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"AGE EIGHT fARK.y rotmiKR KEWS ' tiE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH« COURIER NEWS CO. U. W HAINES, Publisher HAKRT A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRJCKSON, Associate Editor . PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Uin»j« •olr NiUonaJ Advertising RepresentitlTei: W»l!ice Wltmer Co, New Tork, Chicago. Detroit AtlinU, Uemphts. Entered «J tecond class matter at the po«t- •ttic* >t Blytheville, Arkiuus, under act at Con, October >. 1117. Member of The Associated Prea* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: My carrier ID Ihe city oj Blytheville or any itiburbiD town where carrier service U main- Wntd, 20c fler week, or 85o per month By mail, withlD a radius ol 60 allies 44.00 pet jt»r, »2.00 lor slj months, JI.OO for three months: kr mall outside 50 mile lone, tlO.OO per yen parible in advance Meditations And laid them down at Hie apostles' Oet: and distribution was nude unto every man ao cording as he had need.—Acts 4:35, * * * In all God's providences, it is good to compare His word and His works together; [or we shall find a beautiful harmony between them, and that they mutually illustrate each other.— Matthew Henry. Barbs •• Common sense is fine, but maybe the world could use some of the uncommon variety. * * * The flowers they refer lo that bloom in tht spring must be water lilies. * * * Heavy eaters have to reckon with expense accounts, says a doctor. Not lo mention expanse tc counts! * * + The five-foot limb-spread nf the Japanese crab Is noihiny compared lo the mouth -spread of •ome American crabs. Perennial Postal Deficit Needs Careful Analysis ' Bills to rescind ihe Post Office Department's recent cuts in mail service, await floor action in both houses of Congress. But the lawmakers might, better devote their energy to something else, for these measures won't mean anything even should they become law. The reason is simple: Congress won't provide the money needed to restore the service reductions. In fact, the department in all likelihood will enter the 1950-51 fiscal year with its budget somewhat trimmed. It's another case of the legislators trying to have their cake and eat it, too. Post Office deficits are chronic. The Congress never has faced up to the problem how to put the department' on « consistently paying basis. This year postal operations are $545,000,000 in the red. If the cuts ordered by Postmaster General Donaldson serve, to stir the public enough to push the lawmakers toward some read solution, they may be a good thing. Even though, according to an early survey of thc effects of the changes, a considerable number of business firms are siifferng. The reductions in service themselves are certainly no solution. At best it was hoped they would chop $30,000,000 off operating costs, but experience to date suggests the saving may be substantially less. The big money losers in the department are the second, third and fourth class mail services handling, respectively, newspapers and magazines, advertising circulars, and parcel post. Only first class mail and postal savings earn their way. Each of these red-ink services ought to be examined closely by Congress with a view to streamlining it and getting it onto the most efficient basis possible. Wherever they apply, the recommendations of the Hoover Commission should be adopted. If such revamping docs not produce the economies needed to wipe out the deficits in these categories, then Congress would seem to have no choice but lo raise rates so operations can get back into the black. Any other course amounts to flat acknowledgement that Congress is prepared to carry the Post Office Department indefinitely as a cumbersome, inefficient giant that cannot earn its salt. If the lawmakers should surprise by really buckling down to this task, they ought also to end for all time the absurd fiction of "air mail subsidies" to the airlines. American civil aviation may need subsidy to survive; that's a problem of another sort. But what is thought wise for the airlines has nothing to do with running the air mail service, which should function according lo costs and standards