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f ACT EIGOi THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THX COURIER K*wr* CO, H, W, HAIWUJ, fubU*b*J •UUUtY A. KAIKE8, AitlitiBt PubUator A. A. rRZDRICKSON, AuocUt* Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising U*ni«er •ok National Advertising Htprwenlativei! W*U»tm WlUner Ce, arm York, Chicago, Detroit. AUutta. Uemphia. Jtntend u Mcond elau m»lt*r at the poti- •ftie* at Blythevllle, Arkanaaa, under act of Con- trru, October », 1917. • : Member of Th« Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES; *jr e»rrier In the city ot Blylhsvlllt or tnj »uburb«n town wher« carrier wri'ice ii maintained, 20e per week, or Kc per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 mllea »4.0o pet j«»r, »J.OO for six months, »1.00 for three month*; by mall outside SO milt lone, 110.00 per ye»r payable In advance. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER KJ3WS Meditations Bui lei u, who are at the day, be aober, pat«•( on I)M kreutplaU »f fiith and Invr; mi »«r » helmet; Ihe hope of salvation J The*. i:S. * . .* * Look up and not down;'look forward and no|. back; look out and not In; and. lend a hand. '.—B. E. Hale, Barbs Believe all you hear any time, a train whi»- tlea for a crossing I • '• • * A Frenchman Invented the tin can In iafi». Htw about a toast to hl» memory, brides? * •' » Razor blades are reported being sold In some restaurants. Before or after they're used to slice meal? » * « When EikloiM apank their thlldren we 1 !! bet they aaaite the fur fly. » • ' '• Little girls are young people who are not very likely to be of much help to their mothers later on. No Early End to Korean War Despite Optimistic Reports /Everyone ».t home hopes our field : commanders know what they're talking about when they say the war it over : in Korea! , : The valiant American retreat down th« peninsula and the game stand our soldiers have been making for weeks in their narrow bridgehead and the amphibious-assaults at Inchon and other places stand .out as bright chapters, in .U. S. military history. But inevitably they «r« deeply tinged with the grimness and bitterness that goes with being outmanned and outgunned. The generals tell us in effect that we'r. starting 8 fresh page in a new chapter. But no one should imagine that it will make breezy, light-hearted reading. No matter how confident our leaders may be «f final victory, too-ready optimism over the quick collapse of the North Korean enemy seeiris ill-advised. First of all, we don't know yet that the Russians who are directing the North Koreans will not continue to pour ample stocks of new and powerful weapons into the battle. 1 If the Russians decide to do .that, some of the equipment will get through despite the pounding that : Allied flyers are giving North Korean • transport. We do know that the North Koreans have far from exhausted their available military manpower, even without drawing upon any Chinese Communist units. To be sure, these reserves undoubtedly would not be as well trained as the forces original!}- used by the North Koreans. But they might ob- tlruct our path for considerable lime. Nor can any American leader be confident that the Chinese Keds would not throw some of their battle-lhough- ened divisions fnto the fray to prolong the conflict and keep the North Koreans from being rolled up beyond the 38th Parallel. Apparently U. 5. officials think this isn't going to happen. But they don't really know. And can't know until the American offensive develops and the Russians and Chinese are put to that test. In other words, the most critical decisions the enemy must make—those which most seriously affect the duration of the war—have either not yet been made or have not become evident. So it is foolish for us to talk glibly abuut crushing the opposition swiftly. We do enjoy one advantage that might make for a fairly speedy North Korean defeat. Questioning of prisoners discloses that North Korean morale doesn't stand up well under reverses. Easy victories have long since slopped for them. They may lose the will to fight when the full weight of U. S. men and material Is thrown at them. But until »uch a collapse in moral* •ctuaijy