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PAGE EIGHT THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NBWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HABBY A. HAINES. Assistant Publisher "~^ A FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Ad«rt!sln( M»n»t«r (ARK.) COCTTBH NEW8 THURSDAY, MAY 22, m«. Sole National Adverttaln* Wallace Witmer Co, New York, AtlanU, Memphis. I Detroit, Entered u Mcond claw malUr at the P«*- offlce at Blythevllle, Arkanuu, under act of Congress, October 9, 19H. Member of The Associated Pres» SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier In the city at Blythtvill* or any suburban town where carrier Mnrlc* U matn- U1 B e y d 'm 2 aTl wlthTrlra,.^ o, 50 mlta. .5.00 pn year $2 50 (or six months. 11.25 for three monltu: by roali outside 50 mile zone, U2.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations He will swallow up dcalh in victory; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he Ukc away from off all the earth: for the Lord hath spoken It.—Isaiah 55:8. * • * Jesus does not want us to say, "dead." for He jaiti, "all live unto Him," though they seem dead to us.—Babcock. Barbs A writer says that carving Is a lost art. It may return when the price of meat takes a real drop. * • * The fan of mnnlnt iw»y from home doe»nt rail? came to younrsten until they sne»k batk. * • • Polks who ar» too busy raising children to look for happiness usually find plenty of It. * * * H yon take two or three lump* with your lee, 7<w'R » dub folfer. * * * A p«stor s»y» that married couple* start life In a tight fix these days. Modem »partment» ire pretty small, at that. Industrialization Levy Would Be No Subsidy Yesterday, we discussed Proposed Amendment No. 43, which would enable cities such as Blythevillo to obtain tax funds to be used in bringing industries here. This amendment to the state constitution will appear on the general election ballot in November for your approval or rejection. Briefly, this amendment would permit cities of the first and second classes to levy a tax of not more than one per cent and use the proceeds to buy industrial sites, construct buildings for industries or.amortize bond issues floated for such purposes. Levying of such a tax would have to be decided in a special election called by the City Council on being petitioned by not less than 10 per cent of Unqualified voters. It might appear to some that such a proposition is simply another veiled method of "socializing" the acquisition of industry or a means of injecting politics into the matter. This would not be the case by any moans. There is neither intent nor possibility of using- public tax funds to erect a factory building and then making a gift of it to an industry. If this were done, it would amount to a direct subsidy. However, both the letter and the spirit of this amendment calls for acquisition of such property and construction of such facilities for lease or sale to the incoming industry. It could be cither a direct sale, a long-term lease with option to buy or simply a lease with the city retaining ownership of the building. Money thus spent would keep coming back to the city for use in acquiring still more industry. Politics? It all depends on your view of that badly-battered and misused word. Every time you discuss a candidate or debate an issue or go to the polls or attend a City Council meeting or buy a dog tag, you are engaging in politics in the general sense. As far as honest and proper use of tax funds is concerned, we must in any and all instances begin with the basic assumption of an honest administration. Otherwise, we can do nothing for we have no point from which to start. But whether it's honesty or industry you choose to focus your attention on, the outcome in either case is up to you. That's what elections are for. Defense Needs Prove Reds 3lackmaiiing Humanity A new United Nations survey of world economic and social conditions indirectly serves to measure the magnitude of communism's crime against men of this age. While the survey found that a third of the globe's total population was making significant strides toward higher living standards, it concluded that the other two-thirds is fighting a losing bat- fle against hunger, poor housing, ignorance and general poverty. Communism, if you recall the advertisements from the Kremlin and assorted branch offices, is supposed to he a cure for all the ailments of modern- day humanity. Communism is supposed to be the people's friend. No one would pretend that if there were no Moscow-directed communism all the ills of the world would thereby be solved and upwards of two billion people would be enjoying a high standard of living. Yet it is a dismal fact that the