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f AGE SIX BI,YTHEVIU.E (ARK.) CODRIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 5,1955 THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher KARRT A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered M second class matter at the post- office at Blythevllle. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES; By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any mburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c,per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $.1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, H2.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you Ignorant.— I Cor. 12:1. Riches, understanding, beauty, are fair gifts ot God. — Luther. Barbs It's easy to friends by agreeing with people who say they look bad. * # * Parents get daughters off their hands with the hope that the son-in-law can keep on his feel . JT -t- -t* When the lawn mower f>ets back after dad has had it fixed, it's tough on Junior. * * * Ncm Is the time when time seemi to drag, waiting for the boss to so away for one of your TBcatloni. ¥ # * If you knew all the facts you probabl ycould convict anyone of being crazy. From Enemy To Al ly Germany, just 10 years ago our bitter enemy in the greatest war of all time, is now seriously on the way to becoming a firm ally of the Western powers in the long struggle against communism. The last major obsacle to this development was removed when the French Senate, in an historic daybreak decision on March 27, voted to rearm the Bonn government of West Germany and admit the Germans to NATO, the keystone -organization of Western defense. A week earlier the German upper house had approved the Paris agreement embodying these developments. Thus the completion of French and German action leaves only endorsement by the U. S. Senate and by lesser NATO nations —all considered certainties—to give the pacts full legal force. Assuming other countries proceed with reasonable dispatch, the creation ot the projected West German army nf 12 divisions—some 500,000 men—is still a good way off. Both the French and the Germans will have many opportunities to delay and even subvert this rearmament. But the free world hopes that neither nation resorts to such efforts. The pncts have been solemnized by the nations most clsoely affected, and they are in honor bound to execute them with fair speed. The crucial decisions taken by ["ran- ee and Germany do not, of course, em) with Bonn's rearmament and admission to NATO. They provide for nearly complete political sovereignty for the Germans, and for a settlement of the contro- evrsial Saar issue that prescribes internationalization of the industrial I-OK- ion with heavy economic commitments to France. Only time will show whether the Saar settlement lias sown the seeds of future trouble between the two countries. As for Germany gaining sovereignty, it mean; Bonn can no wundertake diplomatic re!a::or:s with other powers, including th* Soviet Union. There is some sp6cu!it:on that .Moscow, seeing that the Paris pacts could not be blocked, will at the earliest chance propose a two way meeting with the Germans to discuss German unity and relate questions. Being what they are, the Russians would naturally try at such a meeting to exact a price for unity which would nullify Germany's defense link to the West. We, and the Germans themselves, have a high stake in seeing that no agreement for unity is reached at the cost of Germany's new ties to the West. But undoubtedly such possibilities lie well ahead and there is no need to borrow trouble at this moment. It is enough to voice gratification that this historic step —the drawing of Germany into the WeiUrn family—hai at last been mad« possible, Not since the adoption of the NATO pact in 1949—the first peacetime military alliance in America's history—has such a significant event occurred in free world diplomacy. VIEWS OF OTHERS Company For Dinner Older persona, so lately swept Horn the slower pace and easy hospitality ot another era, never "feel right' about not asking anyone they see to accompany "them home for dinner. That's the way it used to be. Whether he lived only several miles from town or in Borne distant place, a visitor in a small town at mealtime received and usually accepted an invitation to dine. A small town hrntsewiH seldom knew how many guests to expect, but usually she "allowed a little more' because her husband almost certainly would arrive for the midday meal with one or more KUG&tfl. She always did this on Sunday, because it was the custom to invite "folks at church." Anyone who lived outside the city limits was assured of being Invited by .somebody. But such pleasantries have all but vanished now. Sometime. 