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f AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE COUKIEK NEWS TUESDAY, MAUCJI 13, 1945 iHK BLntiEVn.Lt COURIEK NEWS., ThjS GOuKlUa NEWfl CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL f. NORRI8, Editor . ;< ' JAMES A. GATEN8, Advertising Mantger I Sole National Advertising Representative*: ' Wallace tt Itrner Ck>., New York, Chicago, •troit. AXma'a ' Published Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mailer at the post- offlce at Blvthcvllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1917.. , Served b> the United Pre.se SUBSCRIPTION RATE8 ,Bj earner In the clty'ol Dlythevlllt, 20c per week, or Sir per month. .,,.'•. By mall, within u radius oi W mile*,-'M.OO per >tar S200 for'slx momhs, $1.00 for three months; b> mail outside 50 mile zone. 110.00 P?r,y' ftr payable In advance. A Break iur the Home Eater Tlieie might have been a good ilc;il of \ a'l'iiu i'i this country when the I>ig 'ihiee' 1 , agreement on voting pro- ccdtuc in the international security or- fMminlicn was finally announced. Fortunately there was not, Official and public icnciion'was generally, if tern- reiately, favorable, even though the agreement mea'nt that many who have aimul at peimanont peace will now ha\" to lov.ei their sights considerably. The agieemenl was a compromise solution of a thorny and persistent pioblem And while compromises are nevci veiy idealistic, this one carries a ppiticulailv stiff dose of renlisrn. Bv giving a major power the right 10 veto tuncii opposition to its own ag- giession, the agreement admits thai if , a mnjor power is determined lo go to \\t>, 'h" \voi\A is powerless to stop it b> - iiicans short of another and cer- i-.rJ r.o'a terrible war r th,'.n this one. Tie agi cement-makes it clear that the woild oiganization could take steps to stop, let us'say;- Bolivia from pushing Chile around. But it could do nolh- 11 g lo stop aggression by the United , Slates against Argentina, for example, 01 Britain against Egypt or Russia agaii'&t Poland unless the United States or r.Iiaih or Russia voted themselves the c'£gips c oi> which they certainly Wul 1 ne\ei do. It bc:ame known after ' the Duni- bsitcn Opks meeting that Russia WHS hcl ii g »•' foi Mie veto power against Amc. ICPII and British opposition, in Ihe major points of the compromise Russia was the winner. But perhaps by this veiv \ictoiv Russia has given American senators of isolationist tendency then stionscst reason for supporting our participation in the international peace organization; That seems'-. incongruous until one note's that the veto power applies, amorg other things, to "approval of !>gi cements for supply of armed forces." And if there is anything about inter- rational cooperation that "nationalists" seem paiticularly to abhor it is the liospect of .sending American troops lo giuianl ••• defcna some European Louiu'pi' 'I his, veto power would offer an out . from (his obligation, if they could muster strength lo put through a provision making our representative on the Security Council accountable to the Senate in «ll major decisions. And so these senators might support the or- orgaimalion in (he hope of making our participation in it purely advisory. Why then the general mild rejoicing? Because, it seems to us that people realize that this voting arrangement is another step toward unity among the great nations. It may be an imperfect step, but it takes us that much farther away from the deadly opposition of what the. President has called "perfectionism." lint it has reaffirmed what has always been abundantly clear—that no rules, laws or leagues can achieve international peace without each government's sincere desire for peace. The re'e More Than One Way of Killing a Goose The Voting Compromise Most Americans eat at home most of the lime, and (he OPA has finally taken cognizance of that fact. In con- se(|UC!ifi! the agency is going lo "recall" surplus food slocks of restaurants, hotels