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E FOUK m,YTHEVILI,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWI SATURDAY APRIL I, 1955 THK BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager 8ol« National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office «t Blytheville. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October », 1917, Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.00 per year. S2.50 for six months. $1.25 tor three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And the scripture was fulfilled, which salth, And he was numbered with the transgressors. —Mark 15:28. * if- f There are no songs comparable to the SOURS of Zion, no orations equal to those of the prophets.—Milton. Barbs The fact that travel broadens one doesn't seem to keep the good wife from going along with hubby on vacation trips. ff.3f.3f. A budding love affair Is wonderful until it blossoms into the blooming expenses of these days. * * # A 13-year-old California girl travels 70 miles to school by plane. Wonder if it helps her keep her studies up? * * * When you don't keep your chin up you're al- waj-- In danger of sticking your neck out. * * # A Judge told a gathering of police chiefs that the large cities were having too many robberies. How many Is too many? Accurate Reflection Whether or not the Senate's stock market Inquiry Is substantially completed, the nation's stock exchanges will proceed now with the nsmirnnce that the major verdict—a favorable one—is already in. Senator Fulbright of Arkansas, chairman of the Senate Bunking Committee conducting the itivesUgtilion, sees no need to clamp new regulations on the market. He says the Inquiry up to this point has turned up no important ahim- M. A» far as the Senate and the whole Congress go, that is probably it. Pogsibly the committee will prubo farther into the activities of market tipsters and into other specialized phases of exchange operations, but no one apparently imagines this sort of digging will produce anything that will call for sweeping new restrictive laws. Leaders in U. S. financial circles for the most part did not seem to share Republican Senator Ciipehenrt's fear that the inquiry might undermine either the exchanges or the general economy. They sugested considerable good might flow from it. Here and there an observer cotilti be heard saying, however, that the study up to now has just scratched the surface and that there are a lot of sharp slock trading and promoting practices that need curbing. But this evidently is distinctly a minority view. The general altitude is that the stock market will be handed a clean bill of health by the committee. Undoubtedly the Fulbrighl. investigation suffered from its unfortunate plunge into acrimonious politics. The recent drop in stock market prices led (,'np- eheart to charge that Fulbright was operating; from political motives, ami that the inquiry could hurt the country. It was too bad the Fiilbnglit-Ciiue- heart fencing contest developed, for unquestionably it will roh the final committee report of some of its value. This was an, investigation auspiciously launched with high purposes. It was unique, too, in thai it set out to search for possible trouble spots before serious trouble actually had struck. Fullbright is several cuts above the average senator, and it is hard to imagine he had any thought of deliberately making trouble. It remained for Old Bernard Baruch himself a veteran stock trader long before he became an elder statesman, to put the stock market in natural prospective. "It's the thermometer—not the fever." In other words, it simply reflects the condition of the country. It's not a motive force it measures public confidence in our economy. Thret week* of testimony;from economist*, trader* and others apparently brought Senator Fulbright and most of his colleagues to the conclusion that the stock market is now reflecting with reasonable accuracy the economic prospect ahead for the United States. As we recoil, finding out whether or not this was so was the exact task which the committee set for itself when it undertook the inquiry. VIEWS OF OTHERS Diplomat vs. Politician Democrats are both glad and sorry U) see Via: President Richard Nixon return to the United States after his hiRhly successful ^Godwin tovir through UvUn America. They are ^lad to see him return because as he was doing .such a good Job, he might yet buck Into the good graces of a lot of persons who loM confidence In him during the congressional campaigns in which he employed Red smear tactics against numerous Democrats. On the other hand, some Democrats arc sorry to sec him because they feel the farther away he IK, the happier they will be. To say that Mr. Nixon