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Blytheville, Arkansas
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t AGE FOUR BT.YTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1951 TM BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THI COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher EARRY A. HAINES, AuisUnt Publisher A. A. FRBDRIOK3ON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager lot* Hattonil Advertlstnt Representatives: W»U»ce Wltmer Co., New York. Chicago, Detroit, AtlnnU, MetnpM*. Entered u second class mttter at the post- otJloe »t BlythevlUe, Arkansas, under act of Con- freis, October >. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES: By curler In the city of Blytheville or uny •uburban town where carrier service Is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.00 per year $250 for six months, S1.25 for three months; by mali outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And delivered him out of all hii affllctiops, and fave him favour and wisdom In the sight of Fhmroah klnf of Eerpt; »"* he made him governor over Egypt and all his house. — Acts 7:10. * * * Great trials leem to b« necessary preparation lor great duties. — E. Thompson. Barbs Th« best tip for girls who want to find the man they're after is to look their best. * * * A blr bead after the night before makes you wish all the swallows would go someplace else and «tay there. * * * We're all finding out that a sweet disposition Is no match for mosquitos, flies and sunburn. * * * You seldom regret your past when you tak? the time to plan your future. * * * It makes you feel better Just to think of those who think they'd be perfectly happy If they were In your shoes. Economy Should Slot Hurt Defenses, Lawmakers Feel Even in these days, when a man in Washington can say "thanks a billion" as easily as anything, |13 billion is no sum to treat casually. And that's the amount President Eisenhower and Congress together lopped off from former President Truman's January requests for new federal appropriations. Of this reduction, the Eisenhower administration accounted for $9 billion, and Congress the rest. Their combined efforts produced a 19 per cent slash in the total of new money voted for the fiscal year which started this July 1. Moreover, these cuts were accomplished by an administration which had to study and revise the entire national budget — insofar as it could — in the interval between Jan. 20, when Mr. Eisenhower took office, and Aug. 3, the adjournment date of this congressional session. For all this considerable effort, the government looks ahead to a deficit' this year of several billion dollars. Consequently, the President felt he could not •wisely undertake tr»x reductions now. His hope is, of course, that further budget savings will allo-.v tax trimming next year. These results have not satisfied a good many of Mr. Eisenhower's fellow Republicans, who believe that a balanced budget and lower taxes should have been possible in 1953. Some of these are worried about being accused of falling down on campaign promises. Others think the administration is following a "high- spending, high-taxes" course which they identify as Democratic. But, in contrast to this dissatisfaction, most of- the 30 Republican governors recently endorsed the President's performance thus far in the financial field. They particularly supported Mr. Eisenhower's insistence on deferring tax cuts until a balanced budget could be achieved. The governors' attitude attracted interest because they are traditionally regarded as being closer to the grass roots than lawmakers in Washington, who tend to get out of touch with the home folks during a long session. The governors do not seem to feel Mr. Eisenhower's handling of money problems will, handciap the GOP at the polls in 1954. They take the view there is something more vital than fulfilling ft campaign promsie, and that is the national interest. They fear the effect of too rapid budget cuts on the domestic economy. Other men would support this posi- ' tion with the further argument that our security must come first. They believe th* question must always be: "What will this cut do to the world-wide fabric of our defenses?" Economy is a notable goal. But evidently the GOP governors are in the vanguard of those Americans who feel it must not be practiced at the expense of safety and well-being. Talking Machine Has Human Rival Some scientists up at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have succeeded in producing an electrical robot which virtually duplicates the sounds of the human vocal tract. The idea is to give science a chance to study how man's vocal chords developed and how they operate. This new apparatus, six feet tall, has parts which correspond to all the elements in man's