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ff&OB TEW (ARK.V COURIER NEWS TUESDAY,' Juno 24, 15)47 ' BLTTHEV1LLC COURIER m OOOBIB racwB oo. , B. W. HADCBS, PublWMr 1 JAKES PAUL D. HUMAN, aoto tutkul Adwtiting RepnMBUttYei: WttBer Co, New Tort. Chicago, Detroit, : Published Erery Atttrnoon Bzetpt 8un«tay 'intend u Kcond class nutter »t the post- ltke »t Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- October «, 1917. • Served by the United Press i SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier to the city of BlythevM* or »ny nbur^n town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month, OBTmalL wlthlu a radius of 40 miles, *4.00 P*r «»r *200 lor six months, »1.00 lor three months; JT^iSioutside 50 mile «one, 110.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation '• And the child grew and became strong, filled With wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.—Luke 3:40. It Is • «o»**mn»tion of soclely today wh«n it many chlMmi do not have a chance to irow rtrons pbys»c»lly, or In wisdom, or to learn of Cod. - . ' i '1 Air Inquiry The President's appointment i>C a board of inquiry on air safety may lead pome to wonder what another ir.-.vcni- ment investigation can accomplish. Probably no one knows precisely, but Certainly every possible means of rccluc- }ng air crashes should be explored. "T" Postwar commercial flying scums to have suffered from an undue haste to start or resume business which lias resulted too often in carelessness or had judgment. On most occasions these piay prove harmless, but on the exceptional occasion they are 'fatal. .cause America, Britain, and New /ea- laiul have announced a new secret weu- ' pon, they are the only countries pursuing a successful search. Such research cannot be slopped' (short of killing all the world's scientists) except by an agreement to control it. That control will surely require an international strength and authority, • and a surrender of sovereignty and secrecy, never contemplated before by the world's governments But there is no alternative so long as jealousy and distrust exist between government*. It is time diplomats began thinking more of human lives and less of national pride. It is lime they began feeling , the desperate urgency their task demands. Meanwhile the Patient Grows Wor'se Air accidents cannot lie eliminated, of course, but they can be reduced. H a thorough government inquiry reveals that there must be a period of stopping and starting over, then let there l>e one. Meanwhile, it is proper that Mrv Truman.has made the whole matter ; his own and the nation's concern. Science and Diplomacy '•-. ,'A few days ago Russia's delegate to the UN Atomic Energy Commission presented/a -new.-plan for international, corfti&l of nuclear power. It represented his government's first step toward compromising thei differences between its previous program and the generally accepted American plan. For that reason Mr. Gromyko'." new Btatement was greeted with what is Jinown as cautious optimism. What tempered the rejoicing was Mv. Gro- jnyko's silence on two subjects. He did pot mention international ownerships >nd management of fissionable mater- • ials and atomic energy agreements—a right which Russia demands. For some, the rejoicing was probably .tempered further by the veiled announcement of a new super-weapon which came two days after Mr. Gnr ihyko's statement. This announcement, by a New Zealand scientist, revealed that the new weapon had been developed jointly by the U. S., the United Kingdom, and New Zealand. Beyond that little was said, except that the, new Development might make the atomic bomb seem clumsy by comparison. There we have an example of the difference in method and operation between scientists and diplomats-—a difference which, if left unreconciled, contains an incalculable peril. It ia nearly two years since the first atomic bomb was clropped. In thai time the 'diplomats have not even como close to an agreement on control. In the same time the scientsts may well have, carried their lethal experiments to the point where the new weapon is already obsolete. Surely the settling of human differences over a method of mutual survival i« no more difficult than a blind groping for the key to one of nature's most basic secrets. Yet the human beings concerned with the first problem have Approached it in a spirit of disagreement, while those who have grappled with the second have united their talents in a common purpose. \We do not believe that ;\ pushbutton war or any other sort of war id imminent. But agreement on atomic tnergy control is not imminent, either. And the possibility must be faced that, irhen the nations have really decided an a method of control, science may kave carried the development of mass. • • •xtermination weapons far beyond, , 0 tt »b(>uM .not be thought that, be- VIEWS OF OTHERS Dole Idea Gone Crazy Grant llmt many of our cities and counties need more revenue. But pullliU! them on a dole with stale revenues, as we are doin b ', Isn't a sound course_ This sets up another powerful pressure group for hi«h stole taxes, and the money Is Himply not going to be as carefully spent, as if It were raised with local taxes in tlie city or county. There is too much of a Santa Glaus flavor to revenue that comes from the slate. Looking, into this mnltcr, the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council finds that slate rovcnue grants to the cities mid counties for the 1841-48 fiscal year total alx>ul three times th» amounts given them for the IB45-4G fiscal year. Hero ure the council's figures: ' Municipal Aid, 1045-40, $624,000; tor 1947 r 4S, $1.870.000. County aid. 1045-40, $2,210,000; tor 1847-4B, Stale school aid In the same brief period went up from J12,000,000 to »21,3tt),00t>. Support of the schools is a proper state- Junction—when it Is restricted to providing additional revenue needed after local taxation has paid for its fair share. But tho districts ore not paying what they should, because of low property assessments. And these same low assessments mean that property Isn't payhlj? what it should pay to support local government. The upshot of it all is that taxes have been shlfled largely from proiierty to sales levies on living needs, lo cigarette and income taxes, and the like—Ihis, not only to maintain schools, but to give doles to local governments. That's clearly unjust. And another injustice noted by the Expenditure Council, Is that the city and county doles go alike to those lliat need the money, and those that could ge along without it. The council might have added, anil to those that are taxing home people lightly, as well as to those that are taxing heavier. That's the dole Idea gone crazy. What would you think of welfare checks from the state for everybody; whether they were In want or not; whether they made reasonable eliort to support themselves or didn't? Many states arc considering a relorm ot city-county state aid, the council says. They are thiuMng about laws to allow cities OT counties to vote taxes for their needs and, at the same time, to reduce ccrlaln state taxes, giving local governments a resource to tax. The plan should make for economy. People will be more watchful of local spending If they have to vote the iascs for it on themselves. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT Truman Names Committees For Broad Survey of U. S. Resources The DOCTOR SAYS I!y W1LMAM A. O'BltlEN, M. !>• Written for NH» Scnicc " False ideas in regard IQ food poisoning persists as a result or pro> imganda by persons who have MO standing in the commercial or professional fields. The most pcrslj- tent hokum is that aluminum causes poisoning. i Aluminum cooking utensils and alum powder have been shown by many tests and experiments to be absolutely free of danger. It Is true that aluminutn vessels are afi"cct"d acid foods, but Ihe aluminum which is taken into tlie body In this way is not absorbed In appreciable amounts. Aluminum occurs in many foods in their natural state, which are recommended for human consumption by Ihe si me persons who against aluminum poison- Cancer is not caused by aluminum nor can any Etoaiach or intestinal disturbance'; bi! traced to its use. In the past, prejudice against granite w.\re. copper kettles, tin cans, and othc.- morals was equally strong. Illness from poison in food Is a possibility. Fruits or vegetables sprayed with arsenic might be dangerous if they arc not washed peeled before use. Carelessness mixing cockroach powder in food has resulted in death. Mushrooms may contain deadly poison, iinri some persons have been made ill by eating shellfish containing a Ijoison which came from parasites on mussels and clams. COVER FOOD IN TIN CANS Leaving foods in an open tin Editors Note: Due (o wire trou- ... hie Olhraan's column for today's l»>iie of the Courier News was not received in urlnlnlile condition. By DONAI.i) I. GON/.AI.ES (United Press Staff Currrsimndcnt) WASHINGTON. June 24. <UP>— The Unilcd Slates yesterday un- •"- dertook an unprecedented survey 1 . of its resources to determine iw much more financial and aid can be sent lo Asia Psychologist Declares A New Kind of Human Being Is Necessary; Edson Offers Blueprint ny PETEH FDSON NEA Wiishinirtun Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 2*. (NEA) —A Canadian psychologist, Dr. O. Brick Chisholm of Ottawa, stood upright in New York the other day and told the American PsychlatrL 1 Assn- that "they had just two ycrtro justify their existence in Ih-: eyes of the world by becoming leaders in the planned development of a new kind of human beinj; over to fit his world. It is in the spirit of wanting to be helpful that tills department would like to drop in the suggestion box a few specifications for tlie ChLsholm Project Mankind Modification Center. AN!) THROW IN AN EXTRA HEART As the doc says, man's enviorn- mont has changed. What he needs, therefore, is to grow a new protec- without disrupting our own ccyno- iy. • ' The sweeping national Inventory was ordered by President Truman ' as Russia announced her willingness ., to discuss development of the "Marshall plan" for Europe — a program that may involve up to 525.000,000,000 in u. S. aid in the next five years. Mr. Truman named three special c6inmlttees to look into the tacts on foreign aid and advise him on the "limits within which the United States may safely and wisHy plan to extend such assistance anil on the relation between this assistance and our domestic economy." Two of the investigating bodies ' will be staffetl and directed by government officals. The third, headed by Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Harriman, will be made of 19 "non-partisan" public figures from the ranks of business, luljor, education, finance and agriculture. The President's action was announced late yesterday after an unusual white house conference attended by a group of his lop cabinet aides, white house advisers and senate leaders from both parties. Mr. Truman's move was a shot in the arm for bi-partisan coopL'nil.icni in the field of foreign affairs. Re- congress had been demanding such a step as a prerenuisite for their support for the administratiouli'ir- can is not harmful if the food is I ejgn aid p j ans . kept in a refrigerator in which i shortly before that senate £"£;>!the temperature is low enough to dent Artmir H . vandenburgffAief prevent spoiling. The food should Republican foreign policy spokes- kept covered to prevent further contamination. Ordinary cooking utensils' may be used without fear of poisoning of any kind. Lead-soldered cans which were not meant for cooking man in congress, had demanded such a study as Mr. Truman has now ordered. Vandenberg was among the officials who attended the white house meeting yesterday. Mr. Truman re- can live at, peace with himself and (live mechanism lo shut out the en- his fellow men.' [ vironment. This is the best idea yet. Whnl j Let's see. There's propaganda. It's BARBS BY HAL COCHKAN Ameilca is becoming a nation of gypsies, snys a writer. We've already seen a lot ol gyp-slcs around. * • • A Michigan couple will be «n»rrie.l on a mcrry-Ru-roinul. If thry »ren'» dlKy, they will be. * * * Mnny people arc too timid lo divo In shallow water. We need more like them. + » » "Ulisel Over Divorce, Movie Aclrcss Go« Fishing"—headline. You'll Ihlnk she'll want lo stay single a while. A man may laugh at women's intuition, but just let him try to decide which is tlie front and rear of his wife's hats. this world needs is a new type of human being. But gee v.'h'-i; Doc — only two year.s lo make him in? It has taken mankind some' millions of years to emerge this far from the jellyfish stage. J1 will take no mean miracle to metamorphose man into a new model by 1950. But according to Dr. Chisholm— who Is Incidental) 1 no quack lint executive secretary ot tiie United Notions World Health Organization, or WHO — it has to be done. "Revolutionary changes in our in- .vlronmciU during the last two or three years," lie says, ''have made tho past almost entirely irrelevant to the future." That's a lot of psychiatric gobblcdygook. What it means is that things ain't \vhat they used to be and you ain't seen nothiii' yet. * Anyway, since world environment has changed, what is needed is a new type human being. To heck with , this business of trying to make over the world to fit man. Rex Tugwell tried that back in 1933 and made almost no progress. How much sliiipler to make man -ertainly part of the new environ- nenl, and it's hard to tell what's rue and what's false. What tlie made-over 1950 model man needs is a snap in front of the orifice on his cars to permit buttoning down upper and lower lobes. Or else the tongue should be made sensitive to truth and falsehood. When someone starts handing the new human a line, he should be made to stick out his tongue. like litmus paper, to test it. If the tongue turns blue the ultra-modernized man would know that whcit he was saying or hearing or rending so. That would be that. Then there's air conditioning. The old model T man's cooling system of automatic pores to open and exude sweat is pretty obsolete messy. Trying to air-condition houses and offices — changing on the other side. okay. What mankind needs above everything else is a decided change of heart. CAN'T CHANGE HUMAN NATURE With a new heart maybe human beings could get rid of some of their hereditary selfishness, aggressiveness, pugnacity, deceit, r,Ui- pidjty, laziness and genera; all around low down orneryness. And while the doctor is fixing these things up he can also make humankind proof against germs, hangnails, dandruff, arthritis, bad eyesight, cancer, and the common cold. A little adjustment on the timer and intake manifold of the sense of humor, too, please. Anything else? Oh yes. There's that, atom bomb that is chitterin:; up the environment. Heretofore in history mankind has had to combat only nature — including the perversities of human nature. But now, as Dr. Chisholm points oiu, "man faces extinction by the weapons he has created." Well, the only way to keep out atomic rays is to get behind six feet of earth, two feet of concrete and six inches of lead. It will bi> up to the psychiatrists to crossbreed thick-skinned and thick- skulled man to develop a hybrid with a protective epidermis of this nature. If it coidd be done — in a couple years, a couple generations should not be used as n mild zinc ' j erred specifically to' neither the poisoning may result. Galvanized ' iron can also cause difficulty. QUESTION: I have recovered from n severe case of acne by tak- Hoover nor Vandenberg .statements. • but his plan clearly was intended to meet the objections raised by both. ing x-ray treatments and making ( T lie president said his three com- sulphur applications. But my face m utee;> would start work immediate- ins many scars. Can they be re- uoved by plastic surgery? ANSWER: Probably not. If they ire very deep, they will remain but the more superficial ones will become less prominent. environment lo fit outmoded man insieiid of vice versa — is no help. What mankind needs is a new hnilt-in refrigeraling and heating system, circulating icewalcr in summer and steam In winter, through an auxiliary system of veins and arteries. If it takes an extra heart 15 Years Ago In Rlytheville — J. P. Friend is concluding t\ E. Y.P.U. Course at the Dell Baptist ChurcH tliis week. There were ?5 present on the first night of th<s session. The study is being given from Pilgrims Progress. R. E. Lee -Wilson of Wilson attended to business yesterday in Blylnevillo. Mr, nnd Mrs- .7. J. Daley are In Cape Girardeiui, Mo., for a district meeting of the managers nf the J. C. Penny Stores. or a couple centuries — any resemblance \vhich humankind might then bear to a corpse — dead and burried in a lead casket in a concrete vault under six feet of eart'i — would be purely coincidental. Doc, it looks hopeless. You can't change human nature. ly and report their findings to hii "withinv the shortest possible time." The first government committee with Interior Secretary J A. ; Krug as chairman, was assigned ' the task of studying the present state of the country's financial, industrial and natural resources. The second, headed by Dr. Ed- ' win C. Nourse, chairman of '.he president's council of economic ad- j visers, wns directed to find on I I how the American economy would be [ affected by the vast lendim; and spending program contemplated for foreign countries The non-partisan coii^UUcc was asked to recommend ho^Fmuch i)f the nation's resources can be "safely " poured out for that purpose \vithou* disruiAing the domestic economy. be in four spades, \vli not be made. They i three diamonds and a if the spades broke. Therefore, : IN HOLLYWOOD SO THEY SAY BY ERSKINK JOHNSON NKA vStatf Corrcsiiomli-nl HOLLYWOOD. (NEA)—All movie companies which rushed down to Mexico to film pictures cause of lower production costs, e now telling woeful .stories. Tiio. ins wound up costing much more lan had they been filmed in ollywood. Lack ot technical help, elays, union trouble, and local ics were to blame [or the so'.ith : the border blues. EXCLUSIVELY YOURS: RKO is aging Hedy LamaiT Dietrich to star in "B rliu Kx- ress." . . . DicV. Hayme s has the iside track on the film f "Up in Central Park." . . . llonn •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••«•••••t••••••••••••••••• The only sure road to world peacrt Is food for starving, not guns for decadent gorenuwnls. —Henry A. Wallace. * • • Economic conflicl and trade wars Invarably set the stage for polilical disunity.—Secretary of State Marshall. '• * * Both in the Soviet Union and In tho United States there is loo much talk (bout war and loo lillle talk about peace. James P. Uyrnes, former secretary of state. * * * It costs no more to raise a child than to own an automobile, but the number ot automobile owners is rising while th« birth rat* in the United States is actually declining.—Prof, Oliver E. Baker, University of Maryland. • 9 » Land prices In many areas have reached peaks which cannot be sustained by probable long-lime farm earnings.—President Truma.p. growth of bcnrd for a new role, 'iRiire.s lie finally has arrived in Hollywood. A leen-agcr mislook lim tor Gabby Hayes. . . . George Raft will do "Wide Open Town." story based on Phoenix, Alabama. He'll "play a crooked newspaperman gone straight. • • • Hit a Johnson got mixed up in her lines for a telephone scene with Don Amcche in "Sleep, My Love." "It's all his fault." said Rita, point- Massey hide her blonde hair McKENNEY ON BRIDGE inp at Amcchc, "he invented this darn telephone." TK1M.MIXC, THE ARCH A Greedy Player Caught Off Guard BY WILLIAM E. McKENNEY America's Card Authority Wrllten for NEA Service I just had a letter from Clare H. "Corky" smith of Pittsburgh, with an invitation to go to the Pennsylvania State Tournament in .Pittsburgh Nov. 14-10. Tournaments arc booked so far ahead these day.; that the invitations come in early. iNorth should have cashed his nine tricks and been satisfied. But he decided to try to sneak through an extra trick. Smith won the ten of clubs with the ace, and thought for a^ while. He knew that declarer had tho ace and king of hearts because his partner had not gone up with either honor. He knew also that the entire spade suit was good, and declarer must have at least the king of clubs — otherwise, why would he have led the ten of clubs? He must have wanted to establish a quick club trick, and from the bidding. North might have a five- card club suit. Experimenter 1810 and 1824, Faraday I ern metallurgical equipment I devised, however, did alloy ! and steels become common possible. Smith decided that diamonds offered the only possibility of any tricks for him and his partner, so he led the diamond king. Though West only could give him thfi three-spot, Smith knew that the deuce was missing, and he continued with a diamond. West won, and the result was that East and •West cashed five diamond tricks. This is not a difficult hand to reason out, nevertheless JiTCpy plays of this type are misseu*i)y those who play automatically, without taking time for reasoning. American Jurist Corky also sent me an interesting hand that came up in the I Western Pennsylvania Tournament. ,. , ., . I In Pittsburgh lost March. In this No mailer how they cut it. 'Arch ham , (|eclarcr miid( , tllc ,,,i 5 t n ke ol trying to grab an extra trick when he saw he was in a good contract. of Triumph still conies out two mder n brnnetlc \vii: for her ro:c f a Spanish gal in "Monterey." • • * Maria Montr* may do (\vo mori films for Producer Seymour Xc- liensal. Roth were veryhappy with the way Maria's first outside deal, "Atlantis." turned out. . . . 1!KO will re-isMir thai old tlirillpr. "Kinj Kong." . '. . Hurry James" first Independent movie will be 'Itownbrat for Two." The seven limes Georcr Ramos former husband of ,To;m RUnidoll. has been married he bus i^'.od his occupalion as cameraman. One more marriage and hi*'ll have to change it to "collector." NO MUSTACHE. NO XOI) SAM WANAMAKKR. the- new boy-aboul-town after brintr a bright sensation with lu^rui Renj- mnn in "Joan of Lorraine." i s bc- liour, and 35 minutes. The Enterprise br.iins are huddling on what lo do. . . . Hazel Brooks, who just completed "Body and Soul," probably will be whom 1). Amcchc Irics to murder Claudctlc Colbert in "Sleep. My Love.' John Garfield and hi s wife are drinking seriously about moving permanently to New York. John would commute to Hollywood for his film roles. • • • Thai liUe. "Scndita Ho. Scudda Hay." is luck with us. But IM>X will release a trailer slar- rmK T.mi McCallislcr in which he explains il's iimlc language for "giddap" ami "whoa." Prnnk Capra tells me he'll film "State of the Union" practically word for word from the stage Tnk j advantage of the declarer's , IB £ Cork n)a(lc n s i, m for , u , , 1C is ccrlaim -y to be corn- the doll over )tmcnlcd . Jl3 ;.j Ing passed by without a nod by script. . . . Wonder it Ingrid Berg- many of his New York p:\ts visit- man ha s hoard lhat John Steining In Hollywood. The movies made beck has written a play satirizing him shave off his full Groucho Joan of Arc? The title is "The Lnst Marx type mustache Tor his role Joan," and Paillette Ooddard would in Milton Sperling's "Kvcr Ihe He- like to do it on the stage. Panletle ginning." gets back from London •Barlou MacU-vno, with a 12-weok scpl. 1. A82 1 4 f AK2 > J98 *KQJ80 *"?5 V 1094 • AQ 103 2 AO 5 3 N W E s Dealer ft A K (J 0 Smith A J 10 G V8GS3 »K7 + A 7 •! 2 13 VQJ7 » G54 *10 Tom nomcnt — Neither vul. Soulh West North Kasl 1 4k Pass 2 A 2 * Pass 2 N Pass T. Pass 3 N T. Pass P.iss Pass Opening — V 3 24 the highest tribunal in the • • M Girl's name II! Ha1i;m city 17 Man's name 19 Check 20 Feminine .name 21 Ardor HORIZONTAL. VERTICAL I Pictured U. S. 1 Opine \jiistice. 2 Greek mount William 3 S!lys Orville ' ,, . . .. . 4 Driving 8 i*o is an nsso- commaod ciMc justice of r , . . , . 5 Lines (ab.) GOn the 26 Prattle 47 Indian sheltered side 27 Desert garden weights 7 Vend spot -18 Martian 8 Midday 28 Kcline (comb, form) 9 Average (ah.) 29 Malt drink SO Native of, JO Three times 31 Cloth measure Latvia 51 Wnr god 38 Cuddle . S3 Ever (contr.) •10 African fly 55 Masculine 43 Belongs to her name 44 Dill 57 Symbol for 45 Light touches neon Smith (East), who believes In opening the majors, led a heart against the three no trump con- nround tract. Dummy's queen won the ^ trick, and the ten of clubs was led (comb, form) 32 Observe 11 Peaceful 12 Norse god 13 Not nny 22Co,, r s point >B~ ss'^r''^^'- 30 Speed contests 33 Moi indin dye 34 Symbol for tellurium " 3f> While 3(i French article 37 Doctrine 3fl 41 Bitter vetch 42 Worm 43 Possesses 45 Italian town 49 Note in Guide's scale 52 Grafted (her.) 54 Genus o£ shrubs 55 Roman road 56So(ten in temper 58 Paste anew 60 Cubic meters Gi I'ocnis 46 Of the nature 59 Promissory of (suffix) nolc ('ah.)

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