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fAGK SOC BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. M. W HAINtS, PUtoii»iltI JAUE8 1* VERHOEFF, Editor PACT. D. HUUAN. Advertkirn Uuuta malm National Advertising Representatives: W«lJ*o* WKmer Co, New Vork, Chicago, Detroit. Published Eveiy Afternoon Except Sunday Ent*r«i as second class matter at the po«- ofllc» at Blytheville. Arkansas, under act ot Con- gnu, October », 191T. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: B» carrier In the city ol Blyineville or any auburbaD town where carrier aervlce 1» maintained 20c per week, or 8Sc per month By iia within a radius of 50 miles. 14.00 per fear 1200 lor six months. 11.00 lor three monthi. JJiSl outside 50 mile tone. 110.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation Follow »e»M with »M men, »nd holiness, with- M t which no man shall see the Lord. . .-Hebrews U:14. • • • People are always expecting to gel peace In heaven; but you know whatever peace they set there will be ready-made. Whatever of ranking peace they can be blest lor must be on the earth here—Husk-in. Barbs Love makes the world go 'round—to real estate offices and Jurnlturc stores. • * * A Massachusetts boy, carried** mile by a flood, waa reicued. Now he's safe, »"d three weeks ahead with his baths. • » • Sawdust Is to be made into feed lor cattle. Plank steaks coming upl • * * The best thtni in the world to hide old clothes behind la a pleasant smile. • * • ' Most wrinkles in faces arc caused by worrying over things that never will happen and never have. Russian Actions Bring Swift Passage of ERP It seemed for a time that it would never be possible. But Congress, after a weary time of investigating and reinvestigating, hemming, hawing and obstructing, passed the-foreign aid legislation only one day past the deadline so urgently requested by Secretary Marshal!. The legislators deserve the country's thanks and congratulations for this final burst of speed. And special thanks, it seems to us, should go to Senator Van-' " denberg. He steered ERP through Congress, from its first announcement as the Marshall Plan to its final appearance in legislative form, with the utmost skill and tact. Rifts appeared in his own party over the issue. Tempers flared and views were poles apart. But the difficulties dissolved before the intelligence, experience and patience of the Michigan senator. Certainly Mr. Vandeuberg's high-minded and 'non-political approach to the question of foreign aid set an example for many • of his colleagues, and helped ERP to escape becoming a matter for bitter partisan debate. This swift final action by Congress must have surprised the Kremlin's board of strategy. The setup of their political system suggests that they have no sympathy for debate by representatives of various opinions on the conduct of government. Undoubtedly (he Polit- boro counted on a clash of sentiments in Congress to kill the Marshall Plan. And there were times in the ten months between proposal and final action when the Kremlin hopes might have been justified. But the Russian strategists made one obvious mistake. If they had lain low and given even a sham display of friendliness and co-operation they might have strengthened opposition to the Marshall Plan. But they didn't. Whether it was because they did not dare to take the chance, or because their insular minds are limited to only one source of action, or because their operatives had got out of hand, we don't know. It is clear, however, that every provocative action in Moscow helped to solidify American opinion. The destruction of the Czechoslovakian democracy gave a noticeable spur to congressional action. And right at the end of ERP's legislative history the Russian's highhanded behavior in Berlin hastened final passage. So now the talk is at an end, and the democracies have actually set out on the ' road to positive and promising action. History does not offer any peacetime parallel to this program. It is hardheaded and at the same time humanitarian. America will shortly be ready, with money and goods, to provide Europe 1 -, with some of the things that commun- V- ' i«m promises but cannot deliver. The European p«urticip*nU, for their'part, have agreed to work toward creating an environment of justice and prosperity in which their citizens will not lie tempted to turn to communism in desperation. In the midst of cold war, the free countries of western civilization are at last ready to begin waging peace. MONDAY, APRIL 12.1948 Duties as Well as Rights Rep. Leo Isacson, member of the Communist-controlled American . Labor Party of New York, is mad at the State Department for not giving him u passport to go to Paris to attend a conference of supporters of the Greek guerrillas and their rebel government. These guerrillas are enemies of democracy, and of the (J. S. government. Mr. Isacson is a member