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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 13, 1949
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/OTHE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS '- i THE COURIER NEWS CO, H. W, HAINES, Publisher f JAMES L. VERHOEFP editor % PATJI^D, HUMAN, Advertising Uuuger • BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SolCjNatMial Admrtlatnf Representatives: , Wallac* Witmtr Co, New York. Chicago, Detroit Atlanta.' Memphis. '.ijr : Ent*red a* tecond class matter at tile post$, tttta at BlythevlIJe, Arkansas, under act ol COD'•• cress, October 8. 1917. ( Member of Th« Associated Pies* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier to the city ol Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service u maintained, 20c per week, ot 850 pet month By mail, withlo • radius ol SO miles $4.00 per year, 12.00 for six months, $1.00 foi three months: 'by mail outside 60 mile zone UO.OO per rear payable in advance. Meditations But W every nun prove Ms own work, and then fctutt he hive rejoicing in himself alone, and nut tn another. 1 -GaUtians' 6:1. * » * All.service Is the*fame with God— With God, TPhose puppets, best and worst, Are we; there Is no last nor first. —Robert Browning. Barbs A Michigan hen laid two eggs In five hours. Probably just egged herself on. * * * Those Americans hunting for Noah's Ark have abandoned the search. They must have found a house here at home. * * * Women's hats may be wider and flatter. From the ridiculous to the more ridiculous. * * . » Cheer up! We just read aboul a radio soprano /- who has tonsilitls and won't be able to slug for 9 several .weeks. f * * » "' Wintertime coasting last year wasn't as pop- t, ular as it used to be'.'Sort of on the downgrade. Hofds Business Responsible F;or Erecting Welfare Guard ; |, Russell W Davenport, writing in For] tune, behe\es Amciica can provide Us j i citizens with the u elf are safeguards they ;d&mand, without falling into socialism. > J | ' In hia view the whole burden oE ' saving the situation rests upon the bus- 'iriess community. Unless our business '{leaders take the initiative in bettering ' the conditions of life for the average j Sman, he says, then the nation will drift }' into a socialist pattern; * ) ; ' Davenpoit concludes that the Amer- ' ' iican system revolves about the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of hap- 'piness. He classifies these respectively as economic, political and spiritual )' irights. And he thinks the economic ; ,'^:fehts aie most cutioal to the issue whe- i th'er -we aie ultimately to have state control. 1 ' Socialism assumes government must < assure economic rights, that business 1 'iecessanly must devote itself to mar- 'kets and other strictly business prob- ' Uems Davenpoit disagrees, saying that , * holders of such a \ iew are confusing ' economic and political rights. He says government is ill adapted to taking care 'of the economic variety. ' "The people who are best able to implement such rights, in all their rnaui- , fold aspects, are the people actually en. , gaged in the economic process, namely, the owners, managers and workers. Ije- , tween them they know, or can find out, v.hat the troubles are, how to fix them, i how to provide better solutions for the future, and what the costs of such solutions will be." The way to avoid socialism, Davcn- ' port adds, is not to deny people their economic rights—as some apparently would. It is to transfer to private hands the primary responsibility for those rights. , As a starter, he sees three avenues along which businessmen might move in seizing the initiative. One is economic security, defined by him as the right to be able to Jive in a society, participate in it, in a permanent and confident way. Davenport declares ( that worker opinion indicates more stable employment would do more than insurance systems to satisfy this need. Secondly, he says industry and business must humanize their operations. Collective bargaining isn't enough; a worker needs a "sense of belonging." He wants to be treated as a human being, not a payroll number. Continues , Davenport: "The hmnanization of in- i dust«' is something that has to be un|dei taken with the utmost earnestness ( and it must have the personal attention and enthusiasm of the