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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 26, 1955
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAINES, Publisher KARRI A HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: W»ll«o« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis, Entered ai second class matter at the post- effice it BIythevUle, Arkansas, under act of Con- pess, October 9. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier In the city of Blyhevllle or any luburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mail within * radius ol 50 miles, $6.50 per year »3 50 for six months, 42.00 for three monthts; by mall outside 50 mile zone, »12.50 per year payable In advance. MEDITATIONS But let him that jlorieth glory in this, that he nnderstindeth and knoweth me, that 1 am the Lord which exercise loving kindness, judgment, ind righteousness, In the earth: for in these things I delight, saUh the Lord. — Jeremiah 9:24. * * * Tar God rewards good deeds done here below — rewards them here. — Lessing. BARBS The fellow who does just enough to get by doesn't earn enough to buy much. * * # Wives are getting harder to fool, says a psychologist. And only fool husbands will try It. * * * Razor blades are sold in some lunch rooms, but we don't know if it's before or after they're used to slice sandwich meat. * * * Even this far ahead we know where the first touches of winter will come from. The coal and oil men. * * * People who love to argue really do live^happily ever after. Behind Those Resolution? A Distinguished lawyer and former national commander of the American Legion, Ray Murphy, has afforded us striking insight into how great organizations like the Legion are sometimes maneuvered into aproving ill-considered resolutions on topics of national concern. At its recent Miami convention the Legion by voice vote condemned XJNES CO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, on grounds it was Communistic atheistic and sympathetic to world government. Murphy was chairman of a special Legion committee ordered by the 1953 and 1954 conventions to investigate these charges. He now says that five or six members of this group, including himself, then had a bias against UNESCO on the basis of what the Legion already had said. The committee set about probing the matter, examining 23 specific charges against the organization. One, for example was that Alger Hiss fathered UNESCO. In the course of its inquiry, the committee visited Communist bookshops and scanned the files of the Daily Worker, hunting for boosts for UNESCO. They found none. They could not find evidence to support any of the charges. "After a thorough study," says Murphy, "we changed our minds." The group decided instead that UNE SCO was doing effective work in reducing illiteracy in backward lands, that it was trying earnestly, though sometimes ineffectually, to lift general standards ol health, nutrition and education all over the world. " Interestingly enough, a similar committee named by the Chamber of Commerce of the Unted States had come to the same conclusions about UNESCO: "We looked for evidence and we could not find it." Last May, Murphy presented his committee's findings to the Legion's national executive body in a two-and-a half- hour speech. "At the end," he says, "I received a rising ovation, which was unheard of." But Murphy and his group did not "campagin" to put over their report with the full convention at Miami. It is estimated that fewer than 50 of the 3200 delegates ever read the painstakingly prepared document. There was no debate on the subject. Instead, the convention proceeded to endorse a resolution which denounced U NESCO on all the counts Murphy's committee had found to be false. Murphy attributed this astonishing result to a "vociferous" and tightly organized minority of extremists whose views do not represent the Legion rank and file. In the absence of an organized effort to support the committee's findings, the extremist* lUmpeded th* con- vention. It's a sad lesson. Evidently facts alone are not enough. They must be vigorously championed, and the rank and file must be willing and eager to hear and accept them. A Closeup of Wall Street Until the new age of Soviet smiles dawned, America's Wall Street was the the Kremlin's favorite target in the world of democratic capitalism. But this is' another day, according to the Soviet script, and half a dozen Russian newsmen have come visiting to the street they so long reviled. They profess to have had a very nice time in these perilous quarters. One wonders whether they asked to see the Warmongers' Club. Or the map room where the "evil imperialists" stick pins in