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, .TACK SOCK BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS OB BLTIHKVILLE OOUMKB NKW8 too •nun. tered tp «• United •rite ta.tb* alned. ._aOc pet wwk. or Me P*r mooUt By nun. witbtn a radha <* 40 mlM*. MM vtt rtfa. t»M. for *i Booth*. tljtO for tbnc month*; or ma* <xzt4d* M mfl» moat, HMO pw r~r r p»y»ble IB Dangerous One-Way Streefs" ' The victorious wartime alliance * against the Axis has shown definite I 'symptoms of breaking up ever since *,hostilities ceased. These symptoms are " Sil4,,pr,c;>e))t A And while they arc dis- " IrtSsj'sirifer they 'are not unnatural. It 'has' long 'been the practice of nations, especially the strong ones, to . go_their own way when it seemed ex. pedient to do so. A sort of private-enterprise system among nations has always .been popular, whatever the shade of a nation's domestic politics. Jealous guardianship 'of sovereignty, prestige, and 'prerogatives has been emphasized at tha cyrfn'ic of efforts for the com: .jnon"goo f d'." 1 '"•""''.'.' '-*"""'"1rKe""'"United ""Nations, like (he L6jtg£e;.of Nations before it, is trying trf bifesk' these' old habits. It isn't an easy/job. is made easier by two raCher unrelated and intangible fac- lorsi" Orie" is" the" lingering memory of the effidacy of sticking together in the '..face' of .rf6mmon peril, which the war sW' pointedly emphasized. The other is the bad 'time "that the old technique •"df unilateral action has been having of -jate. - ^•"^A"'gobd ; example of the latter, of •^course, is the Russo-Iranian dispute. ^Russia started it of with -an unilateral (.violation of a, three-power agreement to ,*get foreign' troops out of Iran in a I given date. Russia then tried a rather jj dramaiiir ^unilateral opposition to the :f1IN- Security > Council's decision,' with * her representative leaving the coun- jKcil's sessions- : -\Vheri his government's •j \vishfsywere denied. 5 Piirtfierr 'Russia exhibited the lr«- : *ditionally touchy national pride when | her representative, asked (as a rather point of: honor, apparently) the Iranian matter be removed the council's agenda. ^^;5_l". Vj giUjh,f instance, collective action ',' prt-Vaitpd,-though. -not .triumphantly, j And Russia, despite an impressive per- j foljin|fl!Se,^fail5d to win her points com- j-pletelyrwith Tier-"master strokes." : An equally good example has been • otip'stumbling policy toward Argentina. v Our,.'opposition to the pro-Axis clique has been sound, but our technique has been bad. The State Department has gone its own way'in all directions, appeasing and denouncing, attacking and withdrawing, Our government went its own way without consulting its Pan-American neighbors. Being incomparably stronger than other Western Hemisphere nations, it was vulnerable to suspicions of "Yankee imperialism." Lacking Pan- American support, it succeeded only in arousing a united feeling of national pride in Argentina, and thus helping Colonel Peron toward the presidency. There still remains considerable danger of unilateral strife within the United Nations; of opposition for opposition's sake between Russia on the one hand and an Anglo-American team on the oilier. Hut if the unhappy con- s'tqiiencos of such actions continue to be forthcoming, they should help the world's nations along their painful journey toward unify for the world's salvation. The common peril remains. So does I he war's lesson of how it. was averted. Most nations, like most of their inhabitants, learn slowly and with difficulty. But there are hopeful signs that (hey are learning. