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ncm TUB BLYtHEVILLE COURIEB NEWS "MX OOOKDDt HEWS (XX B- W. EAiUBB, PuhlMttr JAHM L. VmaOKFT, Uitor i O. KUMAM. AdrtrtUDtf W*UM* Wttmcr Co, Kr* Tort. Chk»«o, Detroit fftrj Afunwod Except Buaday u MOO-X) clu* m»tt«r »t.la« po*t- rteBM*, under «ct of Con- 1. U1T. Aerad by th» United Pnm SUBSCRIPTION RATES : •y avrtw la tb« dtj ot Blytnertllt or mag •tburtorj town when currier Mi-rle* !• m&lo- Uinad, JOc per week, or *Se per month. BT nuU. within * rmdlvu o( so mil**, 14.00 per f*u, ntO tot >ix months, $1.00 lor thre* month*; by null outside 50 mil* ion*, 110.00 per rear ptytbb to ufrue*. Meditation Fo* onto vs a child h born, unto ui a son is ftren; amd the j-ovemmfnt shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful, CnuueUor, The mighty God, Tiie everlulinf Fhibw, The Frinte at Peace.—Isaiih D:«. Th« tears of Christ are the pity of God. The .gentleness of Jesus is the long-suffering of God, Then tenderness of Jesus is the love of God. "He that hsth seen Me hath "seen the Father."— Alex&nder Maclaren. Barbs The hard blow in the midwest has nothing to ,do with this being the year of the big winds. * • • An Australian woman hw a double width shiunbi ro*slb)r from eotwtintlj pulling K down School th€ year around has been proposed by « Tennessee teacher. Other crime news Is on page on*. nochinc (mined when y»u b«ry the hatchet bit keep the hammer out. General tightening stops chatter In the rear of your car^-«dvertlsement. Or leave her homel House Committee Is Trying To Out-Thomas Mr. Thomas The Thomas Committee's method of doing battle with the Communist menace seems to be contagious in the Hous« of Representatives. At any rate, the House Appropriations Committee has come up with an idea that would do credit — if credit is the world— to the wi-American activities group. The Appropriations Committee, in voting funds for the legislative branch of the government, tacked on a recommendation that no federal funds be paid to union members on the legislative payroll whose union officials had not filed the non-Communist oath that the Taft-Hartley Law requires. The original intent of this oath was , to deny non-complying unions recourse to the National Labor Relations Board. Some union officials doubt the constitutionality of .this provision and, rightly or not, have refused to comply with it. They want a Supreme Court test of the requirement. Among those officials is Philip Murray, president of the CIO and of the steelworkers' union. There can scarcely be any doubt that Mr. Murray is not only a non-Communist but an anti-Com; mumst. Also among thosR officials are : the officers of the International Typo; graphical Union, which has some 1GOO ; members in the Government Printing , Office. The ITU is said to be the Appropriations Committee's specific target. UP to now it has seemed to us that these union officials were unwise in bucking this section of the law. If they were not Communists their defiance seemed pointless. But if the Appropriations Committee can get the House to •Pprove this extension and distortion , of the law, we think they may be wise for 7. T*> ° Sig "' We a ' SO fhi » k that, for _the first time, their charges of IcW , ized . u n ,on busting" mifiht , lold wat Th.s change in the | aw W0ll ld go far beyond the correct principle of rn° k [" men on th« legislativ« payroll, then it could apply an well to all the thousands of union member* on th« whole government payroll. ^ Wt hope the HOUJSC will reject this recommendation, and we think that it will. For if the Government Printing Office typographers were fired, the representatives' oratory would no longer enjoy th« brief and dubious immortality of being enshrined in the Congressional Record. We doubt that many congressmen are ready to make that supreme sacrifice. ' BI-YTHEVTU.EjARK.jCpURIRB NEWS VIEWS OF OTHERS membership a s enun ?ate , ,„ ^ ^ ^ ^ -P, as UMW contempt trial. H would now make • umon' s collective membership ; -be f the individual action ' 'i«fs of its officers. > s t ,s not a crime, punishable by . flue or imprisonment. Yet the Ann™ * - -..