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PAGE EIGHT IKS BLYTHEVILLB COURIE* XBWS THE COUBIBR KEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINBS, Awlslnnt PabMehw A. A. FREDRICKSOX. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager 8ol« National Advertising Represc-nlatlrci: W»llac« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, DetroH, AtltnU, Memphii. Entered cs second class miller at the post- office U Blythevllle, ,Arkans»s, under act ot Con- grew, October 9, 1017. Member of Tho Associated Frew SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj< carrier in the cllj of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service 1< maintained, Kc per week. Bj mall, within a radius of 50 mileu, »5.00 per year, J2.50 for six months J1.25 for three monlhj;, by mall outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations The gospel breathes the spirit ol love, bove is the fulfilling of ILS prccepu, the pledge of its joys, and the evidence of ils power.—Gardiner Spring. Barbs An eastern night club charges $1 for a glass of milk. Now the cows should really be contented, * * * Five swim suits were found at Ihe bottom of a swimming pool in Ihe Mralh. And that's Ihe naked truth. * * * Today's stone age Is anywhere between 16 and 25—and the more expensive the stone, thS better. » * ' * s Now It the time to move to a cool place for Hie urnimer so your friends can drop In and slay and stay! * * * The corn likely will grow high again this year —so high It will hit your wallet. Party Loyalty in Arkansas Can Easily Be Overdone* In "warning" Democrats of Arkansas that they face a two-year suspension from the party if caught voting Cor a Republican in November, Boloit Taylor of Little Rock wound up by doing- his own cause little appreciable good. Mr. Taylor, secretary of tho I'ulnski County Democratic-Committee, recited party rules in such a manner as to indicate the first real concern ever $hown. by Arkansas Democrats about the pros-' ( pects of Republican inroads in this state. .. • . He pointed out that a Democrat caught voting for a Republican would lose his right to vote in a Democratic primary during the two-year siispen-' sion. ' > Hew does anyone know which candidate you voted for? A system of chnl- . lenging a voter is included % in party rules. Responsibility for challenging a voter lies with election judges although there are others, including representatives of the candidates, who may also issue such a challenge. This challenging would occur nt a primary election following the general election, since in November you may vote for whomever you please with no questions asked. Primaries are conducted by the parties, however,' so voters who belong to that party may choose its nominees. Hence, if you are known to be a Ke- publican, or have mentioned puhlically tiiat you voted Republican in the last g.'n.eial election, you could b c challenged a', an ensuing Democratic primary. It h;•..-• ahvays been customary for members of the parties to vote only in their own primaries. In states having voter registration laws, you can vote only in the primary conducted by the p;,rty with which you register as a member. It is then assumed that you will also support the party's nominees in the genera) election. However, you are not required by any law (o do so. The testiaiice of Mr. Taylor's "warning" is reminiscent of the Texas Tnft lorces' action in accusing Texas Kisen- hower supporters of not being true Republicans, but Democrats who infiltrated the party. There seems to be a growing preference today among many persons to vote for the man rather than the party. In times past, it has not, on the other hand, been unusual for the party and its principles to he more attractive than the man. There's no law against changing your mind, and Ihrc-.'ttcmng banish. ment to Democrats who stray into tha BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUTtien Republiean e«mp, if only briefly, sounds to us like a good way to help the Republicans build their party strength in Arkansas. Voters are not going to sit idly by and be disenfranchised by party punishment. We cannot help but feel that any Democrat banned from voting in a Democratic primary — especially in a virtually one-party state like Arkansas —is going to go right ahead and exercise his franchise by turning lo the other party. At first, of course, this would not be possible since the Republicans conduct no primaries in Arkansas. However, if you banish enough Democrats, you'll soon see Republican primaries in this slate. Loyally to any cause is a fine