suitable to its own special nature. fRIDAY, . !», 1M* . once over lighlly— By A. A. • red rick SOB (A man's column, like his pocketbook, ioo(h- hrush and wife, should not be handled by other*. However since A. A. Kredrlckson chose to spend two weeks wallo«lnr In the heart of America's Rust BOK! in Nebraska, we who were left u> languish In the lustiness of Arkansas fertility have seized the opportunity to do him wrong. We will, despite the Axiom above, "handle" his column today . . . and never, never fenlly.) ' (Second (if two articles) Aye, verily, a newspaperman's life may be drab but never, never dreary. After yesterday's incident witli Col. Brassbunglc, we find our hero, Nosey Eversharp confined to the relative quiet and inactivity of the wire desk. There, our erstwhile J-School student and cub reporter can do no wrong.. He writes headlines, underlines capital letters and in general has no nasty old public to contend with. Here he can't get into trouble—or can he?) Not unless it would be just before press time when the news room is deserted except for himself when— "Ahem! Cough! Cough! Double A- hcm! Young man, if 1 may take just a moment of your time—" "Yes," glowers Nosey, removing a rusted paper clip from his ear lobe and squinting up at the husky stranger, "May I help you'.'" "As a matter of fact, son, that you can. .Allow me to introduce myself. I am llstrane Forp Ublicity, third vice- undersecretary of the Pushloonislahiiin Feline Society for the promotion and promulging of World Cat Year. Now if you could arrange for your newspaper to give us only 15 pages—" 1 (Nosey loudly blows his nose and peers helplessly at the unfurling roll of late bulletins from the press service teletype:) KO'REAN CAPITAL FALLS TO RKDS AIRLINER, 48 PASSENGERS, MISSING SECOND FRENCH PLANE FALLS, 40 KILLED RUSSIA AGAIN SAYS NO TO UN THRIP THREATENS STATE CROPS U. S. NAVAL PLANE SHOT DOWN— "Could you come back, some other time?" he queries, "It's nearly press time, there's no one else around, I'm sure one of our reporters can—" "Son!" (The husky one loans menacingly over the desk.) "Did you know that there are 21 million cats in America alone? Did you know 50 per cent of these cats are homeless, neglected and abused? Twenty per cent of all American families own cats. It is our aim lo boost this figurejio. 40 per cent in an effort to stop this'-'wanlon slaying of the common cat' whose existence as household pets and rodent killers has been traced by anthropologists to the very dawn of mankind. "Now if you will just agree to publish these press releases and two-page layout of pictures, I'll guarantee that your readership of cat owners will more than double within two weeks. "That's nice," parries Nosey weakly "but right now there's a deadline—newsboys waiting—hell-bomb explosions— two murders-—plane crash—outbreak of war—" "This will take only a minute," retorts llstrane, "now if you could just, work my picture somewhere into this spread — 1 am rather well-known in Pushloonistan you know—let me. tell you about myself. 1 was born at an early age of Scolch-Eukranian parents in the little hamlet of Adoptacat, Pushloonis- tan. At the age of three (be sure and get all these figures into print) 1 discovered that the existence of ailouro- phobia was due lo old wives' (ales and superstitntions handed down by Kavir- ondo tribesmen—at the age of 16, I discovered that I was destined to— At this point, the teletype belches 28 bells a s a signal that t h e king of England has committed suicide, Russian planes are bombing Washington, and the President of the United States has just suffered a heart attack. Nosey screams once, docs a double back-flip, runs to he parapet of the fifth floor and does a swan dive into thc asphalt pavement below . . . Yes, the newspaper business i s just one little bit of excitement after another . . . Hmm! "I wonder if I should have majored in applied ceramics?" C.E.S. So They Say There is an impression in the East that the United Stales is only interested in the war with Russia, not in peace of the world.—Prime Minister Liquat All Khan of Pakistan. * * * The economic health of the nation depends largely upon the ability of small businesses lo realize their full earnings potential and thereby make their full contribution to high level employment.