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Blytheville, Arkansas
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FAQS sa BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 27, 1948 THE BLYTHKVIU-E CUUK1KK NEWS THX COram KKW8 CO. MOL D BU1IAM. WKBWt Oo. »w Yort. ChlcMO, Dttrott. Cm> AfMnooB except Bond** ' Kit matter at tb* po»t- kun*, under act el Coo- nn. ; temt 01 th» United RATK8: B» oa/rter to the city ot BlythevUU or W «uDurt»n town where carrier »enrtce ti maintained. Me per week, or Kc per month. BTmaU. rtMn » rm41u» ot 60 mile*, M.OO per 'Wr OM for ate month*, 11.00 <->r three month*; JT"5l ouUide 60 mile woe, »WX» per «•" payable to advance. rear Meditation . Whwefon the law »M wr *choolma«ter to trial M »nt» Chdat, that we »5»ht be Juitlll** The ioul it the life ol the body, faith is the lift of the soul, .and Christ Is the Hie of faith. Jollification by faith in Christ's righteousness Is the golden chain which binds the Christian world !n one body.— Aughey. Barbs Most motorists drive as though they owned their cars. - • ' • A profwor hat noted a marked declta* In pmfanltr <* late. Well, traffic eopa SHOULD k« polite to motorisU. -— > • * Groundhog day has passed—but, with pork price* down, more are to come, . « * * If you Ihlnk you're In a tluht-flx the»e daya, try mortn« Into one of the ultra-modern apartment*. • • • OiteopaUu say M per cent of the people hav« one leg longer than the other. Congress will- find a way to get the other 40 per cent, pleading. But v these 22,697 votes for Leo Isacson can have a profound influence on President Truman's bid for tlve majority of 50-odd million votes eight months from-now. Between this Bronx revolt on the* left and the brewing discontent of the right-wing South, the Democratic strategists find themselves with a peck of worrisome trouble. For they will need New York's 47 electoral votes as well as the Solid South if they'are going to win. A Case of Yes or No Former Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts has sent a blunt letter to Kep. Leo Allen, who, as chairman of the House Rules Committee, has shelved the Towe universal military training bill and told reporters that "the bill will not became a law." Citing Mr. Allen's prewar voting record against all defense measures, Mr. Roberts wrote: "As an individual member of Congress it is your right and duty to voice your own convictions. My point is that the other 434 members of the House are equally entitled to vote their convictions." If Mr. Allen agrees with that statement, he must let the bill come to the House floor for debate and vote. If he docs not agree, he cannot escape the charge of repudiating the democratic process of the government of which he is a member. One at a Time, Boys! - m i, Vets Have Roofs Overhead, But They Leak, VFW Is Told Sunday School Lesson The International Similar School Lrwen Cor Feb. 21 Scripture: Ranuni l*:t-15; Kphetlaiu 3:8-11 By William E. Gilroy, 0. D. When one conslderi the greatness of the world, then dominated by the powerful Roman Empire, and the comparative smallness of the little land of Palestine, It Is surely the By Harmaa W. Mcholi United Prew Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. (UP) — Most, of the fellows who fought and won the war for you hive a roof over their heads »t last. But the roof has hole* In it. It leaks. Not only that—the plaster is dribbling down on Johnny's ci'ib in chunks. The floors let in a couple of inches of daylight at the baseboards. The window sills are warped. The basement admits a gush of water when it rains. One GI wrote In to say he put up $10,000 for a new house. A month later his elght-year-olrt heir was miracle of history that out of that lo,^ i,, the yard" making like Bob same little land should haVe come|y e ii er . The kid would un and let a . religion, deiUned outwardly to'. one go down the middle A ffc- conquer Rome, and inwardly and | on d uter. his mom was startled to spiritually to be the Inspiration of! see a baseball crack through tha saints and heroes. ! s ^ e O f the house and roll under Before the coming of Jesus, i ne davenport in the living room. Judaism had »lready taken root in I The shack was that poorly built! many part* of the Roman world. This Grecian and was true not. only in Jews scattered from their homeland in the dispersion, but in converts, or proselytes, drawn to the Jewish faith by Us moral ideal- sm and emphasis, so much in con- rasl with the licentiousness of the pagan cities. But the spread of Judaism could VIEWS OF OTHERS ALP Triumph in Bronx Is No Test of Strength Regional Schools Would Help Much Decisions on Tait-Hartley Coses Disclose Tendency to Produce More Labor Confusion Late in IMS, the Veterans of Foreign Wars conducted a suivey among 8.000 of its posts. It reported that seven per cent of the soldiers and sailors of disaster No. II were living in attics, which is swell il you like attics. Filly per cent hid neither a private bath nor a refrigerator. Thirty-live per cent had mother-in- lot explain the phenomena of the i aw miseries — living double-deck growth and spread of Christianity. w ith the folks. Jesus, though