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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT (ARK.) COURrER NEWS : J TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1949 THE BLYTEEVILLE COURIER NKWS TH* COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HA INKS . Publisher JAMES U VEKHOEFT Bdttbr •'PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manner 8ol« National Advertising Representative*: Wall»c« Wltnm Co- Kern York, Chicago, Detroit, Allnat*. MemphJj. Entered M tecood cl«SJ m»tt*» at the poit- oJflc* U Blythevllfe, Arkansas, under act ol Con- irwt, October », 1911. Member ot Tru Associated Pica SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In Ihe city oi Blytheville or an} •uburban lown where 'earrlei service u maintained. 20c per steek, oi 85o pel month Bv mall, within a radius ol 60 mtJes M.OO per year. »2.00 tot six months, $100 foi three months: bj mall outside 50 mile rone *iu.OO per rear payable In advance. '.'Meditations Make you perf«( In everr good work to do hit mill, working In rou (hat which Is well plea»- tni In h!» »lfht, through Jesus Christ; lo •Bum. b« glory for ever and ever. Amen.—Hebrews 13:21. » • * A man's ledger does not tell what he is, or what he Is worth. Count what is in man, not what Is on him, It you would know what he Is worth —Whether rich or poor. '. " ' —Henry Ward Beeclier. ! Barbs I. Some of our teen-age dancers look as It they S had' just stepped into a wad ot chewing gum. > '..*..' \ If 'you don't ."love thy neighbor"—just hitch f up your horn* mnd leave. T * * * Ji These arc the days when your life in tlie J country agteet he&vtlly with your relatives from - the city. * A VlrglnU man picked * i-hlcken in 4fl sec- 7 ends. Some men do better «t a bathing beach. : ».• »"\ - *:. \ It IB said that more people get nurt in goit • that iiny other sport. .Y«l. caddies keep light on H whittling. I Handicapped Persons jStill Possess Talents ? Arkansas employers with an assist | from the employment security offices ; in the state appear to be doing a fine i job in finding assignments for the phy- j, »ically handicapped, according to in* formation provided by J. . M. Cleveland ^ manager of tlie''Blytheville' employment ' office and the state agency's headquar- ; ters in Little Rock. * This week week will be observed in - this state anoV others as "Employ the; f Physically Handicapped Week." It is. i « week set aside: to call especial atten- i tion to tlie fact that this state and oth- > era hay*^ men and women with handi- I caps'.who "still.have talents which they t can use to advantage.- • Figures of Arkansas Employment ; Servic* reflect that employment was ' found for 699 handicapped persons in " the Blytheville area during the first six I months of 1949. The figure is more than ; three times as high as for the same per-' iod in 1948. And last year's figure was •'; four times as high as the number placed • in .1941. ; These figures reflect a fine altitude : on the part of employers, and we believe that the employers have found and will continue to find that handicapped persons when fitted into the right type of jobs render satisfactory service. (Should a Woman : Seek Presidency? Should a woman be prescient? Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, Maine Republican thinks so. The other day she said the party that nominates a lady for either the presidency or vice presidency in 1952 will have the best chance in the elections. On the other hand, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, probably the best-known woman in American life, doubts that the time is right for a woman to occupy the highest positions in the nation. We lend to side with Mrs. Roosevelt. No question, women have made tremendous strides since they first, began taking part in politics. Right now there is a liberal springling of them in Congress, some of them admittedly able lawmakers. Mrs. Smith herself belongs in the latter category. The country has bad woman governors and many success I ul women mayors. But a woman for president is something else. It's an old slury that the job is a man killer. And few women in either business or politics have ever had to bear the sort of constant physical pressure a president feels. A woman might stand up under the lest better than we imagine. But in these turbulent limes the country can't take