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BLVTHEVTLLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BLXTHEVILLE COURIEE NEWS THE OOO&TER NEW* CO. K. W BJUM18, PubUatMT , UMM I* TBtHOBPP. Uitor MIX. O. KOiUM, AdwtL** * ' Jfettooftl AdmtfciBc Wttncr do. Hew Tort Chicago, Detroit. Cnry Afternoon Bxeept Sundaj lut nutter »t the port- at BlrttaerUle. Arkanau, undtr act oi Con- • • •. mi. . Oenod by th* CTnitod fnm SUBSCRIPTION RATES: fly carrier In the dty of Blythevill* or any •nburban tovn where carrier iervlo fc maintained, tOe per week, or »e per month. By mafl. wtthin * radius of 60 miles, MOO per yMi, M.OO for dx month*, tl.OO for three month*; by mail ooteld* M mil* too* »10.00 per ittr ID advance. Meditation And I rrr« mnt« them eternal life; an« tbeT *h*U never perUh, neither shall any m«n pluck out *t my band.—John 1»:28. Immortality o'enweepe ill paint, a)l tears, all tim«, all fears, and peals like the eternal thunder of the de«p, Into my ears this trutli: Thou livwt forever!—Byron, Barbs Express trains hold the non-stop for an auto record. A pound *T photphorut will tip i. million JiKt about enough for a nickel cigar. A Kaniaa man made a flying machine out ot an old auto. This frequently happens on rough road.. •' ; » * » , .....It's thoughtless of nature to giv< us spring. ..odor* right at th* season of love making Tht summer bugs will be coming In about -I ' Jun«—and the rest ot us will be bugs about July. Next Move in Italy Is Up to Communists Moscow certainly, and Washington probably, had a political strategy for whatever way the Italian elections went. Now that the gratifying results are in, w« shall probably see one of those strategic plans put into action. The first move may be expected from the Communists. They have nothing lo gain by.wHing'stili. But "they have con- •iderable to lose by unwise action. It appears, fromtthe count of votes, that th« country i« strongly behind the da Gaiperi government, and that any large- icale violence by the Communists would be met by vigorous government action backed by popular support. This must present a serious problem to the Moscow strategists. If the Social Democrats had barely squeaked in, the Popular Front could have demanded a place in the government. And being refused as they surely would have been, they might have had strength to follow the Greek pattern and set up a "people's democracy" in the north of Italy. But the loss of the northern industrial cities, heavily Communist in 1946, •hould end any such ideas. They accompanying lo»s of prestige, while it won't stop the Red*' agitation, probably will •low them down. 'The whole story behind this loss is not readily apparent to an American, but some of the big issues are. The Communists as well as their opponents free. ly admitted that the choice in the election lay between America and Russia. Passage of the European aid program in this country was a decisive factor, of course. So was the Catholic church's stand against-communism. The smnrt Anglo-American move for a return of Trieste to Italy, an d Russia's rejection, carried weight. Probably the letters and broadcasts from friends and countrymen in America helped, too. But the Communists are stil] numerous enough to make plenty of trouble They seem to be well led, well disciplined »nd. well financed. It is not likely that , the Kremlin will risk touching off World War HI by a civil war.in Italy. But it can order incessant criticism of the government and industrial sabotage to pro } t mote turmoil and retard recovery. . As for America, the Italian elections . have averted » crisis which would have dealt a near-fat*! blow to European r e, ,eov*ry, to our foreign policy and pm _ ' C*- *"<* to the hope of peace. That ^ . *~ ut 8Ums Jt "P. b«t it is enough. • ; Now ti* ERP can go *he»d M p)an . '• »**• The«progress i« bound to be rough ' «*« -tew. But thuik. to the Italian peo- Pfe, who made-perhaps th e most decisiv9 ««ce in their democratic history, Eu- mov« ahead. Wai lace for Toft? Henry Wallace, in his "police state" »pe«ch in New York, said that communism it spreading "because the policies of Truman, SUssen. Martin and Dewey are policies which i-un counter to the needs of people everywhere." Conspicuously