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PAG1 EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE, CARK.) COURIER NEWS — THURSDAY, AUGUST SO, 1951 THB BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS TUB COURIER NEWS CO. H W RAINES, Publisher HARRY A HA1NE«, AulsUnt Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Adtertliinf Uirmger Ool* Nitlonal Advertising Representatives: W»ll»» Witmer Co. N"«w York. Chicago, Detroit, Atltnt*. UfmphU Entered is second claw matter al the po«t- offie* at Blythtvllle. Arluruts. under act ol Con- (resi. October 9. 1817 Member of Th» Associated Press 8UBSCHIPTION RATES: By Mirrler In the city o! Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier eervict tj maintained. 3ftc per week. By mall, within a radius of SO miles. $5.00 per year. $2.50 for sir months. $1.25 for three months: by mall outside 50 milt sone. $12.30 per year payable In advance. Meditations He will regard Ihe prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.—Psalrns 102:17. * * • Our prayer and God's mercy are like (wo buck- *t& in H well; while the one ascends, the other descends.—Bishop Hopkins. Barbs A Texas rancher uses a plane to round up stray cattle. We hope he Isn't headin' for the last crackup! * * * Whenever the price nf soap foes up, that's on* thing that won't come out In the wash, * * * It will stir the envy of bridge fans, to know- that In the Orient all you have to do is bow to make R grand salaam, * * * More fr>lkfs rafichl buy new suto* If the rtirn* itor** would flatly announce they won't handle then. * • * The Public Health Service has for years been trying to find out what to do about the common cold. Just ask any of your friend*. Don't Get Wrong Idea About Kremlin's Definition of War In America, speculation is constant on the issue whether we shal leventually have war with Russia. Rut in the Soviet Union there is no need for auch guesswork. Russian communism considers itself in a state of war with Western capitalism now. As a mailer of fact, in the Red view, that warfare has been goingr on a long time. But its more accurate phase may be said to have begun with the launching of the Cold War in 1947, when the Kremlin declined to take part in the Marshall Plan. Obviously, we are speaking here of two different definitions of war. America clings to the traditional meaning— the .open clash of armed forces. To the Russians, war is anything that weakens or harms or destroys the enemy. And the destruction need not be physical. Indeed, the Soviet leaders prefer it not to be. So ,u< the Kremlin's understanding, war is: sabotaging the United Nations through endless obstructive tactics: promoting permanent international political chaos by blocking peace treaties for Austria, Germany, and, if possible, Japan; using the device of the conference table to seek political ends that seem most easily attainable that way. Undermining shaky middle-of-the- road governments by subversion; en~ coin-aging poverty and social turmoil on which communism feeds; bombarding the world with phony talk of peace, atomic energy control .disarmament; depicting the enemy as an aggressor, as an oppressor of the people, a devil masquerading as a saint. In Moscow's terms, actual use of force is but one element in a war that can be fought on any one or more of the many fronts here suggested. But the important thing to remember is that in the Communist mind, all these fronts merge into one. The shooting might stop in Korea, but the struggle would go on undiminished. The combat would simply be switched to another arena. We may not like the Russian definition of war. But if we seriously propose to stand off communism successfully, we had better understand that meaning and accept it. Because that is the kind of war we're in. and our denying it won't change the fact. To cling to outmoded concepts of war as only armed struggle is to oversim- • plify our current dilemma and undercs- • timate the Soviet'enemy. He is ifelent- B less, probing always for weakness of • whatever kind. An the thoughtful Com• mittee for Economic Development re- I cently put it, "the provocation which • th* Soviet rulers will always recogniza 1» th« provocation ol opportunity." In a brilliant analysis of the foreign aid