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PAG* roui THE BLYTHEVILLK COURIEK NEWI NTWSOO. a. W BAINSS,' Fublkhw JAUKS L. VKMfOETF. Editor MOt D. HUUAX, AdYwtUng ttu«f« -- •oto nation*! AdwrtUinj ReprewnUtife*: Wallace Witmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, AUute, Uwnphfe. PublUhed Every Afternoon Except Sunday tBterea u second clasa matter at the poit- •ffio* at Blytheville, Arkaiuu, under act ot Con, October », 1»17. BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) QOURIEB KEWl «erv*d by th« United SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 9j earner In the city ot Blj'thevllle or an; •uburban town where currier service 1> maintained, 30c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius ol 60 miles, 14.00 per year, 12.00 (or six months, 11.00 for three monthi; by mall outside so mill icne, lio.oo per fear p4yabl« In advance. Meditation Tor Indeed he was sick nigh unlo Heah; but G*d had mercy on him; »nd mil on him only, k*ji on me alxi, In! I should have sorrow upon -Phllijipiani Z:2>. God'n mercy U a holy mercy, which knowi how to psrdon sin, not to" protect 11; It i« a aancluary for the iwiiittnt. not /or Hie pre- •UBiptuous.—Bishop Reynolds. BARBS A timid n\an \t> one who feels he should limp a little when carrying a, cane, * * * With part* of the world Bit 11 netillnjc food, ft food Kprinc motto for us, "Watch lit Grow." * * » Two-pant* suits are reported more plentiful —«nd they're mighty handy for the Inmtly. An Investigator says the blonde In on her way out. And that scraping noise In the men pucsu fitting up to follow her. Senator Jenner Solves Mystery of Russian Attitude lt'« all clear now. Russian policy is no longer perplexing. For Senator Jenner of Indiana has cracked the mystery and come up with the key to Soviet strategy: Premier Stalin IB opposing ERP because he wants to see it passed. That's what the senator said. He figures it this 'way. Mr. Stalin knftwi that the United States, like » stubborn child, will do just the opposite of what Russia asks it to. So, by blasting: the Marshall Finn, smart old Uncle Joe thinks he can make the most reluctant American congressman hasten to approve it. Then America will pour • billions into Europe and get everything working- nicely. Uncle Joe will then itep in and "loot" the continent. Let's gee how Mr. Jenner'g theory applies to other Soviet tactics of opposition. Th* Kremlin has its American Communists supporting Henry Wallace for Presjdent because it doesn't want Mr. Wallace to win. It wants Mr. Truman in there to see the Marshall Plan through. But suppose the Republicans nominate a candidate who really is Against ERP, except on a very small Scale. And supjw.se Mr. Wallac* should cut into Mr. Truman's vote to the extent that the GOP candidate would •win. No, that doesn't seem reasonable. Russia opposes Bizonia and a slcp- ped-up Rhur production, l.ogii-an. The Soviets want a going Geniinn industry to loot- But what about Russian opposition to international control of atomic energy? What about the opposition to curbing the veto power in the UN, aiid to world press freedom «nd world civil rights and all the other things Russia is against? Does Russia really want all those things? No, we're afraid Mr. Jcnncr's illuminating theory isn't for general use, ifter all. But let', see how it rmsht work out m the specific case at hand. If all works well, America will help Europe and Europe will help itself and in three or .four yean things will ht back near normal. Then Russia will go •fter the rich prize. It'« doubtful that the'prize could be won through political infiltration. Communism thrives on discontent. And w« may assume that, if ERP succeeds th« ' P«ople of Europe will be well-fed and prosperous enough not to want to throw ov«r their governments and embrac. th« Soviet system. So Russia will have to fight for the loot. But Europe will then be xtm™ «*o«*h to resist. There ViSfb^C™* Md bombing. Factoriea will be destroy. •d. Transportation will be blasled ortiU will b* burned. Fields will be by shrapne] and sown with s. Rus«« will spent billions to un.,' Ameri «n billion.. And will MMut of »or. deitru.