The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 13, 1952
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FUUK BLYTHEVTLLE (ATIK.) COOTIE* FRIDAY, TONE 13, 1952 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Tire COURfER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES. Publisher •AKRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL, D. HUMAN, Advertising Manaf«r Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co.. New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered us second class matter at the posl- office at Blytheville. .Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1911. Member of The Associated Presj SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blylhevllle or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, xilhln a radius of 50 miles. So.OO per year. S2.50 for six months, $125 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Pardon, 1 hfSMfh Ihfe, the iniquity of- this peuplf according unln the grratnfss of thy mercy, and as them hast forgiven this people, Jrom Egypt even until now—Numbers 11:19. • • * Pardon, not wrath, is God's best attribute. —Bayard Taylor. Barbs Peanuts are called » good substitute lor meat, bul there's no substitute for pejnuts— at the ball game. • * « Bandits In Indian* tot »rar with Sl.W) in ilampv Maybe they'll go straight now and open ' tin a drug store. • • • Touring aeason U on again — Then it's the Jack In the pocket Instead of the one In the that lazy driver* use to fix « flat. • • • Durinc spring elwnlnj time, some wiret think Mitt » nurrlMrc UcenM li a drlrer'l licenK. Aik tUdl • • • M the Importance of election doesn't register with you m»yb» it's because you didn't. editorial on his proposal. In thii »dito- ria), we made these declarations: "Because of the critical need for a new sewer system, we would endorse purchase of the water company — but only as a last resort. ' 'The utility should he purchased only after every possible avenue of sewer planning has been explored, only after every potential solution has been attempted and proved impractical. "And if purchase of the water company should prove to be the only answer to our problem, then we would endorse it wtlh the reservation that such support was NOT equivalent to approval of ownership of a public utility by a municipal jfovemment. "If this were proposed for any other reason than that of ending a critical sewer problem, we would not hesitate . , . in firmly opposing such a move." That was our editorial policy then. That has been our view since then, ex- prossnd in a number of other editorials. That will continue to be our stand on the matter. In Answer to a Reader Who Thinks We're Partial: i Although the Issue is settled, »t l*»gt for the present, the Courier News t«ke« this opportunity and means to rer ply to i render who feels we were par- ti*! in connection with the proposed purchase of Blytheville Water Company by the city. . In a letter to the editor printed hi an «<JJofninjr column on this page, William Vaughn writes that it seems to him th« Courier News favored the city administration's views too much. First, Mr. Vaughn says "you place •fl of their (the city's) . . . statements on the front page and then the opposition statements are all placed in the middle or back of your . . . paper." He feels tht statements of both sides should have been placed on the same page. Even if this were physically possible or practicable, Mr. Vaughn, there • are other considerations. First, newspapers everywhere have traditionally placed letters to the editor on inside pages, generally on the editorial page. Sometimes, as in this case, it is not possible to use them all on the same inside page. Several of these letters were not received until virtually the last minute. This was the character of all the pro's and con's that arose on the water com- pt.ny issue—both citizens and "interested parties" waited until tlie last minute to declare themselves despite the many months they had in which to speak up." Second, both our continued news and editorial policies on this matter dull the charge of partiality. When the opposition finally spoke up, their charges and claims were included in a -front page story. That the opposition kept silent until the last minute was strategy of its own choosing. And third, rather than attempt to influence voters or mould their decisions for them, we felt it better to present the available facts of the issue at hand. This was Ordinance 526, which the voters were to approve or reject, and certain other facts we felt were necessary to help them decide. The four-part series on this subject which the Courier News published was simply an explanation of the issue at hand. It was staff-written