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sac BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HUE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • - TUX COCKIER KTW8 CO. a. W UAiNfiS, PulkdbCT ' JAIU8 L. VERHOEPP. Editor . PAQX. D HUUAK, AdvtrUdoc liauver ' fait NatkiMl Adv*rti>iD« RcprtatnteUvet: • t Wtiltc* Wltmer Co, New York. Chleafo, Detroit. Srerj Afternoon except Sunday itcooi cits* matter at the pot-. at Blytbeville, ArkanM*, undo act ol Con- October «. 1»17. : * . k~ Served .by Uu United fntt Barbs ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj"e»rrter In the city ol BlytheYill* or any •iburtan town when carrier tervic* iJ maintained. JOc per week, or 85c per month. By mall within a radius of SO mll*j, 14.00 per MAT, «U» (or six moatni, 11-00 (or ton* monthi; kr Bail out*lo> 50 mil* «oo», 11040 per year payable In advance. Meditation A>4 tka, (aepel mutt flrit be pabllthed »monr al aaUMU.—Mark !S;lt. * • • I thank God that the gospel is to be preached io every creature. There is no nun so far gone, but the trace ol God can reach him; no man 10 detperate or black, but He can forgive him.— D. L. Moody. A writer advises girls to keep a man guessing. But not to the point where h« guesses he'll go aomewhere else. , • * • When learning Io drive, be. careful—or be thrown M more than your own ruporulbUltjr. • • » ' The >M8 Donut Queen was picked from 100 contestants—leaving 99 other girls in the hole. » • • Man k the Billion or more reuonl whj women an taterwted IB the attractive tprinf faihion*. • • • Maybe it's only natural that people are bled Usually by blood relations. 'Wait and See' Habit Won't Deter Russia Like the warning of a rattlesnake before it strikes, Soviet propaganda has signaled another move of Russian aggression. Norway, Sweden and Iran have now heard the familiar and ominous words: Iran is being marie into a military base for an attack on Russia; Norway is selling out to the U. S.; Swedish mili- 'tarists are plotting behind the govcrn- ment's back to build bases for American planes and paratroops. Thig seerrfs to be the only, way the Soviets know' to plow Europe and the Middle East for the seed of communism. The same pretexts, with .slight variation!, were used in Romania, Hungary »nd Czechoslovakia. They were the prelude to the present demands o» Finland. The Russiaji technique is inflexible and without imagination. The objects of •its accusations may be-disgusted and aickened by the Kremlin's bald-faced lie*. At the same time they must be afraid. For if Generalissimo Stalin were to put his Red Army on the march, the combined military strength of non-Com-" munist Europe could not hope to oppose the Russian might for more than a few •hort weeks. In the face of these newest developments, Congress and the President should give the recommendations of Bernard M. Baruch a most serious consideration. They are grim recommendations, but they are also realistic. Russia's policy of expansion is backed by force and depends on force. It will not be abandoned until it is faced by a superior force. This must be clear to' all Americans intelligent enough to see what is going on in the world today and courageous enough to face the facts. We will not deter the Russians by what.Mr. Baruch calls our "wait and SC e habit." And there are two reasons why we cannot wait until the shooting starts. We cannot wait for the shooting to start beeaus no one wants it to start- not even the Russian people, still weak from the bleeding of World War II, s ijn striving to repair and restore their war- tora country; not even those thoughtless Americans who say, "Let's drop the bomb and get it over with"; not even the rulers of Russia, we suspect, unless the shooting would be against their present weak opposition, We cannot wait for the shooting to start because, unless non-Communist Europe , s given strength and sees rtreng-th behind it, the continent's free countries might surrender without a ( ftruggk to save a useless waste of life W« will not deter Russia by tenta- tmly suggesting registration but no draft, by side-stepping universal training, by gjivin* no thought to industrial BoWliataoB—without which both draft M4 universal training would be of little •vail, Jtr-^Baruch did not suggest military but that, too, may lie ncccs- fcnd-tean and a quick, intensive strengthening of our own defenses would be enough to show Russia that her gamble is lost. But there is now no time to "wait and see." The war is already on. And Russia is winning it, FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 104S The 'Lie-Down'— mpulse or Stratagem? We wonder whether the "lie-down strike" of Wall Street pickets was just a sudden inspiration, or whether a few had. planned it carefully and the rest followed suit, meekly and stupidly. It is hard to tell from a photograph whether 'a policeman with a night stick is trying to pull a striker to his feet or to club him to the ground. But 'one thing we're sure of—If such pictures are circulated in pre-election Italy, the Communists there will be quick to use the prone striker, the officer with his stick, and the magic name of Wall Street in a scarcely flattering story of their own composition. VIEWS OF OTHERS Backdown r rom Showdown The diplomatic battle of Berlin should be carried to Moscow. It is one which the Russians would doubtless prefer to see settled as a'sklrmlsh, with the advantages of a local victory falling to them. But the local victory would have ramifications anything but local. The Russian effort to squeeze the western occupying forces out of Berlin is being felt all over Europe. In a shooting war the Western Powers could hardly hold their position in Berlin. In the "cold war" they can hardly afford to give It up. Secretary Marshall's return to Washington from Bogota, where he is attending the conference of American stales, now becomes probable. Soviet intentions are plain. They are, in fact, so- thinly disguised as to indicate that Russian leadership wants not only the United States but all the world to recognize them. They need to be dealt with at the top 'level. Tlie Russian reasons for blocking roads and Insisting Oil inspection of trains—like the alleged overloading o[ highways and charges ol looting by the Western Powers—only add insult to Injury. Reports that the Russian authorities were prompted by knowledge that valuable industrial installations were .being removed from Berlin by the Western Allies may or may not have some basis in fact: What is more generally known is that Russian sources hinted some months ago that Berlin might become too uncomfortable for the Western Allies If th» American-British plans to merge their occupation zones in Germany were carried through. What the Russians are trying to do in Germany is to create something that looks like a showdown—under conditions in which the Western Powers might have to seem to back down. The fact is that (his is no real showdown on the Issues dividing East from West. But Italians wondering how safe a vote for freedom might be on April 18 will watch Berlin. A Russian success in Berlin, moreover, would tempt the Soviets to try lor the same thing in Vienna. As the Russians would have the world read it, the significance of these very limited tests would seem to be this: that when confronted by Soviet action the West- em Powers will hesitate to reply In kind. That could be a fatal misreading of the American attitude. So what the United States now needs to tell Moscow—the Politburo rallier than the Soviet occupation authorities in Berlin—is that the war nobody wants could come over Just some such heavy-footed management of intcr- Allled relations as this in Berlin. Certainly peace cannot be got by Russian pushing there, nor by American retreating. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. SO THEY SAY In the Driver's Seat Br'er Rabbit Has Many Aliases When He's Part ot a Fur Coat Sunday School Lesson By William E. Gllroy, D. D. It is not surprising that Sunday school lessons, sermons and comments on religion in general are based very largely on the Bible and on Biblical times, since the Bible is "God's book for man's life." Above all things also, it Is the book of the Gospels, the story of Jesus of Nazareth, the book of His life and teaching, and the interpretation of the reality and meaning of His Messlahshlp, and of His coming Into the world to be humanity's Savior and Redeemer. But many parts of the Bible have to