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3LYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, DEC. 1Z, 1552 BLTTHEVILLE COURIER * TH» COURIER NBWS CO. X. W. HAINES, PUblfcher A. HAINES, Assistant Publtihfr A. A. TRBDRICKSON. Editor D. HUMAN. Ad»ertt«mj M«n»g«r Sols National Advertising Representative*: Wallace Witmer Co., Ntw Yort, Chicago, Detroit, AtlanU, Memphis. Entered u second class matter at the post- office at BIythcville, Arkansru, under act of Congress, October 9. IBM. Member of The Associated PrCM SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the c«r ol Blythevllle or «ny suburban town where carrier servlc* U maintained. 35c per week, By mail, within a radluB at 60 miles, $5.00 per year »2 50 for six months, tl.25 for three months; by mall outside 50 mil* v>ne, »12-&° P" r e " payable tn advance. Meditations And when Ihe chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive > crown of glory thai fadflh lint »w»y. — I. Pet" 5:4. . + * + Thine Ls the seed time: God nlone beholds the end of what Is sown; Beyond our vision 7'eak and dim The harvest time Is hid with Him. —John Q. Whitlier Barbs A writer ILits five things th^t give mom the most trouble In her houfc-clcnnlrg days. And hr. didn't include dad. * + i School kids »onn irlll Hnd a m.irk lo shoot it —when the .innw parks nke and wild, * * + Stating romances this -j-intcr may bring a reversal at the usual lorm of courtship — If the . girl breaks the ice. * * * The stingy, rum chewerj stick to their wad— and so do some other folk*. * t * According lo > health article, pain strikes Ihe body at 1U weakest point. Don't go around complaining of B headache. Christmas Parade Scored Heartwarming Success Blytheville's Christmas parade that was staged Tuesday niK+it, scored its success on two points. First, it was integrated about a central Iheiiie. Second, it combined the beauty o{ floats with the true religious tone of the Christmas story. The church groups of Blytheville are lo be commended for their work in making this parade a success. Jinny hours of work and thought were evident in the floats and the parade definitely set B pattern well worth following in com- ing'years. It has been suggested that next, year's event be expanded to include in a separate section of the parade some floats based on their fanciful appeal to the very young. Still, of course, avoiding the commercial and keeping the stress on the true Christmas theme. This suggestion has merit, and it and olhtrs which arise in the coming year deserve consideration. The success of this year's parade has launched an enthusiasm for continuing the thome- type parade idea, and we hope next year's will do even more toward impressing us all with the real significance of Christmas. m«nt In a larger «oclety. H« wa« calling upon labor leaders to eradicate the "one- party" psychology that led many to read disaster in licpublican triumph. In New York that nam» day, leading businessmen at an NAM session were cautioning their own fellosvs not to gloat, not to take the election returns as license for business to exploit labor, consumers, or foreign lands. One after another these men rose mid bespoke their responsibilities lo all the people, not just the stockholders. They stressed their opportunity for public service, for constructive leadership. Said Earl Hunting, NAM managing director: "Self-interfest dictates Ihe highest order of industrial statesmanship in the. public interest." Such a double dose of enlightenment in one day is a distinct treat. Americans who like to see thfc national interest paramount can hope this kind of thinking — and acting —- becomes a habit. 'Why' of Mine Raise Bears Inspection Labor, Industry Face Fact That Nation Comes First Yon could hardly ask for two more widely divergent forums than the CIO and tlie National Association of Manufacturers. Yet, one day recently, they had something strikingly in common. From their platforms came, words that reflected wisdom and high statesmanship. The topic was the Nov. 4 election of General Eisenhower. At the CIO convention in Atlantic City, the defeated Democratic candidate, Gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois, spoke: "The Republican victory should not be considered a disaster nor, necessarily, even a misfortune for labor. . . . The outcome would he a misfortune if labor became so fearful it should lost sight of its larger responsibility to the nation. . . . "How soon will the modern idea that big labor is here to