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PAGE FOUR BI.YTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 81, 19BS THE BLYTHEVILLE COUKIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher KARRT A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sol« National Advertising Representatives: WnlUce Wltmcr Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- ettlce at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Member o( The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any •uburban town where carrier 1 service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles, $5.00 per rear *2 50 (or six months, $1.25 [or three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations I have not eaten thereof In my mourning, neither have 1 taken away ought thereof for »ny unclean use, nor given ought thereof for the dead: but I have hearkened to the voice oJ the Lord my God, and have clone according to >11 thai thou hast commanded me. — Bcut. felt * * ^» Obedience must be the struggle and desire of our Life. Obedience, not hard and forced, but ready, loving and spontaneous; the doing of duty, not merely that the duty may be done, but that the soul in doing it may become capable of receiving and uttering God. — Phillips Brooks. Barbs A» summer rolled In, stockings rolled down. * * » Rtturnlrn 1'anki won find that there Is no place like home — for rent. » * « A lire attracts most men, says a fire chief. And the fire sale that follows attracts most wom- •n. * * * When loU of veegtables come up In your home firden, any resemblance to pictures on the seed packets Is purely coincidental. * * * Nowhere Is where auto drivers are going when they want to get there the quickest. America Needs Plans For Population Increase As the days roll by, more and more of us get a feeling of being pressed in upon. It's common to blame this on the tensions of the cold war, the frustrations of the unsettled little wars, the strain of the high cost of living. No doubt all these things contribute. But we don't have to look to such mental harassments for the whole answer. For, in fact, we are being subjected to more and more actual physical pressures nil the time. They come from population increases, and everything that follows in their train. From the last official census on April 1, 1950, to June 1 of this year, . the U. S. population has shot up an astuonding 8,341,000, according to federal estimates. If this pace were to be maintained until the next regular census in 1960, the decade's gain would be upwards of 25,000,000. Most population experts still are gasping fro mthe 19,575,000 increase thattook place in the past 10 years. During the previous decade, the rise was just a bit over 9,000,000. So today's 160,000,000 may be 175,000,000 in another seven years. Some of the guessers have been talking about 200,000,000 at the turn of the century, but unles sthe rate of increase slackens materially, that figure may seem a trifle silly when the time arrives. The point of it is that we seem to be in the midst of a veritable population revolution. Since most of the gains are reflected in the country's great cities, these are literally overrun with people. Walk the streets of New York, Chicago and many another metropolis on any business day and yon feel like a chip in a millrace. eGt in your car — but why tell that familiar story? Housing goes booming along, but in lots of cities, try to find a place. We have to understand tiiat, with present trends continuing, all these pressures upon us are going to gtt worse, not better. Perhaps much worse. President Eisenhower likes to name commissions. Well, maybe it's time we had a cmmission pay some hard-headed attention to this prime fact of American life: we're growing so fast we're outdistancing the plans we make to cope with our future development. In field after field — highways, schools, hospitals, countless types of municipal facilities — w<-. not only are nnt keeping pace but are falling farther and farther behind. Our plans are too small, (oo limited, loo unimaginative. 