- tloa wid AtoonUnt. Th»t'§ how S«n»tor Jenner'i Interpretation ot Soviet policy look* to u». H» »*yi h« U "unalterably opposed" to • the Marshall Plan In lt» present form. But th« Marshall Plan may pasg anyway, In gomethin^ resembling its present form' If it docs, then Russin's anti-ERP pi-opsiraiifia should cease immediately, Recording to Mr. Jcnner'g analysis. Anybody want to hct It .will? Lurking Dangers in the New Look An automobile club executive lias taken a long look at the New [,00k and, professionally speaking, has found it bad. Long skirts are a traffic hrr/.iml in and out of a car, lie .says. They interfere wilh operation i of tile car's pedals, and 'are likely to trip up * pedestrian if she has to scoot out of the path of an oncoming vehicle. It may he that the New l.ook nlao promotes pier city driving by diverting fcwnr motorists' glances from lhe street ahead. But, by and lar^e, we'd say that Hie auto clubman makes sense —at least as much souse as Inn new fashion. VIEWS OF OTHERS Reassessment in Pulaski Far niontrj Ihe Pultiskl county ai.5cs.WR office, with Hie Assistance of real estate turn and oilier private citizens, w»^ engaged In Its biennial tnstc of surveying property nssessmcnts In the urban dl.itricUi of Ihe county. TJ 1C impressive rrsulls Imve now been announced—tlie nckltUon ot »11,045.127 In property values In Hie county, with t7,922.34» of that loin! added In (tin Little Rock Special School District alone. Without any chnnge In existing tax rules, till* menu* substantial and budly needed Increases in revcmn Jor the various unllj of iota) government. Uttic Rock schools will receive about, $130,000 more than they (lid In 1917. Noi-lh i,|ui« Rock schools can expect an Increase of about (60.000. The h»rri-|JrM*eri city government of Little Rock will receive «n estimated »100,000 In additional income, all hough most of It will be earmarked for bond reUrameiil and other special purposes. The county government cnn ccmn , on »n additional »BO,000. A large part of Ihe tncren.se In assessment* represent* the value of new construction during Ihe two-year period. Bill there has also been a •ystenntic effort to oquallw «5sc,wments. increasing those-that were projwrtloiinlly low ulirt reducing thwe ih»l were regarded fcs too High. The majority o( affected. Ux-paye.», of course, will find their tola) tnx bills nicrnased, but they' at least hnve the latijlaction of knowing that tin reassessment was jennni and fair. This represents the best approach to the problem of Increasing the revenues of local governments. The mere Increase of u x n irs screes !o perpetual* and magnify Inequities and to distort the whole l*x picture. The work of the tax assessor's office Is, however, necessarily limited. Annual reassessments are impossible with (he. present staff; a survey is matte of urban property one year and iinal properly ihe next Reassessment Is « continuing task, and an im- porlant one, for It provides the necessary basu of « fair property tax. —ARKANSAS GAZaTTTE. Well, Well, a Challenger! & SATURDAY, rEBRUABY U, it4$ When Congress Has Nothing To Whittle, It Merely Fiddles THE DOCTOR SAYS Br Edwin T. Jordan, M. H Written for NBA Service Accidents, one or the i>»,st Important cause* of death in this country, are reaponsiblc [or a great deal at crippling. According to a recent article on ihi* subject on he Journal of the American Mert- Icnl Association, most accidents do not Juat happen." Most of them could and should be prevented. Some progress In this direction hw already been madf. The Na- lon.l Safety Council has figured that. 1( accidents had been continued at the same rate as In 1913 350 000 o{ us would have died of accident* since that time. T 1 W. Mchoh done? ^•"•noVu.K^?