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811 THI BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINE6, Publisher •AMY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Associate Editor PAULO. HUMAN, Advertising Manager 8ol» National Advertising Representatives: W»llto witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, AU»nU, Memphis. «nt*r*d u »econd data matter at the post- •ffk* »t Bljiheville, Arkansas, under act of Con, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: >» carrier In the city of Blythevllle or anjr •uburban town where carrier service U maintained, 20c per week, or 85o per month. By mail, within • radius of 60 miles $4.00 per 'ye«r. »2,00 for six months, »1.00 for three months; by-mail ou(sid« 50 mile zone, 110.00 per year 'payable In advance. Meditations And they of Kphrjlm shall be like i mighty mn, and Ihelr heart shall rejoice a« through wine: yc». their children shall .see It, and hr. jUd; . their he«rt shall rejoice In the I.oril,—Zecharlah !#:». * • • Christ is redemption only as He actually redeems and delivers our nature from sin. If He ' 1* not the taw and spring of a new spirit of .life, He is nothing. "As many as are led by the Spirit ol God, they are the sons of God"—as 'many, no more.—Horace Bushnell. Barbs When Indians ruled America, the squaws did 'ill the work and Ihe men loafed and hunted .»!! day. And the white man thought he could Improve on that, - • -• * Tmklnr • tirl In hl« arm* ton often h one. W*T for i fellow to ftt her on his hands. * * » A "Peeping Tom" in a South Carolina town . WM Kit by 24 shotgun pellets while running away. A tackful instead of an eyeful. ' . * ' * * . T 1 " Pennsylvania Dutch hold i fesllval In hnn- •» of thrtr cooking. Featured «r« »pple butter, •floo fly He, K-rappte and bli-arb«in»le nY sodi, • • • O»n't you Just Imagine some waiters trying to 'help their son* with arithmetic? Combat Pay Request Has Precedent in WW2 It has been gome time now sinct •nybody has referred to what is going on in Korea as A "police action." Th« foxholes there are just as mud- dy and uncomfortable as the ones the "American G. I.'s riuj? back in what is now M*ing called "the other war." = .-." ?When it rains, which is often, it is Just as miserable as it wa s in Normandy .,U)'d St. Lo. The gun and the jungle rot *nd the "bloody nose" ridges are just as .relentless aa th'ey were at Guadalcanal «nd Iwo Jima. , .: Th« scream of artillery shells, the whine of a sniper's bullet, bring on the same cold sweat and are no less fatal in the hands of North Koreans than they were in the hands of Nazis and Japs. And,who gets the biggest mouthful of all this? The infantryman. The doughboy, the dogface. The nicety of fighting under the flag of the United Nations ia a little bit lost on G. I. Joe, pinned on his belly- while somebody else from north of the 38th parallel lobs mortar shells all over his neighborhood. Combat is the infantryman's job, 24 hours a day. And since he's doing- that job, he is beginning to wonder what's happened to the extra $10 a month he got for being a combat infantryman in that "other war." Back in \\-ash?ngton they're busy with defense figures that run j,,to billions, and a 10-dollar bill is easy to lose in the shuffle. For that matter, it isn't very much money-cxcept to the infantryman. It's combat pay, ;md he . s jn comixlt> an( , lie feels he has it coming to him. "We're fighting for the same principles as the guys in the last war," a private on the Korean front line told one war correspondent the other day "We're taking the same stuff as Uley did Why am't we gelling the 10 bucks a month they did?" They've started giving those frontline G. I, s combat infantrymen's badges now. So the foot soldier's firm belief that hes been in combat all along in Korea must be official. Somebody better pa ss the word to the paymaster, too. Animal Crackers Here and there it's still possible to «nd a news item that isn't related in som. fash.on to the Korean war, mobi . mation, and the menace of Russia For example, Mr. James itoneimilh of Dayton, 0., i. back from the Kgvpt an Sudan