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PAGE SIX BI.YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COVRIER S'EU'S WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER KEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York. Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress. October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blyheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $6.50 per year, $3.50 for six months, $2.00 for three monthts; by mail outside 50 mile zone, 412.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS And all the people, both small and great, and the captains of the armies, arose, and came to Egypt; for tne y were afraid of the Chaldees. — O Kings 25:26. * # # To fear the foe, since fear oppresseth strength, Gives in your weakness strength unto your foe. — Shakespeare. BARBS The earth has a vibration all its own according to a scientist. We've often thought It needed a good shaking. * * * A school board in the South voted for more Map In the rest rooms. That sounds like trying U> encourage hookey. * * * You can't tell by a man's oks whether or not he's married. Bachelors have their worries, too. * * * One way to get back your lost youth: An Ohio man married a girl rather than face a breach of promise suit. » . * * About the only time hard knocks hurt you Is when you're the one doing the knocking. Hitler's Shade Banished It was inevitable that great attention would be paid to the released German war prisoners who could give the first eyewitness accounts of Adolph Hitler's last days in Berlin. The men who have been freed, one of them Hitler's body servant and another his personal pilot, agree that their leader committed suicide with his longtime friend, Eva Braun. Both say the bodies of the two were burned to ashes outside the bombproof bunker in the German chancellery grounds, where Hit- led had frantically directed the Nazi war effort in 'its final phase. The effect of this firsthand testimony is to confirm one of the most remarkable intelligence performances recorded in World War IT. A British intelligence officer, H. R. Trevor-Roper, painstakingly dug out the final chapter of the Hitler story from captured documents, testimony of such witnesses as were in Allied hands, and the physical evidence in and around the bunker. As a matter of fact, Heinz Linge, the Hitler body servant now freed, was one of Trevor-Roper's sources. His detailed diary was left behind and came into British possession. In spite of this generally very convincing report, the legend persisted from the outset that Hitler had not died but somehow had made his way out of Germany to a hiding place abroad, Lisbon or Buenos Aires or some such spot. There was no shred of evidence to support this notion. The chief reason it did not perish was most likely the wish of many Nazi people to believe that Hitler still lived. They could cling to only one fact: that utterly no trace was found of Hitler's body — no ashes, no bones, nothing. Linge now conies forward to help extinguish that frail spark of hope. He declares that he himself assisted in reducing of them in a manner which assured there would be no trace left. If the legend persists beyond these disclosures, it will be a thing wholly of the imaginations of the men who want to believe. More realistic men will see finality written in the eyewitnes confirmation now given to Trevor-Roper's story. • We who love life and liberty may not . readily understand why Hitler could find no course but death. But he had tasted the anguish of prison before, and even in the unlikely event lie could have escaped to exile, he might have found such self-banishment nearly as painful. He knew his ultimate death at Allied hands was a strong probability. Since that was so, he chose to manage the last act according to his own lights. With the game flair for the dramatic that marked to much of his life, he wrote the closing scene as a sort of modern-day, Wagnerian "twilight of the gods." Hitler saw himself the whole way as a man of destiny, living a life that was a work of art. Such a life cannot end without artistic flourish. More than ever now, it seems plain he supplied the stunning conclusion he believed the grim circumstances called for. VIEWS OF OTHERS A Little Boy's Question "la God married?" That question from a little boy—and who can ask more puzzling questions, unless it be a little girl—has sec off a chain reaction affecting family life in a whole Eastern Carolina community that might prove significant, certainly interesting, to broader areas. The father, telling how that question stumped him and flashed a light to him that more adequate religious training needed to be brought into the home, says effecU have been electrifying already. He believes there needs to be positive effort to bring families together, if for no better reason than to