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PAGE KOTJB *•' THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS , nn ocxnun NEWS oo. • . - H W UA1NE8, Publisiwi ! < ' . JA1IE8 L. VERHOEFF editor FACtt O BOUAN. AdvertJilna BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ,' Sok N»tton»J Advertising Representatives: Wtlltt* Witm*r Co, New York. Chicago. Detroit •Atiutta. Ucmphi*. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Boterea ** second class mailer at the post- office «t Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ol Con- treti, October ». '1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By c*rri«r In the city ot BlytDevllle or an} ^.Durban town where carrlei service Is main- Ulned, 2oe per week. 01 85c pel month By mail within » ra-llus ot 50 miles. $4.00 per year, $2.00 lor six months. $1.00 tot three months: by mall outside 50 mile zone. *10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation But turning and seeing his disciples h- reproved Peter, and said: "Get out of my sight, you Satan for you do not. side with 6od. but *ith men."—Mark 8:33, • • • God i* really served by the man who re- •UU the lemptillon to do evil. Quiz Champ Dan Golenpiml, producer of radio's "Information Please," doesn't see how he can raise the program's music budget from $31.88 to $9564 a performance, as James C. Petrillo's musicians' union is demanding, now that the show is sponsored co-operatively. , So lie's taking his problem to the National Labor Relations Board. This isn't the first time that the militant boss of the musicians has stumped the experts, but it's the first time lie's done it in a spot where such a talent pays off. So, Mr. Golenpaul, how about a set of the Encyclopedia Britannica for Mr. Pctrillo The Real Danger When President Truman asked Congress for discretionary power to impose price controls and rationing, it was only political second nature for '-, tome Republican members to charge , him \vith using "police stitte" meth- .ods. For Mr. Truman, in a n offhand political conference remark a month . *£P, had Said that _ such controls, though sometimes needed, partook of police state techniques, Mr. Truman's remark was rather ill-considered, since government regii- lations operating within the American constitutional framework of checks and balances cannot be dictatorial. For the same reason, Senator Taft's charges that Mr. Truman's proposals marked "the end of economic freedom" and "a step toward a completely totalitarian nation" were both ill-considered and extravagant. Whether or not the President's 10- point program to combat inflation is Wise, it carries no threat to the orderly processes of our government. Congress will grant him only such powers as the majority sees fit. The President ' may veto that grant if he thinks it is inadequate, and try again for something nearer to what he wants. But Congress still has the last word. -The likelihood that Congress will withhold some of the discretionary powers that Mr. Truman requested is Proof enough that dictatorship is uo t imminent. In a police state, the President would have a puppet government. The- real danger, then, is not totalitarianism. The danger is rather that .both parties v/il| sidetrack statesmanship m favor of politics. It was signaled by the reactions which reporters brought down from Capitol Hill after the President's speech. Some congressmen said that Mr Truman had pulled a fast one by ask ing for more than the Kepublican-con- . trolled Congress would possibly grant him, thus putting the blame for high prices and growing inflation on the SST'-X ," SaM lhal the snlartest thing the Republicans could do would b6 to give the President all he had asked for and then let him slew j n his own juice. Still others obviously .figured that the charge of totalitarianism would be the strongest political G » This situation arises' from the condition the exact opposite of totalitar an- Us basic c*use is the freedom with which American citizens are permitted to change their political minds. The result in this case i s a partisan division of authority which invites a partisan tug of war. ^•*,J% faU V S " Ot in the systei "' .. *ut the question is whether the