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EIGHT .; TOB BLYTHEVILLB COUBD5B NEWS THE COURIER KFWS CO, H. W. HAINES, Publisher : JAMES L. VERHODV. Editor FAtTL P. HUMAN, Adyertlrirn M»n»«CT ' tote Nation*] AdTfrtisln* ReprasenUUrn: W*llM* Wltmer Co. New York. Chicago, OtUott. Memphii : ' :' lBt«*d u wcood clue nutter at the po«t- »t BlyUjevUle, Arkansas, undei tct ot Coo- October », U17. ' . . . Member ot The Associated Pnat SUBSCRIPTION RATES: *j carrier to Uj» cttj ol Blythertll* at toy nburbac town where carrier ten-lot to main- talnad, 20o per week, or *ic pe: montn By. m*lV within •• radius ot 60 mile* $4.00 per j«ax, 4J.OO for atz months, $1.00 (or three month*; by; mall outside 60 mile ion* 110.00 per^year ptytbte In advance. * Meditations TUi IE a faithful uylnr, and ihtte things I will that Ihou affirm constantly, that they which han kelleved In God mlfht bt careful Id malh- Uin'food works. These things are rood and profitable"unto men.—Titus 3:8. « . • - *:.•.,•. We are our own fates. Our own deeds Arc our doomsmen. Man's Hie was made Not for men's creeds, But men's actions. —Lord LyUon. Barbs If you're loaded vith relatives the secret of success often consists in keeping It a secret.' * * * Only one person In 300,000 Is struck by Itfht- nihr. All the others have (o worry abuut Is ike •Mpi-on (he bathroom floor. * * * i Some savage tribes are easily fed itp on white visitors. * * * Little kldi* stomach* have discovered that creen apple at a son Is here. * - * * A hen coop was rented as a home In Alabama. It's nothing much to crow-a&out. British Socialization To Be Gauged in 1950 Thert will be no genera! election in Great Britairi.until 1950. The Labor gov- ; ernment has spurned Winston Church'\ ill's challenge to give Britons a chance "' now to vote on ita policies. i Prim* Minister Attlee has acted in <, ; this situation aa almost any British lead'-' er would have done. He is under no cora- ;': pulsion to call an election at this time, ,t ? and from the-Labor Party's viewpoint there are several advantages to be gain- '' *d from deferring a popular decision. "I Under British law'a general election ',- must be held at least every live years. '. The last one took place in 1945 when i the Labor.Party won control. But a gov- > ernment may hold an election when it :J. beli«veg a test of popular sentiment is ,j needed to clear the political atmosphere. | Aside from the fiye T year rule, however, ; it is forced to go to the people only ''when it receives a vole of "no confi- ' dence" in Parliament. I- Attle's government is in no such dan- • ger and hence he would be likely to seek ! a vote test only if convinced that the I political situation"at the moment were I «o badly confused as to handicap the execution of national policy. Yet that, too, does not appear to be the case. '; On the other hand, Attlee and his • party are-no 'doubt" extremely eager to have the nationalization of the iron and • steel industry'become law before pop. iilar reaction to the government's stewardship is gauged. The steel nationalization bill has been passed but does not become law until the spring ot 1950. It was a big plank in the parly's 1945 . plat|orm. With the steef bill enacted, the La> bor Party will.be able to claim that it : has taken several strides toward Ihe i fulfillment of its Socialist promises. For the coal and transportation industries already have passed to government ownership, i Furthermore, the Labor government will have had many months more to ! work out its world trddfc problems symbolized by the "dollar crisis." By next i summer the effect of the recent devalu- '. ation of the pound should be pretty clear. ' And the merit of proposals agreed to in | ^Yashington for long-range trade solu- ' tions ought also to be evident. In other words, the present leaders • will not feel it necessary to complain that, in the event of their defeat at the polls, they were tossed out of office before they had a fair chance to lick Britain's problems. . . . . These advantages of the Labor Party : will have their political uses for the peo- ; ': pie as well. For it would be unwise from : their standpoint to measure anything «s strikingly new to them as a Socialist government short of a full test. It is perhaps unfortunate that Ihe ' • Nationalization of steel will have been ' , in effect for so biief « span when the 1950 «Iection,occur'B. Sound judgment of the consequences of the move will hardly be possible, But at least the people will have before them the record of many months' public ownership in oth.er basic industries. If there are indeed grave losses of freedom and initiative in a. ssvitch to socialism, the supporters of capitalist', alternatives should not fear the results of a fairly staged trial run for the rival , system. The facts will tell the story. BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.V COURIEK NKWS 'THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1949 Views of Others Government Employees Speak 'for' Farmers The persistence of employees of the U. s. De- partment'oj Agriculture In tlieir effort to speak for fanners has been demonstrated twice in Arkansas during the past month. The