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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVrLLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1952 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDR1CKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Mana«er Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wltmcr Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congreso, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or anj EUDiuban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles, »5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, 11.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And they said, What need w* any further witness? for v,f ourselves have heard of his own mouth.—1.uke 22:71. * * • We shall recover the true apostolic energy, and be endued with power from on high, ns the first disciples were, tilt we recover the lost faith.— Horace Bushnell. ' Barbs Too many people, says a ju^Jge, spend their time chasing rainbows. Well, It's a nice way to run Into a storm. * * * A shock restored an eastern man's voice. Loti of men accomplish the same merely by jetting a divorce. * * * An heiress recently was married to an officer ki the Marines. Even to the rich a steady Job Ls not to be sneezed at. + * * Well, about everybody contributed to the national tax ktttjr—at ao much ptirrl * • * Some foBc hesitate about telling their real age because they BO seldom set ft. Keep Off the Grass - You Paid For It Please, ,keep .off the gross! That old, familiar phrase once more is being pressed into use as weary gross growers attempt to establish their lawns this spring. Even Grass Grower (and County Judge) Faher White is having his troubles. After having his men do excellent face-lifting jobs on the Blytheville and Osceola court house lawns, Judge White is finding that the lax-pnyers who own ,the ground won't keep off their own grass. Let's make our court houses loo'ic as they appear on the colored postcards (where the grass, thanks to nn artist's brush, is always green) by cooperating and using walkways. And while we're at it, be mindful of efforts of other grass growers. They are a hardy lot and have grown accustomed to abuse over the years, but they need convincing occasionally that their efforts are appreciated. So encourage the grass growers, and enjoy tiie benefits of more attractive communities. . . . Keep Off the Grass! Early Release of Convictec Criminals Is Puzzling The Arkansas Federation of Woman's Clubs, meeting recently in Little Rock, took cognizance of a situation which has long been a painful one to politician and citizen alike. The group drafted a resolution condemning release of criminals before expiration of their terms. Governor McMath has been rather lenient of late in granting furloughs to men whom various judges and juries thought dangerous enough to be put away for safekeeping. Law enforcement officials in many states have bemoaned the fact that a great part of their job is ferreting out criminals who have been convicted one or more times. And of course there are those who say that the parole and furlough systems are necessary to return these men to active duty as civilians. But unless we've been laboring under a serious misapprehension for years, murder, rape, assault with intent to kill and other disregard for a neighbor's person and property constitute heinous violations of the prime laws of God and man. Just why persons who violate these tows think they should have clemency ten't quite clear. The reason for turning these criminals loose to pursue their fiendish careers in our society probably will remain even more obscure , , . even •with u election coming up. 3 o!itical Campaigns Will Be Devoid of Tax-CutPromises No matter who occupies the White House next January, we are not likely to enjoy any early reduction in (axes. From the most conservative to the roost liberal candidate for President, we are hearing pessimism on that score. Senator Russell of Georgia, newest entry in the presidential lists, is also the latest to discourage hope of a speedy tax cut. He docs see some chance of a material slash in the budget, but believes tax relief must be deferred until at least 1955. Neither President Truman nor any of the other Democratic hopefuls talks of easing taxes. Their emphasis is on the burdens facing government. On the Republican side, General Eisenhower's specific views on taxes are not