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PAGE SEX HUG BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COURIER NEWS CO. U. W HAIMES, PUUuber JAKES L. VERUOEFF, Editor PAUL O HUMAN, AdTertUny Uuuf«r fc»^»~.— — — — •at* Kattoo*) Advertiiint Representative*: WmiAO* Wttmer Co. New York, Chicago, Detroit. AUuta. tfemphlt Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Attend u uco^d du< mmtUrr it the poot- oCto* it BlytberUie, Arkansas, under act ol Coo- October s. 1817. Served by the United Pre« SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier in the city of BlytnevIIle or 107 •uburfaau town where carrier service U maintained, JOc per week, or 860 per month. Bjp mail, within a rtdlui oi SO mile*. MOO per year, t3&> for Uz month*, tl 00 for thre* month*; bjr mail outside 50 mil* aotw, 110.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation Ai H h written, H* hath dispentd mdroad; he hath flven to the poor- his rlchteousnrs« remain- eth for tvfr. — I] Corinthians 9:3. * » » In giving to thy alms, inquire not so much the person, as his necessity. God looks not so much upon the merit of him that requires, as into the manner of him dial relieves; if the man deserves not, tliou IIRSI, given il to humanity. — Quarles. Barbs Smart people always get silverware to match, pays « writer. By always going to the same restaurant? A MawafhHaetU poet was married — anri now we can expect tome ode* to canned beans. 9 • * There l& no nrore cranking ot autos, but tourists still hive a good chance of breaking an arm unfolding road maps. * * * It's your own fault if you're content lo remain A Michigan thief irrestcd for stealing twenty. four bathing suits won't nwd even one for ninety days. Most of tlu birdies sliil are picked up al the l»th hole. * * » Scantier bathing suit* are getting by this year —Ju»t burelyl Blows Should Be Above Belt In Truman-Congress Rows If Mr. Truman hopes to prove that he is working with the country worst Congress, and his opponents try to con- ' vince the people that Congress has been working with the country's worst President, we hope that both will approach their task with the honesty (hat their grave charges require. The Republicans' task will be simpler —not easier, but simpler—because they •re dealing; with one man Mr. Truman will be dealing with some 500 men and women. But if the. GOP has the simpler Job, its supporters should go about it with great care and thoroughness. Historians seem to agree that there have been a few administrations marked by the ineptitude, or worse, of the man at the helm. .But the Republicans should not confirm themselves to the opposite party in their search for examples, since they did not simply accuse Mr. Truman of being our worst Democratic President. They should not stop with, say, the timid inaction of a Buchanan. Let them also consider the Grant administrations, which are not generally regarded as shining examples of good government. Or they might even come down to the Harding administration of contemporary memory. Then, in fairness, they should drp.w up and present comparative schedules of presidential deeds. These would be checked, in the manner of true-or-false tests, as good or bad. As for Mr. Truman, he has a hard job ahead of him before he even makes a comparison between the 80lh Congress h^ Jf 3 f 1 ^ 5 f ° r thp boob >' P riz <=- Fi«t, he must define wliat he means by this worst" Congress. Is it the Congress of Republicans who .ponsored the Taft Hartley Law, which he doesn t hke, or of Democrats who have threatened to talk hi s civil rights program to death if it ever comes up for debate ? Is it the Congress that approved the Trurnan DocWrK, or the Congress of the purging Thomas Committee? The Con £*« th.t made law of the Marshal Plan o r the Cong,e« wh QSP lower house puUhe-mea^x'cutonaidappropria- I* it the Congress whose Senate passed a selective draft bill, or the one whose House bottled up the military training bill in its Rules Committee an.) never let it come to a vote? ( \ Which Congress is