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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 19, 1950
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PAGE era , (ARK.) cotmnra yrewg THl BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEW! THE COURIER NXW> CO. H. W. HAINES, PuhUltw HARRY A. HAINE3, A3»UUnt PuMkh«r A. A. FHEDHICKSON, Editor rAUL D. HUMAN, Adv«rtl*ln« M*nt«*r 6ol» National Advertising Repre*enUtfvM: W»H*o» Wltmcr Oo, New York, Ch!c«o, Detroit, Atl»nt», Memphta, Entered M second olaM m*tt«r at the poat- offlc* at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under »ct of Con- crea, October 9, 1S1T. Member of Th» Auodated Pres« SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town wher* carrier ferric* ti maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 60 miles 15.00 per year, $2.50 (or six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside SO mile zone, $13.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And ye were now turned, and h*rt done right In my iljrht, In proclaiming; liberty ever}' man to hi* neighbour; and ye had made a covenant before me In the house which is called by my name.—Jeremiah 34:15. * * * Do you wish to be'free? Then above all things, love God, love your neighbor, love one another, love the common weal; then you will have true liberty.—Savonarola. Barbs We suspect some prices have taken that famous "will never take another drop" oath. * » * A dealer reports Imported cheese plentiful for the comini holidays. Rerardltu ot price, we'll pay thronch the note. «- * * Following winter, our highways will need Improvements—and that means going from ruts to tax.' * , » • • • Bakers In » Pennsylvania town have asked for more douch. It might come under the head of lira ud take. • • • Lota of money Is lost by trying to make tt multiply Insfead'of add. Rau, a Man of Good Will, Seems Deluded by Wily Reds NWith the United States and Britain In support, apparently the UN General Assembly ig sure to approve the Asian-Arab clan for a cease-fire in Korea as a prelude to efforts at peaceful settlement with the Chinese Communists now fighting: there. There's no way of telling whether the Reds would agree to a cease-fire, or whether any subsequent negotiations •would produce terms the U. S. could accept. But credit for an earnest try must go to Sir Benegai Rau, India's Security Council representative, who is the leader of the 13-nation bloc working for some settlement. : Rau has toiled hard to find a formula that would end the fighting, or at least keep it from spreading, and provide the basis for an honorable accord. He has had many meetings with General Wu, head of the Chinese Red delegation in America. But, unfortunately, Rau seems to have developed a sympathy for China's behavior and attitude which i s unwarranted by the facts. He quotes Wu as telling him: "Most certainly we do not want a war, but we find that the forces of the U. S. and the'UN are carrying on military operations near our border, and so a war has b'een forced upon our people . . ." Rail went on to report to the UN: "We must remember that the terrible ordeals through which they (the Chinese) have passed have made them unduly suspicious, and they fear aggression even where none is intended or exists. In fact, they seem to be moving toward a kind of Monroe Doctrine for China: that any foreign intervention in any territory adjoining China is an unfriendly act toward China." Now this is just pure fancy. \Vhal is the truth? The U. S. and other UN forces came into Korea not as aggressors but as opponents of aggression by tho North Korean Communists. Military men in Washington are said to believe that the Chinese themselves played a large role in the mounting of the original North Korean offensive. When the UN forces crossed the 38th parallel into North Korea, they had two aims: to finish the crushing of North Korean armies so they could not live to fight again; and to unify Korea in accord with the declared intent of the UN. Never did the UN forces contemplate invading China or endangering the legitimate interests of the Chinese in Korean hydro-electric power developments. Our leaders offered the Reds repeated assurances on this score. Therefore, to portray th« Chinese as • P*opl« itriklng out *g»ln«t Unit*! N«- tion« forc«» in instinct!v« fw !