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PACK FOOT BLTTrTEVTLLg (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB OOURXEK NEWS CO, A. W HAWKS, Pubifchcr • JAMB U VERHOKFF, Editor D.; KUUAN, Adverti;lng U*n«««r NtttoDBTAdverttainf ReprtsenUUfM: Witmer Co, New fork, Chl£»«o, Detroit, PubttelMd every Attcrnooo Exctpt Bundajr •Btered u Mond cliu nutter at the poet- ofriee *t Blythertlle, ArkAau*, under *et of COD- «reu, October », 1*11 • Served by Uu United Pre»» ~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In it* city of BlyltievIIle or «ny *uburbe,u town where carrier tervlce U maintained, aoe per week, or 8Sc per month By mall, within a radius of 50 miles. »4.M per year, 12.00 (or six months, tl.OO <ir three moiuhi; by mall outside SO mile ion*, HO.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation AnJ to iwUlMM brotherly kinrlnew; and iu brotherly kindnex charily.—u Fcler 1:1. • ' * * * to all mankind, bearing no malice or ill-wUi to any human being, and even compassionating those who hold In bondage (heir fellow-men, not knowing what they do.—John Quincy Adams. Barbs Stop to think what you really Iliink of yourself and maybe you'll do belter. • • m The latest farm movement in some Motions leems to be tn an upward direction. Dust slorms! * * * When the whole family decides lo Join pop on a fishing trip, guess who gets hooked? • • • A Michigan man, senlenced It) jail, threatened U haunt the judge. And, on his side, the Judge hai the •piril of the law. » * » A beauly Item suggests using the hair brush often to train the hair properly. This also applies to the heir. Pen Mightiest Weapon For Cause of Peace The pen is the mightiest weapon that can be used in the interest of world peace and it is more powerful Duns the sword, according to America's John Foster Dulles, United Stittes delegate to the United Nations. In an address this week before delegates to Methodism's quadrennial conference in Boston, Mass., he suggested that one million Americans could aid the cause of. peace by merely ''speaking to a friend, writing a letter to an editor, or writing to his congressman." The effect of such ,\ use of the pen would be enormous, he said. It could make the difference between war and peace. The pen is powerful if it i s used, but lacking push (rawer and an alert mind it is as useless as weapons without ammunition on a battlefront. America needs more push power for the men and women who hold the pens in.the liomes across the nation. Total Preparedness Seen Risking Fatal Inflation Secretary of Defense Forrestal has finally offered an explanation of the puzzling lack of .agreement in high guv . ei'pment places on some of ,our military needs, notably aviation. Aiid the explanation is something for Congress to think about, even though it arrived late. The reason he favors a GG-group rath- er'than a 70-group Air Force, Air. Forrestal told the Senate Appropriations Committee, is economic and not military. The same reasoning applies to his proposal of less - than-rccommeiKled man-power and other items which add up to a supplemental military budget of 53,481,0,00,000 instead .of the additional §9,000;000.000 that the joint chiefs of staff would prefer. Under present conditions, the Defense, Secretary said in substance the country just could not stand the inflationary pressure of the larger procurement program. He would rather run the risk of military preparedness that is inadequate to present world conditions . Uian the risk of economic collapse. He added that the joint chiefs of staff h-,d agreed to the lower-figure military bi.d- - get although they still think it should be trebeled. '••?