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PAGE EIGHT THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COURIER NEWS CO. M W HXLNE8, PublllUn JAUE0 L. VKRHOEFF, Cdltot PAUL O. HUUAN, NaUoDtl Adnrttelnc Wltmer Co, New Vork, Chicago, Br«r> Afuraoon Except Sun<l»> Bilenti M second claw m»tt<r it the •fltot »t Blytbertli*, Arkansas, under act ol Con, October 9, It 17. •erred by the United Pren BUBSCMPTION RATES: By carrier In tin city ol Blytnevllle or any •uburbtM town wher* carrier Mnric* to main- talned, JOc per we«k. or 85c per month. Bf null, wtttiln a radius of 50 milts, |4.00 per year, *2.00 for us months. 11.00 tor three monthi; by null outside 90 mile taae. 110.00 per r*v payable In advance. Meditation Tfc« words of hit mouth were *moolh*r than but tar, but war mu in his heart; hfs vordi vert Mft*r tiuM" oil, yei were they drawn sword*,— Ps&lmc &A:21. * * • It is a pity »-e so oft«n succeed In our a I temp U to deceive each other, .'or our double-dealing generally comes donw upon ourselves, To speak a lie or to act a lie If aloke contemptible in the sight <rf God and man,—Evcrton. Barbs A divorce court judge says too many ftrls love a man just for tht time being. Another way of saying just for the present Street Widening Projects To Eliminate Bottlenecks Steps by Mayor Jackson and the City Council looking to an early start on a street widening project for sections of Walnut, Ash and Chiekasawba in the business district will be welcomed by citizens of Blytheville and those from the suvroundinj} territory who use these streets with regularity. Such a project will go a long way to eliminate traffic bottlenecks which ex-' ist wherever there is heavy traffic on narrow pavements, and the \videning of the pavement on these streets will make the use' of th« traffic lights more satisfactory. Traffic lights on narrow streets can hamper the flow of traffic, unless parking- is prohibited at all times and the ban enforced to the letter. Blytheville can expect heavier traffic and more parking on the narrow streets when the parking meters on Main are in use, thus the street widening project can be expected to have an important role in making possible satisfactory use of the parking meters to permit shoppers to find parking space near the stores where they want to trade. Blytheville is mor« fortunate than most older cities when it comes to eliminating the nuisance of narrow streets. Blytheville streets, for tho most part, are sufficiently wide to permit easier flow of traffic by merely widening the pavements on Walnut, Ash and portions of Chickasawba. Walnut and Ash should be widened to Division to permit better ilow of crosstown traffic in the residential areas, too. Joe Stalin Gets-Boost When House Slashes ERP A short news dispatch recently, based on a Moscow broadcast, announced that the Soviet jf.ivernment had decided to cut in two the balance on reparation payments due from Hungary and Romania. The announcement came four days after the U. S. House of Representatives had decided to cut the requested appropriation for European aid by more than a quarter. This was the latest indication that Russian policy is taking a new tack. Earlier Moscow had reduced the demand for Finnish reparations, and had raised wages and increased rations in the Soviet zone of Germany. In other words, Uncle Joe Stalin has put on a broad smile and is trying to look even more benevolent that benevolent Uncle Sam. And it must be said that the House action gave Uncle Joe a brilliant assist on the play. This raises again the question of whether the House leaders had th« least idea of what they were doing when they put through that cut or if indeed, they comprehend its effect even now. The average European cannot be ex- Pected to know the story behind the cut. H« doesn't know that this slash was largely the work of John Taber, perennial penny.pincher and head of the House Appropriations Committee, and of Speak- «r Joseph Martin and Majority Leader Charles Haneck. _ H« doesnt' know