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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 13, 1966
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A Matter of Intent '. Where do you live? Everyone, pre- su'mably, or practically everyone, can answer this question. However the Arkansas courts are still wrestling with tlw matter of determining a citizen's place of residence. Last week, the Arkansas Attorney General's office issued an opinion that a citizen's place of legal abode is "largely a matter of a voter's intention." Happily, the opinion went on to state that such things as physical presence and the place where a person actually lives are "important factors" in determining where, legally, a person lives. Other factors, according to the opinion, of residence are voting habits payment of taxes and ownership of property. By following three of these criteria (intent, ownership of property, payment of taxes), the president of Standard Oil Co., of New Jersey easily could qualify as an Arkansas voter, though he might live in such exotic places as Scotts Bluff, Nebr., or Alabaster, Ala. We have no particular quarrel with making the president of Jersey Standard a voter of this state (although he probably wouldn't vote to suit our tastes as a general thing), but it seems to us that the language of Amendment 51 (which governs our voting in Arkansas) does not so much emphasize "intent" of residence (whatever that might be) but place of residence *;o wit: "The front of the affidavit of registration shall contain the name of the county in which issued and: " (1) The voter'i name... "(2) The legal residence of the voter, including street address and house number if house numbers are used, otherwise such a description of the vot«, er's legal residence as makes its loc»- tion possible for determination of the voter's proper precinct and length (•>< time during which the voter has resided at the above address . . ." With all deference to the legal profession and to the Attorney General's office, still you must admit that this doesn't READ like a law which makes residence a matter of intent, rather than a matter of fact. However the AG's office rules, vot- ters would do well to keep in mind the fact that when they register, they (not the attorney general) will sign an affidavit which will swear to the truth of their residence in Arkansas for one year, in the county six months and in • his precinct 30 days prior to election (this is continuous, uninterrupted residence) . Those who purger themselves in falsely swearing these things are true are subject to arrest and punishment. In other words, the attorney general's office may rule that residence is a matter of intent and not a matter of place (and perhaps the folks at Blytheville Air Force Base will get a laugh from that one), but it is incumbent on the voter to swear that he has been a resident of this voting precinct for at least 30 days and a resident of the county in which he'll vote for the previous six months. !•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••** | Show Beat \ by I Dick Kleiner HOLLYWOOD (NBA) If the terms can be worked out, Walter Matthsu will join Jack Lemon and Elaine May in the cast of "Luv," which starts in August ... The "Our Man Flint" sequel will start shooting in Jamaica this month Producer Saul David kas James Coburn and Lee J. Cobb lined up to repeat their roles but, as for the rest of the cast, he says, "We'll pick them up on the airplane going down" ... Hugh O'Brian believes he's the only actor in Hollywood who has eaten in the White House kitchen. He was invited to a dinner party by the President, but arrived late. So Lady Bird took him into the kitchen and served him a plate of cold chicken personally. That's almost as good as an Oscar. An entire movie has sprung from one sentence in a book. Script writer Steve Fisher, who specializes in westerns, found a mention in a book called "Small Arms of the World" of the fact that Gen. Custer had some Gatling guns with him at his last stand but never used them. This was the basic idea which kicked off his script for hawk." 'Red Toma- £ THAT'S IA/UAT t CAlU COWSEMSUS.* Of Japan May Soon Help Out Future historians who dig through the dusty archives of this decade and the immediately preceding years may well be puzzled by a growing congressional disenchantment with foreign aid. The puzzle to future observers will be the criticism that such aid has been largely wasted against the evidence that it succeeded too well. The Marshall Plan saved Europe and in a sense, supercharged it. The real curse of foreign aid from the political view in this country may be that Americans have carried the burden almost alone for so long. If the problem is the single burden, there is reason for hope that things are changing. Already, several of our European allies have been engaging in their own aid program. If things go well, Japan may soon be shouldering a $926 million chunk of foreign aid. Eight Southeast Asian countries were told recently that Japan was prepared to earmark 1 per cent of its national income for economic assistance to under-developed areas. The U.S., which has gradually tapered off Its foreign aid outlay from a peak of 2 per cent of the national income to about one-half of 1 per cent, has been pressing Japan- along with other nations—to pick up some of the slack.