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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21. 194S THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H W HAJNtS, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFF Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising 4i»n»«« Sol* N«UoD»l Advertising Representatives: Wtllu* Witmer Co, New York. Chicago. Detroit, AtUnU. Memphl». Published Eveiy Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the poit- office at Blymeville. Arkansas, under act oJ Congress, October ». 1917. Served 6y the United Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier In the city ol Blytnevllle or »ny suburban town where carrier service Is maintained. 20c per week, or 85c per month By mail within a radius of 50 mites *4.00 per year »200-for six months $1.00 t-» three months: b? mail outside 60 mile wne, $10.00 per year payable tn advanc*. Meditation And alt the earth sous)"' i« Solomon, lo hear his wisdom, which God liart put In his heirt.- I Kinis 10:24. * » • Body cannot teach wisdom; God only.—Emerson. Barbs A man In Oklahoma had two wives In one home. How did he ever find a place to hang his clothes? * • » Rubber bathing suits are showing again. Ah, 'twill be nice lo stretch out in the beach. * • » Among the season's sports are baseball, golf, badminton and those gents wearing the newest stylet. * * * The hardest thins about holrtinj » Job during tht spring Is the'work it takes. * * * Baseball pools, full of sharks and suckers, soon will be with us. Opening of the Sucker Season The national board of the Communist Party has launched a drive for 15,000 new members by July. And according to a story in the New York Sunday Worker, it knows where to look for them. "The grass roots movement, which is rallying millions of Americans lo the new people's parly," the story says, "reaches into thousands of towns awl political action. In these towns and communities hundreds of men and women are awakening to the hasic issues of our time. Some of them are ready not only for the new party's answers, but for the more basic answers only our Communist Party can give." Skipping the double talk about basic answers to basic issues, that means that the Wallace-for-President movement has given Communists a new sucker list, to work on. They'll work on it, too, as was foreseable from the day that the Commies first crawled up in the lap of the "new people's party." And Henry Wallace thought he wasn't going to be "used" by the comrades! was so much delay between the two decisions. Out of the case should came a warning with a general application. So long as we- have a democracy with its executive, legislative and judicial departments, and it is the best form of government man has been able to devise, legislators should confine their interest to making laws; and Ihc executive department should not seek lo exercise influence over the lawmakers. The Arkansas Supreme Court in the divorce muddle hns crilled attention to the fact that we still have a constitutional form of government and should operate under it, not around it. There has been in recent years in Arkansas and other states, and in the federal government, too much interference in legislative and judicial affairs by those who should execute the laws made by the lawmakers, and observe the decisions of the courts as they interpret the law and pass on the acts of men in the executive departments of our government. Deadlockitis Has Set In Arkansas Divorce Muddle Finally Gets Untangled The Arkansas Supreme Court finally untangled the tangled situation whicH had approximately 1,750 divorce decrees dangling in the air for months and leaving 3,500 persons in doubt as to whether they were legally separated, and whether those who had remarried •were unintentionally guilty oC bigamy. The Supreme Court was not responsible for the tangle in the first place. The fault lies at the door of the members of the Arkansas Legislature who overstepped their authority as lawmakers. The lawmakers saw a need for creation of a Second Division of the Tulaski Chancery Court. They also were desirous of making certain that the one person and no other was designated to fill the new position until an election could be held. The bill passed and it named the new chancellor in addition to creating the office. The new chancellor held the of. fice for months and granted divorces— 1,750 of them. Then came an