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PACE W)tT» BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1947 THB BLfti&VlLLE COURIER NEWS «• BOOltmt MXWS OO. >i 4*. HADOM, rubUahtr JAMH L. VBRHOOT. Editor run. R HOMAH. Adr*r«Mi« Mi NaMoJMl AdrertlsUW 'Ofc,' N«w Tort, Chicago, Detroit, Fubtkhjl *r«T Aft«n»«o *tt«pt SunaUy Entered ••,'*«eond elu« nutter at the post- «0Ve* »t BlyOfertlle. AriurjM, under »et of Con- grew. October », 191T. by OM United Pm« •UBBCR1PTION RATES: «j euriwrla th« city of Ely the v I lie or »ny luburfatn trtrp wher* carrier jervlct U maintained, »c 'p*> *«*. or 85c P* r month. By malUwitbto * radius ot.50 mUM, »4.00 per •mi BOO <0r (fee months, »1.00 for three months; fr ye>r parablt in. .advance. Meditdtjbn H I tWiTiway all I have, and If I deliver mi body to'-bt burned, but have not love, I iiln nothing.— v^OBrrlnthUM 13 :S. It's Been Done Before David Zaslavsky, Soviet political eomminUtor, say* that President Truman and Secretary Marshall head a ring of "international reaction and criminal aggression" as dangerous as the Nazi gang was. We hope that Mr. Zaslavsky does not consider this an obstacle to Soviet-American co-operation. Moscow found it ensy to conclude an alliance with the N;v,;i gang which fell apart only because the Na/.is wanted more than the bargain called for. If we really are as' bad as the Na/,is, there still would be no ideological barrier to a similar alliance. And since, as other Soviet commentators point out, we are soft, unskillful and about to fall apart, Mr. Stalin could have his own way about the spoils and alliance could continue forever. Lm pntnplt iharing what one hu another rattier than firing to another. wild Precepf-dnd Practice The Dead End Kids Cocoa, PrIce Inflation Strikes At Lovers of Chocolate Flavor Last (month the State Department made public an admirable document dwignedo to ipromote the freedom of news-gathering throughout the world. It was «,>proposed treaty which would guarantee to the correspondent of each lignttory- nation the right to move freely through the other's territory in quest o£:itew», and to write that news without liar 'of censorship. Now>• it; develops that our government has , admitted Pierre Courtade, correspondent of a French Communist newsp*p«r, to the United States on the folk)wing conditions: He must not go anywhere in the United States except New York City and the suburban United Nations headquarters »t Lake Success and Flushing. While/here, he must not write on any subject except the United Nations. He must not make speeches or interfere with American domestic politics. The -reason given for th.ii is that our immigration laws bar any know • -•Communist who is not an American cjtizen. Mr. Courtade's presence here > •!• thi result of an agreement between the U. S, and the UN. The agreement, in turn,.;ii made possible by a legal provision which permits the Attorney General ,to^ give visas under special circumstances to otherwise ineligible persons.'' " The result is an embarrassing contradiction.'While one government department.'; preaches worldwide press freedom, another imposes the same sort of restrictions that the Soviet government employs. The latter action a**y aripf "from caution, but it gives the appearance of being inspired by : *«>*. &V Curbing Communist journalists can «Bly iiivit*; .-.the writing of niore misinformation •' about thii country and encouraging publication of such falsehoods. And .it leaves this government open to.tte charge of favoring press freedom vonly for persons, publications and governments which think as we Americans do. We are selling the world on our brand bf freedom in competition with Soviet The fact that the Russian government feeli the same way is no excuse, regimentation. One of the basic in- iredients of. that freedom is the freedom of opinion and expression. In the end our ideals must outweigh our money, for we can see already that our dollars alone will not buy us friendship • and support. I*. ' N6 cm*' wants the immigration bars let down-to/admit a horde of Communist agents. But we cannot hope to exclude them 'all so long as officials of Communist ' governments enjoy diplomatic immunity here. We certainly cannot hope to destroy communism in the 'United f States by ham-stringing Communist journalists. If this government really wants to , make the-unrestricted access to news *n international freedom, it must inevitably, ^fiictice what it preaches. Perhaps whit-.i is, needed is a journalistic immunitjr,' which will admit corre- •pondenti-7-including even Communists —from , governments which grant full i freedom >t<>. our correspondents. So fararwe know, the French gov- 1 ernment,-under which Pierre Courtade lives, doe^. not restrict the movements of American writers, whatever their VIEWS OF OTHERS In the United Nations- and Beyond The tharpencd struggle between Russia, and th« United State* In the United Nations has aroused others who fear that this quarrel will destroy UN. Among the pleas for compromise, and unity those by Hector McNeil, British Minister o( State, and by Trygve LJe, Secretary General ot UN, deserve special attention. Both focuied attention on the old question of aovereljnty. Andrei Vlshlnsky in his violent blast against the United States had complained of non-co-operation and disregard for the "sover- •l«-n equality ol nation*." Mr. McNeil uselully , pointed out that this phrase from the UN -6hapter does not Justify the seeming Soviet concept of absolute sovereignty, to be maintained by the veto, He emphaslMd the gene"' view that to make the International organization work, there must be a gradual limitation on national sovereignty. It would be unfair—although it Is a popular sport in Ihe American press-to present Russia as the only defender of sovereignty. Other nation* are also loath to relinquish ll^and especially when they are outvoted. It might help to recognize that Russia's use of the veto is not unlike the use of the filibuster In the United 3latei Senate by groups seeking to protect a minority position. And the Charter Itself provides for unanimity of the great powers. Yet Russia's overuse of the veto Is not within the spirit of the Charter. It denies the spirit ol compromise. It is dictatorial in essence. It par- alyie» action—except along the lines ol Russian desires. In this It has been partly responsible lor an American tendency to by-pass UN, of which Mr. Ue infcrentlally complained. But as the Secretary General wisely pointed out the veto It "more of a symptom than a cause" of TJN'» troublei. The real cause Is th« disunity that has developed since the war. The whole discussion illustrates the basic disagreement, even on the meaning of words, which Is threatening to wreck UN. Talk In UN may help to focus world opinion on the Issues nd to mobilise the moral sense o[ mankind. But It U unlikely that the problem will be solved In UN. Even such reforms at Secretary Marshall proposed last week will not solve It. Nor will the grinding of Assembly votes which almoat «lally record a new defeat for Russia— on QMice, on Italy, on Korea. These things will not bring agreement—and unity. Not, at least, until the struggle going on behind UN—the struggle of diplomatic, economic, and rhllltary power—has been resolved or stalemated. Whtn that point Is reached, and It can b* reached without military contllct. then the contestants may be willing to turn the UN to record and cement their agreement. Meanwhile much good work can be done In UN. Third-parly pressures ; ov conciliation and compromise will have some effect, and "neutral" efforts to limit national sovereignty and develop a sense of International community •elfare can go forward. .—CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. THE DOCTOR SAYS BV WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M. D. Written for NEA Service School children are absent about seven school days each year because of illness. Girls miss more than boys, and children in the first and second grades are out twice as often as those In high school because of a higher rate of respiratory Infections. Common cold Is the usual cause of school absence, with influenza and sore throat next. The two most contagious diseases of childhood, nieasles and mumps, are followed by cXgestlve disorders, whooping cough, headaches, accidents, toothache, chlckenpox, earache and eye disorders. Girls are more apt to have respiratory infections, white boys are out more often because of accidents. A study of me absentee rate in a group of school teachers showed an average loss of four days per school year. Seventy per cent of the teachers were sick at some time during the year, and, like the school children, respiratory infections were the first cause. Schools