absent from this roster wa» the name of Senator Taft. W« imagine the senator regrets being left out. Mr. Wallace can't have forgotten him, so there must be a reason for his exclusion. We don't know the reason. But we would guess it has something to do with the not-so-fantastic notion that Mr. Wallace, who cannot hope for victory, is in the race in the hope that Mr. Taft will be elected President. It has been said before that Mr. Wallace may entertain the faint hope that Mr. Taft's tepid internationalism would approximate his own policies of appeasement toward Russia, and that Mr. Taft'* economic philosophy would create a depression—and a demand of "Wallace for President" in 1952. The record of Mr. Wallace's past statements bolsters this.theory, and the above quotation might be said to add further support to it. VIEWS OF OTHERS An Answer to Russia? Th« Ferguson retolution for drastic change* in th* United Nations charter pos*> » basic policy decision for the United states. For this plan, put forward by 16 Senators, appears to be aimed actually at the formation of a new International body with Russia and her friends left out. Th« question is: To work along wtth UN, or to abandon It and form a new league of slat*s dominated by America. To many peoplo the Ferguson proposals will seem attractive. Nearly anyone would endorse the announced purposes, but it U necessary to question seriously whether the mean, proposed will achieve the ends desired. The fact that Senator Vandenberg Is reixuted opposed to the project and that It repudiates present State Department judgments indicates that more— and less- may be here than m eeU th« eye. It is true that UN hu not been getting the hoped-for retults— partly because the peace it wa» supposed to keep hn never been made, ir present - policy continues, the United states will whittle away^at the veto power and attempt to use UN •in any way which seems feasible. Even in building up a western European bloc much will b« done through UN. But until there is big-power agreement UN win not become a world policeman. Senator Ferguson suggests that If Russia were pushud out, then the "rest of the world" would unite to form an "unchallengeable world policeman." Many competent students of foreign al- fairs will question the easy assumption that the "rest of the world" would today Join America in an alliance against Russia if the Issue were presented that sharply. Even outside the ring of Russian satellites yuu can count many countr.es which though not as afraid of the United States a« of Russia are yet more afraid of war than ol Rusala. And what about this body from which Russia and her friends had been purged? The reforms used for the purging-restrictions of armament and abolition of the veto In cases of aggression or "arming for aggression" _ appear reasonable enough. But would the united Slates want its present arms program restricted by an International body in which it was outvoted and had no veto? Questions of aggression are precisely those on which America lias always Insisted on » veto Who would determine when arming was for aggression? With Russia out might not small countries tend to unite a B ainst the United States? with the world more sharply split, would an economic iron curtain be added lo the political one-ami all Europe's recovery be retarded? Would this splitting increase the war-like tensions and push the cost of arming to bankruptcy's brink? HOW would this affect America's lon g - ra n ge rtclcllsc Some advocates of this project apparently M UN W " e wrccked * ncw ons-nta- ion might make a beginning toward a stronger international body. Wouldn't that depend on how many nations Joined and how far they were *,£,„, to go in curtailing natlona, sovereignty? some of SP ° nSOTS W th they want a wor , d pollcem!m? Fe on „ ° ra Ferguson « a "new answer to Russia. TO and", 1" WU1 ta ""< f ™" TO and launch « me luch mov( A lime 4nd answering Russia -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MOITOR SO THEY SAY The odds are not yet oil Russia or war. The odds art still o n the United states and peace- S«cretary of Deiense Forrestal, * » * In these times wlih Russia making moves fast •nytWng that is good for the country is not so' food If it u dclayed.