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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 28, 1955
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PAOIin BLYTHEVn-LB (ARK.) COUSHER NEWS TOIDAT, OCTOBER 28, 1955 THE BLYTHEVILL^ COURIER NEW* THl COURIER NEW* OO. R ,W. HAINE8, Publisher BARRT A. HAINE8, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager iile National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. AU»nt», Memphis, ^_ Entered as second class matter at the post- office »t Blythevllle, Arkansas, under »ct of Congress. October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Presa SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blyhevllle or any suburban town where carrier service ii maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within > radius of 50 miles, 16.50 per rear S3 50 for six months, 52.00 for three monthts: by mail outside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS That I have irreat heaviness and continual »or- »w In my heart.—Roman* 9:2. • * • Whoever can turn his weeping eyes to heaven he can wish for here below. He only ii i loser, ha* lost nothing; lor there, above, is everything who persists In looking down on the narrow plains of the present time.—Richter. BARBS We hope you'll enjoy the winter clothes you'll soon be taking out of the closet « much a* the moths did. * * ;* It's always a lot easier to remember That you said when you tell the truth. * * * During a storm In Ohio » tree fell and smashed the top of »n auto. Well, think what autos driven by careless drivers have done to trees, * * * An Indiana girl of 15 posed M being 31. They usually do that when they reach about 30. * * * A cake for an Illinois wedding was in the shape of a, ship. Guests probably enjoyed sinking it. Averell Harriman Is Hardly Anyone's Choice A former president of the United States has joined forces with a ward- heeling free-wheeling New York political boss and together they are : whipping themselves into gushes of enth'usiam for a presidential candidate totally unacceptable to the South in particular and the Democratic party in general. New York Governor Averell Harriman is "the man whom" Harry Truman and Carmine De Sapio fondly hope to thrust upon the party at the 1956 convention. Remembering the John Marag- ons, Dutch GruenwaUls and Harry Vaughans of other years, the Truman-De Sapio alliance, with all charity, may best be described as weird. Obviously, Harriman, who springs from a similar background, would like to think of himself of a latter day FDR. He's impressing the nation as more of a latter day Tom Dewey, personality- wise. He's an unbending man, whose mimicry of Franklin Roosevelt never quite gets off the ground: We get the impression that, more than anything else, he'd like to be president and is fully prepared to pay any political price necessary, or that which some might think necessary. Truman obviously has cashiered the man to whom he has pledged support several times this year—Aillai Stevenson. But while these two (Truman and De Sapio) were laying the ground work for a convention coup, the man most Democrats want for a candidate—Stevenson—was giving both parties some sound, if unpolitical advice. Forget tax cuts, he said, as long as the nation is faced with such problems as exist in its schools and on its highways, among others. With the big New York delegation behind him, Averell Harriman might swing the Democratic convention next year, especially with a couple of catch- as-catch-can political experts like Truman and De Sapio in his corner, but we doubt they'll see the party lining up solidly behind this candidate. Informality Has Its Limits The accent is on informality in American living, as we all know. For the most part this ifl all to the good, but there's a trap or two. We have to be on guard that informality does not fall into total graceleesness. These days the casual not* dominate* In our wearing apparel — sport nhirta, slacks, sweaters and shirts, soft, comfortable, low-heeled shot*, and to on. It's the same around tht house. Loti of the new house« feature large, open areas without partition*. A family can arrange iU living within the art* any way it wi«hM, with activities flowing easily from one part to another.. Jittt M mitr, *• iMftiir )•*•• M- pands to take in the outdoors. This Is the age of the terrace, the canvas chair and the charcoal brazier. Our cars reflect the trend. Station wagons, the all-purpose vehicles, used to be virtually custom-built products. Today many manufacturers offer them in several different models, and even their high price isn't discouraging buyers who want flexibility in their transportation arrangements. The so-called hardtop convertibles are another sign of the informal approach. Nobody with any sense wants to interrupt or reverse this trend. Life can be trying enough