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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVrr.LE (AKK.) COOTIER NPR'S WOTTOAT, JUNE 8, 1958 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB COURIER HKWS OO. H. W. RAINES, Publlltter HARRY A. HAINES. AastoUnt PuWlshw A. A. FREDRICKSON. editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manner Sole National Advertising Representatives Wallace witmei Co., New York, Obiwgo. Atlanta, Memphii. Entered as second class matter »t the p«t- orilce at Blytheville, Arkansas, under »ct o£ Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Pren SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier tn the city ot BlythevUle or »ny ' suburban town whero carrier service U maln- a By 'mail, within a radius of 50 miles, 15.00 per r-ar 1250 for six months, $1.25 for three month*; by mail outrade 50 mile tone, 113.50 per year payable in »dv»no». Meditations Specially the day that thou itoodett before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord »ld unto roe, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children. — Deut. 4:10. » * * The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for Its author; salvation for its end, and truth ' without any mixture of error for its matter. It Is all pure, all sincere; nothing too much; nothing wanting. — John Locke. Barbs Do you ever wonder if moths are having as good a time in your winter clothes as you had In them during the cold days? * * * A movie comedian was operated on — »nd we sincerely hope they didn't cut out any of his foolishness. * * * The blooming expense of married life Is the only thing that puts a crimp in a budding love affair. * * * Actually you »re better off with health than •wealth. At lenst nobody can borrow it. * * * Wear out your old shirts now. It will soon be time to leave off the coat and vest. Ike Needs Bigger Win To Improve Trade Outlook Through s o m fe sniping from diehard lawmakers may yet occur, President Eisenhower appears now to have won a victory in Congress for a simple one-year extension of the reciprocal trade agreements act. The assurance of this triumph was signaled when Rep. Richard M. Simpson, a high-tariff Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee agreed to introduce an administration bill to accomplish the renewal. Simpson is author of another bill which would have extended the law for a year but would have given the Tariff Commission final power over rates, raised tariffs on zinc and lead, curbed imports of fuel oil, and otherwise restricted the President's existing authority over trade. His switch does not indicate he and other opponents of freer trade have abandoned the fight. They merely have' put it off awhile, pending study by a bipartisan commission — requested by Mr. Eisenhower — of the nation's entire foreign economic policy. The administration measure does contain two changes. One would enlarge the Tariff Commission from six to seven members, making possible a '1-3- Re- piil.-lican majority. But basically it is the bill the President desires. Nevertheless, in fairness it must be pointed out that his victory is not a great one. It is negative, preventing for the time being action which could cripple his discretionary powers and the reciprocal trade program liuilt up under those powers. It merely preserves the status quo. In fact, there is evidence that the President won his point this time by virtually assuring the combinating lawmakers there would be no striking trade concessions in the next year. All this makes clear that no genuine headway is being made toward substantial tariff reduction to encourage wider trade with Europe and a lessened European dependence upon United States financial assistance. In the meantime, the support in this country for just such a broader foreign trade goes on growing steadily. The Chamber of Commerce of the United Slates, the National Association of Manufactures and the U. S. Council of the International Chamber of Commerce, all have spoken forcefully for lower trade barriers, It would b* hard to imagine » •more representative cross section of American business. These organizations, and many others, have come at varying speeds and with varying degrees of enthusiasm to the hard realization that America cannot have its cake and eat it, too. It cannot shed the burdens of European dependency while barring Europe from American markets where it must sell to gain economic self-reliance. Mr. Eisenhower has scored a modest victory. He needs a much bigger one to put a really rosy glow around the free • world's economic picture. Views of Others British Embarrassed? It must be embarrassing to Britain to have one of its merchant ships intercepted and stopped by a Chinese Nationalist gunboat while carrying a cargo to Red China. Britain always has prided