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R, ATKIWS, Adwrtisin» Ituuver BLYTHEVILLE NEWS WEDNESDAY, J.IAY 8, tn-'«i>» e»r x o». tarn • wife*'-'e' witt or » P« % Mtt. wtttto L «'"r«<»lu«' a* 40 mficii,' $tM |Mr ' ' for French Vote Encouraging -- Mississippi counUnas interested in g^ l^Verafnent geared to sound dem- ci(^iik;']priniipies, aiul'dthei' Americans ip^ti : d"5n the freedoms which have • S$&' 5 "AJnerictt great 'can take heart tMf'the pendiiliirn iii France is swing- iff|;fif6m ife;ieft !! to the right. -'-^ihSufiday's French election to re : ject or. approve a constitution written by CftmrHuiiists and Socialists the electors tiiriieii thumbs clown on the proposal. . This -.should be good news to those in America 'Hvho have watched with. concern trends in political thinking in this nation in recent years. Fenrs that w* in"A'nierica are following a pattern has helped bring disaster to nxjjte may, be justified. •,:.'*;''J^iere is encouragement in the abo^t face' in France.'' But Americans shield riotktly watch' trends in foreign coimtrtes and assure 'themselves that leftist's' never can be a menace in this country. j 'pJl^Kat' America needs _ today is a ; greiter interest on the part of the iverage citizen in his government on .the •'! titty, county ^ stale" and 'national - ;v -'' '"•"'"' " : ' ' which applies to America Rlso Applies 'to' Arkansas, Mississippi cpiintjrsfoSi to Blytheville. '• "This'is' an election year and votes cast' with' deliberation can have value so great that it is foolish for the riia'n in the street.not to show an interest in the; governnient tii)d«r which he Hvesi 365 - "-'.• Foiir times in tlie l;tSt 26 days this UUB.V and troubled world has paused to Observe.a significant first anniversary T^the dijuth ot' yranklin 1). Roosevelt, tjae' birth of the United Nations, the end of Mussolini, and the passing of Hitler. Now eonies another, the first anniversary of the death of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich and of tho rebirth of peace in Europe. , : ;.' Since May 8, 1045, there has been little time for retrospect. America fc'rid her Allies have fought Ihc war with Japan to its victorious conclusion, and with'the'ertd'of war, America and the rest of ,'th'4"'.world have turned thought and eiftrjry' homeward to urgent domestic problems, and forward to the more urgent universal problem of maintaining j>eace. v Since we have lived from day to day, it is little wonder that to many of iis V-E Day may seem a date whose distance cannot be measured in time. The memories of the final mighty onslaught of Allied arms and of the final disintegration of I fitter's super-state are remote. The emotions which greeted these historic events have long si net' subsided. If we have forgotten much, il is equally certain that few Americans paiised, in the midst of celebration :t year'tVgo today, to wonder where the newly liberated iCtiropc would be on May : 8, 1946. Yet if they had, there wore ..safe and obvious predictions that couid liuve been made, and that have, come to puss. ' It was inevitable that Europe would be hungry, ' ih-cM'l, and ill-sheltered; that thousands upon thousands would be displaced and' homeless; that political unrest would abound; that the neglect of fields and fai'rhs, factories and'transportation,'would bring a IOUK period of painful convalescence 'after Europe's 'almost fatal illness. Hut what could not have been foreseen was the almost complete collap.se of 'that' unity "of 'Spirit and purpose'' among the great powers which matte V-E' Day' 'possible, 'the 'nund of unity was learned llifough' 'blrt'od and pain and .sacrifice. T)ie 'triumph of that unity was'haileci and coh.sccrated in noble, heartfelt words at the hour of victory. It was incredible thut the need or the triumph could be forgotten. Yet today nationalism, with all its old pride and a'mbition aiitl testy self- sufficiency, confuses the efforts for united peace. The great powers that liberated Europe' are bitter and contentious. And what of the vanquished '! The misdeeds of all but a few German leaders seem to be condoned or forgotten. To the victorious Allies, the ruin of Germany is a political asset to be courted, rather llian a notorious troublemaker to be disarmed, guarded, ami re-educated over a long: .period of heavy responsibility. To move than a third of American occupation troops, "the clean, honest, industrious Germans" are their favorite ICiiropen people. But if the prospect on "V-K plus UG5" is somber, it is not hopless. Victory in Europe was won by Ihe united efforts of miltons of. ordinary people, guided and directed by a few, but only after painful struggles and reverses, Today, millions of ordinary people are united for peace. There will be more struggles and reverses before the few who guide and direct are similarly united. But here, too, the millions may hope and work for eventual victory. It's a Long Road That Has No Turning BY KRSKINC JOHNSON i NBA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, May 8. INEA) — Hollywood's ' social caste system akes It on the chin lortay, with a : petite blonde throwing the ptin- •hes. The brave lady who rlpued. Hie novlelown from sound stage to joudolr was Ilona Massey, an intimate observer of the Hollywood scene for almost 10 years. "Hollywood." ilona told us, "Is like a masquerade party where no one ever takes off his mask." Bui that was just her opening shot. Head on. Hollywood, and start blushing. "If a movie queen wnnls to buy a moiisetra|) v she can't Just i;o to the ten-cent store and buy one. It would ruin her social standing She has to order A gold-plated mousetrap from a swank Bcverb Hills store. And Uicn, when slu Bets, home, she has to put on a hunting costume to set it." SEATING BY SALARY Iloua lias been to a lot of private dinner parties. "Where you sit at the table, 1 she suid, "depends on what you .salary is or what the New Yoi'r critics said about your last pic ture." You see a lot of stags at Holly •wood parties and night dubs. Ilonr had a simple explanation: "A Hoi lywood bachelor 'doesn't BO with Blrl because he likes her. He f!«e with someone who will raise hi social standing. There aren't unougl 'important' Birls to BO around Dial's why you see so many stags." Everyone in Hollywood cails everyone else "darling." It reached a new high Ilona said, when a big feminine star told her;. "Dar- ng, I hate you," Hollywood can't talk aboul any- hing except. Hollywood. Ilona told s, shuddering-: "You sit on the set nd talk about pictures. You ?o ul to dinner and talk about pic- fcircs, you talk about pictures af- er dinner and you talk about pie- mes on the way home. And when lollywoodites aren't talking about ilcUircs, they're talking about hemselvcs." DASTK SYSTEM FOR CARS A certain Hollywood nightclub •veil has a social system for aulo- nobiles, Ilona said. "If you are a star, they park your car up In the "ronl row. If you are a nobody, they >.irk it on the street a block away." When there's a divorce in a Hollywood family, the social system requires that you part "the best of frlcnoA." Ilona said she »'is juilty of that one when she divorced Allan 'Curtis. "Only with me," Ehe said, "it \vas on the level." "You have to niake a s|>ectacu- lar entrance wherever you go." That is one of Ilorm's pet annoyances about Hollywood. You don't just go to lunch or dinner. "You have to be paged on the telephone at least three times. Three phone calls, is par for a luncheon or dinner engagement, otherwise, it is not a success." "Am! even if you love beer," Ilona said, sadly, "you have to drink champagne. The Hollywood social standards demand it." " WASHINGTON COLUMN How Many Unemployed? BY PETER ED.SON N!?.