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rovit BLYTHEVTLLP! (AKX.) COUKTEK NT5WS TIH BLTTHEVILLZ COURIER TM OOC1UER NEWS OO. H. W. HAINE6, Publisher lUHRT, A. HAINBB, A»iil«nt Publl«h«r A, A. rREDRICKSON, Editor D. HUMAN, Advertfelni Manner Bolt N«tion»l Advertising RcprtwntatlrH: W»U»ot Wilmer Co., New York, Chlc«RO, Detroit, Atlanta, UemphU. Ent«r«d 1.5 second claw m»tt«r «t (he po«t- efftc« tt BlylheriUe. ,Arltans»s, under act ol Con- Hem, October 9, 1911. Member ol The Associated Pr SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Br carrier In the city ol fllythevllle or atij suburban (own where carrier serrlce ii maintained, 25c per week. By mull, within » radius ot 50 miles, «5M P" Jfur. »2.50 lor six months 11.25 (or three nwnlrul bj nail outside 5« mile zone, »1250 per yeir payable In advance. Meditations There Is > river, the streams nherrol shall make flad Ilir city of Goit. Ihr holy pbre of Ihe tabernacles of Ihe most Hljh.—1'salmi «i4. * * * Everywhere, through nil gcwratlom and acrs of the Christian world, no church ever perrcivod the Word ol God to be against, it.—Hooker. Barbs Women who think no mnn Is good enough (or them may be right, says a Judge- And they're like!}' to be lelt. * « • A bore is a person who always talks when you want to. » « • If you want to miss some of your friends, just continually try to fall back on them. * • * Pertomlity consists ol having jood reason to have a nood opinion of jmirself—and keeplni It well hidden. * • • Scientist* nay" that vitamin A postpones the , process of aging. How do you apply It to kids' shoes? Senseless Vandalism At New High School Vandalism is one of the vexations which has beset mankind for untold years, and Blytheville now is faced with this problem in connection with its new • high school. School officials have reported that on more than one occasion vandals have selected this city's new $351,000 school building as the object of their senseless wrecking desires. On one occasion, Vandals smashed windows in the auditorium. On another, they used an ordinary fly spray to squirt an oily substance over several walls. We wonder what earthly satisfaction they received from these acts. Vandalism can be explained by the psychologist, perhaps, hut never can it he justified. It is as much a crime as burglary or daylight robbery. And it is all the more disgusting bjecause there is no conceivable reason for it other than pure meanness coupled with an absolute lack of intelligence. Vandalism also is compounded largely of sheer cowardice. It is a shabby means of retribution employed by those who lack the intelligence to go about voicing any objections they have in a coherent manner. In every person, there is R submerged streak of riestrucliveness. Part of life as a social being, however, involves keeping this and other lesser human traits submerged. When men lose the ability to control certain nnti-sncinl inclinations, they revert to the animal level. It is difficult to conceive of a vandal as anything but a person deserving of incarceration in an institution, either penal or mental. From the law enforcement standpoint, vandalism is an irksome proposition because solution is difficult. It al- most involves catching the culprit in the act. Whether protection of our new high school will necessitate employment nf a night watchman is not certain. When use of the new building begins in September, the vandals may desist since many are attracted primarily by unoccupied buildings in which the chance of apprehension is less. \Vhatever the solution is. the public should give it full support and cooperation. That's a $351,0(10 building. And you paid for it, Mr. Tax-payer. war ft choosing our Presidents. Some people want to abolish the electoral college, some want-to abolish tha national conventions, some would do sway with both. Roscoe Drummond, writing in The Christian Science Monitor, presents still a third idea, and it deserves attention. He points out that as things now Stand only 16 of the '18 states have presidential preferential primaries. Which means that about BO million cili- zens have no direct voice at all in choosing their parties' presidential nominees. That, in turn, means that a minority of slates and a minority of voters have an undeservedly big voice in the nominations. That's because of the psychological influence which attaches to this relatively small slice of voters and states as bciing the best available cross section of opinion. So what Di'ummond and others advocate is a national