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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 17, 1953
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PAGE EIGHT (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 17. J95S THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NIWS CO. H. W. HAINES, PublUher HABRY A. HAJNE8, A»lstant PuMWW A. A. FBEDBICKSOM, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, AdTertising Manager Sole National Adrertislng Representathrei: Wallace Witmer Co., Kew York, Chicago, Dttrolt, Atlanta, Mcmphli. Entered «a second clas» matter at the poit- oflice at Blytheville, Arkansas, under *ct oJ Congress, October », 1917. Member of The Awoclatcd Pre« , — SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier In the cltj of Blythertlle or anj luburban town wher. carrier servic. i. maintained, 25c per week. , . Bj mail within a radius ol 50 mlle», $6.00 per rear «2 50 for six months, 11.35 lor three rnonUu; b' mall ouWde 50 mile lone. »m« J« I«» parable In adranc*. Meditations Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanetification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinklinj of the blood of Jesu. Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. — I Peter 1:2. * * * Remember that holiness is not the way to Christ, but Christ Is the way to holiness. — Aughey. Barbs Earning money before spending it Is an ex- cellant way to prevent gray hair. * * * foung girls roller skate and older one« dance —giving both a chance to "sit this one out." + * * The worst June wind we ran Into was the fellow who Insisted on telling about his golf score. * * * No one will ever know how many acres of skin wil be scratched uy vacationers this summer. * * * An Ohio hen laid two eggs In five hours. B would be Interesting to know what egged her on. Weak Voice of America Must Be Restored in Hurry With all the trouble the Russians are having in the satellite countries, they are getting one big break. But for an unfortunate set of circumstances, United States propagandists would be taking advantage of Russian hard luck in every part of the world. What a glorious opportunity to point out to the Indians, the Arabs, the Africans — all the fence-sitters all over the globe — that the workers and farmers were rising in bare-fisted revolt against the iron regime of Moscow. Made to order for the Voice of America. And what of the subject peoples behind the Iron Curtain, sitting with their ears glued to their clandestine radios, waiting for a word of help and guidance from the voice of Uncle Sam? What are we telling them? Nothing — or next to nothing. Right at the big moment when the Kremlin wall began springing cracks all over the place, we were caught without even a screw driver to widen them. The Voice of America has a acute case of laryngitis. Harried by investigations and resignations, its morale shot, its personnel slashed, the State Department information program is in no position to speak out for America. This hardly seoms consistent with the hope expressed by some Administration leaders eventually to roll back the Iron Curtain. The sad fact — from a propaganda viewpoint — seems to he that the uprisings of workers against Communist exploitation occurred while the Eisenhower Administration was in the process formation program by taking it out from of trying to reorganize the foreign in- under the Department of State. That could be a very good thing. The British Broadcasting Corporation, which does an efective job of selling the British viewpoint on the international airways, operates entirely apart from the British Foreign Ofice. We do need a rehabilitated Voice of America — loud and clear and full of confidence — and we need it soon. Excelsior! As one unable to appreciate the lure of climbing a mountain, we were nevertheless relieved to learn that a British expedition has finally scaled Mt. Everest. What they proved up there nearly six miles in the air is as much of a mystery as why they wanted to risk their necks in the first place. Maybe it's things like this that convince tli« British ther« will always be an England, As fast as they lose India they go out and plant their flag on somb unexplored mountain. However doubtful the scientific benefits resulting from such an operation, now that Everest has been climbed maybe other men may be relieved of the compulsion to risk their necks at it. Which is something. Views of Others The 'Prussionism' Scare Congressmen think there's something under the bed In connection with one of President Eisenhower's reorganization plan for the Defense Department. What they're scared o! is "Prussian- ism," and there Is strong sentiment to reject the plan on that account, but actually there's none of that there nt all. Tha provision which has aroused the congressional fears, a minor one in relation w> the reorganization as a whole, would strengthen the aclrnin- Istraiive powers of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It would place the entire 