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PACT SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher JAMES U VEBHOEFP. Editor PAUL D, HUMAN, idmUsing Mtuuifer Sol* N»tloruU Advertising Representatives: Wallaw Wltme'r Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis. Entered w «econd cias» matt*/ at the port- offlc* »t BlythevilJe, Arkansas, under act ol Con- fress. October 8, 1817. Member of The Associated Pres* RATES: By carrier In the city ot Blythevllle or «nj suburban ^ town where carrlei service it maintained, 20b per week, oi 85o per month . By mall, wHhln a radius oi 50 miles $1.00 per year. $2.00 for six months, S1.00 foi three months; by mall outside 60 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations And he denied him, saying-, IVomnn, I know him not.—Luke 22:57. * * * I know of no condition worse than lliat of the man who lias little or no light on the supreme religions questions, and who at the same time is making no effort to conic to the light. E. F. Burr. Barbs A window peeper in Ohio drew a sentence ot three months. Long time no see! » * * An Illinois town voted for a new school bill defrafed a bond Issue to pay for II. Even the teachers can't solve that one! * « » Five types of dumbness have been discovered by an Iowa professor—and there are really more than that many students In his class. * • * * ' One ot the best reasons for lather to worry about his son is because lie used to be one himself. * * * The quitter usually is laughed at by the fellow who never even had the nerve to begin. > U.S. Seems to Be Stuck With Deficit Financing .' The federal government is expected ' by President Truman to pile up a ?5,; 500,000,000 deficit in the fiscal year - ending next June 30. Other forecasters think the final figure may be closer to |7,000,000,000. Whichever total proves right,, it will be the biggest deficit ever recorded in ^ the United States during a prosperous peacetime. • Many Americans may be ' somewhat shocked to realize that even ^when, times are good and there is no •war, the government cannot operate on 'anything near a pay-as-you-go basis. In January Mr. Truman predicted the deficit .for the current fiscal year. would come to just $300,000,000. The President's latest report blames the changed outlook largely on an anticipated drop in tax revenues of ?3,000,000,000. But spending- also will be higher than planned—51,600,000,000. ' Mr. Truman's budget review says the expected decline in revenues will be an outgrowth of moderate decreases in prices, corporate profits and money incomes that accompanied the 1DJ9 recession. The added expenses are ascribed mainly to unlocked for increases in veterans' benefits, government purchases of housing mortgages and farm price supports. It is estimated the farm price crops will now take $1,400,000,000 this fiscal year, compared to an original guess of only $600,000,000. Thus this item accounts for §800,000,000—or half —the expected higher outlay by government. Economic crystal gazers who believe the President's tlcfici'. forecast too con• servative note that the Bureau of Agricultural Economics sees a further drop in farm income in 1950. This prospect coupled with the new broadened price support program just enacted is thought likely to boost the cost of supports to at least §2,000,000,000 for the year. Furthermore, some prophets foresee a sharper general falling off in tax revenues than the President's experts do. They think decline in income will, be widespread. Hence their prediction : of a deficit of around §7,000,000,000. This is not a cheerful picture, but : one aspect of it lightens the bloom. These : are not normal times of peace. This country is spending about §25,000,000,000 for •' foreign economic and military aid and : its own military programs. Without the threat of a hostile Ktissia much of this outlay might be unnecessary. Yet there is no help for it— the ' money must be paid out if we are to ' continue our striving for a stable, pcace- ; fill world. : The average American might think ; that in the light of these colossal bur- t dens the administration and Congress ; would strain every effort to -save money j on other fronts. But economy drives in •• Washington this year were a dismal failure. The new farm price bill emphasized that there is little disposition in the capital toward cutting down. The reverse seems to be true. The President says he sees no way out but higher taxes. But 1950 is an election year and few people believe Congress would vote heavier levies at such a time. Barring a surprising switch to strict economy, there apparently is no hope of getting out from under deficit financing until our foreign and military expenditures begin to taper off, or unless U. S. national income soars lo itm'm- agined heights. You Said It, Earl Views of Others Labor Politics The American Federation of Labor claims a membership of 8,000.000. That membership Is being asked to contribute $2 each to a fund with which lo oppose all candidate for Congress who favor the Taft-Hartley act. If successful