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PAGE SIX BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURtER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1947 THE BLYTHBVILLE COUU1KR NEWS : , ) THE COURIER NEWS CO. ; ; J -H.W. HAINES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFF, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Boli National Advertising Representatives; Wallace Witmer Co, New York, Chicago; Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Enured « second elate matter at the post- on ic« at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ot Coni gress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ot Blytheville or eny juburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c pel' week, or 85c per month By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles. H.OO per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 [or three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditation Woe unto the wicked unto evil: lor the reward of his hands shall be given him.—isalan . 3:11. * * * Once the seeds of evil doing nave been planted the harvest of pain will have to be reaped even though repcnlence Is thorough. Those Who Paid the Bill October marks Hie beginning of several weeks of solemn ceremonies in "Hometown U. S. A." throughout the land. .Thai il is Ihis month that the Army's Operation Taps began its vast rebuvial prognini under which more than 250,000 war dead will lie returned •' .to home soil from oversea graves in •', the Pacific and in F 4 iiro|)c. - Mt is most fitting in these troubled days of the Cold War thai we tfive profound thought to the "boys who didn't come home," to the men who paid the bill for peace, which is in several ways further away now than it was when thev laid down their lives. There Are Styles t \ .: I , fuults, no oUit>.' country fun show llieir like. American women, arc proud ot them. American men like to keep an eye on them. Even if money were no object, our men still prefer skirls "just a little below the knee" when standing, and while we'll concede padded shoulders, we want hips streamlined. American men prefer American styles. American women like American men. The stores will sell some I'aris grotestjiien'cs to some women, including those who "just haven't a thing to wear." But the reluctance with which women are buying, once they achieve the nge of awareness toward men, buttresses the argument of us who long have contended .thai if a choice must be made, women will dress fts men like them to. . .'W.- Do women rii-ess lo plcusc themselves? Oi' other women? Or men? Until recently Ihe answer was anybody's guess. Almost everybody did guess, and the question was luuidy for usually good-natured debate when other topics palled. But time marches on, Frenchmen experiment, science finds answers to the de.epest mysteries, and*now—tentatively, with an eye on the nearest exit—we can suggest an answer. Up to a certain age, say 17 or 18, girls dress to resctnble every • other girl so that they won't seem odd, different, old-fashioned, uninformed or economically underprivileged. At that certain age, which varies slightly, girls discover boys. It dawns upon Jill that both her greatest pleasure and her social standing depend upon being attractive lo boys., • Then is when the girl, now a' woman, stops dressing for other girls and begins dressing for the boys, now, in her eyes at least, men. This she probably will continue to do until she reaches an age it would be uiichivalrous to discuss, at which time she can begin dressing for comfort. • This answer gains confirmation from what is happening since French designers tried to force new styles on American women, with longer skirts, false hips, bustles, doodads, thingamajigs and a wide variety of petites machines here and there. Figuring that women would rave over the first style change since the war began, stores cut-priced their old slocks, cleaned them suit, and took svhat one buyer calls "the worst shellacking since the short skirt came in in 1925." They stocked up with new styles and waited for customers. They're stilt waiting, you'll see models, and some extremists, wearing what Paris ordered. You'll find it on high school upper-classwomcn and col- ' lege freshmen and sophomores, while Daddy sits home massaging his aching checkbook. But that's about