first occasion was when Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Hutchlnson appeared at a meeting at Bear Creek Lake In Eastern Arkansas on September 19. This meeting was held to give farmers a chance to participate in an open meet- Ing, where they could tell the "Secretary" of the needs of agriculture from an Individual viewpoint and from the viewpoint ol representatives of. dil- ferent farm. organizations. In no uncertain terms, the farmers told the "Secretary" that they wanted no part of tiie so- called Brannan Plan. And then, after hearing the farmers, Assistant Secretary Hutchlnson proceeded to deliver to the farmerp a prepared speech clearly designed to sell them the Brannan Plan. The eagerness to represent farmers and to impose upon them bureaucratic thinking was demonstrated a second time, most clearly, when a meeting of PMA county commltleemen was called in Little Rock on September 22 and 23 tor the very necessary purpose of giving details In connection with the administration ol the farm program. At least ttiree Washington representatives ot the Department of Agriculture took '.his occasion to try to sell the commitlcemen on the Bian- nan Plan. These farmer-commiuecmen, who^ are doing * most conscientious Job of administering the program th»t Congress has given farmers, were necessarily called In at a time when they could least afford to be away from home. They had to attend this meeting during their very busiest harvest season. We certainly cannot criticize the stale PMA Committee for calling these committeemen In at lliia season of the year and neither can we do anything'" but commend the commltcuemen lor their attendance and sacrifice to do a good job In administering the program. However, we do think It is a s'ad state of affairs when government employees take the opportunity, as such gatherings afford them, to use such persistence to sell III conceived, unworkable programs which would be entirely to the disadvantage ot farmers If they were put into operation. ..- ; .,.,, ,.,, . . . ,;'... Unless we mlss'our guess, employees of the Department oj Agriculture In this state will bo given a mandate by superiors in the U. S. Department of Agriculture before another crop Is planted to sell the Brannan Plan. They'will b« told to do the things necessary to make It appear that farmers themselves dreamed up and are In support of thl« plan, which mas mothered oy Secretary of Agriculture Brannarfi and- whose paternity Is uncertain. . -iEJi... Before the winter is over, we would hazard « guesi that representatives of the Department of Agriculture In this state will be urged to get farmer-commltteemen to gather In group meetings over Arkansas by .Congressional districts and form them into legislative committees. When these "congressional district legislative committees" are lormed, we will further predict that they will be called on to give endorsement to the Brannan Plan and to attempt to influence Arkansas' congressional delegation to vote for it. — Now, if such a thing does happen, the fellows who don't choose to go along will be dropped by the wayside and will be marked as disloyal by the government employees. Instructions will be given to see that they ire manipulated olf the committees, or at least, left out ol the "lodge." It is tUnc for farmers to study more seriously, their own programs and for them to take action to the end that employees of the government spend their time in administering programs that Congress gives tnem to administer, rather than to perpetuate pet Ideas corn In iheir minds or . those of other government employees. —FARM BUREAU PRESS Another Bomb That Needs to Be Controlled Devaluation Move Puts Attlee In Tough Position in Britain Th« DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin p. Jordan, M. D. Written for NEA Service A sudden "heart attacl Is almost Iways caused by a coronary Thrombosis or occlusion. These two names mean about the same thing, and are caused by a sudden closing iff of one of the vessels which :arry blood to the heart. Because 'so much Is heard about . By PeWlK Mackenzie ' Britain's Socialist prime Minister Attlee is In the uncomfortable posl- lion of the fellow who is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't. Tils predicament arises from his daringly drastic experiment of devaluing the pound sterling In an effort to Increase British exports and so bring the country out of its economic tail spin, Then, having made this devaluation, he was faced, with the necessity of devising ways to prevent Inflation from growing out ol It to Inflict further hardship on an already grievously harassed :hose attacks in which the outcome , country. has not been good, many people | The formula accepted lor this feel that coronary thrombosis is Increasing and that it means sudden death. This Is an exaggeration of the true facts. Considering the Increased average age of the population, coronary thrombosis is probably not increasing. Also there are many who have had at least one heart attack .and have not died suddenly; many have even resumed full or nearly full' activity after one or more such attacks and have lived for long periods. Coronary