which give prizes for per- BY FREDERICK C. OTHMAN United Trn* Staff CorrMpoiuSent WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. (UP) _ 1 you're addicted to chocolate lc< ream sodas, you better cultivate i aste for raspberry. If you own i enulne five cent chocolate bar, pul t quickly with Ihe family Jewell It our sale deposit vault. Boy! If I weren't trying to reduce, 1'i be sore. There's monkey biulneti n the cocoa trade, from whenci :omes by devious crushings thi -hocolate bon-bon of fond memory One of the wildest-eyed Inlla- ions in history—and there havi )cen some dilltes in the past—hai Ised the price of cocoa a coo! KM per cent. A pound ol cocoi >eans cost less than a nickel befori .he war; today, with luck, you maj •K able to buy 'em lor half a dollar. Wholesale, I mean, before thi first squeezing. My cocoa expert at the Agriculture Department, who prefers hli chocolate bars with almonds, lias a good idea who's holding a plsto at the heads of American chocolate lovert. If he weren't afraid of get. ting in a Jam with the State Department, the TJnlt«d Natlona an* no telling who else, hed'd say so out loud. As It is he's hoarding nil last remaining box ot chocola-.i and keeping mum for th« Harriman's Committee of 19 Facing Mammoth Task in Trying to Meet Needs of Europeans By PETER EDSOM NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. (NBA) — PRELIMINARY SPADE WORK PROGRESSING In the' meantime, a small staff Averell Harriman's been doing Committee of 19 spade | up its Industries, it may be found of 19,"' In trying to - • •— • — • '•--• "-- " "•'— •- ->~ •- ->-'- The Job ahead of Secretary of ' under young Richard M. Bissell has Commerce "Committee work out recommendations for carrying on the Marshall plan to nld Europe, Is- as tough an assignment as was ever handed any presidential advisers. The group is made up of ID big- shot bonkers and businessmen, like Owen D. Young, six natlonnily known economists of the caltoci of Dr. Harold a. Mdulton of Brook- Ings Institute, two representatives of labor organizations and one lone representative ol the piiblin, ex- Senator Bob LaFollctte, Jr., of Wisconsin. • Since it was named three months ago, the Committee of 19 has had two meetings, and done practically nothing. There is little chance that the Paris report on requirements for the 16 western European nations will be broken down in enough detail for the committee to do anything about It at its next meeting. That means action will have to be postponed until the end o[ October. If the committee meets Its present self- foreign market for U. S. textiles. On the other hand, since the only way to put Europe on its feet and make It self-supporting Is to build work. 'He is, a Yale economist, a 'onnecticut Republican who has written widely agaln-st public spend- ng, made work and such theories. Fleports from technical comralt- ;ecs, which advised the Paris conference on what Europe would need In the next lour years.. have been coming Into the Bissell staff for some weeks. The work of the Committee of. 19 has broadened considerably since it was named last June. Then it was assumed that all the committee would have to do was balance requirements against the availability of U. S. surpluses lor export. It Is now realized the Marshall plan won't work that way. Anything sent to Europe is going to ) have to be taken out of Americans' hides, because there won't be any surpluses. The function of/ the Committee of 19 may thus become one of justifying Marshall plan requirements before congres^ The most acute problem is grain. It is now known that there Isn't that the smart thing to do is ship the raw cotton. 1 MARSHALL PLAN 1FROWNS ON EUROPEAN DEPENDENCE The same thing applies to steel bars, plates and shapes. Shall'they be sent to Kurope to be made Into farm and mining machinery? Or shall the machines be made here? Increasing U. S. production and European dependence on American output Is contrary to the spirit of the Marshall plan. Administration of these programs provides another headache. Will Congress want to make grants of money to Europe and let the continent plan and execute its own recovery? or should the money be appropriated to an American government corporation or agency fect attendance should discontinue the practice, as it encourages sick children to attend school, childrer who stay home from school because