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VAflBKIOflT BLYTHEVILL1 COURIER NEWS TOT COURIER NEW8 Oa H.'w; 'RAINES,'.Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, AultUnt Publisher A. A. PREDRICK8ON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, - Atlanta, Memphis. • Entered as second class matter at tha post- office at Blythevtlte, Arkansas, under act of Con- gna, October 0. 1017. Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the cltv of Blythevlllc or any •uburban town ivhere carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 mlle«, »5.00 per year, $250 lor six months. $1,25 for three months; by mail outsfdo 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year ~ payable In advance. Meditations Now the things which I write unto you, be- ton Godj I He not. — GaUtians 1:20, * * * And that the Scriptures, though not every where Free from corruption, or entire, or clear, Are uncorrupt, sufficient, clear, entire In all things which our needful fnlth require, —Drydcn. Barbs i Hunters should remember that famous last Une: "I'll Just lean this gun on the fence while I crawl over." * * * It's just u well that the time for putting away yard chairs and porch furniture comes ut the same time ,aa Hallowe'en. * * * Forgetful people should lie a piece of string around « finger right now to remind them to vote — with no strings attached. * *' * Twn clerks in an Indiana »rug store fainted atanultaneolsljr. Somebody probably walked In and ask for some drugs. * * * Weak ends will be disastrous tor a lot of the football teams. Many Reasons Why You Should Hear Marine Band There are a number of reasons — aM of them good — why you should make plans tiow-to attend the Nov. 5 concert of the United States Marine Band at American Legion Memorial Auditorium. '•; In the first place, it Is hoped that the Marine Band will make regular np- pearances here. It. serves RS an inspira- .; tion to younger musicians and pVovides the finest musical entertainment for both youngsters and adults. Secondly, proceeds.from the concert will go to the Blytheville High School , band . . . and the BITS band needs funds just about as badly as at any time in its 15-year history. Patched-up uniform.-! and instrtt ments are evidence of the shoddy condition of much of the b a n d' s equipment. Although it isn't apparent from the seats of Haley Field stadium, many uniforms are just a she!! of their former selves. The majority of them was purchased about four years ago. And you'll be doing yourself a tremendous favor by hearing the famous Marine Band. Two years ago. This group was received with more enthusiasm than any musical attraction ever to appear irt the city. And until you hear the scarlet and blue Marine Band play "Stars and Stripes. Forever," you haven't heard a really stirring piece of band music. Test of 'Independent' Voter Is Hfs Performance at Polls The public opinion poilsfers and many political analysts have done much to foster the idea of the increasingly potent independent vote ns a factor in America elections. But there are reasons to doubt the full validity of this theory. There can be no question that more and more people are telling poll takers that they have no hard and fast political loyalties, that they "vote for the man," that they try to decide each election on its merits. But the test is not the individual statement: "I am an independent." The test is what the'Voter does in the polling booth. If he -has voted Democratic for four or five straight presidential elections, it is fair to label him a Democrat, despite his reluctance to accept the label. Nor is it necessarily proof of his "independence" that a voters has consistently split his ticket, voting one way on president, another on senator, and so BLRJ1BVILLI ("AOTCT COURIER MCWfl w« an* rwcnfa* tfot in this critical age the governing choice U the one we make for president. The t White HoU*e provide* the nation'i true leadership, be it weak or itronff- and it sets the tone for the whole conduct of govrnment. Men looking to their futures put their big chips on the main race. By that measure, most so-called independent voters fall either into the Democratic or Republican category with pretty fair consistency. Pollsters have found that by and large they actually tend to vote Democratic by a margin of at leas£ three to two. Any sensible analysis of the nation's voting complexion must therefore assign these voters to the respective parties • on the basis of their acknowledged voting behavior, Their loyalties may be loose and vague, but their performance in the polling booth is reasonably clear. This