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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HA1NF.S, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co.. New York. Chicns". Detroit. Atlanta. Memphis. Entered a* second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917 Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of BIytlievilte or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, lie per week. By mail, within a radius oi 50 milrs, $300 per year. S3.50 for six months. JI.25 for three months; by mail cutsirie 50 mile zone {12.60 per year payable in advance. Meditations The J.oril recompense tliy unrk, and a full reward he given thee of OIP Lord Cod of Jsrarl, under u'host wings (Iiou art romc to (rusi.—Ruth 2:12. * * * I know that nothing c:ornes to JXLSS hut what God npixnnlF; our f;ue is nrnec'ci, atirt thiw-'s rlo not happen by chance, but r-veiy man's portion nf jny and cr-riT^- ^ pj'cdPtci'nil tied.— Seneca. Barbs A fortune ti-llr-r, when reprimanded by ft judge, ihrcLitenrd Ui haunt his Honor, Rut not \vith t'nc spirit of the law. * * * \Vonirn M:)tli>m suffer by any given age o.\ - ccpl when Its given to them l»,v an rnrmy. + + * As soon as (hey open all the detours and close all of the regular roads, you'll know spring is hero + * * Mnricrn caldig h:i[>f(s are jiardy reJipoiiMU'.c for crlnu*, acconlittg In a rlortor, Thr rrime part being what you have lo pay for the fooil'.' + * + There is one very nice thing about the serious floods wo read about. They make us glfld we contribute to the Fled Cross. Doolirtle Faces Hard Task Seeking Air Safety Facts President Truman's decision lo pul Lt. Gen. James H. Dnolittlc in clinrge of a special committee to investigate nir safety is cornrncnrlnhle. Recent air crashes not only have stirred considerable fear; they have clouded the issuesi We need clear Hpht and wise recommendation in tin's field. One of file most perplexing aspects of the problem is this question of how near airports may be safely located to built up city areas. Newark airport is closed today he- cause the outraged citizenry of nearby Elizabeth, N.J., scone of three spectacular crashes in hvo months, presume the field iies too close to their community. Yet f)2 of 100 major airports in this country are closer to their respective cities than is the Newark field. LaGuiirdia Field, on the north shore of I.onp Island in Now York's borouph of Queens, was of course badly overburdened immediately following the closing of Newark. Its daily flight load shot np from 520 to RSO a day. By shifting flights to other fields, cancelling some and consolidating others, LaGuardia is no\v reducing that load by 22t> flights daily. Note that this cut brings its daily total to l">4. well below the old figure before the hi); move from .Newark. This again reflects official response to citizens' complaints. Xow tho emotion:'!! reaction of people who sec planes dropping in their midst is wholly understandable. In Hie Kli/'.abolh case, the indignation had built up to a point where it simply could not tie ignored. But the response aviation officials have made at Newark and I.nGu.irdia rc-.'it solution. Pursued lo its logical conclusion, it would mean the prompt closing and eventual moving ot' more than lit) oilier principal airports in the United States. ruder present umimercial and military tKit'fic conditions, the closing would moan ;\ir paralysis. And a general move to more remote aroiis would be utterly prohibitive in cost. Thi? is not intended to suggest we shoiild not wherever possible supplement existing fields with new facilities to care for the ever increasing burden of air traffic. It js merely to point out that the practical answer docs not lie in wholesale shutdowns and shifts. A poll of pilots flying in and out of New York disclosed that almost unanimously they would choose lo try to land at Newark rather than other fields if they were in difficult strait?. This tends to confirm the official claim that New- BI/rTHgVTLLB (AKK.) COURIER NEW? ni'k is nmonjr