of Illness should receive an aware for their contribution to disease prevention and should not be pcnaliz ed for their failure to maintain a perfect atendance record. ' Fever and upset stomach, respiratory infection, diarrhea, accidents and communicable diseases are good reasons for staying home. The child should be kept in bed and allowed a limited number of play privileges. ALLERGIC CHILDREN Allergic children require special handling. Their condition Is not contagious and, if too many concessions are made, they will develop into chronic invalids. They must be taught to accept a certain amount of discomfort and go to school, even though it would be more pleasant to stay home. The program of the average school is so arranged that it is not difficult for the child to catch up with his work after he returns. Keep your child home from school when he Is sick. It Is better for him. as well as for the other children. QUESTION: 1 am a man in ml late thirties, and am concernec about a fullncs.1 I have developci Just beneath my nipples^ Wha should I do ANSWER: Consult a physician It may be necessary to remote th tissue before a final opinion can b given. '•15 Fears Ago : In Blytheville— Imposed deadline ol having recom- going .to.'be enough grain grown ivcvu , 1311 ^ ulv ,., mcndations rcadv (or the President 1 to meet all' tjemands. The question , one trouble with having a publi by Nov. 1, It will"have accomplished i ne _r efo «. l __b 01 , ls ., dow ".,,,'!L" I1>t ,!" i 8 rou P " ke the Committee of !• wonders. ~~* """" " That means congressional which can continuously review and control expenditures, as the Lend- Lease Administration did in wartime? Or shall the Job be broken up, with parts given to Departments ol State, Commerce, Agriculture, the Export-Import Bank and the International Bank for Recon structlon? iblic 19 needs. What is the minimum that : make these recommendations Is i,,., „„..,«, ^U,, S ,K,O. U ,,.,. .„,.,- Europe can get by en? How can th , t Us members are all outside the mlttees can't be called In before I u - s - consumption be cut to meet government, working part time, but at. rtntc Allowlnc them r month 1 that need? | forced to make decisions on highly Secondary questions arise on ; complex issues. It's a six-month c H ^ j „. „..„.„„ whether the U. S. should ship raw ; Job for a big group of full-time g In special session on this issue materials or finished goods. If the : experts. The Committee ol 19 Is 'ore Dec. 1. To consider high U. S. sends raw cotton to Europe. , supposed to do it in a month. And ces, It could, of course, meet ear- and It's made into cloth to .sell to > it dare not jo before Congress Latin-America, that may destroy a with any idea that Is half-baked. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sandefur visited friends in Memphis over the weekend. Dr. P. B. Elliott, his daughters, Miss Alberta Elliott and Mrs. Sam Manatt and son Sam Manatt Jr., and son Ben Elliott art spending a vacation in Vivian, La., and Texarkana this week. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenthal and son Paul Jr.. will go to St. Louis this week for a brief stay. J. E. Critz county agricultural agent was in Manila and Brown Spur yesterday for meetings of the 4-H clubs for boys and girls. record. The international cocoa cartel, K any, can't scare me on account o! those inches around the middle I'm trying to lose. Let It threaten to cul oil my chocolate supply and listen to me laugh; here are the unjug- ared facts: Cocoa comes from pods. Thew ollow the pink flowers on the caca< ree, which grows only where It'r ot and humid, like British Wesl \frica, which produces half th« •orld's supply, and Braiil, which rinds about 15 per cent more. When there was free trade !» ocoa before the war. an ordinary lound box of chocolates at any cor- ler drug store cost 40 cents. Wher he fighting began, the British ant Brazilian governments took ovej control of their cocoa sales. Thai was fair enough. The 40 cent bos of candy went to SI. Came the end of the war, but not he end of government controls IP Africa and South America. Tht pound, of candy went to $5.25. Thai was months ago. Asking prices o( cocoa, under the British and Brazilian bureaucrats have been tearing ever since. And our original 41 cent box of chocolate creams, ii made with cocoa bought today probably would retail at $350. That hasn't