without placing it in the strait-jacket of still formality. The days of the starched collar, the drawing room nobody sat in, and the car that looked like a hearse are gone forever. But "informality" as a term can be used to cloak a lot of habits and attitudes that come pretty close to being crude. The line between acceptable informality and downright sloppiness is not always well maintained these days in the attire some of us wear. One can be casual without forgetting that clothes should be neat, clean, and at least bearable to the eye. Rising costs have, of course, squeezed some of the space out of the postwar house. In countless homes there's too little of it for growing families whose possessions crowd every untenarited square inch. But we still have to fight the battle to keep our places neat and orderly. A home without some semblance of order, outside and in, is a small patch of chaos in a teeming world where the decencies can only begin at the family level. It's wonderful to live casually. It's also wonderful to live graciously for that reflects the best in human beings. The two things aren't antagonistic but can go together very well. Informality used as license for disorder may one day produce sharp reactions toward the rigid formalities of old. Informality wisely governed may lead us to the most rewarding living we have ever known. Meat-&-Potatoes Example We hear a lot about the superiority of our standard of living, but not too often do we get a really clear, graphic illustration of how we measure against Europeans and others. The American Iron and Steel Institute has come up with some comparisons that picture the differences sharply. The unit of comparison is a market basket containing one pound each of bacon, beef, sugar, potatoes, butter and white bread, a dozen eggs and one quart of milk. To purchase this basket, an American steel worker must work just one hour and 38 minutes. In Great Britain, the same kind of worker must toil four hours and -15 minutes to earn the contents of the basket. A Swedish steel worker must put in just over five hours. The biggest shock, quite revealing of its industrial state, comes from France. There a steel worker must work nine hours and 51 minutes to earn the money for food an American can got in a bit more than an hour and a half. So, it seems, nil this talk about a better standard of living is neither inaccurate nor unfairly boastful. The specific facts arc more striking than the handsome generalizations we usually hear. VIEWS OF OTHERS One For The Books Highway patrolmen must have all sorts of experiences, but we'd be willing to bet our presses that nothing has topped the shock which overcame two patrolmen near Greenville recently when » Negro driver from Ayden stopped and asked for l traffic ticket. After the Ayden man spoted the patrolmen and stopped his car, the police are reported to have asked. "Can we help you?" Then they heard one for trie books: "Ye* sir, I came bock for my ticket. I don't have any driver's license." Thft patrolman as required by law, obliged with a ticket. The Negro related that he had tried to get » license several times but had failed the teat for one reason or another. "I mn sort of ft deacon in the church »nd I new thut It was not right for me to be driving without any license," he explained. We don't know how this honest man made out In court. We hope the judge was lenient In f«ct, we wonder If the Judge himself could clulm such scrupulous honesty. Can you?—Hockey Mount (N.C) Telegram. SO THEY SAY I'm ffltul there's no law agnfruit happiness b«- e*UM man, oh mun, I'd .sure be exceeding the legal limit,—Johnny Podrw, who pitched Dodgers u> Wonder What It Could Be? Peter Edson's Washington Column — Cabinet Apparently Expecting Eisenhower to Assume Duties WASHINGTON — (NBA) — The I after President McKinley was shot Eisenhower Cabinet has now swept under the table any consideration of whether ihe convalescing President can delegate his powers to Vice President Richard M. Nixon It appears the Republicans are counting on President Eisenhower's complete recovery and full resumption of his duties. The decision would not be necessary to give an opinion on this delegation-oi-powers ques- in 1901 When President Woodrow Wilson had a stroke in 1919. Vice President Thomas R. Marshall said the President had asked him to call a Cabinet meeting. Marshall disclosed that he had asked the sheriff of his home county in Indiana whether he — Marshall — should assume the duties of Wilson. The sheriff replied that in his opinion, Marshall was actually on mis ueieguLiuii-ui-pu*>ci.1 V1UC.J- ; \iarsnail was aciuaiiy nesmcuL. ton was made by Deputy Attorney | g ul Marshall never assumed those General William P. Rogers and; polvers Department of Justice Legal Coun sel J. Lee Rankin. Attorney General Herbert Brown ell Jr. Was on his way back irom