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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)] COUEIEB NEWS BL i rxuiVlLIJE COUKID NBWB m OCTtBQDR IOCW O& h w BA-ms. PvUMhw JAMES D. YKRBOEFP, HKer THOMAS R. ATKINS, .•Me MMtooal AdNCU Wttaur Oo, NOT York. OMcM*. D*- Puldlciud Erer? AfUraooe be*p« •ante? offle« tt Blyt>w*llle. Ark*n-«« PCM, October ». U11. , tarred bj tbt Vntr to m»to- • By .«rTteT lo tht «»t T at suburban (own »n«* curMc Kxrte* >lued. ?0c per week, or Mo • <3y mall. wlUilD ft radii* <* 40 mUM. MM vm '.cr.i. »2,uo ror <lx UMHII.KJ, »U)0 tor wnw moutta. •or UJAU ouuid* M mite «on*. fl&M pw r*** Individualism to the Rescue ' Despite all -the speeches about democracy nnd dictatorship, and all the •talk'about> national'streiii.-'h,- geographical position and spheres of influence, • international relations are determined 'in the end by the nature and character iof.tjitf ineii who conduct them. This has beevr true'throughout recorded his- •iory and remains true today. It is :tl- •ternately a frightening and a eoinforl- . ing fact. And nowhere has it been bct- 'ter. illustrated recently • than at the ; Paris conference. ] The foreign ministers' deadlock had '.held fast since last September, and ^showed .no signs of breaking. Reasons •of ideology and policy were cited to • support the contention that an agree-. . '.meht was impossible unless a miracle 'happened. No one expected the miracle, or could prei..ct its nature.' But appar- ;ently it has come to pass iti the •Shrewd, persuasive .personality of -George's BidftuU, Premier and President of France. ' Thankr- to M. Biciault,. the impnsse 'over Trieste ia dissolved and the proa- i poets of peace treaties, and n general peace conference at last definitely scheduled are sonic better. Thanks are ^Iso due the other three ministers for 4heir amenable .attitudes, B\it those altitudes seetn to'have been induced by *JM. Eidault's arguments.',. - * u Who is this politicar newcomer-and 'how did he do it? Commbn informa- itioii 01; this side of the Atlantic is sketchy on both questions. But appar- ibntly M. IJ'dault is a small, quiet, re- y^yyLniari who rose from obscurity through his leadei-hhip of the French undergroui^l during the occupation £?"A t relatively unknown professor, echtonal" writer and small-time poh- ftcian, he sec—3 to ha\e attained eminence quite by accident as a result at". His' pahiotic eff< These effoils earned out with a shiewdness and dj£arriung mi ocence ol mpnnei, pei- rnrtted^ him to direct and maintain the netwoik of ti.t undeiground \vithout deFection, while some of his closest as- bociatcs weie arrested, tortured and KffietTby the Nazis JT...HIS pat i&'ic sen ice brought hira io ^the^attentiou of «Jei.era\ de Gaulle. And"through t'ue liitncate ramifica- tions of French politics he found himself first in the French Foreign Office and then in his present position. That, briefly, tells who he is. But how he managed, R.S the weak junior member of his powerful foursome, to bring accord out of deadlock is a question whose complete answer is hidden within the walls of the Luxembourg Palace. 'lie inherited a canny, conciliatory policy from General de Gaulle and improved on it, Representing a country important enough to receive consideration but not strong enough to force an issue, ho seems to have played both ends against the middle. Or to put it' more politely, he apparently could sec and appreciate the intransigent positions of Russia on the one side and America and Britain on the other, and by this longer perspective suggest solutions acceptable to all. In budging the three greatest powers from their formerly immovable positions M. Bidault has not only illustrated again the force of an individual in world affairs, but has also presented the future roles of the smaller nations in a new and hopeful light. There will be future grave difficulties, certainly. But a way has been shown of solving the first and great. est. and as a consequence the world can breathe more-cosily. It can also thank M. Bidault, evVn though it does i:ot know him very well as yet. TUESDAY, JULY f), 1946 Old Practice—New Definition All this talk about "buyers' strikes" has a rather ominous sound, but it won't frighten the old-timers. They can remember when the practice of buying something at a price one thought reasonable, or refusing to buy, was fairly common. It used to be known simply