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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 19, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT • THE BLITHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • ' THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAINES, Publisher » JAMES L. VERHOEFF Editor ; PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising U»ua : er | ' Solt National Advertising Representative*: ] Wallaci Witmer Co. New Vork, Chicago, Detroit, ) AtUnn, Memphis ' Entered &s second class matter at the post- i oific* »i Blytheville; Arkansas, under act ol Con| |less October 9. 1917 ", Member ol Tu« Associated Pies* r SUBSCRIPTION (JATfS: • By carrier in the city ot BlythevLUe or any J luburban town where carriej service U main' tallied, 20c per week, or 8oc pel montb By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles il 00 per ] year. $2.00 lor six months, $1,00 foi three aiouths; i by mail outside SO mile zone Slow per year • payable In advance. Meditations V SUnd therefore, having your loins girt about i with truth, and having un the tneastplale of rijjhl- j—Kjihesianfc 6:14. - # * * • ' j . The Saviour comes In the strength of rJglit- ; eousness. Righteousness li at the bottom ol all J' things. Righteousness is thorough; it is the very * spirit of unsparing truth.—Phillip Brooks. :Barbs | Free speech is guaranteed under the Constitution—but you have to use tact with a trallic J cop. It's the fruit of carelessness thai often ups«U ' your Bpple tart. } * • * An English hotel keeper barred blonde waitresses because they "ran after men," Dici the r men object? '. • • * 4 A writer says driving will he done at 106 miles ', per hour In a few years. Drivers Apparently ar* to slow dawn a bit. . A market strike in Indiana is over. Fine] Any market strike is just a lot' of rot. ;Whole State Benefits •From Jaycees' Contest ; Another national cotton picking t champion hns been selected and for the F tenth time is as many years Blylheville's :' 'civic leaders have delivered in a bijf •way to call attention ot faraway places ! to th« importance of this city and this county us the nation's biggest producer t of cotton. ' 1 It ig indeed fitting that such a congest,had it* origin'here. And it is:en- j cbujraging to find an organization sucli ' } «» th« Blytheville Junior Chamber of •' Commerc* carrying the ball year after {• year in grand style to let more and more > Americans know what we have here ill , .the heart of the cotton country. I A lot of work went into the 1949 cou- ! . test, a lot more than the casual syiecta- i tor realizes, and- as soon as the Jaycees j get one contest out of the way they be- j gin plan* for another and bigger event ! designed to focus more attention on cot• ton and its importance to the nation. ! • For tliig seemingly tireless energy | the Jaycees deserve the thanks of all (•'• Blytheville and the people of the entire 1 stale for that matter for what is good for Blytheville is good for Arkansas. 'Recognition of China Reds JWould Give Veto Powers ; The United Stales has rebuffed the • Chinese Communists regime in its bid : for diplomatic recognition. Its decision . makes sense. '. There are three practical reasons for ,; delaying recognition. None has anything 1 to do with the general policy issue of : whether the nation should take a step • that would be interpreted as "approval" j. of (lie Communist government • For one thing, Red authorities in ! China have demonstrated their inabil- : ity or unwillingness to protect American '•• diplomats in Communist-held areas. -More than that, they have on occasion even seized them and inflicted physical • injury upon them. Up to now no evidence j exists of a change in this situation. • Secondly, the Communists have not ; assured the American government or • any other that they intend to'respect ; China's present international obligations. Until it shows signs of honoring the country's agreements, it cannot ex-. peel speedy attention for its recognition bid. Lastly, the new Reii regime cannot j yet speak with authority for the whole ot China. The Communists currently hold just a little more of the country than 'did the Japanese at the peak of their offensive. Secretary of Stale Uean Acheson has made plain tlial unless the Communist ; government really controls Chinese territory and will observe international • commitments, there is no point in ex.', tending recognition. "We do not establish an embassry or legation in a foreign country to show approvaT of its government," he said recently. "\v« do so to have A channel through which to conduct essenliar governmental relations and protect legitimate U. S. interests." This cpuntry has agreed, however, to consult with oilier nations on the recognition question. And among those Groat Britain unquestionably wil