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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 9, 1946
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-i j^^jftpykff,^^ y* JpUy, ' IK.?- J-*' OOURIKR NKWB MM* COUBIEB • i ••IH^.^V — ^ i I«MM »M^MM i*am**fs •+ tuv 0QBfc» <pt»«t BtythtrtUB, ArtoMM, under «ct of Oaa- g«««. October 8, »17. , . , Served b» the United PIM C ^(- •' ."BOBBOUPriON RATXB j.By carrier In tbe city oi Bbtfc* •^KBr^in _ town where curia «rrlc» W •Jned. 20c per week, or 85o per month. ' g'Br ***$., within v/BgujoC* mUM, M.M year, *3.00 for <U month*, IU10 for ttuve g •V ttlftfl "fl*fM> f0 m'<l^ -i^- -.'•-.'i-:' _v pijwbie to Now or Later , There is a Blowing .conflict between the demands of AiTierican consumers an$ tho^e of exporters for the very jnadequale supply of' commodities which has begun to'trickle into £he fnarket. -Congressmen arc troubled by a wave of protests from constituents who have heard that^the icason they, can't find this or that on store .shelves is that we aie shipping it tp the Hottentots *—and the folks back home want.such 'immediately, and at puce. Some of these lumois have at least a semblance of merit, while others do not. Cotton fabucs arc in very short <5tfpj>jv, at least in the finished wearing product /fhe United ; States News reports that of some, cotton'-fabric-items as much as 25 per cent is being exported , A Last voai 7 1 per cent oC. dress shirts, they need expoit •markets, and they less than 0 9 per cent of nylon, were exported, the News .survey indicates. Lumbei, too, is almost lion-existont. It is in enormous, if futile, demand for building'and rclmbilitnlion projects. Very little is being sent out of the coujitry, of that is unsuitable for construction. One school of thought holds that' no matter how small may be the export of such items, it js stilt top large .so long gas Americans (ire clamoring for .shuts, nylons, houses, automobiles, elecliicM) goods. Congressmen pressed * bv this feeling have introduced at least (wo score of bills forbidding the exportation of nnrlicular items. But there is another side, to the picture. Kconomists arc .agreed that our national prosperity depends iippn flic develo])inent of foreign markets for American-niiule goods. Wo can not, tliey say, absorb at Jipnijj as'much as we should miike under conditions of full production for full erriplbyment. Other industrial nations—notabjy Great Britain—arc depriving .-their people of things which they,need more than Americans .really need anything. They are doing it because., like us, < they need export arkots, and they want want to got British-ninde goods into (he market before somebody' else gets there first. We must decide whether we shall keep everything at home until all our desires are satisfied, and let the, purchasing nations gel the habit of buying from Britain, or whether we arc willing IP .set aside- small percentages to help capture foreign markets upon which a greater future prosperity can be built. • Is it more important to l.iave a tiny bit moi'u right now, or can we afford' to wait a few weeks for our new gadgets, in a gamble that thereby we shall have a richer, sounder economic future? By H«el Heidergott SERVICE. INC. ' A.»Torkfr (or.. I Uc j»lraKK«-r'. 'tar THE STOB} comfort nt M rar7r"'^!Lt\\^vrt££ ft* t '««niJ rT « ll! "iri* """**" «'*'• . :?*"/?"?«!!