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PAGE MX BiWTHEVTU,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TlU BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TKXOOUKOB KEW8 CO- JAMB L. VZBHOEFF, Editor PAUL O. BUUAK. *4T«rtkto< Witmtt do. New Yocfc. Chicago. QctnM. Ewry Afternoon Except _ MOO-* cUi» m»tt« »t >t Wythwili*. Arkann*. uncUf «ct ot Coo- OctobM i. HIT. Bcr**d bj Uu United MONDAY, JULY 12, 1948 •DESCRIPTION RATBB: By i»rrtK to a» dty oJ BlytnertU. or town where carrier senrlce M taised, Me per week, or «c per month. By mail, within a r»-lius of 60 miles, M.OO per •ear 12 00 for sjx monthj, »1.00 (»r three month*; by nail outstdt SO noil* aooe, 110.00 per rev ptyabl* to wlTUU». Meditation The rich mm thill lie down, but he shall not he fathered; he openeih hit eyrs, »nd he b no«. Money may be the husk of many tilings, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not /nithfulncM; days of job, but not peace or happiness.— Hendrlk Ibften. Barbs U you want to surprise In and ask for drugs. . drug store clerk, walk i bandtU robbed • poker gam* and th« •innm were (he lowrv - • • • « A bridegroom In Indian* was tossed into jail .for speeding right after marriage. It might be good training. : • • • H 7M Ki * MtUe «uUry aver tht high price ot »H roa need It & hone. Some folk have already started doing a little -.. work — »o they'll b* missed while they're on vaca- ! tion. Democrats' Philadelphia Show to Be Exciting Event k*der« that something would happen to gather their voters into a compact and cnthu»iaatie unit. But, on the eve of th« convention, that something doesn't Mem to have come off. Anyway, it will be interesting to see what happen* "at Philadelphia. And whatever doeg happen i» bound to be interesting. The cheers may sound as loud and as long as ever. But it is certain that when the convention does reach agreement, the result will be no rubber stamp of approval. HeDood It! VIEWS OF OTHERS The Democratic nomination may be in the bag for President Truman, and probably is. But anyone who thinks the impending Democratic National Convention will be an anticlimax to the Republican choice of a candidate may be in for a surprise. Even if you like Mr. Truman as the winner at l-to-100 odds, it's a safe bet that there will be some fireworks. A lot of voters can't remember any pre-Roosevelt Democratic conventions. : But those who do will recall that some of them were pretty exciting shindigs. The party has always had a wide variety of political thought, and its maneuvering has tended to be of the open-field, not the smoke-filled-room variety. Mr. Roosevelt changed all that. His immense popularity, and the tremendous Democratic successes it produced, left his delegates with little to do except cheer. It waa only in 1940, when the convention yelled for Paul McNutt for vice president and booed Mr. Roosevelt's choice, Henry Wallace, that an open rift was briefly apparent. But this year some bitter differences are almost sure to come to the surface. : Their causes are well known and well ', publicized. Southern conservatives don't like Mr. Truman's civil rights program. Northern liberals object to' what they consider a too-conservative domestic record, or to some foreign policy deci- ; sions. Labor leaders seem rather luke- ; warm. And so on. ; All these objections may seem to be . aimed personally at President Truman, ; but they probably aren't. It is reasonable to suppose that a lot of the grum- . bling has its origin in the discomfort that several groups of Democrats feel after 16 years with some very strange j political bedfellows. The Wallace third j party has removed most of the far-left i element that clustered under the JDemo- , cratic standard in the Roosevelt days. { But that standard still covers some very 1 opposite philosophies within the regular { party ranks. Air. Roosevelt had the sure and astute ( touch which somehow made many of . these different elements think that they ; were getting just what they wanted. ; Now it looks as .if the varying groups may try to get what they want—if not in a candidate, at least in a platform— : though by doing so they would widen , present rifts even farther. A common rallying point is not apparent at the : moment. Even the record of the 80th , Cangress, which almost surely will be ( the prim* objective of the Democratic , attack, cannot be sure