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EIGHT BLYTWflVTLLE (AKK.y COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1958 BtTTHBTILLB COUBIEB NEWS TIM COURIER HEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher MRAY A. HAJNE8, Assistant Publisher A. A. rSEDRICKSON, Editor FAVL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager - - — - - - - - ' •ok National Advertising Representatives: W«««c« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, AH»nU, Memphis. _ __ Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- M, October 8. 1817. . SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or any .uburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.00 per year $250 for six months. $1.25 for three months. by mail outside SO mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Stay, 0 ye heavens; (or the I,ord hath done It: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth Into staging, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel. — Isaiah 44:23. » » « Desire Joy and thank God for it. Renounce it. If need be, for others' sake. That's joy beyond joy. — Browning. Barbs An electric bus ran into a store front In a Michigan town. The heat is enough to get anybody off their trolley. * * * Folks who give to charity until it hurts immediately feel better. « * * Electric-lighted handbags may be okay, but who wants to see all that junk? * » * A professor lays more and more girls are making a name for themselves. Very appropriate for the mouth of June. * * * Why don't parents be honest, when vacation- Ing away from the kids, and send a postcard saying, "We're glad you're not here"? Communist Behavior Seen In Rhee Prisoner Release When President Syngman Rhee of South Korea released 27,000 North Korean prisoners some weeks ago, he unwittingly provided the basis for a striking demonstration of Communist behavior at its most typical. Rhee thought he was wrecking the truce by making it unpalatable to the Reds. He remembered that the prisoner issue was the cause of the long fall and winter break in negotiations. He had seen, too, how they battled point by grudging point before finally yielding on that issue and making a settlement possible. What is more sensible to believe than that the Communists would be outraged by premature release of UN-held prisoners? Rhee must have been encouraged when Peiping matte all the appropriate noises indicating extreme displeasure at his bold act. But he had not read Communist character deeply enough. The American negotiators, fortunately, kept their heads. They knew the Reds better. They knew that when the Communists want to do something, that fact takes command over everything else, though they previously may have offered 5000 highly publicized reasons for not doing it. And they believed the Reds really wanted a truce. Russian behavior in UN sessions had presented some instructive examples of this fundamental. Moscow in 1950 was boycotting the Security Council because Red China was being denied a UN scat. Judging by surface signs, you'd have sworn they'd never return until that demand was met. But on August 1 of that year, Jacob Malik walked back in and took hia place, with nary a word about a change of mind. Why did he come back? Because it suited Russian tactics as of that moment, and that is the supreme gauge of Russian behavior. Reasons for and against can be manufactured in Moscow like nuts and bolts, and discarded as easily. Thus it was with the prisoner issue and the truce. In 1952 it was an insurmountable obstacle, because the Reds felt no great compulsion to sign. For reasons which we can only guess, they had changed their minds in the spring of 1953, and wanted the war to end. This purpose was so strong it prevailed even in the face of Rhee's release of the prisoners, an open sabotage of the truce terms earlier agreed upon. You cannot forecast Soviet and Com- munist behavior by Imagining they mean today what they said yesterday. Th« signs which count are those which come with each rising sun. When you attend to them — and ignore Red pledges and promises and written guarantees — you are in a better way to guess what the Communists may do. That Is one big lesson hammered home by the events of 1953 at Panmunjom. Views of Others Starvation At $100,000 A Year Recently when popular John Wayne was having wife trouble in the courts, he "admitted" that he and his wife couldn't make ends meet on $500,000 a year. Some people thought Wayne must be kidding, but that's the way things really are, according to fellow actor Don Taylor, who says he's absolutely bankrupt on only $100.000 a year. Taylor emphasizes that he Is opposed to any charity funds for needy movie stars and declares that he doesn't mean to be crying the blues