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PAGE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1949 BLVTHEVI1XB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HA1NE8. Publisher JAUES L. VERHOEFF Editor PA01 D. HUMAN, AdverUiin*. Uantayr •ol* National) Advertlslni ReprwenUtlYe*; W*H*c« Wltaet Co, New York, Chlu«o, Detroit, liemphlx. Intend »J ttcond cl*«* mutter tt the port- **f|c* at Blytheville, Arkanau, under art ol Con- |r*M, October i, 1017. Member ol The Associated Pits* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier ID the city ot Blytbevlll* or inj •uburban town where carrlei service U maintained, 20c per week, 01 Hoc pel month By mall, within » radius ol 60 miles (4.00 pe> je»r. $2.00 lor sii months, $1.00 (or three month!', toy mail outside 50 mile aone 110.00 per year payable ID advance. Meditations Who gave himself a. ransom for all, lu be. Uctilled In due time.—I Timothy 2:6. * * • Having made an expiation for sins, He is set ^dowii on God's right hand forever. There is no more than even immanuej can do. This is Love's extremist effort, God's last and greatest, gift, God's own sacrifice. Can tliere be any escape for tho^e who neglect so great salvation?—James Hamilton. Barbs A 16-year-old girl asked for annulment of her marriage so she could return to school, Nope, love and career just won't mix. • * » Too many politicians who are goinj to name names wind up by just calling them. • * • Reflecting living costs, the panhandler has changed his plea—"Buddy, can you spare a quarter?" >> » • Ten years from now your best Interest In life will be from government bonds—if you buy now. * * * In Just K short time it won't be so good for th* kids. From the spring board to the scnoo] bbwrd. Break in Tito-Stalin 'Unity' Shows Fallacy in Red Line The inflammatory exchanges between the Soviet Union and Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia may or may not lead .. to a conflict more serious than words. In any event, this display of what life • can,be like within the Communist family of nations is instructive to the rest of-'the world. The really interesting part is not that Russia called Tito a Fascist ami threatened "more effective measures" to protect Soviet citizens in Yugoslavia. Or 'r-thatTito accused Russia of double-cross• ing his country and otherwise showing i:: »h'"enemy attitude." What stirs us is how wide the chasm is between this high-pitched, lirawling j;«nd the perfection and beauty we have 'always been told would accompany the creation of a Communist world. Some otherwise rather sensible people have occasionally, in disgust at the confusions of a divided world, hinted that communism enthroned throughout the globe might be a good thing because it would "bring unity." That world-wide communism would not bring unity is what Tito and Stalin are teaching us. From the first moment Russia verbally attacked the Yugoslav dictator, the dream of sweet, reasonable co-operation under communism was broken. The non-Communist nations owe n deep debt to the rebellious Tito, for without his defiance the lesson might have been long in coming. We can be thankful he has the armed strength to permit him to talk back. It would be difficult to overestimate _ the value of this instruction. The idea of a unified world under the Red banner has been one of the chief weapons in Russia's propaganda arsenal. But now we know that relations among nations would be no more serene in a Communist world than they have been foi centuries under a great variety of regimes. We know that Russia and her followers have no magic formula for assuring peaceful conduct among different peoples. The Tito-Stalin exhibition of unity— Communist style—ought to impel tion- Communist countries to redouble their efforts to find a firm footing for peace through reliance on the United Nations, the Atlantic Pact and similar joint ventures. There surely can be no illusions left that there is a better hope of peace in communism spread to every corner of the earth. hit camera along and snapped picture* en rout* to a landing amid the skyscrap- pers. Somebody ought to tell him that for a little more than a dollar he can climb to the top of the Empire State Building and get pretty much the same effect. With somewhat more assurance that he'll be around to develop his