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PAGE FOUR BLTTHgyiLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW? FRIDAY, M JHl 1KB BLYTHEVILLB COURIER KEWft THE COURIER NEWS OO. H. W. HA1NES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Asalstant Publisher A. A, FREDRICKSON, Editor PAWL D. HUMAM, AdvertUlng Man«|»» •ole National Advertising ReprwenUMvw: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Det«*, Atlanta, Memphto. Inured »* wconrt cJ»«4 matter a* th« oMe* at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act at Oott- grim, October B, 1917. Member of The Presa SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of BlythevUle or any Mburban town where carrier service li maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, {1.25 for three montha; by mail outside 50 mile zone. $13.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And the Judges shall make diligent Inquisition: md, behold, If the wHrww be a false wltneM, and hath testified falsely against his brother.—Dent. 19:IS. * « « Remember the divine saying, He that Iceepeth his mouth, keepeth his lite.—Sir Walter Raleigh. Barbs The high cost of living has made many a young man prune his dates. • * * A woman was arrested In New York » » thrill driver. We're wondering what kind at * i*xl ihe drive*. # * • Among the seasonable sports are football, bowling and those teenagers who are just start- in« to date. * * * Tbe avenge man has M pounds of muscle and 3.3 ponnd* of brain, according to a physician. Maybe that explains a lot of things. • * * The real oil gushers are the fellows who writ* the stock advertisement. h*v« « lot ot ImpMi In Congress, where fa 1952, there it Mir* to be, mor« than «v*r, A questioning attitude toward the continuance vf high military and economic ski to our Alli«« in the absenca of clearly tangibl* results. If the wipport*r«. of the prcvsent program think, however, that they hava th« best idea, .then they should realize that they do not have irmch time left in which to prove it. Needed to Spur Defense Dulles Plan May Be Spark When we embarked on our present Jfifenge program, we knew we were taking on one of the toughest assignments la American history. Never before had the people been Mked to support in peacetime such colos- Ml military preparations both for them- •elYw and their friends abroad. It can't really be held a surprise that the ta»k is going slowly. Here there i» no disposition to ask for more than the wildest curtailment of civilian life. In Europe, the politicians, remembering the nearnes* of other wars, can't bring th»ms»lve« to demand heavy sacrifices from their peoples so soon again. People (Jon't work to * pitch easily in peace. If they get there, they won't •tay long. The disheartening stream of reports from Europe in recent weeks is indication how tough it is to get action when the peril is not great and immediate. The West is talking a good defense, but not doing much. Isn't it time to take a serious view of this dilemma? Does it mean that we aren't going to get a really adequate defense unless war is at hand? Obviously this is a risk we can't afford. Selfish American interest, if nothing more, demands that we take genuinely effective measures to protect the Atlantic community of nations. But what other course is open to us? John Foster Dulles suggested one hot long ago. He proposed we stop trying to build a defense force of such size that each and every free land wilhin our orbit may feel independently secure. He suggested that instead we create what he termed "community punishing power," a large central striking force to be held at convenient places for dispatch to any and every spot where aggression might threaten. Dulles is convinced this mobile power would pack so much weight in Soviet calculations that it would be as grcr.l k deterrent as a border bristling with armor. And, theoretically at least, this should be more economical than trying to put each country into condition to repel the invader itself, just as it is cheaper to maintain a central police force than to post guards at every shop and store in the city. Beyond all doubt we must find a way out of this period of backing and filling. We've got to make up our minds what kind of defense we need to be safe and what kind of defense program people will actually support in peacetime. If these are not the same thing, then some sort of workable compromise is imperative to assure us minimum security. The Dulles proposal has undeniable appeal in this situation. And it might Fighting Men in Korea Vitally Need Your Blood Many things have been said about the war in Korea. A useless war, a waste of lives and money, some called it. To men who see it as the product of Administration blunder, it has been "Truman's war." On the other side, statesmen around the world have