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PAGE EIGHT BT-YTIIEVTLT.E WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1953 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TIIE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. RAINES, Publliher HAKKY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Adrertislng Manager Sole National Adrertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered a second c!»s« matter »t the post- office at Blythevllle. Arkansas, under act oJ Congress, October », 1917. 6UBSCRIPTION RATES: Bv carrier In the city, of BlytherUle or any .uburban town when carrier service is roaln- W By 'mail, within a radius ol 60 miles. $5.00 pet Tear J2 50 (or si* months, $1.25 tor three monthi; by mail outiiide 50 mile font, $13.50 per rear payable in adranoe. ______ Meditations Then what prayer or what supplication soever shall be made of any man, or of all thy people Israel, when every one shall know his own sore »nd his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in Ibis house. - II Chron. 6:29. « • * Prayer is the peace of our spirit, the stillness of our thoughts, the evenness of our recollection, the seat of meditation, the rest of our cares, and the calm of our tempest. — Jeremy Taylor. Barbs Science says that there are more than 300,000,000 stars in the skies. And about an equol number of people trying to hitch their wagon. * * * Some folks have been women so lonr Its a bit difficult not to be a little contrary »t tlm««. * * * The old TV set is making people turn in later — and likely turn out less the next day. * * * •Twould be interesting to know what housewife ha« the best collection of borrowed things. * * * Being short on cash makes it hard to convince some people of your wisdom. ROW Plan Is Triumph Of Right Over Oppression American officials are not boasting of it, but the fact is that he prisoner plan agreed to at Panmunjom by the United Nations and the Communists represents n definite victory for UN negotiators. Until this agreement was made, the Eeds never had conceded anything on the basic point — that there must be a reasonable time limit on the effort of the Communists to persuade reluctant prisoners to return home. Without such a limit, the prisoners would face a grim choice between indefinite Allied captivity and Communist reprisals. The Reds never would relinquish what they consider their "rights" in these 48,000 human beings. But with the four months' limit prescribed in the truce plan, they are yielding those "rights" in principle and conceding another of a different sort — the right of a prisoner to seek asylum in a "foreign land. To be sure, the Communists still will try desperately to repatriate every last prisoner. They have three months in which to send teams of "persuaders" among the holdouts to convince them. And if that fails, the men must wait another month while a political conference on general Korean issues debates their fate. But the agreement specifies no coercion is to be used to compel repatriation, and the Reds are to be restricted to seven representatives for each 1000 prisoners. If these terms are fully enforced by the proposed repatriation commission under leadership of India, the reluctant men should be protected in their desire for freedom. This is an important triumph. It was the cause of thehopeless haggling that led to a break-off in truce talks last October. It was the nub of the debate in the truce tent since negotiations were resumed this spring. We have upheld the moral right of asylum before all the world. We have fought on and on for many months because we would not let freedom-seeking Asiatics be returned to death or persecution in their Red homelands. This ought to stand as a strong answer to Asian leaders who have sought unfairly to imply that Americans view Asiatics as an inferior people who can be A-bombed and stepped on without concern. Americans died by the thousands so Asiatics might choose liberty. To the Communists the defeat — if it is consolidated in the execution of the truce — will be extremely painful. They Buffer far more than the loss of 48,000 men, if all should elect to stay away. they suffer the great anguish of knowing that henceforth every man wh,o goes forth to do battle tinder the Communist flag is aware he may gain freedom by surrendering to a western enemy. That knowledge is no help' to the morale of satellite, or even Russian fighting forces. It is no encouragement to future aggressions. What trust can the Kremlin place in armies which understand the rewards of laying down their arms? The UN truce negotiators and all those high American and western officials who stood fast on this issue are to he congratulated on their scrupulous