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(AltKJ COUKTKR NEWS THUKSDAY, APRIL 8, 1953 iLrnaviLij; COURIER NEWS I COURIER NEWS CO, H. W. HAINE8. Publisher •tr A. HAINBS, Assistant Publisher A. A. rRBDRICKSON, Editor PAVL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager _ — — -~ Bole National Advertising Representatives: WiHwe Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, AttenU, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- grew, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press — SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or nnj suburban town where carrier service is maln- ra radius of 50 miles. ,5.00 per year $250 for six months, $1.25 for three months, by maii outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Am I not in apostle? am I not free? have I not Men Jesus Christ our Lord? arc not ye my work in the Lord? — I Cor. 9:1. * + * Christianity is the companion of liberty, in ill its conflicts, the cradle of its Infancy, and the divine source of its claims. - Alexis de Tocque- vllle. Barbs It's the friends of the woman who wears few clothes to speak of who do the speaking * * * A jockey Injured at a southern race track will recover — unlike those who bet on his hone. » * * Numerous department stores have garages •where patrons car. park, but women still insist on using the middle of the aisles. * * * Mort attention should he paid to educating jwdestrians, says i judge. Right no* they get their own "bumps of knowledge. * * * Most comedians want to play tragic roles, according to a movie producer. And when given a chance, they are I Yugoslav Sees Survival In More Freedom Communism, as distinguished from socialism, is rooted in force. Especially is production, whether on the farm, in the factory or in tlle mine ' governed by force. Because the Communist state also puts totalitarian control in the hands of a powerful few, you are not likely to hear serious internal criticism of enforced plans, or admission of weakness in the system. Least of all are you likely to witness backsliding on the use of force. World observers therefore sen as intensely dramatic the disclosure t h a t Communist Yugoslavia is planning to do just that — give up the club of compulsion in industry. Some feel this is the most important development in that country since Tito broke with Moscow. Yugoslavia intends to replace its system of forced production with old-fashioned capitalist incentive production. This doesn't mean giving up the basis socialist feature that underlies communism — control of industry by government. Plants will remain where they are, in the hands of government- sponsored w o r k e r s' cooperatives, to which management is responsible. Said one Yugoslav: "We are going to try capitalism without capitalists." Roughly translated, that means they are going to let industry make what profits it can on its own, and then tax earnings progressively, as capitalist nations do. Right now Tito's government in effect taxes business in advance, using rigid formulas base don estimates of desired — not actual — production levels. No reason to imagine- Tito is hereby initiating a trend. The Soviet Union, though it often has made concessions to the need for incentives, too heavily committed to the idea of forced output to back off. China probably is in the same fix. And the satellites have no choice. With Yugoslavia it is different. Fringed by hostile lands, the Yugoslavs cannot enjoy the luxury of testing Communist theory over several decades. They are fighting for life, economically, politically, every way. They must be practical, above all. Tt is here, in the zone of the practical, that they have seen communism break down. Their system of force has failed on three counts: it has stirred resistance that blocks economic progress, it has brought government inefficiency and bureaucracy, and it has not dor<e the fundamental job of increasing production. So, emboldened by their peril, the Yugoslavs art Tenturlnf to c*st off, on* by one, th» ahacklea that m«k» other Communist nations prisoner! of their own infirmities. First Tito stopped collectivizing the farms. Now h« plans » freer role for industry. Who knows? In a few years Yugoslavia may look more like partly socialized Britain than like Russia, the Communist fatherland it now spurns. In this boiling crucible where the struggle for men's minds is hottest, new elements of freedom are rising to the surface. Free men everywhere can take heart. Views of Others Rounding Up The Bail Jumpers The New York News-Chicago Tribune Service in Central America reported that Green and Winston, two of the top four American Communist leaders who Jumped ball to avoid prLion terms in their trial at