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PAGK SIT PJ.YTUKVTT.LF, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, 'APRIL 8, 1951 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Edllor PAUL D HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole Nations! Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphis. Entered ns second class matter at (lie post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- cress, October 9. 1917. Member ol Hie Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the clly at Ulyihevllie or any suburban town where carrier service Is main- tnmed, 25c per week. By mail, svithin a rnrtius of SO miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mall ouUide 50 mile zone. 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations If any nun iorvo inn, let him fallow mo ami when- I urn, thrrt shall also my ierv.inl be; if any man serve me, him Mill m.v father honour. —John 12:26. * » » Christianity lauglil the capacity, the element, to love the Alt-perfect without R -stingy bargain for personal happiness. It timuht that to love Him was happiness—lo love Hun in others' virtues.—Emerson. Barbs With more brtsebMI games being played at night, grandma has a better chance of living through the summer. * * * A scientist siiys the earth has a vibration all Its own. And from which of Hit modern dances dlil It K et It? * * + Every time we hear about someone being In it! off from work U reminds iis tlmt a small roll helps even when you have a, loaf. * * * Hillbilly crime 3s .said to t« decreasing in some juntos. <)r inayhr just transfcrrril In TV, * * * The fellow who is always pushing himself into the limelight usually turns nut to be a lemon. New Tax Stamp Shows The Taxpayers' Plight The National Conference of Taxpayer Associations is currently distributing- throughout tlie nation a stamp winch commemorates the lowly taxpayer. It is a tax stamp. Although it cannot be affixed to a n y document o r piece of merchandise and carries no official weight, it can function on behalf of the taxpayer. But if affixed to a post card or letter to your congressman this stamp Vv'iU make its full unofficial weight felt. Printed in two shades of red, this stamp shows a taxpayer and his wife and child—all clad in barrels. In the background is the U.S. Treasury Building. The barrel-clad taxpayer holds in his hands a sign bearing these words: "It's no joke . . . I'm broke!" In Arkansas, these stamps are being distributed by tlie Stale Public Kx- pciulituve Council and newspapers throughout the stale. The stamps are tree, and may be obtained by calling at tlie Courier Xe\vs or writing the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council. 2:56 Hall Building, Little Hock. Idc-u of the stainji is to arouse a tax consciousness in the people who pay s.i they \vili lodge protests lo record- breaking federal spending on non-essentials and the resultant increased taxation. Lsc of these slumps on loiters or post ranis to Arkansas' Sens. Fulbright ami McClelian and Itep. Gathings will show them you mean it when you de- nvatHl their cvi-ry effort to bring a ro- lurn lo governmental economy. As John A. lindisill. executive vice president of the Public Kxpundiliire Oiiiiicil, explains it: "This plan repn-scnls an attempt by <>i:r organization to make vocal the expanding protest by taxpayers against wasteful and excessive government spending and the inevitable iv- sults ol' higher taxes or continued deficit spending. "\Vt> hope (o distribute the seals while people are still smarting from in- conic tax payments, to enable them to realize that more than 30 per cent of the average man's income disappears in taxes. The average man won't complain about paying for defense and tiie essential services of government. But he's fed up—fed up to the teeth—with I he billions of dollars wasted