stay, that your constituency is no longer just the union member but the nation, pervade the ranks of labor leadership?" Stevenson here was asking labor to think beyond itself, to cast off the narrow limits that so often constrict its viewpoint, to remember it is but one ele- Well, John L. Lewis finally won the full ?l.90-a-day pay raise for hi.i miners, instead of the $1.50 ordered originally by the Wage Stabilization Board. President Truman himself intervened to overrule the board, justifying the decision on the ground he wants his successor. General Eisenhower, to inherit "as calm and stable an atmosphere as possible:." In olhcr words, the President does not wnnt to saddle the incoming Chief Executive with a coal strike that might cripple the economy right off. This is n noble attitude, and no dongt . there may be substantial elements of sincerity in it. Tin; administration learned from the protracted steel strike of last spring that the losses to the economy and especially to the defense effort are severe and virtually irreparable in such instances. . :> But one may be forgiven for looking upon this decision with some slight suspicion. When the board handed down its $1.50 ruling this fall, Lewis took his miners out on strike. That walkout was called off after Mr. Truman summoned Lewis to the White House and assured him the case would be reviewed, From what is now,known it cannot be proved, but there is strong reason to believe the President probably told Lewis then that the full ?1.90 \vould be granted. Mr. Truman-may well have been thinking about the defense effort. II is also likely he was not unaware of tlitf political dynamite for the Democratic Party in a pro-longed strike coming during a healed presidential campaign. Granting his wish to avert an interruption of defense production, we must in fairness conclude that the government's award of the fl.90 increase represents a payoff to Lewis for calling off the strike. It represents further a demonstration of Lewis' ability to enforce his demands upon the country by t b » sheer weight of his union's crucial pow.- er in the American economy. Moreover, the imminence of the Eisenhower change-over may merely have provided a convenient excuse for doing what the President already had in effect committed himself to do. Views of Others Politics and Federal Judgeships But It Never Seems to Get Any Further Than This! ' i Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD-—(NEAl— Guys i scribes his part as, "A happy nd Dolls: Joan'Leslie has stuck L black-sequin beauty mark on ier chin and shifted into a Mae Vest-ish walk for the year's most °ye-popping escape from goody- goody-girl roles. The perennial sweeUfaced In- genue ever since her film debut at Warner Bros., Joan'.s playing a >arroom butterfly with Brian Don- evy and Audrey Totter In Repub- .Ic's "Tfw .Woman They Almost Lynched" and loving It. "Imagine," she beamed, "I'm the n"i-»n *n the title and I've got dialog like': -iThe rlrinks are good use games are square — step up and enjoy yourselves,' That's Leslie! tl can hardly believe it. It's the best character part I've ever played." There's also a hair-pulllmi fight between Joan and Audrey and one of those clear-the-.streeLs gunfights between the two gals. Cat change of pace. I'm a wolf in my scenes with Marilyn and it's not (jofnp In he acting at nil. That girl, without doing anything, just oozes .sex appeal." Hot diggely. Charlie, ftldn'i Have a .Cliance Jane Greer Just couldn't lake be-" ing overshadowed by Lana Turner, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kfltr. and That's the reason .she asked, for her release from the studio after co-starring with Hcd Skclton in "The Clown" and playing top roles in three other films. "When I signed," Jane declared, "the studio told me I could a.sk for my freedom within a year if I were unhappy. Wnll.'l was unhappy. I signed with the hope that I'd be developed. When it didn't come. I saw no reason to stay on turning down pictures and getting suspended for it. When lucre's n good; ro t e „(_ MG (he producers want Lnna or Ava. Perry, who taught them how to There's no chance for another nc- handle their six-shooters, is still , rcss (0 develop imo lm p orlarlt amazed at Joan's trigger-pulling close-up — "She looks like chilled steel." stardom at the studio." Peter Ed son't Washington Column — VA Chief Gray Steers Agency On 'Unusual, * Puzzli ng Course By DOUGI-AS LAK51CN NKA Staff Cnrrespondenl (For Fctsr Edson) WASHINGTON —(NEA>— Carl *.. E Gray, Jr., the frog-voiced boss of i powerful veterans organisations. Ihe" Veterans Administration. has-iThey like to work closely with the trips to VA field offices and hospitals did for him, they,also pot him into a lot of hot water in Washington. First, it antagonized the turned in an unusual performance as hend of (hat sprawling, huge agency which spends money at a rate second only to the Department of Defense. Gray's launching of a complete eorRanl/.ation of the VA, tU a me when every other agency in own Is existing In a .slate of siis- cnded animation. Is typical of his northociox approach to the job. President-elect Elsenhower is re- nrled to think highly of the Job •ray did for him as a general in ie Army* Transportation Corps nrt RS boss of the railroads in Europe during World War II. It is reported that Gray was urged o*start his reorganization at this me in the hopes that his World 1 Var n friend would keep him on he VA job. When Gray made public the de- alls of his reorganization^ he .tated proudly that he had per- ionallv visited every VA install- Ulon In the U.S. And he has proper claim to hav- ng spent more time out of town, raveling, than any other head of a big Agency. One somewhat facetious reason advanced lor this moving about Ls that he loves to ride railroads. lie hns been a railroad man all of his life. Whatever 1 good his head" of the VA and register their complaints and .suggestions with the administrator personally. It is a fact that the veterans groups have been the most efficient and constructive policemen of that agency. One American Legion national commander tolci Gray bluntly that he thought he wasn't spending enough time at his desk and that the agency had gotten out of hand. Twice the Amvels. the aggressive and most powerful World War n veterans organization, have made personal appeals to President Tru man to have Gray removed. The most consistent complain' against Gray in connection with lis long absences is that- his auth ority has been usurped by the old time bureaucrats and that todaj he is their captive. It is also reliably reported tha there are more cases from V/ under study and investigation b; the General Accounting Office tha from any otber agency in Wash ington. California Speech Backfired The biggest public bobble h made by being out of town was 1 connection with the new hospita program. He delivered a speec one day in California at the sit extended of a new hospital, which was Jus emg started, and talked at great >ngth on how he considered it ist nbout the perfect place for uch an institution. A few hours later he was shown news story out of Washington eventing that that particular pro- net had .been abandoned by the iudget Bureau as part of a major ut-back in all VA building. He. lidn't ev*n know that such action vas In the wind. The press release which an- lounced his big reorganization ;aid, "It 'Is based on extensive Indies of the Booz. Allen and lamilton Report." Gray had ordered the study «t a cost of $600.000. But when questioned about it, JVray flatly stated that the report lad come up with no new ideas which he hadn't already had on the subject. He also said that he was Ignor- ng the report's recommendations, which would have effected some major personnel cuts in the agency. At this. Rep. Edith ' Nourse Rogers (R., Mass.), who will be the nexl chairman of the House Veteran* Affairs Committee and who was present, said. "In that case. General, I don't think you got your money's worth." Gray replied: "That depends on your value of R dollar. After all. they spent months on it, went through every office, and it is 10 volumes antl 1,300,000 words long." .< What's good enough for Charles Boycr is good enough for Ricardo Montalban! Ricarrio has decided not to comb the tortilla tones out of his Mexican accent and to avoid" shocking (he fans by speaking pure Ameri- canese, "because I've decided that an accent helps* a movie actor," • As he reasons it: "With an accent, I can't be cast in just anything-. The part has to fit me and the studio has to search for roles for me. It gives me something of my own." - | Prayers Saved Her Now H can be told—and Mala Powers is telling H—that specialists gave up hope for her recovery from an ailment involving the depreciation of her blood-making bone marrow earlier this year . "My chances to live were so slim," said gorgeous Mala, who returns to the screen in "The City That Never Sleeps." "I went into the hospital in April and had to stay there for'nine weeks. At one point .they gave me three days to live. Letters poured In from all over the world. Everybody in Hollywood was pulling for me. ' "It was a miracle that f came Hob Hope's contract with Paramount has two more years lo run and he's dismissing rumors ihat he's about to bolt (he lot. Dressed in a gaudy maharajab costume for "Here Come The Girls," Bob explained the rumors with: "It's true that I had an argument with the studio. It was about the publicity and advertising budget on 'Son of Paleface.' The picture \?