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TO BLYTHKVUX* TH» eooBMi inw* o*. H. W. KAXMM, F*IWur BAMtY A. HA1ME8, AoMut A, A. niZDIUOnOM, KJier FACT, D. ROMAN, AdnrtMoc Sole National AdmUdnc Wallae* Witnwr Oo, Hew Tort. Chiexe, DetroH, Atlanta, •ntered u neon* oUv matter a* Hw »«•»- •fftt* at BlythcriUc, Arkanau, under a/* at «rme, October *, 1817. \ .Member o< Th« AwwUtod Preaa ' •OBSCIUPTiOK RATM: • By curler tn tb* eitj of BlythrrtU* « »nj niburban town • when carrier ttrriet I* maintained, JSc per week.' By.mall, within a radiu* oi M milw, 1900 per year,' IZ.SO for six month*, |1JS forthrc* monthi; bf mail outside 60 mil* KM, I12JO per /ear payable ka advance. Meditations Be bronchi •* to th. tan<w4fai( how, and hk kamner mr •« wm* >««. — Bont o* S*le- , * * * Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right ot the <oul, the (olden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart of life, and is prophetle ot eternal food. — Plutarch. Barbs A man from Massachusetts, caught after a Jail break, aiild he 'jjat wanted some fresh air.' . ' A nk» compliment for the J*ll. * , • r ••*'-'*", * • . • Don't be too haity la eritkclxtnc joor fire **- ftrtaent. A fire in a Fenian Temple haa beea burning far MM yeai*. 1 '. ,' ' -.*-.* * Halloween will solve the problem of what to do with old razor blades, They're swell for re-' • JDOjring soap from' windows. * ,,+ *' A Uifef stele a woman's ahoes In a Nermda nifht tint. Her hojbaad probabtr lost his thlri. ',',,', /"*••* * " Masked bandits robbed a used car lot In In-' ' dlana. Police say they wont let far. * , ^^ i . *i , ' *• Trurhqn to .Find Low Level Of His Abuse May Backfire . Political orator}' inevitably .becomfcs sharper and more lurid as election day , >. approaches? Resolves to conduct a "high level"'campaign, to refrain from,person, alities, tend to melt "away in the heat of ^_'battle. Candidates find themselves driv- . •* en more and more to extremes of argument. ^ ' Americans, accustomed to,this-pro• cess," generally look upon it with a tol- :-erant;eye. They, know most of what' . is said will be" forgotten the' day after • the' votes are counted.' , Nevertheless, there'are still bounds of taste'.and good sen'se beyond which they do not'like to set the candidates go.'And here and there the 1952 presidential race is being marred by such excursions into questionable territory. An example was President Truman's recent declaration that. General Eisenhower is conducting a "gutter campaign." Mr. Truman himself is, of course, not a candidate. But that does not give him license. The word "gutter" has no place in ~> the lexicon of presidential campaigns. It represents a particularly severe lapse from good taste and fairness when applied to Eisenhower. Whether they are for the general or against him or riding the fence, Americans recognize in Eisenhower a man of basic decency, of deep sincerity and conviction, of strong religious faith, moreover, he is a genuine national hfero deserving of the country's — and Mr. Truman's — respect. The President also overstepped the mark when he imputed <to Eisenhower the condoning of anti-Semitic and anti- Catholic immigration policies,,He charged the GOP nominee with willingness to accept "the very practice that identified the so-called 'master race' (meaning the German Nazis)." For this shocking breach of decency, Mr. Truman 'was properly rebuked by Rabbi Silver, American Zionist leader. Four years ago the President's fight : ing campaign tactics were widely credited with helping mightily to re-elect him.' , ,That being so, he can't be blamed for ^trying to pour it on again in behalf,of .Governor Stevenson. But the President may learn to his chagrin that a ^low-level campaign can ' ,go - too far. To heap abuse and scorn upon a respected public figure is often '. "to engender tremendous sympathy for him. Every time he Jets drop a word like "gutter," Mr. Truman may actually be helping Eisenhower more than hurt- ^ing him. In any event, he is not help- .fatf'tbe dignity of the offic* h« hold*. BLIIJUEVTLLE (A1K.)' OOUROEK NEWS Mossadegh's Bad Gamble b breaking off diplomatic relation! with Gr*«t Britain, Premier Mossadegh of Iran hu BMreljr fortnmlked • eondi- H«n that tlready «xi»ted. • ' From the moment the Iranian oil orisi* began, Mossadegh has «hown ab- aolutely no disposition to deal with the . • British except on his own terms, Since these were almost totally unacceptable to the British, there never was any real basis for effective negotiation of Britain's oil interests in Iran. • Mossadegh has gambled throughout this trying period on his belief that the West could not allow Iran to suffer too greatly, for fear it might fall prey to Russian