two P«tie» will resist the temptation to indulge in a purely political game. There is the uneasy recollection that theVc have been such performances before that caused momentous rcprecus- sions far beyond the field of domestic political maneuvers. x There seems a chance that our Washington politicians may forget the simple truth that the mistakes which lead to domestic disaster or war are made in the <iuiet and apparent safety of peace. When disaster of war comes, there is nothing left to do but pitch in and work together. But the pound of cure is costly and tragic. We cannot and would not adjourn politics or postpone elections. But we can hope that both parties will remember that there are more immediate concerns than the 1848 elections. The American people are leas interested in .the blame for our presdnt fast ride toward inflation, than they are in a way of stopping it. Our economic and financial health right now will have a profound effect 01: what remains of the twentieth con- tury's history. It can do much to decide whether the world is to have prosperity and peace, or chaos and war. That decision demands selfless, pnrtyless, statesmanlike thought and action from the entire government. The need is for co-operation and a sense of sober responsibility, not for name-calling and finger-pointing. VIEWS OF OTHERS The Key Is fead Money' Secretary 'of Agriculture Anderson has proposed to Oongress that the United States go about the world stimulating food production. His department apparently has formulated an ambitious program. Thai such a nroposni ran iina a tjood deal of favor in Congress is an indication of how far all ot. us have been conditioned to the idea thai the salvation of the world depends very largely on this country giving or guaranteeing through this or thai piece of paternalism. There ar e many people In tills world who want, in fact must have, more food than they are getting. There are a great many other people who might be raising the food and be glad to have those things that those who need the food might fabricate. These people don't get together their mutual benefit. It Is true that, they have been through a war which upset the world. H is nlso true they are suffering from a scries of stupid international political^ decisions which .eliminate traditional economic relationships. But the greater reason is that they have r,o trustworthy medium of exchange It Is as though the man who made mousetraps mid wanted bread hnd to find a farmer with whcal who would give him some lor mousetraps. In fact it Is much worse than thai, because governments rule the most simple transaction. It is as though the mousetrap man and the farmer were prevented from making the exchange until they have the approval of the city council and the mayor. Under such conditions both would be pretty rtiscom-agcd about doing business And many people in llus world are discouraged because the monies ol the world have no validity, not only outside the countries llmt issue them but Inside those countries as welt. The grain of logic In Mr. Anderson's proposal is that people do trust dollars and want them. If they arrx ottered dollars to raise food they probably will do so, bill the catch is now much longer will that Inducement jc necessary. And if currencies were properly reformed would any further inducement be necessary? A thriving trade and production, it is true, must underlie a dependable cunency and apparently the Agriculture Department planners have sonic thought of using dollars to gel trade and production moving. But it has been the experience of history that thriving trade and production alone did not make currencies good. Rather it has been the experience that currency reform stimulated trade and production. Global planners have operated in the Held of finance and produced among other tilings the liiternaioiial Monetary Fund, which was to «t things right, but which on balance has" probably assisted In kcepinj uicm wrong. Bclore starting global plannmg in , hc r , cW cj agr]cll) . lure it might be beler lo correct global planning in the field of finance. Lenin knew quite, well what he was about when he advised his followers to make Uie.r first purpose a chaotic finance. He knew the most demoralizing thing that could happen to a People Is destruction of their minimum ol «change. —WALL STREET JOURNAL. BARBS Bj HAL COCHRAN Cold shots are worthless, say some medical men. Just like a lot of self-styled hoi-shots. Tlie sons of the mcrchanls as we lead up lo the holidays Is no lull-of-buy. Store windows arc already ablazx: with Christmas things-keeping the home infers yearning. 