The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 8, 1947
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>•,...-VlMCBS THE BLYTHEVILIJB COURIER NEWS TUB OOCRIZR NEWS CO. H. W. RAINES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFP, Editor PA PL P. HUMAN. Advertising Manag« , Nole National Advertising Representative*: Wallace WlUner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphis. ^ Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday as second clsss matter at the post- Office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress,: October 9, 1917. % Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the clly or Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 20o per week, or 35e per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, t4 00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; bj mall outside 50 inlle zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Fatalism Plus Precaution Tu the face of almost daily airplane crashes throughout the world, and of 'the' grave public concern which they arouse, President Truman has announced hjs intention to keep on flying: He gives two reasons, He likes to fly, and lie feels that when your name comes up it doesn't matter whether ^'ou live aboard a plain or a train. . This, is not as static-ally accurate . as the airlines' figures on their improved safety record in l.n-16 over l<M. r >, but it may seem more persuasive to some. Probably airline officials are heartily grateful to (ho IVesklcnt, who, as all .should know by now, is a fearless air passenger w i, 0 sometimes insists oil going aloft in weather that gives veteran pilots the cold chills. A great many past and potential passengers, however, do not share Mr. Truman's courageous or realistic .or., 'fatalistic thinking. They're not even impressed by -Hie safety statistics, .coldly accurate though they be. They seem to be differentiating and less between domestic crushes or accidents to American foreigh-service ain-ral't and any others. 'Airplane wrecks are ..becoming, just airplane wrecks. Au.l 1 every new one is a further reason not to fly. • -' • This may be hysterical think ing. But to most of us an airplane wreck . is so very final. In spite of all the comparative records, there is always the chance that one may gel up and walk away from an automobile or train wreck, or survive a tumble down the cellar stairs. Not so with the usual " plane .crash. So our airlines stantl to suffer a hard blow if something i sl ,'t done before spring and better flying weather arrives. It i s 'not possible to put a finger on, any one source of trouble 'and say: "This is it." There are mechanical Jail tires, instrument failures • ."and pilot errors. There are bad yveath- , ei: ancUaci visibility. There are elab6ra- tions of all these factors. There are also "steps that can be taken, and Mr. Truman pointed one out when he said he hoped Congress would declare a policy of ;l ir safety. One im- mediate, practical need in such a .safety, policy, is the appropriation of more funds to the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The CAA seems to have decided at last upon instrument-landing- approach as the chief aid in bad-weather flying, with assistance from ground-controlled approach. This at least settles a longstanding argument. Rut the liudget Hureau has a record of lopping oft CAA appropriation requests. Congrojs has the power to restore them. Also, Mi-. Truman might take a hand in seeing that the CAA, which comes under Commerce Department •jurisdiction, makes haste to install all proven safety devices, including standardized equipment, on various typos of aircraft, when