all. • The average older girl and woman is staying away from dress shops until she is driven there, and then she picks closest she can find to the styles . tried to tak from her. Because the new styles are, jfcrding to Miss Traphagen. of the Traphagen School of Fashion, un-American? Because they are reactions to what we laugh at in pictures from the Gay Nineties? Because they demand excess material in a time of scarcity ? Maybe a little. But what really matters is those Jrim legs, those tidy waists, those smooth hips the gals have spent *ear» developing. With all their VIEWS OF OTHERS Who's to Blame? Whatever the extent uf the food ".shortage" there is no famine of opinions on wtio is t» ,.blame (or hifch prices. The lady of the house who docs the shopping, blames the retailer—lie's closest to the family pockclbooK. The retailer blames \lie wholesaler for the same reason, and the wholesaler says. "1 can't help It, llxey Have raised the prices"—tiic "they" being those from whom lie buys. Speaking generally, the politician blames prices on his opponent, or perhaps on tile fact that during the war people were educated to cat more, and they can't quit, And, ol course, Mr. Trunyin shares the blame because he is President, and there is considerable tradition tor putting the'blame for everything on the cinel executive. Mr. Truman has his say by indicating Ins belief that we waste too much. Several lumbermen In the Northwest were quoted as saying It is all a Russian plot. Russia is deliberately stirring up trouble in Europe so we will have to send food to the starving countries which will boost prices until we "go bust." And then, there's the tine old philosopher whom a New York Times Magazine writer quoted as follows: "All the yipping and yapping, and blaming the other fellow strikes me as pretty silly. The trouble is. everyone wants to : clip his straw in the punch bowl and suck for all he's worth. The big business, iellows are greedy I warrant, but some of us farmers have salted away v plenty these last few years. I just teel sorry for some folks who nin't got such a. long straw to suck with right at this time." If that be the answer, let's tuiji to Timothy 6:10, which says "For the love of money is the root of all evil; which while some coveted after, they have erred from the [aim, and pierced them through with many sorrows." — ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT. It's the Untenable Position's Only Defense £** BARBS By HAL COCIIIIAN Don't blame it on the pumpkin. Mom, u the pie turns out to be a Crost_ * » * We have learned at last ivhal is to h ecu me of the younger generation. Tlicy will trow up. kindergarten Accounting Class} Loses Track of 2 Billion Dollars] U.S. Has Ignored Many Insults From Yugoslavs; 'Incidents' Discourage Better Understanding THE DOCTOR SAYS SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON ': ftebmvt 11:1-8, 39-VI; 12:1-2 By WILLIAM E. GILKOY, D. D. There coulrt be no better definition of laith than that given by the author of the Book of Hebrews, it is "the substance at :hings hoped for. the evidence ol things not seen." As such, it Is trie essence and foundation of all religion; but it Is more than that, It underlies, and Is the motive power of, all creative activity, If not of all life. The poet, the artist, sees hi* compltshed work first of all in vision, but without faith the idea, the vision, ' would never he accomplished. He sees the substance by faith, and if the power to create is there he makes it real for others. So, also, in life; il we had no Jaitli In a tomorrow, there would be little meaning or incentive in life today. It Is here that religious faith finds its true significance and meaning, it is the onchoraee for souls, when everything seems \i be going wrong. It Is in a very rca" BV FREDERICK C. OTHMAV (United Press Staff Correspondent)! WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. (UP)-I Heach for the smelling sails, fellnwl taxpayers; here we go again with] the sorry tale of a kindergarten clas; keeping track of 12,000,000,000. Casn| money. Ours, The kiddies meant well, but theirl bubble gum jammed the gears of I the accounting machines, nobody! knows exactly now where all iurl billioas went. It, I The Comptroller General, it tuf/isl out. couldn't make sense of- the| books of the Federal Public Housing Authority, which spent the bil-l lions of hurry-up houses for war| workers. So he hired Price. Waterhouse & Co.. the celebrated account-1 ants, to see if they could discover! precisely what happened to the »2,-1 OOO.COO.OOO. They tried, birt they found «o| many mistakes that they gave up. I They couldn't make heads, or tails I cither, from the books for 1945.1 They said last year's accounts were- [ n't much better. So the Senate Executive Expendl- I lures Committee called an invest!