The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE EIGHT BLTTHBVILLB (AKK.) COWdTBK HEW? FRIDAY, MARCH 14, THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINHS, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Bol« National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wltmer Co,, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphto. Entered as second class mailer at the post- oMice at Blythcville, Arkansas, under act at Con- freei, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In Ihe city of Dlythcvllle or »nj suburban town where carrier sfttlco U maintained, 25o per week. By mail, » r ilhtn a radius of SO miles, $5.00 per year, J2.50 for sir months, J1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Anri God maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty trouble Mi me.—Job, 23: IG. * * • Now, God hath bound thy troubles upon thee \vith a design to try thee, and with purposes to reward and crown tlice. The cords thou canst not break; and therefore lie down getUSy, and suffer the hand of God to do what He—Jeremy Taylor, Barbs Burglars stole eight girdles from a Little Rock, Ark., store. It's likely to get them Into a tight fix. * * * The old Income tax soon will get through another birthday, but ivilhout many happy returns. * + * Under the "Unllnlshed" column in an Oklahoma paper, a tent was advertised for rent. A nice way to get In on the ground door. * * * Some farmers use a boll and others ring a chicken's neck for dinner. * * » If your arguments are all with yourself, you're bound to win—and so Is everybody else. Y Building Good Idea But First Things First Elytheville's Y banquet brought to, the fore two interesting features of its work. The opening of a Negro playground this snmmor was received as good news by the community and Mayor Dan Blodgett's hint that something may be in the offing 'regarding construction of a Y building portends progress for the city's largest juvenile recreation program. Mayor Elodgett said the city's tax structure is being checked with "an eye to building a Y in the future." He didn't elaborate on this statement as to just what kind of tax program would be necessary to erect and maintain t a Y building . . . perhny>s planning is in an early stage anct all the answers are not known. However, it appears obvious that the city should move with exli'erne caution in obligating itself to undertake what would be a considerably large project. The city of Elytheville found itself barely solvent at the end of 1951. Prospects of increased city revenue are not apparent at this time. Taxes? An,unpopular subject, at best. There is no denying the fact that a well-equipped, modern building would be a wonderful tiling for I h e city's youngsters. Rut first tilings first . . . and Blythcville is still looking for a means of financing what looms as a gigantic sewer improvement program, which from a health standpoint could mean even more to the city's yoitlh. U.S. Can't Afford Political Play With Tax Reforms Senate committee action spurning the President's reovpamzation phin fnr the Internal Revenue Bnrc:in prosaties its disapprnvnl by the full Senate in the near future. Nothing more will be neeri- ed to kill tho plan. Jlr. Truman'? program called for abolishing the fi-J appointive collector jobs, consolirlatinir field activities on a new regional ba?i>. and placing bureau operations under Civil Service. But Senator George of Georgia, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, arguerl that the rton. would not insure honesty in the bureau and would create legal problems and hamper tax collections. Other critic? attacked the plan as a hastily contrived affair intended to minimize the grave scandals unearthed last year within the bureau. Seven L". S. collectors have been discharged or forced to resign, and three of these are under indictment for irregularities in their offices. Administration witnesses insisted the new plan would make the bureau more efficient and help the maintenance of high moral standards, They declared it was not whipped up in haste, but actually was the product of a