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PAOT EIGHT BLVTHEVTLL15 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 1949 THE BLYTHEV1LLB COURIER NEWS 1KB COURIER NEWS OO. H. W HAINB8, PubUibcr JAMES L. VKRHOEFP. Editor D. HUMAN, Ad?«rtt*lrn Uinifer Sol* NtttooU Ad»«rtl«lnt RepreMDUUrei: \ W«I1)U» Winner Co.. H*w Tork. Chicago. Dttrott ,. Atlanta. Maaphlr _ ' Publlihed Every Aftarnoon Except Sunday *' BaUred u iecond clut matter at th* po«t- offiet at BlytiievtUe, Arkanaaa, under act ol Con; - »TM», October t. 1»H. _ Member ol Ttu Associated Preaa '!-. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: * • By carrier is the city ol Blythevllle or any . »uburb»D town when carrier xrvlc* !• main- Uined. 20c per weelE,~oi 85c pel month t-'' By mall, within a r*dlu» ol SO mlle>, tt.OO pei : t year, 12.00 lor six months (1.00 foi three months; by tail) outside 50 milt aone 110.00 per year •' payable In advance. i Meditations But now.our >aul li dried »TT»JT! there l< nothing it ill, bttldei thll mini», before our CJTM.— Number* 11:8. • • • A charge to keep I have, A God to glorify: A never-dying soul to s»vt, And lit it tor the zky.—Charles Wesley. Barbs Boy« in an eastern college can take up black'. •mitritng., Ah, youth loreing ahead' ii ... '.: A p».vcht»lrl*t •»)•« obesity is a matter of one's ;' (rim* ol mind. "I'm feeling I»t ludajr—must have bffit tomtlhlni: 1 thought." Some of the Dungs that don't mem » thing: "No Smoking," "Post No Bill*," "No Minors Al; lowed." ',•'••' * • • : Kvwj customer In a meal shop should h»v» (h« rfiht of weith. . • . . * * • An Arizona man died at the ag« ol 106. Doc- tort blame it on living that long. Memorial Association Needs Dollars and Data gj . Mississippi Cotmtains this week have ~ before them it double opportunity to pay tribute to the heroes who gave their lives in defense of their country during World Wars 1 and II. The Mississippi County Memorial Association has under way a campaign to raise $5,009 to pay the costs of erecting a memorial to the county's, only winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor for valiant service to his country, and at the same time provide a measure of tribute to the countless others who served with honor and paid with Iheir lives that we might have further opportunity to enjoy the privileges and opportunities which exist in democracies. , The funds needed to finance the memorial on the court hutise lawn should be raised quickly snd the benefits should be as enduring as the marble which is being used to mark the burial place of Lt. Edgar H. Lloyd, The other opportunity before the people of Mississippi County this week lies in the effort of the group erecting the memorial to obtain a list of all the names of men and women who served their country and could not return home to enjoy the fruits of victory. ; Let's make certain that none is overlooked. The officials of the nation's military department have informed the . members of the memorial association that they cannot i'vi nish a complete list. Perhaps a Mississippi County hero entered the service and listed his next of kin as the resident of some city in some other county or state, in such cases it would be an endless task for military personnel to obtain the data the memorial association neficis. Parents, other relatives, or friends "^ of men who died in the service should furnish to Curtis J. Little. Blytheville, president of the memorial association, the name of the soldier who lost his life in service of his country, his rank, and whether he served in World War I or '- World War II. The 'heater in which he served and the hosp.tal in which he died should also be listed, if possible. And the officials of the memorial association also should have the name of the person submitting the information. ally called a liar to boot. The charges ww* made by Senator Langer, who refused to accept Air. Churchill's denial that lie fought with Spam against the United Slates in 1898 "1 never was wrong in my life," the self-assured statesman from North Dakota shouted, by way of proving his point. These and other similar instances have left us wondering whether R free citizen of this sell-governing country owes a little of the same courtesy to a guest of his country that he usually accords a guest in Jus ow» house. And we wonder whether courageous convictions, righteous anger or honest errors are a sufficient excuse for bad