do with the life of an ancient people and with the Individual lives of men and women who lived in a little land. It w»s situated between the great empires, warring for mastery in that ancient world, and In the history of the time seemingly of far more Importance than Palestine and its people. It Is the littls land that remains while the great empires—Assyria, Babylon, Syria. Persia, Greece,'and Rome—have all passed away. And that little land today, apart from Its ancient religious interest and the way In which successive generations have turned to It for guidance and inspiration, is still a center of tragic are centered there, By Harnun W. Nlchota (United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, April 9. (UP) — Mr. McGregor would have loved what went on in Room 1331 of the House Office Building. You remember Mr. McG, the man who gave Peter Rabbit an unsuccessful chase when he caught the cottontail reducing his cabbage patch. The Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, with some very noble assists from a parade at witnesses," was giving Peter R. and members of his family the old you- know-what. The committee was considering » bill to malce the fur people label their stuff. Call rabbits rabbits and skunks skunks. Cong. Uin B«c!iworth ol Rural Route 2, Gladewatcr, Texas, wan(ed U> know why we have to import rabbiUs for rabbit coats. What, he asked, is the matter with home grown rabbits? They grow some busters down his way. Max M. Albaeh ot A, Hollander & Sons, Inc., the witness, said he could answer that one. "American rabbits are plain no good," he said. "Too thin skinned. Australia and New Zealand grow better ones." interest. Vital issues Senators, One of Them Wearing $22 Shoes, Hear That Prices Soon May Take Another Leap , amid strife and struggle as in ancient times. And the world is watch- Ing, somewhat fearful lest the conflicts may Involve the whole world once more In war. From every standpoint there is reason to study that ancient land and all that happened there. Paul said that the chief advantage of the Jew (Romans 3:2) was that to the Jews had been committed the oracles of God. That statement is amply proven. While in other lands men were bowing down to wood and stone and worshiping false gods, in Israel devout men and women were seeking the true God. And they found Him, he 3<Idc in the parlance of the fur people another word for rabbit. Along about this time in the hearing, a couple of dozen lovely visitors filed into the committee room and took seats in the rear. Potential customers of A. Hollander & Sons Inc. They got there just In time to be shocked. Cong. Joe O'Hara, fat, bald and smart, looked down at the witness "If a rabbit is a rabbit," he asked, "why in thunder do they have io call it a 'coney?' And why do you have to call it 'mink-dyed-coney?' Isn't that fooling the ladies whom we love and who buy coats?" Mr. Albach adjusted his spectacles and said one question at a time, please. First "coney." That's the same as rabbit. Everybody knows that, he said. Mr. O'Hara said he'd be switched If he did until now. Number Two, Mr. Albach went on, "mink-dyed-coney" means that -^.w^^jsi^iSHSSiK^T™^ 11 "^ All this was backed up by W. W. pository. In the Bible, too, are the inspiring experiences of men and women K h°d ^r^lHT^'l^dlS H UCh "S"" ab °"M Stevens for The"sho; Manufactur'-' pair of brogans I £ Dd , 1?v"h,» ?,? Tn consum f ! ««' Assn., Joseph -Harm for tr, ' • goods. But what the bill amounts Shoe Retailers' Assn and IM =,.,•, to is a $150,000.000 subsidy for American farmer.? and stockmen. As such it would reduce supplies of . Oh, my! how the distinguished senator, rrom Louisiana laughed when he (old it. And how tlie dis- Before the war the average pair •— " " •• — — "•a-'" *•"-• etivsv. , of shoes sold for 41 7o whol people down on Congress to protest W .JO retail Todly the prices i ---- - - - - •» c JJHI.K, ,- - — having to pay that are In surplus supply. When it I million oa'irs or" 2«" much has burned him plenty. He's I comes to hides, skins and leather I son been griping about It ever since, j the story may be something else I Among others, he complained to again. That's what brought the shoe ' Senator Ellender. That's where he ' ^ d f Ms mistake. Senator Eastland « B <"iu>t me inclusion 01 nines an< ntnks Ellender shouldn't have told I skins In-this revolving fund bill H on him. A lot of his supporters Irving Glass of New York, speak- down home may not like it, '--- - •• — The subject of shoe prices came up while the senators were considering "a bill to provide a revolving short, prices are double. . . Senator Ellender said he couldn't AmWi^ , ?H , Ianners , Council ot understand how the average could America, told the senators that the | be that low when some women's mill?