five- year study which just happened to be concluded in coincidence with the 1951 scandals. The senators who have now rejected the plan include some who are well versed in the complexities of tax collection problems. An outsider not so trained is hardly in position to dispute their judgments on technical matters. Rut this much can be said. If their rejection is not to be put down as purely political, these senators and the Congress as a whole must now come forward with its own program for a Revenue Bureau reform. They are the men who have clamored for it. and since they have lagged Mr. Truman's plan as inadequate, it is incumbent upon them to produce a better one. Any disposition on their part to let the mallei 1 drag on without action will furnish fuel for the suspicions already voiced dial many lawmakers do not want reform until they have had a chance to make full use of the scandals as anti-administration election ammunition. The business of collecting taxes today is one of the really huge enterprises of government. It is a point of contact between government and citizen which a third of the population feels directly. Many a man measures the quality of his government by the tax dealings he has with it. Because that is so, because money- raising is so crucial a part of the government's whole program in these limes, it is damaging to men's faith in the American democratic system to allow a weak, corruptible tax collection set-up to remain in effect. Isn't there enough political capital in the fact that the scandals occurred at all? Must we endure indefinitely the conditions that made these evils possible ? It would seem much the more responsible attitude to proceed without delay to formulate a sound cure for them and put it into speedy operation. Views of Others On and On in Korea Barring some decision in Washington, u'tuch IE unlikely, it looks as though General Rldgvay's negotiators nre in for. continuance of the meaningless and already.Iexcesslvely prolonged armistice discussions with the North Korean and Chinese Rods. The closest observers of the Herts at the Panmunjom meetings now say truil there will be an nrmtstlce when the n,eds are ready for it nnd not before. There Ls no way of telling when they will want It. The military situation uinv lenrl.s itj-elf (o indefinite stalling. It Is not assumed that the Reds would court disaster by breaking off the talks and besdunins an offensive. On the other hand, the North Koreans and are how so well dug In and supplied that any UN offensive would rank in with a major war. AHIiough the Communist nrmics cannot be maintained without iome strain on China, the Reds undoubtedly (eel that they can sit out the summer in relative safety it they choose. Nearly all the arnu?tlre disagreements have been negotiated down to a point where they could be settled. The one black and white Issue that will br liard to compromise concerns thp exchange of prisoners. Tile UN will not return non- Communists who dn not want to go back and it charges, d^iiitc Rrrt cirnialj. that the 11.000 nnmcs submittrd by me communist delegation docs not cover nearly the whole list of UN servicemen In Red POW camps Peluing and Pyongyang probably will see that nothing is done lo close the gap on this Issue until they are ready for all armistice. Whether it is nsht or wroiiR to BO through the dny-to-iiay motions or keeping up the armistice talks. Washington apparently is caught with the necessity of krrpiiii; or-neral Rirlpw.iy at it. For with (he Red military situation Improved n.s a result of the lone cease-fire, neither Mr. Truman nor the stair department Rrc disposed to make the moves that would renew hostilities on a scale neeos.sirlly more deadly than they were before the cease-fire. —New Orleans Times-Picayune SO THEY SAY Get Ready, Folks, the Big Parade Is About to Start Peter Edson't Washington Column —• Latest Figures of UN's Aircraft Losses in Korea Are Reported WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Total United Nations aircraft Io=.se5 in Keren n combat, new number 818. The surprising (art here, to the ; Force been reporting its plane layman, is that Nan- operational j IOMCS at the end of every week losses are ere.iUr than combat los- ! Navy reporii en air losses on^ This covers the period from the IPS — 407 10 282. Naval aviation men [ spasmodically. start of the war, June 30. 