„.! officers—who . accused of communism or of any —under threat that (.Heir uni in government service would r job* or that the union would ) members. ' "democratic unionism" through" the ' -"--.-• m °* t ""^ocratic force and . oxwion. K it could apply to the JTU A Nation Is Born The Jews themselves resolved the long, wfcV- erlnff debate on Palestine. They proclaimed the Independence of their new state of Israel_ And this was promptly recognized by President Truman In the name of the United Stales. The other powers have little choice but lo follow. Thus an ancient people have created a new nation. For the first time since the Maccabees of 2000 years »go, the Jews are defending their own standard on their own soil. Whatever may lie ahead, this Is for them the greatest of achievements. But the event ilso has been turned to advantage by American diplomacy. The Soviet Union haa been threatening to exploit American hesitation over Palestine by an early 4 recognition of the de facto government o[ David Ben-Gurlon. Washington, however, moved faster ih«n MOKOW. The credit is ours. The advantage ii our«. Surely, it will not be allowed lo slip away_ Conceivably, the International lawyers may »rgu« u to whether the United Nations Assembly resolution calling for an Independent Zionist •late was warrant sufficient lor the historic step taken in Tel Aviv. Recognition, however, makes •uch argument academic. Conceivably, Congress may argue about lifting the embargo on arms for Palestine. Conceivably, other passing difficulties may be raised. Be thit >s It may, the new Jewish stale is born, it exists, and, from all signs, it intends to defend itself by force of arms or any other means. Meantime, all the nullabaDoo about an Arab uprising, the wilder threats that Arab forces would invade Palestine, Immediately after the end of the British mandate, have not materialized. There !»• fighting in Palestine, but the loud-talking King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan, the Egyptians and the other Arab League members appear to be moving with considerable caution. The fact is Haganah has shown that its members are first-class fighting men. Many of them fought under the British flag In the war and are schooled In modern techniques. They took Ihe vital port of Haifa without much of a struggle and they control the strategic coast line between Haifa and Tel Aviv. Apparently iney will soon get reinforcement* as ths interned Jews at Cyprus begin arriving in Palestine. George Fielding Elliot, who has just left Palestine after a pretty thorough tour, says he was convinced two weeks ago that full-scale warfare was inevitable after May 15; now he thinks there is a chance lo avoid it. Notr that the United Stales has given the new atate quick recognition and the other powers are expected lo do so, too, it is possible that the jews by themselves win be able to cope with the Arabs both militarily and diplomatically. Such recognition gives Israel enormous prestige at its inception; it probably will open the way for the 5m- porUtlon of arms and all-Important fighting planes. It is argued that the new Jewish stats will be a catalyzing factor among the Arabs; that it will cause them to unite and prepare for a holy war in the old-time Islamic manner. Ma], Elliot sees no signs of this as yet. nor does he see that the Arabs have much lo fight with. He grants that Abdullah's Arab Legion Is well-trained, but it Is small, and in a Palestinian invasion it will no doubt lose Its very valuable British advisers and technicians. The danger of large-scale trouble, as we sec it, is big-power meddling. Then a contest for Arabian friendship imeantng Arabian oil) might develop, and that could cause another friction point between the Soviet onion and the western world. The promptness of American