the funds for thorn are available. Pilot error cannot be legislated away or ruled out. Hut it can be lessened by reducing the chances of its occurrence. One may envy the calm surrender to destiny with which President Truman takes to the air. Hut we are all in favor of appeasing the gods of good fortune by reducing the possibilities of fatal misfortune. ) COURIER NEWS Overlooked Virtues The reasons behind, proposed legislation to ban industry-wide collective bargaining are apparent. The country already has seen what happens when bargaining breaks down in basic industries like coal and steel and industry-wide strikes are called. But recent days have shown the country another aspect of the controversy. An industry-wide agreement in the construction field has, set up machinery for voluntary settlement of disputes without strikes, liy mutual agreement contracts have been extended in a large segment of the steel industry Pending the completion of negotiations! Such extensions promise to become industry-wide. A' similar step has been taken in the New York dressmaking establishments, which- constitute almost the entire industry. There is also the intricate task of simplifying job classifications in the steel industry. .This work, which has removed the threat of a lot of potential disputes,'has virtually been completed ni the United States Steel Corp. and agreed to in principle by the big companies The nation needs protection from the economic paralysis <>f nation-wide strikes-in key industries. This should not, however, prevent or wipe out the protection given by industry-wide efforts to setllu troubles peaceably ™-~-^^-_ —^v^~ -w^^v^, SO THEY SAY r atom that may get out of control-it is the HumaiL-Rear Adml.. William S. Parsons, Navy atomic defense director. XIV PARKER haled the bank. His lather, he told Cassie helplessly, had been astute about money matters, but he himself was nothing but a bungler. wasn't surprised when he r the July business .--=..—:~>- brvjrd of directors • of the bank, : o say that he was ™A °. f . i*; He /claincd his mter: refused to tie himself ut it .-, nal as he ;}Vhat he really wanted to do ; now was.1o.get the Hamilton Machine works going again. He'd x 7 hlS f ^ ller lo do something ;^° Ut . the aba "doned plant when ar was on, but his father been interested. you know anything "But do Cossie had about machinery?" asked absently. "O!. course not. but with the *C 7. that ' E and the dos- •„„ . , O i.iiu *.IIC tllfb- ?is w n i e<! ^r or mo<:hiner y it'll be a cinch' to clean up a fortune " . Cassie listened with happy abstraction and utter incomprehension^to all his talk about the machine works. She had plenty ot interests of her own. And an y- waj—they had a fortune. ' She shopped for the coming took up knitting, and the marketing and -----«-«««« affairs with Mrs Ames the housekeeper. ' ' i it?'^ carne to'the house on the Jilll ^o sUy for days at a time -And Lepi was in and out, happy 'S? *_ lsr ' 6 w t>2 practioaUr one of .tt« household on the Hill, and fwSfi <2 wi - th the clothes Park er in^rt c»«Sie buy for her. for hours on end Leni would herself with playing the records from Parker's complete record library, on the luxurious combination radio phonograph In the evenings sometimes Parker would play the big gi-vad piano in the corner of lh< ijvin,. voom Parker ployed quite well, with a certain lilt that was different and very attractive. When Leni' xyns there she'd sing, leaning over Jhe piano, smiling nt Parker. They laughed a great together Parker e\'en wanted to send Sid away to a military sc i lool irl thc •pHE Mortonvillc Herald cnrricd a big spread on thc proposed reopening of thc