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Blytheville, Arkansas
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ICE OX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 28,1950 BLTTHEVILLB COURIEB NEWS , nil COCKIER NEWS CO. : . •. W. HAINXS, Puhliihcr BABBY A. HADJIS, AMUtAnt Publish** A. A. FHDRICK80N, AueeUt* Editor . HUMAN, M« KtUooal AdwrtMnc ReprncnUtlrc*: Wtaer Co, New York, Chlcaco. Octrott el««» Butter at the port«MM at BlrUmUk. Aliamu, under act ot Con, October t. ItlT. Member at Ttw 4mod«t«1 Pra "~~ •UBSCRIPT10N RATES: mr turitt In the city ol Blythevllle «r any Mhurbui town whert carrier icrvlc* !• main- talMd, Me per week, or I5c per month By mail, within a radius of 60 milei $4.00 pet fatr, 4300 (or all months, $1.00 (01 three months; fcy mail outside 40 mll< K>oe, (10.00 per year payable to adTanee Meditations For I rejoiced .when Hie brethren came and testified ol tlie truth that is in thcc, even as them W»lkest In the truth. Ill John 1:3. * • * • Of all the duties, the love of truth, with faith and constancy In it, ranks first and highest. Truth 1» God. To love Gcd and to love truth are one ind the same. —Silvio Pelllco. Barbs pretty much all right with your friends .when you »re willing to admit you're all wrong when you are. • • * 1 One of the troubles with the hot rods is that lh> • 'driven don't keep cool. ' , • • • ~ An Indian tribe has organized a modern dance band. The tom-tom gives away to the be-bopl • * • * ' A double Tedding In Cleveland resulted in a bride's mother-in-law also becoming her stepmother. She's sure of having two relatives giving her the same advice. : - * • * It's strange that nobody has ever thought of •aving'their toys for^thelr second childhood. Partisan Politics in Senate Does Not Reassure People , A discordant interlude in American f hisory is over. What may come to be -known as he "McCarhy period" is a '. : chapter we should all hope will not be ; «oon repeated. It began last February when Senator ' McCarthy of .Wisconsin charged in. a ; speech that there were Communists in the State Department. It ended recently in th« dismal spirit of partisan feuding that marked every stage of the Senate's long inquiry ino McCarliy's charges. U The final episode was a brief but, fierce Senate debate over Republican efforts to shelve the bitterly anti-McCarthy report submitted by the Democratic majority of an investigating subcommittee. The Senate, dividing perfeclty on partisan lines, accepted the report. The minority views of Senator Mick- enlooper, Iowa Republican, are still to be recorded, but these are generally discounted in advance as sure to be strongly pro-McCarthy. There can hardly be satisfaction among fair-minded people anywhere over « general outcome so frankly partisan. To be sure, one thing does stand out emphatically. No member of he subcommittee (possibly excepting Hickenloup- . er) believes the evidence supports McCarthy's specific charges against the State Department or particular individuals. None of the Republicans wlio attacked the majority report declared McCarthy had proved his case. But the Democratic subcommittee majority apparently failed to understand that, despie the recklessness of McCarhy's charges, it had a profound duty to satisfy the American people about the security of their government.' In the present troubled limes that is is a proper worry; and nothing that happened during the lengthy investigation indicated the majority's recognition of that fact. The majority seemed preoccupied merely with discrediting McCarthy. Senator Lodge's minority report, alone. stressed this angle. But unfortunately most of his parly colleagues submerged that legitimate complaint in a morass of prejudiced comment: They felt it theirs to attack him. Yet the issue is bigger than McCarthy. The facts of national security can't . be gained.when the investigators' aim is to prove a point of view already held to protect the State Depralment, or to substantiate McCarthy. The inevitable partisanship of Congress in an election year makes its fitness for this kind of inquiry highly dubious 1 . An impartial commission of high- minded citizens would have been a wiser approach. With the Korean war at