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2'1, 1910 Solving the Atomic Bomb Problem Is Really Quite Simple Fire Music A learned musicologist has advanced the theory (hat it was a bagpipe, and not a fiddle, that Nero played while Rome was burning. Here, perhaps, we have the classic ancestory of our modern fir$ siren. Rank Imitators ,*that It's too bad that Mr. Gromyko didn't accompany his United Nations colleagues to the season's opening ball game in New York. He probably would have been plqascd to sec how members of the Giants and Phillies had adopted his Security Council practices. Thirteen of them look walks. SO THEY SAY * IN HOLLYWOOD. By KKSK1NK JOHNSON NKA Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, April 24 (NBA).— Linda Darnell has ordered construction- ol a nursery for the baby she and Pcv Mnrley will adopt when she completes her next motion picture. . . . Myrim Loy nnd Bill I Powell BI-C slnted to co-star in their -sixth Thin Man picture. The film will be titled "Song of the Thin Man," and will Include the 9-ycar- old son of Nick Chnrles. . . . Former silent star Monte Blue is celebrating his 3Glh year as a film actor, He made his first movie in 1911. • • • Producer Ralph Staub is planning a "Screen Snapshots" reel-on fiunous movie mothers. The film will ncludc Hita Hayworth, Hecly Lamarr, Betty Oracle, Lorctta Young, and their mothers. • • « Ronald Colman is up lor the title role in n film version of the famous classic, "Lord Chesterfield's Letters to Ills San." • • • GARY KINGS THE BEI.I, Gary Cooper becomes the lilghest- paict film star per production for his work in the film, "Cloak and Dagger." Cooper has been guaranteed $500.000, on the basis of 10 per cent of Us gross. . . . Katharine Hepburn announces that she is going back to Broadway after completing two films ut M-G-M. She's now co-starring with Robert Taylor in "Undercurrent," and will be seen next opposite .Spencer in "Sea of Grass." • - • Ocraldinc Fitzgerald denies reports that she plans to divorce her husband, Edward Lindsay-Hogg. John Carracline lands his first movie role in a year, with George Sanders in "Bel Ami." . . . Mae *" * WASHINGTON COLUMN Beauty Shop Or Sawmill k» of c •drr»« like ' fcisicr Acn«» Hill x-t. ««« >< 1». H»r ker Blic'll cro-krr warn. KHIt, Ai« aMlv 4r*v* i. h»«ifc»fc«-H wh I he nH»«« nir»t Ifcelr mllre uvlng. i» n .f.OUO *rt l»..r».r<- »»llrr lor Ike ftld koM»« tk« ihrrr •« (hem lire In. Bull, the »«w klrt-4.*. *l*, Tr ,,T,. r.r kl» »>••« Ike Be.ek. s«»trr. who ••«*. Tke W]DUM «rr- -..«ip«» * krr Ikpi « Ball Ar t*e »"l7 i V .WHEN, five days before, Ellie ' and Debby had driven away •from the freight station with Bull, jBart Wyman had swung the big .touring.rar, around in the parking «pace _ and headed back toward 'And Joel Sumtcr had .turned lo him, laughing, and said, »"Now there's my idea of a girl. ?Np frilly. How's for fixing me up Jwith a date sometime?" ' Bart had chuckled. "Any time •you. say. But you'll find she's .more at home'in dungarees than i«he is in a dresi." I A P4 W 1 }*. 1 with three hovtsis full ,01 guests, and With all the confu- •sioris' andtthe-comings and goings, fand the tenniu and sailing and and trips to Orleans _ .to:Previnceto\vn, Bart .forgot his promise. It was just [coincidence that Joel ever did get !to know her, he realized after- jwards, one of those_crazy "if it 'hadn't happened that" sequences /.you"can" always find by looking (backward,,, from the importanl •events in your life. If, for in*Mrs. Wyman hadn't sue- that he,; do. a bit ol explor- on the Cope. had tpoken to Joel only r wasn't en- who he was ...I- . when and Ann were away x»n*trying to answer a letter from bis father and had given it up and wandered out across the yard to the bluff, she. had called to him from the veranda of the big house. He had gone and sat in a chair beside her. "Bart and Ann have gone lo Wellflcct and left you alone," she informed him calmly. "!f you haven't anything better lo do, yon might sit here and talk with me." * * + 'T'HEY talked about Bart; and about the firm in Boston he was starting in