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Thursday, February 13, 1947
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I JCOJJJJIEK NEWS THE COURIER NfffB CO. :. ' ft: w.' HAINES, putuiher . - ' JAMES U YERHOEPT, Editor PAUL p, HUMAN, Advertising Manager ' - • hole National Advertising RepresenUtlfe*: VallM* Wtaner Oo^ New York, Chicago, De; Won, Atlanta, Memphla ' • • Published Every Afternoon Except Bandar -'. 'JSatered as atcond class matter at the post- dttoe at BlytHevllle," Arkansas, tinder act of Con- October'•, 1917. •'•••-' ; . • Berred ty the United Preae SUBSCRIPTION RATES • By carrier In the city or Biythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is • malri- latr.ed, 20c per week, or 35c per month. > By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, 14.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, f 1.00 for three months; jby mat! outside 60 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. ]fhe Not-So-Secret Atom Mr. Baruch's belief that Russia lias ;• obtained some of our atomic bomb se- •erets was evidently confided to members of the government some time ago. li', as • reported, a few congressmen have luul <ihe information for several monllis, "tlieri if rnay be supposed thai Uic • President, high military officers, the ; Atomic Energy Commission members | find perhaps others had the same ; knowledge. / -. So the question is, what effect will ; the .''.leak'.' have which betrayed Arrieri;can suspicion of Soviet spying to the • world.? On first thought it might seem • a great pity that s6me congressman • passed along the information from :i I closed session of the Joint Congres- ! sional Committee on Atomic .Energy. \ There is no comfort in the knowl- -,'; o.'Jgs "that international discussion . of • this grave matter has to be devious and deceptive, at the present lime. Hut • that seems to be the way it is. Now, if Kussia does possess secret information on the bomb, we have 'lost the '. slight advantage oi' keeping secret from Russia quv knowledge that these se'. crcts' were out. . It is too soon to say whether this turn jof events will work to our di.sad- , vantage in further negotiations. \Vu ; may have turned iip our hole card. Qn the other hand, this leak may serve to : - put Soviet, tactics in a different' light. Russia's negotiators have been, _ firm in their insistence that discussion •« of international atomic energy control I be mady part of discussions bf general /disarmament. Disarmament is a' cpm- ; plicated' 'matter ""and, with '. Russia's ' iamiliar habit of" .Iiair-sjilittiiig, the talks might drag- on and on.' There was -' ? I 13 ?, 11 ™ 1 , suspicion even before Air. ; Bariich;! revelation that • the "Soviet" ^government might be stalling for time. : Sjnco .then, the suspicion is naturally -stronger. .'•'•:•-'Any direct accusation that Soviet •scientists have been given this secret , • bomb information would- most certainly be ..denied by their government. But". the suspicion will be shared not only : by. the United States bu : t by other UN ; members. This might at' least' alter ilic spirit of further- ntoinic discii.s- .sioii. In the nu'iintimc, the world will Ijo wondering iiii.xiously how much this new knowledge, if Russian scientists have it, Jia.s advanced them toward construction of an atomic-energy weajwn. The iron ciirliiin is still down, of course. But several important pre- 'iiminnry facts are already known. 