The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1947 · Page 8
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COURIER NEWS i i OOUfclHl MZW8 OO. ; < R. W. HAINES, Publllher MMX8 Ii VKRHOKFT. Editor MT7L D. HT7MAN. Advertising tl»a»ttt i' ffiP* W»Uoo»l Admttdnc Representative*: 5-JtaLMt «rtimer-Oo..N*» Tork. Chlcaco. D*. •'. AtUnU. Mtmphto. f'i<',I > ubU*h«i Every Vfternoon Gxctpt BuruJiT <d>tercd u second fl»ss butter at ch« poet- tt Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- October t, 1927. Served by the doited Press | , SUBSCRIPTION RATES t, By crrrter in th> city or aiythevllle or »»y , JU'Jurban town where carrier service is main- iwtoed, 20a per week/or 35c per month. v I By wall, within a radius of 40 miles, M 00 per year, »2.00 for six months, Jl.OO for three months; (By. mall outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable in advance, American Brotherhood Week } In iin article discussing Uie UN i Human Rights Commi.ssioii, uf which 'she'is chairman, Mrs. Eleanor Uoosc- . v'elt quoted this observation by her Chinese colleague on (he commission, i Dr. Chang, ; "Only a small layer separatus (he ri'animal from thinking man, ami per' haps the difference may simply be that man can think o(' someone eLsa as well as of himself." Thai difference, of COUVM, is not • an unmixed blessing. When man uses liis distinctive power of thought cruelly and vengefully, it is the source of a lot of human woe. But when he uses ' it with, kindness and understanding, .there is peace between men—and' , Hometimes between nations. This sympathetic, unselfish thinking about someone else is what we call brotherhood. As the human race f grows older and a little wiser, and as , civilization has become more complex, men have come to understand better the importance of brotherhood. Religions have emphasized it. So have political and ethical systems. , They have tried to perstiacU' and educate men to the world's active need nf ; it. They have slowly made headway. 1 But the demand always has excccde.l the supply. The world ia growing move- populous. Cities fill up, and their iu- • habitants are crowded more closely'to- gether. Competition grows keener, nii'l the struggle for survival of the strongest becomes more intense. .in Such circumstances/ it" in easy to forget our fellowman's inherent rights ' and human dignity, and to adopt a philosophy of looking out for number one. It is easy to blame our lustrations - and shortcomings on our neighbor.:* , race or religion. Substituting the spirit i of brotherhood f or these inclinations , requires some conscious effort. We have need of such conscious effort today, when the end of the war has seemed to intensify our selfishness , and bigotry.-War, that most stupidly brutal of all human inventions, has ; a way of bringing man's nobility to the suruface. The past one was no exception. All of us surely recall many instances where a man risked his life, or gave il, for a friend. Peace asks no greater sacrifice than n giving-up of .some of our self- centered thinking. Hut that sacrifice is a real necessity. For this reason the annual observance of American Brotherhood Week (Feb. 17-23), sponsored by (he National Conference of Chris- linns and Je\v.s, seems p.'irliciiJai'ly important. If the ethical urgency of brothor- hood seems remote, there arc nom<.! very practical considerations. Bigotry, suspicion and selfishness breed discontent and invite violence. They interfere with industrial production, stifle progress and hamper the achievement of a general prosperity. lu this shrinking world, disunity here i.s all (o evident (o our neighbors abroad. It i.s a practice that contradicts what we preach. In doing- .so jt dj.s- crwlits our democracy and weakens pur government's influence as a force for world peace. The effort to live in friendship and harmony with our neighbor, whoever he may be, is an individual responsibility. The appeal of Jimlhcrhooa 1 Week deserves continuing attention. It will be too late to realize its importance if the sum of individual dirsegard becomes a national failure. BLYTHBVILLE (AKg.) NEVVa Action on a Passive Resolution A Bridgeport, Conn., local of the CIO United Electrical Workers has refused n place on il H execulive board- to u member who, though otherwise qualified, is a member of the Communist Tarty. This sensible, forthright action is an eiicournt'injr contrast to the general CIO resolution adopted at the Atlantic City convention which, said thai the members "resent and reject" Communist interference, and let it M at that. It is good to