of that government. It is reasonable to bar him from consorting with these enemies in his official capacity. Yet he protests that his civil liberties have been violated. This is to be expected, since no Americans holler any louder about their own civil rights than the Communists and fellow travelers. It might be well for Mr. Isacson to reflect that, as a member of Congress, he also had some civil responsibilities. VIEWS OF OTHERS Another National Impasse? Will the present divided administration be set up In reverse a/ter the November election? That Is, will at least one branch of Congress go Democratic even though the Republicans should win the presidency? H is not too early to begin thinking about this possibility because It is altogether possible that the Senate will return to Democratic control regardless of who Is sent to the White House and which party organizes the House. This possibility, not to say likelihood, arises from the fact that the Republicans are In the same fix the Democrats were In two years ago with respect to doubtful seats. Two years ago the Democrats came up with senatorships expiring In doubtful states. This year it is the Republicans who are In that boat. The Republicans now hold 51 seats to 45 for the Democrats. Since « are required for control, the Democrats need to win three scats to tio and four for a majority. Of the 32 seats al stake this year, H are Democratic and 10 of these are In Southern areas. The other Democratic seats are In Rhode Island and New Mexico, .figured aa probably Democratic, and Colorado and Montana, which the Republicans carried two years ago and co now are doubtful. The G.O.P. position is less secure. Of' the 18 Republican scats, seven are figured as sure (or the party: Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon and South Dakota. Eight others are much less certain but seemingly give the Republicans an advantage. These are In Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa Michigan, Minnesota. New Jersey and Wyoming. But if the O.O.P. should carry all 15, It still could lose numerical control by failing to hold Republican seats from Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia. These three states may well offer the crucial senatorial races. The Republican incumbent from Kentucky, John shernmn Cooper, has made an excellent Impression in his first year, but his record must go up against the fact thai Kentucky has since returned to the fold with a Democratic Governor. West Virginia Is usually lighting ground. It was in 1946 when Democratic Senator Kllgore narrowly came through. As for Ok- Inhoma, the election of senator Moore as a Republican six years ago was pretty much of a fluke. The Sooner slate voted Josh Lee out rathci than Ed Moore In. It may be that this situation will clarify enough by fall to be the basis on which some voters will mark their ballots for President. We have fallen Into so many pitfalls with control divided that few thoughtful citizens will want to stumble down the jame tortuous road again for the next two years. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. SO THEY SAY Come, Come, Boys! Don't Be a Couple of Dumb Rabbits! New /(/eos Bom £ach For Getting Rid of Starlings Norway Surprises Russia and Rest of World By Refusal to Yield to Demands of Soviets By Doujlii Larsen NBA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. (NBA)—One of tl)f few encouraging reports Irom Europe i s the surprising reaction of Norway to the current, tense Russian situation. with Russia. Helped by those factors, communism In Norway managed to find firm political footing. In the parliamentary election of 1945 the , Reds won 11 out of 150 seats. Com- THE DOCTOR SAYS with Anything which Interferes the free flow of bile in the gallbladder may lead to the formation By Harmaii w. Nfchota (United Pwsi Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, April 12. <TJP> — There's a starling born somewher* every second. And at least every other second somebody comes up with a surefire cure for the black-feathered, yellow-beaked pests. Washington is full of starlings. So th. ii tootll »K bugles a few years ago. That bladder may also"~pi»y"a part % Vt I 1 !, 6 , *' ar "»S<= « *°°d laugh. Gallstone/ m.y & present with. T,'* y .