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FAGfi EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW» THC BLYTHEVTLLE COURIER NEWS NZWeOO. . tUprwotetirai: Wcllac* Wttmer Co, Nw Vort. Chlc««o, Detroit, Cray Afternoon Except Sunday Intend w tecond cite* matter at tht poat- efficf at BJytiwrlU*, Arksouaa, undtr act ot Con- crew, October t. 1017. Serred by th» United Pr*a« SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By earner In th» city or, Blytn'eviUe or any • suburban town where carrier; tcnriu li maintained, 30c per week, or 85c pet month. By mall, withlrj a radius of 60 miles, »4.00 per year. $2.00 (or alz months, tl.OO (or three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, 110.00 per year ' payable la advance. s Meditation And I will-live to the* a portion of everything that thou glvett me.—Genesis 28:23. • • • Contemplating God'a Gift to man at the Christmas season makea man more mindful of his responsibility about Chtiillan stewardship. Why Not Sit Tight? Paul Herzog, chairman of tiie NLRB, has urged unions to give the Taft-Hartley Law a fair trial. He doesn't say that they should not question the wisdom of its provisions If they wish. But he does remind them of management's experience back in 1935 with the "famous 58 lawyers" who advised clients not to obey the Wagner Act. Those who followed thin counsel discovered that the act was constftutional, after all. Final interpretation of some questions on the new labor law has not been worked out, but it's getting there. Meanwhile, unions still exist and fascism hasn't arrived, in spite of the predictions. About the only injuries have been self-infJicter} by those who have refused to sign non-Communist statements and thus talked themselves out of labor board representation. Exposing the False 'Fronts' When you turn ydur money over to an institution in the form of investments, deposits or dues, you can usually get an accounting of what is do. with it, Banks and insurance companies are required to publish financial statements. Corporations with securities listed on stock exchanges have to tell all to th« SEC. Unions now must re-' - ,veal their getting and spending, But this public accounting does not apply to, ; many organizations, political and otherwise, which deal in ideas and special pleading. , They can recruit members and money and segment of public opinion, all of which puts them • -in position to pull a. really dangerous swindle. Yet they are not required to open their purses or disclose their purposes. I Morris Ernst, New York attorney and perennial champion of civic rights, wanU to see these groups stripped of their anonymity and made accountable by law. As he puts it. in obvious reference to the Klan, he would make them "take off their nightshirts." He favors legislation that would compel them to reveal their membership and the source and use of their funds. Such « disclosure, Mr. Ernst points out, has not been made by a single one of the organizations that Attorney General Clark has accused of being subversive. "These are the very groups I want to see out in the open," Mr. Ernst says. "Let them say who they are and what they do—then they can operate all they want to. Their power will be gone, for we will know them for what they are." This would be a frontal attack on the "front outfits, instead of the present feints and skirmishes. A good deal has been accomplished already, but in a limited and rather hap-hazard way. Several newspapers have done a valuable job of exposing Communist string- pulling behind the scenes of apparently harmless and high-minded organizations. Public-spirited individuals and societies, have helped rip the mask from Red-controlled outfits hiding behind phony titles. But these revelations have had to be marJe one at. a time. And they havt not been able to keep many well-meaning innocents from falling for a lot of window dressing, joining up, shelling out their money, and ignorantly par. roting the party line. A Uw might remove these false frout« and expose, the inner workings. If th* operation received the widest national publicity, ignorance would no longer b« an excuse. Check* and investigation i could then proceed from the general to the