it? The one with the benate which paased a bill admitting «wpl«c«d persons from Europe? Or the one in which one House member called ./. y ':;'V->.o_ JiLYTHKVIM.K (AUK.) COUK.IKR NK\VS these unfortunates— without benefit of personal observation—"the scum of Ku- rope, an aggregation of loafers." Mr, Truman'* damnation is pretty generalized. The 80th Congress contain* men from the GOP side who have worked side by side with him on his conduct of foreign affaira. They have done thin not because our foreign policy is necessarily Mr. Truman's foreign policy, but because they agreed with him on the direction ;uul scope of the program. If they h;ul not done this he would surely be more bitter and frustrated than he is today. There are congressmen lik« Senator Taft who have opposed the President on some domestic issues and supported him on others. There was one senator of Mr. Truman's party who bolted to become Hnnry Wallace's running mute, nnd there are other Democrats who have fought him from lac to the right. And, of course, there are those who have been against him on strict parly lines. Now, if both sides of the argument will answer thcso questions, fulfill the minimum reouircmcnts of honesty and definition, an ' let the record .spe; ( k for itself, then- miglu be some excusu for ;t booby-prize canipa ; gn. Hut if (hey can't fulfill them, we li>pe they will abandon them and go back to Die more conventional and less extravagant mime-calling. Sometime in the Dim, Distant Future TUKSOAY. JUNE 22. -orgotten Comrades A Russian writer named Kozclsky informs readers of Hie Young Communist magazine Ilia', he recently visited Cincinnati, where "everything except the air is the property of the Taft- " Must be nobody told Comriulo " •* sky about the Cincinnati Reds, laey may not be subversive l>ut, judging from their standing in the National League, they show symptoms ol' going underground. House Appropriations Committee is Accused Of Ruthless Usurpation of Legislative Power ' ...... ~~ ••••••••*» VIEWS OF OTHERS »•»••••••«»•*•••«• Freedom Not to Listen There U no better symbol of freedom of speech than London's Hyde ! : ark—where an enthusiast may mount a soap box and harajigue the tolerant listeners who galher around him. Yet the Englishman loves privacy almost as much us he loves free- ' doni. He would not easily accept any infraction of his right to listen or rot to listen, as he chooses. The American, who has carried publicity lo dlizy helghu of accomplishment, is equally devoted to the freedom nl speech, Ihougli somewhat less so to the right to be quiet. This is symbolized by the llve-to-four Supreme Court decision ruling that a lound truck may be used by a religious group In a public park without license from the chief of police. Thus the loudspeaker as a medium of free speech is safeguarded from arbitrary restriction by local authority, while the loudspeaker as a public nuisance is free lo assail private ' ears: Ruefully we concur wllli the majority opinion of the court. The particular case under review may have been a poor lest,, since it involved only a potential and not an actual restriction of free speech. Yet a present nuisance may be a lesser evil than a potential danger. And those who would woo the public with the strident bray of the loudspeaker may oe discouraged by means other than le^al restrictions which, are themselves open to abuse. Whitman was spciking with conscious, good- huinored exaggeration when he declaimed: "I sound my barbaric yawp over Ihe roofs of the world." Too many political candidates whose voices penelrale the American l-.omc from cruising sound trucks t urn \VhUinarTs boasl Into raucous reality. Pcop : c who cncrlsh 1Ueir , r j ctloin not to listen to whn they don't want lo hear should use their frcooom to protest, it protest is loud enough, politicians will lisien. -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Se cretory of Democratic Party Takes Look at GOP Convention THE DOCTOR SAYS H> Hirrnan \\. K "Lj?" 1 " '' •»<»•«»•. • ft. Writttn for IS'E* IlliUi