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PAGE ETGHT THE BLVTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National AcU'ertlsInK Representatives: Wallace Witmcr Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Pres» SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blyliieville or any suburban town where carrier service li maintained, 25c per week, By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, 15.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for tliree months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, J12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations One law shall be to him th»t l> homeborn, and unto the fttrang«r Ibat sojourncth among you.—£xodus 12:49. • » « There \s but one law for all: namely, that law which governs all law,—the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice equality; the law of nature and of nations.—Burke. Barbs When a girl hat a kid brother, the best way for her to keep a diary U under lock and key. * « * A pvfcholorlst uiji character <• Indicated by tht uri. Oh, for the personality of a donkey! » » • One thing to remember when driving a car la that other driven may be at careless as you Aboat aM some people mKze on their Investment* k that they shouldn't hare InTfittJ. * • » Poor handwriting covers up an awful lot ot mlstakM In ipelllnf. Congress May Make Error In Cutting Marshall Plan However the'Senate and House re- eoncil* their differences on foreign aid, * reduction of at least $1 billion below Administration requests is inevitable. Th« bulk of this cut will fall in the field of economic assistance rather than military. That decision reflects the lawmakers' view that Europe no longer needs major economic help but does need a plentiful supply of arms. The Administration argues more than half th« sum sought for economic aid would be in direct support of the European defense effort. The remainder it want* for the windup of the Marshall Plan. By wielding the axe heavily in this sphere, Congress has said in effect that it does not accept Administration arguments. It believes Europe is on its,feet again and can push forward without further substantial help. It cites production indexes showing that pre-World War II levels have been equalled or surpassed, and notes that Britain and tiny Portugal already have stopped relying on the Marshall Plan. And apparently it questions the tics between economic aid and European rearmament. The determination of this issue not. be made on political grounds—for or against the Administration. The only point of consequence is: \Vhat will best promote the security and well-being of the United Slates and the free world? All aside from Administration contentions, it can fairly be argued that Congress is taking tremendous risks. Europe is being asked to engage in heavy rearmament. As we well know from our own experience, leimnament cannot be achieved without some effect on the civilian economy, A nation's economic activity inevitably is interlacing. \Vlio dares honestly say lhat economic aid will benefit the civilian economy but not lhe arms effort? The two go together. An attempt to divorce them looks like schoolboy economics. There is a very good possibility that denial of economic assistance now may mean greater military help demanded in the future—to offset the likely loss of foreign production. And the cost lo us probably will be greater, since Europe can make its own arms more cheaply than we can provide them. Moreover, careful European observers, including General Eisenhower, are convinced that at best rearmament will imperil shaky middle-road governments by putting Europe's civilian economies in a tight squeeze. Fear is genuine that severe cutbacks might lead to popular uprisings and thence to internal Communist victories. Any assistance which can help these moderate governments avert that disaster is plainly money well gpent. It should b« remembered that production do not translate themselvM automatically into equal living itandards. The peoples of Europe art still too close to the austerity they knew for so long. They will not quietly submit to a new era of belt-tightening. Congress has had its own way with foreign aid this time. The least we can ask is that the lawmakers who brought off this triumph watch closely the results of their handiwork. And if their casually-placed bet that