with a cargo of rhinoceroses leopards,.cheetahs, crested rats, « vcr' vet monkey, two gala m (whatever they J. are), and * couple of ant-eaters. Aloiiesrnith report* that h« tamed two rare white rhinos »o well he can now rid* them bareback. He also has had aome success in weaning ant-eaterg away from an insect diet to H new secret formula. Seems like there'll be more percentage in Jetting lliem eat ants and maybe selling them as auxiliary picnic equipment. Views of Others Congress Adjusts In Slow Motion Tlie Korean war might have been more palatable In congressional quarters had If, been timed to an off-election year. There can be little question that present difficulty in expediting the unwelcome lax program centers on the apprehensive eye directed at the November, voters.'The question involves both parties. Neither wants the onus of Increased taxes charged ,.to It, though the burden is heaviest on the Democrats, who constitute the majority and have primary responsibility, so the Senate's finance committee ha* decided noi to make an excess profits tax applicable until Jan. 1. H would not be surprising to see the individual Income tax lift put off to th« same date—more voters feel that directly. Probably the Kremlin did not ,time'the Korean war to the federal fiscal year,. but-to do so Is sound fiscal strategy. All.t»ic commitment! for the new year precede July 1. This war began on June 25 RIIO. we got in It two days later Re-arranging « tax program . could have been anticipated to be the headache It is now. . There is sound ground for initiating the excess profits tn.x with Jan. 1 because In most oasf.s the business fiscal year coincides with the calendar one. Also, the ledera} lax take Is based on the calendar year. Business and'industrial planning Is tailored to the same period.. With war in being, very thoughtful executlv«. and budget group have some idea or what must 'be faced In 1951. They can be under no illusions that the limitation on profits Is almost certain to come. But Congress is still subject to muddled thinking. Witness the. Senate's Monday vote to aj- «ire r, profit whlfe fixing controls on meat prices, but not to include this provision In any other commodity. This not only does not make sense, but resolves inio a combination of tyranny and absurdity. There are (wo reasons for controls- to protect the domestic economy .gainst human selfishness In > crisis and to augment the war- Income. Nobody Is helped when people are driven out of business, certainly thinking Americans expect protection against excess profits, biit they do not expect price fixing to destroy busine« operation. I While the Senate Is about It, If rent controls are to return, property owners should be protected • gainst the loss of fair profit witnessed under 'the conscienceless government administration of rent* until controls were abolished after Warld War II. —DALLAS MOHNING NEWS Have a Gum Drop People can live entirely on turn drops as long as 10 days without any harmful effects. This /act, long known to children, hu now been discovered by science. Ten men of the- United Stales Air Force ate.jhe gum drops-called "starch Jellies" for the sak*-6f seriousness-ln >n experiment performed-Irr'JUaska. To those parents who carry on > running battle with their children <L* to the relative merits of candy and good solid food, this is going to b* a crushing blow. The child who Is told not to eat candy before meals, because it might Impair his appetite, may reply with the full support of the Air Force that he could eat the candy and skip the meal, and weather the experience In prefect health. It probably will occur to more than one bright child, too, that since the Air Force has done so well with gum drops, it ought to look into some other problems as well. Is more than one dessert to top off a meal as unadvtsable as the elders say? Is there any truth In the notion that Ice cream, pickles, hot dogs and strawberry soda pop do not mix well? If the Air Force's experts can answer these questions in the negative, those wings on their uniforms won't Just be pinned on, the way children look at It. They'll be sprouting from their shoulders. -5T. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH So They Say If one side attacks its neighbor it If iaccord- ing to Russiai not an act of war but an act of peace.—Sir Oladwyn Jcbb, British delegate to UN. - » • • • You're safer kicking up to 125 miles an hour on a race track than dodging the average driver on the highway at 35.-Johnny parsons, winner of Memorial Day 500-mile race. • • « Wrestling, as seen on television, teaches children to take unfair advantage of their opponent* and ignore the rule book.-CJyde V. Hissong, Ohio state education director. • • « We are all In agreement that the people of Korea must give the American aggressor* the lesson they descrw.-p a i m iro Togliatti, Italy's Communist boss. • * • We must make Formosa the baM lor national recovery, a. vanguard for the slmggle of the (r «. People of Asia and a champion of world peace. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. Anyone who thinks managing a ball club Is > cinch ought to have his head examined, you don't know what worries are until you try running a leam.-Casey Stengel, manager ot the world champion New York Yapkccs. • « • If word came from Washington tonight, our plant* could begin conversion tomorrow to the production of more than three hundred and fifty military Items or classes of Ur-ms.-GwIlym A J'nce, president of the Wcati.igHous, Corporation! Delegates From the U.S.S.R. Ptter fdson's Washington Column— Plans for Air Force Expansion Will Cover Two-Year Period WASHINGTON (NBA)- Getting the U.S. Air Force up to approximately 70 groups ts slightly mure than > two-year Job. It Involves » build-up in all lour branches- strategic bombers, air defense, tactical support for troops and transport. This expansion be in two stages. First. from the present groups to SB. ihollld be Pei«r . completed by the end of 1951. Then the full program which should be completed by 1953. The number of groups rioas not include the transport planes, air rescue service and similar auxiliaries which are organized by squadrons, Nor does it Include some 27 groups ol Air National Guard defense and tactical mipport planes* National Guard air strength is ex- IN HOLLYWOOD pected to remain at 27 grouns throughout this two-year period. " Cast of (he expansion program will be something over $6 billion for the planes alone. After the planes are built the Air Porce may need additional ground facilities at, which to base them to proper dispersal and operations. It is no longer considered advisable to go into public dlsciisj.'oji of specific plane numbers in the expansion program, though much basic information has been previously released. The 70-group plan was fully discussed with Congress when it was previously proposed. The Korean war has made little Changs in this planning. But to play it safe. Air Force expansion Ls now discussed only in general terms. B-36 Still hest Plane oi Ms Type The expansion program includes a 50 per'cent increase in heavy strategic bombers of the B-36 type. Decision to build more of these heavy bombers ,ls perhaps the best answer to frequently heard criticisms that the planes are no good. The B-36 Is still considered the best plane of its type available. But no airplane is ultimate perfection. Sooner or later the B-36 U bound to become obsolete. It will then DO replaced by other types now on drawing boards and under development. Rtissin has no B-36 equivalent. There will be a 30 per cent increase in medium bombers of the B-29 and B-50 class The B-29 was the heavy bomber of the last war. It is now down-graded to medim UNSbouklRusb Troops to Korea AUGUST 11, 1M* By DeWITT MacKK.V/CE Ar Korean Affairs Analysl General MacArthur's call for —...... lt »» ul t, ^aii iuj more ground troops from the Uniled Nations membership, lo bolster hli badly ouffltimbered <v>«es In Korea, has brought to light a lot of in- Th« DOCTOR SAYS Ute. August Is a gloomy time Iterestinif f. c t 5 -«cm. . Wt tfUeoa While there have (wen numerou, offers of vartou* kind, of » ld , ther. has seemed to be a comJderabli m luclance M tt» part « •>•««,. lions to send ground forces As a result, thus far only e i. h » countries have been annpunced „ offering to send such troops. Th. rest are still considering the ni at ter-or have decided to let utk-,1 Sam do it. f Another pertinent fact I* jf,,* pollen ^e^y^ ,'h'e !!?