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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW8 FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 1958 THE BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS IBB COURIER NKWI oo. H. W. RAINES, Publtshw •ARRT A. HA1NZS, Assistant Publisher PAUL O. HUMAN, Adrertjilng M»nagcr •ate Nttlontl AdrertUing RepresenUtlres: W»ll«« Witmet Co., New Tork, Chicago. Detroit, AUuita, Memphli. Entered- M second class matter »t the post- attic* it Blytherille, Arfcfciuu, under act of Con- pen. October t, 1»17. Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or any tuburban town where carrier service fa maintained, 30c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $«.5C per year, U.50 for sli months, »2.00 for three months; bj nwll outside 50 mile zone, »15.60 per year payable In advance. The newspaper Is not responsible for monej paid In advance to carriers. MEDITATIONS Let my heart be sound In thy statutes; that I be not ashamed. — Psalms 119:80. # * * Still stands thine ancient sacrifice — An humble and a contrite heart. — Kipling. BARBS Soon after the big league teams swing into action, so do the scrub teams at home. * * * Why does the pessimist figure that lr something Isnl wrong is Isn't right? * * '•{• It's about time for dad to start trying to argue his way out of switching storm windows to screens. * * * It'i funny how early a baby learns how to not be quiet when hli parent* have company. - ' * # * A psychiatrist, sayi that excessive fat Ic i matttr at one's frame of mind. Or just of one's frame. Right Side of the Ledger 4 Dag Hammarskjold has achieved the wase-fire in the Middle East which others have urged but could not bring off. Shooting already has abated along the Arab-Israel borders, and let us hope there ii no breach of this agreement, gained so speedily and effectively by the able U.N. secretary-general. No one should wish to subtract even a small degree of the credit owing him for this accomplishment. But it is nevertheless possible that both sides to this dispute were looking for a'graceful, face- saving way to end the niggling border combat that threatened to flare into war. Caught in the vicious circle of incident and retaliation for incidents, neither Israel nor Egypt and its Arab friends could seem to take the initiative for terminating these inflammatory actions. And neither side felt it possible to respond to appeals by individual nations. It is a tribute to the U.N. and to Hammarskjold personally that the adversaries could see in this agency the impartial arbiter qualified to preside in this difficult hour. To be sure, it was the U.N. which arranged the original Middle East truce after the Palestine war. But much time has passed since then. Experience has shown that the U.N. deal depends on how they are framed, and who presents them. Never in its 11-year history has the U.N. been better served in this regard than Hammarskjold. His cool detachment appears ideally suited to the tasks of conciliatory diplomacy. None of us has forgotten his efforts on behalf of U.S. prisoners held illegally by the Red Chinese. And in the Middle East, he moved into a situation that had stymied other earnest diplomats. The free world can have no illusion that cease-fire in the Middle East it peace. It is but the first step. The hard labor of finding a way for Israel and its Arab neighbors to live together must now begin all over again. Quite evidently the time between the old truce and this new cease-fire was not employed toward the end of peace. New understanding is needed on both sides. And that can come only from a willingness to seek it—an attitude which thus far has been noticeably Jacking in the relations between Israeli and Arabs. Dag Hammarskjold has won the breathing spell required for the shaping of a new attitude. Now it is up to the" principals and their vocal friends to use this time profitably in the name of real peace. Dog's Accompl ishment Government figures are currently suggesting a federal surplus of two billion dollars for the year ending June 30, against an earlier forecast of a mere two hundred million. No one will frown at that prospect. Indeed, a Republican congressman devoted, to tax-writing thinks the surplus might be quite a bit larger than treasury predictions. He event hints that the situation might be promising enougli to warrant a tax cut. Whether or not that is so, we can all breathe a quiet sigh that the government will get a chance to use some black ink for a change. For a while it looked as if large batches of it would deteriorate before anyone ever got an opportunity to dip in. VIEWS OF OTHERS Profession's Duty The furor over the charge that the Lawyers Guild Is a Communist-front organization should raise a point