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PAGE OX BL.YTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1950 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. HARRY A. HAINES. Assistant Publlshfr A. A. PRBDRICKSON, Associate Editor PAULD. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sok National Advertising Representatives: W«ll«* Wilmtr Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, AtUnU, Memphis. Entered »s second class matter at (he post- office «t Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con. October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ot Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. ' By mail, wllhin a radius of 50 miles $4.00 per year, $2,00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations Manjr, o I-ord my God, are thy wonderful •orka which Ihou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to usward: they cannot be reckoned up In order unto thee: If I would declare and speak •f Ihtm, they are more than can be numbered. —Psalms M:5. • * • The man who forgets the wonders and mercies of the Lard is without any excuse; tor i:t are continually surrounded with objects which may •erve to bring the power and goodness of God strikingly to mind. Blade. Barbs Second-hand information, like second-hand furniture, often has been terribly mlsued. • * * There's a recipe out for something called "cherry Julep mouMC." Don't make the mistake of of- fertaf It to a KentuckUn. * * • * ' Most ycHinp people love driving In moonlight, according to a school teacher. Perhaps the others are too bashful. * * t A department store tycoon AAJS women are few satisfied with their clothe*. He must know an unusual group of women. • * t , When you give folks who owe yon money too much rope f don't b« surprised If they skip. . UN 'Watchdog' Groups Could Spot Real Aggressor The United Nations could wisely adopt a proposal by a church group that watchdog: commissions be placed in trouble spots all around the world. The suggestion comes from the Com: mission oC the Churches on International Affairs. Its leadership includes John, Foster Dulles, Republican adviser to the State Department; Francis B. Sayre, U.S. delegate to the UN trusteeship council;.Arnold Toynbee, British historian; Charles Malik, Lebanon minister to the U. S., and several other prominent figures. It's perhaps doubtful whether such watchdog commissions would act, • as the group declares, as a "deterrent to aggression and a third World War." After all, a UN observer commission was in Korea June 24 and before, but it didn't stop the North Koreans from marching. But such commissions can perform ont vital service: carefully assessing the political and military situation in each ef the critical areas, and establishing the. truth about aggression if and when it occurs. , We need only listen to the prattling of Russia's representative on the UN Securiy Council, Jacob Malik, to reulize that any aggressive move anywhere by . Russia or her satellites will be twisted into a "peaceful" gesture if the world's observers are not there to prove otherwise. According to Moscow's version, it was the South Koreans who -started things in Korea. The North Koreans are merely counter-attacking. And of course the United Stales, loo, is held lo be guilty of aggression against the "Korean people." But thanks to the UN Korean commission, the world knows exactly what the facts were when the invasion began. By that dale, the North Koreans already had sliced across the 3Sth parallel bordering South Korea at several points. These salients, designed to give the northerners tactical advantage, were never wiped out by the defenders. Furthermore, authenticated reports made clear that the North Koreans were massing men and armor and were clearing civilians out of the border zones from which an attack would be launched. In contrast, the South Korean constabulary army was doing little or nothing. Not only was it not deploying for an assault; it wasn't even placing itself wisely for defense. More than that, as we now know all loo well, it wasn't equipped for more than internal police action. All these facts are documented and in the UN's hands because a commission was on the scene lo