«^nleTfro^l? 4 flflfl frnm TUallnv.,1 .. i _. , _ "i ;ame time every year. When the symptoriis are severe the nose alternates between a stare of running mucus and being completely stuffed up. T he eyes water, . 4.000 from Thailand and abou from the Philippines. Also accep 'in principle" were offers of troon. from Britain,' New Zealand .rut Australia. ten and sometimes are so swollen Delalli io B* £ J«5-=s =? ' JsawsMSg-te >nd When the frost has destroyed the a Hen three i s no further trouble inless R little dust which contains he pollen is stirred up. This does lot mean that hay fever has no omplications. however, as there is tendency for those who have had ay fever for several years lo rie- elop asthma, which is a still more ,— --,--. r ,...^.,i, nmt oUunilfis Loslstic.s arc a major consideration' One (nine which has delayed th« sending of Iroops has been the de sire nf ihe donors to train new unit, for the Korean theatre. That take' a ol of them, and General Mae- Ar hur has urecd that organized units already In existence be «« rather than spend time trM.un.' new troops. s isiresslng condition than" er itself. v hay fe-1 Job which MacAr and South Korean treatment for > doing has blinded t American" These are best given either all ie year around or for several lonths before the season slnrls Many hay fever victims are p,ir- '"Hy and temporarily relieved DV conditioning. This relief is due o the filtering ol pollen out of the ir which is breathed in. Some- mes a room which has a pollen to be met at (his juncture. Infanir.v Wins War We once more are gpHin a a strlk ins demonstration of the "fact that it still takes infantry to win wW And MacArthur hasn't anything like the infantry he needs. He Is un JRalnst the bitter fact that North K.nrea is a red cornucopia through ----- .. ,..n. mi.! rt puutrii ir n i , *••«•»» iiuiin iter in the window gives a certain , ' , ls a rert cornucopia through mount of comfort. winch pours a never ending strc-m "nigs May Hi-lp „ fiEhtln? men. The forces of the A great many n co ,,ie m.n ,„ £*:,. c °T lander . ln <*ief could ...«>v,j niLrung in uno .status, but It Is by no means an fccts. however, and A great many people plan to .« their vacations during the hay ever season and go to places where ne pollen is cither absent or very light, in this way they can get ehef for at least part of the time Several dni?s known as anil-' islamuies and goin» under vari- us trade names bring considerable ?hef to many hay fever sufferers, hese drugs act for only a short me. but they do help many hay ever victims when their svnip- oms are intolerable. They are not ntirely lacking in undesirable ef- obsolete plane. As" has no'.v teen announced, some' of these planes have been transferred to England. A 50 per cent increase in tactical air strength 1? called for. The.se will be planes to support ground therefore ------ , u ., ,j L-iitri eiLM y should not be taken,without some .. e cout knock out every last mother's son from North Korea, and still Manchurian and Chinese Communist fisht-mcn could potir down Thirty thousand or more ground troops alrendv have been pledged ami presumably a good many more will come from countries which haven t fully recognized the emer- Rcncy and have been moving slowlv MacArthur's report should help To put that right. p So much for the physical asnect of this call for U.N. help. "There remains another side of vast Im E? fna ,?"