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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 3, 1947
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* AGE FOOT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BLtraKVlLLE COURIER NEWS . THE oomtm NEWS co. • at * BAUDG* JAMES L, VKRHOEFF, BdHor D. aTOMAN, ttHtVUot U*M»«r 'sole NattMWl AdverticUf illac* Wluaw O*. Nwr York, Chicago, Detroit./ Published : Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered a* atcorid (ilasi matter at th« post- «eic* at Blyihevlllr, Arkansu, under act o> Con- Crest. October 1. 1»17. Served by the United PTCM SUBSCRIPTION 'RATES: By carrier In th» 'ctty o! BlythevilU or any auburban town where carrier service ts main- labMd. We ptt w»*k. or »e per month By mall, within a radius of SO miles, S4.00 per year, $1.00 for »lx months, u.oo for three montbi; by nail outside 50 mile tone. 110 00 per fear payabU to adrano*. Meditation We who *ft strong ought to bear wllh the failings of thit wa«k, and not to p!e>*e OUTMIVM; let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to tdify him.—Romaoi ii:l-2. • • • fta math that b *on« for the weak 4o«s not flatat them nor doe* It give thaca real anA kmflt. Forget It, Please It will be some time yet before the flush of embarrassment leaves the rosy cheeks of those Colorado schoilma'ams who thought Washington drafted the Declaration bf Independence, Aaron Burr assassinated Lincoln, Robert E. Lee was president of the Confedracy, Cap'n John Smih married Pocahontas. Scandalous. Unbelievable. What is education coming to' Anybody ought to know the answers to such questions. So —quick now—10 seconds to answer— \Vho_did marry Pocahontas? Birthday With Wings Pan American Airways has just observed its 2pth birthday. The age of adulthood in .Ihis country Is 21, but P»n America^ it international, and surtly it would be niggling to Question that, at 20, it has come of age. It WM Oct. 28, 1927, that a frail wooden-winjed 10-passenger Fokker F-7 was babied across, the 90 miles of •water separating Key West from Ha' vana, at 85 miles an hour. This was not the first international passenger, service. That was opened in 1920-bye the. Royal, Dutch,-Line, KLM, between-.Amsterdam and London. ;It was not the first scheduled Amer- icaii;,p*ss*njrer''service. The Air Transport' Association credits Western Air Express, now Western Air Lines, with that for. its 660-mile service between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, open,td April .17, 192C. Nor was it the first American •cheduled service in planes primarily for passengers. On July 6, 1926, Philadelphia Rapid Transit cashed in on the Qu*ker City's aeaquicentennial by ; opening regular passenger service between Philadelphia and Washington. , But the very pettiness of these he- finninjrs serve to emphasize the courage required by Juan Trippe when he got hold of f300,000 and undertook regulw over-water international service of any kind. During the first six months of 1947, Pan American carried 457,817 paying passenger* an average of 1100 miles each on its Latin American, At. lantic, Pacific and Alaska division. That wai three out of every four pass- tnjtera flown by all U. S. International air lines. It was more than half of ths total of passengers handled by all international lines, domestic and foreign, •erving our shores. During those six months, Pan American'* mor* than 200 planes, most of th«m four-motored and many capable «f tarrying more than 50 passengers - *t a »pe*d of 300 miles an hour v -ere •chedujed for almos't 29 million miles' of flight. Except for the Alaska di' TisJoa, their performance was above •7 per c«nt. Not withstanding costs and lingering, timidities, only four of the 19 do- aestic airlines reported in American ATi»Uon ; handled M many passengers u Pan American during the fj rsl hillf Of 1947,d only two boasted as manv American, TWA and United t iv« fint-class transoceanic service to the far place*. Their planes, their services, - chtr««a arc comparable to Pun tai'i. More than 15 foreign flag ^s«rve this country, mostly with '-IB-built plane*, often w ith piloU, giving w good, « a fe service as our own. But American lines still handle 75 per cent of trans-Atlantic and 90 per cent of trans-Pacific and Caribbean business, and Pan American carries three-fourths of !t, Pan American pioneered, took the big original risks, gambled lives-and huge sums of money against unguess- able odds—and won. So, a few days late, we are happy to say to Pan American: Happy Birthday. Keep 'em flying, ilay the shadows of your w.ings never grow less. VIEWS OF OTHERS The Fulbright Plan Within a few months several-hundred