—Richard L. Roscnlha], president. Citizens Utilities Company. Let's Keep It Indepedent After Seven Years, An Obituary For Unaccounted for USSJarvis By nOUflLAS l.A USES' .SKA Staff Correspondent . WASHINGTON — (NEA) — The mysterious disappearance of the only U.S. surface warship unaccounted for at the end of World had failed Sunday School Lesson .BY WILLIAM K. Gll.ROV, !>.!>. Moses stands as the typical liberator and leader, not only of Israel, but of all history. And as liberator and leader, though he shares this particular fame with others, he stands as a law-giver, establishing codes and principals for lhe orderly life and welfare of men in society. That is greatness enough, but upon what factors of incident and charater was such greatness established? The first incident is the one dear to every child, the babe in the little basket of bulrushes and lar, discovered by Pharoah.s daughter, the child of affection and the palace, though nursed covertly upon his own mother's milk (Exodus 2:1-10). Who knows n'hat divine alchemv may have been iti that mither's milk? In any ciise the child, grown itmn, refused to be called the son of Pharoah's daughter, choosing lather to suffer the affliction of his own people (Hebrews 11:23-25). Here was lhe first indication of true greatness, and the first step toward a great career—the set- ling of principle, and devotion lo a people and a cause, above self- interest and the alluring life of ease and power in a palace. A selfish man may become powerful, but he can never be truly great. The next step was the promptness with which Moses put this devotion to his people into action. His choice was not one of theory or aloofness, but of definite commitment to a cause. His first action, in siding with a fellow Israelite, and killing nn Egyptian in what might have been a private quarrel, may have been an act of impulsiveness and of poor strategy, for it compelled him to escape for I his life. He discovered, too, that I all Jews were not as loyal to their j own people as himself. } But that action in killing lhe Egyptian, however doubtful in il- isetf. left no doubt regarding Moses' j capacity for action, and the com- to reveal^any _tra_ce of ship although she was stopped dead pleteness of his devotion to the Time Now Has Come For Stand on Reds her. Next to kin of the 246 officers, and flames spurted and swept the and men on board were notified. , forecastle Ordinarily a surface ship gains , n „ tev down would have been sighted. oul thc would have left flotsam, or (here War II has at last been cleared up I would have been survivors to on the Navy's records. After seven years of patient detective work. Navy historians announce they have solved ihe riddle of the destroyer USS Jarvis. which sailed off into space Aug. D, 1912. from the Coral Sea southwest of Guadalcanal, following the sea battle ol Save Island. A Navy flier from' the carrier accounting Jarvis 1 give of their ship. Thc cause of his distressed and enslaved people. An element in Moses, not always _ associated with greatness-, but gines. The destroyer Dewey towed i often a mark pf greatness in men, hours her crew had put fire and patched the en- the Jarvis to a shallow . - chorase. A cheek shewed 14 men posmon was well established j mi , sim , Bnd sevcn woun(ied . men in a small ocean area which was meticulously scanned by aviators and seamen: Yet she vanished with- As Ccmdr. Graham was putting the reven wounded water an- j was his modestv, his distrust himself and in "his own abilities. that led him (o lean upon God. and that gave him strength only aboard the flagship I 'n the assurance that God was out. a trace. Up to now that's been all anybody knew. The .l.irvls was force assigned lo Saraloga was the last friendly per- I Guadalcanal. During the attac son to see the Jarvis. limping aloni; she purposely took a Jap torpedo in her I would head lor Sydney, Australia. i (or repairs that nlght^-Aug. K to " j avoid the almost certain Jap air [>arl of the task i atlac ^ the next day. the invasion of Despite a 50-foot gash In her side, the loss of all her radio gear and rnsny of her guns, it was felt sure in the pre-dawn haze bound for sirte Australia. Six-weeks later a tersf i ccnne--. Her skipper. 