hand, however, this is no time to go over the •ame ground no soon again. Security and politics don't mix.'On the next occasion when security is in question, Congress would do well to ac- knowledege the fact. Certainly we want no more inquiries like the one just ended. Douglas Really Means It Sen. Paul Douglas of Illinois is engaged in his annual effort to save the country some money. As usual, he isn't getting anywhere. Except of course, that he's proving once more that the lawmakers who shout so loud for economy don't really mean it. Douglas does mean it. He doesVt stop with wild flailings of the arms and vague exhortations to save. When, as now, a big appropriations bill hits the Senate floor, Douglas marches in loaded with facts and figures. Item by item he shows where reductions can be made, and gives reasons why. For this embarrassing persistence, Douglas is not rewarded either by success or the love of his fellow senuurs. But he is honored by people outside who welcome his display of energy and integrity. And some day, if the embarrassment gels heavy enough, his gadfly tactics may really pay off. Views of Others To Face Realism, Curb hantasy, "loo Harry Truman, the President, went to Congress "with i grim program that sanely accepts the realities that we face and he asked with It the money to meet the bill. Unfortunately, Harry Truman, the politician, was right along at the President's elbow. With this Harry tugging at his sleeve Ihe other Harry had no word ol the slashes that ought to be made in the present, costly sugar-coating. President Truman could look with a clear eye into a dangerous present and a threatening future. Politician Truman- could not as starkly face the issue and admit that we can not finance or man a death struggle and a welfare world at the same time. While he dangled the prospects of price controls once more before producing America, he had nothing to say on the equal necessity of freezing wages when he freezes prices. , It is this sort of timidity that makes It impossible ••to place confidence in this type of leadership, unwilling to face unpopularity. It Is unwilling to go the whole hard route to face war. Yet it has vision enough to see both the war and Its possible consequences. It still has Immaglna- tlon enough to believe that the cake can survive beyond the eating. In the main, the Truman requests Tuesday are for leglslatljm^to. meet tlie possibilities, restored war powers.ithat can be used if the situation demands. He advised that the Department of Defense has been called on to mobilize the Guard and Reserves as required. There can be little question that common sense says that time is now, not for immediate war, but to put into condition to fight two civilian components that certainly are not ready now. The authority asked t o expand the whole defense numerical strength beyond present .allotted limits is common sense, too. We are fighting a war now and there is every reason to believe that it is only the first of a series of dovetailing into the big blow. And It we fight a war. it will have to be on an Iron-ration program that calls for every pound of production we can materialize, every ounce If strength we have, every contribution to sacrifice that we can make. That, Mr. President, Is the realistic program. We think you know that. But you have not had Mic courage so far to say to your people—tills is a sacrifice of and for all classes. The hlgli cost of the welfare state is sherr folly in the huge cost of war. It is neither courageous nor prudent to think you can freeze prices safely without freezing wages, or at least assuring that war taxes limit individual as well as industrial and business gains. —Dallas Morning News So They Say 'Well, Well! American Desterters!' UN. Members Rally To Call of Flag Peter Epson's Washington Co/umi UN Members' Offers of Korean Aid Lacking in Most Vital Needs WASHINGTON — (NEA) — ThB U.S. government is open for business—as agent of the United Nations—but it has few customers offering troops or other military assistance to put down the North Ko- 'oflice" at ntiich the" U.S. o do a lot. more of this business is Room 3151 in the new State Department b u 11 d I n g.' It is manned by'a committee > of ': t w o. They are Livingston Albert C. Murdaugh of the Nivy, a special assistant in the of- fke of Defense Secretary Lewis Johnson. ^Offers of aid from the anti-Communist countries go first to United Nations headquarters in New York. LIN Secretary Getieral Trygve Lie has been trying to drum up more business, but he hasn't been too successful, cither. What offers have come in. Mr. Lie has forwarded to U.S. okay them. Mr. Merchant the State Department, Merchant - Murdaugh where the committee takes them over. Captain Murdaugh carries the of- T. Merchant.! mers over to the Pentagon for Sec- assistant rctary Johnson and the Joint Chiefs secretary of state for Far .Eastern Affairs arid Capt. of Staff to appraise. If the offers contain anything that Gen. Douglas MarArthur can use, the joint chiefs IN HOLLYWOOD By Ersklne Johnson NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD - (NEA>— There's that they will give up the screen a reception hall between the tvo forever. Jose wore the nose home one nipht. He was driving a convertible. "I had to stop and put the top up. I WAS stopping traffic." Trouble dcpt.: 'Two writers are grinding out fresh dialog every day " suites occupied by Broderick Crav- ford and Judy Holliday in the mmie version of "Born Yesterday." Tie hall Is referred to at Columbia is "the respectability corridor." In the play there was only one suite. The film censors insisted »n separate suites. Hence the hall. The censors ha;e changed some oti- er things, too. Brod explains Judy: "She's my fiancee. \Vc've:been el- gaged for nine years." ; Another blow for Iiberly,has bren slruck in behuH of lire Society he Suppression of Theater I'<p- I ls " " Jct Pilot" during John Wayne's corn Eaters, Peanut Shell! Snapnrc '™ n 'h of liberty between "Rio Bra- and Crackerjack Chomprfs. Arn.ld | vo ancl Warners' "Operation Pa- Brumm, m»na K er of the Bill Tic-, cl '! c — or d "lay the picture another aler In Milwaukee, Wis., lays Mm- - vear W?" 6 ' 5 schedule Is more Despite any military steps of obstruction taken by the U. S. government, the Chinese people are Irrevocably determined to liberate Taiwan (Formosa). —Chou En-Lai, foreign minister of the Peiping regime. ' * * * Critics usually think or him as Tin Pan Alley, but he is still known throughout the world as the great American composer. —Ira Gershwin, brother of the late composer George Gershwin, * * * The Korean war is not the U. s.'s war; it is the UN'ii. Russia Is testing the UN and if it had failed to act It would have ended then and there. —James F. Byrnes, former Secretary of Slate # » + The people on the streets don't understand what we have done. We have a great story and all of it is the truth. We should spend a billion dollars a year to let the world know the truth. II always wins out. —S.nn Goldwyu, movie-maker, on the Marshall Plan. on the set of "Valentino. . Eat- you-hcarl-out dcpt.: Mickey Rooney, Robert, Walker and Bob Hope all nixed the role Donald O'Connor eventually played In "Francis." Even Abbott and Costello said phooey to the idea of the mule Ipera. Warne Schedule Howard Hughes will have lo fin- handles matters from there. He deals with the Washington ambassadors of the foreign countries concerned. There are no formal treaties drawn up. There's a minimum of red tape. Logistics Problem .Is Tough In this wny Australian air units and Australian, British, Canadian. Dutch and New Zealand naval units were rapidly assigned to U.S. Navy forces supporting General MacArthur's command in Korean waters. And just recently the French have offered to send a naval vessel. , There are two reason.