manners. In our blessedly free country a citizen may he rude within reason. There Is no law against it. But Ihe well-bred citizen, as an individual, usually tries to curb any impulse to abuse the privilege. Most of us like to be well thought of. Most of us also realize that differences aren't settled nor wrongs righted by bad manners, however convinced or indignant we may be. Mr. Bevin, many of us believe, has not always acted justly o>' honestly toward Israel. But eggs and tomatoes aren't going to make him repent. Senator Langer, who lias ni'vei been wrong, may not like Churchill. But his culling him a war monger does not make it so and his calling him a liar docs not .threaten his eminent place in history. There is nothing to be done about all this, so it is useless to complain. But we still hope to see the day return when all Americans can receive an eminent and friendly foreign guest with courtesy, even though they may disagree with him, rather than with eggs, insults and picket lines. VIEWS OF OTHERS Question for Gen. Bradley There was one point in Gen Bradley's New York speech which we would like to see him elaborate on. He denied it would be Impossible to stop Russia from conquering all Europe if it chose. H that were done, it is argued, the best the United States could rto would be to strike hack with air power and eventually Itad a liberating invasion »rmy. Gen. Bradley said such strategy would breed despair among potential allies in Europe. And well it. might. U is a frighMul idea that some day we might be called upon to rain bombs on Pans. Brussels and The Hague mid visi' another wreckage on Rotterdam. Brc.U and Cherbourg. II ts « /rightful idea that in invasion army might have to cut another wide pach oC destruction in Western Europe. It is to prevent such happenings, of course, that we originated the Atlantic Pact, and are now preparing to furnish arms to Western Europe so it can defend itself. Those members ot Congress who are complaining .tbout the transfer of arms might ponder the mailer in this light, But H is going to ta.ce time to furnish tanks, heavy arillery and other machinery of war. Meantime, what, is to prevent Russia, if it decided on a desperate maneuver, from marching to the Channel and, as it were, holding Western Europe In hostage? That is a thought which has been expressed by miiUary mean, ajid H is a thought that often callies civilians to shudder. The Russians are reputed to have many trooixs in Eastern Germany and conceivably they could quickly be moved toward the Atlantic. None of the Western European nations now has the means ol stopping them. We don't mean to sound alarmist, but we would like to know In detail what comforting ideas Gen. Bradley has in rebuttal. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH SO THEY SAY It Looks Good to Us, Winnie! Mediterranean Kingdom May Be Bom from Italian Colonies Navy Juggles Hot Potato as Guam Legislators Chafe Under Restrictions of United States Rule By Pcler Edson NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — iNEA)— Nnvy clerk. Abe Goldstein and a women's clothing shop on the Pacific Island of Guam, known a.s "the Gunm Style Center," may j?o down In his- .ory .They now seem headed for fame right along with the British stamp tax and the Boston tea party as the start of another great battle 'or liberty. Department of Interior. U,S. Navy, the Congress and even the White House are Involved. The island, of Guam Itself In reported to be in an uproar .bordering on civil warfare btween the Guam Congress and Rear Admiral A. C. Pownall, naval governor. How the Navy can get off the hook without going Into full reverse is not. at all clear. Best solution at the moment would' seem to be lor Congress to pass an organic law giving Guam more self-government and transferring responsibility for affairs elected by the people. The Asembly i now says It has no powers and iti has gone out on strike in protest against Governor Pownall's action in vetoing a bill which would have allowed the Congress to arest one Abe Goldstein and cite him for contempt of Congress. Case Stems From License System The case grows out of a postwar naval government order that outside Interests would be permitted to invest tn Guam as competitors to native establishments. A system of licenses was set up to control who could start and run a business. To get around this requirement some Navy personnel and some businessmen from Hawaii and the mainland tried to use native.