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.MM. BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS I'HURSDAY, MAY 26,1943 COUBIEB NEWS ', imra coc FAUL D. HUUAH, rork. Chic.*, .- Bracr AltanxKK Eicept Sunday Entered u second cl**» mtttet at tb* purt- eOio* •« Biytbertlle, Alteon*, under act <tf Coo- pm QOctet », 1«« . - M«~.har c< Tb» AaoctaKrf Pra» SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By ovrtn ID th« dtj ol BljtbevlU* or «nj kutxirtaa to«o »her» carrier aenrlc* to 'Ji»i» iiMd, ape pei week oj »5c oti month. Bt null, wtthlr i radius ol 60 mile*, MM pet JW loi «ii months. $1.00 tot three moothi: Toufciie 60 mita «me «10JOO pa W« in «W«M». Meditations Tot a'dream cometli throoih the multitude •f'buiineas; and a fool's voice f« known by multl- tud* ot word*.—E«lMl«t« S:S. AJ n is the mark of great minds to say many things in few words, so it 1* that ol little mind* to u»e many words to say nothing.—La Rochefoucauld. nun bA» asked for |4,000,000,000 in new Uxei, but thus far Congress h»s shown great distaste for that solution to its money problems. The CED also urges a number of fiscal reforms that, will give both tlie Administration and Congress better control over expenditures. It fears savings in one sjwt may be wiped out by excessive spending in another. Certainly it is plain that responsible men in both major parties believe the time is passing when the United States can blithely dip into its spacious till without thought of tomorrow. It is incumbent on Congress to determine where the limit is, mid to devise means of holding expenditures within that limit. . The Answer Is Still No! Barbs . A Itown exercises 50 muscles In the face, say» m doctor. Moral: take less exercise. • • • lf» atranje how many people stop in the ' kitchen lot a undwich on the way to a church 1 upper. » * • If you think that you felt low before. Just wait ; until you get out last year's straw hat. • • » : BotUn of beer were used to put out an autfl- , mobilei fire In an Ohio lown-^and all «hat wa« burned up wu wme thirsty people. • * » A Southern prison llsU a contortionist among its inmates. Maybe hell go straight when he gets out. Good Riddance Gerhart Kisler, reputedly the Krem- lin't No. 1 boy in this country, has accommodatingly deported himself. In the interest of a small saving of public money, it might be well if our government let it go at that. He faces a year's jail term here, to be sure. Kut is it worth the expense of bringing him back here and giving him 12 months' board and lodging? The main thing is to get Eisler out of the country and keep him out. He has taken care of the one, and the authorities can probably take care of the other. As for jail, we're sure he catt always find another one. VIEWS OF OTHERS Vagueness in the Lobbying Act Russia Tosses Monkey-Wrench Into Big 4 Paris Conference The DOCTOR SAYS By Kdvrln P. Jordan, M. D. Written for NKA Service Coronary thrombosis or occlusion often starts suddenly without any warning signs. In contrast to angina pectorls, which Is a closely related condition, coronary thrombosis often comes without any un- sual previous exertion o- pain In he htart region, it cnn develop tier severe strain or exertion, ant t can also come while sitting at esl In a chair or even when a person Is sound asleep. A coronary thrombosis Is always a serious thing. How serious it Is depends on the size of tlie artery which Is shut off; in other words. [ a large coronary artery Is Involved a large amount of heart tissue is deprived of blood and the resulls are proportionately serious. Sometimes death follows a coronary thrombosis almost at once, because the heart fs so badly injured that its function of pumping Wood ceases and consequently Hie By DeWtll Mackenzie AP Koreirn Affnirs Analyst Thai crash you heard Tuesday was the monkey-wrench landing i'< the proceedings ol Hie newly asscm- .^ bled Big Pour foreign ministers':^ council In Paris. The Big Pour have slipped speedily back Inlo their old position of opposition — Russia versus America, Britain and France. Tlie difficulty, as anticipated, Is the matter of settling Germany's future. When the council assembled Monday, aflei a Japse of a year and » half since the Russians walked out of the last session tliere was the outward atmosphere of a love feast. The openmg meeting was a hail- fellow-well-met affair among Foreign Ministers Bevln of Britain, Schuman of France, Vishinsky of Russia and Acheson of America. The frequently fiery Vishinsky promptly agreed to on proposed by the three Western powers saying affably: "If I am not absolutely convinced by your argument, nevertheless I u'lll consent to your proposal. We are going to agree on all questions here." cannot go on. The Western powers had entered Rest Reduces Danjer the meeting determined to carry Much more often tile heart con- through the establishment of a fed- linues to 'Jeat though its ability 1 eral republic in their zones of to do its normal work Is lessened. I Germany, and hoping to persuade It the strain on the Injured heart \ Russia lo bring Hie Eastern Z.OIIK is cut down by complete rest In [ Into this government. That