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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 80, 1956 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS 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 Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1911. _ Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION KATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained. 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $6.50 per year $350 for six months, $2.00 for three months; by mail outside. 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. The newspaper is not responsible for money paid In advance to carriers. MEDITATIONS Who layeth the beam« ot his chambers in the "waters: who maketh the clouds hl» chariot: who walkelh upon the wings of the wind — Psalms 104:3. * * * If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? — Shelley. BARBS There a» two kinds of p«ple who don't say mack—thow who an quiet and those who talk a tot. * * * Wouldn't It be nic« if we all could spend what we lead our friends to believe we earn? * * * X strike of truck drivers lasted one hour in a southern town. Hardly gave pedestrians time to trow *« street safely. * * * It'l hard to let a I°o4 Job unless you look prosperous and Jnst aa difficult to look unless you hare a good job. ¥ * * Seldom does a pugilist go through a whole fight without bating an eye, or getting one batted. Knowland Is In (Tht entry of Senator William Know- land'i name in the April 10 Illinois Republican primary gives the GOP presidential campaign its first competitive look. President Eisenhower's name already Is in this race, and evidently neither he nor Knowland intends to Withdraw. This fs also the first development on the Republican side which has not come •within the control of the party's Eisenhower forces. Up to now they have managed to keep a tight rein. The effect has been to delay or dissuade some possible candidates from getting into action. Filing deadlines for several primaries have gone by. During this long period of indecision respecting the President's intentions toward a second term, friends of Knowland have indicated more .than once that the senator was growing impatient. Recently, however, Mr. Eisenhower himself invited others in his party to step in, at the very moment he was making it plain he had no.objection to the entry of his name in certain primaries. Perhaps this was all the Knowland forces needed to justify their breaking the barrier. Anyway, Knowland is in. He can still get out quickly if Mr. Eisenhower should say he will run again. But by getting in now he serves notice to his party and the voters that if the President retires his own candidacy is a serious one. Whatever the plans of the Eisenhower leaders in the party, Knowland's entry must surely have the effect of taking their thinking out of the casual stage. If they have their minds set on a particular replacement for the President —if it comes to that—then they see now that specific maneuvers in his behalf must be speedily shaped. Should key Eisenhower men have instead merely a list of potential candidates to substitute for the President, then this development should induce them to narrow their choice in preparation for a contest. No one can say at this time how much strength may rally around Knowland if Mr. Eisenhower rules out a second term and the lists are open. He already has a strong appeal to the party's more con- sm-ative elements. Whether this is enough to enable him to take the nomination, or even make a real fight of it, is not yet apparent. But this event in Illinois is a message to many in the party that there are at least some elements in its ranks which will resist the idea of handing the nomination to anybody on » plotter. Anybody, that i§, except Dwight D. Eisenhower. VIEWS OF OTHERS Slowing the Killing Pace Many times note has been taken of the stiff competitive pace at which America's top businessmen labor. The mortality and disability rate among blue- ribbon executives is shockingly high. In a recent issue, Time magazine says the mounting business pace is creating an abnormal health problem which executives perhaps can only master by learning the art of relaxation. Unhappily, too many businessmen "relax" as hard as they work, going at strenuous play with a vengeance, or using it as just another form of work. The golf course has been described as a "kind of office with trees." As the experts see it, relaxation is less a matter of physics) exertion than diverting one's energies to outside interests every bit as absorbing as office work. What counts is getting the mind off business, not taking business to the gym or golf