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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWI FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER so, 195« TO! BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THX COURIER NKWS CO. H. W HAINBS, Publisher EAMT A. EAIOT6, Witor, Assistant Publisher D. BUUAN. Advertising Manajw •ott National Advertising Representation: Wattae* Wltnwr Co.. N*w Tort, Chicato. Dtwti, Atlanta, Memphis. _ _ Bnterad as second class matter at the port- effict at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con, October ». 1»17. _ Member of The Associated Press StJBSCRIPTION RATES: >y carrier in the city of Blytheville or »nj iuburb»n town where carrier service it maintained, ISc per week. By mill, within a radius of 50 mllei, 18.50 per y»»r, »J.SO for six months, »2.00 tor three monthi; by mail outside 50 mll« »ne, 112.50 per year ptyaM* to advance. MEDITATIONS D*artr bel«T*d, I beieecli you « itr»B»era aa* allrrimi, atxtalo from fleshly Imti, which war against the soul. — I Peter 2:11. # * * to long as lust (whether of the world or flesh) smells sweet in our nostrils, so long we are loattiesome tx> Qod. — Colton. BARBS "Cart That Knock Need working On"—advertisement. That could also apply to people. * * * Then fa a law afalmt the misrepresentation tt faim. It'a bad enough that animals are «kin»•*. * * * Young triplets of an Indiana mother all got mumps in the same week. They're having a swell time together. * * * Why doe* a cop always ask a careleM speeder, "Where do you think J-on are goinj?" when he already knowi H ought to be to Jail? * * * Always be prompt with appointments and the chances are you can rest up waiting for the other person. Eisenhower's Illness As he rests in the hospital in Denver, President Eisenhower has with him the nation's and the free world's prayerful hopes for a swift recovery. Few men in American public life have ever been held in such deep affection as he, and the people's first concern now is with the personal suffering and handicap he must endure as result of the heart attack which struck down. They know the crushing burdens of the presidency. They know that what has happened to Mr. Eisenhower is the risk any man takes who assumes this great responsibility. The President undertook this load reluctantly, as a duty. But once into it, he tried more than most predecessors to • organize his official life to escape some of the weight. For his frequent and sometimes lengthy vacations, he has been warmly criticized by his political opponents. But they have consistently overlooked the fact that Mr. Eisenhower, in his working clothes, is a tense, high- paced executive who compacts into a few hours tasks that have taken other White House occupants far longer. Furthermore, even a President's vacations are marked by steady attention to inescapable duties. Now, despite all precautions, the President has been stricken. The people think of his misfortune as their own, not alone on account of their sympathy for him as a man they are fond of, but because they see in his wellrbeing a prime self-interest. To millions, both in America and beyond, Mr. Eisenhower is today the living symbol of the world's desire for lasting peace. He is the man who brought the Korean war to an end, who resisted U.S. entry into the Indochina war, sought peaceful solutions in the touchy Formosan Straits, and at Geneva seemed to convince even the Russians that this nation wants to find answers to world problems without resort to arms. It happens that the President now is also identified with the highest levels of prosperity this country has ever known. But it is the image of him as the man of peace that appears to explain best the remarkable hold he has on countless ordinary folk. This trust, of course, was felt even before he won the presidency. It was the main one why he was regarded as unbeatable at the polls in 1956. But his heart attack vastly alters the outlook for the coming presidential campaign. It is regrettable that this must be touched on in the early aftermath of Mr. Eisenhower's first physical distress, but the hard business of politic* intrude* on ever/' ph»M of \ chief exe- cutive's life. The blunt fact is that his illness greatly reduces if it does not actually end the prospect he will run for a second term. Almost from the outset, he has not wanted to run again, and his family has opposed it. As recently as Aug. 4, the President said his decision would depend on many factors, "including the way I feel—health and everything else." Often in the last few months he has warned the GOP not to pin all future hope on him. Doctors may well settle the issue now by telling him that to carry on his burdens beyond this term might mean a sentence of death. But even if they do not, Mr. Eisenhower will have strong reason to say "no." It is always remarked that "one