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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE OOtnUKR NEWS OO. 'H. W. HAIKES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFP, Editor A PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sola NAttonal Advertising Representatives: . WBBMk Wlttner Oo_ New York, Chicago, Oe- teolt, AtlanU. Memphli. Every Afternoon Except Sunday tt aecond class matter at the post- office it BlytbevUle, Arkansas, under act of Con- trws, October 8, 1917. COURIER NEWS Berved by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By crrrler In the city of Blythevllle or uny ntburban town where carrier seivice Is mam- wined, 20c per week, or 85c per month. 6y mall, within a radius of 40 miles, |4 00 per jear, *2.6o for six months, $1.00 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, JIG.tW per year payable In advance. It's the CAA's Move The -United State* has llnw f;u' bein spared iiny air accident quite as ctaculai'ly tragic a.s tlie crash <>!' e planes which occurred in Shang- on Cliristmas nigiit. But that does mean that the t'og is thicker in China than it is in. America, or th:it American flying equipment is decidedly^ superior. " The probable answer is Ihat weather information is hotter here than it was in Shanghai, and that American pUjnes would have been grounded in Shanghai's Christmas weather. However, it cannot be said Unit a similar tragedy can't happen here. In Tact, theie arc times when it seems thai ^a(Vch a tragedy will be required to quicken the tempo of tho leisurely gov- OTTiment mid airline efforts to mak2 bsid--\yeather flying safe. .~'-Tw6 efficient means of bad-weather.-/landing were developed (hiring the >var, ground-control approach and in- .itrurncnt-laiuliiig approach. There are two schools of thought as lo whic-n method is better, and the resulting debate has contributed to the fad time, neither system is in use. There are other reasons, of course. The Civil Aeronautics Administration blames Congress for not giving it enough money to finish up expenmen 7 tation and development and get some sort of blind-landing method in operation, Then there are those who put the .major blame on CAA. These critics maintain that the CAA's dilatory passion for perfection has led it into ;m attitude of insistence upon conducting all research on a somewhat theoretical plane. It would be better, say the CAA critics, if if would authorize the installation of blind-landing equipment which is known to be workable and decidedly better than nothing, then make refinements suggested bv experience in actual use. Whatever the reasons for the delay, the fad remains that" today f>ad flying conditions offer the airline pna- .sengC)' n choice of slaying on the ground or talcing lo the air with a (food chance of being killed. Anyone 1 who talks with regular, occasional or potential airline customer.'; —and that includes most of us—must have been struck by the f/tct that more and more of (hem are expressing n din- inclination to do any flying in winter unless ft is absolutely necessary. . The fear of accident is prui(i>.hly fell more often than it is expressed, l-iiit the usual reason given is perfectly valid: Why plan a four-hour plaiw trip in preference lo ;i 2.1-hour train ride wJit'ii there is a possibility that tho weather will clone in for 2-1 or 48 hours? Thtf responsibility would seem to rest with the CAA, since blind-landing equipment will necessarily have lo be standardised. It is certainly as much Ihe CAA's job as it is the airlines' to try to prevent uccidents ;i iul to inin- imi/e the inconvenience and loss of lime and money which passengers s'lt- f'er when plane:; are grouii«efj. Home to Roost Joseph Cm-ran, president of the. Na- lionttl Mjiritime Union and the Greater New York CIO Council, has resigned his co-chairmanship of the Committee for ^Maritime Unity with tile charge Ihat unity is just what some of his OMU colleagues wero