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WE BLtTHEVJLLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINKS. Publisher HARRV A, HAINES. Assistant Publisher A. A, FREDIUCKSON, Kdltnr • PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wltmer Co,, New YorJt, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blylhevtlle. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the cltv of Blythpville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.flO per year, $2,50 for six months, f 1.25 lor three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And hfrehy we do know that we know him If we ke*p his commandmr-nls. — I John 2:3. * * i* It Is not given to our weak intellects to understand the steps of Providence as they occur: We comprehend them only as we look back upon them In the lar-distant past. — George McClcllan. Barbs The man who went to school w-ith a slate and fpoonse has a son who needs ten dollars worth of notebooks. • • t With woman havin/t such r<|ii»l rlehts, how do they know ithclfirr lo kiss or shake hands? * • * It's Junny how so ninny popular songs can be murdered without being Jellied. • • • , Some men work hard to jaie their monc5' so th«.r c».n retire, play co!f and have as much fun u their caddies. * ' • * What are the school kids kicking about.? Mother has to do homework nil day long! Bell's Refusal to Debate ,'Rate Cas^ Is Surprising Refusal on the part of Southwestern Bell Telephone to air the issues of its "rate increase, via a 1 rtebnte with rlisscnt- ing parties came to us as a surprise. Bell officials gave as their reason the fact that they do nol wish "to try the case through the newspapers or over the air." This, from Bell, rloos not make a lol of sense. In 1950, this same campany took advantage of advertising media to tell the people of Arkansas just why tlie company was clue a rate increase at tliat time. However, it is our understanding that at that time, the company was per- mittee) to chnrge this advertisinjf to actual-operating expense. Then, the company .seemingly had no qualms about "trying the case through . the columns of the newspaper." Now however, Public Service Commission has ruled that such advertising will not be allowed as an operating expense. SB the picture changes . If Southwestern Bell is operating under a financial hardship, it should certainly have whatever rate increase it would take to make its Arkansas operation 'show a legal anl reasonable profit. If such is the case, sve fail to see how open debate of the r,ate question can hurt, the company's cause. Big Three Won't Be Misled By Red Aim to Unify Reich The Western Big Tlivee — Lhe United States, France and Britain — luive once again made it clear lo Russia that they cio not iiitniirl to be misled into selling West Germany down (lie river. By firmly rejecting Moscow's proposal that the German unification problem be considered at a four-powrr parley in October, the western capitals have now left the ne.xt move plainly tip to the Russians. For more than a year now, the roadblock to the German unification movement lias been the question of free elections. The \\Vst lias insisted that no unification talks can lie held until plans have been worked out to permit the East and West Germans freoly to elect a unified government. Agreeing to unification without prior assurances that such elections would not be interfered with by any outside power, argue the Big Three, would quickly result in Red dominance of East German polling and make the ne\v #oveni- ment overwhelmingly Communist. Moscow has agreed to the free elections point in principle anc! says it is now willing to bow to liig Three de- mands that a commission be created to work out the details. But it has insisted that such a commission should be composed entirely of Germans, or of members of the