all will go.well somehow turns sour, let them not think they can evade the responsibility. B1.T1HEVILLK (AUK.) COTTRrEH Get Back to Mora! Decency Via the Commandments A few days ago former President Herbert Hoover rose to his feet in his native Iowa and delivered an eloquent appeal lo his countrymen to help find the way back to moral decency in American public life. He could well have added "private life." Mr. Hoover spoke of many things. But at heart his counsel was a simple one. He called upon us to restore the old virtues, to live once again by the old, tested codes of ethics like the Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount. His diagnosis of our moral ills wai penetrating. His advice was thoroughly sound. If we are to find our way back to decency, what better guideposts can we have than the Commandments so many seem to have ignored in this troubled time? We here set them down afresh, in service to the Christian ideals of honor and right living which must underlie our free way of life if it is to survive: 1. Thou shalt have no other gods before me. 2. Thou shall not make unto thee a graven image, nor any likeness of any- think that is in Heaven above, or that is in the Earth beneath ,or in the water under the Earth. 3. Thou shalt not take the name of thy God in vain. 4. Remember the Sabbath and keep it Holy. , 5. Honor thy father and thy mother. 6. Thou shalt not steal. 7.; Thou shalt not kill. 8. ; Thou shalt not commit adultery. 9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor. 10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor Jiis man-servant, nor his maid-servant, npr his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's. Views of Others The Farmer Doesn't Have To Sell His Cotton Now Tlie most sensible advice given cotton farmers who have grown panicky over tiie current depressed price level is lliat which has been given by Harold A. Young, president ot the National Cotton Council. It is not necessary, Mr. Young has pointed oul, lor fanners lo dump their crop at the prevailing level, nor, in view of consumption prospects, is It wise. Tlie demand for the stable is still as strong as was anticipated when the government lequestcc! a 16,000,000-bale crop. Department of Agriculture figures indicate a domestic consumpllon during the coming crop year of 10.500.000 bales and exports ol 5,300.000 bales. Tliat, means a probable disappearance of 16,000,000 bales. "With consumption at such levels^" Mr. Young polnls out, "a crop of 17.000.000 bales indicates a caryover on August 1, 1952. of 3.200,000 bales. as compared with n carryover of 6,846,000 bales on August I. 19SO. The carryover on August 1. 1951. was 2.000,000 bales, the smallest In as years." The federal commodity loan program offers a major opportunity for orderly marketing ol the 1951 crop. As Mr. Young commented, conditions prevailing this (all will be identical with thOie for which this program was created. This program was never designed lo set K price lor cotton. It was crealcd as a mechanism through which growers could avoid dumping their cotton i:i a blulted market. 11 can be used, as the National Cotton Council head poinls out. in the weeks ahead to absorb (he cotton which is not needed »' once for consuuipion by textile mills in this courtlry or lor export and which Is in excess of the capacity of private financing facilities. * Tl\e cast of growing cotton has risen sharply, and farmers had originally Anticipated the; would receive about 40 cents a pound for their staple when (hey were requested to Increase their acreages. They are entitled to a fair return on Iheir investment. We cannot agree that the government has "betrayed" its cotton farmers. It is Attempting to broaden lhe market by lifting the cotton export limitation, to speed up military procurement of cotton goods and to encourage stockpiling as a safeguard against emergency period*. Now it Is up lo the farmer himself to decid* whether he wishes to sell his crop at prevailing prices or, by, placing it In the loan program, hold it (or *al« later at possible higher price*. —ATLANTA JOURNAL •T CLAUDE E. SPARKS (Courier Newi Staff Writer) With the coming of the cotton picking season and Its subsequent mmigration of Mexican laborers, Blytheville has acquired a new dls- linctlon In that it now Is lhe far- Inland permanent Border Patrol station In the United