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FACE KTGHT ' RT/mTF,VTT,LE (ARK.) COUKTEK THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, H W HAINES. Publisher HARRT A HAINES, AsslsUnt Publisher A A FREDIUCKSON, Associate Editor PAUL D HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sol« NilloniJ Adrertlslne Rep resent all»«: Wallace Wlttner Co., New York, Chlcigo Detroit Atlanta, Memphis Entered u second class matter at the poit- «!fl« it Blythevllle, Ackaixas, uiidci act o! Con(rex, October t 1117 U ember ol The Associated Prcs* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ot Blyllievtllc or an; auburban town where carrlei service U main- Uined, 20c per week, or 85c pel month By mall, within a radius or 50 miles H 00 pel j«sr, 12.00 (or six months. $1 00 (or three months; by mall outside 50 mile aone, tIO.00 per jeu payable in advance. Meditations For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving- divers lusts and pleasures, living In malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.—Titus 3:3. * * * Hate belongs with sin. If we do a wrong, we hate either the tiling or God, or ourselves or somebody else. —Outfield. Barbs We wonder if s recent crime conference in Illinois really got down to brass knuckles. '* * * Some of the taws with feelh in them actually develop an ache—fur all of us. * * * Every summer resort with a good place to AWim will have a targe floating population this year. * * * Fashion editors are hard up these days. Balli- fnp suit? are the style, and there's very little to write about. * * * Television, among other things, has opened up a new field fpr the corn borer. A Look at Brighter Side: City's Youth Getting Break Not forgeting OUT city's .sower needs, the weather and an uncomfortable trip across the coals with a writer in a national magazine. Blytheville citizens can still, look about them and find things worthy of favorable comment. For instance, the city will have close to 200 youngsters this summer doing nothing more harmful-than tossing a baseball. We have reference to the various Y baseball leagues and the excellent American Legion junior baseball program. Maybe it's assuming too much, • but it's probably safe to figure that those 200 kids won't come scuffling up before a juvenile court judge this summer. For the child who is not inclined lo pursue athletics, other valuable (and free) training awaits This week, children may register for band instruction at the high school. There are now some 125 students in that program—many pre-teen beginners, the remainder competent high school musicians. The summer program will be set up mainly for those children who want to learn to play an instrument and have no, or little, previous instruction. Meanwhile, registration is now open for the Red Cross' water safety program and most of the cily s seven Boy and Cub Scout units will continue to be active. The Y's recreation room over the City Hall will claim the idle hours of about 80 young people each day and others will scamper about the city's various playgrounds. Our town has its shortcomings. But a city which keeps a guiding hand on the shoulder of its youth has a heartbeat which portends a sound future. Smith Talk Against Tactics Was Statesmanlike The words that Sen Margaret Chase Smith spoke the othei day should have been voiced long ago. Though Mrs. Smith spoke as a Republican and waxed strongly critical of the Democratic administration, her speech on the Senate floor—like her formal statement, which six other GOP senators endorsed—was really above partisanship. It was the conscience of the Senate speaking, indeed, the conscience of all fiur-mimlet! people in the nation. Mrs. Smith was Ihe voice of decency, of calm reason, of honesty and integrity. Too often in recent month, she said, The Senate lias been made a "forum of hale and character assassination sheltered by the shield of congressional immunity." She iiddod: "The American people are sick and tired of being afraid to speak their minds lest they b« politically smeared M 'Communists' or 'Fascists' by their opponents. Freedom of speech is not what it used lo he in America. It has been so abused by some that it is not exercised by others." She blamed both parties for the fear, suspicion and confusion bred in the Senate and spread through Ihe country. As a good party member, she declared that Ihe United States sorely needs a Republican victory at the polls But she insisted that (lie Democrats had made enough mistakes to give the GOP campaign issues without resorting to smears. "I don't want to see the Republican Parly win that way," she said. "While it might be a fleeting victory for the party, it would be a more lasting defeat for Hie American people." This is -statesmanship. This is responsible public utterance It contrasts markedly with the tactics of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, Mrs. Smith's GOI' colleague, who obviously was the chief target of her