thing and WR are not attempting to contend otherwise. However, returns from any national election show fdiet»;itions from one party to another, There is always a flow of voters from one party to another. Trying to woo'the voters into a specific camp by political principle rather than parly rule provides the competition that keeps our two-party system alive and healthy. Views of Others The Negro Vote The statement ol Negro Congressman Adam Clayton Powell ithat ".the Negro voter just will not go lo the polls at air if the Democrats follow Kcpvibllcans in "pussy-footing around on the civil i rights Issue" Is so'much baloney. Far loo much fuss has been raised ever civil rights. That one issue is not going lo divide the electorate as much as Congressman Powell' would have IK think. In theillist place, the so-called "Negro vote" is political cliche like, the so-called "Labor vote." Negroes vote for or against a candidate for tho snme reasons white folks vote for or against B candidate. in the second place, Congressman Powell cannot claim the right to speak for the more than 12 million Negroes In the United States any more than the Communist Paul Robeson could speak for them. Both political parties have gone on record favoring equal rights. The language of the civil rights plank of the party platforms is Just not strong enough for (he extremists like Congressman Powell whu, like Walter While, poses as a champion of his race. Neero voters are not going to be misled by absurd statements like those' made by Powell. They are going to v dcclde this question: "Which candidate tor President is going to be n better president for nil Americans o! all races, creeds and Colors?" —^iiirr— Mr, Powell [initially insults the intelligence of the Negro voters by presuming to stale what they will do on election day. —Kingsport (Tenn.) News Interior Peek ' It Is bizarre, to say the least, this business of sitting In your living room and watching a case of surgery in some dist.int hospital; and we are .not sure we would find It entertaining. However, it has been done, via television. Recently, according to 'a dlipatcfi jtist now at hand, "TV cameras took more than 5 million Americans into the operating room of Wesley Memorial Hospital. (Chicago!— a thrilling first for TV and medicine alike." So now it's bound to come—reversing the usual pattern of conversation, when two ladies, one of them convalescent, meet on the street: "Dearie, I just must tell you about your operation." • —Nashville Banner SO THEY SAY The only ••rlens" we have here (In Jersey City) nrc used by !!ciy Scout pucks - -Jersey City Mayor John Kenny, amMcring Russian charts that the city was full o! criminal dens. * * * I Ililnk the people who arc objecting to my religious work air gettltii; dangerously near to hurl- Ing the fim stone.--Movie actress Jane Russell. * • • Attendance at religious services cin .the Army) is greater than at any time in our whole peacetime history.—Army Secretary Frank pace. « * • It's a winning ticket i Stevenson and spark- manl. That's all i care about.—President Harry S. Trtiman. * * « Let Stevenson have the nomination. Eisenhower will be (he next president.—Robert C. Kefau- vcr, lather of Tennessee sen. Eslei Kefauvcr. * * * Take sex and crime nut ot the movies. WE'VE had so much wx.in this country till were sick to death of it. That's why people stay away.— Evangelist Billy Graham. * * * A family only'truly begins with three cluldrpn. Thereafter . . . majority rule becomes at once possible. — Archbishop of Canterbury, father of six ttms. + * * But he iKing Hankon ot Norway) was very thin and 1 think he should eat morc.J-Gon, Matthew Hfdgway, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST Aw, C'mon Boys! Look at This One for Awhile! «. Peter Id son's Washington Column — Swordsmen Ike and Stevenson Have Yet to Draw First Blood WASHINGTON — (NEA> — The dog days of. August may be too early lo expect anythlni belter. But the presidential campaign thus far has been largely a long-distance fencing match of glittering from both parties. Political swords h » T e sparkled listlessly in Ihe summer sunlight. Neither swordsman has drawn able lo yell even one polite "Touche." ror spectators on the Teler Edson sidelines, there hasn't been a single play to cheer ibout. Governor Slcvenson came out of ils white House cull on President Truman and his cabinet with only the announcement that their plans would be-announced later. This eft the Impression in Washington hat what they talked nbout was the weather nnri Ihe soup—which are more or less Indistinguisha- ble—anrt