oecur», H'* risky to count upon it. Right now it hag to b* classed as wi&hful thinking. We've got to assume, for our own wfcly, that the enemy will be as tough in defeat as he wag in victory. We've got to expect the worst, if it doesn't happen that'll be our good luck, Truman Gives Out Some 'Handy' Advice President Trutnan has plenty.of detractors in this country, but none of them contend he isn't a good, politician. So when he hands out political advice, it probably ought to be accepted. The oilier day h^ told Senator Ben- Ion, Connecticut Democrat that the way to gel elected is to shake as many hands us possible. Mr. Truman suggested. 25,000 hands as a nice round figure. Who dares lo say this formula's wrong? The President applied it in 1948, and earlier than lhat in his second senatorial fight buck in 19-10. Both times he won over tremendous odds. Mr. Truman was talking lo Benton, but the Republican opposition might well take nole. Handshakers are usually fighting candidates, and the only way to defeat a fighter is lo fight back just as hard. Looks like an awful lot of hands are going to be wrung between now and November. Views of Others Russian Plane Reveals The True Enemy in Korea true part in the Korean war may be at least partially unmasked a& a result of United Nations forces shooting do*a a plane with Ruislan markings and a pilot in Russian uniform. The plane had fired on UN naval force! off tht Korean coast. Thli concrete evidence nhould make clear to people everywhere what those miblinded by enemy propaganda have long since realized: that tire North Korean* are merely puppels of Moscow and that their strength /or the long pull 1* 'in direct ratio to the amount of help they get from Russia. Vf« havt had enough ot tunhemiwis like "Soviet communism" *hen what we mean I* the Russian dictatorship. It is Russian aggression we are lighting In Korea. The «cx-,ner all the world can realize that, the stronger our hand will be. —ATLANTA JOURNAL Car Owners Walking More. Some of our heavy-caliber, long-range scientists have told us that men's legs eventually will become just vestig.il appendage* because they don't walk enough. Maj-be so, but a Irjiffle- study made by the Bureau of public Rrjods^says it "ain't" no, ao <»r as folks living in the cities are concerned. The argument goes like this: Became of the Inability of cities to solve their parking problems motorists are forced to walk farther and farther to reach their downtown destinations after park- Ing lliclr cars. The study also shows that as cities grow the •upply of curb parking space decreases proportionately. Curbs are limited and as the downtown area grows vertically more curb space is restricted for service In connection with adjacent buildings and tor the movement of traffic. "And, as any irate motorist can testify," says the report, "off-street parking facilities have not developed in a compensating manner, tor cities of more than 260.000 population have less than one-half as many total parking spaces per capita as cities of less than 100,000 population." Tin nine cities of less than 25,000 population were found to have as curb and olt-stceet parking spaces for every 1,000 residents. In cities of 50,000 to 100,000 population there were 57 spaces, while the major cities over 500,000 had only 12 spaces per 1,000 residents. It's heresy to say so but according to accumulated evidence parking problems are part of the price we pay for what we think is the ideal life -city living. But they do give a class of experts 3 lot to guess at. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT So They Say Tills is no time to defer the profit dollar while we are drafting men. This Is no lime lo increase the national debt. This Is Hie time to tax—and not to borrow.—Sen. Joseph c. OMihoncy ID Wyo.). * • • The Democratic Parly has olficUlly placed Itself on the side of Communists and communism.—Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy IR., Wis.). * « » It would appear that each older generation "views with alarm" the ynuih "problem" of Its day.—Dr. Carter V. Good, of U. of Cincinnati. » » • Tht entire Pacific Ocean . . , has become A vast moat U) protect us as long as we held It. If we hold It we may have peace-lose It and war is inevitable.