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BLTTHEVILI.E (ARK,) COURIER NEWS ' THtmSDAY. Ai-KiL •, 1950 ,*' "' f» •' v BLTIHEyiLLE COURIER NEWS v - HD'OOOTUMt NKW8 OO. ••'•• H. W, HAMS, PuMfctar ABBY A. KAJXBB, AaMut PublMxr A. A. FRJSJKICKSON, Associate Editor PAUL a HUMAN. Adv«tMn« Uanafer Rcproentattiei: Wtaex Oo, New York. Chicago. Detroit 'inierad W wicaod 'cla»» matter at the post- at Blytherille, Arkaniaa, under aet of Ooo- Oetotar », 1*17. Ifnter of The «mrvlil«1 Pre» - RATES; Mirier In the city of BlythevUl* or any ! suburban town when carrier «ervic« ii main- '.taimi aoc per week, or 85c per month. , B* IT-", within a radlui of 60 miles M.OO pel — lr mo fat six months, $1.00 for three months; -if mall. outside M mli* «>n«, $1000 per rear payable In advance. Meditations '[ ! llMTrn Is my throne, and earth i< my foot- 'iu»i: whal house vill >c build meT aalth the Ltrd; or what Is the place of my rest?—Acts 7:49. 1 * * * A Ka before The Throne is spread;— Its pure still glass Pictures all earth-scenes as they pass. We, on Its shore, Shared In the bosom of our rest, God's knowledge, and are blest. , —Cardinal Newman. Barbs i Vsple sugar season is Just around the corner. Now there's one thing sweet to look forward to! * ' * ,* , An ,OMo man, remarried his divorced wife. At hart he tan't likely to forever be hearing nice thinfi alMMt her former hasband. • -i * ,» * r Alwayi remember that a spring sneeze Is an I fll wind that blows nobody good. i - ***•* f As a ral* a man has to be wen up' In yean f M*r< h* hettere* that a fellow ought to work | hart and'tan while young. f It won't'be long until husband's protest* will : . hare to be cut short before the lawn Is. both cheaper and *afer than counting on scientific wizardry to rescue u* from folly. ' » Comforting Thought To anyone who's been worrying about the way the Russians are said to be producing submarines, a U. S. Navy-expert has some comforting words. He saya there's a development just ahead that may'enable'this country to drive submarines off the seas, , If he isn't exaggerating, this is big' hews. For the submarine in another, war . is not visualized simply as a menace to shipping and naval surface craft. It is pictured :as a mobile platform for'the launching of powerful guided missiles that could do untold damage to impor- : taht shore installations many miles away. Moreover, it gives promise of executing its original function more effectively. Modern submarines can fire target-seeking and pattern weaving torpedoes from distances too great for ship-listening devices to detect tlierri. The naval,expert, Rear Adm. C. 6. • JMomsen/ hinted that the development which might put submarines out of busr iness would be in the field of detection devices. But he offered no details. It'd be ironic if a highly successful anti-submarine device were to be developed just at the moment when the submarine itself is expanding its usefulness and flexibility as a weapon. But, reading those Russian claims, Americans no .„_ doubt would be able to bear the irony of-such a coincidence. Views of Others Dust Storms Point Up Need For Soil Conservation Plans \ New dust storms sweeping priceless j! topeoil oif unprotected farms in the wes- f tern Great Plains lend a fresh urgency i to eall» for, conservation. A couple of years ago the nation •aw quite a flurry of books deploring in alarming tones the wasting of U. S. . natural resources, particularly our best •otii. They caused a big stir for a while mnd then an almost inevitable reaction. j; Critics, «ome of whom didn't like [i tlie gloomy^mood of these books, sought !1 to minimize th« dangers. The fears were !j exaggerated, they said. American scien- i! tiffic ingenuity would keep us all in food- i stuffs no matter what happened to our > topeoil. ;, Some cited experiments indicating j. rieh crops might be grown in the sub' soil, the coarse layer lying beneath the E fine topsoil so often washed or blown : away. They suggested, too, that the ex' panding chemical age will turn up many , new soil-enrfening ingredients to add i to present-day fertilizers. It was even - hinted that subsoils thus built up would • be better than the best topsoils. f • • It would be foolish to say these things | will not ? happen. The chemical age is | indeed producing many miracles, and ; tomorrow^* discoveries might revolu: tionize agriculture speedily. Yet the one thing all these rosy forecasts ignored was how,much these possibly potent soil builders might .cost. Farmers today are finding it expensive to doctor their lands with existing fertilizers on an increasing scale to offset mineral depletion caused by heavy cultivation through the war and postwar period. There's good reason to believe any new enriching elements might also prove costly. The critics can't get away from the jl fact that good topsoil spread over the I land to a depth of several inches is a I tremendously valuable natural resource. it If it is carried away by