in raising the entire sum sought, S16.000.000, the AFL will therefore be spending that much' money in an effort to place in Congress men who will, as far as they are concerned, be devoted to repeating the Tali-Hartley act. Nothing is said about candidates best qualified to be responsible members of the 'congress and best served' the nation, all of the people. The only tiualification is that they best serve the AFL, according (o that' organization's belief. When any organized group so acts then it is up to the voters of the United Slates to determine whether they war". Congress to represent the interest of all or the interests of the AFL, alone. Under the circumstances created by the AFL, the non-AFL voters should vote against any candidate supported by the AFL, especially those candidates who openly endorse the AFL program. Candidates for Congress should be supported on (he basis of demonstrated ability and Integrity—ability and Integrity accepting the responsibility of serving the welfare of all the people. No candidate avowedly out to serve a pressure group's interests has any business in Congress. Any candidate so running for office Is the antithesis of democracy. The Tart-Hartley act was designed lo protect die public welfare. It was not designed as and is not an anti-labor law any more than the Sherman act is an anti-business law. The AFL Is opposed to the Tail-Hartley act because it offers the means of slowing organized labor In obtaining power contrary to the public interest. If big business placed on the boards $16,000.000 for the avowed purpose of supporting candidates committed to the repeal of .intl-triisl taws not. only organized labor but most responsible voters would set up such a howl of opposition as seldom has been heard. Yet there is no difference in principle In what the AFL is out to do. The Taft-Hartley act is not perfect and its proponents do not claim that it Is. but H serves a needed purpose and can be amended to better serve thai purpose. This does not interest Ihe AFL. That union Is after unlimited power, the right to usurp all possible power. In his evasion of using Hie Taft-Hartley acl President Truman aids and abets the organized labor drive for power. It is not thcrctore surprising that the AFL sets out to raise a huge campaign fund to serve its own ends at the expense of the public interest. Able men who can be trusted to use their own best judgment, uncommitted to any pressure group, are what is needed in the Congress .The AFL is out. to keep such men from being elected H possible. Every responsible voter should oppose their candidates. The best possible men may not be so elected, but at least they arc more likely lo represent tiie best Interests of the nation. Lynchburg, Va., Daily Advance O THEY SAY It 'communism) believes that man is weak and unable to govern himself and so must lie controlled by strong masters—that is, the police slate, which employs some of the most ruthless methods of control tills' world has ever known. John E. Pcmifoy, deputy undcrSccreiary ot stale. » • • We cannot afford lo be purely national or oven comtncnui in outlook. The world has become too small for that....If we do not co-operate, we stumble on one another and clutch at, earl, others throats.—Prime AlmiMc-r Nehru ol India. 'Whaddya Mean I'm Overdrawn?—" Karl Browder, deposed lioss of the U. S. Communist Party, lias come to the aid of the government in its effort to' show that American Commies believe in the violent overthrow of OUT dcmocritlic regime to achieve power. Broader jumps on U'iliiam Z. Poster, Communist leader who was too ill to be tried with 11 others recently convicted of conspiracy in federal court. Poster sought to defend his colleagues by saying they did not consider force necessary to the gaining of power. According to Browder, that's poor talk from a good Communist. "Revisionism," he calls it. That means Foster lias departed from the true party line, which Browder insists does indeed believe violence is necessary to a successful revolution. Thanks, Earl. That's just what tlie U. S. government lias been saying all along. British. Recognition of Chinese Reds Would Not Be Surprise The DOCTOR SAYS Lobar pnejmonla— which is the most common of the ,,neumonl as Is caused by « germ called [he Zi"T°f ''V The disease Is more likely to develop when the body has become weakened by disease/poor nutr tion. or old age. Germs can be pneu- - -• "*« «•£,»,. VJCIIMS breathed in large quantities from A fyplcal case of lobar monla starts suddenly with a vere chill which may last for as ong as half an hour. Soon after the chill, the temperature begins to BO up and It rises rapidly to around M OT 105 degrees At the same time a person coming don-n ^^pneumonla may have general In the chest'or side like that which is present in pleurisy is also common. Cough which produce- pain and does not brinr ur> much mucus starts early. The breathing becomes rapid and ca-l'i breath is shallow. Typical Sims Devtlnn Unless steps have been taken to treat the condition promptly, the Apical