^ doing a 56,000,000 gross, but only$150,000 was spent on putting it over. My group felt that the studio with, the picture. That was the beef." Frances Bergen Is answering' "Ask my husband/* to the question of whether she'll go on with her movie career after playing Mrs, John Jacob Astdr In "Nearer My God to Thee." Say tall, blonde and willowy Frances, "If anybody wants ma and 1( Edgar says it's all right, I may do more pictures. I'll re- 'spect Edgar's judgment. I want to keep our marriage as good and as happy ^ as it's been for tha last seven years." through .1 believe that it was the prayers of people that saved me." Get ready lo feel spry, grandma -Charles Coburn will dance and sing as a millionaire who owns a diamond mine' and chases Marilyn Monroe in Fox's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." It may be a little strenuous for the veteran actor to brush up on his Gene Kelly side, but he de- Read Courier NewB Ads. 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille— Sunday School Lesson Bj W. E. Gilrnj, D. D. Written (or NEA Serylc* Tbe. c e are the words of John, the i God. Apostle, in I John 4:18, j H t What was the fear in the hearts | *" to all *ho so (ell- and to so (eel, that John expresses twi^aiaS-3-!-™ « [Ind U necessary to cnlm (heir (ears? And \vhat explanation dirt he mnke o! how perfect love casts oul tear? We cannot will! any complete Ihe reality and rower of His love. Torment can no loncer harass the soul to whom that love has become real. Yet I believe that there Is a sen- The argument that national administrative control ought to be shifted between leading parties every dcrade or 50 ts supported by figures show- Ing the. political complexion of our federal conm today after 20 years of Democratic Irndershlp at Washington. Hers Is the present lineup: Republicans Democrats Supreme Court Appeals Court* . District Court* . Special Courts . Totals 1 11 42 il SO 8 JJ nt Not many Till believe (t Is flood to have our judiciary 10 preponderantly weighted toward one. political party. Under some president* H never *voxilri have come about. Joblln (Mo.l Globe. SO THEY SAY The foreign policy of the United Stales Is an American policy. It Is above politic.-;. It is atxne partisanship. — U. S. Minister to Luxembourg Perle Mesta. * * * Naval Bircroft are now coming oft the production line which arc the performance equivalent of any other known aircraft In the world. —John F. Floberg. Assistant Secretary of the Navy. • JACOBY ON feRIDGE Finesses Galore but Hone' Worked Here . sighed Harrt Lock Joe, of clubs and got out safely with a small club return. Now d e- clarer entered dummy with a trump to fine.ssR the queen of diamonds, and the loss of thEs finesse spelled defeat for Hard, Luck Joe. The contract should have been made, of course. If yon haven't ecn the winning line of piny, give he hand a second look before you ad on. . It was correct for South lo win he fir.st {rick and draw three rounds of trumps. He should then draw only two more, rounds of'hearts. By this time. West has only diamonds and clubs left in nis hand. Declarer now continues by finessing the ten of clubs. Weft can win this trick but must return a diamond or a club. fr thus giving declarer a free finesse. After getting this, free" finesse, South can get lo dummy with a trump to discard his only losing card on dummy's lost heart- University of Alabama Athletic Director H. G. (Hank) Crisp will speak at the Blythevtlle High School football banquet. R, K. Johnston hns agreed to sell his water company here to fehs city for 5300,000. Temperature* In Blythevlllt dropped to ten degrees last night. One of the things he misses most because of high prices ij the sweet, satisfying smell of. frying calves* liver and onions, j says Arch Nearbrile. Nobody in his neighborhood can afford the ' B>- OSH'AO WrWrn fnr XRA Service ! "That hand was full of finesses," and not a possibly Smoke Signals Answer to Previous Puzzle ngle work." Tli ere