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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 26, 1948
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FAQK BX BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH OOOUXR MCWB CO. M. • 1AWU, Publteba JAiOM U TBRKOCFr, tutor MBk D. •OMAN, Witmer Co, New York. Chfcajo, Octroi*, •**r? Attmooo Except M Herod cl*« nutter it th« pott- tt BIrtbOTlUe, ArkizuM, under tct ol Con- Oototow ft, 1917. ftrr+i br «b« OalUd RATBI: % Mrrtar to Lh» diy o! Blythevill* or tup «burt*>.i town where curler wrvlce It m»ln- tafcMd, MB per WMk, or tes p«r month. By null, wtthic » radius ot 50 miles, MOO per year, $2.00 (or «tx months, (LOO for three rnonth»; by mall outside 50 mil* tone, »10.00 per year payable In tdvaaot. Meditation And br*»c hither (b* fitted c»lf, and 'kill It! •ad let m eat, and be merry . . .—Luke 15:23. * » » An ounce of mirth 1s worth a pound ol sorrow. —Baxter. Barbs One type of work dial doesn't pay Is laboring under the Idea that the world owes you a living. * * * A New Hampshire man lost his- scrue of smell. With campaign speeches coming W<M| like to know bow be went about It. • V • Elephant Steals Purse—headline. Are party finances low? • * *• TbU U the season of hop, skip and jump alt ever th« youngster who covers .vrnir front walk with chalk. * * * Many a grievance Is washed away with a little application of soft soap. Stalin- Wall ace Prescription Offers No New Remedies Premier Stalin has added his personal influence to that of his American Communist Party in support of Henry A. Wallace. At least that seems the most logical explanation for his announcement that he is willing to talk over in- tsrnational differences along the linos laid 'down by a candidate who is still a private citizen totally unconnected with this government. But before Mr. Wallace gets too choked up with emotion and humbleness over his solution of the crisis, he might remember that many of the remedies in his prescription for curing the cold war have already been tried. Mr. Wallace calls -for general reduction of armament ami the outlawing of all methods of muss destruction. That is an excellent suggestion, but not an original one. It is contained in the United Nations Charter. Air. Wallace should know why the efforts to carry it out have failed. If he doesn't, he might • read the recent report of the UN Atomic Energy Commission. Mr. Wallace urges a speedy peace with Germany and Japan. He might recall that the victorious powers have tried to draft peace treaties for Austria and Germany and have got nowhere, largely because of Russian reparation demands. Russia clings to a plan for Germany whereby the United States would, in e f- ftc , be paying reparations, by pouring millions m goods and money- into the western zone, while Russia took out mil- I'o.ns in German production from the east. When these difficulties are settled lln wT^ 11 gDvernme "t. Wallace or rion-Wallace, will be more than willing to close out the books in Japan „ W ?. fiecm to re «Il that this country «. | Russia goods related to war until , howl Mr. Wallace says that ne - th "°« the Soviet Union sh °» w m the mternal affairs of other ations or maintain mi.itary b .« The present American government has protested the interference andter roi-ism of Moscow-directed Communists ' d ^ the c » sla voment w ° UmHes by Communist backed by Soviet might The charges of American "interfer "" Whi * f' Wallace and the Soviet *overament have made have i n eV erv "» »>«ted to iwtance. where Communist aggression has threatened the "nminent overthrow of existing govern- Vr. Wallace wan t s - a re-established UK »*eno»r f w inter. national relief. That, too, k not a new 1<3««. One, important r«Mon why UNRRA WM not renewed w«» the Communist inai»t«nce on handling relief mpplies in the countries under Red control ^nd using them for political purposes. Examination of Mr. Wallace's other recommendation* would show that most of them had aUo been tried. This is not to say that they are not good recommendations, or that some past efforts to fulfill them have not been marred by bad judgment. But Mr. Wallace seems trying to give the impression that he has had a revelation qf the way to enduring peace. And Mr. Stalin has played up to him by