was Indiscreet in his campaign tours last .summer is at befit euphemistic and an underMtiitemenl to say tiie least. Yet it cimnot be denied that Mr. Nixon accomplished a world of gooil In his recent tour in which he helped resolve a feud between the presidents of Nicaragua and Co.sta Rica, rekindled interest In completion of the Inter-American highway, and generally helped restore to normalcy that depleted reservoir of goodwill between this country and Latin America. Since his return Mr. Nixon has urged a re- vitalised Good Neighbor economic program under which nil the Americas would work together to Improve the common economy. AS Nixon declared, "What helps one, helps fill." in order to carry out -such a program, the motil important step would be the reduction of trade barriers. Adopting measures which encourage Investments is an important supplementary step. Mr. Nixon has made himself such BJI efficient- diplomat (hut some Democrats would undoubtedly like to give him ft permanent position in that field of government service. These persons would like to see him beyond our borders all of the time, but especially in the immmer of 195fl.—Portsmouth {Vn.) Star. Why You Can't Win A mnn said to R reporter for this newspaper; "I appreciate the way you quoted what I said. You made my speech sound much better than it actually was.' That wafi Renerous praise. Too often public fipetikerK who make grammatical errors, or who mnkft slips of the Longnr, don't give it n second thought when their remarks are poll.shed and set- in order by fl MCWJI writer. Usually ll'fi the other wn>' round. When n nprnk- er x»ys soniel.hins he later regrets, he's frequently inclined Ui say the newspaper got It all wrong. The phrase* normally employed when a public speaker finds his remarks have back fired arc; are: "I wns misquoted,' or "My words Were distorted," or "1 was t|uoled out of context.' Perhaps the heal rule to follow IK don't try to improve on wluit n speaker nays, and don't try to make him sound any worse than he dons. Just be nccunitc, Record the salient, parts o( the speech. But reporters quoted a citizen of Greensboro In court. The niiin used bad fjrnmmnr and what he said was badly mnnijlc'd English. The Record quoted him verbatim. The next morning, H not her Greensboro clM*/.en noticed the man who had born quoted walking down the street talking to himself In Infuriated tones, "What is the inattnr?" he was tusked. "I'm going to sue the Greensboro Record," WHS the reply. "You can't sue the Greensboro Record' the man said. "Why can't I?" "Because it's nn evening newspaper." was the reply. "That's right," admitted the ungrammarlan, "1 hadn't thought of that."-Shelby iN.C.i Daily Star. Acquired Taste Those who like vucuituw in their meuU should got n copy of the "Eskimo Cookery Book" 1 prepared by student* of the Shlshmnref Dtiy school In Ala.skn. Something new in Lent en redpe.s nre provided. is tin 1 busk- pi\»diic:t from uhicb almost all dishes nre roneocted although the walrus, the whnlp, the. owl and reindeer come In for I heir share. Other people prefer rooked blubber, but the sen] flipper is supposed to be tasty and the senl bend adds an interesting touch to the' tub!. Reindeer .soup can be .seasoned with salmon berries or mouse lenve.s and bear feet nre much preferred to oi'dlntu'y beivr meat. The most elegant reeipe to top off n feast is IhiRcod Eskimo ice cream. The cod is boiled until tender, the bones removed and the fish broken up Into small piece.s. Reindeer tallow Is prated and added slowly to seal oil durlnp the boating process. A little water is added and some benie.s can be dropped In, too, alonp with the cod. We guarantee comments from the guests.—Green Bay fWls.l Press-Gazette SO THEY SAY The imrty is not strong enough today io elect a President, \Ve have to have a man who is ^(1011^ enough to elect (lit: pnrty. That is why we won in 195:> with such a mnn—Uwlght D. Ei-Sen- howrr. —Vice-President Nixon. ¥ * * We reel that parents who for report cards are tJoing so because cnrds arc ego 'builders for them.selves, —Kathermt Troj-er, Wlnnetlta, 111., tcliooltvachcr. 'Boy! Sure Looks Good!" Peter Edson's Washington Column — Menzies Puts Finger on Cause Of All this Yalta Papers Ruhus WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Australia's Prime Minister Eobert Gordon Men/.ios, during his recent visit to Washington, put his finger squarely on the cause of the international ruckus raised by the State Department's release of the 10-year old Yalta pn-pcrs. Mr. Menxic.s iirmly?.ed the differences between Hie American and European systems of democracy and diplomacy. "The United States establishes its policies by full public dtscu.t- sion," he observed. "The British system Is (o thresh nut a question behind closed door in cabinet, and then announce a policy." conflictiiiK practice. 