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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 2, 1947
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'PACK KfGBT BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COURIER NEW! TUESDAY, DECEMBER t, 194T BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COOKER NEWS CO. aw BLAIME8. PubUsber JAMES L VKRMOEFF. Editor PAUL D. HUUAN, A4Y«rti«ln« aoti N*tioo*) Advertising Representative*: W«ll*o* Witnur Co. New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Ucmptt*. PublUbtd Every Afternoon Except 6un<Uj Intend u *econd cl&st nutter *t the po«t- oflio* at Blythevllle, Arkaxuu, under ret ot Con- greet, October ». 1»17'. Served by the United Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj • carrier. In the city ot Biythevllle or »ny •uburban town where carrier tervlce I* maintained, !0c per week, or 85c per month B; mall, within a radius of 50 miles, (4.00 per fin. »S.OO for sis months, 11.00 Tor three montrn: by mall outside 60 mile zone, 110.00 per rear payable m advance. Meditation universal military training. They ar« opposed to the return of 'price controls, but think rent controls should be extended. They don't believe that the Taft-Hartley Law is too tough. They do believe that taxes should be reduced. / Those are not all the 20 answers, but they give an idea of what the majority of these top policy influence!* are thinking. In taking time out to answer Mr. Edson's preplexingi momentous questions, they have done the public a commendable service. VIEWS OF OTHERS My brothers what Is the good of a man's laymg he has faith, if he has no good deeds to •how?—James 3:14 .• * • • What it the [ood of a nation Mylni it l> a nation If it shows non-Christian acltT The Animal Kingdom "Chiefs of African Tribe of Ewes Invited Here by UN in Dispute"— . newspaper headline. The chiefs sound like just the boys . to separate the UN sheep trom the goats on the trustee question. Perplexing, Momentous , Questions One of the most interesting portions of the interesting opinion poll conducted by Peter Edson, NEA Washington columnist, was the reply ' ^-of Rep John M. Vorys, R., Ohio. Mr. Eds'frn submitted 20 Questions on lead' ing domestic and foreign issues to all V ..-members of'"Congress, the 48 governors, 100 top government officials, 100 representatives^ of business, labor and trade associations in Washington, and 700 editors. , . '"^••-,, ,The Ohio congressman's ans'wer included this observation: "I always"- marvel'at the nerve'of-those who expect, people in responsible positions to take time to answer perplexing, momentous questions. 'Yes' or 'No,' so that the pollster can sell the compiled answers." It happens that Mr. Edson is not a professional pollster, nor did he sell Ilia ' compiled answers. But what seemed to us more -to the point was that Mr. Vorys, in his position of responsibility, should be irked at being asked to answer perplexing, momentous questions. Isn't that, one of the jobs of responsible members of Congress? Mr. Vorys' attitude might seem even more remarkable because, unless /we have- misread public opinion' surveys all these years, the professional pollsters don't bother tne busy congressmen unduly. The majority of these surveys are concerned with just what they say they are—public opinion. Sometimes they concentrate on special occupational or other groups, but, even then, their major interest is .in what the ordinary citizen is thinking. Such surveys are informative, interesting and saleable. But, in a rep- .resentative form of government 3 uch .as ours, however free and democratic, the .ordinary citizen can't provide the answer to many perplexing, momentous questions. The questions sometimes come too fast, and require too ''.inuch information and specialized knowledge to permit the direct exertion of J. popular influence. Ft*'that reason we should say that - Mr. Edson's poll was particularly valuable. Whether we like it or not.-poLi- tics and personalities and pressure groups play a- big part in shaping government policy and action. So Mr. Edson sent, his questions to a molt, important source of answers. "^ , This is not to say that the politicians and lobbyists are out of step with > public opinion. The answers Mr. Edson • received are encouraging because they follow the trend of popular sentiment, which more general polls have revealed On the same subjects. There was a great diversity of opinion on the same question among the various groups, as the columnist has explained in detail. But the answers averaged out to conclusions that should please.the majority of Amer, icans. " They .reveal that these leadera do not believe that war is inevitable, that the UN should be scrapped, or that the Marshall Plan will