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PACE TEN, THE BLYTHEVTLLB COURIER NEWS THE OOtJiWER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEPP, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager hole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace 'WHmer Co., New Yorjc, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon'.Except Bundav Entered as second class matter at the post- cffic* at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act at Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATE3 By corrler in the city or Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per. week, or 35c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, 1400 per , year, $2.00 for six months. $1.00 for three months; by mall outside 50 cille zone, $10.00 per year payable iri advance. Next: A World Trade Policy ,. . The .development of u bipartisan foreign policy is cortninly one ol' .America's major postwar acliicvo- •"hie'nts. Tested under firu, it has withstood some sharp attacks and omevgou ;• strong and with a promise of cnclur- ; ing. ' Yet its scope is more limited than the name suggests. Our unanimity is confined to' li'e political side of foreign relations. \\the field of international trade K\-.I\ finance there are still .some sharp divisions. They are not so much between Democrats and Republicans as between groups within each parly. -And so long as they exist it cannot -.truly b(> said that we have bipartisan , 'agreement on foreign policy. • The question behind these differences is: Can the United States combine political internationalism with economic isolationism? That question p. has been sharpened by the election of ,n Republican majority in Congress, oven though the answers arc not divided on a strictly party basis. And the Republicans, realizing this, are facing the issue. * .....!... Discussion of tariffs and riciprocal trade agreements i.s starling up ,-imonij Republican congressmen. A lot. of do- bate, much of it hot, is inevitable before they reach an agreement. Some senators would like to go back to-Jho 'j Smoot-Hawley days of high tariff ' days i-ii'ht away. Some want to give the trade-agreement -job back to Congress. Others want to avoid this step with its '^inevitable log-rolling." SI:!! others would ban tariff reductions for a matter of years. Harold E. Stasscn, who never fears to -stick his neck out, had some interesting things to say on the subject in his Lincoln Day speech. Jle supported his argument for "worldwide economic participation" by calling attention to these factors: American productivity is iticreasir.i<- tremendously; we have become flic great creditor nation of the world; we are dependent on the rest of the world for much of our raw material; world peace is impossible without a steady improvement in the living standards of other peoples everywhere. Our choice, Mr. Stasscn says, "is either to jfo forward now with the reciprocal agreements, or lo slide backward in economic isolation." Obviously, he would like to see his party take tbe forward step. Yet he counsels gradual adjustments and improved methods of negotiating agreements, with clue care for American industry and agriculture, •im! .safeguard.* agamst dumping goods, exceeding quota limitations, and so on. Whether or not one agrees wiih Mr. Stassen, there are certain fact i of our modern economic life that are clear. Many countries have borrowed money from this government. They need American products. America needs lo keep production high permanently. When the current unnatural demand at home has abated, our industry will no;nl to sell to other countrin;;. Our people would like to sec the government's loans repaid. JJut to buy goods and pay delitr. these other countries need to sell. It they cannot sell here they will sol, somewhere else. Their raw material that wi: need will go where the:-i3 countries received Ihe best treatment. It is to our national