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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 7, 1955
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r AGE »n BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! THURSDAY, APRIL T, 195B THB BLYTHEVILLi: COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher •AKRY A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager ». NiTlonil Advertising Representative!: Wall»c« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered fcs second class matter at the post- office it Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- grew, October », 1917. Member o[ The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city o( Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles. S5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months. $1.25 lor three months; by mall outside 50 mile Bone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment—John 16:8. * * * Christ puts Himself at the head of the mystic march of the generations; and, like the mysterious angel that Joshua saw in the plain by Jericho, makes the lofty claim, "Nay, but as the captain of the Lord's host am I come up."—Alexander Maclaren. Barbs •om« of the (oiks who get In on the ground, floor aeon discover that there Is no elevator. * * * Hare you ever noticed how many women think iMtor Sunday W Decoration nay? * * * Horlsts' windows now are filled with potted feltar plant*. We already feel broke. » * •¥• Any nan who fets up early Sunday morning whan H isn't neceswy h just too laiy to 10 back 4 * * A professional says jolf U a great reducer. Financially speaking? Ike Alone Holds The Key President Eisenhower stands in nwe- somt lonelines* at the summit of American lift, holding in his hand the key to peace or atomic war. No man but he can plunge the United States into war close to the Red China mainland. No man but he can order the unleashing of American atomic force. He knows the gravity of his terrible responsibility, and he has borne its weight well. Again and again he has acted and spoken on the side of prudence and caution. He is R true guardian of the peace, and more and more the rest of the world is coming to recognize the fact. To a man facing alone the most ngon- Izfng decisions any human on this earth • could be asked to make, it is no help to have others speak out or leak information in an effort to force his hand. Whatever may have been the inLvnl, that was the evident effect of the recent leaked story from Admiral Carney, Chief of Naval Operations, that the Red Chinese might be ready to attack Uie controversial Matsu Islands off the China • coast by mid-April. There are military leaders, Carney included, and political groups in this country which seem to have the firm conviction that Red China is bent on major Far Eastern aggression, that war is thus inevitable and that it \vnold go bel- ter for us if we fought it now rather than later. Anyone is entitled to hold this view if he thinks it justified, but beyond that caution should govern. Politicians should speak with care. .Military leaders of such high position as Carney probably should not push their views out to the public councils of government. For this above all must be remembered: N'o one but the President and possibly his Secretary of Slate has access to the full range of information which must bear upon so great a decision as is the making of war. No one but he. we repeat, can see the problem from the solitary height that-brings the necessary perspective to it. As Mr. Eisenhower himself has indicated through his press secretary, James Hagerty, the viewpoint of one admiral or one general is "parochial" or limited, however sincerely offered, however valued as PART of the total picture. To advance it as Carney did is presumptuous. The responsibility for the vital choice is not Carney's but the Pres- dent'g. It is not Senator Knowland's, or Senator McCarthy's. The President, without mentioning names, properly rebuked the admiral for what he cleary regards as a disservice to the cause of peace. Mr. Eisenhower instincts are over- helmingly for peace. Unquestionably that ii a principal reasoR the American people place so much trust In him. H« understands that when peril is at hand, as it may he now, the course of sanity is not to shout "let's go get'em!" but to seek out with painful patience every last avenus that holds any hope of slaving off the shambles of war. VIEWS OF OTHERS The Old Army Mule This time of year, when the air gets soft, flowers begin to emerge from the cocoons of warmth that, have half-hidden their charms all winter, even the hnrd boiled bi'Kin to feel good. They try to hide the fact, some of them. But there are evidences that spring I* getting to them. The rock-Jawed cop, who wouldn't have you know for anything that he feels sort of /sentimental this time of