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Blytheville, Arkansas
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' PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BLYTOBVILLB 00' fHB OOOHBI • H. w. KAHOB, •AMUB. ». w-ft. rnint«. CX>, New T , Published K?»ry ;fbbi a* second eUM taMMr *4 tt* ft Blytheni!*. Oetoter ». 1*17. B RATM carrier In U* dty of BlTtt^niU «r •uburban town wner* carrier MrriM li ttU^^CL 20c Pf r W4Ck« Of He JDCF flMD^hb • • -By mill, wlUita a radii* * M Wh year, «2.M for six months, KM tot MOM mcelbi; tar man outalda H mil* MM. *MJ( pr r«ar payable to adraoca. - - Disturbing Parallels Premier Stalin has accused'Winston Churchill of nursing a Hiilerish idea of racial superiority, and of .wanting' to make this an Anglo-Saxon .world."Hilt •it seems to us ithat Mr, Stalin's \.fe- . cent actions, much more than"','»Mr% Churchill's words, bear : the '• rfiarl{n-of the Hitler influence. .' . • Mr. Stalin may be, and doubtless is, guided by decidedly different motives. But the parallels of method art striking. Hitler began to prepare • the ground for war by talking of democratic encirclement, unfriendjy elements iii neighboring countries, and'the"right of self-defense. . . ' . , , Mr. Stalin has recently''spoken 1 of ' capitalistic- encirclement, the desire-for friendly governments on Russia's, borders', and the need of preparing Russia for " any eventuality." Hitler directed his most venomous oratory at Grent Britain while, in. the , e^rly days, he assuv.ed the United States of his friendly intentions, played up the considerable amount of G e >'- mau blood in America's racial stock, - and aclvjsed us that Britain's war was . none of QUT . business, ----- Mr. Stalin and the- Russian press have had some bitter things to say '?•• ab<jut Britain' in recent days. : At the .same time they pointed out that Russia has been friends with the United States longer and mpro consistently ' ';." .than Britain has. They, have-advised UH that it is not our mission to pull - -- Britain's -imperial chestnuts out of the fire. Hitler began his military-activities L = by sending troops into undefended-or weakly defended . border territories, with Austrian annexations as tne climax. Mr. Stalin's -troops have been • active in Iran, where. : they> remajn in violation of a treaty in >vhich Russia Jigreed to evacuate them on ' March •'?.. There the.parallel ends,.Hitler, thundered and hia armies clanked' • abqut • near home until he had built up what he thought was an invincible war machine. Mr. Stalin undoubtedly has the most powerful military force uwter arms today. That force may be kept under arms until he achieves the politic*! atmosphere which he obviously considers vital to Russia's future life but the elements of which he has not chosen to reveal to the rest of the world, . It is unlikely that Mr. Stalin wants another war. Certainly, he do«s not want it now. For Russia, with all her' military might, is war-weary and in- riustrially weak. Whether Mr. Stnlln's activities 'are aimed at gathering re" sources needed in building a war machine five or ten years hence is another matter, not to be dismissed with a "time alone will tell." The external parallel of German activities in the late 'Thirties and Russian activities today, however different the Internal motives, proclaims the urgent need for action. Th'.is time the tragic drift toward destruction must be stopped early and completely. That is « job for the United States. Russia and Britain are now engaged in pot-am! -kettle accusations' of biack'- rieRs which can only make, a dangerous situation worse. There is'• need-'for strong mediation backed 'by strong 1 force. If that means that we nuiai partially rearm, then, repugnant as • the thought is, we shall have to 'do it. Only Fair American, delegates to the