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THK BLYTHEVILUB COURIER NEWS .*' ffflt COURIER NEWS OO. / H. W. HAINH3, Publisher . VEBHOEPF, Editor I «ote NaUkMl Advertldn* Rep««nUi!YC.: JWtaee -.Wtaner po. New Tort, Chte»«o, De• ^^ ttjiit. . Itemphto. Publiihed Every Afternoon Except Sunday as tecond clan matter it th» post- oBtoe »t BlyttMvUte, Arkansa*. under »ct of Con- (tos. October », 1811. - 1 *• - : — :__, _ . ', Serted by the pnltcd Press | SUBSCRIPTION BATES • By OMTler in '.the city ot Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is main- tajned, 20c per week, or 85c per month. i By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, Jl 00 per y«*r, *2.00 for six months, 11.00 for three znonths; bjj mall outside 50 mile zone, $1000 jwr year In advance. Political Early Bird J The longer the journey, thc greater Hie likelihood there is of lu'ckU'nts. Tliat holds as true in politics a-; it does in motoring or airplane riding. 'Jo it in a perilous jojuniey of 18 months' diirii- tiou that will lake Harold K. Slassen to the summer of 19-18, when h« hopes to obtain the Republican presidential nomination. •^, In announcing his candidacy so (Jprly, Mr. StaRscu lias defied practicul £pnsiderations as well as tradition. In fact, the tradition is probably the tnil- ijrowlh of practicality. It is almost axiomatic that smart politiuiiu's don't .00 what thc former iMinncsoiu governor has done. Even Mr, Roosevelt lit'ld jfack the announcement of his tliinl- jpul fourth-term candidacies almost to the last minute, and thus injecicd a pleasure of suspense into a TVojjono Conclusion. v Thc reasons for this are obvious. There are' many chances to stimihH; i over a long course. A candidate must . .ipmmit himself definitely on too many things. And he always runs the risit of the voters losing interest in him. 4 Further, Mr.. Stassen confroius hax.- ,2rds peculiar to his own case. First of |ll, there is his chief objective of 19.17 ; . f-thc job of tryiinr to pemiarte Kc- jrubhcan loaders in Congress to f 0 |] ow * legislative program that he ] u , s -,' .-.-Nothing, a, that program is bruul new. It embraces a number ot bip;>vti- snn views which form a legislative basis conforming tu Air. Slusscn's Jefimtion of liberalism. Some of his .ficw-s :u -e ccrfain of majority support i,n the new Republican Congress. Others Will probably be opposed. Kul in the ' linhkely event that his whole program s adopted, could and would h n try to take credit for it? And, if TO ', 10 , v yould his own party in Congress react 1 '' ! At present Mr. Stassen .scorns to Javo a good deal of popular support pe docs no' ' - ? i «'"C C 2, W l, fl n he was re-elected governor. ,M,nn eso ta elected Stassen-supportecl men as senator and governor last fal' fall, but that is not the same thing' JJEANNETTE COVERT NOLAN STOnYi Contrary Id ifr r»p<-rlallonp.. Host 1. rnf^irg (he iflp lo \VnnklnglDn. Mr». Ih.nnnoU, llr cli-poron, I, r»prrlnM T (nkcn wrH her vi-rj. cliRlhlc nriihrtT •|»Afii« Tlinjcr. 111,! llo,c iin'l In- «r»i.t c ,]. , * * * • . XVII J^OSE wore lier pink dress lo , the dance; it was the best thing she had, a skirt of tiered i ]t flounces, a bodice of frothy t ;lle just the shade of a sea shell. 