and no stand for or against was. taken in these articles. On March 3, 1950, the Courier News carried the story of .Mayor Henderson's recommendation that the water company be purchased. In that same edition wa* t Big Hand to Gen. Ridgway General Ridgway justifiably gained widespread praise in Washington for the forthright way in which he presented all the issues surrounding the Korean war and the future of Japan. Even men who think any general who draws pay under the Truman administration is automatically a Democratic general were constrained to applaud him. Perhaps the most characteristic thing Ridgway did was to assume himself the basic blame for the series of dismal incidents at the prison compound on Koje Island. Whether or not he was actually responsible in any direct sense, it was a fine gesture and its purpose was obvious: to avoid having any stigma attaching to Gen. Mark Clark, his successor in the Far Eastern command. Clark patently walked into that one and it was only fitting that it be made clear he was in no way responsible. He has. had troubles enough in the past without being blamed for those he inherits. Readers' Views To the Editor: I am fc constant reader ol your newspaper and • inc* this controversy of the City buying the water company has come HhtfUt^l-am more interested than ever but it seeins.Hxj me as a reader th^t you are favorin? the City side too much as you place all of their stories and statements on the front page and then the opposition statement* are all placed In the middle or back ol your good paper. t believe In all fairness to both sides, you should place all Information pertaining to this matter on the same page of your ne\vspnper so • II of the readers will find all o! (he stories without having to ask the neighbors if they found something that I didn't. Since I don't [eel that it Is to the best Interests of trie taxpayers that we O^T\ any pubUt utility and since the utilities are pretty heavy taxpayers, I understand, all information on such vital matters should certainly b* brought to the public eye as much as it Is possible as it seems to me there are too many tax exempt businesses already for the good of the few remaining taxpayers. William Vaughn Views of Others ^Something on Your Mind, Mister|" Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Peter Ed son's Washington Column— Montana in Stew over Radical Workmen's Compensation Bill HOLLYWOOD (NBA) — Behind i he Screen: Sylvana Pampanini, the he liery Italian movie queen who, laims Clark Gable. Ronald Coleman. Gary Cooper and other pasl- actors are "loo old" for movie ove making, can start blushing. She's no Jet-propelled whiz her- ell at celluloid romancing. I tossed the M-lira question about Sylvana's emoter rating at Vittorio Gassman, who's played love scenes rlth her In Italian films and on he set of his first Hollywood movie, "The Glass Wall." Shelley Winter's ever lovin' and Hollywood's new heart-throb bet —MOM's ready to give him the trlple-A romantic-star treatment — gave the question & diplomatic sh. but said: Ixivf scenes with Sylvani? think she'll play them much better when she has more experience." Vittorio plays a displaced person who leads immigration officials on a big chase when he escapes from a boat In New York harbor in "The Glass Wall." an Ivan Tore Production with Maxwell Shane directing Seventeen days of chase scenes were filmed in Manhattan, including a big sequence in the Unitec Nations building. Gloria Grahame Ann Robinson and Robin Raymond are the dolls in the film. On married life with fiery Shelley Winters. Vittorio declared: "It's wonderful. • • • Pe?gy Dow finally confirmed this column's exclusive of weeks ago— she's expecting a baby this winter. . , . Jean Pierre Aumont has a new press agent—Maria Monies'! sister. AdHa. . . . Margaret O'Brien Is now dating, but it the Casa Cienega and not at the plush Sunset Strip spots. Maureen O'Hara afllnjf career for her elght-y^ar- old, Bronwyn—"She's a big ham. 1 HELENA, Mont — (NEA) — Mon-i for Injury from sllicoeis, the lunz t.'na has a red-hot political Issue I contracted from Inhaling mm? or quarry dust. The O'Connell proposed law, however, mentions silicosis onlyo nee, in the title. It reads: on the ballot this November in vhich there Is more local Interest than who gets elected President. It is a petition for a new workmen's 'compensation law that would outdo where he was exposed to a hazard, would be held liable (or the injury. Th>- liability would run for ?0 yeart. This Is Interpreted to mean that time that suit 1« led in order to return his remaining heart. This knocks out declarer's second heart stopper while East sitl] has a sure entry with his king of diamonds. The defenders collect. . three hearts and two diamonds to If a workman employed in a mine defeat the contract. 