advisory presidential primary, with all stales p;u'tici|Kit- ing and all eligible voters represented. That sort of .a primary set-up would certainly leave the national conventions in no doubt whatsoever as to what candidates the voters favored. As things are, doubt seems to be what there's tlie most of. Drummond questions, for instance, whether Kisenhower would have beaten Tafl in a national Republican primary. He's also not sure that Stevenson would have won out over Kefativ'er in a contest determined entirely by all Democratic voters. "All I am saying and all that the advocates of a national presidential primary are saying," Drummond writes, "is: "That the voters of both parties — who are the real owners of our political parties, not the professional politicians —deserve to have an orderly, authoritative, available opportunity to register whom they want their party to nominate. "That this is a right, not a privilege, and that, if the political professionals continue to deny this right they soon are going to get into trouble with the voters." Drummond believes national primaries should be only advisory, to begin with, until they have proved their worth. It migl\t turn out, for instance, that not enough people would vote in such primaries to give them authority and real representativeness. Perhaps Congress, should go outside its own halls and "sSect a commission to mnke\an impartial survey on the problem. Already, despite the urging of 53 Democratic congressmen to sponsor a nations! primary, the move was blocked by some of the older professional politicians on the Resolutions Committee. But the Democrats have recognized the existence of the problem. In fact they said this about it in their national platform: "We recommend that Congress provide for a non-partisan study of possible improvements in the methods of nominating and electing Presidents and in the laws relating to the presidential succession. Special attention should be given to the problem of assuring the widest possible public participation in presidential nominations." Views of Others Well, Well, Fancy Meeting You Here! TUESDAY, AUGUST f 9, 1953 .^ Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA1 —ExdU- •Uvcly Yours: Yvonne tie Carlo 'ins n't, pol a daddy like Harry S, us letters to the music critics, giving up her operatic =pii atiotis. Her decision, honrst Yvonne olci me before lonvintr for Europe (i co-Mar with P.ock Hudson in "Toilers of the Snn." was mnc!e when llio critics rnppcrt her for to be a Rise Stevens in the Hollywood Bowl 'Die Flndormnn.s" production last year. of . "A movie star." she sighed. "cnrVI expert to try opera and nnt be panned. I thought the notices were marvelous. I expected milch ivorse. Anyhow, tups' convinced me ihat.yoti can't live two lives in one. I don't- have time to study properly." Tlio movie in which I.inria Dar- In Pox's "The O. Henry Full House " Bolh Fred Allen and Oscar Levant, the co-stars, have had serious physical collapses sinc« tha film's windup. Gilda Gray has been telephoning her Colorado lawyers about Ihe "She's Back With Her 'Gilda' Man" line in the nds for the Hits, Hayworth-Glcnn Ford movie, "Affair in Trinidad." The famous .shimmy queen says her lawsuit against Columbia Picture* for us. ing her name and parts of her life story in "Gilda" hasn't been called olf—merely postponed—and that she will he heading back to Colorado shortly to start the legal (ire- works. "The Life of Leo Diirocher" Is on Ihe story auction block with Laraine Day's promise to play n«1! conlraclort jaundice is beinp i horsf!lf [ f » «»m is made. . .A 'eter Ft/son's Washington Column- No Longer Spectacle in Missouri, Truman Seems to Like New StatMs WASHINGTON — (NEA1 — Re- !onp. But Nixon Impressed Ike. i new says that the maximum o.stl- i-"li?:i.--rd in the U. S. under the ! ilile ot "inland of Desire"—a far 'iv- from the original tag of" "Saturday Island." '•It sounds like-fi burlesque theater," winced Linda. "Bui \vliat- • ha gonna cio?" Dirrclor Klia Kn?,an describes Terry Moore's role in "The Man >n n Tightrope" as "a female Maron Rrando.". . .Rhonda Fleming's 'i']£ ftying lessons from her new hubby. Dr. Lewis V. Morrill, i former Navy combat pilot. . .Virginia Gibson, the Warner starlet, and Selkirk Taliafero. son of a prominent Te-nne.ssec family, may hear wedding bells. She's netting he.r bte break in the filmus- cal. "Stop, You're Killing Me." A .This In The House Superstitious movietowners are alkinq; about a jinx shadowinc the 'Ransom of Red Chief" sequence . i