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fcE EIGHT BIATHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY,'JANUARY 3, 1947 BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publish JAMES L. VERHOEFF, Editor • PAUL D. HUMAN*Advertising Manager '•'. Sole NeUoqkl Advertising Representatives: WtBuc Wttmer Co, New York, Chlcaso, De- tMtt. Atlanta, Memphis. PilbUdMd Evtry AfUmoon Except Sunday ftrtend *> tecond clan matter at the post- Office »t Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- October 9, 1917. 4 Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By cc-rrier In the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is main- coined, 20c per week, or 85c per month. ' By mull, within a radius of 40 miles, $400 per year »200 forstx months, $1.00 for three months; by mall outside 60 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Frightening Facts of Life In the unlikely event Hint Uic Uiis- tees of n wealthy t'oimcl:iUoii or endowment fund should usk our advice 'on \yhat to do .with u million dollars, we should earnestly recommend that they present it to the worthy and deserving group which calls itself the ''Emergency .Committee of Atomic .Scientists. - There are nine distinguished scientists in the K«niP> headed by Dr. -Albert Einstein, and they are looking for just that sum. With it they hope to do a necessary selling job. Their commodity is a .set of six stalemenls, Six fateful facts of life which hav« somewhat faile.l -so far to goad the human family into concerted, emergency action. The facts are these: '-_- 1. Atomic bombs can now be made Cheaply-and in: large numbers and they 'i»ill become more destructive. :T 2. There is no military defense against atomic bombs and none is to be expected. •-•'3. .Other nations can rediscover our isecret processes by themselves. '.-';•' 4. Preparedness against atomic warfare is futil, and if attempted it .will ruin the structure of our social order. .. 5. If war breaks out, atomic bombs will be used, and they wil| surely destroy our civilization. , 6, There is no solution lo this problem except inlet-national .control of atomic energy nnd, ultimately, the elimination of war. Thai is all. But those statements sum up the problem and inescapable •solution better than all the millions ' pf technical, emotional, controversial, belittling words thai have been written on this subject of almost incomprehensible impnrtance. •-.' These nine men know what they are talking about. They are wise, serious, and fastidiously devoted lo tins separation of fact and supposition. There; is no supposition or half-truth in what they are saying now. With tlu> scientist's righteous scorn of rhetoric, they have set down their conviction*. They have determined upon a vigoi 1 - ous campaign to disseminate those convictions, as Dr. Kinstein lias explained, through "a feeling of the heavy responsibility which physicists hav) taken upon themselves by the creation of the atom bomb." ' The tragedy is that these scientists and many of their colleagues have said all (his before. They, of all people, know the process and the possibilities of their own creation. Rut the public has chosen to give them scant attention. Instead, the atomic bomb's potential victims have listened to others t >( infinitely less knowledge and consin- ably less reticonse—politicians and soldiers and others who know all the tricks of attracting public attention. Of rather, the potential victims have listened to them when listened at all. Mostly they have preferred and striven to forget the whole tiling. That is why thcsn nine scientists are seeking n million dollars. That is less Hum (he spectators paid to sew ,)o« Louis' hist fight. H is loss than an average day's bolting nt a big race track. But with that much money the scientists might bo able to luku H passive world by the scruff of Uu> neck and 4iowl it to u place- where il could read the handwriting on the wall without glasses. Surely a million dollars is a cheap price if wo can all read the six facts of life, learn them, .believe them, do something about them. "Ami if