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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 25, 1954
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAT, OCTOBER 28, 1954 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS' CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher •ARR7 A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole Nttlonul Advertising Representatives Wallace Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- attic* it Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- irew, October t, 1917. Member ol The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city o! Blythevllle or any tuburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 3Sc per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 (or six months, 11.25 (or three months: by mail outside 50 milt zone. 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Givinr thanki unto the Father, which hith made us meet to be partakers nl the Inheritance at the taints in light.—Colosslans 1:!Z. * * * I pray thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.—Socrates. Barbs Definition of a diplomat: Any husband who can convince his wife she would look fat in a new fur coat. » * * A stitch In time fs usually a surprise to i married man. # * * Maybe some kids run away from home Just to have the fun of sneaking back. * * * An Oregon mnn ate almost a peck of applex •t one sitting. Perhftp* be hid just received a doctor bill. « * * The first frost will be nothing to sneeze at. It will bring an end to the hay fever season. A Tax 'Must' For This County Just because Farm Bureau lent such a strong- endoi'sement to the county three-mill road tax, urban dwellers need not get the idea the lax is more beneficial to their country cousins. The three-mill road tax is everybody's business and is good business for all. It will be on your ballot on Nov. 2 and the Courier News wants to join the Farm Bureau and other civic and political leaders over Mississippi County in lending its endorsement to the tax. Actually, this tax was paid for years. Every two years however, it must be approved by the voters. Two years ago, many took for granted the tax would get routine approval of the voters. But the public, tired of taxes of all kinds, voted against it ... in many instances without the slightest idea of just what the tax was used for. Net result was almost disastrous to the county's road and bridge program. Thanks to the able administration with which the county has been blessed, emergency funds were available to take care of the past two years. These funds are no longer sufficient to carry the program for another two years. Thus, the three-mill tax is a must if the majority of Mississippi County's farm to market roads are to be maintained. Without good rural roads, the farmer is less likely to come to town . . . and this should be enough said for any urban merchant. Farmer and businessman should join hands for the passage of this, a tax which is a necessary one to this county. A Sordid Chapter When the history of this 195-1 campaign is written, perhaps the most sordid chapter will be that dealing with the ill- fated effort to tar with the Communist brush the sister of Clifford Case, Republican nominee for the Senate in New Jersey. Campaign.^ in America are naturally inclined to get rough. And this is certainly not the first year a candidate's family has been dragged into combat. But one can never condone such tactics. There is something shockingly primitive about the effort to "get" a man through his family. Basically, it is inhuman. And most of the time it is irrelevant to the issues and the candidate's qualifications—the things that ought to govern a voter's decision. In this instance, Case's sister, a physical education teacher, was alleged to have had Communist-front associations in the early 1940's. Enemies of Cas« within his own party were reported rt- adying a pamphlet for distribution to New Jersey vqters, dealing with Ihii matter. Rumors had circulated in the state for sometime before a newspaper finally decided to print the story. Men in both parties knew the rumors. But it is interesting to note that no one had tried to ascertain the facts until the reported Red link of Case's sister was mentioned. Then a reporter for the New York World Telgram and Sun talked to the ex-Communist educator who supposedly could testify as to that link. And said flatly it was another Miss Case altogether, a woman now dead. Case himself effectively met the challenge, noting the matter of mistaken identity