—Ocn. Douglas MacArlhur. « » « Americans are known us the greatest ol all salesmen. But wr aren't working ,t sc ]ij ns ), u . man freedom. And iinle.ss we slart to work soon, human freedom will be sold twt,-u,-Gtn. vre- tiled) In c. Baker. * - • . I wonder It Korea might be (he testing ground for World War III such us Spain was for World War n?_&tn. John J. Sp&rkjj, in , D ., A ] 4i)i The Question Is: Shall We Rearm Germany? THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1950 Many Reservists and Draftees Bitter Over Being Called to War «>• DOUGLAS I.AtlSKN NEA Staff Corre.-spornlont (Peter Kelson is on vacation.) WASHINGTON — (NBA) — Dc- [ense officials are concerned over the attitude of the men who arc being drafted and called back into active duty. Naturally there are as mnny different reactions as there are men being called up. But a sort of resigned bitterness about the whole tiling seems lo be the typical feeling. On top of that, reports from Selective Service headquarters indicate the rate of men trying to dodge the diaft by various means tsihish- ti lhan World War II. And (he machinery set up by the services to consider deferments from calls to active duty is helnis swamped. As far as the services go the worry is that reluctant recruits mlRhl not make good righting material nnrl that the future reserve programs are going In need some severe overhauling. Letters from' men .soo.i to go in and interviews with them, tell the story. Here is a typical letter froai a man in nn nrsau- i<-«i reserve unit who-has just gotten hi* cull: •When .they signed me up they lea us lo believe that it was just a question of march a couple of times a month and set, paid for it, And fn the case of war everybody would bf. in and I'd be ahead of the other fellows, ' Nnw I've been called up .inrt :vcrybor)y else Is staying home. In spite of what they tell me about ]ob guarantees when I get back I know lhat th stayed out ot the organized reserve ivjll get the promotions while I'm Er>ue and a couple of years of my li/e will have gone for nothing as fnr BS my earning power Is concerned. Believe me. this It the end of any reserve units for me and plenty ot other guys In my outfit." It's unfortunate, but what he says has P. lot ot truth in It. Another reservist, a navigator, who has Just received his call, stales his opinion: "They got me and I know it. I'm coins; in but they can't make me like It. I'd feel better H I didn't know about all the profiteering, black markets and graft that goes on while a few of us out there do all Ihe f Anting. We didn't knoiv about those things last time, but we sure do now." news ot strife, within the. services sinceilhe war and Ihe more recent bitter denouncements of former Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson and Secretary ol State Achesnn haven't helped the attitude of the draftees and reserves who face service. A Marine reserve captain makes this typical comment.: "Las', ivnr when you led men on ..ie beaches you were convinced you were part of the hest-equipped, best trained fighting force In history. And .you thought you were ivinst the world for freedom. This mdft it easier when you men were lied" and wounded. "1 don't know how I'd leel now. seeing- my men rile because maybe .squabble In the Pentagon had 5i;l(ed in not enough of the • --— - a — ~..— . n>j«'istu .11 nut c:jiu[i£[i 01 one rt^nfc ie smart guys who | kind' of bazookas. Or maybe having si tht feeling (hot this whole thing was just a mistake made by the State Department's striped pants boys. I don t know what I'd say if my men were to ask me about these things." Why Are We Ftshlln B 7 As a result of the prominence given to international affairs since the war. many ot the young men about to be drafted are pretty savvy about the world situation in general. This probably inspired the following comment from a youngster who had just received his notice to report (or induction: "It probably wouldn't have seern- ed so bad to be drafted to fi?ht the Nazis. We knew we hart to fight them. But I'm not so sure about fighting North Koreans. I'm just not sure why I have to fight." And another one from a boy about to be drafted: "My father