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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 11, 1951
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PAG* SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1951 TH1 BLYTHEVILLB COURIER KEW1 TBB OOXTRIZK KZWB OO. H. W. HAINB8, PublUhw HAKRT A. HAINtS. AHtiUnt Publisher A. A. FREDRICKBCM. Editor PAUL O. HUMAN. Adr«rtl»lnj Uanigw i «ol* National Advertising Representative!: WkllMt WiUner Co. New York, Chlc»go, Detroit. Atlanta. Memphis. Entered u second cl»M matter «l the post- etfici at BiytheviUe, Arkantu, under ac( oi Con, October ». 1917. Member oi Th« Auoctaled Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In (hi city ol Blythevule or an; auburban town whera carrier aervlce ia maintained, tie per week. By mall, within a radius o! 60 miles. 15.00 per ytar, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three montha; by mall ouulde 50 milt tone, $12,50 per year payable In adrance. Meditations Therefore whatsoever ye have ipokrn In dark- BCM shall be heard In Ihe light; anri thai which y« h«v« spoken In the ear in closets shall be upon the house lops. — Luke 12,3. It will not do to be aalnU it meeting and sinner* everywhere else. —Henry Ward Beacher. Barbs Whenever the whole family li reading the new novel It becomes a gcrap book. Tekrtaion eomedlanj are In atti at tap, t«y» • writer. Will Him old towels eo? » » » A new high school stadium In the west will M»t 14,000. JuM try to get 'em to sit down I • • • It's very easy to M« through people who eon- stonily nuke ipectiefe* of thenuefre*. • * • The skeleton of a horse estimated at 100.000 y*ari old WM found In Switzerland. Maybe they'll still find the one we bet on. What We Want, We Must Pay For course, hai to run quii« a gamut before getting full Senate endorsement. The big question may he whether the Senate can understand it well enough to vote on it intelligently. The proposal calls on the taxpayer to subtract from his gross income his .normal exemptions and deductions, figure his tax due under present law, and then apply a new levy of three to four per cent on what's left. Maybe this will save us a little more money. But we'll probably pay it out to accountants and tax pawyers who will have to take our hands and lead us through the maze. Isn't there some simpler way? Easy Guess President Truman may not get around to telling us his 1952 plans for some time. But he's already given tacit approval to entry of his name into two state primaries next year. If it turns up in any more, he might as well speak out. The only idea in keeping presidential ambitions a secret is to keep the party and the opposition guessing. But the way it's going, whore's the guesswork in this one? Reader's Views Two weeks from today, voteri In the Blytheville School District will go to the polls to elect two school board members and npprove or reject a 10-mill increase in the school tax rate. A rate of '40 mills—or four centg on •'every dollar of assessed valuation—is sought this year by the Blytheville Dis- - trict's school officials, who have predicated their 1951-52 budget on this basis. Even if the voters approve the 40- mill rate, the District still will lack more than. $4,000 needed to meet the current budget. The 1950 legislature, despite a special session on school problems, declined to provide all the state aid for schools that school officials had hoped for. The General Assembly is not scheduled to convene again until 1D52, so it is point- i less to look to Little Rock for any financial help. At the general election last year, the voters of Arkansas defeated proposed Amendment 41, which would have given the schools a prior claim on state revenues. The defeat was such that another similar amendment is unlikely to be sought. The actions of the General Assembly and of the people themselves have had the net result of placing the local school financing problem more squarely in local , laps. This, we feet, is as it should be. It is little less than hypocrisy for us to look to Little Rock for school funds ' and then wax critical because Little Rock and other state capitals appear so interested in what they in turn can obtain from Washington. The students attending Blytheville schools are our children, and it x is no more logical to expect the state to educate them than it is to expect the state to clothe or feed them. * Forty mills is not an excessive school tax rate. Although the trend is toward increased assessments, valuations in Mississippi County are still low. Compared to the costs of other items, a public school education is relatively cheap. But we should not risk deterioration of the '. product merely to obtain a bargain price. ' What we want, we must pay for. ; The only something you get for nothing is nothing -itself. These are our ; schools: we must support them. You can I do this by going to the polls Sept. 25 ! and approving the 40-mill school tax ; rate. Here's One Way to Help Lighten the Tax Burden We must Jact the fact that Income (axes once more ate going up. This nation Is the midst ot a preparedness program which demands heavier taxation if It IB to be financed without plunging us Into national bankruptcy. The alternative to heavier taxes might well be military disaster . Yet, high taxes, for all (heir necessity, hav« a depressing effect upon both 1 business and the Individual. One major effect Is to curb Individual incentive and dampen ambition—the desire to get ahead. How this reacts, in turn, upon buslnesn U shown in a survey by Mill and Factory, a magazine for management. Here Is what the survey showed: Seventy-five per cent ol the companies answering felt that high taxes were diminishing the incentive'of employes at the executive level. Forty-six per cent noted a reluctance on the part of executives to take on additional responsibility, because higher taxes took away mcst of the advantages of salary increases. About; 43 per cent said the efficiency ol Jun-, lor executives wns impaired by high Income taxes. Many executives felt that a part ol the solution to the problem lay In the reduction of government expenses. We concur. The Hoover Commission on Reorganization of the Executive Branch of Government was created for that very purpose. After a thorough investigation, that commission recommended some sweeping changes In government to eliminate waste and Increase efficiency. The Citizens Committee on the Hoover Report was established In 1049. after about half, ol the commission's recommendations had been adopted by Congress, to spur adoption of the remaining ones. The citizens Committee, prepared 30 bills that would complete the work of translating these into taw. Enactment of the bills wouia save the taxpayer billions of dollars » year. These bills were Introduced In >oth Houses of Congress and assigned to committees. They remain in committees today. How can we hope to escape high taxes when Congress talk to act In behalf of the overburdened taxpayer by setting the government's house In order? —ATLANTA JOURNAL Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish The Senate Finance Committee has whacked some $J20,000,000 off a Hotise- approved increase of $2,855,000,000 in personal income taxes. This plan, of SO THEY SAY There's Fire in Them Thar Hills' once over lightly- By A A. Fredricksoa It hypocrisy /rested with nons«ns« Is a sin, then we'vt got a «lze- able batch of perciition-bound senators on our hands. They're an oddlj-jh\ shy Jnuich, too, when occasionally caught where many taxpayers thinlc^ these lawgivers are paid to spend the bulk of their time—In the Senate Chamber. Unless caught in a politically compromising position, the average senator will gladly tend himself for any photographic modelling purposes. None have been known to turn down an opportunity to air their views whenever an audience reachable. At anything from road-side barbecues to champagne- lubricated banquets, they are net averse to Funneling their wisdom and opinion to the voting public The DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN' P. JORDA.V, M.D, Written for NEA Service It is unusual to meet a family no member of which has ever broken bone, in fact, a single person have several broken bones in Peter Cdson's Washington Column — Soviet Action at Treaty Session Has Allied Delegates Puzzled SAN FRANCISCO (NBA) — HEW- | Ing shot their wads and missed, the three Communist countries at the Japanese peace conference here sue stiH Just as nVich of an enigma as they ever were. American and Allied delegates are congratulating themselves on the unexpectedly rapid progress made at the : session. But they are puzzled by the Comparatively weak case \v h I c h Deputy Peter Edson Minister Gromyko presented. The Chinese Communists should feel considerably let down over the weak presentation of their interests, according to one American official's point, of view. U. S. representatives were frank in saying they could have presented a much toucher case against their own treaty than the Russians put forward. When Mr. Gromyko finally stated his objections to the American-British sponsored trca ty d rn ft he presented nothing new. Everything had been | said before in a June 10 note to the| U. S. Only the number ol troops to be allowed Japan was different, Very Little Resistance Communist delegates offered only token resistance to conference rules. It had been expected the battle over adoption of rules would take a day and a htiU. It took an hour and a naif. While this mere skirmish was going on, Ambassador John P'oster Dulles, designer of the treaty, sat slouched in his center aisle opera house seat. He had a big yellow tablet on his knees, on which he made elaborate doodles. As his peace bull Foreign! dozer went- through its trial runs, Andrei! showing that it was proof against ' sabotage by Russian monkey Russia's wrenches. Ambassador