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bfflJSL <*•••' -^* J »"*>-'*-^, 1 l-, BLTTTTEVTLI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS RSOAT, APRIL 80, 1951 KIWI oovtura HEW* co. _. . KAINBS, Publisher •IY A. HAINM, Assistant Pub»i«h«* A. A. FREORICKSON, Editor HUMAN. AdvertWnc Manw»c •ota Kat!on»l Ad»*rtlstng Representatives: Wa««c« Witmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphis. Bnlered aa second C!RM matter at the po«t- oitlte at Blylheville, Arkansas, under act of Con, October 9, 1911. Member ot Th« Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier hi (he city of Blythevllle or »njr tukurban town where carrier «ervic« Is maintained, 2Sc per week. By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles. $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months. J1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, »12.60 per year payable In advance. Meditations Confidence In an unfaithful man In lime of (rouble Is like a broken loolh, and a fool oul of jotat.—Prov. 25; 19. * * * There lit buf/one thing without, hnnor. smitten with eternal barrenness, Inability to do or to tx —insincerity, unbelief.—Cnrlyle. Barbs We'll be hearing about checker tournaments come summer—just at a time when we'll be too )»«y to move. '* * * Paint alone will save your home, accordint to »n advertisement. F.ven If you don't keep up th« payments? * • * A caddy uns pinched for carrying a Run on the golf course. The golfer with him also had a lot of shooting Irons. • * * If K weren't for baek fences, front porche«, M4«« pu-tta and Kvrtnf circles, one half the werid wMMn't know how the other half Is llvinr » • • ITven a man IE envied If he has a nice figure hi Uncle Sam's bonds. The Commission System How About Air Base? The plan adopted by the Cily Council calling for » commission system to regulate the water company, when and if the city buys it, is the only sensible manner of administering such a program. Briefly, it provides that three Blytheville business men will be appointed to serve as commissioners. They will constitute the board of directors, BO to speak, fin'! the manager will be responsible to them. This should serve to keep the water company, still assuming the city will buy same, well out of polities' way and that's just where it should be. The commissioners will receive just. 810 per meeting snd not more thnn §250 in any year. In other words, the only opportunity commission membership will offer will be that of serving the city. t Civic clubs have been asked to submit the names of six men (not necessarily members of the respective clubs) for consideration by the City Council, These clubs should act promptly on this invitation and thereby perform a useful civic service. And on the subject of commissions, JIayor Dan Blodjrett has threatened several times to create an air base commission, which doubtless would be set up along the same lines as the proposed water commission. After Mayor Blodpett's election, this newspaper endorsed the proposed commission system for operating the nir base in reviewing his platform planks. We still do, and encourage any action which will bring the base under the control of a commission of non-office holding, responsible citizens. than rt«tem«*«d mm*»ry op«r*ticmis art nec««6«rily good for us. It would be pretty foolhardy at this stage to predict glibly that a settlement Is in early prospect, or in prospect at all. If no real agreement is to be achieved, then what have we gained by this painful process of talking with the Reds? \Ve have reduced the fighting to » minimum and thus cut casualties sharply. Yet that very gain carries within it the seeds of danger. For during this convenient lull the Communisls have built up a strong defensive air force, vastly improved their anti-aircraft emplacements, augmented their regular artillery and constructed defenses in depth. In other words, they have gone far