is. they bed and other measures, the heart were aiming for a United Germany has a better chance to recover from | which still would remain iind«"4 Russell Tries New Angle In Paring Expenditures The cry for greater economy in federal spending it swelling steadily. Groups in and out of Congress are wondering just how deep the United States can dig into its sock without endangering its own and the world's future. Since the end of World War II, this country has served virtually as storehouse and treasury for democracy every: where. Now it is being asked to act in peacetime—as it did in war—as the arsenal of democracy,' On top jof these unusual burdens, the enactment of new social legislation covering health, security and education is sought by President Truman. The worry felt in Congress over the increasing drain on the nation's resources is expressed in a move planned by Senator Ruueil of Georgia and other Democratic members of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Russell and his committee colleagues want to trim about 13,000,000,000 off federal runds for the year starting July 1. This plan may give the economy drive the big spark it has lacked up to • now. Heretofore, efforts by .Republicans and some Democrats to curtail government spending have had slender success. Republican senators did manage to bottle up one appropriations bill, but the final round is yet to be fought on that measure. Russell says he and his supporters won't go along with the GOP in its announced intention to snip 5 per cent from each money bill as it comes up. He thinks a better approach will be to wait until most of the appropriations bills are approved and then, when the extent of spending and the need for economy are clear, to ot'ler a proposal ordering all government agencies to save enough to bring outlays down $3,000,V 000,000. ^& This idea is unusual, but it might ^k catch on if all efforts to trim individual Vybills fail in the next two munUis. Perhaps action on the appropriations for European recovery will be the key. Many senators have indicated a desire to see these funds pared, and slvouU they not.achieve a substantial reduction in that field they may be ripe recruits for the Russell plan. Senator'Russell got some unexpected support for his program from two separate quarters. A joint congressional committee on taxation estimated that the probable federal deficit for the coming fiscal year would be $2,900,000,000, And the Committee for Economic Development, an agency backed by private business, called for spending cuts of at least $2,100,000,000 to avoid "damaging . consequences" to the economy. The CED says failure to cut expenditures by.ft substantial amount will leave Cpngnss with no sensible alterna- tm bat to r*i»« Ux«i, President'Tru- Vagueness Is the besetting weakness of the Regulation of Lobbying Act, u first reports ol expenditures tiled under it are ihowing. Not only li the lew vague about who li to eglster, It is vague about what those who reg- ster are to do. Expense accounts are now coming In to 1*11 low much money was spent, but they do not tell how it was spent, and the latter is what needs to be known. Are lobbyists giving expensive favon to members of Congress to curry votes? In how many ways is the lobbyist trying to win Congressmen and influence legislation? Whatever the facts are, they are concealed in such expense account Items as "for public relations," "lor legislative and government relations," tor labor relations," etc. Everyone already knew the lobbyist had those relations. Public interest U in finding out precisely what those relations consist of. The lobbying regulation act should be amended to define lobbyists more clearly and to require specified and specific items to be reported on in expense accounts. Only then can the Government have the fact* that will enable It to keep lobbying within proper bounds. LOUTS POST-DISPATCH. PETER EDSONS Washington News Notebook Trial Run for Brannan Farm Program Would Convert Swine Into Guinea Pigs By Peter Edson NBA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NBA)—The new Brannan farm plan may get a trial un on pigs. Sen. Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma and Congressman Harold 3ooley of North Carolina, chairmen of Senate and House Agricul- ire Committees, have introduced a bill to make this experiment. The legal lingo of the bill Isn't much help In understanding how hings would worlc under today's plan and the Brannan plan. But price and it can hardly give it away, j 415. 