but also frankly conceding that his sister had once openly, but briefly, associated with a leftist study group (not involved in the original charge). He went to the veal core, however, when he declared that all this had nothing to do with his fitness for a Senate seat. "Adelaide Case is not running for the senate," he told his enemies. "Clifford Case is. Smear me, if you can. But leave my sister alone." When he uttered those words, as feelingly as any man would who has suffered the torment of an attack on his family, Clifford Case spoke resolutely for elemental decency in our public life. It is regrettable he had to speak at all. Yet now that he has, he may have made, it a little more difficult for some political in-fighters to strike so low another time. Can't Miss Memo to anybody who likes to plan vacations well in advance by all means go to England next Summer. It seems that the British Sunbathing Association will be making a bid for new members during the hot months of 1955. And it. may turn out to be barely exciting. The BSA (not to be confused with Boy Scouts of America) is going to work it this way: ''Flying squadrons" of pretty young girls dressed in Bikini bathing suits without tops will he tnkon to most of the popular bathing beaches during the summer months. The idea: to collect crowds and rouse interest among prospective members of the association. How can it miss? If pretty girls in girls in evening gowns t-nn promote, ng- snowstiits can promote beer, and pretty arets, then certainly pretty girls in hardly any clothes at all can promote sunshine, and fresh air. By next autumn the BSA (not to he confused with Button Society of America) ought to have a queue of eager cheev- ing, bare novitiates from Dover Bosch to Cornwall waiting to join. VIEWS OF OTHERS Why Fa 11 In Love? A British brnin specialist is engaged in an experiment designed to reveal why people full in love. .Even if it should br possible to find a single answer — and since love means so many different, things to so ninny people it seems impossible there should be any one answer — we're nol sure we'd want it. Think of all the harm that could be done if love is ever reduced to a formula. Presumably, then, it would be possible to make us love anything, even objects And people we might normally detest. Besides, it it could be reduced to n fonvuiln, think of all the fun Chat would be lost in finding the person you ,love. These considerations haven't daunted Dr. W. Grey-Walter, director of London's Burden Neurological Institute. He's determined to learn the answer to one of the world's oldest questions — asked oftencst, we suspect, m the past tense — "Why DID I fall in love?" Though the studies nre not yet over, Dr, Gray-Walter indirntes that thus far it appears that love is bused on inexplicable affinity that has littip to do with common tastes or possessing the .same qualities. "It's a method, a way of doing t limps, a mtntal outlook -- an approach to lite, if you like," he says. That answer is good enough, even though not precise. We say. thonph. let's drop it right here before we spoil it nil. •— Mattoon till.) Journal-Gaeztte. SO THEY SAY A farmer cannot and must not ask of society more than he deserves, even If circumstances make it possible for him to do so.—The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Llgultti of Des Molnes, Iowa. * * * T won't think of. working again for the rest Of my life.—Italian Nicola Saccmni wins t388,880 Soccer pool. * * * New weapons, which only a few years ftRo were mere dreiml.s me now available for our defense. —Defenw Secretory Wilson. ," T It Never Fails to Upset Her Train of Thought! Peter Idson's Washington Column —Chief Justice Earl Warren Was Victim of One of Those Windfalls WASHINGTON—(NEA) ~ If any ntrl of the federal housing "windfall" scandal ever reaches the U.S. supreme Court, Chief Justice Earl Warren may have lo disqualify limsett from taking part i| the leclsion. He has been one of the iutims. When the new Chief Justice first lit town with ills family he moved nto the newly-finished, plush Woodner Hotel. It now turns out that $80,000 worth of detective fees spent in connection with the builder's divorce, were included in (he cost of the government-financed building. This increased the rent tf the apartments and of course . iroughL Warren into the problem ns an interested party. petroleum-producing- state of Texas is about out of gas?" Humphrey askctl jokingly. "It's my guess that there may he a tahlespoonful left in the tank," (he chagrined chauffeur replied, "somebody just forgot to fill the tank this morning." They barely made it to the next gas .station. Tn case any young Republicans have a burning urge to organize a torchlight parade for a candidate, the Young Republican Federation of the national committee provides them with the following instructions In a special pamphlet: "Five foot poles should be used. I At one end wrap either cotton cloth A couple of weeks ago when Sec- j or burlap very tightly. Dampen the •etary of Treasury George Hum- n i K ht before and then soak in a phrey \vns down in Tnxns to sp.