as "thrifty shopping." B**ndBcUon The First To Be Injured The people of the United States nre entitled to a sound stable currency - • • Their' government has no right lo Injure them by financial experiments . . . This matter rises above the plan of party politics. It. vltf.lly concerns every business and calling and enters every household iu the land. There is one important aspect of the subject which especially should never be overlooked. At times like the present when the affairs oJ unsound finance threaten us. the speculator may anticipate a harvest gathered trom the misfortunes of others, the capitalist may protect htnuclf by hoarding or may even find profit in the fluctuations of values; but the wuge earner—the first to be Injured by depreciated currency and the last to receive the benefit of Us correction—is practically de'ense- less. —GROVER CLEVELAND. General Duty L J yc AGNES HANCOCK i s lit by Lucy Agues Hancock DistribuM by HEX StRVICt, took the huge florists' T box the froer nurse handed her. "Look at these roses, Doctor. t5jd you ever see such beauties? fil \va»er. they didn't come from any florist in Lintonville. Those ^ms!" . . . ..The doctor smiled and took the .oai'J she held out then frowned darkly; Sally thought she heard njm mutter: . "Darn the woman! out as her bactewas turned she felt she must have been mistaken. *fow, however, he thnlst the box aside with his good hand and said sharply: ."Take them to the poc thing across "tht hall, Nuis^, 6r l one of the "Avards." Ills eyes twinkled for a moment as thcj suet hers. "And if the done" rallr. allowed person tell rier I'm . ho isit . tors — cr in. conference hnmefacedly. "But it you knew vhat I have suffered from—^anc 'm helpless now—at her merc> "Not while I'm on the job, Doc;or Channing," Sally assured him ilurdily. "I've seen her picture : think I should know her nnd even if she docs manage lo get in I shall be here to prevent her Troni compromising you." She laughed as she said that last and he grinned in response. Doctor Richards opened th door, and entered. He was fol lowed by Miss Eitndcrlin, th house physician and the two in terries, 'ihcy were making thci morning rounds of the hospital and Silly slood al Ihe foot of the beii while the Chief examined the, chart and the others, especially the superintendent, eyed the patient with scmilUmg lik« awe. 'Can ! Have Your Autograph, Mister?' * ,IN HOLLYWOOD ... By ERSK1NE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, July 9. <NEA> — Trouble with movfe-makers," Jack Haley was telling us, "Is that they si>cnd all their time worrying about what shows on the screen. Nobody seems concerned about the condi- a guy has to "And what do you suggest?" we lions under which, watch them." asked. "Why, the Haley Matched Set vest, ftiiCT Is for your sole uce." (Note to Sirs. Johnson: That Item of 511.50 is for an extra armrest.) Haley's voice grow low. and a sympathetic note crept Into It, "Candy-wrapper- cruncliurs."' lie whispered "What's your of them?" "Candy - wrapper - opinion crunchers! (Note to Mrs. Johnson: The check (or 53.25 made out to Jack Haley for Moviegoers," said Jnck. "This] Is for right- and left-ear muffs is the atomic age, and it is time 1 One Is worn on the ear nearest the < somebody dropped an atomic bomb I sweet-fiends.) In the loge section. Jack brought forth whata looked like a pair of stilts. "Haleycoplersl" he said. "Kalcycopters?" we aped in amazement. "Yep," said Jack, "just the thing for getting to your seat. The buys who built the movie seats were careful to make certain that your stomach always bumped Into the heads of the people in the next the Haleycoptcr gives you row. "But enough altitude to spoil these scat- makers' fun." (Note to Mrs. Johnson: That item •.WASHINGTON COLUMN A couple of years ago he ber;an FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks vonderful!" she finished ively. I know— Oh-oh. I'v» hetn lisscd! 