toward recovering or surpassing the military potential they had before the UN's successful smashes in the spring of 1051. Naturally we have not born idle in the field, either. Rut it w a s the UN force that held the edge when Iruce talks began, and there is no longer any assurance we still would have it. Very likely the i'inr> fighting trim we were in at that limn is n thing of the past. The Reds needed to negotiate when the talks began. Today they continue them because the maneuver keeps us in the hole. We can see no great advantage in talking, yet the alternative of resuming full war seems worse, especially under the altered circumstances of combat. Possibly the current course of continuing apparently fruitless Inlks is still (he wisest. But if that, is so, we ought to pursue it positively after exhaustive top-level review of the whole Korean problem. As it stands now, we simply are drifting along in a negative style, improvising from day to day. We need a fresh approach that suggests more than that we are just in a nil and trying to make the best of it. Too much is at stake in Korea to allow policy to be played by ear by the men in the field, however competent they may be. If the Korean war was worth fighting, it is worth the attention of our top men today, so that we may determine anew where we should try to go. Views of Others Victory for Press in Louisiana Law Tli.it Louisiana judpe »'ho treed rive Lake Charles newsmen nf criminal charges of defamation lives up to his own prescription. He holds, you know, thnl it Is good to "mix a tittle horse sense with the law." Ken Dixon nml his four fellow newspapermen, It niny be rememlwred. hncl occnslon to print news stories and editorial comment on the way certain Lnke Chnrles officials were attending to their sworn riuties. The tarseta of such criticism claimed that they were thereby defamed. Jurice J. Bernard Cocke of New Orleans, who heard the cases In l^ake Charles, ruled that nil oE the printed matter fell within the bounds of fair comment. The ripht lo criticize the public acts ot officeholders Is 1hus stoutly reaffirmed by the jurist. It is rrassimnis to know Ihnl Louisiana hns no new tnrk law that mil he invoked to overturn this well-estnblishcrl freedom of the cltlzcr.c and of the press. One plaintiff had a special argument in that his name had appeared through error in n list printed In the paper. This error was cited R* a basts of damape to his reputation. If so. the court held, this plaintiff should have brought a civil suit to recover; lo charge a criminal offense was not the vvny to en about it. Here. too. the court makes adequate disposition of a wron? method. — llamas Morning News SO THEY SAY If You Ask Us, He's Courting the Wrong Person Erskine Joknson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — <NEA> — Ex- j he uid that he would like to An a cluMvely Yours: Mickey Rooney. J musical with Francis Ihi- mule, hut jlnxeri for many years by had movies, unhappy marriages, alimony demands and financial reverses, has finally made it to the good luck highway, He's now even with Uncle Sam- alter paying ofl a $61,000 back income tax debt—and owns 20 per cent of Columbia's new box office click, "Sound Off." He'll get the fame slice In his next for the sturilo, "All Ashore," and there's a million-dollar NBC television contract in his pocket Linda Darnell Is admitting that her secret romance with a New York newspaperman is over and that the nnhnppy ending hit her us hard as her yellow jaundice Attack. • • * Ezm Pinza's publishers are already announcing slimmer publication of his autobiography. "Across a Crowded World," but the book rnn't roll off the presses until Mrs. Pinza okays the galley proofs. It's in Ezio's contract. • * • Rotwrf Taylor has called nit hi* trin to Europe and the reason Is spelled Diane Garrett. Boh will d« another oirlurr for MOM fmmr- dtately after "Ea^le on His Cap," New title for "Darling. I Am Growinp Younger," the Gary Grant starrer about a method of restoring youth, is "Monkey GLAND title! Pefer Ed son's Washington Column — American Envoy to Bolivia Faces New Party and Tin Price Issue _/ WASHINGTON — <NEA> — The ne** U.S. ambassador to Bolivia. Edward J. Spark-s, was on his way ! U; the capital at La Paz when the hloody revolution broke out there i recently. This Ambassador Sparks Is something of a rarity among career dlp- nints. He is not a coltrge graduate. Born in. Jersey City 55 years ago, he \va« graduated, from Curtis High School in New ny. I HE TS A WELL-Educated and The Bolivians asked SI.50 a [ clever politicia!. in his 40's. He gain- pound, for bargaining purposes. The U.S. Reconstruction Finance Corporation, under Stuart Symington, offered $] 12. From others, principally Mnlaya find Indonesia, RFC has been buying nl $1.18. This, however, is not the »'hole story, nor is it that simple. Bolivia has three big tin-mining companies that account for three-fourth of Its production. Largest Is the lamcrf Patino company. It is a U.S. cor- ed his reputation as a minister of finance, balancing the Bolivian budget and building up a doUar reserve lor if, during the war. He (winded his MNR Party In 1941, rose to power in 1343 through an alliance with the military, was driven out of power and Into exile during the revolution of 1946. He won the most votes for the presidency in the 1951 elections, but did not pet a clear majority. That, was Hedy Lamarr, who hasn't had an agent for years, is promising to sign on the dotted line with the first Hollywood ten-percenter who wangles the financing for her Independent film, "The Story of Esther." The Navy may have okayed the script for Esther William?' "Skirt* Ahoy." but an ex-Wave officer told me that she was shocked by scenes showing enlisted girls trying to pick up men in Chicago bars and drinking while on boot liberty. MGM can extecl protests from veterans groups, she added, and the Navy can expect criticism for passing the story points. Drmalrf O'Connor was dreaming nut loud » few months hack wWn now 1)1 h** decided thit the next he*-hawer In the money-making ' W,M will actually be wired for slnt and danr«. • • * ^g What's more, Jimmy Our ante via co-star with Donald and the long- eared critter In the a& yet untitled musical comedy. Alan Wilson says some smart night club owner should book Johnnie Ray and Esther Williams on the same bill. First, Johnnie comes out and does n snni? and then Esther Williams swims In It! Louis* Erickson. who starred as Judy in radio's "Date With Judy" Just a few years ago. has an altar date with TV actor Ben Gazarra. V * • Gypsy Rose T..W. the stripper, doesn't take off so much as a string of pearls in "Babes In Bagdad." filmed in Spain. Director Edgar Ul- mftr. just, hack from Madrid. IF admitting the Breen office bombarded the company with warnings that the film would be refused a decency seal if Gypsv divested. • • * It's emtfnir her onr morle role after anothrr. but dark-eyed Maria T wren's holding out for a romanr* only. She turned down a role In » * Martin and Lewis comedy after li| Business" A «nwwM»>ir with T>ana Andrews In "Assignment Paris." "To play with Bob Hope Is one thing," Mart- declared. "Bob glorifies women. But with Martin and Lewis you get, a pie In your face. Prom now on that kind of & picture is out with me." • * * • happened during the filming of "Something Always Happens." pilot film (or TV Marring Robert Cummlngs. The director informed Laurette LUCE that she would have to report to wardrobe and get her neckline lifted higher. "It's not the censors who ure bothered this time." the director is reported to have said. "It's Robert Gumming* who fs bothered. HR can't keep his mind on the dialog." York City, n n d I pnmtion, with small share holdings j when the military again seized pow- in this country. But the principal j er> rat h e r than permit, the