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BPYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OOURBB MIWB Bray 4fl Mad* *. IMT. •M( at OOB- ttM <«? Of '•faurbut to*B vfc«M wflritr wrtfe* ta mrfn- ' By *»fl. wtthto yw», t»M for** rnooUi*, tLM lor UUM or m»fl outiid* M mil* nu. IULM par r*tr 4 o*y*Ue In •dnne*. United Nations House Hunt The solemn, history-makinvr session ""iff 'the United Nations seem destined ! to continue in the same incongruous I settings that have formed the'back- ) drop.'for its deliberations ever since it J chose' the 'United States as a perman- j cut home.'First it was an opera house, ' then a girls' gymnasium. And now the i .organization is to divide its activities • between ' a gyroscope factory and a I skating rink on a deserted fairgrounds. {• Of courae,'.;the UN has run into the I same housing shortage that afflicts J anyone wanting, to make a change oC \ residence or business address today. • Rut the final decision on a temporary , home (which may have to do for two ', to five years) seems an unhappy one. j i*Tp get over- the least important ol>- ;. jedtiau.lfirjt,. there is a symbolism al) tached tjf"'tlTp chosen buildings which \ provokes ; a rsttiirer ominous snicker un| becoming to the seriousness of the i UN's task. The dizzy whirl of the : gyroscope, and,- the . slips, slides, and ] spills JBat; g6; wjtfi skating ard b'ountl j to crop'up arid"bcdcvir men's minds ; with unfortunate similes whenever the i deliberations show signs of getting out • • of hand. t:a-5'_igg££JhV)fe. ate practical considera- S lions, too. The two buildings are nine £ miles apart. The Sperry plant, where g the Council' and Secretariat will hold H forth, is 22 miles from mid-town Man- 5 haittan, where the delegates make their j headquarters. The old City of New j* York building, left over from the v | WoFld's Fair, 'is' seven miles distant 5 from midtown. J* :-,.Transportation to the Sperry plant £ will involve a lot of changes for those f members of the organization who don't X have cars—and it's a sure thing that £; notf^JK-the* clerical^ staff is so blessed. p In addition, the 'surroundings of the £ two sites seem somewhat less than was built, people have been wondering what would happen aitcr the war to this while elephant which at one time housed 30,000 ' military and civilian Workers. A logical solution might be to turn it over to the United Nations. The Pentagon isn't beautiful, but it is commodious. There are shops and restaurants and some rather flossy office-suites already iiistallccl, us well as hundreds of unglnmorous but efficient workrooms. It could probably be remodeled to suit UN needs as easily as the skating rink or the gyroscope factory. No doubb it would even be possible to convert some of the space into dwelling units, if the housing shortage still warranted such a move. The building is close to downtown Washington. There is <)iiick bus service and ample parking space. And surely our peacetime Army would have ample room in the several other buildings in the capital which it used during the war. Probably the Pentagon has been considered and rejected. It may be felt that il is too close to the scat and influence of the American government— though with New York immediately accessible' by telephone and only about an hour away by air, that would seem a rather secondary consideration. Al any rate, the UN officials have made (heir choice. But we still think they have passed up a good bet. MONDAY, APK1L '22, 11M6 More Than His Share of the Spoils of War SO THEY SAY ,. :.:in" contrast, to these disadvantages, ', , therg.Js .an .alternate choice of a tcm- | perary or'even-permanent home- for j the UN \vhich at .least offers some I physical indacements.. That is the i Pentagon Building in'Washington. . :~:*"..