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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher MARRY A. HAINES. Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL U. HUMAN Advertising Manager BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 8ol» Nation*) Advertlslnj Representatives: W»!lac« Wlimer Co, tiew York, Chlogo, Detroit. Atlanta, Uemphl*. Entered is second clus mailer at the post- offtc* >t Blytheville. Ark»ns»t, under act or Con- trtu. October », mi. Member of The Associated Pr«s SUBSCRIPTION RATKS: By carrier In Hie nly of Blyihfvillj or any suburban town when carrier service is maintained, 25c per week By mall, within a radius or 50 milr.v 15.00 per year. »2.SO Jor six months, 11.26 for throe months; by mall outside 50 mile wine, 11250 per year payable In advance. Meditations For Christ also liulli once Miffrrrcl for «ln«, tilt Jusl for the Ulijcul, l/mt lie jnl«hl lirini u< In <5oil, belli* put to (loath hi tlie flesh, but quickened by llir Spirit:—!. I'rler 3:18. * * + The Lorrl Jesus Christ would have the u-liole. world to know Hint though he pardons sin, He will noi protect It.—Joseph Alleinc. Barbs All people have worries because they are either single or married. * * * Male .student* voted thai the stud} of women was more Interesting than the study of history. I>a(es are easier to remember. * • » If winter Is Just around the same corner as lower prices we can rest assured that there are » lot of nice days ahead yet. * * * M(*l people, says a ilocior, weigh more In winter than in summer. Watch out for th<w« heavy A new brcom sweeps clean until a new bride aris pulling straws'" to ste If the cake is done. Truman's Jibes Harm Both Himself and His Off ice It is not customary in this country to announce the names of men who decline ambassadorships, nor (o make public currency of their reasons for refusal. President Truman thus violated precedent sharply when he told the ration that John Foster Dules had turned down the job of ambassador to Japan because he wised to save the Republican Parly from going isolationist. As is well known by now, Dulles is the chief architect of the recently approved Japanese peace treaty. In a lon# series of uniquely effective individual meetings with the various countries who were parties to that pact, Dulles laid the foundation for one of the most forward-looking peace documents ever drawn. For this service lie was entitled to the fullest gratitude of the American people. More specifically, he had earned the thanks of Mr. Truman and his administration. The President may well have thought he was discharging this obligation when he offered Dulles the chance to be the first post-war ambassador to Japan. But in forcing Dulles into public dis- ctission of his motives for rejecting tlie post, .Mr. Truman has extinguished every evidence of his gratitude, lie has embarrassed, indeed almost insulted, n man who served him and the United Slates notably. Speculation over the President's pur- sccins to fit. in |Kii-t at least, a well-established pattern. Mr. Truman seldom can resist an opportunity to voice his distaste for the opposition party, or for that matter his opponents within his own party. Ho enjoys taking petty slaps at ' his adversaries. In this case, he apparently found the temptation sufficiently strong t,, overcome any proper feeling ,,f appreciation he may have had for Dulles' superb performance. It is (|iiite true that the GOP has marked isolationist element,". But they are not in command of the party and have not nominated a candidate for President since the I'nitcd States was thrust into world leadership by World War II and its aftermath. | n p|;,j n fact, Hie isolationists are in distinct minority. Jlr. Truman theicfme indulged in evident distortion when he implied (hat the Republican Party was in imminent danger of falling into isolationist paihs. He paid no credit to the many effective world-minded men in that party. By 5 hinting that Dulles was a rare bird, the I'lvsident may actually have ftirred resentment in COP circles and li«v« undercut Dulles' influence in hit party. Kurthermore, any other Republican may now look with »xtr«m« dufavor upon