11 Lahr's notion department she hid bought an artificial water- Ill^ exactly matching the exquisite pink of the dress. She fastened tHe water-lily into hcr hair, which w^s pompadourcd and curled down lo thc nape ot her neck, in Charles Dana Gibson's question nlark mode. She tied a black velvet ribbon around her threat- End couldn't have avoided knowing she had never looked better in her life. •Rose was vague about how they Eft to thc ball. There was a vast vjnilp btiildina with a vaulted portico, -tops to be climbed, a foyer warming with women, young and old, in evening capes apd veils, and men doffing lop hats and bowing. Then more steps, a cloakroom, al last a hall \\-hich was all flowers, banners and polished floor—quite like fairyland. .' A receiving line stretched across toe hall; the delegates, fifty strong, . ;wd their chaperons tool; their places in it; then as if at a signal people began filing past, hundreds of people, whose hands Rose shook ';•:•'• ijjfid passed along to the delegate y.'\ "f x ^ 'r.'inc. From her wrist dnn- &• : , ,•?-" a green silk cord and on the </• IPOrd was. a little vellum-covered ji .-(ifcincc program m which certain fet'i'M-the.-gentlrw-on had scribbled ^ - ;««otiyphic initials. wondered which o£ Iho young men congregated down thc hall would bo hers lo march with. They were nil just gorgeous; any one would do. Thc one who came and put his arm around hcr was tall ,-md graceful as a faun. They marched and then they waltzed. "Nice parly," raid the favm. "Very nice," said Hose, against his white shirt-front. She was never to know his name. A waltz, a two-slop, and a different young man for each. "Nice parly." "Yes, isn't it?" "Good orchestra." "Splendid." Thc music for thc supper dance was "Let Mo Call You Sweetheart," and nose's partner, a hi.. yourig man with a fine big nose' his hair and eyes and skin all one color, a nice warm brown. The violins made their poignant most of thc song. Rose thought of Kicnard Drew, and fell like crying Ihe dancers demanded an encore- out when thc violins resumed th^ big young man did not take Rose again into his broadcloth embrace "You must be tired with all this dipping and whirling," he sa : d and led hcr into a small anteroom' oir the hall, where garlanded smilax and wistaria had been vramcd, on a trellis over a cushioned sofa. "Just the thing, Miss Cameron " iiic brown young man ensconced her in the wistaria bower, ;.nd fnid, "Back in a jiffy." Returning almost in less time than thru ho brought plates at food, seated him- selt on the sofa and said, "Nice | party." f "Oh, very nice. We have a few lOrm&l donees in Bbkcsville In' diana. Never any like this, tnough." Rose paused tor him (o say, "Good orchestra," wnich seemed the prescribed sequence. He said, "Bcautiiui dress." Shu was somehow pluiiscil. "My Furthermore, th'cre is iilllu indication that the fllinnesotai) has great financial backing lo offer in place of a guaranteed bloc of voles. As we said above, smart politicians don't do what Mr. Slas.sun has done. But Mr. Slasscn has proved himself a knowing politician in Hie past. Why, then, has he taken tin's inicoin'eiiUon.'t! step? The apparent reason is that he is as determined as was Wendell Will, kie that Old Guard coiiscrwtUsni ha.s no place M j rwenl-day Anieri.M Politically wiser limn Air. Willkto, he .seems to be niaking an early ami direct bid for that same popular support that curried his liberal predecessor to the (op of the Republican Party. Hut first he must hurdle 301110 formidable opposition within that party. It is almost certain that Mr. SlvHsun would have a harder time getting i. f ,n:- inatcil than elected. II i. s alveady sopai-- out that, in the 19-18 convention, h.i will have to match his political achievements, war record and distinguished public service of Senator V'an;!cnl>erK, Hie empressivc election victory of Governor Dcwey this year, Senator TaiTs . powerful organization in Congress and his control of the Southern Republican delegation, and Governor Warren's; great popularity on the West Coast. Harold Stassen is out to prove''i-al. the proverb about the early l,j r( | | lolf i :< good in American politics. Whether | 1C succeeds or Tails, be i.s certain <.