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BLYTHEVriXE COURIER NEWS m* ocxnm mm oa JL W BAUU8, FuUtaM* JMJOH L. notaoev, MOL fr BUMAK, "—"•*-< fUpreMnt*tlv M : Co, Kcv York, Chkaco. OctroM, Afternoon except 8uad»r •* ucotxi cl»M autt«r »t ttu pott- •t HtjrtlWTilM, Arkuiut, under *ct ol Con», ItlT. •wed b> Uw United •CBaCRJPTION RATES: to Oat dtj ot SJyUMrlll* or any town wb«r« arrter Mrrie* !• m»ln- tallied. Me p«r weet 01 (Se per month, By null Within a radius ot SO mile*, 14.00 per ytwr, $2.00 for lix month*, $1.00 for three monthi: bjp «»11 outside M mil* lone, $10.00 per year Meditation • PcfMeaUona, iMIlcUeM, which eunc unto me »t Aattoch, at Itontnm, at Lvitra; what peraecu- 11 •>fcr»«: hit wit *T them aU Uu Lord d«•^-H Timothy Jill. • t « Thou are never at any tune neared to God .than when under tribulation; which He permits tor UM purification and beautifying of thy soul.— Mollnc*. Barbs T** que»t!on before Ihe house Is when will they come down to a price where Ihe average per- un c&n buy one? * * * ^ You ncrer know whether to take some poll- tfcUni at thetr lace or tvro-fteed value. ~'~. * *. * A protestor says grade school teachers should know 4000 words—and Junior says "study at home" should not be among them. * * * A man who married three women claimed In- unity. Any argument? * * * Blowouts axe certain to make a lot ol tournlng plans fall flat thta summer. UN Delegate Austin Stays Respite His Difficult Role To reporters wlio asked him if it were "true that he was going to quit his United Nations post, Warren Austin gave this amiable but pointed answer: "If you f**k me whether I have resigned, I ! haven't. If you ask me whether I am go[ Ing to resign, I am not," .That is as definite a statement as «nyon« «ould ask. Yet it is not surprising that rumors to the contrary hav« .. b«m circulating. For Mr. Austin's ref cent diplomatic role has been most diffi- . cult and embarrassing. : Ai America's top man in the United , Nations, it was his assignment last year ' to put through the UN Commission'* • proposal of partition in Palestine. Even after our government came out for partition there were a good many - reluctant members that had to b«- i brought into line. This was accomplished—and, according to reports, not al- •wmys on the high plane of polite diplomatic language. At any rate, there is i little question that the final partition vote was largely the result of American influence. That was in November. Then, in March, it was Mr. Austin's unhappy lot j to have to go before the Assembly and '. try to argue just as persuasively against partition as he had in favor of it less ' than four months before. Mr. Austin didn't make the policy, but he had to ' make the speeches. . The argument prepared for him had more loopholes than logic, but he *ave it » good try. Right down to the wire he i f eld out for trusteeship and other Impi Jess proposals. ; Mr. Austin was spared the crowning embarrassment. Apparently he thought ^ that when he had made his final pica ; »gamst setting up an independent Jew; »h state at this time, has voice was : speaking his government's last word on the matter. So he was not in-the General Assembly chflinbfcr u.'ho« n-m-j } * *«"n/ci waen void came ; that the United States had recognized ; ye Jewish state—10 minutes after its > independence was proclaimed! Mr. Austin has been present i to try to answer unanswerable «rh A S ,' t0 UStCn l ° « arc ««c Jokes of ±:^ eg ^, ahout . A ->--»^p<o- No wonder, then, that, there were J"«* that Mr. Austin migh t re gn h st.ckmg to his Job he scemg to h *, e J^ fr °m a rugged sense of loyalty. He is only the mouthpiece for his KOV «rament' s policy, arid the UN delegates wderauad that. Still, there can h * rd | to be , personal feeling of humilia- »nd loss of piestige after the ner- fonunce he had to give. • ~- * nbMy Mr ' Austin hw s*ved his ' tw«nm»ent t further embarrassment , "7 «Uying O n instead of resigning as an —^—'—— ,£ test. For him and for other of our diplomatic representatives who have recently had the rug pulled out from under them, we can only hope that they may be spared a repetition of that experience. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Being Nice to Uncle John As negotiations for a new coal miners' contract got under way, nothing could have been more certain to put the operators on the spot than the government's request th:tt Justice T. Alan Goldskorough dismiss the contempt conviction and no-strike injunction against John- L. Lewis and the UMW. Nor was anything more likely to inflate Mr. Lewis' pomposity even further. The govA-nmcrl's intent was obvious. But one would think that by this time the federal legal eagles would have learned that when they try to do something nice to keep Uncle John in h good humor, the old gentleman will usually respond by kicking the government and the public in the teeth. VIEWS OF OTHERS Who's Out of Step? American opuonenls of peacetime conscription frequently argue that the demand for It is the result of an hysterical fear of war. European nations which are much closer to Russia, they say, have no such fear and are much less wrought up'over military plans. The element of fear cannot be precisely measured. But as to the dralt, Europe certainly is ahead of us. So Is almost the whole world. Ol S4 nations with military establishments, 4a rely on some form of compulsory service, according to the United States News. in spite of a desperate manpower shortage In ils industries, Great Britain is calling up all . Us 18-year-olds for 32 months service. The service term in France now is only 12 months, but It is expected that it will be raised to 18. Russia, of course, has conscription, putting its young men Into uniform on their nineteenth birthdays; Italy calls them up at 20. In fact, only the United Slates, the Dominican Republic, Australia, Canada, India and New Zealand today are without any form of conscription service. In recognizing the need of the times, the united States certainly w m not be getting out of step : with • the- nations of the world, democratic or totalitarian. —St. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Inflation Hits the Elderly The necessity for checking Inflallon it Illustrated by the report of the Advisory Council on Social Security set up by the Senate Finance Committee. The Advisory council points out that under the present rise in prices the Government's old ige »nd survivors insurance Is Inadequate for the security of mast of its beneficiartet. Accordingly, the Council recommends clunges that would have the effect or practically doubling ih« Government's pensions during the lirst few years. As the Social security System is young, taxes paid by employer and employee are no w bringing in a surplus, and it ran stand a revision of Its bookkeeping. But ij prices continue to rise and again sharply cut down the value of pensions, the Government cannot soon consider another doubling of Its payments. Meantime, many of the private pension plans are suffering from the loss of their purchasing power, »nd have n;. relief | n prospect such as is proposed for the Government's program. Altogether the pension pvovis.ou for old age which has developed in the Untied Stnlej n, the last dozen years Is the most extensive the world has ever seen, and it deserves safeguarding from loss through Inflation. Beyond that, there are th c bonds and mortgages, the savlnes accent, of millions of men and women, and the Government s ,ving, 5 bonds to- tallmg over SM.CCO.OOO.OOO. all of which tat heavily through the 60 per cent climb In prices during the past seven years. They win lose still more l, the inflationary trend increase, -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Seems to Get Wrapped Up in Everything Nowadays FRIDAY, MAY 28,1948 Russians Urged to Take-Up With United States Lend-Lease Settlements, End of ERP Sabotage Slate Department having rejected Premier Stalin's okay on discussing Henry Wallace's list of differences between this country and Russia, the next step should be naking a li s t of .Issues that could oe talked about. Official