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PAGE IKK BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FKIDAY, MAY 2, 10-47 1 THE BLYTHEVILLB GOURDE* NEWS J THE oooRtst MEWS ,60. H. W, HAINB6. PubBlher JAMBS L. VKRHODT, Editor • PAUL O. HUMAN, Mitltt&t* .au&Mef , . Sol* N»ltoD»l Adr«ttl*iBC. RepweenUtivei: Wallace WltB*if Co.. New York. Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. v ' ' ' PubUihtd Erery Afternoon Exctpt Entered u second clui matter «t the pc»t- ofrice at BlythavUlV Artoims, wodtr *ct of Con- jress, October t, 1H7. . • ; Bynd ty tb« United . By carrier In the c:iy of BlythirtJJe or any jubuWn town where carrier eervte. . ll maintained, 20c per week, or 8So per BionUv By mall, within a radii* ol « mile* »U» per vear $2 00 for six months, »1.0C tot fiat* monllu; ?y "matt outride 50 mil. low, »JAOO p«r year payable In advance. , .;•',. Meditation Why do you; s«' the. week thW. 1* to' Sfour brother's- eye, but do; riot, notio* -the »f • that is in your own eye?— Matthew 7:J. ( ""' ' blind a n sm -.ration to . th'e /)o«-. £', ll»' ow^' «? the aefecis hi .»»«: ^tb«f.;n««oni. Strange BeBf el Ictys; , ! It has b&nV longtime, since a con : troversial'inea-aure-in'the; Senate .drew a more interesting Jme'iip'. of supiwrt and opositipn than tlie vote on aid to Greece and Turkey. ';•• - - .' r - When two ' such ; oppoMte -thinking Republicans as Senators " taft' and Morse agree' on international policy it is remarkable enough. But: it. is Almost inconceivable that suctv an' ardent Red-hater as Senator McKollar and such a whole-hearted Soviet apologist as Senator Pepper could agrpo, on. anything, let alone a bill designed to halt the spread of communism.' But that's what they did. •.•-.. Ususally political action : on .the extreme left or right reacts t<r strengthen Us opposite. But here the extremists united, canceled each other; ut, and accomplished nothing.- The Senate vote may have reflected the members' convictions more thanthefir constituents' but our guess is that ;it ,wns. an accurate representation • of" public sentiment. ' food in other lands. And food today is an important factor in American diplomacy. Food is a key chapter in tho story of America's world position today. A well-fed, prosperous America sharing food witli others wilt do much to s«)l doubtful peoples on the American, brand of democracy. There's consider-, ably more nourishment for a luindry European in n ionf of bread made from American flour than in. a - pound -o£' anti-American propaganda leaflets. Bolivar, The Great VIEWS OF OTHERS Where Do We Go From Moscow? Economy of Abundance.. • Secretary- of 'Agriculture Anderson has proposed, a realistic farm' program to succeed the wartime price-support setupi It is Abased on the theory that food should be growji in abundance and consumed the 'same way. This-is quite :a .departure, from. tlx6 present practice 'of • maintaining artificial high prices; and. dumping surpluses, as well a3 from the prewar economy of scarcity, which paid farm- e'rs f or lowering the food . supply to match lowered buying poweV. '. Mr. Anderson^ w6uld put 1 , a' floor ui.{Ier consumption and "make-'•"soni'e sort of food allotment -program available at "ait tirnea;'.' 'With .suclr a'~.«lex; ible setup,'ne|th.er.'a ;temp;'fary slum);) nor a depressionV.wp^ulcl'.haye^t^ fhifjn 1 aclt- of f <jod f 6f f tfe jipbrly ipaid;" 0v *\»ffr employe'd. Famers';• could.- rai sji; ftipd;- in thsj" knowledge, tltfet^ it'^o^ldvbe; enten. Instead of paying the 'iarrner -for -Jiot prbducing, the'.government would-buy fop'd for those who couldn't afford it. IU addition, the- secretary would \ like" to see this government enter into agreements with other countries for the -sale of our food surpluses at reduced prices. It seems likely that Mr. Anderson's 'ormer congressional colleagues will give his plan, consideration when they start writing a new farm bill. There will be no scarcity of hungry people in this world for some time to come. In view of that unhappy prospect, any thought of an agricultural economy of scarcity would seem not only unreal, but rather heartless. A government-planned food program costs money, whether the mviwy