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tAGTS BIGHT BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINF.S, Publisher HARRY A. HAINE8, Assistant Publlsh«r A. A, FHEDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Witl&M Wittner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlnnti, Memphis. Entered u second class matter at the post- office at fllythevllle. .Ark'aruas. under act of Congress, October 8, 1917. Member ot Tho As,snciaUri Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ot Blythevillt or anj suburban town where carrier service Iz maintained, 25c per H'eek By mail, within a radius ot SO miles, »5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months Jl tt for three months; b.v nail outside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And he looked up and saw Uir rich mrn casting their gifts Into the treasury.—Luke 21:1. • * » There if. a burden of care in Retting riches., fear In keeping ifcem, tflniptaticn in usine them, guilt in p-bufingr them, sorrow in MFIIIC tii"m, and a burdsn of account al last rn be «:\en up concerning them.—Matthew Henry, ing them.—Matthew Henry, Barbs With the little kids on vacation, the best thing to try on your piano is furniture polish, • * *j TV makes people turn In later—and probably turn out less rlay. • • • An Ohioan hllllt i dog house 6x8 leet square with cement walls and electric heat. Most married men could use one ot those. * • • D«t >tormi urtm to Indicate lhat the latest f«nn movement It In an upward direction. • ' • • Now that dud ha.i to cultivate that old home Sarden, * r hat a tame name spade Is for a spade. Conventions Tend to Cover Importance of Stee! Strike Three months HRO President Truman thought the steel strike was so serious he seized the steel companies. The U.S. flag flew at mill gates, and workers went hack to their johs. Then the Supreme Court said the seizure w a« •*Tong, gave the mills hack to their owners, and workers went out on strike again. Today the mst of the idle ateel mills was spreading far into the rest of the nation's economy, and the Office of De- fence Mobilization has warned the strike had "wiped out virtually all the gain so far from the expansion program that has been under way since Korea." But in Washington, it was as if in ruling that the seizure was illegal, the Supreme Court had also ruled there was no emergency. President Truman turned a deaf ear to proposals that he use the Tan-Hartley law and accused the steel companies of "conspiracy against the public interest." The CIO - U n i led Steel workers snatched at the accvisalion and used it as the basis of N'LRB charges against the companies —ironically, under the provisions of the same Tall-Hartley law Truman wouldn't use. The administration apparently has the idea it can safely nap in a rocking chair because nobody is going to pay much attention to an emergency while all that July polifkkin' is going on j,, Chicago. The administration might be in for a shock if Ihe nation comes out of the convention smoke and finds itself suddenly running short of automobiles, tin cans, washing machines — and. even worse, ammunition, tanks and military aircraft. Lobor's Not Only Friends Labor's League for Political Kduca- tion. the political arm of (be American Federation of Labor, ha? picked its first tavsretf for in.ii. They are Senators Hyrrl of Virginia, Hrewster of Maine and Kmiwhiiul of California. Tills is an opportune moment, tbere- foi'f;, to remind organized labor to gauge its political friends and its interests ir.ure carefully and more broadly (ban it lv:.