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PAGE BIX THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TWI COURIER HIW» OO. m. W. HAINM, Publisher ' KARRf A. HA1NS8, Assistant Publish* PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manner ft* Katlon.l Advertising Reprusen*» u !«L Wallace Witmer Co., New York. Chlc»go, Detroit. AtlanU. Memphll. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) OOURICT KEW1 MONDAY, APRIL 1«, 19S» Entered u second claw matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansaa. un<Jer act of Con- fress. October I, l»n Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIFnON RATES: Bj carrier in the city of Blytheville or any auburban town where carrier service is maln- "BJ mail, within a radius o! 50 miles. 18.50 per rear M.50 for six months »2.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone. 11560 per Tear payable in advance. 'The newspaper Is not responsible (or monej paid in advance to carriers. . MEDITATIONS Hereby know we that we dwell In him, and he In m because he hath given ui of his Spirit. — I John 4:13. * * * God, veiled in majesty, alone gives light and life t« all: bids.the great systems move, and changing seasons in their turns advance, unmoved, unchanged himself.—William Somerville. BARBS Someone should invent a ildewalk without any middle. Then what would the gossips do? * * * •prlnc deanlnr tin* I* "*«» mother will fin* » lot •< the candy »he hid fer the kMi for Easter * * * There are plans ahead for road repairs In many •Ute*. Ho, Jor the life of the detourist. * * * •one tola* take advantage not only of their epportunitlw but everybody else'a. * * * Right after mduatioo many roller* ttudenta kraneh eat and then ret wight « a limb. Politico I War Rages On After Adlai Stevenson's early primary reverses, a funny notion got around that key Democratic politicians thereafter were going to sit quietly waiting for the late-season primaries in Florida and California, where Stevenson and Senator Kefauver meet head-on. Politicians don't operate that way. , In the campaign year, with primaries popping right and left, there is no "dead space." At this time in the political cycle, politicians have ears as big as an elephant's (even if they are Democrats). They are alert to every faint whisper •which tells of a candidate's strength or weakness. Every return is examined under the jeweler's glass. This being so, there is plenty of material for leading Democrats to work over in the weeks before Florida and California. The Wisconsin and Illinois primaries already have intervened, altering the critical balance between Stevenson and Kefauver in each case. A head are other events which could be milestones or stumbling blocks for each of the two avowed candidates, not to mention "inactives" like Governor Harriman of New York and such dark horses as Sen. Stuart Symington of Missouri. The first is the New Jersey primary, where Kefauver is alone in the "popul- arity'' voting test and has put a full slate against Governor Meyner's "uncommitted" slate—generally considered to be heavily for Stevenson. Should Kefauver roll up a big score and possibly pick off a handful of delegates, Stevenson's prestige would suffer. On April 24, Stevenson and Kefauver clash in a small skirmish in the Alaska primary which might have modest psychological effect. That same day, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania hold primaries. In the former, it's strictly a write-in proposition. Whoever gets top tally will get a boost. In Pennsylvania, Stevenson is alone in the popularity test (delegates are elected uncommitted). But the state now has the write-in habit and could surprise. In May the eventful days are numerous. On the 7th, a Monday, Kefauver stands alone in the Maryland primary. , Next day he runs alone in the Maryland primary, sure to pick off a cluster of delegates for at least one nominating ballot at Chicago. On the 15th, the senator goes unopposed into the Nebraska primarj'i but Stevenson's backers might muster a write-in. Both candidates now have lent their blessing to write-in efforts for them in Oregon May 18, though neither is officially entered. The winner gets all the Oregon delegates. Coming just 11 days before th* Florid* primary, thii on* could havi heavy bandwagon effect, The calendar is crowded with such possibilities. Either Kefauver or Stevenson might suffer enough cuts and bruises in the weeks ahead to render him too lame for a winning race even before Florida and California. Something to Remember Some people seem to have the idea that the perils of