not trying !.o achieve. As a result he has ;i fight on his hands. A left-wing NMU group, headed by Joseph Stack, union vice president, is after his scalp and his job. Mr. Curran is a lough, two-fisted citixen who can hold his Own in most fights, but we wouldn't want to bet too much money on him in this one. For this time it looks ; l; i if he might be hampered by a large flock of chickens from tin; CIO convention which have come home to roost on the NMU doorstep. H will be recalled that the convcn- lion administered ; , cambric-tea rebuke lo tho Communists within the CIO unions. A resolution, of Communist co- authorship, pu[ the members on record as saying that they "resent and reject" Communist interference. Only that and nothing more. Naturally, this served as n green light lo the Reds, whose sensibilities are notoriously impervious to resentment and rejection. It i s a doubtful coincidence that Mr. Curran's implied slap at the Communists should be followed almost immediately by this left- wing attack. U would scarcely be surprising if similar activity elsewhere were to follow in the wake of CIO 1'residcnt Murray's policy of appcase- ment. 5Dd there were two hundred ol the csrtir.cau-s- engraved. r j'HKY were beautiful cci-liriealc:;. t'X'.'imsitoly lettered, iUeor;:t«t with the Indian chieftain's nc-ac 'id having a gooil dun! of wi * t« , r „„ *" """"• "•«' >•«•« lyjAJOR CAMERON was learning r that there is more to the oil .!*&P n S» than meets the eye. ph^vell, perhaps his first Im- Ih^^ti 0 "-^^ been a 'n'lUc"on £tL •".?.• S i dc ' SomeJ "*v the Major h^. thought then ol an executive who would do nothing more stren- uou« than sit—though that with «**r«atest d.gnity. It was with "ciSi i 4 ak "\ t0 disma y "'at he r-%rd, later, Mr. Milgrim's c -<. W-p»tion of the executive as an •r«ve partner At least in the be- iranlnt Mr. Milgrim said, the m^jdcnt of the corporation would iSS.J'L!?' ?i" * ua " scrat<: h ui>- pajTChavtrs of zteck. the corporation's considerably impoverished by the csts of stationery and stock cer- ilicatcs. Many other items must Iso be charged against initial eap- tal, Mr. Milgrim said, and all were •alid and necessary, though pcr- iaps "unseen." But the stationery nd certificates Major Cameron ould see and judge for himself And wasn't he pleased with them? * • * pLEASED, Indeed! The Major was entranced. Cut in several sizes, with match- ng envelopes, the stationery was i creamy white, so heavy that it •racklcd'when folded. At the top if each sheet was an embossed pic- urc hi colors of an Indian chief- .ain wearing a feathered bead- dress. Beneath, similarly embossed were the words ShenDraioah Investment Company, a title of Mu- jor Cameron's own inspired choosing. '•, you must perform . iu 1SIL'J1)7)R ri(/>c ri ;\!.. NT, 1 ! — , had ^R«mtch up'" said the Major dtylortng this phrase of Mr. Mil- •nm'i "You mean—me?" ?C«rlamly. You " Th$ Major blinked. Eutas Mr Milgrim went on ex- Plajnlnf, the Major saw the rea- »o*«bleness, even the advisabilitj at the Idea. "Look at Henry Ford," said Mr tttot*. "Did he sit and let hi. ~ny form, willy-nilly, arounc "o, sir! He got the people h, '—;•«»* into H; ho took the reins. 1 Major CoTnerjn looked at Hem-' ' Fftfd, and nnJded. ExpIaiWptt fuither, Mr. Milgrim h ^s»J(l ther* would hare to be drill ^JfW, ne ' • ^haft sunk, orelimi j-^Mfifs entailing expense to !he in «£2?TJ r?J3ts and > ""'"rally, to ttu » *—-Wfnt, too; and xne'tapltal ~ two orijinal aisociatei Mil Then Mr. Milgrim a ,,d Mr. Richard Breen, their courtesy knowim; no bounds, hnd insisted that . ' —" ."aiMvu m:ii only nis name appear on the stationery. . . shoultl °e in large type,'' It he fi large type. Whencvc t i, ,. —" ..•]'«.. » iienever U1OUPIH ul I om",h b 'L rC .!^ fl !L lh « 1 .'