happened yet, because most candy factoriea havi on hand a few weeks supply <X chocolate bought on the upgrade At the moment they aren't l>uying They're hoping the price will collapse. The British and the Brazil. ians aren't saying anything. Thej are Just sitin' on a mountain oi cocoa beans. Apparently, accordinf to my chocolate lover, they're waiting for the American urge for oec coa to force sales at their price. They seem to think (thi* 1» ml man talking again) that chooolati :o the American ia as cocaine to j dope fiend. A cocoa bean contain! one per cent caffeine and one BARBS B.T HAL COC1IRAN Teo bad fall didn't Bet here sooner, it would have won all of the beauty contests. Mmt p»opl« cet a «Uj In pride. blf koeat out of a new "Exercise to Music"—advertisement. And the bctt way, sometimes, i* to run to the radio and •hut it off. • • * Alabamans have ToUd for a raise In teachers' pay. Most other states please note! • * * Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson has been picked by a baseball magazine as "rookie of (he year. That'* two strikes on htm going into the big seriei. SO THEY SAY at date. Allowing them r month hearings. It almost rules out e possibility of Congress meet- IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 4. (NEA)— knew it had money. But this promise was kept. McKENNEY ON BRIDGE In one scene Wife," you'll see, among other ob- to happen sooner J«ts on a table, a small stone bust r later. It's -the letter I've been ailing for. From Portland, Ore., i lady writes: VMy husband and I are among le candy and popcorn offenders i the movies. I'll confess it's a abit of which I am proud, and pioiiu^c vtu!> K.CJH. _ rrr w ' of "The Bishops New Rule — When in Doubt, Lead Sparfes of a pretty young lady. It's a statuette with a history that goes back to the time when Henry Koster proposed to Peggy Moran. He was an already famous director. She was a promising young actress. When he By WILLIAM E. McKENNET America's Card Authority Written for NEA, Service One of my own little pet theories Is. when in doubt lead a spade. This sounds silly, but It is sur- neither North nor South held four spades, and therefore his partner probably did have four spades. He decided to attack the spade suit first, but he led the six. not the deuce. He was trying to tell East to lead tlie higher ol the two obvious suits, in this case clubs and diamonds. East won the first trick with the ten of spades and led a diamond. This put West in again with the queen of diamonds, another spade was led. and as 5 result East was able to cash the rest of his spades. Thus East and West took four spades and two diamonds, setting the contract two tricks, while North and South would have made ten tricks if West had led the fourth best diamond. ecni of another stimulating drU| with a long name, but It's not thai habit-forming. Not at today'* prlc« It isn't. So 'it Is that most candy ttor« are beginning to feature pink bonbons and green, without any elm- colate overcoat. The chocolate posters are coming down f»m trw mirrors behind the drug store fountains. Many a nickel candy bar n appearing with a shell of chopped- up peanuts. The new cocoa crop In the Jun- glcs. is ready for harvest and «om»- thine in the chocolate crisis is about to crack; I only hope it won't be «ij resolution regarding the old bay- window. nc we've developed only In the, ist five or six years. I didn't even i knew o it as a child. I've been asking lyself 'why?' x — and the answer •, really very simple: Double Ica- uros and very bad pictures. It's he only way to keep awake." Short Takes: Dick Hiiymes i.s rftekerin* to purchase an Inter- nt In the St. Ix>uls Brown*. . . . Ida I.Aupino's beet beau, Collier 1'ounf, hopes she'll re r turn to Warner Bros.