international monetary conference in Savair .Hah. ran into British opposition' when they suggested that the president of the World Bank and the managing director of the World Fund should get annual salaries of $50,000.' The British favored lower pay. We support the American view. Since this important banking institution is to be located in this country, the bosses should at least be on an economic par with our big league baseball pluyel's and bush league radio crooners. ^SATURDAY, MARCH 23, Possum's Choice The other day an opossum, shipped to somebody on Capitol Hill, gnawed his way out of .his crate and went wandering through the House Office, Building, Probably figured it was better to be investigated for Idbby.ih'K' 1 thttii to lie skinned, stewed, and tabled in committee. SO THEY SAY All that American industry needs Is a chance lo make u profit, a gambling chance to make 1 a substantial one, and u, fair chance to break even.—Engineering News-Record. **'.*.' Russia In self-defense has every moral right to seek atomic bomb secrets through mtllliry espionage if excluded from r.iicli information by her former fighting allies.—Joseph E. Davies, former Ambassador to' Moscow. Germany's guilt cannot be disputed and no historical Investigation will be sble to deny It.—Rev. Martin Nlemoeller. ' THE STOUT: tk.l tolln 1. r*Tl*f ullmunj- ,o 1,1. •r.t cmt Hohrrti, «vrn *•" M«rrird MffMin. pt»<m tk»t ABU »o on fkr «trr«t, «cc<-»t» kl< : XIV •-.--. TIE took her to a funny, smoky •* little place, dim and candlelit. The candles were thrust into bottles, and years o! different colored wax had rim down their sides to form an uneven mottled effect. They'had a cocktail; awi Ann thought confusedly that she ought to ask him how Nina -was, and wondered why he didn't mer.tion Colin, and somehow the «ply clear thought in her mind *?*£ that it was Jock sitting th«r« - across the table from her, Just like old times. '. . . • ''Aren't you •thinner, Ann?' Jock asked as he held a match to her .cigaret. "You look thinner ... rather as if you'd grown up. You look like a million dplU though," he added hastily. "About seven thousand as ] stand," Ann replied, and somehow it didn't sound light and humorous as she had meant it to.' " sounded rather horrid.. "Yeah. We've both erf us sold put, haven't we?" he stated. Ann wanted to protest, wildly '-* wasn't like that at all. Sbrhe- »h* couldn't End the ._. Words, and before she could say anything he went on; «-,-..-.> j"f don>t wanl <• *"* «V»M IrAf'S- 1 •-">*'•"• h« said quickly. "I» there c-, ».*.-.. »ny way we can go back to wha . f%»M hx*«J>t .him. Even in thc U«bt oi the candle, she couU -in his lace, He was - . . .but to:b* a stm«*r inhabit fol- . T7-7-. »v, out of here," Jock aid abruptly, AUTOMATICALLY, 'Ann **• lowed him. She didn't seem o have any will of her own. She light be » puppet, or o venlrilo- Mist's. dummy, No, just a pup- »t. She .couldn't find anything o say, her rown words or any- ne else's. .She we/vt *Jong meekly with lim, and got into his car. A very lice car, quite new. Neither of hem said anything more until hey weril out in the country. They turned off the highway, fe*n. and plunged down the road that led to the Sound. He was driving yery fast. He pulled up on a cMR overlooking the Sound, and stopped tlxe car. Then his arm« were around her, and he said in a voice that sounded slrajned and i»rd, ' Oh, what fools we've been! low could we kid ourselves into thinking there ever could be any. one «ls«? Oh,.Ann—" But, still automatically, she pulled away from him and avoided his lips. ,-No, Jock," she Mid, a hUte -wildly. "It's no good— ?h* - P M 1 -, We c , an ' 1 do lnln « s !ike this. r<ot us, Jock." • "Ann, I love you. I've alwayi lovad you—" put Ann interrupted him. "Drive me back to town, will you Jot*?" * ' nought three pairs of show >rlih