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PAGE POUR (ARK.) COURIER KEWJI WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 80, 195f • BLYTMEVTLLK COURIER NCWf ' THE COURIER NEWS OO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher BARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher . A. A. FREDRICK6ON, Editor . HUMAN, AdveriWM M«flM«r Bole N»Hon*l Adwtlsin« Representettret: Wall toe Witmer Oo., Hew York, Chle»»o, DetroH, Att»nt». Memphlj. fctercd H second claw nwtVr »t *e poet- eMtee at BlytheviHe, Arkansa*, under act of Con- JTMG, October 9, 1911, Member of The Associated Prcs* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blythevllte or my •uburban town where carrier service It m«ln- tatned, 25c per week. By mail, within » radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per vear J250 for six montVis, $1.25 for three months; b? mail outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And I said unto them, If yt think food, rive me my price; and If not, forbear. So thej- welihed for my price 33 pieces at silver.—Zachariah 11:1*. » * • There is a third silent party (o all our bargains. The nature and soul of things takes on Itself the guaranty of the fulfillment of every contract, so that honest service cannot come to loss.—Emerson. Barbs A cold snap In the south caused large damage to crops—and your grocer will tell you more about It later. * * • Women »re just M important u men In today's itnigck, «ayi > lecturer. Would there be my »tmrrle If It weren't for women? * * * Icy street* show more and more autolste who, like their fenders, are bent on careless driving. .. * * » The Mtest side for m man to take In an qqrnmefit between two friends Is the outside. + * * About now is the time when all good New Year resolutions will be carried out^and burled •me plaee. Tokyo Dispatch Tells Story To Be Read With Shame A dispatch from Tokyo by Edward Kennedy, Scripps-Howard correspondent, sets down a story that ought to b« read with shame throughout this It teHs how a private, wounded on patrol, was brought to a forward hos- pttal m Korea with one leg nearly shot off, his other foot shattered and an arm broken. He needed blood badly. But there wasn't any, because the civilian blood line from the home front had failed. So fo«r fighting soldiers from the front lines, who might themselves be struck down at any time by enemy. fire, had to be pulled back to the hospital tent to give their blood in hope of saving their comrade. Thirteen others from the wounded man's front-line regiment also gave their blood. When the soldiers had each given a pint, they returned to their foxholes and bunkers. As Kennedy put it: "In the States you get coffee and cookies after you give a pint of blood. These men got a Chinese Communist attack for breakfast, and they got shot at for lunch." The wounded man's life was saved, though he lost a leg. And he's grateful that his buddies could be spared from the fighting front nt the critical moment. What this story tells about our performance on the home front could consume the space of several editorials. Rut is any comment really necessary? ttntti «M thici#. TTiey are not here dealing with eome technical issue that can b« batted about with careless abandon from year to year, To put off a decUion on Alaska and Hawaii l« sn affront to their citizens. They have signified their desire to join the 48 states as Americana of full rank. They are entitled to know, within a reasonable time and in the language of votes exactly how the United States feels about their application. Obstructing congressmen are play- Ing with more than the future of Hawaiian* and Alaskans. Every year that they succeed in blocking final action detracts from the image of America as a great open-hearted land that welcomes new blood and fresh growth. By these unjustified delays they are suggesting to the affected territories—• and perhaps the outside world—that the United States has become a closed corporation. This time there can be, no pleading, as there has been in the past, that the crush of last-minute congressional business prevents fair study of the statehood proposals. Congress is undertaking the job early enough to rewrite them 10 times and still enact them before the July 1 Republican convention. The lawmakers are up against the gun this time. They cannot stall any longer without incurring risk of rude insult to our territorial citizenry and