The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1949 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
April 18, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, April 18, 1949
Page 4
Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page

OCR Text

(ARK.) COURTS* NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 18, 1949 THE BLYTHEVIL.LE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS OO H. W HA1NE8. PublUfiel JAICE8 L» VtRHOKFF Editor PAUt O BUUAN, AdTtrtUlE* aUtuftf SoW National Advertising Representatives: WaUto* Winner Oo. New York, Cble»«o, Detroit Atlanta, Memphit- Published Every AJUrnoon Except Sunday - Entered as second class matt«t at the post- oB(c» »t BlytnevUle, Arkansa* under act ol Con- treat, October », 1»11 Member 01 The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ol BlytheviUe or an; auburbao town when carrier service u maintained. 20c per week 01 85c pel month Bj mall, within a radlui of 50 allies. 14.00 per year, 12.00 lor Eli months, il 00 lor three month*: by mall outside 60 <nil« lone 110.00 per year payabl* In advance Meditations The blfwlnt ol him (haI was ready to perish came upon me: »nd 1 eauted the widow'* heart to tint lor Joy.—29:13. • • • No one 1* useless in this world, who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.—Charles Dickens. Barbs Botanists, unlike pedestrians, risk no dangers In making a crossing. • * » Turn-about note: a nitclihlker was robbtd by a motorist In Pennmylvauia. • • • Newt items Indicate too many people are marrying for target practice Instead ol for love. • • • Nickel beer U bark. Ne*l probably will come free lunch and then Ihe brass-rail magician who .make* H dlutppear. • • » Doctors worry about their patients, says a New York physician. Part of thai could be stopped by the payment of bills. Wallace Raps Treaty With Half-Truths «d that "All Gerrrmn land, naval and air force* . . . »ha!l be completely and finally abolished in such manner as permanently to prevent the revival or reorganization of German militarism «nd nazi- -sm. ... All arms, ammunition and implements of war and all specialized facilities for their i.u'oduction shall be ., . destroyed. The United has lived up to the Potsdam Agreement. Kimm, in the section pledging "free, unlettered elections," for Poland, has not. Says Mr. Wallace, "The first victim of the pact is the Uniled Nations . . . For the clear intention of Hie pact is to replace the United Nations with a military alliance." The clear intention of the pact is stated in Article 7 of the treaty: "This treaty tloes not affect, and shall not be interpreted as affecting, ii: any way the rights and obligations under the Charter of the parties whicn are members of the United Nations, or the primary responsibility of the iSeeuritv Council fertile maintenance 'il inturn>>tional peace and security." New Champion The people of l.ukhtar .State in India are still paying taxes for 'he upkeep of a Stale Elephant thai died GO years ago. This proves, perhaps, that the only creature with a memory longer than an elephant's is a tax collector. VIEWS OF OTHERS More Red Tape- No Cheap Food Henry Wallace, as expected, has at- tacted the North Atlantic Treaty—first in a radio speech and then in an abridged •"' version of the bruadcast run as a full ? page advertisement. His political party •' is soliciting funds in order to publish, the attack in pamphlet form. This is Mr. Wallace's privilege. Noon* can challenge his right to his own opinions. But his speech contains numerous half-truths and opinicns stated as i^aetg. These can and should be challenged, lest some of his hearers or read- •r», taken in by the piausible sound of hit heavily weighted broadside, accept them as valid. Here are a few of them: "The pact sets up an Atlantic Coun• eil and a military staff committee in Europe with more pjwer than the UN'» Council," says Mr. Wallace. There is no lack of nominal power in the Security Council. It can call on UN memberg for "armed forces, assistance and facilities . . . 