*Ever since tTu's mammoth structure lias il liccn pointed out thiit British rule in Iiuliii, Ilrilish troops in Indonesia iind in Greece could most conceivably he sis frightening to Russians as Russian troop movements have been made to appear to us?—James Roosevelt, Independent Citizens' Committee of the Arts, Sciences, ami Professions. If we don't keep up in this (atomic energy) race we will become a third-class power. We arc an Industrial nation, we have all the industrial know-how and the Industrial plants to make (he separation. We should maintain It.— Dr. Wnulcll Laltiincr, U. of California scientist. Voluntary measures alone, no mutter how energetically they are pursued, arc not enough. They can be helpful, but after food has been moved into civilian consumption . channels It. Is too late to recapture ft for ffiliiiient abroad^— Herbert H. Lehman refiling IftJRRA Director General. * * * Russia ought to have Ihe right under a treaty to a port on the Dardanelles and the Baltic. It should have access to the povUs on the ground that it is a matter of economic development. I do not see in connection with this any question of territorial aggrandizement.—Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President Emeritus of Columbia University. • * « It is disgraceful that we aren't well along with i.u industrial program using this method atomic energy!. Within 10 years Russia .and England will have major industrial atomic power plants in o|)cration.—Dr. Wendell Lattimer. U. of California scientist. *, IN HOLLYWOOD • KY KKSKINK JOHNSON' king of Denmark, was .awarded a NBA Staff Correspondent gold plaque by the Independent, HOLLYWOOD, April 22. (NEA) Producers Assn. for his services to —The last time B«tte Davis and the industry and public, and was Paul Henreld were teams, the re-given a new five-year radio consult was n vogue for Uual lighting (met f 0r r.jj,._ Christian." of clgareu. He's scheduled to slap SUISTLK STKIPI'EK iler face In "Deception." Wouldn't, Gypsy Hose Lee Is getting a Hoi- ,t be unfortunate If that, started i <lywood "counterpart. Rita Elayworlli. > Vogue, too? W | 10 (!!<] -inferential" strip-teases The fate of Amber, whether she jn "Tonight and Every Night" and lives or dies, will be up to the cen- "Gilcla," will do another one in sors. In the book, she continues her] "Down to Earth." . . . Director hopeless pursuit ot Bruce Carlcton. nut In the film, there's the matter of movie ethics. A wrongdoer must pay for his or her sins. The studio will shoot two endings, and leave the question of life or death up to the censors. « « * ighl of the week: Five-foot one- inch Peggy Cummins In a clhicli with six-foot, four-inch Vincent Price, for a scene in "Forever Am- tacr." Peggy was standing cm a stepladderi LITERARY INFLATION Inflation already has hit the literary market, says story editor Julian Johnson. The price of story properties has gone up 50 per cent iince the beginning of the war, and las more than doublet! since 1935. Coincidence: Ronald Reagan, cx- U. s. Cavalryman, becomes Larry lanrahnn. horse doctor, in '"Stallion Road.".. .There's plenty of privacy "or John Ford when he films "My Darling Clementine," on location it Monument Valley, in tile far nortlnvest corner of Arizona. The icarest big town is M5 miles away, the nearest telephone, 40 miles. Within a week's time. Jean Hersholt celebrated his 43th screen anniversary and 32nd wedding anniversary, was knighted by the *. WASHINGTON COLUMN Greed Is Risen wklcft km. «t arrlvrA, cratrd, at the lltllr <.•»]<< Cv4 >lnt<o» «d«rr»K< to hrr brother-in-law. Kllle. A1 1» »eti»T mill ocli. and drrurn like a <«ml»or. Her »lxtrr AK«r« waran her she'll never an4 a h««aaad aiileRn *he raaDgrii ' Her •**?*. Ellle, A K «e»' tiunbiod, <ro r » a hoamh- p^kell naea he aaaoaaee* thai ae haM invented alntiMt their entire »arl»g» In a fT»»» (re Innaraaee »oneT for the old h«w*e the. three of them lire In. Agne» hud planned in Rpend the nianer «n a new oll- t conrae. t«r Til night Bull was restless. *Klichen*. *_The 'dog junv .iner, «fh"inirig'an*d whfm i • Deb by heard him moving about > in the kitchen, walking round and J round the room, whining and growling. He woke h«r up three l -4i«»«s_.