of a unanimous s Democratic fusillade. For not a few of ; the party'i members supported the Re- 1 publican-aponsored measures which will i he most roundly assailed. There WM a hope among parly An Understanding With Russia? The firm jtatement of Hie British-American purpose to "stay In Berlin" made by Secretary Marshall and Foreign Minister Dcvln is a good foundation for settling that question with the Russians. This is to mainly because stated purpose 1* tt once backed by a striking demonstration of power. F]eets ot British and American planes flying food In to the German population have apparently impressed Russians as well as Germans. It would be foolish to assume that this "battle of Berlin" has been won. Russian withdrawal from the Konimsndatura serves notice that the Soviet Intends to pursue it* cluim that the conditions requiring four-power occupation ot the city have ended. It Is possible that every imaginable device or annoyance will still be tried to make Berlin uninhabitable for the Western Powers. Soviet diplomacy goes on tht theory that "it never hurts to try." In Berlin the Russians may not be satisfied until they have exhausted all potential means of pushing Britain and America out. But they will drop any particular weapon as soon as It is stanchly and effectively countered. So now we can expect tangible results from pending negotiations. General Clay has probably been ready for some time to help cue difficulties caused the Russians by the American switch In currency and to make other adjustment*. But the Soj'let move to starve Berlin had to be dealt with first, otherwise any American concession would have looked like an effort lo buy off the Russians. Now all diplomacy makes the best L-«;'EaIii It can. But those who have negotiated with the Russians declare that they are especially prone to push their demands to tlw last notch and to regard any concession as a weakness. This characteristic enters Into every calculation of the possibility of arriving at an "understanding with Russia." This newspaper has deprecated effort to build up hate of Russia and also the proposals of those who declare war Is inevitable. But we are convinced that many who urge a settlement with Russia are mistaken In thinking that It Is simply a matter of a few kind words or diplomatic concessions. They Ignore basic factors in Soviet thinking. They discount fanaticism which is sure the world must be saved by communism. They overlook (he tact that Russian leaedrs accept the doctrine of Inevitable conflict and regard any agreement with non-Communist* as merely a temporary expedient. A major source of the power of Russia's niltrs Is this doctrine of conflict. They insist thut all capitalism is brutal, monopolistic, and imperialistic. Much of their reason for being would vanish If It became apparent that this concept of the democratic coi'.r.trics was untrue and that conflict was unnecessary. So an "understanding" which Implies real friendship is not attractive to them. But neither is war. for their people are weary and their country devastated. So there is some hope that with firmness in the West an agreement to disagree -a settlement advantageous to both Russia and the West—can eventually be achieved. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. \Nichols Tires of USES Routine; Wins Gardener's Classification Vandenberg Resolution in Senate Shaping U.S. Policy Toward UN is Good But Not Good Enough THI DOCTOR SAYS or the poisonous snakes, rattle- Ry Harmon W. Nlcholn U'mled Press SUff Correspondent) WA&HiNUTUN, July 12 — IUr,'l —you pay your taxes and Uncle Sam owes you a favor— like help- lug you net a Job. I thought I'd drop in and see how it works. . You hop s trolley and go lo 5th ! and K. Streets, Northwest. That's « many vacation spots, including nuch of the Rocky Mountain area and most of I he southwest. It You go ID me end of the lin* that curves around the water foun- si, ui me buuuiviebi. n ]-> •* - ».-.- .