™ tcd . and flu «" ed '» g-'«t out dlge comf full gas and sometimes nause ra and vomiting are common, oiler there is pain In the region of the gallbladder or under the right shoulder In the back. Colic M»j Develop Sometimes there Is Jaundice or a rubber. The starlings pecked the balloons^and enjoyed the resulting A learned professor suggested birth control, right in the stiffly- proper halls of Congress. Oil in the yellow color to the s'kin. A sail-i feed palls to *** ca rrlcd back to tit: stone may get caught In the neck ""' "" "'" '"""" "' "-- - of the gallbladder on In the duct going down to the intestines. When this happens there is severe rxiln called colic. nest on the feathers of the mama bird, to ruin the eggs so they would not hatch. Somehow they hatched! anyhow. < An inventor the other day fried The most important aid in ding- Ollt a mechanical owl. A head-bob- nosfng gallstones Is the X-ray. " l " e - """^-flapping critter. The star- in and outlines the stones" houette picture. When gallstones are found Eometlmes the stones can be seen in an ordinary X-ray picture.. In many cases, however, a dye has to *" given which fills the gallbladder J - sll- — . the question comej up as to whether or not the gallbladder should be taken out by operation. This decision depends on how many attacks of coloc them have been, what the symptoms are, and whether there Is infection In the gallbladder. Many people carry gallstones for years without severe symptoms, but there is always danger of discomfort or their general health may be injured. Treatment other than operation usually Includes attention to diet, with special emphasis to- , munism was in business"" Win"- ' f" nouncement . by Norway and the other Scandina- , creasing, especially in many Nor-!, COUntry who Vlan countries are right back in the wcgian intellectual ctrclTV^v ; J"": ke . rs ln .'.".' . P«ty. H htcountr * »'°" Id n't hesitate to war d avoiding "those foods which Reds Lose 'Re»p«Ub1« Element The next -big expression of Nori wegian sentiment was the public produce symptoms of Indigestion, and a moderat* amount of exercise. all over] •en active that they Note: Dr. Jordan is unable to Iswer individual questions from However, each day he will lings fled the treasury building in terror. But they came back when ihcy learned the owl didn't bite. Well, Eureka! We've got 'em this time, most likely. Thanks to a man named Lawrence Gichner. who harbors a kind of selflnsh love in his bosom for starlings. They bring him business. Mr. Gichner specializes In bird- proofing roofs. It work?, too. he said He hasn't been able to break through the government red tape yet but he's tried several bank bulldingi here on for size. Mr. G., a round, serious little man behind his silver-rimmed glasses, has put common sense to work. Sensible, too. He made some very down-to-earth personal observations.- Broken up Into two categories. He looked and he saw: 1) That birds. Including starlings Sleep fitfully when sitting on a hill 1 They don't like to sit on tacks either. Simple- as that. The roofer gives " was then. Grabbing that country logically. In the event of a now than it did to Germany The Honeymoon End, Bul lne " came tne RC 1 c Czechoslovakia. And the death of *«• That Is the way the situation stands today So far the Russians re made no official suggestion - i Jan Masaryk more than anything > for Norw ay to enter into any de- 1 dramatized to the Norwegians the ' fense agreements, probably because rules of the game which Moscow pla.ved. Quick event put they knew what the answer would Norway's Of the non-satellite countries of J U I°i^' lNorwa - v ' consistently has pla.ved. Q"ufck''"e"vcnt"pu't Norway j be ' But,' the danger of had he best and most above-board right In the middle of the trouble stand ls obvious to the world, relations with the Soviet govern- ; between the u. S. and Russia In thc meantime Norway Is keep- menL since the war. When the Rus-, Moscow began charging Norway in s ll f its outspoken criticism of sians drove across the northern and Sweden with planning to give I the activities of Its giant Red neigh- boundary liberating the Norwe- air liases to America. And all sorts I bar. ™ the-u. S. Norwegian Am°i. n c ,r™ .v,. „ ... . Ibassador William Munth de Mor- genstierne is bidding for u. S. sup, - y. | port of his country's stand. In a retreat the Germans burned : If the Moscow plan was to intim- recen ' speech he said«?!?,"„. MI 'I"'™?'* 1 everything idate the Norwegians and bolster they could, In their wake. The first. the Communists in that country. uuu ,. un .jr uuctaLiag me rionve- air oases to America And aH sorts' gians from the Germans, the Red ot rumors and reports spread about ! nmiK ?h Cr<: extremtl5 ' klnd to tte Srj "=t paratroopers being ready to people they were .setting free. In take Norway. I their retreat the Germans burner!: if 1)10 Mne™,,, ,,i n „ i_i:_. act of the Russian soldiers was to provide food and shelter for the burned-out Norwegians. Russian troops even slept in the snow to howc "In our present world, peacemak- give starving tents. During the occu] -- ...... ,. complicated and serious ver. it misfired completely. Th c business. Peace can always be had recent activities of the Russians , by individuals and nations by piv- have had the opposite effect. After i in? In on every point until or/ Is all the Norwegians have been stripped of everything, except peace answer one of the most frequently i one or (,,.