Antiscptjcs and germicides are used to fight the dangerous action of germs lying oil the surface o' the skin or in the deeper tissues. Unfortunately raos- L-'.ermcal ,sul>.Mances which altack germs also tend lo destroy or harm th« tender human tlfiiics wilh which they come in contact. _ The searcii for a perfect anti- septlc, or germicide has gone on ever since bacteria were known to exiy». Such a preparation has not yet been fount! though good ones ara , „ available. the Dcmociatic Nati Nenrlv ^i^nnl *1 "M' "What 1,1 thunder Neatly eseijone sometime or oili- 'here Can?" or has an injury and decides to pus "Slumming " he v And right in the Belleviie-str&t- loiii Hotel. vaiue the Kenubl : '-aiis have pitched camp. The City ni Bio'.heily Love !,ad become a city on brotherly coufuslon. But it loo- ed as if there mi?ht tie a liUe peace and quiet behind the paneled door of Room 422. p->"fjea There sure w.is. It turned out lo 'be the quietest suite in town Theta .sprawled in an over-suified chair in his sliorfslceves was Victor Hunt Harding. His fnends call him cap. am old secretary of , '' By IVter Edson NEA Washington Cnrrrspnntlrlit WASHINGTON (NEAI-Rmhlcvs usurpation of legislative power A Congressman John Taber's Hou •••• Appropriations Committee in tin past few weeks ha s surpassed anything of the kind on record. Under lhe rules of Congress, thu standing legislative committees a.-o supposed to draft the laws authorizing expenditures of money. Th.> appropriations committees arc then supposed to pass on the spending of the money. Appropriations coin:s are not, however, ernpo-.v- lo change lhe authorization Jaws. In cutting Marshall Plan eiob.U ' reeoi-cry funds from S6.0CO.COO.COO lo | io.OM.CCO.CO, lhe House Appropria- • HODS Committee rimy have been acting within its rights. But in specifying Dial lhc.se funds should be i .spent over a lo-inonih period end- j ing June 3. 1949. instead of ihe > 12-month period ending March 31, | 1840, the coniiniitcc rewrote the j Foreign Assistance Act ol 1948, aiul ! in so doing went far bevond its ; gram ol powers. The effect of this i change in the law was to cut Euro- ! pean recovery funds by 26 per cent. Other Kraxcn Legislation Other willful changes of the law I by thc Taber Committee have been | just as brazen, though involving I smaller sums ol money. : In handling War Assets AdininLi- i (ration appropriations for the com- I Ing year, lhe T.^bcr Committee tooi ' the liberty of rewriting the surplus proueity law. This law specific; WAA shall po out of business DC; ! 31. 1949. In the WAA appropriations ' bill, however, the Taber Committee ! .let the date at AUK. 31 1018 I ' ihe tying tiiat WAA should turn over aircraft and pans 10 the Air Force, personal property lo the Federal Buieau of Supplier, and real estate to thc Reconstruction Finance Corporation. The Ta'jer Committee tried in write IIHO thc law a provision thnt, all Federal government surplus pc.sonal property and real estate .should be made subject to slale and local taxes. Up to now this property has been tax free. The effect of ihe Taber Committee, action would be to increase government co.ils. It i.s an open laid on the Federal Treasury for the benefit of slate and local government It may cost Uncle Sam millions of dollars. Another highly significant example ol Taber Coir.mttiee legislation came in the STO.OOO.COO appropriation for U. S. participation in the International Refugee Organization. While approving this appropriation, the Tober Committee specified that thc diet, in displaced person ca.-ups in Europe should bo no higher than the ration for tho country in which the camp was lo- caieci. ".Alaskan Investigations" Subterfuge Perhaps the trickiest bil of business of tills kind this year was th'j Insertion of a ciause wider the title of "Alaskan Investigations" in lhe Department of Interior Appropriation bill, n states thai interest payments by the Federal government, on public power and city waier --""..