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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 12, 1953
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r FAfll fWR (ARK.) COURIER NEW! WBIJUEBUAr, AUUtWT IV TH1 JLYTHBVILLK COURIER NEWS m oouxiBR KEWI oo. X. W. HAIKU, rVbUiher BAMT A. HAINM, AnltUnt Publlihcr A. A, FKBHUOKaON, (dtlor PAUL D. HUMAN, Adnrtiilnf Mtnmer tola NtUoMl AdTtrtlilnc JUprewntatlves: Walltee Wltmtr Oo, New York, Chlcaio, Detroit, AtUnU, Memphis. _ ,, Bntared M tecond class matter at the post- office it Blyth«vill«, Arkiruii, under ict of con- (TlH, October «. HIT. Member ol The Associated Pres» __—. — SUBSCRIPTION BATES: By cirrler In th« city o! Blytheville or anj suburban town where cirrler tervlce Is maintained, 2Se per week. By mull, within I ridius of 50 miles, 15.00 per 1 ear $2 50 lor six mon«is, $1.25 tor three months; fcy mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Now these things were our examples, to the latent we should not lust after evil things, as (her also lusted. — I Cor. 10:6. • * • Lust 1« a captivity of the reason and an enraging of the passions. It hinders business and distracts counsel. It sins against the body ana weakens the soul. — Taylor. Barbs We'd »11 appreciate it if insurance companies •would base their rates on the idea that we're only at old as we feel. * * * Keep on your toes, rlrli, H you want to keep ahead ol the heels. * * * Most games of scrub the kids get into over on the corner lot should wind up at the kitchen link. * * * A 10-yesr-oia Indiana iW h»* her pint* 11 out off by » teen-ager behind her In a movie. We'd eall the culprit a little «nlpl * * * Being easy to do by your friends never leads to being well-to-do I U.S. Should Give Diplomacy Old College Try with Reds Negotiation, it goes without saying, means give and take, The way things are shaping up for the big fall conference on Korean peace and other Asian matters, it's not clear just how much "give" will be possible for the American conferees. Through public statements and private promises, Secretary of State Dulles *tnd other U. S. leaders have left this country very little room for maneuver at the bargaining table. The commitments have been flying so thick and, fast it seems almost like a political campaign year. The prime, declared goal of the conference is the political unification of Korea. Yet it is totally unrealistic to imagine the Communists will agree to unification under the government of South Korean President Syngmati Rhee. And Rhee is expecting exactly that. We have told him we would walk out of the conference if its deliberations clearly have become futile. Certainly we shall have to make it clear to "Rhee quickly that we will not necessarily view unity talk as futile simply because it leaves him out of the picture. For .another thing, we've promised Rhee to beef up his defenses with American soldiers. At the same time, we seem committed to his view that every last Chinese soldier should leave Korean soil. How can we figure the Reds will see any reasonableness in that arrangement? Dulles has put us on record as against conceding the admission of Red China to the UN as part of a general settlement. Now he has been backed up on this by Adlai Stevenson, speaking in London. There are very good reasons for hold- Ing this attitude right now, since the Chinese still are helping Communist rebels fight a war in Indo-China and may have new aggressive designs on Formosa. We have a right to see evidence of peaceful intentions before adopting a more generous position. But to state our stand so openly and flatly far in advance of a political conference is virtually to shut the door on any accommodation whatsoever. We cannot at this moment know all the things that might arise to change our view on the issue of U N admission for Red China. There appears to be a widespread notion that the United States is going Into this conference with a flat list of demands on the Reds, which will practically assure us the frujts of the military victor/ w« could not win on the battle- field. Not t Chinaman's chance, If w» do not go to that council tabls' In • flexible enough position to mak» some concessions, to (five the Reds something to show as a gain in return for what we want most, then the negotiations will be useless motion. Maybe they are foredoomed to failure anyway, but we ought at least, to give the arts of diplomacy the old college try. It's hard enough in this day ant! age to make even an inch toward n more peaceful world, without erecting unnecessary roadblocks all over the place. From This Seat to One In the UN? No Victory Without Sacrifice A goo^d many Americans are understandably displeased that the Korean