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FACE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.y COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, 51 AY 31, 19'17 THE BLYTHEYTLLE COURIER NEWS .",: THE OOCRIKR NXWB Op. ' "" H. W. HAINES, Pubttabcr 'I; JAMES L. VERHOEFF. Editor .... PAUL D. HUfciAN, Advertising Uao&ger '^', Sole National Advertising Representative*: «v»ll»ce Wiuner Co., Hff York, Chicago, Detroit, Uemphls. r '.•Published Every Afternoon Except Bunder Entered as second class matter at the port- office »t Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ol Con- grew, October », 1917. Served by the United Prest SUBSCRIPTION RATES: • By carrier In.the city of Blytheville or any Mfturutn town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 8Sc per month. B^mm. within a radius ol 40 miles, M 00 per .ear « 00 lor six months, »1.00 tor three monthv, Bmali outside 50 mile 'loae, 110.00 per year in advance. ' . Meditation Wee to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! fcr you are like whitewashed tombs, wnlch outwardly appear beautiful, but within they arc full of deed men's tones and all unclnHiilmcss. Mntt'iew 23:27. *•-' • • • Most men can sre with the eyes but fiw have the K'ft of penetration, and thl> may be a fclMstng for man might become dliUlusioncrt if he could penetrate the thoughts of others. sentially confusing, no matter how of- ten'it is explained or how common it is in practice. So all we can any about the latest German development is that a handy medium of exchange apparently is l>eing put to excellent use. Dollar bills may satisfy, but no one would dare say they arc free from impurities, fully of apple honey, and free and easy on the draw. 'Cause' for Dismissal Governor Laney yesterday did what • •Arkansas taxpayers feared he miuM do. He announced that lie could not accept' the selection by his own hospital ^Bo'aid of Control of Dr. N. T. Hollis as superintendent of the institution. The reason why the governor could not accept the selection of Dr. Hollis, who has been second in charge of the hospital for several years, is important and the governor gave his reasons yesterday. ' The reasons appear in a paragraph in the United Press dispatch in which it was explained that Dr. Hollis had indicated he wanted "complete inthor- ity over the hospital, if he was to have •t'he responsibility that goes with the •position." !.'.'.' And the news item quoted thu gov- '|rnor as saying that "I cannot ;i;«prove JDr. Hollis for the superintendc.ncy J\viU- ..full authority at the State rlos- ' • By his very act the governor has assunicd for himself the responsibility •that properly belongs with the superintendent of the State Hospital. The superinten'dency is a man;' sized Job, and one so large that certainly no governor can handle it ar.d at the same time serve as the state's chief executive.' Governor Laney by his decision has ' refused to give a good man the oiipor- --tunity he deserves. He has refused to take into, consideration the handicaps Sunder which. Dr. Hollis has worked us •Jactivig. superintendent during a time ".when the institution was 'in turmoil. ~" He has refused to believe thai this : turmoil may have been responsible for . the resignation of the man Dr. Kollis was to have succeeded. Tt is going to be hard for the public to believe that the governor acted in good faith. A relative was an applicant for the superintendcncy, and the Board, of ..Control turned that applica- tipri'down. Another relative of the governor holds one of the key jobs at the Hospital and that relative's job might haye been jeopardized had Dr. Hollis been given "full control." ', Governor Laney by his refusal to accept the appointment of Dr. Hollis has assumed full responsibility for the mess that has been uncovered in this institution which cares for upwards of 5,000 unfortunate persons in Arkansas. 