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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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VAGB EIGHT BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COUKrER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 195») ..THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. KAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES. AsslsUnt Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Associate Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole Nutlbnal Advertising Representatives: > w«ll»c* Wltmer Co,, New York, Chicago, Detroit, AU»nU, Memphis. Itatered us second class matter at the post- office «t Blythevllle. Arkansas, under act of Con- trtt*p October 8, 1917. ^ ~~^~ Member of The Associated Press " SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles S4.CO per " ytir, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 lor three months; by mall outside 50 mi'lc zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations And he spake kindly to him, and Ml hit throne above the throne of the kings lhat were »llh him In Babylon.—II Klmji 25:28. * • » ' God has given us speech in order that, we m«.y say pleasant things Lo our friends, and tell bitter truths lo our enemies.—Heinrich Heine, Barbs This is an age of invention, but nothing has been found to keep the scams of women's stoclt- , lns« from getting crooked. • * * Putting something away from your old ft{e lets ;rp« retire Instead of Just rive up. Buy fovern- •leni bondi. • • •' Why is it no salesman can put > hat on your heid and make It leel as 11 you put it there yourself? » »...;• ' • We don't cart who wln« (he hoi-cillinj contents this year, just so enough, hojs answer. • * • Charm experts are teaching women how to ilt fracefully. All they have to do Is fa to » park •nd watch the loafers on the benches. but must be 8 world attempt to restore lasting quiet to a trouble *pot. One might argue that a drive over the 38th parallel involves risk of general war. The answer to that is: no more than docs the present action. If Russia wants war, we shall have it. If she docs not, plunging into North Korea will not produce it. If Driven to 38th Parallel, Reds Will Pose Problem We are still struggling, to hold a ' sizable Korea. Though our -military leaders are confident we can stay on the peninsula, there's admittedly » serious risk to our positions. Yet'even if we should be thrown into the sea, we would come back to smash the Soviet-directed aggression of the North Koreans. So it's fair to ask at this critical period: How far should the i aggressors be pushed back? i All our original plans called for driv- ' Ing them only to the 38th parallel, the artificial boundary established in Korea -,.by U. S. and Russian, occupying forces fat the end of World War II. : Since then high'officials both in the • II. S. and the United Nations have been ! wondering whether that will be enough. No decision whether to go farther has , been reached, and probably none will be ' until the necessity for it is greater. Suppose we decide in the end it is ..-•till wisest lo halt at the 38th parallel. This will leave the North Koreans with • staging base from which to mount a new attack southward when their Russian masters again should consider the moment suitable. To be sure, if we give the northerners a thorough pummeling in pushing them lhat far, their strength will certainly be badly depleted for a long time. We already are pounding their industry and transportation heavily. But the enemy might succeed in saving fair amounts of material and pulling back substantial remnants of his forces—all this to serve as the nucleus for R new invading army at a later time. One way to meet that prospect, of course, would be simply to occupy South Korea for an indefinite .period. But this obviously could be no more than a tentative solution of the Korean problem. Korea should be unified. The United Nations tried to achieve unity and failed because Russia would not allow it. There is no reason to believe she ever will so long as she controls the northern area. Except, of course, on her own terms. The UN now recognizes the South Korean government as the legal government of all Korea. That being so, the .legal foundation exists for crushing the puppet North Koreans completely and occupying the whole peninsula with American and UN military forces. If peace and unity are ever lo be brought lo that country, it can only be through the permanent wiping out of the invasion threat from North Korea. Anything less than lhal means an armed truce between South and North which could be broken at the will of the proved aggressors. Should the U. S. and UN decision be to continue fighting north of the 38th parallel, the move must have full UN Mnclion. It can't be an American effort, In the Hippolitical World— I'.'s comforting to know that world power politics slops at the zoo gate. 01- ga, a lady