hailed it as the first real banding together of free nations to quell aggression at its onset. Many find it an effective warning to Russia not to ven- utre forth on large missions of conquest. But however you look at it, one thing is plain: Men die in this war just as in any other. Most of these deaths are unavoidable; they are the price of violent conflict. All of us have the responsibility of seeing that none is needless. What have we to do with death on the battlefield? Ninety-eight out of every 100 men wounded in Korea are saved. Most of the mare kept alive because they get blood plasma at the front lines and then whole blood at rear hospitals. Never before in the history of American wars have so many wounded been saved. But to perform this miracle of mercy has required a most extravagant use of blood supplies. And at this moment reserves available to the armed forces are virtually exhausted. Worse still, donations are lagging far behind minimum needs. If we do not swiftly make up the tragic lack, the time goon will come when men will die on the battlefield for want of blood that could save them. Views of Others Blackmail Weapon Yuh Gonna Dig Out th« Roots, Too, Harry? once over lightly- Br A. A. FrodrUkMB I always did »>• that tf a man Just kept one eyt open «nd Mi ears do the right keyhole*, h« couM learn something new every <*•». Today I have acquired in Invaluable addition to my stock at taformaMom. I shall treasure it alwayt »lthough I must admit I'ai not certata M to Jus* hew te use it, ^ What I have teamed also prov« how i man can go along for yean, Ignorant of something to elemental that, It should be taught m the public schools. Also, I have been underestimating our government and Its concern for our armed serv- Peter Edson's Washington Column — Last of Displaced Persons to Get Their Visas by End of This Year WASHINGTON (NBA)—Visas to admit to the United States the last of 336.0(10 European displaced persons will have been Issued before Dec. 31. which is the deadline under existing law. By the end of Ihe year, some 300.000 'rill actually be In the United Stste.v It will take till February 01 March to move the last 36,000 to American shores. For nearly 55,000 people of Ger- "rom their home- the dead- Henry Deringer's large-caliber, short-barrel pocket pistol was said when Invented to have equalized the little man and the big man. Once pliable Persia, now intransigent Iran ,1s using world oil demand ns.-.its own equalizer between Mr, Big and Mr. UltljsTfSo much is evident In the differences expressed -by petroleum lender- •rshlp In this country over technical aid to Iran in oil production if the British stand pat on refusal to co-operate In their own victimization. On the highest plane of International mornls, only one course is open to any country. In expropriating Ihe Anglo-Perian (British owned) oil fields Iran is acting In hlgh-handert manner. Is unilaterally breaching a contract and refusing to accept an unbiased court as mediator even In the fact of its own commitment lo do s'o. Time .was when this would have been settled easily by a British expeditionary force. Even under present conditions, Britain Is capable of victory by force, other things being equal, The other thing that Is not equal is the Soviet. The threat of Russian Intervention Is Iran's derringer, plus the dire need of every army for oil. But Iran can not operate its own oil fields, can not alford to lose their lush revenue. That's where American oil conies in. Admittedly it would be highly unmoral to prejudice the British cai-e by helping exploit the expropriated oil. But that faction of the American petroleum Industry which says that. If we do not, the Russians will. Is also exactly rlcht. As the Iran Government has bren forced into' its present position by a terroristic minority Communist group, the presumption Is strong that Ihe whole thini; hns been schemed in Moscow. The immediate object *vo.> to rmbarrass the West In this source ol oil and If \>o,v-tb]e to get it for the Kremlin. But by driving a rift between Britain and this country. Russia prollts even more. —DALLAS MORNING NEWS these are In the Unltcrt States now. visns for the remainder must be Issued before June Tctcr Eilson 30, 1952. By September of next yea:. America's bipccst and most sir - cessfuliy - -manaqeri immicrr.'ULon program will be washed up. Within this same period, the In- trvnntionRl RcfllECe Ovcnniziltioii, the united Nations agency fnr hnn- riline displaced persons cmisratimr to other countries, will also wind up 1U affairs. MAST ARE STILL HOMELESS By no stretch of the imagination does this mean that-the problem fo displaced persons has been completely solved, says John W. Gibson, chairman of the U. S. Displaced Persons CkjmrrLssion. It docs mean that the PMropean victims of World War II will have been