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PACK SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNKSDAV, JUNE 9, 1948 THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS TUX OOURHK NXW8 CO. H. * BAINES, PubUtbar JAUXt) L. VKBHOKFF, Ultet MDL O KUUAM, Witmer Oo. Mtv York. ChJct«o, Detroit Atlanta. _ Every Afternoon except Sunder •ntcnd M •wad eUw m»ttw »t lit part•Oie* *t BlytbevlUe, Arlunsu, under tct ol Coo- October B, 1917. Serred by th» United main- •trBscKrpnoN RATES: B»> earner In the city ol Blytnevlll« o «uburb«'i tawn where c»rrl»r terrtc* to tained, Mo per week, or We per month. Bj null, within a radios of SO miles. MM per war J2.00 for tlx months. »1.00 fsr three month*; by mail outside 50 mil* K>ne, »10.00 per fear i In tdvanc*. Meditation And the mpostles, when they were returned, told hhn *ll trMt they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately inta » <l««rt ybMM W>"tlitf U the cHy t«ll«t BethjaW«.— Luke 1:1*. • • • Solitude, though It may be silent as light, Is like light, the mightiest of agencies: for solitude fe essential to man. All men come Into this world alone; »U leave It alone.— D« Quincey. Barbs A New York man heal up his dentist. That's one my to find out if he really Is painless. • « » It Isn't to bad to nuke mistake* If you make new one*. • • • Th« average pollcenun IB good-natured, says a Judge. Well, a lot of them whistle while they work. ' • « - « Who remember* prohibition dayi when you had to Me a doctor before you could gtt a drink— and afterwards, too. * * " A cynic Is a man who doesn't realize Just hew much obliged he really should be lor living. will gi\» th» Mundt-Nixon Bill * thorough legal examination. \Ve don't think the country will »uffer if final action on it ii put off until next session. Churchill and Smuts The cas« of Jan Christian Smuts In South Africa resembles that of Winston Churchill in the United Kingdom. Both •talesmen won and deserved world fame for'their contributions to the defeat of nazism, and both have now been removed from their hitfh office by the will of their countrymen. But here is an importnnl difference. Mr. Churchill'* political downfall obviously resulted from the conservatism of his domestic policies. Marshal Smuts lost out because his domestic policies are, by his opponents' standards, too radical. Yet Mr. Churchill's voice has not been silenced or his influence de- btroyed by political defeat. And we hope that the aging Marshal Smuts may continue to combat the program of isolation and segregation, s?o out of key with progressive thought, which at present is Ills nation's choice. Critics of the Mundt Bill Aren't Crackpots, Commies Nobody could blame the Senate Judiciary Committee for seeing reel after the raucous, disgusting Red-front protest against the Mundt-Nixon Bill to control communism. The well-organized demonstration by Communists, crypto- Communists, union and "liberal" representatives was of :i sort that might drive the Senate to speedy passage of the bill through irritation. It is hard to bnlieve that the n\emon- itration's ringleaders are so stupid as to believe that thnir tactics could defeat the bill. They know the temper of the times and of the present Congress. And they also must know that their behavior is enough to make the most patient and- sympathetic champion of civil liberties want to stand up and yell, "Aw, shut up!" So it may be that the loud-mouth leftists really -want to see the Mundt- Nixon Bill passed—and quickly. Thus they may hops to have more ammunition to pour at Congress. At any rate we think Senator Ferguson acted wisely in adjournihg the committee hearings on the Communist-control bill indefinitely. There is a lot of "mW legislation before Congress, but we hardly think the Mundt-Nixon measure fit in the emergency category. It should be all to .the good if, when the bill comes before the Senate, the hysterical chorus that parroted Communist William Z. Foster's testimony can be considered in its proper perspective. For the Senate will do well to remember that the leftists are not the only ones who are against this bill in its present form. There are several who have spoken up against it who cannot be suspected of Kremlin connections—a representative of a Quaker organization, among others. And Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, certainly far to the right