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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 12, 1950
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PACK EIGHT BLYTHEVIIXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1050 THE BIA'THEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEFF, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Mtn»«CT Sole National Advertising Representative*: Wallace Wltmer Co, New York, Chicago. Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter »t the port- cUl« »t Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ol Con- iress, October », 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ol Blythevllle or any tuburban town where carrier service \f maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 60 miles »4.0fl per year, S2.00 (or six months, $1X10 for three months; by mail outside 60 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. Meditations Oh that I knew where I might find him! lhal 1 might come even lo his seal!—Job 23:3. * • • God IB everywhere! the God who Jromed Mankind to be one mighty family, Himself our Father, and the world our home. —Coleridge. Barbs Ijke father, like son !& okay—but most men like daughter. * • * The annual cost ot crime In this counlry rum Info billions—and nobody can say we arcn'l getting our money's worth. ' * » • At least the New Year brought a lot of changes —of Christmas presents. * * * A Kentucky man mistook tils wife for a burjlar •nd shot htr. Men arc such n-nllsts. Loose conduct has Into tight places. a bad habit of leading one Users of Electricity Invited to Contribute If you live in or near Blytheville and and are reading this with the aid of an electric light bulb, you'l! probably have a young caller at your home sometime next week. He (or she) will be a high school student who will ask you to sign a card. This card will give you the opportunity lo assign your refund from the Arkansas- Jlissouri Power Company to the Blytheville School Board. It might mean that you'll be signing , away a few cents or a few dollars , , , if you're a big user of electricity it might be more than a few dollars. To most of us, the refund probably won't amount to more than $5, but those few dollars are vitally important to the conclusion of this campaign which, if successful, will mean about §30,000 for use in completing the Negro school plant i and in the construction of the new white high school building. You're personal response is important because that is to be split among about 6,000 of the power company's customers. For the campaign to be successful, in other words, about 6,000 people will have to cooperate in a spirit of quiet, anonymous giving. he didn't make the grade in 1040 *nd 1944. He was young, and considered inexperienced for the problems of the great war then raging. Besides, in 1944 he bucked one of the strongest political personalities of the country's history in F. D, R. His 19-18 failure was something else. It may have been partly a failure oi personality, for Dewey docs not fall easily into the role of genial, hearty, bluff pol- itican. Most experts feel, however, that the 19'18 outcome was more a failure of the GOP to develop a program botli distinctive from its Democratic counterpart and attractive to the voters. If that's correct, then whoever takes " Dewey's place in 1952 will suffer the same general handicaps unless the party can frame a powerful program. The Reds Passed This Way Views of Others GOP in '52 May Use Dewey's Experience Gov. Thomas E. Dewey Vias done his bit to clear the Republican political atmosphere by announcing he will not be a presidential candidate in 1952, 1956 or 1960. If lie means what he says, the decision is a definite milstone both in national politics and Dewey's personal history. No aspirant for the job since the Democrats' William Jennings Bryan ever tried so hard or so often sis did Dewey. He began as a boy wonder, making his first bid for the OOP nomination in 1940 when he was 38. He came amazingly close but lost to Wendell Willkie in hetic voting at convention time. Four years later he did get it. But although he polled 22,000,000 votes he bowed to Franklin D. Roosevelt in the election. No defeated nominee ever had won a second Republican nomination. But Dewey broke that precenent in 19.18. Everyone remembers how confident he and his parly