1050 -. say this Ls a normal ratio, in Une I The n e w Navy t/ilals reported .u.^...u „.,. ^ .„=., ... i wi|h u . or]d War n esi , friencl ,_ | Jlere how . evort do ' rcvea i lnat Nav It. is explained by the (act that j al aviation has been on V B much able fieure on damaged planes may limp home to | greater scale than the sea-air arn Communist a i r carrier or shore base and land safe- | has generally been given credit for losses in the same ly. If they are so badly shot up ; Up to mid-February, the Air Forci period is 362 that they nre beyond repair, how- j had flown 207.000 sorties against tin through Feb. 2E). 1D52— 20 month-s. The compar- planes destroyed, ever, they are junked and charged 102 probably de-tfff as operational In^es. stroyed anrt -S52, [ Thrre are no figures released on Communists. To the end of Jan nary, the Navy had flown 130,00* sorties There may be seine dupli Primary Results Call For a 'Grain of Salt* Bv JAMES MAKLOW WASHINGTON V?> —One professional politician, by hteutlf, su? sound amazingly convincing in his analysis of event*, but two protet- ionals are more amazing. They can examine the same event and produce opposite analyses. That's why the non-experts, meaning practically everybody except he professional politicians, will have to sit back calmly and take with a. grain of salt the claims and happy forecasts coming from tin professional camps. All day yesterday in Wash and New Hampshire, tht pumped out their interpretation the New Hampshire elections, where Eisenhower trimmed Taft and Kefauver gave President Ttu- Sunday School Lesson Feier Eclson damaged. No fis- ' casualties in actual flying opera-i cation here, as both Air Force an ures are giren ctil| tloiu. The be.-t estimate that can ! Navy seem to be reporting shore close ,-y ! support, of ground troop: on UN planes: be marie on this 1 point is by tieduc- j based Marine operations in damaged. j tjon from total Air Force anri Navy \ support, of ground troops. Breakdown on \ casualties; which are roughly corn- UN aircraft losses is 4S3 U. S. Air , parable. Force planes destroyed. 282 U. S.I TOT.-M, CASUALTIES Naval aviation. 33 shore-based U. S. NUTVIBKR 227Z Marine and 15 friendly foreicn. In Killed in fiction — Air Force 348. t.he last, classfication are included, i Xavy (82. Died — Air Force 365. principally British. Australian and I Nnvy 143. Wounded — Air Force 45. New Zealand planes. The Navy total j Navy has been brought up to date for the i Navy first time this year. If operational losses are Included. 947. MKsinz—Air Force 647. 103,'Tctal casualties — Air Force 1040. Navy 1232. While the Navy figures Include the total UN figure may he ap-jshlp crewmen and the Air Force prrxmmtfly doubled. Operational lieiirfs Include ground crewmen, levies include crash landings, take- the total casualties of 2272 up to offs and other non-combat accidents. On Navy plane losses in the Korean theater since the start of the war. 401 were carrier-based planes, 314 were land based. Of the carrier- based planes. IB were lest to enemy action. 22 in operational accidents. For the land-based planes, the ratio was reversed. 133 being lost to en- emv action. 181 in operational accidents. NAVY ATTA(KEI) COMMUNICATIONS AND SUPPLY LINES Most of the Naval aviaUon mls- Bj WILLIAM E. GnROT, D. D. Paul the Apostle had many intimate friends and associates in the ellowship of the Christian life, and n the churches that he estai*ltsh- 'd. This is made plain In many passages and references in the Jook of the Acts, and In the Paule Epistles. But the closest and most intimate of all these relationships was hat with the youne man. Timothy, whom he called his son, and to whom he addressed two notable Epistles. Timothy, of course, was not Paul's son In a family sense. Soj far as we knnw Paiil \vas utimar- j ried (See I Corinthians 9:5), but it is a matter of