The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1946 · Page 12
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TWELVE' BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER.NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFK, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager N«tkm»l Advertising Representatives:: De - Published Every Afternoon Except Bundav _Ent«red-»s Mcond class nutter at the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- jress, October 9, 1917. ' Served lay the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any nitourban town where carrier service Is maintained, 30c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, $4 00 per year, »2,00 for six months, $].00 ;ur thro? months- by mall outside 50 mile ?•?.&, $10.00 f.v year payable In advance. ' / « . -Progress in the NAM it is most encouraging t6 read tnu .new program of action nnnoiiiiqod by .the. National Association of ' Mnnufnc- • turers at the 51st. Congi-ess of American Industry, and to learn tlint Ihi.-! .program won out over an opposing one nia'rked by tlie reactionary tliinkiiif; which for 'too long has been associated in the public mind with the NAM. Tl remains to be seem, of course, ; how well and sincerely the NAM puts this progressive and cooperative program into action. But at toast it is . cheering lo know that (lie group which , favored complete repeal of (he Wagner Act and an all-out figlit against labor ^ unions finally capitulated. ; The NAM has been sensible and •• realistic in concluding that the results ; of last month's elections were not a - mandate to "place the forces of re-- action in power." Even though the new - program came at a moment of intense - public indignation toward union bosses, I as a result of the coal strike, i( s ;i u- " thors wisely refrained from playing upon that public cniotion. Apparently llic NAM lias reali/od ;il last thai it l>iltor opposition-I'oi'- Oppi.sifion's-.sal<c itltiliitk' <liirin|.f (ha entire llooscvdl adniiiiistratioi) didn't aironiplisli much. And so il appears now that one extreme of olislruction- imn is aljont to fall in lino. If some of the adamant, union executives on Die opposite wing will follow suit, Hi-; country mny finally .start moving forward. Juvenile Behavior H'e hesitate to comment on the. Oakland, Calif., ironoral strike because, in doing «> we risk tlie chiirijo of lx>- iiiff tire.sojne and repetitive, lint -,hc charge s-ltould really be placed agaiiKt the men ( who called the strike and ])roved once more thai such lactic* lose labor friends without punishing or even particularly impressing laijor's alleged enemies. The Oakland .strike wan a demonstration of Die strikers' jtivenilitp, nol a proof of their strength. It de.stroy.-d any public desire (o consider the justice of labor's grievances and concentrated oxns|X)ralc(l ))nblic atlention on (.ha means used to ptiblidy.u them. For oven though our labor laws may lie inadequate, the Oakland strikers .surely could have found or improvised some way of adjjusting their difficulties by %_>ss drastic measures. Irresponsible, destructive juvenile behavior invites the discipline of older and wiser heads, whatever the chronological age of the juvenile misbehavers may be. The men who ordered the Oakland strike should remember that when, sooner or later, discipline comes and they raise tlie familiar cry tint labor is being "crucified." Copyright by, i. C. Nolan Distributed by NEA SERVICE THK STORY, Jfaj.r C n »,rro». vrtrr.i. ,,t tk« !.