is spent to plow under Uttb pigs, support food prices, or make food available free or at reduced cost to those who need it. But the last type of expenditure promises the most dividends. We may hope that America will never again see the bad times when, in Mr. Roosevelt's word's, ono-third of a nation was ill-fed. We may work io see that those times don't return. But, though economic emergencies may be minimized, there is no guarantee that they can be avoided •ntireljv Even if we >ucc«ed in k*ernnf our living standard tt its. present level; there will be a p)»c».for our «wrplu» The failure ol the Moscow Conference is monumental enough to startle nny of' us Into deeper thought for, the future. It spelled out si> even lie who. runs can rend the fact;that Yv"or|d Peace Two Is already stymied'by Jockey- 'ihgi.foi-.'posltioii In World War 'Three. -More clearly tjian any of Uie j»stw« ' powwows'M the 1 powers It-proclaimed: "There'are two ^worlds, not'one!" : ' .' •' > .. But wh'al does that mean for us now?-Must we draw even harder 'and faster the line! between Rusila and the-West? Tllwc -are/two sharply- opposed ideologies. Is there "no : possibility ol their contesting pcaccuhiy for' the. approval of mankind? Thore ar B two v'<Mt/poles ot political power. Has the world Iwcomfe so'sniall that every Individual .and nation must-e«nt*r one camp or. the other? There are two '^lant ba«e» of military might. Have they tjecopie ao mutually menacing that there-'s nothing to do but dig in for an atomic war? , ,.'.'• Certainly Moscow has illunilni-d the path we are on enough to reveal the P'.'HIs lying at the end. And by showing the difficulties ol aureement 'it may have persuaded -many that there ls.no other path. Certainly the raUure V° approach agreement On Oernmry • at Moscow strengthens the case ol those who propose that Britaiii, Fiance, and the Unltei states coit- solldatc their own iwslllons In Germany and carry out their owii plans 'or economic rehabilitation and political stabilization.' This proposal, like the Truma-.\ Doctrine, a presented as nn eventual means of coming to agreement with Russia. The idea is that when once the Kremlin finds that the West meajis business. Russia will see that there Is ho- advantage In more diplomatic war. - •' The reasoning may be sound. 1 Certainly Rav sia has aliovrn more than' once tnat she did r.ot understand tlic language of conciliation. .But this course plainly, runs grave riiks. Tne tlrst, of course, is tnat It visibly ana consciously sharpens the cleavage between Russia inh America. It moves more clearly into the afena of power politics. It more plainly sidetracks international co-operation through jthe United Nations. It tends toward the position or suiric American Congressmen who demand a preventive war. Tills concept in Its more advanced torrru would soou begin to raise an . Iron courtain against all interchanges between one system and the other. It Is. already threatening to' cut off, the State Department's splendid radio «!forts to tell the Russians about America and about the democratic ways. It would alio abandon all the Islands of Western culture and hon^Communlst Ideas now lyliif behind the Russian diplomatic front ' . This mlULarlzca concept moves necessarily toward totalitarianism. It Is already showing a disposition to tolerate no opposition. It,will not easily permit little nations to take -ui'mde- pcndqnt or neutral position. It will nQf'com- forlably . allow advocates of different.' methods to si>eak 'freely at. home. It might sootl .try even to laljcl any peace seeker a communist. ' Moreover,- the attitudes which .can develop front this course will, put too much reliance on mere military or financial pov/nr. They c?n align—they have already too much aligned— American power with world-wide forces ot reaction and clerical fascism against Ideals ot freedom and equality which own the tuture. finally, these concepts of power politics ami military strategy «\n cause Amer:cnns to forget, that the unslc struggle In the world today Is one of Ideas. There may be no ready alternative to a hardening and sharpening of ihe two-worlils concept. But surely the rlsfcs it entails should impel every thoughtful person to emphasize the underlying spiritual facts which. If understood, would enable nil men to live aa brothers. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONtt'OR. Othman Yearns for a Private Bathroom Unsullied by Woman BY FREDERICK C. OTHMAN (Untied Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON. May 2.—Congress In its wisdom seems to have hoard my plea for a house with a baih at each end of the bedroom. One of (hcsc will be mine own. without female hosiery dripping from the shower curtain rod. There'll be no face powder spilled accidentally on the floor, hair-pins among 1 the razor no garters nn the doorknob, * no lipstick mixed with the s oap. If any wife of mine steals a -squeeze of my private toothpaste, I'll heal her, She ' kindly will stay out of mv bathroom. Before this night lias come the House of Representatives will have passed the rent control bill, which does many things. Including the removal of the private bath for husbands from the official list of crimes. Rep. Jesse P. Wolcott of Mien., chairman of the Banking and f Currency Committee which wrote id liis' great works had" been ] Die bill., was bitter about the law Sunday School Lesson .Scripture: I Kings 13:1-5, 12-15. 19, 20 BY WILLIAM E. OILKOY. I). J). Revolutions are strange and unpredictable affairs. History shows that people will suffer grave injustices und oppressions, especially If they are under the rule of a strong hand. But when some leader arouses and organizes smoldering Uiscontennient, action may be swift and sweeping. The revolt of 10 tribes of Israel agains-t Solomon's son and successor, Rehoboam. is typical. While Solomon lived he held the kingdom together, but he had departed from the wisdom of his early yeais and the religion he had expresse-j in his prayer at the dedication of the temple. His luxurious palace the people, and already there were the building of a second bath a federal offense. Ho stiid it was silly. All over ' the land, lie charged, have been signs of discontent. . A mar. named Jeroboam, mighty man of valor" and scrv-! bathroom criminals ant o[ King Solomon, had sought evading the law. to lend n revolt, but had been | "The contractor would put in unsuccessful and had been forced: the framework -for the second to escape to Egypt. 'bath." he continued, "and later the | Now. as Rehoboam played the owner would go down to Sears, iool. Jeroboam had 1 his opportun- Roebuck or Montgomery Ward and ity. Returning from Egj-pl, he sue- buy himself another bathtub. Tht>;i cessfully led the ^0 revolting tribes he'd hire another contractor to to the establishment of the so- p u t it in." called Northern Kingdom, or King-1 Since husbands have been will- dorn of Israel, while Judah and jng to risk criminal prosecution to Benjamin, loyal to Rehoboam. re- inamincd in the Southern Kini;- dom, Tho story is fluulling and instructive. When the people came escape [)ink lingerie strung on the towel rack. Wolcott and Co. ruled that" a man bathrooms as can build ^s many he wants. All '10 ! needs is money. to Rehoboam. demanding reforms Tne committee has the figure^ and asking that their burdens !)e to provc that houses cost so ivuu^ lightened, the king requested three to bul i di nobody much is builr*fe days to consider the matter. tnen! . Bathtubs, bricks, basciii^i- A irreat opportunity was his. had ors nn(1 boards arc piling up at he followed sound ndvicc. But he a tremendous rate. The lawmak- Two Years After V-E Day Finds Western Powers Waging Battle of Wits With Soviet Leaders By . TF.TER EDSON (NBA Wnshinirlon CiM-respondent) ^WASHINGTON, May 2. (NBA)— would be dominated by the West cow conference just closed the So- economlcally free. She apparently ! layeii Ihe peace treaties with Ger- feared that If they were free they . man satellite countries At the Mos- lurned from the counsel of older. erg figure thfit one of these days experienced men to follow the ad- so(m tne ,, vice _ s of building mater- vice of you:i(t hotheads, who acl-l lRls wiM flroo . Thon ru gct my vised him to take a firm hand and i in(m Qnl ,, j,,^ show the people who was master. | .., All( , the ' bu i kUng industry prob- Mny.8 l. be the