ymmfr New York model named porters and cameramen accom- : and that was the beginning ol their panning President Truman to Mis-j relationship. souri on his recent trip brought I Lewis Ketcham Gough f pro- back, stories of a vastly different j nounced to rhyme with "doff'i, operation, now that the man is to j now slated to become next commander of the American Legion at it.s New Vork convention, was picked largely in response to pressure to give the Navy and the west coast recognition. Gough comes from Pasadena, become an ex-President. At his nrrivals there were only menger ha ndEuls of local politicians to greet him Calif,, and was elected R vice com- or say goodby. r mander of the l.ogion at its Los And his \mex- j Angeles convention last year. pecteo^ appear- j Most past commanders of the a n c,e s on th e j Legion' have come from the east street attracted [ nr the Midwest and have been Peler Edson did before. The President Is reported liking it this way. He seems more re- far less attention \ Army or Air Force vets. Gough than they ever .served four years in the Navy, rising to the rank of commander. Defcn.se ISudcet In Gnort Shnpe Fears that Congress would be mate on the cost of the Korean war is about $5 billion a year. That would leave S41 billion of this year's military budget for other defense costs. Working; on Tlream One of the openly secret ambitions of multi-millionaire Joseph P. Kennedy of Boston is said to be ft, desire to make his young son. Rep. John F. Kennedy, a President of the United States. Now 35, the Democratic congressman is this year running for the Senate sept held by Henry Cabot, Lodge. Jr. If young Kennedy wins that, race, it will be his second step towards fulfilling his father's dream. Significant "Detail" One important detail was overlooked In all the to-do about the In.xed and rheerfnl than he has asked for a whopping big, two or delegation of eastern Nepro lead' been in a Ions time. He has also i three-billion dollar supplemental ers going to Denver to tell Gen ordered no more big motorcycle escorts for his highway travel. And wherever he can, he insists pple defense appropriation bill to efce out the current fiscal year are dispelled by Assistant Defense Secon haviner his cavalcade stop for 1 retnry \V. J. McNeil, in charge every traffic light, just, like any [ of the armed service budget. other citi/.en. How Ntxon Cint Stnrterl The story of how the Republican vice-presidential candidate. Richard M. Nixon, first broke into politics Is told by A. T. Rtrnnrd- son. editor of the Pomona, Calif., Progressive-Bulletin. tioned fact is fhnt five out of six members of the delegation were life-lone Republicans. So the i> to Denver amounted to no change as an indicator of how Ne ; Ernes will vote in November. I In the group were Bishop D . the I Ward Nichols of New York and I armed services, 3.700,000, will re-j Rev. John Bright of Philadelphia; main the snme. Congress ordered | Hobson Reynolds of Philadelphia, A group of citizens in the Whit- , a pay increase of 4 pt>r cent, plus i a lender of the colored Elks; Jo- Congress passed a $46 billion defense appropriation hill instead of tho S50 billion asked for. But all of the »4 billion cut won't J" to be made up this year. The number ot people In eral Eisenhower they were for him. This significant but unmen siderrd the hand carefully. Obviously West had led a short suit, and it was therefore important to draw 'trumps quickly to avoid H ruff. South therefore won the first trick in dummy and led the king of hearts. East won with the ace of hearts and led back the nine of spades. South was able to win this trick in his own hand with the ace of .spades, and was thus able to lead a second round of trumps at ice. South led the len of hearts, hoping that he' could sneak this trick by and thus draw R third round of trumps. West, however, pounced on the trick with the queen of hearts and automatically returned n diamond through dummy's ace- West knew that his partner had the king of diamond. 