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PAGE FOUR BL/YTHEYILLE (AM.) COURIER Tu**T>AT, rmrs THE BLYTHEVFLLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDFUCKSON, Editor FAtTL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole Notional Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- ertiM BI Blvtheville. .Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1011, Member o( The Asfociated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per seek. By mail, within a ratlins of riO miles, 5500 per year, $2,50 for six months. 51 25 for three months; by mall outside SO mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations The wicked walk on every side, whtn the vilesl men are txalU'd.—Psalms 12.R, •* * * Evil is fittest to consort with evil.—Uvy. Barbs i Highbrow booses are what a lot o( people keep on the shelves to make friends think they read them. * * * Architectural styles change from time to time but the last- word ID many modern homes i<, the wlfe'j. + * * We'll soon hear the annual dead silence that comes from the school bids complaining about summer vacation. * * * An Oklahoma man claims he broke a toolh while eatin B spaghetti. N'ow he wants to put the hlte on his jrocer. * * * A college professor says a large percentage of girl graduates ^vlll find husbands. That ought to make a lot of wives sore. Dependency on Uncle Sam For Housing Expands Here Decision by the Blytheville Housing Authority to erect another 74 units in BlytheviHe cnme as a rather shocking surprise to many people. On the heels of the announcement to the effect that the group will go ahead with plans for the project, a story regarding another government- in-business venture was passed on to us, The people of California's Central Valley, having persuaded the government to take over a giant irrigation project during the middle 30's, nre now stuck with government control of their irrigated farms and are sick of it. Farmers now realize they'll probably never own a water right, they may be obligated for repayment for life and the Bureau of Reclamation now says it will not make the water available for farms in excess of 1GO acres . . . which means that many of the Valley's farmers will have to sell parts of their holdings. After farmers at one point on the pipeline got up in arms over discovery of 184 leaks, the Bureau brought up 40 tons of horse manure to plug the lenk-s. The story got into the newspapers and some farmers claim they were warned they would be deprived of water if any more bad publicity was forthcoming. Just an example of what can and sometimes does happen when the government gets "in." On completion of this third project, 156 Blythi-ville families will be in government-owned apartments . . . :> minimum of about 150 per- Euns and up lo 70". This situation, duplicated about the nation and growing steadily, contd soon have a large percentage of our population depending on the government for shelter. It's political implications are tremendous, especirvlly in view of the way the government has handled project; like that at California's Central Yallev. welcom* after *& Among the tight lit- tla clrcl« of Republican regulars there were mutterings about "mob rule" and "near-revolutionary" activities. The mildest epithet hurled at the new people was "renegade DninocrRts." When by sheer weight of numbers the upstarts won control of the majority of these preoinct conventions—and the later county conventions an well — the reRpon.se of the regulars was not lo accept gracefully or even joyously this influx of fresh blood. It was lo storm out of meetings all over Texas and name rump delegations of thoir own. There were two reasons. One was simply that they did not wish !o see their long-established control of the party fall into other hands. The other was that the newcomers espoused the presidential cause of General Eisenhower, while regulars mostly favored Senator Tafl. Eisenhower supporters captured a substantial majority of the county delegates to the Texas state convention. By all normal measures, Hie General therefore should 1 have gained a big edge in delegates to the national convention at Chicago. But he did not. For the parly regulars controlled the slate convention machinery. And by the simple device of throwing out more than 500 Kisenhower delegates and seaUng Taft delegates in tlieir stead, the regulars turned the tables and delivered the convention to Taft. They did not even put the garb of fair play on this maneuver. They just asserted that