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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL-12, 1950 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAINES, Publisher HARRV A. HAINES, AMlsUtBt PublUb«r A A. KREDRICKSON, AlSOCUtC Editor PAUL D, HUMAN. Ad»erOiin« ' Utn*«« 6ol« Nation*! Advertising Repr«»nUU»ei: 'w»l!ace Wtlmer Co, New York, Cblc»«o Dttoo* AtUnU, Memphis. Entered w «e«md cU*» m»tt« »t tb« o«i« »t BlythevUle, Ark»n«»i, und« »et ot Coo- iresi, October «. Itl7. Member o! The Associated Pitm _ SUBSCRIPTION RATES: BT carrier ID the city o! BlyUwvlll. or an, .uburtan town .'here carrier «rvl« U .win- *" •Shift S£ SVo-SSi M.OO ,- payable In advance. .Meditations But I'eter «id, An»ni»s, why hath SmUn filled ,Mi« heart to lie U, the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part ot ihe price ot the land.'-AcU 5:3. * • • It is 'Lucifer, The son of mystery; And since God suffers him to be, He, too, is God's minister, And. labors for some good By us not understood. ' —Longfellow. Barbs -A. failure often is a person who thought the' worst things in life were the best. . .•• ••.-,• '-. : : ' , « » ' After 30 v«rs ° f techins mathematics, » P"" f^or retired, built a home and called U Aftermath. We", it all adds up. ; ' ": * * * •' J it.'wonst be until two or three days alter Eas- that all the-live bunnies and chicks given to youngsters-will be a doggone nuisance. . •'•".." " * , * * .. JUltlnc do g! ls"in expensive hobby, «**• kennel owner. It I'-'t lh« birth cost. It. the pup keep. ' : * « * • ' Too much paint has let many «. lassie bhah unseen. deplore the fact that thew Jn- quiriet »eem inevitably to degenerate into bitter partisan squabbles in which truth sets lost in the shuffle. The power of Congress to investigate i* one of its most vital functions. Obviously laws can't be wisely drawn without a solid factual footing. Yet this power is perhaps the most abused of all those enjoyed by the lawmakers. Too often the partisan members of congressional committees set out in pursuit, not of all the evidence,' but of just those facts that will support the conclusions they have reached in advance. ' Politics being what it is, perhaps this is unavoidable. If it is, then severe limits obviously must be placed on the value of congressional inquiries. . In that event, then there indeed seems to be wisdom in these repeated calls for independent, private commissions to study serious issues which plainly are difficult to thresh out in the rough and tumble of the political area. As Lodge's colleagues already have pointed out, it's undoubtedly too late to shift the present probe from Congress to an outside group but the next time it's necessary to dig into a problem as • grave and as loaded with political dynamite as State Department security, the commission idea ought to be tried. Post Needs Attention The President has made a wise choice in naming Secretary of the Air Symington to head the National Security Resources Board. This post was vacant too long. It's reasonable to hope that this action means a marked speed-up in the preparing of plans for mobilizing the nation's industry in event of another war. To put off so vital a t'ask with the world in its present turbulent state is to court disaster. Shorter and Sweeter. . . Views of Others FTC Bags a Minnow In Complaint on Ads The Federal Trade Commission bagged a minnow from among the panacea- advertising 'fish:recentiy;when it cracky ed^wn./on cigarette manufacturers, but'the Commission should take a look at the predatory creature that's still Bwimmins about through the nation's various advertising media. . . , We'have reference to the screaming faith healers who prey on guillable persons for cash donations, ultimate destination, of .which is usually obscure. These self-styled appointees of God bombard the public with claims rivaling the miracles wrought by Christ. One recently said he had prayed for persons suffering from cancer, polio- mylitis, palsy, loss of speech, hearing and sight and other afflictions and diseases which have defied modern medical treatment. ; - This healer then said these persons had been cured in a miraculous fashion and the inference was that he had effected the cure. Further inference was that a cash "contribution" would expedite the cure. The healer added that he hated to talk of financial matters when he had missions of greater importance on his mind. It was noted that he did mention them, however. So the FTC can nail cigarette manufacturers to the legal wall for vague references to throat irritants, but mean. \vhile it should cast its hook about for the one that's getting away. Bipartisan Group Might Probe Without Politics Senator Lodge thinks the Senate's current inquiry into alleged Communists in the Stale Department is a poor way to promote loyalty among government workers. He proposed that a bipartisan commission be selected to take over Ihe investigation. According to Lodge, the probe inspired by Senator McCarthy is doing more harm than good as now conducted. Any inquiry on such a pattern, he