ow heels. She looked a little uefully at her high-heeled purnps ind said quickly, "You can send hese to the Good Win." Maybe ow heels looked silly with a miok oat. What It they did. It w»s omehow compensation to Gojin— vhcti she returned shetd be horter than he was. • * • TTHE long drive back to Port A Drake was ditncult. She drove ast, but it didn't keep her from hinking. The nagging conviction hat she was being Colin, even seeing never should have agreed to hav unch with him — returned to her nind, no matter how she directed her thoughts. As she . drove up beside way but he started car, and didn't speak all the t» town. Ann's Jett Uarrf, »bat heM her cigaret, mad!, •enures whj)« she talked, lightly and amusingly. Jock couldn't see 5> r i.°_ r h , an i. b .ur>,ed in the folds _. . .. clcnchcd) .^ a Co*t. ^ _ ,._ cut little'grooves Tn7o''her »>y the time they with charming unfair to Jock— sh« the louse, Colin ran out to me«t her. She slid over, and he got in beside her to take the car Into the jarage. "Hi, beautiful," he said. 'Have you an eleganl new wardrobe? What I can see of it looks grand." "That's all there is," Ann admitted sadly. "One dress and one hat and three pairs of shoes." "You didn't do so w«U, did you?" he asked. "Need me along to make you accomplish anything, don't you?" Welcome to New York : City •.WASHINGTON COLUMN Average Day Of Crime BY PETEK EDSON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, (NEAI —Every 20 seconds last year.-some- xxly in the United Stales commit- .ed a crime, and lot 1 that reason FBI's report on U. S. crime for 1043 makes some of thc blackest rending on record. The average clay of crime in the United Stnates adds up to 12 accidental killings, 18 murders, 31 rnpcs, and 1(>3 aggravated assaults. Those are' the crimes against persons: In crimes against properly, the score cnrrt for nn average <l<w shows 149 robberies. 062 cars stolen, 881 places burglarized nncl 2371 other thefts. The average of tlic year's 2D8.000 reported thefts yielded the criminal n $54 haul. The 139,000 burglaries averaged $118 worth of loot, the 22,000 robberies netted the stickup man ,$14C. There were 241.491 cars stolen—6G2 a (lay, 27,6 «n hour, right around the clock. But'n little over two-thirds of the stolen property wus recovered by the police. In reports from nearly 300 cities of more than .25,000 population, the total value of property stolen is put at $84,000,000. This is a 27 per cent increase over last yenr and a nice cnmnientfiry on the nation's Increased prosperity. DON'T BIjAME VETS FOR CRIME WAVK Pointing to sonic of the highlights f tile -annual crime statistics. PHI Director j. Edgar Hoover declares hat the increase in crinic Inst ear Is Ihe greatest in the 15-ycar lerlod that his organization lias >een tabulating figures. It makes a 12.4 i>er cent increase in cities fiiul nn 8.4 per cent increase in ural areas, for a total of 1,565,541 major offenses reported by the latlon's police. All these figures do is make good «very prediction on the trend towards a postwar crime wave. Only •wo slates last year showed decreases in crimes rates. They, wero^ Dakota and South Carolina. Nationally, rape increased five per cent, murders were up 10 per cent, burglaries 17, mid robberies 2.3. Th e Increases are in no sense attributable to returning veterans. That is the easy assumption in any Jostwar crime wave, but it Is not borne out by the figures. "A substantial portion of major crimes." snys. thc report, '-is attributable to persons under voting nge Age 17 stood out as the. predominating age among arrested j iiersons and age 18 was second... Over half of the arrests represented |>ersoiis who already had linger- |! print arrest records on file in the j. FBI." Fifteen per cent of both the boy and girl criminals had previous tlngervjrml records at age is. Aiul this figure rose-steadily to 42 per cent at age 20. This indicates that the bulk of problem comr s trom the habitual criminal, who Irnrns- lo commit, crime young and becomes a repealer. J. Edgar Hoover hns emphasized n few of the things that micjht be done. Hoover places blame for the rise of juvenile crime rtirocllv on the break-up of home life. 