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PA08EMBT JUiTnTBTTLLE (ARK.) COURIER XCTTI TV BSD AT, OCTOBER S, \99l BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NBWft THE COURIER NBWB CO. H. W. KAUm. FuMtaher IT A. SA1NBB, AMiiUnt Publiihw • A. A. FREDRICTDSON, Editor PAUL D. KUUAN, AdVNttlicc •alt Ntttonil Advertising tUprwentatlve«: WkllM* Wltmer Co, N«w York. Chicago, Detroit, AtUnta, Uraphl*. Altered M second c!a« matter at th« post- «4fk» at Blytiuvill*, Arlunsu, under »ct ot Con, OetolMr », 1917. Uembtr of Th* AuocUted Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By ourter In th« city of Blythevllla or any Mburbtn town whcr* carrier urvloa Ig main- t»iruxi. 26c per week. By mall, within a radius of M miles, $9.00 per year, 12-50 (or six months, 1145 for three months; by mail outetde 50 mil* zone, $12.50 per year payabl* In advance. Meditations % Wbom mtot liedrast In (he faith, knowing feat * the MOW mf factions art acoomplUhed In yaw brethren that an in the world.—I Peter 5:*. * * * In the time of Jesus the mount of transfiguration wai on the way to the cross. In our day tee cross IB on the way to (he mount ot trails- figuration. If you would be on the mountain, to» mu«t consent to pass over the road to It. —H. Clay Tnunbull. Barbs Home J« where every man hangs his hat any old place but on t closet hook. « • » A Nebraska teacher told her pupils they could chew (tun In school—and the kids now are forever blowing bubble*. * ' * * There are a Jot of Infant Industries in our country, but the best yet U the- well kept background. * * * A Clrciu p*r*chu<« juniper was arrested for operating a lottery game. Xbb time the law opened up on htm. ....•:••• * .• * Nothing can be done in. a day It you're always satisfied to let that day be tomorrow. labor. Anjr carrowwr 6WW«oe ot M*tul. •hip can only heighten th« nation 1 ! peril. Labor'! antiquated yardstick ought to b« discarded forthwith. A Good Start— Let's Follow Through Canada's agreement to accept the 32 Czechs who dashed for freedom aboard an express train a few weeks ago is a happy sequel to what threatened to become a dismal story. Under procedures all too common in a Western Europe besieged by a steady stream of Iron Curtain refugees, many of the Czechs had been arrested for illegal entry into Germany. This event highlighted a problem that deserves major attention from high Allied authorities. Resettlement of the 32 Czechs, arranged by the Iron Curtain Refugee Campaign tinder leadership of Gen. Carl A. Spaatz, retired Air Force commander, is a token of the kind of solution called for on .a 'much larger scale. Let's hope it inspires action. The Communists, incidentally, have attempted to explain away the embarrassing express train escape by dubbing it a "terroristic plot" by American secret agents. The only terror involved is the Reds' terror that their own people will know the facts of the case. AFL Uses Wrong Yardstick To Measure Senators'Worth At San Francisco the American Federation of Labor marked 19 U. S. senators as targets for defeat in 1952. Fourteen are Republicans. • It's a free country. Anybody has a perfect right to oppose any candidate for office. Yet it is possible to question the wisdom of the A. F. of L. action on other grounds. AH 19 of the federation's list are there because they voted for the Taft- Hartley labor law and are trtus deemed "short-sighted and aijti-labor." Taft- Hartley, of course, has* been a red flag to top labor leaders ever since its passage in 1947. At first blush the newest blacklist might seem wholly logical, since the A. F. of L.'s traditional policy has been one of rewarding its friends and penalizing its enemies. But the federation's definition of friend and foe is so narrowly conceived that one may reasonably ask whether organized labor really understands where its interests lie. To begin with, the case against the Taft-Hartley act is unproved. There is no substantial evidence that it has damaged labor's course, or ever will. Hence the use of that law was a yardstick of friendship is largely artificial. : But beyond that, does the A. F. of L. really wish to judge the usefulness of a senator by so limited a gauge in this critical time? .The next five or ten years may de': termine whether we are to have peace i or the most destructive war in all history. Decisions made in Congress will , play a big part in settling that great f Issue. Consequently, we need on Capitol Hill men whose judgments are informed, imaginative and independent. They have ths problem of deciding not only how to meet the Communist threat to freedom, but how to foster at the same time an orderly, continuing growth of American life in all its richly varied facets. Is it fair to assure that a Congress : whose prime qualification was friendship for labor's specific wants would be the best Congress to face the crisis ahead ? The answer is clearly no. Lawmakers