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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 20, 1953
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J»AGK FOUR LB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAT, 3ULT 30, THI BLYTHEVJLLB COURIER NEWS THI COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher XARRT A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor i D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Bolt National Advertising Representatives: W»ll»ce Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered »s second class matter at the post-' office at BlytheviUe, Arkansas, under act of Con- freu, October 9. 1917, Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytlicvllle or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three months: by mall outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations Uphold me according unto thy word, that I roaj live: »nfl let me not be ashamed of my hope. —Psalms 119:116. * * < Build a iittle fence of trust Around today; Fill the space with loving work. And therein stay; I»ok not between the shelt'rlng bars Upon tomorrow, But take whatever comes to thee Of Joy or sorrow. —Mary Butts. Barbs Speaking about ailments, operations and such, so many people go around doing just that! * * * A Kentucky girl won ft prize for a list of su£- f eitloni tot better roadi. What'll you bet they'll b« put to use? * * * The more you act as if you are the only person in the world, the more you're out of it * * * A flock of sons mean darn hard work for mothers — not to mention bard darn work. * * * Ths chirp of ft cricket, says a scientist, is not * love call. Just a nuisance when you're trying to sleep. 'Impulse Buying' Causes Headaches for Everyone Ever fall suddenly and uncontrollably in love with a necktie in a store window and simply walk in and buy it without first consulting your wife, your bank, and some people known as debt- adjustment counselors ? And having bought this symphony in silk, did you discover you'd already spent your $3.85 weekly allowance and have to tell the clerk to charge it? You better not do it any more. That way lies ruin. Such irresponsible squandering is called "impulse buying" and can get you in the soup miicker than anything. A poll of debt-adjuslmtnt counselors, who are people you go further in doht to for getting you out of the debt you're already in, shows ifnpulse buying is one of the principal reasons people got in the financial switches. Actually, the consumer-credit peonlc don't blame neckties for the fix wo'ro in so much as they do television sets and automobiles. In a rundown of what it calls f< "tvni- cal installment-burdened familv." the survey shows the fanv'v annual income is between $3000 and S'tOOO a vear and that it's in hock to from eiirht to 1 1 nrcd- itors for a total of between SI 200 a"d S'500. The family hasn't n dime in the bank or annvhere else. Tbcv live rnch week on what nanny hi"'"™? h"nie njiv- cfav, and if ht- "fts d«'-ailed into p nnr-V- tie store, they don't live very well (hat week. Not onlv that, hut most of the families who don't know where their next can of nork o^d ben^s i* cornin" from own altomoMles ppd TV pets, in the sense that they twirl the dinls and twist the sterrine wheel. The finance companies own them. The debt-adiustment counselors come Into the act along about the time the family's monthly installment pavment.s get to be more than their monthly nay check. And that happens oftener than you think. The counselors usually take over the wage earner's pay, return extravagant purchases if possible, work out easier pay-off terms with remaining .creditors, and put the family on a strict budget. No neckties. Says a counselor firm in Chicago: "A recession of 10 per cent in employment and payrolls just now would cause us to b« overwhelmed by distress cases." DCS Moines: "The situation is bad *nd will get worse because people are unwilling to accept the fact that the high cost of living, high taxes, and hlgrh interest payments cannot help but r*- duce their standard of living." Detroit: "Too many families feel that various tilings they cannot afford are 'necessities,' " All of which is enough to make a man wear open-throat sport shirts and never look at a necktie again. Which might not be a bad idea these days. Keeps you both cool and solvent. After You..." Views of Others 'Giveaway' Programs Former President Herbert Hoover thinks It would be noble of this nation to give the surplus agriculture products to countries with millions of hungry or half-starving people. He thinks the donations would reap for us much gratitude and international good will. If giving away our substance purchases good will, then we ought by now to have a virtual world monopoly on this satisfying commodity. We should have more than enough of the world's cordiality, esteem and benevolent regard to see us through our present international difficulties. For more than 30 