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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE, EIGHT THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER N«WS THE COURIER NEWS OO. K. W. HAINBS, Publisher KARRV A. HAINE6, A&ststant PubiUh«r A. A. PREDBICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising M>n»««r Sole National Advertising Representative- Wallace.Witmor Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second clow matter it the'post- office at Blytheville. Arkansas, under set of Congress, October 9, 1911. Member of The Associated Pres* SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In tlw city o{ Blythevllle or any juburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, tl.25 for three months' by mail outside 50 mile aone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations Truly my soul s-aiteth »pon God: from him cometh my salvation. — Psalms Vt\\. ' * * t To whatever world He carries our soul* when they shall pass out of .these Imprisoning bodies, in those worlds these souls of ours shall find themselves part of the same great temple; for It belongs not to this earth alone. — Phillips Brooks. Barbs Every Atlantic City beauty contest misses by a million miles the one our forests put on every fall • • • Nothing makes a ilr) laugh >t a joke like pret- tj- front teeth. • * * With tanning season here, friend hubby la either tightening family Jars or starting them. « • • Maybe some candidate, sirfddl* Issue, (<, . keep ihelr knees from knocking, ' ••..•' Staying up all night may make you as wise as an owl, but owls have no sense during the day. Fund Debate Will Do Good If Salary Action Is Result We haven't heard the last of the charges and counter-charges growing out of the Nixon case. The impact on the voters of Sen. Hichard Nixon's disclosures about his private fund will not be .. -fully measured until the Nov. 4 elections.' Gov. Adlai Stevenson rnny have to do more talking about the fund in Illinois which he used to try to keep good men happy on low state salaries. . It seems likely that there will be further investigation and probablj; disclosures, in both cases. The nature of those disclosures should begin to register solid weight only after the confusion IMS died down and people have had time to digest all tile facts. Sleantime, it seems fairly certain that one result of the disclosures will be pressure upon Congress to do something to keep public officials from having to pad government salaries with outside earnings. Many state and federal officials are underpaid and there are those who question whether ?15,C)00' a year in salary and non-taxable expenses is enough for a U. S. senator to get by on.' The Democratic national chairman was quoted as saying that if a man figures she can't live on the salary of a senator without getting money from outside sources, he shouldn't run for the Senate. Lots of folks won't buy the idea .; that the U. S. Senate should be a rich ! man's club, so Hint's not the answer. If the 515,000 which a senator gets annually in salary and non-taxable expenses is not enough to meet the necessary bills without outside help, then senators ought to get a raise. But if this amount is sufficient, then that fact should be clearly agreed upon and restrictions should be written into the law which clearly define and limit what help a federal officeholder can and cannot take from outside sources. As a means of achieving such ends, Arthur Krock suggests in The New York Times that perhaps all public officials who take money on the outside for any purpose should he required by law to make a monthly accounting of U. Krock believes that would at least bring the practice out into the open. Ah effort was made along similar lines in the U. S. Senate only-a year ag-o. At that time a bili was introduced in the Senate to require all members of • Congress, as well as all other government officials earning over $10,000, to report publicly where all (heir money came from — government salaries as wtti ai outeicU benefitB. That bill didn't get to first base. Some f«lt that such a law invaded individual privacy and might have the ef- feet of keeping even competent and honest men from taking high public office, 'Unsettling as it has been, however, the furor created by the Nixon and Stev- enaon funds might yet accomplish a «ood if it arouses enough public concern that something ig done about tha mattw. Views of Others Not Impossible, But Very Painful Socialism, says the Chamber of Commerce of the United elates, "is like a high-tension wire- once you grab hold of It you can't let go." As an example, the chamber cites the case of New Zealand, whose citizens voted the Socialists out of office two years ago. Voting' the Socialists out, however, did not end Socialism. "The New Zealauders,'It seems, are contributing only $70 