issued in Iji'lmlf of Lee (V/.orl, cnmlitl-.Uc fur govcn.ov, indicates that lie is to make thu .-l;il- highwty pvouram ami Ihr stale highway commission his chief piiinl of attack during the campaign. lie charges, among other tiling, legislative ,nianipula(.ii)ii, presumably <in the pavt of the commission or its ngcnls, to destroy the original intent of the iliirUiicau law, and pruniisi's, among other tilings, to initiate a mwis- . tire for the ropenl of the law establishing the long term, appointive highway commission. A member of the highway committee . has submitted to the Courier News an . answer to Mr. Cazort's allegations, written by 11. .11. Jackson for ll\e Marianna Courier-Index, will) the rainest thai we comment as we see fit. We have little comment to make, except that in our opinion attempts nn the part of Mr. Cazort or anyone clue to make politics out of the shite highway program at this time are unfortunate. There is nothing the matter with the -Miirtineau road law, nor with the amendments that have hcsn made to it, and if thu people of Arkansas send to Little liock a legislature made up Of men of intelligence and integrity, sincerely devoted to the welfare uf their state, and a governor of the same type, possessed of real executive ability, we will not have to worry about tlie high- s way cpnjmission nor •iiboul-ailinijiislrii- "tion of the'highway laws. If we fail to • send the right kind of representatives we had belter prepare ourselves to pay the penalty, in highway affairs mid other matters. When the law was passed establishing the highway commission on its present basis, making Us members appointive for terms of ten years, the Courier News endorsed it as a substantial step toward elimination of the commission from politics. We have bsen told that this act merely made the commission safe for the political organization now apparently domhumt in stale affairs. Maybe so, but wo (bn'l think a good highway system was ever built or ever will be built under political pressure. A man or a body of men who for the sake of tlieir jobs have to try to satis- OUT OUR WAY fy everylxKly lire not Kni»« to accomplish much. Tim WTDPK man won't do a tfooil job miller any drcumHlancos; the same is tnif »f uvrti a ijood mini wjic'ii In; has ID j.'ive his time to no- liticiil nctietninir latlu-r than In the business in liuiul. The CwiriiT News lias never been a sti|)|)oi'tur of tin- ]jri'>eai -slato aclmhm;- Iration and proluiMy ni.-vw will bo. \\ r u have Ix-i'ii wailiiii; anxiously. I'ur Mr. Cftxorl 01- .sonlu otlu-] 1 opposition candi- dalo to show pnmii.-i: of .-oniulliing butter.. Mr. Caxoi I'.-: opi'tuni; tfim leaves us still cot- A Sound Program The ni'\v low lev 1 Is ix-aclit-tl by ton Indiri'.s yc-.ilfi'ilay nre preUy jjood evidence that the murlu:! is itot Ukinjf the aerciifii- rcihii'linii L'ami':iit!n very siriott.-ly. If it was iv;'.ily liclievud lliat not more llian •Ki.Olld.OiiO acres would lie ii!ante<l this .- iivin; 1 ; I'nttrm would be in bellei' ik'inai;<l than it is now. All of wlik-h |iiu-i a projiosilimi pretty del'initrly ti)t [<> tlie farmer readt'l's of lilts paper :uni ci.ilnii rarmers ev.ry- \vhere. In uur opinioa the man who cuts his cotton acreage fur nn belter reason than lite liH'r lhal ii will lielp iii'inr; abonl a liijrli jirii'i- fur eollon is a lool. So is tin; man wlm plants in eutton ill! the aev;s l;e can in the hope that acre- ape reduction by somebody else" is yoiiiK to brinir him a i;ooil price. With tiiu possibility that next year's price may In: as low as t(J cents, and virtual a.