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Blytheville, Arkansas
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FAOK «B BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 17, 1948 BLYTHEVILUE OOUKIER NEWS m. w m 4A10SL. MDL o maun. ,00, M* *«*. Cfetom Dttnlt ltd Cray Aftcnooo beet* «un«»7 M Moo^d cfcut gutter rt to* port' i •» BJrtt»*TllJ», AikuMM, undB tt* ot Coo». Hit ••rod by-thi Dotted 8UBBCRJFTIOK RATES: B» wrm to tb* c*tj ot BlyUtttUte at uy Kburteu town where carrier wnrtot to nuln- tttoed. Me per week, or »c per month. BT null, within » radius of M mile*, M.OO per <MT tSM for A month* (1.00 for three moothi; by mall outalde 56 mil* torn, I10M per rw pejabat in *dv»nc*. Meditation Barbs Taw foM ud ailrer » cankered; and the nut it taut* ahaOl be » witnew aiaimt you, and thai! eai TMT flMh U:tt were fire. Ye hare heaped Umari iafetfcer for the last day*.—Jame. a:3. » * * O, my God! Wlthold from me the wealth to which te»ra and sighs and curses cleave. Better none at all that wealth like that.—Christian 8criYer. It depend* on whether you're walking or driving which you hate—pedestrian* or autouits. • * * The way of the truutreator la any way. • ' * * Bandit* have been holding up street can in an Illinoia torn—but that isn't what makes them late here. i • • • A teachcra* atrike eloacd tehoolt In Provident*, •.LA mean trick on the youngster*—In a Mbtle sort of a way. • • » Ifi twice a* easy to start doing nothing a* It Is to itop. from Ohio and Minnesota might look, As for the reluctant Senator Vandenberg'* drum-beaters—well, they figured their man a* good «• in'after the Ohio prinury. They pointed out that Mr. Staseen's invasion of Taft territory was m breach of political etiquette that angered the whole Republican organization. Mr. Stassen has angered too many people to make it, said the Vandenberg camp. Messrs. De'wey and Taft will wind up trading blows, unnoticed in a corner, while the convention goes on to nominate the senior senator from Michigan. Moral, if any: Presidential candidates •re not chosen by popularity polls. Speaking of 'Contempt 7 Thirteen out of 21 witnesses refused to answer questions in the vote-buying trial of three Democratic politicians in Missouri. So the government asked that v the case be dismissed. It's lucky for those thirteen that they were only suspected of selling their votes, instead of being suspected of membership in the legal Communist Party. Everybody Wins Brass Ring On Ohio Merry-Go-Round The Republican Big Four Male Quartet now favors us with one harmonious chorus of "Blue Skies." For they never »aw things looking so right. The battle of Ohio is over, and the result is a smashing victory'for all'of them. Tak« Senator Taft. He looked pretty bad in spring training. before the Ohio primary. The vote in Wisconsin, Nebraska and Pennsylvania showed that h« was neither the pin-up nor write-in boy of the Republicans. But back on his home grounds the senator looke dgcod. More than four- fifthi of Ohio's GOP voters finally lined up with the local entry, even though Harold Stassen put up some rugged opposition and was helped out. Mr. Taft charges, by New Dealers who crossed the party line, The result, said Mr. Taft, showed "more.delegates prepared to support me on the first ballot than any other candidate." This may sound odd, since the delegate box score to date shows Mr. Taft running fifth, behind • Messrs. Dewey, Martin of Pennsylvania, Stassen, and Green of Illinois. So the senator must be counting on the secret pledges of Republican organizations in states tHmt haven't yet voted. But is Mr. Stassen downhearted? NoVMr. Stassen said that his showing in the Ohio primary was "one of the most significant developments of the entire national campaign." We assume • that this development was not significant because it proved Mr. Stassen wrong in claiming he would get a majority of the 23 contested delegates. Nor could it be significant bCr cause Mr. Stassen said it wouldn't be a clear'victory unjess his one candidate for delegate-at-large ran right up there with the nine Taft men. (He ran tenth.) No, the youthful Minuesotan seemed happy to finish no worse than second in a two-man race. He pointed to his strength in solid Republican districts as proof that he didn't either have New Deal help, so