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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 18, 1950
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PACT FOU* '(AR*.) COURIER HEW! BLrrHEVILLX COURIER MEWS - THB oouxm mm oo. •. W. *U»mFubUalK* A. A. IVHMUCUOM, BdKor VADLO. KCUAM, Ad«*rtWa* ItaBM*' •*!• Nattoaoi A*>«ti*iB« R«pre*en«»Ure«: Mbm«f Oo, Nt» York. Chicago. Detroit, tar** H Kmntf claa* Maun it th« po*t-' M »l)rthoTiUt, ArkaniM, under Mt at Coa- October », 1*17. ietmbet o( Th. AnoctaUd PreM SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By witter In th« dty erf BlythttUla W an* Mburbao town when carrier tervie* -t» maintained, J6e pet wotf 87 nail, within a radtu* of Se mile* $5.00 per y*ar, tSM lot ri* month*, » for tbr« month*: bf mall outridr M nil* lone, Ills* per year payabU l> ad»ane». AfAeditations ArhM| for thai •utter belenfetll »nU tfcee! m ••* wlM W with the*: be W rood eo«ra<e, a»« *• «.— Eara 1«;4. Be independent. Only remember where the true courage and Independence come from.' — Phillip* • Brooks. Barbs . JtoJks who have no ide* of payinf baclc should borrow nothing but trouble. • • • Yaw dollars can <tlU pot *r a freat fffht for aeelirlly If you p*t thett into foTernnent bmda. • •* » An Indiana man got a divorce because his wife made him do the laundry. Now she'i all washed tip. * • * S*BM folkl think we ean thank married Hfe* fer tlM •rirtat of the yawn. * • • , CoTulderlng the thlclmeae of «bme lip rouge, tt'i «• wonder >ome tak crack a smile. Vandenberg 5 " Can Save U.S. From Pitfall of Isolationism , ; Th« nation, and the Republican Party,.too; oug-ht to hope that Sen. Arthur Vandenberjr of Michigan stays in jjood health 'when he returns to the Senate next January, , For if Tie is unable to exe'rcise a /air desrre« of his former leadership in foreign policy, ther« may be grave trou- b'le. • A lot of observers believe the chief, impact of the election results will be fejt in th« field of foreign affairs. They ««• the. GOP siiffkien'tlx'.strengthen- ed, in the Senate especially, to insure that Changes made in vital foreign programs. Th« post-election statements of Senator Taft and numerous others seem to bear out this notion. Though the Republicans did not win a majority in either house, they appear to. feel that th« Nov. 7 outcome was a repudiation of 'Democratic leadership in foreign affairs. In the light of the actual figures, this is . definitely presumptuous. Yet there is no doubt that a serious effort will be made in the coming year to modify and curtail several prime foreign programs such as 'the Marshall Plan,'foreign arms^assistance, and the Point Four plan for aid to backward areas. No sensible person believes the United States/can support the whole fres world or that we can spend money with indifference to the way in which it is used by our foreign friends. We have a right lo a good accounting of funds spent, and to look for progress toward the mutual goals of these programs. Yet neither can we endanger the safety of our own nation and other free countries by crippling curtailment of plans which are vital to defense against the undiminished menace of world communism. . 'There are, unfortunately, some isolationist Republicans who would go beyond reasonable caution and virtually destroy these programs. The Marshall Plan, for one, has already long since proved its value. No one lias yet proposed any sound alternatives to the others. These men must not be allowed to make their view's prevail as Republicans make their new-found strength felt in congressional councils. Any decision which has thi effect of hobbling foreign aid at this slag* would be announcement to the free world th.t the U. S. can't be relied upon to Veep its word, that it is practically aban- <toning the effort to build a strong de- *ens« world-wide against the Commun- kt-flood. . , It may take all the courage and wisdom that men like Vandenberg and freshman Senator-elect James Duff of Pennsylvania can muster to prevent such K. deb«cl«, If such leadership •thould foil, and th« i0ol«tiort!»t« manage to put ov*r their crippling proposal*, thi.