problem, the CED acknowledges the true' nature of Soviet warfare, and declares* that its flexibility 'requires the West to organize a "comprehensive and balanced security program which leaves no breach wide enough to invite a Soviet thrust." In other words, we must be prepared to meet the Russian challenge in every field every day for as long as the Kremlin has the power to try imposing its will upon the free world. Anything less than this will not win the war for free men. The mere absence of violence ie no evidence of peace in this age. Those who anxiously await a cease-fire in Korea as a signal to relax our vigilance may mark that fact well. A relaxed West is a West one step closer to conquest by Russia. Our guard is up; we must keep it there. Views of Others Our Bill of Rights The First Amendment to the Federal Constitution had Lo dr> with freedom of religion, speech, press and the right of petition. It reads: "Congress shall mnlce tin law respecting an • establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech; or of (he press; or the riRhl of people peaceably to assemble and to petition thr Government (or a redress of grievances." Most of our readers are familiar with this well known amendment which l.s a part of the [am- ons Bill of Rights. Then at first blush, so to speak, Friend Reader you may wonder why this well known declaration and basic principle of our Government should be repeated here. The answer Is simple. There Is continuous and determined effort on the part of some governmental functionaries to Ignore and break down tills provision. Among the threats that have to be guarded against at the present time Is the proposed freedom of press agreement among the United Nations. There Is an inclination apparently on the part of some of our United States Spokesmen to accept a compromise because many of the nations represented in the,United Nations do not believe in nor practice freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom of the press, nor freedom of assembly as we do in these good United States of America. Don't be misled, Friend Render, to think there are not shrewd politicians in Washington who would be very glad to circumvent the Bill of Rights by some such agreement in the councils of' ths United Nations. You may rest assured that the alert pre^s of this country IB not going to bt found nsleop on this question. The immediate/question before the House,, ho\veyer, is the federal statute that old age assistance, and aid to dependent children and aid to the blind, must not be a matter for the public to know anything about. Incidentally North Carolina, M well us a number of other states, has a statute which purports :_'tQ-approve executive "sessions of welfare boards: and to make secret the poster of tho.se who are beneficlnriea of pub- lid charities. Among the exceptions is Indiana, whose Legislature recently adopted a law which disapproved of this violation of the Bill of Rights and declared lhat the lists, and actions of the welfare boards should be open to inspection, (t might be said In passing that It was not the purpose of the Indiana legislators to emblazon the names of dependents from the house tops or the public places and respectable press world, as it usually does, exercise proper discretion In th* mailer,. DIE Indiana legislators took into consideration the fuel that under the secret system abuses could arise and money paid out without the sanction of the public. Unquestionably there are some cases In Lrnoir County and other places in North Carolina where Although lega! title might be sustained, their moral right to live out o! the public treasury IR quite questionable. As a result of the Indiana statute federal a,-5UUnce hn.s bren cut off. The Security Administrator Oscar R. Ewtng, who administers this lurid. Is quoted as saying In part: "Having to make this decision, disapproving the Indiana state plans for old a?e assistance, aid to dependent children and aid to the blind" makes it necessary for him to take Indiana off the federal welfare list. "The Indians Legislature hn.s Riven me no choice and I am compelled by law to do so," says the administrator. The Free Press shares fully the opinion of its esteemed contemporary. The Greens born News, which winds up