-"»^ Spunky Mu, u a e nil si do somclhing mo rc than sit, M n 1, in very line print, which ihc Maj.n had really ucvor had time lo rca<' though he intciulcd to. Ho II ,m,.ht thai .inybwly would be pr.'id't--. possess a certificate; he > t use:; promptly bought six of thes, \vita the money which his sister .aura liail sent him for his bir.ho v in June. Mr. Milgrim, a man of lonjj experience in business, attended to all the "drudgery" (as he called it) of organization, tlic "paper work." an accommodation ior which Major Cameron, an author, bv profession, was duly grateful" The Major's activity, according lo Mr. Milgrim, would come soon enough And it did. He was giv<-n a hundred of tho stock ccrtilicates mul told to sell them to bis friei Js at Inly dollars :ipicce. The day this task v.-as mentioned lo him, lie full c|iiito sl;i:;.ui<.<|. Ho could not think ill the im nvnt of a hundred li lends of Ins who might conceivably i,ave lif'.y dollars each. In fact, he couldn't think of even OI,L- friend. Alter a wh"'" ho lluiught of his .-.jsU-r l.,.,,rai who. of conise. had inoni-v tu inn-• i' He might \vi ite to l.auia ;,l,,,ni s«!7iio stuck- but it would Lc ;iwk- ward, especially since he'tt ncvei written to thank her for Hie bii-i :) . dny present. Then, in a iki^-h lie thought of his tobacco route, h,.- , s • ii|) =' i c. r. Milgrim. wasn't oiTcriti B th Shenanuoah slock on ,, 1L , 1 h:u never informed Mr. Milgrim of hi; being (at intervals) a drummer; ( nj'W, hcsiljinily. he spoke of it. Mi' j Milgrim did not seem at all FIII-- ' prised. The tobacco route, he market, and ie -is Ueoir, "T P " S "'' Thc t " bacco ''° me ' 1>p »' Price al a nominal figure He had I ^v" potcllllally fei ' lilc ™»-'""no desire, he said lo ,eu' -mv , i i "" i" 11 " rob;lbl - v ^' ll "'is "H's person gaining a urcnondc-i • ,,, , i M ™ t '!' e ' i «-iiniii the next r.ionth control; i.e was temper "-''null- '"" lhcl .\ J ' ou '. 11 bc'begainE me f,, opposed to monopolies; lie'liked to see lots of people profitiny and th<luck passed around to al: Mr M,I" grim was at heart a'humanii«rnM •snd not ashamed lo admit it second hundred." "13nt you and Mr. Brccr; wi , 'have sold tlie s;cond hundrod " | "Yrs. . . . Well, it may nip.m tl,.~ •i'Mi.iii; of more ccrl'iflc.'.lcs. l,t:n-,' ii,l u> nie," said Mr. Miliji-.n:. -— ,. u . ..0, iu.»ii_.j nj immil II I h i i i, • , At rl'Vr Therefore, the stock would i '•' 1 ?,'"', su ,'" ™ --^ — —„,.-.,, .„.- stll al ten dollars a share in bio" - "" lho chol ' 0:i tbh J'ST' TT.'^'!!^ "• nvc *•"'•• ThWe^l c^ri-'ifl";/"^ «?' °, Ut °" 3 ''."" tbH *i tM out*-, r*d been cute v,-ould sell Ior fifty dollars, i J (ToSte'co'nl me via 1 (To Be Continued) Three's a Crowd THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 194? WASHINGTON COLUMN ^ IJY I'F.TER II1ISON N1;A Washington t'wrrc.spontlenl WASHINGTON, Jan. '>. INEAI — Navy blues are tocli'.y more of a feeling Ihan a color. Naval officials face the new Congress lashed to the must and garroted. First, they are forbidden to talk against the President's announced, plan for unifying the united services. .Secondly, the Senate uncl House Navi'.l Affairs Committees are about to be mc.-ked into the new Committees on the Armed Services. The admirals naturally [ccl that bath moves are detrimental to their jVavy. Senate committees on 'Military and Naval Affairs in the hist Congress imd 18 members each, a total of 30 senators. Tlic new Committee on the Armed Services will Imvc on: v 13 members. In the House the i«-o committees bad 'M members each, n total of CO congressmen. The new House Committee on Armed Services will have o:,iy 33 inemjcr.s. Since more than 3Q congressmen and 13 senators who served on the old committees were re-elected to Hie nun- Congress, there is :i big fight for places. Not only will some of the older membjrs lose thcli- scats, but If seniority rules are observed, none of the newly- clccled roiierc-Mnieii. including? 