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Coming on Honest There's nothing like coming on honest, and .Dr. Rail* Hit!' 1 ". *•')« Pwcagowld dentist, (who r>nu'.lkos in Corninir) who hna filed for the First Conjrrpssirmnl District primary cer- tatnly did just that. In politicnl phiio- phy.'llr. K.itlon said in his filing mi- novmccmrnl. last wr-ck, he is "very pur- ullel" with Oonirrcssmnn I 1 '. C. C.ath- injrs, (lint, veteran coiisTPssninn from this district. • Actually, Hi'. Radon niiirht have sc- lortrd ono of Mr. Gainings' oilier i|iial- itioH to ho "very parallel" \vi(.h. To- cl;;y's ni'l'ani;:fd Kaslcrn Ai'l\aiis;ni finds himself more and more out of Kiop with Jlr. CalhiiiKs' political iilcol- npy. ;\lr. G.'ithinirs was a man for a jwriunlm' season: ho contributed mightily lo lifting agriculture from its rural slum world to something far nicer and briirhlrr. In addition. Mr. GathiiiRS \Vaa decl- ioatrcl, piTfeveving, courteous and scrupulously politically clean. This is quite n lot. But politically, Mr. Gat hings (who, after all, is, like the rest of us, a pro- ' duct of bin day and time) was not interested in civil rights or did to education or generally in improving the quality of life in the towns nncl cities. The growing cities of Eastern Arkansas will name the next Congressman, to a large degree. In addition to Blythcville, Jonesboro, Helena, West Memphis, Forrest City Newport, Osceola and Paragould are among those once-rurally oriented population centers who are being swept along by the stale's wave of industriali/.iiUon. Voters In these cities generally were finite happy with Mr. Gathings, but now they should be looking for someone who has his goals fixed on Rometliing more progressive than is represented by those prototypes of venerable southern congressmen. . Education, poverty, housing, preparation for the new industries, extension of modern research techniques to the problems of agriculture and urban- culture—these are the topics which will occupy the candidate who truly represents the people of this district. i/iewi \Jf C///JCM A Man Named Joe Telles A man named Joe Tcllcs was found In Pine Bluff a week ago today, sick and in need of help. He died laic. Thursday night on the floor of Hie Jefferson County jail — after having twice been released From Jcffersqn Hospital and after (he Salvation Army explained it couldn't take responsibility for a man in his condition. Questions about why and how Joe Telles came to die in Pine Bluff continue lo trouble us. The county judge ordered an autopsy; we had hoped .its results would help answer some of the questions. Btit Joe Telles, first found near a boxcar, left 1'lne Bind the same way — before an autopsy was performed and without, the county coroner's knowledge. "Isn't that something?" the coroner replied when asked about it. It. certainly is. More troubling than questions surrounding the man's death is an atliude The Commercial encountered when it. asked people about him. Not many people seemed to know much. Or care. Each had passed him on to somebody else, even in death. One man noted that the paper already had run one story about him — wasn't that enough? It is enough to make one wonder what kind of people we are, or are becoming. After all, this is Pine Bluff, Ark., not seme sprawling, impersonal city where the death of an unknown transient — or even the slow death of many of them on skid row or the bowery or any of their counterparts — is a normal occurrence. One of the exceptions to Hiis disturbing lack of interest was Howell Davis, chairman of Jefferson Hospital's Board of Directors. He said he was Investigating. We shall be interested in hearing what he finds. So would almost all the people who have heard about , Joe Telles. Anyway, we would like to think they are Interested. There is still no answer to who treated Joe Telles the second time he was taken to Hie Jefferson Hospital and (or the second time released. All the spokesman for the hospital would say was that Joe Telles "was taken care of." He certainly was. He was shipped out for burial .In New Mexico as Pine Bluff prepared to Observe the birthday of an itinerant preacher who oncd said, "Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me." —Pine Bluff. Commercial Show Beat Dick Kleiner If MT OKIE DAM COMMENT POLICY AFTER ANOTHER * Bank Holiday It is becoming Increasingly apparent that there are no limits to the imagination and ingenuity of the labor executives who compose the list of collective-bargaining demands. In Montreal, for instance, officials of the bank clerks' union demanded a contract clause that would give clerks paid time off whenever the bank in which they work is held up by bandits. No doubt this new fringe benefit will be known as time off for hood behavior.