^ 8 . &,££• r^ro^?^^ hand roNlVUV^TaveT ^V r -^~' ^ 7Xf?Oe^™«-- Journay," or the miniite-i o! SerT^t^ndS- ^ ;f£fcra^'.« was perfect, so W ere hi, gesture*. . L'lfl 1 ' 1 ' lhe ba'<l P"t u, - „ Rllirf ht train. In the United States. M ' large audlcnw «ri auer hart " 8 ; more railroad crossings were re- i . au f^ nce mad '- 1 no difference Placed by underpasses or ompa«- ?„„ ""he ir ''^'^ °< lntcf ™Pei. therefore, one would Pxnert 1 ,,, , ^ ca cd upon lo read Ihl. type Of accident Sr Ie4 ?«- *'" '"" 1 ° rtucntly. Many accidents, especially (o P i rlerly people, have bee, eauwrt bv slipping tn the bathtub The ™e of rubber mats and hand er,,l would help to prevent this tv.f S accident, Puttlne gates at [he head of stairways would keep v,"n ehn riren from falling down S . nd screening firenlaccs would nrove nt ! , . certain number of » c c de.U S f or, | burns ' Senator Taft Enters Minnesota Seeking GOP Support in Stassenland for Big Nomination Ed sun Correspondent (NEAI— Another round In the Stassen vs. Taft fight lor the GOP presendciitlal nomination Is being fought in the Twin , Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul [Since Stassen Is Invading Senator Taffs home state of Ohio, Taft Is 1 retaliating with an invasion of Stasson's home stale of Minnesota. When Taft entered Minnesota, atassen was In Pennsylvania for a Lincoln's birthday address In Germantown, but Stassen's interests at home wore being looked alter by Sen. Raymond E. Baldwin of Connecticut. Baldwin and Taft were originally scheduled to speak the sama day, ion opposite sides of the Mississippi • - , stassen blasted at OOP | ership of the old gu.rd-p.Hlcm.r- riders of regal reaction," From f ly Tail-to .peak oHiclally for the then nn Sta^-jim *t*A rp-»i._ _.>. t .. ,i__._ ___ .__ r .....ciiij iui me then on, Stassen and Tail's relations have cooled, ending with SUs- sen's decision to invade Ohio. Whether or not Stassen would welcome Taft In Minnesota Is an open question. In view of the fact that Stasseji Is on the prowl for delegates in Ohio, there isn't much ho can do but let Taft carry the war Inlo Minnesota, and like it. Taft spoke In St. Paul under the whole party. In the text of his speech for delivery at Minneapolis put a progressive challenge to the party. " W« must become a party of youth," the senator says. "To deserve the support of youth we must b« a new party led by the Ideas of youth— * "'* J" r '? challtn ? ln » the future— _,, . .. past To ^ K ' , ! ?! th ' rf ,1 owil MU 10 no v,ilh the sale and ° f cel ' (aln Indlan lantls - ""f 1 " tt ' i>rmod up to his tasl < n '"" r ° IP , ° f p '' Midcn t ' He evc " l(1[lkcd dressed tie. , ! Palls down basement stairs arc! common, but good liRhtitif; on the 1 stairs would cut this hanard. Pro-' pie should realize the danger of l placing palls, brooms, and other things on or near stairs. Accident AilAleis Some people arc particularly liable to accidents, cither because of some physical difficulty or for) psychological reasons. Automobile; drivers who are addicted co druss, j 1( . have epilepsy, attacks of dizziness. ] m '|i cp or are alcoholics, are a dancer lo : re n,ij,?. others as well as to themselves, j W niild Accidents are such an important j wn ile cause of death and serious injury i