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FACT SIT - ULTTHETTLLB (ARK.)' OOtTRTER HTEWS FRIDAY, MAT 8, 1949 THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWi THB oouRim Hnra oa K. W •ABM. FubltatMT • JA1OB L. TKRBOBFP, Cditor PAUL D. HUMAN, AdTWtUJnf Uuu«W fob NktiWMl Adveitainc Wdteot Wltow Co. Kiv Tort. CbioMO. Published Xrcr; Afternoon Except (undkf Entered H eecond clu* matter it the poM- •aiet at BlylhevllI*. Arkanni, under act ot Cond*M. October », l»n. Utmbet ol Th> AMocUttd fnm SUBSCRIPTION RATM: Sy carrier ID the cltj ot BlythevUle «t »n» miburbtn town wh«r» c«rrt«r senrlo* U Ji»in- tained, Mo per week, or ISc pel month. Bj mail, wltblp a radttu ot 50 mile*, *«.00 per jeir, 12.00 (or di montht. 11.00 Cor three mo at hi: br mall outride 60 mil* tone, 110.00 per ;MI payable In advance, Meditations The I/ofd thundered from heaven, »nd the Most Hlih attend hi. »eke.—II Samuel 31:14. • » • The herald, the earth-accredited, of heaven— which when men hear, they think upon heaven'* king, and run the itenu of the account to which he is sure to call them.—Sheridan Knowles. Barbs The husband who has no secrets from hit wife has either conessed or been found out. » • » II doesn't pay for loin to ftl paid for what you know when lf» only the lovidown on the b««s. * • • News reports Indicate that sneak thieves also know that It's house-cleaning lime. * * + It's much more Important to cook »n eff »oon enough than lonr enough. » » • A movie cashier In »n Ohio town carries receipts to the bank In an Ice cream carton. No, they are not frozen assets, Parking Meters Help Customers, Merchants Many municipalities today are finci- a partial solution to ,llieir parking problems through use of parking meters in the congested business areas and the results in Blytheville have been satisfactory. Shoppers were quick to make use of the meters and there is a minimum of complaint over the fee charged for the privilege of parking. But the absence of complaints should not be taken as a cue that more meters will improve the situ- > ation. Parking meter manufacturers ever •re anxious to sell more and more meters, and there also is the possibility that cities seeking more and more revenue might look to more meters as a possible source of more revenue. No city ever should consider the use of parking meters from the revenue- producing angle. Better ways can be found for providing funds which may be needed for municipal purposes. Before the meters were placed on Main Street, a survey was made by an engineer representing the manufacturer of the meters to determine how many meters would be needed and where they should be placed. Since that time, meters were authorized for the 100 block on South Second Street, and between Second and Railroad on Ash. Additional meters may be needed and if traffic engineers recommend them after a survey, they should be installed. On the other hand, every lime a block is added to the parking meter area, it means that the parking problem is aggravated for those who must park their cars downtown for several hours each day. For them, the five- cents-per hour parking fee is unreasonable and the best interests of the city would not be served by forcing these cars into the areas where the streets are narrow, or on parking lots if they were available. •oal ojm-»tor« »r« not philanthropist*. And whtn on« of them suggest* that they might absorb another wagt rise, it probably means that they can afford it. The term mechanization, like *uch terms as mass production and assembly line, i* usually associated with industries surrounded by four walls. Tht greatest development, of course, hai been in factory production. But now more machines—and hence more economy, speed and efficiency—are becoming part of the mining picture. This is neither accident nor haphazard evolution. It is a growing necessity, as Harold Von Thaden pointed out in a recent speech. Mr. Von Thaden is an executive of Hewitt-Robins, Inc., a firm that makes belt conveyors and accordingly knowg something about moving minerals and the material that separates minerals from miners. He said that our supply of high-grade iron ore, though still measured in decades, is low enough to require conservation through processing of low- grade ore. Three limes as much of the latter ore is required to make the same amount of steel. So he estimated that we shall soon have to have 400,000,000 more tons of ore a year for our iron and steel requirements. Mr. Von Thaden also said that growing requirements of coal for electric power and for the synthetic oil program that the Bureau of Mines recommends will call for 250,000,000 more tons of coal a year. All industry depends on these two basic materials. And ultimately the speed of industrial production is geared to the speed with which they can be recovered and handled. It is possible, then, that we are at the beginning of a period when something like the continuous flow of the production line will have to be applied to mining. There is another aspect