years we have been giving, lending, lend-leasing, granting, Marshall-planning, and bestowing our substance — anything from tax dollars to wheat, corn, rice, canned goods, toys, bundles, even ships, guns, destroyers, and what-not, to most of the countries on the globe. And then we followed with a new program, Point- Fouring. The dismal truth is that we have been repaid with a lot of ill will for our unparalleled giving. Probably we reap as much ill will as good will. We have repeatedly felt the traditional ill-temper of the? have-nots against the have-lots. Giving away our farm surplus, or even subsidizing the sale of it abroad, is a poor method of solving our agricultural problems. Secretary Benson sees te necessity of curtailing production, which sounds sensible. It naturally follows that restrictions upon production should fall mainly on the large commercial operators, with little or none placed upon the little people who follow farming as a way of life and afmily livelihood. We cannot have too many of the latter; we do have at present too many of the former , —New Orleans States. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Where 'Aid' Could Help With the rolling thunder and lightning flashes ol a summer storm, men seeking freedom from Communist tyranny are rising throughout East Germany, Poland and Czechoslovakia in open rebellion against the Russians, and threatening rumbles are heard in the outside world from other Soviet satellites. The Communists, proponents of world revolution, are getting a first-hand taste of revolution by those unwilling to accept Red rule. One thing is sure; the peoples of Eastern Europe who are revolting are courageous; they are determined; they are lovers of freedom. The chances they are taking in opposing modern mechanized Communist forces are great. But they nrc revolting Just the same. And each day brings m;w reports of revolt, despite the harshest of Russian repressive measures, As the revolt, erupts the Rod empire In Europe wr should ask ourselves: Who arc these people? Some of them, we must not forget, were doom- eel to Communist slavery by the United States. Thf United States by faulty and shortsighted foreign policy turned over millions of Europeans to Red occupation authorities after our troops had hern purposely UcM back to permit Russian armies to advance and "librrntc" people we should and could have brought real liberation. And since we turned these millions over to Russia, what have we done for them? The answer is nothing. How short-sighted can WE be! In Eastern Europe! men are fighting the same Communist ag- Errttion we an: fighting in Korea, the same battle wn are Fighting right here in America In attempting to ferrot nut the Red agents in our midst. And the brave battlers in Eastern Europe need aid. During World War u we knew how to send aid to underground resistance movements in Franco and Italy fighting Nazi occupation. We should use that knowledge and experience now to Mrt the spontaneous resistance movements growing up inside the Russian empire. We have poured out abundant aid to those who have heon hesitimt to fiRht, eager to appease. Our aid would lie bettor usrct by those in Eastern Europe w!>o arc taking a stand against Communist oppression. —Chattanooga News-Free Press. SO THEY SAY We have not yet attained the goal of Huey H. Long of every mnn a king but at least we are rapidly reaching ihe point where every Senator is his own Secretary of state. - Lexington Herald. * « . Mast people follow their consciences like a man in a buggy follows the horse. He follows the horse, but he holds Ihe reins that tells the horse where to take him. — (Tenn.) Times. * * »' A philosopher insists that you can't refute R sneer, which is (rue. On ihe other hand you can catch another fellow's laughter and make It go a long way. _ Savannah Morning News. * . * * Among (he words tossed at, tlic ymmgslers In Ihe National Spelling BM In Washington, \ve Dots, wore insouciant, ptarmigan, coruscation, speonaccious, chrpsumiaihic, consanguineous and spermaceti. Tlw only thing wn can figure is that WP must have been absent the day our class took those up. - Ellziibciluown (Tenn.j Star. Peter Edson's Washington Column — Treasury Certain US. Deficit Wont Change Fiscal Policies WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Top Treasury officials are not discounting the seriousness of the unexpected $9.4 billion U. S. deficit for the fiscal year ending last June 30. They insist, however, that it Will not upset the of ad- One important legislative ernes- i to pay back this year some $850 tion is still undecided by the Treas-' million in overcollections of with- authority to raise the national debt holding taxes. These are not to limit above its present $275 billion be confused with tax refunds, ceiling, before the scheduled congressional adjournment July 31. The U. S. debt as of June 30 was $212 billion. Tha leaves nny a $3 billion margin for the next six