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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 8, 1949
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TAG1 BIX THE BL1THEVJXLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAJNES, Publisher JA14E8 C> VERHOEFF. Editor FAUL D. HUMAN, Adv*rtUln( Manager •ol* Nation*! Advertising Representative!: WalUc* Wilmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. AtUnU, Memphis. •ntered •* second class matter ftt the post- o/dc« at BlytlMVille, Arkinsai, under act of Con- rrc*s. October », 1*17. Member or The Associated Pres* SUBSCRIPTION RATES; »r carrier In the city at Blytheville or ID; tubiuban toitn where caniei sen'ice ts main- Uiued, 20c per week. 01 85c pel month B* mail, within » radius of SO miles 14.00 per jre«r, «2.oo lor sii months, Jl.OO for (lire* monihs: by mat! outside SO mile zone 110.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations Th*» ken- lhau from hcavrn thy i(wcllin( »l«c«. and forjivt, »nd render unle every man • ccofdinr unlu all bl> way*, whose heart I him • nnwMl; lir Ihou only kniiKNI the hurls of Itif children of mm:}—II Chronicler «:3«. • * * Who made the heart, 'tis He alone, Decidedly can try us. He knows each chord—its various tone Each spring Its various bias: Then at the balance let's be mule. We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. — Burns. Barbs Auto tires gain pressure on long drives during the hot days—somewhat after the fashion of the golfer. » * « The NO »t the sirlp-iMM |»l hn'l M ean; at Itut. Shi rirlw.Hr liven nut of her tmnlii. * * « A dog show U where folks spur dogs on to put on the do». • • « M'a whni a wllne« ia;s "I ean'1 remember" that yo.'re ,,rt he knows il| the >n»rer.i. * * . According to a scientist, rattlesnakes h»ve no sens of hearing. Or of humor, just to be thorough. High Tension 'Success' Has Lost Real Meaning of Living We've been hearing for years that many of our top business executives kill themselves with the strain of overwork. Perhaps most of us have felt Ihis situ- tion was just an tiiit'orhinnte accompaniment of modern living about which nothing could be done. But now conies a suggestion that this tense pace is neither normal nor necessary, even for today. Writing in Collier's magazine, Howard Whitman quotes psychiatrists as declaring it is an abnormal, neurotic drive rather than brains, energy or ambition that leads K man to punish himself with work and possibly "succeed himself to death." Business leaders can amass iilent of evidence to support their contention that heir problems and burdens have mounted to dizzy heights in the last two decades, and that their own tensions have risen in proportion. The doctors, however, decline to admit that most executives have to work as hard as they often do. The insist that the men who let work dominate their lives are (nil of balance in some way. They say some have a distorted idea of life that allows no place for fun and rest. Some men simply don't know how to use free time and tie themselves to work io avoid boredom. Others are ridden liy fears—of failure, and competing executives, of insecurity they often can't define So these high voltage individuals focus so hard on making a living that they forget all ahotii making a life. They deprive their families or badly needed companionship and guardianship. Thux lose Ihe matchless riches oJ leisure. I he fulfill- inent of spiritual wants that can't he satisfied in the grubbing world rif work Antf into the Imrgain, they kill themselves. In so doing, they ro b business of brain power, training ami leadership. Thus they defeat the very purport's for which thev an., supposedly slaving. The doctors' advice In business executives is to grow up, t,, slop racing each other to Ihe grave and grasping fur Ihe symbols of life instead of life it.solf. Any sensible pi-i-.son would bf likcly to agree with Dr. Leo II. Hartemeier nl Detroit, whom Whitman guoles as lollows: "The grnwn-up niau has his prestige and security will)in him. ile doesn't have to make a million dollars He doesn't need the biggest tar. His joy comes from being a person, a fully realised hti- nia.n being." et's Irritate 'Em When Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia split will) Kussist last .year, we were