- 7 hat ls the Psychologic*] effect-of af powerful united Nations troops, as the Air Force has been doing so effectively in Korea. Tactical air power is of course essential for any long war, but it ha.s to be built up only in relation to the increased strength ol the Army. If ground troop strength is See KDSON on Fnge 10 By Erskina Jonnson NEA Stair Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NBA) _ Dennis OTCeele is going ha-ha over the story of a certain male star who tells people that he never loses .ileep over box-ofiice flops. As a lajl'y who can reel off to the last dime the gross figures on every picture he's made, Dennis told me on the set of "Passage West": "There's no such animal In all of Hollywood. Take Clark Gable, wbo*-, a pretty pood friend of mine. Hi's the most miserable man In ihe world whtn he makes i bnd picture. Now, Clark doesn't really have io worry aboul losing his pitblie, but he grls down In Ihe dumps just the same." Other stars may see little O cars marching up and down the pages of a new script, but Dennis says he looks for the dollar marks and the fine-type print concerned with a picture's release. • • » Dan Durea, frce-lancin? for the fir.st time .since he hit Hollywood nine years ago. is searching like mad for a fsst-movhxj, slapstick type comedy. He told me: "After playing gangsters and lady-slappers in 29 pictures, r think I deserve lime off for bad behavior." Insiders are saying that Betty Mutton's wealthy papn-in-law bad more to do with her reconciliation with Ted Briskin than meets the eye. It's no secret that the marriage llundercd because ol ihe elder Brisfcin's attitude loward stn,ir- earning movie dolls. Hollywoodiles are shelling out S7.- 50 for signed copies of TetHie.sea Williams' first novel, "The Roman Summer of Mrs. Stone." It's reported that Mrs. S. is a combination ot Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman. Roariifr Hoarder Jack Paar: "I v;a.s su.spic-:oii.> of one of my neighbors as a hoarder. I wasn't really sure until she invited me over. I opened her oioset door and the grocer fell out." • ! • * Charles Laughlon and Eugenic Leontovicli arc talking about taking Iheir successful "Cherry Orchard- production lo London this winier. . Doctors are.gravely concrmrd >ut Llla Leeds' health. Kcr mother is with her in Chicago in in attempt to nurse her back to health. . . . Paramount brass has gotten off the cracker barrel and orrtrrsrt an »!l-out search for a suilab'c follow-up vehicle to "Sunset Ronle- I urd" for Gloria Swanson. There's I UlJc ol teaming her with Ezio Pinii —"Glamor Beipns at 50"? Lee J. Cobb plays a policeman who learns about the birds and bees from Jane Wyatt in "The Gun." Other night Lee turned on his TV set and saw himself in a Harry Sherman oldie, "Buckskin Frontier." In it Lee played Jane's father. • • * Arizona has passed a ruling that all theaters selling popcorn and peanuts must take out a grocery license. Now Arizona moviegoers can get canned canned ham both In the lobby and Inside the theater. Riilh Roman Isn'l wccnim; over losing Ihe role of Marlnn Brandos ulfe in a "A Slrectcar .Vanipri Mr.- slrr" to Kim Hunler. She dr Ihe plum role opposite Kirk IJo filming by Marlon ParjOnnet and Ed Lewis. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Bj OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Three N. T. Bid Con Be on Invitation "Please settle a bidding dispute for us." asks a Chicago correspondent. "We were not proud ot the way we bid this hand. We managed to salvage the merest shred of our ,sclf-respect by stealing a | r i ck the play. "West opened the len ot hearts and dummy's ace won the trick Declarer then led the Jack of spades' ind East ducked, thinking that South intended lo take a finesse medical supervision. 'piVr'thcrmore stand" in Korea" i- some people seem to lie helped The members of the Soviellfcc more by_one k.nd of preparation are watching evcrv move inHhe and some bv „„„,„.... Korcan „.„,._ ' to ^-^ £ ''^ racies stand up to the job. That rlso is true ot nations which thus far some by another. entire hand In one bid "Who is right?" Just about Ihe same strength that is needed for an opening bW of one no-trump. It indicates a hand Ck COIIUI 75 VSUM Ago Today ... ---,-- — •••iii<_4iLv;a a iittiLH with nil of n,e luibid suits stopper! ami probably some help in the bid ] C'elSS ^^^^IS^K ^e'tfoTV' th^'anf a l^rj^™ S» ^ Ml * W H.»S posite an opening bid cannot be anxious to slop at game. If the original bidder has extra strength there ought to be a play for sla . two Max B. Reid Is on a business trop to St. Louis, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Parkhurst are ' and the Wn£r V^t™ ' ™J of'^sl 1°" tn'e^ w^st im as his partner lo get to that current,y spending Svl I ,,. tour °' Ycl 'owstone Park and Shi Ml "si "'?" ' he ° rand Can '" n I ""• ••»•!