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• PAGE FOUR •* TUB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. ; H. W. HAINES, Publisher i HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Associate Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallcct Wltmer Co, New York, Chicago. Detroit Atltnta, Memphis, Entered AS second class matter at the post* of/Ice at Blythcvillc, Arkansas, under act or Con- iresi, October t. 1917. Member ot The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier in the city ol Blythcvltlc or an; zuburban town where cnirloi service is main' tallied, 20c per week, or 85c pel month By mail, within a radius of 50 miles S4.00 per j«ar, 12.00 (or six months. Si.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance Meditations I thank my God, I sjicak with fomjucs more than )c all.—1 Corinthian 14:18. + * * Let never day nor night unhallovv'd pass, But still remember what the Lord hath done. —Shakespeare. Barbs Can you imagine some waiters trying '.o hc!j; their kids in arithmetic? * * l * A magician got out of a locked sufe in 30 seconds. How we'd love to see him In a crowded bus. * * * Twenty-five stitches were taken in tlie scalp of s csrclcss auto driver. Now maybe he can use his head. • * * Give (he folks who owe you money too much rope and they are likely to skip. • * * Oh, for the life of an usher in a movie. Imagine getting paid to tell people where to go! West Can Unite for Peace If Commies Won't Play Ball Five years ago the nations of the world were meeting at San Francisco to draft the United Nations charter. Their mood was optimistic: great hopes were fell for this second try in 25 years at establishing lasting world order. But from the moment the charter took effect, if not before it became clear -• our sights had been set loo high. The big nations, including the United States, - hadn't been willing to etiuip v lhe UN with - any real power. Every tiling depended ~;on getting unanimous consent among - the top five. And Russia swiftly proved .- -it wasn't inclined to co-operate witli the "V western countries. ~ The gulf steadily widened and the T; differences between East and West be.;~ came the "cold war." The UtV simply "; reflected this conflict. Its usefulness re';.!: .peatedly was stymied because it wasn't '_;' designed to work under such a hantli- "":• cap. ;' Through all its trials the UN ncvcr- *': theless managed to hold the support of ;; many fervent backers. They saw it as '." n continuing guarantee that hope for _- peace was not to be abandoned. They •- saw it., too, as-a forum for the airing - of differences that otherwise might smolder and burst into flaming war. Communism's victory in China was a blow to these supporters. In protest against the UN's failure to admit Red Chinese into UN councils in place of es- ; tablished Nationalist representatives, Russia walked out of committee after commitce. Since then the UN has been practically immobilized. With western nations apparently adamant, against admitting China's Communists, there is no early end of the , dilemma in sight. But the need for effective intcrna- . tional co-operation was never greater.' The Reds' sweep ir, China, ph, s Russia's gaining of the atom bomb, has restored the initiative to the Soviet Union in the cold war. The Soviet's mounting boldness is seen in the shooting down of an American plane in the Blalic. in the muscle-flexing around Berlin, in highhanded talk about such hot spots as Trieste and the Turkish Dardanelles. Reports from London indicate the western powers are anxious to reg;urt the initative. Premier Georges Bidault, looking ahead to the coming conference of western foreign ministers, calls for an Atlantic "high council" to unify the free West on military, political and economic mailers. Predictions are growing that a tighter linking of Atlantic ]'act nations will come out of that meeting. An Atlantic council is undoubtedly a poor substitute for a workable United Nations. But it's probably better than n UN stalled in the Russian mire. In the circumstances we have no choice but to create what order we can in : the free world and to oppose Soviet glo- - bal ambitions with all the physical and - moral force we can muster, You're Free to Shut Up, Miners Back in January a coal miner