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PAOC IDC BLYTHEVILL'E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE, is, 1959 BLTIMVILLE COURIER KIWI TKE COURIER NKWB CO. M. W. HAINtS, FublUher BAMtT A. KAINB8, A»i»tant Pubiiiher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising ManafW Bolt National Ad»ertlstag Representatives: Wallaot Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphii. entered M second cl»s« matter at the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkanju, under act at Con- frets, October », 1911 Member of The Associated Frew SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In-the city of Blythevllle or any Wburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail within a radius of 60 miles, J5.00 per year »2 50 for six months, $1.25 for three months: by mail outside 50 mile Kjne, $12.50 per year payable in adranot. Meditations And it shall be forgiven all the congregation of the children of Israel, and the stranscr that wjourneth among them; seeing all the people mre in iinormnoe. — Numbers 15:26. * * * God forgives — forgives not capriciously, but with wise, definite, Divine prearrangement; forgives universally, on the ground of an atonement and on the condition of repentance and faith. —Storrs. Barbs BARBS FOR— (TODAY) If all women looked the way they think they Uo it would be pretty tough on the menfolk. * * * Firemen blamed crossed wires for a fire In * restaurant jukebox. It might have been one at thoM hot tunes. * * * When youngsters grow up they should get over the habit of blowing bubbles and waiting for the breaks. * * * More than likely the movie censors originated the expression, "Whit's wron s with this picture?" * * + A baby beauty contest is something that gives judges a chance to be very popular — witti one mother. Taft's Tactical Piloting Will Be Hard to Match It comes as a shock that Senator Taft, noted in the Senate for his energy and drive, has a hip ailment serious enough to compel rim to relinquish an important part of his duties as majority leader for the balance of this session. Taft's ideas and principles have long been a subject of controversy .on both Republican and Democratic sides of the' . aisle. But among all his colleagues, without regard to partisan color, he is deeply admired and respected for his courage, his intelligence, his devotion to the processes of orderly government, his devotion to his country. From the first day he walked onto the Senate floor in 1939, Taft has shown a commanding understanding of the legislative process. All hands ackowledge his to be a master in this field. That grasp has shown itself strongly in the few months he has been active Senate floor leader. A Senate saying has developed that "things don't go right when Bob is not here." There is no question that men of all parties will sorely miss the Ohioan in the days ahead. Sen. Lyndon Johnson of Texas, Democratic minority leader, expresses the general sentiment in these words: "In or out of the leader's chair, I know and you know that Bob Taft will be working for the good of the nation. No more honorable man ever sat as a Senate leader for any party." Taft has acquired a reputation in that post for fairness, firmness, and full respect for the right of dissent, from any quarter. The Republican Party, President Eisenhower, and the country can only hope that it will get even a rough approximation of this kind of service from Taft's temporary <• successor, Senator Knowland of California. Fortunately, Taft intends to attend White House conferences, party-policy committee meetings, and other high- strategy gatherings. He will always be available, within the limits imposed by his illness, for consultation. And so there is no doubt he will still be the central Republican figure in Congress Inasmuch as the senator has shown high loyalty to the President and has submerged s o m e of his own personal views in the cause of serving responsibly the man who defeated him for the Republican nomination, the country must be thankful that his guiding hand will conlinue to be felt. But his day-to-day tactical piloting will b« difficult to match. All men who respect and admir* a sincere public servant with a remarkably sense of duty must wish Taft a speedy recovery and return to tht legislative wars. Views of Others National Sales Tax There has long been tallc concerning a national sales tax, but perhap» not with the sincerity of today. Republicans and Democrats, alike have mentioned and considered Its attempts to balance the budget. Many people will admit that much revision Is necessary in the tax measure and substituting other methods of raising more money. Georgia only recently made an initial stop to reorganizing its tax structure. Personally we can see little argument against the sales tax if It will eliminate as much of the cumbersome tax burden which Is hidden in the form of luxury taxes, etc. Just where the rest