the hopes of millions of downtrodden folk yearning for "Communist freedom." Or the conference room where Wall Streeters are presumed to polt the theft of milk from babies, and the running of guns to those who are so obstinate as to resist communism's tender embrace. Without some such references, the news tour might be taken as suspect by the Kremlin, even in these days of sweetness and light. For the signals might change, and when would they get another chance to see inside the "imperialist" nerve center? VIEWS OF OTHERS A Problem All Over School Integration has only one meaning to Mississippi and elsewhere In the South—the controversial Idea, of mixing whites and Negros in the public schools. The National Citizens Commission for Public Schools, in its publication "Better schools," calls attention to other integration problems elsewhere in the country. Out in New Mexico recently, the commission points out, a special conference was held in Gallup to discuss how to intergrate Indian children Into state schools there. And In Ulysses, Pa.., a. special experimental teaching program for the children of migratory farm workers was held this summer, under the sponsorship of the National Child Labor Committee, with the co-operation of Pennsylvania State University. In still another special school integration project, the New York City board of education is wrestling with the problem of absorbing 59,100 Pureto Eican children — 21,500 of which do not speak the English language. These problems are not nearly as controversial as the one posed by the 1954 U. S. Supreme Court decision, but they serve to remind us that integration Is not exclusively a Southern problem.- Jackson (Miss.) State Times. Farewell, Davy As it must to all fads, extinction is coming to the Davy Crockett craze. The T-Shirts and the fur hats are beginning to go for cut-rate prices. The ballad that bears trepid Tennessee Texan Just isn't '•commercial" any more. The ballad that bears his name has been pushed off the top spot on the Hit Parade by a revived Civil War minstrel tune with a now libretto. Soon, Colonel Crockett will slip back into the comfortable and relative obscurity of the history books, To another generation, Crockett will bring no more admiration than Dan'l Boone or other American folk-heroes. But to have reached the pinnacle of fame—even momentarily—£0 long after his death, is something of a trHini]>h for Davy Crockett. Whether it was his colorful carreer or Walt Disney's genius that brought on the fame is something for the eggheads to debute. Whatever the reason, the Crockett -ijnania is on the skids and Hopaiong must be having a long sigh of relief. To be shoved off cereal boxes by a dead hero must have been galling to the grease paint cowboy.—Ktngsport (Tenn.. News. SO THEY SAY If God will spare this man (President Elsen- hower) for us for a few years, we will, see ft new era of international peace.—J. Howard Pyle, presidential assistant, says there's 50-50 chance the President will run for re-election. •If * * Russian food isn't bad, but even the borscht isn't as good there as it is in America—Sen. William A. Purtell (R., Conn.) on his return from Moscow. * * * We want to be full partners in the Democratic party, and we will let no man saddle and bridle ua and put blinders on our eyes.—Texas Gov. Shiver* who bolted to Eisenhower in 1952. * * # Never has the threat to NATO been so great. The Soviets possess nuclear weapons and the means of delivery. We are In ah er» of demonstrative Soviet progress and achievement.—pen. Sir John Whlteley, British NATO representative. * + * I have no obligation whatever to support Mr. Adl»l) Stevenson for tht Democratic nomination (for President). — Avtrall ^arrlman, N.Y. lovtrnor. "Honest, Boss, We Love One Another Like Brothers!' HOLLYWOOD — (NBA'— Hollywood on TV: There's a domestic lurdle holding up Steve Allen's permanent move to Hollywood (or TV and more movies. Wile Jayne Meadows is reluctant to leave her s'ew York career steppingstones. Marie Wilson is collecting a three-figure salary every weeit while CBS dreams up a new comedy series for her. Says Marie: •I'm cool, calm — and collecting. Wouldn't The Bob Cummlngs Show be just as funny WITHOUT that laugh track? It's becoming more annoying every week. . . • -The Further Adventures of Tom Sawyer." a filmed series, is due 'or an early green light at NBC. Ten-year-old Kim Charney is slated for the role of Tom. Peter Cdson't Washington Column — Sudden Resurgence of Harriman Has Demos in Curious Dilemma WASHINGTON —(NEA — The sudden resurgence of New York Gov. Averell Harriman's presidential ambitions presents the Democrats with a curious dilemma. There Is no longer any doubt that