warned by our foreign affairs experts not to expect niticli benefit from the *vpnl. But it is clear we are reaiiing some (ARK.)' COOTIER NEWS *dv»iit«gt from it. Russia's anger over Tito led to her witliili'Hwal of support /or his territorial claims in Austria. Thus one of the main roadblocks to an Austrian peace treaty was removed. On the other hand, Yugoslavia's wralli over the Soviet-inspired Comin- foi-i)) campaign against the Tito regime has induced Ihe Alarslial to atop helping the Gi'eek Communist rebels. By closing the Greek-Yugoslav fron- lier and halting aid to the rebel cause, Tito has given the Greek government a big lift in its hitherto largely efforts lo stamp out the rebellion. If Stalin and Tito can just stay mad—ns it .seems they will—the western powers ought to rack up a pretty good score from this situation after all. VIEWS OF OTHERS Income-Bearing Property Ought to Pay Taxes Tlip University of l,ouisville is the object of locnl pride and interest, one of Hie city's great, socnl assets. It is easy, therefore, lo plead such a case as that which is presently being discussed. This is Ihe idea that the university buy part of Lincoln Park, uulld on it and rent the property. From the operation, it is calculated, there will be enougn to pay off the investment in 33 years and leave a balance, about $25,000 a year, for tlie university budget. The result would be obtained by invoking the principle of tax exemption lor properly ol educational in.Mitntlons. However, tax exemption in this ease would be an abuse of liie principle. The Courier-Journal has long (elt. and many times lias expressed an opinion to tins effect, that it is unfair and dxtigerou.s lo exempt from taxation tin income-bearing property of schools, charl- t«ble Institutions or churches. Supporting this, thought, in recent years there has been a trend ol courts to look critically al historic exemptions under section 170 of Hie Kentucky Constitution. Three years ago. m an opinion that a cliucli-owned properly rented to a private business should be taxed, Judge Lawrence Speckman said: "The courts must stand Intn • gainst any «t>uxe of the exemption allowed under the Constitution and the laws of the commonwealth so tliHt the burden of carrying on the government may be borne eqiMtly by all its citizens." What the judge seemed to say was that exemptions of tlie sort are unfair because they force all oilier pioperty owners who do pay taxes to contribute to thr tax-free church or institution. But these are worthy cause, you may say. To be sure. However, everything else thai a government supports thiough its lax revenue is a worthy cause, or els« it has no place in the budget, city taxrs on a development such as proposed at Fourth and Guthrie are calculated at «63,360 a year. This would be lost, if the exemption were allowed to tlie university as owner. By extension of the principle, more and more valuable property might bt acquired by cluirchs, schools and eleemosynary institutions until largrT.ind larger chunks ol the public tax assets waiffiToe gone. There would be less and less public money for services. The problem of (ax exemption is very real to Louisville. The title of much valuable downtown pioperty rests with institutions claiming immunity —the Kenyon Building, the Greyhound Bus station, the Steiden and Kaufman-Starsu stores on Fourth Street, .for example. The title Holders include Union College of Barbourville, the Baptist and Presbyterian seminaries, the Free Public Library, the Home, of the Innocents, the Children's free Hospital and many others. While the court of appeaLs in 19466 began upsetting old concepts of exemption rights, there is still need ol definitions. •Tlie Lincoln Park proposal is the third ol the sort heard in the last year in behalf of the University of Louisville, riiere were also suggestions, however vague, involving the street railway system and Churchill Downs. Motives in every case have been mixed and hazy. It is greatly to be leared whether the cause ol the university its - place In the public regard, nas iwen enhanced by natural human suspicions i whether or not justified i that stockholders. Brokers or promoter Had their eyes on (he results: that tlie unlver- MU could jus! ixr-sibly be a convenient "wcrtlu i'a\ise." Ana