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(ASK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1940 ______ _____ B BLTTigCVILLB! VQOUKDOt JCTEW1 ' ,' & W. BAINBS, PtfMMhtr ; JAMES L.-VKRHOEPV, Bdttdr TOOiCAS. R, ATKINS, Advertising Published BTWT Atte cept Entered a* aecood elaai nuttar at Om !j at Blythevllle, Aitanan undar act at Coo- October ». an. Bcrnd by the DattM or any BTTBBCfUPTIOK RATM Br carrier in UM city of BtyUje •nburban town where curler icrrie* W •bed, Me per week, or Wo per month. By mall, within a radii* of 40 mite*, «««• per icai. $2.00 (or dx mooUii/»1.00 for thne mootbt; •r mall outride M mile «oo«, »10-«0 per raw parable la adTanc*, iOommon Sense Demonstrated V : Amoi-icnns generally ' arc Tes|>on<l'" i'ing with credit to themselves and to " ;the nation in face of wlwt might - fhsiye been .one • of the most important -• itcsts of their common sense. ~ Confusion over the passing of the r 'Office of Price Administration could ~\ :"Jiave plunged the' United States into a '.'. frenzy causing irreparable , dnmage ™ such as President Truman feared. •- Three\days .have ^passed and some :- 'of the early.gains registered in the live- f- stock,'.'cotton and stock markets have ''.' leveled back to figures for the days U when OI'A still was with us as a live j and operating concern. '.', As one Blythevillo banker aptly put ~' it, the law of supply and dcinancl again - has a chance to function. It'is i'tmc- -• tioning, otherwise the price, of livc- '- stock rushed to market • yesterday _ would not have suddenly shiftcd-down- •Z ward so soon. And the sumo-thing happened in other fields. Uusinessinen generally are to be - commended for their determination to ' hold the line on prices. The line, fixed ""by"'OPA has not been holding and in , the leveling off process, minus the '. • OPA restrictions and the black mar- kets, there arc certain to be some in- creases. It is not impossible to expect " some decreases, top. ' In the meantime, Americans should be on the alert to expect a flood of ;j'propaganda to hit Washington, .and. '-much of it will originate there from ^_ the office's of the bureaucrats who will - be clamoring for immediate action to i_rrestore the powers of the OPA. j .".What Americans need to consider, and urge their congressmen and sen- 1 ators to weigh carefully, is the fact that the OPA with all of its powers had not been able to prevent inflation. ;, It has been with us (as another of the •; Blytheville bankers stated earlier this : , week).for more than a year. The OPA •. has not been able to control prices '' even though it spent millions of dollars to set up rules and then try to enforce them. Buyers could defeat the promised return of normal peacetime conditions in the stores and shops of the nation if they should rush in to buy at any price. The common sense showing during the past three days provides mountains of confidence this will not happen. The merchants could defeat the promised return of normal peacetime relation between buyers and sellers by slowly increasing the prices of the food in their markets and the wares on their shelves In other types of stores, but they, too, have demonstrated sound business sense and are doing a fine job of "holding the 'line" against prices which the OPA and its supporters were certain would rise like a tide and sweep the nation. It has been suggested -that a few Scrooues would be out to reap outlandish profits. They already were op- crating the blacl( markets. The Scrooges will )>o few in number in the. peacetime business world, and the buyers soon will loarn to know and avoid them. With black markets out of the way, the reputable business men will'pros- per and at the same time retain the goodwill f their customers 'who have been mighty