15y the time they are cast in stone and steel, they are long out of date. And because of that they are, in the long run, more expensive than more ambitious plans. We need plans big enough to fit the comamling facts of population growth. If we don't get them, and the money to pay for them, a lot of us will be looking around for new nervous systems to take in trade for the ones we have now. Stalin's Secu're Now The few correspondents representing American news organizations in Russia were roundly criticized at the time of Josef Stalin's death for reporting about the thousands of Soviet citizens who showed grief at th eidctator's bier. One of those reporters, Eddie" Gil- niore of the Associated Press, is out of the Soviet Union now and able to explain what ought to have been obvious to the critics. Soviet censors simply wouldn't permit mention of the thousands upon thousands of "just plain •wrious." They were representatives of the mfl- lions who never were allowed anywhere near Stalin in his lifetime, or who never, perhaps, saw him at all, even fleetingly. They jammed the streets to get into the hall to stare at the body of the man who had wielded iron control over their lives. That they were allowed to see him then pointed up this cardinal fact about a dictator: he is really secure only in death. Readers Views To the Editor: Have our years of prosperity «o iwayed our senses that America may believe there can be no prosperity without war? Can it be possible that a truce agreement brings only fears of depression, bankruptcy and gloom for many? The succession of wars has made It hard to • realize peace. So long have we been at war and talked peace that now, having peace within our grasp, we find it an almost unreal reality. And the fear of economic depression is so imminent in the minds of many today that those who perhaps aclunlly have sought peace now find fear In their hearts instead of the elation that should be theirs. Our late President Roosevelt's often quoted statement, "The only thing we have to fear 13 fear itself," has been proved over and over. Our country has withstood many wars, floods, storms and disasters. Surely now we are able to stand up under the pressure of peace. Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr. Holland, Mo. Views of Others High Finance The Army is going to buy 50,000,000 pounds of butter from the Department of Agriculture for 15 cents a pound. The Department of Agriculture bought the surplus butter from the butter-makers for 67 cents a pound. That's a loss of $28,000,000 on the deal. Also the Army will stop buying margarine, lor which it .has been paying 17 cents a pound. The Department of Agriculture, however, will not stop buying butter at 67 cents a pound. Anyone who doesn't understand nil this may write a letter to his senator or Representative. It was taws passed by Congress that brought this situation about. —The Knoxville News-Sentinel. The Real Problem New York slate at last has a system of hand signals for motorists to Indicate left turns, right turns and stops which conforms with the signals in effect In 35 other states. The new New York signals do not have to be observed If the driver's car has automatic signals. It replaces a wigwag formerly used by drivers in New York to Indicate in one motion a right turn, a left turn or a stop. Now we would like to see the New Yorkers figure out a way to tell whether the motorist ahead Intends for his hand to be extended upward, downward or straight out. —The Lexington Herald. SO THEY SAY I'll stay in jnil forever rather than submit to something I considod tinconstiutionnl. — Paul O. Fisher, Chicago businessman, refuses to let Federal examiners look at his hooks. * * * I'm riding on a cloud and I never want to come down. — Ben Hogan on his yew York reception. + * + I think it's nbout time the Senate assumes some responsibility in this (McCarthy) matter. — Sen. Herbert H. Lehman (D., N. Y.l. * * * I don't think it is such a big sacrifice. What I want more than anything else Is. security for my family. — Knox City, Tex., farm woman, mn- tlicr of three, offcds to sell an eye for $10,000. •WASHINGTON — (NEA) — 3 urges are happening behind the ron Curtain faster than the Communist propagandists In the Unfed States can keep up with,them. The Hungarian legation here, for instance, publishes a blmonth- 1 y ma gazine, "New Hungary." Uncertain Landing Peter frfson's Washington Column — Red Magazines Trailing Purges: Some Book-Burning Saves Money their records.They left behind 30,000 filled filing cabinets. Congress gave GSA permission to destroy half of them. The job will be. completed this summer. GSA estimates that every time it empties a filing cabinet, the before the .record-disposal program ernment bought 97,000. files in 1951. government is saved $50 by not having to buy a new file. The gov- 000. And this year only 8000 new <vas begun. In 1952 it was only 32.. files will be needed. Suffers In Heat ROGER KYES, Deputy Secretary of Defense, says he isn't taking Washington's summer heat too well. He says everything is fine as long as he's in the air-conditioned Pentagon, or in his air-conditioned The June - July issue has a big picture of Matyas Rakosi on the cover. The lead