does not mean, however, that there is no significance in a voter's effort to classify himself as an independent. A relatively small group genuinely deserves that tag; they shift around constantly and conform to no pattern. The remainder properly should be distinguished from the deep-dyed party faithfuls. For even though they may show marked leanings one way or the other, they are potential converts for the.op- position. Their attachments are not firm. They are not publicly willing to admit their affiliation. In many, many cases they are honestly doubtful, and give serious thought almost up to voting time to switching over. Whichever way they go, they have misgivings. From this broad group are drawn the elements which determine our elections today. Its increasing size reflects the mounting confusion and doubt which plague Americans as they face their crucial voting task in a puzzling world. The party which can most successfully end that doubt and resolve that confusion will at some future time win the more lasting allegiance of a large share of these "independent." voters. Views of Others The Unprofitable Jets Nfost Americana registered disillusionment when the British put the first commercial J«t air lines In operation recently. The attitude In this country was that our air Industry had been sitting on Its laurels while England zipped ahead, abandoning the conventional propeller in preference to the speed and .firrifort of near-sonic travel. - — Most of the reasons advanced by American aviation executives seemed lame excuses. The lamest was the one that went this way: During the war, we turned over Jet experimentation to t h e British while we assumed the lion's share of conventional aircraft engine construction. Theretore, Britain was pushed ahead by our generosity. The inference seems to be that the British unfairly exploited their advantage. By such evasions as this, the U. S. aviation Industry has apparently been' reluctant, to admit that the real consideration is money. The plain truth seems to be that no one has come up with a way to produce, operate and maintain commercial Jet airlines that will earn money. Unlike England's government-owned monopoly airlines, U. S. airlines are spurred by the profit motive. The British seem willing to subordinate profit to the publicity that being first will bring to English products. To a nation desperately dependent on world trade, such publicity is sound business practice. For American business, It might be con- akierrid foolhardy. ^Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser. SO THEY SAY Today the Communists are getting > tremendous advantage out of the continued fighting In Korea. _ John Foster Dulles, GOO? foreign policy adviser. * * « The trade union movement belongs to no one but the workers of America, it is their movement, run by them nnd motivated by Ihe dictates of their hopes and fears. — AFT, President William Green. + » + Ther? l.< no room for differences of opinion In both parties. It Is not necessary to share the views o! the candidates on every subject. — Sen. Joseph McCarthy,(R., wis.). « * * We are In the midst of our four-year spasm of electing a president now and you will hear t lot of hooey during that campaign. _ President Harry s. Truman. * * t I am not going to support anything th»t smacks to me of iin-Americanism or is un-American In character, and that includes any kind of thing that looks to me like unjust damaging of character. - GOP presidential candidate Dwlght Eisenhower. * * » It (TV) must be the biggest business In the world because It ts the only business with billions of dollars invested in It which give, iu product »w»y. — Producer John Goldta. HOLLYWOOD -(NEA)- Exclusively Yours: The gorgeous fly In the ointment that Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan are wading through Is Zena D'H»rcourt, the beauty whom Aly flew back to »fter his visit to RiU in Hollywood. A day before Rita i.rrlved in Paris, Aly was celebrating «t a nltery with Tony Curtis has wlfey Janet Leigh as his leading lady in "Hou- dlni ana remarks: "What a kick I have the only leading lady in Hollywood who cleans up my dress- tng room every morning." Spike Jones said it at Marion Davies big party for the Johnnie Rays: 'This Is bigger than most of the towns we've played in the Midwest." It may or may not b« because Marilyn Monroe is zooming as Fox's musical comedy queen but June Haver is registering disinterest about her movie career Boris Knrloff—yes, our Boris- will sing and dance In - a London musical, "The Thing and I." I can Just hear him yodeling. "Frankenstein and Johnny Were Lovers." Peter