inspect and see whether children may have contracted rash. A community-wide effort has been successfully launched there to make Thursday night family night throughout every home, with a moratorium on meetings of every hind, with local television programs designed to encourage and feed family life, and with emphasis on the family's being together for just one evening in the week. Of course, it ran into obstacles, with this organization and that insisting It was serving family needs in a way to justify exception. But the line reportedly is holding quite well. It's going to be interesting to find whether it brings advantages pictured in drawing lamiliei into closer relationships and a feeling of oneness. The Bible says it's not good that man be alone, something the little boy must have sensed when he directed his inquiry that set oft thoughts that families which get together have a way of holding together. The experiment, while probably foredomed to disappointment because of the pull of various outside interests, is an interesting effort to tackle a basic problem that's keeping the American family apart when it ought, for Its own sake, to be sticking together.—High Point (N.C.) Enterprise. Empty Comments Some years ago a distinguished English lady visited the United States, and after viewing the statue of liberty and a few miles of New York harbor she hastened to a hotel and proceeded to write "My Impressions of America." Now several United States senators are closing a week's visit in "Moscow' anfl~n~asteritrig~BacTc"~'to their own country where presently they will be writing columns of copy on the inside story of Russian economics and politico. One of them has commented lengthily on Russia's international behavior for the next 10 or 20 years. A brief view of the Kremlin and Lenin's tomb has qualitfied him to speak as an authority on all of Russia's baffling problems. Or so he thinks. It is something of an illustration of American credulity when the word of a senator on Russian issues attracts more attention than a carefully prepared article from the pen of a veteran news reporter who has had 25 years of experience in collecting und publishing bed rock facts. Given the choice of a skilled reported or a medoicre senator most of us will take the say so of the senator. For he Is a senator, you know, and therefore something special, the United States who has seen none of the country No one can form any worthwhile opinions of but 40 odd blocks leading up from the water front. And no one—nol even a senator—can be made an authority on Russian problems by a ten days' sojourn in Moscow under the constant surveillance of Soviet peepers.—Oklahoma City Oklahoman. Those Leaner Pigs The state's farm extension service points out that the new emphasis is mi lean pigs with their higher percentage of lean meat. Thus, says the .service, the old comparison of "fat as a pig" may soon be dated, How about "eating high on the hog"? If porkers are getting meatier, then eating somewhat lower on the hog won't be so bad. And out the window will go the home spun expression whoch translated high-talutin' economic language into terms of the dinner table.—New Orleans States. 50 THEY SAY This administration will never put its desire to balance Ihe budget abend of Its determination to maintain adequate military strength.—Vice President Richard M. Nixon. * * * Many United States businessmen In Korea nre rarprtbcggcrs taking advantage of unfortunate economic conditions to make a fast buck—Col. Ben Limb, South Korean UN Observer. * •¥• * There Is no doubt Income taxes will be reduced next year. Congress would be favoring the wealthy if it votes a flat percentage cut.—Rep. Frank Ikard iD-Tcx) member House tax writing committee. * * * Considering the fact [hat in 1!)50 approximate ly »8,000,000,000 was spent for alcohol and only $6,000,000,000 was spent for education, there would appfaar to be a question of the Rood judgment of of,the people.—Dr. Karl Bowman of California. * * * I am « Marine, first, InsL, «nd always and won't net out until they let me go.—Cnpt Richard McCutchen, TV'i »64,000 winner. "Just Say the Word' Peter Ed son's Washington Column — FBI's Hoover Wages Bitter Fight To Keep Confidential Inforwwnts they were heroes. Then the Co... mies began .retaliating and making life miserable for them generally The group of those witnesse: interviewed included Herb Philbrick, Mary Markward, Angela Calomlris, Lloyd Hamlin, Bereniece Baldwin and others. Oi' this list only Herb Philbrick, with his book and TV series, can probably claim a net profit for his undercover work for the FBI. And this was in spite of bitter efforts by the Reds to wreck him financially, destroy his marriage and harrass- ments which are still continuing. The others had not had a net gain financially from their FBI work and were being- heckled by everything from dead rats hurled