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(AHK.) COURIER NEW! MMCB L VnaOBPT, Editor f«OL D. BDliUM. AdverUrtiw M<n«cnr loli MMtaMl AdmtfetaB B*pK*tnUUv*t: Co. N*w Sort, ChfcafO, Deuott. gray Afternoon Except Sunday MConC dun' mftfar »t (he poM- *t BlytiurrUlt, ArkanoM, under »ct of Con- Oetobtr », MM. - • : flcnred bf the United PICK i > SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Br «»rrltr In the city ol .fllythcvllle or any iyinirt.fi town wnere carrier service 1> nmm- tHiMirt.'lftr per week, or B5c per month. ' By ^U. wttbln • ndtiu oi 40 mile*, *t-00 per M*», fXAft (or tix months. Jl.OO for three monUu; odUkle SO mite woe. 110.00 per year fSAed Station ' The *ower sowtth the ward.—Mark 4:11 -i , • -•'•'• Sow on in faith. Sm/ the good seed! another'after thce Shall reap. Hast thou not garnered many fruits , ^ Of other's sowing, whom thou knowcst uoU- < 'Canst tell how many struggles, sufferings, tears, • • ;• , All unrecorded, unrcmembcrcd al^ Have gone to tulld up what thou has oi gpod?4-Harriet List. . Nothing for the Scrapbook Senora Feron, wife of the Argentine president, ..changed .her mind ar.c! crossed England . off the itinerary of her European junket.' Probably just as .well.,' With Britain's new cut in newsprint,, the photogenic Eva would lutve missfed out on all (that expensive pho 1 tographic coverage to which her semi- triumphal tour must.have accustomed her. ' ' Whose Opinion? ^fter an interval of comparative silence, Henry A. Wallace delivered his latest opinion of the Marshall plan th<: ^ other' 'day. He delivered it to a reporter of the official Yugoslav news agency in New York, but the news story appeared under a. Belgrade dateline. This was not inappropriate, since Mr. Wallace's cuvreHt estimate of the Marshall , ..plan sounds much liko other oinions ol nit. originating in Belgrade and points east, i V ' We seem to recall that the former vice president favored the plan \vlien it first was proposed. But that, 'pcr- Jiaps by coincidence, was before Rus:• .sia decided to stay out. Now he ttelis 'the Yugoslav press, as the Mopcow propagandists have told the world, that ^ie believes "the Marshall pian delayed • •vlin; economic depression in the United .States." Mr. Wallace also said that he was Against : the Marshall plan if "it divided the world in two parts" and "if the primary aim is to revive Germany Jor the purpose of waging a struggle .against Russia." Pravda couldn't have £ put it any better. ' v " i It may.be wondered ... whether Mr- Wallace would give any. credit for helping divide, the world in two parts t<. Mr. Molotoy for walking out of the Paris conference. Perhaps lie thinks that the Russian foreign minister was enticed to Paris as part of a new im. peruibst plot against the Soviet Union and that he just managed to escape' before the trap was sprung. Mr. Wallace's thinking may appeal . Jo waver and vary, but he ( | 0 e s seom to cling to one constant, concrete lino f.of thought. That is his apparent ob.. ^sswii with the idea that now Mr Roosevelt is gone and Mr. Wallace himself . „ out of the government, there ofh° T- ^^ Washin ^« capabl-, ot handling , things. One _can only gather from 1m speeches that he thinks the h gh oniy r. Truman of courl- tfirough aid lo Greece and Turkey, w hen by indirection ^.Marshall , c insultin *: unwarranted. them, we believ indictments • And when that M » »* the ridiculouB, dangerous output oj Soviet propaganda. Mr- Wallace has apiwintcd himsell' the sole guardian of the New Deal heritage and of Roosevelt liberalism. He has clothed himself in brilliant trappings and attracted a considerable following. He has given the impression that. Mr. Roosevelt, were he alive today, would feel about Russia precisely as Mr. Wallace doees. That is obviously a personal assumption and nothing more. By his present line of talk Mr. Wallace is not aiding the cause of peace. He is injuring it by creating the fiction abroad that he is the .spokesman for a large block of American opinion. Mr. Wallace is entitled to his own obsessions and opinions, and to the right to express .them. But it would seem that the time has now come when his admirers have the right io question whether those obsessions and opinions arc his own, or whether they are patterned after some which are not only un-American, but anti-American. SO THEY 5AY Allies in a Serious War Man's worst enemies, next to his own kind, have been the tiny form of life rather than the big ones. He has had no great trouble In getting rid of the savayc nnnnnls wherever he we:U. But he is still fighting the Insect'swarms that prey on him, his crops and his livestock—and still losing heavily to