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FAOTFOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAT t. TM BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS mm COURIER KEWS co. H. W. HAINES, Publisher BAMtY A. HAINES. AuUUnt Pubttahsr A. A. WIEDRIOKSON, Editor PAOL D. HUMAN. Advertising Mantcer Safe N»Uon»l Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmcr Co, Ne* York, Chicago, Detroit, Att&nka, Uecnphk. Entered u second class matter >k the pott- oMc* at Blythevllle, Arkaruu, under act of Con- October 9, I'll. Member of The Associated Prest SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ot Blylhevllle or any suburban town wher» carrier service i* maintained. 26c per week. By matl. within a radius of 50 miles, »5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, 11.25 for three month*; by mail outside SO mile zone, 112.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And he it (he propitiation tar our shisi and n*t for ours only, but also for the sins ot the wkofe world.—1 John 2:Z. • • • The saviour of mankind Himself, in whose blameless life malice could find no act to Impeach, has been called in question /or words spoken.—Macaulay. t • • — Barbs Summer bugs usually fly In about June—and the rest ol us go bugs about July. * * • The mort be-bop and jazz lh»l IB composed, the fewer people who listen to U will be. » • » Onion sets are on the market asain—» hint of the first real breath of spring. • * * A man got a divorce In England because his wife tried to set him on fire with oiled r*ft. We know who was carrylni the torch. * * • The funniest thing annul some TV performers is that they really think they are. Rerouting of Highway 18 Into City Long Overdue The changing of State Highway 18'a twisting entry into the western outskirts of Biytheville has been dis'cussecl off and on for a number of years, and such a project is long overdue, j This idea was injected into the news again this week when the Chamber of Commerce board of directors adopted a resolution urging that the highway b« rerouted. Blythevilla long ago outgrew the narrow strip that is South 21st Street and also purports to be a state highway. This vicinity had outgrown Highway 18 ^•est of here long before anything was done about it. When Highway ]8 was widened and Improved, this work was halted' about & mile from Blytheville's city limits, presumably to make it possible to reroute the highway. Actual rerouting of Highway 18, however, is up to the state and all we can do here is keep asking that this be done. We had to keep asking to get the highway west of here improved and finally it was done. Perhaps if we keep sounding off, the state will eventually reroute Highway 18 around the South 21st Street bottleneck. It probably will take a lot of asking and this bypass, like Rome, won't be built in a day. Riddle of U.S. Inconsistency Puzzles Backward Nations Three events in recent days must have left the people of certain backward and poverty-ridden areas of the world a little puzzled as to what's going on under Uncle Sam's tall gray hat. President Truman took occasion to praise the work of this country's Point Four program of aid to underprivileged countries. Point Four, based on the principle of helping others to help themselves— agriculturally, industrially, and educationally—is one of this country's strongest forces in combatting the inroads of communism among peoples most susceptible to it. Much of the work of the program has been concentrated in those countries from the Mediterranean eastward to the Pacific, along Russia's southern border. Reports from these areas indicate the program is having its effect, both from the simple humane standpoint and from the standpoint of winning us friends where we most need them. And successful giving being somehow the difficult task it is—for even th* neediest look often with ill favor upon their benefactor—the reaction to our aid is heartening. But no sooner had the President spoken in praise of this laudable program than the United States lowered the boom on Tunisia in that North African country's fight for independence from the French. H happened when this country declined to vote either way on whether the French-Tunisian question should be brought before the United Nations Security Council for discussion. The Pakistan delegate, president of the Security Council'and spokesman for the Asian-African group which sponsored Tunisia's case, said the date would go down in history "as the day when the foundations were laid for the suppression of free discussion in the United Nations." He said, in a rather touching attempt at American lingo, that America's refusal to take a stand on