hippo from Leipzig in the Russian zone of Germany, has been allowed to join a boy friend named Knaul- schke in the West Berlin zoo, lying in Allied occupation territory. When Germany was divided between East and West, all the female hippos were caught in the Soviet zone. On the other hand, Knautschke, the only male, was in Hie West. This boded ill for the future of German hippos. Now even the Russians recognize people need a little fun in life and that zoos help. So Olga, and Crete before her, have been allowed to pass the zonal check points with full diplomatic privileges. There's no iron curtain in the animal world. So They Say Military Training? Not Now. Unless there Is » change In the ominous trend of world affairs we will have military training in the future—call it UMT or any other name you wish. Rear Admiral H. A. Houser, spokesman for the Defense (Department, told the Armed Services Committee that s bill lor Universal Military Training Is .bring drafted and should reach congress soon. No details were given, presumably the • bill, If passed, would not take effect until after the Korean war. President Truman said he will not seek pw- sAge of such legislation at this time—although he \s K staunch supporter of the Idea. He fears that It might Interfere with other vitally needed legislation for the present emergency. Even if he did want UMT now, key members of Congress would object, arguing igalnst the cost in money and manpower, when piled on top of the growing defense bill. Congress has shied away from the compulsory training proposal. Three years «go a special committee of civilians made * long stxtdy of the problem, and said universal training should be adopted. President Truman agreed, passed It along to Congress—and nothing happened. Compulsory service in peacetime Is repugnant la the American people. If It mufit be accepted, it will not come by our own choice. It will be adopted only a* * necessary defense against gangster nations not content to stay in their own yards. For the present we have plenty of other fish to fry, as the President said. We have a xnctory to win in Korea, n stronger military defense to build and a huge production Job ahead of us which promises to draw heavily on all available manpower. When that big Job is done it will be time enough to decide whether our future security demands compulsory training. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT Deferment Justified Selective Service Is wise In following, for the present, & liberal deferment policy toward students who have begun college courses and who, scholastical.y, are In the upper halt of their classes. In war, no less than in peace, there will be need lor educated men, especially in the fields of medicine, dentistry, science and engineering, JL is easier and less expensive to give military training to the graduates of colleges, universities and professional schools Irian to give academic training to men in uniforms. In this policy of getting more trained rnen for national security, the public can help. It can do so by regarding the youth who remains hi college with the consent of his draft board not as a shirker but as one who is preparing to serve his country heller than he could by rushing off now to an Induction center, —DALLAS MORNING NEWS Views of Others Ah, Peace. Wouldn't It Be Wonderful?. Why Should We Fight Over Korean Ground? _. ' "• CAVQ O/~^ T J B> DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst You are a United Nations soldier By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. I). Written for NEA Service OsteoarthritLs or hypcrthrophic i . i uu aic A uiiiwru i-iaiiUUS SOlQler (say American)* on a battle Una ' across the Inhospital terrain of Korea, half a world away from home. Why are you there? What are you fighting for? ' Those arc Questions y DU are bound arthritis is not really arthritis at to ask yourself—and probably the ' all. The name implies that there is' answers don't come quickly. If^^u inflammation present and this is I were at home, defendinc your c<^n- rarely the case. Also, many people I try from invasion, the answers become unduly alarmed when they' would be easy. are told that they have this condi- But why Korea? That's a lon^, tion because they are afraid thai '° n s way from your family hearth, they may become seriously crippled.^ Is ^ an Ic *eal vou are defending? OsteoarthiitLs is actually a mild We fought World Wnr T "to make negeneration or wearing out of tne u ' orld 5afe Ior democracy." I B some of the structures which go! that what we are doin " now? to make the Joints. It is a sorl of aging of the joints which shows up first in lho.