'Russia lias )>ecn producing radium for 25 years. Russia built the first cyclotron in Kuropc in 1931. Soviet scientists have been studying the behavior of the uranium atom under bombardment, since lfl-10. They have also done research in co.smic ray energy, and last year's Stalin j'rixe went to a Professor 'Zhdanov for splitting the atomic nuclei ol 1 hromium and silver with cosmic rays. Since the bombing of Hiroshima scientists have been lelliiitc us that it is only a question of lime until other nations have atomic weapons.' Some of them have said this would happen "in five ynjirti—perhaps less." The likelihood that Russia now has some of the important data on our successful work •brings the "perhaps less" a little closer. This possible imminence is disturbing. But there .seems nothing for this government to do except' resume iu efforts to set up an international .control with greater"'energy' and greater speed. Shorter and Shorter , s ave een nrouced in the ew York Legislature to ma'ke Satur- ay .closing 'of banks' in New 'York coii^ ' ' " Bills have been introduced in th New day pulsory. ' How' "times do change. It seems only yesterday that "banker's hours"— including Saturday morning _ .served as a synonym for the softest occupational bertii in the world. A,nd at -fi\s Age, Too Nothing would rest the, tired businessman and pep him up like a bright red suit, says .the president of the'Mer- chant Tailors and. Designers Association of America. 'That^mtist be how Santa Glaus finds the energy to take a year-round toy production program mid that global delivery rott'te in his stride. SO TbiEY SAY Copyright. 1947. .-) NEA'SERVlCE, INC The only real overproduction in the last 2,> years has been in the crop of itembgogucs.— E. G. Barnclt. Oanvelsvill'c, O., grocer. * » • We Americans who but recently showed our sympathy for the people of the world by shar- "ins'the product-'; ol pur fields must now be- come'aware that this 'economic starvation (tatk of full production) threatens the winning o f the pence.—Eugene Meyer, president of the International Bnnk for Reconstruction. THE STOHY, I'nrktr Krl» o' Jofc .•trlOj 1fc6 CnvrndliV Chtmlciil Com- Tt f&«- fariuKoBKe modernized. Hut he cnn-t £ti r.lons Mlth C'nrlrr -••te lie hnii M>mrtMii K clae lined up nt 1hc-I''nlr store.' - J * a * XVIII J- was-hot for May and little :. Elic-n was cross. Cassie and ,Moma had been trying to do the ^spring cleaning. "^fiF.P^'ssake, Cassie!" Parker said, corning home to find her with ;hcr head tied up in a while clolh 'and rier bands immersed :n a >ucket.of suds in Ihe hall. "Why can't you hire a woman to come in and do all that heavy work— like scrubbing!" ' "But Parker—I don't mind!" But.! do! Do you think I like lo come home to find my wife trawling around on the floor like £ charwoman?" '-It's so .hard to get someone, and its terrific the prices they charqe wnen you'do get someone!' 1 "We.can surtly afford somcthinK like that!" he said. He strode oil toward the kitchen. And she hearc him arguing with Mama about it She Vnew Parker hated to see her doing those things. But the- had to be done, and Mama \vasn' much help It was easier to do things oneself than to have lo keen prodding her."' ' - The plumbing bills for the >w< new bathrooms and the fine nev cleclric range in the kitchen hai used up all the reserve ir t h -bank. But it seemed be-on Partccrs comprehension lhat'yo ciuklnt spend money if ybu.didn <li>i* it He couldn't Eomchoi nalizc that their financial re were no\v practically noth int.' j i&C home, - to Si io bc paid out a£l « because Sid was com JAniCER, Cnssic soon realized, was not''satisfied with the job i Ihe Fair store either. The first :w <lays he had talked of it with great show of enthusiasm, -but tier a while they heard nothing lore about it. To Cassic's casual Inquiries as ) how it was coming his answers, brupt and noncommittal, had ;en tinged with resentment. The farm was beautiful now. he big maple outside the kitchen oor was leafed, and farther