Big Four, and that it should not be set up until after the uni- fidition agreement. The West has turned down this proposal flatly, claiming that any commission made up of Germans or of representatives of the Kit; Four could not be impiU'iial. They suggest, instead, that an unltiHsed investiKatkm be conducted by dis-interesteil L'X members. The western capitals have little faith in Soviet assurances that free elections «m be held in the Ked-dominated Kast German seelur without impartial supervision and have bluntly s«id so. It has been kurnuii "by hard experience in recent years," said their most recent note to .Moscow, "that terms such as 'free elections' have one meaning in common parlance and another in t'h e official Soviet vocabulary." Bin Three observers interpret the Russian interest in an immediate unification conference us an attempt to divert West German attention from the cementing of its ne iv tics with the Kuro- l)««n defense community. This fall, the Bonn Kepr.il.lic must ratify the six-power Western European scheme for forming a single defense force and must also act on the new aj- raiiBonlenls that have been drawn tip with the West to restore it to near sov- ereignly and freedom. JJy holding up the (wit of an independent and neutral Germany, thus wooing Germans who yearn for national unity, as well as the Western Europeans who fear Germany and hope that a settlement could relieve world tension, the Soviet apparently hopes to disrupt these arrangements. Certainly it is clear that Moscow's aims for a unified Reich are not motivated solely by the high ideals to which • it gives lip service. Otherwise, there could be little justification for its stand on the free-election issue. And the West is working in the hest interest of the German people, as well as for its own benefit by refusing to be fooled. Views of Others Why Bother To 3 lay The Game Just \vliy eta the collog? boys still bother to play football? Why all tlie t^ted ankles the charlcyhorsrs and the sore barks? Why hit the tocUing dummy an d push ,he chafing machine until long after dark? H all wcms so pointlr.« •.vhcn tl,= magazines have got everything wttlcd long before the first referee blows his «h ls ,l<, „,„,- mc fj ,. st kick _ o(t ETOS sailing through the bright, svlncy nulumn air. Ntst 10 our typewntcr _ , in d on the ne*s- stanrts for that matte, - ,., ., , Lst n/ ,„-,.,. flrt . t 20 collegiate football teams, an ri ,„ numerical order. too. The aeon's AH-Amrma !«,„, has already been chosen, shucks, the writer, must have settled it all .while the uhyer.s >vere still swlrnmms or mhing or ]aym g nri cV^ or tendin blast furnaces. With evern!,|n R ncaiiy in , he ba be ore the end of ,, lmmpr . collpge lrMsurm Hghlon their f lna ,,clr,l worrics by dispensing with » lot of athletic scholarships. Allrt the athlete., might crack . book „„ Saturday afternoon to R ct heir week-end nudyin, on, „[ the way earlv Or •hey m;R h, take a co-cd tor . ,, 1!t arountj lhe »mp - very nueo, a S a,,,r< ia y afternoon, -hen the s , *. re tnrnin, „„ nnrt ,.„„,„„„ 5,,rKv. there s no sense in c .,i llc „,,, ,„ dic ,„,. old . 'BLYTnEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS s , —St. Lom.s Post-Dispatch. SO THEY SAY We dwell i,, an atmosphere of I,-., r anrt hvMeru "»<• « « silly for us to be tar c ,« r; , cd , r '„ „„ promote the undcrManclln e thr,, US ho»t the vvoild thM «-ilt brin* peace. _ OOP preside,,,,^ cand,- oale Dnifht D. Eisenhower. * * t If * similar event ,3 prudential Ir.nnsnra- t:on. nne ,o be advenuo.l and held in Korth ^"c.i. rir. siire that , hc 31h Alr Fo .. E Uy . would have Insisted on unending the affair - Gen. otto P. Weylatiri. UN Tar East Air Force Comma ncirr. Thf most important fh!n ? f irarr.ed ( at the truce t*!.Vs, fa that «, are rtrMms w.th common criminal. Wrienever the end Just.fies the means, they uw nlnilnal methods _ Former " CC " rE " Ua: " r M '^- (; «'- William K. I bri.eve their n.omens, hearw anrt minds turn in the direr lion of pcscf. f.trness and Justic, in the wortd. and on the condition, under *h'cr. s permanent pe«e can bo established. - GOP pieslrtentitl nominee Dwighl D. Eisenhower. FltlBAT, OCT. 8. 