article tells Peter Edwin a }\ a b 0 ut the May 17 Elections. "The results," says the maga- tnc. "Bhowed the complete unity f the Hungarian working people allying behind the Hungarian j cularly like the rides home in his j refined game? Why don't you pla Working Peoples' party and official car. It's a 1947 Cad and chess?" an uproar rivaling the potato fiasco of several years ago." Yes—Count Us too THIS story comes from a report of "News From Behind the Iron Curtain": "Who was the first man?" a Polish teacher asked one of his students. "Our beloved Stalin," said the student. "No," the teacher corrected. "The first man was Adam." "Oh, well, yes," the surprised student answered, "if you want to count the capitalists." High Stakes THERE is another story from Warsaw about a cultural trustee who caught his Communist colleagues gambling. "Comrades," he .partment. But he doesn't parti-I said, "why don't you play a more rty Jatyns Rakosi, their beloved etieicr." Only thing wrong with this, of lotirse, was that on July 4 Rakosi nd his cabinet were replaced, and iollcles repudiated. Hun ring; Double CAPITOL Hill visitors who walk ito the office of Sen. John J, WH- tvms of Delaware had better know 'horn they're looking for. Senator Villiams' administrative assistant s former Congressman George of Delaware. The two Villfamses aren't related. Calendar Stopped DEPARTMENT of Commerce ias hiid to discontinue its cal- ndar of special days, weeks and nonths. Reason—Congress refused o appropriate money for it. The Department resumed its publica- ion after the war, as a help to 'UKtncRsmcn in planning ndvertis- nK and promotion for such things .5 Bird Day, I Am an American Day, American Art Week, Cancer Control Month and all the others. Book Burning We Like In spite of all the talk about lok burning, there's one riestruc- ion of government papers about vhich no one is complaining. This General Services Administrator Edmund F. Mansure's campaign doesn't have air conditioning. Ike Did It DURING debate In Congress on the drought relief bill. Rep. Karl C. King (R,, Pa.) confessed that he used to live in the Southwest, but he was glad when he left and went to Pennsylvania. To which Rep. Victor. Wickersham, (D., Okla.) replied. "I should like to quote what a friend of mine said about another fellow who had left the Southwest and gone to live in Pennsylvania. . .He said It improved the standing of both states." Slowed To A Walk WHILE the Eisenhower administration Is still saarching for some improvement on the rigid price support policy of the Democrats, "The Association for the Abolition of Farm Price Supports, Inc." has been having tough going. The. organization was formed back in 1950, with George E. Bailey, Republican New York lawyer as its president. Today Mr. Bailey reports his organization is practically inactive "We don't know how' to play chess," said one of the gamblers. "Well then." said the cultural trustee, "if you insist nn gambling, piny for beans, not for money," "For beans, Comrade?" asked the gambler, turning pale. "Oh, no, Comrade, the stakes would be ton high," (Note—One kilogram of beans in Warsaw now sells for 22 zloty. That's the equivalent of 2.2 pounds for about $5.) That's The Easy Way HARRY L. WINGATE, JR., has started a second climb up the ladder of/success in government, only this time he's using an elevator. W incite was secretary to Rep. E. E. Cox of Georgia, until the congressman's death. Wingate than ran in a seven-man Democratic primary race for the Cox scat. He lost by about 4000 votes. The ex- Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Hollywood* on the record: Jose Ferrer, defending himself against critical howls that he played Toulouse-Lautrec as a cold character in "Moulin Rouge": "It was a universal reaction to my performance and there's very little I can say except it came out as I wanted It to. The very element the critics complained about —that was what I deliberately put into the part. "You see, this man was a great aristocrat, darn near a king, and he was 'way above whimpering or self pity. Actually, he was a little monster and tyrant." RUTH HUSSEY:^ :"Before I go; on the stage or before the cam- ' eras I always pray—not to be the ' best, or a great actress, but to ; remember my lines." i MONTGOMERY CLIPT, squash- \ ing rumors that he wasn't first choice for the Pruitt role in "From Here to Eternity": ". «tet James JonM M • party. Jones said he had written a novel called 'From Here to Eternity' an why didn't I play Pruitt? I told him that I had had galley proofs of the book at my house for two months and hadn't read them. That's how lazy I am." The Sullivan Way