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BLrfHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS t^. *(*j**«^..,^.., : >,, ^,>.,v«. ..W*... I BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ,*' »• OODRXBl NKW8 CO. , Jl. W. RAINES, Publisher x' JAMES L VERHOEW. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertiitac Manager 5 ' hole National Advertising Representative*: ,-' 'jlraLaee Wltmcr Co, New York. Chicago, De- 1 pott, Atlanta, Memphis. '• Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday ' r lintered as second class matter at the post- cffice at Blytheviile, Arkansas, under act of Congress,. October 9, 1917. the United Press ; SUBSCRIPTION RATES ' By crrrter in the city or lUythevllle or any •nx'jurban town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 35c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, $4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; fcy mall outside 50 mile zone. $10.00 per year payable In advance. Let's Co-ordinate On its first anniversary the Air Force Association, ;m organization of /former Army flyers, endorsed the proposed armed forces unification as "a definite step in the right direction." But it also expressed the hope a separate air force might eventually include the Navy's land-based aircraft, and that unification might be extended down from the present lop level. Lt. Gen. James Doolittle, the AFA's president, urged these developments in the interest of efficiency, effectiveness and economy. His arguments havu since been bolstered by two articles in Col- 'lier's magazine by W. B. Courtney, ; called "Will Russia Rule the Air?" iThese contrast the development of new air weapons by Ktissia and Britain, Jboth of which have independent nir forces under a unified command, with our own efforts. ,: ' General Doolittle revealed that until recently American research in the ; field of guided missiles was being ear- :ried on independently by the Army Air Forces, the Army Ordnance Department, and the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics and Ordnance. Army research has now been co-ordinated, lie said, , but it is still separate from Navy research in the same field. Obviously, such methods are a waste of money, time and skills. They would » be bad enough if we had a'comfortable lead in the development of new air devices. They are rather frightening when one reads Courtney's account of how far our wartime allies have gone inutile same direction. ; All the Courtney facia aro not new. But gathered together they form an impressive argument for putting our air research on a more realistic basis. During the war, says air. Courtney, we gave Russian engineers unlimited ' opportunity to study our aircraft pro- v duction methods. We gave British designers sufficient leisure to go ahead with advanced research while we built most of the aircraft and parts used in , the Western European theater. Today Mr. Courtney gives us the edge in such things as production ex- perience, airline equipment, airports, private flying and backlog of trained military flyers. He puts Russia in front on all points of foresight, research and ' future war potentials. England leads us in organized national research, electronics, jet engine development, and possesson of bases. England is building a $100,000,000 National Aeronautical Kstablishinent, pin lining (i Rational Gas Turbine E:i- labli.shment, and training leaders for both the RAF and the aviation industry at a national air college. Russia, of course, has the ultimate in integrated na'tional planning. The Soviet government is not accountable to its citizens for expenditures. Nor 's it telling anyone what's being done in a'lr and alomic research. Nearly -10 years ago Alexander Graham Bell said that whoever ruled the air would rule the world. That prediction's fulfillment may Ijo close at hand. We don't want to rule the world, but we don't want any other one country to do it, either. It is time that wo got coordinated and got going toward the future. One way lo start would be to follow General Ooolilllc's