course. Time says some businessmen are realizing, too, that relaxation should include conserving energy on the job. So we hear more talk about cat-napping at office. Who knows? The siesta may become as popular in Wall Street as the dance, the "cha-cha-cha," is on Broadway. Clearly American executives have got to slow down. If they don't, we'll soon be losing so many of them that the country will start slowing down. Speak Up! Editor Mark Walts of the Cobb County Times of Marietta, Georgia got down to brass tacks the other day when he advised his readers: "In case you don't agree with any of the views expressed on this editorial page, don't feel frustrated. Write us a letter." We are most certainly In full and enthusistlc accord with that thought as we have stated many times. We also heartily endorse Editor Wait* thinking along this line: "Most of the things written here are aimed at providing food for thought. We don't expect everyone to agree with what we say. If an editorial seta people to thinking. It has served Its purpose. "Any newspaper worth its salt should express an opinion on subjects of local Interest. Citizens should do the same thing. We stand ready to provide space for citizens to 'sound off in —always subject to the libel laws of course." Mr. Waits' next paragraph is so timely that It merits special emphasis which we herewith give it: "Too Many people Today Swallow Their opinions For Fear Of Offending Some Unknown Power and Thereby Placing Their Financing Security In Jeopardly. We Would Like to see This Trend Reversed. "Don't be afraid of your opinions," concludes Mr. Walte, "if they are honestly thought out and sincere. You may be wrong, but few people will condemn you just for having an opinion." We've said all this before ourselves. The Important thing is that these ideas ought to be expressed in every community and again and again. —Kocky Mount CN.C.) Telegram. Didn'ts and Don'ts The year just passed has been called the year in which the New York Yankees didn't win the World Series and we could add that It is the year Tennessee didn't beat the Kentucky football Wildcats, that the Communist Chinese didn't invade Quemoy or gain a seat In the United Nations and that Princess Margaret didn't marry Col. peter Townsend. We would not confine our consideration of what has happened to didn'ts or New Year resolutions to don'ts. Of course there are many 'good don't such as do not drive recklessly, do not allow places to gather articles that become invitations to the fire hazards and don't fail to exercise the obligations of citizenship or to support those organizations essential to community progress. This, however, appears to be an affirmative year in which Americans and Kentucklans will accentuate the positive and for that we are glad. Decisions are faced and they must be made.— Lexington Herald. Peace in Our Time SO THEY SAY Anti-intellectualism and pressures toward conformity today are to be deplored. A symptom of these moods Is the federal security program with its demand not only for loyalty but for a sort of puritanical conformity. — Sen. Estes Kefauver, campaigning in Boston. Big corporations don't give all-female schools their full share of support because of a lingering attitude in the male world that education for women is not equally Important and valuable. — Otto Kraushaar, president ol Goucher College, a Baltimore women's college. * * * The time has come In Georgia and the deep south to lay aside such nice words' as circumvention and tell the Supreme Court we are going to openly defy that (antlscgregatlon) decision. — ' Eugene Cook, Georgia's attorney general. * ¥ * The best safety slogan I can think of Is: Drive defensively. You might know what you're going to do, but you can never count on the other fellow, — Oeorge Scott, of Chicago, a bus driver for 33 years who has logged 1,500,000 miles with- •ut aa Peter Edson's Washington Column — Eisenhowers New Hampshire Letter Is Flash Back to 1952 NBA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA) —History repeats all over the page in President Elsenhower's letter to New Hampshire Deputy Secretary of State Harry E. Jackson. This Is the letter in which the President says he does not feel he should interpose objections to entering his name In the March primary election. After giving his supporters this build-up for their hopes, the President, in the net breath, knocks them down again by saying that "this cannot be construed as any final decision on my part relative to a candidacy for a second term." Almost exactly four years ago, Gen. Eisenhower was playing the, same game of cat and mouse with public and politicians on whether he was a presidential