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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE BIGHT BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 19S8 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COtlWXB KSWS OO. H. W. HAINB8. Publisher A. HAINES, Assistant FuMUMT A. A. rREDBICKSON, Editor D. HUMAN, Advert!»inf Belt National Adrertislng Representatives: Wallac* Witmer Co., New York. Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Mtmphli. Entered u second class matter at the post- ortlct »t Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act oS Con- ITCH, October », 1917. Member of The Associated Preni SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier to the city of Blythevllle or »ny wburban town where carrier service i> maintained, 25c per week. BT mall, within a rtdlus of 50 miles, $5.00 per war 12 SO for six months, $1.25 tor three months; b, mail outside 50 mile lone, Wit per rear payable In advance. Meditations When the waves of death compassed me, the fioodi of ungodly men made me afraid. — II Samuel 22:5. * * * To the Christian death has redemptive significance. It is the portal through which we enter the presence of our lord. — Hllys Jasper. Barbs Now Is a good time for all the people who love to spread dirt to get out into their garden. * * * Come real hot weather and the *als will b* loinr without stockings again. Sheer today — jone tomorrow. * * * No news is good news — except at a meeting of the neighborhood Women's bridge club. * * » Get plenty of sleep, frals — then the face th»t la your fortune won't be overdrawn. * » » A Minnesota doctor says women will live longer if they wear fewer clothes. Where — In the Wink? Red Aims Seem Unchanged, So Now Is No Time to Relax Nearly three years ago the Communists moved into South Korea and thereupon touched off the greatest peacetime defense effort in the history of free nations. All the evidence which could be unearthed indicated that the Soviet Union, the sponsor of this aggression, was greatly surprised and shocked by the West's violent response to the move. The defense of Korea was just one phase. NATO, theretofore largely a paper organization, gained muscle and steel. The foreign-military-aid program was born. America's own defense took on greater stature. Finally, six western European countries signed a pact creating a European army, to include 12 divisions from West Germany. In the political and economic sphere, the Schuman plan for a European coal- and-steel community came into being, important efforts were made to draw the Bonn government closer to the West, and ambitious, European-minded statesmen started drafting a constitution for a United States of Europe. None of this could have made the Russians happy. They have been trying, one Way or another, to reverse these strong currents toward-western unity ever since 1950. The natural delays, complications and disagreements which go with so tremendous a defense effort by a varied group of nations were some assistance to Soviet aims. So were the popular attitudes against making new economic sacrifices so soon after World War II. But the real reversal developed gradually with the loss of a sense of urgency in the defense program. Russia contributed to that mood by refraining from fresh aggressions on the Korea model. Despite constant warnings to the contrary from many alert western statesmen, the push toward real western unity and rearmament slowed perceptibly. The Soviet Union's 1953 "peace offensive" is calculated to accentuate this new trend by putting a powerful brake on common western action. It has raised false hopes in many breasts and provided excuse for turning away from painful decisions. Yet recent declarations from Moscow have begun to chill the spirit of the hopefuls. The suspicion is growing that Russia does not want a settlement except on its own impossible terms. The Soviet Union's strength does not seem to have lessened nor its goals to have changed since the big western effort began. In this reawakening to the nature •f the enemy, many men are'casting doubt on th« wisdom of allowing ««vert arms reductions, and of permitting brave projects like the European army plan to drag on for » whole year with out final approval. Clearly there is no safety against Russia in doing too little. If we are not to rely upon these measures so brilliantly planned since 1950, then in what alternatives shall we find our security? Views of Others Ike Resists False Front Events often compel a nation's leaders to act precipitately whether they want to or not. But aside Jrdm all that, a habit of expecting urgent action from the government has grown up in many places, exerting constant and tremendous pressure on the leadership to "do something." One of the more remarkable features