itself on its mighty battle and merchant fleets, and surely must be upset that a gunboat of the Chinese Nationalist government on Formosa is interfering with British trade. But any cargo to Bed China Is important to ed about — and Isn't — is that a British ship has been caught carrying a cargo to Bed China. Oh. the British would be quick to explain, it isn't "strategic" cargo. But any cargo to Red China Is ompirtant to the Communists. For example, if the Communists could Import large quantities of civilian or "non- strategic" goods, they could divert factories producing such goods to the manufacture of war materials to kill more Americans, Koreans — and Britons — in Korea. The tiny Chinese Nationalist navy should be hailed for stopping any aid to Bed China that It can. But the Nationalists cannot do an air-tight job. The United States Navy could, however, and should- be doing It. As long as Chinese Communists are killing Americans In Korea the United States should take every available step to prevent shipment of any kind of goods to Red China. An American blockade ought to be stopping all snipping to Red China, instead of leaving the job to a brave but small Chinese Nationalist gunboat and Junk navy. —Chattanooga News-Free Press. Cheaper Way Out Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, one of the Boston (but hardly Back Bay) Kennedys. Is doing his level best to live up to his campaign promises to do something to help the hard, up New England textile Industry. He has proposed, thus far and among other things, the awarding of government contracts to New England plants without the safeguarding formality of calling for bids, strengthening of legislation pertaining to unemployment benefits, fostering the organization of workers In Southern plants and forcing plants in all parts of the country to pay the same wages regardless of prevailing wages or .local living cosls and conditions. We have a counter-proposal, since Senator Kennedy thinks the only answer is help from the Federal Government. Why not -put the New England textile industry, management, workers and union, chief tana alike, on relief? It would be easier to administer and, in the long run, cheaper. —Greenville (S.C.) Piedmont. Vloney Was Wasted Rep. Norrls Cotton, New Hampshire Republican who Is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, Is one congressman who isn't being stampeded by constituents protesting the elimination of the 40 weather stations throughout the country like the one at Port Myers. While other congressmen whose communities are hit by the economies are filing protests and pulling strings to get the funds restored, Cotton, member of a committee which could really do something about it, Is sitting tight. "You forget," he tells those who come squawking to him, "that the Weather Bureau hns expanded nearly 280 per cent in the last decade — almost tripled Its size — and the weather hasn't improved a bit. In fact, I think it's worse." —Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press. iO THEY SAY Let them (the British) withdraw (in Korea) and be damned. Then let us sink any accursed ship which Is carrying arms to the Communists killing American boys. — Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy The federal (Australia])) government is not happy about the position in southeast Asia. . . The position smell of the events that led to the last Pacific war. — Australian Foreign Minister Richard G. Casey. * * * There has been, to this moment, no reasort to believe that Soviet policy has changed its frequently announced hope and purpose — the destruction of freedom everywhere. — President Eisenhower. * * * Like Mr. Chamberlain at Munich, Churchill, AUlee and Bevan may believe they Will be buy- Ing "peace In our time." The tragic fact Is that they will only be making Inevitable World War III. — Sen. William Knowtand <R., Calif.), on British sentiment to admit Red Chirm to UN. "Mind if We Look Over Your Shoulder—?' 3 eter fdson's Washington Column — Bridge Bouts at the White House; Radford, Carney Old Schoolmates J ur Peter Edson orce Harold WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Washigton Is beginning to buzz about le White House bridge games, ne recent Sunday session began in mid - afternoon and ended along about midnight, with a break at suppertime. In the game with the President were Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey, Secretary of the Air M. Tnlbott and eorge Allen. Mr. Allen owns a rm adjoining Ike's in Pennsyl- ania. He was a crony of Presi- int Trumnn's too. and used to be inslHered a Democrat. Secretary Humphrey had leave the game to appear on a /leet the Press" television show six, but came back afterword. President Trumnn used to plly lot of poker with his cronies. To e White House press corps this as known as "working on pap- s." But he never allowed any iker in the White House. It Was ways on the Willlamsburg, nt ey. West, ,or some other vacation sort. Old Sea-School Tic Adm. Arthur W. Radford. new lalrmnn- of the Joint Chiefs of nff, nnd Adm. Robert B. Carney, iw Chief of Navnl Operations, ere both members o[ the 18 class nt Annapolis. They rved together in the Pacific for year during the war. After the nr. they served together for an- iier year as deputies to the CNO. Having known each other for 41 ears—the first four years as Nail Academy classmates—the two ndogs are expected to work osely and in complete harmony the JCS. While advocates of all-out Air orce superiority view this coin- nation with some misgivings, the herhalf of the new JCS team has an old school tie. Both Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, new Army Chief of Staff, and en. Nnthan P. Twining, Air Force liief of Stn/f, were members the 1917 class at West Point, neral Twining: was graduated as infantry officer and switched to iatlon in 1923. Story liehind Romance The start of the romance be- r cen Massachusetts Sen. John F. enncdy's beauteous sister, Euce, and Robert Sergeant Shriver, is a story few Washingtonians know. The Kennedy-Shriver wedding in New York recently was one of the most elaborate social events in years. It was something of a turnabout for Eunice Kennedy, daughter of the wealthy former ambassador, Joseph P. Kennedy of Boston, to promise to love, honor and "obey" Mr. Shriver. Five years ago Miss Kennedy headed a juvenile delinquency program in the Department of Justice. The tall, good-looking young assistant assigned to her on this Job was Mr. Shriver. Then, he obeyed her. It took all that time for Miss Kennedy to realize that what she really wanted was to take orders from her former assistant. Incidentally, neither the new Mrs. Shriver nor her social-work- minded husband took a penny of pay during their government employment. But their volunteer services paid off for them, at least. Lobbyists Play Detective Farm organization leaders. In Washington have been checking up on a remark made by President Eisenhower during his inspection of the Department of Agriculture experiment station at Beltsville, Md., just outside of Washington. "I read in the papers of making a lot of promises I did not make," said the President. "But I did make one which shows I'm not as stupid as I sometimes appear. This is that we need more research." The farm lobbyists' immediately checked this against the adminis- rtation budget requests for agricultural research. They found that the total Research Administration budget request had been cut from $79.5 million to $77.1 million. The House Appropriations Committee further cut this to $75.9 million. The figure on international hoof- and-mouth research was cut by the administration from $4.4 million to $4.2 million. Congress further cut this to $3.9 million. For animal disease control the figure was cut from $9$ million to $8.5 million. Coronation Crumpets Washington's own celebration of Queen Elizabeth's cornation — a super-duper garden party at the British embassy by all of the Commonwealth countries—had the traditional Devonshire-style strawberries and cream on the refreshment menu. In the good old days. British garden parties on the king's birthday used to have both the berries and the cream shipped from England. Yielding to practicality, they now serve U. S. A.-produced groceries—excepting, of course, some of the famous British cakes, and the tea. Prisoners of State Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine was reporting to the Senate on the a decision of the U. S. Court of Military Appeals regarding the confinement of Navy courts-martial prisoners on bread-and-water rations. When she had concluded her remarks. Sen. Charles Tobey of New Hampshire commented wryly: "The senator from Maine has been speaking about bread and water furnished for the diet of Navy prisoners. That Is what we get in the Senate restaurant every day." Top Secret Funny Stuff The difficulties in getting commercial atomic energy power plants into operation by private Industry was Illustrated by a pothetical discussion between an industrialist and a banker. This is the way one atomic energy expert says their dailog would go, under present legal and security restrictions. Industrialist—"How about lending me some money to build an atomic energy power plant? I need $60 million." Banker—"Very interesting. Tell me something about it." Industrialist—"Sorry, I can't do that. It's all classified." Banker—"Well, I suppose that's the way it has to be. Where would you put your plant?" Industrialist—"It wouldn't be my plant. Under present laws, the government would own the plant and own all the fuel, too." Banker—"I have a piece of property out in Chicago. Could the