establish them quick- ly. Th« Information actually wag in the UN's possession when the Security Council met to try to end the aggression. Russia being what it is, we will get this same fantastic inversion of the truth everywhere she threatens. Perhaps many millions of westerners, including Americans, have long since discounted anything the Soviet propagandists say. Rut we have to remember thai in Asia ami some other places the West is trusted little more than the Russians. So'it's important to unity of world action against aggression that the real facts be known to all nations beyond any shadow of doubt. Let's put watchdogs in Incto-Cliina, Malaya, Iran, Turkey, Yugoslavia and Germany. once over lightly— By A A. Fredricksnn Kiv* In Days of Sore: Era of Ennui Once upon a time there was 3 barren period in the world's history during which there were no wars. It was a frightfully dull time, and people barely survived mass death from boredom. It was a quiet time, with the silence broken only by the occasional chattering of sub-machine guns as another mobslcr bloodied the curbstone and the Infrequent rumble ol a three-way love nest boiling over. Newspapermen lived from one hold-up to another and city editors prayed for * fatal auto smash-up before prcsslime. There were no draft calls, no reserves called up and no casualty lists. There were no advances, no retreats and no bloody ..battles with which to emblazon front pages. " : Not even restrictive laws, Senate probes, deficit spending or huge appropriation bills to create •n occasional uproar in Congress. Lawmakers talked and discussed and debated and back-scratched on the tariff problem and Immigration quotas and dams and bridges for the folks back home. A million was a whopping big number and no one was quite sure how many zeroes there were in a billion. A good murder was manna from Heaven In any newsroom and the reading public marked time on the comic and sports pages between plane crashes. Beauty contest—any beauty contest— winneri often were the most startling Illustrations decorating the news ol [he day and a shot of Garbo hiding behind dark glasses and turncd-up coat collar was a pictorial gem. Between yawns, the public had to be content with lives of the movie stars, as lived by (heir press agents, and an occasional flag-pole sitter. Once in a while, an Individual with no respect lor a man's peafjtpf mind would rattle the national calm by breaking the bank at Mont/Carlo or catching his wife "en dishabille" with a prominent polo player -or go over Niagara Falls In a rust-lined barrel or backhand a fellow film artist in the middle of Giro's dance floor. Things were pretty sad. The atom was still the smallest particle of matter and it hadn't entered anyone's mind that there was any earthly use in trying to fracture such a puny object. Hydrogen was something that produced a momentarily Interesting Interlude in chemistry class when a match was held over a mixture of zinc and sulphuric acid. Only Buck Rogers had anything that approached television and the world was thus deprived of such educational and cultural figures as Howdy-Doody, Milton Berlc, Gorgeous George and T. V. Wiggles. Russians were people who lived in Russia, drank vodka and were typified by an odd squat-kick dance that could have been concocted only by a Navy P. T. Instructor. Red was a color, the Kremlin was a building and espionage was a movie plot. Rockets were something that kids endangered the neighborhood with every Fourth of July and a bazooka was founrl only in front o( Bob Burns face. Jet was a fashionable shade of Stock that grey-haired women dyed their locks, propulsion was just that and no more, and the two were never seen keeping company. Communism and Socialism and Fascism were crazy ideas dabbled in by Greenwich Village "intellectuals" between gulps ol gin In their frowsy apartment-studios and by rebellious college freshmen who were nothing more than hcmeslck. Anyone who made a pretense of discussing the "international situation" risked ostracism as a snob, antt. anyway, it was more interesting to lalk about the film colony's foibles and what DID Errol do aboard that yacht? Somehow It seems a Irille difficult to see Just what It was that