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THESE ARE OUR OPINIONS. WHY NOT WRITE US YOURS? ;] flogalcs Untemational A Democratic Newspaper Devoted to the Interest of Nogales and Vicinity j j| PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY MORNING j, At 225 Grand Ave., Nogales, Arizona 1; CRAIG POTTINGER ; Owner and Publisher RALPH RAWSTHORNE Business Manager Subscription Rate $4.00 A Year, $250 Six Months, 45 cents a Month INTERNATIONAL PLATFORM |. Better Drainage To Make Floods Impossible More Conventions More Tourists * A Law To Prohibit Jaywalking I Development Os Mining And Agricultural Resources Os This District. ' Entered as second class matter February 3, 1928 at the post office at Nogales, Arizona, under the Act of March 3, 1879. '■'i The Time For Summing Up Three years of depression have ended and we can begin to sum up. Hard times have brought ill winds—but they have al * so brought some healthful breezes. Business and individuals have been forced to “write -down” fictitious valuations and standards. This has natur ally caused a great deal of hardship and a long black list of bankruptcies. But real readjustments had to occur to put a sound foundations under family and business life. Those who expanded and operated on the principle - that that which goes up need never come down, and that boom prosperity would continue forever, had to be deflated- The individual has found that it is possible to live hap pily and comfortably on a pre-war basis. He had found that the arbiter of wages is what the dollar will buy. He’s come down to earth. These are the “healthful breezes” of depression. The decks have been cleared for action, and the way to recov ery is open. As for the problems of depression, they are still vital and intense. Writing in the Yale Review, Sir Arthur Salter observed that 1933'wi1l be one of the most crucial years in modern history. The pressing and increasing weight of taxation stifles the capital (industry) of the world, creating unemployment and preventing industrial expansion and the further in vestment of money. The burden of armaments, with their drain on nation al incomes and their constant threat to world peace, grows greater. In every important country the cost of wars, past, present and future, is the major item in the national bud get. -* * - The question of foreign trade looms large on the eco nomic horizon. In normal times, foreign sales amount to ten per cent of the gross in this country—and ten per cent is the margin between profit and loss in the average busi ness. Today foreign trade is almost non-existent, due large ly to a new and intense spirit of economic nationalism which finds its expression in tariff wars and embargoes. Almost every economist of distinction, here and abroad, stresses the need for revitalizing foreing trade as a factor in the work of recovery. Tied up with this is the problem of silver, which affects the purchasing power of half the world’s people. When silver is depressed, as at present, the silver standard countries are unable to buy in the gold standard markets. The picture at home is undoubtedly more encouraging than the world picture. We have the finest industrial or ganism in existence—we have the factories and the ma ‘ chines and the farms that are adequate to our needs. Our utilities, our railroads, our oil companies, our insurance in stitutions, are the harbingers Os American progress. They represent honest national assets, as against the fictitious assets we counted on in the boom days. Because the ma chinery of distribution has slowed, it does not mean that the machinery of production is lacking or faulty. Our greatest single problem is unemployment- Ten million of our working population is at present out of a job, and its buying has come to a stop. Much of this un employment is temporary—part of it is the result of ma chine displacement of labor. Today the foremost indus trialists are working toward plans to shorten the working day and the working week, and to provide some means of unemployment insurance that will assure the able and will ing worker a livelihood in bad times as well as good. It is difficult to believe that their efforts will end in failure. The weight of taxation which forces retrenchment, is pre venting the employment of many of those now seeking jobs. This is America at the opening of 1933—a vast and incalculably rich land, which is gradually emerging from depression and entering a new era. It is still a land of prom ise, as it was in the days of the Argonauts. It has lost nothing that it really possessed. Its earth is still fruitful, its mines are still filled with metals, its factories are ready to make the necessities and luxuries its people want. Its people are courageous, and they still have faith. Its lead ers retain those vital qualities—intelligence and vision- Americans will pull out of the depression—and, from the lessons that depression has taught, it may find a means of preventing both extreme rises and extreme drops in the economic and social cycle, and of creating genuine, per manent and sound prosperity. EDITORIAL PAGE This Debt Repudiation Has Gotta* Stop WAIT A MIUUTE, FELLOW.