thrombosis is. however, a startling thing. An attack can and usually does come without warning and without any particular exertion or strain In the Immediate overn incuts •rcep wtt.w , H,~ ..1....V. "- safeguard was lo slash the governments budget of $7,240,000.000, which was heavily laden with socialist welfare projects and defense measures. While this cut was being figured out by the experts, the made the public flesh ci warnings of how drastic the slash would be and what sacrifices It would Involve. So the whole country was set for a fresh blast of the austerity which, ever since the start of the world war, has been ridins; John Bull like the old man of the sea. Then wr"i the time of disclosure arrived in the House of Commons Monday the SO THEY SAY past which can be blamed. cannon-cracker proved lo be some- Extended Pain thing of a squib. A severe sudden pain In the Faces Fierce Assault chest which often extends down the | The terrific slash was only an left arm, to the abdomen, or up eight per cent cut. This was such nn Into the neck, together with short- , an ti-climax that the general public ness of breath and a feeling of nol on ]y W as surprised but was wor- falntness Is enough to arouse sus-1 rle[ i for f ea v the government pro- picion. The definite diagnosis, of. sram -^iit drastic enough to meet lurse. requires some tests which Qnc of the gravest economic crisis PETER EPSON S Washington News Notebook Soviet A-Bomb Announcement Spurs Backing in U.S. for World Order WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Announcement that Russia has the secret ot the atomic bomb has inspired amazing grass roots support In the VS. behind the world government Idea, This is reported by sponsors of 'such plans who-appeared before the House Committee on Foreign , Affairs. The committee held hearings on several world government resolutions now before Congress. In small towns all over the country organizations are suddenly being formed to support ..the national groups which are pushing some kind of 9i united states of the 'world. The four leading organizations are the Atlantic Union Committee, .United World Federalists, United Nations Association and the Citizens Commission for United Nations Reform. Contributions are now being received by these groups .from thousands of persons who never were solicited or approached on the matter, It Is .reported.- The Atlantic Union Committee just received one check of S500 from a lady who I said she had just read about the committee's work In [he newspaper. She wrote that she hoped her donation would help bring peace to the world. All of the groups have also suddenly been deluged by requests for literature, membership blanks, nnd more information on how to organize local clubs, tellers are coming The college which produces intelligent elite is contributing neither to democratic processes nor (o wholesome living.—Dr. John I,. Knight, president of Baldwin-Wallace College. * • * Everybody doesn't want a degree Irom Harvard, Yale, or Princeton. II everybody became a professional man we would be in a terrible lix. —Gen. Harry H. Vaughan, presidential military 'aide. * * » Some impression has gone out tliai this congress (the 81st) has not doi.e very much, but when you add it up It Is a rather impressive score. —White House Secretary Charles G. Ross. The new soda) security bill, II passed by Ihe Senate and made Into law, should remove the •need for the big pension campaigns in Important Industrial fields.—AFL president Wllllnm Green. * * * I've grown up. I used to think books were only good for doorstops. Then I read one and found It habit forming.—Screen actress Ava Gardner. * » » It Is belter lo have no control of the atom than an luclfcclive control which would set up a Maginol Line behind which civilization would rest In a false security.—Chairman Brien McMahon (D), Connecticut, Atomic Energy Communion. from all over the U.S. They have one theuie In common. The writers seem to be convinced that With Russia posscsKing the A-bomb, the only hope for peace Is through world government. Sbfil In Ihe Arm This surprising response appears to have Injected new life into the movements. A spokesman for the Atlantic Union Committee says: "We have worried-that our ideas may seem a little high-level and theoretical to the average' person, but Hie recent enthusiasm shown from'a cross-section of all American citizens proves that-they know what we are talking about and support, us. We are now convinced we Kill succeed." Even without the active man-ln- llje-slreet support, which they now hope they are winning, proponents of Ihe world government Idea think that they have come a long way in the last six months. Greatest accomplishment, they think, is the number of congressmen they have comrnittecd to support the idea— substantial majorities In both houses—and the actual passage of several resolutions by the House. Comparing two of the resolutions shows the main difference between the Atlantic Union plan and the others. The one sponsored' by the United Worltl Federalists says: "That it Is the sense of the Con- States to support and strengthen, the United Nations and to seek its development