reflecting harmfully upon the vaunted flexibility of the American democratic system. They have to choose. Views of Others SO THEY SAY 'Boss of the Year' Free/ S. (Rock) Saliba Has Year-round Interest in Competitive Sports Bj CLAUDE K. SPARKS (Coor^r Ne»» Staff Writer) An ardent athletic fan. Fred S. (Rock) fialtba, recently named "Boss of the Year" by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Is a former Blytheville High School football player, former prudent of the city'B only minor league baseball club and helped to organize one of this section's first professional football contests. His nickname of "Rock" was Ulven him while playing football here. Its exact origin Is not clear, he says. The ?on nf a Syrian grocery and candy firm operator, Mr, Saliba. was born on Washington's birthday,—Feb. 22,—In 1900. at fltgreen. fiyria (now Lebanon), and came to this country In 1906 with his parents, Ho HOW operates a beer, tobacco and candy wholesale agency In Dlythcvllle. Terming himself an "all-around sportsman" In that he has a keen Interest in nil types of athletics. Mr, Qiillbn once played seml-pro- fejslona] baseball and was president of the Blythevill" Giants, a farm club of the New York Giants for several years In the old Northeast Arkansas League. After his graduation f r o m f Blythcvllle Hlph School, Mr. Saliba attended the University of Arkansas for one year and is now a member of the University Booster Club's inter-chapter, the "Wild Hoes." His high-school football career was cut short In his senior year when an Injury took him out of the line-up. He played under Sam C. Coston, u'ho he says started fonlball at BHS and was an All- America n quarterback, Mr. Saliba was editor of the first The Office and the Man The bond which holds society together is the assumption thct one's neighbor, until and unless he proves himself otherwise, Is a man of good will. Similarly, tho mortar which binds the foundation stones of a government by. of, and for the people Is the assumption that It Is a government of laws and of offices, not of men. Too many untrustworthy neighbors, eventually, could turn ft social community into a nihilistic horde In which every man's hand was against every other's. So untrustworthiness must be dealt with. But suspicion run riot leads toward chaos as surely BS does Improbity itself. •Too many unworthy 'm'en In public office, eventually, could make a mockery of government by the people and lend to dictatorship by one of the extremes. So unworthy men must be turned out by the orderly processes provided whenever opportunity affords, and worthy men chosen in their place. But disrespect of the office because one feels the incumbent unworthy, carried far enough, heads just as ^uj-cJy toward tyranny—by way of anarchy. It makes, 7 also, the office undesirable, If not untenable, for the worthy man who should fill it. It is because of these considerations that we are distressed by such Incidents as that of the father who recently refused n posthumous Medal of Honor for his son because acceptance might Infer the President was "a pro[wr party" to bestow the honor. Pushing aside for the moment the merits of this particular case—that the pain of grief asks tolerance for this father's Intensity of feeling, and hat, whatever may be Mr. Truman's shortcomings in office, he is a man of deep and sincere patriotism—the occurrence Is symtomatlc of a dangerous trend of the times- Hate, not love. Is blind. And (he inclination to substitute personal hatreds Tor rational disagreements, however vigorous, leads toward a national state of mind Ul-Mitted to win through the complex and difficult challenges which loom ahead. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR once over lightly- A. A, my reputation »s a gay, yo-lo-heU »ort of character And all-round doubtful credit risk, I am actually a real sympathetic fellow. Beneath this mail-order suit coat beats a heart of cardiovascular gold, easily touched by the woes of mankind. * I recognise a sociological problem when I see one. i don't hav« to t» beaten about the head and fact t\ realize these things. And I feel trjfc world owes Life magazine a small—. * infinitesimal, actually — vot« <rf (Rock) Sallba.. ."Boss of the Year"... (Courier News edition of the BHS "Chickasaw," the school annual, he recalls and also served as editor of the high school "Echo," as the school paper was then called. ThEs now Is the "Chickasaw." Although he has some interest In hunting, his main interests He In competitive sports such as foot. See SALIBA on Pa^e 1 The DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Sen-ice (Last of a series on heart disease) As more and more people live into late middle years and old age, a condition known as angina pectoris becomes more common. The meaning at this medical term is simply pain in the chest, but- It is caused by an insufficient amount of bleed flowing to the heart muscle, usually as a result of hardening of the arteries. These blood vessels are called the coronary arteries. When the passageway through these arteries has been seriously rrowed and not enough blood sses thrcuzh them, the needs of heart muscle are not satisfied id it is this blood lack which uses pain. The pain is usually absent when e patient is resting, it is likely be noticed the first time when s heart is pumping rapidly as appens when exercising (climbing or running for the bus, for Peter Ft/son's Washington Column — Some Democrats Feel Change Due Even If It Means 4 Years of Taft WASHINGTON (NEA) — Some prominent Washington Democrats —former New Deal officials now hi private life—are saying privately to each other that the Truman administration ought to be relieved of power and retired In the coming election. They say this even though it might mean having to take four yea-ps of Taft. Reasons given are t h a t the Democrat* n ow in office are and tireci. They've been in office too long. A new broom and a thorough house-cleaning are in order. In time the changes would work to the advantage of the Democratic party as a whole. Four years out of potter would allow a number of the old fossils in the party to retire quietly from public life. Newer, fresher nnrt younger men would step up to tnke their places. They think an Invigorated party Peter Edson punch drunk would emerge to sweep back into \ power in 1956, and carry on the tra- ; riitlonal program of the party of Jefferson, Jackson , Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt. Investigators May Nol Like This Dr. E. U. Condon., former Director of the National Bureau of Standards, is writing a book, "I Was Investigated." It will ridicule many of the procedures used by loyalty Investigators in probing Dr. Condon's past. But it could backfire because some people can't take a Joke when they're the butt or it. Mr. Churchill's Gallant Gesture There is nothing the matter with Prime Minister Winston Churchill's eyesight. He showed this as he entered the Mayflower banquet room to speak off-the-record to more than a thousand press and, radio correspondents in a luncheon meet- insr. Everyone stood up and ap- plmtrted as Winnie came into the room. When he passed Vera Clay. Newsweek correspondent, the Prime Minister stopped and smiled. She was dressed in a gray suit, with a bright red Scotch plaid tarn and, match- in? scarf. With her blond hair railing over her shoulders she made a striking and pretty picture that would mak any prime minister look twice. Bu t obviously fussed Vera and shi blushed. She was. even mnre fusted whei he gallant Winnie stooped, pickei up her nafpkin which had fallen t ;he floor as she had risen from he chair, and handed it back to he with n big smile. The crowd cheer ed and Vera turned as red as he tarn. Later, her colleagues kidded he little bit and asked her for he life story, to be titled. "I Dro[\oe My Hnnky at Winnie's Feet." Bu she swears she didn't do it on pur pose, and that it \vas an accident Who Represented Whom? E. N. Rousseau, Washington rep resenlative of Olin Industries, ha called attention to an error in a item appearing recently in this co] umn. It said that Washington law yer Thomas G. Corcoran represent ed Olin Sn its application for go^ ernment approval to build an alu mimim plant. Mr. Rousseau denie that Mr. Corcoran ever represente Olin. Secretary of interior Oscar \ See EDSON' on Pape 8 IN HOLLYWOOD By EKSKTNE JOHNSON NEA SlafT Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEAl — Exclusively Yours: Lee. J. Cobb's friends are worried about the clouds of misfortune that continue to shadow his career. His wife has suffered a complete collapse because of it nnrl is In n private sanitarium. Cobb's co-starring stint with Ric.h- Firrt Conte and Vanessa Brown in Alex Onttlieh'.s "The Fishier" is his first movie role In 10 months. AUliuuRh It's not being told to everyone, insiders Insist that