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BL-YTHEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS WE OODHIXR NEWS CO. a. W. BADiES, Publisher JAUI8 L. YTRHOEFF, Editor PAUL IX HUUAM, AdverUr4o« Ui nicer Adnrtlslng Representatives: y.iu^ wttncr Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Ifenphfe • publttMd Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered u «econd claji matter at the poot- offie* at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ot Con- October 9, 1917. tion for the peoples involved. All this gecms possible if the reported Abdullah plan can find agreement. And if it can, the future of the UN and of world peace will look immeasurably brighter. Served by lne United SUBSCRIPTION RATES: ' By carrier In the city or Blytncvllle or any •uburban town where carrier service U maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of SO miles, $4.00 per year, *2.00 (or six months, H.OO (11 three monlru; by mall outside 50 mile zone, 110.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation For they »re * nation void of counsel, nrllhrr is thrre any iimleisUmllng-In Uivm.—Hcutcrmi- omj 32:28. » # » What tlie world needs more than anything else Is sympathy—sympathy between man nml man, sympathy between class »iul class, sympathy between nation and nation.—William Jennings Bryan. Easy Evolution Barbs SpaU are not among the things predicted for this summer. Families please take note! An Illinois woman was arrested fur lircakinc a thup window. .Maybe she Kaw * dress just like her*. «• • • A survey allowed that there are 505,179 movie seats In the theaters In the Chicago area. Thai's a lot of gum. • * * A Fvcuch burlier won a mutest hy sluivinj; a man In 18 seconds. With lime out, no doubt, for replacing divots. » v » Take one gocd look at a pessimist and you'll "know why he is one. All denazification units in the Russian X.OIIP of (iermany have been abolished because, according to the military governor, Marshal Sokolovsky, tlie /.one hits been cleared of active Fascists and militiirists. All are warned, however, that if they liave anything in common with tlie "imitators of the Hitler regime" (the United States and BritAin) they "will not c.scape justice." The western /ones haven't done nearly as well HB the Kusnians in rootinjf out the remnants of nanism. Hut our former ally has made it easier for its Germans to reform by pursuing a policy so like Hitler's that both the Kremlin anil the former Nazis must have trouble in telling the two apart. To Hitler's former followers, observing the fate of Czechoslovakia and surrounded by secret police, Russian "democracy" must seem just like old times. MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1941 Hold Your Hats, Folks, He's Off Again! King of Trans-Jordan Offers Palestine Solution The rumor that King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan would like to take over the Arab section of Palestine offers a possible solution to the Holy Land crisis that is sensible, although melodramatic. According lo the New York Herald Tribune, Abdullah wants lo arrange a bloodless -coup de'ctat with the UN's foreknowledge and blessing. He would absorb the Arab /.ones into Trans- Jordan, stop the fighting in Palestine, and let the J<Hvs proceed with the set-i' ting up of their independent stale. Abdullah's price is said lo be ;i membership in the UN, which Kussia has blocked tip to now, and also a guarantee against a double cross in the Palestine co\i|>. If all this is true, it is promising news. But the method doesn't seem to be as admirable as tlie result. There must be a more orderly and dignified method than a stage-managed intrigue with everybody in on the secret. A logical beginning might be for R qualified representative of the Palestine Arabs to propose the annexation by Trans-Jordan to the UN ami ask that organization to conduct a plebicite on the matter 'among his people when the UN takes over the mandate in May. As a condition of this vote bo should certainly pledge au cud o£ An\U hostilities in the meantime. .