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FACE BIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH IT, 19BB THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB OOUXIZR raws co. H. W HAINIS, Publiamr HARRT A. HAINCS, Editor, AjtlaUnt PublUha PAUL D. BUUAN, Adrertliin| Manager Bolt National Adnrtltliii R*presen»atr»w: Wtll*c« Wttmcr Co.. N*w Tort, Chicago, Detroit, Allan**, Uempbk. EnHrtd u tecond class matter at tht poit- ttttet at BIjtherillt, Arktiuu. under Ml of Con- ITM, October I, 1*17. Member of Tlu Aiiocltted Prex SUBSCRIPTION RATBS: By carrier In the cllj of BljtherUle or anj Mburbftn town where carrier tervlce U maintained, 25e per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per y»»r, »2.50 for sir months. IL25 for three months; by mall outside 90 mill tone, 112.50 per year payable In adTance. Meditations Better if a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king;, who will no more be admonished.— Eccl, 4:13. Man's worst ill is stubbornness of heart.— Sophodea. Barbs A smile gots a long- way sometimes, when It n*Uy would do a lot more good at home, * # * A teacher says that when two students get their heads together they can do wonders. With the modern dance steps? * * ¥ Too many people pay too little attention to what they hear and much too much to what they overhear, * * * It's foolish to think that every one else seems younger. It just makes you feel older. Adlai's Dilemma Again and again Adlai Stevenson must privately chide the peculiai- fates that have dogged him since 1952. Life in politics has offered him few easy decisions, and the choices ahead look just as tough for him. In the spring- of 1952 he was running for a second term as governor of lllionis. Pressures built up to make him Democratic nominee for President. All the evidence indicates he honestly fought the idea, though he never quite closed the door. Nevertheless, he was sufficiently reluctant to discourage some of his most ardent backers, right in the thick of the convention struggle. Perhaps only Big Labor's decision brought Stevenson back into ..the ..picture—through a ..genuine draft. In any event, he had the poor luck to draw Dwight D. Eisenhower for an opponent. This and other factors sent him tumbling to defeat by some 6,500,000 votes. Yet Stevenson managed to emerge from this rough combat a strong national figure and unquestionably powerful within his party. From that moment on, it was said he could have the 1956 nomination if he wanted it. They're still saying that, and very likely it's true. No real challenger looms on the horizon. But this hasn't made Stevenson's life any easier. For the question he faces in 1952, is not whether he can get the nomination but whether he wants it. Most political sages think Mr. Eisenhower will run again. And since his popularity is now near its all-time high and seldom has fallen far short of that peak, the prospects of beating him are viewed as slim. Frequently these days one hears the report that Stevenson-would like to run for the Senate in Illinois against the Republican incumbent, Everett Dirksen. Should he decide to do this, he would not, of course, foreclose a later chance to accept the presidential nomination again. Still, having already abandoned a governorship nomination once, it seems plain Stevenson would be strongly minded to stick to his original choice another time. If We suppose he did jump into a Senate race and stay there, then the experts agree he would be incurring the party's full wrath should there be strong demand for him in the presidential berth. Most observers feel it would be risky for him to reject a presidential bid'in 1956 on the assumption he might run at some more advantageous time (after Mr. Eisenhower has retired). Party leaders usually turn elsewhere once a ma'n has shunned their overtures. So Stevenson, who no doubt hoped furiously he'd never have another choice like that he faced in 1952, is pretty much back in the Same old boat. You couldn't blame him iff he wished for a friendlier «hak« of the political die*. It's Understandable A Psychologist named Peter Siegle has been investigating people's sleeping habits. He finds that most of us are pretty sluggish about getting out of bed in the morning. His chief explanation is that in time of trouble we're reluctant to face all the uncertainties ahead on any particular day. In other words, no matter what transparent tricks we may use to cling to that bed a little longer, what we're actually doing is retreating from civilization. It's understandable. From that warm, soft haven of blankets and pillows we can't see the wicked