• Senator O'Mahoney undertook to sum "P.'Mr. Forrestal's statement thus- There is no assurance that Congress would enact economic controls Unless such controls., were imposed under i m Pacts of an iverloaded procurement program, there is great danger that the country would step into explosive inflation.' The secretary sa id this was » a fair appraisal." In some quarters Mr. Forrestal is as- u * W.ll Street banker who i. trying to driv« tht country Into war for the benefit of financial interests. Now he probably .will find himself being labeled a New Dealer who U trying to blackmail Congrena into imposing wartime government controls on business and our daily lives with the threat of inadequate defenses if it does not. Mr. Forrestal'g own statement to Congress dispels the first, charge. But before the second is made, it may be hojied that the members of Congre/is will consider these factor*; The spiral of high prices which threatens inflation traces back to m heavy demand and short supply in consumer goods, though other factor* have since been added. The more money that is spent on military preparedness, the more materials and labor will be taken from the production of consumer goods. Since there in no surplus of either materials or labor, a large military procurement program would bid up the price of both in an uncontrolled market. With fewer goods and higher prices, the danger of "explosive inflation" cannot be dismissed, So Congress seems to be faced with three choices. It can gamble on inflation by voting the whole additional sum asked by the military to keep the nation secure and prepared. It can gamble on world affairs getting no worse by voting an additional sum that seems financially safe but militarily inadequate. Or it can enact anti-inflationary ' measures and appropriate all or nearly all of the total military'budget of 519,970,000,000, instead of the $14,451,000,that Mr. Forrestal now proposes. Direct Transportation to the White House FRIDAY, MAY 7, 19« VIEWS OF OTHERS Military Lend-LeaseP Should the United States add military supplies to the economic aid It is furnishing western Europe under the Marshall Plin? The question has been under consideration In Washington lor some lime. Th'e While House denies thai President •Truman is ready to make a formal request of Congress for enabling legislation. But It In-time the public began lo study Ihe Issue* Involved. The general idcn is in keeping with th e whole effort to help non-Communist, countries check Ihe expansion of Soviet power. Economic recovery WHS ciearly a basic, requirement, for It reaches lo one root of Communist appeals— the desperate desire for release from economic hardship. And it rebuilds industrial power — on which even military might Is so largely dependent, so economic aid properly came first. But In the power struggle ill which the United slates and Russia are now engaged, weapons— however much we may regret Hie fact — weigh heavily in the diplomatic balances. This fact lies behind the United States new rearmament. program. But the war proved— and It wns the reason for the original Lend-Lease — that weapons In ihc hands or allies also count in the defense of America. They count even when the struggle is only « "cold war." The proposals under consideration are apparently limited In scope. One would supply some arms In place of recovery materials to any of the 16 Marshall Plan countries. One would furnish military aid lo the live nations which signed the Brussels mutual-defense pud— possibly only after they complete a unified military organization and prove their ability to cooperate. Another Idea would be to confine American supplies largely to surplus or stored war equipment. Any military lenrt-Iense program must be coordinated w»h the united States' own rearmament measures. It may be that the Administration will wail until the western European countries formulate and co-ordinate their requests before U brings forth Icnd-lease proposals. But there would be value In having them considered beside the 10- Rroup plane program, which seems to be zooming through Congress. There Is a clear relationship between domestic and lend-lease arms programs. Would