*! for want- ng to get maximum international aid for U.S. troops .In Korea. The Set EDSON on Page 7 ruff them with. The hearts could not be set up, and nothing could be done. South was set. "Naturally South complained r about his hard luck, and we all jumped on him at once. We said ! that, after taking Ihe ace of spades he should have led a club to dummy's ace In order to lead a second Sunday School Lesson By WILLIAM E. CILBOY, D. D. It is doubtful whether any character in history, king or commoner, ever manifested In his life and character greater and deeper contrasts than those revealed by David, King of Israel. » He Is pictured as the courageous shepherd boy, killing the giant Goliath with his stone and sling; as the gentle singer with the harp, in association with "the Psalms of David"; and In Incidents of great beauty and magnanimity, which were ricli and plentiful in his long and varied career. In the latter picture of the Shepherd-King the sterner aspects of his life, and Ihe deep sins he committed, are either passed over or lightly ignored. Yet they are there insistently in the full and true picture— the warrior and the man of blood, forbidden by that fact to build the temple; the leader of n discontented band in the Cave of Adullam, a sort of ancient Robin Hood; the man of adultery, lured by the beauty Pf another man's wife; and the virtual murderer, ordering the husband whom he had wronged to be placed in the thick of a battle where he might be killed, and the adultery covered up. A dark, very dark, picture might be made,-in striking contrast to the usual and conventional portrait of King David. Yet to make it would be to miss the real greatness of the man, and to miss the real truth concerning him. It would be to miss an even greater truth concerning human life—that It is the goodness in men that is more Important than Ihe evil In them. Of course, while elements of goodness may mark true greatness in men, their evil doings should- be neither condemned .or condoned, but seen in their true light. King David had the attributes of a great nan: The crowning attribute of greatness Is magnanimity and David manifested It in a high degree. When Saul sought to take his life, and David could easily have killed Saul, he refused to strike him. When a courageous prophel brought home to David the sin of his adultery and the virtual murder of Uriah, Instead of angrily punishing the prophet, he humbly acknowledged his wrong-doing. (II Samuel 12:1-14.) When Ihrce of his mighty men risked their lives to bring him a drink from the well of Bethlehem, he was appalled that a casual offhand wish should have occassioned such dangerous devotion. David viewed the water as the blood of men and he could not drink it, but poured it out. as a sacred offering to the Lord. rnSamuel 23:14-17). ' " ' •• ".•••'• • Here, then, is King David, a' great warrior, a great sinner, but a man of deep fe«Hng, with great qualities of goodness and humanity; therefore, a good man, and a great King, who built the kingdom "jof Israel for the first time upon a .'solid and secure foundation. Tod cry IS Years Ago - -- — j Mrs. C. A. Tant, who before her spade from dummy. If East ruffed, I recent marriage was Miss Gladys South could play a low spade. If | Bnrham. was guest of honor at East discarded, South could take his tea given last night in the garden king of spades and then proceed to , of the L. S. Briscoe home. Mrs. By DeWITT MaeKENKIE AP Foreign Affairs AnaJyui America's huge rearmament pro- ram, Involving u It does such great sacrifice by all her citizens, naturally has made a tot of ipeculati whether the U.S.A., all, IE carrying more than its fair weight of the burden for international defense against Communism. That thought hasn't been inspired by selfishness. It's due to th« belief that this defense U a part- nerslp affair in which each democracy, big or little, must do its proportionate share. We stand or fall together. Of course America doesn't wbh to evade the leadership which her strength and resources impose upon her. Furthermore, she expects lo contribute In material things hi proportion lo her means. She recognizes, too, that many nalions still •re struggling to recover from tha ravages of the last war. Early Reactions However, the early reaction of some of the democratic bloc to the assault on South Korea was, to say the least, very cautious and non- commital. There was a hesitancy to stand up and be counted, even after the United States, under the aegis of the United Nations rushed lo the rescue and flung her own youth Into the conflict. That was disappointing and puzzling to many In Ihls country. I guess we just didn't understp^jl and maybe were a bit hasty in c&Jff ing lo conclusions. Therefore It ia with just so much more appreciation that we now see a reversal of this attitude