New York hnve been located in the Guatemala jungle where Moscow has concealed them. The Important thing is the method of their uncovering. It Is explained that because Moscow virtually runs Guatemala, a vast onti-Communist underground has been created there. Its director 1* Carlos Simmons. This director seems to have learned some suspicious facts. At any rate he sent out a requset to the anti-Communists in the 144 villages and cities In Guatemala asking for word respecting the fugitives. Immediately came buck information from a number of sources which, knitted together, told this story: that the two men boarded a ship at a Mexican port from which they were transferred to a launch off the Guatemalan const. When they got in touch with the Guatemalan Communist party they were concealed at the Santa Maria generating plant 20 miles from the nearest village. The beauty in this story is related wholly to the anti-Communist underground. It is something the Communists In America have never figured upon. In Guatemala where they saw murder and slavery coming because it was there that Stalin decided to dig his roots deep in this continent, the underground is thoroughly organized. Such an organization would grow with the speed of an onrushinfe prairie fire running across tinder-like grass, at any further extension of the Communist menace in America. It would take on many of the aspects of the Klan In the South in post belllun days. Probably the government of Guatemala, given all the financial resources possible, could never create so formidable an organization as that to which men cling ns the known hope of saving their lives and the decencies. —Green Bay (WIs.) Press-Gazette. Parole d'Honneur The French had a word for it. In fact, the first word. A man was let out of prison or custody on his parole d'honnour. A vanquished knight gave his parole d'honneur to his victorious adversary. Usage shortened parole d'honneur to simple parole. Word of honor became just word. But honor is always implied. An accused man gives not merely hts word, but his word of honor, to the judge that he will return on a day set. And the person getting him paroled gives his word of honor that the accused will be there at the time fixed. That was in the long ago, when s, man was known by the honor he kept. —New Orleans States SO THEY SAY , All right, ladies. You want to drive the thing. Drive it. — Ernest Hazclton, Detroit, Mich., bus driver, when abandoning loaded bus. t * * Man has very little Insight Into what Is going on within himself. — Albert Einstein. * * •. * I believe there Is no magic by which one element of this military team can accomplish our western defense mission. — NATO commander, Ocn. Matthew B. Rldgway, to NATO offlcer» at close of t tecret dcfenjt tMt Continued Story French Give Genius Room The avenues to better international understanding are many, and the French are courageously contemplating a big stride down one of the surest paths. They are talking about simplifying their hotel bills. Anyone who has ever seen one of these mystifying documents testifies to his bewilderment. The basic room charge is just a starter. From that springboard the French hotel clerk leaps off into a Sea of lesstr items — service, taxes and whatnot. The revolutionary proposal now under study is to lump these all together in one fundamental item so the baffled tourists can grasp at a glance what it will cost him to end relations peacefully with the hotel. If this plan is carried out, the genius who thought of it should be promptly elevated to dabinet status in Paris and made Minister of Good Will. Peter Edson's Washington Column — Hirings and Firings by G OP Are Both Good and Not So Good WASHINGTON — (NEA>— Many of the resignations of top government officials now being accepted by the Eisenhower administration are justified as necessary in order to field a brand-new team. This is said to be in line with tlie mandate of the voters in the last election to c.Ienrt house in Washington Some of these Peter Edson resignations are seing accepted with lavish praise -or the outgoing officials. There is said to be nothing: against their records. But the Elsenhower lead- era want their own hand-picked men to run the show. To the career public servants— .he people who have made government administration their life work and who expected to rise and events lly retire in the nonpolltlcal service of their country—the story is someting else again. To these people, some of the transfers now be- ,ng made look like pretty mean firings. The case of David L Cole, whose resignation as director of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service las just been accepted, Is being cited as the No, 1 case of this new