pictures. VIEWS OF OTHERS Loopholes for Lobbyists Specific information on how not to |0 iOout trying to get a Government contract is contained In today's Mirror of public opinion on Illegal practices. But there are always those who hunt for loopholes In the lobbying law, as the live-per- center Inquiry shows, so the House has decided to investigate lobbying in general. A confusion of proposals face this Congress. Important among them Is a bill to Impose registration on all federal, state or local oflicers who try to Influence legislation. Two others, aimed at five percenters, would require registration ot anyone seeking a Government contract in excess of 125,000, and certification on each contract ol tfforti to Influence legislation. The principal proposal to revise Hie IcbbyitiB law itself conies from Representative Buchanan ol Pennsylvania.. He would require lobbyists to file and report if they seek to raise or spend more than SSOOO to influence action in Congress. This measure would plug one bis hole In the present law, by dropping the provision lor listing only the names of contributors ol more than »500. One lobbyist illustrated the easy evasion ol this provision in collecting $22,8*2 to oppose repeal of tlie Tuft-Hartley law. He reported that tU.OOO came from Individual contributions of less than $500 each. One congress after another has tried to strengthen restrictions on lobbying. A few more cynical members h«ve viewed lobbying as In the nature of things, and corruption and venality at any given period as merely a rellectlon o( contemporary public morals. If this Is so, the case ot Harry Vaughan and the deep freezers is at least in petty contrast with the millions Involved in Government scandals 20 years ago. Today the law Is strict against corrupt officials and venal special Interests, but the difficulty always Is in revealing them. The Home lobbying inquiry should concentrate on how to make detection more effective. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH Match This, You Ismists. Arkansas has 2.527 automotive business concerns—salt* agencies, garnges, gM »UUorvs, oil rellnerles, tourist camps and the like. They employ 17,141 workers. That's what it says i" a pamphlet Issued by the Automobile Manufacturers Association. Who would have Imagined the like even t modest 30 years auo, when the first World War was being enthusiastically forgotten? There were less than 10 million motor vehicles In the whole country then; and you cruld llnd lots of citizens who regarded them with an eye o( bilious disfavor. Now, the A. H. A. says, our roaris and highways are thronged with over 41 million cara and trucks, a statistic which any weet-end driver will accept without question—unless to challenge it as an underestimate. And the manulaclurlng and servicing of this humming, honking swarm ot gas chariots, along with supplyln the juice and oil lov them, tile roads »ntt other relates iicttis, employs nine million and 20 thousand persons. Thai's one out o! every seven wage earners In the land. Get a real grip on that llgure, picture the capital investment it represents, then think of the comparatively short time In which tills giant industry was built, and its sort ol itunntng. When the tsnls have pulled A few such wonders, they will be entitled to brag. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT SO THEY SAY There's an Easier Way A brooklyn taxi driver lias made Vila »«cond parachute jump in two years over »idtown New York. Each tlm* h« took Preparing for the Next Campaign President Says West Winning Over Reds in 'War of Nerves' PETER EDSONS Washington News Notebook Johnson's Dislike for Five Percenters Linked With Presidential Aspirations WASHINGTON (NBA)— Defense Secretary Louis .Johnson Is getting considerable "blame" for current disclosures on the activities of Washington "five percenters." Last May, John-son made a .speech to the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, saying that he would drive the sellers of Influence out of the military establishment. The fact that the first case happened to hit President Truman's senior military aide merely empha- sised that the armed services have not liked the way Maj -Gen. Harry Vaughan has been interfering in Pentagon affairs. So now the whisper."; have been started again, ac- Gelflnjc Things Straight Philippine President Elpldio Qulr- ino got quite a talking to when he visited Washington. U. S- loan of S7S,COO,000 plus $400.000.000 w ar damage claim payments and $100.000.000 rehabilitation payments have helped carry the Islands since their liberation. Some of this dough hi* been n.sert to buy stuff from the States to such an extent that the Philippines now have an unfavorable trade balance running at the rate of S3CO.OOQ.OGO a year. These figures were shown to President ...