away, ast the barn and bird-dog ken- els, remains of a small orchard of pple and plum trees were in full lossom. Parker, taking the dogs for a un one Sunday morning, asked Cassie to go with him along the ivcr. : • The sandy loam along the river jnks was thick with violets and pring beauties, and on the hill- ides redbud and white dogwood mingled in lovely profusion. The fln»«: ran abend of them, vild-with freedom, chasing over driftwood piles and through the mdcrbrush. Parker in old corduroys, with o worn suede jacket, hattess, his fine Jrowu hair tossed by the wind, lad a more cheerful expression on us face than Cass'e had seen there for a long time. Cassie felt happy too. The nil was good anti fresh and clear They stood still for an instant by the hend :r. the river, watching the muddy waler swirl around a log that had Moated down with the early spring Hood ar.d was caught half against the bank. "You know, Parker," Cassie sail thoughtfully, "if you're not satis fled with this job either, maybi we could make something of th. farm." ''Who said I wasn't satisfied?" • n y . ", 1U5t hc always look at he in that distrustful way? "I meant—if -; t wasn't exactly to your liking. I thought you might likn farming better. There' that old orchard, that could b ixed up, with pruning and a few iew trees, and'spray and 'stuff., ^r.d we could have some cows, ind get .a little garden. Maybe fou could raise "some dogs, or" even lave a commercial kennel. And—" * * * CHE was frightened at the expression on his fnce. He kicked , I'-KISKUAUY .!;',, I!1J7 •T'Heck With !t!' IN HOLLYWOOD : WASHINGTON COLUMN t a slump ami was silent for a nomcnt. "So you think I'll get kicked out at the Fair store, too? Well, I vouldn't be surprised, cither. You lon't think much of me without my money, do you. Cassie? I'm ot much good without the plush o back me, am I?" "I didn't mean—" "So if worst comes to worst we can eke out an cxislence here on he farm, raising pigs and cows. Maybe we could even go back to -arson street!" "Oh Parker!" Her heart went :lpwn like a runaway elevator. "I didii't'mcan it the way you took it. meant that it's a wonderful place to be," on the farm here. You said you used to spend a lot of time out here, when your father was ilivc. I remember—" "Yeah. It was fine, when father was alive to handle the money and see that more kept coining in oil the time. I did'a good job of loafing around out here, fishing and running the dogs. Now you want lo make a 1 'farmer out of me. on the slrcnglh of it, so we won't starve lo death!" • "Oh what's the mailer, Parker? The. 'money didn't mean anything to me really.' I mean—nothing should be any different between us—money or not." "So it didn't mean much to you?" he asked, his voice threaded with mockery. "That was the only reason you married me, wasn't it?" "Parker, don't soy such things to me." Her throat felt hot ar.d dry and yet she had a shaken chilly feeling nil over. "Too bad you didn't RO ahead and marry Mike Cargill, Ihc way things turned out after all, isn't if?"-' " ' "Please, let's not quarrel. You're so childish, Parker." - He strode oft suddenly, back toward the house, - leaving her standing there ilone. ~(to Be Continued) ••••••«•••••••••••••••••• BY PETEK KDSON ' " • NBA Washington Correspondent I WASHINGTON — CNEAJ — Shortest labor reform bill now before Congress Is n three and one- iialf lin e job by Sen. "Pnppy" O'Daniel of Texas: '. "Be It enacted by the Senato and House of : Representatives nf the United 'states of America In Congress assembled, that the N.llloniil Labor Relations Act and all amendments there- • to arc hereby repealed." Other bills to amend NLRA the so-called Wngner act—vary in size up to the 18-page bill lijtro^ duced