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PAGE FOUR BI.YTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURH5R NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1961 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO H. W, HAINES, PublUhtr HARRT A. RAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. rREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallac* Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlnnta, Memphli. Entered u second cl»si matter »l the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October >, 1917. Member of The Associated Preai SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier IB the city of Blythevtlle or »ny uburban town where carrier service U main- Mined, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, J5 00 per year, 12.50 lor six months, »1.25 (or three montJu; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per ye«r payable in adranoi. Meditations And Hezcklah prayed unto the Lord, sayinr. _ I»alah 37:15. » * * The Lord's prayer may be committed to mem- mory quickly but it is slowly learned by heart. —John Maurice. Barbs A man who sold peanuts and popcorn for 15 years has retired. We hope he also salted a fortune. » * * A Chicago woman jot & divorce because her husband wouldn't teach her the game of golf. No rough stuff for him. * * * There's a room In a western cafe where customers can nap after meals. Those still at the tables take one while waiting for service. * * * A £lrl In New York was ordered off a bus for wearing a scanty play suit. Just one of her shorts comings. * * * Before they run short, most people will be glad that they saved enough for their vacation. Historian Freeman Attained HighestGoalsbySelf-Denia The sight of a truly dedicated man at work is wonderful instruction for us all. And such a man was Douglas Soti- thall Freeman, the great historian and biographer who died the other day at Richmond, Va. Freeman was the definitive historian of the Confederacy. He spent 19 years researching and writing his f o u r-vol- time biography of Robert E. Lee, and then another eight telling the story of Lee's commanders in a three-volume work. For the Lee biography he got the Pulitzer Prize. Soldiers the world over gave his second project the highest accolade; they considered it indispensable reading for any military strategist. When he died he had completed five of a roposcd six volumes on what was generally recognized as the key biography of George Washington. Hfe also was planning a master history of World War II military operations. That he did not live to undertake this, or finish his Washington, is the world's loss. Yet it waa not the remarkably authentic product of his typewriter that alone made Freeman a memorable figure. It was the way he worked. His dedication to the task was complete. For many, many years he subjected himself to the unconventional rigors of a daily schedule that began at 2:SO a.m. In the dark hours of the morning he did the painstaking labor that the world now celebrates. Until 19-19, an important part of his gruelling day was taken up with the editorship of the Richmond News-Leader. His daily appearance at the office was a clock the doorman could set his watch by. "Time alone is irreplaceable; waste it not," was a motto he liked. Freeman believed any man c o u 1 rt achieve nearly any goal he set or himself if he were willing to pay the price of self-denial involved. His own life gave stirring support to the belief. He endured the stiffest imaginable disciplines to attain the highest goals in his chosen ield. 'Hill Pay'How About For Cabinet Members? Congress wants to go home by the end of July, and a lot of people are hoping the boys get their wish. Not the least numerous among the well-wishers are President Eisenhower's cabinet members. Some of these would like a real chance to learn their jobs. As it is, they have been spending almost as much time on Capitol Hill as in their offices. Men hardly take office be- fore they ore «ummon«d up th« ilop« to testify — an expert*, of course — on their various departments.. If they lend to sound a trifle vagu* on some ospects o{ their work, they *r* apt to be chided and prodded and pestered for days. Maybe they sneak down to their offices on weekends to try to become what the lawmakers are hollering at them for not being. They nre so busy reporting on t h e public business they have little time to conduct it. Possibly what we need is two secretaries for every department, one to run the place and the other to present the department's case before Congress. The latter ought to have office space near the Hill. Their equipment could include mobile file cabnets, station wagon warmed up and ready at the office entrance, a map-and-chart team complete with pointers and easel, special long-life briefcases, and a medic standing by with throat lozenges, nspirin and a Thermos of distilled water. These officials might merit extra compensation, loke a pilot's flight pay. This "Hill pay" would be a reasonable recompense for their daily exposure to the dangers of committee-room shock— an ailment brought on by the grinding of newsreel cameras, the icy stare of the TV lens, the nervous rustle of reporters' pencils, and endless badgering by congressmen. 