The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 2, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE (ABE.)'. (COURIER TUESDAY, JUL>; 2, 1946 00 ', p.w. - IfAHK U -teHOBF*, BUtor TBOMAB B, ATKINS. AdWtWnf Every Mt*i-ooon bcept Bund*- M •tftttirUl*, pM-» OetoUt », MM at tb» port- act at Ooo- IMTed br tte -UnlD-d Pr-»-l g-r tt-rtor lo an* RATM the «*t» «* BljtbcfUlc or liere carrier tcntoe If 'per tntk. <* •* -** nx»lb. KtU. within a radlua o( 40 mil** MO* pv nu. tiod lor 'its moAUu, fl.OO <« t&ree month*: IB *x**»n-«, rogfess for Bly thev i He Irijtuguiation of the municinl gnr- » ^collections this week means to Blytheville and every person withm the city should welcome Ihe health protection it brings. ' Jt means more than just health protector) foi a certain amount of happiness will attach to the fact thnl no .longer v»ill there be any semblance of an excuse for burning garbage in tlie back yard, 01 in the alley, ajong with waste paper and other rubbish which should be burned. Burning garbage . y becomes obnoxious for thei dfwensHoT persons who mubt smell the" si^zlfpgi'3 tea mini?, spoiled refuse from sorrfe'neighbor's kitchen. The ordinance setting up the municipal garbage department for Hlythc- ville requues that the garbage .shall be placed by the householder in tightly covcied containers and placed con- venibi'tlj for the garbage collectors who vsill visit the residence section each week, and the business section each week day. Modern equipment has been provided for hauling the garbage—equipment which is a far cry from the horse and -\\agoh days when garbage was damped into an open barrel hauled in a. slow-moving vehicle. Blythc\ ille's two new garbage trucks are equipped with u hydraulic devic.6 which quickly dumps the garbage into an air-tight and water-tight truck bed. Use of the -trucks will bring better health, more happiness and greater satisfaction for Blytheville folk, pro- \idedthere is 100 per cent co-operation J with the city authorities in every rt&ghborhocKi. Two things are required in every household, and each is essential to vhe success of this new and iieedcd service. One ot the essentials is that house• holders obtain and use tightly covered garbage cans. The other essential is prompt payment of fees imposed by 1 the City Council to provide funds to j finance the new Service. These fees— 75 cents monthly for each household— 1 are payable in the city clerk's office. The city in this move to minimize health hazards faces a new problem in that it must stop the practice of "un- official" garbage collectors roaming the alleys and taking what they want and leaving the rest scattered on the ground. Continuation of the "unofficial" collections can nullify nil of the ifooil which might be expected of an otherwise efficient municipal colk'ttion service. Mayor Jackson and other city officials are to be commended for providing this new service. In making it possible, they also took upon themselves a new responsibility—-that of enforcing the regulations in the case of the few who are to be found in uny city who may fail to pay the required fees, or fail to handle their garbage in the required manner thus nullifying the health protective steps which have been taken by their neighbors. Tho ordinance is a good one, but noncompliance on the part of the public, plus iion-cnforcement on the part of the city could make it just another drain on the taxpayers' purse. H will cost just as much to collect the garbage from 95 per cent, of the homes us it will cost to make it 100 per cent, and it must be that to provide the health protection so essential if modern cities are to be really modern. And MayYou Alwaysj^ave Snnooth Sailing Really Unpopular Profession Earl