-V Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. M(\y 8. (NBA) — rile unemployed are beginning to I to the mines. The building and trade iuchisti; lave shown the biygcst. Increase in employment—500.00U each,' ami s'tU African Pecans Africa has undertaken the. growth of liecan nuts, which have been an American monopoly in-th<' past. The pecan grove is located at Grootfonfein. Southwest Africa. !| U. S. Naval Leader | • HORIZONTAL 1,6 Pictured U. S. naval In tile news again. There Is lot of official and unofficial guessing as lo how many there art, why they are, and whether the situation is going to get worse or better, tint when it comes to pin- nins down fuels, the figures :it variance, and about all that can be reported lire a number of trendy which indicate a terrific aniouht o milling around, a concentrated effort to Bet settled. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ollccts figure.-; on ttye number o •orkers employed in nou-rtgvicut- ural industries, denting with wn- s nnd hours, quit rates, and labor mover. Proprietoi's, the self-em- jloycrt, mul 'domestic servants, are excluded from these figures. The Department of Agriculture collects from its crop reporters' eS- Umnlcs on tho number of farm workers nnd their wages. Unemployment figures come from three sources. The Bureau of the Census runs a sample survey oil lh c number of unemployed and thi- size of the labor force, month by month. Its figure.-} nrc not obtain- I'd by counting noses, howevev, but by n check on 25,000 families in l>8 sample ureas covering 125 counties. Uul when you consider that there ure nljout 40 million families scattered over IIOOO comities of the UnU- cct states, you can sec that only a little over one-half of one per cent ot the population Is counted, and I hat the multiplying factor is pretty big. OFFICIAL SOURCES IJIFFER WTOEI.Y ON ESTIMATES ,Using ih c Bureau of Cen-sus figures, March returns show 2,700,000 unemployed in :i labor, force of i>5,0130.000. buth totals conslltutiuis new highs since V-J Dfty. The other two sources of unemployment figures are the Social Security Board and the Veterans' bureau". Th c Social Security Boiirri coUet'ts figures from stiile unemployment insurance benefit pny- ments. They show :x March average of 1,573,000 unemployed collecting job insurace. The Veterans' Bureau pays out unemployment insurance under the GI JBI11 of Rights to ex-soldiers nnd * sailors unable to find work. At the end of March, 1,704.250 vets were on Us rolls. When you mid -. , - - . this total to the Social Security think; all she knew was she had! to sa >[ about "• Every single thing X^rd and then came in and of- j „„.„.,, flgl , rp you corue up witl , ' to and Bull quick. tnat happened seemed to Debby [ered her $500. rive hundred dol- , t ,,i ril of 3,277.000 collecllnB job in•:.'Aa& then, as she got to the top as thou 8 T1 '* was I"" 1 o£ a plan ars! It didn't lake her nnd Ellic j , su ,. mcc- ., m ) this is half n million of tbe hill, she heard a shot and lnat somebody else' had made, long lo say "yes," and they, Mr. U iWi'i'gO to- come from 'over only she seemed to know ahead Newkirk and his friend, snid ; wrj«r» she-had seen John Qualey's of *' me what was Soing to hap- they'd be back in a week 01- so 'dot Sbe-rtood still, panting and I pen - But she * dn>t ni«ke therhpvith a check and a truck. And ttclinc K> icired she could hardly happen, and neither did Joel. as soon as she got her hands on 'Irtpth*,'*™!