of President Eisenhower's tenure In the White House Is his calm courage In resisting this pressure. A President, especially a new one, can do a lot of things to score cheap points "for the record." He can make heavy demands on Congress, advertising this "program" well, but knowing that perhaps only a small part has chance of enactment. He can issue statements galore, talk his head off, order many little actions that create an atmosphere of achievement. Mr. Eisenhower has declined to proceed in the accepted fashion. In the specific and practical sense, there really is no "Eisenhower program" yet. Critical defense and foreign aid spending plans have not been spelled out. Detailed policies affecting our relations with Asia and Europe, and especially with the new Russian regime, are still In the formative stage. Similarly, the President doesn't have a farm program or a labor program so far. No brightly packaged social welfare plan has been whipped out, In most all these areas, men In the regular departments or special commissions are hard at work studying and roughing out the elements of new policy. Here and there the administration has called for renewal o! old policies to buy time for further study. In a few agencies, reorganization plans have been offered to "put the house- In order," really a preliminary step .to basic action. It's an unusual approach, not often tried In Washington. It takes nerve. Mr. Eisenhower has It. —Gastonla (N.C.) Gazette. Whittling Vs. Cleaving "A whfttler may not strike with spectacular blows but he can end up with a, spectacular pile of chips." That quotation could be applied to most any, thing. Big Important things often are done in little pieces. Chipping away at a block will produce a piece of furniture where heavy-handed hewing might spoil it. The quotation was used by the Wall Street Journal in an editorial outlining how best to go about reducing the federal budget. The Journal concludes that It would be unwise to go at the budget with a meat-axe, cutting away whole chunks of- -the $78,000,000,000 budget overnight. To do so "might endanger the economy. The wise procedure, in which we concur, would be to pare away the fat in precise slices rather than endanger the sinews with an indiscriminately-wielded cleaver. —Sherman {Tex.) Democrat The Scented Goat Now a bunch of Scottish scientists, after & series of tests, report that chlorophyll does absolutely nothing to odors. They soaked garlic in it. They tried it on themselves. No difference, they said. Several top American scientists agree. That may be a blow to the farmers who sold 40,000 carloads of alfalfa to the chlorophyll trade last year. But we doubt it The American people are apparently sold on It. and they'll keep on using it In their toothpaste, soap, mouthwash, chewing gum, and even their dog food, In spite of the point made by one wit who said: That smelly goat on yonder hill Has grazed all day on chlorophyll, Yes, the American people will buy anything new and different. They're the most gullible people in the world. But still pretty good folks. —The Gastonia (N.C,) Gazette. SO THEY SAY What's so special about Army garbage? Why should Army garbage trucks be different from civilian ones? — Deputy Defense Secretary kyes, urging Army cut expenses. * * * We cannot affrod to let Asia become a political football. — Chester Bowles, former ambassador to India. * * * The greatest thrtat to our nation today Is not the threat of invasion from without, nor is it the threat of economic or political weakness within. It is the threat posed by the rapid disintegration of the horns. — Rev. Ralph A. Herring, tells Baptist convention. * » * Sometimes one finds that Congress (U. S.) seems to take the bit in it-s teeth, and sometimes one wonders which is the more powerful — the Prw.lricrii ,-„- Sdiistor (Joseph R.) McCr.rthy. — Clement Attlec, Brltiih Labor Party leader. Pretty Hard to Swallow Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Actor Murphy Tells Two on Ike; Republican 'Angel* Still Waiting Erskine Johnson. IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NBA)— Hollywood on the Record: Will Rogers, Jr.. on the reaction of his three adopted sons U> his movie stardom: "They're Indifferent about It. They aren't as impressed as I thought they would be. But you know something? I wasn't Impressed by my father, either." - ROBERT TAYLOR, on the SUb- j e c t of an Oscar In 1954 lor "Above and Beyond": "Any actor's crazy In the head to say that it's not flattering to be talked about for a nomination. Never having thought of winning one, I won't be disappointed. The Academy Awards are murder. I went to four or five of them with Barbara (Stanwyck). It was a terrible thing for her, especially when she was up for 'Stella Dallas.' Nothing! I wouldn't