Dulles' face broke into wkle grins. He had reason to feel proud of the peach machinery he had created. If (his is one of the new U. S. secret weapons President Truman talked about, it's a dandy. What the Russian stand at San Franrisco does seem to reveal is (hat the Communists are greatlj alarmed by developments in the Far East. Without going into alt the lifetime. The doctor is rarely the first technicalities which Gromyko slip' ped Into his speech, these Commu nist fears stand out: Soviet Russia and Red China wan freedom to trade with Japan. Th' want Japanese industrial production :o serve their economy, not the an ii-Communist countries. The lip service which Gromyk paid to the need for" guarantees o human rights, freedom of religio and freedom of speech were, a com plete blind. What, the Communist want here is freedom to agitate an establish communism in Japan for future takeover- Soviet Russia wants Japan completely demilitarized so that it will be helpless against, Communist aggression by military force. Russia wants all Allied forces removed from 1 the Far East. While Gromyko made this proposal in the name of fur- trmrlng peace in the Far East, it would really pave the way for another war in this area. In one sense, it Is a good thing the Russians came to San Francisco. They have shown the Japanese delegates what the Communists have in store for them, if they dictate the peace. erson to see the patient after the xme has been broken so that it is thers «'ho. as a rute. have the first esponsibility. The way the situ- tlon is handled at the beginning y have a good deal to do with he medical treatment and the utlook for proper healing. When the onlookers suspect that omeone has broken a bone, they houtd let the patient lie where he s if at all possible until someone omes who knows how to move ilm. Unwise movement may change a racture from a simple affair in vhich the broken portions are In good position into one requiring complicated surgery and a much onger healing time. If the patient has to be moved, .here are some general principles .0 be followed. If the suspected "racture Is fn the foot, the shoe should not be removed BB it may serve as a partial splint. If the fracture is in the spinal cord or head, it Is almost always best to wait for professional help There are many kinds of fractures varying all the way Irom a small crack with the bones still in good position to injuries in which some of the bone is destroyed ant through the nearest media ol communication. But when it comes to invading the sanctity of the Senate Chamber with microphones or newsreel and TV cameras, the senators would Just as soon you'd cut off their expense accounts. Now, I don't think broadcasting or filming or televising senate sessions will add anything to the sum total of human knowledge and the average soap opera would be easier to follow. It is the reason advanced against the idea by the senators themselves that puts the kiss of hypocrisy on the matter and tends to incriminate the public eus slightly dim-witted. Neither news photographers nor tourists are allowed to take pictures in the Senate Chamber. And It's not that such photo-t?king would interrupt the senators in their deliberations. It's' just the opposite. It's because tourists and newsmen are about the only ones who regularly attend senate sessions. Although it is against ail kind ol regulations to produce photograph' evidence. It is no secret that sen- e sessions are as well attc senators as a Greek movie gyptian sub-titles. As an AP reporter put st recently, Senators are famous for making ngthy speeches, and their reluc- ance to listen while their col- agues do U." Also: "The law- akei£ contend that & picture of acant seats — televised or ether- ise—is just plain unnecessary." And pretty damning, too. It's •ue many senators may be absent o attend committee meetings and hat the debates are long and dull nd without point. Any edition of Congressional Record proves "US- Sen. McFarland (D-Ariz) claim- d "Everyone would be wanting to dvertisc themselves. It would play p the showmen in Congress," rath- r than the workers," This, I think, would be one of the best things hat could happen to Congress or he American taxpayer. There might be a few wordy hams turn up at first, but they also might IN HOLLYWOOD By EKSKINE JOHNSON XEA Stafr Correspondent HOLLY WO OD (N E A) —Exclusive - ly Yours: It may never be iidrnit- tcd, bul the big buzz along ngcnt row Is that RKO collected $200.000 for the loan of Jane Russell to Paramount for Bob Ho)>c's "Son ol Paleface." It's on eyeopener in the current deflation of stnr salaries. Mlchclc Farmer, noM 1 In France Making "Itaby Beats tlie Hand." has written niamn tlloria Su.insnn that she lias met THE MAN nnct plans to wed. No mnn can be religions unless he Is free to be irreligious.