must be chosen by broader gauge. Breadth of vision, devostion to national as against regional or other special in- tests, respect for the facts, these are some of the qualities by which we must measure candidates for Congress. In these times of stress, men thus - equipped to'shape national destinies are • the friends of every American—including the leaders and tha rank and file of Views of Others Idealism, or Self Interest? There is a principle In diplomacy which holds that no individual, nor nation, can reasonably be expected to follow any course not dictated by self Interest. The seeming cold-bloodedness, the hint of the Machiavellian, in thnt principle apparently haa rendered It distasteful to the drafters of American foreign policy. We've, largely chosen, Instead, to chart our way on the basis of lofty ideals. Ideals arc swell, but, if drown too fine, mankind, unfortunately, has a tendency not to measure up. Criticism of our "Impractical Idealism" comes from ft man In a position to know, George P. Kcnnan, top figure In State Department policy planning until he took off a year ago lor work at Princeton's Institute of Advanced Study. While; other countries followed the down-to- earth principle of self Interest, Mr. Kcnnan said, we have preached high ideals—and tailed to maintain the force to give them meaning . As quoted by Tims, Mr. Kennan's prescription for America U "the courage to recognize thnt If our own purposes and undertakings here at home are decent ones, unsullied by arrogance or hostility ... or delusions of superiority, then the pursuit of our national interest can never fall to be conducive to a better world." That sounds good, but could we Idealistic Americans really act consistently In our best Interest in foreign affairs? We follow the rule ot self-interest In day-to-day living, but often are unwilling to do so as a million dealing with other lands. We have, however, rlone much the same thing to some extent today, In our new policy toward Franco Spain, and In our moves to make Japan and Germany strong against Russia. Mr. Kennan's view Is challenging, but we Americans are what we are—an idealistic people. And as such, we've done mighty well In the worlrt. — ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT These Arguments Aren't Particularly Convincing Many business and farm leaders continue to Insist that, the economy, if left alone, win level off and that controls are wicked and arc Hurting everyone. Abolish economic controls, or at least weaken them to the point of Ineffectiveness, they urge, and everything will be all right. Prices and the cost of living will return (o normalcy. Perhaps they should try to convince the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics of that. The BLS Saturday roporteri that food costs continued their dizzy climb in August, rising 1.3 per cent over the previous all-time record reached In July. —ATLANTA JOUTiNAL SO THEY SAY In Our Time? Peter Edson's Washington Column — U. S. Has an Important Interest In Impending British Elections WASHINGTON (NEA) There Peter Edsbn is an Important American angle to the British elections which Labor Party Prime Minister Clement AtUee has called for Oct. 25. Ordinarily, it's tough enough for American voters to keep their own politics and politicians straightened out, without bothering over British domestic Issues. But this different. l Underlying all other reasons for ca II ing British elections now are the United Kingdom's unfavorable trade balance, reduction of gold i reserves and financial relations' with the United States, involved in the last item are questions of new American aid and payment of the first principal and Interest, due Dec. 31, on the $3.75 billion U.S. loan to Britain. First payment on a Canadian loan ot $1.2 billion also comes due at this time. It was noteworthy during last week's North Atlantic Treaty Council meeting in Ottawa and the Inter national Bank and Monetary Fund meeting In Washington the week before that British representatives went out of their way to spread the word and paint the picture of Britain's financial plight. This was not necessarily done in any crying tone. It was the usual calm, British portrayal of the facts of financial life. Britain's exports are up. and dependent on Imports, as compared with only 4 per.ceub.for the U.S. Because of these increases in prices paid, Britain's dollar surplus of last year is being converted into a dollar deficit this year. Exports Musi Balance Defense Spending Britain :B spending roughly $4.7 billion on defense this year and lor the next two years, To meet the cost of this effort, it would be nec- e.ssary for Britain to .sell that much more exports. Because of steel shortages, coal shortages, conversion of: Industry to arms production, it is impossible to increase exports by this amount. The interesting thing about all this presentation of gloom was (hat no