39-year-old Ll. j mine sweeper Hoveywas'ordered Navy communique announced thatiComdr. William \V - intensive air and surface searches Pjihnyra. What it. all led to is well known , -the achievement of Moses in freeing his people from bondage. and leading them through the trouglcd years of the wilderness. Those trouglcs were due mainly to the lack of faith, vision, and protect ihe cruiser Vin- I the cripple could make Sydney. The! cnura ge on the part of so many of i j - - - ' - • i the people. What might be pcis- I Graham, of i escort, hut was never able to rendez-| I'b'e for a people if all had tlis | N.J.. rf/usrd (r> abandon 1 Sep. JAR VIS r.ige 11 faith vision and courage of their greatest leaders! By DeWITT MACKENZIE AP Korean Attain Anal;**' Britain's quick action in offering the United' States powerful naval support in the Korean crisjs vastly strengthens the hand of democracy in deallni; with this fresh Communist aggression. T^' The wholt house of" commona broke into cheers when Prim* Minister Attlee announced that British naval forces in Japanese waters were being tendered to the U.S.A. for immediate use. And former Prune Minister Winston Churchill was immediately on his feet to pledge the Socialist premier the support of the Conservative Party in this dramatic move. Solidarity Show Whether America actually need* this extra naval aid is of far les* importance than the fact that w* have here another striking exhibition of solidarity between these twn great world powers. That's a potent warning against further Red aggression. ' Not all the democracies have been so quick to stand up and be counted. Many have been proceeding more, cautiously, with a weather eye on Moscow. Self-preservation is a natural impulse, but this Is a crisis in which outspoken unity among the democracies Is badly needed. It's no tim€ to hedqe. "Stand at Armageddon" Either "we sta»d at Armageddon and we battle for the Lord" (to I a line from the late Teddy Rol veltl. or we just "stand at Ar3f- ageddon" period. America has given » lead in her dramatic promulgation of an active policy for containment of Red aggression in the Far East. The U.N. has legalized that policy by calling on all nations to use such measures as are necessary to halt the attack on Korea. The Communist world, headed br Russia, is in process of assaying the position—of figuring out whether the Western nations mean business or are just blustering. Moscow's first reactions, as . displayed in editorial comment, charged aggression but were comparatively mild! The Bolshevists are feeling their way. Altack Continue* Meantime the northern Korean armed forces continue their attack on the South Korean republic, and the defenders have lost their capital. Seoul, along with some other key points. American warplanes are in action against the aggressors and have delivered effective attacks, and more Yankee air power Is on it* way. A few U.S. airplanes are reported destroyed. President Truman has warned us that "we face a serious situation." However, he expressed the hope that his decision to use American force will bring peace to the world ultimately. I believe that hope is well foujjjB ed. We may have to fight another "•orld war if things go badly—but II. fe not true that such a. war Is Old Jelly Roll's Jazz Lives Again for One Shining Hour By SUMNCR T>. AIILBKM is'EA Sliiff Currespondeiit .'land and began lim'cerinf; up their ' mmienus. Jimmy Archie was NEW YORK (NEA)—In the hot ! ihf re. a round liute 'dea'confeh man afternoon light the casino lookici a little frowsy, like a dance hall hostess surprised in her wrapper and curler.s. People ;at around the lable.5 with pitchers ot beer as if they had wandered in from the lower East SMe .street by mistake. They had come concert, n celebration for Ferdinand Morton — "Mr. Jelly Icily Roll Morton gave birth to a?z in the glittering spor'.in^ houses of old New Orleans while millionaires listened and champagne bubbled. His piano had ccho- •d in the fanciest nightspoLs of Chicago, New York, California. This casino, among the tenements .iml