sign* develop by the second or third day. By this time cold sores around the llns are Jikelv o be present, the facial expression .lows anxiety, ihe pain in the side or chest is severe and the breathing is rapid. Cough brings up a fair By Hewitt MacKcnzle AP Foreign Affairs Analys with blood U.S. Taxpayers' Money Provided Through Eca For Building Hotels for Tourists in Europe By Douglas Larson NBA Slair Corrcsuondcnt WASHINGTON — (NBA) — Attention, ta.xp.iyer. YoMr public servant Cornelius Vandcrbilt Whitney, the undersecretary of commerce.' has tHe /allowing official proclamation for yon: 'The United States has adopted toward (he subject of travel a I strlkini'Iy new perspective." i That's the way he starts a piece) he has written for the current issue of the Department of Commerce publication. "Foreign Commerce Weekly," Perhaps of more significance than the subiect matter nf hi.5 ar(ic!e is tile indication that tiie author is now loo per cent bureaucratized. Yon don't get full bureaucratic flag rank until you've completely mastered the federal phrase Mr. Whitney seems to have accomplished this feat. His complete and successful absorption by the U.S. government is i tribute to the versatility of his personality and abilities. He comes from that social section of New York which includes the Yale Club the Westchester Racing Association, the Racquet and Tennis Club Directorship ir. ihe Metropolitan' Opera Co. and ihe Jockey Club M,-st people think that that part of New York is about as far as you can get from Washington today. Mr. Wnitnoy has proved otherwise Oill-Edgcd Gentleman He is easily one of the richest men in the world. He is the product of two of the oldest, most, respected and v-Mlthiesl families in America. The Flin-flon gold mine in Canada, the biggest gold mine in the world, is one ol his properties, for. instance. He owns the famous Belmont race track on Long Island. Also he owns thousands of acres of valuable timber in the U.S. Those items are mentioned merely to show the broad base of his prosperity. He himself would probably be hard put to it to Iis6 all of his assets. Mr. Whitney's service for Uncle Sam started during the war. He was a colonel in the Air Force and served v.eii j,, E°ypi, India and at I'vo .f:ma After the war he took a Job as assistant secretary of the Air Force. He was ill charge of /Mr Force reserve affairs and all civiiia'i relations and did a good job. That won him the promotion to undersecretary of commerce which Sends back to the article he has written in that capacity. He has just completed an extended trip around Europe explaining America's "strikingly new persnec- ;.vc- on tivvcl to tourist officials there. Encouragement of the American tourist trade in Europe is one o the big aims of the Marshall Plan. He writes ot this: "Under the plan, four methods of development are envisioned. They are the general European travel- dcielo.imciit program; the American-visitors program; the Iravei- imnncme programs empiovimt • Brants loans, and matching funds| and the travel-investment guaran- i ties pros ram." . It's No Give-Away Show A spokesman for Mr. Whitney'- oftice explains that that statement doe.> not mean the government is going to give anybody any loans [o sightsee In Europe. It just means that EGA officials can loan money to build notels in Europe, for instance, to cater to the tourist trade It also means that U.S. investors in tiie tourist trade In Europe will be permitted to take out any dollar profits they might make. Mr. Whitney further explains how this ulai is to work: "The fundamental approach in al instances is the initiation of the program by each participating na- tior.. and co-ordination through cooperative effort." He says that travel "is a' business which, at any given time Is circumscribed by the adequacy of its physical assets." Furthermore, he writes: "The urge to travel Is essentially personal: so human nature, which is apt to be the same the world over, must be at all times in the focus of our analysis and our planning." Then he throws in this clincher- This country has declared as a basic policy its belief in the vigorous encouragement of bona-fide travel of nonimmigrant visitors between ;<il countries as a vital factor in promoting trade as well as economic and cultural understanding." There is no doubt that Mr. Whitney is truly in the federal fold. o «en perature slays high, at 104 or 105 Now there Is only one chance In 20 to 25 of dying from the dkea e instead of one chance In three Lobar pneumonia has dropped from being one of the most important causes of death to being one of the least imnortant of the major dis cases Of course, diagnosis must be made early and treatment started n-ompMy. because the results of treatment are never the person who several days, NMe: answer good In has been ill f or IN HOLLYWOOD June Havoc and Bill Spier were rccnllmg hysterical Hue blowups by M,^ r 1 \ ntl JUne told about -one that broke up -The Iceman cometh at Westport, conn., this sum- fn«?r, -Til no IT-.,- _I „.,:.._ i, . Harold starred for Iluqhrs three years ago in "Mad Wednesday " Alter one showing i „ Morld'a, Hughes brought the III,,, back to Hollywood for reciitling Now tint its' ready for release, Hughes is refusing t o show Harold the re- Lloyd is refusing lo M'sonal, billing j . . . i I " <>"<• scene half a do/.en burly .nT^a^re a^ c l!