wherever majorities were against them they were Democratic majorities and hence illegal. To the outsider, it sounded as if they were saying if you were not for Taft you could not possibly be H Republican. Many Republicans say that what they have done is bad for Taft, for the Republican Party and for the nation. They believe the Texas regulars have made a sham out of their own alleged concern for attracting Democrats -assuming any sizable share of the Eisenhower delegates were Democratic, which Is 'jnpi'oved. To outsiders in Republican ranks it also appears the Texas old guard has flouted Texas law and GOP party rules —these last of their own making. There is no hint Taft himself was a party to all this, though his managers were on the scene at Mineral Wells. Indeed, some quarters are saying he ought to repudiate the convention action as a scandalous defianee'of Good American tradition. The Texas• affair contaminates the hard-fought battle between Taft and Eisenhower. It would be a great misfortune should the 38 Texas delegate votes prove decisive at Chicago. A nomination won or tost by such unfair tactics would be a questioned prize. Con We Ride Out This flood? Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD (NEA) EX- iislvly Yours: Jane Withers, the id star of the 1 3Q'B, 1* planning a how buslne&s come-back. No* 26, beauty and the mother of three litdren— the eldest Is four — Jane aid: I'm ready no*' (/> trw acting gain either in movies or on TV but has to be Just the right thing for me. I have a couple of writers work- rm on romp Ideas, My biggest Job Ifjht now, thouqh, is making people wlive I'm a woman and not a little irl." Jane, the wife of wealthy Texas \ancher Bill Moss, menaced Shirley Temple In several films before staring in her ou-n movies. There was a ireat deal of off-stage (ending be- \vffn the Withers and Temple ' 'an\lUp? but now JRIIP'S Raying". "AFler w* grew up, Shirley and I The Wed dmg," 'Inally got together anrl now we' 5<iod friends. All thai kid nonsen IRS been forgo tl*n," home adjoins the course a warbling backyard gardener. • • • Dean Martin and Jerry L«vfa •*« Invading the kiddie record field wttb an album tilled, "Th« N»l?r £**«.• Its fun-poking m* m«mb«r» *t **»* pa hi um s*t who Rlurp their wip, . . Ring Crosby 1* ronfirllnp fc« p*)f that his 13-year-old son, will s4udy for the priesthood, AJan Ladd's medicos have pre* scribed a four-month rest for him after hf completes hts next film at UI . . . Social note: Rita Hayworth was Kirk Douglas' dinner guest at liis home the other nipht . , . Diana Lynn's tackling her moat challeng. Ing assignment — the role of pr»- adolesrent Southern eirl In a summer stock tour of "The MMnbw of The grapevine's twisting with 'he pporf. that Sophie Tucker'E life story has finally been sold to Paramount as a Betty Hutton starrer, Pophtp hrr?elf, I hear, was given the Information last week. Arthur, who fled from re- Pat Medina, accused bj- ttt* British press of rif#ertlng English films, ga ve London newsmen something to yulp over before she returned to Hollywood. Told Hi cm. did Pat. rhat she hasn't h*d any offers l« work In British films. » « • It a-on't be a quiz she*, but a porter? In Hollywood while she was T v Participation game with an aud- making "Shane," is having inter-P en . ce , and * a ™ n VJ th P rl ^ s tha * view luncheons all over London) Wl " rctwn f«* Allen to the horns screens next fall. (Remember, ah.. Peter ft/son's Washington Column —• Shortage of Aviation Gasoline Critical If a Major War Comes WASHI NO TON 'NEA) — The i THE FIRST IE that they were get- | THE SECOND factor is. of course, United States would be extremely] ting by without any difficulty up to; f,he tremendous increase in com- with British newsmen and tcllin? '. nil. Even about taking course. 1 ; Jn marital relation!; and the mysteries of the human body at USC. Eddie Cantor's casting dream Tor "The Eddie Cantor Story" Includes Ethel Barrymore as his grandmother and Anne Baxter in Ihe role of Ida. But the final decision Es up to Warner Bros. Speakins of Ethel: Those salty ballads whkh "cho over the fifth sreen nf the Riviera golf course are Trom the famous lady's throat. HOT shor! of aviation gasoline, in ease ; the lime of the oil strike. Supplies ' tnercial aviation. of a puriden ,aJl-om Russian attack ', have been adequate for every de- j travel in 1951 in Korea. Iran, Germany between or point?! manri at home and overseas, World airline over 21 billion | pa FS ens or miles, which was double tempted lo play s lo^ - heart In the hope of brinsing in four heart ta-icks. It 7 r a« obvious, however, that East could have returned a diamond quite safely if he had wanted to do so. If East held the queen of hearts, would he make the rian- eerous hejirt return instead of a This nlarrmne h n r t. a 2 a rik \ n g I y second and more important ; the 19+7 figure. This has nearly was rervson is thnt aviation gasoline S doubled aviation gasoline consump- re - I prodiirtion figures are now highly! tion in the last five years. v e a 1 e d bv the \ as a matter of military strike of ElO.OfW i s , nre the oljtbrea x of the Korean workers on : war, U. S. Gasoline refining ca- Aprll 3d. Two' pa city hn5 been stepped up consid- •* later thp Air" Prah ^V- B 1] t the amount of the in- Frvce had to cut \ r™s?A production fnctHHw and inwn on all mill- j | he , rtc * rpe ol their completion urn iry flyinp exrppt. | ' tn thp, Korean ; One point petroleum experts em- 1'elrr Krlson t healer. Thrrr days after that, rnmmemai; j phnsize I 1 ' 11 there i? no short- were ordered to cut. their ace of fuel for jet aircraft. Tn nff „, rilt(oni n* of ci- opcralipns 30 prr rent, for W days. ( ar ir !t , es )n the U. S. lor jet , , vl]Un drivinz wm ,, ri frce enoueh fuel , 0(111c|ton ,„ take care of an an . or until after the Decoration Dny •ravel rush. But, as many of the tjci t( , rt dem!llld . oil unions have been slower in j . • Fienlnz new contract. 1 ; and returning to work. Ihe crisis In aviation pnsoli.ii! supply IK not past. The irony of this situation Is that many U. a. experts have fizured RH?sin is not nhle to slnrt World ONE OTHKR factor that eases this demand is that the U. S, and it,s allies don't have as many jet aircraft as they should have. When jet. plane production pets rolling in At the start of World War n. U. S, aviation gas production was Rround 40.000 barrels a day- It was stepped up to 159,000 barrels a day at the peak of World War II. But many of these facilities were high | cost. marginal producers wit j were closed down when the v rmdnd. Korean fighting stepped up the demand again. But today's production fifzure is a military secret. The U. S. industry is entirely privately owned and operated. The government owns no refineries, Bui to encoura ce product ion. the EO v - ernment has offered accelerated tax amortization to the oil companies that would enlarge their refinery output. remember, Fred's squawks about "Stop The Music?' 1 ) The only resemblance to Grouh«o Marx's "You Bet Your Life," Fre*jj told me. Is that his show will be^ filmed and edited down to 30 minutes to "salvage the best of it." Fred shrugged his shoulders about his zero score on TV to date, saying: "Thev insisted that I do a show In the Milton Brrle vein and ihat'i a raricos* vein as far JIB Tm con- per cent either pan yon or tax ytml" * * * It's happened. Jane Wyman is no longer on speaking terms with-Travis Kleefeld, who had hoped they could ?o on. being palsy-walsy despite wedding bells that didn't toll. Lena Home's Nichols Canyon home in Hollywood is for sale. Sh« and hubby Lennie Hayden are plan* safe diamond return? It didn't nine to live In Paris . . . Cal Perry, seem likely, so declarer won the j the movies' crack stunt man. makes trick with the ace of hearts. j his film debut In UI's "The Lawless A club to the kin? next dropped Breed." . , . Add daffy song titles: Harry Ruby's "If I Had Your Money and You Had My Wife. What, a Wonderful World This Would Be."* idio 1 -; this; summer . , , Wil- Waterman (radio's Gllder- savs that when summer rolls couple of years, the jet fuel de- War ITI now because H lacks nvia-j manc j will be ereater. At the same demand for hizh-test Eor propcU or- driven ion gnfi. | t i mp the II now develops t.haf U. S. tutpht • aviation Views of Others South's Rate Fight Texas' 'Taft 7 Delegation May Be Convention Stigma For decades Republicans have talked hopefully of builHinp a real two- party system in the South. Party leaders have pleaded with Domocrat? In forsake blind allegiance lo their traditional party and join GOP ranks. This year, at long last, real stirrings developed. At party precinct conventions in hundreds of towns in Texas, meetings normally attended by a handful were deluged with new enthusiasts. The Republican Party seemed to be enjoying a new birth. But then a surprising thing happened. The newcomers found they were not Southerners thought thnl they had won a buttle some months ago when thp Interstate Commerce Commission dp creed uniform class rntps. doing away \vith Ihe heavy dttferrntinls against the Smith, southwest and \Ve.strrn states ervst ot fhe Rocky Moimlfunis. TVir !,uos wrie srhediilrri tn co nuo rffrrt Mny M- Bui (lie victory may bp a long way ntf. warns R bulletin of the SmiMiorn Newspaper Publishers A??ormtton, More than 700 protests have been filfrt. most of them by northern rnilroad.