Browder, former head of the American Communist Party, was held up in London on the way homo from Moscow, where he had made arrangements to represent! Soviet publishers iii this country. In fact, he was detained under guard in a police barracks until his plane was due to leave. This, we suspect, is only a taste of what's coming. Mr. Browder may have thought at times that he was unpopular as a Communist. But wait till he tries to win friends and influence people as a book agent! * IN HOLLYWOOD By EKSKIN'E JOHNSON NEA Staff Coiicspondent HOLLYWOOD. July 2. <NE,M— liite-V&'retl John Barton has been playing Jceter In "Tobacco Road" so long thai he never bothers to sign a contract anymore. They Just sent him a tele- grnm telling him where the ploy Is opening, and John shows up, gnawing u turnip. Old John. Just turned 70. Is celebrating his 14th year as the stt.r of "Tobacco Road"—that's 3450 performances—and a lot of turnips. But John Barton is celebrating' some other things thes days. He has been on the American stage for 50 years, and lie has ueen married for 50 years. . Mrs. Barton. 80, Is the former stage star Ann Ashley. As a stflr of the 19th century stage-coac-h circuit, she sang In the old Birdcage theater In Tombstone Ariz., was sitting nl the same table when Billy the Kiel was shot there. and was the first person known to have a diamond set in a tooth. BEING "MOTHEKEU" IS CHEAT "We have been happy for 50 years," John told us, "because Bile's older than I am. She has always mothered me." John had a confession to make. "I'v e probably played one role longer than any other actor, but I've never seen an audience." John can't see beyond the foot- ghts when he is not wearing his lasses. Anil the role of Jecter Kirs his spectacles. "One afternoon at a matinee," 3 chuckled, "I didn't think there vas anyone in the audience. I couldn't hear a sound during the first act at all, "Finally, at the beginning 0 { the second set, someone coughed I said to myself: 'Well, at li'ftsi there's one person In the audience." FORGOT HIS LINES ONCE We wondered, like everyone else, If John had ever forgotten his lines. "Only once " he saifl, "and that wasn't on the stage. I was at a night club, and they asked me to give that speech Jecter makes while sitting on his rroiu porch. SO THEY SAY Modern traiispovtatton hns made it Impossible for a nation to protect itself ngninsl Ihe introduction of diseases by quarantine, 'nils makes it iiecessnry to develop slvong licnllh services in every country, which must be co- ordiiiftted, through international notion.—President, Truman. * * * Dlsense and poor'health fcnow no boundnrics. epidemics carry no passports. The health of one country affects the health of neighboring countries rjul of the world ul large.—UN See- rotary General Trygve Lie. * * * II rn-sn are not, themselves economically competent but arc the wards of the Stale, how can they avoid UtruUng with public qui'sUons on the basis at self-Interest?—HennLn^ W. PrciUls Jr., former. president National Association of Manufacturers. * * * » It is a curious fact I hat none of my col- lengncs of the under ground press believed that the French public's preference for journals of opinion rather than for dailies devoted primarily to uriinterr»*etect information ever will change,—Ar is tide Blank, 20-year-old publisher Francc-Eoir. r t WASHINGTON COLUMN Obstruction on the Home Front , General Duty By LUCY . AGNES HANCOCK Copytljkt ky Ui: y Ag*«;HeBcock Dutribut-d b/ NEA SERVICE, INC. Sally's knees llnenlencd lo Jet l>cv Jo\vn. OALI.Y was passing'th"e superintendent's door a lew minutes liter when one of the student nurses called }o her. "I've been looking for you, Miss Maynard," she said somewhat