- • This might be the public beginning. But before that Ihere obviously would have to be an agreement among- the Moslem leaders on the matter. Here the scheme might run into trouble, although the leaders have been pretty well united in their fight against partition. It is not likely that annexation would meet with much favor from that old friend of the Nazis, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem. The Grand Mufti is ambitions, and . he is bitterly anti-Jewish. He probably has a considerable following of extremists. Bringing them into line co«W well be the biggest obstacle in Abdullah's reported scheme. One might guess, however, that most objections to annexation by the Palestine Arabs would be based on politics rather than principle. From their behavior since the partition vote, it would seem that the chance to set up their own government is of secondary importance. The fact that the UN partition vote gave independence to Arabs as well as Jews has scarcely been mentioned. There does not seem to be any good reason why the Jews or the pro-partition governments in the UN should object to this rumored arrangement. It would still give the Jews their independence. It would save lives, and the UN's face. It is a minor matter that .the partition plan would not work out exactly as the UN planned it. The important thing is that the Palestine crisis end in peace, justice, and true self-dclenniiut- VIEWS OF OTHERS Criminal Code Reform The Missouri Supreme Court's code revision committee l.s doing an outstanding service. The new rules it proposes for criminal practice and procedure embody one worthy proposal after another which have been done to death In secret hy the ICRiil clique In the Legislature over a span ol 20 years. Done, to dcatli. it might be added, not once but session after session. The revision committee proposes that the Supreme Court, under Its constitutional rule malt- Ing power. (;ive Judges discretion in determining whether rrlmlnnl defendants, indicted [or the same crime, should go lo trial Icgcther or have separate trials. Disctetionary severance Is HS It should he. It Is the procedure In virtually every other stale. Yel Missouri has watched one criminal case after another go (o pieces because o! our archnlc rule of mandatory severance. Under this rule, six co-defendants obtain six separate trials with the result that many busy witnesses for tlie state become dlssustcd at the delays and waste ot time-, others- may leave the stale In tile middle of such proceedings. Sometimes Iccy witnesses die In these long-diagged-out repetitious trials. And the underworld has used the Intervals lo dispose of vital witnesses. Adoption of the rule of discretionary, severance by Ihc Slate Supreme Court would put Missouri belatedly into step wilh federal criminal practice nml the criminal procedure of nearly all the states. Many other recommendations of this committee nre Just and meritorious. H is proposed, for example, to put a limit on the number or continuances which n leifi.ihtor-lawycr may obtain for a criminal client because of a session ol me Legislature. This racket lias been used thousands «l times to ixistpone trials when delay was merely a stall. Certain existing criminal code provisions were j expressly designed by criminal lawyer-legislators to put Ihc state at serious disadvantage. The icvision committee proposes to correct these. It wants She state lo be allowed to take depositions, now forbidden without reason ot any sort, it wants the state to get notice of an alibi defense In time to check the trtr.h of tlie story. H wants approval for Hie use of alternate jurors. It wants stringent regulations for ball bond procedures to eliminate the abuses rampant among professional bondsmen, particularly In HI. Louis. If all goes according to the schedule of Rlchniil K. I'helps of Kansas City, chairman of the committee, finally dralted rules will be submitted to Hie State Supreme Court by July 1. Six months r.fler approval by the Supreme'court they will be the law of Missouri. Thus will the legislators who have knilrd criminal code reform behind closed doors at JrHcrson Oily be bypassed and dctcatcd. —ST. LOUIS POPT-OISPATCH. Chairman, Lone Witness, One Spectator Consider New Bill THE DOCTOR SAYS •r Edwin P. Jordan, M. D. milieu for NEA Service Surrounding the lungs Is a llti- By llarman w. Nichol« United p r «s staff Correipondenl WASHINGTON, March 8. (U.P.) —Room 34« In the Old House Offics Building is » lovely pl» ce It's a study in red. From lh« costly drapes and thick carpet to the leather chairs which sink In , ,, - - —<>•• deep and on dull days arp liknu. to Inr called the pleura. The pleura i be sleep-provoking ! lies not only between