statesmanship in the service of the highest international moral standards. Views of Others Commissars Out President Tito has informed Marshal Tito that hereafter Communist Party Secretary Tito will not be allowed to soil the Yugoslav army down with political commissars. It is assumed that the marshal will be pleased and that the secretary will comply. Meanwhile, foreign observers are wondering what it means. The commissar system is Russian. It is the gimmick by which the party controls the army, discovers and nips insurrection before it gets even to the bud stage. It is said to be productive more of politics than of military efficiency. May be Tito has concluded that Yugoslavia can do with a better army. Western representatives who have to deal with the Yugoslavia military think that it will be easier to talk military matters with purely military men. But nobody seems to think that Tito himself is any the less a Communist after his own pattern or any the less a dictator within his own jurisdiction. —The Dallas Morning News. The Queen's English A bit of a belilnd-thc,scenos flurry over Queen Elizabeth's choice of words in her Commonwealth radio-broadcast ended In our favor, the way we look at it. The news service said the Queen began her address this way: "When I spoke to you all last Christmas . . . ." Another had it Her Majesty avoided the "you all" and merely said "you." The same variance was to be found in their versions of her closing remark: "I thank you (you nil) from a full heart." Well, a newspaper man in Memphis —- where else? — really wanted to know. He queried the news service's New York headquarters. New York cabled London. London replied: "Apologies to you all down there in Memphis. Recheck shows Queen did say 'you all'." And what was to be expected from a kinswoman of Marse Robert E. Lee himself? The very next time anyone from north of the M «fe D Line says n disparaging word about our use of "you all." we're going to reply, very firmly and not too politely: "You all just don't speak the Queen's English uprtKere. bub! —The Chattanooga Times. Verde r Old English spelling makes it "weder." a word common to the Teutonic languages. (Don't argue, we just looked it up." The Dutch spell it the same way. while Denmark makes it "vier," Iceland "veor." und Germany spells It "wetter," or in case of storm, "gewittcr." The root is wa- to Mow, from which is derived "wind." Weder, or vier, veer or wetter, it means the condition of the atmosphere In regard to the temperature, presence of absence of wind or cloud, its dryncss or humidity, and all the various meteorological phenomena. (See Meteorology.) What we started out to say was gewiz, wad weder. —Nashville Banner. >0 THEY SAY Are we to talk with them for eight or 80 more years while they build up their arms to destroy I he free world? _ South Korea's ambassador, You Chan Yang, on truce proposals. + * * • Even though our allies take different views from ours, we should not forget that we owe them much. — South Korea's president, Syngman Rhee. * * # I don't want to look like Calvin Coolidge. — Harry S. Truman, refusing war-bonnet when made honorary "Indian" by Oklahoma Junior Chamber ol Commerce "braves." * * * The basic problem on the (New York) waterfront is not crime, but how to get a decent labor- management setup free of the control of racketeers. — Father John M. Corrldan, N. Y. waterfront priest. * » « The tvmcis mow) available to the Air Force are ample to continue a rapid buildup In Its effective strength. — Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson. * * * The enemy has sufficient planes and bombs to bomb strategic points across the entire country simultaneously. — Federal Civil Defense Administrator Val Peterson, * * * Wo do not regard India as a neutral country. We regard India's prime minister more as a friend of communism than of democracy. — South Korea's president, Syngman Rhc«. Why Does He Always Leave Things in Such a Mess? Peter fdson'j Washington Column — Despite Differences, Taft and Ike Agree on Most Policy Measures WASHINGTON _(NEA)~- One of Ohio Sen. Robert A. Taft's greatest -roubles, as he himself has said ,1s that he talks too much. He has ideas on everything and he delights in expressing them fully at the drop of a question mark. This frequently gets him in trouble. No better illustration of this could be offered Peter Edson than in the rec- ird of Senator Taft's views on eco- lomy and budget-balancing since le became Senate majority leader ive months ago. At the start of the campaign last ummer. Mr. Eisenhower and 6en- ;tor Taft agreed on a policy statement—prepared in advance by Sentor Taft. A cardinal point was to :ut federal spending to $70 billion. President Eisenhower's revised