known. It may be fairly assumed . from his general economic philosophy that he would favor reduction when it is practical. But he is a strong backer of foreign aid and rearmament, the two heaviest drains on the federal treasury; hence he is unlikely to consider as "practical" any tax trimming that would endanger those programs. Senator Taft advocates tax cutting in his primary stumping tours. But he is trying to make it thoroughly understood that he does not pretend this goal could be quickly achieved. To questioners he declares the first order of business is to chop expenses, since they currently outrun revenues by several billions. Taft sees no point in a tax reduction until government outlays are below present receipts. He does not predict when this might be accomplished, but rather loaves the door open on the possibility that the job might consume a couple of years. The American citizen thus should realize that he will not be voting for immediate tax cuts this fall. At the very most, he can cast his ballot for reduced government expenditures. That is all Rtiy major candidate is promising as a starter. Even if n presidential contender should pledge himself to slash taxes right off, he probably would be forced by the sober responsibilities of White House power to abandon the plan. To move to pare revenues while they are well behind expenses would be a foolhardy gesture. It would push the government into heavy borrowing to make up a deepening deficit, and thereby drive the national debt higher than ever. Somewhere there must be"a limit to this kind of practice, even in the United States. Most politicians are reluctant to strain the country's credit to find that limit. So file away those dreams of prompt tax relief. For quite a while you'll be working for the government — unofficially—for more days a week than you care to contemplate. Views of Others SO THEY SAY The Only Real Germ in the 'Germ War' Peter Edson's Washington Column — 'Stretch-Out 3 Production Plan Calls for 900 Aircraft Monthly WASHINGTON (NEA) — U. S, military aircraft production Is now over 135 planes n week. This fact can now be revealed from state 1 merits by two top defense officinls. Roswell b. Gilpnlrick, undersecretary of the Air Force, reveals that peak U. S. plane production will be 1300 planes a inonlh, Charles E. Wilson, former director of the Office of Defense Mobilization, revealed that production In Pel>- ruary w as 60 per cent of the r Eil son But whether the Russians | S26.000 to $179,000 each. have to shut down their In bombers, the B-17 of Wor ment. w oi] Id present production nnd retool for mass production of newer designs j is not known. : ,In contrast to the Russian program, the U. S. is holding bnck on some current models in order to yet newer and better planes into production. This puts U. S. Air Force and Naval Aviation at a disadvantage for tfce present. The hope is that within a year, when peak production is reached, or by the end of the present program in 1954, the U. S. will have the advantage of planes as much superior to the new Russian models as the F-85 Sabrejet is super- Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD (NEA) Exclu- vely Yours: Joan Fontaine, who umped from being OUvia de Kav- Ifind's eager - braver kid - sister o big-time stardom when she ,ade "Rebecca" for David O. elznick in 1940, is admitting that he'd swap her next six pictures or the chance to star in Daphne >u Afaurfcr's new best-seller, "My ousin Rachel." "Finding great women's roles is ough," who wed Joan. "The stor- simply aren't lieiii;/ written. t's easier for me to Ho a 'IIe- Cabre and Paulette Goddard met in Spain during the making of "Babes in Bagdad," but failed to ignite. The bullfighter poet penned verses to a bit player in t h e cast. A movie queen and Director Richard Thorpe were talking about another actress. Thorpe enthused: "When she's made up and in an evening gown she looks like another Gardner." '•'Yeah." sneered the rival, "all she needs is a lawn mower." * • * Teresa Wright's unhappy. Her coca' or a 'Letter From an Un- Broadway-bound play, "Salt of the nnwn Woman' than to play an (Earth," folded in Boston. ngcmie or a girl who sits on aj It's a stalemate between John iano hen oh while somebody slugs i Derek and Columbia in their o her." I squabble. John wants bigger and * ' ' be tier roles — the studio wants Paramount's denying a rumor [him to sign a new contract