fought to save the world for democracy. My brother fought to preserve freedom But they haven't tow me as yet what I'm supposed to save." Military men, commenting on these attitudes, say that enthusiastic patriotic fervor has always been exaggerated as a factor in why men accept service In the past. "They go because they gotta go." one officer says. But the experts who are most concerned with this attitude do admit that that job of whipping up morale, and fighting mood in the men taken today Is goinc to be tougher than it ever has been for the reasons given here. It's a Job which will require a bi^ sincere effort by Ihe services. Big Three's Action In Germany Strategic present- society. In a person Th« DOCTOR SAYS A spastic colon or Irritable bowel Is undoubtedly one of the most common conditions afflicting mode.-n man. Tills disagreeable disorder seems to be.at least partly the result of the tense pace of living today and the nervous strains of our with an irritable colon, the wave-like motions or peristalsis of the bowel which pushes the wasle down the intestines come too close together and lorce the material along too fast. This usually causes diarrhea for a short time, after which the bowels are empty and will not move merely because there Is nothing left there. Consequently people of&n think lhat they are constipated; they take a cathartic, and the whole vicious cycle is gone through again. Those who are afflicted with an 'ihe'thln ^T?" l!kel> , 1U ' "* M """""» "« * cla "'" s the thin side. They are often overly jt.' s u r n , book lhal nervous and emotional. They all !v. ",.-.?", ^!?...". know that getting frightened or angry makes their symptoms worse. Often the intestinal waves come so frequently as >a cause discom- lort and griping In the abdomen. Frequently people feel bloated and . neWITT MacKENZIB AP Foreign Aff'lri Anaysf The decision of the Elg Thre» poweri—Britain, France and America—to *n<\thelr protracted state of war wild Weslern Germany U a strategic move calculaled lo main- Iain peace and to strenglhen ths defenses of Weslern Europe. . i»% Id terms constitute a warning (& Russia not lo Interfere with Wesl- ern Germany. Indeed, Ihe Big Three say blrnily that, any attack on Berlin will be regarded as an attack on them as occupying powers. •• This means, so far as present Indications go. that the old Reich will remain divided upon its present, lines indefinitely. Russia's eastern zone of 46,500 square miles, with its population of n.300,000, will continue as a comrmmized satellite of Moscow. The western rone — 06,300 square mile.t, with a population at 49,700,000—will function separately under Its Bonn government, with "the Big Three continuing occupation. But will Germany remain divided permanently? I don't believe so. The Germans are a clannish folk and H's Ii Ine book lhat sometime in (he distant future these two por- i-'ons 01 the fatherland will coalesce by fore- 1 or otherwise. Protection for Germany Tht Big Three decision not to end military occupation ot the country serves a double purpose: It notice gurgling sounds. Whenever is a safeguard agalnst""oermnny emotional upsets or worry cornel building up a war potential which along the condition almost always j would permit of further aggression ;ets worse. TWs may be followed by it is a protection for the unarmed d-y or two during which the bow- * l ' cl *' Present defenseless, els do not move but the abdominal As "° ul d be expected, the Big pain may continue. Exposure to Th r.*« "greed that the recreation of cold, various Irritating foods." es- * German army would be against, pedally raw fruits and vegetables lh «J^" 1 Interests of, Europe nr« tend to make the condition worse f G «™">y herself. Throusliout tend to make the condition worse. Cathartics and ' laxatives are frequently responsible for setting otf an attack-. Those who understand the relation between their nerves and the symptoms of their irritable bowel can also help themselves a great deal by trying to avoid annoyance, worry, and emotional upsets. Bland Diet Helpful Even after the disorder seems In be much better some mental or physical upset or some change of diet may bring on another- bout of tiouble. A spastic colon does