Kremlin (though admittedly a few do imagine that Khru- schev and his gang are under the box springs). The turbulent Formosa Straits don't flow nearby. The only fall-out we have to worry about is made of dust and feathers. The pressures of the market place and the strident tones of angry men debating public issues seem nightmarish fantasies. The tax collector is a fuzzy, only faintly disturbing image lost in a sea of softness and peace. Is it any wonder we snarl at the alarm clock which sharply summons us away from this trouble-free island we call our bed? This nightly exile from reality preserves our sanity as well as our physical being. And the way things are going, we'll probably be grabbing more time between the covers than ever before. VIEWS OF OTHERS Indignation Pays Off The News, twice in recent years, confessed surprise at some of the statements printed in a publication called the Georgia Farmers' Market Bulletin. We were taken aback by charges like: "Ninety per cent" of Hawailans are Communists; The Democratic Party is "the chief advocate of godlessness," and One who believes in non-segregation is "allied with the Communists." Then there was one big headline which read (to the delight of logic teachers ever in search of material illustrating irrational arguments); "AH Communists Are Internationalists, All Internationalists are Communists." Our surprise did not stem mainly from the error or excess of the statements. Rather, it stemmed from the knowledge that this was a n official Georgia Department of Agriculture publication, paid for by taxpayers and sent free to many thousands of readers, supposedly as an agricultural .information service, The editor of the Bulletin was Commissioner of Agriculture Tom Linder. We were not surprised when he announced his candidacy for the Georgia governorship last year. He lost. He also lost his job as commissioner of agriculture. The new commissioner of agriculture, Phil Cambell, has markedly changed the Bulletin. He has announced that the publication wll be devoted to things agricultural Instead of political The first issue bears him out. Georgia farmers may now get their money's worth. But the most heartening aspect of the Bulletin change is that many Georgia citizens and newspapers had become indignant over the excesses of the paper under its former editor. And that, happening in a state where fulmination has frequently been politically advantageous, is worth noting out-side of Georgia, and outside of the South.—Charlotte (N.C.) News. Handwriting on the Wall Peter Epson's Washington Column — Curious Relationship Between Dulles, Lodge Comes to Light The News In Russia Newspaper readers in the United States and other free countries of the West learned about Malenkov's downfall hours before the news was broken to the Russian people. Before they published the story. Russian editors s-ere told by the Moscow radio to "publish on their front pages the picture of the joint meeting of the Supreme Soviet with Mr. Molotov on the rostrum .... Next would follow the Khruschev speech. Underneath, the appointment of Comrade Bulganin." If the White House, should make a request similar to the Russian order, the editorial uproar would transcend any news announcement the gov- ernmet could make.—Lexington Herald. OTHEY SAY I learned a lot sitting and listening. — David Pope, Cleveland Indian, explains value of riding bench. * # * He used to pull my leg because i did not drink his vodka or smoke,—Field Marshal Montgomery on Soviet Defense Minister Zhukov. if, # if, , These poor men (Mexicans) went across the border with the illusion of making a million dollars, but instead received only beatings, starvation, at the hands of the Texans in charge of concentration camps.—Mexican newspaper Universal Grtflco. * * * Freedom of the press certainly include* photography and It seems to me that those of us who (wlleve In freedom of the press should insist on the right to report the news through pictures. Judge Walter B. Jones, president Alnbama Bar AMOdUion, WASHINGTON — (NEA>— A cur ous relationship between U. S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge has come to light indirectly. Ambassador Lodge has been having a .tough time with American correspondents assigned to UN headquarters in New York. About 30 of them threw a Dutch treat dinner for him not long ago, to find out what the score was. Right around the table, the reporters complained that the Ambassador was uncooperative, would not see them as often as they thought he should, and would not give out statements on American policy as new issues arose. In short, the reporters