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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 1, 1953
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS VONDAT, TONE 1,1981 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES. PublUlwr HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. PREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Mantcer Views of Others Reciprocal Sole National Adrertlslng Representatives: Wallace WiVmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter »t the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Member of The Associnted Preu SUBSCRIPTION BATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or »ny suburban town where carrier service Is main- talced, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, »2.50 for six months, $1.25 tor three months', by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, ai sheep having no ahcpherd. Matthew 9:38. O God, how beautiful the thought, How mercifuu the blest decree, That grace can always be found when sought, And nought shut out the soul from thee. —Eliza Cook. Barbs Shifting ofyHighway 61 Needs Careful Thought It is unfortunate that, when Blytheville already is split half a dozen different ways on the controversial situation, that another problem involving sharp differences of opinion should arise. Relocating of U. S. Highway 61 so that it passes Blytheville at a point about one-half mile east has brought the expected divergence of opinion. Thus far, however, the opinions are primarily selfish with one exception. Many persons residing on or near the highway would like to see it moved to rid them of a -noise and traffic nuisance. Others, whose businesses are located along Highway 61, are naturally opposed to its relocation. The exception is that virtually everyone would like to see the highway rerouted to the extent that it would no longer pass by the schools on Chickasawba Avenue, Considering that the precise location of the bypass is not yet known, we feel that the Chamber of Commerce High- Way and Traffic Committee did the right thing in inviting Herbert Eldridge, the state highway director, to meet with its members and provide more exact information. There are a number of aspects involved in a proposal of this nature, and while everyone cannot be satisfied every . step should be taken to determine what's best for the city as a whole. While the Highway Department V;as asked the Chamber of Commerce for recommendations on the proposed relocation, it may or may not feel impelled to follow them. It has become a growing practice to route highways around small towns and cities to facilitate the flow of through traffic. One of the things to be determined is just how the city's economy is affected by having the highway pass through Blytheville. But most important, whether the new route is essentially the same or bypasses the city, is locating it away from schools. We have been exceedingly fortunate that there have been relatively few accidents involving students. But how long our luck will last is always a question. Picnic time — when keys break In two when you start to open a can of sardines. * * * The fellow who makes repairs on telephone wires Is the first one to know when kite season li here again. + * * Any crack about the weather these days certainly doesn't come under the head of dry humor. * * » If your »re In the habit of carrying a spare head, fa ahead and dive Into strange swimming places. ' * * * All human beings carry germs, says a doctor. And it's a shame that the'files don't know it. Foreign trade Is a complex subject. However, one face is not difficult to understand. Trade must be t two-way street. An example of the constructive force of foreign trade may be found In the Jute Industry. The Jute Industry of India links the fanners of America with the farmers of Asia and, in doing so accounts for two-way trade that is ot benefit to both. Manufacture of burlap from the Jute crop of Indian Pakistan Is India's largest Industrial enterprise. Burlap exports by India to the United States In 1951 accounted for 26 per cent of India's total dollar earnings and amounted to $80.000.000. About 80 per cent of the imports of burlap by America are used for the packaging of agricultural commodities In burlap bags. The use of burlap bags by farmers in turn has helped to create a foreign market for the products of American agriculture — In the year 1951 India bought $330,000,000 worth of American agricultural products, including $120,000,000 worth of cotton. Aside from the fact that trade is the only practical alternative to pouring out billions In foreign aid at the expense of the American taxpayers, this country needs the products of other lands. As President Eisenhower