„», <•„„» ,. ^ T.'i" »*•»«"'»« 'kr >rlrl, .,1 Ihf »W NMtlk r» nrvrr dlr Vlvrrv Affa-.Ho! l>, y . kr i... fc , ££? «ff"«««« MMt.T- ..« »»„„ out tkr St»r. I..* M.r«. H, » v ,,rn» Vk* ^..krr l»n,i kr liven In .l™.,..^ MT .r IIHMC .kie «. "kiuiL™™: " " ••""" ' t ' Sal " «""<'M»iH« . , i H •fJOSE, hurrying from the trolley, .; was quite out of breath But Jt wasn't just hasle which flushed her cheeks, mode her blue eyes ihme nnd the slarchy f,-iu s o f her lace jabot flutter like butterflies The real source of agitation was per madly bealfng heart. • Rose had just had an adventure She must rush' to tell Sidney before even the tiniest detail of it slipped away! . ... 'Tve met n man, Sidney," she would say The one man. I'm in love truly in love— at last. Fate nrran-etl it. Because what but Fate could have ordered that Rose, going downtown on an ordinary day an ordinary errand (to match up some Jhreod for Mamma) should have walked out of Laiu-'s store at the exact moment when the man was walking in? Why, if not fotefully, would they have col- Hded, jostling and bumping, so that Rose swayed ofl balance, the parcel of thread dropped from her hand and the spools, like sparks from a Fourth of July catharinc- wheel, sprayed out all over the pavement and into the gutter? Much stranger was the fact that the man's coal was black-and- v'.nnf ?'rl d ' , idcnlical with the wool of Rose's dress. They both 'dene™ Astonishing coinci- ' "Heavenly twins!" the man ex- >-e helped laugh- Retrieving the spools took a Jittie time, which they filled with his f n fl -[? r pardon on d Rose's grant" p /he parcel again', C Rose haTfcU that she must thank him. He Couldn't, in justice, have had to )wfe up the thread =f ill because the collision wasn't his fault. Or IlP-se's, either. (Fate's!) Then- grasped her arm, steering her across Mam Street to the trolley stop where (oddly enough!) he also must wait for a trolley Ihovgh probably a different one^ And ?s they stood there, he had Kept-his hand on her arm. "You're the prettiest girt i evei saw, .he said. "In my whole life Know what you've done, honey- Made a hit with me! From now v"' MI ?- J°" and tne —together. You 11 find oul!" ' '"" * ' * * » ^ NERVY Ihing to say, wasn't it 4t ^Well, of course. A terrible all; and Rose wasn't en , . inexperienced, she had cn- coustettd flirts and mashers before--and put them in their places t»oi The trouble was that this Birt and maahtr. seemed somehow JP—well, close'. rSh e looked up at him; Ull,.handsome, his hat set *oonairly on his blond head, he roirfil have been the model for an ,Anyw Collar ad, i that Tlie man's coat was black-ami wool of Rose's dress. "Heavenly tv shed felt sure It woiiid be "you d me." ^h e had found out She was trembling ;is the trolley came up, clanging, braking with a gusty wheeze. She got quickly into the car, glanced bnck He had stepped aside to allow some ladies to precede him— before hc swung abonrd. The same trolley, nnd crowded- ose had to stmid, holding to an overhand strap. He stood beside her, lie reached for tl,<, same strap. Their hands touched and clung. But when the trolley stopped at <-lark and Governor streets nnd she got off, he made no attempt to follow. Their hands parted, the rolley whisked on ---- she was left alone in « familiar world winch seemed quccrly