implying that he never heard such good suggestions before. When one thinks how Moscow has treated the same proposals in the past, Me. Stalin's concila- tory reply, to tile Wallace program sounds doubly cynical. (ARK.)' COCTTCT VIEWS OF OTHERS Resuming the Offensive The State Department has our sympathy. It has been taking a terrific beating over the "peace talks" Incident. Mr. MolotoVs trlcK rendered American diplomacy vulnerable to the fears of allies, the suspicions o( the' uninformed, and the sharp questioning of the Informed, at home and abroad. Worst of all, It has put the Stale Department on the defensive before the world's hunger /or peace. w We believe II Is unnecessary for American policy to remain In this position. It can and should regain the offensive—not. merely against, the expansion of tyranny.'but against the pressures making for war. The United States cannot safely continue In retreat before n Russian offer to discuss peace—whatever the motive of that offer. To remain In that position will weaken the American case In every portion of the globe where, war-weary people are weighing the revival claims ol Communism and democracy. To remain In that position weakens the bipartisan foreign opl- Icy. opening It to political attacks which In thU election year could become doubly dangerous. In fairness to the diplomats, the public should not assume that" "peace talks" would necessarily mean peace. Democratic, statesmen are bitterly disillusioned by the results of all the postwar conference;, What positive action .Is open to America? At his press conference Secretary Marshall was asked if the United states would,-In consultation with the other great powers, join in discussions with the soviet provider! Mcsscoy.'came forward in a spirit of compromise .'-He said,-"Yes, of course, assuming that specific.' proposals were Involved and not general discussions." Why not turn this .position into atfirmaUve action? Why not ask the Kremlin if it has any specific proposals? . * There is reason to believe that Britain, Prance and the United States are convinced any genera! discussions with Russia will be more effective a year from now-after the West's economic and military position has been improved. By the same token, Ijiusla would reason that the sooner a diplomatic showdown can be arranged the better. And it may fea r partial settlements—where it would have little hope ol trading a concession in one area for an advantage In another. If this is . the situation, we may expect Russia to come back with further proposals for an over-all settlement. How will American diplomacy deal with such bids? They will !ook very attractive Co ordinary peace-hungry people, v.'ho love the word agreement and do not always look too carefully at the price of the prospects of fulfillment. If Moscow convinced that there is no'more profit In the cold war. should open up lull Wast with a peace offensive, what answer will, democratic statesmen make? Tho united States surely will not enter into a dea] to split the world with Russia. Washington fears any sphcres-of-influcnce showdown, it does not want to clai m „ sphere of Influence in the domains of Independent and.proud friends BUI It ciaes not want to be pushed out of Western Europe or eastern Asia. sc me realistic observers be- hove one o, the best hopes of easing Russian- Amencsn friction „ to |i mit the sphcrcj fluence of bo.h-wi.h as much distance „ poMlb!c between. This wil, bc come slmple fl[ ^ C Astern Europe as tlm „„., recovwy ^ Meanwhile Washington has™ answer for M os l cow-submit each issue to the United Nations and ab,d. * the decision. P or instance set up . ncu * tra, commtaion to watch the Greek border. Let a X-n-led Natkms commi5SMn won; mcnt for Austria. Carry out the p,an alrcady agreed upon for Tr.este. • This is technically „ good „„ B > enough Many specHic n u^ons couM be tos o,ved quickly If a new atmosphcre dcvelopcd , "* d.rect relations of Moscow and W.,sh,:, 6(ol Eicn the American arms P ro 8 ram alms at , omc eventual settlement, why not take some de,nu steps to explore that ground? Why not offer „ « experts from the two countries make preHm! "a"" m Th2t COU ' d bC d0nC WUh ° ul ' ™« Power ,r \ ' "* Mlrihl " 1 ««"• »>« Po«er union or any other present measure of resistance to