•"•>«*». «»u n. uu -jtn.il, 11 niitiincvi UJ t-MKC a llttOSSP in "The Travelers"—lliis li:ne As It happened, the, jack of snadVs .___:__ t _.. ... ... . hB | ri , he trjc!c anfj dcc|ilrer ' now on a co-starring basis with Kirk. In "Champion," the picture Uiat zoomed her to stardom, Ruth was billril below Marilyn Jack The Falstt Man Smart, who stars in ui's "The Pat Man," has been warned by his medics to cut out the Charleston routine.s at Hollywood nlteries. ... Galley proofs of'Budd Schulbcrg's new tome. "The Disenchanted." now being passed around in Hollywood, arc shaking the seismograph. It's screen writers wnj get it in the neck the neck this time. . . . Discount rumnis thai, Bette Davis will (to a dramatic aTopsy and Eva with In^rid Bergman for Roberto Rossellini. she's laughing up her sleeve. Success story: Several weeks ago Ben Cohen met a friend from New York. Leon Goldcnberg, who said he hat< come to Hollywood for a film career. Ben wished him Hick. Other day Ben visited the jet of "Only the Valiant"—the scene was a western town following an Indian rail—and there was his friend Leon. He was stripped to the wal-l, spread-eagled on a fence, an "arrow" stuck in his chest and chocolate syrup oozing out of the "wound." Leon saw Ben. smiled glumly and said: "Imagine coming 303 miles for this.' 1 ' George Montgomery has closed his valley retail furniture, store. The danged thing kept turning a profit —boosting George and Dianah's Income (axes. . . . "Run lor '.he Hills.' 1 a comedy about the aloin- had .13 of the coldest tricks ever Nort^ 1* Pan AK83 N-S vul. K»st South Pass 3 N. T. Pass lead—V 10 West Pass seen on land or sear one spade three hearts, tour diamonds" and five clubs. "When the smoke had cleared North complained bitterly about South's 'closing' bid of three no- Irump. He maintained that by Jumping to H game bid South had shown no Interest In slam, if that were really Soulh's message when he bid three no-trump, North could hardly afford to bid a slam single- handed. "South claimed that there Is .10 such thing as a 'cto«ln E - jump io game in. no-trump. He said that a Jump to three no-trump shows considerably more than a Jump to two no-trump. If South has a hand that was too strong to Jump i- two no- trump. North Oiiiild not worry about his partner's Intentions The •••- .>">i.i- aoout nis pariTin s ImenMnni: Tim war .care, U bein* rushed for early h»nd »u»t b. worth . ,)am wheTh- - —- •• "."in 111 iiu-ll LlJIin mediately or he might have made some exploratory bids first. However, he should never have dreamed of several days with frlenuds „„.. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rosenthal and son, Harold Nathan, are spending several days in St. Louis. Stote Flag Answer to Previous Puzzto HORIZONTAL 1,5 Depicted is '•Tantalum the state flag (symbol) of '13 Notion H Silly behavior 15 Expire 16 Claw WPealt 18 Diminutive suffix 19 Removed 21 Pronoun 22 Any 24 Brain passage 26 Neat 3 Observe 5 Small bottle 6 Unoccupied 7 Tumult 8 Departed 9 is called the "Panhandle Slate" 10 Insect egg 11 Chemical compound 23 Type size 42 Dismounted 25 This state 43 Donated supplies much 44 Hebrew measure unit 32 Mistreats 45 Negative reply Tellurium 33 State of mind 48 Jewel 27 Italian coins (symbol) 35 Alleviation 50 Past 28 Greek letter 19T °°k 36 Young bird of 52 Cerium 29 Type measure , "«ption prey (symbol) 30 Not (prefix) 20 Predicament* 41 Rodents 53 Bone 31 College rlrprri . (ab.) I Z 5 K 5 i b Is 1$ | IO I . IP 32 Love god L 34 Simple 37 Skeleton part S~ 38 This state ranks 40th in 39 Chaldean city 40 Constellations 48 Low German (*!).) 47 Droop 49 Texas mission 50 Be sick 51 Optional 53 Curved molding 54 School term 55 It produces much • cc*l VERTICAL 1 Broadest 2 Magazine executive

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