> country would be in » serious position. VV« would b« thrown back largely lo ultimate defenw of America in America, without friend* elsewhere. We would have given 'up th* cause of freedom as a universal objective. ' .• ; We'd be lucky if the nation then had time to go lo the polls again and reject the men responsible for this stale of affairs. But if there were that interlude of pence before Russia felt strong- .enough to move against 'us; the people most certainly would vole down men so careless of American and world liber- tie». . '.,' Let us hope matters never tome to thai, stajre. Let us hope that Vandenberg and other wise voices can convince enough lawmakers in, 1951 that there is boundless peril in softening our defenses even in- the alight' degree. Strength, far-flung, is our only protection. Views of Others Eccles Proposes ,< Balanced Budget A plan for balancing the Federal Government budget, even'in the face of mounting defense demands, is outlined by Marriner 8. Bc- cles in Fortune Magazine. On the assumption that the national product will be 300 billion dollar*, he would take 30 per cent, or 90 billions, in taxes; allocating 15 billions to the Federal Government and IS billion* lo state and local governments. This would call for ab billion* more than the prospective S5 billions in Jeder*! taws tinder present law*.'He would raise the difference by (1) increasing individual and corporate Income taxes, (2) levying new ex- cise.taxes and (1) closing, tin.'loophole*, in the present law. In addition to these steps, he thinks that the Federal Reserve Board should be given greater authority to' control money and credit. Particularly, he would provide for greater .control of bank reserves. •••- ..... Evidences of gross waste' In the past and pre- aeht conduct of our defense and foreign aid programs make Mr. Eccles' recommendation of M billions for these purposes seem a little high. 6th-' er estimates, even of military men who are not noted'for minimizing their needs u would place the figure a little nearer 46 billion*. \, • flllt whatever figure Congress, accept*,; he i* right in hi« insistence that lh« budget muat be balanced i( we are to avoid a skyward *ur«e of inflation. The administration ha* been criminally' Xneglectful in falling to balance the budget during the five postwar year* of prosperity. Now it > faced with absolute necessity, whatever the cost In taxes might be.'.Runaway inflation in this country is exactly what the Politburo *chem- er« are contemplating-a* -their .be<t ^opportunity.-. The danger i< that ObjngTeM, in adopting a new bigger budget with Digger, taxes, will Jail io follow Mr. Eccles' recommendation of reducing domestic.civil expenditures. Minority group pressure may be too heavy. Another'danger I* that our 300-bilIion-dollar annual national product will not be maintained'in terms of present'dollar values. We must work harder than we an working now if we are to prepare for a war with Russia. The time has come when we must put country ahead of individual or group Interest. It** the only way to make a realistic-plan work. V —DALLAS MORNING HEWS We Need General "Ike" In Another Military Job General "Ike" Eisenhower M a presidential possibility has been the subject of political ipec- iMalion since 1»«. His name looms even larger this week because of Governor Dewey's announced support. The discussion ot General Eisenhower's potential candidacy will continue at least until 195J. But what concerns in most at the moment is whether he will be offered and, If he 1s offered, whether he will accept supreme military command of the North Atlantic pact countries. This is a job for which he Is pre-eminently fitted and in which he Is needed now. ' . —ATLANTA JOURNAL So They Say The Islamic, religion and Turkish'tradition Wfre never suited to communism and if unpaid volunteers were needed 'lo stamp out communism mor^ could be collected in Turkey than probably any other country in the world. . . . —Lt. Col. Nalik Poyrazogly, commander of Turkish forcea in Korea. * * * ' The years between 50 and 10 are the hardest. . . . you are always being asked to do Ihlngs, and yet you • are not decrepit enuugh to turn them down.