arms orders from other nations help American producers to tool up as. they did In 19M and 19417 Or would they simply Increase present shorlagcs and prevent fulfillment of Ihe American arms program? Which should have priority or how can the needs of bolh be adjusted? To what extent c »n stanitardtauioii and inter-changeability of weapons— already well advanced as. between Britain and America— be extended lo olhcr nations In western Europe? Other ciueslions also »re bound to be evoked Tl;c Marshall Plan was put forward originally as a more constructive method than the Truman Doctrine, mider which Rrms were furnished Greece, Turkey, and China. Has the situation In Europe become so bad that aid for recovery must be supplemented by unproductive aid for defense? And how effective is military aid against Communist propaganda? These are pertinent questions. They should help the American people to .see Newly-Invented Gadget Takes Much Misery Out of Gardening •+ By Harnun W. NIcholi United Preu Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May T. lUP) — Holy rhubarb! My poor, achin' vertebra*, All ot 'em. , • It's half-past garden time. And ' only yesterday I finished spading * plot W by 60-at i e&st . My right fool (I'm right-footed) back and leg muscles forced a simple three- tine fork into the good e»rlh, The ' -- - "• "• «">Jvuv, » Pilgrin-.s didn't have anvthln? community or a people rises to a lougher. , anything height of religious enthusiasm and ( I" all. the job took me a. good though re- | Uiree weeks of late afternoons and and moral week-ends. But she's done. And Sunday School Lesson By William E. Gllroy, !>.». One o.' lhe really vital problems ot human betterment and progress that of making reforms stick. Under the Influence of a great .eaeter, a Moses, an Elijah, an Ezra, a Savonarola, or a D. L-. Moody a — .^,,1 diiu tiiurui quickening have not, unfortunately always gone hand In hand. Under this awakened fervor new impulses and attitudes are established. Evil ways and habils are i enounced. Harmful and Questi ,.. „..„,,. ULI v .)iit o UUJ1C, AI1Q 1 llgure I must have spent 40 hours stomping the fork into the sod and up-ending same. Tha.t plus a lot more time bending the back stirring up the dust with the hoe and Ihe rake. Or, as we .say out on the — ---.M, tinu liucaLJVil- . f ' ••- ....j uni, Ull 11,f; able nstitutions and practices are i ' Dlm ' lhe harrow Job. Harrowing it PUWd. New generosities and sac- ! WRS ' tco ' to make up a phrase. So Imagine m y shook today when I went out to old Tom McDonnell's - — -. , farm in Maryland. There they had "Smetimes the reform and anick *" Exhibit A fixin' that could have :iiing are induced by some out- ' me "" ot my J ob in l5 minutes, standing event. A great disaster' . oses an sac- rificlal devotions are easily faster- ed, and It looks as if a new day had dawned. New Dealers in Democratic Action Group Seek Without Success for Standard Bearer in Big Race er ,„,. w , •= ™ ~. «„„ morally earnest and sDiriti aliv ' "'*" back ' Thu r Justice Wil- ; minded group than the piuVrim something like a b this nation who found.ri >,h, , £ , " f.u™ 6 "™- »'»aoks 'er shorts. By Peter Edson F'EA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. (NEA)—Stlprcma Court Justice William O. Douglas who has been backed by liberal New Dealers in Americans for Democratic Action ns a candidate for we have seen in two world wars may unite a people in high endeavor and devotion to the common defense, welfare and salety. Then, as we have seen also -n two world wars, relapse sets in People re t ui n to their old ways. Selfishness becomes evident where yesterday there was a sense of community and devotion to the common good. And this unfortunately has bceiiMhe history of almost all movements of reform. The deepest problem of reform is that of making reform movements stick An outstanding example was of the way in which the Puritan revival in Cromwell's time in England quickly became succeeded by the restoration of the stunrts and one of lhe worst periods of degradation I and debauchery in the entire history of mankind. erB , Ut ,.