fail. They do believe ; i* substantial aid to Europe and in Arkonsos's Farmers of The Future An impressive part of Arltaiisas'i most valuable agricultural potential was seen at the banquet of the second annual State 4-H Club Congress. The 200 boys and glrlt who attended were champions They hnd already won honors in activities that will form the substance of their life work. The fruits of their success have given them greater earning power before they even start out to make a completely Independent life for themselves, Experiencing success, they will want to advance farther. Their winning recognition will cause others to work harder to obtain honors. The *-H Olubs have a total membership ol 83,000 young Arkansans. No other occupation In the staU has »o many apprentices as agriculture can boast. Nor can any other occupation or profession offer specialized training, equaling agriculture's, to lialf so large a group of young men and women before they graduate from high Jtchoo). And agriculture possesses the opportunity. to Influence the greatest number at the most favorable age. Farm youth, in contrast to most children, whose parents engage in other occupations, grow up psychologically and materially »urrounded by the enterprise that supports thern^ Agriculture, like the professions and Industry, cari Improve Itself most rapidly by getting recruits'who choose it because it affords them the greatest satisfaction. The 4,-H Clubs demonstrate to members the satisfying opportunities In farming. They show the dignity of the work. ..Through home projects they teach both the • youthful participants and the parents. AflfHaled' with home and school, the clubs present obtainable goals for improved rural living that the members can-achieve year by year. Four-H clubs win tomorrow^ farmers for good agriculture. —ARKANSAS GAZETTE. Tough Spot -. , D fi-os Tugboatf- Utnman beCOmQrted Out of Danger And Wrest/es V\ .NNAH, Ga., Dec. 2. (UP) — gboats lashed for liours by ling storm off Savannah cportcd out or Immediate today after sending out distress signals yesterday, .ird vessel, a surplus Army II drifted without power and o one aboard. Const Guard Cutter Travis ' roni Charleston to aid tht aco, Panamanian tug north- •', from Brunswick, Ga., aftef Greco re|»rted its power and useless during a heavy storm. THE DOCTOR SAYS By William A. O'Brien, M. D. Written for NEA Service Low salt diets have been used for years In the treatment of high blood pressure Low salt and low Jiroteln diets are being tried at the present time. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, patients from nil parts of the United States have been following the so - called North Carolina rice diet for high blood pressure. It fs not known whether tile rice diet Is superior lo the one which features wheat, barley, oats or buckwheat, except that when kidneys are not functioning properly, rice can be used as a good source'* of calorics and proteins. Cutting down on salt Is good for most high blood pressure paticnts.l and, jn some cases, it appears to be as effective as cutting the : nerves. Occasionally.'low salt Intake causes weakness and muscle ^ cramps, but this is only temporary, 'yi delay! At the first warning By using radio-active Isotopes, it 2j,, or = neeze ' *-—•• has been found thai special drugs. J^Jrlfusedin',...,. which affect the kidneys, help to^j vreac ,,t many get rid of unwanted salt and water- & from develop- The salt starts to leave, in the>.-£Relieves head urine,' before the water, and theldi distress fast. Change of Pace ITON. O. (UP)—Sherman icll has quit the automobile nd fender rcprlr business to a hair stylist tn a beauty Iterated by his wife at Lon- Woria mMost "olds Start Anderson is Caught on Long Horns of Dilemma By President's Food Conservation Proposals NEA By Peter Ed son Washington Correspondent medics a week may be the equi- valnt of a strict salt diet for the same period of/ time. Patients often mis-s the salt in their food and find the diet .so un-__ _ _^^^ palatable that they los c tlicir an-fT," 1 "'' lo see niHr-^dUl!. would I? petite. A salt substitute, which is i My speechlcssness he took for as- prescribed by a physician, has I scnt - He added 15 per cent for profit been perfected and seems to work 1 ?