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PAGE SIX ' BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.) COURFER NEWS THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS . • , TH* COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HA1NES, Publisher JAMES U VERHOEFP Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Bolt Nttioni) Advertising Representative*: Wallac« Winner Co. New Vork, Ohlcajo, Detroit, Atlanta. MeraphU. . • •Entered u «econd claa* matter at the post- o((lo« at BIythevllle, Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 8, 1817. • Member oJ The Associated Pies* « SUBSCRIPTION SLATES: By carrier In the city ol Blythevilie or any ' suburban town where carrier service u main•' Ulned, 20c per week. 01 85o pei moii'to By mall, within a radius of 60 miles (4.W per year. S2.00 lor six months, $100 foi three months; bj mail outside 50 mile lone $10.00 per year ' payable Ln advance, Meditations For all these liavc of llielr abundance cast In ' unlo (he offerings of Ooii: bul she of her penury halh cast in all llio living Iliat she liail.—Luke 21:4. • * • He who has never denied himself for the sa^e of giving has but glanced at 1 he Joys of charily. We owe our superfluity, and to be happy In the performance of our duty we must exceed it.— Mme; Swetchine. Barbs Rumors do about as good a Job of spoiling friendships as roomers do In spoiling marriages. * * * Dropping In on pfoplc Is a friendly gesture that usually v gums up the evening pl&ns of the other folks. * * ' * • A decline in hitch-hiking is reported. Maybe because motorists are doing the thumbing—down: * '* * ] : Bui Id IDS has brought a shortage of plumbers, says a.ncws Item. Or are they just late? * * * An-Ohio woman, suing for divorce, says she i can't Hvo'on $750 a month. Lots of others who would just love to, can't either. Eisenhower Keeps Head In Unification Squabble Gen. Dwijfht D. Eisenhower was at his most statesmanlike the other day in testifying to Congress on the bitter inter-service squabble. He declined to get into tho melee. Instead, in a calm, precise way he devoted himself to clearing the air so everybody , could understand the dispute more eas- '•ily. He sought to lift botlrcongressional ' and Pentagon -thinking above the level .of present animosities and to gel things "into balance. '- Partisans of either the Navy or Air Force may have been disappointed that the general did. not take their side. But they should really be grateful that he did not. For in the end this controversy must be settled through reconciling opposing views—riot through crushing victory for one or the other. Eisenhower told the House Armed Services Committee the root of the trouble is the division of the service dollar. As he put it graphically: "Kach service wants into that pile svith its shovel." Stripped of its emotional fervor, the Navy's case is disclosed as largely a fear that it will be whittled down not through overt legal acts but through a choKing off of iuiiils it believes vital to most effective operations. On the other hand, to the Air Korcc it is basically a question of putting the most chips on those defense tasks that the Joint Chiefs of Sufi have given highest priority, such a s strategic bombing. Eisenhower helped the cause of unity on this money issue by reminding both the generals and the admirals that they had worked well together during the war. He advised them "not lo be too ready to call names or impugn motives" in this dispute, but rather to search for the same sort of co-operation they found in battle. To Eisenhower much of the current difficulty is an inescapable part of the struggle for a permanently unified command. "Stumbling and fumbling" is perfectly natural at this stage, he said. But the effort to unify must go on; it must not give way to discouragement because the obstacles seem great. • The injuiry into the armed services rift is now put off until January. ]n the intervening two months the nation will gain some idea whether unification has been advanced or retarded by this painful public aiving of differences. If military and naval officials accept Eisenhower's advice, they may now begin to move closer lo real service unity on a sounder footing than heretofore. Doubts and fears are out in the open, motives are known, and actions by each branch can be better understood. But if the top brass of Navy and Air Force proceed instead to entrench themselves in their widely separated present positions, January will find Congress with a knottier problem than it had when the hearing closed. Eisenhower spoke with the good of the country in mind. H would be uut'or- lunate for the nation were the genWals and admirals not to iieed his words and begin to patch up their differences in a new spirit of co-operation. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 Look at It This Way Federal spending for the year ending next July i is figured to reach about $'12,000,000,000. Sums iike that always baffle the imagination, so along comes Northwestern National Life insurance Company to help us understand what the total means. You've seen stacks of ?10 bills, in banks if nowhere else. Well, says the company, you'd have to pile $10 bills 2-10 miles high lo get ^,000,000,000. It you don't care to think about that, look at it another way. It means spending $80,000 a minute every minute for u whole year. No matter how you go at it, the thing sounds terribly expensive. Will He Try It? Cmdi'. Kugeue Tulom o£ Uie Navy told a House committee ;i man wearing culinary clothes woulil not sufl'oi- serious injury from an iilom bomb explosion it he stood at one end of a long Washington airport runway and tile bomb went o£t' at the other end That's a distance of a'mile and a fifth. The U. S- Atomic Energy Commission, summarizing' data on the atom ex- uloskms over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, would disagree with Talom. It says that flash burns would be serious even at two miles. Morever, it concludes that anyone that close surely would suffer "radiation sickness" probably resulting in death. Perhaps Talom hasn't quite caught up in his reading. Views of Others A Single Market for Europe A more and more insistent note in Paul Hoffman's public statements is that Europe become^ a single market. By that, ol course, he means a reduction or elimination ol trade barriers so that goods can flow Jreely among the countries of the continent. These trade barriers, which now balkanizc Europe, lucHiclc not only tarlfls, but export and import quotas, by which, nations arbitrarily set limits on goorls which can conic In or leave. It Is unfortunate that a stipulation looking toward free trade was not made at the very inception of the Marshall plan. In thai case, Europe , might now he well along the road to tree trade. As it is, Mr. Hoffman'sjgxhorlations, however clo- "quent, fall upon countries which hnvc already mnde good ground to some sort of recovery and are no longer In the same desperate need of funds that they were one or two years ngo. Moreover, Europe lias witnessed the not very encouraging results of the Benelux experiments. Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg nave been playing around with a proposed approach to a customs union, but they have not gotten very far, due to the conflicting economic Interests of the three nations. y Thcre have been negotiations and some formal steps by France and Italy, too, but without fav-venculng results. To make Europe a single market would cause many industrial dislocations and temporary embarrassments. Hut there is no doubt that if, by some sudden stroke, Europe should become free of trade restrictions, the old continent would begin to enjoy a prosperity which would benefit nil nations. The classic example Is the Untied Slates ol America, where state lines are practically non-existent so far aa exchange of goods Is concerned. Premier Attlce has saicl that Europe must federate or perish, and his words have been echoed by Winston Churchill, Paul Spank, Georges Bidaitlt, Paul Reynaucl and many others. As the Strasbourg conference showed, political federation , ho\v ev er desirable, Is a long way ol I; but in the meantime, a large measure of economic federation would help enormously to restore Europe. Mr. Hoffman deserves the fullest support In the gospel he is now preaching. • 1; —ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH SO THEY SAY What Price High Wages? Freedom for Dutch East Indies Accents Crumbling of Empires Sunday School Lesson Beneath and above everything that the Hebrew prophets thought, said, and wrote, was their conception of God, ami their failh in Him. God was not tot them an abstraction, nor even tin object of worship distinguishable from the idols their Idolatrous neighbors svorahipjjcd, only because Hfi had life and