'Scram!' Sheer Craftsmanship Marilyn Monroe is not a natural beauty, according to Ann Delafield, beauty authority (whatever that is). Miss M., continues Miss D., "had to work hard to become what she is." We always knew there must be something rewarding about hard work. Views of Others Renaissance/ Yet! A group of ten Southern power company executives declares that the next ten years in the South will surpass the past decade. They give the following factors: ••Availability of people who want to know they are accomplishing something worth while; avnilnbility of electric power; gas at n reasonable price and fnlr treatment on taxation." The Atlanta Constitution cites the reason for moving South given by a Chicago metal decorating concern that, after two and one-half years of surveys of markets of the country, decided to locate at Tan-ant City, Alabama. The president of the concern said: "We like everything about the South _ Its people, its climate and its future outlook, u is our desire to fit closely into the wayof life and become a part of the economic renaissance." Those are pleasing words. Now our prosperity is being called a renaissance! —Chattanooga Times. 50 THEY SAY I don't care how many Lehmnns (Sen.), Tydings (ex-Sen.) and Dnily Workers malte attacks on McCarthy. If they praised me I would be worried. — Sen. Joseph McCarthy. * * * I was gonna ride In », subway, but somebody sale! I'd get stomped. — 13-year-old singer, Sunshine Ruby Batcman, Myrtle Springs, Tex., on her first visit to New York. » * * I have seen nothing In the actions of the Soviet Union to Indicate that the leopard has chanced his spots. — Senator Knowland (R • Calif.), acting Senate Majority leader. * * • I don't believe it (the excise profits tax) Is going to be extended. _ Chairman Daniel Reed (R., N. Y.l, House Ways and Means Committee. » » * -All wr wan! is this, we want the Chinese Communist nut of korea and Korra united. — You Chun Yang, South Korean ambassador to the U. 8. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Exclusively Yours: Specialists In Rome have taken Patrice Wymore over tho big health hurdle and promise that the stork will deliver the Errol Flynn heir without any serious complications. "We've never been closer," Pat cables of her domestic situation with Errol. Peter Ed son't Washington Column — House Stand on Cheese Issue Is Born of Surprise Reversal Esperanza Wayne, furious over the court's decision against her in her battle with John Wayne, calling off her divorce action against the star. She tells pals that she has no desire to marry again and that she'll make it impossible for John to wed Pilar Palette. Jack Benny will heaa the west- coast company of "The Seven-Year Itch" in the role of a husband w»o strays. The actress who will fill Vanesn Brown's sexy-model role hasn't been selected. Comic Jack Qilford tells it in a national magazine: Two Hollywood children got into an argument. Finally, as the controversy became more personal, one said: "My father can lick your father." * "Are you kidding?" leered the other. "Your father IS my fatherl" with his own big variety enow. . . .Steve Crane, Lana Turner'« .ex, leaves for France shortly after opening his Beverly Hills eatery, the Luau, in July, to untangle his marital knot with top French gla- mor star, Martine Carol. Newspaper and W Alan Gould, executive cell lor of the Associated Press, thinks television will have A good effect on .newspaper by "sharpening techniques" of newspaper staffs. As a matter of fact, the two will be complementary. Radio helped newspaper by increasing Interest In news. The radio commentator in-creased demand lor newspaper comment. Television will do (.he same. No form of news communication has ever outmoded the other, but has enhanced. It. The printed word, meanwhile, remains indispensable. It is the record. It Is the only way to get news and interpretation for study and slow contemplation. The average person who sees a gootball game, whether In the stadium or on TV screen, wants to read about it In detail. Those who saw the political conventions on TV last summer grabbed their newspapers the next morning for an account and Interpretation of what they saw. We