™j!?i ! brought my $5,000 job to in certain cases. WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. (NEA> — Secretary of Agriculture CUnlon \ P. Anderson has apparently been | caught on the long *iorns of a by President Truman's 'ood conservation control proposals to Congress. Secretary recently had a closed conference In Washington with some 5,0 organization leaders, Ivestock men and the heads of dairy, poultry, feed, Insecticide, meat and food processing industries This meeting: got practically no publicity, but Its purpose was to work out, R program lor voluntary grain saving. A Department of Agriculture-prepared handbook, "Grain Conservation on Farms, 1947-48," was shown •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I*«••«•••• BARB S B; HAL COCHRAN BARBS A small of a head. compliment swells the same .ETAO kind The average life of a coin .Is 25 probably because It travel* loo fast. year*— Seven, watches, were lound. in a Texas. pickpocket's pocket. Now he has time on his hands. * * * It all amounts to a total loss when you spend all your money just to prove that you have It. • • • One of the most expensive pipes to smoke is the one leading from the [urnace. to every state extension service , Taft Committee that price controls Reducing May Help The best treatment weight patients with hypertension Is a redudng diet. Underweight or normal patients should hold their weight where it Is. There isn't any one treatment for all forms of high blood pressure. Some nervous individuals respond to relaxation and s°r!a- tives, while others require an k'>- Il was at tins moment that nit j contracting firm of othman & Oth- nk I for over- | man was born. I provide Lhe Voluntary Measures Work, or Else— An executive committee of five, headed by H C. Oemme of the National Paulivy Association, was named to promote further spread dlrector. county agent, farm paper j muM i>c me on.y means of making ; cratlon on the nerves. Many pan and rood • farmers market their meat animals ticnts find diets helpful but others finished lean and good, rather ~n cannot be put on any food re, , . . . . . strictions at all- Salt restrictions fat and cho.ce to prime. I m to , ldp many . l|U , apparcnl . As a matter of fact, this was the ly. the low salt and rice diet helps OPA method of trying to save [ others, grain during the war. Dollar-and-| QUESTION: When I was six of conservation Ideas through ad- , during the wc\r. Dollai-and-ccnts ; months old. I had pneumonia. Now vcrtlsing and organization meet- cents price ceilings were set so that tt , i carjgh up large quantities of spu- ings. Serving with him are men ; was more profitable for farmers turn. Could it be bronchiectasls? from practically every segment of; to market their livestock at lighter ANSWER: It might well be. but the food Industry. These people '. weights than to stuff more .feed have a direct Interest in seeing j in'o them and sell them heavy. Tills voluntary measures succeed. They | OPA price-fixing for meat animals only a through examination of your chest will give you the answer. know that if voluntary conservation doesn't work, government controls are likely to be'brought hack. All this happened while Charles Luckman was still around as active chairman of the President's mesr to the conference and given appro- sage . to" Congress, calling for five val. It explained that grain must be saved not' only to help rhmgry Europe, but also to stretch U. S. f«*d supplies. The manual then gave explicit directions on ho-v farmers could do their share by marketing . hogs at lighter weight, putting less fat and finish on beef cattle, providing more roughage and pasture for dairy cattle. Poultrymcn were advised how to save grain by culling flocks. Instructions were given on how government controls to carry out food'conservation. They were: Regulating commodity exchange speculation; encouraging conservation practices; stimulating 'advance buying and food production by foreign countries: restoring rationing and price controls; and marketing livestock and poultry at weights representing the most efficient utilization of grain. On the first four of those. Secretary Anderson has given his endorsement and his Ideas to Conlo store grain efficiency to prevent : gress. But on the last one, Ander- waste and loss from rats, insect! son tins had to tell Senator Taft's pests, mrjld and fire. The claim was made that 345 million grain could be saved bushels of if farmers would feed efficiently and co-operate 100 per cent with the program of voluntary conservation. Twenty thousand copies of this manual have now been distributed Report that the Deparment Agriculture has been formulate a plan for carrying it out. Sfers Controls Ax Only Possible Method Anderson had to admit to on the hoof brought loud protests from the livestock feeders, but it saved grain. Department of Agriculture economists figuie that every pound added to U. S- Livestock before it is sent to market takes seven million bushels of grftin. Any regulation that would bring livestock to market 25 pounds under normal finished weight — 225-lnstead of 250-pound hogs, for example — would theoretically save 175 million bushels of grain. Since Anderson has been unable to tell Congress how this might be done. 5fiv e by