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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 17, 1951
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PAGE SEC THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS TOT COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher HARRT A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDR1CKSON, Zdltor FAUL, D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager JLTTHEVTLLS (ARK.) COURIER NEW? Holt National Advertising Representatives: Wallaee Witmer Oo, Hew York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. totered u second class mittrr it the po«t- offlce it Blytheviile, Arkansas, under act of Con- gnu, October », W7. Uemlwr of The Associated Pr«M SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blylhevlile or any •uburban town wher» carrier service la maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius or M miles, »S.OO p» r year, $2.50 for six months, |i.3t (or three months; by mail outside 50 mile aone, J13.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And to knowted|< temperance; and U Itmper- ante patience; and to patient* lodlineM.—H Pel- tr !:«. • » • The fortitude of a Christian consist* In patience; not In enterprise, which the poela call heroic, and which It commonly the effects of Interest, pride, and worldly honor.—Dryden. Barbs Any mother with a flock of son* has darn hard work, and when it comes to their socks, hard dam wcrk. * • • W« hare m •rmpaihr for Ihe political machine that r*4* »t*ek in the and H The average husband doesn't know much about •women* clothe*, says a styli authority. Jurt 'enough to keep him brok*. • • » Drinn hi MOM al MM autix hi movie anaih- *t* aw donnln— UM aam aa UIOK la real- MH imuh-iM. • * • One tfanpte war «o keep your eye< «hut Is not fc be able to keep your mouth ahut. 'Inevitable War' Philosophy Imperils Future of the West During »nd immediately after World War II, hardly a handful of the West's re- •ponaible statesmen gave a hint by word or deed that they understood the real •!m» arid character of the Soviet Union. In this country, there has been a concerted effort by some men to fasten the blame for this colossal misjudjirment on « i«w. Th« historical record is against •them. It wat a mistake made by most of . thow who either fashioned or influenced national policy in that hectic time. And ft'wM not one avoided by leading public figureg outside the government. W« and the rest of the West have been paying dearly for this mistake, for .imagining that in our wartime Russian «lly w« had a "democratic pal" who would work with us for world peace in an atmosphere of sweet reasonableness. There would really be no point in dwelling upon this if we could be sure that all our key policy-makers had learned their bitter lesson and now were treading the path of political wisdom. But unfortunately signs have appeared that some of our statesmen may have learned their lesson too well. From foolishly accepting the Russian Communists as good-hearted friends, they have turned to viewing them as such implacable enemies that they must in time be crushed by weight of American and Western arms. In other words, these men, most of them the same ones who grossly misjudged the Russian purpose earlier, are now acting and thinking as it war wilh the Soviet Union were inevitable. They are, then, in danger of committing a new mistake of a magnitude to dwarf their original miscalculation of the Communist motive. In their quite honorable zeal to thwart the would-be conquerors in Moscow, in their justifiable horror at the spectacle of Red tyranny, these officials have led themselves to an extreme which can hardly serve the cause of men who would avoid the,, unutterable destruction of another great war. We are not proposing here that Russia be given one inch in the struggle to keep men free. But our whole policy today is built upon the thesis that we can stand off the Soviet Union—and stilt avert war—by creating on the side of free nations a strength too great for the Reds to match. The trouble is" not with that goal. The trouble is with men who pay it lip service but do not believe it attainable. These policy-makers fee! in their hearts that the defenses we are now creating, th« arms w« are casting, will not dis! suade the Russians from their aim of conquest. They are convinced those arm* will hav« to b» ustd. No one can b« lure they will not hav» to b«. But th« future of this country and its Western friendg is not secure in the hands of men who work from th« conviction of war'a inevitability. The helm belongs to those who recognise the peri! but dedin* to accept that there U no escape. It belongs to men whose faith in both freedom and .peace is indestructible. Give These Show Folk A Great Big Hand Slsrs of the entertamment world have traditionally given generously of their time and toil to bring cheer to American's fighting men on