be/ore hat it's planned "Roman Holiday" j tlie plums are tossed his way. 11 be withheld from release In * • » England. The story is about a rlncess who gels to Rome a n d vants to give up her royal rights when she falls in love with a young American. * * • Producer Bob Welch's denying hat the censors played havoc with 'Son of Paleface." He told me: 'They didn't cut a line or a scene. All they said was, 'Oh, boy!'". « • » Zsa Zsa Gabor's zippy words about a feminine adventuress ~three-part story published in a confession magazine five years ago under the title, "Every Man For Herself" — may go before :he cameras as a starring film for the HungariEin pepper pot. v Miss Double Z admits there's :alk of filming her yarn," written collaboration, but she denies she was the inspiration for the heroine or that her story was a true confession. -She told me: "My heroine was bad, bad girl. I'm a good girl Really!" The casting search for an actor to p]ay Eddie Cantor In his Warner film biography has narrowed down to two unknowns. The role of Kddie's grandmother in the film, by the way will he bigger than Ida's part. planned peak. 1 ior to the MIU-l;i today. "Jliis would be 540 planes a month. At the end of 1951 the rote w a s around 480 a month. This is of course a calculated risk. If World War III should break out tomorrow, present U. S. air- This new production goal of 900 crast production policy would be plnues a month takes into account proven short-sighted, the "stretch-out of defense rearm- We Don't Need Visitors From Interstellar Space Don't laugh at flying saucer stories. The Air Force now gives them die benefit ol the doubt. Life magazine reports that the mysterious ob- Jfct.s in the pky which have been worrying us for several yours nre under serious study by intelligence officers and that military aircraft nre expected to chnse them down if pebble. The saucers are recurring phenomena. They have been sighted by civilians and military men. People on the ground have seen them, nnd pilot.s have described strange shapes find lights that streaked n cross the heavens. The world Is full of cranks, and (he first reaction to reports ot these monstrous discs, cylinders, and other geometrical shapes was one of suspicion and humor. But a5 more nnd more recurrences were reported by Indisputably reliable persons the climate chanted, Photographs have been made of the visitor3. Examinations .showed they were not faked. Science has applied fill known rules, and found no amwcr. Thf Hods have been blamed, but apparently are not guilty. There remains the supposition that the earth Is brine cased by creatures from another planet, obviously of hiejh Inulliccnc*. Maybe a good look will discourage them and they'll go away. —Atlanta Journal nment to four years instead of three. The original goal was 1250 planes a month. The flOO-n-month figure is on one- .shift production for nil presently- pJnnneri aircraft manufacturing facilities. By stepping up operation to two or three shifts, as in war-time, production could be doubled or tripled. * * * KUSSIAN A1KCHAFT production is now variously estimated at 1000 to 1800 planes a month, or up to double U. S. output. One reason given for higher Russian production is that the Soviet has frozen its design and turned lo mass production of existing models — basically the MIG-I5 Jet interceptor. IN AUDITION to present one- shift aircraft production operation, U. S. plane output is much lower than World W a r II because of greater complexity of new plane^n. On a typical weight today is fighter, the totp.l 14.000 pounds ns War II weighed about 53,0' pounds. It cost $402,000, The Bo ing B-47 bomber weighs 181,0 pounds and costs $3,476,000. Po w e r of the ne \ver pi n ue eight times "greater. Speed j bomb load are two-and-a-half times greater. Combat radius is double. Yet the new plane operates ivilh a crew of three men, as compared to eight on a B-17. + » • ELECTRONIC gear — radar, rocket-firing a n d navigational equipment — have added greatly to complexity, cost and production lime ou the newer aircraft. A typical fighter in the last war had 515 electrical wires, as compared to 5500 no\v. This gear adds £77,000 to the cost of the finished plane. While the stretch-out of the defense production program has relieved some of the shortages and bottlenecks in the aircraft industry, not all problems have been solved. A rim. DeWilt C. Ramsey, head of the Aircraft