voluntary agreements or by price controls. Senator Taft has indicated that the whole Idea should be crossed off, as the majority of Congress seems opposed to returning OPA. For promoting voluntary conservation mensure-s nlong the lines he had previously been working. An- unable o. derson says from $500,000 to $1.000,effectively i ooo might be required, but that a reasonable job might be done even If no more money were nppropriat- of 15 Fears Ago In Blythevilje — Floyd Acton, manager of a local print shop, scored the first eagle ever made at the seventh hole of Blytheville Country Club yesterday. Acton's tec shot at the unusually long four-par hole, traveled far clown the fairway. His second drive trickled into the cup at the end ol the long flight. The hole t« 425 yards from the tee. Friends of the eaglcmaker say that he gets his golfing abalily from his wife's side of the family. Paul Runyan, famous pro, is a cousin of Mrs. Aclon. the ed. congress bettei will like the latter IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKTNE JOHNSON NEA StaTf Correspondent SO THEY SAY We should feed the starving Indians in the southwest before attempting to feed Europe.— Sen. Hugh Butler (R) ol Nebraska. * • * One dollar spent in China is worth (10 spent in Kurope for our objectives, which are to preserve free men.—Sen. Owen Brewster (R) ol Maine. * » » The strength of America and Its hopes for world peace depend -not only on its armed forces^ but on a sound domestic economy.—Rear Adm. Oswald S. Oolclough, u. a. Navy. • • • Despite our protestations of disinterest in the International politics of other countries, we are viewed with suspicion abroad.—Henry A. Wallace. * » W What good docs It do to require a one-tlilrd down payment on a refrigerator, say, us long as a person can buy a diamond ring by paying SO cents down and 50 cents a week?—Rep J. P. Wolcott (R) of Michigan » * * Financial men arc realizing that tile great marble bams with frightening structures and lofty atmosphere ore not conducive lo friendly or cordial feelings. They frighten away customers rather than attract them.—J. B. Gander, Bank Building and Equipment Corp., Baltimore. » • • . There Is one point at which high prices must lead directly to socialism, and I think 30 per cent of the national Income Is dangerously close to that.-r-Scn. Robert A. Taft (R) ot Ohio. . • • • ' • I refuse to p)»c« myself behind an Iron cur- Uln^ because "cry-babies In Congress" believe a .cabinet officer should remain quiet on political laama.—Secretary ot Labor Schwellenbacli. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••i* IN HOLLYWOOD BY KRSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. Dec. 2. (NEA) — The Danny Kayc-Sylvia Fine reconciliation is due any minute. . . . Kathryn Grayson's ex, John Shcl- j ton, and his new bride are back to- ether alter a three-day separa- ion. . . . Dick Haymcs, who beat fie last musicians' strike by setting ils songs against a vocal back- round won't try it again when the 'ctrillo edict on recording goes in- 0 effect Jan. 1. He told me, "I ealize-nowit "was unfair lo thi musicians who give me fine support nd I promised Petrlllo I wouldn't do it." • • V. U. I. is plenty worried about "The Senator Was indiscriit, 1 ' wlvch ampoons Ihe devil out of Washington's law-maker. 1 ;. Even a change 01 title, "The Senator Was Discreet," can't save U. • * • Yvonne dc Carlo's logical explanation ol A yawn on the set of "Casbah." "I'm just tired irom months of beinjf tired." Yvonne sings a new song, "For Every Man There's a Woman," In "CasbaU.' which I'm predicting right now will be on the Hit Parade. EAT YOUR FILLY Loave it to Judy Canova to discover a new hamburger stand oul In Si t Fernando Valley labeled "Ye Hilly Billy Grilly." » * * Enterprise has a deal rooking wilh Fedro ("The Fugitive") Armendarii for two pictures. The flrsl may he A story about the great S punish bullfighter Mano- iele, who was gored In Madrid A few months ago and remembered ax the woild's greatest bullfighter. •;>;>;>;>"»';>;>;>':>;;o;>';>;>;>;;*!