visiting Briton ever got aroune to saying what was going to be done about it. The ball was simply pxit out in mid-field, apparently In the hope that someone with bright idea would pick it up and run. What the British themselves propose to do about it is apparently to be left until after the elections. I the Conservatives win, it will be their ball to run with. If the Laboi Party wins and improve its pres> ent slim majority in Parliament that will presumably be the slgna and the mandate. It will then havi to pick up the ball t and buck thi line with further cutbacks on thi British economy. Or something. In talks between American am British officials, there were impli cations that the British might bk additional U. S. aid. But they neve came right out and said they would prices are U per cent above lastj or how much. They did ask for ai year's. Britain has to pay 35 per cent more for her imports, however. Britain's economy is 24 per cent, allocation of 800.000 tons of U. S steel—not the two million tons or iglnally reported. once over Th« DOCTOR SAYS B? EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Service Although we learned in medical chool that gallstones were most ommon in the "fair, fat and forty." are by no means restricted to eople described in such terms. True, ,hey are most frequent after thirty, nd true also, that three-fourths of 11 cases are in women. Gallstones, as the name implies, ie in the gallbladder, or the pas- ageways from It. and this little sear-shaped pouch is located under he liver on the right side, a short lietance below the ribs. What causes gallstones to form? 7here are believed to be several hings which play a part. Stagna- ion of bile in the gallbladder is one. Overweight, wearing of corsets, occupations requiring a leaning forward position and sagging of the abdominal organs are believed to aroduce such stagnation. Lack of exercise, particular!} when combined with too much fondness, for food, also favors the formation of stones. Infection in the gallbladder may also play a part Many persons with gallstones have an increase of a substance caller cholesterol In their blood, am cholesterol is present In mobt gall stones. Gallstones may or may not causi symptoms. The most frequent earl; symptom IB Indigestion. A vagu Iceling of discomfort In the abdo men, gas. vomiting may occur. Often there is pain In the region of the gallbladder or tinder the right shoulder blade in the back. A yellow color to the skin, or jaundice, is not always present. The most important aid in diagnosing gallstones !s the X-ray. Sometimes the stone can be seen In an ordinary X-ray picture; in many cases, however, a dye has to be given which fills the gallbladder and outlines the stones In a kind of a silhouette picture. Many Factors to Consider If gallstones should be found, should the gallbladder be taken out a sense of fullness, intestina and sometimes nausea and lightly- B* A. A. Fredrickwm Tuesday's toiling— News item: WASHINGTON—Th« Census Bureau says there were frl.7 men lor every 100 women in Mis* sLsslppi in 1950 as compared to the 98,7 to 100 ratio of 1940. Yes, and that .7 of a man t* 19 yea» older now, too. • * * According to the wire services, 3agmar, television's Jane Russell, *>ld Detroit newsmen that her 'dumb blonde" act is just that—an act "If I were really that dumb, I wouldn't be on television," she was quoted as saying. Those are brains? * * • The - Worm - Turns Department, vIan-3ites-Dog Division: A San Francisco man, claiming his wife is money-crazy and insists on living in a miserly fashion on her $3,OQO-a-month income, is suing for divorce and asking her for $1,500 a month alimony. Quote from Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio: "If Republicans get out (and work), there isn't any doubt of my election. I mean, there's no doubt tn my mind we can win." " Anyway, he hasn't any doubts, Author Dale Carnegie has disclosed that he is going to become a father at the age of 63, He is author of "How to Win Friends and Influence People." Well, that's one way .... • * • Prom an Oklahoma doctor comes this tip on how housewives can avoid backaches: Copy the posture j| of a man drinking beer at a bar. n New York, however, he said he had a predilection for paying debts and had made an allowance for It n his budge*.. The amount due the D. S. is $32 million principal and $87 million nterest. The amount due Canada at the same time is approximately $33 million (Canadian). But there is a, provision in both loans that interest can be waived if the British regard their reserves as inadequate or if the International Monetary Fund determines that Britain cannot earn enough from her exports to finance imports of the same volume as in 1936-38. After the elections, there will be tremendous pressure in Britain to ask for a waiver en this interest. If the Labor Party wins by a slim margin. Jt won't be able to resist this