210- inember Joint Staff, now under the Joint chiefs as a whole, under the control of the Joint Chiefs' chairman alone. He would have the power to appoint representatives of the individual services, and they would be responsible to him. The purpose is to minimize "horse trading" among the services by centering the responsibility for the staff selections In the Joint Chiefs' chairman, who represents no single service but all of them combined; and to remove much administrative tie- tail from the Joint Chiefs who must louble as the heads of their respective service branches. The Eisenhower reorganization plan, including A number of other changes bp.sides the one involving the Joint Chiefs, would strengthen lines of authority and responsibility and make for more efficient administration. Within the military setup there should be strong administrative powers gov- avning military matters — just as there should be firm control over postoffice matters within the postal department, for example. Btit there's no reason to fear that the military people will run tlifl country if they're given strong powers within the military field than there is to fear that the postoffice people will run the country if they get strong authority within theirs. —Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press Shift in Foreign Aid Policy President Elsenhower intends to spend 6 and a half billion dollars on foreign aid iti the year ahead, not counting what money may be spent to rehabilitate South Korea if a truce is achieved there. This is more than was spent in the year just closing nnd only slightly under the top figure for any year under President Truman. But under Truman most of the money went for so-called economic aid —• to build industries and other projects to help the civilian economies of the recipient countries. Under Eisenhower most of the money will go for military aid — to buy guns anil lo Hnancu the training and equipment of fighting forces for countries that show willingness and ability to oppose Communist aggression by force if necessary. Eisenhower will be criticized by people who contended that Communism can't be opposed only by counteracting ideas:"These people nrcue that the way to combat Communism is to improve the living standards of depressed peoples so they won't yield to Communist propaganda. This argument .sounds gool. In fact, it sounded so good that, the Truman administration .spent billions of dollars of American money on the .strength of it. Huge amounts of civilian goods were sent abroad to make life easier imd better for the peoples we wanted to be our friends and allies. Unfortunately, however, the results wi'rt'n't what was expected or hoped for. instead of winning friends and allies, our open-handed generrius- ity stimulated resentment and weakened the will of many foreign nations to become strong in their own right. This seems to be true in I-Yance and Italy and some other European nations. It i.s the old story of losing friends by giving and loaning them money. —-Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune. Business News Contrast Strnngest paradox In the news these days is this: At the very moment, tluvt tmsiiu 1 ^ is honniini; nlonR solidly and living costs Imve climbed for Hie third straight month to new highs for 105:1. tlicre is more "scare talk" about a break ir, business than wn cnn remember for a long time. It's good to be watchful anl wary But we should be equally watchful that wo do not talk ourselves into a recession we all want to avoid. —The Miami Herald. SO THEY SAY ' I stayed home because I didn't want to take any chances of Retting hurt in the holiday traffic. —Eugene Pette, Long Beach, Calif., resident hit on head by small metal cap which fell from an airplane. * * * A Baltimore psychoanalyst says the Communist Party is a "tailor-made haven for neurotics." Seems an odd time to be launching a member.shin drive. — Memphis press-Scimitar, t * * A spokesman for the industry says that a luxury tax on women's purses would be "just the same as if you put a tax on men's pants pock- cte." You mean there isn't one? — Florida Times- Union, * * * If the Russians ever come to hate us as much as some of our allies seem to be beginning to, we may be In for trouble sure enough. — Greenville (8. C.) Piedmont. "I've Got the Ball—I'm Looking for the Caddy'* Peter Epson's Washington Column- Little Nem in Ikes Stag Dinners; Latest on Margaret's Love Life WASHINGTON — (NEAi — Reporters who beat their brains out, trying tti discover what \vns be- :iind the scries of stag dinners which President Eisenhower has been giving for issorted non-governmental big shots, have now relaxed. There is no plot or special significance to these affairs, Prtcr Edson other than the PHSidonl s dc uc to "kick the hall iroiind" with as rnnny business and professional leaders as he can. This is borne out by,tin intimate description of what happened at one of these dinners. There wore fourteen FiucslK, all inon. The party ran from 7:30 to 10:45. The