^ n,t v,vol. ul IM1UIH1UI1 aim public power. Obviously this rider lias nothing to tio with "Alaskan investigation.;" 11 was put i n (he bill to raise Hie rales on government power and wafer and to make additional Reclamation projects unfeasible. The Department of Interior supply bill for the ne'xt fiscal year was studded with similar Taberizing attempts to change basic law. liureau of Reclamation was for- ployes .seeking to sell public power to consumers that already had pri- I vale power supplies. The effect K i to bar the selling of government ! power to cities or rural co-op.s j which by law are supposed to have ] Urst, preference in the purchase of r™ P ™ e> ' Atim ' n ' KirR - 5C " S pub!ic Dower ln capacity on the ground :• requirements for power A simib.r example of Taber Committee highhandedness was in refusing to appropriate S4,C03,OOfl to slan construction on a Tennessee Valley Authority steam plant. Many of these restrictions by the House Appropriations committees are being reversed by lhe Senate and may nol appear i n bills as finally pjiSsieci. But alt are specific examples of Taber Commute skull- uress. cuts made by dirty objects are more likely lo produce trouble than tlio a e rnac.c by clean objects. Tin- liber* I use of soap and water is lhe bes; way ol promoting cleanliness. The third point to decide is wnai antiseptic or germicide should ae put on. Various common substances used for tins purpose include linc- turc of iodine and an enormous number of chemical combinations containing mercury, silver, and certain dyes. Unfortunately. Ihere is no one preparation which scorns lo be superior as an all-purpose antiseptic. Tincture ot iodine causes some stinging in tpcn wotuids but seems lo be aboul as good a.- the other-*, 'hough it tends to burn a;\d (lightly damage the tissue. Certainly it should not be used more than once or twice on the same wound. All of the antiseptics marketed by reputable companies seem to have some advantages and som; disadvantages. One or more shams be in every medicine cabinet ami Note: Dr. Jordan i s unable to answer individual questions from readers. However, each day he w-.U answer one ol the mosl frequently asked questions in hLs column. • • • QUESTION: What is the cause of diapei rash and whai can ne ilone lor it? ANSWER: In most eases of diaper rash ammonia is formed in ;',v> wet diaper by the growth of bacillus which splits the urinary urea into ammonia. Best treatment is prevention. Diaper.-, should be washed with scrupulous cleanliness, rinsed thoroughly in clear cold water mid put tliiou»ri a final rins» >•< boric acid solution. Soothing lotions rather than soap and water imp. Once ihe whole Duoine.ss collated on top of a ha, ncd Republican who had been sem up to ihe hotel marquee lo tix it. "How about this Republican bus- ineis here. Cap? who's son,,, ,„ come out on lop and lace Mr Truman in November?" "Well, now." he said, hitching up his blue seise pajits again "it would't be lair to tell you everything I know. But J can tell von a couple of things. Those Republicans tried 10 hand us the election in advance with thai siuit they pulled in Congress. "Thai's thing Number l. ', "Number 2: I'm a pretty clo.se observer. Tom Dowc-y has got some small operators on his side. A lot of savvy. Second time out. yon know. "And watch thai waxed mustache catch the glances and i lot of votes from the new look. Tha women. Might even fay Tom is i nev, look in politics." Bob Tall of Ohio? "Well, the Taft, workers see old- ' line politicians. The've got their feel wet. They know what they'r« And the Harold Stn.ssen crowd? "There's a gang you've got i» watch, loo," lie said. "Hal's got lhe starry-eyed youim "You've got to shadow that kind. They're crusaders." Cap said he cam* hare to do *. liltlc spade work for the Democratic hoe-down which begins her« in three wetk». "I'm gonna iticlc around." h« said. "I might learn something." IN HOLLYWOOD" BV F.RSKINE JOHN3ON XEA SUff Coirraponaeot •••«•••••••••• ', iNEA)—Don't new iji movip, "Family IlMicy-I moon.' 