suggestion of integration, all down the line. Good Feeling or Fear? Some top men in government, business and labor unions are expressing what the diplomats call "cautious op- tomisin" thcso days. They feel that an era of good feeling in industrial relations may be coming on, although the feeling is almost too good to be true. And there are reasons at the moment to make that feeling m( ,i- c than wishful thinking. There aren't any nationally important strikes. A two-year task of job- classfieation iii the steel industry has been finished to everyone's satisfaction. Several important contracts have been extended during negotiations, when there might have been strike'; at the deadline. T'hil Murray and Ben Fairless seem to be on speaking terms. But is it good feeling or a healthy fear? Unions may be afraid of slap- down legislation if they don't proceed carefully. Industry may be worrying about possible strikes and portal-to- portnl judgments. Congress may be thinking, not that things are relatively quiet, that maybe some proposed labor legislation is a little rough for a lot of voters' digestion. Yel, if the. atmosphere is a little tense, it's also peaceful. Maybe somebody will lead with a left and spoil il all. But right now collective bargaining semis to be working, and all's approximately right with the world. The q«erUo™Uxlliy"rs~vlicunri r 'tl«r'EnkVrn~ and Western worlds will find :i way of living together In peace.— The Rev. Murlin NiPinoellcr. FIMctirr [» ht-r fimilly t tit rrxpon- Ilint Khc TKIU'M r-ro- though . \Vlii-K hi lii- ntlud oft ilton, n •-. THE STORY I Cnnnlc ;.1he m.llll Mummrt at and fcflt.nm'h n hurdi' > vlblllly toivnrd the luritft duvc-ii Mikr C pniml of xiinrrlnRr. »hc !* In love ivllh : Leiil, her Mlmllrcl ntwler. niiit ivcnlthj- l. 1ry 10 elopr. thi-y ni- by CngNlc nnd Pnrker frlrnd «r T.oir*. l.enl vo fi ---. Some month,* later, C'asslc n . J'HTkfr Iliimltton .-lecuU-nl- nl / and tlicj- Mart dating. CnwKlr . -itlilcn her Tvnrrlrii nl>ou< I.enl, who IK now runnliiK vrl Id. Pnrker »npKP«l* that l.cnl Inkp voice len- - *nnn. >Vhpn Cas*!r hrxltntm be- c^lisi- at Ihc exprnnr, ho Ktiddcnly nukH tier to marry him. "you've cot to let me help you,"' he nrKcn. • * • ; xi "VOU could think it over, Cassie, and decide. You don't •have to rush into it. I can \vait. But remember, some day Leni and ';Sid will be gone, and your folks • too, and there won't be anyone v left for you." He paused, his hand . toying nervously with ;he ashtray money come from?" she said dully and turned away. ; on the table, fur them." "I could do a lot Cassie felt a queer mingling of .., pride In his having asked her lo ; ; marry him and guilt that she had - let her relationship with him come to this point. "I'll think it over," she said in :• a small voice. -; They sat in painfril silence for a few moments. Thc small or- V chestra in the corner began to 'r play something familiar and sweet, .j and classical for a change, a Cho', pin nocturne. It was a song Leni i hummed around home a lot, because they sang it in the ,glce club I at school. j Cassie spoke to Leni the very /next day'about singing Icesons •£ just lo see her reaction. • : -\ '••., "Leni, Parker thinks you have a f;Wpnderiul voice. Would you take SI voice Itssons at the conservatory '! ; i{ I could find the money fo voice lessons'. 1 " I.cnl's, ui-s'Tivst time -,'n''months' 1* lest its heavy sullen iook, and her" ''"",, voice -rose incredulously. "At the ..conservatory!" Then the mask .. ;T*K*>P«1 »galn. "\Vherc would the •%,L-?