the money isn't forthcoming in a lump sum, how about 100,000,000 Amoviwins pitching in a penny apiece? Guns Over Fences JEANNEJTE -COVERT- NOLAN - Wliilc tlic diplomats still haggle over boim- elftry Hues and "strategic frontier.!" military men with imuKlnutloM are helping us to sec how the- pi-Lblem or defense has Uccu revolutionized. CScn. Curtis E. i.eMay. for Instance, lias Just pro- dieted Hint by liiQO nny leading in.lustrlal nation will be able to produce n weapon capable of hurling several tons ot explosive 0.000 mil'is. He is not talking about Hie big - bomber:. \Yhirh In one sense becdmc u slngle-shot gun. He IB expeaiiu; a further development ot -.ho rocket idea, which In the V-'J fired 300 mill's with aomo degree of accuracy. And he i.s try. inn to make Americans realize that In any rutiirc war they would not be defended by -he time mid space wlilnh enabled them to build and train the forces that helped to win '.wo world wars. The picture presented should hav; an nwukenini; effect. And. not just in the way of encouraging Americans to support military research niiil prcparntion for war. It should point up ngal-i for all peace-seekers Ihe necessity of preparing for pence. For consider what :i U.COO-iiHIe guii menus! It ylves us n picture or the nations not as "ranch neighbors," armed with six- shoolers and separated by vast distances. It. stiyucst,^ riithcr, a close-packed city area, wllti neighbors ix-klng 16-Inch rifles over one another's fences or through the dlntngroom windows. Have we enough imagination lo see thai, picture—and take the* steps In positive peacemaking It suggests? -CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Till-. STflllYi Mr. Alllcrlm n »'m»l. Hint it will lir ,,r,.,-v, ; ,ry f,, flit; ^Ininr. OK pri-Klilfur uf ti • cr.i Maj pany. tu KO rafrh op cnim* Tjusl •» 100 B|« I ?W> pncli PUHIOnllTM I * • XX r JTHERE were limes when Mr. Milgrim's manner was ratber too jfteular, but of one thing the Major fell sure—Hubert Milgrim was a I'entlen-.En. His long horse face indicated intelligence, his dark eyes w«e thoughtful and kind. His attire was never short of immncu- ISto. and in the best ot taste. His ISPauaye, except (or infrequent Itpsas into slang, was punctilious ; And Ihe Major could not hold these l5irs2»- against him, for Hubert IJjlgrim's life, by his own state- tncnt, lied not l.sen a bed of roses, te.had pulled himself up by his ovyn bootstrap:). . K"That,'.'. Mr. Milgrim often sr.id "toughens «ven the most sensitive : But;DS to whether,Mr. Rlclford Rreen'.was as much a gentleman 1 ,'th* Major-was not so sure. He rnighl .be. As Mr. Milgrim said, he did seem-to understana the oi business and was an asset with the P3P«r work. But Mr. BrccLi \va d'Eppsed to address the presidcn o; the company as "Cameron" or— at f timesr—"Old boy." The Majo • nld not exactly like this. ; ; Mr, Alilgriro, still sufficicntl sensitive to perceive the effect o Mr. Ereen upon the Shenandoah' president, sought to excuse hirr- V. . r *£. he said, was young, hand '.fpffl':, spirited, but, underneall v -Miihd as a dollar, the salt of tti ' """Ah'" said the Major "Ycj know bow a >oun£ rfia looking around at every girl he passes. Never tells me who they are, and I never ask. Yes, Rick's lat you might call susceptible to minine wiles—but a fine, whole- me lad. Very!" The Major said, "Ummtn." Miss Amy nnd the other inerti- as of .he Major's household :iew nothing of the Shenandoah nvestmcnt Company; it was a se- ret he kept because, conslitution- ~ly, he enjoyed keeping secrets. was planning to confound Uijs Amy, when profits began oiling in ("by the wheelbarrow- oad," as Mr. Milgrim put it) bj cmarking in nn oft-hand way tha ow her every wish could b ranted. . . . "Let's lake a trip round the world. We'll take Ihe iris. lind husbands for Ihem. Take le boys, too." Often, either by da> r night, he floated into reverie 'f himself as Ihe granter of wishes And often, strangely, the vvoinai n his reverie, his comp3r>'.-.in on he world lour, was not Misi Amj t all. Someone else. Sophie Kit redge. ... Beautiful Sophie, of ___„,.