second anniver- . sary .of V-E Day. In all that time the U.S. has been doing Its darned- est Io co-operale with Soviet Russia. The result climaxed by the out- By this action Russia has In effect alarmed the West against, her. What the U. S. Has Done Consessions anil compromises made- by the U- S. to overcome So- cbme of the Big Eour Foreign Mln- j vict suspicions "and win Soviet co- isters' conference at Moscow -has operation -have- been many, teen pretty much of ri-l^e Bpoae. | ://u Yaha the y g .The record of American attempts viet blocked completion of an Austrian treaty and the drafting of a Germany treaty. In the four-power Allied control councils lor governing occupied territories, the Soviet has bucked the organization of Germany, Austria, to • ant! Korea as economic units. cession of the- Kurile Islands and aid to ralnc. Until this'month It has been impossible to get Russia to evc talk about making settlement for lend-lease or extension of furthcn credits. The U. S. offer to share the se f At Potsdam the U. S. agreed t<J cession of northern East Prussia to Russia. The U. S agreed to Polish administration of eastern Germany, to consider revision of the treaty 3 heavy, and I will add to your yoke; mv father also chastised you .with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions." I It was intended to be a voice' of power, but it was a voice of, doom. The people rallied to Jero-|j boam. and the kingdom was rent! the renters and the final end of rent control, he added. His bill continues the rent laws until the end of this year and. if President Tru- matt insists, until next April. The didn't kick much about asunder. It wa.s the beginning of the governing control of the Dardanelles. The U. S. agreed to repara- ussia from western Germany In exchange for food. -The crets of atomic energy production " ciles . ">e and work out effective Iriternation- " O!ls f ° r R 81 controls was unprecedented in '"any in cxcnanp ior tooa. .. its generosity. It has met only ob- fo<xl lias never becn delivered. gene structlon. Offers for closer In drafting the United Nations cultural ties Charter the U. S- made many con- Russia failed to carry out free elections in Poland. Romania. Bulgaria. She has refused to talk about abuses in Hungary, has encouraged Yugoslavia to obstruct policies not approved by Moscow, has blocked freedom of navigation on Ihe Danube. In the UN the real lack of Progress can be attributed principally to Soviet obstruction. Ten timer the Soviet has used its veio. Work of the Military staff Committee has been delayed interminably. The Russians have refused to join various UN subordinate organizations —the Food and Agriculture Organi- sation, International Trade Organization, Aviation Organization, World Bank, and Monetary Fund. In the rnnin, the Russians "have What worried the Democrats \vas a provision giving landlords >.he right to hike rents 15 ner cent in D-year leases. The end. The Northern Kingdom went "»'"• •« ' down in defeat and dispersion and 'f tum fo , . the Southern Kingdom though It I ^ 1S quo bo - vs P re<1 " tc <» continued [or over 100 years later, experienced defeat and captivity in Babylon. Prom that captivity there later wa s a glorious spiritual revival, but a unified Kingdom of Israel suits. The white-haired T?et>. Fran'< Buchanan of Pa. said there'd be identic.-)! houses on the -.-amp street renting ' at. different figures. He said some, landlords would, take thing of the past. Today in Palestine momentous events are happening again. Will the future seo a strong Jewish nation in that Jewish homeland? economic and trade relations have The U. S gave likewise been repulsed. , on the veto. through exchange of students, pro- cessions to the Soviet. The U. S. fessbrs. Scientific .and technical in- agreed to admission of White Rus- formfttlon have been repulsed Of- s 'a and the Ukraine as lull mem- ] used the UN as a sounding board fers to negotiate treaties settling hers, to give Russia three v;tes-, for their propaganda., with com" "" In to Soviet ideas plcte disregard for its real objectives. This propaganda, at home To American eyc.s. war-torn Rus- In the Council of Foreign Mill- and abroad, has