topmost e.xec.i- ' tive." , i i Third, employes need to have gen- ,uine participation in the destiny of a .business. If they get it, says Daven . i .IJji t, their individual productive energies .will be released in a way beneficial both to them and tha enterprise in which they are engaged. He concedes that many enterprises i have taken .steps to protect and expand economic rights-, but insists that too few have tried, that- efforts generally have been scattered and grudging. "To make obstacles an excuse for doing nothing j s merely to increase them," he says. Davenport is convinced that a totally different atmosphere would develop in America if 100 leading firms would announce that henceforth they intended to be primarily responsible for economic rights and were undertaking a program of action to that end. It seems to us Davenport has adopted a sane and aggressive approach to the biggest domestic problem of our lime. If socialism is ever to come to this country, it should not arrive by default. Those who believe in capitalism is the best guarantor of human well-being must prove it by making it work. That they can'never do if (hey abdicate their responsibility. Doing Their Bit Two young Welshmen sailed for home recently after an 8600-mile tour of America that cost them only 514.50. They hitchhiked, accepted gifts of food, slept in-jails on occasion, and appeared on radio quiz programs at strategic moments. "Wa lived like kings after we won quiz contests in Los Angeles and Chicago," said one. Certainly Sir Stafford Cripps, Britain's financial chief, will have to give these two an appreciative pat for their personal efforts at easing the drain on the British dollar supply. SO THEY SAY The difference between a career and a job is the diftfience between « hours and 60 hours a week.—Historian Douglas Southall Freeman. * * * All women dress alike nil over the world, rhey dress to be annoying to other women.—Dc-signcr Elsa Schinparclli. » » « I find it extremely difficult lo put a price tag on world peace.—Sen. v Tom Coimally ID), Tex. Nice, Little Game They're Playing Views of Others Expanding Social Security Tn-o principal reasons impelled the overwhelming vole by which the House of Representatives seeks to expand the United States social security program. First fa recognition that one nation-wide, stable, contributory system is preferable to a multitude of Iragmentary, Instable, nonconlribulory systems for bearing the major burden of pensions for retired workers. Second is: recognition that present benefits are inadequate, both in relation to straight relief payments. The United States Is witnessing today a race between two concepts of pensions-public and private. -. For wnrxers who obtain pensions paid • for wholly by tliclr'omploycrs-and 500,000 stcclwork- crs are today on strike for such a plan-will be much less ready l o support national social security pensions to which they must contribute. It Is also true that under most of the Industrial Plans being debated the proportion of pensions up to $100 a month paid from private systems would decrease as the benefits increased under the public system,— The war spasmed';thousands of private systems. Employers, keen to kcDp their workers of . ten granled pensions ns a form of ™ EC increase. Since contributions of management to welfare funds were chargeable to cost of operation many companies preferred to pay all the C0 st. But the pensions they pay depend perilously on the vicissitudes of their particular operation. Moreover most systems set up by companies or unions tie a worker down, for lie loses benefits if he shifts jobs. Congressional action to expand the public system will hardly block the present drive for industrial pensions. But lf tnc 5enaU , ^^ >n the House's action-prabably not before next sounder provisions for retired workers should in Ume- balance somewhat the pressure for private pensions. Another good effect from Ihis legislation should accrue from the increase In benefits. As this newspaper bus frequently pointed out, public policy has put a premium on indigence by paying more (average SU a month) in old-age awls- lance benefit* (to which the recipient contributes nothing) than In old-age insurance Benefits (average $26 a month! for which the recipient has contributed for years, change In the value ol ine dollar also