The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1950 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 14, 1950
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PAGE EIGHT ,?; (ARK.) COURIER. NEWS HUE BLYTHEVILLE COURIKR NKWS TH« COURIER NEWB CO. H W HAINES, Publisher • ARRT A HAINES, AnlsUnt Publlthtr A A. FRKDRICKSON. AssocUM Editor PAUL D HUMAN. Adrertlsing •oil N»tlon»l Adrertising ReprnenUtifti: W»llict Witraer Co, Mew York, Chicago Detroit Atl»nU MtmphU. _ ____ entered u <econd class matter at the poet- »ffk* it Blytheville, Arkiuiu, under act ol Con- (r«M, October » 1111 Member of Tb« Associated Pr«n SUBSCRIPTION RATES: *j carrier in the cit) ol Blytherllle 01 anj wburban town nhera carrlei service li maintained, 20c per neck, or S5c pel month Bj mall, within a radius ol 50 mllei 14.00 pel j»ar. »2.00 (or six months, »1.00 (or three months; kj mall oulside 60 mlla sone, «10.M per feu payable in advance Meditations Then «h»ll (he fr«i of the wood slnr out at the presence of the Lord, because he cometh to judge the earth.—1 Chronicles 16:33. + * * Cruel and cold is the Judgment or nun. Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged b>' the motive that lieth below. —Lewis J. Bates. Barbs Cold cash sometimes makes a friendship warmer. • • * Women carry their yean more lijhtly than men, •«}» » writer. Majbe because they drop •o man;. * * 4 Right now there are probably us many good lies in the club house as there are on the golf Old Inhabitants can remember when all the red front* UMd to b* on atoret. * * * After all, you can believe about half of what you hear—If you want to be that foolish. Discussion of Polio Needs Your Attention • The Blytheville Community Service Council will hold an open meeting at 7:30 tomorrow night in the Municipal Courtroom in City Hall to discuss * serious situation. Crux of the meeting will b« consideration of way* and means of caring for polio victims should an epidemic strike Mississippi County again this year. The public is invited to this meeting, «nd th« invitation cannot be worded too utrongly. It is unfortunate that virtually ev- •ry public meeting ever held in Blylhe- ville was ignored by the same citizens these meetings were to benefit. This lethargy of the bulk of the citizenry has done more to retard community development here, than any lack of natural gas or absence of industry/or inadequacy of sewers. In this instance, however, there can he no vestige of an excuse for disinterest. No technical knowledge of bonds or construction or engineering is needed. No one can say "This doesn't apply to me." It seems certain that no parent in Blytheville need be "sold" on the potential good that may come from a meeting of this nature. If you have any doubts, ask any victim of last summer's epidemic. It may seem to some that any talk of a polio epidemic at this point is premature. Such a stand is a refusal to face facts. It can happen here. H did happen here. Mississippi County and Blytlieville both have received criticism from outside the slate in at least one national magazine that chooses to designate this county as "back country." Unprepared- ness for another bout with polio will make this charge stick. And there always are those who choose to say: "Let George do it." But "George" may be one of the first victims of a polio epidemic. British Would Do Well By Joining Coal-Steel Pool Soon six European countries will bc- Kin negotiating to form a pool of their coa! and steel industries. If they succeed they may wipe out a major source of the international frictions that have taken Europe periodically into war. A coal-steel alliance would be historic in another sense: it would mean thai several proud nations had in the interests of peace and economic well- being given up a portion of their precious sovereignty. Sovereignty is to world affairs what stales' rights are to the national scene. It means Ihe rifhl of » government to WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1950 control its own destiny without outsid* interference. Nations have jealously guarded this riyhl. But now they are beginning Io see that its exercise does not actually assure them of control over their respective destinies. The world today is too closely interwoven. Attempts of nations to exist in isolated pockets are largely failures. Great credit must go to France as the bold author of the coal-steel plan. Perennially fearful of neighboring Germany, the French nevertheless have mustered their courage for a step that might prove the first big stride toward unity in Kurope. Italy, West Germany, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg also merit commendation for joining the plan. Britain has chosen not to lake part at this stage. Us refusal doesn't bar possible participation when the pool is worked out in detail; it merely means the British were reluctant to do anything suggesting they were wholly committed to the idea. The British attitude is understandable. The Labor government is worried over the effecl a