BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY,'DECEMBER i 194T BLTTH1CVUJJ COURIER NEWS V ' U. W BAUOB, PuMkMr , •' . JAMB L. VBWOKFP, Wife* ' MOt B BU1)AM. AtfnrtillDC ' ' Oo, Ktw York. Ch)ct|o, Detroit, _ Bver? Afternoon Except Sunday gran u tecond clan nutter at the port*i ilytbevllle, Arkaau*, under act ol Con- October i. HIT. Served bj the United Preta SUBSCRIPTION RATES: BT c«m<r la th» dty of Blythevllle or anr ra u. Tr w.r, town where carrier service la maintained, ape per week, or «Sc pel month. By mall, within a radlut of 50 mllM, 14.00 per MUJPJO for O* months, $100 for three monthi; kt noil outside SO mile xone, flO.00 per yeu ptrafck in idvajioe. * Meditation Jt«r fortune therefore »ill be secure with *«Uth of «alvallon, »lsdom'and knowledge, with rivertnce for the lor«, which Is her treas- Ur*—Italah 33-8. •<=.'.'• * * • • Trw wisdom i* to know what 1$ best worth kMwinf. «•* *<>ln* what la be*l worth dolni.— •onplu^ra. •ott of providing and transporting Amwtcan nutchfntry and Cteeh machinery, American and Polish coal. It can b« argued, on th« other hand, that tht Russian satellites, especially 'Czechoslovakia, and Poland, must export in order to live. The Soviet gos-- errlment might have to permit them to trade, however much it disliked the idea, in order to retain what support it has in those countries and to avoid an even greater economic burden. Whatever the decision'on continuing possibly dangerous exports to Russia, it will not be easy, 'There are risks Involved either way. It is of great Importance thnt they be weighed care- fujily. And it is certainly equally .important that both Congress and the administration, in weighing them, avoid the growing; danger of making this question still another issue of domestic politics. The Audience Waits though th« Big Four foreign minister* have changed the setting of their peace conferences to London, the •ame old controversies have Arisen, that .deadlocked them in Paris and Moscow. An anxious world audience would doubtless appreciate a few less changes of scenery, and a few more changes i'> the script. VIEWS OF OTHERS Exports to Russia vs. Aid tq Europe It has been moved by Harold Slav •en and-seconded by Rep. John Taber that'the U. S. stop shipping machinery, machine tbols and industrial material to Russia. The suggestion'has .received a good deal of immediate support— though not from the President, to whom '• Mr. Stassen addressed his ad- Vice. The Republican aspirant tn Mr. Truman's job labeled the present trade ' iWith. the- Soviets "economic appeasement," and at fust glance the label ieema accurate. Our scrap iron ship- minta.Ho Japan before the war are al- mftst as fresh in the public 'mind as ""Russia's obvious militarism is today. One may ask if, after the Japanese ex,. r perience, we are again providing the materials of death that will be used •gainst, us. But there are other questions that Bhould be asked before the demand for V break in Soviet-American trade increases. ' What sort of machines and material •ar* we sending Russia, and how much V Is.it wise for the U. S. to impose economic sanctions on its own, while trying at the same time to strengthen the UN? If such economic sanctions are imposed,--what will Russia do about them? In connection with the last question Mr. Stassen made an interesting .point in his telegram to Mr. Truman which has drawn an equally interesting, though unofficial, reply -from the .State Department. Mr. Stassen called attention to the fact that the Communists and the Rus- iian ^government "have not permitted a normal flow of machinery ami equipment from the steel works of Czechoslovakia to western Europe and have _ obstructed the movement of materials between eastern and western Europe and eastern and western Germany." The State Department's point is that if the Russian government can check the normal flow of exports from its own and its satellite.countries now, it might shut off that flow completely in retaliation for America's embargo on exports to Russia. Such action not only might add enormously to the cost of the Marshall Plan but also prove to be the final stroke that divides Europe. It.should not be forgotten that the secretary of state's original proposal for European recovery took in Russia - and the eastern European states M .;- well as the 16 nations that finally ac- ceRted it. One objective