Justifies liberation of insurance benefits. Logic and Justice, likewise support the plan for bringing un< j cr socinl smirlt , )ro , ca| 11.000.000 citizens now excluded. We would question some of the welfare features of the legislation as distinguished from Its major pension provisions. The disability Insurance scheme can easily become a back-door entrance for the whole compulsory medlcnl care insurance program. And the costs of wellare provision* are not frankly faced. There is a constnnt danger that so-callcrt insurance plans will slide over into Treasury-supported welfare schemes. In this -on- ncclioi) we would commend the plan lo begin at once to make the long-postponed increases in social security payroll taxes. H is unportam to have the system at least pay its way and to lei the people realize thai ihcy pay for social security. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR Washington News Notebook /THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1949 Capital Punkhmeht is Best Defense of London's Police Tf,, DOCTOR SAYS . The arteries which carry blood from the heart to .11 parts of the body gradually become less e as 0 «Ilh Increasing years. Although this process starts early H l s umsua to have any symptoms from this cause until the ]» ter yea s of If. The increased hardness of the arteries, or arteriosclerosis which essens the flow 0 » blood s i keiy to be K . gradual that there l" no way of detecting It until It has be com quite advanced. The arlerle^ . do not become harden same rate of sp«d m ~ at " m o the body that they do in another For example, the tails of lh° ar terles in- the legs may become thick hard, and inelastic while those sun Plying the kidneys or ne arrns £ still normal and soft. re P °' Uf CalClUR1 ln '"« Walls . £* t should come earlier In some people than in others, no one yet Blood Supply Decreased The symptoms from arteriosclerosis depend on what arteries »r« affected and lo what degree they by the h Hu . nng and the deposit of calcium. When the amount of blood flowing through » hard •dened artery is greatly de "' 8 ml the d. there will not b eenoush s ! Iver doe - sn to supply the needs of some O3t " * f y ' Argentine's Peron Dishes Out Gems In Literature in Blue-Backed Book WASHINGTON _(NEA)— Tor no explainable reason this piece really originates in Seattle, Wash., through the courtesy of Dr. Saul Louis Pagliere. the Argentine consul there. The mailman just walked In here with a book entitled "Peron Speaks." Clipped to. It wks trr Pagllerc's engraved card and the penned words, "with the compliments of." Nothing more. Postmark Seattle. iCover of the book is blue »nd maybe that's a ciue. Back in IMS Spruille Braden, assistant secretary of State, put out a blue book tak- ir>E some of the Argentine government's activities apart In no uncertain terms. Maybe this is turning into the battle of the blu» books. Printing-ind-binding-wise the 300k Isn't much. Cheap, thin cardboard cover and paper slightly below the quality of pulp magazines. But as they say in literary circles: 'Don't Judge a book by its cover.!' And on the first page you begin to sense the profound wisdom of that old saw. You read: 'The reason this publication is expressed In its title: "Peron Speaks.' Everything herein printed has been stated by.General Peron in lecturers, speeches and allocutions. All his words deserve to la«t and belong to history, it is addressed to the people, to whom the 'peronista' crowd rightfully belongs." Next page Is a nice big picture ol the general all sllcke out ta soup and fish with a big medal nght in the middle of his chest. It's the one sheet of quality paper in the whole publication. "Some Pretty Sharp Ghosts- Next eight pages flabbergast you. On them is printed the table of contents listing 274 vital Issues of thedsy on which the genera has had something to say. prom the length of this list it's Inescapable conclusion that he Is either the most talented ad libber in public life or some pretty sharp ghosts are working overtime. . - :; ' Just a glance at some of these topics shows their amazing variety First one is "Absurb Social Differences." The 374th is'simply "virtue." m between you find, for example. "Capacitation," "The Race " "Syndicalist Unity," "Dignity" "Dynamic Justice," "nth O f October. ' a nd "Faith In Democracy," So without