-1 gallon. Sen. Homer Ferguson of I Mich, cried, "Fraud," But when lie I sajd it, he had not heard about I the toddlers in the hair ribbons tin- [ kering with the adding machines. I Herbert Emmerich, a bald little sense, "the evidence of things not I man with rimless eyeglasses and a seen," (or It links life with unseen ! hurt expression, was defending him- BY PETER E11SOX NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON. Oct. 17. <NEA>— How much annoyance from smalltime dictators Ls the United Stales supposed to put up with before it. begins to get mad, The question is raised by the Uvo- and-a-haH-year record of gratuitous insults to this government by Marshal Tito's Federal Peoples' Republic of Yugoslavia—familiarly known to the GI's at Trieste as "The Ju, American embassy guard it Bel- i der violations by U. S. planes, grade got tanked up one night, ! YUGOSLAVS IMPRISON swiped a Jeep, drove It over the curb and killed a Yugoslav officer. Diplomatic immunity was claimed for the guard, named William Wedge, but he was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined $80CO, as yet unpaid. In July, 1946. two Yugoslav officers were killed in a patrol clash in the U. S, zone of Venezia Qiulia, where the Yugoslavs had no busi- promote Against the background of the ad- i ^ gu,,, thSgs don't miucdly touchy situations at Trieste ! "^mlstdn any n!ace and in Greece, there has been a mCTClsll 'P a »y ?'»«• long list of incidents that have worn ' °" Jul >' 2 ' u - s - MaJ - Hichard U, S. diplomatic nerves raw trvlns \ Coombs wa - s declared persona non lo keep the peace ' ! grain by the Jugs. -The charge "was "In all fairness' it must ue ad- «' that hc hatl Interfered with the ar- mitted that the American record is ' rcst of a Yugoslav who had made not perfect. During the war, the la'.e Mayor LaGuardia ol New York, In broadcasts to Italy, promised that Trieste and Venczia Giulia would remain Italian. That made the Yugoslavs sore, and right after V-E Dny, Tito's forces moved up to lake over, with many border incidents. The U. S. military government officials in Germany made the mis- _ _ take of arming Yugoslav guards m | Army transport carrying nine Amer- displaccd person camps. They called themselves tin 1 Royal Yugoslav Armv and apparently hatched a plot to overthrow Tito. Secretary of State Byrnes ordered this business broken up. But there has been interminable delay in screening and repatriating the 70.000 Yugoslav nationals still iield in British and American zones Germany and Austria. That has net helped. INCIDENTS PIZEVKXT UNDERSTANDING On top of such major issues, an | Tito has prolested 110 n'lieged bor- Many a man stopped being boss in his homo — when his wife and kids returned from vacation. * * * II gels dark early these rtaj.%. The Hole-in- One Club should grow considerably. • » • Famous after-vacation last lines: Where dirt it all go? SO 7 THEY SAY America's sacrifices in the past two wars will b* wiped out- unless some way Is foivnd to stop trying to live peacefully together In a world —Sen. styles Bridges (R) of New Hampshire. The American standard is bnsed on exports and international trade. Almost all countries can't pay in dollars now. Any UuU"d states help helps the United States. It is a form ot self-help^—Trygve Lie Sccrciary General ol uie UN. With two diametrically opposed ideologies Irving to live peacefully together in a world which has become dismayingly shrunken lor safety and comfort in this atomic a?e. \var is ccrttainly a possibility.—MA].-Gen Robert s. Bcightlcr. president. War Personnel Board. » * » How can CoiiRrcw fosslbly act to r.w the European crisis before it solves the problem' of scarcity and inflation at home?—Walter Retither, president, United Auto Workers. The development of the machinery o! the United Nations has been hampered b\ the excessive use of the veto.