named Joe Dickmon was so reckless as to call John L. Lewis a dictator. He \v;is promptly suspended from the United Mine Workers for this indiscretion, and that meant lie couldn't get further work i'i the pits. Now we learn that Uickmon has apologized and that the UMW has decided to reinstate him as a result. This little sample of how free speech works in Lewis' union doesn't need much pointing up. The lime to keep it in mind is when you next hear John L, prattling about "democracy and the people." For it's thoroughly clear that what he means by democracy is freedom for those who agree with him. Views of Others Congress Robs Tomorrow To Gild Today. A few voices arc crying In Hie buvcaucrrtl:: wihlnernes:; of V.'Mhlnsloi! for economy. Bui an election impends, and the spending goes nindij' on. This fiscal year Is adding a deficit ot five billions to our lowering national debt Ar.lither one, ol si\ to -seven billions, is in Ihe making /or fiscal 1051. Now. our defense costs must go up This is starkly plain. We stand in grave dangci from the growing might of Russia. It would be criminal to ignore such a peril; and—to it-s cre-,1;!. on that score—Congress is not ignoring it. The House Armed Services Committee has approved 3150 millions more for strengthening; the Navy. Secretary of Defense Johnson asked for an increase, following General Eisenhower's guarded warning that the nation Is not sufficiently armed. The Secretary has also asked the committee to restore 200 millions that is previously trimmed out of the defense budget. So a total outlay of between 14 and 15 billions foi this vital need is, indicated in the 1951 fiscal year. Furthermore, this cost will go higher unless the stormy world .situation clears. It must: our national security comes ahead of all else Wh.lt vnlue. would anything else have if we were struck down by Russia? The Imperative need Is to economize on other spending. Yet the House has just approved 237 million dollars for veterans' nospitals, which the Veterans' Administration says arc not needed. That's an example of the spending orgy that grips Washington. It has added ahoul five billions since 1940 (virtually the amount of Ihis year's deficit) to domestic outlays; for social services, to buy up and store farm products, much of which goes to waste; anrl things like thai, All of these outlays are of trilling Importance compared with our^iinttonal defense. Ask France what was the vnlijeToiT her social gains [hat shn spent heavily on, neglecting her armament, while Hitler prepared her ruin. Congress is doctoring toothache on n judgment day. It is laying the groundwork with its reckless spending for severely heavier (axes It Is borrowing from our tomorrows, loading them down with debt and a certainty of grueling taxes, to make a fool's paradise today. ff you do not protest to your Congressman, you are conspiring with your silence tor your own future hardship and peril. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT And Now, TV The handsome and partly sensible Mayor of New York—he married a Texas girl will ap- l>car regularly on television in talks (or his constituents. Here is a new trend, deep in significance. The old-time oratorical forensic fiom pulpit and stump is gone. Radio killed it. jjadio instituted the suave, deliberate, canny, nuoothly audible fireside voice which nestled clote. to vour heart but rarely dented the thinking brain. Now comes television. A new criterion is added, with the smooth voice must be ilic smooth, magnetically attractive, handsome profile. An qiiaJline nose will help. So will hair and bright, expressive eyes. A grin will be a decided awn. which in turn means Ihe teeth imisi be in trood order. Perhaps some day a medium will pi ;lrc a political premium on brains That is in the nebulous future; a hundred centuries, conservatively speaking. —DALLAS MORNING NEWS So They Say Germany's neighbors are «pai n (rembliiw for their safety.—Sen. Kenneth S. Wherry lit) ol Nebraska. What is the advantage of a haianccrt budget if we—and, more important, our ehiidu-Li end up in the concentration camp;- ot -i.ue sUus — Former Air Force Secretary W stuari Sym.mjUrn. We need to stop assumini; ihal a c,overn- mcnt monopoly Is the best way to develop in- dustiial uses of the atom. It IR coi.uarv to our temper and our cxpniiencc.