declared in his Inaugural address, "For all our own material might, even we need markets in the world. Equally we need vital materials and products of distant lands." —The Portsmouth Star. What Next? The Colorado Supreme Court ruled the other day that Ernest Nemcth, 25, was entitled to . workmen's compensation payments of $11.87 a week from Denver University. What makes this rather notable is that the "job" in which the court found that Nemeth was employed by the university was that of football player, and the Injury for which the workmen's compensation was ordered was a wrenched back which he suf. fered during spring football practice. Denver U. football players, like other college gridders, are "amateurs," of course, and the university didn't actually hire him to play football. It hired him to work on the campus tennis courts. But young Nemeth had been given to understand that this job depended upon his playing football, and when his back injury cut off his football career he lost his campus Job. The court ruling in this case opens some Interesting possibilities. If football players are in Interstate commerce, as they surely are when they play Intersectional games, coaches may have to abide by the wage-hour law and not work their players more thnn 40 hours a week unless they,, pay time and a half for overtime. Then, too, the wny seems wide open for John L. Lewis or some other enterprising labor leader to unionize these workers. A nationwide football strike next fall would get bigger headlines than any coal or steel strike. In the end, President Eisenhower might have to seize the colleges so that the Saturday afternoon schedules could be met. —Fort Meyers (Pla.) News-Press. '. . . However, the Doves Are Really Scoring!" Implementation By clmnco arriving In the same mail were (1) a routine government agency "background information" handout, rich In standard federal prose, and (2) a Jester's interpretation of several dozen of Washington's standard bromides. Said (1) in part: "Officials have under consideration a series of reorientatlon conferences looking to a survey for possible clarification of earlier regulations." Interpolating (1) with a few of the daffy, nitlons In (2), the former rends: Officials have "under consideration" (never heard of it) a series of "reoricntation" (getting used to work again) "conferences" (where conversation takes the place of dreary labor and lonely thought) looking to a "survey" (we need nore time to think of an answer) for possible "clarification" (to fill in the background with so many details the foreground is lost in the underground) of "earlier" (let's spread the responsibility for this) regulations. X Coincidence can be beautiful. —St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Peter ft/son's Washington Column— Proposed Pay Hike for Salons Would Net Each $500 a Month HOLLYWOOD —(NKAi—Behind the Screens: For the first time In his long and brilliant acting career Charles Laughton lost an emoting duel. The winnah—Lou Costello! Still chuckling about It Is Hillary Brooke, who watched the fireworks as a member of the cast when Laughton and Lou worked together in "Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd. "Lou dreams up dialogue and visual gags in the middle of scenes. Laughton stuck to the script and he was lost, Hillary pilled-it. "H« didnt know where he was and he never learned the rick of working with Lou. You can't play scenes to Lou. You have o play with him. Hillary herself objected to Lou as an acting partner but after 26 telefilms with him she's his biggest booster. "His comedy is rain of .thought, she says. "If 'OU stay on the train you can have a ball. MEATY ROLE FOR LION FREDRIC MARCH played the itle role but it was really Alex D'Arcy who was "The Man on the Tight Rope. Alex, who played the lion tamer in the film, is still shuddering over Director Elia Kazans efforts' to put realism Into the picture. "He's a crazy man, D'Arcy says. "He'll do anything for realism—on your time. The only protection I had in that lion cage were a couple of off - stage sharpshooters. I was scared stiff. Next day I broke two ribs when I missed a flying leap into a moving auto. Elia asks for the Impossible but he'» * great director. Alex, who once specialized in celluloid wolves, is clicking again in Hollywood with a big role coming up in "How to Marry a Millionaire with Marilyn Monroe. Hollywood's discovered another- Brando, but this ones shapely, ' friendly and predictable! She's Marlon's pretty sister, Jocelyn, not emoting in Columbia's "The Big Heat and "China Venture." "Im older than Marlon and you can't compare us, says Jocelyn. "We react the same way to things but our performances differ. He's shy and won't talk. I'm shy but I talk all the time. The petite newcomer is married to TV writer Elliot Asinof, is the mother of two boys and "never got anywhere at the studios when I was living in Hollywood during the war. They said I wasnt the type." "TOPPER" ON TELEFILM MEET television's first appari- tlonal Mr. and Mrs.