1 ;. For one thing, the situation was hopeless if South held solidifying diamonds For another thmg, East had returned the nine of spades Jndicat ing some hope of gaining the lead in a high suit. East would have led a low spade instead of thp Sharon Saunders is the big love in the life of "Moulin Rouge" author Pierre La Mure, and the movfo queen linkage has about ns much substance as peach fu*7.. . -Donald O'Connor is wide open for i record deal and negotiations nre low going on to innke him a re- rordin^ istnr. There's Irony In tha teaming of Russoll Nypft and Kylo McDonnell n "One Touch of Venus" In Pittsburgh. Bolh were yanked out ot heir first (Hollywood movies dur- ng the past year. It's Color She Want* Mary Astor, down to her elim self again, has been flooded with movie offers but this Urn* she's holding out for a colorful rote. No more dull mother roles for Mary. Economy note: MGM's staff orchestra has been trimmed down r rom 85 to A5 musicians. . .Mona Freeman, ona of the first short- lair enthusiasts, U letting her tresses grow 'long again, In antio ipa tlon of a new contract with Howard Hughes, who doesn't lifcfl short hair? There's A new balloon on ths market—Jimmy Dur ante'A heart with an inflatable nose. .. .The Col. Donald Stephen Nero who was cited by the Korean government for his effort* in rehabilitating water and power plants destroyed by the Reds, \s the-stepfather of movie actress Jody Law- 75' Years Ago In Bill Morse, Bobby McHaney snd Jack Smith received honor camper badges at Boy Scout Camp Crowley. Oscar Fendler has returned from New York. Dr. C. G. Stevens i? vacationing nine if he had held no high card in j j n Jacksonville Fla tier-Pomona area formed a "fact- j tin increase in allowances of 14 finding" committee to look lor a I per cent. This will cost about 5469 Republican candidate for Congress million. But Congress, ordered the in the 52th district. It hnri been services to fiiid the money by re,- represenied for 10 years by Demo- •- during other expenses. This can oral Jerry Voorhis. j he done, says McNeil. Banker Whittier Herman Perry j Congress also ordered Increased of Pomona, at one nirc'inc of this ; pay for combat, service re- comminee. said he know n younqr j troactively. This will cost $58 mil- N'avy man who had practiced law for a few years before en^rmvi in the service,, The c o m m i t t P e wired him an Invitaiinn to appear before tt. He made such n coort ' for that, appearance that he \vns picked j Also, about for the job. Notional Party Primaries Would Represent All Voters There's considerable talk in the country today about devising A simpler, more direct, more truly representative Economy Ax at Work The good works nf the o^ud Conpir.^ in the economy orchard are b.^giiuiing to bear fruit, Thou s amis of uovkevs are bcinp j.r[i,irair{t from vovenimcnl payrnll and al a tromrr.ciou* snvino: to ihc taxpayers. Thousanris mnr? \\tll 20 jn.-t as soon a-s Ihe various acencir5 rirtcrniine how much oppratintt monry Is left to them. Congress swung the economy ax all down tliR line, but took F&pMMly fliarp nits in the ero- nomk control* acnicin^ ,5«rh nt- pnre, wn?p nnd rent control ofdcfs. FuncU apptopnairri to th«p Rronps totaled Jfin.rKVi.fM'ii ^hich ;vas con.-lderahly short of the $103,00-0.000 thai President Truman had «5kerJ. Pnre and wape officials ^y that mnre than half their 17.000 employs* will b* let o\U within .10 clays. Rrnl rontrnl official? arf ftill chprkmg up to see whrrfl thry can br.= t apply the RX. l^nd are the prolr.it.* from thopp *ho -re brine 5ep^r,TtPrt frniTi the payroll anri dirp fire thp preoicrion.^ from thf .ttraw hn^f^ ?,.«; to whflt will happpn to the con^rnl<; prneTam. But no one \s be- inp fooled by rhe.^e ^nnc.i of ril.^,«lp.r. There w^.t too much fal In the^p acrnci^s t/> begin ^-ith and the ntfirt.TU kno-v rh-re wonlrt he B day of reckoning therrfnre they padded their pa\ToUs as mmh H5 pn<i<ih\p nnrt rirpd a.* many as th"y could so that they loulri br- reany when the Inevitable came. A wrond trimmln? of RP- proprlation.s wouldn't hurt. Certainly It wouldn't hamper functioning of the?e departments. —Doihan lion for 1! J &0, S7fl million for 19I>1 and thp srune amount for 1952. Total. S23fi inillion. Congress will be asked to provide the money million or 5400 million will he asked for to cover Nixon first mrt Genernl ?>-en-; tho costs of the G. I. Bill of Rights, hower in Paris last year. X:\on | now applicable to Korea veterans, hnd gone to Europe to n'tend n • But this total of around SfiQO mil. lion is the only deficiency in sight seph Clark of Montclair, an assistant to .state chairman. the. and Republican Mrs. Ruth Mueller of Wash inc ton, executive director of the National Council of Negro Women. "Oh. we were nit Republicans." ad mi I ted Mrs. Mueller by phone after her return. "My organization diamonds. When West returner! a diamond, declarer won with dummy's ace, and discarded a diamond on the queen of spades. West could ruff, but it was too late to save the defense. Declarer won the club return in