speech-making system : lips, vocal chords, windpipe, etc. These ingenious fellows really ought to be complimented for their work. But they could have solved their problem much more simply. All they had to do was hire out Sen. Wayne Morse of Oregon, who has the most tireless set of vocal chords in America. Certainly no machine could surpass him in the regular and automatic production of speech. Readers Views To the Editor: We want to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks to the city and the Fair Association for the playground at Walker Park for our youths. We also thank the aldermen for extending Mathls Street to Harrison High School, and for asking extension of the Blytheville Coach Lines route Into Pride and Gateway Subdivisions. Rev. J. W. Thompson, Pastor, Hill of Zion M.B. Church and Supt. Of the Welfare Mission. Views of Others _ewis And The Mines The situation In the coal mines is serious. Production of coal has fallen off sharply and thousands of miners are out of Work. Part of this is due to the effective competition of the fuel oil industry. Part Is due to a lag In technological development In the mines. But part of the situation is due also to the stubbornness with which John L. Lewis presBCi his demands for more pay and less work. There comes a time in any business when thfl profit margin Is so narrow that a general wage increase may tell the difference between staying In business nml shutting down. It Is this situation that may force the American Woolen Company to move out of New England, for example. : And it Is this situation which tins been partly responsible for the unemployment in the coal mines. Efforts by congressmen from mining areas to restrict the Import of residua] fuel oil have failed. So tariff protection will not help. Thus, If John Lewis Insists at this time on pressing unreasonable demands, he may well put his miners out of business and ultimately, himself out of his lush Job. It is time for a serious re-appraisal by Mr. Lewis of the situation. He owes It to the miners and lie owes It to the industry Itself. — Kingsport News. How About Us? A Honolulu radio commentator testifies that the people of Hawaii would vote against statehood If they were given a choice between that and "a commonwealth status without federal taxes." That kind of a proposition would get a lot of votes in this state, too. Any chance of making it retroactive for us? — New Vork World Telegram. SO THEY SAY What would my friends In London say? — Britain's Miss Nudist of '53 ducks photographers. « * » The nation with control of the sea Is in position to motivate the populations and the material resources of the entire world against any aggressor. — Secretary , f the Navy Robert B. Anderson. * . • • I think McCarthy's influence In the U. S. has been exaggerated. 1 think there are many people In the U. S. who want to "clip his wings." — CIO President Waller Rcuther tells Austrian Trade Unions. » * * Government is to buy 200.000,000 pounds of beel to bolster prices. Why not, then, pay a doctor for a cull on a man who Isn't sock? — Elizabcthtown iKy.) News. * * * You'd think a, century brilliant enough to produce scientists wiio could make atomic bombs would be able lo provide a shoelace thnt doesn't, break when you are in a hurry. — Greenwood (Miss.) Commonwealth. "—But Snookums, You Look o « x ^~**~' Peter Ed son's Washington Column- Last of Five-Star Generals Gone; Diplomatic Car Tag Troublesome Retirement of Oe.n. Omar N. Bradley as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will remove from active duty the last of the World II five-star generals and admirals. The present intent Is to create no more* officers of this rank—unless the United States gets into another full-scale ?< 3r/ " ' shooting war. Prom now on, a Peter Edson four-star officer vlll be as high as they come, in icacctirne. Wlicn Gen. Matthew B. Rldgway VBS made supreme commander o£ Vorth Atlantic Treaty forces, it vas planned to give him flve-stnr ank. This was to give him equal landing wilh Field Marshal Lord lontgomery of the United King- om, and Marshal Juin of France, ho were really Rldgway's NATO uborcllnate!?. But to give General Rldgway a fth stnr would have Jumped him ver four-star Generals Mark Clark nd J. Lawton Collins. And the 1. S. Navy and Air Force would have been Iclt without officers ol equal rnnk. So the idea had to be dropped. Incidentally, Defense Secretary C. E. Wilson's get-acquainted party at Qunntlco, Va., for civilian and military lenders, pulled together one of the most brilliant galaxies ever assembled. At one time 2t>8 stars were counted in attendance. Diplomats Play "TaR" Foreign diplomats, who get their automobile license tags free in this country, sometimes make life difficult for the District of Columbia Bureau of Motor Vehicles. One diplomat