The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1946 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 12, 1946
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fAGEPOUR ; c6lJKIKK N'MWS TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1946 BLYTHEVILLE UOURIKB NEWS I CO BAKUM. F. NOBHBb WStar Adnrtktac 8opntti»»UTM: Witmrr Co, New Yotk. Chicaco, D»- Except Sunday Knitted u >eeaod clan nutter kt UM po*t- •OBlce »t BlythevlUe, Arkmniu, ucaw act of Con, «nss, October *, U17. ~ I Bared by tb* United Praa : .'. ,,' . SUBSCRIPTION BATBS "- -BjKJBnter .' In' U>e dtj o« Blytheruie «uburb*n town where carrier (errtcc li 'xalned, Me per week, or 8So per moBtiL ^ , By 'mall, within » rmdlu» ol U mllet, »4.00 per rear, 42.00 for dx month*, $1.00 for three month*; <(« 01*11 ouUide (0 mile no*. 110.00 per rear s In odnux*. »n» Sham and Delusion ••"-- Secretary of State Byrnes must have realized, .when he prepared his -Over,seas Press Club speech that he would ".'.be subjected to renewed left-wing attack as a Red-baiter. It is the thesis ••of 'Communists and pro-Communists 'that any frank discussion of Soviet foreign policy is designed to drum up ."jf World-War III in which the rest of v'ihe..'w.orld will gang up on Russia. This is, of course, the exact opposite v -ftf.1 .Uie^ruth. .Secretary Byrnes lifted ..^^ttflftelf several notches in the direction of major statesmanship when he warned that Russia's current aggression offentls against the Charter of the UniteH Nations, and that our country is >^pafied''to 1 -'defend that charter. We have 'just .;finished fighting a jl&adly,.,war, on behalf of certain prin- Jciples. We fodght 'only in a small part •for' idealistic reasons. We spent our ^material wealth and we spilled the •• blood of our best youth because wo Iwere convinced that there never could 'b'e. 'permanent peace until this world .lived under the Four Freedoms. 1 We are happy if that war may ;bring- the blessings of democracy, of [self-determination, to smaller, less, foitiinata nations But we did not fight' foil them We went to because •we wanted peace badly enough to fight for it, spend for it, even die for it. "• , The United Nations Organization _was ,cie<ited m an effort to 'obtain aitiyesco-operation to eliminate the Cjiuaes^ of \var yhe Charter, with all is designed to protect ...the al lights of every nation > Slpsgia to Liechtenstein—not, for lo\e ol Russians or tenstemians, but because when * of any people, however tiny, ifnnged upon b> am other people, ive^greif,*•> a ne\\ seed of world war is planted m fertile soil y"r-« * #1*--•*—vyrnV 1 - „<- f -t j D$umg-the entire penod in which tiw£\var T wa& being won and the United Nations' organized, Russia, pursued a \\hple-senes of nationalistic aggressions that offended against the principles which must underlie world peace. - We '-made" every," allowance for Russia. Moilthlafter month—indeed, year after JpWT^we- hoped that she might really be u gentle lunib in wolf's clothings, and we appeased her shamefully, permitting her to get away with most of the things for which we fought Germany. But we knew, reitlly that her course was pointing toward World War HI. Neither the United States nor Great Britain, nor both, is going to attack Russia. Nor is Russia going to attack either of us. Nevertheless, Russia keeps whittling away at the fundamental principles of the United Nations Charter, deliberately doing those things that she and we have formally agreed are the causes of war. Secretary Byrnes did the correct, courageous thing when he warned that wo wil fight again, if we must, to eliminate! the causes of war. If he is wrong, and we are wiling to see Russia do what we liquidated Germany and Japan for attempting, then the United Nations Organization is a sham and a delusion, and the United States an errant poltroon. SO THEY SAY ' Kee'p Your Eyes on the Road, Mister H is nil loo easy to talk about, loose morals of women hi the Army, when as n matter ol fact the opposite is the rule.