that, all methods of reducing them should be pushed to the "—M.. that bow his arms, and cmpha- right words, just as If i'n coached. Nobody paid Ion. it being a "no bus. Bui Hint didn't bother Mr. Mauer, as he wound up the thing with n flourish. One Congressman woke up his handful of colleagues when he moved that the House adjourn until Monday. Hep. Edward H. Rees of Kansas, however, jumped up and put a damper on that by announcing Hint he had some home work for the Congressmen to do on their three-day holiday, eri that one ,, ,, ''V ' '' I'r * J S! \\ ^ worth " ta * c h ™ 1(> ~ '- C ° m " , a Kaoa ' Il3rd c thought it w « colleagues' »<>-b'«i"«s QUESTION: Ts cracl'" ' 'he; knuckles, anything to we Till? ANSWER: Cracking joi-is arc< particularly common In the knees' and fingers. Snapping sounds In the i joints are also common. There are | Then on this came the usual recognition jieriort. People ' who" feel like bobbing up on any certain flay sit down in front. Yesterday it wasn't hard because the front row could have held most of those present. bobbers wanted to have re- edltorlals and government n mark ' llcws PaP Atiinj.tif niMnyx liitt^t.'i] i/v snijijiiii; , . . , , .,.— h D»D««| a( » tendon over part of'the carti- *J™* *? s ,. T"^-"! government Is B.U?i1» I "*« or hon « ot ^e joint, ir nolh- ^ ripe " s f~ in . lhe Congressional Rec- n« ri^i ln ^ c) « Is present besides the orci ' ™ m .\\ ncver »"V objection enge right ,...<....„ „_ ' „-.„„ ,,,„„ ,. ,,„,„ ?r vote on this soil of thin* since cracklnc or snapping, there Is little I i.. p Its to worrv about to worrj about. a matter of you-scralch-my- cSofH^y S?£S£*S 'fe E^ *?« ^orinTmu': titude will fall on its knees to give the affair were Roy E. Dunn and for our platform of 1932 is Luther W. Youngdahl, Sen. Edw.rd a, Sen. Edw.rd b sola and Hcnne- Baldwin reje " ^ inrt of his western trip 7ast"sutn-i c ' 11Fvl s r»« l ter, lo offset the. more mcr. H« couldn't fit it into hls ! COIIS c'vatlve party movement in St. ichedule. So he Gcpt the date noivi Pnu1 ' m his mid-winter tour. , Baldwin A I.failing Taft's Subject A I'okc At Slassrn Senate Progressive Taffs subject, What Is Liberal-, Connecticut's ex-Governor Bald- m? , was nn obvious poke nt stasv | win, though only a freshman sena- SO THEY SAY We've go! to find a way lo liv R comforlnbly with Petrillo. And we could t;ct alon R if he'd only come down from Ihp stratosphere and 5 i op his fantastic demands.-Jaiiies w. Murray, vlcc- picsident, RCA. * » • It is a remarkable commentary on tho free enterprise system that the United States and three other democratic countries contain only • per cent of the world's population are supplying 90 per cent of the food moving In world commerce—Herbert Hoover. • • • A democracy must defend itself by lhe virtues of it* own institutions, otherwise, no army can protect it lon E .-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. » • » Communism U like a man on a bicycle; when JW stop it. it will (all over.—Rep. K»r| I. Mundt (R> of South Dakota. • * * Wc»t«rn Europe must unite quickly and demand a thovdown with the Soviet Union before the Russlam develop atomic weapon*.—Wm- •lon Churchill. • • • Mr. Truman knows u,at appeasement to not peace-whether it be urgfd by reactionaries or radicals.^!. Howard McGralh, national Dwnocralio chairman. • • • I tai here (Berlin) and Intend to stay here « long a« decision! are in my hands.