* as fronts to acquire licenses. Native merchants complained. The Guam Congresfi decided to investigate. Among those it subpoenaed for questioning was Abe Goldstein, a 37-year-old civil service employe. He had gone to Guam as an Army clerk, then transferred to Navy as an administrative assist- tant. The Guam Assembly's Commerce Committee wanted to question Gold- the island from the Navy to Department of Interior. Guam had been under U.S. Naval government before the war and it returned to naval government afterwards. Postwar reconstruction has been principally for military installation. About half the island, including some of the best farm land, has been taken over for bases and airports. In tills porcess the native people have been shoved arounc rather shamelessly. A few reforms have been put in.jlyama then went to Up until AilRiist 1947 the naval gov- attorney-genera!, one Pownall stayed its execution, refusing to allow Goldstein's arrest. Assembly Didn't Show Up The next week Governor Pownall called a special session of Congress to deliver a -speech on the state of Guam. The Council showed up but only two members of the Assembly were present. The governor then had his attorney-general issue an opinion that 34 of the 36 assemblymen had vacated their posts, so he would appoint successors. This threw the little island into turmoil. There have been mass meetings and petitions all over the place. There isn't much else to do on Guam, so the natives take politics seriously. They say Governor Pow- uall has no right to appoint members of the Assembly "without prior confirmation of the Guam Congress/' That's the law. If Guam is troubled, official Washington has been no less troubled. With characteristic Navy loyal- tly. Secretary John L. Sullivan has cabled Governor Pownall, backing up what he has (tone and commending him for it. He lias been told to fill the 34 Assembly seats by special election unless the strik- Th. DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P. Jordan, M. D, Written for NBA Service By Etlwin F. Jordan, M. D. Written for NBA Service There are several causes for flat feet. The trouble may be a result of some birth defect or It may be the result of injury, or paralysis, or simply of breakdown due to excessive weight bearing or use. Most people think of Hat feet as a simple breaking down of the arch lying between the base of the big toe and the heel. When this breaks down It Is one aspect of Hat feet. But there Is another arch, at the ball of the loot, which also can be broken down and cause a good deal of difficulty. Often the first sign of trouble in this seconJ arch Is the formation of a callous which may be tender or painful. Arches Important Normal arches are important for comfortable feet, especially for those whose occupations require a great deal of standing or walking. Fortunately, fallen archc.. can usually be cured by proper treatment except perhaps In those who are very old. or where the condition has existed tor a long time. In many cases it is not wise to build up the arches to (heir normal position at once because they have collapsed loo tar. They arc usually best built up gradually with the help of felt pads in the shoes which can be acided layer on layer. People who have broken arches need to be instructed In the proper way to walk so that the trouble if less likely to recur. Walking around the floor on the outside edges of the feet, grasping the edge of a carpet with the toes, and other exercises are often useful In restoring strength to the muscles and ligaments which are supposed to hold the arches In normal place. The use of contrast foot, baths that is, alternately immersing th feet In hot and cold water, sometimes helps to relieve the disconv fort and to stimulate the circula tion. Note: Dr. Jordan Is unable to answer Individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions In his column. QUESTION: Could a dropped stomach cause pain in the pit of the stomach? ANSWER: Palu in the pit of the stomach is much more likely to be caused by an ulcer than a "dropped stomach." An X-ray examination and other tests should reveal the cause of this pain. 75 Years Ago In BJyffrevt/fe stein about his alleged backing of ing assemblymen return for the next emor had absolute power. Then the Guam Congress was made a legislative body, instead of just an advisory body, on orders