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•BLYTHISVILLE <AKK.) : COWlElY'NKWS IBE BLVTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS -. ; TEX ooomrea mm oo. H. W. HADCES, Publisher JAMES JU VKRHOOT, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertlslnc 14*n*««r Sole National AdvertMng RcptCKaUtrret: Wk!lac«<WiUaer Co , Ne\l' York. Chlcnco, Detroit. itlanU, Memphis. Published Ever? Afternoon Except Suod*jr Entered as second clss» matter at the poet- ofiice Ht BlytheviUe, Arkansas, lUider act of Congress, October S, 1911. Served by the United Pren SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier 1)> the city ol BlytheviUe or any suburbs! town where carrier service to maintained, 2Cc per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within « radius of 40 miles, W.OO per year, $2.00 for six months, Jl.OO for three month*; by-mull outside 60 mile zone, »IO.M per jeai payable In advance. Meditation Will God hear his cry ( whcn trouble .cometn upon hir.i?—Job 27:9. * • * * If a. man calls ul-ou God only when in (rouble his heart may he so dumb that he cannot hear God's answer. Encouraging News The lown Cabot is the envy today of many residents of Blylhevilfe. It hus encouraging news and is taking definite steps toward obtaining- tlie benefits of natural jjas. A franchise has been granted 'to n distributor, and tlie distributor has as- stmuice that a supply will be available just as soon as the necessary distribution system can be provided. Surely Blylheville, and every otber member of the East Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association can do, working collectively or separately, what the little town of Cabot has done. Cabot is to obtain a supply from the Big Inch pipeline, and in obtaining this source it hns paved the way for other cities and towns in this area to take -advantage of the same opportunity. Woi'ltinjj collectively the towns /represented in the East Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association •should make an even better deal, because the 22 municipalities offer a combined customer load larger than Little Rock. With active support from those who will use the gas, the right kind of a deal can be made. Reel Lantern on the Freedom Train Thanks to FrederiA Wpllman, Pulitzer Prize-winning: reporter'of the " New York World-Telegram, the 300 cities which are to be visited by the Freedom Train in the next 12 months can be prepared for a Communist sideshow to the visit, and treat it accord' ingly. Mr.i Yvoltman, wtio seemed to "*• know what the comrades are up to almost as soon as they do themselves, came into possession of a secret directive from the party's "educational department" to "all district educational directors." The idea was to, use the priceless historic documents aboard the train as a background for a tiew expounding of the party line. The Freedom Train is the brainchild of the United States Attorney General. CIO's Philip Murray and AFL's William Green are. vice chairmen of the American Heritage Foundation's board of trustees. But that didn't discourage the American Reds. Because Winthrop W. Aldvich, presi* dent of the Chase National Bank, is chairman of the board of the Foundation, which is sponsoring tlie Freedom Train's tour, th c Communists have . hung a "Wall Street" tag on the nn- gjne. Here are some tasty excerpts from the Communist directive: "Obviously the key backers of this campaign have a demagogic purpose . . . Their campaign around the Freedom Train i s a huge propaganda cover-up for thc most widespread violation of. the Bill of Rights and the Constitution in our historj. It is 'democratic' camouflage behind which they will also intensify. Wall Street's anti-Communist and anti-' democratoic imperiaist drive throughout the .world. "It will be necessary to expose the reactionary purposes 'of the Big Business sponsors of the Freedom Train. ~! We must show that they are using our t j previous democratic heritage to create ^ the illusion of 'national unity' around the 160th anniversary of thc Constitution." Tlie tactics of exposure would include pam^hlots for distribution at every stop, tours through the (rain led by "prominent progressives" who would explain the American documents to Americans in terms of the class