year, will cast a furtively appreciative glance at a fresh new violet. ThB most confirmed misogynist can be seen turning for a second appreciative look at a pretty face or a trim ankle. Genteel ladies, who during other months can't bear a smudge upon their skins, are to be found out scratching in the fresh dirt, helping nature along with the- flowers. Youngsters, not subject to the same restraint as their elders, romp and squeal and flirt. The boy* perform all sorts of acrobatic didoes for the benefit of the girls. And the girls, who during the winter may have raised a haughty IIOBC at such boorish behavior, now abet the performance with their indulgent smiles and uncontrollable glgglts. Grown-ups, normally quite critical of the csp- erings of the young, for these few wecka of the year look kindly on the wildest actions—and find time to remembc- vhen they felt the same way. t Man lose* hla Inhibition* in spring as at no other of year. He is In tune, for awhile, with his world. Men of sour countenance, who have spent the winter months cursing the weather, the high cost of living, the government and their own luck, now forget these things temporarily and feel an Involuntary smile tugging at their faces. Later, the coming of hot weather and Insects and other hardships of summer will send the acid again cournlng through their veins.. But In spring, everybody is somehow more humnn, less apt to moan and groan and step on toes. It's a wonderful, wonderful time—l^i spite of income tax.—High Point (.N. C.) Enterprise. Hoboes Have Good Idea The Hoboes of America, who hold conventions just like other K'*oup.s come up with sonic zany JdcH*. as ml«nt be expected—but also with some that make sense. In their convention at Tampa, pla., the other dsiy, the 'btws pfiwwil a resolution urging the Government to lend $1.000 to newly married couples Ui get them off to a Rood start. That Is the kind of thinking one might expect from n convention of people who arc allergic to work, but not to the acceptance of money. But another hobo resolution made plenty of sense. U flugtfc.sled that the United Slates stop .landing money to Europe and send Instead picks, shovels and axes, hoes mid "carloads of elbow grease," "The "elbow prease" Is more needed In much of Europe thiin the tools. Wi'sU'Hi oovmtmy, lor uxample, Vms hftd'an ample supply of "elbow R reuse" and will to work all nloiiK. And while other nations of Europe continue t» bcR. Western Germany is prospering mightily. — Chattanooga News-Free press. Season's Greetings The Associated Press in a dispatch from Port Car.scm, Colo., tells how the Army Mules are .standing their ground against, Jeeps, Jet plane*, helicopters and whatever may come. Port Car.son is the training ground for tha Fourth Field Artillery Battalion and the 35th Quartermaster Company. While the number of mules and horses in the Army ha.s been greatly reduced, experiences in Korea showed thut they might have been used to greater advantage. The AP quotes Warrant Of- fler Philip A., Sellers, animal transportation Officer, as .saying that they never can be replaced. In touRh terrain and bad weather the old Army mule con still perform missions thut the more mechanised rivals can not fulfill—Lexington Herald. SO THEY SAY The publication of documents of this sort (Yalta Conferences'! should be dependent on national necessity rather than the desire of one party in the U. S. to take advantage of smother. —Percy Dalne.s, British Labor Party. If it (disclosure of Yalta " Conference* will help the GOP that'll be R glorious thing. Bocaus eif I ever saw a party that needed help it's the Republican Party right now. -Hep. Sam Raybum. And if they bring back the emery ball, I'll come out of retirement. —Lefty Oom«£, former YanKee star now 46 years old. We know, a& a matter of fact, that in the U.S Yalta is a party matter, nnd .sometimes people go quite a long way in party matters, —Sir Winston Churchill. A Stomp-rBut Not o Rubber One I HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Exclusively Yours: Marlon Brando advised Marilyn Monroe to learn the whole acting alphabet when they struck up a friendship on the Fox lot several months ago and now MiM Crazy Hips has enrolled »t Director Ella Kazan's school of acting In New York. Maybe Marilyn will bone up on her histrionics In time to really play Orushenka In "The Brothers Karamazov." Funnleit sidelight of all: Marilyn brings her secretary along to classes when there are lectures and has all the acting lore taken, down in shorthand. Nt* Stt'kl, Inc Peter Edson's Washington Column — Being Helpful Doesn't Always Pay, One Congressman Finds WASHINGTON —(NEA) — It doesn't always pay for a congressman to be helpful to his constituents, Rep. Clalr Engle (D., Cnlif.i. A prospective mother -in - law wrote Engle not long ago. She complained that the Navy wouldn't