the chest wall | Yesterday. il, e House Judiciary and the lungs but also entends> Subcommittee had advertiseda £« between the lobes of the lungs. | sion. It was to debate a Mil which" When the pleura becomes Inflamed, I would prohibit the operation of pleurisy results. I gambling ships, It sure funded In Acute pleurisy begins suddenly tcrcstinsj. sounaeo in. with a great deal of pain. Pain Rep, Clifford p case of Ne may be fell anywhere around the! Jersey, the commute, ' chest but Is mart common in lower | came down with the i front. A painful dry cough Is com- der. The youngish con mon. In addition to coughing, a neat, in a frrsh chocol deep breath also makes the pain suit, looked around the worse. Fever U generally present. I table and blinked. He The doctor who listens over the ; up there all alone painful area with his stethoscope! He looked down from can usually hear a rubbing sound ! and blinked a couple chninnir.l v;as sitting th e slamt more t!m«. made by the Inflamed pleura un-,! Sitting there, pen poised for action' derneath. When his rub Is present was the committee stenMranh.r' the diagnosis Is established. An I plus an audience of one Me X-ray also helps make the dlag-! Mr. Case asked if there wa> : nmts - i witness to testify. There wasn't at Truman's Urgent Housing Message to Congress Lost in Washington's Maze of Political Slums Hot or cold applications and pain ! It was like a church meeting with killing drugs may be needed to ' the whole congregation bunched in bring some relief. One form of i the back pew. Tlie chairman treatment is to strap the painful side with a wide piece of adhesive (ape which prevents some of the chest movements causing distress. Fluid Accumulation Sometimes fluid accumulates In the space between the lining of the lung or pleura and the chest wall. This 1 5 a complicated condition but not so painful. The fluid may mean that some serious condition such as tuberculosis Is present. However, this Is not always the case. The fluid can be drawn out through a needle. If not caus'f I by tuberculosis, tlm may be sufficient alter two or three treatments. i Besides acute pleurisy there is also a chronic dry pleurisy and chronic pleurisy with accumulation of fluid. Either of these may start gradually or can follow an acute attack. it would be a - said lot, more chummy If everybody moved up close. Senator Knowland took his cue and went up beside Mr. Case. The audienc* i me) scooted his chair up in front of the rostrum. "Mr. chairman," the Senator began very formally, lllce It w« & By Prlcr Kilsoti NKA \Vu.sfihij;li>n Correspondent WASHINGTON (NEA> — President. Truman's .special mc.ssngc :.o Congress on housing was one of his more spectacular fizzles. It w:t.s j mortgage loa lo the Hill while the President ! cr construct!) was touring the Caribbean. In COM- I assembly begins in the factory. grc.ss it was greeted with .supreme There is only one government loa'a agencies, though he doesn't specify j do It by Insuring them an adequate j QUESTION: Is there a cure for detail. return on their investment. This • bronchtcctasis? 2. On prefabricated housing, tlie idea is lifted from the Toft-Wagner- I .ANSWER: There is no sure cure Ellendcr . housing bill. What it | jor bronchiectasis. In advanced ca- means is that the government would i scs. excellent results have been guarantee that the builder made, j obtained with, surgery. Bronchicc- say, 2 per cent. But if net returns 1 tnsis should be prevented if possible proposes that the government's pic.scnt ]tower to guarantee mortgage loans be extended to co; f from the time in elti'ct on such housing now. 3. The President wants the government's present, so-called "Title VI" Insured mortgage loan .authority extended by anollicr $2,000,003,003 on top of the W.500,030,000 authorization granted sin^e the war. Ilnl! ol the new authority should oe earmarked for rental housing, says .dent. He wants this rental to gel preference through ludilference. It wasn't that there wns anything wrong in what the President set lor his goals. They were a million housing units n year for 10 years, pirn shim elimination, moro rural housing, more tental houj- ing, tighter rent controls till tijc housing shortage is relieved, allo- , cation of scarce materials like ! lll e Pi nails and plumbing fixtures, moi-2 ! hotisin research and some new financial I " 10rc '"fcernl terms. He doesn't say gimmicks. j vvhat these terms should be. It i.i Intent of the message «as to get ' understood he means that lowfr the government's housing business ! tiow " Payments or lower interest out ot the postwar emergency sta- I might be required. lus unil io start looking at it on a < 4. The President then calls for j y e long-range permanent basis. The , the government to provide a "sec- :roub!e was that the me.s.'iuge IKK| ondnry marlcet" for home mort.