into a world federation open to all nations ..." r.nvfni Russia Out Atlantic Union's resolution says: "... that the President Invite the democracies which sponsored the North Atlantic Treaty to name delegates. . . to meet this year. . . In a federal convention to explore how far their peoples. . . can apply among them, within the framework of the United Nations, the principles of free federal union." The latter plan': obviously leaves out Russia! for now at least. Former Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts, president of the Atlantic Union group, explains it this way: "The way to stop World War III is for the peace-loving nations, the democracies who have not fought an aggressive war,In the last two generations, to Join forces, so that no aggressor will dare attack us." He claims that great ' military 'value to the Western nations would accrue from the, federated union. "For example," he says, "we would find ourselves to possession of BO per cent ot the world's naval power and the question ot military bases would be enormously simplified." He believes no aggressor nation would dare attack such power. In the lonj run, Roberts' group reasons, Russia would have no al- the doctor alone has the skill and equipment to make. A long period—usually about six weeks—of rest in bed Is required after an attack. Ho., much exercise can be taken later must depend on the judgment of the doctor who has determined the amount of injury to the heart and the degree of its recovery. In any case, resumption of physical activity has to be gradual There are reasons for believing that when return to activity is slow the final results will be better. • • • Note;. Dr. Jordan Is unable to answer, individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most fremiently asked questions in his column. THE DOC ANSWERS ..Ofisslocdt QUESTION: Can a person get erysipelas from livestock? g" the nation ever has experienced. All Ihe major newspapers, excepting the Laborite Daily Herald of London, condemn Ihe' proposals as inadequate. Moreover the cuts aren't In keeping with the measures for which the nation had prepared itself. Rather typical was the comment of. the London Daily mall which said in part: "After ministers" measured warnings, the nation was braced, tensed, keyed-up for heroic shocks. They have not come, Once again the government, has shirked an unpleasant duty and have ran away from a grave situation.'" •This assault by the press was the heaviest Attlee has encountered since the Socialists came to powetT some four and a half years ago and be;n their great experiment In nationalization nd welfre i government. ANSWER: This IF an interest- Well, did the prime minister,_ astute ing question but I have not found the answer in any of the books I have consulted. Erysipelas Is caused by a streptococcus and these germs are widely distributed In nature. It should be theoretically possible to accuire eryispclas from -livestock but this does not seem lo happen often. 75 Years Ago : In BlvthevHle — Because both Mrs. Everett B. Gee and Oscar Hardaway hav<- a birthday Monday they entertain gress that It should be a lunda-j ternatlve but to Join the federation, mental objective of the . . . United! In an honest spirit of cooperation. IN HOLLYWOOD By Ersklne Johnson NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — Betty —"Samson and Delilah." Grable and 20th Century-Pox are having their first disagreement. She doesn't want to make another film with Dan Dalley. Betty agrees ties great, but thinks they've made too many pictures together. . . . George Raft and his long-time buddy. Mack Gray, have patched up their differences. Without Mack, Darryl Zanuck is one executive who is not worried about his Job. Fox just gave him a new 20-year contract. By the time It expires, there'll be no one alive to fire him. • • • Randolph Scott wants to get out of those westerns and into a tux- George was walking uround like a 1 edo. He thinks he looks Just as good lost sheep—or should I say lone j sitting on a barstool as on a horse, wolf? . . . Hal Wnlhs turned down : . . . ula Lupinos discovery, SMly Jane Wyatt for_the role^of an un- ] Forrest, is testing at M-G-M to replace Betty Garrett in "The Skip- dcr.slnnding wife in "Seplember 1 wllh the comment: "Shes' played the part too often." Jane agrees with him ICO per cent and is congratulating hrrscif on escaping such type casting. The Film Daily, in a front-page editorial by editor Chester B. Bshn. just save me a hotfoot for my reports on the recent convention here of the Theater Owners of America. Editor Hr.hn is unhappy because I reported the theater owners previewed 38 new popcorn vending machines instead of new movies, and that the Inventor of an ice cream dispensing machine got more applause than any movie executive. Bahn thinks thr tlicnlcr n\vn- ers will be Interested in the news that Ini producing a weekly Hollywood ncwsrrcl for Iclcvlsum and that III be Interviewing I'ar.i- niounl stars on the Mutual radio radio network starling Nov. 14. I agree with the latter statement. The theater owner,-; will be happy lo know that my TV show Is designed to increase movie attendance and to pacture