-surauce that whether it may be il will not In; a hiifh price, the sensible man is jroin^ to provide himself with in.sni'aiK-u against whatever may befall, lie is jjoing io tlo this by mtikiny certain, before he plants a single acre of cotton, that his farm i:; Ki'ing to give him all the feed his livestock will need Then, on such good land as is left, he will set a hale to the acre of medium staple cotton as his t'oal. He will trial;; a bale tu the acre his goal because carefully prepared statistics ,*how thai with thai kind a! a yield .cotton can be fi'tnvn for 10 cent-! per pound or less. Ilu will grow 15-lfillis to 1 J-llHh inch colton because that is the kind of cotton that American mills demand, bccatiss it takes hint out oj 'competition with the vast aci-eajjus in Texas, .India anil elsewhere supplying (he already glutted market for .shon cotton, and because it is thu medium h'njjllw (1ml can be grown to best advantage in this region. If all the colton farmers' of the South follow this xmi of program tlie mailer of- acreage reduction will be solved, but whether they do or nol, the man who does follow it is protecting himself against the possibility of disaster. JTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1930 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Announcements The Courier News has been authorized to announce the followinj candidacies, subject to toe Democratic primary. For County Judge GEORGE W. BARHAM, (R« election). For SherllT W. W. SHAVEK (Ro-elcctloii). I'or County Treasurer W. W. IIOLLIPETER. For Circuit Court Clerk T, W. POTTER. BILLY OA1NES. For County Court Clerk MRS. JOHN LONG (Re-election). I'ur County Assessor J. B. UlLLAHUNTi'. JIM FOWLER (lie-election). to "immania:" the submarine In wars', lirlc to.i deep for us. Ytiins DC Ulvera of Spain, instead of resorthi: 1 • t : :i- tv;urcl lor vcmic.inci-. usal hin bare fi.-ts Hie c'.hir diiy. Hut Isn't the use 11! flits u IJL'iiiUnthry offi'r.™ in Spain? "Great drawing, Mac; you certainly arc uj> on men's fash- ms." WASHINGTON LETTER . I'or Justice uf the 1'cace ChK'Kusuuba Township JOHN WALTON. For City Attorney IVY W. CKAWFOKD IKc-clcc- llun). l-'or City Clerk it. L. MCKNIGHT. GEORCIE CROSS. S. C. CRAIG (ne-electlon). MISS MARY UONEY. I'ur Alderman, 1st Ward J. LOUIS CHERRY. L. O. THOMPSON (PeU> trio Plumber). For Alderman, 2nd Ward RAY WORTHINGTON. For Aldrrnun, 3rd Ward ERNEST R. JAUKSON. EDITOR'S NOTE: Tills Is liio iifuclnrinB slates. Only one' mcm- Eecond of three Interviews wiili lier of the .majority side, Senator 'ntlers of the senate's political iCouzenr, of MkliLiian, was not one 'actions on the record of the sev- cnty-flret congress to date. Tliest dispatches are especially llmcly jccause ni recent V.'hite Hoi;>i' discussions about speeding up tiiL 1 senate, "" of the outfit wliicii packet! the bill vi'.ii outrageous duties. They nude the work all the more burdensome and tedious to thccc of us who wanted a fair measure. The only allc-rliatlvc to ihls long drawn-out i ledlmiS'process is to do like the By UOnNI'.V DUTCI1LR ;mmsc nnd take our tariff laws WASHINGTON—The' Heiniblioni frcm lllc industrial members who irogrewilve IJI-OHJ) In the fcn:Uf.l lllkc tllem straight from Industry, •hose alliance with the Demer.-.iiJ '" £ " c iarilf hill as passed by the .as upset tlie jii'CKram of Bcner.ii.- scn!>| S w011 ' 1 be satisfactory, but miff icvision upvvaul a; conlaiiif.!i u ' e )lavc £omc amendments in tills n the bilts passed by tilt house n:ul I ljl11 wlllc1 ' wln B° farther than t'hmiltcd by the senate rinanfY c!:!:iullce, u; prjud rather tin" bliLimcd of itself. It looks upon thc general achlcvi- ncnl of tilt's ronsrcss-su far nllli ALONG MAIN STREET By E. L. H. ever before to provide machinery for making scientific tariff legislation in the fulure. "Some unsatisfactory rates will remain, such as that on rayon, t * h * h . !ri . s .**" kept-e.wrbltan !y The days ore like the new spring Fkhts—Lhey are gettinc longer and brighter. * • » The average man will try everything else before he will admit that the secret, of success Is hard work. Autos may be fully as deadly war. but they don't make the stay- at-homes give up sugar and live on corn bread. Now-a-ninhts, you can't be sure whether a neighbor is beating up his wife or a radio soprano thousands of miles away is encountering a bit of static. I have observed that most violent arguments arc boUle-ralscd. That time-won Texas murder dc- feusa that the victim reached foi his hiji-ijeckct was thc only one HTM!