*«:''•' ** «*""T II HEN Ann came down to - breakfast, she round her sister aad- brother-in-law nearly fin- isfc^d, and regarding their 2-year- old daughter with parenlal pride. "Hjillo, Connie Moinmg, Davey. KiyUrat" She leaned over Betsey, an4. regarded hei face for a mq- mstat, looking foi a clean place io kiss, gave up in desp-ur and kissed het, lightly qp the lop oC her goiden head. . . , . . "Ho, Ann," Betsey said, spitting out a hit of the toast ; she was gnawing on, along with the words. ' Davey lit a cigaiet, and got up. It was high lime he went lo work, ^Je_-followed Ann's lead in kissing Ihe top of Bels'ey's head, *^SS^ " ver Connie and 1 kissed her, _said "Be seeing you, dolly," then patted v'nn's shoulder as he passed her and mui mured "So long, kid" There was sympalhy in his brief touch, compassion m his voice Useless for Ann to try to. hide from her family the way she felt Shc Jooked after Davey. as, he went out of the room. He looked rather like Joek—tall and,blond , and young and clean-looking. She and Connie had, almost identical tastes. "He's a nice guy," she said. 'We like him," Connie answered carelessly. She nicked the toaster on, vanished into the kilchen and returned in 0 moment with'a glass «t orange juice m oneihand, Steaming globe of coffee in Ihe other She set Ihem down, picked Up her offspring and said;' VI'l! Join you for a cup of .coffee as 'soon as I wash the infant's face and hands" i she returned, Ann had lit - ><_-»-/et, and was sipping", rer flectovely at a cup of coffee. "Have a smoke with your coffee, Connie —-you have time," she urged her -Th« is Sunday, and'I ought to be abte to help you a little. Where's Dad?" , "PiayW golf He started'olt at 8>e grack of dawn, I guess. I *--ina a note pinned to my oi ""' e . Iooke , a worried. ^v,T^t, hC , ln 7 l) never liked Jock a esled in me. Asked if he could write to nie. Which is very thrilling, of course, but if .he is interested, I wish he lived in town I don't know just what I'm going to do in my spare time, Connie What does a girl do when she has a broken heart?" looked worried. "Ann, "Ann, honey, I wish I could si t UlCre iSn>t al "- thi »«r- I can'l ev j - lt -ay— because you know better." honey, I wish 1 could something that would help but I got ^eloped or'so ' Connie lit , neat; smoke t satisfaction' thought he'd g." j tret, and blew a t to her infinite fj)U were late com,~,^,^ ,,^1^, »ttkT7 UUllk- ing m, weren't you' I didn't hear jou. We came straight home from »"* weading.^I didn*t see you after the reception at all. What did you do? ' ' A *"^, Iwetit on to a parly. Sort ff se***etess I guess T had a vague ^***£^ *Mting tight or something •quMr/ dramatic, but 1 didn't MMlm Ip say. I just distin- nidwd myi*U by going on.a cry- in» jas in the arms of my favorite " - cgri«« ja* was Just teurs liquor," • Ann 'explained. sud favorite author was t and nice to me—I hope }u*t tor copy, because "And millions of olher men, and after all, Jock is only one man -who happens to be loo darned handsome, with a nice plausible manner and a heluvn lot "of charm. I'll admit all that— but he's behaved rottenly (o you, Ann." "I don't know," slowly. "He never Ann brok said, nny ------T--1> • ".Hi IV utu\l JIVll/— — UU( there isn't anything. I can't even tell you that I never liked Jock anyway—though I'll admit I don'l like him much now—because yon know better." "Of course you like him," Ann said ructully. "I hope Nina will make him happy. I really do, you Know. I want him lo be happy even if I'm nol. And I'm nol" ' •"Toll The about Colin Drake Ann," Connie said. "How did you meet him?, I'Jiad no idea lie was a northwest aulhor—" «I guess he must know Nina's amily. He came lo the wedding >nd was in this party afterward. He.just happened to be the closest man when J demanded to be taken away, and he obliged. lie's a\v- uliy nice. He's 38, shorter than , 1m afraid—but of course I was wearing high heels—and awfully dark. Black hair and blue eyes— and sort of a bluish look about his jaws—you know. One ot the reasons I've always liked blond men best.