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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 12, 1950
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VAC* HOT* .y COURIER NEWS BLYTHEVILLE COURIER XKWS TUB COURSER NrWS CO. H. W. KA1MES. Publisher BAJUtT A. KAINta, AMUttnt Publlihw A. A. MUCDRICK8ON, Editor FAULD. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Nation*! Advertising Representatives: Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, aUmphl*. H atcond ela*t matter at the poit- offln at BlrtbevUle, Arkaoau, under act of Con- IT***, October », 1817. < H*mb*r of Th* Awoclated Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 8jr carrier In the city of Blythevllle or an; •uburtaa town wher* carrier service Is maintained.'ate 'per week. By mall, .within a radius of 60 miles $5.00 per year, 12.W for tix months, »1,25 (or three months; by mall outilde 50 mile zone, (12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations An4 ye ahall aeek me, and find me, when )•• ahall search for me with all your heart.—Jeremiah M:1X I '•;••,* » Non« but God can satisfy the Icnglngs or an immortal soul; that as'the heart was made tor Him, so He only can fill It.—Trench. Barbs Every picture tells a story, says an artist He hasn't seen some of the movies we have. + V * A good golfer ii known by the clubs that belong to him, »r by the clubs he beJonts to. -..-•* " * * Who remembers -when the little voice inside of one was a conscience—instead of a pocket radio? : - .- * * * Far every person who bragi about being bright there are doieni ready to do the polluting off. • * * Double-suggestion: make^ your money first, and then try and make It last. ' Misrepresentation Marks CIO Campaign to BeatTaft There's mounting evidence that the CIO's tremendous campaign to defeat Senator Taft in Ohio' this fall is marked by shameful misrepresentation of his Senate record. Exaggeration and even some distortion seem to be accompaniments of nearly every political battle. But what the CIO is saying about Taft goes far beyond that. For example, in propaganda pamphlets flooding his^state, they're declaring flatly that Taft is against public housing for low income groups. Not only is-this wholly untrue, but the GOP senator was one of the chief gponaorg of the 1949 public housing mea' BUT/enacted by Congress. Taft sparked -•->• the "original committee which studied the housing problem in the waning days of World .War II, "and used his full influence to 'push a public housing bill to Senate passage three times (the first two times the House killed it). It is fair to say that without Taft's aid the proposal never would have made the grade. Although President Truman publicly claims full credit for the measure finally adopted, he has acknowledged privately to Taft his gratitude for the long effort the senator put out. He wrote Taft a letter voicing regret he couldn't be at the White House for the formal signing of the law. This is merely the most glaring misstatement in the CIO attack upon Taft. The examples are countless. Apparently at great pains and no little expense, the CIO prepared a "source book" which contained a detailed analysis of Taft's voting record for the past 12 years. This book seems to be the basis for many of the pamphlets distributed by the CIO in. Ohio. If two sums were being considered as funds for, let's say, soil conservation, Taft in the interests of economy more often than not would vote for the lower figure. The CIO blatantly tells the voters this means he is against soil conservation. That particular device of misrepresentation has been used repeatedly on many other occasions. Taft, like everyone else in the Senate, voted along strict• ly party lines in an effort to defeat some parliamentary , maneuver by the Democratic opposition. The vote did not in any such instance reflect his stand on the substance of the proposal at stake. Rut the CIO nevertheless declares it proves him "against desirable measures." H ought not to be necessary to defend repeatedly the right of Senator Taft to be heard and to have his record represented honestly and fairly to the people. But the nature of the campaign by the Administration and organized labor against him compels anyone to speak out who is genuinely con- ccrned that free U. S. elections shall be decided on the basis of facts, not lies. Japanese Peace Treaty Problems Tilic continue! to grow that • Jip- anese peace treaty may b« negotiated »oon without the participating efforts of Russia and Red China. While the west appear* to want It this way, at the same time fears are being expressed that Japan might found- economically if trade ties with Communist China were discouraged. ' It's pointed out that industrial Japan needs food »nd other raw materials from outside, and must also hav« markets for its industrial output. China in the past filled this bill to a considerable extent, Many Far Kaslern observers assume that without links to China Japan can't live. But others svho have canvassed the Orient this year believe that southeast Asia, including Indo-China, Siam, Burma, India and Indonesia, can