-nk . mixture of white gns and crank- at a tax institute meeting .sponsor- I case oil. Under the wrapped end by the University of Te.xas, ' slide a large can which has a hole Governor Allan Shivers made his j the snme size as the pole. Then personal car nnd chauffeur avail- : place two hails In the pole just unable to him. Shivers was gom^ to , der the can to kep it from dropping be out of town. [on the carrier during the parade." Humphrey was delighted al this The pamphlet also gives this ad- courtesy, and decided to do .some vice: sightseeing. After inspecting most "if cars are to be used there of Austin, Humphrey tumid him- , should be at least 20, with as many self in the country just outside ol i convertibles as possible. Expensive own. i cars should be avoided if possl- "I hour there's n biy Ink* 1 np;n' , ble." lere." he said to the chauffeur. | THE DEMOCRATIC National 'Can we drive over then- to committee is recommending that see It?" j wherever a local candidate finds a "I'm afraid not right now." the billboard with a picture of his op- ^hnuffeur said. ponent shaking hands with Presi- 'iial dent Eisenhower, that he erect; <'al ' next to it n picture of himself! 'Don't tell me that the p car ol the governor of tin shaking hands with a typical voter of that area. U. S. ,-VRMV Provost Marshal General William Maglin has put his MPs back on their feet. "Whenever possible we have increased the number of MPs who walk beats," he reports, "and I can say that the walking patrolman Is a greater deterrent to crime than the man in a roving jeep or sedan." He gives these results: "Our Incidents. Army-wide, have dropped. I note a decrease in Europe of almost seven per cent in military offenders for the first six months of 1954, as compared with the previous six months. This drop is reflected in our prisoner population in Europe. We had approximately 1400 in January of this year and in June the population dropped to 975. UNDERSECRETARY of Labor Larson turned to poetry recently to illustrate how Issues should be looked at in simple terms. He read the following rhyme to a meeting of the Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies at New Orleans: "There was a man who had a clock, His name was Matthew Mears, And every day he wound that clock For eight and twenty years. And then one day he found that clock An eight-day clock to be, And a madder man than Matthew Mears You would not wish to see." . / T~*\ . P tlX UOCtOr JCiS— By Written for NEA Service EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. It Is particularly distressing to •e a small infant with that p<-sk\ nulsiuice, the common cold. The from the hody. The onJy thing which has really Mood the test of time so far is always si-em so extremely iinconi- j rest in bed. If children—or grown- fortable and as (hough their led- j ups—went to bed at the first sign Ings were hurt by this sit-Ml cruelly in the world. There are some questions ubou', cold.s which bear particularly on children. Mrs. L. a.sks whether it is trim that babies cannot c.iirh cold unless they get the germ truin another person. The answer is (bin it. is almost certainly true. s:uce j cold.s arc caused by viruses which are spread from person to person Certainly someone with a cold should stay away from babies who are just as susceptible to catching cold as the rest of us. Mrs. H. says that she has tmu- : , ble with her children getting colds ( I and tliat she does not like to give j them drugs or pencillm. There :s Indeed little reaso nto ft't'l tint of much value in Iv do not act on I of a cold and used steam inhnla- lions, their colds would almost certainly not last so long. Also such sensible practice would prevent exposure of others. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Watch Yourself in Making a Free Bid By OSWAL1? J.VCORT Written for S'EA Service When you make a free bid with a rather poor hand you must expect to get into some difficult contracts. That's all right, of course, siderable danger of losing a heart, a diamond and two clubs even II Begley managed to guess who had the queen of spades. Be.qley promptly made his best play from the dummy at the third trick — by leading the three of clubs. This strange play is very Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By ERKINE JOHNON NBA tall Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — The Laugh Parade: Sign in a North Hollywood food market: "Customers wanted, no expert ence necessary." Burt Lancaster vows it happened in Kentucky, on location for his new film, "The Kentuckian." An assistant director called for the movie's still man (photographer) over the public address system and a grizzled old-timer nearby whispered: "Don't fa hollerin' like thatfl Television's bright new comic, George Gobel. broke the home- screen applause meter with this one. "I was sitting at home having a conversation with my wife. That's something we do when the TV set is broken." The touring "Caine Mutiny Court Martial" played a college auditorium in Moorehead, Minn. Because the stage was too small, 80 heavy cafeteria tables were set together and used as a stage instead. "Those tables, writes Paul Douglas, "never held so niuch ham." HAL PEARY says his favorite Italian restaurant is now serving a Marion Lanza special. Preheated spaghetti with meat balls, canned two years ago. A story Eddie Cantor uses on the subject of having fun while you're alive: "Jimmy Walker was the toast of New York for many years before he died. When he passed away, they put on a testimonial [or him in a large theater. George Jessel was the master of ceremonies. There were only 15 people in the theater and, after Jessel looked around, he said: "Have fun. You don't live long after you're dead." Zippy, the chimp who plays Chela in the latest Tarzan film, "Tarzan's Hidden Jungle." visited a night club with his owner, Le Ecuyer. While Lee was talking to a friend Zippy, who had a penchant for telephones, wandered over to one of the phone booths. There was a fellow inside who was feeling no pain. When he finally completed his conversation, he opened the door and came face to face with the patient chimp, standing there as if waiting his turn at the phona.e But the bleary-eyed one was up to the occasion. "I beg your pardon," he said to the chimp. "I'm an actor. I kept you waiting: because 1 thought you were my agent." OVERHEARD at the Mocambo: "Some girls think low-cut evening gowns arc Indecent. Others 75 Years Ago In NORTH (D) 4 A983 V AQ85 « 5 + AJ63 EAST WEST VJ62 VK10B4 4 K 1082 4AJ763 + Q974 * K 10 SOUTH AKJ1052 V73 « Q94 4852 North-South vuL North Ewt Soirtk We* 14 1 » 1* Pan <» Past Pant Paw Opening lead—» i unlikely to lose anything as long as it is assumed (from the bld- if you can then play^the cards as ding that East must hold at least one high club. If East has both high clubs, he Nearly every year our hopes an- | raised by the announcement of at i least one new wonder cure for colds. Year after year these hopps are dashed. In spite of the ennr- mous number of "cold cures" ,1:; the market, the statement "tha: no substances available at pit-sent ctvn be relied on to prevent 01 cure the common cold" still holds good. Nevertheless, nose drops, inhal- championships. Begley would be the first to admit that he was "light" for his flee response of one spade. Theoretically, Xhe' should have held about a king more 1:1 which case ft coil >p.ides would be child's play. West opened the deuce of diamonds, and East won with the ace. East couldn't see any appetizing returns up to dummy's three suits, so he led anotherdlamond,forcing will surely step up and win the first club trick, nnd declarer may manage LO set up dummy's jack in time to discard a heart. Actually, East had only one of '" nnv .^ n , e '° the missing club picture cards, but ^ f ,: ' ne wns a " aid to !»»>' the IOT ° f lorn cluo _ v He w . flvercc , uncertainly f or a moment and then played his king. This was all declarer needed to make his contract. He could even- ants, liquid and solid medicines. ' Aum myl or u ff. This was East's gargles, special diets, lemon ernes ; 6M , retum slnce h e couldn't pre- and innumerable treatments be used by thousands. The .supply of moisture to the nose nnd throat by means of aieam Inhalations is probably ot some ent declarer from ruffing diamonds In the dummy sooner or later. It was clear to declarer that East had overcalled with a rather help at the very beginning. Car- , shflbb dl . mon d suit nnd there- thnrtlcs or laxatives nre hardly lie. | (fl| . c p,. obaD i y had considerable slrnble unless needed for other r sons, nnd if used to extremes these tually finesse through West for the queen of clubs, thus losing only one trick in the suit. Since, the queen of spades obligingly showed up on the second round of the suit. Bogley made his contract, losing only one heart, one diamond and one club. sltlc stren) , t ),. Hence the heart (In- | DO-rT-YOURSKLf 1 Is » national ^^ ^ P |. 