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VAGC MX (ARK.) COURIER NBWf BLYTHEVTLLE OOURIKR NEWS THE COURIER NEW! CO. H. W. KAINE8, Publisher BJUWY A. HAINB5, Assistant Publl»h«r A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor . HUMAN. JkdT.riWn* M*r»#er Sole National Advertising Represent stives: W«ll»oe Witmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Attant*. Memphis. Entered as second clue matter «t the post- Office ot Blytheville, ArkansM, under act at Con~«, October «, 1917. Member of The Associated Frest SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blythevllle or any »ubwt»n town when carrier service U maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of M miles. $5.00 per year, {2.50 for six months, »1.25 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone. $12.60 per year payable In advance. Meditations I thank my God upon every remembrance >o» you.—PhillppUns 1:3. * » * Among the many act* of gratitude we owe to God, it may be accounted one to study and contemplate the perfections and beautle* of Hi* work ot creation. Every new discovery must necessarily raise In us a fresh sense of the greatness, wisdom, and power of God.—Jonathan Edwards. Barbs A girl whose face IB her fortune wants to watch out It isnt overdrawn. * * # It'j no crime to loaf, «y» a Jurtjf. lx>t« at people, however, are Jailed for taking thingn eKj. , » * * The reducing woman hopes her hurtand will slick with her through thick and thin. * » » Mothf can 1 * mvtm bul » lot <rf them win b« ta battling ralti this winter. * • • Many women let collectors think they ar« out, because If they're in they'll be out, anyway. Eisenhower's Position Clear; It's Up to His Supporters General Eisenhower's Paris political •tatement meani this la not to be 1948 all over again. This time he is definitely available as a presidential candidate and openly welconies tha efforts of his sup- portera to bring about his nomination next July. Furthermore, he has at last eatab- S»hed publicly that he Ja a Republican by conviction and voting record. That it it immediately clear he will not withdraw hit name from the New Hampshire primary, first in ths nation, when It is entered by Senator Lodge and hig other campaign managers. Nor, presumably, will ha block any other primary activities initiated in his behalf. Thig must is on the positive side. Negatively, however, he had made it equally evident that he will not ask to be relieved of hig NATO command to seek the nomination, and will not take part in any pre-convention activities. He is insistent upon sticking at his present job in the absence of a "clear- cut call to political duty." Yet this does not mean he holds himself aloof from politics. The tenor of his statement shows that he feels so deep an allegiance to present responsibilities that no half-hearted command from people and party could tear him away. Nor does it mean he demands that he be truly "drafted." The mere act of endorsing the campaign efforts of his backers wipes away any notion that \ve are here being asked to draft Eisen- - hower for the presidency. A draft assumes neither approval of nor participation in campaign activities. To ask that a call to duty be clear- cut is something else. It seems a fail- request from a man who occupies such a key position an the Western defense structure. The general is reluctant to abandon this vita! post to chase a political will o' the wisp. What would constitute a clear call only Eisenhower can define. Public opinion po!!s long have shown him (he most popular choice for the presidency. But other polls indicate Senator Taft Is the great favorite of the established Republican organization. A realist, Eisenhower undoubtedly does not believe this amounts to an unmistakable demand for his political services. Possibly only a strong showing in several key primaries would turn the trick. To a skeptic on polls, popular sentiment expressed in primaries might be more convincing. And such evidence, if sufficiently dramatic, might win over •ubstantial elements of the GOP organ- iaation now wedded to Taft. Certainly the burden is now heavily upon Ei»enhow«r'» wtpporta* V} us* the primnrtei If they ar« to convert hii preset availability int« an «ctiv» candidacy. Sea Saga Should Inspire Us For eight days, Capt. Kurt Carlsen Bat alone on the broken, listing hulk of his small freighter, the Flying Enterprise, in the gale-swept Atlantic. And while he was there he was good for the whole world. He reminded us all of a lot of things. A lone figure against the raging sea, he reminded us of the raw courage with which men can combat the hostile torments of weathr. In this fight he stood for every man, and evoked every man's sympathy. Carlsen reminded us, too, of what it means not to give up. Ho stuck by his ship when his cause seemed hopeless, when the