« usually done in recent election years. Labor might consider, for example, v i-v!licc n man who understand? our cru- ' a! foreign affairs and votes wisely on t..ini is not, a better friend these days tl'Rii one who simply rubber stamps ev- ivy narrow piece of pro-labor legislation. And labor might remember the lesson of Ohio in 1950, when !t sought to defeat Senator Taft as "labor's chief enemy." Some 35 per cent of labor's own following spurned labor leaders' advice and vot'Cd their convictions «s whole citizens who were worried about many more problems than just the status of the Taft-Hartley law. American workers are complete human beings, not just jobholders. And a yes-man is not necessarily your hest friend, These lire things for labor's political chieftains to ponder. Hungry for News For another strike with different implications, take a look up in the northwest at Tacoma, Wash., where there hadn't been an issue of the cily's only paper, the News-Tribune, since Ihe pressmen walked out nearly' three months ago, Tacomans, hungry for the printed word, .eagerly snatched up an eight-page daily put out b.v idled jipw.snion, but there were only !|,IIOO copies for 80,000 renders. And there were no ads. Without the printed page to tell readers what was on the shelves, business in Tacoma stores fell off as much as 35 per cent. In its enforced idleness, Ihe News- Tribune marie dramatic proof that neivsi papers are just as vital to community life today ns they ever were, despite ail the claims of radio and television. Views of Others Turf Tussle Draftsmen blueprint, skyscrapers flairlr-ssly; engineers project tunnels tn the inch; astronomers precisely chart the heavenly bodies. But has civilization yet produced the essential eflicienry expert — and Infallible mauper of tawnmowlng? Man, mule, or motor-ixnvcrcrt, what lawnmowing cries for Is scientific, itep-.sann^ planning. Still, applied mathematics slt.s on Its award and applies nothing. Take an average lawn, say 20 by M feet In th« clear. In the clear, that Is. except for a few shrubs, trees, stumps, bicycles anrt old clou bones. What pattern best saves foot-mllpK? The standard 13 to mow the slries of a rectangle until it vanishes. But the approach has no Imagination. Only > rlee.p hunch there IK a shorter way. Also the sweat of bacfcinK and squaring for 90-rtegree turn.!. Or there Is the circular attack, leaving the lorncru for the neighborhood trespassers to s-car down. This is usually the mark of an eccentric, a show-off, or > whipped salesman revolting against a straight cnmmlisMn',: No turns, true. But the constant leeward pressure tends tn develop A shoulder lurch. Besides, you look silly chasing yourself nt the finish. Or the trianslilatlon plan. This devotee Is likely to be the sneaky type, prone to short cut.s from dubious motive. He loses nn ergs expended, however as the pattern not only Involves sharper turns but retracing > mo\vcrt section to progress to the next triangle. Or the pretpel design. This ha.", plenty ol oomph, plenty nr distinction and imagination. But little grass mowed. It Is frerjuenlly a best buy, however, for the weak character who lets a phone call Interrupt the Job for a day or two. Finicky neighbors can't tell whether the lawn wasn't mowed or he keeps a goal. —St. l-ouls Globe-Democrat Bit Off Too Much In Wn.OiinpInn, a p<v|i,pman «•».« fined $jno nftcr entering a invrrn »hlle ofr duly nnri pmrh- mg wnities.sps. "paltine" houco drums, pertormlnc an impromptu riance and scuffling with the bar- tftlcier. Out of it. Ihe policeman ent a hrnkrn tooth. HP. fxplained to his superiors ho bloke it while blt- inc his liiiRrrniills. His 5iii>enor.s didn't believe nun. No Bonder. A man that busy rtldtrt have time to be titling his lingrrn.iils. - Knoxville Neivs-Sentlnel. SO THEY SAY I cannot and will nol cut mv ronscienre tn fit thi' yiar 1 ;. lashmm.-Writer Lillian Mdlinan. re- IIISIIIK lo testify nhclhrr ,<he ever nai; a Coni- niumst Raifhall dirt not comf before Con.crp.w ^iih hiiiirts. — Consio.'iinjn PalricV; J. Hillm?' 