'Is This to Be Our Only Reward?' SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1047 Coal Producers Send Ottoman Highly Varnished Black Nugget 'Undercover Girl' Full of All Sorts of Handy Things a Woman Learns Working for the OSS By Peter Edson NBA WiMhliifton Correspondent WASHINGTON, NOV. 39. (NBA) — For about a year at the start of the war, one Mrs. 'lllznbeth p MacDonald worked In the NBA Service office here in Washington Among other things, she wrote a feature called "Homefront Forecast," Tills was a folksy, para- graphy, woman's page thing It was Intended to tell ih e good American housewife what wartime shortages to expect In sugar, salt pork, silk stockings and such stuff. One day she came in and announced thai she wns quilting us cold — and for less money, loo — so she could become a spy and wear flowers in her teeth and a long black dress. So she joined Col. Wild Bill Donovan's cloak and daguerrotype OSS — the hush-hush Office of Strategic Services. After flunk- Ing all the courses in the crazy cops danger of spired to fake letters, forge docu-1 . Then there WRS a Mr. Erp who ments, print newspapers full of) ew lllat a11 Ja Ps were afraid of false Information and arrange pho- foxes ' He Proposed that U- 3 ny radio broadcasts for Japanese J ubmarl n« release Phosphorescent consumption. r™~ <- •-- — The Idea was to have all this stuff look like it was made in Japan, it was Intended to create confusion and so persuade the Jap soldiers and thc Jap homefront that they were fighting a lost cause. *es In Jap waters. He said the animals would swim ashore and i panic thc populace. Thi s experl- , ment was tried in Long Isi an d | sound. Tlie foxes promptly headed for sea and were never seen a- THE DOCTOR SAYS By William A. O'Brien, M D. Written for NKA Service The Nobel prize has been given for the second time In 25 years 'o research workers In diabetes. The original award was made for tlu> discovery of insulin and the presen; one for the demonstration that other g.'ands and cells, in addition lo the pancreas, are involved in diabetes. The chief difficulty in diabetes Is too much sugar in the blood, which lesults jfrom the failure of the body t^> handle the starch and sugar which Is eaten by the patient. In p normal body, a certain amount of starch and sugar is used as an en- crsy fuel and thc balance Is stored; in diabetics, thc body falls to do either and ill health results After centuries of doubt, blame for the condition was finally placed on the pancreas, when it WHS discovered that removal of this organ resulted in diabetes in experimental animals, Later on, it .was found that the whole gland was not thc cause, but special tissues, called islands of Langcrhans. These islands ol Langerhans, which manufacture insulin, arc small bits of lisbtie scattered throughout the pancreas, When they fail lo supply enough insulin for Ihe patient's needs, diabetes results. Recent discoveries indicate that (here may be several Young diabetics, o'ten males, develop diabetes as a . •• nilt of insulin production failure in a normal appearing pancreas. Diabetes in children is the form in which insulin is of greatest help. Many men ani women in middle age, who hava had diabetes since childhood, are alive and well today as a result of using this remarkable remedy. Strikes the Overweight Diabetes in middle and late life is more apt to occur in women, es- 4 l!y Frederick C. Othmim (United Press Staff Correspondent} WASHINGTON, Nov. •>» (UP) — You don't hae lo push buttons of worry with thermowhatstts when you use coal. Just shovel it In the furnace (keeping on your hat In case of sooU and it heats your house.' There's never atiy shortage of coal, except of course when John L. Lewis sets idens. Coal, when varnished and allowed lo dry. Is beau-l tiful. . f% The.se