want to go through that." ROCHESTER, when asksd if Jersey Joe will fight again: 'He will when I meet him." WASHINGTON — (NBA) — Movie actor George Murphy, who was toastmaster for the photographers 1 dinner, added two more stories to the growing list, o! yarns about Ike during World War II. a supply shack. Ike's insignia was covered and the typica'l supply sergeant in charge began giving loud directions about not getting the floor When Ike finally took off his don't name you soon. Bob, I'd resign." Margaret Barney for Secretary Mum's still the word from the "White House on who will finally be named social secretary of the First Lady. Friends of Margaret Barney are giving her a big boost for the appointment, claiming she's a natural for the job. During the years that she was social secretary for the fabuljus Eleanor Patterson, Miss Barney handled the millionaire publisher's entertaining in her Washington mansion. She was also whisked off to manage parties at any one of Sissy Patterson's four other places Peter Edson raincoat and ex-! —on Long Island, in Florida, a posed his five stars, the surprised .ergeant exclaimed in horror: "Holy mackerel, it's the Milky Way" Saddened Lieutenant Murphy's second story concerned General Eisenhower's late arrival at an Army base. He had been expected early in the morning nnd he second lieutenant in charKe of ™ al _ ^ test lor n greeting him had been checking' estily every few minutes with the sergeant at the gate. When Ike finally arrived, the sergeant poked his head in the (car and inquired, "Are you General Eisenhower?" When the general said he was, the sergeant told him: "Boy. are you going to catch it from the lieutenant for being late!" Braverman to Guggenheim Prize crack of the week was | country place in Maryland and a ranch in Wyoming. After Mrs. Patterson's death, Margaret Barney was approached by a writer for information on ner boss' life. The deal would have netted her plenty, but Miss Barney refused to consider it. That's the social secretary. BrownellV Light Side Attorney General Heroert Browjiell confessed in a recent speech that coming into the Department of Justice was something of an unsettling experience. "I felt," he said,, "much like the man who fell out a fourth- story window. A crowd gathered and a policeman pushed bis way through it to demand, 'What's go- here?' The poor injured nade by Margaret Trun-an'B |"ian on ihe sidewalk raised his iometlme boy friend. Marvin Brav- head and replied, '1 dunno, I just erman, to Col. Robert Guggenheim. For months every society column In .town has had the wealthy Republican angel nominated as ambassador to this country or that, without anything ever happening. Latest word on the party circuit is that Colonel Guggenheim has finally been cleared and will soon be named envoy to Portugal. Anyway, after hearing this rumor. got here myself.' Whether the taxpayers would get their money's worth from the Republican administration, the attorney general said he would leave to them. "So even if you feel we ore short - changing the taxpayers," said Mr. Brownell, "I hope you will chalk it up to a difference of opinion and at least not ascribe to us the dubious ethics of that wa. e , -- — Braverman commented:: "If they movie cashier who, when asked what he did when a customer forgets his change, repled: 'I kmck on the window with a dollar bill' " Slip in Time A lot of officers and civilian officials in the Pentagon, with great glee clipped out a recent paragraph in this column, reporting on how Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson had absent-mindedly left a "classified, top secret" military budget document on a congressional committee table during a recess. Nothing happened. The book wasn't opened, no secrets got out, and the book was there when the committee hearing resumed. What delighted Pentagon subordinates, however, was that thjs was exactly the kind of forg'etfulness for which they can be severely punished. And for the big boss to make a slip of this kind gives them an alibi if they get called down for failure to lock a file drawer at night. In fact, on March 26, Secretary Wilson memorandum to all the three service secretaries, the Joint . Chiefs of Staff, the chairmen of jail Pentagon boards, committees and councils. The subject was: "Security Violations in the Department of Depfense." The memo began: "I am deeply concerned over the number of security violations occurring recently within the Department of Defense." | It concluded with a call for prompt and adequate disciplinary action, regardless of rank or po^i- jtion: ! "Disciplinary action should in; elude, in the case of military per- Isonnel, trial by court-martial, or in the case of civilian personnel, prosecution under Title 18, U. S. Code. . .Offenses by civilian