-e Joints which do '.he most work, like the knees, hips or lingers. The exact cause or causes are nut You Shnuld Know You ought to know the answer to that, as you fight through the mud of the rice paddies or over the precipitous heights against a foe whose, language and ways of life ar» wholly entirely understood. There may be I strnnRe. What does he mean Eo you? an inherited factor, that is, the I You are entitled to a good reji- cortilage and bone of people m l£on for your assignment. After all. some families may be particularly j *'*r Is concrete and 11 is cruel- susceptible to *arly degeneration or)i dc3 's are Intangible, osteoarthritis. Repeated Injury aUoj Well, idealism of course does «n- £eems to promote the development tcr > nto tilc sacrifice. America and of this condition. Poor posture, | otner countries again are fighting •• • "to make the world safe for democracy" — to protect a small state against aggression which It couldn't deal with alone. Furthermore we are dolnj? it under the egis of the United Nations. A T>cep Look However, we must look deeper disturbances of blood circulation, and obesity are other conditions which contribute to the development of osteoarthritis. The end joints of the fingers frequently become enlarged. This is often accompanied by a certain amount of stiffness and soreness, though this usually disapepars after the joints have been, loosened up. These enlargements are very common in later years and »re called Herberden's nodes, the name than that. There are many Americans who feel this wouldn't be sufficient cause to send our boys t« such a war. We find a far more substantial Peter Edson's Washington Columr Governments Reorganization Moves Forward at Snail's Pace iming from the famous English! * ezsf > n i« the fact that lhe Korean physician who first described them.! war ! - s parfc anci Parcel of the r*B| Other joint* commonly involved'S° nflict ^tween communism 1% are the knees, shoulders,' elbows and ' «™o?racy. From that viewpoint • WASHINGTON (NEA)— Government reorganisation in line with ex-President Herbert Hoovers Commission recoi run endat ions Is about over for this year. President Truman has no more reorganization plans up Im sleeve to send to Congress for consideration within days, or veto. Some 30-odd organization bills are r . before ths Sen ate a n A House, and hwU any real Idea of what's involved or f interstate Commerce Commission, how little has really been done In J National Labor Relations Board, Teier Ertson a - dozen minor ' ,onej5 have slight chance of passage this session, There is a general feeling that Federal government ought to be reorganized, reduced In size, made spite of all the ballyhoo for reform. Adding up all the reogranization moves achieved in the past year and a half, since the Hoover reports came out, it's still impassible for the naked eye to observe what difference has been made. As for the natural questions of how, much money has been saved, nobody can gtve any accurate answer. But 'tis said the government is now operating more efficiently, 'tis said. One-Third of Fresidrnt'a Plans Rejected • A score card show* that. President Truman submitted 34 reorganization plans to Congress, One of them —on Treasury—went up twice because the first version wasn't acceptable to Congress. In all, eight plans were vetoed by Congress and 26 were approved. more efficient. Few people who are The eight plans Congress killed not experts on government have | covered Department of Agriculture, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Security agencies, creation. of a Department of Social Security, transfer of Reconstruction Finance Corporation to Commerce Department and reorganization of the Office of Comptroller of Lhe Currency. The 26 plans approved cover most of the other Departments of Government — State, Defense, Justice, Commerce, Interior and Labor. Also reorganized were a number o[ independent regulatory ""agencies like Maritime, Federal Trade.' Securities and Exchange commissions. One other question to which it is impossiple to get any accurate answers just how many of the Hoover recommendations nave now been adopted. When President Truman sent up his biggest batch of reorganizatiou See ED SON* on Page 9 spine. Sometimes degeneration may be pretty well . advanced without producing any noticeable pain or stiff nes. Osteoarthritis Is often 1'ound accidentally when an X-ray film is taken for something else. The treatment of degenerative changes in the JoinLs includes general measures aimed at relieving the discomfort and improving the over-all physical condition. Local measures designed to relieve the involved Joints and prevent- or correct an ydifftcuKies which are present are also used. Occupational strains should be eliminated whenever possible and posture should be corrected. Because so many people with osteoarthritis are overweight, reducing is often advisable. This is especially important if the knefcs are involved. If they have to carry 130 pounds when they are built to carry 130, they are obviously overworked! People rarely incapacitated, afnd can usu- with p^teoarthrltU are IN HOLLYWOOD Bj Enklnc Jonniou N'EA Stiff HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Errol Flynn isn't telling his pals lhe same story he is telling the press, He's insisting that his romance with Pat Wymorc is a big publicity story and nothing else. . , . Gloria Swanson is sizzling over reports that she's lak- rcn Garbo's place in health kinc; Discrimination is not confined to any one geographical section but has been present In all communities In one form or another.