-scn. Chen Gurney (R ) ot South Dakota, calling for quick action on UMT Housing Bill Was Football for Senate Rivals And Freshman Lawmaker Gets Sound Spanking KM 1>«4AA VJI.__ i *^ to investigate during the past sum- .report of the committee mer Tatt wasn't on I —,i - ——. EdisDji «r A W" 1 " 1 "^ 1 " Correspondent ...,=.. !«,,, wnsivi or Washington (NEA)-After four W. Tobey of New' Hampshire was n" the senate 3 ^t""" ln/ * ht -i "* *«' «««««l to head the "c>. i[ie senate got around to ""••• —-"••- n... ,. ... okaying a long-range housing pol- cy bill. Aiiri In so doing it deliver- 'I Am Undisturbed—Giddap!' WEDNESDAY, APRIL W, 1941 Congressional Doings Require Weighty, Expensive Records THE DOCTOR SAYS %*£?£ cer In women. when results About one-fifth of «IT cancers Jn women originate In the • breasts- the most common location of can- discovered - -——-- —.. oe anticlp- Wlth early diagnosis and prompt treatment can be cured I Cancer of the "breast Is rare before the age of 25. It 1* more corn- con between 4S and St. After 55 It becomes less frequent again. l! J 'he «rly stage there is not Jlicely to be any pain, burning or other sensation. Some flattening of a portion of the breast is su s "'-'—-. Any irregularity which had •4 By Hanuan W. Nfehoto I (Uniled Frew guff Corrapondwtt WASHINGTON, April M. (UPl — The most popular word in Congrei* Is "record." Everything is "for thi record" Ihls. or "off the reclrd" that. The word U used hundredi or thousands of times ; day around - mer Tatt wasn't on It. Sen Charles new group. But by some fast footwork Tobcy was frozen out. Congressman Ralph Gamble of New - - — — ,„.,-*,» i uajr «1UUJ'U Capitol Hill. A weighty word too For instance, the official le,llmony during the recent rip-snorting committee hearing on the olemarga- rlne tax repeal bill weighed several hundred pounds. It cost ui taxpayers a fancy some at around 80 cents per typed page. In larga Well, If you have a hankering for saving public money, you ought to know what Rep. Clare Hoffman of Michigan did about lt~and the record. Clare Is a lawyer and as such, has a healthy respect for the yirauus. Any irregularity which had * "'• '"" • "eaiiny respect for the not been present before also calls i " cord - But he always wants to put 'or attention. | the record on a diet, so It will lose we1hl - EABLY DIAGNOSIS When a lump in the breast is found which might be cancerous. » small piece of the tumor should be removed and examined under the mlseromplc of cancerous cells, then the tumor and the breast as thing around. And he with no poc- keU In his suit. That could wear on a man with only two hands for carrying purposes. what „., . gong to carbon copy When done early- there Is a good I been said before chance of complete cure. If the Like .vesterday at a hearing be '• K*ected 8 '-Ytf.*?r! symploms are "«- fre house subcommittee on e"pend- glected U !• the cancer cells have! senator who got britches. ,% a ~i t . , 6'<.^iijmi txrtiptk ijamoie oi ,r^ ln L, t0 ",-' r ^ n l a , n I ork . wa '. "L^l chairman too big for his The story is a classic example of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy ot Wisconsin vice chairman Junior Senator Sees his Chance McCarthy, the freshman senator who defeated able young Bob La- Follelte in the 1946 election, immediately set out to make a record o how some of the most needed and constructive reform measures get kicked around in this town. It begins back in 1944 when Sen. Robert A. Taft took chairmanship of a Senate Postwar Planning subcommittee on housing. By dint of thought research, Taft came up with really constructive proposals. They were so good the Democrats tried to steal them I " lg Perplexity Senators Robert F. Wagner of tradlctlo r>. New York and Allen J. Ellender vice Cha'irman McCarthy put )f Loustana rushed to introduce a ' out a general report of his own He bill Including all of Taft's recoin- I al s° dr6w up some new legislation mendation s _ Later the trio got to- i of his own. The impression members ,. 0 . 