made life interesting in those old, cold days. The monotony must have been ulcer-bearing. No war. no spies, no soaring taxes, no "greetings." no rationing, no here- loday-gone-tomorrow commodities, no pin-up girls and no United Nations. Must have been dreadfully dull. But, fortunately, my generation had relatively little of this ennui to put up with. And the present youthful generation may never have to suffer thus at all. We should live so long. So They Say Ethics, or No Ethics | Soviets See Trouble In Eastern Europe Peter fdson's Washington Column — Congress Votes More for Korea While Aid Charges Prove False WASHINGTON —(NBA)— Congressional charges that only J200 worth o! U. S. military aid had reached Korea when shooting started make good headlines, but otherwise they aren't borne out by the story. Kepublican Senators Ferguson of Michigan and Know-land of California say they're going t o demand Investigation o f Just how much a i d Korea d 1 d not get. Senator Lyndon Johnson's ne-w Armed Services Investigat- sub-comniit- Pcler Edson tee is also feelln? around on tills. The question will probably drag on as long as Ihe Pearl Harbor investigation and be or did Texas just about as fruitless. Somebody to blame Is wanted badly. A quick look at the record Indicates that plenty of goaUs are grazing around. U. S. occupation forces in Korea consisted of the 24th Army Corps of two divisions under L,t. Gen. John R. Hodge. When the Russians announced they had pulled all their troops out of North Korea on Dec. 31, 1!MS, It was felt that the a. S. should rio likewise. So the 24th Corps was deactivated ,lan. 15, 1949. The last 1500 U. S. troops left Korea six months later. They left behind them 500 VS. military advisors for the young Korean army of 65.000 men. They also left behind them nearly all of their equipment. IVhat South Korean Got It had an original cost of $56,000,000. a replacement value at 1919 prices of 4110,000.000. Included were: Small arms for a ground foree o 100.000 men plus 50,000,000 round of ammunition.. Two thousand rock et launchers and 2.4 inch bazooka plus 40,000 rounds of ammunitioi An unspecified number of 37 an 57 mm. anti-tank guns, 105 mi artillery. 60 and SO mm. mortar plus 100.000 shells. Twenty liaiso type planes, 4900 motor vehicles an 79 Navy-type vessels includin mine-sweepers, landing craft picket boats. Subsequently, the Koreans we given J150.000 worth of spare par to keep this equipment in servir This ought to dispose or the S2' charges mentioned in line one. On the strength of this equir ment, plus 40.000 Japanese rifles an ammunition given earlier to arm their police organizations, the South Koreans built up their forces to an See EDSON on Page X By DrlVlTT MacKENZIE AP Forelfn Affairs Analyst Evidence multiplies that Moscow it jar from having' succeeded in conimunuing her satellite empire in Eastern Europe. Indeed It's becoming increasingly clear that Soviet efforts to bring Th« DOCTOR SAYS- Rheumatism Is an old-fashioned ame but even now there are some luscular aches and pains which. f n3 l part of the continent Into the innot be-blamed on any definite Rct i joid—lo 'say nothing of an orm of arthritis and for which : ideological conquest of Western Eu- iiiseular rheumatism !s jstlll Ihe, r0 p e _will be a long range aft^r •st labe1 ' at best. (W* In many cases the muscular pains I jf s the old. old slory that" you .art suddenly and sometimes wilh-| mr>v compel physical obedience by nt any apparent reason. In suchf forcCi b,,j you can't change men's ases. If they do not disappear with- \ m inds by force, ut treatment, a search has to he: Signs of Hostility arricd out for some distant source S jj, ns „[ hostilily lo the Soviet f infection, such as infected ton- regime continue to manifest Ihem- lls or abscessed teeth. [selves in various parts of Eastern However, there Is no single cause | El , rope despile Ihe use of. the Iron rhich can be picked out and It Is hand. Disaffection Is so prevalent in some states that there is an almost constant purge of the disturbing elements going on. Specifically. Czechoslovakia fieri hard to point to any definite ource ol the trouble. Fortunately. he majority of the pains appear for short time and then