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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 1959 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS •A * ,' THE COCKER NEWS OO. '. • ?v H. W. RAINES, Publisher •ARRT A. HAXNE8, AMttant Publisher • ' A. A. FREDHICKaON, Atoodatc Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, AOnrtisinf tfMMga , Bolt NttioosJ AdTCTtislnf Represent*tire*: Wtllac* Wltmer Od, New Torlt. Chicago. Detroit Atlmt*. Meaiphte. • •. ' . Entered u lecond clui nutter »( the port- otfiot it Blyteevllle, Arkansu, under »ct oi Con- (rea*,-October I, 1»17. Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ot Blythevllle or any •uburban town: where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, oi 8Sc per month. , By mall, within a radius of 50 miles 14.00 pej year, $2.00 tor sU months, $1.00 for three months; by mall outside 60 mile tone, 110.00 per year ..payable In advance. . Meditations And that he mleht reconcile both unto God In one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby.—Ephesians 2:16. »•.-.* • , There Is a green hill Jar away, • Without a city wall, •:• Where tl!e dear Lord was crucified Who died'to save us all. —Cecil 'Alexander. .Barbs • If you're not afraid of' being overburdened you'll find It a lot easier to deliver the goods. »•.'*» One rule of success is "Keep at It"—and can be wiMly applied to the purchase of government bond*. ~ » » * : The New York post office Is stamping some mail "Save Water." On Saturday nights kids all over the country will be glad to help. ' , .*.,..* * Most of us won't be hearing about the Income Ui «l»ln—until the collector calls us up. » •» • . A Tennessee man learned that a small fortune ' left to him by a relative was nonexistent. Just a '.'wind" fall. GOP May Well Take Its Cue .From Dems 7 Aggressiveness President Truman will embark soon IA" on a stumping tour of the country. It '7 will be the real opening of the Demo.' crats' 1950 campaign and will be top'•• ped off by an ambitious political festival in Chicago May 15. The party strategy is shaping up. • ;\ Mr. Truman will cover certain key spots i'j 'in.-an effort to bolster the candidacy of senators and congressmen who have ;*"' tough races on their hands. And he will * try to win new friends for his social X' welfare program. The plans call, too, for a repeat tour «. next fall touching some 15 states and '-'> resembling the President's vigorous vote ~S. appeals of the 1948 campaign. .'* It's apparent from this that the 'T: Democrats are going to be aggressive. '', They're anxious not merely to retain con£ trol of Congress but to strengthen their grip so more of Mr. Truman's program can be enacted in the coming two years. Since 1938 the Republicans have al• ways made strong gains in Congress in the so-called by-elections held between presidential campaigns. But it's risky to take comfort in trends. AS recently as - 1934 the Democrats actually widened their majorities in both houses. And this year, the Democrats, re. membering .that they were dislodged from congressional control in 1946, are out to confound the trend of the last '- dozen years. ' Thus the GOP has its work cut out for it. There's a conviction among some observers in the capital that failure to make good gains this time would make doubly difficult the Republicans' task of winning the White House in 1902. A Democratic triumph in 1952 would assure the incumbents 24 successive years in control of the government. That'd be a long time between drinks for the GOP. No one concerned with the well-being of our democracy could want to see indefinite dominance of the government by a single party. It isn't enough that the right to choose between two or more parties simply exists. For the health of the system, the right needs to be exercised to the end that changes in administration actually occur. The Republicans, on the outside for 18 years, must take their cue from the Democrats' aggressive plans for 1950. If they are to head back toward control both in Congress and the White House, - they must more than match their op. ponents" energy and must develop a . program that is both sound and appcal- ~ ing to the voters. Naturally it's easy to give broad gen- 1 eral advice like this. The doing is tremendously