the idea of serving Mr. Truman in an important capacity, especially in foreign affairs. Why should h« expose himself to childish jibe* which »eem like calculated ingratitude. The President has given no support to the idea of a bi- pnrt/snn foreign policy, by his insistence on venting silly party wrath. In Hie end, he coi-UinJy has done no real injury to Dulles' position with the American people, who will not forget his commendable service for peace. As so often in the past, Mr. Truman has largely harmed himself and the hi«h office he holds. Fortunately the greatness of the United Statra Jnfu.soA the presidency with H /iindnmental strength and prestige which cannot be damaged. Otherwise, it might by now have sunk to the level of a precinct captain's post. Views of Others Cotton Growers May Find Consolation Here Cijticm growers, /.iced now with the prospect of (iir lower prices limn they had anticipated some motitlLS RKO when the KOveimnent urged HII Increase in planting, may find sonic solace in the new trend toward the use of cotton in rutf production. Cotton rugs have been produced for many yean, of comae, but chiefly by small manulactmer.s. Now, Business Week report, 1 ., some of the nation's biggest producers nre looking Into cotlon. This may well mean that before long production of cotton nig« will not be limited to scatter rugs and the small turned type, but will be expanded to Include tha large brondlooitu. This trend toward cotton stems from the hlBh. price ot wool. Mamilactnrcrs, revolting at the Increases In the cost oJ their raw material, turned first ioward rayon and wool blends. Cotton, as Business Week points out. lias th« advantage of enabling manufacturers to turn out clear, delicate colors. One Important producer says U wears as well a« wool, and certainly It hat a tremendous advantage from the standpoint or price. With the record cotton crop coining in, . H should be a propitloin time lor more rug makers to look toward the use of the staple on a wide«pre«d scale. It could provide some encouragement (or the cotton farmer—and If he ever needed news to cheer him up. he needs It now I —ATLANTA JOURNAL Not Like the Old Days Tilt Foreign »ecretary ot the British Labor government, Herbert Morrison, pot an ovation when In told the annual parly conference that the government will nut go to war to keep Its oil technicians at the Abndan refinery The old days ore gone for Hritnln. There was a time when disputes with smaller nations were settled by British warships. They dropped anchor »t the seat of trouble and their guns, even though nilMil, plainly said '"or rise." There was littl* compunction about resorting to military occupation of a region where Britain had material or strategic Interest. But ihe old lion no longer hfls his H-ny by emitting a roar and showing Ills teeth. Oil is essential lor the British. They had developed the resources of Iran and built at Aha- rian Ihe greatest refinery In the world. But Fmrgn Secretary Morrison cairt he would act In accordance with "the tact.s and the needs ol our country." Tlirre Is no doubt about the nmds. but the changed world of today confronts Britain with new facts. —ARKANSAS GAZETTE SO THEY SAY Winston Churchill is my god, and rm Jusl marl about England— Talhilah Hankhead, American Kmr.xs. « * • N'AtiOh.ilimion ot tlie oil and cas industry Is thr seal ol imr busy liUle bureaucrats in Washington.—Gov. Allan Shivers, of Texas. * • + Yuii Moiildti't lake a hammer lo a television srt that doesn't work, so why beat up n child that is much more delicately adjuster!?—Dr. Hudson Jost. Memphis. Teiui.. on whipping children. * « • I <io buy him iSci-ietary ol stale Dean Acl>c- son> a lie and fla.ihy vc.st mice in a white—mitf he wrnrs them, alien we're alone.--Mrs. Dean Aclicson, on shopping (or her husband. » » * The United Njti'ins threatens to fail if the innate seltishiifsis ol its members does not yield to universal needs 'and. it does not stop ob- stnirtioniM tactics ... of it* o»n unruly members. --<;en. Umjlas MucArthur. * * • H 'British football i is tea at the vicarage com- pari'rt \\ith tliis annual American mayhem ll). 5. bajeball>.