BARRY SULLIVAN, on choosing scripts: l *My wife, Marie, reads everything first. She has the quality of a girl who's just bought her first theater ticket. Of course, she's not always right. She thought Ezio Pinza was great in 'Mr. Im- perium.' " PEGGY MALEY, telling Why she keeps disappearing from Hollywood and popping up in Europe, or Canada or South America: "I don't know. I just meet tht craziest taxi drivers." JOHN AGAR, defending himself: A whole part of my past is * dead duck. A lot of people in Hollywood thought I was an alcoholic. I'm not now and never have been. It's just that taking a few drinlti got me into trouble." was vital for East to win the first trick with the ace of hearts and return a diamond. Had he done so, the defenders would have rattled off a heart and three diamonds to defeat the contract. When West opened the queen of hearts. South could see the danger very clearly. He was mightily tempted to cover the opening lead with dummy's king of hearts, since that would surely set up dummy's NORTH JI A Q 10 9 7 V K1065 4632 *Q10 WEST EAST A6.12 454 VQ7 VA98432 « AQ87 »J109.j 46532 + 87 SOUTH (D) A AKJ8 V J 4K54 *AKJ94 North-South vul. South West North East 1 * Pass 1V Pass 1A Pass 2 4 Pass 44 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V Q en of hearts. He resisted this .emptation, however, fearing that East might be inspired enough to switch to diamonds. When dummy played a low heart at the first trick, East could not tell that the winning play was to jut up the ace of hearts. For all ic could tell, South might be void of hearts. In which case the play would surely cost a trick. If South a singleton small heart, it was vital to hold off in the hope that West could lead diamonds safely rom his own side. Rightly or wrongly, East played a low heart, and now South was lome. Since East could not gain the lead, South could easily get in to draw three rounds of trumps, after which his long? clubs would enable him to discard diamonds from the dummy. South actually succeeded in winning 11 tricks, com:resslonal secretary then came wnich WBS two tricks more than back to Washington and took the he cou]d hnve won lf he nad p i aved first job he could get-running the tne klng of hear[s at the { i rst , . .the factor. basic and discouraging | the lop sergeant was the lack of interest Five." (meaning No. 1 elevator in the Senate. G.S.'S who give? a big sigh of relief on long hikes whenever yells, "Take five-minute in the price-support problem. We rest) would be confused by the were never able to achieve a mom- | newest perversion of this com- bership of over 500 and the few i mand in Washington. When wit- o get rid of the, contents of some (hundred dollars we collected was; nesses before any of the congres- 5.000 government filing cabinets, j able to sustain our paper only a'sionnl investigating" committees in- With the liquidation of Office' fe\v months." ivokc the privilege of the fifth am- if Price Stabilization and other} Mr. Baily has hopes, however, i endment, to the Constitution in re- imergeucy control agencies, GSA ! that "The coining scandals in but- ! fusing to testify, legal bengles say vas given the job of disposing of (ter and small grains may create! they, "tnkc five." Sunday School Lesson— Written for NEA Service By W E. Gilroy, D. D. guidance, and shaping of the generation of tomorrow, comes down to the matter of raising the general level of society. I think we need a little more of that Puritan con• j science, if we can have it without One of the greatest problems of, home can do. These outside infill- i the intolerance and hypocrisy which present-day lite and society is that ] enccs have youth for larger periods I sometimes marred its purity and of'the home. I than the home Itself. ! purpose. At ils best the Puritan It is constantly emphasized that! A more serious factor, however, ( conscience meant Christianity in it the root of juvenile delinquency is j is the low standards of conduct Hint action, and its best is badly needed ioor homelife, with lack of parental j and control, and often serious delinquencies in the parents themselves. Nor are such par- ntal delinquencies confined to the ioor, illiterate, and underprivti- ed gcd. Careless, self-indulgent, «nd undisciplined parents, rich and poor, must bear their share of responsi-j are BO widely prevalent- Wt> live in a so-called Christian land, in which the vast number of Christian churches, Protestant and Roman Catholic, and the Jewish synagogues and temples, and institutions of oth- in a world In which distinctions between right and wrong are to"o often s;itlly blurred. JACOBY ON BRIDGE er religions, ought to typify hiph and wholesome ideals, evidenced in character and conduct. ....... .......... __ .................... ___ Unfortunately, without beim? pes- j Leads Important biiity- "bill "one must' deprecate n | simistic about it. or disregarding , i p ace Cards ~ common tendency to blame parents the actual wholesome influence oft for everything. Amons professional -ill these Institutions of religion, we , „,. 