war worked out to a draw. Naturally a stalemate is never exactly a happy state of affairs, and particularly for Americans, who like their wars to end like pennant races — with full victory. No one would fairly ask that (.hey greet with glee an outcome so heavy with peril for the future. But it is something else to argue loudly that we should of necessity have pursued this war to a smashing finish at the Yalu River. • To have done so would have meant far more American men in combat, far more American casualties, much heavier dependence on planes and tanks and guns, higher taxes, bigger national deficits and stifer and more general economic controls at home. There ought to be an end to glib talk about what we should have done. We did not do it because neither our people nor their leaders were willing to pay the price. You cannot have all-out victory with half-way sacrifice. Views of Others Grass Roots Sentiment The American Press magazine recently polled a representative group of country editors on the subject of what the current Congress should do. Almost 500 of these editors responded — and the general tonor of their opinion, the magazine reports, is "that Congress should get rid of laws rather than make new ones; thai government should interfere as little as possible with the freedom of the people; &nd that government should not enter into competition with private business ..." Specific proposals on which the editors recommended a "No" vote included new government power projects, government-backed rural telephone service, federal health insurance, increased social security benefits, and government-sponsored public housing. In other words, these grass roots editors want less government domination of our lives, not more — and cheaper government, instead of more expensive government. It's a good bet that the majority of the American people, feel exactly tin same way. ~" — Gastonia (N.O.) Gazette. V Man Keeps Trying Man with all his scientific knowledge haa never quite conquered the lowly insect. Worms and bugs have a way of resisting the best laid plans of men. But man keeps trying. We hear now of a device put on the market to entrap night-flying pests. You know, the kind that whiz around your head on the front porch or at the barbecue behind the house. The new product of man's ingenuity looks like a birdcage. But Its Interior is charge dwith electricity. A light bulb attracts the night fliers, and a pair of electrically-charged grids administers the coup de grace. A basket underneath the cage the corpses, just like a big basket used to catch the heads that rolled from the French guillotine. Of comse there's a simpler way if you don't like modern things. You can Just turn off the porch light, and chances are the bugs will go away. — Johnson City (Tenn.) Press-Chronicls. SO THEY SAY Long skirls make women more elegant, feminine and interesting. — French designer Pierre Balmaln. * * * Give me good weather and I'll do it. — Florence Chadwick, tries round-trip swim of English Channel. * * * We are just now getting delivery on huge defense orders placed three years ago. — Governor Dewey, says national debt limit must be raised to pay bills. » « * Let's confine this to the. wedding today. — General Clark, declines comment on Korea at son's wedding. I used lo sell peanuts when I was a little boy and I can speak as loud as you. — Rev. Jack McMichael tells un-American Committee counsel Robert Kun/.lg. * * * Always and always he (TafU pursued the gos- pe.l of principle and stood upon the rock of truth. — Stn, Evtrett M. Dirkten I.R, ill). Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Peter Ft/son's Washington Column- Congressional Sabotage' Puts U. S. Post Off tee Over a Barrel WASHINGTON — (NEA)— The gressmen prevented Postmaster General Arthur Summerfield from getting his proposed $240 million postal-rate increase provides another good case history on how things get done and undone in Washington. The result of this action, killing the rate Increases, is that the Post Office Department will operate with a deficit of about $300 million in the coming year. If the rate increase hml gone through, the deficit woul^ still have been about $60 million. Even if Congress corrects this action early next January—which Is still doubtful—the rate increases can't he put into effect before, say, next April 1. This deliberate congressional delay will cost the taxpayers over $100 million. It was a complete Job of congressional sabotage that accom- lilshed this result. In the House, :he attack was led by representatives of small business, n the Senate, bigger business interests took over. But both groups claimed pos,age-rate Increases would put many firms out of