struggle, and a series of articles in the Daily Worker. "Numerous other methods . . . will undoubtedly be found by you," the directive told tho district leaders. Obviously, the comrades don't reajly believe that \Vall Street has chartered the Freedom Train. But they seem worried that what they call the "illusion of 'national unity'" is not an illusion at all. And they're right. "Our precious democratic heritage," which this directive profaned by invoking, is truly precious lo those who are loyal lo it. Though we all may need to («; reawakened to its value— which is the jiurpo.se of the Freedom Train's lour—we are never entirely unaware of it. The Communists -have reason lo worry when they see evidence that Wftll Street and m-gani/ed labor have united in asking the' country In rededicate itself lo the appreciation and protection :ind preservation of (he American heritage. There is clearly nothing hidden or tricky about the Freedom Train. It isn't I5ig Business' baby, and it isn't a pro-campaign stunt for President Truman. (We hope that i he congressmen who made the latter silly charge arc now convinced ollierwi.se.) Thanhs again to Mr. Voltman, Ihe Communists arc not going to get verv far. MONDAY/SEPfKMBlEU 22, 1947 VIEWS OF OTHERS Next Year's Food Crisis The world will hnvc to tislitcn its belt in 1SM8. That is Die grim prospect held out by thc latest grain .survey by the Food and AHiiciillnre Organization of the United Minions. At the same time, despite the qualms of some of the delegations, the FAO conference at Geneva hns voted to suppress the International Emergency Food Council by December :ii or this year and transfer its functions to FAO—though that tody will not bo in a position to exercise executive functions for months or years lo come. There has been persistent resistance by some of tlie leading Powers lo a genuinely international approach to thc food problem. Typical of the attempt to "tone down" FAO action Is the British delecation's move nt Geneva to refer in the conference report in the food "situa- ticn" instead of the food "crisis." But everyone—inclndiny (he Russians, who arc not members of FAO-knows that it is a crisis. Thc Russians expect a laige Harvest, allowing them to export a considerable amount ol grain where it will do Ihr most good—political Bood. Here Is one explanation ol the reluctance of some of the oilier Powers to bind themselves to International action and surrender the political leverage afforded by unilateral action hi shipping food. This Is v. sad "situation." Hunger knows nn politics. If national policy rather tlian human need is to determine lood exports, then only self-discipline and humanity In the exporting count.-ics can make this courr-e more man a shadev solution of Ihe world food crisis. —CHRISTIAN SCIKNCK MONITAR. BARBS SO THEY SAY The Class in Problem Children Gets Promoted * • •:(• :'v/ ' s^" ~T~ ^~~^i . "" y " ii&Siii Desperate Folk Who Purchase Homes (US, Too) Facing Losses Th« DOCTOR SAYS BY Wil 1,1AM A. O'BKIKN', M. I), Wrillen for NEA Service Paralysis agitans, called shaking palsy or Parkinson's disease, is an aihnent that may remain stationary for years. A complete cure is not possible. Worry, anxiety and excessive fa tigue should be avoided, and warm applications help lo loosen the tight muscles. Certain drugs also help eliminate stiffness, but do not have much effect on the tremor. Sedatives are necessary for (oss of sleep and anxiety. Several surgical operations have l>ecn attempted and while some are partially successful, complete relief from nil symptoms is difficult to obtain. Patients should not spend time and money on quack remedies. Paralysis agitans may develop in young people, following encephalitis, ajd persist throughout their natural lifetime. A special variety, i which occurs in older persons, re-! suits from changes in the brain; ' it may interfere witli certain of their physical activities but does not shorten their life expectancy. Patients with paralysis "agitans usually have trembling hands, stiff muscles and set expression on their faces. In the variety which occurs in.lute life, many of the symptoms are simply an excessive form of aging, changes. Paralysis agitans is a painless disease. The appetite is good, elimination normal and ihe mind alert, even