— .-c. „ Q11 in no. He was advised that he'd sinar Secretary Johnson of having | better do something to cut down luxury Imports. U. B. war benefit payments end In April IflaL After that the Filipinos will be on their own. When President Qulrlno protested that U, S. business firms woulrf complain If he cut off their cxnorts. he was told that would make no difference, and that he had better get a realistic hold on hU financial situation. ambitions for the presidency In 1952, and of being willing to Involve Truman's official family so as to discredit the President ns a possible rival. Housing Prnhlem British yhad quite a housing problem on its hands in arranging for the coming Wpshlng- ton visit of Foreign Minister Ernest Bevln and Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Crlpps. It simply would not do to put one up at the O5lov:>klan refugee now being tern- Embassy and another at some hotel. So both had to be crowded Into the Embassy, with their personal staffs. When Bevin was here earlier this year .there were many midnight conferences and much scurrying about, it upset the usual calm routine of the Embassy and It disturbed the schedule of the young children of Ambassador Sir Oliver and Lndy Franks. This time It will be cik arrived in New York, he wu me by pickets carrying signs prot«stini his admission. They were carried by members o the American Slovak League »nr the American Friends of Slovi Freedom. Both are groups of fol lowers of the Rev. Dr. Joseph Tiso who tried to set up a pro-Na«i 5ep aratist Slovakia under Hitler's or dcrs. Tiso was tried as a war crim Inal and hanged in 1947. In 1944 General rerjeiiclk, the: a leader in the Slovak undergrounc went to Moscow to get help for revolt against the Tiso puppet gov ernment. His mission failed and th revolt failed. Ferjencik was contact man for American Army OSS team tha tried to aid the revolt. Fourteen o them were captured and executed by the Nazis, but Ferjencik received an American decoration lor his efforts to save them. At the end of the war. General Terjencik became deputv minister of defense in the first Benes government. When the Communist coup came In 19«. Ferjencik resigned his post as interior commissioner In Slovakia. He made his escape to the U. , S. tone In Germany, where he stay- porarlly detained on Ellis Island. Is < c d for a year, then came to this Crech R*f"?ee'.s Plight Gen. Mikulas Ferjencifc. a Cz?ch- Th. DOCTOR SAYS By Kditlr p. Jordan, M.U, Written for T1EA Service You probably never heard of yitlhenia gravis. It's a very rare ondltfon whose cause Is still un- tiowu but its treatment, if not, has been enormously improv- d. There Is a real medical miracle lory In connection with the treat- »nt. It begins with a rather typical ascription of the malady given by anonymous patient recently In :ie British Lancet. Her cure was rie "miracle" mentioned above. The patient was 18 years old In 925. She first noticed seeing dou- le and felt fatigued. After sev- ral months of this, while she was •oiling a dress she suddenly foind hat she could not hold up her lead which kept dropping forward. Soon (hereafter her knees started iving way underneath her at odd imes. Just Another Try! In February 1935, 10 years after he first symptoms began, the patent's fiance, who was a medica" tudent, told her that he had scotching new for her to try. Her first bought, .she said, was "Oh! brother! Another injection and another lalse >ope." "I submitted to the injection, irte said, "and with a few minutes began to feel very strange When I lifted my arms, exerting the effort to which I had become _ccuslomed. they shot into the air Every movement I attempted wa: rrotesquely magnified until 1 ha( earned to make less exertion, lad simply regained relatively normal strength—it was strange, won derful, and at first very