of left, sees in the bill a p-.ssibility that it might outlaw free thought without outlawing communism. In the Dewey-Stassen debate in Oregon, tha governor argued that the bill would not outlaw communism, while Mr. Stassen held that it would. When two men as intelligent as these cannot agree on the basic/ intent of a proposed law which they have studied carefully, it is safe to assume that there Is something fuzzy or ambiguous about tht measure as it now stands. Any law should be put to the test of whether it is proof against unjust use in the hands of the worst possible administrators it might encounter. If the two good legal minds of Mr. Stassen and 'Mr. Dewey can't understand this proposed ]*w or what it i« supposed to do, it do«sn't seem «afe to put it on the book* •without consider»bl« revision. So now that the tumult has died down, perhapt the Judiciary Committee Traveling Salesman VIEWS OF OTHERS ERP: Freedom of Choice Henry L. Stlnison some Umc ago wrote in Foreign Affairs that as Americans take part In the rebuilding of Europe they "must remember that we ar« building world peace, not an American peace. Freedom demands tolerance, and many Americans have much to learn about tha variety of forms which free societies may take . . ." Americans may well remember also that American flninclal power Is so great today that peoples compiled to rely on that power are especially susceptible to suggestions that it is being misused to affect their political and social life— to Invade their national sovereignty, and to Impose "an American peace" on the world. The Communists count heavily on this suggestibility. They seb/e uleefully^on anything that can be Interuretcd or misinterpreted to create an impression of dollar imperialism. This Is one line of their attack on the Marshall Plan. FYars of American pressures are again being fanned in Europe. Americans can understand these by noting four specific areas of European activity which seem to some Europeans to b« under pressure. One of these 1» nationalisation of industry. Another is East-West trade. A third It currency valuation. A fourth Is the sterling areas—marts up of countries which have tied their currencies to the British pound. The Administration has gone to some pain* to make It clear that it does not propose to make Marshull Plan aid contingent on Europe's rejection of socialism. It has recognized, indeed emphasized, the need of developing trade between western Europe and countries In the Russian orbit. On currency Valuation and the sterling area its attitude Is less clear. Demands by the United States for currency devaluation are authoritatively forecast for countries whose exports show « fall- Ing off because of Inllaled currencies. But negotiations toward devaluation would be entrusted lo the International Monetary Fund. The United States roving ambassador for the Marshall Plan, Mr. Avereli W. Havriman. may find It necessary to rtassuie Europeans over and over again that the United States does net Intern! to impose the wlshca of any section of Us population on European countries. Mr. Harrlmnn, however, admitted In a London press conference recently that thought was being given lo the Stirling area by Washington, without being able to say where it was leading He also noted, while denying American Intention lo Intervene in British domestic affairs, that Americans did not have great confidence In socialization. Carefully t:'!ardcd as these statement* may have been, they are followed by reports of new alarms In Britain and on the Continent. What needs to be kept very clear hi the United States, as it ts in Europe, is that the dollar sign alone might prove an inadequate symbol for the rallying o! free forces In the West. Certainly, the task of beating Communists In elections will be made more difficult if the Communists are given a chance to exploit national pride, the desire for self-determination, ami ihc notion that undllutcu American "capitalism." which Europe believes un- suitcd to Its needs, is going to take over the entire West. What the United Su'.es is aiming at In the Marshall Planning I, • revision foi free choices by the peoples of Europe octween democracy and Communism, not the substitution merely of American Influence for Russian Influence. .Tile emphasis must be kept on the freedom of choice. -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. V/c/JO/s Checks Into Big Fuss Raised over First Movie Kiss •%£# Politicians' Version of America on 'Voice' Program Might Vary Slightly from the Truth By Peter Edson Voice—Hot dog, I'll bet they paint describe are Paris importations. NEA Washington Correspondent j the town red this year! ' If the politicians haci their way, | Nar.