recognition, however, serves notice on the U.SS.R. that Washington will not tolerate interference without lifting a hand. If recognition offcncis Ihe Arabs, what can they do? They might cancel oil leases and sabotage Installations, but they would by that token forfeit, the millions of American dollars now lining ihe pockets of their leaders. These leaders would hesitate before welcoming soviet intrusion, since they must be familiar with the habit Moscow has of expropriating what it wants. Moscow, too. would hesitate, because an invasion of BriU S h?Amerlcan oil fields would be to court war. Arabs and Jews within Palestine have, to « large extent, gotten along well as co-workers and business associates, u | s i ust possible, lelt to themselves. Palestine Jews and non-Palestine Arabs would find a way to lue as peaceful neighbors Jewish money. hard | ab or. mgenUly and the use of twentieth century methods have brought frult- Mnew »nd prosperity lo what was an and and Povcrt»strickcn land. Arabs, as well as Jews have prospered. If ,he ne,, sute of isr«i thrives' H« influence will be fell in a wholesome way throughout the Middle East. ' The new state faces a per.;ous future and where Is the prophet who can foretell the outcome? But It Is a ,»,|, m i nfmnt _ j;.,,^ w(lh Jewish blood. A »alut< to Isra«l| —ffr, LOU18 POST-DISPATCH. Button, Button, Who's Got the Com^tign Button?" THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1948 WASHINGTON — (NBA— R C publican senators concerned mav not like this, but a GOP letter sent out in Ohio to solicit campaign aontributlons stressed the aiigle that there would be "a fight ahead" o elect a Republican majority in he Senate next November Thirty-two senators are to be elected. Fourteen nre Democrats. 11 of them are from th South.. That leaven is Ren _ --_ la s t half of the 19tn century, shorily after chloroform cnesthesia was first used a violent oiHroversy raged between the supporters of ether and chloroform. Juner was an American invention hloroform a British, and t!ie morns of the two pain-relieving sub,lances were considered, not only >" their specific medical values mt also on national pride In spite of the fact that chloro- orm eventually lost out to ethe- nd lo the still-better anesthetics f modern days, the contribution of Simpson in trying it, and the fine o . n^s 1 ^ a , ssssu ".rasas Activl "« = " °< sr.-^-i^K SET --5LJ2P -~ «'- «W£, '5rofrLSi°[ &W^n^^,t ol Republican Letter Points to Prospect of Big Fight If Grand Old Party is to Win November Election WASHINGTON _rnjn-« ......... Biggest Show Searches in Vain For Bearded Lady and 'Skeleton' THE DOCTOR SAYS + J)J- Harman Mcherts (United Press Staff Correspondent! j WASHINGTON, May 20. <UP> — | The Greatest Show on Earth isn't i f.s great as it says here on the bill* ! boards. f| Ringllng Bros. an d Banuim and Bailey don't want the word to get I out. Especially now-as they open their under-the-canvas season here. But a few things are , year in tne "bigger aj -.imiig rjrugs h»ve been developed, j Particularly in the freak ton! gre»l'Tm Ve rtaM« *%!* * ? °- *'" ' J( I™* ""* V - ^ Bar ""'» *™ ld <^ r. j*< «*r *• By Edwin K Jordan, AJ. I). Written for NBA Service E ssswsr us- s istration tor chloroform anesthesia success, fo, a beaded ladv Permitted obstetrical procedures (2) Ditlo La "Mviig skeleton •• vthich reduced the lime, facilltaU-cl i male preferred skeleton, beard ° his event and the courage Dr. James y. Simpson, who first used it, should be honored It H »rticularly interesting u> nole. that eight years after Simpson graduated from medical school he was appointed to the professorship of obstetrics, or mid-wifery as it vas then called, at the ripe age ol Had Wide Interests Like many other famous people. of • a lady »'iih me. nut since we didn't cro.u'otic hearts and hope to die. I let it leak out. It seems the circus people had conducted a behind-the-brush campaign to find a female with whiskers—after tho fjre eater got too close lo Ihe lady they hail ' found a lot of ladies (mostly In California, for .some reason) w were able and willing to sprout, a "an work: at <Tn"h "" 1M " c ," l ' J ' "" I " Op o( cnin bristles. But none Cd'als ,n "^n Y—"'' ; ! "««^R^B™:^ B,"? n c..'