1or thp. purpose of maintaining: international peace and security." It also has u military staff committee responsible for "the strategic direction of any armed forces placed at the disposal of the Security Council." The council's la>;k of actual power is due—as everyone but Mr. Wallace seems to know—to the consistent and adamant refusal of the Soviet Union to agree with other nations. "Supposing the Soviets had military bases on the Mexican borderV The Canadian border? On Cuba?" Mr. Wallace asks. "Could the treaty winch put guns in our faces be called a pad of peace?" The treaty grants the Uniled States no bases in Europe, let alone on the Soviet borders. It docs pledge the members to maintain and rtc\viup their capacity to resist wniicd attack. Incidentally, Mr. Wallace nowhere mentions Russia's army, which is the largest standing army in tne won t. Mr. Wallace quotes John Foster Dulles as follows: "1 ao nut know any responsible high official, military or civilian, in this guvernmem ur any gov- ^ernment, who believes thai the Soviet state now plans by open military aggression." Later Mr. Wail ice twists Mr. Dulles' words when he speaks ot the treay "surrounding with standing armies a nation which no responsible statesman claims either can or will launch a military .attack beyond its borders. 1 ' Mr. Dulles said that he knew of no responsible official who thinks that Hus- Bi'a plans open agyression now. "Now" is the key word. Mi. Wallace omits it. Says Mr. Wallace, "Our military men l^have already decided to place arms in • >: /lhe hands of the Germans . Under the Atlantic Pact the Nazis will have uniform* again." Nonsense. The North Atlantic Treaty , does not repudiate the Potsdam Agree, nmt. In that document, the American, British and Ruwian government* pledg- The new farm plan proposed by Die administration ought to do one thing, at least. It ought to end surpluses, it it should bf passed "as is" and enforced. For the farmer will be so busy llg- urlng out what the plan means, and how to work It, tuicl going to the county seal lo have it explained, Hint he Just won't have time lelt lo make his farm hiunp. You can't expect a man to be a Sherlock Holmes at unriddling mi.iterfcs ami also a bang-up producer. It's "ag'in naiure." The new plan is wrapped up tn a promise ot cheaper food for city folk. At the same time it Is going to anoint Die former wl'h nice, juicy rewards. When Ihese IWL- things can be done al once, no tricks, nothing under the table, you win be smack plum dab out of renlil.v. Into fairyland. The method is complicated—and, brotner, we mean complicated; not )'ist vague like, and foggy. There would be no support prices any more for meat animals, milk cream, eggs, vegetables and fruits. The fanner would sell these lor whatever he could gel, and the consumer would buy them the same way. If the prices to the farmer weren't enough to bring that part of his income up to an average cf the first 10 of the previous years, he would be paid a subsidy lor the difference. Don't ask us how thij would be figured for each separated commodity. We told you it was complicated. But the subsidy would be paia out. of taxes. So where would the cheaper food for the consumers come in? They would make up the diflerence in taxes. Tor the subsidy '.o the farmer. They would also pay the wages and upkeep of a swarm ot stationary and roving bureaucrat* to operate the plan. The market for nuiycrlshable crops—cotton, wheat, rice and others -would be supported by the government at prices figures to keep his income from them up to a previous average. There'a a "formula" for that. An AP writer tried to lei! how It would work.—we'll say that lor him. He tiled like a man. That -xas last Thursday, and we'll bet he is still Inking ajp'rin. So who would gam what? The answer is, nobody and nothing—except anoincr lurch down the road of socialism. The fanner needs government help to avoid ruinous prices. But this economic nightmare isn t It. The existing farm plan Is lar belter and saler. —AHKANSAtt DEMOCRAT. SO THEY SAY Bodyguard tattered Old World Appears To Be Marching Toward Peace Political Science Association Seeks Revision Of Present Structure of Party Organizations By Pcler Kelson NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. (NEA)—A bnrid new organization scheme for U S. political parties is now being stit- liccl by a select committee of the American PoliUcal Science Asso- •iation. Purpose of the proposed re- orms Is to give U. S. political par- ies more responsibility and more -ohesion. The idea is to make party platforms mean what they say, and create more discipline within larty organizations, so that their knowledge of why they were voting for particular candidates, what to expect ol them and what to hold Ihem lo. An