—Poet and playwright T. 8.' Blot. * »•»,.. Military power can win battles and even wan, but the free world must be trained to wage •economic and political war as well-If we are to be effective In fighting totalitarian. Ideologlw. -Victor Reuther, United Auto Workers educational director. * * » • • r know they (the St. Louis Browns) art go- Ing to do something. . . . HiU Is »n Investment in faith and In wntlment.—Opera star Hel«n Traubel, commenting on her recent purchase of stock In the usually hut-place bueball club. Looks Like One War Is Finished ' - " KQVEMBKK tt, H #47 1950 r»«ter Wio-'i Washington Column Sen. Taft Sings a Different Turn In His Latest Capital Bv rETCR vne/lkl - ;„: -__. .- ~^ . .'. ' ' r _ ' PETER KDSON >'EA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NEA1 — Ohio's Sen. Robert A. Tatt, the victorious Republican "happy warrior," came Dack to Washington to 'say again that he would not campaign for the GOP presidential' nomination, though h e would take it if offered/When he started ' answer- Ing '• questions, .however, he certainly .talked like a - candidate. On e of Tatt's Peter Kn.oa ; greatest virtues ia»' always beeh'.that he said ex- accly what he ' thought.-That has nvolvtd him In "a lot of hot fights n the past. But at. his first Wash- ngton post- election press conference, he sounded more like Mr. ~!*ution than Mr. Republican. There was little of his best "give em hell" technique In what he had o say. This, "would require cure- 'tll. consideration." that, he had 'not made up his mind about." The other, "was something t don't know' enough about." . He corrected an important policy statement on which he said he had been .-misrepresented, before he ime back east. Out there, he had given the impression-that the whole arms aid irogram should be cut back. He had hrown a tremendous scare Into some of • the. Democratic foreign policy planners In Washington and some governments abroad. /Here in the capital he salri he was:, not against military aid to Europe. There would have to be some. He waVnot against increasing the number of American div- isions sent to wntern Germany. He was not against anything. The point he' wanted': to make was that the scope, 'the method and the character ,of the arms aid program ought to ',be • re-examined. Far East Poliej HU to k* Studied Carefully , What about Far Eastern policy? It depended on - whether we continued the bipartisan foreign policy, the senator said^ The question ought to be studied very carefully. He thought anyone who. called anyone else an "isolationist" was an Idiot. There Just couldn't be any such thing, as an Isolationist. Senator Taft says this, The senator was asked If he would -propose amendment* to' the Taft-Hartley act. He said ' there were some which he-favored, and which ''ought to be considered.'.' He thought the Taft-Hartley law was here for as far «h««d' ai- he could see ,but didn't want to commit himself on all the old posalr ' , Originally the senator said he had been in favor of the ban on industry-wide bargaining, it had lost by one vote in the Senate. But some of the international. unions had to have industry-wide bargaining, , so : , the subject should be reconsidered. . . -. Should the Taft-Hartley law be invoiced In the. phone strike? The senator said he didn't know enough about it. He didn't know that it Involved any threat to the national security. Would, the senator continue a* chairman of .the Republican polky committee in the Senate? He hadn't decided. - . . • Did he thinlc there ihould be a change In the chairmanship of the Republican national committee? He hadn't considered It, but hi was -pro- having dinner, aoon .with Mr. Gab- rjeljon. '• - • .'*— Did the senator think the 1J50 election*.indicated a trend for 1952? Yes. he.did—but, a lot of things could happen . between- now and then.. ; . . ; • ,.'