those unyielding Iocs. The vast numbers of insects, nnd their Icr- rlllc rate ot increase, make them n grave problem. Somebody has figured out that 0113 acre of meadow harbors at least 15 million insects. This will sound like an undcr-csllmatc to uny- body who has strolled through a mention- in chigger or mosquito season. Nature set a check on Insects in the birds. But m.an hasn't properly appreciated the usefulness of these allies. He has allowed cats to hunt them down, and youngsters to kill them • (or sport. New poisons, like DDT, are proving elfectivo against the Insect hosts. But we still need the birds. Every harmless bird destroyed means- thousands of insects saved. We owe the birds better protection. They work l»r us constantly, and at the same time make our outdoors far pleasantcr with their bright, cheerful little lives —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. BARBS authors ° f BT HAL Summer styles are In full swing and father is having his annual tit. » » * An Illinois jurttc sentenced a man because he was h.bituallv lazy, 'just sent him up for a nice stretch. < * » A bill introduced in Congress would prnhibil misrepresentation of furs. It's bad enough thai the animals are skinned. » * * I-oss of sleep ruins complexion, sn.vs a brauly e-vperl. Like leaving a compKct at home. * * * Cutting remarks have a bad habit of scvcrins friendships. VIEWS OF OTHERS There is a simple solution to the' economic problems of the world. It's this: You work and produce, and I'll buy. I work nnd produce, and you'll buy.—Bernard M. Baruch. • • • I don't doubt that the Communists everywhere want F eventually, a CDimmmisl world; but I believe they arc essentially interested—at the moment—in strengthening the soviet Union as an c\-ample of the type of socialism they have in mind.—Henry A. Wallace. • ' • • We've been at war with Russia tor some time now. and Russia has been winning this war at a faster rate than we were during the last stages Of the last war.-Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy (R) of Wisconsin. • • • The Greatest ho|>c for political peace lies in achieving economic peace through Improved living standards. There can be no political peace without economic peace.—William L. Ball, former vice chairman, WPB. • * * I wouldn't have the effrontery lo say I wouldn't be President o[ the United States. No one has asked me.—Gen. Uwight D. Eisenhower, Army chief of staff. • • • We arc tired of those who think they can pl«y with peace-loving peoples too long. They must study their psychology.—Ernest uevin, British foreign secretary. • • t ' « Surely after two world wars, nations should have learned the folly of tho nationalism so extreme as to block co-operative economic planning among nations for iwaceful reconstntcUon. —President Truman. Must U.S. Fight Another War? Is Predominant Issue Uppermost In Minds Of Congressmen (This Is the fourth of five dispatches reviewing the accomplishments of Congress during this session.} By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, July 31. ONBA) —The one biggest issue before the Congress Just closed and in the session ahead Is whether the United States must fight anothei war. Everything else is Insignificant beside that. It Is also the biggest Issue on the president's desk, in the state Department, and before the •.•American people. As Chairman Charles A! -Eaton of the H-iusc Porelpn Affairs Coinn>'iS Ve remarked; tV, "shooti.i-; •.»••.:" may already be on. It :s entirely possible that World Wn.- Ill has ilready begun — In the border :lashes In Greece, in China's civil i'ar, in the Dutch-Indonesian fighting, and In the armed truces under which Russian and Allied forces face each other across the 38th parallel In Korea anrl the occupation zone boundaries in Germany and Austria. The first mid second world wars began, over Incidents and differences far less serious than these. This is not a pleasant prospect. But It needs to be faced. There Is general agreement that when and if war comes. It will be Russia and her satellites against the world. What the line-up would be can be guessed. Bui the Important consideration is that tevcry country In the world is so weakened from the last war that it would be more of a burden to support, as an ally, than to be overrun, as an enemy. 1'ItOULEMS OF WAR AND I'EAUE Where this war would oe fought, or how, Ls debatable. Any Idea that the Untied States coultf drop a jew bombs on Moscow antl end the war in u week is nonsense. Even if victory could be won that easily, there would remain the problem ot occupation. As the United States has discovered in Germany, the reform and reorganization of a conquered nation takes longer than the defeat. While the Axis was defeated in the last war, io is apparent only •Apw.