breathlessly. "M i s s Suhderlin wants 16 see you in her office at once. She looks terrible," the girl added softly "Has sornelhing hap- ,'pened—to >6u?" . "Not that I know of," Solly re- and retraced her steps to on trie superintends At the sharp "Come!" she , '.entered.' vThe, 'woman at the desk what am I accused ol—whnl do you mean by 'disgraceful con- duel'? I demand an explanation and I iseaii to have it." T^HE dotjr opened and Doctor ^ Hallock cnlercd. Sally looked nt him in consternation. So he was in on this, too. How shameful—how humiliating! "I'll see you laler, Doctor," the superintendent said in n milder lone. "You may go now. I'll send for you after I have finished with Miss Maynard." The ycAing man acted as if she o slnnd ,cc wns coldly hostile. 'I suppose I know what this is I didn't raise her head from the let- laU.abput, Miss Sunderlin. And 1 ! ter on the blotter before'her. ™? nt -J 0 ,^ > ust ° no """^ You _ < CKf^- ,•• ... „ I have 4 dangerous female on your "YOuWii-to.seeme, Miss .Sun- nursirig sta(r who win slop at ( deriln"» _SiQj; asked, coming to I nothing to accomplish her pnr- , i«t«rni belore'her. . poses. .Her jealousy and vindic- "l ix>," the woman said stonily, tiviness have caused her to de- dcnr." !' r "SK down, Maynard. 1 want Solliberatoly poison your mind with "Fortunate?" " jury that I am'b'iCterly disappointed lurid talcs of Miss Maynard's as- Ma J"9U Bitterly disappointed. To EOcialion with me. 1 want lo say " " that yoil-Hybur splendid I right here lhal Sally Maynard has S'l niece, whom I have truslcd j never once met me by nppoinl- capabla of such flag- rhent in the more than a year 1 IrWilt violation of rules—such dis- have been in Linton's. I admire I (rvecf «i conduct—" • j her more than any girl 1 have SWly who had but just seated ever known hot only because she sprang to her feet, "What is a fine nursb, a quiet, well-bred do ,jfou mean 'disgraceful,' Miss woman and a Icmalc who minds Su*d«rlto?" 'the demanded hotly, her own business, but because she tHen* dtre you insult me?" doe«n't deal in sossip. She has - Thi rup«*i&t*rM«nt (tared at never once accepted m invitation lor t DM-otet la something from me. I doubt II she even likes Hkt cdrnjixiUoB. But it w.§ only I me although I admire her 1m- tot * rnorr.cnt 3h* renewed the mensely. There, Mist Sundcrlin, •ltoc>c -I Mkd 'Sit down, May-I la the truth, the whole hum and nothing but the truth, so help me pnfer to stand," Sally replied I God." He patted Sally's shoulder "VV/ELL1" tlie superintendent * said, the wind completel> taken out of her. "That seems to put a different light on the affair Sit down, Sally, and tell me al about it. You know 1 have alway been fond of you—" "And yet—" Tho girl slopped nnd swallowed hard. "Skip il," she said and suddenly felt very tired. She sank into a chair nnd tier hands clenched tightly to still their trembling. "And yet I was ready to believe evil of you, you were going lo say?" the woman asked. "Doctor Richards warned me lo ignore this lelter of accusalion on the grounds thnl it was unsigned; but I felt it my duty to investigate just the same." Sally said nothing. "Doctor Hallock seems lo think he knows who the writer of this letter is. Do you, Sally'.'" Sally shook her head. Even it she was sure 4lie wouldn't tell. "I'm sorry, Sally," Miss Sun- dcrlin said, a frown on her smooth KY I'ETEIl EDSON NEA Washington C'orresinmucMl WASHINGTON, July 2. INEA1- Three limes In « row Andrei A Gromyko casts Soviet Hussla's veto in tlie United Nations Security Council, nnd immediately everyone jumps on Hie Russians for being n bunch or surly, unco-oucratlvr so-and-sus. But before getting nil hat nnd bothered nroiuu! the neckline over thnt, it migut be well to