said, besmirches innocent people, weakens the nation's standing before the world, fails to turn up the really dangerous individuals and may actually make their job easier by pulling the spotlight on others. This isn't the first lime a private commission has been suggested to ^take over investigations begun by Congress. Similar proposals were made during last year's probes of atomic energy security and the B-SG bomber procurement program. This irlen keeps cropping up because many fair-minded persons in and out of Inda-Pakistan Pact Looks Good - On Paper By DeWHf Mat'Keniie AP Foreljn Affairi Am I.v si The prime ministers of the new neighboring nations of India and Peter ft/son's Washington Co/urn Th« DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P. Jordan, M. D. Written (or NEA Service Ringing, buzzing, swishing, pounding, hissing or other kinds of noises in the ears cause an enormous amount of discomfort and anxiety. Most people say that they would be willing to do almost anything to get rid of these noises. They are often associated with spells of dizziness; sometimes people actually fall and injure themselves when attacked by such a dizzy spell. The sounds complained of are not heard by. other people and yet they are not Imaginary. Most often they come from something deep in the ear or hearing mechanism Itself Several of these are grouped under he name Menlere's syndrome. This •ondition, In addition to causing the ear noLics and causing attacks o zzine. e s, is usually accompanied by slow but gradually worsening loss f hearing. In one of the most importan orms of this condition the cause L elieved to be a dropsy in the dee portion of the ear called the inne ar. or labyrinth. This dropsica condition—accumulation of fluid— oes not often develop In youn people, but from the age of 45 o s' increasingly common. Why houid come at all is not known. One or both ears may be involve The attacks of dizziness usual x>l!ier patients more than the rinj ng in the ears or loss of heaiin In many cases the attacks of dt» ntss becomes less and less freque and severe after the first few year Some patients who , drink a lot U. S. Has Final Chance to Run Timberland for Benefit of All Dulles Good Choice John Foster .Dulles, Republican, able lawyer, active churchman and long-time, student and expert in the field of foreign affairs, has been chosen . is special consultant to Secretary of , State Dean Acheson. The cholc* '!»'» good one intrinsically and especially gratifying ax an in•lance of a genuine renewal of bipartisanship In the .conduct of foreign policy. Mr. Dulles' appointment follows closely on the selection of John Sherman Cooper, former Republican senator from Kentucky, for a" similar assignment. The revival of bipartisanship in the handling of foreign affairs is due to a persisting need for showing the world thatTpartisanshlp ends at th« water 1 * edge, as somebne said. In addition, it his been stirred by the extraordinary exhibitions of confusion and controversy in Washington, as witness the display that attends the charges ot Republican Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin against the State Department. The usefulness of some outstanding evidence of continued solidarity has rarely been greater. The resumption of co-operation between Democrats and Republicans is due in considerable measure to the urging of Senator Arthur H. V»n- dtnberg of Michigan, now too ill to carry the burden of such undertakings as he used to It is a tribute to the value of his service that hi* voice should be so potent In resolving a situation that was going harmfully out of hand.and line. Incidentally, the way In which the news of the Dulles appointment was released indicates confusion at the White House. One secretary was denying the reports at about the same time another was affirming them. We can hope the affirmation stands up. The same uncertainty prevailed In regard to President Truman's decision on the farm bill. One secretary said he was vetoing the measure, but. after Vice President Barkley, Speaker Rayburn and others had pointed out the political angles, another functionary announced Mr". Truman would sign. —MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL, APPEAL WASHINGTON — (NEA1 — Forty per cent of all remaining U.S. virgin timber is in the Northwest. Twenty-five per cent Is In Oregon. This Is the last big area in which there Is a chance to practice sustained yield forestry — cutting timber no faster than it grows. But there are complications. The big fight now is over road rights-of- way to timberlands. Oregon Sen. Wayne Morse has a bill in Congress to provide $25. 