fairly well disposed of. Over a million Worlii War n DP's have been resettled in other countries, a third of them in the United States. There will stil Ire- main in Western Europe an estimated 115,000 World War II DP'S for whom new homes have not htrn found, or who .ire unacceptable as Immigrants to other countries. They will remain the problem of the countries in which they now have temporary residence—many in DP camps. A new, 23-nation Provisional In- ter-GovcrnmenUl Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe has just ben set up in Brussels. Belgium, a: a successor to I BO. It will try to find homes lor th. 1 Imri core of DP's remaining in Europe, lo clean up the Job by the end of I!)n3. The U. S. is con- tributing $10 million to this new committee. The other 22 countries will be asked to rates $24 million. Far bigger than the DP cleanup Job, however, is the problem of the expelles. They are post-war 'efugees from Communism. There estimated 10 million of Sunday School Lesson By WILLIAM P. GILROT, D.D. A correspondent In a popular magazine recently raised the question: how in years reckoned from the birth of Christ that birth could be given as having occurred in B. C. *, making a man to be born four years before his birth? The answer, of course, is in the errors and miscalculations in the reckoning of ihe calendar years a rather complicated matter II was easier to redale the birth of Christ ns B. C. 4, than to adjust all the years backwards to that corrected date .now generally believed to be the time et whicl Christ was actunjly born. To me it is amazing and perhaps in the providence of God that Ihe temporal and external aspects of the life of Jesus should be in so much obscurity and un certainty, while the eternal, snir itual aspects of that Life are re vealed in such simplicity, claritj and unquestionable certainty bj the account of the life and teach ing or Jesus in the New Testamen Gospels. Is U not in Itrelf a sugeestior that our faith, our emphasis, an the religion of our daily live should be in the realm of sue! certainties in following the of life that Jesus enjoined and ex emplified? I find it equally amazing that s many people should prefer to pu their religion in matters that i their very nature are speculativ and uncertain, rather than in plai following of the Master throue hem In Western Germany and Austria alone. This is an area about the size of Indiana, Illinois and Iowa, which now have a population of around 14 million -people. • But in Germany and Auslrrla there are 51 milion native inhabitants, plus the 10 million expellees. Every sixth person Is therefore a victim of communist, aggression. That gives some measure of the problem Germany and Austria now have. EXPEU.KES GROW IN NUMBER The numer of expellees is constantly growing. Several thousand a month crass from Bast Germany into free West Germany. From Ihe Russian satellite countries — from Poland and Czechoslovakia, to Ihe Balkans, another 1000 to 1300 a month manage to escape. They add to Ihe unemployment 'and relief problems in Germany. Austria. Sw EDSON on Page 8 the certainties of His teaching an life. It is here that the .Sunday in tervening between Christmas Da and New Year's Day seems to b of such special significance an value. Inevitably, to any though ful person, it tends to concentra reflection upon all that Jesus wa and said, and did. It brings us back, or it. ought to, to the vivid pages of the New Testament with its Gospel story. FOR ALL THIS, I have some un- entified members of a House ex- utive expenditures subcommittee thank. Through them, I have arned that not just any old pro- uct cluttering up the open market '11 suffice for our boys. And our ogs, Incidentally. Until this shining hour. 1 labor- d under Ihe misapprehension that ur fighting men whlled away those le hours so Important to morals sLng tome shoddy, stindard- rand ping pong balls. Not so. This some lousy, Communist-inspired ropaganda calculated to strike at he vitals of our defense effort. Any ping pont balls buffeted round by our boys are tailor- lade. From exact technical sped- catlons. More bounce to the ounce, nd all that. The only tiling that eemed to upset the House probera •as that, it requires five and one- alf pages of fine print to describe or manufacturers the Army-Navy pecifications for ping pong balls. The Air Force wa.s not mentioned, nd this above all should be instigated. Are our airmen required o get along with Inferior :oods? Aren't they capable of ng ping pone?' What, kind of training are they getting, anyway? civili'J« of plaf?' TIi at story something more IN HOLLYWOOD Ily ERSK1NE JOHNSON NEA Stuff Correspondent HQUA'WOOD. (NEA) — Close-1 Cook's reicn of terror goes before upa and Longshots: Ronnld Rea^^nj the cameras in February for Ida is plnylng famed pUchcr Grover j Lupmo's Filmakers Co. Cleveland Alexander in "Tlic Bi?