delicatessens, wasn't one of them. Then over by the bandstand a with gold-rimmed glas-e.s who was Jelly's trombonist once, and Omer ~imeon, n dark-skinned Mr. FJVC- his queen. South's own losing cards included a spade, a diamond, one i or two clubs, and one or two trumps. J Some of the losers in diamonds and ' clubs might be ruffed in dummy, I bin even then South would have, j trouble returning to his own hand. ! Kaufman decided that his best I plan was to go after dummy's Ions spade If the opponent, 1 ! led IS Yeurs Ago > Today Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Venable aj»d mother. Mrs. Hooker of Memphis, I were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Faught and family Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. George A, Schmidt . .. _, 305 Dougnn, announce the Dirch of trumps, the spades could probably a daughtei yesterday afternoon at - , ,„,- ^ «t "p. n the opponents failed • the Blytheville hospital. The baby, by-Five who was Creole Jelly';, lav- \ to cad tr « m P s - Soillh mi sht man-j who weighs seven pounds, has been oriie clarinet, player. Suddenly, like a dow*t:[xiur r the casino was drenched In "Jelly R tl Blues.' 1 sH brass and eight octaves wide. H was probably the first ja?/5 lhe mcn needed no in the fancyhouscs of Ne',v Orleans' Sloryville, and now the faded casino on the edge of Greenwich Village was like a Etoryville ho;;sc, too, gaudy and glittered with memory. The beer in the pitcheis was .still orer. but to Mabel, a Creole who 'va.s Jelly's last flame, it c<;uld have been champagne. Mab^l came down lan.y man vvhase nalr kept I.™- ^ Hari^T^r p»r«y ,n?Trr :'mfa iv ^p^efzri,,r;^ir^- b ^'"^ hal """* a h — nodded to the jazz . vvntten a book called "Mister Jelly j : Roll," and hc wanted to play a rcc- j AKJ9H2 30 ¥QS2 » AS <« AH 5 3 : ¥ 104 » J 1096 : * K 3 ! 3 A B (DEAUEIt) N W E S A A Q ID ¥ K J7 J..MI197 46 1 4 t A986S > KQ73 + Q52 N-S vul. North Kasl South West 1 A Pi ss 2 ¥ 2 A Pass 2 N 3 ¥ P! !S 4 A Pass T. fas'f Pass Pass Pass Opening le.id — *.T. named Charlotte. Mrs. P. B. Joyner and children have gone to Okemah. Okla.. [or a six weeks stay with the parents of Mrs. Joyner. Mrs. Roy Payne will leave toniRht for LaVerne, Minn., where she will visit her mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Nett, and other relatives. ruffed low, Kaufman could win his irm Democratic SUpd A firm stand • by democracy i.i Vkely to discourage Communist aggression, A disolay of weakness by d^ni^ct-cy at Ihi.s crucial Juncture, \vould he Invitine:. further aggressions li'-:e that now directed nt Korea, with ttir. certainty that nn- other ?:or]d war would have to be fought.. Apropos nf this wr. have a striking development in central . Europe. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of thfi West German government Is said to intend asking the Allies for security guarantees against the possibility of attack through Communist dominated Plaslern Germany. The chanr ceHor is meeting with the American, British, and French high commissioners In Bonn today and Is expected to raise this question. Adenauer takes the position that what has happened in Korea could happen in Germany. And of course he is Tight—providing the Red aggression isn't deait with firmly right now. The parallel between Korea, ?.nd Germany Is loo glaring to be tenlh trick immediately ruffing with the nine. out his losers in the the edges." a.« Lomax describe.^ a in his book, "not talking, but s;>in- [ r.ing out a life in something <K%e- 10 son?." The voice was Jeliy Flo)]. and he was recording history, | ". . . So in thc year of 1002 wheti I was abotii. 17 years old I h.ip- j nencd to invade one ot the scairtnis I where the birth ic said, happily. After a vhile (hc boys bc?an with the spell of Story vile gone, 'he casino was a shabby dance nail rcMn. But not really out, of time, hnck was finessed from dummy, and Jolly had yone that way. loo, : Knst won with the queen of spades. When hc had aqe to ruff minor suits. At the second trick. Therefore. Kaufman led thc six of spades from his hand. West played low, the h e told h is s t/>ry i n 1038, already pawned his diamond-studded sock supporters, and before they buried him In r/is An. , . . i .1.1 OS in 1910 someone !ind stolen f „ ,. , ° r .i ?za! °"* II1 ' |1 7 I the half-carat diamond Trorn his from, the voice said, and a nlie I ot piano chords drifted out of the ! lovid.spcakcr with it. used to play H. front loolh. I Mabel wa s p roha bl y 2! .1 <t to -2 e t ! back up to Harlem and remember . ,, ,, . . [ i ho^e Now Orleans m< n, rcnlly .Pollv nol had «Titl«ii Ihr .v.orvi , vj h ( , ik M , himself, talking it and plavms it j^]"] , ;n ' into a recording machine in lO^R at the Library of Conc;re.w. ^hen Lomax wa.? a.