• • Did he .think rent controls should be extended? He-,(Jousted it, but i.i; an'extension was ;needed, they miiht go along with price controls. He dvd. not believe wage and price control*' were necesaary ' at this moment. Then he hastened to add that : thU was; purely a peraonal opinion. .Incidentally;.,It-i« ,n op- inion'shared .by. president Truman Did Senator-;'Ttft \ thtak there should be an excess proliu tax? He hadn't made op; hw. mind.. He'd go along with the taxation committee* "n It. He <tid he thought it would be .impossible,: to pass an excess profit* tax properly j'n the corjing special session of Conirr'ess. What they ought to do is to after the while tax program, he. declared. •for the .new Congress. Senator raft iaid -he- thought the main isaues would be the siie of the defense program, where the money was coming from to pay for it, and how inflation can be prevented : What,.was this,''anyhow? Here was the;senator.who had taWthe lead .to jcut -Eurobean aid, to cut Korean .aid, to end rent controls. to tie price controls, to wage con- trola. He had voted' against an excess profits tax last summer He had criticized the Administration up one side and down the other for Its foreign policies. Yet here ht was, pleasant js could be, open-minded on every subject, ready to rtcogniae ' there was an inflationary problem. •Well, a little responsibility car. be an awfully sobering influence. IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NBA Staff CarreapMiilent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — I watched Bob Hope "relax" at, Palm »prlngs during the 54 hoi;r.s foliow- ng his gruelling month's entertainment tour of Korea. I'm exhausted. Hope feela great, The comedian 'and H Air Force crewmen who flew him 22.000 miles hopped to Palm Springs four hours after their return lo Los Angeles airport. Hope stopped in Hollywood only long'enough lo kiss his wife anil kids, talk lo the press and change clothes. Mayor Charley Tarrell. George Jessell, Bill Dunkerley of the Cham-' 3er of Commerce, Police Chief Gus Kettman and a delegation ol citizens were at the airport to meet the two big, oil-splattered Air force planes. "I hear he's ready to collapse," lessel whispered to me >s the lead plane taxied to a stop. The doer of the plane onrncri and a grinning H*ye stepped out, swinging m irolf rhih. He looked like j man who had spent a not loo-hard day at hh office Instead nf a frMew who had played J4 ariaws In 30 days «• J*t.»»* troop*. A few hours later Hope was whooping It up with his Air Force gang at the Racquet Club along with a Hollywood mob who had come down for the opening of the plush Palm Springs season. • At 1 a.m., after Jane W.vman had loined the Fire Hows* Five Plus Two as drummer during a Charles- ion contest, the parly started or- U;Ing up but Hope -wax jflll the Jpl- ?ropelled kid and didn't leave (or rils winter home here until an hour later. Bright and rarly Next morning, at 9 a.m.. he Iced off (or 18 holes of goll and then iprnt the afternoon listening to a professional football game on the nidlo. UaJ. Gordon B. Knight o( Sioux Falls. N.D.. who was an escort offi-' cer with the Hope, troupe for the Korean unket, told me later"I Just don't know how Bob 4w» See HOLLYWOOD on rage I • JACOBY i ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBT Written for NfA Serrie* Lew Cards Can Hay* Telling fffect I recently showed a hand in which a player had to keep »ome very low cards in his hand because ot the psychological effect Today we can see how Important some very low card* can be In their own right and regardless of psychology. When South was the dummy he (ell sure that East had both of the missing Kings. Whafs more, he (ell 'sure that East had more than three diamonds, so that a plan .'to rulf out the king would not get him anywhere. There was a chance that We»t had only a singleton club—or that West's clubs would not appear 'very valuable to him. As a'malter of fact, they don't look very valuable do they? But wait and »ee! Declarer won the first trick with the ace of diamonds and Immediately led live rounds of trumpa. His first discards from dummy were the eight, jack, »nd o,ueen of clubal When Soulh ted his fifth trurap. West could see the black face of clubs In the dummy. He waa afraid to discard a spade, since that might easily cost a trick. He had already discarded one diamond «nd could have afforded to discard another. But those muersbl: cluhf irett no line to him!