1 ! older lolhs extended invitations to visitors at church, probably in memory of olden ttmcR. However, there is a sort nf unspoken understanding Hint the bid will be declined. All realize that an acceptance would create an emergency for the would-be hostess. The automobile and paved roads really abolished the custom. EX*en after fast transportation ended nil this however, the custom lingered. Habits of •. lifetime are not easy to break. Families liked having "company," and who doesnt like * good meal nerved up in a friendly atmosphere? Finally, changing times caught up with everybody. Food prices multiplied, cheap servants disappeared, wives got thcni.seIvcs jobs. Living became B fast proposition. So the custom passed. Now H IK fondly r*- only by the older persons, who have forgotten how harrasslng It actually was a* they yearn sometimes for the easygoing hospitality that once gave living an added flavor. They realize, however, that the pattern of today's living could not be Hdjusted to uuch !n~ dulRences. Adding several unexpected guests plates to the table dny after day would atomize most food budgets and soon bring up the last straw for already fatigued housewives who do their own work. Not to mention ruffling the dispositions of servants.—Raymond Duncan In Atlanta Journal. Southern Whim Brother beware! The South may rise ugaln. Or, maybe the North will be offended thl* time. But at any rate, theic may be another feud between the North and thfi South nnd its start- Ing from Hie .some .source where the first blow* of the Civil War exploded. While we're hoping for the best, we fear ill feeling mivy result from South Carolina, coming out very bilclly and describing the Civil War M "The Wai- of Northern Aggression." An editorial nf the Snuirday Evening Post points out that when Columbia, S. C. "paid off the last of its 1801-B5 war debt," It audaciously declared that it was "The War of Aggression." The Past fiM'ts (his new interpretation ".sounds like the opening shot of n fresh historical controversy." Recalling tlmt "the favorite Northern name for years was "The War of Rebellion," the Post saya that "Rnoii Southerner!* culled I he unpleasantness 'The War of Secession.' 'The War Between the SUite.s,' or 'The Confederate War." Of course, In recent years, It has simply been termed the Civil War, at least by some. South Cnrollnn seems to be gifted with knowing how- to Ifinitc sparks that have potential explosive developments, nnd our only hope is that the new terminology. "The War of Northern Ag- prewiion.' will not bF taken too heartily by the good folks of the North. But. If you have any Confederate money In your attic, we'd suggest you get to searching It out. The Northerners, kindly folk but not known for a hearty sense of humor, aren't going to like It. —Jackson (Miss.) Slate Times. Farmer Boy with an idea Ernest Bruce, a 17-j ear-old Pickcns County Future Farmer of America, was dlsninyrd last summer when rain failed to dninpe.ii his corn- but not lor long. Ernest simply ri^Red up nn irrigation system, tapped a ncnrby creek and livought water to the thirsty laud. His corn thrived. This week, Brucc's ingenuity brought him net In im—ami it prize of $150. His yield of 149 bushels of corn on an ncre of land won him the title of state champion FF'A corn producer. Ernest's problem Inst summer hud many parallels in Georgia. Over here was land neerttnR moisture. Over there was a creek, How to get the two tot-ether? Those who succeeded won smiles from the bankers and from agricultural folks. It was quite a feat when one started with nothing like Ernest Bruce, and pumped in Water through worn-out fire liose to produce HO bushels o( corn to an acre.—Atlanta Journal. SO THEY SAY The President has recently condemned fiscal Irresponsibility, but there has been no recent example ot llscnl Irresponsibility more shocking than that of his own Secretary of the Treasury In vlew- li« with Alarm the senate study of the stock exchanges. —Prof. Arthur Schlcsingcr, Harvard College. * * * I would hope the Administration would cooperate In a nonpartlsan way, but the Administration lias made up 1U mind not to have anything to do with it except crilicizf. -Sen. J. William rulbright cD., Ark.) on Senate tlock gull. 'Well—SOMEBODY'S Beating 'Em" Peter fdson's Washington Column — You Can Look for Democrats' Campaign to Get Rolling in April NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA)— April j 1 to 18 will be the Democrats' time 1 to howl. Congress will practically ; shut down in honor or Jefferson i and Jackson and Incidentally Enster. This Is to make up for the Republican shutdown In February to observe Lincoln's birthday nnd Incidentally Washington's, This year it revealed the Chicago split in the OOP. Culmination of the Democratic doings will be a $100 - a - plate dinner in honor of Sam Rayburn of Texas, Speaker of the House of Representatives. The plnce and the i dinner committee haven't even been named yet, but already (i round 