$V* J *«-* : *—--- - • • -•-- • . -.. .. had never rcnlly had a chance to get acquainted with the Fletchers, because Ciissie was no hand to keep anyone waiting, and Fho was always ready when he called for her. But he seemed suddenly now to take more interest in them. He brought :i model airplane for Sid to build, and kept Cnssie wailing while he spread the parts out on the kitchen table and helped Sid cet started on it. Cassie was ashamed for him to see their kitchen, the cracked, faded oilcloth on the table, thc ancient range, with its broken top and the crooked lids, thc old- fashioned sink and pitcher pump. It all looked disreputable, and Mama was so untidy too. Parker looked out of place sil- ng at the table with Sid, his ox- jensive, well-cut tweeds towering >esidc Sid's patched sweater, theii \vo dark heads together. Another night Parker showci' Sid how to make diminutive tracers out of spools and rubber bands and match slicks and little ;hem?" ' "Take ircles cut out of soap. It that was his way of persuad- ng Cassie to make up her mind t worked, after a fashion. Fo: -assie felt a sort of tenderness fo lim, us he laughed with Papa and =•'•' at the tiny ' Just Another One of Those Things WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, of Mike's arms was arounn 'iv. and he was smiling down. C';::;sie J cart burned with sort of a rc- entful jealousy. * » * l.TAYBE it was because slic had been thinking n lot about .Tike again that one niyht when 'arkcv kissed her good night, she uddcnly found herself responding. Feeling her response, Parker's :i?s became fierce and eager, nd presently they were cling- ng together. Cassie had never [reamed that you could respond to man in that wny, not when you lidn't actually love him. She was "breathless when Parker released her, and she felt bis hand on her shoulder trembling. Cassie was stricken with re- norsc. "Parker!" she whispered. t was n cry of compassion which 10 immediately mistook for something else. "You will marry me, won't you, Cassie? Darling, 1 love you!" A little of his cxullance echoed i her own heart. It was good to have someone want you, need you. It was exciting to be loved. And it softened thc bitter remembrance of Mike. She hesitated for a mo- I mcnt and then it came out—"Yes." He kissed her ag;iin, passionately, his hands on her throal. "Cassie, I'll be good to you. We'll be happy. You'll see. When will it be?" ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*••»•••••••••« : IN HOLLYWOOD : WASHINGTON COLUMN p for , n necessary part of miich-needcc! social IIY 1'ETEIl KDSON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEAl—Scv- i cnteer. years ago, when n middle- aged U. S. career diplomat named George Messer.siniUi was leaving his [jost as Consul General in Buenos Aires lo become Consul General in Berlin, lie told his wife that there would some day be a revolution in Argentine to overthrow the big landholder dictatorship. When GS-year-old George Mes- rsinith returned to Buenos Aires | rist May as U. K. Ambassador to j :he Argentine, that revolution had ; tnkcn place. The landed aristocracy | was out. Col. Juan Peron was about! lo be inaugurated president tor a '' six-year term, after a close elcc- ' :ton. . Thc Argentine which Ambassa- ' dor Me.ssersmith saw on his first our of duty had a deep-scatcii intreri of the U. s. That hatred stlil lingered. It had been born of feeling of inferiority, superiority and resentment of U. s: host and month disease quarantines against the import of Argentine cattle and meat products. i Because of its mistrust of U. S. domination in thc western hemisphere, the Argentine traditionally opposed most measures brought up Pan - American conferences. When Col. Juan Peron's rcvn!u- , 'ionory eovcrnmr-nt had ratified ! the Act of Chapultepec In 19-15. U j was the third inter - American i iKreemcnt which this southermost | country j,nd approved. HEFOHMEIt Oil IlEMAGOGUE? ; When lip Micrrvdcrt Spri:illc Uriil- : en ns Ambassador to the 1 tine, George Mcssersmith set out to build good relations on this bi'- ginning. In his nil-out, wartime ef- ; fort to suppress Nazism and Fas- \ cism in T.itin America. Brndcn had i set. n policy of firm opposition to and nil his works. In Lntin ; America, this policy became known as "Brnrtlsmo." or Bradenism. '• Iinmrdlotclv after taking oliicr. Peron set forth on lt wropram that was mnde tn look like long-overdue social reform. A five-year plan was adopted. Road, school, hosui- tnl and housing programs were laid ' out. Watics were raised bv decrer. • A land reform was bppun to civ unused, arable land lp poor