he was actually set for the Willy Lohman rnlt> in "Death of a Salesman" and replaced hy Frederic March at the last moment for "pressure" reasons. No Excuse to Sidetrack Statehood Bills In a short time Congress will again consider, as it has for the past several years, the question of statehood for Hawaii and Alaska. Few measures are more deserving of favorable action. Both territories have themselves voted for statehood. They have passed every reasonable test for entry into the United States. There can be no legitimate excuse for sidetracking the issue or delaying it further. The statehood question is in danger of becoming one of those hardy congressional perennials, brought up every year and pushed part way but never finally enacted. Some men in Congress are worried that two new states might upset the present political balance between the two major parties. Other opponents object for reasons that do not blend well with the Amerrcnn tradition. But the lawmakers ought to under- These tragedies are a high price to pay for corrective legislation, but It Appears we can't get the necessary law without thpm.-Sen. Matthew Xceiy (D.. W. Va.> on tonl mine disasters* + * We have a phrase which Is spoken In our church at ever}" service: that religion is for all sorts and conditions of men. But In too many Episcopal churches, if all sort* and conditions of men we re to walk down the a i sle on Su nd a y, the vestrymen would drnp dead.—Episcopal Bishop Austin Pardue of Pittsburgh. * * + We cannot solve the problems of the world by becoming a militarized nation which weks to win It* way by force and intimidation.—John Poster Dulles. * ' * * No force on earth will be able to overthrow the Kremlin. It would be a ludicrous, preposterous attempt.—Andrei Vishnuky, Soviet Foreign Minister. * # * I wish the United States and Canada have the feeling that we here are determined and able to put our house In order —British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. ' * + * I am convinced today that, basically, the large percentage ol public servants are morally and Intellectually honest There should" tm no place at all in government for the venal rascals who bring harm to other loyal workers as well as violate the public trust.—Federal Judge Thomas P. Murphy. Vaughn Mnnroe will be a cowboy hero at Republic, but he has no - ' ' threat ing over the four comedies starring Francis, the "talkinc" mule, which UI has made since 1349. The pictures are expected to gross more than 510,0(10,000. The mule cost the studio $300 and collects no salary. Cost- of Francis' upkeep Ss S233 p year—5115 for hay, 550 for oats and S'f> for shoes. Intention of brromintr current hor?E>-opry stars, "I'm the cowboy type, I think," Monroe tolc! me. "but I 'don't want to go on playino cowboys. There are too many other good things nrounrt. "BfFidf!-, to be a successful movie cowboy, a guy's got to live the part. For Christmas. I he studio cave Fi ruiels n ne* blanket and a bunch of carrots. The blanket cost $15, the carrots 25 cents, Randolph Scott, the star with the steely blue eyes and the Gary Conperl?h scams down his face, rhuckled on the set. of "Man With a Gun" at the report that Holly- to i "wood Is whittling down its hay- burner production for 1952. "I've been making westerns fnr 20 years," Randy said- "And every year I hear they're cutting 'em down, "I've never for?ottnn a les&on 1 teamed when I was in a small Arizona town years ano. The theater East had actually returned the fo' of spades it was clear that East he started with fewer than'four spade Hence South still had queen-ei? ol spades after two rounds h; been played. West had already rcon two spa tricks and could win a third whe ever he chose. He could also d pend on taking the ace of hea as a fourth defensive trick. Whe was the fifth defensive trick? , West was afralti to lead a hea because South had bid that si So West lecl a. diamond, and Soi rattled off nine tricks in clubs a diamonds with great speed a n d | equally great happiness. ! West would have led a heart if he had counted declarer's tricks. Nothing could stop declarer from winning nine tricks if he had both red kin?s. Contrariwise, any de- 'etu-e would succeed if East- had loth red kings. Thought was needed only If the red kings were divided. A.s West found out. a diamond lead was fatal If South had that g. A heart lead was correct because it would succeed if East had xample). During such periods of extra ork, the heart needs larger quail- ties of blood than it does when at . A person who has angina pec- orls must, therefore, learn how luch exercise can be taken with- ut producing symptoms. Besides the pain, the symptoms ften include a feeling of anxiety, icrtness of, breath, and cold clam- ly sweating. 