-So he . discarded the five or club*. ....'•'• "' Now South ran'the rour ipadec, »O«TH (B) It » A Q I 4 ., *>*72 » » « 7 1 *«> •ODTM '* •:•• *4I1 - C*«T *«» •> r * » • K.TI03 *Klt§T Pan I » '»*'' -«* '.lf*« •• Doubt. r»» . DS.M. t» i» diacarttaf the dewe of 'cluba from hi» hand on' the fourth. When the fourth jpade.wa*. led„ dummy had left tht black ace of clubs and two diamonds; , and . South kept two club»-and .a trump. But what wa* poor tart to keep? : ,., , '. . '.'•'If. h» kept-two diamonds and only' OM club, dummy •would drop the club king with ,dummj'a ace, and South'*' hand would' be high with a trump' and the la»t club. And irKasi kept two clubs, and ofily one diamond, -'dummy, wpuld le*d the to*.diamond for South to rutf out the king, and tifmmj ;^rouM be high with th«>t'c«'«r cjubs and the rx» of diamond*... ; Wert would have sit the »ontr«ct If, he had kept-both of-hi* eliibs. Then,•,**«»;. couJd 'safely • blank his klnt of/clubs .allowing We*,'. «x ot'clube Uroonlrol Ut« »uitl< •-'• ' KingFarouk 'sDemands Create Tense Situation DOCTOR SAYS By mWIN P. JOKDAN, M. D. WrHU. for NBA Servte. Most, people do not like to be phytically complcuou*. They prefer not lo be too fat, too thin, too short! or too tall. Sometime*, -however there i* not much to be done about «»—What do you think of retarding t ehild'* growth? Our boy Is li years old, sii feet and three- quarter* of an jneh till, u there anything we can do to slow down hi* growth? • o.H. A—There are many thing* which enter into growth, Including- what b Inherited from the family, and the diet, !• North America, the av- *••«*« yo«n»»ter ha« keen a Utle taller'than hi* parent, for .everal generation*. Aho growth doe* not oeeur at a regular raU.tbut ralhor h) K.HTU. There t* Bo known way of : retarding growth, 'and yet II la • Mte poulble that a boy will alow down In hit growing and not be mnrh taller In I wo or three'yean than moat hoy. of hn age and gen- orallon. At any rate, It la ralhe* Meln* to worry about It. >' . * * ' * Q—Recently, it was reported on the radio that a new and definite cure' for angina pectorLs has been discovered. Is this true, or is this just another rumor? Q.S, A—I BO not know of any new or akoolote cure for anrina p«<.'toris. There ..are, however, several good melhodi of managing angina pe«- lork, and lh« outlook for ami of thoee who syffer from this rundi- tloii to by no means dismal. If and whrn a better mrlhod of treating angina Is discovered, the medical •rofewion wlH learn of It promptly, •d make It available to pailenl.. * * * Q—I have been corresponding with a girl who was-taken 111 with a virus infection. Is there any danger that I will catch the infection from her letters or postcards? Mrs. V. B. A— NX the ><r»* would not lire lonr on paper. * • • • Q—Sometime ago you stated In -. column that there have been favorable report's on a method of using .sandpaper to help diminish ugly acne *car«. Where can I get thi« treatment? . ^ T.L.C. i <*—The me<h«l referred lo ha* Wen published In a mrdieal Journal. Whether It would be suitable In an Individual case most be le'l to the discretion of the skin spe- elaNst .who • is consulted. So Tar a* I know, H ha* only been Irled In a few eases. * • • Q Could a strain, cau«ed by lifting, result "in a mail" becoming sfer'- " c? ' ' Reader. A—No. an » person have a blood clot in the. brain without knowing it himself? Readen A—^\'ery amall rlols can develop In the blond Teseels of the brain and produce no nolkeahle symp- ton". far thin reason the answer io jo»r question Is yen. • * ' » Q-rMy sister has a lot of trouble with her hand.?. When she _ puts them in water,- the slcin cracks and