/-satisfaction, contohdni;: that , ,,,,,, - , , he house (aril! bill was s.> in-' 111 ->' B ;\ l !t ™ ran. nnt in the milieus that it necessarily is uk- sul ^ l - te tnc ."""'islon requiring the r^ ;i ions time to rk! :: a' its lore cbnoxioi^i feature:: iu;d writs E0:iie new improvements into tariff aw. Dcfriidii I.tmg De-lay ' The senate has taken u deal ol time with the rnrilf nnd mrrc than it .should have Inkrn," admits Senator Uuorue W. Noiris of Nebraska, leader of thc western progressive Republicans. "I3ul this i3 the i;nly place' in tlie world where any bill. one like a tariff bill, sets any consideration. ariff commission to make separate reports on the facts regarding foreign and domestic production nnd costs, so that Items will be handled separately by congress, we will eliminate the log-rolling which has been Ion? the curse of tariff legislation. tHE MUSK-OX ,OF THE ARCTICS, KEEPS FAT AMP SLEEK WHILE UMING IN ONE OF THE MOST DESOLATE RESIGNS OH EARTH. ITS FOOO CONSISTS MAINW OF ." MOSS AM? J.ICKENS, O&TAINEO BY SCtJAPfNS AWAV THE SNovy WITH ITS HOOFS. O1930 BYNEA SERVICE. IMC. &ACK-SW;MMEF?S SWIM ON THEIFS 8ACKS AND STROKE THEIR TEET LIKE OACS. his trial for killing his stenographer. It seems to me that some enterprising professor ought to start, a school to teach telephone users. And the first lesson should be devoted to hosv to conclude a con- versaUon and when receiver. up the A California man has sued for divorce alleging that his wife allowed tile "other man" to wear ills shirts, ties nnd things. Of course, there is a limit beyond which no self-respecting husband should permit the other man to go. This world problem of what to do with old safety razor blades docs not concern me so much as what to do witli every other one of the new blades when they break off a corner at the first operation. • * • Investigations by tii.e prohibition that wasn't used by. Judge Brady ii bureau in \Vashmg(orV"vyou)d; we. to indicate that all of the pre-wor whisky confiscated is "pre"—the next war aiid not the World war. If the old-fashioned girt was us mild and gentle in demeanor .as Grandma would have you believe, why did they Invent the chaiierouc to go along'wit hher? « .• » An eastern college sharp declares that we are writing some of the finest ideals of American life into our popular songs. Such as probably, "Singing in the Bath Tub" and "I Want a Mechanical Man." Paris styles say the forms must bo rounded. And you can bet the forms will be rounded. If that word "obey" means anything at all to the gals it is when it Is include:! in tlie dictates of the fashion experts. The two inseparable points furthest apart, of any on earth are ML Shasta and Mt..Helena, both in Califcrnia auti 192 mites.apart. We also iirovkle that in the future the tariff commission shall act, judicially, disregard politics and act as a cours, which might to give us a real tribunal unbiased and uncontrolled. Kiilim Dill May Die ,,-,,, i "We have also written in the. •Kvorj'bodykinws tlm the house jrtctenturc plan for the-benefit of pa.sse^ n tunff bill us a nmitei- of! agriculture form—that it iniht pavs n r.s a' \\liolc or not at. all, Viithonl giving members any opportunity so offer amendments. "A tariff bill contains th:m:imls of items ami affects every jiorlion of the country, so i; is not remarkable tha! its consideration here sliould titke a lonu time where we linve free dc-bau- and every inmlicr ha 1 ; IliC rit;h; 1,1 offer 1> \V/"51' |niUL'ndmeixts. That is truo pf every Jiy WlllimHS|liniwrtant piece of Icsisl.Uion which contains more tlian en cuitro- vcrslnl item. "It line been worse in tlii.-. roil. jjrcss because the senate liiKtncc cci'.miltce majority, ivhie! 