go away vithout leaving any harmful effects. One common type of muscular iain and aching is that which de-'_on charges of plotting to over- clops when a person ha.s been' throw the government. And it IcepiiiE or sitting in a drafty place.! should be nnted'lhal ibis is one of rhis c?n be most severe. Occasion-'! the key status of the Red emoire. lllv some-ne wakes up'with a «us-| Over In the three !i|tie Baltic 'f shoulder, i many people recently have been sentenced some of (hem (o death ular pain in the neck or ,) republics the Russians have been vhich m^kes turning the head 1m- 1 waging a purge to nrotect th . Usually, however, this kind] coastal possible, 'f rheuma>1=m lasts for only a few lours or days. Infections and toxic conditions re common sources of trouble. .luscular aching frequently follows . severe sore Ihroat. Influenza, rheumatic fever, and similar general diseases. If muscular rheumatism keeps on defense sccrel.v The authorities reportedly fear fifth column activity by Baltic nationalists alone the seacoast where the Soviet is said lo have submarine pens and rocket launching sites. Quotas of Disaffection Hungary and Poland have been furnishing their quotas of alleged disaffection. And of course Moscow the and the cause cannot be discovered has relegated Yugoslavia to or. if discovered, cannot be treated ! doghouse- In Toto with Tito, satisfactorily, a great deal of dls-1 So the story runs unti' we have comfort and interference with nor-' sufficient evidence to warrant the mal activity occurs. When this hap- assumption ,lhat Moscow never w^ pens several different types of subdue all of the present genejB rentment may have to be tried be-, tlon in Eastern Europe. The Soviet fore relief can be obtained. Hot! will have to rear and communiza baths, carefully chosen exercises, and sometimes massage may be of benef't. Use Care With Drugs In long-lasting or chronic cases the use of pain-killing drugs may have to be considered. These must he taken with care and milder ones such as aspirin are safer than strong ones. Liniments or ointments such as the old-fashioned mustard plasler will sometimes help but should not be used too long as they may merely give relief while concealing a serious condilion. Few people go Lhrough life without having one or more bouts of muscular rheumatism: The fact that most of us have had such attacks and have recovered shows that this kind of ttoubie is not really as serious as true arthritis even though it Is most uncomfortable at the time. tract would still spade flne.-se. As it happened. East had both another generation before the danger of revolt is wiped out, If ever U can be. So there we have another excellent reason why Moscow Isn't challenging fate by employing strong- arm methods to conquer Western Europe. She knows that, despite her no divisions of troops, it would be making a terrific gamble to push ahead without consolidating territory already overrun. The general ' who leaves pockets of rebels behind him is asking for trouble. New Western Strength Naturally another powerful reason for the stoppage of the Red drive In Europe lies In the newly acquired strength of Western Europe from the Marshall Plan and the Atlantic Pact military projects. And Chat's not to overlook the fact that America's striking power In atomic bombs is nn unknown quantity lo Moscow—we hope. depend on the I Thus ". isn '. t ^range to: find communism turning its attention more and more to Asia. As Sir Glndwln of the missing club honors. When he' played the queen of clubs. South won' with the ace of clubs, cashed the ace of diamonds, and returned IN HOLLYWOOD 67 Ersklne Jonnson NKA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA.1 — Not lu Ihe Script: Dennis O'Kecfe tells about the time Ills agent tried to sell him to a producer for a $1 million production. '•Dennis is perfect for the role," said the agent. "He's never made a picture that's lost money. His last lour are still mopping up." The producer shrugged, sat back In his chair and said: "That's Ihe trouble. His picture; make money. I'm not interested in little pictures that make I'd give the role to Dennis O'Keeie in one minute if he had Just appeared in one lousy prestige stinker. A Record