wi- find it doubtful that the Uiuvcrsii) "1 Louisville or any other institution would proiu in the long run by llic additional revenue irom Mich investment!.. rhe addition might very well turn out to be fictitious, for it is obviuis mat public biKlRCt-niBker.s. aware 01 the institu'.inns commercial revenue, would no influenced t>y the natural thought lo cut their appropriations. The arrangement, then, leads 10 a temptation to evade responsibility all The oi:d- ^ct-makcrs would Icel their responsibility lessened. The institution—;) church, a <=cliool, a charily .service--would (hid it natural to resort ianrt it ins happened tirie> to the plan of long-time teases ro commercial establishments. In the rase o! a 99-ycm lease, (01 example, who might de said actually 10 own cither land or tiuilriings? -THE LOUISVILLE. KY.. COURIER JOURNAL SO THEY SAY MONDAY, 'AUGUST 8,194* Spurned! PETER EDSONS Washington News Notebook Secret Testimony Before Committee Relied on to Swing Arms Approval ^r^V'c^lS '" '"".?< ''!•««, 8--0,- fore the western Europ^p,,, testimony that the Congressional lurs for their own delen-e Foreign Relations and Armed Ser-: Some Equipment Will He Surplu, vices committees has received on ! In some categories, the ratio will the European Military Assistance. be even better than that Some program probably was that present- • surplus U. S. equipment to be fur• nishcrt Europe will be supplioj for ed in the secret sessions. ft was presented by Lloyd Korea Could Be Starting Point For Third War Engulfing World Korea last week upheld Us grow- iK reputation us a likely spot for the birth of World War III. In Southern Kore», officials of the American - sponsored government reached the stage of talking openly about invading the Soviet-sponsored north before the North beats them to the punch. These officials still would not Th. DOCTOR SAYS Ry Kdwln F, Jordan, M. D. Written for ,NEA Service Millions of sufferers from hay fever dread the arlval of August 15. At about ihat date (perhaps earlier this year because of the advanced season) [he common ragweed begins to release pollen Into the air. The running or stuffed-tip nose, itching and watering eyes, an^ the sneezing fits of hay fever victim make for a miserable time. 3ome people are so seriously af- ected that they cannot sleep. They lose weight, become irltable and cxhau.ted and feel of little use to themselves or to anyone else during the four or five weeks of "the season." Manv victims of hav fever liave obtained great relief by taking the injections or "shots" of pollen before the season starts. Tlie purpose of these injections is lo reduce the sensitiveness to the pollen. Some people cannot take large enough doses to do much good. Others, for reasons which are not yet entirely understood, fail to respond very well. Many, however, obtain some relief and a few get over the symptoms entirely. Temporary Relief Once 'he s:ason has started these preventive Injections are not of much help. Many who can get away try to reek areas where there less pollen, but others have stay ivhere Ihey are and grin and bear it. Air conditioned public buildings often bring some relief. Some people wlio can afford it feel better if they stay in a room with an air filter in the window. Several drugs which bring considerable relief are now on the market. These drugs net for only a .short time. bin. they do help many hay fever sufferers when their sy- mploms are They are not entirely lacking in undesirable effects, however-, and therefore should not be taken without medical supervision. j mats met in Washington in May. 1948. to carry out the intent of the Vandenberg resolution. Their con- j ference resulted ultimately in sign- ! Note: Dr. Jordan Ls unable to ing of the iN'orth Atlantic Pact in • answer individual questions from April. j readers. However, each day he will 1949 Berkner special a«lst\nl to |hp i' he c ° st of 1rccolKlLUoni "s'"- Tl 'is | ' Received Din-el Informalion j answer one of the most frequently Secretary Ste^^ei^.