Hollywood it e-s a.s normal citizens Instead of headline grabbers. Si is the radio show. Maybe Editor Balm is unhappy because my TV and radio shows plug motion pictures instead of popcorn I Bavlicr's per Surprised His Wife." • * • llev ftMasI .loan Canlficlrl steps out of ? shower and turns up looking lovely aiirl fully clothed for a dale just two and a half niiiinli-s later in "The Telly Girl." Hut don't be fooled. It look the studio eight hours fo film the scene. Jerome Courtland Is taking warbling lemons for a flhnuslcal debut. . . . Lull Kollsman, author of the new thriller, "Come. Take My Han<l.' ? Is Lull Deste, once starred at England. Not long ago I found on my desk by in EnjIUh author named John a boolc entitled "Winning Tricks" Brown. Th» book Is available'In this country. It is devoted to the play of Columbia. Tommy Dorsey's wife. Janie, has taken an apartment in New York while Tommy continues his b.ind tour. Shes expecting a Iw'oy next month. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKcnncy America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Taking Cheap Trick Can Cost Yon Plenty Before the war most of the baota oa bridge were written in the Uuil- Pttramounl will hasl the Master ccl states, as we had taken the game Barbers Association ol America con- j U p in earnest. During the war Eng- vcntlon in Hollywood Nov. 2. Not- bud had little time to think of urslly. the barbers will be shown bridge, but now some very good history's most celebrated big haircut' bridge books are coming over from AQJ8 V 105 #Q 10974 2 *K8 *S3 VQ876 * A 102 V AK32 •;A J 8 + Q103 Rubber—Neither vul. South West North E«t IN. T Pass 2 • Pass 2 N T Pass 3 N. T. Pass Openlni—* 8 27 with a dance at the country club. Herbet Mahler's orchestra will furnish the music. Buffet supper will be served at intermission. Miss Sue Dolan and Elbert Huffman will attend a dinner dance at the' Chatfield club house, on Horseshoe Lake, tonight as the guest of Miss Ophelia Enoch. B. F. Gay, Jr., E. M. Terry and Mai Mcllwaln who attend Columbia Military Academy at Columbia, Term., are at home for the weekend. Black bear -now roam wild in 34 of the 48 U.S. slates. dummys eight hold the trick. Then he should cash the nee of diamonds and lead the Jack. West would let the Jack hold, so South returns the third diamond. West wins this with the king, and there Is no way he. can keep declarer from get-ling into dummy with one of the spade honors to cash the balance of the diamonds. Thus declare can make two spades, two hearts, five diamonds and a club trick. Instead of going down- a couple, he can make an overtrick. politician as he u.-malVy is, the temper of his public? Has he been too timid In his demands for further sacrifices? It will be fairer to let Mr.. Attlee answer that himself, as he may no today when he demands a vote of confidence in Commons after a debate on his program. Even his harshest critic probably would admit that the prime minister was in a most difficult pcsition. Attlee Has Confidence In the first place he had to ask himself how much more austerity could be endured by a country which had labored with tightened belt for ten harsh years. If he made the burden too heavy what would happen In the general election which imist be held by next July? The correct answer to that was perhaps a matter of life and death to Britain's experiment in socialism which he was dl- rectin» and which he obviously believed was in the Interests of the nation. Of course that argument can cut two ways, for failure to make cutj* heuvy enough to solve the economST crisis also might have the affect of defeating Socialism. It is true, as this column previously has pointed out that the Socialist government inherited the crisis.' But while the Attlee government can disclaim responsibility for creating the emergency, the fact remains that'll-will tie held largely responsible for finding a solution. Therefore if the cuts in expenditures aren't sufficient, the blame naturally will be assessed against socialism. . Attlee is expected to win his vote of confidence because ol his big majority hi Commons. Canine Breed Answer to Previous Puzzle the hand, and Mr. Brown handles the subject very well. He gives each hand a little sub- iitle. Today's hand. No. IS In the book, is headed, "Taking a Trick Cheaply at a High Cost." If you will remember that title, It will help your play a great deal. On the opening lead of the six of sparlcs, declare played the eight- spot irom dummy, and when East played the three. South let the trick hold. Now Mr. Brown goes on to show how costly it was to win this trick cheaply. Tlie ten of diamonds was led from dummy and the finesse taken, but West let declare hold the trick. Another diamond was led and East showed out, so South look this trtck with the ace and led the Jack. West won with the king and shifted lo a heart. leading the Jack. Declare won with the ace, led a club to dummy's king, East's ace won and a spade was returned. Declarer let It ride, West won with the king and return ed a spade. Now all South could do was to cash the king of hearts and ] queen of clubs. 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