-Georse Whitmg. British .sporlswntcr. * • • Tlie Yusoshus ate . . mini-looking people • • • pioud . . . cumatemis 'and* Tito is in all tl.ii.-e roperis in>ii'>ei;t.itne.—Anrurin Sevan, British Laborlte. * * » I didn't have rnonsh cnnddotire in my driv- inc Miiiiiy. Mr.-. l>D!is fatro. of Connecticut. exulan ir.f lo policenun »hy s ],e never got > dnveri Uc«n&*. Will He Hove to Go Through This Every Four Y«ars? Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Release of Matador Stoty Shows of Security Program WASHINGTON (NEA)—Release information on The MaUidor H-61 guided missile presents the >est possible example of problems nvolvert in carrying out President Truman's Sept. 26 order directing all government agencies to withHbld military secrets. The President declared that 11 newspapers had H'unlrd to protect this country, they should not have printed "The Matador" story. The newspapers, however, got photographs and story on The Matador from Department of Defense, as a handout release on Sevt. 13. It announced t h a t the Air Forces was creating its first "guided missile" squadron for training In handling the B-G1 at Peter Edson the Banana River ijase In Florida. Since this, information was handed to them on a plal- ler. newspapermen at the President's press conference couldn't see what was wrong with printing it. After tile conference. While House Press Secretary Joe Short issued a clarification of President '[Yuman's clarification which said it would so bo all right for news- papers to use Information given them by authorized government officials. This seemed to make 6en.se, but it still did not explain how or why Department ol Defense had given out the original Matador story, If It was, as the President Indicated, tuc.li a breach of security. Credit for breaking the original Matador story is given to Clay Blair or Time Magazine. At Department of Defense, it is presumed that Blair got his Information from the. manufacturer, the Glenn L. Martin Co. ol Baltimore. Blair's .source,' however, 1s his own secret which he has the right to protect. Other Sources Had Information The Information could have come from other sources. At least 10,000 people living in the vicinity of Cocoa, yia., the Banana River guided missile firing range and testing center, have seen and heard these new weapons. Regardless of the source, when Clay Blair got his story, he took it to Department of Defense for review and clearance. Col. Joe Ed- fiei'ton refvised to pass the story. Pails of the manuscript were considered wrong. But to indicate what was wrong might only reveal the alternative, which was what would be right. Time Magazine then .declined to accept this verdict. Tinje-man Blair took the stor yto Clayton Prltchey. Department ot Defense Director of Information an announced that the story wai about to be printed. Mr. rritchey found himself caught In a squeeze. Since there is no peacetime censorship law, he could not order the story killed. U Time wanted to print the story as written, with some of the material wrong and some of It considered highly classified, that wa-s its responsibility. Mr. Frltchey sayj he felt hij hand was forced. So a compromise was reached. Reporter Blair's copy was edited down. The wrong parts and the classified secrets were taken out. Time accepted these corrections and agreed to print the story as revised. To take the jting off ol having Its hind forced. Department of Air force, prepared a short release Defense, or more specifically the and gave out pictures ol the B-61, announcing formation of the first Matador squadron. Tim* Wouldn't Have XJaed Story James R. Shepley, Time's Washington bureau chief, says Time would not have used the story if Department of Defense had stamped Blair's copy "Not approved for publication." Shepley says that Time did not Sw EDSON on Faje 8 IN HOLLYWOOD BT EKSKINE JOHNSON NEA Slaff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA>— Hollywood and GrapeVinc: George Bernavrt Shaw's fcuri with Hollywood movie makers is being curried on from Die grnve. KKO, filming Ihe late author's : "Androclrs Jinil the Lion," must \ynw to two provisions in Shaw's will. The! rnnlracl wilh his oxliile limit's (n It prr cent Ihe