„ Manor in Culpcpper County, Vw- Sijia. Lovely Sophie, slendc* as IDOUIOU3 summer 01 everything s it should be, the months rushing by under skies ever cloudless. "Do you love me, Sophie'.'" How lany times he had asked the ques- lon. William Cameron, the young- si but surely not the least of her dorers. "Do you love me?" It was the reprise of all n season's dance lusie, the serenades under the tars. She must love him, she nust!— 1OPHIE hadn't said but Mama Wanted So Much to Make a Good Impression r OUR FIRST V1-7.T To THE CAPITOL FOURTEEN Ye 4NP LOOK /\T/OU/ ••••»••••••«••••••••«••••*••••••••••*•••••»•••••< : IN HOLLYWOOD HV I.KSKINI; JOHNSON NlvA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — The class In "How lo Set Music Back 10,000 Years In Six Easy Lessons" will please come lo attention. Your professor, of course, Is Spike Jones, currently murdering ihe classics on a national "mustc depreciation" lour. Spike ana his I/and just completed a movie, "Variety Girl," at Paramount, where he used so many trick props thai the prop department put up a sign reading: "DON'T throw It, away. Kplke may be able to use It." Here are Spike's Ideas on how to set music back 10,000 years: 1. Pick a tune people would like lo hear murdered. "Like Glowworm," says spike. 2. Pick an Instrument to ruin. You can do terrible things to a >. it's wonderful for slicing aid-boiled ei.es at picnics." 3. Dig up a lot of good props. Next season I'm going to shoot banjo-player out of a cannon." 4. Hehearse in u place where you 'on't break any leases—"like tlie tomic bomb proving grounds In 'C'A 1 Mexico." 5. Hire a crew of musicians who ke to live dangerously. 0. Give it to Spike Jones. "I'm lot afraid of anything—including 'etrillo." H'M COMEDY FOR DENNIS? Dennis Day's new comedy show. A Day In the Life of Dennis Day." as film producer Hal Roach keen bout Dennis's possibilities as a Hm comic. . . . Radio commit- nents prevented Leo Durochor rom accepting Seymour Neben- fll's offer to play a leading ro!e WASHINGTON COLUMN w\^j-mr. riirun t ijiuu yes; laughing, tapping her fan, co- qncling, she hadn't said no, cither. Vhon in tlic aulumn she ttcnt jack lo Paris, the question was still unanswered. There would be another summer. . . , But there wasn't. That wos the astonishing thing. Never another summer, only the raging inferno which wiped out Kingdon Manor, its ordered security and all it stood for, like a beautiful legend sponged from a slate. Sophie in Paris was then the cause you fonght for, you had to believe that you would see her again. .. . You didn't. It passed, the terrible war, and the even mc-re terrible period which they called "recon- Elrucllon." But can a dream world be reconstructed? The phoenix does not rise from such ashcsl Gone, gone, everything gone. And Sophie, too. . . . They told you she had married in Paris, married ^ a Frenchman. And then Ihey told you she had .j...! there. Sophie dead? Oh, no! . , . . _____ _ __ ___._._. >irch wand, bright as Ihe si* Vu. thrust that from you—but ll ** HY I'KTKK KI>SON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NBA)—Mrs. Helen Uout'las Mankin, congress- voiniui from Georgia's Fourth District, which takes in Atlanta, says the has just begun to fight. First, she is goinH to file a con- est against the election n[ James Davis of Decatiu. On., who took ier .seat in Congress away from Her In Ihe November election. Secondly, she Is going to start n suit for damages ngatnst Georgia's secretary of state and the three state ordinaries. If the case goes through lo the Supreme court, as Mrs. Mankin hopes it will,an opinion may be handed clown which outlaw Georgia's "cotinly unit rule" and for Ihe first time enable the people of the state to chjose their officials by a majority vote Of the clllzcns. % The county unit rule was. of course, one of tlie factors responsible for Mrs. Mnnkln'.. defeat. If Mrs. Mankin can go through l vlth this double-barreled shotgun attack, she may well turn Georgia politics inside out, for Ihe possl- Mlllie<; and implications are Ire- mcndoiis. NO QUICK DECISION 1 Her formal contest against Davis must