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PAGE TEN (ARK.V COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 1947 ME BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COCRIEK MBWB OO. B. W. HAWES, PubU^MT JAMES L. VERHOKFF, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Bole N»tkm«l Advertlsto* Rejwe«enUtlves: WiUner Co., New York. Chicago, Detroit, not be barriers to unclei'slamling." K. Brown, radio and film comedian. Published Every Afternoon Except BundJ>7 Entered as second class matter at the post- Oflk* »t Blytheville, Arkansas,' under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. _ __ __ Served by the United Presa SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier to the city ol Blythevllle or any subur^n town where carrier serv ce Is maintained 20c per week, or 85c per month. -By mail, within a radius of 40 miles, *4.00 pe rear « 00 for six months, $1.00 for three months, H mail outside 50 mile zone, $10,00 per year payable In advance. Meditation I have said this to you, that In me you may iinv'e peace. In the world you have tribulations; but be of good cheer. I have overcome me woriu. —John 10-.33. * • • : If every one would read this verse u\ scrJF- >ure the first thinf every mornlne he michl bo able lo sine throughout tile day. Unkindest Cut We weren't too encouraged when we read that the'Moscow radio liaii decided to adopt that well-known Amen-' can institution, the radio commercial. And we were even more depressed when we learned Russian broadcaster.-; had given their listeners mi inaugural dose , of eight straight minutes of ether advertising. . If anything more were needed to persuade the obedient Soviet citixens that the American way of life ain't for them, this has probably done it. Commencement Speech Contradictory Window- Dressing Russian communism is on Uin move again, in Hungary and Bulgaria—bringr iiiKi »s it carefully )x>ints, true democracy, equality, liberation of Mm exploited workers. And yel, when communism .starts moving in, it always presents evidence of a plot of desperate treachery by Hie opiwsition as Us p;v- lude to liquidiitiiiii the opjwsiUon. We suppose it has struck !lu Soviet govern muni as odd that, wherever they lake their Utopia, they always run into this frenx.jed opiwsition to till (he benefits and blessings that communism brings. Hut we also suppose that the Soviets don't really expect this window-dressing lo he viewer] seriously. They are obviously more concerned with the main performance than witli the sideshow. This being the commencement season, we are going to add one more speech lo the many already made. Doubtless thc .new graduates have been bearing the same old words from their elders, and are heartily sick of advice. But this year the old words have a new urgency. The coming generation really does have mankind's fate in its hands. It really must riot repeal the present generation's mistakes. To avoid them it will need all the help and wisdom and blessings its- elders can pass along. So, for our speech, we are going to use some-words of advice-addressed to the new generation in the 1947 ''Book oi~ Knowledge Annual." They are various unofficial opinions on what, '-he world's most urgent problem is today. And in spite of all the free advice being handed out right now, we think they are worth reading as an example oi intelligent man-in-the. street thinKii'g. "Peace, through co-operative effort for the good of all, is undoubtedly thc world's greatest problem today • - • Moral, rather than civil regulations arc the answer. Belief in right, rather than force, causes people lo do right." Ring Crosby. "My answer is that we must bring our thoughts and actions into line as quickly as possible, with the changed conditions of our age . . . Each age in the life of mankind has been based on some new ways of living, which have widened man's view of the world. Now his view must embrace the whole earth . . . "For the youth of today the whole world is their country, and their first interest and loyalty should be for all mankind. World brotherhood . . . i.s no " longer a far-away ideal but a '. necessity." Prof. Alain Locke, Howard University. "I consider understanding of the rest of the world our most important problem today. Our children can help solve it by learning about other countries and helping create good will'be- tween all nations of the world and themselves." Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. "The most urgent problem for the world today is getting along together i ... (It) ought to be as easy for nations as for individuals in the neighboi'hoo,d. In neither case can it be based on anything but information,, knowledge and understanding of that knowledge . . . Education, I think, holds the key to peace." Ellis Amall, former governor of Georgia. "The greatest problem the world lias to solve is 'man's unfriendliness tp man.' Without a doubt our young folks can help a 'cojifused world, even lead the government. We need 'world citizens' with' the knowledge that all< people are created equal, that borders rryist VIEWS OF OTHERS 5raise"ForMacArthur Much praise, and little criticism, has been given General MocArthur's work in Japan. Good observers say that never before has a defeated warlike nation been taken over by sticii n small force as MacArthur's, and so changed in such short lime as he has changed Japan. The far-seeing view of a statesman \r, credited to him by Hulph j. Donaldson, writing in the Cleveland Plajn Dealer. MacArthur, he says, "is thinking in terms of the next l,00.i) years." "He sees Japan as a nation ripe tor the democratic way and principles of Christianity." the writer continues. "They have had a glimpse of what freedom can be like, and they are determined to have it permanently, "In the Japan that MacArllnu- Is minding for the future, the people will control their government; there will be no expensive military establishment to drain away the resources ot the country ... In such a Japan, MncArlhur believes thc opportunities for trade with the United states, and mutual profit, are virtually unlimited." Thc writer adds that MacArthur sce.> the time coming when the main trade routes ot ihe world will be across the 1'aciflc, witli Asia's raw materials brought to the United .Stules for pro- into finished goods, and Amsrican .in- Ottoman, a Cannibal at Heart, ^ Turns Vegetarian for 'Duration Hit DOCTOR SAYS KY WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN', M. 1>. Written for NKA Service Fatigue which results from^work a warning sign lo stop. Excessive fatigue or fatigue which develops without work is not normal, and thc cause should sought. It is not possible nor desirable to prevent all fatigue the body is benefited by work. Cause of fatigue Is not completely understood. Certain chemicals, notably pyruvic acid, accumulate in the blood in fatigue, ^ many who report, being tired show no increase in this chemical. BY FUKDKItICK C OTIIM.VN United Tress Stuff Correspondent WASHINGTON. June If- <UP> — Tenderly my tloiible-W.kinij butcher spread upon the cannier, like queen's diadem, a non-deseript chunk of beefsteak. A dollar and ten cents a pound. jg M'y liip curled iuvolunl?i|BiPi>fr- ing my long, sharp tecilf.^ snnp- iwcl 'em. I was a cannibal foe the moment and suddenly he knew It. He chopped off his tale of wholesale price hikes. He fled scrcam- jiiB and my r»uor-.;luirp fangs (whetted by a diet of rutntaw cutlets and ground peanut patties) barely punctured h'S hide All right." Maybe inat is H slight exaggeration, but not mucti. I '.mi hungry vegeterian luj'iui, iis in I the days of Chester Howies, and , I am fed up with the •Fatigue can develop in one pan. ( - m U)e meat lmsnles _ s . gomewhcrc of the body without affecting the Copper, Lea'd, Zinc Mine Owners Peddle Pleas For $400,000,000 in Government Subsidies By PETKtt EDSON NKA AVashmgfon Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 11. INEA) —Thc parade to Congress of special interests wanting government-grin - rantecd subsidies to keep KOini; ia apparently without end. Now it'- some 887 operators of high-production-cost, U. S- copper, lead mid 7-inc mines. Their pet bill C"i" " $400 million—$80 million-a year ' mcnts is expected. HOUSE 1H1.I, COVERS ALL SCARCE METALS The other, House bill is far more sweeping. It is bucked by Congressmen missel) of Nevada. Allen of Illinois. Harless of Arizona, Hill of Colorado. Meyer of Kansas, and others. After being approved by a mining subcommittee, the bill was hiin<; up for over five weeks in five years-subsidy plnn'will be no Chairman Allen's House Rules Com*>',, J*-.. -J *.