the safest fields in the United States. The quality of the field and its nenr- ness to Kliziibclh had nothing whatever to do with the crashes in that area. It was only the rarest coincidence which produced that situation, since the field's safety record up to that time was well- nigh perfect. At J.aGuardia there will now be •151 flights daily instead of 520. Is that any assurance that accidents of the type which plagued Rliznbeth. will not occur in the future? The answer is no, since, none of them anything lo do with the density of traffic. Certainly no airport in the nation ought to he burdened with excessive traffic, nor so located that its operations are a continuous menace both lo air passengers and ground residents. Hut mere proximity to built up areas should not be an automatic black mark against any parliciil.'ir fioM. The Duolillle committee has its work cut on( for it. It will not he easy either to sift the facts or to dispel the fog of emotion lliat now surrounds the problems of air safety. * It's a Poor Epitaph When licp. Robert [,. Doughton, 88, veteran North Carolina Domocrnt and chairman of the House Ways and Means Cummitlce, announced his retirement (he other day, much was marie of the fad that he ii;is presided over Die rlraft- itiK ol' the Ingest tax bills in tlie history of the world. We have not heard, liosvevcr, that Kcp. J)o»k'litoii is planning to note this fai:l on his epitaph, lie could not be blameri if he decides to hold out for a few kindlier thoughts. Readers' Views To the Editor; I am just another lonely soldier over here in Korea. I am from Osceola. ... All the boys hero have been writing to the newspapers of their choice to have their names published . . . in hopes they can make some new pen pals. 1 am 21 ... was graduated frwn Osceola nigh School In 1018. Pic. James E. Collins. USS40433M A Battery, IMh Field Artillery Hattallon .APO 2M c.o Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. Views of Others Questionable 'Routine' Ml'-ere is, svn read In Washington dispatches, * h-dorrtl Inw which "bars a fornnor employe from prosecuting a claim peiulK)(f ngainsl the government, white he was employed, [or two years following his employment." Treasury regulations go further nnti "proliihit n former employe from rcp- rescntinc a taxpayer In any case If he worked on that cruse for the government, regardless ot liow lan^ he has Ijeen out of government service." Evidently there were and nre sound ami com- pcllinK reasons tor the law and the treasury regulations, else they would not hnve been adopted. But now It appears thai neither law nor regulation has been "strictly enforced." In the case of Joseph D. Niinan. former commissioner of Internal revenue, the treasury department disclosed last Monday that Mr. Hunan's law firm had received "special permission" to handle 102 tax cases fcnfore (lie internal revenue bureau. The members of his law firm were bureau employes under Mr. Nunan. Some of these raws are now under scrutiny by n congressional subcommittee. The disclosures renarrflnR them seem to justify that scrutiny—while explaining also thp wisdom nnrl need of the law and repilntinns apparently "Waived' for Mr. Nonan ami his associates. Waivers of this sort to ex-officials of the revenue cicpaTimcnt arp described hi another treasury reforrnre to them as "routine." Trip, regulation dcrmcd necessary in the public interest apparently was suspended frequently a.s a matter of departmental practice. The results of that official "routine" arc not edifying. Have the disclosures of those results prompted the treasury authorities to forbid the further grant of waivers? or dees the waiver "routine" flourish as before, regardless of the results? —Ne^v Orleans Times picayune SO THEY SAY Thrr* c«n hf* t\o justiTirntInn for a military syptom whereby iudividiidlfi are placed in jeopardy twice ami even (hrice. while others evade mili- tnr>' ^eivjce.—MaJ.-Gca. E A. Walt-h, pr«1ricnl of the National O\iard, * * * It V.