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PAGE FOUR BI,YTH1<rVTU,E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FHIDAT, 'ATJOUST M, THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 1H> COURIER NEWS CO. H W HAINES, Publisher' HARRY A HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. rREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager BoU Nttlonil Advertising RepresenUtlvej: Willtc* Witmer Co.. New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atltntt. Uemphli. Entered M second claw mailer at the posl- of(ic« at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con* ITCM, October 9, 1917 Member of The Associated Pre» SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier In the city of Bkytheville or anj •uburban town where carrier service la maintained, 25c per week. By malt, within a radius or 50 miles, 15.00 per year, 12.50 for six months, 11.25 for three months; by mull outside SO mile aone, 112.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations flaw will 1 rltr. tailh the Lord; now will I b« •salted; now will I lift up myself.—Isaiah 33:19, * * + I t*ke possession of man's mind and deed, I care not what the setts may brawl; I sit »R God, holding no form of creed, But contemplating all. —Tennyson Barbs A New York beauty doctor says one should jpe.-:d |50 * tre*Unent re*)ly to be beautiful. Most women would rather be smart. * * * AccounUnU and dietician! both do » nte« >ob of keeping figure* straight. * * * A woman lecturer urged members oT & women'* club to build up home life. The next thing wt* know iome radical ii going to aajr that's where their place 1». * • » Breaklnr open a worm- nut dotnn't exactly eome under the head of a wlae crack, * » * «om« men havt a Butt for every day In Ihi week—and whut't more, thej wear, It. Ike's Value to Europe May Apply Equally to U. S. Bernard M. Bni-uch, elder statesman I .without portfolio but with H word of wisdom under his white hair, gave America something new and profound to think about for 1952 when lie stepped : off the boat froir^ Europe the other day. ; - In essence, it was: "Don't draft Ike." I ^fXThis doesn't mean that the wise old man who is famed both as a park bench philosopher and an adviser to Presidents has anything against General Eisenhower's qualifications "for the job in the White House. What Baruch bclives is that the job Eisenhower is doing now in Europe is too important to give up—a job, said Baruch, that "is probably the most important a single individual has had in our lifetime." Because of that, lie thinks It would be a "great disservice" to Eisenhower to put him into politics. No one can quarrel with Baruch'* definition of the role Eisenhower is play• ing as military leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a role which may well determine whether we have : peace in our time, a role on which hinges . the security of the whole Free World. The "Draft Ike" sponsors had better consider Baruch's words carefully.' And leaders of both parties better think tilings over, too, before they seize upon Ike as the man either to keep themselves in power or to get back into power. But the consideration should be two- sided, neither a tubtluimping rush to draft a hero on whose coatlails they can ride to victory, nor a quick brush-off of his presidential possibilities because of the job he has now. For Baruch had some other words to say about Eisenhower. "He is a man entirely without self- interest," Baruch said of (he general. "His sole desire is to bring the Western nations together and also satisfy the American people." If those are good qualifications for a man who i> leading the Free World toward security, they also sound like good qualifications for a man to lead the United Stales. And if, under the pressure of politics, Eisenhower could still fulfill his sole desire, it might be a "great disservice" not to draft him. than usual in moit pl«c«i, for th« lonf- range forecast i> "temperatures «buv« the seasonal normal." This hot equality probably won't eliminate the seasonal quota of short temper*, brow-moppJJijr, "hol-enough- for-you" cliches and other summer complaints. There should he comfort, however, in knowing that just about everybody else is in the same hot water, and that Uncle Henry, sweating