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through Johnson, a Fusion •'•"' Any election which involves so many candidates in so many races might be expected to produce its share ;.of disappointment. Tuesday's Demo- -eratic primary in Arkansas was no exception. Perhaps most disappointing 1 locally "was the size of the vote. Less than • half of Mississippi County's qualified voters showed up at the polls. As av- . erages go, this turnout was about av- , erage. But this isn't nearly good enough. We must hope that more peo- ; pie vote on Aug. 9. j No post mortem on Tuesday's elec- tino would be definitive unless it included some exploration of the esta- • blishment and its role. The guberna- ' torial vote confirmed the suspicion ! (which was only a faint one) that the ' Faubus aparatus had fragmented. Brooks Hays got his share of the support as did Dale Alford. . The prospect of Jim Johnson in the capital may be enough to fuse the old ---f&ubus establishment into a respectable reincarnation of itself in behalf of Prank Holt. If it does, it might be yet another manifestion of the pols saving the people from something worse than politics. As a matter of cold fact, the pols have within their complex power structure some elements which are genuinely concerned with good government. This may be due in part to the persistent influence of Governor Faubus, who during much of his tenure was fascinated with good government and who, at any rate, saw good government as only good politics, after all. Mr. Johnson, campaigning in much the same way he did about a decade ago when he failed to make any waves at all on Governor Faubus' sea of happiness, found things breaking just fine for him this time. The old power establishment was split. But more important, events in Alabama, Mississippi and Cleveland provided the lode from which he mined his treasure of votes. Mr. Johnson's principal appeal was emotional and the brawling in New York, Chicago and Cleveland were beautiful, emotional backgrounds for his campaign. Some of the supporters of the other five candidates for the nomination •will find space in the Johnson camp. However, many of them (i. e. those with Brooks Hays, Raymond Rebsamen and Sam Boyce) surely are to be attracted to the Frank Holt ranks. Previously in this space it was noted that Mr. Johnson's candidacy would serve a useful purpose in that it would indicate the maturation rate of ha state's electorate. This is still true, but the answer won't be known until the evening of August 9. ^Jo +Uke (letten to tBs editor are welcomed. The* ar« subject to editing, however, and must be signed. Signatures will not be printed at the request of tile writer. No tetters will be returned) Dear Sir: Just a line to say how grateful I am for the papers. To me, I look forward to the mail call knowing I might get letters from home and always the paper. Over here, a person doesn't get news of the States or what's happening in some part of Vietnam. The only thing I know before I get the paper is just what is happening in my area. About three weeks ago, I met a friend. He also lives in Blytheville. His name is Sgt. Birmingham. Like me, he gets the paper. We talked about how the Courier News goes cut of its way to send these papers to us and many more service men. I read a column in your paper. It was in By-lines By-you and was written by Katherine Echols. That column sums up my thinking of Vietnam. The way she wrote it is as though she had been over here. The part about the walking through the mud and muck I wouldn't know about. I'm a tanker. But the rest, I really agree on. John Phillip Munn Viet Nam . Of OtLr, Will a Shrimp Fight Back? Show Beat b y Dick Kleiner : * BIOSATT AND CROMLEY IN WASHINGTON Lyndon Johnson's Fair Weather 'Friends' Hit HOLLYWOOD (NBA The law of supply, demaix tnd shoot is operating again Hollywood The result is a.se leg of movies, made primari for showing on television, calle World Premiere. NBC is puttin up most of the money and Um versal is making them. I talked with Grant Tinke newly named as NBC's vie president in charge of program and his successor in Hollywoa Herbert S. Schlosser, vice pres dent, programs, West C o a s about World Premiere. They ex plained about the law of sup ply, demand and shoot. The demand for old movie an television is immense. Eac network has at least one week ly program. Among the thra they need around 150 new o! movies a year. The supply, un fortunately, is running out. So they have to shoot new movies, to be inserted occas ionally into the old movie pro grams. The NBC-Universal ven ture, World Premiere, works this way: NBC puts up a certain amoun cf money. (Exactly how muc! Is a secret, but educated esti mates are that it is about $500, 000 per picture.) Universa spends whatever it wants t spend, over and above that fig ure — probably they run be tween $75,000 and $1 million. NBC gets to show them on either Tuesday or Saturday Night At the Movies. Universal owns them and can show them in theaters overseas immediately and, eventually, in theaters in this country. At the moment, there are 16 World Premiere films in various stages of development. Tinker and Schlosser think per- haps 10 will be used this coming season, At the years go by, probably there will be a bigger proportion of new to old - will be hai yet to be determined. It will depend largely on the audience reaction this season; how the :at- ings of the new ones compare to those of the old ones. If the audience likes the new ones, there will be many more of them. There is one distinct advantage to the network — they can be controlled, as to content and length. Marilyn Michaels is a funny girl, so it's appropriate that she's playing the lead in "Funny Girl" on tour. She admits she had qualms — at any rate, One qualm — about aking the part. She didn't want to be compared to Barbra Strei- sand the rest of her life. Barbra created the role on Broadway and will do the movie version. But Marilyn is a different type and she plays the part different- y. They've been on tour 10 