193J Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD -(NBA)— Hollywood and Grapevine: Hollywood biggies who attended that farewell party for Olarlfe Chaplin vow that he smellcd .trouble ahead in leaving the U.S. Chaplin addressed the Kaihenng on his lack of patriotism for this or any other country and added: "Home is where I hang my hat. But I must say that this.time I am overcome with sadness at leaving the place where I have hung my hat for sr> long " Strikes us that Chaplin hung himself instead of his hat this time. Although MG is suing Mario Lanza for wrecking "The Student Prince"—which hn.s been shelved solved. Mario can still report to —his contract has not been dissolved. Mario can still report to the studio and demand work plus. pay. Meanwhile, the word's leaked out that it was Betty Lanza's doctors u-ho ordered Mario to leave the house. At any rate. Mrs. Lanza Pcfer ft/son's Washington Column Storm Signal—Marines Again Refuse McCarthy a Colonelcy W A QUTMri'rrs'fcf /T.TI-, . » _ * . WASHINGTON -fNEA) -Sen. Joseph R. 'McCarthy of Wisconsin was recently turned down for promotion from major to lieutenant colonel in (he Marine Corps reserve, and there's a major typhoon brewing as a result. A Marine Corps selection board headed by Bri ? .Gen. John c. McQueen was convened In August to consider these promotions. The Board approved 3S1 IfacFVC- iJiaJ- to General Tclcr Eiison Dnn Topping. Carlhys n ame Senator Mc*ns omitted. This is the second time the Wisconsin senator's name has been passed. One of his principal troubles is that his "fitness report " which is „ military record and efficiency rating, bears lhe telltale letters "P.T." This is lhe designation which all u. s. armed services use to indicate "poiilical interference" in connection with pnv matter. ' " Senator McCarthy — K M nr jnp - np captain at the time— was allowed is Marine Corps Director of Public Information, is now announced for the first time as follows: Colonels AngeJo J. Cincotte, Robert E Mac- Farlande, Katharine A. Towle Richard G. Wcede, Winslow H! Randolph, Jr., George A. Brace, William J. Burrows, Given C. Ross Albert Creal, James A. Embry[ Jr.. and Charles J. Quilter. Other than releasing these names, the .Marine Corps Is saying only, "The deliberations of selection boards in the. Marine Corps HIU considered confidential. H feels that tlie confidential nature of its selection system should be maintained." This Is the detailed allowance of what senators get for the expense of running their office's: In addition to salary, $2500 tax- free, personal expenses. Transportation Jo and from home at 20 cents a mile for two round trips a year. For stationery, s.800 a year For airmail and speclal-delivery postage, in addition to free "franking" ..;« basic, figures are said to be who meaningless, however, because subsequent cost-of-living increases approved by Congress inflate the fiBures by 25 to 40 per cent. What this amounts to for one of the bigger states is that the senators may have 15 to 20 office employes and an annual payroll of up to S65.00S. John t,. Lewis probably won't take rmy direct part in the political campaign until after the United Mine Workers' Convention at Cincinnati in October. After that he's booked for two speeches In West Virginia. " * The miners' boss is primarily Interested there in the u. s s^na- torinl and the gubernatorial races. Ho will support the incumbent Sen Harley M. Kilgore who is btin» opposed by ex-Republican Sen. Chapman