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Blytheville, Arkansas
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FAGS an BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS JUNK .. 1948 THB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB OOOTHm NKWB CO. m. ». EAINEB. PuMfclur iUUML. V*RHO£TF, Editor D. KDMAM. AdnrtUn* ItottMMl AdMrttetnc Representative*: Oo, MM lock. GtaleMO. MXfctwtf Cm? Afternoon Except Sunday ri if •tco'^d clau m*tttr at tin po BJytbeYllie. Arkanui. under act ol Con- I, KIT. Oerrcd by UM United Pnw •OMCRXFTION RATES: r to UM city of BlytneriU* or an; town wbtr» carrier eenric* to tnaln- tatawd. JOc per week, or BSc per month. . By mall, within a radlxw of 60 miles, $4,00 per »«ar «3.00 for a* month*. »1.00 for three monthi; bj mail outside 50 mil* lone, 110.00 per year payable In adTanoa. Meditation Let your medermtlon be known unto »ll men. Th, Lard to at hand.—FhlUppl»n» 4:5. • • • There is a limit, to enjoyment, though the sources of wealth be boundleu, And the choicest pleasure* of life lie with In the ting of moderation. —Tupper. Barbs Keep yomr yoanj: daughter at home, advises a Jodie. It mljht even set a food example tor the •Id folk*. . • • • What »ome people need is less yearning and more earning capacity. • • • Among th» irmptoms at love »r» a vacant fnHnt fettU* "'- 11 w> enlarged vocabulary. i • • • Jlkh ar« being caught again on river b»nlu and Iri dim-lit living rooms. * * * A scientist contend.-; that talking to one's sclt i* no sign of Insanity. That should make most ot us feel better these days. minded union bosses. Thii would not b« a perfect solution. There »re certainly conceivable cases •where a union would need a guaranteed defense against a professional trouble maker or perhaps a company-planted stooge. But such cases could not outweigh those in which men can only think, act-and vote according to their convictions at the risk of losing their jobs. We believe' loyally and democracy will continue to win out among the CIO unions. But they must at least start on evnn terms with subversion and dictatorship. They cannot win when shortsighted or intimidated employers are the contracted partneig of Communist union bosses in undemocratic practices. Priceless We think that the 20-year-old Chinese girl who is never hungry should come to the United States. If a divorcee with two children can offer herself as a wife for ?10,000, and get plenty of takers, this mciillcKs vvom'or from China ought to be able to demand a cool million, Red-Led Union Bosses Scream For Freedom The insistence of our home-grown Communists on civil rights is so contradictory as to be ludicrous. But it isn't funny. It is bad enough to insist upon them in the name of political philosophy •which, as practiced in Russia, does not permit civil liberties to exist. It is worse when they apply such Soviet tactics in I American organizations which they con, trol. A New York department store has '• t>eien Mked .to fire three of its union . employes by the union's pro-Communist leadership. Their sin is that they have opposed their CIO union's support of Henry Wallace lor President, and the contribution of their own dues to Communist-front organizations. One of the three summed up the case very ably amidst the hoots and boos of a Red-led union meeting. He said: The union IB opposing the Muntlt Bill aa thought control in America. Its officials evidently want to establish their own thought control by expelling us, because we dare to oppose them. This is the issue, and nothing else." This is not an isolated case. Many unions have persuaded employers to sign contracts which not only give the union the right to say whom shall be hired, but also the right to demand that the management dismiss ans' worker who interferes with "the harmonious relationship among the employes," or words of similar effect. The result is that, under such a contract, a Communist-controlled union has a true Soviet weapon for enforcing discipline among the membership. Its leaders, shouting democracy and civil rights, caji toss a m;iu out of his job for failing to toe the party line, or for efforts to inject real democracy into the union's operation. It can take a man's job, as is the case with the three department store workers, for trying to oust the Red leaders from the union. And when a company has signed such a contract as is mentioned above, it must sit in as an accessory to these