there. But the joy of the contestants can hardly be compared to the joy of the supporters of the candidates, actual and potential, who sat on the sidelines. Governor Dewey's cohorts were almost RS happy as if he had walked off with all 53 Ohio delegates himself. They pointed out that Mr. Stassen had made Mr. Taft good and angry by coming,onto his block and trying to pick » fight. This meant that the two of them •wouldn't make a deal to gang up on Mr. Dewey in Philadelphia. And since Mr. Stassen had said that he'd mn in second place with any GOP 'winner except the New York governor, Mr. Dewey and his supporters were good and DMd at Mr. SUssen, too. This indicated that no Dewey delegates were «o»» to ftt off the Dewey bandwagon, bow *trong th« gentlemen VIEWS OF OTHERS Let the Pe6p!e Vote! The most practical legal resource available for dealing with today's enormous problems growing out of abuses attendant upon the legalized sale of liquors lies hi voting such sale out of localities. Under the principle of local option, which originated in Maine in 1829, It has been the practice In many states to allow the population in small political subdivisions, varying In si« from a county, city, or town to wards and precincts in some ot the (arger cities, to vote upon whether they lavor the granting of any form of license for the sale of liquor or certain classes of liquor license. Repeated experiments with many types of liquor legislation have been tried, ranging from minor regulations to complete prohibition, from high license to low license, as a means of minimizing liquor abuses. Out. ol th*se experiments, the one point upon which there would probably be the'most agreement Is that so far as entorcement of the law la. concerned' the best results are had when the law conforms to the majority sentiment. That Is, where the people who determine the policy ' of the law also have the Immediate responsibility for electing the officers who are to enforce It. • Long before national prohibition,- local option on the question of granting license was prevalent in large areaa of the united States. Since repeal, local option has again come into vogue in many slates. There are 37 states In which some form of option Is allowed. Active campaigns are on in a number of states where the privilege is not now allowed to secure workable legislation embodying this principle—California, Colorado, Indiana, and Iowa, among others. . At a time when America is preaching democracy abroad, it would seem the part of political wisdom to undertake to bring the. subject of liquor sales In line with the sentiment of the people ot the communities who have to live under the law. Let the people vote] —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. A failure of Self-Restraint For the first time this year, a month's sales ot United States Scries E Savings Bonds have been exceeded *>y bonds cashed In. These bonds are a particularly attractive means of sayings, but April redemptions outran sales by »26,000,000. Since Congress has decided that voluntary 'restraints shall be about all the anti-Inflation policy the country will Have, this figure means that more ground Is being lost to Inflation. Meanwhile, European recovery, rearmament and Income tax reduction are promoting further Inflation. Today's high prices make saving painful for many people, but over-spending current Income c»n only be more painful In the end. The case or systematically buying and holding on to savings bonds was good during the war. It is even better now, with no price controls to prevent trouble if self-restraint falls down. -7ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The Route-Is Clearly Marked Vacant Cabinet Office of Agri Secretary Gets Verbal Lacing THE DOCTOR SAYS Pain Is one way In which nature shows that something 15 wrong. Regardless ot the oust, pain Is unpleasant. .... ' It's Just as well, The Door fi Although no on* lltes to be in retary, If we had one. , pain, there are many occasions In which It U an Important clue to some serious condition. r\>r example, the pain of acute appendicitis, while It may not be severe, Is extremely Important In making a necessary diagnosis. The point where the pain lies helps the doctor to determine the cause. Although a mild drug may relieve this pain entirely, this