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AttiBFGUB BIA'THEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NHVVS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19'llJ TEE ' CQUR1EH NBW8 MORRIS, Httor MfcUontl' Adrerddnc "o, New Tock. ' ' published Every Afternoon Except 8Uhd»j Entered (•'•ecand C!»M matter at the po*t- office at B^thevllle, 1-' — -i — ; under act at Ooo- . yress, October £ 1917. - r Berred to the United FTM§ ^l.. .. SUBSCRIPTION RAIM 'cirrler to the city of Krthenile or «nj town where carrier tenrloe to main- jained, 'ate per week, or Wo per month. • • By mall, within a radii* at 10 mile*. 1440 per year. »a»0 for all months, H.OO tor Uatt mooth*; outside BO mil* «on», 110.00 per rear n advaoce. ' * . , , packing Our Own Horse if any speeches by a private citizen-ever matched in political repercussions' the address which Winston Churchill delivered at Fulton, Mo. It ,was"hard to realize that this was si ^JBtJueil,^, defeated statesman speaking, .and not the first minister of the British Empire. His was still the wise, eloquent, authoritative voice of experience^'.' '.':.""'': ~ "The policy that Mr. Churchill expressed is- probably not too'different from .jtliat" held by - his successor at the htad" of Britain's government; For n',- beset by strife throughout her by ; privation at home, badly needityiXinerican help..; Her interests are 'Ar^itened by Russian'expansion. It isJJ&iS'' expansion both physical and ideojtfgjcyyt is devious and veiled in sec»e6j>' and it has Britain undersland- ably-V-Jworried. M^.°yGhurchil)'s blunt speech, though unofficial, came in significant sequence to the recent and almost equally blunt statements by Senator Vander:berg and Secretary Byrnes regarding Russia. It helped, set the stage for what promises- to be a hot fight at the pending UNO meeting in New York. The former Prjme Minister's specific, plain-spoken advice might'have been even more electrifying a week or two attitude became evident. Now it is more of an affirmation, though expressed with less diplomatic politeness 'than might have been possible if Mv. '•4ft£}l)i£fth,UL, t \ygi'a l4 officially,., responsible I for the consquences of his remarks. ! Less significant, in retrospect, was the proposal of a close military alliance between Britain and the United States. Here,Mr.-r Churchill spoke more as an Englishman deeply concerned for the future of the empire than as a world statesman. The-community of language, interest and vrMlitical; philosophy which binds the people of the fwo nations promises to be stronger and more enduring than certain freedoms which are not actualities throughout the empire, and which he did nothing to Advance as Prime Minister. He »i;d his successors will surely find that, without a binding military agreement, the American people will be better friends of Britain us things stand now than they would be if they might be called upon to enforce sonic of Britain's imperial policies by force of arms. All this may sound as though the UNO did not exist. But at present the infant organization is unable to walk unassisted. It is dominated. great.powers. And to date of them have spent mortime in quarreling over, its custody 'ihaiV in trying to guide its first steps on a straigl^L path toward peace. America has the opportunity, and at last is showing some inclination, to step in and Iry to pacify the quarrel. Our government's policies may not be perfect, but they do seem more moral and disinterested than those of Russia and Brilain. We can surely do more for the CHiiKc: of (ic-acc by putting our strength behind those policies than by linking (.hem. with Britain's in a tug- of-wav against Russia. Mutual Admiration Society * \\"' / £?"'\ ' / \ .