--David K. [.il,en- thai, former chairman of the U. s. Atomic Energy Commission. Lots of these kids fichlii!,, ,-,,,,, v , v . Ull1 mrlkc rtamn good ping-pong "layers,.—Junes j. j c ( ( , r'es, on th« "Jlght s"n°." Are They Going Along, Harry? SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1.950 &VSO ^^fli^c^ Peter f t/son's Washington Column Social Security vs. Pension Plan: Cause for Worry and Confusion (Last of a series on proposed changes In U.S. social security.) WASHINGTON -<NEA)_ Social ccurity act amendments passed by .he House last October comprise a 200-page document which can be inderstood by few icople Interested inly in what it :osls them nnd vhat they're go to get out of it. One of the main revisions i:i this field, however, concern s changes with re- ' KDSO.V spcct to public assistance—the federal grants in nid to the stales to help them care for people who can't support themselves. Since old age and survivors' insurance benefits arc now low, and since many people like farm and domestic workers are excluded from even that protection, some welfare workers feel that public assistance should operate like a poor man's pension system. This is a cause for much worry and confusion. Farm states have a particular problem here. Farm workers are exempted from .social security coverage. When farm hands ire no longer able to work, they mist fall bnck on public assistance The burden of caring for these people i.s much heavier than in the Industrial states, where a larger percentage of the workers are covered by social security. ^ In Louisiana. eiRht out of 10 old people get public assistance of S50 a month, while the other two draw old age insurance of only $25 a month. That being the case, why should anyone contribute Pi per cent of his wages over a Ion? period of years, in order to draw only half as much as he can get for free, if he's destitute? Certain Groups Arc Favored The federal government now makes contributions to the states for public assistance to the blind, to people over 65 and under 18. These are tho so-called "aristocrats of poverty." Others who may be • t as needy don't get this assistiu: ; because the states naturally tend ' to put their own money where they can get matching federal funds. The federal government now pays I up to S3D against the state's S20 for I care of the aged. This means that ', an elderly couole can get S10D n ' month. For n first denendent child See EDSOX on Pago 6 Lies Moscow Trip Is Serious Affair IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD (NBA)—Let the popcorn of other moviegoers shaV.e like aspen leaves in the wind when Vincent Price plays dirty dog to such frail mistresses of tiie soundtrack screech as Gene Ticrney and Linda Darnell. After talking to the. ruthless doer- inner of cinematic womankind. I'm a lot more afraid of the g.irtcr snake in Butch Jenkins' pocket. Vincent, the on-screen villain. Is an oft-scrccn cut-up who thinks that silting a movie doll's alabaster throat Is funnier than a barrel of monkeys and who savors the phrase, "It's hysterical" the way an Eskimo enjoys his filet, of blubber. Kvcn the aupusl presence of a Kaniirk or a Warner can't keep Vincent from rollini; in Ihe aisles when the joke's on Vincent. I'c says; '•SoincthiiiB fciils me every day." L"st month, beating the drums for "The Baron of Arizona." he accepted the fccvs to Salt Lake City from Utah's Governor Lee and rc- icrred to him as a Democrat. "TliTe was a dead silence." he 'aid. "It seems that'I^e is Ut ih's first Republican governor in 49 ycnrs. It was hysterical." Vincent plny.s a hish-stnm; radio advertising executive in Ron- Colmnn's new picture. "Champagne for Caesar." i "Not at stiletto or a carbolic arid I fulep under my cloak, cither." (lie i veteran of screen mayhem says "t i 1o a caricature of a cxrir.tturc." J?e. has another off-beat role in Ul's] "Curtain Call at Cactus Creek.' an! opus that pokes some cockeyed fun at the "they went tlvUaway, p.ird- ner" school of movie art. He complains: f N'n Riclinj Fan "f ride a hor.se in thaa one. Hoi- ] •ywoort t> always trying to set me on a horse. I hate horses. They liflte me. Us hysterical. I know a famous western star who feels the same way. He hates horses, too." Vincent ran sprout his famous beard