many fronts. But that is no reason why we should take their efforts for granted. This year some 65 Broadway and Hollywood show folk have volunteered to forego their own Christmas holiday time with their families to venture abroad and entertain the thousands of U. S. servicemen who won't be home for Christmas. Under the auspices of USO-Camp Shows, they will visit some 15 different foreign places and all the most isolated military bases within the U. S. as well. Many will be giving up their busiest and most remunerative time of the year at home. These open-hearted people deserve the country's warmest gratitude. We like to think that their spirit of sacrifice is characteristically American. Views of Others US Income Distribution Ont upect of United States income distribution not covered by the census bureau's summary ot resulU of 1U preliminary analysis of 1950 information—which disclosed that the top fifth of the population geU nearly half the nation's money income—w that thli fifth payi the biggest percentage by far of US income taxei. Moreover, thlj analysis failed to not* nonmonev incomes— of farmers, for example—which represent aub- itantlal earningi in forme other than cash. According to the bureau's announcement, th» highest fifth level of US Incomes received 47 per cent of the national consumer income; th« Mcond highest fifth, 24 per cent; third fifth, B per cent fourth fifth, 17 per cent, and lowest fifth, 1 per cent. But thes« figurei ar« relatively mcanlngleu without showing simultaneously what income levels are used for th« classifications and how many people are included In each group. That has not been made publicly available yet, however. B»ck In the mld-305.Caji-e.nly roughly comparable statistical analysts^wj.s made which reported that the top-income fifth of the population (42000 a year and up) received W.15 per cent of the national consumer Incomes in 1B3S-M. The second highest fifth, with incomes ranging from »12BO to J2000 a year, receded 23.60 per cent, the third fifth, »750 lo »i250, 18.57 per cent; thl fourth fifth, S500 to »15O, per cent, and the lowest fifth, under »500, 3.4B per cent. Thus, the national top-fifth today receives just about the same percentage It did In 1935-36. In 1949, the commerce department has reported the median income In this country—with just as many people making more as those making less—was »3420. The 1935-1936 study placed the median family income group at »750 to $1250 a year. For 1950 the median income Is greater than in 1949. The big difference today—bigger even 'than the higher Incomes—*eems to be that th« top two-fifths among the income groups—representing 71 per cent of the incomes with tax rales considerably higher .than on the lower income levels and greatly larger than in 1935-36—are pay- Ing out vastly larger sums In federal and »lat« Income taxes. r —NEW ORLEANS TTMES-PICAYUNi; SO THEY SAY If you've got a gnuisc against anybody und want to do him a bad turn, all you have to do is persuade him to write a book—Duke of Windsor.' * * • Given the right situation, and a target of opportunity, we could use an atomic bomb today in i. lactlcal way against enemy troops In the field, without risk to our own troops.—Gordon Dean, chairman, AEC. » • * What we need in this country ... is a greater realization that the interests which all of us have In common arc far greater than the points of difference between us.—sen. Paul Douglas <D., 111.). * » • One of the types of atom bombs was recently tested In our country. Tests of atom bombs of different calibers Mil be conducted In the future BS well.—Jocef. Stalin. * » • The Republican Party is not Isolationist, and I see no danger that it will become so.—John Foster Dulles. I). S. ambassador. * » • The desire for peace is not enough; the free world must also have the strength to enforce the peace.—Dean Aclwson, Secretary of state. * » • 1 predict that within u years the vast majority of the five-million Jews In this country will have returned to their faith.—Rabbi Louis FinVehteln, UMT Issue Poses Tough Problem For Coming Session of Congress "What a Time to Have Termites!" MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1951 - /rc/sl^ss: Peter fdson's Washington Colum By DOUGLAS LARSEN NEA Staff Correspondent (Peter Kelson is on vacation) WASHINGTON (NEA) — Battle nes are now being drawn for the howdown which Is coming up early ) the second session of the 82nd Congress on universal military raining. Proponents of the measure feel hat the time has never been more ripe to get a UMT plan on the books. Most people, they reason, now believe that if the u. S. had such a program after World War II the effects of Korea would not »nd that the country would have »en far more ready /or it. Proponents .feel ' that much of he organized resistance to it from hurch, educational one! pacifist groups, labor unions and women's lubs have crumbled In view of the ong