• to di§- eount »lmost completely *v«rr bit of «oner«t« «vfdenc« txlsting. Far from fearing aggrewion, they apparently helped launch it in th« oppo- •it« direction. And when th« North Koreans were beaten, the Chinese readied 1,000,000 of their own fighting men to "defend their, soil" against lesa than half that number. In the struggle against ruthless Russian-born communism, we need every ally we can get in every part of the earth. We all hope the Indians will b« among them. For that reason, it is sad to see a man of good will like Sir Bene- gai Rau giving currency to the Chinese Reds' false account of their Korean behavior. A prime requisite in a successful defense of freedom is to recognize the true nature of the enemy. Rau and many other earnest men do not yet show that they grasp what kind of men they are up against. Views of Others Paper Mobilization Washington reports the appointment of Charles E. Wilson, president of General Electric Co. and during world War 11 the nation's No. 1 production official, as industrial mobilization chief. His Is the latest name to be added to the growing list of mobillzers of one kind and another. Because the President at last appears ready to get on with mobilization, the chancec are that Mr. Wilson may actually be put to work. His colleaguei for the past several weeks have done little mort than twiddle their thumbs. The reason Is, of course, that the President has not been ready to move. He haa even held back the one man who has been consistently anxious over lack of preparation and controls—Stuart Symington, chairman of the national resource* board and the closest we have to a mobilization exar on paper. But Mr. Symington lacks authority and was not able to persuade the President, until the reverses In Korea, that more arms and men, u well as safeguards against inflation, were terribly necessary. That nothing specific was being planned t •week ago to battle inflation was made appallingly clear during the press conference of economic stabilizer Valentine, price stabilizer DiSalle, and wage stabilizer Chlng. Mr. Chtng made only one answer to questions: "I don't know." The other two dodged and parried, but the result was no greater Information from them than had been obtained from Mr. ching. The fact that Mr. Wilson has accepted the President's assignment to head Industrial mobilization must mean ; that he Is convinced the administration now Is determined to get ahead with the rea! Job. Mr. Wilson's abilities and experience should be strongly helpful in this task of getting mobilization oft paper and into the factories. ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE Poor Example Given Except on -housing, there is little justification for the surge of protests against the new curbs on consumer credit. Although federal meddling in this field is warranted only as a war measure, most of the curbs are ones whiJh retailers should impose In the interest of sound business dealing. What makes the administration's position so weak in this field is the poor example it has set In thrift, it has Issued a half dollar bearing the likeness of Ben franklin, but has failed miserably to heed his advice on economy. How can the Truman administration expect the people to meekly accept credit curbs when Tor half a generation politicians. In Washington have set an example of, profligate spending and the piling up of deficits and debts? Deficit spending ts dangerous for the Individual family. It Is bad for the government, too. '—DALLAS MORNING NEWS So They Say Religion Is no part-time matter nor an Isolated matter. It shouldn't be regarded as in Ivory tower into which a person can retire to shut out the hardships of the times just for his own peace of mind at the expense of others.—Radio preacher Dr. Ralph Sockman. . • • « The Russians have been trying since 1945 to get Uie western Allies out of Berlin and bring the entire city under their dominance.—Berlin U. S. Troop commander MaJ.-Gen. Maxwell Taylor. • * « Women don't decide their fashions and dres» designers . . . don't create them. Both are led to the fashion blindly by forces beyond their control.