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PAGE SIX THE BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HA INKS, Publisher JiARKT A, HAINBB. AHtsUlll P«bM«h*r A. A. rREDRICKSOM. Kdi»or FAUL D. HUUAN. Advertising M»n»ger Bolt National AdYertisIng RcpreMntatlirp«: WalUc* Witmfr Co., New York, Chlcigo, DetroM, AtlnnU, McniphU. Entered u second class nmlter it Ui* pott- offiM at Bljthevllle, .Arkansas, under »ct of Cen- tres, October I, 1S17, Member of The Associated Pr»» RUBSCRIPTION RATH: By carrier In the city ol Blyth«Hlle or »nj •uburoan town whert carrier *mlc« M maintained, 25c per Keek. Bj wilhtn * radius ol SO miles. IS.OO per jrear, 12.50 (or six months 11.25 for Ihree moiulu; bj mM[ oulsido b« mile ione, »12M per yen- payable In advance. Meditations Even so have these also lion nut believed that through your merry they .ilwi may nbfiln mercy. — Romans 11:31. * . * * God's mercy Is a holy mercy, which knows how to pardon sin, not protect it; it is a sanctuary for the penitent, not for the presumptuous. —Bishop Reynolds. Barbs A few more ups and the price of liquor will drive a man not to drink. » * * Some folki wrlle Ion/; Idlers aboul the fun they're having on vatalion. Those having Ihe fun don't have time lo write. • * * # A good way to save money: If you must take a chance in a pool. Just go swimming. * * • It'« ahray* the mme — the rral men art lo elvlliiatlon h ciTilhmllon. * * * Maybe the man who shot at a train porter In r Illinois wanted to carry his own bag. Newcomer May Enjoy Edge On Insider in Cleanup Drive Ons of the big intangibles of Ihis election year is how important the issue of "corruption in government" will be to the average American voter. No one can really measuj'e accurately vts probable impact on the presidential race. It might prove decisive, or it might turn out insignificant. , The voter will have many other .things on his mind — inflation and the general state of his pockelbook, his future economic security, the outlook for peace or war. No opinion-laker or anyone else can be sure which one, or which combination, will be governing when the voter goes into the polling booth. Certainly responsible Americans are not going to condone corruption. But it is conceivable that millions of voters may decide that inflation or peace is s matter of greater moment, and may choose the man they believe will do most on that score. But if, by chance, corruption is an issue that bulks very large in the public mind today, there is one point the ordinary citizen ought to realize about it. An outsider is more likely to do a thorough cleanup job than an insider, or .someone related in any fashion to an insider. This assumes, naturally, that the outsider does the job Jiis detachment allows him. H he falls down on it, his peculiar aclvantage is quickly lost. It is much more difficult for I lie insider or his political relative to sweep clean. Take the case of the latter, since that is what we have this time in Governor Stevenson. Concede to him the Ijcst and most honorable intentions toward eradicating corruption in Washington. He still will operate under sonic very real and very human handicaps. Undoubtedly he would attack with vigor (he worst offenders, no matter where the chips fell. He might even go fairly far afield in unearthing Ihc , roots of the wrongdoing. But if the evils proved really wiilc- .siircad — perhaps inucli more general than is now apparent or imagined — how far could he reasonably be expected to go? He might find that he was striking at the very foundations of his paity, pulling in jeopardy the reputations of men who helped elect him. or were friends of those who did. The natural instincts of political self- preservation are strong, and they would "oik against exhaustive prosecution of evil in such an event. This is not an argument for or against Stevenson for president. It is merely an attempt to show what is in- volved in the corruption issue. In th« end, the voters may decide they will be quite happy with the sort ol cleanup they could get from Stevenson. But they should understand the difference between what he can reasonably do and what his Republican opponent might do. BI.YTHRVIT.LK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Views of Others Good News And Bad Business, days mutt really fcx good. Ev«n our perennial pessimist*, the textile men, are happy. The Association of Cotton Textile Merchanls in New yorJ; s.iys Ihe squecic on profits lias ended. Mill activity U Increasing. So are textile priced. Some lines are being taken oil the market because the sujiply te exhausted, others In order to up the prices. The optimism isn't limited to mill men. A majority of oi-cr 1,200 businessmen polled by Dun &, BrRdstrcel look for Increased sales volume and profitable operation the