attack on the tew on the grounds that the legislature had exercised executive authority --authority that the constitution docs not give to legislatures in a democracy. The Supreme Court ruled that the legislature exceeded its authority and the decision left the inference that all of the divorce decrees granted by the new chancellor in good faith, and to litigants who believed they were in a legally created court, were void. \Ve believe that the Supreme Court , could have nullified the act in question «nd at the same time upheld the decrees which had been granted before an attack was made on the illegal action of the lawmakers. As a matter of fact the , Supreme Court belatedly did this very thia«. It U to be regretted that there VIEWS OF OTHERS Bogota, Berlin, and Vienna Whether engineered by Communists or not, the revolt in Colombia, and Its interruption of the inter-American conference In the capital city. Bogota, Is providing a diversion useful to Soviet purposes elsewhere. These purposes are being pressed, notably at Berlin and Vienna, to make Identical patterns of "squeeze" which can haraly be products of coincidence. They mutt be attributed to direction from Moscow. They are being countered, however, apparently by such decisions as American authorities can make on the spot, without equal direction Irom Washington. Since British and French policy must be coordinated with American in this case, • this situation must be confusing to all the western occupation authorities. Meanwhile, the Communist aspects of the Bogota violence arc receiving more emphasis, even from Secretary Marshall. They arc taken us R challenge to United States' prestige and held to be a reason for continuing the contcrence at Bogota instead of moving it elsewhere. This is understandable. The most immediate demand on Secretary Marshall now may well be to restart the inter-American meeting and to help it capitalize on two by-products of the revolt, these arc: 1. An increased feeling of solidarity among American states which has resulted from the incursion of outside influences Into hemisphere al- falrs. 2. The le.sson which even the most nrticnt advocates of Pan-Americanism as against United States' world commitments must have glimpsed; namely, that hemisphere security cannot be built mainly within the hemisphere but is a problem In global politics, In which Europe is the key. But having reset the wheels W the conference in motion, Secretary Marshall might well return to Washington with all speed. Indeed, when he was preparing to attend the Bogota meeting, it was plain that tension in Europe—which could already be felt in Berlin—might call him home before many days. The insurrection in Colombia has inevitably delayed that return. Bill, we hope, not for long. Affairs at Berlin and Vienna need his attention. For in those two cities, quite as clearly as at Bogota, United States prestige is, under attack by Moscow. Every day brings some new report of Ingenious Russian devices for hindering tralfic and communications of the western Allies in these centers. Bit by bit the Soviet authorities are "taking over" rlghls which belong to the other Allies, and physical controls necessary to western forces if they are to remain in ihe 5c outposts between East and West. All this is not improvization by Russian sentries, but planned strategy from Moscow. In the face of encroachment. General clay at Berlin has displayed calm statesmanship. But American methods for meeting it should not be left to occupation officials. These methods need the force and broad purposefulncss which only the most authoritative diplomatic leadership from Washington can provide. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Capital Opens Baseball Season With Large Scale Ceremony THE DOCTOR SAYS B.T Edwin P. .Ionian. M. B. Written for NjyA Service A hcallliy baby t j ...