„ asked question- In his column. • I ' * P '* Can quinine cause body if used fre- QWESTION: harm to the quently? ANSWER: Most common symptom Is ringing In the cars, although other unfavorable effects can occur from taking quinine too much or too long. Norwegians their criticized by no one for at least sit- —the peace of the grave. We shall i tln S mum and just waiting to see fight with everything we have , the Nor- ! what happened. against any attempt for foreign or bid Norway's Prime Min- J ' Gerhardsen took the 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— h. A. tmitii of this-ciiy has been named a deputy out of the state revenue commissioner's office. It is expected that his assignment will cover MississipBi county. T. o. Seal, Arkansas-Missouri Power Company engineer, sustained cuts about the head and bruises when his car overturned on High- In thc underground. Since the wnr Norway's trade with Russia has spades, then have three no trump? to Into First is the old slide board treatment. It consists of galvanized Iron, running sharply down hill ox the cornice of the building, and slippery as all get out. No place for the birds to sit down, or stand up either, without falling down several floor- and landing on their tail feathers. The second is tht spike method! Mr. Gichner did a lot of research and concluded that-starlings aren't too happy when~sitting on needles. They don't lay «ny eggs-that way, and aren't a nuisance in other ways. So he put a lot of pieces of wires around the nesting places of th« menaces. That did a lot of good. Starlings are smart enough to conclude that there Is nothing u irritating as sitting on a tack. Eisenhower Reiterates He ts Not o Candidate WASHINGTON, April 11. (rj.P.) —Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower said yesterday. "I meant every word I said" In his recent letter removing Nearly everybody has a different critic Institutions. What that Nor- himself as a presidential candidate. IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON N'EA Staff Correspondent MCKENNEY By Ersklr.e Jolmsun NEA SUff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — As the screen's mo-,1 polished portrayer o! suave gentlemen. Melvyn Douglas. I decided, should name Hollywood's most sophisticated women — if he had the nerve. He had the nerve. But lie could name only (our—Garbo. Dorothy McGuire. Myrna Loy und Katharine Hepburn. Said Douglas. "Much of what passes in Hollywood for sophistication just ain't. Wisecracking, smart are the Bob Hope program." Irene Dunne's daughter is now !2 ;.i)d attending school in Santa Barbara. She has no thought of following in mania's footsteps in Hollywood but is a serious piano student. . . . Irene and her husband, Dr. Francis Griffin, leave for New YorK May 1. Bob Montgomery will get $175,0.10 for his role opposite Bctte Davis in "June Bride." . . . Sight of the. ...c Imltcd bia^i v,:;, cut off all financial and recovery aid to Italy if (he Communists win the April 18 elections.—Michael J. McDtrmott, special adviser to Secretary of State Marshall. • * * The President, in an election year, is pulling down an Iron curtain between Congress and information of the government. We don't say that the government Is overrun with spies and Communists, but even cne is too many.—Rep. McDowell m> of Pennsylvania, commenting on Truman's edict to withhold confidential (ties. • » « This generation of the daughters of career women is retrogressing into . . . that thing known »s "The Home."— Fannie Hurst, autror. » « » The United Slates' greatest menace comes from »ithin. I cannot- see why we tolerate organizations which advocate the overthrow of our government by revolution.—Adml. William Standley, U. S. Navy, Ret., former ambassador to Russia. • . • * Everyone is beginning to wonder whether the mechanized farmer, when the crash comes, will stand the smash as well as the farmer or earlier days who used horses.—Henry A. Wallace. The Communist Parly should be promptly outlawed In America.—Harold E Stasscn. , " lp J° km » r « not sophisti- I week: Buddy Rogers taking rhumbi catcs. And on women that goes dou- lessons at Arthur Murray's He h,i5 olc. Garoo, Myrna and Katharine, | to shako these hips with Madeleine Carrol; in "An Innocent Affair." 1'rediction on Morgan If the Henry Morgan film, "83 lie said, are "as subtle as good wine ,and as stimulating as a cold show, er. Dorothy McGuire gives you the (feeling that she's worldly without being bored. She's the New Look in sophistication." Friends arc b.'amfng a rlaih of Interest! (or lhe separation of silent star Uouclas MucLcan and his Interior decorator wife, Barban Barondess. He's gone to \ew York to work on a play. Slic'll (Me suit (or nhorcc In Hollywood. . . . The Bob MUchums are hoping (or another visit from the stork— thtlr third. Olga San Juan and Pat Knowles are tht latest contract casualties a; Paramount. . . . M-G-M is t.