'R, Calil.i. Th» Ionian s'ho ran thrcn any^hinc on and l»'k vieii! HIM c!nc = n't exiit. — Hollywood cos- tMiiif rle^ianpr Kate I^son. .Americans aic !n tense anc; keypri un It Is im- poffihlf fvr-r, to put thorn In sleep with a sermmi. —Dr, Norman Vincent pcalp. It ^ar- fA,'y to eot tnair.c-rl. hill izclHriR unhitched »a,< » lot or trouble. So I never hotherrrt. —Robert. I» Jarnw, admitting ht h»d st> »ivei. Many a Slip TUESDAY, JULY 15, 1052 Peter fdson's Washington Column — Republican Platform Seemingly Favors Both Sides of Many Issues CHICAGO — \ GO —(NEA)~ The Repub-| form completely ducks the conlro- .Iform on which the new i versy over the recommended level licnn plnuuim mi wiucn me new i versy over the recommended le presidential nominee must run for. of farm price supports It says in election is nn amnztng document, one place. "We- favor a farm pro- but not necessarily for the reasons! gram aimed at full parity prices which its drafters may point to for all farm products in the mar- in their pride of ..... authorship. M. Nixon of California remarked "H isn't poing to make \ m a n y people h P. p p y. but it may not make anybody mart." Nixon should know-. He helped write it. ' I'etcr Kilion On a number al ke.y 'issues, it is almost Impossible to tell what the Republican platform stands for. due to Its apparent effort to take all sides of every mipslion. In the labor plnnk. for instance the GOP platform guarantees tn the working man "the righi to a job without a union." This is the great ope nshnp guarantee, so much ket place. This could nionn 100 per cent of parity for support prices, for all crops, both perishable and nonperishable. But in the next sentence of this plnnk. this program is limited to "commodity loans on nonperishable proriucls." And in the sentence afier that, support on per"locally con- agreements , ishables is limited to trolled" marketing only. The 1S:>'2 platform does such practices. Here again is an apparent contradiction In terms. No federal action in this field is possible if states rights are to be respected. On promotion of internationa! trade and reciprocal trade agreements the platform savs. ". . . We shall press for the eliminia- tion of discriminatory practices against our exports, such as a preferential tariff." In the next sentence it says, "our reciprocal trade agreements. . .will safeguard our domestic enterprises. . , against unfair import competition." Reconciling those contradictions might well challenge the ingentl- changp i ity of a slippery eel. How foreign me 1:10.1 piaum-m noes cnange i ny ol a slippery eel. How foreign the 1948 endorsement ol flexible discrimination against U. S. exports Dl'lCf* Sllnnnrt.S Rill Iho 10^*3 nla>- *.•*»> I,*, *>liv«;«.. f~.J ...!.;._ .i-_ rr n price supports. But Ihe 1952 pla{- form does nol mention the 90 per cent support level now generally in effect. And it seems to endorse 1(10 per cent support, without saying so. fn the snialf business section of the platform it says, "at the same time, we shall relentlessly protect . ... .................. ._.. ......... .. ....... „ opposed by Ip.bor iminn leaders 'our free enterprise system against and monopolistic and unfair trade, prac- " and the principal issue in the steel strike. But In the no.vl section nf the labor plank, it offers to labor unions Ihe rieht to establish "union shop" contracls with manncremerH. Hnw these done at the two things rould be nme time win take ae some tall explaining by the candi- tice.s This septus (o offer something of a contradiction in terms, for in an absolutely free enterprise system, it would be necessary to ban unfair trade practice laws which fix prices. On the civil rights plank, in the same way, the GOP comes out (or dale for the presidency. If he gets elected, it would lake some tail doing to settle the steel strike to aisu mases a wean stan m sup- please both manaaemenl or labor | port of federal legislation to furth- ilnions under cither or imifi planks, ier tair employment practices, with- On fnrm policy, the OOP plat-1 nut duplicating stale efforts to end states richl.s and federal antl-lynch- .. ing and anti-poll tax laws, and \ s also makes weak stab In sup- . . xo