PAOK SIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (AKK.X COUUffiR tjpt p.rragviLLg corona 119*79 ' ' OCW !•*• OCX . HADCBB, . L. \;_^acann», 1 TBOMAB R, ATKINS, crm Oetttar », Wi7. a •ct at Ooo- ttu United RATM* cantor to Ui» CUT o« Blrtbmjl* or *nj town vbete cantor **r*1cc I* main- Me i*r wect or Vc per math. Bj null. vithlD a ndiut of 40 mile*. M-M [Mr few, tt-« tor rix o*oafcb«, $140 for tbj»t mootk*; or maD ouuMe (0 rail* «oo«, »10JO ptt rttr te admce*. Victory for State Rights The decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court Wednesday -.upholding the constitutionality of Act 107 of the 1945 legislature is a victory for shite rights against the right of the federal | government to dictate lo states how they shall hold their elections. Act 107 v;as passed by the General j Assembly to comply with a decision > of the Federal Court prohibiting racial 1 discnniinatior; at the polls in elections | where . fed era. 1 offices were lo be filled. i The act also was passed with the ! idea.fon the part of the legislators that I the state should be allowed to run its f elections for state, district, and county j officials in the manner prescribed by i laws of long striding, and under j party regulations which recite who I CM,, and who cannot, vote in a pri- ( mary. i| The Supreme Court opinion written I by Associate Justice Frank G. Smith j states thr.t the court is "concerned not i with ills wisdom of the legislation but in whether the legislature had the right to separate the federal offices from the others in the holding of party prim?ries." The. coi rt held that the legislature has the right to make the separation. '. And the decision was reached by unanimous decider; of the court. A similar ruling by the United States Supreme court would make the victory for states in the battle of states rights versus federal control of nation-wide importance. Toward a Negative Equality In comnifcniing- of the Big Four deadlock over 'iJ.cste, Georges Bidault, the French foreign minister, made a remark which, though depressing and a little puzzling, is at the same time curiously illuminating. "What we really are seeking," he said, f'is an equality of dissatisfaction." Thus is seems that the firm resolution, tentative conc/>;' hot words and cold logic expn • •j SKIon > four meetings of the foreign.4 .. ln ..''.,/.;.—. -—. _!__/<!' ministers I'l'fyJjT have not even brought them to a jwint where they can agree to disagree. This is Discouraging news for the whole world. But it is probably to be expected in what is surely one of the most perilous and unpredictable periods of peace in history. And at the moment there seems no solution except to continue the search of which M. Hitlaull spoke. "Equality of dissatisfaction" is easier to comprehend generally than to explain precisely. But it must mean a sort if negative compromise in which opposing objections can be brought near enough to a state of balance .to permit it step toward active, positive, co-operation. So far Ku.ssin's dissatisfaction has seemed to be complete in all matters t)f international discussion, large and small. The American and British altitudes were for time more pliable. They seemed to be motivated by an earnest desire for free and friendly association, and mi agreement for pcoce and harmony on a .supra-national plane which would not interfere too greatly with present domestic concepts and practices. Hut concession found Russia as adamant and demanding a.s ever. Then our diplomacy took a turn toward what has been described, aptly if over- Rim ply, as a policy of "getting tough with Russia." Maybe that is somewhat the same thing as M. Bidault's more polite "equality of dissatisfaction." This was an almost inevitable countermove to match a Russian diplomacy which seems born of a desire for "one world" of Russian design. Even international matters of passing importance are, to such a diplomacy, reflections of a drift toward or away from that "one world." Thus nothing is insignificant, in the Big • Four or United Nations meetings. Every indication of a deviation from the Russian design must be challenged and combatted. It !»„ Becoming increasingly clear ihtit the defeat of fascism settled bnly one profound political question. Two others remain: Must the world be dominated either by communistic dictatorship or constitutional democracy, or can both governmental systerna exist in a friendly, peaceful world? On those questions an equali^v, dissatisfaction may already .)