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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNK (5, 19-16' IRLTTHBTIUJE OOUEIKR OTCWf '•• . • w HAIMM. ?*»**» i ,',, V. JAKES L. VERHOKFT, WJtOr THOMAS R. A-HUNS, AdmtHtng Oo, I*** Tort. Obkxo, •ott, Atlute. Alt) rr _ r _ officc at BlytberUK AxfcaoMfc aaotr K* o* Ooo- . im BUB8CBIPT1CM* RAW By carrier to UM ett? o< BlytowtD* or torn wb« earrtaf i«Tloi to Me per w«k. or Me P« month. ' »y mall, witbin • ndb> ol M BUM. 'reu, »2.00 for tfx month*. »1J06 «<* torn monthi; a, mall outride M mo* ma, (IAJO p« FMT payable tm adranc*. Army Reforms '"The suggested reforms by the Army "GI gripe board," under Gen. Jimmy •Doolittle's chairmanship, are eminently "sane and, we think, worth doing some'-thing-about. And now is just the time '•to do it. Certainly it is time for some frcsh- ;ening'"up of ancient, traditional Army 'practices, for giving n little more ul- •tention to merit, and for abolishing in a'peacetime Army the wide social disparities which have been the inevitable ^snobbish adjunct of positions of author- lily. These changes should do much to ;mukc the Army more attractive- to vol- 'unteers. And, in the face of recent con- •gressional actions, volunteers seem to be Uhe only answers to our present mili- 'tary needs. I Whether, these reforms might in- ;terfere with combat efficiency are nut ••of 'paramount importance at the moment.-Russia found that her clerno- • cratic army wasn't winning as many iSaltles as It should, and institutes '*harp officer-enlisted man distinctions. Perhaps we should have to also. ~* But the world is striving toward a •Jjirie when there shall be no more combat. In the meantime we and other <nutions shall need armed forces. If the 'sUnited. States can now fashion its '' ! Army to a pattern more consistent with ;its.civilian democratic practices, we may • likely find ourselves with a military •'.£o_rce..of more adequate size and higher morale .than is -the case at present. • kVfc--**-***•>• .-I 1 -Ji-"-*!, "",'••-- ."« ' ' • ' - ..- "'• • ' ' ' present fiscal situation of the United States. The public debt has become so large thnt for mi indeterminate period it w*ll be necessary to realize n maximum volume of federal revenue for absolutely esscntiiii ex|>enulture. Maximum las revcinia can only be hud from the proceeds of maximum production. There Is no oilier enduring source. In the short run. taxes might be levied on accumulated wealth. Our sovlctlzed Icrnilte.s have not yet openly udvocntcd this recourse. Whether it be that they dare not, or still hnvc circumspection enough to realize its futility. Is an unanswered question. What Is more lo the point is thai they advocate tile same thing, substantially, when they foster taxes nm would prohibit or restrict future accumulation ol wealth. Whether It be unrealized, or purposely ignored, the fact exists thai wealth curtailed Is eventually wealth destroyed. Wealth is neither money nor equities. It Is tlie tangible, usable end-product of production. Whether It be in the form of productive or consumptive goods, durable or non-durable, is a question of degree. The durability of wealth has limits. It Is not stntlc. It is ever changing. New wealth must constantly replace thai which ,is consumed or depleted or worn out by use. Were It not so replaced, money and equities would become mere figures on pieces of paper. Menus of production, the source of new wealth, would return to Stone-Age methods. The springs ot lax rc-vcnue would dry up. The |X>wer to hinder accumulation of wealth is the power to destroy accumulated wealth and to reconvert the wheel of progress lo the sledge of barbarism. Even if no other reason existed, the magnitude of the public debt should preclude any thought permitting (axes to Impede the means ol production. The public debt represents a. mortgage against every home, .'arm, mine ami factory In (lie United States. The stability of the nation depends upon orderly reduction of this obligation and public confidence in ability to pay interest oil the unliquidated povlions. The only source or revenue that will make this possible: is m maximum production with its concomitants, maximum employment nrtd return on Investment. Incentive for maximum production is food for the yoose that Inys the golden eggs. Tnxes levied for any objective other than essential revenue win result in the destruction of America ns we have known it and we want to leave it for generations to come. —MANUFACTURERS RECORD. 