rest of the year. Most of Ihcm plan lo maintain present employment levels; some ol thfni plan to hire more men. Bankers seem happy. The credit policy commission of the American Banking Association sees busy and profitable days ahead. Secretary of Commerce Sawyer, who is lesl inclined to put politics ahead of economic realities than many members of the Administration hierarchy, is optimiblic. He discounts the 111 effect* of drought nnd the steel price and wage hike. And there, was Ihe report last week that the casl of living hit an all-time high _ one more Imllcalion that producers and sellers alike are getting premium prices for their products. But one aspect of the total economic plcturs wns omitted from the glowing reports. Prosperity of Ihe inflationary variety that we have experienced since World War II works a grave hardship on those millions whose salaries and wages do not reflect cBst-of-livIng Increase, or whose income from security plans or investments Is licit! at a fixed level. They have .suffered tragically in the past six years and (hey are squeezed ever harder as the COL Index relentlessly moves upward. There,are no pressure groups In Washington representing fixed income groups — no farm lobbies, no labor lobbies, no associations of manufacturers, distributors, or sellers. They are unorganized, unrepresented, and unsolicited. And If we may be pardon'crt (or Injecting o»e slightly bitler note itilo this rhapsody of business prosperity, we would repeat the warning that the Inexorable course of events may one day wipe out the great middle clnss lhal has been the bulwark of this nation's political, economic, and spiritual strength. —Charlotte (K. C.) News. God And The Politicians , In political conventions, and in the higher realms of political oraiory. public references lo God and the Scriptures ,are generally deemed lo be required. His help^hniM, be invoked in the effects afoot, ami His : Sencdiction must be presumed to rest upon a man's or party's cause. By this introduction we do not, of course, disparage honest, humble professions of faith in divine guidance and ministerial reminders of God's law on approprialc occasions, sincerely devout men need not hike their devoutness; public prayer may be inspiring and uplifting. But it did seem to us, and lo many, that Ihe recent national -conventions set a new mark for hypocrisy. The Christian Century magiuiue has rightly cried out against the "political exploitation of religion" in the two great Chicago events. There were some prayers with fine spiritual content, and the reality of religious feeling in some orations could not be doubled. But nlsa there was much windy praying that seemed to have pailisan overtones and almost every prophet in the Bible was trotted out in support of this or that candidate, of the party or Ihc olhcr- Said the Christian" Century: "God Is not n Republican ... or a Democrat ... He U not even an American . . . anrt it is Just possible thai He thinks no more of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' than He did of tlin battle cries of the Philistines or the war whoops of Ihe Navajos." Pallh In'God is not to be put. on "like n campaign butlon." A polillcinn who trusted mightily In God's help sairl: "You can't tool all trie people all Ihe time." Most people are not to be taken In by mm n-lio merely don the cloak of piety. They will distinguish phonlncss from conviction, the phar- isairal from HIE truly God seeking man. almost every lime. They know Clod Is not on the side of Ihc loudest voice, but of truth, honor and the humble spirit wherever foirnci. —The Milwaukee Journal 50 THEY SAY Eisenhower is bigger Ihan his party, other- wi=f he wouldn't command Ihe interest of mil- Mmis of Independent voters of varying political beliefs. — New Hampshire Gov. Sherman Adams. • » » One thing I found where football helped me in the Marines was in (he ability to make .jimp Oti'ions. — Mdic LcBavo.i, former All-Amc:i- 1 dirt not «mit the nomination and received il wi'hout commitment* to anyone about nliy- tiiing — including President Truman. — Illinois Oo\ , AtUni stevoiij-ou. * » • TheEc young people uhc Boy Scouts) are our hope of the future. We cannot permit them to to be led astray. — Sen. Pat MuCarran (D., Nev.i, alter it was revealed Communists attempted to take over Ihe Scout*. 