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•.1 ; ' 't_ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1047 IB! BLTTHEVILLJB OOUMBK NXWB __ :: ;., n«w» ooi. Itw. I L. PAUL D. HUMAN. A*rerU*taf •ole Katidofti AdTCrttetac Rept Vtibtt/Witacr OO, New York. ChkMO. Dttntt, __ Afternoon : Mend M seeood Out matter at the poM- eOtec »t Blythwilto,, Arkansa*, under Mt of Ora, October », U»n. Berred fey the XJnited PraM SUBSCRIPTION RATEB: BT carrier in the aty ol BlythCTiUe or any «ubur,u*n town where carrier service it maintained, S*c per w*«k, or 860 per month. By mall, within • radius of 40 miles, *4.00 per *etr, t200 lor §U months, »1.00 for three months; ij Ml) outside 60 mile jone, »10JM per Jwr ptyabte m ulranoe. Meditation Let'-ho evil talk come out of your mout,hs, but only such as is good for cditylng, as fits the occasion, that it may impart grnre to those who hear. Ephesians 4:29. • • • « Is someone wiser, bel<<r or haplrter tor having hud conversation wilh you? Old-Fashioned Villain • Vito Mai-cnntonio, left-wing American Labor Party congressman from New York, has come oul for a third party. One reason it's needed, he says, is because the "big trusts'/ are drivinK the nation to war. . The statement is reminiscent of Henry Ford's insistence that 'international bankers" started the last war. Mr. ,'Marcantomo and the late Mr. Ford never played in the same political league, and the present similarity of views is rather incongruous. But Mr. Marcantonio has his prob- lews- He can't blame the Fascists for a coming war, because the Fascists were defeated in the last one. He can't blame it on the dictators so long as Mr. Stalin sits in the Kremlin. So lie is forced to fall back on that old' demon,. Wall Street. For a militant breast-boater like Mr. Marcantonio, this is positively old-fashioned But perhaps the party ^ line is entwined with lavender and old lace these days. Amateur Theatricals Perhaps the secret of the Howard Hughes Investigation fiasco is that Senators Fergtison and Brewster were too impatient to get into senatorial show .business. If that is the case it wouldn't be\ the first .time, for show business has a way of looking glamorous and co'mparitivcly easy from the outside. • Moreover, Messrs. Ferguson and Brewster had had a little experience themselves. Even though all Capitol :IIill production had been in the hands of the ^Democrats for 14 years, the Republican minority could sit in on rehearsals and even make a few suggestions. So' it was not unnatural that the • senators from Michigan and Maine were anxious to put on a show of their own. It probably seemed to them that they had the makings of a smash hit. They had financial backing, script, and ...,.they had picked a cast with some good ~, r " box-office names. Furthermore, there ., was the chance of a good publicity break, for the adjournment of (Jon. . gress had removed the most serious local .competition. But the new producers made some pretty bad mistakes. First of all, their promotional campaign wasn't too smart. They gave the show a circus-type build-up before they knew what they really had. O n- sequently, much of the promised excitement, thrills and suspense didn't come off. They a i so ] lacl altogether too much Plot.in the script. Any experienced showman would have called in a goorl play doctor early in rehearsal to do a wholesale job of cutting, rearranging and rewriting. As things turned out, nolxxiy was .quite sure what the show was all about. It had a line of girls. It had a , fat comedian. It had a great many elements of drama. But was it supposed -• «-t^ be a serious war play, a metodrama- - .tie thriller, a revue, or what? It was '--^-i**^* 11 The characters were so , J*»Hy drawn that it never became quite clear who was supposed to be the „ hero and who the villain. Artother obvious mistake was "opeii- / „ ins: coM" jn the big town. If the pro, Queers had'followed the Broadway cus- tr y iR * <** tbeir show in some i !•*•« as Wilmington or New Ha- ven, they might have seen the need for more rehearsals and revisions and been able to patch it vip before (he renl opening. As it was, they rang up the first cm-lain in Washington,' The first-string critics were in the aisle seats, surrounded by n liard-to-please audience' of first-nighters'. The reviews were generally bad, which seemed to upset the producers. In the face of all this, it is quite a wonder thai the show managed to run even for 12 performances. This isn't the first flop in senatorial show business, of course. And some of the Democratic colleagues of Senators Ferguson and Brewsler might be accused of unkindness for rubbing it in. It might be recalled that the public witnessed a few turkeys when the Democrats were running the House Un-American Activities Committee. VIEWS OF OTHERS Scientific Training For Game Wardens Tlic training codrsc which the University of Arkansas Department of Zoology. 