The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 23, 1966 · Page 9
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(Ait.) Courier Km - Tuwday, Angurt tt, ttM~ Undying Legend It has been 40 yeors^since one of th« world's most famous actors has been seen in person, yet his name remains familiar to millions, many of whorh may never have sefn one of his pictures, Death on Aug. 23,1926, ended his career but not his fame. It was the beginning of a legend that over four decades has maintained public interest in the young Italian immigrant who became the screen's original Latin lover — Rudolph Valentino. Valentino in his most famous role, "The Shiek." Leading lady was Agnes Ayres. Surrounded by adoring women in a film role, Valentino found real life . much the same. A world idol, he seemed the answer to every woman's dream of romance. Negro Leaders Differ In Race War Tactics By JAMES MARLOW . Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) - Six Negro leaders, brought together to answer questions about the 'civil -rights struggle and the kind' of tactics they favored, revealed a; wide split in their thinking. This was -one day .after President Johnson, in a long speech oh civil rights and the Negro problem, 'protested riots and violence and urged whites and "Negroes"to show a sense of responsibility and a reliance upon : justice. : ' ••':'•• Some of the Negro- leaders, Interviewed Sunday on the NBC radio-television- program "Meet the Press," sounded as .if they hadn't heard Johnson or were Ignoring him. This showed up particularly in questions about violence and nonviolence. -•'• Dr; Martin Luther King Jr., president of the Southern Chris. tian Leadership .Conference and leader of sorne recent Negro demonstrations -.in Chicago where whites reacted violently, said: "I believe firmly in nonviolence." 1 •• • *• * * ' But King insisted demonstra- tions must continue, not because they solved problems by themselves but because they brought attention to the problems. Floyd B. McKissick had another view. He is -national director of the Congress of Racial Equality. He said: "Nonviolence is something of the past. We believe in nonviolence providing nobody hits us. When somebody hits us, we believe in self-defense." _ James. H. Meredith, shot several months ago while leading a one-man march into Mississippi, to try to prove Negroes could walk the highways safely there, said: "Nonviolence is incompatible with American ideas." Asked if he meant that — if several whites or Negroes are killed and the law does not punish them — people ought to organize as vigilants and go out and take the law into their own hands and commit violence, he replied: "That is exactly what I am saying, exactly." » r At that point Stokely Carmichael interrupted to say: "If those won't do it, who is going to do it?" Questions On Anti War Bill Asked By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP) - Deputy Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark faces stiff questioning today from the House Committee on Un-American Activities on Justice Department opposition to a bill aimed at anti-Viet Nam war activities. Clark has sent a letter to the committee outlining the department's position that the pending legislation is unnecessary because of existing laws and'also because it might infringe on constitutional liberties. The committee plans to ask Clark about the extent of federal prosecution of antiwar activities under the present laws. Another view that new legislation is not needed was expressed to the committee Monday by Fred B. Smith, genera) counsel of the Treasury Department, who said "I think we are '. coping very well" with the antiwar groups.. The committee also heard Irom Brig. Gen. William W. Berg, 'deputy' assistant secretary of defense for.military personnel policy, who challenged the assertion by committee sponsors that the legislation was necessary to boost the morale of American soldiers. "We do not have any evidence available to us, or reports by commanders in the field, foat indicate 'that' the morale of our forces hai been impaired by the demonstrations of dissent to United' 'States policy, by the publicized assertions of intent ti. assist our adversaries or by the Carmichael, the foremost Negro advocate of "black power," is chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, perhaps the most militant, or at least the most militant-sounding, of the Negro groups. "We (Negroes)," he said, "are the only people in this country who have to protect ourselves against our protection. Since the police forces of this country are not protecting us, .then who is going to protect us? We are going to go down together, all of us." * * * Roy Wilkins, executive direc- tor the Advancement of Colbrec People, was not letting the NAACP name get wrapped up in violence or slogans of violence. "I think we'll have to come to law and order," Wilkins said "We all come to the courtroon: and the law eventually. We fine we can't solve it with rhetoric.' 