the risk of I'ind- ing out. Still more important, it seems to us, is the matter of temperament. The emotional make-up of women raises serious doubt that a lady president could of- fer the tough-mindedncss the job de- mauds these days. For example, how many women can you picture telling off John L>. Lewis and making 1 it stick V And can you see . some.Jladame President holding her own at a future international conference where Molotov or some oilier crafty Russian is the adversary V Life jn the workaday world of high- level politics is a prclly brutal business today. .The tension, the hammering give- and-take, the endless jockeying i'or,po- sition, all call for mental and physical stamina that few men—let alone women —possess in ample amount. And then, too, one can conjure up all sort of minor difficulties. Presuming a ^lacly president were married, what would be her husband's status? Comedian Bobby Clark took a crack at this problem in "As the Girls Go." According to him, all the poor guy can do is substitute for the U'hite House barber, entertain visiting firemen, and generally behave as a kind oi' upgraded Harry Vaughan. Would Madame President be able to throw out the first ball when the baseball season opens? Would the presidential plane be redecorated in cliHr- tretise and other distinctly feminine shades? Would we get a lady secret service? How would she look in Indian feathers? You can see the thorny path that would lie ahead. . ^ No, the idea had beat be shelved until times get a little easier. Some clay it probably will happen, and when it does it will be gobcl for the country. It will, furnish the world with a drapiatic example that,in a democracy any individual, regardless of sex, may rise to the topmost place among Ihe nation's leaders. , Wotta Life!' Views of Others Industrial Pensions ' Three big labor disputes—in coal, sleel, and in aulos—have Drought Industrial pensions right Into the spotlight o( the news. Thiey are HKely to stay near there [or some tune to come. . Pensions for employees are not new. There are now around 9,000 plans in effect. And Industry Is increasingly awake'to their value. But union effort Is turning from wage rates to security for older workers. This makes the maitcr controversial. Now, out' ol this controversy, emerge two of Ihe most important aspects ol an exceedingly complex subject,. One ot them [iir- nlshe'd the explosive which set, oft the coal miners' walkout. ' •.'.'• •". Coal, tragically hut perhaps usefully, Is demonstrating what happens when a pension plan Is badly set up. It Is worse, perhaps, than no pension plan at all, to set up a stair upon which the elderly and the crippled begin to lean tlieir hopes anil their way of life only to find that It may be used us a ~chjb In a contract light or perhaps splintered Hy-:"llie fortunes ol collective bargaining. Good pension systems are "funded," not pay- as-you-go. Such plans aim to build reserves with which to guarantee each obligation they assume, and payments to it and from It are tailored accordingly. The best plans, perhaps, are placed beyond the immediate ups and downs ol any one company or industry by having them underwritten by Insurance companies. The United Mine Workers welfare plan was predicated on what the union wanted to give In benefits, ralher than on what could be salely paid from whatever fund might be w;on from the Industry. The continued existence ol 'the fund has depended upon contracts which expire and must be renewed annually. And the tund'n trustees have been paying out faster than the tonnage royalties roller! In. Neither to the Industry nor the union belongs all the blame for this sorry arrangement. The Industry rind to take pretty much what the powerful Uiiw insisted on. The union was lac- Ing an unwilling industry which Includes many firms too' little to be thinking ol pensions. It had to start out with what it could fcet. Nevertheless, the result nas been a tragic mess. We hope industry and unions generally as well as those in the coal fields, will profit by the example. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR SO THEY SAY Emphasis for Newspaper Centers on tlie Carrier Boys PETER EDSONS Washington News Notebook VA's Authority to Exercise Control Over GI Education Irks School Men WASHINGTON (NEA>—The law under which Veterans' Administra- , tion now wields authority to cancel the GI educational benefit. 