000.000 worth of public access roads in big timber areas. The Morse bill has passed the Senate and is now before the House. Arid for the past yead Department of Interior has been studying new regulations on the use of roads through Bureau of Land Management acreage. What happens on the public lands may set a precedent for what happens on U.S. Forest service preserves. So the whole business is coming to an Important head. Representatives of the Lumber fanufacturers' Association, West oast Lumbermen's Association and ic Western Pine Association have een much In Washington to tell icir side of this story. It is the big umbermen's position that the gov- rnment shouldn't build or manage lese forest roads. They say private ndustry can do It better and cheap- r. and save the government money The catch in this argument li lat the price which the government gets for Its timber rights dc- jends on whether all competitive >Iddcrs can use the roads. If a pri- So They Say Jf it (FBI) also had to pass judgment on iU own findings, It's efficiency would be seriously impaired . . . and lay * foundation lev crlUctsm ot the bureau as * state police organization.—Assistant Attorney General Peyton Ford. * * * A large number of our appalling divorces result from the wife'* failure in homemaking,— Dr. Lucindia emplin, El Paso, Tex., school principal. * * * Twenty acres of land for every man would be the answer to all the world 1 * problems.—Poet Robert Frost. * * * Until war Is eliminated from internal tonal relations, unpreparedness for il is well nigh as criminal as war Itself.—Gen. Dwighl o, Eisenhower. • * * In combat ships we outnumber Russia only in carriers and destroyers.—Mm. Louis E. Denfeld, former chief of naval operations. Do not nurse Ihe foolish delusion that you ' have any other overall effective shield at the present time Jrom mortal danger than the atom bomb In th«,pOM««Ion- lhanic God—of the U. S. A.-Winston Churchill, vate lumberman builds a road 1 across land to which he lias timber rights, he can keep off competitors, and he can set his own price as to what he will pay for the timber on land, that lies beyond. He therefore controls n roadblock. About one-sixth of the Northwest's virgin timber Is on 2,5(10,000 acres of what is known as the "O. & C." Innd In the Douglas fir belt. This land was originally given as a grant by the government to the old Oregon and California company. It consists of every odd section of land, cheekerboarded in a 30-milc-wlde strip on either side of a right-of- way over which a road was supposed to be built. The O. A: C. right-of-way ran through the low land's between the Cnsendc ami Coast ranges. O. & C. was supposed to dispose of this land ,o settlers, but held it as an investment. The road was never built, so in 1915 ihe Supreme Court gave title buck to tbe government. It was assigned to Bureau of Land Management to administer. Under a 1937 aw, the Bureau was directed to manage this land so as to sustain the economy of the region. In a wny. this wns an original "full employment" act for this area. The Forest Service timberlnnds Ir this area nre mostly beyond the O & C. sections, on tlie higher slopes Whoever controls the roads flcrosj. the O. & C. land therefore also controls access to the larger Fores! Service preserves. Because of this checkerboarding of O, it C. land, private owners p the intermingled sections saw n chance to control all these rights Only a big operator can afford U build an access road. The situation that developed was of fluids find that an-attack comes on a few hours afterwards—probably because of the increased ac- culation of fluid in the labyrinth. Tills ha5 given a clue.leading to the •use of some forms of treatment aimed at cutting down the intake of fluids or removing excess Iluids from aklstan have signed a pact which ley soberly agree has pulled their -juntrles back from the verge of ar, After seven days of difficult disunions In New Delhi, Premier ehru of India and Premier Lia- ual Ali Khan of Pakistan achiev- d an agreement which may carry hem far toward peace if it is roved by both parliaments mplemenUd. The Indian parlia- lent rtrendy has raUHed It. This agreement apparently dld- 't attempt to deal with all the roublesome issues between the two reat states, H was centered In the ninority problems which have been reducing so much bloodshed and estructlon of property in .both oun tries, RH is hi us Conflict Th&se problems of course stem rom the fierce religions conflict* which have been waged between he Hindus and the Moslems from ime immemorial. This strife WBA tven fresh impetus by the separation of the great Indian peninsula into the distinct nations. The division was based on the complect ion of the populations in the various areas. That is to say, the Hindu territories were grouped together and the same was dona slble. However, this resulted In a with the Moslems, so far as pos- bad division of Pakistan-- part of Assam on the eastern side of the the nation -being in Bengal and peninsula while the major portion Is in the northwest. Naturally It was Impossible to make a clean-cut division of populations, and as a result niany minority groups wexe left in both areas—Moslems, In India and Hindus in Pakistan. Moreover, grou ps were *c a t tered, for n t he Hi ndus In Pakist a ri were gathered into one community, and the sarnt was tru* of Moslems irt India. The result of this division hiui been much communal strife In the body. omething of a monopoly In whlc he