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•KBT jSLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVUJLE COURIER NEWS '- . " 'THE OOUREER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher . A. A. FREDKICKSON, Associate Editor , • PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager "Sole Nation) Advertising Representatives: • W»lJ»c* Wltner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit Atlanta, Sfcsiphis. • * Entered *s second class matter at the post- . office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act 01 Coa' ss. October 8. 1917. Member of'The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ol Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is main. Uined, 20e per week, or B5c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles S4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable in advance. Meditations Because with Hrs j*« have made the heart »f the tifhteous sad, whom ] have not made sad; and sirenribened the hands of the wicked, tlinl be should not return from his wicked \vay, hy promising: htm Ufe.—Ezekiel 13:22. • * r Let falsehood be a stranger to • thy lips; Shame on the policy that first began To tamper with the heart to hide its thoughts And doubly shame on that inglorious tongue That sold ILs honesty and told a lie, —Havard. Barbs Headlights lead Ihe : way. into trouble lor a lot of light heads. . ' « » ,» The Federal Reserve Bank in Pittsburgh destroys aboat one and one-half million dirty bills "of all denominations every day. That's strange, when you consider how quickly they slip through our tiaftry. • • " * It is not bad luck for > black cab to cross in front ol an auto—If the cat crosses all the way. * * ' * All It takes to be sitlinj- pretty Is I 0 be in food standing with everybody. * ' * '. ' * Peanuts are said to be : a good substitute lor meat. What we need is a goo'd" substitute 'or peanut£—at- the.movies. C. of G. Membership Drive Reflects Credit Although unheralded since the first week of its beginning,'the Chamber of Commerce drive to obtain a record 800 memberships has been"progressing with s sureness which reflects credit both on this city and the chamber's able Membership Committee. ^From its inception, the project— designed to give the ciiy a financial muscle to flex to attract industry—has been marked with enthusiasm heretofore rare in similar enterprises. Response from merchants, who have not enjoyed a particularly lively year business-wise, has been good. Late reports from the Membership Committee show the number is now nearing the 600 mark. The chamber has never had as many as 350 memberships until this year." 1 Thus the movement to give Blythe- viile economic balance has been given a spirited start, thanks to untiring committee work and the awareness of the need for industry on the part of the city's businessmen. Succeeding moves toward the goal will be left up to the other chamber committees and members. Whether the fattened budget will mean new iridus- try for BlytheviHe in 1050 is questionable. . However, with natural gas for this area nearer a reality every day, the increased working revenue does mean that the city has armed its chamber to take advantage of any opportunity which presents itself and lo otherwise promote BlytheviHe for the best interests of all. Peace With Russia Depends On How Strong We Become In ironic mood the eminent scientist, Albert Einstein, says there may be some doubt how we'll fight the next war but none at all about the one after that. In World War IV, he says, the weapons will be rocks. His wry comment accurately mirrors the profound concern felt everywhere by scientists, statesmen and ordinary men over the future peace o£ the world. Since President Truman's announcement that we're going to build a hydrogen bomb, there's been a rash of proposals aimed at staving O if another global conflict. Senator.McMahon, Connecticut Democrat, advises a ?50,000,000,000 world-' wide Marshall Plan to include Russia and her satellites. Senator Tydings/ Maryland Democrat, calls for a world disarmament parley to "end the world's nightmare of fear." A number of atomic scientists want the United Stales to promise to uso the projected hydrogen bomb only if first attacked with a similar weapon. The 1500-man Federation of American Scientists proposes that, a new, nonpartisan commission wholly divorced from the United Nations re-examine the outlook for control of atomic bombs. These plans offered by earnest, sober-minded men only serve to intensify Hie anguish of (he world's dilemma at this critical moment. The dilemma is this: The prospect of I ho hydrogen bomb hits made thu specter of war infinitely more terrifying Hum ever before! All of us believe another war would ruin our civilization and (hat therefore-we must avoid it. Yet the rush toward this frightening holocaust goes on without check. It does so because the brake that could halt this headlong race is beyond our grasp, a solul, genuinely effective peace agreement with Russia. For, if you discount the chance that Germany