™ ? St tF £?„ £* .°« Cr tlll>CG f shoes sold for as hl « h " *« » Pair , , S , "."i," "" r " •-"""••» million cattle hides short this vear. Mr. Glass told him rhar l«« »i fund for the purchase of agrlcul- '-•>«< «»«>• "^« i»»tK». i..j..-.....•..„_, I . V:***_ lo ' a nlm tnat '«ss than ;ural commodities and raw mater- . ..„ „-„ „,. ,,,„„. 1111B yu ar me lals to be processed in occupied supply Is estimated at 20.5 million ™? S Km sollj abroad," so " said. I hides. -The difference represents 50 The bill was introduced by Sen. | million pairs of shoes. One reason George Aiken of Vermont. But 38 ; there won't be as many hides Is - -- —v ~« k ..v-.i. ,, u ,, v UL ds luting itiues is Sm ^ S ir are , sp ? ns ° rl "? R wlth tnat tlle supp! y ° f animals for him, so its almost sure to pass. 'slaughter Is down. Anothei A third party can only promote minority rule and tend to leave the country the prey of demagogues and malcontents.—James A. Farley, former postmaster general. » • » We ought to put our Army, Navy and Marine Corps in condition with one distinct purpose In view . . . that-if Russia late over another nation we will take the lead in defending that nation and all the other free nations in Europe.—Sen. Kenneth McKellar iDJ of Tennessee. • • • Businessmen generally tend to be too lethargic •bout their representatives. But never forget that it's up to you, as a businessman, to fight to keep in Congress men who are not inimical to business. —Sen. Alexander Wiley IR, of WUconsln. • • 9 1 can't conceive of any nation being able to convince H«ir that i war will benefit H.-Thomas J. WaUon, president, IBM. •• • . • • Russia's bread shortage could be very ElRnlll- cant. It might mean a disciplinary measure against the people, or It might mean that the Husslan« are building up their food stocks for « new emergency—sen. Walter George IDI or Georgia. • « • We must strike olf the shackles of the Icar ol abundance. We must frame policy and set goals of plenty In the light of these necd» ol our people. -Walter Reuther, president, AAW. 1 still bciicie vt <;»„ ge t W0 rld pence, we must have It because we can't afford to destroy the world in uiothtr wmj.—Present Trumm. t ' . - tinguished senator from Mississippi Senator Eastland, being a big cotton planter, of course, can altord these commodities in the U. S. That keep American prices of apparently want. The thing might work Atkins for the National Assn^ Shoe Chain Stores. Present high prices are forcing people to buy fewer shoes, they said. Before the war the average | shoes a year. Last year they bought $3.91 wholesale and J7.25 retail. In of faith, courage and achievement the stories of individual lives, that in any time and among any people would be outstanding in their encouragement and example. Who, for instance, considering Palestine today, can fall to see the significance ot Nehemlah, leading his people from the Babylonian exile, helping to restore them in their ancient home, facing some of the problems Jews seeking restoration Lhere are lacing today? Surely in all of this there Is food for study and thought. The "Christian Herald," same years ago when the famous Dr. Talmadge was Its editor, used to have a pase entitled, "The Bible and the Newspaper." On this page current events were linked with Biblical parallels, or with some teaching that they emphasized. It was a wise emphasis. The Bible, though It be an ancient book, is a book ol dally life and man's best teacher and guide, Last year the leather Industry "used I one-half ol one per cent ippiy reason the .lower-priced stores. It was then that Senator Ellender told about Senator Eastland having paid «22. All the other senators