Americans will leave the United States to study, conduct research, and teach in foreign universities. They art the vanguard of aetre'val thousand who, ovar a JO year period, are expected to take advantage of a unique experiment V International relatlont sponsored by the federal government. The project Is the brainchild ol Senator r"ul- brlgVit of Arkansas, and It stands out as one ol the tew bright tpots ^n the darkening world scene. It will be financed to the extent ot some {140,000,000, In an ingenious and painless way. Rather than demanding cash—winch It probably couldn't jet anyway—lor the surplus war goods left-.behind by our armies In Europe and Asia, the government Is accepting puyment in the form of educational subsidies for American student*. This means that the nations concerned can settle the debt by upending Ihclr own money at home, thus preserving their dollar credits tor the Import of badly needed goods. The students and teachers who will participate In the, program are being carelully selected by the state Department with the assistance ol the Institute of international Education which has had broad experience In handling exchange students under private grants. While the program obviously will be of considerable personal benefit to them, the nation also stands to gam much from their residence abroad, As Senator Fulbright. himself a Rhodes scholar, recognizes, 'personal contact is the quickest route to mutual understanding among peoples. The American studenu will-eerve as unofficial ambassadors of good will to tha major nations of the world— except Rus»(a and her satellites which, ss usual, have declined to participate. The Fullbrieht plan, as It Is called In recognition of th« Arkunsan's notable efforts in Its behalf, may seem i small thing in relation to the mounting tide ( of international misunderstanding. But it has an Importance beyond the immediate questions of day-to-day foreign policy, for it stands as evidence that Americans are still looking toward the dap when the world will, in act ) be one. —ARKANSAS GAZETTE. A Reliable Baby Sitter Would Be a Great Comfort MONDAY, NOVEMBER'S,' 1947" BARBS By HAL COCHRAN About the only thing you can't get on time these days Is menls. * * • Student-, at a Missouri school petitioned (or an afternoon nap as part of lh c course. They probably Just wanted to make tt official. * * • A new baby nukes the days brighter, tsys a doctor, and during th« teething period It brlghl- ens up the home by night, too. • • • H taies an awful lot of practice to learn to kiss like an amateur. • * • An Ohio baby was born with four teeth. Holey nivplei SO THEY SAY Ttie overwhelming majority of the people or the United States wants peace, not war, and the government of the United Stales Is responsive to the wishes ot the . people.—James F. I Bym»B, former secretary of state. Unless tile whole world achieves greater wealth and aecurit}^ America cannot hope to maintain high living standards. \V« are all In one boat together mid if it sinks at one end, It clnki all over.—Henry Ford II. . The economy at home must be saved before we can save Europe. This U the first condition lor success of the Marshal; Plan.—Sen. Claucie 1'epper (U) of Florldn. I think it Is a wise policy lor ail college president* to slay out of politics.—Sen. Robert A. TaTt <RI of Oljio. • * « U the German unions rcluse to oD:y orders lh«J can hardly expect us to keep shipping In food to feed tltem.-Ocn. Lucius D. Clay, commander U. s. Forc'cs in Germany, The United States flioulrt never «i;ain provide a prospective enemy with iiiMtilUs ol war such M vt so blindly did to Japan 10 years ago. This U the time to be realistic. Tills is the lime to save future American lives.—Rep, Ettlth Nourse Rogers (R) of Mass, , ' * • The American public is more conc?rncrt about the high cost of living Mian about any other domestic Ijsws.-Sen. Raymond E. Baldwin (R) of Conn. CARE WHILE YOU'RE AWAV/ -.^a******* Needy European Countries Overestimate Sums They Are Likely to Get Under Marshall Plan By I'KTKR lillSOX NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTOr., Nov 3. <NEA> — When tresses. This may b= a conservative ' WILL U. S. DOLLARS estimate. • ENRICH PERON? The reason the French people Argentine wheat at $5 a U.S. Taxpayers, Senator Insists, Should Know About New Garden DOCTOR SAYS THI ; By WILLIAM A. OVBIEN, M. D. Written for KEA ferric* When you are thinly, take a drink of water. If you are not thirsty, you are getting a sufficient supply .with your food. The old idea that t\ery- one should drink six or eight (1 asset of water a day did not take Into account the varied needt of the body—age, body temperature, exercise, and