7 Let's Hope that the superintendent v,' ho can meet his approval is a man who knows his business and can do a better job than Dr. Hollis would have done, if he had been given the authority that should go with the superin- lendency. .Dr. Hollis' reputation in his chosen field will not suffer by reason of this turn. in events in the political affairs of Arkansas. Arkansas' loss will, in all probability, be another state's ?ait;. VIEWS OF OTHERS So the Bureaucrats Squawk Any family that has had to move lo » smaller house In this time of short housing, or an Individual who has had to take a smaller room, has en illustration of what Congress Js up against in trying to reduce federal spending. If you've had this experience, you k uiw how your belongings filled Ihc larger space. Getting them Into the smaller house or room is u four- aspirn-hcadnchc problem. Hut you M*> know how much of the array can be discarded—how much of It is really Junk. For we humans have a powerful possessive instinct. We hate to nail witli anythinu we own. "It may come in handy some lli'.'e," we say. There is in us a touch of all else In nature Including the vine that clings. You see the point. Congress is trying to move an ovurgrown federal bureaucracy into a smaller house, so to speak; In other words, 'o cut it down to a (cw billions less of siremlvi:. And this bureaucracy raises n mighty squawt-. It refuses to let go of needless, overlapping, duplicating activities—a litter or government:'.! JunK. The bureaucratic Idea Is: Let the people economize, and pinch tax money out of th-jir necessities to keep us in the spending mansion we have built. So the heat is put on Congress, through job-holders and pressure groups which benelit from the swollen federal outlays, Propiiennrta Is poured out on the people, lo the effect that they will suffer In some mysterious way 11 they don't continue to pay taxes for bun;aucnuic extravagance. It Isn't a pretty sight. At the botlon dfr it, as Attorney General Tom Clark pointed out, Is the ridiculous government rule that th,: salaries of bureau heads are decided by the number ol their employes. So they get more employes, and it's Ike pulling u tooth to get them lo tiie one. If you want economy, the only condition under which democracy can long survive, you'd better tell your representative and senutor!{ so. They arc under terrific bureaucratic pressure. Don't blame them if you keep still, uncl the bureaucrats win. ; —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. Money to Burn SO THEY* SAY Another Spring/ Another Visit Mystery Man Is Un-Mysteripus Anti-Climax in Senate Hearing Th« DOCTOR SAYS By WILLIAM A. O'BKIKN, M. I>. Written for NEA Service Social agencies favoring, .placing tiomeless children with "families rather than putting them In Instilu- tions. Large orphanages of the past are being replaced by many families taking a few children in each home. Boarding parents deserve a great deal of credit for their success in making homeless children happy. They are .an example to natural parents, for they show how to be By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN (United I'ress Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, May 31. (UPi — After the build-up that the Senate Small Business Committee (save Herbert M. Kan>, Brooklyn attorney, as Ihe missing and mysterious middle-man in the Jl^lc of one multi-million dollar steel deal after another, his appearance something of an anli-climax. Counsellor Karp was so tall so thin his Adam's apple an Inch above his collar. 3lc ha'I a kcwpie doll tuft or hnir at th'J" front of his bald pale, shiny eyeglasses, and an unhappy expression. You'll understand why in a minute. He was the lawyer in the efforts of E. A. Kerschbaumer of Pitts- objective with children by treating , b '' to buy 300 000 tons of steel each child as a distinct person. | s , iects for $40i ooo,QOO. He deliver-* Couples cannot care for children without getting approval of their homes and giving a good reason for wanting children. Mothers accustomed to caring for large families are upset when they realize their children arc growing up- They can apply to a social agency for children to board and will have a good chance to do so if children are available. Children feel more secure in a family than in a large institution. •he basic needs ol childhood are cw. Good food and family life re the most important. If board- ng parents feed their children >roperly, require them to i;>7to\v he routine of home, and help Relief from Hunger Essential in Many Areas Before World Can Begin to Live in Peace BARBS BY HAL tlOCHRAN A Georgia golfer broke his wife's jaw