The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1950 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 14, 1950
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SO. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS fUB KtYTHEVILUE COURIER NEWS TM COCKIER NEWS CO. K. W. HAINES, PuWuher •AJUtT A. HAINES, AjtisUnt Publisher A. 4. FKEDR2CKSON, Associate Editor MOL D. HUUAN, Advertising' V»n»ger • •*!« Nttfeul Advertising RepresenUUre*: VmlUw Wttmer Co, New York, Chicago. Detroit AJteata, «J Mcond cl»i» matter at the past- it BlrthevUle, Arkaiuv, under act ol Con- October 9, 1*17. Member of The Associated Presj •DBSCRIPTION RATES: »T earrier in the city ot Blythevllle or inj Mhurbtn town where carrier service is mam- touud, iOc per weelc, or 85c pet month Bj null, within • radius of 50 miles $1.00 per r«»r. 1200 for six months, 11.00 for three months: fcy Bull outside 50 mite cone, (10.00 per rear ptjrahl* to advance Meditations &• ftto k the resurrection of the dead. 11 is •own in tnrrupUon: U is raised Jn Incorrupljon. 1 C«r. 13:42. * * * And when no longer we can see Thee, may i*e reach out our hands, and find Thee leading us through death to immortality and glory.—H. W Be«cher. Barbs One reason so many marriages are failures is because so many failures get married. * * * A Michigan jurfce ruled (hat a man may lie mMrfMmlvely drunk. That must mean GOOD and drunk. * * * It wouldn't be so bad to be buried up to you rears—it it were in watermelon. * * * TJie ntrceMfui man makes hay from the £ras5 thai craw] uider jome other fellow's feel. » * * If you think women can't take a joke, you ihould meet some of their husbands when they're it 1 party. Civilian Defense Programs Lag; Now's Time for Action Governors all over the nation could well copy the iniative of Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York in thcjcivilian defense field. He's been having emergency talks with his cabinet on defense plans for the whole stale. As Dewey ixjints out and national • uthorities concede, the states up to now have received virtually no guidance from the federal government in prepar: ing an adequate civilian defense. They have no choice but to take matters into their own hands and plunge ahead. W. Stuart Symington, chairman of the National Security Resources Board, is the key federal executive in this field. But until he was named to the job a few months ago the post had been vacant for months. And no one in Washington apparently took civilian defense seriously un- ' til laat September when it was learned Russia had the A-Eomb. The truth is that though some cities have test programs under way, no community is ready now to face an A-Bomb attack. The lack of efficient civilian defense could be, in Symington's view, the difference between a serious and a. latal disaster. "It is estimated that with only 12 winutes' warning as against no warning, and under efficiently planned civilian defense, the casualties in a city hit by an atomic bomb could be reduced 50 per cent," he said recently. Unfortunately for such plans, no one has even decided yet whether the cost of civilian defense staffs and equipment should be borne by the federal governrtwmt or the slates and cities. One need not be an alarmist about the prospects of the Korean war spreading into general war to realize the time is long past for feeble inaction in this field. Harsh reality, uncolurecl by hysteria, requires us to be prepared for the ' worst in a world that contains the Soviet Union. No A-bomb attack may ever come; but if it does, it will then be too late to talk about combatting its results with effective defense. In N 7 ew York a Slate Civil Defense Commission has been created and provided with 5100,000 to get going. Slate officials have been working on preliminaries for nearly a year, anct Uewey's emergency cabinet sessions were the signal for the commission lo move ahead at top speed. Some states may already be taking similar strides. Certainly none winch would be likely targets in an atomic war can afford to delay further the making of specific civilian defense plans. jAnd perhaps if they begin showing the way, the federal government will be spurred »t long last to establish an effective over-all program. Egypt Pouts For n time it seemed that all the Arab states would follow the lead of Kgypl hi declining lo support the Unil- ed Nations' courageous move to halt Soviet aggression in Korea, Now, however, the governments of such Near East nations as Lebanon and Syria have joined the remarkable union of freedom-loving peoples who are bent "> on crushing that invasion. It is heartening to see that, with the exception of Russia and her satellites, there are no blocs of nations in the UN which stand apart from the throng at this critical period. Egypt's refusal to support military sanctions against Ihe North Koreans is essentially a selfish act. The Egyptians have a deep reservoir of bitterness against the British, and