president bounced in, wearing a well-fitted tuxedo. lie looked relaxed and refreshed, as though he had spent the afternoon on the yojf course. Actually, it had been a hard day. He ureeled eat-'h Miiest by his first name, although ri«ht through (ho evening all the guests addressed him aB, "Mr. President." Mrs. Eisenhower came in and met all (lie quests before dinner, tlien left. She was gracious and friendly. There were cocktails before dinner. Ike drank a little, but not much. He saw to it that his guests Some had f^m^rr ale-. The President kept his guests civeuliitins. Tie Uilkrd \vilh everyone individually, then .saw to it that his suests talked to each other. Ike impressed everyone as being a perfect host. He was informal and kept the others that way. Dinner bejrrm with a blessing, asked by one of the clergymen present. One guest .said he started to eat his soup, hul then stopped self-consciously, thinking he was making too much nuise. Then he noficed thai all the miests \vere making ju^t as much noise, includ- { ing the President, who ate well and seemed to enjny his dinner. After dinner everyum 1 sat around and. talked openly. The President e^couvrtRcrt h\s gursis to tell him exactly what was on Ihrir minds about national problems. He listened attentively as quests expressed opinions on such ihincs ns Korea and the Rosenbrn; c- : t \ Some of the triit'sis were critical of the Pvr.sidi-iii's policies. But after I hey spoke, ihr President would defend lus nn.umn with marked sincerity. While he radiated humility, he al>u made it i clear lie had his own opinion on every subject Gossips are Satisfied The first day t-hat the Harry Tru- nians were registered in their Washington hotel, Mrs Tvuivum and Margaret did not appear in the lounge for lunch. But three of Margaret's sometime boy friends did. Lawyer Marvin Braverman was there with another date. Lawyer Marvin Coles was also there with another date. Lawyer Roy Leifflen showed up with ft male companion. Margaret herself , didn't lunch there till 24 hours later. Capital gossips did get the Margaret Truman romance situation cleared up n, little — to their own satisfaction, at least — during the Truman Washington visit. (A) Margaret never was romantically serious about either of the two Miirvins. <B> Margaret is impressed with Roy Leifflen. lie's an opera-goer and a brother-in-law of Met baritone Leonard Warren. Before Margaret left Washington she did see Mr Leifflen, What Genera! Didn't Say In one ol his last speeches as Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Hoyt Vandenberg declared, "Our training command is partially idle." This was about the greatest understatement in the retiring general's finnl tons of the new defense policies. What he could have said, if he had wanted to be .more, was that the training command was well on its way to being fourfifths idle. The Air Force training program was organized for an input of 15,000 men a month. But in recent months only 3,000 men have been taken in. This is the result of the 9fiO,000 - man ceiling which Department of Defense put on the Air Force. The three Air Force basic training bases are Lackland, at San Antonio, Tex.; Sampson, at Geneva, N.Y.. and Parks, nt Pleasanton, Calif Present, plans call for hnltins bnsic training nt Parks. But. this will still leave unused barracks and facilities, with instructor personnel .sitting around at the other two bases. Slaps Beer Campaigners Dwight D. Avis, head of the Treasury's alcohol tax division, has cracked down on numerous brewers who have been basing sales campaigns on the agrument Hint their beer had lesn sugar in it than others In a leUcr to Clinton M. Hester, Washington counsel for trie U.S. Brewers' Foundation, Mr. Avis savs: "Analyses of the boor samples have shown that the sugar content varied so little, amounting in no instance to more than a negligible | trace, as to have no appreciable effect on the calorie content. It is the • opinion of the bureau laboratory that starch is not normally present ! in beer. The impression. , . that the amount of sugar or starch contained in the beer would appreci ably affect the caloric content or its sweetness of taste in misleading within the meaning of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act and regulations." I Ryes' Favorite Stories Roger Kyes Deputy Secretary of j Defense, Jikes lo tell stories about his young daughters. His favorite • about seven-year-old Cynthia Ann , concernes the time she came up : and asked for a quarter. Thinking I that siie had been getting a little ! too much money lately, he de| eidecl to give her quite a lecture on economy for little girls. She listened intently, but when he got through she said: "That's very interesting, but do I get the quarter or don't I?" Knuvklc-rapping Report Sharp criticism of the U. S. Of- i fice of Vocational Rehabilitation was made by the House Appropriations Committee in its report on money for next year's operations of the new Department of Health, | Education and