— Sccrctiuy ot Defense Forrestal. I want to say right here—and jay most emphatically—that .Hie nation is hc.u;m g toward another depression—a depression that, could easily mike the l»st one appear to be only a minor economic Ktbeck.—Philip Murray, president, CIO. • an anti-Tito speech at an American Memorial Day rally. Later that month, Leo Hoch- slcttrr of Ihe U. S. UNRRA staff, was ordered out of the country by the Russian chief of mission for protesting against censorship of UNRRA reports. Then, on Aug. 9, Yugoslav planes forced down an unarmed U. S icans and one Turkish officer. Ten days later a second transport was shot down, killing its crew of five U. S. airmen. An ultimatum was sent to Tito, but two hours before it was delivered the nine American survivors of trie first plane were released with an apology and indemnity was promised for victims of the second. Families of the five have been paid $30,000 each, but settlement for the planes is still being negotiated. AMXRICAN Then an American citizen named Hock Stolckcl disappeared. After three U. S. notes of inquiry, the Yugoslav government in September admitted he was being held, charged with photographing prohibited objects. He was sentenced to four years, imprisonment, but was released after five and a half months. In September, the Yugoslavs closed the U. S. Information Service library and reading room in Belgrade. It was allowed to reopen in December only on condition Us radio news bulletins would not be posted. _ ' .. ' In October Robert : Burnup, an UNDRA construction engineer, was arrested for espionage', but released on promise to leave the country. Then came the most serious c,f all U. S. charges—that 79 American citizens were known to be held 'n slavery in Yugoslav prison camps. Hundreds others were thought to be so held. Some were hired out without pay. Of the 19 known cases, six have been released, eight have escaped, seven have died in camp, three have been forcibly taken to the USSR, and two have been condemned to death. One ot those condemned is thought to have been executed. Efforts to get release of the other 53 have to far been unavailing. Then last month came the three incidents in which U. S. soldiers were seized by Yugoslav forces in Venezia Qiutia. The Ameriacns were in each case held a few days, then released after sharp protest from the U. S. government. 'N^, spiritual facts and sources that only faith can know. j Tlie Hebrews author expounds ; the meaning ol this soil of faith j by Its great examples; and these ! In (heir very nature ar e irnprcs- j sive and instructive. They have | to do with matters that were dlf- j ficult and doubtful — journeying ' into a new, far-otf, and unknown land; trusting promises that were as yet far from fulfillment: facing .suffering, persecution, and dealh —all that men. In one way or another, have faced, and will face, even In an atomic age. And his story is of those who, through faith, wei'e builders and conquerors. , It is. or ought to be, an inspiring story for today. What the work! needs above all else is the faith to overcome disaster, and the faith to go on in spite of peril and difficulty. It mvisl be more than the faith which is the power tn create, or the faith of the explorer and scientist, in seeking discovery and knowledge. These, In themselves, have only enlarged and increased man's problems and dangers. They must be subject to a higher faith if discovery and knowledge are to bring to humanity life-saving and life-giving power, rather than destruction. This is the place of religion, and the world's need of it. The ancient writer said that without faith it is impossible to please God; and it Is God's provision for man's life that without faith, he cannot work out his own salv^.ion. •IN HOLLYWOOD By KRSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. Oct. 17. (NEA) — Exclusively Yours: Brian Donlevy's stage appearance in Detroit — he'll get Slf.c.oo (or in per- -formanccs — will help pay the 520,000 he spent ( m those detectives . . .You haven't heard the last Of the Mark Stevens' domestic troubles. He came home for two clays, then had another fight and walked out. Current status: They'll try it again. L. B. Mayer just gave Loraia Danker a 15-carat diamond ____ Llndn Darnell will continue with that blonde i Forever Amber) hair in her new film. "The Walls