^ms 'a establish bowel control between one and two years old. When Ihe baby, is nine or 10 months old it can be i Other major lea on the l o be satisfied with placed for short periods "potty." This should be done at first with the child lying down as 11 is not yet able to sit up safely. Most Infants begin to catch on to By Harm in W. Nichols WASHINGTON, April 21. (UP) — Your capital does things on 1 grand old scale. • j That goes whether the event is n cocktail party, a Joint session of Congress, a scene from the Whit« House balcony, or a baseball game. Like Monday, when the Washington Senators opened against the Yanks. ague towns have something much lamer. The Elks band shows up half an hour before game time and tootles a few bars ot "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and "My Old Ken- the idea quickly, especially il praise' l "cky Home." Sometimes in uni- is given when the desired resulU '" ""' occur The "potty" should be used regularly at the same time of day, usually afler the first morning meal. Neither the mother nor Ihe baby should be worn out by keeping il up loo long if success is not achieved. The infant enjoys cleanliness and form. sometimes not. They don't do it that way here. They have TWO bands — first and second string The gate on opening day swung out at 11 a.m., and a local band already was seated in deep center field, giving out with everything from boogie to Strauss. Shortly before game time iri marched one of our finest. The United States Army Band under the direction of Capt. Hugh Curry. They marched and they played, all 77 pieces, including bass drums and kettle drums bring- appreciates Ihe praise received. The parents should not show irritability when the infant fails as this may merely make the baby worse and delay bowel control. Once it has been established and the . child Is a little older, the resoonsi- i m ?" p lhc , re . ar ',. „ blllty for the bowels should be' plac- rlle . lmlrch to Ule Ila SPOle in cd on the child rather than the parent. Automatic Process In small babies the process of emptying the bladder Is automatic. Backfire Can Be Expected as Result of Quick Solution of United Mine Workers Pension Plan ter field is a sight to behold in ball yard. Generally some unidentified person dashes out and hauls old glory to the top of the pole while the band plays the Star As soon as the bladder is sj-ietchcd to a certain point, the nerves carry the message to the spinal cmd and the bladder Is automatically emptied. Rather gradually the sensation of a full bladder begins to be carried! up the brain itself and when this develops, it is possible for the child to control urination. Until the message is received In the brain, however, it is useless to expect n baby to have control over his bladder [unctions. Bladder control comes slowly and parents should not be concerned if their baby does not develop complete rontrol as-soon as some other child they know about. • • * Note: Dr. Jordan is unable to Spangled Banner. The ball players tumble out of tile dugouts and take off their hats. That's all Ihere Ls lo il. But not here Out of the stands marched Clark Griffith.-gray-topped prcxy of the Senalors. With him were House Speaker Joe Martin and Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler. The Senators and the Yankees gathered on either side of the Army trumpets, trombones and oboes. Through this impressive formation marched the three big shots. They led the parade ot Ihe flagpole, aij three out of step, but prancing briskly nontheless. Martin did the flag honors. And who throws out the first ball in St. Louis. Cleveland, or even Brooklyn? The mayor, maybe, or sometimes the governor. By Fflrr Kelson NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. (NEA) — The great labor peacemaker and coal strike stopper, OOP Senator Styles Bridges o( New Hampshire, left himself a wide bridge on which to retreat in case his quick solution for the miners' pension plan turns out to be not too good. Bridges' statement -said: "The decisions we HS trustees make are not unchangeable The opportunity to change them at any time Ls guaranteed. ... I must, refer to the fact that my resolution, if adopted, would be a tentative agreement and the amount, of this I monthly pension Ls subject to any revision whic hour further study may indicate Is proper." : Nobody wnnts to tako, ! awoy any John L. Lewis originally wanted S1CO a month puld to ail miners aged GO or over, who had worked . in Ihe mines 20 years. No limits were placed on when the miners had workers their 20 years or whether they were now or later employed on other jobs. ! Senator Bridges revised this for! mula lo make the S100 a month available to a UMW member "who on May 29. 