Slates. Recently placed in charge of this latlon, which Is about 500 miles from the nearest border (Neiv Orleans); was Patrol Inspector William o. Barnette, a six-foot, four- Inch, 35-year-old officer who ha» been with the Border Patrol for seven years and who has worked at the Blytheville station during the cotton season each year since 1947. "The Border Patrol operates not only on the Mexican border," Inspector Barnette says, "but U charged with watching for Illegal entry by aliens on all lhe borders of lhe US." When lhe Blytherille station was put on a permanent basis last May 1, it thus acquired its singular sla- i lu.5 with no border to patrol. y ^ Labor Influx Resulted In Station ' ~~ The heavy aulumn influx of Mexican laborers lo Mississippi bounty's cotloii-rich delta was. of xmrse, the Impetus for the station's permanency. Inspector Baruetle is now in charge of a station set up for a tour-man organization equipped by '.wo-way radio and supplemented by ?xtra men in the fall. FA " RfOM T1IK BORDER—Inspector William O. Barnette checks "Our Joh here." Inspector Bar- a B ° r <*«' rat ' 01 "Look-Out List" at the office in the county jail here, nctle explains, "is primarily to ap- °" lhe "si are alien contract "jumpers' 'and cithers wanted by the im swjfr^^us.,^ s^Lrrjt wtartie -° uici is the m -™—* (crested In handling and helping ^'a^uS'Uo^""" •" af^a^d t0 '^ ** ^ «"• « t Malt Mexican laborers enter (he Many however ••iurnij" their enn T,, Keturne :ounty under a three-month labor tracts in an effort to remainn o cc -° r "' r! "-'"" Peter Ft/son's Washington Column Truman, Hoover, M Arthur Avoid Specifically Designating Targets and all three common. Blyth«vilU Personalities WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER tj, 1951 Inspector W. G. Barnette Commands Border Patrol's Farthest Permanent Inland Station The DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Wrllten (or NBA Service It would be interesting to know if being left-handed was an advantage or disadvantage in life. Are Jf n P £, . th " ln retum '<« there more successful southpaws in ,1' R a ^ bl f '» yearly installments, baseball, golf, tennis, and other • C ls t ' e . trul >' a generous giver or sports than one would expect? , plam nuts ° r ls there an —Courier News Photo , , , In July .By JAMES MAKLOW (Substituting for Peler Edson) WASHINGTON, Sept. 12. (flv_ President Truman, former President Hoover and Gen. Douglas MacArthur have made speeches recently had one thing in Instead of naming names and being specific, they resorted to general charges and general indictments. Not one of them used a name, thus following the old technique of public speakers mixed up n politics. In all three cases, the speakers were attacking some cne or some troup. without saying whom. This eft the Job of Interpreting what they really meant up to lhe public or commentators for newspapers and radio. But an interpretation by someone else Is always second hand, open to doubt, and the speaker can always return nnd say ho was mis- nlcrprclcd, which is a convenience, particularly in politics. Since this Is n traditional potili- il tactic—making charges without naming names or being specific— ilic public Is used to it and never iurprised, no matter how oflen it lappens. On Aug. 11, President Truman Jitlerly denounced "slrindermone- TS" who have adopted "character assassination" tactic.':. He named no one. N'o Doubt as to Target out. McCarthy promptly acknowledged the altack was on him. At any rate, since the President's attack, other government officials have followed the same line and this now has been Interpreted as the beginning of an all-out Truman administration campaign against McCarthy. Former President Hoover, In an Iowa speech on Aug. 31. largely devoted to calling for a return to what he considers old virtues In his country, said among other things: "We have a-cancerous growth of intellectual dishonesty in public life, which is mostly beyond the law. One of the chief instruments is corrupt propaganda. . ." There are a lot of men in public life who undoubtedly are honest and some who probably arc dishonest but the question left unanswered for those who followed the speech was this: who's dishonest and who's honest? General MacArtliur, in a speech at Cleveland on Sept. •?. made a talk which, because of its apparently careful avoidance of the specific, has