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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 17, 1956
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1958 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS rat couwm NEWS co. R W HAINES. Publisher BARRY A. HAINES, A&sUtahl Publisher PAUL D HUMAN. Advertising Manafer Sol* National Advertlsmj RepresentatlTra: Wallace Wiunei Co.. New York. Chiawo, Detroit. Atlanta. Memphis ~ Entered as"second class matter at the post- office M Blytheville. Arkunsat. under act at Con- tnsi. October 8, 1911 Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city o! Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service li maintained 30c per week By mail, within a radius ol 50 miles. »6.50 pel year J3.50 lor si> months 12.00 (or three months: by mail outside 50 mile zone. 115.60 per rear payable in advance. - The newspaper Is not responsible tor monej paid In advance to carriers. MEDITATIONS it thon put the brethren In remembrance of these things, tiou shall be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up IB the words of faith and of food doctrine, wherennlo thon haft attained.—I Timothy 4:8. * * * - Faith marches at the head of the army of pre- freu. It it found beside the mott refined life, the 'freest government, the profundeat philosophy, th« noblest poetry, the purest humanity.—T. T. Mun- BARBS The height of spring fever for dad Is when h« la too lazy to s*k his son to cut the lawn. * * * Same people look bored even when they are not in society. * * * One at the re»sons lor being overweight Is that t person's weak side often Is his Inside, * * * " Experience ptys you back for whatever you paid to get It. * * * Th« world does mow! We haTen't teen a burnt- wood necktie holder In years and yean. Straws in Wisconsin Wind Casting aside the customary self- serving comments by political leaders who try inevitably to put the best face on things, one may find certain fairly useful Indications In the Wisconsin pre- idential primary. For one thing, Senator Kefauver of Tennessee ran strong in a test where he was without opposition from other Democrats. This showing is bound to have its • effect on politicians around the country watching every straw in the wind. It will enhance the senator's claim that in 1956, as in 1952, ha has vote-getting appeal. Cautiously, one may also say that the Wisconsin outcome lends some tub- stance to Democratic claims that farmers are ready to .translate their evident discontent into votes against the Eisenhower administration. Republicans had said in advance of the event that Democrats could boast if Kefauver got better than 40 per cent of the vote. He drew 42 per cent of the ( total, while President Eisenhower, running with token GOP opposition, polled 55 per cent. , Vote analysis shows that the biggest Democratic increases over 1952 were in farm areas, especially zones where hard-hit hog raisers and "fringe" dairy farmers reside. These results must not, however, be exaggerated. Some insist that the total vote in rural areas was much too low to justify talk of "outright farm revolt." In some counties it was just about half what it had been in the 1952 primary. Many farmers plainly stayed home. At this moment it isn't clear whether this reflects lack of local contests in farm sectors, indifference, tornado conditions, or reluctance to vote Democratic on the part of perhaps disgusted Republicans. Also, it must be observed that Democratic gains were much less in the better-off dairy districts of Wisconsin, where complaints over dwindling income are presumably fewer. On the other side of the picture, analysts are pointing to moderate but definite gains for Mr. Eisenhower in Milwaukee, which accounted for a third of all votes cast in the 1956 primary. He polled 52 per cent against Kefauver's 48 per cent, winning both congressional districts within the city. In the 1952 election, Adlai Stevenson beat "Ike" 52 per cent to 48. Greatest GOP percentage gains there earn* in Neyro wards. In one arci taken by Stevenson with 76 per cent of the volt, Mr. Eisenhower held Kefauver down to 59 per cent this time. In known labor w«rds, the Democratic decline was smaller but still sizable. No one knows whether or not these gains presage a stronger Eisenhower showing in the cities next fall, any more than one can be sure that Democratic farm area gains in Minnesota and Wisconsin mean real farm revolt. At this stage, they are mere indications, pointers to be studied with care. They may contain the clue to the fall result, but much more springtime evidence will be needed before any political sage dare say he has ferreted out that cluue. VIEWS OF OTHERS Ladies And Gentlemen Some old-fashioned words get badly abused In these modern times. Two, the meaning