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.it. BLTnrrriLLi cotmm KIWI oo. X. W. MAINE*, r»b»i)ier BAMKY A. HAI1CBS, AwlnUnt Pttbltaiwr A A. rRKDRICKSON, Bdltor PAOI, D. MTXUAK. Ad :' tele NtMem! Advertising RepresentntlTM! i; WttlM* Wltmer Co, New York, Chlc«o, Detroft, {) AtknU, Uemphta. l|. - _ - : j, Bntered M Moond cl*M m»tt*r it the poct- Jj »*fie» «t Blythevllle, Arktmu. under »ct of Con>•! rr«M, October I, 1H7. Member of The AMOclited Prim iOTWCRIPTION RATE»: By etrrler In (he citr of Bljtherllle or taj nburbtn town when c»rrkr Mrvict U maintained, Me per week. •T mill, within • rtdiiii of 69 mlleo, 16.00 per 7«»r, (3.SO tor ill months. 11.35 for thre< months; bjr null outelde 50 milt lone, 11259 per rear p«jr*b!e In tdrince. Meditations So, ui much M In m« la, I »m ready ta prpmch the * osjxl lo you Ihst are at Rome. also. — Romans 1:15, " • • * Qod writes the gospel, not in the Bible alone. but oo trees and flowers and clourls end stars. — Luther. Barbs Kids will be catching'cold this fall by going barefoot — «nd they ought to be jockert. • * * A barber In an Ohio town still charges 50 eentu for a haircut. His customers let a cutting . rather than K trlnunlnff. * ' * * Fifteen stitches were taken In the forehead of i careless driver in Michigan. Wonder how long twill be before he can use his head. ••.*** About 2,000,000 children are Worn In this country e»ch year, Oj>e of pur most successful crops U the habr-sllltrs. • • • * I^ead Is > norms.] Ingredient of the human body. That covers everybody, not only the gangster. : Reds' Purges Have More Than One Dark Purpose Communist actions always are susceptible of many interpretations, and '• often they have many purposes at pncfc. For instance, East German Reds are I now weaving a net about certain former top .party members, seeking to • link " them with the so-called Slansky group ' in Czechoslovakia. Fourteen of this group recently were convicted of trea- - son and other, crimes, and 11 were hanged in Prague. In this new eiTort, the Communists seem basically to be striking at the , problem of disloyally to the Soviet Union — Tltoism, if you like. It is not enough to be a good Communist. You must be loyal to the Russian Fatherland. This is not easy for men who want to be not only Communists but good Germans, Czechs, Hungarians, Romanians, etc. The conflict is deep. The stronger personalities, the very individuals most useful to Russia in fastening Red control upon a country, ultimately become the most likely candidates for elimination. For in their leadership runs inevitably a marked nationalistic strain. The Soviet Union's relations with the satellite powers are at the stage where nationalistic tendencies must he suppressed if the process of consolidating the Iron Curtain countries is to make substantial headway. Tito's example is a painful reminder to the Kremlin of the dangers of independent satellite action. In this East German case, the Reds are striking also at "Zionists." The Slansky group is so labeled, and the former German Communists' under fire bear the same tag. Again, the problem is disloyalty, but in a different sense. The Jews have a cultural unity all thtir own, internationalist in scope. The Russians cannot tolerate so powerful a rival Anti-Semitism in the Communist world thus docs not have the same base as elsewhere. H is just one more reflection of the ruthless Red policy of allowing no competitors of any kind whether cultural, political, economic or spiritual. Divided loyalty is the enemy of the totalitarian principle of government. Always alert to propaganda potentialities the Kremlin may not be unmindful of the fact that its current blast against "Zionism" among satellite Reds will sound good to the Arab world. The Arabs bitterly resent western, especially American, attention to the young Zionist state of Israel. In Czechoslovakia, too, the Communists were looking for scapegoats for BLYTHKVTLT.B (AltK.)' COURIER NEWS ' THURSDAY, JAN'. 15, 1953 th«lr •conomic failures. Ai the Red attack on disloyalty broadens in Germany and other places, we may find the victims similarly mado 1 scapegoats for failures of one sort of another. Moscow seldom tries to kill just one bird with a stone. /lews of Others rYhat Would Be Left? There may be renewed talk of a federal sates tax If revenues from existing sources fall below expectation* and the deficit anticipated by the president materializes. The president, who has been notoriously wrong in aiich mnttcrs before, is estimating that the treasury's deficit may come to *10 billions for this fi&cal year. Secretary Snyder ts concurring in that estimate, although it is'not clear whether his pessimism is based on Information unavailable to more cheerful forecasters who SRC a deficit of no more than $4 billions. Eisenhower