see lliiil this passive resolution docs not prevent 1111 independent, democratic action by members <>( lot-.il or national unions who do not wish to -see their welfare'and interests , neglected by an officer in favor of promoting Communist doctrine. And we think a word mi K ht bo said for Airs. Josephine Wilhml, the unsuccessful candidate for board membership. At least she made no hones about her affiliations, since she ran for the Connecticut State Legislature last fall oik the Communist ticket. Such frankness is surely preferable to the actions of other Communists who yeek union power by shouting democracy and posing as saviors of American labor, meanwhile industriously following the party line. :<:.TliE STORY, t. Tf i fof lorli. Pn r n n»d M;,n>. move on! 1o Pnrkrr't farm at rnretnkei.. On Ik? tar ulir l« to Ic.vc ,fc e hoi, D Kal »f<« hrr bnlir. Kll.n, I. l.orn. Ca»»le Irani* . that Vt^ilcti'i, mucbloe work. ,,||l noi reopen breaiiu i>f -•ln.ulllcic-.it fund*." XVI ''HERE were consultations every ... evening in the library once i.again. Not with engineers and LJwomoUon men this time, but jrtlh lawyers. Ff Cassie overheard things. yo" hadn't let them turn deal on you at the bank ; Barker. Your rather would have ijvade short work o£ that." -..- "Look, Parker, here's an obligation; you. can squeeze out of Ic- f Parker's voice, low, embarrassed jaying "I'd rather see the thing through, all the way. If T ca n ¥>ve the farm ou^ of the whole imashup I'll be satisfied. I've been a sucker. I can see that." Cassie thought of. the expensive flfts Parker had showered on her so recently, the money wasted on flowers, the enormous expense of Sid in the Academy In Florida the money she had spent too on the house, as though it were water pouring from an everlasting *pnng E Giving up the house on the hill Ing all his mother's lovely going on th,e auction block ying to keep her balance In th ilting sands at su.ch an enormou change, wasn't hatt so dlsturbini 4 to Cassic as Parker's altitude, hi Dejection, and bewilderment, an. unending silence. Idn 'l flt?d °H l exactl y xs '"od financially i of his ev.,ipr, s ati iill of dirty dishes, and half the ime there were dirty cups and aucers on the table, where she ml Papa had had a snack. Cassie had the baby to caro for, n endless round of feedings, and' diaper washing, and naps and air- ngs. Dust lay in rolls under the un- -nadc beds and over the furniture Mama creaked oround laboriously omplaining of not feeling well' hat her feet hurt, the range didn't -iraw like the one on Parson street, he fnrm was too lor away from my neighbors!. Cassie still felt weak, but some- me had to take hold and bring ome order put of the confusion 3hc set aside one of the small bod- •ooms for a nursery, bought a imall heater for it, scrubbed the floors, persuaded Papa to put on tresh wall paper, and installed the nursery furniture saved from the house on the hill. The rest of the louse could wait, but Ellen must be cared for right. And one day she cornered Parker. :She had built a fire in the living room fireplace, so that they could have some privacy. Mama and Papa never budged from the warmth o( the kitchen. "Parker, let's gel things straieht- cned out. How much money have "'"n 6 ° t '™: > . Ctly? I'""""-Just how had MS way* and habits of Carso followtd M»ma t WM ne ^milled. His grown like a spaniel's e a spaniel's again morose. His mouth no longer turned up in the quizzical half amused way. The broad shoulders seemed to droop. "uiaers havc The fire in the grate crac and ? n app? d for a second or Five hundred dollars" Pi .. -' —wv WL l^ and this farm she JT wasn't. She was really appalled. U seemed impossible there could be so little when there had been so much. "It I manage -i(!ht we can live on t\yo hundred i month easily, even with the baby's special formula and the allowance wo send Sid. You'll find a job before long." "Ye.ih, 1'H find B job." "Why do you say it that way, Parker? I can't understand why you're so horribly down in (he dumps. After all—" "Do you think anyone up town will give me a job after the fiasco I made of the Machine Works? I sank the entire fortune my father left into the thing. They laughed in the bank till their sides split 'Hamilton's folly,' that's how they speak of it." "Couldn't you get work in—in or.c of the plants?" Parker bridled. "Doing what? What am 1 good for?" Cassie didn't answer. She hadn't realized that Parker had such a peculiar brand of pride. "Well," she said after a moment, "we can manage on a hundred and fitly a month perhaps. Five hundred will last quite a while." "I bet you're glad you married mo!" he said suddenly. "Oh Parker!" She came to him, where he stood with one elbow leaning on the mantel. She touched his arm, and he cringed. "All the things I was going to do tor you!" he said wildly. He ran T hand through his hair, fiercely. 