candidate. On Jan. 6, 1952, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (R-Mass), announced that he was entering Eisenhower's name In the New Hampshire primary. The next day Gen. Elsenhower released a statement from his North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters In Paris. It was couched In the same careful both- sldes-of-the-questlon language used in the current letter to Jackson. It said yea, no and maybe but perhaps not. Anyone could read Into it anything he chose. Many people did just that as they are now doing with the 1956 letter. "There is no question of the right of American citizens to organize in pursuit of their common convictions," Gen. Eisenhower said In his statement of four years ago. "I. realize that Senator Lodge and his associates are exercising this right in an attempt to place before me next July, a duty that would transcend my present responsibility. In the' absence, however, of a clear-cut call to political duty, I shall continue to devote my lull attention and energies to the performance of the vital task to which I am assigned." Substitute the fact that President Eisenhower's chief concern today Is his health, whereas his problem four years ago was that he had another job. What you come up with Is the 1956 version of the 1952 thought. He says now, "freedom to select, nominate and elect a candidate to public office is basic to our American political system. Because I deeply believe that every citizen should have the widest possible choice in expressing his own preference in such matters, I would hope that the accident of my Illness and the necessary period for determining the degree of my recovery would not have the effect of interfering with the privilege of every member of our party to express Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA>— Close- ups'and Longshots: Eddie Fisher has a date at Warner Bros, to discuss a remake of the late Al Jolson's 1928 movie hit, "The Singing Pool." Eddie saw the old film recently and likes the idea . • _ Humphrey Bogart on reports he s ready to do a telefilm series: There's very little going on except talk." It's 16 years of marriage for the Danny Kayes . . . "The Man With the Golden Arm" has been booked into the giant Loew's theater circuit—first time in history the Loew's chain ever has bought a film denied a Hollywood censorship seal-of ' through on the screen rather than [hat this was my life. "But I think it's an honest pic- ure. I think it will help people. jt shows the stages of alcoholism. A person can look at himself and say 'That's me. That's where I am'now.' And he can see where le's going." Ayres to Start On Religious [Movie Tour Medics nixed Pllar Wayne's request to accompany John. Wayne on a personal appearance tour. She's expecting a baby in April . . . It's another term contract at Fox for Tom Ewell, who costars with Sheres North again In "Do Re Mi." Johnnie Ray's slated for a role in "The Best Things in Life Are Free." the filmbiography of the songwriting team of DeSylva, Brown and Henderson. The Susan Gilbert working as a secretary in a Hollywood advertising agency office is the daughter of Virginia Bruce and the late John Gilbert, the screen's most famous silent day romantic star. Benny, Jack's Pals of Joan daughter who is divorcing Seth his preference for the presldentla candidate of his choice." Reading or hearing this new statement, people who' have thought all along that Ike will he a candidate for a second term are now convinced he will run again. People who have believed he will bow out are' now equally sure. In 1952, Gen. Eisenhower kept this guessing game going for another three months. On March 7, 1952, Just before the New Hampshire primary, he again refused to say whether he was a candidate. He wrote this evasion to Robert P. Burroughs of Manchester, a former GOP commltteeman: "I have no alternative but to adhere to the spirit and intent of my public announcement of Jan. 7." Even after the March 11, 1952 New Hampshire primary, which he won, Gen. Eisenhower would say only that "any American who is so honored by so many other Amerloans should be proud." That didn't say he was a candidate and would run. President Eisenhower now writes to New Hampshire, "I am deeply gratified, that the petitioners have expressed this kind of personal confidence in me." That doesn't make him a candidate or say he's running either. In 1852 such «. statement did not come till April 11. Baker, predict she'll wed Buddy Rudolph when she's free . . There's an ironic note to consideration 'of Dan Dailey as Gene Austin, the crooner of the 20's when his life Is turned Into a filmuslcal. Before he married Gwenn O'Connor, Dan's favorite