1 ! are mutually misunderstood, Americans can't understand the British preference lor old time European secret diplomacy. As Woodrow WiLsun expressed it at the end of Wovld WHI- I, U\P Americans want only open covenants, openly arrived at. Tin- Mritish for their part can't understand Hie American political system of hiyinf? all papers on the [able face up holding open CoiiKrewiioniil hearings, letting a lot of political leaders call each other nasty names In public:, at- trlbutliiR to cmi. 1 and all the worst possible motives of treason mid treachery, having 1 a Rnm row. and then trying *° come to n policy decision that makes sense, '"We should all talk to each other in private.'* counseled Prime Minister Mcnzics. "What ot It if ... we differ — Dullos with'i, or i McCarthy look like n two-bit pick- Eden with me — while policy Is in the making? We should yet to understand each other through the deep stream of consciousness. The little differences are unimportant. "Suppose we should encounter World War III," Mr. Menzics continued. "Does anyone doubt for a minute thai we'll all be in it? No one will efcpecl the United States to go ft alone. But what we need Is practice in understanding each other before we get into It." The Communists always seek to divide before they conquer, the Prime Minister recalled. Every time the Western lenders allow themselves to be divided In one of these minor disputes, said Mr- Menzies, "there Is joy in the peculiar heavens of Communism." U Is ngalnst Ihis background that the decision to release the text of the 1945 Yalta conference between President Roosevelt Prime Minister Churchill and Marshal Stalin must be judged. There is no longer any pretense j in Washington that the half-million words of Yalta documents were "leaked" to the newspapers They were "planted" — deliberately. For any State Department official lower than the Secretary ot" State to give the Yalta text to any newspaper without the consent of the SccvcUry himself would have been a moumentnl breach of security. It would i e made the still-unknown Army officer who pave the FBI report to Sen. Joe pocket by comparison. That there was a carefully considered plan to make the Yalta papers public is further borne out by the fact, that to date nobody in the State Department has been punished for the violation of -security. A senate Inquiry into how this plan was conceived and why would probably be more revealing than another long-winded Pearl Harbor- type investigation into the contents of t IK Yn 1 ta papers themselves. It must have been evident to even the lowest sub-editor who worked on the papers (hat as an American political issue, they were a dud. All thej, served was the American idea of getting all the personal dirt and petty differences on the vec.ord, regardless of who might be hurt. Internationally, there were bound to be repercussions. Publication of the Yalta record violated diplomatic confidences. Among European statesmen they are sacred. There is a further angle to this In the proposal which Sen. Walter George of Georgia has made for a new Big Three Conference between President E i s e n h o w- er,Churchill and Krushchev, Bul- Kiuiin, Zhukov or whomever the Russians want to send. U it is H goldfish bowl conference, nothing will be accomplished. If the Big Three can talk confidentially, and if their confidences are respected, they might get some place. Western Series Won't Follow He - Went - Thata - Way Routine By HOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD L-1V- Can you Ini- j ayine a TV Western series without i a .sheriff, de.sporado, horse chase j or Rim duel? | Thai's what the- fertile TV mind I nt WorthinfUon Miner has brought forth, The vetcntn producer hn.s niado :i sample film of a series to: be I'iUltTl "I'Yontu 1 ]-." Mut. it won't i bt- In tlu 1 "he wont thiuaway" Ira- j dition. j The first of thr .soru\< is hugely j I ihr story Of ;i m;m and wiff who ; [ piomvivd whrro the city of Oma- j I !KI now stands. Only the be^mning ' | nnd end shows prairie wngon !ruins. The rost is thr s'ory nf how two people fight (he wilder- , IH-S.S. ; AihtU Western < "Kiirh .story will be different.' , Miiier explainer 1 . "We have n wide i fU'ld to i-hoosc from, since frontier \ days extend back to 1700. • "It Mvms to me there is room ; for an juiuli Western. I have; watcht.