5O a hundredweight, or experts say the -situations spell out about like this: would The Eyes of the World Freedom cannot exist without law. On the other hand, there must be some experience of freedom In order to frame the sort of laws which can help to safeguard freedom. This paradox is being ruefully discovered by those who are working for greater freedom of information through a United Nations agreement. For. not only the Soviet bloc but other nations which have no long tradition oj freedom of the press are threatening to make the convention on this subject, as It finally emerges from the UN Assembly, a bill of restraints more than a bill of freedoms. There have been victories for the democratic point of view during the fight over the three draft conventions in committee. But before the final agreement is adopted the tendency of governments to restrain may take precedence over the need of peoples for unhampered freedom ol Information. Even if the convention itself is satisfactory In Its final form, the freedoms it alms at will not be automatically ensured by its adoption. Law. to be effective, requires legally constituted power to enforce It as well as Informed public opinion to support It. The continuing straggle of newspapermen sll over the world to get freer access to news is likely to be the single greatest force operating to educate both governments and peoples toward this end. Those who have run underground newspapers in occupied countries, for Instance, understand the problem of freedom and censorship u do few of the diplomats now framing Inler- nallonal law on the subject. Yet the very process of framing law can be educational also. The press of the world Is the eyes of the world. We live in the sort of world that needs to Keep Its eyes wide open. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Live hogs today are selling at around $17.50 a hundredweight. A y«»r ago the price was S31.00. With today's big pig supply a"(i favorable corn prices, no great gilt of prophecy Is remilred to see that the price of hogs may drop further. Trouble Seen in Fall Market When the fall pig rush to marke begins, trouble may be expected Under the present law, the govern ment, will have to go into the mar kel. and buy pit's to keep the pric from fallinB below S1G.50 a him drcdwoifhl, which is DO per cent of parity. To do so would only drive hoj prices down further and make the government's problem worse. Evcn- ually the pork would have to be estroyed. converted into protein anknge feed for hogs, or made into ertilizer or soap. For all this operation .the government would have to operate with a ticker tape in one hand and a checkbook in the other, entering the market whenever the price sagged below $16.60 a hundredweight. How much this would cost cant >e predicted accurately. But for tlie sake of a guess, assume total U. -S. hog marketings of 20.COO.OOO 000 pounds this year, live weight. Then assume that the government would Vmve to buy l.OCO.000.000 pounds to support the market. At $16.50 a hundrcdwei"ht , the government would buy $165.000,030 worth of live hogs. If " the government bought dressed pork, the cost would be S230.000.000, according to Secretary J'roxperfs Bri^lilrr Under I!ramian l'l;in i!j is the prospect, which laces The government could buy live hogs, but that isn't practical. If it buys hogs, it would have to buy them on tho farms, then buy feed and pay the farmers to feed them. So the government would have to buv dressed pork and find cold stor- hundred below the present 90 per cent o! parity support level. Under the Brannan plan, the government would, have to pay the farmers the difference between the market leVel of $15.50 and the "income support standard price." This is the calculated price based on the average price over the past 10 years, stated in terms of today's devaluated dollar. This figures out lo about $17.50. In other words, the government would have to pay the farmers the difference between »n.60 and $15.50. or »2 a hundred for whatever pigs they sold at the $15.50 price. On 2,000,030,000 pounds live- weight, or 10 per cent of the year's pig crop .the cost to the government would be $40,000,000. On 10,000,003,000 pounds, or half the crop, the cost would be $200.000,000. Both the.se figures are less than the cost for 1.000,000,000 pounds under the present law. The consumer would be ahead too. Under the present law, tile ROV- crninent creates an artificial scarc- M.v by withdrawing some of the sup the market. This keeps this serious blow, at least lo some extent. During the past few years physicians generally have realized that the outlook for those who recover from a mild attack is much better than was formerly believed. Coronary thrombosis really began to be recognized only In 1912; for many years the diagnosis was not made except or the most serious cases. Now doctors diagnose milder cases and as a result many patients who have had one or more attacks of coronary thrombosis are known to have survived for a great many ears. Indeed many of those who have had the milder attacks, especially In their earlier years, have been able to resume full, or nearly full, activity, both in their occupations and even physical exertion. Note: Dr. Jordan Is unable to answer individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. QUESTION: I am afflicted with passing blood In my urine and have allied supervision until complete T moral and economic rehabilitation had been achieved. Vishinsky Offers "Plan" When Vishinsky was called on yesterday to state Russia's position he accused the Western powers of departing from the principles laid down in the allied pact made at Potsdam just after the end of thn European fighting. He called for restoration of four-poxver control