•*.. ..., , T-t... J+ 1., lllljln Til- ccssnig cluslry exporting its products heavily to Asia in return. It could be so. Certainly, Asjn would be nn enormous market if it could develop resources to pay for imports. And it has many rnw materials we could use lo advantage. Jape.)) ml;lit lead such a development. Australia seems also to be thinking of Japan as a valuable future market. For a sentiment appears to be shaping up down there ior moderation in the amount of reparations demanded from Japan, and for leaving her enough industry to gel her people to work promptly at, turning out goods. Arkansas may have produced in MacArthur a great statesman ns well us one of the brilliant commanders of the war. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. BARBS BY HAL COCnRAN The strongest words are usually used In the weakest arguments. + * * Another judge has ruled that thc ijrdestrlan has the right of way at street corners. It's stdl a good idea to look both ways. before the House soon. And unless they get it, extending their wartime premium price plan Mndcr which they will have received S345 million in the five years ending June 30, many of these marginal mine operators claim they will have to close down. They ton't ivanl ir- 10 happen. They never had subsidies before the ar, but they learned lo like them hey claim that if they shut their lines down now an<i for long, it •111 be impossible to reopen. They lalm closing will throw some li.MD liners out of work. They claim Congress must do something to nid mall business ami fiKht monomlj —the bigger, lower cost mines thai can operate and make money with- ! out a subsidy. Finally, these hi?h- cost producers claim the U. S. should do something [o build np its stockpile of strategic metals, for another war. Under urging of the marginal mine operators, two bills have been introduced in Congress to keep them Eoim;. Thc one by Sen. Arthur V. Watkiiis of Utah is fairly simple and of short range. It would authorize the government to continue subsidizing copper, lead and zlnu production until the remaining $W million of last year's S100" appropriation for premium pay- mittcc. But it lias-now been reported out and will probably the House. Its fate In the Senate s less certain. Instead of confining, subsidies t< copper, lead and zinc, the Ritssel as it's called, would cover the 50 scarce metals on the Arr.iy- Navy Munitions Board criticaj list A new Office of Materials -sjpu- rate from the Bureau :t Mines- would be set up in the Departmen of Interior to run the Its director would havj -jower *.o i.f y what sucsidiis are p.i v . lo wjirj.n and for -.VITA metals. 3'.i i- 1 -' r -'.l '•' •ensure .'r.-:u Every mnr!*''.r! mine rest. Beinn tired all over in most cases is a sign that all the muscles ate affected. Moi-iimp. fatigue is unnatural. It means that one has not had enough sleep or that illness is developing. In most cases, iniomlng fatigue which disappears during the day and is followed by a wakeful eyenins; is a sign of l)oor adjustment to work. If you like your job. you itre less liable to become tired than if you are doing something which is disagreeable. Those who are trying to do work beyond their ability and those who have not been properlv instructed for their job complain of excessive fatigue. CAUSES OF WORKY Most worry victims are tired all the time. Commonest causes of worry are concern over the opinion of others, over health, over what is to be done, and over what hns been done. Average worriei lacks courage to face reality anc U unable to adjust to ehangln: circumstances: Vacation time provides a good | opportunity to get rid of accumulated fatigue. Its mental origin is indicate^ by the promptness with which the feeling disappears during vacation. In some cases, however, it is physical fatigue, and vacation time should be used for a complete physical and mental rest. If you are tired all the time, a physical • examination is recommended. QUESTION: I develop attacks