declaration. Ills endless charges of communism in the State Department have been made in brazen disregard of the reputations of innocent people, have probably done serious harm lo U. S. foreign relations, and still stand wholly unproved. , McCarthy since has answered Mrs. Smith's speech obliquely by saying he will go on with his campaign no matter whal any group in the Senate may do. lie said he holds himself accountable primarily to the people of his state and nation. Ccrlinly Mrs. Smith has no wish to choke off a thorough and complete inquiry into communism in government, whether led by McCarthy or anyone else. She was appealing against the methods he has used up to now. If McCarthy continues to use his tactics of irresponsible smearing, he is right in asserting that no "declaration of conscience" can stop him. In the end, only the people of his state, Wisconsin, will have that power. They must judge his anli-Red campaign on its achievements—if any—and his behavior in terms of the American standards of de- ceccncy and fairness that have been so well spoken by Mrs. Smith. MONDAY, JUNE 12, 1DI50 Views of Others So They Say Memories of Peaks And a Chrome Mine The DOCTOR SAYS There are over two billion people inhabiting the world and all of Ihcm must eat to live. Without food people will starve. If they do not I great, majcsllo have enough food or the right kinds i grandly out ot By SIC KID ARNB AP Foreign Affairs Analyst (For DeWITT MstcKENIZE) You who rattled around throjgh Die war, Isn't there some special spot you think about occasionally with a "wonder how it is now Mine Is high in the bear mountains of Is Indochina Even More Dangerous Than Greece? As Secrtary of State Dean Aclieson announces that the United Stales will .send military eco- niic aid to Indochina, French Intelligence in the far East reports an arms deal between the Chinese Communist lender and his counterpart, in Indochina, Ho Chi M[n*l - If the Soviet and the Red troops of Mao~T^e-tung get into the struggle on lio's -side, Indochina may easily become another Greece. But there tire factors that make Indochina an even more dangerous sector of locali?^d warfare than Greece—more dangerous, that is, in terms of the possibility that secondary participants may become directly involved. Unlike Greece, Indochina has no renl national government. The three states of Cambodia, Laos and Viet Warn probably could not conduct a war without French guidance. Since France has HO.OOO of her own troops in Indochina, doing a major sha.-e of the real fighting, the situation there differs from what obtained In Greece, in that the nationals of a major power are Involved. If FYench troops come to grips with those of Red China, it will be a long step toward wOild war. And what if the French suffer reverses? Would the United. States and Great Britain send troops lo back them up? y Mr. Acheson has attempted to frustrate Ked propaganda. He has stipulated that the three Indochlnese stales are on an equal looting with France in receiving nclp; and he has obtained France's agreement rhat ihe movement toward real Independence for Indochina will be encouraged. In actual piactlce however, the chances are that the French will prove to be the only people out there competent to receive and parcel "out U. S. military equipment. Great care must be taken lest our Incredible, experience iti China, where smugglers had a field day with American supplies, he repeated. There is no doubt that the United Slates should support Fmtict- In halting Communism al China's border. The .*,oulhwaic. drive rmisl be slopped. No real progress C aT. be made In the Far East, either in :he economic Held or toward a larger degree or political Independence for the Asiatic peoples, until order has been restored. But let us be realistic* about it. When we send military equipment to Indochina we become participants m a conflict whose ultt- niale ouIconic catinot be foretold. — ATLANTA JOURNAL The German people . . . have made up their minds that they are a part of the dee world and that they have turned their bricks on dicta torahtp.—U. S. High Cunimuvslanrr m Germany John Jay McCloy. * * * A strong Europe cannot exist without Germany and Germany cannot exist without A stioiiR Europe.