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PAGE TOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1958 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH* COURIER NSWS CO. B. W. HAINEfl, Publliher BARRY A. HAINE3, Assistant Publliher PAUt D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co.. New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphli. ^ Entered ts second class matter at the post- office it Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1817 Member of The Associated Presa SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blythevllla or any tuburban town where carrier service is maintained 30c per week. By mall, within a radius ot 50 miles. »6.50 per year. SS.50 lor six months M.OO (or three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone. 11560 per year payable in advance. 'The newspapet is not responsible (or money paid In advance to carriers. MEDITATIONS The Lord talked with you face to face In the mount mil of the midst of the (Ire.Deul. 5:4. # * * He mounts the Btormi, and walked upon thl wind.—Pop«. BARBS Think of the great lack of conversation there'd be if people didn't have troubles to talk about. ¥ ¥ * Sprlar Is the time of year when mos£ people hav* UM same object In life — object to tny- thlnt that's work. ¥ ¥ ¥ It's flood-time again and the only thing nice about It Is that ,lt makes you gl»d you contributed to the Red Cross. Could be thft the men who work late at the "offloa have read that most accident* occur in the horn*. ¥ ¥ ¥ We call a model husband the fellow who Is a« aioe to hit wife In prtoata a* he is In public. Refreshing Outlook From pushing dam projects through Congress to passing foreign 8id appropriations, there seems to be one stand-by argument that never fails. We must do this or that to keep ahead of the Russians, the old saw goes. Now in most cases such reasoning is valid. All the same it's like a breath of fresh air to hear someone declare that we ought to extend our perspective beyond that goal. Discussing the need for more scientists and engineers, Dr. George Manov of the Atomic Energy Commission acknowledges the urgency of meeting the Soviet challenge to our leadership. But he goes a step further. It should not be the Soviets who are responsible for the educational policies we establish in the future, says Manov, who is technical assistant to Atomic Energy Commissioner Willard -F. Libby. "It should be clearly recognized that even if the tensions of the cold war were to cease and 'if peace were to break out today,' this country would need even more scientists and engineers than under a wartime economy," he told students at Phillips Academy. "The need for scientists should not be a function of the temperature of Soviet fever." This kind of thinking is to be commended. Certainly a stronger America means a strong bulkark against communism. But our purpose must not be confined just to beating out Russia. Our standards must reach far beyond that. Lifetime of Service Another soldier of World War II fame is about to retire. But like his colleagues, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Gen. George Marshall, this man extended his talents beyond military matters. He's Gen. J. Lawton Collins, better known as "Lightning Joe" among his troops. It was his 7th Corps that captured Cherbourg shortly after the Normandy invasion in 1944 and then rolled •cross France. After the war he became Chief of Staff of the Army from 1949 to 1953. The day after he cleaned up his desk at the Pentagon, President Eisenhower appointed him U.S. representative to the Military Committee and Standing Group of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Next he was sent with the rank of ambassador as a special representative to Viet Nam, one of the world's trouble spots. Later he returned to his NATO job in Paris. When the 3rd Infantry Regiment marches in honor of Gen. Collins at Ft. McNair, the Army will lose another fine leader. The country owes him thanks for hia broad service. Goodby, Dear Roger The famous Able-Baker-Charlie alphabet used by pilots has officially been ditched. In its place is a drastically changed version now being used on land, sea and in the air for International communications. Language experts have been working for years on the new phonetic alphabet which they say will make it much easier for everybody to understand everybody else. This is progress and we approve. But as ordinary, everyday talkers, it's a little hard to see much difference between the old and new words. All the same, you had better enunciate clearly when whispering to your sweetheart. Now instead of Love for L, it's Lima. They've thrown