Communist expansion -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE .MONITOR. SO THEY SAY We will not fa« dcmccrscy Oaspert of Sales Resistance MAT fc, iwt Nichols Learns the Difference Between PA's and APR A Experts THI DOCTOR SAYS Hemorrhoids, or p ti es . are enlarged or varicose veins lying at th* anus or lower part of the rectum. They usually come In clusters .net are soft and compressible. Thev occur most frequently during the 30s and 40's. Such thing* i, rhronle eorusljpa- J>n. severe coughing over > long period of lime, childbirth and muscular strain lend to brins on hemorrhoids. The presence of BT Marnuii W. .Vtrhol* (United Frew Staff rnn«ai»niia«4ll WASHINGTON, May X. (Vf)~ JInt Moran one* found a needle J» a haystack. He aold an Icebox it an Eskimo. He jot one ilde of hi« bac*| side blistered in California and «, T other side in Florida and had tku side expert* compart the two. I don't remember which tide won. Anyhow, Jim Moran wu a BMW agent. He was th* last of hl« kind. te*r told yesterday at the opening Mt- slon of the annual American Pub. lie Relations Association eonven. | lion here. To the APRA. way of : thinking, there's no »uch thing ai I * "press agent"—anymore. PA'« tr« | • couple of lost words that ought to Congress, Fear ing Loss of Farmers Votes, Stalls Attack on High Living Costs, and Cause of Strikes By Peler Edson NEA Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA) tough labor situation that The moit cynics have been predicting for the past year has now arrived. Strikes and violence ali over the place. A few major tie-ups avoided by the skin of your teeth. More tr*ub:e ahead. , Trying to blame all this on the lew Taft-Hartley labor law is nonsense. The unions would no doubt Ike to take their revenge on someone for the passage of Ihis act, but here are no strikes against the law itself. At the same tune, it should -- - _ . oe clear that the Taft-Hartley law I °° tne y further minimize the jm- hasn't brought the millennium of P°>ta»ce of the farm vote. This farm " ' vote "S still important to congressmen _ who coma from strictly "rural candidates had to bow low to get the farm vote. Even up to 1SI20 when it was Warren G. Harding who ran, more than half the American people lived on farms. Bui in 1948 all this has changed. By today's estimates, U. S. popu- .ation over 21 years of a»e i s divided roughly 50.000.000 ill cities, 16.OCO.OOo in small towns classified as rural non-farm, and only 14 000 000 rural. This accounts for a possible SO.OOO.COO voters. There is a catch in that the poll tax states still bar much of their population from voting. But these states are still largely .agricultural. labor peace. The primary issue in today's trouble seems to be a demand for wage increases or improved working conditions are secondary. So if anything can be ~donp to "remove the cause of the present labor unre.;t, tightening up on the labor laws might well be delayed till something is done about bringing down the cost of living. Farm Vote Myth Stalls Congress On this the Congress has been iomewhat backward. The excuse .{iven is of course that this if. an election year .and nothing should be done to upset the farm vote. Here you have one of the greatest myths in the whole book of political folklore. In 1893 when William McKinley was running, or in 1908 when It was William Howard Taft The two problems should no longer be considered separately. Smart farmers will admit privately that they know farm prices are now loo high. They would be satisfied with less. Expecl New Farm Statesmanship Even the ultia-c o n s e r v a 11 v e American Farm Bureau Federation leadership today recognizes that present farm price policies are courting disaster. Now that the federation has retired farm lobbyist Ed O'Neal to his cotton plantation and installed as president a progressive Iowa farmer in the person of Allan B. Kline, a new kind of farm statesmanship may be apparent, after election. Double parity formulas, trick conservation payments, unreason- . „. blood in the ! «i."J7"» " stool, without pain, 1, often the 5tly losl ', first sign of difficulty, if the cause I Tne reporter who goec to Leonard '- not removed at thlj time, bleed- I Hal1 on th * American Univ»ralty z nsiialK, „«.-,*<„,...