the temperature and humidity of the surrounding area. Although tnan may live for some time without food, by eating the reserve supply In the body, It Is Impossible to go without water for more than * short tune. The body li a ehemieal machine in which all the reactJoni take place in watery solutions. In the absence «f water, the body die*. The younger body contains relatively more water than the older, but. In spIU of this, infants and young children are more prone to develop water lack. An Infant who has been sick a few days with vomiting, diarrhea or high fever will quickly develop a flabby, wrinkled skin and an aged appearance of the face. The body Is supplied water from drink, foods containing water, and the water which, is formed when chemical reactions take place in the body: Water is lost from the body through urine, excreta, perspiration and exhaled air. The body retains a slight excess of water at all times, but, when this amount drops, a.sen- sation of thirst Is stimulated which makes us take a drink. EXTRA WATER NEEDED In infections, extra water Is necessary because of fever, vomiting or diarrhea. When the water level In the blood rises above > certain point, the excess passes out In the urine but this does not flush out poisons, as some persons have been led to believe. In the seriously ill, especially in infants and young children, the thirst may not be a reliable guide for the amount of drinking water needed. In some hospitals patients are weighed every day to determine how much water they, have lost, which is then replaced. + BY FREDERICK C. OTHMAN (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. (TJP)— Now we seem to be re-planting ths Garden or Eden. With an apple orchard, I hope. This horticultural enterprise of us taxpayers In Biblical lands Is no mere tale from the Arabian Nights, though some people, including Ben. Owen Brewster of Maine, regard It as a kind of Arabian Nightmare. £audl Arabia, to begin at, the beginning, Is a large expanse of sand, with bedouins on top, and oil beneath, King Ion Saud, who has a small goatee, several wives in an atr-condltloned harem, 35 children at last count, and a high regard (or the clink of golden coins. Is sitting pretty on top oJ his petroleum. The allies, meaning mostly the. U. S. A., slipped him WO.OOO.OOO worth of stuff early In the war «o his majesty wouldn't get any funny ideas about selling oil to A. Hitler. The Arabian American Oil Co., now owned by four ot the bigsest U. s. oil outfits, made a further deal with King Ibn to pay him four gold shil.'.'ijs per barrel on all the oil It, pumped from his desert. The company, hereinafter to be. called Aramco, sold a small ocean of this fuel to our navy for »1.95 a barrel. Sen. Brewster and Co., on the War Investigating Committee, think this is odd when other customers got it ior much less. The senators figure that the Navy paid about $36,000,000 too much ;they have called in the gold-braided gentry and the oil moguls to explain. When I dropped in on the proceedings in the Senate caucus room, the genial vice-president of Aram- co, James Terry Duce (rhymes with goosr), was doing the explaining. His majesty in the burnoose, it turns out, is in the driver's seat. He merely claps his hands when he wants anything, from a refrigerator in the harem to a private airplane, and he gets It. Aramco helps him build roads, railways, and whatever. It treats his subjects in its hospitals. It pays to be'nice to the king; he can shut the faucet on the oil whenever he wants. Duce testified that lor one reason or another It costs about twice as much to produce oil in Saudi Arabia as in Texas. He said take QUESTION: What Is the cause the litt!e matter of the King's de- of a cyst of the thyroid.? What Is I cision to irrigate the wilderness in gurcs were completely unrealistic, i bills while there Is all this hidden ron> The aid requested under the four- wealth In " obviously greater llian needed. Tills over-estimate was called to Cthrr reliable reports in Wash- ! holdup, ington Indicate that French agricul- ' U. S. to provide the dollars for this The iwhtical ressurectlon of Gen- The attitude of the cabinet was that all the other governments In the IG-nation Paris conference for European economic co-operation would submit inflated demands. If the Dutch did not do likewise, It was felt they would be at the bottom of the list and would therefore look bad I This story Is typical of the Miir- shall Plan criticisms which nv» now piling up In Washington. They are all going to spill out on the floor of the House and Senate in the coming special session of Congress. KlMtOl'KANS IIAVB >!OAKIH-:i> lill.I.IONS Another