—at least for "Act of Violence." which he wrote with her in mind. Harold Russell, despite Sam Goldwyn's objections. Is collecting $1150 a week on »n eastern vaudeville asked her to marry him they both j prising how often a spade is the it would mean her giving up her professional career. "But if you marry me." Hosier promised, "I'll see that you appear m every picture I direct." In every Him Koster has directed, Peggy's statue has been seen in at least one scene. j GLAMOR TIPS | Vrankle Van. tht physical Si- j rector who controls the pounds | on the glamor gals at trie Uni- | versM-Intemattonal studio. has j written a book. "Body by Van." i It tells you ladles how you can | put the Tight curves In Ihe right correct lead on a hand. I want to call your attention to the b'^J'ng ol today's hand, which occurrc.i in the national men's pair championship. North started ' the bidding Construction Perilous NBW YODK (UP)—A «tate workmen's compensation board iurvej showed that accidents In the 'Construction industry are more sever* and costly than any other Industry. The average cost of compensation to disabled construction workers was twice the amount ol payments 'to other disabled workers. Falls were s responsible for lh« most accidents. Late President . .. . . • , . , ' - places, or get rid of the bumps i tour Sam claims its break- £., ' you snoia want thern . ing tht dignity built around Hun •••*.» but Russell said "nuts to dignily." Charlotte Greenwood's UK Angeles stage appearance In "I Remember Mama" is the year's \ best out-of-typc casting. After 40 years. Charlotte traded her f.»- mllfar "So Long Letty" shenanigans for straight dramatics. MOnr.L-FOR-A-DAY Gene Tlerney worked M a model for a day in New York as a !?.vor to her ex-husband, lashto^design asked Frankle for some tips to pass on to you. Here they are. You won't like 'em. Don't: Don't diet on your own. but see a doctor. Don't eat that sweet stuff between meals. Don't wear yourself out with exercises once a week. When you exercise, use muscle, not just motion. And don't pet discouraged. It t^kvi six months, uot six days. AKJ3 V A Q 7 51 « J» + AQJ VKJ6 • k 1032 *KJ 109 Vournamenl— E-W vul. Seulh West North East Pass Pass 1 » t>iss JN.T. Piss 3N. T. Pass Opening—4 6 J HORIZONTAL 5 Symbol for 1,6 Pictured late selenium South Amen- 6 Honey makers can president 7 Grafted (her.) 13 Moderates 8 Sun god IS Made into law 9 Red Cross 16 Decay 17 Waste allowance 19 Born 20 Golf device 21 Analyzed a, sentence 23 Girl's name 24 Ambary 25 Either There is no fear In "love, but period love easts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, »nd he who fears Is not perlcct In love. —I John <:18. • • • Hate begins tn the heart of man and I* r<-ri Wy Inr. It has been MtMl that If you tear no •H ;<* haU M MM. with a heart, and It was unlikely , that he held tour spades. South ... ,. _,.,.e.. Do: on the Do side of Krankie's elected to bid two no trump, and er Olcg Casslnl. "But." sa>s Gene, ledger, he says eat sensibly, not i having passed originally, this bid "please don't revive those recon- ' stuffily. Get out in the fresh air. j generally would indicate that he dilation rumors." go to bed earlv and get up early j did not have lour spades but was Switch; Dan nnrrea> 7-vear-oirt and get your husband's bieaklast. pretty well fortified in the minor son. Richard, came home from Atta boy,,Ftankle. school, started to "W-fs Richard, "all th c |«|| M »t school were br»K R in' about the treat jobs Ihelr fathers havt, and when they .\rkcd me what von rlo. I had to . tell them yan're only an actor." Hollywood promt th* wow value usually have u confederate From Continued Use Argyili, a permanent discoloration of the skin which turns R gr?ylsh-blue or dark brown in advancer! stages, is caused by the con- sults. Now what suit do you think West should open? Ot course the general rule is to lead the fourth best of your longest and strongest suit. But if West leads a diamond, declarer will cash a diamond, five hearts and four clubs, making four no trump. rinucd medical use of silver salt | When I sdw this hand played. West j wepiralions. ttfeontd tbit la Ml 21 Cushion 22 Diamond- cutler's cup 27 Final decision 24 Stage play 30 Armed band 25 Pirls 34 Fact* 35 Race course circuits 36 Small drinks 38 Bristles 39 Exclamation 40 While 41 Streets (ab.) 44 Merited 49 Short-napped fabric 52 Louse egg 5 J Incursion 54 Blackbird 55 He was president of 58 Redactor 61 Stupefies €2 Paradises VERTICAL 1 Sour 2 Musical instrument 3 Companion (ab.) 10 Heating device 11 Year between 29 Indonesian of 47 Symbol for 12 and 20 Mindanao nickel 12 Arabian gulf 31 Perched 48 Dutch city J4Station (ab.) 32Health rcsbrt 49Reprovi IB Railroad (ab.) 33 Compass point 50 Soon 37 Her 38 Sorrowful 41 Slight 42 Weary 43 Daze 7.7 Augment 45 Arabian 28 Armed conflict 46 Beams 51 Courtesy titles 56 Guinea (ab.) 57 Chemical suffix 59 From «0 Hypothetical structural unit' 31. >tt & I

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