and institutions, made known through- inventory figures, by deducting points or pounds from these establishments' rations. Since general rationing came into effect, one of its principal inequities has hcen the fact that a person could jjel most scarce foodstuffs in a hotel or resiiunanl which were unobtainable by the home shopper, provided only he were willing lo pay Ihe prices asked. This lias been more generally true in the larger cities, particularly so in the case of meat. We realize that the proprietors of eating places have plenty of headaches tl'.cse days. But we don't think that hoarding by a business establishment or institution is any more commendable than hoarding by a housewife. And we don't think that these establishments will suffer unduly by going on more of a day-to-day basis like the mi of us home caters. mmlns in OEH he was picked In President to be head of the -In Hollywood HV 1»HSKINK JOHNSON NKA Stiff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — UEHIND THE SCREEN: While making personal ippenrances at the San Francisco >r«ntere oi 'Since You Went Away," Joseph Colon and his wife tved at a fashionable but pracll- :ally ma!dlo.ss nay City hotel. Day of their scheduled departure, the •com cltrk telephoned CoUen'B roam and asked if tncy caultj 1)0 out by 8 |>. in. Joe thought It over 'or a moment, then said, "I'm sorry, but Mrs. Gotten won't have the living room cleaned,up until 8:30." • . , Ginger Rogers gels a thrcc- nontli re?t on her Oregon ranch before starting work in a new film. Doctor's orders. . Columbia Is talking contract with Frank Veloz of Velo?. and Yolamia for Him rights to his orlgglnn) play. "Leather's My Racket." Comedian Al Pcarce wns visiting the beautiful home of a friend, who said the house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. "Our house," commented Pearcc, "must have been de'teiicd by his brother- Frank Lloyd Wrong." Not In the Script: "During the next couple of years I think thai 15 per cent of the war pictures will deal with servicemen who have received disability discharges ant find themselves trying to readjus 1 o civilian life. Through inollor pictures, I believe the public wil Become educated on how to trca these returning men." Dora Senary EDSON IN WASHING 'Ass't. President' Byrnes • BY. PETEP. EDSON NBA Washington Correspondent p-cutlis. In October, 1912. ident asked him to the Pres- from the Office of War Mobilization, sponsible to the President for the entire civilian economy as well a; taking on all the conlrovciaii.'j o: all (he war agencies ami not con fining his compromising abilities to THEY WASHINGTON.—When "Assist- Court and accept appointment as ant President" James P. Byrnes Director of Economic Stabilization cracked down on race tracks, night —a tlianklr-M job of compromising club-, .conventions and other un- the differences between labor necessities of life, patrons and pur-, management- ami government wai v'eyors of these costly pleasures.,jjei' agencies bickering over policies on San to ask, "Who's jimms'i'these highly ucnlrovcrsial subjects Byrnes?" with the added IriipllSsi'lol r>vl of liviu- and wage'. Any- tion of "How does'.he get that'cue In thr: middle on those fights way?" ' - jwas bound to catch hell and Byrnes Tlie questions are more of a did. That he was not move in the confe'slon of ignorance on the part. limelight was due to his ability to of the night clubbers and the race j work behind the scenes in the old track touts than they are a slur on cloakroom technique used in Con- the 'record of the official who since B'e.ss. is-ucs ' dealing alone. and OWM, Byrnes had conscientiously worked to stabilize wage lev els. Labor—III this case mcanln; Sidney Hillman and the C. I. O P. A. C. who had a candidate _o their own In Henry Wallace—turn cd thumbs down on Byrnc.s. An Doss Ed Flynn of New York, be cause h'e had the Harlem Negro vole to deliver in the doubtful home slate of Gov. Dewey, turned thumbs down on Byrnes because he came from the south. That