intelligence. It was the righteous uinS- holy nature of the life of God In which their vision and their faith centered. The living God was the creator and upholder of the universe. His laws guided the planets In their course. The heavens declared His glory, and the firmament showed His handiwork. Integrity was in the laws that governed His world. And, corresponding to that integrity of the laws governing the world was the moral law of God for the souls o! men, and for the governing ol their relation with qne another. These prophets were as sure of the By DcWltl MacK*nil* . AP Fdrelfn A f fa in Anslyil "The day of small nations h»» passed away; the day ol empires has come." You may have three guesses at to when that declaration was made, and by whom. Give up? Well, th« famous British statesman Joseph Chamberlain made that statement In 1001 during a speech at Birmingham, England. That was only 45 years ago. Wednesday, the Dutch signed away (heir sovereignty lo Uie rich Dutch East indies over which Holland had ruled For three oenturlej. The brightest Jewels In the Imperial crown now comprise the United States of Indonesia—a republic. The 70,000,000 natives 'of bounteous islands of spices and sugar and (lubber and oil arM Inking over management of theii' own birthright- Thus has the Netherlands followed the footsteps of Chamberlain's England, which rapidly has b«en turning |>er vast empire — upon u'hlch even today the sun never sels—into a commonwealth of Independent nations The Dutch move gives us further indisputable moral law, of the spiritual nature', proof that we must reverse chani- of man, and of the laws of the world j aerlain's statement and note that of the spirit, as they were of. the , -The day of empires has passed sure foundations that they observ- away; the day of small nations ed in (he physical world. | has come." With this conception of a holy' The historic agreement between God was that of a holy people—a the Dutch and the Indones'/ns people called and chosen of God, was signed at the Hague. Under and responsive to His will and pur- ' (hat pact, which is subject to pose. Why did they believe that approval of the Dutch and Indon- God-had chosen Israel? Was Kc , esian parliaments, the new republic not the God of other nations and j becomes a sovereign part of the US. Public Health Officials Launch Big Program Intended to Streamline the Notion's Hospitals I!y Douglas I.arsen XKA Staff Cm-respondent WASHINGTON — <NEA>_ One of the small parts i>f the President's 1 long-range national health program which did get through Congress has the potential of making u. S. hospitals much better places in which to be sick. In efficiency ami varying standards are notorius in the management hospitals. And It \\sif only been recently' that public health officials and doctors have awakened lo this fact. It is keeping billion dollars each year is being spent on the construction of new hospitals. He says that less than one-tenth oi one per cent of that huge sum lias been spent on research to improve hospilal service. And that, he claims. Is less research motley than is being spent trying to Improve automobiles, radios or clothing, for Instance. Improving l)ic[ Planning Getting hospitals to serve better food is one of the big things Dr. hopes to accompolish. patients from getting lull benefits' Poo<l is a!ra tKt as important In out of medical progress. gellinc a patient well as the med- Thc nqvv law involved simply detail of the authority o[ the U.S. Public Health Service In doing research on hospilal management. And it direcls the agency to try icine he is given. Yet. Dr. Mc- Gloony says, a bis percentage of hospitals don't run .their Kitchens ns e/ficicntly and cleanly as the average restaurant. And frequently to sell hospitals on adopting the 1 th<M ' e is sc;lnt attention paid to findings that this research nil-lit i SCI ™* well-balanced and nutrlti- produce.' Up until now PHS has i OUs ™ eals been confined to a "brick and i What he hopes to be able to mortar" function. It has run the do In this particular field is find various Icdclal aid plans aimed nt < mil how the hopsitnls with the spnrring local hospital construe- j l3c ^t kitchens operate, and make the lion. | information available to all of stocks are piled in front of old and the botlcs In the back finally have to be thrown away. That's piire waste. Dr. McGlbony says, which could easily be avoided. Source of Waste Still another hospital function which needs standardization Is record keeping. Most institutions keep elaborate records of patients, copying the biggest hospital. Only reason for the biggest hospitals to do this is (or research purposes. But there is no reason in the world why a medium-size or small hospital which does no research should rebuked the nation they were charg- keep such records.