>;>"*;>;"0*. """MC'KENNEY""" ON BRIDGE Supreme Court Names Three Bar Examiners LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Dec. 2 (UP) —The Arkansas Supreme Court Monday appointed three members to the state board of bar examiners. Blake Downie of Little Eock succeeded hlmscT; E. M. Anderson of Mngnolia succeeded Claude Grumpier of El Dorado; and W. W. Mc- checks; my bride does the firing, and worrying. She got a plasterer (and I am using the exact figures) for $22 per ] day and his helper for S12. They ' are working hard, I must admit, and doing a good job. Some of our new ceilings have metal lath, some gypsum board and some wooden lath. They buy these materials where they can, mostly in the dark gray market, at prices to make me shudder. Two plumbers also earn $22 a day each and so does an electrician. They seem to be giving our enterprise their all when they actually $ come to work. For the last four t days 'they've been on a hunting ttrip: we continue to be without a J kitchen sink. I Our carpenter cheerfully rips oul walls and puts 'em back in other places to Mrs. O's specifications for SIB a day. He'» only been absent from work once; seems he wai butchering a pig at his place down the pike and accidentally stabbed himself. He has a helper, who works by the hour for $1.75, but we haven't seen much of him because Ifjrly the weather's been nice. HePma another job on sunny days, shucking .corn for a neighborhood down Vienna, Va., way. He comes to in only when it rains. My bride says that her crewmen general are doing a bang-up chore. They're solid citizens, every one. According to her figures on the back of an old envelope she may even get the job done for less than 55,000. unless she has troubles with the plumbing supplies. But Bathtubs are another story which, wilh your permission, I propose shortly to tell you. Very peculiar, the bathtub situation. Crary of I-onoke Pike of DeWitt. succeeded G. E. her baby will be a boy. The odds are based on a table of averages Three SpftdCS furnished by her insurance broker. i By Forcing a Ruff \ Larry Parks goes back to work Jan. 1 in "The Gallant Biade," but his checks will be held up by tha studio until his suit against the film plant is settled. . . . Gypsy Rose Lee is '.vrtting a musical mystery for the Broadway stage. . . . Harry Kromnan, who writes the Screen Guild air show, will become n'-papa-in Aprih^His-wUe^is Rosclla Towne, the former Warner starlet. Mel Franklin, the song arranger, just moved into Leon Slcsingcr's palatial Lido Island home for the winter. Says Mel, "I f«el just liKe Victor Moore in 'It Happened on Fifth Avenue.'" CHANGE OF TISJE Wonder if the film version of "Up In Central P.\rk" will be duo- bed communistic nropagandii, loo. It shows Russians entering th-j United Slates, freely and happily, In 1810. Everett Freeman, who wrote the film version of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," will marry Rosanne Murray alter the first of the year. . . . Speaking of Mitty, mimic Larry Storch sajs he's developing in Inferiority complex because he Just found out tliat he's not a "Milty." Dale Evans turned down a role in a Republic film because it called for her to smoke, drink and in general be a "sli»dy" lady. She Insists that alter piaying In 23 westerns opposite Roy Rogers her fans won't stand still lor that type of role. Dale and Roy will be married New Year's Eve. By William E. McKcnncy America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service I HAD the pleasure of playing in a * recent tournament with Irwin Fisher of Baltimore, Md. I consider him an exceptionally fine card player. My game with him confirmed gave him his only possible chance —one chance in a thousand, but it worked. He led a small heart and West Jiad to win with the king ow there was no way to keep ishcr from getting a ruff and a Iseard, as West had lead to dla- iond, This gave him his contracl [ three-odd. Charles Boyer and his wife arc off to Canada for a lr>ng vacation. 1 ... . . . "Junior Miss" will be a morn- I This is Hollywood. Mrs. Jones: ing »oap opera, with Peggy Ann Fur designer Al Tcltclbaum just got Garner in the title role. . . . Shir- ; »n order for a miniature Christmas l«y Ttmpl« 1* betting 17-to-13 that i tre« made out ol whit* mink. *Q873 »1074 • 109 + A.K85 Tournament—Neither vul Soulh West North Fast I A Pass 2 A Pass Pass 3 4> 3 A Pass Opening—* K 2 thai opinion. Here is one of tlic hands that Fisher played. The king anil ace of diamond held the first two (ricks for West then he shifted to the queen clubs. Fisher (Soulh) won this ii dummy wilh Ihe king and tool two round's of trumps, winning th second round In his own hanc Then he led Ihe six of clubs am played Ihe eight-spot from diun my. East won the trick and re turned a heart. Fisher won wit the ace and led a low club. Wes put on the nine-spot, Fisher wo In dummy and East showed out. At Ihls point Fisher led dummy's low club and trumped It, then niarti the play which h« Mid NOTICE OF FII.MG OF APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with lh» Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas Tor permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for Ijcvcrnge at retail 'in the premises described as Lot 533, South 21st, Blytheville, Ark. Application ij for permit to be Issued for operation beginning on th« 1st day of January 194D and lo expire on the 30 clay o[ June, 1343. 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