throughout Germany, as laid down in Potsdam, and for establishment of a German State Council with economic and administrative func- ,ions. This would mean a return to Ihe original controls on Germany and would do away with the newly created German republic. It would be a complete reversal ot much that the Western allies have been working for. Then Vishinsky hit on another controversial issue—the disposition of the great industrial Ruhr, which is the heart of German economy. The Ruhr Valley lies in Western Germany and America, Britain and France already have, worked out « plan for international control j been for eight months. What would J excluding Russia. the government under the present I prices high for tne consumer. Tin law. Now take a look at how it I cons , lrner a jj O pays for the govern mlcrht work under the Brannan mcn t, buying In higher taxes. S< nlari. Tn the first nlacc. there would [ u, e consumer pays twice. ,e Brannan plan, th would get the benefit, be market to ' cau.se the market price of dresse be no government huv'np, to keep i Under tlv up the market price. The Severn- [ consumer we would allow the ou prescribe? ANSWER: This is »n exceedingly angerous thing to let go for so ong. There are many possible and erious causes for blood in the rine and an immediate examina- 1011 Is indicated. 15 Years Ago In Blytheyille R. L. Bannister's golf team beat he Harry W. Haines coif team by a score of 19 to 18 In the first Inkra club tourney of the year held here Sunday afternoon. Err. Edna Nies has returned from a two weeks trip to Ponca City Ofcla., where she spent two weeks with her brother who has been critically ill but who is much Improved A son was born May 2o to Mr. anil Mrs. Jack Applcbaum at Si. .losephn Vishinsky proposed that the Ruhr be placed under control of .lie Big Four, and countries horder- ng Germany. These countries would nclude not only "ihe western nations of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg but Poland and Czechoslovakia on the east. The western foreign ministers followed Vishinsky in rapid succession and with a few pointed words. Acheson was first «nd pinned America's reaction to a striking figure of speech in which h» compared Vlshlnsky's plan with lh« idea of a patient, who had the use of three paralyzed limbs restored, being persuaded to return to the paralyzed condition. Acheson made II clear the Wast wasn't going to undo what had been done in western Germany. Schuman followed in similar strain, und argued ngainyt returning Hospitkf Memphis'. Their first child the starting point iPotsda.nl and * - repeat!..!! old mistakes. Kevin tack- has been named for his father and will be called Jackie. From the files of twenty five years ago. The Osceola Light plant shut down last week for repairs, since which time the city has been without light or power. Otiv uttvocii t/v/i rv atm itutt (,«-"<.» ./*«* - - - it j i *•» ase space lo keep It I can be kept find Its natural supply and demand pork would be allowed lo seek its for only about two years. The gov- level. natural level. And the consumer crnmen. can't sell it below market i Suppose the price dropped to would have to pay less in taxes. IN HOLLYWOOD By Erskine Johnson NBA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Eddie I Cantor was berating Kirk Douglas I on the radio for the horrible way he treats three rjlrl friends in | "Champion." "Why, it was awful." scolded Eddle."You treated them just like dogs. Women don't like that." Kirk yawned and said, "Oh, I don't know about that." Just then Dinah Shore walked up to Kirk, hand him E lc«sh ! and purred, n. I purr: "Here's my leash, Take me for a walk." onlj Dinah can "I've got ft great gimmick for that." Kirk said. "I walk In, immediately pound on the bar and announce: " 'Anybody in the joint cm lick me.' " Rumors that Kirk's head and somebody else's body was used in the advertising stills for the picture. Up until now, he lius played mostly weak neurotics and thos= muscles surprised even Hollywood • In New York I found myself ! putting on boxing trunks nnd pun- Wular Lake, only 15 miles long and six miles at the widest, is the ed up Acheson and Schuman. What all this really means Is that we have entered n new phase of the battle for control of Germany, politco-economic keystone of Europe. Observers think they see In the back of Russia's mind the idea that under the old four powet control, a Soviet dominated eastern German might in due course dominate t series of eight lessons, as no taxpayers' money can be used for this program, except for the use of the building. They run classes every evening the first four days of the week. Mr. Ostrow tells me that there are about 40 persons in each class. Two days are dc-voted to beginners, one day for intermediate classes, and one day for tournament bridge. Mr. Ostrow has a little booklet thn; he uses in the classes called "Modern Basics of Contract." -•number of tlic.sc boc'si were pur- largest permanent fresh-water lake j whole country and thus achieve in all India. It lies at the northwest ' German commnnization. If that view Is correct, then the fight among the powers must fco^ on. The West never will give in Wf any arrangement which will throw Germany under control of the Kremlin. end of the beautiful Vale of Kashmir. More than 80 per cent of the telephones in the United States are Kvated by one system. . ichlng n bag at the New York *' | Athletic Club lo prove to some ncws- 1 paper guy that I was the guy in Tlmt Just about explains the cf- •Champion. 