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To Tune In or Turn Off .When the history of America, 1966, Is written, scholars may determine that the American inclination to turn off was more nearly fatal than the prepossession of the few to turn on. It seems to be increasingly popular (and even at times, necessary) to tune out assaults on our sense and sensibilities. In the interests of sanity, sometimes, it is necessary that we tune out. However, it seems incumbent on citi- zeijs who are asking that their criticism of public figures be accepted as credible to check in from time to time in order to get an idea of what the protagonists of this cause and that are saying. This holds true as much for th« critics of the Viet Nam war (who refuse to listen ot the words which are being said by the likes of Messers, Johnson, Humphrey, McNaraara and Rusk) to the critics of the critics (who'll be darned if they'll invest five minutes of their time to discover just what's troubling Senator Fulbrjght today). Since it is especially incumbent on those in this profession to invest a bit of time in discovering the source of Senator Fulbright'i frustration, here we would like to lend a bit of emphasis to a sometimes unheralded aspects of his position. Much of this is reflected in a speech our Senator made in the United States Senate on July 22, in which the Viet Nam issue is secondary to the broader question of determing the United States role in Asia in the years ahead. Noting that he detects the emergence of a new policy on Asia, Senator FuJbright went on to say: "Except for the JJonroe Doctrine the United States hac traditionally rejected policies of unilateral responsibility for entire regions and continents." Further, he noted that the** is some irony in the emergence of a Monroe Doctrine-East, so to speak, at a time when the United States is attempting to gracefully dismantle that unilateral philosophy in this hemi- phere. Senator Fulbright is asking the Senate if that body is in fact ready to underwrite a great society for Asia, "whatever that might turn out to mean." He is asking if the Senate, which traditionally has been called to advise and consent in such matters, is not somewhat taken aback by the bold approach of the administration in extending what could be a huge new federal spending program to Asia. "One wonders whether anyone ever thought of asking the Asians if they really want to join the Great Society," Senator Fulbright concluded. Of course, the only justification for such a unilateral declaration as the Monroe Doctrine for this hemisphere, or the poorly-articulated Eisenhower- Kennedy-Johnson Doctrine for Asia, is national security. And this is precisely the point where the Pentagon planners and those privy to classified matters of security leave the likes of the rest of us. If the Viet Nam military endeavor is a necessary adjunct to national security (and you must assume it is), then it is worthy of national pursuit However, we would encourage Senator Fulbright to raise questions whenever the administration begins talking of Great Society programs for Asia. Show Beat by Dick Kleiner HOLLYWOOD - (N?A) For three years, June Wilkinson has been touring the country, trying to live down the fact that she has a 42-inch bust. (Give or take a half-inch.) Apparently, she has been successful. For two years, she traipsed about with a sexy comedy called "Pajama Tops." That didn't do much to change her image, except with the people who saw it. Besides looking beautiful albeit a trifle top-heavy - she demonstrated that she was a reasonably good stage comedienne. Then, a year ago, the producers of the touring company Of "Any Wednesday" took a chance. They hired June for the lead, which is not a sexpot part. (They did add a small scene which enabled her to wear a bikini, which showed considerable business acumen.) That tour, too, has been successful. The "Any Wednesday" company is now in Los Angeles and Miss Wilkinson has achieved her aim — she is now with 'Pajama Tops.'" But, she says, it was a vicious circle. Without her nude pictures, she would not have become so famous so fast. But, because of those pictures, nobody took her seriously. She realizes now that t h« compounded the yiciousness of the circle by going back for more. She has been featured in Playboy six times — but those days are gone forever. "The last time Hugh (Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner) asked tie to pose," she says, "I said no. I had done enough. I