congress that ended his formal education. are the Bolivian Patino He got a Jrib in | family, fabulously wealthy, who I'etcr Kdson factory then became a clerk nl the War •apartment, starting at the bottom. live almost all the time In Europe. NEXT IS THE HochscMld mine, owned by an , who now , ^^ ^ ^ ^__^ iicij ,_ „_ _,„ 'hen he was aligned as a cleric J hoIriR A 'rs R ntine citizenship. And n the- office of the U.S. military at- | finally the Aramayo mines. Boli- iche at, Santiago, Chile, in ^>^- i v j nn ownert . The resentment of the e decided that the foreign service Bo | ivian people and of the mine ns fo rhim. Transfcmnp to De- I workers Ls largely centered against nrtmcnt of State, he served In , {} ^^ hi? operators, particularly oven Latin-American posts in 3fl = (ho? . e who nre nbRentee owners. Po- ears, the last beh.R cowttclcr of mhHs.sv nt Caracas. Veneztirln. La Pn7. Bolivia, is his first post \ ..; a fiill-riertprti ambassador. But ticn he get* there he faces a tough ob, SOME CHILEANS, other Latin Americans nnri the Communist Htira] agitation for nationalization of thr mine proper Lie*; has grown Juan Lccntn. head of the miners' union, played an Important part in the revolution which has Just over- t.hrcwn the military Junta that .seiz- I cri power and governed the country vonncandists; are trying to hmmc , n lair price for her tin. This IP nf roiir.se, the mnhif-iay nf But it Main force in the revolt was the o elect him as constituinnal president. During the war, Paz Esenssoro wan iu»pecte^l of being pro-Nnzi. The US. waited from December. West—for a short, time. West opened 'the jack of hearts, and dummy won with the king. Declarer cashed the aces of clubs and entered his hand with the queen of hearts to lead the jack of clubs. West hopped up with the kin? of clubs,- and East dropped the eight. This confirmed declarer's very strong suspicion that West had started with five trumps. West shifted to spades, but dummy won with the ace. Declarer then led the ace of hearts from dummy, allowing West to ruff. This reduced Ti* T were to pay a single trtbut« to my alma mater, T would say that West- Point ... is the most democratic school In the United States, —Gen. Omar N. Bradley. If Merico, which h^s been a hotbed of communism, finds (Diego) Rivera'* murals too much to stomach, why should we preserve his stuff here?—Eugene Van Antwerp, Detroit city councilman, on Rivera's controversial murals in Detroit Art Museum. i(M3, to the following June before | West to two trumps, white South recognizing his government. But he finally came through nicely to subdue an old German dominance in Bolivian affairs. He has . btC He HAS ALSO been suspected oE being backed by Juan Peron of the Argentine. That's where he spent mast of his exile, but a Peronista alliance has not bern proven on him, In l!H3 the Bolivian Communists supported Paz Estenssaro's party, but- he is not A Commie. He is sized up. rather, as an extreme nationalist, with a platform of Bolivia for Bolivianos. Upon his return to La Paz he promised to provide food for all the people. That chore taken care of, he said. had three. West led his other spade, and South ruffed. Declarer next cashed the queen of clubs, leaving one trump in his own hand and one trump In the West hand. Then South returned to the hearts. By this time it was obvious to West that, he could not set.the con*tract. East's discouraging discards Ln d ifi moods a Iso indicated th a t South held the kins; of that suit. West didn't want lo ruff a hear I and then lead diamonds to South, so he discarded two diamonds on the fourth find fifth hearts. Declarer now had eight tricks safely home. It was therefore safe to lead his last trump, forcing West into the lead. West had to lead People In the low Income group deeire housing but are unable to make the down payment. We (Na- iional Assn. of Home Builders) ;hink that if a man has five per cent, down ... he should be able to buy a house.