be liled with officials of the House and served on Davis before Hfc. ,1. which Is the expiration of the 30-days-after-electlon period 'or such action. The contest will be referred to the House Coinmlt- f ee on Elections when the new Congress convenes in January. It may take six months or a year before decision will be made by v otc of the House. Mrs. Mankin may not oppose Davls's Inking his seal pending decision, because lo do so would deprive her district ot representation In Congress. The court action will i )t . si 111 slower. The suit must be [lied and tried first in Ihe District. Federal Court, for Georgia, then carried lo Ihe Supreme Court on appeal. It "ill take time-aiid money—lo prepare and try the suit. Decision may not come for several years. The gentlewoman from Gcorela who now becins this fiirht is tfill. Rentier and fit. wtlh n lot of nervous energy. Her hair is bediming to gray, she Is SO and doesn't care who knows it. she has a pair of clear blue eyes lhal can look a Hole through a concrete wall. She was educated r,. s „ lawyer n n ( l served 10 years in the Georgia General Assembly, so she knows her way around uollllcs. She was elor-led |r> Congress last February to rill out Robert Ram- fpeck's term after he resigned Since then she has had to fight two other rnmpaiKiis—the st'a'e primary In Julv and the flnnl e!.c- llon in November. Three palgns In nine months Is no record for a gentlewoman Georgia—It's n record. In those three campaigns Mrs I Mnnkln claims they threw at her evervthlii" l n |ii r bnok: In l])(> , . , primary, sirs. Ma , lkll , , VOn „ •_ i jorltv or Ihe votes, but j| m UilvL der the popular vote system. By doing that she placed herself in a strong position to contest Davis and Hie her suit against state election officials. She says she planned It that way. says that all ballots shall be counted and thut the public shall have the right to wnlcti the counting. In DeKalb county, Mrs. Mankin's own brother, Dean Hamilton Douglas of the Atlanta Law School, was denied permission to watch the counting of the courthouse ballot box and was threatened With arrest if he insisted. "I won't knuckle under to mat," says Mrs. Mankin. "They can't run In her contest against Davis be- I me out of the Democratic Party. fore the House of Representatives, Mrs. Mankin will make three charges: U> that votes cast for her In the November election were not counted; (2) thtil, due to intimkla- lion by the Tahnadge convention, Georgia officials violated state laws; (3> that every election law in the stale was violated. Lei's lake one example. The law If the Talmadge state legislature meets in January- aim repeals the primary election laws for whicl I fought, and if two years laler Ihey try to substitute the selection of Democratic Party nominees hand-picked by Talmadge clubs there's going to be a fight between the Talmadge Democrats and the real Democrats." THIS CURIO US dreams possesses—and, remembers always. Wi!V : am Cameron had remembered. He had been seventeen v?_j\*i first he met her, and Sophie six-teen, just returned from convent, school in France, skipping dcw.t the streets of Myra, flirting audaciously with every male creature in sight, flirting with Wil eron, smiling at him, enslaving him. That was the summer oi I860, and all the Kittredges were rujt a fllrUlico. But he's Ut home, In Kingdon Manor, the rf3 •* « »aUor WK! it's wearina Ureat gates flung wide to prodigal MW--I M« him iMting around, i bo*y£tal!ty «nd parties galore— "YOU KNOCK FRUIT OFF A TREE TO Pur ITUPj- MARIE A\. ROSS. HAS NO ACTUAL EXISTENCE EVCEFT (N UTBKAKY EXPRESSIONS. T. M. REG. U. s. PAT. OFF NEXT: Do armadillos inhabil the United Slalcs? cnin- _ f.om llusory as Ihe shimmer of n<ixin-**:r,fjlly you knew it must be true, ight on rippling water; the wc_-.wu . J. id what remaineu afterward, every man dreams about, h. .iiit ;-Au- had you to show for it all'.' •Jut/iiithingV Well, there was mem- --y, .ind the yardslick of life at Manor with which to your own existence and till other existence. You had known perfeclion, hadn't you? That was something, and you clung to It, and through the years ot compromise you kept trying, trying lo be Ihe person you had been when you and Sophie Kiltredge j were young together, | Dear Sophie, only a memory, a woman In a vision; but closer to you, mor« real, than anyone won two out of me three coumie. in the dlslricl. Both name. ,',v to go on the November ballot B U ' at fiov. Eugene Talmndsc's im- chln.: convention ln Mncon 'a wnti, before ihe election a , Pfo :i_ was passed saying that, Davis . 