said they were forced to go to the heads of other nations' delegations for much of the UN news they thought they should get direct, from the head of the U.S. mission. After considerable of a go-around on this, Ambassador Lodge revealed that on many policy decisions he could not get quick an-i swers. He had '.aken the UN job, he explained, with the understanding that he Was to have full responsibility for it. He was not to be subject to State Department di-; rection. He would report directly j to the President. This confirmed reports prevalent! when Lodge first took the job. At | that time he indicated that he would not take , directives from John D. Hickerson, then assistant secretary of state for UN affairs. Sen. William Langer (R., N. Dak.) challenged Sen. Prescott Bush (R., Conn.) t name one senator "who gets up at four o'clock in the morning and milks half a dozen cows." This was during debate over the congressional pay raise bili. Bush, who opposed the measure, said he thought Sen. Harry F. Byrd CD., Va.) might fill the bill as a farmer. "I should like to advise the senator frojn North Dakota," chimed in Sen. Wayne Morse (D., Ore.) "that I am looking for some cheap labor on Saturdays. He can come out to rny farm and work for me." Cracked Senator Bush, "Then I give the senator from North Dakota the senator from Oregon." Shifting ground, Langer then asked Bush if he knew of a senator who was a laboring man and worked with his hands. "At the moment I am looking at a gentleman who, I understand, has represented and represents labor unions, and I assume that he himself is a union member." answered Bush. His reference was to Sen. Patrick V. McNamara (D., Mich.) who has been unpaid president of a pipefitters' local for 20 years, but whose real job is vice-president of an engineering firm. Rep. Ross Bass (D., Tenn.) has been dubbed the "Social Lion" among new members of the 84th Congress, according to Rep. Frank S. Thompson, Jr., (D., N. J.) an- other freshman member. Referring to Bass, Thompson declares: "He said this morning it would be impossible for anyone down here to ever get hungry or thisty. He meant that he has been able to accept every dinner, cock- taii, luncheon and breakfast invitation tendered to him so far." Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker, bjpard chairman of Eastern Air Lines, has been serving as a mem-j her of Gen. Mark Clark's special White House task force investiga ing Cental Intelligence Agenc operations. Recently Geneal Clari decided to send subcommittee abroad to check up or. CIA over seas. He asked bis colleagues it say.whether they preferred Atlan tic or Pacific missions. Captain Rickenbacker — who ii 1942 was lost on the Pacific anc adrift in a life raft for three week after a transport plane in which he was a passenger ^rash landec nri sank—chose the Atlantic. When Representative J a m e Roosevelt (D., Calif.i delivered hi, maiden speech in Congress, hi spoke at the very end of the day': session. But because his effort wa: not publicized, his audience wa, small. At one time, only the Speak er and Rep. T. James Tumult; ID., N. J.) were on the floor. Four-hundred-pound Tumulty in terrupted Roosevelt at one poin to observe, "Don't worry, Jimmy You have (he biggest audience you could get from the entire Con gress." Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Uncovering Hollywood: A Hollywoods- man Just returned from Las Ve°as reports seeing a new sign outside one of the town's many wedding chapels. It reads: "Drive-in marrlaie service. We mirry you In your cur. Please blow horn." Guy Madison's youth, I hear, is the main reason he won't be emoting with Clark Gable In "The Tall Men." The contrast between the two was too much for The King. . Jess Barker, who hasn't let himself be photographed with a damsel since his separation from Susan Hayward, Just posed with Jackie Loughery for a fan magazine layout. "The Fabulous Fanny," life story of the late Fanny Brice, is on the production cook sieve at Warner Bros. TV's Kaye Ballard will be among; those testing for the part. Edward Q. Robinson, Jr., makes the big career move in his own production, "Dangerous Quest." The Norman Kaiser who filed a S20.000 lawsuit against Mario Lanza for damages to the Beverly Hills mansion Mario rented from him is Norman Kerry, the silent-flicker star. The liglation has tied up the before he moved into the home. Hearts and Flowers: Jane Withers' real heart Is one of the musicians in the Four Freshmen act now in San Francisco. It's the former kid star's firsk serious romance since her divorce. .. . The name of Shelley Winters' ex-hubby. Vittorio