^ S S doirT cost " """ °" H..TI'™""™! ^intervening yea, asked^ quest, ? ns_ in his column. Lenimtzcr of the general staff and i their assistants. They are "the experts" who worked up the estimates which add up to the arms program which Tri'man Is requesting. Initial statements by Secretary of State Dean Acheson. Defense Secretary Louis Johnson and ambassador Averell Harriman on general principles and grand concepts. Gen. Omar Bradley. Army Chief of Staff, placed on the line the military strategy for the defense of western Europe, to the de- yree that it could be given in open hearing. Then came the top secret stuff which should break down congressional opposition lo the Mili- The contention that this Military Assistance Program was conceived U. S. General Staff officers were in constant consultation with Brussels tary Assistance Program, thing will. Pact officers in Europe, while strategy and defense plans were being formulated; Estimates .on European" requirements were then' being received, analyzed, and revised downward to practical limits that the U S. could supply. There is no need now for further delay to develop strategy. On April 21. 1949. President Tru, man informed the Congress what to friendly, regional groups of na- | the cost would lie. Three days later dangerous i the Senate Foreign Relations Com- outside the bl-partisan foreign pol- ;-- i icy is hard to maintain. But' it was m ; not Just sprung on Congress bv the President ns a complete surprise. A look at Ihe record will show that over a vear arm— on Mav 23. were llm - llle u - S. Senate Foreign" Re- unanimously lations Committee adopted a resolution recommend- 'ng Ihat the United States give aid ., ...Al srouns tions. '-to remove anv uncertainties that might mislead | miltee held a Ions executive -ci- polential aearessnrs." Author of any- . this resolution was a senator from Michigan named Arthur H. Vandenberg. sion. Secretaries Ac-heson and Johnson were both there, with their experts. They explained in detail what they had- in mind. There was no it is silly to suppose, as some of the congressmen apparently do that (his $1.450.000.000 figure was Why this same Senator Vanden-|squawk from the senators P'.'lled out of n tin hat. in the . secret data presented to the congressional committees are country by country and Item by item estimates of what is needed. One point perhaps not made sufficiently clear is that for every dollar the United States puts Into this arms effort, the western European then There was general relief that the cost would be less than two billion It was during open Senate debate on ratification of the North Atlantic Pact that all these doubts find reservations began to appear Hut talk now of compromise is not as ominous as it sounds. It means that some kind of arms aid is go- ine through. The program Is not double-domed thinking going to be defeated. But all the'e by the bi-o.irtisan Semite Fore'cn I criticisms will have to be beaten berg and others now maintain that the si.4 50.000.000 should be cut down is a little hard to figure There were no reservations in the original resolution that the frienttlv association of western Kuropenu nations be supported only bv pins. peanuts or pious platitudes. The assumption was that thev would not be supported by shootin' Irons. All this countries themselves will be putting Relations Committee was done be- I now IN HOLLYWOOD tty ErsVine Johnson NKA Staff Correspondent in at my office the oilier day. Mark had this job from 1938 to 1941. then he took time off and created the Army show, "Sound Off." Now he By Ednin P. Jordan, M. D. QUESTION: I drink anywhere from five to seven quarts of beer a night. I also have sinus trouble and become irritable and nasty when I have an attack. My wife says the beer Others mv sinus. ANSWER: It is hard to tell whether the sinus or the beer would have tile most effect on your disposition. Why don't you give up the beer for a while and see what happens? 15 Years Ago In BlYtheville— ^fr. and Mrs. Jesse Horner returned last night from a motor trip to Chicago and points of interest in other parts of the United States and Canada. Before their marriage Saturday July 20 Mrs. Horner was Miss Lorna Wilson. Miss Dorine Coulter has gone to St. Louis for an extended' visit. Dr. Carl Nels is ill at a Kansas City, Mo., hospital from food poisoning and Malaria. Dr. Nels was stricken while attending an osteopathic convention In Wichita, Kansas. HOLLYWOOD (NEA) _ Exclu- , lerriaj but I didn't even km w it " -iiely Yours: Screams of moviegoers | Uroa.lway Bound o, new laces finally have been! Jack Ow,,es Ls up for a couple, of i heard in tile Hollywood*. . musicals after clicking ! A big-time agent tells me: I "'I IJnn McNeill's Breakfast club i "Thp Ollr:in« ^irn rlr-mo M,li,,n ,.,.