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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 18, 1953
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I'AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURLKR SATUKDAT, TOLT 18, 1991 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRT A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Solo National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wilniw Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered ns second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any luburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By moil, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year $250 for six months, 51.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and canst them to discern between the unclean and the clean. — Eiekial 44:23. • » * It is the duty of a man of honor to teach others the good which he has not been able to do himself because of the malignity of the times, that this good finally can be done by another more loved in heaven. — Machiavelli. Barbs We'd rather listen to an echo than to a gossip. An echo repeats what a person really says. * * * We doubt If women's slacks last as long ai men ', _ the way they go through the pockets. * * * You can't get any place running things Into the ground. Why not leave that to our farmers. * # * Efficiency consists of doing two things at 'dnce, because you're loo lazy to do them one at it time. ._•-. * * * jHueJge says one worry of parents is keeping youngsters out of autos. Another Is keeping them in clothes. Ben Hogan Characterizes Best Professional Men A lot of words have been written recently, and a lot more are going to be written, about a fellow named Ben Hogan, who plays golf for a living. The reason for all the prose is that just this summer, at the not-so-tender age of 40, the jut-jawed little Texan emerged as probably the best man at his trade the world has ever seen. And by trade, -we mean trade. Long ago golf, for Hogan, became more than just a game, which is why he's so good at it. Just how good he is was shown this month when he packed the tools of his • trade — beautiful precision-made instruments of shiny steel and leather and persimmon wood — into a long, r o n n d leather bag and betook himself to Carnoustie, Scotland, to turn out a job of work before the critical eyes of the fathers of the game in one of the world's . great competitions, the British Open. In a manner brilliant, if it weren't so methodical, Hogan went to work and took famed old Carnoustie apart. Toiling in high wind, rain, and hail which make Carnoustie both famous and fearsome. Hogan not only won the British Open but he broke the tournament record . for the course by eight strokes. And he capped the whole thing off with a well-known Hogan inish. Gray- faced and shaken with influenza which nearly laid him low, he came from behind to shoot the last round in a blazing 68, which broke the competitive- course record for 18 holes. Hogan's triumph at Carnoustie came after he had already won this year the other two top tournaments of golf, the U. S. Open and the Masters. And, as at Carnoustie, he set new records in both. It was the fourth time he'd won the U. S. Open, top tourney in golf. Hogan got where he is by a single- minded devotion to his trade that is the mark of a champion in any line — doctor, die-maker, scientist or artist. As a result of amazing skills painfully acquired over the yeai-s, he has that extra something to put forth in the clutch which is the invariable quality of the champ. Warming up for the U. S. Open at Oakmont, Pa., this summer, he hit three shots from each tee as he went around the course. The first he deliberately faded into the rough to the right of the fairway, the second he deliberately hooked into the rough at the left, and finally hi laid on« straight down the middle, Then he played all three and in so doinjr probably knew the course better than the greenskeeper did by tht time the tournament started. Without such preparation over the years, Hogan almost certainly would never have been able to come back after the automobile accident in 1949 which nearly killed him. , His injured legs still aren't what they should be and when lie's tired lit- begins to walk heavily on his heels. But even then the little figure in the white cap and button sweater, with an odd-looking black cigaret holder clamped in his t<:eth, walks like a champ who knows his business so well he doesn't have to worry. He doesn't have to worry about money anymore. He's made a pile of it. But he's a guy in love with his work, and he'll kfcep working at it. The Hogans of the world just don't turn out a shoddy product. Views of Others Report on Censorship Two main objections have been raised to operations of the Georgia Literature Commission. One is that the censors, by keeping their decisions