^ e I 1 ?:: 6 had examples near- ADA Ever since spoke out nltnliui C °^ July, when Mrs. 1 Ham o Vi son wyntt both had a right to call upon U.e catastrophe of i Crillc|le ^^ "Poor Appointments'* liiird party, ADA has been all- out against Wallace. It is doubtful .... t. ..>,..>.iuu »r mince- i\, 1.1 tlOUlHIUl ' —. . If it can swing ns runny votes as ! , , ?' ex P rcs -'»d honor to Truman t „, sg „ rnanv vo« as o ruman ff M i T K reS ' d , CIIt °"! Wallace can. but whatever its in- for "^ courageous stand on civil vice the Dmr»f M , . ever s n- on cv ^ " ^ ltUa " y I '""•""' ll llns bccn « al «^ spl I- "E" 1 -?- But they added that "poor Ihis ', "PPf'ntmeiiLs and faltering' sup ^f " .-s.r MB - ?fis-r^ ; *«»" upon. Yet a former Plymouth minister, who knew the history of the colony well, once told me that there was a serious moral letdown In the sec- le hlm n " er to LwrhL wrller I : has said is lo leave candidate lhe bench and Is not for any public office." Wliile this great sclf-dcnini may still leave justice Douglas an out to be dratted at the Philadelphia convention, for Ihe time being It j leaves Americans for Democratic Action dangling in midair without a candidate General Eisenhower whom the ADA had wanted pi ' - U " 8 l " c D< ™°cratic Party on Ihis ', issue. , of his ides" had resulted in failure ' On other Issue... however. ADA ' ^iVe''AnA^ ^^ seems to have been lost in its own he ADA ideological fog. At Us meeting in . By this a( ^I°n, AUA may er ond generation. These thoughts are suggested dy the story of the reforms in Israel under Ezra, described in the Bibli- --**.u 14> mo I3IUU- t ,*, vt ti\r a*t,*imu jjuuuim c&i Book of Ezrs, and evidence of DA supported. what happened subsequently as 't :lion, ADA may have i ^ . fcmnd in tne Book of Malachi and other late prophetic books of The thing, called the RototilleiA does everything but clean yotirW lilow share and gather in the harvest, and the people' who invented it are thinking about adding all of those conveniences. But out there on old Tom's farm were a lot of importat people. From Ihe Department of Agriculture. Th* Department of Commerce. A couple of ambassadors, including the one from Ethiopia. 7'hey all said lhe little combination, plow, hoe, rake and planter was Just what a man needs for a small f»rm. What was more interesting to subtiroanite.5 like me was the mow* er attachment. Brother, have you ever had a tua- sle with the Dandelion! in the Spring or "wire" grass u w« call it? It runs down and up and crosswise. You can't lick It with a hand mower. even_lf you mow up and new blade worica ;r'* shears. It -like the snipper* lo against your ears. rt ditcourages the tall grass that sprouts around the trees. If you've got a big yard that gives you fits and misery, you can get one of those things with a saddle attached. Then you can sit down and ride, and look at the fine scenery on your acres aa mow, if that's your pleasure. The Department of Agriculture man on hand said it w& the finest thing he'd ever seen. Ditto the man from Ethiopia. root again, as is evidenced in the ' spiritual life of the restored Israel I and its relation to theorise and! spread of Christianity. 15 Fears Age In Blytheville— . ------ ........ ,~ ,«.