further folderoi let's tacicle the "Peronista creed." First on "Capacitation" peron has spoken a s follows, the book reveals_ 'It is necessary to capacitate labor, so that our industries may compete with all other industries, ana to rorm men capable of extracting from the earth all the wealth which the earth generously offers to those who know how to work H scientifically." On 'The Shirtless Ones"At this moment, when the destiny of the country and its history are changing their course, the debt "- owe to the 'shirtless one' who I not hesitate to sacrifice his n convenience to the collective | welfare of his countrymen, will be fully acknowledged and will always be recalled. And since this movement has already passed beyond our frontiers, ceasing-to be'purely -per- onismo' become the symbol of social justice, we may even say one day that the happiness of the world was wroght by the Argentine 'shirtless one.' " On "Freedom of the Press"-' "What we combat and will continue to oppose with all force of our authority is the arbitrary demand of freedom ofjexpression, invoked to screen campaigns designed to confuse and deceive public opinion." * On "Honest Press": "Criticism must hear the opinion of the man in the street, in the workshop, in the country. If It is to be something more than personal impression of a journalist, whose opinion we do not disregard, of course, but which we cannot accept as the expression of public opinion." On 'Dignifying Women": "To dignify women, morally and materially, is the same things as :o strengthen the family. To stren 1 . gthen the family means to invigor- | ate the republic, of which it Is the basic cell." On "Dynamic Justice": "Equanimity and honesty In a ruler ru parallel, and they must be reflected in his love of justice. For my part, I place the spirit of justice above the judiciary power." And there you have a sneak peek at "peronista." hardened artery creasi blood „, parts of the body. The treatment of hardening of the arteries depends on which blood vessels are involved and how seriously they are affected. There Is no diet which will prevent hardening of the arteries or any which will dissolve out the calcium deposits already formed. The proper amount of rest and whatever local measures are indicated by the arteries involved is about alt that can be, done. * London's policemen (better known <u "Bobbies"), who ordinarily ,r« unarmed except for truncheon? have told a royal commission thit the hanging penalty for mu should be retained. They fee! this Is their best protection -f desperate'criminals.j The commission Is studying th. ' question of whether the Jaws £' capital punishment should be changed, and of course the bobbies' viewpoint Is understandable Th. only time Ihey carry firearms is on the rare occasions when they ar« confronted with a desperate situ.! ton and then guns are served out to them, to be returned to head- Barters as soon as the emergency However, think that .„„„ „„,„;,„.„„ • harmless. The bobby can throw It with all the accuracy of the Aus Italian Aborl e ine hurling a boom" crang, and many a fleeing Kidman' ' Is brought down in this mnner ••• Of course the English pbllcerninV best protection b the dkrx*mon%f the public as a whole to respect the J^T " . re P re *nl«d. ^ the b!ue-" : coat, London cops don't have to po up against gunmen, as do American " police .and It's rarely that a burglar or ny other denizen of the - ' let not the untutored those truncheons are for ™, econ The English laws about the use of ' firearms are pretty fierce. For „ ample, if you as a householder catch" a burglar in your home, you 'may ! not shoot him unless you believete : is about to do you or , member of your family bodily injury. The mere fact that the thief may be cllrnb >"g out the window with the Note: answer Dr. Jordan is unable to individual questions from reiders. Towever, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in His column • • • ' QUESTION: Will beer cause people to become fat? .ANSWER: Beer contains many calories which are turned a good are urne into fat by the human body. Therefore, the drinking of beer adder! to the ordinary diet will produce fat- IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD -(NBA)- Carlotti Monti, who figured so prominently in the life of the late We Fields, will tour the U.s "lEht club singer . . . Doctors are .worried about the health of Marie MacDonald, who recently lost her baby. She's been ordered to take a three-months rest ... So Larry Parks and Betty Garrelt will become parents in February. N o cracks, please, about the baby looking like Al Jolson. • * M-G-;vf wants Joel McCrca to sign a long-termer because of his work in "Stars In My Crown," the Protestant "Going My Way." I noubt whether he'll sign. Joei always has preferred to free lance. * » • Arlene D»hl Bill hare 12 mile partners for a square dance rou- Mne in "Outriders." That's Just two Irss than »re pursuing her off the screen. » * * Jane Powell's- Christmas present from Geary Steffan will be a wedding ring . . . Margaret O'Brien no longer is under contract to M-G-M, but the studio Is about to release a new film starring her. It's a short, plugging the Girl Scouts, titled, "Come Along With the Girl Scouts." There's already talk of remaking some of Margaret's early film hits—If the studio can find H "new" Margaret. . . . Watch [or the marriage announcement rrom Marilyn Maxwell and Andy Mctntyre. who owns Holhvood's Encore restaurant. He's convinced her that he's a better man than Gable. "Mighty Joe" Mushkif Robert Rlley Crutchcr, the writer went to the northwest the other day to case Mushklg. a trained moose who will play a to p vole in "Tlie Big Moose." yesterday he wired producer z. Wayne Griffin' "Be prepared for trouble. Mush- Kig has seen 'Mighty Joe Young' twice." By Ersklne Johnson NEA Staff Correspondent Movies are cheaper dept.: Hol- ywoou brass is pointing out that cnc average increase in movie admission prices since September J8«o, was only io',i percent, or less than one-third the il.s ne r «nt rise In the general cost of living during the same period . . . Jack Benny, Amos 'n' Andy. Red bKelton. Edgar Bergen and Charlie Mc .y, a rthy were posing for a group publicity picture. Red looked at Charlie and cracked: '"My, but the dummy looks almost alive," Char- He came back with: "So do you." Robert Stillnmn, w ho put np Ine money tor "Champion," will prodnct the dim version of ^Quttn for a Day." . . . c»rj Grant's E irl fritnii, Belsr Drake, Jeti the lead In "Here I,ln I.OTC." The way hnr romance with Grant Is jolnj ihe title seems appropriate. She hiis the ring but they haven't been xble i» find a preacher. • • • Ty and ijnda power's homecoming has been delayed again. Retakes on "The Black Rose " . . . Oene McCarthy and Tommy Parrell broken up their night cmb act. They reportedly differed on split of the take ... Wonder when a marquee will read: "Abbott and Oostello Meet Mighty Joe Young." your opponents' hands. Those who want to play "pie and cake" bridge just trust to luck, but you will enjoy the game more if you try » A J 10 « *K54 Lesson Hand on the Play Neither vul. South Wf»t North CM* J* Pass 1* Pass 1N.T. Pass 4N.T. Pt K 5» Paw «N. T. PJJS' Openinf—*7 II McKENNEY ON BRIDGE IT William E, McKenncj- America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Kemcmber to Count The Opposing Cards To become a real expert In the Play of the hand, you must learn how to count the distribution In to count out each hand. ' Today's lesson hand on the play appeared In a recent Issue of The Bridge World. No' matter how you bid the hand, I think you will' admit that as soon as South opens the bidding, North and South are destined to arrive at a slam contract. As a matter of fact, in most tournaments you would find several tables playing the contract at seven. The opening lead of the seven of clubs Is won in dummy with the jack. To establish the fourth spade will not do much good. The whole hand depends upon locating the queen of diamonds. Some players might advise you to lead the jack of diamonds, and take a quick look at West. If he hesitates or fumbles, maybe he has the queen. If he quickly and casually plays the four-spot, go up with dummy's king and finesse the diamond coming back. But suppose thfit West outman- euvcrs you In the guessing contest it would be safer to eliminate the guess. You must losa a spade some time there Is no place to put it. So lose it right away. Play a small ""*•'- -Jid fct the opponents win 75 years Ago In Blvtheville — Mrs, James B. Clark, of this city was reelected president of the .District-One of-the .Arkansas' Demo: critic Women's Club in a meeting at August* yesterday. ' i £ Ir ; / nd . Mrs ' G ° r <lon Herrlck left today for their home in Denver Colo., after three weeks stay with hU parents, Mr. and Mrs Edgar Herrick. • Coach Carney Laslle's Blythcville Chickasaws met their first big test Ft £ e , W ?