let a young sailor leave his ship to marry her daughter. The ship was anchored in San Diego harbor. The bride-to-be and her mother were waiting on the wharf for him to come ashore. "I promptly contacted the captain of tho ship, to find out why he was so vilely blighting romance," explains Representative Engle, "ft wasn't long before I hiul a rtply from the captain. He told me that the sailor had not nskcd for letive, "Shortly thereafter T not n note from the sailor himself, asking me why I didn't mind my own business." Uotluiir Tec lor, Assistant, Secretary of Commerce for Domestic Affairs, appeared before an executive session of the Congre.ssionul Joint Committee on Defense Production to discuss the aluminum shortage situation, Rep. Henry O. Talle (R.. la.) pointed a finger nt Mr. Teotor tvs he took the nluud nnd told the other committee members. "The Insl time 1 KHW this Rcnllemnn, he was playing the trumpet on the U.S.S. Pennsylvania in World War One." Secretary Teclor, replied, also for the benefit of the committee, "Yes, and Mr. Talle was playing \ petit fours and coffee. All the food clarinet in the same band." A year or so ago, European diplomats who feared that the U. S. might get them involved In a war used to complain that the three "most dangerous" A m e r 1 cans were Senator McCarthy, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Vice-President Richard M. Nixon, in that order. American observers just back from Europe now report that the order h»s changed. Today it Is Secretary Dulles, Vice-President Nion, Senator McCarthy. Freshmen members of the House of Representatives seem to be Retting better food at the White House thun newly - elected senators, on the basis of reports from Rep. Frank S. Thompson, Jr. (D., N, J.) and Sen. Norrls Cotton (R., N. H.). "It was n fairly good lunch," reported Cotton after his guest trip to the executive mansion, "but I don't think the President is living quite as high on the hog tvs he did last year when we had brenst of pheasant and wild rice." Thompson sounded a lot happier after his free feed with the President and other fledgling congressman. "For lunch we had what T would consider enough for a liiiKf dinner," reported Thompson. "We were served tomato consomme, roast pheasant (which I had for the first time in my Hie* wild rice, vegetables, salad with Roquefort dressing, ice cream, was especially excellent." There'i a political angle to this business of trying to get letter postage rates raised from three to four cents. If congress approves this rate Increase, it will put the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, Republican, now appearing on the four-cent stamp in the widest circulation — over 15 billion stamp's a year. When the Eisenhower administration came to town, Thomas Jefferson, Democrat, appeared on the three-cent stamp. The republicans changed that. They issued a new three-center, bearing a picture of the Statue of Liberty and the motto, "In God We Trust." Jefferson was demoted to the two- cent stamp. After the stormy debates in congress over the Democratic proposals to reduce taxes, Rep. Sidney R. Yates (D., III.) observed that "It remains to be seen whether Congress and the President will again take to holding hands and saying sweet words to each other," The Chicago congressman then tried to console the President to "take heart from the advice on ninrrirtye given by Socrates to one of his disciples. "By all means marry," the learned man advised his young friend. "If you get a good wife, you will achieve great happiness. If you Ret a bad one, you will become a philosopher anrt that, of course. Is good for every man. the Doctor Says — \VrHten for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. "Some times BRO I wrote you about my husband who had chronic bronchitis.. Now I nnd that he has pulmoniuy emphysema ns well mid I should like to kmnv somethinR of the meaning of this condition." So writes Mrs. K. In this instance it seems likely that chronic bronchitis was responsible for the emphysema. The hit- ler Is not R rnrc disorder, though few people seem to have heard of it. Judging by studies umde after death, about one person in 20 1ms this condition, although probably far fewer show any symptoms from it during life. What is 'Emphysema? U is basically a loss of the elasticity of the tissues of the lung, which menus that nil the air is not emptied out when n person exhales. Thus, when the condition is advanced, n person may not pet enough air trom breathing and develop shortness of brc;ith rather easily if the need for Mr is Increased by exercise. There me ninny conditions which can lead to this loss of elasticity and dilation of the breathing cells. Any chronic infection of the lungs —chronic asthma, or a serious chest deformity, for example — [ can bring on emphysema com- j nnratively early in