pool arrangement would have on its controlled economy, especially on wages in its own coal and steel industries. Pay is higher than on the continent. Furthcmore, Britain has stout ties with nations of the British Commonwealth. What might happen to these under a pool set-up? v Britain unquestionably is the most isolation-minded country in Europe outside of Russia. The British probably would be ecstatically happy if the 20 miles of channel separating them from tiie continent could be stretched into an ocean. This outlook phis jealous concern for its socialistic experiments probably explains why Britain seems lesa willing than others in Europe to concede an inch or two of its sovereignly. The British indicated they might have viewed the coal-steel proposal more favorably had it included a national veto power to be exercised against decisions of an international pool authority. British leaders believe they are protecting their country. Bui if a pool plan is worked out which they don't think they can join, there's a serious question how well Britain will be off on the outside. A West European coal-steel combine almost surely will provide the toughest competition British industry has ever faced except from the Uniled Stales. Britain belongs to Europe. Trying to hold itself aloof, to create its own special economic,cjjjnate, may prove a grievous error. For.TfiV United States is not likely to sustain the British" indefinitely in a course which denies the realities. Views of Others Revised Slogan The Democrats, striving for control of the Eighty-second Congress, may be in search of a new slogan. While admirably titled to the tenets of the past seventeen years, "Welcome to the treasury, boys," is not exactly what the well- dressed politician wears In the way ot slogan. After the revelations o[ the Harding era, the Democrats rightly never ceased to hammer at the official corruption tnai had given the period its evil smell. While it took a depression saddled by the astute Charles Michaelson on Ihe luckless Hoover to effect a change, the Dcm- ccratic slogan was still based in the pastwar graft and Teapot Dome. All Ihroiigh the 1932 campaign, the exuberant Democrat. 1 ; w'ere still proclaiming "Throw the rascals out." Times, of course, have changed and the shoe is on the other foot. There have not been enough Republicans in office to work up the g-hcst of a graft and the predominant party sils squashily on every effort to get at administrative scandal. Whitewash is a superior product when handled by skilled folk In exactly the right position. It has about gotten so that disinterested observers believe Dial the donkey has been exchanged as an emblem for a red herring sprinkled with whitewash. The slogan? Why not. Mr. Boyle, use this? "Keep the rascal? in!" —DALLAS MORNING NEWS So They Say I know the American people would welcome A realignment of the American party system. With the liberal Republicans joining the Democratic Party, Mr. Ciabrielson'.i (GOP Chairman Guy G. Gabrielsoni Republican Party could Join In holy wedlock wltti the Dixiccrats.—Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey (D), of Minnesota. * * * Even If events are not worse, the accumulation of them makes the situation worse.—Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Omar Bradley. * * * If you think Japan is (now) becoming » democracy, you are mistaken. Japan Is gelling worse.—Yukio Ozaki, member ol every Japanese Diet since 1890. Fading Hopes— Russia Continues War on Nationalists Peter Edson's Washington Columr S. America Communist Papers Think Reds Really Took Mosinee By DOUGLAS LARSE.V (N'EA Staff Correspondent) (For Peter Fdson, who Is on special assignment) WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Some of the pro-Commie papers in South America put a fantastic reverse twist on the story of the American Legion stunt in Mosinee, Wis., last May Day. Heports of the reaction to it have the U.S. officials both laughing and very worried. It will be remembered that the egion in Mosinee simulated what ould happen if the Commies took mtrol of the town, to show how orrible it would be. Naturally many 'cttires were taken of the event :'id circulated all over the world. However, in printing the captions :ider the pictures some Commie apers In South America just ne- ected to make clear that the hole thing was a sort of .serious ag. One picture showed Benjamin itlow, R reformed Commie who elpcd the Legion with the stunt, otnting a gun at the head of Mos- ec's chief of police. In big bold 'pe above the picture were the words, "Chief of Police Assassinated." The caption below it read: "Benjamin Gltiow, pistol in hand, secretary general of the Communist Party, is preparing to execute Chief of Police Carl Gewiss, after his having refused to carry out the orders given him by the Reds. The members of the American Legion in the ciby-of Mosinee. Wis, U.S.A., did this In order to Commemorate the First of May." Not the Way We Heard It Another picture - of the event showed the mayor being hauled out of his house, half-clad. Over it in big letters were the words, "Mayor Hc'd."