'Isn't It Getting Sorto Frazzled, Buster?' TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1952 Peter Edson't Washington Column — 3-to-l Editors' Majority Favors National Presidential Primary WASHINGTON_(NEA1_A na- lioiml presidential primary elec- ion In 1958 Is favored three lo one >y U.S. newspaper editors In every state polled on the question by his column. A much slimmer majority—54 per cent to 36 per cent—favors a change in Senate Rule No. 22 to Imll debate and prevent .filibusters. Ten per cent of the eriilors polled expressed no opinion. It is the overwhelming vote of northern editors that accounts for this result. Southwestern editors stick with the present rule five to one—n per cent lo 15. On the Tnft- per cent of Ihc editors say no epeal and no change. The other 5 per cent Ihink Ihc law should >e amended In varying degrees lo einove Inequities—and even lo trengthen Us restrictions. These are the highlights of Ihis loll on what are probably the three nost controversial issues facing he new Congress which convenes n Washington in January. 1953. On the political make-up of this lew 83rd Congress, most editors eel lhat It will have Republican najoriiies In both houses. But the umber of editors predicting a iepublicim Senate is much smaller lan that predicting a Republican House of Representatives. In Ihe last Senate, there were 50 Democrats to 46 Republicans. Sen- tors whose seats arc to be filled l the 1952 elections number 35 5 Democrats and 20 Republicans. The Republicans must therefore vin at least 23 of Ihe 35 contests o obtain a 49-47 majority. KiHlors Sec Close Senate Race On Ihc outcome of this Senate ace, 43 per cent of (he editors think the Republicans will win control, while 41 per cent think Ihe Democrats will retain their small majority. Sixteen per cent of the editors were unwilling lo make a prediction. Fifty-four per . cent of (lie southern editors think the Democrats will retain control; 52 per cent of the northern and western editors think the Republicans will ;-ain control. In Ihc last House of Representatives there were 235 Democrats, 200 Republicans. The Republicans must win at -least 218 seats in November for majority control of one vote. Fifty-three per cent of Ihe editors think the GOP can turn this Irick, while only 35 per cent think the Democrats will retain their majority control of the House next year. Twelve per cent of the editors would not hazard a guess on this. Only in the Southwest was this sentiment reversed, S3 per cent of Ihe editors in that area believing lhat the Democrats would carry the lower house as well as the Senate. It is notable, however, that 10 per cent of the editors predict a Republican Congress next year qualified by saying, "only if ike wins," or "Only if (here is a Republican landslide." As a corollary lo (his question of whether Republicans' or Demo- cr.ils would control the next Congress, editors were asked their opinions on what kind of H. President General Eisenhower would make if elected. Would he be a "liberal" leader or R "conservative"? The division was remarkably close among the 96 per cent who answered. Thirty-eight per cent think Ike will follow a liberal course while 37 per cent think he will be conservative. Few Sec Ike A Jlidille-Iioadcr What ihis would seem to indicate the Dot tor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for XEA Service Suspicion can lake many forms. Q—Is It possible for a baby to nve blue eyes if both parents ave brown eyes? MRS. D. A—Yes. indeed The color of the eyes is determined by the genes of Ihe parents, but more often than nol, brown-eyed people carry genes for blue eyes, so it is quite possible all of the children of brown-eyed parents will be bine-eyed. Q—In a recent article you talked about calcium being responsible for hardening of the arlcries. Does this mean Ihnt people should stop eating calcium-containing fooos? M. U. A—No. it docs not. Calcium Is essenlial for Ihe body, particularly the bones and the teeth. Taking calcium in various foods docs not mean thai this will be deposited in (he walls of the blood vessels, other Ihan where (he calcium serves a useful purpose. Occasionally, of course, in the presence of definite hardening of the arteries, the doctor' might advise reducing the amount of cal- clum-contnfnitifr foods, bu( even this is an individual matter. Q— My son has a cyst behind Ills ear which has lo be repeatedly lanced, and then il returns again in n few months, Is there any danger that this might cause a skin cancer? MRS. R. E. s A—'C is litlle danger of this causing a skin cancer. However, to prevent Us constant recurrence, the cyst will i )a vc to be totally removed by cutting it out rather than by Just lancing It. Q—Some lime ago you mentioned that turning in of (he nipples could be the result of other things than cancer. What other Ihings did you mean? A. E. A—Probably the most likely is that one is uorn tlial way. is either lhat the general has not made his own position clear, or else that he is really a "middle- oMhe-roader," which he himself says he is. But only n per cent of Ihe editors so ticketed Eisenhower. Comments of editors on this question were revealing. "Afraid he'll follow the Dewey line, unfortunately," said the Huntington Und.) Herald-Press. "He'll