—Rev. Dr. Emlyn Davits of York- minster Baptist Church. Toronto, Can. * * • . If I were a Lieutenant General on the Russian statf and Stalin asked me If war should be declared, I should have to say. "No. Joe. you re dolnc very \vell as it Is."—Lt.-Gcii. Albert C. Wedemeyer. » « • 1 bear no grudge against doctors who know nothing of my discoveries.—Sister Elizabeth Kenny, whrse polio treatment methods are world-famous but unrecognized by British. American mcdirnl authorities. » • • While (here Is an awareness In Europe of the Russian menace, nevertheless there is an apparent letharcy about rearmament, and a good deal of fatalistic thinking about the future.—David Sarnolf, chairman, RCA. • « • Gen. Eisenhower firmly believe." that many ot the problems of the integration of Europe and raisins thf morale of Europe and perfecting the defense of Europe would disappear it customs and boundaries disappeared^—Lt.-Gen. Alfred M. Gruemtier. Eisenhower's Chief of staff. « » « I'm burned up when I see. millions (n (he foreien a;d bill for helping people in foreign countries when we aren't doing nearly enough for the American Indians. The life CNpectancy of ,wme ol the Indians born on an Arizona reservation is but 16 years.—Rep. Frank T. Bow (R., O.). • * » A great nation which enters upon war and fzils lo see It through to victory must accept the full moral consequences of defeat.—General Now it will be Scott Fitzgerald. The man pouncl- ing it out on a typewriter February. Sultry M.irilyn ivil! arrive in Hollywood in October, her first visit .since she became an Italian movie queen in Rome. And she's expecting Hollywood to address her as 'Countess." The story went unnoticed at the lime but U's the topper to all tales about Hollywood irony. When Ed- munrt I.owe starred in the pl"y, ".Mary Hail A Little," liis director was Michael Ynllon. When Loisr . ' ivas .T star a I Fo*. the same Michael play about F. Vallon iras his stanrt-iu. va. Fishbein. The defendant was my old friend Harry Fishbein, the New York expert, and since the case had to do with bridge, the poor People didn't have a chance. Fishbein avoided bidding as lon as he could with the South hand", but when both opponent-s bid hearts he felt sure that his partner had comes all the way through the skin The treatment naturally depends on the location and nature of the fractures. In determining what should be done, the X-ray is of . extraodi nary value. Indeed bones are often set under this machine so tha the doctor can tell when the broken fragments are in the best position to heal. Splint Is Necessary Once the bone fragments Ut together in the right position ihey need to be held there an :hey need time to grow together o knit. For this purpose the plaste of parts cast which is put on we molded to the part and later hard ens, Is also invaluable. Of course the tfme which a frac ture takes to heal depends on th kind of fracture, the age of th patient and other factors, but for Innately bone does have a grea ability to heal and after it does, is usually as strong as ever at th point of the break. mysteriously vanish after the next Section. After a few such* uprootings,. wa. might one day find Congress a si- enter, more thoughtful nnd w-orlt. minded organization. '' " The employment angle obviously, was in'the mind of Sen. Hunt (tijjjl Wyo) when he said that recording senators' absenteeism for the tax- Bayers to .see "might cause a big turnover in Congress." So far as I can see, greater tragedies have come and passed, but th.« point I strive for is that the hypocrisy involved In viewing an admitted fact as non-existent because a. majority of the people haven't seen it is not a fine thing when-practiced by men given jobs because they are supposed to be a cut smarter than us common folks. mond since that would allow d clarer to give up his diamond loser and his trump loser on the same trick. Dummy won with the king of diamonds and returned the suit. gocd spades as the basis of his dou- East winning. East led a fourth ble of one club. It was a sound idea, and It had the additional merit of being quite correct. (Otherwise I probably wouldn't have' heard 'about j to return a heart or a diamond. round of diamonds and Fishbein calmly discarded a club from dummy instead of ruffing. East then had the hand.) | In either case, Fishbein could niff Bin? Crosby's new song hit, "In cedes McCambridge. Fletcher Marble, husband of Mcr- ilhp Co ° 3 - Coo! - c ° o1 of t3ie Even ~ inij" could have been Hetty Hotton's. Honey Carmichael wrote the tune lor " Keystone Girl," the K'tvenpfciy about Mnok Sennett and Mnbrl Novn:;;md that Betty vetoed. Paramount transferred the ditty to Bit, for "Hrre Comes Ihe Groom." Stitl Needs Okay The treatment of his own "From Here to Eternity" turned hi by James Jones still li^n't brcti okay- The word's been out for a lone time that Betsy Drake turns down movie after movie, but Be;.:y rioe.s- n't like the word. She moaned: "U's very unflatteriny of mp to say il, but, I've only turned down one picture. My contract is shared j by David O. Selznick and RKO. "Sclrnick's not functior.i:i2 and RKO isn't interc.Mcd in me, T.'