*;»/ exist. The official Am*-) littidc is known to The. official RI-J, ;) . ..... . parently ; -..=-^* lslftn » Ullll < lc '* firmntive f . . , Answer to that second <mes- only solution short of war. '•^ogress toward that affirmative iiswcr will continue to be slow and ^painful and disheartening, barring an immediate miracle. There may even be a complete, precarious standstill. But eventually the journey must be resumed. And if the world is to be saved it must bo along the road of tolerance and freedom. FRIDAY, JUNE 28, IfUfl History Repeats in Reverse HE BALL WITH GOTTA BE- REORGANIZED,' * .IN HOLLYWOOD ... EV ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, June 28. <NEA>o McCarey, recently announced as the earner of the country's biggest salary, Is now passing out nickels to friends. No dimes.. .Humphrey uoirarl, with 18 months to go ot Warner Bros., has been offered a 15-year contract thnt will net his $4,000,0(10. He will turn It dowu in favor of free-lancing.. .Producer Harry Sherman was unable to resist the lure of the ham, and will play a stagecoach driver in "Ramrod." • • • Kathcarlne Hapburn's next for M-G-M will be "Song of Love," for Clarence Brown.... .Enterprise reports an International (vmtab coming up for "Arch of Triumph." Working on the script will be German-born Erich Maria Remar- que, Swedish Ingrld Bergman, French Charl?s Boycr, American producer David Lewis, director Lewis Milestone. Russian, and film- writer Irwln Shaw—from Brooklyn. JOAN AND HETTE PALS? The Joan Crawford-Bette Ouvis fend apparently has ended. They lunched together In the Warner Ciieen Room. ..Lauren Bacal) will ct the lead in "Calamity Jane"... Robert Sherwood ts writing "The il'e of Hurry Hopkins." • • • Van Johnson and Gene Kelly flve devised a rhumba-samba rou- ne which they call the "Van-ge.i." 'an and June Allyson will dance in "High Barbaree."- •. AiuUey 'otter, who landed the role of Bob Montgomery's leading-lady in "Lady n the Lake," because she sexclliug." used to be a Sunclay- chool teacher in Jollet, III Esther Williams gets 10 bathing- WASHINGTON COLUMN Sabotaging Atomic Energy Dwrght D. Eisenhower backed out and gave their support to the Senate bill. And that left Andy May way out on the end of a Ions, limb, holding a dead and smelly duck, BY PETER EDSON NBA Washington Correspondept WASHINGTON. June 28. (NEAI —Sabotage by the House Military Affairs Committee of the Senate- Passed McMahon atomic energy control bill Is rapidly driving the scientist May-Johnson bill and on himself. The Senate ji'U 1 wrote an entirely ,£'' A j£i'-$ay £& tt and bill. The -y of War and Gen. Before 1920. carrots were scldon eaten in the United States, but b\ 1941. 18.000,000 bushels were pro duced annually. siiit changes In "This Time for Keeps." "Summer Holiday," Metro's musical version of "Ah, Wilderness." will even have Walter Huston chirping a lew tunes.. .Perfect casting: BtiKtcr Keaton and deadpan Virginia O'Brien n s father ami daughter In Red Skelton's "Merlon of ihe Movies." . ..Sneak 'preview of "Holiday in Mexico," we hear, showed the highest audience reaction to an M-G-M musical in years. HE CAN TAI,K, ALI, KIGHT Harold Lloyd will surprise Hollywood with his fast talking In "The Sin of Harold, Diddleback." Preston Sturges showed us some of the film—and Harold sounds like Pat O'Brien In "The Front I'age." And this from a fellow who was afrnid of "talkies" because he thought he couldn't talk. Few people know it, but Charley Bntterworth. just before liis death, had agreed lo star in the new George Kaufman - Nnnally Johnson play, "Park Avenu?"—one of the best roles of his career... Promised and hoped for: Virginia Mayo clnil only in :i blurt', slip -or a scene in "The secret Life of Walter Mittv.".. .Nancy Kelly ami her husband are the latest to suffer from the housing shortngc. They're living in a trailer cam]]. Producer Hunt strombcrg Is celebrating his 25th anniversary in Hollywood.. .Sonja Henie is denying those rumors of romance with Rocky Grnziano. the middleweight sensation.. .The Andrews Sistevs' ne'.v xecorLyng, iy Avocado," hau sold close to a million records. p.- An- Composer HORIZONTAL 1,8 Pictured operatic- composer H Flier 15 Bird 10 Wags .. ^ VERTICAL. 