or seeking public sympathy. "I want to be an actor regardless of the cost," he says. According to Taylor once you got in the six- figure class the government takes about 70 per cent of the income. In other words he has $30,000 a year left afttr paying his taxes. He says the more you make the less you have. "I was earning $28.000 a year when I bought my present car (a 1949 model'. I was able to peel the cash off a roll of bills to pay for it then. Now I earn $100.000 a year and can't even finance a new car. You figure It out. "My business manager gives me $15 & week pocket money. If I have to see a doctor, he has to wait six months for his SIO fee. When asked why he didn't insist on getting less money, Taylor exclaimed. "Are you kidding? In Hollywood, you're rated by how much you owe the government." This sacrifice upon the altar of high salaries seems weird to us even coming from Hollywood. We would suggest, for one thing, that Mr. Taylor get a new business manager. If a $100.000 salary leaves one as poverty stricken as Hollywood actors would lead us to believe, then it would be more appropriate to regard the White House as the nation's poor house since ths incumbent is currently getting this desolate salary. —Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram. Is This Trip Necessary? Plans have been announced In Washington for a Junket by 29 congressmen and their wives to Europe this fall. Leaving; Sept. 3 and returning Oct. 12, their party officially is going to look Into the foreign military aid program and American defense units in England, Ireland, Germany, France, Australia, Yugoslavia, Italy and Spain, Actually, of course, It Is a pleasure Jaunt for these congressmen and their wives. To stigercoat the announcement for the taxpayers, it was made clear that the touring congressmen and their wives would pay their own way across the Atlantic,-However, the plan calls for them to be flown around Europe free In Air Force planes and for most of their living expenses to ue on the cuff. In Germany and Austrailia (hey will be put up at government-operated hotels where the rate is only 50 cents or $1 a night bvit the accommodations are the best, and In other countries the foreipn governments will provide the accommodations, presumably out of EGA counterpart funds. If this tour had been planned for next fall, in advance of the Novenmber congressional elections, the congressmen themselves no doubt would decide that probably It wasn't necessary for them nnd their wives to go junketing around Europe. Secretory of Defense Wilson, whose department is to furnish the planes for their European tour, ought to see whether it's necessary this fall, either. — Fort Meyers (Fla.) News-Press. SO THEY SAY It will be a !oii(< time before American troops can be withdrawn with safety from Korea.—Secretary of Defence Wilson. * T * I'm a M.iunoli wMWative, but during the Isat general election. I got sick to death of people calling me up thinking I was my namesake. — Winston Churchill. London bicycle shop owner. We mu.;t face the fact that this is not peace, but a su.spen.^ion of hostilities. We cannot turn our backs on the conflict and go home. — Gen. Mark Clark, UN commander in Korea. * * * The kids are so excited and so am I. — Mrs. Irene Lewis, mother of six, whose husband has been a POW two years. + + + For my part. I would be ready for the exchange (of prisoners i In less than a week, hut 1 don't know whether they (the Communists> can meet that. — U. S. MaJ.-Gen. Blark.^near Bryan, member Joint, Armistice Commission. * + * A truce has been declared in Korea between the UN and the Reds. But I want It clearly understood there is no trucp between any Reds In the police department and the commissioner. — New York City Police Commissioner George Monaghan. * + # We have taught the Communists » bloody lesson In Korea. We must not trade away any benefits of that le,s<nn ni the conference table. — Rep. John M. Vorys (R., O.). Now for the Real Magic 1 Peter fdson's Washington Column — Second Six Month May See President's Program Ready WASHINGTON — (NEA1— The second six months of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration may turn out to be R lot more productive than the first. The first six months was largely a period of organization. The second six months will be a period of planning. And with Congress out of town for its Ion? Peter EdioD Tec ess. the atmosphere should be more conducive to good planning. When the 83rd Congress returns or its next session in January, mwever. it is apt to be confronted with a stack of blue prints. This will be the Eisenhower program— he program that failed to develop •Kb much clarity in the first six months. One explanation of Congress' ack of accomplishment misht. lie