wind or water, jj its food-producing chemicals must be re- I placed or the stripped land becomes ster- j ile and non-productive. t j None of tlie critics was able to refute j! the documented facts of soil depletion. |. On that point the conservationists quot- I; ed government authorities with chapter and verse. Millions of tons of life-supporting soil lie useless today at the bottom of the oceans and bays where they were borne by silt-laden rivers. Other millions of tons have been caught up in swirling winds and deposited hundreds of niiles away as worthless dust. The.dust storms of 1950 thus far are but a faint reminder of the tragic winds of the 1930's when thousands of farms were ruined. But maybe they'll help us to buckle down to the job of pre- I th« rich soil we atil! have. It's 'Kremlin Assets' in USA President Truman's rhetorical slam at Senator McCarthy last weejc suggested a new Intellectual pastime for his countrymen: he listing and 'appraisal of "Kremlin assets' In this country. Mr. Truman nominates McCarthy as the greatest of these assets. But Americans do not take their opinion* readyniade from any political leader. Before awarding the '.'greatest Kremlin asset" title, they will look the Held over for themselves—and find, in our own opinion, at least; two'other potential candidates for that dubious distinction: Communist prophets long have predicted 'capitalism would destroy Itself; the capitalist state falls of its weight, dies of iU own sins. That prophecy's fulfillment it supremely Important to the Communist cause. Its masters are doing their utmost bo make It come true. Any monkey wrenches that can be thrown.Into the geari of free enterprise and any device , for wrecking capitalist' state economy and solvency are Kremlin assets. This country repeatedly has been shaken since the latest war/by strikes In.key industries that hurt its economy—by crippling'production, forcing shutdowns In other Industries, spreading unemployment and economic hardship directly and indirectly among producers and consumers alike. They are demonstrable "assets" of the Kremlin, usable and used In the Red effort to "crash" this capitalist,. free-enterprise country. The public debt of the United States approaches f260.000,000,000. There Is no working project for reducing It to bearable proportions. It actually is being increased by deficit spending. We are confronted by demands, from official sources and carefully organized propagandists, for the adoption of new projects involving additional billions of expenditure that might put the breaking strain upon our grossly overburdened treasury. Destruction of the republic's solvency Is a major objective of the Kremlin. May not its greatest asset* in America be the planners and demanders of continuous backbreaking deficit expenditures? The Kremlin will not publish Its own appraisal of Its assets In this country. But free Americans can make their own study and selection of the "greatest." —NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE Out of the Woodwork— > ' ' ' ^ , , ; ( Peace Is Possible Despite India Plots By DeWfii MaeKenile AP Foreign Affair* Anal?* This column yesterday recorded the good news of the conference in New Delhi between Prime Ministers Nehru of India and L laq.ua t All Khan of Pakistan who are trying Peter Cdson's Washington Column — Final Test of 'Point Four' Plan: Is It 'Good Business^ for U. S.?:< DOCTOR SAYS By Kdnin P. Jordan, M. D. Written for NBA Service There Is much concern about whether piles, or hemorrhoids, lead to cancer. Fortunately, though, hemorrhoids ca»se a lot of discomfort, they do not Increase the chances of developing cancer. Hemorrhoids, or piles, are actually enlarged veins which develop at or near the outlet of the rectum. They tend to occur In clusters like grapes. At first the enlargements appear and disappear. They may come on gradually or suddenly. A special strain, such as lifting, or a badattack of. constipation will often bring them rapidly. Blockage of the flow of blood through the hemorrholdal veins favors the development of piles Many factors can contribute childbirth, long-continued severe coughing, the muscular strain heavy lifting or athletics, and constipation, are commonly mentioned As, a rule, the first symptom consists of the presence of bloof on the outside of the stool'wlthou pain, other common early signs are itching or slight pain, espe dally on straining. Bleeding usually slight at first but can ge so bad that it can cause.anemia Ulcers or cracks in the skin 6 mucuous membrane around the rec turn often develop in long-con tinned cases. Such complications are frequently painful. At times clots can form insid the enlarged veins. These are likel to arise suddenly with severe pair They are usually absorbed In week or so though the clot ci be shelled out^by surgery. ~ The best treatment for herrior rhoids in most cases Is to cut them out. This involves an operatio which can be performed with eithi (Last