xvith in September, and about whether the wool business was likely lo be profitable in the next 30 years, and about just how valuable a liberal arts education was likely t,o be in the wool business, or in any .business. Jocl-*was skeptical about it— except, of course, for the sciences. They seemed to make a little more sense than the rest. Mrs. Wyman frowned at her knitting. "Do they?" "Seems so to me," Joel said. He filled his pipe. "I majored ir We accepted encouragement from nil who wished us well. The Russians extended their hnncl nml \\c hoped for British sympathy. Bui the liritish apparently- never encourage nny .. young movement.—Irndj Iskamleri, "leader ol . revolutionary Tiideli Party in Iran. * * * All I am asking for is nn Amcricim policy (hat will Miy to everyone, "Get out of everybody else's country." When we do Hint, then we shall have a typical, impartial American policy.—Son. Claude Pepper (D) of Florida. ' * * * When governments go into the news business the freedom of the people is endangered nnd democracy is placed in jeopardy.—Rep. Noah M. ftMasoii (R) of Illinois. » » » . We talk of K-ycnr-olds as if they were nil alike, forgetting that a given 12-year-old may be 10 years old in stature, 14 in mental age. and at still another level emotionally.—Dr. Lawrence K. Frank, director. .Caroline Zachry In.stltule of Ilumnn Development, New York. rt of a day dream he'd been g around with him for \irs: him teaching me all he's arnctl in years of fussing around dories, the two of us working ul living together, and then, hen he gels ready to retire, turn- g the business over to me, a sure ving for the rest of my life and 1 that." He smiled uncomfort- >ly. "lie bought a house last pring, so we'd have a place to vc together. He was pretty ex- tcd about that," he added. "You ce, we never had a real home hen I was young. Until he bought e factory, he \vns an engineering onsctltant — moving around, you now, from one factory to lother." * » » -IE stopped, and Mrs, Wyman was scowling at her knitting. "You see where that leaves im," he said, "all alone out there ith a factory and a house he oesn't much want—" She let her knitting fall in her ip and looked out al the bay, helps pursed. Finally she said nietly, "I hke you better than I nought I did, Joel. I wish T ould help you." She paused. "I an't, of course. There's just one Mng I've found that might help: othing ever turns out the way on think it's going to and—and lothing is ever final.'' He stared at his feet lose not," he said >iology." "Because it seemed lo make a itllc more sense than the rest?' "I guess that was it." "Have you thought," she asked 'of going on with biology? Grod uate work?" "Yes. One ot my professor hinks he can get me a fellowshii f I want it." "And you'd like to?" He nodded again. "Who's slopping you?' "The old man." "Oh," "He's a good old duck," he sai slowly, "and lonesome as th devil—has been ever since Mothe died, and more so since my siste got married. And a few years ag he bought this little factory—ju outside of Chicago, it is. Make: oh, certain kinds of cutting too thfcy use on factory machinery. _. "You see, it -was a plan he ha I sup- thoughtfully. iut then ho looked up and said, But I want it to be final." He laused. "That was the one thing I eally liked about Exeter and Princeton: they've both been there long, and you had a feeling hey were going to stay there." "Do you like Cape Cod, Joel?" she asked abruptly. 'Sure, What I've seen of it." "You ought to sec more of it. You're going to be here anolhcr week, aren't you?" "If you can stand me." "Don't let Bart and Ann plan all your time for you. You can swim and play tennis anywhere. There are a lot of things you'd be interested in, and it has a nice feeling of permanence like—like Exeter and Princeton. And Joel." "Yes." "I think you'll decide what you'd better do, all right.