W. Revercomb. Lewis will also support Democratic. ex- State Attorney Genera! W. C Marland over Republican ex-Sen. Rush Holt for governor. In these speeches Lewis will un- To Marilyn Monroe—who else? - Rocs the Number One spot in .Motion Picture Herald's I2th annual Stars of Tomorrow poll ,,f America's motion picture theater owners. Debbie Rcvnolds Marge and Gower Champion and Mitzl G nor were runners-up. Two temporary bachelors were exchanging their woes at Bob Dal• " wife is spending (he ing two throat operations, is bv no means permanent Doctors surg e er l y W *" She '" nee<1 > e ««"° For a fellow who visited the studio only twice during , h T four years he owned it. Howard Hughes did all right. His I?KO profit after selling out to a syndicate headed by Ralph stolkln, was 52 million cornet.'"" ° WnS Jane *•»•»•; Sick Of It All The James Masons, the Stewart Grangers and the Ronald Colmans are clnm-ups on the subject of the latest blast at Hollywood stars bv British Actors' Equity, hut David Niven, a British subject, doesn't mince words in yelling "F or shame!" Boiling over charges from London that such Yankee Doodle Dandles as Alan Larid. Joel McCrea Rock Hudson and Jeffrey Hunter are taking movie jobs away from British stars, Niven told me- The statements and actions ot British Equity are unforgivable. If it were a case of 500 American • chorus girls replacing 500 British chorus girls, It wmild be different. But the truth is lhat there would be very little film production in London at all without the American companies that go "over For every three or four Hollywood names. 400 British actors are used as extras. Yet American actors arc pilloried. I'm sick of these tons. "My .^ c .,„,„. attacks." •V. ith me." said the other, "it's slightly different. My wife is The dav ln « P™e of haircuts spending in Las Vegas this sea-!"'"' 5 "PP«i to 91.50 in Hollywood Paul Henreid reported for work son.' Cnltl Snap It's eyebrow-lifting, but newly, weds Michael Wilding and Liv, Taylor are scrapping like old married folks. In public yet. Ginger Ropers- insisted on changing the ending of her new Paramount starrer, "Forever Female," from a tragic to an every-body''s happy climax. And the moan around the studio is that Ginger is cheating hersel'f out of an Oscar nomination by the switch. It's the story of an aging- stace actress who insists on playing girlish roles c^ e • r , and finally has to step aside for Dormer tnemies freed a younger cmoter. P** \/,' M «_.. rw/«. • on i a barber shop set of the 125 A.D. vintage In "Siren of Bagdad" at Columbia. A sign, reading, 'Haircuts and Blood-letting" caught his eye. "Ah," said Henreid, haven't changed s bit." "barbers If Tony Curtis learns all of Ho\i- dlni's tricks for "Houdini," he'll be K sensation at Hollywood parties. Koudini could sit in a chair and tie knots with his toes. Pal Wymore's father is planning a luxury western motel not far from Flynn's Inn (Errol's project) at booming Afrple Valler. .\roro- proof that the Plynn-Wymore mar riage is solid. It was a wrangle with her relatives that made nilins,' Hattie McDaniel decide to enter the Motion Picture Country Home. Betty Button's recovery, follow- , r -nce telephone | comes out lor n Ste ls of five minutes each and 250 body will be surprised local calls ' ' ies h lni Stevenson no- month. A and xvTs"«.u-t rf"" ',n' """ "-"""; isiiui;s wiui populations 'of more', De '"' )CI!U -' ! Puiied a kind of mean and was elected in 194B. than six million. These telephone ' """"^ Eise '*<>»-er'5 whistle- Senator McCarthy was in U. S. \ ™" telegraph allowances have! Th° P ',"" lhr °" Sb West ^inia. Naval Hospital, Betliesda. Md.,| b een supplemented by an extra I " l paid newspaper art- appropriation which r/ves the av-1 vertl -""B '" a few places, welcom- whcn he . , that he had been passed for promotion. Though the names of members of selection boards are usually announced in advance, in this instance they were not. The Doartl was nsked to reconsider McCarthy, but caroe up with the same decision. i'1't't V'|TJ JIM.LLHL M men f/ VGs Infi a V ' • t-•*•*-!..