o! three ? but not painful. What causes these attacks? ANSWER: One form of hoarseness results From nervousness. -Ask your physician if this could be thc cause in youT case. A golfer is a man who really knows now express his thoughts to n tee. to 'Twonld be a swell Idea if |)coptc had .to take out a license to hunt trouble. ^ owner in :'-.'i! ci unify a.vl wuh 580 million » year to pass out. t".is ola- cia! might get an n wful pushing a- lOUlKi. Bureau of Mines has opposed the 'Russell bill. Its experts are no; convinced that subsidies will conserve the domestic supply of scarce metals. They have estimated the U. 5. now has only a 25-year reserve or copper, lead, and zinc lu the ground. Wartime consumption was terrific, even thought a third of the and nearly half the copper and lead consumed were imported. A subsidy on all scarce metals production, it is argued, would cause I over-production. That would force I down the price. That in turn would lake it necessary to pay still high- subsidies to meet the difference between low- market price and high reduction cost. This could lead o a vicious downward price spiral laryngitis which last two or vhich would cost the government cnonths. They ^are_ botlicrsoin ar more than the $400 million. FKAIt OF NATIONALIZATION OF MINES The War Department has taken no official position on this subsidy .lolicy question. Irelicving that is UP to congress. Undersecretary of Wai 1 Kenneth C. Royall, however, in testimony before thc House Mining subcommittee has pointed out that over-stimulation of production by subsidy payments might defeat Its own purpose by depleting domestic sources.' Army-Navy Munitions Board has strategic materials stockpiling as its responsibility, but is limited by law to building up reserves from sources which do not compete with domestic supply. ANMB Is also prohibited by law from paying.^iibsi- dlcs. Chief backer of the Russell bill the National Minerals Conservation Council, headed by Prof. Edwin R. Shorey of Madison, Wis. 'Hie Council includes Colorado, Black Hills, Oregon, the Tri-State M issouri -Kansas-Oklahoma. and other local mining associations. One reason the bigger, low-cost mine owners oppose subsidies is the fear that they will lead to nationalization of all mines. The Intel- national Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, CIO, through its Washington director, Howard Lee. has Issued a statement saying that if Congress docs not authorize 15 Years Ago In -Blytheville— A fire of undetermined origin which was discovered about 12:30 o'clock this morning, damaged thc W. I. Denton building at Main and Franklin Street. A complete estimate of the damage could not be obtained but it is believed it vill run 55,000 or more. R. A. Nelson. Slate Senator embracing the district of Mississippi Poinsett ano Jackson" Counties has authorized the Courier News T.n make formal announcement of his candidacy for the democratic nomination to succeed himself. between the cow and my frying pan is a buck-passing profiteer. The butcher who hardy escaped with his life blames Ihc wholesaler. Thc wholesalers have blamed government purchases of meat lor relief shipments to Europe. Cac- rctary of .Agriculture Clint Anderson says, not so. He can't imagine why meal prices slunild have jumped so high; he -says ii is :i mystery. His optimistic helpers say they don't think costs will go iniicli higher. Other experts talk learnedly about the historic price curve of meat, which goes up in the Summer and down in the Fall. The figures indicate that seldom has there been more m»,at in big city storage. In seven ciays, when retail prices were soaring from six to 10 cents A Itfund. 37,000.000 |»unds of :lre.«oil far above normal, arrived in Nr.',v York city alone ^ You can't eat statistics, i/'Ji- digest (even 'mentally) thc conflicting statements of the meat trade. I'll inflict no mere of them ui»ji you. There is no shortage of meat; only a shortage of people, incliKi- ng my bride, who can afford to buy it. She says, in a lady-jiko way. the devil with the highbinders, may their refrigerators break dowr. and where is her recipe for morV.; incut loaf mostly made of oatmeal; shots an optimistic woman still. Look at George Bernard Shaw, she says. He's never even tasted ground round steak, nor pot roast and look at him, Spry, chipper, 90-odd and still grinding out- literature. Mrs. O. says that if I'm to earn my living ijy the tylJer- writer, maybe a perm.mcnt vegetable diet "is indicated. Tnat isn't all. She remembers from our IIollj- wood days one of the huskiest, handsomest gents in {.he mnvie star business, name of Walter Pidgcon, He didn't like meat when it was cheap. He prpf-jrred carrots and other rabbit /ood, v;i'.'.i subsidy for these marginal mines, it demand nationalization. not do at no trump. In response to his heart bid. his partner made the heart opening. I presume many players, without thinking, would put the seven of hearts on Noi-tlrs king, but not vernoff. He realised that in order to bid two no trump and then three no trump, Wesi had to have at least three hearts to the tiuecn, therefore North's king must be a singleton. So he overtuok an occasional handfultf}. English walnuts to give him ifr^np.Ml. Eating a meal then with pi'l- geoii was a trying He chomi»d his turnips as if he liked 'em; simultaneously he expressed sorrow for fellows like me, addicted to pork chops. Why. demands my 'iri'le, can't I be like Pidgcon? At least ';.:til meat industry come c;rf>yc;Mn« to our door with 10-cent hamburger and says, please, won';. \vo fjivc beef another chance? She adds, by way of endiiii; thc conversation, that I either join the Messrs. Shaw and Pi'J^eon :it the fresh vegetable plate. 01 I go bankmps. I have promise;!. I told her I'd eat no i:n>r? men'. with one exception, uti'-il prices drop. She approved the exception. Anytime a butcher gets too c'.^e' to me, she said, it will be all right to take a bite of him. ; \ bijj bile. (I think she's part camubnC loo.) » : IN HOLLYWOOD It's a heap better to be given n nasty than to have one. looK SO THEY SAY •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••**•*••* Peace of the world can be realized only when people are free from the fear ot hunger. — President Truman. * * » The United Slates must sell its way ot lite to the confused peoples of Europe.—M. Gen. Walter Bedell Smilh, ambassador to Russia. * * * Education is the only protection against cancer until science discovers a cure.—Dr. Roscoc n. Si>cticcr. director National Cancer Institute. * "* * * Just now labor and management arc supposed to, be as mad at each other as a couple of wet hens. In the Kremlin building they hope this is true. It it Is true, they take over.-Earl Bunting, president National Association of Manufacturers. * * • Americans should be thankful that Ktntd all our failures and shortcomings we still havo faith In God.^Scn. Clyde Hoey CD) ot North Carolina. • * • *Ve must do everything we can now to prevent a long war—If war comes, universal r.illltary training offers a sure saving in time.—Secretary of War Patterson. l!y KltSKlNIi JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. tNEAl EX- DLUSIVEW YOURS: Red Skelton ;cts Paul Jones to produce his (11- !ure films at M-G-M. Jones has •nlrtcrt most ol Hob Hope's pictures \t Paramount. So now there's hope or Red, it seems. M-O-M and spencer Tracy arc making with the arguments over his new contract. Cornel Wilde is back at Fox for re-takes on "Forever Amber." Tlic Joan Crawford-Donald "Ucd" Barry romance is surprisins; just about everybody, inclndini: Barry. Leo Dnrntltcr is douyiiiR my exclusive that Are ."rrs.s Ajrnl Steve Hannagan is nuielly cloins a goodwill juli for him. llnift Iwlieve Leo's dpuuils. The story is true. Alan l-add hopes lo lie 0,1 thc radio in the fall in a lifctootive series a la Dick Powell s li.n'.ue? Gallery. "EAT T11EIK PICTi;iii:S" On Ihe set of "The Time or Your Life," Bill Bcndix was ravin.; about the food served in a errUiin studio cafe. "That's the onr >;ood thine about the studio." he said, "jn fact, they ought to release their food and cat the pictures." Quick film career: New York ac- treri Zama CrmniiiRham flew into town, d'<l a quick five-minute scene with Betty ynllon in "Dream Girl" and flew out a^nin. Kama plays her singing roach Vaulette Cioddard lioiiftlit so- many clothes in Paris, on a flying spree from her London film activities, that she had to litre a small plane to cart all Hie stuff back to London. Sign on a fancy Hollywood sln- lion wagon: "No Raiu-ho Vetto." Humphrey Bogart has been gnashing his teeth ever since ho lo.irncd Treasure of Sierra Madre" ';ould p him out of thc -Honolulu yacht race. He spent S15.000 rclitt- iug his santitna for the race. DOUBLE SWITCH The Hollywood Pawns: Before R-K-O landed Ethel Barrymore to.