//'. .. \ /' *,IN HOLLYWOOD... A Job For Mr. Hoover Herbert Hoover is not the most popular man in the United States. But however his political views may be regarded, few can quarrel with President Truman for sending his only living predecessor in the White House to survey Europe's food needs. In World War 1 Mr. Hoover did an Excellent job as wartime food administrator and, after the armistice, carried out Die Allied relief programs in Europe. During World War II his experience was not utilized, and he labored vainly to ricrsuude the western Allies that they should at least make an attempt to get food through to the hungry people of occupied countries. Mr. Hoover's specific job will be to weigh the relief requirements of the various countries seeking aid. It may be hoped that from his experience and humanitarian instincts, there will also come some wise suggestions for speeding up our present, relief, program, which, at the moment, seems bungled and inadequate, as well as belated. '-"Written' agreement, and more important than the continued operation of the Combined Chiefs of Staff or the sharing of military bases by the forces of the two governments. Mr. Churchill professed belief in ~je# V - T° </' BY KKSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, Mar. 13, (NEA) — John Reed said he was Hie fellow who took the hocus-pocus out of photography, getting rich at the same time, willi the help, we might add, of 75,00 babies and their admiring mamas. Reed used to photograph movie glamor babes. Then I got smart," lie told us, "and started photographing babies. Now I'm the ony guy In Hollywood who hasn't got a beef. I'm,In the driver's seat. I'm making so much money that Uncle Sam keeps his hand In niy pocket all the time. He's roug}i,f but I love liira." ' John Heed, as 'you've probably guessed by "now, is quite a character. Outspoken and plenty sharix Or. as he describes himself, with «• big. toothy' grin: "I'm strictly an off-thc-beat kid." He discovered there was more dough in .babies than babes a couple of years ago. when he opened Ei photographic studio for kids in addition lo his thriving Hollywood theatrical studio. The money, and the kids, immediately started pouring in. Now he has seven studios around town, and people Look upon him as a modern Pied piper. NO HOCUS-POCUS A conveyer belt type of operation did the trick. Taking the hocus- pocus out of photography, as he explains it. There's no temperamental pho- ographcr fussing with lights, backgrounds, and shadows In a John teed studio. They photograph the kids with the help of Mickey Mouse or of some other animated cartoon .star. Little Annabella goes to have some pictures taken. There's no bawling, no screaming, no cod- j the atomic * € WASHINGTON COLUMN Washington News Notebook SO THEY SAY It does children no good to live in a home thai is .nil of dissension. If parenUs are not compatible- thry rannol provide a stable home and should bo divorced.—Prof. Elsie Martens, Western Reserve U. We must not he unreasonably impatient with Ibis new (United Nations) instrument for peace. Let us remember it took literally years for our own Constitution to settle down into a dependable routine.—Sen. Arthur II. Vaudcnbcre Ul-> of Michigan. by Hazel Heidergott DtslrlbMlctl hy NEA SlilWICK. INC TUB STORY; A»n Tucker <um» In ti Kj-mpBlhctic ~»trai»Ker 'or romfort ni a fmrty folltnvipg .Tnck.'n nmrrlajse t» n not her fflrl. Stir. In ft ah her panted iThrn *he finds out kr in Colin Drafcr, her favorite anHmr. Tfcry bcrcome t rit-ndw and rrhrn Ann 1mm her dratHnpr Job, Colin propmrn Ifcat Mhc Iiiilld A ntw hvuve for htm. lie KnggCNtft that *h« more Into bin old aomc at Fort Drake to be near the Job while conn! met Ion, ' f« nnderrvaT- MTPU ChrlBtanaa. h I* * otiMrkcr per, wJll take care of her; and he hlMHelf wltl b« la >>w York. Ann wondera U he plaua Co naarrr aRaim. TT was carry evening, when they A started back 'toward Seattle. "We'll have dinner on the way," Colin said. They stopped at a roadside inn, more than halfway there. Ann felt very peaceful, silting quietly "Neither did I," Jock added. "We're very old and very intimate friends," Colin answered gravely. "When did you get back in town?" "Just yesterday," Nina answered. Ann smiled at her tentatively, and wondered if Nina knew how j long