plant be built and the electricty sold there?" Industrialist—"No. that location is too close to a city." Banker—"Well, how about reliability? Can this plant deliver firm power?" Industrialist — "I don't know. We've never built one." Banker—"Would this be economic power, to compete with established power plants?" Industrialist—"I'm sorry, but that's classified." Banker—"You're making it very difficult, but after all I'm a gambler. This is a risk, but you have to take risks. Maybe we could really make cheap power and make some profits." Industrialist—"Don't be too sure about that. If we produce cheaper electricity, the Federal Power Commission might force us to pass the savings on to the consumers, through reduced rates." And that, says the atomic energy expert, would probably end the Interview. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Service A correspondent writes that she has been afflicted with poison ivy nt least once a year ever since she has been In the United States for the past 15 years. I might say that being afflicted with poison ivy Is not restricted to those who have come from elsewhere; many native-born, who freciuemly should know better, get into the same trouble. Poison ivy grows only In North America from Canada to Mexico. It is entirely absent from other parts of the world. There is no poison ivy season, as (he stalk is dangerous in winter even when the leaves arc not growing, In summer, however,, more people are out of doors and hence more likely to be exposed to this poisonous skin Irritant. Thousands of people develop a bllstery Irritation of the skin every year, either through pure careless- ness or because they do not know enough to recognize poison Ivy when they see it. It has been estimated that 350,000 people get into trouble with poison ivy each year and that the total time lost is in the neighborhood of 600,000 days. Everyone should learn to recognize the three-pointed leaves of poison ivy, since much of the trouble conies from failure to know them. Some people are mpre sensitive to this poisoning of the skin than others, but anyone may fall a victim. I Imve henrd people boast that they never get poison ivy. Sooner or later if they continue to expose themselves they usually regret this boast. It is welf known th»t people who have seemed safe for a great many years may come down when they least expect It. On tlie other band, • few peo- ple are extremely sensitive to poison ivy and can develop symptoms even if they stand in the smoke from a. fire in which poison ivy Is being burnd. This is because the smoke particles carry tiny droplets of. the oil from poison ivy. There is no sure, quick cure for ivy poisoning. Several preparations which can be put on the skin are helpful. The best policy to follow Is to avoid the Ivy plants. If a person should come in contact with a plant and know it, thorough washing with soap and water two or three times should be <«'.r- ried out, followed by rinsing carefully after each wash. Many cases are serious enough to require » doctor's care. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Normal Bid Wasn't Enough to Cash In Nobody can quarrel with the, bidding ol today'! hand. East bid • Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)—Behind | hold goods at e. swank Beverly the Screen*: Something bigger jHills going-going-gone gallery. Tta minute the money was In for th« than 3-D or wide screens is on the way—a revolt against Hollywood censorship. First spearshead against the censorship lines is being made by Otto Premlnger and F. Hugh Herbert In releasing "The Moon Is Blue" without * film-Industry purity seal. Next will come a carefully planned attack by Producer- Director Robert Aldrich. Aldrlch has a hush-hush project he says will stay within the confines of good taste, but: "I'm deliberately making a picture that doesn't conform to censorship. The trouble with the industry is that we try to satisfy everybody and end up by satisfying nobody. It's better to alienate 75 per cent of the movie audience so that you can be sure of 25 per cent. last ash. tray, Treasury Department boys swooped down and attached it on a back-income-ta« claim against the actor. Judy Garland's movie comeback in "A Star Is Born" may be filmed In 3-D. She'll make a test in front of the two-headed cameras before the decision is madt. NO SCALPING LIZ SCOTT and Charles Hetton deny the reports of a bitter, snarling vendetta during the making of Columbia's "Scalpel." They submit that they co-starred before in Hal Wallis' "Dark City." Bruce Cabot didn't realize a penny from his auction of his house- perfectly reasonable opening bid, and South was justified in blasting tiis way to game since he could count nine tricks in his own hand .Three no - trump would, of course, have been a better con- Tact than four hearts. South had no way, however, of knowing that lis partner could stop the clubs. For all South could tell, the op- aonents might rattle .off the first Ive or six tricks against a no- trump contract. West opened the deuce of clubs, dummy played low, and East won with the king. When South dropped the nine of clubs on this trick, £ast was .not a bit surprised. Both ,he bidding and the opening lead ndicated that South might have a singleton club. Not wanting to have his ace of clubs ruffed away, East decided to WEST * 10 S 7 I V33 4>74S1 + J63 East NORTH S *Q43 ¥64 4 10885 * QIC 5 4 EAST (D) *KJ5 T 1005 »QJ9 *AKJ7 SOUTH * AS: V AKQJ87 OAK 493 BoUi sides vuL South West , North Double Pass I 4 '. 