-tliat.-.nobiily reajly.won it. The (Wbllary to (hat is that nobody .cottld win in the next war, either. Facing that gloomy prospect, it may be said there are tour ways to maintain the peace: Appeasement — giving Russia whatever she wants on the theory that any sacrifice is cheaper than war; imposing V.ic will ol the United States On' Soviet Russia — by economic force it necessary; by dividing tl'.e world into v.vo spheres of influence — 'communist and non-communist; or by lony. exhausting and canipir,- mise negotiations to arrve at, n satisfactory basis of co-peration in one world. This last was the Byrnes policy. But endless arguing did not brins the desired results. It was the old philosopher's riddle of l.hc immovable object—Russia — meeting the irresistible force — the United States. That led to the Marsha] 1 , plan, which, at the present moment, seems headed toward the creation of two world.-, instead of one. This Is the third of the alternative Policies listed above. The question is whether this is n step towards peace or war. While it Is tli e President and his Secretary of State who traditionally make American foreign policy, It is the congress which' must give it authority, finance it. ratify it. It is still a bi-partisan policy. But i the record of th e Congress just closed has been haltingly but de- I finitely toward the creation of two worlds. JJHUI.T NEW TRADE BARRIERS Congress showed no enthusiasm for the International Trade Organ-, ization now being discussed at Geneva, nor for the reciproc.il trade program Intended to free commerce from artificial barriers. Instead Congress acted to build new barriers. It authorized^ the Truman plan for aid to Greece and Turkey. It allowed UNRRA to die and limited future relief to friendly, co-operating countries. It balked on the admission of 4DO,000 refugees It cut funds to spread U. S. information and improve cultural relations with foreign countries. The real showdown test on the Marshall plan is still to come. That will be in the next session of Congress, after the Western European nations make known their needs as a follow-up to the Paris Conference. If Congress is really tough-minded and ready for a showdown wli-li Soviet Russia, It "has shown r» great inclination to back up such a foreign policy with military s\m- port. A look at that side of thi: matter will be taken in the next and last dispatch in this series. IN HOLLYWOOD (While Ersktne Johnson is on vacation, outstanding Hollywood personalities are pinch-hitting for him.) • • * BY HOIVARK PHILRRICK Manager, Hollywood Central Casting Bureau HOLLYWOOD. July 31. (NE,Vi Every state in the Union, every civilized country, every walk o! life, every age. type, ntid social stratum is represented hi Hollywood's 5COO registered extra play's. Before the registration hy Central Casting, every physical characteristic of each applicant is made matter ot record, every talent noted, the minutest distinguishing' details tabu'.atcci. If a studio calls for a collcsuilc- type man, with a neck measurement of 15, a 35-inch arm. black eyes, red hair, who speaks Danish and can tap dance, it's just another order to us. The operation is simple. 'Registered extras 'telephone every 30 minutes, up to 4 p.m.. and then every 15 minutes. The answer. 'No work." indicates that Centra! has no orders from studios to be lil'ed. The answer, "Call later." js the hopclul indlcition that there <*re studio orders. LOUD SPEAKER SYSTEM 'When casting is actively in progress in the late afternoon, the switchboard operators, whose mouth-pieces are re.illy small microphones, repeat the names of the extras who call. The casting directors hear these nan-^s through small loud speakers on their desks. It he hears 'the name of an extra who meets the requirements of an order, the casting director presses & button, cutting out the switchboard, aurt tnlk-i directly to the These calls come In through 70 trunk linrs. on a five-position switchboard. There is only one other of its kind—at the (Pentagon Bui'ciing in Washington. At the .peak of activity hi the late alter- liooii. the Central board handles about 3:00 rails an hour. There is one thing that even the most thorough casting organization finds difficult lo take. Thai is the disappointment and heartbreak inherent in the entire extra situation. 