<, ln - o . vide a great deal of interest, an ample serving of food for speculation. a:>ci al , instructive experiment which f,i<,un° candidates will study with interest Editorial Responsibility'' Henry Wallace, new editov of tbu New Republic, i s no .stran;.;ov to an editor's chair. H u occupied one ''or '>?> years, first as associate and then as chief editor of Wallace's farmer Vet it scorns (hat agncultm-;,! journalism faded to give him a cimploio picture of the generally accepted duties of an editor. When Hwnard Baruch branded a-, alse a New Republic story frori Washington which identified him as one ot the government strin ; .-i>uIJer'; in the recent coal strike, Mr Wallace replied: "He (Mr. Buruch) n,n,t. know hat I naturally had nothing l o <| o with Ibis story from Washington. We don'!, sec why Mr. Waihu-n as ~.s thai Mr. H.,n,ch or anvcno'chc knows that. A,, editor naturally ha s someth.ng to do with every sl^,- in Y'TTr W ncwi " w " cl -' >"^">uch .«. he Irachfonally accepts responsibility ^ for what appears i,, i, Ls p^,,^. Editor Wallace is ,,ol Orator Wallace, responsible only f or his }KrHOH ., Hv spoken or written word. If he porsisis in the oppos.te belief, ! U: mllv ,' H ; •,' for some embarrassing enlightn.cnt in the f u lure. mother made H." lie said, "I'd like to meet yfur mother. Is she here tonight?" "Mamma? oh no, she's at home in Blnkesvillc. 1 came, on w in Mrs. Haimocl;—she's thc Midw, s t delegates' chaperon." "Mrs. Bannock, chV" "Do you know her?" "Mrs. Bannock is the hardy perennial of duenna?." "Do you know her nephew? Thayer Dixoil, I think it is. Or Uixon Thayer. One of those reversible names they have in thc bouth. Mrs. Bannock just raves about him." "She does? Very ordinary chap I ve always thought." "Mrs. liannoi-k has somehow lured him lo this ball, and wants all the girls lo meet him. He's a Rrcal catch, she says. But I haven't yet had the honor. And I wouldn't be interested, anyway." "Why? Arc you bespoke, Miss Cameron?" Rose smiled. "Maybe." "I was afraid of that." The young man got up. "i s h a n i c i c h you some strawberry ice and coffee. Slay right where you arc." * * » •JMIE sofa was comfortable, the violins still sam;, muted; Rose llloiiRht u,is particular partner was thc most afirccable of all. so far. She wished that she knew his name and scanned thc lilllc vcl- lni!i booklet. . . . When thc young man cnme back, she was silling prim and straight. "Vent arc Dixoti Thayer." "So I am. Do you mind?" "Of course tint. Why should I? Only Mrs. liannock said '• "That I wr.s handsome? And you don't think so, eh?" "Well—" Rose regarded him. not knowing what she IhoitRitt. There was something' distinctive about him. Compared with most men he might be considered handsome. Hut compared with Rick— "Say it,'' he urged. "My life has bccti a Mi<s,"cssiou of just such shattering blows." She lauphcd. ".\nv\vcny, voii'rc. ralher nice, Mr. Thayer." Ifc ittu-hci! for her ham!, lifted it, barely brushed it with his lips. "Some day, Miss Cameron, I'll tell you what you arc. . . ." (To He C.'onltmu-il) BI.YTtajsVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS He'sTir£d of Being an Orphan! : IN HOLLYWOOD ' k "?J-^ sj^V WASHINGTON COLUMN 1JV 1'KTICR liDSON NKA WashillKloii C'Drrcslionilenl WASHINGTON - (NEA)-TJlerc lias been more than the usual nnount of eiicf in high jilaces. trying lo mnfec government estimates Tor the fiscal year be(!luiiiji g next July 1. Exact ainonnts requested for each federal apency are still cstriclcd