and other facts as interesting, plus a chunk of burnished coal, come lo me by special messenger in a baby blue box from T. A. Day, the go-gcltiiiB coal man. Coal Man Day, a spokesman of Ihe Bituminous Coal Institute, which Us an affiliate of the National Coal Association, said ho saw by tlie papers where somebody In Sacramento, Ca).. sent me a brickbat. That's a start toward a house, nil right, he added, nnd some day I'll need to keep It warm. So he enclosed one lump of coal with (he compliments of the industry thnt lights the way, fuels the future, and powers the progress oi America, That, T> hasten to add for _ the bencfil of the natural x gas, I atomic and petroleum industries, : is A coal man talking; not me. I burn corn cobs. Coal Man Day said in order to protect my new piece of coal he and his associates at the institute had jjivcn It two coats of varnish. They had, too, and i only wish I could , - pecia'iy those who arc overweight. The cause is thought to be fatigue of the pancrease, from chronic overeating of sugar and starchy foods. Dieting is the most effective preventive of this form. rs' tabto, ,f,l ~,-'^ " [UCilU: i lltlu, UIU, H1K _ _ kinds I licvc been there watching Ihe head coal men in their frock coats sitt! around the board-of-dlrectors' ta varnishing my coal. It's as pretty a piece of coal as'*_ fellow coultt want; sparkles like diamonds, of which it is a close relative. (Not close enough, If you aslc me.) My chunk of coal, the coal man continued, weighs one pound and contains enough energy, converted into electricity, to burn a lamp for seven and one half hours. I'll let that pass, but I would like to see , it done. Coal Man Day said my piece Recent, discoveries reveal tlrnt the riri j, action of the pancreas is affected ..... - of coal would operate a small radio for 25 hours, oh I'll take his word for this; if he tries to prove It, I'll throw it at him. "Other lumps of coal provide the by the? pituitary, thyroid and arire- nal gla cells of diabetes future practical these discoveries applications will be matte so that the lot of the diabetic will be made more secure and his life less difficult. of I a "° urlllla "M to the gay white way ~~'° the " all °n's capitol and "the Enough of that. One more paragraph of his prose and the boss would give my job to the coal man. Day said, and r paraphrase him QUESTION: I am a heavy woman "** t - ma - allu 1 paraphrase him 57 years old. We have a great deal 1 from now °". 'hat this year Ameri- of diabetes in our family. Do you ca wi " harvest 3,000,000 tons of cot- Hilnir T mUi rvni j*i " tnn d1 finn nnn t n »i- —* ...^ ._ ~*. think I will get it? ANSWER: You might. Have a physical examination, including a urine test, and reduce your weight to ease the strain on your pancreas. been written addressed to and robbers finishing schools, which OSS operated In these parts, she was sent out lo china nnd India for (he rlurntion. when It was all over she came home and wrote jungles " Or herself a book, which has just been ! son I die for published under tho intriguing' title of "Undercover Girl." 'Women Sure Mess Up A War "Undercover Girl" is tl> e story of OSS from the woman's in pencil and were the folks at home. it the Idea of erasing becoming modesty, Elizabeth says she was never cut out to be a j'femme fatale" because she never - lost cause." Another of her forgeries was a fate order from the Japanese high command to all Jap troops re. sending thc old no-surrender po- £\ B M«' P A'" 1 autnorizln * the men to i to this i give 15 Years Ago In Blythevillc — let women mess around in it. Also. It Is n revelation of what we didn't know about Elizabeth Oh Die skullduggery thnt sweet little girl was capable of. Oh. the shame of They assigned her to Morale Op- out of ammunition. Larje and Loud Slip-Ups Not everything worked that slick of course One carefully thou"ht- up OSS stunt was to print « lot of IN HOLLYWOOD BY RRSKINE JOHNSON NE,l Staff Correspondent Just flu- torn* n, , 11 Ml '' s ' otto Kochtiteky was elected how to Lhorft T'-r y glt her l )reside " 1 of the newly organized now to shoot a Tommy gun. how city council of Parent Teachers to put knockout drops in a man's Assecialion. following organi, a tion ™^:..