1ms instituted for game wardens is.an advance ill scientific, practical government administration. This program is part of the state Game and Fish Commission 1 .'; long-standing purpose to keep Its activities free of politics. The wnrdens will receive instruction in the fundamentals of conservation. They will learn the basic biological principles, and be shown how those principles apply In detail to Arkansas. They will have thei knowledge for performing their work more efficiently. This program is facilitated by the Tact that the professor of boology Is ex-offielo member of the Gnmc and pish Commission. The commission's activities can thus be readily co-ordi- nated with the department's and receive the benefits of the department's research and counsel and teaching. Prof. s. C. Delllnger, who hns served on the commission for many years, has planned the' training course from the viewpoint of both the natural scientbt and the practical field worker who Is u layman. A game warden, , equipped for his duties by s[>cciftl training, can expect his Job to be more secure than it would be under a system giving weight to political influence, stabilized employment for qualified men will speed conservation. We shall be making greater progress In the protection of wildlife by emphasizing educational preparation for the enforcement officers. Arkansas lias made spectacular advances In conservation since the commission was created. It stands to gain more in efficient use of funds by continuing to !>ermit the commission to pursue its work purely on a scientilic basis. The state might profit if programs similar to the ne\V training course were inaugurated for other employes whose work requires specialized instruction. If Arkansas ever develops its state park system, as would be desirable, the park employes should have training In natural history and recreation at the University of Arkansas. The university could assist state agencies on a much greater scale than It has m the past. , i J *V 1 gg —ARKANSAS GAZETTE Truman Appeals to Conscience In Effort to Aid Europe's DPs Eyes of Many Nations Foci/sec/ on Argentine During Inter-American Conference Sessions By PETER EDS ON NBA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, Aug. 22. (NEA1 —At the inter-American Conference In Rio de Janeiro, there will be a lot of diplomatic lingo about unanimous agreements^ vetoes, sanctions, procedures nnd such stuff which will be hard to read and considerably duller than the Brcwstcr- Hiighes brawl. But there is one thing American newspaper reader. 1 ; will be able to get from even the most superficial following of the news from Brazil. That will be how the Argentine delegation behaves. This Rio conference has been put off for more than two year: •s for Argentina was invit FrnnCisco conference the single reason that the aovcrn- ment'-of'President .Juan TJ Pcron has been on probation in tbe eyes of all other American republics. The Argentine government was the only one of these countries present at the Mexico City conference in March, 1915. The Act of Chapultepec was drawn' up at this conference, it recommended the drafting of a treaty ^o ptor! acts of aggression asain.<it any American country by six lines of action, ranging from mild to stronr: Recall of ambassadors: severing diplomatic relations; breaking ofl consular relations; cutting off postal, wire and radio communications; ending trade and banking relations, and the use of nrim-d force. ARGENTINA ASKKI> TO JOIN After the Act of Chapultepec WAS agreed to. March 3. 1945. the other American republics decided to np- peal to Argentina to change its BARBS policies, join Declaration of the UN, and adhere to the Act of Chapultepec. On March 27, 1945, Argentina declared war on Japan, primarily, • and on Germany, secondarily, merely because the Nazis happened to be partners of the Japs. The Pcron government also agreed to the Act of Chapultepec On tills basis, ed to the San :e and became a charter member of the HN. But the Argentines never did sign the Declaration of the United Nations. It has been evasive performance of this kind and talk'out of botb sides of the mouth that has made the Argentine suspect in the United States and delayed the Rio conference until now. '• Officially, the U. S. and Argentine governments have patched things up. President Truman accepted the resignations of both Assistant Secretary of State Spruille Braden, who didn't like Peron, nnd Ambassador George Messersmith, who did. That doesn't mean that either the Braden or the Messersmith policy is now being followed. It merely means that the President wanted to make a fresh start with ;i new team under Secretary of Stale George Marshall. The new team is led by Norman Armour in Braden's place and James Bruce — an ex-milk company executive and a diplomatic unknown — in Messersmilh's job at Buenos Aires. 