'Hold Still a Minute! JN HOLLYWOOD . . . BY UHSKINK JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, June 5. (NEA)— "That man," Carole Landls said of Waller Florell, the pixie hat designer, "goes to my head." But the ladles, we can report today, go to Walter Florell's feet. We almost didn't recognize ouv old friend Walter. He was wearing that sheared beaver coat he startled the natives with on his last trip to Hollywood. And he was about H foot taller. "Platform soles on my shoes," he giggled. "They are four Inches thick.!' We looked, it appeared that Walter M'as standing on beige stilts. He took off the shoes. Walter went down to the size of a Hollywood agent. STRICTLY BUSINESS up, along with everything else. (You can buy a nifty little white-mink number for $500.) ROMANTIC TIP-OKI- 1 Waller says he can tell how a married couple Is Betting along, or the status of a love affair, by what happens when a gentleman accom- "It stops my blood circulation a little," he confessed, "but I donjl mind. It's strictly a business proposition. Some of my lady customers complained that I couldn't see their hats from Ihe right level. So now I wear platform soles on my shoes. They cost me $175 a pair, specially made, nut now I can look a hat,' and a woman, square in the eye." Walter Florell, as we've told you I home every before, is a character. He is also •one of America's foremost milliners. He came to Hollywood from his plush, cerise New York salon the other day to introduce such new hats as "Wolf Call," "Blind Date," and "Say Yes" at a movielown hat '.show, and to whip ribbons and stuff aroun<( the heads of such il- iustriotis customers as Joan Crawford, Sylvia |Sidney, and Merle Oljcron. The prices of his hats arc going i panics a lady to his salon, "If the lady tries on Ihe hat and the husband sits and reads a newspaper, saying, 'Yes, darling, it looks wonderful,' while not looking vjnee, I know the innningc will last. "But when the husband says, 'That hat looks horrible,' and the wife replies, 'Oh, shut up. You don't know anything about hats, anyway,' I know there's a divorce coming up." But never lake another woman along when you go to buy a hat, he .says. "If your girl friend says, 'Darling, you look wonderful in that hat,' don't buy it." Walter Florell now has a line of men's hats ,too. Snappy straws, selling for ?(;0. "It. stops the men from squawking about Ihe prices their wives pay for Florell hats." Florell's latest: Man-trap veil",. "They are guaranteed." he says, "to keep hushands and lover;; night." Fish Out of Water Taxes Fatal ..y.lj ..-!.«, ..I , . 'J^tTaxatlpn t is,_an essential government power. It'is- legal confiscation and as such is the power to destroy., it goes without saying that a govern- rntttt;p"Sb min'ded, can eliminate existing Insti- UtUon&vOr foster- intw ones .through Itsjpower to svKttf*^ wi«- tje-'p^YfertecV-from Its'funda- <UBi' mids ,^ ; ,potent, force; fpr Xl §ocial'.reform. Over the past decade this-unquestionably has "oeen done. .-Waiving' fho mnrg| aspect of interpreting taxation" as'a* proper vehicle for social reform, *•&•> »ot ,sb easy- to Ignore the practical effects an' interpretation In the light of the Earl Hrowdcr, deposed Communist loader, is in Moscow to "make a study oi' the political life in trie Soviet Union." Having spent a long time or, llio hook end of the parly line, Karl probably wants to .sou if the line looks any different from the end of the pole. WASHINGTON COLUMN Washington New -'S SO THEY SAY Democracies cannot force their ideology on other nations, for this Is prcclcely whnt democracy does not believe in. They have to commend their ideology by letting other nations see that it works butler than anything else, and by service to them in their hour of need.