advantage of a midterm convention to a minority party In Congress would be lhat It would provide an apportunity for realigning its national leadership as a preliminary lo presidenlial elections livo years later. Another major reform proposal under consideration by the political scientists is that new forms of or- lOlltlcal promises will be carried [ ganization for national party lead- out. j ership should be created. An A.P.S.A. Committee on Poll- I As a trial balloon, the political leal Parties headed by Prof. Elmer t scientists put forward the idea of 3. ' Schatt.sclinoicier of Connecticut [ creating a new "National Policy Wesleyan University hopes to pro- j Council" for each party. The prcs- duce a tinal report on this subject I ident and the defeated presidential would be the natural ay December. I04D. The Association 1 candidate hopes to make tins report the ba- [heads (or these councils. This would sis for definite political action In j relegate the present National Com- the mid-term congressional elec- niittccs and National Committee tlon campaigns of 1950. i chairmen lo whal they really are— Among the first of the trial balloon suggestions which the political scientists propose Is that there should be more frequent political party conferences and conventions at all levels national, state and county or city. Purpose of these additional conventions would be to discuss and act on party policy • A second suggestion which the political scientists advance Is that parties should be encouraged to reformulate their party platforms every two years. Instead of every our years [or presidential elections nly. as at present. ltd-Tcrm System Has Advantages With party platforms restated for he mid-term congressional elcc-I Ions, the voters would have some ' [imd raisers and campaign managers. On the National Councils, the political scientists suggest putting members of the present congressional policy committees, selected members of the National Committees, governors and mayors. This would reach a bro?d cross section of all political levels. Suggested duties assigned tn these National Councils might include the drafting of policy declarations for submission to national, state and local party conventions—which the politicnl scientists think should be held more often. I'rnnosr Stronger Policy And Steering Groups Strengthening of congressional policy committees and steer In committees, possibly by Integratln them with the present Joint Con gressional Committee on the Pres idcnt's Economic Report is one a the most far-reaching of the pr< posaJs which the politic:'. sclentls put forward. This would in effect create a Join Senate-House policy committee for each party. It would provide a. meeling ground for majority and minority policy committees, at which action on the President's State of tile Union and other messages could be hammered out. The political scientists also pro- iwse for di.«ci!ssion an Idea »ha» would change the present methods of electing members and chairmen of the standing legislative committees of Senate and House. Their suggestion is that committee memberships be approved by the National Council, so that responsibility for carrying out party policy ^ould be by a more direct line. The political scientists' committee revives Sen. Carl Hatch's proposal that member of Congress should be elected for four-year instead of two-year terms. This was orieinally suggested by the late Sen. George Morris of Nebraska. All of these proposals are of course still In the thinking stage. They can be criticized as fostering too much of a return to political "boss- Ism" and loo much Imllation of Communist Party line discipline. But the whole study Is an indica- llon that there is a growing dissatisfaction with the present lack of politic?! responsibility In the United States today. Th« DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P. Jordan, M. D. Written lor NEA Service The white blood cells have a great eal to do with the resistance ot le body to Infection. They Increase number In the presence ol many nds of Infecllons. Usually, there re about 1500 while blood cells in acli cubic millmeler of blood fas ompared with about 5,000,000 red ells). Because Ihere are so many more ed cells, Ihe white cells can only counted satisfactorily when the ed cells have been destroyed by a Dedal solution. The count of the number of white ells is made by placing