1KUJI1I.E-TALK l-'KOM THE PAMPAS In the meantime, double-talk United Nations., from the Argentine is still heard declare war on the Axis, r,:gn the I On July Peron made a big speech which every Argentine radio station and newspaper hart to carry,' every citizen was supposed to read or listen to every upper grade school kid was supposed to write themes on. •Among other high-sounding ut- lernnces, Peron said that the Argentine's "spiritual and material resources had been mobilized for peace We Argentines believe that the countries which suffered so horribly In the war have a right to a better life." Well, look at the record. The Argentine was not a member of UNRRA and contributed nothing to it, though it did sell over $20 million worth of supplies to other countries which did support UN- RRA. The Argentine has never joined the International Food and Agriculture Organization. It only observed. On the clay of Feron's speech, the Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship sent a note to Secretary of State Marshall. It has just been made public. It is full of pious declarations about adhering to pacifist principles. Secretary | Marshall has just replied politely, in effect, that this is dandy. But the thing to watch at tr v ? Rio conference and after is how well the Peron government lives up to these principles. *If the United States starts pouring out arms, loans and other assistance as .demanded, without full guarantees on what is to be done in return for these favors, it is most apt to be* played for a sucker. This guy still needs watching. Sunday School Lesson BY WILLIAM H. GIKROY, !>.. P. There are certain things, according to the Book ol Proverbs, that arc "abomination to the Lord." Among (hose are "a false balance" (11.1), and "lying lips" (12:22). Whatever the Lord abominates is bad for man. The dishonest or lying person sins against Ills fellowman, as well as against his Maker. Society depends for its very existence, as well as for its welfare arid security, ui>on honesty In daily life and its relationships. The fact that so many people are honest enables society to go on, and it is because so many people arc dishonest that we have so 'many menacing problems and so little world security. Honesty begins with the individual in more ways than one. It has its rise and beginning in honesty with die's self. Many |>cople are not honest with themselves. They live in u world of illusion, or of self- delusion. The dishonest man would despise himself if he faced up honestly to what he actually is. .He avoids that by the alibi that "other pcop|c do it," "you can't do business and he * honest," and similar bywords of the weak. A man has to settle with, his own mind and that will what sort of man he is going to be—a man of in-, tcgrity, or a cheater and grafter. According to that decision he will be an asset to society, or a parasite, living upon and robbing others, no matter by what polite legal fiction his action may be covered. When Zaechaeus, the Jewish tax- gatherer, who climbed into a tree to see Jesus ami climbed down to receive the Master as his self-invited guest, heard the Master's declaration, "his day is salvation come to this house," he stood and said, "If I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, >I restore him fourfold." That was the portion that a convicted thief was by Jewish law under obligation to restore, so that Zaechaeus was saying, in.effect, "If I have grafted in my office (as its very nature made it easy and tempting to do) I've been a thief." . . That plain sort of honesty with himself was the sure evidence of the reality of Zaechaeus' conversion. In-a somewhat different way the Prodigal Son's salvation began when he "came .to himself," and was honest with himself. So, honesty, like charity, begins at home; but like charity it does not stay there. It reaches exit into every sperc and relatioiishipof life And it is the only-basis upon which life can be- sound and wholesome, mid even safe. Only today I have been reading a list of the names and. offenses ol firms prosecuted under the-fod oan;l drug law. Ap-' pallingly, it contains the names'of some of the best known firms hi the country, emphasizing how much the very food that we eat and the drugs we use depend upon the simple integrity of those who .produce them. Honesty is our deepest need. • , By JOHN L. STEEMJ (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Aug. 22. (Ul'l—: President Truman plans to send 1 Congress specific recommendation?} I In January for admission of Euro-: pean displaced persons to the Unit-; ed States, it was learned today. This will be part of the admin-' istration's renewed drive to get UK United States to accept what President Truman calls its share o the 1,000,000 Europeans made I homeless by the war. , Mr. Truman has reshuffled his top command In the Immigratioi field and ordered a complete view of the problem of admijlt refugees and resettling them. BT HAL COCHBAN Stitches are what arc taken in heads that' tire not used by divers. , * » * Every * huliby should have a hobby—which lots of women dnn't have lime to have because they have a hubby. » * » A woman can make an awlul change In a man's life, says a judge. Sometimes by requiring an awful lot of change. * * * The Iowa man who claimed (he flapjack eating championship when he downed a month full aid A New York Ba.nk has provided an outdoor place for folks to sit down while wailing ror a bus. It makes them feel more like standing when the bus comes. IN HOLLYWOOD e •.