~«.. (hat the danger from rat- ! * aln and trough the door into the lesnake bites in (he United states | strcot - For 'wo hours yc • stand on s increasing because of the increase j "I'f.,^ 1 .,.I" 11 the " the ° lher ' ~"" n outdoor recreation. The best way to treat snake bites s not to get bitten at all. High eathcr shoes or leather puttees will stop the bite. People who vacation regions where rattlesnakes are found ought to give this matter some thought. In one report Iro'n Texas abonL one-third of those bitten died, so this matter Is reaJy serious. Two Kindt of Cure In general, thG treatment of imaks bite is of two kinds. The first, which j s local, is aimed at preventing preacl of the poison from the bite to the vital organs and at removing much of the poison before it is .ibsorbed. The second is designed to ly your turn. The pretty RITI ceninn tn« wicket" ha.s her pencil poised. Namn. please. Occupational title. Education. Training and so forth- Previous employment record. The girl hums and starts fingering through a set of books, "Newspaper work, eh?" she says, looking under "n". She backs off a few paces and in gone for 15 minutes. She comes back with reinforcements. A couple whispered caucus that reminds m fellow he. ought to he up and away lo Philadelphia to look into the doings of those Democrats. The trio look you up and down. . l You jerk the knot of your tie. You on the Security loan to finance construction new UN headquarters buildings the Rockefeller-donated site New York, pears that this may By Peter HrLson puty to serve NEA Washington Correspondent i Council with WASHINGTON — iNEAl — What land Dr. Phillip C. Jessup. the last Congress did to the Uni- concrcss ilso .ted Nation* was both good and 1 Co " E ' css nls ° I bad. Congressmen still view UN •vlth fishy eyes. Most important favorable action was Senate passage of the Van- : denberg resolution, reaffirming US. intent to work for peace through UN. Being just a Senate action not requiring a- vote by the House nor signing by the President, the Vandenberg resolution is not law. But it is an important policy statement. It backs up the President, Slate Department and U. S. mission to the UN under Ambassador Wnrrcn Austin. And It is a setback to impatient Americans—including many congressmen—who wanted immediate revision of the UN charter. Ultimate revision of the UN charter i s cautiously called lor by For International I rui imeiitaLiuiiai Refugee Or- Ambsssador Austin ! ganlzatkm. Congress also did some : fancy cutting. It provided 570,000,- faitcd to complete Ml > for the u. s. share, with other j iiulion on a $65,000,000 non-interest countries putting up $.54.25 for • • •• 0 [ every $45-75 from the U.- S. Another on , qualification was that only 60 per in cent of the U. S. funds could be re _ , spent unless the diet in the refugee camps was reduced to the level of suit in an effort to move the UN ' from New York to some place in ' the Grman dit. i i • *• Europe are probably unjustified. | Can Congresn Limit UN Ajencles? even though the Russians, would \ Whether any of these limitations favor that change. \ on an international agency by the Toward auxiliary organizations P ' S : Congress can be made bind- of the United Nations, the Con- mg ls " question no one can now gross showed pretty general indif- , a "s w cr. ference. it not outright distrust I Cor 8 r « s s also refused to ratify a . rt , .. : convention on privileges and inn- After much pressure «!»« U. | munities for officials of. other gov- Congress approved U. 3. affiha ion ernmerUs servln the UN ,„ tn * „' witn the world Health Organlza- .' a Authority toB ,^ n v s KOV 1 T ^ F?"; .h"? Tfh ?? TT onf mem '"'"k* 1 ex p erlsl ° ™ ™- f,rS^ ° sanctions also failed to get ac- WHO expenses rise above an ap-, t ion the Vandenberg resolution if other, : proved 31,900,000 for the first year, | Revisions In the voluntary means for ending use of lllcrc w ' 1! llave to be specific legis- Labor Organization the veto on international dispute lation by Congress, second that the ; approved but some of the ILO i US. may withdraw on one yeaj's j Convcn ,i 01 , s were nol ratiried notice, for which there is no i I - \ „ s memhc . r , h : n ; n „„ •,,,,,„. vision in the WHO charter. Third j ^rninentaf ^irne ConSe h" ,,, a «lr> Am f nciins »PP°""e d t° Organization was not acted on. the WHO staff must be cleared by | An in , em gii 0na i whea i ,,ree- ment which would have set top and Congress also tied conditions on- I bottom pnx-cr- fnr !he principal e\to U. S. participation in the Int\r- j porting nations failed to get ac- iKitional children's Em e r g e u c y | tion. As a result, the cost of Mar- Fund relief work. Last, year Con- j shall Plan relict purchases of gross B.IVC ICEP S<0,(KK>,COO. This • wheat is expected to be increased, year Congress was asked for $GO r - Charter of the new Internation- 000.000 more. It cut this to $35.000.