pressure. If the waiver is asked for, there will be criticism of Britain in the United States. The question may then become an American political issue, used by the Republicans against the Democrats who granted this loan in the first place. If the loan payment is made, however, it may mean only that Britain will e.xpect that much more aid ircm the United States next year. There is no economic aid for Britain in the legislation now be fore Congress. The amount of military aid earmarked for Britain has not been disclosed. Whichever British party wins the October election may stay in power or fall according to the size of that cut in the pie Budget Includes Allowance For Debt Payment The subject of Britain's Dec oan payment did not come up off laity and was not en the agend Vhen Britain's Chancellor 'of Exchequer Hugh Gaitskell arrived j hoopera^onf This "dVchiorTdepends i t_ _,j *--- on how many attacks of colic there have been, what the symptoms are, whether there is infection present in.the gallbladder, what the X-ray studies show, and the other things such as age and physical condition. It would be fine if some method could be used which would dissolve the stones without operation, but no way of doing this has been found practical. Even though many people carry gallstones for years without know- ng it, there is always danger of discomfort or Injury to the general lealth. Treatment other than operation usually includes attention to diet, and exercise adapted to the Jidlvidual condition and needs. IN HOLLYWOOD BT ERSKTNE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — Holly- land. STILL SAYS NO Rosalind Russell, without See HOLLYWOOD on Page 18 •JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service H You Are Careful A few blatant blockheads who either lack comprehension of the terrible danger we face or are willing to gamble with the security of the nation (for) political advantage (have assumed the OOP's foreign policy).—George Meany. sec.-treas., AFL.. * • • I've been astonished at the people have in the weather. Not just from the farmer, with his bread, and butter Interest, but Interest from everywhere. It's one human-interest story that never runs dry.—Clint Youle, TV weatherman. * * * t refuse to believe that Nehru and his. government are seriously attracted lo communism. Rather, I look (on their recent maneuvers) as an example of India's somewhat amateurish attempts In the field of power politics.—Sen. Styles Bridges (R-, N, H.). wood predicted a pyrotechnic display in the same league with an H- bomb when Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn were sent to Africa to co-star in John Huston's "African Queen." j But the f 155ton fizzled and It's j Bogart. shouting Katie's praises. On his first day back in Holly- j wood after the long overseas location junket. Bogart saldi "I've more admiration for Kalh- arine Hepburn than any other woman I've met in my life. Her type has always Irritated me but when I one h— of a dame, "You don't pull up a chair for Katie. You say. 'Pull up a chair for me. baby, and go get one for your-I ner was indignant. "It'j self.' It's a Hepburn you've never lay down," slid the seen In thi* film. 'Alter she found out we knew our business, John Huston and I relaxed her. She winds up in the final scenes the messiest- look me dame you ever saw. Me? I wind up as a pleasant little fellow/' About the pict ure. in wh i c h he play* a drunken bum opix>sitn Katie's missionary role. Bogart flipped me the word: "It's Huston's best movie. I'll personal 1 y shoot the doesn't like it." first critic who 75 /ears Ago In Blytheville — The New York Yankees evened the world series today by crushing the New York Giants, 1B-4. Lefty "Jomez went the distance' for the Yankees and Tony Lazzeri hit a bases-loaded homer. *frs. W. R. Salmon was awarded a prize for her entry in the County Fair art contest. Mrs. L. S. Brisco has arrivec home from several months In Call? fornia. Mrs. Robert Copeland was awarded first place for her flower display at the fair. my's four of trumps. He next ruffet out the Jack of hearts with the Jaci of diamonds and suddenly saw that he was in trouble. If he ruffed another club in dummy he would have no way ol returning to Ills hand. It he didn't rutf the club, he would be one trick short. That was the end of him. Now, how about you? Can you see the really simple play that stumped the experts? The first three tricks are all Tight. Dummy takes the ace of hearts, ace a spade from dummy while drawing the last trump; and discards another spade on the king of clubs. Dummy wins th« rest with the ace of spades and the last heart. A few posture exercises like that, girls, and you'll forget all about, that li'l ol' headache. Sen. Paul Douglas (D., Til.) on federal employment: "If three, men are needed to do a certain job, (the State Department) hires 12 to 15. They spend a large portion of their