quicker than a Hollywood rnor miy on the town can inflate he b.u;s under his eyes. "It's perfect." lie says, "for my elevision snw. Kverybody in kine- :copcd shous. including the tirK riimo out looking like they had ' cards, atnhoiv." I The innvie bu:: nipped V^'.rcnt ! it she .ice of five down where ih<? loniiny ^iit.s grow in Missoin; He says he fell 'in love with ^eiial queen Pearl White and day-dreamed about savin? her from fsle.s worse than death. "I took it as a personal aflvonj when IV.irl di»d." hr si;h.s. -| uenl into "sjvri.Trubr mourning >,nw thal I tlii;-,!t of it, It was hysterical." St«g« Producer Gilbert Miller By Ersktnc Jonnsnn N'KA Staff Correspondent sent all t x lve way to England for Dixie's gift to the theater. That was because Vincent had popped up as Prince Albert in the first British production of "Victoria Regina" and had .itnTcfc ladies who drop their IJ's aa B dream crumpet. He laughs: "f arrived In New YorS steerage cla;s looking; like an immigrant and smelling like a goat. Miller wouldn't send me any money." I'lan Rachfirctl His first day In Hollywood scared Ihe wits out of him. A producer told him he was a Gary Conpcr type. "That did il, S :-. t hired a press asenl. .After two years itf trying, she finally got one line in somebody's column. If rr.nl: 'IVIio Hears Vincent Price's clothes before, lip puts them on?' Hysterical!" Vincent hns made 30 movies in Hollywood and says that he never ' tcefcd about any of the lemons amona them. He kets a biq kick out; ot ncUni; in stinkers. Producers can always talk him into junkets, too. Mention pcrrr-ial appearance to him and he's off. Otf'er niaht Vincent and his wife, costume designer Mary Grant, were invited to some fancy pot-luck I at the home of the Renal;! col- ' mans. "We drove s'rnhhf to J'ck Benny's hrmse and rang the ball next door. Hn\v was I to know thnt the Colman.s weren't Jack's neighbors the way they tell it on the radio? it was hysterical." ; Adolphc Menjou still has noth- I ing to fear from the Prce ward- ' robe which runs along Cro-rby lines, j But he cuts a mean figure in costume pictures. He said: "The secret of wearing costumes well i.s not io he a slob," John Ireland isn't setting anv ulcers over his agreement to fork over 25 per cent of his earr.in,:? to Columbia, "f still comr on! ahead," he explains. "One independent pays me more than T made at Columbia in a whole year." seconds to plan a campaign. Later on, if necessary, he can mak» a deceptive play without a jive-away hesitation. West led the three of sp.itie.s. and Lou sat hack calmly while ms partner put down the dummy. He tiicl- n't bat an eyelash when he saw two | little spades and t'.co little heaiu show up on the table. This also Is an important feature of Larceny Lou's came. He can , cuss a partner as hard a.- anybody 1 else, but he can always wait until the hand is over. He fees nn advantage in broadcasting his irou- bles while the opponent car, still act. After his normal p?ii'e nf iwo or three seconds, Lou played a small spade from the duimi-y. s.vtt tit up the jack, and Lou won tne first trick with the ncc! He then led a diamond 1/5 dum- A 85 6 * A K Q 7 ; *'Q'J1092 [ A K 10 G 3 2 V KJ64 : * 83 N W E S Dealer A J7-1 « A Q 0 2 »9G52 •s- 8C A AQO ^ f 10 83 * J 104 * A 7 4 3 South Pass 2N. T. Pass N-S vul. U'cst North FnH Pass 1 $ P/ie* Pass 3 N. T. Pa-,s Pass By neWfll MacKenzIc Al' Forcl-ii Aifairs Analyst Whatever one may believe about Ihe pro?epcts of success growing out of U.N. Secretary General Trygve __ _ DOCTOR SAYS liy ICdu'ln P. Jordan, M. I). Written for N'I'A Service If inters are any guide, then there me many more people who have irouble with iheh- tongues than 1 should have guessed. Not only (In these difficulties with the ton a no take many forms, but they nl.-;o .••<•<']!) to be extremely trouble-, some and disturbing, one form of toir-'ue trouble is called geographical tonsue. In this condition the surface of (he lom;ue comes off in irn's-Milar circles like a geographical mm). O::en there is Itching and heat. Il; r;iust> is not known, and in piown-uiw its complete cure fre- [|i!cinly proves obstinate. There is another fonn of tongue trouble in which the ;oii£uc (level- tips irregular reddish spots. In some case.s white spnts appear upon the toneae. This latter condition i.s most common among heavy smokers. Tobacco olid other irritant?, including heavy hot foods, should tie avsikfed, Black hairy tongue (the name describes i!:c appearance well) is eau.sed by yeast. Sometimes the tongue burns terrifically without anything which can he sfi-n on it. This Is ii di.s- trc.NSint; condition most common amonn women after the change of life. This loo. like some of the other difficulties with the tongue, is quite re.