odds against him were mountainous. Would that we all could feel such extraordinary devotion to duty! And he showed how important it is to muster one's greatest coolness and skill in the confusion af a crisis. Wilh admirable discipline, this brave skipper directed the safe removal of his crew and passengers under most hazardous conditions, and then calmly stayed he- hind to ride out the storm. Yes, Captain Carlsen stirred our hearts with his solitary defiance of wind and miler. But did he stir tliem enough? Did he arouse in us fresh courage to meet our own less dramatic problems daily? Did he spur us to devote ourselves more faithfully to duty and to exert our skills in the momenta they are most needed? If he did not, the lesson of his bravery will soon be lost. If he did, his saga can be a bright chapter in man's rediscovery of his simple strength to face a turbulent world. Views of Others Dollar Shortage Closer Home In the face of apparently vast supplies of svsil- •ble currency mul credit, an interesting dollar •hortage appears to be developing on the American business scene. Perhaps ominous would be a better adjective. Corporation treasurers by the dozen are look- Ing over their prospective 1051 Income account* »nd balance sheets and finding out, «ometlme» to their surprise, that fat cash balances are all to frequently destined to go to tha Collector of Internal Revenue—or otherwise evanesce. In an expanding and price-boosting economy, the whole year's profits of any successful enter- prls« art unlikely to appear in the form of cash in the bank on the last day-:-of December. Part of the profit Is ordinarily tied'.xip in inventories, accounts receivable anrt other working capital Items—to say nothing ot the Income that Is plough•d back Into fixed capital, like land, buildings »nd machinery or in the payment of debt*. But the new 1951 corporate tax rates, running almost to 70 per cent over-all In some instances, mean that this much cash' must be on hand— regardless of other considerations— to square account* with the Federal Treasury. Furthermore, there has been a certain amount of speeding up of the rate at which this money must be turned over to Washington. Quit* aside from taxes, the higher wage rates. the higher prices for everything and the more dollars tied up in the same physical rniantlty of Inventories—all this puts the bee on the corporate bank balance. If there is plant expansion on the way, the dollar shortage becomes evrri more ncute. And finally, when the company goes to buy its new inventories, or its new plant, It may find that the value of (he bank balance It does have is more vaporish than the figures Indicate. Thus It is that a number of very Inrge industrial enterprises—with very large Incomes—hava recemiy announced new financial arrangements with Institutional lenders, particularly the insurance companies. They are probably setting a pace for some others; they may even have foreseen a shortage in longer term money that Impelled them to spcert up arrangements for this financing. If that turns out to be true, n good ninny other dollar-short businesses tnny knock on tile lenders' doors too late to be accommodated. And meantime the demands for commercial bank credit ara bumping the ceiling of supply. Certainly this 1« true of the larger banks—and the smaller banks, by definition, don't hnve the big resources, even in the aggregate. Part of the quest for a solution ot the dollar shortage at home will likely wind up In Washington along with the new better advertised shortage of dollars abroad. There will b« pressures for more money—1. e., more government pump-priming. But this in turn will merely intensify the federal government's own financial problems which, for the new year of 1952, already look pretty difficult. All of this, oddly enough, is the aftermath of monetary inflation. Paradoxical though It seems, dollars are short because there are so many of them. The more dollars there are the less each one will buy and so more dollars are needed to keep people Iram having a shortage. The more dollars, the more shortage; the more shortage, the more the demand for more. It adds up to a doleful dilemma. If the government turns to even cheaper money for a solution It simply manufactures more trouble. This is one case where the more, the less merrier. —THE WAli STRICT JOURNAL WASHINGTON (NBA)—A Taft.'s.