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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 194,7 ,E COURIER NEWS NEWS CO. •. W. BAINX3, Puktther TKRHOOT. Editor MOHAN. Adwtlslnt AdwrtUin* Representatives : ITillxw Wttawr Co. New York, Chleaffo, Detroit, Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second cdas» nutter at the post- oBie» at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ot Con- greu. October ». 1917. _ f _ Ben'ed by the United Preu ~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES: »j earrkr In the city ot Blythevllle or nny •uburban town where carrier aervlc* Is maintained, 30c per week, or »5c per month. By mall, within a radius of 60 miles, H.OO per raar WOO for atx months, $1.00 for three mouths; by mall outdde SO mile zone, $10.00 per year advance. Meditation Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners ol hope: even today do I declare lh»t I will render double unto thee.—Zacharlah 0:12. * • • Hop« i« the pillar that holds up the world. Hope 1» the dream of a waking man.—Pliny. Snow, Inc., Followed by Rain A group of Topekans is trying to save us from that old saw that "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." They have incorporated "Snow, Inc.," for the purpose of making rain fall on the parched, semi-arid areas of the western states. I huge sums are not loans at all, but investments in world stability and world prosperity and world peace. We do not believe most Knglishmen feel that way. The bank's probing, before, it gi-Kiits a loan, may be annoying, but we accept its justification. Though many Britons may be irritated, we doubt Unit many feel like the Star. We hope they don't. Hut if they do, wo still want to know what became of past billions—what will he done with future -billions. If this be snooping, bring out the putty nose and the false whiskers. Here we go. VIEWS OF OTHERS Haste Makes Waste If This Be Snooping Many Americans avc annoyed at times with New Hampshire's Sen. H. Styles Bridges, and toss epitliets at him, of varying degrees of harshness. But very few, even for frankly partisan reasons, are not behind him in his controversy with the London Star. That British paper called Senators Bridges, Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts and Henry Dworshak of Idaho "snooping" and "impertinent," because they have been asking what England and other European countries did with the billions we provided since war's end—and what they propose to (to with, billions more for which they ask. Governor Dewey of New York, titu- '. lar GOP ieader and leading prospect for the 1948 nomination, has helped make it clear that the American people, regardless of party, want to help the OH World back on its feet. To that end we are prepared to pay onerous taxes, save food, short ourselves on other things that Europe needs. The New York governor also helped to tip the scales against those who would withhold assistance from countries of whose governmental philosophy we disapprove. Our feelings that a Socialist government is not efficient will not cause us to hold back. But within certain limits we have every right to inquire whether we are being asked to pour billions down a rat-hole. We insist upon exercising that right. It is one thing to hand a beggar n nickle. It's quite another thing t 0 lend a friend ?10,000 with which to save his business. However good the friend—and England is the best we have—in this last 'case we feel entitled to ask whether the business is worth saving, and how it got into distress. In this case we know. England is well worth saving. Her distress follows two major wars, not provoked by her, which were beyond her capacity to sustain. One is entitled to ask what his friend did with the ?5000 lent him last year to save that same business. Did his use of that indicate that he will spend this wisely? Or did his operations with that ?5000 suggest that we ought lo make more stipulations about how another ?10,000 would be spent? One is entitled lo inquire whether less than $10,000 would do the job. Or whether, when that $10,000 is gone our friend will still have to close up shop, losing his shirt, and ours with it. Or whether the §10,000 will start the business uphill, but a third loan will b« needed, lo protect investments already made. All these questions would be ordinary prudence in the case of our troubled friend and our family bank account. They are exactly as pertinent and as essential in the case of Europe, including England, and the billions they unquestionably need. The Star seems to .feel that the , United States is under some legal or moral-compulsion to g i ve without qucs- ^ tjon ». lhou *h they and we know the Emphasis to the need or Indigent supervision of Ihe distribution of supplies we need to send to European countries Is pointed up by (he discovery of more Hum seventy-live million dollars worth of goods we had sent starving Greece, literally rotting, unused In warehouses. The uoods Included