-3rhe third time it was early 'Tnorning, barely light enough for ^lier to see around her room. She -gpt^up.and .wriggled into her *»c:O»nesj through the-small square ^window she could see pale streaks ipf lemon-colored light. «. She. tiptoed ^down the stairs and -tnrough the sitting room into the up on fmperlng and --licking her hand, and she rum^pied his head and led him out to ilho porch. He strained at the col- Ulsr and she dragged him roughly -toward the barn and tied him to £the rope. He ran bick.and forth, gyipping, then turned quickly and -galloped to the end ot the leash, -training toward .the moors, his l.neck extended till his collar T,'as ^.back over his shoulders. - Debby stood still, watching him, ^cp.dpresently Ellie came out of the i kita*eii 'doo¥ with the Uits of his •.fiannel shirt outside his trousers "and motioned with his head to^ward UjeliouJ*. "Asleep," he said. .. Debbfrt nodd«d, looking at him »out ol.the corner'.of her eye and -smiling lalntly/ "Mad, ain't she?" insurance?" "Sure I did." "When?" "The other day." She grinned at him slowly. You mean the other night?" "Well, yeah. It was after supper." He was grinuing too, sheepishly. "Who sold it to you?" "Fellow named Newkirk, Ken Newkirk." "Never heard of him," said Dtbby. "Lives in Orleans." said Ellie. "Hasn't been Ihere long. Sells real estate nnd insurance and deals in antiques some." She chuckled, hunching her "Phew," said Hlie. *-T*i-ntUf jwy EO.MO fire it, will we? It wouldn't be much fun livin 1 somewheres else." Ellic threw his head back and stared at her, wide-eyed. "No," he said, "it wouldn't." He turned round quickly, spat in the grass, and swaggered across the yard toward the dog, lucking in his shirt as he went. "Come on," he said, "what d'ye say we let him go? See what he'll do." Bull glanced up at him impatiently, then pointed his quivering nose out toward the open hills again. Ellic untied the knot and held the collar, glancing round at Debby. She nodded and he let go. The rioK was away like a frightened jack-rabbit, galloping in long, awkward leaps, his cars Happing. * * * T-IE dipped out of sight below the lull, then reappeared on the far hillside, climbing with undf- minishcd speed pnst clumps of beach plum and bayhcrry. Finally he disappeared over the lop of the hill. "Where would you go if you was him?" Debby asked. Elite thought it over. "I'd go explorin'." He shaded his eyes, looking up the valley toward the beach. "An" when I got sick ot lhal, I'd go back to where the food was." They watched for five minutes, then walked slowly back toward the house. "Say. Debby," said Ellie. She looked up at him. "Yon disappointed about not takin' lhat course?" "Who. me?" she asked, half la"ghing. half disgusted. "I like things all right the way they arc, don't you?" _ .,,.^ 1 He grunted. "Sure T do." Then said. i he scowled. "But you won'* for "That don't make it a bad th;nc ' nlw ays." to have." b "Why not?" He shook his head. "I know. But you won't.' shoulders. "Keeps his office open late, don't he?" "Important business." said Ellic, "ain't done in ollices." "Not with you. it ain't. How- many drinks did he buy you?" "No more than I bought him. We took turns payin'." * « * QEBBY laughed. "Y o u ' d a thought he might of paid for the drinks." She turned and low-caved, slope- Its shingles were looked at the roofed house. blackened and curling, its dows small-paned and irregular. "How long you 'spose that house has been there, Ellie?" she asked. "Couple o' hundred years." "I'll bet this is the flrsl time it ever had fire insurance on it," she "'Course it don't. Only it ain't worth seven thousand." "Well, you can't tell," said i-llie. "These summer people will pay a lot for