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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGl SIX BLYTHEVILLE (^RK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 19M THE BLYTMKVILLI COURIER NEWS THI COURIER MEWS CO. H. W, HAINES, Publish«r KARRT A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publish* PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager SolS National Advertising Representative*: 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, J917. Member ol The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES! By carrier in the city of Blyheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, 16.50 per year. »3.50 for six months, J2.00 for three monthts; by mail outside 50 mile K>ne, 112.50 per year payable In advance. MEDITATIONS But he himself turned »s»ln from lh « quarrlw ihat were by Gilsal, and said. I have » ««ret errand unto thee, O klnf: who salrl, Keep silence. And »U that stood by him went out from him. -Judje. S:19. * * f SHenoe! coeval with eternity! thou wert ere Natures »elf began to be; thine was the sway ere Heaven was formed on earth, ere fruitful thought conceived creation's birth.—Pop*. BARBS An Indiana couple was divorced and then remarried jiiit before a son wu born. Love, honor and Oh, Boy! * * ¥ Lots at people are discovering that, while it was hard to come back from « vacation, It's harder to stage the financial comeback. * * * Bein? broke Is nothin e to brag about, hut people often write home about It. X- * * We still havent seen the last rose of summer. Stick around, bud! * * * Don't kick about the price of women's fall hat*, hubbies. Get your laugh and forget it. So You Thought Your Vote Didn't Matter? If you didn't vote Tuesday because you thought your vote wouldn't make any difference, a quick glance at the final unofficial totals in Blytheville's mayor's race should convince you that your vote is always important and always counts. It takes a tight contest like that to bring: this fact home to us, but, when it comes to the point, of a few votes in thousands deciding the issue, then each vote appears magnified far beyond its singular importance. And there is another reason your vote is important. Not only does it give you the opportunity to express your opinion on candidates and issues, it makes our system operate the way it is supposed to. When all the qualified voters cast a ballot in an election our representative system of government becomes truly representative. Though Tuesday's election set a record with its "1,000 voters, it still represents only about Go percent of the qualified voters. That approaches the national average for voting. However, we noted recently that. English elections pull 80 percent and better of qualified voters to the polls. Thus, B5 percent, though good for us, represents no ceiling. A breath-takingly close election such as that of Tuesday serves a very fine purpose in reminding us of the import/- ance of every vote. Wanted by Dems: An Issue Adlai Stevenson, whose announcement of presidential candidacy later this month is taken for granted, is entering a period of test and he knows it. On many sides he has heard it said that he must "make a fight, of it." By that is meant that he must show a willingness to take on all comers, both within and without his party. That includes readiness to match strength in various ]956 presidential primaries with any other Demeocrats who may choose to run. Recently Minnesota leaders endorsed him and urged him to enter their primary. A day earlier Stevenson had given a Minnesota audience a sample of hi« fighting talk. He said the Republicans are "creating and encouraging the illusion" that all ig well "or at least better" in both the foreign and domestic field. In his view the illusion is false. What he appeared to be saying wai that the nation is not so prosperous »§ the GOP claims, nor is it so close to peace as constant emphasis on the new "Geneva spirit" suggests. This sort of talk may or may not sound good to Democratic twri in §om* future primary test. There is surely a question how well it will be received by voters generally. In the first placer both before and after the summertime Geneva meeting "at the summit," many key Republicans in government, warned against expecting too much from the conference. They did not allege "miracles" as Stevenson declared. Secondly, outside the farm area, wherever everyone acknowledges I he problem of the long price decline, the evidence does not seem to lend much support to Stevenson's contention that prosperity is an illusion. Certain it is that there are bad tin- employment spots, but so there were in the prosperous years under the Democrats. Some of these have been stubbornly unyielding for years. Certain it is, too, that there