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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 6, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST «, 1W4 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS IBB COURIER KEW1 OO. H. W. HAIN1S, PublislMr KAJtRY A. HAUOBS, AMisUBt Publish* A. A. FRZDRICK8ON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representativei: Wallac* Witmer Cto.. New York, Chicaf o, Detroit Atlanta, Memphis. Entered AS second class matter at the post- office at Blytcerilie, Arkansas, under act of Con- October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier w the city ol Blytheviile or any •uburbftB town where carrier service i* maintained, 3*c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year,' $2.50 for six months, $1.35 for three months; by man ontside 50 miJe *me, $12.50 per yew- payable in advance. Meditations HeH Mkd destruction are before the Lord: bow much more than the h«*rtc of the children •f men? — Pwrr. If: 11. * * * T%ere fe nothing that keeps wicked men at anr oo« moment oi*t of hett but the mere pleas* u*t of flkxt — Jouattoan Edwards. Barbs Home M said *o be where a person hangs up hie h«i — asd wive* wish husbands would. ... , . , .#••** . Five hundred people attended a wedding in California ami wbodf noticed what the groom WM weartaf . * * * 8umm«c camp* are filled with little girls ami boy* wteo are away for mother's vacation. * * * Peopl* f* oc vacation *o forget thing* , and d* — tat feaaage to get atone ok*r without An Oregon man wbo feqpt a pet tiger in his horn* for years fe going to get married. Nice tr-aimog, If you can get it. Cherry's Welfare Roll Cut Was Politically Courageous Behind the protective cover of Orval Faubus' "smear" cry, lie the real issues of the current gubernatorial campaign which transcend the Huntsville publisher'* life at Commonwealth College. It is- to these issues which Governor Francis Cherry must turn once more if he i«- to show the Faubus group for what it really is. For every Faubus-inspired attack on Governor Cherry's record, there are ten truths to refute it. This is true down the line of campaign issues. To take one, .there has .been the Faubus attack on handling of the state's welfare rolls, where the challenger has made an appeal for the vote of these unfortunates. Sum and substance of the charge is that Governor Cherry stripped the welfare rolls to the point where the once fat child is now only a skeleton of its former self. This, happily enough, is true. Under Governor Cherry, some 5,000 names came off the welfare rolls. Untold thousands of dollars were thereby saved the state, permitting more adequate assistance to those really in need of state assistance. This bold act of administration is not something a governor would do for political expediency. In ridding the rolls of the undeserving. Governor Cherry undoubtedly cost himself the votes of • 5,000 persons and their families. It was &B honest, politically fearless stroke. Administration of the Welfare Department is but another chapter in the story of the cleanup job Governor Cherry accomplished following the administration of Sid McMath. defeated senatorial aspirant and boss of Orval Faubus' political gang, Now, it k for the voters to decide if they want to return to the loose, free- spending, audit-haunted days of Sid McMath or whether they prefer to KNOW what k going on i« their state Rhee's Dilemma President Sygman Rhee of Korea is a« old man who has single-mindedly nursed the dream of unity for his country for a long time. He want* to •<* it realize in his lifetime, which he knows has but a few y«ari to run. That wcpl*ini why h« if to belligerent in hfo attitude toward the Communiit ruler* of China and North Korea. Hii position, ar outlined to the American Congress, ic crystal clear: he favor* fighting a preventive war against the Communist world. He believei k HIM gourM, with *M the horror of atomic devastation it would bring because he i§ realistic enough to understand that short of general war his country i« unlikely to be unified in the foreseeable future. • Throughout the world, Rhee has many friends and admirers, who respect his courage and his furious concentration upon the goal of Korean unity. But probably none of them would agree with his fantastic plan for achieving that objective at the cost of a third world war deliberately contrived by the free nations. Certainly the United States, which gave him the forum of the Congress to make his appeal, does not share his extreme views. The statement issued in Washington at the conclusion of Khee's talks with President Eisenhower says nothing about joining hands in a colossal drive to shake the Communist grip on Asia. It merely says the two will continue cooperating as before. The United States no less than Rhee is determined that the People of North Korea shall not be consigned callously to permanent Communist oblivion. But this country reorganizes that in the years just ahead nothing very practical can be done about freeing them. We could never launch a preventive war, even for far greater goals than a unified Korea. Our moral standards and our moral position in the world bar the vay. So does the fact that we know we 'would be unleashing the most horrifying weapons man- could conceivably employ in warfare. Rhee appreciates that leaving the unification of Korea to the United Nations' diplomatic corps is a pretty empty thing. That's where it was before the Korean war began, and nothing happened. Nothing is likely to happen now. We can sympathize with the old man in his sad dilemma. But we cannot accept his idea that we should risk bringing the house down