old houses liku thai." "They won't pay seven thousand fof thai one." "Who wants 'em to? It I was aimin' to sell it, 1 wouldn't of insured it." "Thai's rigM, Ellie." Debby said emphatically. £We won't ever sell don't Ho trudged on, his thumbs hitched around his belt, his eyes staring stonily ahead. Finally, without looking up, he said, "Girls get restless." He spat resoundingly over his shoulder and walked along faster. Debby had always heard that it was boys who got restless. (To Be Coiiliniusl) ,f,t By I'KTKK KDSON NEA WJUihtlngton Correspondent WASHINGTON. April 22. (N1SA) —If the spirit displayed by Washington during the 1940 Easter season, the traditional time of sacrifice and of hope for a bettor- •orld, could be summarized lii ril Ingle phase, that phase would be Greed is risen." While millions go hungry in Uie Id world, few in the new show any tgns ot willingness to make vol- intary sacrifice and to share. Like Pontius Pilate, everyone wants to] vash Ills own hands of respoiisiss >jlity .for the crimes against,, r^i* niinlty Jomrriittea every day; ;•; ;3 * ' Eat, dark bread for a tlniS. in place of .white? Don't like it. Fast on less bread or no. bread at all? Only if it's rationed and required by law. Give up the use of »rnin in brewing and distilling, till tin; emergency is over? What a kill- 1 joy idea that, is. and think of all the taxes that would be lost. Cut down the rattening of livestock on grain until humankind has enough in Its belly to sustain life? what nonsense. : Ignoring the admonition that "Man shall not live by bread alone," this is tlic spirit of brotherly "love. 1048 A. D. Forgotten completely is the doctrine "He who gives of his alms feeds three: himself, his hungering neighbor. and Me." MODERN "MONEY CIIANOEHS" ATTACK OPA CONTROLS The cHef priests of special interest, make a great noise before the Congress, like the moneychangers scourged from the temple, bemoaning the wrongs done tlicir traditional privileges. Their demand rises in chorus for an end to all price and wage controls, to satisfy their lust lor more and more gain. A small clique of the lawmakers threatens an end to all efforts at stabilizing the prices on at; tural products. They do this own though farm income is higher than it hits ever bcen_ and even HIOIM still higher farm prices can or mean a disastrous inflation. Th do ' this because they arc an^nnl that, speculators have been curbed in Ihcir wagering on future prices of cotton. A cry goes up for an end to subsidies, the picsce of silver tnim the tax moneys that enable ;ln- cost of food to be held down 10 within reach of the poor. A wail mounts from the ownns of houses to let their rcmlaKs higher and higher, without limit The builders of houses, with conditions under which ninny millions may be without rn .tr- over their heads, show little concern over the plight of those to pay lest. I.AKOK I.KADKKS THIHVi: ON INDUSTRIAL STRIFK Many leaders of labor, gnrding completelv the iimis tile people for coal, steel, farm plements. meat, and the nr-cr ties of life, wrangle rnrilcssly. in the Interests of product ion pMcc nor to the end that t worker may be more worthy hi.s hire. They serk instead thrive on Industrial strife. •] qaln on threats and t.loi>p:u;e-i .istry when reason will support their demands of n V for less work. And many employers of flRht tlicm back, not in th, tercst of seeing that every v,o: ha.s work al a wage that will . ; i: nntro him a decent standard Itvlnc, but more in the intcn-.-i exploitation for profit. Meanwhile, the SJOft-.i-w chosen representatives of tli pic. in Congress assembled, ovrr efforts to set the miinnr.nn waao of Ihe people at $20 n ui-k, believing S20 is enough. The politician, of cour.M-. ti,ii:;-;s not first of wise nnd gooa t^>uin- nu'nt for bis country. Maintenance of Ins u\vn position of power aiut iniluence takes precedence. On the war-torn wounds of this nation and .clans pour with nail. the world the polili- their vinegar mingled >corge Sidney wrote the theme song movie, "Holiday in Mexico." The title is "Why Don't You Care?"