advisers who have spoken of the possibility of a federal snles tax say it should not include food, housing, fuel and utilities. Nor do they Advocate a snles tax on goods already subject to federal excises. Hut if exception* were made of goods and acrvircs already subject to federal taxation it would seem rather difficult to find targets (or * sales tax. —Oklahoma city Oklahoman, Vivote Enterprise Can Do It One of the opening cries of the soclnliwd electric power enthusiasts in the New Dcnl attack on free enterprise wn* ,the untrue charge that free enterprise "can't do the Job," And today the same cry is beins used ngnliisb the proposal that free enterprise build the necessary steam plants to provide additional power instead of permitting an extension of the socialized power empire. DuL the cry that free enterprise can't do the Job Is slill n phony one. During thts year, (or example, 15 private,power companies worked together.to create the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation to bnlhi two stoam plants with a combined capacity of 2.2 million kilowatts to supply power to the Federal Government's Atomic Energy Commission. That In Itself demonstrated thai private enterprise not only Is willing and able to meet conventions! needs, but also lj ready to meet tha extraordinary needs resulting from defense project which require large amounts of electricity. Another example of private enterprise's ability to mrfit the challenge is found In plans (or development of more power In the Niagara Falls area. Five New. York Sfnte power companies have made both physical and financial plans to carry out the project and provide the. needed electric capacity ns soon as the FedernJ Government approves the plan. Under the Truman Admin-' JstraUnn, of course, approval has been held up while the socialized power-group has been seek, * -, Ing lo extend socialism/ In the nrca to the exclusion of free enterprise. Both Hie steam plant co-operative project In Ohio and the hydra-electric co-operative project proposed at Niagara Falls by free enterprise companies indicate an ability and eagerness of America's tax-paying electric companies to do the Job Jii the traditional American way. America has grown to be a great nation on the muscles and brains of free enterprise. It Is only in recent years that the deteriorating taint of Socialism — which we have seen ruin once mighty Britain — has crept into the American scene. —Chattanooga News-Free Press, De Gustibus A French court has refused to award, damages In a suit brought against an architect on the grounds that his building Is an eyesore. The court held that artistic tnste Is "changeable, varying, too vague and controversial," and ihat one man's opinion on the subject could tiot be called a crime. It's a svlse decision. A Latin proverb covers the subject: "De gustibus non riisputanrium" — there's no dispute about tastes. If artists were condemned according to popular .taste In their time there'd be many a painting unhung, and many an artist hanged. —Charleston is. C.) News and Courier. SO THEY SAY ' General of the'Army Walter Reuther is fully qualified in mind, heart and body to lead the CIO In the trying days ahead. — Jack Knight, at CIO convention. * * * . * t can ass\ire you that farmers of this nation need have no fears that the nig will bo pulled out from under them by the nrw administration. — Sen. Frank Carlson (R,. Kans.). * + « Lack of public knowledge has made a tortile field for new forms of quackery which exploit the consumer pocketbcok and impair his health by inducing him to rely on bizarie diets for treatment of serious diseases. — U. S. Food and Drug Commissioner C. W, Crawford. * * * There are no combat problems for.the pilot handling a rocket plane of the XF-91 type. It works Just like any Jet. — Test pilot Russell Roth. * * '+ Such a statement itliat chlorophyll is toxic) would be at variance with the experience of the human race over thousands of years.' — Chemist Dr. A. H. Corwtn / ' * • » We (former Communists) have to be careful whfre we go. The Communists have many strong Kitn, skilled In the use of Ihe knife and blackjack. — Former Communist Manning Johnson. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Peter Edson's Washington Column — Budget Director Dodge Smiles Through His Initiation by Press WASHINGTON — (NBA)— The new director of the budget. Detroit hanker Joseph M. Badge, hart been (old by someone thai when he gestured for the news photographers lie should say "Cheese!" That of course, is the c a rn era man's way to get people to smile and show their pearly teeth. rctcr Eilson Tint when Mr. Dndge faced Ihe Washington press corps' for the first full-scale press conference to he held hy n top man In President-elect Eisenhower's new official family, the reporters changed Ihe formula. "Sny 'Billions! 