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SIX THE. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. • K. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant PubUshsr A- A. rRBDRICKSON, Associate Editor FAUI/ D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager * Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered «s second class mailer at the post- effice at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act, of Ccn- frtw. October », 1917. «n •ggrressor knew w» wer» not ready. UMT will not be in time for Korea. But it should be written into our laws right now if it—and America's defenses —are to be in time for anything, BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NTEWS Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION F^ATES: Bj carrier In the city of Blythevllle or »njr suburban town where carrier service li maln- ttlned, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles $4.00 per year, »2.00 for six months, 51.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations Sajlnr, The son of mm musl be deliverer! Into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, »iul the (bird diy rl§« »fa'n.— Luke 24:7. * • * Our sin.s are debts that none can pay but Christ. It is not our tears, but His blood; it is not our sighs, but His sufferings, that can testify for our sins. Christ must pay all. or we are prisoners forever.—Thomas Brcoks. Barbs Why is It that folks who intrude always say they hope they don't? * * » A Kanui towTi judfe ruled that cits and tot* may be ktpt In apartment buildings, wh.v not Include children, too? * * * An English ape returned to its owner after being taken more than loo miles from home. A boomerang-outang! » • « The Army hn abolished the Cavalr.r. If they'll done (hat a few years looner the Sioux wwrt* now own North Dakota. * « • Fortune tellers are said to be disappearing. They can't stand the competition of the penny acile. —•In Crisp 'Cello-Phone Bags,. Maybe The New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra is goi«K to appear on the stage of the Rosy Theater, one of Broadway's top movie houses, for a two- week engagement. Conductor Dimilri Mitropoulos says Hie 101-picce orchestra will [>Iay at the movie palace in nr- tler "to make new friends who will discover the joy awl comfort of hearing fine music." Nothing like Tschaikovsky'a Fifth with a popcorn oblignto. Views of Others UMT Needed to Save Lives, Discourage Aggressors The foot soldier shuffled along the hot, dusty road that led away from the front, somewhere in South Korea. All night he had been in the middle of hell. The Reds never stopped coming, and now he retreat, leaving some of his buddies tip there for good on the hill they couldn't hold. •'•'• . "There aren't enough of us," he said. There was weariness in his voice, and a little bitterness, too. This was early in August, 1050. By now there are more men to help hold such hills— even enough men to start pushing the shrunken (J. S. battle lines-northward again. But it will take many more men to win the long, grim war that began a little less than two months ago as "police action" against a Red invasion. It will Uke many more men after that to hold what we have won, to keep us from repeating our slow, desperate retreat southward from some oilier Seoul, some other Taejon. We don't have the men now. In a few months, as the draft boards get up steam, we hope to have a million in uniform. They won't be ready for anything then; they'll still be green recruits/needing months more of training, before they are soldiers. We could have had the men in August, 1950. Four years ago President Truman, General Marshall, General Eisenhower, General MacArthur and others of the nation's leaders asked for a Universal Military Training law. It would have trained 850,000 youths each year, and hy now we would have had a trained reserve of more than three million. But Congress wasn't interested then. Neither were enough American people. The war was over. And UMT died. Now "these aren't enough of us," as the tired soldier in Korea said; and PiM'F has been revived. The Defense Department is going to ask Congress for it; the American Legion is again leading the fight, and this time it appears Congress is listening with a favorable ear. Some American