1 Town in Selangor 2 Cameroon river 3 Metropolis 4 Owns burg tion . '.- . «' /. t ,iu-Amencan at• , ,, ,. reject the termer. General fbjL)'-: — /,', ucr Agnt: Himcotk Diitributtd by NEA SERVICE, MC * LUCY AGNES HANCOCK ^ patient in 415 was suffer!:-,- bilisry diabetes and was j'jvi in a critical condition. His '"skin was yellow as saffron and he was weak and inordinately depressed. He had been in the hos- ipital six weeks and already three .nurses had been on the case suc- ;ceeding each other ot two-week 'intervals. The three girls met in jSalJy Maynard's room one aftcr- ; noon following the first night, of jher handling of the cose. Sally ;who had slept until 3 was dress- ling to go out for a walk before ^dinner. i Norma Hclden sat stiffly on the iWindow scat. Her mouth wn j sullen and her eyes stormy. Some• how iri spite of the girl's obvious (enmity for' Sally Maynard, she persisted in haunting her presence. "Don't try to tsll us you don't mind 415, Silly Maynard," Dora cnci. , ''Even if you say so I wouldn't bel:ave you. Nobody could. poFsibly endure much less where the air Is less rarefied. 'Bye. Sec you at dinner." The door closed after her and the remaining three stared silently at each other for a long moment before Dora Bronson spoke. "Don't mind Holden, girls," she advised evenly. "She's got a bad case of internitis. She's gone completely goofy over our irresistible Doctor Kildare and I say devoully: 'God help her!' She hasn't as much chance there as a mushroom in one of Mrs. Billings' rug- outs or whatever she calls them. And while we're on the subject of food," she went on, "my stomach is empty. Let's go out somewhere and eat." Maynard for a moment before the i;ivl hastily turned to senrcli fur something in her desk. She had been avoiding Doctor Hallock since the day ho had taken such upf<iir advantage of her. "I hadn't noticed," Dora said, reply to Margaret's remarks. Maybe it's Uolden. You know he's mad about him and some- ow 1 can't see him foiling for cr. Can you?" (I •T ET'S go to Lowe's," Sally said. 'We'll have time to make there and back before 7." "These weekly binges sort of make up for the routine meals we get here, don't garet Adams because I have «j}oy that old reprobate.' 'I jipn't understand how you got it, *t»ynsttd, :i Norma broke in, her too* bitter. "Yours are mostly lib* band-picked cases. It's the reit of .us whc draw the untouch- It seems »t, : nur Margaret Adams saw Sally's f*f« charge as IJorma talked and admired the.gM's self-control. :': 5 Mr. Fowler isn't an easy case," implied. "B-tt the rnan is suf- *nd terrioly uncomfortable. to me that when we, who , nurjiw .; und perfectly well, m lire ibapUiing of what the pa- tWpt'la endurint, .'* should make i»'<for*W th« unpieasant phases^- ratfce up eazcr .to help him.'! , £ fSpoken Nlto o true follower Of ; ; jtered ^lorm*. 'get- fe*t. "HI leave you ofyth* noble Flrssle- to don't they?"* Mar- said. ''Here I cat ve to—not because I really enjoy eating. Sec what I mean? Dora's roguish eyes surveyed the ample waist of the older nurse and she grinned. "You look well nourished, Moggie," she said. "I'm not really overweight for my height," Margaret countered "Maybe five pounds or so, but '. need every one o£ them the wa I work." "You're Just right," Dora said contritely, and- laughed. "There we go again — admiring each other and I don't think it's good for us Makes us self-satisfled and insu lar." "Speaking of self-satisfaction girls,'' Margaret said. "Have yo noticed Doctor Hallock lately What's become of his ccmipla ctncy? The man I6oki/w° rr i« and almost , unhappy. /I Wonde ' , what't happened. .-Her eye j|«et of [ SIDE GLANCES iT shook her head. Sally made no comment and ontinucti her search. At last she aid, her face still averted: "nun long. I'll be with you just as oon.iis I find that letter." Instantly alert, Dora asked, "It ouldn't by any chance be from Ulair, could it, Sally?" "Blair is dead," Sally replied nd thought: Now I suppose I'll lave to tell more lies. "You're not sine," Dora pointed iut. "Missing doesn't necessarily nean dead. He may bo a prisoner omewliere." "And who is this Blair, if I may be so bold without olTense?" Mav- jaret demanded, looking from 3ora's inquisitive face lo Sally's bent figure. Dorn clapped her hand to her mouth. "Gosh, Sally!" 