cigarettes, which arc a commodity o[ barter In Europe, medical supplies, ami, of all tilings, farm machinery. Tills In a country where people have liccn dying from epidemics and have been plowing Ihc ground with sharpened sticks lo fight oil starvation. There is no need .to Iry to write this disclosure down to Communist propaganda (although the communists undoubtedly will make much of the circumstances while our own faces are red). It is the same sort of carelessness that unfortunately was a feature of many of our military operations during Ihe war, where great piles ot supplies were piled up, never used, and negligently salvaged. We, won't miss the seventy-five million mucn. It is only a drop In Ihe bucket in Ihe gigantic war expenditures we have made. Most unfortunate part or tlic allair us the doubt It casts Into the minds of thinking Americans about the general wisdom of relief to Europe. More and more thinking Americans will get the idea In their heads that the kindest thing we could do for Europe would be to slop coddling those people and demand that they go to work Instead ol asking for handouts that they wast when they receive. . — FAYETTEVILLE tN. C.) OBSERVER It Takes More Than That to Catch a Whale ATOM feNO SBCR5T/ Probe of Hughes' War Profits Turns Spotlight on Generals THE DOCTOR SAYS By WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M. D. Written for NEA Service Stomach and Intestinal troubles an result from nervousness. Neither stomach medicines nor dieting will help the condition, as It Is he nerves which must be brought under control. When food reaches the stomach. t u acted upon by the digestive lulccs and moved along by muscit- ar contractions. The muscular ring Between the stomach and the small intestine automatically opens, from lime to time, to let the partially digested food through. In nervous Individuals, too much or too little digestive juice Is secreted, or the -muscular contractions are too weak or too forceful. *• By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN (United Press Staff Correspondent) * WASHINGTON. Nov. 17. (UP) _ Let'. 1 ; get this straight (and no snickers, please, gents): An Army general pulling a fast hocus-pocus with a dollar gets Ihc old lieave-ho Occasionally, the ring remains shut "«" E. Meyers. as quickly as Ihc buck-private caught pawning his G. I. overcoat. Thai's a general speaking. No general, of course, ever hai been court-martialed on charges of fraud, testified the general in charge of the Air Force Corps. Th e U. S. Senate's Inquiry Inju the tangled financial affairs still another prise ( to him. I'm talking about tne long- nosed, gray-haired Ma). Gen. Ju- nlus w. Jones, the air inspector, who was hauled before the Senate War investicaling committee lo explain why he hadn't investigated charges against Ma). Gen. Ben- and holds the food beyond the necessary time 'or digestion, or else It only opens partially. For a long lime, it has been known that strong feelings (such as grief, Joy, excitement, or depression) can affect the.stomach. A family In deep grief does not wain to eat; excited children push their food away; the widow who cannot be consoled does not have any appetite. Should they eat under these circumstances, they may become ill. The explanation for this difficulty Is found when the stomach is observed through a special lube, called gastroscope, passed into the stomach. When feelings are aroused, gastric juice may stop flowing, even though it has been jtlmulat- ed by smell or anticipation of foocl. Nervous vomiting, in which undigested food is brought up, results from the muscular contractions reversing themselves after strong emotional stimulation. Some patients have been known to vomit Vets Readjustment Allowances Running Into Millions Involved in Court Decision BY PETER EDSON (NEA Washington Correspondent) visions of the GI Bill ot Rights, . which allows veterans aao a week WASHINGTON, Nov. 11. (NBA)'— ! for ally 52 weeks they may. be un- A test case to determine whether i employed in the first two years | the Veterans' Administration will | r.flcr their discharge. This allowance have to pay "readjustment allow- i W«A the origin of what necame atices" of $20 a week to ex-service ' known as the "53-30 Club" of vel- men made idle by work stoppaj" ' erans who look long vacations at comes up la U. S. District Court in 1 government expense after Ihey got BARBS By HAL COCHRAN Some of the folks stranded in a New York subway tunnel walked out covered with smudge. Twas a low-down, dirty trick. * * * Borrowers, like Imrsrs, Khouhl be judged on past performances. » * » Some people are already worrying ove,v this year's Christmas card list—but they probably won't overlook the same people Ihey did last year. * + * An Illinois man, accused of stealing: a bottle of. liquor from a bar, was released. How ran you make a ruse out of one hottlr? * * • An optimist is a man who is always going to pay the pessimist what he owes him. Washington very