1 "None of these things is through thc" conference, of course. That's \\hcn tile fi;;ht \vill come. Rut in my judgment If most of these improvements don't slay in the bill. 113 bi!l will ever uc passed." Morris remarked that the si vaviuu? u:u!er^ RlC-iHT" L)P HIS B-HOOV '4t^:j^^^=*=2^\-. C^ fCS^^J^fe:- had passed his "lame duci:'' amendment to the constitution, "as usual" ami that tile house leaders threatening to rccc.s;. for lack of work misht well lake that tip. He regards (he rcccni opposition ID thc appointment of Chief Justice Hiiglii'.s as nf yrca; imporlancu in his kiig fish! ajainst monopoliics and extnrli.-iiatc public utilities and oxpei-ls it to have a heallhv effect til bill ivc liad before u-=. i |i.iri:cd en ilie coun'.s conservative majority, v.ith Kcnatcrs from 11 very fi ,v man- "iiicluiims Huahcs. Asbestos Mine Worker Faces Peculiar Occupational Peril mi. .MOiiius r; f,i li». Awn:Milieu anil c.f Ily- tlic yriiu industrii's .1,1 | ;i,-.i:ili'd nut thai (he inhalation of Amrrirau a:bcs:cs fibers produces fibrous rlun^.T in the liniKs wliirh represent p-.-vhaps an aticmpl cf the lissi'L- cf the lung to wall off the to fcrenn sub^ianci conlnins aUnit 41 per tiiat \vcrl:n'- \\itli r.n bnit)?i.', i; v)' ir.lrcc;i.!c:i'.;v •«,»; fhon h-j. been hiMlfJ i!:; of !li? tn-.dc tv.ides c' r-li lia/r.rd tint 1 ol stica :ii;iti':i;-.:-. liccrmly the Jcmnal of : nadian Mec! Asso^a 1 ;:: •, 1VJ 0111 Cl tlOlill.ii'c crnt ef : ili<\> am! 2 1-2 nor com lunas ' c:n- v. hich the i nn in h:ue a cf iron oxide. The liuvis seem to react particularly n silica with fib;cm hh'hnnmation that ts called filicosis. in addition to changes prodiicui in t!ie hings, workers witli a'bc-sws <li;vclop warty growtlvs 1 ••" -lie skin which are called as- 1ms The I' body hns factors of f.ifcty haps which inally are sometimes per- fnclors for harm Tims tin- tissues arc able to take c.ire cf a treat many serious rcac. . „..- 'I™* or inflammations by walling •.•i'.idcrablc patl cf tin- worhi's | them c ff or by cliiuinatinR them Ir .nippy c. aslx-stcs Is mmcd „-. the oilier « :: ,s. u the danger to thi |B!ack laV't? flisiilc: k-.-iacui Quo- bcdy is not too considerable, work- [b:c City nnd Siifroro.M-.c. B.cause ws arc 1,'seiy to pay little alien- j few ccmplair.ts were l-.c.-inl AS to ticn to the "difficulty. special typ:s of "difficulty ;:iore and mere scicntifl .ctrriiis ni r.sce;;cs wi,i-k,:-;. little! stiic'.;cs .ire madn in the field of in Uticntion was 3 h\n to the iu'ojcct.jrti:s'.i'v. ti-.c.-c conditions a - | Hew-over, report* nave -out :;-.c wor.a thue arc ipcci ea v,ith t.:e .-.a ll-.'.:s a Bri rc brought ; sii ;;> a p. to !:uh: a:id it bscomcs possible i -.!-. V i:ii S h|lor n-.r;;:,;ii.-,l mcrlicino to prolect! -..;, tiu! . ti-.o »o:kfi evou tli;ugh he. him.; .-.-.xlat- j self h., } r.o: rcaii^ed the hazard. - has 1 Read Courier News ^Vant Ads. "What's the News" When Columbus and his caravels returned from the New World, thc first question shouted from the shore was, "What's the news?" That's always the question of paramount importance. Years ago folks asked it of the post rider, thc soldier returned from the wars, the man who had been down to the settlements, or the neighbor back from the general store. Today, you find thc answer in your newspaper. Through thc newspapers the news of the world and of the community quickly be.comcs public knowledge. And remember this—it takes two kinds of news to make a modern paper complete. Thc first tells of happenings near and far—of fires, sports, elections, accidents, marriages, deaths, grelit men, great events. The second tells of things you eat, wear and use— things you buy, things being sold to your friends and neighbors. This news is advertising. It's just as important to keep up to date on the advertising in this paper as it is to read about what's doing in the world of events. Advcrtsittfj is an essential news service. It is distinctly to your advantage to be guided by it.

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