• •••••••••» SO THEY SAY I think we win still beat Russia with psychology; if we don't, we must defeat her by force of arms. It Is time we told her so.—Rep. Charles Eatoji (H) of New Jersey. * » * Tin's program (the national health bill) <tld not originate In the United States, but in the secret councils of world communism.—Hep. Robert Grant <R> of Indiana. . • » * The American crisis Is problematical, that of Europe exists. The first would be » crisis ol over-production, the latter is a crisis of penury. —Georges Bldault, French foreign secretary. • • * We must have an economically revived England; that Is imperative and we must assist. —Eric Johnston, president Motion Picture Association. BY F.RSKINE JOHNSON NKA Sfaff Cnrrrsiiniulcnt HOLLYWOOD. AUK. 1 ; 2. INEA1 — It's Florida vs. California again, with Esther Williams in the middle. In a $1C03 ilo.ih nc: "Jathing suit with black sequins, yet, It started after l-.slher returned from Florida on a. location trip for "On an Island With You." On a radio show she was asked if she liked Bloridii's weather. Said Esther: "It was too hot." The screams from Florida have been coming in ever since. The Chamber of Commcire and even the governor have wired Esther nasty little digs. Digged balk Esther: "CiiHfornt.l has foy that washi-N out bridges. smog, forest fires and 103-dc- Rree tempcruiilrr-s. Hut of course we ilon'l hclicvf it." Esther wears the :icr-.h net bathing suit with waterproof sequins in an underwater chaso stone for the movie. Peter Lnwlonl and Ricardo Montalban are chav.n^ only . a dream which is apparently why the censors approved the filmy bathing suit. . "Really," Esther blushes, "it, looks like all I'm wearing j s ;> couple of sequins." ItESIGN FOIl Esther's movies are making a fortune for M-G-M riuht i ow, but Esther continues to battle for "intelligent dialogue." "I Mirak up to the writers' olfice overt tlr>y," sh said, "nnd insist tluu laYy do rlgnt by me. Just because I can wear tv bathing suit doesn I mean that I can't talk." iM-G-M was worried about Peter Lawford's swimming ability for his scenes -with Esther. "Can you Swim?" he was asked by an M-G- iMogul. '• ".Of courso," said Peter. "I used to be a pearl diver— still am." The studio man did a double- take. "Where?" Said Peter: "When A girl's string of pearls breaks, I dive for "em under the table at I'iro's." tOI.l) FOR ALICE WHITE . Alice -White is up for a big role r ,vith Jcamie Cram in "Flapper." . . . Jimmy Hcnaghan is carrying the torch lor his ex-wife. Gwyn. . Brian Donlevy is now getting $150.030 a picture. . . . (How times iiti^c dept.; Kent Smith, going east for a play, hasn't been able to rent his Beverly Hills home. » • • Recommended: Johnny Mercer's Capital recording of the old hit, "Why Should I Cry Over You?" • •' • Karen Morlcy, on the comeback trail, is up for a big role in "Caruso Sings Tonight." • . » • . Promised and hoped for: Henry Morgan giving New York the rib- L-ini; of the century in a film ver- MOII of Ring Lardner's "So This Is Ni:\v York." Morgan is primed to prove lhat New York isn't even a ;;rcat. place to visit. Morgan will set $100,003 for doing the Stanley Kramer film and a cut of the prof- No hamming allowed at the Joan Fontaine-Bill Donicr home. Joan snys i-he was over-dramatizing a .Mory when Bill politely injected: "Watch it, SmithfieW!" • either your fourth best of his suit, or low from an honor, or the top of two or three small cards of his unit. An observing defender defeated the contract'on today's hand. Declarer played the queen from dummy on the opening club lead and East won. East did not carelessly return a club. He could count that declarer had no more clubs, and from the bidding, his trump suit, should be pretty solid. East decided to lead up to the • 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— .Mrs. H. A. Smith announced today that the two latest books on the shelves of the Blytheville Li-' brary arc; "Secret Sentence" 'by Vici Baum and "The Store" by T. S. Striblinj;. Russell Phillips will go to Ridgetop, Tcnn., tomorrow where he will join Mrs. Phillips and two children, Betty and Russell who have been spending the summer with Mrs. Phillips mother Mrs. George R. Calhoun. Administration sources made 1 clear, though, that no attempi would be made to circumvent congressional authority over immigration matters. Instead, both Mr. Truman am Secretary of Stale George C. Marshall were reported determined t< wage a bitter-end fight to get Con gress .to accept their view that tli, U. S. must accept a "fair share of refugees within its own border; Watson B. Milter, who \vas trans ferred from federal security ad mihistrator to immigration commix sioner as part of the three-wa shuffle, said he would "attempt t advocate the President's progrtu and