live in a Rreat world of news and editorial communication. There is plenty of demand for it. And there's plcnt yof room for the ways of communicating it. —Dallas News. WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Kill-1 The day before the new Defense ing the "cheese amendment" to j Production act was to ,be voted oni the Defense Prodaction act pre-1 on the floor of the House, Represented one of the most surprising j sentntive Andresen still felt that and dramatic re- way. But when the time came for ver&nls of form j the big debate, it was Representa- the House of Rep-: live Andresen himself who offered resentatlves has a new amendment to kill "Section seen in years, j 104," which was the cheese amend- Thla cheese ment. Peter Edfton amen dmcru. you'll recall, was a bill which cut down U. S. imports of foreign- made cheeses, other dairy products and all fats and oils. It re- Congressmen c o u 1 d n't believe their ears. "I would like to pay the gentleman a compliment," said Rep. Paul Brown of Georgin. "Last week he was about the best witness I ever heard for the continuance of Section 104." duced the dollar-earning power of "I thnnk the gentleman," replied nearly all Western European conn- i Representative Andresen and went tries. It brought on the U. S. more [on with his argument. He won it, ill will from Us Miles Hum any , too. The vote to. kill the cheese other American policy. The man who took the lead in killing the cheese amendment was none other than Rep. August H. Andresen of Red Wing, Minn., a Republican hlph-tariff man from the heart of the northwest dairy- farming nren. Tills is the same years »go proposed the cheese amendment and took the lead in getting it passed in the first place. Though the wrath of the Truman administration, the State Department, the Marshall Plan boys, the free traders and every milch cow in Europe descended upon his head, Representative Andresen stuck to his churn. When his cheese amendment expired after a year's stormy run, he got Congress to renew it again for another year. The Andresen amendment was due to expire again June 30. 1953. In hearings before Hou.se committees this year, Representative Andresen had again testified in favor of further renewal of his pet amendment. He considered it necessary for the protection of the American dairy industry against for elfin competition. amendment was 123 to 95. Several things happened overnight In Washington to effect this remarkable reversal of what has been one of the American foreign trade policies most criticized by our allies in the last two years. One was that the heat was put from several sources. High officials tn both the White House and the De- cheese amendment. Under this Section 22 action, the President, after investigation and report by the Tariff Commission, may recommend import restrictions on any farm products which interfere with programs of the Department of Agriculture. The President Is limited, however, to reducing imports by only 50 per cent of the historical average for each commodity. He cannot put an absolute ban on the import of any commodity .which was first attempted under Representative Andresen's cheese amendment. Advocating and foreseeing the expiration of the cheese amendment on June 30, the President proclaimed that, beginning July 1, foreign-made cheese might be imported during the coming year in the following quantities; 2,780,100 pounds of Cheddar, 4,600,200 of Edam and Gouda, 4,167,000 of blue mold, 9,200,100 of Italian type. This timely action by the President gave Representative Andresen the out he needed to change his position and still not lose face with the dairy farmers. For the Richard Carlson, turned director for "Riders to the Stars," also plays a role in the film and he's telling it: "I wanted to hold down production costs, so for me I work cheap.". . .Red Skelton, who had an idea about filming all-star shows In Las Vegas for next season's TV fare, has given up the brainstorm. KEEPS MEN SATISFIED MARLENE DIETRICH'S explanation of her enduring fascination, in the July Iss.ue of a woman's magazine, is an eyebrow - lifter: "It is a woman's job to sense the hungers in men and to satisfy them without, at the same time, giving so much of herself that men become bored with her. It is the same with acting. Each man, or woman, for that matter, should be able to find in the actress the thing he or she most desires and still be left with the promise that they win find something new and exciting every time they see her again." Dan Dailey is telling pals, that he will not re-sign with Fox because of a big television plunge partment of Agriculture got in on w "y "• works out. according to tlie act. There were some stormy i Representative Andresen, is