unfamiliar. * * »/ J-JER night along Clark Street was interrupted by Mrs. Kcvr who thrust up the front window of her cottage, thrust olll ,, cr r ,. i!K!lc(i pompadour and shouled that Basil Earlc had telephoned. "An hour ago, Rose. Said he wanted Sidney to go buguv-i ?di s his evening. If hc d«>n'M,car o Uie^coiurary, he'll be 'round abom "Oh, thank you, Mrs. Kerr" Rose prayed that her restrained tones would influence Mrs Ken taking IJly b;ltl1 and ° 1 S to (el1 Sidney," :-while plaid, identical with the ivins!" he exclaimed. tions, with tlie Camerons prominent on her list of benefu-iaru's. Not that she ever complained. Without the telephone, Sfr S Kcrr would have been a neighbor ot lillle consequence; without |h c Cameron girl's, her fund of small talk would have been .smaller and less colorful. "'Yes, thank you " for .COURIER NEWS -. ._ ^He Is, or Is He Aint? A FEW -->>v,\" v \ <^^-\ frfy^y. MONTH* >-f/' f X '•—»N &^<">\ /»#*•?.* Ado <- I ' /f DRC1SMHBR 11, * ,IN HOLLYWOOD . . . K^T] ; yt^ry- (*l^c- ^ J }^^ H^c J • -'-' -- -*- \ u:^/ \^4£ ^ <**&_ *\v *S •'- -m^flr- • ^w/s • «. WASHINGTON COUJM* J went on more slowly, her eagerness to reach liome and Swdncy sqmeliow abating. Per- liaps this w'as liccaiisc of Mrs Kerr, perhaps because r.f ||ic street itself, narrow, -respectable rather shabby. A typical street' you inigbt say; nondescript houses with straggly lawns, .1 cro«-sec- tion of any middle-, l.-iss American residential district. But how drab! And here was your own bouse biK nnd really shabby, an alracitv of Victorian architecture, dhrm- crs, curlicue cornices, and c\viy lliing needing paint. And Papa „„ the porch, in his gray uniform swathed in folds of the Stars and Bars, like a stocky slatue, half- unvcilcd. Poor old Papa, so much older than anybody else's father. Oh probably it was tine of him c hiv' alrous or something, to observe Apponiallox Day and all similar occasions. But wasn't it provoking, (oo? People didn't understand that Papa's calendar was at least a quarter of a century be lund the times. People livi', lg ;„ this town in IS 10 simply didn't understand that Papa was still living in the Virginia of his youth Hose did wish hc wouldn't make such a spectacle of luinso-Ui (To BA Cautlnunli By I'ETCJI UD.SON iKA Wiisliington ('oriespondenl ! WASHINGTON — <NEA)— The once great Senate War Invest i-; BnUiiB committee—the outfit lhat made Sun. Ilnrry Truman famous and Presklenl—has now sunk in the lowest level. i When Truman was chairman. 1 the committee was truly non-partisan, all Us decisions were unani- I inotis vote, it had the confidence i of the country, ft was one of the healthiest influences for honesty and efficiency in wartime Washington. Today tlie committee i s split nght do«n the middle on political lines. There is no reason for anyone to have any confidence In anything i( does from here on In " might as well be allowed to cx- l»re with the -•lying 7 m h Congress Cause of this demise i s the internal committee ,ow over whether to liivcstisnte U. S. military government in Germany. Strangely enough, the man who innocently started the b!ow-t n is a mild-mannered, blue-eyed bnld- niff. c-(oot Virginian t'enilema'i of 51 named Francis Pickcns 'Miller A former member of (he virnintn lesrislalure, an author and editor ' he served in both World Wars Al the eiul of World War II he was ii full colonel in GPIK.T-K .S iff- Corns intelligence „, s,n, r ,V m e Headciuarters in Europe and' Mili- taiy Ooi-crnmeiit Heaclqi,.