[ Cook, facing execution, \VHA paid League," but the guy hurling Ihe off for the story. The money, It's ball, in long shoUj is Bob Lemon, the Cleveland ace. The Nick Hilton-Betsy von Pur- stenburg wedding plans have been Junkcri. They're both slill in love —but with different people Errol Flynn will do a radio series titled. "The Adventures o[ a Modern Casanova." Everyone is insisting It Isn't biographical. Ava Gardner can't be too dlr, tressed over the theft in London of Frank Sinatra's cameo cufflinks. They were a gilt from Lana Tur- nerl d. went for his defense. Fox Is trembling: about hand shown today. When it came up in actual play South's habits caused him to miss the key play. West opened the queen of hearU, and South won with the ace. He led the deuce of spades to dunvmy's acp. and returned to his hand with the kine of diamonds in order to lead another trump. The trouble was that on the second round of than just the Christmas Story. When a couple of years ago I wrote that Story in daily articles, accompanied by artist's illustration, a discerning editor made the criticism that the story was incomplete, inasmuch as it did not include the story of the Resurrection. It was a valif criticism, though actually the Resurrection story is a .succeeding, ur continuing part, But it is all part o'f the story of Jesus, and our celebration of His birth can mean little unless it brings us into full realization of the life, death, and Resurrection of the One whose birth we celebrate, It is in this that we find the best preparation and inspiration for the New Year. May it be for all of you a year that is really new in accessions and Increases in truth, growth in grace, and in all that makes a New Year really happyt I IN THEIR EAGERNESS to prob« everything In sight. I'm afraid tile "louse members have lost sight of :he forest and are stumbling around from tree'to tree. Have you ever made a ping pong ball? Be- ieve me. It Ls not something to be undertaken without a blueprint. Especially when It has to meet the demands of the services. Bursting with energy from their healthful lives of regular hours. ,'itamin-packed food and long walks in the country, these servicemen are loaded with muscles. Not just any ping pong ball will hold up under the treatment (t receives t the hands of men hopped up on PX milk shakes. These same Housa, probers also have filed a complaint about t-h« engineering genius that goes into another product without which no military force could function. They report that technical -specifications for "clippers, dos, foenail" rover four single - spaced typewritten pages. AT « "? I HAVE NO WAY of knowing vhat size stockpile of canine toenail clippers the Army keeps on hand. but. I want to caution the probei.s to remember that every dog ":ias four sets of toenails so don't misinterpret the figures when you jet 'cm. It Is far better to keep tha Beasts' toenails pared rather than :ake a chance on havine any Army post sates scratched up by canines wanting in after returning from a weekend in town. , Since they are .=n much cheaper spadus he led the Jack from the June South hand. Haver's renewed retirement talks.] East won with the king of spades She's lelllnj pals that she'd like lo j and returner) a heart, forcing South become, a nun. j fo ruff. South now led another • . • | trump, and West was able to take Elizabeth Frazer overheard two i both the queen and the nine of dolls discussing psychiatry spader. West then led a heart to and one of them said proudly: "Ive alrefidy put- in 800 hours with my analytst." The other eyed her for a mr.mem. then drawled: "Danling. See HOLI.YIVOOD on Tnjc 8 SO THEY SAY force out South'^ last trump. New South had already lost three trump tricks and still had to lose a club. Down one. If South had thought instead of ielding to habit., he would have 75 Years Ago In B/yfrtevi'//e— A daughter was born yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. Jesa Homer at the BlythevUle hospital. The baby has been named Lorna Ethel Horntr. At the time of making a picture I want not to know what I'm doing; a picture should be made with feehne, not with knowmp.—Hans Hofmann, American abstractionist painter. * * * I seriously think that my long life Is due to (he [act that I never overload my stomach and drink whiskey regularly . . . never waste energy resisting temptation.—Dr. Maurice Lewi. 91-year- old president. Long Island College of Podiatry. * * « Perhaps the American Revolution . . . was the beginning of the end of colonialism. . . . Our country no* 1 has as a policy what might be called colonialism In reverse. We are exploiting our 07.Ti people and our own re'o'.irres to benefit people in other countries.