^..u ,. , . • WAS organized by a bunch of ex- The President's licle was at" low ,,^ lntereslc(1 , ln 8 ettln E New Deal administrators « year ago e ^ »' '"at time. Democrats Vcre ^ v S ° me popular oppcal last January. Wilson Wyntt. Leon j Just beginning to hope that Gene , Nobod y knows wllere Eisenhower Sta ' ds °" clv " liberties . °" P™e i "On May fifth, 1923 Leo Lintz- nich, radio expert, announced there ! would be an open air radio pro- P i ,v P r °n y %?" '. hat lhe •*""" in /ront of the Armors Bank. . eon ng o ope that Gene , p,, w '", *i" h '" llle ""« ; that evening. At this time he will Henderson, Paul Porter and pcrjple ral Elsenhower might be drafted as Sta '? ds , °" clv " liberties . °" P™e ' "1 of B^V n" V , Vif Commis - ' ni1 " tlown Tom the air, anything Ike that, rt started out to be ex- their candidate. Not wanth K to ™" , rols ' on 'Cation, on labor leg- s '°"" °' « e ™ naes ° /he state of : up in the air, All who desire to hear islatlon or on any of the more con- ! Arkan ^ ' Or1 ! lnipe ' mlt l ° sel > beer , thk program are cordially Invited. ' B ' hevil!e -' , e ex- ae. ot wanth K trcmely liberal put, anll-Commun- back a man that mleht be a lo J ls( ., , „ i">e fire.t liberal m ds I, T^DA an- Not nil of the New Deal crowd . pamitly decided ihi, was a <?m P coiilri go along on this prosrnni- U'hcn they should "rise above thrtr " . , in Blythevllle.- . Mrs ' Wyatt Hetllc y E ave lhe d «, , ' - statcs that hc votlorml from the 46 Psalm lor 15 Knowi "8 tllilt Eisenhower doesn't ladies of the Bible cl as .s of First . O -* n ° pen ! N HOLLYWOOD NEA Staff Corre.p« nl i e!I » ^uirie^he^S^^^! ^,ncd C thrtL *"""""" duction since "Ben Hdr " but for tlh i „ Id -ri wmtiow w °nM ruin once Hollywood decided'on simple promise — ih» ^'i"•, *' a5 J 1 ' dignity and stuck to il. window 01 th nuect had After all those Tpurner-Topplng- hnd her blank 6 wa'n on'the *?« r"d t K£^- b ;^i rhe "£« WM V",Ti 5£M rS'T^!" ! 'While; 11 £? PaUne-'c^.. a d hh , ON BRIDGE ™; Return Partner's hearts, and then South come into the bidding. j ,, , , ,. . . If South bids four diamonds,|^ ^ ^ l^t^^K Ky U'illfnm K. McKenney America's Carrt Authority Written (or NEA Service •Nortn win hULjpuri. me ciiamoiin - •" . ~ • suit, and It so happens that the: '" g reservation was purchased only small slam contract that can i f rom the Si . Itcu Ind ' a "s for 60 gal-W/ surely be made Is six diamonds "™ s o f whiskey and a few pret-p* Declarer has to play It carefully. I ?":£. to T, hlcn ^o"B r *s-i inter added " West opens the singleton spnde : ""W CHsh . according to the Encys- »i,.iinst six diamonds, dummy's ace|' cpea ' a B "tannlia. wins, and the heart Is trumped by I South. Now he has to lead a small [ to the sale of alcoholic liquor*, diamond toward the king. If West l / LUCILLE ROCKETT plays low, declarer must go up with I Subscribed and sworn to before the king and catch East's singleton • me this 1 day of May. ISM. queen West wins the ace of diamonds, but lhat is the only trick he can get. (SEAL) Elizabeth Mason, Notary Public. My Commission expires 4-38-50. I Today's hand \vns sent to nie by W. H Adams of London, Ontario, Cnnarta, a reader of my column in the London Free Press. Mr. Adams r «™ 1" Hollywood mmttiiV T.,. , picture, trying lo make it better (Hiesis aiJTan 0 ,' L H R ' 1 !" lrtful °] " ^minded me of the time thev ttle London Free Pres... Mr. Adams them In 5L n i • b grcKtfA vverc ""king "Duel In the Sun'" wrote, "If the hand shows nothing for I olivwnnrt, H r W " h sur P rlsi "8 n " rt Jm Coltcn and Greg Pcc'k else, it certainly shows lhe Impor- (for Hollywood, decorum. played one scene at least w limes lan « °' returning your partner's There were no hordes of movie Finally, Gotten turned to Sclznlck "Pening lead, fans. The address was not given R "d said: Against six spades East opens out. The reception started at 5:30 "What's Ihr mailer. !>«<•. isn't ' th e queen of diamonds, West wins p.m. and lasted only two hours, i il S 00 "! cnoush yet lo lie cul out "'"" " of the picture?" Congressman . r. There wns a behind-the-scenes bat- lie between studio press agents and photographers over photographing , and returns a diamond, which East rulfs. Broadway produced Max Gordon i , l'"" L ' 1 "'«ittl'"" 1 S "•" i-••"-»..»,».« »»trt.