particular—from the organization to the individual—with more efficiency and lees chance of injustice. ' Maybe Mr. Ernst'* proposition isn't air-tight or fool-proof. But it does seem to be an advance over the present method^ even though the Justice Department and the Loyalty Review Board have shown every desire to be fair and reasonable. A legal approach to the fundamental problem would, in the end, put the responsibility sijuarely up to the individual involved—which IK a mature, intelligent, democratic way of doing things. VIEWS OF OTHERS Lessons in Conservation The address President Truman delivered at the dedication of the Everglades National park applies to the entire country In its emphasis on the purposes, benefits and need of conservation. Specifically, most of what he said regarding the primeval-llke Florida lowland would hold true for Grassy take in Hemiwtead county, Arkansas. "Here It land," h< remarked, "tranquil in IU quet beauty, serving not as the source of water, but u the last receiver of It. To Its natural abundance we owe the spectacular plant and snlm»i life that distinguishes this place from all others In the country." in its own way Grassy lake Is equally distinctive. The cypress, canes, water mosses and lilies, alligators and egrets show what the untouched H«d river basin was In the days when the broad lowland of bayous, lakes and twisting river was »t 1U peak In supporting wildlife. Fortunately this stretch of lake and swamp preserves that original character in its most important aspects. Tlie Hempstcad County Hunting club, which controls the lake, deserves great credit for Its successful effort to protect wildlife. For each person who finds his way to Grassy Ukc there will be thousands of visitors to Evcr- fladcs National Part, fhe multitudes who visit the Florida preserve will come away with Increased interest In protecting the natural resources of the country. They will learn that to conserve one resourse It is necessary to conserve others. It will be made evident to them that untouched land, with Us chief original features left in all the splendor, can be a continuous inspiration. Grassy lake likewise could be converted into a laboratory and out-of-doors museum, serving on a smaller scale a valuable educational function In Arkansas, The sub-tropical character o! the place has a story to tell in associations of animals and plants, and In their relation to soil, water and slopes. For those who care (o read the lesson in the habitat of alligators and herons, Or«s*y lake provides a graphic example of the principles of conservation which apply to all types of land. —ARKANSAS GAZETTE, <>........).... ••sswiM'Kssisr.mii-.-jK-.-issiw. BARBS Bj HAL COCHRAN • ••••••».••.............. One of the best meals of all could be made up of the items crossed out on the menus. By this time the fish likely have returned to where It looked like a roorf ,pot Ult summer. IJ young boys turned out M the neighbors expect, parents would really have something M worry about. -* • • "Some Wholesale Prices Hold Level"—headline, H'ere they on the level In (he first placet • • • Time will ten that money talks louder and louder—when put into government bonds. SO THEY SAY No Room at the Inn THUHSDAY, DECEMBER is, 194? UN May Have Disposed of Palestine Problem But Big Issues Still Are Far From Settled wMK^™™, ^^^^^^1^^*°" «* Tlie , the state Department. ' ' But this may be too optimistic an appraisal. Soviet Russia is known to wnnl domination over the Moslem countries, from Ttir- N'tA .. a-"WASHINGTON. I NEA I '— ».« ongcr you look at the United Na- lons partition of Pnlestine. thc more doubts you have about it, 'he Issue may have been disposed f. It has by no means been set- Icd. The UN had four possible Millions. Let the Jews run Palestine. the Arabs run it. Partition. Do ! In .,.„ „.