'I was going to make you so happy!" "But Parker, you have. You—" her mouth shook all at once and a lump of tears rose in her throat. "The things 1 was going to do for your family too! I thought 1 knew how to fix everything up! I knew liow to make everybody happy, just liko I knew better lhan Father about opening the Machine Works. It would have been better for both o£ us if I'd never phoned you that night Lon and Lenl were eloping. It didn't accomplish anything, anyway— stopping them that night. He's set her up in an apartment in New YorkI" __.<5»_P* Conifaaed) "T' Heck Wti'h It!' V e* TUESDAY, FEBRUARY JJ, 1947 : IN HOLLYWOOD I>V KRSKINK JOHNSON NKA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Let 'em hand out the Oscars— H. B. Warner Is happy. » A drunk in a Hollywood cale suddenly recognized him as the rum-sodden old drunk in "It's a Wonderful Life," He stacgered over said Jeimetle Mncl)onal(t. to 11. Jl.'s (able. "Par" me." he said. "Don 1 mean no 'fcnse, Mr. Warner. Jcs' wanna tell Prance with a cast of puppets and live actors. * • t. • Jose ItitrlM, missing from tile sol of "The Hlrds and the Bees," was discovered In ihc studio baVbe. 1 .shop., But yon dlfliri need a haircut," -Or course I did." .said Jose. "Do you think I want to look like a musician?" permit (o curry ;l Ku n, ( O r "pemotial reasons." \Ve lion't know whether we should be worried Or not. Maybe wc'a better Kct u i:crmil too—to carry a flyswatter. J *•••"• WASHINGTON COLUMN i ••>.»........... ...,..„ ; HY I'ETEIt KDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. INEAl — thirty-three identlfia'oly different (leas for reform of the labor laws now before Congress. They are ei:.:jod!e(, in same 8 bills—la in the House an:l 20 in the Senate —dealing with repeal or amendment of the Wagner act or the creation of new mediation nmcliinc.'y. Many of these bills cover similar ground in different wavs. The job b^foie Congress is to 'redu:e tills bushel of, reform to one omnibus 1)111 which n majority ol the congressmen can ayree" on and the President, ml! sign. in spite of the current -big buildup to make ;i appear that new U3or laivs aren't needed, many congressmen hold to the belief that Ir.bir iia.s abused its present rigfits am; liberties. Some revision there- lore seems inevitable. Whether or not all the proposed cuios would do what t|u:y aic intended to do is open in question. A ens-: can b; made that many ol the suggested reforms would ma-:.-' labor relations worse instead o: better. But Uie rlfht answer ic> that can be given only bv lln-i- and experience • HERE THKY A y K For purposes of slinplilying :>11 the complex labor bills now before i Congress, and as an aid In under-1 standing what all the debate wi;;' be noout In the next six week.,. Die 33 bask: ideas for reform 111,1v os bailed down to this list: 1. Uan jurisdiction!,! strikes between rival unions. 2. Han sympathy ttrifces r.v o::e union in support of another." I 3- Ban organizing strikes to for-" j workers to join unions. 4. -Ban secondary boycott—refusal by one union to handle 1/aris (•r materials manufactured in non-; union or rival-union shops. j 5. Ban wildcat strikes which brfiik ' :•- contract and strikes called bclon' written demands have been made on an employer. G. Deny bargaining rights to anv union \vhl:h takes' part in am- <il Ihc abavc or other outlawed !~ibv practices. 7. Give employers the ii K ht to petition the National Laoor' Rcl«- tious Board for an election to *•- cicle the bargaining agent for their employs, in cast of a dispute b«- tween unions. 8. Give employers freedom ol speech to ndvise workers in p'e- eleclion campaign:;, and lo protest unfair union practices. 0. Ban or require unafliliatrd iri- lons for supervisors. 10. F.-i'e employer.-, from retiuiiv- ri!!'L^ . bar K" in with unions not iod before a strike can begin. 2.1 Exurpl agricultural labor from the National Lattor Relations Act. 24, Deprive workers participating In outlawed strikes of their rights i-i employes, meaning their light, (o be rohii-Rtl in the struck Jiiant.ji-'i public utilities, et "S. n«niire labor dispute media-! pcnaltic",. lion without a coolin^-off peiioo. j 33. Apply anil-trust laws to im- 2(5. Provide for fact-finding in I inns engage-: in price-fixijir and clis;.ui(! cases before i.trikc. i other restrictive practices 27. Require compulsory arbitration of dispute cases., 28. Create labor courts to settle disputes. 