may rise again, the Soviet Union is Ihe only potential aggressor in sight. Every single proposal put forth these days in the interest of peace depends in the end on winning an honest accord with Moscow. But all the evidence' we have—and now discouragements are piling up almost daily—suggests that Kussia is totally untrustworthy. Desperate voices have been pleading for "just one more try" with the Russians. But, in the bluntest statement to come from our government in many months, Secretary of State Dean Acheson has ruled out any new approach to the Soviet Union on the ground it would be a useless effort. There can be no peace with Russia, he said, until tni<s country and the West make themselves'so strong that the men in the Kremlin become convinced peare is the wisest course. For strength and force are the only language they understand, and any agreement not so supported is without value to the world because the Russians will break it when rt suits their political ends. Acheson has spoken with admirable wisdom and cow-age. Jfis words should : help to,sot us on a firm course toward the strength that alone can lead'toward peace. Views of-TOthers Wonderful, or Something. Damage totaling millions of dollars has t>cen done to Arkansas ro^.ds by our Hooding rivers Thousands of families have been driven trom their homes by high water. ' !-'arincrs in the river valleys ore worried by the possibility that their planting may te de , laved _ Now compare that picture of loss and suiicr- ing with a few figures in President Truman's budget for the next year. While rivers destroy our roads, he doles out a few millions for flood control in the state, and asks that no new projects be started. While rivers drive our people !rom homes they toiled to build, the President asKs for one and one-third b iiii OI , dollars to Ii n! ,, lc c puollc housing-arid wants it extended to middle income families. While river-land farmers look out on thctr drowned acres, wondering If they can plant them In time, the President lenucsts 350 million dollars for_ reclamation work u, u,c West, to open new farms. It's wonderful, or something, this daddy-knmvs- bcst government. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT So They Say We can't have enough stuff in every area to dctem! that arca.—Adm. Forrest p. Sherman, chid of Naval Operations. Except for wartime emergencies, there has been no need for maintaining a reserve supply (of wheat) !n excess of around 200,000.000 bushels to meet all requirements even in years or snort crops.—Prank K. Woolley, deputy production and marketing administrator, U. S. Department ol Agriculture. * » • The Soviet regime bases its rule entirely on fear.. and the well-organized minority wi!. remain in power until some outside force c.in shake it.—Dr. Vladimir Pctrov, Yale University prolcs- sor. * * • There Is great hope for the Republican Party. EC;: George W. Malonc (R) Nevada, on 1950 platform. * * * Supplementing ns II purporls to do. trie iniS parly iilntfnrm, it fails to meet the standards provider! In that platform, regardless of Intent. —Ben. Irving ivcs IR> N. Y.. on 1050 Republican Parly platform.. THUBSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1950 Better Take Care o.f That Infection, Sam! » Th» DOCTOR SAYS Ky Edwin I'. Jordan, M M Written for NBA Service Nearly ..very day one picks up the paper there Is a report of someone dying suddenly from i "heart attack." In almost all cases this means a coronary thrombosis or occlusion ((he two names meaning essentially the same thing.) In coronary occlusion there is ft sudden closing of one of the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle. We hear and read of coronary thrombosis often 1 and especially O f those cases in which the outcome has not been good. Consequently many people feel that coronary thrombosis is increasing and that anyone, especially any man over the age of 40. is living under the constant threat of Immediate death. This is nn exaggeration ' of the true facts. Considering (he Increased average ase of the population coronary thrombosis- is probably not Incrcas- Washington News Notebook In Search for Peace, Nations Capital Trussed Man in Deep, Dark Pit WASHINGTON (NBA) — Washton today is like a lost man at midnight hi the dnrk of the moon, standing at the bottom of a deep pit. blindfolded and with his hands tied behind his tack, looting for something that isn't there. The "something" Ls oi course "peace," or "the road to peace." ThLs does not mean lhat the Vnerican capital is completely frustrated, by the world-shaking events the ]a^t few wee.ks. There is no .nclination on the pnrt of public leaders to give up. lie down and die quietly ill the face of Insurmountable obstacles. But there Ls a. vast ernpinj for new solutions' to old problems. When President Truman fir.st marie public his orders for the Atomic Energy CommLssion to proceed with research on a hydrogen superbomb, there was a feeling that -his would Insure peace. The mere development of a weapon 10CO times more powerful than the