.e iruth is that I'd live to rto more >to!1 off '« censors. Jones, no long- film work than I do." ;" on " lar . v - 1( tne studio, continues ... ; ;o send in pages to add to the Inside on June Allywn's noil- [treatment. cooperation with movioloun pho- When the noise died away, there | and discard dummy's last club. get his high trump but and the contract *'as was FLshbcin playing the hand at West could s three spades from the wrong side'nothing Pise, of the table. Only, in this rase it safe, was the lucky side of the table. If North nari bfrn playing the hand at- spades. East would have cpcned the singleton dftuce of clubs. and West would have recognized the situation Rt a glance. As it was. West opened the king of clubs, and East played his deuce. West didn't realize that this was a single ton frvlthovgh the biddinc should have warned him) so he shifted to the seven of diamonds, i Fishbein h?l this ride to his ace] Actress Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 4 Title LEX 10 Continued story secretion 7 Period of time , (ab.) ed by Columbia t-tucUo or the John- ] Dick Powell's to permit pictures of thr.r youm ; sr>n. Dick has put his loot, do-vn •n family layouts. ( Nothing Nr\v ; Publicity release. "Vircinia M.iyn ; 135 honcht a chnirhiHrv f^rni " ! Shucks, boys. I know ,*fmp mnvir | dolls who have been in the MTXK : vi lor years and yr.irs and year P. Despite communiques Hint !,,\>M Turner and Bob Topping may still pitch things np, I«ina Is Irllin; pals (liat It's nil over, llrr new contract with Hie studio \vill earn her 5?."VJ (1.000. 153 nny Thomas ncimiU thes-p's Vlfnrv of bis talk alvnt him rioin? the IT make of "The J.I.-,T Sini:rr." 'Bur." he told mo. "I'd lik^ to Pflui th* ficht to play it by a te-.v movie ,=ucce?5es flrpt." A Huncarian mox'ie direr tor ' !:.;:r,f ci tn C^e-irse Doien; that he'd .-•,'." 11 • KonTiki" years and years aco, • nut ymi couldn't have," saici rtccrcc-. "but T did." insisted the Sec- FUIM.YWOOD on PnRc 10 NORTH II 4 A 6 -I 3 2 V AK 4 K62 *954 (D) EAST 4 Kin 5 A 98 VQ762 V J 10 84,1 + 7 4QJ1095 *AKJ86 A 2 SOUTH AQJ7 * AS 4 3 *Q1073 Both sides vul. Both sides 60 part score West North East South 1 4 Double Pass Pass Pass 1 V Pass 34 Pass Pass Opening lead—4 K Pass 2 A Pass Pass The stork h,i? Ifft hi. rsrd on the rtoor.'.'ep of M.I Buforri. M::-s Amfrioa ol \K'\. her giooin Count Fra;u:-ui baro, who were sscrctly we<j © JACOBY ON BRIDGE n> OSWALD jocony Writlcn for SEA Service Sometitnes ft's Okay To Bid Three Cards I of rtnmond.s anri returned the In the folk-lore o.' contract i rineeji of spades. West covered with britt:iv the man who bu^ a three- j the kin? cf spades, anri dummy's i-n I'd mijir suit is the black slvep: ace won. The. l\vn top hearts were | who \oiur.'- io a bad ci'.d. In actual cleared, ai-ri doclarrr returned to j there are times when a] His hand »uh the Jack of shades to| " " ' lead a low diamond towards dum- looked a* though the defenders uojjld t'ke a tninip, p. diamond. of his skill. -and three clues, but Fishbein hart' • In supp:rt of thL< st.itci'.-rni I, more than his .inn up his sice-,e | ato the celebrated ca^c ol People \Ve4t dared not trump thii (iia-1 13 Individual 14 Demesne estate 16 Goddess of infatuation 9 Inherent lOSoaks up 11 Dove's call 12 Meadows 15 Symbol for in AfJ Aff FLAG OF IfXCO e DIS ,R|EIP 5 M EC 1 BIS I ; renlly tine player is practically ralliac | forced to commit this bridce crime; r.irilyn ' and he usually ronies to a good end 17 Seed container riUm 18Prohibit 23 Uncommon ~- -.... . ™ J^" 0 " inlet 24 Provides with 39 Entry in a 20 Thoroughfare weapons ledger ->, ,V ' , ,. , 25 Color 40 Blue R'<lg< 21 Versus (ab.) 2 6 Direction river ii ,, SC , 31 Ed" 41 Ncar 25 Honey-maker 27 Measure of area 28 Musical note 29 Ream (ab.) 30 Pronoun 31 Legal point 32 Japanese outcast 33 Myself 35 Rail road (ab.) 37 Fruit drink 39 Western state 44 Bi'tH" 45 Oriental porgj •46 Mongoloid •47 Ribbed fabric 48 She Is a performer 50 Clarity 52 Group of players 53 Fold VERTICAL 1 Indicate 2 AngcrerJ 3 Sloth 33 Zealous 42 Stringed 34 Entangles instrument 36 Stout cord 43 Black Earth 38 "Emerald Isle" city 44 Operatic solo 49 Babylonian deity 51 Symbol foi iron m 15 Years Ago lit B/rfhevi//e— Mrs. Otto Scrape gave a bridge party this week for eight of her friends who will depart for college. The group, and the schools to svhich thty will go. tnclucie Mary Elizabeth Bonim. TJndenwood; Martha Ann Lynch. Sophie Newcomb; Mildred Lou Hubbard, Gulf . Park; Patty Shane. Vnssar; Frances Little. Christian: Virginia Mar^ tin, University of Mississippi; .T.u(| Branson, Brenau; and Betty Lee McCutchen, Rollins. A son was born this week to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dowel), formerly of Blytheville. Moreland Hclleman has returned from Lone Beach, Calif.

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