it out in Shamokin, is no better off than you are, sizzling in Sheboygan. Views of Others Calamity Howler Always With Us Weatherman Declares Unification No matter how American people disagree wilh each other on politics, prices, baseball and other lofty matters, we are assured of one form of unity this month. The Weather Bureau says August is going to be hot practically everywhere in " the country. Not merely hot, but hotter Llkr the boll weevil—the c«LamUy ho-ftler always 1* with ll£. Hii pockeUs bulge with money. hl> Indigestion htlfi on all eight and luxuries which now lefin commonplace ure not enough to convince him he is well oM. He has no trouble but 1» conslanlly on the lookout for H. "Pessimists about America's future haven't a leg to stand on." This statement conies from Charles F. Keiler- Ing, 74-year-old Inventor of the automobile self- ulatler, developer at the Diesel engine and retired vice president of General Motors. He ought to know. "You can't write anything that coulrf be nptim- IMic enough to describe our future in the United States," he said. Mr. Ketterlng haa no patience with Hit backward-lookers. He thinks too many look back to the lo-called good old days. If these people had their way, he satil, automobiles would be built with steering wheels In the hack end of the car. So don't sell short the economic and social prospects of the United States. That much-discussed American dollar, although temporarily shriveled, ii n good investment compared to the ruble and yuan. And even after the "ducks" tatter our pay envelope* we still have a better living than other people* or tht world. Our past progrei» In our yardstick for the future. There might be some bumps but non» too serious. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT Planners Miss Badly In Budget Estimates Thost bright young government boyj. whi» want to plan the lives of all of us, as well as our budgets, haven't set much of an example In their own provhiM. In > recent issue o( Newsweek. Hem Hazlitt exposed the whole record of federal buctuet estimates for the last seventeen y»r». It's • a sorry spectacle of ban guessing. In only one year of the seventeen did th« Budget Bureau estimate the federal expenditure! st. all accurately. For four years the error was 5 per cent or less. But in the other dozen years tht bureau'i figures were otf 8 to 85 per cent. ltd record in estimating reveiiiieK wns almost as bad. for tht fiscal year of 1951 it predicted « deficit of more than five billions, but the Treasury ended this period with a surplus of more than three billions, despite the heavy expcntliture« on the Korean war, which had not begun when the estimate was made It] January of last year. These advcoates of planned economy, who seek more power from Congress every year, have hardly set a record that Invites confidence. Private business firms that made such bad guesses would go bankrupt quickly. Congress is wise in refusing lo extend the range and authority of the economic planners. —DALLAS MORNING NEWS SO THEY SAY Dawn Will Come Up Like Thunder As Living Costs Rise, The Consumer Pays Sunday School _esson By Wll.UAM St., Gil, ROY, D.D Jesus said, contrasting Himself and His mission with those who come to steal, kill, and destroy: 'I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it :nore abundantly." Few people realize how greatly Peter Cdson's Washington Column— Truth of Yalta Lies Between The Pro and Anti Extremists the economy and psychology of Judaism, and of the Christianity of Jesus, who said He, had come, not to destroy, but to fulfill, were the economy and psychology of abundance. "Be fruitful and multiply." was represent ed as God's injunction to the chosen people. "A land [lowing wilh milk and j honey" was the desirable environment of the good .society, and the descriptions of pastoral richness anil blessedness were such as to delight the heart of any eager farmer — pastures clothed with flocks, valleys covered with corn, paths dropping fatness, hills rejoicing on every side, singing and shouting for Joy (Psalm 65). How does It come about, then, (hat Christianity, and religion in general, has been to such an extent represented as on the side of suppression, repression, denial, and self-imposed restrictions, even at times to the glorification