that the vote was close, that many members were absent, that a »iwb;« group fought hard BI,YTIIKVIU,K (ARK.) COUKIBR NEWS asrain»t Hit reduction to th« end. H« doesn't know that smojitf the support- era were many whose chief distinction is a willingness to jump through the hoop when the House leaders crack the wliip. What the average European probably thinks—and has a ri#ht to think— is that tht House ia an elected group truly representing the wishes of the people. He probttbly thinks that the American people now wish to hedge on their promises of help, while the Russian government is backing up its promises of a Communist Utopia with soma tangible benefits. It would seem that Messrs. Tabor, Martin, Halleck and the rest are as misinformed about the wishes of the American people a s this average European we were talking about. For it has been shown clearly and repeatedly Unit the majority of Americans favor an aid program substantial enough to put Europe on its feed and get it off America's back. Maybe these wntlemen didn't really think much about Kurope or about our government's prol.lems there. Perhaps they just figured that this i s an eleclion year, und that n gesture of .economy ought to be worth some votes. So they Cut EKP by ?1,745,000,000. That was about an average week's military expenditure by this country in World War Maybe these gentlemen should be reminded again that we are fighting a tough if bloodless war to save freedom in Europe for the sake of our own free- ciorn. We may not be losing that war today, but we aren't winning it. The vital political battle fc.r Germany seems to be going against us. A friendly French government, which depends much on us, is under attack fro mtwo sides. Tile flush of gratitude and enthusiasm for the Marshall Plan has subsided. Europe is waiting to see the great promises fulfilled. Meanwhile our opponent, though he may lie low at times never rests from his drive to communize Europe. In thig atmosphere tlie gentlemen of the House, through innocence ignorance or malice, have given their country a major setback in its fight for freedom. VIEWS OF OTHERS A. T.&T. Yields Ground Under outside pressure, the American Telephone ff Telegraph Co., the world's largest corporation, Is belatedly en B aged In Beir-examination. Tile pressure comes from. » siwctal telephone committee of the National Association of Railroad and Utility Commissioners, and. is directed at monopoly prices charged by Western Electric. A. T. i T.a manufacturing subsidary, and at the license conlract fees paid by the operating subsldaries. Th« investigation st Western Electric prices has brousht two reductions even before the committee's preliminary report has been submitted Prices were reduced 5 per cent M of Jan. 1 and now an additional reduction of 3.6 per cent Is announced. These reductions will help nlake telephone rate Increases unnecessary or hold them down Southwestern Bell ana other operating subsidiaries buy some M per cent of their equipment from Western Electric. Tliers is no reason to believe, of course, that Western Electric has gone as tar as it can go in reducing prices. Paul Walker of the Federal Communications Commission, once estimated that western Electric's prices are 30 per cent higher than they would be if monopoly conditions m the telephone industry were abolished so that another major supplier could arise to compete. Western Electric sUtcd i!s p rorils , ast as S3'2.000.000 net, on more than 10 per cent on Die book value of the Mock. But the company paid Income taxes on $05.000.000. "It appears" «y* nn office memorandum of the FCC stair 'that nearly half the profit was hidden in the uin"'° us rescrv " wnich the com i' a "y «•<""- _ The committee of utility commissioners has suggested" that Western Electric cut Is depreciation charges more than $6,080,000 a year It ^'.r W " teni Ftotr ' c sa >' s ' « h « «W, would ft.rtte lhe , companj - lo redu « "» I*!