laughed. IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKLNE JOHNSON NBA Staff Correspondent '•••••••••••••••••••••••••»•••••••••*»»», his hands. He's definitely marked 1 for stardom. . . . M-G-M's "The ! Pirate" is a click. It's proof that a ' pair ol scissors can be mighty o;e- j ful. Until they started snipping, it ! wain t doing so well at sneak prc- I By Erskine Johnson NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA)—Exclusively Yours: M-G-M has decided, after much haggling, that two uniformed roles in a row can't hurt Clark Gable. He'll start "Command Decision" about Ihe time "Homecoming" is released. "Decision" will get the "Grand Hotel" treatment with a cast of high-powered names. V.in Johnson and Evic Wynn head for Honolulu April 15. If they come back Mil speaking, I'll be a mighty surprised boy. One way In stop a temperamental argument. Andy Kusscll and Marlon Hutton couldn't gel together on the right key to warble "Eistcr Parade" on Andy's • irshow. Finally Andy blew up »nd said, "Nuts to It. Let the au- ftutUence sang the song. Amcrican Contract Bridge League, A. M. Sobel, sat in to play rubber bridge at my apartment recently. His partner was Mrs. McKcnne.v, and my partner was Harry Lees, 'a vice president of the League ind Tiic censers are working overtime [ on Either Williams' sarong scenes ' In "On an island With You." As i Ed Gardner says, "A sarong Is a bandana and a prayer." But therj will be no swimming scenes for Esther In "The Duchess oi Idaho," tier next. She'll keep them gams covered up In ski pants. No-Cut Contract One way to be sure ot not bcln? on Hie cutting room ['.cor: Rex Harrison has it in his Fox contract, he must appear In 15 per cent of any picture in which he works. It s the reason Pox didn't loan him to Paramount lo co-star with BcUy HuUon. Jack Benny has been having a sag Icicjraphic 'cud with Danny Kayc for a long time. Aftcr,rcadlng nbout Kaye's tremendous success n, the Palladium in London. Jack sent him a one-word cable. It rcaui "Hmmmmmm." And 1 still ihtii--. Danny and Sylvia Tine will kiss an.l make up. He called her regularly while abroad. • • • The Ink on Hawa.d Dulls new contract «-Hh U. J. wmn'1 dry be- vicws. Fortimio Bonanova'is buying the irofilm rights to "Five Graves to Cairo" for a Spanish version. He'll re-play that zany Italian general which brought him lame in 1943, . . . Untimely note: M-G-M'.; Fourth of July gift to moviegoers will be "Easier Parade." Heat to the Punch Onrc again radio has beaten Hollywood to the punch. For six months now, studios have been talking about co-starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in another picture. So lar nothing lias happened. But Ginger and Fred an> ma radio sliow with music o[ thfi '20's and "SO's. It looks like the Dcanna Dur- Mn-Kel.x Jackson marriage may lie hack to normal soon. Deanni won't say whether she anrl Feli* definitely will reconcile, but she McKcnney Mr». McKenney 49642 V J8 « 753 + K862 » Art J JO + AJ104 • 862 . +93 Rubber—E-W vul. South West Nnrlh E»st I + Double Pass I * P.iss 2» Pass 7^ Opening—+ 2 9 president of the Midwest Conference. Soicl's opening bid of one club was purely a psychic bid marie in the hope ot throwing us off the track. With the West hand I did not have the required three and one-half tricks for a double, but I 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— The congregation of the Pirft Presbyterian church, at a. meeting /oliowuig the church service Sunday morning, declined to accept trw resignation of the Rev. Marsh M. Galloway, which he had formally tendered to take effect April 15. As a. result ortthe vote, officers of the church said, it is expected that Mr. Galloway will withdraw his resignation and will continue as pastor of the church. word ol the name of a fur means that animal it comes from: the last part in this case being coney, or rabbit. And besides, the fur man asked, who ever heard of anybody charging mink prices for a rabbit? As far as fooling lady coat buyer*, is concerned, Mr. Albach said, all the gals have to do Is to ask the man who sells" 'em a coat for an invoice, where it says right »there what Is what. Much better than the label business suggested in the bill, he said. You can tear a