In the public mind that has much wider application. Should any professional organization, formed primarily for the interests of the profession, have any political leaning? , Practically all of our professions are educated at very considerable expense to the taxpayer. The theory on which they are educated Is that they will return the cost of their education to the public through fair and objective service that benefits public health, Justice, civil improvement or other lines of endeavor. This is not saying, of course, that the individual members should not have their strong political alliances. It is not saying that Individual members should not align themselves with biased political organizations It is saying that, when the Lawyers Guild or the Newspaper Guild goes Into politics, then the profession —at least the organized part of the profession — Is losing its object-" ivlty. This Is not saying that a labor union should not, as a labor union, indulge in politics. The members of the trades unions have received very littla from the taxpayer in the form of education subsidy. When and if they do receive such subsidy, they they should, as trades organizations, get out of politics.—Dallas Morning News. SO THEY SAY I observe that Soviet leaders sometimes say that the use of the hydrogen bomb 'would mean the end of capitalism but not of communism. I think that is a fantastic illusion.— Sir Anthony Eden, British prime minister. Since the Invasion of Korea no other single bomb and theatens atomic war. — Adlal Stevenson, speaking in Salt Lake City, Extremists on both sides <of segregation controversy) are doing most of the talking and organizing. The great middle ground of responsible moderates must organize not only in the North, but especially in the South. — Edward J. Meeman, editor, Memphis Press-Scimitar. Hal Boyle's Column At Last! Cigar Smokers and Nail Biters Have Something in Common By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK Wl — Curbstone comments of a Pavement Plato; How do you.get rid of your inner tensions? , Do you bite your nails? Light up a cigar or cigarette? Chew gum? Usually a person who has one of these habits is Intolerant of one who has another of these nervous habits. The gum chewer looks down on the nail biter. There is a fixed gulf oi misunderstanding between the cigarette smoker and the man who enjoys a good co' rona.. Now—thanks to an enlightened dentist—all us craven addicts have reason to be more tolerant of each other. Dr. Maury Massler of the University of Illinois College of Den- Ustry wy» imokeri, gum ci*w- ers and nail biters share one thing in common—they are all former thumb suckers. A tolerant man himself. Dr Massler sees no basic harm in these grownup replacements for the consoling thumb of childhood They are merely, he says, need ed methods of "relieving the in ner tensions that build up.' I cannot attest the general accuracy of Dr. Massler's thesis. But It Is certainly true in my case. I was a stout thumb man myself until the age of 5, when I swore off forever. There followed 29 tense, fretful, and restless years. Then at 34 I discovered the relaxing solace of a good cigar, It was like being reborn again. Since then my life has been one long smoke-filled song. But mr MJoymMit hu txen to- terrupted by many cigarette smoking hostesses who complained thnt the rich, dreamy aroma of my stogies reminded them of smoldering hemp. "Why don't you light up a cigarette instead?" they urged. What could a polite man do but reluctantly extinguish his fine two-bit cigar—and quietly slip the stub back In his pocket when no one was looking? It would be bad manners to tell them the truth: That cigarette smoke gives me a vile headache—that I feel anyone who actually enjoys smoking cigarettes ought to have his lungs examined. » « • Believe me, being a cigar-lover Is no pipe dream. You are sometimes lonely and embattled. Even the airlines are against you—except on nil-male flights. A cigar mnn hits to sit nnd brood smokeless while Uia clgarett* laas blue- j Next Bestum Thing to Scalp—Raccoon Tail" Erskme Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Pattr Edson't Washington Column — Refinement Reigns at Slightly Dull Dinner for Republican Party Brass By PETER EDSON NEA Washing-ton Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA)— The climax of the two-day Washington conference of 800 Republican ptir- ty ' leaders to plan their 1956 campaign was something to behold. It was so nice, so refined, In such good taste. The 800 men and women were so well dressed and prosperous looking. The roast beef dinner was excellent. Waiters carrying in the Ice cream cakes with lighted sparklers on mem made a pretty sight. Colored balloons floated to the high ceiling. The singing was so subdued. The