^. Anrt it takrs lime to hnar prutrMs. especially involving (lie intricate matter of frrlsht ratf.v If thp protests had orni filcri by thp ronris, mdiviriunlly srrVnns jiiMirn, thrn There \voulri be l>B5i?s for flrlaymc tlie ICC ordrr. nut H appears thai rlfhym^ rhr orrifr is pnmarlly thp renson for the flfvirf of pen tion?. The i^.-iIP oficht (o Ix 1 resolved b\ the rui.-wrr t/i cue s-miptt qur.^tioiv. rv^s It co?t th* 1 railroad, companies more to operate tn thp South and Southwr^, than In the North? In the early days of ratlrofldme: tliU <va=. rnip auri it. w?.-; thp reason for the rstablislimml of the diffrrFn'lal, Put it ha? rccfi^ly bofn doterniinrd that southern and southwestern lines are earnlnc a hieher rat^> of profit than northern lines. Patently, therr Is no longer reason tor thr differential in the^? ntra?. The Dallas <Tcx.* N*ews not be nbln to a major war.! planes may be gradually IIP TO JAN. 7?, 1&52, l&O refinery expansion projects involving a crap- if-ft! outlay at 5045 million, had been civen certificate.s of necessity by East's jack. Declarer could now count four clubs, three sparies, two diamonds, and two hearts—a total of 11 fast tricks. The twelfth trie* might be brought in by a squeeze | Terry Hatfietrl. lasf. of the famous or by a heart finesse - but which? I feudin' Hat fields, has written a film Additional evidence was avail-! r'ay based on the famous feud wjthj able, so Mr. White cashed dummy's j thp^lcCoys. SheUI peddle the script ten of clubs (getting a spade riis- : ' card from East) and the king and j ' queen of diamonds- The fnll of t-hr ' ? diamond? indicated that West had . around a bathing beauty is a sight started with four diamonds as welt for s] ™ re e - ves as five clubs. [ East's spade discard Indicated j that he had started with five or i more spades; since East obviously j had spade length and would sure-' ly Veep protection In that suit as long a-s possible. If East had the queen of hearts as well as the spade length, he con Id be squeezed; so that a fi- would not be needed. If West ATLANTA SCENE — Goodlooker, as she battles inquisitive downtown wind, complaining prettily, "All I can keep in place is my shoe*."— Atlanta Journal- s •ificates of necessity by " L ^ c «»»•« »•" -^ —v— - •• — •eduction Admini.traUon. ^ 'he Queen of hej.r^ no .quee.e either, even for defense. If RuFSinn ! Today's shortage nf aviation gas i'ptp nhlp lo fcnork ovit kov': is d\ie *o two m«nn DefenFe Produi How many of the fdrtlitips are now in production is not revealed. Aviation gasoline is in the nature ',•>. in atUU- j of a by-product, the Petroleum Ari- U. R. refineries .the situation would : lion to the U. S. strike. [ ministration explains. Ordinary be evrn more critical. The first is the loss of Iranian ; Caroline is rectified from petroleum. Official? In thp Depart ni ot ! production. Anslo-Iranian Oil Corn- Defense. the pp'irolpum Adniinu-tra- I pany operated the world'? largest Tion in Department of Interior, De- j refinery flt Abartan. on the Persian trn?e \rohil1?^tion Admim?lrnt1on Gulf It prodiieed 10 per cent of the and the private petroleum romps- world'* fnpply of aviation easohne. nir? anri commercial flyme roni- i When thi? refinery was closed down panies admit this "nlr ca-<;" short,- | by the Iranian government's .^elz- But they have no( hren lnlk-]urr. it frll to U. refineries to Inc nhout It much for two main [ make up IH> per cent of that loss for rrf^on.i. i wnrlrt supply. then run through alkylation plants, where the quality te Improved. "The supply Is now nip find tucfc," says Bri?.