flnw to be found concerns the hoarding and concealed assets of the European people. Jean Monnet, French economic srain possible puts a further strain on U. S. ability to meet Europe's ! stated wheat requirements. All-these vicious criticisms should lot be misunderstood. Few oon- Ti „ T> -n i, ,., - - j Bressmen and no officials of the The British problem is sized Truman administration want to up (luite differently by these same : write off the ald-to-Europe job «s authoritative sources. To increase 1 impossible. They realize, that Eu- Brltain's basic coal production, i rope must be rehabilitated or there mere mechanization and Introduc- i will be chaos. As one congress- tion of American mining methods man puts It, "Aid to Europe Is a nre DO longer considered sufficient. | gamble that the United States has Britain's basic trouble Is said to j to take." be lack ol consumer goods. There j Doubts aboul the four-year. 120- . Ls nothing In the stores to buy. So the mmers work billion aid program are largely , , J ess t!lan tneir expressions or "determination to full week and spend the extra time : produce a plan that In Ihe country trying to find an extra egg or a few ounces of butter. And the U. S. Is askerl to supply the extra coal the British don't mine. The possibility .of surplus Russian wheat being thrown into llr work. Machinery will have to be set up to guarantee Hint the aid goes where It Is intended. There Is Insistence that the mistakes of UN| RRA and Lend-Lease must not be It is only by constructive crlti- - nlnnners has estimated thai at political balance next spring, when ' clsm that the bugs are go!n» to be least »z billion In gold and Swiss- Europe* food supplies . will bn at DDT-ed out of the Marshall Plan francs may he hidden by frugal | IhMr lowest, clouds the whole pic- | and a healthy, practical program Frenchmen In their socks and mat- lure. 'evolved - IN HOLLYWOOD BY KRSKINE JOIINEON NEA Slaff Corrpsjiondcni BY ERSKINE .IOHNSON NKA Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. Nov. 3. <NEA) — Every film studio in Hollywood was after Henry :uorgnn. They wined him and dined him and they told him he was great. "Here." they said, as they pushed contrr.ts and fountain pens (the kind that write under pressure) under his nose. But Henry thanks." Henry wanted Morgan said, "No, of "sensational, colossal and breathtaking"? No. sir. The trailer for the film will be devoted to the dullest parts, with Henry doing a hilarious narration. "I'm soing to £ive 'cm the worst," he said. "If they want to see the other stuff, they'll have to pay." Henry's love scene with Virginia Orey will, no doubt, be in the trailer. Even though, as he says. "Ihe scene Is very short, very da'r.c . to see a script—a and they shot It over my shoulder. stcry— something besides a lot of I SISTERS IN CORSETS - He didn't want to come to Hollywood and play gin rummy beside a swimming pool while somebody tried to figure out something for. him to do. He dldn'i want to be sucked into a movie that wasn't right (or him Just bcctuiso people were laughing at his jokos on the radio every week. So the slv.riio boys who 'A'eiil to Ne\v York to woo him came back to Hollywood with aspirin bottles in or.e hand and headaches to KKAMKlt SEI.I.S HIM Lik^ a number of women. Joan Cairfield and Veronl:a Like ar* very much opposed to the corset industry's plot to put American women back In corsets. McKENNEY ON iRIDGE By WILIJAM E. SIcKENNEY America's Card Aulhority Wrilt«n for NEA Service Small Slam With Safety Play ADVANCE reservations at the headquarters of the American Contract Bridge League indicate that the winter session of the national champions'iips r.t Hotel Chelsea in Atlantic City. N. J. Nov. 23 to Dec. 7. will' be another record-breaking tournament. At the summer session of the national tournament last August mld- wesicrn players carried away many its treatment? ANSWER: Cysts of the thyroid either develop along the line of development of the thyroid gland between the base of the tongue »nd the neck, or they result from degeneration or herriorrhage of a thyroid nodule. Aside from their size and tenderness, they do not the center of his kingdom. This' may, or ma.v not be the location of the Garden of Eden. At least It's close. The exact ipot seems to be a mit- tcr of argum«nt. Aramco learned the kings engineers to dig the wells and lay out. the ditches. Duce said the American taxpayers, through th« foreign cause any symptoms, unless they I economics administration, put up press on a neck structure. At operation, the cyst may be removed with $1,000,OCO to help make the dessert flower agsln. Aramco's experts now the goiter, or It' may