infonnnlion. They will be released only when the President's uudRCt message B oes to Congress. "• Is safe to bet that no govei-n- ncnt depailmciit asked for less noney than it is now ecttinriiut here have been two pressures lo >arc these amounts down. First is he President's own desire for cco- lomy. second is~ pressure from the lew Republican majorities in Con- iiess, who have been talking big jut vaguely about C nltin» (he bud- ret from this year's J41.5 billion to •» or even $;o billion. What congressmen and petitions are prone to forget is that Hey themselves arc the worst of- reniler.s- ne.iiiist government ccn . ioniy. When the President nr>>i- nir.ly eul public works expcii'dl- »rcs last fall, the affected parties f it back""" " 1<lrte hi '" " Ul S0 ' nc Congressmen ,, s „ „.„„,,. |:llk oort economy, but don't act. it I hey (MS., nutlioi-lnation, for bic "•ojeet.s - n ,n nutliori/atlims thcm- elvcs don t cast n dime. But later appropriations must be made cover the .nitliorrauioii:; Tlmfs vhcre lots of th c moncv ,. Ilt , s "OSTI.Y INCOXSISTENCV I" the last session. Congress nri.l- <• (o die budget nearly $•!' •'• bil- lon- more than half of it for veterans — not asked for Ihe I'rcsl- lent. The Presittnil, however ' cd the bills and so approved he added expense. i As the new Budiict Director ' oung James B. Wc; ; b. points out lir Congress and the people have' ecome accustomed lo ]ookh, B tor II kinds of government sncclal ervices. Desirable or nccr.ci.irv as vctrr- MS benefits may be. tli'ry arc co^l'(? over SC million (hi s vcar T1 ,. lt . s lore than $150 per American fatn- .v. In a smaller «ny. .,i rpo| . t _iosp,l-,| roiistrufiio,, 1;lk( ,, millions «n n n r' lnrlmc »l "f A»rlcull lire's MOO million fertilizer subsidy K oes 80 per cent lo 20 per cent O f (he wo'n ' S ~ " 1<- rlchcr tam ™ would use fertilizer anyway. All the legislation 'enabled bv % C r° l>s ,? onarcss ^ »''ri "OH- 1,, ef- nvnV " l ,' lllol ' izc " certain minim,,,,, expenditures below which the w - crnmcm cannot ,.„ until some „, Ihcse laws arc icpMktl ,o,,,^ „, ("esc programs slopped. This'fi"- uio has bee,, estimated at $25 bil- !tem.s. U C<)VC '- S ° nly '">n- When you add about 513 billion for national defense. YOU mav "mo ••> '"-el,, C)OS( , rslim; ,ie o «•»» lake to run the r c; „, <,- ernment next year. The Armv 'a, (I Nn*J. incidentally, can't |>; cllt >cbw lh eir prose,,, s ,ren ct h s n'F,' r , OCrl " ) , U °"- 11 «mn £ S S !hc i>aclfic '•'ACE Till! FACTS s, h ±, a NOTICI: Notice is hereby yiven that I,;uv • «•»» e ««ce«g a o«• a• • • «* (< * *' nn '? "P"nUe six cars for hire iti onr-sixth .of the total cx]i(-nsc. Any and all protest should be in Promises to cut fi'cici-.'il crniilny- wiling »«'! Wed within 10 Jays In irifiit to 500,000 arc |Mp |)yC cick when Jlc °' ri ' r "< the City CK-rk it Inkr^ J4nnr>n „ „_ . „. FRANK WIlITWORTil City Clerk. 12J30 & i;r v n Head Connor News VVanl Ads. liV CItSKINE JOHNSON' NKA Staff forrcspoiidcnl HOLLYWOOD _ (NBA) _ Lil- 1'!'" Russell is back Oll Die screen "train, this lime In "My wild Irish nose," a fllinuslcal of the nuis- tni-hn-cup cm. Lillian's only living lelatlvo. a cinuBliter i n the east, "ivh bC ',,"!;' ki " e a S1 " 1 " 1 forllll ' c giving Hollywood pcrinisslon to liavp the 1000 Glamor e in portrayed en thc .screen. Alice Fayc, uinnie Barnes, June Haver and Louis Allbrlttoii have iiniici.spiiale ( | her recently. And now It s Andrea King. Andrea plays the part in a blonde nig, beauty mark, false eye- InxlK-s. an pounds of Jewels and tlie usual corscls, to give her Hint fa- moM /jouj'-glass figure. Playing 111! an in Ihe movies Is more than just actuiK-li's