million as their share of mutual defense in the Pacific - out of a total budget of about $590 million." the chamber explains. "One of Ihe principal reasons why they can't spend more is that almost half their entire budget , about {273 million - must be used to meet the continuing costs of the welfare program In which the Socialists Inaugurated and left In their laps. "As a result, the Uniled States will have to assume the lion's share of the financial burdens growing out y of the newly formed alliance," The national chamber concludes lhat the New .Zealanders have learned that once you yield to Socialism, you've got It, and you can't even vote It out of your life. .The Chamber of Commerce' of the United State* really did not have to go so far from home as New Zealand to demonstrate the difficulty of getting rid of hand-outism. which is a principal manifestation of Socialism, once It has been given a chance to make hand-out addlcU out of citizens. It Is not, impossible lo get, rid of Socialism, however. Any nation which adopts it Is sure to get Hd of it eventually. The hand-outs will stop when Socialism wrecks the economy of the nation. —Chattanooga News-Free Press. What Meets The Eye * ' • The popular belief is that industries select new factory sites solely on the basis of availability of power, water, transportation, workers, and on the Basis of comparative taxes. These are unquestionably big considerations lor any prospective neu- industry. But more and more of the larger, sounder industries have begun to weigh other factors, which are the subject of t study soon to be released by the University of Alabama Bureau cf Public Admlnilsrallon. Because the morale of the worker has become Increasingly important to Industrial management, the community and;hOw'the worker fits in It can be as crucial as anyj- problem within the lour walls of the business. The study cites Ihe case of a Kentucky town which lost a big Industry because the company refused to risk its capital on A city lacking adequate recreation facilities. The industrial plan' ncrs knew thai the morale factor was paramount to the consideration of low taxes, or cheap and plentiful water. * Another company, afler tentatively approving a community for a new factory site, decided against the location because it hart no confidence In the city government, (The Lord alone" knows what Folsom scared away.) One large corporation asked this in Its survey " of possible new locations: "Is the general tone of . state and local politics wholesome?" other top priority considerations are schools, churches, general appearance of the city, shopping centers, and housing. Edward J. Rlley. mar:t; S =r of community relations of General Electric Corporation, puts ihe problem trenchantly and concisely: "How much chance dop.s n foreman have of getting a good day's work out of Jjm Auartu If Jim has come In a hnlf hour late afler bouncing to work over rutted and littered slrfels and threading his way through Ihe daily traffic Jam that strclrhes for block after block to Ihe plant? Or how courteous will your secretary or receptionist be if she has stood, first freezing for 2(1 minutes on « cold street corner, then packed In an old bus for three-fourths of an hour and started her day off with 10 screaming corns? "How much care and attention can your draftsman bring to his job each day If his wife and three youngsters are crowded Into » three-room flat or living irtth his In-laws? Where do you think the thoughts of your copy-wrlter will be 11 his youngster Is one of 15 In an overcrowded classroom, presided over by some crank of a teacher who should have been retired long age?" ' —Jfontgomery (AJa.) Advertiser. SO THEY SAY if the dry rot of corruption and communism which has eaten deep into our body politic during these last seven years can only be chopped out with a hatchet,, then let's call for a halchet, — Sen. Richard Nixon (R., Calif.1 « « » I slill think that American men are more charming, but they (the Europeans) are very pieaiant. — Margaret Tniman. * » '» Our leaders In the State Department have not furnlshert «.« with the leadership we need to win the objectives we fought for in two world wars, — American Legion Commander Lewis K. GouBh, BLTTHEVILLE IAKK.)' COURIER ygwg "Add This^Your* Collection, Chum!" , OCT. 1, Peter fdton's Washington Column — Uphill Battle of a GOP Farmer Farm Policy Fight in Nutshell WASHINGTON —(NBA)— The whole conflict of Republican versus Democratic philosophy on the farm program is neotly wrapped up in the personal experiences of Harold- L, McKinley, a livestock groin nnri vegetable farmer of St.' Ansgar, .la. Mr. McKinley Is now serving as chairman of the Republican National Committee's Farm Council. He is also national chairman of the Republican Farm Councils which, meeting In Des Moincs before tho Chicago convention, drafted