A-bomb was expected to check the Russians from any further ag'^ression. This feeling of security and confidence gave way rapidly to a feeling that the Russians, too, mriht be able lo make a super-bomb. And IViese that Dr. Klaus Fuchs. German-born doubts were enlarged by dUclesures British scientist, might have.given the Russians many secret^ of American iinow-how in atomic science. The result has been a new upsurge of demands for greater security nnd toughening of loyalty Investigations for government employes. Attempts to Snuff Hell-Bomb's Fuse But (he bigger and more Import- ant reaction hns been n desire to 'find some new preventive against the use of super-bombs. Sen. Bricn McMahon proposed his five-year, $50,000.000,000 Marshal! Plan tor the world m exchange for atomic disarmament. Sen. Millard Tydings of Maryland went even further to propose complete disarmament, do'.vn to the rifle. On top of these specific proposals from the chairman of (he Senate .•Uctnic Energy and National Defense Committees .there was built up a new Interest in^llie "Federal Union" idea. This now takes the form of a resolution before Congress to explore Ihe possibilities of a stronger world government among the seven North Atlantic Pact nations, at present united for military deelnse alone. Hearings on thLs' proposal -before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee had been arranged some time before. Coming just when they did, at the peak o' interst In Ml H-bomb and th McMnlion and Tydiims speeches, the testimony-for the Federal Union of nations by Sen. Sates Knfnuver of Tennessee, former Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts, Prof. Harold Urcy and others gave new emphasis to this apprnnch to peace. Senator Kcfauver pointed out lhat exploring the Federal Union idea would not mean that efforts to bring peace through the United Nations .the Marshall Plan or the North Atlantic Pact need be stopped. I'lan Would Fully Unite I'acl Nations Justice Roberts declared that the way out was through "a federal union of Atlantic democracies, a common currency, a common defense force, with free movement of people and goods." as the "surest, cheapest, strongest way to stop war and communism, create prosperity, extend freedom." Professor Orcy backed up this somewhat optimistic prediction to the extent that world government offered the best hope by. which catastrophe might be avoided. Professor Urey expressed the wish Unit the super-bomb would not work, or that it might be too big to deliver. "But if the bomb could be developed." and he thought.it could, he said "there would be 'no place lo hide." Apparently Irying to pull together all this somewhat confused groping, and bring it Into sharp focus. Secretary of State Dean Acheson at hLs mid-week press conference, somewhat like a minister of flic gospel, preached u sermon that, there was no easy wny to peace with the Soviet Union, on the contrary, he said, thLs road was long and difficult. The secretary declared there was no point iti -trying to bring out a 1950 model atomic control plan. Taking the old plan apart and trying to put It together again to see if It would look different would serve no \iseful purpose, he salrt. He did not close the door on future negotiations with the Russians, however. If that is to be the policy, it looks like more of the same war of nerves, for as long as you can stand it! IN HOLLYWOOD Ily Krshine Jcihnson M:,\ Staff forrcsnniukiit i --ve could not allow West to bid .S|Mid v - Thnt world have spoiled our HOLLYWOOD <NEA1—Elizabeth Taylor, I ran report today, was n gorgeous bride. i But the society page writers would I have been shocked at her S60 3Z5 wedding. , Elizabeth got the glebes while walking down the aisle ol St. George's Episcopal Church (on Stage 24 at the M-G-M .studio). The groom. Den Taylor, h;'.d a wife and two children at homn. But : Elizabeth looked so beautiful he 1 whispered to me: . j "I'm beginning to wish this were' rr-al." . I Elip.-xbeth had n dale later with Nick Hilton, son of the hotel man. A hairdresser interrupted Hie ceremony twice to comb the bride's hair. A standby fireman, assigned to watch the candles, tripped on an electric cable. j Two of the wedding guv.->U, outside of camera range, were working crossword puzzles and didn't even look up when Elizabeth said "1 do." i Kltzabeth became the bride of Don! for the film version of thai, hilarious: story about holding down wedding' expenses, "Father of the Bride: Spencer Tracy is the money-con-j .scions father whose daughter's wedding finally costs about $2500. | M-G-.M U'rtrrics, T«o f M-G-M studio went through the: same financial worries. But the! bc.st the studio could do was SS3.325; —three shooting days for the wed-! .ding and two for the reception. j Elizabeth tcok off her AG-ixnmd, I white salin wedding gown n.'id .•.lip-1 pert. Into a preen and white checked] dressing gown between lakes. She .