-is:ant to treatment. In all of these disorders of the toneue therefore, it is necessary to eet as accurate a diagnosis as possible and to hope that the condition proves to be one which responds re.-onably well to treatment. Q---After a coronary thrombosis my husband's'blood showed a high fat cement. Now lie is on a low chole.-ieiol diet hut finds this diet ex'remely the.some. W.V. A—Apparently some people with a tendency to disease of the coronary arteries have a larger limn normal amount of cholesterol hi their hlrxjtl. Uinler such circumstances o^s and other fnods which rcintain this substance are banned from the did. Xct all pcnplc with coronary difficulty, however, have (his blec'd finding and there is cnn- sitlerali'e difference of opinion amour: medical men as fo whether restricting cholesterol foods is. or is not, necessary. If Ihe physician advises il. however, il is wise to fol- Tow through even if Ihc dic£ is tiresome. Q—Is there any possibi-ity that the many shots given to .servicemen are cawsiiv? death to those men now? A physician is supposed to have told a recent widnw, "You would be surprised if you knew how many men in their 40's have chert as a result of the poisons shot into them riurinir the war." II.H. ^—This is a vicious kind of a story. The injections, given to servicemen were given to prevent disease. There is 110 reason whatever to believe that they would b causing any deaths or illnesses now. T cannot believe thai Jiny responsible Physician would make such n statement a^- that quoted. Q—What could cause a child of two and n half to have rotten teeth? She i.s now starting to lose them. M. N. A—It sounds as Uum^h the child were losinsr Ihe teeth on account of decay or caries, tf this is Ihe case then there Is probably somc- fliiif£ UTOHET uilh her general condition or her diet. Until the physician, and. the dentist should be promptly consulted in order to take whatever steps are necessary to avoid ;iny further difficulty. Ji'l, • Lies visit to Moscow In search of peace, it is nn adventure which is attracting much attention and It will be followed with ninny good wishes. It's a mighty good thing that there are those who are pcr.u'.tci't in the search for peace. May sojnn of us are a bit (oo cynlcU Of course there would be gn,v. 0 danger if the search for peace were mistaken in Moscow for appeasement. That might happen il R peace mission were sopnsnred by an individual nation, or even by a group of the democracies. Lie's Quest Different But Mr. Lie's o,iiest is an entirely different nlfair. As I mentioned in a previous column, his jmition as head of the United Nations makes him in effect a citizen of the world He is equally the represents.'ive O f all nations. His job is to make the u.N. work, and apparently it is on that universal basis that he expects to proceed to Moscow next week Naturally the big point of interest I.s whether Trygve Lie will get to see the proat Stalin. The secre- lary general hopes to meet the Soviet dictator, but on this point Moscow thus far has been silent However, Air. Lie has had a standing invitation from Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishimky since last November to visit .Mrs- cow. The U.N. executive thus may be expected to receive an official welcome. deception Customary Beyond that one only can remnrk that it is customary for heads of state to receive the secretary «cii- erai of the world peace organization, and it is difficult to sc» what good it would do the marshal'I* refuse to meet him. As a mat'eiJk fact, one would think It would pr«r vide good world propaganda for Mo'cow if the chief of state received Lie. Mr. Lie did visit Marshal Stalin in Moscow In 194G. V. M. Molotw then foreign minister, sat in on (he conference, r understand that Lie called Stalin's attention to the Soviet- Union's excessive use of the