'IM , t,° e , U0) " ll1e « »«d that "' 10 <iltl ""Vthln ballot would Democratic P-nty HOlir TO A FINISH They put that one Mankin cou.d have run pendent. ' al ,v ""Vthlng to name o n the read out o Ihe -- 111 on the ballots I she refused to accept th e t . system, she qualified and "tner. rn!o SIDE GLANCES by Galbraith In "Heaver, Only Knows." " * * Veronica Lake's "I-amroil" scenes are gelling producer Vop Sherman into censorship troubles for (he first time In 20 years of film-making. . . . I'romlseri and hoped for: That scene In "A Miracle Can Happen" In \vhcih Jimmy Slewarf sucks unconcern.illy on a huge lemon while Doloros Morun tries to win a trombone-solo runlcsl. • * « Russell Juiiney, author of the best-seller "The Miracle of the Hells," sold the film riehLs to producer Jesse Lasky for $100,050, not for the announced $100.000. In 1917, Janney presented "Clod Knows," a vaudeville sketch, to Uisky, who turned it down. The price of the sketch was $50, and this amount was included in the purchase of Janney's "Miracle." MEET Till; "JOI.SONS" Larry Parks and Evelyn Keycs ! co-slurred in a western epic. "Renegades," for Columbia shortly before they matte "The Jolxon Story." With the success of the Jolson biography,, film exhibitors are now advertising "Renegades' 1 as "starring Larry (Mr. JoL.ou) Parks and Evelyn (Mrs. Jolson) Keyes." * * • _^" Ulta Johnson bought 20 hats ut a single silfliiif before leaving for N T c« York to shop for 11 l.roailwuy play. , ' "When I came tr> Hollywood from (lie stage 1 was so scared I bought one new hat," she said, "but now that I'm returning ( 0 the slagc I'm an limes more frighten" Russian Writer A.t«\vt-r (ii ['rt-ilim* HORIZONTAL 1,0 Pictured l.ussian novelist 11 Nullify 12 Chemical compounds 14 Redact 15 Aid 18 Waistband 19 r'uss ' 20 FaFhions i'l Note in Guide's scale 23 Plural (ab.) i* Article Pronoun 27 Kilher 28 Kiibric :«l Cultivates :n Unit rj stuiv :n Yellowish '!H Stout y Accomplish 40 ri.n.p;iss ponil 41 Steninslnp -12 Half an em « NI.S.IU be fore If. Unseat 50 Constellation 51 Compassitm oli hicjiti seiiK-ixt 54 HcTCic: afi Bi jtltje holding i si a ml 00 Tinders VERTICAL 1 Tamper 2 Exchange premium 3 Indian post 1 That thing 5 flesh 6 Portal 7 Myslic ejaculation 8 Chest bone fl I .OB joint 10 Color 11 Losv tides 13 Asterisks 16 Beside 17 Hebrew dei 20 Scoffed 21 Presume 24 Girl's nama 2G Flat plates 2fl Pilfer ... 31 Poem -V d 34 Skillful 35 Many of his novels have : been made into • ty 37 Succession 1 44 Heating /• device :4C Always 47 Mixed type 48 Bono ,,{* 49 Girdle i"fg$S! GO Copied J ' * 52 Sweet potato^ 5-1 Sea eagle >' 5GCa!l (Scot.) 58 Tantalumj / SBMakc into law (symbol) m Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople ""~" ~ """ *"^ ' ~ " , FEEBLE -MINDED ' { \ STILL PA-]'lf_G Off- \-OR. VOUR *JE\VJ VEAR'S EME 6irJ6E ; EW,l-I.OOPL6? , TIME x see You EMSAGED IM A. , ..^, ..,_,„„.-, REASONift8L6 FACSIMILE Of- <fiOR\A)^\ SOURS USED TO AUMOV t CAM MAKE. BOOK THAT NOU'Rfr I si /'-:•:'{ ME, BUT NOVMX-r ' THe .<EMMei. AGAIM/-"~ BVTH& \,'>" \3uSTAWMOTAWARe WAV, THAT WAS A M01SV CREW BKOD6IAT SOL) HOM£ AT Ft\)£ MORNllNS — V.IAKV VV V &•?(£• SETTER < \% * c$?L~^? ^^ Lm^^.T' ^^^ Out Our Way R. Williams "Whenever Henry runs across an old flame'he's horrified •_i_..__ .. ,at hoyy._5he's ALL RIGHT.' YOU PULLED ME OUT OP TH' MACHINE AMD VOLTRE A HERO-BUT DOM'T HOLD ME UP ALL IAY APVERTISIM' YOU CANT BLAME TH 1 GUV- HE GOT HIM OUT CX= IT BEFORI- AMYBODY . COULD SEE IT.' YOU'RE ra A HERO TO A C-/JV VOL) SAVE--YOU MAKE HIM LOOK TOO MUCH LIKK A FATHEAD: THE PICTURE HAMGEK.

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