Try M-G-M has writers working on a screen play based on the life of Mario Lanza. One incident that Mario will dis-i .. close is the truth about how he got! ^i Uy that he had just been cast \\\ a movie titled "Best of the Badnicn." His four -year-old son. Tommy, looked obviously worried. Finally Timniy said: "Best of the Badtnen"? "Yes," said Bob, "that's the title of (he picture." "You're going to the best, aren't, you, .Daddy?" frowned Timmy. High in the hills above Hollywood and Vine on a 45-dcgree slope, John Lucas reports a l home i a-building. A narrow-gauge track runs up the hill from the road to tiie front door. .On the track site a little open-air cable car with its name .wrilcn in chalk: "Desire." King of Hie TJnes Andrea King gives It -a yon-all Southern drawl for her role in "The Lemon Drop Kid." When Bob Hoiie asked her if she knew her log. she ricocheted with a ucat: to Hollywood. It happened when i -yon mean my Mason and Dixon Mnrio WAS stationed in Texas Our-; lines?" ing the '.vnr His throat was badly j » • • Inflamed from The American Legion throis overboard ior the duration of the present crisis its advocacy of any new veterans' pension legislation.—George N. Craig, national commander of the American Lesion. dust when a U3O Iroupe looking for GI talent c:ii:i3 through. I Mario couldn't sins—bill hr had a Camso record in ins lockf r. He , cut out some phony labels, pasted ; llHm over the Caruso Ug.s ,mn • wrote on them that they were ;UL-; dition records made by Mirin L.i: z;». with the Boston symphony orchestra. ; Next day lie. played the rcccvd- for Peter Lind Hayes—and was promptly aligned lo the troui:?. which wound up in I'.ollywood Lou CostcHo felt nnythin-i V/.it funny al the London Pa''.im afier reading this wire: -Resent your use of my -"teal brand of cigars 111 your ac'i. Un'.c s you desist at ouce I shall turn the mater over to Scotland Yard. <Si?n- cdi W Churchill." Lou was just on the verge of giving to contact Churchill with an apology when Hud Abbott con:c.-s- cd he had sent the wire. John Wayne's explanation of ijls nirkname. Duke: •I t'link it has something to do with i he fact that my real name Msriou Michael Morrison." Harry Redman. Jr.. the Holiv- uotxi explosion genius and 5re;-ial effects exnert. worked with army engineers on the batlle s-ene^ for the movie. "G. I. Joe." One bis Fccnr reouircri two cases of uitro starch ?nd a case and a half of 60 per cent dynamite. The armv engineers were all for planting °vcn nv>re hlTh explosives until Redman "I^nk. l)ovs. This is only a mntitin nirdire. Wc>e iusl blowing tip the Sfl—tint llol'vivoorl.' 1 •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Bj OSWALD JACOHT Written for NBA Service Tournament Play Eliminates Luck Tournament bridge is especially devised to eliminate the Suck of the deal. Everybody plays the s.ime cards, and therefore noboriv can ' ._.**.., ..u.<^l<J \.l\il complain that he lost became somebody else held better earns. However, there Is always », nc luck of the human facUir. You can play agalmt nn opponent who puts \ip a poor defense whereas some other competitor plays against an opponent who puts tip an uupirrd defense. (These factors tend to ei-cn out so that a tournament is reallv .lebb. British dclesaU to the Nations, pungently stated in Jlr speech:. Folsect for Asian Kill "Here (Asia) is the vast arena In It is a low club to dummy's nine. East | which, repulsed in Europe/ „ could take his king of clubs but • now clear that the dark forces -^ could not then defeat the contract. | Communist Imperialism are concen- If he led hearts, dummy's king j trating for the kill. All the new would win a trick and allow South emergent Asian elates are affected to discard the queen of spades. by this, and they know it." If East led anything other than] That is where Moscow Is abl» to hearts, South could take the Jack i maneuver others into the position and ten of clubs to discard both ol \ ot fighting for her. That is the dummy's hearts. field in which she can do the Western Allies untold damage if she can involve them in military and economic expenditures, while she herself builds up strength at home. Small wonder that Russia should Jimmte Lowe celebrated his - shift