-iik- ing about buying thc Taylor Cald- ' well novel, 'This Side of Innocence," for Lana Turner and Bob Taylor. That Paramount ad writer wl,,i composed the line (lor "The Bi« Clock")—"05 minutes of unbearable suspense"—certainly qualifies as thc bravest man of the mouth. Coming Attraction Bing Crosby's alr.show (or Ap:"l 21 should hit a new high in laughs. Cli.ton Webb, the baby sitter .)! "Sitting Pretty." lakes care of t'ne four Crcsby kids while Bins anl Dixie Mcp out. It's ore of the Te.v lime. 1 ; the Crcsby kids and Bin-£ have worked together on the air. They explain the absence of tho —.. This Is New York," is as good °xs the picture's trailer. Morgan Is in as a top Hollywood comic. The trailer is belter than two features I saw last week. . . . Ray Bolgcr 15 talking about doing a musi:al version of "Charley's Aunt" on Broadway. • • • David O. Sclznlck must bt (joins ahead with plans to film "Rsinco and Juliet" In color come winter. He has Louis Jordan studying wilh a Shakespearean coach lirtucrn scenes b( "No Minor Vires." Jordan says lhe plan Is for him and JemiKrr Jones to do (lie play on the siajc first, probably at I,» Jolla this summer. • » » Maureen OHara gets songwriter as well P..S star credit for "Long Denial." She wrote a new set ot Eng- A Snaff Crops Up On the Third Bid By William C. McKcnney America's Card Authority Written (or NEA Service A surprising number of people throughout the United States mike a very good living teaching bridgi. In the past teachers' conventions have teen held by bridge authorities who published books. Ely Cul- bcrtso:i used to hold a couple every year. Charles H. Goren is holding one at the L^ Salic Hotel in Chicago May 11-13. I would like to present today'o hand at Goren's convention and see if the teachers run into with the bidding snag the experts met with. l;,ric.s old French tuue picture. Playwright John Wexley is burn- I ng over London's banning of his ' A K Q 9 2 » A K Q J S < » K A A H 4 (^ :?o 7 ,7 w , + 107632 De< ) A1065 r V63 « Q 5 4 2 ', +Q985 llcr A .1 7 3 V 1052 « A K J 3 3 AAK Rubber — Ncillier vitl. South \VcM 1 * P.lfS 2 » Pass .1 * Pass S » Pass Norlh T.n*( 1 Y Pass 2 A Pass •1 K. T. Pass 6 V P»ss n tremendous hand, and it is important for him to learn something about the club holding. When South oids three clubs he shows the ace of clubs and at the same time tells North that he is willing to go along for a slam try. With that information North can bid four no trump if he wants to make sure that South does not have ;hree aces. Soutli responds with five Hearts showing two aces and North snovs he is off an ace. In rubber bridge it is agreed that six hearts is the correct response, but the sporting player in tournament bridge who wants to take little count 12 tricks at no trump. of Staff that his aides have been quoted as saying he would not accept any nomination. They asker! A Eisenhower if he would say anything'* further. "No, I'll tell you I've made up my mind not to say anything inore," Eisenhower said. '(I wrote a letter and I meant every word I said." _„ . ReaQ Courier News Want Ads. way 18. near Dell, last night Mrs. Bennie Bcrfield of Duquoin, s ^ „..„ ,, alll o *„ ,„»= .. ,!"••'sthe guest other parents, Mr. gamble can pretty nearly i and M "- William Lang. French Statesman plsy, 'The Last Mile." The London I r "e i«ag comes on the third bid. (iiociuciion was railed oil by the ' Everybody agrees that South should Lord Chamberlain's code which for- [open the bidding with one diamond, bids stage presentation of prison • A fe *' experts would like to bid two fccnc.-,. 'hearts with the North hand, but ,most agree that a jump forcing bid 53 Oceans (should not be made without two , Cottontail rabbits, which dam 1 controls. Therefore they accept th? i nge young orchard trees anrt , bid of one heart as correct. HORIZONTAL 1.5 Pictured French finance minister 10 Capital of his country 11 Unclosed 13 Encovmtered 14 End walls 16 Sack IB Cereals 20 Kmpluyed 21 FdCls 22 Skull fkin 24 Russian union 23 Singing voice 26 Wrb-foolcd birds 27 Us 28 Georgia (ab.) 29 Ballols 32 Gives out 36 Wrong 37 Forgive 33 Dispatched 39 Simpleton 13 Venture 44 Finish 45 Scorched 47 Jewel 48 Calm 50 Models ,« Scolds 3 Dress slone 4 Jacob's brother (Bib.) 5 Burrowing mammal 6 Imitated 7 Assent 8 Half an em 9 Refund lOTranquility 12 Fruits 13 Greatest 15 Bachelor of Science (ab.) 17 High wind 19 Most belated 21 Fancied regular Crosby sitter with the line: 'shrubs, are controlled by repel- 1 Now whnt should South do? Its TicsdDy night, and on Tu:s- 1 lent mixtures applied to the bark.Should he bid three diamonds and ' nlr d U'umpct oa 1 buds and shoots. VERTICAL 1 Palm stem 2 Comparative suffix have his partner rcbid hetrta or 23 Urge 'U Earthwork 29 Urn 31 Porlcnls 31 Inflammable Muff 33 Reflections 34 Wearies 35 Stalk 41 Giant king of Bashan •12 Permits 45 Place 46 Color 49 Sim god SI Parent _J

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