—Dr. Margaret D. Craighill, Veterans Administration consultant. * • • , Of the startling evidences of our unfinished business for the children of the richest nation of the world, which should give pause to all of us. jEomc can be wiped out by building up the purchasing power of family income.—Labor Secretory Lewis B. Schwellcnbnch. * * * The t'-'Sl nl liikini Atol may prove something to the Navy, but I feel it will prove very little to the American people.—Dr. David InglLs, atom bomb scientist. . * « • Our liberators who pretended pity for the anti-social elements that ended In the concentration cnmps and. on the other hand, joyfully killed hundreds of thousands of women and children by bombs, want lo [;ivc us justice and freedom. This Is so ridiculous that it is not worth speaking about—Bavarian woman's letter to a Munich raolo station. - f s * A soldier, be lie friend or foe, is charged with the protection of the weak and unarmed. It is the very essence and reason for his being.— .General'MacArthur, upholding Yamashltn death 'sentehco. '• ' . '. i - •. : ''*.''•'* • * : , ; • 'An' American knows nothing about the true state.of nl fairs in India. Only propaganda news readies him.'Though il is claimed-thnt. democ- .vacy Is llie rule of the day in America, actually there is no voice of Hie people at the helm 01 nfrriirs.—Mrs. Pnndit Nehru, wife of Indian leader. * » * Army has not looked at itself in the mirror for 150 years. Its most prominent characteristic is ils medieval caste system which i'ets up Insurmountable barriers between the officer aristocracy !:!id the enlisted man.—Brlg.-Gcn. H. c. Holdridgo, retired West Pointer. * « * The Germans will mako good citizens of the ivorld if the country is occupied long enough and they arc educated properly. Germany should have n military occupation for 10 years nt least, and I do not think they should be allowed to hcvc popular elections yet.—Capt. Edward J. Cisar of Cleveland, back from AMG duty. * A WASHINGTON COLUMN Shades Of Andy Mellon ... , ._. . -- lo. another ».... She tm ««fcWn**t*4 when nh« nnd* out hit 14 Col I it Drake litr frien3!"«ii«*w*'" T1 " y l"-'romr * r .*J"j«'?*K^M» fc »rUi!^r itS " " ' " T"uT r fc««»,' • iv ^NN ^s terrified by Colin's he. aeper, Mrs. Chrtilmas. She was a small, grim, indomitable old lady, -whose Jaded blue eyes regarded the world with disgust and suspicion through steel- rirnmed spectacles. Ann felt distinctly in awe of her. "1 feel rather like a trespasser who's shortly to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," she confided to Colin, in one of Mrs. Christmas' absences room during lunch. from the "She believes everyone guilty innocent," Colin until proven grinned. "She's a wonderful cook," Ann said, in some appreciation. The remark was fortunately timed Mrs. Christmas was bringing in dessert, a miracle o£ sweetness and light in the form of an apricot souffle. "I'm glad to see young girls eat," Mrs. Christmas answered shortly, and left the room. "And you can thank Juu . healthy appetite for having her on your side from now on," Colin informed Ann. After lunch Colin took her to the site he had picked for the new I'm going to have to get busy, to ave tlie house far enough along etore the rainy season starts Ve should al least have it plas- ered by then, or there'll he rouble. Is there a contractor in 'ort Drake, Colin?" ''Charlie Hnnsen builds things —he's compelent enough, but •ou'll have to watch him—I've heard that he's likely to get inde- icndent ideas." r They discussed ways and means or a while, and Ann expressed i haunting worry that Colin was :akmg an awful chance on her comparative inexperience. * -* * £OLIN stretched lazily on his back, squinting against the sun. He gripped his hands in the grass about his head. It was tough and resilient, and gave him a K0 od iold. "It doesn't You know my bo( Scotland'?" "Of course," Ann .