were of national victory. The surprise was great when President Truman upset all forecasts to beat Dewey by more than 2,000,000 votes. Despite the bitterness of that reverse many thought Dewey would try to match Bryan by gaining a thivd nomination. But lie apparently has decided against that course. Whatever the Governor may or may not do on n lesser political scale, his statement on the presidency marks the end of an era for a man who has been prominent on the national scene for a dozen years. There's no great mystery why While the World Waits The United states is fiddling with the atom. \Vc are not taking advantage of what ought to be the greatest boon men have had presented to them In thousands of years. What has happened, and, even more important, what has not happened thus far in our atomic energy program is a national disgrace. There is another world war looming on the horizon. The energy In atoms, if It were used for purposes other than bomb-making, could win that war for its, and might prevent It altogether. Even with the limitations ot our existing microscopic knowledge of what can be done with atomic energy, we know enough to sec how It could be used to solve some vast world problems, All western Europe, including England and Germany , Is sorely In need of opening up undeveloped areas of the world In order to supply new markets and new sources of raw materials. for example. With existing non-atomic means, this problem Is staggering. If atomic energy were used to run power plants, It might dwindle to entirely conceivable and manageable proportions. We are concerned with possible fuel shortages In the event of war. Atomic energy power plants could solve at least a portion of this problem. There ui a world food shortage. Atomic energy power plants could salvage millions of acres of what Is now waste land, desert and Jungle. But all tills is still In the realm of pure speculation. Progress toward converting dreams into realities has been terrlfylngly slow, and at, the present rate of progress, they are still many years away. The men who have been charged with the conduct of our atomic energy program are not at fault, our national effort has been Insufficient. We simply have not had enough brains at worfc on these problems, and we have put roadblocks In the way of persons who have been trying lo jolve them. Mcst Americans still think, of atomic energy only In terms of atomic bombs. They are afraid of this unexplored new force with its unknown possibilities, The result is a national phobia which has turned atomic energy Into sv political football. Small-minded metOboth In and out of Congress have been permitted to harry unmercifully the people who have been trying to learn what can be done with atomic energy In order to make the nation ind the world strong and prosperous. Reactionaries and professional Roosevelt-haters In both parties are trying to use atomic energy only to discredit the New Deal. Frlght.- ened men are trying to put the atom back under the control of military brass hats, many of whom have no more conception of Its potentialities than they had of the potentialities of the airplane after the first world War. Despite the fact that Russia has progressed far enough in Us research Into atomic energy to learn how lo set off an atomic explosion, isolationists are trying to prevent the tremendous advantages which would ensue if scientists of the United States. Great Britain and Canada were permitted to consult together on the problem. Even plain, old-fashioned party politicking has interfered, The continuing delays and harassmcnts have driven out of the atomic energy program many of the men who are sorely needed right there. We hove worried too much about security and not enough about development. Certainly the essentials of security must be guarded, but "security" should not be driven ho far thai. It pre- venls progress in research into atomic energy. We have confused security with secrecy. The security ot the nation does viol depend'on a tu- tlle attempt to preserve a secret, most of which. If It ever existed at all, is already out. The security of Ihe nalion depends on a fundamental readjustment in the nation's thinking to appreciate the fact that it is the energy which is important aboul atomic energy, not the Incidental fact that it can make bombs. Atomic energy is an immeasurably