1 ; of approximately 4.500.COD veterans was slipped through Congress at VA's urging with practically no public hearing and in the face of the bitter opposition of the country's leading educators. Under this act, as It is being enforced by VA, any vet who started a course and stopped it, or who has one phase oE a course, Is virtually prohibited from using any more of his educational benefits, VA has the final authority in determining whether he can use the balance ot the benefits he has coming under the GI bill. And under the same law the 13,500,000 vets who haven't gotten around to using any ol the Of benefits yet will be sharply Jitn- ited, at VA's discretion, as'to what they, can make of the GI bill in the future. The act in question gives VA final authority in prohibiting a veteran to get training paid for by the government which might be "avoca- tionul or recreational." VA's meth- d of enforcing that seemingly fn- ocuous law is what has U. S. edu- ators up in arms. Actually, the law was put on the nooks last year by the 80th Congress, But VA only used it very sparingly ast year. It was passed In an 1r- egular manner. Instead of going lirough the congressional veterans' ommiLlees, wKh open hearings, it- was included in the VA appropria- tions bill after secret'meetings at' Chief argument advanced by the which only VA officials appeared. [VA education officials was their One-Sided Hearing [suspicion that hundreds of thoiis- Thcn claiming that the 80th Con-; ands of veterans were'using their grew set a precedent by including GI rights to go to school between the law tn 1U appropriation act, VA this year persuaded the Senate jobs. At that time unemployment was increasing and the straight GI Independent Offices Appropriations ' unemployment benefit died,.ending subcommittee to renew the res trie- the 52-20 clubs. VA officials also told the subcommittee that many fly-ldfr -night schools were springing up all over the country just to take advantage o? the job hunters who really didn't want to study but just wanted their government subsistence' 'as unemployment insurance. The .schools collected the tuition and the vets llseir living cosls. In the bitter argument that has developed between educators and VA officials, VA goes back to intent of Congress: "The legislative history of the GI bill reveals that the underlying .spirit of the act Is to help a vet- tion.and strengthen It. Again, the matter was not referred to the congressional veterans' committees, the logical group. 1 ; to process such a law. Again, only the VA v;as permitted to state its side of the case to the committee. Tlie only time U. S. educators got a say on the matter at all was one morning when a special Senate welfare committee invited comment 1 on a .separate bill which would have done about the same thing as the provision that now exists in the appropriations act. Those who got there in time to speak opposed the measure, bill this testimony was ignored by the committee which finally recommelided the bill for passage by the Senate, got its authority to curb GI educa- got it.s authorlt yto curb GI education and training was irregular, its announced reason for wanting .it was to j=avs the taxpayers a tot, of money. VA officials told the appropriations committee that if they were given that law and an addi- tionar$S.OOO,COQ to enforce it properly, it would net the government a .saving of more than $10^.000,000. They soi. the law und 57,000000. School Becomes Stop-Gap , Thi '.".•,.; V : DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P, Jordan, M.D. Written for NBA Service Involuntary urination, especially that which occurs during sleep, Is a common and troublesome problem which often develops during childhood and sometimes lasts longer. This condition Is called enur- esls. When enuresis persists after the Infancy period, that Is, later than one and a half year* .or two years of age, or when it comet back in later childhood after several years during which there has been no bed wetting, It frequently creates at lot of emotional distress not only in the youngster but In the parents as well. It Is usually well to cut out fluids as much as possible after 3 or * o'clock in the afternoon. Good results are obtained sometimes by awakening the youngster at definite periods during the