smaller operators 'were froze ut. They found it impossible I i(( for government .timber bccaus hey couldn't get at It. There ar low roughly 30 big timber cutters : he Northwest, as against 12' mailer operators. Many of the price factors !n thes bids for timber are of course con cealed. If a private operator spent $1.000,000 to build a rond across h own timber, he has to get that mon ey back. One way he can get back Is by bidding say $10 a thousand feet for. government timber, instead of $12, In the long run, therefore, it is the government that pays Indirectly for the cost of the road. What the Department of Interior has been considering for the past year is a new set of regulations which would give every bidder access to timber rights over public roads or private roads on public lauds. The big lumber companies are protesting this move. They maintain that the builders of the roads should have absolute control over the roads, and that the government should accommodate its program of Surgery Used Several medical treatments have been tried. Surgery Is also employed with success In some cases and not iti others. Surgical treatment Is liable to bring some but not complete relief. Unless people fall as a result of dizziness and hurt themselves, which minority groupshave suffered terribly, both In toss of lite arid in destruction of property. Furthermore, minority groups seeking to i leave an area and }oin their own 'kind In the other state, have in many instances encounUied insurmountable obstacles. Time Aggravate* Iwoe The passage of time has served 1 only to aggravate-this dangerous situation, and it was mainly to deal with the minority Issue that the two prime ministers got together. dizziness ana nurt memseives, iwo prime ministers got logeiner. Meniere's syndrome is more annoy- j What they have achieved in the ing and uncomfortable than It is way of agremcnt Is roughly this: opening up public timber land the private operators. Is to The key to the whole issue how- Is forest management. Shall dangerous. This form ol dizziness does not interfere with activities or bodily functions except those related to balance and hearing. 75 Years Ago Today Mr. and Mrs, W. B, Wallace announce the birth of, a daughter at the BlythevUle Hospital yesterday morning. The child, who weighed eight pounds, has been named Carol Ann. Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Mrs. C. E. Crigger, Miss Mary Spann, Mrs. Nettie Gray and Miss "Willie Law son returned from Wynne, Ark., today where they attended the district conference of Parents and Teachers. Mrs. Howard Proctor, state president of the American Legion Auxiliary of Arkansas, was one of the rincipal speakers on the Child The pact "guarantees the security of, the Hindu minority in Moslem Pakistan, and the Moslem minority in Hindu India. Both minorities are to be a'ccorded unha ed migration across the b the two dominations. Heavy punishment is provided for those provoking disorder. Both sovernments also are to step heavily on any propaganda which might arouse com muni al hatred. Looks Good en Paper On paper it -looks like fine ever, 15 iurcal> IimiJrtgcm^lJI,. O11.UI ±Ji UHJljJii 1 aj]eiiR.e»ia wn n JG xjiinu the government administer Its tim- j Welfare program presented at the bnr lands on a sustained yield basis, luncheon which was highlight of for the benefit of all, or for the big the annual district conference held in Jonesboro Tuesday. Mrs. W. E. Darby and children of LHtle Rock, are the op era tons? Sen. Clinton Anderson of New Mexico has a bill before Congress 01 iiiiue not;*, «•« me £uc;>u> now which would empower the For- j Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dickinson, est Service to regulate private for- ———— —y cstry where the states do not. The tricks, and then led his last rtia- lumber industry Is scared of this type of regulation, anrt ot road regulation too. IN HOLLYWOOD By Erskine Jnnnson NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Close-1 ips and LongshoU: Andre Prevln, MGM's young mus- cal whiz, is about to hit the ripe old age or 21 without having dashed off a single sonata up in his at- .ic to Ava Gardner, Lana Turner, Arlene Dahl or any other studio beauty. "That." said Andre, "went out with Chopin and George Sand. Sure, I'm thrown in with a lot of glamorous dolts and they're nil beautiful, .but I'm not dashing off any atter-hours music inspired b} them," j Andre, oddly, has penned more music for Lassie than for any slur on the MGM l°t. He »ays: "The thins harks for two hours and runs across green fields. You have to fill In nil that »lknce with music." Jack Dcmpsey hasn't met the* actor whom his ex-v.ife, Hannah Williams, up and married, to everyone's surprise. Good-natured Jack is rooting for her to find in the new marriage. "The Bip Wheel," the movie Jack produced with Sarn Steifel and M. Rooney, is cleaning up at the box office but Mickey won't share, because he sold out his interest. Jack says clearances have been marte with everyone for "The Jack Dcmp- sey Story" but there are no immediate production