amount of Sliaw tlia- lojr lhat r.i n l>r reu'rltt f n. Also he nuist he hilled as Bernard Shaw. His will specifics that George . wns reserved for his private use. j No mother roles for Mae West, who's back on ttroatlway in "Diamond Lil." and she won't be returning to Hollywoort "until ihe right .story with the right part comrs along." Wailert Mne over the phone from New York; "Hollywosid works in trends and now it PiTius they're offering everyone, even me. mother roles. I don't want to make a picture just for the sake of making n picture. I want tt> make a great picture." WiiTcVi (or a new addition to the Edgar TJcr^en family ot blockheads --a Muiff-chetfinR. Swedish fisherman, ns yet unnamed, who may be irird soon on the Bergen Sunday air show. Kvrlvn KC\PS. fn Mrsico <"iiy fi»r .1 nmvir. IMS ticon tl.itinp C'nritinfl.is and s-^vcral bull rln^ lmprcss:irit>^, antl aUcnds parlies bare-footed, \\h\- Celluloid movie queens ol 24 years • ago ran stop worrying about Jean Ho nan's composite portrayal of '• 1027 star in 'Singin' In the Rain " Confided Jean: "No star will be ab.\ to recognize herself. We created a feeling, not n definite personality." As p:irl nf her research, .lean rrad, several 19'iJ movie fan magazines. "And you knou 1 ," she Informed me, "UVPII in those tlays the fans were rLiinnriiix fnr more glamor dolls and Irs-s girl-next-[loop lypes." Arid, the name of cute Debbie Reynolds to the list of stars who Sec HQl.lAAYOOn on Page 8 15 Years Ago In BJythcYille — Mrs. BcrtiU'O Turner Carlinc, of 5.T.n D;et;(), CiUif.. will arrive tomorrow fcr a visit with Mr. and Mr5. Samuel F, N orris. George and Bill Klee. formerly of here and now of St. Louis, return home tomorrow alter several d.*vs visitnip friends hero. Frank Huffman, who attends Mj,ss:s.<jppi College. Clinton. Mu&.. will be at Slarkvflle. Mi^s.. Friday, Saturday and Sunday fcr the annual conference of Baptist College 'indent leaders of Mi.sMk<sippi. He :.=; Mntf president ol the Baptist Si Lid <ni I Union. out any !roubJe : Not being clairvoyant, West opened the king of diamonds. He then continued with the queen of diamonds, and South ruffed. At this point the contract was cold if South merely played it • properly. But South was sure that West had the king of trumps for jhis double, ancj he wanted to cure j West of the annoying habit of doubling him. f South therefore finessed dum- 'jniy's jack of trumps. The finesse i succeeded, and SovHh threby lost ills contract. Declarer quite properly took dummy's ace of trumps next but ! then had the problem of getting j back to his hand to draw ihe rest I of the trumps. He couldn't afford to ruff another diamond, since that would reduce him to the snmc number of trumps as West: and West would be able to lead .still i v.un tne ace ot hearts ,t 'out West's king of spades. j Now West could lead s heart, iand East had two heart tricks to ! set the contract. Of course West. Kt^jii WiHiflws, the j;havii3ji J<)ij heir, and Alice Key. hostrss nt f I'alm springs Doll House, are item. VrrsMllr Elsa Kl.-a Lnnchr.strr lt»l down lirr t^ for ihe role of a spiriliinlisl wi Glenn Ford and Ruth Roman "Young Man in a Hurry," (hen p it up in .1 Sydney G'.'ilaroff cr« !;on and hopped a plane for LoM and a starring dad* al The Cafe Paris, A.S ,vou read this. Elsa's •cotmii Inp staid Britishers with patter abo Eaters Anonymous—"see the lip and erow lighter"—and the .^\i:n o j;i IV.tr h movir j-tff v! o c">m^- t- H-"ny\vo< J nini ,M .1 trt b, ik b :-. I becHu,;r she owes more than &h •true U U-xe*. O JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Wriurii for SKA Service Don't Go Overboard; It May Be Coctyq \Vo-t lUiuiili-f: [our .spades ia the h.i/'d >'.io'.\r; lo v 1^\ bpc;m.-p he didn't hse ihe soi:u<! of tlie biddlni:. Tlie opponents had crawled up to their fame contract with great uncertainty, so there was a fair chance Hi a T they were overboard, and '': ;ir;x\i'lv no rhnnoe tUM cither of •tieui co;i\i air.-rd ;1 rerionlile U Wr.