won't completely, however. "I haven't suddenly become a prude," she says. "I'd do a nude scene in a movie if it made sense. But thereVno point in my doing any more Playboy layouts." June admits that she is very anxious to become a big star — she has a 42-inch ambition. "I believe everyone should try to be the best in any field he tackles," she says. But there is another reason Of Wit, Creativity Go Together Studies sponsored by the Air Force show that witty persons are much more creative than those without a sens of humor. A suee- cessful witticism itself is a creative act. A researcher observed that "clowning or humor is one of several effective techniques which the creative person uses to remain in groups, and to fend off group pressures toward conformity." A creative persons can gain acceptance without conforming, using wit and humor ag a passport. He is accepted because he is funny; and his would-be detractors restrain their impulses out of respect for his wit. Researchers also found that people who have a well developed capacity for the appreciation of humor are far happier than those who don't. Persons who lack a sense of humor also are ihort of emotional stability, sense of weft-being, self-confidence, and the ability to endure stress. Persons who have the greatest appreciation of humor also have the best contact with reality, and are the least likely to pretend to be what they are not.—Catholic Digest. EIGHT eastern states deprived of their cigaret taxes of $3 or $4 a carton will establish a patrol to spot trucks smuggling cigarets from North Carolina, where even the mountains are named Great Smokies.— Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman. WHEN the kids are small you wonder *• bout what they will be when they grow up. As they get older you reach the point where you'll be satisfied if they just grow up. — Door County (Wis.) Advocate. THE BEST substitute for experience is being 16.-Branson (Mo.) White River Leader. BASBS OM THE BIOSATT AND CROMUY IN WASHINGTON Ho's 'Justice* May Boomerang! If American Flyers Are Tried JACOBY ON BRIDGE NORTH A732 VA84 4J762 WEST 41098 VK753 • 954 +643 .EAST AAKJ54 VS • Q 10 8 49752 BOOTH <I» AQ6 VQJ1092 *AK3 *AQJ Neither vulnerable West North East Scott IV Pass 2V S* 4V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— A .10 Ilia smother play is just ahou the most unusual one in the expert's kit of plays. It is so unusual that moat of the time a player with a chance to make it tries some other play instead. There was nothing wrong with Soutis's four heart contract that a litte luck in trumps would not have taken care of. He ruffed the third spade lead and led the queen of hearts for a finesse. He continued with the jack after the queen held and was most un< happy when East showed out on tnsjt second trump lead. He thought things over for a while and finally decided to try for an end play in diamonds. He cashed dummy's ace of trumps; ran off all the clubs and threw West in with the king of trumps. Wast bad to lead a diamond and South went up with dummy's jack. Unfortunately for Soiuh's plans Bait produced ths queen and South had to lose a diamond trick. South made the suual complaint about bad luck but he could and should have made the contract. Instead of cashing the ace of trumps he should have run off the clubs and continued with bis ace, king and small diamond. East would have been in with the queen and forced lead a spade or club. South would ruff and West's trump trick would have been smother ed. If West trumped with tfo king dummy would overruff with the ace; if West trumped low dummy would discard. Apart from success why wai this play better than the one South tried? Because South also had given himself the chance to drop a doubleton queen of dia monds. By RAY CROMLEY Washington Correspondent Newspaper Enterprise Assn. WASHINGTON - (NEA) - It may take quite some doing to >revent Ho Chi Minh from try- ng captured American flyers as "war criminals." A. former ranking officer in lo Chi Minn's setup outlined he technique. "When we took over a new place," he said, 'we'd pick one of the best old officials and bring him to trial and convict him. "This would bring people into line quicker than anything else. "The fact that he wasn't guilty of anything made our point. It convinced people that we were in control — that we had the power and the will to do what we wanted and that no one could stop up." Tung Chi-ping, the young Peking dipomat who defected in Africa, tells the story