The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1947 · Page 7
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THURSDAY, JULY 17, 19'7 Japan Behaves To Regain 'Face' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE 8ETBM U.S. Orders Greeted By Docile Obedience In 'Pliancy' Tactics Mysterious Little Squirts Puzzle \ Jailbrcaker and Wife Tenants, Landlord, Plumbers I Arrested in N. Arkansas HGNKONG, (UPI — Japan Is "Jlijutsu-ing" her way into becoming ill tile very near future nil important influence in tlic Par East, in tlie opinion of Dr. Peter Husso, Australian nutliorlly on Japan and cmierly lecturer at the Imperial University of Tokyo. '•The characters which form 'ju- Ijjsu' have more than merely a inyslcnl Implication." Dr. Kusso explains. "Literally they mean 'the gentle art,' whereby one does not natch strength, but wins by yielding strength—in oilier words, pli- iney." That, Dr. Rus.so'said, explains Ihc pre.sent Japanese docile obedience Lo every directive and form of control which springs from allied headquarters. He said the complete .subservience, of the Japanese leaving the occupation authorities bewildered. They cannot understand the Japanese philosophy which runs something like this: lltnv to Strength 'We arc prepared to do everything you want us to do because you are undoubtedly right, (.stronger); oiir emperor lias publicly shed his divinity and declared himself a human being; we have wholeheartedly adopted the constitution you drafted for us and Become democratic; as you do not like Communism, neither <lo we; we have followed your instructions MIAHIl. Flu., July rf. iU.I'.' -Little squirts get to be bi>; headaches. So said a dozen U'nani.i, lluur landlord, insurance adjnslors. building inspectors and plumbers today. Water came from Hie ceilimjs, walls and baseboards of (wo shining new arjurlment buildings, wetting the furnilure and residents. H squirted in the face of the insurance man who didn't believe in it. It wet the beds of just-changed babie.s. It forced Mrs. Estelle Brady's j new furnilure out to the sidewalk three times in one day. It made families pack up in the middle of the night and move to hotels. Five days after the delude started, a score of theories have been advanced and rejected. They thought the plaster was "sweating" —until more water came out than had been used to make the plaster. They thought recent heavy rains had seeped into the walls and were forcing (.heir way through. But, when they dug into a spot where water had, spouled, all' was dry. There was a suspicion that somebody was trying to gel rid of somebody else. "But we're all new and so far we like each other," Mrs. lirady said. "We even like the landlord and he likes us." Insurance Adjuster \v c. Burgess said he went to the building yesterday on what he thought ;\as a routine clalni that \vould lake ten minutes to clear up, "I stayed two and a half hours," he reported. "Never saw anything like it. H couldn'1. be any wetter if somebody had taken a fire hose in there. Most of it comes down from the ceiling, but the walls spill it too, and 1 saw — myself — a if not cured. Tenants put their babies to bed and listened to the Zate-Gimiano fiRhl Right alter It was tver, It happened -- Squirt! rljoit on the Ateckin»n baby. The Aleckmans packed up. "Were on the verge of seeing n psychiatrist or uutlint; ourselves n- way," said Mrs. lirady. "Not that we think we're crazy — but il's an awful strain." Two Tennessee Farmers Killed by Lightning NOI1FO1.K, Ark, July 17. (Ul'l — Only on- of n party of three persons who slaked a jallbreak from liaiesvllli 1 Sunday is still at large. 1U' is identified by police as Charles Strickland, '24. Police say Strickland is believed to be in the Or.irk region of North Arkansas. He is armed The IAO oilier persons art 1 in Norfork, awaiting return to Uules- ville. They arc Mr. and Mrs. J. II. "Buster" Adums, who were arres 1 ,ed Wednesday in the woods near their Norfork home. According to police, Mrs. Adams smuggled into the liatesville Jail on Sunday a saw and a revolver to lu-r husband and Strickland, who were awaiting (rial on charges of car theft and grand lareeny. Few Polio Cases Reported Lirn.K HOCK. Ark., July 17. I UP i — Dr A. M. Wiishbiirn ot the Stale Health Dcpaitmcnt In Lil'.'e Hock says that there Is no Indication of a £mnii>er epidemic of polt-.i in Arkansas. to hold our first democratic elec- squirt from the baseboard. lions: we, alone of all the nation.? j After the expedition of plumbers. in the world, have constitutionally ' foul 1 d i ng inspectors and other renounced war as an instrument of policy, no matter what the provocation or circumstance. "Say -Ahat else yon renuire of us we shall gladly do it. All we : is that you will remember I that your economic interests are [identified with ours, and that some Iday. perhaps, we can be useful to lyou in other ways in this part of I the world." Dr. Russo, who has just returned Isislance" there is no counter. I from a three-month visit to Japan, I declared that to this sort of "re- I Western ideas of behaviorism just I cannot cntch up with such subtle • philosophy. Withdrawal Forecast Dr. FUisso is convinced that Uie [occupational authorities are pre- Ipared to "call it a. day." There are I several indications that the oceu- 1 pational forces will be withdrawn Ishortly. he said. Those in control lare leaning more and more to the I view that Japan has learned it; • lesson and has given complete Iproof (western style) of its inten- 1 tion to reform. Dr. RUSSO declared: "When com- Imenting on the behavior of the JJapanese, it should be taken just las seriously p.s the cold Engllsh- |man who professes at the end of source-seekers departed yesterday, there was peace and drouth for while. Tile squirts had been scared, KNOXVII.LLE. T<-nn., "July 17 tu?) — SiMrrhci-.; toda;,- found the bodies of t-vo fanners w!i;> were killed by lifihtniiiK yoil^rduy while they worked on farm nuolilncry n n field. They were Newt MrMun-v. 7'J. -:ict his tenant. Ed Morgan, 5D. O. K. Williti'ii.s. Kuox Count;,- coron- snirl th.e men 'had been dead toi! A Minm (linTr Snnm^mj ot UK icaie ciRlit hours llelorp llin Ijodios Jj""!^"^; >', )l ri, t |i" f sl!?i"k"»' .lii'i'i""'^", fkJJf) D|| HiL Sin! But Now B Grin s f>% t d Hi weir- fcntuL He saiil IJ.irently .struck ;i fence near they \veve np- j where , Th- hit OinUiunl or )ti-i:lal day. ]•'.>]!. .v, |IL|M-| ,Ln-.. nil (h'liu MvivH tvi Tvw uji his letter thuL he is yoiu- 'most, humble; and obedient .servant,' or the proud Spaniard .who concludes with an earnest desire lo kiss your hand." Dr. Russo's principal impression that Japan is recovering rapidly from Lhc shook of defeat. "People wo passed," he said "seemed cheerful enough according to their standards. Some were laughing and wash-maids hi the street were giggling as foolishly ns ever. Above all, everybody was hard at work. 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