outlook for tension with So- 'iet Russia. In spite of this outlook, however, UMT Is far from being a dead cinch for passage. First, It's going to be a presidential election year. And a tremendous^ block of voters, mostly among the nation's mothers, are against any universal training programs. This will make many congressmen think twice before voting for it. And the traditional opposition igainst it is not as disorganized as is thought. A questionnaire sent out by the American Legion several months after the start of the Korean fighting to all of the groups who had opposed universal military training bills before Congress before Korea shows only a small change of sentiment. LABOR GROUPS AGAINST Such strong labor organizations as the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the International Association of Machinists voiced their continued objections to UMT. So did some of the more outspoken women's groups, such as the National Women's Christian Temperance Union. The Friends Committee, the Quaker group, reaffirm-' ed their stand against'it. All of these organizations, politically powerful organizations when taken all together, will make their voices heard again. And con- gressmen will continue to listen. The biggest break in the ranks of the opposition is among educational organizations. Even before Korea the Important National Education Association gave up their traditional stand against UMT in a resolution saying that the organization thought it was up to Congress to decide whether or not the country needed it. Many individual leading educators have also not only reversed themselves on universal training but are'now actively' supporting 'it. In fact, one of the authors of the plan which Congress will have to consider Is a leading educator, Dr. Karl T. Compton. chairman of the board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology., By and large UMT proponents have taken heart from current favorable conditions for its passage ar.d plan to redouble efforts to sell It to the people. The American Legion, for once, will launch .a lull-dress campaign. The former national commander of the Legion, Erie Cocke, who devoted most ol his administration in the Legion ' to selling UMT, has been appointed a special assistant to Anna Rosenberg in the Dept of See EDSON on Page 9 IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. (NEA) — There will be no tears shed on the Hue de la Pnlx over 'the fate of the inthentic French can-can In a Hol- ywooci movie. The zippy, oo-lah-lah dance, per- ormed for the cameras by the 'rench cutles at the famous Bal Tabarin night club in Paris anil Ini- wrtid cm nim to Hollywood. Just passed the Johnston office censors ^ith nary a snip of their scissors. The entire Bal Tabsrln show ;ns filmed in Paris for the Rcpub- ic musical, "Bal Tnbarin," by Producer Herman Millakowsky. But bc- for the cameras turned, there was a pre-shootlng huddle with the censors on the subject of French stage ntrtfly. "We had to put a few beads on the show girls who normally wear nothing." Mlltnkowsfcy confessed, 'and the can-can dancers had to wear full-length stockings, otherwise, we Photographed the girls nnd the can-ean just as they appear -.very night In Paris." Vauy'nn Monroe has Lcen penciled in as Betty arable's new musical partner at Fox, . . . "Our Miss Brooks" may fade from radio and become a TV thow after Jan. I. Actor Bob Rockwell will replace JefT Chandler, whose movie contract forbids TV appearances. . A lovely named Marilyn Rogers tj the reason why insiders who were predicting marriage for Jane Wyman and Grcs Bautzcr are now taking It all back. • * • Humphrey Bogarl of Hie sun- play aiid sirtc-of-thc-moulh-lalk as » scientist working In the interests of humanity! It's In Hollywood's crystal ball for 1952 In a yarn by Richard Brooks titled "Carpintcria." A BIG DEAL A movie script based on the recent Hedy Lnmarr nuctlon is in the writing stages. Producer Abbey Oreshler says he'll film the yarn If Hcddy's attorney gives him (he okeh. • * • You won't be seeing t^vo ex- Mrs. Franchot Tones in "And Sudden Fear" nfter nil. Joan Crawford still stars in the movie, but Jcnu Wallaca is no longer in Ihe cast line-up. • * • Hollywood's stopped being dlplo. matic about Identifying villains as Russians. There's no need for'a Sam Spade to deduce that exotic Florence Marly, as Sonya DuBois, is a caviar ciitle spying on the U. S. Navy In Republic's "Gobs and Gals." She even lias two aides named Icier and Ivan and (here are busts or Slalin and .Mara in her apartment. Florence flashed II to me, "Hut when the Navy moves In the Irasls start n>-|n ? ." It's Florence's fourth spy role In as many Hollywood movies but Plickerville can't take the credit for typing her. She played keyhole peckers in French movies before landing in Hollywood and she was See HOLLYWOOD on Paje 9 15 Years Ago In Blythcville — Dr. Perry F. Webh, pastor of the First Baptist Church here from 1926 to 1S30. has resigned the pastorate of the First Baptist church of Pine Bluff to become pastor of the First Baptist church. Antonio, Texas, of the largest churches in the Southern Baptist Convention • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Keep Rivals Honest By Using Deception By OSWALD JACOBY Written for Nf,.