heartbeat" separates the vice president from the White House. When that heartbeat is an uncertain one, all is changed. So Mr. Eisenhower's misfortune is also his party's. The Republicans face the monumental task to finding a man to replace him who can command even a fair share of the esteem in which he is held by the American people. VIEWS OF OTHERS Male On The Skids The human male, sad to relate, seems to be on the skids, at least the eastern branch. In an inspired piece of reporting, the Wall Street Journal records the male's decline in a piece headlined "Gilding The Male" (that's an '!' not an 'e'}. The symbol of men's fall to peacock status is the birth of beauty salons for men in New York. A man can walk in and get "the works" in one of these gilded palaces for a mere ?8. The treatment includes such features as a "milk protein" facial, a mud pack, manicure and a pinkish-pearl paint job on the fingernails, a hair trim and "vitamin-complex" shampoo and a hair-dry with a blower while the male locks are held in place by a net. The works, as the WSJ describes it, does not include a shave. Maybe New York men have gone so far as to quit growing whiskers. But that isn't all. The U. S. male's interest in making himself beautiful has boomed such business as toupee makers, professional body building, "elevator" shoe makers and hair tint- ers. A Chicago concern that once specialized in female "foundation garments" is going to town with a line of men's corsets. We hesitate to become an alarmist, but the situation looks serious. It might even spread to Carlsbad. Maybe a special session of Congress is necessary. Congress ;n its last session appropriated millions for Salk polio shots. Why not federaj money for massive doses of male har- mones for the New Yorkers to stop this thing. There are, after all, a few uses left for the male. — Carlsbad (N. M.) Current-Argus. Uneasy In The Middle "Continued on page 59" the story read. It was quite a shock. The story had started on page 64 of the magazine. We've been uneasy about this for some time. It has cast its shadow ahead: back-of-the-magazine makeup and emphasis, talk of back-to-front readership, Worse is the prospect of where it could lead. Would magazine editors make southpaws of us all? Is this a shouted defiance of right-handed domination? Does it mean that stories may later start in the middle of the magazines and move off in both directions? Would a reader have to be ambidextrous to get any semblance of continuity? Does this mean that periodical mid-sections will be impenetrable jungles of fiction and news story where the reader will have to wade through assorted endings carefully hidden beside displays of paying advertisers? We prefer things as they have been. Give ire the straight-forward, front-to-back, right-hand turning- publication. Sort of a first-things-first approach. — Shetoy (N. C.) Daily Star. Champion Of a Sort Britain has laid claim to the world's champion freeloader. In fact, the chap's modus operand! indicates he may be history's greatest social parasite. His shenanigans, which feed on the ineptitude of London's upper crust, were exposed by "The Queen", a magazine catering to the aristocracy. Withholding his identity, the report said by inviting to elaborate functions people he knew to have prior engagements, the lad's calendar was filled with "return" favors like dinner parties and weekend visits to the country. Naturally he . was always available. We know, folks who have issued invitations to people they knew to be busy, but the object was to avoid their company, not seek it. There's always somebody who can find a new angle. — Jackson (Miss.) State Times. SO THEY SAY Despite (Communist Party Boss) Khrushchev's edict to grow more corn, Russia is not a corn country. Corn has to have inore moisture than you find in most parts of Russia. They either don't have the land where the climate is or the climate where the land Is. — Charles Hearst, Cedar Falls, la., fanner home from Russia, ¥ * ¥ Contrary to persistent propaganda, I find that the existing immigration Jaws do not constitute "a barrier" for foreigners who desire to enter thlK coumry. — Rep. Francis Walter (D-Pa), chilrman House ImmignUon Subcommittee. "But I Can't Help It, if Carmine Likes Me—" I LIKE ADLAI DEM I NOMINATION Peter Edson's Washington Column — Jet Age Bringing 'Seat of Pants' Flying Back to Modern Aviation DENVER — (NEA) — There ha: been an interesting regressive rev> olution in aviation. Remember how those pioneer pi lots used to claim that they flew "by (he seat of their pants?" Well, I can report firsthand — more accurately stated as first- seat — that modern flying is right back where these early fliers orig. inally picked it up. The seat of the pants has returned as the most vital, omnipresent factor in flying in a jet, as any Air Force "hot pipe" jockey will readily confirm. This unpremediated