are dangers in present prosperity — the expansion of credit, renewal of inflation, and so on. But one needs only to look back to the pre-Eisenhower years to realize that perils of this sort are bipartisan. The truth is that if the Democrat were in the saddle today they would be glad to take credit for the present condition of the country. Surely issues exist or will develop on which Democrats may vigorously and honestly oppose the party in power. The GOP is no more perfect than were the Democrats before them. But Stevenson, seeking out this combat ground, has begun with an artifical effort that is not too likely to register well with Americans who have their own eyes to see how things are. Diet of Crises In the old days, a standard joke used to he that Latin American countries were so in turmoil that government overthrow was a regular event. Some wag once faked a dispatch from a South American land which read: "Heavy rains here caused postponement of the usual Monday revolution." It looks as if the locale of that joke should now be shifted to France. Revolution isn't the order of the day, but votes of confidence are. Premier Edgar Faure has had so many in recent times that he must count it a dull week when his overnment isn't hanging by a hair. If he has many more of these tests some French manufacturer may decide to sponsor the program on TV. VIEWS OF OTHERS Move Over, Dodo Success - A To Z Armed services brass who have gotten into hot water by speaking out of turn might consider a story which Rep. Sidney R, Yates (D-Ill.) tolls about the late Albert Einstein. Asked to give his formula for success in life, Einstein snid he could do It In a mathematical equation. "If 'A* Is success In life," the mathematician said, "I would say the equation is 'A' equals 'X', plus 'Y', plus '7,', 'X' being work and *Y' being piny." "But what is ' Z'?" asked the interviewer. "Z," Em- stein replied, "is keeping quiet ftt the right time." — Philadelphia Inquirer. SO THEY SAY One of the greatest truimphs in the Soviet "war of smiles" may be that it has, veasswed Americans "that nil Is well."—Adlai Stevenson. * * * I have a great admiration for (Ohio's) Governor (Frank) Lausch*. I think he is a middle-of- the-road Dcmocrnt and the others are pretty far over to the left.—Sen. Richard B. Russell iD., Gfi.) thinks Lnusche would m»ke "a strong dark horse nomination. The Great Elephant Hunt I Peter Edson's Washington Column — \ Teamsters' Magificeni Palace Good Sign of Labor's Prosperity What has happened to tin; front porch? That is the question aokcd in a aii'rent Saiurrhiy Even- Ing Post editorial, and it hajs a sad answer. The front porch is becoming extinct like the dodo, the passenger pigeon ami Senator McCarthy. Now, a.s the Post points out, houses nre being built with patios. brim 1 ways, terraces and backyard fireplace areii.s. But. few front porches. Maybe the automobile Is responsible. Who wants to swing ReuUy to the creaking of the chains when there is available a .speed of 65 and more on thr highway? Who wants to eat, poundcake and .sip lemonade in a corner of the porch made cool by a green bamboo shade when there's a drive-in out a piece to serve hotdogs and pop? Then, for (.hat mailer, who wants to court on the front steps when a low-slung convertible with radio attached makt's a girl's ryes gleam? And neighborly conversulion as rocking chairs make a pattern of rhythm is gone. Everybody is inside looking at television, or gone to the movie*, or dropping in at, l-he drugstore, or just out. Time and the automobile and outside diversions have replaced the need for a front porch. That's the answer. Who wants to be out of step with the mode?—Greenville Piedmont. WASHINGTON —. i.NEAl — Dedication of the new, five-million- dollar while marble palace headquarters for President Dave Beet! nnd his International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America be noted as one of the really socinlly significant signs of the 1111105. Il is a far cry from what would have been observed in the good old days. Then a ne\v "Teamsters' Hall" would be opened over a sn- [oon in a section on the wronr side of tin- tnu-k^ known affectionately IT "Hell's Half Ai-re." At the now Teamsters' headquarters, all, all iy inorierne and un- mortaaircd — probably the only iinmon uup'ed buildincr in tmvn. , During I'!'.' f:'--t few days, this n-;>wj seat of power h:n been open lorj inspection by a bug-eyed public. | BUL were the cuides husky. tie!<"-5;j warehousemen in shirtsleves point-! i- out, "Dis v:ay to rie lib'ary 1 ''] Not on your life. ! They were nonunion college boyj SUide^. f hat'.