practicing at home—and said it was an accidcr.l. m • • There isn't any map on the road to success, You" have to find your own way. • * « Right after being married, n Minnesota couple admitted to friends they haci qurrrclcd for 10 years. Well-trained, we call it! There Is just as much sense in wnrrlr.i; ns Ihere Is in advising others not lo. • * * When a man says his wile understands Iv.ui you can just about bet he has his own way BY PETER KUSON NBA' Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 31. (NBA) — n well-fed America it is hard to et excited about food shortages in other parts of the world. Yet anyone with a nickel's worth of sense mist realize that, .there can be 10 peace or stability until more people have enough to eat. Hunger is the world's pu'ubuluic enemy lumber one. The report which Sec. -Gen. D. A FitzGerald has just made to the International Emergency Food Council meeting here in Washing- Inn points up some of the horrible truths of this situation. as destructive as World War. I— there may be worse shortages next spring. IMPORTING NATIONS FlUliT FOR FOOI» The first rule of politics is that Ihe.rations must be maintained or the government^ imposing them will fall. World War II »I352 billion as was seven against . times 'mere 20 per cent less than prewar in total tonnage,, but 25 per cent less on n per capita basis because of population increases. AN OLD STORY i TO CONGRESS [Prod action of pulses—peas ant I beans other than soybeans—is es the confirmation of the sale stationary of the Firlh-Sterliir; Steel Co. to Kerschbaumer all rig'.v, and that seemed to have been a mistake. The .steel company claims it v.i:; a forgery. Kerschbaumer says he'H sue Firlh-Slcrllng. A Mr. Zapp. who worked at the steel mill and whos'j name was on the letter, snicl hn didn't sign it. All he dirt, he saicl. i was buy Counsellor Karp a di'int: and even then ho had to be fiulrl't about it. "He was in uncl out.' 1 Zapp testified. "He was a regular I wlll-o-thc-wisp " ' Not, so. retorted Cuunsrllor K'U'rx Nothing mysterious about him. Then, demanded committee Coun- hem with their problems, children SB , Ray Dickey whe re'd he ;:ct re happy. I letlcr offering to prcduco th? sl''el ADOPTION TAKES TIME / I that was B oing to, make K.-^.l^m- large numbers of homes ] mcr nn(1 pa , s mul ti. mim o!s:nrc.5? / With large numbers of homes being broken by ^death and divorce, j "'The"couns'ello'r"s'aid it Vis :m a- $186 billion damage. Obviously, recovery cannot be a s quick and easy as in 1920-21. The world acreage under plow Is no greater than it was 10 ycare ago, but the population has increased by from 5 to 10 per cent. In southeast Asia alone it is estimated there are 100 million more nccplo to be fed than there were in 1939. Living standards are rising nil over the world. People want more to cat. People who used lo be content with corn or rice now want more wheat and meat. In the face of these conditions which tend to aggravate wartime lood shortages, many old world countries are finding it necessary to continue fooci rationing. In some countries the ration map have to be cut. even, though new crops will soon be harvested. If not cut now. Today there arV only three areas' timated slightly above prewar. Bu i the world thai have more basic ' there will be a third less pulse, foods-grain s and meat—than they than the importing countries arr will consume. They arc Argentina, j demanding to make np for short the U. S. and Canada. Australia ages in meals, cereals, fats am ami -New Zealand. The fights oils. among the imparting countries for i Early estimates put, next year's lai'Kcr" shares of the exporting world sugar production at this countries' surpluses have been long ' year's level. European and Filipino and hiiicr, bchiivi the closed doors ' production may be up, but Cuban of IEFC commodity committees. | production is expected to drop. wheat crops and Thi s is the sad picture that confronts food experts as they meet to divide up world supplies. What it indicates is that world foorl production is not recovering nor he care of homeless children is becoming a problem. It takes time o make a proper adoption. Some social workers have been accused of placing children in temporary ionics rather than trying to have them