that exchanges. ' ne Cheddar cheese import for next At one point Representative An- - venr undor Section 22 will be only dresen accused his persuaders of j half of wnnl tnls year's quota of beinn nothing more than New Deal-j 5 ' 6 °°' 000 , Pounds would have been ers. They weren't either, they ro- plied. They were Eisenhower Republicans and Elsenhower Democrats. The thing that clinched the argu- under the Section 104 limitation. Cheddar cheese, of course, is the principal type produced In America. That's the cheese the U. S. industry wanted the imports re- ment, however, and finally per- j stricted on. For the foreign-type stiaded Representative Andresen to! cheeses, the new Eisenhower or- klll his own brain child was Presi- i der increases the quotas, dent Eisenhower's action on the I So—if the Senate will now agree same day. This was an order in-1 —everybody ends up happy on this yoking a little-used Section 22 of | great cheese battle—Representa- the old Agricultural Adjustment act j live Andresen. the American dairy with respect to dairy products, industry, and every cow and fats, oils and other commodities ! cheese-maker and exporter from which have been protected by the i sunny Italy to snowy Scandinavia. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D Written for NEA Service "I am nn addict to black coffee," writes Mrs. C. C. "I drink 12 to 14 cups a day. Is this likely to be harmful?" The active Ingredient in coffee is a drug known as caffeine. A cup of strong coffee contains enough caffeine lo produce a definite druff effect, though perhaps his is somewhat lessened by the fact that the caffeine is combined in coffee with some other substances. Coffee, therefore, acts as a stimulant which increases temporarily mental and physical energy, and nets to some extent to relieve mental and muscular fatigue. Many people drink coffee also just for its comforting and relaxing effect, laffeine as n drug is a well- known brain stimulant. It is used sometimes to combat some of the harmful effects of acute poisoning with morphine or other dcpresslnp drugs. It stimulates breMhmg and is used by doctors for this purpose in certain cases of asthma and other disorders of breathing. Caffeine acts also on (lie heart and (he blood vessels. U tends to so that moi 1 blood may flow through, Rnd it is a dirot hart stimulant lading toward maintaining the blood pressure or even raising it somewhat. Another effect of caffeine is to stimulate the formation of urine. Cnfftlnc and its chemu-nl relatives nave therefore been used for a one time lo inc-ronse unnnry flow when that w*» dftairnblr becunae or UM formation of cart&ia of dropsy or other conditions. Likewise, ordinary doses of caf- fine act directly on most of the muscles,..causing them to contract more powerfully and to become tired less easily. These are the principal actions of the drug, caffeine, although it affects to a lesser degree many other functions of the body. KEKP USE MODERATE Coffee or other beverages con : tninitifr caffeine usually produce no harm if consumption is reasonably moderate. Unfortunately, nervous people are the ones most likely to drink too much and it is in them that injury from caffeine is particularly likely. Twelve or H cups a dny is too much to be really desirable. When susceptible people drink too much of some caffeine-containing beverage, they are likely to become excessively nervous, develop pounding of their hearts, headache, sleeplessness, trem- blings, and digestive disturbances. When such symptoms occur they are almost always caused by loo large an intake of the active drug, caffeine. Tho symptoms can be quickly lessened by cuUing down on the excessive intake. Mrs. C. C. should probably do this. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE i Weep No Tears Over Foe's Boner By OSWALD JACOB! Written for NEA Service Sometimes you get the chance to make a fine play only because an opponent has already made a mistake. That shouldn't spoil your en- trump to dummy's ace and p small trump back towards his hand. East made the mistake of playing a low heart on the second round of trumps, hoping: that South would go up with the kinf*. As it happened, however. South was clever enough to make the safety play of finessing the ten of hearts. West naturally discarded a club on the ten of hearts, thus reveal- ng the trump break. South switched immediately to diamond s, knocking out East's ace. East couldn't return a club, for then dummy would ruff. Any other return gave South a chance to draw one more trump with the king and then run good tricks until East got ready to take his trump trick luse two spades In today's hand, after brief but South deserved credit for the finesse of the ten of hearts