of which seems to have b«n lost completely are "Lady and "Gentleman." Both of these terms supposedly reflect careful upbringing, the fine manners and a certain consideration of others. They do so no longer. They are used Indiscriminately to designate any person of the appropriate sex, or even the proper door at the side of the filling station. We were in a store the other day. The harassed clerk wh6 was trying to wait on two women wu getting this: "Where's the manager of thla store. I am going to reoprt you. I'll have you know you are not to call me a woman. I am a lady." The clerk, with a correct use of the English language had Just asked another customer to excuse her while she "got this woman a spool of thread," The customer wanted to be called a lady. (She was demonstrating very clearly thaf she was not . a, lady.) Furthermore, she was demonstrating that the thought the word "woman" was a term of reproach. It ia nothing of the kind. She knew neither manners nor the English language.—Laurel (Mias.) Leader-Gail What's What In Who's Who Nothing seems quite so serious in Britain as It seems In America—not even being In "Who's Who." We ar» brought to this reflection by t recent analysis in a British weekly as to probable reasons which move the royal patronage secretary to offer flattering literary honors to one writer while perhaps alighting another. There is the case of Sir Osbert Sitwell, for uample. rrom our own experience we know that Sir Osbert deserves only the best. For was It not he who, replying to an American reporter as to whether Sir Osbert would ever install television In his English house, said: "But that would involve putting In electric lights, wouldn't it?" Now, if only Sir Osbert could confine his wit- tlclsms to preas conferences. But he has also Informed the British "Who's Who" that he was "educated in the holiday from Eton." And some British admirers feel that is a result he has never enjoyed all the honors he deserves. In a somewhat Sitwelllan vein the British weekly's analyist remarks: "The" tendency to strike a lighter note in 'Who's who' should be any writer who alms at literary decorations." Some entrants In the British "Who's Who" hav« found ways to avoid the worst tactical errors, ror example, one adequately distinguished "' admits only that "Those things do best please ma that befall preposterously." And others, still more cautious, omit entirely all rtfcrenct to their recreations. Which makes them sedate enough to be considered even for "Who's Who in America."— Christian Sctense Monitor. No Rain Inside Tonight If the weight of the world Is upon your shoulders and the day seems dark and drear, take cheer. There's bright time at hand. It is true that the highway death rate is galloping upward, floods are rampagln over the globe, famine Is abroad, war is in tha air, and, here and there, the rent is due. But all Is not dark. For example: There are 163.927,358 American who are not members of the Communist party. Approximately 38,450.000 couples will remain more or less happily married this year. Some 162,717,81)0 persons will not die of cancer this year and 162.380,457 will not have fatal heart attacks. Of the 19,1)77,472 little boys In the country the age of ten, only six or possibly seven will have to go through the ordeal of being President. Tht Internal Revenue Deptrtment will find <S,848,154 Income t»x returns filed correctly. And, finally, there are »3 countries which h«ve not discovered the secret of the hydrogen bomb.—Greenville (3. C.) Piedmont. SO THEY SAY I'm not commenting on any 61 that stuff (Vice President Nixon's future). I'm (or the farmer and Hoegh lor governor. — Gov. Leo A. Hoegh ol Iowa. The greatest pitfall of a young congressman 1» taking himself too seriously. Many a good man has lost out because he thought he was carrying the burden of the world on his shoulders. - Rep. Joseph W. Martin (R-Mass) starting his 32nd year In Uie House of Representatives. * if if. I would Just as soon he In hell with my back broke as a farmer Handing before (Agriculture Secretaryi Benson expecting to get either help, relief or sympathy. — Son. Robert S. Kcrr (D- Oklaj during Senate debate on the farm bill. Then It's Agreed-No Hard Pounding On the Table" NEA Strike, lot Peter Edson's Washington Column — Scene in Washington Is Taking On a Slight Haze of Unreality .. .. By PETER EPSON .. .. NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Things sure have been mixed up around here lately. Hard to keep 'em straightened out. For instance, if you're not careful, you may get the impression it's Grace Kelly and the Prince of Monaco who are being sent on a Mediterranean good will mission by the United Nations—to see if they can't bring love to the Arabs and Israelis. (Muut be something wrong with this some place, but" that's the way it comes out here.) On their way back, no doubt, Mr, and Mrs, Monaco will stop off in Cyprus to spread their charms on the Greeks and British, to make them love one another again. .