tolerant during months of handicaps for merchants by reason of bonal'ide shortages., and shortages brought on by governmental tampering with economic laws which cannot be repealed, and supplanted by prolonged cxi>ermier,ting with political laws which cannot be enforced. A housewife summed up the whole situation with these words: "OPA could have worked, if everybody had been •honest." And in the same breath she. added: "If everybody is honest, we do not need OPA." Americans have been on their honor these past few days, and we feel they have paved the way for a return to sound, normal, peacetime conditions, if they do not encounter more governmental interference. SO THEY SAY Our libraries r.re our best hope of the future. —Charles R. Sanderson, Toronto, Canada, Public Library. * * * Mopiiai puno.i3.io|Kin usiiOcT '(.ion liuauoo) 'msA\o.iouio>i Mnopiu, -ra;:> -uiopaa.ij .mo o.iois -o.i pun OAII 01 sn oiqiuio 01 uoiiuu ain jo ppj am 01 OUIOD upiftn Xuioiio >nomuioD -u isuiuSu .ti3M Din Stu.inp puinoj padicnj ou.A\ SOJOU.TOOUI -3p u.ioiso.tt oin imn spumuop uonvii nsnod oin '.m.tt pjpr,|ouoD XisnouopiA u j3-)jij '.Cupoj, The average consumer is paying a much higher price for soft-Hue items than he will be able to pay when appliances, automobiles and new homes are freely available.—Dr. Robert C. Shook, economist, International Statistic Bureau, Inc. If \vc iillow our pride of country and jealousy of our sovereignly to develop into a.i armaments rn':e and terminate in atomic wur, we will be lost..Dr. M. Stanley Livingston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, iCopjrright by Locy.Agnes Hancock ; XXIV LUCY AGNES HANCOCK by NEA SERVICE, I in bewilderment. "But — but ] AFTEH the episode in Miss Sun- 1 understood she was engaged lo a A « derlu,s omce, Saliy sough t and slie out Margaret again and invited w as quite violent in assorting Ilia her to go along to Aunt Clem's, one doctor in the family wa She' felt more keenly than ever Plenty. No, she said he was doing that she had lo get away from the something for the government— .'..,, .... what, she didn't say—but I con hospital for a while. 1 - '_ And it was at Aunt Clem's beautifully appointed dinner table ihat Sally heard the news that lifted--the pressure lying like h'eavy weight upon her heart. eluded he was a sort of detcctiv —maybe a member of the FBI I can't say that I approve. •* * • "JJUT you don't know him, 1 *^ Sally pointed out, feclii „ ... ,, , , . , . i suddenly a bit light-headed—eve I didnt expect you tonight, a ]j Ule hysterical and wanlin Sally," her aunt said as she served 1 nothing so much as to get away— 'Yeh, But for Good Steady Results Gimrne This!'' * .IN HOLLYWOOD .., B YFRSKINU JOHNSON Nl'A Stuff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, July 3. (NEA) — Shirley Temple saw herself the other day as a small child clolnB her stutf in "Little Miss Marker." Asked hiler how she liked herself. Shirley said: "Terrible, as an actress. But 1 sure could dance." * • • Credit cameraman Ray nennahan with one of the smoothest compliments ever bostowod. Kay was checking the lighting for a scene between Jennifer , Jones and Gregory Peck In "Duel In the Sun." "Will Miss Jones smile in this scene?" ho asked Director Charles Vidor. "Yes."'said Vidor. "Why?" "Because." said Ray. "I'll have to cut, down the lighting to compensate for the glow." * * • liob Burns, sage of Canoga Park, cays: "With the divorces in t'nis country, it looks like everybody is trying to make it the land of the free. But on the other hand, when you look at the statistics and sec that marriages out-number them, you know that it is still the home of Oie tjrave." Hi: UVKS THE 1'AUT On a recent trip to New York, Director Rnuben Mamoulian was Approached by a stranger foacT?