^s brpn H.t uhp Truman administration) policy tn utilize nur undevn?tntpd resources. n;ir \ine<iuaU'ri financial and productive ability, to prevent annthrr world conflfrl which niicht dp- strny pivill7Ation.--Vic« PrrMdcnt Alben Barkloy. * * * ConMr.urrt armrr! micht over many yfars should not tip a ha?is for f-roking a lasting peace.—Sen. F^ICS Kclauver. * * * T\ri:kn,ril security . . . call be arranged now. \vc cntinot take global security nionMir»'s because nt the veto pr-vrr of the Soviet Union- We cannot pur teeth into the United Nations.—Philippines President Elpidta Quirtno. SATURDAY, MARCH 1, Iff* 'Boo!' Peter Edson's Washington Column — Variety of Motives Are Behiml Charges Against Munoz-Marin This is the second nf two columns on Puerto Klcn.) SAN JUAN. Puerto Rica. 'NEA) —Behind tho charges o( "dictatorship" no 1 * being hurled nt. Purrto Rico's first elected governor. Luis are R variety or motives. The charges have l)ccn marie on he floor of the U. S. Senate by Republicans Owen Drcwstcr of Mnine and Jolm M. Duller of Maryand. nnd by Democrat Olin P. Johnston of South Carolina. Puerto Rican officials sny Senator Johnston's interest is easy to account tor. It Is traced here to Leonard D. Lons. E Charleston, South Carolina, bulkier. He nnd his brother ,.I. C. Long, have been frequent, and heavy cnntr-butnrs fn Democratic politi- ctil campaign chests. In Puerto Riro, Leonard D, I/Mr.: ha. e . hnc! co-litrac;,> for six Viousini; projects rontain- I'fler Ertsnn |,,g l n R! ) EOme 11,000 mills and valued at S65 million. Two of project.? were federal low-cost housing developments to help rid Puerto Rico of Us worst slums. Four apartment hotols and A duplex bungalow project are still under construction. Leonard D. Long also has pending in Snn Juan a lawsuit against the Puerto nican government, claiming one million dollars tax exemption for the development of a new industry. This claim has been denied by Federal Court and by the Federal Court of Appeals in Boston. Long is ntnv snina before a Puerto Rican jinx court. Eventually he may take it (o the Supreme Court. TICK STORY BEHINT) THE STORY Senator Johnston's Interest in this million-dollar lawsuit is of course the natural interest of any j sofon in the welfare of a constituent. Back o[ thK however. Is another story. : When Leonard D. Long fi rs t pro - pn'erl his Puerto nican housing developments in 1946. there was no 'Puerto nican tax exemption law to aid new industries. i Aflrr the law was passed in 1917, • :"}' Loi'-K Rot a letter from Jesus T. Pinero. then iriveniDr of Puerto Rico, saying thnt in his opinion, the Lnna interest* were entitled to this exemption. After his term as governor expired. Pinero went to | work for (he Long interests. ] The wtv governor. Luis Munra- Marin. tonk tile position that Indians had been building houses on Puerto Rico long before the Spnn- ' tards and the Americans came. Housing was therefore not a new industry end not entitled to tax exemption. This position was confirmed by the government's Executive Council and the Industiral Development Corporation. Long's reaction to (his was to charge that he was being persecuted. He hired a press agent in Miami nnd began to charge the Munoz government with dictatorship. "E! Munrlo." leading Spanish daily In San Juan, investigated the charges fully and in a scries of ar| tides showed thai, far from beini; persecuted, Long had been shown every consideration In modifying building codes to get his projects going. Back In Washington, Senator Butler's in Piierlo Rico is e.v- ; plained solely on the grounds of his j interest In government economy. I Senator Builer admits he has never | been in Puerto Rico. He estimates that U. S. government expenses in Puerto nico have been as high as a billion and a quarter dollars for | the last 10 voars. 