plans. Supporting Actress I bumped Into June Havoc nun her half-pint white poodle. "Meet Suzie," June said. "This is a strange, wonderful, little moonlight thing." Suzie went alonjr on .limes prr- sonM appearance lour ami r\vn trotted mil on tli£ ,st;\gc at a ftvtn signal. "But it was terrible In Chicago," June sighed. "The fanfare for Suzie I started about the time she hit the I trumpet section and the Wast near- y blew her off the stage. She went ;o my dressing room and refused to come out for two weeks." June has given up looking for the stork to make a visit to Suzie's doghouse. She shook a finger at the pooch and said: 'And you've been married lo practically all the wolves except Tommy ManvilJe." June and bearded spouse William Spier leave for France and a hush- hush movie-making jaunt in June. She told, me: "Tills better be good or I'll kill myself—again." Irving- Levin reports Ibat it happened nt his arty Vogue Theater In San Francisco (luring his run of the English film, "Passport lo Pimlico." And elderly woman ulih a strong British ac- rrnt pnrchas«d a Uckcl, then asked if (he (healer sold popcorn. The manager assured her, wilh a proud smile, thai the theater diit not. "Oh," -said the woman, "then I want my ticket refunded. I thought you served popcorn. 11 Popaganda? * • • Note from Ralph Turner, publisher of the Temple City Times: "In your child star series you mention Baby Peggy Montgomery as among those long since forgotten. Not by me, I was a reporter in New York in the O's when I attended a cocktail party, lunch, etc., thrown for Baby Peggy by her studio. Harry Hershfield WAS toast- mnslcr. It was an odd event—everyone getting a little light at a party for a child, Hershfield went Into his act. spotted Mrs, Montgomery, waved her lo her leet and announced: "And now I wan*, to introduce the goose who laid the golden egg." Room lo Hrcallie Bob Preston j»nd bis wtfr tell <=omc See HOLLYWOOD Tage 9 mond! When West played the eight South fell Into the trap laid by East McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKcnney America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Ouertricks Are Evil Tempters Greed is the cause or many dis- nstcrs 'at the bridRe table. Hoping for an extra trick, the player reaches out for more than he can agreement. - Whether it Ls really good depends, as previously indicated, on how well it is implemented jy the governments. If It is carried out in the spirit in which the two talesmen, relations between India and Pakistan should mprove Immensely and relations between communal groups also should Improve. Other knotty issues remain to be solved. Some of them are economic, due to a bad distribution of resources in some instances. One of the hottest disputes revolves about the famous state of Kashmir. The peoples of this state are mainly Moslems and Pakistan claims that area, whereas the ruling prince is * Hindu and wants to Join with India. Perhaps with an easing of the communal tension, the feeling about Kashmir would cool off some. and yielded to the urge for an ex tra trick. He finessed the queen o diamonds, and East's king won. Thus South was shut out from dummy and at the end was forced Consumption of wood fiber in to concede a club, going down one Africa and Asia is two pounds ref trick. ' capita a year. ^1' Fabulous Animal Answer to Previous Puzzle * A873 • 1092 + AK S Tournament—- Neither vuL • South Wtat North EM* 1 N. T. Pass 2 N. T. Pass 3 N. T. Pass Past Opening—* K Past U HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted fabulous beast 8 Woody plants 13 Remainder 14 It has the body of a . 15 Upper limb 16 Puff up 18 Goddess of infatuation 3 Doctrine 4 Channel Islands <ab.} 5 Poems 6 Regulation 7 Close 8 At that time 9 Artificial language 10 Age 11 Landed PEGGY LEE m m 17 Palm lily 20 Projecting , (biol.) 21 Pilchard! 24 Dash«n make, and as a result loses that which was surely his. Today's hand Illustrates this polnl. The opening lead ol Ihe king ol spades held the first trick, and West led the four o! diamonds. East won with the jack and returned a spade, West winning. Figuring that It was useless to attempt to establish his fourth spade. West now returned the five ot diamonds. The six was played from dummy, and East cleverly played the seven. To nlay the king would be to give up all hope of defeating the contract. South won the trick with the nine of diamonds, cashed three heart 19 Negative reply property 20 Alkaloids 12 Appeared 22 Part of "be" 23 Holly 25 Poker stakt 27 Helps ZBMaish grass 29 Down 30 District attorney (ab.) 31 Correlative of tlthtr 32 Pronoun 33 Encourage 35 Roman emperor 38 Prescribed •mount 39 Ireland 40 Chemical suffix 41 Wattles 47 Parent 48 Color 50 Harmony 51 Mist 52 Poetry muse 54 Assumption 56 Cupolas 57 Calmer VERTICAL 1 Aslronomy must Z Essential oil 26 Tidier 45 Land measure 33 Worshiped 46 Equal 34 Spanish dance 49 Barrier In a 36 Full ol chinks river 37 Wild ass 51 Fish organ . 42 Heroic pottry 53 Tellurium 43 Us 44 Folds (symbol) 55 Myself n 41 \

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