„, ,. . . lathing at nil. • j colllltl .jj, „" -. a Since the British had decided to -the"Jews out of'pnlesUne \l° forcif ull out In 1948. the last choice it is an is«ie fo r the UN Security •_-,!. .1" mcBnt full-scale wnr. Council. Russin Is most conven- Mcither the Arabs nor the Jews iently situated and it has the men •ere willing to let the others run } mobilized to take fast action in re- hings. and they wouldn't co-op- pclling an invation of Palestine. If the Jew- How Fast C'»n Palestine Absorb Immigrants? Despite Its Healthful Qualities, Mud Not Likely to Replace Milk THE DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin P. Jordan. M. U. Written for NEA Service A patient with cancer cannot be treated until that patient has consulted 3. physician, and the physician has made the diagnosis Today, more people than ever realize the need of seeing a physician early In cancer, but some still stay away from the doctor because thev are afraid they will be told that cancer is present. This reasoning is most unfortunate, since, ][ C an- cer can be discovered early the chance* for cure are good, whereas It found lat«, there Is Jar Jess likelihood of a complete cure. Lumps which appear anywhere on the body should always be suspected. Abnormal bleeding from any of the openings of the body Is also a sign that an Immediate examination should be made. Loss of weight, which cannot be explained by dieting or other obvious causes, Is another symptom which should be taken as a reason for consulting a physician. Of course, cancer In some locations is mucJi easier to diagnose' than in others. By modern methods of diagnosis, including X-ray, however, many cases, even those involving the Internal organs, can be discovered early enough so that treatment is thoroughly, satisfactory. Examination must be complete "" 4 By Frederick Othnin (United frets Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (DP) I don't really beliv* the federal government wants American mother* to take milk awgy from their children and feed 'em mud. No matter what its proven medical merits. The Idea just slipped out, kind of, when the ladles and gentlemen <£• the Bureau of Labor Statistics ciropP ptd up to Capitol Hill to deliver their carefully computed average household budget for a family of, four. . This called for ground $3.000 i year, as of these Inflated times, to —-,. a father, .mother, son, and daughter decently housed, clothed, fed, and washed. Such a family drinks 12 guarts of milk a week and squeezes 10 tubes of tooth paste on its molars a year and still its teeth aren't as good as they could be. Sen. Ralph Flanders of Vt. wondered If perhaps lhat was becaus« the family didn't get enough milk. "Not at all," replied Mrs, Dorothy S. Brady, the handsome young chief iwilh excellent teeth) of the cost of living division. "T e principal reason for drinking milk is itj calcium content." Mrs. Brady, who held a lead pencil in her right hand and a cigarette in her left and gestured with both, said the lawmakers undoubtedly were familiar with the beautiful teeth of Mexicans. All the milk they drink you can put in a tequila glass. "But they soak the corn for their — — _„...,„,„,.(; _., ,.„„,., i..i, tv.iu njj i neir and careful, but today the "facili- I tortillas in lime water and thus eel ties' for diagnosis and treatment all the calcium they need " she con- are so much bet'^r than in the past tinued. ' that great striti*; have been made ! "Who." demanded Sen. Plandera ' in the conquest of cancer. i "told 'em to do that?" '' Canctrophobla, T«x> Although it is.extremely Important for any suspicion of cancer to be promptly investigated, people can be no "cancer conscious" that they become nervous and worried all the time. Some go from doctor to doctor, sure that they have the disease but convinced that they are not being told the truth. Thus state of nervousness is called cancerophobia, and it causes great suffering and nervousness. Such people should take themselves ,in hand and, when they have been told after examination that they do not have cancer, should make an , . then came the mlsionaries ,rt"t '±""± "?„,*" r "" ?""«•"««-•*«•«« "a^heT'leeTh probably fear i than they fear communists the Je'vs ' rate on a jointly controlled state, o partition won. Not because it •as the best solution, it was the nly one left. Many predictions that jmrlition •ill lead to war are no-,v being dis- ounted by responsible official.