was, and evi- ; d«ntly still is, to'hasten the return of ^. ^ , normal \trade throughout Europe. It •tands to reason that the quicker this obj«ciive can be reached the less : the Marshall Plan will cost, and th« less *ehaw* tlwre will be of its' failuie. ' 'jtf "** mxmbtr* of Congress who favor '^~~r._Staae«i'g iuggestion .and who also vfcW-the^ireatest possibile economy th« iNufrun of,European aid might « th« relativ* Palestine: A Fresh Start The United Nations has adopted Palestine. The old dream of a Jewish national (homeland has moved one «tep nearer realization. The Arab world face* a tell of IU unity and power—and also of iU atat«imaii»hlp. Russia and the United' states have aireed on out major UN luue, Thcsc.kr*, «*m« of the principal elfecla of the Assembly'^ .approval by more than the required two third* of UNBCOP's plan for partition of Palestine. Beyond them, tills decision, more than any go far reached In the UN, support* th« hop* that UN tan bring to bear upon nationalistic disputes the Impartial view and over-riding power of .International aijreemciil. The Assembly vote does not provide a solution for th« problem of Palestine. But It Is the matt hopeful itep toward a solution tlmt has yet been taken. It provide*, a procedure which holds more promise of success than any present alternative. MAny months ago this newspaper pointed out that Jews and Arabs had been unable to ajgree on a solution; that Britain, the mandate power, was unable and unwilling to force a solution; that the situation was deteriorating; and that the best hope, lay In International action, with the United Nations the natural agent. For that reason, we favored the appointment of UNSCOP (the United Nations Special Commission' for Palestine). And we said that the best aettlement UN could arrive at should be supported—If necessary, by force. Ideally, we should have preferred some ol the proposals for federation—which placed less cmphnsls on religions nnd racial divisions. It seemed to us ; too, that certain adjustments in the geographical arrangement might have been made—possibly they will yet be—in fairness to the Arabs. But the par lit ion plan frankly races existing divisions. And In its provisions for economic co-operation it offers an opportunity—indeed, o necessity—for inter-racial amity, which is the ultimate hope for the success of partition, In thinking nbout the Assembly vote we should not get too far ahead of UN. procedure. The Assembly proposes, but the Security Council disposes. The Assembly has appointed a five-nation commission (of the small Powers) to carry through the partition plan. But this commission is responsible to the Security Council, and 11 any measures of enforcement are required the Council will Imve to provide them. Violence has been the first result of the partition vote, but violence has been the increasing result of a policy of drill In Palestine. We incline to the view' of those experts wiio believe there will be no civil war in Palestine and that the Arab state will not, move armies against the Jewish communities. They declare that even should King Abdullah of Transjordan send Ills forces into Palestine, these will only maintain order in the Arab sections. The Jewish Agency depends on Haganah to keep the peace In the Jewish areas. Yet there arc good authorities who predict plenty of trouble. They point to the mixing ol the races and the problem of the "corridors." They declare that In the long run the Arab world will marshal pressures the new Jewish homeland' cannot withstand. It might have been better If UN had provided at the outset for Us own forces to maintain its own decision. But the most important portion , of this decision is the marshaling of world opln-. ion behind a settlement. Hitherto most of the outside pressures on Palestine have been disruptive—In support either of Jew or Arab. Often this has been extremist agitation which nullified the great progress Jews and Arabs Inside Palestine were making In co-operation. UN, having taken the responsibility for Palestine and having 1 provided a plan of settlement, should now see to It that outside pressures are all in bchalt of peace. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, BARBS By HAL COCHRAN The Unbeliever Ithman Almost Finds a Snap o Job in Far-Away Country Republicans Deal Administration Much Misery Over Planned Economy Drive to Halt Inflation NBA By Peler Edson Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. Dec. 6. (NBA) — Major criticism hurled against President Truman's anti-Inflation pro- gfam Is .that it represents a return to "planned economy." Truman himself, • In one of the worst political boners of his career, admitted at a press conference a month before his special message to Congress that consumer controls were police state methods. Republicans are rubbing that one in till it hurts. . Senator and presidential candidate Robert A. Taft charges that the Truman administration Is demanding "complete power over everything and everybody . . . a regimented and planned economy." Previously TnK declared, ", : . we can better stand higher prices than we can- stand a complete relapse to Fascist regimentation." Republican National Chairman B. Carroll Recce — In what sounds like nil attempt to crack the first political slogan lor 1048 — says Try man wants to put " a cop In every kitchen." But bless their hearts, if you removed from Washington all the people of both parties who had plans for curing whatever II is that's wrong with the country, this place would look deserted. The Capital's No. 1 Btislnes* Making plans is the biggest business in the capital. People who ,hatc the Truman ideas the most are some of Hie hottest planners. country and the second biggest good. spender among the registered lob- ' Planning Is Now A Science bylsts — issues more plans and It U difficult to know Just ho statements than Democratic and Republican National Committees. Natloiinl Assn. of Manufacturers fills many wastebaskels With copies or Its plans on taxes, labor, high prices or what have you. Railroads, realtors, farm organl- now have re- representatlveg zations and labor search staffs and THE DOCTOR SAYS By William A. O'Brien, M. D.' Written (or NBA Service Peptic ulcers are primarily proems for medical treatment. The illure of an ulcer to heal, con- nued development of ulcers under reatment, severe pain, perforation, eedlng and obstruction are all In- (cations that a surgical opera- on U needed. Although nervousness is thought 0 be a factor in ulcer formation, he real cause Is the action of eld of the lining membrane of ie stomach or dodenum, a portion >f the small intestine. Healthy tomachs'do not digest themselves, ut, In ulcerous patients, they do K> in one or more jpots, The upper onetfoui-th of the totnach, near the opening of the sophtgus, docs not make much froi an*. eld. Most of It comes ower three-fourths. When', peptic ulcer patient* fall to respond to medical treatment, the acid-pro- By rederlek Othnan (United Prew Staff Corre*pmi4ent) WASHINGTON, Dec. « (UP>— I »'as reading the comic page and wondering where r could find a story for today when in walked (proving that I live right) a beautiful, blonde story In a new-look dress, name of Mrs. Jean Chapplt, ._ She and the secretary of Army have JP. one of the doggondest problems I ever heard of. They can't find anybody much to take a wide assortment of job*,. Including a number of the plush, *10,000-a-year variety, In such romantic (a word I use advisedly) places as Bermuda, Hawaii, Kore*, Guam, Alaska, the Azores, Germany and Italy. Mrs. C. has been beating the bushes for hired hands of both sexes, ranging from stenographers to watch makers to cops. Every time she flndi a likely-looking prospective entomologist, librarian, or fire chief, somi- body already on the job gets hom«. sick and quits. There's not much percentage In this and as of now Mrs. Ohappli duclng portion of the stomach can has about 4,000 empty jobs. She be removed and a new opening could use about 1,500 lady steno- made Into the Intestine. | graphers at posts around the world. Studies of patients, who have I didn't try to count the number )t lad moat of their stomach removed! embalmeis, bookeepers, tankers, car- because of ulcers, reveal that the burc.itor experts, nnd dental mechanics she wants. I asked could she use a first clas« newspaper reporter on some sunny majority benefit from the opera- lion. Some of the patients said that _ ^ hey could not drink milk aftei | isle, where no'thlng muchever~hap- >he operation. A small percentage j pens and a typewriter's only good lound that they could not eat [ for a foot-rest,, sweets. A few complained of feel- "You?" demanded Mrs Chappie ng queer after eating. "Me," I said. "Can you write fea- Reaumed Work ture stories?" she enquired. Many of the peptic ulcer pa-1 There has been some doubt about tienU, who had been disabled by! this in certain quarters for the laat their -alckneae, were able to go \ 20 ycars But yau lcllow hcw lt u back to: work aftcr the operation, j whcl , yolrte applying f or „ job . although, in some cases, change j Yo u kind of put it on. I told her T, W UI TJ* necl! ?5"?