see lc -to hasten the establishing of diplomatic relations with Red China. Britain's trade interests are the greatest of any foreigner there, and pressure is already heavy to create a more normal arrangement to safeguard that business. But because it is wigei 1 to preserve a solid ..front with the United Slates, Britain may accept a considerable delay. One prospect is that the United Nations might be i,sked to send a commission to China to determine whether the Red government or the Nationalist regime is the true authority. And there is a bare j chance tliut recognition might be accorded simultaneously by all North Atlantic Treaty countries. Barring a n unforeseen reversal of fortune for t| le Chinese Communists recognition apparently will come to them in lime. After that the western powers face an even tougher dilemma: What to do when the Communist government demands China's permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. This seat carries with it the veto power. Added Lo KussiH's, it would almost inevitably mean more trouble than ever in getting decisive council action. Yet it. is difficult to see how the post can be denied to a government that will have been recognized as the legitimate authority in China. Views of Others The Admirals' Testimony Grave public apprehension follows each Admiral as he marches from Congress after crium- Ins Ihe Air Force and Its B-36. riiese naval create rtmibt a.s to more trmn u,e bomber »loi.e. How can cil | Z ei>s help wandering about the state of rational defense, when the defenders tfieimelves so bitterly .disagree? ' '' : The. navar,l«j v .hcrd«. the : Hcise Arme Serv, ces c ommlltee revivfs ml] . (ary that should be •forgotten. Though the Navy i > BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.) COURIER ' NEWS for yars He Navy Leagued tried to sabotage aviation i,, behalf of battleships. Ijat e r the Admirals turned their gu,» on the Unification Act, ami they did not stop when it became law.- <"': T Now the Navy asks serious questions about .long-range atomic bombing. The Admirals- testimony, however. on!y confuse, the problem. .This Admiral S a,s the B-36 is no good; that OIle re . fuse* to critic^ the plane but' demands more "aval aircra i t , Olla of , juer wan lg ca conduct atomic raids, but another 'thinks the atom bomb itself is over-emphasized Admiral Halsey all the B- 36 'can *l«p-U bunets. At the-lame time he says Intercontinental bombing by the B-38 wonlrt unite the enemy, indicating that the bomber U dangerous after all. And no Admiral, remarking that the B-36 Is vulnerable, a 5 k s . about, the vulnerability of the big carriers that the Navy seeks. The whole problem is one of military balance of judicious use Ql heavy bombers with naval and land power. This depends on what kind ot war- America must plan for. and with whom and when. These are highly technical problems requiring skilled professional judgment. They 'cannot, be put to public trial with Admhals as prosecutors. Under the Unification Act, maltei ol gramt strategy should be determined finally by the joint, • Chiefs of staff, representing all services. Tin Joint Chiefs are Generals Bradley and Vandcn- berg and Admiral Dcnfield. These are the mer to whom the country has entrusted Us ftmoa- mental defense planning, and this- trust and men record should nut be placed In violent controvert by the Navy. Since disagreements are bound to arise ovei military policy, some spirit of compromise Is required of the armed services. The navm command itself had to enforce a compromise wlvn its aviation branch and .submarine branch fought over funds. The Army agreed to compromise wnen the Air Force was taken from it and established independently. Criticism of this or that policy must be allowed for in the chain of command, but In the end there must be a decision and obedience to it. Discipline I? as necessary lor the stall as to r the ranks. 11 the Joint Chiefs arc repeatedly defied, the United states may well ask whether it has' a united command at all. No doubt the Admirals will leave behind in Congi ess serious doubts as lo whethei the B-36 Is vulnerable. The greater question is whether the unity or our command is vulneraoie-or whether the rest ol the world thinks H is —ST. LOUIS POST-OISPATCH 50 THEY SAY I think American girls are more lovely to look at than Dritlsh girls.—The Martiucss ol Millord Haven. * * * We love every foot ol our coinuij for it Is saturated with the blood of its best sous and we i>re prepared to defend that country until Ihe JaM biTOth, 'regardless of whence the attack comes.—Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia. * * * We will continue to strengthen our friends overseas, and we will add to our stockpile of (atomic) bombs—Scott Lucas, Senate majority leader. Ricochet WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, cular exertion, thoug It ere I' 'i the '™ r " s '" l " c nic;e I5land '*" ways some danger that • «iHrt»n BuaEe had their orlgil1 "berla. i strain will cause the runtur? to ?' as n a '' tlcul "'y interested in this become strangulated N™erthele.