difficult and no one can really help the Republicans much. It's their '' fight and it's a hard one. And it's prob- ably not too extreme to say that their party's very life is at stake. Subversion Is Not A Civil Right There should be liltlc quarrel with the U. S. Court of Appenls' decision declaring the government's loyalty program constitutional. A lot of confused thinking has become entangled with the arguments over this program. Much of it comes from well-meaning individuals who arc sincerely concerned, about guarding civil liberties. But the basic fact to remember is that an American's civil rights do not include any absolute right to work for the government regardless of his personal political, views. Free speech, the right of dissent and all that have nothing to do with the issue. These are privileges that do not extend in their fullest sense to individuals who choose to work for tho government. A government has the right to command the fundamental loyalty of its employes. How could it function were it to be manned by persons bent on subverting it? Views of Others Nice Showing for Arkansas Arkansas, In 1049, ranked seventh in cash income from livestock among tho 15 Southern stales. Our fanners got something over 155 million dollars from this source, putting them out In front of Alnbnma. Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, North and South Carolina and West Virginia. That's a mighty nice rating. It would be a happier one, of course. If we stood higher; but our livestock Industry Is pretty much a recent development. It was largely a "depression baby," taken up by many of our fanners In that harsh time of the 1330s. In the states which lead Arkansas, livestock has been an important part of their farming for a long time. These states are Texas (really three or four states in one), Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia and Maryland. And the last two me ahead of Arkansas by only a few million dollars each. Now, a lot of our farmers have the "know how"'with livestock. They have much idle land. R chunk of it taken from restricted cotton niul rice crops, to find use for. And good blood for Improving livestock herds Is available In the many fine breeding herds now established In the state. So Arkansas might well expand Its livestock farming, and step up a notch or two In tho state's rank. The Income from this source could be doubled, possibly tripled, over a period of years, If all the resources were fully used. Our towns and cities would benefit greatly Irom such an advance. Farmers would have more money to spend in them, and they would get a. lot more of the processing plants which prepare livestock rind, its products^fpr-the consumer. The present sprinkling of these; plants adds millions of dollars annually to the farm value of the livestock output. Here Is one of our real opportunities. —ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT Utter Nonsense Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt thinks It Is utter nonsense to Investigate the Department of state in search of Communists. She herself scheduled a radio show on which Paul Robcson was to have appeared. Announcement of the Rooscvelt-Robeson broadcast, however, caused so much protest that Robeson's part of it was cancelled. "The idea back of it," Mrs. Roosevelt explains, "was that any party with a large group of voters, such as Mr. Robeson's progressive party, should have a say." As for Communism, the New Deal Dowager inquires: "Have we reached the point In this country where we must be afraid to join an organization for fear some of its members may have been or might be now Communists?" The answer to that Is that anybody who values his name ought to be careful whom he lends it to. —DALLAS MORNING NEWS So They Say Hitting the Trail Unity for All Ireland May Be Foreseeable Th« DOCTOR SAVS Lemons have for some strange eason always been associated with either healing properties or harm- 'ul effects. The first two questions oday deal with tills subject. Q—I was told to take the Juice of one lemon each morning and that vould help my arthritis. I have been doing it for two weeks. Will this do mo good? c.T. A.