0 .. CLi ,,. , ilu then walked out. McCarthy was left high and dry as sole sponsor of his legislation in which he sought to separate the public housing bill from other provisions, presumably so'that public housing could be killed off. Enler Another of The Cast At this juncture, Sen. Ralph Flanders of Vermont stepped into the picture. He drew up a series of spread to the glands in the armpit or elsewhere, cures can still be obtained,, but not so many. Cancer of the brlkst offers a particultrly good opportunity to make an early diagnosis and to perform a thoroughly satisfactory surgical removal. Because the chances are so good. It is most unfortunate when women who have the slightest suspicion of breast trouble put off their visit to the doctor because they are afraid that they might be told that they have a cancer. Delay is generally very serious. Note: Dr. Jordan fcs unable to answer individual questions from leaders. However, each day he will answer one of .the most frequently asked questions In his column • * • Question: How many people are --- —- ,--" •••-•"= » .ci.u.u me picture. Me arew up a seres of ronr£ M f ti W V" nde P endent amendments intended to bring the course oi action. ReporU from the-original T-E W nil, intn Hn* WUH Joint Committee on Housinz be- I present conditions and give ----- _.- hearts on the right side of their bodies and how long do they live? Answer: Actually there are about as many hearts on the right side of the chest as on the left. If there are no other abnormalities, it generally does not lntefer« with life expectancy. _ tl Housing L, c - i to flow from various subcom- aid for t"he'"ho'using"shortage.' mittees and Individuals in amaz- and sometimes con- Senator Taft accepted the Danders amendments In totol. When the housing legislation came to the Senate floor recently, however, Senator McCarthy Insisted that his 15 long amendments to the old ieuicr lor joint sponsorship an.li given that the T-E-W bill was ^'the' Serfa't^ (""i *£ cons l dered : ±J±^t™ *T^ «<>*- ZZ?.^™.™. "-.Mccart^ f^d 1^%,,°^ ^kVlike^a McCarthy victory, but it was hollow and it lasted only over the _ ethcr for Joint sponsorship ner-Hlender-Taft housing bill. When the GOP got control bill was the Republicans' approved substitute. Congress after the I9« elections, it j When the Became rightly known as the 'T- 5-W bill. It was passed by the Senate last year but the House did lothlng. The big fight is over public full committee met UI able to pay for decent shelter. One early last, month to approve Its final report, the McCarthy report and his draft legislation were placed before it. Senator Tohey asked pointedly what this was McCarthy amendments. With some castle comments that weekend. The strategy was to let McCarthy have hU day. As Senator Tait ex" . x- plained It, "since the senator from IS Years Ago In Blythevillg— Taken Irom the files of the courier of April 27. 1923; Neill Reed, bro- in executive departments. lhat group Is looking Into veteran housing problems at Knox a village of 3,000 In Indiana. The record was getting heavy and Cong H. was getting hot under th« collar. The record In this case was held to featherweight proportions and the witnesses had their jay in capsule testimony. Or at least the man from Michigan was trying to fry it down. George Craig of Brazil, md., a national commltteeman of the American Legion, said he thought tht veterans in Knox got 'a raw deal from their Uncle Sam for whom they fought and won a war. A 139- unlt development called "Parvlew Heights" went into the above mentioned record as a surplus government property. "Plywood homes," shoutad Craig, taking off his glasses and waving em into everything but the record. "They'd be plowed under if w« didn't have a-housing shortage." Craig explained that the GI'« fa Knox got together and wanted to buy the houses, "bad aa they w»r«." They offered to pay $100,000 for£,-•'• them, in a pay-as-you-go basis. That »• \ a as turned down, Craig said, by "W th« Federal Publie Housing Administration. The former soldiers upp«r Mi« ante, but the FPHA sweaii that K received only on* offar. Meantime, the property wat told a private concern called "Knox Housing, Inc." The thing went to court and then It hangs. Legally, the government mi ui jipru At, itra; «eui Keea. bro- u nangs. Legally, the government the* of Speaker Reed of the pres- still owns the houses. And legally ent legislature, of Heber Springs,' the Gt's are rehtlng them at ceiling arrived in town yesterday looking i Willing to buy, if.they can. : for a suitable room lor his office Everybody's mad. The men who having decided to locate here for the practice of law. In another item of the same date we find that "Blytheville is to keep pace with her population and abreast of the times by having a metropolitan ambulance of the most modern design. Manager stovall o( Cobb Undertaking Co., left Saturday the bill which I, original bill have author of agreed to I am willing to have him amend ,_ —o--..