Gassman, no longer appears on the list of MGM's regular contract stars, JOHN WAYNE; is winding up the role his company fired Bob Mitchum from in'"Blood Alley." and ust to prove they're still pals, Wayne will invite him to the first preview. Wayne's already on record that he will hire Bob again f the -ight story comes along. the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. When a person develops some symptoms resulting from harden- ng of the arteries, either they or their relatives become extreme- eLy anxious to learn something about what is going on. Perhaps the first question which comes to mind is whether hardening of the arteries or arterioscler- tear of living plays a part in the speed with which the arteries become sclerotic or hardened. Overeating, disturbances of hormone secretion, certain diseases of the kidney, chronic infections, have also been blamed. The treatment of hardening of the arteries depends on which osis is becoming more common, j blood vessels are involved and how Probably it is, but this is most j seriously they are affected. There likely because fewer people d.'e! is no single diet or vitamin which raung from such diseases as pcnu-! will prevent hardening of the ar- monia, diphtheria or typhid and j teries or any which will dissolve if he adopted this plan. The problem was a rather knotty exercise in probability, am South awy be excused for guessing wrong. He chase to finesse the queen of hearts. This lost to the king, and declarer eventually losi a trump, going down one trick. formed. Peretual youth cannot be retained and therefore a person with arteriosclerosis must learn to live with his arteries as comfortably as possible. herefore reach an age when the walls of the arteries have become so.newhat hardened and may be producing symptoms. The process of the arteries becoming less elastic starts early in ife, but it is unusual to have symp- oms from this change until the middle or later years. Just what symptoms will be caused from arteriosclerosis depends on which arteries are affected (since the process does not levelop evenly j n all of them), and to what degree j Bridge Partner he blood flow Is lessened by the leposlts of calcium or fatty sub- itances In the walls of the arteries. The increased hardness of the irterles which lessens the flow of • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Make Luck Your lood is likely to be so gradual hat there is no way to detcctinfi t until it has been developing a ong time. For example, the walls if the arteries In the legs may iccome thick, hard, and inelastic while those supplying the abdom- nal organs or the arms are still normal and soft. Deposits of calcium in the walls if the blood vessels Is the pnnci. ial thing responsible for harden- ng of the arteries. Why calcium hould be deposited In the arteries, why it should be deposited fnf'er n some arteries thnn In others, and why It should come earlier In ome people than in others, no one •et knows. Deposits of calcium are apt to :ome earlier In the members of omc families than In others. Pera also tho ordinary wear and Written for NE.VServIce By OSWALD JACOBY Part of the art of playing bridge successfully is to work with your luck Instead of against it. Everybody has a mixture of good luck and bad, but the careless player wastes some of his good luck — as South did In the play of today's hand. West took the top diamonds and then shifted to a low club. Soth won with theaceofclubs, and then shifted to a low club. South won with the ace of clubs, entered dummy with a club, discarded a heart on the lack of diamonds and then discarded another heart on the queen of clubs.' By thl« time the eight of clubs had become established, much to South'.i surprise. If he led the eight of clubs from dummy and threw away the queen of hearts. East would surely ruff. The question wns whether South would still have to lose a trump trick VKJ8 « AK82 + 6532 1 4 29 44 NORTH 17 4783 V954 » J95 4>KQ84 EAST AQJ10 V732 * 10 843 4J109 SOUTH (D) * AK984 VAQlOt »Q7 + A7 North-South vul. Weal NW* tfft Pass 1 N.T. P«* Pu< 24 Par PMS Pmw Pun Opening lead— 4 K Soi.