*, omy n r ctlon of 1 per „„,. Dul prjc ^ telephone equipment 8 o Into the rale-making « uanon ot southwestern Be,, and oTher o^ .Ung companies, and a « turn ls eimed ^ darv J, ,V Car ' ' 6 0r ' Bi " al " vln « " s «°'- dary U> the saving f rom llot „„., «lurn or, intlated prices ,„ pcrpetuify * f J h wh!T' tV °' thC tdOPh0ne «>™"«« into '«•« «hlc h operating companies pay A . T & T «• only now Mt , e lalmched ^ *• 1 P^p^ct for several mon.hs ta H,^ 1 o taC t anti ^^ P " P *M Insist on going out »n<l g ellln Maybe It's Just the Hibernating Season "^ Quick Scan of Congressional Record Bares "Statesmen's" Reasoning Behind Slash in ERR By Peter Kd.iou THURSDAY, JUNE 17, Mognef/c Co/i Opener Keeps Tempers Calm, Fingers Uncut THI DOCTOR SAYS Only too often great men and Ho;ncn arc :iot fully honored until after Uicy have died. Only a Jew arc likely to be lully recognized I lor Hie Breal men Urn they really are while still living. Such a man I Is Sir Charles Sherringlon whose J contributions to our understanding; >i i, ^ "*"»*« W. X'ichol, UnlU-d Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. j ulle „_ (1Jp| _ Our facts and lisures guy estimate! hat you,-lady and mj.resjS™^ tm« mtmig for can-iops't,,,,, they HI Changing diapers iSi Ireming shim. u', ^f ad '" 8 " le larin * f '"rt«. (4) Or leaning over [he back I«K'C to Ulab to M, s . CalUInn aoout what time you rolled in Ian "•Sill and how i, r y ou „,,„,.„ ™ You've all played the p| cils[1 ,,t, of the nervous system'Ta'i*""wiirT ! Htt'le gume ol di 3 ^n R " r ' or .... Harvey s discovery of the way in i Jiaien't you? It eScs liit/iki V which thc blood circulates. ! "-• ~-- : •- 11s: Sherrlnston, who was so In November, 1347, like many other great men, would have been famous in any field which he chote to honor Although primarily a medical investigator, Sherrington is also a poet, covering two fields, therefore men You grasp a No. a can of pea.. f»y. nnnly in the leii hand an, say a prayer, Then clamp the can- onto the rim of Die u n ' tOH . ft i- * i 11 ic lm [OL) W;t h the ,'l t M hand you generat• a blister by twisting like all get-oul At lenem. East meets west Your ear calrhM a metallic click and the Km ends. Trouble, many-ply, 5CU WJic-reVi Uir loji. man! fir's floal- HIB around somewhere in the pea- which a few other medical have succeeded in doing. Changed Nerve Stialy The greatest, contribution which Sir Charles made to medicine via : < his Important work called the In- i Vo " count 10. Or maybe a Icgrative Action ol the Nervous '. <lrt(i b i' "ves. You put the e Sy.sicm. first published In J006. -{'his ' 1!ic l:lWe while maybe blood .stupendous work was of course, — ' ; thc result of long years of painstaking study. He revolutionised our understanding of the nerves carrying pain and other Jtellng and of "the nerves passing to muscles and causing movement. Indeed. Sir Charles', - - *..- -,^, studies have formed the basis for!" 001 ' s P°'"iig the fresh wax job, much of the improvements In sur- ] And you're nol through yc'.. Ou Hcry of the brain nnd nerves which have become possible since before the first World War and which have resulted In the development of new methods of surgery. But this great, man Is not only a medical investigator of the first rank and a poet but is also a philosopher. He has studied and writ from tne cut. on your index linser. Conns fir.-.i aid. The injured difit is louined and banciaeed. You r«- too! and re-gear and make another try. aame ciosgoue thing Y,-,U breeze your toupee. And finally dump thc neas into a pan, spmu-x couple dozen onto* the kitchen •-"-£," J"-v. .ULH1 [1 in the bottom of the can lurk.! tn» can-top. Kind ol leering Ii ]i a , trapped iibotit a lifth ol the grei-n giants for which you paid sumci ihiiiR like 24 cents. Time to fet real sore. l)o«-ii lo the cellar joii march and squeew itno a pair of buckskin glovp.s for protection. Another assault on 111* ten on (he mind or conscious life - >> ea - ca n and eureka!! Harry, Mar In 1 ll.i relationship.