take China's place in the .Japanese trade picture. Genera) MacArthur himself is one who believes such commerce would be mutually helpful mid would promote the general economic health of the entire Far East. If there's any real doubt about the worth of this alternative to trading with China, it oughtj to be settled definitely before treaty talks get too far under way. Views of Others Governmental Meddling And How It Works A committee appointed to look Into the mess has advised the British government to reduce Its agricultural experiment in Kenya to little or nothing. The experiment was an attempt to grow peanuts In that province o( British East Alrlca. It was started because our American government was subsidizing the growing of peanuts by putting a high Iloor under the price. That made the experiment look like a sure road to IcrUmF~ for British agriculture. However, It cost the Bri- •tish government $1,680,000 to produce a crop worth $280,000, and It likely will be dropped. Our American government paid out $90,000,000 for potatoes of the last crop, which potatoes It destroyed because no one would buy them at the price set. We learn trorn Washington that the plan or subsidisation and destruction will be continued for another year and the prospect Is that the cost to the treasury, meaning the taxpayers, will be even greater. There are representatives to be elected In November, and our ^congressmen have not been willing'-to ido Vany, .thlnj which would alienate voters in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. So we are all set to buy up and destroy every bushel of potatoes that cannot be sold In the market for $1.10. Thcie Will be a bumper crop, unless all signs fall. Possessing • natural monopoly, the extraordinary world demand for wool h»s enabled Austria's sheep ranches to sell their litest clip for « surplus Income of »44S,000,OOQ. The government has the money In its possession and is about to "freeze", it, as a move against inflation. It won't do to let that great sum get Into'.the chan-' nels of trade, for prices »nd wages would soar and render the $448,000,000 null and void so far as purchasing power Is concerned. The government .plans to raise Its income t»x rates, make them retroactive to the wool crop and hold the surplus, left after the tax Is paid, as a deposit on next year's taxes. We submit these three unrelated items of news as evidence thai government dabllng In socialistic practices brings forth stupidities, abuses and downright fascism. To say nothing of political cowardice and official malpractice. —ALLANTA JOURNAL Farmers Veto Brannan It should be clear by now that most American farmers don't want the Brannan scheme of federal meddling. Three of the four big farm organizations have been opposing the plan. Any doubt that -these bodies represent the farmers should be dissipated bj; a direct poll taken recently by reporters for the Country Gentleman In this check, lour of every six farmers took a strong stand against the Brnnnnn Plan, only one of six stood up for it. The other one was undecided. "If I on't make a living soiling my cattle and hogs at market prices, I'll go out of business," said one stockman. Another declared that under the Brannan plan "the poor farmers will crowd out the good ones, and it will cost the nation more money for Its food." Ray W. Wllloiighby, San Angelo cattleman and sheepman, called the plan "Just one more step toward socialism." Most of the farmers wanted to be let. alone. If not even the farmers, whom It Is supposed to benefit, waut this unsound wbsfdy, Is it good Judgment for the Truman Bdmlnlatnlion to ''keep Insisting on Its adoption? —DALLAS MORNING NEWS So They Say It's getting >o that a client gives you » case In the morning and expects you to have It solved by noon.—W. O. Dannenberg. veteran private operative, complaining about the effect of radio, movies and books on the detective business. People are jetting smarter, but they're getting weaker.—George Anderson, 96-year-old retired buffalo hunUr. The Three Musk«t«eri ' THURSDAY, OCTOW* II. Peter ft/son's Washington Column Manpower Muddle Is Defeating Goal of 3,000,000-Man Force By DOUGLAS LARSES! NEA Slaff Correspondent (Peler Kelson Is In Europe on a special assignment.) WASHINGTON (NEA)—Far and away the mast fouled lip operation in the capital today is the effort to bring the armed services up lo President Truman's 3,000,00-inan poal. It out - snafus any World War II m a n p o wer problem. The red lape Involved Is fabulous even for Washing t o.n. (More ^than a half-dczen top officials are Involved in a bitter light lor manpower control, And the confusion of getting worse every day, . Pentagon experts . admit that It reveals the most glaring weakness In military unification yet discovered. It has become new Secretary of Defense Marshall's first major headache, nul a real lulu. too. A Pentagon spokesman frankly puts his finger oil the crux of the problem. All the planning and laws covering mobilization are based on all-out war, he says. The big peacetime mobilization now being co:kctl up — Korea u a police nctlon— caught