Moscow-inspired practices. The top CIO - leaders have finally broken with the Communists in their midst over the Henry Wallace question. Several of their unions had beaten the reluctant chiefs to the punch by ousting pro-Communist leaders. But they appar- enly are helpless in the face of the contract* with these purge clauses which glv* the union hesds sole voice in determining whom shall be fired as well as hired. The Taft-Hartley Law, which labor •: propagandists have made into such a horrific bogeyman, doesn't seem able to do anything about such contracts, either. Perhapi it suay have to be changed and strengthened to give a worker job security and protection from subeervisive- VIEWS OF OTHERS A Little Gift for the New Nominee t£ H Why Should Congress Quit? Legally, the Eightieth Congress his seven months more (a Jive. But Washington dispatches dally predict that it will come to a hasty, harried end within two weeks, with Important work undone. If enough vital legislation is stalled, Congress may rensscmble for a lew rtnys between the Republican and Democratic national conventions. But whatever the state of the Union may be on July 10, it is now assumed that the legislators will quit on that date. We find It strange that this assumption should be accepted »o meekly by the American people and press. It seems to us that Congress has a Job to do and that It should do It—or at least stick wltli it until most of the present legislative log Jam is cleared out. We are aware of the reasons (or the assumption that the legislative innchlni ry of the United States must come to r- standstill for six months. The big one Is elections. Since getting elected is the first requisite for service in Congress, members should certainly be allowed a liberal amount ol time tor icnce-mendlng and campaigning. The sounding out of constituents and gathering of grass-roots opinions is also nn Important part of the representative system. But the two months just before elections shoiild be sufficient for those essential activities. Another argument for adjournment is t ; Congress Is tired. We mink the legislators should have a vacation. Most of them work hard and conscientiously. They are not free at the end of an eight-hour lay or a five-day week. Their work Is never done. And Washington IE not exactly s summer resort. But if they knocked off fromc the beginning of [he Republican convention to the end of the Dcmociatlo convention they would have about a month, and there will be two months after elections. That would leave six weeks—from the middle of July to the first of September—for work that otherwise would be done too hastily or not done at all. It has been proved In other election years that Congress can work efficiently for most of the year. During the war that was the regular practice. In 1942 the session lasted until December 16. In 1844 until December 19. although a recess gave members abnut five weeks for vacation and campaiging. Even In 1946 Congress worked until August a. Indeed, If congress quits on June 19, aa now planned, It will rrark the shortest session In ten years. The Twentieth (Lame Duck) Amendment to the Constitution was adopted partly to overcome the jams which occurred with the short sessions of Congress which liad to end March 4. Hut- today we see many of Ihc evils remaining—because a fixed date has been ^t>t for ending the session. This is particularly true with the second session (as this year) of any Congress. Bills which may have survived long strr.cclcs in committee in both houses and have passed one house will have to ' start the process all over in a new Congress unless enacted now. It Is generally agreed that a dozen Important measures now before Congress will either sutler this [ate or squeak through without adequate attention. The whole situation fosters abuses. It opens the way to filibusters and to riders. In this atmosphere o[ haste mid pressure bal measures slip through nnd good ones are blocked by parliamentary tricks. In these days effective operation of American democracy Is only less urgent that in wartime. It would be a sad commentary on this great Republic If through overemphasis on the elections or through sheer weapin<~ss great national purposes should' be frustrated by a failure of Congress to do its Job. Last, year Congress quit early ana had to be called in special session. We respectfully suggest that it reconvene this year In the middle of July by its own motion and finish properly Important work left over when the legislators knock off for the party shindigs In Philadelphia. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Chiropodists Mad at Congress For Lack of Army Foot Doctors Sunday School Lesson Br wtitlam E. Gliror, n. n. What does It mean to stand lot i God + By Barman 'T. Nlchok (United I'rrtf Staff CofTeipoudriit) WASHINGTON, June 11. (Tjpi — Every time T dip into the mystic land of science, I get a sharp one across my achln 1 something or other. Like once In Chicago. I found a guy at Northern University Record of 80th Congress Not to Be Big Factor In Elections But May Be Quoted at Great Length By Peter Kdson of federal govern- President Truman killed with a NKA Washington Corresiwinient | mcnt, and the travels' of 200 con- well-placed veto, was nothing com- WASHINGTON —<NEA)— If gressmcn in Europe last summer, 1 pared to the way the high tariff this year's elections were to be do- I Bilbo wasn't unseated, he was lobby has been able to wreck the cideri on some other basis than per- allowed to go home and die. ERP, entire reciprocal trade agreements •ionallties. hunches or emotions, the j (he Truman Doctrine of aid to W* may find the answer in asking for what God Himself stands Consider the revelation of God as it, is recorded in the scriptures of ihe O'cJ nnd New Testamcnls. It was a progressive revelation. Those who sought God did not find Him at first In His fullness, the God ol Love, whom Jesus revealed in HLs teachings and exemplified m His life. The revelation of God was first as Creator. Jesus .-summed it up and gave to ii, richer and fuller meaning when' He said, "My father worketh hitherto, and I work/ To stand for God is to be a worker and not a slacker in the business of lite, God, the Creator, Ls righteous. What does ii mean to be righteous? What does It mean in building to have sound and honest foundations, to have things plumb and tru-.', - according to the square and the plumb-line? Thai's what it means to be righteous in character and actions. And God is the embodiment, the true and complete pattern of righteousness. To stand for God is to be upright and trite, with no crookedness falseness or disnone.sty in one's life or thought. But righteousness is not enough. A just man may be harsh and cruel, if he acU from justice alone, wiih no pity or compassion for human, weakness and error. God is merciful and "full of compassion." So, the man who stands for God will be merciful as well as just. But if justice must be tempered with mercy, mercy must likewise be tempered with justice. Otherwise it might become weak and coin prising with evil. Mercy is not snough. It is only love, which re- had thought up a little pullout seat thru would nllow desti.--tfi to rest their tired feet while filling the molars and yanking out the front ones. I used the word "torture." Woe was me.! The wrath that came in the mail from the tooth-pullers! No such nonsence as "hurt" in their profession. They said, Dentists are « little- sensitive. Foot doctors, too, I reckon. Any &• way, here we go again. The foot people have a slogan: Put your best foot forward. And the foot men would like to take their best, one and aim it straight at Congress. The toesey lobby didn't do so well. They tried their best to get more foot doctors Into the Army setup, as R rider onto • the allied health bill. The fight was directed by Dr. William J. stickel. executive secretary of the National Association of Chiropodists. "The Army takes wonderful care of its men" he said. "A sore elbow or a spot of dandruff are taken care of immediately. But what- about sore feet. Ugh! They stay sore." The legend, he cried, about an Army marching on its tummy IK only half true. Where would the foot soldiers be without feet? 1 "They're talking about drafting our kids again," the doctor said. "Do you reckon they'll get where they're going by flying or on kiddy- cars, even in push-button warfare? No siree! They'll walk and If they walk, they'll get sore feet. And if they have sore feet they're no darr-^ good." ™ A man with an Ingrown tocn.aH, fie said feels awful all ovor. During the war, 50 per cent of the people in service had foot trouble. And no doctors to pare say that's no chbice, but cietennm- nost Important issue would he the record of the 80th Congress, which "las had a Republican majority, Greece and Turkey and the concept of the Voice of America came from the