of the Chinese teacher of French in a Shanghai school, he man's Tonly sin was that he was an excellent teacher and popular with the students. For that, Tung relates, the teacher had to be disgraced. Because he was a good teacher and liked, he was in that sense a rival >to the party, even though he took no interest in politics and showed no hint of disloyalty. Students might come to look to him instead of the party lead- rs. Tung also mentions the case where a number of students slowed down their "voluntary" work in protest against an arbitrary action by their Communist leaders. ' * * * The Communist didn't take action against the guilty. They picked the most popular boy in the class and ordered that he disgraced. They forced his classmates to falsely accuse him [rom stealing, and of other fictitious crimes. His fellow students, who liked and admired this boy, were er. one in the class was sick with revulsion." But the Communists made their point. The fact that tile boy personally was innocent of any wrongdoing or any personal action against the Reds was immaterial. He was popular. He was a leader. He was strong. By disgracing him, the Reds brought the students into line. If Ho runs true to form, he will subject some American flyers to elaborate trials, with false accusations and false fa ricated "confessions." In Ho's experience, such tria should bring doubting and d featist North Vietnamese, hig and low, into line. By humiliating these brav American flyers the trials wou be aimed at making Ho's ofl dais and the North Vietnames people less afraid of U. S. pov actress. Offers for pictures and Broadway plays and television roles are streaming in. It has been a tough fight. When June first arrived here from England, as a 17-year-old, her first stop was at the Chicago Office of Playboy Magazine. She became one Of that magazine's first Playmates, which was understandable; she had what it takes and they took it. "That exposure helped my career at first," June says. "I'll never deny that. I gave me tremendous publicity because 1 was one of the first. And I know that publicity is w h a t made so big at the box office : 0rced into a screaming frenzy against him. They spit on him and hit him repeatedly. After the trial he was expelled 'rom the school and sent to manual labor clearing land on the frontier. Tung says "every- But these trials would like] not have the effect that Ho imaj ines. They might brace his pec pie for a short period. Whe the raids continue, as they wil the trials will probably boomi rang. written t the Doctor Saw Enter P ris -f By Wayne G. ... Thtn I'll fat you down as a When a person is bitten by an animal that is though to be rabid there is cause for real alarm. Rabies is not common but the possibility must not be neglected., About two mllion bites by dogs, bats, cats, foxes and raccoons are reported every year. At least 30,000 of these victims receive rabies vaccine jecause the animal was believed to be rabid or could not be caught and examined. This joints up the fact that, if you lave a pet dog or cat, it should >e vaccinated against rabies for he protection of the family and he community as well as for its wn protection. Whenever possible, an animal that has bitten someone shoulc be captured alive and placec under observation to determine whether or not is has rabies. The most important part of the treatment is immediate first aid by cl«ansing the wound thoroughly with water and soap or antseptic such as a one per cent solution of benzalkonium chloride. Use a syringe to fore* tht soapy water to ft* fall depth of the wound. Every animal bite is not a reason to start a courie of ra- >ies prevention. If the animal >ites because It was startled, .eased or had been injured there it oo raasoo to suiptct rabiu. Written for Newspaper ise Association Braadstadt, M.D. Furthermore, animals that have been raised in pet shops, are very young, or live in areas that are known to be free of rabies are not likely to be rabid. Bites of chipmunks, gophers, squirrels, hamsters, moles and other rodents almost never cause rabies. If, however, the animal that bit you is though to be rabid, you should have an injection of antirabies horse serum within 24 hours of the bite. This is much less painful and troublesome than a course of rabies vaccine. It will give you immediate but not lasting protection. Because of the danger of serum sickness, your doctor wil! want to test you for sensitivity >efore he give you the serum. Even if the test is negative you may get delayed serum sickness but antihistamines will give prompt relief. Persons whose risk of exposure is high, such as veterinarians and explorers of bat caves should take a course of 14 daily injections of rabies vaccine. Finally, children should be taught to avoid petting stray animals or feedng squirrels by hand. Joaquin Balagucr will name women as governors of the provinces in the Dominican Republic. Now there's s government hat will have to keep Its skirts clean.