-r h.ir! openpd a heart, (South »ould Have been set with- VORTH (D) *AJ WEST V987 » AKQ7 » J 108 *AKQJ7 EAST »K J103 » 9 5 < .1 2 * 1063 SOUTH *Q 109862 * A45 + 952 East-West vul. EM* South Wot 14 Pass 1 A 2 * Pass 2 * 3 4^ Pass 4 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K North Pass Double was not cured of doubling by this fortunate result. After rufling the second diamond. South should 'lave led a Irvrv.rt to d;inpiiy> ar-~. di..d.rr : |ivj the [ine.w He could then <ner- l»k« dummj-'i j&ck of tfi»d H with SATURDAY, OCTOBER M, once over lightly- By A. A. Fredricksoa Today, according to (he fin. print In yesterday's script, I ,„, obliged to discount on tlie ramifications and dire consequences to be found In man's current attempts to },»«.«, the weather. At least that appeared to be the topic at hand the other night when i ran out of space, time, black coffee and cigarettes. The rhubarb between the Departments of Interior and Agriculture as to which should get top billing as the government's official, rnln- maklng body should, I believe, end In a draw with neither getting the assignment. If the government IE hell-bent on controlling everything, including the weather, It will find that a separate agency will be necessary. After all, everybody talks about Uie weather and no one does anything about It so the Job is bound to be a big one —too big for an agency also occupied with pounding Its own square pegs into round holes. I want no part of this new agen- Th« DOCTOR SAYS By Ell WIN P. JORDAN, M.I1. Written for NEA Service On. trouble which comes from measuring the blood pressure is that far too many people pay ton much attention to whether the blood pressure goes up or down a few poinU. It Is natural for the blood pressure to vary somewhat, and normal blood pressure is not always fixed at one certain level. Although one should not worry about the blood pressure too much, It Is worth while knowing just what It is and what causes It to go up or down. The blgod flowing through the presses on the walls of arteries these tubes just as water does on a rubber hose. The degree of pressure is measured by tying a band or cufi around the arm and Inflating It with air until the air pressure equals that in the artery. When the heart contracts, U (orces the blood out Into the arteries and this f'rcituces the high point of the pressure. When the heart relaxes, the pressure of blood In the arteries falls somewhat. The high point of the pressure Is called "systolic" and the low point a called "diastollc." This is why doctors give two figures for the blcod pressure, such a_s 120/80. The amount of blood present, the condition of the arteries—especially their elasticity—the thickness of the blood, and the nerve supply to the walls of the arteries also influence the blood pressure. ISN'T STATIONARY The Mood pressure does not remain the same all the time. Nervous disturbances, cold, exercise and excitement, all tend to increase the blood pressure. For this reason, it Is often true that the first test of the blood pressure in any doctor's office may be higher than normal. Just because of the excitement of the visit. A constantly high blood pressure can come from heart trouble. It can come from a disease which thickens the blood. It can result also from a decrease In the elasticity of the arteries caused by deposits of calcium which have made them hard and brittle. This is the high blood pressure which accompanies hardening of the arteries. There are many other kinds of high blood pre-ssure in some of which 'the cause can be discovered and in others not. One sure thing is that worrying about high blood pressure does not help in the slightest. his own queen, forcing out West's king. Nothing could prevent him from regaining the lead with the ace of heart.s to draw the rest of the trumps. Then dummy's clubs would furnish enough tricks make the contract with trick. to over- cy, for I declaim lhat It will only come U> grief, if nothing else happens sooner or later the nation's weather forecasters are going to get thoroughly fed up with having their predictions s,i B f u . e d by a Junior filing clerk who gels hla carbon copies confused and brings a cloudburst to .an area due cloudy skies and little temperature. The possible revolt of Infuriated forecasters is loo horrible to contemplate A frustrated weatherman can ,,,n!ct no_,nd of h.Vocwi'S for partly change In the lagged end of 'oc with broken thermometer or a truncheon formed from a government-issue barometer. A Japan scientist threatens to compound the confusion by «t- temptlns to create green rain. H« plans to add a bit of technicolor to the silver Iodide crystals he la going to "seed" clouds with, and sayi IUI* ...Ill I-J .3. .