the matter was "the most unkindnst cut of all." When the votes ware tabulated, he added, an abstention had the same result as voting against having the Security Council discuss the question. The effect of this is by no means lost on other countries, similar in many ways to Tunisia, where we are trying to gel results with our Point Four program. It's true that for the sake of political and military units in Kurope at this time, the United Stales must get along with France. But the people of backward countries we are helping—many of which have just achieved self-determination—may well question how at the same time we can in effect back the French colonial policy. Fortunately for us the balance was tipped somewhat in our favor by n third event which came about without much fanfare or public notice, but which nevertheless means a great deal in the subject under discussion. The Ford Foundation, in announcing it had made grants totaling over $22,000,000 last year for world betterment, disclosed that $6,550,000 wont to improve the standard of living in India, Pakistan, and the Middle East. That's money from a private source In the United States and it was spent without the encumbrances of diplomatic policy. It should carry some weight in those countries where we need all the weight we can get. Let's hope so. Views of Others 'This Is Untrue' The lie direct is flung at the President In the Collier's magazine article evoked by Mr. Truman's attack In his own book on James F. Byrnes. The former Secretary of slate and present Governor of South Carolina lias not been mlncieri to take that lying down. If anything, Governor Byrnes Is more articulate than Truman. Chapter and verse he clU?s to add, "Tills ts untrue." There is a school of thought which holds that the office of President Is so sacrosanct that the charge of uttering untruths should not be made. As a policy that can be adopted only if the man who happens to be President sticks to the truth. The office ought to be above fIImflam- ming the public In personal interest. Unfortunately, It has been occupied at tlmrs by some men who have thought n lie excusable if U Justified their ends. The average human being—and Mr. Truman Is a very average human being—always regards his own ends as meritorious. Mr. Truman exercised questionable taste In miiklni: his diaries available while lu office for the book, "Mr. President.' By doing so he capitalized on the presidency nnd used the prtvstlse of the office to give aright to ex parte opinion with the gulUblo public. Presidential ethics have been on the downgrade for a long time new, There has been no reversal of the trend In the Truman tenure. So It is useful fnr a mnn who has dealt with Truman policies at first hand to be available for necessary rejoinder. - -Dallas Morning News SO THEY SAY "I Like These Battles—I Always Win!" A Peter Edson'j Washington Column — Japanese Peace Treaty Ends Many of Truman War Powers WASHINGTON —(NEA)— President Truman's seizure of the st«el Industry to prevent a strike lias aroused so much antagonism in Congress that the whole subject of presidential emergency powers U bound to come up for revision. An opportunity to consider this issite arises automatically In Congress within the next 60 days. The chance to restrict the President's powers comoK indirectly from ratification of the Japanese p e ace treaty on April 20, ThiA will mark the «nd of the last existing state of war' declared In 1041. With Ihe making of this peace some 150 of the Peter Ed Kin President's statutory war powers would come to nn end. About 60 of these powers are considered Important for carrying on the "state of emergency" which President Truman proclaimed Dec 16, 1050, after the outbreak of the Korean fighting, * • * THKOUCill THE Bureau of the Budget and the Deportment of Defense, President Truman has asked Congress to renew these 60 war powers until six months after the end of this Korean emergency. Because of the press of other business—and an Easter vacation— Congress has had' time only to grant the Prfcsidcnt R 60-day ext«n si on of these emergency powers. Is runs to June 30. " ! In considering renewal of these powers, however, Congress will have a chance to tack on any amendment it choosps to curb the President's powers to seize industry, start another Korean war in, sny Fndo -china, or any thine else that coiiRMsinnal whim or the political temper of the times may dictate. Big books have been written and more and bigger books will be written on this subject of the powers of the U.S. President. The reason that the lirnit, of these powers has never been defined. These powers are of two kinds— Constitutional and statutory. The latter