—Alan E. Brockbank, president of NAHB. his next step would be appointment•! away from^his diamonds after all of a commission to study nationalization of Bolivia's tin mines. This hr- Bolivian economy But it is! M\R. or Nationalist Revolutionary j t* the man with whom Ambassador ilnh cost imxlurtlnn and Mie nre Movement. This is the party of the I Sparks and the U.S. Kovernment isn't of hlch quality. For thp pnsf j rxilort Victor Paz Estcnssoro. who | w iii have to deal and come to venr thp US. hasn't been buying j was invited to return as president. \ terms. ^ the Doctor Says— y r.mvis- p. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Service pcrfon -Mm i* slishtly draf hpcmiics s t * m ™<* Uarr of ih.> tirarini: d.mcul'y Inns ; N*r,h n, tirfore the tint.en t does hun-rlf. Positive Approach Needed To Get Results in Korea Nine months ago United Nations negotiRtors Fat down with Communist spokesmen to hppin truce talks in the Korean war. Frohahly no such talks have ever taken so long, or proved so unproductive. Our negotiators lately appear to have been operating under the theory that i.mprnduclive talks are better than no talk.-; at all. Whether this is really so is a question we and our companions in the UN ought now to examine seriously- Realistically we have to accept the. fact that we are in R potentially dangerous position. We cannot calmly assume that stalemated peace negotiations are to our advantage, any more You have a free prcjs You resent any attempt to encroach on that freedom. . . . Not only newspapermen, hut the people 'should* be alert to resist trm encroachment. -Dr. Alberto Gam/a Paz, publisher ol tho ccnei nmcnl-selzecl Argentine newspaper I^a P^n.l 1 *. * » • I believe that Western Europe is makinc a very grave mistake In allmvin s c the intellectual and moral leaoeiship of the world to fall Into the hands of Ilir u. S iivhlrh has nol> the experience, sagacity or the self-iestrainl necessary for world leadership at this time.—Aneurin Bevan. British left-wine I.abonte. » • • No turbu'.cnrc in 'he world fails to react on our common enterprise in Europe.—Gen. Dwipht Eisenhower, on European defense. « * • I can usually tell thp approach n gviy Is going to Uf.e by the shape of ti:s nose.—Lisa Ktrk, singer. * * * Between now and 1962 the development of trans-sonic airciaft T.I!] provide greater Impetus to the Amerirnn standard of living than did the mass-produced nyclcl - T - Ford. — Harold \V Sweatt, president o! Minneapolis Honeywell. « •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Psychic Thoughts Are Very Valuable Bv OSWALD JACOBV Written for NEA Service When today's hand came alon* In the recent Eastern Tournament. West was sick and tired o( all the i ilnoisi. has prepared a list, of ac-1 smart-Meek opponents who bid reliable hearing aids. j suits that Ihpy didn't really hold. ' The sdiustmcnt to the individual j This was one trnv; that West was ' re uiV- omn knrnvlcrtce. o( the de- I ?"in« tn show up the psychic hid on erce of hrarina loss and the nature ci.itcr (or some tones than for oth- Too nnnv pfo.nl.- who have lost. Tn chonsinsr a hearing aid, it is •Tl.fr/fe l *--r ! -T 1 ---"' - 1C --E ivrisr r^^?.!»«!? i^<^n'on= ^, ^ h x%. -,„ o, a -^--^r^sir^ irarborn SI., Chirago 10. II- South an extra trick. South scored 710 points for the re-doubled contract with an over trick—far more than the value o: the game in hearts that was madi at most nf the other tables. Well, that hw of applcix* "' Arch Ne»r- bri<«'» was to* cited. Ther were 'doing l o m e plewint T irotmd the apple tree* when it wu turned <p. Arch wu a t a i n disappointed. The plow busted the Jni. (?> NE» Things With Wings Answer to Previous Pu7il« An flrrdir^l hearinsr ftirl has if no more thr pntient's fan!' when the he.irin* boeomes If.'S aciile th.in it is when one develops drfeotive vision and wears places. .n.rirate parts and even !/,.