permanently adopted. But this is not true. Social agencies report a sharp increase In the number of natural parents who bring their children and ask for someone else to take care of them as they are no longer Interested. In most cases, they can afford to keep them but would rather give them away. • * » ANSWER: Our 2-year-old son seems to be deaf. My doctor believes that it is on a congcnilal basis. Will a hearing aid help him? ANSWER: I am not familiar with the success of hearing aids in a child of his age. It could be tried now or latcr. Despitf: ^record wheat crops evporls from the U. S. and Arsen- lower production of cereals in the old world will make this year's lota Isupply less lhan last vcar's. Tliis cereal shortage is made 10 appear areater bv a number of complicatins factors. Wheat must The hard fact seems to be that be used as meats, fats corccting itself as rapidly as it should. sircstitu'c for rice, 'he governments themselves have „„. , and oils. Grains nor- not provided adequate machinery mally fed to livestock had to be al- for dcaline with these food short- i n -^inrf fn,. humnn consumption, aec situations. Deficit countries mpossible to hnvc been lax in 1 their controls, and poultry They have not controlled their im- meat dairy ports and have not collected all •implies 'to pro- indigenous food supplies. They have not rationed wisely and have. not Inralcd for human That lias made it build up livestock numbers to increase products, and egg v.-ar levels •">, Meal. production in Euronc is still 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— Unrenterf stores in the downtown district will be utilized lo "dress up" the shopping district accord- Ing to plans made by the Business and Professional Womans Club under the direction of Mrs. H- Reynolds. Mrs. Reynouds said today, "all owners of buildings are being asked to give use of the empty windows to the next door storekeepers who will prepare window displays." Charles A. Stubbs. teacher in Suribury school, will leave Monday with his mother to spend th e Summer in their home at Blodgett, Mo. stopped black markets. Most of allj m °" ds ' only'(10 per rent prewar. That nulls *°V | la ™ not concentrated on gct- world production down to 8 lo 10 tint: their food production back to per cent below prewar. Meat prices prewar levels. When shortages bc- nre still so hinh that, importing come acute they take the easy cannot afford to buy. countries That creates a still greater demand for cereals. •Fats and oils supply is estimated road of appealing to the U. S. for food or for loans to buy food. This is now an old story to which the U. S. Congress is showing ICES inclination to listen. IN HOLLYWOOD American cigarets have taken a sharp drop on the German black market. New regulations by our military government,' a flood of cheapen and good Russian cigarets, and other factors have forced down the price. And so now the Germans are reported to be smoking American brands instead of using .them for money. * The whole theory of money is CK- The United Slates must, avoid wobbling nnd swnyng this wny and lhat or the wc-rlrt will lose all confidence in our proposals and our leadership.—Secretary ol stale Mnrsiiun. » • • H would be a great misfortune anil a heavy blow lo our country's leadership in world al- fnlrs should we unilaterally withhold approval of the Balkan and Italian treaties.—President Truman. • * • Congress has picked u bad lime to cut oil American relief lo foreign countries. If we were right in the first place in helping pc.'iilc to help themselves, this is certainly no time to stop.—Warren R. Austin, U. S. delegate to united Nations. • • • The- healthy growth ami continued strength of the country is a prerequisite to the successful solution of the atomic tx>mb.—Dr. James n. Conanl, president Harvard U. • • * A record of one divorce lor every two marriages in 35 major cities indicates r-, lack i>! loyalty between husband and wile *hnt will have its effect uiron the national honor.— Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen, Calholic U. iiiillnsonHy professor. • • » From uncertainty comes discontent arc! discontent breeds communism.—James P. Byrnes. • • * Committees have their proper places in working out co-ordinated policies, but when it comes to day-to-day decisions a single administrator is so far suiierior there is no comparison.