business. Postmaster General Summerfield did not propose to make up of this deficit by a rate increase. He proposed that the rates on second-class mail be increased only 9 per cent of the $232-mlllion deficit, to bring in another $20 million. Religious, educational, scientific, philanthropic, agricultural, labor, veterans' and professional nonprofit organizations and their publications would have been exempted. Also, "free in county" newspaper mail delivery Would be continued. The subsidy, or deficit, for handling other second-class mail would have been left at $212 million. In pitching his appeal for this increase, Mr. Summerfield pointed out that in the last 20 years the costs of postal operation had gdne up 98 per cent. In the same period, there had been no increase In first- class mail rates. Second-class mail rfltes had actually been reduced 6 per cent. Third-class rates had been upped 38 per cent. Also, there were 11 bills pending in Congress to raise the pay scales of postal employes by $500 million a year. And the railroads were demanding a 45 per cent in- mail. This would cost the govern- crease in their pay for hauling the ment another $143 million. None ol these arguments did any good. In the House, the fight was led by Rep. H. R. Gross of Iowa and Rep. Harold C. Hagen of Minnesota. Congressman Gross had been in the newspaper business from 1021 to 1035. when he switched to radio. Congressman Hagen still lists himself as editor of a Norwegian language newspaper, Ves- terheimen. Senator Carlson Opposed Increases Chairman Edward H. Reese (R.,Kan.) of the House Post Office Committee, supported the rate increases. But on this he differed sharply with his fellow Kansan, Sen. Prank Carlson, chairman of the Senate's Post Office Committee. Last April, Chairman Carlson had formed a Citizens' Advisory Council for his committee, just to study the postal-rate matter. The committee was made up largely of big mail users who stood to prof- It most by continued low rates. It included Waiter D. Puller, chairman of the board of Curtis Publishing Co., John E. Tillotson of Kansas City, a director of the Associated Third-Class Mall Users, and Edward B. Rubin of Chicago, vice president of Spiegel, Inc., who had sued the Post Office Department on the rate-increase question. The committee was given $100,000 of government money to Investigate the issue, although It had already been pretty well investigated by the Post Office Department. Anyway, under the excuse that the advisory council had not had time to complete its study and would not he ready to report until next January, the Senate refused to act on the Increase this year. The prospect ia that If postal wage increases and payments to the railroads are increased, without any Increase in postal rates, the Post Office Department deficit next year will be a full one billion dollars. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. Written for NEA Service 'Does excessive grief, worry, anger or remorse have any direct effect on the heart?" asks Mrs. M.C. "If not, what causes the pain which seems to originate in the heart, extend to the shoulder, and Ihen on down the upper left arm? Belief comes only after complete jeace of mind has been restored. "Is there really sucn a thing as ,. broken heart? We often road of old people dying ol broken hearts lifter their life-long mates have departed." The several questions contained In this letter are indeed interesting, first, it should be said that a "broken heart" In the sense In which this word is used by Mrs. C. is not recognized as a definite disease by physicians. Wlien someone is said to have x di'ed of n broken heart fol- owing'fhe loss of a life-long mate, some physical cause must be held responsible. However, it Is coming to be held more and more by medical men that worry, excessive grief, or other emotional upsets, have a direct effect on numerous bodi'v functions. Consequently, If the heart, the nervous system or the digestive tract are already disturbed by disease or Injury, they .nay be harmfully affected by grief, anger or worry, possibly jvon to the stage of bringing derf .•nrller than it would otherwise hnvq or.cmred. The first part of Mrs. c.'s leller describes symptoms which are typical of those of angina pectorls. and for purposes of this discussion it may be assumed Vhnt H is angina which is occurring. II has long been recognized that in angina the emotions play a tremendous part In the appearance ol symptoms. Emotion Aggravates Many years ago one famous phy- ilcian who himself had flnplna remarked that his life was in the hands ol any iool who ehose to annoy him. In. this \vny. therefore, e*cea»ive irl«f, worry, mg«r or remorse might have a direct ef- resuits of an angina pectoris al- fect on tiie heart by worsening the ready present. Finally, I should like to say a word about the favorable outlook for. many angina patients. If the attacks come only occasionally and are not too severe, and the patient is reasonably careful, the outlook is by no means so dark as was formerly believed. Indeed, medical annals contain the records of people who have had angina pectoris ior more than 25 years. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Here's a Sound Tip For Opening Bids By OSWALD JACOBT Written (or NEA Service An opening bid of four in a suit is usually made on a hand of great offensive strength but with little defensive strength. Your purpose In making such a bid Is threefold you hope to have a play for the contract if you are allowed to become declarer; you want to I make the bidding difficult for your [ opponents by forcing them lo guess ' at their best contract at a high level; and you want to warn your partner lhat a slam is unlikely even (hough your hand is quite powerful for offensive purposes. In today's hand. South held just about the hand that is ever bid in Ibis way. It is very difficult for the opponenls to compete, but they can actually make a slam at spades. Instead, they allowed South to play the hand and make a game In hearts. South played a low club from dummy on the opening; lend and ruffed in his own hand. He then proceeded to lead oul six rounds oi trumps, discarding i> diamond and four clubs from the dummy. It is always difficult for the defenders to discard properly in hands of this sort. If they attempt to inform each other, they give information at the same time to declarer; and if they make no such attempt, they run into the danger of saving the wrong cards. In this case West discarded all WEST AKJ87 V J4 * K3 + QJ1043 South 4V NORTH 12 AQC5 • Q652 #K9852 EAST A A10943 ¥2 »'A109S A A76 SOUTH (D> A2 *AKQ1098763 * J74 A None Both sides vul. West North East Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* Q his clubs, and East discarded some clubs and some spades. South correctly decided that West had begun with fewer diamonds than East. He therefore tried for a diamond trick by leading ft low diamond from his own hand. West properly played low, and dummy's queen forced out East's ace. East shifted to" spades, and South ruffed the second round. South now led a low diamond, fore, ing out West's king. Thus declarer's jack of diamonds furnished his tenth trick. Jackie Gleason was all set to move his TV show to Hollywood but Art Carney refused to leave New York. Gleason refused to part with Carney so the show remains on the east coast. . . Warbler Joni James is due for a glamor build- Ing at Paramount. She's a 35-23-34 girl. . . Movie director David Butler has a big wad invested in the new Las Vegas race track opening Sept. 4. . . Joe Pasternak, the producer. Is busting out as a songwriter with "I Just Love You." Down Calypso way — In Port of Spain, Trinidad, a pal wrote Frank Lovejoy, Polaroid glasses sell for 36 cent* each — the lame price tha theatera charge for admission. . . . Republic Is hatching plans to take cowpoka Tex Allen out of the small budget western groove and into the super-hay-burner field. The little horse operas no longer pay off at u\e box office now that kids see 'em for free on TV. Come On In With Jans Russell and Marilyn Monroe's feet and hand prints outside Grauman's Chinese theater for the engagement of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," Alan Wilson says the ads should read: "Come inside and see the rest." Milton Berle at the Sands,ln Las Vegas: "I saw Red Skelton last night and he said some of the funniest things that I'm going to say tonight." Cole Porter, explaining how he writes those hits: "I first choose a title, then plot out a melody, which I sing over and over to myself. The lyrics come to me and I set down the words that fit the rhythms." THE LORD'S PRAYER has had to withstand a great deal of mumbling and confusion, especially from children trying to learn It from poor enunclators, or, from muttering crowds. One little boy was heard to pray. "Harald be Thy name." Another begged, "Give us this day our Jelly bread." A New York child petitioned "Led us not Into Penn Station." —ForV Myers tFU.) News-Press. HOLLYWOOD —(NEA) — Close- ups and Longshots: Hollywood's rushing it's 3-D flickers into release as though the Martians were about to land and turn movie houses into hangars lor their flying saucers. Inside reason: The film Industry has decided the 3-D wallob Is gone. Moviegoers are back to shopping for good pictures —not gimmicks. Susan Cabot and Manuel Rojas, near wedding bells a few months back, have cooled way down. Rojas