of poverty? The fact is familiar of the anchorite saints, of the more worthy renouncing the world anrl its worldy ways, and the le.is worthy, utterly unworthy, sitting by the roadside or .at the gates of temples, seeking the alms of the more normally-living and prosperous. The reason for such a perversion, if hard to world. WASHINGTON <NEA) — In the light of hindsight, there IB no particular point In trying to defend the Yalta BgiccnietiL of February, 1945, except for the historical record. The Yalta RRtecmcnt, made by pan. The matn text Is only a little over 300 words long. Ita main points are these: I. There would be no change <n the status of Outer Mongolia. (By a treaty of 192-1. Russia had rccog- Presklent Roosevelt, Prime Minister! nlzed Chinese sovereignty over the Churchill and Premier Stnlin, I area* But Russia later claimed it brought Russia Into the war against 1 was under rule of the Mongolian Japnn, lu a .secret agreement not [People's Republic, a Chinese Corn- made public until later, Russia was imunf.st-Sovtet satellite state.) given three seals in the United Nations and the Big Four veto procedure In the Security Council was approved. For the sake of argument, adtnit that all Uiese co tic ess Ions (o Russia were bad. Admit Rlso that President ROOMvalt was :ln poor health and not in possession of the facility 2. Russia was given the rights It held In northeast Asia prior to the 1904 war with Japan. These Includ- .ed rxvssesslnn of southern Sakhalin Island. The Kurile Islands were given to Russia outright. Russia was to Ret back her naval base rights at Port Arthur. Dalren was to be made an International port, with for him! political bargaining wblrhl Russian Interests preeminent, he showed In his prime. Granting, then, that the agrre- 3. The Chinese Eastern and South Manchurlan railroad. 1 ; terminating at Dalren were to be operated by a joint Soviet-Chinese company, Russia having preeminent Interests, men Is made at (Roosevelt apparently meant this Yalta were all a j last provision to cover only traffic mistake, th e r ej rights. The Russians took it to still remains one j mean preeminent economic rights.") important question for consideration In nny at-! most misunderstood and the mos n-* 4. China wns to retain full sovereignty In Manchuria. (This Is the Peter Edwu tempt at an lm-* misrepresented point (n the whole partial appraisal of the results of (Yalta agreements. Critics of Yalta Yalta today. This question (s: Wlut j frequently claim that "Manchuria difference would It have made lljwfis given ( O the Etussians." Actual- It am making my—If you will excuse the ex- pression—mnlden voyage.—Gypsy Rose Lee, striptease dancer, on sailing for Europe. * * * Psychologically we (Britishers) don't seem to be cut out as hotel proprietors. There Is a feeling that there U something; humiliating In taking In lodgers.—Lord Silkin. of British House of Lords. * * * A race horse Is just as much an instrument for gambling A A a slot machine.—Sen. William Langer (R., N. D.>, suggesting government tax oti race horses. * * * If any self-respecting Frenchman in his own country were given some of the (hotel! meals we tolerate he would ring for the manager, strangle him. pull the place apart and leave without paying the bill. In this country (England' all you do is suffer in stlcncr and then say, "It was not too good, wan it?"—Lord Manccoft, of British House of lords. * • • No prudent person wants 'at tills time'* to letdown in defense. Likewise, no prudent person wants to se« the people bled white with U.\CA for weapons and supplies and see the program followed by a carnival of waste.—Sen. Everett M. Dirksen (R., 1)1.). * ' • • It is my somber belief that Kaesong and all that :t represents has Increased the dangers of a third World War.—Harold Stnssen, president. U. of Pennsylvania. * * * Dospiu Its iU. S. democracy"?) blindness about r*c«, It had yet given its citizens more work, higher living standards, more education, more freedom of speech and thought and belief and more flexible means of expressing their differences and calling attention to and meeting their needs than had any othpr government In man's hiitoiy.