'After all. while 2(10.000 extras were .placed in jibs in iiic past year, only 327 mon and !)5 women reached the S23;o fiai:r c in earnings. /The ranks of extras inrlurtp many am^Uio-.is young people who .see in extra work a stepping stone to hotter l.lvngs oven stardom. Yet. in all Hollywood Jilslorj- only a handful of extras haven risen to real success. CASTING IS IMl'KKSONAI, Our sc'rvi:e is utterly inip:rsonal. We receive orders from studios and fill Ijhein >vith exactly the types wauled. Where requirements are less exacting, the work Is fairly nutrlbutfd among those who qualify- . ; - 1 The 5000 extras on our rolls represent only a fr.irlloii of Ihe thousands who r.pply for registration. To fill our lists with people for whrm we know there' will be no work wo'ilcl simp'y be holding cut false hopes and, in general, adding to the sum cf disappointment anrt discouragement. One cl the things lhat appeal to make exlra work so attractive Is the wage scale: atmosphere. S9.45 a day; regular extr.\ wor!;, S15.SG dress and special business, S22.23 dancing, S2223. These who see ho]-e in Ihcst gemcrous figures should be reminded of the man who said his salary was 420,000 a year—for one week. ... THURSDAY, JTHA' 31,-1047 Kaiser Holds Center of Hearing, Spotlighted Like Hollywood Set Th, DOCTOR SAYS BY WILLIAM A O'BKIKN. M. I>. Written for NBA Service •Although paratyphoid fever resembles typhoid fever In many respects .Injections of typhoid vac- By FIlEDEItlCK C. OT1IMAN (Upitnl Press stuff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, July 31. <Ui>) — No Lcpldoplcrac fluttered In tho stomach of Henry Kaiser, Esq. The only butterflies on him were pink , ones dancing among the rose-buds on his necktie. Calm was the word 1 for Kaiser. I Eleven photographers aimed I their flashbulbs his way. Five movie i cameras focused on his elistcniiiE ns^many spotlights glared In his eyes ;As with typhoid fever, milk and other dairy products which have) not :becn subjected to proper heat: treatment (pasteurization) spread paratyphoid fever; Shellfish from contaminated water may be re-' sr.onsible for the disease, and flies) can carry the germs from the' sick to the well. The incuoation period for paratyphoid lever is one to 10 days. Although second infections are! rare in these who have had the disease, immunization only protects for two years. Paratyphoid fever occurs in sin-1 Sic cases or small epidemics in all! parts of the country, especially m| the summertime. The disease may I pass unrecognized because of its' relatively short duration. Onset of paratyphoid fever is more abrupt than the slow, lingering Development of typhoid fever. The infection is frequently mistaken for food ipoisoning because of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and 'abdominal pain which Is present in Hie beginning of the illness. Some paratyphoid patients become ill with chills, .severe headaches, and joint pains which resemble rheumatic fever. FATALITIES POSSIBLE CuWcok in paratyphoid fever i-; more favorable than typhoid fever, although fatalities imiy occur. No special drug or serum will shorten the course of the disease or lesse'.i (he complications. Ocod nursing care is more important 1 than any attempt at special treatment. Following recovery from paratyphoid fever, some patients continue to harbor the germs in their, intestines and thereby become car- rieis. .The presence of these germs does not affect .the carrier's .health, ', iow do round worms' •ANSWER: Children swallow the' fertilized worm eggs, which later hatch in the intestines, by touch- 1 ing contaminated soil and putting' their fingers in their mouth. 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— O. P. Moss and A. C. Ward attended to business in Corning, Ark. yesterday. Mrs. Bow-en Erhnman and two sons have returned ; to .their home in St. Louis after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. R. c. Dent Jr. They vere accompanied home by Misses Anna Margaret Dent and Jane Kochtitzky. 'Among 'those attending the dance t the Casino in Memphis lasi light were Mr. and Mrs. G. F.. tsck and daughters, Virginia, anrl Margaret; Mr. and Mrs. W J. Wunderlich, Misses Rose Lou Cooke, Eva Harwell. Margaret Mil_ \ Virginia Terry. Sue Butt, null; tutt. M. ,J. Cook Jr. and Pann»r England. Wayne King and .his or- Thertra played for the dance. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Opening Bid With Low-Count Hand 11Y WILLIAM F. McKENNKY America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service At one time or another every bridge player likes to consult .m expert about the bidding or play of a particular hand, but if .he • 632 + 2 Tournament—Neither vul. South West North East Pass 4 • Double Pass I * POPS Pass Pass Opening—»Q . 