4 V Pass Past Pass Past ., Opening lead—4 2 shift to another suit. He returned he queen of diamonds, and South promptly proceeded to make his rame contract. South won with the ace of diamonds, led out five rounds of rumps, and then cashed the ace it diamonds. South came down to hree spades, a trump and a club. When East saved three spades, he ace of clubs and a diamond, he found himself thrown in by a club lead. East tried to get out by lead- ng his last diamond, but South Imply discarded a spade instead if ruffing. East then had to lead away from his king of spades, al- owing declarer to make both the ace and the queen. East should have set the con- ract by cashing the ace of clubs at the second trick. He could then ge,t out safely with a diamond, and outh would eventually have to ose two spade tricks. It was foolish for East to worry about the possibility that south might ruff the ace of clubs. It would do no harm to establish ummy's queen of clubs, since East could tell that declarer could lever get to dummy to cash that club. Anne Baxter is determined to be able to spout German like Marlene Dietrich. She's hired a teacher in Munich so she can do the German version of the flicker, "Carnival." Ed Wynn, asked why he didn't retire after a long and successful career, retorted: "I would rather die on stage with the customers laughing than ' in bed surrounded by my relatives crying." Jane Russell showed up at a glittering Hollywood party with a Bible under her arm. While the other stars laughed it up, Jane sat by herself in the corner reading the scriptures in silence. Why she went to the party in the first place is a puzzler. . .There's a laugh- getting sign in the card room at the Hollywood Friars Club reading: "Members are cautioned not to play with members." VIDEO RUMBLINGS- HOLLYWOOD ON TV: Dick Wesson starts a comedy series on NBC-TV in the fall. . .There are Hollywood movie plans behind June Valli's decision to leave "Your Hit Parade" at the end of the current season. First, she'll ;et her own TV shqw. . .Eddy Arnold, the warbler, will be Dinah Shore's summer replacement. . . Frank Lovejoy will play a newspaperman in "Night Beat," a pilot telefilm adapted from radio. A sponsor is interested and the show should hit the home screens this fall. . .There's big talk of Kukla, Fran and Ollle switching from live to film. . .Bonita Granville's husband, Jack Wrather, will reissue Lynn Bari's "Boss Lady" series. It was last summer's replacement for "Fireside Theater." 75 Years Ago In B/yt/ievi//e— Ann Volmer of Memphis is th« guest of her cousin, Miss Donna Wunderlich. Her mother, Mrs. Stella Cooke Volmer, motored her here. Miss Ruby Grain of Wilson who is graduating with honors from Gulf Park College at Gulfport, Miss., was awarded a medal from the French government. This medal is awarded annually at the college to tha girl making the highest honors in French. © NEA Miss Sarah Trotter postcard! {rom London that the Coronation parade wasn't up to the Inauguration parade in Washington. They didn't have a movie cowboy to lasso the Queen* Cities Answer to previous ruzne HORIZONTAL 1 de Janeiro, Brazil 4 City in Pennsylvania 8 Italian city 12 Former coin of French cities 13 Not one 3 Is more clever 4 Diplomatic 6 Entrances 7 Slippery fish 8 Assessment basis 9 Leave out 10 Disputed 25 Burden 14 Love god . 11 Sea eagle 15 Negative wordn city in 16 Rampart France 18 On land 20 Impure meta product 21 Month 22 Labor 24 Soviet mountains 26 Sent 27 Cushion 30 Attendant .. 32 Demented 34 Cloying 35 Egyptian god 36 Editors (ab.) 37 Temporary gift 39 Speak 40 Scraps ,41 Roman bronze 42 Releases 45 Girlish boys 49 Klnfolk 51 Make Uc» edging 52 01 the <ar 53 Woody plan! 54 Direction (ab.) 55 Network M Let it lUnd 57 Stitch VERTICAL 1 Nevada city 26 Rye fungus 27 Hangers-on 28 Indigo 19 City Port-au- 29 Writing table Prince is 31 Enroll capital here 33 Locations 23 Vegetable 38 Arrange 24 Church recess 40 Shore 41 Property item 42 Preposition 43 Network 44 Ancient Greek city 46 Arrow poison • 47 Comfort 48 Simmer 50 Possessive pronoun It r 0

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