conjecture whether he was a bachelor or a widower. \Vha( seems certain is that he had no child of Ills own. But a flesh-and-blood relationship could hardly have made Timothy Paul's son more In sentiment and effect than he actually was. So far as one can see the deep attachment on Paul's part, that of a lone man for one upon whom he could bestow his affection, was reciprocated by Timothy, a response that "s not always forthcoming from youth to old or middle age. Apparently Timothy never failed Mm, as Paiil believed young John Mark had failed, in the Incident leading to the sharp contention between Paul and Barnabas (Acts 15:36, 391. It Is to be noted, however, not only that John Mark made ?ocd. as the Mark who wrote our second Gospel, but also that he became restored to Paul's good will and favor, as a fellow-worker and a "comfort, to him" 'Colossians 4:11'. But Timothy was the young friend, who stood closest to Paul: and to his "son" "Timothy Paul wrote two Epistles, full of good counsel for youth, from which men of today mteht well profit. The history of men of strong character and achievement in re- lotion to their sons—and If. in eludes daughters as well—is full of the stories of sons who became weaklings, wasters, and failures arcely because the fathers sotmht to put. around them protecting In- fluenc^a anri safeguards, to save them from the struggle? and hardships which they themselves had the end of February indicate an | sioiu have been in interdiction — approximate ratio of from two to destruction of enemy supplies and No precise ficure on operational! ihr»e men for every plane lost in : lines of communication. Navy planes =M are possible because the Air , action or nneraticns. Force doesn't report them. The L?.c:< of uniform record keeping Navy dors. I to operational losses trr : by the Air Force and Naval aviation the 20 months are 407 planes rie- \ makes accurate reporting on the stroyert. I total air \var almost impossible. Air operated up near the Yalu for only a short time last. year. For this reason the Navy claims only three of the 2CO commie jets shot down. S«; EDSON on Pase 12 IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (MZA) --- Exclu- , record company tip's under con- sively Yours: From hrr villa in ihe i tr,irl In fnr pulling- Johnnie Ray on sooth nf Frnnce. Deanna Dnrbm. | the s^mc lahc 1. Ray's plattors, with 3D, $)im and wiser. Is holly deny-j a sin?i» c style- (hat Mrm* frnm ine the rumors that she will divorce 1 Frank ic's, hU - pnls cliim. have been Wild new hubby Charles David. What's i nut-isrllmir those nil by the mnrr. Deanna is paying that she ' Cnns? man. hadn't had a tmtfon offer from MOM to en-star with Mirio Lan?a in 'The Vaciihonri Kine"— JUM unofficial talk with .Joe Pastrrnnk. Far ninrc t.inclblr [5 Mario's proposal lo Deann.i to sin? wilh him in a mnvie tn be made In I^ndon or Parts. The Din-bin plan:-. A summer reunion in London with her British- Hollyivnnd's sjipcinl effects wizards uho rrea'rd lush Shancri La ' in a rip>erT valley 100 miles from i Vine Rr. for the pre-war "Lost Horizon" are wide-cypd about ' Char's happened there in the last six years, The once-desolate wasteland a modern Shuneri Apple Distrust Germany I do not want my *on to scne at the side of his father's torturers. — Georgfs Hemllard to French National Assembly. * * * France i\,is dcfeilcd, nnt .^o much by the strength of UIR enemy as by its own internal wenknr:-5. brought on in part by ttjs sy.<.tem of i;n: verbal military ?c truce.—Ralph Mcl^onald, president. Bowling Grern UiiivcrMty, Ohio. » • • If we hart fMycd in Korea as \ve did in UerUn, the Xorih K'lrrrir.s would never hart atucked.— Sen. Robert Talt. * * * If we ^te going to back friendly Asiatic armies. w-fi rnu^f see tn -t tint they dn a good Job with thfr materials we give them.—Gen. Jajne& Van Fleet. born rurfMi!s. a trin to Hfilly-vr-od j Valley has movie stars playlne golf in September and a search far a j n n manicured fairways, glamor mnvic vehicle (hit will cive hrr The ! dolls In Bikini bathing suits rieco- ch.ince to pJay an adult chtirac- I ratm? the ponl at the swank Apple Valley inn and ranches with whlte- cn^tert ?rrv,inT.