stimulate congressional nclio within the grounds of propriel and potsibility." Accepts U. S. Responsibility "There- is no question that thi country in common with othei Has a responsibility in this field, he said. Miller and Ugo Carusi, who \vf transferred from the inimlgriUio post to a special state Deparlmel advisory job dealing with imm gration problems, will .seek to pi Into legislative language the Pn sident's views on admission of cli! placed persons. *. Thus far Mr. Truman has plcnc ed for admission of refugees in general terms. The House SI ton bill, which would let In 400.0f"] over persons, had administrate backing but never got out of con mittee during the last, session. Seriate bill, introduced too late f< 'action last session, provided f' admission of an unspecified nun ber of refugees, depending on r< suits of a study. A 'special Senate sub'jommiUc'l which plans to lour displaced ix 1 sons camps in Europe nex;- moni as part, of an investigation of tl immigration question, will consv with Miller and Carusi as a 1.1 mary step. Both men will ulso \'L= Europe next month, it was vcp-if ed, and Carusi in addition is expec ed'to travel through South Amer can countries to look over pos= billties of resettlement there. Congress Is Reluctant There were strong indications t! President would use an appeal the nation's .''conscience" in effort next year to override t Congress' present go-slow attituc j In a letter to Miller announcii | Tiis appointment to the Immigi tion post. Mr. Truman wrote, "t! conscience of the nation has be> moved by the tragic plight these persons." . The latest figures on imnilgr | lion are those of the State Depai ment for fiscal 1946. They show th | of a total immigration quota 153,879, only 40,356 persons nctua entered" the country. A considerable percentage of unused portion of the quota | from that- assigned Britain Sentence is Suspended In Atom Bomb Theft Case not transferable to other countri lii fiscal 1947 and during the pi sent fiscal year quotas for nen all nations in central and Soul ern Europe will be heavily ovr| subscribed, it was said. * AQ 10985 V K 7 6 J ».A9 *8 Tournament—Neither vul. Soulh West North East • 1* Pass 2+ Double Z* 3V 3* Pass 4 * Pass Pass Pass Opening—* 5. 21 McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Observing Defender ' Sets This Contract By WII.MAM E. McKENNEV America's Card Authority Written for NEA Service A Rood bridge player is alert nnd observant. He never plays a card carelessly. There is si reason for every play. When you oiren your partner's suit, he has a right to figure that It Is a standard type of opening— dummy's weakness, and so led the nine of hearts Declarer played low and West won with the jack. West cashed the ace of hearts, on which East played the deuce. West % nl first had been a little upset because his partner had nol returned a club, but he nolicct that East played the nine, am then the deuce of hearts, clearly Indicating that he held no more hearts. Therefore, the only chance (o defeat the contract was for West to lead another heart and. hope that East could over-ruff Ihe dummy. East could, and did, for tlir. trick needed to set the contract. PITTSBURGH, Aug. 22 All Army sergeant who removed more than 200 "top secret" atomic bomb papers from the Los Alamos project was placed on four years probation today in federal court. Rivers have a right and left bank. The right bank is the one on jour right as you face downstream. WARNING OR1>ER Cora L. Turnquist, Plaintiff vs. No. 10,202 Stuart C. Turnquist, Dcfcnda In the Chancery Court. ChicV sawba District, Mississippi Coun | Arkansas. The defendant Stuart. C. Tin quist is hereby warned to aw within thirty days in the co- named in the caption hereof a answer the complaint of the pla tiff, Cora L. Turnquist. Dated this 21 day of August, 1. HARVEY MORRIS, Cler By Betty Smith, D. C Claude F. Cooper and Gene Bradley, atty ad litcm. 822-20-95 U.S. Educator 6 Horse's fill 7 Halt 8 Italian river 9 Impolite 10 GU?cial ridges It Last 12 Bent 17 Note of scale 34 Spent 18 Not (prefix) 35 Whole 26 Chill 27 Fold 28 Furtive 29 Distant 30 Constellation 3! Color Four Short Minutes When an airplane must make n forced landing from an altitude of 3000 feet, the pilot has approximately four minutes lo choose a landing place. Rend Courier News Want Arts. HORIZONTAL 4 English school 1,7 Pictured U.S. 5 Anerit : educator 13 Click-beetle 14 Rumple IS.Foddcr vat 16 Medley 19 Facts 20 Baking chamber 21 Knock down 22 Ireland 23 Measure 24 Pronoun 25 Ends 29 Electric unit 32 He is president of the University of - O.) 33 Exist . 34 Tearful 36 Wireless 39 Any 40 Greek letter 41 Pierce • 44 Wander . 48 Spar 50 Duration 51 Operatic solo 52 Gem 53 Secret 55 Mourn ,57 Decimal 58 Pet lamb 46 Three-toed sloth 37 Demented 47 Grape rctu: 38 Vent 48 Swabs 42 Egyptian god 4!) Sacred bull 43 Kind of ray 54 Irish (ab.) 44 Spirited 56 Daybreak 45 Either (comb, forn 1 Recourse 2 Girl's narfie 3 Bun die

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