1 " suggested a reporter. Obediently, Mr. Bridge said "Bil- lons." Emphasizing it with a wicked shake of the right forefinger. Flash bulbs went off and '(lie in- •iltlenl was recorded for history. Thus was the new budget direclor- '.o-be Initiated and given the password he will be using most often in his forthcoming official capacity. The new head money man turned out to be of medium height and mild. His hair is thinning and graying. He had a nice, friendly smile •not the usual banker's smile — and there wns a twinkle of kindness In his eyes. He wore plain, plastic- rimmed spectacles. His suit was a banker's conservative charcoal-and-gray - striped double-breasted job. His, shirt was blue and white Etrlnert and his tic was plain nav.v blue, lapel buttonhole was In his coat (he red rosette of the Medal of Merit, awarded him by President Truman for his war services as a financial adviser. When Mr. Bodge stood up to talk he kept his right hand in his panls pocket — the money, pocket. He held his cigaret in his left hand and there was a gold ring on the little finger. . He didn't have » great deal to say that was new. The press conference was his own idea. He had a two-page typewritten statement of 10 points which ,he had written or dictated himself.' The gist of it was that he was disassociating himself and t h e Eisenhower administration ns a whole from any connection whatever with the Truman administration budget. Period. If he had quit there, everything would have been all right, maybe. But Mr. Dodge was willing and eager to talk about his statement for background only and not for attribution or quotation. That threa cned to spoil the story, but later on he relented a little and allowed a few quotes. The new budget director wanted to lake up his prepared statement point by point. "Let's go to numbers nine and ten," suggested a reporter In the back of the room. Mr. Dodge smiled quietly. The last two points brought out were first, that Mr. Dodge was Immediately beginning a review ,of the Truman budget, with Eisenhower's new department hearts. Later he said this would be completed In early April. There was no qualification on the. Elsenhower administration's determination to balance the budget. "Are you confident yon can balance the. budget?" asked a reporter. Mr, Dodge dodged. He started to say thnl to answer that question t was necessary lo make certain assumptions — "You didn't last summer," >roke in (he same reporter. Flnillj- Broke No-Quotes Rule Mr. Dodge let that one have a real belly laugh and the press corps joined him. This was a typical initiation ceremony that wvery new official in Washington goes through, be he Republican or Democrat. Mr. Dodge finally had to break down his own rule and authorize a quotation that It fook six months !o prepare a budget and it wasn't logical to expect anyone could reverse a budget in 60 days. You just couldn't take a federal'govern- ment of two-and-a-half-million em- ployes. K'ilh three-and-a-half million more 1 in the armed services, and shut it off by turning a couple of switches like you do with a toy train. Mr. Dodge said he believed there were people who thought that switches could be thrown this way to shut off expenses. He judged this by many of the letters he had been receiving. The problem was first to deter mine what the expenses of the government had to be. then consider wat revenues were necessary to cover them. If cuts were made, their effect on the economy had to be considered. The meat-axe approach might balance the budget, but it migh also create more problems than could.be foreseen. Mr. Dodge saU he preferred to make cuts on sped fie items than across-the-board cuts of 10 per cent or so. For some time to come, said the new budget director in closing, the new administration was going to have trouble in putting into effec 1 policies It could call its own. HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Behind the Screen: "I'm listening to people and taking advice, II it comes out acting, it's ilie easiest thing I ever did in my life." Rosemary Clooney, Paramount's new wonder girl, reacting to. reports that she will be as big and potent as Cinerama after the release of "The Slnrs Are Singing" and "Here Come The Girls." Her new Paramount contract al- Ion-ing her to do TV but forbidding outside pictures would make J. P. Morgan grin approvingly, but Rosie, fls she's called, wasn't too sure about Hollywood In the beginning. She remembered Ihe radio and nitery larks who'd been brought out to Hollywood before her and had ended up fn the files of the Missing Persons Bureau. "Then I thought about Doris Day and took a chance," she tells it. "The greatest thing that ever happened in Hollywood was Doris. She showed them what can be done with a