who drew a tag number 922 — which added up to 13 — brought his plate back and said he would drive without a license before he would use it. The U. S. State Department — which assigns the first 125 numbers on the basis of diplomatic seniority in Washington — omlta DPL (for Diplomatic) No. 13 altogether. Whoever would rate it simply draws DPL 14. DPL 1 goes to the dean of the diplomatic corps, Ambassador Morgenstiernc of Norway. There are now 1251 DPL plates in Washington. Embassy counselors, secretaries, attaches and clerks all get them. Even wives of diplomats get free tags in the two- ca.r families. When diplomats are called hrtme they are supposed to turn In their license plates. But sometimes there's a little trouble with souvenir collectors who become forgetful. Rcd'« "Four-Way" Auto The first Eusslan-made automobiles to be sold west of the Iron Curtain were marketed recently in Rotterdam under the sales slogan, "The Big Four at Last Get Toj that th motto meant the cars had four doors, four cylinders, four- wheel brakes, four speeds and cost 4444 florins. It figured out to an equivalent of $3500. Rehabilitation Ills State programs for vocational rehabilitation of handicapped workers got a serious setback from Congress this year through one new provision. After next July 1, the federal government will pay out no more than $1 for each 75 cents contributed by the states. Payments last year averaged about SI federal money for each 67 cents contributed by the states. More than 40 of the state legislatures do not meet next year, so they will have no chance to appropriate money to carry on vocational rehabilitation. Unless they call special sessions of their legislatures, which is unlikely, states will have to wait till 1955 to increase thoir programs. In spite of severe criticism of Us programs by Rop. Fred E. Busbey (K., 111.). U. S. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation was otherwise treated pretty well by Congress this year. Federal appropriations of $23 million — $2 million more than last year — were approved to supplement state ."iinds of $13 million. But if the limitation of SI federal money for each 75 cents of state money is applied next year, federal appropriations will be cut to $17 million for 1955. Less Expensive "Franks" After years of trying, Congress this year took a first step to put an .end to what the Post Office Department calls "penalty mail." This is U. S. government official mall which in the past has gone postage free. It amounts to $38 million worth of free mail a year, Including SI.7 million of congressional franked mail. From now on every government department and the Congress will lave to ask for specific appropriations to cover their postage bills. As each agency orders its franked envelopes from the Post Office rte- partmcnt. It will have to Include extra payment to cover postage. Since the government agencies will now have to pay for their mail, or at least account for it, It's ex- Sun Jay School Lesson— Written for NEA Service By W E. Gllroy, D. D. In Jesus of Nazareth we see the portrayal and record of a life wholly human. He culled Himself "the Son of Man," and He is called "the man Christ Jesus" (I Timothy 2:5). We have the story of Jesus from babyhood to manhood, mid the emphasis upon Ills humanity is as clear in the details of His experience as it is in the records and testimony as the disciples who believed In Him. He knew hunger and thirst. He needed rest and sleep. He wrpt with sorrowing friends, and spiritually He felt the. ?ted of prayer. One testimony is that He WHS "in all points tempted like as \re arc" (Hebrews 4:15i. Yet In its uniqueness, Hint earthly life was "without sin." and in that sinless life the Christian disciples saw the incarnation of the FJIernal Christ. The life of Jesus of Navareih from the Manger lo Isr Cross, and beyond that, to the Ke.Mirrerlian. \v:is ' the. revolution In lime and human j •Jftiri of Ml iterntl ind divme life. ' Jesus was the Incarnation of the Word that had been, from the beginning, the Word that was In God, and that was Ood. It is not only in the first chapter of the Gospel of John that all this is expressed. It is emphasized repeatedly in the Epistles of Paul, in the Epistle to the Hebrews and in other pans of the New Testament. All this we express in our beliefs and creeds. Yet I think for most of us It launches his out Into a realm beyond our comprehension. What I am impressed with Is thi fact that It was the earthly life of Jesus that led those who kww Him, and those who received their testimony, to believe that He was not only the Son of Man, but also the Son of God, In a special and eternal sense beyond that In which we are all children of Qod. I have long believed, also, that If we are to beli 've In and know the Et-rnal Christ, beyond the frrmnl