can make the diagnosis difficult and may result In serious complications. Other Palm -Helpful" The location and nature of pain in many other parts of the body are helpful to the physician. Pain extending down the arm Is an Important sympton of diseases of the coronary arteries, such as angina pcctorls of coronary thrombosis. Pain under the right shoulder blade By Harman W. Nkhol* (United Praia Staff Ccrmpondent) WASHINGTON, May 17. (DPI— -^ Clint Anderson, resigned Secretary C of Agriculture, has returned to New Mexico to mend a flock of fences- en the farm and in hts political barnyard. He's flxin 1 to run for the Senate. The head man, Mr, T,, hasn't named^a new secretary yet. Maybe 'arm sec. would b« wearing a set of very burny ears. The House Agriculture Committee was hearing witnesses on the Hope bill, which would set up a separate agency' in the Agriculture Department to handle all soil and water conservation. All of the witnesses were presidents of various state Farm Bureaus. And every last one of 'em gave the high office of Secretary of Agriculture the very old what- for. Rough-handed cousins of the sod from Missouri, New York. Texas, Georgia, North Carolina and Mississippi. Not a pal of tlie Hope measure among 'em. And Clifl Hope of Kansas, the author of the bill and chairman of the committee, sitting there fingering the lose ,Ki his lapel and acting like he didVd may indicate a diseased gallbladder. I care !. n ^ "* ^ eleSS> ^ ThC ' Tlle lead - 0lr man waji H - E ' SlUSh- H adv f" c< f 1 , ca "" r ' for j "'• »<*" of the Farm Bureau In nnrrt M " ij"! , elp , ln dia «" osls - Missouri. He got right down to Tn «? i treatment. business. Folks out his way (a lot In. such cases, the pain-killing ' of -eml, he said, object to the bill Pa nn C J, y , im P° rtan <- 1 because it "rests" authority in one ma "- thc Secretary of Agriculture. One of the most vitriolic gents on '"* *•'"«<* stand was Warren Haw- lflt « Even , f. "' ?"" fr°" ger P al11 - h >re . US€ ' Ul , °°- „ *" y Pr0d " Ce rrfrn can k fin* rtr Moft or » rr»v!ni h H« ' v, £ \ ?' ' however . and dulet sort of fellow you'd expect to should not be given except when all i find behind the counter In an old- of the factors causing the pain have fashioned country store. Wiping the n? ""^ '** * Ste " k juice off his fin * ers ° nt ° *'* Battle of Private Versus Public Power Rages in Congress With TV A Facing Prospect of Setback By Peter Edson NBA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, <NEA)— The pH-l dustry in this case has'no" ready Yule Industry electric power lobby! substitute for public power. vate utility company to build and Bating that they will need more operate them. In short, private in- thinks it has won a big victory, it has succeeded in persuading the House Appropriations committee to knock out an item of J4.000.000 to start construction on a Tennessee Valley Authority steam generating plant at New Johnsonvllle, Tenn. If both House and Senate upheld this action, further development of Private CompanifA Can't Compete with TVA There are good reasons why private utilities are not ready to jump in and do this job. Any private power company that would go into Hie valley and try to sell electrie power, says TVA chairman Gordon Clapp. It Ls to meet these new demands that TVA wants to build the New Johnsonvllle steam plant. With the New Johrtsonvllle plant in operation, hydro-electric power . generated at the dams In eastern Tennessee would be left for the big industrial users near Knoxville. And it would prevent excessive line loss- the TVA project—admittedly one ! compete. current at TVA rates would find I es in transmission to the Memphis itself in trouble. It just couldn't i area. I One of the arguments used by of Hie greatest of New Deal accom- \ What the issue boils down to is i the power lobby to'defeat the steam pllshments-will have been dealt i that private utilities don't want to, plant project is that TVA already an Irreparable blow. go into an area and'build electric has ample generating capacity to ramoet ih, competent authority. , whlte apron so - s he C0l ,, d (etch Practically no one goes through a sack of spuds or a spool of white life without at some time or other thread. having suffered from pain. In some cases, the pain has helped in their eventual