her main assault to Asia, while fourth birthday yesterday with an , she attempts to purge and consoli- afterncon party at his home on date her satellite empire in Eastern North Highway 61. Jimmle was ai- I Europe. stated in entertaining his 20 guests j ' by his mother, Mrs. J. C. Lowe. Mr. and Mrs. Murray Smart, J. H. Smart, Miss Evelyn smart run! 15 Years Ago Today | lives. Mr. and Mrs. c. W. Afflick arrive home tomorrow after a three Robert. Jonlz will arrive home to-: weeks visit to Canada and points morrow from a motor tip to Rich- j of interest in the northern slates. mond. Va., Washington, D.C., and ' New York, N.Y. While In Richmond Mi; ,hey were guesU of Mr. and Mrs. of Columbia, Mo., are .spending a Robert Smart and son. Robert ?'er- few* days here as suests of Mrs. zuson Smart, who will arrive here i James' brother, Dr. Paul L. Tipton next week to be the guests of rela- | and family. Mrs. J. L. James and daughtAj «1iss Mary Sue. and 5011. Charles, "liinlr R-rnes. talking abnit a Hollywood hero: "He's the kinrt of a bore ?l:o's here tod;»y and here tomorrow" Fam'ne Hits Madras MADRAS. India (API—The (DEALER) * AQ V J * AQJ 1094 A A J 103 E-W vul. \Vcsl North Pass 2 » Pass 3 » Pass Pass Opening lead—* 6 South 1 » 3* East Pass Pass Pass Jerry I.owis blew a fuse nn tilt "At War With the Army" set \ihin an assistant director Irtcd to r|ccl t m ||an state witli a a ILTOUP of visitors. , tioiv I.ikp.v arc dry. crons luvc ••But this is a closed scl." nlrnrkil j with-wi and cattle arc sitm 'ing. the dircclor. ! s ome . farmers ar mleratmc. The "Closed set, nothing," hon-lcti , , )ri;r 0( v i cp nas tripled in Ihe Mirk Jerry. "You knnw 1 can vnrk liel- j m; ivkct and rice rations arc dr.wn tcr when lots of people arc around. ' a very fine contest of skill.) Even'when your opponents in a tournament happen to put up the be^t possible defense, it is still often po-sible to counter them equally skillful play arid thus restore the balance. The hand shown today is a case in point. The contract was five diamond at several tables, and in most cases \Ve-:t led the five of hearts, nil Go out in (he street And hrin^ in >ome more." Overheard at the Mocamlx>: "She's wearing one o! those dre-ssM Ihat keeps everybody warm I milo and millet but her." lo le-s than seven ounces Offici?.! estimates air that milluiu peootc have been z bv Ihe scarcity of food Food officials have tried to sup- i plemcnt Ihe rice ration with cted Insect- to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1,8 Depicted insect 12 Thorn (comb, form) 13 Eagle's nest H Foreguard 15 Hue IV Ready 13 Measure of area 19 Clipped 21 Height (ab.) 22 Precise 3 Operated 4 Verb neuter (ab.) NJNI A" AS lEE. covering . 7 Indian weight 8 Tellurium (symbol) I a War god 10 Code 11 Cooking vessel 32 Freedom trom 43 Close 13 Exist pain 44 German river 16 Correlative of 33 It is prevalent 45 Male deer D|V ANN DVORAK! either 19 Love song ure of the monsoon for MI B chin! '• marie things pretty easy for dccl.u successive vcar has left this south ' er. He played a low heart from dummy at the first trick, and Eas took the ace. This gave south a chance to discard his queen spades spades on dummy's kins o hearts. At one table West opened the six of diamond-. This was no! such » ;avorable opening lead, and decl:ir- er had to play the hand for all -.{ \va.« worth. He \von the first- trick with dummy's seven of diamonds alid carefully returned the deuce of clubs. Robett Rjan wu tile laan- But rice ] don't like these grains, and it has This play assured the contract if not been nos-Molc In provide ade- East held both the king and the quate stocks, anyway. queen of clubs. Otherwise, the con- 24 Russian rivti- 20 Record 2fi Hebrew month; 3 trish point 27 Wax 25 Revoke 28 Pronoun 29 Not (prefix) 30 Preposition 31 It preys on and animals. 33 Girl's name 35 Shield 37 Employed 38 Roman emperor 39 Manuscript (ab.) 40 Pledge 4G Verso (ab.) 47 Mire 40 Food fish 50 Polish river 51 Scottish lake 53 Shell-fish 55 City in Nevada 56 Methodical in late 34 Make cerlain 36 Earlier 41 Man's name 42 Ream (ab.) 48 Noise 50 Sun 52 Thus 54 Lutecium (symbol) VERTICAL 1 City in Cuba 2 It is one ut the

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