Hamilton Machine Works Parker went about with and blueprints under his arm briefcase stuffed full of ~ ------ "- .milieu inn oi important papers, and he lunched with engineers from New y O iK- and hired a manager from Indianapolis to get things organized. Over their meals he talked excitedly abo!! t the new machinery rf W ? S ? rnvi "g a "d «'hat was i f .' ^" d S<UI Ile found "'no be tender with Cassie and to do a dozen things every day to make her happy. He brought her flowers, orchids, and long- slemmed roses, and violets. He nought, bracelets, and other expensive doo-dads *» She r Uscd to lhink - c " first known Parker, that nown arer, that tl *, K- a , mcla »choly broody look, K- , v S wcrc lik e a he had Banged, v,, er on «e. Cashe asked her one nieht ^ sat on the terrace'af ^ d ln! ner, "Do you remember onco when %ve were talking and I sa^d T it wasn l "«* ^ have no purpose in Casjie yawned._ She was always sieepy H sccmett, -j mmK - o •,'• It was near!;' t>a:-I-, nnd tl, ( nreflics weve a.i-o«j.T swimmin- below them in the Harden. I' iu -ke' urfckort out his pipe on (he b-.-k lloor of the terrace. He came ov an ,.n nt ,, OM , tlle arm ° c hor eha Hints what you've done for • —given me n inn-pose in lite could never love yon enough u what you've done." . She took his hand and held in hers. In some vague wav was ns though Parker and" If, baby .she carried were one and th same. "I love him," she though, with wonder, "fn a way ! lo V c him, through this child." IIE trst of August, just b cforo the Cavendish family were leaving, Lon's mother and sister Judy came to call. I.eni happened to be there, and it was horribly embarrassing for a few moments But Cassie found herself equal to the situation. She was sometimes surprised at how easily she had been able to fit into the circle of Parker s friends on the hill. Thcv talked for a little while of the usual polite things. Lon was still in New York. That came out casii- ahy in the conversation Aftc f' llc y had gone, Lcni, silent nd withdrawn, stood by the bio windows that opened on the tcr lace. She watched the Cavendish car roll off down the drive. "I'm going to New York myself, she told Cassie. She turned around, silhouetted against thc windows. Her ilgure had ripened A drf i^ r ^ b( ; a l lty , U ' as no '""E^ childlike but lovely and serene •I may as well tell you now and have it over with! I'm Ecttinj. out of Morlonville. I auditioned in Indianapolis last Monday for i job with Billy Micklc's dance band, and I got a phone call today that I made it. He's got an engagement in Wow York." "But Lcni, that's not the sort of singing—" "Blues and torchy slutl?" Leni laughed shortly and her mouth grew Into that familiar pout You'd be surprised at what I've learned to do with a song." Something strange nickered in the small, dark face, a twist of "? m IC S' ,, trlu , m P h —something n lat chilled Cassie. ^-, » Be C»nila«ed) ^^ He Was Bound to Run Into It Sooner or Later SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, lfl-17- i: IN HOLLYWOOD : WASHINGTON COLUMN BY I'ETEK EPSON i NEA Washington Corrcsuoiiilrnl WASHINGTON — INEA)—When Sen. styles Brictftes of New Hamn- j shire Introduced n resolution to' designate thc week of Feb. 14 in i each year us "National llrart ' Week." It sounded for n minute us If Love hiut come to Congress—or at leiist to senator Bridges The Valentine's Day interest, 'however, j turned out to be only coincidnitil. i What Senator Bridges . prono«rd was l hat thc President be authorized lo issue - nn -annual Heart Week proclamation, telling people lo watch out for disease of the heart and blood vessels. The danger of ciipids' bows wasn't