'five limes before «' r fi- False Teelh Trap Suspect INDIANAPOLIS (0P)_A burglar lost his false teeth while fleeing Naomi Estelle's home. Polica picked up a suspect and popped ths set into lu.s mouth, it was a perfect fit. The 48-year-old man was held 1'or questioning. SO THEY SAY The main issue today Is not wmnnmtsni versus democracy but slavery against freedom Good as the Marshall Plan it it docs not deal with lhe basic problems of the day.-Dr. Ralph c. Hutclil- son, president, Lafayette College. • * • Negotiation mi<I?r thrcal of terrorism is not liable to lead to peace and order or to an equua- ble solutlon.-Dr. N aj l Al-Asil, Iraq UN rt elc e ate opposing Israeli-Arab peace talks. • • » Europe, or at least Europe wc u of lhe curtain I» In special danger . . . i u reconstruct,,,,, on t regional plan has become both necessary and urgent.--^,, Christian Smuts. torm er Prime Minister, Union of Sou:h Africa. A lot ot the inye.sii ? nllon into Ica(>ral , ovnll s In extremely incomp.ienl hands a,,d a waste of Uie taxpayers' money.-Dr. Bdwatd Conrion, chief of the Bureau ol St«ndivrd5. W '" S " PPOrt °' * m " ilar - v ""•« ^ men prepared at the drop o, a hat to nd ihe Berk and z Wayne Griffin > finally talked me iiuo it." Personally. I'm B lart they dirt. IL .sounds I'.ke anotlin- ".Sitting Pretty" and besides Claudetlc and Fred are the hottest team on the screen I'lhc grow on -The Egg and I" is now past 56.000.rK, i And as Cliuitfotto says: "I almost turned ilown •]( 'l,la|i|irnrd One Nlflil.' („„. .niri.mi [InpfcVis anil Consl.Tiioc Hcnnclt dill turn '. II iltmn. \Vc flon'l always know what's Rood for us." Sudden thought: If thc actors' strike becomes a reality, will the stars have their stand-ins do thc picketing?... Bob Watcrfic-Irl Jins canceled thorc plans to star in a western scries until after the pro football season Jimmy Savo's book. "Little World. Hello" rtlic true story about his inheriting a castle hi Italy i will be nltned in Italy ihls summer. Perry Charles produces. Touch IVrc;\k Tough break for Lynn Bari. who Is extieclfiiR a baby in three months She dislocated her spine and doctors are afraid to treat her until alter the baby i s born. She's walking like Groucho Marx. Heil - haired Rhonda Fleming His "MneBcth" will be released tills fall nl»n: thc same time as Laurence- Oliver's "Hamlet." A technicolor film biography of Alexander Hamilton is near lhe announcing sta<:e. Itoail Slums Pictures are so scarce in Hollv- \\ood lliat several movie stum men have takc-n their tricks nn the ronri. They're playing small towns in a "Hell Show"—crashing old autos head-on nt 60 mites an hour, etc. They're passing up -he big towns, including Los Anpeles. on the ihcorv. no rtoubt. that there's no novelty in big totvns to aulos crashing lie^ci on at (in miles an hour. Technicians finally have admitted <!e.'rat in trying to transfer Caruso's old records to sound Irack for Jesse Laskcy's "Caruso Sings Tonight." Now LasVy will have lo find a singer who can sound just as convincing. The I-'Ill ni\ed prtxiucrr rdrlir. Small's (illc. "Fl!I vs. Scotland Varrl." on lhe theory tlul it world Imllr.itr a friirt The picture is now wllliout a'lillc. How about "Krtilie .Sm.ili vs. the FRI?" McKENNEY ON BRIDGE -*--*"* "*'X^>.x.*!>;>',>i>;>';v>' *»;>'>;>;>i lly William H. JlcKenury AiiK-rira's t'nrtl Authority ' \Vrittrn for NliA Service Throwing Opponcn t Lead Makes Slam At the Ohio state tournament in Cleveland this year, it was in- Icresliug to see Charles J. c"Cliic"i Moiuro.se, of Pittsburgh. Pa., rushmi: around with a speed graphic snapping pictures, photography is | also a hobby of mine, j had t o take it up years ngo in orrter to cct pictures of tournament winners in Ihe newspapers Now. when ' Chic ' is around. I have an n.wis- ! tant photographer. hand, then cashed the ace. thus establishing the queen of spades lor West. Nexl the ace of hearts was cashed and a heart ruffed in dummy, stripping his hand aud the dummy of hearts. A small club was played lo the kins, another club was won in dummy with the ace, and the third club trumped by Montrose with the ten of