a very interesting editorial on this subject as follow: "There's nothing the public pays for which H Is not entitled to inspect. If this is not conceded by the federal Kovernmenl it is time for a new Bill of Rights." —KINSTON fN. C.» FREE PRESS SO THEY SAY Never More So Than Toddy once over lightly- By A A. Fre4rieka*B I have never been In favor of the sweat-shop and I do not hold that a man with grease on his nanda ia necessarily a bum or that possession v>f a penthouse and * limousine makes one a Mint. To each his own, and the propensities for sell-Improvement and kindness toward one's fellow suflerer either are there or they aren't. •—* An inclination to get ahead !j a laudable virtue and It is granted, that the larger the organization, the sleeper the climb. Possessing no personal desire la retrogress. I attempt to maintain a small Th« DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service There Is no use pretending that physical appearance does not matter a great deal in life. Unfortunately it Is rarely that anything can be done to transform the looks. Q—1 want to get rid of an ugly bulge of fat on the inside of my thighs, H is not only uncomfortable but unsightly in a bathing suit. Do you know of anything that might help?—R. G. A—H is extremely rinublful lhat anything would help with the possible exception of removal by surgery. Whether the latter should be tried can only be decided alter conference with a surgeon, Q—I have a nephew In Korea who had frozen hands and feet. He wrote that he had to give up smok ing. I have since found out that smoking was bad for anyone with frost, bite. I thought others would be interested.—Mrs. P. M. T. A—Yes, and for almost any eon- dltEnn which affects harmfully the circulation In the lirnb«. • ' * • Q—Is drinking alcoholic bever- Pefer ft/son's Washington Column — Swing's Hospitalization Plan Getting Kicked Around Plenty amount at patience with the increasing demands of the unionized worker, albeit his voice appears to be coming.from a point far afield from his individual mind. My patlentee runs out. however, when it comes to * couple of u yet unsprung theories union leaders are cooking up In regard to bettering the lot of those whos« dues keep the labor brass in hardtack and selzter. Currently being nailed together behind the scenes, but'not out of sight, are demands for a guaranteed existence for the union member. A fond dream of union chiefi is a guaranteed minimum annual wage, which to Ihe unthinking sounds as appealing as free board and room. I'm no «conomist and I'm na horsetrader, but when a deal sotindi highly appealing or like the «olu- ' tlon to all my troubles, then my suspicious little mind begins to get '! the qualms. The average "bargain" " goes to the Junkman before the last payment it made. A steady Job with normal over- WASHINGTON (NEA) —Federal Security Administrator Oscar Swing's new plan to provide hospitail- door approach to socialized medicine. 1 ' 2. If Social Security Administration has more money than Ib 7-ation insurance to people of 651 knows what to do with, it should and over for &1 reduce payroll deductions instead maximum of 60 j of broadening benefits. 3, Local days a year ha.s no chance of consideration by Connow. Too Peler ftfson legislation to put this, new plan Into effect hasn't even been drafted. But the Idea us to eel. a bill Introduced before Congress goes home, get it talked about and kicked around this summer and tall. then hold hearings and get it passed when Congress comes back next year, So far the reaction has been pretty good. WhlLnker and Baxter, American Medical Association's communities can take care of their own aged people who need hospi- taltzation. Older People Have Few Benefit* Actually, the.se criticisms seem to distort the existing situation with respect to the need tor hospltaliza- tion benefits for the aged and the dependents of survivors covered by old age insurance. Most private insurance polirie- e will not provide hospitalization benefits for people over 55 or 65, or after they quit working. Poor people of over 60 may now get hcspi- talization benefits up to the limit j of their public assistance benefits. But in many cases this isn't enough. And America's over-crowded hospitals can no longer