—Dallas (Tex.) Morning News JACOBY ON BRIDGE V.T.ST West 2V. NORTH S AQ104 V Void « A K Q 7 3 «5» A Q 8 6 2 KAST (D) A A J 2 17 V A K J 8 6 i O ^ Q A 0 3 r> * 7 4 3 SOUTH * K fl 7 5 3 V n ft 3 2 * B52 4, J 33.~th vulnerable .\orlii East Smith 1 V Pass Pb'c :'. v ra:.s riiic r.-.-rf -s 6 Pass Pr^s I Jim: ."I assume you I South. That four spade hid looks like your style." in with the king and could do nothing to beat me. Actually, hfc lcd a second heart. I ruffed in were dummy, discarded my last two hearts on the ace and queen ol clubs and led dummy's queen Oswald. "Actually the dtim- of trumps. East played his my disappointed me. I had hop-1 and put me back'in dumm.\ ed to find four spades. The | with a diamond. I led am play wasn't tough in any event.' ruffed a fourth club; played my Jim: "Yon ruffed Bie heart king of trumps and conceded opening and must have had trick to the jack." jquila a problem at trick two. Jim: "Simple indeed. Was Assume that you led a club to!your score a lop?" your jack." j Oswald: "Not quite - only Oswald: "Exactly. West was i out of a possible 12." Opening ior.d — V 7 "jimP'You wore in New York working on your backgammon book lost fall. 1 note that you found time to pick up a iew of your 10.000 Master Points by- attending a sectional event at Grossinger's.' 1 Oswald: "Yes. Gathered ll'i points 1 there. It was a rattier small sectional bin one of the most delightful I ever attended. The food and service were wonderful, and with even,' player stopping at the Hotel, we had no trouble getting to the playing rooms from the dining room. "The director never seemed to feel that he had to adhere to a fl e f i n i t e schedule, and everyone liked the general informality. I liad such a good time llial in line with my new policy, of playing only in events wborii I can really enjoy myself, I plan to return there for the Regional from the llth to the 14th of this month. Here is o n e Jo I the most interesting hands; (rom last year's sectional." '; <B Uff tr NEA. hc> "Instead of bombing Nortfc V/ttwm. wfty no* und thtm a thousand ef wr most rack/Mi rfrfrtn?" BIOSSAT AND CROMLSY IN WASHINGTON Leaping Before Looking As a National Policy By RAY CROMLEY I because nationally \v* feel that NEA Washington Correspondent time is short and something WASHINGTON Sometimes, meeting with scientists for a solid week, a man must be done. But without knowing the facts we may be doing the wrong thing more wonders if we as & nation are times than is good in terms of joing about solving our prob- ems in the right way. If the data these scholars present is correct, our Intentions as a nation are good. But we blunder and overspend because we are In such a hurry we don't take the time to know the facts' about the causes of our domestic and international problems or. ;he ways to Solve them. We plunge in without the data we need to do the job right. This is true of local problems. We don't know what causes riots. We haven't done the detailed research we need to prevent riots, to cope With them lost lives and lost property and of personal frustrations.' Nationally and locally we look at the growing frustrations of our city and county police-departments. But we are spending very little either nationally or locally'in research that would tell us how local police departments, could do a better job. There are individual exceptions. But the over-all amount spent on research in betted police methods is criminally insignificant, as reported by scientists specializing in the subject. Internationally, we spend billions on foreign aid. There are oncu they'break out or to go a-'. scientists who say that large bout meeting the problems that chunks of this air are wasted and that in some cases the aid cause the riots in the first place. This research is not costly. But what little is being done barely scrapes the surface. Instead of research, men are developing theories based on.very little objective evidence. Some or these may be right, but we don't know which are right and which are wrong. We plunge in was given in a way that causes harm to the country it is. intended to help. These scientists—who themsel- before pouring in huge amounts of help that could twist and turn the local economy and local lives in disastrous ways. These men also raise a host of other questions. Have we done enough research in the economic, social, psychological, political and underground aspects or guerrilla wars such as Vietnam, or are we wasting millions of dollars and not getting the results we want because our methods are too often geared to s different type of war? Are we making a mistake in tearing down slums and putting the people back in what may be worse slums in taller, more modern buildings? Is there research that would give us better leads on what the answer is?. Do some of our most popular types of fertilizers have long ; range disastrous side effects? Do our schools destroy creativity? 