self-interest, to sell goo-Is and to get back goods and dollars, flow and 'by how much trade barriers must be broken down to achieve this is the problem before the Republican Congress. It's not an ea.sy one, and (here will be some rough go'- ing before it is solved. Bond of Brotherhood * Both desigji and circumstance seem to be forcing Canada away from Kng- Jiind and bringing her closer to chj United States. The Canadians attained independent citizenship. Then Canada and the United States decided to continue in peacetime their war-born joint defense agreement. But, the crowning bond of brotherhood was attained just the other day. The choir and organist of an Ottawa church were engaged to perform in s>. government-made film. Shortly afterward the government -received a bi;i for !?v)0. It was for the services of a "sljimt-by" union -organist and it was sent by James C. Petnllo. I*. S. The government paid. SO THEY SAY Any management or any union which conceives- its responsibilities toward n business o; society to extend no further than its own narrow interesi is an nnchronism and has lost its socml usefulness.—National Planning Association rcso- hit km. * - * * The only class who has not. yet been given an adequate cost-of-living bonus is the patient, hard-pressed American taxpayer.—Jolm \v. Hanes, former Treasury undersecretary. XXV '"JVIE room seemed lo swim for nn instant before Cassie's eves Leni picked up her black kitten nnd began lo stroke-, its silky fur £0 j! 11 ?.' jt purred loudly. "Mire nnd J, as a matter of fact, hart cocktails, at; the Mandarin Club We talked over old times." "How Js he?" The words were tnle, but they were all that Cassic could manage. "Very prosperous, to j;n> the least.'.' Again that mocking look — m Lcni's eyes. Shrewd appraisal -;>too.."And he asked ail about you' Hes coming down to Mortonville two-weeks from tomorrow. Said he d phone you." •j Cassie got up from the table. _ '"Cassie, 'aren't you going to finish your pufiding?" Marna whined Plaintively. "I'm not' a bit hungry I shouldn't have taken the pudding." I.eni followed her out. still car- •ryhjg the kitten. They'went up- tla.rs. "He wanted lo know how you and Parker were making out and I told hii;c." "Leni, you have'no right to cij s - russ my personal aftairs with onv- ,&ne—much less Mike." "t told him it Socked like a • complete bust-up to me " Leni's laughter rang hollowly. ' ' Two weeks from tomorrow! Mike would phone her! Cassic picked up a book and turned'on the bed lamp and flung herself across the bed. She pretended lo rood, and presently Leni went iiway. The two weeks crept, by.' Tlv-jrc \vas no word from Parker. 'Vne house seemed strange without him T/ie morning r^ni had said Mike t Was lo phone her she dressed with feverish care. The new cocoa . brown mil, a guilty extravagance at »w, was worthwhile now. It jpve her a sleek, well-groomed t look. And the brown pixie hai * with- the tall feather was smart Her hair, just washed, curled light he She hadn't time for breakfast, and hurrying down to try lo make it to. the ro.-ner lo catch t:- bus file met Le.-ii in (he hall. Leni's shrewd glance for,!; j,i t|, c new suit, Ihe perfection,, and the smiled. "Very opportune, isn't it, c - ass .jc—Mike's coming back just Cassic didn't nnr.v.-ar. Hiding ..• on. the bus she felt guilty. And yet there was no reason lo feel Sillily because she was going to see Mike again. Hadn't Parker asked her for n divorce? * * * OIIE'D have recognized Mike's voice anytime. Husky, with n nil of laughter hidden in it somc- •here. "H»llo, baby, how about takin° ie afternoon off?" "Oh Mike! It's EO nice to hear 'our voice!" "Same here, baby!" They compromised on his mooing her niter work Mike slill w ,n-c his hat at an >ngle, and his eyes were the same —rooklcsf, r ,,d very blue. He was T Jot heavier. "Hello, baby! Cosh, it's been a ong lime, hasn't it?" Ho took her ami, squeezing it little, and she trembled. Cassie Iw-ard someone behind icm wrnspering, "Look.