rear-end research project began when I ran into my friend, Lt. Col. Bob Clark, recently in Reno, Nev., and mentioned that I was in a hurry to get to Denver next morning. ' He said he had to ferry a T-33 jet trainer back to his home base at Scott Field, 111., and that I was welcome to ride in the back seat. He had to refuel at Lowery Air Force Base at Denver, anyway. That is, if I had the necessary Pentagon papers and had taken the special high-altitude physical exam required of all Air Force jet passengers, he Qualified. I told him I had the papers and had taken the exam several months ago for a jet trip which never came off. In light of the flight that physical exam tuisis out to be a big joke. They put me in a pressure cham- ber to .make sure that my lungs and stomach could take the high altitude. Then they checked my heart to determine that it was ticking in the neighborhood of a "normal rate and with life-like gusto. The laugh, of course, is the fact that they completely ignored that part of my anatomy which suffered the greatest strain from the fast, two-hour ride. Unless they silently appproved it from the obvious natural padding it sports. In preparation for the flight they carefully fit a White helmet to your head and an oxygen mask to your face. Then they adjust a seat-type parachute to you. And that's where the trouble really starts. Parachutes are made of nylon and when nylon is packed tightly it's hard. Harder than concrete or diamonds, as a matter of fact. It took Bob and a mechanic about a half-hour to strap me in, brief me on the various jobs a passenger in a T-33 must perform for the flight, and then to check the fuel tanks, the instruments and go through take-off, procedure. Just before we got ready to whisk down the long runway into that old wild blue yonder Bob told me through the intercom to push the button on the lower left side ol the cockpit which locks the shoulder harness. I obeyed with all the swift precision of a trained airman. But then a few experimental squirms told Sunday Scljool Lesson— WritMn for NBA ferrm BY WILLIAM E. GILROY, D. U. The early chapters of the Gospel according to Luke are associated in most minds with the Christmas story of the birth ol Jesus in Bethlehem, the song of the angels, and the sheperds in the fields. It is an old story ever new, to which every Christmas gives unfailing glory. But those early chapters of i Luke contain a great deal that illumines the whole background of the coming of Jesus; and concernmi; Mary, the Mother of Jesus, has occasioned for a vast part of the Christian church a cult of motherhood comparable to the cult of the Child as associated with the Child Jesus. Protestants in general do not| accord the Virgin Mury the veneration accorded her Son. I do I not propose here to enter into the controversies involved in this difference. But, without accepting the Roman Catholic position, I venture the opinion that Protestants have made altogether too little of the place and significance of Mary It was not by chance that the high honor of that motherhood was conferred upon her. The full account is not here in Luke's Gospel, in the portrayal of Mary, wondering with others, at the things told by the shepherds, but keeping all those things, and pondering them in her heart (Luke 2:18-19); nor is aJl the glory surrounding her expressed in the hymn, the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55). For the full story we must turn to John 19:26. There, in the description of the crucifixion is the plain statement, "Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His mother." I confess that I had never sensed the tragic realism ol those words until World War I. I looked Sunday after Sunday Into the eyes of mothers whose son, 80 of them out, of a small congregation, were out fighting the mud of France and Flanders—mothers some of whose sons were never to return, H was then that I saw, and understood, the prophecy of Simeon; "Yea, a sword shall pierce through they own soul also" (Luke 2:35), from which Mary had not flinched, all through the years all the way to the Cross, sharing its agony and Its loneliness. It is in that lull picture that one gets a conception of the good 1 ness, the faith, the vision, the strength of character, and the scri- ficial spirit of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. All that .was great in the prophetic vision of the Messiah and His mission was embodied in her. In what she was, as in what she gave to the world, Mary of Bethlehem was assuredly the greatest among women. We see her in the true setting of the coming of our Lord—in all that was beyond Bethlehem in the zealous faith and the fervent hope. It was typified in Zacharias and in John the Baptist; but perhaps Its most beautiful expression is in Simeon: "waiting for the consolation of Israel" (Luke 2:25), and in Anna, the devout old octogenarian, speaking