^ The caption said: "Mayor Ralph Krcnewettcr. mayor of Mosinee, Wis., U.S.A., is being expelled from his house without time to change his pajamas in order to be executed minutes later *'}• the Red Troops which overthrew the government. This is part of an effective representation by the American Legion of Mosinee celebrating the First of May." Some Citizens Taken In A letter from an American citizen reported that after these pictures appeared in the paper, "all the people with whom I've spoken thought that the American Legion was a faction of the Communist Party." The letter quoted the following remarks heard on the street regarding the pictures: "What'a pity that even the Americans have fallen to the Communists." "Why, they killed the.chief of police and photographed the assassination." Wants No Tax Donations to Graveyard George Washington Lopp, the dean of the American settlement in Paris, made ohe of his infrequent visits back to this country recently to talk a little business with the Bureau of Internal Revenue. For years lie has been working In Paris for the establishment of an American cemetery there. It seems that it Is the custom in France to dig up all graves and put the remains in a common burial plot after five See EDSON Page 14 IN HOLLYWOOD B; Erskinr Jonnson N'EA StaUft Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — The British anger over lerne Dunne laying QQuQeen Victoria in "The Mudlark" hasn't cooled riown. The fne grapevine across the At- antEc is buzzing with the report hat the British * government reused to make Windsor Castle .vailable for sonic vitKt . . . The Elthel Merman-Betty Hutton hill Isn't being helped by the Him rittcs who are weighing Betty's Annie" against Ethel's m reviews if "Annie Get Your-Gun. 1 ' when Ethel was in Hollywood a. few ionths ago, she repented some of rving Berlin's raves nbout Betty's lerformance. Now Ethel is keep- ng her lips sealed. • * * Yo, ho, television! Bud Abbott nd Lou Costello come across a ifiir of midgets wrestling tn a mall ring for a sock lau^h in Abbott and Costello in the For- ign Legion." "What have thye got these midget wrestlers for?" asks Bud. Lou replies: "For svcn-inch tele- islon screens." • * • ylMMfLzW shrdl etaoi shrdl vq vb Several big movies today are <i- bout disease, everything from cancer to leprosy. Jack Pnar says he tiows a quickie producer who is making an inexpensive picture about. the flu. • * • There will soon be a new addition l« Hollywood's art colony— a red-haired portraitist named Celava /elta Kinkier. Her story sounds like it was dressed up Ity a movie, press agent, but I know it all to be true. Several months ago Mrs. K. P, Mannsse, who manages the Warm Sands Villa a'. Palm Springs, whispered lhat the girl who made up our beds every morning was an artist,. "Portraits." Mrs. Manassc confided. "Very talented but undiscovered and poor. She works as a maid hrre so she can afford to buy her paints." I promptly [orgol II. A milkman we once had who wrote movie scripts — "very talented" — and a service station attendant who acted — "very talented" — cured me a long time ago of helping io discover talent. The milkman's scripts didn't make sense and the service station boy's acting was simply atrocious. Artistj Go Ga-G» Last week-end I went to the Warm Rands again to discover that the mnid who could painl (she'j I a graduate 0 ( me New York Art I Students League) was no longer our mnid. She had been discovered. After fluffing up pillows, changing sheets and wiping off batMuh rings all day, Cclaya Zctla Winkler had gone home every night Io work on a portrail of Harry Oliver, the former Hnllywood art director now known arnunil- Palm Springs as "The Desert Rat.™ The finished portrait was on display in a Palm Springs window. Celaya. was the tost of the local art colony and .Hollywood-bound with several 'commissions. Of the painting. Harry Oliver says: "It's wonderful. My sense of humor Is showing." Hmmm — my sense 01 talent is slipping. single play. The trouble was that South couldn't quite be sure when Lou was fooling and when he was making an honest play. I By DeWITT MacKKN/lK AI 1 Foreign Affairs Analyst Russia and her satellites yesterday boycotted another United Nations organ (the Important conference no technical assistance to backward areas) in the Soviet drive The DOCTOR SAYS The veins which carry the blood from the feet and legs back toward the heart are equipped with small valves which keep the blood from flowing backward, if it, were not for these valves, the blood would press hard on the walls of these veins merely because of the long column which would have to be raised against the force of gravity. Unfortunately, during the middle and later years of life, these VRlvcs tend to break down, the pressure of blood against the walls of the veins increases, and the veins become more conspicuous. This leads to » condition known as "varicose veins." Varicose veins are near the