—William M. Boyle Jr., chairman of Democratic National Committee. * * * The picayune faith we had before the last two wars solved no problems then and lhat kind of flabby piousness won't come close to the needs of lliis day.—Dr. D. R. Sharpe. executive secretary of Cleveland Baptist Association. * * * Polar colonies probably wcn't nave bathing beaches, but atomic heat should insure normal crops and a livable temperature for the inhab- Intants.—Prof. Paul F. Cticnea, University of Michigan scientist, on dealing small temperate zones in polar regions. * • * We have been trying to tell the people lhat we do have adequate focd and there is no reason for hoarding or, in my opinion, an Increase In pric&s.—Charles F. Brannan, secretary or agri- culturt. zine, John told me: "I made the mistake of refusing a \vig and wearing a silly mustache in 'Rogues of Sherwood Forest.' But nobody's going to call me pretty in The Hero.' I do 75 per cent of my own football stunts and I'm messed up most of the time." Gayelord Mauser's affections. She's 1 Humphrey Bogarl/s discovery never met the glorifier of black- wants it known that Columbia put strap molasses, wheat gnrrn And powdered skim milk. . . . Vnn Johnson purchased a plumbing business for his dad at Santa Monica a' f the elder Johnson Is now on his way to Hollywood from the east. The Hollywood photngs who flish- rd 2 rmiplr of million bulbs at Betty's Hut Ion's recent party arc slill smarting 1 . Snmc^oilv promised to feed them and forgot. An ultimatum from Howard Hughes* directs that ibe molp nn Jane Russell's check be erased from all still phofograps. Heavy makeup covers the mole in Jane's films. Funny, but I never knew that Jane had a mole on her check ! Look for TJnda Darnell and Ann miller to resume that pnlsy-wnhl- ne.w now that Linda's sepnr.itert acrain from Pev MaHey, . , . p,itti Papc, a new ni^ht club warbling star, tfikr.5 nff her glasses onlv for her nicrhlly appearance at Ciros Patti has a snapnr r mtebark for people who ask. "Is it true that men don't make passes at girl* who wear Rlasscs?" She lolrt me: "If H worn true I'd fhrow 'cm away." Vnlcf Exnerl Judy Garland sings ''Friendly Star" hi MOM's "Summer Stork" This is positively not an autohin- crrvphicnl snnp title. . . . Them may be n surnrlse announcement from Ginger Rogers and Greg Rrtntzrr. Insiders now say the marriage m.iy never come off. Warners hn.i actress-director Marcel Cisney combing 1 the Hepburn twang out nf Helena Carter's voice. It was Mnrcrlln who tanehl British actor Scott Forbes him through a month of grueling training as preparation for the pigskin opus and that "there's no corn about coming in at the last minute and making a touchdown." Muffled Thunder The town's still buzzing about what insiders term the "scrupulously polite" rftlationRhip between Ida Lupino and Claire Trevor in "Mother of a Champion." There was thunder, but it wasn't heard. , . . It was 115 degrees in the shade at Dick Haymes' Palm Springs home the other day when he started to rehearse six Christmas tunes he's doinp nt his next Decca .session. Hallmark Productions will bcal Paramount to the screen with "One Ton Many," due for a nrcfmbcr release. Para mount's "Mr. and Miss Anon.vmoiis" won't be released until next year. Every day people are trying to interest Mack Sennett in making comedies for television. He told me: "They talk \n term. 1 ; of SGOOO to $10,000 for a half hour show. Our comedies, which ran 18 minutes, cost $25.000. Today tbey would cost $100.000. Good comedies cannot be made cheaply. I suspect T won't he in TV production for some time." Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are making "That's Okay" In Paris in English and French". The boys speak English in both versions but in the French version It comes oul French. Before production started Writer John Klorcr and a French translator got together with the result that each English speech ts the exact number of words and syllables required to register the same thought in French. When French voices ire se«n in my life." gasped North. "Trmt's nothing," said Pessimistic Pete. "Stick around, old fellow, and you'll see even crazier tricks. 1 ' The trick to which North referred was the second trick of the hand shown today. I wonder how many readers will figure out what Pessimistic Pete actually did. West's openinj lead was the six f hearts, and dummy won with IE queen. What Is the craziest — nd yet most sensible—thing that eclarer can do at this actor tocou Forbes Americans in j dllbbcrt Sn no mo «ihs will be open six days for -Rocky Mountain" i>nd whcn thcv should bfi shut and v , caused Jack Warner to say. "Thh ! versa ' Is wonderful. He sounds like he's] rvc tricd nnd [ricd , and lhis ,. from Ch(c<i6n. ^ as complicated as I can make it. Sipn of |l:r flmrs: F>clr-I.lon's "TTie Red SMIion" lias brrn rc- Ujepert "Thr niack Stal'lnn" In Kne- rxnd. Isn't HTTP also a new in me mm!tip tin fnr vodka drink, Moscow Mule? * • • John Derek, nf the extra-snooty eyel?