- , i „ that '" ™y Personal opinion she Until other methods o treating , extremely, fortunate In having severe complicated peptic ulcers | fou|1(] mc f " av ".'« are found, removal of the portion i M c ' of the etomach which produces the I moat-acid is apparently the most' helpful method. who do nothing but make plan*. Before World Depression One most of the planning was' done by individual scholars, like Adam Smith. They would shut themselves up and write a book. Next stage of. economic planning was for research organizations to put their combined wit on some trouble and try to find the cause. Economic planning really began to grow during the 1930's when everyone was worried about what had hit the country In World Depression One nnd what might be done in case World Depression Two loomed o'ver the horizon- The New Deal of course went In for planning in a big way. That's where the dog got its bad name. Nevertheless, the government's National Resources Planning Board did some exceptional work. But outside government a few blue ribbon private and endowed groups have begun to take hold. Today, National Planning Assn., founded in 193-), and Committee for Economic Development, started in 1EM3, arc probably nt the top of the much good these planner! do. Certainly, congressional. reorgan Izatlon could not have been pu over in I9« if advance planning I had not been done by Oeorge B. i Galloway for the American Political Science Assn. and Robert Heller for the National Planning Assn. National Planning Assn. was pro-. babl r responsible for itarttng the thinking on postwar reconversion and full, .employment in '41-'4Z. Committee for Economic De»elop- ment, in studies by A. D. H. Kaplan, anticipated moat of the contract termination polldlea later, developed by Barney Barueh for the postwar planning. v Some of their ideas have been duds and flops. Other examples of plans that panned out could be given. Those cited above Illustrate the main point, which i»that-eco- fiornic planning Is now a-»clenoe. Every big business firm now has Its planning staff. And for. the government, which is the biggest business of them all, to try to get along without planning would be the heiglit of folly. Only a few of the politicians have yet waked up to the fact that politics Is no longer purely an emotional game. It ii also a science —• political science. Politicians, therefore, don't mean what they say when they talk about doing away with planning and the planned economy. The Re- tublican proposal to cut taxes and QUESTION: Wh.it is emphysema 1 ? ANSWER: A condition in which the »m»ll air sacs at the ends of (he bronchial tubes are weakened. ao that they become larger. The condition develops at a time of IK* when the chest wall is becoming elastic and breathing difficulty develops. Emphysema one must learn is not to thumbed through her book of jobs nnd said how would I like to live in Tokyo? News and feature writing; ?5,181 R year; dental work, movies, and street car fare free; room and board S15 a month, and other advantages almost too numerous to mention. She almost sold me, but it turned out I'd be e, busy feature writer In Nippon. I'd have to interview the visiting hot-shots and let Qen. Doug Mao- Arthur blue-pencil what I wrote about 'em. I might even have to vruite an occasional piece about the Gen., himself, and then let him look at it before it was printed. Furthermore, Mrs. Chappie admitted under pressure, it gets cold In Japan. I had to tell her she'd have to hire another boy. She changed the subject (regretfully it seemed to me) to stenographers; dearth of. Any girl who'll Miss Alice Whitsitt of Paragould work two years In Korea, or Guam, and Mra. Joe Trice of Jonesboro or wherever, will come home with spent Sunday here with their sis- $5,000 cash and probably a hua- tcr Miss Belle Whitsitt. band. Miss Rosa M. Hardy is confined j That's where the romance comes to Blytheville Hospital with In- | ln . i brought