in an effort to rebuild one of the back porches. VIEWS OF OTHERS Displeased By Red Defeat Britain's Clement Attlee, the prime minister of the recent ruinous Socialist Labor regime, has been working long, hard and loud for the admission of the bloody-handed Chinese Communists into the UN. It is interesting to observe his attitude toward the defenders of freedom, since we have observed hi* attitude toward the destroyers of it. In the House of Commons the other day, Attlee had some words to say about tne Guatamalan revolution in which Col. Carlos Castillo Armas was able to overturn the Communist regime of President Jacobo Arbenz and remove Russia's chief sailent in the Western Hemisphere." "This was a plain act of aggression," Attlee asserted. "I was.rather shocked at the joy and approval of the American secretary of state on the success of this putsch." Unlike Attlee, most Americans rejoice at any and every defeat of Communism and feel sadness at every Communist victory. Attlee, however, doesn't seem to think the Communists are so bad. He would prefer to aim his criticism at the United States and at the forces which defeated the Communists. It should be remembered that when the British several months ago ousted a Communist regime from British Guiana, not for from Guata- mala, Attlee's Labor Party criticized that anti- Red action. It seems Attlee and his fellow Socialists are disappointed when defeat comes to Communists. —Chattanooga News-Free Press. Who's Relaxed? The "slouch silhouette," widely billed as concealing rjbber-tire waistlines, will be the new look in women's styles, this fall, fashion news stories from New York report. Apparently we are in for a return of what was known in the early 1930s as the "debutantes' slouch," which featured rounded shoulders, flat chests and freely flowing horo- zontal lines. The "slouch silhoutte" is supposed to give women a "relaxed" look. We gather that everyone will be relaxed this autumn, with the possible exception of those husbands who have to pay the bills for new dresses, whenever there is a basic change in styles.—Charleston News and Courier. SO THEY SAY In tht case of nations now divided against their will, we shall continue to seek to achieve unity through free elections supervised by the United Nations to insure they are conducted fairly. — Senate Republican Leader Knowland. # * * The United Nations was not set up to be a rtformatory. It wai assumed that you would bt food btfor* you fot in and not that beinf In would mafct you good. — »tcretary of Itatt Dulles. * ¥ # The Communist! hav* u««d b«roin to »pr*ad addiction among UN troop* in South Korea and Japan, at evidenced by 2400 arrests of Communist dope peddlers in South Korea and Japan. — Harry j. AnsHnger, U. S. commissioner of fcarooUc*. And.That's That! Peter Ed son's Washington Column — Sen. Flanders Has Some Solid Support in the McCarthy Fight By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON —NBA— A little- known, but growing political group quickly jumped on the coattails of Sen. Ralph E. Flanders (R., Vt.) when t he salty Vermonter took out after his colleague, Sen. J^e McCarthy. It is called the National Committee for an Effective Congress. Members call themselves bi-partisan. But with their frankly liberal goals, they find that since 1S48 only five of the 22 senators and representatives whom they have supported successfully have been Republicans. Their box score isn't bad. They've lost on only nine of the men they've supported. The McCarthy camp charges i that Senator Flanders has been 'masterminded" by some powerful organization operating in the background. The committee has been accused of playing this role. time he formally delivered it. It was a neat parliamentary move i to force a faster showdown on the ' censure motion. It was also to keep any senators from stalling on the vote on the claim that they wanted more rime to study the motion. For months the committee had been seeking some means for getting the Senate to face up to the McCarthy question. But it took Senator Flanders to show them the best way to dc it. It's true that the group has been working hand and glove with Senator Flanders in his anti-McCarthy efforts. But it's not exactly true that they've masterminded lum. In fact, it's the other way around to some extent. They've learned a few tricks from the cagy Vermont solon. For instance, his release of his speech calling for a censure of Senator McCarthy several days before he planned to deliver it in the Senate caught the committee's professional public relations man by surprise. Flanders' motive in doing this was to make sure that.every senator had read the speech by the There's some substance to the charge that the committee is "powerful." The central idea binding the group has caught on significantly since they first put it in practice in 1948. Committee spokesmen now claim to have 5000 contributors widely scattered around' the U.S. who are willing to spend various sums for the campaigns for approved candidates. A total of about $300,000 has been given to date to favored candidates and the committee hopes lo have some sizable campaign contributions available for the upcoming No\ r ember elections. The committee's small permanent staff in New York has a 530,000-per-year budget. It is headed by former film writer George E. Agree. The ghost-writer for former President Franklin Roosevelt, Playwright Robert Sherwood, is one of the guiding lights of the group. Other key members of its board of advisers include the former prosecutor at the Nuremburg trials, Telford Taylor: Robert R. Nathan, economist; Mark Eth- ridge, publisher; and composer Oscar Hammerstein