—Charlolto Observer, The kiwi is a flightless New Zealand bird and the country's national emblem. It gets its name .from the shrill call of the male. For its size, it lays the largest egg of any living bird..The egg measures about three by five inches and weighs more than one pound. It is protected from extinction by national legislation which provides sanctuaries for the bird. O Encyclopaedia Britanniu Before bearbaiting was outlawed in 1835 because of its cruelty, it was a favorite pastime for centuries. The exhibitions usually took place on Sunday at theatre- like arenas usually called bear gardens. The bear was chained by the leg or neck to a stake and was harassed' by dogs. Queen Elizabeth I once attended a bearbaitine in 1575. ® Eiqrtlepatrfta SfiMinic* 75 Years Ago -In BlytheYille The nation's cotton crop was estimated at 17,420.000 bales as of July 31, by Orvis Brothers and Company of New York. Estimates set the Arkansas crop as of July 1 at 1,575,000 bales. Some 7,541 persons, children and adults, took part in supervised play programs and other Y facilities during the month of July ,J. P. Garrott. Y secretary, said in his montly report to the board of directors. Miss Roberta Bracey invited 20 guests, to call at her home on East Main this morning in compliment to Miss Mary Frances Gaines, bride elect. Nicky Weedman has returned from Baton Rouge. La., where he spent three weeks with his sister, Mrs. E. E. Smith, and Mr. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Huntley left this morning for an extended visit to California who is a clairvoyant. "She tells me," June says, "that this is my fifth time on earth. And the four previous times 1 have been a member of a royal family. Subconsciously, my friend says, I am ambitious because I want to be a queen again." Whatever the reason, June Wilkinson is heading for the top, on the strength of ability. Her 42-inch bust is behind her. Blytheville (Ark.) Courier Newt Thursday, August 4, 1966 Page Six THE BITTHEVULB COURIER NEWS THE COURIEh NBWS CO. H. W. RAINES. PUBLISHER HARRY A. HAINES Assistant eubllsher-Editor PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representative Wallace Wltmer Co. New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta Memphli Second-class postage paid at Blytheville, Ark. Member of the Associated Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city ol Blytbe- vllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained 35c per week S1.50 per month. By mail within a radluj ot 5« miles. 58.00 per year J500 for sn months, $3.00 for three months, by mall, outside 50 mile radius «18.00 per year payable in advance. Mall subscriptions are not accept- er 1 In towns and cities where Th8 Courier News carrier service In maintained. Mai] subscriptions are payable In advance. NOTE: The Courier »wri aisumei no responsibility for phntographi manuscripts, engravings or mail left with it for possible publication. Variety Answerto Previous Puizle ACROSS 1 Masculine appellation T Diatribe 33 Expunger 14 Unrefined 15 Austere 16 Landed property 17 Plaything 18 Scottish alder tree 20 Conducted 21 Meets again 25 Rate of motion 28 High home 32 Music maker 33 Cost 34 Sign of the zodiac 36 False god 37 Intended 38 Adolescent years 47 ChM 50 Chemical element 53 Deep gorge 56 Emphasize 57 Trapped 58 Lariats 59 Penetrates DOWN 1 Pause 2 Mountain fcomb. form) S Nation's war vessels 4 Peer Gynt's mother 5 Brythonic sea god 6 Sleeping vision 7 Division of a drama 8 Lettuce 9 Rodent 30 Absolute rakrs 10 Pertaining to 43 Health resort an era 46 Ostrichlike bird 11 Italian city 12 Legal document 38 Size of shot 19 Musical note 40 Leases 21 Feel regret 41 Part of "to be" 22 Masculine 42 Doctor's helper nickname 43 Cicatrix 23 Faucet 44 Step 24 World 45 Alms box 25 Fraud 47 Weary 26 Peel, as potatoes 48 Heavy blow 27 Assam silkworm 49 Scatters, as hay 20 Be borne 51 Wager 30 Portrait 52 Feminine nanU 31 Lampreys 54 Girl's name 35 Pigpen 55 Large barrel

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