by Sen Joe Bailor Minnesota ami the M-pnge hill Introduc; ed by Congressman Francis Ga's^ of South Dakota. In more ways than one, the shor( mid snappy O'Daniel bill may be considered the gentlest of (lie lot, .strange as that may seem. The O'Danicl bill merely takes away from labor unions the rights and protection In organizing thev have enjoyed under the Wagner'ac- in the past 11 years. The Ball. Ellendor, wherry. Hoffman, case,' Miller, wbo'tls". tnndis %mith arid oilier bills merclv to amend the Wngner net arc, on the other hand, full O f jokers Uiljor experts have not yet liguered nut nil (he angles. But in general they would restrict' union powers far more than they were restricted before the Wagner act was passed. GOINO TOO FAR? They would provide heavy fines and imprisonment for ncwly-clelin- 'cd unfair labor practices by un• ions or their members. Similar | penalties would not, however be ' imposed on employers who might resort lo union-busting tactics. Union members would by some amendments be made outlaws and deprived or their rights lo be rc : - hircd to former jobs. Other amcncl- I mcnts might promote strikes rather than prevent -them. At the least, the bulk of the amendments would open up labor law to many court battles and open up another era or industrial turmoil M ich as first followed passage of ihe Wn^- ner n ct. Members and counsel O f the National Labor Relations Board arc among the first to admit that ihe Wagner act is nof perfect. There sre a number of revisions they would like to see marie. They have been reluctant to offer a moderate Kill incorporating these changes because they feared it .would mere- ii !L1_? .\ clllcl<1 on which would •••••••••••••••••••••••A sage may therefore be considered the basis lor maximum changes in the Wagner act which the White House would approve. These changes include: 1. Legislation to prevent jtiris- [lietionnl strikes and secondary boycotts which compel an employer to violate the Wagner act. 2. Legislation to prevent the use of strikes or lockouts \o settle disputes fli-ising under existing cun- trncts. That's all. "We must not take ill-considered , action which will lead to results I nol anticipated or desired," said the President. If he sticks to that policy, hr. will veto any more dmsLic proposal to amend the Wagner act. crippling amendments'Tiow" being offered by Individual congressmen H is now generally O( .]j 0v<1(] that I the Senate Labor Committee will not report out a bill as drastic -?, fceuator Bali has introduced, u'o'r "111 it report out O'D.iniel's prri- ln tin? House "s^u'lte ThC S '° ri ' There 1.1 billAo'nmend the'wi"'- ner net nre before Ihe Labor Com '"Ittce and (hey are to pet ?(r,l consideration. B lrst One new possibility i* that [he House will do the n:r!ciKlin R of the Wagner act. while i,, P 3™-,!° In con inn Kself to the milder TnY nn -smith bil!. , 0 ,ich cente," s " .,' cst ..°». '"'Proved conciliation ^R-fl TRAVELS- .V^EMTIOMED THE TIVO SAOOA OMTHE PLANET /WARS LOM&. BER3RE THEV WERE DISCOVERED. ANSWKH: A fiilling barometer umally iixlit.\itcs a slnnn. XKXT: Is Hi? •••mi Ui.simr ^\•e^c^>^' > SIDE GLANCES by Galbraith passed over his veto. As kno could l)e ^•""'HsiTr!^ 11 ^ SsiSi to Conoroec rm.. . .' w <-re jont v ^'^> ! t ?M --I i • j fe,i i f^\ , sr^rJ v ^ll vJ»^ ! .if Aunt Minnie is smart enough to know that anyone who'd nartg that thing in the living room is only interested in her money!" I5Y l:ll.Si\l.\i: JOHNSON M'A staff Ourrcsjimiclfiil II:;.LYWCO:>. F./O. n. INEAJ— Ho]!\'.\oo:l's cuircnt erct> ol mo 1 ,'!? ;-.<-•:«(•:> are a bunvli of sis.sic:; when i: cOHiO.s to food. Tiicy lik-. 1 saiid- v.irafs snd cott:ij',e clirrsc and IILIA ^iiliuJs liiitl milk for iuii-Jh. "i'ht'i/rii not the he-men the i ki-tlniers v.'ere." I^atiliiK' Kcssnig- I J .ai:iiie - i.