-: to the universe I tnn Blld Aletha. you shout ' in a . . vrse . u n a as a whole. Th'ls is a field In which { '""mphanl voice that can be heard pure philosophers- liave delved. 'and clpan rio '*' n '» Urich. Mo. et hl Dv t ' start ot the Linda Christian-Tyrone Power romance. . LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. . yet ^thls medical investigator whose ! '"""' ........ ' " TAHER-I know, but pulses are 1 would tnke soi of the nervous system more utilisation, is pretty well planned. II which is undeveloped and gel them cut the EGA, or Economic Co-opcr- thlnk. and the lands for that com to go down on the plateau and de- niodtty lire Just not available. These yelop the British Congo and to go figures show an estimated increase into Africa and get, her into a place atlon Administration's funds by per cent, thereby endangering the whole Marshall Plan program, nil you have to do is skim through some 1500 pages of testimony taken by this committee in a month's closed hearings. They are most re- apparently Cepart- veallng. Chairman Tuber hoped to lake the Stale „,„.,,,merit's preliminary estimates of requirements, rim through them country by country and item by Item like a grocery shopping h'sl and eliminate nnylhliiB he thought Administrator Paul Hoffman should not buy. Firii On The I.lsl: Austria first country „„ ( |, e I(st a] , la _ betlcally, was Austria. Here are some highly cumfensed excerpts from labor's questioning of Paul Nit< of the State Department and TAH?£ rt v'" P ° f AErlcultu '-e. 1ABKH—You are figuring w have available in Austria, for grains about 25 per cent more than they nnd for the current year. . , . on pulses i pc,,.,, beans, etc.) about 25 per cent more. Why can they not raise thc nulses that li, n ,, „.„.,:_. of nbout 25 per cent, for pulses. TABER- Pulses are the easiest things to raise from every stand- where she can produce instead of confining 42,000,000 on those Islands on forever and a - „„., point, it takes, very little acreage, j alltl Peeling into the future the and there is not any reason in the I very tnln £ thR t h »s caused the col- -- 1 world why they should not raise their pulses themselves. This pronouncement, having apparently settled that, the Honorable Committee went on to other commodities. • • * • TABER—The next item for Aus- • ] tria is tractors—120 tractors. Why | do you need to send 120 tractors to Austria? MAHON—Tn my own Congressional District today, many of the farm tractors cannot move because they do not have an adequate supply of gasoline in the stale of Texas which produces as much gas. How can we expect the people of Austria tors? Theres' use of sending p E—Austria has never produced the f,,i| amount of food nec- esssary for its population. to get enough gas to operate trac- tractors over there. Other Words (>r Wisdom Other words of wisdom came from Frank B. Keefe of Wisconsin: lapse and making her a burden on the taxpayers ot America, with no hope whatever of developing her own independent economy so she can get on her own feet. The Hon. Frank Case of South Dakota contributed this gem to the CASE—Xfr. NiUe . . . Ts Rex Tugwell connected with the State Department today? NITZE—No. I haven't heard from him since he was in Puerto Rico. CASE—At one time he achieved a certain amount of notoriety for having written a poem "about rolling up our sleeves lo make America over. As I have listened to all these figures . . . and all this planning for tliese countries in this fashion, I thought that somebody' must have written another poem I about making the whole world ov . . D - v tnis lil " c you're clean played ° 1 "- 8° S' 0 " pour a cool one and look at the clock. Wow! Hubby will be home in a second m d you haven't even got 'cm on a burner yet. At this loa- point in th* ri; ( y, in science. That wonderful — ......... . v..— .