communism. That is the foundation of his stubborn stand,' His severing of ties with Britain suggests he now understands that this itrategy will not work as applied to the British. But it suggests also that henceforth he is putting his chief reliance upon the United States. In other words,' the' Iranian premier seems convinced that America will not stand by and watch Iran sink into a financial abyss but will be compelled by the necessities of the world power struggle to rescue a tottering government. For us this poses a dilemma. We in- • deed cannot blithely . permit Iran to crumble and Russia to pick up the pieces. But neither can we move eagerly and positively to Mossadegh's aid, for in this course we would be sharply undercutting Britain's position. And Br'itain is a greater ally in the world power contest than Iran, for all its oil. FRIDAY, OCTOBEK M, 1Mb f rs/une Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Views of Others Southern Textile Leadership How (ar Ihe textile leadership of the nailon . haa ipread to the South li emphasized In an address by William p. Sullivan, prwldent of th« National Association of Cotton Manuiacturers. Said Mr. Sullivan, a representathe of North- «rn industry; "Eighteen million spindles employing 300,000 workers in'the South will no longer accept, even in part, the leadership of four million spindles employing 50,000 workers In New England on 'compensation policy." ' Leadership properly belongs, said Mr.' Sulll- can, to "those who have the numbers, strength, and position to discharge, t^e responsibilities of the industry." The New England execull.e noted that the South first asserted leadprship' In 1950 by granting wage increases before^any New England milk took action. Any doubts as to the meaning of that action were dispelled by eVents beginning In March, 1951. At that time New England mllli granted an . increase but they had to rescind the adiance" when 80 per' cen t of the Industry In the South re- fjied to follow., As we have noted before, the South has made rapid Industrial advancement during the past few decades. No longer Is It dependent solely on agriculture. Nor Is It a Johnny-come-lately industrially, H Is taking Its place on an equal fooling with the rest of the nation - a circumstance that will become clearer as time moves •long. — Johnson City (Term ) Press-Chronicle. 'Provocation' -The communists in Norway and .other Scandinavian countries are having the propaganda time ot their Ihes shouting "warmongering" over the eight-nation muneuvers being held by the Atlantic Pact countries participating In NATO. The Norwegian Red leader declared In a speech that the exercises, simulating operations that would Uke place in the e\cnt aggression on the part qt Russia re-Quired Ihe relief of Scandinavia, a "gigantic provocation." Of course, in the Red lexicon, whether'a thing Is right or R-rotig depends on who Is doing it. The truth Is that the maneuvers v are rather close to the Baltic Seat area where the Soviets have installations and massed forces which they hope will turn the Baltic Into a .Soviet lae. The Russians have been making military and naval muscles In that ares lor years now — and have even resorted to shooting down unarmed aircraft (one American and one Swedish) which strayed too close to those; Baldc bases. Further, the Soviets have been reported to be conducting maneuvers In that area. There Is nothing that -provokes Ihe Reds r,u!le as much as do« resistance against Communist —Greenville (s. c.) Piedmont, SO THEY SAY We are not at all trying to Impose by force on anybody our ideology, or our system. — Com- muntst Party secretary Oeorgl Malenkov. * . * ! I like this country (the United State). I thought It would be all bare legs and girls and divorces. — Indian movie acVress Nargls. '. •*; * +' » It <>stronomy) helps yon keep your prospective. There's nothing better for mating you fetl humble and your troubles «em unimportant. — Mo* actor Kt Peter ft/son's Washington Column^GOP Opposition, Money Woes Plaguing Southern Democrats HOLLYWOOD — NBA — The Laugh Parade; Rosalind Russell, who temporarlly.'shedi her best- dressed ac^res* title tor a WAC uniform in "Never Wave 'at a WAC," tell« this howler about her long-lime eiyle leadership efforts. After her first .starring film at MO, she went to: New .York and was guest ot honor at' a cocktail party. -, Dressed to kill, ROT buzzed around the room greeting one »nd all. Then she came to • dour little old lady seated by herself in a corner. "How do you do," -said Roz, "I'm Rosalind Russell." . "I know that—It says so on the Invitation," replied the old doll. "But what do 'you do?" '."i Roz'smiled arid said, "I'm an actress." The old doll surveyed Roz trom head