-^. w C.-ILUIH- ernge .senator 5105 a year more. ,'u g Republican candidate to . Allowance.? lor secretarial help vary accordins to the population of the senator's state. For under three million, the basic allowance is S39.- the state in big type. Then In smaller iype below, they asked him how and why he was supporting some of the GOP congressional candidates. The ads were id the "e , allowance is . . mi "' 0n ' as "ntributed and paid fo by S«.C80. Democratic or pnn i z ntions. Sunday School Lesson — «J W. E. Oilroy, I), t). Written for NKA Service It was an ancient saying, "All roads lead to Rome " In the world ol rr-lision and the Bible all roads Irad to and fmnt In tlie Gosjiel Mory of the romina and teaching ot Jesus Is the climax of Old Tcst.imrnt hope, prophecy, and lrj»r''-ii)2. The emphasi-; upon richtcousnesi and sooiil •ii-.lice. tin conception of cod's mercy, the vision of a worldwide rciieion in whirh. throMCh Israel ns a chosen and iTMionMve nation, all nations were to he bits! c Prc I^Riah 2i2-4. .ir.d m.my other |iasf:icrsi all these nnd mnr.v other aswits of OM Testament Relirt'ou fount! thr-.r er,- forcement in the life anil trr\,-hin2 of the Onr who s.iid that He had not come to dr-strny. but to f.ilfil. What Jesus did in the fulfilment of that rclicious heritage, which as a Jew was His own. was emph.isiwd in His narables. Rrliaioiis truth had never fojind s:;cli clear, simple, and kern lJI>?straliPn and in'rrprrta- tion. And a remr.rkublc t'tii;-.™ is Die universality of those storied exemplifications of truth. Tho'ich ;•.; | brought'lnto Paul's life and rclicion something that hart no hr/n h°re j before. The Thirteenth of nVc n ; rlntlinns. the chapter of love wept ! for part, of the -Sermnn on the ! M °" nl ' " nrt somc of thp P"!"'!" of ! Jrsiis. seems to me the creatrst ser i mou ever written " ' j The lite of Tolstoy, alrcadv world i famous as a novelist vvas'trr-- ] forn.cd into n nnv glory as he dis- ; covered the Gospels" and cave them i emphasis in such beautiful stories • a.s. -Where Love is There God Is '• land such penttrat'ive appllration^ i as in surh 'stories as "if You N™ • icct the Little Fire. You Cannot p~; ; Out (the Ore.lt One" The Oo;o-ls • vo.rW f»nsfo r ni even- life o'' (wi. who would concentrate ori "the • cre.-itc.st story ever told" of "the greatest ilfe ever li-ed" ter on. In fact. South planned the whole hand before he played to the first trick. It wasn't a bad plan, either t and he should have stuck to it. He took the ace of hearts, cnsiicii : (lie ace of diamonds, ruffed a <tta- ( monri in dummy, got hack m his ;hand with the ace of clubs, ruffed j another diamond m dummy and then discarded his rcmxmina heart on dummy's kins of clubs. So far JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD .r.vronv Written for -VKA Srrvlre fo place, and climale. nnd arc every-"Change Game Play vvhern applicable as much as when they were [irst uttered to ihr- com- pair " f "ines led to Smith's mc-n people wlio "heard Him glad- ! dmvnfa11 in tho h;inrt shown to- ly." I "'V. It was a bi iitse hand, not S.