and close had been her' friendship with Jock. Nina was looking lovely, her free glowing with happiness. Ann had to admit that the Homiltons were an extraordinarily handsome young couple. When they had gone, after ex- langing a few more common- aces, she £clt distinct relief, reached across the table and eld her hand briefly. "Good cirl, freighter," Ann said to Colin. A sleepy voice from the hall inquired, "Don't tell me that's Alan 1 hear?" and Connie, her hair in two fetching braids over her shoulders, and wearing a really elegant negligee came into the library, blinking a little. Her voice trailed off into a little squeal, as Alan strode forward and swept her off her feet with one competent arm. "Hullo, Sis!" he said. "Hi, Davey!" over her shoulder to the tall blond man wearing dressing gown and pajamas, who was t behind her. in the comer of a booth, listening to CoU'n's skillful ordering of dinner. She smiled at him acros; the table, then glanced at the other side of the room, and suddenly her heart was in her throat anc beating there so hard she though she. would suffocate. Her hand felt \veak, and she dropped them into her lap to hide their trem bling. Colin looked at her a mo ment, puzzled, then followed he eyes and saw Jock and Nina sit ting at a table across from them •vi</'lly choice of inn wasn't s * good, was it?" ^Colin said. "I'm pi sorry, Ann." • "It's all right," Ann said. "1 m was just—unexpected." JJ She was very quiet throughou M dinner. She ate little, playin - with her food, listening to Col J£ politely, and making noncommi „ tal answers. Jock didn't see the «•• until he .had risen from the tabl •• He spftke briefly to Nina, then *• hurried over, "Hullo, Ann. How » are you? How do you do, sir," to «* Colin. ' - • * Nina came up then and said, • 'Hullo, Ann., And Colin. Why ; nice—I didn't know you two nn," he said approvingly. 'HEY talked liltlc during the rest of the drive back to cattle. Colin parked his car ront of the house, and togcthci ley walked around to the library oor. As they passed the side cranda, a tall figure rc;;rcd u[: ut ol the shadows, ai-.ii n <!c-c|: masculine voice said unccrluiniy 'Ann?" "Alan!" Ann cried, and running up the steps Hung herself into his arms. "Oh Alan, Alan darlinc I'm EO glad to see you! Why tlidn'i vou let us know you were coming?" Still clinging to Alan's arm, Ann lurned to face Ci-iin. "This ; s my brother," she expla I want you lo luiow Colin Drake." She pulled out her key, ami unlocked the library door.' She went inside, and switched on lights here and there. "Sit down, Colin," she r'OLIN got up and walked toward the door. Ann followed him, and he said, "I Ihink my absence would be more appreciated than my presence, just now." I hate to have you rush off like this," Ann said. "Mr. Drake," Connie called, 'the gentleman in back of me is my husband." Colin waved a salute with one hand. "You have no idea how you relieve my mind," he said solemnly. "We'll be clothed and in- our right minds the- next time you conic." Connie promised. "All right," Colin,said v "It'll be tomorrow, so I'll expect it." Then to Ann he said, "I'm staying in town overnight. I'll be out here first thing in the morning and we'll drive back to Port Drake r.nd get everything settled." Then he called goodnight to everybody, und left. "\Vho*s the guy?" Alan demanded. "Do you realise that you've been witii him for 14 hours?" Connie atkcd. "Are his intentions honorable?" Davcy added delicately. Ann sat down, and deliberately lit n cigaret. "In due order," she said casually, "the guy is Colin Drake. 