-** had a vision of • * • that check she was going t,o «et Butt lyta« bloody oh the fround. CHE said to John, "Gcc, I was an orcler out for lho 'orty-ciBht- - » tin 'on down the hill and ° scared you'd shoot my dog." "% set, which was really better fete MOM pines, and then she "I could have once," he said. lo ° km * n »yway. into • , cleared space; "He ran right past me." I John and Bart nnd Joel nil crfn- <m : 1he hillside across "He did?" gralulatcd her and snid that wns -Jf. w«re'»U four ot them I "Y«. But 1 saw that line heU''eat, nnd Debby thought thai ! rt *i«cei Jotui Qualey and his dog was towing around there, nnd I $500—or really $450—would ho n rising. Farm labor always picks up dur- | ig the slimmer. Tlie peak for 1D!3 wns a little over 11 million, two million nbove the .March level. The average monthly farm wage for th nation was put at $83.80 with board $97.40 without, reflecting the shortage of farm labor. What is happening to farm boys being dischurs- ed from the armed services is hot "clear. One B. L. S. survey of 3GOO sample case histories indicated many fnrm boys weren't going back to the farms. Rend Courier News Want Ads. leader, Rear- 5-- 4 Note of scale 5 Therefore e The President Adm. recently [SIDE GLANCES by QaftroIH. I him. chairman of the U. S. Maritime * ( Commission, 7 Within ' 8 Cut off 9 King of beasts 10 Pries 11 Suffering ' ." was assistant chief 11 Seem - v .: 12 Oil U Departs *. 15 Prod .'•'};. 18 Needy '•"': 19 Harvest goddess 20 Chest 22 Now (Scot.) 23 Compass poin 29 Toward 25 Editor (ab.) i -- Tr 77 Pint (ab.) ,'l : •?' the U ' S ' 18 Long - - ' '•SOTurf 52 Rodent 33 Help 34 Scrap iS Kent • S9 Any <0 Half on em •ti Plural ending 42 Transpose (ab.) 43 Employ .' 45 Articles 50 Distant 51 Slave 53 Continent 5-5 Tardy 55 Man's name 57 Looked 17 Africa (ab.) 20 Satisfied . 2 r Entertains 24 Vestige 26 Wipes '' . 2D Exist V 31 Oklahoma town 34 Hesitate 35 Put in 37 Declares XV , Navy's Bureau 38 Strayed \ • • Ships 44 Sea eagle 46 Despise^ ; 47 Lives I '. 48 Nickel ; (symbol) : 49 Breaches N ; 50 Transports- j tion fee; ^ c r.2 Bog • $3 S4Limb -O I 56 Steamship I <ab.) • 11 58 Each .(.ab.) • \ By WILLIAM MAIER [and fell of its breast. "Nice bird, 11 i she said professionally. 1 Joel was looking at it curinusly. "Beautiful thing, isn't 11?" he sniit. "Why don't we all hunt together the'rest'of the day?" John sug- Jgeslccl. "Two of us over Dcbby's |dog there, and two over mine." That was the first time Debby lorn ot the hill, and when she 18° l the feeling she was being: cnmc out Joel and John were Pulled nrr.nnd by strings, and shu standing together, and the two avoided Joel's eyes, "t.el's work I dogs were sniffinfe each other. She hack toward the house!" she snid. I strode straight tip the hill andl" We can fi°t some lunch there, right on up to Joel, and she threw Anti lllc " 'his afternoon we'll Iry I her arms around his neck and ll ovcr north of tlie freezer.' kissed him. "There," she said I ' * * * fiercely, scowling at him. "WHEN they got back to the S HE stalled running across the He didn't take'it as a jok*, the house, Agnes was so excited Galley : 'and'Joel started after way s ^ e 'd meant it. He' just an d happy she didn't mind at all h«r'"''No' you : go that way"' she '°°' 5cd at her, and suddenly she Setting'lunch for three extra pco- iald'-over her ' shoulder. "Over I was afraid of