recovery, but in others the pain-killing drugs have proved a great boon by making life tolerable until the underlying cause has been removed or treated. j * * • Note: Dr Jordan is unable to answer Individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. * • • THE DOCTOR ANSWERS By Edwin T. Jordan, M. I). QUESTION: What is a neurotic heart condition? ANSWER: This term is sometimes applied to those persons who have symptoms in or near their hearts, but no real heart disease. It means only that the nerves are affecting the heart and perhaps causing it to beat rapidly. ' "I'm scared." he said, not looking too scared. "I don't like to see the Secretary of Agriculture have the power to hedge-hop through all of those bureaus and land on little me on my back 40 acres." Hawley said if he wanted to plant beans or celery or raise hogs, h« would. He just didn't want to be told what agency he had to play ball with. Cong. Steve Pace, of the committee, butted in with his Georgia ae- cenl to remind the guest from New York that there was no penalty If the farmer didn't want to go alotVj* Except he'd get no governmeW ute? Are there any private' utility I theory. It has built ne wdam's and ompanies with plans all drawn, ~ .-...-,.' . -- eady and waiting to go in nnd do what they don't want TVA to do? Purcell L. Smith, Washington representative ol the National Association of Electric Companies, admits there are not. They have no The Issue Is not as local as It may i generating capacity too far ahead sound. racks, L If TVA U stopped in Its I 9 f actual demand The private pow- r, every "other public' "power! ^ r Industry must wait until it has project in the country -.-ill be set I an assured market before It builds ack. The all-important question is,l new generating plants. , herefore, what the private power! ndustry has to otter as a substi- The ig capacity take care of its "preference" customers for years to come. These preference) fiustomers are the government war plants, municipalities and farmers: co-ops, which use 40 _____ .......... , ___ ^ „„ power development has I pe r cent of TVA power. built on Just the opposite power plants well 'ahead of Immediate demand, anticipating future growth. Then it has gone out and sold its excess power to new customers. It has attracted new industries into the area. And the whole region has prospered as a result. ilans. But they also want TVA to The Oak Ridge atomic energy lave no plans. I plant. Monsanto chemicals, Hey- Mr. Smith, the $85,000-a-year, nolds metals and other big Indus-! The power lobby does not claim that TVA has enough capacity to meet the future demands of all its customers, including the big industries like Alcoa, Reynolds and Monsanto, which' are perfectly sat-1 .„- the failed with TVA power because it's M e m 15 Yean Ay* In Blytheville— L. L- Ward, Ross Beavers and J. E. Green left today for Ward's Camp at Rio Vista, Arkansas where they will make preparation for open- handout. Hawley said that wasn't the power cheaper than power they could generate themselves or buy from private utilities. What the private power lobby highest-paid lobbyist In' Washing- tr y and war plants were located In ! wants is to reduce TVA power op- .on. Is generally given credit for this region because cheap TVA pow- erations to a mere by-product of having master-minded the cam- , er was available. Aluminum Com- palgn to stop TVA and public pow- pany of America, which was In the ; ' -------- " ' navigation and flood-control developments, or else require that all er expansion. area even before TVA. was able to I Public power be sold wholesale "at Member* of the class of the senior high school accompanied by Miss Rosa Hardy and-Anna Maude point. The whole thing is leading to nationalized farming, he said. The Hope bill, as it now stands, he yelled, would give the secretary power to reach down and whop the little guy whenever he felt like it. Almost as bitter was fattish Ransome Aldrich of Mississippi. He said he was as much In favor of conserving the soil as the next one. Maybe- more so. What he didn't like though, he said, was the same as the others didn't like — giving one man too much power. Mr. Hope interrupted to »ay that this bill didn't give the head man of agriculture any more power than the present farm bill does. "Just