- He's not a bit good-looking —.very ,beaky nose, thin and sort • ,' OII 8—his nose, I mean—and SS? JuSS 1 ^- lca .?' a.'" 1 " u "Br>' in his firm." Blinded by . „>„„„ a ,, r promises — he never made any. I just look loo much for granted,' I suppose. It's just— well, my father doesn't happen to be .nn eminent- and successful lawyer, who can use a nice bright young man with lots of brains but no experience " sudden tears, she- ran stumbling (rom the room, up the stairs to her bedroom, and Hung herself on the bed. * * * ' i AFTER a while she wiped her eyes, and still sniffling a little, reached . for a book, on the' table beside her bed. "Though This Be Madness," by Colin Drake. Pleasant, informal, unimportant '• essays. She read a few pages, here and there. She . wondered if he a nice look about him. He has voice— mellow and very low. Is he married?" Connie inquired. Ann looked starllcd. "I don'l know," she confessed. "I don't think he. could be—" "It might be just as well if you found out," Connie commented. •She briskly began lo clear the tableland Ann got up lo help her Connie was such a cute little girl Ann thought. She frequently said that Connie had had sense enough at a reasonable lhat up some f °" inches short of her present height She had never minded being '%11 « foot 3 alongside her. had been Jock > «"d er would be again. Maybe Senator Vandiehfeerg R^Somethihg there SATUUDAY, MARCH 6, WASHINGTON COLUMN Risd Tdpfe ^ eally would write to her. H had seemed quite plausible lasl night but sort of incredible by daylight' But it seemed that he had meant i. Every day, when she opened' the mail at the office, there was a ; fat letter from Colin. He wrote' charming letters, and Ann felt' somehow guilty that ihey were' wasted on a public of one. She wrote him three times a week, andi although jusl at first her letters were a little stilled from awe, as' she gradually began lo feel lhal she knew him ralhcr belief than anyone else in Ihe world, her lel- Icrs became a faithful expression of Ann herself. , Ann showed Connie the letter m which Colin told her of the crack-up of his marriage, 'some years before, in whic!\ he com- mcnled that f oorh.ips it was some inadequacy of his own, some glar-' mg fault that he was too conceited to sec, lhal made a failure of his more inlimale relationships. Ann didn't believe that,.of course. Pfer- haps she wasn't meant tp.-Quickly she placed the- blame on the Woman involved. For very often she had noticed, the most-, intelligent men showed the least,brains in picking their women. Probablt she..thought wryly, that's why he hkorf me. She said as Connie's comment \va» By PKTKH KDSON . NEA: Washington C'ori cspondcut WASHINGTON. March 9. (NEA) —The 37 recommendations for streamlining* Congress, just outlined In n' report on a year's work by the LaFolletle-Mom-oney Joint Committee on Organlznllon of Congress, Von't menu n thing unless somebody first gels busy and removes some of the reel tape which now prevents modernization of legislative inn'chinery. •As -Congress Is now set up, reorganization of Congress can be acted upon in only Iwo ways.l— Individual members of. the 12-innn LnFolleltc-Monroiieyi Committee, or any other congressmen for thai matter, can Introduce bills to carry out any or nil of the proposed reforms. 2—The committee report cnn be broken down in seclion.s nnd referred to other standing committees in Ihe hope hat they will frame new streamlining legislation which will be acted upon by the Congress . Either procedure probably moans n lot of delay with the prospects for anything at nil being done not loo good. Failure or inability of Congress to act on any of the proposed changes hi organization will in itself be the best evidence that congressional machinery needs some ot this newfangled jet propulsion with rn- dor, rockets and maybe an Atomic- bomb thrown in to get things mov- PAY RAISES WILL REQUIRE XBW LAWS Increasing congressional pay and pensions for congressmen will require new legislation against which there will be plenty of opposition in an election year. These proposals would firsl have to pass Appropriations and Rules Committees. it will take separate legislation to