liet t;ood cincl mod nl some of thi 1 unco-oucriitlve salons right here at ! ome in tlie U. S. Congress- Standing on their constitutlonni Ignis, exercising their individual rccdum to act just us Comrade Jromyko hus clone, these home- rown vetoera arc throwing inonkuy- vn'nchos in the domestic psn'ce mi prosperity mnchincry to ns rent an extent ns v.ic Russian ;omnuinists arc interfering on thf nteruntiotml scene. This need tiot ie snid in any spirit of defending l\e UusGlttn*. either. B"'. i! doss ;ive n basis for cvnhialing the j •normity of the crimp being com- nitted on the home from. Why should Comrade Pauny O'Dnniel of Ti?xns be periniUecl to nuke the threat of a last-minute. fi]ib\ister. endangering passage of [jrice-conlrol extension Ief;lsl^tton? That's exercising a veto power. Its Just ns l^iinl. and just n.s much » blockade to the will of the nmjor- ty, as anything done by cotnrnde Gromyko. Why .should Comrnde Andy May of Kentucky and a small group of Republicans" in the House Military Aflair.s Committee b? permitted t" held ni> nlumlc-cncrgy legislation' That's cxerclslni! a veto. It's Just us much against the desires of the majority of tlie committee and of the as anything done by Cmnnide Molctov in Paris. i:H,i;<> "VETOES" THE .MAJOU1TV ISILI. ment that no clianKC would ninde in the rules of the Senate and House. So that committee organization went to bnt with tiios; two strikes asaliist it. That it pluyecl as good ji game as did and scored as many runs it did 'a .much to its credit. Bu no streamlining it is finally nble accomplish can mean much unli antiquated House nnd Senate rules the more fundamental issue, nr struck out. You can argue yourself blue n the face that tlie exercise of thes vetoes protects the rights of til minorities. What it really docs t inflict the will of the minority o the majority, And that isn't di mocrncy. I started, and then 1 couldn't vc-- member a darn word of it. I apologized to the audience, did a little dance like I used ( 0 do In vaudeville, and went back to my table, blushing like a schoolboy." Jeeter couldn't afford haircuts, so for 14 years John's linir has been curling over his collar. A newsboy In Philadelphia felt sorry for him. buck in 1939, nfter seeing him leave Ihe theater several nights. Finally lie slopped him, extended a grimy hand and said 1 . "Please, Mr., here's 50 cents. Please get a haircut." Cktbtfovw Due 10 MALARIA? 666 silt AT ONCf to r. licv*,..ui«dby irillUo for y«orf . . . liy itl < Aft.-QUICK-**!« c'AUIiCr;-Ul* Or.:/ Al Ci:ff;-.rJ Indian Leader HORIZONTAL C2 Gull-like birds 1 Pictured Imli.'.n nationalist, Pandit Ja\va- harlal - --0 Exclamation 8 He is leader of the All --Congress 13 Those who mimic H Symbol for tellurium 15 College '• officials Hi Spongy soil 17 Edible seed IB. Sea eagle 20 Is (L-atin) 21 His party represents India's ---- •' 23 Isaiah (sb.) 24 Yalo 2(i Cooking utensil •28 Anxieties 30 Enrage 33 Near" 34 Behold! 3fv Punitive 3U Subject 42 Employ 43 Boat paddle 44 Diminutive of Samuel enter Disencumber 54 Flows back fin Myself C4 CalerpilU;r hairs VERTICAL 1 Cognomen 2 Epic poetry 3 Girl's name 4 Railroads (ab.) 5 We 6 Solar disk 7 Body part 8 Structural unit fr Born 10 Venturing 11 Hostclries. 12 On the ocean 17 Two (prefix) 18 Chaos 21 Belongs to him 22 Health resort .. _ . . 25 French article 4:1 Cnpnhlp 41 Wandering 44 Denominatiot 27 Any 28 Head cover 29 Goddess ot infatuation 31 Shade tree 32 Fish eggs 36 Numeral 37 Like 38 Permit 39 Child 40 Laughter sound 47 Editor (ab.) 48 Type 49 Poker stake 50 Compass poif 52 Notion 53 Remove •.: 55 Bushmen 57 New Guinea port 50 Rupees (ab.) Cl Postscript (ob.) forehead. "I'm extremely sorry and I hope this slight misunderstanding won't mar our hitherto cordial relations. I might say that you arc a very fortunate girl, my Why should Comrade Bilbo ot Mixste.ippl be permitted lo flUbust.