-e. some more-I en ^uairman ciai House Republican leadership ap- -, along W uh it McC- pr ° vedth ; ls > dea - i what «'« described A joint Congressional Committee I in committee on^Housing was therefore set up I " >••••••«•••«••••••••, IN HOLLYWOOD % r*°*™ -«.»»u ^ i, ih " n "" the Se " ate to a pt * e substitute bill. Of course, , ^ «««' °f *h.t wil] be to wipe the vca, I a c^uplt • -~vw w>>u*.i uuik...g t*u., iC.l IQMtUfUHy '- for St. Louis (a purchase the car - 'and will likely drive it'home". Mr .and Mrs. E. B. Woodson have as their guest Miss Julia Canton Simms of Lake Village, Ark. Mary Jean Afflick has the meaa- i t |d rm T hlbusler BTC ERSKIN1 JOHN'SOtT NEA SUff Correspondent ^", 0 ^^?.?, D '" EA) - The W^"7"c" P I'o"'d«". House will mak« its parcnnial appearance on the screen in Deanna Durbin's new movie, "Washington 3irl," but President Truman's new balcony was left out ot the script. A camera crew was sent to Wasli- igton to photograph the White House from all angles except the louth end. The studio didn't want to have any political repercussions. * • • "Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid." in which Anne Blythe plays a mer- mniti who doesn't say an entire word in Ihe picture, was previewed the other night to glowing audience reaction cards. One woman was particularly effusive. 'Thank God." she wrote, "here's one woman who can't talk." Grcer Garson was 10 happy about 'Julia Misbehaves" that she passed out S5«X> worth of jewelry as presents to the entire ere*- the final day of shooting. . . . Paul Henre'.il Is getting raves over his latest film, "Hollow Triumph." in which he turns heel. It's another attempt t; stark realism and is being compared to "Nased City." . . . Prediction: There will be no love lost between Frank — ' when "You have some visitors," telephoned a Marie Wilson type recep- "— J esk girl to publicity boss Lss on. Sinatra and Perry Como they appc.ir together !n "Words and Music." Pranklec r,o doubt, will supply the words and , Como the music. First thing UI did after buying Frederick Wakeman's novel, "The Saxon Charm." was to rewrite the story. Now they're even changing the title. Should Have Worn Crown It could happen only in Hollywood: Archduke Otto of Hapsburg. pretender to the Austrian throne, a visitor In movictown, expressed n ocslrc lo sec his favorite film stars, MCKEN'NEY ON BRIDGE the girl. Later, when asked why she couldn't recognize royalty, the girl said: "How was I to know. He had i suit on." Mrs. Errol Flynn just played her first and hrr last movie role. I have her word for II. *'I did il only as a gag," she told hie. Tht jag: In "Adventures of Don Jiiiin," Errol comes to a poinl Hlicrc he decides he never again will look at a woman. Then a coach drives by with a beautiful girl anrt Flynn goes off In pursuit. The girl Is Mrs. Errol Flynn. Comedienne In Comeback Lillian Roth, who can thank Alcoholics Anonymous for her comeback ,1s talking a picture deal with Paramount, the studio where she made most of her hits 10 years ago. She Just opened at the Flaminjo ° f By William E. MrKenney Amerlca'l Card Authority Written for NEA Service One of the most interesting development* In tournament bridge in recent years is commercial and industrial games, part of their personnel activities. Nineteen such teams entered the Eastern Slates contest, won by the team representing New York Board of Education: Morton Friedman, George Becker. S. Setdman, Max Kttt. Hotel In Las Vegas. Republic sneaked "Tne Red Pony,' starring Myrna Loy and Bob Mitchum, at Sanu Barbara and nine-year-old Peter Mllesi he plays Myrna'j son) walked off with top honors. \ Frankle Carle will Introduce a snnc; wrlllcn by Mickey Rooney at Cocoamit Grove May 11. The