be liberal." commented the Soniinole (Okla.) Producer, "but not socialist." The Manhattan (Kails.) Mircury- ChroniclD, Kuoxville (Tenn.) News- Senlinel. Snn Luis Obispo <Cnlif.) Trlbune-Telegrnph and others think Eisenhower will be liberal on foreign policy, conservative on domestic. The Buffalo (N.Y.I News thinks he'll be a liberal, "preaching en- lighlcued consorvalism." Many edilors also had sharp comments on the rospccts for changing Ihe Tafi-Hartley law, amending the Senate filibuster rule and installing a national presidential primary in 1056. On this last-mentioned issue, the Milwaukee (Wis.) Journal opposed the proposition with the observation, "Think what a Huey Long could rfo (with it)." . Strengthen (he primary system in the states," recommends the Ponca City (Okla.) News and several other newspapers. "Amend the Taft-Hsrtley law to curb the power of the labor bosses," recommends the Livingston (Mont.) Enterprise, "Jusf use it," is the substance of advice from the Balon Rouge (Lo.) State-Times. Summing up southern opinion on Senate rule changes, the Rock I Hill (S.C.) Herald says, "Tlie present rule prelected liberal minorities in the pasl. It now protects conservative minorities. It should be kept as a protection for all future minorities." Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By JOAN FONTAINE For Ertklnc Johanoa, who i* on vacation HOLLYWUUU —(NBA)— Let's nip It in the bud before the "King and I" story gets around in Hollywood. It happened in the dining room of Ihe Palace Hotel in Madrid a few days after I had arrived In Spain to malce "Decameron Nights," with Louis Jourdan, Bin- nle Barnes, .Godfrey Tearle and Joan Collins, for Mike Frankovich. My daughter, Martita, ktpt turn- ning her head lo look al an eldery gentleman a few tables away, twice, three times. She blushed and hid her face in her napkin. Finally the distinguished-looking man left, wllhout so much as a wolfish leer my way, and I was lold by a waller (hat he was cx- "iiiff Umberlo of Italy. This, then, Is little Martlla' "romance," not mine. As for me, let me paraphrase Stevenson: The world is so full of a number of things And I'm doing fine without princes or kings. On my last (rip to Europe, 1 was linked wish every title but Baron Leone and Duke" Ellington. Setting Spain on its Ear When next time I listen to an orchestra play "In a Little Spanish Town," I shall-think ol a. rag- glc-laggle company of Americans and Britishers filming three of Boccacio's stories in a country where a movie star of Hollywood origin is regarded with the awe that Americans would reserve for a Martian who has just stepped out of a space ship. And of the two days I spent in' •» monastery at Guadalupe where Ihe ancient building was used in a iequence. Fontaine in a monastery. That's a switch! And of our crazy caravan moving across the lazy land from location to location—a string of limousines, buses and trucks carrying the actors, crew members and equipment. And of Faith Domergue, who carne along to be with her husband, director Hugo Pregonese, and volunteered to serve as an interpreter. Faith had great difficulty understanding the accent of a British electrician. Once he asked her to convey his request for what sounded to her like 250 ox. In frantic Spanish, Faith called for 250 animals and sent the Spanish company members in^p a jab- I bering, Incredulous chorus of protest. Faith stuck to her point. Sh» even made gestures to Indicate that these creatures had Ion* horns. Finally, she went back to the Englishman for further Instructions. This time she understood that he wanted 250 arcs. As in aro lamps. ., Didn't Know I Could And the night the manager of a theater In Siiges, a little coastal town about 30 miles south of Barcelona, ran a Spanish-dubbed print of "Jane Eyre" for me. There I was, spoullng Spanish on the screen as fluently ns Dolores Del Rio, Maria Felix and Mario Cabre. I can't wait to hear myself speak Russian, Finnish. Dulch and Tagalog. And the three children of Bin- me Barnes and Mike Frankovich, They were born in Hollywood, but now, after living In Spain for several years, they speak only Spanish—to the complete disgust of theii- parents. Not one word of English. Blnnle and Mike plan to send, Michael and Michele, the twins and Peter to school In England. And the British teas served twice a day during production for the English members of the cast. It was quite a sight to see white- coaled waiters setting up tables on the beach under the blazing sun Crumpets and tea, indeed. The Spaniards thought that we were all crazy. And the time that it was necessary to find a man to double for Biunie in a boat scene in choppy waters. A local fisherman named Aiilonio Nnvarro was selected ana was squeezed into Binriie's gown. A blonde wig was placed on his