Edson's Washington Co/urn Truman Upsets Generals Attack By Putting Him on the Defensive Peler £d*on WASHINGTON —(NEA)— \Vhat- :ver the effects of President Truman's whistle-stop tour on the voters, political observers concede that his slambang attack on the Republicans did serve to put General Eisenhower on the defensive. Much of Ihe GOP candidate's efforts on his follow-up swing over ~~ the territory the President covered was devoted to answering Mr. Truman's attack. This was R reversal of earlier campaign strategy in which the R e p u b 1 i cans were doing all t h e attacking and !he Democrats nil the defending. It is an old political tradition that voters tend to take more Interest in politics when they have something to protest against and vote against than when they have a record to defend 'and promote. This is supposed to give the "outs" an advantage over the "Ins." President Truman reversed this traditional trend in IflJS by attacking the record of the RepublicaYi 801h Congress. That put the GOP on the defensive. To many political experts this was tne decisive f»e- <or in the Dewey upset. In the first couple of months of the. 1952 campaign—before President Truman took to the road— Ihe tactical advantage was all with the Republicans. They could attack the entire Truman record m'th their charges of corruption and communism In Washington and confusion on foreign policy. Those arc still major issues in the campaign. Bui to whatever degree Mr. Truman's counter-attack against the Republicans has been able to equalize the offensive, the cost of the President's transcontinental tour will have paid off for the Democrats. Official visitors at North Atlantic Treaty Organization'supreme headquarters In Paris have brought hack reports—attributed to General Eisenhower's former military slaff members—on what Ike told them before he came home to run for the presidency. The effect of the reports is that the general told his old associates not to bo alarmed by some of the things he might have to do or say during the campaign. In the battle before the Chicago convention, it was stated that the general's intention was to do whatever was necessary to get the nomination. And after he got the nomination, it would be his intention to do whatever was necessary to Bet elected. In this campaign he might have to do and say certain things which might appear to he In conflict with his earlier and known views. Once he got In the White House, however, it was stated that General Eisenhower could be counted on to fight for nil the principles he has long stood for. Latest tag line hung on Democratic Presidential Candidate Ad- lal Stevenson is, "The good humor man." As to the criticisms of Governor Stevenson for sometimes talking over the heads of his audiences— "talking to them as though they were Intelligent people," as he calls it—Democratic National Committee Chairman Stephen A. Mitchell says: "The only complaints we have received on this style of campaign- Ing come from intelligent people who th'ink they know how less-educated people think." The Nixon and Stevenson political funds continue to bother a good many voters, but many congressmen of both parties are inclined to defend tht.n. One congressman long in Washington—,who does not wish to be identified because of the kickback he would get from home—explains the problem this way: "Nobody realizes what demands are. made on us. We get criticized for' being Tree loaders' at Washington parties, and many congressmen do attend many of these functions, especially when a constituent is involved. "But the other side of this picture lr,n't so well known. Many people from home states come to Washington every year and a lot of them expect to be entertained and fed—a lunch or even n dinner. V--n we can get by with a plate of lining bean soup In one of th3 Capitol restaurants, it isn't so bad. But a steak dinner for four costs a minimum of $20 and our pay is $41 a day. "Also, .when we get somebody from home a job in the government, we're more or less expected to look out for them forever after. They txpect us to lend them money and help take care of their sick relatives. And we're on the sucker list for every charity in Washington as well as back home. "That's where the money goes." the Dot tor Says — By F.DW1N* P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Service It Is wise to Issue a warning about appendicitis every once in a while. This Is a tricky and fairly common condition, and is probably still responsible for several thousand deaths every year, most of which could be prevented. For this reason It Is safer not to lake chances