eyi- ployes of the Department of Defense should also be carefully reviewed for the applicability of Public Law 733. . .pertaining to security risks." (Signed) C. E. Wilson. BURT LANCASTER, about his role in "From Here to Eternity": "The picture's about Prultt, played by Montgomery Cjift, not about Sergeant Warden, the role I play. But I'd rather be in a good picture in a secondary part than be the star of a picture that means nothing." SLUGGED WAY TO TOP RICHARD BURTON, expressing surprise about his movie stardom following his hit in "My Cousin Rachel": "I never seriously thought I had chance. I didn't think I looked good enough or could be a roman,lo leading man. All my llfs, in Snglish movies and on the stage n London, I've played thugs." IDA LUPINO, on her future as i a director: 1 "I'm facing a serious problem ! because I'm a woman. But I think the major studios will come around in time. I think Jack Warner is one man who won't be frightened to take a chance on a woman director." ROCK HUDSON, on his surprise appearance on TV's "This Is Your Life": "It did more for me and my pictures than anything thai ever Cecil B. DeMille's next film will be his biggest, "The Ten Commandments," but cameras won't -urn for at least a year, or until there's something definite about the public's choice of new screen mediums—3-D, wide-screen or Cin- erama. DeMills had his lingen burned once before — he released "The Godless Girl" as a silent film when the "talkie" era dawned — afld this time he'll sit out the public'! Indecision. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Servico Although I have repeatedly emphasized the importance of heeding warning signals, sometimes this can be overdone. Q—I am 86 years old and three years ago was stricken with Heart trouble. My question now is, are there any warning symptoms felt belore an attack of cerebral hemorrhage? For the last six months I have had sharp, stabbing pains in my head at intervals. J. D. A—It is unlikely that the pains across your brows foreshadow a stroke. Generally, there is no recognizable warning before an attack of cerebral hemorrhage and the best thing is not to worry about it. am 60 years old and never had I this skin trouble until after the 'operation. Is there any connection? I Mrs. H. A—It seems unlikely that the gallbladder operation is the cause iof the present skin trouble. The i interval between the operation and ! Ihe development of the blisters and i itching is probably too long for j any relationship. I Probably the best way to go ! about this problem is to make allergy tests or other examinations to see if the cause of the skin trouble cannot be more definitely identified. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Player Shows How To Make 'Swindle' By OSWALD JACOB! Written for NBA Service The Mississippi Valley Regional Tournament will be hold in St. Louis next weekend, as a son of preview for the National Cham- ipionships that are scheduled to be held in St. Louis two months later. No tournament in that part of the Q—About four years ago 1 was operated on for appendicitis, and since then all my friends tell me I can never become a mother, although I am in fine health. Is this true? Mrs. K. A—The removal of an appendix alone would not cause sterility. Q—My rour-year-oic 1 boy finds watching television hurts his eyes. Should I consult an eye. doctor about this? Mrs. S. T. A—Perhaps Ihe boy Is just not Interested In television. You should observe him carefully and if it really does seem to be hi? eyes which keep his attention away, he,, should be examined. Q—Three years ago I had a Rail- bladder operation. Not long nco I boramc nl'-'-srlc and dovdnpH bllstera and Itching o( my skla. 1 Q—A recent school health examination said that my seven-year-old son had undescended testicles. Is this serious in a boy of this age, nnd what should be done for it? Mrs. P. A—The youngster should be taken to a physician who may want to give the boy some hormone injections which often succeed In remedying this condition. If the ; testes h.ive not descended in a ;fevv yours they should be brought ; clown by operation before the beginning of puberty. Q—Is It true that the use of aluminum chloride or preparations jcontninlng tntr, substance to check underarm perspiration leads to cancer of Ihe breast? C.M.P. A—No, it is not true. This chem- Icnl is considered relatively inactive on Iho skin ,inr1 rnrcly pro- I (luces trouble of any kind. WEST 4 10864 V K9 » Q 1098 *K 107 South NORTH < 47 V 863 «• A K J7543 + 54 EAST * Q J 9 S 3 VQJ72 4 None + Q862 SOUTH (D) A AK2 <t A 10 5 4 #62 + A J93 North-South vul. West North East Pass 1 » Pass 3 » Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lend—A 4 country would be complete without my friend. Bobby Nails of City, nnd I am