Democratic admlnistra- proKram. Fasf Work At Finish Required The renl record of the 80th Congress is being made in the last two •erus the record of the Democra- i lion. Aid to China was taken up by : weeks of the session. There may be tic President Truman. Cynics will the Republicans, ngalnst the wishes ! some fast work at the (hush, but at of the President and Secretary Mar- ! present the list of measures to be shall, who thought they had learned t by-passed looks longer limn the couldn't be list of measures on which action will be completed. In passing judgment here, It is ntion of the lesser of two evils. It hns been a "business" Cotirjrer.s, j by ex[>oiience that It definitely reversing the trend of | made to work, .he "labor" congress tn the Roose- f It is still too early to tell whether veil years. Anything that would [ the Taft-Hartley ia»- is good help business has had the green -bad. It has been effectively light. Everything that business .stop John L. Lewis once and now an the reactionary House. The Sen- dldn't want has been turned down ; faces a second lest. The law has } ate has passed long-range housing or j important to note the wide differ- to ,ence between the progressive Senate in one way or another. probably explains ;vhy For- not brought labor peace. ! and education aid bills. Both are Taxes have been cut, but even the I apparently being killed in the tune, the $1.25 glamor magazine of ' Republican leadership admits that ! House. The House quit cold on a big business, leads off this month I they will have to be raised next long-range lann program. If any- wlth the statement that "the EOlh ] year, or else government will have ' thing gets doneon this it will be ' ' ' " ' '" " " " - .. - in His highest character as a God of Love, wilh. His purpose concerning man not condemnation, but- redemption. The man who stands for God will be a man of love. All this it means (o stand f'jr God. There are times of crisis when it does require daring and courage lo stand lor God. When unrighteousness, violence and hatred have the upper hand, it requires courage to be true to one's self and to une's God. Daniel, the great hero of faith, was the t.ypc of upright man who feared nothing but the God whom he worshipped. His story was written fo rthose suffering persecution, and we nee dthe story today wh?n persecution is rife. Also, it require* daring to c tand for God against tha easy and complaisant ways, thau yen moi-e insidiously than persecution arc often effective in diverting men and women from the paths of right and truth. Congress hns accomplished more Important, useful work than perhaps any other peace-time Congress." to go back to ditlcit financing. through the efforts of the Senate. The Hoover reorganization rom- ' A Senate committee killed the mission doesn't report till 1049, so j House-passed Moore-Rizlcy natural it's too early to tell. I gas bill which would have given This could be damming with ; Even the Fortune editors, at the ' millions to the big producing com- fnlnt praise. But it will lie quoted lend of ,their piece, admit briefly , panics- The House Rules Committee widely by Republican congressmen ! that the 80th Congress has some i has for two years held up Universal ns justification for their record ' debits. Listed are failure lo do any- I Military Training. But give tliis over the past tw.0 years. It is also t thing about admitting displaced same committee credit for blocking open to Democratic challenge. Nine flood Things Listed Fortune lists nlnn good things i trying to negotiate trade agree- | " Nothing effective has been' clone this Congress hns done; Refusal to ments with 23 nations at Geneva, about the cost of living. The na- seat Sen at or Bilbo of Mississippi, the Howard Hughes probe. ' " — 1 >"i^lfh program is dead, Mine European Recovery program, That's a piker list, likewise open Imuin wage standards will not be j persons, the effort to raise the wool , a tix reform bill so bad it. was dis- \ lariff while the administration was ' graceful. SO THEY SAY I do not know a person cither on or off the lloor of tli« Senate who has given move aid and comfort to the Kremlin than the Senator from Idaho.