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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1954 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS rax COURUK HXWS oo. R. w HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINBS. Mltor, Awlettnt Publisher PAUL D. HUMAM, Advertlrinj aianwf _ Sole National Advertistnt Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chlca«o, Detroit, Atlanta, MemphU. ' Entered as second elm matter «t the post- offloe at Blythevllle, Artantu, under Kt ol Con- grew, October 9. 1917. _ Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier in the city ol Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier serriot ii maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius ol 50 miles, 15.00 per jear, J2.50 (or six months. »U5 tor three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone. 112.50 per Tear payable In advance. Meditations God th»H hear, «nd afflict (hem, even he th»t ibldeth of old. S»I»h. Becauu llwy have n« ch»mei, therefore they fear not God. —Pealml 55:19. * * '» It is not the will of God to give us more, troubles than will bring us to live by laith on Him; He loves us too well to give us a moment of uneasiness for our good. — Jules Romalns. Barbs At soon u dad geU out »11 the storm he'll be lorry he didn't fix the varloua broken panes last ipring. « * * Two men were ureited for forgery In nilnol«. Bid itrm of the time*. * * * What the average wife Jaya goe«—particularly M she happens to be talking about money. * # * A Mlnnetott doctor MJI you'll lire longer If jo. w«r fewer clothee. A fine time of year to be telllnr m that. » W » *i many areas the fiihlng »a«on to about to close and folki better get their storlee In befor* all the big pnea gotten away. A Firm Friend Nine years ago few American* would have imagined that today one of the great U. S. universities would be honoring- the head of the German Nation. But the once-hated enemy lias now become our ally—against a new and perhaps deadlier enemy. And Chancellor Adenauer, the German leader just honored af Columbia University, has proved one of this country's firmest friends. Adenauer seems destined to go down in history as one of the real stalwarts of the post war era. He has played a big role in leading his country, divided though it is between East and West, along the road to-economic recovery. He has correctly measured the Soviet peril, and boldly sought to align the German people with the free forces of the West. In pursuit of this goal he has made himself one of the staunchest advocates of European political and economic unity. And to achieve it he has been willing many times to keep 8 tight reign on resurging national aspirations in Germany. The most recent example was at Paris, where in the interest. of agreement on a pact bringing sovereignty to Germany and authorizing German armed forces under NATO command, Adenauer accepted a settlement on the disputed Saar region which seems more favorable to France than to his country. No one would pretend Adenauer has forgotten he is a German, or that he is not acting in what he conceives to be the best interests of Germany. But it is fortunate for us and all the West that he sees those interests as most closely linked with our fortunes, rather than with the hostile Communist world. It is fortunate, too, that Adenauer is sufficiently adroit politically to maintain his position of leadership within Germany. That task often has been exceedingly difficult, but the aged German has been equal to it. Adenauer's remarkable personal performance, especially in its recent phases, has the effect of transferring the spotlight once again to France, the reluctant helper. Viewing the Paris pact from this side of the Atlantic, one would expect the Saar provisions to promise improvement in Franco-German relations. Indeed, the tenor of the entire agreement is such as to suggest an easing of ancient tensions. The French are under pressure like they have' never known before. With so many- of their alibis for delay now stripped away, they know the finger will point accusingly »t them if they should fail to ratify the Paris decisions. But even if they do ratify, It may still b» accurate to My that, ironically, a German, building from the bitter ashes or a dictator's defeat, has done more to promote the safety of the free world than any liberty-loving Frenchman. . VIEWS OF OTHERS Justices From Dixie The proposal of Acting Oov. Charley E. Johns that President Elsenhower appoint a jurist sympathetic to the South as successor to Justice Robert H. Jackson on the Supreme Court may make a headline here and there but still scarcely accomplish anything-else. Johns has wired the President— and has urged the other southern governors to send similar telegrams—that "It would appear to be extremely lilting that at least one member of the highest tribunal be cognizant and understanding toward the tremendous upheaval occasioned by the segregation decision." It h not generally realized but the South already has considerable representation on the Supreme Court. There are: Justice Hugo L. Black, a native ol Birmingham, Ala., a