frighten' ,nj." The drug was neostigmini which the patient continued to taki Imost every day for the next 1 years, In the summer of 1937 the pa tlent married her medical bene factor. It was a happy ending t our story. • • • Note: Dr. Jordan is unable t _nswer individual questions froi readers. However, each day he wi answer one of the most frequentl asked questions in his column. QUESTION: Is a crooked nos easily straightened or does It re quire an operation? ANSWER: I do not know of an way except an operation to straight en a, crooked nose. providing U. S. Immigration authorities with a tough case. Reason is thr.t the general is being fought tlons by two Chechoslovakian in the U. S. (ac- One .says he's a good democrat and should be let in to help them tiRht for freedom from the Communists. The other claims he's a Communist. When General Fcrjcn- country. Ciech refugees now In the U S Insist that Ferjencik U anti- Communist and anti-Nazi and that he should be. admitted to the U. S. to help them fight for Communist overthrow. The case will be decided by U. S. Immigration Commissioner Watson B. Miller and by the new attorney general, 1. Kowird McGrath. 75 Years Ago In B/yffievif/e— Sept. 3. 1934 The marriage of Miss Virgin: Moore Nolen of this city and M Hamilton Talbot of Washington, D C.,» was solemnized this afternoo in the chapel of the First Methodis Church. The Rev. W. V. Woma ' performed the ring service whl> was witnessed only by members the family. Mrs. Talbot is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Nole and is a member of a promine Mississippi family, her grandfath iuiina; been the late Judge Claren L, Moore. The bridegroom was rea ed and educated in Washingto D.C., having received his degree electrical engineering from Geor Washington University. He sue several months In BlythevUle U years ago where he worked the Arkansas Mo.. Power Co., auditing books for the Public Service Commission. He is now connected with the Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C-. where he and his bride will reside. Mrs. Ramsey Duncan has returned from a six weeks visit in Troy and Milan, Tenn. IN HOLLYWOOD Hy Rrsklne Johnson STA Staff Correspondent When one man can, before leaving his ofllce in the evening., dictate * message of. one short paragraph to a small group of Individuals throughout ihe country, go home and to his bed aim the full knowledge that when he awakens In the morning 500.000 men will remain awny from tncir customary employment, millions more will be Indirectly affected and every part of the nation's economy jeopardized, it's time to do something about it.—Walter n. Thurmond, secretary, Southern Ccal Producers Association, criticizing John L. Lewis. • • • I don't think the people on the East Coast.... quite realize what went on In the Pacific. I don't think we had more than 500,000 or 7SO.OOO men (out there, butt with those TSO.OOO we contained somewhere between two and three million Japanese, and notwithstanding the dropping of the atomic bomb—and that was a great mistake— we defeated the Japanese nation.—Retired Adm. William r. ("Bull") Hakty. • * • Freedom lo indulge In constructive criticism ol the occupying powers Is part and parcel of the democratic process and tne German* cannot b« denied this privilege if they are to establish » truly democratic system.—Secretary of Slate Dean Achcson. « • » We w»nt to know If Cohen (gambling cmr Mickey Cohen) und his cohorts reported In their income tax returns the huge turnover of money related in the recordings. We expect lo get a line on a lot of lax evaders in the underworld.—Harry C. Westovtr, Internal revenue collector. » • » I'm hot worried over t probable depression, but I am worried at times because too many Americans forget that our high standard of living increases as we become more and mote industrialized.