He declared that He lad come to fulfill t^he law and the prophets, was despised and rejected by the leaders of His osvir race. He wrote no book, established no school, organized no great movement. What organization He made was of a few disciples whom He gathered around Him. who at first very Inaotequate- ly grasped the meaning of His real spirit and mission, and 70 others, whom He sent two-by-two on preaching missions through the villages. What hope was there that a movement, thus unostentatiously begun in a small part o] the world, under persecution from the beginning, should become known in that great Roman world, let alone attain world conquest? Democrats are still talking to themselves about the election of Henry Wallace'* congressional 'candidate in a Bronx district of New York City. The result surprised everybody, including Mr. Wallace. And there have been about as many explanations of its significance aa there were votes cast for the Republican candidate—1482, to be exact— in the election. • Ed Flynn, Democratic boss of the Bronx, laid it to "the Communist menace," and hoped the election "will serve as a warning." Mr. Wallace called the victory "a repudiation of the 'get tough" double standard foreign policy." His manager hailed it as evidence of "the overwhelming grass roots enthusiasm for Mr. Wallace and his program throughout America." The victorious American Labor Party candidate, Leo Isacson, said the ' vote was "a repudiation of the Truman administration" and an expression of "the indignation over the betrayal of the heroic defenders of Palestine. 1 ' There was speculation when Mr. Wallace announced his candidacy that he might be able to throw New York state to the Republican candidate in November. After this trial contest in the Bronx, such talk is more than vague conjecture. All of which makes last week's election of national interest. v New York's 24th Congressional District is normally Democratic. In 1!)46 The Democratic vote was 39,316, and the ALP got 24.249. In the special election the Democratic candidate got only 12,578 votes. But the ALP didn't pick up the difference. Mr. Isacson polled 22,697 votes. The voting population of the 24th District is about 50 per cent Jewish and 20 per cent Negro and Peurto Rican. Mr. Isacson got 56 per cent of the vote. These facts and figures tell a fairly complete story of the third party's first Triumph. Mr. Wallace worked his new strategy of appealing to the special interests and grievances of minorities. It paid off in a section peopled largely by minority groups. Boss Flynn's machine, whatever the reason, obviously didn't get out the vote. The tireless comrades of the pro-Communist, pro-Wallace ALP worked with their accustomed energy. Mr. Isacson's victory looks like a protest against the Palestine arms embargo »nd , against the doctrine of white supremacy. But we don't think it reveals •'widespread repudiation of our foreign policy. Nor is it evidence of "grass roots , enthusiasm," for this Bronx district is not "gnu* roots" country. It is a poor, crowded tenement .section — fertile ground for Farmer Wallace's special There-is sound good sense in the proposal for regional colleges in the Soutn, which was adopted by the governors of 13 Southern states, including our own, at their conference in Tallahassee, Florida. No Southern state li rich enough, alone, to mpport top-rank facilities In all branches of high-_ ei education. So, many of our young people an denied this advanced training. Some cannot afford, or do not care, to go to the best Northern colleges—which are crowded now, anywny. And many of those who do go form lies there, find jobs, and do not return. This is a, serious loss. But In groups, pooling their resources, all Southern slates could provide their young people with fully adequate special training. They could •et up well-equipped schools, and pay salaries which would attract teachers of trie highest ability. II the project, is carried out. It may well be a declaration of Independence for the South in education, opening an era of brilliant progress, politically and culturally, as well as in building greater employment and higher living standards : ftom our ample resources. These things arc all tied together, and they all depend very much on our having trained minds in the whole broad range of modern skills. The program would not replace present universities and colleges, but would go beyond them. Into specialities to which they cannot give tiie needed attention. H would Include regional schools for both white and Negro students. It requires, of course, the ratification of legislatures to make it effective, it will begin when six state legislature* have approved it—for those six stales. An okch by Congress is also ncccssary.'Rcprc- sentative Brooks Hays will introduce a bill In Congress to take care of that angle. , The idea isn't an untried experiment. There have been state compacts for other purposes, notably the agreement of several Western slates for the Boulder Dam development, on the Colorado river. Such compacts were much disci,«icd In the 1020s and '30s. They were advocated as a means whereby the states could do things not possible to them individually, thus keeping Washington out of these fields, and preserving state rights. Let's hope this educational plan goes forward. It's.a chins-up, independent start on the right road. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. By Peter Ed ton NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NEA)— Biggest. difference between the old Wagner (and the new Taft-Harlley Acts is I that the government Is now authorized to go to court and file petitions for injunctions to restrain labor or management from carrying out what the law defines as unfair labor practices. NLRB General Counsel Robert N. Denham has thus far moved very cautiously in the use of injunction proceedings. He believes that good labor relations cannot be promoted by the use, of court orders. Under the Norris-LaQuardia Act the in- i Junclion was practically outlawed. 1 In the first five months of experience under the Taft-Hartley Law, only 106 charges were mads [ which might have necessitated the filing of petitions for court injunctions. The general counsel's office actually filed only 11. The two most important are those filed against General Motors on be- Imli of the United Auto Workers. and against International Typographical Union on bchal! of Chicago newspaper publishers. In the General Motors case, the decision can be appealed to the courts by either side, however. Supreme Court Decisions Needed The ITU case is still before Federal court In Indianapolis as this is written. It is here charged or. behalf of the employers that every conceivable delaying tactic has been used by Die union to keep from signing a contract. The printers have long enjoyed closed shop contracts. The Taft- Hartley Act outlaws the closed shop. The union has therefore refused to .sign a contract which does not pro- led its closed shop rights. But the lalvng the law if they signed such a contract. The issue is whether the employer can be 'forced to sign a contract which Is not in compliance ^ith law. ! There have been six lower court 1 decisions on other Injunction cases ' to date. Their combined result i merely more labor' confusion, be- j cause of conflicting opinions. Only I S H p r e m e Court devislons can straighten out what this part of the law means. In Ullca, N. Y., au injunction granted to prevent the TeamsteiV Yet Jesus spoke in terms of the world and of world salvation. He gave His disciples a • commission to go Into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. It was a vision and faith so stupen- | dous that one can think of It only the union to accept a contract without the closed shop provision. Law Mav Re Great Weapon For Union. j as Jesus hlm5 ei f d i d . H e knew that In the Amazon Cotton Mills tfe- Hc had come from God for this cision just handed down at Salis- very pllrpos( ,. when He read In the ury, N. C., the court held that the prop hets of the Messiah who was mployer must bargain until the to bdng peace and blessing, He TLRB, says that the employer is £ald . thls day & this scripture fut- ot guilty of an unfair labor prac- fi , led m vour ears .. by refusing to bargain. In this | How christlanltv grew and spread with The VFW gets fanmail by the sackful today. All of it indicates that the situation is getting worse instead of better. Movies have been made to point up the crisis. Magazine articles have been published. GIs have written to their congressmen. Congress had fiddled wllh bilk. Nothing happens. The VFW's letters say some pretty nasty things. Mostly about contractors v;ho charge a fright for poor material, loosely glued together. Also some uncomplimentary're- marks about landlords. Edward J. Flynn, a guy to Kansas City was one recent correspondent. Ed served in Iraq, Iran and other uncomfortable plates. He was reasonably happy in an attic. But he's being evicted. The war Jiousing unit he shared with other GI's is a three-story apartment building. It has been returned to the woman who owned it, he said. The lady wants to kick everybody out| Shs.; says Ed, wants the ground flooi ( employer had set up a pension plan j Union (1) from refusing to bargain for employes. The union charged for a closed shop contract, (2) from that GM refused to discuss the demanding payment for "feather- terms of this plan, though it hud bedding" labor not actually per- the hud previously been a subject of co'.