the defense experts legally flat-footed and with no plans. The grass inequities which ire resulting are becoming more apparent every day. All over the country the cry of pretest is getting louder against such things as a veteran of two or three years of combat being forced to leave his job, home and family for active duty, while a young non- veteran, just married, la exempt from service. This U only a sample ot the unfairness caused by the muddle. Too Many Cooks Unbelievable.:as it sounds there are approximately 159^ 'admirals, generals, top executives and outside consultants with a finger In the pie actively taking part In the making of manpower policy in the Pentagon alone. This number does not include staff workers and expert*. It does not include the secretary of defease himself. The picture looks something like this: The Civilian Components Policy Board of the Defense Department has 18 members. Its title Is sell- explanatory. There are six committees of the board charged with fixing policy for various parts of the program. Each committee averages 12 members. Typical committee Is one headed by Brig.-Gen. M. J. Maas, the Joint Committee on Em- ploye - Employer Relations Under (he Current Expansion Program. On the same organizational level as the CCPB is the Personnel Policy Board. It has three members with 18 subcommittees each averaging three members, each determining bits of policy. Some of these committees are working on personnel problems of employes inside the Pentagon. It U the Job of the Munitions Board (four members) and the National Security Resources Board (eight members) to coordinate the policies of the CCPB and .the ,PPB.< Tlien it'-ls 1 , the Job of the Joint' ChielV'of Staff • (three members and a chairman) to work with the NSRB and MB for further coordination. And of course. General Marshall is charged with coordinating the whole she-bang. But manpower policy making doesn't begin to end at the Pentagon. Across the Potomac you find the Labor Department charged with fixing policy on what kinds of. workers are so essential to industry that they should be excused from duty, and the Commerce Department fixing policy on just what Industries arc so essential that their key employes should be deferred. Sec EDSON on Page II British Socialism Program Proceeds »r DcWlTT MatKENZIK' A* r«Mi(B Affair. Awly* Britain'* •oelallat government ha* aet rtb. is lor taking over the country'* vast tteel and Iron Industry—a major move In the sweeping experiment of nationalizing England. • - ,...-, Iron and ileel, coupled'with the huge eo*l indiutry which already has be«n nationalised, represent the keystone of the Boclallat program. it la on theae three In- DOCTOR SAYS •y BHWIN P. JORDAN, M.D., Writleti (or NEA Service ' Early In World War II, Harvard University, In conjunction with the American Red Cross, planned, built, and shipped to England a prefabri- cated'hospital designed "to help In lhe study and control of the epidemic diseases which were expected lo . follow the air bombardments. The Institution and the men which, d during i ._ Jtates m the war, made a distinguished contribution to the purposes for which it had been established. After the war. the hospital and its equipment were turned over to Britain's Ministry of Health ami it duitrlH that the country ha* *un If depended for Ita mod*™ e«e*M*B. Ic atrtngth. , Thus It would Htm that »h«a Iron and steel have Joined ooaJ la natlonalliatlon, the aodallst dl* will be cast. The government will havt iakva a <t*p from which successful r*ire*i would be extremely difficult. Ton- Out Planned True, the Conservative* undar , leadership of former Prime UlniiUte Winston Churchill propose to thro™ out Iron and st«el nationalisation and revert to private enterprise If and when they are returned to power. However, the backward trail would be mighty tough. Therefore it will be with anxiety thai not only Britain but her Allies will watch the development of this politico-economic experiment, especially since it Is being carried out In the midst of world crisis. Of course this raises the question of whether It's the business of anybody outside England. Churchill has argued that steel and Iron nationalisation would lias since been used as a aort of laboratory for human guinea pigs ------- ' • • • ' of the common cold. From the studies made In this Institution and elsewhere, a good deal has been learned about this miserably affliction of mankind. It is now known that the cause of most, if not all, colds is a virus. At the Harvard Hospital, it was found thai washings from the nose and throat taken from a persons In the active stage of a cold can be diluted 100 times and if sprayed around susceptible persons would frequently produce a cold. The Investigators at this hospital therefore suspect that catching a cold In ordinary life depends on . receiving only' a rmall dose of the cold virus at a lime when the resistance Is .temporarily below standard. In this hospital the "artificial" colds usually lasted less than a week, which Is .shorter than most ordinary colds, perhaps because ordinary colds are frequently followed by the Invasion it secondary germs."it'was also noted that the incubation period that Is the time between exposure to the Infecting %'lriis and the beginning of symptoms, was usually between two or three days. Viruj Is Hardy Another Interesting discovery made at Ihis center was that the virus causing colds will live for at least two years in dry ice'contalners at temperatures far .below freezing. •Furthermore, the cold virus could be recovered after drying on a pocket handkerchief, .This last .suggests that many colds may be spread by the virus being shaken into the air from a contaminated'handker- chief. Also.' It raises , the question as to whether shaking hands by a person who has a .cold will not'car- ry the .virus from one person-to another. > '"':, .