fines.se could was a certain nmoiml reallsm reconstruct the scene and nvlronment of those early Chrls- .ans. but. apparently they had lenty to fear. In our present-day crlct ot confusion, uncertainty and angpr. TVC can well understand •hat must have been the fear of lost, men In that time ot cruel and ntriguinp rulers, with poverty <>1- avs a menace, and war and vlo- cnce ever present or threatening. I doubt, However, whether It WEIS ich a fear that John had In mind. The "fear ol the Lord" has much »mphasls In both Old and New Tes- ament religion. Tt was associated with « sense of God's greatness. His austere majesty, the awcsome- \ess of His righteousness and His misment. Was It not this that John had •mphasized In the very beginning ot his Epistle? "Truly our fello'.v- :hip Is with the Father, and with His Son. Jesus Christ" (I John 1:31. But il mav not have heen even uine calm and serenity for those lo whom God Is a profound reality. ( whose faiih in the Christian version of the profound faith of the man who wrote the forty-sixth Psalm. "God Is our refuge ant! strength, therefore will we not tear thou?h the earlh be removed." That Psalmist lived In a small nation hesct by surrounding warring empires. Tt was a scene of constant danger, hut he harl the emirate of faith. Faith A love can cast out fear. oT justice in poor Joe's complaint. Three finesses were possible — two "And how Is the baby. Mrs. McTavish?" he asked. ."Oh. he's just fine." shs replied. "HP's getting married next weefc."— CarkbRd IN.M.) Current-Argus. YOU CAN TELL when things return to normal. The boys will return to distributlne free samples of products — Leximjton iKy.) Herald this that John meant. 'Tear," he j Loader, says, "hath torment" and this sue-' pests a fear of God's judgment upon sin. WITH TJNTVAC AROUND, why Were there early Chilians who [ d(ws Remin?ton-Rand need Gen- brousht over Isto their new faith i era , MncArthur at 1100.0CO per?— and tellowship. a deep ;ense of charlotte iN.C.) Sews, culll concerning their past lives or concerning specific sins they had committed? We know from much observation -. and from many spiritual bio?r.i-! been suggested that towmp » lars ..-...-.:•, , phles how deep the seme of euilt I l« cake from the South pole area | whether to d,scard Ihe nueen of can be and with what difficulty i to the coast of Africa would eool diamonds or.Ihe ten of clubs, many have overcome it. It Is not | the breezes and would also produce easy for some who (eel deeply tolcondi-iwalton which would be bcne- becbms convinced of. and to appro- final to the land. No report yet I— prill*, th« lull pardonlnz grace of I Bellefuntaint (O.) Examiner. SOMETHING NEW again. It ha; WEST AR63 V 7 12 » K 9 -. t 4.KJ1 North Pass .1 » Pass N'ORTH (D) 52 A K 10 9 \ » A Q J 9 + 952 , EAST A 7 ¥653 * 108732 + 8761 SOUTH * A Q .1 3 2 » K108 » AQ J.AQ 10 N'orth-South vnl. EAST South West Pass 1 * Pass 6 * Pass HORIZONTAL. 1 Used to smoke tobacco 5 Smoke source 9 What's left when a cigar is smoked 12 Poems'' 13 Afresh 14 Ocean 15 Trile remark n Fondle 13 Surgical thread 19 Peruses again 21 Wan 23 Courtesy litle 2-! To and VERTICAL. 1 Small explosions 2 Unoccupied 3 This smokes' when burned 4 Prevent 5 Obese 6 Accustoms SWMemouthed 24 House parl 40 Sharper pUchTrs that smokes 43 Cleans <t Garden « Sloping walk 45 Factotum 9 Garden Z6 ohslructcd 4fi Ages 28 Greek dialed 41 Worthless 30 Domesticated (Bib.) vegetable coverings 31 Essential being S3 T.vpc sizes Pass Poss Opening lead—V 7 in clubs, and one. in diamonds. All three of the (innsses would have lost, since West had all of the missing honors. When the hand was actually played. Joe won the first trick with the ten of hearts. dro\v three rounds of trumps and thf-n ran the rest of the hoart. On dummy's last heart declarer had to make a discard. He asontzed for a long time, trying to decide Joe finally decided to -discard Ihe ten of clubs and then- continued by finessing the queen of clubs. West woo with lh« Icing „ ,,„ , f . senseless ... 27 What smoke is 2 oKind of down 35 Tomorrow sometimes ^ 2 veins of mclal (Sp.) blown through 29 Fruit 32 ticked tip 34 Greek letters 36 Referee 37 Warning sounds (poet.} 38 Heroic 39 Hide 41 Observe 4 2 Boy 44 Habitat plant form 46 Removal 49 Din 53 Rodent 54 Mexican general at the Alamo 56 Playing card 57 Woody plant 58 Shakespearean king 59 Sorry 61 Dry 61 Limb! 48 Unusual. 50 Arrow poison .51 Impediment 52 Auricles 55 Golf mound

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