*.,!., m i,,c i . a woneru nervous system would not have been [ thing that gave us the gramaphone. Nole: Dr. Jordan i.i unable to answer individual questions from readers. However, each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. * • * QUESTION: My husband has tuberculosis, would BCG help keep this disease from going any further in the family? ANSWER: This question will have to lie taken up with your physician. Medical opinion is somewhat divided as to the value of BCG In preventing tuberculosis, particularly in comparison with other methods of control. 16 Year* Ago In Blythevill Well, this gives you the drift. You head of this outfit, believe me, 11 congressmen whn think thai Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cates have returned from Sleele. Mo., where they were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. c H. Bobbins. Frank Knight of Rldgetop. Twin., and his " cousin Alice Wilev of Evansville, ind., have returne'd to JN_ HOLLYWOOD BT KRHKINI JOHNSON NEA Sl.ff Corrt,pendt»« <"»> Archie's a Hit Or.son Welles and Linda were a ' K ^ " Archle " Gardner's big hit in twosome in Home lust fall and O-- £,' 5 5l l> crsonal appearance (in , sr to do I ?'f v . cla ! ldl was or Particular inter- ! •>;« and the friendly calls of many congenial people soon had me up on my feet again. One of my most faithful callers was Reginald A Daniel). Danicll gave me the idea for today's |iand when he remarked. "My friends complain that I gid too much and make too lew." Thai. I'm slill h.vslcrual over Bob Crosby's Raj; on lii-nay Vcnula's "Keep Up With the Kids" air show. Cracked Hob: I've got four brothers — three live and one transcribed." His current demonstration of j drawing power at the boxolfice 1 tthey were standing in line al 7 a.m., yet) probably W JH gc t him the sort ol deal he wants. Eddy Howard reports an auto 1 parking lot sign in Sunta Monica | which reads: -ear Sitters—We Care \ Por Your Car As If It Were" Your j ........ ..„„ ..... 10 . . . ? a . D /'" ' • • Jcn '>' Colonna's latest "The Robe" definitely is slated fm- t d;ll[ y song, "Pass a Piece of Piz:.i. ' !lsc '" * ns ^"'tcn by Wi'.aur M-G-M called Grccr Garson back (rum her Carmcl. Calif., retreat fur re-takes in "Julia Misbehave..." . ,, — «••.? "o ain^tu ml fall production with Gregory Pe;^ ! ..... in tl..: Icati. . . . Peter Und ayed « the latest lo gel a bid from th • London Palladium. May ot in? department store clan. year is Em in But THE song title of tl-.j Hoagy Carmichael's "P-i- Box. Tie 'Em With a Joan Crawforrt is ravin, over the ' X ^ .:'' hrOW ' Em in thc Dee " run of -Miss OUricn." the dim ! Klorincatioji of i school- teacher, i „ , . • • • it's the ben story slw's c-cr i Rou crt stack probably is Holly- had, ann that includes "Milnrcd [ vvo( ' ci '' <> ' Vci ' siwit-sinan (nil people I'icrcc." ircqnently do ciouble-takrs at his reduction chief ft>re j » hunting Jacket to set the mouse Schary fii; K iiy mot [,i s new bo Howard Hughes, at a secret ren- drzioiiK off the lot. The rtialop at one pcint, 1 hear, went like (his: Hushes: 'One thing I won't stand for is 'think' pictures." Sch/.ry. "Just ,v!Mt do you mca:i by 'think' pictures? 1 ' Hughes: "PicUur.s which arc primarily interested in putting over a me.'-jage." Schary: "I don't like tint kind of pictures, either." Hughes (.startled): "I l)ioii£;!it tlus was the only kind you did liio lo max?." Schary: "On the contrnrv Whu did VOll Ih'.ll, nt ^r*.-~ r .-fj_-.'.vt Schary "go riid I t believe 'l>al yoii ,«an by ahink- pict Mr. Hughe, u that ^^on^ traps. MCKEN'NEY" ON BRIDGE By William K. McKennry America's Carrl Aulhorily Written for NEA Service Setting Up Dummy Is Key to Slam ' sC " nccr A K .1 105 A J 4 None A K 8 7 4 1 could harden on today's hand vcrv easily. I do not think that seven spades is too much to bid with this hand Our lesson r.as to do with thc cm-reel line of play. A beginner would be Inclined to win thc opening Iran of thc qucnn of clubs with dummy's ace. flouring cm croKT-rufiing c ] U b s and diamond?. All we h.ivr- | 0 do ( S !o (j,^.,, 13 tricks, and that can be doiie easily if we take a jood look at the dummy. Isn't there a way lo set the dummy up? There are only three outstanding trumps, and ll-.ey can be