-. :at!C at "Oklahoma.!* "You may not remember me," :\M the man. "but I played the i:irt of a doorman years ago in •our picture- 'Applause.' " "It's nice seeing you again," said Tanioulian. "I hcpe it gave you a lice start." "In a way It did," v:as the reply. 'I am now tho doorman at this .llC-iltcr." * * * Boris Karloff went to a Holly-' ft'oo<l niftht club -A here the emcee *• WASHINGTON COLUMN Washington News Notebook If (he members of the Council of jto act to five the Council a budget Economic Advisers are not named | for .staff salaries and operating must be some" sort of magic libout on, Miss Maynard. I feel pep- )ior myself." * • • T was after dinner that Sally sensed there was something on ier mint's mind. She was trying, lone too successfully it seemed, o get her alone. What had Caroyn Bacon said about her? Her Suilty conscience warned her and he tried to keep close to Margaret Adams and thus thwart her lunl's maneuvers. At last Miss Maynard took them to the garden where she and old Timothy, the ancient outdoor man, had been doing a great deal of landscaping, transplanting and experimenting. The girls wandered about, admiring and exclaiming, and at last Aunt Clem managed to isolate her niece for a moment and pounced. "Tell me," she demanded somewhat truculently for the chase had been long, "just who is this Blair —Blair Canficld who is missing Ihe steaming, delicious soup. "I oae k to her room and shut the 'somehow felt you might go t 0 door against everyone. Carolyn's." She waited until the Ij™ ffi!?"^ '£» maid had left the room then went asked after a moment in which on,.a shade disapprovingly: "This I plates were changed and the maid •man -she is planning to marry this.Richard Gregory—is no one .1 ever heard of. Did you, disappeared once more into the pantry. "You and Carolyn used to be friends. She appears to be my very fond of you." dear'" "I wanted to come here, Aunt r Sally who had been only half Idem," Sally said truthfully. "I •listening shook her head then as nave been working hard and wanted to get away from the in action and for whom you are mourning? I'm sure it was news to me." name slowly registered on her .sciousness she stammered: hospital for a while. You always me good—rest me, darling." line coni .— „ .. v. ^™......^.w«. JQQ me gooa—resi me, aarung." f'Wh-what did you say his name She smiled affectionately at her iis?" Her head whirled for a mo- I aunt wno beamed for a moment and the hand holding her lh ? n said anxiously:^ dropped to the table. Iplace^SallyTl 1 nevei "Gregory—Richard Gregory, it from the very first""! noticed ; ,Do you by any chance know him when you came in that you looked 'or of him?" I w ^' e and peaked. I'll confess you ^ Unablv'to speaK, Sally shook P?^f££e Xre'you }her head again. Margaret spoke, belong, my dear? -"Is he a doctor, too, Miss May- | Sally shook her head. "I'm all right, Aunt Clem," she protested "You do look better, Sally,' Margaret said, her voice a little puzzled. "I have been thinking < "I don't Bilnk he has anything ','to' da ^with'medicine or healing. '•{From tottethms Carolyn said I ' ave ft*'idea be u a detective. ' ^ \ *.' s \ jfcna Sally stared at her relative in something like terror. Oh, why, she asked herself, had she ever gotten into this? Aloud, she said soothingly: "It's a long story, \unt Clem. I haven't time to lin now; but I'll do it on my ery first afternoon off duty. And, arling, I'm not in mourning for im—he—he—it's over and done vith long ago." "Bui—but who is he? Wlio are lis people? Where did you meet lim?" she persisted and Sally was relieved lo see Margaret ap- )roaching. "Never mind," she soothed, a land on the old lady's arm; "it's very much in the past. I'll tell rou all about it—very soon. Ready :o go, Maggie?" she asked