-Eisenhower battle at the Republican national convention in Chl- :ago la now being sized up as a ihow-down on whether the Grand Old' Party goea conservative or progressive. This conclusion is based not so much on what Senator Taft has Doing HisLegwork MONDAY, JAJfVAMT M> MM Mftflfctf The more one look* around, A* mc*» obvlo«fc it UCOOM tot* too •ImpJ. life ha. just fad«d awar to Yerjr permanent luhlon uA *«» modern existence 1* built around a wmpuhlon tor oomptad* ot progres., I gu<=«. But, like the moon. It ha* It* dark at* About the only remnants of the simple, life left around these days ar« th« thimble, the doorknob and he car jack, which quits working he moment a tire expires and >robably always will. I was going •o include the politician, but he, oo, hss been caught up In the rip Ide of complication. i».u tne uncomplicated as sus- incidental to m »ti» :lous and probably without value. oWi na "y * "'•"'"« xlern aimnltaitv u = TioroHnv <n """"7 ways ana t SAD PART IS that most of the D w j« M complexity U complication for com- „» ™ t mm Plication's sake, We have coma to regard the uncomplicated as sus ilcious and probably without value. Modern simplicity is a paradox in hat what we concoct we must ex- ilain and render operalbe by the ninltlated. In this mad dash in the direc- ion we like to think Is forward, we iccasionally stumble over fleeting Peter ft/son's Washington Co/umn Battle of Tafi-vs.-Eisenhower Would Chart Path of the GOP the ftrit to assert Peter Edv>n that he Is really a progressive. He doesn't like to hav« the label of "reactionary" pinned on him. As proof of Taft's liberalism, his recent appearance with Democratic Senator Harry Byrd of Virginia, on an American Medical Association forum Is cited. On most questions, Senator Tnft's position was considered lo be to the left of Senator Byrd's, Also, it Is pointed out that Senator Taft was chairman of the Resolutions Committee that drafted the GOP platforms of 1914 and 1948. Even Oov. Enrl Warren of Cal- Itornla, an avowed progressive, has conceded these platforms were decidedly liberal. Taft nevcrthcltK; has the support of most Republicans Old Guard politicians. In trying to shake off the mantle of conservatism thrown over the shoulders of their candidate, Taft supporters have asserted that it is the professional politicians— the candidates for public, office— who are backing Eisenhower in the hope that they can ride to victory on Eisenhower's coattails THEV'D SWITCH TO TAFT In spite of this, Senator Taft has gained the reputation of being the spokesman for the conservatives. He Is the number one enemy of the New Deal and Fair Deal Democrats. He is opposed by nearly all union labor organization leaders. He has the tacking of moti businessmen. He has been critical of nearly all of the so-called bl-partisan foreign policies. These are the points that lead to the conclusion that If Senator Taft is the Republican candidate, he would steer the party on a course decidedly to the right. Leading the campaign to make General Eisenhower the GOP candidate are Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., of Massachusetts and Senator James H. Duff ot Pennsylvania, both with known smypa- thles for progressive Republicanism. Senator Lodge was even a candidate in opposition to Senator T»ft for chairmanship of the OOP policy committee in the Senate. Also prominent in the Eisen- hower-for-Preslrient movement are Republican Senator Prank Carlson and ex-Senator Harry Darby of Kansas. Their voting records In the Senate were In the main In support of the Taft wing of the party position. They support Eisenhower because Kansas Is Elsenhower's home state, traditionally Bull Moose in sentiment since the dayi of Teddy Roosevelt. The Eisenhower backer who clinches the belief that the General will be found m the camp of the GOP progressive is Gov. Tom Dewey of New York. It was Gov. Dewey. more than any other Republican, who was accused by his own party of too much "me-to-ism," meaning that he supported some Democratic programs for social security and the bi-par- tlMn foreign policy. General Eisenhower can be securely ticketed as favoring internationalism as the American foreign policy. He is by no means an isolationist. He has even been the most Important instrument for carrying out the Truman-sponsored military assistance in Europe. CI-OSE TO THE THRONE . If General Eisenhower should become the Republican nominee, Gov. Dewey, Senators Lodge, Duff, Carlson and the others who were "for Eisenhower before Chicago" will naturaly be in a position close to the throne where they would have the most Influence. Of the other Republican candidate, Gov. Warren, M mentioned above, ts definitely a progressive. Gov. Harold Stassen of Minnesota used to be considered a great light by the liberal wing of the GOP. Since his most recent press IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKTNE JOHNSON NBA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NBA) — Humphrey Bognrt, who took, so many suspensions as a Warner Bros, star, says that he's through scrapping and snarling over movie material. A stuffed panda in a dimly-lit night club may still bo able to bring out » synthesis of Tom N'eal. Sugar Ray Robinson and Std Luft. in Bogey. But he isn't pushing scrips back i Into the faces of