of the Secretary of the Navy. The Guam Congress consists of an upper the Guam Style Center. He appeared, bvit defied the committee. He said the Guam Congress had not been established by law of the U. S. Congress, so it had no authority. Commute Chairman Jesus C. Ok- the island's Commander McKinney of the U. S. Navy. He gnve an oral opinion that the committee had power to issue a subpoena and make Goldstein talk. Assembly Speaker A. B. Won Pat signed a warrant for Goldstein's arrest Council and a lower Assembly, all' for contempt of Con^re,-^. Governor scheduled session of the Congress. The Guamanians probably won't like this a little bit. They won't be satisfied till they get some more and some real self-government. On yiis. Department of Navy and Interior have been co-operating. They have drafted a new organic law for Guam. They hope it will be ready for the President to send to Congress this month. They hope for quick passage, so as to make the Guamanians forget the headache and bad taste of Abe Goldstein and the Guam Style Center. IN HOLLYWOOD H; Ersklne Johnsoa NEA Stiff Correspondent pair championship tournaments today. In the recent Eastern Stales tournament in New York City, 26 mar- Mr, and Mrs. nu.'isell Parr have ssued an invitation to 80 couples for a dance at the Country Club on next Wednesday evening. It an anniversary party which will be informal and no gifts. Mrs. Chester Caldwcll and Mrs. Fred Sandefur entertained 16 tables of guests for bridge at the Country club on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Harry Htiines won high score prize which was a linen luncheon cloth. Mrs. J. W. Adams, Jr., was presented a tray and coaster set for second high and Miss Warren Brownlee's gift for low score was a maple table lamp. Misses Marie Harnish, Marie Bonibolaski and Jane Bombolaskl are spending today in Memphis. Disagreement No Excuse For Bad Manners Britain's Foreign Minister Bevin was the target of eggs and vegetables when he arrived in this country to sign the North Atlantic treaty. They were thrown by members of the Jewish youth organizations who objected to his handling of the Palestine situation. Britain's former Prime Minister ' Churchill, another visitor, was accused in. the Senate of ,ieing R "cold-blooded ' foe war »n<i WM virtu- Europe Is used up—an economic liability. But this (the Pacific i Is it virgin region, with unmeasured resources and people who are eager to take advantage of the blessirjis offered by democracy. —President Elpidio Qi;)rlno, of the Philippine Republic. V » » The current Soviet nysteria against the so- called Marshall plan Is the most eloquent testimony to its success. It nas been Ercsh air in the lunjs ol liberty, and has driven despair from the souls of men.—Sen. Arthur H. Vandenbcrg (R) of Mich. • * » Russia is In the ox-cart aee as compared to our automobile age. We have a tremendous head start plus the time lag liom 19*5 to the day when they get their first (atomic) bomb.—U.-Gen. Leslie R. Groves, former chief of the Manhattan Atomic Bomb project. t • • In these matters i taxation and financial relations), as In so many others, the three types of government—federal, state and local—must act together In a spirit of co-operation for the common good.—President Truman. • » » The United Nations lias not the machinery to keep Ihe peace. But we •'ave overwhelming moral forces which have led to peace in 13 cases In all . . . We have prevented war in each cast.—Secretary-General Trygve Lie of the UN. • • » Unions are good for the country and strikes are necessary unless we arc to accept the economic dictatorship of tne employers nlone.—Pres- ident Woodruff Randolph, of International Typo- fnphlccl Union. HOLLYWOOD, (NEA) — Good don... .Harry Colin wan 1 } Belly sportsmanship? Ho-hum. j Himon for the film version of A Hollywood trade paper and two j "Bom Yesterday." if she'll star in | major Hollywood studios are still; t *° D "' e r !i| n>s for him, too. Betty ' yelling murder over the Academy is thinking It over, vote which gave the British film • • • industry the best picture-of^the- Ut apparently has discovered a i •ear Oscar for "Hamlet." j way to recoup its $3.000.000 losses j I quote from the trade paper, I nf l818 - Orange juice in the studio ! The Hollywood Reporter: j ca!e is *0 cents a glass. | "From ANY WAY you look at j ... | t, 'Hamlet' was NOT the best pic- Madeleine Carroll and Rex Har- j