relieve Congress of responsibility for governing the District of Columbia and giving: this government to the volclcss inhabitants. Congressional District. Committees have consistently opposed this measure. It will take separate legislation lo require lobbyists to register :md report oh their activities. The chances that anything will be done in an flection year, when every candidate needs contributions from tbe pressure boys, are remote. Reorganization nnd simplification j of the eumljersonic committee setup In which much of tho congressional work is done has been long overdue. But it these changes are referred to the House and .Senate HU.ICS Committees they will lx> resisted because the members who have good committee jobs now won't wniit to let them go. Giving Congress stronger control over fUscnl affairs of the government, as the committee recommends, would first have to be approved by Appropriations. - Ways ami Means nnd Finance Committees. A LOT OF REn TAPE TO UNRAVKL Increasing congressional research and clerical staffs would nonnniiy have 4o be referred lo Appropriations-Committees. If the recommended congressional civil service were created under a com:regional director of personnel, Civil Service Committees would rust have to mss' on the..Idea.. It-Is obvious that if nil [his red < : tape has to be unwrapped Ix-forc the new streamlined Congress can • be revealed, reorganization will be a. lengthy process. The obvious and almost the only way in which any • action can be secured is through •pulling nil ihe proposed reforms m one omnibus bill_"t n reorganize the Congress, nnd for other purposes. 1 1 ^ v, c ?." 8rc ' sslona) resolution tin Congress for further work' on its own recommendations and it is the best prepared group of men In Con- gress lo finish Ihe job It has begun. 70 Million itides to CUs CHICAGO (U.P.)—The Chicago Surface Ijnes have given servicemen .and .women more than 70 million free rides since the policy or free transportation' for certain hours: of . the . day nnd night was adopted in Feburary, 1942. * .IN HOLLYWOOD "I for IS hours in Albuquerque while f|yi,, g east on TWA .-hen civilians were being bumped off by hish priority service passenger/ Later Eddie (old a TWA executive, "I know now why you call your line TWA— Two Wccxs in Albu" Mnybe you won't believe it, we received ihi.s letter from a U) . year-old Bin in Media, Pa., "Dear KY EKSKINK JOHNSON NKA MJI/ CoreKpanarnt HOLLYWOOD, Mar. 9. (NEA) — The Dollars-Bills —Producers I'ino and Thomas—are filming another picture quicker than you can say Its title, "Danger ^treet,* 1 co-.stur- rliis Jane Withers and Koburt Low- cry. Good.movies fast is their motto. They shoot 'em in 10 days, sometimes less. "Can we help it," say:; Thomas, "if we watch the clock instead of the calendar?" The day the picture stalled the boys presented their director. Lew Landers. | with a pair of roller skates, llv ' needed ,'ein,. too. Ererytliing moves fast on a I'ine and Thomas picture. The whole cast goes to lunch a t a Hollywood cafe every, day In a station wagon. The lunch Ls on the table when j He | oi es on i|, ( . hordes." Honest w. they arrive.. Forty-five minutes | didn't .change n word. nest ' Alumni of Dob ballon's Hollywood , ., ear .Mr. Johnson: I would like. to know .something about ning Crosby. I know he has somo race horses and my father pluj-.s the horses and always loses. S 0 will you ask him to send me a hoist's name that v will win :i ruce so my father can Bet, some of the money back be lost and maybe' we can' be a happy family uKam. Yon see my mother and father always have tioubia flfter later they're buck on the .set. The last person out of the station wag-! ,.„,,.„.,...,,,. ,.„, . . on usually hoars the assistant di- ^:, " I "' 1 . clu a . reunion in .„.„ rector yelling. "Lights, camera, ,,.