measured uanlity of blood into a solution hich dissolves the red cells. After lixing, some of the solution is >laced between two glass slides •hlch have markings whl-h can be een under the microscope. The dis- ance between the gloss slides Is Iso known. The white cells are hen counted under the microscope ind the calculation of the number per cubic millmeter is made by simile arithmetic. Diagnostic Aid The white Wood count Is an ex- remcly important test in studying nany Infections. Fnr example, the white blood count Is almost always raised In acute appendicitis. The number of white cellr Is also increased in many infections, so that it is not what doctors call a "specific" test, but rather a reflection of an inflammation or infection somewhere in the body. The white cells are sometimes damaged by disease, but more commonly by drugs or poisons. Thi. causes a drop below Ihe ncrnia counl. In such cases the resislance of the body Is lowered and a per. sou becomes more susceptible le infections. Tile white cells or leiikocytest ari important In diagnosing many di seascs. They are counted and stu died In almost everyone who goe to a hospital or to see a doctor. * • • Note: Dr. Jordan Ls unable answer individual questions fron readers. However, each day he wi answer one of the most frequent ly asked questions In his column. QUESTION: What causes nerv deafness? ANSWER: This cannot be defi nitely answered because there ma be several possible causes. In som cases it seems to be a family ten dency and in others a tumor pressing on the nerve may b« responsible. In still others no obvious cause can be found. own trio. had scribbled on the tablecloth, and By Dewllt Mackenil* AP j'oreljn Affair* Analyst Tills being Ihe season of fresh holies and new life, one'» thoughts naturally turn to the prospects of peace. Is our battered old wo jKj making any real progress towaiW the trantiulllty and goodwill which mankind as a whole so eagerly desires? These are parlous times in which misplaced optimism is a dangerous Ihing. The world Is beset wllh quarrels out of which, without any doubt, tiother major war could develop, ven barring a violent upheaval, he "cold war" In Europe could— id probably will—continue Indefi- Itely to cast Its malignant curse n many nations. We should Indeed encouraging foolish dreams If we efused to acknowledge these facts. Still, I believe that conditions ave Improved substantially In re- ent weeks. The chances of incrcas- ng peace (if not amity) are better. Facing Ideological Upheaval Now of course when we Bay the hances of peace have Improved omewhat we aren't talking about gathering of the nations for » ove-feast. We mean that the threat f another world war has been push- d back a bit. The degree of menace from war must be the gauge by which we neasnre. Beyond that there • Is one hard 'act which we must face. Our world s undergoing a terrific Ideologic*), upheaval which Is affecting majflfe lations. That will continue until .line has ironed it out—probably In :he distant future—In the minds of he various peoples. Meanwhile there's only one thing peace-minded folk can do. and that keep this politico-social development from producing violence. One of the Ideologies works by strong- arm methods. That is Bolshevism, which makes the use of force a. part of its creed. The present danger of war revolves about that point. However, the great Bolshevist offensive which was sweeping across Europe toward the English Channel has been halted by the resistance of revitalized Western nations. The Marshall plan really Is working. It is creating new strength. The new Atlantic pact has provided a military defense against aggression from any quarter. Fishing Is Might}- Important The danger of a shooting war still exists, but is isn't so great as H was —at least It so strikes me. It will be lessened still more If and when the Western powers are able to convince Moscow that they definitely do not want war—that they haven't combined for aggressive purposefra That's a point which cannnl. bV emphasized too often: We won't appease anybody, but we wish the world to know that we don't want war. I don't believe Russia wants war either, but she is making It amply clear that she suspects us. Having reached this point I find won the trick with the ace. West then cashed the king and queen of clubs and continued with the third club, which declarer trumped with the six of h