about any symptoms which might possibly mean appendicitis than it is to gamble that they mean something else. The appendix usually lies in the lower right part of the abdomen. But It c:m be on the left side or It can be twisted so that It lies toward the back. Tile symptoms often reflect its position. , Acute appendicitis does not always cause severe pain. 7n older people particularly the pain may be slight and may not be located where it is expected to be. In fact, the pain Is likely to be pretty much over the entire abdomen, at least at first. • Vomiting with appendicitis 1s common, but diarrhea Is rare. Fever is the rule, though this Is often not very high. Appendicitis ia almost always accompanied by an Increase in the number of white cells In the blood. Cathartics or laxatives art dangerous. If there is Ihe slightest question of appendicitis, the best thing to do while waiting for a diagnosis Is to eat and drink nothing at all. Laxatives Dangerous Laxatives (and to B lesser ex- lent food and drink) produce wavelike movements In the intestines which greatly increase the chances of rupturing the appendix and spilling the Inflamed and germ- l»dcn content* Into the abdominal Most of the deaths from appendicitis could be avoided if more people realized the risks of using laxaUves or of waiting too long before removing the appendix. In addition to surgery, the use of antibiotics has helped greatly. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Ry OSWALD JACOBY Wrltltn for NEA Service Good Defense Stops Steal of Extra Trick The hand shown today wouldn't be particularly Interesting In » rubber bridge game. South would make his game contract fairly easily, and It wouldn't matter very much whether or not he managed to make «n «tr» trick. When this hand was played in the Masters' Pair Championship in the recent national tournament, however, the struggle lor the extra (rick was just as important »s the struggle to make the contract Itself. Ed Burns, of Minneapolis, who played the South hand, made » valianl attempt to steal an eleventh trick, and it took a very brilliant defense to stop him. West opened the singleton club, dummy covered with the seven, and East properly pluyed the eight. Burns won with the jack of clubs, cashed the ace of spades, and craftily led the nine of spades at the Ihlrd trick, but Myron Field, of New York, was not lo be horn- sn-cggled into playing a low spade hearts. Declarer had to win with the we of hearts since it would be fatal to let East gain the lead. (East would hove been glad to return a club for his partner to ruff.) East liked the heart return well enough, however, to drop.the king NORTH (D) IS WEST * A.J873 * 10752 EAST ¥ 10842 • K9652 + 8 Nort* Pass 1 » 4* ¥KQJ7 4>Q104 + Q983 SOUTH A AQJ 1095 ¥963 •» JVone + AKJ4 Neither side vul. BMt Soou> Wnrt Pass 1 * p^ Pass 3 A Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* s of hearts on the trick. Declarer next discarded a heart on dummy's ace of diamonds «nd ruffed a diamond to Ret the lead in his own hand. He then proceeded to lead out his trumps one by -Tie. East, who happened to bv my frl«nd and colleague Fred Sheln- <vold. saw that ho was going to be able to save only four cards when declarer was finished with all his trumps. Three of these cards had to be clubs, since otherwise declarer's low club would win a trick. The fourth card could not be a high heart, since he, would he thrown in with a heart and compelled to lead away from his queen of clubs. Tn order to prevent declarer •""-e»"-'* "i*« f.nj.us A iu« fcpHue. in oraer 10 prevent declarci He promptly put up the king of from milting an extra trick there- spade* ind returned the deuc* oi I fore, Shelnwold had to throw »wa>- THOTWDAY, OCT. M, Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Insiders are saying that Rosemary Clooney has found another love and that she will never wed Jose Ferrer. But the name of the new flame can't be printed at thf next spring, but another actor will play Joe In the dramatic portions Grand OJd life Story "The Life of Connie Mack," the grand old man of baseball It being discussed at MG. 