singer. I'm (lattered to be compared with her," Having uncovered as much of his virile anatomy as the censors will allow. Jeff Chandler Is now about to bare his tonsils. , There's a recording coniract on the front burner for Jeff and only an agreement on royalties stands between the movie king and a bid for vocal fame. "I've got a crazy voice — high barilotie, crooner type," Jeff confided on the "East of Sumatra" set. Sure, I want to do musicals on the screen.. Musicals anywhere, for that matter. I had lo turn down the part of Bat Masterson in the road company of 'Ouys and Dolls.' I'd have gone in a minute if U-I would have okayed It." Too Risky, Anyway Maureen O'Hara can stop wor- ing — Denise Darcel isn't ga'mg give her compelition as » lady wnshbuckler. ' Zippy Denise had her fling oul- oing Errol Flynn in Columbia's Flame of Calcutta" — "I'm een boots, pants and blouse and jump on ?.e wildest stallion the Doctor Says- U'rittcn for NBA Service Oj EDWIN P JORDAN. M.U. Qucslion repardinz childbirth , will remove those hairs which have are naturally of enormous interest! already separated from the scalp. to women. it the amount of hair which comes Q—Many doctors seem to ge eh 1 - lout U'hcii washing seems too great, ing the spinal for childbirth. IR it! perhaps there is some scalp con- better than ether? H.B.Y. I dition present which would benefit A--The subject of what should be ' by expert treatment. used to lessen the pain of childbirth — or whether anything should Q—I understand that alter woman's tubes have been tied she be used at all — has been the sub- 1 can't have any more children, but Ject of study and learned discussion j my question Is, can they be untied? for many years. Both spinal an- Mts. M. esthesia and ether have been used I A—Attempts by surgery have successfully thousands — or per-[been made to reopen the tubes or haps millions — of limes, as have j oviducts -after they have been tied, other anesthetics or pain-reducing i If the original operation was care- substances, i fully performed, these attempts Perhaps the method of anesthesia \ are not usually very successful. used at childbirth which Is best is i ' :he one with which the physician I Q—Do you think a small wound In charge has had the most c\- j should be cleaned before a plaster lerlence. It seems to me that qncs-l covcrinc Is put on? Also, how lions ot such a technical nature ! should a small woounrt which get* to .should be left to Ihe physician nnri j I'rslei ing be treated? J.r.K. that the patient can do this safely ; A—In answer to the first qiies- If she has chosen one in whom she : tion, of course a wound should be ha.* confidence. f i cleaned before it Is covered. In answer to the second, careful use of Q-I ,m r, and I iliink, owins ,o!^.^ ™«*.»"* £*?.** Ml. Fes- terlne means Infection, and It Is not always safe to use home treat - ,. a tn, ownc o , my age. (eel Insecure when walking i tre! «'««?l. lh ""eh the Otherwise, I am in goo d health. | f",',^' m."" 5 ' Slll ""' " *~ Is there something I can do about this? Mrs. O. A—This is unfortunately a common occurrence lo many during the later years. In all probability, there Is not much which can be done to relieve the situation, but you should be extremely careful not to fall. It your feeling of insecurity someone's arm when you walk, unless you can hold on to something eke with your hands. uient! A SAINTLY looking old ff How was runtime to catoh nix bus. JUPI AS he appeared to be winninp the i.ii-e, ihc bus driver with a fiendish smirk pulled away from the curb and thf wheels splashed A » JACOBY ON BRIDGE Don't Get Tricked On Your End Plays By OSWALD JAC'OBT \Vrillcn for NKA Service An unusual end situation wa brought a'bout In today's nan when it was played last Decem her in the National Open Pal Championship in Miami. West wa given his -choice o( being squeeze or thrown In for an end play. H could lake his choice. West opened the king of spade N'OHTH (D) A «,•> IS » 0532 WEST AAKM V 10 7 ,1 » K 1086 + 93 EAST *10962 V A J 5 » J9 +AJI06 SOt'TH AQ73 ¥ K 0 8 I » A74 North Pass Pass 2 t ('-) Pass Both sides vul. But South West 1 Pass Pass I N.T. Pass Pass Pa;s Pass Pass P.iss Double weeth 20 wild 'orses back ol trie and I'm Iheenk, 'Ah, Denise, zis ees ze end of you." Next day she turned down Producer Sam Katanian'.s bid to sign for more derr- ing-do operas. "I wan' to be dramateec," ^ shapely Denise protested. "So- pheesllcate! Com-atri-ee! Any'ow, ees too dangairous to do stunts."' If Oary cooper, Joel McCrei and John Wayne could be drafted out of hay-burners and turned Into eye-burners with movie queens, so can tall, hulking Rod 'Cameron. Rod's pining to pick the cactus thorns out of his rugged frame and get a whack at crushing somebody like Marilyn Monroe to 'his heaving chest. "Not that I'm