1 Whitney M. Young Jr., execu- live director of the National Urban League, said, "I find mysel terribly distressed by a grea deal of this conversation here today." He said of "black power": "We do not feel one gets pride or dignity or power simply tor of the National Association | by being white or being black.' gestures of impeding the military effort," Berg said. The committee hearings turned quiet Monday after four tumultuous sessions last week in which more than 50 persons were arrested. Only a handful of spectators were present. * * * Despite the administration's opposition, the committee is expected to give early approval to the bill sponsored by acting Chairman Joe R. Pool, D-Tex. Pool and Rep. John H. Buchanan, R-Ala., commented after Monday's session that the administration officials ended up "making a pretty good case for the bill." " ' "I don't think they have been able to substantiate their testimony," Pool said. "Nobody is for the bill, except the people," said Buchanan. The bill would impose a maximum $20,000 fine and a 20-year prison sentence' on those' convicted of sending materials to North Viet Nam', or of trying to block the shipment of U.S. men or materials to Viet Nam. Fishing Ground Dogger Bank is an isolated shoal in the North Sea off the coast of England. It is 160 miles long, 60 miles wide and 50 feet below the surface of the eea at it* highest .'-point. A well- known fishing ground, it gets its name from the Dutch "dog- ger," meaning a trawler, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. ., , Petite Dora Doscher was, only five feet, four inches tall but her beauty and charm made her the ideal model for Hermbn MacNeil's quarter dollar of 1916. Her almost perfect dimensions were duplicated by Karl Bitter when he sculptured "Diana," which stands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and again for the figure that surmounts the Pulitzer Memorial Fountain at 58th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Twenty-two-year-old Dora had many intellectual and artistic pursuits—writer, lecturer, nurse—but her greatest accomplishment was her modeling career which she conquered in spite of the fact that as a child she was a semi-invalid. Although the design of the 1916 Standing Liberty q u a r t e r was considered a beautiful piece of work, the mint suspended production in 1917, presumably to up. grade its artistic merits. When production was re- s u m e d, the only major change in the design was a chain-mail coat draped over the previously' nude shoulders and bust of Liberty. Miss Doscher also emerged with a new hair-do but the eagle and stars on the reverse had merely been rearranged. A few ornithologists consider the eagle on this coin a freak, with the head of a hawk, the wings of an eagle and the body of a dove. The designer's initial M is located on the obverse, above and to the right of the date. *** Rmtt Baldwin-built Plifl* for«little n Try before you buyl SKIDMORE PIANO CO. 101 E. Main St. Phone PO 3-7971 Living Costs Spiral Up Again to New High By RAYMOND J. CROWLEY WASHINGTON. (AP) - Here re some tips, negative and pos- ive, on how to beat the high ost of living: Don't: Get sick, eat so many om- lets, hire a baby sitter so often, et a new hair-do before the old ne looks real dowdy. Do: . Walk more instead of riding, ry an art museum once in a hile instead of a movie, think wice before borrowing mort- age money at today's rates, ake up bird watching instead of olo. The Bureau of Labor Statis- ics issued its consumer price ndex for July Monday. As ex- ected, it set a new record, as sual. The month's .rise of four- enths of 1 per cent brought the ndex to 113.3. This means it osts $11.33 to buy what cost $10 n 1957-59 — on the average and enerally speaking. Food prices went up four-110 cents to that bill. tenths of 1 per cent, but this was much less than is usual in July. However, egg prices took a whopping per cent jump ' when unusually ' hot weather curtailed production. Hence .the advice to go easy on the omelets. * * * The average housewife, .though, cannot make a great big dent in the cost of living by attacking the food budget. For one .thing, most folks have to eat. For another, Arnold Chase, assistant commissioner of labor statistics, cited figures to show food price are not the deepest eyed villain in the cost of living drama. Suppose, he supposed, that a family's grocery bill has been $25 a week. He emphasized he was speaking strictly of groceries, not paper napkins, detergents and the thousand other items in supermarkets. Turning from food to other living costs, the bureau said: "About half of the rise in the consumer price index in the past year has been caused by increased charges for nearly all kinds of consumer services, averaging 4.1 per cent. Transportation and medical service charges each climbed 5 per cent over. the year. Other types of services were up 4 to 4% per cent, except for rents, which, with a 1.3 per cent increase, continued their slow rise." * * * For the benefit of cost-con- scous. housewives, -Chase prepared a simple tabulation. It is based on the concept of a $100 "basket" of goods and services, though it contains many things that wouldn't fit into a basket, like babysitters and gall bladder operations. The tabulation shows..the increase "iii average costs of ma- between July 1965 and July 1966, as follows: —Food: up 71 cents. —Other nondurables, apparel, fuel, textile house furnishings, housekeeping supplies, gasoline, tobacco, toilet goods, newspapers, etc.: up 62 cents. —Durables, houses, furniture, appliances, automobiles, etc.: up 12 cents. —Services, medical care, bar- aer and beauty shops, domestic service, babysitters, utilities, public transportation, laundry and dry cleaning, movies, all types of insurance, mortgage interest, etc.: up $1.35. 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