of Jericho." .... Vic Mature and Dorothy Barry, a I'asartrna socialite. arc Hearing the altar. She leaves a hospital soon after a long illness. .. .I'm sorry to hc:ir that Bu | Lancaster's sudden fume has increased his Uat size by a couple of inches. I If it's a tioy. DclxirLtn Krrr j "ill tiatnr liim Antlniny Hartley i U. If it's a girl. l»rr m-,i!r \vill ' lie .Melissa ..... Tin NCiiucl to . "The Jolson Story" has reached ll:c writing stage. KOON'KY STII.i, MOONY All still serene with the- Mickey R"i'in-y.s. Tliry rclcbuilrrt his VT> 'i bivllulry :'ud tt'.cir t'.livf! wcildins: .innivrrsary a! the Cii.xntc- ' rl-:i . . . lloiu M;-.f.s?y will mike' hr-r nipin rlub singing dr'out at Ihr Versailles In N'e,v York when Mif completes her role in 'In old Los An^clCf. " .. txmard G. Rol>- ituon jskcd Eddie Cantor to he technical advisor on his new fi.m for U. I. -what's the name o* the Picture?" nskcd C.intor. 'All My S'.'iv." replied Hobinson, durkit)-;. Overheard ;1 ( , preview: 'I litre's rcallv imllilnj WIOIIK i ""I' tlu\ picture Hist l audience wnn'l • •••••••••» •*«••••••••••• her divorce suit. Fraiikle C'arie's new novelty tune, still unpublished. "The High Cost of Living," may be adopted by tile Republican Na- titmal ,convention as its theme sons. IVOODV DIDN'T Woody Herman's pony-playing losses are setting a new high even for filmtown. Economy note: There will b« 11 fantastic sels without walls for the 11 ilrcam sequences In "Christopher Blake." Art Dircrtnr John! llcckinan is hiking the bcras. Columbia will the publicity drums for an Oscar for Susan I'ctcrs ill "Slpn of the Ham." If there was one for courage. Su.-ie would win It h.inds down.. .. Dane Clark Lilmosl started a fist fight when someone referred (o him as "the poor man's John Garficlri." Competition tor Lassie—M-G-M is importing another Collie named "Ross" from Scotland.... Peter Lawtord is spending all his extra change tins week on telephone calls to Marilyn Buferd in New York The legs that helped win Clavidette Colbert an Oscnr in "It Happened One Night" will be hidden in "State of the Union.' that this hand was actually played by Lou Ulshen of Los Angeles. Ul- shen Is one of the players whom the eastern experts will meet «t the Coronado, Calif., tournament, Nov. 7 to 11. Even if you have seen the hand before ,it Is »n exceptionally interesting one and should teach you the theory of unblocking, In case a similar situation is dealt to you some • 15 Years Ago In Blytheville — self when 1 dropped in. As war-lime J chief of the PPHA he said he was 1 so busv building houses—including S23,000,000 worth ol trailers which may eventually be accounted for j —that he didn't have time to Je^ track of his bungling book keejjj "Why didn't you fire some' 'em?' 1 asked E. B. Van Horn, the | committee counsel. "I, never knew whether I could ' replace them." Emmerich said. | "Whole floors of accountants in our building went oft to war and it was very difficult to get new ones." That exasperated Van Horn. H» | said it took no great mind to make a little mark when a dollar came ' in and another little mark In another column when a dollar went out. "Elementary high school stuff," Van Horn shouted. "These simple little errors were made to the tune of millions of dollars and yet nothing was done except conferences and more conferences." flushed, lie jumped up, waved both hands and cried: "If it was a highschool Job, we had to take kindergarten people to do it. We couldn't get (pjalified people. We had to take youngsters, young giris, anybody, to try and get the job done." s He sat down. He said he objected to Van Horn's words—and Sen. Herbert R. O'Conor of Md. called upon account D. F, Saxton for the horrid details. Horrid, that is, to a certified public accountant. The tall, gray-haired Saxton said the books wece chaotic. Most of the time he couldn't tell who'd paid for what, or when. He held up a 100-page typewritten list of unpaid bills from the New York regional I It included a 17.500 gas bill and :onstruction of the i S150.000 worth of paychecks o-.