The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 6, 1967 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 6, 1967
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/ Noble Life Goals One of the most refreshing quotes of the fall season was to be found on the sports pages of a Little Rock newspaper recently. Fred Swinton, coach of Little Rock's Horace Mann High School, was the man who said it and it is useful to again bring to mind the redemptive features of competitive athletics. This is an age where everyone must be fitted to some matrix, it seems. A Negro for example, has a difficult time being nothing more than an American wage-earner. He must be (a) a militant; (b) a segregationist; (c) a moderate; (d) an Uncle Tom. There is far too much emphasis on labels in our society. A municipal election in another city recently was hailed as a victory for "conservatives." It well may have been a victory for conservatives, but it is the experience of most City Councilmen that one simply plugs away at the issues as they arise and it is very difficult to be conservative or liberal while attempting to solve the problems of a growing city. And so it was with some relief that the quote from Coach Swinton was relayed via a Little Rock newspaper. Noting that Horace Mann High School is faced with a dwindling football squad and a diminishing student body (the school may be merged soonY, Coach Swinton refused to go into the sociological implications of integration. "I'm a football coach; not a politician," he said. He may have said (or implied) considerably more and that is that it takes a tremendous amount of effort in today's competitive society (and football coaching is more competitiva than most) simply to stay even with the economic game. Most people—Negro and white—simply want the opportunity to do what it is that they do: whether it is farming, or manufacturing, or clerking in a store. In spite of the pressures of staying abreast of the changing economic scene, most of our citizens manage to remain cheerful and charitable in their outlook. In spite of the false prophets which are found in every color and of every political persuasion, most Americans aren't interested in extremism. They want to pursue a life which they believe can be good, comfortable and rewarding. Along the way, most of them would like to feel they have helped someone else and have raised a Christian family. These are noble enough life goals. Hollywood Highlights By BOB THOMAS AP Movie-Television Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - The report that James Coburn was shopping for a house in Tangier caused no stir in Hollywood, which has grown accustomed to stars who live in far-off places. Once upon a time, all the screen luminaries lived here. Most owned homes in Beverly where stars can enjoy the quiet life, play golf an tennis in the smogle'ss warmth and return to the studios in a half-hour via air. More an more stars are' following the lead ot Red Skelton, who comes to Hollywood only for his television show. Among those who spend a large part of their lives in Palni Springs and its environs: David Janssen, Jack Benny, Bob Hills or Brentwood, but a few [nope, Desi Arnaz, Frank Sina- rustics lived in the outlying i tra, William Demarest, Chuck reaches of the San Fernando j Connors, Phil Harris and Alice I Faye. The desert is also a haven Valley. for such retired performers as The jet age changed that. To- W illiam Powell, Lily Pons, WU. day an actor can breakfast in London and be on a Hollywood set that afternoon. The fact that movies are made all over the O/ OtU For A Convention Bureau DINERS' ttU& vii urv FlV£ IRON CURTAIN CN'ews 1 Although seldom is more than passing thought given to them, conventions and meetings in Kennett materially aid the city from several standpoints, not the least being financial. In addition, however, to that important consideration, there is the ever-present need for Kennett to become better known, for its many and exceptionally-good services to be used by more and more persons who have only heard of our city. The recent NAACP state convention at Kennett drew praise from officials of that organization. Mayor Sol Astrachan was informed by state _NAACP officials of their delight with accommodations, services and courtesy found in our city. The planned Jehovah's Witnesses meeting, expected to attract some 650 persons, will ba of great benefit to the city, and if readers noticed, Kennett was selected by this church organization because of its accommodations and its hospitality to visitors. Next year, the Southeast Missouri Dental Association and its allied professional groups will meet in Kennett This rather large meeting will be held in Kennett simply because local doctors submitted an invitation to the group. It was as simple as