objection to the Wallace Stalin list Is that it consists of terns "of intimate and compelling .nterest 10 many countries." What he u. S. government Ls apparently willing to talk about are controversies primarily aflecling these two countries only. On such a list, to begin with would be the Jll.ooa.COO.oOO worth of lend-Jesse supplier furnished Russia during the war, plus some $234,- COO.COO worth of aid given since V-J uces last July. Molone session, then in Paris :oulcr olov attended withdrew. from then on the Russians have taken no part themselves and thej> have not allowed their satellites to take part. Instead, these countries set up the Cominform for the announced purpose of preventing the success of the Marshall Plan. Only a complete reversal of this policy could be considered a sincere demonstration of a Soviet desire to co-operate. The U. S. has persistently tried to make an agreement for civil air traffic between the two countries, to permit U. S. airlines now operating to Europe and Asia to toucn Ru.'sian pom. All such overtup-s i. TU- TI o *- . *vu.-omu (JU113. AU U. Ihe U. S. has asXed no pay- I have beer, rejected ?£" .Ir' ?nii C '5f '""l,^ during| i Tne U ' S ' government has sought I rSn t Y. lncludln S H.OOO plane.;,! lo arrange tor the exchange of nub£$l EwC? M 8 ' 000 ,™^ ve -lotions, scientists artists a°d *"les. Any items of use to the Rus- , students. Instead of meeting thes" sian civilian economy, however, were to be settled for at "fair 1 value. Up to January 1S47 the Russians ignored four requests to settle. Negotiations got under way in April of that year. Since then "the Russians have refused, to present an inventory and have refused to accept the principles of lend-lease settlements with other countries. So the deal is still stalemated. Russia Must Stop ERP Sabotage A second and still more important item concerns Russian obstruction of Hie European recovery program. While this concerns other advances half way, the Soviet Union has done everything it could to further isolale her people from culiural contact with Ihe world outside the Soviet orbit. The U. S. "Voice ot America" radio programs and the U. S. government - published magazine "Amerlka"—printed in Russian for distribution in Russia—have stuck lo factual presentation o( life in America. Controversial issues have been avoided. In response. Soviet propaganda at home and abroad has always been violently and abusively anti-American. The United stales is pictured lapse. Until this attitude changes, it is considered hopeless to achieve more friendly relations. List of Broken Agreements h Long At Yalta an agreement was made for exchange of nationals liberated by Soviet and American forces. U. S. repatriation teams have been refused access to American citizens liberated by the Russians. The list of other agreements made by the Russians at Yalta and Potsdam is long. The list of these agreemenls not kept is almost John L Lewis' Heart of Coal May Be on the Bituminous Side Sunday School Lesson By William I. Gllroy, D. D. ( "* have lost m.v hold on God * By Harmon W. Nichols United Press SUM Correspondent WASHINGTON. May M.-lUP) John L. Ifxts is supposed to near a heart at coal. Well, it must b» made of .so/t coal. a woman recently, o^«»,,, K out of a deep sense of frustration and sadness, She was the victim of an incurable disease, not fatal, but subject to control and very strict regimen. In addition she was denied She outlet and meatw of relief He likes people. Particularly kids. But more about the human side of the news later. For years, the mine Union chief has been known around the newspaper cily room a deep-thinking, hard-nosed, thunder-tongued, and frequently grim fellow. He was so good at ducking the photographer! Hfter a session with the coal opera- iura :ne outlet and meatw of relief *'"•' * session with the coal opera- that mean much to many suffer- i lois " ut the best shot the thutter- ers. Her eyes were bad. and she i dickers could get was a shadow of could not read to any extent. She' nis bac k sld «- In Iront of important