applause was so restrained. There were no fights. It was, in truth, a wee bit dull. A similar gathering of Democrats would have had at least one good row. Hot words would have passed on some Issue. There would have been some wild cheer- Ing and maybe some jeering. It would have been a lot rowdier, and funnier. This may be a carry over, but It still seems to be the main dif-: ference between the two parties; In 1958. : Without trying to make any odious comparisons, there was a good bit of the "cult of personality worship" in the- Republican gathering. They all seemed .to think that all the yneed to sweep the country this year is Eisenhower— whether he vetoed the farm bill or no matter what he did. The President of course got all the headlines and all the front page stories by his speech to the 800 GOP leaders. He told them about his high ideals for the party. But it was Republican National Committee Chariman Leonard Hall who laid down the party line on campaign strategy. Hall said he had had several conversations with the President ^ campaign strategy in the pry> Iked on an 'if 1 basis," said Hall, vious 18 months. "He always "In other words, 'if' he decided to run." .This was of course way before the heart attack. It indicated he must have been thinking about it all along. "I would remind you," said Hall, "that the President stated that he would not—for either re- nomination or re-election—'engage in extensive traveling nor in whistle-stop speaking.' He stated he had long ago made up his mind on this point. "We, concurred In the view," continued Hall, "that in a 60-day campaign, kicked off by the Republican National Convention In Sun Francisco, not more than half a dozen speeches would be indicated." As already announced, these will be largely by television. Travel will be by plane to major The one dissenting note on this take-it-easy political strategy came from the floor in a few remarks by Sen. Homer Capehart of Indiana. He Is running for reelection this year. He is apparently running scared. ''I want to tell a 'blue' story," began the big Hoosier. It was all right for this mixed, adult, cafe society group and it furnished the only spice of the evening. It was about a great-great grand-mother who went to make her first call on a new great-great grandchild. "Is it a boy or a girl?" asked the old lady. "It's a girl" said the proud mama. "Can't you see?" "It isn't my eyesight,' said the great-great grandmother. "Its my memory." The moral which Senator Cape- Iiart drew from this was his memory of the previous 20 strenuous political years. "You're not going to win anything," he told his 799 Republican colleagues, "with less effort than you did in the past." He got mild applause, but not support. But what Senator Capehart believes is that if the GOP thinks it is going to win this election with only half a dozen speeches in a polite and painless, automated campaign of coat-tail riding on lofty principles, it can easily continue its lost control of Congress. cities. 75 Years Ago In Blythcviilc Sunday School Lesson— BY DR. WILLIAM E. CHLROY, D.D. Max B. Reid, local attorney, has been appointed as a member of the „. eenrratlon or so aeo the State Board of Law Examiners by ^J* I/ ™"Jctes? ?? Back the Arkansas Supreme Court I05 j esus ," so far as I could observe Mrs. W. F. Brewer and Mrs O.i ^ theological In Us 1m- Shonyo are expected to return to- , loatlons morrow from Dallas and other points In Texas where they have spent the post ten days. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Rhodes Morse of Little Rock, spent the weekend here with Mr. Morse's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Morse. fog the place. Have you ever noticed a fellow In an airplane absent-mindedly chewing- on his thumb? He Is probably a frustrated cigar man reverting to the solnce of childhood. Take it from me — again thanks to Dr. Massler — the next party hostess who tries to shame me out of my cigar by holding out a cigarette is going to get a brusque answer. "Listen, lady." I will tell her coldly. "You may not be up on the scientific facts behind this situation, but I am. "The truth is that we are both reformed thumb suckers who, for social reasons, have turned to substitute adult satisfactions. You probably had a small thumb, so you turned to cigarettes. I had (he largest thumb in the neighborhood, so I naturally turned to cigars. ably a frustraetd cigar man re"If I had wanted to grow up to be « cigarette smoker, I would have started off its a child by sucking my little finger. Now please let me enjoy my cigar in peace or, I warn you, right here and noV, I may revert to real infancy and cram my whole hand in my mouth and make gurgling loises," Faced with a threat like that. any hostess would back down arid let a cigar