the new decor of the •Vhite House. All the visit accomplished was o pet the visitor from Springfield hat far Inside the executive ~man- ston now. If not later, In Springfield. Governor stcven- "on has crnwtcd out on no limb, urllier thnn necessary lo release a couple of trial balloons. This was done by having one of his airtos reveal lo Ihe press that'as >i now. the governor would use ils influence to curb Senate filibusters and lo try to find some vay to enforce fair employment practices throughout the nation. The governor didn't sn<- these hlngs himself. An authorized •spokesman—whose name never vas made public, bin ivhose int- i«ls mlpht have been Wilson •Vyall or William I. Flanauan. his u.lnager and press secretary— nerely said 'em for him. The apparent attempt was to see what public reaction would be. But because the statements were so vague, the reaction was nil. Eisenhower Speaks in Broad Terms Genera! Elsenhower in Denver has pursued a slightly different course, though with the same effect. The general's press conferences and pronouncements have thus far been in such broad terms that somebody else has had to come along later and say what he meant. General Eisenhower made : one non-political speech before the Vel- erans of Foreign Wars In Los An- gelcs. He Is scheduled to make another non-political talk before the American Legion in New"York If Governor Stevenson makes Ihe same kind of talk before the Legion, a whole month of the campaign will have been wasted, with no voter hems note to tell what either of these characters Glands for. •At Ihe Gallup, N. At., Indian pow-wow, the general told 10 000 red men that they "must exercise their newly granted right of universal suffrage lo the full as, a demonstration of good citizenship." Somebody else came along later and interpreted this Indian language ns meaning that they ought to get out and vote. The day before, at Denver, Ihe Ecncral came forward with the pro- i*uncementL "I,would support and press lor adoption of legislation designed to lighten the burden of Ihe high cost of living on our senior citizens." There might be.sone Interpretation lhat this meant, the general hart in mind selective price controls or a rosl-of-llving subsidy for the old folks. But Jim Hagerty, the general's new press secretary, was good enough to come out nnd explain for the boys that what he. meant wtis increased old-nil!; assistance payments under trie Soci.il Security laws. General Eisenhower's widely heralded huddles '.vith John Foster Dulles, on foreign policy have also been a trifle on th uncrtaln sid. Dulls came out of one two-hour conference saying Ihe g e n e )• a 1 agreed with him "that'the trend of our present foreign policies is to put our nation in the greatest peril it has been in durimr the entire' course of our national history." The general reaction to this In Washington was that Dulles and Eisenhower should know. They both helped make those policies and carry them out. Ike in NATO and the ex-ambassador in the UN and the Pacific. Just how Mr. Dulles is goins lo abandon the policy of containmen of communism and adopt a more aggressive policy, without going to war, he never has explained. This penchant for vague talk seems lo have affected some of the general's other callers. Thus 'a group of farm stale senators and congressmen came out saying: "We know lhat Genera! Eisenhower, with his family roots in our great farm country, j.s goins; to present positive, forward-looking farm policies during the campaign," Hog markcte ami grain pits never quivered at Ihis. And no farmer .knew what lo expect in the way ot soil conservation payment There is. of course, a certain safe ty in this kind of fuzzy language. . Thus Allan Kline, Ihe Farm Bureau Federation bead, came out of his conference with Elsenhow- er, saying that the general "apparently favors a flexible farm Price support policy." By this statement, Mr. Kline succeeded In putting his foot in Ihe general's mouth in a great big way. There will' be repercussions on that one for a long lime to come. But when will the candidates themselves get goin'7 Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Exclusively Yours: Kattryn orayson as smart a business woman as ever hit Hollywood, will produce her own telefilm series under the bamwr of Kathryn Orayson Productions, now being formed. The episodes—story and music—will be shot In color /or (lie advent of rainbow TV, but will be released as bla'ck and whiles first. There's a honey of a feud brewing between Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor. Rehearsing for a