looK.n;; forward to seeing* him at both tournaments. As a defender, Bobby Nails Iws a way of making cruel plays with an air of utter innicen-c. His ,)i.iv in today's hand, for example, was a typical Nails' "swindle." Holding the West cards, Nails opened the four of° spades. East put up the jack of spades, and South won with the king. South naturally led the deuca of diamonds next, and Bobby innocently produced the queen of diamonds. Perhaps there are players with enough strength of character (or with a suspicious enough nature) to resist such a temptation. The actual South player didn't hesitate for a second. He played the king of diamonds from the dummy and bit his nails when East discarded. (He bit his own nails, not Bobby's.) Declarer could make only three diamond tricks and therefore had no real play for nine tricks at no- trump. He actually managed to take only seven tricks, whe'nas correct play would have given him 10 tricks. Incidentally, the correct play for South isn't too easy to find. When declarer leads the first diamond from his hand, even If West plays low, declarer must play a low diamond from the dummy. If both hands happen to follow to the first rounds of diamonds, South can regain the lead and run the rest of dummy's diamonds. If East shows out on the first round of diamonds, as would be the case in this hand, declarer can take the marked finesse at the next trick. happened to me. People who had never seen me on the screen wrote to say that they became interests aftr seeing me on television." JOHN PAYNE, on actors bing producers of their own films: "It's good business these days. Sure, there have been ac'.ors who have lost their shirts, but the fact still remains that Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks made fortunes." MARRIAGE COMES FIRST AUDREY TOTTER, explaining why she gave up "Meet Millie" on radio: "I find that being a wife takes a, lot of time. . I found I wasn't home except on Sundays. So I gave up Millie. I hated having to do It, but my marriage cornes first." Jose Ferrer Is joining Dick Powell, John Ireland and Ida Lupino In the list of movie stars turned director. Jose, already established on the stage as a shrewd pilot, will direct the movie version of his stage hit, "The Shrike." Kettl Frlngs is pounding out the screenplay ... Ann Miller asked for Bobby Van — the only dancer on the lot tall enough to hoof with, her—for her dancing sequences In "Kiss Me Kate," but was given two shorties. Bobby, also In the cast, doesn't dance at all. "YOU MUST have had a terrlflo night last night; your eyes are sure bloodshot," the old friend said, "Yes, but you oughta see them from this side!" — Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press. 75 Years Ago In Blytheyilli Mr. and Mrs. a. Q. Caudlll left yesterday morning for Norman, Oklahoma, to attend the graduation exercises of the University of Oklahoma from which their son, John, will receive his law degree. John Caudill will accompany them home for a few days visit. Dr. and Mrs. F. Don Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Huddleston were welcomed into membership o Itha Cotillion Club at the club's dance Saturday night at the American Legion Hut. George Hamilton of Los Angeles, Calif., is here for a few days as the guest of Mrs. Anne Stevens Potter and family. Mr. Hamilton, orchestra director who recently completed an engagement in Memphis, is en route to Tulsa, Okla., where his Music Box Music will next be heard. Aunt Molly Harmsworth has written all her relatives she'j 1 going to be busy redecorating her spare bedrooms this summer, but doubts some of them will take the hint. Boyish Bit Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1 Masculine appellation 7 Boy's name 13 Danish seaport 14 Eluder 15 Gum tree 16 Poetic lines 17 Theater sign 18 East (Fr.) 20 Railroad (ab.) 21 Father of Enos (Bib.) 22 Colorers , . 26Courtesy title iau '' 29 Silkworm 31 Column 3 Song <comb. . form) 4 Feminine appellation 5 Respect 6 Slightest 7 Reverend (ab.) 8 Exceeded 9 Fitzgerald 10 Editors (ab.) 11 Scottish sheepfold 12 Transposes e A 32 Mine entrance 19 Man's appellation 21 Perched 23 Puff up 26 Female hor 27 Idolize 28 Eater 30 Fish eggs 33 Head covering 36 Authority 37 Ailing 40 Attic 42 Mimickers 44 Muse of poetry ;es 47 Foundation 48 Heavy blow 49 Augments 50 Goddess of infatuation 51 Courtesy title for men 52 Body of water 53 Diminutive of Theodore 55 Entangle 35 Diminutive of Ronald 36 Bail 37 Passage in the brain 38 Before 30 Oriental name 40 European kite 41 Glacial pinnacle 43 Genuine 45 Hebrew letter 46 Make a mistake 47 Feathered scarf 50 Concurrence 54 Man's name 56 Fencing position 57 Pestered 58 Expunged 59 Musteline mammals VERTICAL 1 Weeps 2 Jewish month. 0 II IZ

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