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PAGE rout BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 17, 194C VHB BLTrmVILLB OOUKOOt N>WS '. JAMBS L. VERHOBFF. Mttor : THOMAS H, ATKINS. AdmtWaf -V10U.-I On "•»• •Blend IM Hoood dMi •• at Hjrttwrtlfe. ArfcttMM, i October ». U1T. ' Ml (COM- lUTM . By carrier to tb» elts <* Btjtbrrtlto «r •uburban town wh«t» ourtar •rrto* to lamed, Mo per w«ek. or Mo P*r •ootb. »y mall. wttfcta * nuttuc of 4* mllM, *CM pw ««. (3.00 for 4* BNOUu. tlM for U>»» month*. „ mull .juuld* W mil* •oo*. IIMt ptr n»r .»)»DI«- Ul Time Out for Repairs The Senate, which has been trying rather desperately to cope with most of the nation's pressing ills all at once, took time out the other day for a little sclf-iinprovmeiit. The result was a bill reorganizing and streamlining congressional procedure which is excellent u.s far as it goes.'And it goes quite a Ions way. The I senators discarded one or two mossy, cherished traditions, and it must have wrung some of the older, more conservative hearts to do so. But they voted themselves and their colleagues in the House a ?5000-a-year salary increase by way of heart balm. They also provided some generous social security which will permit them to retire with dignity and a pension after 62 years upon this earth, provided that six of those years were spent in Congress. To enlarge upon the wisdom of that move might lead to some unflattering examples. So perhaps it is : enough to say that the pension appears to be a wise investment. Among the reorganization bill's chief virtues are a deduction in the number of committees, expert assistance for appropriations committees, eiiough money to hire capable help for other administrative and research duties, and the registering of lobbyists. A lot of senators have enjoyed the power, prestige and importance of many committee memberships. But they real- -ly pay for their enjoyment in hard work. Besides answering their mail, .^having their ears bent-by constituents, . understanding all current legislation, being .on the floor for debate and vot- : Jng, they arc also at present supposed . to be experts on all the various, com- i'pjex specialized subjects which they ; have to wrestle with in a half dozen ! committees to which they may belong. •• It is just too much to do efficiently. .Besides, the same general legislative ' subject may slop over into two or three "different committees, all of which adds ' to the confusion, delay and red tape. As for appropriations, Congress has generally had to take an executive department's word for what it needed, and why. The members have been busy enough without endeavoring to fathom the inner workings of outside agencies. Consequently, they have approved or slashed budgets through ignorance, caprice, benevolence and sheer cussedness. Provision lor expert assistants will give the committees some boys on their side whom they can trust, and who presumably will know what they're talking aboui. The new bill .should ease group pressures not only through registration and financial accountability of lobbies, but by the establishment of majority and minority comitlccs which would put major issues on a party basis. This last is something that Commerce Secretary Wallace suggested a while back, except that the Senate bill stipulates no reprisal it 1 some nigged individualist refuses to hew to tile party policy line. In short, there is a promise of bel- ter government in the Senate bill. If the House concurs, the result ought to win Congress a unanimous cheer. And that's a sweet .sound that the legislators haven't he-art! in a long time. Views of Others " . . . and have not charity As schools gn<l colleges open wide to the sou toueli ol June, an anxious onlooker scans the faces of outpouring graduates. She is not much like a goddess, this tattered flame of Peace, but she Is still hopeful as she asks: "What have you learned, you young men and women, in the years thai led up to this moment? How to be doctors and lawyers, scientists and aitlsmns, engineers and architects 1 / Fine! The world— anil I— hnve need of that knowledge. But we imve more need ol .something else, that something which Henry Drummond has rightly e.illed 'The Greatest Thing in the World'— charity or brotherly love. Natural scientists have discovered many wonders, bill (.heir lalest-lhc atom bomb— has emphasized anew how far they arc from achieving man's protection from the work of his own hands. And engineers, despite marvelous material ieals, have never succeeded hi building a bridge or friendship around th c globe, or architects in creating One World. "Bui there Is