through unnecessary spending and waste." Wilson's Exit Will Make It Harder to Get Good Men Most rcnclion U> the re.sisjiiiilion of Defense Mobilize)' Charles E. Wilson stresses the immediate effect of Uiis move on the steel wiijje negotiations). Yel its real impact is a far wider thing. President 'I'mman has lost tile one man he prized above all as a production fiiic'f. Whatever advances our defense ont|)iiL nv.v have made durinK Wilson's tenure in Washington — and they arc substantial—have not brought us lo the peak of Hie program. We can only hope this effort will now jfo forward with the same vigorous spend Wilson sought to give il. If it does, it will be running largely on Wilson's momentum. President Truman has been lamenting for years that he cannot easily find top-grade men to fill important posts in Die federal government. Wilson was nn exception. Out of an extreme sense of patriotic duty, he assumed what many men would regard as a thankless Inir- den. His one big price was (hat lie be. allowed a generally free hand in pursuing his goals, His departure will hardly serve to encourage other men of business stature to make the sacrifice. Wilson left the government on a question of principle, the matter of whether we are to pay serious heed to the necessity for economic stability or merely give that objective empty lip service. If the latter is true, as seems the case, who will want to follow in Wilson's footsteps? Wilson probably had many reasons for (pulling. Hut undoubtedly one of the main ones was because he believed the proposed steel wage increase was a threat to the stabilisation program. Air. Truman's reply was simply that he did not see it thus. The President glibly declared he thought Hie increase could be paid for out of the "extraordinary high" profits of the steel companies—without a price boost—and therefore represented no potential breach in the stabilization front. This is pretty cavalier handling of a basic issue. T h e wage hike, recommended ty the Wage Stabilization Board, has not even been passed upon by Economic Stabilizer Roger Putnam, whose duty il is to measure the effect of the plan. Nor have the steel companies formally roipiested a price inc.rca.se from Price Stabilizer Kills Arnall. Despite these facts, Air. Truman has In effect pro-judged the-companies' i.'fise with an offhand opinion-I h a t they liaven'l a leg to stand on, and has gone on to say that Putnam had better find that the wage boost won't hurl stabilization—since that is the way the President feels. Economic realists have no' doubt that if the steel increase is granted it will be followed by a similar pay boost for John I,. Lewis' miners, whose con- trad soon expires. We can expecl'olher major industries lo follow suit. Where this all fits in with any sane notion of "stabilization" is difficult to discern. To Air. Truman the objective appears to be a nebulous affair to bo honored wilh words but never closely adhered to when the chips are down. Wilson is a man who believes stability means stability. He has had the courage to stick by his guns throughout his Washington stay, no matter who was hurt. But apparently he is loo rich for the government's blood. The Administration cart's more for symbols than tor substance. Views of Others How's That Again? " "If You Don't See It—Nome lt—1'l! Get It Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD ofer Edson's Washington Column — Composite Picture of Growth Of NA TO Shorn Value of Plan [vip WASHINGTON <KKA>- Three ;'urs old on April -!. the North At- iiuic Treaty Oigani/LUitm is suf- •ring from growing (HUMS. Con- regional and public opinion in tlie United States are .still sharply divided on the infant NATO's future. Much of the difference ot opinion e o in ? s from a difficulty In -getting any clear picture of •trier Kdsun N T ATO growth. Vh»t lias it cost? How much