Welfare. These cases of mal-ndministration were listed by the committee report: "College education for a young man who lost three toes on his ri.Tht foot but who, despite this vo- c:itional handicap, became the eastern intercollegiate wrestling champion while being rehabilitated. "Spending- S1443 to rehabilitate a minister whose only disability consisted of squinting and slight nervousness. "Payment for cataract operations and hospitalization' for 74! and 80-year-old' housewives who i had been on public assistance for i a number of years." ; The report also rapped the '• knuckles of the Office of Educa- ) tion for "entirely too much travel' ing to attend meetings and con- jventions." It said, "The most no- I table example was the plan of the {Office of Education to send 40 em- ! ployes to a convention in Atlantic i City." ' The House committee slashed ' $57.000 from DHEW Secretary : Gulp Hobby's request for ! $1,300,000 to run her office with the remark: "The committee is convinced that the new Secretary will not require an increase in funds to do a much better job than her predec- " Sunday School Lesson- Written for NBA Service By W E. Gilroy, D. D. The world of St. Paul was a Roman world. As Pun! was a free-born Hommi citizen, Die fact of Paul's world bein^ linger the power of Rome Rave Him a gr v ;ii opportunity for his missionary enterprise. It \vns not as it is in the twentieth century. A ir,!s,sion:iry or an ordinary traveler today is hnmpued by boundaries, iron Ciirti'ins. exclusive laws and innumerable handicaps. It would be difficult today to travel over the VIIM i>nrt of the world Paul covered in Ins jom neys and do it as freely as he did In those ancient days. He did not iecri\p the piompt Justice which he sought In Rome ns a prisoner. He sutfe.rcd ft great shipwreck in that journey (See Acts 27). Paul's obstacles and difficulties came not sn murh from Rome and Roman officials ns from the per- secuting zeal of his religious enemies. When Romans interfened it was usually nt the instigation of these religions enemies who had stirred up riot and strife. But Paul's world was a Roman world only in an external physical sense. In his outlook it was a very different world from that which most. Romans knew It was also a very different world in its Inner aspect and outlook from the world that many people, professing high intelligence, live In today. When Paul uses the phrase "in Christ" (II Corinthians 5:17) it is as if he spoke of the place in which one lived. Christ, Indeed, was his environment, and that made all the difference from thai outward Roman world. It Is difficult for ns to grasp the full glory and significance of a man who was born to freedom and privilege, » free-born citizen of Rome, living in a world that was largely slave-bound and marked by racial and sectional prejudices more widespread and deeper than those of today, yet who was entirely free from all prejudice. Yet this was Paul. In every man, Jew, Gentile, or Barbarian, he saw the capacity for being n child of the Gospel. "If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature" (II Corinthians 5:17). The marginal rendering of that passage is, "Ihere is a new creation." And the marks of the new creature In that new creation were the breaking down of all barriers of religious and racial prejudice. In thq world of the Gospel creation, the world of "the new man— renewed in knowledge after the image oi him that created htm"— there was "neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumctston, Barbarian. Scythian, bond nor free, hut Christ Is all end In all." A HARD FALL means '» high bounce, provided, of course, you are made of the right material.—Elbcr- ton lOa.) Star. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Exclusively Yours:: Joan Fontaine 1 ! •words were lew, and well frozen, when I quizzed her on taking orders from Ida Luplno, who Is directing her In a new movie, "The Bigamist." Obviously o.n edge from the gags on the set about working with the • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Unusual Squeezt Play Wins Game By OSWALD JACOBY Written (or NBA Service Today's hand would be quite unimportant in a rubber bridge game. At a contract of two spades. South could well afford to draw trumps and give up three clubs, one diamond and one heart. The hcuid was actually played in a board-a-match team contest, and both declarers were quite anxious to win nine tricks if possible. The play at both tables was quite similar for the first few tricks, but then there was an important difference. West opened the four of diamonds. East finessed the ten, and South won with the king. South next returned a low club, hoping to ruff his third club in dummy j eventually. West stepped up with the ten of clubs to lead his remaining diamond, and East won a finesse with the jack of diamonds. East returned the eight of hearts, South played low, and West won with the king, est now returned another heart, and South won with the ace. Up to this point the play was the same