surface because the deeper veins get more support from the muscle and other tissues around them, which helps to prevent their enlargement and swelling. Varicose veins slow the circulation. This frequently results in breaking down of the skin and surrounding tissue with the formation or large ulcers, which are annoying, unsightly, and rather difficult to cure. Ulcers, however, do not as a rule occur until the varicose veins have been present for a long time. There are several ways of treating varicose veins and ulcers and in recent years many of these have had a good deal of success. The use of elastic bandages which support the widened and enlarged varicose veins is, of course, an old remedy and helpful in many cases. Elastic bandages are also often used—a I least for a while—after other forms of treatment. Varicose veins are sometimes removed by surgery, but this may require a long cut and result in an undesirable scar. The use of injections for varicose veins has proved of value in some cases. This treatment closes the opening of the varicose vein entirely so that the blood must flow through some other vein which is either normal or lies deeper in the tissue. ' There are enough veins in the legs so that this does not seriously hurt the circulation. However, at present the use of surgery seems to be increasing and injections decreasing. Ward Off Ulcers The best treatment, for ulcers Is to prevent them by treating varicose veins before they have had a chance to develop ulcers, once ulcers have developed, treatment is aimed at curing the underlying cause—namely, the varicose veins and assisting the nicer to heal. Many methods are used. Most of them involve some kind of pressure dressing. Some success has been reported also from the use of dressings consisting of a paste made from red blood cells. The choice of treatment, how- lever, depends on the size of the i ulcer, how long it has existed, j where it is, and other factors (Which only the physician in chaise is In a position to judge. M-G-M has decided that Ij»nn Turner's suicide leap in "A Life of Her Own" puts her right in the Olivia de Havilland class. So moviegoers will be seeing Lana spin to the sidewalk. Maybe Gorgeous Gusrfe Moran is sore at Ida Lupino for not cast- Ing her, fancy pants and nil, as the tennis-playing heroine in •Mother of a Champion." She was sprinting out of a restaurant when I asked her what she thought of Ilia's plans to glorify tennis on the screen. She snapped: "The picture sounds like it might retard the game." Gussie says there's only one Hollywood queen who can really play tennis. "Ginger Rogers is terrific on the courts." she said • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWAI.n J.M'OBY Written ofr SEA Service Lou's Shrewd Play Beats Slam Contract "Just because T know a man is a crook." said South, "that's no rea- for me to believe that every Mnglc. thing he does is crooked." "Quite right," said Larceny Lou. "For example, even a crook must buy his groceries in the normal way. I'll bet that you do at least three honest things every day!" "You'd win your bet," said Larceny Lou. "Bo," continued South "just to .•show my faith in human naliire I'll believe you this once." Unfortunately South picked Ihe AKQ 107 V KQ6 J + J943 + 10 65 + 952 i \ J • A (DEALER) W E S It A865 7542 N-S vul. 14 V A87S » 8 12 + 108743 North East Snnth Wc« 1 « Pass 1 * p. 1SF 4 N. T. Pass 5 » p ass 6 * Pass Pass Pass IS Years Ago Today | 'Trigger" Wall. 13-year-old Dell | independent ball player and catcher r for the Famous Slore in the commercial soft ball league, has been signed by the Eldorndo Lions of the East Dixie League, it has been announced. He will report to them on July 1. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Redman and family have returned from Kansas City, Mo., where they spent a week, going up especially for a reunion of Mrs. Redman's family. Mr. and Mrs. Redman and children also went to Hiawatha. Kans.. where they visited with relatives of Mr Redman. larceny Lou holding the West cards had opened the jack of hearts. Dummy had played the ace. The heart return was taken by dummy's king after which declarer had laid down the king of spades from the dummy. On this trick Larceny Lou played the nine of spades! Up to this point, South had expected to win the first trump trick in dummy and the second In his own hand. This Is the standard way of handling such a trump holding. The reason Is that South is in danger only if an opponent holds as many as four trumps. If East has four spades to the Jack-nine, nothing can be done; Ihe slam is doomed. If West has four to the jack, however, East will have to discard on the second round of tnimps. This will reveal Ihe silnci- llon, and South can pick up West's trumps by leading back to dummy's queen-ten. But when Lou dropped the nine of spades on the round of trumps, the whole picture changed. . It now seemed that West had | started either with the singleton nine of spades or with the jack- nine. If West had only the singlctr.n