him.'And }fOm that Pie- Mr. Newkirk had been there then* hills Arid run" moment'on for'the rest of the with his frieind, the expert on Sh« ran across the valley and d£ly il WB * as Chough they both 1 antiques, and they hart looked up th» hill She was so breath- ^ a ^ strings pulling them aroiind| ove r the dining room set and le*> «nd so »-r<-i(»<1 -;Vi» ,-' n ,,iHn'i I and neither of them had anything [whispered together out in Ibe . THK 9TORT1 Ball klllr* voinr k« dnrlnir Ihr Hammrr ck»T ta Iorrr4 «> w,,rk him IMK IrBMli. OthrrwUr John Bart 1»ki> Hull ItuntlnK XVII •it if JKto 4r»«.»irhing- his gun Ismiling, and she knew he hadn't those chairs. fc^; tie wta just stand- figured anything ot the kind. Just After lunch they drove over to mkhinc. ' Hooking at his face did her good, t fciDoping like a jack- somehow. She smiled. "Guess I'll ,%•< Hit could hear Joel stop Worrying about your shoot- rK ran. Bull , 'and he got «h*B suddenly -Jiis 'stomach ctch«d out. H« •iB'Mr tec* quickly and »h , snd tumbled bot- ing'him, John."; He nodded.' "I •n'ould. But you better keep thaWlinc on him. It kind of soothes my conscience." '" As J.oel came up the hill from one side with his gun, Bart came up the Jiill from the.other. "Was that yovi I heard shooting?'' Debby asked John. John smiled and took a pheasant out of his fame pocket and tossed it to her. D*bby ciuj)»t i thuii the census survey Indicated. Something is wrong'with this picture sorhewhere. As lor the trends, the Army nnil liir Navy arc now close to the.' four inillinn mark on combined strenglh. I'.IKI they hnve nboul two million mure to demobilize. Other federal wivdiimeiU employment Is -still hi^h, nt 2.243.000. and certainly .'I'.imlr! be brought down to some 'Mtnt. i .STllIKl'RS ARE NOT ! C : SS1DKHED UNKMPI.OYKI) ! Strikers nrc not counted ns un- i rinployeil. thoiiRh strikes since V-J i ', Hay have had ns many as 1.500.000 ' I i'ile nt a time. j The winter wnve of strikes has iv' il in .111 In'cVcasb \n the avev- ::iaii!ht-lline hourly wn(!P to he freezer and on up a dirt mail way. He tossed il, and Debby didn't have to lool;; she knew it would bo heads. It was, and John and Bart took John's dog and started out, and there were Joel und Debby alon? together. (To Be Continued) Qwit rates and labor Wruovcr are •'iiil iiif-h. being over six per cent fi'r non-veterans and eight per cent Iin vel.s. Up lo the beginning of thr canl strike, the highest separi- ilon rnlc wns reported in mluliin, Miners who went inlo the armeit sci vices are Just not going imck 60 Wise men '«[ VERTICAL 1 Epic poem 2 Mimics 3 Reserve (ab.) By J.R.Williams Out Our Way REST, MY EYE.' IF YOU STOP, TH 1 BUILDIM' KETCHES UP WITH YOU -WHERE YOU PICKED FLOWF.R.S DA.WM IS A CELLAR- AT DUSK.. USED TO STEP IMTO TH' COUMTR.V TO HIKE-NOW YOU MEED RE.ST WHEM GET THERE / \W6 tJSED TO LIVE QM THE EZDGE OF TOWM. Burr NOW WE'RE &ETTIM& '•\Vlu-rt! would Iliev be \villioul us in Iliis ollit-e? the pveskicni oi ;i innciiiui-fy t.nniJutiy ;iot knowing lion lo (ill his own iien!'-' THIS CUR BITUMINOUS THAT WILL BK MINED THIS YEAR WOULD MAKE "TOO PILES, EACH CONTAIN INo ENOUoH COAL. TO FILL- NEW K(V\PIRE STATE. Boarding House with Maj. Hoopie HWJrJTED? PSUfWJ-' THOSE GHOSTLV J CP.M6 PROiv\ <\ SECRET /~i COOL. ? STRIDE VOU CALLED R[GtAT-<~X'LL VVJIW MORE BET YOU STILL. 1 VARIATION Hft\ISWT GOT AMD THERE STOOD THREE TTAE AMD THERE STOOO T. , (AY ELEPHPVKST SU>i POISED, GLtKtT i^ ^V eve TO SEE our, YOU MU5T " CLARA SPEAKS, BUNTINCS HAS NO BLUE PI6MENT IN HIS FEATHERS, AND tS BLUE ONLY •Y REPLECTED .NEAT: What do yea ttll •» cKtMr*n&

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