of the nation stands we do not know. There will certainly be plenty of opponents, especially those groups who fear any new tax without even thinking of its long-range aid to the public — in administrative savings and collection costs by substituting a sales lax for much of the taxes we have today are complicated and thus demand elaborate checking systems. A step toward simplifying our tax structures, to get the federal government out of the state fields and vice versa, could go a long way toward saving u« money initially and passing the savings on to the taxpayer In a reduced tax burden. —LaQrange (Ga.) Pally News. Beating Economy Deliberate or not, the Pentagon, like a lot of bureaucracies, has a sure fire technique for putting the administration (any administration) and Congress on the griddle whenever a reduction in appropriations is threatened. A few days ago, the Pentagon let leak the word that it was surveying 20 Army camps and probably would close some' of them. That did it. • The home folks moved in a hurry. They assembled delegations of mayors and aldermen and Chamber of Commerce brass, called their Senators and Congressmen and caught the next train for Washington. Of course, they'll be told at the Pentagon that the Army needs the camps and surely would like to keep them and the folks in the neighboring towns have been nice and tliey'd like to continue the pleasant and mutually beneficial relationship. And the possibility of greater economy goes out the window, because the Pentagon can't be convinced that the camps could be kept open and savings made by eliminating waste. The same thing Is happening In other fields, loo. Various groups are tearing their shirts to save hospitals, bridges, dams and other flood projects. The farm bloc is busy and the veterans organizations are going to bat to prevent any reduction in VA spending. The technique has worked before and it will work again. —Greenville (S.C.) Piedmont. Demands of the Outdoors If the man at the next desk staggers In Monday morning, bleary-eyed and unsteady on his legs, don't Jump to the conclusion that this la the product of an alcoholic week end. Moro likely he is a suburbanite who lost his week end. In the glare of the May sun, amid the spinach rows nnd the Iris beds and the green grass that grows all around. Later In the season he will be tanned and thin (relatively), with the far-seeing gleam to his eye that is the mark of the outdoors man. Just now he is taking off winter's fat and flabbiness the hard way, working It off. Quite likely, too, he is trying to do the work of two week ends in one, so that he can with a clear conscience depart for some favorite fishing stream the next Saturday. —Kansas City Star. SO THEY SAY I would be very happy to step down, not only from the government, but from the political scene. But I have a profound conviction I should stay. — Italian Premier De Gasperi, on eve of elections. * * * It's a greatly overgrown village. — Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, on New York. * * * My (battle) decisions are made within a certain framework established in Prance before I took command. The framework is secret and personal. — Oen. Raoul Salan, former"commander of French Union forces in Indo-China. * * * I consider this test (firing A-shell) a milestone in the history of atomic weapons and I «m highly satisfied with the success of the test. — Ailm. Arthur Radford, incoming chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff. ' • t * It may not make any difference to you, but I have sworn allegiance to the United States Constitution, government and flag, and I mean to maintain It. — V. C. Gcorgescu, naturalized American of Romanian descent, who refused to spy on U. S., thereby risking safety of his sons still In Romania. * * * I cannot go back and continue defending an administration In which I have lost filth. I have too much respect for the American people not to tell them the truth. — Cnrlos P. Romulo, Filipino ambassador to the U. S., leaves Liberal Party of Filipino President Qulrino. High and Dry — For th ePresent Peter Edson's Washington Column— Another Pall of Secrecy Falls— This Time in Ikes Favorite Food WASHINGTON —fNEA)— The I porters he tied it himself. White House has now been forced 'Dean* at 79 o slap a tight secrecy classifica- ion oh all the favorite recipes of President and Mrs. Eisenhower. Giving them out to food editors and other curious cooks proved to be too much The new "Dean" of the House o: Representatives, In point o£ age, is Rep. Robert Grosser, Cleveland O., Democrat, who celebrated his 79th birthday on June 7. Representative Grosser was born in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and was brought to America as a boy by his immigrant parents. He is of a chore for the j best known as the ,,author of White Home road retirement-plan legislation. This is his 19th term in Congress. Two other Democrats, Sam