knocking westerns, they've been good to me," he sighed. "But Ihere are olher tilings. Once , you've been Sn action pictures it's awful hard lo break away. Your name comes up at a major studio for a good role and they say, 'Oh, he's that cowboy.' " Rod's about to sign for a TV scries titled "Detective" and Is saying: "I think television will help me a lot. I'll get to wear a necktie for a change." N'o Mo.re Headlines John Agar K the handsome lad once married lo Shirley Temple, is now 32 years old, examining the first gray hair in his pompa- , dour and hoping that producers will start thinking of him when scripts call for "a mature, set- ed hero." "I've turned down a lot of plo- ures this last year," John said n the. set of "My Dad, J. E." "I vant to do things that will help and establish me, because ove this business. I want to be in . 20 or 30 years from now." John on his perfect-behavior core: "You'll never see me on he front pages again. That's failure. I've learned my lesson." w club was returned from dum- y, East promptly hopped up with he ace of clubs to lead .another rump. Declarer, Leo Roet, of Irving- in. N. J., took tne third round of •limps in his hand with the king, ashed the king and queen of iubs. and then led his last Inlijip. rhis put West on the sharp horns a dilemma. West had already discarded his ow spades and was now down to A-J of spades and his four riginal diamonds. If West discard- d the jack of spades, allowing imself to be squeezed, declarer ould lead a low spade (o force ut the ace. West would eventual- make his king of diamonds, bui eclarer would easily make his ontract. West actually decided lo discard low diamonds, leaving himsel: .'ith only three diamonds headed 'V the king. Roet now led a low liamond from his hand, complet ng West's discomfiture. If West hopped up with the king f diamonds,'he could get out safe y with a diamond, but this would tllow declarer to take the ace ant hen lead a diamond to dummy's queen. Dummy's last diamond low established, would allow de larer to discard a losing spade. West could do nothing better I ic played a low diamond instear o! the king. Dummy's queen o diamonds would win. South wouli continue by cashing the ace of riia nonds, and then West would be hrown in with his king of dia monds. This would force him t< cad spades, giving South his queen of Fpades. Then there's the Irma-bralned starlet who was invited to seo Bwnna Devil," the three-dimensional picture, and replied: 'Oh, let's see. something else. 'm so sfck of those triangle pio ures." 15 Years Ago In Miss Hazel Burchard of Little Rock and Leroy Huddleston wcrs married this week at, Delray Beach, Florida. The American Automobile Association Is to establish sn office in Blythevllle ftt an early dat«. Among the Blylheville people In Memphis Sunday for the Bob Crosby show at the Orpheum were Jenny Wren Dillahunty, Fan-is McCalla, Gilbert Hammock, Jlmmis Edwards, Rouse Harp, Sanford Boone and George Cross. Jr. • One of the boys at the garage says a lot of automobile owners ought (o have horns on their car that bray, and warn- people of the driver's true nature. © NCA Feathered Friends Answer to Prsvious Puzzle Opening lead— A K HORIZONTAL I Song bird 5 Wise old bird 8 Small bird 12 Iroquoian. Indian 13 Employ HGo by aircraft 15 French health resort v 16 Pair 17 Group of players 18 Experts 20 Sewing implement 22 East (Fr.) 23 Arrive (ab.) 24 Frightenerf 28 Small islands ,.12 Faucet 33 Follower* J5 Artificial language 36 Before 37 Mast 38 Seine 30 Coalesce VERTICAL 1 Soviet river 2 Dry • ' 3 Cereal grain 4 Retainer 5 Surpass 6 Compass point 7 Girl's name 8 Oceans 9 Bamboolike grass 10 Ot an ag« 11 Alaskan capital 19 African fly 31 Goddess of discord 24 Plant part 25 Solicitude 26 Mimlcker 27 Pierce 47 Mohammedan 29 Row priest j 30 German river 48 Garment ° 31 Drunkards 49 Heavy blow ' 34 Rubbings out 51 "Emerald Isla* 37 Withered 52 Leaping 40 Soothing amphibian 42 Fibv knots 53 Sleamen 43 Cuddle 45 Notions (ab.) 56 Bustle after his rather daring penalty double had been passed all around. Q—Will washing the hair even- week cause It to fnll out? A.B. " stHwci o! muddy water over the old 1 When he saw dummy's doubleton m!ln - in spades. West promptly shifted , Softly, this kindly one murmured, to » trump in order to reduce dum- "May his soul find peace." Sttll my's ruffinz power. more softly he added. "And the Easl won with the sec of hearti *—No, although washing the hair Star. sooner the better."—Shelby and . returned a trump, dummy winning with lha queen. When 44 Assam silkworm 46 Observe 47 Pressed 30 Topples 54 Mountain (Fr.) 55 Organ of hearing 57 Horse's gall 58 Brother ot Cain (Bib.) 50 American humorist. 60 Prevaricator 61 Simple 63 Distress signal 63 Termini m

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