—West German Chancellor Kenrad Adenauer* Peter Edson's Washington Column — Citizens in 'Distress Area Seek To Thrash Out Their Problems CUMBERLAND. Md. — <NEA>— (No. 1 local problem has been wlta' The assignment is to gel out of to do about it. Washington for a while to see and hear what the country i.s thinking about, Get a\v;iy from Washington news for a while. And on the very first stop, what do you run into? You run inUj he battle of Vashinglon, be-' _ ig fought 1 * out on c FI>SON sea 11 scale, on n local front. Cumberland, you sec, is one of ie 40-odd cities In the country hlch over the past year have been n the federal government's list of istrcss areas — the so-called "K" reas where unemployment has had been set for a meeting Washington between Dr. John . . The U.S. Chamber of Commerce ! Stcclninn, the assistant to President has just had a team of five of its j Truman, and a steering committee experts in here from Washington j from the Cumberland area Indus- headquarters. They came at the In- I trial Promotion Committee. Purpose vllnlion of the Cumberland Cham- of this meeting is to discuss what ber of Commerce. Two hundred and! could be done by the federal govern- seventy-five local businessmen at-jmcnt to relieve the unemployment tended a dinner meeting in the Methodist Church. Main topic of discussion was a plan to set up a "definite, hard- hitting program to keep local citizens informed on important Issues before Congress and to promote interest In better federal government. Government ''pork barrel" spending was singled out for special criticism, Discuss Federal Participation On the same day that the Cumberland News-Times reported this meeting, there was another story I the 111 the area. There, in n nutshell, you have a fundamental conflict that is going on in hundreds or even thousands of communities in the United States. It is whether to have more or less federal Rovernmcnt participation in local affairs. . There is one element in Cumberland—and probably in all the other areas, too, for that matter— which believes that federal government help isn't needed. Tills element in Cumberland believes that of food, Including minerals or vitamins, they cannot stay healthy. Consequently, as human beings not only must we strive to have enough food for everyone, but also to have It so distributed that if there Is enough everyone will get his or her share. Today we hear much about farm surpluses In the United States, but at the same time, there are million.! of people In various parts of the world who are not getting enough to eat and who are not getting the right kinds ol food. This is a problem of dlstributalion. About 150 years ago, an Englishman by the name of Malthus prohpesied that so many people were coining into the world that In comparatively short time the food which could be grown on the land would not be sufficient to support (hem, and that large numbers would die of starvation. At" that time tlie population ot Europe was about 187,000,000 and Is now about 550.000.000; :50 years before Malthus the population of the world was approximately 500,000,000 and in 1919 was about 2,000,000,000! Of course, Malthus was proved wrong—at least so far. The reason he was wrong is that, he could not gue.'s that the world would be so successful In producing more food on the land and finding new lands for food production. This does not mean, however, that the world can i go on .supporting more and more people indefinitely. Is the end of our ability to feed the peoples of the earth getting close? This hns been the subject of many learned discussions but the answer Ls difficult. NEED PROPER FOOD In order to maintain good health enough food containing the right kinds of minerals, vitamins, and other necessities must he available. If this is not the case as is already true in some parts of the world, there will be starvation. What can be done about this Is a matter of debate, but it U a fact that there Ls some point of population growth at which the land will no longer be able to supply everything that Ls needed to keep people well nourished. Everyone should be vitally interested in this important Question. can greater than 12 per cent. The • in the papers. It related that a date I conim""" 1 Sec EDSON on Page 9 Montana — peaks that rls« beautiful silent valley. They might still be unknown except to hunters if they had not held treasure for a world at war— a rich streak of the best chrome ore In our country. One exciting day in July 1042 I set out from Columbus, Mont., with Fred Hills, a famous construction engineer, to see one of the most improbable ventures of all America'! wartime drive. In a chilly dawn w« drove 96 miles through a valley, part of th« time along Bear Tooth Creek so clear that I could see th« flash of speckled trout. Car Setllei Down Then the car settled down for the climb from the 2,000-foot floor of the valley up a hair-pin road the like of which I had never seen even In the Rockies. Three mines, complete with rosdi and mills, were • being driven through simultaneously on the three neighboring mountain peaks. We hit Ihe mine head on the first peak at 8,000 feet. The mountain silence was suddenly lost in a roar of men, linches and L "5| d oxers, ~yr No Way to Peak A year before there had been no conceivable way to reach that peak Then the Reconstruction Finance Corp. asked the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. to put through the mine. • • - N HOLLYWOOD By Ersklne Jonnscn \KA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD —(NEA) — Evelyn Ceyes 1 battle royal with Columbia .tudio and bossman Harry Conn 0 break her contract struck a ot of people as a combination ot 1 Goddard