0 t,.ibl>' doomed to even- cr.i.-.e. but so far no secretary has may cause loo much loss ol thuds i tual Ulluri, and ther« wa> coa- ' lost her Job.-r-Ellavllla tO».)'»un. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Holland have purchased the C. R. Layman residence, 1101 West Main Street, and will move there soon. Plans for a hot tamale supper were made by members of intermediate girls auxiliary when they met yesterday afternoon at the aome of their counselor, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook. The Nazi press today declared the time had come to subject the British Isles to merciless bombardment. Miss Betty Ebert sophomore at Hendrix College, Conway, has been named to the Le Vendredi Francias French Club there. Miss Ebert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Ebert, is also a member of the choral group. Theta Mu social sorority and the Hendrix Christian Association. have good figures." Robert Mitchum and Broderlck Crawford played the roles of doctors in "Not as a Stranger." When Brod finished his work in the film, he found a goodby gift in his drest- Ing room from Mitchum. It was a large X-ray photograph of fkMomach, warmly inscribed: "So you'll know me when next we meet. Sincerely, Bob." Sign seen by Rodney Bell in a small Oklahoma town: "Go slow. This Is a one-heari* town." A HOLLYWOOD producer, it's being told, put an ad in the paper for an exceptional pigeon to play a role in a new movie. Next morning his secretary announced that a pigeon was waiting to see him about the ad. "In person?" said the producer with a surprised look. His secretary nodded. "Well then throw him out," yelled the producer. "How good can he be? He ain't even got an agent!" Sign in a TV producer's office: "If there's anything I dislike, it's one thing more than another." A Hollywood hat designer had a telephone order from a movie starlet. "Is the hat for a short or a long bob?" asked the designer. There was a moment's silence and the starlet giggled: "This Bob is about six feet tall!" Overheard at the races: "Not that I'm a sore loser, you understand, but this horse comes up to me in the grandstand and asks, TVhlch way did they go'?" Farley Granger's leading the pack of candidates for the title role in "Joseph and Hte Brethren." . . . Sight of the year: Jack Palance rehearsing a Spanish flamenco dance for U-I's "Kiss of Fire." There were so many silent screen stars at La«ry Potter's Supper Club the other night to watch mimic Arthur Blake, as clever as ever, that when a starlet walked in, somebody whispered loudly: "Ah, here comes somebody from the talkies." Liberace is preparing a movis flash—a major studio contract lor a film about a pianist. It's said not to be autobiographical. The candle budget alone would be fantastic. And Hollywood, after all. is counting its pennies these days. LITTLi LIZ— School days are the happiest of your life—providing your ktds ar« old enough to go, €MU * HOLLYWOOD hires a czar to keep its celluloid pure. Now the comic books have hired a czar. Why don't the motor magnates of Detroit go straight and cut out the horsepower-race foolishness?—Montgomery ( Advertiser. MISSOURI spent $8,700,030 shipping 717,000 tons of hay to drought irea cows. Did anyone check to see if a cow's trip to the hay would have left them contented cheaper? — St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Tool Chest Answer to Previous Puzzla ACROS8 3 Occidental 1 Hack 4 Foundation* 4 Wire nail 5 Rai '« 8 Toothed bar > Ascended 12Metal-bearing 'Put on rock 8 Levels 13 Of aircraft 9 Hu « U Measure of 10 Ma 'ayan i land da «er i IS Legal matters H Retained 16 Holiness " Deal e f 18 Rags I9 Sull > 20 Smoke, at 2 3 Gets "P bacon 24 Snee P cries 21 Goddess of the 25 English dawn princess 22 Ages 2e German city 24 Baronet (ab.j 27 Vocal 26 Geraint's wife «-«hoIng 27 Rodent 30 Papal revenuei 32 Calm 34 AnoinU 35 Wiped out JS Indian wtlght 37 Beaki 39 Cuts, as grate 40 Decrease 41 Metal il Atlantic or ; Pacific Hi Conducts a '• retrial ,40 French lac« '51 Born SSTry 53 Motion plcturt 54 Feline 55 Intimidate. 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