'u number who are veterans of the last wnr. will f ^ }> ]-,^ K „„ t[u . rcorfi»nlzed committee. Subcommittees may be given full powers to act lor each brunch or the armed services. i uu | smaller committees may ue more efficient.! But in tins concentration of responsibilities M.ivaj offlrinis fear thul the case fur unification will be prejudiced. CAUSR FOIt TEAHS Since the old Military and Naval Affi'.irs Committees were ainonc the busiest in Congress, there h some concern over a possible slifht- liiK ol nil national.. defense issues In DIP era of p«acc that is supposed to lie ahead these problems may not be as bit; us they were In wartime, but they may bo just as many. And because of lechno- lotjical advances in wnriare. they may be :\ lot more complex. Naval vessel ;:t remit h today is far below what it was in 1910. Thm there were 4fo combal ships in commission. Today there are oniv 300. Seven hundred ships are in reserve and "m iirease" on the inactive list. Concent rut Ion Is still KOillg on The active fleet lias about thrre- *ourlhs of full new.;, the reserve fleet less Hum half. By next July r.'i'jsonnpj will in- <!oivn to -IM.O;!;) otfk-Dis and men. plus ICB.CCO Marine officers and men. This is nearly four time:; the authoM/.'i! Mrer.sth ol tin' N'rtvy aiul Marine Corj)s in 1940. N'aval appropriations for lliiij year are S-1.7 billion, about a tlnuli of -.vhlnii \vH! i]i- spent next your Most your'a rrque.stcd upproprki- llon Is tx|>ectoil to be a'coiit tii,. .«uinp -scinewhn-,• bct.wen £4 j ;vrist SS billion. Kosenrcli lo drvolop t!ie lesson, Icarnod In the la,; war mnv t> ( . ... bin itr:n In m'Mt vrar's cxpom:i- luies During the w; t r both A::m nnrl Navy had lump-sum nppropn.u tioiii for rr.scurclr Heltirniui! [„ peacetime practices, all rrqu."-:. miisi be made specific KKQUKSTS ARE liKADV Army and Navy rescajc-h is :-. >v,supposedly co-ord'lnated in t!n>"r,'-' llcc of Vannevar Uii.sb. nut at iii- ;)n:-\enL time it is hard to tell WIM will cio what research under dm. grossiojial ftuthori?ations. Applications of rocket uncl <..;. mlc-ra v rcfcnrch to mllitorv sc;. • - 0 arc two of the big fields of ...; - Mv Use of atomic-energy-driven ( 'i':- Khies :* shin propel'.cirts is u • > under InveslfteUion. Tao Naw •< expected to ask for additional'' i," search laboratory facilities. Authority for removal of tip Nnvys post-graduate school from Annajio'ds to Monterey. Calif wi'i again bf> sought. Additional avvitil, trainiTi!; facilities at Annapolis will also be rr-que.sted. Knd of the war and expiration of wartime powers will result in icquests for authority to continue certain jcbs the Navy is tio\v doiu^ —transport of civillaiis at sea conduct of salvage operations, underwriting of tnarine Insurance, acquisition and disposal of real estate. The Navy would like to have tin- Waves made a permanent, part of the Naval Reserve. Acts are wnnled lo make permanent the office ^f Undersecretary of Uie Navy, ana to appoint a Read Admiral Chief of Chaplains. Fifteen million dollars more is needed to complete rehabilitation on Guam, for which the last Congress appropriated Sli million. Whether or not Guam and other islands of the Pacific remain under Naval government depends on what policy Congress sets by a new organic act for territorial government under United Nations trusteeship. THIS CURIOUS ) VWATER ) FEEE7.IN& INTO ICE W:LL DEVELOP A PRESSURE OF ISO TONS ( PER SQUARE FOOT. CALIFORNIA is soum OF AND OF IT 15 MADE UP OF THE CONTINENVOF AMTAi?,:". IS NEARESf WHlcH OrlfL. ANSWEH- It | S nearest to South America. XEXT: Is the Clicshiic a brecii of eat'' SIDE GLANCES ->v~^» by Galbraith "We've got to quit buyiijBwirything so 1 cnn pay off that note in February awl H^r^^ng.iin in March to |>ay my : IN HOLLYWOOD »••••••••••*•••,.,....