nidget for next year calls for pending- S74 billion, with a deficit f $5.8 billion., Early in March Senator Taft an- o u n c e d reluctantly that he cured the budget could not be .ilanced for the coming fiscal ear. By March 18 Taft said he bought a $4 billion cut might be nough to balance this budget. A week later he thought a $10 illion tax cut might be made next ear if a sizable deficit could be voided this year. On April 11 he hoping that the end of the Korean war could bring an expense eduction of $2 billion to $5 billion. On April 14, in a speech at Sche- lectady, he was back on the ampaign stand. He said that he nd President Eisenhower had greed then that a complete re- amping of the military services would permit a $10 billion cut and tax reduction. May 10 Senator Taft gloomily announced that he feared the deficit for next year might be as much as $11 billion. Three days later, saying that he did not want to find himself contradicting himself, he declared that "the administration" — meaning the White House—would have to decide what it wanted. And in legislative conferences with the President, Taft Is supposed to have complained bitterly because there had been so much delay in sending firm budget estimates to the Congress for next year. As Senate majority leader, Mr. Taft could make all these statements and suffer no consequences. For a President to make as many conflicting statements in so short a time would cause unlimited confusion. It would be a bad case of foot-ln-mouth disease. The list of measures on which Senator Taft has been In complete agreement with President Eisenhower, however, Is long and convincing. Taft has said he will do anything he can to advance the St. Lawrence Seaway project, when, the President wants. Taft favors contnung: the recprocal trade agreements program, pretty much n its present form. Taft approved and pushed through the off-shore oil bill, In spite of a Democrat minority near-fillibuster. Senator Taft approved termination of price and wage controls at the end of April. He opposed standby controls in the new defense mobilization bill, in agreement with the President's wishes, etoin shrdlu cmfwyp etaolna etaoi The President was supported by his Senate majority leader on granting greater power to reorganize federal agencies. Taft supported the reorganization plans for the new Department of Welfare, for the Department of Agriculture and the Council of Economic Advisers Taft and Eisenhower see eye-to eye on a tax program of no cuts this year. Taft approved the naming of Leo nard W. Hall as Republican National Committee chairman, although Hall was a Dewey man Taft secured the confirmation 01 Charles E. Bohlen as ambassador to Moscow and Dr. James B. Conant as high commissioner to Germany. And he pushed confirmation of the entire Eisenhower cabinet even though he hadn't picked any of them and in spite of the facl that he deplored the nomination oi Martin P. Durkin as Secretary of Labor. On all these points the President can find no fault with his Senate leader. It was Senator Taft who announced the original U-point list of legislation essential for passage by this session of Congress. So far only two of the 11 have been passed—tidelands and reor< ganization powers. Two others have passed the Senate—the mobilization bill and Hawaii statehood, but the latter has a rider which would also admit Alaska, and that the administration doesn't want. Taft had hoped to complete the 11 "must" measures and adjourn by July l. It doesn't loot now as though he'll make it. This isn't entirely Senator Taft's fault. While Taft men are chairmen of 11 out of the 15 Senate committees, the Republican majority in the Senate is only one vote. And the House of Representatives has held up some things like Taft-Hartley labor law revision. Senator Taft has known exactly what he wanted on this all along, even if the President has given him no help. 'he Doctor Says —• By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Serrlce Each summer a large number of eople become afflicted with a pe- aliar condition of the skin vari- u usly known as ringworm, athlete's foot or dermatophytosis. An even larger number who have had this skin condition previously get It again during the warm weather. The disorder does not disappear in cold weather, but in summer the greater perspiration and added moisture favor the growth of the fungus which causes this condition. Furthermore, more of us become athletically minded and are exposed to new infections in such places as swimming pools or locker rooms. The feet, between the toes, the hands, the groin and the scalp, are favorite locations for this condition. Dermatophytosis may take various forms such as blistering, scaling, cracking, lumps