risen are reading a Restoration | comedy tor possible Broadway pro- ! duction next spring. Madeleine goes \ to London for a vacation this suni- nier and then, in September, goes on lour with her Broadway hit, -Goodby. My Fancy." ure of Ihe year and the academy voting...was rather against the studios that pay them tthe voters) with a back-of-the-hand slap at our own production forces." The same trade paper reported Academy President Jean Hersholt "surprised" at the outcome, too. But in the same breath. Hersholt. said that 80 per cent of the 1980 members of the Academy had voted and no one could dispute the Mnal count. T heard Ethel Barrymore's backstage comment after she announced Why movies crtsl money dep.irlmrnl: A makp-up man spent an hnur drglamnrizini: Martha Viek- frs so she'rl look like a corpse In "Ahmotiv." »KQ73 + AKJ Tournament—Neither vul. South West North East 1 * Pass 1 W . Pass 2 ¥ Pass 3 4 Pass 3V Pass 4V Pass Opening— A K 1Z Join Cows ROCHESTER. N. H. (UP)—When Wilfred Gagne gazed from a window of his farm home, he was astonished to see two moose grazing in a pasture with his cows. As he ran out for a closer view, the moose dashed away into nearby woods. Plato, who was the first to draw the distinction between mind anri body, can probably be called the father of psychology. By BeWllt MicKenile AP Forelcn Affairs Analyst Disposition of Italy's African col- mies may see the birth of a new^ kingdom in the Mediterranean 7 ountry of Cyrenaica under th« Sayld Mohammed Idris el Scnussi, he princely personage who te regarded as both religioufi and lem- jorai ruler by his people. The question ot the colonies U low before the Political Commit- ce of the United Natloas General Assembly. The United States haj >roposed that Cyrenaica, which U he eastern portion of Libya, b« >laced under British trusteeship. Sritish Minister o! State Hector .IcNell has stated that "if this should prove to be the will of the assembly, my government will aithfully and solemnly attempt to discharge such a mandate and would find such a proposal a hap- jy one." Britain has two reasons for liking lliis solution. One is that during :lie war she promised the Scnussi (a Moslem religious sect of Arabs* that never again would they be re- :urnerl to Italian rule. The other, and perhaps more significant, U that Cyrenaica Is a powerful military base, dominating the main shipping route through the Medi- An. America is mightily in- :erasted in that fact, too. Calls 11 IJuce "Stupid" Back in December of '43. wliile,^ Montgomery was in process of driv-"7 ing Rommel eastward across the de.sert, I visited Libya and later had a' long talk in Cairo with the Emir S«yid, who is better known as the Grand Scnussi. He told me he expected his people to receive their Ireertom. and while we didn't discuss his personal ambitions I have no doubt that he hoped to take his place as ruler. Certainly some prominent Scnussi whom I met were working to that end. I askod the Grand Senussi what lie thought of Dictator Mussolini's assumption of the title of "Protector of Islam" In connection with II Du^e'.s £reat colonization scheme i" Cyrenaica. The Emir laughed and replied: "It's the sort of thing which would only be done by a stupid person like Mussolini. No one could b« protector of Main unless he embraced the faith and was elevated to the position of protector by his followers. Every Moslem knows that, and so II Duce's title is as empty as his head." The Senussi suffered cruelly as Muxsolini drove them out from their coastal farms which had been 'J tilled by their ancestors since the ' days when Cleopatra basked in .the sun beside the blue waters which wash trip Libyan ^hore. Natives.told me that thousands of their people perished in the desert to which they were driven without, the wherewithal to care for themselves. Thousands more are said to have died in Italian Marshal Graziani's centration camps. Colonies Thinned Then Mussolini put thousands of Italian colonists on the farms, and developed the land systematically. It is true that the land blossomed and the colonists did well. It was a ^monument to II Duce, and hi« unbridled egotism could be seen hi the fact that on the outside of d¥- ery one of the thousands of houses and community buildings there was painted in black letters a foot high •T)uce." ~At long last the war ended, and the Senussi who had survived came back from their desert hide-out* and tock