of four article* on President Truman's Point IV program.) WASHINGTON—(NBA)—In. final analysis, the'test of the Point TV program of technical assistance 1 to underdeveloped, countries is whether It Is "good business" for- the United States'. Here are two examples of how Point IV - type projects have worked out In trie past: A Civil Aeronautics Administration training mission lor Turkey brought in Peter Edson orders for (8,000,000 worth of .airport equipment. A Geological Survey mission for Brazil resulted In setting up two.U.S. steel companies In new manganese mining projects. Experiences of this kind give many internationally - minded do- gooders an opening to speak .then- piece. They say it'is necessary for* the United States to promote the development of backward countries which don't have the necessary capital and technical skills, for the good of U.S. business. One argument Is that the United States now has many surpluses which the American people alone cannot absorb. The U.S. therefore needs, new markets. So It must raise the living standards In the underdeveloped countries to provide more customers. . -. A further argument has to do with U.S. unemployment. To maintain full employment, the United States must provide an outlet for more American-made machine tools, automobiles, farm machinery, sewing machines, radios or what have you. • ' May Be New Source of Raw Materials From another'angle,'It, is pointed out that' the United States must soon develop new sources for scarce metals and, raw materials. The United States should buy these ma^ terlals In the underdeveloped countries so as to permit them to earn th'e dollars to buy what 'this country has to sell them. It can be proved easily that as American purchases of oil from Venezuela, rubber from Indonesia, tin from Bolivia, wool from Australia or coffee from Brazil have seen stepped up, these countries riave bought more from the U.S. So, in a selfish way, the Point TV program Is being touted as good sales promotion, good- advertising, good market development expenditures for new trade territories. The big question is how to achieve this desirable end? Until ; 1800, the United States was Itself something of an underdeveloped country. It got plenty of help from abroad Most of the New England textile mills were built by British capital and technicians. European capita! invested heavily to build U.S. railroads. Prior to World War I, some 30,000 American students wen abroad every year to leam European technical skills. Tlie educational trend Is now reversing. The rest of the world send; its best students to American school: for technical training. But there '. still no great yen on the part o American capital to invest In ne 1 enterprises In underdeveloped cotin tries. Out of $40,000,000,000 of U.S. Capital invested last year, only half a billion went to foreign countries, ["here are several reasons: U.S. Capital Needs Coaxing A lot of Investors got burned In oans to La tin-America after World War I. Others sustained L physical asses of property In World War U. Since', then, American ' Investors in China and the Balkans have been :akeri to the cleaners. ; -The fear of socialist nationalization, haunts every would-be foreign Investor. And ;he pattern of gbvernment-to-gov- ernment grants has made borrowing countries reluctant to sign notes on a tough-banking basis. What all this points up to is that the development of backward areas must depend largely on the tapping of private sayings. One estimate Is that at least 85 per cent of the cost of any development will have to come from local funds. Latin-American!, for instance, will have to be persuaded to Invest in mines and factories instead of putting their money ^to real 'estate booms nr playing. the commodity markets, with a hope of making 30 per cent profits. ;There Is no vast scheme for U.S. government loans . to the underdeveloped countries. The so-called World Bank 5 is expected to make local or general anesthesia. Ther has been much improvement ; ' in the methods of treatment and after-care in recent years .so that as a rule convalescene is more rapid and pain less severe following this operation than .wat formerly the case. •' • '..., ;."-'"-.. •'••-. ,'\' Injection May Help In some cases the enlarged veins, If they are internal, can be treated by injection. In most severe cases, however, removal by operation ; Is rite method of choice. Unfortunately, once piles have developed and been present ; for some Jtlme, there is no other thoroughly' satisfactory treatment except the two mentioned. . . There is some danger: that piles will come back after operation— that is new ones develop—^unless the causes which originally produced them are also corrected. bring peace to their feuding ru» ons. Today we have to report that •!