£ " eC< """ ; '" ™" "'"''" T S| * IU 5Qm<! Washington News Notebook PETER EDSONS France's Fierce Pride Slows Down Benefits From Contributions by ECA WASHINGTON -(NBA)- As a kind 'heart, or lhat it I, a gift ; in the report: Negroes Living Off Coast of U.S. Cling to Ancient African Culture The ^DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P. Jordan, M. 1), M»n f0r NEA S ">' 1 '* Men a,-e more susceptible to her- hou B h rt , rllPU ' reS ' than "omen a", hough they can occur In either sex This Is because of differences In atiatomy and the greater exS e o men to heavy strain in the com* * ol "£'; «ci'P» Ions and amusements °' l F e a 1 ,' 1 r )lur <> has occurred there s ider Th f l 'eatment to con- wear' The most c °n«''valive is to SUp P° rt «*lch will wear' keen t,,!™'" p P° r «*lc keep the sac and abdominal con- teni-s more or les^ , n p , ace . ^ may be satisfactory, for a nerson ' much'mT Br DeWIII MacKrnile Al 1 Korelen Affairs Analya One or (he strange stories at our time has been unfolded hv Dr. Lorenzo Dow Turner, Negro professor of English at Roosevelt College, Chicago, who has uncovered survivals of African -culture among the quarter million Negroes inhabiting the nice islands off the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia. These Negroes are descendants of slaves who were brought to America at the time of (he earliest settlements. Some of those living on the islands never have been on the mainland or seen a white man at close range. They speak a language which includes many words brought by their ancestors from the jungles of Africa. Dr. Turner found lhat some M, the words in Hie nice Island la™ " *-"• ncieiuieiess, theie are many people who can Rear a truss for many years with fairly good success. Injection Treatment Some years ago the injection realmenl was suggested for her-, nla. I'he purpose of injection Is to! Irritate the inside of the hernia) .«ac' so that a firm scar will form at the point where the hernia Is bulgiiw . formed U not always trong . ..|.~.... ouule time at Fisherman's Lake, Liberia. I was astonished to run Into an American colloquialism dating back to slave days. It happened like this: Just at the time of the Amcrlp-M Invasion of North Africa, November 7, I started to fly from London to [he -•<-•-"- — • - _ e ' !lgnl "ormally would take us near - - -~ U " '" ™™ mtt "'* s'pT a\" m'nrh f»'i. pl ' o 'i a ' ) ly fa " ol i '»B »'>out the neighboring jungles' not a-dcsi-abl " """H *'""'* Dtlsccnilai1 ls "f Slaves By surgery the contents of the • 'he National colonization Society sac can be put back in place and a j of America, which was organized 'Irni covering built up at the weak in 18IG to free American negroes Propaganda weapon against com- point so that the organs are kept where they belong. Hernias some- .imes come back after such opera- ions, often because of the carelessness of the patient, but modern nethods of operating have Improved so much thai fewer and fewer recurrences occur. This is the best method of treatment for moat pa- :ier.ts with a rupture. Note: Dr. Jordan is unable to answer individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. • • • QUESTION: Could you explain gynccology to me in non-medical erms3 ANSWER: This vvord refers to that, branch of medicine which deals exclusively with diseases of women, of the reproductive or- pert Robert L,. Fallow and Babriel R. Vogliotti. Unfortunately, Fallow and Vogli- otti; discovered,-most-of the causes for the failure to sell the French ..,_( ,„. _ , .-—;•""•,"••, aiiimg'an aavocacj' or ts renuite- Ilalv B "S'i"". England, or ments for' fear oj scathing chirp* i™" " that they are' obeviii? forptcn The consequences of this attitude master..."' u "^"'g lorelgn so difficult to visualize in the Un- Commenting on this part of the 75 Years Ago ' In Blvtheville— , Plans' for : the Senior Carnival were made this week., Halph Far- rarwas elected chairman and James people on the merits of the plan i i' ned ® Ute ' s and so real an obstacle report. ECA "Ad'ministrator "p'a'i'n i Guard was named business maim-n°^"S that ECA otficia,s%njSLe^ '-" "" '" of progress of the Marshall Plan-" In their efforts to break do much about. They exist in the peculiar postwar state of mind o( the average Frenchman and . In "French sensitivity, resistance,-truculence." The report states: "France's fierce pride is one "of the elements slowing down the operation of the Marshall Plan. To be told that the bread they eat contains free flour, their rails made of donated steel, their currency backed by donated money, ts galling. The suggestion that Frenchmen should be grateful arouses an antagonism so fierce as to i no-online a <trnn<r n jeopardize the negotiations neccs- "^ ^ ,nevttab"v ch £\M $r 7- - -irthp'SH; ECAs American administrators i have c and publicists have long since "While it is true that the French government could do more in pub- ( v%,i.