possession of their Jarms I saw them laboring diligently to reclaim their own. They were plowing with pointed sticks, drawn by donkeys or camels, just as did their forbears thousands of years ago. But that was their right, for it wa» their home. Now the Senussi are looking for their own government. I am told by a reliable source that if Britain is given the trusteeship she likely will recognize the Grand Sensussi as ruler oi his state and help Him form a government which would work wiln British guidance. Read Courier News Want Ads. Radio Actress riert couples were entered In the mixed pair event, and it was won by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Jaeger, Director William Wellman. who I the same couple who won the na- "llamlet" the winner at the Oscar | has six kids of his own. is talking i tional open pair championship back presentation. Someone asked her | to Bing Crosby, who has four, about , in 1015. They have a 12-year-old son If she was surprised. She said yes. : starring in "Fathers' Day.".. .Com-; Ie-.v is in the export business, and 'tc Jim Backus and his wfic. Hcnny,' Jane desisns and manufactures silk sold an oriRlnal story, "Big Talent," i screen greeting cards. She was asked why. Shr replied: "Because I %aw the pMurr." The grapes aren't sour. They've fermented. to M-G-M. If Ihe censors don't say nix, Scr HOLLYWOOD on rage 11 Mary Brian will try a comeback via television... .sir cedric Hard- wlcke and Lllll Palmer are talking about an August revival of "Caesar and Cleopatra" at Weslport. Conn. . Ed Gardner Is paghu Maurice Chevalier for "Pigsfeet in Paris." which hell make In Fiance this summer. Found One Aside to Howard '-Uighe.v who claims "Champion" r s similar to "The Set UP " The ads for "Champion" will read: "The others have bcrn preliminaries. Now see the main event." » « • Joan Fontaine's husband. Bill Do- _^ lier. Is out as a UI production head 'try to play bridge together" if" they April 9 ..Gregory Raloff Is recov- .wanted to *et nlong well. But this trinj from a hewt itUck In Ix>n- is Hliig disproved In most mixed McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William K. McKennry America's Card Authority Written for NKA Service Shrcu-d Phi]/ Nets An Overtrick Here More and more married couples are einerini? tournament competition, in the past, married couples were advised thai they should not HORIZONTAL 1,5 Depicted actress 12 froquoian Indian 13 Self esteem 14 Hindu queen 5 Gull-like bird 6 Giant king ol Bashan T Greatest quantity 8 German coins 9 John (Gaelic) 15 More succinct lOCompass point 17 Rocks 11 Sister (coll.) 19 Light brown 16 Babylonian 26 Chant 20 Unit of weight deity 27 Thinner 21 Round mass 18 Toward 3S Colonize 24 Wicked 21 Receiver of 36 Trustworthy 28 On the goods under a 40 Indian n R N FW P T K M 0 A P 1 F F a i. i F R > •) 3 A ^ 1 1 A t. — •t ? } D 1 N ii D t \ A ^ n t L H O ft I. F 1 ([ H 4 <; b. 5 ni \\ T 1 S r< b If J Jl L t N T N O r t 11 II t P s E O 3 i, r A R T U F P A I = 1 f> P E A R H 1 * •^ < 1 V- E 4 CT O K L H A L T t D C o P t K 25 Perception Janr had to handle today's hand well in order 1o win the overtrick which gave them lop score on the board, when the king of spades hclc the first trick. East continued with the iiiecn. which .lane ruffed wi*h the three of hearts. She won the next trick in dummy with the king of clubs, led a low heart and fin cssed the jack. Another club wa led to dummy's ace. the jack of clubs was overtaken with the queen, and the seven of clubs was plnyrd East refused to trump, but West trumped with the nine of hearts. Wtst returned the ace of spades which Jane rutted. Next to the ace of hearts was played and dropped the king. So Jane led a diamond over to dummy, the queen of hearts picked np the outstanding trump, and five-odd was made. Read Courier Ne*« W»nt Adi. sheltered side contract 29 Baseball team 22 Changes 30 Belongs <o it 23 Injury 31 Station (ab ) 32 Hawaiian wreath 33 Electrified particle 34 God of love 36 Sharpen, as a razor 37 Domestic slave 38 Heavy blow 39Litlle flap 42 Male 14 Livestock 47 Mountain spurs .11 Verbal 52 Silkworm SI Part ol foot 55 Regreltert 36 Rip mulberry 41 VcgetabU 42 Female servant 43 Area measurt 44 Heart 45 Exist 46 Light touch 48 Pedal digit 49 Note in Guide's scale 50 Indian weighl 53 Musical note VERTICAL 1 Spurt 2 Mineral rock 3 She is on Ihe wavei 1 Cuddle

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