picked up with dummy's trumps. So let's set up the club v.jlt and pick up thc iruaips at the same place. Play the rtruce of clubs from dummy on the first (rick and trump it In the South innd vvi;h the nuccn of soariM. Lo.iri the tliiee of spades, win the dummy with the i nine-spat. Then lead the lour of | clubs nnd trump it with the ace of spades. Go Ij.ick over lo diimmv by toarl- nng thc five of spades." riitf the I .seven of clubs with thc seven of .spades, then lead the fight of 1 spades. This will be won in dummy ! with the jack nnd win iilck up .wr- i WeM's last ivum[>. No\v lead a small nil- heart from (lummy lo the king, lend £cr" back Ilic queen of hcnrts, over- cousins Betty and Russell Phil- Mr, and Mrs. W. W. Hollipeier and granddaughter, Jane Hollipetcr, left today for. Angola, Inn., where they will spend the Summer at their cottage there. Dick White, son of Mr and Mrs. F. A. White, is ill from mumps. 0/eo Tax Repeal Bill Burdened with Rider Obnoxious to the South WASHINGTON. June 17. (UP!— Ami-lynching legislation and the ..„„„, ,,,„, CII11[ , C( .., , or tnc nlm ocomargarme tax repeal bill were! bill are slim. He said he saw little (he kerosene lantern, the talka- phone, the horseless buggy, Jlyinjf machine and electronic baby litter. And right now—the perfect can opener. It's a thing of rare and exciiitiu beauty. It is made by the Rival Man.i- facluring Company of Kansas City, Missouri. But the gimmick thpt fixed the new fangleri can opener to open without neril to life and limb v.-as developed in the laboratories of General Electric at Sclien- ectady, N.V. In case yon haven't guessed. Tim secret is a magnet. Working ILIB this: It is tied to an adjustable arm on the side of the opener. You wheel it around, same as the old fashion- eel wfty. After the opener has been snapped onto the. side of the can. ihe magnet takes hold and foliou* the top about until it's loos*. And then holds on to it. The magnet arm can be. adjusted. 10 any size can. Gallon siw on down. It operates a s simply M—well, any other old can opener. " "' " le sa boat appeared to be sinking fast. The two measures were linked together by -Sen. William Langer, R . N. D. He said that if the Senate Republican policy Committee sche- edules the oleo repealer for action, he will fight to tack on an ami- lynching rider. Langer s?id he realizes that hi« tactics may -well result in defeaff for both the oleo bSl which he opposes—and the anti-lyiiching bill —which h c favors. "But if (he Southerners want thc oleo bill passed they ought to be willing to take the ami-lynch- ing bill with it." Langer said. Sen. j. William Fulbrtglit, D.. Ark., oleo strategist who vol'jd against the anti-lynching aill in the enatc judiciary committee, admitted that chances for the nleo — for favorable action "unless we have an extended session," Songstress HORIZONTAL 1.6 Pictured .song.it i ess 12 Withdraw 13 Olcic acid esters 15 I.nmpreyj IS I'okcr slake 18 Minnie skin opening IflRoof final 20 't'ryins; experieno 22 Genus of grasses 2:1 Parent '24 Proposition 2fi Oriental guitar 29 Canvas shelters . .WGotidc.-s of discord 34 Forefather S. 1 ) Tight 37 Perfume 33 Babylonian deity M Exists 40 Mal« child 43 Abrogate 48Hiah"rard M Decorate 5.1 Ventilate! 54 Press _ 55 Set asidV " 57 Complcts 59 Sho is a radio - • husband 3 It is (conlr.) •I Hour (,il).) 5 Vi months I) Meiv.oi'itnd 7 Genus of shrubs ROf ;.'ie du 9C«vtoRi,u>h I1) On lop o( 11 Rsrrtan err.f;"rnr I2Scotli ? h sherpfold M Ocean 17 JSTorlh Hakott (ab.) 201>r,at paddle 21 f.and p^icol 2:1 Antio.u.-!.ed 25 Birds' h .Tries 2fi Harden 27 Anger 23 Metal 3d l-ouse eft -~I 'Ost.-yan -15 Wharf i 46 Suffix f 47 Bewildered 48 Seed covering 4'> .Apple cenlcr . ^2 hutlan weight . r iO Compass poinl :'•>> Arn-JtU 52 Males :f7 Bei:u;i r .pi.;.:;l .VI Belongs lo it 4'.i ^.icafn^r (^b ) 56 P.oyal Guard ^j •11 Maliv« mctiils (ab.) •I'iU-ilefi 58 Symbol for 44 Root edf« nickel between rows 1 Retain 2 Gudrun'J

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