life, although Ihcrc Is perhaps R tendency in all of us to have less elasticity In the ung tissues as we prow older. It was formerly thought thru glnssblowers and musicians whc j Jay wind Instruments were par- .icularly (table to develop emphysema, but apparently this Is not Irue, There are, however, occu- jMittonnl hazards which do increase he chances of developing emphysema, such as being exposed to certain kinds of poisonous riust,^. or jobs which lead to infection of he lungs. There is a pood deal which can JP done for most victims of em- Dhysemn. One of the most impor- .ant, of course, is to treat, or try ,o prevent, infections or nllei'sies which are making ihe condition worse. Acute respiratory Infections should bt treated promptly with bed rest and often, with penicillin or one ofmts relatives. Drug? can be used to help improve the ventilation of the lungs, and many patients with chronic emphysema are enormously helped If they can spend the colder months in a mild climate. Emphysema .is so serious of itself, because of the complications which it can produce, that it should not be allowed to run on without receiving skilled attention. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Opening Lead Wat Key Tip-Off Here By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When West opened ihe queen of henrts in todny's hnnd, it was clear that East had the see of henrts. Few experts lead away from nfi nee-queen against a suit contract, and West wasn't one of that unselect few. Declarer therefore played a low heart from dummy and continued to play low hearts when the suit was continued. South 'finally ruffed the third round of hearts, drew two rounds of trumps, cashed the top dia- monds and ruffed his low diamond In dummy. With the red suits thus stripped out of the pnrlnevship hands, declarer led a low club from dummy. East had watched the proceed- inps with great interest and could NORTH A K 1065 • 95 + 7653 EAST *93 » A762 »QI073 WEST V Q J 109 • J 6 5 2 *K J8 SOUTH (D) 4 AQJ84 T 53 4> AK4 + AQ9 North-South vul. South West North East 1 * Pass 2 * Pass 4 * Pass Past Pass Opening lead—V Q LITTLE LIZ— *CA\ " Wliy Is o good egg so oflcii >wilho big horn? «»»• see that South Intended to duck a trick to West. In the hope of preventing this, East put up the ten of clubs. This defensive pliy didn't help East in Uils particular hand, but it's easy to see how it might have helped. Just give West the nine of clubs and South the eight of clubs, and East's defensive pl»y would defeat the contract. If South then let the ten of clubs hold. East would lead another club; and If South covered the ten with the queen of clubs, the finesse would lose and West would have another sure club trick with his jack - nine. As it happenea, ot course, South had the nine of clubs. He could well afford to cover the ten ot clubs with. hlj queen, losing to the king. Now if West returned a club from his jack up to the ace - nine, South would get a free finesse: and if West led anything else south would get « free finesse. Incidentally. East wouldn't h»ve been In a hurry to put up the ten of clubs against « poor player. If East had played low, South was going to finesse the nine of clubs, losing the trick to West but insuring a favorable return le«d. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Such a puzzle with the Edward Q. Robinson tribe. He's living at the Bel Air Hotel, Gladys is vacationing at Laguna, Edward, Jr., Is sleeping in the garage ol the Robinson home and his estranged wife, Frances, is dwelling In a small apartment. Only servants live In the big Robinson mansion. Katharine Hepburn and her brother are startling Londoners by wearing the same outfits — cowboy hats and blue Jeans. . . . Constance Dowling made « hurried plane trip to New York to see her sister, Doris. Trouble between Doris and Artie Shaw again? Vlttorlo Oassman will realize his wish to see his daughter, Vittoria Oina, when Shelley Winters takes the two-year-old to Rome with her in May for her starring stint in "La Senza." All the bitterness has evaporated between Shelley and her ex-hubby and they now exchange letters. He recently sent his daughter a brooch in the form of a gold horse 15 Ago (n «lyth«viH»— Mrs. B. C. Allen was guest of Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan yesterday afternoon when she entertained the Thursday Bridge Club of which she is a member. •Mrs. Jesse Stltt, Mrs. J. H. Elkins and Mrs. C. R. Wroten were guests of Mrs. H. A. Taylor yesterday when she entertained the Delta Contract Club. Mrs. L. H. Moore was presented the prize among the club members and Mrs. Elkins was high scorer for the guests. A group of High School students will leave tomorrow for Paragould, Ark., where they will attend a state meeting of the group, at which Judge Camille Kelly will make the principal address. Those attending