'she cried. 'I'm sorry. Bu ell Maggie, loo? "There's really nothing to tell," Sally replied, coming up for oir and minus the letter for which she had been, ostensibly, searcu- i'cw J. May of Prcston- ^, J^Tty.. chairman of the House Viflitary committee, because of his (claying tuctlcs. May is supposed to have agreed but his committee would okay the bill as passed by the Senate, then eck House Rules Committee ap- jroval tor permitting amendments o be offered from the floor. It was believed that this would speed .ip action. When the House Military Affairs Committee met to consider the bill, iiowever, Chairman May said, "\Vc will now proceed to read.the bill." Well, the bill Is 46 pages IOLIK. H consists of 20 sections, each about as important, over the long hr.ul. as anything that will be done by Congress this year. The congressmen proceeded to examine it line by line, taking their own .sweet time. In the first week of intense cerebral fissioning, the committee tot through only seven sections. KHriJIll.lCANS LKAI) THE Itlll.'S OPPOSITION The chief objections to the bill come from half a dozen Republican members of the committee— Dewcy Short of Missouri. Chiules H, Cluson of Massachusetts, J. Parncll 'Iliomns of New Jersey, Thomas E. Martin of Iowa, Pan! Shnfcr of Michigan, and Charles H. Elston of Ohio. Democrats Ewtng Thomason of Texas, John J. Spurk- man of Alabama, and Chet Hola- field of California, with Republican Leslie c. Arends of Illinois, want to get the bill out bnt arfi helpless while reading the bill Is in the .H'dor of business under Chairman May's ruling. The result is that a whole flock of amendments arc in the innkliv.' which may well start a long fight, on the floor of the House, require long conference with the Senate to iron out differences, and delay the bill Interminably If not wreck It completely. If there is no action before Congress goes home in miri- July, things atomic are apt to b:: in a terrible mess. Sections of the McMahon bill which the House committee is considering for amendment include not only Ihc milling of a represeiita- ive of the armed services back on the five-man atomic clingy commission, the provision about which there has been most discussion. >lso at stake arc the llcens'.n- and patent arrangements, the Fact Lhat the govtn-nment would hav< monopoly control of manufacturing, and the fact that private enterprise would not be able lo take over the future of atomic energy and develop it in its own way. ng. "A man I know was lost the Pacific area at the beginning of Iho war. Nothing has been heard of him sLnce. That's nil." All!" cried Dora. "You left out the best part — the only part that counts. They were lovers, Maggie: She was practically engaged to this IBlair — something or other. Anyway, he went to wnv and never come back. And in consequence, our Sally Intends devoting her bruised and broken life to good works." Margaret was watching Sally in Wonder. So that was the explanation of . her aloofness. A dead loVer. Well, it made sense, in « way. "I wonder if that's what ails Ilallock," sh« asked herself. ___ . _(X« B« *..> COPH IMC E1V NEA Sf SYIC* I. REC. U S- PAT- OFF. &-ZS 'I'm :ilYni<l Honry is lot) pnci'f'rlif Ibis year-lie's plii in- tnoi-t: Ihaii I'll be able lo weed i»n<l cultivate!" THIS CURIOUS WOf*U> rritHAI'S MAY IS KVKNINO A roi.rricAi, scour. To Chairman Andy May. all this may be In the nature of a swell chance to get even for a double double-cross. Last fall President Triimnn sent to Congress a War Department draft of R bill to control atomic energy development Chairman May introduced it in the House and Edwin C. Johnson ot Colorado In the Senate- It was the May-Johnson bill about, which controversy raged all last whiter. Chairman May cracked his whip, with full administration backing They wanted full sp^ed ahead. Mas- gave It to them. After short hearings, his House Military Affairs Committee approved It. Then everybody jumped on the YOU READ A PAPER, VOU LOOK OVER IT," Sayr . PE66V ANN 60SNELL, H EMETINE, A NEWLY DISCOVERED SEUI- PBfiCIOUS STONE.UWS USED IN 312,000 19 Ho was ;n Germany 20 Some 21 Rely :3 Past :4 North DuUola (ab.) :5 Either -6 Butterfly 8 Preposition :0 Web-footed bird 1 Freshet i3 Underworld Rod 34 Crow call 35 Escapes Pots 10 Behold! A:icnt 12 Rupees (ab.) 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