'Robert Gufsgell, a Chicago attorney, Is representing Mack. . .Anne Francis Is tearful over the printed reports that she's being dropped by Fox. Studio says it's not true. "The System" is being prepared s a Erodericfc Crawford starrer at Warners—a reward for his trouping in "Stop, You're Killing v '° " .Jimmy Stewart, who peri- Me." odtcally has to fight the falling- hair battle. Is showing a new growth of scalp grass. A movie fan, reports Alan Wilson, visited a psychiatrist and said. "Doc, I'm worried. I have the entire celling and all the walls of my bedroom covered with Marilyn Monroe calendars." "That doesn't prove there's anj- thing wrong with you," said the doc. "But there must be," Insisted the patient. "I sleep on my stomach." Susan Peters, regaining h e r strength on her brother's California ranch, is taking to the road shortly in "The Barretts of Wlin- ple:street.". . .A wag around town is telling It that he's going into the manufacturing business lor the day when Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell will appear in three- dimensional films. He's going to turn out seat straps for theater chairs. . .Agent Manifee I. Johnstone's actor clients are worried about her. Three broken ribs and a punctured lung as result of a home accident. Brotherly Bream DANA ANDREWS and his kid brother—blond six-foot, four-i n c h Stephen Forrest—are dreaming of a co-starring film. "The Man Prom Texas." They'd play brothers. . . Television's sexy siren."Rita Gam, recently signed by MG after she the Jack and queen of hearts, savr ing his low heart. Now Burns could take only his 10 tricks for an average score. There was no way to avoid the loss of a trump, a heart, and a club. clicked In "The Thief," »nd her hubby, a New York video director, are in a hassle. She's twice postponed leaving him for Hollywood. It's one of those career-or-marrUg* things. Overheard: "She's as dumb u Marie Wilson pretends to be." .HJardls Nlven, David Niven'i dreamy-looking Mrs., is getting movie offers. . .Economy note: Lads over 21 and lasses over 1» are being used to play 18-year-old roles. It saves the studios from paying salaries to schoolteachers, for minors. Latest on the 18-monlh Income tux exemption: Business managers and legal eagles are insisting that Hollywood stars now in Europe to escape paying Uncle Sam put big hunks of tax money Into escrow. In case there is a government ruling within a few months against actcrs qualifying for tax exemption by working abroad. While the spotlight's on Jacques Berfirerac, the Frenchman who has Ginger Rogers in a spin. Ginger's former hubby. Jack Briggs. Is working as a salesman in the liquor department of a Hollywood Blvd. super market. Michael Wilding has shed pounds and pounds since his marriage to Liz Taylor. 75 Years Ago In aiythevill, Carl Hubhell stopped the New York Yankees, 7-3. to give the Giants their first World Series win out of four games. Northeast Arkansas District con. ventlon of the Business and Pro. fesslonaV Women's club was held here with Senator Hattie W. Caraway as principal speaker. E. B. Thomas arrived here tn spend the weekend. He is working In Shreveport, La. IT HAS now been, two or three years since an Omega school teacher got married. Times have gotten to the place whore a man just can't !!ve off of what his wife's salary would be and stav in the sume social bracket.—Omega (Ga.) News. OVERHEARD two cattlemen discussing the dry weather and short grass recently, one said to the other: "If it don't rain prctt-v quick, I am goir<? to have' 1 to rob a ban!:," "Hell, if It donf rain pretty soon I've already robbed one." came the reply.—Amarillo (Tex.) News-Globe. AFTER aM iliese years, the stump sprouts in Dixie.—St. t.ouis Globe- Democrat. There's a,family down the road that appears to be held together by just a savory beef slew. Every time the old man starts to leave home, his wif« hurries the stew pot onto th» stove and the smell lures him back. <K KM Denizens of the Deep Answer to Previous P'..zzl« HORIZONTAL 1 Largest sea mammal 6 Keen 11 Bridal path 12 Mistake 13 Standards of perfection «5 Within 16 Meadow 17 Short jackets 13 Roman bronze 20 Female ruff 21 Aleutian Island 25 Flowers 30 Deep-sea fisring craft moor at a •— 31 Fox 33 Cry of Bacchanals 34 Ages 35 Before 36 Granular snow 37 Stay 39 Very (Fr.) 40 Wealthy man 4* Bustle 47 Gastropod mollusk 43 Boundary (comb, form.) 51 Weasel-like animal 53 Conductor 55 Change 56 Eat asvay 57 Set anew 58 Challenges VERTICAL 1 Mournful cry 2 Many fish • in the ocean depths 3 Bewildered 4 Lady Literate in Arts Cab.) 5 Lamprey- catcher 6 Touch, sight, hearing 7 Hours (ab.) 8 Opera tic solo 9 Was borne JO President (ab.) 27 Always 14 Female saint 28 Wander (ab.) 15 Trespass 18 Whirlwind 21 Mimicker 22 Weary 23 Group of plsysrs '24 Bear 29 Observes 31 Occupant 32 Correlative of either 38 Inset 41 Bachelor of Arts (ab.) 42 Lubricant f-^ ucrtl ' ^£ L.UUI lUdlll 26 Canvas shelter 43 Lose blood 44 Distant 45 Remove 46 Worthless table scraps 48 Smell 49 Interpret 50 Angers 52 Scottish shcepfold 54 Brazilian macaw m <B f) »

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