<uisUnl curator o: thc Folklore Archive. After thai Lomax spent 12 years copying Jelly IMU's recorder! bragging onto napnr, m- Icr.spcr.stng it with "interlude^," to make a biography. More of Jelly Roll spilled o'.it o! rhe loudspeaker over the people at thc casino tables. Jelly Roll nras;- JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD .IACO1IV Wriltcn for NEA Scrvicr Playwright Wins ping about his tune, "The Pearl-," 1 ^ CL'U/ J D It' 'There are very, very few pUnw.s. • n •>*'"'"' Hutting if any. that can play 'The I'carl,,' QM Qf ^ , nvr)rll( , „,„„,„„_,. fl( S. Kaufman, the play- wrlfhi. Is to drop on at New York's the II being the mast difficult piece ol Jaw piano music ever written, cx- V!! 1 "S ,T , Fi "8 crb ^' cr '" ); Alul lamous Regency Club and Jelly Rol playmg "Ti?er rug" „,,„ c!< cru , „ rcw „„,,,„, nn i which I also named, from >.hc | lMr „„,,, Knm f^ Wf skin (s W( , )M1 . way T made the 'tiger roar with r.iy i ust ralcd In thc play of today's rllMW ''- Miami. Then thc record stopper), and t west opener) Ihe Jack of dia- , hair a drum sldc-mrn, as J.i?.? and Kaufman, plnytnc thr: si rtirt nol dare return up to dummy's queen, and (ore returned the Jack ol heart there- clubs. "• s I ignored, oy over- ! ^^ security . of W( . stern E ,, rop « I could hinee on this issue. Musical Instrument ^ Answer to Previou* Puzzl* HORIZONTAL. 1 Depicted musical instrument HSad cry 13 Bullied 14 it is of metal 15 Goddess of infatuation 16 Carols 18 U is struck with a small South covered with the mtenn hopefully, but West played the king, and dummy won with the ace. Kaufman now embarked on program of setting up Ihe spades and Retting a rulT or two in dummy at thc same time. He began by rur- fing a spnde in his own hand. His next step was lo lead a diamond to dummy's ace, after which he ruffed another spade in his own hand. Then he cashed the king of diamonds, discarding dummy's losing club. ' South next ruffed a club In dummy and led one of the established spades. East discarded a club, and South ruffed with the eight of hearts. West over-ruffed with the ten and quite properly returned a trump. The queen wa-s played from dummy. East covered with the king, and South won with the ace. Now declarer led his last club, ruffing with dummy's last trump. Thereupon another spade was led from dummy. At this point, Knsl had left the Jack and seven nf hearts. Kautman had the nine of hearts and A losing diamond. If East rufied high. South could discard Ihe los- tn« diamond and win Ihe last hick VERTICAL 1 Cv.-cek philosopher 2 Draw back 3 Chill 4 Preposition 5 Part of the face 6 Sand 7 Church season 8 Rim n Part of "be" 10 Gibbon 11 Worships 12 Staid 17 Older (ab.) PAYS IBEX NEST S1E ,21 Ore furnrjcea | |)lc call them, climbed to (he bjnd- i.s/mth 'hand, let 11 ride around lo with Ihe nine of trumps, if JEasl 1!) Chinese measure 20 Hunting dogs 20 Gypsum 22 Sun god variety 23 Gaelic 25 Encounter 27 Marine mammal 28 Otherwise 29 French article .10 State (ab.) 31 Not (prefix) 32 Palm lily ' 3.1 Opposed ,15 Feminine appellation 38 Vegetable 39 Rumanian city 40 Anent 41 Accompanies •4 7 Low German 24 Greet 26"Lily Maid of Astolat" 3.1 Excoriate .14 Lacked .16 Domestic 57 Numerals 42 Street (ab.) 43 Fish 44 Hebrew measure 45 Demolish 46 Horse's gait 49 Malt beverage 51 Brown 51 Halt an em 55 Direction (ab.) 48 New Zealand lake 50 English riv r cr 51 Oriental porgy 52 Remove 54 H is shaped from a bar Sfi Paradise 57 Kcignj Ii 15 » ^ n 41 » HO So H. M ^ 4 1 11 W V ^ tu 11 w V. 50 t Ii M si 7 ^ w 5 Hi 7 \ * H m u 25 <a 50 5t * W w K 10 'A m vU» W< il U it NT i " 1 '| J

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