-d the Western scries on TV! nnd I thiisk they ;U'e largely .ninied i at the laie-nltcrnoon early-evening i lime sloi.s. No doubt they do have i some mini; viewers, but the prin-1 ripal appeal IP to chlldrrn. I think i 'Frontier' can stand up against any j of th> top evening shows." [ Miner is no newcomer at (he | li\sk ol nvnUnK top iiltvucUous. In 1 His earlier days, he helped produce .such attractions as Studio One, Toast of the Town, The Goldbergs, Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts nnd Dr. T. MnRinatlon. His recent achievement is Medic. a{ F ^.:fc'. ^IW'-^^ One thing o Ixick-scot driver Wver runs out of is gos. enm* • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Pick Right Lead And You're Okay Ry OSM'AI.Il JACOHY Written for NEA Service Just look lU ' l \e bidding o{ today's hand, but don'l lnok nt any of'thc. hnnds .Sec if you fun pick out the vt^ht kind of opening load from almost nny sort of West hand. When the hunt! was actually plnyed. West opened the king of diamonds. When he saw Ihe dummy. West switched to a trump, The switch came loo late. South \von .in his own hand, ruffed a diamond in the dummy, got back to his hsnd by ruffing p. club, nnd ruffed another diamond with dummy's lust trump. He then took the ace of hearts, drew Wcsl's mmunins trumps, and s"vc up n heart trick. It no longer mattered what the defenders did. They could return n diamond or a club lo make declarer trump, but he could give up another heart and make the lust two tricks with .his trump nnd a good heart. South lost only two hearts »tld a diamond, mak- ihK his game, contract. Now let's go back to our orisl- nnl Idea of picking the opening lend from Ihe sight of the bidding alone. When both sides bid very strongly, a trump lead IK likely to be good. The chances are that par! ol Ui« declorer'i »treugth la distributional, and that the de- Benders will do well to limit dummy's ruffing power. West would have defeated the contract by leading a trump to i^in u-ith. Declarer would have to lead a diamond, and West would take the trick and lead n second trump. This would leave dummy WEST A 7 65 V QJ S » A K C 2 NORTH 2 * KJ4 V 1094 3 • 9 4J10876 EAST (D) * 3 TK6 « Q J 8 7 3 A AKQ52 SOUTH A A Q 10982 r A 8 7 2 « 1054 A None North-Smith vul. South West North Rcdbl. 3 » Pass. East 1 » Doubl Pass Pass Opening lead Double • 2 A •I A 3 A Pass -» K with only one trump; and declarer would therefore have to lose a second diamond. Two diamonds and two hearts would put him neatly nnd decisively down. MRS. MORTON — My husbar.d is an efficiency expert in a large I office. Mrs. Cheshire — What does an efficiency expert do? Mrs. Mor] ton — Well, if we women did It, 1 they'd call It nagging. — Oreene- ivllle (Tenn.) Sun. WHEN LIBERACE. sitting at the piano, smiles one of his dazxling smiles, it's hnrd to tell which Is Liberace nnd which is the planol — Ktngsport (Tenn.) Times. THE TROUBLE With Socialism is ihat you run out of rich people so fast that there's no one left to soak but you and me. — Washington Times-Herald. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD TOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — The Laugh Parade: A movie queen with an 'unemployed husband reaU about Columbia's new movie, "The Queen Bee," and telephoned her agent. "You should «*l my husband a part In It," «h« »»W. "He's » perfect drone." Jeff Morrow saw it in a town near an atomic production center during a personal appearance tour. A sign in a department store window proclaiming: "Spring Nuclearance Sale." A seven-year-old on Art Linkletter's TV show said he liked to draw pictures of Jane Russell. "Why Jane?" asked Art. "Because," said the lad, "she fills up the whole page." The character Peter Ustinov plays In "We're No Angels" is described this way in the introduction to the script: "All he ever did wrong was murder his wife. After we know him awhile, we get the impression that his wife may have deserved it." Exclusively Yours: There's a pretty, young New York model in the dramatis personnae of Hollywood's latest divorce case . . British star Patricia Roc and hubby Andrew Thomas have separated after a four-year marriage. Her sister married tennis star Fred Perry in Florida last year ... All the glamor babes yearning for the feminine lead in P o n t i De Laurentiis' film version of "War and Peace" can relax. His wife. Silvana Mangano, draws the Tol- stoyian plum. Sidelight on Linda Christian's application for citizenship: One ol her character witnesses was Angela Lansbury, wife of Peter Shaw. Shaw is Edmund Purdom's. agent and close pal. retain Ite magic town reputation. A polished brass sign oc a producer's desk at NBC: "Ulcer Department." Notable Quotables: Jeann* Grain, back to being a redhead after going brunette for "Qentl*- men Marry Brunettes": "Gentlemen may prefer blonde! and marry brunettes, but they flirt with redheads. And 1 Ilk* that." Mitzi Gaynor, about singing: and dancing with Bing Crosby and Donald O'Connor in "Anything Goes": "I'm