out William and substituted Whisky. George has given way to Golf, Baker to Bravo, Yoke to Yankee, Pete to Papa, Roger to Romeo and Jig to Juliett. It's.especially a shame to see Roger ruled out. Can you imagine pilots reporting to their control towers, "Romeo and out." VIEWS OF OTHERS Give Nehru Nothing Announcement that Prime Minister Nehru of India Is-coming to this country to confer with President Etaenhowcr in July Is disturbing Information for those who are against giving away everything we have find also for those who are. lirm in opposition to Communism. Foreign phonics like Nehru usually get something when they come to this country, and when they get something they always get It to the. cost of Americans. Especially In view ot his opposition to this country and his aid to its enemies, Nehru already has got much more from the United States than he should have been given. What he should be given Is Just exactly nothing. II is significant thnt on the day In which he announced his plan to visit this country, Nehru, In a speech In parliament, vigorously denounced the system of alliances by which the United States iias sought to protect itself and other nations f;:om the advances of aggressive Communism. Nehru should be told that if he wishes to come here he will of course be welcome. But when he visits he should not be given anything, either in money squeezed from the hard-pressed American taxpayers or in concessions which might weaken our apposition to Communism or frighten our tintl-Communist allies. — Chattanooga News-Free Press. SO THEY SAY Our traffic officers mean business. They drive 120-mile-an-hour sports cars and carry machine guns for drivers who won't stop — and sometimes they use them. — Bernd C. Hesslein, German newspaperman touring U. S, The Senator (Estes Kefauver) is the only Democrat who can beat the President. And I have no doubt that he will beat htm." — E. Joseph Donohue, nationul campaign chairman of Kefauver for President Committee. Hal Boyle's Column Power to Make War? It Still Rests With the Office of the President By HAL BOYLE I NEW YORK (.*%-Most of the 165 to HO million Americans do not! ouile realize that one man among; them can by one word plunge: them all into war. } The word is "Attack!" The one man who can lawfully say the word Is the President of the United .States. The power of the president as commander In chief of the nation's firmed forces is sometimes forgotten or overlooked by the voters who elect a president, The U. S. Senate may have to approve a foreign treaty to make it legal, and only Congress can declare war. But it is _the President who can order at'any limn, when the Navy, the Army or the{ Air Force should go into action— naturally on an emergency basis. This means you can have a war before It's voted. All big wars usually start from military pimples. There is a border. Each side complains the other violates the border. There Is a period of mutual blame nnd mutual hollers of Innocence. It's the other fellow who is wrong. Finally one of the fellows crosses the border in real power— and doesn't stop. The reaction has 1 to come, at once, or. later, when he is stretched out and more vul-, nerable. But he has lit n small match and set a bie world on fire, nnri in lime the flames at creati cost will consume him, his empire; and hit dre&ma. flometimw •veal his relatives. This Is thij history of war. No man in history could be more aware of the effect of a military decision than a former artillery captain called Harry Truman who made the greatest single military decision in the long story of the human race. In the year 1945 by his orders an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6 and—by a quirk of fate and weather—another was exploded over Nagasaki on Aug. 9. The immortal statistics remain. Without the shedding of one more drop of American blood a stunned Japan, then fth enemy, censed Colossus o,f Foreign Trade Pater fe/son's Washington Column — Draft Truman Movement Is Just An Oversized April Fool's Joke By PETER EUSON WASHINGTON —(NEA)— HU- mors that important but unnamed Democratic leaders are organizing a "Draft Harry S. Truman for President" movement constitute one of the largest April Fool political stories of this dizzy campaign year. No responsible Democratic source has so far been willing to lend his name to substantiate or support it, headquarters bows out from making any official comment on the grounds that ft Is, not in business to pick or favor particular candidates before the national convention. Unofficially, members of President Truman's White House staff still doing business in Washington say there is no logical reason why Truman