„- --itlr-W. . . Mrs. Snike .IfHlds lH«ilr»n I A big-time agent tells me: "The studios are demanding ncw tace.s as they never have before. I iiiomlt a well-known name for a role and I'm told: g IX-in McNcill's Breakfast club i . . Mrs. Spike .lonc.s i Helen ! Orayco) wlir, retired to have a little ! Spike rejoins Spike's band when it! opens at thr Flamingo Hotel in Las •Yoin client is gicat tor tin- p.irt. j VeRM n ' :Xt m <>nth. we want new lace.s We've got ' 111 < ;re will lie more of .-> lul of tiled storii'.i. We're soins to put new blood in 'cm with new- races " The i^eiil cited tlie case ol one of his clients, a well-known star. ye;\r lie earned MB5.COO. So far thi-i year he has earned onlv $10 000 Stewart than ever before wht-n tie j marries O'dria McLean. He's at liU ! top neitht. 1(57 pounds Gloria .Hid .Ilmmy are direct opposile.v He's! shy nnd quiet. Gloria is gregarious j and peppy. Jimmy i.= predicting that his | "oupecl-up p-5i • Mustang will win ill" Bcndix cross-country race Ui- ixir D.Ty The plane was forced » JIOH2 V A K S • KQ 10S5 4KQ97 rtowu last vear but has since set Turner Rets Boo Taylor and Van Johnson ;i.- her leading men in -The Bii. Apple." tu-r second [ilm i sl>c ™ recc "'f 0( I've tiour.s between "A Life of Her Own." Lana L A . ""' N Y - That's an average s\ill plav a Ixned school teacher who nl:iy.v hookey and era-lies society. Bob Walker and Kattlryn j Oi'Aj?-nn will learn up in 'Grounds o' 4!)1 liimny is se! ihc race SLIV.' miles a» hour, Uilt inc the plane alter it's too expensive a » 7 + A K QJ 109 Dubber—Neither vol. Snulh West North F as l 1 * Pass I » 1 * Tass 4 4 6 4 Pass Pass Opening—V J Pass Pass Pass With so many important legislative matters betoie Congress, it is difficult to sec how anyone could serioiisu propose that Congress adjourn lor I lie rest of the year.-Sen. James E. Murray ID.. Mont. i. * t * The icnl issue in the strike which has paralyzed the i Hawaiian) Islands Is arbitration, not wases. Harry Bridges and the ll.WU wan| arbitration because it is-a big step along Ihe road toward wresting controls [rom management.—James G Rlaisdell, spokesman for Hawaii's seven strike- Inmnd stevedoring companies. Interesting lieliincj th;- scenes talk .ilKnit C. Cable requestuia Marilyn Maxwell foi the seco'id feminine in "Key to the City.' M-G-M wanted to cast Ann Miller in the part but Gable asked tor, and sot. M-H-ilyn. Marquee *isn spotted hv Pai;e < avaniuih: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Xow—The Kultrr Brush Man." l^viUinR at "rushes" every ni»ht is a must fur every film director I know excrpt John Korrt. He novei looks at > m until the picture Is In its first rough cut. He says: "t siv what ' shoot. Why do I have lo l.i.-k at II every night?" } Maureen O'Hara's conceit-type j voice is clic-kniE. Sh" follows a in "Bagdad" with an- I chirphi? job | other singing stint Slorv.' ill "The Bowie - Gary Ccoper. Uinali Shore and ; Georp.e Montgomery stole the show *t the Oolden Canyon Days cele- orntion of Helena. Montana's 85lh anniversary. Allen Cowpeithwsite Tll)n -flttUn /?///<! of the Helena Record reports that i * W " ''.'""/»"'«« a Helens vailre.v said to him: I {JUCStlOtlCa Hf.TC McKENNEY ON BRIDGE "Dinah Slmve mvisl he OK Soiue- borty told me I waited on her yes- Mark WniiK (lie mu^tc;il dirrc- is n.ick on "Your Hit Parade." I wanted to find out how the [en lending tunes arc selected, and I learned that it takes a stall of j mathematicians to tabulate the onus played on juke boxes, the. licet music and record? sold. This •ibulalioii service also keeps track of all the songs played on the radio stations throughout the count iy. Milk says it lakes a lot of different lornis of relaxation to keep Ins crew of 40 musicians happy. Of course, cnrds play an important part. He claims he Is a poor sin rummy player himself. He said the boys get into a lot of arguments in bridge anf 1 there was plenty of ar- sument on both sides on today's hand South claimed that North's Jump to four spades showed him a very powerful hand and he was