label off and throw it away, but the invoice ij your protection, with carbon copies he said. ' It was plain to see Mr. A. looked darkly on the bill. The visiting lovelies In the back row of the audience were confused, apparently, by all of the double talk. Without so much as a take-your- leave, they put on their spring wraps and walked out. Earlier in the hearings, Mr. Henry Miller, director of Trade Practice Conferences and Wool Act Admin- istratration for the Federal Trads Commission, had argued the other side of the picture—in favor of letting the people know whether a fur coat is made ot rabbit or something else. There ought to be a law, ha said. The fur people, he alleged, have thought up some fancy handles for our low-life animal friends, par- ticulraly the rabbit. Among them: beaverette, embiline, lupin, galland squirrel, and muskratrine. Mr. Galloway is moderator of the hereby Arkansas Presbytery and president of the Blytheville Ministerial Asso- coation. In WARNING ORDER (he Chancery Court, ChicX- a-sawba Dijlrict, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Laura Dillard ............ Plaintiff, vs. NO. 10,426 J. H. Dillard .......... Defendant, Tlie defendant J. H. Dillard is NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Jack Ozment has made application for a permit to operate a self-service laundry at the rear of 124 Dugan Street, Blythevllle, Arkansas, Any protest should be In writing and filed in the office of the City thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Laura Dillard. . Date this 18 day of March, 1948. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. By Betty Petterson. D. C. Attorney for plaintiff: C. P. Cooper. Clerk. JOE CARNEY, City Engineer. Educational Leader ,,i.,,]i, II.,i .> i . . , • . ""t-iuii mess ior a aoume, nut, i mils lhal their trial scpar.llon bfilievn that the double is the but IMS DCtn Ml to InC ETOOrf . f-ill ,,.;i-t, tu:_ i -* i _• lias been ail to (he good. Another ironic twist to the Academy awards. Gary Grant turned rio\vn the Ronald Caiman part in "A Double Life." Gary was afraid « ~uuu«: L,,, t . v,ary uas »ira:a tnat my partner could come in at to try Shakespeare-something he's a lower level in case he had » spade Ilpvpr nrvnr* ..^j. -^.., , ....... with this type of "hand. When Lees (East) bid two diamonds, I realized that he had a very fine hand. I preferred to bid two hearts rather thin two spades, so that my partner could come in at MCKENNEY" ON BRIDGE * * * * •' '*• >V >»'>:•"'*"• " \l-Club Scare Bid to i.<;i*nrt,t. «iti» V i. «i<.-iiii, uiy w g a usmans oay, e Ior« the itudio had three script* in | national tournament director ot th* By William E. McKcnney America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Taking a busman's holiday, the . — .......i iv>^.i *n v.aoi; lie iiau » 3|JMU£ suit. But U*s ended all doubts with a bid tf seven hearts. When Mrs. McKcnney led the deuce of clubs, I could count U tricks provided the heart suit broke. I wer.t up with dummy's ace of clubs, cashed the ace of spades, . then led the king of hearts. On the second round of hearts I put up the queen from my hand and North's \ .Wck fell. Now I dirt not even have j to ruff the spade. 1 .look two more 1 rounds of hearts, discarding a. club I irom dummy, cashed tlie king and queen of spades, discarding dummy's other two clubs, and ran the diamonds for the baBnce of the Irlcks, HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured president of American Council of Education 11 Bears 12 Tried HEdge 15 Moved to music 17 Golf term 18 Inflammation (suffix) 20 Peruse 21 Window part 22 Purgative 24 Severed 25 Smooth 26 Falsifiers 27 Near 28On« 29 Tremble 32 Rock 36 WearUs 37 Egret 38 Old 39 Cut 43 Fact* ' 4 4 Greek- letter 45 Summoned 3 Either 4 Free 5 Equipment 6 Serf 7 English' letter 8 Bone 9 Canadian capital 10 Sharper 11 Brittle 12 Spread 13 Acts 16 Call (Scot.) 19 Moved furtively 21 Colored 23 Poker stakes 24 Cut 29 Asterisks 33 Meat 30 He heads the 40 Man's President's nickname commission on 41 Applaud education ' 31 Interstice 33 Declaimed 34 Observe 42 Game of chance- 45 Fish 46 River barrier 49 Two (prefix) 35 Make into law 51 IS'olc of scale -. 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