because we got a bad bill." Aldrich answered, "is not reason we can't junk It .and. gel a better one." Another witness, K. I,: wingate McCorvey were guests of Benny I of Georgia, harped along the some Fendler "at his Manila, home last ! theme. At length he produced a evening. ! magazine printed down his way. He The Fendler home was attrac-' sa ^ ne wanted the committee to He says that, If any private In-' expand its plants because excess ' the bus bar" to private utilities, so and white roses. dustrles in the Tennessee valley power was waiting. Many smaller need more power, or if any towns industries and farm co-ops have de- or cities in the area need any more power, they should cither go build ;hose power plants themselves or else make a contract with some prl- vclopcd for the same reason. New riant Designed To Meet New Demands they could then sell it to retail cus- There were various games and tomers at a profit. . This would admittedly be a nice business for the private power corn- lively decorated in red and white have a look at a picture of perfec- the school colort, with streamers i Uo" on the farm—a farm which • • • ' never heard of soil conservation. That gave Cong' August Andresen, who has been strangely silent interspersing the bouquets of red These Industries are now aiHlcl- | it. panics, If they could get away with • ••••••••*•••»••••«••••••• IN HOLLYWOOD BT ERSKINB JORXSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, (NEA1—For the In "Sorrowful Jones" with 'an as- first time in his film career. Bob signment In the British production Hope is working with a child ac- j of "Christopher Columbus." tress and he knows now why movie j ... veterans advise newcomers, "Nev-1 The documentary writers have cr piny opposite a kid or a dog—' gotten around to the Postolficc they'll steal all the scenes." The picture Is "Sorrowful Jones, 11 a remake of "Little Miss. Marker," and the kid Is 5-ycar-old Mary Jayne Saundcrs. who Is playing the MCKENNEY partnicnt. UI is preparing a film based on famous cases of the postal Inspection authorities. By William E. McKenney America's Card Authority Written for NEA 'Service e's an Intelligent of Blackwood later the hosts mother assisted by 1 during the Hope bill hearings, a his sister Miss Frances Fendler i chance to break out in oratory, served a delicious lunch in two t "Look," he said. "Dairy cows In courses. -' I Georgia. It Is a nne tribute to the • fine old South." ^ case he might have met Kith fan- i That brought a giggle all mediate disaster. McCormick won the opening le of the live of hearts with dummy's ace. led a small spade to the kin?, then made a very nice play. He '.ed the jack of diamonds. West could not be severly criticized for not going up with the ace; at le&st, he did not, so the Jack held the d and brought the oleo question up , again through the back gate. Mr. Andresen, as you may know, was agains'. the repeal of the oleo tax. A lot of Southern Congressmen weren't. trlct. Now all of the spades were and ten 01 diamonds In dummy, end in his cwn hand the queen and seven of hearts. Poor West was squeezed. If the ItLr.g of hearts cashed, and the i throw away the ace of diamonds, king of clubs overtaken in dum- J dummy's ten would be good; while ...... ,- i Ann Tocltl turns '" hcr greatest | Cleveland has a new bridge play- role that made Shirley Temple fa- performance as a missionary's wi- j er and a very enthusiastic one. He my wKh the ace. On the queen and jack of clubs McCormick discarded g and queen of diamonds. lett with the deuce of hearts [jack of •^ his km 1 He was SO THEY SAY moils. I asked tcctlng himself. "There is no protection," groaned. "You just pray." One day Bob kept blowing a line of dialog, and Mary Jaync whls- dow who becomes a murderer In ' Is John McCormick, manager of Bob how he was pro- the Hal Wallls movie, "So Evil My station WTAM who gave an intcl- Lovc." I caught the picture at a agent demonstration of the BlacK- sneak and It's a chlller-dlller. wood convention in today's hand. Enter Tarzin The new T^rzan, Lex Barker, win he When l:is partner jumped to :e spades, McCormick (South) Economy In government Is essential to the security of tlie nation. The obligations of world leadership are costly.