justified In bidding six spades. North claimed Hint South should have used the Olackwoori bid of foxr no trump. Maybe he had some- tiling there. Wlirn West opened the Jack of hraits. South won with the queen card his losing diamond on the third heart. East argued that his partner should have laid down the ace of spades first. However, I think that was a weak argument, The jack of hearts looks like the natural opening and It was un- tortnnate that East held the ace of diamonds instead of the ace of hearts. let coiTesixmdents attribute such itatements to them personally, but AP Correspondent William B. Moore radioed from Seoul: ScW Itefeut M»v« HiBtei "Some very significant figures in the ... government think the Urn* must come soon when this Infant republic must Invade the Communist-ruled North as a self-defense measure." Moore said moderate Koreans ad- flsed against this. But the talk of beating the North to the punch obviously has increased recently. A few months ago in Tokyo, American Army officers back from Korea told me it existed, but was not very open. Later Moore cabled that the northerners had invaded the southern part of the Ongjin Peninsula, which is intersected by the 38th parallel that divides Korea Into two separate countries. Each is recog- ^ niz*d by its respective sponsor in the cold war arid by some of "each sponsor's allies. This little war at Ongjin has been going on since late May, when a southern expedition by sea drove the northerners out. Tlie northerners kept coming back, however, and did so In force last week. The southern chief of staff revealed that this last show of northern force occurred after his troops had occupied two strong points just over the border In the North. He said these were lost in the fighting, which cost about 200 southern lives. Bloody Civil War Feared The question of who actually invaded whom may not be as important as this question: Whether the situation that makes invasion attractive to both sides can be ended without a bloody civil war, and whether that could be kept from expanding into something bigger. Russia and America both have vital strategic interest In Korea. In any case, the renewal of fighting at Ongjin helped to spotlight the meeting scheduled late this week between Southern President Syngman Rhee and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of China, to promote a Pacific union against Communism. American help would be asked. There long seems to have been sentiment in the North to "reunify" Korea (which all Koreans want, one way or another) but to do it by conquering the South. The growth of a rival sentiment in the South has speeded up since the southern army acquired the arms left behind by departing U. S. occupation troops early this summer. Soviet troops reportedly left the North some months earlier, after building and arming a Northern Korean army. C'ouW Stari World War III But there's something else worth noting about the southern army. It contains thousands of young Koreans who bore arms under Japan. Just how many is not known but I am told by some Koreans that there may be as many as 30,000— roughly a third of President Rhee's present land force, which he want* to quadruple. The story Is that there were about 100,000 young Koreans who joined or were drafted into the Japanese Army. After t he war ended, they bore the stigma of collaboration in the great wave of hatred against all who had worked for or with the Japanese. They hud trouble finding jobs. Many became tramps and bandits; some of cours» Joined the Communists. But thousands of them got into the Southern Korean army, where they naturally are Interested in any situation which might improve their lot and that of their fellows who didn't get it. My Information i.i that their main idea of how to do this U to "re-tinify the country" by reconquering the North They think it would make them all heroes. One officer was asked recently, rtial if that results in a long war *--' drag ' that g war would drag in Russia and. America and bring on World War "What of it?" was the gruff Japancse-tyiK reply. The main military items made by ironmalcers during the Revolutionary War acre cannon and con- non balls, cast from molten iron at the blast furnaces. 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