-.,,„,. "Well—the movies bou-lit flat for SSO.OOO-nppnrenllv vX | cr thr imprcssum (which I Irun is mistaken) that it's fiction. As tlwl was m the nature of money found m the street, I can squander it ... a clca r conscience. house. There ' apace, at the was a cleared top of the cliff ringed about by trees. The bay curved In, just there, and on either hand great groves ol evergreens swept down to the water Ann sat down on the grass and dry in the sun, and tool * clfartt thoughtfully from th< psper fadx In her pocket. Sh Colin matter, Ann <Btu " "In that case—" Ann "Listen, Colin—I'd better get back lo the house and start my mathematical calculations. There arc quantities of things I h.ivo to figure on before I can start consulting workmen. 1 wonder i£ can talk Dad into letting me have the car to drive back and forth ' Colin got to his feet, and gave Ann a hand up. "Well. I wa wondering, Ann—wouldn't it b better if you stayed here? I'l want to buy all the building ma terials through dealers here—anc local workmen, of course—and i seems that it would be less com plicated all around if you wer hving in town. That reminds roe '"ven't said anything abou - you, What is the usual rrangement—a percentage? We'll •ork that out. And o£ course ou'll live at my house while ou're working on it—" "But Colin—" Ann said hesi- itingly. "Urn?" "What will people say? I mean ic townspeople. Won't they talk f I slay at your house?" "Yes, I'd thought of that," Colin aid, "hut I'm going lo New York, o everything will be quite proper. Irs. Christmas will take good arc of you, nnd you can stay up ere all week and go home week- rids." He looked al his watch. It's too late lo do it today, but '11 take you to the bank the next ime you're up and arrange a hecking account for you, and ulhorize requisitions on the Drake Lumber Company—" at the house, Ann went "^ to work in the library, and ac- •ornplished a lot. After a while : he looked up. "You know, Colin," sho said, 'you're going to have a perfectly icautiful house. Modified modem, ihink—I don't dare go in for inylhing else, when you have this ovcly place to compare it with. Would you like that?" "Glass and chromium?" Colin ifl:cd guardedly. "Of course not, silly. I can't imagine you in a glass" and chro- nium setting . . . you know, that's a smallish house I've Manned. Its principle,, though is thnt it may be added on and on to—rlls and wings and all sorts of things, if you need expansion. At present it has only one bed- ronm. That doesn't "leave any room for your housekeeper, so I suppose I'd better change it." Colin shook his head. "Leave it," he fnid. "figure it as a house for two people who're fond of each other—and room for expansion later." Ann felt a twinge of disappointment.. Perhaps that was why t-olm was going lo New York Probably he was planning on marrying again. She didn't wsnt him to marry. He was so cx- BY PETKK EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, Mar. 12. (NEA) — Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace jumped the gun a little in his enthusiasm to get the "nlot-Sso-full" Employment Act of 1948 • off to n good start, only to have, said gun explode right behind hin.- As a result, h.e'11 probably be pickirtg slugs out' :of hjs.ibnok' for some time to comeS'.Il!h>pp<?ried like this: "Walliice-'caller) a press conference with his Undersecretary Alfred B. Shcindler and his new Director oj Domestic Commerce, £>:-,Gencraf 1 Albert J. Browning. All three read carefully-prepared statements abou[ what a great thing the Employment Act of 1946.was going la bq as "an oconprruV charter, for the Apierican system of' free private enterprise.'f The hand-outs went on :~t<x explain how the Department ot '.Commerce was going to do everything in its power to maV".e the Act work. After the statements were read, the conj feren'ce was thrown