ex-Gov. Adlal Stevenson of Illinois will declare himself a presidential candidate at next month's party rally in Chicago. As recently as Aug. 10 Governor Harrtman visited Stevenson at his Libertyville, 111., farm. He reaffirmed previous support for the 1952 Democratic standard bearer. Exactly two months later—after President Eisenhower had his heart attack—Harriman said he was not "morally bound" to support Stevenson. It took only the step-up in activities of Harriman's .campaign manager Carmine De Sapio and ex-President Harry Truman's recent New York visit with Harriman to complete the shift, The Democratic line today is that Mr. Truman made an unfortunate slip of the tongue which he now realizes and regrets, when he said that If he lived In New York he would be for Harriman. Truman tried to suck this back next day, but the bad taste lingers. No known feud has developed between Truman and Stevenson. The Republican theory that Truman et al. were trying to destroy Stevenson permanently by running him against Eisenhower again la discounted by Democrats. Truman has been careful since leaying the White House to defer to Stevenson as titular head of the party. Furthermore, it is pointed out that Truman hand-picked Stevenson as his successor. This, however, was over three years ago. At that time Harriman wa,s one of Truman's most trusted advisors on foreign affaics. But Harriman, then, was a rank amateur in politics. He had never been elected to office. He was therefore impossible as a presidential candidate. Since then, Harriman's political stature has changed greatly. He has worked hard to change his political personality. He tries to be more affable. He has been coached to make better poeeches. Democratic convention fights in the past have been largely over issues, rather than personalities This one would be different. Stevenson is warm and human with a high sense of humor and a great flair for irony and subtleties Harriman by contrast is aloof direct and almost humorless. Yet this might work to Harrl man's advantage. Many of Steven son's critics deplored his quipping and wisecracking. Aside from these differences Stevenson and Harriman have . great deal in common. They have many mutual friends. Their ideas principles and ambitions for the Democratic party are much th same. Though Harriman is a multi millionaire and Stevenson i relatively poor, both believe in liberal policies. The wrecking of their long friendship in political rivalry woul< be a strange thing to behold. I; carried to extremes, they migh kill each other off and allow i darker horse to win the nomination. Democratic insiders say neither one would accept the vice presidency, the way they feel about things now. As an ideal ticket, however, Democratic politicians that believe Stevenson and Harriman or Harriman and Stevenson might be one of the strongest combinations they could offer. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 26, 19SB — ' ""• ' •'" Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Another movie queen, Teresa Wright, is grateful to television for allowing her to pick and choose her roles on the big dramatic shows. She upset the "sweet-girl" type-casting jinx by playing a murderess in' her first appearance on home screens. "And that," she marvels, "is something that never would have happened in Hollywood." Teresa about whether she will trv marriage again since divorcing •rlter Nien Busch: "No thank to free-lance. Movie make-up men working In TV are discovering a big difference between make-ups for color movlei and home screen color shows. "In movies," Paramount's Harry Ray told me, "all you need is a natural looking street make-up." But color TV, he says, requires ..n overall foundation of gray »nd a purplish cast in the rouge. Now it's the "night-clothe* Lorse." The words are Vanessa Brown'* since working in the "My Favorite Husband" telefilms- E«ch stanza opens or closes with Vanessa and Barry Nelson waking up in their bedroom or retiring for the night. CBS is spending «« much money on her nighties »nd negligees as they do on her clothes. you." Remember When radio announcers held up large audi«nce cue cards reading "Applause"? Television makes an even bigger point of it. The audience applause cue at the NBC-TV color studios In Burbank Is practically a theater marquee. Tivo yellow.lights flash on and off us "Applause" In foot-high electric lights leaps out at the customers "I've just got to take something home from Hollywood," an autograph hound said as she handeC Groucho Marx an autograph book at the Brown Derby. About to pay his check, Groucho deadpanned:' "How about taking this home?" and handed her tttt check. As quick-witted as Qroucho she handed It