'UTLOOK NOT UNFAVORABLE Many patients with angina, when thanks in this respect. THERE IT WAS, right on th« cover. "The Quandry of a Gifted Girl." Picture, too. Of the Gifted Girl, that Is. The Quandry must have left before the photographer showed up. as it wasn't visible. Ten mouthwash and three girdle ads behind the cover, the whole melancholy story came to light. The Gifted Girl Is one Phyllis Newell of New York. (After all. outside of New York, no one is gifted.) Her plight ts touching. She is so lousy with talent she cannot decld* on a career. And it was a good thing It was obviously a dull week for Life newswlse, or she might hav» dwelt on forever in her quandry. A quandry, Incidentally, is no place for a young lady to spend her life. You Just never meet any of the Right People In a quandry. It seems that Miss Newell plays the piano, but not good enough for ths big-time; and paints, but "without imagination" t£ one critic said; and models, which Is okay long M fac» and figure hold up; and goea steadite but has not been proposed to; ar^P dabbles in ceramics, which i* sort of a willy-nilly proposition, economic ally speaking. THI6 I« OBVIOUSLY a sit- learn how to earls, have little live with their or no diacom- ort and are not cut off from most f life's pleasures. Indeed, the outlook for patients vith angina is not so unfavorable s was formerly believed. Some live or more than twenty-live years fter the onset of their first symp- oms. and the average is probably iBtween eight and ten years. Tn addition to the better outlook which is now recognized, the management of angina pectoris has al;o improved. The amount- and na- ,ure of exercise which can be tolerated can be more closely calculated. Also, there are several drugs, which when given properly, usually help the victim of angina even hcugh drugs do not cure the underlying cause which lies In the coronary arteries. The symptoms of angina cerl-iiii- . cannot be ignored, but when they do develop, it does not mean that life is almost over or that all pleasures are done with forever. A sensi- bl e but hopeful a tti tu tie is ind i - cated. uation, or Life would not have expended four pages and a cover on It. I can sympathize with Mis* Newell, who at the advanced age of 18 is afret over what field to dabbla in permanently. Although my predicament never became a National Problem (for Life deals only with Major Issues), i also was faced with this same situation as a youth, No national magazine ever called me sifted, but the folks in the neighborhood agreed that I was versatile. At an early age I showed remarkable possibilities of becoming a foreman in a boiler factory as my little voice could be heard for thre« blccks on a clear day. My early interest in alleys led many to feel I had a natural gift for Eiarbage collection. I also displayed a talent for landscaping and always trampled flower beds . in original symetrie patterns. Some hat! me pegged as a possible traffic rxnsrt- because of my knack for a^ tering t-he flow of traffic by dashl^ nto ths street unexpectedly. Ac- unlly, i just liied to hear brakes 75 Years Ago In "Will you get some one to adopt our baby if we leave her with you? We want her to have a good home," said a father, with a dirty bundle of clothing which held a tiny baby, as he and his wife departed tor the refugee camp at- Memphis. The baby had so won the hearts of those in charge of the emergency hospital that no one dared say, "don't leave her," so the hospital has a baby. But it isn't a question of what to do with "Hishwnter," as she has been nicknamed, but rather a question of having enough baby to go around. Blytheville people assisting al the hospital have become so attached to the pretty little four- month-old blnnd that they take is at keeping the baby and umber want to adopt her. nil the screen. I don't go for wefir- Ine cowboy clothes all the time." Vaughn's first film at Republic I? "The Touehc5t Man n Tombstone." It's fin outdoor with mu=lc, but thrrc's a 5Viil?h. "I cot to kiss the eirl," he says. "KAFFLF.S" ESCAPES That- Supreme Court ruling that Warners does not- own