n that it was given so little of a :onstructive nature to do. That left the Congress with time in its hands for destructive criti- :ism, blowing off steam and play- ng politics. This made for debate ,nd headlines, but little solid chievement. The record the Eisenhower ad- ninistration makes on which to iase its claim for votes in the 1954 elections will have to be made n the coming year. Organize Executive Agencies By way of preparation, 10 reorganization plans for the executive .gencics have been approved. They cover the Departments of State, Defense, Justice and Aeri- ulture. Also the Export-Import Bank, Civil Aeronautics Art minis- ration, Council for Economic Ad- Msers, Office of Defense Mobiliza- tion and Mutual Security Administration. Finally, a new Department of Health, Education and Welfare has been given cabinet status. | This is probably only a begin- I nine;. A new lease on life has been j given to the Commission on Reor- ; ganization of Government. It will , ! develop new plans during the sum: mer—working again under the ^chairmanship of ex-President Her- I bert Hoover. ! Other White House commissions ; will be on the job making more . plans for Congress to chew on next ; year. Among the more important nre'. a commission on government • functions to study the relationship j between federal, state and local • governments: another to study ; U. S. resources of Ihe future; ] study foreign trade and tariff pol- j icy, an?* a commission to take another look at universal military ; training. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey has been asked to make recommendations by the end of the year on how to remove inequities from the tax structure and simplify the tax laws. The Treasury is working with the Congressional Committee on Taxation on this project, A permanent Agricultural Advisory Commission is being set up to replace a temporary organization and it should have ready an administration farm policy by the year end. The House Agricultural Committee is making a cross-country tour during congressional recess, and it may have some ideas of its own to put forward at the same time. A number of government agencies have been given the job of developing their own new programs, for later White House approval. Prepare Military Plans The new Joint Chiefs of Staff organization may be expected to the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Serrlce Each year a great many in- .liries are received com i "rmnR . arktnson's disease. This common [isorder of the nervous svs'em i.s Iso called paralysis agitans, or haking palsy. There is usually a trembling or shaking of the hands while ;u rest md many of the motions of the jody become stiff and slow. The Irst sign frequently starts m one and and the other one may not be n'Olved for months or years. The cause of this disease is not too well understood, bin m answer to ft question by Mr. B.. it is not inherited. A portion of the brain is damaged but the thinking pi.«:e:s- es do not seem affected as a rule. In some cases the damage is the result of infection, such as ocnn- in encephalitis or .sleeping sickness. In most, however, .such a cause cannot be discovered and hardening of certain arteries Is a more likely explanation. Shaking palsy, except after encephalitis or brsin fever, is a ili,- ease of older people and more common among men than women. It tends to start slowly, though sometimes the symptoms develop suddenly afler a menial or physical shock of some kind. 7n addition to the shaking in one or both hands, victims olien complain of * loss "' mu:-cuUr strength and a difficulty m performing movenicnts which ihoy previously did with ease. The plu- slclan is helped in making n diag- nosls by a certain lack of expressiveness In the patient's face and by the way he walks, both thmp,?, which the patienl may not know arp present nt all. A< yil Uifif* U 00 method of pi«. venting the development of Parkinson's disease. In fact, it seems doubtfi' that anything can be. developed along this line until more is learned about the cause. Prevention Is the ultimate aim. of course, and it cannot be lost sight of in this disease or in any other. Not Much To Be Done Everyone who is afflicted by paralysis fiKitans or has a deor one so involved is most anxious to know what can be done lor it and what the future is likely to bring. Sad to say. there is so far no sure, complete cure, but there are drill's available which, together with satisfactory attention to. the general health, will relieve many of the symptoms and make life not at all unbearable. Drugs alone ave not enough and avoidance of fatigue and strenuous physical activity is also necessary. It is not advisable to give up everything and some occupation which keeps one reasonable