parents may still shy from the idea of their 18-year-old sons leaving home for six months of basic training plus another six months of specialized training. Let them listen, then, to Gen. John R. Hodge: "How many lessons must we have? How many lives of untrained youths must we sacrifice before we realize that aggressors will not threaten if we are ready . . . before they come? Universal Military Training is not a system of aggression. It is a method of peace." Genera) Hodge wrote those words in 19.n--ironicall.v-, when he was command- mg U. S. forces in Kore*. And in 1050 Tax Excess Profits Now The Senate Banking Committee has voted for a 3-blllion-dollar increase in individual Income taxes, collection to start Oct. 1. The committee has voted [or a l-li2-billion- dollar increase in corporation income taxes, collection to start Jan. 1. For individuals, tire increase will apply to the last quarter of 1050 income, and most of It will be paid in that quarter through pay-ai-you-go salary deductions. Tor corporations, the increase will spply to the last half of 11)50 income, and all of it will b« paid In 1951, since corporations are not on a pay- as-you-go basis. In proposing to collect in new taxes two dollars from individuals for every one dollar collected from corporations, Senator George's committee is. of course, taking note of the fact that individuals as a group have far more Income to be taxed than corporations as a group. But it should also take note of the fact that corporations have received a much greater percentage reduction of their taxes since the cud of World War II than individuals. In 19+9 the Treasury collected from Individuals 7 per cent less than m the wartime peak, but H collected tram corporations 42 per cent less. Now that defense needs make a tax rise unavoidable, Congress should see to it that the Increase Is fairly apportioned. The obvious way to do this Is to enact an excess profits lax, and make it applicable to corporation income for the latter half of 1050. If a corporation does not have excess income during that period, it won't pay an excess profits tax. It U dees have excess Income, it ought to pay the tax, President Truman says there will be an ex- profits tax eventually, why not now? if it is put off until after next January, the tax will apply to 1051 income and will not be collected until 1952. Boll, to right inflation effectively and to apportion the defense load (airly excess profits should be taxed, as Individual income will be taxed, notv. —ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH Let Congress Hasten to Pass This'Legisfation Both senate and House committees have approved legislation which would provide for the support of families of enlisted men In the two lower grades. These are private and private first claw. This would change present regulations under/ winch servicemen below (he rank of corporal are considered to have no dcpndcnts-an unjust assumption under present world conditions The families of privates as well as those of servants and other officers in the armed services must have the necessities of life, and" the least our government can do is to see to It that these necessities are assured tliem. Now that the Senate Armed Services Committee and a House subcommittee have approved legislation which would provide these families with the minimum essentials. It is urgently to be hoped that the Congress will lose no further time in enacting such a measure into law. -ATLANTA JOURNAL So They Say We must never again face a great national crisis with ammunition lacking . . . few s uns to fire and no decisive procedures for procuring vital arms in sufficient quantities. The peacetime army must be prepared for immediate mobilization to an effective war army.—Gen. George C Marshall on retiring as chief of staff five years ago. -* • * The logic of independence i s death. Not until <ve arc dead will we cease being independent. The logic of autonomy is anarchy. Prom the moment there were two people on earth, self- rule was impossible.—Dr. Edwin McNeil Potcat. « « * The guy (Lou Boudrean of Cleveland Indians) plays all positions. He's the manager and his own reserve player strength. He docs the job ot about eight guys.