n. The donations which the group makes to favored candidates range from S500 to $5000. The only string attached to this money, it is claimed, is the promise from a candidate that he will try to maintain those qualities and goals which, caused him to be approved in the first place. One of the most desired qualities in a legislator, the committee believes, is that he strive for a "creative international foreign policy." The committee Wants him to be a good "team" player on the liberal side of all issues. And the group also urges their candidates to make extensive use of the committee for help any time. The committee is also very practical. It has a policy of not supporting a candidate who has no chance of winning. Sen. Thomas C. Hennings, Jr., (D., Mo.) is very grateful for the help the committee gave him in his campaign of 1950. He says of the group: "In the past, liberal forces have been working on a piecemeal, disunited basis. There was a definite need for a well-informed body of citizens who focu s their interest and energy on the Congress, .its operations anc" its personalities. "The desire of the NCEC to accept this challenge is heartening news. Members must be people who can provide sound leadership in their home communities, and at the same time contribute to a long-range liberal political philosophy." Sunday School Lesson— Written for NEA Service "We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." Thus begins a famous old hymn, which expresses the spirit and reality of Christian worship. "Not forsaking the assembling of yourselves together" was the admonition to his fellow Christians of an inspired Christian leader (He- j brews 1:25). j "Why should we go to church?" j someone might ask. Can we not be equally good Christians in our individual way, seeking to live well toward God and our fellowmen. expressing the Christian way in deed and character? "But why the church and its appointed services?" A friend who did not go to church, a lover of nature who worshiped in the woods and fields, once told me how in the exuberance of his nature worship, he felt a great expansiveness of soul in which he felt like embracing all mankind. One trouble, of course, was that all mankind wasn't there to be embraced. Also, it is much easier to have a vague and general love for all men than it is to have a particular and very real love for the neighbors. Or toward one's immediate associates in daily life. A further difficulty is in the fact that so many in such relationships are not particularly lovable, or may be even actually repulsive. when the Apostle Paul. &reat apostle of brotherly love (I Co- rinthiani 13,) admonished his fellow Chri*tian» to "live peaceably with al! men" (oRman* 12:18), he qualified It with the very realistic addition "If it be powible ,as mucb a« lieth in you." But much ii possible when one hai Christian vision and incentive, On« of the deepest and most essential aspects of Christianity Is that it* Founder said: "Love your ene- ! mies." Thfr* k not mucfc lov* ti «i rnies in our world, and none too much love among friends. Religion, with too many' people, is too much I an individual affair; and even in i the sincerity of worship, to worship God in loneliness is to miss the deepest note of worship. The word "religion" in its very meaning emphasizes the idea of binding. The "bond of fellowship 1 ' is of the very essence of Christian worship, much as faith and devotion have their beginning and rise in the individual soul. A community in which the church represents a bond of fellowship among those who live within its area, ID becomes a mighty force for mutual encouragement in all that is best. At a time When some churches have become little more than social clubs, there is danger in emphasizing too much the social activities of the local church. One essential definition of the church is that it is "the body of Christ" (Ephesians 1:23): which means that if the spirit of Christ be not in the" body, no matter how] fine the organization it is not the Church of Christ. But where that first, deepest, essential nature of the church is attained, all its social activities are of great value. For churches are, and ought to be. places of fellow-ship: social institutions as well as places of formal worship. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Servict Timing Pays Off In Bridge Game North and South were very ambitious when they bid a slam with the hand shown today. South had Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Hollywood on TV: Now that there's a new Miss Universe, Jackie Loughery's spilling the bad news: "They don't say it in front of you at the movie studios, but you aren't given credit for very much ability if you're a beauty contest winner." But it happened to Bess Myerson, a former Miss America, and now it's happening to Jackie, who was Miss United States in the Miss Universe contest year before last. Stardom on TV, where the big gears don't hold it against a lass just because she paraded around in a bathing suit. Red-haired Jackie din't get very far as a U-I contract player and for a while she was sure that she'd have a better chance at acting roles if she had won a Miss Ugly title. Then along came a chance to emote in "Mr. District Attorney" and a 52-week contract with CBS as one of the two dolls on "Earn Your Vacation" and "at least I have a good start—something I didn't get in the movies." JACK WEBB'S ditched plans for a "Pete Kelley's Blues" telefilm series and will use the title for a movie instead. Joan BlondelTs up for a Revue comedy series. . .Latest film handwriting on the TV wall: The first TV network, CBS, is huddling with the Screen