was shut out from the worlds of I P«>ple, he called John Nance Oar romance, adventure, aod beauty '""" '''"" "" "'"" <->-•• through which most ill persons ner, rhen the "labor-baiting. vice president, a whiskey-drinking, find relaxation and escape. poker-playing evil old man." Everything combined to induce] But '">l many hours ago, John a condition of physical and nervous breakdown, in which her re- In God, that llgion and faith , should have been her stay and [ lhe Kentucky papers where one ' Le\vii relaxed. I got most of .,,, story from a small friend of his. happened to read in one of .uiuuju jj<i»c vceu ner stay and [ "• "miutay papers wrwre one support had become blacked out.' Paul E SS'un. aged 14, of Harlan And the consciousness of this] Co "a'i'. Kentucky, in Ihe heart of seemed to be troubling her more \ the coal Jie 'n down • there, had than her physical disabilities. For 1 kn <x*ed over 35,000 other kids, in t she hart lost the power and will spelling bee. — Paul, the notion saM was an w to conquer with the loss ot her sense of God. Manifestly, her case called for something more than the skill of medical doctors. But w' * '. could I, as a professed physic..:i of souls, say to help her restore , the notice said, Washington on sponsorship of the Knoxville, Term., News-Sentinel 8i a dark horse In the national word hoe-dcwn Friday. "Get that boy on the phone," barked Lewis to a hired hand in his I,.- v,.ii i i r. j .. j .i-oiuic ^n.ncu !,;:»•» iu a mteo. naiid in his ^ if she was kf'goon llvir? "wfh i me-lia "™ '""' '° C ° mC * ere lm ' ' tell him to wait—I'll go to see him.'' 1 Certainly I could not speak to her In pleasant and honeyed words, out of my own compara- health and untried ively good faith. One who would help his fellowmen in need and distress ist ever bear in mind the parable in those four f mous fines: "The toad knows beneath the harrow Just where e»ch tooth-point goes: The butterfly upon the road Preaches contentment to that toad." One must meet such > situation as if It were his own, not minimizing In any way its depth of tragedy or attempting to make A few minutes later. Paul, who goes to school in Ber.ham, Ky., walked into Lewis' offi«>—rigl-.t through all the attendants with haicily a question asked. "I'm glad lo see you, young man," said John, cracking a smile. "I understand you outfoxed the other kids in spelling down there. I used to be pretty handy ds a speller my- "How do you spell 'cataclysm'?" asked bright young""boy In the sports jacket and yellow shirt, "That's the word I won on." "Now, no\v." said Lewis, jput- terins a little. "It's been a long time. C-a-t-a-1 — -some th I n ,, ,~. - ~ ,, ' n ~ ..loi^ Luir. v^-rt-L-H-j—j> o m e L n i n z or light of what is really dark and other. Look here, I just throw out ""•""" the five-bit. I don't have to know lYiini. mcii, curl onp xav ann ririT i *~ ' -- it ; tv, -- do what, then, can one say and do? i how (o spell 'em " lf help is to " A " right '" said come, It must be from those who have been in i similar situation but have not their faith. H".>.lp he had the upper hand, "how about 'idosyncrusy'?" The mine boss fiddled with tha'g ™,. t V l ' ' os -' i e with tha must come from those who, one tor R minute or so and loule under the deepest sufferings and trials, have given the richest and truest witness concerning the re- snd His abiding ality of God, presense. Who are these, and how did they conquer? First of all, T think, the Master Himself. And prayer was aBtcddciuji jim Kept is almost its i ^"a^* .miiacii. prayer was long. Most of these violations con- H!s Greatest resource and power. cern other countries. But American " In those da >'s." .we «re told. "He went into the -mountain, and continued all night in prayer to God,' If He needed prayer, how much more do we! and Russian interests are in direct conflict in Korea. Germany and Austria particularly. Establishment of a democratic and free Korea has been blocked by the Russians at every turn. This is highlighted most recently by refusal to allow the northern, Russian