been a vicious, tla-could have used this help. She Istcrs, the U. S. agreed to Russian anti-American line, spurned It, drawing back into Iso- reparations from Italy. Concessions The question is how anyone read- lallqn like a hibernating bear, ejcer- were made io the Soviet viewpoint ing this record can still follow Che clsthg tight discipline over her Jeo- on the boundaries of Triesie nnd Wallace line of offering Russia pic- to turn them away from the Venezla Giulia. more. In the past two years, this West. . Moreover. Russia has re- What Itussia Has Done has merely encouraged the Rus- liised to allow her neighbors to be For over a year the Russians de- sians to hold out foi more. 15 Years Ago In Blytheville — The Rev., Charles M. Campbell has arrived from Conway to conduct services for n two weeks at the First Presbyterian Church. While here he will be the guest of the Rev., and Mrs. Marsh M. Callaway. In compliance with National Music Week, member:;of the Blytheville Woman's Club under the direction of Mrs. W. C. Cochran nnd L . advantage and nsake a farc^'if rent control. '^1 'Rep. Howard Buffett of Neb, retorted othat Ihere'd been too much monkev business with tho rent control laws. "Ths bill," he cried, "is a political hot potato. That's why it was kicked around so much before it sot to o;ir committee." The federal housing experts were no help, either, he continued. "All we got from them." he said, "was 'I hope' and 'I think.'" So the committoe wrote the bill without heli) from anybody and (coine to think of it> [ believe I''i~ better padlock my new bath. Need Chilling First The cold .weather of winter is Important to growing plants as t IN HOLLYWOOD By KRSKJNE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, (NEA) —Movie- town's newest feminine producer, perky Ida Luplno, was sitting be- lilnd » lO-foot walnut desk munching gum drops and reading a book. At last. We figured, we had dis- co"vereil what movie producers do , West would win with the ace and lead a spade. And even though North went in with the ace. do you think he would lead a club? South had bid diamonds and hearts, so first of all North would pretty legs. I'd proclaim It myself, try to cash his heart trick ..nd HATS OFF OR KAKKFOOTED i then get in a diamond trick. A Hollywood hat designer, De! 1 saw a very interesting defense Vlllar. jumped hat first into the on this hnnd. South, who had bid controversy over whether lady hearts and diamonds, opened the lawyers must remove their hats In aco of diamonds Of course from courtrooms. One Los Angeles judge the nee-king, the king should be P lim "i"? ls lhe warmth of summer.' Most plank of our temperature zone will thinks they should. Feminine attorneys always wear denied the king. opened, so the play of the ace behind those closed doors when se- 1 hats on the screen, De Vlllar point- BARBS BY HAL COCHRAN Fortune never amllce on a mar. because he U> a ]ok». !'!•;-1',;'I A Minnesota judge sentenced a youthful robber to go to bed every night tit nine o'clock for six months. Soumls like another undercover Job. * * * Tile Federal Reserve Board says money in circulation increased J3.000.000 during the week ended April 8. And we didn't even notice It! > n • tntll the United Nations Is firmly established somebody has to play the role of watchdog.— Lord Inv»rch»jK?l. British umbassador to U. B. V V • Learning to write shorthand Is easy, says a t**cl«r. Tl» hard pkrt 1* reading It UUcwarO. cretatles snap: "Sorry. In conference." But we had Ida wrong. "I'm cramming," she said, it was obvious. She was cramming gum drops Into her mouth. "No» w she said, "I am cramming for my cilUeiuhlp examination n«» wnk. I have to know lh c answer* to a niilllon questions ami I c»n never remembrr anything when I gel into a courtroom." Like the time she divorced Louis Hayward, Ida said "I rehearsed what I was going to s»y for two days with my lawyer Then when I stood Up before the Judge. I couldn't remember a thing. I couldn't remember when I got married, or when We separated, or why I wanted the divorce." CONFUSING AT TIMES Ida, in association with Benedict Bogeaus. will produce and star McKENNEY ON BRIDGE In a 1920 Louis Bromflcld p.J 1. "Early Autumn.' 