to foot,/then said: "Well, I thought you must be In the clothes business." John Iceland and Dorothy Me- Quire are friends'again,' but the climax of their feud during "Summer »nd Smdke" stage tour together, forever will be a classic. Dorothy, up-staging 'John at one performance, came dangerously close, to falling into the footlights: With a diabolical grin. John slopped reading his lines, walked over and picked v her up. Then he carried her back to mid-stage, where she belonged, put her down and resurned'hts dialog as If noth'- Ing had happened .. .Keene-Mlnded Scout Cowboy star Tom : Keene' is telling this one. • x When he changed his name to Etchard Powers and opened in a Broadway play, to prove , that he could do something more than ride a horse In westerns, he was visited WASHINGTON — NBA — Republican hopes of winning several Southern states in the presidential race are buoyed 'up by. * couple of new factors in Dixie politics. The first Is that the regular Southern Democratic organizations have never had »ny opposition from the Republicans before. Democratic leaders don't know what to do with: this opposition, and lliey'ie running scared. Any little show of Elsenhower enthusiasm is blown up'to the proportions of a major catastrophe and causes a' yell to Washington (or help. The second (actor Is that because of Ihe dispute over tldelands oil, a lot oi the big money from Texas and Louisiana oil men In particular is going to the Republicans. In years past It has always gone lo the Democrats. That makes the Democratic campaign in the South harder to H'lige. Instead of taking rnonej'' out of the South', the Democrats this 'year are" having to pour it In. And they haven't much to pour. Lnlest size-up on how the campaign Is going: There's nothing to smear but smear Itself. Sen. Robert F.Kerr of Oklahoma, who wanted (he Democratic presidential nomination ' for himself, has finally gotten over his disappointment and gone campaigning for the Stevenson-Spark- 1 man ticket in the Southwest, peddling his usual line, of medicine- show Wisecracks. Here's ' one he pulled at Waco, Tex.: lion to drive from Washington all the second-rate crooks. I guess he meant those who took In less than $18,000." ' U. S. Communist Party »ill cut the sorriest figure of its 32-year history. In this 'year's elections. Eighty-of the-party's top leaders have been indicted by the Tj. S. government: for-violation of the Smith act. This law, aimed against those, ^seekin? to overthrow the American form of, government, was held constitutional In 1951. Thirty-one Reds have been convicted under-this-act and 13 more are on trial in Hawaii and Pennsylvania. In addition; the U. S.: Commie party is on the run financially. The Daily Worker Is Indulging In one of its periodic appeals ,for funds to keep going. And the party treasury has been drained by the year-long fight against registration before the Subversive Activities Control Board. In addition to whatever fees were paid the party lawyers, Vito Marcantonlo and John Abt, they had to' buy 14,000 pages'of testimony transcript at 40 cents a page, which cost them $5,600. They're screaming about it. All .during the i campaign, the Republicans have been beating Democratic presidential ^'candidate Adlal Stevenson over the head for this pre-convention statement: "I have no ambition for- the nomination. I have no fitness, temperamentally, mentally, or physically for the job. ijus't don't want to be norninaled." But now, at (he end of the campaign. Republican National Committee headquarters has come up with a printed statement that, Ike's real throughts run like this: 'For myselfi I certainly don't "Senator Nixon said last,Salur : [want to be President of the "United day night thnl he had to win this i States. I did not so much seek'the election, so he would he in a posl-1 office—my thought Is that many people who thought the nation needed a change sought me, and perhaps a leadership not' predi- «*ksta»* by aa RKO talent ieoiH, 'We're very Interested in «lgn- -ng you at RKO," said the scout. Now I don't want lo hurt your eelings, but we have a cowboy tar named Tom Keene under cpn- r«ct and there may be a little rouble because you look so much ke him. "But I don't foresee any trouble. ""cm Keen* can't act for beans, iut you're a gresl actor." ' Marie Wilson was summoned for ubllclty pictures at CBS TV City lant in Hollywood a couple" of undays ago, So Marie leaned way •hen Marie leans way over—and ver—and you know what happens aid to the lenser: . "I don't like to work on Sundays or nothing. I want to make sure hese' pictures will be used by &» .ewspapers." cated ship.' upon political partisan- Political maneuvers often backfire, but It's unusual when they