—Gen Lucius D. Clay, u. 8 . Military Governor of Germany, • » . The Soviet union ... is subsidizing poverty in Europe and maintaining armed forces at approximately 30 per ccnl of her wartime peak. -Frederick Osborn, u. 8. d«J« 8 at« to UN Atomic Oommlt»loti. P0 onpraMrn" l, ?s ' cn ." BnWK '"' P a . vs tribute to 15 Years Ago In Blytheville — A number of people from here and other near by towns are planning U> attend the concert in Mem- about this hand was the way Bubna played It to make five clubs. He won the opening lead of the king of hearts In dummy and at trick two he led the ten of clubs. East plnyed the four and Bubna finessed the queen. Next he led the queen of diamonds and took the finesse. He the Republican Ieader5htp"of"sias" I fel1 J» stilie d because West had.bid son. Vandenberg, Austin, Lodge "* rcblti Jlc;ir '-s aid his opening Eaton, Hertcr. John Poster Dulles ! le " d marked him witn the kin B and others. He even includes Tom, " d °." ccn at hearts. Also, it was Dewey. He mentions Stassen's name ] more likely that East held tne kln « back-anri-I'll-scratcli-yours. After that came the delightful little period of one-minute speeches. First up was John W. Hesclton nf Massachusetts. He asked the quorum-minus it they knew It had been posh-awful cold In Massachu- ; setts. Before anybody could answer,'","-:! the chair announced that his on«*5| minute was up. , > ;-'. And what did the gentleman from New York have on his mind? Edwin Arthur Hall said, he wished Abraham Lincoln could b» around today. It being Honest Abe'n birthday, lor one thing. Here are. he said, talking about shlpr... oil by the tons- In Lincoln's rla^, he said, they measured that sort of stuff In pints, gallons and barrels. And look now— . They blew the whistle on Mr. Hall and he didn't get a chance to finish. A minute means 60 second*. en ,° f ,V 1C lM<ii " E 1>r ° BreSS forces In the upper House and several times with rai dld not even mention " Senator Taft once. ause of sptide . bid, and the club flnes.se had marked N HOLLYWOOD 8S KRSKLNE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. (NEA1 _ One ot the scripts which' Sam Goldvvvn took with him on his Hawaiian tiip is the story of a GI. still on some Pacific atol. It's a modern version of that old favorite "While shadows," and Sam has it In mind ;or Duna Andrews...Hey, m-rol Flynn l John Wiiyne is goliiR tn prove 'he's braver Dial) you nrc in "Wake of Ihe ncd Witch." One scene has him nrrslllng «n octopus. ,— toi'chy sineing and tnrchy performance in '.\rrh of Triumph" has the Kiitcrpri<o studio wags calling it "Arch of Tr.vOoomph."...jrmr Wvitinn and Ronald Reagan have just about reached what tliry'ii «ii an ••„„. rtmtandtiig."... General reaction these day., lo Una Turner's great performance In "Cass Timbrrlane" Is: "Ye Gads! She can act. TOO" . Now It's Roddy McDow.ill an a Ann nlylh. Escape from Cacophony Dick Peterson, who once 'plavrd with spike Jones' orchrMr, row nns a band of ULs own at n bos Angelrs night club. He's billed as A -Fugitive Fvom Sp | k( , Jmps „ and when anyone ssked him what he played with Spike's crew he says: "i plnvcrt the third pistol." Attention .Mr. Standings- The specifications for Ronald co'lman's new home run 66 pages rr the architect had put a happy ending on II. Column could have slurred It. ... M-O-M U plotting pletely happy. Mary Bolanfl rushed Inlo Ken- c(h Hopkins' hat salon for a new hat. "How about a dashing sailor?" sujgrsteil Kcncth. "Wonderful," snlrt Slary, "bill rtrvn't you think a retired admiral Is more my t.vjir?" Inevitable Department- Groenstrcet f s on « did.. Sydney McKENNEY ON _BR«DGE A Very Difficult Play for 5 Clubs But name of j E a 7f w i t hThe" rjub'k\ng. When the diamond queen finesse held, Bubna had a problem to get Into dummy. He led the six of hearts. West won with the ten- spot and made a very fine return- By William E. MrKcnncy America's Card Authority Written for NFA Service — -- '••- '• While rumnweiiiR through soms! S lvill S Bubna his contract, old records the other day. I