and also for the rest of the play. East could have defeated the contract, however, by playing the jack of hearts on the second round of trumps. If South allows East to hold the trick (the best play), East returns a club. South dares not ruff in his own hand, since then East will have more trumps than declarer. If declarer ruffs the third round of clubs in the dummy, there is no way to lead a trump through East. HOLLYWOOD ON TV: The voles of Jimmy Durante's conscience and his sons-writing pal, Jackie Barnett. debuts as a comic on the Saturday Night Hevue July 4. . . Arizona angels are financing Richard Aden's telefilm series, "Rawhide Biley." Raymond Hatton will play his sagebrush sidekick. . .After a year of delays, Roland Reed is about to film 13 stanzas of "Rocky Jones, Space Ranger," with science-fiction effects due to top all interstellar-TV operas. . . . There's a new date for the expected Barbara Hale-Bill Williams baby. New Year's Eve. . . .Remember "I Want a Divorce" on radio? It's about to be translated into TV -by its originator, Lou Forbes, with all tile tears and misery TV fans seem to like. FIND A WAV LV INSIDE reason why Hollywood's studio costume designers are secretly organizing into a union for the first time is to drive a wedge Into the million-dollar telefilm industry. They'll demand a designer be assigned to every filmed TV show. Vivien Leigh Is so Improved at the Olivier country house near London that she no longer needa round - the - clock nurses. The. big complication in Vivien's life at Lhe moment is powerful drugs she'g been taking since her almost-fatal attack of tuberculosis, The drugg finally affected her nervous system and were responsible for her complete emotional crackup. Doctors are searching for something that will protect her lungs and not injure the nervous system. Bob Mitchum Is more excited about his first published tune, "Hey. Mr. Cotton Picker," written in collaboration with Dok Stanford, Jian his whole movie career. The hillbilly-flavored tune has sold ovtr a million records. Bob says he'll wax his own platters as a guitar- jlaying recording artist when his KO contract expires. 75 Years Ago In Blytheville — Miss Mary Emma Hood left this morning for Lasell Junior College at Aubrunfidale, Mass., where thti IBS enrolled for a three-week music course. Mrs. Doyle Henderson ajid Mrs. Fred Warren spent yesterday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. C. A.. Cunningham entertained members of the Tuesday Night Supper Club last night and had ns their guest. Mrs. J. j Sinclair of Sacramento. Calif., who la the houseguest of the Aubrey Con- ways, 0 (i © NEA It's pretty embarrassing to a father who barks at his collegiate son: "I suppose you think you know more about this subject than I do," and then finds out he does. Pakistan Parade Answer to Previous Puzzle r WEST NORTH 27 * AK75 ¥ ASS » KQ54 + Q8 EAST (D) A.110 6 4 VQJ97 • A3 4 1054 I.tmijest Baseball Game The Brooklyn and Boston Nuiion- s plriyed Ihe loneoM onsi'lKUi me on record, in Boston, on May ., 1MO. Tilt garni w» called on V 5 #1083 *AKJ7632 SOUTH AQ83 VK1084J » J762 *9 North-South vuV East South Wejrt North Pass Pass < A Double Pass IT Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K joymcnt. It's pleasant to make your contrnct after sparkling piny by both sides, but you shouldn't weep bitter tears if your chance for the contract has been given to you by an enemy's mistake. In today's hand, after brlet but cncTRplle biddina. West opened the kins (if clubs and continued with ihc ace of clubs. Smith ruffed Ihe second round of clubs with the deuct and Immediately led • low ACROSS 1 Pakistan's capital is in the province of 5 This capital has the largest port in Asia 8 Pakistan has ^^_ an 0[ 4 Doctors (ab ) 23 Se ' 2CI 's 350,000 square 5 On the 25 Winner 51 Angers 52 Poems 53 Weight of India 54 Essential being DOWN 1 Lone 2 Supine 3 Closer miles 12 Heavy blow 13 Card game 14 Loan 15 Meadows 16 Japanese outcast 17 Tardy 18 Stray 19 College officials 21 Low haunt 22 Head (Fr.) 24 Dyeing apparatus 28 Jewish term of reproach 28 Eskcrs 29 Pakistan's capital is 31 Board a train 32 Worthless morsels 33 To cut 35 Gaelic 36 Odin's sword (myth.) 38 Girl's name 39 Storms 43 Sailor 45 Type of cheese 47 At this time 4fl Persian (airy 49 Anatomical nelwork to Exiit sheltered side 27 Crafts 8 Greek letter 28 South 7 Horse color 8 Entire 9 School book 10 Penetrate H Arabian gulf 10 Wine bottle 20 Sasheries 38 Go by aircrolt 40 Genus of freshwater ducks American 41 Pierce with wood sorrels horns 30 Area iwnsure 42 Pitcher 32 Embellished 44 Get up 34 Diners 46 Middling 35 Concluded (comb, form) 37 Female horses 48 Pastry

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