1 it's about a decadent New England family, and Id* will ase to 40. Being a producer-star. Ida admitted. Is confusing at times, she said. "My agent, who Is also a pro ducer. ts talking to Warner Broth- ._- , ^ f ers about a new contract for me fhOTiy L>ICW us nn actress. Bill Cagney came to - - me the other day and wondered of producer Luplno would loan him Actress Lupino for a role in "The Time of Your Ufa'" Every ig«nt in town Is chastnn, eil oat. In the correct tradition of English courts, which made cvery- t»dy wear wigs. "Besides," sneered De Villar. 'It Is ns vulgar for a woman to. | appear before a Judge bareheaded ns barefooted." Mary Healy and reter Lind Hayes will nbopt a baby... .Margaret Whiting may sign nn RKO contract soon. Eddie Cantor--wants the singer for his next movie.... Gene Raymond Is interested In a deal to direct and produce summer stock at Saratoga. . The gagstors nre Insisting that Fred Astalrc be starred in 'The Arthur Murray story."... W. C. Fields' record album of "The Dav I Drank I n class of Water" and "Temperance | Lecture" has gone Into Its .second printing. It has become a collectors' Hem. Next he led the jack of hearts. no,t awaken in Spring unless they have been thoroughly chilled by low temperatures. many interesting events. Mrs. Cochran in a talk on "Music and Religion" said "Music has always held nn indespenslblc place with though South shifted to the deuc.r of hearts, this was won in duinmv and when a spade was led. North made the mistake of playing the small spade. Declarer won and led another spade. North was in the lead and made the further mistake of leading a diamond. Declarer order that he may ruffed and lost only n spade, a which is gracious to bestow". That heart and a diamond. is also a definition of religion. a K ' - religion. There is nothing in world so much like prayer ns muslf- Ruskln has given a simple but sa lisfying definition of an artist". "One who has submitted to a law which It was iminful to nl/cv. in bestow A 10; • 04 4.K Q 106 A 74 2 VJ985Z • A K Q J 5 + None Tournamtnt— Ncul.cr vul. South West Norlh Kast IV 2+ 2V 2 A 3 • Pass * * 4 A U. S. Congressman Bid by Two By WILLIAM E. McKENNEY America's C»rd Authority Written for NEA Service _ _ pi Expert payers use the suit-direct __. ... her to hire thttr clients. She'3~jiist trig play to good advantage, but South took a spade, a heart, a dta.- about ready to ask someonti to pro- they do not abuse It. In today's mond nnd Iwo ruffs, defeating the claim a "Be Kind to Producers hand, for example, If South were contract two tricks. Should he cash the queen of Alter all. he did not know Ihat his partner held the king and queen of hearts. Dummy won nnd played n spade. North correctly went up with the ace of spadco. and then he stopped to think: Certainly his partner, who had cashed lhc ace of diamonds, did not want a diamond led back, hearts? Feeling that there was something "phony" about the whole thing, North led back Ihe eight of clubs South ruffed, returned another heart, and another club was ruffed, Thus North HORIZONTAL, 57 Each 1,6 Pictured 59 Property U. S. con- 60 Wash off gressman from VERTICAL Oklahoma 12 Inlerstice 13 He is a 15 Crustacean 16 Mast 18 Play port 19 Operated 20 Let live 22 Church seat 23 That thing 24 Louisiana 1 (ab.) 25 Type measure 14 Marry again 27 Myself 17 Parent 28 Reckoned time . 30 Solid ..-;•» 32 Pale a«$3 33 Stray .£> 34 Irregular 36 Raves 39 Sun god 40 Plural ending 41 Thallium (symbol) 42 Pronoun 43 Onc-spol 45 Young herrings 50 Fowl 1 Mistakes 2 Tilt 3 Unruly crowd 5 GrauT *** 2 ° SCrr ° W •" Fmishcs 5 Russian uiler 21 Abandons 46 Impudent 7 In this place z * Rent -17 Level 8 Preposition 26 Ethical .IB While 9 Damage 29 Number 49 Rend 10 Upon ^; 31 Vase 50 Cultivates 11 Serious *•' 34 F,xpunge 52 Place 12 Sharp 35 Wisconsin city 5-1 Metal 37 From there 5f> Rough lava 38 Feel 58 Mixed type Ta Week." , using the suit preference piny he And If (ill producers had such would open the deuce of hearts At most of the tables the king of diamonds was. opened, and even sions 53Comfoi-t 54 Weight measure* 55 Makes beloved « IE? n I

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