1047. attained or thereafter attained the age of 62 years and who has served 20 years fn the \ coal industry., .and who has retired from service.. .subsequent to May 28, IG'IG." i.s do dependable age census on miners. They'll have to register and make application for the pension. Detailed rules and regulations have to be worked out by the trustees. Last, December actuaries of the Social Security Administration made a study of what the miners' pension plan might cost under several sets of conditions. One set of figures covered payment of S100 a month to men now actively employed as miners who retired on or answer individual questions from j well, they don't do it that way readers. Howe— —"- ' - ' after reaching the age of 60. i Raising the age limit to 62 would i reduce these figures by about 10 i per cent, it is now believed, on In short, the Bridges compromise ! that basis ' tne cost of the pension '. which Lewis accepted and which Van Horn doesn't like a little bit merely raised the age limit two ever, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. here. Seventeen minutes before game- lime, the Army band stopped in the middle of a stirring salute to old Clark Griffith anci switched to Hail the Chief. Up the ramp hind the Senator dugout walkei President Truman and his woroe folks, Mrs. Truman and Margaret. plan i s calculated on high and low estimates, as follows: For 1048, or the first full year of the glory now going to Speaker - vcars anci eliminated all miners : operation, from 6000 to 12.000. min- Joe Martin"for solving the riddle of ' A ' ho retired before May 23, 1946. j ers would be . eligible. The cost how to make the miners go back I The bis question which arises 1m- | would be $1,030,000 to Slo.000,000. mediatlcy i s whether these condl- ! B y IB5() . rrom I2 .°00 lo 19.000 to work. Getting John L. Lewis and i E?.ra Van Horn for the coal operators to accept Senator Bridges as the third trustee was a master stroke. But insurance actuaries who have been liguring how the Bridges settlement Is going to work out say it leads to one of two things: 1. 'Hie three trustees will have to cut down on the amount, of the pension payment within a few years, thus forcing Senator Bridges to cross his bridge when he gets to it, going backwards. 2. Or else the 10-ccnts-a-ton royally on all coal mined will have lo be increased to from 20 to .50 cenls a ton lo keep up the payments. That can mean only a raise in the consumer price of coal. Bistro Haunting ; without objection from the miners,! In 1955 from 24,000 to 37.000 min- j though coal operators and consum- ' ers would be eligible. The cost would j ers wouldn't like it if it meant j be from $26,000,000 to S45.000.000. ; higher prices. But 11 would prob- j By 1960 from 36,000 to 57,000 ably be extremely difficult to re- : would be eligible and the cost would duce the amount of tile pension. [ be from $44,000.000 to 560,000,00. | Give anything — a box of candy, ' The present 10-cenls-a-ton royal- i free lunch, Wednesday afternoon i ty is now pouring money into the 1 off, a Pay raise, lower rent. You pension fund at a rate of SnO.OOO,- | can't take n gift away from any- : COO a year. This is supposed to cover l one without making him feel he ! not only pensions, but also death has been cheated. ' ; benefits, health and accident pay- i Pension I'uud Kmiiiiii!,' llry ments. ! Just how many of the 400.000 coal Assuming that half of the fund I miners will ultimately be eligible '. would go lo pensions, under the • for this latest benefit won [or them • above, estimates the fund would be j by Mr. Lewis, nobody knows. There in the red between 1950 and 1955, QUESTION: Does homogenized milk contain "a chemical which causes the cream to stay mixed with the rest of the milk? ANSWER: No What makes milk homogenize is a change in the size' Mr. Truman took off his six gallon of the fat globules. Homogeniza-[ hat and waved it to the crowd, lion involves the passage of milk | Thousands cheered, through line nozzles under great | Half ot Congress had played presure. breaking large fat globules hookey from the business of the into small ones. j nation. They cheered, some of them, I and gawked with the rest of us. i — - Li Then Mr. Truman warmed up for the first pitch by holding his hand aloft for the hundred or so picture ' men. finally on a signal from somebody he uncorked a fast one from the porl side and let it fly toward the mound. Manager Joe Kuhel of A: ii;,.,r..i that the Scnilt ors probably wishes the President Roosevelt's proclamation , chief had gone ane ad and finished against gold hoarding would per.