and nrar- tlraUy rlicintprl the farm policy planks later adopted by the GOP. The most Important thing about Mr. McKinley's career, however is that for the last three years he has hcen battling the Department of Agriculture and its system of farm marketing agreements particularly as- It applies to potatoes, In a long hassle involving char»- es and countcr-charges. "denials, press releases, injunctions and a court case—now dropped Inconclu- ivelj—Mr. McKinioy's sine would" ppear to be the winner, on points at least. The McKmley case really goes back to 1341. Potato men from Michigan. Wisconsin. Minnesota and Norlh Dakota at that time asked Department of Agriculture to consider a riiarketing agreement, limiting, the snle of potatoes to stabilize the market. refer Edson Eighty per cent of the growers in the area approved the plan. Order No. SO was therefore Issued, to take effect in January. 1042. Order Shelved During War Before that date, the U. S »ot into World War n. The order was considered unnecessary, so it was never activated. Four years 'later, however, during tbe bumper potato crop of 19<S, Order No. 60 was dragged out again, Without any new referendum it was decided that after September, 1041, no culls, or low-grade potatoes, coultj be shipped from this area. In the next two years a number ot amendments were proposed. A Department of Agriculture decision "•(is marfe (o include 20 potato- growing counties of Indiana and 13 in Iowa in ilils North Central"-area. Fnrmcr McKinley sntl his attorneys, were J.itcr to charge that (his was "cerrymaiuierlng" — juggling counties around in an eiocticn area in order lo secure .a result favorable to the Institution of controls. For in the 1951) referendum on the amended order. 66 per cent of the Iowa potato growers by number, representing 92 per cent of .the production, voter! against the order. In Indiana. 35 per cent of tha farmers by number, representing 08 per cent of the production, voted against it. In spite of this. Ihe Department of Agriculture reported [hat a majority of the farmers in the six- state men hncl votetl in favor of marketing agreement controls. There is a big argument here on (he count. The department claims 55a7 growers voted and that 15 per cent of them, representing 72 per cent ol the production, Voted In favor of issuing the amended order, which was made effective Oct. 23, 1950. Mr. McKinley and his attorneys claim that there were 19,060 farmers in the area entitled to vote and only 31 per cent of. them Voted. Only 22 per cent of the total number voted for controls and 9 per cent voted against them. Mr. McKinley maintains that it was the intent ot Congress to have no marketing agreements put into effect unless approved by at least two-thirds of all producers, by number or by volume of production. Ho therefore decided to create a court test. Potato growers from all over the area rallied to his support, He sent a load of crop-run potatoes to market. He save bis ssir- phu^ potatoes to an orphanage. The Department of Agriculture went to court and asked for an injunction against McKinley, which w a s granted. This permitted him lo ship his graded and inspected potatoes to market, but stopped him from marketing culls. - McKinley plowed under his potatoes and prepared to sue the government for $1000 damages. Before this case could come to trail, however, the potato growers, iri another referendum in July, 1951. decided to terminate the marketing agreement. The government's' suit against McKinley was dropped and McKinley never went to trial wilh his damage suit. Now he's in politics up lo his neck. He's in favor of the support program, but he's against what he calls "dictation from Washington." Erskine Johnson 'IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —CNEA)— Exclusively Yours: You might recognize Marilyn Monroe from the neck down on the cov^r of a current girly.glrly magazine, but you'd never know It was Miss Fopout of 1052 from the red hair and lace, An old picture of Marilyn, taken during her days as a model. That Shelley Winters! A Hollywood scribe asked Shelley who was going to occupy the second apartment in the duplex that Shelley and Vittorio Gassman lust bought. "Farley Granger, who else?" quipped La Winters. But this Is definite—Ethel pr. fers her Central Park West pen? house In little old crowded NeJ York to the western wlde-op spaces. , ' Look," she remarked, "my » race Is twice as big as some the ranches I've seen out herj Hedy Lamarr's and Joan Crawford's erstwhile flame, razor blade king Joe Mailman, up and married Phyllis Gilbert in' Miami.. It was Mailman who was quoted as saying, "I love Hedy too much to marry her." Anne Baxter's flip quote about her famous architect-grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright- "on his wedding night he wore nothing but a red