-.!-;,.,-., in Germany. His decoration., i!lcUl(lc t«o Legion of Merit awards tl'e , Order or the rjri.ish E m,,i ; -, : n ' d the Croix fie Guerre. WANTKI) KV1I.S COKHI-CTKD While on duty in Germany, he nw a number of things he thought nioiig and a discredit to his coun- O nnd the Army. H C trlc . ( | lo havc (ho,,, corrected by reports to hi<d,- ei military authorities but <-ot nowhere. M)! "° To a visilinp. government official -not connected with the Arm!- - hu rnVncT'es. WTni;™;;^ rclurnecl to Washinuton. he ,-elay- "i the mformaiion vohmtnrilv to Senator Mead. Tnuna.r.s M.eeeV .01 as War Invest i gl uin K Commit- ee chun-ma.i. Then, one dav August. after Colonel Miller ueen traiicfcrrerf t,, n, ] >st and reituned hnmV. i rllvo l-hone ea), fram c .cor«V M^dor ehier counsel for ,|,e committee u tt.|s an mvitation to come ,„ n talk over w -hat he knew. Colonel Mine,- denmm "'"l as a,, Army olfice,- ""' ! '!'' )l>i<r Wow a coin:,-,-, nittoe u-i:hout permis.siot '"''tre'" 'inirTub'wen'"* 1 ""' f^^^'^yn^UMtTe 1 ' " Vas' el"',"ed." b ,,f 3r l "" a " llll '» t - the conditions undor which Tru- inan. as I'resklcnt. htid allowed ilie investigation to be made. StiLsequeiU events a rc more or less familiar, meader's confidential reiiort was allowed to leak out. Si-notary Byrnes asked the committee not to stir tilings up in Germany at this time. Republican members of the committee complied—by issuing the full text of the Mender "report, which «as ai miUedly based on preliminary at unverified evidence. The war Department demande tlie name of the colonel involvi j and called him o n the carpet Ar I to make matters still worse Se iHnrlcy M. Kilgore, succeedii Mead a s chairman, made publ t"e digest, of an 'Army jnspeac, general's report which attempted t , white-wash the Army by denvii , Colonel .Miller's criticism en tot , and questioning his "integrity lanfficei," The whole ,.-„ ON A , THE HAIR ON YOUR HEAD, TH= ™¥u^° UR T ° ES AND FIN6£ THE HORNS ON A COW AND OM A Bieb...ALL ^lOAiS^iS COPB. 1915 BY f.EA srfivlrt L-c T. M Pfc. U. s. PAT. OfF.' ^^ &wX*>&0£*tob\ .„:",' .^- Vif/l ^'^"vxM.icu' rll.LUV^ .ONJ^EMT ) / d IMTO tHE CORRAL ? AP.'j ;UJ^V c ^ & ^,_xr-i Llk.6 YOU , \\VM-KIMG joxs TIPTOE.' in THE AN AVECA6E OF ONLr ABOur 5V/«/>-c-<£vV7a- IS SPENt BY JfAcH PERSOM ANNUALLY NEXT: Nature's disappcirins act. SIDE GLANCES by Galbraltfi Out Our Way By J.R.Williams t'M WORKIW* TH' FARCH.ED EARTH OM HiS-A. 1 IF THATT'S TOC1 DEEP YOU-- WHEM HE GITS WHERE I AM H\5 SUPPLY LlMt^S'LL BE TOO LOMG; THE WORRV WARCT The Mvond sessio "earn,, befo,-e 'ls wa.v 10 be an exec.it 1-,. '»'!. mid nnthhm wa, to ; »'Wlc. BnUnrnW-'Ccm -r ' «eu nri'wstrr or \H HV LltSKlNt: JOHNSON NKA Staff Corre.s|](jmlf nt HOLLYWOOD — (NKAl -- Annabella will file t|, a t s j ul f o ,. Divorce ngiitnsl Tyrone Potter while In I ho East. . . . Radio's find. Henry Morgan. w m make his li!m debut tor |>ir.-.l W er Jules Levy M:ny Brian i s under „ doctor's euro after collapsing fallowing (he final cm-lain of -Mary » a< j a ° Little in Newark. Her imderstuily replaced her. * * » • Tl-e Andy Hardy series i s cc ],.- m-aling il s lOlh anniversary. If Ms •ucress riinlinucs, there will probably he an "Andy n :Ul | y Incomes a C.rand|;a." . . . Merle Oltei-on will lie Ei-rul Flynn's \ o . 