- eady this peace effort has been udely Jarred. The Bombay police nnounce th'e discovery of a Hindu xtremlst plot which Js said to b« imed against peace and to Include tie assassination of Nehru. at Extremists Arrested ",'. Fourteen or more leaders of ex- remists organizations have been rrested. Among them Is V. D. Sav- rkar. Hindu leader and formerly resident of the militant Hindu Ma- asabah. He was acquitted on barges of conspiracy growing out f the murder of the late Mnhatma Gandhi, the saintly exponent of jeace. But why, In heavens name, a ilot against Nehru and peace Be- ause there is a stron., party of ex- remlsta who want Hindu India to make war on Moslem Pakistan as he result of reported mistreatment : if Hindus In Moslem territory. Nehu stands for the peace taught by he Mahatma whom he reverenced. Hostility's Cause That's the Immediate cause of the hostility. However, the real basis of the bitterness goes back for generations. It lies In the age-old re- iglous warfare between the two :oples. And It hasn't been one sided. The bitterness is mutual, and with the passage of time it has become .politico-religious. It was this Hindu-Moslem'split which precluded a politically unified Indian peninsula when England signaled her .Intention of granting Independence, The Ideal would have been to bring the vast subcontinent under one government, so that Its diverse resources could be equally shared. But the divide was tod great to be spanned. tjjL\ Battle at Hcliht ".:«*/ The battle over the question of unity was at Its height when I was In India in 1842-3, and the crux of the matter lay In the. fact that th« Moslems were a numerical minority. There ' were roughly 90,000,000 Moslems as against close to 300.000,000 Hindus. . I 'discussed this matter with 1 th« late Mahomed Alt Jinn ah, leader of the Moslems and later to be their first, governor general after they received their Independence. Jln- lah saw nil the economic benefits f a unified Indian peninsula, but e was afraid to trust that Hindu lajority of 3 to I against him. I spent most of two days as a ruest in Jlnnah's Bombay home, debating the pros and cons of this ruclal situation. And always he .me back to that same argument —it would be suicide for the Mos- ems to trust themselves to such a 75 Years Ago Today Mr. and Mrs. .Joe Kleban, oi West Point, Miss., ar« attending to business here for a few days. They formerly resided in Blytheville. ' Mmes. A.. G. Little, J. A. Leech C. W. Afflict and A." Conway arrived home today from a week's motor .trip to Natchez, Miss., for many development loans. It has its. the garden pilgrimage, scouts in many backward countries.' " .— — _ But, the promotion of new projects developed under Point IV Is that they wlir.be financed largely by private capital^ U.S. foreign investments are now over $12,000,000.000. Canada and Latin-America each account for a third, Europe 'a sixth. In all the rest of the underdeveloped world, less than 12,000,000.000. : So They Soy I believe that we should have a plan (for atomic defense) set aside in a closet. It should be ot such a nature that it could be put Into effect as soon as danger becomes imminent.—Sen. Edwin C. Johnson (D.) o[ Colorado. » * * America's job ... is not to make the world safe for similarities, but to make it safe for differences.—Norman Cousins, editor, Saturday Review of Literature. « . * * I believe that the cause of world government deserves all we businessmen can give it.—William L. Bait, president, 3KF Industries, Inc. ».''•* * The Chinese (Communist) military leaders know we can help them much more than the Russians can. And the leaders know, too, that they need us more than we do them.—Rear-Adm. Ellis M. Zacharias, retired deputy chief of Naval Intelligence. » * * The prompt, complete and accurate answer- Ing oi all official Inquiries made by census officials should be regarded as one of the requirements oi good citizenship and an exercise in fundamental democracy—President Truman. • .''':> '•". • * ' * With my responsibility for the readiness ot the fleet for war, I. certainly cannot say tost the forces we now have are completely adequate. —Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, chief of naval operations. IN HOLLYWOOD By Enktae Jonnaon NBA Staff Corropondent HOLLYWOOD (NBA)—Exclusive- ly Yours: Veteran actor Fred Stone has tossed his retirement plans aside and will emerge as a television star. "Pop." say.v. daughter Paula, "is just an old war horse." . . . If the roof starts buckling at UI, blame it on the Yvonne dc ner contract after being typed as the other man. Now hell come into his own In UI's "Magnificent Heel." He steals gorgeous .Peggy Dow away from Howard Duff and Brian Donlevy. • * • Evelyn Keyes and Gilbert Roland Charley Foy's. Hmmmm! Os- Carlo-Lois Andrews feud. Lois has i in a corner booth at the Dells. . eight lines as a hnrem beauty in Jane Wyman and Ronald Reagan Yvonne's "Da.