- NOW YOU JUS’ TP.Y To / / FP-OO ON WHAT YOU _ / _v,.2. Aur-N tT'S hE OWES AT Gi)Y OWE ME AWD ' / Ten Cents And, FINISH FOP. Yoq. , he’s trying to GIT OUT OF IT.) To Ex-Governor Hunt On Monday your public services reached an end. To the people of Arizona your distinguished career is a household possession. It began more than thiry years ago with honesty, integrity and courage for the foundation. And during these years this same honesty, integrity and courage erected a superstructure for the people that will be a landmark along the corridors of time unto the farth est generations that call Arizona home. At this time a review of your services is unnecessary. You are living among us and your work is as of yesterday. Your principles are sturdy; your purposes definite, and your ideals for the state were pressed home during your campaigns with an earnestness that time has not erased from the memories of your fellow-citizens- Your rugged convictions concerning your duties to the state hnd of her needs and necessities raised up many enemies; likewise, many friends upheld your standard. No man with hazy thoughts, subnormal ideals and flabby leadership can be seven times governor. From the inception of statehood until this day Arizona has had many problems requiring the services of keen statesman ship and sincere devotion to duty for their solution. This pioneer commonwealth traveled no beaten path but blaz ed the way through financial and governmental tangles that the people might have homes, security and content ment. Under your leadership, supported by the sturdy manhood and zealous womanhood of the state, this hope blossomed into reality. As time runs its course and the blazing heat of con flict fades into the warmth of the afterglow the true sta ture of George W. P. Hunt will be reflected. The anger, bitterness and rancor of today will give way to modera tion, understanding and the sympathetic insight of the morrow. The thoughtful will realize that their paths, how ever divergent and far apart from yours today, will con verge at the goal you sought—the welfare of society that brings happiness to each member. And now, at the conclusion of the labors of the day, with the evening of life resting upon your brow, as the Friend of Man, we trust that for many days you may be spared in health and vigor to partake of the fruit of the seeds you planted- And, with the Evangelist, we reverent ly join in the commendation you truly merit, “well done good and faithful servant . . .enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.” (Miami Silver-Belt) 4-Si CLL'B NEWS Mix fun with work Plenty of good healthy fun along with their educational projects is mak ing the 4-H clubs of Gallatin county, Montana, the most attractive to rural boys and girls of any youth movement in that section. County agent R. E. Bodley, publishes a little monthly mim eographed paper for the county clubs, and it is full of pep from start to finish. Every club appears to try to outdo the other in reporting on activities. Something of the spirit which has been developed in this and other ways is reflected in a verse contributed by Nellie D.ykstra, a club member. It reads: Let’s not begin a certain thing, Or start to solve a riddle, Unless zee mean to see it thru. And not stop in the middle. This same girl contributes another verse which shows the lure of club work for her, and no doubt others. It roiu: NOGALES INTERNATIONAL CRAIG POTTINGER, Editor Why climb a mountain’s lofty dome, While you can do club work at home; Why seek the shore, why sail the sea? ' Do as Priscilla (Club) teaches t hce. The leader of the Priscilla club i? now Mrs. Beecher Chambers, and shfc tells in verse how she came to have tht office: Our Becker had some little clubs, As bright as bright could be. Tell everywhere that Becker zvent A club zvas sure to be. They followed her all day and night Until no rest had she, And then our Becker had to give Priscilla’s Club to me. By Albert T. Reid Success Forecasted Toshia Mori, youthful Japanese beauty, is the first non-caucasian movie aspirant ever selected with the group named annually as giving promise of being a sefeen star during ; the. year,) Ip £yCARLH,6&TZ Parking space for 3.000 cars will i be provided underneath Rockefeller j Center, New York’s great amuse ment center. * * * j New York taxicab drivers say j business is much better. i * * * Piano manufacturers here report |an unusual demand for electric I pianos. They can’t acount for it. * * * j Manhattan Island has 490 miles of i streets. * * * Telephone company representa j tives revealed the other day in court | that in a period of 65 days there had i been 627 cords and trunk lines cut in public booths by persons who dis j liked the telephone service. One ! man admitted slashing 35 cords. * * * j A company here has perfected an . electric palate that can tell if an apple is ripe. > * * * i i New York butchers are trying to j break down the idea that the tur ! key should be eaten only during the | holidays. Turkey should be eaten ! as chicken, they argue. ,* * * Tobacco shop dealer told me the | other day he was expecting a supply [ of “permanent” matches —ones that j could be struck and would light 500 j time! * * * i New Yorkers who used to buy j pure Havana cigars for state occa ! sions, are now buying the same i cigars for half the price they used j to pay. Explanation: Factory has j been moved from Havana to New i Jersey. No duties to pay now. * * * A New York department store I advertises: “Buy now. Pay two i months from now.” I * * * | New Yorkers are said to be eat j ing' more candy than ever before. * * * They’re publishing a magazine in New York entitled, “Strange Suicides.” * * * A New York shop is trying to get men to carry an extra pair of socks in the hip pocket—just like a spare tire. Discoverpd’ hole in sock. Change socks. What an idea? NOGALES, ARIZ., SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 