«i rldinz herd on en napes rlnrine the cocktail hour. Fnunrird h>- Newton B.155 and D. 'f v;p?Tliinri. The city of Apple Vali * ' • r c»w )i as a popuh t Ion oT 3000 nxl rir rri honifs so modern they for private planrs nrtrr^t; Pvl-.un FM:r.;i;i- nini. who rnarip hemhnr i-v ?!vine that .'-nine of Hollywn-rl'; '-p. notch actors .?re tro o!d to m •>.« lovp on thp screen, erhrrl th" >:i!Vi" yrlU of U. S. theater exhibitor? who recently convened in Lrvs An- !i.= i-art of of -\)° niri Thp studios quietly asrccd wirh the exhibitors, and that's the reason for the epidemic of new younr fares in thp movie heart beat Icacuf Film lovers ARE loo oH. Hollywood iinnws It. and is dmn; sotnethlne about it Marlrnp Dietrich nil! trek tr> Paris !or another French film, ".\dnr- ( ab!p Orr.itiirrs." . . . Lalircncf Oliver and Vivien inch have bfon offered rhe leads In the Londnn cnni- p.iriv or "Anna and the Kin? nf Pi.un." II turns out Hint thry both on sine hkr nichtuicales and have been looking for n musical. of But the. flavor ^t rerun in Thrrr'* A mntfl with st.ills for t'fs anri thr rnrnrr grocery slorc Sr< HOLLYWOOD on Page U • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Try This Play if You Feel Lucky nv OSWALD jAronv \Vriltrn for XKA Service man a stunning beating. THE TAFTITES tended to (looh- pooh the significance of the returns; the Elsenhower p«ple attached the greatest importance to them: Kefauver thought he saw a. briaht highway for his presidential ambitions; and only Trurnsn kept quiet. A(. this moment it's Impossible to say whether Kefauver's success this week will have any effect at all on the Democratic pros when they hole! their Chicago convention In • choose a presidential candidate. In New Hampshire, the first ot a number of state primaries, the people cast two kinds of votes: one for delegates to the Chicago convention lo support a designated candidate, and one In which they were able to express a direct personal preference for the candldpjf- or their choice. JUf ' • * REGISTERED NEW Hampshire ' Democrats emphatically chose -Kefauver, on the two kinds of votes. But the most, important question remains unanswered: Were the New Hampshire Democrats expressing the feline of the rest fo the conn- try's Demorats in not wanting Truman? At this moment, there's no Indication that the Democrats in olh- er states holding primaries will have a chance to express a direct preference between the President and anyone else. For this reason: Although Kefauver has entered a number of other primaries coming up. the President's name has not been entered in a single one There the voters could once again show direct preference between him and. Kefauver. . * • * THE SAME BASIC que-stlon applies to Eisenhower and Taft; *'fire the New Hampshire Republicans expressing the feeling of the resfc of the country's Republicans in choosing the general over the s<jM| ator? Eisenhou-er won the dirtW preference vote and took all *-he delegates, foo. At this moment the Republicans in only one other state, New Jersey, will have an opportunity to Ehnw a direct preference between Olll^a *%III1.1L M1GV 1 llejll.^elves 11:1,1 -_ ,, , . had to endure, and te conquest of . Ta ''' alld Eisenhower because thats wich hud made them stroll? and I thc onl >' sute w ' nere the namp ° of uccessful. " both men have been entered in a When Paul met Timothy, and Preferential primary, when he wrote to him the two In several nates the two men op- Ereai. letters, the Epistles of I and II Timothy, he had already endured much suffering and persecution. Far from writincr to his "snn" in terms of sentimental softness, however, he admonished him to be a i?ood soldier, and endure hardness. His one concern and prayer (or Timothy was that he might be faithful in the stern and trying days ahead. Many references tn the Acts and Enistles reveal how thoroughly Timothy fulfilled Paul's trust in him, assuming an active leadership in the churches. id East-West scored 200 points. If they had played the hand at pade; they could have made eight ric'^s against good