secret, avoid responsibility to the citizens of their state and escape the leavening balance of public opinion. The other Is that the censorship body, In by- passin gcourts, abridges the Constitution and opens the door to unlimited attacks on the right of an American citizen to express himself In writing. At its meeting this week, the Literature Cora- mission set forth Its position on these two Issues. In their statement, the censors say they keep secret only their actions agaihst books. Since these actions are the commission's sole function, it ts difficult to see where this defense Is applicable. As to by-passing courts, the censors offer a remarkably naive defense. Because they are not empowered by law personally to prosecute offenders, they claim that they are not really censors. They say they are only advisers to solicitors-general. They are too modest. They understate the power granted them by the Dews law snd the power they have seized under the attorney general's Interpretation of this law. The Dews act specifically gives the censors authority to "prohibit the distribution of any literature they find to be obscene." It provides {or this to be done first by notifying the offenders and then, if the offender tails to comply within 30 days, by recommending prosecution. To grnsp the potency of this weapon, one need only glance at the workings of the commission as outlined in its own statement. If a distributor wishes to take exception to this preliminary ruling, he may appeal to the commission for a hearing. It Is significant that no distributor yet has been so bold. To appeal would cost money for legal expenses and would damage the distributor's reputation. By objecting to the commission's decision, he would Invite publicity as an alleged law-breaker, as a vendor of ostensibly obscene literature. He would assassinate his own business reputation. And for what? For an appeal to a body which already had ruled on his case and for the near- certainty of another adverse decision from tha commission, which would leave him no choice except to comply or face prosecution. Small wonder that distributors meekly bowl The- commission has strong wenpons in Its arsenal. Every "unofficial, advisory" letter which the commission dispatches bears the implicit threat that these wenpons will be used. The letters In themselves constitute prior censorship. They constitute censorship which we believe to be in violation of the First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. They constitute secret censorship, for they themselves are censored. Such power as now is wielded by the Georgia Literature Commission Is a threat to the freedom of the people of this state. —The Atlanta Journal. SO THEY SAY These are times when all members of the upper house in Washington should be, not Democratic senators or Republican senators, but United States senators. — New Orleans States. * * * A baseball game was being umpired by a runt of a fellow. An enormous player was at bat, and equally large catcher behind him. The count was one and one. The little umpire, watching the pitch streak across the corner of the plate, yelled "Two!" "Two what?" growled the catcher pushing his mask into the umpire's face. "Yeah, two what?" demanded the batter, raising his bat. The umpire looked from one big brute to another and yelled, "Too close to tell." — Carlsbad (N. M.) Current-Argus. * » * The legislature has passed a bill making the cabbage palm Florida's official tree. For a tourist state, both the cabbage and the palm seem appropriate. — Port Myers (Fla.) News-Press. » * * If you are in the habit of carrying a spare head, go ahead and dive into strange swimming places. — Portsmouth (Va.) Star. * * * Our own dept. of baseball statistics reveals that most home runs are hit in the two minutes between the time when we turn off the same on the car radio and when we net it on again Inside the house. — Asheville IN.C.) Citizen. * + • Gardners will soon discover that .their eyes were bigger than their capacity for hoeing. — Laurel iMlis.) Leader-Cull. 'Who's Hungry 7 Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Big Three Conferred in Vacuum Without Any Clear US. Policy WASHINGTON—(NEA)—If ever meeting of Big Three foreign ninlsters was held in a vacuum, the July 10 Washington Conference of American, British and French diplomats is It. The vacuum consists of a complete \ack of clarity on what the Ameri^| can foreign policy is, though the United States is now supposed Peter Edsoo t 0 S et the pace n the world rat race. In his inaugural address, Presi- [ent Eisenhower declared that his idministration would develop a ;lear, consistent and confident glo- >al foreign policy through genuine, continuous cooperation with Congress In the spirit of true bipartisanship. The only trouble with this is that Congress hasn't cooperated. The President called for these pecific