mentioned once. State Department officials who been called jn'.o General Geor (! e Marshall', office to toil men- stories have found thai the new Secretary of Slate i s a B00tl listener. He may ask a few n ruled questions, hut he makes" little comment. If s what he does nnd what'he i sa.vs in his few words that is important-. His statement on chance of policy in Chiua,«vUlidrn«-ln« u ! *. officers from the three-member SMionalist-comniunlst - American conciliation teams look llncj—102 words. toric disgrace. Sen. Charles W. Touey of Nt'iv Hampshire yave this practice of sneaking off the floor a Jicw twist the other day. when he- arise' and announced: "Mr I're.s- idciit—I like to play lair with mv cc.lleai.ues, and i put them on no- lice . . . that I shall speak for ; the next 30 minutes, and if anv o! i them desires lo leave and return j after I have concluded, it will be I l.eiftctly agreeable to me." j Tobey then proceeded to ba\vi i out his fellow Republicans for mak- i»K a pretense of aiding small business while at the same time llicv ! prepared to pass the Reed bill— formerly known as the Uulwinkle bill—which would exempt railroads from the anti-trust laws only 13 IMU: OF TTIKEE HAIRCUTS General Motors President •liarlcs R W i] 50n Iikes lo ,,,„ U)e ill Ui" f thr ° C hnil ' cllls ho " nc ° 8< !t il Detroit, to illustrate i'haV he mZncm. """"•' W ' th tlV -' ilb0 'The f|,. s t tfmc wi)son wp]i( . , n [m is icgular haircut, his birber s-iid e was worried. API, and. cio or- lamzers had |, ecn around ™-*bos lhC barbel ' s iiuo a' » 1. the barber" said. ' so •canisters- union Several weeks later m\m^-" --r -«vs HOW /V.ANY DAYS DOES' IT TAKE FOR OF THE DOMESTIC HEN TO HATCH? i •*¥"*» n •- $» IM /^ 9 WAS AN ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT AND -WKW' THE ,'AVAOHrAL SOH& WAS WRITTEN '«"" •^--^^ fOR ONE OF HIS /WANY UNSUCCESSFUL. PLAYS. -*as«TWv\wi»v-«!'i'Ss_ i u ^ IJU a^^u ^^^ ARE BELIEVED TO HAVU ffCKB R1BS THAN AiiY OTHER CREATJRr WITH UBVARaS Or T..H. SCO. U. G. PAT. CFF. I)V KKSKINK JOflNSON NKA Slnff Correspondent HCiLYWOCD. K'.-t). 8. (NBA) — Ailio Shav,- and Mickey Hoonej" | V/o'w just I)."-* 1 ]! Inlking to their r o;-v:ih', A\u Oardnc-r, Iruit b?aut:- j ml '.:OMO!I of everything, right | you want it. • i fn fact, still flushing, after in- I lerviC'V.iiu; AV;I in bed. (No'.v don't rcL c-.X[:itcti, Mr. J;>l:!ision.) A\-.L h.-.icl she cUdn'i feei too ^'oll ---sh'. 1 iccked v.-ontii'i'lul in red siJK I i:-'j. iiiiil would I please sit down. Her maid Marie brought me :: c:)a;i- «J;n!i ii!>, and Ava coyly Dulled :< slicel \>y uromul her-neck, -railed swi-elly. and iipolO!;ix?d lor !:iT $l8U-:i-n-.omh iipartmcnl— "It's :< terrr'Jle joiiif—which she rents Jiciiu Red Skclton. Kvi-r shut' M'olni; Ava In "The Killt'rs." ne hn\'e lieen sure she is Uu k luRleal sucfessor to Jean llarlois. Aticl now .\l-fi-ji thinks mi '^iHt. :md .she's due for sonic , (rriiirmlniis hallyhnu as Clark Cable's ntijlit - flub shiRei- «lrl- frier.d in -I lie lliuk M ers." Ail re that, we ijrcilict right now. .M-O-.Vf w i!i. stare re-mnking .some o I those sizzling old Harlcv.v-CiaBle jiiciurcs, like "Hed Dust" and "Clu- I'.'i tit:'-," with Ava and Clark. They're dopes if they don't. And il they don't. 1/juis H. Mayer had o::tl^: buy back his horses. I'ul to zni jack to Ava's cx- hiir.'jands, Ailie :>r,c! Mickey. TOO OLD—AND 'L-QO VIJUNG Arti!», as you kiio'.v. is n<nv mar-1 rie:i tci KatliU-en c'Poi'cver Am-i b:-r") Winsor. . ! Whi'ii Ava was ir.ariied to Artie [ •iho snid, he insisted "slie read books' lik; "Thp Life and Times of Tlio- m:is Piiuie." "If J wanted to Improve my mind," Ava saiil, "anil I suppose lie was- riijht, btraiisi- I hud never done much rending. Hut one day I bought 'Forever Ani- lier' and broiighl II home. Artie saiv il anil .made me throw It aivry, saying, 'f ,| u ,,'t w;ll ,t you ever to read sl i v |, (rush.'" Ava llisiilbsi'<l M:(k:y wilh; "Ueing unirried to him was )ik< '30(113 niarrk'd to a child." 