jjol lead to cancer or other serious diseases but it does cause a lot of discomfort. When the condition has not existed too long, treatment Is fairly effective. This includes strict avoidance of laxatives and laxative-foods such as raw fruits and vegetables rne use of what Is called a bland diet consisting largely of cooked cereals, creamed soups, millc products, eggs, fish and other non- rrilaUng substances, and attention :o the general health Is desirable. If: the condition has lasted for a great many years,' treatment is complicated, long, and often not completely successful. IN HOLLYWOOD- It; Cnkln* Jon neon KA Stiff Corrnponrient -tNEA)— Exclusively Yours: Sam Goldwyn's representatives will meet with Eleanor Roosevelt about * trilogy on the life of FOR. The first Is "Young Roosevelt." and lakes him ihiough his vears as Navy secretary and up lo" Ihe .irne when he was stricken u.iu\ paralysis. Metro will film ".Monies I Ii e Matador" In Spain. For Ava Gardner and her somiet-scribblinr IMJIJ- fljhlcr? Don't, took for MGM lo Ins; 3cborah Kcrr and Sara Churchill nto the same picture. Sonja Henie could skate (or Ihe rest of her life on the Ice generated when the f.m British dolls meet. The feud started •vh.cn Sarah's hubby, Anlhonv 3cauchanip. refused lo photograph Deborah for a photo magazine because her political sympathies arc vilh England's Labor Party. It's hush-hush at Ihe moment, but Intlie producer jack Schwartz s beating every studio to the war headline picture with "Korean Pat- •ol" which Eagle Lion will release. I kt he 3 new star when "Thr F Man, hits movie huoses, won't bt playing Capl.-iln Anrly In MOM'S "Showboat." Ills radio show rules the role nut for him, • + • Gloria Swanson is still gulping. A Hollywood radio commentator intiortucrrl her as the actress who See HOLLYWOOD on Page 10 Producer Howard welsh U try- ig lo buy the film rights to "Gcu- Hilr :mcn Prefer Btonnes" !o? Gm- r Rogers . . . MGM just ac- -Ircri Its lourth Ida Lupine, fmrt Director Don Wei.4. The other three arc Sally Forrest. Keeic Bra.ssclle and Hush O'Brien . . UI's candidate for Oscar honors will nc Jimmy Stewart's "Harvey," slated for Deccn;bcr release. There will be no publicity drum be.innc. however on Ihe theory that films touted for Academy "Award sthry raicly make mrmcy at Ihe boxnlfice, Slonr. Ajc Hlms for TV Some oldies eohiK way back to 1900 are being offered for television. Bidding actually Is under way tor rights to "Sweet Memories." ".Mar- riit£ Mary pickford, Lottie Fick- ford, Jack pickford and Iheir mother UOOfli and "The Memlrr ol the Nets." nisi, Ma ,. y p^ford and Mabel Normand. rmand. Sm»tl, expected • JACOBY ON BRIDGE George Salutes An Jowa Player ny OSWALD .IACOBT \Vrilten (ur NBA Service "The plaj-crs out hers have been intrigued by your tales of Generous George's exploits." writes a DCS Mollies correspondent. "Maybe this ' li.ind will show j'ou what I mean "West opened his 'sinrleton liuiiip. rxpccting that'South aauld try to rulf his diamonds In num- niy. i'.e hoped to «it doivn dummy's ruffing power so lhal the diamonds could not be cstablisncri. "South won the opening tcad in h:s own hand and realized Mtit he could not run all of his diamonds In the dummy, especially since the opponents would surely lead additional tnmip.s whenever they ^ot in. He therefore decided to eslaojish dummy's clubs. "Alter drawing three rounds of trump;, South led a club Iron) h!j hand and played the queen troui (tummy. 'It was at this point •jist Hast remembered the example of Generous George and decided lo live and let live. "Following thc.se generous principles. East pliycd.llie Icn a! clu'is, allowing dummy's mteen to h::ld the tnck. This left declarer Mth no play for his conlracl. "He led a diamond to his ace and led another club towards diiirmij In Ihe hope that West had the r.cc. Thh hope wa.s dashed when E.isl took Ihe nee of clubs. "Ei>j!t promptly besan the spades, and South cuffed the second round, i He could get lo dummy osiiy once This was enough lo establish dummy's clubs but not enough to cash the good cards in lhat suit. "I am sure you will notice thai declarer would have made his contract If East had taken the fust club with the ace. Soulh would then be