dummy, ruffrd a diamond in hia own hand, nnd drew ihe last trump. It was now easy to return io dummy with a club in order to discard the losing club on a. hisb. spade. West coulri .have defeated the contract by returning a club after taking the quern of hearts. If de- clnrer took nn immediate discard on a spnrie. Wer-i would return another club: dnomine declarer to unit World Health ( in? in Geneva, Ike's headquarter*, not to tr-lk pol ! p'su-e, the story will of course be i \\p_ \vern Tor itics, but to lenrn alvnif NATO • chff^rr-n!. and HSAPE. The inrrnr.'i \v;i: n't i InnclcntMiy. STrniary McNeil!, is non-partisan, but I've, been Republican all my life." The -sixth member ot the dele- eat ion. James L. Hicks, is New York representative for Charles Murphy of Baltimore, publisher ot the A fro- American chain of newspapers. Hicks went along as jiti observer. "My paprrs were for Roosevelt the first two times, but tb^t WHS riefeal. And. of course, if South tried to cot- to his own hand by ruffing a sparip with a hi " j trump, he would only set up " trump tri-k for West. Q—The bidding has been: Joe Parks got Ihe laugh of th« week when he tried to explain a black eye by saying he was hit by a flying saucer. The surpris* ing psrt, though, was when his wife confirmed Joe's story. M seems the saucer wasn't celestial. She threw it. © NE* I now. If Ibr- war sols toucher any j enough." says Murphy. "After that \Vi!kie and Dfnvey. urine up nur minds ] We havrn'i On the Silver Screen Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1 Cinema nr'.or VERTICAL 1 Persian fsiry Srr KDSOX on pace 10 the Dot tor Stiys Writlcn for .HIKOAX, M. D. N'KA Sorvirc Fnur cor respond en's have recently nske.fl [nr n t"r,,H % u:--i«in of a disease which I should m-i^ti rather not wri'o alum*--r.,uuciy. ninicular dy.^rnphy. Alihmiah there .ire S.MOIII! iv.m- of this diM res MSI:: OIMT, r, ih^y are all snniowhai similar ;iv sh.'-.v- snc 1 increasing musurlnr \\ ^tini: and wpakncss. Thc*y ,ire be;m; considered as truly hereditary, The hereditary n.ilui e of muscular' dystrophy is shown t fart that nearly h<:U of thn~c ;\\ho are afflicted wilh it lu\v s [least one other member of ilien i families showing the same dis ; AnoMirr in'ci >me vu'iiuvs of this ctuidi- \v re; Mm chemical v. turn rrtii he id en! if led, 1 As yet. h<vA-ev.-r. i^rse chemical f-r!,,uMir,> Invp no( brought much ! mfoi !ii;it-;iii5 uh-.^-h could be trans- laied itv.n efi'et ; ive ti raiment. ! 1'iiiuls Sprcrl Cure ''-'i'-' ; Hore. thru, i* a disease, which on- ! roquircs '\i? nirist inteliiRcnt and I t'omTinI'.ncd kind of research in ,u : -..' order tim M>IUP cluos may be dis- ';\e i covoied ir> us prevention or treat* .•^e ' mrnt. This tnu^t be ooue and it ^^ '. is hoped Unit funris can be raised iri'c i to speed die conquest of this knol : pi'obl^i-i. v bile, us one cor- i >le. "there \vill bf , O JACOBY ON BRIDGE It'll Pay TO Know Rule for Leading By OS\VAI.t> .lATOHY WrlUcn for NKA Srrvire It is usually a sound irira to lead j ilirousrh dummy's 3 ce-0,1 if or, ->vhrn ynt] are fairly MJTP tb^l your p^rt- 5 He porir/<ys di\'ers rol iR beds In the s and far in? their nui*- ness with courage and .'' They should be ali of us. eminent is the fact that ;he dis- i (nml J rase is ahout thvcn tmv\=< ^s com-, "|!]^' mnn in men as in wr.mrn. '. ntelli A> ,1 t;enr-iM n:te, the fiisr MCIIS . ^ of miisuclar dystrophy app^^v P.U-- [ 5I1 j !y in hfe. Quite of^n It rc-r,:,"- | . . ! nn 50 sUwlv that the ev,i'(i( M\'\ is I : h?rdly noticed at first. A> one | • My-Mcry AVhy is tt thp children 'inoiher wrote about her rerjvv-ra j who " on r cei up for .breakfast [ \ .v "H" no'ircn a r-'vi ini :m-1 during \vrrk ri:vy-. al'vays seem to • bility to krep up in sp.iL-rs. .iho',it|br us and vo;a] at d;uvn on Sun-i a >i\nr a so. He had neon a.-rtvo in; days and holidays when their par-' ner has the kins. Tb.*?re are, how- hrn key and basehall, and nlso' fnts nilcht havo snoo?.pd until m»>- | ever, exceptions to this rule he'.ped on the farm." ! ::« n a.m.?—TallAr.as.-ec iFla.) l>eni-i In today's hand West opened the In addition to Uie hereditary i ocrab. I Jack ol spades, and declarer con- WEST ' « J6 « 642 + 9731 North 1 » 1 * ! N'.T. Pass NORTH <B> * KQ 105 VK » AQ8753 + AK EAST 498 V A2 » K.T 4.Q.I SOUTH A A2 VJ 109543 J. 1065 Both sides x-ul. F.ist Soulh Pass 1 ¥ Pass 2 V Pass 4 y Pass 10 43 8 4 Wcsl Pass Pass fass Opening lead— 4 J --- films 8 He is a scieon --12 R.icchanals' cry IS River (So.) 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