on their porches to threatening " , I phone calls in the middle of the But the trouble today is that the - American public has a short memory. And the Communists, with WASHINGTON —(NEA)— J. Edgar Hoover is waging a bitter and some.times discouraging fight with the Communist party in the U.S. over the use of confidential informants. These confidential informants spent years of their lives working inside the Commie party in the U.S. They kept the FBI informed of what was going on inside the party and account for the presence of scores of the Red conspirators being behind bars. These agents undoubtedly frustrated countless espionage plots against the U.S. They revealed to the public in dramatic form just how conspiratorial and .sinister the Red plot against Uncle Sam really is, , their long memories, are clever. Hoover says of the situation: "Those now furthering the campaign of vituperation against witnesses say that the Communist' menace is a myth created by those who testified against it. Therefore, to destroy the myth, they feel it is necessary to destroy the witnesses. They refuse to recognize the Communist enslave merit of one- third of the world's people and one-fourth of the world's surface." Two years ago this reporter toured the U.S., writing what hnd happened to some of these undercover agents since their roles hnd been revealed by testimony in court. The story was about the same night. . The FBI reports that this kind of retaliation is continuing and that vicious campaigns of character assassinations have been directed against them in their home towns and neighborhoods. The obvious motives of the Reds is to destroy the credibility of those persons as future witnesses and to make them unwilling to face appearances in court. Hoover reveals: "The Communists, bent on weakening our American way of life. have now turned to enlist other individuals and groups to convey propaganda designed to discredit truth. It is through the 'pseudo liberals' that the Communists do some of their most destructive Work. These fictitious liberal the individuals who th The story was about the same the individuals who through insidi- for all of them. For a few months! ously slanted and sly propagandis- tic writings conduct a one-sided campaign to discredit government witnesses." He adds: "Recently there has been a determined campaign designed to deprive law enforcement of the use of the time-tested and valued confidential informant. This campaign of vituperation is part and parcel of Communist strategy to convert the courtroom into a forum to discredit the judicial process." Some of these undercover agents have gone sour on the FBI, Th most notorious is Harvey Matusow. He helped send several Commies to Jail with his. testimony, thenj:laimeoMhat it was all a lie ma book which? fie later wrote. When the refuted testimony came be'ore U.S. District Judge Robert E. Thomason in Texas he ruled that Matusow was telling the truth in his original testimony and gave the turnabout witness a three-year sentence. Thomason says: "I am firmly convinced that Matusow schemed to use this court as a forum for calling public attention to a book." The FBI's problem in selecting informers is that it doesn't have the chance to recruit and train them the way it does Its regular agents. It has had to take housewives, bricklayers and a miscellaneous assortment of types who happened to be in a particular spot to,do this job. Most of them have turned out to be honest, patriotic citizens whose usefulness as future witnesses against the Reds Hoover is fighting to preserve. the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. We are hardly born before people or things start getting in our way. Even as small babies our mothers generally will not let us suck our thumbs as much a.s \ve want, to! From then on, we arc constantly running into insurmountable obstacles. Surely there is no- human being alive who does not have frustrating experiences and none of us has complete freedom of action all thcj lime. Most of the time we do not intend to tackle something \ve can-j not conquer but since everyone LS| prevented from doing- as he or she please..'; sometimes, ii seems to me important to learn how to behave; when this happens. j Also, since there Ls no question) of the profound effect of the mental attitude on the physical well- being — as well as the other wayj around —- the adjustment to these' blocks to our desires is of significance to health. \ Some people fight back at theiri frustrations with success at times' and failures at others. Those who meet failure calmly and courageously nre generally the best adjusted Individuals in our society. Many persons sink into resignation or hopelessness if they encounter too many obstacles standing in the way of their desires. Some people develop physical symptoms which are the outgrowth of their frustrations. They often