months, with another five to g». Anthony George, formerly on elevisidn's Checkmate, is her eading man. "It's like one big family," larilyn says.'"Which Is nice if t's a happy family, but this asn't always been. Darling, you hould only know what goes n." Later, in the same vein — I'm basically an indoor girl. iut I want to learn some sports, 'd like to learn to wrestle — a ttle big judo so I could pro- ect myself. You should know all le fights you get into on a tour with a national company. A kinny little girl like, me should mow how to protect herself." The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $4,000 to Asst. Prof Hugh Dingle at the University of Iowa to study the aggressive and terrestrial behavior of shrimp. There must be something of interest in the aggressive nature of shrimp or neither Professor Dingle nor the foundation would bother spending time and money on the project. Unfortunately we, like most lowans, have had little opportunity to judge anything about shrimp personalities. They come to us beheaded and frozen. It's hard to know Whether a shrimp sneers, snickers or scowls when you can't look him in the face. It's impossible to tell when he's frozen solid. We're more familiar with crawdaddies that infest a lot of our creeks. And We can testify to their aggressive characteristics. Try picking up an old grandaddy craw- daddy front foremost and you'll know what we mean without more research. As for shrimp, well, we'll leave it ta Professor Dingle to tell us whether they are meek little members of the shellfish family or whether those tender little juicy dinner table morsels really have a tiger hidden in them.—Des Moines Register. By BRUCE BIOSSAT Washington Correspondent Newspaper Enterprise Assn. LOS ANGELES (NBA) Democratic governors talcing a firm stand behind President Johnson on the Viet Nam war, lare here and there privately expressing resentment against members of Congress who are reportedly "running away from the President" because of his present low status in the public JACOBY ON BRIDGE NORTH (D) 4KQ2 VAK6 + 863 WEST EAST 49843 AA105 -»J1095 V842 > J963 * Q 7 5 #K +J1097 SOUTH A .17 6 VQ73 • 82 + AQ542 East-West vulnerable West North East South 1 • Pass 1 N.T. Pass 3 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead — VJ The delayed finesse is reair in the nature of a safety play . The opportunity for it a r i s e • when you want to play a sui in which you hold the ace aa , queen but no spot cards of any • value. Playing at three no - trump ; South has to attack clubs soon er or later and the sooner the better. Most South players ; would win the heart opening in dummy in order to lead a club , and finesse against the king South wouldn't be too u p s e i when the finesse lost but he would be likely to scream when a second club lead disclosed that the king had been a singleton. Screams will die away to a murmur if he discovers that he still manages to make his contract. Really good payers have bad luck also but they have a lot less bad luck than others because they make it a point to take out insurance whenever possible. Tie correct play with this type of holding is to lead the ace of clubs immediately. j If West holds the singleton king it drops and the insurance has paid off. If the king doesn't drop declarer goes over to dummy and leads a club toward his own hand. If East holds the king declarer's queen of clubs will still make because he has achieved the finesse effect anyway. Once the king drops under the ace South should make four no-trump. He will abandon clubs temporarily to set up two spade tricks because he will be able to count nine sure winners this way. Later, he will have time to set up his last club for his tenth trick because West will be left with the thirteenth heart and thirteenth spade and no way to cash them. polls. For weeks there have been mm mm accounts of congressmen removing Johnson's picture from their campaign literature or shoving it deep inside. Many are said to have prayed quietly that he would not try to campaign for them, even though a fair proportion of these are first- termers who rode in on his ample 1964 coattails. In one of the strongest outbursts of contempt and disgust this reporter has ever heard from an politician speaking of fellow party members, a veteran Democrat said: "Those guys (the first-term- ers) are riding a leaky boat. I hope they lose." The same governor went on to say that the President is almost sure to rise substantially in the polls and that the congressmen who presently are deserting him for fear of being hauled down to defeat will then look extremely foolish. Even as he was uttering this comment, the state poll in California shows an improvement of several points in the President's poll status since his decision to bomb oil storage fa- cilities close to Hanoi and Hai- phone in North Viet Nam. Another Democratic governor was almost equally contemptuous of what he sees as the fickleness of freshmen congressmen turning on the President who got them elected in the first place. A good many others shared these sentiments. Pervading their reactions, of course, is the attitude that the war is taking a fairly optimistic turn and that the President is sure to benefit from kindlier pub lie judgments of h i s performance as this upturn is realizec But the matter does not end there. The angry governor who said he hoped the "cut-and- run" congressmen would lose asserted his conviction that the ^resident merited wide support on the war issue from Democratic officeholders through thick and thin. It is Siis Democrat's view that those officeholders who think the President's Viet Nam policies are correct should ignore the decline in his popularity and go to bat for him, regardless of the political consequences to themselves. More than a few observers at Sie National Governors Conference have wondered why the governors seem to exhibit so much more spunk than some congressmen in the matter of standing with the President. One governor's aide suggested that governors generally are more accustomed to