* fft f ba11 Season at « a '^ PieJd last night and finished ahead of the Forrest City Thorobreds on the big end of 21-13 score it. They will lead another You win this in dummy ace cash the ace and ^,, K .„, spades, and.when they break, lead the other spade, in all probability tast will .discard a diamond so you throw a diamond. Then cash three rounds of hearts. You have seen him play three spades', four hearts and two clubs. Therefore he originally had four diamonds, which means that West has a singleton diamond. Therefore you lead the ten of diamonds, win it In dummy with the king, lead back a small diamond, and you can take the finesse safely because you know that West does not have another diamond, as surely as if you had looked in East's hand and seen his queen doesn't give you the right"to If you do use a gun under those circumstances and kill somebody, it Is murder. I knew a chap In London who had served a long prison sentence as the most notorious burglar England ever had Produced. I wrote a 'book with him about the London underworld and we used to have terrific arguments over the rights of the unarmed burglar. My man maintained tha it wasnt sporting for a householder to shoot an unarmed . The bobby Is a cool, steady and methodical individual who Inspire* respect. I encountered a. typical example of how they work one day at the big Victoria railway station. Two men were having a furious word-battle, interspersed with ffae mows. A.bobby was standing beside them—listening to the argument- while a crowd of several hundred surrounded them. The policeman never spoke but every time one of the battlers aimed a fist at the other, the cop coolly blocked the blow and then listened some more. Finally, having got the gist of the debate, the-bobby raised a hand and said, partly to the fighters and prt- ly to the big,crowd: - . -| 'Thais all! On your-way!" ,.' The two' men turned.'without a word and started off. The crowd melted like a piece of ice on a hot skillet. Bobbies handle all situations with that same studed calm, which more often than not is mixed with a sense of humor which bridges many rough places and engenders respect.-They are hand-picked—men of sound Judgment and understandlngr. They are the law. . •. Postscript: Among those who expressed approval of capital punishment by hanging w_ere British pris- her club. I on wa <'dens, who said it was hu- with the^i mane . and three clergymen who had king .of seen hangings. The ministers said 'eak, lead in tnc 'r report that ''society may --•--'-"" act on behalf of Ood." ' • : : . . Well, IVe seen men die In many 1 different ways, including the electrie chair ,and to me the deliberate leading of a human being to the killing is a terrible thing. Thats not »n argument against capital punishment. Its just the wy I feel. A high-pressure, high-temperature turbine run by hot air Instead of combustion gasses, as In the case of the now familiar gas turbine, can use low-grade, cheap fuels instead of the high-grade, expensive ones. Breed of Canine Answer to Previous Puzzle . HORIZONTAL 2 Anger 1 Depicted breed 3 Corded fabric of canine 9 It is a ' wire-haired 12 Feigns 13 Minute skin 4 Without end 5 Low sand hill 6 Poker stake 7 Lord (ab.) 8 Royal Kalian family name S Female rabbit opening 14 Feel contrition'« Morsel 15 Hounded 11 Driving 17 Scottish' shecpfold 18 Assam silkworm 19 Prohibit 21 Folding bed 24 Ripped . 25 Stray* 27 Fourth Arabian caliph 28 Immerse 29 Lega! point 30 Night befort an event 31 Greek god.ot war . 33 Brought up 34 Hops' kiln 35 East (Fr.) 36 Auricle 38 Age ! 41 Spanish fleet 44 Withdraw 48 Its colt It not easily discernible .In the 49Toplci treated in » document 51 Abstract being 52 Perfume* VERTICAL 1 Fourth mor/th 24 Ancient Irish command capital 13 Cost 28 Hastened 16 Symbol for 32 Meat cut erbium 33 Defeated 19 Spanish dance 37 Paid notice 20 Gets up 38 Speed contest 22 Commands 39 Sea eagles 23 Cooking tripod 40 Plexus 41 Fruit drink 42 Sped 43 Written form, of Mistress 45 Incorporated (ab.) 46 Route (ab.) 47 Worm 50 Bone

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