- lectivc bargaining. GM has accepted the injunction until June 1, without protest. In the meantime, NLRB must rule on whether th» employer was refusing to bargain. This decision will be an important one, probably setting the pattern for future cases. The board's formed, and (3) from coercing other employes. The court also ruled that the Norris-LaGuardla Ac could not be \iscd for purposes coi trary to the terms of the Taft Hanlcy Act. In the more recent case, In Cal ifornia, the court denied an injunction which would have compelled ase the Textile Workers Union sued ' he employer for refusing to bar- aln for' renewal of contract last n ebruary. The mill was shut down on strike, we know. The religion of the persecuted and despised became the religion of the Roman Empire, outwardly at least, and it has been for herself, the second for her son and the third for a "niece with asthma who'has to live in a high altitude." It's her building and it looks like Ed is out. George P. O'Reilly in Rahway, N. J., complained that things even are getting rough in GI trailer camps. Controls were taken off renting spaces 20 by 30 feet on which to roll a tiny home. Rents Jor these plots ranged upward from $15 a month, according to whether you ^ ; the religion officially of many coun- i wa nU:d to take a bath in private. But despite the outward conquests hrowiug 500 out of work. It wa.s j tries. More Important has been its eopened for limited operations last triumph over the hearts of men October, as an open shop- The employer argued that an injunction could not be granted to the strikers. But the Federal Court held that .he Norris-LaGuardia Anti-InJunc- The asking price now is soaring. George pointed out that trailer dwellers have an investment of *!,- future is In the Prince of Peace. And that hope depends upon whether the Christians of today can have the faith, ttie vision, the courage, and the will, to do what the early disciples did—accept out world mission as they accepted theirs. world is only partly accomplished. . Yet every day it becomes clearer lion Act had no application, since . that the only hope of the world's t was intended only to prevent employers from obtaining restraints against employes. If this last opinion is upheld, It will open the way for many injunction suits filed against employers by unions. In that event the Taft- Hartley Law would become one of the greatest legal weapons union labor has ever attained to further collective bargaining. Differences of opinion emphasizes the need for Supreme Court and NLRB decisions to clarify the law. What all courts are afraid of is that the handling of injunction cases will throw a tremendous additional burden on them. Injunctions are unpopular, no matter ! to results, way decided, and unsatisfactory as and the inward triumphs of grace,, 200 to *3,000 in the trailer alone Christ's mission of salvation for the "and you just can't wheel one onto 75 Fears Ago In Blytheville — IN. HOLLYWOOD BI ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent SO THEY SAY Personally, 1 am sick and tired of having the Communists receive credit for every progressive idea.—Henry A. Wallace. I find lhat people are bitterly opposed to another war. If they could inject that will upon their governments the United Nations would be bound to succeed.—Trygve Lie. Secretary General of the UN, reporting on his last lour of Europe. • • • The purpose of the MarsnaJl Plan is to msin-e the domination ot Europe.—Gcorgi Dimurov, Bulgaria's Communist Premier. * * * To Increase taxes on business simply means those taxes wilt be passed on to the people in higher prices for food and goods. It would be discouraging to production, which means more Inflation and less work for the people.—Rep. J. W. Martin Jr. <R> of Massachusetts. HOLLYWOOD (NEA1—So "The Jolson Story" won a nation-wide poll as the people's favorite movie of 1947. And a big radio show had a dramatization of the film, honor- Ing Its stars and its makers. And who played Al Jolson on the air show? Larry Parks? The kid who won an Academy nomination for his work n the picture? Nope, you're wrong. Al Jolson played himself. Why wasn't Larry Parks up there taking the bows, with Jolson doing the off-stage singing as he did in the picture? "There were ncpoti.ilions for me to play the part." Larry (old me, "hut Columbia Studio wanl- cd all the money I'd itel. made me mad anil I Slid no soap." Sure, Larry Is suing Columbia to break his contract. But Lavry Parks took Al Jolson out of oblivion and made a fortune for Columbia Studio. Just once, couldn't the studio have said: "Okay. Larry. Take those bows Do the show. Keep the money Bui tomorrow we'll be mad at yoi again." 15ul aflcr being around Holly wood so long. I really should know belter. Originality Scores A clue to some Hollywood thinkers' thinking is manifest In a slory told by Ken Etiglund. The story: When Alfred Hitchcock admitted to a bip studio executive that he didn't sec many niuvlcs. the executive, in all seriousne.v;, said: "Then where do you eel your Ideas?" ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*•• cameraman: "Okay, put that scene in a film can. Wrap it up pink rib- clay's hand. While I generally do not like a jump to two no trump (in fact, I do not like a two no trump bid at any time), what else could one do with Mrs. Cunningham's hand? Two diamonds certainly would be too weak. Three An oid warehouse of the creamery^package company, used as hobo which [ headquarters caught fire about 11:30 last night, but the fire was extinguished before much damage was done to the building. Cecil Shane and daughter Patty will leave tomorrow for Washington, D. C. where they will attend the inaugural. They will be members of a committee of M appointed from «ach state to attend this affair. While there they will oe a side road, plug in the electricity and set up housekeeping." THe VFW is going to take an important