« oMiMi-l.« of riiltevont tnues ^v'<ir« tn the hcarinz of the i usually i< not equal, lust as he.irme xv ,,', rfr , t fir!1 , it may r eq>ilre ad- i !r,«s may not he nual in horh ears , ri . Uf , t . ;U adinstnl! , n , \, tn on. The Many people, for example, ran e->n- h<nnj ,, k , vhj( , h ^. the e i eclr i. ,nue to hear low tones .lust an-v,t < ^ fn ^ f (<) bc k<lpl v]p ,s well as evrr even.atter tho.rj A h( , anll( , al(] ,, Sompl i m0 s »orn -.bihly to hrar lilsh tones has be- or ^ ^^ with FSI i S [ ac tion and eome seriously impaired : ., Kn nisc.irdfd because it does not Hearinc is often better some d;^ys 5 ,- rtn t n continue to supply the ben- th:in others A person who is <hch;-, r f lt wi,irli it dirt at first. This is ly dea! mav be aWe to hear sposen . ,, 0 . n ] vV3 y S ; llp r nu |( of tie device ell in a relatively nmel nn ^ ..onietlmes all thnt is lecessary room, but may hardly lie able to j s ?1 nt^hle adiustmenT. hear nnythlne when theve Is nnisc! In the hnckcround. such ns tlie no:se of street ears or elrvatod t trains. | Hearinc lor such tliincs as sym-I phonic muMc nny he retainer! alter i T . [l(v f . lf . t ovriinnry business conversation nas hecome exreedin;iy difficult. that East would know what suit to lead. So \Vest doubled two clubs, never rircflminc that thp hand would be HORIZONTAL 1 Winged nocturnal mammal 4 Antitoxins 8 Small bird 12 Prayer 13 Very(Fr.) 14 Counsel (archaic) 15 Put on 16 Winded means of VERTICAL 1 Commanded 2 Stratford on the 3 Sorest 4 Gaze 5 Goddess: of discord 6 Lease again 7 Viper « Fury D 0 P* A A T R e S T T A A (Z S T A « E R ^ E R t N rz A G fc S A ~fe N £*, T 1 \/ fc£ T 0 c s -'',• T O T e s B R F= = T E V\ fi E T t*. A S A l_ I B : z > •:••• _ .- i i 5 C ' 1 &. U 1_ £ z 0 z Sr\ t *=; A l_ 0 s i> M O :> i V F= R S 1 T E A. *» S ^ S E u A T E K Z E U A O P T S R 5 O T V A E 7 R S - 10 English played there. Naturally North re- 15 Years Ago In B/ythevrl'/e— in Chilrrhi OM-rola is nearinc completion.! A. Afilu:k has purchased the j WEST NORTH 3* A AQ874 V AK85 • J86 *A KAST AK J$53 » 72 « 7543 *S2 » ,13 * AQ 102 « K 1097 S SOUTH (D) * 10 VQ 10984 »K9 4.QJ643 Neither side vul. South W«t North Pass Pass 1 * I JL Double Retlble Pass Pass Opening lead—V J East Pass Pass transportation statesman 11 Cape 6 Several manufacturers have ac- western A'lto Aswi.ite store »nd ; ceptahle instruments on the m?.r-! .,ul] n-.,v.-e n\e business from its pres-1 - ... kel There are se-ierM varieties and . lor ,. ion , 0 ,,, \ V est Main .doubled .to show the power ot his models to cheese from Whether on R .. ^.'^ r-Uij" ,.„_ u.,'., «I^I^H hand. East couldn't very well run nnt the manufacturer or aeent sup- , ^ I( . rlies an arijiistment service for ' ( 'i, ll .. thr.se «l:nse instruments rcr,uue it,' . , I Besides, he. hoped South would run Is one of the factors lo bc used In 1 ' " I f>»l. »«'• S""th »'« happy enough picking the hearing aid, i Read Courier News Classified Adi i to stay where he was. And so »as Vthc 1 Blvlhe r vU!e Pl i r 'on < !l ™« <° s P«1es. and he shuddered at ol the BIMlieuile L.ons ]thp thoneht o( bjndillg rilan , on df. ISSian 20 Shorl jackets 17 Moral 21 Night before 19 Baking an event 22 Poet Ogden 71 Venture 26 Indians S 7 Greek letter 3(1 Amphitheaters 32 Bellowed 34 Slruagle .TS Chant 36 Danish territorial division 37 Woody plant 39 Religious, reformer (1360-1415) 40 Heraldic band 41 Small explosion 42 Lower 4.S Stopping 43 Familiarizes 51 Organ o£ hearing 52 Curd 53 Fleur-de-Hs 54 Narrow inlet 55 Sheep ticks 56 Diminutive suffix 57 Furtiv* JSCallalily 10 Continued genus hostilities 26 Employers 41 Outmoded 27 Gaming table 42 Wing attendants chair , 58 Winged fowls «3 Land measura ' 29 Roman date 44 Move quickly chambers 31 Changes 46 Give forth 23 Nest of winged33 Greek 47 Fasten bird of prey headland 43 Drab color 24 Facts 38 Accompany JO Cravat V 12 SI 51

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