has it on tribute: d to It.s own support? i Vhfit is (he U.S. sharp of that, bur- I en ovor the three-yeur period and ; jeyoml? | This comno.sit(r picture Is some*-' vhfU muddied by (he contusion of • y between the time money is \ .'opririlcci and the finished goods' ire deliveiTd in Europe. This Injul-j ime in iictling the, pipelines filled i .1 18 to '1\ months on major items. VUOM THIS slowness in eetlin:; stui tcci lias arisen the argument that NATO now has S10 million or inoi'i* unspent. Appropriation of the $13 billion ncr.v requested for Europe is therefnre said to be unnecessary. This is the caf^ for cutlm:: the f $7 9 billion ashed for all foreign aid.; The other side of the argument biisrti nn thr- foct thru NATO had to start from scratch. The first nine months were spent in the pregnant ss of pctlini? the treaty ratified by the member govern men Is. American aid could not begin till January. l!>5;i when bilateral mili- tnry a^sisuitn:e agreements uerc fignrd by Hie* U.S. and European governments. That was when NATO really u iis bmn. ' First U.S. arms shipment to Europe was not marie Mil Mai :h 8. 19fiO , So NATO ir- only a little over (.'A o r ernl Eisenhower did not assume his NATO command till January 1951. The build-up of European rearmament under his leadership is only 15 montlis old. In .spite of these delays, the gro'.vth of Europe's own defense effort, exclusive of U.S. aid, is shown in billions of dollars in tlie accompanying tabe. * • • TICK TOTAL American military aid appropriated for Western Europe in the first tjiree years of NATO — S10.3 billion - is roughly half of the 520 billion which Western Europe silent on its own defenses in this same period. Or it is a third of the combined European- American total expenditures for Actual deliveries of S3.4 billion worth of American military aid by July i. 1952 wiU be only n per cent of European expenditures. Deliveries up to the end of 1051 include 7CO tanks and combat vehicles, 30,000 motor transport vehicles. 9000 Evpemliturcs risen I Year in Europe 1019-SO $"-4.50 1950-51 fi.25 1R52-53 Estimates 12,aO radios and radar. 10,000 artillery pieces, 31S naval vessels, 1300 aircraft, 670.000 small arms and 240 million rounds of ammunition. The need for military security has prevented a breakdown on where NATO's 50 divisions are to come from. The U.S. six-division contribution is 12 per cent of this total. The 50-division figure does not include the 12 German divisions to be recruited next year. The question of whet tier Europe is contributing its share is moot. It can be Judged only by comparing complicated statistics on gross national product, per capita wealth and the percentage of income going i to taxes and to national defense. This year Europe is putting eight per cent of its gross national product into defense, the U.S. 15. But after making these sacrifices, the average American is left with $1800, the average European with only S300 to S80Q. Total European Arms Production Defense Budgets in Europe % 5.7 §1.25 1.\ 1.80 11.0 2.30 14-5 3.60 » HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — Exclusively Ycurs: Jane Russell's moving into Betty Grable's league as a leggy, prancing, singing musical queen! Producer Bob Welch and Director Frank Tashlin, who moulded a new Jane for "Son of Paleface,"— "we lowered the camera and discovered her legs" — told me that theyre writing her a starrinf fil- musical. The title: "Bustles and Bows." ''This girl is going to make Grable look like, nothing," Welch declared. "And .she nets," -said Tash- lin. "Even Howard Hughes is rav- ins* that we've given him a new girl." "Sou of Paleface" co-stars Jane, Bob Hope and Roy Rogers in a spicy western plot that Welch describes as a quadrangle. "Jane loves Roy Roy loves Trigger, Trigger hates Hope, Jane gets Hope." Sample feuding between Hope and Trigger: Hope