^ an oldrtjiiier hci'.i"!:, Kh'.< stiirtct, 13 years ago as ;i •«;u'.ivss i;i Die I'aininount studio c:nc. Now she's Die manager. Auc' she yearns lor tne old d:iys "when mc-n ute li^e men.' 'Ill; favorite lllncIiLMli dish nf I'lirunioiiiifs male stars las) years slrik—sruinid shloin m'x?il with ii-.\i- c:<s* :ind choiip : 'd ra\\' onions. "JU'.v did .yen cook tiiem?" ' -Vie didn't cod; them," Pauline .••:'.!<<'. "We scived 'em rav:." (With ;. halter iu keep them en the |.J:.U.-, no c-;;rbt.) HIMIK.V AUK COM; ' li it i-.ovv." Pauline saicl. "1 can't m:cr...,i i..r.;i)0(ly in (aria:- ste:iks— a.! tiny wiuit is salads." Wei!. ,nay:« ti-.nt dish explains •n.-ii p:;-u!!n:- facc.i when they were -;tu.s. It wasn't ;it.ML'!i-r?;-. ( . s |, on , raw mcat A::d the ladies?—"They don't ::>.l• .auj :i!iiii;," Pauline said. "IVItj IJut:aia Stanwyck, for e.vamiile. shn just dopsn't liki> fuoit—;..l ||. ;ts i, sin „,.,.,.,. h . ls .„; ::>;U't:le she's working We i!U-cr a-k.whal shr wauls, bc- ;,"";"'. sllc ''l s ".v she diilu't want '£'.>! j:i;;t send the most lempt- "•<'. di.-li on the menu over to Her ti! 1 r-ss!ii) ! -:coHi every da-,- mid hope ."Hi.-il e.".: it- and then she doesn't cat it," "f'ccptc 1 don't eat anymore," Pauline moaned. "Tliey just worry thiiiKs with a fork rjid then wl;;j . their thins." • • • ' UI1AT I'lUC'K Or.O'.tY.' .' We can ;-i |)of t io<jny that we worked at Ci;iurr.;.-i:i ;.•/,;(.-> '.;•• Harry C::hn for 2) wholi- i.Uiii.K-i •and pcbody sv.oi 1 ? at n.s ;eul vvi'':!-' no^ going io sno .ui'. j_;!y. UUL ' ina\b- Ca:uir.'ji:s o; Cohn will .',IL- us, lifter Keritiii c.;;r hU';^ in \\v* ir.cvie 'The Corp:;- c.ur.p ~. O. 1)." . Ni, we didn't ;j;::y the c:):;;;;v (CJtild b-'. tliciiuli, i' rv;':>;:ir> ^3, continues to p'u-v :i ;UD.) 'fR' l-'lnyed a character luunrd J hrv: ,.i , for a scene wiili some o:::ci' c!ir.: - - acters who write n:cv:? C.>:ii:)!n;. "The Corpse," a mystery thriller, has a Hollywood liiu'kgi-niimi and was written by a movie columnist, Jimmy stair. Si> H's 111=- I'ror.riale, we ^UCKS, to <;i)en the picture with uur muses" leerinrj out at the :uitliencc, ullhou«ii the corpse may Ii:ive b:-cii t^ss frightenin;;. The stars of the pii'ro. j<:n:i :;'-••!'..-•11 and Gro:;;c> jjrc!!t, weren't working, but Atlete Jer;;;-r,s, wln> i;!«ys a movie queen in the. 1 i'U:!i, was ijrcacnt to i;ase with tli l;:r some publicity |;::-i.urc:;. Tin- .•;'.:.;- dio took no chances en not i;c;Ui:,; , t!ic pictures into i):i:it ..\de':i- wni, wearing a filmy "nc-jlv.jce :•-]::! •: Wack la:e liiBhtKov.i'i. ^ The corpse that, c:\mr C, O. 1). . : alll.ost went A. W. O. L n.'tO' ;ie:- ' ing A:le!e in t!;e arms oL JL!>::.S.-,:I who left tlie :;._H E ]i ir i exhausted but hpppyi The United Stj-Lc.-; h;r; mi-'v than 33,000,000 huH'.'s wiivd' fj/ electric service. ' Representative KOlll/ONTAL l.'j Picturcci ' U. S. rcpre- 18 Knrc-noi.ji (ab.) lit Knt;iiml» 21 Jinn • •22 Kilter velch 2.' 3 . Clirl":: nair.t:. 20 'i'fan^^! e.-.s '.« 'Jrays' ;!ll IVnclralc- '•<•'•', T;ipeslvy "4 SinAVlMT -'i'i l-'t-nuiiL' I'tilt' :i« P,ila-r stalcps H7 Seine .':;: Ci'lc-br.-ite;! (ab.) '••« Emiiiet •11 Gen: 1">Aurir!o •i:' ALt,'t'n-[ili: ll 4U Ri:pi'iU;inl ^ Exist ."i-; Come "{'. Mark aimed at •! Station (ab.) "i I.aniprey (i llenllh resort 7 Mule !i Symbol foi- iridium U Czar SO Dress edges 12 River barrier 13 Sancln Mater .'. Kecles'.a (ab.) IfiThc soul J7 Morindin dye 2(1 Violent stream 22 Designate ?A Cudgel 2fj Pi'opcrty item L v (» Ir<- pinnacle JclElcTTju 27 Silly 4H Near 'if, Velvi-lc .14 Permit 29 Measure "f 'IB Cain's brother urea '17 Soaks 31 Compass point 4!) 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