1 U. S. EXPENSES IX PUERTO nif.'O The figure given In Puerto Hico Is a little under a billion. For the past year It was 4130 million, but it is explained that this includes $25 million for the Armv fin mll- SM KDSOX on I'a s p 6 IN HOLLYWOOD Ily ERSKIXE JOHNSON NI:A Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NBA) _ G u y s pivchiatmt. and Dolls: Sylvia Sidney. Mill Pretty, trim Annabrlle Levy, who Younger than innny relcnins; movie j once fussed wuh Shirley's locks at queens, told me: "I finally cut i the sturtior.. went to Washington D iged-mi eiinmrh lo play a character \ C,. with MGM's "Mr. Congressman" v,rr in H n ll,.».^K •• ! ,, m , p( ,. Shc t an aflet . noon I™™ In ••••••• •-"•^•' ! i -"i<in p - ^nc spent an anernoon I he bis-eyed star who was at her '' with the ex-cllild star and reports' ^pn^n^^A^L^ 1 '^^ —r looked prettier i foles" and denies comrback j>i;m> cvith: "1 come mil and liiumt Hollywoori every lew yrnrs," Back in 1031, Sylvia played the factory KJr] who grts pushed inin I be l!\ko in Theodore Dvei^er'^ ' .->n •\ Trncrdy." S'nr's un;il>!r lo comment on She Hoy Winfct •?' nrt- ; th;in slir di»rs now. There never was iimrr* r\prrssion in her face. Krr Jii: h.uul, <'omrnantfcr C'liarlrs li!,\rk. is ;\ \vdnilrrfiil rcrson. They ' lit'hHtf to (he \avy cluh in Washl srr mostly Navy people. : in the wmir roJc in "A - ... . thf Sun," 'I <ifritr< sre (lie new version." S>lvm confessed. "and 1 didn't sic (he tint f was tn. ritner. Snnir ;ir- tresses have a proprietary Or line uit the roles tliry've pIsvnK When 1 finisli a pirt, I'm throitsn Hh it." "ohii-ky nor.- all her o\vn work a- her hotnp in M.u-vlnnd. She' In* no help nt all and that's the vs.'ry >!i£> wru-ifs it. When .she .nnd LIT h-,t:"Dnnd co out for an evening. Ihcy hire ,1 b:iby sitter jii5t Jike JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Service Perfect Bidding Won This Hand Today's hand, played in the English Masters individual Tournament Is remarkable both for bid- dine and for play. The bidding is unusual because even-body cot Into the act. North manaEert to find two bids -with one , (|HPcn and two jacks. East tound j a bid and a double with only one fciiiF. It's no 'vender that "west climbed one trick too high and that Smith returned the compliment. How those English love to bid. The play was even more inter"She rloiMi i miss Hollywood and 'lie doesn't miss heina a star." Mario I.aii/a and Kathryn orav- .•oii m.iy admit to a erackiin? feud. Hut not Tony Curtis and Piper Ijau- - esting. West led the king of spades 'I <v^nt to know all there is to knn\r nb-nit televi.jon. T wrtm tn become a real knowledgeable 111^:1 In the field." Kdrtie Albert gave this as his reason for Rcccptinc a million-dollar deal as the star oi a local H»liy- wnod iiuirnUion d.nvtiine show i;i i nhich he's called upon to niiiih-h • his sponsors' cookies ntlct chct-sr. ': inriuke in homey chatter and rnioh i in wilh coininercials, ; 'Tret' Allen." Eririic said, "onrr ] cracked that it may well be tint [-' lvr the television comedian ot Ihr In- j liiie Will simply pull U]> a rh.i:r and t.-ilk rn.MiaUy to people, I :hiiix he was richtrr than he thonclii " Kddie s cnnlract allows him f- - > make movies, produce di^cuiiicm- arirs fn; his own prrtductiou r<rn- p.Ttiv .md e\di srnr in dramn;;<- TV shows in Ins annual two-ir.onfh v.i- ; cation pcrir-d. A Happy Shirley Shirley Temple doesn't ni;>s one smcle palm tree or klrit- tieht in Hollywood, a studio hairen-Mtr to'.d me. nnd I tvlicvc it. ; I believe it beraire ninvic coiffure experts often know more rib ri: t glwnor queen lhan her hubby or ' There are whispers that Tony ;nid Piper. co-starrinR for the third time in "Almn.<t Married," hr.te, to play Live .scenes. I Ou:?/cd 1'iper, who shrncceri: I've knnun Tony for a long time, even lirfnrr [ riime lo IT. All this l.'iid t.ilk is .started by people wtio jiisl ert 1'fired and have to Invent tJiincs. \\'e're friends—at least 1 lliink ^e arp." Tony Ins-cd an "It's ridiculous" '^r rn-st,,:,s to fi^ht. Piper's a very UK! talented sirl." S'I'.MJS ItKVOl.T !''< soiiTihir.z th.i( television his- I'-.-nns nien't lalkine but thcrr's n h,it:le toins: on between u:"v,e queens "ho are pltincinc into ir.e TV aii:l ihc- ivv.ulrr-puff boys '.vho .-^r* 1 ,i-.