her [ricnd. "It's been wonderful, Aunt Clem," she satd, giving her aunt an affectionate hug, "and I'll be out again on my first afternoon off duty. That's a promise." Margaret laughed. "She isn't telling you just when that will be, Miss Maynard," she pointed BY VETI:R I:I>SON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, July 3. (NEA) — —Jesse Jones is asjain bcint' Invited to the White House. When Fred M. Vln'son was sworn in as Chief Justice of the United suites, Jones \viis rhjht up there in front on the South Portico, where he coukl be seen. Henry Wallace was also on the portico, but not nenr Jones. 'flits is the third or fourth time Jones has been Invited to the while House since Truman became President. Though Jones has been extremely critical of the atlminisfra- tlcn's British-loan and liibor policies, he has never been caMed down for expressing his opposition. Jones has been a close friend of Secretary of the Treasury John M. Snyder ever since the days when Snyder worked for Jones in the RFC. Uncle Jesse's relationship with the administration is described in this way: Though Koosc-vclt fired him, he was never in Harry Truman's bad graces. Hn is at;ain moving in administration circles. But he i;, by no means what might be c.'.'.lcil mi administration adviser, and it would not be safe to jump to any conclusions on his future participation in administration affairs. The day after Vinson wns sworn in as Chief Justice, Arthur Krock of the New York Times wrote an editorial column comparing Vinson to chief Justice John Marshall, per. haps the greatest of all Supreme Court justices, who served from 180L to 1835. "You would never iceogni/e the similarity." cracked one Washington wag. "unless it was pointed out to S'ou by someone who knew them loth intimately." OI'A IJNCKK I'AIX't V IHXAYKD OH'.VIU UEI'OUT The Office of War Mobilization nncl Reconversion is supposed to mnkc a quarterly report to Congress on July 1. but u will be (ielaycd for some time. The reuson is t'nat the economists couldn't u-rile anything until i hey knew what Congress was going to do abr.ut OPA and what the administration line would be on price-control extension. As John W. Snyder left the OWMR directorfhip only five days before July 1. the report covering the past three months should properly be siKiird by him. ihouiih he is now Secretary of the Treasury. Hut if the report is hi Id up t<n> long and is written to include n uc.v administration liiu> on v.':i!!C rmil price policies f»r Hie mining year, it will wobauly I;.' sinned bv the new OWMR boss. Dr. John li. .'--tcel- nan. to i make recess appointments. They would' be subject, to Senate review when Congress reconvened. That would mean difficulties in' building uu a competent staff, for there would be no .assurance that the jobs would'be permanent. Furbheimore. Congress will linvi f !lie members of the Council of , to EC Congress goes home for the elec-' expenses. The whole business ions, the president will be forced ' getting off to a slow and bad start was impersonating him. "if , pie are ns afraid of me a s I was !l >1 him impersonating , n c - sa | C | r Karloff later, "I must b c more i horrible than I thought." * * * ) Danny Kaye was playing EO H with n particularly bad and bore- some player. Danny tolerated the buy until the itch hole, then ask-, ed: "When did you learn this game? Now don't tell me it was this morning. I want to know what time this-morning." TYPICAL AMERICAN- I'lONIC A blase Hollywood writer, Diehard Brooks, describes a picnic for ihe script of Mark Hellin;;er's "Swell Ouy" at, Universal: "It is the usual American picnic. People sun themselves, mothers yell at children, a buseball came is played among iniddlcnged salesmen who can't make first base In any