—Hirry A. Bullls, board chairman, Gen*rU Uilla. HOLLYWOOD _(NEA>— Exclusively Yours: EH/abcth Taylor's well-publicized romance with William Pnuley, Jr., may never come off. Pauley wants Elizabeth to give up her career immcdintcly after the marriage. Elizabeth has decided .she would rather give up her right arm. I predict she'll give up Pauley. Those "Great Gat.sby" ads, featuring half-stripped Alan Lartd. brought these words of joy in an official N. Y. Paramount memo to all its theaters: "For all your future 'Great Gatsby' campaigns use ads showing Lnctd half-stripped. The half- slrlpped ads are bringing terrific business around the country, so let's all climb on tlir bandwagon." • * « Ann Slifrirl.Ti is I" the Atlf- houM at RKO for turning down a lonr list of Ir.irlinj; mtn r« her co-sUrrtni partner In "Car- rlane Entrance." I wonder ir It's really that Important. The hottest boxolficc movie on the screen today is "Mighty Joe Young." The leading man, Joe Young. Is a gorilla. Or. there's no business liVe monkey business. MUTUAL INCOMPATIBILITY Singer Margaret Whiting won a divorce from radio executive Hubbell Robinson on charges of menta cruelty. Bnl here's the real reason' She didn't want to live in New York and he didn't want to live with her. Dinah Shore's pushed homecoming at everything else oft the front pages there. ,Ouc newspaper carried an eight-column banner heruliine on her arrival on pace. !. The official Rita Hnynorlli bnby announcement wound up on pace 17. ITKLV CHIMP Now it's "which chimp has Ihc Toni?" Jimmy, standing in for Chrta in the Tnrzan films, get. 1 home permanent at the start of every picture so he'll curl wl" more famed colleague does I naturally. North do? Many players will say that North should bid two diamonds. If he does, South will then bid three clubi. Now North will bid three dlam .ds or three spades and South will lake the contracl to game In -pades. Due to the fact that North has bid diamonds, East will not open a diamond. Probably the singleton heart will be opened, and the contract quickly defeated. Over the two club bid. McCormick at his table signed the hand the caption hereof and answer the motion for mine pro tune of the plaintiffs W. W. Jackson and Judy Berry. Dated this 25 day of Aug.. 1949. Harvey Morris, Clerk. H. a. Partlow, Oene E. Bradley, Attys. for Pltf. 827-93-10-17 By DeWitt Mackenzie AP Furclcn Affairs Arialvsl President Truman says the war of erves between the- communist* id the democratic nations Is very cidely slackening off and he U opeful It will end soon. That's an exceedingly encourag- K statement, since we are en- tied lo believe that It Is based i official American reports from c cold war theatre. The President, of course wasn't Iking about the current report* Soviet troop movements near le frontiers of Yugoslavia which, ider Marshal Tito's leadership. If olttic.illy rebellious against Mos- •>w Yugoslavia, while not sub- ribing to nussia's brand of inter- dtional communism, isn't a demo- ratic nation. NO. Mr. Truman waa leaking of relations between tht oviet Union and the western dem- cracies. v Tito May Join (he West j| So far as the Kremlin-Tito ro" concerned, It thus far has been nly indirectly a part of the cold ar in Europe, n has been a Bol- levist family quarrel, though (he larshal's recent overtures to Vashington. for loans and p'iv- cge of purchasing badly needed lachlncry. might ultimately mak» 'ugoslavla an Imporiant item In \e cold war |o the advantage of he Western allies. However, the European cold war ertainly has lost much of its steam i recent weeks, why? Well, ther* re several reasons. for one thing the Communist ffensive for the spread of com- nunism westward across the con- inent long has been definitely halted along the line which It low holds through Central Europ*. The nations west of that line no onger are gravely threatened with communism, much less with being absorbed as satellites. Actually, ommunism has been losing power n countries like Italy and Franc* where It long exercised vast in- 'luence. Democracies Register Galna And with the halting of th« Hed offensive, the nations of Western Europe have made considerable strides toward recovery with th» assistance of the Marshall plan. Their progress in some cases hai been disappointing, but still Western Europe as a whole has gained strength and courage. ^m, Moreover the Atlantic pact ha»r been created by the Western dem- ocracles as a unified defense against agresslon upon any one of them. At the same time the democracies of Europe are In process of creating a united States of Europe which has been the dream of Idealists for generations. All these things have provided powerful- deterrent to Moscow.'a ambitions, but An even greater factor has been the fact that unrest and even disaffection have been