—The lemon cure for arthritis s one of the oldest supposed remedies [or that condition. I do not <now of any scientific rusnn why it shoi'lil do any good, n or do I have any colleagues who seem to recommend H. Q—Does nlcod? ,\— No. lemon Juice thin the L.W. Peter Edson's Washington Column — Southeast Asia Now Considered More Extoosive Than Balkans WASHINGTON —(NEA)— When the American, British and French foreign ministers hold their scheduled conference later thLs spring. they may have another big worry on the , table before , then], in lul- dition to what to do about Russia nnd Germany. It will bo joint, consideration ot the problems of Asin. This vast area fro in Korea to Afghanistan is now considered more explosive than the Balkans ever were. Actual war between India and Pakistan is still n possibility, and both governments are. overburdened by military budgets. The nntl-Com- munist campaigns in Korea and Viet Nnm .(Indo- Peter Edson China) are already hot war. Burma has had continual revolts. Thailand (Siam), though comparatively rich and successfully independent, is pinched between Burma and Viet Nam. If cither of these countries goes Communist, Thailand would have to follow the lead, yielding as she yielded to the Japanese in the last war. On the edges of these critics areas are somewhat more promising conditions in japan, the Philippines and Jindonesia. But the trouble spots on the mainland hold off trade and recovery in the island countries around them. Fortunately, there is only one country that has a bail food situation—India. It there were general food shortages, the unrest would be all the greater. Wt-akncss Makes Dictatorship Attractive Politically, all these countries save Japan and Thailand are emerging from, the protection of western powers—Britain, Prance, The Netherlands and the United States. The new governments are weak and short on leadership. That makes them Jean towards dictatorial methods. It will be a long time before they may be regarded ns democracies in the western sense. In their new* nationalism and independence there is a great distrust of their former colonial masters. This carries over into a distrust of the United States everywhere save southern Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia. This one factor, it is being discovered, is what program makes aimed at difficult any helping these countries, or winning them away from the threat of Hussion Communist domination. The collapse of Nationalist China to communls .1 has placed this menace right on the northern 'rim of southeast Asia. Actual invasion by Chinese Communist armies does not seem to be regarded as an Im- "metiiate danger, save possibly In Tibet and Nepal. But the smuggling of arms to Communist elements has all governments worried. One of the most troublesome elements in the whole area is in the Chinese population. There are, for I ust ance, some th re e mil Ho n C hi- nese in Indonesia, and two million in Thailand. .These overseas Chinese provide population centers on which the Communists arc using the old Nazi trick of threatening reprisals on relatives at home il the overseas Chfi.cse do nob cooperate with the Communists. Chinese Immigrants Are Not Likec This Chinese Communist supporl could conceivably strengthen anti- Communist sentiment in southeast Asin. There has long bce'n a strong dislike of the Chinese immigrants In all these countries. The Peking Communist radio has now increasec by thre a ts to I nv a de Tibet a n c! Viet Nam—which nre claimed as former Chinese territory. Communist propaganda has also promised to "liberate" Burma and Thailand. All this has reacted gainst the Communists and the See KDSON on Page 5 Q—I have three boys, ages 17. 16 and 13. The older one hate.s the youn;*D"t and takes every chance to make fun of him. W.O. A—Practically all parents WHO have more than one child have the same experience of difficulty b*- tut en brothers a n d sisters. Sometimes such difficulty Is constant and sometimes only occasional, it causes parents much distress but seems to he deeply Ingrained in human na (ure. I do not know of any cure for I mil suspect thai if parents paid I <itlle attention and *rl«rt to help 'ach youngster to go his own wa, •alher than forcing brothers, pi .rolhers anil sisters, into each oth ers 1 hair, U might help. * * * Q—How many times should th :cod be chewed before it is *wal owed? E.T.D. A—Food should be ground up ii he mouth into small pieces an< mixed with saliva. The saliva co n tains substances which aid In th lion of starches. The grindin juices in reach Ibe food particle makes It possible for the digesliv more easily. There Is no standard number tinips to chew, although there wa a vogue several years ago for chewing each mouthful a certain number of times. The Important thing; Is to use tliR teeth until particles are rcasonabl ysmal! a n d reasonably well mixed with saliva. * * ; • Q—What kind of doctor should one go to for n backache? L.S. A—This Is hard to answer because there are many pauses for backache. An orthopedic surgeon deals «ith the, bony and muscular struct n res' of the back Itself and backache may come from something in nne of these tissues. In women, backache can come from some wrong with the female organs and here a gynecologist wnnJd be likely tr> help. There are other possibilities so that the Important thing to gel a correct diagnosis. By DeWItt MaoKenzIe AP Foreign Affairs Analyst That vote In the UJS. House of ^epreseiitatiyes, denying Britain urther aid funds so 10115 as Ire- and remains partitioned, was a cntatlvc affair subject to expected evoke, but It was echoed like & hout in a rocky cavern. Dublin, Belfast, London and oth- r capitals reacted, each accordl;u^ o Us lights. ^P- It's only ten day. 1 ; ago that I disused this question by partition n our column. At that Mme I told 'ou a story about a conversation I lad In Belfast with the late Lord Cralgavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, regarding partition. This die-hard separatist political eader slammed a fist into the palm if his other hand and exclaimed: Union D Is vowed "Union with Southern Ireland? •lever! Never! Never! And when !'m gone there are others who will take up the leadership after me.* A sequel to that interview has >een given me by Mr, Joseph D. Brennnn, counsellor of the Irish legation in Washington. He says: "fn 1938 I was at the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. At the reception given at the opening of the exhibition', Lord Cralgavon was present. My then chief, Mr. John /- Dulanty, who was our high commissioner In London, was also present. "We had Just concluded the 1938 agreement with Great Britain which restored to us the bases which the British held In Ireland. Lord Craigavpn congratulated Mr. Dulanty on the occasion of the agreement and I remember him .saying; "You T>irt Fine" " 'You did fine, Mr. Dulanty, but you didn't get the north—you .||5t never get the north.' 09 "At that point Lady Craigavon, who also was present, broke in to say: "'Speak for yourself James. Never Ls a long day.' . "Apparently Lady Craigavon had a better appreciation of what was likely to occur in the future than her husband had at that particular time." Lady Craigavon was right. I believe we have a right to r-xpsct that sooner or later Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic will be united. The great question Is "When?" Optimism Kxpressed On this point of time, optimism was expressed by John J, Hearne, :hc Irish Republic's first envoy to America with the rank of ambassador. Mr. Hearne stopped in New York on his way to Washington Irom Canada, where he had been tils country's high commissioner, and told a press conference that- he believes Ireland win win unity within the period he is ambassador here. Perhaps we may get a better ylfc- turc of Northern Ireland's* vKT- Sce MacKGNZIE Page 5 IN HOLLYWOOD By Erskinc Johnson NEA Staff Correspondent This is no time to stick our heads in the sand of isolationism/We must put lorth our best efforts toward improving the machinery ot bipartisanship so that America can present a United front.—Sen. Wayne L. Morse (R) Oregon. * + * Yoxi may think more than half the Frenchmen you sec walking about are normal. They ere not. You are just catching (hem between two drinks.—Dr. Leon DeUobert, leader oi the French temperance movement. * * » Every type of blackmailer from the imperialist camp has tried to frighten us (Russia) with the so-called hydrogen atomic bomb which docs not exist in fact.—Soviet Deputy Premier Vy- acheslav M. Mototov. * * * By (he Bill of Rights, the founders of this country subordinated police action to legal restraints not in order to convenience the guilty but to protect the innocent.—Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, condemning government's new search and seizure law. * t * I wish to assure the American people that their State Department is In good shape irom the loyalty and security standpoint.—Deputy Undersecretary ot State John Peurlloy. HOLLYWOOD (NEA)—Joel Itfc- Crea has turned down offers to play the lives of both Will Rogers and William S. Hart. He told me: "Too mnny people remember jtist how those fellows talked and acted ami what they said and did still means Loo much to those who rein ember. Established actors shouldn't try to portray such famous and well-liked characters on the screen. Parts like these should be played by unknowns." Joel currently is piny ing the laziest cowboy in the world in "Saddle Tramp" nt UI. Jack Carson, Robert Alda and Jnnis Paige have teamed up in a vaudeville act. Their first official act wns nixing a chance to buck the Boh Hope-Jane Ru-siill combination by playing n rivnl theater. . . . Sum Goldwyn sold he wanted a controversial movie and he's got U- in "Edge of Doom," in which Farley Granger murders a priest. You either hate It or like it. Nnlc to Rifa Hayworth: Glenn Ford has rrplnrcd you ns No. I on the fan mail pararlc at Cohmihh, Intyre go to London for a belated honeymoon after she plays the New York Capitol In April. . . . Frank DeVol says spring has arrived in California. The smog has turned green. . . . Gilbert Roland is reading a Broad way-bound play. "Romantic Weather." Ruby Keelcr makes her first professional appearance in years April 15 on Ken Murray's TV show. Flesh-melter-downer Ruth Paker U all _steamed up over Groucho Mnrx's crack that he missed'"Samson and Delilah" because he never .soe.s tnovica in which the hero's chest is bigger than the heroine's. Says Ruth: "That's just too bad. Our greatest male stars have chest me.isure- ments that mnke glamor girls look puny, Groucho, obviously, isn't seeing many movies these days." Ul publicity boys assigned to the film version of "Harvey" think he should he married on the "Breed and Groom" airshow. Sorry, boys, but he's en^aeed to "The Harems." Tletlo, Suckers! Kol ly woo el bu ?zed \vhc n Col ee n . Sudden thought: Henry WH- Gray broke with 20th Century-Fox. eoxon is killed when Snmsnn pushes A lot of people thought she was the studio's white hope. As she explains See HOLLVWnOD on Page 5 McKFNNEY ON over a column In "Samson nnrt Delilah." Ilu( he's not the first actor to be murdered hy a column. Tic rushers After all these years, a oue-timo Keystone Kop put me straight on pie throwing. There was a pip-iu- the-face for every situation in Mack Sennett*s comedies. "But we didn't throw 'cm." ex- Keystoncr Kank Mann said. "We pushed *cm like they do in putt ins the shot. The record was about 20 feet. And Sennett.gave a $1 bonus if you could score a direct hit on the first shot. Instead of playing golf on'Sundays, we practiced pie- piishlng." Hank and three other former Kops, Chester Conklin, his brother, Heinle, and Jim Hennekce, are "pushing" pips again In a comedy sequence for "Humphrey Takes a Chance." But the pies have charged. In the old days they were cus- tary. Now they're henry. up wlth the nrc Rnd | nim0(ilaicV As Har.l: explains, "They photo- ]f . d tho sevrn of snn rt e , s [o Rtnp th graph betlei." | declarer from getting a heart riif * * * West won this trick In dummy RIV Marilyn Maxwell and Andy Me-J led the king of clubs. When Soull By William E. McKcnnej America's Card Aulliorilr Written for NEA Srrvicc II Takes Two To Set Contract Giori dfifensivfi nlny often re quires teamwork. No matter hov well you lay your plans, it they re qiiir the "o-tnieratfon of your part ner. and lie fails to follow yovr lino of thought the plans go Astray. Ntrth's natural opening agains the tour-spade contract on today' hand was the ten of hearts, the top of his partner's suit. South wen Ed not placR thn ace, declarer rumped with the four of spades. Now West ran off six spade ricks, and this left him with the king and eight of hearts and the light and deuce of diamonds. Diim- ny was left with the king, jack and en of diamonds and the queen of lubs. Most South players would told, as this