repeating of creeds, It must t» pected they'll cut down on the amount. In this way the Post Office Department hopes to save some money. Buttoned-Up Propaganda National Committee for a Free Europe has received a report from Estonia indicating that private enterprise is not dead in that Communist-dominated country. , A certain Arnold Mendes bought up all the political phonograph records available in his country. His collection of dreary propaganda platters included speeches by Lenin, Stalin and all the lesser Bed leaders. Government officials were at first delighted to Jind that these goods were selling so well. Then they discovered that Mendes had improvised a factory in his basement where he melted down th rcords and mad thm into buttons... Th buttons sold readily and even minor government officials winked at the business for a bribe of a few scarce buttons for their own clothes. Higher officials, however, clapped Mendes into jail and charged him with embezzling 384,708 rubles from the state. Fund-Name Fun California Congressman Allan Oakley Hunter has criticized the establishment of the new "Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development." It is abbreviated SUNFED. Representative Hunter said the fund would be a trap for America's foreign relief dollars. "If this ruse Works," he said, "we may even some clay see a new UN agency called SUNKIST — Special United Nations Kitty In Support of Termites." Sen. Prescott Bush (R., Conn.l was trying to explain the Federal Reserve Board action in lowering reserve requirements of member banks. Sen. Robert Kerr (D., Okla.) interrupted to ask a long-winded, complex question, obviously intended to embarrass the defender of the administration's monetary policies. Senator Bush ducked. The question was so involved, he said, that he got lost in the middle of ft. Senator Kerr then simplified his question and answered It in his own way. Senator Bush replied that he did not agree with the reasoning. Whereupon Kerr retorted with: "I appreciate my distinguished colleague's telling me, first — that he does not know what I. mean and second — that'he is not prepared to agree with me, regardless of what I mean." through knowing that earthly Jesus as His disciples knew Him. It Is as we feel His supremacy as man that we feel and know that God was in Christ, as Paul expresses it (II Corinthians 5:19), or that we are impelled to cry out, with Peter, "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." We may not be able to know, or express, all that means, but It has for us a sense of the vastness and iomplelcness of all things in heaven and in earth — the fullness of truth ind righteousness, as well as of love and mercy and grace and freedom. So, in the Eternal Christ, known through the earthly Jesus, the Christian lives In an eternal environment "The gift of God Is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 6:23). But all the mystery and greatness concentrate on that earthly lite of Jesus, portrayed in the four Gospels. It is there that the supremacy of Jesus is made plain. For the reader of those Gospels today It 's as true us it was'for 'hose who ;,eard and recorded Ihe words of Jesus, words thai. n"ver man so spnke, and never ninn so lived. The luprcmacy of Jestu has been Erskine Joknson IN ' HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — <NEA>— Guys and Dolls: "I don't think I can do all types of musicals and I don't think Warner Bros, expect me to. They keep talking about pictures with strong story lines. I'm just not the bouncy type. I'm not frothy." Peggy Lee, who leaped to movie stardom in "The Jazz Singer," talking out loud about the future and denying the buzz that a feud exists between her and Doris Day, the other song queen on the Warner lot. "I've been working too long," she told me, "to waste time on that kind of thing. Doris and I have been laughing about the ru- •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Signal li Way To Improve Game By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When It is properly used, the suit - preference signal can be of great assistance to the defenders. In general, a player who wants to use this signal plays a higher card than necessary (when not trying to win a trick) to indicate strength in a high-ranking suit, and plays a low card to indicate strength in a low suit. We can see one way for the signal to operate in today's hand. West opens the three of spades, dummy plays low, and East wins with the king. East returns a low spade, South hopefully finesses the nine, but West covers with the ten. If declarer takes this trick with dummy's ace of spades, the defenders have no chance to signal. If declarer refuses the second round of spades, however. West should lead the suit again In such a way to indicate where his re-entry happens to