vefo in (he U.N., and asked the marshal if this couldn't be stopped. Molotov is said to have glowered in anger at Lie for raising the Issue, but Stalin amiably replied that he would consider tlie matter. The only answer Lie ever received was when Andre Gromyko, soviet delegate to the U.N. walked up to him at organization headquarters and said with a arm: "1'olicy Is Unchanged" "You may be interested in hear- 'MK that our policy is unchanged." Western diplomats in Moscow lake a dim view of Lie's chances pf accomplishing much towards settling the cold war or any of 'fijM major issues. Still, there arc thfcIS who think he might be able, to lay the groundwork for something which would develop towards pence. The consensus of close'observers in the Western world is that there See MACKENZIE on I'a E c C 75 Years Ago Today Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Glenzen, of Indianapolis, Ind., will arriva thLs afternoon to spend a week with Mrs. Glenzen's sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Greene, and Mr .and Mrs. Edgar Borunl. Mrs. H. L. Sherrick and son, Billy, of Ithaca, N. V., are guests of Mrs. Sherrick's parents, Ur and Mrs. C. E. Wilson. Mrs. Ramsay Duncan and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Newsom left today for Memphis, where they will attend the Cotton Carnival. J. T Hall will attend to business in Memphis tomorrow. Misses Mary Jean Afllict. P.itty Shane, Betty Lee McCutchen, Elaine Anderson. Evelyn Smart and Miriam Smith have been named delegates to the state meeting of the Children of the Confederacy to lie held in June. Breed of Canine Answer to Previous Puzila P 1 © JACOBY ON BRIDGE Hy Oswald .lacohy Written for NKA Service C/ever Deception Is n Real Aft "How do you manage- to dream up so much thievery?" people are alvnys asking Larceny Lou. "Who. me " Is all the answer they ever cet. They could find out the answer for themselves if they watcher! hi'i- carefully when he Is derl.irer He never plays the first c.ird from dummy in a hurry. He take* a (ew my and look-the club finr; SP \\- Kl won with the king of ohihs aiid swallowed the bait with a bevrty appetitle. He was sure hi> p.irtncr had the queen of spad^ ,;in,-e otherwise, he felt. Lnji uvif;M have been clad to win the ;t-.-t in^k with that card, Hcnre Y.>J! led another low spade as quickly as he could. When Lou won this t]•;,-'< v;ith the queen of spades. West < jaw hit (lie table with a clank. "Sorry." Lou said apolos.-iiviny. "Had it mixed nil with my ch:iv," Actually. Lou's play had been absolutely deliberate. Th.il IKIUJO of two or three seconds h.ul U.TH him time to plan this little swindle. He saw that he would h.iv;- to take the club finesse. If :h,it V.:,(. West wculd surely switch, to h'.iris out of sheer desperation, FSiit \v-^1 would no! switch i fhe had rr,':v n to expect Ihe spades to se; the contract. And Lou's first play gave West that reason. What tf the club finesse sur.tecd- ed? Then the contract aws never in danger, no matter \*li.it r;ird won the first trick, f/™ could well aftorri to t^ke only one sp.ide trick, together with five clubs and lour diamonds. HORIZONTAL 1,6 Depicted breed of canine, Irish 13 Papal cape 14 Reversed 15 Wrestling cushion 16 Recipient 13 Indonesian of Mindanao 19 Bitter vetch 20 Shoot of grass 21 Cluster of fibers 22 Symbol for sodium 23 Electrical unit 24 Scottish tap 27 Bordc- 20 French island 30 Until 31 Medical suffix 32 French article 33 Father of Lancelot du Lac 34 Compass point 36 New Zealand native fort 37 It proceeds (music) 39 Impudent speech (slang) 41 Its- coat is unsuitable for work in heavy covert ;3 Eccentric \vhcel 47 Constellation •18 Originate 49 Alafkan mountain ' 50 Brigand 52 Bails E-S Gem 55 Yokes VERTICAL 1 Adult females 2 Australian town 3 Makes lace edgings 4 North Syrian deity 5 Communists 6 Without 7 Breathing (comb, form) 8 Justify 9 Symbol for neon 10 Asiatic plateau 11 Prize 12 Bounds ITOverproof (ab.) 25 Operatic solo 26 Inferior 27Conslrain to go along 28 River in England 33 Mohammedan festival 35 Binder 36 Locale 38 Accumulate 40 English badger 41 Rarbacoan Indian 42 Hypnotic substance « Tree bark •H Left side (ab. 45 Cry out loud 46 Mohammedan" magistrate 51 Bavarian sky god 53 Hough lava

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