0 s\VAI,n .urouy and amateur psychologists, who pa- j have to face the fact that a wide- written for NEA Servic •ade their views more in public than | spread seculiarism material,,,,,, and ^ m in classrooms, it is almost a pro- low morality is all to evident. .\i d Unsll pp 0 ' . l pp 0 rted flucen " sometimes tr(ck lhat or jack. gives do- w|[] (n this debasement ol Ideas seems to, have inc/eased in recent years, If youth was surrounded by the nn mhol . W! , y _ nntl . somctlm( , s sac- example and demands of ,.jfi ccs n trick that yon would have standards and Ideals, outside of the wtm i{ you lin[1 simp i y held your home as well as inside, the problem : f j,. ( , would not be PO acute. Influences; t,,. ()m llu> point ot vicw o{ tllc . for sood would be everywhere prcv- ; orv therefore. West's opciiiire lead verbial maximum that parents ore always wrong. But even the wisest, best intcn- tioned. and best disciplined of parents are today fnced with conditions thai make help nnrt guidance In child training and the direction of youth difficult and, .imccrl.Mn. The finest home has to contend \vith' alent. .1 pom- rhnire. Actually, forces and Influences outside ol the Thus. It- seems to me. prob-, heart opening of some kind rcp hom« Uut Wnd U) offset til -,h»v lh« i lemi ol homeUie, »nd the discipline, | sciited the only defensive hope. It trick. PHYLLIS KIRK, frowning about the critics who said she didn't scream shrilly enough In "Hous« of Wax": "I yelled as loudly as I could without rupturing every blood vessel in my throat. What do they want?" VICTOR MATURE, about bl< a»- sigsment to Demetrius in "Th» Robe":: "The director, Henry Koster, did not want me. Everybody on the lot hasn't wanted me for a part at one time or another. But that madt no difference in the kind of performance I gave for Koster." No Fire—Only Smoke LAUREN BACALL, spiking rumors of a feud with Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable during filming of "How to Marry a Millionaire": "I never have any trouble get* ting along with other women. Who's gonna start a feud? For Pete's sake, if one of us is good and the other two are lousy, it doesn't make sense." MOST BACHELORS who think they know how to hold babies ar« all wet. — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. WHEN A REPORTER on a Tennessee daily was sent out to round up opinion of the man on th» street concerning modern woman, the first person he queried on the subject was a man who had just passed his 101st birthday. "I'm afraid I can't be much help to you," observed the centenarian. "I quit thinking about women almost two years ago." — Cairo (Oa.) Messenger. 75 Years Ago In Blytheyille Miss Chee Stevens of Senatobla, Miss., came yesterday to be the guest of Miss Mary Spain Usrey for week. Mrs. Chester Caldwell Is visiting friends In Searcy, Arkansas. Miss Allyce Nelson returned home last nigjht from Hardy, Ark., where she has been director of the Girl Scout Camp, Camp Kiwani, for th« past six weeks. One of the surest ways of' bringing on a big rain and thunderstorm at a given time is to invite a lot of people to an outdoor picnic supper. Fisherman's Luck Answer to Previous Puzzls ACROSS 60 Masculine 1 What fish " ame steer with 61 Lairs 5 Large food fish DOWN 9 Needlefish 12 Kegion J3 Seth's son (Bib.) 14 Blackbird of cuckoo family 15 Flavor n Actor Chaney's first name 18 Come in 19 Swerving 21 Painful 23 Moral wrong 24 Fisherman's tool 27 Ship of Columbus 20 Eras 32 Worships 34 Capture again 36 Harsh 37 More hackneyed 38 Preparatory school (coli.) 39 Foot covering 41 Worm 42 Spread lo dry, as hay 44 Set o( boxes 46 Hockey players 49 Of birth 53 High priest (Bib.) 54 Cooking dish 56 Unit of wire « measurement 57 Allowance lor waste 58"eviocls of lime 59 Digress signal 1 Destiny 2 Persia 3 Bird's homt 4 Cloys 5 Number 6 Rough 7 Smelling organ 8 Donkeys ' 9 Sedge 10 Soon 11 Circle 16Pref.scr 20 Lariat 22 Ascends 24 Grate 25 German rivei 26 Fits together 28 Malicious burning 30 Pieces out 31 Indian weights 33 D, ivc back 35 Eternal (poet. 40 Showed disapproval 43 Judicial assertions 45 Rowed 46 Precious stones 47 Medley 48 Merit 50 Ripped )51 Wolfhound 52 Minus 55 Pigpen 51 sz

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