trend. Mr. Cole is a New Jersey Republican. Furthermore, he Was picked for this job by Cyrus Chlng. another Republican, who Mr. Cole succeeded. Mr. Cole was generally credited 1th having done a good job. He was respected by both employer union groups. He was named Director of Conciliation by a Democratic administration, on merit- So there was nothing political about his appointment. The ques- tion posed for the Republican administration is why there should be anything political about his retirement? Two other cases of this iind, with slight variations, have cropped up In Department of Interior. The resignation of Dillon S. Myer as Commissioner of Indian Affairs has been accepted by Secretary of Interior Douglas McKay. And Marion Clawson, director of the Bureau of Land Management, is to be transferred. Both the.se officials have records of having run their bureaus above political controversy, as public administrators should. Dillon Myer performed brilliantly one of the most difficult of all wartime assignments in running t h e War Relocation Authority, which handled Japanese-American internees. This role won him the equally difficult role as Indian commissioner Nobody can perform that Job to the satisfaction of everyone, but M y e r gave it a try. His replacement may be justified, but It seems hardly a fair reward for faithful service. Marion Clausen's removal as director of public lands deprives the government of the services of a world-wide authority on a subject to which he has devoted his entire career. _ Since Mr. Clawson has U. S. Civil Service status, he cannot be fired summarily. But moving him to another job to make way for an unspecified political successor merely puts two men In fields where they are less experienced. It is hard to see how the government gains by this transfer, unless on the theory that a general shaking up is a good thing in any organization, every so often. These cases are not parallel to the removal of Claude R. Wickard as Rural Electrification Administrator. Mr. Wickard came into the government as a Democratic politician, to become President Roosevelt's Secretary of Agriculture. As a political appointee, Mr. Wickard was fair game 'in the Republican shooting gallery. The Republican record Is beyond criticism on the retention of some key officials. In Department of Defense, for instance. Assistant Secretaries W. J McNeil and Prank C. Nash have been kept over from the Truman administration. McNeil is In charge of budget and Nash runs foreign arms aid. Both men vere retained because they were recognized as tops in their fields. In tho State Department. Secre- ary John Foster Dulles has shifted around his top command considerably to put new faces in Washington. But he has relied on career foreign service officers of experience I n naming Douglas MacArthur II as counselor, an sticking by Charles E. Bohlen for Ambassador to Moscow. This same pattern was followed in naming as Assistant Secretaries of State Robert Murphy for United Nations Affairs, Livingston T. Merchant for European Affairs and John Moors Cabot for Latin-America, For his assistant secretary in charge of Par Eastern affairs, Secretary Dulles brought in a Virginia-Eisenhower Democrat, Walter S. Robertson, a man experienced in this field. In the same spirit. Secretary of Treasury George M. Humphrey named T. Colemnn Andrews, another Virgin- la-Eisenhower Democrat, to head Bureau of Internal Revenue. The record adds up to plenty good, as well as some not so good. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service In most cases deformity of the .egs, such as bowing or kriocfc- .cnees, are the result of soft bones during childhood coming from rickets, which Is a vitamin-deficiency disease. Most such cn^es could have been prevented by supplying (he needed vitamins during he times of year when the sun is weak. Q—Can you tell me if it is dangerous to have an operation for 3o\vlegs, or is there an exercise that will correct them? A.B. A—Nothing is said in the ques- ,ion about the age of the person with bowlegs. In n grownup It is rather rare and also hazardous to try to attempt operations to correct bowlegs, but in childhood sometimes corrections can be made. There Is no exercise which will be particularly helpful. which resembled chicken pox In its symptoms. Q—My sister has a fatty tumor, but the doctor told her it would I probably never bother her, and not j to have an operation unless it did. What are these fatty tumors? • Reader. A—A tumor made up of fatty tissue is called a lipoma. These tumors are quite common and as a rule cause no trouble, and do not need to be removed. Their .cause is not known. '—Will you please discuss EI prolapsed colon and Its treatment? H.M. A—This