and a heartening display of cooperation. More members of the United Nations are offering ground troops and other military aid to help meet the Korean crisis. Even little Lebanon has voted $50,000 as symbolic aid to the U.N. forces in Korea. Surge of Support This rather' sudden surge of practical support drew from Secretary of state Acheson the statement that America Is pleased at the way other U.N. members are offering aid. He declared thete offers were ol the greatest political importance. He also assumed they were important militarily, but left 'that to the judgment of the military erperts. Well, of course such a warm response has a great psychological effect, not only in the democratic camp but In Moscow. It Is an expression of solidarity and of determination. It sets the flag of Ihe United Nations to tugginj at Its halyard. .* However, that's far from being the whole story. The Council of the Atlantic Pact Powers, meeting ln % London, has decided to go all "tifc in organizing the* defenses of We.ilff fin Europe, against posible attack. ". The,''. program for • defense "now crowds in beside the eagerly sought economic rehabilitation. • Should It be found that there isn't room for both at the same time, then presumably security must come first. However, the hope will be to keep the Marshall Plan at work. This is a great and costly undertaking, but it Is proposed to proceed on tlie basis of the ability of each member Lo contribute. Naturally it will be carried out in connection with American rearmament, so that there may be coordination between' the two and elimination of waste effort. r will be aler In Milwaukee, Wis., M day nljhts al his thraffi inown as "dipnily ni^lill* Cliawers of the crac^lyj stuff Till le quarantined in a special sectlm. Garbo-inspircd sign on seedcd lawn in Beverly Hills: "Please! I want to he Marilyn Maxwell's dc:ollete In TrvtiiR Allen's "New Mexico" is showing the censors' eyctrows cliar tip to their hairlines. . Payton's click as Jimm: moll in "Kiss Tomorrow had the Hollywood pr buzzing. She's a Jean H : rlnw who stalked casting c fices :or years until the Cagney signed her up. Audrey Totter, up to tyr chin In movie scrips, is looking ftr anotier a ncwy- lawn." . Barbara Cagnej-'s Goorib;e" rrob t«oc brothers picture like "The Set-up the Gun." "No more hellt a while." says Audrey. "I many no-goods that my < er wouldn't speak to me." ene London, of the "lire: cast, was the reason Jot played so n nTxrt. . . . Eel- throujh" my Azar 'ling did some Impromptu wa cafe bands around the ffn's Mm- tcrcy locution site. Ferrer Knows N'o Jose Ferrer played "' Bcrpcr.ic" on Broadway I thimble on his nose hesivc putty tape and coveri: One night he forgot ! nose—"I don't think an Ihe difference"—but at conclusion he went to the joked about his forgetf mid: "I guess the was stolen b'j a bobby soxcr. Maybe ! 0 of >n arc worth on Sinatra ami :ra|ih." Jose's Broadway nnsr ost att&i.. 15 ccnls. N'o\v he's playin! "Oyrasn 1 for the m«irs and \nnr--" SUn Kramer claims he sprn S5000 in preparing skrlclirs. life mi fci. molds, plastics inrt whal not in Icvrlonlng the famous Cyrano licrz '. It measures 2^i inche horiz< (ally, from lip lo lip at I will. I doubt, pive Boh Hone- ,- id Jimm I Durrani* such InfcriorityjcompiExc r "Unicr girls for .'rano dc with relit don the he plan's ootlights ruff his low spades in dummy. | Briscoe. Mrs. V. G. Holland, Mrs. "South agreed that this plan j A - G- Hall and Mrs. J. C. Ellis were would have made the contract. J hostesses to 30 guests. Mrs. Martha Lee Hall and Miss Prances Holland presided at the refreshment table. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Joyner have moved to Union City, Tenn., where they will make their home. However, he pointed but that he would have run into disaster if West (rather than Enst) had held to recommendations, V/est would ruff the king of spades on the second round of that suit. He would then return a trump and South would Mrs. K A. Brewer and two children, of Old Greenwich. Conn., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Dickinson. They were accompanied by crowded than Gregory Peck's. "That Bedside Manner." Larry Parks' latest, will be great for his arcer. He gives an excellent com- dy performance without Ihe slight^ st hint of Jolson. . . . Bridget Ei- cen O'Brien, the H-month-old prig of Edmond O'Brien and Olga ^ Juan, is taking her first steps. Mama. .Olga will be stepping, loo— ight back to her acting career vhen the stork pays her a second •isit in early August. Majhc Vic Damone will have het- cr luck, hut Mel Torme isn't past- n.f up a picture of Leo the Mon In lis honk of golden memories. A click the Mocambo. Mel told me: I'm disgusted with what hap- >cncd to my film career. I'd like a crack at good pictures. For nine years I worked like a beaver to get acting experience In rpdio. but M-M wouldn't listen to me. They ccpt giving me one-song specialties in oicturcs." .Then he added: "I'm only 24. T cuess it's a little ridiculous for me to feel sorry for myself." be just as badly off as he actually Mrs. Rivers Dickinson, formerly of was. I here, who has lived in Old Green- "Thls made us change our minds I wich for the past two years, and once again. Maybe the hand was i who will make her home here in unlucky after all. What do you J the future with her sons, Richard think?" and Eugene Dickinson and families. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis and > JACOBY ON BRIDGE B,T OSWALD .MCOBT Written Tor NEA Service Luckless Player Was Really Void of Skill ''Maybe your friend -Hard Luck Joe has been around here lately.' writes n New Orleans correspondent, 'AVc had a hand the other night that had us all chancing our minds faster than we could make them up. Here is how the play went "West opened the ten of hearts and dummy won with the ace. clarcr (3 real Hard Luck Joe lypci took the nee of spades and then Ie< the king of spades. Curtain! "East ruffed the king of spades and returned a trump. Now South had three losing snades in his han< and only two trumps In dummy te 3* Fas» 5» I » Paa Past Opening lead—» 1» East Pass Pass Pass Pass Park Area Provided BLOOMINGTON, r Lit. (API— ThB State Farm. Insurance companies have provided a 33-acre park area tor their 2,500 home office employes. On the grounds are a lake, courts for playing tennis, volleyball, badminton and shuffleboard and pitching horseshoes, a baseball diamond* picnic tables, outdoor ovens and * club house. daughter, Miss Carmen Lewis, and Miss Gertrude Spencer of Memphis, are spending several days in Tlptonville, Tenn. Reed Instrument Answer to Pr«viou» Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1,8 Depicted musical instrument 13 Surveying ^ instrument 14 It resembles a 3 Container 4 Psyche part 5 Back ot neck 6 Paradise 7 A/temoon parties 8 Ajar 9 "Smallest The hand was not nnlucfcy. South should have made his slam contract no matter which opponcnl happened to have a singleton spade The correct play after winning the} ace of spades at the second trick is to return a low spade at once from the South hand! Tile best defense the opponents can put up is lo tske this spade and return A trump. South wins In his own hand, ruffs his second low spade in dummy, cashes the ace of clubs, and returns to his hand by ruffing a club. He then ruffs his last low spade with dummy's last trump and once again returns to Ills hand by ruffing a club. Since declarer has ruffed only twice In his own hand, he can now draw all of the trumps even If they arc all held by one opponent. He can then cash Hie king of spades for the 12lh trick. When my correspondents suggested that this was a hand for Hard Luck Joe. I think they made a mistake. This was one for a Pessimistic PeK. 19 Note of scale 20 Tightening, 22 Exists 23 Minutes 25 Sea eagle 27 Midday 28 Topers 29 Parent 30Tungslcn (ab.) 31 Silver (symbol) 32 Pronoun 33 Italian city 35 It is a • instrument 38 Fasten 39 Domestic slave 40 Paid (ab.) 41 Leaps 47 Down 48 Ventilate 50 Consumed 51 Indistinct 52 River in British Congo 54 Elusive 58 Ant 57 It must occasionally be — VERTICAL 1 Alligator 2 Magnetic alloy ITCaiuj (ab.) 20 Oscine birds 21 Motions 24 Fruit 26 Wakens 43 Transfix «.Metallic element 36 Vegetable 37 Considered 42 Fuel 43 Egyptian sun god 44 Brain passage' .45 Granular snovi .4» Insert 49 Male sheep 51 Racket 53 Myself U Diminutive ot Susan

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