'Bye-;—be seeing you—1 ope." He hurried down the cor- idor to join the others and Sally but the door. She saw thnt her >aticnt was watching her with ntcrcst and picked up the box of lowers preparatory to taking hem across the hall. "Thai young man sort of fan- ' cirs you. doesn't he, Nurse?" he said smiling at her, "Good-looking chap; but take my advice, my deav, nnd never marry a doctor." "Don't worry about me. Doctor Channing," Sally told him, her cheeks warm. "1 doubt if I shall marry al all. I like my work." "Don't lalk nonsense, my dear." the man rebuked. "Run along with flic flowers, but don't stay away loo long. I'm lonesome \vhcn you're out of the room." Sally laughed npnin. "I know. You're afraid of the dragon. I won't be a minute. Be good." She slipped across the hall to the room where Elizabeth Newell lay wtiite and still in the narro-.v hospital bed. Kilty Howard was Arkansas Traveler Makes Good By PETER EOSON -.doesn't need exercise. Even when NFA Washington Correspondent he's talking on the telephone ho WASHINGTON, July 0: <NEA>— swings around in his" chair and The personality of Dr. John R, fidncl-s more than n man takinp Steelman, new. Assistant President setting-up exercises. And he spend; and therefore ranking bureaucrat hours on the telephone. of the land, is something special. He is six feet tail, weighs over 2'JO pounds. In the last few years IK: has •omc a little paunchy. He is ^ray- Ing, though only 46. The Inhor- mnnagemcnt battles he has been through would make anyone gray- headed. But he is also" 1 - boyishly plrtft'4 cheeked, with big 'blue eyes Unit' sparkle behind rimless spectacles.; And he Is full of vim, vigor, and vitality. Words pour out of his month in torrents. He waggles his head around on a universal-joint' J , bull-neck. He Juts out his chin and pouts his lips nnd squints his eyes to emphasize every word ho spe:>ks. He. never says anything quietly or wirh r |. out a great deal of posilivcncs-,. lie cusses fluently betimes. Though he has been a mernbc- of I the Washington chRir-borne army of officials for all but one ci[ th? last 12 years, he never sits still n second. He Is so completely full ot nervous energy that you Imngiiv? his dining on radio-touted "encrgy- luick" cereal for breakfast, dextrose for lunch, and a double order of broiled hormones and sninach for dinner,. with a flagon ol cc<i liver oil to wash it down. As a matter of fact, sandwiches at all odd and awful hours are his principal Item of Hiet. The wav be mistreats his big Carcass is z caution. It Is not vitamins, hul Ar- kansiis. that carries him through. He was Just naturally born licaKhv. to develop telephone cramp in his left arm. Then he resorted to loud-speaker and a recording device and a gadget that permits him to hang the receiver ovor his shoulder and relax. He gets to work between 8 ydock and 8:30 every morning, and always has read the papers by th time he arrives. He keeps at it til 6 or 7 p. m. on an ordinary. Ugh day. having his lunch brought on a tray. COOEIl-CIItCimiVKNTlON Next was the Haley Counterpunch for Cooers. Said Jack: "If you have ever sat behind a lovey-dovey pair and suffered through an hour or so of viewing the elbow of his sle«vr? around her neck and his right car pressed gently against her left one you'll really go for this one." This one was a periscope, roughly speaking, with adjustable joints. "You can take any route you want to look at the screen," JacX explained, '.'over their heads, beneath their ears, around their shoulders—yep, even under the seat." of $7.95 on the weekly budget is for | (Note to Mrs. Johnson: It really set of Haleycoptcrs which we is wonderful. And only $13.00.) We are indeed lucky. We are also the proud owner of a light loughl.t AN ARMREST ALL ONE'S OWN "Did you ever wrestle for an arm- worn on the forchcart and attached rest with the person sitting next by wires to a gadget that looks like to you?" Haley asked us. t walkie-talkie. We confessed we almost missed a walkie-talkie. rcgory Peck's big scene with way when we walx out of the razor during a tussle over the sunlight into armrest with a theater neighbor. "It's happened lo you for bright sunlight into a theater—and a radar set focuses it on the near>st happened lo you for the vacant seat. And for only S5 down last tune." said Haley. "Prom now and easy payments thereafter on you'll carry the Haley Extra- i Armrest. It attaches to the back- Rend Courier News Want Ads. Envoy to U. S. Read Courier News Want Ads. Also CULVERTS 12 inches to 48 inches We arc Dealers for . -^anything, lo keep fcsr Ant." • "How AmsaNtnt, Doc • Ming!" ' ; v "I know, but—well, ^^o must ;havc sufterea from just such a vsiluation.-T have always sympa- ^thizcd with 'Job. Promise you'l! /protect m'e. in this, Nurse? Piom- :'•.):" Sally laughed merrily, "wiio 'it she, Doctor?" she asked. "Same ; ,*drnlrer of yours?