—London fine arts museum keeper Jame* Laver. • • • Election returns . . . confirm our survey find- Ings. It's good to be eating pheasant instead of crow.-Dr. George Gallup, director of the famoiu Callup poll. • » . We must not forget lhat the conflict with the Soviet Union has also become Intensified In the economic and political fields. The Soviet Union is trying desperately to capitalize on the swelling social economic pressures now dominant throughout the world—University of North Carolina president Gordon Gray. • * « If I sound like «. housewife who doesn't cax« whclher she ever makes another movie, that'* right.—Alice Fa>-e, olf the screen tor live jetxi. "Now, Who's Getting Off to Give This Lady a Seat?" Peter Edson's Washington Column — HSTs Dander Is Up These Days- He s Mailing Those Letters Now WASHINGTON' (NEA1— H.S.T.S hot letter to Washington Post muiic critic Paul Hume, who had \n-it«n an unflattering review' of Margaret Truman's concert in \V£5jiinBton, was a sharp reversal of Presfdem Truman's old form. It'was the first j slip of this kind for the President's Iccter criticizing tha u. S. Marines was an- i other e.xampis o» i how h i s quick i temper som€tizne5 flares up. The President's practice *'nen he Peter Edyjn first went into the White House was mush different. He burned Easily, then a. now. But in the early days he tried to dictate these hot letters, sho-s- theoi to one or two of his intimates, then tear up the paper ind throw it in the wastebaiket. This relieved his temper End made him feel better. Also, it hurt nobody e!se'= leel- ings and it saved the President from a lot of criticism. _ It's dropping thse hot letters in the mail that gets him into 53 much trouble. Birefool BOT with Eiplaiulion When U. S. Marshall plan Administrator William C. poster was in Burma, he followed the native custom in taking off his shoes before emerine one of the temples. HE toot olf not only his shoes, but his sorks as well, ThEn, barefooted, he walked through toe streets and ::i:o the American embassy. Tnis msce s big hit vdlh the Burmese "ho saw him, thouch it surprised the American diplomatic staff no end. He hsd to explain thst his msin reason was that he wanted to gift his Sett a coo-3 disinfecting bita before he put his shoss and s->:ks back on aeain. It's Never Endinr, This Spending HcdrtcE Republican Congressman Robert r. Rich of Pennsylvania, who for most o! his 20 years In Congress nss oiEdE famous his economy sp-:Ech of "Where you going to get tha monsy?" has now had his idea put into poetry. Sitting in committee room the other morning. oe was handed these lines: We must balance our budgEt and conserve our cash, Or wejl meet the same fate as Truman's haberdash. To these lines. Representative Rich added some of his own. and put them into the Congressional Record: My colleagues, look into the need O( this European and Asiatic blending. It's your duty to heed— Little lending, no giving, less spending. Right "Back at Him When Internation Bank President Eugene R. Black was in Yugoslavia discussing loan possibilities with Marshal Tito, they swapped cigars. Tito presented his guest with a big, rough black stogie, made ot native tobacco and strong like the kick of a mule. In return, Mr. Black handed the marshal an American Corona, mild and smooth and wrapped In cellophane. Tito took it, looked It over, smellod it. lighted It. and pronounced It a itood cigar. "Now." said Mr. Black, "you look like a capitalist." " They carried on their discussions through interpreters, tn the course of ths talk, Mr. Black went into one ol his theories that all wars in history had really been caused by See EDSON on Fife 13 IN HOLLYWOOD BT ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) _ Behind let 11 be . man's world" the Screen: The day that contracts- Down, si-.i M»'cedes' with- were signed for Francis X. Bush-i Tailored 'clothes voting "moving ""? 'V v 5 '- K ' ng SaUl In " £ * vid ;Jeei h^'loa. poiitical I'nS spo ?£ and Bathsheoa." two studio secrt- ; talk and har.eing out in b-rs tari« met at lunchtlme. ; - At , im> . £h | ^5 ••[ thought 'Isn't it wonderful. Bushman's women sh^ld even give up their been signed, enthused Secretary, careers. Thin I decided we should NO. !. a gray-haired woman in her t have them, b-jt rerer to th»m only j —._ —,...., .,ui tciti i/j mern only ^ I ''i. 