fast driving and drinking, particularly on big holiday weekends, are exaggerated by traffic authorities. The National Safety Council's latest study should startle them. Analyzing 501 of the 564 Christmas holiday fatalities this year, the council concluded that excess speed was a factor in 85 per cent of the accidents, as compared with an annual average of 35 per cent. At the same time, it found that drinking drivers during that holiday period were involved in 55 per cent of the accidents, against an average of 20 per cent in more ordinary times. Every driver in America ought to paste those figures in his Sunday hat and trot it out next time he thinks of cutting any fancy holiday capers. VIEWS OF OTHERS Another Bad Day Folks, with all my faults of every variety and hUe, I never, have complained to you. I've never told you I was disgusted, beat down completely or too badly discouraged. And even tonight I'm not complainin'. But. I am tired. I arrived at school today at 7:40 just in time to throw rocks at 27 dogs and run 'em off the ichool grounds. Two of 'em bit me. A door glass wa» broken out. I got my finger into the door catch and I had to be pried out by two of our custodians. My fingernail Is throbbin'. Then I lost the keys to the schoolhouse and didn't find 'em till 4:30. I was worried all day. In tryin' to ventilate a north school room, I wrestled down a window from the top. It wouldn't come down and then it came down all at once. When it came loose, so did three vertebrae in my lower spine. It felt like I'd been morUilly struck In the lumbar region with a pick axe. And besides that the custodian Arthur Gray was aghast because he told me the carpenters had plainly instructed us not to lower that north window — I tore all the weather strippin 1 off it. A man can have bad days, I was showin' off, plnyin' soccer ball with the boys and I kicked the iron fence instead of the ball with my new $15 shoes. The supervisors' office called and asked me why 1 hadn't turned in a report due 10 days ago. One of our wee small first grade boys had zipper failure and I had to take him home. Then at noon the dish washin' machine broke down and I figured all our children would have to eat off a napkin. But the cafeteria ladies fixed It and nobody even knew.' Mumps seemed to be reaching epidemic proportions in one room. Three children's faces got lumpy and moon shaped between noon and recess. Yes sir, today they bought all I had. A man can have a bad day once in a while. And once will- last a long, long while. — "Polk Street Professor" in Amarillo Globe-Times. Giant Strides of Progress Southerners of a hundred years ago would be astonished at iheir homeland today. Stately mansions surrounded by outbuildings and tenant houses have given way to neat brick and siding homes. Crossroads have developed into thriving communities. Barren, eroded wastelands, the victim of year-ln, year-out cotton planting have been restored to life . . . much of the acreage supporting valuable pulpwood and sawtimber crops. Agriculturally, "King Cotton" has been dethroned, replaced by a diversity of crops. Cattle, both beef and dairy, graze in lush pastures which are green the year round ... a far cry from parcels of skin and bones which fought over the few whlsps of vegetation on which they were forced to exist. Irrigation, mechanization and advanced seed-types and practices have made (hese possible. Industrially, the picture ha* changed, too. No longer do we ship our raw products elsewhere for processing. Our horizons are dotted with modern plants manufacturing a variety of finished products . . . everything from paper to hardware. Educationally, one-room eyesores that served AS schools for our youngsters for so many years have given away to sprawling up-to-date educa- Socially, our churches are still as strong as tional plants. Pupils of both races are getting every advantage that modern education provides, ever, both in number of members and activity. Our hamlets and villages have blossomed Into towns and cities of considerable size. The last half of the twentieth century definitely belongs to the South, where plans are already in the making for continued progress and improvement i — Rock Hill (S. C.) Evening "Herald. SO THEY SAY We are nearer to but farther from an agreement than we have at times been previously, and all because some people do not wish to part with their atomic weapoa?,—Russia's Andrei Gromyko on East-West arms cuts. * * * I am not an elder statesman. I hate eldre statesmen. I mi a Democrat and' a live politician and proud at it.