—Lillian Snnt-h, noted southern Author. there had been no Yalta? Russians Recoup 1901 War Losses First recall the terms of Yalta— the price paid for Russian agreement to enter the war against Ja- ly. Nationalist Chinese rule Manchuria was recognized Kiiarantecd at Yalta.) Given an Incli, Russia Takes a Mile Consider whnt happened on ettch of the Yalta agreements: perversion it be, Is not explain. In the ancient 5, in our modern world 1. Russia took over not only Outer Mongolia, but also Slnckiai northwestern Chinese province, well. 2. Russia took over southern Sak- alin and the Kurile islands because there was no torce to stop her. Even as late as early 1951, after -he Korean war began, Russia completed occupation of the southernmost Kuriles. only a few miles from Japan. This possession Is even now confirmed In the new U. S. peace treaty with Japan. 3. There was so much U. S. pressure to "bring the boys home" from the Pacific tn 1945 that any greater military assistance- to Nationalist Chirm would Utave been impossible. U. S. transport did move Nationalist Chinese trobps Into Manchuria, but ihey failed to hold. 4. With Manchuria lost to the Chinese Reds, there was no power other than Russia able to run the Manchurtaii railroads. There was no the corrupting influence of wealth, and of the spiritually undisciplined o.uest of it, with all it* ancient temptations, were widely and deeply In evidence. It was in tha times of Israel's greatest prosperity that the deepest oppression and injustices arose. The Prophet Hosea complained (Hosea 10:1) that It was In the very time of the "luxuriant 11 <See the American Standard Revised Version) vine that Israel had increased the altars of idolatry; and it was at such a time that Amos saw the righteous being sold for By JAMES MARI.OW WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 i&l — Trying to keep ,down living cost* is like trying to Alt on a pail of .-itea/n. And now just a )»tJe mor» steam has escaped. Railroads have been allowed t* raise their freight rates. They got permission from 'the ICC. the Interstate Commerce Commission. ||^ Since this, of course, raises th»™ cost of snipping floods, the shipperi will want to boost the price of their goods to pay for (lie tdde4 cost. But the retailer who buys from the shipper will get- suick uules* he 'can tack on this higher pric« to the goods which finally are sold lo you. You Get Stuck So you get stuck, the cousumef. You're the last buyer, That'* a simplified explanation of ho iv prices will ri.se as a result of the ICC ruling. But right away a couple of things come to mind: 1. I thought, we had a new prk« control law to keep prices down. 2. I thought OPS- Office of Pric» Stabilization—was supposed to nit on prices. 3. How come, if *e have OPS, the ICC can do something which will let prices go up? OPS has absolutely no control over anything done, by the ICO which is a long-established agency whose job Is deciding what freight rates ought to be. And the price control law pastel by Congress fl a t ly sa Id the law does not apply to ICC, When the railroads asked ICG't permission to i-ais* freight rate4, ICC called hearings to let *heir_ railroads explain why they neede<M an Increase. OPS at the Hearlngt OPS officals went to the hearing! and told the members of ICC what the effect on inflation and living costs would be if freight rate* went P- But they didn't, since they couldn't, attempt to tell ICC what fco do. So the latter wasn't working In silver, and the poor for shoes. But the glorification of poverty can be carried to )ust as gross an extreme. Restrictions, self - denials, and disciplines, often stern and unyielding, -inevitable and necessary only as they lay the foundation Cor the positive virtues, actions, and ideals that enrich man's life as he discovers the nature of true prosperity and abundance, and the meaning of what, ideally, .we have called the "commonweal." The parable the successful the day when it approved an Increase of nine per cent In the. east for the roads and aix per cent In the south and west. Since the ICC has to b« fair to railroads, the ICC members decided on permitting the freight increas* for these reasons: This country needs to keep their railroads in good running shape to carry goods; there's an emergency now; the railroads are spending, and will spend, a lot of money on much new equipment: a lot of this pair of spending