- —j .,._ _, campus to cover the meeting had best watch his "P's" and "A'j " Otherwise he's likely to find a flv«. syllable word coming at him, point firsi. In fact, well—n some mistake. Acting like a reporter, I barged into the sanctum of the public relations folks and started to snoop around on *hy own. I was told it wai the decent thing to do to so down into the basement and register A. , Having filled out the cards <n'a«r I breeding, last time out. best tim« • t the shapely wooden horses that served >s tht desk.said: I'That will be S10. please/' "But," j protested, "I'm not going to the convention." "What are you doing here, then?" she asked from behind her orchid. _ -. —..^. ,. u nw iMna iniie, meea- ing usually continues and the clusters of veins become larger. May Crfue Anen S; There may be enough bleeding .o cause anemia, pain It rare, hut .he presence of hemorrhoids can help produce ulcers or cracks wnich are painful, clots may form inside the dilated veins. These can also be painful, but if they come on suddenly, they are usually gradually absorbed. External hemorrhoids cannot be treated by injection. Surgery Is the only method. The hemorrhoids - u _,. which lie internally, however can' brMrim S' las t time sometimes be treated bv Infection i under one mile ' e With this method, a solution con- ' youne lady heninc -.talnlng a chemical which causes *'""*'" ^""" "" the veins to be closed entirely is used which forms a. sort of "scar tissue inside the vein wall, in some caes, injection of the internal piles Is not advisable and surgical removal is recommended. 0 " c aa^u uom oemna rier orchid Piles are extremely common In \ " r tho »8ht maybe the public re- nvihzed society. The particular In- i la " ons People would like to have t (•»».,.» ..M.I. ,-._. .. protiuce little publici—public relations" - fluences which tend to piles—constipation, excessive muscular strain or chronic cough- should be corrected when possible If piles are present, regardless if le said. "You'll have to have •omebody okay this pass, she replied. - - -- —- i >.6«iuic^ r^i So J went upstairs and found th» whether or not they are causing ' Press ag—excuse, please—public-re- pam, it Is wise lo t^ke steps to cure nations man for the public relation! IVil*. nlluA....U npnnlr> unrl V»n «t»_^ ii_; _. districts. But based on the inter- and oh a national average city population should control 62.5 per cent of the votes in Congress, the un-al non-farm population should control 20 pet cent, the farm population only 11.5 per cent. Political dopesters don't present these through any desire to belittle the importance of the farmer. j Everybody needs food and plenty of : it. A sound farm policy is all-im- i portant. ' dpy l 'mor\ e "e i ieht°' Ci<Sn31r ' B ^^ '° I munlst Par ty and tightening up on i taming f armB prosperity th.T"to ^ikE*"" *™ "^ 5 '° P ^^ for the in- ) Someplace, sometime, somehow— is no point! somebody is going to have to get orner brofce j at the roots of labor trouble. Right .intry cousin ^ now those roots reach back to the farm and to too-high food prices. . den subsidy gimmicks thought' up during the depression need a complete overhauling, as pointed out in Pre.sidejit Truman's farm message to Congress the other day. But the President's message gave only a passing brush-off lo the need for revising farm policy to stop further inflation. If lhe country wants indusSivU ... ...„_ .v, l ^ rlt JLCpS LL» UUTIJ ... as soon as possible, although they do not lead to cancer. • • • Note: Dr. Jordan U tillable to answer Individual questions from readers. However, each dav he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions In hit column. QUESTION: Does overeaUne people and he fixed things up. "What," I demanded, "Is the difference between a press agent and a public relations man?" That pained look showed in tht man's eyes. "Look, mister," h« said, "I can see you haven't been around. A presi - tion, since the answers are not all j Who do you s known. Probably, but not certainly, ' most important n glandular trouble U not caused by , president of the corpora overeatln ' h« aslc»rt ' hoteP T 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— Miss Anna Mae Jones will .serve as president of the Red Pepper Club, an organization in Senior High School, for the coming