take care of high-priced publicity agent 1 ;, have j the charity load, when costs aver- advlsed doctors that since the new [ age S13 a day. Ewing proposal primarily affects j So far, hrspital officials seem to the hospitals, the Blue Cross and j be overwhelmingly in favor of the other hospitallzation Insurance ! new Ewing plan. And since doctors plans, they -should make first com-1 must always approve admission of mcnt, rather than the medical societies. any patient- to a hospital, they would veto control over the plan's WhiUker and Baxter also report-i operatirms. The medical profession eri to the medical profession that] would therefore be able to prevent this was merely a new Issue for ] abuses by hospital chiselers and Fair Deal candidates in next year's ! charity patients, elections — "an effort to provide Federal Security- Agency now rs- thcm with an escape hatch so they timste.s that by 1D53, when the tion, another 7.000,000 not covered by social security insurance, but eligible for hospitalization under the public assistance programs. The chronically ill — incurables, fen He, tubercular and mental cases —would not be included. Only persons requiring emergency hospitalization. for something like broken legs or an operation, would get this insurance protection. No "means test 1 ' would be required for hospital admission. That is, aged people who could afford to pay their own hospital bills would be entitled to h capitalization benefits just the same as (he pcor. The theory behind this Is that they paid their social -security taxes during the working year. 1 !, 50 they are entitled to the Insurance. But this is another criticism of the Ewing plan. " On Ihe average, it- has been found that people of over 65 are hospitalized from two to two-and- a-half days a year- On the basis of $15 a day per patient, ccsta of the new program have been estimated at from $187 million to $230 million a year, Money to finance (hi*. without additional .social security taxes, come. 1 ! from a prosperity windfall. Present income of the old age and survive™ insurance plan was bas^d on wage and salary payments to covered workers of $125 billion a year, with em ploy nr and employee can avoid going before the people ! on the direct issue of compulsory health Insurance." This Idea has characterized most would go into operation if approved, there would be some seven million people eligible for hospital benefits. of the other criticism that ha* so! They would be divided roughly far appeared. With not-so-.surpris- ! into: 5.500.000 people of over paying per cent tax on first talnly staining the t«elh. Better try water from some other soarce th»' does not contain Iron. Q—How can bowleggedness be cured? I have it mostly in my lef leg and would like it to be straighten—Miss K. V. R." A—Usually It cannot be straight ened in a frown-up. It l» generally the result of rickets; if ca.a;ht ear See DOCTOR SAYS on fmgt 14 S3600 of income. But under full employment, wage and salary payments have gone up to $141 billion a year. So there is more mcney in the trust funds. Instead of cut 1 111? back the taxes, In? uniformity, critics, of the new j covered by social security; 1.100.000 the decision has been made to in- Ewinp plan have advanced three \ children dependents and 400.000 ( crease, the bPnefiU, as has been main arguments. 1, It is a bark-[ mothers. There would be, in addi-' done several times in the past. IN HOLLYWOOD B.T KRSKINE JOHNSON NEA St.iff Corrrspnnilrnt HOLLYWOOD <NEA> — Exclu- „,.,., sivcly Yours: Inside on Gabriel j Moviptown citizens who are be.t- Pascafs plan to film the life siory ol Mnhatma Gandhi Is that all i financing will come from the Ford i Foundation, with Henry Ford ill making the announcement. Charles Boycr his already been contacted to play Nehru. « * • The ttorrf for all Ihe hullabal<io ihoul |hf .loan Crawford-Russell N>pf romance rhymes wilh Ihe Kills name: tripe. fine lhat the Barbara Payton-Toni iN 7 cal rn?rrii?e never takes p!acc Per HOLLYWOOD on Page U O JACCBY ON BRIDGE H> OSWALD JACOBY Wrlllcn for NEA Service South's Mid-Bid Causes Over-Bid af (hough it were a void. A doubleton Ls not worth quite as much as a queen. Let's look at the North hand on that basis. The high-card strength i.s just about