backfire twice—once each way. That's what happened In the statement by the 23 Columbia University professors who criticized California Sen. Dick' Nixon's *18,000 extra expense fund as a "vicious example," r Defenders of Senator Nixon were quick to point out that nine of the 23 of Un-American Activities -Committee. To this the critics of Senator N.txo'n promptly replied in effect, "Columbia University! Oh, yes! Isn't that the school that General Eisenhower was president of? Is he the man who Is going to-root the left-wingers out of government? Why didn't he root them out of the Columbia faculty, to show,how/It could be done?" professors were listed in files the. House of Representatives There will be at least 69 new Representatives in the new Congress due to pre-election causes, plus a lot more Nov. 4 upsets. Of those members of the last Congress who wonlt ,be back next year, three dfed, 26 retired, six ran/for : governor of their'home s_tate, 12 ran for, the Senate, eight were defeated In contests Involving redlstrlctlng of'stale's!thai lost one or more seats through reapportionment,.arid 14 were defeated in Southern state primaries where getting the nomination assur election .in November.-' Of these 69 congressmen, were Republicans and 50 De crate. .This doesn't mean that the Republicans will make this much of a gain In the new Congress as nearly all of-the Southerners will be replaced by other Democrats. the deuce of clubs East put up the king, and South won with the ace At hnth'tables South next led the Jack of hearis and' finessed V around to East's king. East re turned his remaining club, 'ant West .look both the queen and the jack. It was now up to Wes^ to find the best continuation. In the first room, the European West saw clearly that the onl; hop* was to attack spades. He therefore led a low spade. The American declarer let this spade ride around to his queen He then took another heart finesse discarded a ^diamond on the ace o spades', and took the rest of^the tricks with hearts, the rest of the diamonds, and the ten of clutc Altogether, he won 10 tricks fo: a score oi 630 points. At the other table, Johnny Crawford held the Wast cards for Anier lea. After he had taken his que.n and Jack of clubs, Crawford like wise saw that the only hope wa lo attack, spades. His reasoning however, went deeper. \ South had bid "diamonds, ha< shown up v> ilii four clubs, and ha: atlacked hearis. It seemed verj likely. that/South had a iour-curc heart suit and only a singletoi spade. Because it was possible that South's singleton spade mlgh be the queen (as it actually was Crawford led Ihe king of spade instead of a low spade. This Imaginative lead causei the hand lo fall apart. South couli take'.eight .tricks if he wished i t do so, by taking three "diamond and the ten of clubs 'before.leading another heart. He would thus tak one spade, two hearts, .three dia monds, ,and two clubs. The only chance lo make th contract was [o lead (he »ce o hearts first, in the hope that th queen would drop. When thi chance failed, declarer was _I two tricks for a loss of 200 points Crawford's fine defense • there fore produced a swing ot 830 poinU In favor- of the United States team Sunday Scljool Lesson — Bj W. E. Gihirj. O. Written fw ' NBA Senrife* Perhaps the most distinctive, and at the same time the most puzzling, thing that Jesus said about faith Is In the words recorded In Matthew 17:20: "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, remove hence to yonder place: and It shall remove: and nothing unto you." shall ,be impossible These .words offer no puzzlement for us today, when we see such things actually being accomplished. Beacon Hill, In Boston, at the top of which r worked editorially fur some years. 1s,\r believe, only about one-third of Its original height in the duj's of Puritan settlement when it got its name from the high-placed beacon which guided ships tar out at sea. This Is a process that' I have seen going on and the visitor who looks over the bay as he travels along the shore from Boston to Qulncy can see the result. : This is an interpretation of the words of Jesus that we could easily make today, the greater works that were yet to be accomplished. But I don't think it Is the Interpretation that Jesus.Intended, r am wonder- Ing what, the words meant to'the disciples to whom they were spoken, and what Jesus intended them to mean; • '- •'.',: . It can at leasl be said that they were spiritually Intended, and were not with reference to power-movlng machinery. Did I hey refer to m» lerlnl mountains? Were they Into *• IntcrpnM wltt «*M literalism? I hardly think so. Jesus, spoke at times in strong, vivid, eastern figures . of i speech, such as ', the reference to the camel going through the eye of a needle.