-, • There .Is still' a long way to go before the disagreeable common cold will be ; mustered. Little by little, however,, the knowledge which may lead .to Its eventual connuest Is being gathered together by painstaking studies; '/ - ' " '' the Jack;.of spades. Declarer won with dummy's queen, played the A highly interesting point In connection with this nationalization scheme Ij that it- Is being carried through by a party which haa a ma-, jorlty of only six in the House of Commons. The Conservatives have made much of the charge that the government has no right to commit 1lne the country to such vital national- livlded IN HOL! Yvonn By F.KSK1NE JOHNSON NBA Staff Corresponds! HOLLYWOOD — (NEA1 — I've! got, some cheering, intoxicating news today for doleful Ava Gardner. Perk up. kid—you're 13-year- old Margaret O'Brien's Ideal. Honest Injun I Other moppets may ga?,o up dreamily at autographed photos of Greer Garson, -Loretta Young and Irene Dunne when tomorrow's dialog hns been crammed into their phenomenal noggins nt beddle-bye time. Not Margaret. She's doing her wistful sighing over Ava. Spearing a fragment nf' cottage chec?o and fruit, the half- pint Duse told me: "I havrn't tlinu^lil murh nlmut ; growliUf up. hut I'd like lo tout llhe( Ava. She's beautiful. I'm liopincr I can have a figure like I'm trying. I'm on steaks and chips anil thlnrrs. \n Id- cream ami rnke. I've lost 12 pounds. Ava's ivnntlrr- ful." Little Missy O'Brien, addicted now to a spot of lipstick aivl minus tooth braces and pigtails, isn't letting the career grass grow under her feet. Maylie Gloria Su'anson could wait 10 years for a comeback, but thfn Gloria never snt on General .Marshall's knee. Informed Lionel Bar- rymorc that she had a right to steal a scene from him or corresponded with General MacArthur, Margaret's hop-scotching on the celluloid path again In Columbia's story of teen-age love, "The Ro-| mantic Age." A Long l/ayoff. "She doesn't UKO me Ui tell it," her mother. Gladys O'Brien con- ttrtcd. "but It was exactly 18 months from the time she finished 'The Secret Garden' to the day slic started her new picture. For a while there, she though she was all finished, didn't you dear?" "Yes, Monuny," Margaret snid, "Every Umc Hie telephone would ring, Marparel would hope U would he something ahdtit another picture. Who rltd yon say yon hoped wnulrl rr-discovcr vou. Margarel? You Icll II." Margaret looked pained. "Oh. no. Mommy." ' "You can tell It. It's all right," "I rton't remember his name.' "SnmuM Gold\vyn. Didn't you say | you wished Samuel Goldwyn would ! rediscover you?" I "Oh, yes." Was It true, I wanted to know, that the O'Briens and MOM were mad at each other! Margaret looked up anxiously at her mother, who said: "They may be mad, bul Ke aren't. MGM was nice for a while there. They coulil have hart another seven years with Margaret and made a lot of money. 1 * Did Mrs. O'Brien feel like talking about Margaret's millions? "She's not worth a million," Gladys answered quickly. "Margaret, you remember, made only SIOO n week at first. She didn't make her big salary of 45000 a week until the last three years at MOM. In commercial tie-ups alone. Margaret made 5300.000. There were dolls, hats coats, slices, everything. Some say she made more In commercial tie- ups than Shirley Temple. But In her high income bracket lhe lle-ups didn't make money for her." Hnd Margaret ever met Shirley? "Yes. at the President's ball once," Gladys said. "Margaret kept looking at her. but Shirley didn't say very much to Margaret, Dou you really think Shirley made a million? Sometimes I doubt It. I think Margaret will make a million before shes 21. Salaries will be Just as high." v She's Jfo Marrfege-Btufcr The talk that Margaret threw lhe monkey wrench Into her mother's marriage lo Don Sylvlo caused her great distress. Gladys adimtted. "I've never seen Margaret mgrj She hai only one fault, she's yn- llily." Margaret's chin began lo tremWe. Not now, Mommy, not now." Gladys winked at me. "No. not now, dear. I'm glad the trouble's over. The divorce. I mean. See HOLLYWOOD on page II •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Ry OSWALD .1ACOBV Wrlllen for NEA Service Bill Goes Down as Larceny Lou G/oofs "Ml bet you go around carrying at leait two rabbH'j /«t and half dozen horseshoes." said Bill the, bold bad bidder. "Why, that