°' k ' "' ovll . or ' a >'- I'lvitatiom to action." •>«>. t!lc ;1 f fKu . s Kientiticcl Dalton's eat- Sabu Jias hair on his head! Wo made'-the. startling discovery cry ;is ihp place "where the pco- pl'> v.iio sit around Mike Roman,,. - -—,. --" " •-• ••- off's eat and where Uudv Vallee Glenn 8 ll.ngsley.'s new restnurnm, once wa.s reported to have bought where the former elephant boy around for the house" was lunching-minus the usual tur- Carole Landis i s eivinr uo her baa-on his .head with a couple of home in Beverly Hills and will maW Kollywood cuties. He had never he,- iwrmancnt reside" re ii: New before seen him without it. York with her miliionaive husband General. Eisenhower's favorite-Horace Sclmudiupp But she will' tune is.'.T've Got Spurs That Jin- not retire from the screen She tells "'- '--gle Jingle." He requested us she will commute to Hollywood ----T- Martin to play it at the win-never licr serviros are required Cocoanut Grove. Freddie didn't have Leo Guild reports it in The Sat- the music, so he asked the boys mdav Hcviow. Two ushers were to fake it It must have been good, arguing loudly in ihe lobl>y of an because the general said it was ostentatious movie palace. The house ",?',!? o i, manager interrupted them with an Eddie Parks, a former vaudeville indignant, "Gentlemen, remember stooge now in pictures, was ground-von are in uniform!" SIDE GLANCES by GalbrotA man's clever," sli« rrU£r'"?' c was cr P a ted permits H W Operate until the end of 1046 Filing of-the committee's report dois , n£t therefore mean that the coin, mlttee's work is finished •™L c . 0 J"'" ltlce ls available to the : "Daddy's secretary is awfully nice, Morn—we drove her home from Ihe office tonight, ami when she go! onl she said, 'Thank yon, Tommy-' in Ihe sweetest way!" THIS CURIOUS WORP D SOME BEE-KEEPERS NOW HAVE MOSfl-f fl /.THE HONEY-MAKING BEES.ARE KEPr O: CONSTANTLY IN AREAS WHERE THE ROWER SEASON f* is AT irs HEi&Hr, AS THE HIVE-CAERYINS TRUCKS M Mt&RATE SLOWLY NORTH WITH THE -SEASONS, &'! FROM THE A\EXkCAN BORDER TO CANADA. , IF GRIT IS A KIND OF SAND, WHAT ARE. <3«IT5 P « Stivict. me. THERE ARE. KINDS 'OP PC AMT5 PICTURED OfJ VARIOUS T. «. MC. . i MT. OTF. ANSWER: Hulled and coarsely ground (rain. .NKTifc CttMaTikrttM RkMe I 1 0. S. Army Insigne HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted is insigne of U. S. Army 14tb C Separate.-; 11 Prayer 13 Venerate 14 Half J5 Medley . 18 Entrance 19 Compnss pcitu 20 Idolizes 22 Health resort 23 Mystic syllable 24 Symbol for cerium .26 Headdress 29 Mountain crest 33 Asseverates 34 Path 35 French city 38 Carries (coll.) 3 7 Symbol for selenium . 38 Suffix 39 Poem 42 Melancholy 47 Townsman 50 Sudanese • Negroid 52 Assislant 53 Turkey^ buzzard 54 Of greater size- 56 Pliant 'ifl Man's nanie 59 Shovel VERTICAL 1 System of signals 2 Native metak, 3 Hoarfrost 4 Greek letlc-r 5 Thus G Hebrew letter 7 Hawaiian kava 8 Crimsons 9 Journey plant 10 Caterpillar 'Ja Air (comb hair form) 12 Slight bow 30 Dine 13 Fish eggs 31 Cravnt 16 Behold! 32 Cloth 17 Symbol for measures iridiurn 39 Capital of 20 Collects Norway . 21 Spread -10 Darling 23 Florentine iris -II Makes 25 Mistake . mistakes 20 Light knock 43 Boat paddle 27 Yellow bugle 44 Tone E (music) « Board (ab.) > •JG Lamprey . '• 47 "Pearl of the Antilles" 18 Angered -W Waste allowance 51 Self esteem _ i 53 Ampere (ab'.) 55 Half-em 57 It a unit , o[ the U S, . Army- •;• )ur Board ing House with Maj. Hoople .ie YOOR CLOTCVA <&t EGAD, SUPPlKsG, AGAIN), Xl LEAST THIS MOOSE HOOPLE?.-^"YOU'R& X-j ic, DlSCREHT-"-Wtr \ WN PET < EftRLV COMIMG OUT H DOEc,^T LEAM OVEE\> THE ' OF YOUR COCOOM Wis YEAR. v^ INSULTING MsEIGH- \\ POP (AIM . SOME PSYCHOPATHIC BORS-'-— GO STICK |{A PAPER BftS/ OBWOXIOU MJVT THM MOOSE ? MEEDS f^GOOD Out Our Way By J. R. Williams LUCKY VOU AlWT FRlilT, TOO, v ER- WE'D HAVE SOME REAL CAMMED COOPS-- . DRESS eOODS.' 1

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