are .specific powers granted by act of Conprcss. The former are broad and general. Together they make any U.S. President while in office one of the most powerful heads of a state the world has eve: known, even though he may be kicked out every four years. • • • ARTICLE TWO of the US. Constitution says .simply that, "The Executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America." Section two of this Article specifics in brief that the President shall be Coinmanrtcr-in-Chl'ef of the Army anti Navy. ... He shall have the power to make treaties, by R with the consent of the Senate. , The President shall have the power lo rill up all vacancies. ... He shall give to the Congress information on the stale of the union. ... He shnl take care that the ln\re be faithfully executed. . . . He shall be removed from office, on impeachment . . . for high crimes and misdemeanors. Under this broad grant of power Thomas Jefferson purchased Louisiana. James Monroe declared the ^tonroe Doctrine. Abraham Lie ccln freed the slaves. Franklin D Roo?rvelt promulgated the Atiantii Charter. And President Harry Tru man sent U.S. trnops from Japan into Korea to stop Communist ag grcf-sion. None of these acts may have been authorized by any specific languar In the US. Constitution or In an; law. But they have stuck. PRESIDENT Franklin Hoosevel Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD -- (NEA) — Ezlo inza usually clams up when he s tossed questions about "Mr. Im- erlum" and "Strictly Dlshonor- ble/' his only two starring movies or MGM, But he let me know to- ft y that he's nne not "one leetle wet" downhearted about his movie r«r. In Hollywood /or FDA'S "Tonight e Sing" and his NBC-TV program. Ezio admitted that he's wide ipen for movie parts "eef" . , "Eef they're believable," the Enchanted Evening man satd. "Only .hing I believe &es I should switch 'rom being lover to actor who ees character man and leading man ill een one. "I dt>n' wan' tn be a wishy-washy ype lover. T don' wan' be a lover at all. A love scene I will play, yes, possible that • character lead- man should make Inve. Ee* b«s(, though, that It shoud be sc natural It could happen, like 'South Pacific.' " Ezio on critical comment that i Lana Turner was much too young to be his movie co-star: "Lana ees not 16 years old. My wife ees younger than Lana and nobody says our marriage is not believable." Sam Goldwyn. as Ed Murrow's TV guest, was askod if he thought people would continue to go out to the movies when they could get free TV at home. "Of course," said Sam, "People have cooks, but they still go out lo dine." And how much do you pay your cook? • * • That Impersonation, knitting and all, that mimic Arthur Blake did of Eleanor Roosevelt in Pox's "Diplomatic Courier," has been scissored from the film. Mrs. FDR wouldn't okay it. • • • Rory Calhoun and Llta Baron are confiding to Intimates that they have a transaction with the stork reau around September . . . Jane Wyman's kidney condition !B kicking up again and surgery may be necessary if a long rest period doesn't alleviate the pain . . . Elsa. Agulrre, the Ava Gardner ot the Mexican film industry, is raising th" blood pressure of studio talent scr -is She's touring the west coast at S3000 per week. • • • Real reason for Anne Baxter's new platinum blonde locks and willingness to pose for cheesecak* photos Is her yen for zippier roles. • • • Now It's 'Cordon McRae who wants tn Join Hope and Crosby in the Rrilhh Open Golf tournament. He's been burnlnr up th» slick Thunderblrd Country Club course at Palm Springs . , . Danny Thomas, who has entertained at plenty of Ihem. flnall irets a testimonial banquet n! his on n .Fune 2 ... nan Dalley and his Monde Marie Allison are b»ek tojtelher again, with no hint IB their ardor of last uonth'i squabbles. Paul Hocrhuli, in Press, reports that the Houston Dorothy La- ssued more than 3900 executive or ere during 12 years in office, nder the claimed authority of his Constitutional powers as chief exe- utive. These orders were not I aw.