livin'. I feel like my career is dating from right now." Hollywood Seen-ery: Liberace, Sonja Henie and their mothers dining cozily at a beach restaurant . . . Fay Wary, as beautiful aj ever, signing autographs for a group of older movie fans at Frascati's ... A pretty movie extra in an evening gown waiting for a bus at 7 a.m. Not coming home. Going to work. Behind me Screen: Marlon Brando and Philadelphia': Clarence E. Pickett, secretary of the American Friends Society, will be Ed Murrow's guests on TV's "Person to Person" April 1. Discussing the show with Pickett, one of Murrow's aides said: "You're in luck, Mr. Pickett. You're assured of a big audience because Marlon Brando is our other guest." "Marlon Brando? replied Picket!, seriously. "I've never heard of him. Who Is he?" "Black Tuesday," the Edward O. Robinson starrer, has been banned in England. At long last tourists in Hollywood will be able to see how movies are made. A demonstration set with n working cast and crew will be featured at the permanent Sl,000.000 Motion Picture Exposition, now being planned for Movietown. It took TV's competition and Walt Disney's bis Disneyland, opening to the public this summer, to convince Hollywood it needed some kind of attraction to Q—The bidding.has been: South West N'orth East 1 Heart Pass 2 Spades Pass 7 Ynii, South, hold: AT VA KQ85 *82 *K 9 7 6 3 What do you do'' A—Bid three hearts. This is a minimum opening bid. and you want to avoid unduly cncourag- ins.your partner. A. simple rebtd of your strong suit is safer than a rcbid in a weak second suit. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: *73Z VA KQ85 40 *K 3 7 6 3 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow Make-up man Mel Burns applying light brown make-up on native born Hawaiians playing extras in "Pearl .of the South Pacific." Explains Mel: "They've faded after years of wearing clothing In the U.S." Close-ups and Longshols: Terry Moore denies the printed report that she's going to New York permanently. Just a month's visit for some TV acting . . . Aldo Ray's sister, Regina, has been tagged for a stork visit in September — same month Aldo and Jeff Donnell will become baby-food buyers. J5 Y««rs Ago (n Blytheville Country Club golf course was closed olficially yesterday by the owner, Everett B. Gee, after members .played their final game Sunday. Mr. Gee explained the impossibility of maintaining the club on a. membership Ies3 than 100. Fire Chief Roy Head didn't have to so to the [ire yesterday It came to him. Fire broke out in the truck owned by L. G. Thompson while it was parked in the E. C. Robinson Lumber Company building. where Chief Head is employed. He grabbed the .extinguisher and kept the flames under control until his co-workers arrived. Jimmy Lowe Was elected president of the Willing Workers Sunday School class of the First Christian Church yesterday afternoon. Mrs. L. E. Old entertained 14 members of the Association of University Women last night in her home. The study of contemporary poets and their works was conducted by Mrs. Farmer England. i program chairman. Miss iMargaret Shover Was a guest reader. Sam Williams attended the opening of the Helena National Bank yesterday at Helena. Ark. More Printers Are Sought 1 DETROIT iTl'l — A Steadily increasing shortage of skilled journeymen is causing serious concern to the printing industry. A report to the Printing Industry of America indicated that the ratio of apprentices in the industry should be 1 to 5 but is only 1 to 10. The report showed that 23 per cent of the workers in the unionized commercial priming and lithographing industries are older than 55, and that 3d per cent will leave the industry in the next 10 years. Dread Disease Answer to Previous Puzzlt ACROSS 1 April is " Month" 7 This disease is a leading —— of mankind 13 Interstice 14 Form a notion 15 Undulation 18 Time of year 17 Editors <ab.) 18 Fairy fort 20 Explosive 21 Early 6 SlaSEered 7 Osculated 8 Fish 9 Meadow lOEndure 11 English school 12 Lease 19Four (Roman) 21 Dried plums 22 Crimson 23 Compass point 38 Fur .Garments -17 Genu? of 24 Barterer 39 Slumbers willows 25 Colorless 41 Troop tab.) 26 Pen name of 42 It has n Charles Lamb staggering 28 Ridicule 32 Verbally 27 Eternities 31 Sea eagle death 43 Heavy blow 44 Girl's nickname 48 European blackbird 50 Feast day {comb, form) 51 High card 53 your doctor 54 Paving substance 35 Embellish 36 Artists' frames 39 Lithe 40 Colonizer 42 It s cells of the body 45 Native metal 46 Obscure 49 Beast 92 Landed propertj .V Bridge holding J6 Klngcr 57 Expunges 58 Continued story DOWN 1 Its victims netd expert and treatment 2 Dry 3 Fiber knots 4 Policeman J Moaiurtet ^16 i

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