right back. "The Paper Gunman," which opened the new "Frontier" series, is due for screening as a theater movie by Producer Carroll Case. It's about a newspaperman of the old west who makes his own news by giving the town's Idiot a killer reputation. Irene Papas, Rare Greek In Hollywood By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD I*—It's long the strife of war-torn Athens to the glamor of Holly- way from wood, but dark-eyed Irene Papa» has made the trip. Irene is MGM's latest candidate for stardom, and the- first Greek girl within memory to make a dent in Hollywood. She is starring in her first fit mhere. opposite James Cagney In "Tribute To a Bad Man." What about this girl? Well, she has dark brown hall, long and wavy. She's t statuesqut 5 feet 6 Inches, weighs 130 poundi with a tiny waist. The Greek way to pronounce her name ii "Ireeny." But .she sayi you can say It American-style If you'd rather. The Papas Is pronounced "Pa- ""The ei-"wife" of George Gobel, Jeff. But now ihe'i having to live she'j become §o Identified as Alice that TV producer are dolnr » hesitation waltz about canting her In other comedies. The spot on the Gobel show wa§ a big break for Jeff. But now she's haing to He It down. Fox Is re-issuing the before-TV "Vtcki" and "Kangaroo" with a billing switch for Richard "Medic" Boone. He's now listed with the starsI Claudette Colbert and CBS-TV are calling off her exclusive contract after her next appearance on 'Climax." She discovered it's better the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Mrs Y asks for a discussion of often repair both at the same time, rupture and whether this and One should realize that an op- hernia mean the same thing. Also, eration is not always successful nerma mean tne same umig. /iiau,, cianun u ""* -...-,,~ she wants to know whether or not; and occasionally a rupture break; there are any ways of treating this besides surgery. Mrs. Y. is correct: Hernia and rupture do mean the same thing. through again. If It does, which does not happen often today, it will have to be operated on again in order to produce a firm wall. hearts and leads his other trump. This trick must be won in the dummy with the king of spades, since dummy's eventual ruffing trick must take place with a low trump rather than with the king. (If the king of trumps Is used for ruffing, ,'. East's lack will eventually develop into a trump trick for the defenders.) Declarer now leads the queen of hearts from the dummy, hoping that tile defender who has the ace JACOBY ON BRIDGE i Early Start Nets Contract By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service A hernia results from a weakening of the structures which are supposed to hold the organs in place, tht most common location for such rupture being through some part of | the abdominal wall. In men par-j ticularly. this occurs most frequently in the groin. It is generally believed that the weakness leading to hernia is inborn, al least to some extent, though It may not become obvious unless some strain has been put on I the weakened tissues by heavy j j n today's hand West opens a lifting or some similar activity. ; trump because he thinks that For a person not engaged in! South hopes to ruff diamonds in henvy manual labor a rupture may; the dummy. Dummy had bid clubs not cause any trouble though there j and raised spades, so it Is reason- Is always the risk that it will I able to assume that dummy will someday come out farther and get j come down with shortness in at strangled or develop into some-; least one of the red suits, other complication. I AS it happens. South wants to Nevertheless, treatment Is usual- • ru tf a heart rather than a diamond ly desirable and unless there are' m the dummy. The heart shortness good reasons to the contrary, sur-j m the North hand is not very 1m- gcry is best. A truss or support ] pre ssive. but it eventually devel- may help but does not cure. Mostj op s a trick for declarer, operations for hernia can be donej wilhout special risk at almost nny age, but one has to decide whether I the occupation and other consider-! ations Justify the period of invalldism and the expense. Some years ago the injection treatment was suggested for hernia. The purpose of the injet-- tions Is to irritate Ihe inside of Ihe htrnlal sac so that a firm scar will form at the point where Hie hernia Is bulging and force back Ihe contents of the sac where it belongs. This method requires several treatments and carries some risk. Also, the scar tissue formed Is not always strong enough to bring permanent relief. Although the Injection treatment still has some supporters, It Is probably not used RK much i\s it vised to be ami is not as desirable