*, The dispute still rages as to whether they were Constutional. But again, they stuck. In addition to these Constitution- j at powers. Presidents Roosevelt and Truman had during the war years some 600 sfcatuatory, emergency powers. They were all dumped on ,he President's desk by net ol Congress to meet new emergencies as ,hey aroM. The well-known 80th Congress tried to wipe the slate clean on a lot of these World War II powers, but the eraser didn't work too well. An "end of hostilities" was officially declared in effect Dec. 31, 1946. That wiped some 50 powers off the woks. Another 200 minor war powers were ended the following July. The big Decontrol Act of the following October terminated most of the ail- ttwrity in the First and Second War Powers Acts. That look away the President's power to reorganize government agencies almost at will. Of the economic controls, authority to fix rent ceilings was almost the only one carried over and even that was limited. There still remained some 360 war powers and this list was further extended when President Truman d&- cLared a national emergency in December, 1950, Defense Mobilisation Acts then gave him still further powers to manage the economy and the armed force*. Many of these powers are routine, like permitting the Department ol Defense to examine the books of war contractors. Others, like authority to assume control of transportation and strengthening the espionage laws are of top Importance. lo see that justice is done and that nobody's feelings are hurt. It was clear that North's "Ooop.s" had started t h e trouble and that East should not be penalized for an out-of-turn bid. And as long as North Insisted he had not passed, Lnndy ruled that the "Ooops" was a bid of less than one club. The bidding continued as shown in the diagram, and South became the declarer fit three no-tntrnp This was a normal contract, but expert defense defeated it. West opened the nine of clubs and East properly played the eighl motir"s two-year-old son. Tommy, says "Lala, mommy." when he "has to go." Now Dottle's blushing. Her name in "Road to Bali" will be Lalaht Fashion designer Estelle Allardale Is pooh-poohing cracks about Marilyn Monroe being Hollywood's worst-dressed star. Says Estelle: "That dame can shop In a bargain basement and still have pent- ouse elegance." * * * Outspoken Elsa Manchester te ad- mling that she was miffed with er reception as a night club en- ertainer In London this fall. "Thev didn't like me helng Amer- nnized," she wailed. "I had mm?* y American, writers and they r*- crited that In someone born In and. The press said .cruel hin^s about me. I left IB days nrlier than I had planned." * • * Carole Lombard's old movie hit, 'Nothing Sacred," Is headed for Broadway i\s a musical. Julie Styne and Leo Robin ere writing the core . . . Elizabeth Arden is listen- ng to film offers for her fabulous ifc nnd career story. Nothing de- 'inite yet . . . RKO reports that an actor named Adonis DeMtlo (?) jickcd up an extra's check for a day's work In "The Korean Story." of clubs instead of the "normal" play of the queen. It was clear since West had 1 e d his highest club, that South had ace-jack-ten in the suit. South was sure to .win two club tricks, and East wnntec to make sure that South won the first trick. Declarer won with the ten o! clubs and enlered dummy with r heart to return the nine of din monds. This wns allowed to rid as a finesse, losing to West's queen. West then returned hiF deuce of clubs, and this time Eas put up the queen to force on Sou th's ace. South couldn't make his con and dia tract without the diamonds, the moment he led another mon East stepped up with t h ace lo cash Jhe rest of the clubs Two diamonds and three club were enough to Bet the game con tract. If East had'played the queei of clubs at the first' trick, Soutl would, have played the ten. Eas would continue the suit, and Sout: would win with the jack. Noi West would be out of clubs whe he got in with the niieen of dia monds, and South would h a v time to bring in the long diamon suit. the Doctor Says— By EBWTX P. JO/ROAN, M. D. Written for N'EA Service The government hi Washington Is In such a chaotic state that an hnnpst invr.stiizator, no matter ho\v capable, can be made lo look like n tool.—Newbold Morris. » » « Chit here in the West \vhrre men arc supposed to be men. you eat them (clanisi cooked.—Eastern Seaboard clam-eating champion Izzy v>'i-in- traub. • • * 1 think Ihe FBI is capable of ativijlng me as to the existence of any corruption and who the particular wrong-doers are. — Judge James F. McGranery. » * * So many sad soncs come out of the vodins now that they'll find the sets haye been corroded by tears.—Song satirist Stan Frcberg. * * » It happened on the Republican side and 1 guess 1 had no busu-e.^s bring over there.—Congressman Brent Spfnce (D.-Ky.) after tripping on » <tep In U-.