—Rev. Snnuicl M. Shoemaker of New York. i The evidence "f the past c^riy-.shows, that '.(he Soviet Union has preyentetl'j Iri: some.! j:onn- J>.lv>M and,, is.Jihjdcrini; In.pthcrti .the. • estafalish- nicnt of legitimate government.—Rep.' John \\. McCormaek ID) of MtiMt.chuselts. * * * Tlierc is no isolation to which n nation can withdraw that is Unprevious to the force of world opinion.—Sen. Tom Conally <D) of Texas. By WSLL1AM MAIER, -£ HE-AWAKENING 1 ' ' ' XU ."MOTHING was changed, it seemed to her. The Meadow was the same brown line across .the water, dark and still, the bay the_same rippling, shoal-mottled sweep of gray and gray-green, the sunrise the same slow-gathering expansion of light out over the •pine ridges and the ocean. The seaweed of the blind had that .imell she had almost forgotten. for him, she guessed. Just as they had for her. • * * T)Y 10 o'clock, Ellie and Dchby had only three ducks. U was warm and pleasant there in the blind, but Debby was beginning to feel r?stlcss. "Think \vc belter go in and get something to cat?" she asked. EHie said, "Guess we might as well." They sat there a while longer, I5V VETER EDSON- NFA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. June S.iNEAl — The biggest question for debate in Washington these days is whether the "Wagner Act era" of labor union domination Is coming to a turn In the road. The issue is raised by the general support for President Truman's two speeches on labor relallons, the fast action by the House in passing his emergency strike control procmm, and tne onsideratlonjor.that .bill ,by the' Senate. A snap judgment on this question nay on wrong. The real ans.vcr | vill not be forthcoming till returns -ire in from the November clccilons. If a majority of the present Congress is returned lo office, that will an endorsement, of the new Tin- nan labor policy. In the meantime, Ihe six-month investigation of labor conditions asked for by the'President would liave an Important bearing on future labor policies. A report made in December, a month after the elections and a montn before the present- session ^of Congress ends,] would' realty shnprj loii^-rnhfeoi.'a 1 bojrpolicyjj, ^.j.'; ^.;;jj,.. ,. ; | , The LiiFolleltc-Monroney committee's plan for rcorKanivailion :if Congress is no\\- considered to havy sonic chance for passage. If the streamlining measure goes through, it will be a direct result of the jam hi which Congress noiv finds itself. It Is stalled on draft and OPA extension, atomic energy control, labor policy legislation, social security reform, merger of the armed services, and similar "must" items at the Truman program. CPA HAS ONE LAST CHANCE IN CONGRESS Even some of the stonte-st defenders of OPA in Congress arc about ready to admit, that price cyntvol Is done for. The cripplinu amendments reported out by the Sen.ile' Hanking and Currency Commute:: 'show which way the tide has (urn- led. President Truman's appeal lor ., s , L her jacket like something , ^tended price control didi,;t gol a nlivc. It was carrying sand and l sltl !; ! ? """"; "'""B" "eryltum; cl.so fine particles of mist and they bit; into her face as though they were shot from a gun. She turned her idea was first proposed to finance it miners' health and welfare fund. Later, the operators reported thnt Use tonn-aBe royalty might be bet tor than tor all... a iiayioll tux royalty, af- Supe^slilious Ilelief One of the potential charms of Oundula.iara, Mexico, is tile figure of San Cristobal holding up a child, on tlic outside corner of Santa Monica church. Tradition says I hat whoever looks upon it will be froc from harm for at least 24 hours. Hainan beings normally lose i about 30 hairs daily. U. S. Governor WARNING ORDKK The defendant. Rachel Gossett. is hereby warned to appear in the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas within Thirty (30) days from the date hereof to answer the complaint of the plaintiff, F. E. Gossett, filed against her in said Court. Witness my hand and seal this the H day of May, 1946. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. 5]15-22-29-G[5 W. Leon Smith, Atty, SIDE GLANCES by Galbralth ] HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured . Governor of Pennsylvania 13 Distributor 14 Awaken 15 Fish 16 Argue • ID Tree ; 20 Sea eagles 6 Attracted 7 Partner fi Substantive verb 9 Artificial language 10 Tuesday (ab.) 11 Island 12 Thread table 27 One-spot (comb, form) 28 Longitude • 22 Manufactured 17 Bachelor ol (ab.) ', articles Arts (ab.) - 20 War god ! 23 On the ocean 18 Area measure 31 Greek letter J . 24 Man's nick- . 21 lie is seeking 32 Success o* "E morning in parly November the wind went around to the cast, and by night it was Mowing a gale. The rain started about midnight, and when morning came it was driving in from the occnn in alternating drizzles and downpours. JJebby put on her oilskins and buttoned a sou'wester under her chin and walked in the rnin all the way out the* Beach Hoad to the ocean. As she reached the top of the last dune, the wind pounded name 26 Exist • 27 Make a rtisv '30 Oblivion '34 Sea skeleton •' 35 Retinue : 36 Growing out ' 37 Sharp 38 Bone SOAnent, .. .40 Goad '.'. " .'• •43 Ejwabs .47 Fools (slang) •51 Neither 52 Enlarge 54 Knock •55 Having a hail 57 Come 59 Insect 60 Invaded ... VERTICAL IRim : 2 Costly : 3 Caution 4 Aluminum :'.(**•> . .6 Color . office as U. S. 33 Compass point 52 Split pulse, MO Slight ^53 Age 23 Mulcts -vVr 41 Cornbread ^6 Note of . . 25 Removes 42 Press Guide's scale 20 Communion" 43 5280 icet ) 58 Measure I Qu>OiirWdy" '"the wind swerved round the point I scanning the horizon, and finally 'at the south end ol the Island and Debby said, "I don't get the kick the decoys hobbled sluggishly^ And •when the ducks started to fly, they were the same too. They followed 'the same old lines of flight, and flhey""rria~de' the same wide circles over the decoys, and their wings beat the same and their under £ides glistened like silver, just as they ,afwaj-s^.had. It seemed as •though they, must be the very same ducks/ the same ones that had fyeen here three years ago, and 'jour years ago, and five years ago. ' But as they sat there Debby got io,(thinking that they probably weren't the same ducks at all, most of 1 them.' Probably some of these 'yere the great-grandchildren of .Ihe** clucks they had shot at years ,»go. The only thing that was the same was the flight, the whole raft : of them that settled out there on •the flats when the sun began to get up over the trees. She guessed if you could pick out any one duck 'and flnd-out all about what had >' happening to him, mayb« by putting a band on his leg the way 'Joel was planning tc do, you'd find ftiat thinjs : h*d b*en changing jlenly lor,"tJuit' piw duck, going •prth'and Tearing a family and «»ving round from weak to w*«k iad finding food hire>pd not flnd- wty.Uwr* and mrbc getting 'at or haying Mae'of his fam- out of it I used to, Ellie." He said, "I noticed that." "You feel that way too?" Ellie looked straight out ahead of him, across the bay. "1 gurss I'll always like gunnin'," he said impassively. Debby was sorry she had brought the subject up. She said, "Maybe I'll get over bcin' so restless sometime." And after a \vhilc she asked, "When you going lo start the house, Ellie?" "Pretty soon." "Why don't you start it now? ress ' or friend* art phot or killed by ""•• ~'Mi'i&i#*&+&- I'm not much good, but I could help some. I feel more like doing something like that." They picked up the decoys end went in to dinner, and that afternoon they got the first load of lumber at the yard in Orleans and took it out to the- high land and unloaded it beside the barn, and all the next day they made trips from Orleans with lumber and supplies. The day after that, the stone-mason and the carpenter Ellie had hired started work, and Debby worked with the three of them, doing a little