powerful weapon both for war and for peace. H will never be the weapon It could be for cither if we continue lo dawdle with It until another war has engulfed the world. -ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH Relations Near Breaking Point Between Pakistan and Indians The DOCTOR SAYS By Edwin V. Jordan, >1. D. Written for NKA Service Each y«ar thousands of patients have to submit to an operation involving removal of the gallbladder. In some cases this is because stones are present in the gallbladder; In others. It Is because the wall or lining of the gallbladder becomes inilaniccl. producing pain and other symptoms. Now the gallbladder lies under the liver ami ribs on the right side. H is .shaped like a small pear and is hollow. In the human body Us principal function seems to be to store bile, a substance manufactured in the liver, emptied into the intestines and useful In digestion, pnrtk'nlarly the digestion oi fatty substances. Nile Should flow When the biles does not flow freely, germs can grow Inside the aUbladder and other irritations By DeWlll MacKentie AP Forrljn Affairs Analyst We shouldn't let the Chinese crisis distract attention from another grave situation in the Asiatic theatre, and lhal is the badly strained relations between Pakistan and India. These huge neighbors, which only about two and n half years ago received their complete Independence, from Britain, are at swords point. The position has become so serious thai the grim word "war" is being bandied about all loo freely for comfort. There are several reason* lor the differences: economic complications, devaluation ol India's currency while Pakistan stood pat. the bit, ter struggle for possession ot 'ifjf > rich state of Kashmir, and the centuries old religious animosities. A week ago India's deputy Premier Sardar Vallabhai Pate! told an autiiencc of 20.000 that "India docs not, have a friendly neighbor (meaning Pakistan) and the wounds of the subcontinent's partition are and troubles can develop. In nddi- "°l healed up." Patel was de-lending So They Say PETER EDSONS Washington News Notebook Defense and Foreign Policies of U.S. Generally Favored in Poll of Editors tion to the formation of stones in tli? gallbladder, the gallbladder can become acutely or chronically inflamed. If the infatuation or Infection comes on suikleny the condition Is called acute cholecystitis. This Is often accompanied by pain on the right side of the abdomen which sometimes extends through to the hack under the right shoulder blade. The chronic form of cholecystitis has much Die snme symptoms as (he acute variety but they are not so severe. Almost always there is some disturbance in the digestive tract and people almost always complain of a "full feeling," "gas on the stomach," or similar vague distress. Sometimes Inflammation ot the gallbladder can be improved by giving chemical substances by mouth which stimulate the emptying of the gallbladder. This Is not always successful, however, and when it Is not, operation to remove the organ has to be seriously considered. WASHINGTON (NBA)— U. S. national defense and bipartisan'for- eign policies now in effect are in general supported by large majorities of American newspaper editors. These results arc outstanding in a poll of over 100 newspaper editors recently conducted by this column. While the 345 editors replying Indicated that from 50 to 70 per cent of their papers were opposed to the Truman administration's domestic policies, t.5ie.ratios were almost exactly reversed on key Questions dealing with foreign relations. "There must be no retreat from our place as a world leader," the Youngstown, O., vindicator summed it up. There were, of course, some vigorous exceptions. The Huron, 5. D., Daily Plainsman regards the bipartisan foreign policy as "a negation oi the democratic tradition. organi?.ation. , ] California Taper TVants More UN Support But as the Alamosa, Calif., Courier points out, "The U. S. ts now spending $400 on armaments for every dollar it spends on the UN. If the UN could be made more effective, then we could abolish needless spending o/i .