- .<> be read by R lawyer ami a hous- I gage loans. This is tricky. Since the ing CKpevt to undeistaml \v\u\t it ; vvav the government has guavan- was all about. | teed a lot ol Ol and Title VI loans. Breaking Some New (Iroimd : In some areas these loans have Where the President broke new | soaked ilp nil the loose money. People wanting to borrow under sucn conditions have lo pay higher in- trrcst. To relieve this situation, the President suys tlie government slioukl be authorized to buy up :i lot o! these mortgages in areas where there are still acute housing shortages. The people who sol I the mortgages would then ha'.'C tiesh money \vith which to make i new loans. on his project went -above 4 or 5 f by not allowing a chronic cough per cent, rents would have to S" I to go too long without treatment. down. I — 6. Finally, the President wants th public housing act of 1937 revised to allow for today's higher construction costs. This would enable more low-rent housing to be built for the lowest income families. The govern- f ment would subsidise the rent. The I present law authorizes subsidies of up to 445,000,000 « year for 60 years, though only $28.COD.OOO is being expended on 110.000 units. The Tail- ( Wagner-Ellender bill would authci- ' rl?,2 for 45 years subsidies of up to S!03,OCO,OOO on 590,000 public homing unit.s built in the next four "he President wants units built In five years. Issue Roggrd Down Now ; "Be It enacted . . . that as used '"tins act: ,a> The term 'gambling snip means a vessel used principally for the operation of one or mori gambling establishments " to"!' °h se buttfd ln al lh>t p 01 "* also had the absentee members*"* • Ins committee. As if a made , n rn n " CC - J 1 * oul *>'l- be necessary lor the witness to retvat It =,it entile Senator havT"^ c -' He did/He said that yean tCi. gambmg operators used to coal ,V n ship and take It oulsiti R the threeT Then the gamblers would provide people who had a bob or so to risk at the roulette wheel with free "taxi" service out and back The California attorney genera! found his hands tied. Except one nme when the skipper of the gambling ship misplaced • ' and dropped anchor this side of the limit'. Tlie cops went to work, the Senator said, but that wised up the gamblers and never again were they caught with their anchor down | in the wrong place. Senator Knowland said the pro posed law would wear a set of shaip teeth, and allow the bluecoats to , . . , ... . lo "£ "« th = gambling WHS g0 in K on of the club and other citizens give , aboard an American ship the project necessary support, Ever- ; M r . case observed that' the testl- ett B. Gee, owner of the club, has ( mony of the gentleman from 15 Years Ago In Blytheville— his com pass few yards Erection at the Blytheville Country Club of a $10.000 Club House and the building of an ample and well equipped airport will com- announced. The: bunding proposed I by Mr. Gee will provide facilities for dances and social affairs of all ] kinds. There will be a card room What all this amounts to is that I and. suitable dressing room for the grouml was in some of his fancy Bovcnunent financing prop* is a I. 1 ;. ; They were six in nuiubrr: 1. Put Ihc government inlo tlie business of guaranteeing i'Oi:slruc- lion loans. This would enable build- | ers to borrow money before the ; house was completed and ready lor r, mortgage loan. Some government i const ru-tion loans m:y ce obtained ; from Reconstruction Finance Co*'- i position under restricted condi- the President Ix for the Talt- WBgner-Ellender bill, plu.s rent control, phis secondary market for mor- (ages, plus more government aid. The President's menage didn't mention the Senate housing trio by name even once, though the women. Ground was broken today for the construction of Blytheville's new Post Office building at Walnut and Broadway. There are approximately 2000 da- last two of the authors are Demo-1 ily newspapers in the United State--). crats and it's supposed to be a bi- I A bridge is stronger with the partisan measure. [trussing below than above. That's the main trouble over do- ifornla had been enlightening. "lie indeed, had been a good witness.' And did the man in the blue suit out yonder in the audience havr any objections to the bill? (A I didn't. And the hearing stood^ adjourned. Tough Guy Not So Tough In Fact of Old Foe MILWAUKEE <UP) — When an ex-boxer made a pest of himseir In .