and the hci.se in bed together fighting for the covers like an old married couple. Peter Mnd Hayes Is boiling mad at 20tli Century-Fox for the sequence In "Phone Call From A Stranger" that has to do with a veteran vaudeville star, her cliip- off-the-bloek son and his wife. "I don't appreciate it all," Peter told me, admitting that tlie sequence hits too close lo home for comfort. "I don't like to talk iihont it. I think 1 almost have grounds for a lawsuit," The Army has sent greetings t- David Andrews, Dana's son, wh has just turned 18. ... RHa Hay worth referred to Kirk Douglas an old friend, but intimates they met just a few hours befor Ihclr big date—a publicity-engi neered .stunt. It's definite that Columbia reissue "The Jolson Story" EUI "Jclson Sings Again." Al's widen who is now Mrs. Norman Krasn holds the mammy singers residua rights in the pictures as part of he community property and stands t lor. Tliis was not exactly'the cha; ity that East had conle there support. West opened the king of club and South ruffed. Declarer la down the ace of spades, entere dummy with the king of hearts, and led the seven of spades from dummy. East played the five of spades, hoping declarer would go up with ake a cool million from the re- sue. * • * That "wedding ring" Charles 'Cumin slipped on Betty'Hutton's ngcr at their unscheduled Las Ve- marriage was n dinner ring ettys mother gave her last Christas. A Hollywood jeweler Is deslgn- ig the official band. "Split Second," bnsed on the Nev- da atomic bomb tests, is in the reduction mill at RKO. About a ouple of convicts who try to re- •leve a fortune in cash hidden in Nevada ghost town before tha lace is reduced to dust. • * « Jack Buctcl and Howard Hughes have called It a day, end- Ing one of Hollywood's strangest con true Is- After starring in "The Out lair/ Jack never fared a camera for seven years. During nine years on Hughes' payroll, he worked in only four films. There's an eyebrow-lifting note ivcr songstress Peggy Lee's rcplace- nent of movie .stur Jane Powell at T ew York's plush Copacnbana. ane was drawing $900€ a week, * * * Even the starlets are having rip- •onring feuds in Hollywood these days. Latest entries in the sweepstakes: Clnudette Thornton, Bob Stack's flame, in one corner and Mona Knox, a Nicky Hilton favor- to, in the other. Columbia's denying that Hita Hayworth will play the'oldest-pro- fessicn girl in "From Here to Eternity," The part's too small and the character's hardly of the desired moral fibre- * * • It's election year, .so movictown publicist Gordon Gordon and his wife have titled their new "whodunit." due this fall, "Campaign Train." . . - Gary Grant is saying that the deals still on for him to co-star with Cantinflas, Mexican comedy king, in "Don Quixote" for Walt Disney. • • • Evelyn K ey es and Paullei t* Goddarrt got together in Paris to talk about ro-starrtng in a picture to be shot in Barcelona thii summer. . . . Alicia Valli and Orson Welles are bring; beckoned by rubber heiress Elizabeth Firestone for "The Madrid Story," which she'U shoot in Spain. , . . Gary Cooper's New Orleans operation for hernia Vras his second. He still has to face the.kirf'c for his ulcer condition. 5 38.8 $0.15 the king. Since South was a good | Lisa penaday is preparing a ro- ploycr, however, he let the seven of spades ride—and it held the announcement , that surprise her closest friends. will ter of the type to ccme her wny since "A Place In the Sun." . . . Ray Milland's next, at Paramount win be "Jamaica Run." Run, not rum Totals S32.f>0 These figures do not include defense budgets of Greece and Turkey. Tlie American cuntribuliou to this western European defense efTort, in exclusive of Greece and Turkey, is tabulated like this, also in i billions of dollars: Appropriated Allocated Fiscal Yeur for Europe Jan. 31, '52 1040-30 1950-f>l 1931-52 51 4.5 4,8 Expended Jan. 31, '52 Delivered $3.8 $ .9 2.5 EsL Requested. S10.3 5.0 Estimated 6.3 Estimated $10.2 Totals $16.2 Undelivered military aid, on order, in production or in the pipeline .vill thus be about 36 billion ns of July 1, 1953. The S5,9 biliion ve- p.