Kcttlng a lot ol commodities together. _AiHlmt is'(he jjin Warner Bros Mgncd, because she resembled Ida t"nK y oJ d WS In^r typical of Jlollyu-oocl" Ida WHS rl"'ea a ^ Sa'nor^r.er 1 "" 1 rcl l"«A"V»«»™~» blC ' Rl>1111 - u-I!i C "" s "° ^«°" 11 'i»g for H< Ml)g 1)co|)hyl r /ili " (cst alld «"» s f "' st thl "8 "'0 stn- i o nV din h u? -c me hh » a ncw " amc - ii'croTc elamorous, exotic or Bill Sm ith becomes Spencer Tryone or Errol Gable, and Sophie ±; 1 ,' suildcnly becom '' s "°"'> ,,,,,^,. mayuc B ,. e|j Tflmqra But what happens when Tamara Well Mil" VCS '" "•"'^'"ocl? Well, Hollywood S i g n s hcr Io and then duu.ges he? iiiimc to Paula. Drew. Paula Drew, real name Tamcra uu Dols, Ls waller Waiter's latest discovery. A)i, sweet Irony. liclty Craljlc and dati« e uircc- <"r Kenny Williams worked t-i- *«(licr on Hntly's first fl| n , hi IfollywuiHl. IScflv was (;ctliri e 575 a week,'Kenny 550. Now they're together again on "Mother \Vorc "Things are different ,,on," (ib.scrvc-,] Kenny ltle o(nei . d;lv "Why?" counlcre,j Ilclty. "I'm V still paid fur lh c s amc pair of I-'KOM KILLER TO DEVIL Between chores as rad io actor mm Columbia's l^nc Wolf Gcr- iild Mohr is playing Treason, the D «'il, otiposite Bob Cuminlnev; Archansei Mike i,, "Heaven Oni>, Knows." <-"»y Before l), c wa ,. Mo j,,. j,i aycc [ only killers. New casting dliTctors have iliscovcrcd him as a leading man Mohr replaced Warren William n the Lone Wolf series, much to the amusement of Lone Wolf fans. In his, first jliiig at Ulc |)ri] . t there wa s a reunion between the Lone Wolf and his loiig-tin, c valet trie Blore, with Blore s ayin" : •You haven't changed a bit. sir"" Audiences howled, and Columbia finally had to cut the line from the picture. The ix^ Wo)f had c , 1!mgc(1 a " "" Warren William Lionel Biirrymore has ordered a helicopler. But flying is no l|,. >«g new to him. He's hel,t a pilot's license since ign. Now he'll have a pilot. . . . stylc-settinj,- -oan Crawford draws a "boo" from the Fashion Creators of America—she doesn't wear a single hat in "Humorcsque." , it lakes 440.000 10 run thc Post Ollies nepartmeiit and halt that number to run the Veterans' A<1- I m;nj..;tm|ioti. • THIS CURIOUS WORLD -,.. . UME is wor ALWAYS THE ^HCSTEST D1STAWCE BETWEEN nvo ON THE EARTH'S GLOBE, THE SHORTEST DISTANCE: BEnVEEN AHY TWO POIMTS 15 A IIOKI/O.VTAL, 1 I'iclurcd Italian slalcs- man, Alcidc 10 JiTegiilarilics 11 Musical group 13 Scent 14 Tardy 15 Work units 19 Hawk-like bird 20 Love god 21 Nothing 22 Swab 23 Oriental weights 2f> Dangerous 28 Exchimation 2:1 Paid notice Malice 33 Card game 37 Twitching 38 Staff 30 Drug plant 'i! Sumatra island '•'.- Part 10 Tear F'reny.iccl 5 Persian poet 6 Conspire V Ireland 8 Ancnt 9 Insulate 11 Crooked 12 Operatic solo 15 Weapons 16 Seized 17 Glimpse 24 Fortune 25 Pronoun 26 Knock 27 Fish 30 Asterisk 31 Heap 42 Eager 32 Image 43 Bay in Sinal 34 Sleepy 44 Employer 35 Capital of his 45 Spirit country 50 Rhode Island 35 Poems . (ab } : 40 Paradise '51 Hypolhelieal 4Hccbcre force the h,t. ' n be this t^ 8 rpc, u - ; MS!^- •58 Is indebted « Wrong 12 Stingy VERTICAL A LINE WHICH IF CONTINUED TO A(AKE. WOULD DIVIDE THE EAFHTH INTO TWO EXACTLY EffUAL PORTIONS. QJ. HoopSe ~~ A\EAMS "PELICAN." TlAE; 1-SEAResT )/ 1L COT A POOL ROOAA / Jl GPP HO\ THE ROCK O.VJiE WAS A GOMMOM HABITArOF THESE BIRDS. — ri HOOKED/ Jx—' AMD ( L GA.V NO, \ IT WA.S i / TOO wice / A DAY/--- CTl 10 DRY PKOKSLY, CONCRETE ISKEPTWEr," v/IKfl.MJA KOBE "7^- '••'•^L^ SIDE GLANCES by GaTbraith Out Our Way By J. R. Wiiliams -i..t> cancelesUhc re £ .,i ar liwrocv tr.ysie.-y on the radi K.B; lii£nt, r.iu, I v,x!i; vd sleep oncisig ;<iy iionicwori;."