30 were to ask ten experts, he might gel -ten different answers. Also strangely enough, on some hands the correct bidding does not always bring the best score. Today's hand came up in ai important tournament. Some players woukl say that ;SotKh, lacktiu two and a. half tricks, should no have opened the bidding, but the majority of the tetter players today agree that a distributional hand ot this type should be opened. .However, when North bid two hcarls. South had no right to shov, an exceptionally strong hand will 1 the bid ol three clubs. He should have signed the hand off -with two spades. Then il nis partner bid three diamonds, South would have been justified in bidding spades and clubs liJI the cows oamc home. Very probably he would have readied a .six-club •contract, which would have been made easily. When lus hand was played, and West opened with the diamond Yankees' President vl' % Tf - <s partner, Howard Hughes. None of tin's bothered Kaiser Neither did the Senators. When they swatted an embarrassing question his v,ay, he usually managed to swat it back. When they talked loud, he talked loud, he talked louder. And when they got him to admit that he'd visited the White House in connection with the $18.000,000 biggest-plane- in-lhe-world that the Kaiser- Hughes Corp. built, he was as full of amazement as the Senators Seems that Donald Nelson ihe War Production Chief, wanted Kaiser to see Acini. William Leahy President Roosevelt's military adviser, about the contract V>r the plane that has been bulldir.g for tlie last five years. "Heeaiuw -,i c was the nl . es i dcnt ., adviser?" demanded Sen. Homer Ferguson of Mich., chairman of the War Investigating Committee Durncrt if h n knew, rumbled Katser m the deepest basso urofunrln -since Chaliapin, He never did understand. J, e said, though he dirt- believe that the admiral was a military man because he was dressed up in a sailor suit Kaiser said, Ignoring Interruptions, that he resented cracks of previous witnesses, includinp aviation pioneer Grover Loening. that he was a super salesman like Diamond Jim B:-ady and Billy Sun- He reminded the Senators thai he was. this minute, the fourth bipest manufacturer or automobiles in the world, that he ran 'he world's biggest cement plant, that ne was making almost, as much aluminum now as the whole country produced l>efore the v p ar ttr he d built the onvy Integrated steel clo " b ' c ' 1 if Bil| i' Sunday could have His dream of an airplane three hundred, feet In wingspread. with eight engines delivering as muc'i power as eight locomotives, he said was no more Impossible than any Of the other impossible things he'd clone. And a s for j,is alleged inexperience he said he'd like to mention the Brewster Aeronautical Corp. aged " lf 1111an ' ln " "Hey." Interupted Sen. "Owen cord to show that' I have no'c™!- nection " "But we took it over and roared Kaiser. "Not the same Brewster wailed the Senator. "And when we were through," continued Kaiser, out.shouting his " ifes. but not' for 510 generations back have (he Brewsters of Maine been in .,..» insisted Sen. Brew"Oh, its nothing to be ashamed of now. Senator," Ea j ( i Kaiser waving his hand. "We did another ot those impossible jobs on Brewster, and it wasn't • supersalesmanship, either-" . Kaiser said he entertained no governmental big-wigs. Usually when he ate lunch with 'em they pairt. Yes, h e said, this was surprising. Even Lconing, the little man who'd testified he had his I'V'n girl friends in Hollywood, bought Kaiser a lunch. "And I read his testimony about these ladies," Kaiser added "And I have aii idea they may have had something to rto with the situation in which he found himself." ser's day, I'd say, if anybody asked me to act as referee. HORIZONTAL 1,6 Pictured president of New York Yankees M Prince 15 Affluence 1G Yield 17 Actor 18 Belgian river 19 Morsel 20 Transmitter 22 Written lorm of Mistress 23 Red Cross (ab.) 24 Palm lily 25 Hebrew deily 27 Dutterfly 28 Forecasters 30 Adult female 32 Feline 33 Era 34 Draw out 3G Correct 39 French article 40 Transpose (ab.) 41 Deputy consul (ab.) 42 Area measure 43 One-spot 45 Daubs 50 Before (prefix) 51 Thread (comb, form) 53 Jason's ship 54 Mountain lake 55 One ot his most famous piaycrs is -• Joe.. . / 57 Firm 58 Beginning 59 Lock o( hair VERTICAL 1 Toils 2 Fine 3 Hire 4 Color 5 Year (ab.) G Lunar riisc 7 Imitated 8 Ho.-il 9 Place (ab.) 10 Edge 11 French protectorate 12 Greek valley 13 Exercise 17 Down 20 Relatives 21 Kcqtiilcs 2-1 Treatise 26 Ratiocination 20 Small shield 31 Large (comb form) 3-1 African antelopes 3.') Fr.-iud 37 His manager Bucky 38 Directions •!•! Girl's name 46 Wise men 47 Ireland / 48 Eager ' f •19 Artificial^ language '50 Wan 52 Swiss river" 54 High peak I is 55 Great (ab,) 57 Street (ab.) !i T~

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