\ Service The simplest devices are sometimes the most devastating. You don't have to be Larceny Lou to remember and use the deceptive Play shown in today's hand. West opened the Jack of spades, ntl dummy won with the king. Declarer naturally led a low trump from dummy and finessed the queen from his hand. West made his simple but devastating play it this trick. He played a low trump imtend of the king. Mind you. this kind of play must be made with complete naturalness. YOU can't appear to be thinking, because then it will be dear that you have the king. Also, you must find some way to «*e with your partner U he re»c&- es for the trick. There are some players who take great pride In the fact that they are alive. If a finesse is taken through them, and If they know- that the finesse will lose, they will reach for the trick to show that they nre perfectly awake and ready to be of assistance. Of course, any such move betrays the location of the king. There are t\vo ways ot dealing with such a partner. One Is to have a pnck of cigarettes handy. As declarer takes his finesse, you push the pack of cigarettes to your part- NORTH + AK6I TOST A J ID97 VK83 * 7532 + 76 • J8 + 8542 EAST ¥53 »K 10»84 . +A1091 SOUTH (D) Sooth 3V Pass VAQJ109 . » AQ + KQJ North-South vul. Wrrt N»rtk E*et Piss I * P»s> Pass 4 » P*«a Pass Opening lead— I am laying out Social Security payment* that I'll probably never see again. Somebody. Lord knows t'ho, figures out my Indebtedness to Jncle Sam and shorts my subsls- ence accordingly. Stabilizers one ilace compute what I am worth ind stabilizers someplace else see to it I can't afford anything. * • ¥ OH, I'M NOT BEING ungrateful. I'm happy to pay taxes so some- Th« DOCTOR SAYS By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent A question which keeps cropping up has been raised by Mrs. R. E. W. who asks whether medical treatment is all that Is necessary for nflamed gall bladder, or whether t is advisable to have the gall bladder removed. This problem has been debated ly doctors for years and even now •here is no easy answer. In each •ase of Inflammation of the gall iladder, or cholecystitis, many dif- erent factors have to be weighed before a decision is reached as to .vhether surgery or medical treatment is best. For example, one has to consider whether the gall bladder is acutely inflamed or has reached a chronic ner to keep him busy; and you can then play a low trump without worrying about partner's reach A more effective way is to have a short but heavy stick on the table. One decsivc rap over the knuckles is enough to cure most partners. When todayVs hnnd was played^ East was not a reachcr. He looked perfectly natural when declarer's queen of trump won the seconc trick, and so did West. South had no way of knowing that he was being led up the garden path. Naturally enough, South l«d another spade to dummy's ace nnd repeated the trump finesse. This time West took the king ol hearts. West conic, also cash a spade trick and East eventually got the ace 01 clubs and a diamond trick. Note the difference if West wins the first round of tramps. South now has no need lo repeat the trump fuKue, when tw (<li to t, once over lightly- By A. A. Fredriekson I m«y be playing right into the hand* of Pravda and Tass, but I nevertheless am Inclined to venture the observation that the little guy never seems to get a break. Out of respect to the Democratic Party, however, I want you to understand that this is strictly off the cuff an* don't quote m«. 4H to judge condition stage. The physician has whether he thinks the will improve (as many do) without operation; the presence or absence of stones in the gall bladder may enter into the decision. Important in many cases, too, is the age and physical condition of the patient. Perhaps a brief discussion of ;his condition will at least be interesting. The function of the gall bladder £ to store bile and to empty it gradually down a small tube into Ihe intestines. The bile is manufactured in the liver; reaches Ihe intestines it greatly helps in the digestion of fats. Inflammation of the gall bladder may or may not be associated with gallstones. In about two-thirds of the cholecystitis cases, the bile itself is sterile, that is, germs' cannot be found in it. Chemical agents — apparently even the bile itself—as well as bacteria, can produce either acute or chronic gall bladder inflammation. When germs are at fault they nay have, come from infection in iie mouth'or throat, or have passed up the tube or duct from the 'ntestines. In acute inflammation of the gall