dou-1 ble you made is the worest I've I seen or even heard of. if [ had ' just ruffed with the ten of clubs I and pulled trumps I would have i made my contract," I "I love that If," 5 aJd Larceny' Lou. "If you had wheels you'd e an omnibus." Actually, there were a great many ffs to the hand, if Bill had not been notorious fo rhis weak overcalls Larceny Lou would not have doubled. His double really was a bad one. Then as Bill polnt- seven • to his king and attempted | lo ruff his remaining low spade In I dummy. ^ . East oven-tiffed for the fifth de- about fifty-fifty politically. Approval Given However. Prime Minister Attlee has for answer the fact that the nationalization program has been an Issue In the last two general elections—1945 and early this year— and has been approved on both occasions. Ke declines lo let the smallness of his majority stand Iflk the way now. -. %fk So the government Is going ahead with this crucial'proje:t. Ninety two companies are to be taken over, and these are to be administered by a seven-man board. Will the government be able to get the same efficiency through this board as the Iron and steel Industries .have, .shown In the past? That Is the crux of Iht argument as to the respective merits of,capitalism -and socialistic nationalisa- tion. The government, expects. ; to maintain, the efficiency, and hope* to be able to utilize many. of..the experts who have been working under capitalist ownership... .;,'.'_ , ; Anyway the government plant to make the nationalization effective before the-next general election. Observers are expecting Attlee lo call another election soon after, the nationalization Is accomplished. The Socialists figure the country then will accept the change at a fait accompli; and return the present government to power. ; --. Such a trend of events would seem to make fairly complete the transition from cpplialism to ft6^ tionallzition In Britain. ,-™ 15 Yean Ago Today The Phillips Motor Company, local Ford ngciicy, has completed plans for R $15,000 building program on Its property at Fifth and Walnut streets, it was announced thla morning by Ruseell Phillips, president and manager. The work, which will Include erection of a one-story brick building. 50 by SO feet, and the remodeling of the 77T filling station «nd East oven-tiffed tor the fifth de- the repair shop building which no- tensive trick that led a heart to occupy part of the - property, wi his partner. That made the sixth (rick. Lou played another spade and Bust was able to overruff dummy again to set the hand two tricks, •You will note that Bill - would have saved the second Density trick if he had taken the precaution of getting rJd of' his second heart early In the proceedings. property, will permit centralization of- all departments of the company at one location. - Harvey McCall of Blythevllle hai received appointment as a deputy revenue commissioner, attached to the regional office of the state revenue department here, succeeding Jack Branch, who has been transferred to the Little Rock office. It WI09643 » 9753 + 43 A J 1086 5 VAKQ 4976 N W £ [DEALER! *94 V J82 * A KQJ 10 *J52 4 A K 3 2 1 • IS »S6 + AKQ108 East I » Pass N-S vul. Sooth West \ortl, 2 + Double Pass Pass Opening lead^-v K Hardy Bloom Answers to Previous Puzzl* " ed out. If he had known exactly where the cards were he would have made the hand. However, Bill did not point out that he should only have gone down one trick, not lhe two he actually went down. East's opening bid was doubtful to say the least. However, he was one of those players who believe In bidding early. Bill's overcall was super sound for once, in fact he might well have duobled that one diamond bid. I know I would have. Lou's double was terrible bul It sure worked. He opened the king of hearts and shifted to Ihs four of diamonds. East won and continued diamonds. On the third dlamon lead South made the mis- lake that caused him lo go down two. He trumped, Instead ol discarding his losing heart. A» he pointed out, If he had ruffed with the ten he would have made the hand. However, he ruffcrf with the «l«ht. LOU ovenu/fed «od 1*4 HORIZONTAL 1 Depicted flower 7 It is a hard? plant 13 Cacti spine cavity 14 Mulct 15 Number 3 Chicken 4 Behold! SHeum (comb. form) 6 Go by plan* 1 Opening in a fence 8 Cupid 9 Musical note 12 Require „.,17 Forenoon fab.) 30 Chi.iese weight '3S Dolu 40 Assist 42 Bamboolik* Eras* 43 Makes mistakes 44 Symbol for lUver iDiNumoer ,n^, 16 Muse of lyric '? Doctors (ab.) poetry 11 Reverberate 29 Vtnd 18 Pronoun 19 Electrical unil 20 Boarders 22 Natural power," 23 Symbol for ' selenium *,„'-,24 One k«y only 25 Continued (ab.) *t«y. Z8 Paus« 27 Ripped 31 Sound quality 35 Rang* M "Em«r*ld Isl«" 34 African river 35 Wai* 3«BU» 37Ey« (Scot.) M Hebrew deity 38 Exclamation of surpris* 41 Vi«on«ry 47 Exist* 49 Roman broad 51 Funfoid disease of ry« 52 Goddess of infatuation MHIi.w«U. known -^— « Of freat«r 45 Burrowing animal 48 Famous English school 47 Roman ro«<l 48 Indian we !OMi!kp«U 52 En 54 Us 56 Symbol fe» niton 97 Ram MPMMtntW 1 Palm fruit

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