- | the gsme instead of his own selec- ahze trie possession of a necklace tioni Ear i y yvynn. Yankees 12, Senators 4—final, score. The most ntert spectator was one Chick Pierettl, one of the Senator pitchers. They sat him in an opera 15 years Ago In Blytheuille — cepted currency m exchange. The coins had already been separated when turned into the bank. B. A. Lynch, president of the bant:, said that the coins been kept in the form of a necklace they probably would not have come within the restrictions of the federal order. In the group were six twenly- doll:tr pieces. 13-ten-doliar pieces an done five-dollar piece. -t... IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON NE.-\ Staff Correspondent By Krskine Johnson NKA Staff Corrcsjioinlrnt HOLLYWOOD I NEA)—A feilow • Nate would explain to him what an 1 I American wanted with a Purls bis- ! ilro. "When I lold him." Nate said. i "that 1 wanted to send it home. hy the name of Nate Watt has b:en dreamy-eyed, vague type ever .since he helped those fellows spend five million dollars. ' charged me double. Bnt I packed It It cost five million dollars to i up and sent it to Milestone." make the movie, "Arch of Tri- | "What about the pictures of the umph." and Nate Watt, assistant to j Arch of Triumph" 1 asked, director Lewis Milestone, helped : "One night." Nate said, "they them do it. j turned on the Arch lights for a "My psychiatrist." he told me, i couple of hours, and I had 18 cam- casing it out of my SO THEY SAY a is tragic that ih c foreign alfairs ol our government arc in the hands of two Incompetents- Truman and Marshall.—Rep. Harold Knut.son IR> Of Minnesota. 'Hie army u like a tire department. It must be kept ready to put out ihc lircs—Ocn. Lucius D. Clay, u. 5. Military Commander In Germany. Soon American soldiers nil! be called upon lo lollow ihe American dollar-Sen. James P. Kern iRi of Missouri. • W * Under permanent military conscription he 'the boy of id. . . . will learn lo look lightly on the very fortes In society which build the home, tt>f chuich, the school, the decent community.— ffari Buck, author. * • • If reporters at any time feel thai you arc » i'.uffcd shirt, that's the time to watch cut. There's nothing a reporter enjoys more than poking into a stuffed shirt. And I can't blame them.—Gen. £>»i£hl D. Eisenhower, U. S. Army, Ret. .still tern." One day Milestone put Watt o-i a plane and sent him to Paris with a camera crew lo photograph the Seine River, it was in the spring. "It must have been lovelv," I said. i "It was dry a* a bone." said Nate i Watt. "No rain?" 1 asked | "No. No Seine," saiil Wall. ''They had drained the river for the firM lime In 100 years to pick all the bombs dropped during lhc wai- out (it the. rlvrr bed." So ihc tiutlio ordered Natr in vaiv till they let the water buiA n, and ihm they sent him a list ol other things to do. It seems Director Milestone needed \2 stoves for some saloon .scenes and thov couldn't I hid any French stoves in Hollywood and nobody could maK 1 ! them They told Nate to buy them. Itrlstro HaimlhiR Nate tried slovc works, but th;:v were all out of business. It took him five *,\ftks haunting bistros to get them. Everybody thought he was crazy. "I Aould go into a bisuo." he said, "and when the fellow, i^k-'d ' me what I would have I would s.iy I'll have your sto\e. I was tluowii out of almo-st every saloon in Paris before I got them " "ThL-n." Nate's oyes plazed a bit more, "thej lold me to buy a oislro —a big one—and send it to Hollywood. I began going back to the same saloons and when they'd a»x me what I'd have I would toll them I'd have the eslablishmem." They were rougher lhal lime but finally a guy who wanted to go back to Normandy said he'd sell out If era crews taking pictures of every Inch of the city, including the Arch. Everyone thought It was another invasion." McKENNEY ON BRIDGE 'Fancy' Bidding Wins o Top Score By William E. McKenney America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service In winning the world champion ship masters individual tournament for the second time, B Jay Decker of New York had as one of his closest contenders his brother Simon Becker of Philadelphia. Only | a point or Iwo separated them All this was before Nate had to; ri S ht "P " mil the las t session. Si- buy the Ux'cabs. four of them, and nlon f'" all -v finished fourth. I a whole street of paving blocks. I B. jay Becker is known as the 1 1'arls in Chunks I "Rock of Gibraltar" in his bidding. "Word got around." Nate chuck-il Its almost unheard of for him to I led. "that a crazy American was ! bid a psychic, or lo make any bid 'sending Paris back home In chunks. 