defense, worth nly 110 points. In tournament play such slight differences are all- mportant, Marcus ojirncd the kinc of •pades. and a'a-i allowed to hold he trick. He continued with his ovv sparie. and South won with lie ace. Declarer next led a heart o dummy's kinp. and East quite properly played rm deuce without lesitation. A club was returned rom dummy, and South's Jack Declarer led another heart from lls hand. West played low. and Eolith thought long and carefully. Finally, he guessed right by flnes- ; dummy's ten. and East won with ths ace. ETsf. now led a high spade, and hero at this moment by ruffing ith the ace of clubs. South would ave been obliged to follow with a mall trump. Now East could have •d a spade, and West's ten of libs would become established by le over-ruff position. Actually. East failed to ruff with he ace of clubs, anri South was pt only one trick. The one-trick H was. nevertheless, good for a old top-score. NORTH 4843 ¥KQ 107 « 10963 FAST WEST (») *KJ VJOS4 » A2 « K .T 8 2 « Q 5 A 1076 * A94 SOUTH A A2 V 853 » A74 *KQJ8S North-South vul. Wttl North CMt Sort* Pass Pass 1 * 2 * Double Pass Pass Pasa Opening lead—4 K I'AO club:, .I'jrr- Hornr-. cx-nlfe Co-^vr anri HIP his P\ Rob Tni-pmc's li!f a I b.irk. confides that slip's When (lip We.t Hand '.va.s held about sailine (or Jap-in lo \\prijby Edward N" Marcn,. o( Newton. the will Life Master South discarded n diamond. Dun", my's remaining trump blocked i <pade continuation, so East led thi Urlit dorinlcs are an accepted l queen of diamonds, and South won practirr am^na export brldtc piny-| with the are. T'. p'vecl.illy in tournaments. Few i South now led a heart, hoping t plmrrs. hn-.vevpr. '.'"iild bnve dnu- • •• >r« with dummy's queen find ge the West hand a discard on the fourth heart. Eas iii!lfr-ri with the nine of clubs, how ever, and led his remaining dia I trnrip tycoon nuridy Rudolph • Ma>v c i:nc of it." Juiv ; p.iir Chnmplrruhlp, ho came up There's a bu;i t h .1 i j •> n n a riou >!P and p.irncd a top mond. Marcus able tn win the tr c with thi Jack of diamonds and con tlnwd Ktrtlnc the kine of dia po*-> e?ch other in a vote for del- ecatcs. This may indicate a degree of voter preference between the two although not in quite the* same way as a direct preference vote on them. ' • 75 Years Ago /n flythcville— Mrs. Char) es Le mont hai b«n elected president of Chapter D of the PEG Sisterhood. Mr. and Mrs. Berry Brooks, Jr., of Memphis will sail March 29 for a five-month tour which will take them to 19 countries. Johnny Burnett has been elected superintendent of Shaw! schoo Is by th e Sh sctu board.-He has served In that capacity for three years. An eager French fisherman hauled up the [ submarine cable acrcvss the English channel the day after it was laid in August, 1S50. He truiuB'nt it. was an eel. Nomes in the News Answer to Previous Puzztfl HORIZONTAL 4 Ancient Asian I Piano-playing President ' ? ra . 8 """"' . . 7 Russian leader ' s ° uth A(rlcao 13 Revoke . statesman H Of the sea or" 5 ?,, .. 15 Live* 9 Constellation 16 Russian edict* '?3; ming 17 Fruit IS Quote 20 Make lace 21 French summer L. 28 French Frankle Ijitne It slciralnj al the score. Two clubs -*ai Ml one trick, mondi. East, could hav« been • 3— 11 12 Snuggles 19 Possessive pronoun 22 Frozen rain 22 Poses " Emaciated 23 Female child 2? Notions 24 Chancel seats 26 Glver 26 Italian poet ^-| Lair 28 Flour mixtures 29 Thoroughfare 32 Cape in Massachusetts 33 Handle 34 Police record book 38 Is 111 39 Time measure 40 Chemical suffix 41 Health report 42 Model 43 Is compelled 44 Stupefied 46 Mohammedan hostelry 48 Girl's name 49 Early Tertiary period 50 City tn India 51 Irivaded VEST1CAL 1 Exchanges 2 Refund 3 — Nationi 29 Presidential . candidate 30 Seaport of newest nation in the world 31 Narrator 34 Assyrian god 36 Hebrew «ce ic 37 Soaked 39 Swiss warble 42 TabSe and 43 Wise men 45 Tiny — statesman 35 Journeyed 47 Extinct bird^ " IS 17 " Jl 25 H 54 " *" "• 50 30 i Jl ^ ; * l) n 15 % -L " * % K 9 % '% yt 4 i ^/ a Si * ^ 0 (% n 'ty " m " '$ <n n 16 M w ^ I 17 ^j

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