vacation in Spain at the time Since his return he has not over- The matter was fought over again at the end of President Franklin D. . Roosevelt's third term, when he was obviously just as siclc a man as President Ei, senhower, or even sicker. ! Two principal matters are in- Cnbinet plan' ruled it. There is not. even :i uituim-i piiui vo j vc( i to sponsor legislation in the next; ' Confess, clnrifving what Article i One is the President's authority II lection Five of the Constitu-: to sign executve orders, commis- lion means. This covers the ",„-; sions and oificial papers. They abilitv to discharge the power, number as many as 200 a day^ -1 duties " l second unclear area involves "congress has clear authority to! delegation of powers. deal with this matter. But it has never defined whnt constitutes President's inability to act. Cabinet officers and other agency heads are now believed to have .„.. authority to handle most of the The question has" been a subject i administrative matters which they of debate since the assassination | have customarily bucked to the of President Oarfield in 1881. It President In the past, was discussed for a short time Controversial questions like farm policy, inter-departmental squabbles or foreign affairs will be taken up at Cabinet or National Security Council .meetings. In perhaps 10 per cent of the administrative actions, Cabinet officers and agency heads cannot act. The Attorney General, for instance, can begin almost any kind of a government lawsuit. But he can't grant a pardon. The Secretary of State has perhaps less final authority than any Cabinet officer. The making of foreign policy Is reserved to the President by. the Constitution. It has never been determined whether the President could delegate this power to the Vice President or the Secretary of State by simple notes saying, for instance: Dear Dick (or Foster) I am unable to act in the matter of recognizing the new government of Argentina. Will you please handle? Ex-President Harry Truman is of the opinion that the President cannot delegate these powers. Eventually, it will require a Supreme Court test. In the meantime, the Cabinet will attempt to carry out the Eisenhower policies, with nothing more than occasional guidance such as Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey got at Denver recentlv. HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — The Good Humor Man: A movie executive with a better sense of humor than most comedians and as easygoing as BUIK Crosby is part of Hollywood's new wide-smile look. Don Hartman's the name. Onetime Broadway actor (1929) and film plaf author ("The Road to Morocco," "Romance in Manhattan") he'^ the production chief of Paramount studio. "Comedy isn't my job," he says, "but I consider the laugh as a valuable tool of my trade. Oood humor with a purpose can be the most potent weapon in the world." Don Hartman's humor is so good he's become the most popular after-dinner speaker in Hollywood and one of its most eloquent serl ous voices In charity fund-raising affairs. Until Hartman moved into the Paramount front office, the only humor provided by Hollywood's executive set was an occasional murdering of the English language. Darryl Zanuck's trapeze aci'ione night only) at Giro's, and some pretty awful jokes about Howard Hughes' tennis shoes and whether he'd ever get RKO studio off the ground. FOR YEARS speeches for executives at Hollywood gatherings were cautiously ghosted by press agents and read by the executievs in stumbling monotones. Hartman's sparkling wit and eloquence — he never writes a speech — has made all of them look like fugitives from TV amateur show. Like the recent Subdeb Ball given by Hollywood Makeup Artists. "Movies," Hartman told the group, "are making a lot of money and there's an ugly rumor that It's due to ftee stars and literate scripts. Nonsense. You make-up artists should not let other people steal credit. "We all know H was really Grace Kelly's great body makeup that won her an Academy Award." W HEN HIS -NEIGHBOR Gary Grant was working at Paramount, the star drove Hartman home on was late picking him up outside several occasions. One night Gary was late picking him up outside his office and Hartman kiddlngly chided him with: "You can be replaced, you know. Sunday Sclwol Lesson— Wrinco for HKA By WILLIAM K. G1LROV, D.D. The public ministry of Jesus, following the long years of which we have no record, did not begin uniil He was about 30 tLuke 3:23t, and in comparison with a modern pastorate, even of those ministers who migrate very rapidly from pa.stor- ate to pastorate, it was very brief in time. Scholars differ as to the chronology, but it could not have been much more than three years, and it was probably less, But what a ministry was'crowded into that time! And just as remarkable is the tact that the story of that