-there's name?" meeting her old They walked brisk , y ^^ „ .,t!cet to where his car .was parkc<l. Yon look \voi\deriul, Mike 1 can hardly believe it's vou though." • • > and then opened the car door. ""' citement, as he came around and ^K^^KJ 1 -^^ dwSsAr^VS 5 toM rne ali a abou 0 t™o\t anTparte" .Please, Mike, let's r, n » ».iu about me. Wlv ' ' liappcnect to your How tiw xhfe- busir.CEs go? Are you slill in California—living there, I mean." "I've done quite well, baby," he said. He laughed and reached over ami patted her knee.- "And you did too, for o while, didn't yon?': "Don't say things like that to me, Mike." "It's true, isn't it? I could hove iold you though exactly what would happen, t knew ail about Parker. He's not a business man —just not the type. Tlayin' the piano is more his speed!"" <* * a QASSIE stiffened. "Parker plays wonderfully well!" phc flared and the moment the words were out she wondered why she should be defending Parker to Mike. "He'll never amount lo anything Cnssie, and you know it. You're showing good sense—n little Intc— but not too laic—by divorcln" him!" & The shock ol his words silenced her. So Leni had known the truth —Parker had told her he'd discussed a divorce. She realized <iuitc suddenly that divorcing Parker had not seemed real to her until now, hearing Mike speak so casually and definitely about it "Parker certainly made a fizile of the machine works, didn't he? I.eni said he'd had two or three jobs since, loo, that he couldn't hold down. You must have had a pretty niggcct lime aflcr Ihe money was gnne." Again that queer feeling of wanting lo defend Parker possessed her. And there was something fantastic too about her being here with Mike—as though it were all just n dream. She had dreamed ?o many times of being with Mike again. She should be very happy —wildly so—instead of feeling so numb and bewildered. "There's a nice place to cat out here on the State road. How about H7 1 ' ^feii" "I'm not hungry, Mike." • • "But we could both stand • dv-lnk!" He swung the car into the gr»vel drive behind the small roadhouse. ' "Look, baby," he turned toward her, his faca gruff, longing and excitement In his eyts. "I'm going to hiss you. Corns here," Hs pulltd her ajalnrt him. •> , < (To »• C»B«n«ied> Sounds Sort of Silly 1 to Us FRIDAY,-FEBRUARY 21. 1017 we TAKE SOME out OF HERE 4ND PUT : IN HOLLYWOOD BY KKSKINK JOHNSON Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA)—When re-elected honorary mayor or Sher- nian Oaks ( a san Fernando valley .su'jiirb surrounded by stars' swim »••»••••••••*•••«••»•••«•..' I can't buy anything in this country. Why, even Kaiser Is driving Fra- ming pools) Arthur' Treacher in- patch" over sislcd upon, and got. a raise be- j years. He's *ier around on a inotorcvclo" « » t, • AN EYE FOlt ACTION fiaoul Walsh has worn a black : WASH5NGTON COLUMN 11V MvTElS KDSON' S'KA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON _ [NEA) —. I! may be too early jet to make a fair appraisal on hiv.v congressional ]>•- organi/atlon is working out. But in the first six weeks of the session, all has not been hunky-dory.- Congressman Mike Monroncy'ol Oklahoma, co-sponsor with ex-Sen. Bob LaFollette on the Reorpanba- llon hill, says there has been less open opposition than anticipated. Undercover, it's .something else. There i.s no qnarre] with the congressional lenders. They have supported streamlining to perfection. The Republican leadership-in the House has given the lower chamber a strong Rules Comnjll.