former U. S. senator from Alabama, and even—according to the testimony at his confirmation hearing—a one-time member of the Ku Klux Klan. Justice Stanley F. Reed; a native ol Mason County, Ky., schooled at the University of Virginia, a Kentucky lawyer and member of the Kentucky Assembly for many years Justice Tom C. Clark, a native of Dallas, Tex. graduate of the University of Texas, and a practicing attorney In Texas, for many years, before going to Washington. These three Justices, born and rcard In the South, telt compelled to hold with their colleagues in a unanimous decision that public school segregation is unconstitutional. When it comes to formulating the decree for carrying out the decision they will certainly understand the problem of the South as well as anyone—for whatever good that may do.—Port Myers (Pla.) News-Press. Confederate Bond Market A popular song a few years ago had the title. "Save Your Confederate Money, boys—the South Will Rise Again!" > Now If that song had said Confederate bonds Instead of money, Its advice would already be vendlcated. For an Associated Pres« story from Houston Tex., yesterday told of a brokerage firm that Is offering $10 each for 11,000 Confederate States of America 7 per cent cotton bonds, which were due to mature In 1883. It was explained that im unidentified Houston citizen who has offered to buy the bonds "chooses thlt was U> reaffirm tils faith In those bygone principles and his conviction thnt the South today needs sorely to revive and recapture them." It is certainly a Imndsomc gesture by a patriotic and discerning Southern gentleman. And In comparison with many bonds thai have bee Issued by governments and other organizations In the past, It gives the Confederate cotton bonds a rather respectable thought belated value. For the confederate Government was by no means the only one that ever Issued bonds and money that became worthies*, or nearly so. Some governments have deliberately defaulted on their securities and others have defaulted indirectly by the process of IntlaUon. No one ever doubted the good fallh of the Confederate Government. The only reason It did not redeem Its obligations was the decisive fact that it didn't survive.—Chattanooga News-Free Press. Epitah For A Marriage Listen, Mnnny, It can't miss. It's a natural. Now get the picture. Here's tills ball player, he's famous all over the world and Brooklyn; he's got everything, a seafood house, even, and the world's his whenever he wants It. And here's this girl, see, a real knock-out, only she's from the wrong side of the tracks, but It don't matter because she's so beautiful she's a star. Figure the plot line. They meet. They fall In love. They get married already, Manny. It's the American Dream. It's bigger than Cecil B. Demlllc: bigger than the Series or even Sum Golriwyn. But now get this angle. Here's where the twist comes In; the old swltcheroo. Thls'll leave 'em gasping for ulr, on account of what happens but this ball player figures ihnt maybe his wife ought to take II easy, see? Slow up on the gla- mor stuff. Only she don't see It that way on account she's devoted her whole life to getting to be a big star. And finally. Manny, you know what gives? They get a divorce; very friendly kind of divorce, naturally, but here's this kid, see, sacrificing till for her art, only with a capital "A." And here's the ball player showing true American sportsmanship, see; taking H like a gentleman and ball player. Munny, It's got everything. It's a natural, but maybe like you keep saying. It's too corny to be true. — Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News. SO THEY SAY We (India and Red China) may not agree about some things, but this docs not hide the basic (act that we have shared many experiences and have much in common and that essentially there therr Is good will and friendship between our ... countries.—India's Prime Minister Nehru. * * * Like the United Slates of 175 years ago. the UN of today will continue to gain strength, provided that It does not succumb to the faint-hearted and retains the support of the great preponderance of Its members—Presidential Assistant Slier- man Adami. # * * All over the country employment la Increaa- Ing, new joU are opening.—Labor Secretary Mlt- thtU. Certainly No Cause for an Overdose of Optimism Peter fdson's Washington Column — This Years Elections to Compare With '48 in Post Mortem Figuring WASHINGTON— (NEA', — This year's elections will probably be given rnoi'e of n iiosL-mortem analysis than any except 1948, when all the experts were wrong. For the factors Influencing the election result this year led themselves Lo many interpretations and alibis. The easy explanation for what happens In any mid-term elect ion is that local issues nnd personalities decide the outcome. This year, however, the Republ- cans decided to pitch their appeal on support for their popular President. And President Eisenhower intended to pitch the campaign on the GOP two-year record. It is a good record, as congressional records go. Government expenses have been reduced. Record Lax cuts have gone into effect. Tax legislation