though the patient may be depressed by his condition. Rhythmic movements occur in the hands, fingers, feet and legs, and about thc mouth. In severe cases, tremor persists during sleep. , MUSCLKK STILL STRONG + Ky FKKUEKIC'K C. OTIIMAN (United Press Staff CorretiiHindenl) WASHINGTON, Sept. 22. (UP) — So a desperate citizen— you, maybe — buys a five-room bungalow with a leaky cellar today for 310.000 and gct.s a 00 per cent, (jovei'n- ment-insurcd mortgage. Next week, u r next month or even next year the market for bungalows in out-of-lhe-way subdivisions slumps just 10 per cent. You've lost your Sl.OOO down payment. house — it's not your's now Competition in Steel Industry Seems Needed To Eliminate Bottleneck Engulf ing Whole of US 1SY I'KTKK KDSON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. Sept. 22. CNEA) —The tiling to do with Dig Steel's prediction that the American .shortage of steel products win be nil over in :i couple o!'years, is to lile it uway for just lime, long. Then along abaut Labor Day. 1049. diR it up and see how rlyht or how wroiH; It, was. This prediction is worth remembering because il is .so light the predictions that were heard around Washington from tlie same .source in 18-10. '41 and '42. Some of the ong-htiired boys, visionaires and lilanm rs, were l;mn predictm; 1 , .here was gotn<s to lie a steel shortage and something had" better ue done about tipping production. But the industry (ought it off. It had niched a record monthly production ol six ami a haK million tons in October. 1D40. At the end of the year. Ernest T. Weir was .saying, "There is no need to expand plant facilities. Next year (19-11) we wil'. have a capacity of ?3 million tons." Average consumption in the depression <le:ade. 1B3S-40. had been 3G million Ions. Ii> 1940 it was 6(J million tons. U. S. preparedness wns p,oing to lake three million tons and foreign orders not more than 1U million Ions additional. Weir, and others, "couldn't possibly see any shortage." SIKEi. WAS SHORT DURING WAR Yet by .September. 1041, there was a government program to increase capacity lo 9'J million tons a year. By June of 1042, War Production BiKtrd Boss -Don Nelson was bemoaning a shortage. By 'February, 1043. the Senate Truman comuiil- lt i e reported. "We will barely be able produce Mifficient .steel in l'J4;i." Tlie committee blamed the steel companies, \VPB and the armed services lor underestimating requirements, in spite of stop orders on production of Hundreds or civilian items like bathtubs, washing nu<cliiiiF.s, automobiles. The fighting slopped two years ayo and the steel industry hasn't caught up wilh shortages yet. Thc Slec.1 industry leaders stiii say there is ro need to expand capacity because they hope lo catch up in two yiars more. ', Tlie s-i'iie in Washington at Vliirh tiiis doctrine or non-expansion wns revealed is one to remember. Seated around a table bcforo Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Ed- waid A. Miirtln's Small Business sirb-commitiec to investigate tin; steel shoitagc were 13 of thc nation's invest sl'jcl makers. Senator Martin made a speech about how he was all for free u;v- terprise. He repeated thai idea ha'.f a dozen limes. None of the -tftl masters differed wilh him on that. An observer might have rxpeeted that, in i.his ercut showing of tho benefits of free enterprise, ther-; would be some manifestation of in- 1 tense business rivalry, ot the cut- !ssive fa- * se — s no yours now Mass-ices ''Clause you wouldn't get a dime 1 for yourself if you sold it — isn't .so hot anyway. The real estate market looks like it's stii on Ihe way dowu. You pack up your family and walk out and who's left holding ihc bag? Good, old, generous Uncle Sam, of course. He insured the mortgage. So if the government is going to lose money on thousands of houses eventually, demanded the celebrated architect. Louis Justement. why shouldn't it take the loss now instead or later? And thus put houses on the market, at prices people can afford? The lawmakers squirmed at that one. So did thc other architects and civil engineers called into Washington by a joint congressional committee for ideas on how to end the housing shortage. The gray-haired Justement. designer of some of America's most imposing structures, calmly