can ue eliminated while the tf. S. protection Is guaranteed against foreign Imports, all in the name of sweet "reciprocity," is almost impossible to figure out. The great foreign policy compromise worked out by John Foster Dulles with so much ballyhoo is a 1000 word-section devoted largely to indictment of the results from the Democratic administration ot foreign affairs. It does not mention bi-partisnn foreign policy. This could lead to as assumption that there would be no such thing it the Republicans win the election. As a whole, on both foreign and domestic policy, the sections in which the Republican platform minces no words and indulges in double talk are those which e well-deserved criticism to the Democrats for their blunders of the past 20 years. On that, all Republicans and many Democrats agree unequivocably. the Doctor Says — By EinVIN P, ,1ORT)AN. .M. I). Written for NEA Service C,rr;U projrress h<is bfpti mnrie In rprcni years in rrhnbililarinz or improving the phy^irni condition of those urtims ot polio - .vho have been un fort; i in tc onousiii in hrvvo serious musni!;\r nr ci ipplinc rtt*- frrl.i after thr acute rtiSiMse 1.=. over. Inrircd. many of thnsr \vho at fu^t'lnnJv n> if llipy will nrvpr oe flblr lo iv a Ik a :nm o\env,nliv df>- vrlop thrir rmi.=rlr? to a I'-mnrrC- Miir rioirrr. nnd thr pri -\\\ n nf nt rripiilme is oftrn f^r less thnn one would rxjvct at first. The fir^f .^eps in Th« J-.TT^ -»f pn- !to virtini5 after thfl fti-uir illpc-si is >r .TIT to nl a kr 5iirr- t'nni n--»m is vrlirvrrt anrt to sprc-tf ihr rrlirf of isi'lp Uchtnfss. Un'il i his L* dmitv pi opf r ;t;o» LAII of the i n vn I vcrf pn.r t. ISA • L n l! \ n r rn 01 Ire is impossible. The n^ .»f m- i^Hiprm ly prrsmhf d s r <! a * i v r «. lirM. pa.^siv** motion nr.ri f-peoinliy Mif pnfsrver o[ time, all ^ ork to« ni ri thi<; end. FPmiilatine nui-triitnr m^v»'nirnt«; nn',5t be rarrifrj nuf W'ith crr;ir c.'re Pf vei n] moa.Mirr?, inrUulnm nms- .'.icf, may br ncrrr-Firy. On. e :hc pl,->n of .irjmn h.i- brrn rimrlrci j;>- f\\. It \f> po>*ihlr to prn rrrt \\i»'n the variola Trentmrn'^ whv.'h nip r.n r^,- 5.?r^' 'n hnnc abo'jt rhr ,-^r f.itr-st po-'-ible ripcrrn o{ niiT^riiint irrov- ri y Mu^rlr ftirncth (-- nhfa;ti--n iiv iti- i n i en5i tic thn amcuint o[ nc T r^n\ crnrtxiallv. KxfrriP^p nr.ti'-; v. ;t:rr Jiclp Ptiornioii.^ty. The v\ a 1 rr y.\^~ port<• the limb* FO Mi^.1 'hc^ bp movpd 'Aitli nv;rh lr-.^ cltnrt ' is iircossary in ;lir air. \Vjilkme Mio-iM he hr.'iin ['lily and ciadxnlJy. P-oinrtinif povi MIth brai rs u an\ ;pab'ie In milrt rftpos, res'or me thi* m nia\- fakf- onlv a t^-.v '>er>,* r \ sev-ere ones tt takre much lougcr. i Imprnvempnt often continues for a ; very lonj time. f Snrecrvn May Be .N>rdcrf : Surcery. such as the Ipnpthriiiiic ; of a tentlriTi. may be desirable. Spr- rial kinds of aniinratu.s ran bp- u'-td. i Tlii> patirnt may bp tnucht to cic- I vrlfip n?^' motions \vhirh rpjilly , niran ;hp MiViMitution of OOP nuts- j mini- irnup for atiothrr. In all of i thr.= c strps, palicnce, rare and s'sill are important.. The results are rpwardinc bccnusc i rno-t of who have bpen rnp- ! plPd ran se crrafly Improcpri and event,;allv learn to take pan in many ph\siral activities The spiril and amhnion of the patient iiave: ; mnrh to do iv;ih thp dearep of evt*n- itual improvement In thpsp rrpjirrts many virrims of polio are lessons 'o ; all of u,v •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Don't Insist on Returning a Lead By OSWALD .I.U'OBY Written for NF.A Service ] "Here's an unusual proof of the ! tact that it-'t always pay to] return partner's lead." writes! C. M. Smith nf Madison, Wise. "In ! , the accompanying hand. KoMth had; ' nn chance for this contract until - East camp to his assistance. ; "West loci the king of hcail.s. ^nrt Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOI.LVWOOD - fNEA) _ Be . hind the Screen: Zippy zsa Zsa Oabor's design lor marriage has eyebrows zooming again. She reconciled with George Sanders after another separation with the understanding that she could keep a dinner and dancing date she's promised a wealthy admirer. "It was like a scene from Noel Coward," Zsa Zsa recalled. "I wasn't ready when he arrived so George Invited him to hare n drink My husband liked him very much. George said. 