* . f "Mrs. '.Cantwell — here's her ',C»rd. Read lhV rnesrago on it. Of (all the stupid, asinit*e—well, 1 ' f i won't have her coming here. The •^..' wTitnan s a pest. ;{. i "Now don't get excited, Doc- frV.l'ft'r," Sally soothed, hei eye« danc- !£}:"• "fr "I'M protect ^6u from your >fi, .femtle ."•Jorers. Are there many •-5n--A r ' th * turned to leave the v rooih young Hallock hung back for a moment and Sally asKed softly: "How is Miss Newell, this morning, Doctor. Hallcck? Doctor Canning thinks-she must have had a bad night as he heard quite a bit .At commotion." '"Oh, she'll pull through, no doubt ol that," he told her. "She was in considerable pain for n while last night; but we fixed her up so that she got several hours sleep. Looks white and seedy just now but another few days should put her well on the road to recovery. D6 you kno\j- her?" Sally shook her head. "No; but . Doctor Channing is sending her ,! them?" '. , . some flowers—h* has so many," ;_Thc mwi in Vn r>ed grinned she hastened to explain as the i t lh,nk I'm nn young man rjrinncd. shrewdly. he muttered "He's so generous and—well- sewing beside one of Ihe windows and lortked up os Kally entered. She came toward her silently, finger on lip; but a quiet voic« from the bed said: "Good morning." It w»s a mere breath and Sally smiled at the sick woman whom she had not seen before. "Doctor Channing, your neighbor across the hall, sent you these roses. Mis? Newell," she told'her. "Aren't they lovely}" She thought the woman's eyes brightened— fe Wiol to farmer-stock parents. In the little town of Thornton, Ark., which Isn't on most maps. itE IS GOOD-NATURED EXCEPT WHEN >1R'S ANGRV There's nothing hillbilly nbout him. however, no Bob Uinns dnr.v] and no bazooka, except for his laugh, which is frequent and Infectious. He is Good Humor perscn:- fied, except when he turns on hir, mad and lets go with the r words to drive home nn arr;i!ini He got through high school in time to be drafted into the Army for the last two months ->1 Wnrl.t Wnr I, and came out a corporal. In the next 10 years he went to four colleges, acquiring six dcgrceo. During summer vacations he worked as a logger nnd sa'.vmiii- hand in Arkansas cypress .^xvnnuxs, and as n "blanket-stiff" following the wheat harvest in the That, apparently, gave him th? physique that enables him to take such punishment today. Doc was "discovered" and brousht into government service by France:' Perkins, when she was Secrctarv al Labor. She had gone to Al.ibr.mr: College, in Montevallo, Ala., lo nuke a speech. Steelman had been a professor of economics and *o-iolog\ there tor six years. Madam T-or kin* interested him in the Concilia tlon Service, brought him to W.ish ington in 1934. Three years lit?: he became the service's director. Though he has this profession.! background and is familiarly cnlln Doc. nobody ever thinks or him r.s one of the New Deal professors ar.,brain trustcrs. For ons thi:i:f. he's THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. 58 Happy 59 Low haunts VERTICAL 1 Portico 2 Dry 3 Urn 4 Prinres 5 Vehicles C Native metal 7 Narrow inlet 8 Short sleeps fl Keeps I n Smell I1 Dissols-c by heat 12 Ages HORIZONTAL 56 Midday 1 Pictured 57 Eject diplomat, N. Kesano- vitch • 5 G n) i n 9 Italian city 13 Street car 14 Operatic solo 15 German river 1? French river 17 Harvest 18 Hindu weight 19 Evokes 21 Begins 23 Symbol for radium 24 Exclamation 25 Wave top 28 He is U. S. • from Yugoslavia 32 Atmosphere 33 Fisli 34 Accomplishes 37 Acts 39 Exclamation of inquiry 40 Symbol for erbium 41 Vine fruits 45 Demigods 49 Cotton fabric 50 He was appointed ambassador by - 53 Aleutian island 54 Dines 85 On the sheltered side 20 Entangle 22 Article 25 Vulgar fellow 2G Hiver (Sp.) 27 Before 29 Contend 30 Uneven 31 Affirmative 35 Post again 36 Her <il Merriment •12 480 sheets •13 Against 'M Male deer 45 Worked with hoe 4B Indian 47 Short jacket 48 Heavenly bodies 37 English river 51 Indisposed 33 Message 52 Beverage 51 Boarding House with Maj. rloopie closed ner eyes as if th taxed her frail slrenglh. Sally slipped out and closed the door softly behind her. Miss Newell looked desperately ill. The operation had been a rnajor one —one of the "hopeless" ones Doctor Richards was so successful in performing. She went slowly back to her ji.ilient. (To Be Continued) ,,-!$! \ he Isn't too good at It. 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