1 heart ihroh in "Don ,iuun." . . . c:all-she«-t iriisinn: "The KSE and l"_ic il nut raining Monday, we will shunt (lie rain K'-'iiieiice " Maxie Rosenuloom has a now car \viili practically ever kuo-.ni gad- eel, Including a miniature shaviii" stand which sllcics out of the dash" board. Gold lettering on (he doors modestly r^arts; -The Genius" FKO.M llUJill'S TO BUCKS? Ann corlo, (he strip-leaser Is asking Monogram studio lor a buildup us :1 hoss-opora star. She wants 10 be :1 fciinne Roy Rogers Shedding, her buckskin as 'she B«e.s. no doubl. A iilinCu-rraph (alien ;,l u,e rc- conl .u-cddin? of director Jean Nc-sulcsco and Dusty Anderson, with .lose Jiurlii ;ts IjeVl man, hrnug-lit ail Interesting response from Die bride's aunls. i n Ni:, S!lra I- alls. fol . "We saw your husband in n a liire las) iit e ht," |j, Cl . « ro(C( .,.„„, I are very ulaj you man-led such -i talented jilanlsl." ' Humphrey Bognrt encountered | Ins first bobby soxer and caine away u disillusioned man. She (.01 his autograph while Bogar I beamed cheeriully, then yi K glcd: "i -didn't- want your nulo- Si';i|jJ], Mr. nogan .grandmother." KI:I:I' -KM i-i.vi.vr; Tlie aiujel (rend is on in wood. Frank -Caura's "It's a Wondered Life" has Henry Travel* as" ji smrdian a ni;el. There's a ])icturp' titled -Eddie and the Archanucl'l -Miko."-;-Thc Miracle of the Bells" will present Arch-igi-l Mike, too. And now comes Bob Cumininjjs as the angel who comes to caiTli 1° be a couljoy in -Heaven Onl- ' Knows." Mai-.r Halolirr, singing icidi , Spike ' Jones and bis City Slieliers- «•'• the first lime in "Variety Girl." receive,! an crt-liid from tlii'l mad maestro on Ibe first day ,,r ; shootinj;. An attached nol t , read: "Siiierr- . <•«< best wishes— and look out for Ward Bond "blew" his lines fiw limes in a ro.v while saying grace for^ n meal .scene .., -UiicoiKiuer- At the enti of the fifth bobble ne gazed fixedly ahead, fists clinched an<i lips' light'.- p>r 30 .seconds there \va.sn't a sound. Lookin K ni ],(„! jnientiy. Cf.-iv, B- DeMille said: "Mr. liond. ('.at, s '«e most profane silence I ever heard." Singing Star HORIXON'TAL 3 Rhode ! s ];md 1.0 Pictured (al>.) •I Repose T> Belgian river singer 10 Infants 11 Declaim 13 Protuberance 14 Sim- Ifi Fastens IK Anscr 111 ThoroiiKhl'iirc 21 Total 22 While 2.'i Pronoun 2+ We 2(J Anenl Severe 2!) Sea tier 32 Ocean n bread 55 1'utlis 3fi Preposition 39 Toward •10 Type measure 4 1 Compass point Jonditions •H LoacUng-roF.I •1'J Follower SOUnnsDii-atcd . r )2 Fat dormouse 53 Playing cards 54 Wireless 56 He was once a SB Hereditary factor 5D Greek porches VEKTICAL 1 Wan 2 Recede t) Signal system " Kilhei- tt Cai'to^rai^h 9 Ainei lean palrint 10 I'.xplDdt: lillarilcn I-'f I'rejudii-c IS Kye (Scot.) n Merganser 1.0 Comiressman iOSiniRKle<l 23 VVreiith 25. Vapor •J« Greel; lelle 30 Speti :t:i Labor 3-1 Tender Sli Nati.ral fn! 37 Observes « Obstruction •i5 Genus, of. sbrnbs •»« ^Ul!ltll (nb ) •IV Hours •1" Oi.d.ir (ah ) •1!) Chills Til Duti-h town 53 Camel's hair i-lolh f'S Within • r iV Ai-lillciiil Boarding House with MOJ. rtoopie )ER vou GOT , \ 6COTLAMD CHA.6E5 I3UU.O06L, UMOER TUE 6ED ?< -—He MUST HflN AILJ6CL6& IW HIS F£WHER5 TO KE£P/ A 6WfX6U8UCK.LiN 1 G'S nf ; "Y AIM'T VOL) THE GUV ' _..\\ll WHOOSEDTO 5 - T . 7 OF /I REDOUBLE CANNIBA15 UTy-^BRUCE\\ WITH 5COWLC,?- ^., IS PlMOIMG 1T;( WOVJ COMEVOU ^S£. 5 c T T 70A ' D;JUST ;rf CAOT CUMETK.- Hl i'= E .yiTp MEW ;r /l'j AMIMMED PiLLO\M

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