-;. Russian Jews start Palestine, watch out. In the UN General ley can worse j Arab states! " So" "they ""offer ^o problem, unless the Jews start I League driving them out to make room for more Jews. But how fast can the homeland absorb immigrants? The several thousand, who tried to rim the British blockade and are now held on Cyprus, presumably have first chance. Behind them in Europe are a million displaced Jews, clamoring to get in. Zionist leaders have admitted Assembly. , that no more than 300,000 to 500,- " ........ ' "' 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— ,, (A ' ng to , ,nr,,«,"\, J •Lit £ ^n a «11 for u ' todJ° world' . i ' ' niC Ar:lbs H n , y hilv ° ,1nr r % h "T -^~ u ^.. u . t *i .__ j , ; _ _ .,„ .„„. _ mm, ,, proposals for recruiting an interna- j 000 can be absorbed in the next tionjil brigade of mercenaries for [ live years. The land of Palestine police duty i, t Palestine were heard [ In its natural state, is mountain In all seriousness. The UN Com- --• • ' mission, v assifiOTd to administer neutral Jerusalem ami oversee the economic unity of Arab and Jewish and desert. To prepare land for new colonists costs more than $6000 an acre. What happens when the land ,, . „ ." t " . ' "" ' '• I "" j-,-^.... "Ill; II me lilllll stales in Palestine, is marie up of: given to (he Jewish slate holds all representatives of Bolivia. Czech- ! the population it can support? Who MunrSA itwouidlArab portion, .«£&,"£ arc just as dead as when mowed down by tanks, bombs or heavy artillery. But they may be counted j troops ever got 'into' StaUniriiw- hundredTofThousnrS ^ "' "^ ! V°,"H "T CVer , b ° EOtlt>n ollt? ' ^"' s lo tne nalt ln »»°n or more «<=puue s "ragged a mt.ipond near nunareas of thousnnds. , Nobody else would want the Pal- Jewish DP's In Europe who can't here in an effort to locate the i—unless Amor-i get in? Will-it be up to the U.'8. i bod y °f Charley Cantrell, 37-year ? Willhlt? tft PTI- I to nrimir Minmi r»lH TWWolh fi-Mivii,. <«.-«,„,. i I A Czech battalion might even- j ing Arab states?" wm"a!iother"i»r- i tiislly be withdrawn. But if Russian | titlon have to be carved out in ; another 10 to 20 years? What hap- to the half million or more Mrs. Paul H. Rosenthal is ill at her home on West Ash street. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford Greene will leave tomorrow to spend the win leave tomorrow to spend the u"=«y niiowieage?" asiced Sen. Flan- holidays In Arkadelphia and Port ders - Mrs - Brady said, by all means Smith. "Well sir," the Senator said "we B. Oulp of Camden, Ark., will leave for his home tomorrow. He has been visiting his son, Homes T. Gulp and Mrs. Gulp for the past Sam Manatt and . two weeks. Mr. and Mrs First cstianinn police job lean Jews would be willing to en- . Fear Russia May Act Discounted J{:a[ The U. S. Joint chiefs of stuff ex- j list, In a strictly Jewish army pressed fear that Russia, which But. assuming'all these little de- backed partition, will take the Ini-1 tails can be taken cnre of partl- iatlve and move troops Into Pal- f tioncd Palestine still has its biz- ;sllne In ca-y. disorders get worse. I gcst test ahead, in proving it can son, Sam Jr.. will leave Sunday for Iowa City. la. to spend th« holidays with relatives. Tennessee Officers »Voi Murder Suspects SMITHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 18.— (UP)—Five men were held for questioning loda y while sheriff's deputies dragged a millpond near By Erskine Johnson NEA Stiff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEAJ.-Cficil B. DeMille hits the nail on the heart In the "What's Wrong With Hollywood" Department. Says Cecil: "Movie patrons have grown up in their attitude toward Hollywood. Not adults only, but young men mid women with whom I sat down in The possibility of communism exist* In the prospect of deprewion, not In the Kenarios of motion picture* or the activities of the American Communist*.— Henry A. W»llnc». • • • I don't mind criticism, I *lways learn something about myself— Mr«. Harry 8. Truman. • • * I think union leaders— and 1 mean lots ot them, not only our own— have got to do si better Job than they have of finding out Rnd representing the real w»nU »nd needs of our worker«.-Henry Pord II, head ot Ford Motor Co. • » • A uev type of communism Is on the march. In the, United Nations, which is stilt the worlds best bridge across the ominous gap, this new aggression boycott* what it cannot detcal or veto.