- It Is a waste ! ed with disloyalty, though their of time and money. hearts burned with a patriotic zeal Little money is Involved in doing ! them- Part of the job Ls to show (his job. PHS officials, in the process of trying to co-ordinate nil U. S. hospital facilities, have the i>roblc m pretty well sized up Cons_ appropriated $1,200.000 for the agency to farm out speicnl research jobs on the problem to universities and health groups if they arc needed. r smaller institutions how to prepare and sieve food without the elaborate kitchen equipment and without the help of full-time nutritionists which are available only to the bigger hospitals. Pharmacy departments In most hospitals need drastic Improvements, Dr. McGibony says. Five Dr. J. R. McOibnny, PHS of- i per cent of a patient's bill is usti- ficlal who will direct the work, ex- ' " for medicine, in many cases plains thai, the annual hosnital bill medicines and drugs which deter- to patients in the U.S. is about ; imoL? with age are kept on shelves $3,000,000,000 and that another half ! Ions after their usefulness. New Those are just the most important management problems which need improving and standardization. There are many other. McGibony points out. For instance, there arc no established lines of authority between the doctors who practice In the hospitals and the managers- There arc no uniform accounting or billing systems among hospitals. Some charge patients fo'r depreciation on the building. Some don't charge for special for Israel. Dutch commonwealth which Li linked together by the crown. The union is similar to the British commonwealth. On one important point the Indonesians were disappointed. They had wanted to include the: Dutch portion of the great island of New Guinea in the republic. The Dutch opposed the transfer and finally the matter was compromised on (he basis that Holland should retain control of the New Guinea territory for another year, pending further discussions as to Its ultimate disposition. The' eastern part of New Guinea is of course occupied by Australia. 'New Guinea Is the world thlriUg largest island, so huge that it i™ almost bin enough to he entitled to the designation of continent. However, it is such an inhospitable land that at first glance one wonders why anybody should claim it.' The island Is a wild area, much of which is covered with the 'world's most horrifying jungle. This jungle is a hell-hole, filled with -.more forms of evil death than » mad man could conjure up—polsonmu snakes and Insects and plants and 1 man-killing animals, over a-large part of this nightmare, nature haj ed with a patriotic zeal inmosed a Turkish-bath climate. The natives of New Guinea are peoples? One gets in the Old Testament sonic indications of belief in a tribal God, bul these soon pass Into belief in the God of the whole earth, of whom Job asked, would He not do right. The conception of a national religion in isolation passed before the vision that the later jrophets had of Israel as a spiritual latlon hv which all the nations of Ihe earth should be blesed. With faitli In God, and the worship of God, the prophets associated integrity of character, and righteousness in word and deed. God meant a standard of living, as well as an object of worship." "fle ye holy, for I am holy," was the word He spoke through His prophets. With that conception, faith, and vision, it was inevitable that the prophets should react as they did to sin in the individual life, and to evil in the national and social life. They saw tragedy in the. retmal of the people to accept God's choice and call. They spoke In denunciation and in words of solemn warning. They made their indictment of evil most specific. Because they But their message was not all of denunciation and warning. In times of .distress, when trouble had come, as in days of destruction and exile, their message was of hope and comfort. There was hope for a people Aborigines, among the most primitive l«/t on the 'globe.' How many there _ are of these people in the Dutch area isn't yet known, for not all of that theatre has been explored. Until just^bcfore the war tlie Netherlands government had repentant and seeking again Hie, thought there were about 200,000, ways of truth and right that they • blll t hen another bloc of 800000 had neglected. The prophets were | was discovered. Thus the known e moment Is about nan neglected, me inupnt;^ wcicj was discovered, spiritual physicians who were deep- | population at th ly concerned with prevention. But when the illness of sin assailed they And the record is not all o! dark- nurses. Many hospitals don't have I ......... l)hv siciam of healin- a centralized purchasing system. ' pn>siciaru, oi neann 0 . Dr. Gilbony doesn't claim that streamlining, standardization and generally improving hospital management will make any drastic cut in the cost to a patient. It Is . , , . entirely possible that in Ihe long I P5alms so gloriously testify. 1.000,000. So why the yearning for this territory by both Indonesia and , the Dutch?. Well, it seems that ness, and ruin, and tragedy. The (nature played a trick on mankind, light of Israel shone again in the i She - concealed' great wealth In the exile in Babylon, and religion broke earth of N-?w Guinea—minerals forth into joy and song, as the run it might, he says. But what he ly made a two spade response. , • .• y mae a spae response. and h Is staff are most interested / howing the ace of ' spadcs . wnen * earth of N-?w Guinea—minerals »n<Jc : oil—and then set some of her mosjp; evil forces to guard the treasure."' New Guinea already is fenown to See SIACKINZ1E on Page 7 "'= which a hospital gives a patient* by encouraging it to make the most efficient use of its facilities. IN UN i Ywnnn U T VVl )\_J\-J M :A staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — iNEAl — Sonic-I hi one asked Bob Hope why his Clcvc- antl Indians finished third tn the baseball pennant nice. "I'm not quite .sure." • snitl Bob, "but I think it wn.s bei/aiise >ve \vcvc autographing until July," EslcHr Tftylor. once of silent movies mul year's October purge alter doiiifr eight Bs. Now Fox wil :rr Uie star bullcl-up. Typical of Hollywood, Jean U-HS reminded of another western she once made, "Texas Rangers." It was Mimed on location near Gallup. N.M., and some the nueen Incal Indians were hired as atmos- cx-wifc of |y>hrie. Allcr a day's shooting their Jack- Dcmpsey. Is liearicd for. n chief reported to "the director that Monetary and fiscal tricks have no power ot magic, hut are a slippery road to misery. Dr. Edward O.-bourse, recently resigned as Mr. Tnmmn's chief economic adviser. * * * Divorce and separation are rc5tx> tor sonic of the darkest evils In our society.—Princess Elizabeth ol England. * * * When we sneak to the world, we speak as a united America.—Sen. Tom Connolly (D-Tcx.), on bi-partisan foreign policy. » » « We must win the economic battle. We must make sure that the Krenilln plan lor world conquest-does not succeed.—ECA Administrator Paul Hoffman. * * * Start at the bottom and work even-Deny.--Actor Jackie Gleason's Hollywood success formula, comeback via a Brrirulway musical. It was EsU-lle who once said: "Sex is something you sense, not what you put hi a .sweater." Jesse Lasky swears up and down to everyone he meets that he has Jennifer Jones all set to star In that long-awnltcd remake of "Trilby.". . . . The Arthur Freed Musical, "On the Town"—I hear it's great—will be advertised as "The Best Musical Since Mu.stni] Began." Now when was that? Sam Goldivyn is talking to Ami lilytli about nnotlirr film ax x follow-up lo "With All Sly Love." . . . Warner Urothcr.s are talking (o .Mayor Fletcher Itoiv- ron of 1,05 Anirrlrs siholit rloinc his life story on the screen. With or without Mickey C'nlicn? Things are tough all over department: A Hollywood cafe owner called a publicity oftice the other day nnd said: "If you ever give out the the Indians couldn't work the next day, "Not enough money?" asked the director. "No," .said the chief. '"Indians sunburned." .lo.m Fontaine Is hopped up almul another stage play, "For- zn This NlRht;* by Itohcrt Sinilli. All of the action lakes plarc In a Tliml Avc, saloon tn N'cw York. The girl meets a muti at the bar, f;ills In love with him anrf Is left tvnilinir on their ucdcltnz day when he's accused of murder. * * * Ni't in the script: '•^hn\v business is in svich bad slippe today that uny actor !s lucky lo be miscast."