Bladder, severe but not constant pain is the first sign of difficulty as a rule. The pain is generally on '.he right side of the abdomen and Is sometimes felt In the back under the right shoulder. Some Symptoms Nausea, vomiting, slight fever and swelling of the entire abdomen may come after a short time. The area around the inflamed gall bladder Is almost always extremely tender. Tn chronic cholecystitis,' the symptoms may be much the same as in the acute form but not as severe. Many of those with chronic cho- lecystitis complain of "gas on the stomach," a feeling of fullness after a meal, and similar vague symptoms. Sometimes jaundice, or yellowness of the skin, and mucous membranes is present. dummy with the ace of spades, he will use that entry to take the diamond finesse. Since that suc- »dy in the Tennessee Valley caa buy electricity cheaper than 1 can. I like paying taxes so some professional gardner will fertilize his to- inato plants and syphon the dew off his acre and mulch his compost and whatever else it is any smart farmer would do even without a federal bribe. I am naturally a very patriotic guy and I hold my hat over my heart every time I kick In so someone can have a subsidy to run his pushcart and charge . me bloated fees for his apples. I'm just wild about splitting the personal takr with Uncle so he can stockpile buggy whips and garter belts and keep some poor middleman off the dole. When March 15 rolls around, you will find me whistling Yankee Doodle and the Stars and Stripes Forever as I contemplate all th« ladles in Washington who will no longer have to wear cloth coats and whose husbands can travel aloft and board free and bring home all kind of fine trinkets if only they will hustle a little and be a jolly good friend to one and alt I think I will even start Uncle as a dependent • • • BUT BACK TO the initial plaint. Despite all this, us little guys are getting shut out on 'one score. I'm thinking of asking Eleanor Roosevelt to write a human rights covenant about the matter, or at least to include it in tilt one on free whale blubber, for indigent Eski- ' moes. What, I want to know, happens In the unlikely event one of us little guys finds himself strung up tax- wise? Suppose the Bureau of Internal Revenue, or what's left of It, finds out that one of us has a little dough left over after taxes and wants to' know why? If I forget to include on. my 1040* the four-bit office pool I won on ' the Kentucky ' Derby (and which the wile promptly impounded), then what? When the stern delegates from BIR come 'round, what do I tell them? Who do I send them to or who to them? Where am I supposed to dig up an impressive friend to beat them off with? '•' IF I WERE A newspaperman ceeds he makes his. game contract, tions, too. the MOM or'20th Century-Fox _. riety, I would know every big name"" in the Senate and be an old drinking buddy, of every Representative and cabinet member. But I ain't. The influence I got wouldn't square a parking ticket and I got the receipt to prove it. Benevolent as I might feel, I got • no deep freezes to give away. Not even a goat-dyed goatskin for mine own frau can I finance, much less a mint pelt collection for some lady wed to influence. The rent is limit for me without picking up someone's hotel tab. Bus fare', may- • be, but no air-type transportation can I bestow. I am without tips on something good at Hialeah, much less on a hot stock deal. Radios, TV sets, suits, coats, silver trays, strawberry jam—none of these currently recommended gestures of undying friendship can I proffer In adequate amount. Strikes me as highly unfair that this game has been priced out reach ol us little guys. If I had ai influence with Mike DiSalle, IV have him slap a price ceiling on Influence. It's kind of hard on tha morale of us little guys to be shut, out by a financial closed shop on influence. After all, we got ambl- National Flag Answer to Previous Puzzl* IlIS HORIZONTAL 5 Singing voice 1 Depicted is the 'Aromatic flag of ointment t i s a 7 Distribute university city 8 Pedal digits ol this country 9 w « 13 Interstices IOFte« 14 Willow 11 Retainer 15 Paddle a boat 12 Plastic 18 Vestige , ingredient 18 Scottish river 17 Cerium 19 Any (symbol) 20 infidel 20 Mildest 22 Mixed type 21 Young trees 23 Mince . 25 Retired. 27 Glance over 28 Orifice 29 "Gr«n Mountain State" (ab.) 30 Measure 31 Hebrew deity 32 Not (prefix) 33 Knowledge 35 Cape 38 Vase. 38 Clutch 40 Note of seal* 4! Proffers 47 Pronoun 4»Nod 50 Elevate 5J Mimic 52 Fragrant retin 54 Made into law 56 Tears 57 Bank employes VERTICAL 1 EJeetricil units . 2 Satiric 3 Fresh 4 Behold! 24 Cave 2fi Water heater 33 It produces much 34 Bird 36 Smirk * 37 Races 42 Goddess of discord 43 Natrium (symbol) 44 Food regime 45 Domestic slave. 46 Actual j 49 Benign tumor 51 Goddess of- infatuation 53 Physician :* fab.) 55 Chlorine (ab.).

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