time communicating with each other . . until finally the chief wcrk of the State Department consists in Its members talking to one another," It's not that the work's hard, they say, it's just so damn dull. What ^happens when the press agent sits too far back from his work: A press release from the Arkansas-White-Red Basins Inter- Agency Committee's ivory tower in Dall?s refers throughout iwo mim- '' eographed pages to the Washlta River. Someone should send this nack a map si" ving hov. 1 to spell Ouachita. News Item: WASHINGTON — President. Truman has decided the press of business will keep him from attending the SK)0-a -plate party dinner at Los Anscles Oct. 3. Dem- ocr?tic National Chairman William M. Boyle, Jr., said. If you're having a hard time getting up the $100, Harry, why don't you borrow it from Boyle? Cheerful notes from all over: With an eye toward atomic war, the Federal Civil Defense Administration has advised that "everyone should get a 'dog tag'—preferably one with a high melting point." « * • Happy Coincidence Department: WASHINGTON, Sept. 28. f.'Pj — People aren't buying as many clothes as the clothing industry expected and President Truman has been asked to provide government orders to tide over the slack period. WASHINGTON, Sept. 79 fcpi The f amou s ''Eise nliower j i eke t," may be dropped from the present Army uniform. The Army s?id . . , a new greenish-gray experimental winter uniform will be tried on The story ts nw'siru the round. 1 - A story goes with today's hand The man who played it managed to the grand slam, and his part- It's an absolute anzry one 'There's no guesswork and no fancy busine,^. It's just a matter putting one card down alter another." Still sputtering, he showed the hand to a succession of experts. One after another, they muffed the hand. Only two or three saw the right line ol play. So he stopped l sputtering. Maybe it was a dif fl-( cult hand after all; but the right: play is so very, very simple, West opened the deuce of heart* for some obscure reason of his own, Declarer won in dummy with the ace of hearts and laid down the ace that Errol Flynn picked np a news-! of diamonds. East dropped the ten. paper headlining the Tom Ncal-'and declarer rightly assumed that Ftanchot Tone brawl over Barbara • this »vas a singleton. Payton and quipped: : i South decided that the hand "This proves there can be a Hoi-1 could not. be made if ihe neart-s lywood love fight without me." j were 4-1. s ohe next, cached the ' ' ' | kmp of hearts. He returned a low Wcddinj bells \vill ring for Gloria I he art, from dummy and ruffed with de Haven and Manhattan m.inufac-1 the nine of diamonds to shut West turer David Haft before the year's out, end. They wpre a shipboard blaze] Declarer now took the 3te of during Gloria 1 ! recent trip to Ens- ; clubs ind ruffed i club with dum- NORTH AA63 V A K 10 9 5 * AK74 WKST 4K984 VQ2 4863 + Q843 EAST 4 J 10 7 2 Sooth 1* 3* 3N.T. 5* Pass « 10 * J 10 9 2 SOUTH (D) *Q5 VS3 «QJ951 + AK65 Both sides vuL West North 2V 3* 4N.T. 7* Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pan Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V 2 of diamond*, the king of hearts But then the hearts must be sidetracked for a moment. South must take the ace r>( club. and ruff a club in dummy. Now he can ruff diamonds heart with the nine o and ruff his other lo* troops In the Washington area this winter. It replaces the Eisenhower jacket with a service ccat similar to that worn adopted. before the jacket was Comedian Answer to Previous Puzzls HORIZONTAL 1,6 Depicted comecljan II Speaker 13 Eagles' nests 14 Danish county 15 Staggers J7 Lords (ab.) 18 The gods 19 Retains SO From 21 Unmixed 3 Rodent 4 Right (ab.) 5 Australian cape 6 Disorder- 7 Correlative of either 8 Lubricant 9 More flushed 10 City in Prussia 12 Scottish sheepfold "6IE AING BRITISH MUSEUM MIE O.NI N1PON E •ABEID EO SH club in dummy. The king of dia monds « next t.ikcn to draw a second round of trumps. Finally, South ruffs another heart with the Jack of diamonds .thus setttns up a hear! and at the same time gaining the leati to draw West's last t-rump. At this point South can discard 24 Year between 13 High 12 and 20 mountain JS Body ol water ]6 Eye (Scot.) 27 Rowing loo) 22 Term used in 28 White horseshoes 29 Rupees (ab.) 23 Tie 30 Symbol for 24 Bullfighter niton 31 And (Fr.) 32 Golfcr'j device 33.Cnmson 35 Mend 36 Soviet city U Measure of type 39 Wolfhound* 44 Symbol tor iron 45 Nocturnal flying mammal 47 Chairman's mallet 48 Be victorious 49 Of Arabia 51 Father or mother S3.S1 He is a star of and VERTICAL 1 Prods 2 Armed texca 25 Church Holiday 32 Queen of Georgia 34 Stele explicitly 35 Preclude 37 Slow (music) 39 Exchange premium 40 Varnish ingredient 41 Average (ab.) 42 Fiber knots 43 Balkan nativ« 46 Small child 48 Married 50 Two (prefix) 52 Oriental measure i-V I,

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