—Sen. William Knowland (R), California, denouncing Senator Taylor's attack on the President. d to Greece and Turkey, aid to to challenge- Something is at long security extension hina. passage of the Muiidt "Voice last going to be done for the DP's, will he Insignificant even if ERP America" authorization bill, the and the Hughes investigation at aft-Hartley labor re- i least made the Air Forces reorgan- | sary minimum:. funds are reduced far below neces- iction. the Lodge-Brown bill crent- • tze their procurement, system. But There is an awful lot in this rec- g the Hoover commission to study the raid of the wool lobby, which 1 ord not to be proud of. When the dummy went down. Weisbach saw that South had th£ . jack of hearts, the ten of diamonds sevcraj times. and seven of clubs, all of which he by ill-fitting shoes. "One boy told me," snid Dr. Stick- cl, 'that his general issue shoes wers so big he could do a complete right- turn and start back again, without moving his shoes." The corn-shaver delivered his blast just as National Foot Health Week was about to draw to a closp. He set down, in an interview .some rules for keeping your feet In walking trim. Bathe 'em every day and keep 'em dry. Snip the nails straight across, and not round, and not ton short. Use a fungicidat powder oiv the feet and in the shoes. jjR Expose the feet lo air, except in public establishments. Wear shoes that fit. No run-over heels or wrinkly sox. Walk and stand with the toes pointed straight ahead. Wear wo rk she es for work, and d r ess shoes for dress. It was all very Interesting, that interview. Dr. Stickcl was very charming. He was also very mad at Congress for not taking care of the Army's feet. He said as much IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINB JOHNSON NtA Staff CorrapondcDt HOLLYWOOD —(NEA>— Exclu-' gniteful for the 3a cents- The baby : sitter was Gloria Swanson! landowners i Bctte Davis and William Grant ! Sherry will soon be the owners j of n 6000-acre ranch near Santa I Barbara. Fret! MacMurray's Twin Valley dairy farm, in northern California, is having a birthday : H''//*/i f/s«»// Pnis laiKrht-rl \vhf>n T*Vprt <iat. rimvn '• >' It- ft- If ill Hi- PaJs. laughed \vljen Fred; sat down beside a cow. But now the farm earns as much money as Fred docs in Hollywood. Mow it's gl;imor in a wheel etui r. Yall! will wear a mink cape hi hfr wheel-chair scenes for "Weep No More.'* Christine Cooper, New York M-G-M is planning to co-star j Mickey Rooney and Wallace Beery ' in "Gentlemen Be Seated." story of | famed minstrel leader "Honeyboy" ! Vincent Price Evans. The studio bought the story ; ely yours: Eleanor Powell, eatcst tap dancer of them all. ay play a straight dramatic role thout dancing a step in her next cture. Producer Lester Cutler is anxious r her to take the change of pace a big role in "Hope of Earth" nd negotiations nre under way. leaner, in private life the wife of rlcnn Ford, is anxious to return to \c screen alter a three-year ab- cnce, during which she became a But she hasn't given up ancing entirely. She's been on two ong personal appearance tours, ackui(5 'em into the theaters and ight clubs, and is planning anther tour late this summer. Larry Parks and Betty Garret t Icny those break-up rumors. Both re hoping that a baby will be on he way soon. s trying to talk UI into letting him lo a sympathetic role for a change. like to do Ibsen's "The Wild Duck." . . . Mr. Standings finally las his dream house- Gary Grant ust bought a new home in Beverly Hills, checking out of his dressing-room apartment on the RKO lot.j Safety In. Numbers How confusing can the censors -jet: For a scene in "The Unafraid," [Jurt Lancaster was supposed to be picked up on the street by a beautiful-looking doll. After reading the script, the Johnston office sent Prcxy Harold Hecht of Norm* Productions a note saying: "U;mn(; Hurt picked up by one .Iri is loo obvious. Make U two Sirls. H will appear more acceptable. Here's a baby-sitter story with an O- Henry twist. Virginia Grey I begin an intensive stump-speaking 1 " tour or Eistcrn Arkansas Saturday. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE By William E. McKcnnc.v America's Card Authority Written for NEA Servire Holds had in his own hand. Of course, he called the tournament director for a ruling. Weisbach explained (he bidding and (hat his cards were from the wrong board. The director correctly informed him that, he would have to put his hand back in board No. 2 a.'id tak?. the correct hand from board No. I and thai he was responsible for all of the bids he had made. He would have to play it out with the correct cards. Weisbach took the correct hand, which was as follows: Spades, ace, S; Hearts, queen, 6, 4, 2; Diamonds, ace. King, ti; Clubs, 9, 8. 