\r,v.o. -And once the cold war Is stopped, the budget- balancing problem would not be so great." As reported in an earlier column, the editors are three-to-one in favor of continuing the Marshall Plan aid to Europe for another two years, though many believe the amount should be gradually reduced. Similarly, "editors want savings in the federal budget to be made first on domestic programs, second on foreign aid programs, and Ihst and least on national defense. As to how the defense money blindfold for the Republicans, end ; should be spent, there was varying nn iron curtain between the public I opinion. Another question nsked the and the mistakes of government." I editors was, "In the recent B-36 vs A big majority of the editors still[super-carrier controversy, do yo 1 support the United Notions. One of j feel that the Navy or the Air Fore the questions asked them was, "Do i was right?" Thirty-seven per cent you feel that the United Nations 1 -' "-- -"' ~" J " 1s doing all it can to preserve peace?" Sixty-four per cent answered "Yes." Thirty per cent said "No," with six per cent giving no opinion. of the editors expressed bewilderment on this one. They were aboul equally divided among those who would express no opinion at all those who thought, that both were Editorial opinion in support of the right in part, and those who UN job was three-to-one m the•thought neither was light. Of thi East, decreasing in the South and ! 63 per cent of the editors who di< Midwest to a two-to-one endorse-1 have definite views, 42 per cent sale ment in the West. / Still, the New York World-Telegram calls the UN "ineffective." The Waynesboro, Pa., Record-Herald says "Scrap it." A number of editors feel that the UN could tin more if it had a police torcc to carry out its decisions. Others think the UN could do more if the Russians were not so contrary. There was token expression of the opinion that the UN charter itself limited the effectiveness of the world peace ihc Air Force was right, as agairo 21 per cent for the Navy. Another hey question on the inak iu:* of foreign policy for 1950 was "Do you favor rearming German at this time?" Answers from th editors were 67 per cent "No" lo 28 per cent "Yes." with five per cen expressing no opinion. "Slop pec [wring Germany to be winner the next war," said the Gainesville G;i., Times speaking for the major Hy. Reservations on Rearming Germany. There were many reservations p om editors who think rearming he Germans must come eventually. \ot yet. but I suppose soon. God ve me." says the editor of the "Veeport, III., Journal - Standard. Yes. reluctantly." says the Koko- 10, Ind., Tribune. Still others, like he Morgantown, W. Va., Post qual- ied their answers by saying that jermany should be rearmed only on a limited scale, under control." The Durham, N. C., Sun favors re- rming Germany "industrially" nly. Two questions on further military .id to China got an even sharper urndown from the editors than the luestion of aid to Germany. The irst question was "Should the U. S. give more aid to Nationalist Chila?" The answers were: 18 per cent "Yes," TG per cent "No," with < per cent expressing no opinion. The Hagerstown, Mfl.,. Mail advised, "Wait for the Jessup report." There was plenty of opinion similar the Montgomery. Ala.. Advertiser's expression that the U. S. 'should have given more aid in the past,"- but that—as the Muskogce, Okla., Phoenix Times - Democrat comments—"It's too late now." The next question was, "Would you support the dispatch of U. S. troops to China to fight communism?" The answers came back 84 per cent "No," to 11 per cent "Yes." with five per cent expressing no opinion. There were but few qualifications on this one. The Bakersficld, Calif., Star said, 'Favor use of Chinese mercenaries under U. S. oflicers." The Utica, N. Y., Observer-Dispatch favors aiding Chinese Nationalists on Formosa, but not in Asia. And this paper would send U. S. troops only "to protect American citizens, not to win back China." 75 Years Ago In Blytheville — Mrs. John C. Barker who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. Mel Brooks for the past 10 days, is leaving today lor her home In New Orleans, Miss Jane Gosnell, who has been in Memphis making preparations for entering Gartly-Ramsay hospi tal for training as a nurse, has returned home for A visit before re turning there January 24. Miss Hel en Laden will also enter training a the same time. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Vanbibbcr an nouuce the birth of a Eon yesterda; at their home at the Peabody Ho tcl. The baby, who weighs nine pounds, has been named Justin Wayne Vanbibber. sure you will decide that the best opening is a club. Now strangely enough, if you hold the ace and king of clubs, you are supposed to lead the king, while if you hold the king-queen of clubs, you still open the King, Therefore, if the ace Is not in the dummy, nor in your partner's hand, your partner hns lo guess whether you or le- clarer holds It. As Bickcl pointed out. when you hold a long suit In which your partner may be void, do not make the conventional lead of the king if you do not hold the ace. Lead the ten as long as it is as good as the king. Here is what, happens in today's hand if you lead the ten of clubs. Your partner vvill trump it. He will return a trump and there is Just no way for declarer to make his contract. However, with the. king of clubs opened and West having bid four clubs over the one heart bid, Easl will not ruff, lie will discard a diamond. Declarer will win the trick with the ace. pick up the trump then throw West in the leac vith a club. Any return that Wcs nakes will cost him a trick and give South Ills contract. his government's expenditure of Iwo-lhirds of lls revenue on defense and declared "India will not reduce expenditure until her relations with Pakistan become smooth." Hope to Avoid War "We have built up our forces to At another point he said: that no nation dare attack \LS." A day or so later Prime Minister Nehru announced that three weeks earlier he had sent the Pakistan government the draft of a proposed joint declaration banning war and roposing settlement of differences jy negotiation. He said Pakistan lad asked for this draft after ha •ml proposed such an agreement. Thus far there has been no announcement ot a reply from Pakis- an. Friends of peace are keeping heir fingers crossed, an4 hoping igainst hope that the two coun- ries can bury the hatchet. Ono great difficulty is that they don't rust each other. It was of course i terrible pity that the great Indian peninsula had to be partitioned in the first pl^! 4 ' I The division of the subcontintS'J | into India and Pakistan lias produced an economic catastrophe, since India does the greater part I of the manufacturing and Pakistan, which Is largcl yagricultural, produces much of the essential raw materials. One example will suffice | to show what Is happening Pakistan is the world's largest I producer of jute and accounts for 13 per cent of the output for the entire peninsula. India has juta I mills processing more than SO per I cent of the globe's jute. In short, | the two nations are dependent on each otner In this vital matter of | jute. Monetary Troubles Encountered To add to this jute imbroglio, I there is a fierce quarrel over cur- I rency values. Some time ago India I devalued the rupee while Pakistani refused to follow suit. The result Is j hat India no longer can buy jute I .rom Pakistan excepting at a heavy! oss because of the depreciated cur- I •eucy. So India refuses to deal, anrtj IN HOLLYWOOD l;y Krskine Johnsnn |:A Slnff Correspondent Snlt . . . . ' ......... Heavy Flutter content Above average Container Noisy Kouml 30 per cent audibility Counter girls ..... . . Blond, blue-eyed It is a time for renewed determination on Hie part of all of us lo bend every eiievgy IOV.IH; Ihc attainment of a Iruc and lasting peace lor ourselves and our neighbors throughout the world. —President Truman. « * * Ultimately »e will recognize them (Chinese Reds). The universality of control is already there. Sen. Elberl Thomas lD> Utah. « * * I was most happy abont the kind of reception In Denmark. Everybody lias been so beautifully prepared for us.—Mrs. Eugenie Andmon, U. S. ambassador to Denmark. HOLLYWOOD — CNEA1 — RonaW Oilman doesn't mind calling rqmur dances in the privacy of Beverly Hnls mansions, but, when Growlm Marx gets Into the net on the screen—uh, uh. Colman. as a square rtance callor. routine™! 1 .! 0 Bing^CrosbyV; ncw-"(lim.i mu« got into a taxicab and or"Mr. Music." Then Colman read the script and bowed out. Thr explanation 1 hear, is Hint j Colman labeled the Idea "loo undignified" tor a mnti who may bc knigh:cd hy his British king. 1 Groucho. by the way. read a trade paper item "that Phil WviRley :*: paying Gene Autry S500 a week to j Uay oiit at television and imme- [ diatcly wrote Arlhur Kr.sel: ! "This is exactly the kind of a deal f have oeen looking for. Thrj following arc my <ates: ! "For slaymj: off television. 