year. Other officers to serve with her are Ann Tompkins. vice-president; Isabel Brandon, treasurer; Sarah Jo Little, secretary; Emmo Jo Hess, re- sir. The charwoman Is „,„,» ^,. portant. So are the bellhop, the chef and the room clerk. "Ever." he asked, -have to stand around while a couple of desk clerk* yip and yak as you wait for vour key?" : The reporter nodded. "Those clerks." he said, "hadn't been schooled in public relations " Amen. And what do the public relations people do when they get together, besides have benquets and listen (o speeches? Well, they trade ideas. One man was telline about nlarardm manager; Jane Kochtitzky, parli-! ™ elv] ""H* corner - Thf - 'ovely mentarian. Margaret Moore i, lhs nil Pro^Uon w ^M ™rSStaS" retiring . presdent. The new pledges are Doug_, „ ... wu .^umv j. nt nt TI ^iifimjcft ale 1JU13£ UQUK- peace, the place to begin is on the las, Patty Shkne, Martha Arm farm front. Outlawing the Com- > Lynch, Beulah Belle Bradley. Jose- r r i IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON N'EA Staff Correspondent *"*' *"•*'•*••* '^*~*"*~ HOLLYWOOD —<NEA> —Holly[wood finally has a studio boss more colorful thaii all of Its stars. Howard Hughes, new chief of HKO, i s the answer to a columnist's prayer for bright copy. His airplanes, his fortune. his romances, his eccentricities, and nisi sense of the dramatic turn every- r thing he does Into headlines. I'll never forget the first tlmei I saw him. We were passengers on a San FYancIsco-bound plane Only I didn't know it untii the plane landed. I was pu.-jled about the tall, lanky fellow who boarded the plane earring a paper bag and wearing a pair of dirty white tennis shoes, trousers and a coat crumpled 'Winter Meeting'." ; For he's a jolly good fellow ( rlept.: Evie and Van Johnson sent i Keenan Wynn a floral horseshoe when she started work wilji La- i raine Day in "My Dear Secretary." ! MCKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKenney America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service Guy Madison iussell. (Their tnd on like a Cr 73 Dream is back to Gail Houses Thw is the last of three articles giimg you a glossary of the terms used i n bridge. Revoke—To fail, when able to do so, to follow suit, or to lead or Phene Johnson, Frances Holland, Jane Brans-on, Burlelle Bradley, Mary Elirabeth Borum and Elizabeth JfcClean. Prom the Courier files of May 26. 1923—"J. Mell Brooks, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, is in Memphis attending a Chamber of Commerce meeting as the guest of the Chamber there. It is confidently expected that the genial secretary make a hit in some way while there, if no .other, in eating ice cream cones. He holds the Blytheville belt, now with two dozen to 'his credit with one silting. Mr. Brooks may come home with the Tri-State Medal, if the cones are provided." . for the hat people. Another bit of "promotion" professes to show how women can fore* men to switch from cigarettes to cigars. You have cartoons with th« gals holding their noses while their men puff on cigarettes. "Smoke cigars," it says under tht drawing, "less offensive." I reckon that's promotion, «!! right, at that. white shirt and no tie. be sold to ra 'se funds for charity., There' were two peanut butter I • -Another aftermath to "Sitting! sandwiches and an apple In the i Pretty '" Joh " Boal nns written a! bag. He ate one of the I e ab y- sltter 5 °»S. "Two O'clock I Congressman We're finally getting i (ant "Going My Way." protes- At least paper bag. He ate one of the i sandwiches and he was still carry- Feeding." ing the paper bak when he got off the plane and stepped In / s limousine longer than the Golden Gate bridge. "Who Is fellow-?" r askcrt A stewardess smiled and said •'Tim's millionaire —Howard . . ....... _.._ ,,... JO „ HiiBhos," «• I minister, Shirley his daughter I couldn't he!p remembering the 1 Clark. Gable and Marie Windsor pair of dirty white tennis shoes have discovered each other, arid the paper bag with the sandwiches when Howard wrote that check for £8,825.690 for the controlling block of 523,020 shares of Vulnerable—Having won a game towards rubber. . rti ,, , . . .-.