producers, N'ot anymore! Was Bogey going softy on Hollywood, maybe? It was a snd st.it* of affairs when movietown excitement had to come Irom parking ta! "I'll tell you why I don't fight over scripts." said Bogey between scenes on Fox's "Deadline. U.S.A.'' set. "It's the lite I lead. I happen to like it." "Naturally." I agreed. "But it takes MONEY, tots of MONEY!" "Money?" "My boat, for Instance. The upkeep Is expensive." "Ah!" "So I don't fight. I need the money. I just compromise a little." Lady Luck was giving him a fair shake whut with his 11-year contract for a picture annually at Warners, his outside deals and his radio show. "Bold Venture," he added. And he was averaging one pic- j ture out of three that he liked and had been given a whack at comedy — "I seldom play comedy 1 ' — 1 n Afriran Queen.'' his neir costarring picture with Katharine Hepburn. \O iUORE AFIUCA FOR BOGEV he liked Africa and was he planning to go back for another film? "Nrvt if I can help It." he proancd. 'Katie and John Huston loved the place, Me, i griped all the time we were "there." But Rome, he said, was » kirk for him and wife Lauren B&call. who went. Mth him to Europe before *hnntinc brc.in on "The Afrf- o4 UWB troU«i right along to the Tarzan country with him. "We went to a lot of parties with Jngrlri Bergman," Bogey said. "Rcme was full of movie people. Anybody who has a script there calls himself a producer. They're always promoting you to do a picture.' 1 He still chuckles over Lauren's (he calls her. Betty) reaction to Paris and says tlial it was something like showing Margaret O'- Hrlcn the inside of a lollipop fic- tory. Bogey told me: "Betty had never seen Europe. After you land in Le Havre, you go through a big tunnel that opens into the outskirts of Paris. I said, 'Well, Honey, you're in Paris' and Betty started to cry. "It. »ras the riarnriest thfn?. Then at the Hotel Rltz she started bawling all over again. You never saw anything like It. "That night I showed her Notre Dame and the tears started nil over. She cried all night long." Are British newsmen tough on League in Detroit last December. Incidentally, the combination of bridge and music is not a new one to Herbert: he was an internationally famous musician and bridge expert in his native Vienna before the Nazis rose to power. West opened the king of clubs and then shifted to Hit jack of spades. Dr. Herbert, playing the South hand, won the second trick with the queen of spades and then made the kibitzers gasp by laying down the ace of trumps to drop West's singleton king. After this key play there was nothing much to the hand. East was sure to win two trump tricks, but Dr. Herbert was sure to make his contract. If declarer had taken a "normal" trump finesse, he would • JACOBY ON BRIDGE TV OSWALD JACOBT Written for NBA Service Use Some Boldness In Your Ploying When you hc?r Walter Herbert conducting his New Orleans symphony orchestra you have to be » good musician yourself to realize how much solid scholarship lies behind the fire and boldness. Much the same can be wid of Herbert's bridge playing. You have to be a good bridge player yourself to understand what a firm base his audacity rests on. The combination of bridge scholarship and audacity Is shown In a hand played by Dr. Herbert at the national championships conducted aj- tii* American Contract Bridie WEST (D) A J 10 98 VK • 978 + AKJ94 NOSTH 4K7J V5I » AKQI03 + Q107 U SOUTH *AQJ » AQ784J »J<7 EAST 4841 V J 1091 • 81 + 653J We*t Pass vul. Both tide Norik E I » Paw 1» I N. T. Paw 3 V 4 ¥ Put ?tm Openlni lead—* K have lost his queen to West'» singleton king, and East would later take two more trump tricks to «t the contract. The kibitzers may have gaspec at the key play, but actually It was baMd on scholarship rather than on any weird power to see through the backs of the cards. The play o the nee, one of a Urge group o plays known as "safety" plays. I the sort of maneuver that canno lose but may gain. It UM king iu4 not dropped, Dr once over lightly- , „_, , °' *'• »« *• , h o r,.. . ^ C " Ufornta bwU« ,„ f h "' r d ' d ,""^ ln 8 «""• «*> '* «>,*!" '"""*<«• to * »»d«rt hay ' W™** h»PP«ne<l te him inoaldn't happen to a tec «oUee- " .--., — ... —, „,_. *ii.._*i(i O 'imrijuans, or icmenU of insight. into some of m »de headach. <„< ^results of creation hipped r^U^V."'^^ 11 ^ Th« DOCTOR SAYS By EDHTW P. JORDAN, M,D. Written Jor NBA Service "We have a major problem in our household," writes a reader. 