1933 PRESS OPINIONS, CARTOONS AND OTHER FEATURES Journalists Are Bred To Stand Adversity While many banks and other institutions in Ohio have collapsed under the present economic pressure, not a single newspaper has failed, was pointed out by Clarence J. Brown, secretary of state of Ohio and publisher of several newspapers, in a recent address before nearly 200 men and women of the press in connection with the Hall of Fame meeting at Ohio State University. We are not sure that the press of any other commonwealth can claim any such 100 per cent record of survival, but reports we receive indi cate quite clearly that casualities among the newspapers of the nation have - been less than those of any other im portant line of business. Without wishing to revive the old picture of the starv ed, out-at-elbow and down-at-heel editor, there are ele ments of it that point a moral and contain a practical ap plication. Journalism was bred in adversity and during its early, and a considerable part of subsequent, career was like a step-child at the table of mammon. A hardy breed the practitioners must needs have been to endure. Running foot-races with the sheriff was a common form of exer cise, developing a fleetness which, while they suffered fre quent incarceration on other charges, enabled them to keep fairly free of debtors’ prisons. Editors and publishers were hung, drawn and quarter ed, tortured and branded, generally for dignified and high sounding crimes, but they did not, as a rule, sink to the felonies and misdemeanors of the sordid and menial. Some would-be humorous and tongue-in-cheek commentators have attempted to point out that most of the early news paper men had no credit, hence could not get into debt and that, anyway, it would have been folly to imprison them, as so doing would have entailed their being a per petual charge upon the state. Such vaporings are unworthy of notice. Os course they had credit, otherwise they could not have carried on the relentless campaigns—ending often in martyrdom—which furnish some of the most inspiring pages of history. The main point is that, newspaper publishing, trained in a school where brickbats were more common than con fetti, learned to survive under conditions that would .have killed less brave and purposeful endeavors. Journalists dis covered what it meant to give much and receive little. The experience didn’t exactly fatten them, but it' did develop the bone and sinew so much more useful to fighters than is adipose tissue. Hard times of today summon a spirit to the profession that is a throw-back to the courage and re sourcefulness of its forbears. The record of newspaper survival throughout the de pression is a lesson to business in general, to cut cloth to fit the size and design of the garment. Bankers should be impressed that publishers’ loans are a good risk; but will they be so impressed? We opine not. (Publisher’s Auxil iary) . ofEXECUTIVE Supplying a week-to-week inspiration for the heavy-.burdencil who will find , every human trial paralleled in the experiences of‘'The Man Nobody Knows.'" TIME FOR EVERYTHING THE disciples had many worries. They wanted to get it clear as to their relative positions in the new Kingdom; they were concerned because outsiders, not properly initiated into the organi zation, were claiming to be followers of Jesus and doing miracles in liis name. They fretted because there was so much work to be done and the days too short for | doing it.. But Jesus towered magnificently above it all. Wherever he went the chikireti flocked. Pomp and circumstances mean nothing to them. 1 heir in stinct cuts through all outward semblance with a keen swift edge. So they swarmed around, tug s ging at his garments, climbing on his knees, beg- I ging to hear more of his stories. Bruce Barton It was all highly improper and wasteful in the disciples’ eyes. But, Jesus would have none or it. "Suffer little children to come unto me!” he commanded. And he added one of those sayings which should make so clear the mes sage of his gospel. "They arc the very essence of the Kingdom of Heaven,” he said, “unless you become like them you shall in no wise enter in.” Like them . . . like little children . . . laughing . . . joyous . . . unaffected . . . trusting implicitly . . . with time to be kind. To be sure Jesus was not always in the crowd. He had his long hours of withdrawal when, in communion with his Father, he refilled the deep reservoirs of his strength and love. Toward the end he was more preoccupied. He knew months in advance that if he made another journey to Jerusalem his fate would be sealed; vet lie never wavered in his decision to make that journey. Starting out on it his mind filled with the approaching conflict, his shoulders burdened with the whole world’s need, he heard his name called out from the roadside in shrill unfamiliar tones. “Jesus . . . Jesus ... thou son of David .. . have mercy on me.” It was the voice of a useless blind beggar. . Jesus stopped. “Who called my name?” * "Nobody, Master . . . only a blind beggar ... a worthless fellow ... Bartimseus ... nobody at a11... we’ll tend to him,” said the disciples. “Bring him here.” Trembling with hope he was guided forward. The deep rich eyes of the Master looked into those sightless eyes. The mind which had been buried in the greatest problem with which a mind ever wrestled, gave itself unreservedly to the problem of one forlorn human life. Here was need; and lu: had time. . . . The man was healed. Next Week: Be of Joy and Good Cheec Copyright, Cobbs Msrriil Co.