™i ne days In which he lived, hts in- an. executive foot down. "No." That . SU5Uined TO " be- i single whisk. As for No. 2, or the tragedy of the missing living skeleton, short ba'd Frank Braden, thinks he knows why. Frank, who gives with a fro; voice, is the circus press agent. His business is to answer questions. "It's a dangerous sign of th« time," he croacked. "Pat people we can get by the hundreds, but no skeletons. Congress oughts do something. People are too well fed." Incidentally, the bearded gal and the skin and bonesguy aren't tin only missing trade marks in th« 1948 circus parade. Gone also according to old Frank B.. are th» maintain it s 51-45 Senate majority A Joss of four seals would give trie Democrats control. 49-47. The Republican fiitid-solicitiiic letter admitted "there Is great ficials is divided three ways on praspecls of war with Russia.' Military leaders are inclined to' fear the worst, for it's their business to be prepared for any emergency. In the middle are officials who fear Hiat we may blunder into a war through t some action of Yugosla- fcel that Russia doesn't want a war and that Moscow ha s enough disciplinary control over her satellites to make sure that the USSR , vesgaon of Dr. Edward U. Condon, director of the U. S. Bureau of Standards. . charged weakest but . . The committee originally Condon with being the link in atomic security, but the • committee has delayed its hearings indefinitely. Dr. Condon's request that the FBI report on his loyalty i.<i.. r i< n .>: — t- _.. . .- J J suffering. Note: profession to relieve llonaire B. H. Moore and ex-Oov. John Sherman Cooper, respective- RoberUon of Wyoming and Guv- Cordon of Oregon. really knows. to prove that Sen. Arthur Vanden- ! bery really wants the Republican presidential nomination. They find This letter has already been examined by the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, if. a ft cr raising a fuss about getting the letter, it should be made pubiic and show nothing to incriminate Dr. Condon, the Thomas Committee would be left without a ca se. Reporters thought they had discovered a new hideout for top administration officials and members of Congress. A United Press news- I ; n scooped the town • * 6 . ;'~ --.n". M.j.niiutnut,. iney [met . .T- W ^U me t u*ii u y catcnme mere appears thU itpm • "\ir« n m ., ME «^^™^^&^^t\^^ "^M; .^^ WcKSi?^-: mhoM,. „„'. f. '°" ?-' . Con Rress , five-year, appointment for Davlcl ! emerging Irom the Blair HCIIM. l»t. at th^VT.,,^ »«,.f l^./,! . f.?° Oa Onus, th -il Ui H. I ' " "«'-'"Ji;i & niiLi LjUIlrlrtLjy j for David • ^merging Irom the Blair House late < '; ««oo i<\ic v ^ ».u^^., u .j^ jiivjvrttiuoa -' •'- one night. Next day, Marshall ad- are to those to whom she is social- = "- J -- ' ' ' ly indebted." St^^^^P^*,—«-^» S^KfKsSii "''"-'•••••- S~J°, U J s ^i.. ^hereupon Flanders; Condon Case May n» Abandoned New Jersey Rep. J. Parnell "supers." the "dupera." »>« „. lossals." and whatever th« plural of "stupendous'' is. That sort of stuff don't go any more," fogged the PA. "We have _ , . entered a new era of down-to-earth Dr. Jordan , K unable >x> ] language. Like you newspaper guys individual questions from we are jsimpiifyin' things." ' Of course, all that i s somethiriz like launching a .social revolutin^ You can't do a complete lurn-abou? and linish the job in five seconds Or ten, even. Take the ««*m on the menu under the heading "Displ&r No. 19." "Nfisled by the world's foremost clown stars, misdirected and [»«- herriiiBed. the lOO funsten of tha greatest show on earth earnestly and frantically present that virile, sentimental. heart-warming and soul-shattering two-taced epic nl the Badlands, the thre«-]*gged hoss-opry, "Westward Whoa.'' Or, "X X X only John Ringling North's persuasion brings to Amer— for the first time th* up«id« readers - However, each day he will ^T' cne 0( tne most frequently asked questions in his column QUESTION: Is low blood pressure a serious condition? ANSWER: with the exception of Adtiison's Disease and a few other rare conditions, low blood pressure in not serious, nor Is it » sign or a serious disease. 