^!«o^™ -"™ want her for two sho-vj. x uci-H • ' <3;iict, boys, here comes the :ut version. Lloyd is refusing lo < ne r June was playing the herainp' :o-operate in the way of personal who ls referred to throughout the Appearances, etc. There's a billing Play as "the "irl." Ug "° llt the irgument, too. ° I ,„ .... i Inslcn <i Leo said: I h -I"' 1 " 1 ' * irls ' '"« comes Ihe i ,'?'. , L I., ok thlcc minutes to quiet "" with Frank. Eleanor Powell W i!] play .1m- Potvell's sitter in an M-G-MOVIC" Now If the studio can gel Dick Powell and William Powell, the picture wil be a real family ai/air. . • . Bob Mitchuin just wrote a ,,, song titled "Love Never Happens Fmli >c March and his wife. Plor- lo Me." It's about the only thine I ,, ™>'"isc. arc pondering a that hasn't. " rc!llr " (o Broadway in "Now I '-ay Me Down to Sleep." . . . Seven jOrirs ,1^0 Katie Hcpbtirn's brother Richard, wrote a play. "The Valen- ttief it was j llit purchased by Wlllu,,,, Eythc, who will try it out on the Pacific Coaa to sec whether its worthy of Broadway. One for the Honks Aside (o editors preparing Hollywood's year In review: Ella linines returned from Ku- rope nlth a flock of new Frrncli bathing suits uliiiii she Intends lo wear SI | |« a lm Springs this winter. She says ill the (nlk tint French suits m:\kc women li>ok unattractive comes from women who look that way no m.iUcr what they weir. Don't forget to catalo? the Betlc '- es or er roe as the "Duchess of Idaho," will prob.ibly never catch on with royalty. The royal burlap will be decorated wilh gold sequin potatoes «ith a crown of gold surmounted by more spuds. Hack In Shape Susan Peters' ex-hubby, Richard Quine. is back in grease paint after renouncing acting lor a dialor tin-color's ;ob- He's playing the luv- cnile with Mai-sie siillUan's '".No Sad Slinks." M-G-.M had 200 kids lined up ;-• the studio gate. Gable? None Turner? Nope. Lawforrt? No?« Conine Hpinrs and Mel Tornie w. inside recording bop for Duches of Idaho." McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William K. McKennej America's Card Authority Written for NBA Service Opposition Fooled By Quick Thinking The play Mrs. Helen Sobel of New York, made in today's hand is the kind of play that rates her as one of the greatest players In the country. By the way. i think you will enjoy her new book entitled "All the Tricks." Against the four heart contract west made a normal lead- If you have not read any further in the AQ71 V A K9 7 5 « K3 + A KQ8 t Tournament—Neither vul Soulh \Vesi North Easl I ¥ Pass 2 V Pass 4 * Pass 1 W Pass Pass Pass Opening—A 10 15 "The Mail Order Fracture PARK, Calif. -W,_ Or- Kce, a. rancher, broke his Biwg Ci-mhy 'shourd „„ „ , --'"' 1w ' ll " c r «" > h'ns for his mail brrclft miu,, s ,,is ,™^e «ud ,4 "x ^? h" '" hls roa(1 * idl> m!rt1 ' request to photograph.,.; -No ptal I ,o stophis car""" ' U article. Just what card would you Play from Ihe dummy (the North hand), the king or the Jack? of cotirse you can see that both the ace nnd the queen are. in the East hand, but If you did not know they were there, which card would you play? If you play either one of tiiem you are wrong. The play Mrs. Sobel made was the six spot She played it so quickly that East without stopping to think, played the seven. Now there l s no way tliat East and West can defeat the contract. Mrs. Sobel ruffed the second spade trick, drew two rounds of hearts and started the club suit, if West trumps the third round of' cluus, all he can cash is the ace of diamonds.' If he plays a spade Mrs. Sobel will trump Dr. Jordan is unable to individual questions from readers However, each day he ™m answer one of the most frequent y asked questions In his column. QUESTION- The soles of my feet ""'-"'•" •-•-- like fire. What -._.._.,. J.J llicic sunie infcc- tion present? If not, the cause may have to be smisht In the nervous system or In the circulation. 75 Years. Ago In Blvtheville — constantly burn causes Mils? ANSWER: Is there There would be no surprise at the disclosure by diplomatic authorities In Washington that Britain has decided to recognize tiie Chinese Communist government; the signs have been pointing In that direction for some time. There would be no surprise at the disclosure by diplomatic authorities in Washington that Britain has decided to recognize the Chinese Communist government; the signs have been pointing in that direction for some time. The British Far Eastern cxnerts believe that Nationalist China is incapable of further effective resistance,to tiie conquering Red military machine. Therefore En°!anrt wil! be taking the .