has been encouraged ny the government and the ''shipping that Jesus told of fanner (Luke 12: other power in the area hi position 16-21) is good and important read- to occupy the vacuum, holding and ing for every successful man, farmer or otherwise, of torlay find of every day. His success was not foolish, but WRS foolish in his success. His mistakes, as Jesus aaid, was that he 1 lived only for himself and was not rich toward God. A vital question that we might well ask of ourselves is, "How rich are we toward God?" The answer to that would tell both how strong and how weak we are, and It might snake 'us more yealoiis and less boastful. the ports of Port Arthur and Dalren. Today's critic* of the Yalta agreement blame, the loss of Nationalist China and even the Korean war on the concessions made to Stalin by Koosevelt In this 1945 agreement. That Is probably as much of an over-statement as tlie contention by defenders of YalU that it was a good agreement, If only the Russians had lived up to Its terms. Any fair- minded appraisal must conclude that the truth lies somewhere between these extremes. IN HOLLYWOOD RT ERSKINR JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD - (NEA)—Now I know Matgarct. Truman can read n blistering review of last night's recital, utter a lyrical fiddle- jseenger to be veree high-stroong, de-dee and start in on her ham- i veree excitable. Lost your wolce, and-eggs with gu.stn. {doolccng, t'row t'ecngs. You are Not to mention why Mar&Arel \ ^enger. not nice girl on soft ball wascles a finder ut pop when hr j u ' am - Remember doollecnp. be del- r.iiiks tho.se letter? out from the eecate. got becg laliryngitis. Pip- WlUtc House. P lps «*l*ct you more!" Kathryn Gray.son lold me. ! Kathryn slapped herself on the And 1 luijic it won't put her In good for offense, as for defense. Before we get tangled up in web of words let's look at an example. West's double of three spades is a cooperative double. He asks his partner to bid any long suit, but to ees bast (or beeg I P ass w ' tn balanced distribution. ex-prima donna took her aside and whispered: "Doolceng. to public, with national defense primarily in mind." All of which is a gentle reminder that the job of keeping down living costs, while trying to be fair all around, isn't simple. How will the increased shipping costs finally b« passed on to the buying public? ',^ An OPS economist said the me-ff thods used for passing on the increases wi]J have to vary because there are various OPS price regulations. He said that in some cases, Mich as food, the increases may be passed on automatically. Tn others businessmen! handling the shipped goods must, before adding the extra cost to their price, get OPS permission to do so. , ; midriff. ihe tliyihoiisf with the boys who listen lo ;i lark's trills mirl rush li.ick lo llieir \yye writers lo pr:ii L » "Some tnu.sic critics." K.Uluyn slipped the wnnl to me. "knnw their businrs.-.. And some mn-ic* nrltirs West should have had a stronger hand for his double. He would have not want to play at that- contract and could not be making a slam try. The only possible meaning of the bid is: "Partner, bid your own best suit. T can support the three unhid suits about equally well." West would bid five diamonds and probably would not be doubled. He would be set one trick by normal defense but would be overjoyed to enjoyed holding a stronger hand, save the rubber at a cost of only but he had to do the best he could with what North dealt him West knew that South was out stealing with his shutout bid of three spades. Therefore West took a chance on a flimsy double in the hope that his partner could find a bid. If West fails to double. South gets the hand don't. A si n i;o r ra n P p o t n who doe>n't know his stun* second. CRITICS—HMMM: (.TlttC Theft she expanded her chest. "Delicate." she snorted. "I'm « • r .. , . . <TOHR. healthy etrl. Who could be I r °. 1 L U ?