—Sir. I would have you know Voice of America programs beam- i that these two holy Republican and cd Eo the world to let other people j sacred Democratic brotherhoods know what this country is really , will meet in prayer all week. They like, might read this: something like Narrator—And now we come to the great state ol Texas, famous ior Its sin—I mean its min-isters and two-gu—I mean two-halo men. Voice—But I had always thought 'exa.s was famous for cows! Nar.—(Laughing) Cows? In Tcx- will fast until the spirit of divine guidance gives them inspiration to act. They will burn incense on their altars. • • • Voice -How interesting. Tell me about New York. Nar.—New York, richest city in the world, is iamous lor its free as? Where did you get such no- i restaurants, theaters and night lions? The only cows In Texas are clubs. The old European custom of the sacred Brahman bulls. The p'eo- j tipping has been abolished by the ' wibe and good politicians there. In fact, everything in New York ple of Texas don't believe in killing any living thing, so native Texans would walk around a cow rather thnn force it off the road. This ii where the expression. "Sacred Cow," arose. But Come! We must hasten our trip about the country. Let ;u jump to Mississippi. Voice—Oil, yes. The home of Rankin and the late Mr. Bilbo. I know them, Nar.—Yes, those two great and good men are known throughout the world as "Their Brothers' keepers." They have the quaint notion lhat al! men were created free and equal. You know, they were the founders of that peace-loving sect known as "The Quakers." Voice—Quakers? [ thought they settled in Philadelphia, the City of free (humming), "East side, west side, all around the town." Voice — No wonder they call New Yoik. richest city on earth. Ami just. to think — all this island was trad- THI DOCTOR SAYS * By Harmon W. Nichols United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. Jlln c 9-«JP)_ •Ilic Library of Congress 1 R a wonderful place. There, the snoopv can catch up with records on almost anything. From nails to snails, rrom snake hisses to human kisses | llns is a piece about the desirable Multiple sclerosis Is a , disease I latter—particularly the vacuum- the nervous system. It s type smackeroo in the movies my attack one or several and for n(s reason the term "multiple" r«r NU •writ. s used. The symptoms hercfore. on what, part depend, of (lie ervous system Is Involved. There re no completely typical symp- What scnl this Inquiring observer flying lo Ihe library on his mow" scooter was a call from a friend radtocaster Claude Ma ho ney. Claude was wrapping up .some Tuna fishscraus for the cat In an old oms, though seeing double, a almanac when he eaticht Ihp Hat* J - %u™ '<»> of a page. June 7th Which was yesterday. The 02nd anniversary of the first movie kiss it said right there, Investigation showed it m ,, st 1)av , been some kiss, that first one Here is the story: May Irwln and John c Rl Pe i couple of play-acting hotshots from BroHdwny, decided to expose their PU M SC ., 5 .,'° ,*., " ewfan 8l=d gimmick called the Vitascope (the first projector tor movies. or tremor when tryin; lo pick up some object and a gait which looks somewhat like that of i drunken person are probably he most common. One or all of hese may be absent and conse- luently the diagnosis may be diffi- :ult lo make or long delayed. The cause of this disease Is nol mderstood. Many theories hav£ been suggested and studied but so far no one cause has been accepted by all authorities. Many methods of treatment nave been tried. These have included fever treatment, the use of drugs to delay blood coagulation, attempts to desensitize lo allergies, vaccines and a great :nany different drugs. Rest, Warmth Help It is generally agreed that prolonged rest Is the best form of treatment during the acute stage. The disease tends to go through pedlods in which the victim is grentely improved. If these good periods can be lengthened and the bad ones shortened, it is a good sign. A warm climate and freedom from colds and other Infections of the nose and throat may help to prevent the downswings. A group of doctors and citizens has ueen formed to light this group is the National Multiple Sclerosis Association. Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. New York. It was started by patients themselves, together with their friends and relatives, in co-operation with some of the country's leading A highlight of their New York play. "The Widow Jones." had been a performance ( n kiss) wlvcli sounded at (lie climax, according to one reviewer of the day, "like n rhinoceros pulling his left hind one out of a acre ,of mud. Well. May and Johnny look Ilieir act before the camera (singular) in a movie called "Kiss." That was enough to stir up the tiger in the gny blades of the 1830's—1896 to bs ' correct Get this scene: There stands our May, frilled up In a bustle, most of her charms hidden from button shoes to tha starched luce collar: Johnny Rice, with a high stiff collar and Buster Brown tie. And May wasting film i on the first take, giggling and push- Ing away from the mustache of hh which looked like the horns on a steer. Fifty feet of throbbing film went into that scene, which has long since been re-played Into tatters. They say though, that It was a stem-winding dandy! The library has only i "still" In book by Terry Ramsaye called "A ed from Indians for a fe-.v rotherly Love! Nar.— (Gruffly) Here, here! We. mst keep this program clean. Bui strings of beads and a few jugs of fire water! Nar.— (Indignantly) I must protest your slighting references to tile founders of this country. They were all prohibitionists. They didn't even smoke, till they were corrupted by these Indians. All these Indians r^re today millionaires. They have cheated the poor white men out o[ valuable oil righui in the west. Come and see. Voice— Oh boy! This looks like t wild west Wyoming rodeol . Nar.— Yes, the rrxteo is a typically American competitive entrance nee you mentioned Philadelphia, I animation for admission to Hir- , is the place where the two great merican brotherhoods are to meet oon, to choose their candidates for Priest for the coining four ears. Voicc—But look at all those brav wrapped in blankets. Nar.—Those .sit, are opera cloaks Voice—And see those ten-gallo hats, loud shirk! and chaps. Yipe Nar.—The costume is known as top hat. white tie and tails, proper attire for high diplomatic function of this sort. Voice—I certainly have been min- Informed about your country. Nar.—Come, let me show you another center of culture, New England. Voice—I've read about that. Home of the bean, the cod and where they burned witches to put ui the clam chowder. Nar.—The diet of New England is confined to Maine lobster and potatoes, Vcrti.ont turkey and maple iyrup, exclusively. Boston, hub of the universe, is famous for the tolerance of its Watch and Ward society and its blue laws, which permit complete Ireedom of thought and action. The "witches" which you have seen in old prints were reigning beauties being crowned Queen of the May. Voice—It's amazing how tha history books have these things all wrong. Tell me about Californi where Hollywood is. Nar.—Where Hollywood was. Since the Un-American Activities Committee found nine Communists there, the name has been changed | to J. Parnell Thoma.sville. But -ilas, physicians. It is to be hoped that Thousand And One Nights" May the added interest and support I loot, pretty but a tittle bashful- provided by this association will . johnny as if he were scoring a lead to a more rapid increase in j " nc nr m i M - as he planted one. just our knowledge of the causes and | H,J S s id<, O f the left ear. reatment, of multiple sclerosis. Note: Dr. Jordan Is unable to answer individual questions from •aders. However, each day he ill answes one of the most fre- lently asked questions in his >Jumn. QUESTION: Is it true that when vard and Mt. Holyokc. The Indians i our time is up. We can't go there, are among our most educated types. ! Voice—Well, thanks, though thh Voice—Holy smoke. They all look j doesn't sound like America to me. like naked savages to me. Nar.—(Alter the program Is of Nar.