foreign policy moves in us inaugural address: Withdrawal f U. S. Seventh Fleet from the Straits of Formosa. Increased as- istance to Korea. American foreign aid to be matched by greater effort abroad for European unity. Declaration against secret agreements (Yalta and Potsdam) that lermitted the enslavement of foreign people. Extension of rccirpo- :al trade agreements and simplt- ication of customs procedure. Check off the list nnd see where t leaves you: The President had the power to rder the Seventh Fleet withdrawn ,nd did it. The psychological purpose of this was to free the Chin- ese Nationalist forces to move on the Chinese mainland. But when the Viet-Minh rebels in Indo-China marched through Laos recently, no one made a move to huvc Chiang Kai-shek's forces create a diversionary attack against Red China. Increased assistance to Korea is threatened by Republic of Korea's unwillingnes to agree to truce terms without U. S. guarantees which the administration is unwilling to give. Congress wants all foreign aid terminated as soon as possible. The British and French aren't going to likeHhls at all. When Congress tried to write into the Mutual Security low a mandatory cut in foreign aid unless the Europeans agreed to more unity, the White House had to backtrack and ask that this be left to presidential discretion. T!ie proposed declaration against enslavement of people by secret agreement died a-borning In Congress. The trade agreements act has been extended for a year, but it settles nothing. The whole argument has merely been postponed. The House Ways and Means Committee has, approved a revised customs simplification plan. But in the rush to adjourn, it would be no surprise if action on this proposal were also delayed a year. In fact, out of some 15 major foreign policy proposals which President Eisenhower has made to Congress since inauguration, only two have thus far been approved. They are the one-year extension of trade-agreements legislation and the grant of a million tons of wheat I to Pakistan. Among other foreign policy proposals which the Congress has thus far refused to consider or failed to complete are: Repeal the "Buy America" act. Establish a commision to reexamine foreign policy. Encourage the flow ol private investment abroad. Receive from the rest of the world more raw materials in exchange for what the U. S. supplies them. Revise the Immigration law. Admit 240,000 refugees during the next two years. Authorize the President to give away as foreign relief any U. S. farm surpluses. Ambassador Dulles has been to Europe, the Middle East and India, but his tours have produced no apparent new policies, settled no old feuds. While liberation of captive people in the staellite countries was a great topic for Dulles campaign speeches, when the revolt came in East Germany, the only help it got from American was cheers. President Eisenhower, in his foreign policy speech to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, did spell out plainly what he expected from Russia as proof of its peaceful intentions: Have its Red Chinese and North Korean pals sign an honorable armistice and provide for free elections for a united Korea, End Communist attacks on Indo-China. Sign a peace treaty on Austria. Approve a free and united Germany. Provide for full independence of the east European nations. This is almost the only solid foundation stone of foreign policy on winch the meeting of foreign ministers has to build. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JOKIM.N. M.D Written (or NEA Service erctl bust to tenor Ihe individual attack but to try to remove the Many ailments are common to . of some definite disease or bodily loth men and women, but today's I condition, it is generally consid- irst question is for wimien only. Q—A friend and I are both facing ^respective surgery lor emlome-1 factors which cause them. Kmd- ~ ' ness and understanding are usually more effective than hnrshnes or ptmishment. The outlook is good. nd would like some infor- nation concerning cause, syniyi- oms, extent of surgery, and pros- )ect of having children afterwards. —Mrs. W. A—Endometrlosis refers to a condition in which the tissue .lin- ng of the womb (uterine mucosa) grows in some other place than he normal location. Several theories have been developed for the cause, but it is still uncertain. Endometriosis does not produce iny characteristic symptoms, .hough disturbances of the menstruation are often present. It Is Host common in women between he ages of 30 and 50. Since en- dometriosls often produces no symptoms whatever, it is frcquent- left alone, but it sometimes requires surgical removal, the exact .ature of the operation depending on the location, the symrjtoais, and other factors. It carries with it a fairly high incidence of sterility, though msiy women have had children with or j after endometriosis. Q—Please say something: about hypevventilation or over-breathing. —Reader. A—This question refers, I presume, to a common condition in which a person takes more and deeper breaths than are necessary. It results in oversaturation of oxygen in the blood, at the time it occurs may even It is the result, usually, of some intense emotional experience, nnd lead to unconsciousness. A person can hyperventilate or over-breathe voluntarily, and therefore this peculiar phenomenon is not considered to be a cause for alarm. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Q_My son, who Is now nonths old, holds his breath to the extent that he becomes unconscious, his eyes roll upwards, nnd nt times his mouth will work and his body Jerks spasmodically. Please tell me if these breath- holding sessions arc serious? — Mrs. W.S. _ This is n rather common con- dilion which is believed to result. Good Hand Foils ]6 Defensive Player king. He returned the nine of hearts from dummy, allowing it to ride for a finesse. West casually played low. allowing dummy's nine to hold the trick. Declarer led another heart from dummy, and East discarded the king of spades. Upon seeing this card, declarer went up with the ace of trumps NORTH AA84 V9862 WEST VK75 4 K10743 * J10 18 + K974 EAST AKQJ109 ¥4 » J982 #Q83 SOUTH (D) South I W 4V * AQJ 103 » A6 * A 6 S 2 East-West vul. West North Pass 2 » Pass Pass Eul Pass Pass Opening lead—4 J Ry OSWALD .TAC'OIW Written for NEA Service When today s hand was nlnyeci in fl recent tournament in Wnsh- inplon. D. C . declarer put on a fine exhibition of card playing. It is impossible, unfnrtunalely. to say as much for the defenders. lie- fore we cast any stones, hnwev- from emotions like, anccr or ox- j or, lei us recnum-w thr f:\i-t that ing the first year nnd usually ells- Kast was uivnn :i very ililfirult i|p- cltement. It begins most ofion (lur- I (endive prohlfin. appears by the n«f of fc.ur or five, i West opnu-tl the Jack of clubs. Onlv rarely Is II associated with land Paul Kibler. pl.ivinn the South «pi)ep»y UnlM U>1» i» th» result | hand, won IB dummy with th« anti returned a low spade. He played low from the dummy, allowing East to win with the nine of spades. East not only didn't solve the defensive problem that was set before him —he didn't even realize that he had a problem, He made the "safe' return of the queen of spades — allowing declarer to make his contract. Declarer won the spade return j in dummy with the ace and re- j turned a spade, ruffing in his own ; hand. He then led a third round of ! trumps, giving West the lead. West hopefully returned the ten of clubs. ; but, was allowed to hold Ihc trick with that card At this point. Wesl had nothing but diamonds and was forced to lead a low diamond from I his hand. Dummy put up the ] queen, winninc Ihe trick, and de! clarer easily look the rest. East could hav< defeated tilt Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Exclusively Yours: Movies too spicy for the film industry's purity seal are Joining the big 3-D and wide-screen barrage In Hollywood's battle against TV competition. "The Moon Is Blue" was the first and now it's "Hannah Lee," the Joanne Dru-Macdonald Carey co-starrer. The Johnston office censors have refused "Hannah" an industry seal of approval unless the seduction sequence is re-cut with heavy deletions. "The censors' demands are unreasonable." Producer Jack Broder told me. "and we've had no complaints from Philadelphia, Chicago or San Francisco, where the film Is playing I don't believe the cuts should be made. The lack of a purity seal won't stop me from selling the picture." More censorship hassles are due over Hugo Haas' independent, "Bait, 1 'and the RKO film with the Minsky flavor, "Son of Slnbad." The explosive plot of "Bait" has a middle-aged husband offering the love of his wife to a younger man. If former tennis champ Fred Perry and Barbara Roc, sister of British film star Patricia Roc, aren't already married In London, they're mighty close to it. . . .It's all over between VIveca Lindfors and novelist George Tabori, who had wedding plans a few months back when Viveca divorced director Don Siegel. HITS SETTLEMENT SNAG ONE of the new hitches In the Jane Powell-Geary Staffan property division is the engagement ring that Geary gave Jane back in the days when life was all pastel-colored. The ring belonged, to Geary's father and has sentimental value to the son. John Boles, canny business tycoon. The stil-handsome star sold his precision tool plant mere days before the government cancelled out millions of dollars in prime contracts. . .Charles Laughton'e London stint with Robert Donat in "Hobson's Choice" has its sad note. Laughton signed the movie contract in order to be near his aged mother in England, but she pased away before the picture started. Ida Lupirio doesn't see anything to gasp about in the fact that she's emoting