^practical" vie",, point in granting recognition KM protect her great Chinese Interest? which some experts estimate at ten limes the value of Uncle Sam's in- London is said to plan d e facto recognition by the end of the year Whether the United States will f 0 ]J low suit remains to be decided Washington holds the view that there still Is much Chinese terri lory which Ihe Red armies haven't overrun, that the people haven't shown voluntary acceptance of Communism and that the National ist government still is a go i nf , con . cern. It Is true mat Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek has created I powerful defensive position on the big Island of Taiwan (Formosa) off the southeast coast of China. He siege. The Nationalist" forces 'also hold a considerable area in Western China, and the government once more has established itself In the world war capital of Chungking Still tiie fact remains that the Red* have overrun most parts of China, vital to British Interests, and are up against John Buli's cherished crown colony of Hong Kong. ! This is the picture right now. Tho long range position may be a bird of another color. It's one thing to ' subdue ,china by force and another to keep its some half billion people in hand and develop such a huge country economically. On that pointy Seymour Topping, AP correspondent;^. • Just back in America after long service in the Far East, has this to 'For If the Chinese Communists fail to carry out their program of Industrialization, thereby lifting the Chinese standard of living and easing the economic hardships which generate the raw power of revolutions, the chances are good that the Chinese Communist regime will either go down or have its character so drastically changed as to remain "ommuiilst perhaps in name only. "For advanced industrialization Mr. and Mrs. o P Mos* whn i ' For advanced industrialization is have been living in Jonesborb ami e P reiet iuisite to the socialization Little Rock for several months h^,. o/ both Industry arid agriculture, « posl- » car r- ~^~", ° "" """esooro and Little Rock for several months have returned to Blythcville Bob Wilks has accepted tion in Caruthersville as salesman. Miss Leon Cailicotl will leave this afternoon for Nashville. Term where she will attend the Vandcr- bilt-Tennessee football game W. A. Joplln, of. Caruthersvilie Is the guest of his sister, Mrs' James B. Clark and Mr. GUrk. British Build Most Ships LONDON -<HV- Lloyd's Register of Shipping disclosed that British shipyards are building nearly as many vessels as all the rest fo the it and cash' out (he clubs, /discarding a diamond from dummy in this way she can lose only one diamond. y On the first trick If Mrs. Sobel had put on the, jack or king o f spades, East would have well' the trick and returned the jack of diamonds, which would have defeated Ihe contract, oh yes, if East had thought fast enough when Mrs Sobei played the six of spades, he could have overtaken his partner's ten spot and returned a diamond which also would have defeated the contract. and agriculture, and without such dynamic changes, the Communist movement in China will soon lose Its virilty and unity as did the na- tiojialist Ktiomiatajig phase or the Chinese revolution." This means the Reds will have a long term, uphill Job to do. It is precisely because of this that the Nationalists are hanging on until the last ditch is lost. They figure that Industrialization will mean heavy taxation, and the Chinese peasant, already enduring a terribly low standard of living, camiot stand it. He is likely to revolt. -^ Therefore one of the biggest prob-lpr. lems facing the Red regime will be" how to secure the sinews for industrialization without squeezing the peasant. Obcservers believe the probabilities are that Russia won't be able to give the necessary industrial help. That means Communist Chief Mao Tze-tung have to turn to the Western nations. The response of the West remains lo be seen. world put together. Figures for Sept. 30 showed that the tonnage under construction In Britain to- talled 2,095,217 tons, while all other countries (with the expcction of Russia) had 2,512,523 tons abulld- ing. On Air and Screen HORIZONTAL 1,5 Depicted actor 13 Hodgepodge 14 Simple substances 6 Cloth measure 7 Pause 8 Merganser 9 Epic 10 An ass (comb. form> 15 Kind of sauce 11 Lieutenants 17 Serous. 18 "Hoosier State" (ah.) 19 Number 20 Bustle 22 Devotee 25 Broad smil* 26 Indifferent 28 Rough lava (ab.) 12 African fly 16 Any 20 Biblical mountain 21 The gods 23 Thus 24 Themes « High card 45 Prohibit 46 Pewter coin ol Thailand 48 Be seated 34 Breed of dog 35 Decease 36 While 40 Olympian -- .-..~...~.. goddess -so DC seaieo * u *> W w & " 25 Fence open!ng41 "Emerald Isle" 49 Sea eaele 29 Jumbled type 27 Row / 42Slorm 50 Ocean 30 Transpose 33 International 43 Symbol for 52 North (ab.) language iridium Carolina (ab 31 Preposilion ^ 32 Organs of hearing SSCyprinoid fish 3.7 Pedal digit 38 Worm 39 Demons Ira live adjectivt 42 Edge 44 Plea in. abatement 47 Gets up 51 Supplying with food 53 Forefather 54 Ingress 55 Sicilian volcano VERTICAL llota 2 Note in Guide's scale 3 Ventilate 4 Idea 5 Group of calUe . .

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