it up. Mrs. Chappie said I she and the Department of the Army hated even to mention it. But truth 75 Years Ago In Blytheville — fluenza. Mr. and Mrs. Jimnile Ledbetter have moved to Helena,. Ark., where Mr. Ledbetter will be connected with Piggly Wiggly Stores. Coldest weather Is truth and when young ladies In A far off place find themselves liv- |ing pu let the economy run wild Is just as much a plan as Truman'a pro- Committee for Constitutional lican among the'private orgnni- posals to try putting on a few curbs Government — certainly one of the zations Interested in trying to and attempting to prevent World most, anti-New Deal outfits In the steer the economy for the general Depression Two. IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent Married folks who keep their i.ftecllons where they belong seldom have them stolen. • • • In a hold-up tossle a California - cop bit oft .part of * man'i finder. The rest of the man got »w»y. N i * * • Uncle Sam gave a man a prison term for robbing -the mails. Re got what was coming to him for tiling to get wliat wu coming to ui. HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 6. (NBA) — I'm trying to analyze the problems lacing Hollywood's film Industry and to offer my solution to thcae problems. I am not setting myself up as nn oracle voice in this attempt, but i am basing my suggestions on the opinions and ideas received in letters from hundreds ol thousands of my readers over the past months. Yesterday. I pointed out that ihcre is a potential audience ol 24 million people In the U.S. who do not go to the movies at nil. They arc staying away deliberately. 1 nsked why. I also pointed out that (he av- cr.iRc motion picture is aimed at a 12-year-old junlicnce and could not hope to hold the Interest of nn adult mind. 1 took a look at England's film Industry, where films are made expressly lor children and where there Is a code in advertising to show whether the picture is for adults, for all fans, young and old. or is a horror picture on which the audience could lake a chance. Reader Squauks Now let's take a look at the objections raised by the public In letters to me. Hetc they are: Thousands object to the double feature, calling attention to the lace that at least one ol the pictures is always bad. They object to high admission prices. They object to weak stories, amateur acting by big name people and crime stories with the accent on gore, calling attention to the lact that there are p'.enty of good mysteries which could be screened without the accent ol brutality. In the theaters, they object to popcorn machines, sale of candy bars and snacks, complaining that it robs them of a chance to hear and enjoy the picture. They complain about glamoriz- McKENNEY ON BRIDGE country's great personalities. They object to the treatment given books when the story is put on the screen—they liked the'book, they hate to see the story ruined by Hollywood. They get tired of worn-out plots. dull dialog, stars who can't' sing or dance being cast as singers and dancers. Goliluyn on Double Bill They resent teasers which build ip R picture as "The greatest pic- lire of all time." when actuhlly It s a low-budget B. Another nation-wide complaint-Is hnt pictures nre not fit for children to sec. The other day Samuel Goldwyn appeared in New York as a guest of .he Independent Theater Owners ol America at a. meeting of that organization. He told them they .hould cut out showing double features.' In the spring of this year, 1 ran a campaign to test the public's reaction to double features. They were voted down by an 88 per cent majority. ' Sam Goldwyn to the theater owners: "You theater owners,will soon find out that people would rather sleep at home than In the theaters." He also said: "There Is not enough talejit In Hollywood to make even ISO feature pictures a' year. We cannot maintain the quality of our product If we are lorced to feed a market demanding to many pictures lor double bills." My congratulations to Sam Goldwyn. He's talking sense. Tomorrow I will sum up my suggestions to Hollywood's film Industry. The suggestions are taken from your ideas and your letters. Make the Opponent Misread Your Hand of the season';^ '^'/.rcXe 0 "^ ""^ "*" SS, ^"'SlSci.rSSellrt 'SXl, The maria^ rate in saip^n. Korea for temperatures .of from 12 to 18 degrees above zero. Neoprene T)oei It WILMINGTON, Del. (UP)—Neoprene may be the answer to a fisherman's prayer..