'Parental responsibility." he say.s bluntly, "is no tamer in style" PUNISHMENT KOR FOR THE PARENTS At « recent policr convention Hoover suggested that parnnts should be held vrsixmslblc for the crimes of thrir children. Rending Tiul parole systems lo keep the criminals in pnils and let their victims live, then cleaning up the jails themselves, are oUior : •cfonm; in his program. for every community to go to work on locally. Bad criminal records need attacking as bad safety records. A nation's award for cities with the -least, crime should be contested for " as vigorously na are the national safety awards. Now . 'Peace Gardens' DENVER (U.P.I -With the term "Victory Garden" outdated, the city of Denver this year again offered plots of city-owned land for IN HOLLYWOOD 7. C BY EKSKTNH JOHNSON NEA .Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, March 23. (NEA) -^Epidemic of private detectives on Ihc screen since Dick Powell's hit I In "Murder My Sweet" has police ilepprliiients all over the )nnci wri',- Ing letters of protest to Hollywood producers. Chief complaint is that the private "eyes" usually outwit and outsmart the police. "We get enough complajiits. 1 from citizens," one letter rejiil, "without being pictured BS dumbbells." * * • Now that Hollywood Is having a touch of cold weather, Constance Moore Is wearing only beads and bangles'for her-role In "Earl Carroll's Sketchbook."" "H :n-m-mny L>e the first lime," she says, "that, they hand an Academy award lo a g-g-Boosepimple." .... After Irene Dunne landed the role of Vlnnle In the film version of "Life With Father," Dorothy Slickney, creator of the part on the stage, wired: "Good luck, darling. Only a woman like you could have taken him away from inc." THEME SONG Singer David.Street, who Is being sued for divorce by Lots Andrews, Just-recorded a new tune. "In Love in Vain;" . . ..Now that spring is almos', here, Bob Crosby's recording of "Let It Snow" is a big hit. . . . Bill Gargah has Invested a small fortune in two Ban Francisco hotels, the St. Francis and the Fairmont. . . . Republic studio publicity director Les Kaufman Is blushing. The birth announcement cards of his new son carried the misprinted birthdate of 1816! ... The new English movie. "The Seventh Veil," Is a good example of why Hollywood is worried about English competition. It is n.n excellent film. . . . Gomel • Productions !s talking, to! Notre Dame officials about a p irkh"° ' )e ClUk ' <l " ThC PW Julian Young, the Beverly Hills I maternity dress designer, will .become a papa this summer. . . MThe cycle of portraying psychopathic cases on the screen continues La-1 Wine Day .will play one In ."What! Nancy Wanted." . . . dene Ray. mend,. Is reading the New : York Play, "Blood on the Snow " U8-CENX PROFILE Overheard: Brian Aherne posing for a sidewalk autograph fan armed with n 98-cent camera, with -th- fan demanding: "Gimme your best pro He. . . Jean Hersholt' had w turn down an offer-to play the heavy lead with Danny Kaye in The Secret Life of Walter Mltty," Jean would like to play a villpin ' again, but can't because of hlB "Dr P, hn m' tt , n " nlr serles - Remember i his villainy in such lli mK O s "Greed"? • * * •'•.•••• Frank Loesser's song.: "Rodger Young, written over a year -ago, is due for a,terrific revival with the acceptance of Ihe dendihero'as a symbol of all war veterans'-'•> Gail Russell is helping John'Sriel- ton-'forget Kathryh 'Grnygo'ri '^T Paul Henreld heads for Vlerina-'thls spring to see his mother' and'tp'-ar- range for her return to Hollywood. . . . Lynn Bar! Is celebratlng-iher llth year as a 20th Centurv-frox star. . •-.. • • • ' '." Not in the Script: "Hollywood's best film propaganda'' is no propaganda."