being on the political firing line and thus tend naturally to be nervier. More than that, it can be contended tbat as compared to the average congressman their sup- ort is more broadly based in their home states and they are therefore much less vulnerable. Many lawmakers win by narrow margins in highly limited districts. They are skittish at file first sign of trouble, especially when they are new to office. Yet there is also evidence, drawn from their comments, that governors feel a peculiar bond with any president, not simply with Lyndon B. Johnson. Though their sphere of power is far smaller than his, the governors and the president are "chief executives under the skin." They have a natural sympathy for any fellow chief executive under attack or suffering de-' sertions among his backers. Some clearly believe, too, that in their positions of substantial and highy visible authority they have a positive duty to support the President of the United States. As much as some feel disgust for the congressmen who do not share their boldness, the Democratic governors do not expect the President to visit any sort of telling revenge upon ;hese lawmakers. Johnson needs :heir votes in support of future programs. He knows it — and so do the congressmen now turning his picture to the wall. But the governors obviously would not blame the President f he lost all capacity to warm up to these men and hereafter treated them with the cold con- empt shown for them in many Democratic quarters at this conference. IS Years Age -In Blytheyillo Mr. and Mrs. T. I. Seay and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pryor left this morning for Lake Norfork to spend the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Earls and daughter Joan and son Jimmy moved to their new home on Highway 61 north yesterday. They formerly resided at 1020 West Main. The Agriculture Department announced today that it would support grower prices of this year's prospective large crop of cotton at base rates averaging 30.46 cents a pound. Last year's price was 27.90. Complimenting Mrs. Jack Webb, a recent bride, Mrs. Mar vin Nunn Jr. and Mrs. Mason Day Jr. entertained with four tables of bridge at the Nunn home. Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Utley and family have returned from Rockaway Beach where they vacationed for two weeks. llytheville (Ark.) Courier Mewl Thursday, .July 28, 1966 Page Six CHE BLVTHEVrU.E COURIER NKWS THE COUniEK NKWS CO. H. W. HAINES. PUBLISHER HARRY A. HAINES ' Assistant t'ubltslter-Editor PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising manager nle National Advertising Representative 'allace Witmer Co. New Torts, htcago, Detroit. Atlanta. Memphis Second-class postage paid at Blytheville, Ark. Member of the Associated Prelf SUBSCRIPTION RATES Bj carrier in the cltj or Bl;tne> He or an? suburban town when Trier service Is maintained 35c per eck S1.50 per month. By mail within a radius ot HI lies, S8.00 per year $5 00 for six onths, 53.00 tor three months, of all, outside 50 mile radius '18.00 er year payable In advance. Mail subscriptions are not accept- in towns and cities where Th« ourier News carrier service U alntalned Mall subscriptions an le In advance. OTE: The Courier fnms assumes o responsibility for photographs anuscripts, engravings or mat! ft with it for possible publication. Time to Eat Written for Newspaper DoCtOr Jkia Enterprise Association J By Wayne G. Brandsiadt, M.I Q — Can a woman with uter births does each baby have *O 1*6 by UEA, I.e. "Sfop worrying! We've got CVERYTHING-mirth, money, mobility, brains, sex and THE BOMB." - ine fibroids become pregnant A — Athough in many women fibroids are a cause of sterility this is not universally true. Thi determining factors would hi the size and exact location o the tumor. Q — Is it true that in performing a Caesarean section the doctor is unable to tell where the baby is located? If so, isn't there danger that his incision will cut the baby? A — There is no danger. The doctor's incision is not a blind stab but a careful dissection. Q — A friend has been told that her left fallopian tube is competely closed and cannot be reopened. Her right ovary and tube are normal. What are her chances of becoming pregnant? A — It only takes one. The other provides Nature's factor of safety. Q — In Nie case of multiple j separate afterbirth? A — If the babies sprang from the same fertilized ovum (identi cal twins), there would be a single afterbirth or placenta. I from separate ova (fraterna twins), each would have his own placental attachment. The ques tion is academic, however, because frequently the separate placentas fuse and become one Q — Some people say fuores- cent lighting is hard on the eyes Is this true and does fluorescent lighting destroy vitamin A? A — Fluorescent lighting has ;he advantages over a filament bulb that it gives a light more learly the color of daylight, akes much less current to pro- iuce the same amount of illumination, and gives off less heat infrared rays). The Illuminat- ng and Engineering Society has nade a thorough study of the ubject. They found that fluores- cent lighting is not harmful to the eyes and does not cause jocular discomfort if properly used. Glare can result from any kind of illumination, including sunlight. The I and E Society has worked out standards of proper illumination, expressed in foot - candles, for various kinds of work and standards for proper installation, maintenance and use of artificial light. Florescent lighting is used in many food processing plants and has no deleterious effect on vitamin A or any other vitamin. Q — How serious is the venereal disease called NSU? A — These initials stand for non - specific urethritis. This disease has some of the symp- oms of gonorrhea! urethritis but t is in no sense a venereal disease. It is curable and has no complications. Please send your questions and comments to Wayne G. Brandstadt, M. D., in care of this paper. While Dr. Brandstadt ACROSS I Coney. 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