since the Palestine fighting Ihey have had no love for tlie U. S. This was their chance lo show their displeasure, and they seized it. Thai other Arab stales took a different course suggests they recognize that moments of mortal peril for the free world are no time to exhibit selfish pique. So long as Egypt chooses to act from such motives, it, is unlikely to enjoy its accustomed leadership in the Arab realm. Views of Others Stamp Out Hoarding Before It Gets a Hold There is no surer way to create a shortage of strategic materials and desirable commodities and consumer goods than scare buying. There is no surer way to send prices of scores of consumer items soaring than needless hoarding^ Hoarding In a time of Jitters not only is inexcusable; it also is stupid and greedy. Yet. already. In the backwash of the news from the fighting in Korea, there are scattered reports from over the nation of a needless rush to buy items which consumers remember became scarce during World War II. In some instances, unquestionably, hoarding is being encouraged 'by selfish merchants who want lo lurn n fast dollar, regardless of what might be disastrous results—a dangerous inflation bolstered by artificial scarcities. Fortunately, this is Ihe exception rather than the rule. Most merchants are farseetng enough lo realize that their own interests as well as those of their customers will be ill-served by such tactics. The. grdat majority of merchants are wisely discouraging instead of encouraging needless buying, and that indeed is a cheering sign. Here in Atlanta there are reports of n rush lo buy tires by many who fear a return of rationing. Elsewhere over the nation there are reports of a rush on automobiles, sugar, coffee, pepper, nylons and other commodities. To the credit of IHt , American people thus far, let it be said that, judging by information now available, hoarding still is on a small scale. There is no panic yd. And there need be none at all if consumers will exercise common sense —if they realize that by rushing to buy merchandise lor which they have no present need they are hurting not only their fellow citizens but themselves as well. A whispering campaign about forthcoming shortages based on nothing save idle and malicious rumor—such as occurred in World War II —can boomerang as a threat to the nation's econcmy. This is a time for clear, reasoned thinking, not (or Jittery emotionalism, it is a time lo recall that pertinent comment by the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt and to realize its quiet truth: "We have always known that heedless self- interest was bad morals; we know now that U is bad economics." ' —ATLANTA JOURNAL So They Soy No Trojan dove (of peace) from the com- inimist movement will help lo resolve our mutual problems.—Secretary of State Dean Acheson. * * t In addition to Hie excellent training the veteran received, the program offered Industry the opportunity to (rain personnel with most of the cxper.bc' borne by the Veterans Administration. —Dr. Louis Long, director City College Vocational Advisement Unit of New Vork. on Ol Benefits. * * * I have every hope that some sort of plant for marine propulsion is going lo be on the run in the nest 10 years.—British atomic scientist John Diamond, on jet-propelled ocean liners. * * * All surveys agree that the greatest difference, between men and women in North America is the Bie.-Uer aggressiveness of men.—Dr. Paul Po- tienoc of Los Angeles. * * « In the American home the woman is in sole and complete charge without interference.-Chicago Superior Court Judge Rudolph F. Dcsort. Women have gone to extremes hi nudity. Actress Ann Sheridan. * * » I personally don't like to ICE blanket accusations aaainst groups of individuals or individuals standing alone.—Gov. Earl Warren of California. * * * Striving for peace and preparing tor war arc incompatible with each other.—Professor Albert Einstein. About Time for a Change of Diet OSTRICH MULL SWAH0W FRIDAY, JULY 34, I960 Hoover Reiterates 'Redless* UN Idea Sunday School Lesson By WILLIAM E. GILROT, D. D. The significance of Ruth in the records of the Bible is not always grasped by those who read, and admire, the story of that Moabltlsh woman's loyalty and devotion lo her Israelitish mothcr-lu-law, In the book of the Bible lhat hears her name. The .significance Ls brought out in a passage in the Ne w Testament, far removed from the ancient story. ,'W? Peter fdson's Washington Column — Korean Crisis May Force Tax Revision, New Appropriations «T DeWITT MaeKEKZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Former president Herbert HOOT- er has returned to his advocacy of the scrapping of the United N^jjfc lions organization and establUW ment of a new one with the Communist countries shut out. He first broached this idea in a speech last April 27 In New York. His new approach to the subject, was made in an address at the dedication of a memorial In Emporia, Kansas, to the late Willirm Allen White, noted Emporia editor. Mr. Hoover said his proposal "unanimously and loudly denounc world, was this Gentile Moabitish woman, worthy in every respect of the Christ who was to come, centuries later. For Ruth wa.s worthy of the Christ, who gave His command- „,„,, , menus of love and who glorlliod Th'' 0 ,?