'Have a good time dear,' end ve vent out. "Next morning al breakfast George said, 'Did you have a good time?' "I said 'No.' George, seemed happv about it." ' ' Smooth sailing nor for her marriage to George? "Maybe." she confided. "Hut .inn know Kimethtmr—he. doesn't rani * wife and I don't rani a hmtnnd. lie rants a mother »n<I I isnt » father." * • • IJoyd Nolan's doctors suspect a throat nodule that may require sitr- eery-the result of the strain on Nolan's pipes during rehearsals for the Broadway musical, "Coutin 1 Tims." Wilhin Inches of the altar decision, the Robert, Taylor-Diane Garrett romance went blooey Stan Laurel, on tour with Oliver Hardy in England. Is on the ailing list afaln . . . Gorgeous Sally Gray, who retired from British films five years ago. will be George Raffs leading lady in the London-made "Traitor's Highway,' STAGING A PROTEST Sally Forrest, champing at the hit because MGM hasn't assigned her to a picture in almost a year, will do another stage stint when she finishes her co-starring role with John Agar In a summer stock company production of "Gramercy Ghost." II'a called a technical suspension when a star leaves her studio while she's still under contract. Thercs a wobble, in Ihe marrl- ace of Gordon MacRae and Sheilah Stevens that has their palj going "Tsk. tsk." " Let other ynunj. budding Gjrsons and rip Havillands hllce up their jkirts In the cheesecake fe.vp.r that's sweepinpo ver Hnllyirnori — .Tnrly r.anTenrp Is* licking In her junj (not qamM as movie-town's only Iff »rt hollout. .Jody. i slender, Interne beauty who clicked as Burl Lancaster's leading lady in "Ten Tnll Men" and fiio's now with Mickey Rooney In "All Ashore." Just won't ?>ip into i bathing suit, or a scantv ' ier v...., ny outfit (y the studio v s Her stems are as sha| ,i s Gr , ble's, but Pody's wailinp lu,t "I'm not a glamor girl. I never have been and I never want to bp. I started out to be nn actress and if [ f a 'n. because I won't do cheesecake, then other card from his hand and would have defeated (he contract, but. the heart return allowed South to make H. "South ruffed the heart and ran all of his trumps and the top clubs. When he led the last club dummy had two spades and a heart, and so did West—but West had to discard before the dummy. If West discarded a heart, dummy's six would be good: and If West, discarded a spade, declarer would maJce two spade tricks. 'If East had iept the ten of hearts in his hand this squeeze would have died aborning. West could keep spades, and East would hold the ten of heart*, and South would have nothing but regrets." I agree entirely with Mr. Smith's comments on the play of the hand. East didn't think, and South did. This made a difference of 700 points. I should polnl out. however, that South did his thinking only after he had landed himfeif in a bad contract, slam was preity remote when North responded with only two no-lrump. so South should have eone for the sure game in no- trump rather than the very doubtful game in diamonds. At. a contract of three no-trump there are 10 easy tricks no matter how hard the defenders think. MAKING NO SEPOTA'Cl.E MGM's "Julius Caesar" will l,av« no resemblance to the super-spectacle type of movie. Thais the word from the studio's Joseph Mankiewicz, who told me: 'It's jin Intimate. harrl-lilUJtie Psychological melodrama and It." tn the cast: James Major?, lirwr (,arson. Marlon Brando and Deborah Kcrr. • • • Tony Dexier. who separated Irom ni* »ifc, has now moved In with his press sgent, • * • It's comic Irwin Corey's rsm about Director Michael Curtis