are Kathleen Ashley. Eutopia Whitworth, Cooksy Dodsoli, Russell Farr. Marjorie Mays .Betty Dougan, Mary Jean Afflick, J. D. Wldner, Bill Chamb- Un, Mary Helen Moore, Vera Goodrich, Mary Lynn Jackson, Mildred Muir. Miss Irene Morgan, sponsor of the group , and Mrs. Doris Moorchend, who was initiated into the society in aPragould, her home town. Q—The bidding has been: North East South West 1 Heart Pass 2 Spades Pass 3 Hearts . Pass ? You, South, hold: AAKJ 10974 »5 «AK3 *6 4 What do you do? A—Bid three spades. You have already indicated a hope for slam. Now you can mark lime by showing that your suit is very strong. TODAY'S QUESTION The 1 bidding is the panic as in the question just answered. You. South, hold: What do you do? Answer Tomorrow with rubies and diamond* tad instructed Shelley to "wear it until Vittoria Is U and can wear M herself." Robin Raymond Is striking romantic sparks with BC'nton Colt, business manager for Ava Gardner, Lana Turner and Van Hellin . . . That Carlte Montalban staging Latin musical show» In New York Is a Him star Ricardo'i brother. Myrna Hanson. Miss USA of 'M, plays all of her scenes in U-I'» a baggy dressing gown that covers every curve. Former silent star Olive Carey, widow of Harry Carey, has decided to go all out in her movie comeback. She's playing Lori Nelson's grandmother in "The Jagged Edge" and told me: "I wasn't certain about acting again. I .didn't want to trade on my husband's name. Then I played a small role in 'Rogue Cop' and Time Magazine gave me a wonderful review. So I said to myself, •Oh heck, Olive, get yourself a agent.' And here I am." Background for stardom: This Is the story of two boys — hillbilly singer and a violinist. To keep from starving on tha small wages paid him. by a Chicago radio station in 1938 the singer frequently played club dates with a four-man musical combo. One night the violinist with the group became ill and another Chicago lad was hired to replace him. The singer and the new fiddler played several club dates together and then new jobs took them in different directions. Other day the met in Hollywood for the. first time in 19 yean. Both are now television stars. The singer — George Gobel. The violinist — Florlan Zabach. Bette Davis' stand-in for "Sir Walter Raleigh" is Edna Mae Jones. A little more than 10 years ago, Edna Mae was under contract to Pox >s an actress with strong starring promise. Hot Cadillac Cooled Off CADILLAC, Mich. OT—This city of 10,425 often figures prominently in the nation's weather news as either the hottest or coldest spot. It frequently has reported 100 degree temperatures when the rest of the state was basking in ideal high-70 weather. Generally Cadillac's lows are the lowest in Michigan, often 15 to 25 degrees below neighboring towns, and on Jan. 30, 1951, the official weather station thermometers froze. A spirit thermometer registered 40 below zero. Experts say the reason is that Cadillac sits in a depression In high hills 40 miles west of Lake Michigan and cold or warm air waves drop into the cup and stay. Mammoth Bones Discovered EATON RAPIDS, Mich. Ml — Excavators digging in a pit found the bones of a mammoth, the prehistoric ancestor of the modern elephant. They were identified by Mary C. Ellsworth of the Michigan State College geology department. Sha said , mammoths prowled tha swamps of southern Michigan dur- inga glacial period some 25,000 years ago. IF THE Chinese Communists are as confused over whether the United States will help Chiang defend Quemoy and Matsus as we and the Nationalists seem to be, we've really got them guessing.—Greenvilla (S.C.) News. Vegetable Dish Answer to Previous Puizl* ACROSS 1 Gumbo 5 beeu 8 Onionlike vegetable 12Bamboolike grass 13 Exist 14 Indian 15 Conduct 55 Marries 56 Shade tree 57 Promontory DOWN 1 Shield bearing 2 Sharp 3 Peruse 4 Assigns 5 Black bird 6 Age 16 Mover's truck 7 Low haunt 17 Feminine appellation 1ft Withstand 20 Hebrew prophet 21 Against 22 Number 23 Worried 26 Gift 30 Individuals 31 Versifier 32 Golf mound J3 Possessive pronoun 34 Nostril 35 Diminutive of Stanley 18 Vegetable for salads 3B Swlu 38 Fruit drink 40 Genus of grauw '41 Primttivi Chrlitlan love fcasl 44 Waited on table 48 Outer garment 49 Gretn 51 Brazilian stale 52 Heavy blow 53 Unit of reluctance >4 Gtralnl's wite In Arthurian - !««!*) ._. 25 Pause 26 Minute skin opening 27 Girl's name 28 Approach 8 Citrus fruits 9 Ages !0 Ireland ,,, . 11 Lock openers 29 Conduce 19 Baton 31 Step 20 Encounter 22 Large plant 23.Wind 24 Poker stake 40 Sacred song 41 In a line 42 Departed 43 Sleeping 45 Weathercock 46 Goddess of discord 34 Unclothed 47 Fathers 35 Hone 49 Priority 37 Small candles (prefix) 38 Mine shaft hutSO Lamprey 1 tt IS IB ^ JU ii * W W si ss z IH w 3 A ¥4 4 /J i? 5 ' W V m % j B It. m n fg W W St. 6 if. 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