'An act transferring the burden j In 1953 lelt that job ni 1B54 and payments lo those suffering from I took up employment as a clerk, the c o p u ] o r y health insurance and make Brit- sin's cradle - to grave welfare from the people of the state of Montana to the industries re- spnr.sible. therefore making occupational diseases compensable under th* workmen's compensation act." THE TITLE then goes' on to pro- vid< for "increasins compensation employing mine operator might be held responsible II this ex-employe contracted tuberculosis in Ift72. Ar. employe discharge because he had a non-occupational disease would be entitled to $5000 compensation. For an employer lo refuse to hire Peter Edson state tame by! for Injuries to workmen in cases of i a workman having a non-occupa- comparison temporary total disability, total i tional disease would be made Illegal Opponents of the Montana jvM-' permanent disability, permanent,' and subject lo $5000 compensatory •'- damages. AN EMPLOYE mstalnirig temporary total disability would be en- tilted to from SM-a-tfeek to S38-a- week maximum for 300 weeks, Uon say it mipht easily bankrupt; partial disability for injuries cans- tlit- state, If approved by the voters S "ng death, and for specified in- nnrt enacted into law. The issue! juries" has national interest in that, if H would remove "the limitation Mortana adopts it, other states ir-lghi. follow suit. Authorship of the Montana petl- on the amount allowed for medical and hospital services and other The pendulum now the luf, aay> mama, she won't flash h« green Hjht of approval until Bronwyn's IS. Billy Curtis,/ the mtdscl actor, hopes to land.- a role with Gary Cooper and 12 other actors over six feet tall in "Springfield Ride." Billy's dreaming: "I'll be able to DOWNstage everybody." The UI-Tony Curtis feud — he was taken off salary when he followed Janet Lei|h to a Colorado location without -studio' permission- may cost him more than he suspects. The studio. I hear. Is in no mood to forgive and forget in a hurry a'fter his blast about unfair treatment. Betty Mutton's contract with Paramount winds vip in a year. She'll resign but only for one movie every 12 months, giving, her a chance at TV and the opportunity for in^e- pendent production with hubby Charles O'C-'rran. * • • Corinne Calvet and John Brom- ffeld are planning to adopt a em!«. . . . Johnnie Ray rtolls will iw>on ttf on the market. Yep, they will cry. . . . Dirk Powell may direct John Wayne In "The Alamo" at Republic. Dick's been plugging for a director's berth for months. . . . Marlene Dietrich called off thai concert lour. . . . Richard Rotx-r, jtar of "The Well," who was killed in in auto accident, li (he star of a pilot reel TV film Blnr Crosby Rnterprises Is showing t« advertising agencies. » • • Pat Meal IB headed for Kore» with a TJ. S. O. troupe. . . . Dean Martin and Jerry, Lewis will pla-y the Te*M State Fair In Dallas Oct. 4rl9. This deal calte for a big guarantee, against 70 per cent of the box-office take. Charllt*. the Mexican pepper pot who swore off scanty-attire roles, t« back in » sarong for "Bela Lugoai :eet* the Gorilla Man." The sam« 1m will have you seeing double hen a couple of comics named. Juke Mitchell and Sammy Petrlllo lash on the screen. They're dead ngers for Martm and Lewis. B*m- LT looks much like Jerry -he even fm him on one ol Jerry's tr«tment for injured workmen; which Is roughly six years. Com} pensation would vary according to scale and number of depend- tion is attributed to Jerry O'Con- \ and f or other, purposes." nell He may be remcmherd as a; Any citizen approached In sign a|w>e< Wnrhington state 'congressman for | petition, readinz the above title and e.rtj. a brief but hectic career and as the [ nr further, might be inclined^o ap- For occupational ln J llr y_ causing author of a Washington state old- ag<- pension law that almost bank- n:r.trri that state, until it was re- prox r e it. death, benefits of from $20 a week The dynamite Is contained in four I to S3B a week until the widow or witiV and Inn? columns of fine type making up the text of the bill, w.iricwer died or remarried, or until minor dependents reached age _ _^ ^ t> ] _ ( pitalization and medical .r. the tattering structure of what's! groups alerted to the dangers of the] COST^ would have to be paid by the left of Henry Wallace's Progressive O'Connell bill are now conducting ] employer for injuries resulting from O'Connell Is now practicing law [ which few people have bothered to 13 :•! Great Falls. Mon. He is a pillar I read. Newspapers and various civic | All hos Party ot 1948. FOH THIS workmen's compensa- i mittee. tion