when, he was hiring a secretary. "The hours are flexible." Curtts said. '-You can get In anytime before 6 and leave anytime after 6." Dolores del Rio and man-ahout- «<"ra Lew Riiey decided to tell it t o Senor Preacher down Mexico way when she returned from her Ion" European vacatjon last week! , They « being tossed parties almost every night m honor of the forthcoming hitching. i* * ' That doll who's the spitting Image of Marilyn .Monroe on bill, boards advertising beer is actually Marilyn, it will take years before al! the commercial poses made of her before she hit movie stardom are exhausted. X-rays will reveal within a few weeks whether Barbara Rush and Jeffrey, Hunter will receive a double package, from the stork in late August. An Trma-hrafned sleno whoso . punctuation Is nut nf this world ; .sent a postcard bark from Bermuda thai has CBS execulirrs red .raced. She wrote: "Lots nf fun—being had b.v ill." Elizabeth Taylor is reading the script of "Athena/ sent to her in London by MGM. A comedy about a family of fresh-air fiends' Victor Hugo's "Toilers of Hie j Sea" will be filmed in England this : year with Director Rarml Walsh at the helm. Greer Garson's set to drop her usual elegance In "My Mother nnU 1 Mrs. McCiiesncy," her sixth co- starrms movie with Walter Pld- geon. The plot has a small Cana- t dlan town background. Read Courier News Classified Ads. If you think you hear faint crashes arounri the house at night, pay no attention to them. Arch Nearbrile says they're simply echoes of vote pledges I misted by some of the de-legates to the Republican Convention last week. @ NEA 75 Years Ago In B/y-fhevif/e— It ha* Vvr-u predicted that elec- tnr-ily will b" m.iri" avnihl>!<* in persons linn* In Dye*-: Colony hp- forr th" rmi '>f the year. Di anr! Mrs. A M. 'W.i>hhlirn anrt son. jnhn '.vr>r» Rlviheville vul- toi-.- n\rr :he wr-^icPr.ri. n<>i>T.i Floi' h.vt as hpreucsl. Emily Rue Slhrrhlait. of Osreola. NORTir * A 532 V643J * 53 *987 EAST WEST * J 1087 VKQJS VI097 * 2 » ICI9R 4 AQ10S. 1 ) +J642 SOITH <D| * 964 » AS * AKCJ J87 + AK Both sides vul. Snut»» West North tfas< 2 » Pass 2 N'.T. Pass 3 » p ass 3 ^ pjss 5 * Pajs Pass Pass Opening lead—V K South nearly conceded a heart and I two spades to save time. But 'here ' was just a chance for the contract if he got a little help, so he decided tn play the hand out, "So-ith relused the first trick but won the second with the ace of hearts. He then ducked a spade around to East. "What should East return at this moment. Since he was a dutiful lend returner, he led a third round of heart*. He could ha,ve played any On the Air Waves HORIZONTAL, VERTICAL 1,7 Wireless 1 Lobate actress 2 Moth genus 13 Speaker 3 Raver 14 Assault 4 Greek letter 15 Fruit 5 Not any 16 Having a fi Rubbings out keel-like ridge 7 Under 17 Entomology commilmcnt Ar r A B P" IE >s> i M T O H V ? A U G A rVE "o K "T m R T 1 o •OT r 's K A J^ ta £• to M R *a ^ |= L. T Previous Puzzfe ^c> A M '•'• g- t= K T n E c A T K e. M S LJ ^ 1 E? E 1 E B '$• T te ~T T A ftS £~ A S e A S E ^ c? H & L_ e B e A G> y M E & S ^ A I >- •S H 1 E R N E O 1 C* N E e i- E E 1 d M S N 'S' S E (nb.) 18 Compound ether 20 Individual 21 Expires 23Kooleri vase 24 Heavy blow 25 Manufactory of weapons 27 Otherwise 2B E\Ssl 29 She portrays Skelton's mother on the radio 30 Legal point 31 Malt drink 32 Burmese wood sprites .14 Failed to hit 37 Number (pi.) 38 Cooking ulcnsil 39 Mountain pool 41 Urge (Scot.) 42 She is a a cl re ss 44 Pedal digit 45 Clamors 47 Hebrew ascetic 49 PulTs up 50 Armed with a sword 51 Screed 52 ^'' ••mding locks of 9 African fly (var.) 10 Claws 11 Mortgagee 12 Senior IS Attempt 32 Oil from orange flowers 33 Poisonous gum resin 34 Knragcd age 35 Diners 26 Mineral rocks 36 Male bees 27 Lampreys .17 Doctrine 29 Most showery 3R Antiquated ' 40 Poverty- stricken 42 Bamboolike , 24 Of 43 Eskers 46 Station (ah.) 48 South by cast (ab.)

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