disappointment should have been enough to drive any man from public life. Several tinier Byrnes iiad expressed the desire to return lo him home in Spairlanburg, S. G,, but he has stuck loyally on and he has given the President his word that lie will slay until the end of the war in Europe. Beyond that he producer. NO NOTIIIN' Sign in the Selznick studio cafe: "No Cigarcts, No Matches, No Re- nmi-ks." Sign in Joe Daily's neighborhood grocery store: "No Ciga- rcts—Not Even the Kind You DIDN'T Like." Joan Davis turned down an RICO ffcr to supervise her own produc- lon unit, saying: "Somebody must ave started the word going around hat there's a brain"—ami she appcd her head—"in this gag lie." Seeking a technical adviser on ace track sequences for "Pardon My Past," Director Le'lic Pcnlon omul an application for Ihe job roin his production manager, Joe Gilpin. Teuton inquired about his qualifications, whereupon Gilpin lulled 400 uncashcd p.iri-mutuel Ickets out of his pocket. "1 invested a lot of money becoming an expert," he said. ONA GOES MODKKK Ona Munson, who played the Memorable Belle walling in "Gono With the Wind," is playing the first strictly modern characterization of her iilm career as a show girl in Republic's "The Amazing Mr. M." . . . Scenarist Aleen Leslie has written an original screen play, "Cyrano dc Brooklyn 1 ," based on Rostand's proboscis-ridden hero. . Recommended: The Hoosier Hot Shots' -recording of "From the Indies to the Andes in His Unciies." It',-, a GI favorite. Brencla Joyce, who just signed a new Universal contract, after appearing in a series of Tarzan films, said, "Thank gcocincss, no more elephants." Her first U. picture is "Hear That Trumpet Talk." It's a musical, though, not un elephants' filmbiography. . . . Production numbers assigned to new films make amusing reading. Universal's call sheet the other day read: "1432" Nights in Paradise — 1443 Men in Her Diary." slablHanton has not committed himself. Read Courier News Want Ads. tit>U Preparations as cuecJe Byrnes was again considered for' second place on the Democratic: ticket in 1944. Religious prejudices ; had subsided somewhat, but two I other prejudices raked llieir ugly' heads. As Director of both OES In the case of the rocket as in Ihe case of (he fiy'lii!!' bomb, Iho only way to silence this form of lonj range artillery Is Ihe physical occupation of the silts from which these weapons are launched.—Drllhh Air Secretary Sir Archi- bsH Sinclair. • « « Yes, it (Cologne bombing) made us tliiuk of the leaders' bor.s'.s-about cur .bombing of Eng- land—ami I heir ]:rc-mls:r. Hint it would not happen here.—Cologne wormm. * * * One of the most significant tilings v.'o have noticed shewing the, change in the civilians' ceiiLmui'.l i'i the fuel Ihp.t factory owners . . . now leave maintenance :;taffs behind. They have given up any l-.lca Germany can win Ihrcveh r.nd thcii only thought now is lo save n:. imicli cf the!' property as possible from rtrslrucliun.—Ll.Col. Mark Plaisteil of Sprlng- fi-.lti. ill., at Olcgne. REMEMBER XXXII UPRISING IN POLAND rpHE hours passed into days, the , - 1 - days into weeks, and the weeks into months and Jozef Eisner — grayer, thinner— : never had a direct word Irom Frederic —"master pianist, masler composer, and still my pupil, Monsieur"—as the old man never failed to tell anyone who would listen. Frederic's slar was in the ascendant. He was hot only talked about, he was played by the master pianists of the day, including of course Franz Liszt himself. Jozef Eisner gloried in Frederic's success. But not without reservations. Yet he could never hear the name of Chopin without a beam lighting his eye nor a bloom warming his cheek. If an occasional tear showed itself, he .ubbed it brusquely away, choosing to think it was the consequence of weak eyes rather than o£ a torn heart. His visits lo Plcvel et Cic be came fewer. He hungered foi news but there was never an' ' news Frederic had withdrawn , from the \vorld, voluntarily o • otherwise. He appeared occa 'tvonally in the salons of the grea ,—and would sometimes oblige .select audience with a rc'-dilio •xA one o£ his own compositions. .; Whenever Jozef. Eisner stoppe ' "in at JPIeyct et Cic it was alway ,on the pretext of obtaining Frci 'eric's latest music. One day a familiar voice grcclc ,hlrn. "Professor Eisner! How ar "jou?" — * H was Fran? Liszt ' "—Ah, Maestro Fine —fin .thank you" They shook hands; Liszt warm tticcd Ihe shecl music Jozef sner had just purchased. "Solnc- ing of Frederic's?" "—Urnm, I happened to he assing," Jozcf Elsucr said, seek- g lo cover his embarrassment. Well, I enjoyed meeting you—" Liszt held him. "You haven't cen him for a long time?" Jozcf Eisner's chin went up True—quite true, Maestro. But lonsicur Pleycl keeps me ormed." Franz Liszt look that statement or what it seemed lo be worth, 'hich was not much. "You know, icn, that Frederic is not well?" Jozef Eisner knew nothing oi ic kind but his pride would not ct him admit his ignorance. Ho aid, lightly: "There's no danger s there?" Franz Liszt did not answer. "—Well, you agree, dcn't yon?' "Yes." Liszt bowed his head. "'. igree, certainly." •Then what could be wrong' N'othing! Frederic is husy, Macs ro..So am I. We both have ou vprk."; Jozef Eisner attempted i smile. "Well, Monsieur—" Franz Liszt When he mean hi some s; care lo hear him? "—Salon, Maestro?" Jozcf Kls- ner shook his head. "No—really, salons are not In my circles—" 'cry much It will disturb him." Frederic came inlo the room Ic was thin. His face was whitci han ever, his movements mor< erky. "I'm late for our appoinlmenl Jouis. You will forgive inc." IMcyel pretended lo be gay. H 'orgave Frederic, of course. Then >c glanced at George who was unobtrusively folding the paper to keep it from Frederic's sight. "How do you feel this morning, [''rcdenc?" George asked. Frederic didn't answer directly. lie walked across the room. Truthfully, Louis, I am not exactly m a mood for business." His mind seemed lo be wandering. "If it's nothing important, Louis — " "Does Louis ever have anything important, darling?" Jvionsicur Pleycl frowned. "—He brings the same old story. You've heard it a hundred times. Kvcry cily in Europe will •_ :y you a fortune for one concert appearance. Isn't that right, Louis?" "Yes. absolutely." Frederic smiled, but it was a forced rmilc. He palled George's hr.ml. "Is that all, - Loi;is?'' l.ouis Pleycl gulped. "—Well. Louis, you have the r:.ir.c story; I have the same an- sv.ci-. still, it's very me: to sea yen." Pic-yel's ccllnr cnuiH no* last November has been known by act of Congress as Director of tha j Office of War Mobilization- '.aiiji Reconversion. Justice Byrnes has een around Washington for 26 of Is G4 years. In the last five years, lie war years, he has been given uore thankless jobs, and in the amc breath he has been given j any honors and some of the worst breaks ever 'handed any man In public life. Byrnes was first elected lo Conore's from South Carolina in 1910. was In the House for-14 years, :hen out of It for six before going to the Senate. He had been a Senator for 10 years when the war liroke out. In the National Defense Era before Pearl-Harbor he had the tough job of pushing through the big appropriation bills for Army and Navy, against the Isolationist, let's- keep- diit-of-this-one sentiment. Later he was called on to ire nil his ability as a great ra- tionalizer, a great connrovrilser, :\ great Senate pctler-of-lhlngs-clotic, to win Congressional acceptance for lend-lcase, price control aild other highly controversial emergency legislation. SACRIFICE!! VICK PRESIDENTIAL CHANCES When President Roosevelt rime Out for the third term in 1940. It was Senator Byrnes who was his floor manager at the Chicago convention, though Harry Hopkins pulled the wires back'tagc. Byrnes Hli'S IlOOSEVEl.TS NO. 1 TltOUIlLi; SHOOTKU It followed, liowcvc'i'. that if tougher jobs wore made 1 , Byrnes Save 50% On TRUSSES Steel anil Elastic S T E W A R T' S Drug Store