peels. She has fried everything to keep the'hands soft, but nothing seems to help. Can anything be done about this? Mrs. E. R. A—Many people hate this kind of trouble. AMDmlnr that your sister cannot keep her hands out of water, she could try wearing rub- Wr (loves—or if she is sensitirr to ^fcber (which h not uncommon)—[ ••me kind'of plastic glove. It is abo poiiMbJe that her skin is sensitive t» the particular soap used, so (hat »he could try. different brands of »»••, or v»mr of the cleaning r)e- terjcnU which are m»4e of different Inrredlenti than most soaps. AP Feralta Affmtra . The demand or 'speech from the throne """thai Britain clear out the 8u*z cinal Zone and lh« Anjrlo-^ypiian •••- dan, create* a tense altuatloa • of the world'* danger spot* Farouk barely had fin lined *, ing when he got hi* arnwer r^ndon In a blunt rejection i_ spokesman for the forei»n '<0n^ t Thi* reprosenUtlve '*aid Britain'* "defense contract* '• with Egypt will continue, adding ' The defense of the Middle e»»t if an issue which directly-affecU the peace and safety of many coun- trle* ' That staltx a great truth m t few words. The'Middle-Bast i. on « of the »orld'* most imporUnt theatre* strategically. It i* ao important that It .could easily became Ith* whelping ground of World War HI ) CoaflBenta {Julio* This «r«a, comprising- Many countries,,1, the great land bridge linking Europe, Asia and Africa And it is cut by the man-made Suez Canal which provides the only direct highway between the West and the Par East. As concern* Britain, It 1*-her'lire-line to hw- va*t interests In the distant Orient Britain and .Egypt have been operating under a ten-year b-eatv signed in 19M. Britain ha* • maintained armed forces In the Canal Zone. The rich Anglo-Egyptian Su- riftn has been operated as a condominium; that Is, two-nation supervision. This If a situation which long. ha*, irked Egypt. >ho claims the Sudan a* her territory.' .Of course behind; Hhi* latest Egyptian thrust Is .a long hisiory of fierce resentment against what the land of the Nine .regards as ~ ish. intrusion; This reached- < heal In World War One,when au»ain established^ protectorate-over ... In a recent column. I told-of an interview i' had. in 1«|« with the late Sullan Hussein Kamll, who was placed on the throne by the British. Rarely have I listened to >u'ch bitterness as his hlghnew directed at England. . n Yesterday's speech from the throne declared that "the iajg Anglo-Egyptian treaty has lost its legality as a basis v or Anglo-Egyptian relalions/YThe king added that "there i. no alternative than to decide its cancellation.''.. Whether - this somewhat ambiguous language means that Egypt actually has/ disavowed ' the ' treaty remains to be seen, Independent observers figured the kind's ifete- meht .isn't 'an outright cancellation of the pact, but rather « a thrent to cancel it if Britain doesn't meet Egypt's , deraandsf-friiiAlng evacuation of troo'ps '«ndj5fith- ctrawal fromfthe Sudan. ' , • r , , In any event, it seems.clear thil the Cairo 'government is calling mf , a showdown -with I/ondon. It\*i equally clear from the British iy>'reign Office comment that Britain • See MACKENZIE MI rate I 75 Ytari Ago Today. ma Pht, national social and cultural sorority, was organized here Sunday evening In ceremonial meeting ' : at Hotel Noble. Charter members here ate: Miss Annie Laurie Evans, president; Miss Virginia Bourlaiid. vice- president; Miss Louis* "Bourland, recording secretary; Miss' Emma .Io Toler, corresponding secretary; Mis« Evelyn' Blythe, treasurer, Miss . Lillian Dietrich, program director! Miss Eva Solomon of Brownsville, Tenn., is Ihe guest' of her sisters, Mrs. Allen Pickard and Mrs. Jimmi* Peterson. ; ' , ' ' " - ' - ,\ \ Mrs. Vormah Bunch arid ''Mn. Starling' Bunch arid children sperit Sunday in Memphis. They, were accompanied, home by Mrs.'NunnallJ Wade and sons, Nunnaily and'Jesne, of Savannah, Tenn., who are visit- in? Mrs. Wade'i parent*, Mr, arid! Mrs. James Humphreys. Canine Breed •OUZONTAI. 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