(Maybe Their Royal Highnesses are being confused with somebody else. Oh yes. That's It. It goes like this:) U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold is being flown to the Middle East to build the Aswan Dam all by himself. (If there U anything wronsr with that Btatement It will have to be admitted that building the Aswan Dam all by hinweU won't be any harder for Dag than trying to bring peace to Palestine, all by himself. Let's try again.) In line with his own efforts to further world peace, President Eisenhower has just sent Congress a new request for another half billion dollars — to build more intercontinental bombers and guided missiles. This is obviously intended to convince the U.N. Disarmament Conference, now in session in London, that the U.S. means busi- r - about wanting to cut armaments. (Or does it?) Since Congress was so far behind in its work this year ,it took a ten-day vacation at Easter time tci catch up. .This was to set the country an example. If you want to get ahead in this world, always take plenty of vacations. (Ask your six-year-old what's wrong with that sentence.) First business Congress took up on return from its rest cure was the farm bill. The United States now has nine billion dollars worth of surp'lus crops and is spending a million dollars a day Just to store them. To correct this situation, Con gress proposes raising price support levels so that bigger surpluses can be grown to put in storage, at Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD a cost of hundreds of millions more. (The funny part of it is thai though this sounds completely crazy, that's the way it actually is. No wonder things tend to ge confused and come out wrong on the typewriter. For instance:) President Eisenhower — emulating the example set by Congress —or vice versa—has gone to Augusta, Ga., to catch up on hLs study of the controversial school segregation issue. This is 119 doubt a continuation of his earlier studies of the civil rights issue, made at Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey's Georgia plantation, in late Febn ary. (No, no, no. That'a hot righ either. Try again:) President Eisenhower has gon to Augusta, Ga.—to try to balanc the budget. Well, If it isn't thnt, and if It' not to shoot quail, and if the in creased farm bill and militar expenditures make it Impossib to trim the budget—why then th President must have gone Augusta to trim his golf score an his personal figure. The President will return Washington in time to open th baseball season. That's importan 1 the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service. EDWIN f. JORDAN, M.D. By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Service A most interesting discussion ol air pollution —•• t subject of increasing importance — .appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine In March of this year. The problem of air pollution or poisonous smog Is not likely to arise until a city, reaches 25,000 or more. Even then it is influenced by other factors such as climate, geographic location, Jual used and industries present. It is certain, however, that Ml pollution Is one of the consequences 01 increasing population. Death-dealing smogs have occurred in the Meuse Valley, Bel-| gium, in 1930. In Donora. Pa., in October. 1948, and in London early in December, 1952 The first two were responsible of about 60 and 20 deaths, respectively. The four-day London smog caused some 4,000" deaths. It is quite clear that such dangerous smogs as these, as well as the annoying ones which have been reported from Los Angeles, New York, and other cities, are the result of varying conditions, j some produced by nature and; others man made. Nature's contribution is the occasional development of a stable, quiet atmosphere with what is known as temperature inversion. The latter means that, instead of the air cooling the higher it POCK, It gets warmer for some distance. It has the effect of putting a lid or. the atmosphere so that smoke exhaust fumes, and other prod nets of industrial society arc krpt from escaping into the wider at- rnsophere. Man's contribution varies from place to place. In the London smog disaster, for example, the chief cause -was assigned to efficient open coal fires. The record. According to the New England Journal report, this city now- points with pride to the fact that a transatlantic plane, after being unable to land near New York or Boston because of poor visibility, was accommodated at Pittsburgh. There are interesting sidelights to the problem. It was reported that during the • JACOBY ON BRIDGE 'Normal' Lead Robs Defender Wrltte nfor NEA Serrlo By OSWALD JACOBY West was embarrassed and an noyed after the play of today' hand. The game had been stole from under West's nose, despit his 19 points and strong suit. West opened the queen of clubs London log, prize cattle in a show! a fatal error, and South won were badly affected but ordinary cattle in the same area were not. the king. South led the queen o diamonds, overtaking with dum The prize animals were kept! my's king when West properly clean while the ordinary ones for played the 10. A low diamond no\v slaughter stood in the familjan knocked out the ace, and Soutl barnyard odor with fairly high) was sure of nine tricks. concentrations of ammonia. | West hopeiully cashed the ace am It was assumed that the am-!J ack ° r clubs - ne set U P a tenth monia neutralized the sulphur di-i trick for South. oxide pas and hence gave them! The queen of clubs is the norma' the protection the prize animals) opening lead, but it was mcorrec 1 did not receive. It was suggested people that people might be protected, too, if all of them could have a damp baby around the house. UTTLl LIZ chemical constituents of these fires included surphur dioxide gas perhaps the most poisonous agent. Although It is too much to expect that (he climate can Do changed, there are preventive measures which can- be introduced. In lhl« respect perhaps Pitts, burgh has so far had tha best Experience fs what enables you to recognize o mistake the minute you moke it ogoln. « NE *» NORTH (D) 17 A A6 ¥84 »KJ76432 452 WEST EAST AK J3 498752 ¥KJ6 V1097 4 A 10 » 985 + AQJ93 +87 SOUTH North 3 « Pass * AQ532 »Q 4 K 1064 East-West vul. Cast South W«l Pass 3 N.T. Double Pass Pass Opening lead— 1)1 Q MACKKKHI.'S MANNICR The mackerel has n ditlprr-nt swimming apparatus than other fishes. It has no air bladder to give It buoyancy, but strong muscles along Its spinal column enable it to tuck Its, fins In close to the body for maximum swim ming efficiency. Saliva glands of the American short-tailed shrew contain a poison similar to that of the cobra It.1.1 Instant death to Insects and rodcnu. In this case. The reason for lead- IIIR the queen In this situation Is that you want to force out the king while your pnrtner still has a club or 'two. If your partner later wins a trick, he will be able to return your suit. In this case, you know that your partner will never win a trick You mlpht Just as well begin the clubs by leading the ace. This puts you In position to continue with the queen of clubs, if you wish, or to switch to a different suit. If West hart opened the nee •(>! clubs, East would have dropped HOLLYWOOD — NEA) — Hollywood and Grapevine: Marilyn Monroe, on a dignity kick, is vexed about a peeler named Dixie Evans who advertises herself as "The Marilyn Monroe" of burlesque. . . It's definite this time that Robert Mitchum. who has long threatened it, will move away from. Hollywood with his family. Bob will return for film assignments, but the ce n s u s taker won't be counting his nose as a movifttown citizen. One of the factors, it's said, is the trouble his son became Involved in recently. The Jeanne Grain—Paul Bruik- man divorce news was billed as a surprise in the news columns but It was no surprise to readers of a scandal magazine. The last Issue put Paul on the spot with Jeanne. Inside on the romances of Shelly Winters and Tony Franciosa is that the marriage isn't likely, but not for the reasons given by Shelley. Tony, a bit younger than La Winters, simply Isn't free to walk down the aisle with any damsel. The situation can change in time, 01' course, but right now the complications are mountain-high. Liberace's Mom is In good health again and family friends say that it wasn't a heart attack. . . . Gordon MacRae's wife, Sheilah. who's talented as all get- out, can take bows for the success of his TV stanzas. She's on the production end of every show and writes most of his material. Much about the Marlon Brando- Josanne Berenger engagemeni fshe says it's still on 1 ) .doesn't add up, but there's no doubt that they still see each other. Marge and Gower Champelon missed by one year their calculation about a Pablum-chomper. They said It would happen In 195S, but the stork's due next October. That Perry Como seems to be Inspiring people to name their progeny after him. Pier Angeli and Vic Damone named tlfttr boy Perry Roco and Mamie Var. Doren and Ray Anthony dubbed their image Perry Ray. The Witnet: After reading that book about Bridey Murphey, Hollywood actor is said to have changed his Will leaving everything to himself. . . Sudden thought: The casinos in Las Vegas don't have to play with loaded dice—they just play with loaded people. This Is Hollywood, Mrs. Jones: Gary Grant will star in