1 It was silly—I'm the feet "Champion" is having on the! guy all right." ladles all over Amerlcn. Kirk Doug- | Those neurotic roles had even las has proved again that women Hollywood forgetting that Kirk was 1 love a heel on the screen. He's (the hotcsl star In celluloid. Here's what has happened to SO THEY SAY I The end of the blockade does not mean merely that trains and trucks are moving again. It has » deeper significance. The people of Berlin have earned their right to freedom, mid to be accepted by those everywhere who love freedom.—Gen. Lucius D. Clay. • • • As a pulmotor pump* life-giving air into dying person, the President's (foreign! program pumps new life into the weakened and despairing peoples of the world who are struggling lo be tree, —Attorney General Tom Clark. * » * The people wanted It that wny, so it's all right with me.—Frank Hague, former mayor ot Jersey Clly, ending a 36-year regime «s political boss, when hl> candidate for mayor was defeated. I Kirk since he slugged his way to I the top as a prizefighter without (a conscience: Slavdom next In a big Warner [picture. "Young Man With a Horn." I Inspired story of nix Uciderbecke. I the fnmous trumpet player, nnd a I seven-year. onc-fllin-R-year Warner I conlrncl good, on paper, for exactly | SI,000.000, Komlnatlon as one of America's i best-dressed men (allhouph he wears boxiuq trunks most of the I time In "Champion"*. Separation from his wife of five | years, former slaw and screen ac- I tr?ss Dlnnn DouRlas. No Connection "But please believe me." he said. intercollegiate wrestling chump at St. Lawrence University before he went to work and put himself thro- uffh dramatic school as a waiter nt Schrsffs. Not to mention little things that have happened: Uke Jack Warner Inviting him to breakfast, lunch nnd dinner all the same day while talking contract. And lil own crack, after the first sneak preview of "Champlon": "I'm success. I'ra finally arrived. Mv agent talked to me this McKENNEY ON BRIDGE "the success of the picture cllrln'l 1 . p. ? • jhnve anvlVitng to do with the separ- ' .4 MetCHRlUC Atton. People may be thinking: The guy has gone Hollywood. 1 1 haven't We separated hcfnvr the filfn was released. Neither nt us is tnlklng about a divorce. I'm hoplnp for n reconciliation." Nomination bv saloon dnmks (is the Buy to pick n flcht with to me bv Albert A. Ostrow, the direc prove he's us touch as he Is on the lor of bridge at Brooklyn College screen (Up to now rrsnved ex- The college now includes bridge If cluslvely for E, Flynn. H. Hocnri its ruUill educational program and a. Ratl.) However, they do charge for f//j,se/,s Contarct By William E. MrKcnney America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Today's le.«son hand was given t A7542 V JO «K J106 + KQS Lesson Hand—N-S vi:t. South West North East Pass Pass Pass I V Pass 2 V 2 * 4 * Pass Pass Pass Opening—* 1 zfi Migratory Insect HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted •r.;;cl, the •-— br !["''fly S j', ^:.n.£is jn too. 13 Get ready M Skirmish 15 PCI mil 2 Native metal 3 Seine 8 Merganser 8 Whirlwind 10 Rubber tree 16 Type ot fabric U Golf mound 18 Even (conlr.) '2 Fowl 28 Crosswise 19 Mimic 17 Georgia (ab.) 34 Narrow inlet 20 Reverential 19 Goddess of 37 Weep f car infatuation SB inquire 22 Remain in 21 Greek letter 39 Chinese unit readiness 22 Instrument of 25 Ancient Irish combat capital M Handled 29 Graded (her.) M That thing 30 Fish sauce ^ <" ! "-' il "~ " of weight •13 Pitcher •M Be quiet! 45 Roman road ' 26 WinRlikc port « Genus of chased and sent to the trainii camp of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Here's a hand that combines Iw points of play. The opening lea of the seven oi spades was won wi the ace and a spade trumped. Tw rounds of trump were taken Whe the jack fell from the South han the declarer now decided to try f an end piny. He cashed the ace ol rliife and led a small club, hopii.g that South would have to lead into • he diamond ace-queen. South, ivwcver. continued with the king ot C 'NOW North must take a nice defensive play, he must trump this trick with the four of hcart-s and now lead the nine of diamonds If East play.s low, It will hold the trick North must continue with another diamond and this will defeat tnc contract. SI While 32 April (ab.) 33 Golf term 35 Daybreak (comb, form) 3d Auricular 38 Exclamation 40 Approach 41 Is seated 42 Affirmative 45 Writing fluid 47 Pilch 50 ft is icienlified l>y a double row of • spots around the wing margins 52 Chemical suffix SSPufT up S7 Regrets 5!) Hinder 60 Expungors VERTICAL 1 Master of Patent Law (ab.) 27 Reiterate insects 17 Scatter 48 Malt drink • 19 Rodent .11 Anger .Y2 Individual 53 Steamer (ab.) 54 S-shaped worm 5G .Symbol lor tellurium 55 Electrical unit