'Ava. said she had b?e.u reluctan to s;ive interviews with the pres "because they crucified me ivJu-i 1 divorced Mit-kc-y. i-hcy said was a Bold-disiter. and that wanted to nnihir my CLII,-^ HI w lol of silly stuff" IhalJIjs,! Hue." v r As n mutter of fact, il Wasn" imlil Ava worked off tin: M-G-.V tot. in "Whistle Stop" :md "TiK Killers," thai M-G-M renjixed shi was a pou'tilini i ; :a:r.Hr <iull of UK lias-low type. "Hut," |>roU-sls Ava. "I'm- ,,„( a slainor 5ii-l. 1 urefcr blue denims and sneakers and ul.l shirls to pn-k-u-boo gaw, they dream up al Hie, studio." But there wann must dream ior m.aieria!) put into the K= Ava ivears in her love scenes witn CJBbh! in -riio Hucksters." Then Isn't jsuii.'i iiown. WHAT A U'OSIAN! 'Ava lias been in Hollywood tc: five years, coming heie Irom W Voik. where she dirt noine inocle!iii K for her brother-in-law. Before t-iiai she lived on a farm lier parent? share-crci>p3cl near Roleisli.' N. c. "I. took is. s:reen lest in Me York after someone saw my pim- tograpli—and I had such il im.s Southern accent uc'aody could 'understand me. Bui they sigi me niiy.vay (you have to heai- = Avr to appreciate here). American Envoy Ninety-eight per cent of Arkansas forest fires are man caused. 110RIXONT.AI. 2 Vegetables l.'i I'ic-Suivd L'..S. 3 CdaWcan cily .dipldmal. - — '! Id est (ab.) • > Compass iioint <•• Until 1 5. Set fi-ce 1« Symbol for Jiic-ktl 17 CJi\'e as an money of account 8 Cloth measure 8 Thee 10 Musical note 11 Treatments L-f.J V-3-J - __ _ __ lAIPiM'Y e c AjTjBgi sie A cfc?^t ^ttplEi^ngte?! Np Q Btep : —|B Sig C rj| SferT JAMES SffeS •=: crvt^ 1 i lT~iix 11 n«ir-i j -r* ~-i^ .^ ai) Dcpa/ipil 2'i Glnthitu; enclosure '2-1 Shakespeare.';!!! *"* Powerful vj Haiti explosive SfiTnip IS Toward 28 Skin iiiVeclionsSl Short sleep 29-Blemish ~ ' ' 31 Re <|iiiel: Xi Great Lake. 35 Incursion S3 Drivrl M .Shield 11 -So be it! — 4(1 l)c|)i -c'ssion 'If' Gossip SOSusnn (r,i>.) - r .i He is U. S. S7 Kiills jb Strive .Y'KUTirAT, . was minister 43 Knuln (ab ) '° -H That thing',: 2:j lo ° -IS Places (ab.) i 27 Girl's name •!« Philippine 28 Vigilant peasant 33 Type of fin- 49 Female shoef>' 34 Fish eggs X Symbol for •*fi Native (suffix) snmarium J7 More solid. 53 N 0 va Scotia .... , • 38Chi/llcn«eJ (ab.j II Act of eroding -III n will -f ss W i||ir>nt i -M I It-formerly 42 Mounlain l.ilfc ~>(> I-Vum ANSWER: Twenty-one days. NEXT: ilow long is a full moan fun? SIDE GLANCES found in, . d hri ' r «U. He Ye' he. , , ," ll " )vo "8 1 "y '»nd. "CHILDISH" HUREAtJCllATS ' jor». »i? ey HE* at meg, me. T. M. nco. u. B. r<r. err. a.-a Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople -^'L^^JWt ™ C -P 1D i ^ MEASLES? GEEAT" I £^^-' ^^ci^TO^^^P,^' 5 A^> P k R r^^e e 6r^ "l&SKAl*^™ or- FesRin-fy/-«, MO CQU6T ABOUT IT-— A Pi MM CASE -tHE L/XDY AMD IT TURMED Out Our Way By J. R. Williams te -^ ^"^^SHS^SE:" F 1H V B£P--\V£1.U, llGOT-BDT r --^-: Gi ' THCRE AT \ WE WAMT FCOT AM SQiUMT Al .OMO PROOF' AN SEE .WHICH OME IS / 7HI^ B£=P X" r7 \!v -Jf\ OfFA - HIS.CWN S\DE-- / IS MAFF* q$&r \^^^^A^»°$ "•'•' \^ W^M'X r-^-'^. HAPF-A : • ^-^ KNCW.' r ^-^-- ^ "_No, there are no cookias or leftover cake—your father simply gobbles up everything in sight since he has quit >VROMG UP SRE.AT1HIS iOOR •? VVHAT -OJ WANTY <M:*a&. t j i . i i,sn. _ WHV MOTHERS GET GRAY

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