soon. Only one $300 claim is involved, but if it Is decided against the government, Veterans' home. One section of the bill specified, however, that no veteran who was party to a strike could draw Washington. BRADLEY SAID IX WAS A STRIKE In the Golas case GM appealed, "What charges?" demanded Gen. ones. Senalor Homer Ferguson of Mich., explained none too patiently that Gen. Meyers was accused of own- Ing slocks in airplane companies to which he awarded multi-million dollar contracts. The "eneral said he'd never heard of that, though there had been some rumors. There were-these three generals (this rank Is getting a little complicated, already), sec: Gen. Jones, the policeman; Gen. Meyers, the airplane buyer, and an un-named general- So Gen. Anonymous phoned Gen. Jones that it would be a sorry day If Gen. Meyers ever got charge ot the Army's surplus property. Th« implication, said Gen. Jones, was obvious. Then, demanded Sen. Fe:dfc guson, why didn't the general in" vestigatc lii e charge ol the Army's surplus property. The implication, said Gen. Jones, was obvious. Then, demanded Sen. Ferguson, why didn't the general investigate the for days while in a worried state, charge of the second general a- If they had brought their feelings under control, vomiting would have stopped NAP MAY BE NEEDED Persons subject to nervous indigestion should not allow themselves to get upset over little things. They should teach themselves to forget distressing experiences. It may be necessary for them to take a daily nap. Nervous stomach trouble can be putting the matter sqmre.y in the I c " rD(i without medicine or opcra- Administi ation may have to pay tills readjustment allowance during some $17 million in claims from ' the period of the strike. . cx-GI employes Involved in tho j Golas, In filing hU claim for Ihe General Motors shutdown of 1945- a.lowance. made the plea thai tne 46. j dispute at OM was not a strike but Ns^one has yet made any estimate j a lockout. The Detroit regional o[of \viial it might cost to settle :ice of the VA ruled against the similar veterans' claims in all the - Golas claim, saying that the GPA other'shutdowns during the trouble- ; trouble was a strike, some two years after V-J Day. Con- i The Golas claim was then made cclvably, the total could be $100 '. a tr.'t case. He wa« represented "by million or more. That's why the . UAW lawyers, who tool; I'ae matter test case is being watched closely. . before a special appeal board of It grows out of a claim filed by the Michigan VA office. Thu tribunal also ruled that the GM shutdown war caused of a strike, and thai, Oolas was not entHled to the *20 a week Then In July, 19«—four nionUis Auto Workers, CIO. He quit work I nltti the OM plants had reopened with nearly 200,000 other employes j—Ihe Oolas case was again appealed on Nov. 21, 1945, apparently wwk to the Michigan VA state readjiui- nn active part in the dispute and ' mei.t agent. He ruled that the GM stayed off the job, until the new wr.rk stoppage was caused primar- wagc agreement was signed and the ily by lack of parts a l ;d materials which had already reduced opera- j lions prior to the shutdown. This i overruled the two prior decisions, I and was supposed to be final. VA August J. Goias, a Detroit auto worker. He was in service lor four years. On ciischarge, he went to work for GM. Golas was a member of the United plant reopened March 5. 1346— which had already reduced opera- pbont 15 weeks. APPLIED FOB "52-20 MEMBERSHIP Two days after the shutdown, j regulations provide, however, that Golas filed for GI benefits under I either an employer or an employe ihe readjustment allowance pro- can appeal any state decision lo fought out on that battle line. lap of G«n. Omar Bradley, Veterans' Administrator in Washington. Bradley ruled that the GM work stoppage was caused by a strike. But UAW was not co'.itens to let- Lhe case rest there. Ljav/yers ior the union filed suit in Washington District-Court, in eflest seeking an Injunction to prevent General Bradley from enforcing his decision and seeking to reinstate Lhe decision of the Michigan state readjustment agent. The whole Goias case hu- 1 ) been revitwed for the court by U. S. Commissioner William J. Harr, of Washington. He has filed u, report that the court does not have jinisdiction In this case. His point hanjs on a section of "The Economy Act of 1933," which was passed when Con- giess was looking for every way it could find to save money. One section of this uct provides that, in all cases except matters dealing with Insurance claims, decisions of the Veterans' AdminiEtra- tor shall be final in ah questions of law or fact. TJAW attorneys contend that the readjustment allowances arc not gifts from government which can be denied by arbitrary actio-A of General Bradley, but csnsti'uMctri.il rights which cannot oe denied except by due process of law. Rights of 10 million GIs will te lions, a~s there is nothing actually wrong with the stomach. The-main