use their "physical" symptoms as an excuse for further failure. Some develop a headache whenever they are faced with a conference, nn examination, or some other test which they fear they will be unable to meet successfully Others develop simitar physical symptoms and use them ns a reason for failing to meet life's problems or ns, explaining their failures. It Is extremely difficult to persuade such individuals that their symptoms are just an excuse! Another typt of unf ortuna t« reaction to frustrating: experience is to take to alcohol. There are other weak escapes into unreality in which the person kids himself or herself into believing that the world is against! him and his failures are someone| else's fault. It seems to me necessary to recognize that life holds obstacles which cannot always be overcome I do not believe that the problem of mental adjustment lies in the field of sex alone — or any other single activity of life — but rather is spread throughout the whole raiifre of life's experience. That we react differently to those problems with which we are faced (as well as having 1 different frustrations) is surely shown bj f the enormous variation in our individual be- haVior. MR. TRUMAN wants to be a Missouri delegate '.o the Democratic national convention next summer. When he grabs the banner and starts parading, then we'll know who is his favorite. Stampedes are tricky things. — St. Louis Globe-Democrat. A BAD SPELL of the flu can make teeth ache that, were pulled 20 years ago. — Jackson (Miss.) State Times. LITTLE LIZ fii Many a girl has spent so much time buttering up a boy friend that he has slipped through her • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Six-Card Suit Is Too Short By OSWALD JACOB? Written tor NE AService Yesterday we saw how important it is to protect your trump suit. This may still be important even if your trump suit looks big and strong enough to take.care of itself You couldn't ask for a better or stronger trump suit than the NORTH »QJ7 4KQ9532 EAST 19 VQJ105 « 832 4104 South 1 A 2* 4* ¥ A9843 « A65 + AJ6 SOUTH (D) 4> AKQJ 109 ¥7 4K1094 + 87 East-West vul. West North Pass I N.T. Pass 2 N.T. Pass Pass Cut Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—? Q spades In today's hand. Nevertheless this suit Isn't quite as strong as it looks. Play the hand In slapdash style I and see what happens to you. West' opens the queen of hearts, and the! suit Is continued. You ruff the second heart very wisely. You! certainly can't afford to let the I enemy take two heart tricks when' you must sooner or later give up a club and a diamond. Now, in slapdash style, you begin to draw trumps. You find that four rounds of trumps arc necessary, nnd this process Jeavea you with only one trump. What next? You lead a club, and East takes the ace of clubs and Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — tNEA>— Hollywood on TV: Jackie Gleason's new show this season, "The Honeymooners," according to 'trade paper advertisements, is "live on film." Television sure hates to admit there is such a thing as film and this is the wildest deception yet. The advertisements refer to a new electronic camera and it's quite a gadget really. It films the show for delayed and repeat showings. It's a big; 'mprovement over the TV kinescope system which photographs the image from the TV tube. The electronic camera records picture and sound directly from the stage as does a movie camera. But Gracie Allen must, have writ^ ten those ads. If It's on film, It Isn't live anymore than I Love Lucy, Robert Cummlngs, Danny Thomas tnd other top filmed shows are live. "A new era in TV production," the ads read. It sure is if 265-pound Jackie Gleason can remain "live" on thin- as-paper film only 35 mm. wide. Rather uncomfortable, too, I'd say, to be rolled up on a spool. Especially as a honeymooner, Mike Shadow. TV's private eye (sore>, no longer seems to be a problem on live shows. But cameras still roam around catchin? other cameras, surprised stage hands (I'm always hoping one will wave) and the derrieres of actors disappearing into the wings. , Maybe there should be an Emm> Award for the TV cameraman who has never seen a stage hand in hi lens. "The Constant Husband," starring Rex Harrison, BEFORE It pUyi theaters. The fact that It's a NEW British movie also makes It quite an event. Dan (China Smith) Duryea is looking for a new series with * more rugged central theme. He'd like to go back to being a tough guy . . . George Burns sees no competition for his comedy-making telefilm companies from the now TV-minded major studios. Says he: "I don't think the major studios can make comedies for TV. They can make dramatic shows and shows with rabbits, dogs, horses and mice. I'm happy. I don't hava any animals around." Judy Garland's slated for another Spectacular at CBS in the spring". But this time it will be on