1 The question then; is this:) Should we change the way we spend large chunks of our na- HOLLYWOOD (NEA) - I went over to Warners Bros, to vitit the '-'I love You, Alice B. ToklM" set, but I didn't stay very' long. After a half hour or id, the Stage was cleared. Nothing personal, director Hy Averback assured me, It was simply policy when they shot a master acene, (I'm told the policy haa been Instituted by the star, Peter Sellers, who should have gotten over hit insecurity by now.) Before the big boot was applied, I had been watching a acme in a funeral parlor. Sellen and Leigh Taylor-Young, who looked mutaexy in a miniskirt, were supposedly attending the funeral of Sellers' mother's butcher, which gives you a rough idea. This is a comedy about a lawyer (Sellers) who gets involved with the hippies. The only reference to Miss Toklas (Oertrude Stein's late, great bosom buddy) is when Miss Taylor-Young, the prima hippie, makes a batch of fudge brownies laced with marijuana. The recipe comes from Miss Toklas' cookbook, Which may be the only cookbook ever banned in Boston. The film was written and is teng produced by a pair of comedy writers, Laity Tucker and Paul Mazursky, and this is their feature film bow. "We have no cop out if it doesn't work," Tucker, a large, bearded man, says. "We wrote it, produced it, cast it. If it doesn't make it, it's our fault." "But we'll find a cop out if we need one," Mazursky adds. Casting Leigh Taylor-Young in her first feature is one of their juiciest plums. It was a stroke of common sense, for her Peyton Place work (and romantic publicity) has given her a name and she is, besides all that, a good actress and a genuine beauty. "This is different from television," Leigh says. "On TV, there's a tension, because of the Speed you must have. But here the tension is because of the desire for perfection." She was wearing a butterfly on her thigh. She said the paint* ed it on herself every morning and said It wasn't just any old butterfly, but a monarch. Thii could make me into * raving leptdflptertit. I never knew any hluplti before this," Leigh said. "I'd read about them but they were tons away from me. But we worked with them in tome scene* of tht picture, and I got to know them and I think they're important. "The trouble Is, u with every group of people who have ideals, some people hitch along who aren't interested in thon ideals, but in the surface trappings. That's what't happened to the hippies." Hy Averback, the mellow-voiced director (he used to be an announcer and actor)* la trying something new with "Toklas." It isn't really new in Hollywood, but it is on a major movie set. And that's the use of a video tape machine for instantaneous monitoring of scenes «hot*. Jerry Lewis has used it, but .no other movie has here in Hollywood. "On the Jerry Lewis set," Hy said, "everyone can see the replay. But here the monitor ii over there —." He pointed to a trailer, with a closed door. "— and only myself and the producers can look at the replay. The system was built by Warners Bros, for me. I think it is a tremendous advantage. The tape lens is right with the camera lens, so we can see the scenes just as they will look on the screen." I went back to watching Misi Taylor-Young's monarch butter- fiy-it seemed to flutter as she walked - and then came the word that the set was being cleared. Next time, I'll bring butterfly net. 75 Vears Ago — In Blythtyille Blythsville's Chickasaws made it seven in a row last night when they defeated Paragould 63-45 in a game played at Paragould. Red Childress was high scorer for the Chicks with 19 points. In a recent poll of members of the. Blytheville Chamber of Commerce "improvement of the sewer system" ranked as the uppermost problem in the mind ran S. W HAIXE& rcBUSNEB HARRY A HAINK8 AMistiDl nbUtheT*edltt» Gwqn Attaint Advertising ntanarv Snle NaLn.D.vi nOvertlstiig Representative WaUacj Wltmer Co. New »»«, Chingn. Detroit. Atlanta. Member at the Assoeutwi 8j currier in th« city of rvt- nUe or aa» surmrton tows wten carrier service U maintained 15e KV wee* I1.M MT moitk. Bj mall wiHun • ndlu of • •niles. ts.oe ner rear WOO In £ months, ss.iw tor ttm* mntks, to null, onume « mile radlni «!