- Ncoprene is the new rubber substance that is going into artificial lures which look like real live bait and are easier to handle. I battle of wits In;' which you have to be on your ™_ toes all the time in order to win. Today's hand was played by Bertram Lebhar Jr., treasurer of the lean Contract Bridge League. Bert Lee, sport* broadcaster on Station WHN. His contract of four spades'on this hand looked rather hopeless but he did not give up Ort the was a "down'and out" signal and confirmed East's impression that West was out of diamonds. So instead of trying to cash the other club. East led another diamond— and Lebhar discarded his queen of clubs and won in dummy with the diamond king. Looking at all four hands it is obvious that East and West should have cashed their club, but It was not »o easy for East to read the holdings of South and, his partner. When you have a chance to make it easy for opponents to misread a hand, cash in on It, espe- when It is your only chance ake the contract. Read Courier News Want AdJ Bojs I.earn Fljing NEW YORK. IUP>— High school students studying aviation can now take simulated flights without the Ing people who should he treated ! hazards of actual flying. The first realistically. They complain ahnut the btg budgets spent on pictures like "Fnrtvcr Amber," whtn the same money could do » t.oo<l picture «« U>» lit. W ton* at their Link trainer to be placed In the New York public schools wa* Installed In the aviation annex of We Haaren High School, whcr« 1,001 boys -are taking the school's avla tloc *our»*. 4.KQ63 *K 101 • 9752 #7654 + KJ61 W E S Dealer » AJS2 Lebhu * AJ 1074 W865J + Qlfl Tournament — B-Vf v\il. Wed Nwtt) Ea*l Pass Pass 1 * Pass 1 * Pass I * Pan 4 4> Pass Page Pass Opening—* 1 « opening diamond lead East correctly played the jack and Lebhar (South) won. He knew that West probably had led from the top ol nothing, and h§ also knew |i would be difficult for E«st to tel whether or not Lebhar had four diamonds, and west onlr/two. trick two he led the ,'«even spades, won in dummy with the queen, and played a »niall cluh. East, having the Idea that hi partner held only tuo diamonds went up with the ace of clubs am swung the ace of diamond*. Now It did not make any difference whether West played the »ix, five •r low •* al«»m>Ji. Any MM New Deputy HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured U.S Army officer, Lt.-Gen. J. VERTICAL 1 Learning 14 Oleic acid salt 15 Sid* HPerus* . 17 French coin* 19 Volum* 20 Ever (contr.l 51/Prop«rt7 Items . 24 Chair* 2«Wav* top 2 On the sheltered side 3 Have on 4 Small child 5On limt (ab.) 6 Promontory 7 Hint 8 Hops' kiln > Lieutenant (ab.) 10 Permit 11 Frew 12 Appellation SJ Diminutive of 13 Snow vehicle Edgar ~ 18 Bone 24 YM (Sp.) SlWeaknew IS On of (prefix) 57 Drive off 30 Gd up 34 Elite 35C*r MPntth 37 Indian 3» Symbol for tin 39 Niton (symbol) 40 Bustle 43 He succeeded Gen ^T Handy " 41 Bee (comb, form) SI Volcanic matter 53 First man 54 Type of bomb 55 Church ' dignitary 57 Foot part MLencitepi MHeUnew 27 Royal College 44 Detest of Phyiicians 45Poems (ab.) U Make a mistake 79 Vegetable 31 Girl's nam« 32 Droop 33 Compas* point 40 High • mountains 41 Short barb 42 Above 46 Mother 47 Among 48 Alaskan Island 49 Rhymester 50 Impish ] 52 Fourth Arabian callp 54 Viper 56 Paid notice 58 Symbol for neon and Quam is much faster than In Bcthc^da, Md. It always causei trouble. Some of the generals In charge of these outposts won't even let a pair of newlyweds live in tht same house. That's not because the- generals aren't romatlc. too but because there are no houses. Only barracks, stricktly divided as to sexes. But love usually finds a way and if you can bang a typewriter or a freight car wheel—that's an alleged feature-writer talking and not Mrs. Chappie—you might get In touch with the Army's Civilian Employment Offices in Washington, New York, Chicago, or LOs Angels*. Radio for Works Dept. WORCESTER, Mass. CUP) — Worcester's public works department is one of the first municipal agencies other than fire and police departments to have a shortwav* radio system. The $8,000 system was Installed in the department'* trucks and automobiles in the b«- lief it would Improve co-ordination during flash floods and snowstorm*.
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