1 realize quite well how BY FETEK KDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. Mar. 13. (NEA) — CIO leaders leel that, one of the biggest gains they made in settlement of the steel strike was tlic in- dusion of unwritten, peace-time contract qf'provlsi'Hs 'for maintenance of union membership nnd •hcckoff of union dues by the em- iloyer. This is one of the mnjor points that lias delayed settlements of the General Motors strike. Maintenance of membership was rtrsl included. \n contracts as a war irichsurcl"\>y order of the National Wnr Lnbo'r Board. It was felt trial if the unions gave up their rig^it to strike during war, they should be given additional guarantees of union, security. What the unions feared was that, the employment of thousands of war workers who vere not union members might giv,> •mployers a chance lo replace the union with non-union labor, when the war was over. Union leaders anticipated a fisht. over including maintenance of membership in postwar contracts. When Uif; Steel cave in without a struggle', they were delighted. No pholographs or movies of the hanging of the Japanese key war criminal, General Yamashita. \iill ever be shown, for Ihc War Department ordered that none lie made. The reason is that too many letters came in from U. S. citixcns protesting the publication of pictures of the first German war criminal executions, photographs of the shooting of Irma Geiss. "the blonde beast of Bclsen," \vcre made, but will not be released. STATE DF.rAKTHrENT BEGINS TAKING- OVER Naming of Mnj.-Gen. John H. Hilldring as assistant secretary of stale in charge of civil government in occupied enemy countries is the first step In turning U. S. militaiv government over to the State Department. This turnover docs not mean that every military government officer will be replaced by a civilian on or before June 30. has sometimes been stated. Transfer of authority may be only n! top levels. General McNarncv aar General Clay In Germany. Gonna Clark in Austria, and later General Mac Arthur In Japan. ma\ be succeeded eventually by eiviliai high commissioners. But the nc-tn.i work of government administrator may still be performed by Army ;>.ru Navy. In general, the pattern (n may be something like early 11. f government in the Philippines. Tli U. fi. civilian high commisMniirr ,, the islands for years appointed Army officers to top ndmmiMriHivn job of policing 1 , inspecting, ami c nv- erninp \vas carried out through the occupation fore slonal Minority Leader Wallace White of the Senate and Joe Marlin of the House will name conservative Republicans to the commit- :ec. That might .sabotage tile act for fair. SHIRT SHORTAGE NOT HUE TO KXPOUTS First witnesses before £cn.itoi John Bankhead's committee investigating shortages of cotton cloth nncl clothing compkiincd bitterly about the export lo Latin America of shirts which should go on American backs. It was felt this was carrying the good neighbor policy loo far. mm. projector. She- laughs—she smiles. The girl who wrote up the order presses the button of a special John Reed camera. It's already focused a certain number of feet from the chair In which Annabella is sitting. In fact, the camera is nailed to the floor. There can be no errors. M. Little Annabella has had six poses ~ shot before tlie movie ends. The only complaint they get from the kids is: "We wanna see more movies." it is as simple as (hat. "It's colossal." John Reed says. ALL IN SEVEN' YEAICS Seven years ago John Reed, n Hollywood-born boy, was a S32-a- weck prop pusher at Columbia studio. He didn't know ;i thlnn about photography. Then he was transferred to the still portrait gallery, moving props around for the studio's chief portrait photographer. He began to like photography. There was money in it on the side. "I had n little racket," lie explains. "I got. thp studio's negatives before they were mailed to Nesv York. I took them home anri made prints of them for th e studio's stars. I made money ami the •stars got 11 lot of photograph cheap to mail out (o fans." Then he borrowed some money and opened a theatrical studio, photographing everyone from Gene Ticrncy to a dog which landed on the cover of a national nrngnsyne. One night his little gril, fiiur- year-c<il Susan, was looking at some home movies. He watched the expressions on her face, then turned to his wife and said, "Let's make this commercial." He did. dling. Annabella sits down, they show her movies from and 16- The pasteboard in a. small railway ticket would run a heavy train, around the world several times if / energy in it could all ' used. j Opera Conductor Kills Rats Roaches Biddle Exterminators Member Nat'L Feat Control Ass'n. 115 8. Third Bt. Phone 2751 beast 3 He from Germany 4 Article $& 5 Ferment #§[, G Sacks *S.j. 7 Employ "•''' 8 Street (ab.) a Fold 10 Steel 11 Rapid SIDE GLANCES by Galbralrti J "Yeah. I hear so many iirguiucnts :>n<l sec so many picket lines itiui people fighting over shorliiHes. 