... Director Archie Mayo made his professional debut as the target for knife-thrower in a medicine show. "And." says Mayo, "I'm still dodging 'em." Ad<| Hollywood oddities: The bartenders will be on roller skates at the new Hollywood P.otisserie, open-" iiiE at Sunset nnd Vine May 15... Los Angeles Police Radio Car. No. 42A is manned by officers Abljott and Costcllo. Gene Tierncy wil go through her entire role in "The UaiMr's Edge" minus makeup. She convinced tho studio that she looked better that way...Hudy Vallee has discovered n new blonde, Mar.y Ann Nyberg. 'Iliey were a twosome at the Biltmore Bowl...Veloz and Yolanda are getting the greatest rave reviews of their career on their current dance tour. Tra]* Vielil <J Foxes MOFiRISTOWN, N. Y. IU.P.) — Lucky Mis. Pearl Uclair. trapping fixes for her first season, found nine red ones in her traps in one day. Her usual daily take is two or three. Bandmaster Yes. this was Washington in the joyous Easter season, dedicated to retnemberaiice of those days 1Q1G years ago when there came from the Cross the pitiful prayer for the unthinking: "Father, forgive them; for they know not what thev do." Irony of Life JACKSONVILLE. Fla. (U.P.l — Law-breakers in this city taste the full iiony of life when they arrive at the police station or Ihe county jail—both located on Liberty St. * THIS CURIOUS WOULD A\EAMS BUT ACTUALLY THE DINOSAURS AS A WHOLE WERE NOT ,• TERRIBLE AT ALL BUT PEACE-LOVING INHABITANTS '•SOME OF THEM ) COULD NOT EVEN ) SUPPORT THEIR. HU&E BODIES, EXCEPT IN WATER. .' ''A MECHANICAL \CE. B&X RUNS TO COOL OFF," SiOt --, <Z. B. MOORE, HORIZONTAL 1.6 Pictured bandmaster ! 3 Motive 15 Chemical compound 16 Bad 17 Capable '» 19 Poker stake 20 Dove house 21 Gaze 22 Join metal 23 Trinity lerrh (ab.) 2-1 Eye (Scot.) 25 Closes 29 Pottery fragment 32 Rodent 33 Hearing organ 34 Prepared 36 Abyss 39 Comparative suffix « Toward 41 Shady walk 44 Apollo's mother 48 He is —• — of American ; bandmasters 50 On the ocean 51 Dry 52 Hindu epic : hero J 53 Judging ?§£ 55 Drenched * 57 Commission's 08 Portents VERTICAL 1 Constructs 2 Dedicate 3 Abide 4 Island' 5 Negative 6 Wind-storrn 7 Hebrew ., measure '". 8 Pound (ab.) 9 Depict 10 My 11 Horn 12 Required 14 Short sleep 18 Exist 26 Constellation 27 Boy 28 Pigpon 29 Dry, M wine 30Exclam.ilio'n 31 Age 34 Made over ^ 35 Expungt.r * 37 Flower part 38 Simple organisms -: 42 Ogle 43 Tibetan mont 44 Debark 45 Work units 1 40 Palm lily 47 Uneven 48 Percussion instrument •Ifl Comfort 54 Within 50 Hawaiian bird t li i :J %L f j H ',* "* <v 4i S m ^ IL ^« Tf iTt • \f / -frff 54 <\ 7 4 1 \ ^ « ji B vf b v t 1 <7 Mb <- Ib c \ -?"• ' A 1o 1 4 * y k 11 jj Q n ,'jV t^ Lt JJ 1 / rr j ^ ^ '///' 56 'li H rl it. i 1 . \> IV. ^i o » t< / ,• i\ / ^ 11 it M MO 11 53 77 Jur Boarding House with Maj. Hoopla VJMW'S THM DR/XPERY YOU'RE SNEARlKil VOL) UOOVi LIKE SOMEBODY TRYING TO LEAVE TdvJN TWO BACWl FENCES AHEWDOF PLATOOKi OP BILL. COLLECTORS/ HAK-KFV.FF.'UAME SOUR UTTLE JEST, IVW DEAR -"- TIAE-V LAUGHED AT TUB V.IRIGHT BROTHER'S.'-^BUT MPiV NOT S^AIR.^C WrVErJ ~L TELL. YOtJ TrtAT AC, A 'OeTeC.T- W6. I L.N& DAN5GEROUSLY-— MM ENJERN MOWE 16 WATCHED BY THE- SINISTER., &YES OF SCORtS OP i£ INVENTOR OF SAUCER-SHAPED CLAY PISEONS frOTHIS IDEAFROtt V.ATC.HIN& BOYS SKIPPING SEA SHELLS ON WATER. T. ',.: PEG U S PAT OFF NKXT: fires »re preventable? SIDE GLANCES by Golbralrit A RIG ..TKKr, iRODV VMfXTCVAES, WirA •=• Out Our Way ByJ. R. Williams STOP.' RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE--1- INSTANTL.Y.' /WHY ^^oTHEf^.s "Oh, 1 was crazy nboul the army—llio only reason 1 didn't ix'-cnlisl was my wife convinced me I'd feel beUer v - : il', i >yns my qwj, bo$s i ; ***"

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