should run again. The rumors that a draft la developing are characterized as pure gossip and thumbsucklng. President Truman personally took himself out of the 1956 race about as definitely as anyone could in n Kansas City Interview March 28 and again In St. Louis March 30. Ho declared that 30 years in public office were enough and that he had no desire to be president ag^iin. Mr. Truman will be 72 years old In May. At the end of the next four - year presidential term he would be 77. That in itself is considered enough reason to make a return to the White House Impossible for him. President Truman has been telling his old cronies to stop all talk of making him a candidate. He has been nominated dele- gate-aHarge on the Missouri delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Mr. Truman has declared previously that he wants to go to Chicago free to talk to all candidates. He is expected to play a prominent part in picking the parly's final nominee. "The principal thing Harry will be interested in," quips one Democratic official, "is that the party will name a candidate who will call the Republicans all the things he thinks they should be called. He Is completely disgusted with the Eisenhower administration record." The man who seems to have started talking up the Truman candidacy Is, strangely enough, Gov. Jim Folsom of Alabama, But Southerners as a whole still nave no great love for Mr. Truman because of his civil rights record. They may like it now better than they like the Supreme Court 1 decision outlawing racial segrega- tion in schools. But Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, for Instance, couldn't be expected to wax enthusiastic for a Truman in '56. At the other extreme, Americans for Democratic Action say they have been, doing nothing to build up a boom. "We think Truman was a great president," says Ed Hollander, ADA executive director. "But we have to live in th* future, not the past." "It's natural for people to think of Truman again," says Henry Zahn of the new- AFL-CTO Committee on Political Education. He says It's because they're so disgusted with the Republican record. But he denies that COPE is doing anything to bring Truman back alive. Part of the Truman talk arise?, from speculation following the Minnesota primary. The line Is that if Kefauver kills off Stevenson and Democratic leaders won't accept Kefauvjr, they'll have to pick a dark horse. At least a dozen names have been mentioned in this connection Most of them haven't a chance. Truman's name has been among them. But his candidacy is not regarded as making a nickel's worth of sense by resonsible Democrats, 75 Years Ago In Blythtvillc — Miss Eutopfa Whitworth is 111 of influenza and tin car infection. Mrs. Kendall Berry, Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb, Mrs. Allen Pickard and Mrs, E. R. Mason have gone to Vlcksburg. Natchez, Mobile, and C jlumbus for the pilgrimages. They plan to return Monday. Mr, and Mrs. W. S. Johnston were In Memphis Sunday for the dog show at the auditorium. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gray left Saturday for Eljzabethto\vn. Ky., where they will reside. They have purchased a farm there. No other man since the morn ing of time had shouldered the responsibility of creating so many deaths in two crisp days. As architect of the first entrance of American arms into Korea Truman first won U. S. and then half the world's applause. But, though Congress Quickly backed him up, it was he alone u-ho said when the first planes should fly, The other night, in addressing the Overseas Press Club here, Truman made an Interesting off the-cuff addition to his prepared text, "Only the President of the United States," he said, "can give us the facts about foreign policy because the President of the United Stales makes (he foreign policy and no one clsp does." While such a remark has current political overtone, of course, and reflects perhaps what his critic* often say is a lemiency by Truman toward ovrr-iatpment, the stprn truth !.