ran' the queen of hearts. If Bubna had trumped In dummy he would have lost. Instead he discarded the six- Not Too Grateful WORCESTER. Mass. (UP)— After recovering a bag containing $14.031 which she had left on a bus, a woman passenger handed the driver, Philip E. Booker, a SIO reward. Boston Is the world's largest post, al district. phis Tuesday night when Rudy VMee and his Connecticut Yankees will furnish the entertainment. Under of ^ his contract Rudy Valce must remain spades, and when West led th? seven of spades, declarer won with the ace, then trumped a spade In dummy with the club deuce. He dir- cnrded the ten of spades on the act- of diamonds, and led the eight of UKU.V, uitrii IHSL cnno. nas i ;lubs, finessing the nine-spot. The named J. Graham Sudbury III. ice of clubs picked up the king, E. O. Adams has returned fro ' " •""'"«• -' bsuiness trip to Eastern Kansas. orl hours. Mr. and Mrs. J. Graham Sudbllry are the parents of a sou born yesterday at Blytheville Hospital. Th« baby, their first child, has been r i across some hands and names that I Russell deserves Ihe Oscar just for st.indmg up that Jong.". Switch- Mario, one or the oldest bartenders at the Bcvcrlv-Wilshlre Hotel, just quit to open nn ice cream parlor. Fan Answerer So that's how it's done! Advertisement tn Hollywood trade paper: "Me? ? 7 I write letters. Snill- I Ing, beaming loiters that awaken J fan loyalty. Gracious notes of acknowledgment. Nice, cwy 'me to you' epistles that erase »pact and become personal visits.*" Anybody tn Hollywood want V) 'a'wnken" their fans? Bob Walker accepted that role In "One Touch of Venus" on one condition—thai Nf-G-Hf would permit him to star In "Look, Homeward Angel" on a loan out . . . Tony Martin wa-s giving a free floor show at Ceiar's—crooning In- 490 ¥ A9 « AJ 10953 + 1082 Tournament—E-W vul. «<MUi W«t* NorUi But 1* IV 2* I* 3* 3V 4+ p aw 5* Pass Paw p as!t * Opfnin(t—» K 14 iiuur snuw ai ^er.ars—crooning into Milene Miller's ear while danc-, day's hand was one. It was played Ing Doris Day and Howard Duff b y Prank E. Bubna of Cleveland, a new dinner duo at Victor's. film for Ethel and Llonf 1 Barry- No depression for Ethf 1 Barrymore" mor> She just collected $25.000 for U'o more. • • * "Rorw- <, Jimm.T Stewart's first technicolor picture. »nd his tain will hf surprised lo discover thai Jimmy is urayln* arounrt th c lemjiles. Fein- Lanford and Ava Gardner were kidding everybody at Giro's that (hey wore about to fly to Las Vegas to get married. It could have been half-serious Any difficulties they may ha\> had in Ihe past are strictly In thc past for Danc Clark and his wife, Margo. Their marr(«g«, h« «•?*, W now «om- . days' work In "Moonrlse." • • • Schoolteachers are finally getting a film break: In "The Bov wl'i the Green Hair." Barbara" Hal.Vs school-marm character is described as "one ol the most beautiful women In the world." CHICAGO (UPI—Joseph O'Connor, a (13-year-old policeman just retired, says he wll' sit down on his new beat. O'Connor turned In his -tad an announced that he would "b«coni» a prof««ional baby ' who In 1938 won the national open contract pair championship with Mrs. Mollle L. Funk. ai so of Cleveland. Trili was a hand that helped them win. At that time Mr. Bubna said that while three no trump could be made, he cerlainly did not approve ot that bid. In order to make three no trump South must win the opening heart lead with dummy's nee, lead the ten of clubs and overtake It with the queen, then lead the queen of diamonds and ovcitake it wilh dummy's ace. Now if lhe eight of clubs is led and the nine finessed, declarer will make six clubs, a spade, a heart and a diamond—not exactly ««f*. 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