date was Charlotte Austin, daughter of the singer famous for the song "My Blue Heaven." Four Oscar winners—Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm—will live It up in MGM's "High Society." Proof that Oscar winners do continue to work . . . Cleo Moore's kid sister, Maralea Moore, will pay a role in Cleo's new movie, "Hit and Run." But for professional reasons she's broken her first name into two: Marl Lea. Fox covered Van Johnson's freck- less with makeup for his role of a blind American playwright In "23 Paces to Baker Street." The studio decided he looked too boyish with his freckles showing. the Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service Written for NEA Service Is there any cure for trichinosis, A.L. asks, and says she has been told there Is no remedy. Unfortunately, she has been told correctly: there Is no remedy. If the worm responsible- for this disease could be recognized while still In the Intestine and before becoming embedded in the muscle tissue, purgatives and other drugs would be useful. \s a rule, however, the diagnosis of trichinosis is not made so early. Since trichinosis is one of the most widespread diseases in the North American continent and treatment is so unsatisfactory, the attack on he disease is aimed at prevenion. Trichinosis is preventable and could be entirely eliminated. The disease strikes swine primarily. It is by eating pork or pork products containing the parasites in live form that human beings acquire the disease. The disease is kept alive in swine, in large part, as a result of the practice of feeding these animals with raw garbage. The control of trichinosis by means of proper garbage disposal can be accomplished either by making material infected with trichinae inaccessible to swine, by burning the garbage, by burial or sanitary land-fill, or by killing the parasites in their larval form before the infected garbage is fed to the swine. These methods are entirely practicable and laws requiring suitable garbage disposal should be adopted by those communities which have no already dons so. Those with satisfactory laws should enforce them. The disease Is caused by an animal parasite and some 250,000 likely to swallow enough parasites people are believed to acnuirp pew Infections each year. Most of those infected do not show symptoms, but about 10,000 are to produce disturbances which could be identified although only a small number of these actually are pinned down. About one per son In 20 of those who have Infections with symptoms dies from the disease. This Is no matU». • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Thirfeenf'h of , Suit Is Setter By OSWALD JACOB? Written for NFA Service Some husbands am', wives don t get along weli at the bridge table as partners, but a few spouse combinations are among the best in the game. Among these are Mr. and Mrs.Leo Seewald of South St. Paul who will be welcoming players this week-end to the tournament In St. Paul. A simple play that Mr. and Mrs. Seewald recently executed at a tournament won a fine score. Many experts missed it. Mrs. Seewald opened the king WEST 4 J 1064 V 105 • AK7 47532 NORTH 30 4 AK.Q7J If 64 « J95 *QJ6 EAST 4953 ¥K32 Q 10 8 3 10 SOUTH (D) South 1 V VAQJ987 • 642 4AK8 Both sides vul. West North Pass 1 4 Pass. 2 N.T. I Pasi Pass Opening lead—* K East Pass Pass Pass of diamonds and continued witn tho nee when 'her husband played the encouraging eight at the first irlck. Leo completed his echo by plnylng the three of diamond! at the second trick, to Mra. Beewald led her last diamond. Leo took the third trick with the minor i queen of diamonds and looked 1 avound (or out matt trick to defeat the contract. Many experts led a club at this moment, hoping that West had a high enough club to win a trick. At these tables declarer got to dummy twice for trump finesses, easily winning the rest of the tricks. Leo Seewald saw no reason to Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers went to Madrid ostensibly to spend the holidays with Mary's niece Gwenn Arnstein. according But the chief to insiders, is for fame as a dramatic actress, that Mary plans to produce a mov- h» Is And so he left man of aotlon. Hollywood tw» By BUB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (gi — Lew Ayre« embarks today on i different kind of tour lor a movie star. For the next three months, h* will appear in major cities with his films about religions of Asia, titled "Altars of the East." H th» Los Angeles success of the fllni* is repeated nationally, this could mean the end of his anting career. For many years, Lew ha* studied the religions ot the world, seeking some means to promote understanding. Unlike