—Casey Stengel, manager ot world champion New York Yankees. * * * If Europe were thoroughly Christian llic problems of the world wculd be well on the way to i solution.—Dr. Walter O. Lewis of London. » « » Wars do not start in foreign offices but in Hie hearts of Individuals.—Rev. Edward H. Pru- iltn, Baptist minister. » • . Prevailing union policy in I lie United States, by and large, accepts the basic principles of the American capitalistic, private enterprise system, seeing within it sufficient opportunities for workers to advance.—Dr. Kurt Brauu, ncied European labor authority. Yeah, but--- START ANVTHW6,' VEALoTOKE lOCO OKI TH£ TUESDAY, AUGUST 7T I960 Peter Frfson's Washington Column- Paying for Defense by Taxation Urged as Smaller Inflation Threat W AKWTMnT^Kf / >.TT^ . \ —, WASHINGTON—(NEA)—Tax expert Roy Blough, member if President Truman's Council of .conomlc Advisers, says that a war conomy stabilized by taxation pre- s e n t s a smaller threat (o inflation than a war econ~ only .stabilized by direct controls Speaking before an Indiana University group, Blough may thus havs revealed the thinking behind Peter Erlsnn President Trii- lan's new lack of enthusiasm for tanri-by controls over rationing, rices and wages. "Paying (for defense.) through axatlon may seem to Increase the urden, but it does not," says lough. On the other side of the rgument he says. "Direct controls re difficult to Impose fairly. They re likely to lead to evasion. They o not get to the heart of the trou- le and may merely postpone infla- on. . . .They are likely to hamper conomic growth. . . , Taxation ant! ther fiscal means should therefore at used first, with various kinds f direct controls being employed nly as they are required." Ule Department Jumps on Defense Department o! State and Department of Defense are now at logger- IN HOLLYWOOD heads over release of Information on Russian participation In Korean war. When an Army briefing officer recently gave out intelligence report that there were two or three Russian officers operating right down to battalion headquarters every Korean division, a State Department official complained bitterly. What state apparently wants to do is release all Juc h information through Ambassador Warren Austin, at United Nations Security Council, m that way, this Intelligence has maximum propaganda effect on the Russians. UMT With No KP New Universal Military Training bill just introduced In Congress represents a compromise In proposal on schedule for trainees. American Legion, which has been most active In pushing UMT, originally wanted three periods of four months each 'or the year's training. First four months would be for selection, Induction, transportation of boys to camp, issuance of equipment, physical training and getting the trainees hmisebroken to Army life. Second four months would be basic military training up to platoon or company maneuvers. Third four months or its equival-nt would be spent in reserves. National Guard r extended training. Department of Defense has held out for two six-months' periods, and bill sent to Congress provides for 1 this schedule. First six months would be divided into three months for transportation and induction of trainees, then three months of basic training. Second period would be six months or equivalent In reserves. Lrgion claims l[.s original plan would be more economical as the 800.000 young men trained each year would be divided into thr.-e groups and require fewer instructors and service troops. "" " do . Trainees won't he required to kitchen police or menial Army rm tasks under either plan. They'd b ~....~t ymn. intyti DC treated more like students in school so as lo give maximum time military Instruction. Small Division Korean communiques zation orders have focused lion on what the Army ^ m a regimental combat team" The regular infantry division is built on three' regiments of 3000 men e v h plus special weapons and service troops. The regimental combat team is a small division or task force more or less complete in i Brilliant Nehru Acts In Interest of Tibet Th« DOCTOR SAYS fej- D«WITT MacKF.NZIE AP Foreign Affair* Anjlvji India's representation to the Chinese Communist regime, In hope of preserving the political Indepen- The most common causes of In- dcn « of Tibet, invites Interested flamroatioi) of a bursa, or bursitis,'speculation. are single severe Injuries or lesser! when we speak of the govern- but repealed ones. Kneeling for a • mcnt o' Irl dia we instinctively think long time may affect a bursa Just °' Pr 'me Minister Nehru, one of above the knee resulting in the| the Breat "«' figures of our time Cnmmflfl nia lariu «v. n ..