•v tavern, the bartender called police. - - - i j v, i " Tc " * m *° se "d 12 cops," shouting anything about housing now. i five, East signaled In diamonds by Cfl tno mnn ,. rm tough I" It's bogged down in the political I discarding the three and then the slums. The big scramble is over deuce. At trick six East let go a lions. The President, nppaicnt'.y i government provide an wants tliis authority broadened a:\rl • '"•• —<••" + " -..<«-,,-i r ~ *~ \ possibly transferred to the housing 5. The President proposes that the I who is going to get credit (or what. President's message does not :or private enterprise to build large- i seem to have helped straighten out scale housing projects. He wouHl | the mess one bit. IN HOLLYWOOD BY CRSK1NE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent SO THEY SAY Ammran diplomacy is easy on Ihc brain Inn I'.oll on llic.Icet..—Cliarlrs Cl. Daves, former U. S. vice president. » » p The nation \vil| not lolrr.Tle n cm] KIOIHISKC. If a strike develops, the gnvoinment will Mei> it). —Cyrus S. Chinsr. head Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. • » •» By nny reasonable standard, our hiclnvnys ar» inadequate for today's rtnnanii.--President Tni- man, calling for -Billions for Roads" aid. • • • There Is nothing wrong with the American economy, or wirh the situation in Eviroj>e. that cannot t» remedied and saved by American production.—Walter Reutlier, president, DAW. * * * Who is going to do the protecting? it's ROIIIK lo be the wunc poor old Ol.—Gen. DwiRlit. D. Eisenhower, deriding (lie idea that atom bombs make large armies unnecessary. • « * It would mean that 25,000 more American seamen would hil the beach *nd be unemployed.— Harry Umdebcrg, president, International Seafarers' Union, on transfer of U. S. ships to Eu- lopcan nations. HOLLYWOOD. CNE/U — I've found a typicnl Hollyxvood economy note. Incongruous RS it is. A certain studio, yelling for economy, recently fired an executive. But because of the executive's long years of service \vilh the company, the boys were in ft charitable pioori. They presented token of their ' Eagle-Lion rushed Joan Bennett j through her role in "Hollow Tri- i iimph" three weeks before the film's completion because of her expected bftby. This is the picture In which Paul Henrcid r>'~ys a dual role, murdering himself and then pretending to be the man he | Htm with a little I murdered. appreciation -S1000 * ' ' McKENNEY" ON BRIDGE fhf> f-«C a week for the next five years, providing he doesn't go to work for nnothcr studio. I've also finally found an actor \v]n> has a scnsp of Iiumor almul himself. Fellow by the name of Turhaii Hry. Seems that Turhan Ijcnornl liis r:wor for a couple of ciavs for a bearded still photograph "^cil for a scene in Ihc movie, "Tlip Siiirit- iialisl." And when Turli.iti s^w the slint, lie Tracked: "frosli, I look like a cross IH-- twfen John Barrymore and llaisr the Tup." Hcdy Tainan 1 and Mark Stevens, who just separated friini his \vifc fur Rood, have resumed in the romantic department. , Lucille Ball and Ursl Arnaz will adopt a baby in April. . . . llona Massey and, Jay Kuriz arc enp;\Kctl atraln nftor sonic stormy frs^tons. TUNKSMITH, .1. <J. Bob Crosby's 8-year-old daughter just wrote a sonp. "Drur? Tell Anyone-.* 1 It's so pood lh;it Unb and Unclr ninjr arc havmp u arranged and will warble it on their air shows, Mickey Walker. Ihc fx-ring chntnp, is angling for a film career. Uino Jack Dnnpsey. who may he starred in a \ve.stern .