—Ann Jeffreys and Robert Sterling. Ann and Bob gave up the moves to sing and dance as the best new night-club act in years and now they'll be ectoplasmic stars NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA)— The jroposed'raise in salary to $25,)00 a year for the 531 members of Congress would net J.he law- about year apiece, or a $500- a-month Increase in tnkehome pay. Tax experts fig- SO THEY SAY The economic ar.d political consequences which would come from an improved price support program would be, I think, quite wholesome. — Agriculture Secretary Ezra Benson. * * » While the weapons continue to get the headlines, tlie possibilities of nuclear developments in power, medicine, biology, agriculture and Industry hold the greatest assurance of the advancement of man. — Eugene M. Zuckert, Atomic Energy Commission member. » + * If we flop any appreciable amount of our imports it would cut our exports and start Internal economic effects in the United Stales that could be very, very serious — a descending economic situation. — Mutual Security Director Stassen. • * ,* * Such policies as the administration is now following are what brought on the depression of the 192's. — Sen. John J. Sparkman (D., Ala.). » * * I am satisfied that this (High Command shakeup) ought to give a complete new look to our military program. — Sen. Robert A. Taft. * * . * Every time I looked around there was a MTG firing at me. I was really glad when that tangle was over. When I started the first MIG smoking It seemed to attract every Mid In the sky like bees after honey. — Jet ace Manuel Fernandez, Jr. ure it like this: Present base pay of congressmen, $12,500 a year. With standard deduction Peter Edson . of $g50 _ for a married man and wife with no ependcnts — the federal income ax would be $1712. This would inke a net of $10,788. On top o his congressmen now get $250C xpense money tax - free. This nakes total income $1$3,288. On the $25,000 Income, with stniv ord deductions of $1000, the fed- ral Income tax would be $5836 his would leave a net Income ol 10,104. The $$2500 tax-free ex ense allowance would be cancel- 'd under this arrangement. The government would gain jout $2 million a year in taxes, t n cost of $5 million in increased ayroli. Potter Trips Up Michigan's new Republican sen- ,or, Charles E. Potter, made & ne-mlnute speech the other day which he congratulated the New ork longshoremen for their vol- Hnry action in ending what the nator called "the shnkc-up s,ys- m" of hiring waterfront works. It wasn't just a typographical ror, because the senator referred "ihe shake-up" three times dur- t his remarks. Whoever okayed prool on the anscript of the senator's remarks r the Congressional Record will obably be . shaken up, however, len he learns that the word is hape-up.'.' It is taken from the anner in which dock workers have traditionally lined up every morning to be picked by hiring bosses for the day's work. Senator Potter, being r. member of the committee investigating the waterfront rackets, knew all about it. Labor Policy Unspelled Secretary of Labor Martin P. Durkin went out to Chicago to make a speech before the Inter- felt very pleased. Albarran opened the ten of spades from -the West land, and I looked at the dummy to count up my tricks. I could obviously take three spades, two learts and four diamonds. Heno the contract wau in no danger. "It was equally obvious to me at remembering Washington faces I that I could easily make one o: who have a ball as sophisticated ghosts in 26 telefilms based on Thome Smith's famous "Topper" tories. Ann's beaming over the chance at comedy "after all those movie "lorse operas and gangster melo- ramas." Bob was No. 1 boy at MOM when he went into the Army, but he asked for his release when he returned "because I was getting nowhere fast. I gave up a lot of money but I've never been EO happy." and names, and he is not. The Secretary confessed that when starting out for a reception the national Ladies' Garment Work-! other night, he couldn't even re- ers' convention. Many people peeled the Secretary to use this platform for spelling out some of his ideas on U. S. labor policy. He has been having so much difficulty in getting the Elsenhow- er administration leaders to agree on a labor policy, however, thai there wasn't anything on this sub ject he could say. He therefore confined his speech to "Labor's Role in International Affairs." An Open Book A break was called during Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson's testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, to allow the senators to go back to the floor and vote on the new economic controls bills. After the senators had left the room, Secretary Wilson and his staff retired to a conference room. Reporters wandered into the corridor. Only a few spectators remained in the hearing roonj. Some of them strolled around the committee table and inspected the brass name plates indicating each senator's place. Then at.the desk where Mr. Wilson had been seated they noticed a black leather notebook on which was stamped in gold letters, "TOP SECRET. Budget and Fiscal Data. Office of the Comptroller, D.O.D. TOP SECRET." Nobody bothered to open It, and it remained there, unattended, until the senators returned from vot- ng and Secretary Wilson continued his testimony. Ezio and Ike ' ! One of the speakers at a recent party given by a group of congressmen's wives turned to two of the honor guests, First Lady Mamie Eisenhower and Mrs. Ezio ~>lnza and declared gushingly:: "All the women of this country lave something in common with Joth of you. They're in love with four men." "Sceing--Eye" Wife Secretary of Interior Douglas JcKay explained recently that In liese dnys he refers to Mrs. Mc- tny. as his "seeing-eye dog." The eason Is that Mrs. McKay is good member what the host looked like. Simple Logic Magazine writer Blake Clark's young daughter, who has spent a lot of time in Hawaii with her parents, quipped to her father: "Daddy, I don't want -Hawaii to become a state. I want it to stay a beach." Sweet 16 Remark by a society . matron, overheard at a Washington cocktail party: "Oh! John Foster Dulles sent me my first orchid, when I was 16," • Slow, hut Sure The Army's plan to build bases around major cities for the installation of "Nike" antiaircraft guided missile stations Is .getting a hard eye from Pentagon budget experts. Each Nike launching site requires huge concrete structures^ and complicated electronic equipment. On top of that each Nike base requires constant services of many troops. This creates a big 3roblem in decentralized feeding and housing. For this investment in land, per- mament buildings and high main- enance costs, the Nike critics :laim complete protection against enemy bombing is not provided. Only one Nike can be fired at a ime because of the numerous ra- io channels needed to guide it. ""he missle is extremely accurate, mt the slow firing rate makes 't . far from absolute anti-aircraft reapon in mass bombing attacks. Conventional Plans The Democrats haven't given up completely on Indiana National Committeeman Paul M. Butler's idea for a mid-term convention in 1954. While the original plan for a full - scale convention has been abandoned because of cost and southern Democratic opposition to risking a party split on platform and policy, there is skill much support for a rump convention of some kind. This bob-tailed meeting wouldn't have as many delegates as a presidential-year nominating conven- See EDSON on Paire 9 more overtricks with the clubs, am not ordinarily a pig, but we were playing for very high stakes and I saw no reason to negleci WEST 41098 VQ10 « 52 NORTH (D) I *K43 » A75 • AKQ« + 10 3S EAST 47652 VJ986Z « 743 *AQ7432 • SOUTH *AQJ VK43 » J 10 9 3 + KJ9 Both sides vut. North East South I » Pass 2 N.T. 3 N.T. Pass Pass Opening lead— 4 10 W«t Pass Pass those nice juicy overtricks. "I therefore won the first trick in dummy with the king of spades and led- the ten of clubs for a finesse. East naturally played the six of clubs, I followed with the nine and Albarran unhesitatingly dropped the deuce of clubs from the West hand. 'I thought of the value of the wertrlck, decided that I could use a new hat, and led another cl 'b fum the dummy! I got that sinking feeling to the pit of my stom- fcch when East fumbled for a discard. And I continued to sinV as Albarran took the nexl five -,rlcks wilh his clubs." Dick Prey hasn't been playing much tournament bridge lately, but he Is one of .he greatest bridge payers who eve- took a fteesse. Maybe he'd have been even greater if he had skipped one of those lir.esses. "The 20-year-olds come along and start pushing you. You have to capitalize on what you've learned. All I know Is show business." That's Johnny Johnston, back in Hollywood with a new bride (his ex is Kathryn Grayson) and a new gloss on his career, explaining why he's added producer duties to his singing as a TV star. As co-producer with Ken Murray of the CBS show that stars them both, Johnny helps with writing, directing and music, and philosophizes: "What else is there if you're going to stay in show business? You either go Into another phase of the business or you become a used-car salesman. I'd ba a sucker not to look ahead." 