busy mentally and physically is in order. The outlook for the victim of shaking palsy is not so bad. It is a chronic, not an acnlr- illness. Many who have It enjoy fairly good health for many years. If they pet good care and do not become discouraged it can often be taken as a minor ailment for a very long time. develop a broad new military program for U. S. defense. A congresslonally-ordered restudy of foreign aid is being made by Mutual Security Administrator 1 Harold Stassen. It is aimed at liquidating this program before the end of the Eisenhower administration. A new economic policy Is being considered by the reorganized Council of Economic Advisers. A new look at the government's housing programs is being taken by Housing Administrator Albert M. Cole, and an extended social security program Is almost ready. The Eisenhower administration labor policy, however, is almost a complete blank. All efforts to give Congress guidance in this field produced nothing during the first half year. So if anything at all comes out, it will have to be developed In the next six months. President Eisenhower has instituted new loyalty and security standards for all government em- | ployes. And the civil service system has been revamped to give the administration greater control in appointing policy-making officials In all agencies. While most of the new administration policy makers have been appointed, there are still a number of vacancies. The new appointees will have to be Riven recess nominations and confirmed after Congress returns in January. Bo the Elsenhower staff won't really be completed before that time. The first Eisenhower budget, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, will take shape during the coming six months, for presentation to Congress in January. The Eisenhower program won't be j known until then. For that will show how much money—or how little—the President proposes to spend on the myriad government programs. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Keep Fyes Open For Honest Foe By OWWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Service An honest opponent is sometimes worth his weight in gold. When you are wondering how to play a hand, you are delighted to see signals from an opponent, who is in the habit of telling the truth. Today's hand, played by Charles Hall of Cincinnati in last year's summer national championships, illustrates Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — INEA1— HOLLYWOOD ON TV: Milton Berle's material is definitely not for the kiddies who have dubbed him Uncle Milty on television. But his showmanship and timing at the Sands in Las Vegas in his first nitcry appearance in six years are great. More movies for Berle now that he's doing only 26 TV shows next season? "Please. I don't have time to breathe now," he told me backstage. "Doing 26 TV shows is like making 26 movies. But I'm really flattered—the movie offers have never stopped coming in. But I just don't have time." Berle won't make any changes in his home screen shows when he returns to the air in September, but will stick to the situation formula that found public acceptance last time and which "makes It easier to pet talent." "When I did variety shows," he says, "we had to find six guest stars every week. There aren't that many. And there's no new talent. The only new stars we get come from the recording field." It's Hugh Marlowe as TV's new Ellery Queen in a film series replacing Lee Bowman, who played the character in a live show rfom New York. Cameras roll when he finishes "Mr. Casanova" at Paramount. Hugh created the Queen character for radio in 1938 and remembers, with a wince, that CBS turned down an actress he recommended as his leading lady. CBS winces about it, too—the actress was Shirley Booth. "Man Against TV" ROBERT PEESTON hai been paged for many a TV series, but after replacing Ralph Bellamy for six weeks in "Man Against Crime" he's "Man Against TV Series." Says Bob, "An actor loses his identity. After only six weeks on the Bellamy show, kids on the street called me by my character name. That's not good for an actor." Dick Wesson, who brightens East's signal, asking for a continuation of spades, indicated that East intended or hoped to over-ruff the dummy. Obviously East had the jack of hearts, so Hall led a third spade and ruffed with dummy's ace. He then returned the nine of hearts from dummy and took a finesse by overtaking with the ten in his own hand. When this trump finesse held, declarer drew the rest of the trumps with the king and queen. Only nine tricks were assured at this point, and Hall might have been planning to take a club finesse In the attempt to win his 10th trick except for the fact that East had made another revealing signal in