—Nashville Tennessean. Another Blow! We live in a changing world. Gone from the social scenue are the waltz, the 5-cent schooner of beer, running-boards, hobble skirts, the drop-kick, the kitchen "ice box," celluloid collars, live-in domestic help, and a host of other once familiar items. Comes now another blow for wistful sentimentalists—the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have begun to phase out their horses! A few will be kept around for use in cere- JACOBY ON BRIDGE NORTH (D) AQJ76 VAK9 13 WEST EAST 4953 A Void • Q1042 VJ87 4KQ10832* J65 ifrVoid AQ965432 SOUTH ' AAK10842 : V653 ;' * A a 1 + K i Both vulnerable West North East South 1 * Pass 1 A Pass 4* Pass 4N.T. Pass 5 V Pass 7 * Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K seven clubs in the other? The odds against that particular bad break would have to be at least a million to one. The odds are nothing like that. When you miss seven of a suit you will run into a 7 - 0 break about once in 200 times. A suit breaks 3 • 0 about 22 times in a hundred. When you make fur- A player who takes time to compliment his partner is likely to be popular. Scott smiled happily when he saw dummy and said, "Nice bidding partner." He won the diamond lead with spades. East showed out and at this point South had no way to make is grand slam. He made a 'valiant effort but it was too litile and too late. He started by ruffing a diamond and returning to his hand with a trump. Then he ruffed his last diamond and led a club to his king. East held «even clubs and West was able to ruff. Of course this play did increase South's general popularity. Both opponents were delifht- •d. South was indignant His ire w«i directed against the blirsd goddess of chance. Who else but wty? We else would find all poor South did she punish that thnt trump* in on* bind and *U BIOSSAT AND CROMLBY IN WASHINGTON Fiery Militants on Rights Damage the Negro's Cause David T *nssen laughs when people ask him if he's financially independent now, with The Fugitive's success to bolster his ank account. "Look, it's like Bob Hope says anssen insists. "He's got nough money, right? But he ays he can't quit working and ve like he does. Sure, 1 could uit and live in Pasadena and pend the rest of my life weav- ng baskets and I'd be O.K. 'ut I don't want that — I want o live good and to do that I lave to keep working." tnonial escorts on special occasions. Otherwise the Mounties will be motorized. The new policy has been "forced by rapidly changing times and conditions," the announcement explained. It's a blow for musical comedy, too. Future Nelson Eddys singing to future Jeanette McDonalds just won't have the same romantic appeal, perched on a motorcycle instead of a horse.—Houston Chronicle. ther allowance for the extar probability that if one man holds all seven clubs the other is very likely to be long in spades, you get a compound probability of less than one in a thousand. Anyway, South had no reason to blame Lady Luck for his misfortune. Once the ace of diamonds held, he would ruff a diamond with the jack of trumps lead a trump to his ten; ruff another diamond with the queen; draw trumps and score the grand slam. mm WORLD By BRUCE BlOSSAT ] Washington Correspondent Newspaper Enterprise Assn. WASHINGTON (NEA) The position of the more mill- ant civil rights groups is de- erioradng. They turn toward black nationalism by the Student Non- Violent Co - ordinating Committee (SNICK) is viewed by many Negro leaders as the worst sign of the decline. The refrain heard often is: "They're eutside the movement now ,., they're just not in it ... they've painted themselves into a corner." Efforts by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to detach itself dramatically from the general tenor of the White House Conference on Civil Rights are seen by more moderate Negro spokesmen as far less damaging then SNICK's course — but nevertheless indicative of a kind of floundering futility. Bath these organizations have gone through the convulsion of a leadership change, and both are in serious financial straits. Their problem, as looked at by people within the civil rights movement, is simple but painfully fundamental. They have not figured out a sensible,way to hold onto their identity ai fiery militants at a time when the major stress has shifted from street demonstrations to the unglamorous business of actually providing better jobs, schooling and housing for Ne- "TMr eWfaofto* may *• bob* «re ew groes. The militant posture of SNICK and CORE disposes them against today's reces- sary undertaking — the sleeves- up, around the - table co-operation with white leaders which mlds some hope of yielding slow jut real solutions To fuse into this effort is, by :heir lights, to forfeit their spe- ciaJ image, to become weak copies of the Urban League and :he NAACP. Yet it is not at all clear that the opposing course they have chosen offers them anything wt the shakiest and most uncertain future. The more extreme SNICK, as here indicated, already is seen as beyond the pale. Not widely realized is the fact that virtually all major civil rights organizations draw a majority of their support money from non-Negro sources. To scorn white assistance and friendship as insincere and insufficient, as SNICK and some others are now doing, is judged by moderate leaders as self defeating. One Negro of responsible status dismissed as "ludicrous" he talk by SNICK's new leader, Stofcely Carmichael, of building countervailing "black power structure" to extract necessary concessions from a nation which is 9-to-l white. There is some belief in civil rights circles that this burst of black nationalism is not seriously intended, that it is just a way of "keeping separate from the pack" while a more relevant militancy can perhaps be figured out. To the extent this posture is serious, moderate - minded Negroes and friendly white leaders consider it a damaging endeavor bound to fail. The complaint of SNICK and ;ORE, is that there is no ur- jency and no bent toward real action in a White House conference or other white - Negro cooperative effort, that those attempts raise expectations among frustrated Negroes but do not fulfill them. Moderates argue that it would take at least as long, and possibly much longer, to erect an all-black economic and political power structure. The city of Atlanta, admired for its racial progress, has a sturdy Negro establishment. It was decades in the making. To offer this, then, as the truly urgent route to Negro satisfaction is regarded by the mod