arts. The ace of spades was cashed, and when the queen dropped from the West hand, declarer had to forget about ruffing any spades. Instead he produced a nice squeeze play. He ran all the trumps. When he was ready to lead his last trump, the ten-spot, all hands were down to the cards underlined. East had to make a discard on the ten of hearts. To discard the ten of spades would set the whole spade suit. East elected to discard the ten of diamonds, so declarer discarded the j four of diamonds from - gl haul my fly nshin 1 tackle to get ready for the trout season. And I will teil you something more about that: Fishln' Is mighty Important. If more folks would take time off for fishin' this would be a better world to live in. When people get so bound up in ideologies that they can't even smile, it's time to pause for a check-up. IN HOLLYWOOD R.v Krsltine Johnson NT A Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD —<NEA>— Perils "A Good Man Is Hard to Find." ot on-the-spot filming: nut ot course it doens't apply to Mickey Rooncy and Barbara \ Lana Turner or Rita Hayworth. This Is to be lar more than an old-fashlonert military alliance. Tnis Ii not a treaty to make war. • It is intended by us ... as Ihe ocst possible Insurance al Hie present 'Ime against war in view of the Inability ol Ihc United Nations to give us that Insurance.—Prims Minister Louis St. Laurent of Canada, on the North Atlantic Pact. • W * I came back with IhL absolute conviction that an all-out drive Is now -'.n by the Russian politburo lor world domination. . . Their primary objective l« to establish world dictatorship by promoting satellite police jlates dominated by Ihe Kremlin.—Paul G. Hoflman, adminlslrator o! European Recovery, oil Mis return from Europe. • • » It In absolutely essential thai we strengthen the democratic trade union elements abroad lo help Ihem light totalitarianism and contribute Vo Ihc rapid economic recovery ol their respective nations,—Secretary uf Labor Maurice J. Tobln. « * • There | 8 no force in Europe which can slop Ihc Red army. The United States Air Force and Hie «lom bomb today Ij the greatest dclerrenl to Soviet aggression.—John Foster Dulles, U. S. dele- Sat* to UN Security Council. * • • • The more a man »ucceed« In acquiring the qunllticj of leadership, the less use he has for the poweri of command.—L>. W. KiggtA, president, the American Can Company. Bates were doing a scene for "Quicksand" on location at Ocean Park. The script called for Ihem to argue while standing beside an automobile in a darkened street. The street was too dark. Cameraman Lionel Lindon sent a mnn to the apartment overlooking lire street to see if he could a light there to shine down on the scene through a window. The emissary came back and | said everything was okay with the j lady of Ihc house. The light went upstairs. Hnl when focused it was off to the left. Ltudon kept telling the worker to move It further to the right. Finally Ihc man jaid: "I cant move it any further. There's a bed in tbe way," "Well, move the bed," Lindon called back, "I can't.'' came Ihe reply. "Ihe lady's husband IK sleeping In ;l. rt Arthur Frecdis is cooking up a musical to co-star Van Johnson and Frank Sinatra. Bui what will the bobby soxcrs have to live for allcr lhat? . . . Watch for an en gagement announcement from Joan Caulficld to Warren Taub. \Vhirh reminds me—Joey Adams insists that he admires Bob Topping and not just because he mar- died Lana. "Thai." says Joey, "could have happened to any number of men.' Frank Borzage I* trying to pet the rights to a story about the St. Louis Cardinals ol 10 years ago called "Gas House Gang." Rudy's Bark Rudy Vallec is currently knock- Ing 'em dead at the Coconut Grove alter his hll in New York. Rudy's lime Is sllll your lime—he's great . . . Margucrritc Churchill (ex-wife ot George O Bricnl is saying "No" lo movie offers again. . . Gilbert Roland Is seriously 111 with nn inner ear Infection, He'll be laid up for a month. Not* from reader N. Flsclier: "After viewing some of Hie pictures thot have been released lately, the marquees on theaters In announcing Ihc IcrmlnfUlon of a run should read. "Hurry. l«st Day" instead of "Hurry, Last Day." Cu< D»ly hu a new c«coid hit, Drprcs.sion note: Five Bit.s of Rythm. sepia musicomcdy team, are now officially the Four nits ol ttythm. • * • Aside to Martha Vickcrs: British culle Jean Simmons is telling