Actors Guild. Aim: Permission for the network to produce telefilms. Watch for Dennis Morgan's quick leap into TV now that he's free of his Warner contract, . . Look who's talking about old movies on home screens. Hollywood's major studios re-issued ,210 oldies during the past year. . .Flash from New- York: Imogene Coca and Jack Paar may team up in the fall. It isn't being denied any longer that the character Mickey Rooney plays in his filmed show, "Hey, Mulligan," is closer to Andy Hardy than any Mulligan. IRVING BERLIN told me a few months ago he wouldn't agree to a film biography, but "The Irving Berlin Story" is being plotted for TV this fall. If the idea jells, Eddie Fisher will play Berlin in. a .two-hour, four-network show. Langan spilled it to pals at tht Bublichki—plans for a telefilm aeries titled "Pony Express Scout." . . .Yes, writers audition for TV, too. Twelve of them are writing scripts for the Ray Milland show, with two to four to be hired a* regulars. There's no worry frown on th« face of Hal Roach, Jr., about John Lund's charge that TV domestic comedies are making idiots out of the average U. S. male. Producer of such hits as "My Little Margie," in which Charle§ Farrell is the hysterical - father type, and Stuart Erwin's -'Troubles With Father," Hal argues: "Normal people don't get laughs. It's as simple as that. Every TV "idiot" I know is a normal guy who makes a fortune acting abnormal." A TV SET—a TV set?— will b* first prize at a MOVIE STUDIO'S annual picnic. . .Albert McCleery, the Hallmark Playhouse man, is spending the summer months- teaching TV techniques to Army personnel. Telefilm casts are acquiring more star power.- Dane Clark, Cleo Moore and Barbara Hale team ftp for a new Ford Theater telefilm, "Remember to Live." Steve Dunne had to pass up th« CBS bid to play Marie Wilson's wealthy husband in the retitled "My Wife Irma." His chores on the Bob Crosby show, his role of Corney in "My Favorite Husband," and his announcer-actor stint on the new Red Skelton show were too much. Now it's the television sneak preview, just like Hollywood. The pilot reel for Robert Cummings' new comedy series will b» previewed on TV stations in six key cities within the next 30 days. It will be a test for audience reaction and for title suggestions. With a telefilm series in mind, Paulette Goddard leaves her chalet in the Swiss Alsp in September to breathe the California ozone again. Adele Jergens and hubby Glenn ALL ILLS re cured now by machinery, passing a law or appointing a committee. — Chattanooga News-Free Press. NORTH AKJ63 VAQJ63 *J *AKJ WEST EAST (D) 476542 4 A Q 10 8 • 7643 4 A 10 98 2 Eis« 1 • Pass Pas* Pass 41096532 North-South vul. South We* North Pass Pass Double IV 'Pas* 4V 44 P*M «? Past Paw NEWFANGLED movies may (HB okay for mom and th* kids, but a man misses the silent films. It was 50 good to see a woman open her mouth and have no sound come MM. — Otl*l*lDf TilRM. good distribution, to be sure, but his high cards were in the wrong suit. The queen of clubs, for example, would have been more valuable to him than either of \ his high diamonds. West would havt given declarer trouble if he had opened either a spade or a club. West had no way of guessing this, however, so he made a normal lead in his partner's bid suit. la*t won tht flrtt trick with tht *c« ef diamonds and returned a trump. The fortunate opening lead gave South a chance to make his •JAM, to* Mtftb MrtfUl plfl? Wtt still necessary. The slam obviously depended on bringing in the clubs without further loss. There was no need to rely on a good club break or on a club finesse, since South could discard a club from dummy on a ligh diamond. Even this would not be enough, however, if both the clubs and the trumps broke 3-1. After some thought, South worked out the best timing. He won the second trick in dummy with he jack of hearts, cashed the ace of clubs, and then led a low trump o his own nine. South next cashed the king and queen of diamonds, discarding the jack and king of clubs from the dummy. South next ruffed a club with ne of dummy's high trumps, re- urned by leading a trump to the en, and ruffed another club with iummy's ace of trumps. By now, he clubs were established and the rumps were all drawn. South ould ruff a spade in order to get to his hand and could then ead out the remaining good clubs. South would not make the con- ract if he began by drawing rumps. He would then need two ntries to his hand to establish and cash the clubs, and he would have only one entry, in the shape of his last trump. When Eddie Cantor signed a new TV and radio deal with Ziv Prod., he signed his name, by mistake, on the linereeerved for John Zinn. who has to shell out the money. "I don't know if you like it that way," said Zinn, "but I do." 75 Years Ago In B/yt/iew//«— More than 100 young people from Blytheville and Osceola will hear Jan G-arber and his orchestra play in Memphis tonight when they havt a special dancing party there sponsored by the local Bachelors Club. Two buses have been secured to carry the group to Memphis. Mrs. Rupert Crafton and children, Susie and Rupert Martin, art spending a week in Coldwater, Miss., visiting relatives. Ernestine Holt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Holt, i* resting well at Walls Hospital following a tonsilectomy performed this morning. WE DON'T HAVE to worry whether little junior's shiny new shoes will be tested for wear. At the outset he is likely to slosh through water, jump into a mud puddle and drag his feet on the sidewalk, all in the interest, of course, of scientific research.— Greenwood (Miss.) 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