23. Break up monopolies by banning industry-wide bargaining. .30. Prohibit the collection of welfare lunds from employers. 31. Mr.ke labor organizations sn- r.olo in i-ourls. 3:!. Define unfair labor practices such as refusal to bargain, striker and provide IN SOME PLACES WHERE OTHER TERNS ARE. AA'SWKD: Ciipo IJiitleras, off Ihi? coast of North Carolimi. \KXT: A fish Ihat tuol; its own picture. II- Restrict employes' ri'-hts to OTKainze ami bnryain throuKh union? when they commit ;u ts - o'' violence or interfere with co:n- W Free both employer and ctn- P-iye trc.m requirements to agree lo prepays or make countor-propo-n-, IH co.lcctivc bargainin,. j 13. po:mit oirploycrs lo barr-U'i collectively through trad,- as.Mx-i lions, cither by craft units or plant. H. Outlaw the closed •,'<(>„ .....,' rcqmrc that more than h'° ' e workers bilong to a unl,," b;-'o " •'<• can be recoKiilzrri !n r ba; ^i' : ',-' 15. Make NLRB d-riMon.s .subjecJ to cam review. only, trnustcrrmg i ls imWl'eatTv;. j and prose.-i.tmg functions to ii>,'. Department of Justli-e. for whT^h'oa k'" 0 - hmU C " " cti0 ' 1 ^ 18. Fi-xa'tme llmitw'ltiih" which"'-' unfair practice charge nu ,, t '"S U £ ."."i 0 " «R«'n*l%mK!r. SIDE GLANCES . by Galbralth If vi$3S •. h >'t ^ o ln complnints . Require unions to rcektrr a.i-i make (Randal reports 21. Provide fo r a coolin B - 0 ff , )rr . \ Sho has no tnste wMteyer In decorations—I hope you noticed particularly those things I was raving about as being out of thi* world!" ,,.~ that outside of me you're | on AHEAD, the best drunk I ever saw." | There's near-bedlam at Warnei H.I*** ! Bros, over an iijilutniy line which ho Mankie boy ha s . taken out is getting hysterical howls nl sneak " r "'"" i '" ' "- previews of Ann Sheridan's pic-- lure, "Nora Premiss." Kent Smith's character name is Richard and im one. scene Ann says, "Open the door, Richard." The title, of course, of that song which is driving America crazy. Susan Hayuard's acting job in "Smash I'j]'' proves what we've rhiiim-d fur years—that shi'.'s one of the, best actresses in town. It's Ifie actbiff break of her carter. Ann Dvorak, just returned from Mexico City, spent her last evening there with Ty Power. Competition for Lam? . . . RKO is |>UK- lni{ Harold Alien to do the music for "The Legend O f Sleepy ] follow,' Glenn Ford says these reports of is objecting to Eleanor Powell's resuming her career are not true "The only lime I objected to her dancing again," ji c laughed, "was when I got a bill for $280, for some opera-length stockings." U'AU,V HITS THE KOAI) Wallace Beery will make his hi fir.vt stage appearance in 30 years in '-The Bad Man," slated for the straw-hat, circuit In Connecticut, tins summer. He'll co-slur with Ills adopted daughter, Carol Ann. now 1C. who wants to be an actress. Sterling Hay-den's current flume, Hetty IK Noon, has fixed up the ' cabin of his Cfi-foot schooner with I " drapes and frilly curtains. It must be love. . . . jack Benny will do personal appearances or a week each- in New York, Boston nm i Chicago late in May. . . . "Alice in Wonderland" will be filmed in , with Ray Bolger playing Ichabod Crane .... Return 'of Milton Hcrlc to Hollywood reminds us tiiut he and Bob Ciimminps once did a duo in vaudeville. Wonder who'd be the straight man um\: Highest temperature ever recorded in the United states was t:t-t dc- yrecs, on the edge of Utath Valley, Calir. Aword Winner HORIZONTAL 1 Pictured scientist, Dr. Alexander S. 7 He is a co- discoverer of the im 13 Prefigure 14 Indolent 15 Seasoning ,' 10 Haul 19 Persia 21 We' 22 Self esteem 23 Attempt 25 Previously (prefix) '•'.G Ocean 28 Blood money 29 Chine.se measure 30 Hawaiian bird 31 Everything 32 East (Fio 34 Hours (no.) 35 Bitter vetch 37 Vehicle 38 Negative 40 Atlantic (ab.) 42 Roman poet 44 Peel 4(i Notion 47 Dr. - - was otic ul his co- cliscov^rers 49 Fashionable 51 Scoffs 52 Trapped 1 VERTICAL ' 1 Sasu 2 Krrj'jthciical i structural unit 3 Lamprey- I catchers 4 Burmese Wood • sprite 5 And (Lnlin) fi Crimson 7 Aftergrass 3 Near fl K'2 (Roman) 12 Nevada city 17 Symbol [or rntheniurn If. Like 24 Sl-oixts 25 Opposed '.o verse 27 Be ir di~pni 28 Minei shaft' 31 Come 33 liartercr 34 Asylum 3(J Cubic meter 37 IMoimtnm 3S Symbol for sodium M M^her d 'il Di?eiribarl? iut "-13 Poris!) 4-1 Tea!;ike part; 45 O?rr-.:an ri\ r er 4G Girl's name . 48^, T car (ab.) ' 50 Onward P!£..?P a rcj ' n 9 . 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