6, 4. With his new hand Weisbach cashed the king and ace of diamonds and led the third round of diamonds, which his partner won with the queen. And there was no way that declarer couid stop him from getting a heart trick and the ace of spades—down two doubled and redoubled for a lone top. As T started to leave, he got up and walked over to shiike hands. "Your're limping a little, doctor." "Sore feet," he said "Corns." round and placed in duplicate boards. What happened here was that the North. West and South players took their cards from board No. i. while Weisbach in the East took his by mistake from board No. 2. 15 Years Ago \ In Blytheville-~ • "• • .,,,•••; >4 Keiny Ciay P^tton of Newport, Ark., arrived here for a visit with Bill Chamblin Jr. Miss Ruth Whitworth has as nor guest.s for the weekend, Miss Clarice Kennedy of Manila. Accompanied by Miss Warrcne Brownlec tha girls will spend tomorrow in Me^ phis. ^* Billy Lawshe will return tonight from Nashville where he has been attending Vandcrbilt University. He plans to spend the summer with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. B. a. Simmons of Dell. Mrs. John \V. Snyder and daughter Drucie. left today for S",. Louis where they will make their home. Mr. Snyder has been there for sOmc time. Roari Courier News Want Ads. No, reacicvs, you .ue not seeking double when you look at today's hand. There arc two kings of spades and two 'xings of hearts, and other duplications. This is a situation that happens once in a. while in tournament bridge. This one came up in Cincinnati. O.. at the Mid- Congressman back in ]M6. E-ddie and Ida Cantor sail for a tour of Norway. ! Denmark nnd Sweden aboard the ! Stockholm July 3. i Now it's "Hollywood's Best Hair- | Dressed-Actrcsses." picked by the Beauty operators of Los Angeles, i The list: Una. Romay, Gene Tier- | ney. Rita Hayworlh, claudctle Colbert, Brenda Joyce, June Allyson t Joan Crawford. Esther Williams. Claire Trevor and Jane Wyman. In the male department, I guess BiiiR ' Crosby's toupee would win by a hair over Charles Boyer's. Jim Mtrritt to Campaign In Eastern Arkansas LITTLE ROCK. Ark., June 11. (UP)—Campaign aides of Jim Merritt announced yesterday he would A K 1042 V K 10975 » J53 + 3 ,17 6 5 3 »8 » Q742 + QJ5 N W E s Deoler WMsbach A K 43 V K Q J 7 S » A 10 i + 75 * Q9 » A J.I « 1098 * AK1072 Tournament—Neither vul. South W««l NorlK Eul 1 * Pass I ¥ Pass 2 V Ps;s 4 ¥ Double Redouble Pass Past Pass Opening—V K ui told it to me between scenes of "Miraculous Journey." Virginia was born in Hollywood while her father was playing one of tlie Keystone Kops for Mack Sennctt. When papa and mania would go out tor an evening, Virginia would be left tn custody of a young actress, also working for Scnnett. who wsu JVank Weisbach, of Cincinnati, who with Allen Harvey of Louisville, Ky., won the world cham 1 pionsliip maMers pair event last Mirr.mer, was the victim of the sit, " j uation. In duplicate bridsc the The first of to scheduled speeches hands are dea]t out on lhe f1rst will be delivered at Warren, and the gubernatorial candidate will make his formal campaign opening j talk sonutiir.e during the tour. at the Grady Manning Hotel in Meanwhile, Merrill also revealed j Little Rock, and that, his campaign that ;xj]ivianent campaign heat!- i manager and associates would be would be opened S»tufdAj' announced in MM n*st fw HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured U.S. Senator 14 Indolent 15 Interstices 16 Plant part 17 Only 19 Portal 20 Pertinent 21 Flow 23 Operate 2< Note of scale 25 He is from — (ab.) 26 Preposition 23 Anent 23 Anxious SI Tardier MUnit 34 Anger 3f> Rub out 37 Avarice 40 Accomplish 41 Half an em 42N'ew York (ab.) 43 Compass point 44 Belongs to it 46 Digs 51 Full (suffix) 5?. Woven strip !>4 Wading bird .V> Scrutinized Sfi Bunting SS Kind ol creed fiO Most compact til Had effect VERTICAL 1 Chemical sail J Ideal ilal* .1 Tun.ull 4 Negative word 5 Plural ending 6 Try 7 Masculine 8 Extent 9 Biblical pronouTi 10 Marsh 27 Loiter 30 Gazelle 11 Wing-shaped 32 Golf device 12 Character .13 Sharper 18 Either 21 Conceals 22 Asperses 25 Feel 35 Revised 36 Turn 38 Hebrew ascetic 3D Con\ eyed 4S Bridge 47 Fastens 43 Aid 45 Two (prefix) 50 Slave 51 Assize 53 Prussian town 5.S European coin 57 rd est (ab.) 50 Interior « """""*

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