— Sen. Arthur H. Vandenbcrg IR,) of Michigan. Tlie Cold War, which has become n war In Europe, i« n very hot und successful war In Chlna.-oov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York. » » • H i« wholly possible for our two countrin (USA and USSR) with their diriercnt sysltnw 10 »ve in p«»ce together, given the will lo do «o.-Andrel Y. Vlshlnsky, soviet deputy foreign minister. to admit them? These are Just a few of the factors which Indicate that all the cheering over the UN's great accomplishment may be a bit prema- tur. IN HOLLYWOOD Bl' ERSKINF. JOHNSON NEA Slaff Correspondent the metropolitan centers across the nation framed qucsttons that ;urcd me Hollywood's gaudy, garish days are about over. "Thc new public viewpoint no longer fits the traditional picture of Hollywood as a voluptuous Mont- martrc where oceanic volumes irf champagne are consumed by dazzling maidens and god-like Rom- cos filling Byzantine castles with thei reternal revelry. "Hollywood's circus era Is over. The age of mind is now upon Hollywood. An art form has grown cut Yankee." Sir Ccdrlc once sang on thc London stage but Bcndix Is striclly a b.ithroam tenor. Bill broke up the first chorus cracking. "I quit. Bing is lousin; this up for Sir Ccrfric and I." The. boys do the warbling while on the bum In King Arthur's forest. Bing was wearing a long bru- nclt wig but I can report that he definitely didn't look like Hcdy La- McKENNEY ON BRIDGE , old DeKalb County farmer and nurseryman who has been missing since Sunday. Dragging operations began, according to Smithville police chief Charles Lockhart, after one of the bidding employing this convention. The two spada bid by South U a game demand bid. North's bid of four no trump simply shows two aces. South -- la pretty sur« then that they are going for a alam; and his Various Responses i- inarr. >_..»._. [five heart bid is definitely a slam try. North jumps to six spades to Indicate that In addition to the two aces he hns a good spade suit. Video Coming! Signs o! the limes: Eagle-Lion is planning to use television lo help exploit its films'. ... If Perry Como accepts the role of Russ Columbo, when the late singer's life is filmed, chances are the film will be made In New York due lo Como's heavy radio schedule. After Roy Rodgers and Dale Evans are married, Dale plans to ~ By William f, McKenncy America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service There are many ditferent respon- ,ses employed today for th e two | bid. one group of players uses an opening two bid as a weakness bid. signifying a hand that Ij not strong enough to open with * one Into one of the great Industries of ] 'ctire from her film career—unless the world. No other art form in human history has experienced such a transformation. The public i2 serious about Hollywood." Now. If the movie producers will only get serious »nd make som» gcod pictures for A change, everything will lurn out all right. Off and Running The Oscar derby contestants are «t the post. Among the favorites are "Gcntiemnn's Agreement/' "Ltle With Father." "The Paradine Case." The Sign of the Ram," "T/ie Bishop's Wife." "Mourning Becomes Electra." "A Double Life," mid 'C«« Timberlane." Bob Mllchiim is hospital bound for a nose operation. . . . Merle Obcron and husband Lncicn Bailard are spiking those separation rumors by spending the holidays, together at Sun Valley. . . . Benav Vcnula's big film ambition is to do the life of Sophie Tucker. She has the voice for it, loo. It'« the trio of the year—Ring Crosby, Bill Bcndlx and Sir Od- Hc H«rdwlcKe wurblinj: "Busy l>oing Nothing" in "A ConnerU- she appears in films with Roy. She'll have her hands full what \vilh taking care of Roy's three children nnd supervising their new ranch home at Lake Hughes. They hope to honeymoon at Sun Valley. Ah, yes, there's some good news In Hollywood; The popcorn supply Ihis winter will be 70 per cent below last year's crop. Floods in ths corn belt arc responsible. But they are still popping corn In the Hol- lywcxvi corn bell. Ltston Hand—Neither vul. Saotfc West Kottlt Kaot 2* Pass <N. T. Pass S V Pass 6 * Pas* 7 4 Pass Past Pa» It NOTICE Notice is hereby given thai Mrs. Oeo. Smith. 