months. As for what might happen Peter ftdson ficit points up Treasury George M. Humphrey says the big de- if the debt goes over $275 billion aft- fis-1 O r Congress adjourns, Deputy Secretary W. Randolph Burgess says. "I of have enough nightmares the which will be made later. What may have happened—and that many individual income tax- thls still a Treausry surmise — Is payers, anticipating tax cuts or a con.sfdering that." business recession, deliberately underestimated their income for 1953 payments. At any rate, June 15 _. ta xrecelpts were not as far ahead without j of a year ago as they should have been. HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Qu: and Dolls: Far be it Irom Phyli Kirk to antagonize the over-40-am near-50 set, but she's just got shout it that the older gals ar getting movie roles that the youni er ones should be playing. And being a young thing wh would like to bite on some of tl parts that come the way of etl Davis, Joan Crawford and Claui ette Colbert, she doesn't think it fair. "Young actresses in Hollywoo get bird brain parts," protest Phyllis, who's in "The City . Dark" with Gene Nelson and Stei ling Hayden. "Writers get the idea that onl women over 35 or 40 have drama tic problems. I know women tha age who can't hold a candle emo tionally or Intellectually to girl of 20. "It's one of Hollywood's graves lacks that no great parts are be ing written for young actresses A writer will take a problem that' really the problem of a 25-year-oli women and it emerges on thi screen as a vehicle for an actres who's almost 50." "People come up and tell me that I look like Valentino in this costume. I tell them that Valentim never talked the way I do." Dale Robertson, of the hominy and-grits Oklahoma accent, fret ting about what moviegoers wil think when they hear him spoul pure Will Rogers tones as a sword jabbing, rope-climbing hero of Mai co Polo's era in "Son of Smbad. "This is my first swashbuckler part and I like it," Dale grinned "But with this accent of mine, I have to play it for comedy. It's ridiculous for me to try to be Douglas Fairbanks. Not with this accent. I'll do others, sure, but only if they don't try to kid anybody into thinking I'm serious." First star from Sweden to fill the gap left by the absences from Hollywood of Garbo, Ingrid, Signe Hasso, Maria Toren and Vlveca Lindfors, is blonde Mai Zetterllng. M a i (pronounced brought over from My) was England to Secretary Humphrey has warned [ If this underpayment Is really previously that raising the debt j what happened, the apparent $272 further cuts of the 1955 budget. The 954 budget is being cut $4.5 billion. Secretary Humphrey is not yet ready to say how much more the 1955 budget should be cut. He still believes the budget can be brought into balance by June, 1954. This does not mean bringing it Into balance for the entire year, but he hopes to balance income and outgo by that time. There Is no thought of having to ask for a second extension of the excess profits tax beyond the Dec. 31 termination date just cleared by the House Ways and Means Com necessity for | n m it might be necessary. But data ! billion deficit that shows on the books today may be cut by several billion when revised estimated returns are filed next Jan. 15. Secretary Humphrey insists that taxes have not yet reached the point, of diminishing returns Some This was over $3 billion, or more j critics of high taxes have insisted are not yet assembled for a final determination on this point now. One other factor on which Treasury, experts do not yet have icm- plete data is why the deficit for (he past fiscal year rose to $9.4 billion. than 50 per cent above the anticipated deficit of $8 billion. Spending estimates were about right, at S74 billion. But tax receipts at $65 billion — though $3 billon above 1952 and higher than they ever have been—were not up to the this would happen under present rates. The administration is still committed to its sound money policy. This is not interpreted as a hard money policy, which means to get. that The money will be hard $68 billion level anticipated. Treas- j sound money policy means"thnt Ihe ury analysts may be a long time In | value of the dollar will not be rnlttee for expected congressional I finding why, since 1952 tax figures | further inflated. approva Similarly, It is not now believed there is any need for further postponing the approximately 10 per cent cut in individual income taxes scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1. These battles have been won once. There is no thought of trying to force them through Congress again, just to raise more revenue. [Trying to force through a general tax reform bill—possibly in a special session this fall—is also not are still only two-thirds complete. Corporation profits were apparently off. The steel strike and coal strike may have accounted for $700 million to $1 billion of the drop. But this figure was known In advance. It was