-1 doubt whether,, the disciples would misunderstand, or Interpret the words with the literalism that we prosaic Westerners are too wont to bring to the reading.of the Bible. JMUS was about to give to these disciples a .seemingly Impossible task. He was sending them out to preach the Gospel to every creature, to make disciples of .all nations.. What a Vast, mountainous 'task', that ' ' ' -• '•(hose few must have seemed to unknown men as. they faced the Immense Roman Empire, with its materialism, il« power, and, its paganism! I wonder wnether it was' not these very words of Jesus that they must hare recalled as they faced that mountain-moving task. And with what amazing results the power of faith was vindicated, both the Roman Empire and the .whole world have known. - 1 It Is that sort of-faith that we need today. THE GEORGIA youth who found a large gold nugget on a road while on R fishing Jaunt says he will hang on to It for a keepsake because It Is worth more than »ny fish he ever cmi&ht. The hoy ob- viously.Is no fisherman,—OreenvlUe <S.CJ > JACOBY ON BRIDGE Good Defense Helps Bring Tourney Title By OSWALD JTACOBT Written for NEA Service Those who are rooting for the American team to win riexUweek, when the world championship will be held In New York, are depending; on.fine defensive play to bring NORTH • A9842 VA92 WEST »K1675 VQ51 CAST + QJSI • J 10»41 4KB 8OUTB 10) So«t» 1N.T 3 N.T. VJ 1011 • AQ13 ' 4 A 10 4 3 Neither side vul, We* N»rta Pass 1 * Pass J NT. Pass Pass Openlnt lead—42 ta* Pas> Pasi Singer Bob Cross noticed -this Ign at a local airport when Maj. ipeed Chandler took him up for flight to Las Vegas. A bulletin Mard note read: "Notice. Absolutely no Hying iver nudist camp located exactly eight miles SSW on a true course f 190 degrees." ' ' '. ..Tal) la The'Billfold Billy Halop lells about the time am Goldwyn sent for him for a •ery important role. Alter telling he actor how much" he had admired his work through the years, and how nice It was to have him here, Sam asked Halop's agent lis asking price. "Fifteen hundred i week," the agent said. . .* ^Sam thought for a moment, then' shook his head. "Sorry," he said. 'He's much too tall for the role." Vivian Vance, t h e one-time Sroadway actress who plays BUI frawley's wife on the "I Love Lucy" TV show, has a father in Albuquerque, N. M., who finds It difficult to understand show business. During her vacation 'at' horn's (his summer, he asked her;."Vivian—why don't you use your own name on the' show?" Vivian explained -she was 'playing a char- act er—Mrs. '• Merts.- Papa Vance was still puzzled. "But," he argued, "Fred Mert» .uses his real name." Even after Vivian explained 'that Frawley plays Mrs Mert« Pap» Vance, was still .confused and shrugged, "I guess I'll never understand show business. 1 ' ' 15 Years Ago In BJytheriHe George M Hunt, who bM been ill for a week, has reccxered. Mr. and Mrs. c. V. Sebaugh, who now live in Memphis, were visitors here recently. , Henry Wallace, Frances Perkins, Harry Hopkins and James Farley have e'ndorsed senatorial candidate Carl Bailey. Our county " judge says he ' doesn't think it's true that political and_general moral standard* are lower-than they used to be ; It just-happens that more people, are being caught Ploying the Numbers Answer to Previous Punl* 4 Crosses water 5 Arrow poison 6 Swerved 7 Sea eagle 8 Rows 9 Measure of 29 No number 19 Lacks ' 31 Morals 23 Forests 33 Warehouse 24 In. this place 38 Dasheen 40 Climbing plants a third world championship to America. In today's hand, laXen from last year'«'ra«teh, th« l»le.o« an-Important hand rested on the defensive play put up by the West hand. At.both tables the bidding was the nni, Md UM Wwl HORIZONTAL 1 Twice one 4 Half often 8 Polynesian clolh 12 Two of these can row a boat 13 One of a kind,, _ . 14'Chilled H Puts numbers 15 Accomplished -,,«?.£!)« 16 Came in a second lime 18 Slim 20 Small birds ,,„-,. 21 Legal matters "Malt 22 Female sheep beverages 24 Healthy' 26 Put '<"*>> 26Sacred image "Negotiates 27 Twice five 28 Revise 30 Leaves out 32 Exagserate 34 Arrests (Scot.) 35 Restrain 36 Worm 37 Colors 39 Poker slake 40 Compelcd .41 Harvest goddess 42 Garret 45 Death 49 Carry away 51 Eccentric wheel i2 Learning 53 Existed 54 Three (prefix) 55 Roman date 56 Assistant (ab.) 57 Pose VEKT1CAL 1 Foxes 2Ciy 3 Hospital «3 Stepped 41 Biblical we' ' 46 Goes astray 47 Hindu garment 48 Pour out 41 Group of eightSO Public WorVf 42 Gitdrun'i Administration husband , <ab.) 1 li IS « « w 52 54 I S n 3 19 '% v» * ^ 57 ^ fl S) 5* <> ^ *m * « 7 '% U ^ VI r) £1 ^ ^ 1 ^ »" *. n si H n • n , TT ft mm 1 JT « Jt

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