||A i building at Bly- to c!crks tmm 18W "But they were paid?" asked Sen. O'Conor. Probably, ' said Saxton, but no- body'd ever know it from looking Bids on the ne\v post oltice building at Bly thcville will be opened Nov. 29, postmaster J. H. Elkins has been advised by the treasury department. It is hoped to have the And there were 10 regional of- .fices," 'sighed the Senator. "Thl* was just one of 'em." There'll be more later about the kindergarten. If you'll give me building approved by Dec. I and | a t ths books, work will start soon "after the first of the year. The annual tournament for the golf championship of the Blytheville country Club will get under , way Sunday with John Caudill. | sniff from that ammonia bottle, youthful champion of the club de- taxpayers, I'll try to keep us inform- fending his title he won in 1931. ed Caudill will meet R. N. Ware Jr.. in the opening round of the championship play in which 12 others have also been entered. Bodies of Elderly Man, Woman Found in Cabin HUNTSVILLE. Ala., Oct. 17. (UP) —The battered bodies of an elderly man and his wife were found yesterday in their lonely log cabin in Moore Hill community near here, apparent victims of robbers. Circuit Solicitor Jeff D. Smith ssid that evidently Mrs. Jesse Norman was bludgeoned to death and *AQ5 VKQJ10 » QJ10984 4b None Tournament—Neither vul. South 1 • 3 » 5*. We it 24 Pass Pass Pass Norlh Double 3V 4 « Opening—A K East 2* Pass Pass Pass 17 Little Rock Man Dies LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Oct. 17. iUP> — Funeral services for William I. Moody. 79, well-known Little Rock business man who died at his home Wednesday, were conducted at the First Baptist Church here yesterday, with the Rev. R. C. Campbell in charge, of the service. cabin. Norman's He was known to carry consider*jjjt money at times, .Smith said. ' V pockets were emptied. Smith said they were killed about the time Norman usually came home the house ramsacked by robbers. He j for supper. Their bodies were not said apparently the murderers wait-; discovered until yesterday, cd in the house for her husband who Sheriff Claude Harwell's entire evidently was shot as he alighted from a truck in front of the log iorce went to the log cabin but reported finding no clues. Hobo Author 6 Limb 7 Lieutenant (ob.) 8 Si-i earned 3 Paired lOMnlc sheep 12 Wei 13 He w;is known as Ihe 29 Rox writer time in the future. Il you have not j seen it before, let me suggest that | you go to work on it, avid see il you can make seven hearts, then check your results with the method cm- She's wearing all her skirts long, j ployed by Lou Ulshen. On McKENNEY ON BRIDGE more I' 1 •• - wantnl 10 make a tlir O ywirl.v .1 support of Rebecca. Mama inFist- Rila llayworlh's atlorucvs cd on weekly p;m-in J»« «"k, of'eii,,, Orson glins mrr acreed antl RH.-i fit Tin's Grand Slam Is ttasily Missed BY WILLIAM E. MfKEN'NF.Y America's C'ard .V.ithorily Written for NEA Service It seems to me that I have seen this hand before .either in n book, c,r a prc'olem. or maybe on one of nvy own articles. Nevertheless., the bov* on the Pacific «M«t tell m« trick cue. declarer must be very careful. He wins with Ihe ace bust must not discard a spade from dummy. He must discard the four of diamonds, The five of hearts is then played and won by dummy with the ten, The ace of spades is cashed and the king of diamonds discarded from declarer'* hand. The five of spades is ruffed with seven of hearts. The eight ot hearts is won by dummy's Jack, and the queen of spades trumped with the ace of hearts. The nine of hearts is overtaken with the o.uten »nd the king of hearts is played, picking up West's last tramp. Declarer discards the tee of diamonds on this trick, and then he can run all the good diamonds lor the balance of the trlcki. HOK1ZONTAL 1,4'Piclurcd Kite author 9 Rhythm 11 Mountain i i(lj;es I?, Owns 14 Domesticating IGFalc 18 Mnn's name 20 Wire measures ISNole of scale 21 Sling around 17 Golf terms 22 Fattened slccr IB Exacficrale 24 The ones hero 21 Clouds i'lSlranger 23 Expunge 26 Underworld 27 Sun £orl 23 Heredity nnil 29 Rails 32 Scandinavian 36 Put 37 Enlarge 38 Gcil oft 39 He was also : surgeon 4 3 Bess •14 Operated •45 Leaps •17 Observe •18 Infirm SO Properly Mem 52 Combats 53 Small mass VERTICAL 1 Joked 2 Pronoun 3 Encountered •I Appendage 5 Vases — /i IjVH IAIN I ISiM'Qi' Sfel^tSkL-JgBti! 5:ci"eiy: 31 Precipitated 33 Employed again 34 Sno\vy rain 35 Otherwise 24 Makes weaker SO High 40 Repents 41 Hebrew deity 42 Greek letter 4n Contend — •IGCoinpass pc^|^ JDChnos 51 Samarium (symbol)

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