-i nnmi:u ULI^IIR'^.^ llkaiia- 1 ger. Rouse Harp, Lottie Heath and th nation r Tw t0 J£? k dowu .'^"S the Marshall Plan to the relatE, Phobias ECA's public French people, we do not believe re a ions men have bren hampered j that It is accurate to sav. as the Pron * ° f c °:°P ei ' at10 " r ™m the report docs, that the French gov- ••T; 1 ! P SS.iS e -I'i" 1 S i lC5: "" me "t '* '""-W on the Marshal , M ary Alice freeman were appoint- cd s 'age committee. The chorus "° n - "•"•"•ri«« are evidence's 'at'hand y paper made an intelligent and consistent ?cd with a I the story across to France. This contiover-| j s ,,ot to say that It has succeeded: and colonize Africa. Some 12,000 "American" Libcrlans now live In the republic and thev are descendants of American slaves. Well. I was tramping about a- niomr some native huts in the jungle when r came across a native woman sitting in front of her home and spoke to her. I realy didn't expect to get an answer, thinking that she woildn't understand me! and was surprised a-hen she repliijft In good American. I stooped \S* chit with her and drinj the conversation, she employed a very old U-S. collooutalism, which led me to ask where she learned It. "My great grandparents, were staves In America." she replied, "and came here when the American settlement was made. I learned my English from them." "<• Propaganda Pays Off This woman, who was perhaps forty, never had been away from the-jungle, but the .language and customs of nre-Civll War days In the United States had been .handed down to her. she spoke .well, and her little jungle home.'.was: neatly kcnt. Many other natives In that area snoke English, or a. brand of it. which probablv meant that they too were descendants of American slaves. Speaking of the American Invasion far to the north, that, had » peculiar repercussion in the Loberal .jungle. AS the landing got under way word was "telegraphed", from the north down through; the length and breadth of Africa by means of the ancient native drums.' The message—insnircd by C7ernian agents—was that the Americans were to in all mil • ' n no paper.s United- States is doin e It out of a ! („ the ---- • ne IN HOLLYWOOD the odds against its doing so on its own are too great. But no account of information on the Marshall plan in France should slight •the intensity of its work, the abll- . • Ity "f its staff, and il-s nndnrstand- >n people is explained I ing of the delicacy of the job. Krskinc Johnson Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD-fNEAI-Btld Abbolt and Lou Costell.i arc gettine fussy about the people they meet on the screen now that they're in the "Abbott and Costcllo Meet" cycle ' UI wants them to meet the Invisible Man In their next. The comics are rebelling. They want to meet Hopalong Casskly. But Hoppy 'Bill Boyrt) tells me he doesn't want lo meet them. Says Boyd: "I'm going to stick to my iedas ami Ideals and play It straight. They're modern comics. Hoppy Is an 1890 character. It wouldn't work." Here's added proof that Bill Is the hottest star in the business. He made a personal appearance 'n New Orleans. Neither his TV films or radio program have started there. Yet 275.000 turned out to meet him. - *• * • Business of bctnR a Klamnr star ' antf a »ifn. has its comnllrallons. Kslher Williams has notified MG-M thai she'll rolire from the screen ajain next year—1» have another liaby. « » • Dale Robertson and Mary Stuart will co-star In "Canyons West" for Nat Holt, Holt is predicting 0,'ilck stardom tor Dale when the hobby soxers gel n look at him as Jcs;e James in "Fighting Man of the Plains. Holt has been so busy making westerns that • his secretary. Florine Cook, finally put up a sign in her office. It reads: "Caltle and horses cannot be driven through this office." r.olne drcal Guns M-G-M is lalklng about rctcam- Ing Joel McCrea and Ellen Drew ap Ihe result of "Stars In My Crown." It's Ellen's best film role to date. . . French star Florence'Marly is due for a Marlcne Dietrich lype buildup. She's Bognrt's femme fatale In "Tokyo Joe" and bears Marlene a clotc resemblance—even to the husky voice. There's a new "No Trespassing" sign on jimmy Cagney's big red- schooner, moored in Newport har-' bor. Jimmy's face turned as red as the schooner when a prankster ("it a bra on the ship's lady figurehead. t * • Some fatheads we know could learn a lesson from Susan Hayward. She was being consratnlaled for her work In "My Foolish Heart" and on signing a lush ne\v F 0 x contract. "Let's not get too excited." said