-'.h would have made his contract If he had discarded the queen of hearts on the eight of clubs. East would have ruffed with (he ten of spades, to be sure, but this trick would have cost him the trump trick he was bound to win in any case. The true point of the hand Is, however, that South shouldn't have had any such knotty problems to solve. He should have drawn two rounds of trumps with the ace and king immediately after taking the ace of clubs. Orily then wn-s It correct to enter dummy with a club and take the discards. If nothing very fortunate happened In clubs. South would be In position to try the heart finesse. When the eight of clubs became established, however, South could confidently lead It and throw the queen of hearts. The ruff would surely cost the defenders their trump trick, thanks to declarer's precaution of drawing two rounds of trumps before entering the dummy. Close-Ups and Longshots: Ex- jos Angeles gang boss Mickey Co- icn. it's said, will contribute a vritten puff to the ads for "Wire- apper," the filmbiog of Jim Vaus, i-ho used to tap wires for Cohen. Vith Cohen now in prison, he could jonestly say: "I wish I could get out to see his picture." Now it can be told that Marilyn vlonroe vetoed Cary Grant and other handsome stars for the role opposite her in "The Seven Year Itch." She insisted that Tom Ewell should repeat his Broadway success because a glamor boy would throw the whole premise of thr play out of kilter. So who says the gal is all wiggle and no brains? SONJA HliNIE tossed a formal dinner party for all the Liberaccs, who gasped at the silver plates on the table. Liberace's mother and j Sonja's mother have met, in cu.se j you're wondering how the romance ! is progressing. This is Hollywood, Mrs. Jones: Oscar candidate Dorothy Dandridge. currently singing to 8.R.O. signs in Vegas, was fired after her first singing performance at t Sp> kane night club five years ago Not in the Script: Overheard: "}le came from the shady ild* of the family tre«." The Witnet: Resting comfortably after his emergency appendectomy, Alan Young phoned his press agent and said, "I'd like to apologize." "For what?" said the p. a. "Well," said Alan, "the lent I could have done lor you wa§ to have a relapae." Ji Ytftt Ago In *fyt/itri//t Mrs. Ross Stevens and &lrs. A. E. Erdman of Columbia City, Ind., who is spending the winter here, entertained with a luncheon yesterday afternon at the Stevens' home. Mrs. Clara Davis and her daughter, Mrs. C. B. Wood, are expected to return in a few days from El Paso. Tex., where they have spent the winter. Allen Rice, who was stricken with appendicitis Wednesday morning, is now much better. Miss Virginia Little and Miss Mary Spain Usrey will leave tomorrow Tor Oxford. Miss. Former students of this school, they are going especially for the annual pansy day breakfast of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, which will be held Sunday morning. Mrs. S. P. Margin and Mrs. O. 3, Barnes were hostesses to the Elliott Fletcher Chapter of the United Daughters of Confederacy at a meeting yesterday afternoon at the Barnes' home. members of the Thursday Bridge members of the Thursday Bridge Club yesterday afternoon at her home. High score award was presented to Mrs. Raymond Schmuclc and traveling- prize went to Mrs. J. J. Cookston, LITTLE LIZ It's usually the people who don't know whether they are coming or going who are in the biggest hurry to get there. «««« Q—The bidding has been: South West North Eist 1 Heart Pass 2 Spades Pass You, South, hold: *73 VAKJ85 »KQ6 +853 What do you do? A—Bid three hearts. Although the hand Is a minimum opening bid. your suit is decidedly re- biddable. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You. South, hold: 473 VK8532 »KQ6 *A J 3 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow A LITTLE BOY at, school for lha first Lime wa.s gobbing bitterly. "What's the matter. Wilbur?" ash- ed the teacher. "I don't like school and. I have to stay here until I'm 14." wailed the lad. "Don't let that worry you." said the teacher, "I have to stay here until I'm G5."— Lamar <Mo.) Democrat. THE CALIFORNIA convict-author. Chessman, a confessed and convicted killer, has just won his fifth stay of execution. At the rate he is going, that man, under a sentence of death, may outlive the law enforcement officers, prosecutors, jurors and the judge who put hint where he is.—Greenville (S.C.) Piedmont. EXPERIENCE is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of repeating the old ones.— Chattanooga News-Free Press. 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(nb.) 38 Deed 39 Weird 40 King of Judah 41 Native metal 42 Ramon 45 Close- grained tre« 49 Lovt god 50 Boundary (comb, form) JSPartkk 19 Males 21 Therefore 24 Joyous 25 Bellow 26 Auricles 27 Versifier 28 Asseverate 20 Hawaiian precipice 36 willow 39 Age 40 Eagle's nest 41 Leaves out 42 Rave 43 Persian print* 44 Medicinal quantity 46 Diving bird 30 Grafted (her.) 47 Girl's name 32 Tree of The 48 French river Scriptures 35 Facility 51 Short-napped fabric U.

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