film. . . The fine print in his Fox contract prohibited telefilm emoting, but Tom Ewell talked the studio into letting him star in one of Alfred Hitchcock's suspense dramas. Ertha Kltt mixed hoofing with her warbling on NBC's "Show Business" spectacular. She stepped into the dance routines when Shirley MacLaine bowed off the show because of a movie role. Mark down November as another TV milestone month. NBC's scheduled to show a full-length movie, leads a third heart, forcing out your last trump. You must now tackle the diamonds, but this allows East to take the ace of diamonds and defeat you with the rest of the hearts. Your magnificent six-card trump suit didn't last long enough! The solution to the problem is to make proper use of dummy's miserable little singleton deuce of trumps. This little fellow is just as powerful as your six high trumps You win -the second trick by ruffing a heart, but you do not draw trumps. Instead, you lead diamonds until somebody takes the ace. A heart is returned, and you must ruff again. Now you lead a club to force out the ace of that suit. When East takes thft ace of clubs he cannot lead a fourth heart. Dummy's trump is still there to stop the heart suit. If anything else is returned, South easily draws trumps; and if hearts are leturned, dummy ruffs, and South is in no danger. Q—The bidding has been: North Eul South West 1 Diamond Pass 1 Spade P«« 2 Clubs Pass ? You, South, hold: 4>AQIOSi VKJI *7<t *J1 Wh«t do you do? A—Bid two' Da-tame. Yoi h»ve II poiaU uid « wind hold- ln» In the anbid talU. AUhotwh your hand tan't quit* «(TOM cnouih to bid the fuw roon«U, yon have tmfte itrentlk wilt which to iuf f<*t one. TODAI-S QUESTION The bidding has been: North Eut South Wat 1 Heart Pass 1 Spade Put 1 N.T. Pass ? You, South, hold: 4AJ 10745 V32 «»I44 *J Whit do you do? Anrwtr Tomorrow There's no hotter business than TV color shows, which demand three times the lirht needed for ordinary television. The microphone boom operators at NBC's color studio" In Burbank protect their nopRlns from the hot lights with African-style sun helmets. Move in for a closeup, Ramart There's a howl for the kiddies in a forthcoming chapter of "Thft Adventures of Rin Tin Tin." The dog star joins an Indian tribal council In "puffing" a peace pipe. But there was an on-the-set howl from an SPCA representative who wondered out loud if dog lovers might complain. He finally agreed it was a harmless gag. Rin Tin Tin, I assume, promised not to inhale! Channel Chatter: Joan Davis' 78 "I Married Joan" telefilms are due for showing In England. But there's still no word on whether she will star In additional stanzas for the U.S. . . . Richard Boone's turning out to be the George Jessel of the operating room. The Medic star receives an average of five requests a month for speechmaking at medical society charity benefit*. Airport Style PITTSBURGH (&)— The Greater Pittsburgh Airport, completed three years ago at a cost of 33 million dollars, soon will have a fabulous entrance. Workmen are putting the finishing touches on a 1240,000 water fountain. The fountain will be surrounded by a plaza and landscaping that will cost another $30.000. A 90-foot floral display will be featured. On Public View MACKINAW CITY. Mich. (/P) — Rising along with a 100 million dollar bridge across the Straits of Mackinac are telescopes through which construction may be watched for a dime. They give a closeuo view of what's going on out in the straits between Michigan's two peninsulas. Bridge opening date is Nov. 1, 1967. SENIOR — "You ought to take chloroform." Freshman — "Yeah? Who teaches it?" — Louisville Courier-Journal. IT'S NOT TRUE, as her cattier friends insisted, that the bride can't boil water. But her husband is getting awfully tired of boiled water. — Florida Times-Union. Places and People Answer to Previoui Puzzle) ACROSS 1"The — Folks at Home'.' < , Nevada 8 Stalk 12 Falsehood 13 Always 14 Parasi'.ss 15 Permit 16 English poets, George and Oven 18 Purine base 20 Spanish farewell 21 Decay 22 Arrow poison 24 Brazilian gentleman 26 He lived in Ihe Garden of Eden 27 Plant 30 Each 32 Dedicated 34 Critic 35 Beast 36 Compass point 37 Small itream 39 Bovine male 40 Bewildered 41 Babylonian got 42 Ocean swell 45 Allot proportionally 49 Abundant 51 Sailor 52 Arrow poison 53 Bare 94 High priest 55 Small children, J« Malt drinks 57 Oriental coin DOWN 1 Spanish jar 2 Falsified 3 Decide 4 Pay 5 Level 6 Sea nymph 7 Mineral rock 8 Slip 9 Small monkey 10 Resound 11 Disorder 17 Guardian 'spirit 19 Smelling organs 23 Marine 24 Freshwater flsh 25 Unclosed 26 Eagle's nest 27 Feigns 28 Egg-shaped 29 Healihy 31 Girdle 41 Tree trunks 42 Expectorate 43 Arm bone 44 Jointed gran 46 Impolite 47 Story 33 Roman river 48 "Emerald Isle* 38 Several babies 50 Woman's 40 Girl's name name 2 3 a B *> w?>. t, i v> WV 10

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