—Earl O. Shrcve, president, U. S. Chamber of commerce. • * * We should set out affirmatively to defeat communism In [he world on the economic and ideological fronts. If we do so I believe we will have a much better chance of not being called upon to defeat them on the military front.—Harold E. Slassen, Republican presidential candidate. * • • If production can b« increased by one-third quickly, Western Europe wlH be on the way to prosperity ... A half-hearted program Is likely to be worse than useless.—Paul Holiman, ERP administrator. • » » It would take two years to get tlic 10-group Air Force. The other services can be brought into balance In that period.—Rep. Carl Vinson <Di O f Georgia. • • • This treat nation has never wanted anything but peace In the world.—President Harry s. Truman, j "Can't we replace Mr. Hope?" I suspect It was the work of Bill Dfmarest. who has taught Mary Jayne recite: "Here I stand upon the stage. How do you like my figure? The boy s don't like me now, But they will when I get bigger." Famous First Sol Lesser will produce. files alone. Wife June. Allyson won't trust herself In the tlr wMh him. ' . Dorothy Latnour I backlog of unreleas hand depended upon the number ot aces held by North. Therefore. Instead of bidding lour hearts or any other suit, he jumped right co Ihe biggest pictures of York. Healed words for a few mill utcs. then nil was lovely n A haltnn." and "Let's Fall In Love." A nr<r M n \t nininr,. ••i- r />,,,,rf. 'They've all been made since she f"or"Divorc;?'-" 8 , P '^;c r a S t C on°e l t Vc r kCd ° Ul °' PMmaml ' year advantage, it shouldn't suffer from! a ° . . . lack of technical Advisers. j , ^ ^^ , elcvlslon Ml ,, up for sale chcnp. First time she turned H on, .ilic picked up a short she did 10 years ago with "Willie the It Couldn't Happed but It l.lri Department: Sandra Gould, who once nave out with that Hrnnk- lyn accent as Mlsn Huffy nn Duffy's Tavrrn, nlari * British noblewoman In "Don Juan " It Always Hnnyiens Department: Ann Sothern and ihc ex. Hob Sior- 1IIV Seal." Leo snys the picture smells worth now lhan Willie did then. are' working on adlolnuig ; C mr ice I sound stages at M-O-M. Hc« In ;;Comm«nrt Decision." she's In iV , , hopw to net William Powell bc( , n another movie. ir» " Anrlrnt Town l.ljhli Up 'l.AUOIIUNTOWN, Pn. (UP) — This iM-vcar-ola community has Tournament Soulh XS'esl AN. T. Pass 6 NT. Pass Opening — V 5 MeComtlek * KQ 1084 » KQ1 J » KQJ + K —Neither viil. North F..vrt Pass Pass Pass 3 *> J * Pass 17 if he discarded his heart, McCormick would lead dummy's deuce of hearts to the queen and the seven- spot would give him the last trick. HORIZONTAL 1,5 Pictured movie director and writer 11 Realm 3 Possesses 4 Nickel (symbol) SWell <> Employee! l?^" « rUi " 7 Steamship lour no trump. HU partner's fmir- spadc bid Indicated that they were „ „ I ntf <>»'• ace, so he had to make n the town observed the ciioicc. S.iould he bW six spades. Irnin the "dark" ages. for sesqul-centfiinlal of 1U founding of, Diplomat," n story nbnut » man who accidentally Muds himself a millionaire through a mistaken Income ux refund., nnice Cabot may follow hit rurrcnl role ,. rM ., cri . Completion x «>stcm llnally bar [Psldctil.i to .soo whit the community look.! like niter dark. or six iiO trump? 15 One-spota 16 Competent 18 Unadorned 19 Weight unit 20 Races 22 Meadow 23 Plural suffix 24 Exclamation 25 Pages (ab.) 27 That thing 28 Surgical thread 30 Cons 32 Tavern 33 Hearing organ 34 Light boat 36 His father Is a famous - • 39 While 40 Right (ab.> 41 Down 42 Sun god 43 Be scaled 45 Makes vapor 50 Headgear 51 Revise 53 Great Lake 54 Nip (ab.> 8 Vat 9 Spoken 10 Sea nymph 11 Fruits 12 Short sleep 14 Chairs 17 Exist JO Poems 21 Distributes 24 Respect 26Tranquilily 29 Metal 31 Facility 34 Instances 35 Whispers 37 Declaims 33 Grades 44 Ocean movement 48 Golf term 47 Comparative suffix 48 Ventilate* 49 Encountef 50 Secrete 51 Pitch 54 Container 55 Tellurium (symbol) 58 Thus felt sure that If Norm | 55 Staid did not have Ihe ace of clubs, he j 57 Lives at least hart Ihc quei'ii — thus dis- I 59 Dry playliir, mi optimism which shonll ' bring him great success. After *t t . his partner could have, held th« j nef of diamonds and neither th« Read CoinUr Newt Wnnl Arlt. I qiMen nor tne act of club*, in whien' GO Rocks VERTICAL

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