difficulty is the individual's inability to handle life's problems without becoming upset. QUESTION: I have a stuffy nose and everything I put in it seems to make It worse. Sometimes one side Is stopped up and sometimes the other. ANSWER: In the normal nose thcr c Is an alternate opening and closing of the two sides, occurring gainst the third? Well sir, said General No. 1, Number 3 hated No. 3, and probably was being malicious. So the Air Force polio department forgot the whole business. My tale ot the senator's Inquiry into what he held to be the Army's tarnished brass. I fear, gets weirder as it goes along; kind of gives a taxpayer a headache. When General Jones finished telling the senators how he provided equal justice to all, generals and privates alike, a succession of wilnesses told the segments of a story which, when pieced together, went like this: Gen. Meyers' boss heard that he owned some stock in an outfit called the Aviation Electric Co., and told him to get rid ol it before he embarrassed the Army. Apparently he didn't. So along came Lawrence Bell, president of the Bell Aircraft Co., about once every 30 minutes- If | Citing f 0r somebody lo do somn you use irritating drops, nose stuf- sul)con tractintr on the electric wir- fincss may result, Most stuffy no- jug of his righting planes Gen. ses develop on a basis of allergy. 1 ,., Try leaving your nose alone for a time. Meyers s;(id he had some friends who owned Aviation Electric and why not give the business to them I Bell did, to the tune of $1.053,000. I All this time the balding Gen. Meyers, now retired and wearing a handsomely tailored gray suit and hand-painted necktie, sat in Che, back of the room. Ills wife, a one* •^———^——~ I time movie starlet who previous'ij^ ' i had testified in his behalf, was R. Ij. "Billy" Galne.s Mississippi nowhere lo be seen, but probably County Court Clerk, reported kill- will be called again to tell about 15 Fears Ago In Blythevllle — •••*••••••»•••••»••••••»••••••••••••••••••••••••»••••• IN HOLLYWOOD BY ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correapondent ,O THEY SAY Whether modern man Is to be sovengn or slave depends on what we do here on Ibis side of the Allnmic.—Secretary of the Treasury Snyder. • • • ' In the dual analysis it will be Ihe American people who will riclcrmlne what they will hear and when and how they will hear It.—Mark Woods, president, American Broadcasting Co. ••* * • We should find a way to make unions recognize Ihc Jurisdictlonal awards made by labor Itself.—Prof. Corwin D. Edwards. Northwestern University. ' m • In the final analysis. Ihcrc is no otntr solution to a man's problems even in Ihe year 1917. but the day's honest decisions, the rtav's generous utterance, and the day's good deed.— Clare Boothe Lncc, author. • * • The lime is past when Ihe labor move mcnt of any country can safely refrain from Interesting itrclf In national foreign atlalrs.—Matthew W?bl, vice president, AFL. » * • The nations of Europe will not calmly allow nine countries to force down their Ihroals the doctrine of communism.—Sen. Tom Connally (D) of Texas. » • • Krcc Iradc In Europe would mean that people everywhere would know whal others arc dome. When that condition exists, wp need no longer worry about democracy.—Gen. Lucius D. Clay, commander, u. S. forces In Germany * * * ' There Is but one way to win the peace ond that is to make Ihc Kremlin realize lhat M can never win a war with us.—Capt. Eddie Rickcn- b acker. HOLLYWOOD. Nov. 17. (NEA) — Joseph I. Brcen, administrator of the motion picture Industry's production code kccnsorship office), finally has made a statement about the proposed filming of a movie based on the life of Al Capone. It holds about as much water as a fish net. Says Brecn. who approved such dims as "Dilllngcr," "Due] in the Sun." a^id "Forever Amber": "We have no knowledge of plans of an.von c In llnllvwood lo miKe a motion picture based on or »of- RrMrrt hy the life of Al Capone. "Several llmrs film slories'based on Capone's life bivfi been sub- mlllril lo the Production Code Ad- mlnUlratlon for Its consideration, and have been rejected u vnac* cfpUbIr screen fare. The most re- cnt Instance of such rejection wa* approximately fivr. months ajto." Okay. Mr. Brceti. ni:inxn THAT STATEMENT However, the real facts art lhat 18 writers and 10 studios could be working on plan.