been Interpreted in sev- cra J ways. At the start he said: "It is gratifying indeed lo have this opportunity to address the citizens of Cleveland and of the state ! of Ohio—a state which has con- i tributed 50 abundantly to Ameri|ca's leadership past and contemporary. Indeed, indications multi- ,„ I'uiLiii. muucu. indications mutct- rnere was no doubt he was hit-I ply that this leadership may even ling at Senator McCarthy. Wiscon- | be increased in the not too dis- sln Republican, nnd those who have timt fulurc " supported him Inside Congress and' At first glance. interpreters thought this surely meant the general expected Senator Taft of Ohio to get the Republican nomination for president. Talking About Himself? Later, although the general's words didn't say anything of the kind, some interpreters thought the general wasn't supporting Taft at all but would like the nomination himself. This might amuse the general, who has said he has no political ambitions, but the public itself .will have to remain puzzled until the general speaks some more or until the Republican nominations are closed. Then he took a slam, without naming names, at "our political and military, leaders." There's no doubt he had President Truman in mind when he spoke of "political leaders. ' He lias no love for the man who fired him. But when it came lo determining whom he meant by "military leaders, \ the interpreters moved in and said: 'General Eisenhower." said more, too, trying to reac Arthur's, mind: The Mac- although irs hard to "understand why MacArthUf, who's never at since the answer, if he wanted to. IN HOLLYWOOD fiy KRSKINF. JOHNSON NBA vStaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA1 — Behind j h . . ... the Screen: Raucous-voiced Betty' Hutton, lhe human air raid alarm. has a new mellow anrl sexy .singing style and she's shouting it inow"' and marqueed the dou- "Blosscm Seclcy and that opera- lion are the two greatest, things that ever happened lo me.' 1 The operation (for the rctmival of a wart in her IhroaU and HTos- som's vocal coaching for Hetty's role of the Broadway st:ir in "Somebody I.OYCS .Me." have lowered her voice four nolrs, "It's marvelous," Betty told me I sing and I don't blow out any fuses. The lighls don't even llirk- ' VF * rER ™ E SHOW "FourposlcT." im happy lo re-j port, will be "Four|>o.ster" and there j will be no last minute title swilch by Producer Slanlcy Kramer to "Two Two Posters 1 ' or "Twin Beds." | Hollywood's long-time twin bed! decree for the preservation of movie I morals and audiences' tempera- : turcs has been waived by the een- ' sors for the Rex Harrlson-LSlli p.\l-! mer movie about a man. a woman and a bed. The plot never gets cut of the bedroom as it tells a Mr. and Mrs . but the censors remnineri firm on the double occupancy angle. Most "daring" shot: 1,'lli srllins out of bed fusl as Rex gets In. HEDY SAYS NO Independent producers are besieging Hedy Lamarr with offers for movies, but the big catch Is that they want Hedy to invest her own money. She's saying "No." She lost half a million of her own green stuff with "Dishonored Lady" and ''Strange Woman." Jolin Derek's Columbia contract is no longer shared by his discoverer, Humphrey Bogarl. And he's already been told that he'll star In 'From Here to Eternity." The Romeo who Ls lighting up Gloria Swanson's orbs these days Is srey-hatred Louis Williams, a racehorse breeder with millions. He's on the set of "Three For Bedroom C" every day. . . . That was a heart attack that hospitalized Hattie McDaniel. Electors are pre- Scc HOLLYWOOD on Page 11 •JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JOCOBY Written for NEA Service Opponent's Double Aids This Contract It happens to everybody occasionally. You're bidding aJong quietly. storv from wedding night' lo death.! !"''"""* vmlr ow " business and try• •-•"••• ......... . me very happily to set to the «roni; contract. Then, suddenly, one of the opponents pushes you In the right direction That happened to Mr. and Mrs Cy Newman, of Detroit, in the recent national championships at Washington. Mrs. Newman was headed tor seven hearts, whifh would have been set. But then West helped her by doubling six spades. That wns an unlucky double. The bid of six spades wasn't meant seriously it. was Just a Blackwood Convention response, showing three > double of six Hollywood's new altitude about TV: ' you're dead." 