of everything, driving slakes in the ground and shoveling and grading and mixing mortar and carrying things in the wheel barrow. This was just what she felt like doing, and when night came and she was sore and calloused and aching in all hi_-r muscles that was rr irmeh thr V.:tir> back to the wind and glanced sideways from under the brim of her bat. The surf was a seething caul- 1 dron of boiling white and emerald green, and the while water reached out as far as she could sec, all the way to the horizon. She started down to the beach, ) her head down, fighting to move one leg ahead of the other as though she \vcre walking in water against a strong tide. The roar was deafening, and the wind whistled mound the brim of her hat, swerv-: ing and screaming. She got down to the line ot foam, where the rushing, oncoming breakers were finally spending themselves. Here there was no driving sand, and she could look up at the water. The gulls \vcrc dipping and rising and swerving out over the "Thatiks for llic loan. Grandma! I wish Mom and Pop understood like yon that a dollar doesn'l make inucli ol mi impression on a girl nowadays! waves twice as fast as they usually dipped nnd swerved,' and their screams were laint in the ronr of the surf. Everything was hurrying, rushing, roaring- Debby stood braced, her head back and her eyes half-closed, letting the mist beat against her face; and she was keen and alive, filled with an in tense excitement, n strange feeling of exhilaration that wns somehow mixed with awe, wilh humility before this overwhelming pow?r of the wind and the surf. Whatever i! was, this feeling thnt was in her, it was like water after n long thirst, quenching a binning fire deep in her breast. She couldn't gel enough of it, and she stood slill drinking it in : (TV n, Jnnriml^ his .special message lo was wUlelv acclaimed. In this "".situation, OTA h;is oni) last chance. If Congress pas.si'.s : :n OPA extension act wilh many crippling amendments, the President may veto H- Congress would prolj- ably not over-ride the veto. Th.it would Ipavc the way open for a simply resolution, renewing the pri--. ronl to! H'i;i.s!atton as Is for a yt'.»" or perhaps n little less. It might, have a chance. Kivn the contirc s.smcn who want to M- • CPA ninptuied don't want all pin-- 1 controls abolished. I EWIS'S MINING -ROVA1-TV I'l AX IS NOTHING NEW Contrary I 0 general belief. th;ivV. nothing new or radical nbou! ,Mui lewis's i<!r,\ of collecting a roy,*!:v for his hc;iUh and welfarr futi.t on each lt> not coal mlnr-d. Tin- niine operators have been (loin:: r. thrmsrlves for years. Whenever the operators havr> some special Job they waul <!n!ic, thry tax themselves so ninny cents or frnrSion therof per Ion uf «>:il they mine an<| pay the montv inl > a rentrnl fund. They did thK ;.) finaiw iho coal code authority b » K in NBA days. They do It In ,sun- Pm-l the Hiittle Instilutc lor [i,:,i research laboratories in Coliimh']-. duo. They do It to finnnr.. ihdr National coal Association. Thov tl > H to fimiucc thn expenses i>; ih.i,- owratovs 1 negotiating commune, which lias to spend so murh lime in Washington every two years. bill Mining with Lewis. Nobody ever objected to an employers' rovnlly tax on oonl l,ir Ihe.se'slrlclly business vfflsnns. r,\.\. by some process of rcnEonin';. ,i • • * THS CURIOUS I i Bv J. R. Williams THE CNW OMES THAT LIVED TH 1 MOST ARE TH' BOYS WHO LIVED BEFORE-THEY PUS1EP PA WITH TH' BARK OF A POST. BUT GEAN'PAW GOT TH'. CORE — AM' &REAT-6RAN— WAIT JIST A SECOSiCV ;UT VOU EVERYTHING HOW WERE COULD HAND-ME-DOWNS —V-'-."," r -.W, r :!\V<V ^ ir Boarding House with Maj. Hoople YOU MAY STAND CORRECTED, IVHOUSH SEATED," ,$>;>/ \ PETER c. LVBERT, DON'T REALLY CKCW EXTRA 4.Ot/t>— AS MEASURED BY DECIBELS/ IT JUST SOUNDS LOUD BY COMPARISON WITH THE QUIET ATMOSPHERE OF A FARAN. KENT- TOO MUCH \M6fKPOM '•• THIXT. FIREARM VMOUtO THE SIDE OF A RARM WTO A LOAO HER \^ITU BOCI<SH.OT ' THIS MOOSE- P1P6 LOOKS IT VMOULD STOP A 2.^2.-CAR

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