*' (To B* Continued) BY I'KTEK KDSON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, April 2-t. (NEA^ —Are yon a discharged veteran with a suppressed desire to go into business for yourself and unable to make "P >'°» r mind whether to open a beauty shop or run a sa\v- mill? If you are, Henry Walla's Department of Commerce may help you. Commerce has a whole .serifs of booklets, in fact, giving advice on how to establish ami operate a" kinds of shops—bake shop, .shoe- repair shop, or . just plain grocery store or filling station. It was the War Department's Information and Education division— formerly the Morale Services thai started all this, somebody got the idea that it would keep up thi; spirits of the troops if they ha'.! series of booklets to help them plan for their futures after they Sol out of the Army. You can just picture how it would be—some five-star hero on Okinawa, sweating it, out and trying to forget the war by studying how to run a beauty .shop or sawmill. The books arc really educational. The beauty book, for inslance, says that the first machine for permanent waving was invented in 1B10. Tills Invention no doubt ranks in importance right along with Eli Whitney's cotton-gin, the XlcCor- mlck reaper, the Selden patents. the Wright brothers' flying machine, and the atomic bomb amon^ the principal causes of the induf,- trial revolution and America's winning the war. AMERICAN SAWM1I.I,S DATE BACK TO 1625 Historically, though, sawniillin.; is the older and prouder profession, the first sawmill In America having been opened at Jamestown in 1625. Beauty shop.s were few i;i number and didn't really yet 1:0- ing till 300 years later, because u;i to the 192G'.s most sclf-respcctiM 1 : women shampooed their own h;m- at home. Not until the first flappers ran their crowning through a sawmill or somethin:. to bob it, did beauty culture rrenc Into il,s own, via, of all places, tlic barber shop. To make up for this laic star; and lack of class, the beauty shop business Is now trying to chnn-jr.- its name to "cosmetology." anU beauty shop operators call themselves "licensed cosmclolnuist:.." The word "beautician" is apparently out. probably because it rhymo-- with "mortician." But the higtu >; practitioner of the sawmillin;; a,-i Is still called "the boss savycv." and a proud lot they are. too, wilh all their traditions of Paul liir.i- yan. There's apparently a lot incur; room in the cosmetology business than In sawmlllology, though. The- 1939 census reported 8M19 bcairy shops. But today, says the ollvr book, "the zing and bus of mnr.- than 30,000 sawmills are hcarc! our forests." Thai other loud nni^c- you hear Is the zing and bu:^ .if 30 million female tongues. .s'.vi\p]>n: : ; the latest Rosstp at Mmc. clarir.:.e'.s cosmetology parlor. THE TWO BUSINESSES IIAVK MUCH IN COMMON In a lot of other ways the t-.vo businesses have much in c<->in;ni':i. Holh books say you should skill aim experience. You have M knnw your machinery. You h.ur in "ave uood health nnd be able 10 stand on your feet eight hours a day. working. The danger ol 1110 a'l'l injury Is great in [tolli businesses, and you had bettfr •nsurancc. In bolli Industrie West tells us that her costumes for •Ring Twice Tonight" are being designed to "accentuate the positive." . . . M-G-M actress Margie Pembei'ton, who just divorced Director Busby Berkeley, is thinking about getting married again — to Busby Berkeley. , * * t The Italian government has finally approved the release of American movies in Italy. Hollywood will send them about 100 pictures a year. . . . Jack Haley Is planning to bring back vaudeville (whnt. again?) In a series of two-reel shorts starring old vaudeville stars. IIKADS IIOTI-; LOSKS Jack Benny and Bob Hope expect to toss a coin to see who (joes where —Europe or Japan—this summer. Both