nine, it was vital for declarer to win the second tmmp trick with dummy's queen. If West could not follow suit. South would be able to nick nn E-stV trumps by leading through Ihem towards his own acs- cighl. South had many misgivings about believing West's play ol Ihe nine of spades, but, as shown by his little speech, he finally decided to accept the play as honest. He there- to force the peace organization to oust the Chinese Nationalist* and give their seat to the new Chines* Communist government. Thirtieth -Organ" That Is the thirtieth o Soviet bloc has given tin shoulder In the Red campaign against Generalissimo Chiang Kai- shek's Nationalist government, which was one of the big five Allies in the World War. It make* clear that whatever good ,if any, may come out of U.N. Secretary General Lie's recent conference with Marshal Stalin in Moscow, It hasn't altered the Soviet tactics of obstruction in the peace organization. This development, of course, further widens the division of th* pence organization into two camps —the Reds and the Democracies. That operation, If continued, can only mean the ultimate separation of the blocs Into two distinct organizations. We must face such t contingency .squarely. Would Be Astonishing As a matter of fact it would be an astonishing thing if the U.K., could be made to work successfully with the present set-up. The fijhb between communism and democracy has divided the globe into two worlds whose ways of life are so wholly different that we are engaged in a' cold war which in many instances has boiled over InJ^a, "shooting" conflict. ' ^^ President Truman has warned that rhe Soviets are "fomenting aggression and preparing for war". The conflict can only be avoided by making the Western world so strong that the Muscovites won't dare fight. Moscow*» Charges Such is the background of the new collective military measures which the Western Allies are taking to prepare for defense. Moscow points to these developments and charges that the capitalistic nations themselves are getting ready to make war. Certainly there Is no balm in the U.N. Gilead which will cure thla situation. That Is trite because th« Soviet campaign within the peace organization is part and parcel of the "cold war" which Is being waged for the spread of communism to all lands. So long as this situation continues, just so long will ths U.N. be largely hamstrung. The ejection of the Chinese Nationalists and the seating of th« Chinese Communists in the U.N. couldn't alter the position materially. It Is purely incidental as compared with the Soviet program of communizing the. whole world. Issue Is Confusing All this naturally Is contustn& the average citizen, and the nT^- tion arises as to whether the U.N. shoud continue to try to operate under such conditions. The answer to this perhaps is that we never should stop trying to achieve what is right, even if the obstacles seem unsurmountable. However, as things now stand, the democracies are having to resort to their newly created orga- ni'/ations (the Atlantic Pact group, for example) to achieve results.. And the Soviet bloc is carrying out its program through its own agencies, merely using the U.N. as «. battle ground for obstruction and as a sounding board for propaganda. Prime Minister Stalin apparently still remains the undisputed dictator of the great Soviet machine. Mention of his name yesterday at the opening session of the supreme Soviet in Moscow brought a thunderous ovation. Under his guidance the cold war will continue until the Communist offensive in A-iia anu in other parts of the world is brought to a halt In the distant' future, just as it has been in Western Europe. And there's nothing the U.N. or any other organization can do about it. This is a fight to a finish. Insect * Answer to Previous Puzzle IIORIZONTAL 3 Chinese city wrong time to believe Larceny Lou. fore won the second trump trick II was true that Lou could not pos-jwith dun'"-"'s queen—and kut hli sibly be up to mischief on every] clam contract! 1,8 Depicted insect 11 Confidence 12 Self (comb, form) 14 Wood 15 Purloin 17 larvae are pests 16 Boy's nickname 19 Spectral 21 "Smallest State" (ab.) 22 Bristle 24 Iroquoian Indian 26 Ship's balance 27 Prevaricator 28 College degree (ab.) 29 Exclamation 30 Artificial language 31 On lime (ab.) .32 Welt 34 American general 37 Leg apparel 38 Biblical name 39 Hebrew dcily 40 Argued 46 Direction (ab.) !7 Help •19 Mongolian 50 Statute 51 Oriental weight fi.lfVliirhvinds ~>5 Born 06 Traffic violator VERTICAL 1 Curer 2 Wapjli 4 Winclov; part 5 Preposition 6 Playing cards 7 Undiluted 8 Mole of scale 9 African river 10 White powder 11 Cook in an oven 13 Willow 16 Low Latin • (ab.) 19 Capered 20 Jaundiced 23 Crowns 25 Lariats 32 It destroys 33 Wind-blown 44 Waste 35 Malice allowance 36 Songs for two 45 Sea eagle singers 41 Diminutive suffix 42 Baseball equipment 43 Above 48 River in Scotland SOtYuil drink 52 French article 54 Year of Our Lord (ab.)

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