title, ".Vow and Always," obvlouily was not Inspired by any of Mckty'i girl friends or ivlves. » • • Edgar Kennedy, the flow-burn comedian, is talklns about reorganizing (lie famous Keystone KOps and making a series of two IIQ AuuUvb allli lj3U wUSteilQ AV" ',i r •«••-• uuiu nt *^ii> ouit; i j ingemeiits were mane for him to I •„ ' ,; ™'« °' J* x Willl V? s ' laUst mt , * pa(le v ? uld n ° l be lhe Cinal ' s .me to the Universal-Internation- Si.li, . »w i 1RS ^ Ole '° Wn mn '* im<l he decided to <to » j , l ot gigjling: "Flo From St. Joe Mo." little trapping. ' AfwT)* 0 ' pu " ldts i m «f a"*- | The dead-leUe7 olflcc ol the Wcil"b"d ^ree b c?uta!'°l did'rfot ap- •' iin^i tLX? " ^iV 1 th Sl1" Unlt ^ States datcs back to a «r- ipfove of Becker's pass, but again olntco time. The archduke and hli i vice begun by Benjamin Franklin,! he felt that if he did not inter-' ' scretary. Enoch Ravello. showed ! then postmaster oeneral of ih,- fere thi. nmvment.: M- n ,.u nio^<. 11,. 1 f Bwker 4AJ84 VKQ84 «K10952 * Non- *Q9 t 10 76 S • QJT3 4J102 Tournament—N-S vul. South Pas. Pass Pass Pass Opening—' We* 1 * 3 + .1 N. T. North East Pass 2 * Pass 3 4 Double P»ss Double Pass hands. That is exactly what East did when he elected to bid three spades rather thin four clubs. Declarer made a mi-stake in not winning the opening lead of the king of hearts and immediately leading a heart. Becker shifted to a small diamond, West won with the ace and led a club. Becker trumped this with the four of spades, cashed the king of diamonds and led a small diamond. West trumped with the deuce of spades and led another club, which Becker trumped with the six of spades. The ten of diamonds was led, declarer trumped with the three of spades, led another club and Becker trumped won the war areshoutlnf "fraud" at the government. Tht government claims it was acting In good faith not advertising th* faot that maybe cash wasn't necosarjr In th« first place. Chairman Hoffman of the committee is shouting; that. do(|one it, (he soldier boys were supposed to have priority in thU axirplus housing business. And also, doggont H., why me«a up his rerord with a lot of 10-cenl- a-page reports? With the Courts Chancery Harold Burgeoson vs. Betty J. Burgeoson, suit for divorce. . Circuit Courier Newi Co. v« H. J. l*rit- zuis, suit for debt amounting »81 13*5.63 and interest. Read Courier News Want Ada. with tne Jack of spades. Then he made a nice play, tha lead oi the nine of diamonds. Declarer discarded a club from dummy, South trumped with the queen of spades—and Becker still made his spade ace. Thus East, and west went down four tricks doubled, minus 700. Governor A BUTT VERTICAL 1 Makes go 2 Oddity _ . 3 Mohamme'dari leader 4 Wrong deed 5 Clerk (ab.) 6 Spanish jar 7 Prevaricator 8 For fear that 9 Bone 10 Color 11 Dry 12 Holding 13 Natural fats 18 Preposition I was kibitzing decree Becker when he played the hand shown today. When West bid a spade nnd Becker failed to ovcrcall with two diamonds I took a second look rtt • i __ nis hand He later said he felt sure | ie " rmin . one spade would not be the final HORIZONTAL 1 Pictured governor, Alfred E. 7 Declaim V4 Kind of wig 15 Dries 16 Persia 17 Endure 19 Depression 20 Energy 21 Tailor 23 Owing 24 Diminulive .suffix 25 South ,. Carolina (ab.) 21 Ploii. 26 Hebrew deity 22 Edits 28 Railroad (ab.) 25 Atomizer 29 Slender girl 31 Appointments 33 Exist 34 Ventilate 35 Woman's title 37 Transgression 40 Area measure 41 Biblical pronoun 42 Till sale, (ab.) 43 Beast of burden 44 He is governor ot • Jersey 46 Ermines •?•? Den» 48 Yours and 30 Boy _ min« 32 Three (prefix) 49 Help 36 Inlerslice 51Plac« 38 Watered silks 53 Sheltered ii 39 Proficient 55 Sea eagle 45 Enclose - 57 Nova Scotia 4T Transpose (ab.) (ab.) 59 Either .y ed poin . .secretary Enoch Ravello show*! then postmaster general of up instead at tht publicity office American colonies contract, and he decided to do a j little trapping. K .^.", When East bid two spades an-J ^f r ^ nd 56 Girl's name 58 Journalist ...,,, j .... .~.» itiai. .. lit VJIU .JUU inter-. - n ~. . ,.^.,1 the fere the opponents would place the 60 Ches. rattles musing high card« in «ach other's | ** Mo * 1 ** v «r«

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