a movie written by his wife, Betsy Drake News stories about "House Boat," his next film at Paramount, failed, for some reason or other, to identify author "B. Winkle" as Betsy's pen name. She's already sold several TV scripts. Unless something unforeseen develops, the divorce of John Derek and Patti Behrs will proceed without i hitch. Patti Is completely satisfied .with .the property settlement and Is resigned to the realization that her handsome husband will probably marry Ursula Andresa neit year. the, eight since an opening ace- lead against no-trump conventionally calls for partner's highest card. It would then be clear that South held both the king and 10 of clubs. An alert West would see that the clubs were of doubtful value and that dummy's diamonds were a dangerous threat. West would therefore switch to the king of spades at the second trick, forcing out dummy's ace. The diamonds would wind up with about seven would be shut out, and South tricks. June Allyson and Dick Powell will see Europe this summer with their closest friends, Edgar and Prances Bergen. . . Now that Miriam Franklin has less th>n » year to go before her final divorc* decree, Gene Nelson and Piper Laurie are admitting marriig* plans. Selected Short*: Joan ColUoi and hubby Maxwell Re«d an headed for m peace pipe MMioa to clear the way for her divorc*. . . . Jennifer Jones presented cameraman Leon Shamror wltk a S1000 watch for photographic*; her so magnificently In "Lov« a Many gplendored Thine-" Lana Now Calls Shots On Career By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD.(*-Por the first time in 17 years, Lana Turner can call her career her own. And she'j never been happier. • Lana got sprung from her lone exclusive contract with MOM alter months of campaigning. She still owes the studio live pictures in the net five years, but otherwise she's a free agent. Wonderful Hollywood hideaway. "At last 1^ n read srccan can read script* from other studios—I've been going through a stack this high at home. And I can talk about my own deals, in- sted of doing what the studio 3Dor some time Lana had been unhappy about a few thing! at th* studio. For one thing, she never er ET dirst 1! years there. "I didn't even'get to M« th* scripts that were offered to me from the outside," she remarked. ]"eeadlo turned them down (or me. • ' "Finally, I made a big pitch I* be allowed to do 'TheSJEAJRhas*.' I argued that it would do m« a lot of good to be teamed in a wethicit oaJhn en Wy. AOIp j' ,.:; etaoin shrdu cmlwy ...... srrethe picture didn't turn out as well as eople had hoped, but at least it set the precedent. And it led to another loan-out, "Th* Rains of Ranchipur.' " Lana made no bones about her dissatisfaction with her last two epics at MOM, epensive turfcevs v called "The Prodigal" aild "Diane." "I argued with them that I was not the kind ol a girl who sho"M be in costume pictures," she said. "Look—I'm a mort n rr-'""!? rl. The ..good pictnr"- Tt — -ne 'Postman Always Rings Twice/ "The Bad and the Beautiful,' ser- haps 'Rains of Ranchipur'—should have proven that. 15 Yean Ago In Blythevilh Miss Churchill Buck and Mis* Martha Ann Lynch returned to Fayetteville today after having spent the holiday here with their parents.. Miss Nannie Clarke Smith and Jack Horner, son ol Mr. and Mrs W. I. Horner, spent the weekend in Wheatley with Miss Smith's parents. Mrs. Rupert Craffon. Mrs. H. O. Partlow and Mrs. Neill will attend the State Parent-Teacher Association convention in Little Rock Wednesday and Thursday. Mrs. Eugene Dickson and Mr«., C. L. Nabers were guests of Mrs. John McHaney yesterday afternoon when she was hostess to member* of the Tuesday Contract Club. Young Actor ACROSS 1 Young actor, Murphy 6 He stars in motion picture 11 Tie 13 Vend in small quantities H Lodger 15 Within 16 Doctor of 7 Possessive pronoun 8 Den 9 Southern France 10 Winter vshlcle 12 Tissue 13 Wash lightly 18 Lubricant 20 Move with vigor 21 Highway Holy Scripture,,, T(ab -> (ab.) 22 Lamprey 17 Mr. Chaney 19 Disencumber 20 short ribs 24 Made mistakes 27 Oglers 31 Falsehoods 32 Language 33 Laths 35 Be dull and spiritless 36 Most weird 39 Hindu queen 40 Withdraws 42 Pronoun 45 Individual 46 Hospital (ab.) 49 Star 82 Hebrew ascetic 55 Made anew 58 More costly 57 Harangue 58 Diadem DOWN 1 Riling 2 Footed vases 3 River barriers 4 Yellow bugle plant 5 Consume C Marsh 30 Dirk 44 Chibchan 34 Observe Indian 37 Small rock 46 Wile of Zeus 38 Important 47 Heavy blow metal 4t Wheys o( 23 Plays 39 Musical note milk 24 Otherwise 41 Bamboollke 50 Wrestling 25 Irritate (coll.) grass cushion 26 Erect 42 He is a —, 51 Fish 28 Famous of World 53 Harden English school War II 54 Capuchin 29 Mature 43 Eternity (ab.) monkey II 12 5S SJ 50 51 w> z W*

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