101 Enst Ash Street, has made application to repair one room In her home located on Lot 10. Block 27, BlyUic Second Addition to the City of Blytheville. Arkansas. Said room to be used as a beauty shop. Any protest should be In writing and filed in the office of the city clerk, JOF. CARNEY, City Engineer bid. It Is used as » semi-pre-emptive bid. and of course there is the group which usci the forcing two bid. Eastern players have developed a series of responses to the two bid as follows: With two aces,, bid four no trump over your partner's two bid: wilh only one ace, bid the suit headed by the act; without an nee, but holding a trick anci a half consisting of either three kings or king-queen of one suit and king of another, bid three no trump. If yo uhav e none of these holdings, but you do have four trumps and R singleton, or ft king snd one. Jump to four ot your partner's suit. Today> hand is an txample ol Mrs. Brady said she didn't know. Suddenly she thought of something else: namely, mud. "Certain tribes In Africa used to eat certain rarities of murl, -.vhich had a high lime content, and ther. also had excelient teeth," she " "But and "Who?" asked the Senator. "The missionaries," Mrs. Brndy replied. "They watched these natives eating mud and told them it was an unsanitary habit, They mad» them quit it." "Yes?" prompted the Senator. "And their teeth deteriorated." improved." Mrs. B. noticed out of the corner of her eye a reporter I shall not name furiously.scrlbbllng notes Sh« was quick to add that she had nothing against milk, even at 21 cer.is a .quart: she just wanted the Senators to know that people don't have to buy their calcium from a dairy, no matter what Ihe milkmen say. "And may I add to this fund of dletry knowledge?" asked Sen. Flan- used to keep pigs up in Vermont and they ate mud, too. But only certain kinds. They turned up their nosejit> at some mud puddles and dellghtedW i In others. They knew, as diil your i Africans, what it lakes the labora- '= lory today to find out." I Mrs Brady said he un«oiib[cdly was correct. She said also that sh« wouldn't be surprised If Amerlcaiu kept sneering at mud—they being such antiseptic people—and began chewing calcium tablets, like they do vltamlnj. That'll fix those cows. Their milk won't be good for anything much (correct me if I'm wrong, milkmen) except boiling down Into Imitation pearl buttons. Millions of germs will be absorbed by a single drop of sterile water held in the mouth for half a minute. five men, James Adcock. told Sheriff Will Bullard that "I can show you where the body Is." The four other men arrested Lockhart told th e United Press were Zeb Adcock, Milburn Artcock R. D. Martin, and James B. Jones The Adcocks, he »aid, are only dli- lant relatives. The police chief quoted James Adcock as saying Cantrell was killed Sunday afternoon following an ....« i* to ^v,^ .,>r,»,^ ouit. L argument over use of his truck The Thus it is easy for South to bid ! truck was found, abandoned sonii seven spades, which is made ngalnst I miles from both Cantrell's and ~ any opening. | Adcock's residences. onii Z«, Comedienne HORIZONTAL 1,6 Pictured comedienne 12 Sea skeletons 1.1 Yale blue 15 Butts 16 Paradise 18 Climor 1» Storehouse 21 Preposition 22 Foretokens 23 Low haunt 24 Neither 25 She plays comic 27 Follow alter 30 Either 31 Musical note 32 Moldings 36 Property item 39 Short sleep 40 Follower 41 Diminutive of Patrick 43 Mother 45 She is a star 48 Wood? plant 49 Rail bird 51 Quota 52 Meat cut 54 Grectcr 56 Declare 57 Genus of gccse VERTICAL 1 Castle ditch 2 Fleet 3 Grated 4 Symbol (or illinium 5 Compass point 6 Bird 7,John (Gaelic) 8 Long meter (ab.) fl Serious address 10 Willows 11 Gaseous clement 12 Indian (var.) 14 Streets (ab.) 17 Accomplish I UA 11 PAUL KANTZ NJp I/IIO.-TIE.S go' 23 Rubber tr« 42 Operatic sot» 28 Dine 43 Mountain 33 Penetrates (fr.) 3-t Artists' 44 Area measure frames 46 Brain passage -. -.v^ u ,,. H i,.^, 3.T Foreign anent 47Ox-er (conlr.) 20 Abstract being ;36 Atmosphere 49 Courtesy title 22 Individual 37 Looks fixedly 50 Wine vessel 25 Card game 38 Unruffled 53 Whirlwind 26 Work unit 41 Pints (ab.) 55 Half-em

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