peons who had existed in virtnrtV slivcry ' under the old landholding aristo- cr,',cy. An Immigration proeram launched, mlpndCii to bring i revolution reform. .Vron may contend that * the power of the army has been • ••«••••••••• iijroken. replaced by the power of be better barracks i ihe workers. Peron may ask inno- I eentiy how he can be considered n ' military dictator while being will. , I«B to join in inter-American mu- Thc universities were cleaned out i 1 ^ r " SSiSta ' IC1: pacts ' Hc wants "° of liberal professors. For a time in ! the revolution there bad been corn- i pletc suprcssion of civil liberties in I turned out !o : for tin- army Old labor unions were done away with. New Peron unions a stale of siege, and complete cen- ioi'stiip. Today thc Perc:i government can make the claim tliat all this He has no external debts. • Hc has cosh with which to buy. Even the experts—Brnden and Mffsersmlth—differ in their appraisal of whether this is a genuine social reform or an expanding front for a new-style, expending, native American fascism. IS AWKE Fe,'«TED BY NA11VES OF THE WEJT INDiES THAN K THE IS THEONLY TREE possess A (SIKJPS OF LIVIN CELLS RLW THE HE4RTWOOD, ACCORDING TO WO AV.ERiOiM RESEARCH HUXJERS .HOVE Our INTHE COUMI //R5.SEVEKINO CELOTri, was !ive million new settlers from Spain anil Utah-. A slarl. was made on na- tlonili/iiiK indiislry. Ijyyine U n foreisn invcslments In 'railways, rommunicallons and public utilities. All these looked B ood. And yei. lo the hnrd-boilpd realists iho trim t:> pec through them, thcv lind n surkrr appeal. They were nil tricks Hitler and Nfiissolmi had used. All at once she was frightened at what she had done. "I'd have to have a lilllc time," Cassie said. Her voice sounded strang,> even to her own ears, breathless and frightened. , "Clothes and stufT, I suppose," dominate the entire br.sin tractors creeping | Parker said. His laughter was low River Plattc and all that ,.,, ,,, so »"i. That would include •guay. Paraguay, part of south- rrn Brazil. Bolivia. F o r B ood 'mcas- Peron's pro-revolutionary specch- ri n»H inose or his nrcdeccFsors in high office were recalled. Thev hr^l stated a belief that ihe Arecntinc as (be superior, while nation of . outh America, was destined lo Of thr . over me cracked oilcloth of the and onviscd. "Cassie, honey, we'll l»)o 13 2J* 1 , , bu-/ the dorn'desl trousseau any Urg , , The persistent aching remembrance of Vlikc mingled itsclt with phys:cai weariness from ovcr- tK at the office and Cnssie seemed posscsied of a dull feeling of lelbarity thit went all the way through her. qnce in the Sunday magazine supplement a pict'jrc caught her eye. She stared at it for a, long tirrj. H was Mike. ".Young 'Inver.lov makes good v ! "gadget Jlioug-U up while in German prison camp." There was a plane in the background, and Mike leaned against a wing. There was a girl In th>; p.'cturo too, and one oridc ever had!" . "Oh no, Parker, I didn't mean "re. it included chile. that." What she had meant was With Chilean copper and that she had to accustom herself traits. Bolivian tin and other riuv loathe -den of marrying him. inntfrinls this arcn produced, .,,^ ,.._ ,, ....... A .... "Whtt difTerence does it mak* Argentine ( wlw.'lhcr I buy you clothes belor; tconomlcnlly. Argentine" or after thosd lew words the min- Ism wns made to stand out ister will say? Of: course I'll buy throat to hemisphere ntnco your trousECau! We'll buy trunks PEACEABLE OR \V\HI IK* 7 ' full of stuff, and we'll go to New „„ ,„„ „, ... ,. _ „__*' national- as a o. su, an we go ew 0 , , ., , . York on our honeymoon and have „ °" °". of "' s ' , th " Pcro " one whale of, *i tlnlc! eminent becan to build up Its mil- She'd nwer soak him In such a ! tnr L«"«Wlshment Airports NEXT: Do Navajo rn; weavers u-ork from patterns? I ., , _'_~ ~~~'''' i ' - • SIDE GLANCES by GclbralHi v;ild mooa of g'ayety, (To Be Continued) lo appear where they could have j only nillltnry use. New voatU hnp- I 1 pr-ned to lead »o them. Housing | "Tonight I wish you wouldn't repeat those stories about