- ""^« man-mad* this will Identify thi precipitation as his. My heart goes out to the flnt poor wretch who, greeting the dawn with an acute case of self-Induced skull fracture, peers Weary-eyed oul the window spang Into sheets of pnstel precipitation. Sales of tald will collapse overnight and th« racket of wine-peddlers commlttini personal homicide will wither th« cherry hlo.ssomi. I can only hope that, if a Department of Weather Is set up, there It close liaison between such sub-agencies as the Bureaus of Rain and Snow and their respective Division* of Drizzle. Hall and April Shower* and Divisions of Sleet, Graupel and Crushed Ice. Otherwise, there will be hell to pay. The results of a snowstorm aimed at Wisconsin but winding up In Florida during the tourist «eaton by mistake are not pleasant to dwell upon. Elections have been lost on smaller Issues. However. Just watch- Ing (he buck-passing In Washington after a foul-up like (his would be an education In political science. Or suppose Florida knew which wires U) pull In Washington and got one of Its frequent hurricanes shipped through (he Canal Zone and sent up the California coast. Secession by California could result, and we'd have Gone With the Wind to do all over again. Unless widespread changes fn governmental methods come about, tailor-made weather could become a curse rather than a blessing in the event a backlog of orders began piling up. By the time a farmer got his application for a spring rain processed, the showers might arrive In time to wash the snow off his barn roof. There aJso would be a certain of amount of reckoning with private enterprise when radio and television stations and drive-In movie theaters kick up a fuss about downpours, snow, sleet, hail and other phenomena putting the bite on reception and the box office at unsea- sonal moments. An even grimmer prospect lies In the application of controlled weather to the field of organized milscle- fle,.xing. Since they have fixed everything to date from basketball games to ping pong tournaments, it is possible that gamblers ivitb the right connections could clean up by wagering that a.given contest would be rained out. And at the relatively low cost of a deep freeze or » mink coat x or a. ham not exceeding the 12-pound limit, said rain could be arranged. But worst of all; Is the thought of Main, Vermont and sundry other states of similar political hue being inundated or languishing under 10 feet of snow because their Inhabitants market! ballots In fnvor of the wrong party. U might not be raining' rain, you know, but It sure wouldn't be violets. Breed of Dog Answer to Previout Puzzia HORIZONTAL 5 Roman 1 Depicted dog „ emperor 7 It is a breed of 5 Year between 12 and 20 AH l i 7 Sheltered inlet 8 Greek god of war 9Symbol for sodium 10 Follower 11 Midday 12 Sea eagle 17 And (Latin) 20 Food fish 21 Carry (coll.) 23 Describe Italian coin 13 Stage HSpeaker l5Sel[>stcem 16 Female ruff ISElernity 19 Nova Scotia Cab.) 20 Dispute 22 Symbol (or neon 23 Universal language —•-• • 24 Hawaiian bird 25 rr >' (n S 26 Winter vehicle -xpericnce 28 Large planl •* Lel " s'anr 31 Poiri •3in->i,-™ —1 32 Type uf cheese 33 God of love J5 Assam silkworm 36 Ancient Irish capital 37 Lame 38 Palm lily 39 Chemical suflix 40 Versus {ab.) 4 2 Liken 48 Italian river 50 Indonesian of Mindanao 52 Elevate 53 Uncooked 54 Assembled 55 All 53 Eulogize 59 Perfumes VERTICAL 1 Arabian gulf 2 Limbs 3 Since •I Abraham's home (Bib.) HSU f AIR P E tft ARIEL -i- TIET51 ^ C5R six 29 Nobleman 30 Exude 34 Levantine ketch 37 Garden tool 40 Shoe part 41 Heavenly body 45 Jumbled type 46 Bewildered 47 Lease 48 Young salmon 43 Is indebted 51 Masculine appellation 53 Narrow inlet 43 Native metals 55 Yes (Sp.) 44 Manufactured 57 Si?.e of shot T\~~

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