1'ni to rc-calisl—I \ynnl a litllc jicacc and security!" « THSS CURIOUS WOftEJ* HORIZONTAL 1,6 Pictured ' conductor of ] the Melropol , ilan Opera . 11 Showy £i 12 Starry %<-i|i 14 Varnish 'VJaj ingredient 15 Come forth 18 Before J9 Greek seaport 13 English 21 Ages borough 22 Walk in water 1C Comparative 23 African town suflix 25 Established n Sun god '" 26 Singing voice 20 Seized 27 Legal claims 2B Either 20 Diminutive suffix 30 Form h, "_ 33 Fathers J-T 37 Boxed i 38 Trap ' ^ 39 Among "^, 40 Pitcher 44 Female child 45 Free 46 Choice 48 Female deer 49 In time <mus.) .;••. Inn £jcj$; 53 Assails "'''• 54 Reluctant VERTICAL IRim 2 Nocturnal 22 Delaying 40 Heroic puclryj 24 Made -11 Weight (ab.)i mistakes 42 East Indies i 25Conseciate (ab.) • 30 Sacred beetle 43 Roster i 31 Sou of Ham 46 Elect i 32 Whispers 47 Nnval (ab.> '. 34 Invader'' 50 Myself ; 35 Mistakes 52 Victory in '• 3ti Moon goddess Europe tab.) >ur Boarding House with Maj, Hoopie THERE'S ABOUT T , , said absently, her eyes on 'Alan. '°"E *' vc been with him—and it's "Darling, you have nn idea how been very nice, loo. He's my new ' ~ """ " ' " good it is to see you. Will you be here for a while?" "I'll be here 10 days—unless that longshoreman's strike actually slarls. That might delay sailing a while." ,"Alan_ is first officer on a boss, Davey, and if 1 were you I wouldn't worry about his intentions. He hasn't any, so far as I can find out. Which may, or may not, be a break," she concluded thoughtfully. (To Be Continued) •Finding \\\a right men.for »•; new committees created In 'Full" Employment Art i- np to he a chore. The [irs: vas to choose the chairman to: President's three-man adv board, who would make lip iln- mial employment report an most of the work. Governor Aniiill of Georgia and Amb.i.<.*.i[:or John Wlnanl. who wants t his diplomatic post, in T.omli'ii return to the United stale.-. bcinK considered. Others Hi the runniiiK for President's board arc oconpmU; vln Hanson, Dr. Frank Grah.mi North Carolina. Leon TlendiT and Bob Nathan. Any such s would be acceptable to the orismal backers of full employment. Naming of the John Con':rcx,ion- al Committee 1%. causing inon> (rou- ble. All qualified Democrats ^ivu now overburdened with other rom- mttee ass'/nments. They don't want to turn the committee over to .Southern anti-labor Democrats, Wore? Ilinn thai, they fenr that Coiigics- CANT PRODUCE A VACUUM BUT THEY NOW HAVE LEARNED TO MAKE ONE THAT IS P£fK£Mr ''AtONGTHE SOUTH COAST OF EN6tAND THE UPWND5 ARE CALIED DOWNS,".Sy» A>,RS. A.W. PLUMLEY, Buffefo. CAN'T DO A f THIM&, MA'AM-I HE'S OVER TWEWTY- / OME AM' HAS A RIGHT TO LEAVE — WE DOW'T HANDLE AMY DIVORCE STUFF j 1 HEAH.' DIVORCE.' I STARTED OUT TO MAKE A 6EMTLEMAM OF HIM, AMD I WEVER GIVE UP OW AMYTHING I'VE STARTED. 1 3D KIMDS O' < :M__ i GENTLEMEM GOSH, 1 HOPE SHE POM'T MEAM ALL O' THEM — PORE SUGAR.' Out Our Way ByJ. R. Williams T WAS A REGULAR. RIOT, ALM1 N> .' NUSS PUNKS TOi_O M&TO VMORV<<2OrA6 SCREW FRACTIONS?. ON THE 8Lf\CK- BOARD 50 i L&T tue ' MOUSE: LOOSE, AND OLD. PE1EY CHARGED RlGVAT AT HER.-' — 6H&S&T A NSEVJ HIGH-SUMP RECCED.' eOOD EM6R.' HAPPENS Iti OUR. BOMB ROOM.' HRLF-PIMT 80RIG IS THE BIRD WHO STOLE MY MOUSE..' —- VMOMOSR IF ., HE'D RELISH T A FEW 6HO& M BOTTOMS ANi 1 PEr-iCIL. jl Of- VIRGINIA, A FIRE STARTED IN AND WAS NOT EXTINGUISHED Rjfi THREE . IT BUENED IN THE PEAT BEDS BENEATH THE SURFACE. T. M. Rtc. u. s. m.o.r. 3-1J ^ '._ NEXT; When we t»ke that trip (o the

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