United States and many other free nations are pouring billions of dollars annually into armaments, using up steel and other substances and commandeering the skills of millions of men. All these materials and all these talents could obviously be put to far better purpose improving the lot of Americans, of Europeans, indeed, of all mankind. We and the rest of the West are not in the category marked by the UN as fighting a losing battle with poverty. But our technical knowledge, our machinery, our chemicals and fertilizers and other materials could be at work right now on a considerable scale com- batting the handicaps of the unfortunate two-thirds. The UN discovered there is today six per cent less food in the \vorld than before World War II, even though there are millions more mouths to feed. Supplies have declined most sharply in areas where they are most needed—as in the Far East. If you could ask the Chinese under Communist rule, what would they say of the blessings brought by "benevolent" communism? The housing problem is universal, but it is naturally much worse iti underdeveloped regions. In these, an estimated 150 million families need new homes; in more advanced areas, the fig tire is 30 million. A,.study of 17 European nations showed: that if pre-war construction rates were doubled, it would take an average of 22 years to meet housing needs. Yet nowhere are such building rates possible. That they are not is due in great part lo communism. Our prime task today is not lo advance ourselves and the world along the road of human better- men, but to prevent the gains we have already made from being destroyed. We must defend ourselves against a program of conquest which masquerades as a revolution of the people. Even in backward countries, progress will be made in time despite the Kremlin's menace. But how much more could be done if we were free to focus our energies on building for peace instead of for possible war. Every tank built by the free nations, everv gun, every plane is an evidence that the Russians arc blackmailing humanity, sucking o u t substance that should be thrown into the fight for the uplifting of men's lives. To offer this blackmail af the solvent for human ills is to porpetnue the greatest fraud in history. too For Out of Bofonce It doesn't seem to me that the Republican Party, bless 1U musty old bones, Is properly grateful to Harry Truman. Pore, o)' GOP n" been talking to Itself In a dark corner for so long that the bright daylight of late has blinded It to the remarkable fact that Harry U possib.y Its biggest asset. 'Tis a peculiar season that Is up- sonable. on us. We're somewhere along In that \vlndy season betwixt black berry winter and election autumn. Political summer, I think they call It, and the air is full of straws propelled by hot gusts. It is a bad season for those with tender ears. hay fever or easily-upset stomachs. • • • THIS VKAR, the season is a touch queerer than usual. As I understood it, the Democratic Party started out to perpetuate the clan's rasp on all the good tilings of life hat seem to be r -'lable along the ertlle banks of t: Potomac. Hi'rry d?cMed h • would net try ..it lor the team ai in this term, but would wear out the turf' in ront of the cheering section. He swore he'd help elect a Democrat, and I sometimes wonder if he didn't have Margaret in m'.nd at the time. Must have b?e:i cither her or Doss, on account of he has b»en previous little help to anyone else.- IT HAS BEGUN to sound kind of hollow lor Harry to keep bending our ears on. what a lovable bunch of philanthropists his administration boys are. He adds such irrefutable logic to the current debates. I 1 we say taxes are too high, he says, "No, taxes aren't loo high." If we complain that the national debt is staggering, he answers, "No, it Isn't." should we point out that his bvdget is too fabulous, he replies, "No, It is within the nation's economic capacity." Dare we mention Hint the dollar has slipped.to a 53-cent v-lue. Harry rr-^o-Ads, "Yes, but new you're setting twice as mcny of them so you're just as well off." When we venture that this is smell consolation since prices have aUo doubled, his rebutti! is. "Y?s. of course; hut then this Is a Re- pi Hican Inflation." .u^iuuo iivnv. t Lvj. ... -..j 'j So political summer wears on. The prospects of retirement must i The hoi winds blow and the air is be having a soothing effect on filled with straw. And the feeling Harry. In fact, they seem to have anesthetized his brain. He seems possessed of the impression^that it now matters r.tit hew mr.ny times a day he crams a hoof between his dentures. Peter Epson's Washington Column — Ridgway Almost Sure to Be Made Nations Sixth Five-Star General as his blow-off before HE KEEPS noi:es. such af. — --_ the Americans for Democratic Action, an outfit known to be politically southpaw. For trying to belt seme Republican congrescmen, he got labeled publically as a liar and still has to be heard from ns tar as attempting to prove he ain't. that If a Democrat gets his foot in the White House door this fall(f it will he" A -spit-;, rather than oe-- cause of. Harry S. Truman. We chase them to the Yalu River and they're really driving to .MAKING large | , ;e t across where we can't .