- j al Trade Organization was not sub- 000 specifying that none of this ! mitted to coneress for ratification money could be spent behind the this year. Thai, the its effect. Local treatment includes use of a ligature, tourniquet, or band tie.I above the bite. Some doctors advise short deep cuts over the fang markj. together with the application of some device of suction which pulls out at least some of the venom. General treatment consists' in using antitoxins or subs'-atiee.s aimed at neutralizing the venom. Pretty good antitoxins have been developed to combat the venom of some snakes. We really need to learn a good deal more about our poisonous snake.?, ho wthey bite and how the r bite should . ue~ treated. For the [ present the intelligent person will make every effort not to get bitten rather than to rely on treatment ailer the event. Noc: Dr. Jordan is unable to answer individual questions from readers. Howevei. each day he will answer one of the most frequently asked questions in his column. QUESTION: Can chicken pox scars be removed bv plastic surgery? ANSWER: It ther* are many scars, plastic surgery would probably not be desirable. If there are one or two serious scars—which is "unusual as a result of chicken pox —plastic surgery Is a possibility. Whether or not it would be desirable depends on the opinion of u competent, specialist in the field. International charter were taxes, for work as a porter. They didn't fl sk on the form what you \vanted to do- All they .wanted to know was :"skill, knowledge, abilities." if any? The conference breaks up. Th« line behind you pushes nervously. The girl who took your application In the first place leans forward, You think she has decided your fate. ,i4 Miss USES, though, at the mo'-^ ment is a picture of photogenic indecision. She snatches your card again and fingers it down to "skills, knowledge, etc." Where it says plain and simply, "newspaper workers." she writes, "recommendation—gardener. 1 ' So help me that's how It wan. How did she know that between writing pieces for the paper. I fight the Japanese beetles with one hand and stake up tomato plant* with the oilier? "Thanks, 1 ' 1 said. "That line over there now," »h« said. That line turned out lo be on* hour long. At the end all you have to do is drop your little card In a cardboard box- I expect to be hearing from my application any day now. NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION , A special election l s hereby called in Burdette School District No. 35 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, at which there will be submitted the question of voting a building Champion Raymond Briez is the champion luluC'iax of four mills', to be collected in each of the years 1949 to 1960. Inclusive, and thereafter blood donor of Paris. During 1935, he gave 98 transfusions without harm to himself, each transfusion averaging about 10 ounces of blood. cases and admission of new members do not prove successful. Main purpose of the Vancienberg resolution, however, is to let the world know that the senate Is behind all. ] effort,? to promote regional security | llle FBI i pacts and disarmament, while at i the same time strengthening the ; United Nations world police force. | Record Falls Short Of GOBI Record of the last Congress fa Is short of this goal. Congress provided enough money—over $13.000.000—for the U. S. share of UN expenses. It provided another million 15 Yearn Age In Blythevillt _ . ----- _- ..... ...„ UN n plus for pay of the U. S- mission to j iron curtain. It also provided that fund loan and manv of the other matters which could be considered will be up before the next Con- Mrs. W- D Chamblin and son Bill and Miss Patty June Davis left yesterday lo s[>ent the Summer at Hardy. Members of the Presbyterian Church will have » cottage prayer meeting at the home of Mrs. f ment prior lo maturity or for other Inclusive, and mills annually, beginning with tha taxes collected In the year 1961. with provision that the surplus revenue each year from the present eight mill building fund tax shall also be pledged with the taxes herein authorized, lo pay the priricipsl and interest of a proposed new construction bond issue of $48.000, which will run for 20 years and 5 months, with the provision that the surplui in the building fund in any year, efter providing for the bond and Interest maturities that year and setting aside the next six months' interest, may be used to call bonds of the new issue for pa- . the UN— now numbering 188. Con- other countries would have to put gress failed, however, to authorise j up $28 for every $72 put up by the ' appointment of another u. S de- i U S- IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA SUff Cocre.ipondrBt SO THEY SAY The press has no all-inclusiu right and privilege of disclosing information that is detrimental to the country.