1 that Is not right down the middle. Th<n I had two famous sculptors sit, 1 Simon • has a flair for fancy bid- dov.-n in the Champs Elysccs and make me a great big replica of the Arch. They put guards around figuring that if the copy didn't turn out so well I might sneak oft with the original." "nut how about the Seine? What 1 happened there?" I asked. "Oh. lhat They wouldn't sell it.' Nate said. 'Bolides, they put the water back In and it would have been quite a problem in transportation. So 1 Just photographed It." "Only five million dollars," 1 Piipils through In Scotland have to get about three times as many books, In the school year, as do London school children. Mistletoe was known to Druids as "all-heal." They garded the parasite as a cure all illnesses. chair in front of the President, Blove in hand. His job was to slop any foul balls coming toward the chief. But none came- Chick enjoyed the game. Felons from Missouri Arrested in Arkansas HUNTSVILLE. Ark., April 21.— (U.P.) —Two convicts wro escaped April 12 from Missouri state penitentiary were awaiting return to Jefferson Cily today after their capture near here ycslerdy by two Madison County deputy sheriffs. ( The men were identified as James '. Vernon Mitchell and Frank Ernest. Mitchell told arresting officers that ihc considered LJttle Rock as his with the king in dummy nnd a j home. Both were serving long terms spade was led. East refused to win | for armed robhcry. the first round, but did win the' Madiscn County Sheriff Berry second spade and relumed another Denny said Deputy Virgil Weathers heart. This was won in dummy I found a car fibandoncd in a creck- with the ace, a spade was led over | bed near Huntsville yesterday. He to the king, and a small diamond ! and another deputy watched the led to dummy's ace. i car from hiding until the men re- Nahtrally B, Jay was not going turned to it last night. Denny said to finesse into' East, because East's the hungry, unarmed men gave up double had more or less located : without a struggle and admitted the -strength of the hand for him. i their identity. When tlie singleton queen dropped. | Missouri officers were en route to B. Jay made four doubled and re- ' Huntsville today to return the men doubled for a top score. to Ihe penitentiary. Ping Pong Champ ding. In today's hand you will note i said. "Il's a wonder you dirln'l run out of money, llul why didn't they scml the actors lo Paris. Instead of Irving lo sent! Paris to Hollywood?" Nate's eyes cleared for just n moment. "I guess nobody thought of that," he .s;Ud. "llrsides, Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer arc pretty busy. yon know." Simon Tkckcr A 108r,2 » A K 4 * AJ98 496 B. Jay Becker AKQJ ¥832 • K10G4 A A 8 5 Tournament—Neither vul. South \ North East I * PJISS 1 » I'.iss 1 N. 'I'. Pass S A P;i?s 3 N. T. P;uss Pass Double Redouble Pass Pass Pass Opening—V" 21 Experimental atomic power plants "within a year or-two" and : that Simon employed two fancy] ships running on atomic energy I bids. "within a decode" Is the forecast | B. Jay said Hint East's reason of the dircctoi the National Bu- ; tor doubling was, that he was afraid rcau of Standards. : he was being "Jobbed" and he A relative humidity of SO per '• wanted to make sure of a heart lead. Tht opening heart lead was won cent swiftly kills disease gcntu in i the air. . I HORIZONTAL I.S Pictured U.S. lable tennis ch.impion 10 Stone cutler 11 Satiric 13 Earner II Take temporarily 16 Male IB Wing-.<b;ipcd UO He has • champion Ihiec years 2! Church rc-ucss Tl Kits of temper ls > M 24 Shield bcanne,s 23 Upright 25 Lock of hair 27 Toward 28 Palm lily 29.Sin opshivc <r,l,.) M Klude 30 Turkish rflirutls 37 rurlw'cii'k 38 Grooves 30 Membrane 4.1 .Sco?hoie 44 Kujictlatue suf.ix 45 Herb 47 Foollikc ]):iit 48 Mor.l aged SO c;;isi's 5i! Coinlo, Is 53 Love god VERTICAL 1 Injure 2 Exists 3M,ilc swan •I Door part 5 Mud 6 Press 7 Depressed B Half an cm 9 Uncomplicated lOOt the check 12 Instance?. IS Venture IS Anrnt ITC.-ipo -1 Comes ?>• Hiills C'ii, ,m>.ne :'!) Hi y •'tOKnierlain - I- inches 39 LawMiil -10 Wiles ! 41 Ab, tiliam's home i *'.'. Horse's Bait i 4"> Absent j 4(1 Conflict ' •ID Depo.-il ac'c-ounl (ab.J 51 rs'ogativc.

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