^ Wrt °, us | !a " O 88 ^'eloped! of thc group yesterday. Other of- called Who, Me?" It i fleers are; Mrs. c. W- Afflick, vice than skunk a nt i the ' president; Mrs. Edgar Borum secretary and treasurer. Forty officers and committee chairman of the five PTA associations attended the meeting, held in senior High School auditorium. Mrs. George Barham chairman of Art in the schools for the Mississippi County Federation of Woman's clubs, has announced that she is offering two prizes for the best Art Work in the county sinelled worse . Idea was to get It splashed on sonic enemy big shot so he'd have to go home and stay there two weeks until It wore off. The question all this'raises is whether women who know these things should now be allowed at York nn. of th T-r >, , re^K. ?? , , " Mii5ters ' mn really pitch some fast ones to his I schools partner. One might think his aim! - -at times was to torture his partner, 'he king. After trumping the ton, 41.000,000 tons of wheat, 78, 000,000 tons of corn and 600,000,000 tons of bituminous cou! (John L Willing.) Coal, he continued, Is a greater crop than all the others combined. I didn't even know it was a crop thus proving what an ignorant fellow I am. 'Coal.the man said, is beyond compare as a chemical raw material. He said tt produces 20,000 by-products, but he didn't the list. He mentioned only a few, including aspirin, with which he said I might be familiar, and baking soda about which lie thought I also knew! Some people would consider tliat an Insult, but not me. because I. too, am borne away by the romance of bituminous coal. It nlso is good for chasing- moths, flavoring cakes, prefuming ladles, dyeing caster eggs, fertilizing-. potatoes, and blowing out stumps. Or so said Coal Man Day. Now hell just send me some more facts and perhaps a sample ol those diamonds. . . . Home Town Stuff FREDERICK .Okta. (UP)—The HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 29 (NBA) — The life story of Al Caponc has been banned as a movie by the Producers' Association. My congr.ilulations Lance . . . Gene Kelly's ,, uluc , 3 out of its cast after six weeks. He's nlso traded those crutches for two but unquestionably he S"cce«ds in'' third club trick, West cam* back! whole town listened In when Fred- getting opponents mixed up. | with another heart, but it « as too ] eric!: s high school eleven battled Today's hand came up at thc ' ntp Kan!™ ivinnrtoH i.,i,j ^ ,,,..! ni,,^n. nnkle is' Mayfair d Ivn j Duncan in an nway game. A loud- naiid came up at thc rvni«nn u-umpea. laid d ivn i uuncan m an nway game. A loud- Bridge Club the other he ace °' trumps, caught thc king ! speaker connected by a leased tele- 'ith nine spades and no' and s lwead the hand for the bal-' phone wire to the Duncan stadium . Kanlnn nn^ii*>. lh«, Ki*f i a nce Of thc tricks : "iivc linmp-hrtiiiiri fi,i~ „ ~t u.. home-bound to the thousands of readers of my UHHCUIK column, anfl the listncrs to my ra- j months dlo program, who joined In my successful campaign to stop this picture, nnrt to Eric Johnston and night. With nine spades and no — -...**,....a iu, tuo diamonds, Kaplan opcne^ the bid-i "~^ ~- — *.....*« ^<nu nuuiu-uuunu tans a pjay-by- canes. But doctors say he wo:i't be "'"& """" a diamond. His two- i or cou: ' 5t; East should have gone' play account of thc game All thaS dancing again tor at, least three lspadc biti ov " two clubs was a " P "''."' ll1c acc ° r llcarts on "« i had lo do was sit in their cars P "" strong hand /lr '\ l tricK - !fc k »cw that lie had the downtown district and listen - - over i reverse bid. showing hold- when Ton! in Thc Middle a " ri torciri B his partner lo bid CHARLES CHAPLIN JR antl fiSSln> , ..~ 1J ,. . ,,, ,,.i,, ± v Ljl K, OlMlllhlULL ill III TJii,l,. -IT II , -'*•* UtL. rtllll , ., . Joseph I. Brccn. who saw the light! " ud} Y nllcc "^ battling over the; , . a ," lnto * »!' ctl >' S°°^ and now realize that moviegoer "are if'"' dol| - To " i W- Miss Call- j ^ r ." "> c N ° rt » "»"<). «'«! fed up with gangsterism on the i?' n ' a Cc "'e""'al The Art f ° r , SCd '° acccpl lht screen Bangstcrism on ll «| signed "I Stanley" were Mim.rt !,,- °. fr . of .'