at both tables. At the first table, South continued with his original plan. He led a second club, and West won with the o.ueen. West then led another heart and East refused. This held declarer to eight tricks. At the second table the declarer was my friend and associate, Alfred Sheinwold. He could see that he would run into a heart ruff if he led a second club, so he devised actress who had preceded her a the wife of Collier Young and wh still co-produces films with her e> Joan said:: "How do I feel about being dli ected by Ida? I'm nervous as th dickens. It seems very pecullai being directed by a woman. As said to Collier, I've never bee? married to a producer-writer was once married to the director.' One of these days, I suspect Joan may have a couple of thou sand well-chosen words to say o the subject of "How It Feels to B. Directed by a Woman." WEST NOKTH AQ106 VQ632 * Q652 EAST *95 *832 VK1075 »43 + AQ1053 SOUTH (D) A AKJ74 VAJ9 » K9 + K84 North-South vul. South Wot North 1 * 2 * Pass Double Pass 2 4> Pass Pass Opening lead—4 4 17 » A J1087 * J92 East 2 * Pass an unusual squeeze play to make the extra trick. After winning the second round of hearts with the ace, he ran all five trumps, discarding dummy's last two diamonds. He savijd two hearts and a club In the dummy, with the singleton jack of hearts and two clubs in his own hand, three cards he found that he could When West had to reduce to not do so safely. If West saved only one heart, Sheinwold could overtake the jack of hearts with dummy's queen, whereupon dummy's low heart would provide the ninth trick. When West actually kept two hearts and only the blank ace ol clubs, Sheinwold cashed the jack of hearts and then led a club to West. Now West had to lead his last heart to dummy's queen, thus giving declarer his ninth trick anyway. Marilyn Monroe and Joe DIMag glo, these days, add up to ver; little other than yesterday's ashe ol publicity. The Mr. Big Leagu in Marilyn's life this season 1. a baseball player and he doesn' have anything to do with moviet either. But he has to remain Mi Hush. Thin-Clad Challengers Marilyn Monroe has competitioi for the best undressed title. Curvey Kathleen Hughes wear only a bath towel when she's murd ered In "The Glass Web," an Cleo Moore wears absolutely notr. ing for ,a shower bath scene 1. "Bait." Not to mention Lili St. Cyi who's now shedding her husband Her next may be Monte Hall, th cowboy hero Broderick Crawford's headed to-, two months in Germany to star , "Night' People," based on "Th Cannibals," the novel about hi ; man pawns ir. the cold war wit: Russia. But first he'll record ha! a dozen shows in his new fall radi. series, '.'Big Joe Small" for CBE, Brod plays a cop and he's tel it: "For the first time radio wil have a real cop on the beat wh doesn't get involved with blondes superhuman heroics or smart-alec, narration. Joe is just a cop—a gu;' —like thousands of other cops." Now that Betty Grable's free o- her Fox contract, watch for an arr nouncement from MGM. A big CG, starring musical with Gene Kelly Gene and Betty have been talkinj; about it for years. Jane Russell's latest commen! on her contract negotiations witi; RKO. and Howard Hughes: "We'r; just waiting and smiling at one an; other." Singer Sherry Madison opine: that in Hollywood it's not only bet ter to have loved and lost- it' also much cheaper. 75 Yean Ago In BSythcville — Bill Chamblin was host to 15 o his friends at a drop-in at his horn last night when the guests dancec played monopoly and other game.' Mrs. S. S. Sternberg returned yes terday from Little Rock, and point In Oklahoma where she has beei visiting for a week. Miss Annabel Bryant has gone t Little Rock and plans to go on t Mexico City, Mexico for a 15-da; vacation. If you've heard nothing but good of a man and wonder if there's anything to be said on the other side, just ask his wife's relatives. Music Lesson Answer to Previous Huzzle ACROSS DOWN 1 Used to play a ' Sin 8 in 8 v , oice violin 2 Leave out 4 "There's no place like 3 Lake flower 4 Aids 5 Wind instrument 6 Anchored 7 Abstract being 8 Merchants' guild 9 War god of Greece 10 Get up 11 Ago 24 Pace' 25 Italian river 8 Stringed instrument 12 Eucharistic wine cup 13 Black 14 Operatic solo 15 Rest 16 Slackness 18 More nearly perpendicular Jj R Ch)ove 20 Property item „„.„.,. 21 Railroads " g (ab.) 22 Rim 24 Festive 26 Sacred image 27 Musical syllable 30 Gets up 32 Gazed 34 Entrances 35 Landed property 36 Plaything 37 Mongrel* 39 Unclose 40 Biblical pronoun 41 Also 42Lcck fiercely 45 Seasonal wind of Asia 49 Flutt-like instruments 51 Exclamation 52 Revise 93 Unoccupied 54 Disencumber 55 Little masses 55 Colorcr 26 Give forth 27 Doors in a floor 28 Network 29 Arabian gulf 17 Birds of prey 31 Engraver 42 Became larger 43 Mother of, Pollux I 44 Tart . 46 Heraldic band 47 "Beautiful 33 Short jackets ——" 38 Cure 48 Bows the head 40 Moves briskly slightly 41 Genus of gcoseSO Accomplished 17 Dlitrcu <i|nal

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