'Namely, constipation, Both father ind son have this trouble, and he son was born with It. Is con- tipation inherited?" True constipation is not as eom- lon as most people think, and it is often confused with spastic colon, which has frequently been discussed In this column. It seems safe to say that It is not inherited, although there is an unusual condition known as rlirschsprung's disease in which the ower bowel is exceptionally large at birth and produces a most peculiar form of constipation. Failure to set aside a regular ;ime of day for a bowel movement i the cause of much trouble. Poor diet, of course, can and often does cause constipation. Too many people gulp their food down without allowing enough time for Jieir meals. Some foods are so highly refined that they do not contain the bulk necessary at. times. Fresh fruits and vegetables make up an insufficient part oi the diet. These foods not only supply a large part of the bulk in the diet but also aid In peristalsis or the wave-like movements of the intestine which carry the contents down through the Intestinal tract. USE. LAXATIVES WITH CARE Abuse in the use of laxatives or cathartics is another great cause •A constipation 1 . The mistaken Idea s common that If a person cleans himself out once a weke with a jood strong purge it will be good. This disturbs the normal rhythm of bowel evacuation. Treatment of simple constipation, unless the trouble has begun in childhood or has lusted for a very long time, is usually satisfactory. The underlying cause, whether diet, neglect or bause of lexatives first hns to be corrected. Establishing good habits by having a movement at a particular time ot day and yielding to the urge when It comes are extremely important. Exercise likewise help, to overcome constipation. , ev"lul*CTlL DV- m the long view ot theory laught but you and L tW« put, an odd complexion on th* thing. One Henry T. Windhausen wa* lappily minding hi* own bu*in*« in Livermore, California, when on. day the government »aw need to control prices. Which 3y constructing tt» OP6 o* wordn which did not necessarily match or form sentences in the language we tomed to. If t! tion ana control prices by dead> weighting them with lugubriou* wordage, then some success must b* by the correspondent good individual medical advice would seem to be d«irable. Herbert was still In position to en- tar the dummy and return a trump toward his queen. This would give him every advantage that he might derive from the success of a "normal" finesse — without the disadvantage of losing to a singleton king. . got *o corona found htm' M, bereft ot a reuon only living ta car Mn,, na or nt to be« thli and it w operating a merchandising legging hnmp- ice. Just economic cycle, for the OP8 closed his doors. Why? Because Windhaitsen could nel" stand the gibberish of directives nor take thi his business to fill out charts. THIS OF COURM, wa* a ata against the OPS, which Insisted h* comply, instead, he closed his business. Then, hi typical after-the- horse-is-su>ten manner, the OPS, filing a 21-page complaint, got a court order closing the Windhausen store. Mr. Windhausen says he will re-enter business only when OPS regulations are simplified. ' when this happens. I predict, he will b« somewhat older than he is today In issuing the court order the judge observed that In this case there was "no basic controversy." tometrist's. The issue seems to be how complex can we get? We have invented, Improved, legislated amended, appointed, created and -<te expanded until most ends are blur. 1 ™ red If not obscured by the mean*. Government by decree and directive, which Is upon us pre. sumes that the oltiaenry U composed of Phi Beta Kapp. lawyer*. If either pushbutton war or peae* ever dawns. I'm afraid the tions for pushing the button ...» be such that . we shall return to caves rather than have any tnok with the gadget. 75 Yeaj-s Ago In Blytheyille— Miss Adele Langston will l»av» tomorrow for points of California centro and a brother of her father at Hopeville, Calif. She also plan* to go Into Mexico and other point* of California. She plane to be awe* about two months. Bethany Faught, who U a ber of the faculty of Ark. State College at Jonesborov wUI spend the week end at home Elliott Duncan of Vew York. •visiting hi« mother, Mr«. Duncan. This and That 1 HORIZONTAL 3 Celestial 1 The Prince * Tobacco and and the " ^ 7 Arts and s Adam and 13 Come 14 Wholesale and 6 Pra B ra n» 7 Sugar and 15 Sowed and 8 Soaks 9 Consumed 10 Starch 11 Crude borax 16 Everlasting (poet.) 17 Modify 38 Harem rooms 12 Slumbers 20 Chill 19 Ashes and _. T 33 Corridori 22 Malayan boats 34Comrad» 23 Alabama city 35 Popular 25 Great o«lc and singer, VTc little 21 High priest 22 Fruit 23 Crack, 54 Metric measures 26 Bepasts 27Regulat« Z9 Cereal 30 Drone 31 Cicatrices 84 Horses' positions 38 Thick and S9 Grade to Cakes and it Measures ot area •3 Storage pit' 13 Among 14 Musical directions It Distant 18 Come forth 19 Laundry device 10 Black bucks 11 Fondle VERTICAL 1 Severed 26 Cat and JSChoi«p«* 28 Literary art »7 Jewish 31 Barrel parts ceremooM 32 Purity of «dor retail and A 43 Love god 1 45 Three <7Af» P w/* I* flif

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