™ 5 loyally in human relationships. The ,. story is a simple one, even if in- "Shall it volved in elements of deep tragedy, and it is the triumph emerging'out of tragedy that makes it a story of such beauty. Naomi, Die J.vaeJittsh woman, had gone with her husband and two sons to the land of Moab, the land across the Jordan from Palestine, where Moses had died in fight of the Promised Land. Here the family, ftpcing famine, evident WASHINGTON—(NEA) — A complete reappraisal of American requirements to support the Korean war effort is now underway in Washington. It will be made public hrough President Truman's midyear Economic Report to congress. This repoit wn.s originally drafted for release June 26. On June 15 the North Ko- eans attacked. The report was hastily held up. It was at first thought, that : the report might be changed slightly and issued in intended form a- bnut July 10. That was when il was thought thai the North Korean aggression could be put. down in short order, as a simple United Nations police action. As the situation became more critical, as the North Koreans advanced, and as the need for larger U.S. commitments became apparent, this estimate was changed. ,A (airly complete revision of the repoit. covering business conditions and prospccls for the rest of the year, was decided upon. H is now being built around future foreign requirements and Iheir effect, on Ihe U.S. economy, " ; A Korean mop-up action of short duration could of course be supplied without undue strain. But the surprise strength of North Korea may make necessary the stcpping- . up of military assistance lo other danger spots. Inflation Can Result That is one reason why a new survey mission under former Assistant Secretary of Treasury Daniel w. Bell has been rushed to the Philippines. If aid to Indochina Iran. Yugoslavia also has to be increased, combined requirements will provide considerable strain. It will require Increased appropriations from Congrcsa like the 5260,000,000 President Truman has requested lor atomic weapons development, or the $2,000,000,000 additional military appropriations suggested by Sen. Henry Cabot Lod* ol Massachusetts. If such money is riot to be raised See F.DSON on Pajfc 11 IN HOLLYWOOD B? Erskfnc Jo&nson NKA Stalf Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Behind the Screen: Love-making, 192.S style Is back and Hollywood's got it along with television. Producer Edward Small is still denying that Eleanor Parker plays silent film queen Agnes Ayres in "Valentino," but in one of the picture's big sequences three's a love scene between Eleanor and Tony Dexter, as the Oomph Boy, in a Sheik's tent. Richard Carlson plays a pioneer movie director. "It's love - making in the 1925 style," Carlson told me, "and : keep yelling instruction at them and hamming it up." The Valentino set is closed tighter than Ft. Knox, with even the press barred, it's Carlson's Idea that Producer Small has closed the set lo help Dexter, a ringer for Valentino, fill the loughest assignment in screen hislory. He says: "It's incredible to watch Dexler. He has to be accepted by every Valentino fan and I believe he will he." The romance between Ted Briskin, Betty Mutton's ei, and Fran Kecgan of "Gentlemen Prefer Blon- tlcs" is holler than the weather . . . Jean fTcrslioll says "Dr. Chris- Han" win be on TV within (wo years. There's also n video scries on the griddle for Van Keflin, CBS wants him to play a tough city editor of a nietrosiolitan newspaper for a weekly show . . . Mickey Rooney Is wearing a worried look. His wife. Martha Vickers; is under doctor's care for an internal ailment. M-Iiomh Slakes Hit Mae Murray's comeback, in a dance act at the Moc'ambo last month, has brought her offers of tours to England and Australia, plus a U. s: night club tour. She says: "There are so many offers I think. 'What is Ihis! I guess I'm just the M-Bomb'." Bud Abbott marie a sentimental journey lo the engine room of the Queen Mary enroute to London First time he crossed the Atlantic, at 18, he was a coal stoker on a Norwegian steamer. "Hollywood l.cp Man," a fochiml- llic-scencs account of Kossip-jjalli- rring In nioviptown, hits (hr hook stalls m August. Author Jaik Ros- enslcin says that Ihe list of pcr- stmaliltcs to get Ihe barticrnc treat- mcnl is loo long In mention. But he ailmits that Humphrey UOjrnrl and Lauren Ifctcall set turned over the hot rliarcoal. Jack Parr's explanation of his three years at RKO during which he played only one minor role: "I was always loo young (or old parts and loo old for young parts. It was very confusing. 