<= Hit 1 luithority ot an American PvfMrie-iu in a rral emergency cannot easily be checked. I While we have the Con cross and the courts, ton. it t« in? president' who Is the chief dele-nied leader! of the United States, it Is he who. In a hurry, can order the Navy to[ sail, the Marines to land, the Army to march, the Air Force to fly and bomb. Many Americans are unaware of the full national power and world prestige of the presidency, (he tremendous dicnity or 1 the office, the critical role n Whi te House derision r,in ,v .my ivio-j nifnt play in (heir n\' p liv^s. But it t< Importniu that they the Doctor Says — By EDWIN F JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Service. By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service There still remains a great deal of Interest in the true facts regarding the so-called "lie-detector" tests and "truth serums." Reference to both of these sometimes appears in the newspapers, detective stories, and movies. Pictures of a "lie detector" apparatus look rather complicated. Bands or other devices are fastened to the body and lead off to Various machines. Actually, there is no single "lying" test but the purpose of these devices is to measure the number of breaths taken in R specified period of time, whether they are shallow or deep, and the rate of the pulse and_ the blood pressure, Fenr, excitement and other emotions send messages which pass down the nerves o r the sympathetic nervous system and are carried to the muscles controlling breathing and heart rate. These sympathetic nerves are not under voluntary control. A person does not have as complete control over the breathing or the heart rate as one. .does over the muscles which move an arm or a leg. The brain does not send messages along the sympathetic nerves as it does along the other nerves which act on the voluntary muscles. For this reason, even when one so wishes, he cannot control the emotional messages pacing along thft sympathetic nerves. The lie detfcctor measure? and makes a record of the breathing nnd pulse rate which can be studied later. Nearly everyone is subject, to emotion when he or she tells a lie. This emotion consciously may be kept out of Ihe expression of the faoe or out of voluntary movement of the muscles. But messages pa5.*> down the sympa- thc tic nerves and action the heart and breathing muscles In a way which can be measured and recorded. The "He detector," therefore, Li merely a way °f measuring emotion which Is more sensitive than nny other method which we have avnilnble, W must fc* r«momber«li how* ever, that the value of the machine and interpretation of the results depends entirely ou the tvaining and experience of the person who is conducting the tests- No serum or drug can be given which will force a person to tell the whole truth and nothing but th3 tvuth. When reference is made to Leaving aside the questionable legality 01 using relaxing drugs in suspected criminal cases, there is actually no substance which can Still the "lie detector" tests and really be called a "truth serum." "truth serums" seem more humane than "beating out" the truth or using other forms of tor ture. LITTLl LIZ When rhe fellows stort looking o girl straight in the eye she hod better do something about her figure, t«£«R Only English On the Menus MEXICO CITY I/PI - Mexican tourists are protesting that they have a hnrd time getting anything to eat in Acapulco unless they rend English. They complftin to Mexican tourist officials that all menus of top hotels are In English. Further, they say employes give better service lo Americans because they expect big- cest tips from them. Arapulro. on Mexico's Pacific coast, is « favorite winter resort Ufiuall^ packed with Americans. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NBA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Ear Witness:. The Grace Kelly-Prince Rainier wedding plans sound more and more like something out of an MOM filmusical. The entire Monacan fire department — 30 firemen and two fire engines — will be in the wedding parade. Fred MacMurray will star in another western, "Gun For A Coward." . . . Singer Vic Damone and MGM are calling it a day ... A TV Medic episode showing a Caesarian section, shelved before it was shown because of church objections, will be seen after deletion of the 90 second part—showing ,the actual delivery of the baby, baby. WOW! THE BOXING WORLD will be screaming when Columbia's "The Harder They Fall" hits the nation's theater screens. In his final scene, Humphrey Bogart, playing a sports publicity man. types out: "Boxing should be outlawed in the U.S. if it takes an act of Congress to do it." • The film, like the book, IB an expose of how champions are niae — not born. Bogart's checking out of the hospital for a Palm Springs vacation following that throat surgery. The Andrews Sisters are still talking about re-forming the act. . . . Anita Ekberg's career advisers nixed a "Person To Person" call on her home. They think she should be seen only in movies. Methiriks they're making a big mistake . . . Now it can be told Danny Thomas was first offered the role of "Marty." His career advisers didn't like the Idea of Danny playing; the role of an ugly man. Russ Morgan stepped off his music stand for a sesson on a soap box about "too