be dissected i are ln the United States looking for out and removed separately. If iti farming specialists to Ifclp the ~ ....... . Is above the thyroid gland or in the base of tha tongue. Folks Set Thtir Clocks By Faithful Pedestrian CAMDEN, Mo. (UP)—Doras Duncan is a man people depend on. He lives a mile out of Camden and every day he walks to town at exactly the same time. Neither rain nor aun nor sleet nor snow stops him. So his neighbors let their clocks by the appearance of Duncan, who is "in his seventies." day's contract easily for Harvey. He won the opening trump le»d in his own hand and took another round of trumpi, winning in dummy. A careless player might have led the jack of spadea at this point, staking everything on the spade finesse. When it lost, the contract would have gone down, because th« opponents would have cashed the ace of hearLs. Harvey decided to try to find out first if the ac« of hearts wu on his right. He cashed four rounds of diamonds, discarding the (even ot hearts from dummy, then went over to dummy with a trump and led the three of hearts. There WM nothing East could do then but go up with the ace oJ hearts and lead a spade. Harvey won this with the ace and discarded dummy's losing spade on the king ol hearts. His queen and nine ot spades were trumped in dummy and the contract made:" Saudi Arabs get the garde* started. Duce went to a. giant wall map to show the senators the location of the enterprise. , "Down here," he said, pointing to a yellow spot, "there used to be one of the largest masonry, dams'.in .the world. The region was known a> the land of milk and honey." Unfortunately, he added with • sigh, the dam was washed out by a flood some time back. How long back? "About the time of Christ," he said. Next week: More about oil, Arabian nights (It's too hot to work by day) and apples in their original habitat. Sen. Brewsl«r» Btill hasn't found out all he wants '.o know about that "$35,000,000. 15 Years Ago In Blytheville — •^ VitV* • » » •MO* «»•»••.* V Miss Wntnie Virgil Turner wUI speak on "Developing Conversation In The Kindergarten Age" at a meeting of the pre-school Parent Teachers Association Friday afternoon when they meet at Ihe home of Mrs. Chester Caldwell, All mothers of children too young to be in school are Invited to attend. "The Fountain" a book writen by Charles Morgan which is creating a great deal of Interest these days, will be reviewed Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. J. B. Steadman when the literary department of the Woman's Club meet for their regular session at the Club House. But Joan and Vcronica.wcre wear- of the honors. Kastcrn players will ' ing corsets and Ilkinj i;. They also weic wearing pantalettes. whiVli no one is Ir.vln; tn bring back. I hope. The year Is 1803. and Joan and Veronica are "The Sainted Sisters' of the Paramount movie of the same imme out for revenge at the coming tournament, but I think there are several midwesterners who will give A J 10 They play ,. couple of confidence -,, . ,. „ 8 Rls lwell > Hint's what the censors Then a young fellow named Stan- | nsistcc i „„ ca i llng lhcm anvw . vy) ley Kramer had an idea. ?. j».i>) | He ituin't write up a contractile hp.rt n couple of fellows write who rim away from mama and papa, who arc a weight-lifter ami i a cornet player In a bcrr hall Thcv ascnpt and he took the script '->| . cl ,i v rt o\vn with 425.000i In a small out ol b?ltcrmcnt by Hcm- " ' lllc moll «' ' or clvl < \ r,, , „ ,i v, , <- -'crmcnt y Moi;an snil crt and then he snul- , a young blr.cteinith big mus- and h u ? ed and hen he sined .,..., , '"V 1 " Nc »' Xork. i ovc with ft k-rkcd the bi-jumor mil of . M , l5t )j e cvcrMhm-; i,, t|, c t,: g <.|ty. u wa» I _ rall'-d "Sn Tlvs Is \c« Vnrh." frnm K'nr Lnnlncr's lionk. "Thf Hlg Tn«n." : cles , Qcor , 8 Reeves) who „ or Henry liXes to rib anyming. jo now he's In Hollywood starring in Ihe picture-ihe lirst for Stanley Krrnier's new film company. Screen Pl;»:s, Ii-c.—and cji'taln, (X.-:utlvM nt ccri.-.ln big studios arc ki:ki:ig oilier on thn hour ovcrv hour Pass Pass Pass Advice to Lovers: Don't Rush Marriage U.MONTOWN, Pa, iUP>— Mr. and Mr.?. Harry N. Krepps, 88 md I 78 years old, respectively, relieved on their 02 ye*rs of wedded life I (hem a tough buttle, and cnmc uji with same advice for j All tournament players are hop- lov " s '.... j ing that Frank Weisbsch of Cincin- of Louis- Harvey A AQ8 VK2 • AQ J2 AAQS4 Tournament—Both vul. Soulh West Norlh East 1 • Pass IN.T. 3 * Pass 5 A G + Pass Pass Opening—A ' Golf Star Frevluui Fault HORIZONTAL 1,« Pictured famous golfer II Chest of drawers 1? 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