be. In this case, West's entry is in hearts, the higher ranking of the two red suits. (It is obvious that declarer will promptly go after the clubs, and East will then have to guess whether to return a heart or NORTH (D) AA76 * J7 + KQJ872 WEST EAST #Q10832 *K3 VA94 ¥6532 • 1083 496542 + 53 #A4 SOUTH * J94 VQ1081 « AKQ 41096 North-South vul. North East South West 1 * Pass 1V Pass 2 4 Pass 2 N.T. Pass 3N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—6 3 a diamond to allow West to run the rest of his spades.) To indicate that his entry is in a high suit, iVest returns the queen of spades even though dummy has only the blank ace of spades left. East has no trouble in noticing that West has played a higher ipade than necessary. When East wins ths ace of clubs, he will return a heart, and West will defeat he contract. If East and West were not using .his signal, East would probably return a diamond after taking his ace of clubs. Then South would make his contract with five clubs, the deep and abiding faith of many who have been far apart, insofar as formal creeds and metaphysical conceptions have been concerned. mors. Artists shouldn't be . compared unless they copy «»ch other. The way I see Doris — sh* bubbles. I can't bubble, but I wish I could." Blonde, straightforward Peggy on weather conditions In and •• around the dream house sh« occupies with Brad Dexter: "We're completely happy together." Needs Men "Hollywood needs men, NOT boys. Men who look like they could knock out a dame with one punch. Men who look like they'a walking around with closed fists." Producer Alex Gottlieb wailing about the absence of rugged, he- men in movietown and the headaches he's had trying to find a male star for his next western, "Five Bullets." We've kept building women stars but we haven't developed virile male actors," Gottlieb deplored it. "There are no new Bogeys, no new Coopers." But he cautions: "Hollywood shouldn't go looking for these guys in dramatic schools. Let them search In the coal mines, on th« football fields. Let them look at cops and truck drivers. They don't have to know anything about acting. Directors will make them actors." Count Vera-Ellen In on th« Hide of movie dolls who say that "It can be done" in the debate over whether musicals can be succest- ful on super-gigantic screens •— whether it's Cinerama, Clnem* Scope or some other system. Just give Vera a chance to whirl with the chorus boys In a Cinert- J ma musical and she won't think twice about any risk. "Almost any of tha big numberi I've done in pictures could bo dons-' in Cinerama or the other big screens," Vera told me. "There's one number I did In 'Three Little Words' that would be especially good. You can do anything as lonj as the back-ground is filled with people." In August, the dancing star etarti hoofing rehearsals with Donald O'Connor for Paramount'.-! "White Christmas" and she "can't wait to begin." "I heard a lot after I danced with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire, See HOLLYWOOD on Page I 75 Years Ago In BlytheYillt Jack and Don Chamblin left yesterday for Florence, Ala. where they will visit their uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rosenthal • have returned from St. Louis where they did fall buying for their New York Store. Mrs. C. B. Babcock, who with her family Is moving to Shabbona, 111., was guest of honor at a party given at the home of Mrs. Hunter Sims yesterday when Mrs. Sims, Mrs. W. D. Chamblin and Mrs. Floyd Whit« entertained members of the Tuesday Club and eight guests. It's easy enough, Myi Arch Nearbrite, for philosophical writers to say you should entertain only cheerful, kindly thoughts, but did any of them ever entertain a bad caw of itching poison Ivy on a hot day? This and That Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS DOWN 1 and girls 1 Sheep cries 5 Thick and 2 Heraldic band 3Tim« measure 4 Spear 5 Palmlike plants 6 Lodging places 9 and mouse 12 Region 13 Greek letter 14 Oil (suffix) m 15 White gypsum , Ledger try 2 5 Peak ' 8 Nostrils 26 Exhumes D Coagulated 10 Toward the 17 Born 18 Dried 19 Disappears and 21 " call" 23 Look and — 24 Good and — 27 —and fall 29 Created 32 De«ms 34 Fence crossings 36 Oppose, 37 Indian emblems 38 Entrance and 30 Bnrfie 41 Scottish river 42 The T— and the old 44 Sacred bull 46 Take back 43 Now 53 Adam and 54 Of a bird family 56 Gorman article 57 Prince of Persia 58 Ancient Greek city 5!) Abstract beins; Mfr.nled f,ll>ri 61 Communisli sheltered side 31 Essential 11 Golf mounds being 16 Worships 33 Saltpeter 20 Pay 35 Pulling 22 Rosters , 40 Feline 24. or less delicacy 43 Liquid 45 More painful 28 Debar legally 46 Counsel 30 Greek district 47 Odd or 48 arid went 50 Offensive 51 Gcraint's wife 52 More or — 55 Land measures

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