what you'd need for a minimum opening birt of one no- trump, i Mind you, it wouldn't be proper to bid one no-trump: it's just lhat the high cards arc rii;ht for it ) But we agrercl lhat we need bettor than such a hand for a jump takc- j oul. So it if, not normally worth & i jump to three clubs, ! However, North should bid three i clubs because of thp part score, He IS Yeart Ago In Blythevill* — Mrs. E W. Avery and daughters Nancy Earle and Emily Jane, lef yesterday for their home in Had don Heights, N.J.. after » visit wit Mrs. Avery's. parents, Mr. and Ml Joe 3. Dillahunty. They were ac compimied home by Miss Ruth Di lahunty who will spend the winte there and attend school. . Mr and Mrs. James Carter, M: and Mrs A. B. Ga'nn, and fimU; Mr. and Mrs. W. Widner, Mr. an Mrs. Moody. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rice. Mr. and Mrs. Fowler of GO.S- ncll, Allan Garni and Mr. Williams ages every day to the "point of In- | U" 1 * » nc | '*» week* vacation with toxication going to harm a person with anxiety neurosis and hypertension?—D. S. A—It certainly won't help. Since birth my son has had only one testicle and the other has not descended. What should be done to correct this? He Is now four years old. —Mrs. J. L. A—Before Ionic the doctor may give him hormone* to try in bring the other down. If this doen not succeed it will probably b« hent • lo have surgery before he reaches the age of puberty. Q—What can be done for small red broken veins, on the sides of the nose? Are there any injections like those for varicose veins?—Mrs.. R.R. A—This, sort of thlnf cannot be treated by Injections and is usually best left alone. Q—My teeth are turning black and no matter what I use to clean them I cannot remove the black stain. I have taken a lot of-calcium and also drink well-water thjst has a lot of iron in it. Coulc it be either of these that U affecting me?—Mrs. A. H. A—The iron is what is alramrl eer- ay used to be a highly uti ry arrangement when It c»me to mployment. Nowaday*, however, n employer is • slave-driving bjim nd a worker is a five-ply sucker if ie latter isn't yammering for "pro- uctlve bonuses." in "annual im. ovement factor" or guaranteed alse, paid lunch periods, guaran- eed pension »nd . embroidered owels in the gents room. Ill agree that if more bosses ad been more generous sooner, »' ot of these union demands never ould have materialized. Too many tgitimate grievance* were allowed > pile up, and once » little head- ay was made with a weapon a* Mtent as the "strike, union chiefs ving off union dues kept fanning he flame. But enough is enough. Guarsn- *ed employment, guaranteed min- jnum annual wages, guaranteed aisex and guaranteed pensions all ound like pretty dreamy stuff. The gimmick is there even if it isn't immediately visible. To keep the bubble expanding, you'll also need , guaranteed sales, guaranteed prices, :( uaranteed profits, guaranteed in- 'estment capital sources, guaran- eed replacement capital, guaranteed labor supply—Just to mention » few. And how can you guarantee one segment, of the nation's working population » living without extending the same assurances to ill others? So extend the guarantees, you say? So everyone ha* a guaranteed life. To whom are we indebted for our economic predestination? You wouldn't bite the hand that feeds you, would you? No; not any more than you would do anything to alienate that feeding hand. You would even be Inclined to see to It that those to whom you are thus Indebted are perpetuated-' In their vital positions. You might even be afraid not to. It seems to me that it is pure quibbling to attempt to differentiate between deeding your life, a* consideration for setting its course, to an all-powerful government, or to an omnipotent union. Socialism? Communism? Gusr-* antee-ism? Smarten up. Mac; a rose by any other name still has thorns. Andean Animal I am not a candidate and will definitely oppose any attempt to nuke me a candidate next vear. ... I ha\p no plans to ever run for public office again.—Gov. Thomas Dewey. * * * By the 21.^t century our people doubtless will be squint-eyed, hunchbacked and fond of the dark. Conversation will b« a lost art. People will simply lull each other Jokes.