-ied for next year includes M.I of direct military assistance and trick. Tiie rest \vas then easy. Declarer next led the' jnck of S!iel j cy winters plays a wlno with diamonds from the dummy, and an $n wardrobe in MGM's "Letter East hopped up with the ace of | prom the Pres i dent "-first charac- diamonds m order to lead a club, j South ruffed and led another diamond to knock out West's king. East eventuality pot one trump trick, but he could not defeat the contract. When the second round of trumps is led from * dummy. East's correct play is to put up the jack of trumps. South wins with the king, of course,; but now the contract Is easily tie- , featcd. | For example, suppose South continues with the nine of trumps, forcing out East's queen. East can ay down the ace of diamonds, con- nue with a diamond to the ki-?, and ruff the third rouml of di;s- iionds. This sets the contract easily and quickly. Even if East prefers not to lead diamonds, he will still set the contract. He simply returns a club,' making South ruff a second time. | If South now draws the last trump.] he must use, his own trump to do i so. I He can then take the hearts, but the defenders will win the last three tricks with two top diamonds years old a.s a wnrkine reality. Gen- ' $1.8 billion for defense support materials. John Chappie, the Wisconsin editor \\hu is nut 101 nil i>ie.su'.eiU of Fighters lor Mac Arthur, ha> fume tenth with another curious statement — i his lime iei;a; ding the withdrawal of President Tnm:;ui tiojii the inividential race. In Chi- t.;iu>. the AMIl,ind i \Vi>..» l»ie>,s ertiloviul chief h;ui this to .".;'.> "Ti i;in:ni .s a i ;noum•eiuciH means th;it the S'.iviet-tvacuiik; New Yurk banks in the shnri- dw.s behind I'lunmn n:ii.l Eisenhower think ihflt they h,uc alreiuh captured the Ticpub- luan l';irty for then kMiuhti.Ue, Eisenhower,' 1 Tlii« mi.aik tollows the line nf Ctupp;e"s ' >!HK Xrd" uUri:\ure A!let the Minne.sota pri- rruny -with Us s:iimtic;ui! \\riteMn vote tor Ike i: I str.cTiTly hope Ou- declared after that (11 mi ji^t r:\iian ot whom the people seem to want i Wisconsin umi Nebraska will make a briU'i >h<i\\ ;!:\; a£an;,st '.he pro-Soviet New York bunk ,-iowd behind, General Eisenhower." Sft-ir.j: ;i (:omm;e uiuloi every bed seems to be the fa\oi ue indoor -port of certain public Ili'uros in WiM-onsjn. but we'll bet both Wall S'.Uk'i ai;d Krd S^mur will L*e surpviseri to learn Hint thcy'ie .-uptrend to lie teamed up behind the ?,ei:eial Muvo major job «at '.he momenO is arming the West against Communist aggnvMon. —Arkansas Gft/xstfe the Doctor Says— Hy EDWIV I*. JORDAN, M- D. \\rittcn for NEA Service It i> s.ilcr tr> have a child iu>w | thou^li mothers 35 and over bear than evri bffmr. Thr- u,T;>vi-y;irds onlv a small proportion of all the nf even 7f> yi.u.v lu'.vi ot'!^n (UTiird children. abouJ one-fourth of nil pathetic m:n Uci s M\vi:u; -Di^tl in the de.ithf. from childbirth come Childbirth." N>'\v. this is ;\ rixnly. ft«>m this group. The posslbihtlcs thanks to the tilinn.--! c\itupl- n- ton- i of (mthtr improving the chances rjucvt of infection. imiMnvcd ,,..-li- ; nf ibt- older mothers is a challenge, odv of nvLtpmd i 1 .in 1 . ix'Hcr ph>>i- ' AlTlnni^h infections of mothers m-w .Lie now rare, there are several un- .-•olvt'd c.n^e.s of trouble, partictt- . n , J l.ivlv tiir toxemin.s of pregnancy • ;U -iy \VniLii srdl need lo be conquircd p. ( ,_ i{ ihv.iibnth i.