40Q reservations have rolled In. If these advance signs mean nnythlng, this Saturday night blowout should launch the Democrats' 1056 Presidential campaign — without a candidate. It might even do something, to get the Democratic treasury out nf the red. Incidentally, Mntlhcw H. Me- Closkey, of Philadelphia, the man who Invented the $lOO-a-plate dinner back In 1934, has now reported for work as Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. The real sljrnlflonnce of (his is Unit the 1956 campaigns arc bound to cost a great, deal move than any before. Sen. Thomas C. Hcnninps (D., Mo.) has Introduced a bill to increase the Hatch act celling on political campaign expenses by any orRanizatlon from $3 million to $6.5 million. This doubling of the • maximum gives nn idea ol what Is ahead for the fund rals«rs in times when everything costs more, and color television Is Just around the corner. The Democrats are now fairly well set on Aug. 13, 1956, as the opening date for their Presidential nominating convention in Chicago, according to National Chairman Paul M. Butler. While the Eisenhower Republicans steered clear of the Windy City as being too reactionary, this does not bother the Democrats in the slightest. Nor does the prospect of Chicago's midsummer heat seerr to bother them. The hotter It gels, the better they like It. Under the new schedule, both parties will go right from the conventions Into the campaign*. The doldrums will be eliminated. With the times and the places .set 17 months ahead and with the money provided even if they have to go in debt for it, everything is shaping up nicely for both parties except the candidates and the issues. Here they're In a quandary. The Republicans all hope Mr, El- senhower will run again. The Democrats hope he won't. There is a Republican notion floating around lhat even if President Elsenhower decides not to run again — making his formal announcement about ft year from now — there will be time to build up a new candidate. the Doctor Says — , Written for NEA Service EDWIN' P. JORDAN, M. "I have an almost constant roaring on one side of my head. The noise is ronrlng and hissing nnd makes me so dizzy that 1 cannot think straight at times. Can you help me with this? So writes A.M. There seem.-; no doubt \vliatevn thut buzzing, ringing or other mi- plcnsnnt noises <kno\vn technically as tinnitus) either in one or both ears is one ol the most common and unpleasant of hunum compiling, particularly in older people. The symptoms thorn-selves are disagreeable enough but also they frequently an excessive nmounl of anxiety. It Ls true that there are several possible causes for thc?e noiM 1 * but the most common is almost certainly the disorder known as Menicvc'a disease. When this first begins the sounds are likely 10 be heard in one ear only nnd are often associated with a mild impairment in heft ring in thnt our. The dizziness described by Mr. M. is R common accompaniment and this can be so severe lhat a person actually fi\lls or has to hold on to some fixed object in orrirr to keep from doing so. It is perhaps the danger of falling \virh subsequent injury which is tin- most serious Aspect of Meniere's disease. The cause of most cases of Menlere's disease is believed to be A dropsy m the i';tey> poviou of the ear culled the inner e;it-, or labyrinth. This accumulation of fluid does not often develop m young people but from the f»ge of 45 on it becomes incrensinRiy common. Why It should develop nt nil Li unknown. One or both enrs may be involved. The attacks of dizziness become less nnri less frequent and severe after the first few years. The rirlnkhig of R lot of thud may bring on an attack In iv tew hours, probably because of the increased nccumulntion of fluid in UbyrlnUi. With vhL* as & clue aimed nt cutting down the tntnke of fluids or removing excess fluids from the body. Many medical treatments have been tried with varying degrees of success. Surgery is also employed with good results in some ftd not in others. Surgical treatment, however, is usually reserved for those with the most severe symptoms Menlere's disease is more annoying nnd uncomfortable than dangerous unless the victim falls n.s a result of dizziness and hurts mm.seU. It doe? not interfere too much with activities or bodily ! functions, but often does lead to j to im-mi-sins; hearing difficulty. : While the hearing . loss may. be : progressive the unpleasant noises ; [ire apt to lessen with time. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD The OOP experience In building up Wendell Wllkie in 1940 is cited as a precedent. The Democrats may have to do this, regardless. It is agreed tha even if ex-Oov. AoUal Stevenson of Illinois wants to be renominat- ed, he will have to get out and work for it this time. He can't si back and wait to be drafted. Other hopefuls will be in there battling Until the platforms are adoptet at the conventions, the nationa records of the two parties are made by their representations in Congress. The Republicans will run on the Elsenhower record. Democrats, it now appears, \will have to run on an opposition record that is now being written by Mr. Sam and Co. It is still pretty fuzzy, but is shaping up around these seven, essential elements: 1. Cut personal income taxes and possibly repeal the Elsenhower deductions and credits on dividends. 2. I n c rease minimum wage above the OOP 90 cent figure. 3. More direct federal aid for school construction. 4. More direct federal aid for highway conslruction. 5. A larger defense budget based on military needs and not on a pre- de t e r m i n e d financial budget celling. fl. Pumping Around $2 billion more federal spending into the economy to increase employment. 7. Raise support prices on basic crops to 90 per cent of parity. HOLLYWOOD — (NEA — Hollywood on TV: Breathes there a movie star with a memory so dead who never to himself has said: "rllm li my own — my n»tlve ...edlnm. If I forget a line they cm re-shoot it. To heck with live television.' you're darned right it's been said. But not by Joan Blondell, a movie queen who has found live television her cup oi lea. Joan laughs about TV's lack of glamor compared to Hollywood's — "You don't ftl > set chair with your name on It; you're lucky lo get » seat OD the floor." But properly rehearsed live television with no chance for retakes, she says, "puts bounce into a performance." "Look." she told me on the Shower of Stars set during the "Burlesque" rehearsals. "I worked in 'Adventure' at MGM. The director took 152 takes of one scene. Why? Don't ask me. The first take was the best one. That's why live TV has bounce and why I like it. ' FlittinK from home to home with Its remote TV broadcasting equipment, "Person to Person" meets some of its most interesting people behind the camera. Producer Jesse Zousmer, in Hollywood for the Marlon Brando interview told me this tale: When the Ed Murrow show was setting up the Jonie James Interview in New York, the owner of an apartment building wa- asked to sign a release permitting the TV crew to install Its portable sending antenna on his rooftop. "Sure," said the gent, "on two conditions. One, you give $50 to charity and two, Jonie James records a song my son-in-law wrote." Murrow would be happy to give $50 to his favorite charity, Zous- mer replied, but it would be impossible to arrange lor Jonie to record his son-in-law's song. "Then Its no deal," said the landlord. "No record—no roof." Zousmer found another roof owned by a man without a songwriter In the family. It's n years on "one Man's •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Figure This Play — Get a Gold Star By OSWALD JACOBT Written for NEA Service It's R bit ambitious to get to game on the North Soulh cards in today's hand, but every expert has been in many worse contracts If you happen to bid five clubs, your contract depends on a finesse for the king of clubs. If you get leading another spade when he has already seen that he can get nowhere with that suit. If you're not much good at hypnotism, don't give up in despair. If you make a better play at the first trick, you won't need the razzle - dazzle stuff. When East plays the ten of spades on the first trick, win with the king — not with the jack. This will give West the impression that his spades are a serious threat to the contract. When West later wins a trick with the king of clubs, he will lead anothe* spade, and all is then well. What If you never get a trick with the Jack o! spades? For example, suppose the club finesse succeeds and West doesn't get a chance to lead a second spade You have the contract then without the Jack of spades: you have five clubs, three hearts and two spades. Q—The bidding has been: South West North But 1 Heart Pass 2 Spades Pass ? You. South, hold: *Q 3 2 VAK85 4AQJ4 *8 5 What do you do? A—Bid thrM diamonds. Thl« is well above the minimum ranee of an openint bid, »nd 7011 can afford 10 show your second suit and rilM n»de» later. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You. South, hold: *73 VAQJ5 «K«J4 *K J J What do you do? Answer Monday Family" for Jack Edwards, who now plays Johnny Roberts in the series . . . Danny Thomas' TV Mrs. Jean Hagen hopes to be sing- ng the Mi&s Adelaide role in a spring revival of "Guys and Dolls" n New York. "Robin Hood" ij stirring up ai much of a hornet's nest on TV a« All the rival movie versions of 'War and Peace." Three — count em — three series about the Sherwood Forest hero are in the works. Tony Dexter is Robin for Producer Edward Small; Richard Greene's been signed for a rival English series, and a third series lasn't yet been cast. Hear It Now: Juhil Barrymore, Jr. will star In a series based on the Upton Sinclair character, Lanny Budd. . . . James Dean, the