with and directing Joan Fontaine, new wife of her ex-husband. Collier Young, in "The Bigamist." Young's/also Ida's co- producer on the film and has Ida's new hubby, Howard Duff, working for him. "Collie and I are happy to have Joan and Howard in a picture," she said. Sir Laurence Olivier and Lady Vivien are boiling mad over Hollywood reports that they are on the verge of bankruptcy and will have to sell their English manor. The Oliviers are in better shape financially than most Hollywood stars. Barbara Whiting is looking woeful about not getting billed in the ads in MGM's "Dangerous When Wet." She plays Esther Williams' young sister. The big salary days in Hollywood are over but the memory lingers on. The Screen Actors Guild is sending out a form letter to every actor, talent agent and executive in the flicker business warning against salary slashes and urging name performers to insist on the salaries they commanded be- contract by leading a diamond at his one chance to lead. It is hard to condemn him very much for this lack, and my own feeling is that Kibler should be given great credit for very skillful declarer's play. , for the b!g panic. . TERMINATES CONTRACT COMES September and Xavier Cugnt will collect $45,000 for the third straight year from RKO without uttering a single line or shaking a maraca in a studio picture. This No. 3 payment will terminate Cugat's contract with the studio. Gilbert Roland's shuddering over what's happened to the Cisco Kid on TV. The last to play the romantic hero on the screen, Roland remembers when the kid was a tWo- flsted fighter "who was chasing blondes when he wasn't leaning on a bar. Now he's just another juven- le hero." Playing Jane Russell's heartthrob in "The French Line," and surrounded by a bevy of beautiful dolls impersonating French models, GUbert confided: "I'm not using a stand-in for this picture. I'm on the set all the time. I don't want to miss anything." Cynical RKO press agent when asked if "Tarzan and the Slave Girl" will be -shown on a wide screen: "No, the studio's afraid it may make Cheetah look too fat," The word's bouncing back from Europe that Barbara Hutton will be a mother-in-law soon. Her son, Lance Reventlow, 17, and Sheilah Connelly, 24. are determined to wed. Sheilah, the spitting image of Liz Taylor, was almost placed under contract by MGM and Mervyn LeRoy a few months ago. She was formerly married to one of the film-producing Danziger brothers. Hollywood on TV: Barbara Britton and Richard Denning just lost their TV show, "Mr. and Mrs. North." The thrillers will continue on radio in the fall. . . . Jack: Haley's talking about a filmed comedy show. . . . "Life With Father" is due for the SunoVay night lineup in the fall. . . . Lassie won't be the only dog star on television this fall. Buck, another pooch owned by Rudd and Franlc Weatherwax. will be starred in a telefilm series about the Northwest Mounted Police by axWell Productions. The new canine star is half collie and half shepherd. For a Change Recommended: Gregory Peck and newcomer Audry Hepburn in Paramount's "Roman Holiday." Audrey's an exciting new star and Peck proves he has a flair for comedy. There are no 3-D gimmicks in the film but there IS a good Etory, plus delightful acting. 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille Mrs. Leslie Hooper has had as her guest her niece, Miss Elizabeth Hooper, of Paducah, Ky. Karl Green, Jr., has returned home after having spent a month in Gulfport and Biloxi, Miss. Mrs- Joe Trieschmann and daughters, Joan and Sally, have gone ta Heber Springs and Little Rock where they will visit realtlves for a month. Plez Thurman says he's so contused by the diet ads to get thin and the diet ads to get fat, he's decided to just let natura take its course. British Federation Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 British federation In the Far East 1 Kuala is its capital 13 Speaker 14 Oxidizing enzyme 15 It is in the 16 Binds anew 17 Distinguished service cross (ab.) 5 Backwards 6 Sketcher 7 Feminine appellation 8 Rubber tree 9 Encountered 10 Bucket 11 Employs 12 Pause 19 Roman bronze 21 Loosened 22 Sewing tool 23 Sipper 24 Western cattle (pi.) 25 Glut 30 Handle (Fr.) 46 Masculine 31 Plant nickname 37 Indonesian of 47 Mountain Mindanao (cumb. f'jrm) 38 Electors 49 Diver in 40 Consecrate Switzerland 1 20 Type of World 26 °™ us01 War II boat „ ° llves 21 Puts out of Z'Snoozes omce 29 Prevaricator 25 Poems 28 Book of maps 32 Winged 33 Net 34 Lukewarm 35 Pester 36 Artist's frame 37 Asseverated 39 Correlative of creditors 41 Fairy fort 44 Separate column 45 Army post omce (ab.) 48 Form a notion 51 Evader 54 Swamp 65-Revolve 56 Bellows ,57 Solid (comb, form) DOWN 1 Disposition. 2 Arrivals (ab.) 3 Secular 4 Consunnd 42 False god . ( 43 Wheys of mill:52Lanrt parcel 45 Hebrew month 53 Indian

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