eyed the startled ones. His was no crackbrained scheme. II wasn't even bis own idea, but rather thc considered suggestion of the Urban Pin lining Committee of the American Institute of Architects. This organization is about as conservative as they come. The plan, conf.iiu'icd .I'lsteincnt, would stimulate house building ns nothing else possibly could. "Mightn't it overstimutate house building to the detriment of ether I construction?" asked Harry At. Stiffness of Ihe muscles results Brown of Baltimore, representing from muscle contraction. They re- tlle Maryland Society of Civil En- lain their strength even though the I gineers. Architect Justement puffed patient is slow in moving about.! impassively on his cigarette. The fact, in paralysis agTtans. is' " :t wi " certainly stimulate con- mnsk-llke. because of the slow move- ' throat competition mat Ls supposed to beat down prices and give the consumer what he warns. But oil ( was brotherly love and 100 per cent I agreement on everything. Just leave i if to "busmc.ss as usual" and everything would be all right. .KAISER SAYS "KEEP GROWING!" Senators and other ordinary citizens have no business disputing the words of these experls, however. Maybe they're right. But Ifenry J. Kaiser has been in Washington, preaching an entirely different doctrine. His line is that America doesn't have enough iron and steel producing capacity; that tlie country is still growing; that the shortage of .steel isn't going to Uc met for four or five years, that U. S. steel production capp.c;i.y has increased nn average of l.COU.UiJO r cons a yeav ever sin:-e 19CO. and it should keep on growing. Instead of Dli million lonr, capacity—with four million tons capacity abandoned afier I lie war — American sleel prodncliim today, .says Kaiser, should be 120 million tons! Thc doctrine tluu Kaiser preaches is the doctrine of a still-growing Amt-rica with a constantly expand- in;; economy under full employment. The doctrine that tlie other 13 stcE'l masters pleached to the Ser- was the doctrine of fear—fear ol a depression, fear of over-expansion, Ihe economics of scarcity, of high prices, of selling America i:hoit. •It will be interesting to dig up this subject again—come 194S — lo see v;ho was right. Bull Henry Kai- her or Ihe 13 Big Bears. ' ments of the face muscles. Many diseases resemble paralysis agitans, and patients should be given thc benefit of a thorough examination before they are told that they must learn to live with their difficulty. The prospect for relief of some of their symptoms is good, if they co-operate. QUESTION: What is milk leg? 1 developed one following the birth of my last child. ANSWER: Milk leg is an infection of the veins of the leg, and has nothing to do with milk. Z15 Years Ago • In Blytheville— SEPT. 22 . Mr. and Mrs. A. Conway have as' their guest 'Mrs. Conways mother, Mr.s. B. E. Hilem of Everett. Was'l Following her visit here she wilTvis- it points in Kentucky, her former home. Mis.ses Adclc Langston and Sarah Nimn left today for Moorhead, Mis.;, IN THE PROBATE COURT~ FOR THE CHICKASAWltA DISTRICT i to I OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AK- | said. troversy," observed Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of wis. "But whether the plan is wise or unwise. I think we all must agree it would be a tremendous stimulus to the hous- ig industry." The commitleemen and the house designers agreed lo that, all right, because anybody could buy a new- house and be guaranteed afiainst loss. "That's the real beauty of the plan." Justement said. "Its extreme simplicity." Under it the government would insure mortgages as usual. But if the value of the house dropped, so would the size of the mortgage. Uncle Sam would absorb the loss, loss. The scheme would last for five years, apply to any house priced less than $14,000 and. according to Justement. would cost the taxpayers no more than thc present system. ' The experts felt there wasn't much way for house prices to go now, except down. They're working hard, they said, on modular construction (wherein houses are built so the pieces fit> and on methods of prc-cutting lumber to size at the mill. "And I understand that llie-mod- ular system will cut costs from five 10 KANSAS In 'the- m:ille.r of of the eslalc BY F1AI, COCIIKAA Arguing over trivial things is just being small. t * * An Ohio woman sued for divorce because her bust).mil wouldn't get a haircut, lie may gel bis trimming when the tcnns of alimony arc set. » * • Isn't it about lime for Ihe dictionary to change tho meaning of pedestrian trom "a walker" to "a jumper"? • • •* We can all lake a tip from prl/o rishiors: They respect i-acli other's riRlils. * * * Mr.st people lake a shine lo a new car—inn won't give one lo I lie old car. IN HOLLYWOOD BY UKSKTNK JOHNSON (death to set the picture. Joan was Nlw\ Staff Correspondent as startled as thc moliK. But. .1! HOIJ..YWOOD. Sept.