right Lo the chin and lire Confederate do-or-die. It was. Evelyn has been Paulctle's best .irl friend ever since siie arrived n Hollywood from the grits-and- iccan pie belt as an inexperienced actress—"Oi, yoi, yoi, 1 didn't know rom anything." Evelyn hasn't moved kit and caboodle into Paulette's diamond mlnes-and-oil-wells territory yet. but she's getting a hefty chunk ol he profits that will be raked up jy her new picture, "The Prowler," low that she's free of Columbia. "It's Imuml lo make money," she raid. "I think Puulcllc will be liroucl of me." About her troubles at Columbia: "It was always S. O. S. at the studio," she says. "Script or suspension." Her beef list would be the envy f the Chicago stockyards. "Once they said head was too 15 Years Ago Today Elaine Anderson has gone to Memphis where she will meet her father, Cecil Anderson, formerly of here and now of Miami, Fla,, \vho will have her as his guest at, Hotel , Peabody for several days. Mrs. J. suspicious. He knew from expert- ! Nlcfc Thomas and Mrs. Hubert Pot- ence that Geoge was most danger- ter accompanied her to Memphis yesterday. Miss Mary Baker of BaEesville, irom Poland. Sickened itality in Europe, ha fell to with enthusiasm. First he took nine other men to scale the peaks. That wa« Jn January 1941. Blizzards whirled »round the men as they slithered uj> the peaks, their food and bed-rolU strapped to their backs. They mid* sure Ihe ore was there, and then Gsethke raced back to Columbia, and the long distance telephone*. Road Machinery He got road machinery, mlnln* machinery and mill equipment headed west all at once. Mining of the ore started M crews were Just beginning to chew out the roads 6,000 feet down In the valley. The first mining machinery had been inched up that mountain with winches secured to crags. When the roads caught up. ore was stacked ready for the first fleet of trucks. The big Deadline was March 1. 1942. Gaethkc had promised Washington that the first mill, to refine the ore, would go to work U>+n day. ^m\ On Feb. 27 he was stuck. He needed two five horse-power mo tori to finish the job. Train Heads West By phone he found they ou a train headed ous when he was apparently giv- flat," she bristles. "So they stuck one of Olio Krugcr's old toupees on top of my dome. It was ciev- cstatine. Everybody called me Krugcr." She didn't like having to sprint to the front office and screech her Lungs out for good parts, either. To snag her first role in a western. Evelyn haunted Sam Briskin's inner .sanctum and kept yelling: "I look great in "ants!" rah Dislalf -side | In HollS'wood is limited to a strained 'Hello, dahling" in night club po'-v- dcr rooms. But Paulclte and Kvc- lyn have been proving for about ,i,v years thH it's possible [or movie dolls to keep their fingernails out of each other's .scalps. "Paillette," says Kvrlyn. "is nnl thf bi(f sister type. I \ikr. everything about licrc. F.vcn the \vay shr puts on the lipstick when slic's Playing Damon to PaulelU"'s Miss Pythias keeps Evelyn's h:\-hn. lio-ho from the rust and mildew th.H hits the humor mechanisms of most Hollywood .stars sooner or later. 'Paillette wears diamond necklaces with her bathing suits." Evelyn laughs. "I howl and so tides Paillette. Paulctte knows that this is a big joke." Oays -svhrn Kvelyi" 1 has Vrv be a chuckle girl on Ihe sound .stapes, no matter how tired .she may she thinks of the time Paulctte telephoned the doctor, crawled into bed and announced that she was not for this world much longer. Thai niaclirally doubles her up 'Taulcll* iroaucd und jroaned/' she- laughs. "Rut she tlra^cd herself nut nf bed just before the iloctor came and put on full makeup." Paulctte slini;s the "Bravo, sister," Evelyn's way, too. The blonde half of the Pals- Rain-or-Shinc team had the brunette half all bug-eyed over the way she got ex-husband John Huston to pop the big question. She says that she was on a yacht with Huston, Paulcttc and Jennifer Jones. "Jennifer and Paillette changed yowns three times a day, put on the war-paint every hour and kept sticking bows in their hair. Pau- lctte had on all her diamonds. Me, I was in denim shorts and couldn't be bothered with the lah-de-dah stuff." New Technique Evelyn, being a big outdoors girl, coaxed Huston off the yacht an-.l rushed him to a bowling alley. It was after she almost conked him with a bowling ball that Huston proposed. Afterwards Paillette told her: "Evelyn, Ulis is an cutirely im- If|lie method of getting a man. Don't tvcr lose il." Anybody who harbors the theory that Evelyn reached the Almost-an-Oscar League by playing Trilby to Huston's Svcngali Is crazy as far as she Is concerned. She aiguccl: "I didn't marry him tor tha; Twice I went to him lo read my scenes. He said 'Fine.' Sci I thought. Hmmmm, I don't need him." Kvelyn has even caught up with Paulcttc as a vine that does any thing but cHiig. She flipped through her date lumk, slo|i|H'd at a Irnnis rnalcl appointment with Kirk Douglas am .vi id: 'He tells me that he's going to North 1 * 2N. T. Pass Ark., who been the house guest j of Mr. and Mrs. C. s. Baggeit several weeks returned home yesterday. Mrs. L. W. Gosnell has nimounc- 1 cd the marriage of her daughter, , Jane, to Mr. Henry Luusford. the . wedding having been solemnized al ! Caruthersvile Sunday afternoon. The Rev. Billy Cooley, son of Mr. I and Mrs. Paul Cooley, received his [ Bachelor of Divinity degree from Duke University, Durham, lost week, heat me. Haw! That's '*hat lie thinks." •JACOBY ON BRIDGE lly OSWALD JACOHY \\riltcn nfr NKA Scrvire George's Generosity Can Be Deceiving "Do yon know," said Generous George, "you've been so nice to me lately that 1 really feel like doing something for yon. As n t>ma\l to'^eii of my esteem for you I will let you have this trick tree gratis, and (or nothing." "Don't dc me any favors." growled West. "I've had some of your Stfl.s before." West didn't, know exactly what to susuecl, but lit was nthl to be ing something away. The situation in qucstioi the very first trick of the hand West had led the jack of spades, whercniKin Generous George, v;ho was playing the South hand, had made his UtUe speech. Geoi^e then played a low spade Irom the dummy! A close examination of the hand shows that George haci not been so generous after all. The ntay of the low spade from dumtry. although it appeared to give up a spade triek to West, actually assured the contract. It didn't matter what West led at the second trick. West dared not touch the trutnps. so South was able to ruff his diamonds with dummy's trumps. As the hand was actually played, West shifted to the queen of diamonds since he correctly fenred that a. second spade -ivouid set up a trick for South. Georpe look the king of diamonds and dummy's top clubs. He next cashed the ace of diamonds and ruffed a diamond in dummy. He returned to his hand by ruffing a club and niffed his last diamond in dummy. He then cheerfully gave up two trump tricks to West, making his contract. ff the queen of spades is played from dummy nt the first trick, Kast wins aitii the ace and returns ills singleton trump. This allows West to wtu two high trumps, and lead his liist, trump. Now .South is doomed. He already lost three tricks and must lose one of his low diamr.nris The king of spades offers a discard for one of the diamonds, but tile removal of nil the trumps prevents 5onth Irom mfiing any diamonds in dummy. It is interesting lo note that East could not defeat Generous George by overtaking his partner's Jack of spades with the ace. Tnnt would set up dummy's king and queen of jpadcs. after which declarer would need no diamond rufls Gold on the Beach MANILA —Wi— Thar's gold In them thar breakers! Whole families of Filipino cost'al folk In the region of Agoo. north of Manila, make he surfers have a legend that what they find Is part of the loot of a Chinese 'par- • \ji flyuu, ILUIIJI UI iVliklula their living by "mining" tl •n. was | tossed sanrts. The golrt-scekc were west owl of Schenectady. He had them taken off at Chicago and flown to Columbus. They arrived at 6:30 a.m. March 1. Trucks were waiting to race them to the mill. Silent crews worked without lunch, and without words, determined to keep their word to Washington. At 3:30 p.m. a switch was thrown. The mill went to work. The men sat down for a round of hot coffee. I wonder where that gallant crew is now, and what Gaethke and Hills are doing. I wonder If tha mine is still working. I wonder it the snow still falls up there on July afternoons so that a great rainbow arches up from the valley floor so low that you can 'almost reach the violet stripe nt the bottom. ate, ijirnahong, whose ship went down in Lingayen gulf in the 18th Century. A more prosaic explanation is thitt the Agoo river brings gold down fom the mountains, but the river is so swift- that no gold remains in Its lied. It is all washed out to sea and then cast back by the surf. State Flog Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL l.SDepIclcrl is the f of 12 Greek sen H Insurgent 15 Vibrate 16 Machine part 3 Monster 1 Down 5 Parts of the head 6 Metal 7 Forefather 8 Behold! 9 Above IB Mineral rock 10 Sea nymphs 19 Hail! H Reveries 20Endocarp of a 13 Negative word 33 The is ils 43 Arclic gulf drupe 5V Preposition official flower -M Cut 21 Vegetable 25 Work 35 Declaims -15 French river 26 Walk in water 36 Moon goddess -16 Persian poet 27 Us motto is W Behold (Latin) 51 Horsepower 41 To the (ab.) 28 Norse j|od sheltered side S3 Artificinl 31 Order 42 Unusual language 22 Pronoun 23 Nol (prefix) 2-1 Precipitation in winter 27 Scuttles 29 Parent 30 Hypothetical forces 31 Mire 32 Printing term 33 Urn 34 Seth's son 37 This slate is New England 38 Anent 39 Poem 41 Fragrance 46 Chemical term 47 Varnish ingredient 48 Toil 40 Goddess of infatuation 50 Engraver 52 Lake is in this slate 54 Wigwam 55 Din VERTTCAI, 1 Rulers in Java i SSkj

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