- vo be inartc entirely n\ir- s -^'' '-•n' 11 ' this, too, con be mas- \ i-V- * ! ' r( 'd '- v <' mu^t remain unsatisfied (li.HKh childbirth is already cian traiiuuf 1 ;. di-> <ini<.s nsul rduc;\li*?n ^ li.i? Ix-fn and the ace of clubs. Spring has come, so the neighbors w h n borrowed the snow shovel and fireplace tongs will be bringing Uieni back and ask- Ingr io harrow a rake and spade. Just like intrr- natlonil aJTairs. except the bor- ' rowers don't seem to bring anything back to this country. \\ NEA j The 1 l;v.t K \v ytMis. lit the ! ISXilVs the f;i:np;"uci\ ayiiiii-t venuble deaths from child • he* \\.\s >i)-.'cd''d uo. Tn*"' em i of tlii 1 - I'jinp.iisn w.is on u>i i c.siH- u'.ir:;:--' ihr entHT p"-;v.' I rt:id .TH-i\v,iid- ;u;ii a i ;.i:;i ; 1 \\huh weir knowci to lx- ;M • able. I The d!>t"v t >iv of !h.' Mi!f;i il pi'iimlim only a few ck. so v.iln.ibli- (nf IIIK •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Don't Be Charitable At the Bridge Table By OSWALD JACOBY \Vrilten for NBA Service Bridge players a.s a group nrc highly charitable people, mid tlie American Contract Bridge League has tad great success with its nation-wide charity drive. When one of many charity tournaments was held in While Plains. New York, nil of the contestant.-; contributed handsomely to n good cause; nnd for good measure, many of them Vocalist J Ansv« EEi O O I I* 'f.' r Answer to Previous Puzzle PC ''' u h s.ift r than ever be tore. J5 Years Ago In Blytheyillc— HORIZONTAL 1,6 Radio vocalist 11 She has great 8 Rowing implements 9 Congress 10 Winter vehicle IZEnsnarer 13 Forest •creature 18 New Guinea port M.,:,.v. W:!liiims defeated W. W. ii-liiW-ij.-ri foMT.. i-.i-.; n ; ,ii :p( .; rr mid G. H. Orcav in Hie . hrlpcrt riioinunu-ly Br- ,,, IT for mayor l>y polliuc 585 vote?. Mr tlolipcicr an<i Mr. Grccr got 242 ^i:<1 IH. ro.-;:ci'lll-cly. .h'.;-o \Viiitr. John C. McHnney :ind F^ic5 !/Linsford were named .ilai'inirn iu the election. ,, C'VAtnlirr or Commerce President I'i-'.^ \,'-v. ••'''. '.'.,'•,.,';. »h,'h c - : '"-c "'il-on jet a go^l or 86.- iiiiVi in'r \"\ ••! in m- 'nil- \wr " f ° tc "' thc "'""P ln (hls year's ,!)(' >>v 'onr- l ,V:H, '•''•"• Jl mnr.bor.-hl,^ dj-uo. si.ilir i.^n'i croing to like the .- .imona rol-; m-us from Np*- llainpsirc (about r.d l^U w.\s cien l)\vii;ht t^cnho\vcr's prima- IA- \u-iorvi. •- Oov. Sherman '" r whl ' r »"'"-» Ail.im^. New Hampshire. 1 LIT Ijciit 1 ;il,- OL i rcent niip:ii\c- • • « n;rnts n))i« -,,\ in nil ns:c crimps. [ tlr unh the n^i-. i- ir.nthers \\-.\\f TI<M I You rnn'l mnke men honest by biiirnied <-M li-.i-i until ron-n:ly) puriua thom under civil service is \\VM\\ as tlie lounger ones. Al- I —Sen. Clyde Hoey lt>., N. CJ. NORTH *73 » AKJS * J 10 + Q7632 EAST HTST A 10 »K9643 #A8 *AKJ54 41098 SOL'TH (D) A AK9862 » QIC 5 » Q75I 4 None Neither side v\il. South \Ve.it North E»sl 1 A 2 * Double Pass 2 * Pass 4 A Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—4K ato contributed seicra) tricks to their opponents. In the hand shown today, (or example. East handed the game to South on the proverbial silver plat-' 13 Throw otl tracks 14 Reply I-i°' nner course 20 Moek 160bserve 21 Masculine 11 Drink made appellation with malt 22 Ancient 19 Standard (ab.) Roman toga 20 Goes 23 Continued 24 Muse of music story 27 Vomit 24 Lampreys 31 Ever {poet.) 32 Conditional release from prison 33 County in Georgia 3<Sinkiang lake 35 Outbuilding! 36 Soft shoe 37 Moral 39Winglike part 42 Roof flnial 43 Open (poet.) 46 She is a featured 49 Greater 52 All 53 Fixed looks 54 Solar disks 55 Emissary VERTICAL 1 Philippine Negritos 2 Narrow way 3 Otherwise 4 Novel 5 East northeast (ab.) (Small tumor 7 Table scrap 28Unmusical 41 Poker stake clang -S3 Hideous 29 Chloe (var.) monster 30 Mister (Ger.) 41 Hammer head 32 Writing 45 Formerly implements 47 strong drink . . 36 Small draught 48 Bitter vetch 25 Mormon state 38 At this place 50 Indonesian of • 26Ribbon (comb. 39On the ocean Mindanao lorm) 40Flu(T 51 Tatter 1!

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