1 didn't know which way lo grow." The Rittcr Finger First time Joe Mankiewic?. inier- rien-ed Thelma Rittcr for her beer- guzzling role in "Letter to Three. Wives," she had a cut finger and nns wearing a bandage. The bandage necessiatetl Thelma keeping the ringer pointed skyward and finally the distracted Joe interrupted Iheir talk with: "Tell me, Thelma. did you have that finger wrapped as a gift?" • » • Mary McCarty, here with "'Miss liberty," will do the Rosalind Russell role in the TV series of "My Sister Eileen." . . . johnny Mack Brown's daughter, Jane Harriet, nixed an acting career for the role of a sketch artist for a California fashion magazine. - t • Olivia dc Havilland and Director Hugo Fregonese are huddling on a screenplay tagged "Frcnchy McCormick." it was written by actress-singer Theodora Lynch and concerns a woman who lived in a deserted ghost town for 20 years In order lo be near the grave ol her husband. Theodora's agent describes it: "A sort of western Barretts of Witnpole Street." Howard da Silva's opinion on actors who leave Hollywood for Broadway: "It's a good thing. Actors arc migratory workers. No aclor has the right to sink his roots ri<y,vn in Hollywood for Rood." . . Walter O'Keefe's "Double or Noth»>3" film may be picked up by Paramount for Betty Hutton. * * • The Stanley Kramer organization was pu/.zlcd whtn an agent called lo ask If they were doing a re-make of a picture in which K^y Francis and Ronald Colrman once co-starred. The oldie was "Cynara" — not "Cyrano rfe Bcr- ecrac." "The Cherry Orchard" opened at a Hollywood little theater and all Hie studio talent scouts were invited to scan the talent, Next day 2011) Century Fox signed Jack Kelly for a role in "Call Me Mister." Kelly wasn't in tho play. He's the manager of the theater! JACOBY ON BRIDGE Bj OSWAI.n Written for NEA Service Pete's 'Bad Feeling' Inspires Clerer Play 'How dirt you ever dream up that play?" west asked retenlfully. "Thai's a standard play." said Pessimistic Pete. "You use il when you have a bad feeling about Ihe ly found Ihe food and prosperity Ihey had come seeking, for the two ions took wives there, Then irag- edy came in the death of the husband and father, followed by the death of the two sons. Left with only her two daughters-in-law, Naomi turned longingly 10 lice native land, where report, said bread now was plnetiful. Her two daughters-in-law accompanied her, despite Naomi's protests that they remain in their native land. When one daughter, Orphan, finally agreed to return home, Ruth embraced Naomi, uttering the famoits words. "Entreat me not to leave thee—for whither thou goest I will go. Vowing that "... Thy people shall be my people, and thy God, my God." Ruth married a just man. Eoaz, and loraged in Iheir fields for grain left in the wake of the reapers that .she might feed her mother- in-law. -Apart from all other details, and Ruth's place in the genealogy of Jesus, it is a noble story of two women in a relationship that Ls not always so happy, even among intelligent and educated women from whom better things might be expected. The example of Ruth and Naomi, and the teaching of the girat Teacher descended from Ruth, ought to make it possible for women to live in love and loyalty with each other, even in circumstances where the situation may be trying. trumps." "Vou certainly had a bad feeling." sighed West, -your play won I this time, but I'm still not con- \ vinced." West should not have been so doubtful, since Pete's play assured the contract against anything but a 5-0 trump break. As Pete observed, it was a standard play. West opened the queen of hearts, and Pete, playing the South hand won with the ace. Pete saw (hat he was bound to lose a heart and a club. The contract therefore depended on losing no more than one spade trick. The "normal" play is to lead * spade to dummy's ace and return a low spade with the Intention of finessing the jack. This play loses two trump tricks If West happens to have four spades headed by the queen-ten. The correct play, as Pete demonstrated, is to win the first trump trick in the Soulh hand with the king! Pete then led a low trump toward's dummy's ace-nine. When west played his low spade, dummy's nine was finessed! This won, of course, and the rest was easy. Dummy's ace of spades was cashed, and west could take his Today IS Years Ago •Mr. and Mrs. w. H. Jamleson and son. A. L., of Fulton. Mo., and Mrs. ,L. L. Dean and daughter, of Mex; ico. Mo., are guests of Mr. and Mr.?. ; George Muir and family. Mrs". Jam, ieson and Mrs. Dean are sisters of 1 Mr. Muir. i Roland Green, Mrs. Jerry White s and carl Green were called to Hot ; Springs yesterday by the serious , illness of their brother, Ben Green . were accompanied by another orothcr, Bascom Green of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rushing have as their guests her sisters, Mrs. Lena winters or August, and Mrs. j. A. Jenkins and son, John A., of Montezuma, Ga. Miss Margaret La\' e lle Moore is