man blow the smoke rings of his own choice. That is the wonderful thing about science. The more you learn About it the more practical ways you find to use it to improve your dally Uviug. ications. There was a feeling that in the historical development of the church and Christianity, Paul's influence had been uppermost, particularly in his Epistles. In theological controversies, especially among Protestants, there was much warrant for this. It was to Paul, rather than to Jesus, that disputants appealed for textual proof, and it was upon Paul, rather than upon Jesus, that the strength of Calvinism was based. Was there, then, any real discrepancy between Paul and Jesus? Was the great Apostle a true Interpreter of his Master? Or was he the chief builder of a centuries-old system in which what Paul himself called "the simplicity that Is in Christ" (n Corinthians n) became overlaid or lost? These questions, which have deeply concerned theologians, are of interest as well to the plain reader of the New Testament. I am not sure but that a plain reader using common sense and good Judgment is as competent to determine them as Is the scholar, often obsessed with his point of view. Take the Book of Acts and the Epistles in our English translation —what do they reveal? In a sense, there are several Pauls, who seem In some ways dissimilar, and not easily seen In a unified portrait. There is Paul the man, courageous and Indomitable beyond measure, seeing his destiny in the fulfillment of the will of God. There is Paul the convert, discovering Jesus of Nazareth, and in Him the Oospel of Ood's grace, as the fulfillment, and enlargement of his Jewish faith and dreams. He Is the Paul who rejects the conception of sacrifice for belief In a God who needs no appeasement, but who Is "reconciling . Uie world unto Himself" (H Corinthians 5:19). It is this belief in the grace of Qod that dominates all Paul's thought and Ut»; and tt 1* thl» Uut Ideutiliei him with his Master. There is Paul the interpreter of the Christian life, writing in 13th of I Corinthians of faith, hope and love, in identity with the teaching of Jesus; wrifng of the life "in Christ" (a familiar Pauline phrase). There is Paul of the beautiful doxologies and prayers (see especially Ephesians 3) and there is the Paul of an insight far beyond his time in his conception of a society in which men are members one of another, bearing one another's burdens, but each man bearing his own. (Galatlans 6). But there was also Paul of his own time, limited by his environment and some of its ideas, expressing judgments in contrast with his noblest conceptions of liberty; such as his limitations on the rights and place of women in the church, (I Corinthians 14:30). Paul's minor judgments in some erspects have had more influence and persistence than much of his finest exposition of the Christian gospel. Within our own time the brilliant English preacher, Maude Royden, could not exercise her gift within her own Church of England. She had to seek expression from a Congregational pulpit. rner's is lama ready im I she By EBSKIN EJOH.MSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — J cluslvely Yours: Lana Tui '.3-year-old daughter, Cherj now taller than her famous n —5 feet 7 inches. A ravishing, dark-haired beauty, she air has Lana worried—"Boy, a going to have problems when starts dating." Jerry Lewis is considering a bid from TV's "Studio One" for dramatic acting role — m i n u Dean. . . . There's an hour variety show featuring Herb Shriner on the planning: boards at CBS for next season's TV schedule; . . . Ingrid Bergman has another Hollywood movie bid, the starring role in "The Chalk Garden," which Don Harman will produce for Paramount. If his marquee is big enough, you can bet some theater owner will bill Grace Kelly in "The Swan" as': "Princess of Monaco, Duchess of Valentinois, Marquise de Baux, Countess de Carlades and Baroness de St. Lo." Hollywood's trick name craze (Tab, Rock, Race, etc.) cued Stan Freberg's line: "I'm going to change my name to Curb Feeler." A national magazine sent Fred Astaire, his publisher and his "as told to" writer, Cam Shipp, 0100,000 check for serialization rights to Astaire's biography. Hollywood blue-blood note in a local advertisement for German shepherd puppies — "Rin. Tin Tin Sired." . . . Kirk Douglas's.biggest movie hit, "Champion," hits the TV channels in the fall. . . .Veteran actor Otto Kruger becomes a grandpop for the third time this summer, Jo« Louis to talking of m coo- tract to play a key role to Hie filmed life story of former triple- world-champion Henry Armstrong-. The plot woold feature Armstrong's personal life and hit evangelistic efforts. Filming TV commercials has become big busines too—30 million dollars annually for the