—Former President Harry S. Truman. Tell You I Smell Something Burning' NEA S«niM, Inc. Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Wife Taunts 'Plumber' McKay Solon Proves Quiet a Walker By OOUGLAS LARSEN KENNETH 0. G1LMORE NEA Staff Correspondents WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Secretary of Interior Douglas McKay, who resigned his Cabinet post to run against Sen. Wayne Mor.se (D-Ore.) next fall, was reminiscing other day . He recalled when the late Martin Durkin was Secretary of Labor and the Democratic gag was going the rounds that the new Republican cabinet was made up of eight millionaires and a plumber. One morning, as McKay tells it, his wife looked at him quizzically and said, "Why Doug, you never told me you were a plumber." Group of congressmen spent the day aboard the Navy's giant aircraft carrier, the ForresLal, recently. Naturally, they got the VIP treatment, but that didn't bother any of the sailors. Rep. William Widnall (R-N.J.) reports (hat as he was leaving the carrier a young sailor approached him and exclaimed: 'Come back soon. Boy, did we eat good today!" Chalk one up for Gwen Cafrltz, Last October her reception for members of the Supreme Court fell fin t when hardly a VIP showed, except for two justices. This year at her annual Easter party determined Gwen recouped by ' turning out an impressive roster of administration brass. For example, White House cabinet secretary Max Rabb dropped by. Could be that the big-name rush developed because weary wives I heard Gwen was serving enough} solid food to keep their husbands fed for a week. Among those working over the lobster salad, chicken mousse, ham and chocolate cake were Secretary of the Air Force Donald Quarles, Undersecretary of Commerce Walter Williams and Assistant Secretaries of State Henry Holland and Bob Hill — with their wives, of course. No slouch is Sen. Styles Bridges; (R-N.H.) when it comes to collecting hot-off-the-griddle jokes to win friends and warm up audiences. Every time he hears a good yarn Bridges carefully jots it down. When he gets back to his office, he calls in a secretary and dictates the yak while it's still fresh on his mind. Then It's filed in a special black Joke book which already has a selection of 200 sure-fire laughs. You can't keep an avid baseball fan down, and that Includes Nica- Sacasa. A die-hard rooter for the Washington Nats, he's already planning to take his kids to the ball park when the season begins. He has enough youngsters to field a team of his own. by the way. With a gleam in his eye, the Ambassador confides that he's going to present trophies to the Nats' best pitcher, batter and walker about it now. next July. That's all he'll say Every morning Sen. W. Kerr Scott (D-N.C.) walks from the Westchester apartments where he four-mile hike. Scott. "If you're In a hurry, it'a "The distance actually depends on six miles. If you can take youi time it's four, and if you just don' give a darn it's two or three." The male element m this Unvu which has its share of pretty gals go goggle-eyed when they see blond-haired Baroness Silvercruys gorgeous wife of the Belgian Am bassador. Other day aner suung next to raguan Ambassador .Sevilla With a gleam in his eye, the "The distance actually depends on your attitude," says philosopher lives to Capitol Hill. It's at least a sadnr John Joseph Hearne, she exclaimed, "Isn't he cute?" Luck of the Irish, HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Onstage, Offstage and Upstage: Marilyn Monroe is » chump for going on a dramatic kick. Barbara Nichols, Hollywood's newest Miss Zip—another former calendar girl (Esquire, 19511— didn't come right out and say that but she did tell me: "I'll nev«* follow Marilyn's wiggles into the 'I-want-to-be-a-great- actress' league. .It's personality that sells in the movies, not great acting." As curvy and AS cuddly as Marilyn and with a voice thai out- jump* Jean Arthur's, Barbara Is zomolng to stardom »s » flip strip tesear In RKO's "Beyond a Hea- She played a stripper in "Miracle In the Rain," her first film but it's all right with Barbara, who doesn't mind being typed as a sexy babe with rah-rah oomph. She says: "I've listened to people who told me I should go to dramatic school but that's all I do Just listen. Personality is what I'm dishing up. I'm going to be myself, not something produced by a dramatic school." Barbara once played a stripper on TV, loo, but she winces: "All they'd let me take off was A 1953 Broadway revival of "Pal Joey" landed Barbara (real name Nickerauer) in the big time after an uncover career for the glrl-girly