'EM Boat aaid pul-il-on-fllm wise wasn't meant seriously. It was clarers king-Jack. I intended to show East a favorable i opening lead. She hd excellent spade support th: had never been shown. This was good way to show the support an at the same time to bear par m •!• hand. The play was quite interesting. Newman won the opening diamond cad in his hand with the king. He looked carefully at all the aces and kings in the dummy and in his own hand and saw at once that West's NORTH u *A743 ¥AQ98J 4> 10 + AKQ EAST (D) *Q108a A-i once over lightly- By A. A. It has been said that rt l< better to give than to receive, and i seems to hav« been the government^ domestic policy for a number ' recent year.. Including the World War II «ra, from whence eprang -ringed white elephant that may or may not eventually be gift wrapped When Is a gift a gift and when — — a--~ •- O 1 " *""* WI1VI1 X it not a gift and If it cost the give* »18,000,000, then what kind of * ;ift is that? This seems to be he philosophical question behind the issue. There is also a secondary question wrapped up In our lesson for today. he parts with it In return'for iports than one would expect? What about left-ha ndedness imong executives or professional people? Whatever the answer, to ;hese questions, niost of us know enough left-handed people who are successful to realize that it certainly hasn't bothered them very much. On the average, about one person n ten IB left-handed. Left-handed- tiess is twice as common in men as U Is in women, wtiy some people are born left-handed rather than right-handed Is not clear. Hand preference may be related to eye preference. Most people who have equal vision in the two eyes prefer to use one eye or the other for sighting a gun. looking through a telescope or watching a football match through a hole in the fence. Tiie preferred eye is called the dominant eye. one investigator found that about 70 per cent of a group were right-eyed, 29 per cent were left-eyed, and only one in 100 did not have any preference. Most of those preferring the right eye were also right-handed, but nine of the ten of those who preferred the left eye were also right- handed, just what all this means however, is not quite clear. Many tests have been devised for testing hand preference. One authority working with young children found that whichever hand was used in wiping a desk with a dust cloth, rolling it into a ball and throwing it away was reliable in testing which hand was preferred. Grownups can be asked which hand they prefer to use for throwing, cutting bread or dealing cards. Other Factors Involved Though it is believed that the structure of the genes which are inherited from one's parents is at least partly responsible, heredity probably is not the only factor involved Occasionally children who are left-handed but who have been forced to use their right hands have developed stuttering or some other type of speech defect. Some authorities believe that a young stutterer is one who has shifted from normal left-handeduess to using the right hand and that he or she should be encouraged to use the left rather than the right hand. This does not mean that most left-handed children will develop stuttering if they are made to use the right hind. It does imply tha it would be safer to let youngster;, who prefer the left hand continue to do so. pu . eelher a monsterous seaplane \ quiring the combined horsepower • « -.u™ m ,o Liieri angle hidden somewhere in 'all grass? An <i when 'he recipient finds iimself the proud possessor of 200 tons of plywood shaped like an airplane, then what does he do with it? Sin* more dough in it? Make carbon copies of it? park it by a 'nisy highway and open "Ye Aero Slot Dog Shoppe"? I have reference to a prodigioiu ilrcraft constructed by the prodie- lous Howard Hughes, who has en- '.erprised his way to a bank account that somewhat resembles a lentagon payroll, with the aid of the ever-lovln' RFC in that agency's rosier days. Mr. Hughes assembled ™^tons of plywood and put .*L 'W .......opower of -'bin engines to budge it. Into said craft, Mr. Hughes is reported to have Invested some leven million of his own dollars The RFC thought enough of ali Miat plywood collateral to go on :he hook for .