sash"—reached Wright via a friend, who asked him what he thought of Anne. Wright put on a perplexed look and. said: "She's a delightful, brilliant and talented child but I can't quite remember whether she's my daughter or my granddaughter." Perpetual Emotion ETHEL MERMAN, Broadway's perpetual emotion queen with 11 hit shows in 13 years, is baci In Hollywood for her brassy role of "The Hostess With the "Mostest" In Pox's film version of Irving Berlin's musical political satire, "Call Me Madam." It looks like it will be "Call Me Mrs." for Ethel now that boy friend Robert Six's divorce is final —but she's not committing herself on marriage to Six. president 'of Continental Airlines. "I've been married twice and (Ms time I'm going to think it over," she's saying. The report persits. however, that she's thought it over and again 'will become a bride. Ethel's skippin a Broadway show this winter—"after six nights a week of 'Madam' for almost two years I'm falling down." She even nixed a monthly TV show "because I'm in no rush to do anything." Betty arable's refusal to go drJ matte in "Blaze of Glory"-jh was replaced by Jean Peters-wil cost her only four weeks' salary Her suspension ends with the con pletlon of. the picture. . .Fox predicting flash stardom for 2l year-dld Kathleen Crowley a Ml-1 America contestant from New Jer sey in 1949, in "The silver Whip.! She clicked first on TV in "A Stal is Born" opposite Conrad 'Naze! I Plums Fall on Nlven It looks like David Niven wi™ fall heir to some of the rich con] edy plums being turned down b Alec Ouiness, the biggest art-housl star In the u. S. for the past twJ years. Alec" wants to be regarde solely as a great, tragic- »ctol from now on. tlie Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for XEA Service Some (hlngs which can happen :o human beings nre str.ince Indeed, and among these is a "condition known ns Bell's Palsy. Q—Plpnse say something about Bell's Palsy, and what Is Ihe best neans of helping someone so afflicted? —Mrs. F. L. o. A—This Is usually n condition involving paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face, which romrs on rather suddenly without any apparent cause. There Is no specific treatment or cure tor Bell's Palsy, but most victims recover completely. Sometimes massage of the face and electrical stimulation of the muscles is advised. unfortunate lo have this difficult., but it is impossible to say whether j anything can be rifine to prevent its recurrence without knowing what the cause was in tbe particular p.iricnt. In general, the possibility of jircvpntinsr Its recurrence are not as promising as one could hope. Q-I am a teen-ager, and would -, u •like lo know if white petroleum Srow olrt Q—A group of us women were wondering whether hydrochloric acid is necessary to lire." Just what does it do In the stomach? Is can' cer connected with a lack of it? —Reader. A—Normally certain cells in the stomach produce hydrochloric acid, which helps to make up the di- gpsllve juices and aids in tbe pro- ce.^es of dicestion. Apparently, some people can pel along without It. or with very small qvnmtities. Cancer of the stomach Is usually accompanied by abscnre of hydrochloric acid, but absence of hydrochloric acid can occur in other conditions as well, such as pinrc- cious anemia. jelly used on burns and minor cuts could be used as a hair tonic? —C. II. A—I can see no reason why this mild preparation should produce nay barm to the normal scalp. Q—Is there any truth to the i claim that lying in a reclining po- [sition with the head below the feet ' aids in rejuvenating the face muscles? —j. L. A—It seems extremely doubtful. Q—Two years ago I was operated on for strangulated hernia. After the operation I had pneumonia and a .short lime later the hernia relumed in ihe same spot. Is it j possible to have another strangulated one? —R. j. c. A—It is bad luck that Ihe hernia me back. It Is possible to have another strangulated hernia. though this seems unlikely. 4—1 am 65 years old and have been troubled the last year with water accumulation in 'the sacs surrounding the stomach and in- IP-stint's. I have hart three drain- mps already: ihe last t!me one- half gallon was removed. Is Ihere anyihin that can be done to prevent its recurrence? —Mrs. C. A—There are several possible causes for the accirculation of lluid : la the ibdomlnal cavity, i'ou are j For 4^0 weeks, the clock In the tower of Hie customs Building (Uncle Sam's) has been 15 minutes! slow. At least at the corner o'i Eighth and Broad. It's later tha»i they think.—Nashville Banner. ] That old political bromide about; Ihe presidential candidates being! "h.ind picker!" isn't foollnc us. We' recognize machine tocline when we j see It.—Rock Hill (S.C.) 