night In order to urinate. . , OHen Psychological When enuresis continues beyond the age at which it should dtsap- pcar, It is probably because of one or more of three psychological conditions In the child. The first Is that- the child has not yet grown up with reference to control ol the bladder. The second Is that sub-, consclosly the child wishes to re- iuain in or return to protected slate of Infancy rather than to assume the normal difficulties of his age. Finally, there .may be a subconscious resentment against the parents in which bedwettlng becomes a way of getting even with them because of too much criticism. Whenever enuresis or bedwet- ting Ls continued beyond the normal age for bladder control and when a physical cause or disease cannot be discovered, psychological, causes have to be considered Successful treatment is generally based on discovering; what these psychological problems, are and taking steps to correct' them. • ' • • Note: Dr. Jordan is unable -to answer Individual questions from readers. However, each day he wil answer one or the most frequently asked questions in his column. THE DOCTOR ANSWERS :eJ!,n,l: QUESTION: Since I had a hearl attack 11 months ago, I have suffered with pain in my hands and my right hip and knee. Is till, the result • of - the heart attack or is it neuritis?" ' .'•'. .ANSWER: It is impossible to say There .are, however, a number o people who do suffer pairis follow ing a coronary thrombosis. This is more common In the shouide: and arm than anywhere else, how * Editor's Note: In connection with the observance this week of Nation, al Newspaper Week, the Courier News today presents in the place o! DeWItt MacKenzle's usual column special fei. re prepared by the Associated Press In which ehiphasl* has been placed on the Importance of the boys who deliver the paneri after the news has been gathered and converted trito type. AP Newiteatiire The carrier boy gives most newspaper readers their closest contact with their paper. He delivers H to their doors In ?11 kinds of weather every day it Is printed. To Uk« care of hbi route properly he must have many qualities. "It takes energy and perststenc. to get out every day and cover that route. It takes b-slnesj know-hot! to keep his 75 Years Ago • In Blvtheville Miss Mary Blanche Gay will leav tomorrow for Chicago where, sh wil! spend two months visiting Mis Kathryn Grear and other friend. . Mr. and Mrs. H. Highfill hav purchased the former McBrid home on Walnut street. They pi a to remodel it into one-of-.:th most modern residences of the cit, Mr. and Mrs. James Hill, Jr entertained eight guests with a b'uf eran, whose training wa.s Interrupt- , f e t supper Friday evening compli ed or prevented by the war, to re- •• -- • -- — -. . sume his training and thereby attain the .knowledge and skill he might have achieved had there been no war." In reply, educators say that the intent of Congress was marie clear in the iaw. The amount of benefits each veteran Is entitled to and how long the benefits should last, they point out, is stated in the law. And any VA attempt to reduce benefits through'administrative action is violating the spirit ot the GI bill, they claim. menting Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Strat ford who are leaving here. ray McHaney has gone to Tupel Miss., for a visit with his parents. IN HOLLYWOOD By Ersklne .Inhnsnn NKA Staff Correspondent By V'.TSkiiift Johnson , HOLLYWOOD <NEA>— Jack Benny has bade his big decision about television. As long as he's a vadlo regular he will . not do a weekly or even monthly television show. He told me: "I'm just not Interested in television." Alter his TV debut last spring. Jack and CBS agreed he would do a monthly show this winter. After thinking it over, J:\ck nixed the idea. "Too much work," he said. He may do an occasional gvicst shot—"And I'll still stay In char- acter"—bvit unlit he. gives up radio there will be no TV [or Jack. Organized rRcketi. especially gambling, arc developing a most potent political action movement. They can do so because they...are rulh.- less In their methods.—Major Fletcher Bo\vvon. Los Angeles. * * * Progressive Ideas were nevsr correctly disseminated, nor was a social translormation ever brought about by bayonets—which can only enslave.—Marshal Tito ol Yugoslavia. + * * He was an earnest, conscientious and eminently able jurist. He was true to his Ideals, and. in all. a great American.—Chlet Justice Fred Vinson, on death ol Justice Rutledge. * • • It (Tail-Hartley Act) may be one o( the issues of the 1350 campaign, bul 11 won't be re- blocked change in displaced persons *cl. (R), Ohio. « « * It is a sad commentary on Ihe majority pavly when a Senate committee which It controls can frustrate the enactment of this piece of humanitarian legislation.—Sen. John Foster Dulles, (R), New York, criticizing the Senate's Democratic majorily because the judiciary committee noated by tlie present Congress.—Sen. Robert 1'alt, coin for the right or left side. Mci- klejohn won the right. The right rod got the strike—and the fish. America's newest supper club singing star—Rosalind Courtrisht— is America's most glamorous landlady. I found her picking out new drapery for the swank Beverly Hills Hotel, which Is managed by her socialite husband, Hernando Courtlight. She was between eyi§age- mrnts and reveling In her hotel landlady role. There had just been a major crisis. A man In a second-floor room had left his bath water running. U overflowed the tub and slartcd to ririp through one corner of the lobby ceiling. Edgar Bergen noticed ft first and called Rosalind bid two clubs. He gives the following explanation. Over cne spade North has a good three no trump bid, and if South wants to hid more spades, North then can lake him to a slam In spades. But the one weakness In this hand for a slam at no trump Bottle Washing Skills Get a Margin in Sydney SIDNEY —<tf*j— There's a $4 week skill margin for bottle washc Australia.' This margin is top of the basic , wage—$20-80 in Sidney. Tlie rate was' set by Conciliation Commissioner D. V. "Morrison on the application of the Liquor and Allied Trades Employes Union. Morrison said the award will apply to persons employed in bottle stores or bottle yards. , , . . k«s salesmanship to eel new ciij- mers and keep old . one«. Early In life Carrier boy» i tarn °". t one ° f '"» bi« enterprise, the world. Newspapers combine lany of the things that make mnrt. •n life. First they - a re 'business nterprlses. Sale of advertising and ie papers themselves. Involve prln- Ples all business men use They re also manufucluring plants turn- ig out a physical product. They ar« art of a gl an . world wi". comnum- ; aliens system. There Is also the hf'i, f lh f ring alld l»«™tal!nn nlch Involves many things—writ- ! IK. illustrating, and editing, for in- ; :ance. The' news itself starts with th. eporler who goes out and gathen acls. Those facts go' to a news^ where they are written into If the facts that make the storj '"% L* W * T f ''° m fne P' a P" 5'ou ead. they usually move throueh wive service. The Associated ress maintains bureaus 'all over he world. Tunneling news to your aper through K vast system at I'ire and radio channels. But whether it Is local newi . athered by your paper's own re- 'orters or "wire" news. It goes o a" desk whlc Is a part of that paper. There It Is edited and hea<Mk ines for it are written. Prom theiW/' he stories go to the "shop." That Is where the manufactur- ng part of the process starts. Th« typesetting machines used by modern newspapers are amon; the most complicated used In Industry today. These machines turn out llriea of type which are put together in 'galleys" :or columns much »s thejr appear, when printed. - .: , A ''proof" Is taken of these' "gates' and ts • ead by the" proof readers. The corrected proofs go. sack to the machines and corrac- tions are put into the type. These corrections are then inserted into the galleys und the Incorrect llnei of type thrown out. ' ; After than the "fir •" men take over the job. And here the galleys of news stories meet the advertising. This, Is gathered from local sources and from national agencies in a proces somewhat similar to the gathering of news. There Is also, however, a sales problem. Advertising copy Is edited and sent to the shop 'in much the same way that news la handled. The floor men take the news and advertising l"pe and put It into "chases." Thesr are steel form the si^e and shape of printed news pages. Some papers put chasjh| with the type locked Into them 8?