-j2. .NEA)—i least she wa.s nonchalant about it, After 15 years in Hollywood. I fin-1 giggling lo Hie photographers: Indispensable credits and food will determine whether we move forward. We must porlcct our negotiations with thc United States. Argentina and Canada.—Alcide dc Oasprri. Italian Premier. * * * A group of the most agsrer.sivc revolutionists of all times siezed power in Russia and split the world into two t'»oups—onc v belicvinc In and the opposed to a bill of rights.—Secretary ol Commerce Harrttnaii. There hns been no political Interference with this commission, if politics ever conies into this thing, pe might as well give up—David E. Llllenlhal. chairman, u. g. Atomic Commission. ally crashed movieto'An's .el. Joan Crawford did. too. The lollipoppers didn't even notice lie. but I'm -sure they notice La Crawfc-rd. She was wearing a live monkey en her head. I had bcUcr explain. A new toy store opened in Beverly Hills. Naturally, they had lo have a party. In fact, thc store's pve.ss agent insisted on it. (Kvery- thit.14 lias a press agent in Hollywood. In fact. I know a Hollywood prc. i s agent who has a press :u;enl.t "Uncle Bernie" Spier—that's tho fellow who owns the store—seiu party invitations lo ail the stars' kiddies. Then. accidentally. of -oursc. In; telephoned all the Hol- .ywood photographers. And, when Ihe mamas and papas heard that the photographers would be there, they decided it would be all light l</r Junior and sisler lo join in the un. NO PUSH-BIKES TOR THEM Junior and sisior arrived in clunif- ! cur-driven town cars and bright, •d convertibles—some wilh nurses ul some with mamas and pap:is and step-mamas and step-papas. But the party was dull until Joai Crawlord arrived with daughlei Christina and son Christoplu tow. Joan and Christina were wear- inn identical nrc.ws. and Chiistina even had that new long hemline. Christina made a curtsy u> \li\A". Hernic, but her he.irt wasn't in it. She was eyeing a loinonade tree. And an organ grinder wiih a monkey named Josephine wv<s eyeing Joan Crawford. "Shake hands with Miss Crawford." thc organ man said to Josephine. Josephine stuck mil a lialry pan-. Joan reached for il and, in one I of those split seconds you always arc hearing about, Josephine climbed up .loan's arm, perched momentarily on one- shoulder and then leaped to UIK tup of her head. Eighteen pho*ogrn:>hei.s almost '.raniplod .six famous children lo "This reminds me of a story about woman who went to a psychiatrist carrying :\ durk under one r.rm. Tlie woman .said to til? psychiatrist: 'I :iecd sonii- advice.' '"Yes. madame.' said the psychiatrist, 'what's wrong with you?' •Oh.' said the wr>man, 'thcrc'-s nothing wrong with rts my duck.' " and A. Goodman o; Montreal. Mi.ss Charlotte Sidway nl Buffalo and Mrs. R. r. Cunnii^'iiam of Chicago reached the setni-finrds in the world championship -Masters toam-of-four event. A good delegation, of U. S. experts expects to attend the Province of Quebec Tournament at the. Windsor Hotel in Montreal Oct. 10 lo 12. M. R. Quinn and J. 1). MucFarlanc, w-ho tvon the Montreal Metropolitan open pair championship last April, were unable to come to our national championships, but' we will meet them in Montreal in October. MticFarlanc used a nice, safety play in making his contract on to- A. J. Uccd. deceased N'olicc t<i Creditors Notice is hereby given that the undersigned wa.s on the 12th day of September, !9«. appointed Administrator of the Estate of A. J. Heed. Deceased. All persons having claims against said estate are hereby notified to exhibit them to the undersigned Administrator, properly authenticated, within fix months from thc dale of the first publication of this notice or they will he forever barred and precluded from any benefit in said estate. The address of the undersigned Administrator is The First National Hank in Blylheville, Blythc- villc, Arkansas. Dated (his the 13th day of September, 1947. Hermon Carlton 'Administrator of the Estate of A. J. Reed. Deceased. Holland .