Industries Association, says delivery lime on machine tools Is still six to 18 months. And some critical ma- Jack Paar's saying that Hum phrey Eogart wouldn't have won that Oscar if they had counted the 5000 write-in votes for Genera Eisenhower, * * • Danielle La Mar, a blonde Faris songstress, hops lo Hollywooc from Vegas for a film tes after her customer-wowing stint n the El Rancho Vegas. . . . Marii It missed making headlines, but Gloria Swan.son was trapped in a burning car the other night and escaped in the nick of time. With Producer Edward Al person, her mother and a companion, Virginia itubbs, Gloria was driving back 'ram a sneak, preview of her new movie, "Three For Bedroom C," vhen the rented limousine caught ire. The windows of the firey car were smashed just in time. Assignment of Jack Cole as dance director on Fox's "T h e farmer Takes A Wife," is a vic- .ory for Betty Grable. It's Betty's claim that her 1951 squabble with the studio and her long suspension came about because she in- sisied that Co)e rjo the choreography on "Meet Me After the Show" in the face of high-brass arguments that he was too expensive. It cot|ld happen only in Hollywood : There's a stationary ship on fhe set of "Yankee Buccaneer" at Ul but on the screen the ship will seem to roll and pitch in approved at-sea fashion. The secret: A painted canvas sky In the background moves up and down nn rollers, "and actors sway from side to sirte on rue from two red lights which blink on and off Just outside of camera range. against 0500 pounds for World War II pianes. Maximum power today is over 10,000 horsepower thrust, ?i,s ngninst an equivalent of 1500 horsepower thrust for a World War II propeller-driven plane, Maximum speed of today's planes is, over 600-700 miles an hour as compared with -100-500 in World War IT Maximum altitudes are over 45.000 feet today, as It is known that the Russians | against 35,000 feet in World War have other nircraft — Inter a n d; II. better models — under develop-j Cost of fighters has risen from tenals are still in short supply. The manpower shortage has been eased somewhat by the stretch-out, but there still aren't enough engineers and technical experts. Engineering Lime on a new plane is over a million man-hours, as compared with about 42,000 on a typical World War n plane. the end of 1952, however, predicts the U. S. aircraft be the nation's big- clubs. He let the opponents win the frist two diamond tricks and took the third trick with dummy's of diamonds. He then, entered hi-s hand with the ace of clubs and! led a low spade towards dummy. West naturally played low and declarer finessed dummy's ten. As expected. East won the trick: East returned the queen of spades, and South won with the ace. Declarer then led a Law heart towards dummy. Once more West, played, low, for the best of reasons. Once mere dummyV» ten was finessed, and again East pcctcd to just out for information. When South now took his top cards in hearts and spades he discovered that West hand began with o nly two he arts and on ly two spades. He knew from the play ol the first- three tricks that West had started with five diamonds 75 Years Ago In BiytheviUe — ville was elected recording secretary of the state PEO organization which has concluded, a meeting in Blytheville. Toin Mix nnd his three-ring circus are coming to Blytheville next week. School children will be allowed to miss half a day to sec the circus. Law enforcement officials Issupd warning today that pinball machines will not be tolerated in Mississippi County, By A.I.A industry gest, with 750,000 employes. This compares with two million on the job at the peak of World War II. the Doctor Says — N P. JORDAN* M. D. Written for NEA Service Almost anything we do can rr- ] Q— Can the heartbeats of an un- sult in trouble for somn people.! born child chance much when tak- pvcn though mo>t others can rioiei! fit riiffrrnnt times? Reader. the snmn thing uuhnut difficulty.^ A— As n rule, the heartbeats of Q-Recently I used a color rinse ,in unborn rhilri slay more or less the same for thnt parlirutar eMlrt. delivery, however, the nf tlir infant *re care- ) u r I n . hrarthr i fully o erved since wnfavor- on my hnir for crny hair. After usjnt: a.s directed, my sralp storied burning so badly that I had to wash my hair with soap nnd wa-- ter lo remove the tint, In B few days my Tirnrt st artecl breakinc out all over nnd itching. T am losing my hair by the handful. What do you think was wrouif? Subscriber, A — There ivas evidently wimc In the rlnsf used to which yon were extremely sensitive. The result described can ho considered ,i rftrmatilis or edema, and you - . should, at all costs, avoid using the j Hr>n which Is causing pain, same nenln. or any other until your skin has bern Ustcfl for Q T have a friend who received It. The carp of a skin specialist Is .