•as still laughing abcuit setting tv "I rvon Billed ] 1s t week when I said. "The newspaper slnrirs saiil i graduated from ),ig), school," sl.c was crying. Hut T was rcnl almut a nmsazinc photographer bc- hi£ in Hie amlicncc," Elizabeth said . she h:id soo.w pimple* during the wedding ceremony. A logical reaction, I guess, for an 18-year-old who twice has been engaged—to Glenn Davis and to William Pawlcy. Ye-, Liz says she wants a church wedding when she renlly yets married— "but not this elaborate." She said: "The wedding gown is too frilly nnd the church Ls over- dccoratert. I want a simple wedding. Sec HOLLYWOOD on l';ij;c 0 McKENNEY ON BRSDGE T!y William E. MeKcnncy America's Canl Authority Wrillcn for NI'A Service Here's a Case of Suit-Directing Play At (ho Qi.ithiun Hotel, New York Cily. whore the first public Caimla match was held. Mr. P. Burton Fisher, manager O f. the hotel, and I sal in the press room, discussing some of the plays of Canasla. He a^:rd me if I thought conventions misht dcvclm In Canasta ns they do In bridge. Wr- were In the middle of a discussion of the fnmovs suit-direct- i"<i plav in bridge when is walked tlrtrry Fishbctn. one of the owners of the Ma.vfnir Bridge Club In N?w Vork Cily. Harry entered into llu- [lisevsMon. Suddenly he jumped up and said, "Give me a pencil. I have HIP most dramatic siluallon of (he S!iit-r)irecthifr piny you have ever srr-n." So between us we bnilt up today's hand. You may not apurovrr of the bidding, but to create this situation AKQ J VK » K 109 8 5 3, KQo J Lesson hand—E-W vul. South West North K.isl 1 » Pass IV 2 A 2 » Pass r, « Double Pass Pass Pass Opening—* 10 23 U.S. Break on Bulgaria Called Climax of Protracted Friction By DeWitt MacKemie AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Washington's severance of diplomatic relations with Bulgaria was deliberately forced by the Balkan slate. That much Is quite clear from the record, The Sofia government created conditions jvlifch the united Slates couldn't, tolerate . aiid a still maintain self-resnect. | America'^ action in breaking relations and .withdrawing all her representatives from Bulgaria is the climax of protracted friction between the two nations. II came to a head (recently when Bulgaria Istor Donald R. Heath, chiiifing demanded recall of American Mtn- lliat he was linked with Tralcho Rostov, the former deputy premier »;ho was hanged after being, convicted of treason against the Bulgarian "people's republic." The United Slates branded the accusations a« false and demanded Inat Bulgaria retreat .from its po- sllion. This Sofia refused to do. and the break followed. In taking tills drastic peace-time action, Wa— ..„.,...— . ., „„. ..i,,,^,,.-,- snihgton disclosed that Butenrlan . Also there are many who have militia arrested tortured and "v not died cmfwyp cmfwypfffwwwwy enli.ally killed three B u'» a rii n em- t one hear ta ,« L, QlU* ill no e cmwyp cmwypfwwwwy enli.ally killed three B had at least one heart attack and ployes of the v s - ' " not died suddenly; many have even '• Sofia. resumed full or nearly full activity I after such nn attack. Coronary thrombosis, or occlusion, Is however a startling thing. , g. An attack can and usually does come -vithout warning and with- Behind the Scene now, what Is back of this extraordinary performance bi> the Bulgars? To get the f.ill significance of the development we must •vitnout, warning and with- note at thr ni,i.»i i, V "' any part.cu.ar, exertion or I^letX uS £?'„«« Moscow. The Balkan state l s virtually a member of the , Soviet Tlninn • i or closure of a coronary artery, connection Xuh "'ott h " PPC "f ln 1'™^''"".^ "eart To powerXliJn'fin °Si l^™ strain la the immediate past which can be blamed. Coronary occlusion may come during a sound sleep or while sitting al rest in an easy chair. A severe sudden pain in the chest which may or may not extend down the arm (usually the left) to the abdomen, or up Into the neck together with shortness of breath and a feeling of raininess is enough 'to arouse suspicion. The definite diagnosis, of course, does require other lests which the doctor alone has the skill and equipment lo make. The person who even suspects at attack of coronary thrombosis however, should cease activity at once and get the opinion of a doc- lor as to whether the condition is really coronary thrombosis or not. Sudden Dea'.h If a large part of blood supply to the heart is blocked off by a clot or closure of a coronary artery, it Is Impossible for the heart t< go on beating. This Is the type o heart attack which accounts for sudden, unexpected deaths. In a great many cases, however, only a small branch of an artery is closed off and the heart, especially with proper treatment, keeps on beating and can make a good recovery How much recovery will take place depends oh how much of the heart has been damaged. About six weeks of rest In bed fs required after an attack. The activity that can .-be taken later must depend _oii the Judgment of the doctor who .has determined the amount of Injury 'to the heart and the degree of its recovery. Resumption of •' physical activity should be gradual. There Is good reason to believe that the more gradual the return the better the final results. 