> ui_(AnH / hal ati>ov ffra t«. ti... • " the| the Breat ntv figures of our time laid's And " lat & Ives rise to the question )ursa °' what special interest he can hav» arouna me eioow is Involved. '" 'his state which perches amoj Now. any small pocket lined by' tlie towering mountains of the "re?! delicate tissue lying near one ofi Ol lne world," like an eagle In it. the movable joints of the body is' acrle - Tibet l« »n anachronism—. railed a burs:* T*uniy..i t _ , r*lir nf +h* *,-»** o m m o n malady, "housem :ncc." In "tennis elbow. 1 „ around Die elbow Is Involved called a bursa. Typical bursas'aret r * Uc those above the knees, and around | Of the elbows and shoulders. Bur-sitls often staris suddenly and such cases the Involved cavi'v likely (o be swollen and contain fluid, the nature of which depends on the cause. Acute or sub- acute btirsitis brings tenderness and In ially and lasts for a long time, discomfort may be entirely absent Diagnosis is not always easy What can be done for an Inflamed .f the _. course Tibet Is an Isolated northern neighbor of India and there is a tradition of "friendshin" between the two. However, they have never been close, except In the geographical sense. Moreover from the military standpoint even th« projected Communist occupation of . . .""'-" -"'""n. cuiiui- Tibet wouldn't create for India anv ^ B , ""' d deveta l« lhre:U whlch docs "'t already ex*s, and lasi., Mr . i „..._ why (hen dMS Nchn| * h ™' ts >; the situation with . not e to the Chinese Communist eovernmmi which, by the way, indfa has named nirsa depends partly on the cause and partly on the acuteness of the nflammatlon. In the more acute onditions, complete rest aided bv .^'adviser 386 ' " C35t ' S *" W in those cases in which the swell- ng Is great and the pressure causes onsiderable pain, the physician .ay have to remove some of h" xcess fluid. Since the fluid mav re- urn, such removal Is likely to have o^be repeated several times. and heat In fhe^orm "of'dlT hcrmy Is frequently extremely 1 -. -., ...^ „ ,,j , j i in ici ims Tec~ ognlzed officially? It strike me that Nehru Asiatic Leader rf . It .. cerlalnl y could be another Indication that Nehru Is heading towards the leadership of Asia The man upon whose shoulders that mantle falls must be the big brother "f the little fellows like Tibet a" well as the counsellor of the mlghtv In any event, Nehru Is extending - helping hand lo a small country inat suddenly finds Itself emergini mu> a strange new world which can £;. l ;"y self-centered and hard- boiled. And -naturally the Prime : Minister Is well aware that hU" c If" , are ^iiK noted carefully by I inf. rha Finali«»r._ _• r. f, f elpful. Deep X-ray" treatmeniV •ith sTesT U5fd L *° m "j T, , . Resl »l« Treatment ""•" are wing noted carefully by H™",,, h" a -» y ' some c «« »' h ?h C - ?K ell<!rIes <" many nation* hronic bursitls are resistant to all bo ' h .! n <he Orient and In the w«T^ m»5 of treatment. Injection of a ' " ' ocal an « hettc into (he ^ • Is often useful but may not .t lasting effects. The injection i some irritating fluid called a clerosing solution has been report- d lo be use/ui occasionally. In the most resistant cases, an pmtlon Involving removal of the ^ C ^" 8 . 0 ' l , hel ».'™^yhave be employed, but this h more „ s of a last resort. The sufferer rom a severe bursitis usually fee]. '5 Yeurs Ago Today an ?. 