^; Taylor. Attorneys for Administrator per cent." Sen. McCarthy "And if pre-cut lumber is used in addition, the savings cnn run up to 2a per cent." The architects doubted if housing pi-ices could be slashed that much. But if they are. said Justement. all the more reason the government should tak iUs losses now, instead of later. And that's something to think about seriously. The government, which can't win no mjUter what, is thinking hard. "Lucky" Accident Lieutenant Walter Bean iiad to bail out of Ins damaged plane over New Kuinea, and his parachute failed to open. But the plane leil faster than the pilot .hit Ihc ground first and exploded, blowing open thc parachute of the descending lieutenant. whc-re they will be students at Sunflower Junior College. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenthal havo had as their guests for several days. Mrs. B. Levin and daughter Ru*.:i oi Washington. D. C. iiisbami He thinks he's mi; u AT I,.UK;HS I'm not sure, bir- I think Joss- ,ihine. slil] perc'r.rd atop Joan's lead, iauehrd. 'Thank you. Miss Crawford." said the photographers, as the owner snatched Josephine out of Joan's hair. "It's nulhing al all." said Joan. "I always wcnr a monkey on my head when 1 go lo a kiddir parly." Although I was under the influence of lemonade. I think I have n pretty accurate ;;uest list. Edgar Bcrgen's daughter. Candy. WAS tliL-rr. sitlins; on her mother's knee. Joan Bennett arrived wilh hcr younr.fst daughter a:ui l/.ina Tur- j ner's 4-year-old. i Runninc wild between electric I trains, dolls and toys were thr oil- spring of Penny Singleton. Johnny Mack Brown. Jerry Colonna. Marvin 'Miller. Maureen O'Sltllivan, Jerome Cowan. Le j ? BOWIUEUI. Lau Costello, Alan Ladd. Binnie Barnes and Edmund Lowe. from Tennessee HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured U.S. representative 11 Maker 12 Venturesome 14 Chief If).Duration , £ 17 Icelandic $}, legends '5i\ IBElornily ££ 19 Rely ?^V 21Tolnl 22 Hebrew deity VERTICAL 1 Interstice 2 Incline 3 Evil 4 Diminutive suflix 5 Repetition B Journey 7 Georgia (ab.) 8 Mineral rod; 9 Frees 10 Last 21 Area measure "Raise spirits McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Establish Lony Suit For Needed Tricks BY WIL1.1AM K. McKKNNKY America's Card Aulhorlty WrittcMi for XKA Service The Canadians made a fine show injj in the recent national Cham pionships tournauiciit. The I cam of P. K. Sheardown ol Toronto, S. Gold day's hand. He won the opening diamond lead wilh the ncc and led the six of clubs, finessing dummy's jack. East won Ihe trick with Ihc r.ce and led back a heart, Mac- Farlanc winning with the ace. He cashed the ace of trumps, and to guard against three spades to the ciueen in one hand, he led a small spade from his own hand. If East originally held the quecn-ten-three of spades, the contract would 1101 be made. iBut West won the second spade Irick with the queen and led the king of hearts, which declarer ruti- ed in dummy witli Ihe five of spades. A low club from dummy was ruffed wilh the king of sp,vdes, establishing Ihe club suit, and declarer had a small spade left to lead to dummy's jack, the needed entry to cash the balance of thc clubs. 24 Bachelor of Arts (Dh.) 20 Anent 27 Elevate 29 Organs ot smell 31 Underworld Rod 32 Fcline 33 Globules 35 German city 38 Bovine 39 Eye (Scot.) 40 Right (ab.) 41 Sun god 42 One-spot 44 Dinner courses 49 Click-beetle 50 Ho represents (ab.) 52 Fodder pit 53 Natural drift 54 Surgical threads /.? 56 Reaches «$£ toward S(*K 58 Be fond ,Av-pv 59 Responds ~^ T - 12 Lair 13 Sports 1C Myself 13 Attires 20 Tcrpsi- choreans 23 Singe whisper 25 Brag 28 Girl's name 30 Strcels <ab.) 3.1 Vessels 34 Surpass 3(! Eats away 37 Nostrils form) 45 Donkey •!fi Chinese city •37 Wing-shaped 48 Give mcdicir,c •in Soil SI Negative v.-ord S3Twilching 5f> Compass point 43 Within (comb. 57 Parent

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