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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVtU.K (ARK.) COURFKR NEWS HAL tOYLE'S COLUMN Ulcer Becomes Property Of Common Man-Or Else You Don't Worry Enough NEW YORK Utt— Ulcers are what you mafce them. The ulcer used to be the Horatio Alger disease. A man started off life poor but healthy, worked hard and honestly, and c»ded up wealthy —and ulcer-ridden, An ulcer became & badge of success, particularly In the movie, radio and advertising fields, although Industrial leaders were prome to catch them, too. The big ga& was: "even my ulcers are getting: ulcers." But today Ihe ulcer no longer Is an internal medal of honor in the struggle to get ahead. Somehow the word get. around the ulcers were the product of tension. That immediately made the ulcer the property of the common man. For who in those times doesn't brag about the tension he is under? Us a Itebiike Now Not to iiave an ulcer now is a kind of rebuke of your way of life, an implication you have been cheating by failing to do your fair share of the general worrying. Even housewives, smarting under the criticism they have a soil touch, are developing more ulcers. Either that or they nre just tired of hearing husbands complain about THEIR ulcers. Such is the prestige of the ulcer jn the business world (hat a friend of mine, stricken by sudden .ab- domlnnl pains, went bravely nnd proudiy to the hospital for an emergency operation, When he emerged from the anesthetic he learned to his horror that all he had undergone was an appendectomy. "I was sure it was an ulcer," he said, shamc-faccrtly, and pleaded: "Please don't let the word get around. They'll kid me to death at the office. Nobody but children get appendicitis anymore." Ulcers are divided into two classes: (1) The social, or lake, ulcer. (3) The true ulcer. The fake ulcer Is by far the most widespread. 11 is also the better type to have, as it requires little or no medical treatment and has wonderful social advantages. It is & fine excuse to stay home from work. If you are at a party and the host serves poor liquor. you can get out of drinking It. If you are playing poker and get $100 ahead, you can grimace, clutch at your belt, and mutter: "Ugh, my ulcer. Sorry, boys, I'll have to go home." "That l.ucky Fool" After you leave some rtlsgrmilled loser may grumble, "That lucky darn fool doesn't have the grains to get an ulcer." But he can't prove it. That's the best Ihlni? about a social ulcer — people have lo take your word for it. Those who have true ulcer rarely like to discuss their ailment wjth fellow sufferers, as thai means they have to take turns^ listening to the oilier guy's agony. They prefer to talk to those who have never had the malady, Just as oM soldiers like lo show their battle scars lo bug-eyed children. A veteran victim gave this description of his affliction: "Having nn ulcer Is us near ss the average man ever comes to motherhood. You feel like you are pampering a spoiled child. They Have rersnnalttles "Ulcers have personalties ju.si like people. Some folks even give them nlcknnmcs. I call mine 'Aching Abner.' Afler a while you actually get to have a companionable feeling toward an ulcer, Why n't? It Is always with you. "Ulcers arc lemperm^ital. Usually Ihoy gulp milk HKC a calf. But some days I can drink three martinis and eat steak and fried onions nnd Aching Abncr won't even whimper. Six months later \( 1 even glance at a Jar of pickles, he starts screaming, "How does an ulcer feel? It feels like a little demon inside you is probing your innards with a blow torch. You have lo fight like hell then to think life IB wonderful." But the sad fact today is Dial, unless you become a two-ulcer man, -sooner or later the idea is going to spread that you are a shiftless failure. Truman Accepts Arkansas Invite President to Speak At Ceremonies for Two Power Dams WASHINGTON (Jl'i — President Truman has accepted an Invitation to .speak at dedication ceremonies July 1 [or two hlg power and Hood control darns In Northwest Arkansas, tlie white House advised Rep. Trimble (D-Ark) yesterday. To b« dedicated are the 28 million dollar Nor fork Dam and tho 73 million ilollar Bull Slioals Dam. both on the White River In Baxter County. Trimble told a reporter tcnlaiive plans nre for Truman to Ily to Springfield, Mo., on July 1. proceed by Irnin to Cutter. Ark., then motor to Mi. Home for Inncli. The trip will include visits to both hlg dams. Trimble stiEd details ot the program are belnp: handled by local officials in Baxter County nnd Mt. Home but fiat the tentative ,iv- r.tnRenlents are to have the PrcM- ctent make n dedicatory rutrtrp-ss j-t tl-e NCI fork Dnm nt 2 p.m. M^-rb^rs O f Congress from Ar- knr --'.id r-'r'iy states have b.'en Invited To Pltend. The Norlork Dnjn was i:on>plr'J"d In 10-H and Is sumriyinK power for the Southwestern PO.VLT Pnnl. Bull Shoals Is to be completed and in operation by Ihe cr.d of the year. TUESDAY, MAY 20, J952 Arkansas in Washington Arkansas Lawmakers Disappointed by ROTC WASHINGTON (tf'J—Sen. McClcI- Inn nnd Rep. Norrell were dlsap- poltited