magazines. Then her clowning With Sid Caesar on TV landed her in the movies. Now RKO's sprinkling Stardust in her blonde hair. She's flipping about her role opposite Dana Andrews: "She's a crazy doll, man, with crazy lines and clothes. Man, it's a personality seller." Mario Lanza missed (he bell for "Golden Boy" at Columbia but he'll do another prize-fight yarn for a major studio this year. There's even a script on the burner ... RKO's William Dozier dusted off Goodman Ace's "I Married a Woman" script, owned by the studio for several years, and offered it to George Gobel . . Gene Kelly lost no time in plunging into independent production He's in Paris warming up to star in "Journey to a Star," a yarn about a widow and a widower Who find romance through their kiddies. They threw a swell luncheon a the White House recently in honoi of retiring Bureau of the Budge Director Rowland Hughes. All the cabinet were there ex cept Secretaries Wilson, Week; and Dulles. Ike couldn't make i either. It was pretty gay. No dancing girls, but a barbershop quartet o young executives from the Bureau put on a terrific show. One number they sang had new verses set to the music of the popular tune "Memories Are Made of This.' Two of the stanzas went: "Charlie Wilson's coming soon, Plans to fortify the moon. He'll get the dough. Deficits are made of this. Then came full parity, All forms of charity, Dulles In every land, Extends a helping hand. Deficits are made of this," Written for NEA Service. By EDWIN 1- JORDAN. M.D. By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Several readers have written recently requesting another discussion of the common and troublesome disorder known as chronic constipation. One says she has had this trouble for years and has had to take laxatives regularly but lately has been suffering with pain in the left side of her abdomen. This is by no means an unusual experience since long continued use of ixAtlvcs is quite likely 1,0 irritate the bowel and result in another, perhaps even more common, condition known as spastic colon, or Irritable bowel. Tills can easily cause such pain as she describes. There is. however, a true constipation which should be differentiated from spastic colon because the management is not alike. In real constipation, the waste material of the digestive tract is held too long and there Is delay In emptying the bowels. This results in a waste which is hard and dry. Neglect and improper training during childhood is perhaps the most Important cause of chronic constipation. During childhood a regular time of day -should be set aside. An additional cause of difficulty Is that many people suppress nature's call. This tends to interfere with the normal rhythm of bowel emplyinp. A poorly chosen dint, of course, can and often does cause constipation. Many of the foods which we cat are so highly refined that they do not contain the hulk necessary. This should be watched. Not infrequently fresh fruits and vegetables make up an Insufficient part of the diet. These foods not only supply n Inrpe part of the bulk necessary but also aid in producing tlie wave-like movements of the intestines (peristalsis) which carry the contents down through the intestines. The abuse of laxatives nr cathartics Is a great source ol trouble today. Too many people have the Idea that if they clean themselves out once a week with a good strong purge it will do them good. However, this upsets the normal regular, rhythm of bowel evacuation and the intestinal waves may not return to normal for several days. Treatment o? simple constipation is usually successful. Of course. if the trouble began in childhood or has lasted for a long time, results are more difficult to obtain. The underlying cause, whether diet, neglect, abuse of laxatives, or lack of exercise — or all of u particular time of day and yield(hem — has to be attacked, by having a bowel movement at Establishing good bowel habits ing to the desire when it comes tura trouble. LITTLl LIZ It doesn't take too much to orouse the varying classes—just o VWiM nlnrm rim* •«••• • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Diamond Lead Bothers Bidder Writte nfor NEA Servlcr By OSWALD JACOBY South would have an easy time with today's hand against a neu He would be able to draw four rounds of trumps and lead a spade towards his hand. He would lose a diamond and either one 01 two spades' depending on ho\\ well he guessed the spades. The diamond opening lead created more of a problem, since WEST NORTH U 4.197.1 VQJ6 *8743 *KQ EAST 4 AQ5 ¥ 4 V 9 8 7 3 « KQJ5 « A 1092 ^108732 495 SOUTH <D) AK 