spades. When West showed out and discarded a .small diamond. Montrose had a perfect photograph of the hand. He xnew that all he had lo do was to lead a spade, which would throw West In the lead, and West, \iould he helpless. If he led a diamond, it would be right into the ace-jack. If he led a heart, which he did. "Chic" would discard the eiBht of diamonds from dummy and ruff In his own hand, lead Hie ace of diamonds, ruff a diamond, and the queen of clubs would take the last trick. H Year* A ff* In Blythevillt Dr. and Mrs. L. s. Briscoe hav« as iheir guest Miss Fannie I^person of Birmingham, Ala. formerly of BlythevlllE From lhe files of the Courier, June 1923: "J. Mel Brooks expects lo go on his vacation soon in his car. touring through to Number Nine, Armorel and Barfield, arriving home after the heated season has ended. He will challenge the ice cream cone champions of thoss cities to a cone eating contest." Dr. A- M. Wnshburn, Floyd White anrl J. R. stovall went to El D«- rado today to attend the funeral of Miss Hot Springs Named HOT SPRINGS, Ark., June 2J — | (UP) — Blonde. 19-year-old Lor- raine Childs will represent Hot (Springs in the "Miss Arkansas" ] beauty pageant, at Newport June i 30-July l. she was selected as "Miss Hot Springs" in competilion with six other girls Sunday. Odds Against Them COLUMBUS. O. IDPl—Ths odds against a family .with children rinding housing in Ohio's capital city today are 2.581 lo 1. the city housing board reported. The board has had only one recent oiler of housing for couples with children. There were 2,581 applicant* for 'that vacancv. Mammy Singer A Q74 V Q.I 11)5 » K 0 0 2 A .! n (j :, •> V Kf> » OR * A Q n •:, N W E S Dealer A None V S 6 3 2 » 1075 I iUcmtrosr * A K 1 0 8 ,1 » A 7 4 « A .1 3 * K 2 vv| K.isl Opening — V Q ,. .,..,,,,u., rn-ninin 't s n R«>d br-l Olnpcr Rogers will probably will get co-star billinc with slar '" "" l>n ^c of Cards" as an In- r - Crosby in •• ,\ Conticct'ciit rlc l )( '" [i P»l for producer Lester c»!- who will be lo1 ' I! s a *' or y °' a ? al w 'io learns Yankee." There's a doll who will be lcr - 5t ' s a stor >' of a ? al wlln learns Hollywood's, next bis Klamor star f v "'yilHng from books except love. (And the bride ol acior John llilion"• M-Ci-M, I hear, wanted to give »Iien her divorce is fln.il ) 1,11- PLnscr's hub 1 ' ' ' " fllle nail nixr<i that offer to do a '"'"-term ncll film in Km>lnnd. fiatri s:,e ronuin't . wnsn'l inleresl film in Kimlaml. fi. n |ri s ;, c couldn't bear to leave husband Dcsi Arnaz again lhe Jack carson-Kve Arrien radio hubby. Jnck Hri««s" llni? deal. He said he ted Read Courier Nev.s Warn Ads. Photography playea a part In today's hand, which helped "Chic" finish fourth In the Ohio state pair event, with Fred Van Acrnam, ol Buffnlo, N. Y. The winners of Ihls event were A. J Prank and A. s. j Goldsmith, of Clovchmrt. l "Chic" won thc opening lead ot • the queen of lu-arts in dummy with the king, then led a small "spade, only to (inrf K.ist void. He played j Hie king «f -.p.ides from ins own i HORIZONTAL 1.3 Piclured singer 9 Cooking utensil 11 Interstice 12 High mountain II Trying experience III Pitch IS Prevaricates 11 Assist 12 Smoker's implement n Muse of poetry IS Group of soldiers 26 Lampiey catcher 27 Fruit skin) JUNorlh Dakota (ab.) !9He making a comeback 10 Rancor 13 Skin openings 37 Zeal 18 Tr.ip 19 Row 10 Type of cheese H Twirl 15 Uncle Tom'j friend tfi Happenings tS Devotee 10 Occult 11 Slight bow 53 Looks fixedly 54 Bone VERTICAL 1 Invoke 2 Behold.' 3 Gem 4 Hussion city 5 Jump 6 Sun 7 Oleum (ab.) SConntry 10 Toward 12 On Ihe sheltered side 13 Italian .coins 15 Symbol for rhodium 17 Footless animal 18 Corded fabrics 20 Powerful- 35 Goddess of • voiced person di=corri 22 Jails 36 Dispatched -•1 Command 40 At all times 25 .Journeys 41 Urn- aanrThil i]""' 1 "' 42 Social insects 31 Privative (ab.)43Monnl (.ib ) 32 Perfect 45 Greek letter standards 47 Symbol for tit 3-lbwifl river 50 Near currents 52 Ha-.vaiian Mri •0 'II qj qj

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