15 Years Ago In Blythevill From the files of May 20. 1923 there appears this item: "Mrs. Jim- Glence Hotel, the Invitations In a contest participated In by all ! ^-^"^ ~ inco «P ar »W. .fefe- ;udent s of the senior high school r «*">?,'«- tn e greatest Jtiggier of all gressmeu mere for quite a while J n a contest participated tn by all ! ^^ I I don't describe every movement I students of the senior high school ! T^ .! to spokesmen." said Marshall. "I J °hn Holland and E.- B. Rogers r.,, still have a few confidential mo- w °» first prizes for writing the best! or , lhl ments in life." essays on "Thrill" j artists of th ie man who walks on hii forefinger." Or. i: the feature importation *f the century - - jneomparabk ,t»4t- ments in life." The real reason for use of the broke In with, Harry catn?" "Is It hara-kiri, or I 'the most daring Hioh i«r« essays on" "TnrilL" " " j a ""« <" «»e ages." .„. ^ ... ..... Mrs. B. A. Lynch will serve as), ^ ot . [0 me "tion the ••magnificent, government's official guest home President of the Senior High | « leld( ««>P'c finale XXI with I for distinguished visitors is that it's ' Schot>1 Parent Teachers Association ' ove 'y debutants anil careening the only bit o! u S propertv where ! for the comin « y ear - ? S> dowa 8 e ". fabulously and ' - - '- • - *" lre l Miss Betty Lee McCutcheon r«- 'anlasiicall.v attired in rainbow turned to St. Mary's school in. hues ' a " enthralling eirtravag«iM. Memphis after several daw visit of Braceful grote-5<juerie« and sirirl- ' ' ' n I inn rhvihm." j — .'» \j. kj. i/'^j'vitv win're conferees can get refreshments late at night, in case the sessions last! „ . <=---, ^^..v. L.,^ ^^aiuiifi lasL f^rnell long and the conferees feel faint. JN^HOLLYWOOD -----MCKENNEY ON BRIDGE gngement to Michael North Is not ladlurrT this a publicity stunt, and that they'll be married when she returns from with personal appearence tour Jack Benny.'Tm sorry we to wait." she told me. "but both Mike and I felt this tour was too valuable /or me to pass up. We haven't changed our wedding plans at all." Maureen O'Hara has a letter from a navy radar operator in Manila Informing her that she has been selected the "Queen ot Tal- ampulan In the district of Busu- anga in the province of Palawan " ..What'j about Vic Mature the Laguna Well, any- I Sacrifice Bidding By Willism E. McKcnnpy America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service (Bungle. want her bungle, bungle in the Jungle. they At a recent luncheon of movie moguls It was agreed that there are not more than 10 stars In Hollywood today who. on Hie strength of names alone constitute solid box-office draws. however, could agree on running for a scat in Bench city council this fall? he probably could out-act body in town. New Co-Star For Red RED SKELTON may still talking about but the studio make a Him team of Red and »L ~ ~ ~ u <>••" mieiiiu:)^ Larry Parks' wife Betty Garrett J no "8ht must be to make your con- Warner Brothers is paging Jim ,' , lo » r nament bridge you ni " 5t Play for the maximum num- — •-,,,, fj,, lft 3.111,1 ot>ci ill UHfJ) Vl.