$18,000.000. In 1947 .hree years after the hammerln> started, Mr. Hughes promised some senators he would fly the monster or depart this country. And fly I he did—for one mile at an altitude of 70 feet, in no way an aeronautical record in view of the jets and B-36's that soon followed The neat angle, however, is that the government's contract with Hughes anent this wooden behe-. moth says that when Mr. H j, through playing with this toy ho either may give it to the government or, because of the sweat and swag he has tied up in It, may lease It for a buck a year till the end of 1960. Either way, it appears, Uncle Sam has on his hands a pile of winged kindling for which he paid either $18,000,000 or, by 1950 $18000,010. Now for all I know about this sort of aircraft, the dum thing may eventually pan out. Or it may wind up as a five-ply monument, to the generosity of the RFC's goUJB en era. ^IS. The RFC books, however, will reflect this deal as more of a bargain, as last week the agency decided to "clean up" its books So the 518,000,000 loan has been written down to si. No zeros, just one buck. I don't understand It. either, but then I'm no bookkeeper. For that matter. I must admit to being hazy insofar as Just how Mr. Hughes comes out in this deal Investing $7 million into any kind of a gadget for which one gets either $10 or nothing at all in return does not sound to me like any sort of proposition worth hanging around for. Maybe Mr. Hughes is just gener- oua. Maybe he is civic-minded. Maybe he just wanted to place seven million clams out of reach of the tax collector. Maybe he's nuts, I dunno. And maybe I just don't understand a good deal when one bites - - ....— —„- ,,.„„ ..,,,., LVJU . tI] 5tlina M i0 se 50 me. But $25,030,000 I'm not sure could hardly per bale as a result of lower grades what I'd do with all that dough or 15 Years Ago In Blytheyille BIythes'ille's City Council last --.**,, v>,,yi never at a ~»jmi;<iiii::> tjity uouncil last loss for words, couldn't have said n 'B ht refused a request that it res- 11 himself-that he doesn't want ci n" ft* recent action in passing or i-.isennower to get the Republican dinances ordering Chickasawb: nomination and will fight to keep Avenue extended eastward acroso Tt's mJih, „ - the Prisc < > "Bht-of-way to second . Its possible this interpretation Street may surprise MacArthur. It may also have surprised Eisenhower bi A report from New Orleans today stated that farmers who machlne- of the Confederacy which meets Dallas, Tex, in November. Infrared film, without a filter as ordinary fast film. «J076Z + 953 +108642 SOUTH *KJ92 WK82 * AK81 *J7 Both sides rtrt. South Wes« North 1 4 p ass p ass p ass East Pass Pass 4 » Pass 5 » Pass 6 * Pass Pass Opening 3 „ 4 N T . j N T . Double Redouble Pass lead— » 4 double was Sound to mean four or five Irumps. He tested the situation with a lead to dummy's ace of trumps, and was relieved when East was able to follow suit. The rest was a matter of guessing how- often West could follow suit on the three side suits. Newman finally cashed three top clubs, two diamonds and a niff, and Ihree top hearts. This' left Wesl with only Ihree trumps in his hand. Newman therefore led a heart from dummy and ruffed with the nine In his own hand. West was forced to aver-rult and to return 3 trump up to de- — n meant her re-)*...,, ,,.„., ,,j, ^ very, very teriously Indeed, and » clear top. The young Detroit expert thus worked the rare and difficult trump an tha Miss Evelyn Smart has been ap- what I'd wind up with. But whaii» pointed a page for the general con- ev er it was, it wouldn't be made !P vcntion of the United Daughters plywood. U.S. Army records show that one third of its officers and enlisted . --.~..w » .JILV.I, nuiu ui IK oiticers and pnlistp s ord'in'a^ , In t « f 5» m ™ the »™ ™» ™ married and that the typl >s ordmarv f«. ,„„ ^al^rmy family has one child. Answar to Previous Puizla Fresh-Water Fish HORIZONTAL 4 Field officer (ab.) Sit is called "gourd head" 6 Incline 7 City in Norway 8 Note of scale 0 Writing fluid 10 Play parts ire P lace «,8 Depicted flsh 12Birdu 13 Spear 14 Humorist ISHagout 17 New Zealand parrot !8 Half an em 19 Paid tribu't* tof J £ ir , e P lace 32 Sported 21 Near I ah i 13 Falsehood 33 Fancy -- (at> -' 16 Written form 35 Abundant 22 Be borne . .,.'\'- 24£neourage ° f ""^ 26Goby»teamer"; nca P? ble 27 Hasty 20 Loved one* 28 Lord provost (ab.) 29 Army officer (ab.) SOMorindindye 3! 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