the meantime. When South ruffed his third spade with dummy's ace of hearts, East carefully discarded the jack of clubs. This indicated that East had strength in clubs, and since East was a very honest player, Hall believed him. For lack of any better plan, declarer laid down the ace of diamonds and led another diamond out of his hand. East had to win with the king of diamonds and return a club up to dummy's ace-queen, thus giving declarer his 10th trick. East's defense was rather inept, but he could not have saved himself by dropping the king of diamonds under South's ace. A diamond continuation by South towards dummy's jack would permit West to take the queen of diamonds and a spade trick, but then dummy would furnish declarer's 10th trick in the shape of the jack of diamonds. NORTH CAROLINA bankers are offering college scholarships to the high school votings! rs. But with charges what they are up su-ped I I hey will also need loans.—Sholb.\ I (N.C.) SUT. WEST AKQJ95 ¥643 • Q1062 + 7 South 1 V 4 V NORTH t 463 4 J743 + AQ852 EAST A 10 4 V J72 «K5 + KJ 10963 SOUTH (D) 4> A872 »KQ108S « A98 44 Both sides vul. Wnt North Fjist 1 * 2* Pass 3 V Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K the point. West opened the king of spades, and Hall decided not to take his ace immediately. East signaled enthusiastically with the ten of spades on the first trick, so West continued with the queen of spades. This time, naturally onoush. South U»k to trick with >^ e * ca - "The Charge at Feather River," has signed a five-year television contract with NEC and bows in "The Dick Wesson Show" this fall. John Lund considered an offer to do ".lohnny Dollar" on TV, but vetoed 'he proposition. He'll stick to the radio version, however. Danny Kaye definitely nixed Max L.ebman's plea ior him to make his TV debui on "Your Show of Show?" this faii. Danny's still sticking to his theory that the best way to enjoy television is to look at it. Unsettled Hollywood note: .Mem- fee I. Johnstone, one of movie- town's top women aeents, has bowed out of the 10-per-cent game and is now working as a practical nurse. IN WASHINGTON Interior Secretary Douglas McKay became the 15,000th member of "the National Hot Rod Association. Reporters cased his air-conditioned official Cadillac and found it had only 75 miles on it.— Asheville (N.C.) Citizen. IT'S ALL RIGHT to repeat something you heard somewhere else, but don't you think it would be only fair to add that you were doing the talking both times?—Unadilla (Ga.) Observer. OLD FRIEND—What happened to that dizzy redhead your husband used to go with? Wife—I dyed my hair.—Gra«n«- vllle (Tenn.) Sun. HUSBAND! "You're alwayi • Ing for something you haven't got." .Wife: "What else Is. there to wish for?" — Carlsbad (N.M. Current- Argus. FABLE'. Once upon a time th« FCC received a petition for a t-v station permit which set out that the main purpose of the business would be to make money.—Memphis Press-Scimitar. 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille— Mr. and Mrs. Baker Wilson and daughter, Jane, have returned from Somerville, Tenn., where they have been spending the summer. Richard Jiedel Is spending ten days in Chicago buying merchandise for Jiedel's Store before taking a tour through Canada, California, and Mexico. Mrs. J. M. Williams has returned from Pine Bluff where she spent five days visiting her brother. Joe Parks says there's nothing so disappointing as to have a neighbor ask if you'd like a, glass of lemonade and you find there's nothing but lemon juice in it. Accent on Animals Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Burrowing mammal 7 Amphibious rodent 13 Printing mistakes 14 Handled 15 Pesters 16 Spiritualistic gathering 17 Droop 18 Strike 20 Interjections 21 Popular song sung by Nat King Cole 25 Vendor 28 Costlier 5 Summer (Fr.) 6 Strip of bacon 7 Sewed lightly 8 Compass point 9 Masculine appellation 10 Movers' trucks 11 Engrave 12 Scottish sheepfolds 19 That thing 21 Chromed 22 Withdraw 23 Settled, as a bird 24 Re-movable 25 Male of the red deer 30 "Emerald Isle"43 Feminine 31 Communists appellation 37 Concurs 38 Sylvan deities (myth.) 32 Play the part 27 Incline 40 Universal language 26 Grieve (obs.) 41 Greek god of of host 33 Shop 34 Violin maker 35 Some animals are 36 Animals have diversified 38 Number (pi.) 39 Strip of honors 41 Indonesian of Mindanao 44 Decay 45 Palm leaf 48 Narrate 51 Petty officers 54 Fur-bearing animal 55 Most unusual 56 Stings 67 Begins DOWN 1 Wagers 2 Animals roam most of the world's 3 Pull aficr 4 Aeriform fuel 29 Capital of Italy 42 Tenure of office 45 Sheaf 4C For fear that 47 Social insects 49 Ventilate 50 Powerful explosive 52 Dine 53 British money of account

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