75 Years Ago In BlytheviHe— James .Terry and Jack Pinley Robinson are in Payetteville where they are attending the mid-term dances. Sam Manatt, E. E. Alexander and Russell Turner returned yesterday from Washington. D.C., where they Union. Therefore we must assume that Sofia has been acting under instructions from the boss.-Bulgaria wouldn't dare do otherwise ,And why would Russia want M sec a severance of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria nnd America? Here we embark on studied speculation, since Moscow naturally is sitting tight. ' It's quite in the cards that Moscow was anxious to wipe out this important American , obscrvRtion post in statellit« territory. Bulgaria Is highly strategic territory militarily. lying is she-docs on the Black Sea and close to Greece and Turkey and the Dardenellcs. if any deep secrets, were 'developing in' the Balkans, Bulgaria would be a likely spot for them. It wilt be work. attended days. .., to business for several . Mrs. W. T. Oberst, and Miss Cora Lee Coleman. accompanied by Mmes. Hugh Craig, Maggie Barbiers and C. M. Harwell of Osceola, attended a luncheon meeting of the' Commodore Perry chapter of the Nationa} Society of Daughter of the erican Revolution at the Hotel Ame Gayoso, Memphis, yesterday. legations In Bulgaria Bulgarians Linked to Herts The Bulgarians are perhaps closer to Russia in their racial tie.i than are any other eastern European peoples. The Em-gars are s sturdy, tough folk who In centuries past followed the Huns westward and finally settled on Ihe Black Sea coast. There Is a natural affinity between Bulgaria and Russia This liery Balkan state nln-avs. has known regimentation of mflk sort or another, so Communist toW lahtarian rule Isn't. f great chanae for them. Still, when I toured the country Just ;before. the late World War I found indications that the ferment of personal liberty was at •an into one interesting example of this .during a trip back Into the foothills of the wild Balkan mountains. There i encountered a primitive man of the hills who was tending cuttle near the so-called road we were traveling. As a matter of curiosity I stopped and, through rriy Interpreter, Introduced myself as an American traveler. A senile of approval spread over the rugged features which were bronzed and wrinkled by the winds of seventy-five years. "You nre very lucky." the old .man said. "The United Stales Is a wonderful country." I was surprised lo learn that h« had even heard of 1 America, and pressed him for more. He didn't even know whether it was a republic or monarchy. '. "That doesn't matter," he insisted doggedly!. "The United Slalcn Is a wonderful country where people are happy and prosperous." Article of Furniture Answer to Previous Puzzle whole siory. After we had finished the hand we let Mr. Fisher and the rest of the spectators see only tlic North and E:ist hands, F.O I suggest lhat vou cover up the South arid West hands. The opening lead of (he' tc.u of clubs Is won by East with Ihe ace East cashes the ace of hearts, South' plays the king and West the queen Now what should East shift to? if you have not looked nt the Smith and West hands, I am sure most of you will have East continue with a heart, but he should not. In Ihe first place the discard of the queen of hearts by West marks him with the ten. If South hchi the king-ten of hearts, he coultl not afford to play the king on the first trick, as that might be giving up a sure trick. East must now try to reason out why West played Hie quern Knowing that West also held the ten. I:i Ihe suit-directing convention Ihe piny of an unusually high card nsks you to shift to the higher of the two suits not trump. Therefore In inl-- casn West Is asking East to shift to a spade, which, of course, scU ll'.e contract. .HORIZONTAL 58 Domains -.1 Depicted piece 50 Bodies of . . of furniture water 6 ins used in a VERTICAL 13 Hindu queen l^ iack bird M Love to excess' znanhit 15 British money -i Collection of of account 16 Drivels 18 Priority (prefix) 19 Pronoun 20 Employ 21 Cleopatra's snake sayings . 4 Id cst <ab.) 5 Communists GSct of tools 7 No lion 8 Hurl 8 Symbol for chlorine Bible 12 Require 17 Whirlwind 20 Device used sgainsi rfiin !5 23 Paid notice In'lOBody part newspapeV 11 Book of the 24 Gram (ab.) 25 Measure of area 27 Medicinal plant 20 Leas/: 32 Persian . fcnlmakcr 33 Bacchanals' cry 34 Seize with the leclh 35 Promontory 30 Ukrainian cily 37 Allowance for waste 38 Deciliter (ab.) 39 Near 40 Mill finish <ab.) 42 Era 45 Shoemaker's implement 17 Part of "be" 19 Brazilian macaw 51 Muse of poetry 03 Note !n . Gutdo's scare 54 Mariner's device )G Lubricator 22 Pertaining lo mother" Or father , 24 Rasped . 20'Return 27 Migratory worker 28 Arabian prince 30 Proboscis 31 Trial 40 Heavy club 41 Preposilfon 43 Equipment '• 4-1 Gaelic 45 Near >6 Coat of a sheep 17 On the sheltered sida ; Planet ..0 Ampere (ab.) 52 Onager 53 Wapiti &5 Jumbled type 57 Medical suffix '*> 19

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