*erL Hawk." The feud stooging for Crcesh Honrsby at started in Berlin on the "Francis" junket. Remind me not to visit any Italian theaters if I go to Europe. Ger- aldlne Brooks reports they not only sell popcorn, but vendors walk up and down the aisles hawking the stulf during the picture. It could happen here. * * • The Hawaiian sarongs don't look Hawaiian enough so M-G-M's Helen Rose U designing a few to be shipped to Honolulu for Esther Williams to wear in "Pagan Love Song." John Land Is wearinr an unhappy look about his latest film roles. The studio built him (o a peak in "A Foreign Affair" and thru let mountain side. . . . Joan Leslie and him jro skidding down the Faraher bridegroom, Dr., William Caldwell, won't be moving In Joan's home. They've rented *>n apartment to get away from the big Hollywood mansion Idea. * • • "A Dog's Life," the picture starring Harold Lloyd, Jr., and Cathy Downs, is being held up ny money tangles. All footage is completed, hut a musical score Is lack Ins and the investors are In a deadlock. Career vs. Marriage? The Bob Walker-Elizabeth Firestone romance Isn't belnj taken seriously by Hollywood pals. Elizabeth Is determined to have a career as I a musical score composer in films. I ... Bnice Bennett fled h<* Wnr- showed a long suit, which might be established for 'declarer by an opening heart lead. South had bid spades, so spade a lead was out. South's refusal to 'allow the contract to be played at heart's Indicated strength In the minor suits. Mmes. W. F. Brewer and Qua Eberdt. members, of-the Woman's Missionary Society of the Firs Methodist Church, Mm'es. V. E Chalfant and A. N. Reagan, of the ke Street Church group, and Mrs rover Sutherland of the Yarbro lurch, returned yesterday from ewpbrt where they attended th eeting of the Woman's Mlssionar cieties .of North Arkansas Con rence of Methodist churches. car winner Mercedes McCambridge wlil play the role of "Beth Holly" on Carlton E. Morse's "One Man's Famll" television show. Fay Balnter and Comdr Reggie Vcnable are scoffing at reports that their martial craft Is sinking again. . . . Milton Berle's medics have stopped worrying about him. He just took out a half-million dollar insurance policy, with his daughter by Joyce Matthews as bencliciary. • * • Academy hangovers: Thft inflection In James Hilton's voice that p«t a question mark after Rolwrlo K*s- scllinl's name when he announced See HOIXVWOOIJ rage » McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKcnnrj America's Card Authority flood Opening Lead Can Do Damage. The keen study of opening leads is characteristic of every good bridge player. An automatic lead oi the fourth from his longest and strongest suit, Is not for him. He considers every angle of the bidding before making his lead. In today's hand West reasoned that North's hlrt anrt rfhlrl nf hearts VK107S4Z 462 + A6 *QJ9 VQJ6 no as + KJ107 3 N *•« Dealer 4 *84 AAK62 1»A8 *AQT + Q85Z Tournament—Both vul. So«Ui We* North East 14t Pass 2 T Pass 2 N. T, Pas» 3 V Pass 3 N. T. Pass Pass Pass Opening— Jf> 1C I Undouoieo.ly tlie diamond suit con :ained an in-card, and It certainly was likely that between his own hand and dummy, declarer heir an ace and queen of clubs. Clubs looked like the nalura suit for ' West to open, but who card should he lead? Any clu lead would give declarer two clu tricks unless dummy held th blank queen, or the ace and one In either case the lead of the kin of clubs i would be the right play With the blank queen in dummy West's club suit rould be estab lished Immediately. If dummy hoi the ace and one. the entry would t> killed and that might prevent dec larcr from establishing the hear suit. On this theory West led th king of clubs, and you can see wha It did to the hand. South was m able to get Into dummy to cas the long hearts after the suit wa established. Instead of mak n four-odd, his contract was defeate one trick. The Shetland Islands became iking colony about 875. 5lg majority. Had it been a fifty- ifty break, I am sure the great man would have agreed to unlon^ Jtnnah'i' Ferilng '-Of} Well, having also talked Witt) some of the militant Hindu Mahas- abha leaders, I could understand Jlnnah's misgivings! Then as now, th« Mahasabha had thumbs down on the Moslems. The result, of course, was that he Indian peninsula was split Into ;wo nations—Moslem Pakistan and Hindu India. Each country took the territories In which Its own people predominated numerically. 'That naturally created some awkward territorial divisions and. what was worse, many nationals of each government had to be left behind in "enemy" territory. Out of this dislocation of populations have grown bloody and destructive communal feuds. . ">.. So now the point has been reached where there are factions which actually want war. And there are violent-minded people who apparently have gone so far as to plot against the life of Nehru because he works for peace. . However, I believe we can take comfort from the very fact that the heads of the two great nations of the Indian Peninsula are meeting in the Interests of peace. Some day. this goal, for which Gandhi gavt his life, will be reached. 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