direction; characters me eating, drinking, belching, lunching, pitching horsesiioes, running three- legged races, etc. It i s generally looked upon as fun." Rosalind Russell cabled Sister Ellzabsth Kenny a jubilant report following the first, sneak-previr-w of RKO's "Sister Kenny." Sister Kenny, who picked up s> healthy smattering; of Yankee s'.ang ivliiie In Hollywood, cabled back: "Great. Line up a donbln of cob- bers and we'll celebrate with a ni!;_ cutting dingo when I return." Ella Raines isn't completely happy with the script, of "While Tie and Tails," in which she is costarred with Dan uiirycn. Ella en- Joys n h:ippy romance with the menacing Dan in the film. Ho.vever, he doesn't as in previous pictm-c.s, punch, push, or .pummel the heroine. "Peopls." says Ella, "won't believe he loves inc." Screen Actress HORIZONTAL 1,9 Pictured movie actress 13 Peculiarity 14 Nostrils Ifj Gratuity 1G Hard' (comb. form) Ifllligh priest li) Preposition 20 Game of chance VERTICAL 1 Fillets 2 Dialccla 3 Tear 4 Depart 5 Belongs to it .6 Notch 7 Insulate 3 So be it! n Parent 10 Exist 11 Color 12 Willows 21 French article M Negative 24 Fist (Scot.) 41 Area measure 25 Avarice 42 Departed 2C Curtain 43 Interjection material 44 Blackthorn 27 Amphitheater 47 Label 28 Foot lever 33 Staid 34 Pressed 30 Tidier 37 Debars 48 Cases (ab.) 43 Greek letter 50 Adherent 52 Pronoun 54 Street (ab.) you needed a vacation badly; bu since , we've been here you've perked up wonderfully." Sh I nailed at her hostess. "Thcr out. "Our afternoons off duly have become few and far between/ 1 (To B« ConUnnca) Congress has tiikcn no nrli n to change Ihe pn-.Mcl:ntirU line of .succession, as rrriiieslcd liy I'nsirli'ilt rriminii r:irly in his adminlMi.t'i Under thn present law. ir air.ihins; should happen to Truman mvl Secretary of Slate James F. liyrncs Snyder would become I'rrsiilini CEA Al'I'SIXT.MKNTS MAV isi: MAIM; SOON The nniniii^ «i mrmiiers to .',-ryc on the Iliree-mnn Council i,[ Kco- noraic Aihiseis. created uniic Hi new "full" Kinplnyini'iit Ac o 1916. may cnme. ;,onn. The m '. Passed four months n«o, and the hunt fo, i] lr cr conipplrnt ir.cn for these SIs.MO-a-ycj,,. j,,]j.-, his brcn almc.si ri.ntiniioii.s since thut 'inn-. \vhni Uir While Hcuv \vnni s for chnirninn is someone of Ihe M;IIK|- '»g of Paul K. Itoffnwn, prci.itlcnt of EliKlrbaker and rlinhman .,f the Cominlt'.ee for Kconomic l)r-vel<ii>- rnent. He has the conlUlencp of t-ongrc^ r.,,,1 01 Ncw . ,,,,.,, ^ nd conscrvatlic .idmlnlslratkni loaders, and of bin-bus,ness men, .small- bus ness men, and labor lenders ns well. BUI u,,,, (nr h(? ,,„,. rr>AlMC<1 jircssure to inkn the Job. 22 Amid 20 Flavor 29 Nalura 30 Gangs 31 Golf mound 32 Carmine 33 Sift 35 Senseless 38 Strayed 39 Men 40 Accomplish 41 High mountains •15 iNTear 40 Insect 48 Locnl French patois 50 Jewish Territorial xation (ob.) 01 Sets of players 53 Tread r>5 Kim Her pictures are sho\vn in SIDE GLANCES ur Bcxarding House with Ma j-Hopoie . ,, VOEU. ,vJPvLt>O,SUPP09£ Vou BROACH GOT OWE FIRST CONAE OUT; LOOi<S Pl^^iO 6OXOW ROLLER. POMPtV IS .USltvi 1 - IT hJOW TO MEW SHORTAGE BV AND REPORT B/XCK/-~VOe CAM 1 DRftF-T A FR.IEMO ONTWe FlRe < SANITIZE IT, IF) THERE'S WO OPA KUL& AGMKiST EMlCTI^e BROILERS/ "Tlicy'rc nl home, ;itl ri^hl — tlini's old slud', leaving Hie milk otil and lakin his i-tir down Ihc slfcol so we'll think THIS CUR SOUS WOR*J> KNOWS! PLACE INSIDE A FRAME. HOUSE. IS IN THE OUST A LITTLS FOWL PLftV, TUWS ALL= Out Our Wov .VOL)' be FOOT \ HE'S GROW BEEG WEM DEY OO DE RARFCOT-- HAH: •'WHEN A FISH TAKES THE BAIT, THE BAlf TAKES THE FlSH"Si*s RICHARD U. AVERILL ARE THE ANCESTORS OF EVERY VARIETY OF APPLE IN EXISTENCE TOOAV. 1-3 J.17.«lLl"»*i BORM THIRTY VEARS TOO SOON ".yggft

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