erates as a far more foolish raising of expectations. Furthermore, a common judgment among responsible civi! rights leaders is that no kind of black independence within a largely white nation would produce desired results. In Atlanta, the Negro "power structure" achieves useful ends by steady political and economic collator ation with the city's moderate white middle - class elements If that bond were broken, progress would be throttled. Says one white leader: T« polarize the races through ad vocacy of black nationalism simply means the perpetuation o segregation." Many civil rights leaders have sympathy for the militants in their plight - knowing they re fleet the frustrations of count less Negroes. Yet the convic tion is that fiery militancy though it may stiffen moder ates' backs a little, is no longer providing useful answers of its own. 75 Years Ago -In Blytheville Mrs. Jim Smart returned yes erday from Holly Grove, Ark. where she has spent the pas! veek visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Washington. Miss Billie Sue Burks a n c Hiss Florence Moore have re turned from Marshall, Texas where they have spent the pas ,en days visiting relatives anc tiends. In a ceremony ; ^rformed May 30 in Fort Smith Miss Eunice Smothers of Blytheville be came the bride of Pvt. Tommy Sdward Westhrook, son of Mr and Mrs. J. L. W'stbrook of Blytheville. Jack Horner left Sunday to attend the summer session at Southwesterr in Memphis. Mrs. Byron Morse left Sun• for Washington, D. C. to visit her son, Capt. William Morse, and family. the Doctor Says Every baby who looks in two directions at once is not cross- eyed. It takes a child about six months to learn to focus on an object with both eyes. If this habit has not been formed by that time he will probably need help and the sooner it is given the better the end result. When both eyes do not focus on a single point, the brain receives two images. Since we are not birds, for whom this type of vision is normal, we tend to ignore one image and concentrate on the other. This weakens the ability to see of the eye with the ignored image. When the condition is allowed to progress until a child is 6, the chances of saving the sight in the weak eye a« poor and yet this type of preventable one • sided blindness is still all too common. Her* ir« *omt of Written for Newspaper Enterprise Association By Wayne G. Brandstadt, M.D. the things to watch for in your preschool child: persistent tilting of the head to one side, frowning or squining, rubbing the eyes, shutting or covering one eye, holding picture book too close, persistent blinking, unusual eye movements, stumbling over low objects, avoidance of light and redness or watering of the eyes. A simple test for crossed eyes is to have your child look yon in the eye, then quickly cover one eye. If the other eye shifts to focus -on you the child is cross-eyed. If it does not shift this may be the dominant eye so repeat the maneuver covr ing the eye not previously covered. If the degree of crossing is so mild you can detect It only by this test there is a good chance th»t it can be corrected wihout w operation. Your eye doctor can block the vision in the good eye for a week or two at a t i m e to strengthen the vision in the weaker eye. This type of treat ment may have to be continue* for five or six months, but i the weakness has not been cor reeled after six months this treatment should be abandoned Surgery may or may not then be required. The important thing to remem her is that a 6-month-old chili is not too young to have an examination for crossed eyes Q — Is it harmful for a chile of preschool age to drink chocolate milk instead of whole milk? A — Since such « child is likely to get too much sugar »nd not enough fat, whole milk In any case it should be done would be better for him. Blytheville (Ark.) Courier N* Page Six Monday. June 13, 196* We win some and we lose ome ^- Bobby Morse and John )avidsOn have moved to Cali- ornia, but Robert Horton is gong the other way. He says that ne and Marilyn fell in love with Vew York when he was doing 110 in the Shade" on Broadway, "and New York is our leadquarters now." And the en- ire John McGiver clan has given up on California; after this chool year, they are moving back East — "The kids miss the now and I miss puttering around the farm," John says. David Karr is preparing a musical based on the life of the Marx Brothers — it would go on Broadway first, then be a ' movie ... Hurt Ward, Batman's )Uddy-boy Robin, has a prob- em. He and Bonnie have a new house in Brentwood and they want to have a housewarming parly. But Burt doesn't drink ind he doesn't know how much iquor to order. ("I don't drink or smoke and I try to swear as little as possible," Hurt says. 3ood kid.) ... Never underestimate success — at last, Tina .ouise (Gilligan's eyeful) has been given a new dressing room with a record player and pictures on the wall and fresh paint. "But they still haven't jiven me the clothes I want," she moans. Handsome newcomer Stuart • Anderson didn't endear himself to the stuntmen's union \ when he worked on "T e x a s '• Across the River" wilh Dean Martin, Alain Delon and Rosemary Forsylh. He did all his own stunts. Anderson is an expert motorcyclist, a top figure skater, » good fencer, a pilot who loves to stunt and a free-fall parachutist. Yeah, but can he hit curve • balls? THE BLYTHETTLLI COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. IV. RAINES PUBLISHES HARRT A. HAINF.'S Assistant Publisher-Editor PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising Manager SoU National Advertising Representative Wallace Ifltmer Co. New Turk, "\icago. Detroit Atlanta Mcraphla Second-class postage paid »t Blvth-vllle Ark. Member of the Associated Pnu SUBSCRIPTION RATES Bj carrier In the city <rf Blnbe- ville or an? suburban towa when carrier service Is maintained 35e uer week. 51.50 per month. 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