\ VIUH1UI1 the reception, but even that was would like to have Bogart and Ba- Ironed out smoothly. ' call lake over "Born Yesterday" [•dje of Garrttnl.c* lhc Ncw York hit. during the hot^ decoration- Gardenias wcalhpr months. But it's only wish- Ihousancis of them, growing on an "" Ihinktiijt—the HoparUi %vill be Ivy hedge. They were wired out by 5 * llll }8 ofr thc> California coast, as the M-G-M prop department. Prize dialog: "Lana. are you wearing something old?" Bob Topping: "That's me!" .'»nc Haver l« (ellinic friends usual, on the Santana. Peter Lind Haves has dropped 1 Ills President Truman impersonation from his act. Too many com- 1 plaints. But. there arc no" com- ! plaints about his great movie star I lh»t 51,,-n marry [)r. John I>ui- ' P'«' n 's about his great movie star Ik just j, soon' a R her divorce ! ^nrlcalurcs. "i don't mean them to from .limmi /,lt<> | s final John oc o[fc nsivc. They Just turn out Tayne ,i,rt Gloria l>c Haven will' trli>t WBy -' Pclc sa >'s. do summer slock In Maine 1 They'll leave (he kids with Itovernes-i. required. They should underscore the encessity for constant efforts to reach a settlement with Russia. But until ,uch a settlement is reached-and always with the pin pose of promoting »ueh set- llemen^-there Is sood reason lo feel that bolh economic and military power must be thrown into the scales. —CHRISTIAN aCUNCI MONITOR, 'Doctor Ony/cfed Third Time on Narcotics Charge Clark Gnble l s driving around JONESBORO Ark Mav 7 (UP) I town in one ot-those Imported mid- - D r. Paul D. Wesson se 5 of M-Tr- ttl aulomobilr.v Isn't H Itmny that 'martukc. today was o",«cted to lile AK Q J 10542 Soulh Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass 483 V None * J 10532 +AJ9873 nubber—N-S vul. Wcsl Xorlh l» 1 A •IV 4 A P.TS 5 A Double Pass Opening— f Q E>M 5 V Pass Pass Pass that much more than military or economic aid is Ud, dre"'", ata, t^o " T V llwt •»»*"«• to ^>' «« «P«Ud to ni ' required. They should underscore the en±u , ^ ^n^^^ 0 ^ ^i!"'"!, *<^ *"*«}«* .,?. h '«.!«»"'« '?.t™>»^ - HORIZONTAL 1,5 Pictured U.S. representative from Virginia H Operatic solo 15 Minting again 16 Circle 17 Paradise IBSimians 19 Decay 20 Stops 22 Abstract being VERTICAL 1 Jolted 2 Bird 3 Intimate 4 Scold 5 Rid CTyndareus' \v i f e 7 One-spols SN'ol any 9 Nickel (symbol) 21 Trench soldiers 24 He is on the agriculture ^TI, u " "i~:"° \.-.j-iiiuui j committee ^3 Hebrew deily 10 Literary scraps 26 Stole ;xclamntion 2o Preposition 27 Tungsten (ab.) 28 Devil j SO Iron '32 Not in 33 Hog 34 Delete 36 Type of jackets 30 French article 40 From (prefix) 41 Anent 42 Diminutive suffix 43 Greek letter •15 Underground 11 Yawn 12 Deputies ISCenlaur 20 Meaning 29Exlincl bird 31 Self 3-1 Chooses 35 Go to bed 37 Required 38 Horses 44 Solar disk 46 Sacred objects 47 Foundation 48 Level 49 Repose 50 Painful 52 Consume 54 Penpoinl 56 Palm lily Ing the longest and biggest they can buy. Then, when they i», rich, they squeeze into tiny roati- stero. . . . I vM'ifTri»v"in C r H"' i" le ln i' r<1 tlnlc °r n ! nmo " rt b1 ^- T hat Is true also | HKnob • •'•>n> ,*t.-,u i^i^)c-i3 ^ouia open me I IK p lhe furniiu'iV'7n''or'rler'T 1 ^Z'^ " D "" lccl . " car 'y "vc hours. docs' happen North Tenahlly'shouW i "Angered I'. »s "h" WnJd ^ Lrt , n M™ !^? 'J, UlC S 0 P rcv1olls co»- lake belter action than one spade. Inale , wii dow %^. .^- I I £"% 1™ , vcrdl<:t Wfls rcvefscd In nl >' onlm ° n Norlil • 1 ' lloul(l bid "iae a »lndow. The achitecl, by the federal courls. I two spades. Easl still will bk three i ..~,.^ ,..ov nc Muum appeal nis mere arc otner intercslitig an- convictlon on charges of violating Slcs in connection with this hand 1 ,0 _, ~ the federal Narcotics Act, Many players with -he South hand'i snow™ Wesson was found gulllv on lhe would sel Into a pre-emptive club I ., „ , e same charge for the third time or diamond bid. That Is true also j ,,3 .. yesterday in federal court-here and of the Wcsl hand Probably not - •8 Feeling V Resting places *

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