that. All of these meetings add much to the city, and Kennett has much to offer hi the way of convention services. Perhaps it might be well for business, professional and municipal groups here to form a city convention bureau, staffed by volunteers, which could devote serious thought to ways in which Kennett might attract additional meetings throughout the year. Such a bureau could not only be active in soliciting conventions but could work with association officials once the meetings are here. This is an important, and financially rewarding service which can attract extra business and additional friends. Up to the present time, the workload has fallen on the shoulders of only one man, J. Randall Hardin, the executive secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Hardin does a good job, but he has other duties, not the least of which is industrial development. He needs help, and there should be others in the city, including hotel and restaurant owners, who can provide it. The creation of a Kennelt convention bureau would go a long way in promoting the city as the ideal convention city for many more organizations and associations than are presently coming here.—Daily Dunklin Democrat (Kennett, Mo.) BIOSSAT AND CROMLEY IN WASHINGTON Neighbors Line Up on Side Of South Vietnam's Cause freeway distance of MGM, Warner Bros., etc. The trend toward decentralization of stars' residences makes life tougher for at least four categories of people: 1. Real estate dealers, who must find other buyers for their properties. 2. Tour bus drivers, who have iewer stars' homes to point out to the rubbernecks. 3. Gossip columnists, who have to scrounge for personalities to write about. 4. Hollywood hostesses, who never know which names' will be in town to decorate their parties. The biggest colony of film personalities is on the desert, By RAY CROMtEY 'NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NEA) At s time when public opin- I ion polls indicate growing doubt in the minds of some Americans as to the wisdom of the U. S. commitment in South Vietnam it is significant to note that in the Far East the govern-1 new country struggling to get ments which neighbor S o u t h ! on its feet. Vietnam, North Vietnam and} In any stuation 75 Years Ago —In Blythevillo "Ike Cracks Dixie, Gets Land. slide Victory" nist North Korea, among t h e | agricultural tools, seeds, fertili-; America thundered its liking 1 zer, prefabricated warehouses,' f or General Dwight David Eis- school textbooks and an elec- • en jiower w jth a crushing ava- trical power substation. Several j j anc h € of votes 'that gave him hundred South Vietnamese have • the presidency but fell short of also been trained on Taiwan. I guaranteeing him a Republican Sixty Philippine civic action! controlled Congress, men operate in. South Vietnam's | In Blytheville Elbert Johnson villages. The Thais have provid-; was elected city attorney and ed rice for South Vietnamese j Municipal Judge Graham Sud- Far East countries, have given military or economic assistance to the North Vietnam-Red China side in the war. Singapore, Indonesia and Burma have stayed neutral. Indonesia has just gone through a revolution and Singapore is a JACOBY ON BRIDGE gainst an opening one no-trump. NORTH VK10843 • 2 + 42 WEST (D) EAST , VQ9Z VJ75 * 4Q973 *KJ8 #AK85 *Q10973 SOUTH * 10 9 B 3 If A6 4A10854 + J6 Neither vulnerable West North East South 1N.T. 2* 2N.T. 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— *K The theory is that, since the no- should bid at all without the Landy convention. With that convention, he is able to bid two clubs 5, nii show totl \ his su ! ts at °,T; East s lwo ""-trump is an effort trump is a good, balanced hand j *> shut South out of the bidding there is little point trying to bid hut South llkes his hand and clubs against it unless you can J um P s ri S ht to four s P ades ; _cr i j._ j. , __ :___ m j;n4-« «l,,l, Titvi- ''CAiithV fnnr.cnaHp KiH afford to try an immediate club jump. Hence, when a player writes 'Landy' on his convention card, he says that if he bids two Jim: "South's four-spade bid is a trifle optimistic. The more conservative call of three spades probably would be better, but clubs' against an opening no- j this four-spade bid works like a trump he wants his partner to | charm. Spades break, hearts bid a major .suit." Oswald: which suit 'North wouldn't know to bid or whether he break, the'queen of spades is clubs and the ace of trumps." IHed China have "voted" over- "vote" of confidence is excel- Iwhelmingly in favor of t h o'] en t — especially when the anti- i vote is only 14 per cent — with ' 20 per cent uncommitted. In this Vietnamese war, South Vietnam is furnishing 380 fighting men per 10,000 population; the United States is furnishing 23, Korea 17, Australia seven. New