new Warner star (East of Eden) is a former stand-in for contest*ants On "Beat The Clock." . . . Raymond Massey stars in a new series. "I Spy." This is Television. Mrs. Jones: Dave Gaz'roway hides notes for ils NBC-TV "Today" performance in those big inch and a half cuff links he wears. They're covered with magnifying glass. Donald O'Connor, like Bob Hope, already has changed his mind about home screen appearances for next fall. He's reading a new CBS comedy script idea. . . .It finally happened note: There's not a single horse In the first telefilm of "Gunsmoke," the CBS "adult" western series directed by Charles Marquis Warren. Channel Chatter: The threat of t '1-TV has become a big one for movie theater owners, who am mapping their strategy in a fight to keep the FCC from okaying the the whole ides. The theater owner front is called the .Committe* Against Pay As You See. Sharman Douglas, daughter ol the onetime ambassador to England, quit her Job as a production assistant at CBS. . . . Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy Join Ethel Merman in the Shower of Stars telecast in April. There's » chance Bed Skelton will be in the cast, too. THE OLD breed is dying, but It dies hard. Stories of bullets being fired into television sets still turn up occasionally in the news. — Asheville iN. C.) Citizen. !N EVERY nrsumenl, time has proved, there are lliree sides: your [ side, his side and Ihc right .side. — Portsmouth Star. REMEMBER back when "fallout" was just n welcome phrase in army life? — St. Louis Globe-Dcin- ocrnl. LITTLE LIZ— The ideal dog home is one lhai is big eno.igh lor o loigc dcg or a small husband. *MI*» NORTH 5 ¥ AK93 4> Q 6 4 + QJ62 WEST EAST * Q9T53 4 1062 ¥86 ¥ J 10 7 5 4K.TS2 « A 10 9 8 + K7 453 SOUTH (D) AAKJ ¥Q42 « 73 * A 10984 Easl-West vul. South West North F.jst 1 * Pass 1 ¥ Pass 1 NT Pass 3 N.T. Pass Pass , Pass Opening lead—A 3 15 Yimrs Ago In 0/xthivi/fi John Burnette became a new member of the Rotary Club yesterday at their regular luncheon meet's- Mrs. 0. Modlnger entertained members of the Town and Country Club yesterday at her home. Mrs. J. W. Parker was high score winner. Mrs. NellL Reed was elected prei- Ident of the Sudbury Parent Teachers Association yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Harry Haines president of the .Junior Senior Parent Teachers Association gave a talk, her subject was "Lamp Lighters". Th» study course was taught by Mrs. Marion Williams. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McClurkln left today for Little Rock where Mr. McCluiWn will attend tha meeting of the State Educational Association. MIDDLE-AGE is when you can feel worse after supper than you looked before brea',:fast without anything especially being wrong with you. — Ellaville iGa.) Sun. PRESIDENT Eisenhower must not be planning to seek reelection, painting that barn on his farm pastel green.—Fort Myers (Fla.) News- Press. Screen Star Answer to Previous Puzzle 10 game in no • trump, instead, you hny be able to survive even U you lose the club finesse. Let's see how you would go about playing the hand at three no-trump. West leads the five of spades, and you see the dummy. You note the fact that the diamonds are rather dangerous, but you keep a poker face and play a low spade from the dummy. East plays the ten, and you take the trick with the Jack of spades and enter dummy with a heart In order to take the club finesse. West naturally wins with the kinds of clubs, and, here's where you have lo use nil your skill. You hav« to hypnotize West into Acnoss 1 Screen star, Richard —— 8 He in motion pictures 13 Adjuster 14 Bristles 15 Sick 16 Bustle 17 Eaten auay 18 Placed on a golf mound 20 Terminal 22 Raced 23 Overtime (ab.) 25 Uoqttoian Indian 27 Mnkes amend: 31 Take into custody 35 Calm JtJ Volume 37 Scottish shcepfold 38 Lamprey 39 Down (ab.) 40 Beast 42 Anointed 44 Staid 1 45 Scope 47 Universal language 48 Merit 51 Tear 53 Mouth parts 57 Void 59 River barrier 61 Lawful 62 Doctrine 63 Click-beetles fls Expunge 66 Continued stories DOWN IStay 1 Unoccupied 3 Kiver valley 4 Mezzo piano (ab.) 5 Indonesian of Mindanao 6 Interpret 7 Gold coin of Germany 8 Compass point 9 Pithier in Above 11 Demolish 12 Plant 13 Completed 21 He acts in film 24 Depot ship 26 Prcsscr 27 Bewildered 29 Shield bcaring48 Royal Italian 30 Dispatcher family name 32 Feminine appellation 33 Chnir 3-t Distant 49 Mimicker 50 Genus of frogs 52 Wan 5-1 Notion (conlb. form) 55 Malt liquor 41 False god 5G Session (ab.) 43 Spears 58 Summer (Fr.) ^3 Year between -16 Military .60 Blemish \2 and 20 assistants 64 Palm iily 13 b 18 I 3 IT ii>- 5iS ^ K> B U VL $ <tt ft bO 1 '''•'/// 19 b m W ft 5 !fc If A Si %. a ~> 10 // ^ W bl 7 b ^ ^ ''/'/'• % m 16 W B * L\ m * Hi 11 0, li ti 'ft 17 •///> lb J/ % W V 'Q. jf^.'v ft 53 W, ffi U II it 32 i/ 53 % bl 55 y. •i> 5

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