'Oh, THAT little thing. I work "Bushman," mused the second i J 115 ' w keep my hands busy.' " secretary, a young chick, "that's Greatest story a horse, isn't It?" rne Biuica , cycl( , contlnucj _ A * | behind-the-scenes deal is underway MOM may use Ava Gardner's ; to bring Gourgcn Yam'kian's brisk- own warbling in "Show Boat" in- ] selling novel. "The Triumph ol stead ol the Annette Warrtn o'ub i Judas I.s:arct" to the screen, that has already "been ri«ndtd. ; Tallulah Bznkheaci's radio lilt has The more the high bras< hears ; exhibitor* begging exchanges for Ava's voice, the better they like it.' prints of her old pictures. Her last . . . The inside straight on MGMs was "Life Brat." "Inside Straight" is that it's the: old "Lucky Baldwin" script once. first completed movie about the oab.c-s dar.en- Korean war awaiting the okay of "-- '•'-- Department Is Lipprrl'j ' Ons ' to "The Slccl _ Palsy . . _ Sam Gold»yn has two war pic- I O'Connor /MonaM'* niece) and ture» cooking. One's about (he Myrrta Torme (.Mel's sistcrl ire j training of ground forces and Ihe busting out u i moviclonn »on|c- other, "I Want Ycm," Is almost a I writing tram. . . . Lct's-hope-lt- sequel to "The Best Years of Our j docsn*l-alart-a-fad - riept.: Jennl- Mve«." About the calling of rcserv- ( fer Jones tot« around a pel foi cub and South won with the king. South could count only six top tricks In the major suits, and one pofsibie club. He therefore had to bring in the diamonds In order to make his game contract; and he quiw properly went after the diamonds at once. At the second trick South led the ten of diamonds and let it ride (or a fine.vse to East's queen. At this point East could defeat the contract by returning clubs— but he had to lead the correct club. East, actually chose to return the club that would have been proper If he had been making the opening lead. In other words, East returned the queen of clubs. Dummy won with the king of clubs, and declarer continued the diamonds, west took the ace of diamonds, and returned a club, permitting East to take his ace and Jack. Now declarer's ten of clubs controlled the fourth round oi that suit, and South was sure to make game and rubber. East should have set the contract ny the simple expedient of returning the six of clubs Instead of the TUESDAY, DECEMBEB 19, 1953 Spain's Bid for ( Rock y May Be Turn to West By DelVITT !...,„..„„.,. M' Foreign Affairs Analyst aenerallssimo Franco's reltera- tlon of Spain's claim to (he mighty rock of Gibraltar, which has been a British possession for nearly 250 yeuis. Invites speculation as to Just what his excellency Is up to. The Spanish chief of state's pronouncement climaxed a fortnight's press nnd radio campaign lor the re-turn of Gibraltar to Spain, and was In the form of an Interview In Ihe newspaper Arriba, organ of the l-'alangc, the government party. Franco approved the motives behind the campaign, and declared Glbrallnr was a ripe fruit "which one day must fall into Spain's hands." Hoivevw, he safrt this wasn't the lime to raise the issue. All this obviously Is a play to attract the attention of the outside world. Why? Is General Franco Th« DOCTOR SAYS B.v KimiN P. .JOJIIM.V. ,M. I). Written for NEA Service The question of Inheritance of cancer Is important. Some facts nn this problem are known, and some are not. There seems to be tittle doubt that cancer Li more common in some families than in others, though this does not mean that cancer is inherited In the strict souse of the word. Much of n-hat we know about Hie inheritance of cancer comes front studies made in mice. The work which hss been done in mouse cancer does not mean that- what happens to mice will happen in ex- iicily the same way to human be- inss. By many careful studies on these animals, however. It has been found that certnin.strains of mice do develop the qualities of inheriting cancer, through this Is not cancer in general, but only a certain kind of cancer. In other words, s:me strains of mice are likely to develop lung cancer, but unlikely to develop breast, cancer whereas others show • 'he