open to quesl lions. The statements were pretty hrond, but at, the end ot Ihe Browning piece was one sentence which seemed to offer possibilities for a little pay dirt if dug into. It read: "... the (Employment i Act contemplates that both business and government ivill analyze economic trends and ake .such action as will be necessary to secure the desired volume of production and employment," BROWNING'S "INCREDIBLE" TAX THEORY Innocently. General Browning was asked how he analyzed present economic trends and what action he proposed taking to secure Ihe desired volume of production nnd employment. That was when the gun exploded. Reporters could hardly believe their ears. This wa.s the first lime since 1932 that anyone in Ihe executive end of the national administration had dared express any opinion contrary to the New Deal Ihcory that the more money anyone made, the higher his tax rate should he. Could it be that the whole trend of tax pohcy was goii to be reversed as casually as this? General Browning explained. The ; way the tax law.s were noa. they were curbing production. The income tax "rates on the upper brackets were too high. If a company couldn't make more noney by doing more business, the .enern] continued, it liati no iin-en- tive to produce more goods. What needed wa.s a program of incentive taxation which would cn- but the left-wing and labor press Montgomery Ward, then presiden of United Wall Paper of Chicago He became an assistant to Donnl' Nelson in 1940. Shoots Coon a Minute NHSCOPECK. Pa. (UP)—Clai once A. Whitenight went squirre hunting but *,IN HOLLYWOOD... BY KKSK1NK JOHNSON NBA Staff Corresiwndent HOLLYWOOD. Mill. 12 .(NBA)— Veil, Johnson had a good time even lie wns just about 100 per cent OIIH on the Academy award specious. We'll skip tlie Oscars ami oncentrate on Bob Hope. There's Iways hope. For Hope.. .for John- oil. Maybe •m right. next year e'll guess Anyway, we did predict the Acad- my might give Bob nn asvard for Us seven-year term as master of eremonies. And tliey did: a Baby Oscar which Jean Hersholt finally ound in one corner of his vest, jocket. So here is the play-by-play rc- lort on Mister Hope, the only fel- ow who came through for John,011. Riiy Milland's acceptance of his Oscar for '-The Lost Weekend' ave Bob his best hink they would give it to him. I bought they would hide it in llie chandelier.'' Eric Johnston, who recently succeeded Will Hays as czar of Ihe three seconds. "I belter call my writers," he crocked. "I dirtn't expect this." He took one look at. the Oscar and asked Hersholt: "Was tills all the metal that was left over?" As Hersholt left the- stage, lie said: "Thank you, Dr. Christian, for giving me the needle." te When someone complimented him™ on how well he looked in his even- nig clothes, nob replied. "Yes, I do look nice, don't I? I breathe tomorrow." Discussing the Academy of Mollon Picture Arts and ' Sciences, Bob commented: "The initials (ire AMPAS, but everyone knows that backwards it spells Turhan Bey," He didn't want an Oscar anyway, nob said. "If s just a book end with a sneer." He was happy, though, about having his nose in the fore- movies, husly: 'Ei'ic was introduced by is a new man who has iust moved In on our little racket at $100.000 a year. And that ain't lays, brother." Bob expressed surprise that Eric even showed up for the IBth an- iiial Academy award presentation. le said: "I thought he was home n bed with 'Scarlet Street' fever." He further identified Johnston "the man who tells Hollywood what's cooking and how far they can turn up the flainc." HOB IS SPEKCHI.ESS! Hersholt's Baby Oscar gift to Hope left him speechless—for about "I didn't court of Giauman's Chinese (heater. "But," he remarked, "I never could understand why they put it. between Lassie's paw and the place where Trigger sat down." Hollywood's epidemic of phycho- Bou logical pictures this year prompet- ed Bob to comment: "In Hollywood now they don't say, 'Can he act?' They say: 'How docs he dream?'" Introducing pioneer filmmaker U. . W. Griffith, Rob niftied, "He came out here before Crosby." Identifying Griffith as the man who filmed "The Birth of a Nation," Bob said: "Just think- h e did it without Dr. Kildare!" Bette Davis was introduced by Bob as "the fourth Warner Brother." Bette. by the way. donned black horn-rimmed gllasscs. which matched her dress, to read the names of candidates for the best writing award. Found Flu Aid j HORIZONTAL i 1,7Pictured : [,\ discoverer of ! | an aid to flu ' F sufferers, Dr. 14 Edit 15 Bordered lf> Exist 17 Descending VERTICAL 1 Snare 2 Demigod 3 Poems 4 Mother " 5 Account (ab.) 6 Stellar body _i>. 'l Run away from .- <£*.%! 25 Command fi Peel '*>***• 26 Frolics 9 Amount (ab.) 27 Augment 19 Sheltered side , 0 Symbol for 28 Brother ^U Ivldll ninViinni , ,-, - amboohke niobium 11 Peaceful „, ,, , , I 2 Genus of 23 Mohammedan shrubs priest 24 Universal language 2G Registered nurse (ab.) 27 Succeeding 30 Bid 34 Fear 35 Diamond fragment 36 Italian poet 37Dr»d plum 38 Suffix 3fl Symbol for lin 40 Difficult 43 Story 47 Harem rooms Girl's name 52 Severities 54 River island 55 He has produced a 42 Speed contest ', 43 Prong [ 44 Old ! 45 Behold! i 29 Number 40 Sea eagle j 31 His discovery 48 Palm fruit i is a boon to 49 Is indisposed ! • sufferers 50 Let it stand! ! 32 Es'en (contr.) 52 Equipment ' 33 Scottish 53 Indian weight; shcepfokl , 5G Credit (ab.) i •10 Possess !)8 Symbol for. ! 41 man thornn ! . - tremely satisfactory the way he (To Be O»nUnued> . courage production. Browning working with the Treasury to find oiH at what point tax r:\tei could be cut off so as to provide :iie j necessary incentives for higher production. WAL-I.AjCi: TKIES TO UKPAIK THE HAIMAGK Shades of Andrew W.! Nothing like this had hern heard m ofdcfal Washington since Andy was "the greatest Secretary of The Treasury .since Alexander n ton." But this had gone far IT. Secretary Wallace cut in to ttv to salvage the situation by .vayin-; that this was merely a plan beisu cussed with Ihe Treasury of! He emphasized that it would be most unfortunate if any Ideas sot, around that u, r Dcpurlmnit ol Commerce was trying to tell tlie Treasury what, tax re-commendations should be marto to CoiiKri'.v, But tlie (iainaco was already clone- A high Department of Conuui'i-ec j official had boon pliun-spoken enough lo say thnt he thoupht high, bracket income t.ixcs should be reduced. They'll be hearing about that one plenty. The finanetnl papers may hail It ns the dawn of a new day, will be yelling for Browning's scalp. ness in background, though he rose shipping clerk's status 13 Appear 18 From 21 Played Ihe part of host 23 Hades become merchandising manager for GLANCES by GalbrattH which is effective against influenza S7 Prickly plant 53 Emnnaled 60 Man's name ir Boarding House with Maj, Moopie SOME CROOK «\s POT THE J/E^SV; SPORT/ frura REMINDS SNATCH Ohi M.Y MOUSE.'-— VX MftVBE BE- A Me-—T SWV ' PET&V'S SOMEBODY HIM I'M GOMNJP\ POLO THIS ENSTIR& DUMP UP LIKE A ROP\D MAP/ MET A CHUM CELLAR AMD A CfXT IM TUE YARTG TODAV, AND _^ HE LOOKED DISCUSSING %\ AS eoiL-y THE lMf?OR.TEO\-|> AS A svjiss //6AR-TeMOE7. CHEESE . "AIK! \vlial did you siiy to the sergeant when lie asked yo.u to (!o the dishes, dear?" THIS CURIOUS WOKM> CONTINENTAL TO POPULAR OPINION, IS HOT A LINE DRAWN THROlJSH 7HE HtGHSSTPEAXf OF THE ROCKY' A\OUNTAINS, BUT A LINE DIVIDIN6THE RIVERS THAT DRAIN} INTO THE ATLANTIC FROM THOSE THAT DRAiN INTO THE fiOftfff Out Our Way By J. R. WiShams KICKIKJG TO CiET SOAP SUOS OUT OF VOUR. EAR. VOUR VELLIVJO FOR. ) A BAR. Of= SOAP BETTER. THA.M THAT \ ATHLETIC HIMTIW& 1 THAT THE SOA.P \S / •'.£ J SMALL AMD THIMJ |J NAMED FOR WE JESUIT &31-ANIST OF TUE NSWER: North central Arizona. WHY MOTHERS GET GRAV NEXT; Cin ro»n R*k« » pcrfeci

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