Ray- staff. The rather President fancies l --~- ""Son himself as a pret- good cook in an amateur sort f way. Mrs. Eisenhower, although ot too interested in cooking, does ave a couple of favorite dishes 'hich she likes to whip up. The new secrecy order on the 'irst Family's favorite concoctions ame lo light when the National ress Club asked the President to ubmit a recipe for his favorite arbecue sauce. The club is riming a contest to select a prize uce for its annual barbecue and orieo. The word leaked out that the resident was pretty disappointed not being able to enter his bar- ecue formula in competition inst those from his fellow (Dem- crat) Tcxans. Secretary of Health, c., Oveta Culp Hobby, House Minority Leader Sam Rayburn id Associate Justice Tom Clark the Supreme Court. But the new in against recipe publicity forced ook Eisenhower out of the run- ng. When Ike was in Denver last ummer, organizing his campaign, e staff had numerous barbecues which the head man insisted on •eparlng his own sauce. On these ccasions he was fond of bragging 's recipe was the best in the tuntry. He Tied One On Picture hats worn by Washington amor girls at the British Em- issy's garden party for 2000 tests were put to shame by the credible headgear which Arnbas- dor Ali of Pakistan wore for this ashington celebration of Queen izabeth's coronation. It was a gold turban with four rds of stiff white muslin. One cl jutted a foot or more in the nir and the other end drnped down over his shoulders. The ambassador told the bug-eyed fashion re- burn of Texas and Carl Vinson of Georgia, have served 21 terms in Congress and so are senior to Representative Grosser in point of ser vice, though they are younger men. Representative Grosser became senior congressman on the recent death of Rep. Merlin Hull of Wisconsin, who was 82. Runner-up on seniority in the House is now Rep. Brent Spence of Kentucky, who is six months younger than Grosser. 'Dean' at 86 Seven years senior to 'Representative Grosser, on the Senate side of the Capitol, is the venerable but vigorous bachelor senator, Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island. At Senator Green is probably the oldest man on active service in government. Senator Green has to run for reelection next year. If he makes it and lives out his term he will become the oldest congressman in American history. The record was set by the late Sen. Justin Morrill of Vermont, who died In 1898 at age !. When Senator Green was asked if he was trying to beat this record, he dr.' ied with the comment, ' 'That is something I never discuss with anyone. As a matter of fact, I don't even discuss that with the Lord." House-Made Economies The economy record of the House of Representatives to date shows cuts in the Truman-pre- pa red budget of a little under 13 per cent. The House has now completed action on 12 appropriation bills for nine government departments, the ndependcnt offices, Army civil 'unctions (rivers and harbors) and District of Columbia. Truman bud;et requests of S10.3 billion for these agencies were cut by $1.8 billion to $8.5 billion. The whopping big Department of Defense budget is still to b acted on by the House. The Eisen hower administration has cut th Truman defense requests from $45 5 billion to $43.2 billion. Nobod knows what the House will do t this proposed S2.3 billion cut. Warms Up to House Bills Senate debate on the House passed appropriation bills is jus now beginning to warm up. As ha been the case for the last severa sessions, Sen. Paul Douglas of 111! nois has proved himself to be on of the most serious students o appropriation detail and one of th most sincere advocates of econo my. At one point in the State-Justice Commerce appropriation bill de bate, Senator Douglas dramatica pulled out a big magnifying glas to read small-type footnotes in proving that claimed economies o $55 million were complete phonic; At another point the Illinois sena 'or declared that the figures fittei perfectly the well-known definition of the three kinds of lies: "Lies damn lies and statistics." Farting Sorrow A beautiful friendship between the American Medical Association and the American Legion was shai t e r e d recently when the AMA House of Delegates passed a reso ution against giving veterans free ;reatment in Veterans' Administra tion hospitals for their non-service connected disabilities. A year ago both the Legion am AMA saw eye-to-eye on this ques ion. Both organizations passed res olutions for a new investigation o! non • service - connected disability cases. The Legion threw a big uncheon for AMA leaders to talk t over. But suddenly the doctors grew cold on the idea and never ;ave a return courtesy luncheon The Legion then went ahead with ts own investigation. It found tha> nore than a third of the non-ser- ice disability patients had been advised by their private doctors to ake Veterans' Administration hos- Jitftlization, if they could not pay 'or treatment. AMA officials Jusi aughed at this report a.nd passec ,heir resolution against such treatment. Legion officials now plan retali- tion by withdrawing their support r o m another AMA resolution vhich opposes free government Tiedical care for dependents of •nembers of the armed forces. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written (or NEA Service More than half of the victims of Muscle strength is obtained by poliomyelitis do not develop paralysis which requires after-care. What care is required depends, of course, on what muscles are affected and how seriously. The first step in after-care, or treatment of polio after the acute disease has subsided, is to make sure that pain is relieved and to speed the release of muscle tightness. Until this is done, proper motion of the involved part, usually arm or leg, is impossible. The relief of pain nnd relaxation of muscles is accomplished by the use of intelligently prescribed sed- ntivos, heat, paslve motion, nnd simply the passage of time. As soon as H becomes possible, (he effort Is directed to stimulating muscular movements. This must be done with gre.it care. In accomplishing; it several measures, Including massage, may be necessary. Once the plan of action has been decided upon it Is possible to proceed with the various measures that are necessary to bring about (he greatest possible 'degree of muscular recovery. | increasing the amount of. activity slowly. This is done in many different ways and in many cases includes underwater exercises. Underwater exercise has been » great boon. The temperature of the water must be kept just right and the water itself supports the limbs so that they can be moved with much less effort than is necessary In the air. Walking, when the patient is ready for it, has to be undertaken carefully and gradually. Sometimes support with braces is necessary. In mild cases, restoring the muscles may take only a few weeks; in the severe ones it takes much longer. The Improvement often continues for a long time; In fact, the amount of paralysis at the height of the disease Is almost always greater than it will be later on. May Need Surgery When Improvement s e e m s to have" stopped, the final steps In aftcr-ciue must be begun. This may Involve surgery, such as thr lengthening of a tendon. At other times, special apparatus can be used or the patient may be taught to develop trick movements which really mean the substitution of one muscular group for another. In all of these steps, paitence, care and skill are important. The results are rewarding because most of those who have been crippled can be greatly improved and eventually become able to take part in many physical activities. Those who work in this field are often amazed at the courage shown by such patients in overcoming their difficulties. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Here's When Nor To Draw Trumps The bidding in today's hand was very easy. South had a sound opening bid with 13 points in high cards and 2 points for the singleton. North had an excellent double raise with strong four-card trump support, 11 points In normal high-card strength, 1 point extra for the Icing of South's bid suit, and 3 points for the singleton. The double raise showed strong trump tupport In a hand that Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Behind the Screens: Move over, you Hollywood clotheshorses — a movie queen who was spanked in the newsprint woodshed for not dressing to the teeth Is out to dazzle movietowners with a knock-your- eye-out wardrobe. Bombastic Shelley Winters has mothballed the slacks In favor of gowns with designer labels, yards of mink, hats with that Paris look and even long gloves. Says .Shelley: "I'm aching to get back to work, but U-I doesn't have anything ready for me. I begged them to let me play In a film coming up. They yelled that the girl gets killed on page 35. I told them didn't care. For 35 pages she takes bubble baths and looks sexy and that's what I want after wear- ng maternity clothes and being shapeless for so long." counts from 13 to 17 points, and in this case North's total count was 14 points. South was not really tempted to try for a slam. He had a minimum opening bid, and it was very unlikely that the combined count was even 33 points. Hence South contented himself with bidding game, and North naturally had to accept this decision. The play should have been every bit as simple as the bidding, but South found a way to be set. The hand is worth a second look because it Is a type that you often encounter In actual play. West opened the five of hearts, and dummy won with the ace. South immediately drew three rounds of trumps and then looked around for new worlds to conquer. Unfortunately, he had already conquered himself. There was now only one trump left in dummy, and South had three losing diamonds In his hand. It was obviously impossible to ruff his three