or callous-like lesions of the skin. Itching is common. Too many have only mild symptoms which they do not recognize, and allow to 1 go on for a long time without treatment. The Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association has made some recommendations on dermatophy- tosis which Include the following: The feet should be kept clean and dry with special attention to places between the toes; the shoes and socks should be aired when not In use. Shoes should be chosen with a view to making them us light and well-aired as is compatible with working conditions. A dusting powder consisting of 10 per cent boric acid in powder talcum should be put on the feet. In between the toes every night and morning. The value of foot baths for the prevention of dermatophytosis seems to be slight. Contrary to what was formerly believed, these foot baths have not proved of much value, Play It Safe The Council suggested the following policy as to treatment: "Only the mild lesions that occur between the toes should be, treated by the patient himself: that Is, where the lesions exhibit only scallness and perhaps mild redness and. fissuring. Considerable redness, moisture, postule formation or pain call for the attention of the physician and the physician only. The patient must err on Uie safe side ... "Nothing Is safe as a local application except the boric acid foot powder mentioned under prophylaxis prevention. If there is not any improvement within two weeks, consult a physician." Self-treatment or overtreatment of these Infections frequently niakes them much more difficult to cure, or leads to complications. The particular fungus responsible can be Identified only with the the duration and severity of symptom*. Domeitlc rabblU which weigh 20 pounds have been developed although their wild anceiton weigh about thrtl pound*. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Relax — Let Foe Do the Struggling By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Service The , South hand was really slightly'.too strong for an opening bid of one no-trump, since it. in- clude.s 19 points with two extra ten-spots. (Most experts will' bid one no-trump only on a hand that counts 16 to 18 points.) The "ex- NOttTH *87.3 VQ4 »8763 4 Q 10 9 2 17 4H054 AJ862 VKD652 $AJ «J»52 4763 SOUTH (D) * AKQ V 10873 *K«10 + AJ5 North-South vul. ,«» y** Nwi * E »* i W.T. Past Pass Past Opening lead—* S tra" strength did South no good at all, since he mlsplayed the hand and managed to go down. West opened the five of hearts, dummy properly played low, and East won with the Jack. East then returned the deuce of spades. South won the third trick with the ace or spades and promptly laid down the nee of clubs. He continued with the jack of clubs, but West carefully held off. South Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NBA)— "Father Knows Best" and so does Robert Young. He's not making the mistake some radio shows have irrade when they went visual on TV. An entirely new family, hired for visual and not voice appeal, will be with Bob when he films the pilot reel of his projected "Father Knows Best" telefilm series, based on the NBC radio show. A new wife and three new children for the show are the object of a casting search now going on and Bob's saying: "We're being very careful. Thirty-nine shows a year means we'll be together 39 weeks a year. It's almost like picking another wife and adopting three children for real." J. Edgar Hoover is offering the FBI's files on "The Ten Most Wanted Men" to Hollywood telefilm producers. ABC has latched on to the Joe E. Brown telefilm series about family life that the comedy star made under the Hal Roach banner a year ago. If the network finds a sponsor, Joe will give up his New York TV job and spend the -ummer grinding out stanzas. Jess Barker looks gloomy every time he's asked about his European vacation with Susan Hayward, while he was gone, CBS decided he was perfect for the costarring role with Joan Caulfield in the "My I'avorite Husband" ser- es, but gave the part to Barry Tels<* when Jess' agent couldn't bring him back from Paris in a hurry. Jack Webb, anxious to escape he pressure of week-after-week deadlines on "Dragnet," will skip his summer vacation and film as many stanzas as his constitution will allow during the hot months. JOIN THE CLUB? SOS from a TV fan in Green- 'ille, Tex.: "Can't you do something about eliminating panel shows? They tink." I agree with you, lady. Tune em out and join the SFTEPS— Society for the Elimination of Panel Shows. Membership is in the millions. half-hour films made in England with Frankie and top European night club acts, should hit the home screens in the fall. Frankie's raving about the way he