a contributing factor but not the full answer to lower tax collections. Withholding Tax Was Overcollected An increase in efficiency enabled the Bureau of Internal Revenue The $5.5 billion worth of tax anticipation certificates just marketed by the Treasury will discount March 15 tax collections by 2'/ 2 per cent .or over $100 million. These certificates are admittedly inflationary to the extei be Danny Kaye's leading lady in "Knock on Wood" and she's saying to the "Why-didn't-you-come- to-HoIlywood-before?" question: "Because Hollywood was full of Swedish actresses then. Now I'm the only one. It's a little sad, I think." The actress, who won fame in the art house sensation "Torment," is boning up on the King's English to lose all trace of an accent. "I don't believe In keeping an accent," she argues. "It limits you to playing French and Polish refugee women. My ambition is to play a British woman so perfectly that nobody will detect anything tat suggests Sweden in my voice." AGAR GETS GUIDANCE A DEEPLY religious producer, Hal J. Makelim, is behind John Agar's comeback attempt and the former husbnnd of Shirley Temple they are may take 75 per cent of the total. But they are considered non-inflationary to the extent that they are bought by corporations or individuals to pay next year's taxes. is admitting that his career now is in Makellm's hands. The producer made "My Dad. J. R." with Agar and Is reported to have posted a bond with Hugo Hans guaranteeing John's good behavior in "Bait' 'after he placed the often-In-hot-wate rstar under a personal managerial contract. "It's a kind of strange contract, ' though," John confided. "This man is my boss, but he's also my friend. I'll do what he advises career-wise and every other way." Vov/s John who vowed it before: "I'll never drink again." my play in westerns than push voice and be worn out at 33. H I can sing a little and act a little, without over-ta*tng my voic«, I'll be happy, 'Jhere's time enough for opera as a steady diet when I get past 30." SULLIVAN EYES PART BARRY .SULLIVAN isn't jus* after the loot in his straw-hat tour with "Bell, Book and Candle." He has his eye on the comedy landscape, where only Gary Grant and a few other stars walk in Hollywood, and "besides," says Barry, "I'm dying to play » part that will give me a chance to wear a clean shirt." If ABC flashes the green light, Barry will be in TV this fall in a filmed series. "Exposed," about *, New York police detective. "I don't know how any actor," he says, "can stay out of TV. It'« new show business." Hazel Brooks is worried. Her husband, MGM art director Cedric ibbons, is ailing at home. Don't ask me what it proves, but Gordon MacBae, not Gene Nel;on, gets Jane Powell in the final romantic close-up in Warners' Three Sailors and a Girl" — th« licker that started the Powell-Nelson bonfire. Judy Holliday's ended up with he right man ever since she hip- witched it in "Born Yesterday," >ut she'll wind up as a spinster n her new stage play, "My Aunt Daisy." Judy dashes east when he completes "A Name for Her- elf" to start rehearsals for an August opening In Westport, Conn. Three-month-old twins Catherine nd Christine Larson, working with immy Stewart in "The Glenn Miler Story," prefer him to tha tudio nurse. Jimmy, father of two year - old twin daughters, ex- lains his infant magic with: "It's just a trick I learned from lyde Beatty, the lion tamer. You ave to convince them both that ou're watching them, even when our back is turned." HOBBY—"The bank has returned lat check." Wife—"Isn't that splendid! What in we buy with it this time?"— rreeneville (Tenn.) Sun. 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille— U. S. Branson is attending to bus- ess in Caruthersville, Mo., today. Mrs. Ben Vinyard and daughter, irginia, of Cape Girardeau and ohn Bailey of Sikeston have re- rned home after having been th» uests of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gee. Among BlytheviUe girls leaving day for Kamp Kiwani at Hardy two weeks are Becky McCall, nn Deen, Jackie McGhee, Jun» artin and Constance Denton. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P JORDAN. M.D Written for NEA Service The thyroid Is a gland of internal secretion which lies in the front of the neck, sometimes extending down under the upper portion of the breastbone. It docs not have a duct or passageway to empty its secretions and therefore its hormone Is absorbed directly into the blood. When behaving normally, the thyroid produces Just the right amount of secretion, for the needs of the body. Among other things, it helps la regulate the action of other internal glands and also to keep the heart beat regular. If the thyroid gland starts misbehaving It may produce either too much secretion or a secretion which is abnormal. The result Is the development of a condition which is known as toxic goiter of which there are several kinds Other names for this condition are Graves' disease and von