'Herald. ( • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Heed Danger Signs; Grow Ojd Easily By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When a horn blows while you're crossing the .street, you usually make a wild dash for the nearest sidewalk. This may not be dignified, and j'ou may give the horn a rtirty look, but it's a good way lo The same sort uf (hing happens In bridge. When a loud danger signal goes oft in your ear. that's the lime to jump. Today's sad story is about a player who forgot NORTH WEST 4>KS2 10853 South 1 * Pass VQ83 » 10934 + K4 EAST 486 ¥ J7S4 • A3 + AQ97J SOUTH <D> 4AJ43 ¥ A 10SS » KQ5 + J6 Neither side vul. West North Eist Pass 2 4 Pass Pass Opening lead—¥ K to jump. West didn't see how he could beat Iwo spades without some sort of luck and Ingenuity, so he opened the king of hearts. This sort of opening lead shrieked out loud that West had only one more heart and was trying to get a ruff. It also indicated that West was a bit ricspcrate wilh a bud hand, so that East probably had most of tbe high cards. Having seen the danger, South should have gone right after the (rumps by laying clown the ace and continuing with a low- trump. The contract would be safe if East had the ace or jack of dinmnnd^ or it the opponents failed to take '.wo club tricks. But South didn't want to be rusbed, so he didn't jump for Gaiety. He won the first trick v.-'th the ace of hearts and tried to get (o dummy with ihe king of clubs in order to try a trump finesse. East took the ace of clubs and returned the Ibree of diamonds. Soulh won with the king of diamonds and persisted in the at- lempt lo reach dummy by leading a low heart to dummy's queen. This brilliant maneuver permitted him to take ,1 losing trump finesse to West's king. West no longer expected to beat the contract, but his* partner had led diamonds so e obediently returned the suit. East took Hie ace Of diamonds and carefully cashed the queen of clubs. Then, delib'er- alely omitting to cash the jack of hearts, East led the seven of hearts. West was obllsed to ruff, which gave him the lead. Since . there was no other chance. West returned another diamond, and tva.? delighted lo find that East could ruff. This was tbe sixth defensive trick, so South Jind found a way to go down one trick. Now it can be told how Lei Barker snagged one of the leads ll the Warner western. "Gome of Texas." Barker, anxious to conl vince producers he looks just al rugeed out of the Jungle, paid iol a series of portraits tha*- showei him off as a pirate, sea captain I ranger, cowboy, etc. His agentl peddled the photos around town- and Warners was impressed. Jean Simmons' tresses hav» _ turned flaming red for her role Queen Elizabeth in "Young Bess.'] ..•• .Bob Hope's burning—or prel tending to—because the BritisH press is printing every one of hil priceless stage quips. . ."The Wind! ing Journey," a British movie thaf Gertrude Lawrence made wild Doug Fairbanks, Jr., in 1934, suddenly in demand on the'l. circuit. . .John Wayne's 13-yearJ old son, Pat, Is playing a bit rol* in John Ford's "The Sun Shines! Bright," but everybody at Republ lie sludlo is mum on the subject] Broderick Crawford.intervieweci by a fan mag 'writer In the middle] of a rehearsal for his first singing role in Warner's "Stop, You'rS killing Me," was asked: "Do you always sing in the Eamej range. Mr. Crawford?" "No," grunted Crawford. "Dry. I stag baritone. Wet I sing bass."] IS-Years Ago In Blytheville— A J3.500 fire at Number Nine glpl destroyed 22 bales of cotton, znj engine and other equipment, D'jpositors of the closed M- Banking Co., have been paid in full! bank o'ficinls announced, I Lloyd stickmon has gone to Mal-| den, Mo., for the cotton season, With young parents following all these new chjld-raising rules," grandparents are shying away from the youngsters. Old Doc Smithers" grandson hit him in his rheumalie knee with • big toy truck he'd given him. and tbe mother gave Doc » dressing down for not being a suilablr* companion for the boy © Ht& On the Gridiron Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL • 1 back 5 The pigskir; . 9 On Ihe yard line 12 Algerian seaport 13 Song 14 Mrs. Adam 15 Iterating 17 Bulgarian coir 18 German city 19 Farm machines 21 Of! " 23 Scrap of cloth 24 Possesses 27Spar 29 Neat 32 Seem 34 Think 36 Menial stale 37 Fate 38 Revise 39 Observes 41 Elders (ab.) 42 Bird's beak 44 Doclrines 46 Take away 49 Great arlery 53 Before 54 Spectators 56 Ventilate 5'Brifish 55 Upon 59 French article 60 Dry 51 Places VERTICAL 1 Drill 2 War god 3 Surpasses 1 Leg join!* 5 Club 6 Gels up 7 The up players 8 Kinri of beer 9 Wires 10 Always 11 Tidings 16 Beast 20 Fruits 22 Ventures harness 26 Runners childre S3 Consumer 47 Pcnnsylvanii 35 How the losing city team feels -18 Grant 40 One or the other r.43 Infants 4 5 So ft drink: 46 Distribute 50 N'etwork 51 Gait of a horse < ^2 Vipers 55 Individual

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