( Ihe press and print from them. On other papers, . l.owever. the chase goes to the stereotyping department. ; Here it" is'covered u'ith a special cardboard "mat" and forced under a steel roller at great pressure. When the • lat Is lifte<< off. th« type and pictures selves into the mSt. Every* aeUfl 1» di'nllcated. - • Th" mat goes to a form where hot type, metal from a big furnace Is poured, around it. The result is a type metal page form.- These presses. Jane Greer, who is expecting her second child soon, is staging a one- woman campaign for nice-girl roles. She says: "I've been shot or have shot someone in every picture since ' anc ; Ratd: I can remember. When my children „ "; vc * ou ev 5 r *" n N ' a m: Kills? If you haven t, you sec H now »i tne lobby." Hosalind came running. Rosalind has been running all her life. She denies stories going 'round that she's a socialite and "isn't it grow iip and people ask them what their mother did they'll have to reply: "'Oh, mother was a gangsler.' " Vocalist Answer to Previous Puzzla Fox Just dropped singer Bill Shirley. who never did get a chance to appear In front of a camera. He as the dubbed voice of Mark Stevens' In "Oh. You Beautiful poll." . . Friends are impressed with Nelson Eddy's new dancing ability. He quietly brushed up on the rhum- ba al Arthur Murray's. . . 'Hie office. of "Bullets" Duvgom Isn't the only building appropriately near Mickey Cohen's haberdashery. There's » mortuary just one door away. . . . Dana Andrews has an- olher picture lo do for UI. H probably will be a story about the Nova Scotia fishing banks. LOOK OUTIMARI.1N Bill Demurest Is the new president of Hollywood's "No Marlin" Club. Bill Mciklejohn, the Paramount talent director, turned over the title to him after landing s 245-pounrier. It was his first tn 17 too cute that she's singing In per clubs." "I'm not a socialite," she said. "I've worked ali my life. I was on the stage at 13 and In motion pictures al 15."" McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By \Vlllii.m T.. McKennej America's Card Authority Written for Nf* Service Some Good Bidding- Brings Home Bacon An interesting point In bidding was brought out in today's hand .... ,._.- ... -. by Oswald J. Ray of New York years. Tlie livo Bills were fishing I City. You may look twice when you, Irom the same boat n\d tossed a | see that Ray In the North position i so Ray midt six-odd. is the club suit. If your partner has nothing In clubs, the opponents "' '". might open a club and knock out p " I your only stopper. 11 costs nothing to bid two. clubs and it may work, as it did 'n this hand. Instead ot opening a club, East led the deuce of hearts. The eight of hearts was played from dummy, West played the nine and declarer won the trick with the queen. Now he cashed four rounds of diamonds. West made little.mistake. He threw away the deuce of spades. Ray led the Jack ol spades, East covered, and durt my's king won. The ace of spade was cashed, and when the ten fel from the West hand, the nine an six were good. ' • In the meantime West was try Ing to protect his king of hearts. Ray led a club from dummy, won with the RCC and nlayed another club which West had to win with the king. But now he had to lead away from his king-five ol liearts, HORIZONTAL. ' VERTICAL. 1 Depicted 1 Solicitude singer, Dorothy 8 She is a vocalist 13 Interstices 14 Watchful 15 Tatter 16 Happening 18 New (comb, form) 19 Measure ol cloth 20 Pedal digit 2 Verbal 3 Lower limb 4 Behold! 5 llcuir. {comb, form) 6Church par* 7 Obscrv* 8 Proportion 9 Indian mulberry 10 Low haunt 11 Angers 12 Indian 30 Be borne 31 Paradise 35 Harem room 37 Musical note B _ 38 Abstract being 21 Over (contr.) 17 Negative rtply 39 Mimic 23 Symbol for 20 Bind 42 Shoshonean setenium 22 Pilfer Indians 24 Jumbled type 24 Energy (can.) 43 Little pastry •>5 Mystic 26 Parent 45 .So be it! syllable 57 Singing voice 46 District ^•^ Cm the 28 Den attorney (ab.) sheltered side 29 Unclothed 32 Race cours« circuit 33 Hypothetical structural unit 34 Palm lily 35 Poem 36 Shield bearing 39 Arabian gulf 40 Any <1 Male parent 42 Note in Guido's scale 44 Sorrowful 47 New Gumea port . 49 Baron (ab.) 51 Little flap 53 Female horses 55 Garden • \ Implement • 56 Expunj* 158 Foe* «0 Blotch 61 Those who I look fixtdll! 47 Church last season •IS On the ocean 49 South African Dutchman 50 Promontory 52 Sheep's bkat 54 Legal point 55 Hasten 57 Yes (Sp.) 59 Written form of Mister

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