- er the FEPC to death in the Senate, then op.l; on "aH rcd-o;oodeti voters" of his state lo keep Ncgroe; 110:11 voting in the primary c'.cc- lion? That's tin: equivalent ot a veto pu'.^er. and it flaunts the wlil of ihe majority. Why should comrade E. E. Cox of Georgia be permitted to delay action by the House Rules CowmU^- tce on a miniimmi-wnp,c bill? Tlic House? Labor Committee hns approved ;\ .simple bill r:\tsine the mlnl- nuitn-waL'e standard from -10 ro 65 cents an hour, cox said he wanted t<> vote i>n it but had to go home :uid campaign tor the July 12 prt- mary. So the Rules committee took no action. A veto auahi. On the same day. the House Rules Committee blocked action on Uir President's requested labor-rontro' legislation. More or thn snmtr anted that cither House ol Congress has thi: right to vote clown any proposed measure. Still, wner a single congressman or r. smal group of congressmen can blocfc tlip light of the whole Congr^ss to v the girl raimmircO bitterly. "I don't understand." il Forlunnlo in having such loyal friend as Doctor Hallock. He is o fine young man and n splendid surgeon. Would you mind telling me just why you don't likfl him?" "But I do—" Sally said impulsively, and bit her lip. I see." Tho V^omnn smiled un- dorslandingly. "But discipllnd must be maintained. Is that it, my dear? You know, of course, that he Is leaving us? So—It may not b« so difficult for you nfter that I'm sure you understand. Try to see my side ol It, Sally. Altei oil, I must have discipline. Good-< by lor the present." that. vote, they snmc spirit as arc th? acting In cast their vetoes ng.itnsl majorities will nnd acllon in the United Na Ucn.s Security Couuc:;. CX.-XC;KKSSIONAI. HUI.ES n. ^Now then, jjst Und turned_ to leave" the room, » ^To Be Cantlnned)' '•^•'•| The fauU In (he Unllerf Nation Council Is, of course. In Us r When Ihe lili-. rive, vfto rlftht put in the clwrtfr nl Kan Francis co. there v. C;L' t!l:c predictions (U:t lit wou!d nci work, thai It woul block prosix-s:.. Fimllariy. ih:> !nu!t In liv U. a. Congrccvs Is iVm iis nilfs of n:ti- cedure blocV. prp(;reK.H, Before the joint committee on the ore animation of CoiiKrcss could li,. created for Its ln\'CsliEation of nir rms of mo<Iern- izinii and rear^aniv.inp eoncression- al machinery, olistiuclionlsts had to be ijivcn ihelr way In cm aErcc- SIDE GLANCES 5(5 Accomplished 57 Burden 58 Unobscurcd HO Right (ab.) 01 Saddle pad Boarding House with Maj 1 . Hoopie WELL. HE AIM'T COWBOY EMOUSH TO RIDE OW THIS OUTFIT, IF XK LITTLE WORI^IM' IM WAR PLAMTS HAS HAD THET MUCt FLUEWCE OM HIM CX>(JBLE-O.'^ PUT HIM OM A. MO\«JIM' [K •-NCTT A. OH, HE S, A COWBOY, ALL RIGHT.' OLD BEM SET. HE WORKED WITH HIM OM THE "If il isn'l u bus; it's ;i worm, nucl if it isn'l u worm il's ;i \\ccd, ;uu! allor nil is said :nut iltuiL', \vhat Imve you yol? A SMALL BIRD OF AFRICA, LEADS HU.WAM 8EIMC-5 OR OTHER ,U-UU\ALS TO TREES CONTAINW& THE WAR RU1M ByJ.R. Williams Out Our Way WHAT/? ^Oli CW SPM6 SOUR M\f\SH,B\S GAD, BUSTER..' IT OULD BE LUDICROOS O HITCH A 5HIMV TRAILER. TO AFTER THE NEST HAS BEEN LOOTED FOR HONEY, THE BIRD FEEDS OM THE BES GRUBS THAT HAVE FALLEM TO THE SSO FIST VMAMIK1& TILLVM& G6T OUT HEAP V«IAS ESCAPE Tr^E tl^ CAt<s COLLECTIOM, EOT GOT A ONi VOL), Too, SOLE. cs F CORROBED HCW ABOUT A RUSTIC, HON\e-MPit>e OPEM WHERE VOL) BOTl-l CAM RUN . WITH THE GVPSV .PlRlT YOUR CAR WHERE'S ELMER /* ' \ ^ HAD ,V\ORE THAN I OOO EARTHQUAkES IN iEPTEASBER., 1-32.3. 7-1 ANSWER: Texas. Nt,\l: Wliat Is llic ancestor ot our annlcs of lait-v

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