« KOUM chamber. Human (vines, frequently develop true, stranne habits \vhich may be most; anoyniK. althmich not dangerous lo life or general health. Q- -Several years ago my father was dune from a train, striking his forrhoarl nncl he was knocked nn- Curious. A—Troth jtrindinir Is n"Up rom- mon amnne rlilltircn and not c\aT-t- ly rare evrn amnnjt crowmipR. It probahlv should I* ronstrtcrrd a habit disorder, closely rclMrd to ollirr forms of sleep disturbances. <,irli as wakrfnlt.r«. n 1 ™'™:"" and (alkinc dnrlnc sleep. to do pi- have had anything this? Mrs. M. A _ This is » hlshlt lechnleal qticsllon. bin the probability IK thak the answer Is nn. H floes seem within the realm of possibility th»t kirtnev present before the accident, and that Hie aceldenl caused the 75 Years Ago In B/ythevil/e— Plans were announced today lor the marriage of Miss Peggy McKeel and William Lawshe. The wedding is to be solemnized on May 17. E. B. Gee. Jr.. is confined to his home with chicken pox. A son has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Jim P. Harwell. S*ems there have be«u a lot of res^xn&tioaft of men from g O-T e r n « eni job* b e c a n •• they said lh«T had to jet out and make a f trine for their famUle*. It 1 e a y e * then open to •uspi- cton — that is. n of honest. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE This Is an Odd Bid, But It Did Happen By OSWALD JACOBT Written for NKA Scnrie* Ever henr of an opening bid of less than one club? Such & bid was actually made at the recent Eastern States Tournament. East dropped a few cards on the Down on the Form Answer to Previous Puzzle Vhvslcal farlors such as diseased infection lo become worse, but «Ten tnnsils. especially In children, (his Is entirely speculation, should he riilrd mil. bill a mnrc, •' • • likely cause Is tension nnd anxiety, i Q Please explain the difference Attention should he raid to eating : between concenltal and hereditary foods which are nol Irritating in as applied to disease and physical the particular nerson. and perhaps appearance The definition In my diet bfhits should be chanced dictionary Is ronfuslne. R.M. somewhat, particularly In Ihe eve-, ,\ — The difference Is eonfnstnjr, hut there Is a difference. A disease or conrlitlnn which Is trnly Inherited Is present in the (term eel! nf one or hnth parents, unrt I* called a tcne. A roncenftal condition, i bonerer. )<; not present In the seeds * e.f tlie narcnls. hut U acquired be- ivoman can-! f° rr hlrlh. nine. rouble causes for tension should he considered. U Is possible that the teeth uould he «orn down hy loo vigorous and Ions-continued that Q Is it tt no! roneelve If she breast-feeds a '*" example of the latter Is con nnd has no period during lac-! tenilal uphills. This condition, im- tation? Mrs, A.M.n. I "K 0 * lr " e hereditary disease, ean A - Menstruation ean occur In; or tm T* '"d the child can »row to ..ooien who are nursine Ihelr ha-1 ™"""> »nd have Children w h- Wej. and Indeed prepnanry ran; " ll anv ''"nee of their Inhrnlln- take place durlnz Ihe period nf, ln: " nr ' 1< ^ l i"n. lactalion before Ihe relurn of the j ' »»ni«». U *Uuc word*, tt li net i Rtvi Oouru: M<m rln^rtX NOKTH <B *Q8I VAKQ4 4>9S5 W*ST VJ108652 EAST AKJ71 4> ASS + KQI54 SOUTH AA16I ¥93 »K J 10 ST Neither side vul, Cut &Mtk WeM Ooops! 1^ 14* Pass 1 V P»ss I N.T. 2 N.T. Pass 1 N.T. Pan Pan Opening Iwid—+• Paw HORIZONTAL 1 Farm Implement, di«k 7 Another farm implement, the hay <• 13 Interstice 14 Armed fleet lo Retainer 16 Manchurian port 17 Hebrew ascetic 3 Scottish sheepfoltJj 4 Lassoed 5 Genus of trilobites 6 Existed 7 Youth 8 Speaker 9 Mohammedan noble to Challenge 11 English statesman 12 Rave 20 Invoke H A 0 * G e e A A 0 P * S U e s a o E P 1 E A F U M A «j c> z \ •*! S L_ 1 S E C? 11 S B A C E O V D * "T o = N = = 3 O S l_l vj T 1 N A A A =C 2 T f£ ;'i' M [J T 1 C. _ = ~> f '•:>, N =: € T e £ C S v W I e i C? 1 & : L_ A s* i *& S 1 *- ~S A, R C££ A f- T k P T B R M 1 b NJ 9 E B T b 1 a. c 5- A. * A. 5 0 & n e & 0 28 Far oft (comb, form) 59 Son of Seth 30 A farmer seed 45 He often h*4 jiired 4« Pertaining to grand parenftc 47 Companion floor, nnd North said "Ooops!" East thought he hud heard a pass, so he bid one club, ijut North was the denier and he insisted he hadn't passed, so they called Al- vln Lantly, the tournament director, for a ruling. .Lantly knows t h e rules backwards and forwards, but he also lo itrttch Uwm M « J.5r«rt »•« «od :ch (ab.) 20 Bustle 22 Possess 25 Parts 'SI Levantine ketch 33 Qualified 34 Cotton fabric 35 Feminine appellation '38 Observe 37 Important farm Implement SI ReemergM 41 Worm 42 Entire 43 Hebrew deily 45 Norwegian town 4B Traps 53 Eludes 55 Princely stronghold 56 Dormant 57 Depose 58 Farmers assure of foodstuff for mankind 59 Capes VERTICAL 1 Plow clevis 21 instrument for 3 ? Head: covering 48 Arabia stamping dates 39 Forefather 22Eskers *° Legislative 23 Decline 24Shipot Columbus 26 Artist's frame 27 High mount body 4 A farmer's work from dawn lo dusk 49 Look over 50 Routes (ab.) 51 Otherwise 52 Harden! 54 Farmers k««0 their pig* to n 2*t

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