—The colorful costumes you 1 the air) Brother, it aln'tl IN HOLLYWOOD B¥ tRSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Faces—Some East, Loll Chancy, Jr.. is plotting a • , new film horror character. "The i By William K. iMcKenncy America's Canl Authority Written for NEA Service HOLLYWOOD-INEA —It's of- title, "Ten iclal now that Bing Crosby! Some West; doesn't mind gentle ribbing about i his toupee. Slug's dome dollcy, vas the answer to a question on a coast-to-coast quiz show the other 1 "gill. Bing approved the script. | MJ^Hrow^bovighMVls wi'fe"a"fur Carole Landls to "the financial I «•«' ,' or a 'l ««"<™»% present KiUltlff Re-ElltrleS •angle" behind Joey Preston, the > ;V; d "" •'•" l ™'" !< » <" k «> h|'« if , / S QoOfl drummer prodigy Kay Kyser i „ ,..„, L „ ..'L"IL'" S 1'M ,'L™?, 1 _. still owes RKO two pictures. The studio keeps sending him scripts j and Kay keeps seendlng 'cm back \ Wymfs In Again j vidual world championship. To participant, a player The "still" scene was not at all like It was de.scribed by Herbert S. Stone, publisher of "Chap Book," Chicago periodical in those days: "Neilhtr participant attractive . . . >piolonged pasturing on each others' lips . - . clothing in disgraceful disarray.** Well, anyhowE The thing was re- d from time to • time but is un- sual. It seems unlikely that there any connection between the use I ether and the loss of hair. Per- aps the illness for which the oper- ,ion was performed was at fault. her is vised as an anesthetic, the I leased just 52 years ago. The Hayes atient loses hair? Office should have been arOund ANSWER: This has been report- | about that time. The hoot and holler that went up. The pulpit viewed with alarm. One parson called "Kiss" n "lyric of the stockyards," Another coined the phrase, "adhesive osculation In public." But despite the hue and cry, "Kiss" was a howling success—as success went in the maiden days of the movies. It broke all box offica records up to that time- Before the negatives wore out, ihough, distributors found themselves wearing growing pains. One lady movie, house owner In Saratoga, N. Y.. wired her man In New Yoi-k: "Alternating current don't pene- rate heavy film. Business would loom If you conld send me * thin The record doesn't say If the man :lid, and is he did, how. d low from dummy and East won 1th the king. East returned the eh of clubs and declarer's queen ent to "West's ace. West led the jack of clubs. South •on with the king, cashed the ace nd king of spades and led a small pade. throwing East in the lead. s-st then cashed his high club. At this point it did not look ns any harm would be done by tearing back either the fourth club or he jack of diamonds. But there is theory followed by good card layers, which is, kill re-entries. It East leads either the fourth lub or the Jack of diamonds, de- ;larer will trump it, and after lead- ng another trump, will end up A'ith a trump and the jack and even of hearts in his own hand. :n dummy he will have the ace and line of hearts and queen of diamonds. West will be down to the ace of diamonds and queen-ten of hearts, and he will have to make a discard on the last trump lead. If he discards the ace of diamonds, declarer will throw dummys' nine of hearts and win the last two tricks with the queen of diamonds and ace of hearts. If West lets go the i of hearts, declarer will discard the queen of diamonds horn dummy and win tricks. the last two heart Read Courier News Want Ads. IS Fears Ago In BlythevilU Taken troin the Courier file* at M 25 years ago—"Mrs. Armstrong, Miss Nclle Little, Miss Acift Donohn, Miss Lauretta Fergusou and H. H. Haley, plan to attend Sumvnor school at Columbia Uni., New York, this Slimmer." Elfoert Huffman is in Memphis today for the annual alumni clay affair al Southwcstcri). Mr. Huffman was graduated from that, school last year. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Williams had as their guests for the weekend Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bishop and son of Mena. Ark. Mr. Bishop is supt., of the Mena schools. He wants to do dra-mah, not musicals. Overheard: "Hc'K so dumb that when you sa;' 'hello' lo him, he'j sltick for an answer." « • • Look allke.s: Film newcomer Pay Baker from Broadway and Belto Davis. What's more, there \ It will be a surprise." said Johnny, i llie mosl exc ,, lsive ol M bri(i , "She's expecting a coffee pot." j tournaments is the masters indi- Wymi's In Again | vidual world ' qualifv You'll be glad to Dear that must be""a "Li7e" Ma!s"tei7 of whicn Kcenan Wynn is getting the ; thcre are lc;5 t , m , 123 or mU5t bc breaks again after a big flash that Ule holder ol a national champion- M-G-M covildn'l seem lo capital- \ sn j p ,„ a comitrv othcr than th , iy.e on. They've decided '- '— - - - him out, and producers Ing in line for his services. His first loan-out is with Ln- rainc Day In "My Dear Secretary,' 1 — ' i MUP iu a coumrv otncr tnan me tied to loan ;Ui s participation is by invitation •rs are wait- ! on)y and ^ li[mlcrt to 36 p i av er v i-\-ir- ric i J Governor are some people around Columbia, Kcenan also tells me he has money where .ihc'5 olavlng opnlslle War- '» thp b: " lk for the first ">"« '» In "A Gentleman from : h'» "fc and '"«<• he's a completely SO THEY SAY "iweivc men m JU.M liali an hour coui'l :>rlnjt this nation lo n stanrt»t(ll.-Movlr Makrr Cecil B. DcMllle later irtomif.crt tlic 12 us head* o! unions In major industries. * • • Today great ideological Issues are stirrlns mankind. These Issues arc clearly defined us ne- twean dcmocravy B ,,d dcpollsm. freedom and slavcry.-Gcn. Doujls,, MocArihur. • * • It was th« saddest vole i CVC r had to cast. I f«»r we are trying lo rtr> io 0 mu rf, iw, f,» t . —en. Harry P . Cam irt , 0 , Wa ,| lllllilorii com . on h ls vote >ii«l,»i the Air Fore. bill. ner Baxt Nowhere," who aver she can act happy guy. right along with nette. too. : I'll never Unices Arr Wild A new version of gin rummy. "Oklahoma." Is well on the way towards becoming a Hollywood epidemic. Yon use two : decks of cards, the deuces arc i wild and the cuiccn of spades icounU 100. Joan Can I field's j mother Is the current champ John Clarfield. who has bceti a Illly wood Mar since 19:n. still doesn't own a home in Hollywood. As long as I'm In the movies." ic told nit 1 . "Ill never consider myself us having a pcrmamnetU job." I'll never forget Keenan's ar- i rival In Hollywood from the i Broadway stage. He w:w getting $1200 a week there and that's what' he thought M-G-M should pay ; him . Instead tlicy offered him {300. Kecnnn took II. and then ! went to the Beverly Wllshirc Ho- • tel, where he and Evic were .slay-' Ing,.to tell her the news. She was -sitting beside the swimming , pool. 1 "Well," said Evic. "did >o\i pel [ the SI20H a week?" 'No." said | Krenan, "1 Rot S300." Kvin stood up and pushed Mm. clothes and All, Into (he swimming pool. 4> AK91 52 V J1S * 3 + KQ5 Tournament—Neither vul, South \Vrsl North Kasl 1 A 2 » Double Pass 2 * P..M ra f s Ps:-s Opening— * K 5 Guides 6 Underworld god 7 Pronoun 8 Level 9 Wild 10 Foundation 11 Brain passage 12 Roman clan 17 Doctor of 30 Golf device 34 Gaze Science (ab.) 35 Sultry 19 Holly genus 36 Gratify 24 Winglike part 37 Proportions 2!> Demented 40 Bewildered 28 Constellation 29 Folding bed Philip Sleiner. of Cincinnati, Marie MacUonald wants her film ° • f" 1 ™ mc today's hand at tho Contusion dcpt: Republic sludlo career back—with husband Harry recent. Midwest tournament m Cin- ! Is re-Issuing an old movie, ••Three : Karl's approval—now lhat the cnumu. and i'. brines out a fine aces Wesl" to cash in on Enter-1 honeymoon ts over. She's blrvming P°' n t in defense. Phil loves to bid prise's publicity for Ihc new Joel 1 ex-husband Vie Orsalti. who is - siams, but he thinks that the most McCrca movie, "Four Faces West." j still her agent, for turning down ; difficult hards to defend are part Ye*rs ago M-O-M made a spy I five pictures for her wilhont her j • score contract*, drama called "Three Faces East."' consent, She saw Louis B. Maver ' West held the opening lend with Too bad they can't nil wind up on , about another picture recently, Jut Ihe diamond kir.: and shifted • big triple bill'with lh» marque* | nothing happened. |to the six oi hearts. Declarer play- HORIZONTAL 1,6 Pictured governor 10 His nickname is " Jim" 13 Upright 14 Insulate 15 Consumed 16 Tirades 15 Ascended 20 Treatises 21 Doorkeepers 22Not (preftx) 41Rest, 23 Compass point 26 £isn «' nests 24 Wrong 27 Precise 31 Boy 32 Fish eggs 33 Proficient 36 Idle falk 38 Dawn (prefix) 39 Note of-scale « State 44 Pungent gat 48 Mountain range 4 9 Threshed 50 Greek letter 5< Armed Zulu* 53 Decipher 54 Donkey 55 Cosily 58 German city VERTICAL Uoki 2 Coy 3 Simple 4 Plant adjustment 42 Oceans 43Domes!icatcd 44 Kilolitcr (ab.) " 45 House additions 46 Mountain snow 47 Paradise 49 Evergreen tres 52 He is governor ft, - (ab.> ^

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