of this trend. Government planners are talking these days about "stockpiling ore in the ground." They are thinking of a possible war emergency in which foreign ore might be unavailable. This thought applies as we!) to overseas oil reserves. A mechanized mining industry could "stockpile," in effect, by handling ore more quickly and efficiently, and by reaching coal which now is impossible or unfeasible to uncover. Not Name, but Principle Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., charges thiil Frank Costello, a gambler, ordered Tammany Hall to deny him the Democratic nomination for Congress. "When a Costello can tell H Roosevelt he can't run on the Democratic ticket ... I, as a Democrat, thank God lor the Liberal Party," he said. H might have been more democratic (with a small "d") if Mr. Roosevelt had said that when a gambler can tell anyone he can't run Tor office, there is something wrong. The issue doesn't hinge on one's name being Roosevelt. Mechanization May Bring Production Line Mining John L. Lewis has consistently supported mechanization of mines and high individual productivity. Now he has given notice that he expects a "dividend" for this support in the form of a shorter work day, higher welfare payments and a more even distribution of work for his miners. A few days ago a coal operator said that he thought that if there was another rise in labor costs ahead, he and his colleagues would have to absorb it rather than pass it along to the customers. Making allowance for the usual measure of guff, these statements indi- cat« that both sides have accepted mechanization ag being here to stay. Mechanisation will mean lower costs. 'At least it always has, and there is no ruson why it shouldn't in mining. The Always Permissible in Making a Trade Dulles Fears Third World War Unless U.S. Okays Atlantic Pact Sunday School Lesson Bj WILLIAM E. G1LROY, D. D. It Is always safe to speak against sin theoretically, or In general terms. Everybody—like the minister whose sermon President Coolldge laconically reported—Is "against It." It Is only when one gets down to personalities and cases, when one says, "Thou art the man," or "That action was diabolical," that sinners get. nasty and strike back. In the vigorous denunciations of sin during His last days, Jesus got down to both personalities and cases. When He spoke of hypocrisy He named the Scribes and Pharisees, the official representatives and established "authorities" of rel^ton; and He attacked their specific acts of hypocrisy and evildoing. If there were devout and earnest Scribes and Pharisees, as there u*cloubtedly were, who had never devoured widows' houses, or dona the things that Jesus denounced, they had no reason to take His charges to themselves. But there were plenty to whom His word* applied. "He taught them us one having authority, and not as their Scribes." Those words mark a strange fact anil a striking contrast. The Scribes were officially and ostensibly the repository of authority, the interpreters of the law; yet here was a young man from a hill town, unimportant PETER EDSONS Washington Hews Notebook Manicured Lawns Impress Visitor Attending Washington Garden Party WASHINGTON — (NKA1 — A also color spectator at one of the two, 500- 'butler'." guest Spring Garden parties given >y ex-Ambassador and Mrs. Joseph 5. Davics was duly impressed. He coked over the expanse of perfect- manicured lawns, the beds of azaleas, dogwood, flowering shrubs and blossoming fruit trees. "This shows you." he said, "what God could do if he had money." Two Ways to Get Ktectort When Chester Bowles was running for governor of Connecticut. Jrlend asked tx-Congrcsswoman Claire Boothe Luce for some political advice on how lo get elected In the Nutmeg Slate. She gave five rules: "Explain nothing. Deny everything. Demand the proof. Don't listen lo II. Attack the opposition." Bowles paid no altcntlon to this cynical and sinister advice whicli so belittles the intelligence of the American voter. He got elected, ton. Shading the Issue Congressman W. R. Poage of Waco, Tex., says he objects in principle to the new Brannan farm plan because It offers an open sub- it yellow and call It Tills House in Order Congressional .sentiment now seems to be crystalli/.mg on a plan to adjourn about Aug. 1, then reconvene in October pr November, when Washington weather begins to get decent again. As new roofs are being put on both Serin te and House crambers, other quarters will have to be provided for the special sc- sion. Capitol architect David Lynn is working on plans to have the J Nazareth, neither a Scribe, nor a priest, with no official standing, presuming to teach, and finding a response in the people who heard Hint gladly. ft, WHS no wonder that they said "By what authority doest Thou these things? And who gave Thee thi; authority?" It is the way in whicl official authority has always chal longed the unofficial teacher, pro phet, and doer; and to a certaii extent the challenge Is justified, It would be a dangerous