~. .... -.-.,- ;, ... , ^Qpg J^J , Tliis was preceded by a political I Tott . r belch at an Armed Forces Day din- t'hem. If the Yalu wasn't there, there wo'j'^.n't be any MIG's at all. — Jet ace Capt. Robert H. Moore. • t • A girl c=n't take a man for granted. sh?'s got to be on her toes all the time.—Actress Audrey WASHINGTON — (NBA) —' OSA rebuttal Is that the govern- Four-Star Gen. Matthew B. Rldg- ment wire circuit, linking =5 Clues way is almost a sure bet to be given in which Uncle Sam docs most of five-star General of the Army rank 1 his business, saves the taxpayers before he goes to take up his new i about S2 million a year. Its operal- job as SACEUR — Supreme Allied ng for Commander iti Europe. Ti m ing costs are Sl.-l million a year. If messages were sent at commercial rates, cost would be S3.4 million. President T r u - Furthermore, the private wires man to send Ihc arc faster. Ant] finally, the lines promotion to; and equipment are teased from Congress for ap-1 American Telephone nnd Telegraph. proval h n s n ' t which Is privately owned business been worked sut tnd a Western Union competitor in yet. but. a special tins field, ceremony as In addition lo the GSA network General Rlrtizw.iy j lor general government messages, passes through; other agencies have private wires Washington Is a I for specific purposes. Federal Re- in regard to the union shop agree-, ment in the steel industry captive mines." Tergiversation means turning the back on. or desertion of a cause or doctrine. Sciolism means a show of learning. Philologists and grammarians are now arguing among themselves as to whether Lewis used the right jaw breakers in the wrong places In other words, what Lewis m?anl was .that Randall, not content to co'nfiiie his sciolism (show of learning] 'to the steel dispute, had en- ner when he dcmandetl Crngr?5S bless the administration defense bill. Regarding any cutting of same, he orated that "I am here to tell you that I am not going to stand; for It. I am in a position to cause you £om« trouble if you do it." Harry seems to think the bulk nf us are'too dull to rccr'l that a n\«, wart of the "urgent" defense bank roll hns been shot, on sir b'se scandals in North Africa and t'\e Arctic and fcr 3 COO p?.psrwei»''ts a month tor the N?.vy and si'.afu-r-l purchr-slrg practices by fie services. Harry's claims on t>-~ uncut- ability of the defence bill fien In granSadd^'s d-" people wera as thrilled over tr.2 sig'.'.t of a lady's an'.:le c~> the mocl:rn youth over the p'un^ nr n2ck!:ne.—Movie producer Kov/ard Hu~'.i?s. gaged in ' a tergiversation Peter Edson possibility He would be the second U. S. gen- serve has a hookup with key banks. Department of Agriculture runs a lie would DC uu; &i:uuuu u. o. gen- i^vj'."*........ — ••= - eral to be given five-star rank since market news"wire. The FBI runs a World War II. General of the Army! network of its own so as to main- r> ji- ~ f tv,n firct ^fnr_-Min Rpnrprv. The armed services .... The armed services their own commnuica- but much of this Omar Bradley was the first. Mar-: tain shall MacArthur, Eisenhower and (also have Arnold were first given this rank j tions systems, during the war. I goes by radio. I It General Ridgway doesn't get It i now he would be'outranked In Par- CONGRESSIONAL economy and is by two of his deputies. British budget-cutting drive now indicates Field Marshal Lord Montgomery I and French Gen. Alphonse Juln. THE GOVERNMENT'S house- I keeping agency. General possible savings of about $7.5 billion, or a little over 3 per cent. O: this. 54.1 billion is the House cut if military expenditures. SI billion is the indicated cut In foreign aid and £1.8 billion is the savins that the (turning his back on) the union ihop. You ti^urc it out. b-sed'on th of his chiefs j of staff to dope out anything Tea- s.ife if you are vulnerable: ami is particularly dangerous if you are IRVING S. OLDS, retiring Board 1 vulnerable and the opponents are chairman of U. S. Steel Corp., toW nis stockholders "the steel not. This hocus pocus is mo-.t effective whan you are non-vulnerable against vulnerable opponents. I 5C hool5\ When today's hand was actur-.lly played. West happened to be a very experienced player. As the bidding ! indicates. West was not deceived companies have never asked that steel prices be increased S12 a ton." Other steel company executives and public relations spokesmen for the steel companies have also gone out of their way to insist that; for a m o men t. In fact, North was 15 Y>r.