filming of live and animated commercials. Dorothy Dandridge. wired an SOS to her Hollywood designer to take in her gowns for her San Francisco hotel Warbling. She dropped 10 pounds on tour and was slipping right out of her glad rags in front of the ringsiders. UNCLE SAM has Hashed the green light to a Hollywood tele- film company for a home-screen series on World War H's K-9 Corps. Plots will be based on exploits of Chips, the famous war dog. Jimmy Cajrney's son , Jimmy, Jr., will be a Cornell student in the fall. . . . Red Buttons and Nannctte Fabray will star In a new TV laugh show which Is in (he talking stages. .. . Dan Jenkins reports he saw a Volkswagen with this sign on a window:"Made in Der Black Forest by Elfs." Los Angeles marques sign: "To Hell and Back."—"All I Desire." LITTLi LIZ Dick Powell's ex, Joan Bion- dell, and the current Mrs. Powell, June Allyson, break toast together every morning on "The Opposite Sex" set at MGM. Casting of Joan and June in the same film brought the same reaction from both of them: "I don't mind. There are no hard feelings." ORSON WELLES flipped his lid to Dally Variety's Dave Kaufman about his "Twentieth Century" TV spectacular. "I never wanted to do the show very much. I was talked into it," he's quoted as saying-. "I didn't have a very high opinion of the show or of my performance. For one thins, there is no such character in memory as the one I portrayed. It was a character out of the blue and, meant nothing. I In fact, they told me to do It. I the show, but my agents insisted, finally shut up and went ahead." Van Johnson is telling it. While' he was starring in "Miracle in the Rain" at Warner Bros., the studio reserved a fancy luncheon table for r him every day in the exclusive ' Green Room of the ' Warner cafe. Last time he worked there, in 1941, he was an unknpwn and was invited to leave when he tried to crash the "reserved for stars only" dining area. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Slam in Hand, But Hard to Get Writte nfor NEA Serrlc* By OSWALD JACOBS North wanted to be in a slam as soon as he heard the opening bid. The bid of one NT promised 16 to 18 points, and North's own 17 points indicated that the combined assets were at least 33 points. Since slam can usually be made with 33 points, North wasted little time getting there. Making the slam was harder than bidding It. South could win only seven tricks in the black suits and therefore needed five tricks in the red suits. The only chance was bo make three heart* NOBTH AQJ10 f AJ«J WEST 4AK106 CAM «1083 • KJ7I » 10853 #7M 483 sotmcB* *AK4 ' » A94 Both sidn viA Soot* We* Nortfc IMt 1N.T. Pass 2* Pan 2» Paw IN.T. Pan Pasi Fan Opening le*d-« 8 and two diamonds. South saw that he could make the contract only it West had both red kings. He won the first tricfc In his own hand in order, to lead a small heart and finesse dummy's jack. The finesse held, and South continued by cashing the ace of hearts. He next ran all of his. tricks in the black suits and then gave West the king' of hearta. West had to lead diamonds away from his king, giving dummy the queen of diamonds and an entry to the thirteenth heart. South won the last trick with the ace of diamonds, completing a lucky, but well-played slam. This and That Fraud In Prison COLUMBIA, S. C. m — William R. Hall, serving 10 yeare for a liquor store burglary, has been sentenced to an additional two years for mail fraud. He was charged with issuing bad checks to pay for merchandise ordered by mail. Evidence introduced at his trial showed that he gave his address at Apartment 6-A, 1516 Gist St. That's the street number of the South Carolina penitentiary. And Hall said the 6-A was his cell number. Answer to Previous Puzzle j ACROSS 1 Cats and — 5 Heel and — 9 a-pat 12 Landed 13 Wash and 14 Exist 15 Instruction 17 Operated 18 Of the sun 19 Wealthy 21 A good - 2 Medley . 3 Boy and . 4 Place 5 Pose for portrait 6 Bird 7 Running knot 8 Boredom 9 Family 10 Persia . 11 Temporary shelter 16 Make Sle 23 Charged atom 20 Winner and 24 Before 27 Prayers 22 Fend off 29 Pierce, as with a knife 32 Courteous 34 Fancy 36 Can 37 Archery goal 38 Denomination 39 and there 41 Abstract being 42 Baseball's Williams 44 Continent 46 Alcoholic liquors 49 Diadem 53 Also 54 Beaklike • process 56 Country hotel 57 Christmas 26 Ballotings 28 Places 30 Solar disk 31 Wagers 33 Bury 35 Biblical 24 Heroic poetry tribesman 25 At the end 40 Squabble of your 43 Soiled 45 Was sick 46 Mix 47 Corn 48 Rent 50 Singing voice 51 Finnish poem 52 Eucharistic wine cups 55 Far (prefix) Sometimes the guy who trie- to act cool as a cucumber winds up in o pickle anyhow, «N(A* 58 Volcano in Sicily 59 Legal matters 60 Shout 61 Accomplishes DOWN 1 «nd moms f

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