Bnsedow's disease. Ordinarily, In a toxic goiter the thyroid becomes somewhat enlarged. The other symptoms vary but the most common besides enlargement are n rapid heart rate, bulging eyes, trembling of the [lands, nervousness and loss of weight. Sometimes these symptoms alone are enough to make a diagnosis. Almost always, however, doctors wish to hiwe a metabolism lest taken which measures more accurately the degree to which the thyroid is overnitlve. This Is done early in the morning before eating. It Is entirely painless. Discovery important Toxic goiter should bo discovcr- d as soon as possible before It has produced damage which may be difficult or slow to overcome. J'he most common form of treatment lias been snriri-ry. This in- olvts an operation in which part basis of all this information, South was ready to proceed. Declarer led the seven of hearts lo dummy's queen and returned the jack of clubs towards his own hand. East put up the ace of club of the Ihyroid tissue Is removed,' al once, it was obvious to him als leaving only enough to supply the that he was marked with this card normal needs of the body. Now some other methods besides surgery have begun to be used for toxic goiter. Drugs of tlie thlouracil family have been used with succes in some cases. Radioactive iodine is also a useful medical treatment. Not all patients with toxic goiter can be successfully treated medically, however. and surgery probably will continue to be used for at least some patients for a long time. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Player Has Time Making Contract and returned a low triiino. South won with the ace of hearts NORTH V QS4 + A 92 •M107 WEST (D) A. -\KQ10 7 V (> » •! 3 * Q 9 8 4 3 SOUTH 4.83 f A K 1072 » KQ1 5 KAST AJ54 V J 3 8 3 » ,1 1086 # A S \Vosl Pass .1 + Pass Both sides vul. North East South Pass Pass Pass Pass 3 V Pass Pass Pass 1 V 2 4 Opening lead—* K By OSWALD .TACOBY Written for NEA Service The bidding was energetic in today's hand, but not unreasonable. North really should have had not wanting lo risk an immediate slightly greater strength for his ! finesse. When West showed out free raise to three hearts, in which case Soiith's game contrnct would hnve been easily fulfilled. As it , was. South had his work cut out! led a diamond to dummy's' 'ace ."AS for him. jhe had expected, the suit did not .West opened the king of spades | break. It was sale, however lo and continued with the queen mid | lead a club to the king, ruff' hl.s Ihe ace of spades. Soulh j last diamond in dummy"'nml then the situation was. of course, clear. South continued by taking the king and queen of diamonds and then ruffed the third round of spades I lead from the dummy With all and deliberated carefully about his hnnds reduced to two cards and tno ]c!lc | (,, tho dummy, East's next move. Ihe bidding made it clear West had at least 10 cards in the black suits. Hence Soulh could not expect either of the red suits 10 break- rensonnbly. Moreover, West could not bnld the aoe of ehibs since he had failed to open Ihe bidding even though he Iv.ul KIMHI distribution niid a spjule snil he:id- ecl by the three top honors. Ou the trumps wen: trapped underneath declarer's king-ten. Ihe THE A.D.A. says il calls Urpnbllcnn pnrty 1*1 reptld<; nior MrCnrlhy. My, my, who would have expected Ihe A.D.A. 10 call on Mm O.O.P.? We thoii!!hl ihcy liuri vTcmu Times. Joan Weldon, Warners' new lark from the San Francisco Opera Company, got such a kick out of playing Randolph Scott's leading lady in "riding Shotgun" that she asked him to give her a role in "I Ride Alone " Says gorgeous Joan, who looks like Loretta Young: "I'd rather With his sidewalk television ; mugging and early morning; handshaking with taxi drivers ; and window washers while in New York, our Republican' leader says Harry Truman spread enough ham acting around to keep the Democrats in sandwiches for weeks. ^ Eating Out Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Order from the bill of 5 A la carte or table d 1 9 A of butler 12 Moulhward 13 Roman road 14 Falsehood 15 Fondling 17 Measures ol area. 18 Peace goddess 19 Sense organ 21 Fnervates 23 Iwale cat 24 Gratuity 27 Pedal digits 29 Crippled 32 Declaims 34 Displays feelings 36 Dinner courses 37 Least cooked 38 Ginger • 39 Ireland, 41 Pronoun 42 Beverage 44 Blackbirds 40 Lowering 49 Eagle's nest 53 Tennis stroke 54 Choice 56 Every one 57 Shakespearean king 58 Singing voice 59 Born 60 Girl's name 61 High notts DOWN 1 Central points 2 Maple trc« gcnui 3 Unusual 4 Paradises 5 That man's 6 Indolent 7 Canvas shelter 8 Rye fungus 9 Companions 10 Ventilates 11 Try 16 Placed, as at 28 Small finch a table 30 Network 20 Hue 31 Royal Italian 22 Sheriff's force family name 24 Mix 3 green salad 25 Persia 26 Savory uT] 45 Bristles 46 Wolfhound 47 Tree trunk 48 Require 33 Fastens 50 Brook 35 Lunatic SlJot 40Kind of sleeve52 Seth's son 43 Corridor 55 Age

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