Zealand two and Thailand one. These, are unusually large Asian commitments when local circumstances are considered. Thailand has an insurgency of its own to fight. South Korea must guard the 38th parallel •with U.S. help against a large force of North Koreans. These Asian and South Pacific lands have sent more than military aid: Korea has 118 doctors, nurses and medical support personnel in South Vietnam's provincial health programs. Taiwan has an 80-man agri- I Japan bas given South Viet- cultural team, a 34-man electrir nam economic aid. So has tiny I cal power mission and 'a 16- refugees and cement and roof-! bury was re-elected, two-thirds! ing materials and offered a $20 Mrs. Cornelius Modinger has South Vietnamese. Nine Far East countries are helping South Vietnam in this struggle. Two nations are aiding the North. Vietnam - Rtd China invasion of the south. Three countries are neutral. South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand have troops fighting in South Vietnam. Two of these j countries — Thailand and New 1 Zealand — have recently decid- ! ed to increase their commit- i went.. The Republic of China on Taiwan has offered troops. It has a military psychological warfare team in action. Malaysia has trained 2,000 'South Vietnamese military offi- j cers and police in counterinsurgency tactics and supplies armored vehicles and other military and police transport and counterinsurgency equipment. right and all South loses are two, Japan faas6 given MSouth viet . Landy Convention Is Useful Bid Jim; "Why don't you take over today and talk about Alvin Landy? I started to say 'your old friend,' but he was my old friend, too." Oswald: "Alvip was every bridge player's friend. In 1947, when he came from Cleveland to run the American Contract Bridge League, he took over the thankless job of getting the league going again after the trou- bless of World War II. The 200, 000 members today reflect how well Alvin did his job. We will all miss him, and tournaments just aren't going to be the same Alvin was also a great player, although his duties kept him from playing in more than one event every two or three years. The Landy convention will be one monument to him but his real monument is the ACBL." Jim: "The Landy convention was the first of several artificial convention* designed to make U •Mfer nd Mfw to competo t- Laos. man medical team operating in Only Cambodia and Commu-1 South Vietnam. It has also sent million rice credit. They're sending a medical unit. Australian civil engineers | work on South Vietnamese water j supply and road construction, j Canberra has sent s u r g i c a 1 j ™ r teams, experts on dairy a nd crop practices, radio instructors and more than a million Vietnamese language textbooks and hand tools, bankets and corrugated roofing for South Vietnamese military dependents' housing. New Zealand has sent medical teams and aid for South Vietnamese technical schools. Japan has provided South Vietnam with millions of dollars in economic assistance. It has funds for the construction of a large power dam across the Da Nhim River. Tokyo has onated Nhim River. Tokyo has donated ical goods and equipment. This adds up to pretty convincing evidence the Asians and i other neighbors on the spot have decided the South Vietnam Jight means something to them, too. returned from six weeks visit with relatives in Houston and Oxnard, Calif. Mrs. Clarence Johnson entertained with an informal tea at her home yeserday honoring J. D. Widner who is moving to Kansas City to make her home. Mr. and Mrs. Murray Smart, Mrs. W. L. Homer and Mrs. Elton Kirby were in Memphis last night to attend the Robert Shaw. Chorale. Remember Pay Your Faper Boy cassidy, Charles Farrell. Northern California has also attracted stars as a permanenj home. Bing Crosby gave up the to rear his sec- nd family in Hillsborough. Kim Novak, Jean Arthur and Alfred Hitchcock favor ftie Monterey Peninsula. John Wayne, Buddy Ebsen and others prefer the nautical life of Balboa Bay, 50 miles south of Hollywood. New York City has long held fascination for film actors, especially those who also perform in the theater. Among those wha make Manhattan their homer Joan Crawford, Sandy Dennis, Joan Fontaine,.Shelley Winters, Lauren BaCall and Jason Robards, Gloria Swanson, Myrna Loy, Lillian Gish, Tony Randall, Sidney Poitier. Switzerland has provided shelter from taxes and other disturbances of modern life for a number of ex-Hollywoodians including Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, William Hoiden, Audrey Hepburn, Yul Brynnerj Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Charlie Chaplin. John Huston sought the same advantages in Ireland and even became an Irish citizen. «HB BT.TTmcrn.LE COURIER NEWS THE COUKIEK NBWS C'O H. W. RAINES roBUSHEB RAROT « RAINE; ASsiE.rpf • HI'7i...