—Rep. c. E. Hoffman m) of Michigan. • • » The U. S. favors a united Germany but has consistently stressed that political u:iity must proceed from economic unity and that both must be based on recognition of individual liberties.— Secretary of State Marshall. • • . If you are ever soing to clear out the disease and crime-ridden slums, now is the time to start with this bill.—Rep. A. 3. Monroncy (D) o( Oklahoma discussing the public housing bill. • • * Tlie United states could not long remain an island of free enterprise in a sea of state-controlled trade.—Hornier Undersecretary ot State Will L. Clayton urging world trade charter ratification by u. S. • • • The American people are accustomed to think ol war a« fought only with military weapons- armies and ships and shooting. But there U » pha*e of .war olher than shooting, this Is subversive war. and this war is now in prcgress.- Maj.-Gtn. William J. Donovan, former head ot OSS, » • » The domestic price structure in the U. S. will rot be measurably affected by the European Recovery Program.-Wlllard U Thorp, assistant Secretary of State. » » • Children and dogs are M necessary lo the welfare of this country as is Wall Street and the railroads or nuy r.ther thing.-prosident Truman, l *'ii»S passage o< the housing bill. HOLLYWOOD — (NEAi— How many times have you heard the boy in a movie tell the girl: "You're no good, but you're my kind. We were meant for each olher." It's Hollywood's cliche N'o. 67432. But now. I hear, comes a new twist. In a new picture, a friend informs me (he couldn't remember the title! the hero tells the girl: "Baby, we're from the same jungle. 11 The new look, obviously. In the I "we - were - meant-for-cnch-otheri' routine. Doug Fairbanks, Jr.. is set for a musical. "The Caballero." He'll make it after rcturnhi™ from I/in- dun. . . . June Haver flics to Memphis. Temv, next month to sen her father for the first time In 12 years. Sandra Gould has been laughing over thai sign over a Tarzana, Calif., feed store: "If our r«* mash don't make "em lay, they're roosters." I ! again. Uezi Arna?. walked out o/ a picture at Columbia because he didn't like the story. . . . Lauren Bacall and Warner Bros, are fighting. Everybody makes a fortune in Hollywood, but nobody is happy. CROWD rULLKR That hardy perennial. "Gone ! Kftfafji With the Wind." Is making an- | _" . */ other round of the U. S. M-G-M and David O. have made more fnoney from this picture than any movie ever made. And that includes "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." "Snow White" always reminds me of IMS inirt Mac West when business was on at the box office. Exhibitors were screaming that the only picture making money was "Snow White.' 1 "Vcs," agreed Mat, "and if they had cast me as Snow While it would have made twice •» muclu" McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Virginia Keck and Mrs. Eva T. | school purposes. The building fund Morrison on Wednesday evening I at 3 o'clock. | Mrs, Keck, Mrs Morrison I their companion Mrs. Maggie Boyles and Mrs. Annie Hubbard will leave Thursday for Monteagle, I Tcnn., where they will remain for I the rest of the Summer. By William E. McKcnncy America's tarri Aulhority Wrltten (or NF.A Service guess i This Slam Contract Selznlclc I j A person laid up In a hospitst appreciates Homis and books, bin. i a columnist also appreciates mate- I rial for his column. Just before I I came out o: Memorial Hospital in New York City recently, my former staff of the American Contract Bridge League ;nu me six unusm;! i bridge hands, the first of which Ii am giving you today. It was con- I tributcd by Dan Maiioncy. an ofti- I ciac scnrcr of the '.casnc, 3!