-iint P.ml. lik-o his Master. w.i< ' r1 cr>n:e °'' )"*". so vou \voiilria'; an inlieritor of all the truth ,ind , rxpcrl n l wlr ll( nines to inrim clnw of Israel in the Law and the : . " 11!rh - To lctl "K 1 tiuth. South alsn Prophcfs, A devout Jew trained M:' h 3S' to 1'l^S" the hand bartly. tho frrt o! Onm.ilir!. he rcmainerl Tllr bidriins was vpry (me. and a Jew tlimmh also he became a j"« -'lim rwnraci was a very uorw) ChtiMi.ui i:i r -lvine in T!ie advantage' ( " lp ' ^ u ' 1 -he bioditifr pract-,cally of the .lew (o ohom. he said. Iiad ; screamed for a heart opcnins lend been rommittcd the orncJes of Ood '• so ^'est rirrrp;A(lv opened the (Rom:*n> 3:1-2'. j nine of hearts. Yet. thoueh he hart lived In all j Suiith saw no reason to take th» eoori consfleniv in ',,ls pro-Chris-|'ir.essc. Instead he planned to take tlan zeal and ne\otion, the Gaff's '• the acr of hearts zng ;„ discird »nd the knowledge of. Jesus Christjhia remaining heart oo a club It- WEST A 9 V K 10!»t! 5 2 » K J 107 A 63 NORTH 3 A.I -1 2 V ,\Q J + 5 * K Q 10 7 5 4 EAST AKS6 V74 » 9632 * J382 SOUTH (D) * A Q 107 S3 V83 » A Q 8 -I East-West • South 1 A 3 A 5 A Pass West Pass Pass Pass P.1SS Pass Pass N'orth 2 W 4 X.T, 5 XT. East Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V 9 |so good. i His oriEinal intention was to ruff I himself in with a heart, ruff his , last diamond In dummy with the Jack of spades, anrt then set hack with cither a heart or a club ruff | to lay down lhe ace* ot spades and ei'ticr-tie a trick to the Itinsr ol spades. This would have worked .well cnouah, and South would have i niacif his slam ui comfori and' I safety. I I The only Iro'ih'.e was that East J played the nine of clnbs when! I dummy cashed the king of clubs. j This was only the second t:c that 1 » club bad been led, and South thought that East had cither the jack alone left in his hand, or perhaps no more clubs at nil. In either case it seemed safe to lead the queen of clubs from dummy. Tf East ruffed.. South could over-ruff (he thought), and then perhaps he would not lose a spade tnck. if Kast lollowcd suit. South planned to discard (he queen of diamonds and take a ( rump fin . esse. Alas for poor South. Basil's nine of clubs had been a desperate attempt to throw South off lhe rieht track; and It worked. When dummy led the queen of clubs West ruffprf. Only one trump u- as ! c ft in dummy, and one trump finesse was not" enough to pick up the king of spades—even if south could get to dummy, vhlch he couldn't! Msyhe the moral is that you shouldn't change a sound plan just oecause of a falsecard that couldn't cost the opponent anythin" Vietnamese Officials SAIGON, Indo-China («>)—More and more Communist-led Vletminh prisoners M war and civilian internees, are being released by IVet- namese authorities In''line with PL broad program of pacification. Thirty men and women have Just, been freed from a nearby camp on the occasion of a visit by Hoang Nam Hung, Vietnamese minister in charge of pacification and of rallying former vietminh adherents to the cause of Vietnam. (rote They're in a bad fi*: down at the hotel They want to raise the rales again, but are afraid they can't afford it* Even at present rates, they've noticed customers looking around as though they expected somebody lo carry their suitcases upstairs. (e> NEA Animal Talk Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1 C.ifs talk •1 Reality 8 These' fish don't talk 12 Ace 13 .Soviet mountains 1! Miifical instrument 15 Man's title lliTomtafs tall; IS Fnrm rnachir.es 2(1 Picture support 21 Pronoun 22 Poli?h ;o!dicr 2-! Dole's talk 2G Heroic poetry- 2T Point of the C^mn.ts*: W Draws forth 32 Co\ ered with , Xi ccs 34 neprivations 35Tot,ll SC Itcf.ne 57 T'ci use 39Sol.ii disc ~< Hops' kiln - Great lake 3 Storehouse 4 Visages 5 Wins, shaped ti f 'onatment 7 Bind R Knclish diiisy 0 Arabian sarmcnls 10 Rake 11 Vend 17C.SU5C ID Metal pistes 2,1 HIIW the cow talked 34 Tumor (suffix) 25 Scent 26 German city 27 Expression o! 41 Pieces of corn newspaper bie;jd opinion 42 Chicken talk 2" D '.v 43 Amos and 31 Weirder 33 Japanese seaport 38 AU;.ck 40 Stalks 4 6 Quote 47 Resound 50 Musical syllable 19 Amuse SI Chill ">2 Kinri rf i •i3 Cci cinori l-c\ craccs 57 Mr Clinney VERTICAL ) Disoider t-

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