- tee under Leo Allen of Illinois. I It Is no longer Ihe legislative bottleneck it formerly v,-,is. The all- powerful Rules Committee was one of the sacred things the LaFollctto- Monroney committee was forbidden, to reform. ; But since the Republicans themselves have voluntarily taken the lead in changing-« the iioliey for this traditionally dictatorial inoiip. there is that much unexpected liet gain on top of other reforms. On the other hand, from SO to 75 per cent of the old-timers in Congress there has been an undercover nibbling-away at the foundn- lloils of congressional mndmiiviin-*. Ii< .spite ol Ihe fact that the R»or°- lanizntinn bill gave them higher >ay. better paid help and more o r t. the old boys ncdm lo ihink they have been robbed of power and prestige. Appropriations and Ways and ( Means Committees in ihe House i have gone back to secret hearings as a resular thing, though the Rc- orRnnlzation bill say., all heur'n^s shall be open. ' . ' "" The ban against special committees has been broken twice m the Senate mid will probably be broken twice in the House with the setting up of extra probes on newsprint shortages and M nall hii.-inoss There has bee,, excessive n- ;( , O f .sub-committee* in .som 0 instances. The new Public Lands Committees' — created by the merger ,,f a number of minor cbmmiltccs — have been broken down into 'a s many sub-committees as there were [ul'l committees before. These unv <.u>f committee chairmen don't "ft any sli-ff or special oflices and 'they're beefing about lhat. XOSKS OUT OK .JOINT Monroney say s there are perhaps 100 complajnts from old commit-' tee members about loss n- u ir i s - diciion. For Instance. Dnnhin,-' . m<1 Currency Committees arc M ,r,> because thrlr jurisriictlon over foreign- loans was transferred to the Committee' on Foreign ,Ufniix .\iso because their jurisdiction over Commodity Credit Corporation ,.-, s transferred to the connmtt.-,. nil Agriculture. These are th:m-. ; ihe lmt C cot'"r V « ""' '"? " '""" "•"'°" t ' Apr-rnprl.uions Oimmii'i,',. )!'".!;. bcr.s arc sore about tin- b,,,-. ( - ; i, m nations now bring pu- „'„ ,,, cir spending. Also. < on,-,o,,,, m - u .,,,'„ made rash promises about |.,v 1V - mictions are havinn to show v'-'n -re savings wilt come fl -om !„-[„--,.,, lcy can make (lie eiits. The hiring of n , n ,. 0 (,f rir( ,, m urossional help is s ,i,, , r ,, v ,. "._ Red. Some of Ihe expert* put 'on committee s :n r rs are ,:,«t, 'olhcrs • <: old clerks and .secretaries hired through political pull. The »,,,".,- nlzatiOH bill ended the hiriu,, "of committee "Janitors" who " .turned up in the last, half of 1046 | when Congress wa s j,ot in session. .The real,test of this w-ill come when \ j congressmen start asking the spe- j j cial interest pleaders, "Have you' ! registered yet?" before listening" to ! llicin. Lobbists themselves are do- i j ins some off-lhe-record lobbying against the Reorganization act' THEY'LL LET IT HIDE Lawyers of the ambulance-elms- ing variety are yelling because the Reorganization act limits their fees to 20 per cent of damages collected. The private claims bill nuisance hasn't, been eliminated. What all this petty chiseling amounts to. says Monroncy, i s that the congress j s not making the most of the opportunity it now has to become efficient.' There was much popular support for this streamlining w he,i it WAS before Congress last year. But instead of going ahead with it—lifting itself U P—Congress is coasting down hill. THIS CURIOUS WORLD I L™ m OF TH» /MOON'S SURFACE. >DU CAN LOOK. DOSVN Of) A PERSON WHO IS l THAU YOU ARE,"_5a^- MKS. PAULINE ROMERO. R. 194; BV KEA SERVICE. I\C. NEXT: How mile ninths Mini Ihcir males. SIDE GLANCES by GolbroHh .,-.- ^\ m- J\ ±il~ A <iffvr \V (•Ai ^y I/. -..' |P?' I t\^(; t ash basket. Pa{emwgf nie sore about not bein« keep old retainers on sot, 1 Registration ol lobbyists i think Ml the fish have be^ « In the first throw of the ports for the first quarter of 1147 ml*"!! M ' 1re '- S1 ' shoul <« s ""«- >» lot rao , e rcsislraltons than were "P, 1 "" son Bought a now car so lie could drive his wife and out west to see us, but he paid so much for the par that they can't afford the trip Vy cause of the rising cost of living. Last year he served as a dollar a year man. This year he'll get SI.10. * * * Producer Les:er cowan h talking to