Is the polo player once b«- loved by Hita Hayworth. . . . Yvonne de Carlo and Turhan Bey are getting together — for a movie. He'll produce "The Lady Rode Bareback" with Yvonne at Lady Godiva. Problem: How to ride past the censors. . . Aldo Ray and his brother, Mario du Ray, are growling at one another. Mario is taking extra Jobs at the movie studios and Aldo object* to the whole thing. Ruth Roman and her wealthy mama-ln-law, Dorothy Schlff, are proving there's no chill between them, as rumored. . .Teresa Celli, the Italian-born beauty who walked out of an MGM contract when she married Barry Nelson, will have another try at a flicker career. Barry's back in movietown as Joan Caulfield's costar in CBS' upcoming T Vseries, "My Favorite Husband." . . . Jeanmaire, the ballerina of "Hans Christian Andersen," has gone back to her original tag of Kenee Jeanmaire. Naughty But Nice Joan Fontaine nixed a trip to Europe to costar with Dana Andrews in "The Fortress." Too tired says Joan, who let go a now-it- can-be-told note about her starring movie, "Decameron Nights," filmed in Spain. "It's a very naughty movie in a very elegant way. We kept it secret that we were making a picture based on the stories of Boccac- cio. Otherwise, church authoritiei in Spain would never havo ptrmit- ted us to maka Uu film." Projection room flash: "Al American" makes Tony CurtU Hollywood's biggest hunk of swoon bait. MOM'S "Latin Loven" it * magnificent Helen ROM wtrdrob* In searah of a itorjr. Producer Hugo Haas 1* deuytaf that a bond of $250,000 wai put up by Hal J. Makelim, a< widely r»- ported, as a guarantee that John Agar would finish his stint In HIM' film, "Bait," without boldln» \lf production, "The story wai «itir»ly ualrv* and In bad tast«." complain* X*M. Now that Uncla lam hw n*N4 the 18-month over»*u UK dodfv, all tha movla start who fl«d to Europe to cash in art comlaf home. Gene Kelly, who addad near. ly (500,000 to hit bank account. returnc In August with pltntr qf worries about tha racaption h«'i get from fans. "You'd be worrlad, too," h» taM a pal in London, "if you'd b**a pointed at as a tax dodger." A master mentallct who Hollywood at taohnliMl adrltor on a movla li still bluahlng. One day during filming of tb« picture, word reached tha set that Bddla Cantor had died of • h«rt attack. When told the nawi, the ment»ll«t expressed no surprise, lAyinf: '..'Yes, I knew It thi« morniDf, Thought waves, you know." An hour later the report WM established as falsa. Tha matter mentallst suddenly left tha tet smd didn't return for two diyt. TAX TALK MOVIEGOERS, tsked br meat/ theater owners to wrlta their coo- gressmen urging repaal of tbe 90 per cent federal tax on k6mli» sions, are screaming, and I don't blame them. Attorney Robert Coyne of the Council of Motion Picture Organizations was quoted In Washington as saying: ". . .in most Instances movie houses will not be able to relay the 20 per cent savings to patrons. It was never claimed that this bill would help the moviegoer," 75 Years Ago In Blytheville — Susie Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harman Taylor, underwent a tonsillectomy today at Walls hospital. Mrs. Otis Shepherd and daughter, Wynette, and Mrs. Theodore Logan, Miss Winifred Crawford and Mies Bonnie Jean Buchanan spent tha weekend In Memphis. While there they attended a performance of "Katinka" at Ovarton Park. Mrs. W. P. Brewer was elected president of the woman's Missionary society of the First Methodist Church at a meeting yesterday afternoon at the church. Having to work lit* ww • good excuse yean ago, but it has to be backed up these days* with the overtime pay U • wife's suspicious. All In the Family Answer to Prevlout Puiil* ACROSS 1 Daughter's nickname 4 Parent 8 Youngest family member 12 Mineral rock 13 Footless 14 Falsehoods 15 Negative won 16 Kind of triangle 18 One who growls 3 Brlttlellkt 4 Posts 5 Church rtcesi 6 Anchored 7 Paid notices in newspapers 8 Sheep cry 9 Troubles 10 Vegetable 11 Essential being bel s 28 Struck a golf 42 Shoshoneao " 11S ; 26 First husband [27 Musical ! direction '30 Barrel-maker 32 More submissive 34 Family dwellings ' 35 High regard 36 Editors (ab.) 37 Steals 39 Augments 40 Choice 41 Health resort 42 Dad's brother 45 Fast driver 49 Endured 51 Arid 52 Bacchanalian cry 53 Greek letter 54 Card game 55 Droops 56 Paradise 57 Suffix DOWN 1 Male children 2 Press ball 23 Women 29 Weapons (slang) 3 1 Weirder 24 Hurts 33 Russian 25 Head covering storehouse 26 Malicious 38 Conquered ! burning 4" Runs awav 27 Flee hastily 41 Closed ( co l] \ automobile Indian. 43 New star 44 Obstruct 46 Boy's nicknam* 47 Love god 48 Indian peasant 50 Nancy Hanks' , son

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