-.d a very j good player. f ; assure him of his contract. He led I a spade from dummy, cashed the king and ace of spades, then lei the six of hearts, putting- on dummy's nine-spot. East saw lhat if he look the Jack of hearts, the ten would be an entry into dummy for Mahoney. If hf refused the heart, declarer would j discard his two losing clubs on t'no j queen and jack ol spades, and make I seven-odd. tax Ls a part of and does not in| crease the total school tax of eigh- and teen mills. Said election will be held in »alrl District on the Uth day of August.. 1948, between the hours of 2:00 jj.rn. and 6:30 p.m., and otherwise in ths same manner as provided by law lor the holding of special school elections, at thn following polling place, to-wit: Bvirdette School. WITNESS my hand this »th diy of July, 1948. John Maye* 7,12-19-26 One pound of raw silk require* the cocoons of 2100 to 3000 silkworms, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. U. S. Writer Page Cavanaugh remarked to a film producer at a party how- happy his wife looked and the producer said: "Yeah, she's Just been to her jx>ychin t rist and now .she's Rot something to worry about again." NKW COMBINATION The old baseball slogan "From Ertnna nomney. Britain's feml- Tlnkcr to Evers to Chance" petsi nluc ve 'son of Orson Welles—she a twist in "Take Me Out to the BaUj wl " llcs - Produces and nets-is caus- Gainc." M-G-M has a new sons i " 1R Bs mlldl '"icrcsl n Hollywood -- Ingrid Berj-'man did when she Joan Leslies sun against Warner Bros, to break her contract Is headed for the u. S. Supreme Court. California courts have mled against her. but Joan still thinks the case can be won. The argument is whether a contract signed by a minor is still legal after she becomes 21. about "From O'Brien Grecnherg." to Rynn to j Cornel Wilde and wife Pat Ktiisht who almost separated a few months o. are working in a new Columbia film titled. '"Hie Lovers." That's Hollywood. You fight In public and somebody says, "What a great love learn." ... | Elliott Roosevelt Is writing a play, with cncoin agcmcul from Paye Emerson Roosevelt. ... In the divorce settlement. Carole Land is gets the home she and Horace Schmldlapp lived in while they were married —and that Is all. first arrived here. And speaking of Bergman, those rumors of a domestic rift continue. That wall she built around her home-life is crackiua. Prolific Inventor Walter Hunt, inventor of the safely pin. Invented more different things than any other man of Ins time, ninny basic principles of which in use tortav include the sewing machine nredle and shuttle, slvect sweeping machine, metallic cnrtridse, paraffin candles. repent- Ing rifle, mid the velocipede. AQ J65 ¥ 1094 » A + 97632 A9743 »32 • J 1068 *KJ2 \V E S Dealer > 1081 V J75 • 6543 2 Maiioncy * AK » A K Q 8 S 4> KQ7 + A Q 10 Tcurnamcnl—N'oither vul. South West Nort' E»s: 2 u Pass 3 A Par •. 5 A Pass 1 4 Par 6 N..T. Pass ^-- Pass Opening— » J 1 Mahoney. a witty Irishman, said, "After gcttins into six no trump. I had to make it. boc.uisc I was play, ing in a mixed pair event." Unfov- ! 51 Prayer HORIZONTAL 1,8 Pictured U.S. writer 14 Supervise 1 15 Show | 16 Flesh food | 17 Unusual 1 19 Watch face* j 20 Supply with , weapons j 21 Ethics I 23 Three (prefix) 24 Heredity unit ' 23 Parent 2G Exclamation ! 28 Tellurium (symbol' 29 She is a author 31 Enticed 33 Finish 34 Eucharistic i wine vessel ; 35 Interval I 37 Punctuation ! mark 40 Italian river 41 Half an cm 42 Comparative i suffix i 43 Mystic ejaculation 44 Winglike part 46 Runs put VERTICAL IKcalm 2 Exaggerate 3 Paper measure 4 Worthless scrap 5 Till sale (ab.) 6 Demigod 7 Time measure ™* c <ab '> 12 Card game 13 Depended 18 Sun god 21 Demenls 22 Comforts 25 English coins 27 Her writings are distinguished for (heir 30 Beverage 32 Male sheep 45 Afresh 47 Go by 48 F.xisU 49 Conduct 50 Burden 51 Church recess .15 Playing cards S3 Compass point 36 Civil officers 55 Courlesy till* 38 She is now 57 Not (prefix) 59Vice- Prcsident writing /or the 39 Improves (ab.) Tht Hollywood ft«lm »rt or. H*»d Courier Newt Wtnt Act*. innately for him. the opcrinR le;id of the jack of diamonds knocked out bis app:u 52 Eat 54 Bewildered rent entry into dum- 55 \vhirl question was, should ! gg plant he takt the club linesse immediate- i adjustment '5" UsCounroled Wo CPI, 5pe ih.-n if ho did. it IfiO Drains would not work. Mahoney. however, ! •»«' a ilmpl* Mfetr plujr that would I 55

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