104 V AK 1032 + AJ84 North-South vul. Souih Wai North Eail 1 ¥ Pass 2 V Pass 4 ¥ Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—+ K South was obliged to ruff the second round of the suit .Mrs. Marguerite Harris of New York solved the problem in fine style during the recent tournament In Atlantic City. Mrs. Harris ruffed the second diamond, led a trump to dummy's queen, and returned a spade towards her hand. East stepped up with the ace In order to lead another diamond. South had to ruff again, which made it Impossible Erskuie Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Robin Raymond took her little niece, raised on TV, to see her first movie in a theater. After the fH.m had been on !5 minutes,, the younrrster whispered: "I've got to go, but I'll wp.H until the com- A B-lboa, Calif., dance hall called it a "Dancerama" for va- cationinir teen-agers during Easter week. The teen-agers called it a "Dancerama" . . . Geraldine Brooks anrt New York hotel owner Irv.'in Kramer are dating . . Sicn in a Los Angeles steak house: "In Case nf Atomic Attack, Keep Calm. Pay Bill. Then Run Like Mad." Anthony Qulnn's joining th* went thataway" set In buckskin. He's starring in his first western, The Lonely Gun" ... MGM U talking to Eva Marie Saint about taking over some of the role* slated for Grace Kelly IF Qrace tosses in the career towel. One of the reasons Katharlnt Hepburn, blew up while costarrlng with Bob Hope in "The Iron Petticoat" in London: he wanted t« wear a comic deer-stalker hat not indicated In the script. Add trick names: An Arthur Murray dance instructor anawen to the name of "Donnm. Meechy." for her to draw all of East's trumps. This came to light when Mrs. Harris led out the ace of trumps. West discarded a club, and it was clear that East had a trump trick. Mrs. Harris went deliberately after another diamond ruff. First declarer cashed both of dummy's high clubs, then she ruffed dummy's last diamond with her own Ins trump. When South now led a high club, discarding a spade from the dummy, East had to ruif. East then returned the five of spades, since a trump return would have given declarer no problem. Mrs. Harris correctly finessed th 10 of spades, cas'ied the kin^ of spades, and took the last trick with dummy's high trump. She had needed a strange dummy reversal and careful timing to make this difficult contract against the best defense. I salsa Has Ideas About Publicity By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD I*— "I like publicity about my career, but I have never wanted it about my personal life." So said Zsa Zsa Gabor, who then divulged such items as: 1. She knows less about men than Grace Kelly. 2. Her ex-boyfriend,'Porflrio Ru- birosa. as broken up by her engagement to Hal Hayes. 3. She started the romance with Hayes by asking 'him for a date. Despite what her critics claim, Zsa Zsa's pet hobby is not diamonds or men, but talking. She loves to talk, especially, she says, i-.bout her work. She was enthused about doing a matine* theater chore for NBC-TV this Thursday. "I play a fabulously rich woman who has Just bought her filth husband; she is very 'unhappy," the garrulous Hungarian said, adding coyly: "I on't tell you who it's supposed to be." But somehow the talk drifted to the men in her life, and she made this, comment: "Actually, I know very little about men. I know less than Grace Kelly. Her. own mother said in those newspaper articles that Grace had 17 boy friends. I never played the field. There have only five men in my life" Noting a raised eyebrow, she explained: "We were very rich in Hungary and my father was very strict. Partly because of this. I married the , Turkish ambassador when.I was only 16%. I lived with him for two years and then we \vere divorced. "I came to this country and six months later I was married to C'onrad Hilton. As soon as we were divorced, I married George Sanders. I was married to him for six years and then I started going with Ruble." 75 Years Ago In B/yfhev/'/e Mrs. Paul Pryor, Mrs. W. T. Brewer and Mrs. Toby Long went to Fort Smith today to attend a meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Methodist Churches. Mr. and Mrs. George M. Lee and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Redman spent yesterday in Memphis. Jimmy Frances Clemmons is able to be out after having been ill of pneumonia. She underwent treatment at Blytheville Hospital. More than 300 children hunted eggs In Walker Park yesterday as a result of arrangements made by Dud Cason Post No. 24 of the American Legion. 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