Main & Lake Phone 2822 SDE GLANCES might have had second place on the ticket. He withdrew his naino so as not to weaken Roosevelt':chances for re-election when some of the Democratic bosses revived an old slcr.v that had been used against Byrnes In South Carolina Jimmy Byrnes' father ha<l been an Irish Catholic. He died before Jimmy Byrnes was born, and the bo> was brought up an Episcopalian. Tile fact that Byrnes had lieun born a Calhollc was used by tlu Ku Klux Klan clement in Soutr Carolina to (ideal him when lr. first ran for the Senate in 1021 But now, in national politics, MIL fact that he had been brought as an Episcopalian was u<ed \viti a reverse twist by the political bosses who were afraid his sclecibu as vice presidential candidate would alienate the Catholic vole and snoll Ihe President's chaure> for a third term. "Slip into ynnr old <-lo!!'.o ; . dear, ;uul I'll give you my Irci* ccmsc in i,ii\sical culture!" Oak— Pecan — Cypress — Cottonwood — Tupelo BARKSDALE MFG. CO. . Blytheville, Ark Phone 2011 THIS CURIOUS WORLD By WSSu* Forguaon > ALTHOUGH THE SUN is THREE S AMLLION AMLES FARTHER AWAV ( [N SUMMER THAN IT IS IN ( WINTER.THE SUAWER SUM / HASSKV T//UES AS MUCH ADMIRAL BVRD FOUND PLANTS GROWING WITHIN 2OO WILES OF THE SOUTH POLE-. ANSWER: In Arizona. NEXT: Slzinc up the V-Z robot bomb. Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople Out Our Way ByJ. R. Williams GLAOTO FATRlCX. OWsiS, \l YOU.' lX)& UEAR.O |,\W FAMOUS OolBWxV U OFSORKe, BliT Byrnes eol his reward for his art- K-5LMD1NTOR, AtAOS, ftf T.TMOOSVAT mittedly ercat personal snrrifii-c IAV-TBR S'OU STUPF- >a VJiVi TOCI^EO said earnestly: • ribly be loor.;p.cci plays occasionally — 1 was already, nine salon—wouldn't you v-i ulti have locscnc.l ercat personal sarnflrn and for hts rcccsni/cd political ability in June. 1941. when he wis . \- i named lo the Supreme Court. Hut more ihan it he was allowed lo keep this secure Louis Pleycl and honored position for only Hi H more. - - - "Naturally, Frederic, I rcilize." 1 His \voids \vo:e honeyed. They had never been m«rc sweet. "Yet h".ve 7 dreamed—yes, JN'OLiR. BVeSM-l-S BACk. \\ lf j TUt!^ SA&S-'--— // KME'^S CKALLEMGli^ey ( iVOLJ AM 1 V -.--.»- ...,.i llilvll l.l.\'- I III UiV.UUVi— * ^.S, "Nevertheless, Professor, I shall ri-;ht afier n:i,h!—of jus'. 0:12 c::> :0 that you ore invited—" coy: l/.n-c 1:1 1'oiiC'' "—Thank you just the snmc. Well, good day, Monsieur Lir-7t." Liszt called after him in ;\ jocular lone: "Kcmomber, Profcrsor— each time—I shell see you h:-.v the invitation— '— No — i\ o, I'm :•, t \- p j <1 wouldn t knew v « , , i ly, Eisner bravely ; ' The (teaching, Professor' Ho,v IT wr- I o docs it ][o1? * 7 ] *- the r \ n JOi"J/ E'sncr put on a bo'd ""oils "ns „ front, ' "I have a pupil or two i ire « ^,y« And In 10 more years, Macs-' G"&r-> - ^ x b "ton—serious compttition for you "n— '® ,, L, "I >»v«s no doubt ol it" Lls: 1 1 P f nC rr.v!:.;c': r>id'.'.c:i!y lost pa- i"i'.'?. He r;t;un|]cd tlie floor os a Vil'l in a <.iiixi-nt -..light slu.np. ".--''. •!••? mo, I.MIT! I have my ^ 11 lo r*n Cirod rfa;% Louis! 1 f'U ffit' coming/' i "> fum the loom. f 'i c *idlcd lo l:;r desk. Sho '•.'c-.l Iho p-ipur. £ho fio^f. .1 1 •! al H. 'i\i',<,'' ;:ho said, rais- c ' don't think ncwa j. ,'oui'l disturb him very I oo-vl rhir.!: It v/culJ die- -r, r.t rll.' '"•• T.'e ConlLiucQ Announcements The Courier News haa ber>n nu- Ihorlzpd' to announce the following candidacies for the Municipal Election In April. For Mayor K. R. JACKSON (for rc-clectlon) Municipal Jufluc OEOUOE W. BARHAM GRAHAM SUDBURY Alderman, Ward 2 JOHN 0. MclIANEY ALDERMAN, WARD 3 K. n. WOODSON (rc-elecllon) THAT'S Trf' CEAZIESTf V-JEI.L, \SIHV WOT? THING i EVER J HE'S TH' FIRST OWE <1 TO HAVE EMOUGM DECOKATIM 1 A \ \ SEMSE TO DO MOW CAPTURED EMEMY )/ WHUT HE'LL HA.FTA OF /( tXD LATER---WORE •^ I SEMSE THAM HIS S \>/HOLE MATIOM! r~~^ <^rJ Ii tl-V AW \MORD / IS IAEA OESCEMDArVr , ~-{!\?-<-/~^\ /KM?

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