means there Is a sagging of the intestines. Frequently it produces no symptoms which need correction, but sometimes physicians recommend corsets or lossibly some other measures. Pew surgeons recommend operation except In the m6st exaggerated cases. Q—Is It possible to hnve more than one attack of, .chicken pox? My daughter Is supposed to have nari it twice. Mrs. H.W. A—Second attacks ol chicken pox are rare, but apparently have been reported. II is also possible thnt one of the two attacks was some other contagious disease Q—I have occasional attacks of pain in my chest, but the doctors tell me it is not heart trouble. What other conditions could cause this pain? O. M. A—A vast number of things besides heart trouble can cause pain in the chest. It can be the result of neuritis, or some form of muscular rheumatism; it can be from indigestion or something else In the abdominal organs reflected up to the chest. It can result from difficulty with the vertebrae of the backbone: Indeed, In some cases It appears to be a reflection of worry rather than any identifiable physical cause. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Looks for Exit; None to Be Found" "This hand will really make you cry," said a familiar voice directly behind me. I looked for the Mtreit exit, but it was too late. "Hard Luck" Joe never lets a victim go. "I took my life In my hands to bid four spades, and I was glad to be in that contract when I saw the dummy. But I couldn't make the game even though the contract looked so good. "I won the opening lead in dummy with the ace of diamonds and immediately led a club to take a finesse. West took two club tricks and led a third club for his partner to ruff. I eventually had to NORTH 417642 * A75 * 10 8 4 WEST EAST 4,10 * 85 3 •J87J VK.Q92 »8432 432 SOUTH (D) 4, AKQJ9 VJ105 + AQ6S + KJ9? North-South vul. South West North Ea*t 14, 2 » 2 * Pass 4 4, Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K lose a heart trick, and had.to play the hand properly to avoid losing two hearts. "But wouldn't that burn you up? Both clubs wrong, both hearts wrong, and the clubs .4-2 rather than 3-3. No way to make the hand!" Joe was wrong, of course, as he usually is, The hand is made very .easily by the right line of play. If you haven't already spotted It, take t second look at the hand and find It for yourself before you read on. i Joe made the correst play when IM won the first trick in dummy Erskine Johnson. IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Exclusively Yours: "I guess it was the ham in me. My father's actor blood boiled up in me and there wasn't anything I could do about It." Will Rogers, Jr, who told me he'd never make another movie after playing his dad in "The Story of Will Rogers," explaining his return to the Warner, sound stages for a second film, "The Boy From Oklahoma." But his retirement as a publisher—he recently sold his Beverly Hills newspaper—had nothing to do with his new career as an actor—"The paper was on the market long before I knew I was going to do the Rogers.picture." "Maybe I pretend I don't like acting." he grinned, "but I do like it. I was serious about being a one-picture actor. But it's difficult to predict what a person will do. The ham just came out in me." Betty Hutton in a musical version of "Pygmalion" on Broadway? Gabriel Pascal, who Will produce the show to Nicholas Brodsky's tunes, has made the offer and Betty's thinking it over. John Garfleld's widow, Bobby, is about to wed the attorney who advised her after the star's death. .Claudette Colbert, in Paris, insists the matrimonial rift stories are untrue. . .Richard . Denning, TV's "Mr. North," is convalescing after major surgery at Phoenix, Ariz. Evelyn Ankers, his actress wife, is with him. Janet Leigh on printed reports of squabbling in the Curtis household: "I guess the press gets tired of lovey-dovey stuff It's like the baby rumors. The day after Tony and I were married, they were saying I was expecting the stork. Now wUh these fight rumors, Tony and I don't dare have even a normal little fight for ourselves." STAND-OUT SCENERY ON the theory that people won't make second passes at 3-D movies that require glasses, 20th Century- Fox studio is betting on wide- screen Cinemascope in its "Corne- Back-Llttle-Lost-Audience" war on TV. After seeing the new film process, I can report today that it Is Just as sensational as three-dimensional movies and will bring back the RO signs at theaters. The screen is huge—two-and-a-half times as long (65 feet) as it is high (25 feet)—and stefeophonic sound moves with the action. Panoramic scenes of New York's skyline, harbor and streets, a speedway automobile race, an airplane trip over the Rockies, winter sports