when the Armj announced a list of colleges at which It is establishing new ROTC units. A. M. and N. College at Pine Bluff wasn't i'to Die In Chair June 6 LITTLE ROCK UJV-Gov. McMnth yesterday fixed June G ns electrocution- date for Herman Maxwell. thrice convicted rapist. Maxwell, a young Negro, was convicted In Hempstend County of rape of a young white matron. Ills first nnd second rtcnlh sentences were set aside by the Arkansas Supreme Court. The court upheld the third conviction, and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the case. Asked if he had considered the possibility of a commutation for Maxwell, McMnth snid he reviewed carefully the records in all death sentences which came before him. He did not claborntc. included. Both said they had urged the Army to put a unit at the Negro school. They snlcl they would continue to pres.5 the in fit tor. - - Hy COKDON' J1HOVVN WASHINGTON M — Hcp.Brooks Hay.s of Arkansas, who has sought to heal Democratic parly wounds from (he civil rights issue, has moved into a position to get his views before the party's national convention in July. . Hays has been appointed to (he preliminary Platform Committee for the convention. This committee will diafl initial plunks lor ihc convention to consider. In nil probability' it will become Ihe convention Platform Committee. Hays' views that me civtl rights t.uht should be disposed of for the good of the country and the good of Compromise Hacked the Democratic parly. It should not remain a political foolbt.ll, he says. To this end he has backed in | recent yours a proposed compromise. Briefly, his proposal is to -set up nn advisory PcdernJ Employment Practices Commission, out lav/ lynchings by federal law, submit to the states a proposed constitutional amendment to ban poll taxes, and leave segregation matters generally to the stales. The civil rights issu,\ was directly ix-^onMbie for the walkout of ^ -.K- .' -mherii delegates from the [1913 Democratic convention I in Philadelphia. SE> tit he Tilers Irked Sulhcrnurs had been irked by President Trum fin's demands in iy-17 and 1943 for civil rights legislation to sol up nn PEPC with enforcement powers, bun poH taxes and outlaw lynchings. Efforts were made at (he convent ion to conciliate the Suthern- ers but at the urging of Sen. Humphrey (D-Minni the delegates cast aside a generalized civil rights plank and adopted one considerably more forceful. It is Hays belief that the platform should slick to au assertion of principles — not spelt out in (Jetnil jii.sl what .should be done. "We .should limit whatever we declare on civil rights, putting it within the framework of constitutional authority/' be said, Once thai is done, he ,snid, the problem of details will fall into pi nee. Such a course, lie believes, would lend lo more harmony within the Democratic party. It would leave the way open for legislation In line with his or other compromise proposals. "I would be happy to use some other word than compromise," he snid, "but then, compromise lr, evil only when it Involves a surrender of principle.*;. Compromise, MATCH IT IF YOU CAN DODGE Your present car will probably more than cover the full down payment. ...And Look What Dodge Gives You! Famous Oriflow Ride "Double-Safe" Brakes More Head Room, Leg Room, Hip Room "WatchtoweV Visibility Dodoe-Tinf Safety Glass Safety-Rim Wheels MAKI YOURS A T R O U B L S-F R E I VACATION IN A DEPENDABLE DODGE- BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. after all, Is our government." Ruwll Supported It At one time Hays' proposal had some support (rom Senator Hus- scll (D-Oa). himself now a candidate for the presidential nomination. Russell told Hays that he would go along with the compromise if the White House would. That's as for a.s It wen;. More vehement Southerners were opposed lo the Hays proposal on tile ground (hey wanted no advisory FBPC set.up le.st It later become an PEPC with power to enforce lt£ rulings. Be thai us it may. Hays wants lo start the healing process at the convention and has said he Is confident that Ihe views of Southerners will be heard and respected. He says: "I am confident that Just as on previous occasions prior lo 1948 a reasonable raid sincere statement of objectives and principles con Ije agreed on." Lonoke Peace Officer Dies ENGLAND, Ark. <m~ W. P. Wil- bnnks, 50. a Lonoke County peace officer for 35 years, died at his home here yesterday. He was deputy sheriff at the lime of his death. He was England's police chief from 1930 to 1344. Wilbanks was torn at MorrlUon. Ark., and moved to England in 1009. In addition to his law enforcement duties, he operated extensive farming interests. Survivors Include the widow and n daughter, Mrs. Paul Oodscy, of England. Prohibition Presidential Nominee Says He Figures Whisky Is Here to Stay HOLLYWOOD Wl—"Sure, I was an alcoholic. Why, I once sal at that bar over there and ran up a bill of ?250 In one afternoon." The man talking was Stuart Hamblcn, candidate for President on the prohibition ticket. He was sitting In a Hollywood restaurant and drinking coffee- 1 "I didn't warn to run for Pi. i- dent." he said. "I wanted to run about as much as I \vant n bad cold. Bnt I saw in it a challenge. This country Is in tlm worst condition morally that it has ever been In history. I tell you it is on the brink of hell. If we had to tight Joe Stalin tomorrow. I'm afraid we couldn't win. We don't have the moral fibre for It. I only hope that it isn't too late to get It back. "Yes, I think drinking is one of the main reasons our country Is in such sad shape.