many bands playing music for themselves and a few 'progressive' fans Instead of for the general public." Charges bandleader Morgan: "This is why the dance band business has reached disaster proportions. Our band plays too corny for most mustctans. But at least the work we get pays all the bills and more." AS MORGAN SEES IT: "Don't fool the public: If the music can be danced to, put out a sign, 'Dancing.' But if It's jazz, progressive or what have you, put out a sign, 'Concert.' " Milestone note: Albert McCleery's five - times - a-week dramatic hour, "NBC Matinee Theater." celebrate its 100th performance March 20 ... Sign of the times in movletown note: Universal-International's TV unit sent a company on location to New Orleans to film a video commercial. Fox has a couple of prospective sponsors on the hook for two of its unsold telefilm s cries, "Mr. "Belvedere" and "Broken Arrow.' 1 . . . There's no business like show business note: Twenty Hollywood films with show business backgrounds are headed for theaters. Five have Hollywood settings . . Ed Wynn and his son Keenan may '• Wind up in n movie together for, I believe, the first time, U-I is talking to them about roles in 'The 'Great Man," which will star Jose Ferrer. SELECTED SHORTS: Frank Love joy stars in a new CBS-TV series, "Chicago 212." He plays an inspector for the Chicago fire department . . . Bob Hope about the frequent format changes of his TV show: "If the viewer dials you in and always sees the same thing, you're in trouble; you've got to create excitement." . . . Vanessa theater in Hollywood," she counseled, "whenever an old Mabel Normand picture plays. Study every movement she makes. "Watching her Is better than 19 dramatic lessons." • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Brilliant Card Reading Wins Writte nfor NEA Servic* By OSWALD JACOBY Today's hand, played by John J. Parish of Centralia, 111.. i« » remarkable exercise in card reading. Not one player in a million would have the acuteness and the courage to make the winning play • West opened the ten of club». and dummy won with the ace. Declarer next led the king of clubs from dummy, and West discarded the deuce of diamonds. John thought a bit about this discard and came to a conclusion. As a result, he entered his hand with the ace of spados and Jed the seven of diamonds. West played the six of diamonds, innocently, and Par- WEST 4J74J VQ95 « AJ1062 *10 East Pass Pass Pass NORTH 1 *Q86 V A K 10 « KQ953 *AK EAST (D) * 10 9 5 3 W8742 * None 498542 SOUTH .* J63 • 874 4QJ763 North-South vul. South West North Pass Pass 1 * 2 N.T, Pass 6 N.T. Pass Pass Opening lead—* 10 ish played a low diamond from the dummy. The seven of diamonds thus held the trick, and it was now easy for Parish to develop enough diamond tricks to assure the slam contract. Parish would have come to grief if he had played the diamonds "normally" by putting up dummy'i king or queen on the first round of that suit. It may not be quite so easy to see how Parish knew the diamond situation so early. Why did West, a good player, discard the deuce of diamonds at his first opportunity! There were 12 cards in the West hand, and there was no need for West to throw a diamond unless he was trying to throw declarer off the scent. West surely wouldn't throw a diamond from any four-card holding the suit; It would be clear that he couldn't afford the discard. West surely wouldn't throw a diamond from any s*iort holding in the suit; he might need the card, and he would have many safer diamond .only if he had all five of the missing diamonds. Parish came to this conclusion and put it Into operation, making a difficult slam hearts. Hybrid Navy Ship SAN DIEGO. Calif. (/PI — Officers on the Navy's new fuel and cargo- ammunition carrier, Kawishiwl, also fitted for use as a hospital ship, claim it is one of the most unusual vessels in the service. They say that with operating — rooms, X-ray room, and a main Brown was asked by another film I ward with 32 bunks, It is better actress how to acquire comedy equipped than many cruisers for technique. "Go to the silent movie handling battle casualties. 21st President's Wife .Answer to Previous Puzzle ACTORS 1,6 Wife of 21st U.S. president, Herndon Arthur 11 Perched 13 Express • displeasure 14 Rounded 15 All J6 Worm 17 Small child 18 Gypsy husband 20 Gel ready 4Summer (Fr.) 5 Seine 6 Diminutive of Leonard 7 East (Fr.) 8 Fish dam 9 Nested boxes 10 Plant part 12 Hinder 13 Fortification 18 Apostle (ab.) 28 Leaping 20 Explosive amphibian case (mil.) 21 Staggerer 22 Pauser 23 Compound W O A G S U f E e B C R W A O N crlH RJO A r* « E L. 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