generally has been overhauled, inflation has been checked. The cost of living hasn't been brought down, but it hasn't been allowed to spiral upward. For the first time in l!fl ycnr.s. Hie government has ft fiscal policy that makes sense. The international situation looks better thnn it lias in a lone lime. Fighting hns stopped in Korea tuicl Indochina. A Southeast Asia pact has been negotiated. Trieste, Suez CnnnI and Iranian oil crises have been settled. In Europe, the new .scries of agreements to rearm Western Germany, give her independence and admit her to North Atlantic Treaty Organization are really tremendous achievements. On points alone, the Republican administration would seem to have a big advantage, deserving to win control of Congress for an- other two years to tidy up the | place for 1956. \ But the Democrats naturally i showed no enthusiasm for talking a bout Republican accomplishments. They wanted to campaign Republican failures. So the issues became C. E. Wilson's hound-dog, unemployment In cities, the Dixon-Yates contract In the Tennessee Valley, lower dairy prices In the northwest, drought relief that was considered Inadequate in the southwest, nnd the new farm legislation. To meet this challenge, the Republicans started throwing wild punches all over the lot. Though Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy had been temporarily silenced by the Wntkins committee recommendation for Senate censure, the Republicans again attempted to make charges of communism in past Democratic administrations the principal Issue of the campaign. What should have been the real issues of the campaign were Iherefore thrust further Into the background. This also tended to fuz up the national factors normally influencing mid-term elections. Historically, the party in power has nearly always lost congressional scats in a mid-term election. Historically, there are always changes of political control after a depression. But this has been true only when there has been greater distress than now found in .some farm and industrial arene. Historically, the Democratic vole is higliter In presdential election years than in mid-term election years. The decline amounts to about seven or eight per cent ol the total vole. the Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Several letters nre directed to this column each month asking for a discussion of epilepsy. This us not surprising since epilepsy is the most common cause of fits or convulsions In grown-ups as well as in children. By way ol in! reduction to the subject, however, it should be snid Hint convulsions \vViirh sue non-epiloptic in nature do nrcur quite commonly, particularly in nervous children, and tend lo wear off RS the child grows older, Nevertheless when convulsions do develop it is of great importance to find out whether they represent epilepsy or not. In receul years this task has been made easier by the development of a complicated device known as the encephnlograph. which measures the electrical waves in the brain. The interpretation of the results of this test will usually reveal whether the convulsions nre the "e- sult of epilepsy and even Rive a good deal of information on how severe the underlying disease actually is. Because It ha.s been found so useful this lest is now generally used on practically all patients, young or old, who develop convulsions. Two principal kinds ot epilepsy are recognized (leaving out so- called Jacksonlan epilepsy which is the result of definite brain injury). The less serious kind is called petit mal, in which there is a- brief loss of consciousno.s without convulsions. The severe type Is called grand mal. In which there is a mental "blackout" associated with typical convulsions. Before an attack there is usually a peculiar sensation in some part of the body. This is known as an aura. The sensation is hard to describe but an "uneasy feehns" In the stomach area is one of the most common. Those who have epileptic attacks learn to recog- ni;:e this aura and to know that an attack is on the way. At the beginning of a major attack, the patient may give a loud scream or yell, which is called an epileptic cry., When an attack first begins the head is usually drawn back or to one side, the jaws are fixed, the hands clenched and the legs extended straight out. This is quickly followed by muscular contractions, noisy breathing, and a brick-red colored face. During all this period from the epileptic cry on, the patient is unconscious. After the attack, the patient recovers consciousness without any recollection of what has happened. Attacks ma$ r come only at night so that occasionally someone may be epileptic for years without knowing it. Not infrequently there is a family history of the disease. When this is the case about four fifths ot those children who will ever develop epilepsy have an attack before they are four years old. This makes early diagnosis comparatively easy. With improvements in treatment many doctors feel that the outlook for the victim of epilepsy is more' hopeful than it was in the past. THE BUREAU of Internal Revenue has announced that the 1955 Income-tax