in prophetic, words to "all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem." FEW OF THE gambling houses on the famed "Strip" in Las Vegas are running in the black. The only Visible reason is that the suckers were finally running out of chips. — New Orleans States. LITTLC LIZ Som* of the best family trew ixp«rifnc,« o crop failure now ood me just what I'd done. I'd reduced my total bodily squirm-range to about one eighth of an inch. Only my legs, arms and head were movable. At that moment I first became aware of the hard fact that (her.? wasn't the remotest resemblance between packed nylon and foam rubber. Aside from what it does to your posterior, jet flying is everything they say It is. Smooth, quiet. You don't hear anything except the pilot's conversation through the intercom. The vast, free view through the plexiglass canopy is breathtaking. The sense of speed on landing and take-off is exhiHrating. Actually, the excitement of the whole thing is so intense you're only conscious of your seating situation one-quarter of the time. And during one of these periods after about an hour out I thought I had the problem licked by sticking one leg far to the right and tightening up a muscle in my leit hindquarters. I figured I'd come up with a new development which was pinching off a nerve because the ache was suddenly gone. When I reported this to Bob he replied: "Notice that lake about 40 miles In front of us. When we're over that you'll find your development is obsolete." He was so right. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Bridgt Rtquir«» A LitH« Thought By OSWAI-D JACOBY Written for NEA Service One of the Important things about playing bridge well is the willingness to do a little thinking. It isn't hard to think, but most player don't make the effort. For example, the chances are that most players would make the same mistake East did on today's hand. South ruffed the opening club WEST VA* 4 987432 49792 NORTH 10 *9 V1087J » »QJ100 + KQ63 EAST (D) • 46542 » A +AJ10I4 SOUTH 4AKQJ108J VJ543 «K5 *None East-West vul. East South West North 14 44 Piss Piss Past Optntng lead— 4 1 lead and drew four round: of trumps. He next led the king oi diamonds, and East had to win with the ace. East now led the king of hearts and thereby muffed the defense. If West overtook with the ace of hearts, the defenders would make only two tricks in the suit. If West .Instead, played low, he would have to win the second heart with his ace and th;n shift to another suit. Then declarer would discard the rest of Ms heart* on dummy's good diamonds. East was on the right track when he decided to lead hearts. It was clear that his side could takt only on* diamond, no tricks Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD B? EB8KINE JOHNSON NEA (UK orrnpondmt WA8HINOTON - (NBA) - Notable Quotable*: ANN SHERIDAN, OB why she scrubbed off the glamor to play an Oiark farm woman in "Come Next •prlof"; "I've begged for yeau M be allowed to play character par*. But they told me I wai a glamor girl and a clothes- hor»e and that nobody would believe In me. Now we'll »«*." BATMOND MASSET, about Shakespeare's advantage over today's playwrights: "He knew normal people. So many playwrights today know only neurotics.'' JOAN COLLINS, new British glamor doll in Hollywood movies: "Americans are so astonished that a British actress has sex appeal. Listen, British women have it the same as women everywhere else in the world..But we have a climate that forces us to dress in woolens. Unless a girl has a mink coat, she's not going to look very sexy in heavy tweed suits." JAMES DEAK, on why he favors live over filmed TV: "A live show is as close to the stage as you can get." BARBARA STANWYCK, about dressing for a movie role: "Intuition tells a woman where to wear what and the way to create an effect and WHEN a certain effect will be desirable. Sometimes, I've had fan letters saying they loved a certain role but why did I have to wear that particular dress. And it was always one I hadn't been happy with." SIR CEDRIC HARDWICKK. making a confession: "I can't act. I have never acted. And I never shall act. What I can do is suspend the audience's power of judgment." DOLORES DEL RIO, on oldllme movie glamor queens: "All of them had that certain 'something' — that something no one could aver explain." WILLIAM BISHOP, about a new idea: "With so many feature films re-released each year in movie theaters, I think motion picture studios should have residual deals for actors, like most TV companies now do. After all, what's the difference?" MARLON BRANDO, on his sue cess: "This business has been good to me. But if I had known how few actors are successful, I probably would have became a plumber's apprentice." JEAN HAGEN, TV wife of Danny Thomas who goes sexy in "The in the black suits, and therefore needed three hearts to defaet the contract. There