«.» »« war swam* la tanaw*. Mill inbicrlptlonj an got «eent- if m towns anfl dues where fh* Oonrie.. News carrier nnlee la maintained Mail subscription* an ahU In atfvuea. NOTE: The emirm iwnt annum* no reitnnMbmt; for BtoMfltphf ruEuterlrti. tnfrarinn left vltn It (or possible ves favor foreign, aid—believe tional and local funds—a little that we must study more deeply each country's problems and its local customs—in some cases do years of research on the spot- less on getting things done and somewhat more on finding out what needs to be done and how best to do it? r By Wayne 0. Brandstadt, M,D. the DoCtOr J^VS Written for Newspaper Enterprise Association Q _ I am 64. Every time I affects the ankles, knees and (urn mv nook there is a pain- fingers. cracki noise What causes y - My psychiatrist is giving his and is there any cure for me an intramuscular inject on ..., of Novocam orce a week for 1 A - Cracking in any joint is ! a nervous condition How^will caused by the snapping of hga-: this help my emotiona1 prob- ments or tendons aa the joinljlem? Can I become add,cted to is moved. Although there is no, the drug? _ simple cure for this condition, A - Procaine (Novocam) is it helps to avoid turning your a local anesthe ic. Although it ie ad quickly. Using a heating has been used for many other cad for 20 minutes two or three purposes such use is not rec- imes a day should take some ommended because other drugs town and Valium are examples, are used chiefly for the suppression of anxiety and nervous tension. When taken for a prolonged period they cause the user to become emotionally or physically dependent on them. Please send your questions and comments to Wayne G. Brandstadt, M. D., in care of ithis paper. While Dr. Brand- jstadt cannot answer individual letters, he will answer letters of general interest in future col- iumns. of the soreness out of your neck. . What is meant by coxa- i child by natural child- have birth? A — In an adult, the neck of the femur forms an angle of about 125 degrees with the work better. It is not habit- forming. Q — I have a papilloma about __ie size of a grain of rice on my back. It is best to leave it alone or have it removed? A —Papillomas on the skin are wartlike growths. If they are subjected tfl constant fric- exists. Ot itself this would have no effect on childbirth. Q — What is synovitis? A — This is an inflammation of the membranous sheath that surrounds the tendons in the vicinity of a joint. It commonly Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News Monday, January 8, IMS Ptgt « •imple. Q — Why are some drugs referred to as major and other* as minor tranquilizers? Which ype is Librium? A — The major tranquilizers are used chiefly, but not exclusively, to relieve aggressiveness «nd overactivity in acutely disturbed mental patients. They are not habitform- Ing. The minor trariquilirers. of which Librium, Equant), Mil- WORLD ALMANAC FACTS The Apollo command module that will return American astronauts from the moon uses only 3,000 watts of electricito-the voltage required by the ordinary electric range, «ays The World Almanac. The ipacecraft, however, contains «om« 15 miles of: wry, more than .enough -tot 80 two-bedroom homes. Sky Answer to Pr«lou> nniw ' ACROSS SI 1,049 (Roman) 1 Source of light 53 Epoch 4Cel«ti.j body S5Foreim_bon« 8 Celestial satellite 12 Refreshing beverage KDebtuchec 34 Car IS 104 (Roman) U Odd (Scot.) 17 F»mou» British gASJln 57 Street urchin GO Leaning to OM side 62 Rowing implement 63 Howling monkey £4 Numeral «5 Noun lufflx school IBWat iwartot 20 Artd 22 Observe 23 School'item 26 Doctrine 28 Ibsen heroin* 29 Outer— 33 Legume 33 protective cloths 67 Former Rtusian emperor C8 — Moinet, low* DOWN 1 Plunder, as a town after capture Wily in Italy 3 At no time 37 Genus of herti 4 Theatrical sign 31 Uncle (dial.) 38 Shield (var.) 40 African tre* •UGoltpeg 43HUum (anat.) <ab.) 5 Craggy hill 6 Northern lights (tell 47Clborium 48 Show forth (Z words) 7 Authentic JActreM,— West 3d Enclosure for t Get the better of pigs (coll.) flCocltoo 10 Siouan Indian blackbird 11 Not a single on M Cuttinj 19 Languid implement 21 Roman god of * African aottlof* underworld H Cirra or 24 Convulsive en stratw~* 25 Man's name 50 Lake IB 27 Health resort FinUrd 30 Intimation 51 Family member feoBJ S3 Metal MLo(flMt X Greek foi of war • Arrow'. companion 32 Vigor (coll.) 33 Freudian concept 34 High-velocity cratt 36 European native ME(gl MTarilUgrl tun.l

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