—General Eisenhower. • » • For those who believe in "one woilfi" there is "no foreign land' 1 nnd there will bo no h»pc for peace until an American can speak his mind In other countries.-Henry A. Wallace. BY KRKKINC JOHNSON NKA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, May 31. <NEA>While conducting Eddio Rirkcn- backer and a croup of L-asliii-'i newspaper executives an'l reporters through M-G-M studii. Katharine Icpbiirn took them to i'i>< set where •Yank Sinatra was working in "Tlio siiiB Bandit." Kat.y foinmonlcd: Sinatra and I have the skimuesl CRS In Hollywood. His are cvui skinnier than mine." The eastern rcporioi 1 ;, incidentally, were amazed at's com- ;>lote .personality renovation. They round her charmiiiR a:iti amiable. apparently enjoying boln ; j .1 u eious human bciiifr - - n perfect saleswoman for Hollywood Bo.vd Lewis of New Vork. NKA executive editor, rtdi;lilril In-r liv remembering her lirr.t st;icc appearance Iff years :\KO in New Sl.i- VPII. The play lasted only three days. 1 doubt, if Paramount is read" to confirm this, but it's A pood bet that. "The BhiK Crosby Story" may be In the offing. Crosby' w:>ulii play himself, singing all ' the hit HIES he has made famous lor the 1st 20 years. sonal appearance tour. . . . Republic studio slruck o'.r. on plans to film Ihc life story of Babo Ruth. Two other studios arc now dickering for the yarn. This is Hollywood: "GK-cn Grass in Wyoming" will be lihnrd on location in Utah. "T'i« Fabulous Tcxsn" will be made in Arizona. It finally happened. D:>:i Lop fashioned a hat made ol' 'l lamp shade frame covered \v;;h (low?is Carole Ixindis bought it. AVIATION rKHIlI.KKS A group of 25 alr-n:inde:l i.tnrr who lly their own i)l-ine~. hcadr( by Dick Powell, are .isk:n;: the nation's aviation writers what thcj can do lo advance the cause of private aviation. The have Ihrnj^ht i that film .stars, due !o th-?ir abilit to command public H! M'.tion fron n-Ilyins people, could bo the opening wedcc, in n v-!'<«i''am de signed to sell private aviation t, the Eencial public. Columlii.i sncak-rircviexvc"! th-, Orson Welles - Uita llLiyworlli movie. "The I.ady Fr-iiit Shanghai," in Sanla Barbar.i. They say It's a hil. In the national championship di- ision the players bid more or less Tournament—E-W vul. Sooth West North Eut 2 A Pass 3 V Double 3 * Double Pass 6 V Pass 7 V Pass ,Pasj Opening—*K 31 If he won the first trick dummy's ace of spades, he would have to discard a club or a diamond from his own hand, so instead, he played a low spade from dummy and trumped with the three of hearts. The queen of diamonds was led, South covered and dummy's ace won. Three rounds of hearts were cashed, then the jack of diamonds, nnd when South's ten-spot fell Kempncr ran off the balance of the hearts. He was left with the diamond seven and the kinff-t ciRht of clubs, while dummy had the ace of spades and three clubs to the ace. North held the diamond nine and the queen-jack- scven of clubs. Kempncr led the eight of club: to dummy's ace. then cashed the aee of spades. If North let go the nine of diamonds. Kempncr would throw his losing club, while the discard of the j;vck of clubs mad' Kempncr's king and ten good. mazing thing. He was in iho of the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, minding his own b'.iK'iu^s, somebody had hisu I'a'^f Up came a man yyho handed envelope. The man '.vent •V^B-'. Hours later Counsellor Kurp-ruol-n- ed In his pocket, onened the enve- lope.'nnd found the offer o. r the Firth-Sterling company to deliver the steel. He was surprised aaain a UHIe ater lo learn that Fir'.h-Slerlins never had made sheet s'.oc-l In H.