° 1 "- «*"lcs and bid If the Capone story ;s filmed ns nn unauthorized blueprint for crime, minus thc industry's purity seal. I'll carry the fight ngnlnst the i.-jturc to the owners of America's movie theaters. signed "I Stanlev" were Diintcrl'ln- ofr of rour s P acics and bid five Ida Lupino. ' "'"" l ™ "i clubs, Kaplan decided to gamble . — "^ .in., iiie MUI*niu>s 11 insiricL and listen a chance to make the ace of hearts, to the local Quarterbacks Club »nor the ace of diamonds, nnd Hint notincer ""«.«> ^mo an his partner must have a trump ' trick to justify a double of the slam contract, , Read Courier News Want Ads. Exclusively Yours: Fifteen top Hollywood slars were slated lo accompany the Friendship Train from Hollywood to New York. Tlie idea was canceled at the last moment, for fear It would be dubbed "another Hollywood publicity stunt." " Burlcsmic" For Marge MARJORIE REYNOLDS Is Ixm- Mary Cl, ;1se . , v]lo , rict , umuc _ Mssfully last .vrar, to sijrn H«-rtv I.amarr for a nroatlwny play. "The Reluctant Virgin." t s in Hollywood to ni.in.ige the concert appearance of Josh While. She still ivanls Hedy or Grerr Garson for the play. There's an economy wave with money In Hollywood, but there's no cutting down on words Grccr Gnrson's new contract runs SO Pages, Gary Cooper's contract at Warner Brothers has 17,000 words . The Screen Publicists' Guild pnny or else lie won't re-sign. Barry Wood Is warming up in thc bullpen to replace him If lie wnlks off the lot, Maria Montti just discoverer! another actress (s spreading those' rumors that she and Jtin Pierre! Aumnnl arc breaking up. Maria' Is IhrrAlenliiK some hair-puWnj; I nevt time they mcel. Rul Hollywood's fashion designers may be pulling Maria's hair when 'they ' hrar she purchased a 515,000 war-] rlrobr in Paris. Mnda D.iriicll's "Summer Storm" will be rrlssucii. It's Ihr kind rvf a role Amber should have been but wasn't. Hoz Russell nnd Freddie Brisson are dVeamlm; nbiut a little ••'-•• mate for + 7-12 Kaplan A A QJ 10 98432 » None * 65 Tournament—Neither vul. Soulh 1 » 2 A < A 6 A West Pass Pass Pass Double North 2 + 3 N. T. 5 * Pass Opening—V 2 F.isl Pass Pass Pass Pass 29 .McKENNEY ON BRIDGE .4i;o/rf Detaining A Formula Player on thc slam. West made the one lead that would defeat the contract. Kaplan Played a low heart from dummy. East had no way to figure that Kaplan had nine spades and no diamonds. Thc ace of diamonds looked good to him and he decided that he could set the hand more Mian one trick. To keep R „ ..,„., „ ten.ice position over the king of Tn^rld u m , "c*™™* "Wts, he played the ten-spot on be™.., kn , desirable lo the first trick. Kaplan won. led a „,,?' - T'" as a " l!15 ' cr who «'- | cUll> l « dummy, cashing thc ace, Inns, ?-i^? CM " nC .! " 1>0 " 10 do kins and queen of clubs, and dis- ihmp stuclly according to formu- carded his other heart on the a. Vary your style of bidding once third club. ' ailv ft !„ I'll, Pa1sc - c . ard , occasion- He knew that West held the o Li- , - W01 ' ds ' kccp vour khlB 0( S1MC|<!S ' »« he would not opponents guessing. I n ,, vc doubled without a trump I "' "' " cmy tllls l ' M K*\"™'*. hope was tl.at j Church Head four-year-old son Idea .An ffr «'« ™'V m J- tllls (rK * Kan""'* hope was Hut son, idea loo far. Fred Kaplan of New West did not hold three spades to HORIZONTAL 1,5 Pictured church dignitary SSIufT 13 Prayer ending 14 Handle 15 Assistant 16 Lo.ln 17 Plain part 18 Health resorts 19 Penetrates 21 Compound ethers 23 Rough lava 2-1 Him 25 Map 23 Expunge 32 Boat paddle 33 Gibbon 34 Platform 37 Fruit 39 HoH-cm 40 Symbol for sodium 41 Adjusts jU Absolute ruler 49 Commanded 50 He rules over Vatican 53 Love god 54 German river 55 Asseverate 5G Cosinic order 57 Russian river 58 Roman emperor 59 French river VERTICAL 1 Wan 2 Forebode 3 Confined 4 Value highly 5 Go by 6 Interest <ab.) 7 Employ 8 Identical 9 Tosscr 10 Mature 11 Hebrew month 12 Disorder 20Rodcnl 22 Her 25 LoUucc 29 Higli mountain 30 Salt 31 Be fore 35 Classes 36 Terminal 37 An 26 Head covering 38 Peelers 27 Brazilian macaw 43 Paradise 44 Look over 45 Beginner 46 Operatic solo' 4V Observe. (Latin) •!S Czar 51 S 41 Cain's brother 32 Threefold 42 Manufactured (comb, form)

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