head. When he' completed his stunt work, he must have received one of the greatest ovations ever given, a hero by his townspeople. Then he quit his fishing job nnd announced that he was going to Hollywood to d stunts for Mary Pirtv ford. And the day when I went to th» bullfights in Segovia and Joe Maria Martorell, one of th« three greatest bullfighters in Spain, dedicated the snorting best to me. As I left the arena, somebody handed me the ears and grisly lail of the bull that Martorell had killed. . "Good," said Binnie. "Ox-tail soup for the cast tonight." Q—Please say something about why boue Brails do not always take, r suffered a fracture of the humevus nearly two years ago. and when the X-ray showed a separation of (he bone, a bone graft was performed. Later, another graft was necessary, but I still have to be in a cast. Can you give me any encouragement? MRS. E. C. P. A—Boue grafts put into the bodv must be linked up with the blood circulation, so (hat they can become living and united" with the bone which is still present. Sometimes nature does this better, but some of i hose who have broken bones require, il sccinf. n terribly long time to recover. The chances arc that this will come and vou I should take courage. | Q—Is there any cure for ,-v fistula I besides surgery? MRS. J. K. A—No. an operation is the best treatment for a fiMula. nnci about llin onlv (hini; which offers a chance of permanent relief. I • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Know finesses to Win Bridge Games By OSWALD .TACOBV IVrilten for .YEA Service Some (messes. are a snare and a delusion, ay this I mean that If you take the finosse and win, you get only an even break; while if you lose, you lose plenty. The average player usually takes this type of finesse and Ihinks he is XORTH « K J8 * KQ983 * 10 *QJ32 WEST EAST « KQJ95 + K98 » 7S<32 *AI07 SOUTH <U) « A 7 2 V A J 10 7 4 » A 8 North-South vul. Soiilh West North R»rt I V Pass 3 V Pass •I V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* K unlucky if it fails. Certainly that u-as true of the South player when today's hand was actually played. West opened the king of dia- m r nck and South won with, the ace. Declarer drew two rounds of trumps; cashed the ace of spades "for safety," and finessed the jack of spades. East won with the queen of spades and returned a spade, thus passing the buck back to declarer. Having already losl one trick, South had to develop the clubs by himself and lose only two tricks in the process. Much to his disgust, he found Ihis was an Impossible task. No matter how- he tackled the clubs, second hand would play low and fourth hand would capture an honor. A club return would then give Ihe other defender two more tricks in the suit. There was no safe way of taking (he spade finesse. After winning the ace of diamonds and drawing two rounds of trumps, South should ruff his remaining diamond in the dummy to strip out the suit. He should then cash both top spades and let the opponents .win their spade trick. South does not care which defender wins the trick. That defender must begin the clubs sinoe any other return allows dummy to ruff while South discards « losing club. With a defender beginning the clubs, South is sure to hold the loss in lhat suit to two tricks. 75 Years Ago In Blytheritle— G. p. Hubbard has purchased the stock of the Smith Furniture Company, located at the corner of Main and Lake Streets, and will operate the store. Blytheville's Chickasaws will sport new game uniforms with wnipcord pants this year, Coach Joe Dildy has announced. If it Uk« thrw wcrct icrvic* "Mi, .at taxpayers' expense, to guard Margaret Truman safety through a tour of Europe, we can at least be thankfui-for one thing. That is that she iint' triplets nnd all going different places. I Supporting Sfar I Antwer To:Pre»Tou« PiizzS* BOUZONTA1, lActrea. Thelma , 7 She appear* on th« silver 13 Interstice 14 Citrus fruit 15 Animal enclosure 1« Italian condiment I Satiric t Rounded 4 Rocky crag 5 Enthtuiastia ardor < Chest ratil** 7 Drunkard 8 Comrnon swift 9 Branches 10 Make* iota law 11 Herons J2 Female agent 44 Phase 21 Locale 13 Slight taste 25 Size of shot (Pi.) 26 Surrender 28 Fondle 31 Butterflies 33 Decay 34 Explosive 35 Unit of, weight 36 Goe« by 39 Masculine 42 Golf term 43Heferee (ah.) 45 Salts 47 Provided with ' weapons 50 Small child 52 Philippine tree 53 Breeder 55 She If a actress 57 Native American 58 Expunger 59 Rc.TuirtS erect 60 African fly VERTICAL 1 Contest! of -. -Jterniliei 29 Chamber 30 Heating devices (suffix) 36 Mother or father 37 Armed fleet 38 Harden 40 Newest 41 Evades 42 Capital of France 46 Cily in Oklahoma 48 "Emerald I 49 Deceased 51 Drone bee» 54 Registered nurset (ab.) 56 Feminine- appellation 12.

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