part in a National Veterans Housing Conference to be held here on Sunday. Delegates will come from 33 states and territories. The housing situation, from rusty eaves to sagging floors, will get a good .going over. ,f First delegate to arrive was Gray S. Tilly, who has been living in Fairbanks, Alaska. He told about a buddy of his who has been paying $160 a month for a remodeled chicken house. Eggs up that way sell for *1.13 a dozen, Gray says, with no take-back privileges in case you find a dead chick in one. bons and give it to Mr. Bogart. Now we'll shoot it the RIGHT way." Bogart was a mccK little lamb for the rest of the picture. I > cnny->Vise Economy As George Glass puts. il. "Every time Hollywood swings the ax, they diamonds might be the last bid that her partner woxild want to hear. If she bid hearts and eventually had to play the hand at no trump, the heart bid would stop a lead into guests of honor for a Rotary lunch' the Rotary Club of eon given by Washington. three of hearts, and Mrs. Gun- tenace. So perhaps two no i n j n g n am won with the ten. Thus good bid as she ne up with a lot of twigs." They're omlng up with twigs at a certain g studio these days. On the prow] for ways to save noney, an executive discovered that I when the secretaries of studio executives went out to lunch, girls rom the stenographic department were called in to sit in for them for an hour. "This." the ' executive roared, 'must stop. It's a waste of money." So new there is no sitting-ln done for the executive secretaries »t this studio. The offices are locked up tight for the lunch hour. The magnificent saving, as fijrured out by some enterprising soul, Is $32 a week per executive. Of course. Sam Goldwyn cut the salaries of his executives 50 per cent. And Immediately I heard Irom three moviegoers who wrote: "please ask Mr. Goldwyn i' we get to see his pictures at half price now?" trump was as could find. *As soon as the dummy went down Mrs Cunningham realized the spade suit was the danger point. If East held the king of diamonds and West by her beautiful false-card she stopped the opponents from leading spades and made four no trump. Research is more ; of revolution.—C. P. Corp. k process of evorutlon than Kettering, General Motors Maybe Humphrey BoRart nill let i me havr il with a machine Run for ] reviving this story, hul I like It I So I'll revive It. Wicij Bojlc firsi I came lo Hollywood lie w»i fired up wilh a lot of blc notions abou how his first role slioulrt be played. > He ilisagrred completely wilh Ihc ' rlirrolor on one scene and insisted that II be played Ills way. The di- McKENNEY OXBRIDGE False-Card Stops Lead to Weakness By William E. McKrnncy America's Card Authority Writlcn for NEA Service Chicago's only woman life master is Mrs R. P. (Mildred) Cunningham.'Life Mr.sicr No. 95. I kibitzed her for a short time during the na- A K4 3 » QJ 10953 + AK Tournament—Neither vul. South We»l North East 1 •> Pass 2 N.T. Pass 3 N. T. Pass Pass Pass Opening—V R 2 County Supervisor* Get Mass Hotfoot DAVENPORT, la. (UP)—The Heat was on in more ways than one during a meeting of the Scott County board. While several supervisors weta drawing fire for their action In a road dispute, they couldn't understand why it was suddenly so uncomfortably in the room. A check showed that a steam pipe had broken beneath the concrete floor of the meeting room, heating it so the supervisors could j feel it through their shoes. 1 Read Courier Sews W-*nt Ada >«• resale City Executive ^HORIZONTAL 'l,8 Pic lured mayor of Philadelphia 1* FH*r 15 Show 16 Exploit 17 Domesticate 19 Egyptian river VERTICAL 1 Turkish prison 2 Happenings 3 Go up 4 Burmese demon 5 Preposition 6 Roster ad the ace of ipadcs, how could he prevent East trom shifting to spade? On trick one she played the deuce f hearts from dummy and West iul on the jack. Now just a minute—would you ilay the queen of hearts from the "torth hand? If so, you would not s^e the contract because when ;ou went over to dummy with a club and took the diamond fincssf East would win and he would not lead Into your ace-ten ot hearts. He would shift to the Jack of spades, and down you would go. At trick one Mrs. Cunningham played the ace of hearts, then led the ten of clubs to dummy's king, look the diamond finesse and East won. Now what would you do if you 18 Myself 21 Tie recently was re 20 Compass point 7 p u v| 21 Tidal floods g Foreteller 23 Pitch 24 Pronoun 25 Boy's nicknam* 26 We 23 Id cst (ab.) 29 Kansas river 31 Melon-like fruit 33 Dry, ^s wine 34 Aeriform lucl 35 Meager 37 Upright 40Symbol for lantalum 41 Tellurium (symbol) 42 Steamship (ab.) 43 Area measure 44 Supply with weapons 46 Abridge 51 Fvlnr's title 52 Portuguese coins 54 Singer ^ 55 Expired 56 Bridge holding 58 Sign 60 Light meals 61 Hold down 22 Propose 25 Deputy 27 Flies » 9 Average (ab.) 30 Man's name lOMinule (ab.) 32 Employ 11 One 12 Pastry 13 Ogled 35 Begins 36 Tip 38 Fondle 39 Barters 45 Talking bird 47 Roman date 48 General issue (ab.) 49 Always 50 Mentally sound 51 Discharge 53 Pouch 55 June bug 57 Cask (ab.) 59 Displaced persons (ab.)

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