weren't going to be three heart tricks unless West had the ace of hearts. Therefore it wasn't necessary for East to lead his king. He should have begun by leading his low heart instead of the king just to guard against the actual doubleton heart In the West hand. West would take the ace of hearts and return the suit, whereupon the three heart tricks would defeat the contract. Q—The bidding has been: North Bait South West 1 Heart Pass 1 Spade Pass 1 N.T. Pass ? You, South, hold: »AQ9«S VJ761 «J103 +2 What do you do? A—Bid tw» hearts. Yon make this bid to lm»«ve the contract. To* d« not expett to make a time ID Yiew of your partner's •telmm rebid. TODAt'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: *AJ10I>2 V«t «J1«J #S» What do you do? Answer Tomorrow Big Knife": "Bex If like a comfortable pair of snoes. Either It fits — or tt doesn't. And U the HUM pinch**, • stop trying, it'll never Jit.' ' NINA FOCH, on TV compulii who don't pay performers lor rt- issued telefilms: "Tti<r uullf rw Uw fllmi lit* at nlj-ht. Somehow I dUllk* «M Idea of being taken advantage tl while I'm asleep." GILBERT ROLAND, reminiscing about a couple of old-timers: "Clark Gable and I start** nt together a* JJ-anlay extra* hi it- lent two-reeleri. We'd ride «M streetcar to work and the (Ml* woui* throw In a free lunch." JOCK MAHONEY, Hollywood stunt man turned TV and movieactor: "I decided to stop risking • my neck because no stunt man ever walks off into the sunset with the leading lady at the end of the picture. That's one risk the studios figure they can let the leading man take." DONNA REED: "I grow impa- vsnt with myself when I fall into that all-too-human habit of 'marling time,' waiting for that something big to happen — that special gift that life is-going to deliver to me any day now. It Is then that I try to take myself in hand, to remember that I possess only the present — and today is my time for doing and being.' 1 PINKY LEE, facing a season of TV opposite Walt Disney's new daytime show: "I respect Disney but I'll offer him some competition. I'm not worried." 75 Ytars Ago In fi/vt/itriV/e Among those from Blytheville who went to the boat, The Capitol, for a Sunday afternoon ride down the Mississippi were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lowe, Mr. aJid Mrs. M. T. Moop, Jimmy Lowe and Wanda Lee Barham. Betty Butts of Helena was the weeeStend guest ol Miss Nancy Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Hughes. Byron Morse and his fiancee, Jo Tucker, both of Little Rock, spent the weekend here with Mr. Morse's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Morse Sr. Miss Margaret Shaver, society editor for the Courier News, was stricken iil this mornuig and was removed U) WaJls Hospital for observation. Mrs. J. Nick Thomas will leave Wednesday for a month's stay with friends and relatives in Kentucky. Junior Police Walk Beats DETROIT U 1 } — A lot of folk stop, ped to take a second look at some of the policemen walking beats In suburban Harper Woods this sum-? iner. The cops were aged 10 to 15 years. Harper Woods swore In a Junior Police Force of 28, pledged to "uphold the laws of safety" and to "act in a manner befitting our titles." They were equipped with silver badges and books of tickets. The ticket* were used to notify police and parents of traffic violations by other youngsters and placed on cars which igncred the suburb's campaign against parking on residential streets. STEVENSON, Kefauver and Harriman are like the three walnut shells the fellow uses In that well known "the hand-Is-qulcker*th»n- the-eye" game. Th« little pea called The Nomination Is under one of the three shells, but who knows which? — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. n Books and Authors Answtr to Previous Puizli ACROSS 1 Hugo's " Miserable.-;" 4 He wrote "Of Time and the River" 8 His pen name •wasElia 12 American humorist, George 13 Musical instrument 14 Persian prince 9 Pulpit 15 Short sleep 10 Gentle 16 Wretched 18 Give forth 20 Eat away 21 Raced 22 Horse color DOWN 1 Country road 2 Kind of cheese 3 Parted 4 Alcott heroin», a "Little 5 Funeral notice 6 Unsuccessful ones 7 Charge 8 We books 11 Scottish broth 29 Impudent 17 School book 31 Loaf en 19 Inborn 23 Estonian island 2-t Outer garment 24 Crow criei 26 Employed 17 Immerse 30 Reach 32 Moon goddess 34 Exercises power 35 Rubber 36 Pope's till* <«b.) S7 Faithful 30 Food regime 40 Placet 41 Through 42 Encourige 45 Divide proportionally 49 RtMem 51 Make obeiianct 52 "Emerald Iile" 51 Gaelic 54 Southern general 55 Italian city M Afternoon pnrtiet I 17 Worm 25 Elevator 42 Algonquin from inventor Indian 26 Displace 43 Possessivt 27 Worth having pronoun 28 Arrow poison 44 Discharge " 48 Girl's nam» 47 Pedal digits 33 Loader 48 Female shetp 38 Reach for (pi/) 40 Net 50 Several 41 Corn breads related book*

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