„ jiv r.itSKiNi; JOHNSON NBA Staff Corrtsjionilcxit HOLLYWOOD — (NBA)— You've novei- heard ili e story or how Fi-ank Nforgnii went home in n hearse? Well, it. wns a ne-.v one on u.s, too, And, If you know Prank, you know ll'.i trilf*. He collapsed in Mr, dressing room one day a t M-O-.M A few years hack. II was bad, very bad. He passed out completely. A doctor came and snld It \vas his heart. He'd nave lo no home anil icst for u couple of weeks The studio tried lo locate an iiiiibulancc. There was none available. Then someone thought or a mortuary across the street from the studio. H was n good thought— in a few minutes a long, black hearse with eolci-leaf decorations drove onto the M-O-M lot and up lo the diT.'ising-room building. A couple of huskies put Prank, practically Unconscious, on a .stretcher. carried him down the stairs and deposited him, gently in the plush interior of the hearse till' hearse slowly drove through Presently Frank's eyes opened A couple O f p t . ol ] c from tlle S ludlo were sitting beside him "There's nothing t o ,. VO rry about Frank," they whispered ••wh V1 ! C1 ' C ",',"• 1? " ^llowed Prank. wiut is this-an ambulance?" ' "No, Frank. It's „ hearse. It was rill we could get " "Well. WELL. WELL!" boomed Morgan, once again his joval self "Im lakiiif; n [nxi (he rest Qf m way ;-ome _ this . hearse hasn't got. any springs.'. I-rank took the taxi, went to bed for a month, and has been In the best of shape ever since. AM, imOIU-N 111' John oarfleld viill hr,ve two cauliflower ears, n broken nose and a ridged cheekbone for in,; ,-olc us the prizefighter i tl "Bui-iln" Journey." . . . There'a a |,ig ' ro w urttt'lnii on James Mason's return to England. He has bee,, ti-lTlm; reporters I,, NPW Vork tli at f,,,,. ai«i Jias no busing ming to B ct into the world lilm m ,;rket ]''ai>nic inu-st ., v:i , Us N on, u Shearer to star in ""' sign ivhieh read: "Van .lohnson's 1'agc,. Heavers." Tlie ffals, were liutli in th c r r sixties INGHin CAN KEAIJ.Y SIN'Cl liigrid Bcrnman sinj-.s a terrific loici, sons in "Arch of Triumph" .iiHi people are s«!"lf to be siirnris- <t at the ease with which .she doe; sonp th ° S!01y ' J " hini1 lhc Before coining to Hollywood In- BIHI spent four years of her life m Sweden as the pupil of the sine "* J!V. l . cs f ra Sie « rri '^ Tcrliai/ rL the e maestro guaranteed Miss Bergman that she would become one of tin- world's great mezzo-sopranos if she concentrated <„, voice rather than on dramatics. And lie wa s heartbroken when she made tn e dccislo,, i,, favor of stage and screen. We nomler if [> :lnk Sinatra sent a teles™,,, lu the Hollywood woo "omen's Press Club after he was x "te« (he most iinco-upcniliveac tor of 13J«, hv ,, lc gresllesl nia , J«rity ,„ six years n f v otin K ruckling iso , a ,, ics WUIlll , , )C auilc a chore, Fraiikic. Watch ,,,K for bobby nii, s . Screen Star HORIZONTAL-2 Yard (ab ) 1.6 Pictured' . '3 Corded fabric screen starj i l 4Ti .|.. 9 Revoke a J ,t, I Tldy ' grant - .i'/ ( 5 Amounts (ab.) 10 IdenticalX 6 Gibbon 11 Abstract being 7 Mystic syllable 13 Harangue , 8 Color 15 Lion 10 Indian'weight 2 11 Gaelic 12 Type of glove leather H Symbol for tantalum 18 New Zealand timber tree 20 Czar 21 Ardor 22 Spot 24 Got up 25 Terra firma 'JO Puissance 27 Symbol for radium '•!8 Paid (ab.) 2!) Consumed. 32 Conducts 30 Plant of the mustard family ^ ,• 37 Enrich ••'' 38 Poultry 39 Poker slake 43 Tissue 44 Girl's name 45 Come 47 Writing tool 48 Egyptian river 50 Respond to a ' stimulus 52 Pedal digit 53 Merits i VERTICAL ! 1 Conlrollcr 23 Ta sovereigns 24 Fruit 23 Reverberate , - ., •": 30 War god 6 facility - v 31 Occupant 7 Heavy blow 33 Experts IS She is a movie 34 Alms 35 Aqualic bird Exist 40 Wear (ab ) 41 Weary 42 Ceiiiii- of shrubs 45 Malt drink •Iti Auricle •19 Buttei'/ly 51 Credit note tab.) Our Boarding House with Mai. Hoonle R^fc^^^c^c**^^? — — __* " GOOD 1 ER.60OD \VORMlMG-~I ., AFTEEMOON,PeT.'UM-M IF-THERE VWftS SOiME ER,^,v, w ^ ^OULD RUM .SOME TASK T COLH U PERFORM, <30HE MSWIA.L CHORE [ t COULD TAVie OFF- VDuP f SMOULDERS.' — \W SlNSGLE ME^ LSEAR'S RESOLUTlOM , T15 TO BB OF \\OKe X 7 lccD ""-,ElbVOU irvj ) ^'4 1,NW DEAR'j -~ CAM PACk. ' IMTO OI4E tlTTL6 MOlJO- Out Our Way By J. R. Wiiiiams _ THAT'S "THIS (S A ^ K'.RACLE/J

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