15 Years Ago In Blythevillt — Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry entertained a group of their friends at a bingo party last night at their home. Harvey Morris, circuit court clerk, is spending this week in Osceola. attending court there. Miss Evelyn Smart has arrived home from Columbus, Miss., where she attended Mississippi State Col- ege for Women, to spend the summer months. V-3/V **m*® NEA Job has been a symbol of patience since Bible times, .but he never had a boil like the Korean war and truce negotia* tions to bother him. Animal Answers Answer to Previous Puzzle the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service Fenr is a strange thing and develop, providing the heart nnd even the youngsters do not always kidneys are normal, since the latter will eliminate any excess fluid. avoid it. Q—I have a - three-year-old daughter who Is afraid of people, and when a stranger walks in the house she rims away screaming. Is this just a habit and will she outgrow It, or what? ; Mrs. B. A—One would guess that this little girl had been frightened at some time by something which perhaps even the mother did not know about. Every effort should be made to keep her calm and unexcited and to gradually help her to get dway from this habit. Q—How much water should the average person tnke each dny, and is it possible for the body to become water logged? D. L. A—There is no absolute standard. I suppose for the average person from four to six glasses of water a day or the equivalent in other fluids would be enough. This would Vary with age, with the amount of exercise, with the temperature 'of the outside air, and nany other things. It Is possible 'or a person to become waterlogged. Ordinarily this does not Q—A friend of mine had a baby in 1952. Her husband says it does not belong to him. Is there any definite way of proving the buby is his? Mrs. I. A—This question presumably refers to the use of blood types in so-called "paternity" tests. These tests cannot prove that a child is fathered by any one particular man. When properly employed they can be used to show. In some cases, that a particular man cannot have been the father of a particular child. Some courts accept evidence of this kind, at least In part. Q—Whenever I have an open wound, even a paper cut or skinned ankle, the healing seems slow. Almost immediately alter the injury a deep scab forms underneath, which is always an infection. After a few days the scab mist be removed, leaving » deep hole which heals within a day or .wo. Do I hove a deficiency or what It U>« trouble? Mrs. H. H. A—This is a peculiar kind of. healing since one would not 'expect this to occur unless the object causing the injury carried germs into the wound. Perhaps this is what happens, and if such wounds are not too frequent and healing does come anyway, it should cause little concern. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Nerer Antagonize Bridge Opponent By OSWALD J'ACOBY Written for NEA Service When a bridge player falls flat on his nose In his play of a bridge land it is usually tactful to look the other way. A bridge columnist who wants to keep his friends may name the hero of a hand but not villain. Today's hand is excep- ional because the joke la on Dick F.rey, and he tells the story himself. "This happened more than IS /ears ago," Prey relates, "when a French team captained by Pierre Albarran came to this country to play»some team matches. At that line Ely Culbertson and I played >ome set games against Alb&rran and his favorite partner, Sophocle fcnlzelos. "When I reached a contract of three no-trump witi mil bwKt, I HOP.IZONTAL 1 Porcine animal 4 Horseback game 8 Preparatory 'schcol (coll.) 12 Poem 13 State 14 Comfort 15 Through 16 Malting motions 13 Asian deer (Pi.) SO Baked clay. slabs 21 Electrified particle 22 Creek oin 2; Sharp pain 26 Clip 17 Animal friend 30 "Lily maid of Astols:" 32 Spanish mackerel >4 Shiny cotton fabric 35 Rowing 16 Individual 37 Stupid person (slang) 39 Playing cards 40 Young salmon 41 Employ 42 Around 45 Worm 49 Perceived 51 Compass point 52 Diminutive suffix 53 Monster 54 Wilnesj 55 Beginners 56 River dam 57 Indian weifht VERTICAL 1 Small explosions 2 Notion 3 Sprout 4 Heathen 5 Above 6 Moral 7 Table scrap 8 Danger 9 Wading bird AO Hireling 26 Spanish gentleman^ 11 Wooden pins 27 Not for sale 17 Ideal state 28 Sea eagle 19 Hobgoblin 23 Buffalo 24 Mexican dollar 25 Russian wolfhound 29 Labels 31 Void 33 Delete 38 Citrus fruit 40 Purplish browns 41 Beneath 42 Arabian gulf 43 Digestive liquid 44 Norwegian capital 46 Italian priest 47 Arrow poison 48 Ruminant 50 Propel a boat if

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