—Movie Czar Eric'-Johnston. - . - • .- A half million baby chicks Ci>.« from the U. s. to other -AmeiSfcji countries during 1943, in airp'laiie's | U. S. Army Group | fe[|gfrUg[ HORIZONTAL^ VEM1CAL I Depicted is . 1 Pipit \ inaigne of U. .5 Cured thigh 1 S. Army —-.. O f hog /Corps 4SW '3 Symbol for ,9 Auricle *"*!, indium 10 Area measure 4 Waste ' 11 Mineral rock . allowance 12 Judge • 5 Great Lake 14 Seed covering 6 Negative 16 Ailments 7 Three times 19 Cereal grain 20 Hardens •-, 22 Entangle 23 Indian 25 Genus of 1 grasses 27 Renovate 28 Siberian " ' u 17 Flannel 18 Heavenly body 20 Without .,— ----- - sewing ' (comb, form) 21 Expiate 8 Protective head coverin 12Entranceway 13 Facility ~ 14 Near 1 t 15 Lines (ab.) 2-1 Fowl (pi.) 26 Ambiguous 31 Animal's -stomach 33 32 Row 35 Ascends-' , ; ".'i 36 Weathercoctk.'l 37 Girl's,name y; 4 2 Tow a rd- V ": 43 War god : ; j 44 Rough file / '•• •15 Registeix;d -. I. nurse (ab.>' '• 48 Drone bee' .' 50 Social insect 52 Father -./,'. 33 Most unusual 54 Either . yes," Ann breathed fervently. "| do need you, Colin. So very much." He look«d"a little surprised, but put his arm around her as they went into the house. "Dinner Is practically ready—1 shoved th* steak under the broiler when I saw your tights turn up the h|U— hope you'll like it." Ann sniffed. "It smell* wonderful!" She remembered suddenly that she had had nothing but a cocktail for lunch, and, relieved decided tl>at the horribj* ampU- ness she (ell had nothing 'to do with Jock. She just needed food There was a thick broiled steak and shoestring potatoes and an a .............. ........ « green salad, and coffee, black and i c twrcllt s '" reform school in' , strong an<J fragrant. . Ann ate and drank, gratefully, and finally leaned back in htr chair and He cockid an eyebrow at her, arid smiled a little. of thc chiltl woulcl '*> 'or juvenile dclin- e ac n tr cair and .' s »di a program. looked across the table at Colin ' Bevo " (1 'ha'. Hoover says Ihc k f0r bclt<lr local ^»\iee ami Gosh, you're nlc*. Colin " srw ' • ' said contentedly.' " - • • - - - - I 110 " 1 «' 'hem. Return of the cop . J" s . beat as the children's friend « fundamental. Removal of police from political control would i, n the But one man can't stop a crime urban soil-tillers, dubbing the pro- [ SIDE GLANCES _ by Galbratrii Mongoloid 29 Cloth measure SOImicr guard (ab.) , . 31 Tight—, 34 Bland 38 Is riding 39 Untamed 40 Also 41 Adorned with stars 46 Insurance 47 Obnoxious plant 49 Algerian seaport 50 On the ocean 51 Make soggy 53 Electrical unit 54 Individual 55 Conveys Jur Bparding House with Maj'. Hoo "Indeed I did gel these nylons over Hie counter—and | I've got a sprained wrist to prove it!" ! THIS CURIOUS WOULD 17 MILLION BUSHELS OP WHEAT :.. IS THE TOLL PAID IN AMERICA BECAUSE ENGLAND HIRED 18.OOO HESSIAN SOLDIERS TO HELP FI6HT THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION/ A LITTLE INSKT HITCH-HIKED THE ATLANTIC IN THE BEDDIN& OP THE. 6EPMAN SOLDIERS, AND TODAY. * KNOWN AS THE THIS PEST IS THE NUMBER ONE ENEMY OF NEW WORLD WHEAT FARMERS. Out Our Way ByJ.R. Williams Hf*M.' YOU 3EST.' EGftO, -, WWV THE HKV- BftG, ARE; YOU 6O\NG FOX- OF HOOPLE'3 RIDING TO HOUNDS M OE OLD M.EUON) STIRRED OF COMMERSWIOM liO ROYAL DRAwto ROONA& HAR-ROM.PH/ 15, WHICH VJEIGH?, THE MOST AW CAKi VOU THB T EVER. SAW YOU OFF THE GROUND OW A LLlriCH CODriTER STOOL? 30ST LOOKING FOR A 6RSE-, BftLL FACTORY? DOES HUDSON BAY OPEN ON r1 AWRKTHAN 100 OIFFERINT MINERALS ARE KNOWN TO CONTAIN TT. . SOUfKe OF ATOAMC-POWER. " ANSWER: Rolh

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