1[rs - M»x D. Miller M S !X' r gUCsU: for «"«»! \ V', Iei " S SiSt " 5 ' Mrs - Th"- ardest, of Fort Thomas Ky Mi V'" 3 M ' er °' M«lknn y a: Sgy McKecl ' M "y J«n ai, to icCuUhen who have been .. VJ ,, nv , "• C., for eight weeks/will ' ri „, ^ mc Saturd "y- Mr. and Mrs. md moblll-JAffH •' Mc <;"»chcn and Mrs. c. w. - «<•- -^he'm' -SET * £™ - There U no .standard oreanlzatioii but a regimental, combat team may have as many as 5000 men In ad ditlon to the 3000 regular infantry iroops, there may be assigned to it companies or battalions of ensi neers, anti-aircraft or heavy artillery, tanks, flame throwers or what- See EDSOX Page 10 Bj Erakln* NBA Staff Cjr HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Jim Thorpe, who once captured weightlifting contests, just won a face- lifting-round. Ten years were peeled off the football hero's face for a personal appearance stint with "Jim Thorpe—AH American.." Dr. Robert Alan Fraiiklyrt did the carving ... Spencer Tracy is worried about his health but medics have assured him he's in tip-lop shape . . . Bette Davis has been unrici-- SoinR secret medical treatment . . . Kathrlne Hepburn's wearing the gamin grin about the rumor that. William Prince is her big romantic moment. Katie's side of it: brother is a dead ringer for Prince. One day Kate and her brother t ,.„„, ,",*_" were bicycling and a spotter got L- 8 " le: Evcn tlu '"his Identities confused. P * \ «.'* '" «"' ?P? k G ""»" '" F °"' s * * I Buffalo Bill, now being dubbed at Frankfurt for German re-issue. Sad note: Margaret O'Brien putting up her pigtails for her first tccu-age role in "The Rominlic Age." ihtrV circus art drooling Word's reached them (hat Marlene Dietrich will join C. B. D«Mlllr In lour- inj with the clowns and elephants in September lo joak up color for "The Greatest Show on Earth." M.trlcne will play a trapeze star. TELEPHANT Latest stars to sail into television are Sabu and his elephant. They'll do a scries ... if it makes anyone happy, Robert Stack is now Interfiled in sUrl.-t Claudetle Thornton who was interested in Johnny Agar who was interested In Shirley Tem- Plc who is interested in Charles Black who Is interested. partner." said Hard Luck Joe "You almost played It risht' North replied. ' "Curiously enough, I'd have made " the hand if I had been a little more! a unlucky!" continued Joe. ignoring his partner's interruption. "If „« When he hopefully laid down th « ace and a low diamond, East took the queen of diamonds, cashed the jack of spades, and returned his S,, Joecouidmakeonlyhl3 nrv C s(ho " 1( J, have realized from the ( , start that tic would ha v tackle the diamonds eventually -- — « nnu 111 l i]e We^f India says she hopes Tibet's stat- MS w,n be settled in friendly negotiations. The Indian government will be pleased if there Is .^on- tfnuance of the status quo under which Tibet would be an autono- moM part of Red China. torh * Pt 'Ping Communists are said to Tibet if ,he .will join the Reef regime without trouble. That uptj her on ., mlgritj , lmls , h fc this medieval state Is a theocracy governed by BuddhJst monks, headed by the Dalai Lama. She is wholly unused to the ways ot the modern world, and certainly needs > friend as she comes up against an atheistic Communism which Is out to destrov all religion a< "the dope of the masses." „ thsf +1, —-•••—"^ "-'cjii.udi!y anal hat the, opponents would probably lead trumps Immediately. That be. "•••••-uiHitijr.. iiiat, ac- ">g the case. It w as essential to try cards mond trlcks ln h 'Bh The correct play was to lead a lamond from the dummy at the Note from 'Ilirlnu Riltcr, vara- lionlnr at Kire Island. N. Y.: "\Vc arrived ilrnvn licrc al tlic tx-ach lo finrt our cottage crowded w'lh noisy, resentful swallows wlin sccm- rrl anvious for US to 50 back In C'apislrano." LIFE WITH I.ANA Somebody had to cat humble pic and It wasn't Lana Turner. Wcit coast representatives of Life Magazine had to do some fast talking to get Lima's OK to shoot pictures of her with Ezio Pinza on ' Junmy Hollywood of the Radio the set ot "M r , Imperium." Lami I R °SUCS is telling about lhe druntt put t!-e mag at lhe top of her liate ! lvho accos 'ed •> cab driver with: list when an unflattering picture of ""rive me tfov.n fn Alcolinlics —— - I Annn.vnioux." Cab Driver: "What do von vianl to t» down there In "The Lemon Drop Kid," Lloyd Nolan plays a dapper gnm- bler who wears J250 suits—but no shoes. The ad campaign will c a|[ him "The Best Dressed Man In America—Almost." herself, in her wedding" g'ow'ii'. appeared after her marriage lo Bob Topping. • • • Famed film writer Jane Martin -once Donald.. Crisp's wile-is now working as talent scout for a bi s 10 per cent agency . . . Richard Greene and at Medina, who cant make up their minds about a divorce, were a uuzz-buzz conjbiiia- (Ion al the darkest table al the Villa Nova. Ellye Marshall, co-starred with Roary calhoiin in "Rouse River " was named "Miss Piofllc o[ insd" by a grouji o( amateur pholniria- phers. "But why." she asks, blankly, "do they always make me urir bathing suit when they pholo- graph my profile?" for?" Inebriate: 'I want (o find oul iv name and address." Jimmy says In line with the ! times the Radio Rogues will soon be called the Television Rogues I tlidn't have Itic nerve to ask him if Jimmy Hollywood would chance his name to Jimmy Video. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Ti.l DSU'ALIl IACDBT Written (or NEA Service Hard Luck Jo* Fouls Up Again "We almost made that cross-ruff." Joe was right, but to was his partner. Joe would have made his contract If he had plavcd It cor rectly. West opened the kin? of hearts and dummy ruffed. Joe immediately embarked on a cross-ruff after cashing dummy's ace of club- He ruffed a low club with the seven of spades and rufferl another * Q 5 3 2 1 • ' None > 74 22 + AJ98643 (DFAtER) *« ¥ A KCJ8 74 » K9S A O S 2 N W E S AKJ4 * Q R r, 3 *K 10 * A 1098 7 (• C! C 1 < ^ r u if 4 > AJ 102 L 7 N'cilher vul. West Norlh East Smilh IV 2. •IT 4 h 2V <* Do Puts Pass Opening lead— V 2 A >ble Piss K heart with dummy's three of slies He then ruffed another cluh with the eight of spades, and rutted n ( s last heart with dummy's five of spades. At this point it was ••'--, ,-| v ev! . dent to Joe that the cross-ruff could not be continued forever tn order to set the stage for another ruff In dummy. Joe led a diamond from the dummy and finessed th< lack from his own hand. West won with the king of dla- monds and returned his singleton trump. If West had not ''rid < li-iimp to return. Joe would have been able lo ruff another diamond In dummy and therefore would have marie his contract. This is what Joe meant when he said thit 'e was not unlucky enough. When West returned his slnsle- toii trump, dummy 'ilavrd "the n. East covered u-ifi tvi? kins. and South won with the ace. By , w e ,t eturns a* his own hand "ruffs 'iniiM, 111115 fli«s S e sJ th" e Vck, Wlen ' • --••- i" -»cia«iji»ea Maybe that's what Nehru has in mind. That would fit-in with his reported conviction that India, should be the leading power in AsU '.' And although he lacks material resources now to progress as fast x, he would like, his country Is making great strides. Having speni nearly a year in India studying tftlj country and its people, I personal™ have no doubts as to the greatness of her future. Whether that insurei her leadtrjhip of the Far East Jb- vlously is on the knees of the gods Nehru himself i» one of th« world's outstanding personalitie*. He Is 81 years old, a Kashmiri Brahmin—highest cast of Hinduism —an aristocrat of aristocrats, and Jllll < man of the people. He was educated in India and England, and II a man of great culture Incidentally he Is called the greatest stylist of the English language among Indian writers. Add to this fact that Nehru WM for years a devoted disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, the saintly little man whom millions worshipped, and we have an Individual so well equipped by fortune that he would seem to be master of his own fate. counselor at the camp. Mr ' ind M «" I. A. Dobyns have his mother, Mrs. diamonds ruff. . and an cash the ace of continue the cross- fiom a week's vacation in EnUlP Okla., and Golconda, ill., where she visited relatives. Quizmaster HORIZONTAL 59 Philippin 1,4 Depicted radio quizmaster knife 12Haill 13 Scope 14 Carry (coll.) 15 Ruler 17 Heavy IS Symbol (or iridium peasant VERTICAL —- the air waves 3 Implore < Craftsman 5 Skills 6 Pronoun b«ge tyr Answer to Previous Puzzl» 21 Assam silkworm 22 Symbol tor nilon 23 Bohemian community 24 Compass point 26 Italian city 28 Winter vehicle 31 Humor 32 Ventilate 33 Yale 34 Attempt 35 Painful 37 Observes 38 Hebrew deity 39 Measure of area 40 Afternoon 11 Twisted 16 Comfort '8 Symbol for erbium 23 Dress 55 Click beetle 43 Medical 28 FtfBtlc »heef 44 Scoria 27 Foddw v»l 45 Siouan . Isle" 48 Unfetter « Capital of Norway SO Cooking utensil 52 Seine 55 Lines (ab.) 36 Church officials 37 Invulnerable 40 Support 41 Native of Media 42 Roman god of underworld 45 Removed 47 Type of butterfly 49 Abrogate 51 Tendencies 53 Smell 54 Century plant 56 Lamprey 57 Fond let 58 Mirth

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