and preposterous situation, if we had no standards for those who teach in our schools, or who practice medicine in our communities, or even for those who preach in our pulpits. But a license, and an evidence of authority, do not guarantee eith- deputy Marsrall Plan administrator \ er honesty or efficiency in those By DeWIU Mackenzie AP Foreign Affairs Analyst John Foster Dulles told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week that "war is highly probable" If the United States doesn't ratify the North Atlantic treaty,^} That's a mighty blunt statement to come from the American delegate to the United Nations. It challenges analysis. Whey would war be highly probable? Without trying lo read Mr. Dulles' mind, I believe we can get our answer by going back to a hypothetical situation which this column discussed long ago. This Is that if Russia should be able to establish Communism across Western Europe to the English Channel another world war would be inevitable. America and Britain then would stand alone among the great powers against the Bolshevist drive. The corollary to this hypothetical situation is thai, if it Is to be avoided, the Communist offensive must be held on the line which It now occupies through Central Europe; The only thing which will hold It there Is a strong and united Western Europe. Since time is of the essence, t^^t unity and strength can be provided only through some such alliance ai the Atlantic pact. U.S. Must bold I'rescnl Course That would be my explanation. | Mrs. Dulles told the committee it is dealing with a totally, different world situation now than It jojs a year ago. Then the pact'£^-s only being discussed but now il has been formally signed. To re- in Paris, points out the lower price levels on the goods in U.S. buys from Europe may only Increase Europe's trade deficit. That would call for more U,S. dollars to make up the difference, » • » Expenditure Spells Success State Department success in getting tentative agreement from Russia for lifting of Berlin blockade is not expected to result in reduced U.S. expenditures for European who possess them. We well know that there are Incompetent teachers and even some surgeons. Authority has its true validity In t'.ie power actually to be and to do what the authority authorizes. In a world of necessary standards it 'ould be preposterous If an Edion could not give the world his 'ork because he did not happen o be a professor of physics, or if a ~\ r Ttt A u 1 J • I OtItlHIC «-VUMUllLtt !»_<*»*».£ ....*. D. L Moody could not do his great j thc o[fice o( General* Lucius D House meet in cither the old House office building majority caucus room or the old Supreme Court chamber in the CapitnL None of these locations would provide much spnce for the press, government 1 observers or tourist visitors. Plan Is (o have the new roofs on ! n ' time for opening of regular sessions in January. » • • Pn( 11 nd Take Bad weather and possibility of crop failures in France and Portugal may eat up most of the sav- inRs President Truman hopes to make in Marshall Pian evpcMiclituies sidy which would insult nnd corrupt for next year. Bccau.se of lowered the American fanner. Poagc thinks Brannan's "porduction payments" should be disguised or "suptir coated." This caused Congressman August II Andersen of Minnesota— champion of dairy aimers and foe of oleomargarine—remark that, "if we're going to sugar-coat this, let's U.S. prices, since November estimates were made, the President has asked Congress for $157.000.000 Ie5s than the original Sft,4SO.DflO.000. But n mil lion-ton grain deficit western Europe, at SI 10 a ton delivered, would cost $110.000.000 r. s And Ambassador William C. Foster. assistance programs all the harder. When a foreign policy is working, that's when it needs fullest support. The time to cut down is when a foreign policy isn't achieving desired objectives. . • » • Western World Lineup Present program for military assistance in support of North Ata n tic Pact does not contemplate making western Europe alone able to resist Russia. But with U.S. and Canadian resources thrown in with western Europe, balance of powers will be heavily against Russia's manpower, five times its coal and steel output and many times more electric power and manufacturing cap- actiy. Also, the West has the atomic bomb. Combined objective of the U.S, defense plan. Marshall. Plan North Atlantic Pact and military assistance program Is to create security for western Europe before Russia gets the bomb. VIEWS OF OTHERS ^arable of Government A parable of government today, with Its grants, aids and boons to citizenry, comes from Atlanta, Georgia. It is an Incident related there by a trolley conductor. He said the price of ride tokens was to go up slightly the next day. They would cost about two- thirds of * cent more each than the present late of three for a quarter. One lady decided to provide herself with a goodly supply of the old tokens, and she went from trolly to trolley, taking snort rides, and buying tokens each time, three (or a quarter. Finally, the conductor related, somebody convinced her that she waj losing money, since It was costing her a token for every ride—many lime* the trifling saving p«r token. We don't know why she didn't go to a drug store and buy a quart or so of the things. The news item didn't explain. But aren't millions of us doing just what that woman did, on a vastly bigger scale, in demanding government handouts? For all we can gel is our own tax money back, less the cost of collecting tt and dishing It out. We're being "taken for a ride" In a large, detrimental way. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. IN HOLLYWOOD I!) Erskinc Johnson NKA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — "Sunset Boulevard" has been shooting Vor wo weeks, but Billy Wilder and hnrley Brackctt .still haven't writ- en the final scenes for the picture, 'hey never do. We've got five different eiul- ngs," Billy told me. "and we can se any of them. We'll .see how it, plays first." They did the same thing with "A Foreign Affair." When Mnlavc! Mitchell, as the colonel, turned In iuch ft swell performance, they wrote an ending featuring him. • • • There's a reconciliation jlisl around the corner for Kirk Douglas and his wife, Diana. . . A nurse accompanied Jane Grecr on that Mexico trek to.complete "The Bl Steal." Jane's expecting her second child within a few weeks. Martc Wilson will collrrl SI5.- M>0 Icnrtluc her name and flRiirc to R new type waterproof liatU- hig suit. SO THEY SAY The plow horse has usurped the plow Handles and seized the whip, and the (Federal Communications) Commission is now pulling the plow.— Chairman Edwin C. Johnson, of the Senate Commerce Committee, charging thai the Fee ts now controlled by the broadcasting Industry which Is »«« created to regulate. * * + This (new Berlin airlift record) was a magnificent job. It definitely proves thai K given airplanes, we can supply Berlin by air as well as R was supplied by rail and highway belorc the blockade was Imposed.—Gen. Lucius D. Clay, U. S, military governor of Germany, Pegfty Cummin* and Derek Dun- nelt. heir to an English fortune, will announce their engagement In London this summer. He just returned to EiiHlnnd after vtsHii"* here. . . . The Theater Guild Is talking to June Havoc ""d n Arnat about co-starring In "Roun.i Trip to Cuba." Do or Dye Note from Le Anderson at llw Palm Springs Tennis Club: •You letl us too soon. You shoulr have seen a firl in a vlolcl-colorcr battling Mill diving into our pool Within three minutes the water h Ihc pool turned violet. The girl fire In cmbnrrnssmcnl and we haven't seen her since '' • • * Jimmy Duranle Is warlilmf * new tniic. "My «lrl Friends Don't \V»nt My Money." Krnlly? .lohn P.iync and Gloria dc Haven have agreed on a property settlement. . . . French capital is back- Ing conslruclion of a new film studio on th« Riviera, 1^ will be lor Ihe use of Hollywood studios using up overseas fro7.cn funds. . . . Paul Muni will do the Lee Cobb role in 'Death of a Salesman" on the London stage. Phil Pcmberton can take a bow for Paramount'.* new product trailer. "Eyes on Hollywood." Not just because I'm in il, cither. • • * Judy Canova has lakcn a 30-day op;ion on an original story. "Calico in Mexico. . . . Cowboy band leader Spade Ooolcy heads East this summer lo do an all-hillbilly concert at Carncpic Hall. . . . Aside to Howard Huehcs: Designer Lill Is tell- in? people you're the father of the plimclng neckline. She claims "Thc Outlaw" has influenced fashion more lhan any other film ever Canvas Debut liot'.c Davis' husband, William rant Sherry, opened his first one- man art .show at thc British- American Art Center in New York. The. exhibit features a painting of their ynmn; daughter. Barbara, pudiate it now. he said, would Indicate a change In America's viewpoint and this would make other countries change their plans. "Out of that," .Dulles added. | "would come a war." While this testimony was being given, Russia and the three Western I powers got together in New York and agreed to lift the Berlin blockade and counter blockade measures. They further agreed to resume meetings of the long dormant Big | Four Foreign Ministers' Council. The blockades are expected to b( lifted May 12 and the foreign ministers are scheduled to assemble May 23. . While this In Itself doesn't mean cither peace on earth or good will toward men. still it's a move in the right direction. In making this consession the Muscovites presumably are motivated by two considerations'. (11 They have come up agalnsl a defense which they can't penetrate and are being hurt; <2) thej must shift to other tactics if I Red offensive in Europe isn't ' die where it Is. This question of Soviet intentions cropped up both before tin Senate committee hearing and in vork ot evangelism because no or- aining hands of bishops, or of ouncll, had been laid upon him. The mistake that the Scribes narie was two-fold: first, In not being and doing whnt by their iliifin of authority they professed to ]e and do; and second, in their ailure to judge Jesus by what Ho was and did. There was one Pharisee who snew better. When Nicodemus came Jesus he said, "Master we know .hat Thou art a teacher come from God: for no tnnn can do these miracles that Thou doest; except God be with him." A world of "authority" needs more men of the spirit of Nicodemus. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKcnncy America's Card Aiilliorilj Written for NKA Service Why Take Chances? Think Before Play Written for NEA Service Once again the old ticker caught up with me, and I was taken to the hospital in Wnshlnglon, D.C. While there, my attending physician. Dr. Walter K. Myers, introduced me to Dr. John N. Shadid and Ills little black box. today's hand. The opponents won the first two club tricks and declarer trumped the third club. He could afford to lose one more trick a spade or a diamond. The average person might say that one of the finesses should win. but if you stop and think (or a minute, you do not have to take that chance. Cash the ace of hearts and ruff a small heart in dummy. Lead a spade and go right up with the ace then ruff your last heart. At this point you simply lead a trump anc West is in. If he leads a club or a heart, you can trump and discard Tf he leads a diamond, it give, you a free finesse. Read Courier News Want Ads. Clay. American commander In Germany, who is retiring from thai position. Mr. Dulles said: "If the Soviet now lifts the Berlin blockade. Urn I may be an aci of conciliation towards the West I hope so. But until that is shown by other deeds it would be wis( for us to look on it as a change oi Soviet method, not a change oi Soviet intention." Former Under Secretary of Stall Will Clayton told the Senate group hat "we have won the Battle of Berlin" but that Is only a smnl' segment of the East-West struggle He asserted that "on balance, Russia is winning the cold war." he explained: "Soviet Russia's principal objectives in the cold war are to frightcr democratic governments into excessive expenditures for defense sr.d to frighten private capital anc 1 initiative so that it woll not operate freely." So far, said Clayton..the Sovlel effort to undermine the democracies appears to be succeeding. General Clay expressed the conviction that war Isn't inevitable. However, he warned that the agreement by the four power minister! on Germany wouldn't eliminate \^£ basic struggle between Communiijw^ and the Western democracies. "If we keep faith with our American ideals and help the rest of the world." said thc general "we should have nothing to worrj about." ?5 Years Ago In B/ytheviMe— i Marcus F.vrard was Installed as | pre.Mdcnt of the Lions Club at the rriMilar weekly hmchron meeting at r.otel N'oble today. Other officers installed vine Bill Wundcrlich. first vice president: Jimmy Bell, second vire president; Bill Pollard, third \icc prosicletit; Crawford Greene, .secretary-treasurer; Herman Rimer. Lion Tamer: Fred Oilman, Chester CaldwcU and Jack Uailov, directors. The club now lias 36 members. Comity Judcc Zal B. Harrison has promised an allotment of $1.500 oft county funds loward the employment [or a year of one or two full lime probation officers for Mississippi County, il was announced at a meeting of the recently organ Mississippi County Committee tor Juvenile Protection here this morn- Ing. A J 8 6 5 2 1058.1 » Q76S + A Q 6 I South 1 A 3 » 4 A * AQ743 V A J7 * KJ3 + 52 Rubber—Both vul Wes* North Pass 2 * Pass 3 A Pass Pass East Pass Pass Pass Opening— A J Denizen of the Deep 3 Throw 4 Chemical suffix 5 Ring € Preposition 7 Pack 8 Always A 9 Medical I suffix * 10 Flu en I Ordinarily, blood lests and laboratory techniques me all great mysteries to me, the same as bridge is to some people. But Dr. Shadid's little black box appealed to my engineering knowledge. He is working on a new technique for measuring the viscosity of blood, anrt if his method can be developed, it looks to me as it a great many coronary thromboses may be avoided. While giving me a word of advice on how to lake care of my hcai-l, Dr. Sharttd also Implied a good bridge lesson. A nmn with heart trouble, he said. sho"'d think a minute before he attempts lo do anything. If he docs this, he will save himself a lot of effort and complications. That lesson applies very well lo HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted type of cuttlefish 8 It has • arms 13 Intense 14 Bravery 15 Abstract being 16 Make amend? 18 War god ID Legal matters u R ornan poel 20 Depress 12 Barters 21 Evil 22 Decimeter (ab.) 33 Cerium (symbol) 24 Hops' kiln 27 Dregs 29 Toward 30 Higher 31 Area measure 32 Measure 33 Uncovered 35 Resound 38 Either 39 Abraham 1 ! home 40 Pedal digit 42 Army unit 47 Finish 48 Cask 49 Around 50 Consumed 51 Willow 53 Chesl of drawers 55 Nalives of Media 56 Hunting dogs VERTICAL 1 Exaggerate 2 Motion > picture R O W FT K t I i F F K A S /Vl > I P FA T F A ? ? U N A 3 t. 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