an unliilling way 'to make your culling and election sure,' as the Apostle I'clcr lias pointed on I. II is to add 'to your knowledge, temiwrnnce; and to temperance, patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and ,to brotherly kindness charity.' '"So I ask of yon what you have learned of fair play, ol unselllshness, ol true charity, tol- crcncc, brotherly love, and the recognition that there is but One I'tuher whloh Is so necessary realization ol unc World— and to me, Fur my hope rests in you." ClIliJSTlAN KUIENCE MONITOR. A Tense Moment, What? *,IN HOLLYWOOD. KV KRSKINK JOHNSON NKA Staff Curresponilciit I/AS VKGAS, Ncv. J'.mc 14. INKAI—We're out In the Wild West, where the neon lights arc brighter, the Pony Express Is n 10-lon bus, the girls' bathing suits arc scan- tlcr, and the dice and (he Ramblers aoam. This is where, K<i Gardner says, they hanged a fellow (or violating the code of the range because he said a discom-iiKing word. Oh, home, home, on the air-con- dllioned range, Wiicre the divorcees and the movie .stars play. Where seldom Is heard a discouraging word, And the swimming pool Is not mply all diiy. Hcally, thai. C!ol(t-Rush In '49 ani compare with the Las Vegas old rush oC ••![). We've always oimd Las Vegas a fantastic; place, .ill It's roaring now as it never las before. The swank, million-dollar hotels — El Hancho Vegas, Lust Frontier, 31 Cortez. and Nevada Blltmorc — ice jammed. Movie stars, mi lires, socialites and plain John Docs re standing two deep al the rou- <?lt c and dice tables. NIGHTLY NEW YEAR'S KVK Every gambling casino in town —and there's one on almost every corner—is grossing from $:iOOO to $5000 a night. And every night is Ike New Year's. Eve. Even Maxwell Kelch's local ra- lio station is in the mood—its call .ctlers arc KBNO. (That's n gam- Dling game, too.) Yon call (he Lucky Cab Company, and the number is Til. More swank casinos, plush ho- :els, and fancy dude ranches are going up. Barbara Hutton, they say, is Kinking a small fortune into till 1 half-completed flamingo which will be a gilt casino with hotel t. WASHINGTON COLUMN Accentuating the Positive to SO THEY SAY Tills Is .1 war against, fnmhie. More lives arc at stake now than ai any time during the war. Let's give food the same kind of priorities we gave war materials.--Eric W. Johnson. American Fi lends Committee olflclal. By 1'KTKlt EUSON NK\ Washington Corrcssiomleni WASHINGTON, June 17. — The imijortiint part of President Tru- mnn's veto of the Cuse strike-control hill was not that it took him clghL long pates, single-spaced, to say "no."' It was that in his mr.s- sagc he spelled out a constructive U-noint program lor the solution of labor troubles. Eliminallng lhe negative parts of Mi c message and accentuating lhe losillve, one discovers thai the ^resident came u[> with Ihls bill ol larliculars for congressmen, cm- •loyer.s, and labor leaders to stick u Ihcir noo<[les: 1. Th c oulslnncliiig domestic prob- cm is that of securing an incrcH-sf of production. Strikes oncl lockout 1 K ire the greatest, handicaps (o production. They should; therefore, be reduced to a minimum. 2. The temporary srlike-control legislation is still needed, it should be effective for only ^ix month after the oflicia! termination of hostilities. It should be applicable only to those few industries which ll< t government lias {taken, ctver : and it v/fyoti • • thq; Hxiidchl by.: !prpclan;i.i- tlfyi 1 . 'has: : de;larfcd, thntKm. ciucj-- gtncy aia'itifti* tlie'ehlin? e'conon exists. 3. Permanent legislation needed. II should lead lo i range labor policy designed (luce work stoppages in a'l against the government in a national emergency arc considered es- scnlud lo the maintenance . jovoumicnlal niUhorily, though his injunction right should not General Duty By LUCY AGNES HANCOCK \ CopriigHI by Luqr Afiwi Hancock V On* MtorKir nip Rf Di.trib.tiJk, NIA SERVICE, INC ITIU ntral a. liadlj Injured fcoy 1M» HerrlTInp: irklle Sully In on <1«( T . Tfcry irj- to Icftvr wilkoKt *ny explanation line l>r. \villo. tkhy c.ll. th, I'liilee. Afl«r lhe •Mipiclmu clinr- JictcrM kKTe Hern 1nk» !• liriiv- <ianrieT8. the light* In the h«»- pilal Kn nnl. Snlly and Margnret are nlune In Ihr dnrkrnen Re«rlv- *nff^roo»n when they hear • *hn1. An .«nknoTrn mnn enlrrit, telu them to rrmiiln where they «rc lr f.