—Grille Harriet Van Home predicting television's impact on civilization. * * * Tearhers hesitate to leach their students how to choose amonz opinions and hesitate themselves to choose. The teacher who makes no decisions is evading the hardest part of the task.—Harvard Philosopher Ralph Barton Perry. * * + We can sell afford lo pay the price of peace— our only alternative is to pay the terrible coil of »•»*.—Pre«ldent Trumui. walk-out during rehearsals of a ! mumer stork production of—The | Hasty Heart." is no longer living | with .Aunt Ethel. He's with his' mother. Dolores Costcllo. at a ranch south of San Diego. Jack Buctel's ktldaces have Informed him that his right ear drum ( uas destroyed by Ihe sun blast | TodaVs hand came to me piece- accident that occurred during film- ' meal. In a letter from Chicago t me ol "nose of Cimmaron " His got the North hand only and j hearing Is definitely imp\ired. j question about the bid of three John H.mymorc." Jr.. who wouln c!«h.v "Was this a good bid?" lather not talk about, hit recent I Tn lhl> " me ™" lhcre *'" s '"' 1 o'.her le'.ter from Chicago, enclosing the South hand only. -Should South bid four no-trump after North bids three clubs followed by four hearts?" It didn't take much detective work on my pnrt to discover that 'hr two hands brlcmcrd together—especially s'.ncf both letters came in exactly ,ort of envelope. And of much easier lo bid a hand wisely whr-n you ran sec both h.ind:- of thr partnership. There's hnpp that a second oper atlon to reconstruct her hip socket I the same will eiuble Marjone Rambenu to | r-oiir. 1 ** in w-alk again and resume her plar as one of the screen's great rl^r aelpr actresses. Marjorie has had j Bui it should be possible to bid NORTH JO A AKJ VQJ9 « 74 * A J 109S WIST EAST A 9342 A Q 105 VS3 V 4 2 » KQJ62 « 10953 + KQ84 SOUTH (D> A7G3 ¥ A K 10 8 7 8 « AS 4 73 North-South vul. West N'orlh East 1 ¥ 4 N.-T. 6V Pass Pass Pass Pans 1* 5¥ Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—4» K to limit herself lo roles in which j this kind of hand wisely without! is entitled lo make a sllch! stretch he rould eoiote from rhair< since Peeking. All you hiivc- lo do Is set; But he should remember lhat he up soine reasonable standard re- j has stretched, quiremcn: fot the jump take-out lo' Later on. South must not hid four three clubs. no-tnimp. He doesn't want lo know thr autn accident that cnpplrd hci several years ago. Alter Mrs Gary Cooper telephoned from England a rio?cn times, Ljidy La\vforri, Peter's mother, finally sent, her a cable eiunr her the exact dnte of his arrival i,i London E\en a movie king's mother hu to irt her sleep. When your paitner opens the bid- nine, soil are eniitle-d to make, a about North's atrv He wants to ask "Do you have extra vnlues? If ™ Jurr.p lake-out In a new suit If your) bid the slam. Otherwise, drop me hand is hrttrr than a minimum cip- : at less than slam " r-ninz hiri of one no-li'iimp. If your | In short, South should hid fv s'renulh Is partly distributional, you j hearts, and North should pass Five *r? et-i[t|r<] to count, n singleton as. hearts would he made fairly easily though u were a ki.us and an ac«' whereu lix hes.ru liquid he set HORIZONTAL 3 Mongrel 1 Depicted 4 Abraham's animal 7 It is allied % to Ihe and llama 13 Habituates 14 Crown 15 Weight o( India 16 Car 18 fourth home (Bib.) 5 Bird's home 6 Bewildered 7 First man 8 Row. 9 New Zealand nativ* fort 10 Baranof mountain 11 Prison room 12 Among went to Reelfoot Lake Sunday for / An»w«r to Previous Puzzle Arabian caliph n Decimeter 10 Ezra (ab.) SOStulter 22 Lord (ab.) 23 From 24 Symbol lor erbium 26 Debtor 23 Low tide 31 Catch brMlh 32 Domestic slave 33 Mature 34 Obtains 35 Famous English school 36 The dill 37 Size of shot 38 Delirium trcmens (ab,) 39 Near 41 ToolV.cd 1 47 Electrical un 49 Anger 51 Peruses 52 Eggs 53Cily in Ohio 55 Lampoon 57 London street 58 Paths VERTICAL 1 Holding devicf 2GLr)'inam« (ab.) 20 Snakes 21 Turncoat 23 Autocrat 25 Take poorly 26 Monster 27 Stay 29 Poker stakt 30 Nuisance 39 Is sick 40 Horse's gait * 42 "Emerald Isle" « Splil 44 Sun god of Egypt 46 Former Russian ruler 47 Wicked 4R Membranous^ pouches 50 Make a mistake ^ 92 Kimono c»!ri 94 Rough lava 45 Mine entrant* 56 Parent

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