- Why, do you know that some of the most important issues of our government are settled over n bottle of booze? Somethings got to be done about H. "No, I don't think'prohibition is coming back. Even it I was elected by some miracle, I couldn't do it. But there's got to be some curb on liquor. It has gotten out of hand." II;s candidacy for President is a new turn in (ho fabulous career of Stuart Hamblen. Until Z\', years also, he had his own western music program nn a local radio station. He also had.one of Ihe leading race horse stables in the West. His whole life changed one niRhl when he paid a visit to the lent revival of evangelist. Billy Graham. His conversation was immediate. He no longer drank and he gave up tho racetracks. "I gave them up because 05 per cent of Die people you meet at racetracks arc thieves," iie said. "They want something for nothing. ''I even sent a man to San Quentin. I gave (his friend of mine some food lips on the horses. The horses won and he bet .some more- He kept betting even though. I told him not to. Then he started losing. One night they caught him trying to hijack a gas station. He told me, 'You caused it.' And sure enough I did." Humbler also gave up his radio show. "They wanted me to advertise beer, and I wouldn't do it." he said. "I quit a SI,000 a week job, and brother, that ain't easy. "But let me te!I you an amazing thing. The day after I quit the radio show, a couple thousand orders came in for my song, 'It Is No Secret.' Now it has sold oh, a couple of million copies, and it Is the only sucrcd song to make the hit parade." Hamblen's professinnl career is now limited to his songs nnd rec- rorts. He has traveled 300,000 miles in the U. S. during the last 2( z years, but his speaking appearances have been without charge. They have been mostly at soul- savlnjj meetings. He is currently headed to the Pacific Northwest with a "Youth for Christ" cam- Arkansas Counts 20 Traffic Fatalities During Last Month LITTLE ROCK «")—ArkansM counted 29 traffic fatalities In April boosting Its toll for the first lour months of this year to 128., TriU figure, announced yesterday by State Police, exceed-s corresponding 4-month totals of other recent years. There were 117 truffle deaths In January, February, March and Api-ll of 1051, 103 In 1950 and US in 1049. And, the Stale Police report added. May traffic deaths are expected to be about the same as last year Read (courier- Neva Classified Ads. paign. "After that, I'm going lo slart campaigning for President," he said. "I'm Koiiig t o g c t ou t t ne Ol<1 typewriter and write up some articles. I'm going lo see (f Ihe networks won't give me some television time. "We're on Ihe ballot in most every stale, and I think I'm going to surprise folks by the size of the vole I get. The people are ready for a change." FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. '7 Sett That Staff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant—Promised Land BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY A well-known automobile franchise is .available In Blythevllle. Ark. \Vc are locking for » man who might ht * successful sata manager, a parlner in some successful dealership, an automobile dealer who might want to finance a new dealership, & former dealer who desires lo re-enter the husinew, or perhapi a r»r»d« or service station operator who Is ready to expand. Capital «. cjulrements are reasonable. This franchise is one of the oldest and most liberal In th« automobile industry It is really a tremendous opportunity for a man who wants action, success and profits. If you are Interested, writ* full details lo: Box No. C-25 c-o Courier News IN YOUR OLD REFRIGERATOR % Walnut & Firs'/ Phone 4422 THIS FAMOUS 2-DOOR 95 OR LESS! with your old refrigerator Yes, that "gold" in your present refrigerator can bring you this new !2 cu. ft. 2-door Kelvinafor liefrigeralor-Frccwn- a t nn amazing low You'll pay at the most $379.95' ... and maybe n great deal less (depending on the make, age, and condition of your present refrigerator). look at all you get with KeMnator . . • 2 in 1 Refrigerolor-FrMzvr Combination • 70 Ib. Tru« Fr«r«f wHh Zero Cold • 12 cu. H. of Cold Space • U.» jq. H. of Sh«lf Spoc» • PortabU Bun*r Ch«»l • Compl«« Cold and Mo fur« Control • Automatic D«<ro>tin« w Refrigerator Sliding Oiip«r •"• Model TM Illuslrolei FREE ESTIMATE On Your Old Re'-igerator! Bring This Coupon! HURRY! HUHtRY! They Won't Las*/ I woril te know how much you will i I . n i> I J cu. n. eopotity * II hal ( > No. Q| jet tub* hayt * hal ( ) N». *4 »h«l | H Ke» ( ) N«. X crit| I Norr>« , Furniture

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