diamonds with dummy's one trump, and South wound up losing three Kathleen Hughes, the shapely IT to the boys Who see "It Cama From Outer Space," separated from 'her hubby a month ago. She'» been denying that she was married. Insiders say that Lili St. Cyr's bumps and grinds in "Son of Sinbad"-—the reason why the s?t has oeen closed to the press—will never get by the censors. Anoiher in the parade of Hollywood flickers that will defy the industry's censorship code? CONDITION DELICATE PATRICE WYMORE'S condition has Errol Flynn and Italian specialists worried. The doctors are running daily tests on Patrice, who was warned never to make a date with the stork department, and she may be rushed to New York by plane. E v 1 e Johnson, who's never smoked the ham out of her system since her actress days on Broadway, has been hitting the TV interview route to build up hubby Van Johnson's theater act. . . . MGM executives took a peek at the footage of Patrice Munsei in Sam Spiegel's "Melba" and are offering her the moon to come over to. the Culver City lot and be its female Mario Lanza. Couple of years ago MGM tested Patrice and turned thumbs down. NORTH U *K978 VAQ97J 49 + Q87 WEST EAST A3 *S43 V542 VKJ108 • K 1076] » J82 + K432 *AJ» SOUTH (D) * AQJ 108 ¥6 * AQ54 * 1069 Both sides vul. South West North Ea* 1 A Pass 3 A Pass 4 * Pass Past Pax Opening lead— 9 S clubs and two diamonds. An experienced and expert declarer would foresee as soon he dummy appeared that he would have to ruff some losing diamonds the dummy. Such a declarer Would therefore carefully refrain from drawing trumps. This can be stated as a general rule for the guidance of Inexperienced bridge players: Study the dummy to see whether or not you need to ruff your losing cards with dummy's trumps. If you need ruffs if this kind, don't draw trumps f you don't need ruffs of this kind, do draw trumps. Following this rule, declarer ihould win the first trick in dummy with the ace of hearts, cash he ace of diamonds, and tuff a diamond In dummy. He returns to hand by ruffing a heart In or- ,er to ruff a second diamond In lummy. Then South gets to his own hand nee more by ruffing a heart in rder to ruff his last diamond in .ummy. Now South can cheerful- y give up three club tricks but annot lose the game contract. The official announcement has yet to be made, but Gene Autry and Columbia have called It a day. He'll concentrate solely on TVumbleweedere. . . Joni James denies that it's hearts, with or without flowers, between her and her manager, Tony Acquaviva. ... Vic Damone is helping Mona Freeman keep Bing Crosby off her mind while the Groaner Is in Europe. CHANNEL TUNING HOLLYWOOD ON TV: "I Lov« Lucy," "Dragnet" and You Bet Your Life" are the nation's top TV shows in the latest ARB report. . .Eddie Albert and a musical variety show replace Firesidt Theater for the summer. . . .Herbert Marshall will star In a tele- film series, "Office of Scientifia Investigation." . . .Pat O'Brien haa been approached to play the lead in a film series, "Waterfront"— story of a tugboat captain and his family. . .Cathy Lewis, who wanted OUT a year ago, will be replaced as Marie Wilson's sidekick in "My Friend Irma.". , .Gordon MacHae and wifey Sheila are talking to two networks about a husband-wife show 1 . 75 Years Ago In Blythcyillt — Mrs. Lucy McAdarhs spent Friday In Jonesboro visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Adams, Jr.. are moving into their recently constructed home at the corner of Division and Hearn Streets. Nancy Kirshner was hostess to 12 friends Saturday when she entertained at her home in eompliemenfc to the college set who are returning home from school. © NCA Miss Sarah Trotter, back from the Coronation, says the next big business boom in London should be in the sale of mothballs, as the thousands of • fur-trimmed robes and fancy uniforms she saw are put away. Vocation Plans Answer to Previous ACROSS 1 . Lauderdale, Florida 5 Yellowstone DOWN 1 Wilt 2 Mineral rocks 3 Vacation is for 4 Candle 5 Term used in golfing 6 You might try - Nome, 7 Grade 8 Funeral bell 9 Helpless persons 10 State 11 Places 16 Wipes out 22 Smells out 9 Vegas, Nevada 12 Region 13 Wolfhound 14 Hail! 15 Frantic 17 Encountered 18 Natural fat 19 Vendors 21 Relative position 23 Boy 24 What you w ill20Try skate on America 27 Cleansing agent 29 Vats 32 Cares for 34 Heroic 36 How about a vacation 1 37 Jingle 38 Swiss resort mountains 39 Cicatrix 41 Stitch 42 Vacationers often return with a 44 Sorrowful cry 46 Vacation mariners 49 Tight 53 Past 54 Staesering 56 Fasten 57 French pronoun 58 Banner 59 Distress signal 60 Observed II Serpent liiard 24 Peruvian Indian 25 Ringlet 26 Outbreaks 28 Flower part 30 Bundle 31 Killed 33 Rope fiber 35 Sea robber 40 Palace 43 Short letters 45 Underlings 46 Enervates 47 Exchange premium 48 Part in a play 50 Egyptian livef 51 Crack 52 Urges on 55 Number 21

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