Susie. "In this business you take two steps forward and then one backward." • * * Prediction: Donald O'Connor's "Frances." In which hf rn-stnM with a Inlklnf mule Iduhtirri br Chill Wills) Trill he Ihe'next Mr' rnmi-d.v Ml. II'., jrltinir hrctrls »« sncnks dr.spite early studio annre- bcnsinn that moTirgoprs wouldn't accept dialog from a imilf. T\ e beard worse from humans. * . * * UT's "Deported" company, on location In Rome, is hampered In shooting every morning by a haze over the Italian countryside Thf haze is referred to by the Americans as "Smoggo." . , Looks Terrific Dorothy Shay took a secret Icch- mcolor. lest at UI that turned out srcat Watch for an announcement lhat she'll be spotted in a filmusl- <•»'• . - Easy on the eyes dept.: John Howard has Hcdy Lamarr posing for a life-size portrait lies doing in otlj. They were a romantic Iwosome before the war. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By Yrlllinm E. McKcnner America's Card Authority Written for XF.A Srrvirc Good Observation Insured Contract Today's hand was sent to me by Robert H. Jamison of Miami, Kla. Mr Jamison wrote that every player at some time runs across what he AK.J3 # AQ63 + K42 Rubber— Neither vul. South Wo« North KaM I N. T. Pass 1 N. T. Pass 6N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening — + « I A lost social security card may mean trouble. You can obtain a duplicate card from the Jonesboro social security "office free of charge. considers the most Interesting hand in bridge, and his time came when he and his partner optimistically arrived at a six no trump contract on this hand. I will say this tor Mr. Jamison—his careful observation of the drop of the cntds made It possible for him to make the contract. When the dummy went down lie though thai the only chance he had was lo find the queen of spades tn the East hand. Jf that worked, he could make three spade tricks' four hearts (if the hearts brokei four diamonds and the king of clubs. He won Ihe first trick with the king of clubs and then ran his four diamond tricks. On the fourth diamond West let go the three of hearts. East discarded a heart and a club. Mr. Jamison then proceeded to run his four heart tricks, discarding his deuce of clubs on the fourth heart. East carefully clung, to his spades, trying to deceive de-i""- : ~ —' """-•"•""" "L,^ clarcr into thinking that he held gl " ng to ririve southward, , killing the spade suit. West discarded first • b " rnin B as they went. 4* the eight of clubs and then the This terrifying report stampcdofy' Jack of clubs. [ the natives living in the jungle at Declarer now decided that West i Fisherman's Lake and they fled was trying to protect the queen O f' < ' ec l >er '"to the wilds. As a result spades, so at this point he led a' lll e American military csablish- club, which West was forced to mtnt.was held up on a lot. ot ,,.!« ,,-;iv. n,,, „,,,, rr,<— ... .. , . essential land drainage /on which they had been employing native labor, it was quite a while before the terrified jungle folk came back to their homes. win with the ace. Then he had to lead a spade into declarer's king- jack and small. It did not matter to Mr. Jamison who held the queen of spades now. East, argued -that his partner should have discarded the nine "f committee Is composed ,.of Mar? —j- i., . j i i . . "° ' committee is composed ,.ol Mary spade* Instead of he jack of clubs. Spain Usrey, and Isabel Brandon r " n unless West had made the nine of spades discard on the fourth diamond, he would have read what he was trying to do. and would have cashed theace nml king of 'spades, dropping the queen. , ..,-- Bvrks.nnd Hal Moore are .the members, of the refreshment committee. The play committee, composed ot Lucille Bourland, Lamar Wilbtu-n and Pauline. Hires, has selected a .Spanish fiesta as Ihe theme of-the play. , Feline Beast Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL I Depicted feline beast 'I Jt preys on IS Show 14 Hateful ISOrienlal coin IS River in Germany 1 9 Transpose (ab.) •20 Throw back 22 Exist 23 Domestic slave 25 Manner 27 Act 28 Hideous monster 29 Southeast 30 Symbol for thoron 31 Tellurium (symbol) S2 Type of butterfly 33 Kind of bomb 35 X'erbat 38Unujual 39 Roman emperor 40 Measure of clolh »J Unthrones 47 "Smallest Slate (ab.) , 49 Seine 50 Refresh 51 Strike M Oil 54 Reanimate 5 8 Rocks 17 Exgunjcr VERTICAL 1 Joked 2 Opposed 3 Trap •! Not (prefix) 5 Measure of land 6 Harvest 7 Wind 8 Augments 9 Palm lily 10 Pedal digit 11 Wood 12 Hebrew' ascetic 17 Early Chinese bronze coin 20 Saved Ip N A D ANCE MARIENE DEITR1CH MS CR 21 Feelings 13 Fondles 24 Mentor 44 Atop . ' 26 Overlook 45 Withered 33 Amphitheaters 46 Pitcher 34 Ability 49 Also 36 Come 51 Belongs to hire 37 Tarry 53 Preposition 42 Sea eagle Sft Virginia {.ib.>

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