-s / ~> The R?v. CrrrnH Cloyd. p?/:tor of r:r_l C'-ris'ian C' 'irrt. \vp-; cl:ilM . vhe pr-v.de-t of t>? Tvl-Ftrts ( j£ ] r'-ri'tisn Churcl'.es in a meeting in "'~Sw!Jt'p-rr>.lture frrl U"dcrta'.:it'a C:-.. hr- rcm"l-l-d tri? m'"-- to Its ••-»• hcim c'.l Hale Avcn:;e in Ores- oil. Byron v~"--r sr'/.l lidiy he will fellow bis I'i7h rchool ccrch. Carl r.cy Lp.si". tn V:r»ir!'.« Military In- j -t:tv.te. The V". Chick erM H .^r had ; bF?n sought by many southern Washington statements on a S12-a- ton price increase to meet wa;e raises were without .foundation. And technically they are correct. This figure the oniy player at the table who didn't know what was going on. When North bid three r.o-trump (a doubtful South had to Administration. Is makinc vigorous ^..» .denials that it is competing with j Hnufe has been able to make privately owned Western Union all other government spending.^ Telegraph Co., In operating a wire | service. Western Union has been blasting i nis M^-a-iuii iis 1 ' 1 ^ "in not, | scramble back to four hearts. This however, appear out of nowhere. | was pr0 mpl!y doubled, and South On March 21 the Washington head- ' , as s ,,vercly punished for ignorin quarters for the steel companies : , h vulnerability. at the GSA telegraphic network in newspaper advertisements hearted. "Blueprint for Socialism." The main argument Is that the govemment- opcratert telegraph service Is a foot-in-the-rtonr, approach to government ownership, which is now being urged by striking Western Union employes, said: Senate has so far completed action on only two bills. It cut the Treasury-Post Office bill passed by the House S44 million and raised the House - passed Labor - Federal Security bil by S3 million. • • • JOHN I,. LEWIS' latest, big words are "lergivers.ltlon" and "sciolism." Commenting on a recent speech by Clarence Randall, president of Inland Steel, the mine workers' boss, aiversalion to thp. steel dispute. |m e e t le quarters for the steel comp >n put out a statement that the recommended wage rate increases •would cost the companies about 31 billion a yenr. which is about 512 the vulnerability. West opened the ace of spanes and ccntimicd the suit, ruffing the third spade with one of his low trumps. The defenders then took a uiLjiun c* ji.n. ..... »••.« — -•-• — • LrUmpS 1 lie tUMeuueis IMUL Mji.-.* .* per ton of steel products shipped rtiamon(1 arl( | two c u,bs, setting the by the companies." On the other nand. after President Truman blasted Sen. Homer Capchart's price-raiiing amend contract three tricks. Ean and West found )t very plea- (() ^^ np gco I)ojnt5 15 the '••Not content to confine his tcr-' Randall ens-aged in a little sciolism I wsge raises. under the Capehart amendment, to They argued for three hours last ni^ht at n meeting of the J Library Association about buying some winter screens and a door for the library. Aunt Sally Hcters said she'd risk • a nickel bet that they didn't spend'thai much time considering the five- miilion-dollar fixing up of the While House. g> NEA Answer to Previous Fuzzls the Doctor Says— T EDWIN r JORDAN M D. Wrillcn for NBA Service J fiss I. L R, writes: "I am told I : to know pretty well what he or she' p , • ,ve illew What is this? How Is lias eaten at a meal which was fol- 7 iii, auii ftj. _ _ ..„ . s, *!,.. irtn'ori iii- iitvf>s or other signs oi o-. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Watch Your Use of Views of Others Farming - Russian Style Reports from inside Russia indicate there U mounting discontent among Soviet peasant* because of the steadily increasing number of collective farm livestock and the steadily decreasing number ol tr.divictually-ownrd livestock. U.S. agricultural experts believe the average collective farm family in Russia owns lew than one cow, less than one-fourth of a pig. and less than one fherp or goat. Since this Is an average, it Is evident lhat some collective farmers own no livestock at all. Because the larmer Is an Individualist, he L< likely to eventually resent the transfer of ownership from hlnurlf to a collective farm of a possession as personal as livestock. If current reportj are accurate, this resentment Is building up In Russia and Americans can only hope that the Russian peasant—the traditional form of Communism—will redouble his opposition and never give in completely to the Soviet plan for collectivization, —Columbi* ilto.) Trtbun* hs ve uui'i s) • »> i'"»••' • — i a person affected? What is the: lowed b.v