55(10 3 ncrk. Tor slaying off radio. Sloni) j prr week. Vnr SMOO n -nt-rU I will 1 stay nut of movies and for SMOO a \ will slay in my morn f<lr -'. niir ,. Ilic Siuirlsmcii. Ihr t.alest Martin Kagmvay report: A do reel Ihe driver to take him lo nirmlalc. The driver said: "I don't 'snow hiw to get lo Glendale." The in Mc-iaii said: "Well, cct out a imp and follow it." The driver said. "I don't know how to read maps." The musician tliiM replied. "Okay, Him just fake It." 1 understand there 's an airplane "liimiiiit;" device which makes a humming noise in the pilot's car- phonrs. iiy staying on the beam and KrnphiR the hum loud and clear, iM-n an amateur pilot cnn bring liU plane in lo home base. T frITowcil tlie hum and wound up at the Coco.innt Grovr wlicrc four happy younis men wcrr hum- McKENNEY ON BRIDGE Hy \V»lli'.un V.. McKcnncy America's Card Authority Written for NKn Service Give Your Partner Tips Thai He A r <?erfs Today's inlcrc.sting hand came from Freddy Bickcl. headvaitcr at the Mayflower Hotel in Atlantic. and the important jute iiidustrvjs j stagnant. * Patel's comment on the devalua- I tion situation Is: "We arc not fools I to pay 14-4 rupees for 100 ruuecsl and \ve will not succumb to prcs-| sure tactics." Thus runs the sad story of India-1 Pakistan relations in virtually all I fields of activity. Naturally both I countries are suffering grievously] and the only possible solution Ls . taolishment of close economic rela- J tions between them. If lhat isn't done—and done soon I —the consequences could be disas-1 About 55 per cent of American families own their own homes. It is estimated that about six ton., of coal are used directly or indirectly to manufacture an average motor car. Marine Coelenterate Answer to Previous Puzzlo ever. Orson Welles, f hear. Is Iryim; franlirally to contact ex-wife Rita Haywoith. He wants lo borrow some rnotioy from her Prince for his Litest film enterprise. The seven times married Sally Haincs is siiiRlc again and waitlne anxiously for ihc new 1050 bands lo come out. "liirli hums .the commrrciMs on .lack IViuij's shniv. They have par- lnyp<l ,\ lium Inlo a half million rtol- lar rntcrprisr and so can no longer lir disrrc.Trtlod. As supper club entei'latnmenl, they're great, f'vc never hoard such perfect harmony on such n wide hns- 1 varicly of songs. Hut Ihc darn luim- ' mill!! Inllowcd me homo. An alr- Along ISoporl lo the popcorn public. 1 Just tcok 3 survey ,'f Los Anstlrs thiMlcrs with the following results: T«xluro I'"' 1 "' Flavor Excellent. 1 , p.iot. I understand, can lurn Iht ilnrn Ihing off. rigskin IMIlrr Producer Sam Sticfol is talking to Red GraiiKC about, doing '.he Sec HOLLYWOOD on Taje 9 * AQ2 V A 9 7 5 -I « AQ9 4. A 2 Lesson Hand—E-W vul. Stiuth \Vrsi N'orth E.lrt IV 4 * 4V i'ass 5 ^ Pass S V Pass Opening—* K 12 City, N.J. H? gives us. a very fine lesson hniKi in the play. However, before we get into the play, nickel said, "The four licarl bid by Norlh .\ns i\ HlUC optimistic. Tile live club bid by South not only shows fir.u round control, but is a mild slam try. When North bid five net rts it is a definite sign-oft and there should be no further bidding." Look over the West hand. I am HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted marine creature 9 It is found in the —12 Ago 13 Run away to xved I!Little demon 15 Half-em XG Fancy dives. 18 Exists 19 Account 21 Give 23 Babylonian deity 21 Measure of area 25 Highway 27 Go by 30 Skill SI Near 32 Symbol for illinium 33 Boundary (comb, form) 34 Writing table 37 Prince 35 Whirlwind 39 Oriental measure 10 Inserts 44 Give ear 16 48 Egyptian sun god 49 Church dignitary 51 Universal language 52 Halian goddess of Ihe harvest 54 Eaten away by weather 55 Help 56 Born 5711 has long VERTICAL 1 Taunt 2 Sea eagle 3 Musical note 4 Period of time 5 Move with celerity 6 Electrified parlicle 7 Ran 8 Demigod 9 Yes (Sp.) 10 Exude U Church part 16 Prod 17 Fillip 20 Type of fuel 22 Brazilian macaw 25 Incursion 26 Shield bearing 28 Hindu, garment 29 Mix 33 Leave o(it 35 Call'for help at sea 36 Retain 37 Gaelic 40 Press 41 Back ol the neck 42 Allowance foj wasle 43 Withered : 44 Final ! 45 Shrub genus 4G Great Lake : 47 Bp\vs slightly 50 Diminutive of Alonso 53 Compass poinl 55 Morindin dye

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