some persons who merely talk about their beliefs, And so years ago to assembly a Him record of the leading religions. In December, he had completed his monumental task and had a trial run at a big movie hous* in Los Angeles. The results were sensational. As many as 500 disappointed customers had to b« turned away at performances dur*- Ing the week's run, and the attrae*. tlon had to be held over snother seven days. Now Lew Is going to see If the nation as a whole Is as Interested In his films. "If the response Is aa good," h» said. "I may devote all my time to this project. I don't mean that I would continue touring "With the films: that would be too wearing. I plan to film my short. Introductions and play the films In art houses, "I have so much more I want to do. I gathered a great amount of material on Christianity, but I haven't had the time to put It together yet." 75 Yean Ago In Blythefille — ie In Spain. Vic McLaglen's son, Andy, and Diana Lynn called off the marriage plans, and he's now dating Mary Castle, she's the doll who looks more like Rita Hayworlh than Rita Hayworth. Memories of the Jess Barker- Susan Hayward headlines: Her movie, "I'll Cry Tomorrow," and his stardom at Palm Springs in the play, "Oh Men, Oh Women." It's no I'll cry tomorrow, though, for Lillian Roth, the subject of the movie hit. She's making a new bid for fame as a dramatic actress. Her reason for shelving a future as a singer: "If I'm going to lose the labels— if I am going to stop being regarded as 'the girl who came back,' as an oddity, a curiosity—a freak- then I think it must be as a serious actress. In the theater, I believe I count on his partner for the ace can gain a me nsure of respect and of clubs when he needed only the ten of hearts in Mrs. Seewald's hand to defeat the contract. He merely led his last diamond. Declarer had to ruff with the jack of hearts to shut out an over- ruff by West. And now there was no way to stop East from making a trick with the king of hearts. THIS WORLD Is getting better and better by gradually deciding that all the things that used to bi: considered wrong are not wrong at MANY OP US in our giving are like young Betty who had a dime to spend on an ice cream cone. The minister suggested she give the money to missions .instead. "I thought about that," said the little girl, "but I decided to buy the ice cream cone and let the druggist give the dime to missions." Piedmont. Greenville (S.C.) OMAR KHAYYAM referred m his Rubaiyat to a vessel that leaned all awry— probably an eleventh century crackpot.— Jackson (Miss.) State Times. GOING THROUGH the line at the school cafeteria, a little girl turned to her friend and said: "This Is my favorite subject. What's your?" —Wall Street Journal. LITTLf LIZ Moll ordtr mujcl«,bulldlns courses do wonders—for the moll- gnity. And it's time I began. I'm 45 now. Tomorrow's almost here." Lillian on how she liked the film: "It's hard to say. The first time 1 saw it I swore I'd hold myseif In—arl I couldn't talk when I left bawled like a baby. More. I think, because of what Susan was going Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Little have returned from an extended trip through southern points of the United States and Mexico. C. M. Buck, was principal speaker at the meeting of the Business and Professional Woman's Club Monday night at the Rustic Inn. His subject was "Legislation." Miss Clara Ruble presided over a short Business session. Mrs' J. W. Adams and infant son Wesley have been removed from Walls Hospital to their home on Division and Hearn Streets. Honest 7/ii'evei PARIS, Tex. (fi — Thieves took a pickup truck from a man and left a note telling him where to look for it. The truck was found right where the note said it would be. BEFORE the bridge was built, Uncle Adoniram ran the ferry at Coon River Crossing. The fare was five cents. One day Shrimp Parker wanted to cross. But he had only three cents. Uncle Adoniram chewed on it for a while, then announced his decision. 'If a man ain't got but three cents, it don't make no difference which side of the river he's on."—Stanley (N. C.) News and Press. Colorful ACROSS 5 Girl's 1 Brownish nickname purple 6Tnlnk 5 Shade of green ' For fear that 9 The 8 Worms white and blue 9 Heating 12 Goddess of devices discord 10 c «y in . 13 Fruit drinks Pennsylvania UFvid 11 Horned Answer to Today's Pu a a *, N a =1 i A a J v s» -\ a B 1 a fd M 3 U a 9 a o J. T o V a _L N n v W a b- v =q 9 J. =] A ri a y & gl a <a V W V 2i Cl -L & ri 1 1 ~1 V a <n o a V sd (U 1 n *> .n ^ a a — > i N V N N rl | -1 O 1 -1 .1 1 >1 7 i w B a i * a N o l o A =3J n =3 1 1 D ZZlfl u a O J. 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