BS surgery in most cases. When one speaks of double hernia, It means that the wall has given way on both sides so Hint there Is t rupture In two plnecs. Operation Is thr- same (though it Ukit twice a* long) ».n<t surgeons ops South wins the first trick In hL hand with the ace of spades in order to lead the first heart towards dummy's queen. This doesn't mean much in the actual hand, but it may conceal the nature of the hand from the defenders, and It costs nothing. West steps up with the king of L/TTLE LIZ No one should try lo, do two things at once, especially women who put on weight ond slocks ot the some time. «""» NORTH AK74 * 10 8 5 *AQ763 WEST EAST A 10 9 AJ53 VAK95 VJ1072 « Q932 » 76 + KJ108 SOUTH (D) A A Q 8 6 2 V843 « AKJ4 North-South vul. South West North East 2 A Pass 2 A Pass 1 * 2* 3* Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass 4 A Opening lead—A 10 of hearts will not be able to lead a third trump. This Is the case. West takes the ace of hearts and has to switch to a low club. This Is the relief that South has been hoping for. He goes up with the ace of clubs, gets C« his hand with the ace of diamonds, ruffs his last heart in dummy, returns to his hand with a club ruff, and draws the last trump with the queen of spades. With the main work of the hand] accomplished, South can cash the| king of diamonds and give up ai diamond trick. His last trump and[ Ihe jack of diamonds guarantee, his "contract. ' Q—The bidding Has b«en: North EMt South West IHe.rt Pass 1 Spa« Pass 1 N.T. Pass T You. South, hold: AAJ1065 ¥32 «AQJ4t *! What do you do? A—Bid three diamonds. Ton want to make sure of setting to game, preferably in sp»dw or no-trump. TODATS QUESTION the bidding has been: South West North East 1 Heart Pass 2 Hearts Pass You, South, hold: AS 3 VAKJ6Z «AJ'» *'< What dp you do? Answer Tomorrow She has smooth dark skin »nd ' classic features, '{he most remarkable feature about her are th» eyes. They are black, deep »n<t sad. Although Katlna Paxinou won an Oscar here, no Greek actress »P- pears to have made a lasting impression on Hollywood. That seemi odd. considering the vigor of the Greek theater, Irene explained that the National Theater and dramatic school are supported by the government, which partially finances another training school. Standards are so high that actors have to possess licenses to act! Need Training * With rare exceptions, you can't act In Greece unless you have a high school diploma and three years' training In dramatic!. What an Idea —licenses for actors. This could revolutionize Hollywood. Her MGM bosses are so happy with Irene that she might well set off a Greek Invasion rivaling the Trojan War. It's no accident that she la »bl« . to express real emotions. Tor ihe grew up and reached maturity through the horrors of war. She was 10 when war came to Greece. Najta Came "I was living in a small vtllagt when the Nazis invaded," she recalled. I had barely seen an airplane before so I didn't realize what an air bombing was. Suddenly the earth was erupting all around us. "I just stood there and watched in wonder. Twenty of the villagers were killed. I can remember vividly seeing their bodies." After liberation came civil war that ravaged Greece lor years. After her Greek training, Irene made some films in Rome. A film test made in New York by Ella Kazan prompted MGM to sign her. Let's Eat Answer to Previous Puzri* A BRITISH paper says Airier! ca's entry in the Venice (llm festl. vnl', "The Kentueklan", is Just sil ly. Well, listen here now, the song from that picture is sensible, anyway. It's the one where the fellow doesn't tell the girl h« loves her; he tells the possum in the gum tret. — Florida Times-Union. ACROSS 1 Green vegetables 5 Potato 9 Watch ornament 12 Singing voice 13 French river 14 Chemical suffix 15 Laggards 17 Soak flax 18 Candle 19 They eat seal blubber 21 Source of venison 23 Small (Scot.) 24 Bing Crosby's brother 27 Refrain from eating 29 Kind of bomb 32 Wipes out 34 View favorably 36 Wish 37 Repair shoes 38 Winter vehicle 39 Often used in itufTlngs 41 Seine 42 Civil War general 44 Irish clan 46 Isolates 49 Eaten away 53 Male child 94 Values too highly 58 Born 97 Mexican money 58 Followers 9* Worm •0 Formerly II Not out DOWN 1 Bygone 2 Girl's name 3 Upon 4 Planted 5 Great Lakes' canal (var.) 6 Cheap skates (slang) 1 Employs 8 Writing-tables 25 Russian city 43 Run away 9 Structure 28 Baseball 45 Retinut markers 46 Hireling 28 Ancient shield 47 Negative .voUl 30 Heraldic band 48 Always ; 31 Encounter 50 German klnf 33 Lateral parts 51 Observed 15 More 52 Essential profound being 40 Evaluate 55 Decay 10 Bread spread 20 Moslem places I W,

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