—C. E. Wilson, president. General Motors Corp. > * * Britain . . . refuses to Join . . . the European anny and the Schuman plan for pooling coal and steel. For the British there Is Parliament, then nothing, then still nothing, then God.—Paul Rey- niud, ex-pieikiier of France. A prnrlucrr wHh a sense of hn- mnr h dreaming of a Ma and l'3 Caudle serlrs. First story: "Mi and t'a Caudle Go to Ihe Mink Farm." • » • Paula Stone, in Hollywood for talks with studios about filming, her Brcadway hit. "Tep Bin.ina."! Dora and Mildred Muir. daugh tell* about a'meetlns between Phil'tcrs of Mr. and Mrs. George Mulr, Eilvets and Milton Berle beloie the-, will have a dancing party at the show opened. Phil said he wa,- srt. jhui Friday night, for a new show and Milton asked [ Mr. and Mis. Jim Bass, formerly him about it. PHIL: "It's about a TV comic i who's always buttins into the acts. owerine the boom. Wowinc a w'nls- ilayert the trumps correctly. When 13 Musical Soulh leads the second round of rumps from his hand, he knows I tlf. rewriting the music and dlrect- I ing the cameras." BKHLE: "I know a lol of come- dhns like that." PHIL: "But this Is about YOU. Milton." BERLE: "Really. I'd lUe to read the script," Phil sent him a copy of the script - nnd Berle Invested fTOOO in the show! of here and now of Little Rock, visited relatives here during Chrut- m.is. Miss N>II Harris. Mr. and Mrs. \vhlt G<x)riman. of Memphis, and Miss Ellen Goodman, of Washington. D.C.. will attend the Sugar Bo*-l game In New Orleans Friday JACOBY ON BRIDGE Bad Habits Will The words out that Ann stieri-]Cause Headaches dan \\ni be zccmcd again to filmn- f.cal stardom at UI. . . . First jtrp j is "Vcrmillion O'Toole." in which I shell hive frve song and dance numbers. • • * Its hu.=h-liush. but some local nior.cyb;ics want, to reopen the old ; TrocackTO night club II Judy G.ir- land will be the first heaciliner — lor 50 per cent of the take. By OSWALD JACOBT \Vrilton fnr NEA Service West's nine. This play bring; th? contract home, for a score of plus 620 point: instead of minus 100 points. than hams ami deep freezes and mink coals, it is difficult to begrudge the Army Its clippers, dog, toenail. I must confess, however, that I am at a loss to explain as comprehensively what use the Navy has for tile dippers. During my period of personal lend-lease to the Navy, I sa'r all manner of strange people and things. But nr dogs. Times have changed, however, .\nd &o h.35 the Navy. Limited service WAVES with fifth-grade educe, tions are now doing what I oH|^ did. It is not impossible that a weli- trained dog could be trotting around on some of the errands I used to run. What I consider most unfair, however, is that I had to clip my own toenails. With a dull Navy-issue pocket knile. Feathered Creature Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 3 Nocturnal 1 Depicted bird B Lilted WEST VQ9SS WQJ106J • 87 *.I7 VORTH O» * A W 872 « AQ5S * AK982 EAST composition 14 Egg-shaped 15 Make lace 16 Heaps 18 Japanese outcast 19 Thoron (symbol) 20 Vends again 22 Psyche part 23 Hideous monster 25 Possess 27 Encounter 28 Fruit drink 29 Toward 30 Written (onn of Mister 31 Measure of area 32 Branch office (ab.) 33 Remain 35 Falsehoods 38 inactive M Volcano is Sicily 40 "Sunshine that any lead will work 11 the I State" (ab.) trumps are 3-3 against him. If the' 4] Ten-year trumps are t-2. however, the only: periods hope b that, the player with the. 47 Not (prefix) doubletop now has the blank kui? 48 Gratuity 1 * 3* 4* »K954 » J 1096 *Q104 SOCTH * J 107631 * A » K4 J Wes* faff Pass Pass Pass Both sides ' Pass Pass Pass Pass I A 2* 44 Pass Opening lead—* Q mammal 4 On time (ab.) 5 Horse's gait 6 Flower V Egypt!an river 8 Cuckoo 9 Thus 10 Hail! 11 Inborn 12 Forest openings J6Defl 33 It spends the 17 Without place in South (ab.) 20 Replied sharply 21 Slaughter house 1 Sell in small quantity America 34 Regard 36 Hardens 37 Soundest mentally 42 Comparative suffix 43 Headpiece* 44 Measure o( land 45 Horned mminan* 4« Gcetic 49 Fastener 51 Poem tA 53 Negative repC> 55 Preposition card. A cio\ie oised on Killer Billy 1 The point S^mctimrs our habiU piss" us | of blank queen. SO Speeder fals« x at the bridge table. For ex- \ Hence the correct pisy is to lead j M Mineral rock ample, we usually find It necessary j the three of trumps rn the second j 52 Ireland to lead a hleh card in order to rcund of that suit. This is bis i 54 Superintends drive out an opponent's high card, enouch to force out East's blank • 56 Nevada city We get into the habit o! leading king. The rest of the hand follows 57 Calmest high, nnd we miss the occasion ;he actual play, except that South i VERTICAL when it is proper to lead & low ™n now use the Jatk of spades to i . ,..„,.„. rt ' ^ ^ \e Illustrated in ..„, force out the queen and can later j ' vlTj e ' use the ten o£ spades to pick up

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