^il, " c with her parents Mr. and Mrs. O. t ln K rhythm.' W. McCutcheon. See there? Changing times have wrilUn W! way it occurred. Declarer won the j IT"' I3 " glla * e - Ant! having "writ." opening spa de lead with the king ,,7 ?"' M and led a diamond, which East I V hopf ' von with the ace." Then he cashed the queen and jack of spades. East knew that ' declarer's diamond suit was ser ing play in tournament bridge H« up. and he could see that South led the king of hearli had to have the ace of clubs to Declarer attempted 'to offset th. Read Courier News Want AdJ. Justify his binding. Therefore, his only hope of de feating the contract was to find play by refusing to win with dummy's Me, but East continued with " heart. West played the queen Although rubber bridge and tournament, bridge use practically 1 j the same Allies and the same scor-; really j ubber , . ~ . - ~~ ""-T iu i»iu " i.soji. w t;j,t, piayea tne nueon est with the queen of hearU; i and declarer had to win. Thus the so at tnis point he made what nine of hearts, became an entry to might be termed a good defensive ihe West hand, and all declarer Play in rubber bridge, and a dar- could do was to cash eight trieks 5N may still be ' me rules anri lne same sc leaving M-G-M : ! ng "''P 1 for game they are re has big plans to j l . w ° different games, in rut earn of Red and . b j' d . 8 _?.. > iollr .""<• *"« foren Backus aftcr seeing the comedian,! in a sneak preview of his movie debut, "One Last Fling." • • stop >er of tricks. bidding plays Tops on lc« HORIZONTAL '.« Pictured Canadian ice star I II. ".u umciing piays an Im- ice star part in tournament bridge. 13 IntersticM example, your vulnerable 34 Un<-i<iEo,- From every stop en route to ' nnnnn » . New York, ihe Riu i5 ro thers sent ! «nrt ™,, • i c < four ncarts a wire lo their agent. Lou Irwin, i ii you k '"! , s " r . c !' lcy ca " make with the identical message: "What ; ^^^^r 'tricWp^s ^' pSs have you hour?" done for us the past j for After seeing Clifton i Nobody, i Webb in "Sitting Pretty." Pat the llsl|°' D ca dashed off a new SOUR. "I'm V vul , rable game, or a total of 10. MlRht be interesting for! the Best Baby-Sitter In Town" you readers to send along a list! ..Mc-lvyn Dciuglns- documentary on of 10 players whose names t marquee would Induce you take that first flaterlng step ward the wicket. Back-yard Beach ADD luxury note: Warner producer Henry Blankc has a real sand be.ich beside the swim- mlng pool in his back yard Preston Sturges has invented a new reducing food, and girl triond Frances Ramsdcn is trying u out . Greater love hath no woman. Irene Dunne Is tonkin* for molher hrrolc feminine pioneer role simiUr lo her p . lr | ln "Clmnrrcm." -^ for Uncle Sam. "Make Way for be released com- ic, I Youth." to | mercially Cathy O'Donnp.ll eloped with 1 film executive Bob Wylcr. slarlcdl a divorce and Ihcn reconciled before you could say "Farley Granger," Ihe rhap everyone thought she would marry. Married, almost divorced and reconciled in four clays is a record even j for Hollywood. It certainly qualifies as the most hectic honeymoon of the yrar. Both Surprised A K 3 83 * J.I * KQ1078 * AS Lesson Hand (Riibbcrl — N'eirher vul. Soul* I « 1 N'. T. 3 N. T Opcn West Pass Pass Pa.«s nR — Nnrlh 1 V 2X.T. Pass F.j.-H Pass Pass Pass 6M hell throw billing free copy of "Howl bclorc bridge. ° i 7"J' l m - v n ' u IHt(! ttlr: ""Ming on i today s hand, but that was the Uncloser 15 Genuine IS Press 18 Covers 19 Paid (ab.) 20 Completed 21 Preposition 22 High card 21 Seine 27 Fortification 30 Armed band 32 Editor (ab.) .1.1 Negative 34 Area measure 35 Symbol for tellurium 36 Animal .18 Ascended 10 Before 41 Weep 42 Size of shot 44 Soothsayer 48 Behold! 49 Winged 51 Olympian goddess 52 Silkworm SS Tell 57 She won the championship in the i!M8 Olympics R9 Grates 50 Having left a will VERTICAL 1 Stripe •2 Exists 3 Harvested 4 Courageous 5 Morindin dy« € Incursion 7 Airplane 8 Spain (nb.) 9 Ax-shapcd stone 10 Vegetables 11 Scatter 12 Transpose* (ab.) H Individual I 7 Onward 22 Mountain rrest 2.1 Type of tret i5 Compound ether 26 Very small 45 Eye (Scot.) 28 Blackbird of 46 Former cuckoo family 4T Garden tout 29 Neither 48 Native of 30 Golf term Latvia 31 Round.iry 4fl Arrive (afc.) (comb, form) 50 Meadow 37 Flower parts .M Interest (a*.) 3fl Metal dross 54 Era 43 Snare 56 Tensile <•) is a figure strength (»*.> skater 58 While

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