arc planning overseas tours. ... A Hollywood Boulevard theater tnarqueo featured quite a sign recently: "The Sailor Takes a Wife and Selected Shorts." + * » Bonitn Granvillc's mother plans lo marry Tom Bodkin, manager of Gertrude Niesen . . . Hollywood is using dry ice lo prevent overheating of movie camera; in long scenes. No, it wasn't on the set of "Forever Amber." . . . Musical director licl- gav i Cookie) Fall-child is out of clanger after a heart attack. » * * Jack Carson came up with a classic comment when he found Ann Sheridan and Director Vincent Sherman working together on the same set at the Warner studio. "Look," .said Carson, "Sherman and Sheridan—first time they've cottcu together since the Civil War." More than 8000 Gloucester sen- men have perished at the oars of dories swept out or sight of parent fishing schooners since 1830. or Mib-titli.';; in this book which mit'hl aps^y to cosmetology iU-o "srudhiR the 1'roducl," "Slabs," •'Low Grade nnd Short Pieces," lUVi "Effect of Weather." Thi'rp are some abbreviations in snwmilUng which would also be useful in a beauty shop. F.O.K. mean.'; Free of Knots. S-1CS means Surface Four Sliies With a Caulking Seam on each side. W.H.N.D. means Worm Holes No Defect. Both lumber and curls nceU through drying. A permanent wavi: in a plank, though, would get the boss sawyer fireu. ' The best practical advice for would-b e beauty shop operators seems to be in the chapters on building up good customer" relations. "Make certain that no one in your shop becomes too familiar with your patrons," says the book. "Many seriously object to being called 'honey or 'dearie'." Better stick to snwinilling, buddy. U. S. Army Leader HORIZONTAL 53 Microbes 1,7 Pictured U. CO Despise S. Ai-my lead- - VERTICAL , cr, Maj.-Gen. -tfi A CURIOUS WO*IJ> 1 Volcano outlet 2 Path '..-.-. .'. 3 Aged ."-•--"•> •1 Verb intransitive (ab.) !i Preposition C Chair ^ "^ 7 Sphere "*^. 8 Year (ab.) > 9 Age 12 Nutty candy 13 Shafts .-. 15 Debark 16 Appendage .18 Assist 19 Consumed 20 Taverns 22 Ocean 23 Compass point 10 Steals 2-1 Thus 1 1 Brushes .25 Type measure 12 Factory 27 Pint (ab.) 14 Declare 28 Across (prefix)!? Id est (ab.) 30 Slack 32 Negative word 33 Distant 34 Excuse 36 Entries "'V 39 Accomplish 40 South' latitude ' (ab.) 41 Steamship ">" (ab.) 42 inclian army (ab.) r 43 Eggs 45 He is chief of .- staff of the -- • Army in 20 Inimical 38 Glutted -ij 21 Grasping 44 Poker stake) V 2-1 Vulgar 4G Misfortune ( ! * pretenders 47 Earth goddess 26 Ditches -13 Flock 29 Blackbird ot •!!) Woody plant' ' cuckoo family 50 Agents (aU ), | 31 Mineral rock 52 Fish J: 34 Worship i 54 One-spot 35 Affectionate 56 I am (contr.) 37 Dance 58 Near apparently start with tho material—an old log that hns l Into your establishment. One of the more liitprcst chapters Is "How to Refine Y Output." You're wrong. It's iti !"''«!: uii (,|>n-:ill!\(s u Biiwniill. < IN INDIANA, MADE FAMOUS BY GENE STRATTON PORTER, WAS NAMED AFTER A HUNTER., •', "LIMBER JIM" AAcDOWEU,, WHO WAS LOST WITH IN ITS BORDERS FOR'SEVERAL DAYS, AVOIDINI& HIS OWW COMPANIONS, MISTAKEN IM THE DISTANCE FiE INDIANS. 50 Insect 51 Circle 53 Ogle 54 Malarial fever 55 Involve 57 Responded Out Our Way ByJ. R. Williams WHA.T DID YOU PU LIDO WSJ THOSE BLIMDS FORT ' THE 6LASS IN YOUR CAR WINDOW IS FLAT WHEN ROLLED UP" . LESTER SMALL, 15 FROM THE LATIN ..."'A LITTLE' MOUSE," BECAUSE. / THE AtoVEMENTOFA AVUSCLE. M UNDER THE SKIM SUGGESTS * > t A CREEPING MOUSE. T. M. REG. U. 5. PAT. OFf. : When is the next Ice Age due? SIDE GLANCES Air Boarding House with Maj. Hoople I'LL BET HIS MOXJE BUY A 1 MEfXR. Trie HFVb TEED OFF 6OME80DV StCK9> KIM Otsi PvM OVJL CLUB BROTHER. HE , RIGHT SIZE CARPET 2 FOE. ponce WORE NJER'OE THftM A PORCELAlKi TOOTH.' >r — ENOUGH TO G£T us ALL qo DIXVS SOWS.'

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