Laraine Day about "One Touch of venus." NO, it will' not be re- titled, "One Touch 'of Durocher." . . . Gloria Swaiisoir is s o anxious to return to the screen that she just paid for a technicolor screen test, filmed in her New York apartment. It's making the rounds or the studios. * * « lirian IKmlevy, just divorced, ays he won't marry again. "I'll 'B a bachelor for the rest ot mv life," he siiii!. => • • » HKTIREMENT PLAN Danny Thomas said h c had it all fip.ured out. Ihe age of 18, Margaret O'Bnen can retire with three million dollars in the bank. "My accountants just told me." Danny aid. 'that I'll be able to retire at "e age of three million with 18 dollars in the bank." Danny is the Toledo, O.. boy, vho two years ago was voted the lost outstanding new comedian -in icio. So what happened? "I couldn't get a job for. two ears," he groaned. Bnt now Danny is busier than H-son Welles. A weekly radio pro- an acting contract-at M-G- hls i-iBht eye for 20 not sensitive about seven shou.s a week at Maxie's night club, where customers are howling over Thomas as: "You still either, "it comes in rather handy In Hollywood." he chuckled. "You see only half us many phonies." Walsh foes back" jiraciloaily to 'he beginning Of the movies. He played John Wilkcs Booth in ,'jThe Birth of a Nation." Then he^Aid and directed. Hc was dircctins iinrl starring i,, '•]„ ol'l ArlMiia," first of the outdoor talking pictures, when an automobile in which ivj was riding O n the desert hit a jackrnbbl!. The rabbit bounced against the windshield and splinters of glass necessitated removal of his eye. Since then he has won a reputation as a director with an eye --one eye—for action. Films such as "What Price Glory, fhe RoarinR Twenties, "They Died With Their %>ols On,' and now the Teresa Wright - Robert Mitchum super- western, "Pursued." Our favorite story about Uaoul Is the tihic and process server was waiting outside a sound static to serve hi m with papers in a miimr lawsuit. All of a sudden the dour opened a nd 20 guys wi'.li black patches over their ri'^ht eves wiilk- ed out. Raonl was one of them hut the I process server just threw up his hands in disgust and went home. s v * Jack' Carson is telling about the comedian who, when accused !)v a second comic or pilfering his material, cannily admitted: "Sure-. I use your jokes. It's just to prove how funny you could be if you had my genius for comedy." Naturalist HORIZONTAL 1,7 Pictured author and naturalist ! 2 Renegade 13 Hardens IS Rotate IB Noisy IS Ujiadorjjed 19 Consumed 20W;iver 22 Mfadcw 23 Mfxccl type 2! Area measure 25 Man's nki:namc 27 Pronoun 2ti Frichten ' 30 Vpcsl sounds 3? \Varfod 33 Conslellation "^."Restrict-' ' yu Ceremonies 39 Atop •10 Compass point 41 Direct current (ab.) 42 Behold! 43 Poem -45 Trains no Distant SI Type size f.3 Wind instrument 54 Glut 55 Capital of : Lydia ;57 Lives 59Undraped I figures 60 Male bees VERTICAL 1 Amatory 2 Rattle 3 Nothing 4 Diminutive suffix 5 Song for one voice 6 Horse's gait .7 Faction 8 Half an em 9 Vat 10 Spoken 11 Sea nymph 12 Snares 14 Chairs 17 Note of Guido's scale 20 His books with wild life 38 Painful sr.-oi i 21 Prizes 44 Unblcach"-! 24 External angle 46 Flag nwk-^ 26 Architecture 47 Ibidem (ab.) type 48 Domineer 29 Point 40 Sly glancn 31 Rodent 50 Wilt 34 Nooses 52 Augment 35 He also wrote 54 Transgress of lore 5G That is (ab.) 37 Puffs up 58 Thus Our Boarding House with Mai. Hooole .....__ ' • • -^,. -. " H&'S , LEAKSDER, BOT HIS EVES ARE GETTIM&THPCT -OUT, e LOOK "LORD FEATHERED. WAS tiOtiPL ABHORRED SPECTACLES OF DOMESTIC DISORDER, BUT >> -*~j AH-UM.'THIS MOVEL. IS A SPLEMDIO 60PORtFiC~- AHM' I<MOW HE'S'lM DREAMLAND WU£M HE STARTS BREATH ING LIKE A SWITCH cowe ALONG AMD STAND SUARD VJWLE PMMT-TM6 MEASLES ON) HIM: Out Our Way ~~ By J.R. Williams F ANVS BOOK=. XXJ'D \ UKE 70 STUDY \ AIM'T IM HERS, I JUST LET ME / KMOW AMD 1'Ll \ ORDER 'EM.' '}

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