zone to take part in recen; elections under the United Nations, and the shutting off of power generated in the northern »3ne /or distribution to consumers in the U. S. T southern zone. Writing ol an Austrian And is there not Inspiration and nelp in the lives of thosi following in the Master* footsteps through prayer »nd conse it up with a "c-y" at the end. Paul's mom and step-dad and his teacher, Mrs. C. L. Griggs, beamed with pride. The kid seemed more interested in a trinket on Lewis' desk, it was a tiered ashtray mad» of anthracite and inscribed to "John L. Lewis." The thing was presented to Lewis five years ago by some miner friends and has been in an honored spot on hi* desk ever since. "You've spelled me down, son," he said, pulling a paternal hand cratlon, have similary conquered in every situation? Read what Paul has said in the closing verses of Romans 8. Here Is the greatest help that one can get. , 111 JTilUI 3 -fXIJlllJ who. don't you take this ashtray along as a souvenir? it's a present." Paul kind of. blushed and said "thanks." , won and came back with a heart ' which Roet ruffed with the live of 15 Years Ago In Blythevilh treaty has been urged by the United I whlch ! States ever since the end of the i trurn r >s war. it has been blocked by thi ! Next he led a smal1 diamond and Russians, though negotiations are ' We5t : 5 ! >1 "' his honors. He put on still under way. Organization of Germany as a __ es , sle , Sue J" n ' or Arwood will head School graduat- IN HOLLYWOOD the jack and' Roet had to win in I 1 ", 8 . clB5s of 52 mem bers this year f - ^, __„__ •• —v» «••« "111 til dummy with the ace. The small club came back. Roet iine&sed the BT ERSKINI JORNSON NEA SUff Correspondent against German and Japanese gressiori has been spurned th \ ~ .rv^j~~' ,"' " "" ~" v " ; that South held only the ace-king- queen of trumps. Roet won cash*!S^^^'SS^ii l ^SSSSiSSSSSSi, ed tne ackj ° f clllbs ""d lea t*« club deuce. West ruffed with the total of 81 A's. Mary Eunice Layson is the second honor win ; graduate with 52 A's. I Miss Junior High School. Miss — j ,. v „.,., point Eve'yn Smart, will be introduced was a small spade, because he knew " l , e graduation exercises by Mrs. MCKENNEY ON BRIDGE wood's smart set—the Bob Hope of the writers' annex. writing ond directing Hollywood movies ("The Lost Weekend." and soon to be released, "The Emperor Waltz"). ..„__. ,.„...., • be Just another routine He been jotting down Wildcr's without "a smash bang c » -; Second Hand Low nh Park in the Canadian : n , p. , . ho6s Hen- ! Defeats Double , H ° Ch '? s t y tC " mg 5tUciio ry Gmsbcrg tn;!t lnc tilm eight of over-ruffed R. I. Haley principal of Junior High. Jane McAdams will play 2. piano solo and after the talk « Bessie Sue Arwood, Leon Browrl will sing a solo. Cecil Shane will . would ; musical! When S. P. Eagle, the producer. Wilder wired him: "Your marriage, his left the town S. P. errblcss. riKUL, ui spanefi, KOBL over-ruiied "'" *" l b « soio. uecu Shane will with dummy's jack, cashed his ace: present the diplomas. The honor and king of spades and led thc six i was centered upon him because of clubs. West had to ruft and ! he is the mayor of the town, lead away from the queen-six i T he Junior Red Cross of Sud- of diamonds. Thus declarer -made! bury school had a picnic last night the king and the ten-spot and his: at Walker Park, contract. I In a series of 20 tests given on The interesting point Is that If; the new arithmetic work in Miss West had violated the rule of sec- ; Sunshine Swift's room. Russell ond hand low and won the first! Farr made the highest rating with club trick, he could have led the Betty Lou Cramer second and j second heart, which Roet would Lloyd Ward third. ] have had to ruff. Then when East Mr. and Mrs. George Cross hav« Tournament players all over the I Bot in with the king of clubs, he as their guests. Mr. and Mrs'. A. L mntry are beginning to know Leo • could have led the third heart and , Sander of Russellville, Ark who' •Oet of New York City. His work, again ruffed Roet down. i formerly lived here '' ' "porting comr •....