- wnar they were,; hived for the occasion to dirert. jinunniatically. ihe mi»hty and t-'.e musses on their \vuv to the nrit- hou^e. and don't step ihmu-di the picture windows. Now tins marks the darn near ultimate in the Triumph of Labor with capital letters, please. When the Toilers can hire young Intel lectuals to do their menial chores and face a strike and picket lizie of their own oifice help. Great Day has arrived. The President's forthcoming White House Conference on Education had better mark it well. The Teamsters' heaven is o course only one of a number o new landmarks the rubberneck bus spielers now point out to tourists Machinists Elect riral Workers Steelwork ers nnd others are put ling- up now office buildings all over downtown. The American Federation of Labor — soon to mpree with the. Congress of Industrial Organizations — has its own new head- ouarters near ing completion. Its top-floor auditorium and balcony overlook the White House itself. It- towers over a church to make the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Treasury look like '•firry old dumps. If U.S. Steel. DuPont. Genera Kelectric. any of the auto giants! nr The power trust were to move] ij't'ir main officers to Washinglonl Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By KRSK1NE JOHNSON' NE.V Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Notable Quotable.*: SIR CEDRIC HARDWICKK — "I was brought up In the same district in England thnt produces Worcestershire sauce, which goes very well with ham." PAT O'BHIBM, about his happy wood's lovers is like kissing a board fence. I never get a thrill out of it. All it does is smear the mak»- up." DOLORES CRAY, on accepting an MOM movie contract with a no-TV clnusr: "It was a sacrifice financially. I make a tremendous amount of money in TV. I pondered long and well about giving marriage: "Eloise and I are hap-1 up a medium thnt makes starj pily married because we agree[ overnight. But in the long run, I enthusiastically about everything that's important and disagree violently about things that aren't." decided, if you're successful In motion pictures, there can be no greater medium." DIRECTOR GICORGE STEVENS, about movie audiences: "The aud- JOANNE DRU, defending the word "debut" for her Broadway acting in the play. "Deadfall" :"I ience! They know much more about say this is my Broadway debut entertainment than anyone else. because I've been on the New York All because they always know what stage only once before. I was In the chorus of 'Hold On to Your they want. And when we, the makers . . or 1 motion pictures know it, Hats.' But I couldn't dance and I we succeed. This fact never they shoved me into the back row! changes. They are the heart of the where nobody saw me. So \ve don't i matter, in that infinite wisdom of count that." DAVID XIVEN. about Hollywood: "I'm grateful to the 'idiots theirs, and we must go along with them." FRANK I.OVEJOY. on how the in our business. If it weren't for; tremendous impact of TV served the spectacular people, we'd be a! to lower his IQ with pals: "Sev- dull lot. I don't go for these photo-' era! years ago my friends used graphs of actresses doing home! to tell me how bright I was for cooking. I'd rather see them lying! not gelling a series of my own. around on leopard skins cracking' Nowadays they delight in telling their whips." j me how stupid I am for not being GEORGE M. GOBEL, after his! on TV regularly and why didn't first movie: "The nice thins about! I have any foresight?" pictures is you don't have to make! any decisions. A wardrobe man i. - en tells you when to change your) pants." j HARRY BARRIS. the singer, al-i t-~r his fifth marriage: "I just can't let Artie Sha\v beat me." i MILTON BERLE. putting the) "Not For Me" sign on working inj telefilms: "I've always been known) as a brash, forceful kind of a guy! " Godfrey Never Talks To Anyone By BOB THOMAS NEW YORK on — Manhattan memos: and put tip '-usiness chateaux of Teamster-type — complete \vithj board rooms, Cine nuns theaters! seating 500. cafeterias and coffee- break rooms for the lesser help- there \vould be wild wails of warning. Several alarmists hav3 crawled out on the end of their flagpoles to predict that Walter Reuther was aiming to be president of th United States. I Things aren't thataway yet. But Reuther and AFL President George | Meany do call on Secretary ofj State John Foster Dulles every sol often, to tell him what's wrong with I his foreign policy. Believe some of the Labor Tycoon? and the 30-hour, four-day week with guaranteed annual time- and-a-half off and pensions at age 55 is just around the corner. Herbert Hoover in his balmiest predictions of 1929 was never so optimistic. If the Communists really want to know what a workers' paradise is like, just, show .'em the Team-i sters* HQ. Adam in the Garden ofj Eden never had it like Dave Beck. the Labor boss capitalist. And when you call him that, you don't have- to smile. Congratulations are order. who likes to ad lib. This would be lost on films." ROSALIND RUSSELL, about why :'he stopped playing career women, on the screen: "Audiences didn't) One thing that's hard for a Hoi- like the sophisticated girls I played I b'wood reporter to get used to: —they weren't human. My clothes] me ethereal nature of some New were as monotonous as the woman j York. TV stars, i pi.'