-Gfn, Alfred H. Johnson, chairman of the Munitions Board Joint Petroknim committee. Re- Ferve.s are a secret, he says, "but I would like to see lareer reserves." Cons-rev; U bolnc asked for more money to supply them. would work, and H finesse would lose. On the bnsi5 of this logic. Mr. White led a heart- to his kins. When the queen of hearU dropped, the, rest of the trices coulri" be claimed. If the queen of hearts not dropped, declarer planned to run two more top clubs. He would then have two spades, the ten of heart*. and the eieht of clubs left- In his hand. Dummy would have the four spades. If East still had the. queen of hearts, he could not keep It and the Doctor Says — Bj rOWTN P. JORDAN. M. O. Written for NEA Strrlc* JACOBY ON BRIDGE BT OSWALD JACOBT Written for NBA Stnrtc« also hold four spades; anrl the would therefore pulverize Arch Naar- brite says that White House television tour certainly qualified President Truman for two Jobs if he needs one of them in the future. He might b* cither a museum guide or a piano tuner. TV Comedi«nn« A correspondent who stens herself i may be of the same or of opposite "Anxious Reader" says that she i? | ferlili^linn of t«'o P?SS. Such twins ' , nm-^i interested In thp \-**\ nnmhpr : srx. Except for havine identical , Carter UloH f tOOK/* nf twins, triplrt-. and even n^iad- j birthdays, they may be as different j D««/ J nmV ,rn and OIP wnn-1 from each nthor ** any other broth- «C Used Real LogtC rrs or sisters, both physically and How n you rjueen of heart,<;?" his teammales asked sifive White after the play ha nd shown tod ay. " U's a rirr.^ This 5 'A llO HTT bOI ' ,-, , nd( .rd .„ ,nt™.iPC '"h-!" 1 ',^;,, ,„,„, „„ ,. hp rpslllt of of a single eg? •i Iilpnt.lcnl t.»-in. doubl«ton Jrrl. hnt so far ns 1 knnvv thorf Is Idontli iin rrason to behove l.h.it the fre- . '"'. '"' 1 Video comedienr>«, Lucille 9 She is on th« TV - Wrth, later SO THEY SAY We mnr-t face any pvr-ntualtty. They rthc North Koreansi hR*'" hiiilt up their troops d'.innz ths ncEO'ianans They may launch a lar$? scale at.- tack.--Fr<aid!>nt K.irn- S. Trnnnn. * * * The Crerman D^nuKrattc Republic rCommunlst East Germany* ^'111 orgsnlze the armed defense of 'ts homeland. — K-ist German Premier Otto Groteuohl. * * • Public officials frorti top to bottom do not c-or- nipt each other. \V'«. the people cornipt them. T?ehini5 every fix Is a fixer.—Illinois Gov. Adlal Btevenson. inc. The onlv Hunt lli.'i m.i>- N- in- [liirni-inc this pirt.virr is Mir>l Ihorf ^rtns to hf n erealcr rbnnrr of lavms more thnn onf child at " nnd arp much alike In both physical nnd moni^l chararteristtw. tn minor rp sperts onp is thR mirror image of rhr nrhpr. "Hirrp ar« apparonlly about ft iclf birth o? the mothrr crl.= oln- (n ,, r , h „, mrmv irtrtitical t«-ins as . Jl Ic^st until about the asc ol j f r!l t<-nul twins" '•> ™. | iiip rp is a tpndrnrv t"r tv-mf andj If more »nmrn nf this aee hrark-i n thpr mul'irlc children to be born i e' flr? havinc rhilrlrpn. tlirrp ro»ld.' prpmattirelv. Tills means that they I thrrrfnre. be a slicht inrrpasc tn | arf i comparatively poorly devploped i the niimbr of multiple birthf. i a t the time of birth nnd therefore] A? things otanrt today, twins are: have 3 dpcreased chance o[ livine born once in about 90 births. | past infancy. Tlie r.himc«< of haying tnpletf| are. of roursn. much le.^= than i , phanrp.s of hsvins iwins. and this occurs in about one in 940f> confinements. Thp likelihood of ctvmc birlh to riuartiuplets is e\ en less, mm.'lv ahnnt one tn fi2d,00n. which n-nnlrt mean that four of five sets nf nitflrlrm'lot.1 wotild he born in the An orcanizcr of the Pollthern Unirert stairs e.ich year. ' Tenant Farm"rs Union has bwn The suhjrrt of the chance.' of finfd S2SO on charces of inciting a hjvins multiple children at onp ' strike In Forrest City, birth cannot lie dismissed without : v>ra Rlirabeth Goodrich has been refemne to Quintuplets, or fiyp So awirderi the Citizenship Medal civ- far as this writer kno^s, only two !rn n \- the American Lecion Auxil- i se's of ciiiintuiilets have survived | sr y 'to the most outstanninc stti- past infancy. ! rient tn Junior hich school. This Is not. .flirpnsins since it hrs; <,[ lw; Virfitnta Mnnin hss arrived been estiniated that quintuplets can : home from the University of Mis- be expected about onre in SI mil- ] sisstppi, oxford, lion confinements t • • — There ncr !'<o kmrfc of fnins. Fr 1 cinch you dinn't get a peek; birds really hold 'em close to the vest!" Steve didn't eel a peek even thounh he is a macazine editor. But he demonstrated that If one 15 Ytars Ago In Bfyfheriilf 7»0«TB * AKQJ W .1 7 S 2 »KQS ME81 EAST 4 J 10(4 S V983 » A M»f J 8OUTII 1 N.T, 5 N.T. V AK 104 » ja * AQ84 J Both sides \TiL WrM North Pass I A Pass 4 NT. Pass « N.I, ?s Pass Opening le«! — * t Pass Past tood peek Is worth two finps-.es. coori locic i? wor'h two ppeX-s West opened the eicht of diamonds. and East won wit-h the ace. East, liipn returned the three hearts, and Steve had his of Coiuta New, Ad..i eh»n« to jo wrong. K. T« sorely 8 Her husb«nd is - Arnij I! 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