new play. "Strike a Match," In Hollywood, Eva s being hailed as "the Gabor who can act." Ronald Colman Is telling pals that he doesn't care whether he ever^makes another movie. Agnes Moorehead is denying the rumors (hat she will wed red- haired Bob Gist, her constant escort. "I'd be glad to say yes," Agues totd me. "if it were true. But it's nothing—nothing at all." Switch: Claire Trevor won _„ Oscar for her' drunk portrayal in "Key Largo." Now she's preaching teetotnlirig in "Stop. You're Killing Me.". . .Lita Baron's up and around again on her doctor's okay 'after being cancelled out in the stork handicap. . .Jane Russell's busting with joy about the leg publicity she's getting In "Son ol Paleface" and the additional gorgeous-gams propaganda she'll reap from "Red Garters." Golfers Tee Off The implication of gamblers backing a professional woman ?o!fer in the movie "Pat and Mike" caught the golf wfAln oft Dore Senary by Wcta eta eta at inlance and the wails are coming in from coast lo const. I've just received a copy of one protest letter sent lo MOM boss 3ore Senary by Walter Keller, a PGA member for 23 years and operator of the Sunset Fields Driv- 'ng Range in Los Angeles. Keller was "surprised" and •shocked" by the film's theme and regrets "that Hollywood had to nek on pur business, which never las been' tainted by gamblers owning a piece of any professional golfer. The golf scenes, says Kel- ter very much, but he signalled encouragement with the nine of South promptly bejjan on the rumps by laying down the ace and king, after which he drove out East's jack. West discarded low clubs on the second and third round of trumps. East got out of his hand safely >y leading his fourth trump, and South won with the ten. South now ed the seven of clubs, and West made the mistake of playing low •m the theory that his partner held he jack. This gave declarer .» chance to in in dummy with the len of clubs and return a diamond. South! vas thus enabled to make a. trick vich his king of diamonds, and bus to fulfill his contract. If West hart known (tint South icld the jack ot clubs, he would have taken the second club trick i-ith his king. South would then never get to dummy, and would vcntually have to lead diamonds rom bis own hand. How could West tell wHo had the a ok of clubs? West knew that he had signalled encouragement /or the clubs as arly as possible.'If East had held he jack of clubs, he would have ed it promptly on being given his rump trick. East's failure to lead he jack of -'clubs at. that lime houlcl have made It clear lhat he die! not hold it. It should therefore have been easy for West lo work out the correct play. ler, were."lechnica!iy siUskcorw but obviously your go« advise was not consulted when the serin was written." Then clear-thinking Keller <( "Many fine MOM movies h»v< preached Americanism. But wan'' Russia use, "Pat and Mike" as proof that even U. S. sports arc corrupted?" Understand there's a clause b> Lana Turner's new contract tha reads: "Public attention shall no be called to the wearing of sweaters or the pleasures of the voluptuary." ' Benita Hume is walking again after a session on crutches with her broken foot. Independent Thlnktiur Donald O'Connor has three more films to make Ihis year before ha can think of an independent—but he's trying to snag the rights to Jolson's oldie, "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum,", for 'a. remake. The soon-lo-open Hotel Sahara m Las Vegas boasts the town's largest swimming pool. On seeing it, Joe E. Lewis cracked: "It's big enough to hold 5000 slot machines." Adrian model Kalhryn Sully and song writer Jimmy McHujv have written finis to their twoV year romance. . .The word's out lhat Peter viertel's new novel •While Hunter, .Black Heart," is based on the didoes of Bosart Hepburn, Bacall and John Huston while they were in Africa filming "The African Queen." Now that Danny Kaye's back from his trip to the Hans Christian Andersen country, Hillcrest Coun- Lry Club can once m»re enjoy tha best show In town—the daily golf games between Danny and Norman Krasna. They nearly coma to blows at 'every hole. Younger generation department: Tony Dexter was stopped on the street by a teen-ager who asked him: "Aren't you Tonv Dexter, the fellow Rudolph -Valentino looked like?" Frank'DeVol's telling about the Hollywood producer and his sc- :ress wife who were arguing when he husband snapped: "I'm warning you—you'll bring out the beast in me!" "So, who's afraid of mice?" retorted the wife. IS Years Ago The Stewart-Robinson DruE Store a! 2DH V,'. Main has been formally opened. Frank Huffman Is undereolnj treatment at Campbell's clinic In Memphis. A 15, 583,000 bale cotton crop ha» been forecast Jor the United Sta'tei. It may be true that whatever,. goes up must come down, but what about prices, summer tern-", pcratures and strapless evening gowns? l/x Doctor Says — By EIWI.V p. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NBA Service M though It's a big do they stay awake In tli and nap all day. whMh? arc in a chair or snme other posf- j |j. L " ,*,* careful cap- JACOBY ON BRIDGE Alertness Pays in Any Bridge Game By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Sen-Ice "How was I lo know who had the jack of clubs?" asked West when today's vhand was over. I West should have known, and I mayhe you can put yourself in his tion? Is there anything that can j be done to oh.insre the habit?" not correct to lo did in youth. Consenuenl-j older person should he I n eat fooris which are I dusfsi. and tha amount I Perhaps it Is noi correct to j may well be rrdurr-rt "Tt "ii"»'i= n speak of this M .n HWnt of 0 ,rt desirable no, .fdrm* too much ase. but It is certainly common. Actually, many persons, as they crow older, do not require as much sleep as they did previously, nnd 1 cannot see any particular reason why one should try to change this it do anyone any In bit. Does harm? water. bream e Iliis places an added burden on the digestive svs- lem and the kidneys." Accept Mlnnr" Altmrrts People do not age at exactly, the same rate. Ordinarily It is i until the late «'* or early '"at any conscious adjust- But thr-re are oilier chances In "mil to ih<? aelnr; process Is ne- •ildcr person should recoeriize anrt ' ccssary. Perhaps it would be well the later years of life which the > f people, as they reach these which should he understood by younpcr relatives anrt friends. The tissues In general become more dry. Also the ability to repair Injury becomes Era dually lp.=srtird — wound: slowly, • broken bom much greater difficulty. There Is n slow decrease In thmlt n little more often' of the slichtly decreased capacity of their functions anrt organs and save them arcorrlmizly. cncrpy, the tissues are less elastic and Ihe skin b e c o m e s more wrinkled. The strength and endurance of the muscles and :hp speed ol reaction are dccreasp'd, Tb« apeci»J Mtue< become Lm- This docs nnt mean lhat anv heal more j of the active jnys of life have trv knit with be cut oui. but merely that one should be sensible about Ihem and engage in those which are best NORTH . JO *Q107S5 V4 » J 8 7 3 + 1065 WEST EAST (D) * J3 4 AK942 »Q »J763 » 10542 » A.Q6 4K98132 i 4Q SOUTH *8 ¥ AJC 10 9 8 5 2 » K9 + AJ7 North-South vul. E»st South West • North 1 4 Double Pass 2 4 Pass 3 V Pass Pass Pass Opening If jd— 4 J , place to see just how he could lell. j West opened the jack of spades, | dummy covered with Ihe queen, anrt East won with the king. East promptly returned the queen of clubs, and South won with the ace. West had the Impression from this _.„ ... • •• i P ls y lha < his partner held the Jack person and his or her friends and j of clubs, relative*, j West t j, oughl thal (( di(J|> . t mat . suited to Ihe aee and physical' condilion. * ' Culm acceptance of minor nil- mem,'; nnd habit chanses should be the wAtch'vorrt of both Ihe older i Sortorially Speaking Answar to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 55 Hindu queen 1 Sartorial item 58 Scatters 5 Sartorial headgear 8 Sartorial i garment 12 Italian river 13 Chemical suffix 14 Notion -. 15 Time gone by 16 Steamer (ab.) 17 Assists 18 Greek letter 19 Pester 21 Make lace ' 22 Drunkard 23 More uncommon 24 Summer {Ft.) 25 City in Nevada •27 Military assistant 29 Diving bird 31 Onager 32 Devotee 33 Select {ref.) 34 Irritate 36 Measure of paper 39 Legal point 43 Wash lighlly 44 Snooze 46 Measure ol cloth 4? Ceases 48 War god 49 European mining district 51 Before 52 Arabian prince 53 Heal ing device 54 Unit of wire 57 Salt 58 Ma It drinks VERTICAL 1 Promontories 2 Speaker 3 Handled 4 Small child . 5 Hebrew prophet A |M 0 9C P V A \f U I f A S T O A. L- ~ S ^ E T O M E R O 0 N N S IT ti o" i C7 T * A M O R A 9 i F T o - o "s A Y U C e w s. c 1- T «p*l 1 A c e 20 Rubbings out 39 Place anew 26 Brad 41 Entries in 28 Small Island . ledgers 30 Knight (ab.) 42 Persian 31 Symbol lor walerwheel actinium 43 Enchantment *" tell 45 Capital of 10 Dispassionate 33 BorJy of land France 11 Small sip 37 Beast 50 Short-napped 38 Pertaining to fabric the sea 52 Age block 7 Succinct 8 By way of 9 Redacted 19 Sartorial allire ii

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