.yed." | Foi> instance, when this innocent JACK LEMMO.N'S, about his! asked about an interview with name: "The studio wanted to: Arthur Godfrey, the shocked reply change it. I'll grant you that it was - "Oh, he never talks to any- sure isn't pretty, but then again who can ever forget it, besides the public?" | BARBARA STAMVYCK: "Don'tl IP' anyone tell you Hollywood is a ° ne -" Except, maybe the unemployment office? .... Marilyn Monroe, girl producer, get into the TV field. She town full of lucky Illiterates. Itj dropped the hint that her Marilyn isn't. Acting is a business and; Monroe Productions might dip into should be conducted as such." ! tne TV market, though it's doubt- GILBERT ROLAXD: "In every ful if she would be in the produc- woman, there is something mem- tions. . orable. And every woman can be nteresting if she is what she - a real woman." MAR!' ASTOR: "Kissing Holly- New York TV circles exhibit Is' little concern about the move of many shows to California. Industry workers say the main reason for the westward trend is the lack. of facilities here. . . . Show time : Best of the new plays is "Diary of Anne Prank." It's beautifully staged with humor ed with a jump bid in his better minor suit. Thi:> led to 'he excellent contract of five clubs. There wasn't much to the play. anc * humanity and ornamented by South won the opening spade lead i a ? em °'f ^ performance by Susan with the ace. cashed the ace of di-| Slrasberg .... "Will Success amends, and entered dummy with] Spil Rock Hunter" has a lot of the ace of clubs to discard his los-i g°°d laughs, especially for Holly- ing spades on ton diamonds. West I wo °d ears. Although brightened by ruffed, and East later got the kinp! Orson Bean and Jayne Mansfield, of clubs, but was safe. the game contract Sunday School Lesson— Written for HBA Serviw Hy W1U-IAM E. G1LKOY, D.I). Recently a workman. hiu'Iily skilled, nnd a man ihoughtful ;tnd well read beyond his particular tield, came to my home to give a .spei'ial .st.-rvicf. When hr- found that I was a nimi-u-r i he had not knovui it bi'foiT' hi 1 evidently wanu'd to lalk about religion and we iaH;ed a [ lout; time after In* had done the work he came to do. Thoughtless people would h:ive called him a skeptic, or an aihie>r. Actually hr w.i.s a man ol yooti character, very sincere, brought up in a religious environment. He formerly a I [ended a church where a ' loim-time intimate frit'ml 01 minr was pastor, for whom he had huh and well-de.servec! praise. But, hi.s prehcnt attitude typified in the question: "How can we know?" 11 T no\V recall the incident and the conversation it is because I believe that many people, who are noi so frank in stating their doubts, ; who even perhaps try to conceal them from themselves, are actually; in much the same suite. ; It has been my observation that the arguments and helps commonly offered such people are of little; avail. They have, been written tor the most part, by those to whom. fa nh comes easily nnd they side- j step the real problems and diffi- j cullies. Argument is of little use, It J is also not of much use to assert • one's own convictions, especially if. they are asserted dogmaiically, or; with nny suggestion of superiority. My friend did not so much qucs- Uou the beui^ ol God, as he did ih« nature of God, if God existed. He nskort nip whether I believed that God is a person, to which I replied j thnt it is no more unreasonable to bolieve in the. personality of God thnn to believe in one's own personality. After all. how much do we know about the mystery of personality either in man or in God? All of this brings me back to the, I significance of Jesus. It, is useless. to make little of iho difficulties of belief In this vast nnd complex world. Its immensity Is almost overpowering when one contemplates the stars beyond stars and worlds beyond worlds. Hut nutunst. thnt. immensity one must conlem- plnte, also, the inflnlteshnally small things, unsficn ever by the most powerful microscope, upon which life and all else depends. So, for me, the one argument for God, the sanctions for moral living. 