forms will be the longest and most complicated ever used by the federal government. They also will be printed in all kinds of striking colors. Long or fancy, the forms still will Rive taxpayers that flat look. — Lexington Herald. ALL the world la * stage — and right now the show being present! ed Is lousy. — Davenport (Iowa) 1 Democrat. This would indicate a possible Democratic loss of 25 to 30 seats in the House of Representatives But this may be .offset this year by polls which show that the 1952 Republican strength of 55 per cen of the vote has declined to 50 per cent in the industrial northeast Historically, when there is a small turnout at the polls, the ad vantage goes to the Republicans since by actual count there are more registered Democrats than registered Republicans. These are the factors, says Lou is H. Bean, author of "How to Term Battle," which have to be taken into consideration for esti mates on this year's outcome. Dr. Bean, a keen analyst of ,po litical statistics, used a more pre else formula to make his estimate that the Democrats might gain as many as 43 to 46 seats in the lower House of Congress. This based on the percentage increase of Democratic votes, 1950 to 1954 in the early Maine and Alaska elections. Milking a similar prediction 01 the Senate outcome wa.s more dif ficult since most of the seats which Republicans had to win ti retain control were in the more Republican northern U. S. Bu statistician Bean foresaw the pos sibility of the Democrats winning control of the Senate by a couple of seats. He didn't dignify this R a prediction. He put it down as a guess. Further to play it safe. Dr. Bear admitted that all calculations could be overthrown in the week of the campaign by the con certed Republican drive to maki 1954 mid-term election an equio alent to the presidential year elec lion of 1952. By ERSKINE JOHNSON HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Uncovering, Hollywood: A Movie beauty whose lace was horribly scarred five years ago is in the Hollywood glamor spotlight again ifter shedding the self-bestowed ,itle of "The Most Bitter Actress ,n .the World." She's Robin Raymond, victim of deep lacerations when her pet dog attacked her in 1949. After 11 plas- ic surgery operations in Prance, her flawless features and perfect skin now show no signs of the nightmare that almost ended her career. Playing a showgirl in "There's No Business Like Show Business," she told me: 1 was the most bitter actress in the world. It didn't seem fair that this happened to me. After the operations, I took radium treatments for an ugly red mark that remained. It was then that I grew up and lost my bitterness. "I stopped being an actress and I became a woman when I realized I was lucky. I was one patient being given radium treatment who DIDN'T have cancer." Diana Lynn is protesting that the "Track of the Cat" billboards reveal too much of Diana Lynn. There will be official huddles about it. JEAN PETERS is Miss Hush about her marriage to Stuart Cramer, III. of Washington, D. C., but her reply to questions about her movie future indicates the matrimony ship Is on an even keel. "I never said I was quitting pictures," she still insists. Now emoting in "A Man Called Peter,' she says: "I plan to come back to Hollywood when there's a picture I want to do." A national magazine review oi "Three Hours to Kill" barbecued Dana Andrews for his fight scenes in the film, observing: "He hates to punch almost as much as he hates to be punched.'* The BIG confession Irom. Dana who's laughing: Doubles did all the fight scenes, i was an interested spectator. But I think the doubles gave a better perform ance than Johnny Saxton and Kid Gavllan." Dorothy Shay's slick warbling will pack 'em into the Statier Ho- •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Many Bridge Hands Are Easy to Figure By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Hou- would you bid the North South hands If you couldn't set your partner's cards? There's ni problem in the play of the cards for you make 12 or 13 tricks with the greatest of ease, but it's NORTH * A6 V K J87 « AK 109 . A J98 WEST EAST AQJ874 A102 *9 ¥1042 * Q63 * 87 6 A AKQ-I +1076532 SOUTH (Dl AK 953 » AQ653 * J5-) 2 A None North-South vul Soulh West North Pass 1 A Double- 3 V Pass 3 A •1 A Double Pass 5 A Pass i » Pass Pass Opening lead—A K Eul Pass Pass Pass Pass very difficult slam to bid. When the hand was played in a recent tournament, the slam was missed at most of the tables. South might make one or two cue-bids in clubs, but North invariably assumed that South had the ace or ace-king of clubs and correspondingly less strength elsewhere. Aft- ei all, South had passed originally and couldn't therefore have a real- 1} good hand. At one table, West picked the wrong moment ta Interfere with Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD el's Terrace Room for the next month. Irving Brecher, who created "The Life of Riley," was in he opening - night mob. He's dreaming; up a show to bring the 3 ark Avenue Hillbilly to TV in a. iituation comedy series. THERE'S A slim chance Bar- >ara Rush and Jeffrey Hunter will call off the divorce plans. The •oung stars, for the sake of their wo-year-old son, have agreed to ivait many months before they reach the big decision. Preview flash: Gallop, don't walk, to see Columbia's "Phfft," he best comedy of the year. Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Kim No- •ak and Jack Carson are the clown Jewels in the comedy gem. Jane Fonda, 16-year-old daughter of Henry Ponda, will try for an acting career when she completes school. Pop's given his okay ..... Former New York mayor William O'Dwyer huddled with a big movie tycoon during his Hollywood stay. Inside reason: formation of an independent flicker company that O'Dwyer will head up. HOLLYWOOD kiddie dept.: David Saber, the moppet actor who plays Thomas Mitchell's nephew in the Mayor of the Town tele- films, was offered a kitten born to the studio cat. "No, thanks," said 11-year-old David, "They don't allow CHILDREN or ANIMALS In the apartment where I live." Revival of Burt Lancaster's picture, "The killers," is lifting eyebrows. It starts out with the Dragnet theme music before it was the JJragnet theme .... Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer leased the villa where Gregory Peck lived during filming of "Roman Holiday." Wedding bells are again being tuned up for Charles Chaplin, Jr., and Suzan Cook. "We had some differences," he admits, "but now we understand each other and we will marry in a couple of months." the North-South bidding. West doubled the cue-bid of four clubs, a very unwise move on his part. South happened to be Steve Chase, who acts the role of the psychiatrist in the current hit show "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial.' Steve is a good actor both at and away from the bridge table, in al" the best senses of that expression: so he came up with the perfect answer to the double of four clubs He calmly bid five clubs righl after being doubled at four clubs North thought this, strange bid over. "To begin with, Steve's ir his right mind. If he had a reai club suit, he would just redouble and play the hand there. If he hac a mild slam try. he would bic four hearts instead of five clubs This bid can mean only that Steve has double-barreled control of the clubs without a real club suit. A void in clubs is the only answer.' Having come to this correct conclusion, North jumped to six hearts. Chase ruffed the opening club lead, took the ace and king of hearts, and ruffed another club He entered dummy with the king of diamonds to ruff dummy's lasl club with his last trump, and go! to draw East's last trump with the jack of hearts. Finally Steve got back to his hand with the king of spades to take the diamond finesse, making a . '13 tricks when this finesse sue ceeded. 75 Years Ago In B/yt/ieW//e— Harvey ' Morris was elected chairman of the Board of Stewards of the First Methodist Church at a meeting last night in the church rooms. Other officers who will serve are J. L. Guard, vice chairman, Mrs. Willyne Taylor, secretary, and P. B. Cooly, treasurer. A service commemorating Armistice Day will be held at Temple Israel on Sunday afternoon' at 3 o'clock, Rabbi Herman Pollack announced today. Mrs. B. A. Lynch was elected president of the Woman's Missionary Society of First Methodist Church yesterday afternoon. Mrs. James Hill, Jr., gave the devotional and also completed the review of the study book for this year, "Tragedy Through Triumph". . Miss Cora Lee Coleman, county home demonstration agent, attended the AAA meeting in Jonesboro today. EVERY MAN should have consideration for women. Just as he should have consideration for automobiles when he Is crossing the street. It's dangerous not to. — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. IN MICHIGAN, a Judge sent a woman to jail for refusing to talk. First he ought to have her picture made for the paper. She's kinda unique.—KingsporE tTenn.t Times. SURE, there are splinters on the ladder if success, but you'll never notice them unless you are sliding down.—Talbotton (Oa.) New Era. Visit to Poland Answer to Previous Puzzle, ACROSS 1 Poland's capital is 7 Important city in Poland 13 Interstice 14 Withdraw 15 Infant's toy 16 Lessened 5 Entire 6 Removed obnoxious plants 7 Lifting devices 8 Rebel (coll.) 9 Indonesian of Mindanao 17 Compass point 10 Summon . f . *^ 1 1 ^.Tinoral 18 River Virginia 20 Worm 21 Feign 25 Sow anew 38 Earlier 32 Mountain nymph 33 It has agreement! with East Germany 34 Trap 35 American veteran (coll.) 36 Shouted 38 Pilots 38 Littler 41 Peacock 44 Fish eggi 45 Medical suffix 48 Be persistent 5] Expunged 54 Tell •iS Freebooter S.6 Made amends 57 Term used In bowling (pi.) DOWN 1 Poland hat endured many 1 Brazilian macaws 1 Anatomical network 4 Drunkard 11 Mineral rocks27 Aquatic 12 Marries 19 Preposition 21 Jewels 22 Ransom 23 Spotted 24 Kind of window 25 Blushing 26 Sea eagle animal 41 Variable star 42 The dill 29 Church part 43 Norway city 30 River in Germany 31 Rots flax 37 Moved quickly 38 Reposes 40 Behold! 45 Eskers 46 Allot 47 Fruit drinks 49 John (Gaelic)' 50 Sainte (ab.) 52 Tear 53 Constellation W

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