was photographed—"I just can't look that good. . • .Walt Flannery, the fl year-old who stole a recent Art Ur letter House Party show, is in the jfiovies now—in "Sabre Jet.". . . Lassie will have pooch competition on TV. An alcholic St. Bernard, with a liquor cask around his neck, will support Bob Sterling and Anne Jeffreys in the "Topper" telefilm series. Lill Damita and Nora Eddington are blazing. They had expected Errol Flynn's co-producer, J. Barrett Mahon, to write out checks for them when he arrived in town from Italy to straighten out Errors business affairs. But neither of the ex-Mrs. Flynns recieved a penny of the child support and alimony due them. Joe Castro, the Latin bandleader, does a Mona Lisa when he's Beverly Michaels, tallest of the asked if he's the secret groom of Doris Duke. No YES, no NO, just a smile. Hollywood beauties, will receive a her ex-husband, former MGM pro : hunk of fortune when the will $ ducer Voldemar Vetlugin, is probated. Her next film is "Soiled for Russell Rouse—and then she and Rouse will wed. Unfilmed drama: Erie Krasna. who was married to Al Jolson, walks into a nitery with her new husband, Norman Krasna. Unaware of her presence, an MC begins the show by doing an imitation of Al. Erie bites her "ip. Krasna reaches out and holds her hand. They applaud politely when the MC has finished. "The Frankie Laine Show," THE TUESDAY story out of Washington which told of two abduction of two small children described the abductress as having "dirty brown hair" and lacking several front teeth. The Wednesday story out of New York described her in the first sentence as an "exotic dancer." Quick change artist, huh — Charlotte (N. C.) News. 26 ivertook with dummy's queen of :lubs, which held the trick. Having arrived in dummy, de- Jarer led a diamond towards his land and put up the king of diamonds. West won with the ace of Hamonds, cashed the king of ilubs, and exited safely with a pade. South was now back in his own land and was therefore limited to hree spades, one diamond and two lubs. If he then led a heart, West vould take three heart tricks; and '. South led a diamond instead, East would take two diamonds and 'he jack of spades. The correct way to play such a and is to let 'the opponents do ome struggling. After winning the irst trick with the ace of spades, outh should lead the jack of clubs not the ace) and overtake with ummy's queen of clubs. If East happens to have the king f clubs, he will be very reluctant refuse this trick. In any case, outh will probably be able to tell Mich opponent has the king of lubs'. Declarer now returns a diamond, osing to Wesrs ace, and West ets out safely with a spade. South nust cash both the king and queen ' spades, followed by the ace of lubs and a low club. West can ake the king of clubs, but must hen lead hearts or diamonds, and n either case South will make his even tricks. A KENTUCKY INVENTOR from Henderson has developed a new pair of spectacles with which anyone can see in the dark. Now, ft somebody'll just figure out a was to find the spectacles, everything'll be all right up until the break o'- day. — Lexington (Ky.) Herall. 75 Years Ago In Blythevillt — Mr and Mrs. L. E. Old are leaving Sunday for Elizabeth City. N. C. where they will spend two weeks. Miss Mary Eunice Layson has returned from Cottey College at Nevada, Mo., to spend the summer months here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. James Hill went to St. Louis today for the performance of "Of Thee I Sing." NE» President 'ike is certainly trying to lead a badly mixed band, with British and Korean drum beaters abroad and Republican horn looters at home all playing different tunes. r Tree Talk Answer to Previous Puzzls ACROSS 1 Timber tree 4 Kind of apple tree 8 Fruits of hawthorn trees 12 Dove's call 13 Rant 14 Leave out 15 Shade tree 16 Acetic acid amide 18 Come in again 20 Moisten 21 Observe 22 Indian weights 24 Drunkards 26 Demigod 27 Used to cut down trees 30 Attractive 32 City in Wisconsin 34 Rubs out 35 Reviser 36 Father 37 Highway 39 Melody 40 Coin 4t Beatrice's nickname 42 Ornamental loop 45 Browned bread 49 Senselessness 51 Anger- 52 Nostril 53 Essential being 54 United 55 Lampreys 56 Japanese oulcasll 57 Boy's nickname DOWN 1 Maple genus 2 Only 3 House and land 4 Parking box 5 Speed contest 6 Opposed 7 Wager 8 Domiciles 9 Among 10 Broad 11 Simmer 17 Away from home 19 What birds build in trees 23 Went astray 24 Hurried 25 Odd (Scot.) 26 Green tea 27 Position 28 Soon 29 Existed 31 Cylindrical 33 Quotes 38 Bear witness 40 Evergreen tree fruits 41 Foundations 42 Evergreen tree 43 Zoological suffix 44 Man's name 46 Greek mountain 47 Sea eagle 48 Act 50 Born 1

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