-.Pd|tof GENE AUSTIN Advertising Manager Sole Nai.,.(,.u Mtuertlstnn Representative Wallace Witwer Co. New fbl*. Chicago. Detroit Atlanta MempoJv Second-class postage paid »t Bljtsevillc. Ark Member at the Associated Pre» SUBSCRIPTION RATES Bj carrier In the city ot 31nne^ f»le or any suburban town whent earner serHcr Is maintained 35c poi »eek SI.50 n»r month. Bj mall within > radlns M Hr miles. «.»o per JMI »5I» tor sb months, J3.D<1 tor t»M» monttj, »» mall, ontslde 5C mile ratlins «18.(W ner ypjtr payable In advance. Mail subscriptions are not dccept- ei* In towns and cities where Th* Courier News carrier servtce Is maintained. MMl subscriptions an payable In advance. NOTE: The Cotirm rVMn ajsnmtf oo responsibility for photograph* macnscrlpts. engraving! or matf left with It (or possible ptihfleattofi. Midwestern State the Doctor Says Complete Abstinence Best for 'Alcoholic' Q—My niece drinks a lot. Is there any drug that is safe that she Could take to stop drinking? A—Disulfiram can be given for this purpose but only under medical supervision. It is dangerous to give it without the full knowledge and consent of the patient. Q—My father-in-law, 79, drinks a half-gallon of wine a day. He appears to be in good health. Wttl the wine hurt his liver? H so, how can we get him to cut down his wine intake or give it up? A—Wine Is » great comfort to some elderly persons and, although in time it will damage the liver, this is a chance many are willing to take when they fee) that their productive life is aehind them. The only way to ;et anyone to cut his intake of By Wayne G. Brandsladt, MJ>. Written for Newspaper Enterprise Association A—Allowing at least an hour | between each drink, it will have very little immediate effect but i over a period of 15 or 20 years it ; ACROSS 44 Bird of prey 1 Capital of 45 Given to (suffix) Kansas 48 Driving shower 7The state motto (coll.) "Ad Altra per SI Ascended S4"Ulymaido» Astolat" 85 Shouted 56 Go by again 57 Western cattle (pi.) DOWN 1 Biblical weed 2 Heavy blow 3 Favorites •4 High note in » Anoints H Kind of anesthesia SKI. ___ ID Juvenal's futto BBitterwteU UCaucha 90 Month (ab.) 21 Observation* 25 Placid 28 Doctrines . X Nautical terra ... ,, I may cause intoxication with im- : alcohol is for the person himself « irment of j udgrne nt and mus- ! to be convinced that it is detrimental to his health or family relationships and to want very much to stop drinking. Q—Two years ago my hus- cular coordination. Q—How do niacin and vitamin B help an alcoholic? A-Alcohol destroys a victim's vitamin B (including niacin). to beaddress 35 Muaical instrument X Laminae 38 Deceive 9 Dispatchers j's scale 5 Cognisance . t Take for granted 27 Polynesian 7 State positively chestnut S Mineral spring 29 Elder son of 9 Deep hole Isaac (Bib.) tfl Geraint's i JO Geraint's wife 11 Uncommon 12 Fish sauce 19 Musical note a Retainer « Dead weight 24 Gastropod (ab.) mollusks 41 Mimicker 25 Coarse hominy 42 Take out 26 Wicked 43 Slow with open hand 45 Small island 46 Shift course (naut.) 47 Conclusions 49 Aunt (Sp.l 50 Abstract being 41 Paid notices to Zl Sets anew ' newspapers 22 Dinner course 30 Minister to 31 American wild plum 37 The snivels (veter.) 38 Postpones 52 Rot fla* by exposure 53 Island (Fr.) band was told that he has cirrho [ jectjon of vitamin B wmpl ^ - m sis of the liver. Since then he ,„ , „,,_ v.,.,, t . .,„,,„.,,„,,( «,» BryfluvfUe (Alt.) Ponrter New Monday, November 6, 1967 • Page Eight has given up drinking except for an occasional social drink every week or two. Would this amount harm him? A—Since alcohol poisons the liver, anyone with liver disease should abstain completely. On the other hand the liver has great regenerative powers and in two years may have recover much of its function. Your husband should have liver function tests made to determine the present status of his liver. If the tests show the slightest loss of function, he should meet his social obligations by drinking a bloody Mary without the vodka, a bitter lemon without the gin or a concoction without the whisky. Q-What effect will three or four shots of liquor (and sometimes much more) have on » man? Will it a«*ot his oo-ordia- to a vein helps to counteract the alcohol and shorten the hangover i period. ;''.. j Q—What are the symptoms of j alcoholic arthritis? A—The symptoms of any arthritis are pain and swelling in the joints but I can find no evidence that any of the many kinds of arthritis are caused by alcohol. The World Almanac notes that in 1906 President Theodore Roosevelt gave * new meaning to the word "muckrake. '.The practice of "muckraking," said the pwrtdwt. fc Brining more touTSe *pjor»br5 habit •of making sweeping and unjust charges of corruption against public of* '

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