showing themselves among the Red satellites. There Is the open defiance of Yugoslavia, the actual revolutionary plot In Czechoslovakia, and the troubles in Hungary. Moscow Kiins Into Trouble In short, Moscow has trouble* eough of her own to keep her busy without, devoting much energy to waging a cold war against the democracies, it looks from here u though she has changed her policy in order to consolidate her own shaky position in her new 8>t«l- lite empire. There is one other Important item which we shouldn't overlook. Moscow is going all out to communize the Far East. A majrA operation in this program Is, th«^ great drive of the Chinese Communist armies which have beea rolling southward until the Nationalist capital of Canton on the south coast Is threatened with capture. Former Foreign Secretary Molotov, the old-time revolutionary Bolshevist who Is one of Stalin'i chief lieutenants, Is said to hava been assigned the. task of directing this Asiatic drive. It may well be that preoccupation with the major operation may also have influenced Moscow to ease up on its cold war In Europe. After all, pursuit of the cold war couldn't help (he Soviet much now and it might do A lot of damag*. Katharine Hepburn has a date with director George Cnkor lo, did catch Arthur Blake's new satire on her. Last time Katie witnessed Blake's Imitation of her. she slapped him in front of a whole Boston night cli'b audience. I can't help repeating whal TCntie McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Ry William E. McKcnney Amrrlca's Card Aulhorlly Wrlllen for "EA Service Bidder's Confidence Ncls Seven Clubs Toriay's haiid came up at the Mayfalr Bridge Cli'b and top score on -,l was won by John McCormick. who is iion- living in New York. Everybody agreed that Soulh's first bid should be one heart. We.-t shoiUd not double. A double nl this point would be an informative double, asking his partner to bid, and West \vould be happy to have, his npnnncnls play the hand at hfar's Therefore, he should pass McOoimui- bi' on- spade, as every olher North player in the room. Tliere are some players who would like lo bid two spades, but holding two six-card suits, Norlli should realize that his partner may have a similar holding. In uhirti case there Is absolutely * 109 V KQ 107 at • None + AQJS4 Lesson Hand cm Bidding 5 with West Nn-ti Eut Past 1 * Pass P*s* ' Pass Arctic Dog Answer to Previous Puzzl» HORIZONTAL 1 Depleted Asiahc and Arctic dog 8 It is used to pull 13 Church VERTICAL 1 Twirl 2 Italian river 3 Bring to attention 4 Oleum (comb, form) 5 Sweel potato 6 Short jacket 7 Remove said when I asked her those nio fit. Therefore, one spade is the Heobnrn impersonators. She grin-, correct bid. East should pass. South tied back: should bid Iwo clubs. "I do th* b«*t on*." Now UK question it, what jho'Jld off with a two spade bid. He said, I have a rule on these freak hands—lose as little as possible." So"th passed and the hand was played at two spades. East opened the king ot diamonds and McCormick proceeded to make four spades. He was not disappointed as he received top score, because those who had bid four spades were defeated. WABXINO ORDKR In (hf Common Pleas Conrl. Cliirk- asawba District. Mississippi Coun- W.'w. Jackson and Judy Berry Plaintiffs. "vs. No. 2422 R. J. Micliell Defendant The defendant R. J. Michell is hereby warned to appear within thirty d»y« to tb« court named in 14 County in Michigan 15 Hostelry 8 Courtesy title 28 Greal Lake 16 Tooth 9 Behold! 29 High cards ISThre* time* 10 Penelrale< 33 Gel ready (comb form) 11 Dreadful 35 Flowers 19 Memorandum 12 Go by steamer 36 Born 2ISeine' 17 Near 37 Girl's name 225laMer 20 Conclusion 40 Pillar 23 Preposition 12 Narrow inlet 41 Scope 24 Symbol for 25 Al Ihi? place 42 Note in iridlum 26 Verb*) Guide's scale 25 Covering for Ihe head 27 On the ocean 30 Sea eagle 31 Red Cross tab.) 32 Egyptian sun (00 33 Pastry 34 Enthusiastic ardor i 37 Greek god ot war 38 Compass point 39 Down 40 Top of the head 42 Rubbei ire* 45 Church part 48 Mineral rock 49 Cubic m«t«r 51 Altitude tab.) 52 Type ol fabric 54 It if a native of 716 Savor 51 WriUni P*d. 43 For fear that 44 Assam silkworm 46 Small aperture 17 Greek letter* 49 Observe 50 Decline 53 Greal tab.) 55 Cloth measurt 50 ST 50 57 \i

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