^rvmiri and third decree burns ndicalcd. j nearly two years ago and Isn't * * * i rd yet.. What could be done to heal Q Ts It true that the complexion' Tll ™i. nr 1* 'his natural? M. P. ! .iWe eh'incr m.iy serve as a reason for hastening HIP birth. Q -is penicillin a sedative, and I rine,-; ft ense pain? Mrs. D. M. A — Penicillin Is an antibiotic uhrh opposes the action of certain kinds nf germs. II Is not a sedative, • and ilocs not relieve pain, insofar a* it miy attack an Infec- We must vindicate the principles of Jacksonian Democracy to ... remain a government devoted to the people.—Sen. Este. 1 ; Ketnxiver (D., Term.). * * * I am as certain 35 one can be of any thing in this life that the American people will reject anyone, whoever hp, may be. who would turn back the clocks-Sen. Blair Wood* OX, has H tendency to become darker from the use of coffee? Mrs M. B. A—This Is nn extraordinary Idea, anil Is surely unlrue, Q — Please tell me If it !:= un- heathy to ess for heating If one has a flue to carry off the fumes. A—Thrrr hare been wmf $erictus accident* from defective sa\ healers which riid not carry off the fuinps, hul as Icme as these funirs are removrd from the atmosphere which people nrcathe, there Is no hArm Involvd. won- South hadn't ex- the trick; he was This accounted for only nine cards of the west hanci, and the other four were bound to be clubs. Hence South could safely win the second club trick with the kin^ [ in his owri hand and crnttnue by finessing through West's jack. I Aunt Molly Harms worth snorted in dJsirust when she h card some n F the y ounper women complaining that they couldn't get new East«r dresses because of high prices. She said she remembered: when she had to co without a ne.w dress because her late beloved husband's troUcr needed a new blanket > JACOBY ON BRIDGE Lead Opponents Into Many Traps B.v OSWALD JACOBY Written ror NEA Service South neprirti four oHib (ricks to mnke his contract of three no- tnimp. He could be .sure of four chibs against any dbtribution if he could only gjjp.w R-hJch opponent was long in the suit. Tt was .safe to win the first chib trick with the ace. If he then took Equine Experiment Answer to Previous Puzzle lonc-unhealrdi burns thh sort the posslhillty of skin RraftiTif win have lo he considered » • * Q AVhat can cause my eyelids and ankles to swell? T have had trouble with bnd) nnrl wonder what kind o-f tests T should take to find i out Miv K i A—The moirt prrtbaMe, canse^* are j kltlncT di^pasf 1 or heart disease. Yon I shrmM EO at oner lo a physician I nnrl have ihnrnuch tpst^ "f fie i rtecrl. your physical condition NORTH AK 106 VK 102 » A84 + Q984 WEST V86 »K10732 + J873 *2 SOUTH (D) * A73 V A74 » J9S * AK 105 Neither side vol. South West North 1N.T. Pars SN.T. Pa*! Pass Opening \esd — t 3 EAST AQJ9 »Q J953 Eisl Pass the second club trick with the HORIZONTAL 51 Withers 1 Popular 52 Turn outward equine VERTICAL 6 Females of (he I Wishes species are 2 Makes a speech 11 Mountain 3 Feel nymphs displeasure at 13 Reiterate 4 Perched U Pale-colored 5 English 15 Landed statesman property 6 Disorder 16 Summer (Fr.) 7 Qualified 17 Backs of necks g Motive ISWeifihtof 9 Diners India 20 Dfspalch 22 Riders use a under their saddles 23Ne« 24 This animal its feet 26 Plays on words 27 Born 28 Oriental porgy 29 Arrival (ab.) 30 Birthday of s s A 1 T re S.H G A E — R e 'A E V, A A N $> T" v e E T y 'A LO G y L ' A <3 E S ^ £(T ITIS W A f= T = M •y ^ |^ O TZ _ E= A S T H r e E R|rA E S N A T I C? 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When the hand sxas, played, much informs. ary p: es=.urc.— m. i- < . ner Joy, "chief detegat* to truce tlon as possible before committing l UUu. hln" v *Ufc » Mooed »ouxui of thoroughbreds Is January 1st 31 Fixed routine 33 A is used by riders of these equtnes 36 At this place 37 Loiter 38 Seasoning 40 Miss Gardner 41 Stormed 43 Sailor 44 Profited 46 Powerful explosive 48 Sags 49 Island in New

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