initiative, petition. O'Connell I an educational fampnign against it through an Industrial health com- har the support of the Montana state AFL and CIO organlz.Ulon&. They are operating from Progressive Party headquarters at Great AN INJURY ts first defined as any occupational disease or infec- industrial injury. Poi specific injuries resulting fiorr Industrial accidents, compensation would vary from 250 weeks— five years—for loss of an arm at or near the shoulder, to lour weeKs nor. arising out of employment, and i for loss of > finger or toe at the it wculd entitle an employe to com- Falls. | pensation even if any other illness Montana miners ma? have a le- I vp« aggravated by the Injury, years gttlmate demand for revision of the hater Just as though It was the sole firs- Joint insurance companies providing rfroiip coverage for an employer's force say these benefits other way Declarer refuses the first heart trick. If hearts are continued, South can win and lead a diamond. If West wins the first diamond, he cannot Tcad pnother heart: If East wins the first diamond, he cannot defeat the contract whether he returns a heart or a spade. Suppose, for example, that East wins the first diamond and returns a third round of hearts. Declarer wins and knocks out the ace.of diamonds. Now South can surely regain the lead to run four clubs, two diamonds, two hearts, and one spade. The defenders are equally helpless If they switch to spades after winning the first diamond. South wins and captures a spade honor with his ace and knocks out the other top diamond The defenders can now t«ke one spade trick, but must then surren der the lead to South's ten o spades. Declarer then ha* tricks tc burn, while the defenders have tak en only a heart, a spade and twi diamonds Now for another swing of th pendulum. When West opens th nine of hearts, South must hold u in order to have any play for hi contract. Having f.hus obtained on heart trick, the defenders, must now switch to spades. South captures a spade hono with his ace and goes after th diamonds. Now the defenders ca plug away al spades, defeating th contract with 1 two spades, two di? TV shows. • » • Peter Plant, the son of Const Bennett and Phil Plant, U worl • a press agent In a Hollyw lubliclty office. C A->mg workmen's compensation ! cause of subsequent illness or death. I would soon drive them o-it of busi- Un- Some mine safety experts say I The employer who had last hired! new or cause premluins so mgn no it does not give adequate protection i the workman under conditions! employer could pay Mem. Expanded Education When the Southern regional education program, co-operative agreement between 14 states, was Inaugurated a few short years ago. there were those cynics who saw it as a scheme fnr the South to escape Its educational responsibilities. Surely. It has proved by its operation and expansion that that ts not tne case. Not content to restrict Itself to early fields of endeavor,-the regional organization is considering more than a score of additional avenues of cooperation varying from aeronautical research to Lafin American studies and petroleum sciences. Programs are expectfd to be adopted on several in time for the 1&52-53 school year. Born of a nerd occaMor.ed by modest &ta(e school budgets, the regional compact has placed specialized higher education within reach of thousands of Southern students who might otherwise have been denied such training. —New Orleans States Sunday Sclxtol Lesson — By W. E. Gllroy, D. D. Written for NEA Service Over the main entrance of the college where I spent some happy years, and where especially I learned to read and understand the Bible with a new intelligence and in- si?h!. was carved, deep tn the stnne, the words of Jesus, from John 8:32: THE TRUTH SHALL MAKE YOU FREE. It was « noble. Inviting, and In- The psalmist of Psalm 37 had something more to say. to get the record straight, but the discrepancy between the apparent prosperity of the wicked and the suf- fcrlne ot the saints emphasizes the age-old, and still present, mystery of truth and freedom. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Being a Defender Is the Beit Choice By OSWALD .IACOBT Written for NEA Service wh)ch vml rather ht , n to _ day . s nand _ - Soulhi p i sy! ng the I na ' nd at thr( ,,, nc ._t n imp, or a Ac- The cynical Pilate asked Jesus. 1 , fender, trying to beat three no What is truth?" and as a cynic he i trump? In other words, should spiring motto for the students who ! might well asked It. for he couldn't ] south make his contract, or should entered that portal: and Victoria \ understand. The cynic of today Collese .now a part of the Univcrs- I mipht similarly ask. "What is free- itv of Toronto, lived up to Its mot- dom?" for the answer is not sim- SO THEY SAY Certainly the time has come for a moral revival which, will restore lo our people a confidence In the Integrity o! government and In the principles of their leaders.