*itcs, is putting his shor leather on the pretty-boy tag and giving out with a Tarzav ypH. Ar a bi? shlnrffg losjrd for Mixwell H-*mll- ' ton, editor of Motion Picture mag a- JACOBY ON BRIDGE Ry OSWALD JACOHT Wrillen for NEA Service Take Guessing Out Wherever Possib(e "That's the crailest trick 1'vt eve ally move around though often with .some discomfort. They do need tre- quent rest epriods as this stems to relieve some of the stiff feeling. The proper use of heat, massage or defending our own door-steps, and in a big way. The Korean conflict is an Important' part of the rapidly swelling conquest of Asia by communism. There is a tendency in the west to overlook this fact, because the danger.? and the trials of the European conflict have been so much closer. But the Red offensive in Europe, has lost its steam; Having overrun a vast amount 'of territory which was made vulnerable to it by th't world war, il now has been halted by the firm stand of the Western powers, backed by American assistance. Moscow Shift* Weight So we see Moscow shifting the weight of its offeasive lo the Asiatic theater. Korea is an important phase of the Par Eastern coniliot which, in the long run, may be decisive in the ideological struggle.!-] Should communism overrun the Orient, its next main objective would be the Western hemisphere. Thus.'in ,th« larger sense, when -send aid to Korea now we ai fact defending our own from nn assault which Is bound to coma If communism gains further great strength. special supports deepnds on what Anti ,*f must keep this unwel- joints are involved, the age and physical condition of the person come fart In mind: the new and j terrible weapons of war already nd the severity of the condition. I P |ace " s within a Potential enemy's Osteoarthritis is .almost always I rcach - no ma "er how far sway he mild and should be classifier; as an I m3 ? oe - , ailment rather than aa a serioiu or! That gives rue to another query: dangerous disease. It is something in vle »' o[ thMe circumstances, must with which the victim has to learui to live. 75 Years Ago Today we keep right on sending our soldiers into far lands to figiit? If we are smart \ve shall sidestep that question until we corns up against it in a big way. But there are « lot of folks who'certaln- ly feel like laying "No". A Perhaps the ideal will be achieved Open cotton bolls, the first re-1 _ lne crea tion of a United Nations ported this season, were brought to , "police force" strong enough to deal the Courier News office today from with such situations, assisted by the F. B. Quails farm at Flat lake.I powerful economic sanctions Open cotton was also reported on • against aETCisors ^l! 5 '^! 6 .:™? 'IV™ h ""j| the Wafcon farm near Arrnorel. Hi - Then a f, loval ' members would After was planted April 17 and has been ] contribute their share and no slnitls open since the I4th. I coim try would be called upon jfc, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barham j ^^ an unc i ue burden. W and granddaughter. Shirley June.j bout a minute, however, he led ow diamond from the dummy! East won with the ten of dla- londs and returned z spade. Pete left today for a month's vacation I . . | .^ , . , IC1L UJU<1\ lul A 1'IUJIL.HA VaUilLIUill ™" £.?: ^J^^'^lS - rtU ,± 'hich will take them to Pasadena,' with a trump, and ruffed a low iamond. He then drew the rest of he trumps and entered dummy with the ace of clubs. The ace and klnp of diamonds dropped East's remaining cards tn that suit, allowing South to discard the two losing spartes. The low diamonds were now good, but South needed only one of them in order lf> discard his losing club. The remarkable play at trick two was not as crnzy as seemed South wanted to establish lhe diamonds without losing control o trumps. He couldn't tell how elthe: red suit was colnp to break. The line of play Pete adoptct assured his contract against an; 4-2 break In each of the red stilts He needed lo ruff only one dia mond after giving one away am therefore could stand a 4-2 tmm; break. Since the diamond ruff oc (Utrrcd on the second round, h didn't have lo fear an over-ruff. Pete might have made his con tract by some risky line of pla that Involved guessing how th missing cards were dlslrtbuled, hi the line of play that he act'iall udopled required no guesswork an •nt*il«d DO rUlu. ' wh f e .. th *y win visit M«. . .arhants brother, San Diego, where are motorinK . hey will attend the fair, Los An- 1 IM in<1 olner tnUi of , nttrMt („ that stale and Old. Mexico. 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