ministry is in the brief compass of four New Testament Gospels, all of which one could read in an afternoon. What a Book! Yet, in that brief period of time, all the essentials of what a ministry could mean are found, and it is the model and foundation of every truly Christian ministry. It is to be noted that the ministry of Jesus did not deal primarily with human relations, or man's duties toward his fellow man. Everything in the life and teaching of Jesus bore very directly upon man's attitude and duties. The nature and obligation of brotherly love was constantly stressed in precept and example. One must not minimize that fact in any way. But botherly love was rooted and established in the love of God. The ministry of Jesus .was founded in the Gospel — the message concern- Ing God.. As its divine and human elements were represented in Jesus Himself, His commandment to the disciples to love one another was "as I have loved you" (John r5:12>. It seems to me, as a Christian minister, that It does make a difference whether the moral founda^ tions »re conceived of as resting only on themselves, or as established in a Gospel and R message. The so-called "ethical religions" have been manifest in high Ideals and attainments of character, but I think they have been weak in regenerating power. They have had beauty and power on the high plane, but have lacked It in relation to the low. To be more concrete: It means little t.o say to H man who has degraded his own life in evil living, "Love your neighbor M yotiraelf." .telMovt, t»w MDM of the worth of one's own soul enters i into that relationship. If you don't ! love yourself, loving your neighbor j as yourself will not amount to i much. i But the Gospel has a different ap-1 , proach. Many a degraded human I I being has been uplifted and brought into a new life, and has really meant it. and made that love of \ God manifest in himself and in his i attitude. That is the Gospel in action; and it Is for that reason that I, calling myself a liberal, and Willing to enter into fellowship with every religious person willing to have fel- j lowship with me, have always ' called mysell an "Evangelical." Sincerely, intensely t I have endeavored to be evangelical — a minister of the Gospel of Christ. The Gospel of Christ means noth- ! ing lor Individual or society if it ( does not create through regenerated lives, a bett«r social life for man and his world. • • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Discards Set Up Slam Play By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Sen-Ice As a general rule, the place to look for a ruffing trick is in dummy's shortest suit. Sometimes, however, the ruffing trick can be transferred to some other suit, as we see in today's hand. It was easy for South to bid a IT ISN'T » much that a man becomes wiser and better as he grows older »s It is that he just doesn't fee! like toting the fool. — Cincinnati Enquirer. MAYOR DALEY has given the green light to fluorldatlon of Chicago's water. That is a sad defeat for those who were in favor of fluorlzation, fluortnation and flu- oridizatlon. — Chicago Tribune. UTTLf LIZ Why h k «xp«rl«nct otwoyi Moctw* Iht ir*myOu •«** rbrfv «r not l«om? •""«• NORTH (D) 4KJ84 M »K7 *QJ42 WEST EAST *75 481 VQ.T10 54 V A 9 J J • 96 • 10 541 AK853 *107« SOUTH A A a 10 » i V* * AQJS1 Both sides vuL North East AM* West Pass Pass 14} Pas* 3* Pass 4N.T. Pas. .S*> Pas* <* Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V 4 slam after North had Jumped to three spades. This showed strong support for spades and the sort of hand that wasn't far from an opening bid. For a moment, South thought of a grand slam. If North had an ace. a couple of kinds, and the Queen of spades ... all would be well. South used the Blackwood bid of four no-trump to find out, and the response of five clubs showed that North had no aces at all. That was the end of grand slam ambitions, but South bid Ihe amall slam anyway. West opened the queen of hearU, and South played low from the duvn my. West wouldn't be leading from the ace of hearts against the small slam conlract, so It could do no good lo play dummy's king. Equally important, Soulh didn't want lo let East win the trick and shut to clubs so early in the hand. Went continued hearts at the •econd trick, and South ruffe*. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD I can get Humphrey Bogart to drive me home." It's Hartman'i theory: "Atifry men get shot at but It's hard to shoot at a guy who makes you lau/sh." When he was a writer, a producer cut from a Hartmn script a'scene Hartman treasured. So he started sending the producer telegrams — one every half hour for two days — signed by famous peo- lep like Einstein, Truman. King* George and others. Each gave a reason why the scene should b« restored to the script: Remembers Don: "He never did put the scene back, but he was so amused by the telegrams that he gave me a raise in pay." INTIMATES OF HARTMAN have been howling lor years at his keen wit. but a Panhandle Dinner of the Screen Publicists Guild, attended by the Hollywood press, put him in the big leagues as a front- office executive with a sense of humor who believes: "If you can judge what is fun- you can also judge what 1ft real or unreal, what Is important or unimportant." Hartman told the publicists and press how thrilled he was at becoming a Hollywood entity when h sold his first screen play 20 years ago. Then he said he waited 21 years before he saw his name spelled correctly in print. It appeared at various times, he said, as Dale Hartung, Ding Hartley. Dang Harmon and finally as Dan Hartman. The later, by a woman columnist, was so close Hartman said he sent her a case of champagne in appreciation. "A few days later," he said, "I got back a note thanking me for the atomizer." Dale. Ding or Dangv Hart-man's put humor into a Hollywood front office. Bob Hope's latest, "That Certain Feeling," is based on Jackie Cooper's Broadway play hit, "King of | Hearts." But even Jackie wouldn't recognize the rewrite changes. Declarer drew trumps in two rounds and then took the king and ace of diamonds. Fortunately the suit broke, so South knew that he wouldn't need a club finesse. South then proceeded to lead the queen, the jack ,and the last diamond from his hand, discarding three clubs from the dummy. This created a club -shortness in dummy where none had existed before. Now South could lead the ace of clubs, taking care of dummy's last club, after which it was a cinch to lead the nine of clubs and ruff in dummy. You might not think immediately of ruffing a club in the dummy, but this maneuver -is simple and safe, assuring the slam contract. Harpo Marx Is tellinjf about the doll who complained to her attorney about overdue allmonj". "And if he doesn't get caught up on his payments," she said, "I'll repossess HIM." I "Dealer's Choice," a collection of I the world's greatest poker stories, ' from Runyon to Maugham, just hit the bookstalls. The book was edited by Jerry D. Lewis, a Hollywood TV writer, who dedicates It to his wife with the wordage: "To Louise, without whom ther> j could never be a full house." Sign in a Hollywood pet shop: "Come in and Bow-Wowse around." Q—The bidding has been: South West S'orth East 1 Heart Pass 2 Hearts Pass •) You South, hold: A3 ¥\KJ6Z «AJ8)5 4>H What do you do' A—Bid three diamonds. Too want your partner lo bid aff- Ercssively If he his diamond strength but to sign off it three heu-ts if he h»s three small diamonds. Game is not at all out of the question if the two hands fit well. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You. South, hold: ft! VAKJ642 4AJS1J *7 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow Could This Be Red Capitalism? TOKYO I<P1 — Red China has opened the largest state-owned department store in Peipihg — with a lot of capitalistic trappings. A Peiping radio broadcast said a new six-story building was opened with a special ceremony. The vice mayor cut a ribbon, and 10.000 customers massed outside rushed in the door. Goods on sale, -"-id Peiping, "range from hairpins to pianos, from teaspoons to children's bath tubs, from popular knitwear to fur coafcs, from daily household utensils to handicrafts." There is fluorescent lighting, snack bars and "a rest room specially for mothers with children." And the stores stay open later on Saturday and Sunday "for the convenience of afternoon shoppers." SOME PEOPLE think they are taking steps to meet a problem when they are merely walking around in circles. — Kingsport (Term.) Times. Names You Know Answer to Previout Puzzfr ACROSS 1 Former President, Coolidge 4 One of the "Little Women" 8 Eve's spouse 12 Malt beverage 13 Region 14 Bundle 15 " o' My Heart" 16 Skin diseases 18 Adds flavor 20 Notions 21 Metal 22 Sea eagle 24 Precipitation 26 Hain't gtit 27 Jo*- DIMsgglo's brother 30 Waken 32 Moon goddess 34 Check 35 Expunfat MWorm 37 Employs 3» Alpine wind 2 Toward the sheltered side 3 Government representatives 4 Munchausen "Emerald Isle" 7R . • woman 8 Home 9 Venture la Singer, Gluck 11 Disorder 17 Cold season 19 Cavity 23 Flowers 24 Speed contest 25 War god 26 Concise 11 Worth wanting 28 Individuals 29 Simple 31 Tarter 33 Father of Rachel and Leah (Bib.) S8 Sleep slop* I 40 Chillers 41 Hoarder I 42 Prayer ending 43 With 44 Followers 49 Spanlth Jar 47 Pact 48 Girl's ntnw 50 Butttrfllts 41Dun*ct M Wonderland girl 45 Metal money 49 Fabric* 81 Evil II Always 81 Heraldic band M Scottish waterfall 61 Cap* MMait 17 Greek letter SOWN 1 Head tPP*«l <**> I 5 M V W y i F \l !& i & J ft mi , a f p , E I f \ ji 9 m o> m so >) y> ^ , * m m % « j ¥ & M ii m. 4 'I » 1 § i) m y » > El 3 M ' lo 26 bj i 5 Iff , i

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