the_gcot! old days when the saloons served free lunch— do i go around reminding everybody how old we are?" r,y EUSKIM-: JOHNSON . . .NEA Staff Correspondent ... HOLLYWOOD, Feo. 5. (NBA) — It's gratify! i in to heiir that the Pulitzer PrtZ2 committee of Colum- University Is considering a plan lo jiv.T.rcl motion picture It a j):h;-> is awarded, the first winner will be named in 1'JW. Such :i |lun wnuld take nil the politics out oi ih? b3sl-p!cturp award, leaving tlie decision up to impartial As we have been predicting, Linda Uanu'll and hubby I'cv Marloy have agreed (o agree. They're bafk together after a six- month Iriiil separation, saying, "It's really love." They'll go on :i second honeymoon early In March. PooUng-ihe-puallc dept.: Peggy Sumnilns falls off a horse into a muclhole, for a scene in "Moss Hose." Tlie mudhole wa s steam- heated no Peggy wouldn't catch coid. -VSt: I\OKATITUI>K Nelson Eddy looked in on a ri-iiearsa! Iiali at Republic tlu> other (Jay and was met with the sight of his cook uiviiiB a singing .tiditlun. Ketnrnlng lioine. lie tokt Mr.s. Eddy slie had better look for new cook. Mrs. Eddy was rather .surprised — the food having been .so good — asked \vl:y. So Eddy told her ibout tlie cook'.s giving n singing; audition at the studio. "Why. Nelson," she said, "I can't (ire the man for trying to get a b:-uer job." I ••Thai's ckay with me. too," re- i piled Eddy. -But why should he j want my job?" ' j • « • Charlie 'MuCurlliy went lo a Ilollyiviiod party the other night anil, after .staring i»l a glamor girl's miller sheer gown, whls- pcrrcl lo lld^ar Bergen: *'Bcr£cn> that's Ihc first time I have ever seen cellophane with shoulder straps." * ' • M?r;antllc note: Joan Crawford reuirncd from har Now York »a- cation will! n flunks, nil {nil. sue left -Hollyv/cod with four.. .Travel nnte: Lana Tuvne;- took eight bmliinK suits, all v.-hitc. with her to Mc'xlro. She doesn't swim. KKI:P UKfoitns STKAIGIIT The curious mixture of fact and fiction in film biographies has (j'-'en worryiiiK us, too. Thc ^fl'lIl- pbi>; scci'.ipnce in "Til] the Clouds Hoil ISy." tlie Jerome Kern bio^-,/ raphy ,i>ron\ptcd Ediior Edward J. Meeinau of the Memphis Prcss- Sclinitr.r to write M-O-M: "We would like to know whether Jerome Kern a?tualfy visited Memphis, whether there \vas a girl in a night-club there, whether lie (jot inspiration' for the Showboat music from looking ;it t!:e Mississippi at any lime, in Memphis or wheie. "I liave long- thought that public relations departments could do a jjri'at service ttt newspapers, (he ijublic and themselves, If they would issue honcst-tu-Uod literal information on wlutt is fictional and what is not true i" historical and bi(»x r ^PhicLil films. "Certainly there is :i place for the imacinutiou to fill out or em- (he bare rec-orcl, but one oii(;!H to know where it i.s the liis- toiy generally agreed on by authorities and where it is supposition or creation. As one moviegoer, i find myself constantly wondcrini! which r. whi;h, and my enjoyment would b? greatly heightened By accurate information." To which we tay, Amen. Head Courier News Want Ads. 'Miss America 1945' IIOHIZON'TAt, I.S Pictured •- Miss America uf 1915 12 Light boat ,.' 13 Attacked / 15 Also IB Vouch for' ' 18 Go nstrciy '. If) Omit 21 Withered 22 C.'ivern 2:i Greek island 2, r i Gluts 2« Work unit 27 Urge 2S Sun j;od 2!) Prflnoun ''M Kvnluator ^l.'I I'rovineii!! '.n Remove :t8Slacic HO Fade •lOrcdeslai face •ilP.-.rt of face 4S Compass point '16 Ripe 48 Headed •19 False leclll 51 lle^imen.s 53 She is a music 54 Finishes VERTICAL 1 Financier 2 Finale. 3 Thus 4 Ocean f> Partner (i Belgian river 7 Essential Ijeing K Rodent !1 Chinese town 10 Chemical sail 11 Gives courage 12 Social class H Attire 17T;ist'o solo (ab.) 20 Neediest ; 22 Cnricatui'c ' 2-1 Trap 25 Run over SO Marry again .'t I Comes up D2 Ability , :)-! Chilled .15 Advaritagcs 3S English borough -10 Vcnlurc 41 Solar disk 42 Clean 43 Either 4(i Mire 47 Dutch town 50 Tungsten <ab.) reposition 14 3.. si Ji H^ «•! 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