-er wijih to nrot« nnnleanant rnmitllirntloHR, the* •Innptienm, Thc llphlH fn nn nEain bnt there I* Bo Iraee of hint. * * * IX QAL.L.Y closed the door and re- lj / turned to the others. "I don't suppose we shall ever find out," she said regretfully. "I hate practical jokes — if that's what it was; but what else could it have been? He must have been terribly wet." She fled to the corridor and examined the floor. Fresh loot- marks were clearly shown mounting the s}airs to lhe Joyer and on lo the front door which was now locked. That, in itself, was odd. That front door was never locked. s alsc louy lo re- ind'is thnt door also. "Now in case of lire 1 should be held for murder—certainly for negligence," he told them. "How about the boy?" Sally asked. "Is he going to be ail right?" "I imagine so," thc doctor said. "Hell still unconscious and will probably remain so for some time. A, bad concussion. Otherwise he shoufc come along all right. Ho will probably be lame for some time though. His foot tind ankle were pretty badly smashed. Looks to me like the .work of a hit and run driver—unless, of course, lhe thugs who brought him in arc the culprits. Doc doesn't think so. He figures they're the tools—of s gang, perhapj. Just what Bang he wasn't prepared to say—yet. Fine- looking lad. Nice features—good hands." "I hope they get thc bensfs who are responsible," Sally said fiercely. "I wonder if there's any connection between—" . She turned to the oUicrs who had followed. "There! See the footprints? He came In this door — probably just before the lights went out" "We might both have been murdered!',' Margaret breathed, shud- 'dering with dread. "Now who on earth would want to murder you, Maggie?" Doctor "Don't get same, Hillock demanded, morbid ideas. Just the though, 1 intend doing a bit of investigating when it gets light. .This whole affair is most unusual town like LintonviUe, Hi opened the Jront door »nd Miked out Nothing was to be seen. ' Wind, cold and wet, roared into fh~ ;&* wilou'e and he hastily ihut it ..•••ui, turned the key in the lock toot ltd the way back into Receiv- fe£ wbcre be proceeded to lock "JVOT a chance," 'the young in- terne grinned, his eyes jeering. "You and Doc should get together on this, Maynard. Between you, you could write a really blood-eongcaling scenario. Maybe make a million. Who knows?" Sally stiffened and Margaret Adams said stanchly: "I don't think it's so ridiculous. Maybe this stranger was thc perpetrator of lhe foul deed—a guilty conscience and all that. Had to follow up and sec how it ended. Could be, you know —only there's the shot. How docs that come into the picture?" "You tell me," Doctor Hallock said, shaking his head dubiously. "We'll have a look around in the morning. You said It was quite "Just the same—" Sally began; but the resident, entered and she said nothing more. "Why nol take Doe into your confidence, girls?" the interne sug- Kested. "He might even have the solution already worked out." It was Margaret Adams who told the story and while she was talking Doctor Willoughby's brow wrinkled in deep thought. His clear blue eyes stared at her for a long moment before he said firmly: "No doubt it ties up with this other." Sally threw a triumphant glance I tiie younger doctor who grinned ind winked at her in reply. She bit her lip and blushed furiously. • * * you know the voice again?" the resident asked, liis face wandering from one to Lhe other. Margaret shook her head. "I was too scared," she confessed. I—I think I should. Doctor," Sally snid. "It was the voice of breeding—at least of an educated man—quite different from cither of those two with the boy." She knew Doctor Hallock's amused eyes were on her and went on: "It puzzles me that he knew where (he door of Receiving was located and thai the door was locked. You sec it was absolutely dark in here. Thc lights were out." "Oh, there ore people who can see quite well in the dark, Maynard," lhe resident explained, thus quarhing her theory of a practical oke by a hospital employe. "Of course he may have hrcn lurking be made available to private employers. 11. A way must be found to prevent the jurisdietional strike. 12. The anti-trust laws sfiouU be made applicable to conspiracies between employes and labor organizations designed to restraii trade. Nebraska's largest industry meal packing, followed by dair; products and flour milling. attached. A local fellow who bought some land Iwo miles from lown in 1C40 for $500 .sold it lhe other day for $400,000. Al Riddle's Scenic Tout's take care of the honeymooiu'is. "Tour No. 0-de luxe wedding" cos's •. $46.50 per couple and includes J "complete services at lhe Llt'Je ] Church of lhe West, organ music, iccnse fee, minister marriage fci 1 . corsnse, witnesses, and tour of the city." Divorces come higher, willi ^7 "Utorncys at your service. You can .ive at one of the swank hotels for around $20 a day for .six weeks or sweat it out in a $1.50-:i-nienl motel. IlEII.nOltADO JUr.II.KK We had thought the: town might be u little gayer dining lhe annual Hclldoruda Celebration, when ah thr^ natives dress up in ol'l frontier costumes and the gentlemen compete to see who can (;L'O'.V the fanciest beard. Kill Hulh Lush and Jimmy Ro*. who handle publicity for Bill Moore's Chamber if commerce, said the town Is perpetually cay. Even Nick, (he dret'k. took only two headache lablcl.s after losing $10.000 al the dice lablc. Anywhere else, he lakes four. The Ilcllclornclo whoopee brought thousands of visitors, Ed Gardner's radio .show, and a licnubltu film company to town. Republic filmed old-limer parades, baby contests, an<| rodeos for u Roy no^eis-Uale Evans western titled "Ilcldorado." The censors eliminated one T over strong protests from the Chamber of Commerce. • Indians in the United Stales numbered 3M,Dli9 in 1040, with 83,125 of this amount being in Oklahoma, and 55.070 in Arizona. Congressman Aniwer (o Previous Fuczle THIS CURIOUS WORLD near?" "Right outside — so close' it sounded as if it might even have bc«n fired at the porch. Probably iroxind lhe grounds for some tune before the lights went out." 'A fine night to lurk," Doctor :[allock said and lor some reason Sally felt better. "We'll get tht: police in on the case and without doubt it will be straightened out in a matter of hours," Doctor Willoughby said with conviction. And now morning came on apace—<a gray wet dawn—and at seven oVlock Sally and Margaret welcomed their relief. M breakfast neither mentioned their experience of the night before and after the meal they went up to their rooms in the Annex and to bed. . . (To B« Continued) «i tries. To this end. the creation a joint concessional committee again recommended. H would be i required to study lhe whole subject of labor relations and report its finding!; wilhln six months. FMITU-COMAU V ACT DRAWS PRESIDENTIAL l-'IKE •I. Hepeal of the smiL',i-C'.>n;illy War Labor Disputes Act is c.iilid for by inference. Mention is i:isi;le of the fact that President. Roosevelt, in vetoing this mcasmc Uirce vears afio. warned that it won'il not iMscn, but would promote, industrial strife. Congress knew better and passed the act ovjr his veto. Roosevelt was right. The Department of I.abur should be slrcngllicnc:!, ami tli,- H. s. Orientation Service Simula be .strengthened within il Tin crca'ion of „ new innlialio:, M-IV- Icc outride thc Department »f l.i- bor would | )0 a str p backward. 6 The llubbs nnlt-rnckrtcri-ii". bill to prevent intcrfrreticr- w"h mlcrstat,, commerce by robbery ,,",.„ extortion is endorsed in principle It should nppl v lo ij,,,,, ,,„!,,!„...,,," I and employe The President '.s;:, T i' tics, however. Hut such a bill tun. noi Impair tb c right of bona fi labor organizations to carry <•• their legitimate objectives Thrvr> would include thc right to slrikc and picket peacefully. 7. Workers' welfare funds, such as that recently given John I,. Lewis for lh c United Mine Workers, should be created by collective bargaining. Any governmental restrictions on the administration n! these funds need long and careful study before enactment. 8. The full risht of supervisory employes to th c benefits of <•<•>!>,". five bargaining cannot be lie! i My In-own aside. On the other I-.HK: management is entitled to ]n,.i.n protection. Thc line defininr; jj,,, separating th c rights of I a I mi a», mnniigcincnt should b= curi'in, and acrurately drawn. <'"NTKACT OKSEKVANn; Is lll:r.T) A UNION IHiTY 3. Lnlwr unions should b> }.•• respnnslWc for violations u[ "; n cnntracts, though not to ih ..-i .,, of destroying labor's |irn!rvt;n: against Iniuctioiis. ns Biinran'i^., i under the Norris-LnOiiardii ,\, r I 10. Injunctlcns retm?M"ci | IV :i; UNLIKE OPIUM, MOM - HABIT-FORMIN& DISTAMT RELATIVES A\AY Live NEARBY," S'ays ALPRED A\ARCHETTI, FOR. KACH ONE DOZEN EGGS A HEM CONSUMES ABOUT POUNDS i HO-MZONTAI, 1,5 Pictured U. S. 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SIDE GLANCES Qglbralrii -H*-^ 1 y. b-n COrfi. 1946 BY \E« SESVICI. tNC. T M K.C. U T>T OFF >ur Boarding House with Maj'. Hoople "Thnl's three limes this week lhc car hiis broken down— I'cmiiiils me of llic jnl.opy \vc had in (He grxxl old depression days when we covildn'l buy n new one because we didn.'l have uuy money!" '"i IN LET ME SM THAI I REGARD AN CAPTURE OF THOSE Fl\l& GANGSTERS AS TRNIM-~- t^ 8UTOhi£\JERY lAArJDX 6E& ^ EVlDEMCE THKT MV FEW \M1LL ] GO OOWM is) HI&TOR.Y AS 601N& DOVMMtt Hc'O 1M HtSToeV/( COWCLUO-' , is A6 CORRECT) INJG FOR. l AN HOUR, 8DT -L GUE&S WlS REALUV y noes rr/. x>

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