the character of Sam Spade, by it purchase of D.iFhiell Hammett's "The Maltese Fa Icon " yea rs a en, o po n s the wa y for Oeoree Brent to star in the "Raffles" series for TV. Sam Gnldwyn claimed fchal the character of Raffles belonged to him by reason of his ownership of the book of the same title. Gineer Rogers wants another crack at the Broadway footlights. There's a two-foot stack of scripts on ner library defk. . . Warner Bros have ^kcddocl two nv»re re- niakrs — "Four Daughters" and "Throe Mm on ft Horse." . . . Jack Brnny Is telling friends that he'll be available for ni?ht club date? later this year. . . . Hollywood star.? v\ill bp bra tins the publicity drums on a new series of "Mcivteump, U.S.A." junkets starting this sprint:. Thp trnirs, which will cost the major studios 5150.000 will continue for the rest of the year, FOfR-LKfiGED GOLD MINE Film star? who collect from ilOO,- 000 to 1200.000 t picture ar* blush- there was play me 'One Way Pas- sace" with Kay Francis and Wilt!am Powell, on the -same bill with a Buck Jones western. "Well. sir. when 'One Way Pas- 53e?' csnif in, nil tho.sc Buck Jcuies 'ans walked out." PI^TII in a HnU "Thrse Presses w/vid dres* shop: Sold for Ktrflcu JACOBY ON BRIDGE Counting Is Real Asset for Defense Bv OS\VAU> JACOBY Written tor NEA Service Finciing the rieht defense is sometimes a matter of counting the tricks declarer can make. Today's hand illustrate* this point. West opened the seven of spader WEST A AJ91 V A Jl » 643 + J72 NORTH (D) 4 105 ¥75 » AQJtft 4AKQ104 EAST VK963 4972 + 863 North 1 4 2 » 3N.T. SOUTH AQB63 VQI084 »K85 + 35 North-South vul. E»il South Pass 1 V Pass 2 N.T. Pass Pass WMt Pass Pass P»s< Opening lead—47 the kins of hearl* and because I would not be lalal If East had tru kin? of diamonds instead. Suppc-se for example, that \Ves leads a heart and discovers that h has led rlsht up to Sonth's stron and E-i.= t won with the kme. East; suit.. Sou'h wins that trick and ".. returned the four o[ -spade*. SovithjtAke five clubs and a diamond — played law. the jack. and Wtst won with \ only ,-p.vcn tricks. 1 If South trie* to set up addition West now realized that a spade lal hearts. West can take his ace o rontlniution would do him no good. ( hearts anrf shift to diamonds. Now East would have returned Ws | declarer cannot get cut of dumm fourth-best spade if he had held without giving Eait the kin; o iour or mor« cards in iha iull. Since I diamonds, which speU» hl» doom. T ALMOST CONVINCED the fa'm- ly that I had Interior decorating :-alenb. as it was nothing for me to re-design the woodwork with a small ax or enhance the decor of the lovir.s room walls using only a bottle of ink and my grimy but artistic little hands. A talent fcr air-conditioning also turned up after I learned there was more than one way to break a window than just nutting a foot through it. When the family first noticed the talent for I expressed in brief. riting that functional terms on fences and sidewalks, they lined me up for my first newspaper a bicycle and & Job. They bought me large canvas bag and told me to go to it. I was an immediate success. In two weeks, I could shatter a. window from 30 feet with 8 ounce paper. So don't worry i Quand—I mean. Miss Newell: som5? thing will turn up. And it's always handy to have » spare talent. I'v« been told A number of times that I should get that bicycle bacfc. to Ordinary window glass Is 86 90 per cent transparent. School Days Answer to Prtviouf Puzzl* HORIZONTAL 4 Damage period 13 Grade again 14 Satiric 15 Fends ofl 18 Hail 17 Number >. 18 Fencing' \ swords 20 Operate ' 21 Goddess of discord 2 3 Hotel 24 Deere* _ 25 Lines in "• trigonometry 27 Italian poet 28 Spelling 29 Billowed 30 Multiplication 33 Border 34 Went astray 35Kne«-cap 39 French friends 40Foreguard 41 Union fees 42 folding bed 43 Pivotal poinl 45 Coins (ab.) 46 Gap 48 Descendant of Ham 50 Coarse herb M Mountain spurs o2 Lessee 53 Buries VERTICAL 1 Talks idly 2 Venerate 8 Ages 6 Mountain past 10 Accustoming 11 Place 12 Perfumed 19 Abstract being 22 Costly furs 24 Cultivated 26 Require 27 Song for two 29 Ship forcibly 30 School room 31 Cupboard 38 Rate for 32 British empire taxes 35 Cooking vessel 40 Cap part 36 Plastic 43 Immense compound 44 Merit 37 Part of the 47 High exploslv alphabet 49 Encountered 13 15 17 Zl IS 3S 39 11 Dfe so Si 3 m n t8 n **? u ^ A '% Hi * il '*%. W a %t. 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