spending a two weeks vacation with friends at Reelfoot Lake. Mr. and Mrs.. Alvin Hardy have to spend B - BOIle to Hot 5 P rln 8s n " >nth ' trump will be left out Declarer will speedily regain the' lead and « A96 9» T S •> < i A763 U + K63 IDEAUS) A Q 10 8 5 VQJ10 * 1095 + Q84 W E s + f . If 9 8 U « QJ82 •f J 1037 A K .T 7 3 2 V A K 6 4K4 * A 5 2 Both vuJ. West North East Soulh Pass Pass Pass I A Pass 2 1\". T. Pass X * Pass 4 Pass Opening * Pass Pass lead— » Q queen of trumps whenever he lilccd. It would have done West no good lo [>lay the ten of spades on the second round trumps. Dummy would win with the nee and return the nine of spades to force o n t West's queen. South would later gain the lead lo draw West's remaining trtimp wllh Ihe jack. It is Important to note that South Is still In good shape even if It turns out that East (rather than vVcst) has four trumps lo the queen-ten. After whining the first trump with the king. South leads a second trump towards dummy West must discard, revealing the trump situation. Dummy wins with the ace of trumps and ret mis a trump towards South's Jack. This limits East lo one trump trick. II the trumps break 3-2. South is never In any trouble. For example, if the finesse of dummy's nine happens to lose, only one can draw the last dummy's ace. trump with ian domination is slowly unfolding." Possible Courses The non-Communist world, said Mr. Hoover, is faced with three pos- ible courses if il would have peace. go lo w -ar to wipe communism from the lace of the earth? My answer is 'no.' " That undoubtedly would be the consensus of observers, as I see it As a matter of fact you can't kill an ideology by war, unless yon wir^t ° ul *l"y Bother's son who fancifll w',7 ?"'i' way to count " ™ ideolo"' Presenting a better 2. "Should we return to Ihe illusion that the Kremlin has chang- s cang- ed its gospel and will work for world peace through the United Nalions? That would seem futile? " Why would it be futile? Becaus. one of the cardinal tenets 01 communism is that the ideology MUST Th SP 7 a K,, by re ™ 1 "'-ionary force. The establishment of a Red government MUST be No Chan;i accompanied 5S the by There hasn't been Ihe slightest indication of any change in the Kremlins program. And nil Moscow's relations with the U.N havn been calculated to further Communist aims. The program of the Communist bloc in the U.N ha., been consistently one of non-cooperation. 3. "Shall we try United Nations so „., .„ „„„„,„ communism to the peoples already enslaved, estop military aggression and trust to time for this evil to abate? My answer Is yes!" In this third alternative we "of course have the highly controversial idea of reorganizing the U. N so as lo exclude the Reds and confine it to the democracies. As this build the to confine has pointed out before, that, be recognition of the fact that , ,, . * *..i- ini.1, lllrtL, to all mlents and purposes, we already are divided Into two worlds- democracy and communism. The Idea! of one world is a long long way off. Drasdc Measures Having taken this drastic steo we should, I judge, continue to block the advance of communism thorugh aggression by defending viclims like Southern Korea with military lorce. Would that be feasible? Yes. costly but ' feasible, because the democracies — If they stand together—have the balance of power economically and militarily. Having adopted this course we 'trust to time for this evil to abate." And what Is the significance of that? Well, [or one thin;. It Is well known that many of the Red satellites are being kept in line by force. There are indications that they would welcome a chance to escape nod resume their Independence. In short, I lake v it the idea 1.1 that if the Communist bloc Is isolated it is likely In due course to wither on the vine. There are many students ot the situation who hole! thai belief. Shawneetown, population 1,600, ii the oldest town in Illinois. Brunswick. , Germany, is called Braunschweig in German. Bird Answer to Previous Pmi(»' HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted bird Sit is 3 kind ot 13 Interstices 14 Angry 15 Pedal digit 16 Gaze fixedly 18 Playing card spot 19 Atop 22 Exclamation 23 Tropical palm 25 Comfort 27Clcatrix ^8 Attracted 29 Doctor (ab.J SO Abraham's home (Bib.) 31 Mixed type 32 Behold! 33 Prayer ending 35 Night bird! 38 Learning 39 Russian river 40 Pronoun 41 Light shoes 47 Depart " 48 Clean, fish 50 Raccoon-like mammal 51 Stomach 52 It is found in America 54 Disprove 56 SI«p noisily 57 Above witcr (bot.) VERTICAL IRods 2 Satiric 3 Golf'mound 4 Toward 5 Otherwise 8 Grade 7 Close 8 Hurries 9 Comparative suffix 10 Knock 11 Indolent 12 Male relative 17 Anent 20 Pilchards Hal; 26 Missiles 33 Straightens 34 Movement 36 Envoy 4« Mark 37 Stormed in 49 For winter 51 Genus of 42 Pain rodents 43 Negative reply 53 Transpose 44 Fish (ab.) 45 Kind ef bomb 55 French (»b.) > T 5 9 PTg 10 II

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