one did. the queen- ack of hearts and ace-queen of iinmomls. So all the declarer had :o do was to cash the king of hearts ¥ AQ J63 * A Q 7 •» + 95 Defensive Plays—Neither vul. South West North Easl IV 44 Pass Pass Opening—V 10 I Q_p]ease tell me how much vitamin A 'should, be taken for the eyes. B. A—I do not know of any reason why.vitamin A in tablet form should be take n for the eyes at all. Probably enough of this vitamin Is obtained in the ordinary rlinl to supply all that the body netts. Q—Does shcck treatment really help those with a troubled mind? READER. A—Shock treatments nndoubledlj elp spmc people with mental dis- nlcfs. It is not recommended for 11 people with a troyblctl mind vlmlever that means. Note on Questions Dr. Jordan Is unable to answer irectly individual questions from eaders. However, once a week, in his "Q and A" column he will ans- ver the most interesting and tiie nest frequently asked questions re- eivcd during the week. and throw South in the lead with the jack of hearts. South cashed the ace of diamonds but had to concede the last trick to dummy's king of diamonds. If South had borne down to the queen, jack and a small heart and the bare ace of diamonds, declarer would have thrown him hi with the ace of diamonds and forced him to lead hearts. West would win with the king and take the last two tricks in dummy with the king-jack diamonds. However, if South had receiver pa rln ersh i p co- opera lion on th f: hand. It would have been a differ cnt story. North would not have discarded his hearts. He would liav hung on to the nine and four o hearts for dear life, together witl the ntnfi of diamonds and nee clubs. This would have allowec South to discard the jack of hearts keeping the mtecn-six of hearts an< ace-queen of diamonds. Then if declarer played the kini of hearts, South could throw awa; the queen and keep the sis; an when declarer played Ws last hear North would win It with the nine This wo-ld give Nnrth and Sou*' the last three tricks, whtrh, wil the heart ace won on Uie first trick would defeat the contract. 75 Years Ago Today Mrs.'S. E. Vail .and Mrs, E. A. Hale were hostesses to 21 of their former school mates who were members of pioneer families of Blylhe- ville, at the home .of Mrs. Vail Thursday. Mrs. M. O. Hoeggan of Toledo, Ohio, who spent the last two weeks here as guest of her sisters ,Mrs. Euta Rutledge, Mrs. Frank: Webb and Mrs. Willie Archer, was guest ot honor. Mrs. M. A. Portia of Memphis was an out-of-town guest. Miss Mary Josephine , Hall was hostess to six guests for lunch today In special compliment to Miss i Doris Wilson, who was celebrating '"er birthday. After lunch the guests ttended the matinee at the RItz. Guests included Misses Betty McCutchen, Mary Virginia Cutler, Doris Dobyns, Dorrine Coulter and Pollyann Buck. Mrs. J. A. Leech won high score prize at the party, given Thursday by Mrs. Byron Morse for members of the Thursday Club. Little Ape HORIZONTAL VERTICAL J Depicted 1 Stuff animal 2 At this place 10 Symbol for 3 Mean samarium 4 Medical 12 Melt down, as director (ab 1 fal into lord 5 fondle 13 Make possible 6 Operatic solo 15 Skill 7 Nullity Answer to K I s S If A t. O K N ta 1 ft 0 N r c U U G 1 O S i E N '-•' H A C | A 1 U C 0 K< R U A 1 r. s r- B fa O < A ^ Previous Puzzle A L A S S 1_ 1 [ H A L fe KIT R O 1 5 1 D 0 U N E H O i K r c s G 1 3 *,• S A A R n i3 1 T - A f O M S A D 0 n 1 V T M C A R W F N F. C A R E H II ^ A N (= 18 River eyot 19 Encounter 21 Bustle 22 Poker stake 23 Symbol for neon 24 Within 25 Was borne 27 Term of endearment 30 Opera (ab.) 31 Iroquoian Indian 32 Hindu garment ,35 District ' attorney (ab.) 36 Fish sauce 37 Heavenly body 39 From 40 Tribe in Kolehan, Indi? 41 Brain passage 43 Backward 46 Makes mistakes 49 Observe 50 Fragrant oleoresin 52 Water (Fr.) 53 Italian condiment 55 Eternal 37 Senior (ab ) 58 It is an I ape 9 Babylonian 25 Vine genus deity 10 Long cut 11 Apportion 14 Flag 17 Diminutive of Edward 20 Golf device 22 Military assistant 26 Gem 28 Opera by Verdi 23 Erect 33 Recover 34 Froster 37 Her ' 38 Bullfighter 41 Devotees 42 Rip 43 Level 41 Musical nat» 45 Sheaf 47 Hindu queen 48 Prosecuted 50 Sea eagle 51 Oriental narr* 54 Rough lava 56 Epistle fab.) •j;

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