™ e s P? dcs and romps home : ;ron^r- I couldn't have i«rvn B iii s 1 ""'' h * IE ri * be i' it I Hied I've smif with fm \rTrt a ' North realized what was going on iem.irStur of OX cL ou -lg i « nd ™ *««ld thai Kan would bid two feet It's shoVr ovcr tbree s P atles - Tl « raise to to ^' r - sncer spades was designed to make sure health. had a Missouri It would have done MiUK^ret a world ol good to hear it! "Any singer with intrlliiirnre." snorted Kathryn. "knows what she docs that's rights or wrons a lot rxHor than most music cnin-s!" Mo5t \otitiors of the hteh C iixild sooner hit s sour tu'tp m nrnea.it Hall tliftn crl rinb:oiled with Mnitarot and the jmu-nnJ^tic judc05 of the pure. su>uunrd tone- But KaMiryn doesn't cl\e -A hoot. She *:\!rt lli.it HIP hcllr^ \Um co around si i out his ".M,ic i *trn" ,intl I* "Ml, mi, ml. ml" «itli thrir s prcAsrrt to their temples her up x Ion I; (imo .i^o is n hoprlcss rase. The Grand Manner is M>m;--tuing that she hasn't got, "I know ail the soprano.- hAppy to say tha^ I'm not of them." iviJiked MOM'* lunged doll. "They y:o screaming for .^lietvy, FKII* and winr lo soothe their Ihvoat5. Mi\ 1 pulp down a cup of roiTre. "Tliey're always making with the throat--pi,i;,cis I couldii'l set 11 way with ,inyjjKj:i: like that. My fvirncis would <imp drati And 1 wnulfhi't .straight face.' 1 "Trm])!'r<nnent I haven't ^ot. rrmpt'i. yc.s. I've got a dilly. The juuie-t temper around. MGM just , cnnci'lf-d niy vac,Ttio:i. Thcv A«id. She snapped her nnecrs anil the Com ,, nn , cl , us how y j u fcc) abo\u u; They a^ked for ii and they j.n, it. brother." She's been sinking on M<".M Nourtd jit.iges for r; years—"I was 11 ulu-n I rn.irle my first lest. I hail hr.iccs on my teeth ^ind I looked like a monster." And lately she's l;ikrn In avoiding her own pic- I lur(-s. | 11 hind Rarryinore CAI\ live w<th- j out >rvir ; ii horself on the screen, so Sec MOl.l.VWOOl) on Page 8 WKST 4k None VAS73 Y JACOB^ ON BRIDGE l\v OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Srrvir* + 9873 NORTH <D) It * Q J 8 5 3 V94 » Q83 + K62 EAST 4 4 »KQ 105 #J1072 4-QJ105 S6UTTI * AK 1037 62 V J62 + A4 Both sides vnl. Bolh sides 70 part score North East South West Pass Pass J A Double 4 4 Double Pass Pas* Pass Opening lead—* K 100 points. 15 Yean Ago In Blythcville — Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Logan nnd Miss wynette Shepherd left today for two weeks vacation to be spent at Ardmore. O., ant] the Great Lake* exposition. They win also visit In Canada before returning home. Mrs. Walter Bragg Smith, of Montgomery, Ala., is the guest of her aunt. Mrs. James Hill, and Mr. Hill. From here she will join Mr. Smith at Hot Springs. Major Curtis J. Little, was elected commander of the new two-countjtf) ; post of Veterans of Forelsn Wars at a meeting held at Steele, Mo last night. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Weopon 3tlrt I'm like any coldon- a found , Double High Bid Is a Good Rule that East was shut out. Now the East hand U certainly not a defensive type. H will play perfectly well at any suit but spades. Hence there was no reason for East '»%> havr been rii?nts.'tn3 penalty j to double four spades. When he did double- all ftfrk. and yesterday sve | double, his partner had lo accept so! aiound to tiic late penalty don- the decision. | bit 1 \\hra both sides are in the auc-] South naturally made four spades! ticm The general principle ivlien | in 3 wnlk. He conceded two hearts! both sides BVC competing is t dou- \ and i diamond, claiming the rest,! be able to Vivp j h!e a h:rli hid to show Rood defense.' Instead of doubling. East should J It fnllous that you take pains Tint hid four no-trump. An expert part- Once, Kathryn rcmembeicd, an u> double when your values ar* as 1 ner would know that East could HORIZONTAL 1,3 Depicted weapon 11 Lea ;t adorned IZSaltpelteri 14 Ignited 15 Reason 17 Consume 18 Dirninutivt of Alberl 19 Signifies 21 Thus 22 Expensive 24 F.qnal 26 Rim 27 Land measure 28 Bone 29 Sun god of Egypt 30 Pronoun 31 Railroad (ab 32 Grade 34 Of the ear 37 Arabian prince 33 Have existed 3RParent 40 Hails 46 Hypothetical force 47 Belongs to it 49Oas 50 Number -SI .luurne>ed S3 Cared 55 Ogle-s 56 Finished VF.RTICAI, 1 Dipped oul \\ater 2 Table scrap 3 Us 4 Island 5 Famous English school 6 Interlaced 7 Pleasant 8 has a sheath 9Chaige 10 Expunger 11 U has a single-edged 13 Shop Ifi Depart 19 Bureaus 20 Birds 23 South American rodent 25 Card game 32 Pay 33 Powerful explosive 35 Pressed 36 Granted 41 Stale 42 Boys 43 Preposition 44 Volume 45 Ireland 48 ProsecuU 50 Poem S2 Anent 54 "Sioux Stale" (ab.)

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