at Sun Valley and Times Square at night are breathtaking. But when Cinemascope switches from New York's skyline to the with the ace or diamonds. His next play was wrong, however. The ight line of play is to draw three rounds of trumps anl then lead low club from the South hand! West's best defense is to take the queen of clubs and to lead a heart at once. Declarer plays a low heart from the dummy, allowing East to win the trick. East cannot continue hearts, so he must shift to a diamond. South ruffs the diamond, and leads clubs again until West takes his ace. If West then leads.an- other heart (the best defense) dummy puts up the ace of hearts, and South gets back to his hand by ruffing another diamond. South can now lead clubs in order to discard a heart from dummy. This limits the loss to one heart and two. clubs no matter where the high hearts and high clubs may be. Intimacy of Betty Grable, Lauren 'Bacalland Marilyn Monroe gabbing about men on a penthouse porch, or Vic Mature alone on a hilltop in "The Robe," it's obvious that without careful direction the wide, mural-like picture crushes personalities and gets in the way of the dialog . and story. For spectacle films and musicals Cinemascope has tremendous possibilities. As a novelty, it will make millions. But the scenery—and it must be REAL—not the stars, will get all the fan mail. BARBARA PAYTON and Tom Neal, who made all those headlines, will make movie-love together in a film for an independent producer. . . .Gig Young and Mala Powers have discovered each other. Ann Anderson is telling ringsiders at a night club that she's been getting U. S S. R. radio stations on her set and that No. 1 on the Soviet Hit Parade is a ditty titled, "Come to Me, My Malenkovy Baby." If Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz can clean up in TV, so can Ida Luplno and Howard Duff. They've at last made the decision to costar in their own series and their films will be made with Dick Dorso and Bernard Glrard, who just produced "Jennifer," starring the Duffs. "But we won't play husband and wife," Ida told me. "I can't give the story line away, but Howard will be a sort of Sam Spade character." Donald O'Connor's gritting hit teeth at the rash of casting announcements concerning him. He's never talked to the producers who claim they have him tied up. A short circuit played tricks with Call Me Madam" on a local marquee and it came out: "Call Me Adam." A sequel to All About Eve"? 75 Yean Ago In Blythevillt — The people of BlythevUle were asked to clean their yards Monday and to cooperate In the cleaning of nearby vacant lots in a public statement issued today by the Garden Club, which is making an effort to have Blytheville especially attractive Tuesday and Wednesday when the Forrest City District Federation of Woman's Clubs meets here. The red and white color scheme used in the dining room of the Ho- ted Noble when Mrs. 7. L. Engler and Mrs. George Pollock, Jr.. entertained 24 of their friends at luncheon yesterday was emphasized by tulip* and spirea. The second in a series of dinner* planned by members of the Fellows Forum of the city high school waa given in the Home Economics cottage when the guest speakers, Marcus Evrard and Ivy W. Crawford, discussed the "European situation." W^M ^ • i • • r-»"J i' < A woman generally feels better after she unexpectedly meets the man she almost married ten or fifteen years earlier, says Aunt Molly Harmsworth. She wonders how she could have ever had such poor taste, © NEA Wearing Apparel Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL VERTICAL 1 Outer garment 1 Eccentric 5 Covering for the head 8 Mantle 12 Fruit drinks 13 Era 14 God of love 15 Variable star 16 Male 17 Scheme 18 Respiratory sounds 20 Cylindrical 22 Thus 23 Capuchin monkey 24 Onager . 27 At this time 30 Taut 34 Wild hog 36 Insect egg 38 Valley 39 Assam silkworm . 40 Compass point 41 Masculine appellation 42 Wordless 44 Sluggard (Scot.) 46 River in Germany 47 Seine 49 Rodent 51 Waltzer 54 Male honeybee 58 Hodgepodge 59 Devotee 62 Wild ox of Celebes 63 Jewish term of reproach 64 Bind 65 Small coin 66 The dill 67 Age 68 Very (Fr.) wheels 2 Chief god of the Eddas 3 Go by aircraft 4 Former Russian rulers 5 Cured thighs of hogs 6 Mohammedan 25 Rail bird title of respect26 Levantine 7 Canvas ketch shelters 28 Individual 8 Delay 29 breaker punishment 31 Appellation 9 Shield bearing 32 Slender 10 Water vessel 33 Lampreys 11 Domestic slave 35 Protective 19 Eternity apparel 21 Dine 24 Encourage 37 Rip 43 Golf device 45 LitUe mass 48 Vapid 50 Brochure 51 Feminine appellation 52 Wolfhound 53 Ploasant 55 Heavy blow 56 Not any 57 Consumes 60 Courtesy title 61 Beverage

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