'he meaning of life arid destiny, are bound up in Jesus, in His life and leaching, and all that the Gospels rrvcol. I would myself have grave uoubts. and a wh:it-can-we-know at- iaide were it no for the historic reality in the Gospels. To .ask. "did Jesus live?" is fu;ii'\ when one considers the actuality of the Gospels—there in the liv- \\\.: pages are the records of a life ,:::il ministry that nothing can take away. And there is direct and positive teaching concerning man's highest life and relationships. That is my evidence for God. and inr all that God means for man. If one cannot find God in the Gospe!?., nnd some positive answer to "what can we know?" I do not know where the answer can be found. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Expert Subs Bid for Double By OSWALD .IACOBT Written for NEA Service Earlier this week I discussed ! briefly an unusual bid of two no; Inunp that didn't mean what it srt'med to. mean. Today's hand gives me the chance to go into this matter more fully. What .should North do when the opening bid of one spnde is passed around to him? Certainly he shouldn't sell out to East by passing. Ii North doubles for a takeout. THE KIDNAPING of the U. S. Naval Academy's mascot billy goat before Barnes with Pittsburgh and l-vnii State recalls the theft of the Kentucky-Tennessee barrel, but how anyone can get away with a barrel or a biUy goat is the real mystery.— U'Miigton Herald. IF THERE'S anything harder to throw away than an old wastebas- kot. I'd like to know what it is. Garbage men just won't believe you »ant to throw it out and they won't iurk It up,—Tallahassee Democrat. LITTLE LIZ ' /'m ' ^* * ™ There ore three classes of sru- dents — those who think, those who think they think, ond those who'd rather Hunk than think. WEST A 53 ¥107652 * J76S 4 102 North Pass 2 NT. 5 + NORTH (D) 11 A.T84 VNone « K Q 1054 # A 9 7 6 4 EAST AKQ 1076 VAKJ • 983 *K8 SOUTH 4 A92 VQ8843 * A *QJ53 Neither side vul. East Somtk Wnt 1 * Pass Pass Pass 4 A Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—4 5 South is almost sure to bid hearts. At best, this may cause confusion; and It may cause a disaster if South gets his teeth into the bidding. Should North bid one of his minor suits? Which one? After all. he may get only one chance. If he picks the wrong 10, he may run into n loss instead of producing a profit. The unusual overcall of two no- tnmip .solves the problem when your partner Is »n expert. He knows that you. bid asks him to choose one of the minor suits. He also knows that you have » good enough' hand to feel reasonably safe (it three clubs or three diamonds. In today's hand, South read the niessuge accucately. Since South bad quite t good hand, he respond- Q—The bidding has been: Soy'.h West North East 1 Heart Pas» 2 Hearts Pass ? You, South, hold: AK3 VAQJ53 »AJ4 4>K 8 5 What do you do? A—Bid three no-trump. This jump shows a hand that was too stronjr for an openlnt bid of one no-trump. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: 4KJ3 VJ7653 »AQ *AKJ What do you do? Answer Tomorrow it's mighty slim stuff. "Damn Yankees' and "Fanny" are the musicals, together with Ulfl long - running "Pajania Game." Gwon Verdon of "Yankees" is the sexiest dancer since Salome. . . . Wonderment: Why a motionless musical like "Silk Stockings" has lasted a year and still draws standees. . . . You'd fhink there would be .some notice outside the theater when a star like Ezio Penza is out of a show. The announcement wns merely made from the stage before "Fanny" began. . . . "No Time for Sergeants' is about as funny as a show ought to be. The latrine scene is the biggest laugh on the stage since Ensign Pulver walked onstage in a billow of sucls in "Mister Roberts". . . . Oddest sight to a California boy: Looking out the hotel window and seeing something flaky in the air during a rainstorm. Too big for smog. It must have been snow. Working People Answer to Previous Punts ACROSS 1 Page • 4 Singer, Vaughn 8 Talk Idly 12 He works in the zoo 13 Cravats 14 A bishop wears one 3 Day before today 4 They work in show business 5 Assistant 6 School book 7 Viper STholl fish (pi.) 9 He works at not working 10 Competent 26 Snake 41 Sharpens I^T IniaH ««»•"- "•" * — - -jnutiv. . 1^ Oiid[pt:ii 16 Flexible '' 9 M " S . work 27 ?° be wis hed 42 Damage uses it \L 18 Came in 20 Musical instruments 21 Worm 22 Shade Uees 24 Army post 26 Operatic tolo j 5 y°" ' 27 Expire . 30 Verily 32 Water mammals J4Gaied fixedly 35 Slip knots 3D Plaything 37 Carded fabric* 39 Sag* 40 Father 41 Pronoun 42 Speed 45 Kind ol b»ttery 4> M>ki cetMn 81 Swamp 92 Erect S3 Indolent 94 Fall behind 65 Educator. Thomas —— 96 Dregs 57 Diminutive . sufflxM DOWN 1 Uncovered 1 Unclosed from them for 17 Vegetable 28 Angers 19 Natural fat 29 Essential 23 They're jungle being kings 24 A fighter 43 Bewildered 44 Glance over 46 Baked clay 47 Horned 31 Weirder ruminant 33 High structure 48 They go with 38 Horse's rearing ham 40 Severe -50 Sesame W m*

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