---I Yarborough—A hand which con- penalty ditected when pla y'"2 a j tains_no card higher than a nine. What an exploitation campaign ! Ruff — T " Crump a lead of plain.! — ._. Selznick's "Mr. B 1 a n d i n E s ; S ' A Cross Ruf ' occ urs when each j Builds His Dream House 11 is set I partner '« ad -' a suit which the ting. Seventy-three Blandinss ° „ can nlff ' See Over-ruff. Dream Houses are going up all ' (a s "'"— When holding two over the country to raise interest! ?* more '' villniri i! card s of a suit, to In the film. Then the houses will i lei j£ thc !" Bjl - , Secondary Bui—A bid made by a player who has previously passed. I See Saw—A cross ruff. Sequence—Two or more cards in proximate relation as to denomination. Shift—To bid or lead a different suit. Short Suil—One in which t.iie Pine Bluff Navy Veteran Held on Morals Charges PINE BLUFF. Ark.. May 26. (UP1 —Los Angeles. Calif., officials i en route yesterday to return Et\ Truman Ashcraft, 20. to face j separate charges of statutory rape. Ashcraft was arrested here yesterday after officers received war- Inwino- ,-,» ranis from the Los Angeles County , I , , - sheriff's office. Police Chief Met Underlrlcks—Those won by th* | Galligher said he was holding th. opponents beyond their bood. j man on bonds of $2,500 and $5,000. He said Ashcraft was discharged from the Navy two months ago and had been employed In Pine Bluff since that time. HORIZONTAL 1,8 Pictured U.S representative 14 Interstices 15 Involve 16 Chilled 17 Domesticated 19Therefor« 20 Vulgar lellow RKO- stock. Short Title: "Fan" Ty Power's co-star in "Lady Windcrmcrc's Fan" may be Norma Shearer. Negotiations are eoing on fn r Norma to return to lhe screen In the film. The new version of the old play will be titled simply "The Fan." tlon.ild II.IK lo ve different Kurnpcan rthtccLi lir his role In "The Girl From .fonos Brarh." He'll probably use thrm all, offslace, trylnpt in rnnvlnfB .ranc Wyntan to drop that divorce suit, Suit—One of such length Latest publicity stunt may find Red Skelton being "elected" lo the board of directors of the Fuller Brush Company. To plug "The Fuller Brush Man," of course. learn A feminine visitor on the set of ."Drums Along lhe Amazon" made a big hit wllh George Brent by telling him (hat she always remembered him for his perform- j snce in "One Way Passage,, and that the remark of the picture, ."Till We Meet. Again," was no where Sh 23 Self 24 Hypothetical force luiie 55 Compass point . j| " alf an em Ten t. . j., „ 10 Consumed -'art _. „.. 28 Lord Provost fab.) 29 Chairs 31 Partners Mimic Author Blake, who opened recently, has a new impression of Belle Davis, which begins: I "Cm so nervous. You'd t» (oo, « you KM! rcirt th* revltwi «t lion.. Solid and strength as to be pr'aclicaUy .sure of winning every trick in that suit. Slopped (suit)—A guarded suit. Stopper—A guarded card. OJ rarincr! Takc-oul-The overbidding (in a | 33 Female deer diilerenl suit) ol partner when no! -,1 winniViri » adverse bid has intervened. I «">"«"« Part Tenace—A card with the next I „ Tnii higner card but one, or the next I Jn TV, lower but one, of the same suit. J, f>- * 4' Major tenace, ace-o.ueen; minor Luminutive tenace, king-jack; double tenace ,, ' umx ., ace-queen-ten; imperfect' tenace "t-omparatlv* -™- 1 "- 1 ' king-ten. ' ^, suRix the lead—Playing a * 3 He "Presents (ab.) VERTICAL 1 Jamaica island group 2 Roofed passage 3 Shepherd's pipe 4 Staff 5 Chemical suffix 6 Tardy 7 Jump 8 Sharp . 10 Consumed 11 Infrequent 18 Pronoun 45 Twisted 21 Takes oftens« 47 Fruit drinkt ' 22 Mexican 48Abraham't dishes horn« 25 Shop 49 Cavil 27 Of the cheek 50 Pitcher 30 Fuss JIMenlallr 3? Flap sound 3.t Shrewd J^So {Scot J 36 Drenches S3 Indistinct 38 Kitchen too) 57 Credit (ab.) 59 Mixed type Powell starred in the orlnlnal, If ail (he cijareU mnnufactuKd In the U. S. in I'm were laid end to end they would extend for 16,000.000 miles, or ft*o times r.round tht earth'» equator. of that suit higher" tiiari the" nine,"" i 52 Employs Two-suilrr-A hand containing i 54 Pu" two sHit.s both strong enough for '• 55 Nalive of an original bid. • ', Denmark Unblock—Getting rid of high. 56 Bridgeholdirtj cards,so as to woid being left in 58 Mourner th« lend. 1 60 Natural fal* r- Uncfc f^tf—fo duck wham Jol-1 61 First .readjrj L „ ... ---- "^utii i u > I3 Salllng vesse!s 39 Contenders

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