-: L -?ied to niakr rhrtn bo- ^•]':f-,;l tor t'nc ho:v,c siTcens The Uo]|vu-otl sirens are hnlclini: out for thrir own preasepaint Ann Slieridan tinned me off, WEST * A K Q J 3 NORTH A 10B VQJ832 » J 1053 4105 EAST »K South 1 » Pass 3 * 5 * Pass V K97S » 982 49732 SOliTH («> * 7652 V A 106 » AQ764 4A Neither side vxil. West NorlX Easi 2 » Pass Pass Pass 4 » Pass Pass Double 2* Pass Pass 54 Double Opening lead—A K Russell Adds Explosive Element to Campaign By DOS' WHITEHEAD WASHINGTON iffi—Sen. Richard Russell of Oorgta hi* vital MX explosive element to the presidential campaign with hU decMoa to b*> come a candidate for the Democratic nomination. * The reason: anti-Truman Ottno- crats In the South at tut hare ih» man around whom they can rally In a long-planned effort to deny President Truman another term. The DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NBA Service Speech Is terribly Important for getting along In the world, and it Is not surprising, therefore, thai parents sometimes worry If their children do not learn to talk as fast or as clearly ns they think they ought to. Q- -What effect does a split uvula have on a child's speech? Our little four-year-old boy is slow in talking. Sentences are now being formed but some words and sounds are not clear. Mrs. R. N. A—The uvula has rery little fo rln willi speech, and Hie fact that It Is split he safely Ignored In tills respect. Children start lo talk at different ages, and at different rates, and practically none of them make clear sounds nt fjrs(. Unless there is more delay In speaking: than seems indicated by tlie Inquiry, there .seems little to worry aboiij In (his IKtlc hoy. Q—My son and his family have bolls continually, and I should like to know what causes them, and what would Russell Is popular throughout Dixie. There can be little doubt h« repersents the majority thinking *. mong Whit* voters in the fight h« has led against Truman's civil right-s program and in his views on mast othor Issues. And he Is n- ~anie<; us one of the most Influential men In the Senate »s a result of the leadership he holds In th» Southern group. There are reason* why there has been heavy pressure on Russell for several weeks to enter the campaign. • » • A REVOLT AGAINST Truman been brewing in the South since the State Rights rebellion of 19*8 srlpped 39 electorial votes from ths total Truman normally could bav« expected as the Democratic nom- ince. For the past five months, antt- Truman moves hnve been chartered under the leadership of Sen. Harry Byrd of I'irginia. Gov. James P. Byrne of South Carolina and Oov. Herman Talmadge of Georgia. But a big weakness in the planning wu the lack of » candidate with ths prevent them from' prestige to rally the south. 0 ry betes, or because of less obvious physical disabilities. They are also fairly common in people whose skin Is irritated by rubbing, siirli as wrestlers who come in ronlart with the mat. Where a whole family Is involved In recurring boils. . medical aid shnulr] be souchi In in attempt to eliminate (hem. ... Q--I have been told I was perfectly healthy except that the womb Is slightly tipped. Could such a condition prevent conception? Mrs. S.S. A—It could. Q—I would like to know whether drinking a bottle of a cola drink every day would cause an acid condition? C.K. A—There would be millions of .' didn't West continue spades anyway when he saw the nine of spades appear Irom his partner's hand? The answer wns clear: East could not over-rulf the dummy. Therefore he didn't ask for n .spade continuation. By the same token, West could see the king of diamonds in his own hand and knew that his Partner could not over-ruff dummy. He did not want to hammer that (act home by leading a third spade, for then south would know- i.iat a diamond finesse could not succeed. South thought this all out carefully and came to the conclusion that West had the king of diamonds. On the chance that it was unsuardcd. Smith laid down the ace of diamonds and dropped West's Now only careful timing was necessary lo bring in eleven tricks. South entered dummy with a lew trump