—Sen. Robert A. Tatt |R., Ohio). * • • * We wish to make known to the whole world that we shall proceed resolutely with the great task of building a new Japan adhering strictly lo the spirit of self-help.—Japanese Prime Minister to. tn the open-minded earnostness o! Its teachers. But what was the truth, the knowledge ot which. Jesus said. would set men free? And what is the freedom that the knowledge of the truth bestows? We are wont to give far too little regard to the Juriaistte backgrounds of Christianity, the spiritual realities, that. Jesus said He had come not. to destroy, but to fulfill. Dorp In these spiritual realities was the conviction concerning God and nchtcousncss. This touched with slory Israel's ceat prophets. pie, and the freedom that Is most real and deep the cynic might not consider freedom at all. I think I have found a striking illustration of that sort of freedom. Thomas Cranmer was a leader in the Protestant Reformation in England. A career marked by much that was tine was marked also by much that was questionable and dishonorable, and reached Its lowest depth, when Vie recanted from his former beliefs, faced with death in the persecutions of "Bloody Mary-." But when, publicly, he renounced his recantation, accepted denlh at the stake, and thrust first faint*, and poets: but It was anpnto the flames the hand that had ideal faith and experience which j stcnert the rccanta ion, he found a was betrayed bv those whose reli-' freedom in h.s dying hour, and a Eion was a matter of formalism and ?«urh of dory in his life that noth- pretense. who "trusted In them- im > < "°" w selves, that they were righteous, and 11 WTST 46532 4QJ10* CAST AKQ97 • A « S 2 + 712 »K7 4*4 sOCTTt <D> A A 10 4 VA72 • QIC* * AK93 Both sides vul. 1N.T. 3N.T. Pass Pass ZN.T. Pas* CM* Pass Pass Opening lead—» I despised others," Yet. as h keen observer hart noted, many ot tlirse and TS1EVISION has made Ittlle. [Onds and one heart. If you have your choice, there ore. yon should prefer to be a de ender. But you must play carefuli a plus result. IS Year* Ago In BI Y thtvilli Mrs. O. E. Quellmalz has gone) o Tuscaloosa, Ala., where she work on her master's degrea at University of Alabama. Miss Alyce Nelson will be assistant director of the Girl Scout Camp Kiwanis al Hardy thrs sum- ,er. Blytheville ChieJ of Police salary was increased from $140 lo $165 per month by "agreement" of the mayor and city council. L a r y n B Itis can Just about wreck a man, p a r t i c u larly when his wife's got it. Joe Park* hai been listening to his w I f e'j driving Instructions for so long that he's almost helpless in his car since she lost her voice. Call to the Colors An»w«r to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 3 Care of teeth 4 Unmarked 5 Raise . 6 Not sensed 1 Color indicating the defense beat him? If West opens a spade. South lly makes his contract He wins tile first spade trick arid knocks out a top diamond. The opponents can rd had been "in great, power and ! cfnf p f rf>? -r-hp reason may be eco- jproadm* himself like a green bay headway in Denmark where people | now do nothing better thnn con have refused to any .sets or pay li-i tinut the spades, eventually win Uee." while th> history ot was hlond-rcd wi'h the sufferings nomic or 11 micht be that Ihrre are too fe',v pood artors there to provide Intrrp.Ome vTCsTlinc m-it- ning two spsdps and two diamonds. The defense has A better chance If West open* the nine of heart*. Tf South is unwary enouch to win and perccViitlons of the devout, the i chcs.—Greenwood (Miss I Common-1 the first heart trick. West hops up i wttfc U* ic* of diunond* tt» tint 15 Misdeed 16 Distressed 18 Understanding 20 The ones there 21 Black as 12 Openwork trimming 24 Misplaced 26 Engrave 27 President Coolidge 30 Fall Bowers 32 Bridge holding 34 Gaily colored talking bird 35 Egyptian god 36 Use leverage 3 7 Costly 39 Ocean movement 40 Drove 41 Steal 42 Color of grass 45 All colors ol the 49 Kinfolk 91 Before 52 Entity 53 Prong 54 Malt beverafl 95 Stud 5« Asterisk 57 Boy's nick mm* VCKTICAL 1 Shade ot pink 8 German , 1 Counsel ^-»r/.h ^ ,. LI?"'' ' " 27 Sea near West 42 Beelle larva Indies 58 Tart 29 - majesty 31 Gnawing animal 19 Come in ' 23 Performer 24 One of a Finnic people 33 Radon 25 Glacial ridges 38 Deft 2$ Compound 40 Warms ether 41 Stair part 43 Nevada city 44 City in ancier.1 Greece 46 Feminine appellation 47 Heraldic band 48 Noxious plant 50 Possessive pronoun if

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