London Intprvipwrrs that the only Lime she ever felt tall was when flanrcd "till Mickey Rooney in Hollywood. Nag" Like RtnK Horses don't win lor Bing, but Ihcy sure love him. The nag in "Riding High" took R friendly nip ot Blng's car. Didn't leave any marks but it sure sent the Groancr living out of range. . . The late Sir Guy standing's name will be carried on in Hollywood. His 22- year-old nephew, Gray Slandtng. is studying the drahnia with Ben Bard. Margnret Whiting's recording of "Wonderful Guy" topped the hair million mark in less than two works. . . Singer Buddy Clavk has checked Into a hospital for a major operation. . . Recommended: Dorothy Shay's recording of "Comln Round the Mountain." McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. SlcKennej America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Shrewd Handling Makes This Deal During Ihe recent Eastern States Tournament in New York City, a little group was sitting around a table In the Park ."heraton Hotel, ruining the tablecloth with bridge bunds-as usual- Miss Breckenrldge, Next he led the diamond from his own hand. When East played the j Jack, dummy's queen was finessed. Now Ihe nee and nine of diamonds were cashed, and once again East fined one dollar each for parking overtime at, the post office. They appeared in municiprl court this morning. Mrs. L. G. Byerley was elected 'dummy'.' P rf>sidc 'H °f the Mississippi County Federation of womens Clubs at the annual meeting held in Osceola on Tuesday. This club has for it's project this year, the securing the employment of a county probation was squeezed. He had to let so | °"".er ana perpeiuaung me L either a spade or the ace of clubs. 1 Owe " Mltchol scholarship fund 75 Years Ago In Blytheville Meyer Grater, Russell Marr. J. C. Appelby and John Latimer were Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Day and j daughter, Miss Mary Blanche. arrf£ Mis. c. W. Garrigan and daugn?* ter. Gay. left today for Columbia, Term., where they will visit B. P. Gay Jr.. who attends Military Academy there. Musteline Animaf * A K «- i V K H)B86 * 5 + 72 A 75 1 8763£ KQ4 N W E S Dealer 4 .1 10 3 6 3 4 K J Kl + A !) 8 3 VQJ « * AQ91 +.J 106 5 Tournament.—N'cither vvil. SonUi We*( North Kant Pass Pass I 4 Pass 1 N. T Pass 1 ¥ Pa« 3 » Pass 4 f Pa ss Optnlnt— V J IS ,\fr tn Prrvl.i HORIZOXT." t Depiclc-' animal 6 Its scientific name is pulorius 13 Declaim 14 Reaches for 3Consideralion 4 Court (ab.) 5 Dress <"i»<-r 6 Man 7 Employer 8 Hurried 9 Palm lily lOTherefore Wrf l 11 Conductor amounl ofmcdic'"- 27 Caudal appendage 23 Poker slake Ayvfs and Jane Wynian arc talkinc about rtoing an tnrtcnrnd- enl film together. Charles Rick- forrt will co-star and co-direct with Lew. vSam Silver, the barber al the 2011^ Century-Fox .studio, made his tilm debut the other day In a bit role in "You're My Everything." But now he's asking for a rc-takc He says he wasn't properly lighted "Thcr nave all of Ihe hesf lljthlfnfr to nn exln." he told mr. "Fellow **y the namr of Dan Dallej." who is Dardanclle of the Darda- nellc Trio, came over lo listen to the discussion. She Is a chnrmiiig girl who grew up on a Mississippi farm and. al- lendcd Louisiana Slale University. She had infantile paralysis at the age of two. but despite the handicap of a partially paralyzed hand, she learned 'o play the piano and • vibra-harp. Now she has her Africa for "Black Rose." . . . CJuole of the week from David O. Sclznick: "The motion picture audience ol loclay hns drastically changed and producers face an almost Impossible assignment lo appeal to all." Overheard: "Imagine how boring a bar would be without, television" Jack Ottford: "Yeah, but can you Imagine how boring lele- The Tj Powers are oft lo Norlh vision »-o«I b« without a b»r»" ISFabulo' 16 Fracas 18 Aeriform fuel 19 Social insect 2 5 Above •") Fragment of ,5 PrescribM pottery 21 Poem "1 Government issue (pK) 23 Suffix "\ Habitat r'"il form "7 Smears with pitch 29 Preposition .10 Any 31 Bone .12 That Ihing 33 Mature 35 Not as much 38 Half an em 10 On time (ab.) ") It Is valued for its !2 Shop 17 Beverage 13 War god 19 Colors 50 Animal foot 51 Sea god 53 Relative M Hebrew • scelics S8 Finished VERTICAL 1 Hunt food 2Saliric 12 Properly ilcms 33 Purify 34 Hardens 36 Comforl 37Cookcc! 41 Knocks 42Slupcfy 43 Prong 44 Unils 45 Right (air slave 47 Imitated 52 Tellurium (symbol) " I It is found chiefly European countries I: