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TOW QOU&DER NEWS oouam rawa oo. B. W. HAXNM, Publtabv JAMBB L. VXHHOEFF, BdttOt PAUL D. HUMAN, Adverttobw Bole Nttfeotl Adwtiiing Reprwtotetlro: WftTau* Wttour Ot. K»w Tort. Chba«o, Detroit, PubUthwl every Afternoon Kuqpt Altered M «cood«class matter »t the post- office »t Btytherille, Arkansas, under act of Connect, October », 1917. red \)J Uw United SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ot Blythevllle or any auburum town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, $4.00 per year, .$2,00 (or.six months, $1.00 for three months; by mill outside SO mile zone. $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation We all with xinyelled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being changed into His likeness—2nd Corinthians 3:1«. • • • Cicero said that coninnplation of the celes- tl»l things win make a man both speak mid think more sublimely. Silver Lining It can't be denied thai there is :\ great spate/of disagreements, vcxinjr problems, and general woe in the news these days. But just to prove Hint the daily dispatches don't reveal a world rushing headlong to the dogs, wo should like to submit the following encourair ing items: ' The best-selling novel in this country today is Laura Z. Kobson's book about social anti-seinitism called "Gentleman's Agreement." It's a book that actually makes the reader think, and which is bound to make a lot of them feel ashamed. "Life With Father,"'as pleasnn!, find amusing a play as you could ask to see, broke the record for the continuous run of an American play so long held by that' tawdry little item, "Tobacco Road," And Finland has paid anoUiei 1 installment on her World War [ debt. The Jpb in Greece political policy, as well ns American financial aid, seema to be making some impression in Greece. Reports from Athens statethatgovermnant leaders are Baking. pains to squelch the extreme rightists among their supporters and -to create the notion that those at the governmental helm are actually middle-of-the-roaders. Then, too, there is the agreotrwnt by which American experts, slatione'l in the Greek Cabinet department's, will keep track of tho use lo which every dollar of the American loan is spent. If the stories of the way some of the British aid to Greece was used :u'o true, this agreement is highly important. One of the first things that could happen, as the Truman Doctrine gets its first practicaj application, would be for the funds to be used for political purposes in supporting a government which is neither wholly representative of the Greek people nor a model of democratic monarchy. It remains to be seen 'whether tho Greek government lias undertaken a suppression of its far-right extremists. But at any rate the government's obvious desire to look its moat democratic indicates that the arrival of American dollars and American representatives has produced a slight change of heart. And that is encouraging. Much more encouraging would be the news that Greece is to liold now elections. This is not an immediate possibility. But even the promise of elections might help to quiet unrest and restore civil order. Evidently' Greek affairs are in a s much of a mess as ever. The civil war goes on. The Communists control the fcAM, which, politically, is U, e m]y plA.ce for anti-government Greeks to KO unless they want to stay at home Even the discussion of admittedly needed administrative reforms in th* government has been put off until autumn. ; Economically, American aid can help Greece to her feet. Politically, : there Doesn't seem much hope until the civil war is ended, its foreign instiga- .tora driven out, and a representative government elected. This also scums to be a part of America's job in Greece. if the Trwnan Doctrine is to confound JU, critics by doing what it set out to BI/rTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWB do. The announcement of new electioro should come from the Greek government alone. But American insistence should legitimately be behind it. And the American government should take- some responsibility for the honesty of (liose elections. This would not be interference or imperialism. Kalhor, it would ho an effort to insure tho.sc "free and unfettered elections" which the Potsdam Declaration decreed for Poland, but which didn't come off. VIEWS OF OTHERS More Light on Communist Tactics In Hungary we are seeing newi'i the beau- liful spirit of communistic "democracy." which our reds and rod sympathizers hi this country regard with such misty-eyed admiration.. The Hussian kingpins, who engineered the communist grub in Hungary, said they had a "confession" from one Bela Kovacs, which Implicated the ousted Hungarian premier, Fereuc Nagy, in a plot lo overthrow his own government. American officials asked for a copy ot Ills document, and were refused. But when a communist stooge in the new Russian-backed regime hi HunBnry charged that Undersecretary o[ State Achcson had schemed with Nagy, and promised him suuiwri, under the Truman plan for Greece and Turkey, our State Department promptly published' the cor- rcsixindcncc between Nagy ' and Achcson.. . That's the difference between real democracy, and its communist counterfeit. • • ' The correspondence revealed that this was Achcson's "plot": He said the United States was considering means of continuing its aid lo Hungary; and he assured Nagy of American good will for the Hungarian people. And here's a wallop for the communist charge from the previously known record: The charge said (hut Acheson's pledge of including Hungary in the Truman plan was dug up In January. But the plnn wasn't forniuhited until Britain asked us the very lust of February, lo take pvcr her responsibilities In Greece nnd Turkey. The plan wasn't announced until after that—along hi March. Of course, for n communist, that's Just a slight discrepancy; hardly a lie by his standards. Other charms of the communist rule i n Hungary arc unfolding. An election is slutext, wltn the statement that "enemies ot the people" wilt not be allowed to vote. Naturally, the communist minority—about 17 per cent of the voters In the last election—will name these enemies. You can bet your shirt that they will be all who oppose communism It passes understanding how (my American can sympathize with, or respect, this tricky, unscrupulous, vicious brand of politics. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT BARBS BY HAL COCRRAN Some demists use the word "remove'' Instead of "extract." But getting sonny to the dentist is still like pulling teeth. It's estimated Ihcre are over 2,000,000 goiters 111 U. S. alone. Anil nearly (hit many tolf willows alone In II. S. A lot Is at slake these days—and it's about time your tomato plants arc. A 5-ycar-nlrl Tcx»s tirl strolled seven inll«s away trom her luime. A bit farther than the .route (akcn by our Junior when sent to the store.. • * * Expert says the average man could get along with 500 words a day. Or, if married, 493 olus those used at home. SO THEY SAY Henry's Challenger in the Big Fight WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1947 . LOPSIDEO ;' DEVELOPMENT. • 4-H Club, National Youth Lobby Differ Greatly • One Wants to Learn, the Other Knows It Washington Correspondent By rtlTEK EI)SO.\ WASHINGTON June 25. (NEA1 — The cupllal has just been Ircitec! o visits from a couple of vonth lie- egattons — with a capital Y. The YOUTH WITH A ROSY CHEEK The 4-H youngsters were healthy as all outdoors, clean and uent a little on the shy side and awfully practical. The boys had raised 111>- s'.nck or done other farm projects. •ou'cl think. Small y you!.. ,.,, iere hi a bus to take snapshots O I tself B n !i, e Capitol .steps. »•>«•& hrough the White House, take in the other sights, buy a f c -,v soft drinks and hamburgers, ivur of for daylight handholding. thru get m the bus and go back w'ipr,- they 'nine from. It's fun. C.ipital Y Youth, however, comes here w^li a- Purpose. \. The two Youlh-with-B-Purpose, outflls lliat showed up here wr-ie is different as day and ni<;h:—ai; different as Youth and youth. One wns the national encampment of 4-II clubs. 183 strona — at least two boys, two yirls and a couple of 4-H leaders from every state and territory. All were country or rural town youngsters. The other outlit was the National Youth Lobby. 449 strong, from only 16 slates mid mostly big city and university youngsters. It's a pity somebody didn't think of gelling these two groups together, it might have ended in a riot, but it would have been worth the experiment. The Youth Lobby wax sallow ns to complexion, a little on thn frowsy side but awfully sophisticated, aw'- /"lly cocky, and with a hit:!i disdain for tilings as Iht-y are. They knew all the answers in ndvn-.-.CD as prize-winning leaders among ru- rtil .voting people in their stales. The 4-H club members cnmc, here to listen and learn. They heard tiilks from cabinet members and other government officials. They saw congressional agricultural committees in fiction. Then they had discussion groups. If the talks were .on the heavy mid dull side, the discussions when the kids tore 'cm apart were not. Near (he and O f (heir week's program the 39 members of tlie 1-H group who hntl reached voting age look the pledge of good citizenship on the steps of tlie Jefferson Memorial. They'll make good citizens all right, and no doubt about it. In contrast, the Youth Lobby came down here lo tell Congress lipw to run things, according i. o their liberal and decidedly left win-i notions. Some of the congressmen apparently listened politely. Oth«i congressmen told their youthful constituents to go on back iume and quit bothering them. Some shoved the lobbyists off on their secretaries. These youngsters atme away bitter and disgusted. What kind of citizens they'll make, gosh only knows. Both the Republican and Democratic Parly organizations have tried to make something out ot Senates Vote to Override Veto Performed BefoteSRO Audience Tli. DOCTOR SAYS BY WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M. I). Written for NKA Service Rural communities must provide proper facilities if they wish to attract well-trained pliysieian.s. Reports indicate there is an adequate supply of physicians in most states, but !i co-ordinated system of medical s ervicp is needed, especially in the rural areas. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, demobilization of ihe medical profession is Incomplete. Many young pliyselians still are serving in the armed forces. Large number of physicians from World war :I ara taking advanced training in residencies before they return to practice. Approximately 50CO physicians have not vet decided on a permanent local ion. The Irek from the cities [o the country hns already started and is increasing. Many young physicians who remained \ n the large cities after icturninc from military service are bcicinniiig lo leave for smaller places. Rural medical practice' todav is largely a mailer of office and hos- ))H:il service. Physicians generally renort that they do not make many house ^alls. Good roads and Mie automobile cnnble. patients wlio I've at ronsidrrablc distances from then- nhvMcian to he brought to "'" h"«r>Hi],nr office for care >H-I:TIN-G TIURAL NEEDS Surveys of the hospital facilities are being completed in most of the states. Reports will be digested by exports and c as lo the best way to needs, it i, evident Wlljjf UiiftT' :sk By FREDERICK C- OTIIMAN (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Julie 2J. tUFI— The secretary of ;he American Federation of Human skeletons, irm- self, couldn't hav* round si.Hiding room in the ,3cnai-> chanibcr for the vote thnt r>v«>v;!>oii,i<-;l President Ti'innan's !a!jnr veto. Every Senator -,\ho eoiiW was in his seat wlion-Scu. A. Tatt of Ohio hanged hi for the last ti>,in (with red flying in his self-grncrateil breeze) anil appealed to his cohort; to ignore the man flt Ihe other end cf Pennsylvania Avenue. Behind the Senators, lining the walls six deep mid blocking the swinging doors until even the pages couldn't fight their way through, were 200 members of the House. They'd repudiate! Ihe Presidents labor policies last week. Most of these lawmakers, oddly enough, wer e dressed in gray: en masse they were a drab-looking lot. In the galleries, where each seat was filled and every stair had Its squatters, the scene was gay. Particularly was it bright in the Senatorial gallery; here the wives of the lawmakers wore hats that looked like flower seed catalogues. Over this steaming mass of humanity throbbed in vain the air- conditioning- machinery. The brows of the orators glistened; the tally clerks' hands were so clammy they had lo keep wiping them between votes. The speeches had started at noon. Sen. Claude Pepper of Pla.. led the forces who claimed it would be a tragedy to pass the law over the President's judgment. Sen. Pepper's Fiipnort them while you wear If it fails, an operation can performed. be their young peoples' auxiliaries without too much success IT WILL BE THEIR WORLD SOON The Young Republicans, which has 800.000 members, just held thei" binninl convention in Milwaukee with 450 delegates from every ,sta't» except Louisiana and Mississippi. The Young Democrats claim only 400.000 members now, but have started a drive to gel a mill-on members by September. The Youn* Democrats will hold their bienn-u convention later in the summer, at a 1 place and time to be selected by the National Committee. Both the Young Republican aivJ Young Democratic organizations are used to devclorj^-fKwtv leaders vote O n election days. Such ciTort. is all to the good The only trou'-lr v " " ~'" ~* """ v -°' .»na. is that there isn't enouVb. of it >? lle R ' Mason was the oldest mother ,™y foreign counts it, the ^e^nngest an^rT^"^" . . "coiiummlticlT"aavlsed ',i?'V p ff ch " lokcr H ' as Sel1 ' AM)m t way to meet their , W ' ,? ai ' kley ° f Ky " the " tlenr AU evident that sevS ' b ™ . « f( '»«»>' « New Deal bat*?, types of hospitals can serve the , s ' '" " lel>e l«'c'«"g foe the PrlT same area and that every com- ! Sident ' • ... inuiiity cannot have n large well- IID did, I think, an excellent Sf>'. equipped general haspital which | °f ''• His voice boomed loud; his can cnre for every tvpe of illness. (' arm-flinging was vigorous. He said Smaller, communities will have • that President' Truman was no hospitals for maternity cases and cheap politician, but a statesman omeiTcncie.s. A large hospital with- I with the best interests of his conn- in driving riislnncc. up to 30 miles try at heart. or more, will cater to special scr- 1 While he talked, clerks passed vices in the same area. through the press galleries with „,„-„,._„ " " [copies of a letter Mr. Truman had wiJE-MONr I have larpte vari- sent him only an hour before urg- cose vem s vvnlch hurt when ^ hove ing him to do what he could to been on mv feet all day. Would kill the labor bill Sen Barklev W ?,!™,™ r " hh -'' stockin * hcl l>? I " cl " l »e original until his'last niin- •AIXPWES: Yes, it would help, it ute; then, in a voice so so't you will noi r-m-o the veins, but it will had to strain to hear it, he read 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— At the Annual Mothers Dinner held last night at the Woman's Club by members and Professional wuiniiiis vjiuo, j prizes were awarded to (he oldest! ot the President's appeal mother, youngest mother and the mother with the most children. They were baskets of flowers. Mrs. Then came Sen. Tafl. who had fathered the bill and shepherded it through montlis of hearings, weeks of debate. He stood with his hands in his pockets at first, baring his nondescript red cravat and receiving close attention to his iellini; of tho care with which the law was writ,» nit wuiimiui i ten. He charged the president with of the Business, i giving the measure not nearly e- Wom'an's Club',' nough study, said it was the work " '- hundreds of able and sincere students who take the leadership. in political reform movements. That's because they form the one largest element of literate, thinking people. They usually yet shot up and down for their trouble, but in the u. S. it isn't necessary to nay that penalty. All the more reason !o get the bobby sox set interc.s.ed in politics and otf on the rig'.it foot. It ill-behooves any old conger to scotf at Youth-Thnt-Takcs-Itself - Serious, ly. It was Youth t:iiit won the war and Youth that ligurcci out how- to make the bomb. It's going to lie their world m T. few years. What do they want L-.;t of it? men, added that Mr. Truman never had told congress what U.cl of . the mother having the largest : number of children. labor bill he wanted, and ffised: "I appeal lo the Senate to stand up and vote as a legislative body; this is a bill that the president never should have vetoed." The time was 'J p.m., the hour set for the vote. Sen. Taft, an ever- cautious man, glanced around the chamber and suggested, despite what his eyes told him, the ab- Miss Lillian Briscne daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. SpBriscoe received first honors in piano and third honors in voice in contests held at «imi. i,,i uyub ium mm, me au- Denvcr College of music Friday , sence of a quorum. The dork called night- For receiving first honors in the roll; 93 senators answered 'o Came then the vole, itself. There isn't much need for me to add any more, except that Sen. Taft --half way through the balloting — was smiling like a clean-shaven Santa Glaus, sen. Hartley, across the aisle, sat slumped on ins spins, his face expressionless and tinged in gray; his hands loose and help•••••i IN HOLLYWOOD Freedom cannot be apportioned on R class basis.—Mayor William O'Dwyer or New YorK. Today adequate military preparedness Is our best guarantee of peace. At the council table of nations Die strong are listened to—the wenk are ignored.—Gen. George C. Kcnney, Stra- legtc Air Command ., If America should experience n slump MOW the effect would be disastrous upon every country.—House Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr. (ID or Massachusetts. H would be imiwesiblc to pre<Mct the heights of civilization which not merely the United Slates but all of the nations ml«ht M- tnln it only we coulrt learn how to live togelliur hi the new world—Dr. C.efrse F. ZooK, president National Council on Education. Europe does not need to tear th»t-»n American postwar corrective rewsslon will degenerate into a depression.—Wlnthrop W. Alclricn, president international chamber ot Commerce. BY EUSKINT. JOIIXSON NKA Staff Corrrsiiniiilriil HOLLYWOOD. June 25 c NFA1 -BEHIND THE SCREEN; ]f s pood news to hear I hat the Academy is considering an o.icnr for I he neVs- recl boys. Ma\-l>e now we'll have ess grape fruit queens and more lews. . . . Peler Lind irav,-s had .o shed 20 pounds for hi^ role i:i 'The Senator Wa s Imliscr'm" . . . As a gag. Bill Kenriix will Mrve i's bat boy for the DodL-ers when h? goes to Brooklyn for n vi.sjt this iummer. . . . Carmen Miranda Unr, i new businc-ps manager—her n^w Imsband. . . . I5in.il> Shore is Drinking abonl remaining on I Ill- radio until just before tin- Mork's visit. She'd ship her >o:ii:s from a special studio at her bcvnc SAMK SOIiV. NKW I.IVVS SAME STORY. NT.W LINKS story ranking the rour.rts. s.nn hired a roiiple of writers to rr-ivri.'- one of his old hits, ihe tVtr'wvi Stanwyck-Gary Oonpor film. -iVill of Pii-p." into a comedv fir nnr- nv Kay p. When the re-writr came to sum's rfe.sk he read it and Ihrn hnwl-vi. "1 pay two puys SIO.0'0 to iv-wrilp 'Bill of Fire.' An,i all i ,•,« ; s the samp old story with diffcTpn' dia- loc." But tho neu - dia'.n^ mus been pood. They're sliontin:: wilh Danny in thr cvoi and Virginia Mnyo vr.iui Stanwyck part. Iheir inning in a now movie, "Behind the Star." One scene will show eye. . them outsmarting a private They'll change the tiiv 0 [ Tn- end Rergman's "Join nr Inminr' to "Joan of Arc" if I hi- latter tiili fan be wooed awav tioni llavid' O. Selznick. He resist overt [\ t w ,, years ago for a Jennifer Jones movie. But with Bergman v.ayitv; Joan. It's unlikely Jennliei- 'will ever try to ton her. COFS 'GET IN A WORD The screen private detectivo. otit- snmlinK the police. bron,:)il thousand, of letters of romn'.aints lo Hollywood from Ihe polin-men of America. So now the policemen get Richard Carlson, whom Hollywood forpol after he left the Navy, has appeared in only our picture since V-.T Day. Tile ironic tille of the film was "So Well Rememlfcrccl." • • • Career-go-round: Dorothy Hart, who left r-f. Y. to' get away from modeling, just arrived back in N. Y. to play the role of a model in Mark HeUinger's new movie. "The Naked City". . . . Peggy Ann Garner is taking .singing lessons from Lillian Goodman, the gal who coached Margaret Whillng" for so long. ... DKO is trying to talk Merle Cberou inio doing another movie alter she completes "Memory of Love." Bill Merle say*. "No. I need a vacation. I'd rather have snmo fun than dron dead." She and her husband. T.ucicn Ballard. may soon adopt a baby. There's a typical Hollywood slorv liehind llio litlc, "Memory of I/ove." It was a .novel which RKO reronllv filmed under another title. 'Xnw they're using the lille on an original screen play. Dana Andrews l s Merle's co- slar. Dana is the holiest thins nt the box officp since "The Best Years of Our Lives." Every studio in town would like to borrow him from Sam Ooldwyn anil Fox for a movie. , -> McKENNEY ON BRIDGE S-Club Kid Beaten By Tricky Defense 1IY WILLIAM E. McKICNNEY America's Card Authority Written for NE,\ Service Bridge players conic from every walk of life. Doctors, lawyers, business men. housewives arc all on the list of Life Masters. The treasurer of the American Contract Bridge League, Bertr.r.-.i Lebhar Jr.. is director of sales lor Station W1IN in New York, and he i s known to sports fans as Bert Lee through the sports roundup he broadcasts every night. . piano. Miss Briscoe'received a SchM- sr.ship to the school. There were over 500 participating. plav of the hand and in defense. Durintr the masters' individual he wa s the only player who set the ' hand. At most of ihe tables the open- ing heart lead was won by West with the king, the ace of hearts was cashed and the jack of hearts led. in the hope that North had three hearts and would be forced lo ruff in dummy with the king of clubs. Thus West could make (he ace and jack of clubs. But of course that did not work. North ruffed with the three of clubs and made the contract. When IiCbhiir played the hand, hr cashed the king and ace of less in his lap. The expressions o.' the two lawmakers told the story; seldom has an American president been poked so hard in the political jaiv by any Congress. mond right into the ki:n;-jacK-. Dummy captured E.ist's queen with the king, but when di-clarer led tlie king o[ clubs froui dummy, Lebhar won and returnod another diamond. Then Iheir lias . he-arts, but then he cashed the ace way lo prevent East of diamonds and led a small dia- the nine of clubs. no Ancienl Accomplishment Plumbing is compUshmenl. not a modern <ic- Thirteen hundred . feet of copper pipe plumbing installed In the niyrnmtd tcin;ilo of Aunsir, Egypt, aboul 3DOO years J 108M A 10 30 5 74 Miss HfiTieaulf AK62 V K 9 4 3 Si W E s Dealer Mrs. T>,r-m A A Q 7 4 V None » 10 * K Q 9 8 7642 *J 10 (} J72 » A K 0 R 0 3 45 Tournament—Bolh vul. South Wfsl North Kasl 1 » Pass 1 V Pass 2 V Pass 4V S f, Pass Pnss Double Pass Opening—»K 26 One of these days Lebhar Is going to crash through for a lot ot championships. He has been runner-up in the Vanderbilt Cup Tournament twice. He lost the world championship masters' pair title one year by a point or two. This year he led the field in tlie world championship masters' individual for four sessions and lost it in the la.st session. s very keen both in the Movie Executive HOKIZOXTAI, 1.6 Pictured motion picture executive 1 1 Kxcrcise 12A,nphilheatcrs 14 Cereal 15 Observe 18 Cravat Ifl Homnn date 2 Belgian scnport 3 Pronoun 4 Electrified 8 Hibiical pronoun 9 Total 10 Invaded 21 Skeleton part , '', a P a . ."Laborer organs 22 Lateral 11 r rcnch river .12 bpram remedy 4G Wine cup 22 Lateral 23 Leases 2-5 KrnRincnt 2G Hoy's nickname 27 Noxious p!anls 28 Sun Rod 29 Id cst (ab.) 30 Begin ,13 Bonier 37 Orifices 38 Singing voice 3D Peel 40 His hobby is —— horses 44 Nevada cily 05 Mohammedan name 4C Antenna 48 Hoy 49 Nevada town SI Ebb 53 Assessment f! Opposed to lee (geol.) | , VERTICAL 3 Separated — ' lype 2-1 Chairs 41 Area im-asnrc "5 Rapid 42 101 (Roman) 30 Young herring -!3 Hearing 31 Laborer organs 13 Sows 16 Toward .17 Preposilion 20 Agitated 22 Thinner 34 Anoints 35 Chemical atoms 36 Kat away •10 Actual 47 Permit SO Old Teslament (ah.) 52 Company (ab.)

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