-i 50 years in business. Karp spent two hours iellim: the committee of Sen. Edward Martin of Pa., how much he didn't know about Ihe slccl business. Lite was one surprise after another for Ihe counsellor. The Renls in the fancy hotels, wearing the hnnd-pnintcd necklies and talking about millions, never seemed to have anv money. One or them did Innri Counsellor Kam a check for S25.00I). "But it was made out to Herbert M. Karp. truslce. blah. blah, blah." scarp testified. "I put it llirovurh for denosit." It bounced. The counsellor said he did gel S200 in cash from Kersch- baumer. plus some Invaluable experiences. "I learned that it is the easiest thing in the world to pick np a telephone and buy more stec^than the whole industry can iviUp.ifiir- tnre in a year," he said. "Omy yon never do get delivery." Tlie boys on what they call the merry-go-round .seldom have steel for sale at any price; the ones lo whom they try to sell it usually have no money to nay. This is not nutritious situation for a himl- vorking lawyer, counsellor Karp said he wants no more of the steel- ess steel business. And another What's the idea of calling him a mystery man? If he'd only known the U. S. Marshal in New York wanted to hand him n subpena, ue'd have been delighted. As it was :he counsellor .said, he (mt here as quickly as he could. Was it his fault that a fog grounded his airplane? And if this dispatch seems coi*- fused. it has accomplished its purpose. Confused was thp way the Senators felt when Counsellor Karp unwound his leg from the arm of his chair and strolled into the sunshine. Idaho I.noUs Ahead COEUR D'ALENE. Ida. <UP> — About 7.000 while pine seedlings, which will be merchantable timber about 2043, have been T'j^^'d hi n. 100-acre,. burned-over ^ie;\ in the Cocur D'Alene national forest. Conductor There may be dif ver "Nfam'sclle," (he song Oircc- '01 Edmund Goulding wrote for The Razor's Edge." Xuie.' Cugal s telling his attorneys that It's too similar to "Illusion." whicli he wrote three years ngo. nAMRINO*S STORY Laurence Olivier is \ve:tiinj, a hal nnd refusing to take It oif. They | bleached his hair a Grab)'; blond i for "Hamlcl." . . . i;«dy Laments finally admitting that ;,he and •inhn Lodcr nren't ijjttin;: along. But they're both trying lo avoid a divorce, she snid. Mae West probably will do a movie In London this summer, she's McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Life Masters' Kids Sometimes Weird BY W1I.UAM E. McKKNNEY America's Tard Authority Written for NEA Service This year the masters individual tournament was held in two .sections, a world championship section for Life Masters and a national championship section for Senior Mnstcr.s. Jtow "down the alley." but in the Life Masters section the bidding in some instances was weird. One of the weirdest was today's hand, board No. 9 of the fourth session. Most of the East-West players in the national championship section arrived at a six-heart contract and made six. However when Ralph Kempncr of Chicago (Hast) played the hand in the world championship section the bidding: shown was the way it happened. Kempncr was rather surprised when South opened the bidding with two spades. However. North and South were using weak two-bids. -But when North responded with three hearts, that was little too much for Kempncr, s o he doubled. West correctly doubled South's three spade bid. Kempner had quite a probta mnow, but he decided that if his partner could | double three spades. North was on an ont-nnd-out, psychic, and therefore he bid six hearts. With three aces West wa s Justified In [icing to seven hearts, which neither 'North nor South bothered to i?.on- ble. Kempncr realized that in order HORIZONTAL 3 Rots by 1 Pictured must- exposure cal conductor, * Female horse 5 First man 6 Symbol lor neon 7 Bird's home 8 Withered old' woman 9 Male sheep 11 Blemish heniled llicre tor n 1'2-wci'k nor-1 boards were played •ver the same to make the contract ho had to in both sec- find South with the king of tlir. Bernard 8 Cormorant 10 Revokes 13 Rodent 14 Ancient Irish capital 16 Perched 17 Cupola ISNonh's eldest son (Bib,) 1$ Snare 21 Preposition 22 Behold! 23 Requires 27 Doctrine 30 Clamp 31 Poem 32 Dropsy 34 Pares 37 Area measure 38 Near 39 Pedal digits 42 Grandparental 46 Destiny - 48 British account money 49 Genus ot insects 50 Before 61 Jail 53 Internal 55 He a. symphony W orchestra f VERTICAL 1 Despise _ 2 H»H-«™ 27 Spinning toy 28 Dutch city 29 Born 32 Consume ',-, 33 Sag 35 Tardier 12 Not fresh 15 Exclamation ITPut on 20 Cooking vessel 36 Samte (ab.) 24 Compass point 40 Make n ZoObstinc mislake 26 Health resort 41 Levantine ketch 42 Soon '."• 43 Sell 44 Apiui (ab.) 45 Secular 46 Marshes 47 Exist '' 52 Thus 54 Symbol for niton

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