^eric.i. By WMliart K. McKtnner America** Card Authority Written for NEA Service In "The Big Clock." Ray Milland has to chase himself lo solve R murder mystery. Maybe it's/ part of the Hollywood economy wave— eliminating one actor's salary. Not in the script: "Never try to keep things secre.l from your wife.' —Frank Morgan, soon to cclebralc his 351U wedding anniversary. MURDER. SIIK SAYS All maralhan records for feminine telephone conversations tyour wife, fellow, probably Is the local champ) are being broken in Hollywood by Barbara Stanwyck. Barbara picked up a white telephone on Stage 7 at. Paramount 1 for a solid two weeks of gabbing for (he movie. "Sorry, Wrong N\im- | her," Luckily, she does all the talking and listening In bed. us an Invalid rich gal who overhears her murder being plotted via the telephone The bed is extra soft and with the role calling for almost continuous hysteria. Barbara just stays thrre between scenes. It's probably the longest time a camera has ever brrn focused steadily on one star. The nound track picks up the voices of the various people Barbara talk! to and listens to, hut they are outside of camera Your first obligation to your partner In rubber bridge Is to make | the contract. In tournament play you must always play for the" maximum number of tricks. Few players would open today's small heart, and Glick saw an opportunity to make an extra trick. At trick eight he led the ten ol diamonds from dummy, and when East put on the jack. Gltck let him hold the trick. West .showed out, discarding the ten of hearts. East led the queen ot diamonds, Glick won this with the ace and West released the seven of spades. Now declarer cashed the ace of hearts and threw West In the lead wilh a heart, forcing him to lead { from his ten-eight ot spades into ! the ace-nine. If West had kept the seven of spades and thrown away the queen of hearts, Glick would not have i cashed the ace of hearts. He would (have led a small heart, still forcing I West to lead a spade. Two detectives "tough" guy took : the officers. "Johnny Teevan!" arrived. The look at one of he muttered. and walked out quietly. Spectators who were long-Urns ring fans remembered that the belligerent one had been knocked out by Teevan in the first round of A prize fight in 1923. Centenarian Celebrates 100th Birthday Twice BINGHAMPTON, N. Y. IUP) — When Benjamin Franklin Potter celebrated his 100th birthday anniversary, it wns for the second slraigVa year. Alter the first celebration, family records showed Potter was born In Bellns;. Atlcghany County, N. Y., '> ycai Liter than he thought. Glick * A S 4 2 V A2 * A4 * A K 105 4 Tournament—K-W South West North 1 N.T. Pass 2 N. T. 3 N.T. Pass Pass Opening—A J vul. Fast Pass Pass Theatrical Director Sooth nand wilh one no trump. However, Jfff Glick of Miami, who HORIZONTAL 1 Pictured theatrical director, Guthrie —— 10 Illinois city 11 Fondle 12 Elliptical 13 Cover 15 His is Katharine Cornell IB Eat 17 Slide 19 High priest 20 Age 21 Restrain 24 Augmented 26 Pronoun 27 Runic (ab.) 28 Fastened 31 Cvirrcncy 5 Russian name 6 Egyptian river 7 Thallium (ab.) 8 Sorrows 9 Lined a roof 10 Suit UHeap 14 Dreadful 15 *spou?e 18 Cushion 22 Female sheep 23 Color 24 Limb 2.S Song for two 28 Boy 29 On the sound hellered side 40 Stale 30 Slops K Nostrils 33 Level 34 Assent 38 Nearest 39 Mentally 41 Trees 42 Kind of cliecs* 43 Prayer ending 48 Whirlwind 49 Tellurium (symbol) will be one of the highlights of the I 35 Beverage Southeastern regional champion- 36 Hail! gional champi ships tournament to be held at the 'Hollywood Beach Hotel, Hollywood, j Fla.. April 10-18. said thai those 'who use thf point count system might bid one no trump. He did If Liilsc Ralncr could win an i J usl °" * hunch. Oscar for a Uo-minute telephone | If h« had bid • club and later \Vlial Goes Department: Vnrden, the rx-Mrs. Jack sequence in "The Great Ziesfeld." Barbara should win a whole shelf Venita ] ot 'em. Oakic.' "Maybe It will be good when it's checked In at the Oakle home just [all pui together and on the screen." I before. Christmas tor a two-week she groaned to me, "but tight now i visit wilh Jack antl her mother ( I wish somebody would p'Jt R hot iivvlvi Mil! lives wilh the Man.. hniip in my back and take me oul I She's still there. i „[ m y misery." a spade. West very likely would not have opened got the jack spade. Bui Glick of spades opening, which he- won In dummy with lne king. H« counted three spades, it heftit, tive dubs, A diamond. He ensiled nil tlve of the club Irlcks. then the queen of spades. i In the metnthr.c, it Irlcks four and 37 College official 39 Secure 43 War god *« Compass point 45 Eager 46 Males 47 Clears 50 Helmsmen VERTICAL 1 Apportion 2Chlorin (ab.) 3 Lump of clay 4 Son of Jacob (Bib.)

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