to the ten. finessed the queen of hearts, won another finesse with the tin :! hearts, and cashed the heart ace. He returned lo dummy with e trump to the jack in order to ruff 3 fourth round of hearts. Then IB ^could ruff a spade with dummy's last trump (n order to cash dummy's fifth heart.' Curiously enouah. If West had continued with a third spp.Ha a t the very besinninK of the hand. South could not have made his contract. The timing would be all wrong for the hearts; and if South tried to ruff two spades In dummy, East would win a trump trick. ; is talk that some Southern ™ j leaders will Join a revolt and try ! to throw the Sotith's electorial vote to their own candidate (in this Russell). Tlieir hope Is thai without the South's votes, neither ol the major candidates could win & majority of electorial votes. SHOULD THIS HAPPEN, the , election would be thrown Into the House of Representatives where each state wouuld have only a single vote, in naming ths President. And some Southerners believe In this event Russell would stand a good chance of being elected in fc compromise. Whether such a plan could ever be carried out remains to be seen. Russell says he Is In the race to stay regardless of what Truman decides to do. ... that he doesn't believe Truman will run. But It may be significant that Russell refused to say he would not lead a revolt in event Truman wins the nomination. And there is the explosive element In the situation. IM • n tiir vntro makeup evperl \ lnB ,' , Ann -h ; ,si,,. j ,nd continued with the jack East ! played the four and then the nine pf ^^ W( , fl (hen (h | cn , bs . „„„ , t Wn5 , g the rest of the tricks. , Ie.uine "re often- : ,, Pnfe =hc [acre! the ' ; c.inier- i smith askrd ar(1 j The bidciinc made it clear that , West had a five-card spade suit bit* in to-.ri s!- f told me while t'i'.s "Ji;-t Arrov;- \\\a street." See IIOLLYIVOOI) on Fife I only two spadf.s himself: Why didn East nsk to a spade continuation iby playing (he nine of spades first '»Dd then th» fou oi spades? And us with an acid condition If thh were true. There Is no reawm to believe that H Is. • • * Q—What danger might there be, if any. from a fairly solid lump about egg-size, on the upper arm, where an injection had been made? A Reader. A—There is almost certainly no danger. In all probability, the Injection fd up a tissue reaction or irritation which resulted tn a cer- tnm amount of scar or fibrous tissue, which is responsible (or the present lump. ' 75 Years In Blythtvitle Mrs. Joan TanXersly has returned to her home in 3an Antonio. Tex., after spending several weeks visiting relatives here. "Happy" foreman, former major league ball player and manager of Harry Bailey's whtt« and Negro basebat! teams at the state line, said today he hopes to g«t Joe Louis, Detroit's Negro boxing sensation, to umpire a game at th«* state line park In the near future/* Miss Lena Mae Oliver and MiM Mary Bain were in Memphto Saturday to see the show, "Boy Meet* Girl." L Vegetable Garden Answer to Previous Puzzfo HORIZONTAL 1 Vegetable 7 Another vegetable 13 Interstice 14 Handled 15 Tilted )6 Bakers 17 Auricle 18 Heron 50 East (Y,.) 21 Shifted 23 Parasitic bug 27 Not all vegetables are above ground 31 Direction 32 Low haunt 33 Vegetables sun and rain lo grow 34 Bewildered 35 Unit of energy 36 Sea eagle 37 Some vegetables have 39 Protcclive covering 40 Sea nymph «No title page (ab.) 45 Orienlal civcl 46 Roof finial 49 Expunged 51 Parched 53 Sally 54 Baseball Official ">5 Emphasis 16 High regard VERTICAL 1 Che;t rattle 3 Term of endearment 4 Charged alom 5 Shirt part 6 Barrier 7 Diminishing 8 Joins 0 Royal Society of Edinburgh (ab.) 10 Appellation 11 Followers !2 Confined !.*> Transposes 23 Meadows 24 Hops' kiln 25 Employer 26 Discolor 28 Road edge 29 Cotton fabric 30 German river 32 Traduces 33Gemtsof *3 Horse's g»R 44 Young 46 Iroquoiao Indian 47 Father (Fr.) marine ivorrr* 48Th*s»me 30 licvoktt 50 Femalt ufc* 41 Egress (ab.) 42 Promontory Si Qualified 5J

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