- role in "Memory of love." there •as some doubt whether she would be able to accept the part of oilier film commitments. So for a couple 01*days R-K-O switched the role lo a man—and Walter Brcnnnn was penciled in V I'' it. When Ethel became available, the role was re-written back into a woman's part. Rchard Ney just fired his agent. Thai reconciliation with Groer Carson hasn't- materialized yet. with a divorce predicted in thc offing. McKENNEY ON BRIDGED Shrewd Over-Take Stops 3 No Tramp 11Y WILLIAM E. McKEXNKY America's Card Aulhwily Written for NKA Sen ice One of the most popular men organized bridge in the Sc.uln ,1s Milton Vernoff ot Miami Be.ich Fla.. a member of the real cstan firm of Scamoii and Ven-.oif. He has acted as tournament co-chairman for several years, and otiv members attending Florida tour namenls have found it very con- Kirk IXxiRlas will get one top n>!e.< in "Serenade." of I he Marilyn Buferd, Mis s America, just dropped by M-G-M. will be tested far "The Miracle of the 'Bells." Famous artM Kit gar Miller tells me the only glamor girl he'll paint whilr in Hollywood will lie Barbara Stanwyck. He says: "Hrr face interests me. In fact, it's Hie only face in Holly- \voml that does." Margaret Whiting has been testing lor thc lead in thc film version of "Annie Get Your Gun." Judy Garland, husband Vincent .Minnelli. an<i 15-month-old Liz.i head for Nassau and a vacation following completion of 'The Pirate." A8G54 » K * K 1038-52 *KJD7 2 VQ106 Q7 AK7 N W E S Dealer AQI03 • A6 + Q J 10 5 3 Vcrnoft V A J 9 7 3 2 • J53 + 8G2 Tournament — E-W vul. South West Norlh East Pass 2N.T. Pass 3N. T. Opening — V Pass Pass 3* Pass his partner's king with the aco. even though it. established two icart tricks for declarer. Then he liifted to the jack of diamonit. You can sec what happened. Declarer could lead a small heart rom dummy and finesse the ten- thus making two heart trirks. But he could only cash c'rglit tricks ind he had to cash them right away, because a.s soon as Veruoif ;ot in, he would thc dia- nond Boston Mayor Loses w Fig/it to Avoid Prison * WASHINGTON. June 17. <UP>The Supn me Court Monday refused for a second time to fraud conviction mail review thc tf Boston's Mayor James M. 1 The ru'.- ling ended Curlcy's court fight to avoUi serving a G-lo-13 monDi jail term. Screen Actor AnM\cr to. 1'rtvlou* vcnient to have a real estate man as co-chairman. We leave our housing problems up to Vernoff. He won the SoutncAst.-rn regional individual champions'iiiy) this year, in which :i record- breaking entry of 90 players participated. To defeat (he contvacl on today's hand, Vcrnotf di:l the next thing lo trumping Ins partner's ncc, which of course he cou'.d HORIZONTAL i,8 Pictured screen actor 14 Transferee 15 Imagine 16 Stratagem 17 Shower .•£ 19 Expires '•£ 20 East (Fr.) 21 Individuals 22 Explosive 23 Termination 20 High card 28 Hindu queen 30 Worries 33 Article 34 Rough lava 35 Symbol for. thorou .' 36 From / 37 Strict 39 Musle-'.ii mammal 41 Donkey 42 Fish ofigs 43 Bittcv vetch .45 Coal scutlles •19 Knock 52 Location . V^ 54 Medley of 55 Tissue v "• . 56 Solid (comb, form) 58 Welcomed ? 60.Merited A .61 Makes sad 5 I VERTICAL j ^'Merchandise i 2 Son ot Tros . 1 8 Hearken I <JJSheUere<J side 5 Preposition C Airplane 7 Intend 8 Cotton mills 9 Paid notice 10 Crimson £ 11 Spat K- 12 Solar disk '-V 13 Bird's home 18 Id est (ab.) 24 Approaches 25 College officials 20 He also is a radio 27 Book 28 Short-napped fabric 29 Emmet 31 Dutch cily 47 Excavates ; 32 Indian weight 48 Hail bird i 38 Church - 50 Danish .. • festival v measure j 40 Rounded .' 51 Cushions 43 Essential 53 Sea eagle j hcing 55 Scatter 44 Cosmic order 57 Eye (Scot.) 45 Cowl 59 Diminutive ot 4G Oleum (nb.) Edgar

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