^ for such a picture and Mr. Brccn wouldn't know anything about them until the script was aclually SUBMITTED lo him. BITCH says storks based on Ca- ponc's lilc have been rejected as uuacccplablc screen fare. It sounds Rood. But it means that If someone finally figures out an angle lhat is acceptable, under the code, Urcen will approve It. Just like he approved "Diilingcr" and scores of other gangster stories. I doubt if any of the Capone stories submitted lo Brecn wfre from major studios, nicy were probably submitted by promoters or shoestring producers. The Production Code Administration, reck- ing wllh politics, is harsh on Individuals, lenient, on the major studios, which support «nd sometimes dictate the code policies. So. ilr.spilc Brfrn'j statement wblcli means nothing. It Is obvious lhat tbe Oanone story can still be found irrepUhle to (he Prodiiclkm Code Arimlnlslra- tlnn. Send your Idlers loday to Evic Johnston chairman ot Ihe Producers Association, demanding thai the Capone atory be outlawed forever, in any form, in fairness to the youth of America. Only sour note at the Bob Hope testimonial dinner was the absence ot Btng Crosby, hailed for years us Bob's best friend. Bing's name was on the program, but he didn't appear- paramount said that It was all a mistake and very lair." But a friend or a friend whispered In my ear that Bing declined for the usual reason — he would have been photographed minus his toupee, and he hates to wear the toupee. GABLE SEEING DOCTORS Clark Gable In suffering from a serious tongue ailment and Is sec- ing a doc a couple of times > week Comic Allan Young wil marry Virginia McCurdy. a radio singer, when his divorce is final. A film biography or (be lamou: race horse, "Man •>' War." U head rd for the screen.'... Meanwhile another rate hone utory. "The Winner's Circle," will feature new< reel slips of famous nags, woren into thf; il*ry of * coll who become! faomM. Richard Polimer Is producing. Rita Hayworlh, who w»* a lopai blonde for a year for her role In "The Lady From Shanghai." is back lo her famous deep red tresses (her hair is black but she dyes 1t red) for her part In "Carmen." ... While visiting M-G-M. Minnesota's Harold E. SUJLSCH starred In studio workers popping important a one-reel short, with stars and questions at him- • a great deal of discussion of bridge hands, and of course every player has his favorite. Sims Gaynor of New Rochelle. N. Y., gave me today's. He said Ihit he and his partner •ere playing the no trump point count for the first time and maybe they we're a little'confused about It. However, the opponents saw no reason to interfere, and when Gaynor (South) Jumped to six no Irump, West smilingly doubled. Certainly the double looked sound. Gaynor won the opening cluo lead with the ten and led th? ing the first deer during the brief deer hunting season in the Big Lake bottoms west of here this week. Gaines. member of a party of local and visiting hunters, killed a four point buck about nine miles above th e Highway 18 bridge over Big Lake on Monday. Gaines who Is an expert shot, despite the loss of an arm many years ago in a hunting accident, fired four shots into the buck before he tell a short distance from tile hunter. The Blytheville party included congressman w. J. Driver of Osccola, judge Irby of Walnut Ridge. C. M. Buck, A. G. Little. Dr. Paul Tipton and Gaines of Blytheville. Gaines has returned here but the other members of Ihc party will remain at their Big Lake Camp until the end of the week. the airplane stocks her husband signed over to her. Gen. Meyers asked the reporters, please, when the session was over, to lend him their cars. He said the senatorial inquisitions weren't being fair and that he's asked for n courtmartial — and he said be didn't mean a whitewash — W clear his name. The proceedings involving an ever-widening assortment of generals, oddly enough, grew but ot the Howard Hughes flying boat case. Hughes' name wasn't mentioned once, day long. queen of diamonds. West covered j 1 A cheap method or converting natural gas into liquid form for storage in small-space tanks has been revealed by Northwestern University. Georgia Gets Hospital Funds ATLANTA, Ga. (UP)—Gov. M. E. Thomp- announced the federal government will provide some J3, 000.000 per year for five years under Ibe Hill-Burton act to build community hospitals in Georgia's many rural areas. <^ Read Courier News Want Ads McKENNEY ON BRIDGE A A Q H V A 8 • QJS + AKQ 102 Tournament—Neither vul. Sooth West North East 2N.T. Pass. .TV Pass .1 N. T. Pass 4 * Pass 6N.T. Double Pass Pass Opening—44 I Key to 6 No Trump In Forced Discard BV W1IJ.TAM T. McKENNEV American C.ri Authority Written for NEA Service AlUr every tournament there Is and a low card was played from dummy. West led back the six of diamonds, which was a cule return. But Gaynor was careful nol to win that one with the cight- spol. He took It with the Jack of diamonds, then cashed all his clubs discarding three hearts from dummy. Now the ace of hearts was cashed, the eight of diamonds was led, ani when West played the ten. Ihc trick was won in dummy with the net. The two good diamonds were cashed, Gaynor discarding the six of spades and eight of hearts. West now found himself in a b d situation. II he let go'the king of hearts, dnmmyj queen would IK good. It he kept the king of hearl. and blanked down to (lie king o spades, which he did, Ihc three o spadfs would be led from dummy Soulh would go up with Ihc ace. mid the queen of spades was good for the last trick. 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