cmrVc of It. and what can I (In 'or ; food allr-rcv. It? What shoiilrt I eat, aiul what: skin tests of various foods arc should I not eat?" i commonly used. b'.U are not always ' It is a larcc order to try to an- ; compellely reliable nnd It ^1"i r ." Jer tue<e questions and the writer i an expert to interpret them. Trial does not' sav dXuc-ly that she Is| mots which include or exclude sus- aUcrcic to foods nor whether tier oeelcrl tends are oflnn helpful In svmntoms consVt of hives nirti- ; findinc the foods responsible A S' "- •'me other form of alier-! toed diary by which a recorn Is kept ev All that I c-n do. therefore. Is | of the foods eaten each meal may to rtl«cu«s briefly food allcrsy in, be of help. to niscuss oriiio j Somctjl . lc5 3 rt j c t can be outlined cc ' icra ' , . „ .,,,,.„ i which at lea?t temporarily elimi- Allcrgy Is an Increased sen=ltiie- f (be foo() ,. , o whlch ness to some foreign protein and : • - rv> osw.u.n Wr.i-.ten for SEA Sctvice Prob.ibly every vxp?rlcnced bridge player is "familiar with the- psychic ovcrcall of one no-trump bp.sed on this protein can be conl.iined in , foods inhaled in the form of pollen from the air. obtained from such thincs as weeds or lacquer, or may akc" many other forms Foods. therefore, are only one 5mlT «<; t allergic reaction arrf they can i pro- ducc many kinds of difficulty ducc many kinds of difficulty ! e j v inc cxtremelv small quantities of When the food causing <>«««»; I cstra<;t ol the 'offending substance ble Is known and there Is onv> one , h t llcn ex . .... patient is sensitive. Little by little, one or moro of the foods can be added and eventually a tolerable diet built up. Attempts have been m^rle to dc- Fpnsituo—that is to overcome the i allergy crartually—by injection or' j by other means. This consists In i NOF.TH (D) f, Q .1 10 » 5 V 105 *KQ4 4862 kind of food, and that rarely uferi. the difficulty can be controlled by avoiding it. I* some cases, howevrr. a person may be sensitive to wheat milk, both of which arc u^ert th in the same way that pollen extracts nre given for hay fever This Is a-Ion; and not always successful method Thcw who are affV.cled with ffn- i fitivity to a great many foods are * J 9 7 G 5 » A 10 K 3 <.AJ107 +KQ95 SOUTH I 4742 V AKQJ873 42 443 North-South vul. Eis* South West 1 • 1 N.T. Pass 4 W Fass Pass North p ass 3 N.T. Pass 3 » Doubl Opening lead — HORIZONTAL 1 Three for an out 7 Alwnys popular at a ball game 13 Ascended 14 Oleic acid salt ISA hit up a ball game 1G Sharper in flavor 17 Pedal digit 18 Last month Cab.) 20 Compass point 21 Lurches 25 Shop 27 Bristly 31 Domain 3 Lacirate 4 Suffix 5 Insijht C Guarantee 7 Fielders rr. . handle the of Hnr drives RPalm leaf 9 Sea (Fr.) 10 Dines 11 Routes (ab.) 12 Withered 19 French article 21 Shirt part 22 Armed fleet of Spain 23 Tidier 24 Leather thongs 25 Soothsayer : milk, both o: wnicn nit- u«» »• , =mvit y to a grou isii... .^i-- •••- ic cooking and preparation 01 »° tnllv unlucky "and lace a long, diffi- a ion? "escape" suit. An example L lany foods that a real P"*"™ | nlll ',, me . - I provided in toci.iy's hand. South "'"• ' lovci-calleri with one no-trump, ex-[ | peeling to run out to hearts if he . T The management of food allergy. Is almost always difficult. The (ir.= l problem is lo find out what food.l. nl or foods, are at fault. Sometimes '"• urc he (the enemy' Is be- got doubled, ins hurt badly, but. In spite ofj This idea, although it cannot be or foods are at fault. hom " lm "] lms . (or rcasons best known to the expected to deceive experienced op simple dislike imay gn, c ft ch.f. ™h , to , cWeve pon! , nls . 50mc tlmcs produces eood patient may be ablei U-V ''<?'« i Jr , ehan a BOUn( j <?'« i sc othor , han a BOUn( j experience what foods >hv.e shrimps :'" ' ' . . ?o. or strawberries, always give »«,- . a results. If your opponents happen ,. nccre ne?o. to be Just out of school, you may LtnO uo V wiy-jt.lk them out o: the hand. ^he history of reactions „ Imror- W commander of Kar East Air; Even ~ . c -«^~ Uat- In other word*, a person ought I* ore*. ' •• * 32 The catcher's 25 Soft mineral milt is Ihe pitcher's 33 No team likes to wind up in the 35 Low flat ground 36 Covered passageway 37 Drive off 38 Ravers 40 Ocean 43 games are played off 44 Dutch city 47 Baseball official 50 Former "Czar of Baseball" 53 One who diets 54 Ignores 55 Emphasis 56 Degrade VERTICAL 1 Seasoning 2 Group of sLnjeri .28Gaie amorously 29 Marine mammal 30 European theater of operations (ab.) 31 Red Cross aide (ab.) 34 Leasers 37 Staggered 39 Palm lily 40 Lather 41 Exude 42 Mimicker 44 Icelandic tale 45 Expires J 46 Essential being 48 Follower 49 Legal point 51 Malt drink 52 Pen point

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