return of the . fishing "rock?" one suspect* he hss somethln. more practical up his sleeve f OJ course, for centuries Spain ha. wanted return of Gibraltar, still franco knows very n-ell that John Bull Isn't at this late date goln»io give up R possession which VWtt once the sentinel of the wesleTn Mediterranean and the histori, symbol of Britain's strength "Rock" Like a Plum 'The "rock" sticks out of Spain', side l,ke a plum ln a Chrl trr, ' pudding, n is a Wen mounUh? of gray marble, 2", miles Ions; an* *'• of a mile wide at Its greatest breadth. It is 1.439 feet tall ,t if] extreme height^ and rises almost • I can't remember how many°tlm?i I've sailed by Gibraltar, but never have I ceased to wonder at thl« huge fortress which nature .threw "P at one of the world's strategic snors. ri.'c »oii«^ n._ ..,._ * . of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean „Honeycomb of Guns The rock" | s honeycombed tv!(h forts nnd sun emnhceme-,ts AM h«. er L- , Br -"" shaclows Is 'lie naval base which is so important lo main lalnmg the British life-line to I Far East, through the Mediterran ean and the Suez Canal Britain"" communications with her envoi depended oh Glbrpltsr in rby s JlT long past. And In the l?st two »#*•: wars this base was t-sed not n^rT England but by the Allied French and American navies. No, Franco doesn't expect to eel Gibraltar. It strikes me that the real purpose of his extraordinary, interview is disclosed In one brief paragraph. After saying that mod ern weanons m-ke. Gibraltar uo onger a fortress which can be held -• he added: "Today Spnln Is the terrltorv of real value, with her numerous ports capable of sheltering her fleets and those of her allies: her large and numerous airdromes ready Mr ~~?" ern squadrons of planes lo" Insure safely to all at the western end of the Mediterranean. And all this Is backed by an orderlv nation of 28 000.000 inhabitants " mice to develop J™.* a particular kind of cancer Is influenced by other things as well. In breast cancer, for example, the mother seems to be more important than the father in determining the chances of developing this 'condition. The milk with which they were fed. and the diet also play Madrid. The boycott was a protest some part in the development O f.'>'!ainst Franco's one-party regime, cancer in susceptible mice. j It has seemed rather strange to European- nations in the mountine world crisis? Last month the United Nations General Assembly voled — with American support—to lift a ban effective since early 1948 and permit members to send ambassadors to Now all this is very interesting but what people really want to know is the answer to such questions as these: "My lather and grandfather died of cancer—what are my chances?" or "My identical twin^brother has a cancer of the stomach—should I be examined for it too?" Questions such as these cannot be answered with absolute- certainty. However, the second question can be answered more accurately than the first. Identical twins are derived from the same sperm and egg, and have the same heredity; if cancer develops in one, therefore, the other should be examined and carefully watched. Non-identicsl twins are no more likely to develop cancer of the same organ at the same age than any other brothers or sisters. Don't B« Alarmed Cancer in the family history such as was suggested In the first question. Is not a cause for alarm, but merely an indication for caution. Inheritance is probably not the only factor involved In the development of cancer, but these who have a strong family tendency to this disease should be particularly care'ul to have periodic examinations which will discover anything many, to say the least, to see the Democracies label Franco as the bad lad of Europe because of dictatorship, while, they continued to piny ball with numerous other totalitarian regimes. However, we con let that pass now. Since Franco Is no longer on.^k banned list, and seems to be open to siigseslicns, some observers believe he should be invited to bring his big standing army and other resources Into the western Eurone defense system. That seems to bs what he Is looking for. 75 Years Ago Today A son was b-rn early today lo Mr and Mrs. Oscar Hnrdaway at the Blytheville hospital. The baby, who weighs six pnd a fourth pounds, has been named Oscar Oakley Hardaway. Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech and their cousin. Miss Peggy McKell. win leave January 1. for New York frnm where they will sail on the "Fran- coula" for a wcrld cruise. They will be away five months. From the files of 20 years aso: At the party of the Gill'Care Ci'b last evening at the Woman's cl'ib, ists lo active duty. • • • Orson Welles, with fresh caplu! In his moneybags ts preparing Xo shoot two pictures In Germany. . . . It's Arlenc Dahl's first heavy role In MGM's "N T o Questions Asked," She went to the front o!,'ice and begged for a type change. Added Attractions There's a sign on a buildin? near Warner Bros, reading: "Lodgers taken. Good food, fresh air. excellent view of Virginia Mayo, Dork Day. Joan Crawford, etc." This U for ladles only. Magnolias Ananymous wants you. You need MA. The Idea is Mercedes McCambrldge's. Modern women, she says, are to aggressive. "Women are so cockeyed capable who needs 'em? There's no air of mystery about women any more. Skirts are up but what's interesting?' ' As Mercedes sees it: "Every Independent woman I know Is neurotic and unhappy. Magnolias Anonymous Is the answer. It's time for the women of Amerlc* (n feign Incompetence, learn how to blush ajaln. become U»« D»u«hUn of Little \Yoruen md j most of the font^e In British-made "Gone lo Earth." One of those "Born Yesterday" ciitlcs, invited on an out-of-town Junket to premiere a new picture came up with a mnlaprop worthy of Judy Ifolllday. She was Introduced from the state of the theater and gushed Into the mike: "You know. I just love to go on these Junctions." • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Service One Good Lead Con Ruin Contract When you make the opening lead, you can see only your own thirteen cards. Later on, when you can also ;ec the dummy, you may lol- low entirely different principles In selecting a lead. A good player docs not confuse the two situations. West opened the four of spades. NORTH »Q3 » KJ872 *K83 WEST BAST * 1086-13 4972 V 1062 » A63 *74 South 1 V 2N.T. Pan ¥ J87 5 • Q4 + AQJJ SOUTH (D) 4k AK V AK9 4 • 1095 * 10952 Both vul. WrM North T.tfk Pass 2 » Pass 3 N. T. Paw Pass Pau Opening lead—4i 4 queen. It was turtle clear that all defense was hopeless unless West could gain the lead. And If west could do that, there was no need for East to waste one ol his precious club honors. If East returned his low club, dummy would win with tho eight. West would win the diamond continuation and return his remaining club. Tills would permit East to t?ke his three top clubs, setting the contract. wrong corly enough for successful i " le S««ts v-'ere Dr. and Mrs. M. treatment. " °- , Usre >'. Mr - ancl Mrs .- C. R. Bab- Thls does not mean constant I ™, h \j vlr ' "nd Mrs Doj'lc Render- worry about cancer, but It does!;?"' „; a " d ^l rs nV '™ r Biay and mean reasonable caution and Helens tur'"'- d' Joy " er '- A de " nrompt discovery of any tumor, In|^ nc | ] a t Pr 'i n {-h ' e^n'^^tf.^l this way i-ore and more lives are «as enjoyed with Jimmle BoyrT orchestra furnishing the music. being saved. Screen Star Answer to Previous Puzzle 5 Genus of true olives 6 Grate 7 Pronoun 8 Lampreys 9 Repair 10 Brazilian . macaw 11 Hospital resident physician 12 Requirements 17 Rough lava 23 Abjured 24 Penetrales HORIZONTAL 1,9 Depicted actress 13 Intersllced 14 Sea eagle 15 Depends 16 Woolly 18 Symbol for lii 19 Snooze 20 Sorrowful 21 Editor (ab.) 22 Possessed 24 Bitter vetch 25 Observe 27 Hostelry 28 Negative reply 26 Eternities 29 Delirium 27 Notion tremens (ab.) 32 Erected 30 Within 31 Eye (Scot.) 32 Legal point 33 Limb 35 Scalier 36 Plant juice 38 Ancestor of Ph»r»ohs 39 Moccasin 42 Here (Fr.) 45 Symbol for selenium M Fleet 18 Explosive 50 Expensive M Her roles ar» like those of Marit 53 Icelandic myth 54 Splinters VERTICAL 1 Morass 2 Spheres of action I Unit of reluctance 4 Connect 34 Subdue 35 Barter 37 Equals 39 Brazilian seaport 40 Paid notice in a newspaper 4) Low fellows 42 Shrub genut 43 Expense 4-1 Present month (ab.) 47 Insane 49 Island (Fr.) 52 Symbol for rhodium

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