— George S. Kauf- nuu. I \CI.K TOM IX RUSSIAN Um-le Tom's Cabin— Russian ver- McKENNEY ON PfMPGE Ily William E. .McKennry America's Card \ulliority Wriflcii for N'EA Service Good Support Bids Bring Home Bacon This is the fifth of a scries of articles on responses to opening forcing bids of two in a suit. I have taken this series from a chapter South then rebid his clubs, North b[d three diamonds, showing the king of that suit. South's bid ot six clubs was right, as he was able to count 12 sure tricks. (North, by the way, is -mown not to pos- *• scss the kins of clubs, for if he >° r 'he past five years has been held this card in addition to tbe transferred to Truman. Ark. diamond king, his second response - Miss M a u r i n e Harrison was IS Years Ago In Blvtheville — The Rev. W. J. LeRoy, pastor of the Lake Street Methodist church would have been four no trump, showing two kings). If you have an ace or one suit, and the king of a suit bid bv the crowned "Queen of the Carnival" Wednesday evening in a celebration at the Armorel school, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer had opener, your first duty will be to as their guests yesterday Mr. and show the ace. On your second Mi's. Sterling Wood of Walnut response you will jump in the i Ridge, Thomas Deer) Hutchlnson of king suit (the "trump" suit). For Little Rock, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred example: 's. Blomeyer of Caruthcrsville. Small Mammal AKQ « A7 *AQJI0732 Lesson Hand—Neither vul. South West Norlh 2* Pass 2 A 3 0. Pass 3 « 6 O, Pass Pass Opening Lead—* K Pa;. Pass Pass Urfwe-the-war character actor Will C5ecr—he's working with Don- . aid OX'onnor in "Double Cross-| names of romantic twosomes to the I btmrs"—wns hired by Russian film newspapers, please put them In my producer Alexandrov for a film restaurant.' / llilert. "under the Circus Top." ' " " OtiT arrived In Moscow and Puzlc department: Is Frank Cap- n translation of the script. The ra'r, proposed flicker. "Roman Holi-1 early scenes were laid In the south- day," a thinly dU-g'-fecd biography en- U.S. In one scene. Gcer was to of Princess Margaret Hose! PERSONAL QUKSTION I asked Gregory Peck If his wife approved of the mustache he grew fo>- his western killer role in "The Gunfightcr.' That's in Fred L. Karpln's revised edition of the Poin-Cotint System of Bidding in Contract Bridge In today's article Mr. Karpin ex- lead a lynching party after the heroine as she'galloped away across ice floes. very personal question." he Inuglnd. "lint I'll answer it. She likes It—variety, you know." Greg has Iw'o leading ladies- Jean Parker and Helen Wcstroil. Smith.' Ocer says, "but they re- luscn to believe It. Alevandrov had just finished reading 'Uncle Tom's Ccbln. " Television ncf.vork programs arc It's Jean's firsl film role since her I carried brvth by microwave'radio re- tour with "Born Yenerday." Helen lay and by special telephone cable vs-u dropped by Warner Brothers • known as coaxial. .. ener . QJ 109753 » A K +.AKQ *,K4 f A9$ » !) 7 5 3 * 8642 Bidding: 2* 3VJ;,) 3* 5 * (b) 6 t p «s (a) Showing the ace of heart< <b)The spade king (trnmi plains what to do when your p (1f t- ncr has opened Uie auction with a two-bid in a suit, and you have the ace Of one suit and the king of another. You bid the ace suit Hist, and then bid the king suit on your second response. In today's hand, over South's two club opening, North correct- HORIZONTAL .5 Drill , I Depicted small 6 Holly mammal ' Wnen gn | a ys scrapings 13 Turkey in Asia 8 Tardy 14 Flesh food 9Type measurt 15 Race course lOOblain circuit 11 Won IS Revenue (Fr.) 12 Horses 18 Cravat 17 Diminutive 19 Pound (ab.) suffix 20 Groups of six 20 Army men 22 Northeast (ab.) 23 In addition 25 Begged 27 Fasten Answer to Previous Puzzf«A 21 Wets 24 Horseman's seat 26 Door part 33 Claws 34 Wide street 36 Tree barrier 37 Iterate 42 Tellurium (symbol) 43 Opposed 44 Palestine city 45 Formerly 46 Title 49 Greek letter 51 Noun suffix 53 Senior (ab.) 55 Measure of area 28 Covers 29 Doctor of Divinity (ab.) SO Any 31 Two (prefix) 32 Street (ab.) 33 Story 35 Listen 38 Stale 39 German river 40 French article 41 47Apud (ab.) 43 Unit 50 Finnish lake ' 51 Follower 52 Woody fruits 51 It is found in ;—— 56 Burn 57 Draw attention VERTICAL 1 Texas city 2 Incapable 3 H :nd cavci-ins -13 II

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