< . ... 1 use, i Iot; of tnwcli ng. and like many other SO THEY SAY in<r around the Paramount lot,. . - tir - — ""* with a friend when they were ', ° uslness mc ". Roet likes to plan! startled by a great comotlon on ' s tnps according t o the tourna-1 the RKO studio lot next door. The _ - • Roet gave me today 1 Umeos ». e mobilize our votes and elect men and women to Congress who represent the of labor, it will be a rare union two years from now that will be able lo stand up under the blistering Attack we can expect from (lie National Association of Mam.facturcvs.-Jack Kroll, CIO political action director. The re-establishment of normal trade relations to Munu.) to worid economic recovery. AmcrlM11 firms «,ll make thru- own contracts with European purchasers.-Paul. G. Hoffn,an. KA Admiim- walked on, if you lived in a better Robert Benchley once spoke, in Conductor Wall Stre-ters are hdl-bcnl upon depressing "What no you mean?" as'— thc puzzled friend. ''\VcJl," salrf Billv *'thc film will * *iim vait^i, «»!* \iu ^uumi^* a*,v-/v. • have so much [uni;us it will be ••• Mar >' Pickford and Buddy Ros- i n •• ers are Europe bound for a tw'O-1 Lois Andrews, still yearning for, a film career, will do summer stock.! P iHoM Philip Murray, president, CIO. As I see it, Pr.le,t,r,e might be the 5 , point, /or another «r.- Rep . Charles Eaton ,R, of New Jersey. • « . The reason most of us are not physically fa is that we are too lazy to lake care of ourwlves.- t Trmrjin. ^ plot. Billy said: 'fl's the only music- made in llollvwonri In v hotly wanls to pel an with Iturbl." : T)) ,. x , )( . r t m ents conducted at in eel SIB Rinnan, one of his Cornell University, scientists have I A None* ¥ AKQ 10 9754 * HS _ *K 105 Roel * A KQ53 V N'one « K74 * q .1 9 R i Tonrnamenl—E-W vul. Vorth Easf 2 A 3* Pil5= •! V Double Pass Pass Pas': 2S ... ,«i OIK numan, one ol his Cornell University, scientists have I — jauwuc actors. t o play the ro'.e of f olm <| that (hose who rtrlnk coffee plunge (o four hearts, as lone as i a dog psychiatrist with nine cros- to keep awake must drink a cup-i lie intended to bid it anvway You .by and Josn Fontaine In "Wallz," : fu | cvcry hol , r or so . |«ill note that at one point Roet W.Wcr called Si? up and Mid: : „ . could have been pjss'd out, at »t -S rt Pail \v[th ft lUll^t ^rlln ^tlH ...l^ ~il..- «•:_.' fllr^o «na/1/-p U« 1. ^ J -j "H'.s A part with a musta you can use all Hie accent want. 1 Automolive Hint •••;•• i Headlight rcflcclors should h« Not long ago Wilder was 5,hown . cleaned with dry jewelers' rouge; a new type of mlnlitui-e camera and, if Urmshcd, with a little al- «hich Is able to t?kc n rioien ex- ! cohol. The rouge should be ap- (rsme of a ' plied very llg'.Hly v.-tth a chamois, --Read Courier News Want Ad*. 16-mm. Him wiMcr «a s terribly eniniiMtfl. "if. just lh« thing," he three spades. He had good reason for lot liking his partner's double, so he went to four spades. East played the queen or hearts on his partner's opening lead, probably trying to confuse the issue, but Koct ruffed It, tlisn led the queen | of clubs, West made the mistake lot playing "jecond hand low," Bast HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured orchestra conductor 12 Bearer 13 Wigwams 15 Constellation 16 Silenced 18 Self esteem 19 Foundation 21 Space 22 Spoken 23 Deputy 25 Mountain spur 26 Shelf 27 Inferno 26 Preposition 29 Diminulive suffix 30 Endurft 33 Military helpers 37 Stalls 38 Drench 39 Finishes W Market 44 Bird's home 45 Era 46 He Is a —— musician 48 Meadow 49 Give 51 Texas city 53 Packs 54 Draw back VERTICAL ICar storehouse 2 Removed 3 Either 4 Equip 5 Cog-wheel 6 Therefore 7S(alfc 8 Alphabet ending 9 Epistle (ab.) 10 Ogled 11 Envoy 12 Intrigue 14 Parts of feet 17 Depart 20 Molors 22 Speech 24 Caves for In front 30 Daub 31 Tints 32 Eager 34 Contested 35 Hebrew ascetic 36 Bristles 40 Damages 41 Pan of "be" 42 Bellow 4.1 Pipe 46 N T ot mnny 47 Thus 50 Accomplish 52 French article

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