able to take the second club trick with dummy's king ancj ruff a club, thus establishing the rest of the suit. Dummy's queen of hearUi would then furnish entry V Q1062 • S + KQ9863 11 A J 10952 VS I'DUUK) » A KJ94 • AQ953 + 52 E-W vul. We»« Kartt Tass 2* 3* 4V Double Pass Pas* Opening lean—* S 1 V 3 # Cast 2* 4* Past tor the rest of the clubs. "We'd like to know what George thinks about this?" George sends hts congratulations to East, but he was not 50 complimentary about South's method of playing the hand. The trouble was that South drew the trumps t» quickly. = After winning the opcjilnj .'end. South should BO after ine clubs immediately^ East might reiu.>e to take the ace at once (still his b«t play) but South would find IL c^sy tn gel lo the dummy as oltcn as he liked with trumps. FV>r cx-mple, If East refused the ace of clubs, declarer cojld Uike Ihe ace of diamonds and lead another club. East would win and lead spades, South ruffing the second round. Declircr would lead a trvuvp to dummy's ten, ruff a club, and then enter.dummy with the queen of. hearts to run the dubs. Ion? rttscusslcn ot this problem France -emaintd firm In a refusal to agree to such rearmament of a Germany; which three times within 100 years had attacked her. However, Germany isn't lo be left militarily impotent for defense Purposes. She Is lo be allowed to create mobile police formations, and such forces can be very effective. This would seem lo be a shrewd move on Ihe part of the Big Three It not only strengthens the general defenses of Western Europe, but It niay be expected to give x fillip to me morale 'of the Germans. They are a proud folk who would resent bitterly being utterly dependent on Ihelr conquerors for prolecllnn. This same point about morale also applies to the Allied decision that Western Germany shall be allowed to handle her own foreign relations, which thus far have been dealt with by Ihe occupying powers. One of the most Important Allied decisions Is to foster the rebuilding of the German economy and integrate it with that of Western Europe. This means, among other things, that production In the great._ Ruhr steel center will be speeded uplf to bolster Western military de-"" fenses. ; The agreement with Germany lakes the place of the peace treaty which should, and could, have been signed long ago If the Weslern powers and Russia could have come to terms. Even nox l.he Big Three fmeign ministers have little hope of an early agreement with Moscow on a treaty. Coincident wllh this German development comes indication that the Big Three are going to speed up the creation of a. unified army for Western Europe. The British and French defense minlslcrs are expected to rush to America this week for conferences. IS Years Today Mrs. Meyer Graber won high score prize at the weekly meeting >f tne Contract Eight Club yes- erday when Mrs. Lloyd V. Wise entertained the group at her home. The Little Theater organization will have Its first meeting of the fall season Monday evening at the city court room, with Mrs. Anne Stevens Potter, president, presiding. Mrs. Potter lias named the nominating committee to present a slate of new officers. Committee members include Oscar Fendler. Miss KARACHI -«•)- A 70-year old Julia Craig of Osceola, and Dudley while-bearded divine who denotm- DcnUiiv A commiU.ee of the Rev.Ices western ways and demans » J. J. Thompson. Mrs. R. r. Kirsb- theocratic state Is winning new fol- ner and Mis-t Martha WinhnrTi K.i» lnnr*r« frt- . _,.i!j:--i _- ... _ . Moslem State Asked ner and Miss Martha Winburn has been appointed to submit plans for fall activities of the group. J. B. Slovall, newly elected" commander of the local American Legion post, and Fred Carlock, chaplain, will leave tonight for St. Louis, where they are to attend the national convention. lowers for a political party whost origin was a religious group. Mon- • lana Abul Ala MouoodVs party \lA, the Jamaat-E-Islami, or Theocratic^ Islamic Party. Hi.i theme is that while Pakistan Is an Islamic state, the government of Prime Minister Liaquat AH Khan Is "un-Islamlo and ftr from Islamic ideals." Bloodthirsty Killer An*w«r to Previous Puzile HORIZONTAL. 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