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¥ ACT! LB (ARX.)' COUTlTmi KTWS TUESDAY, DEC. t, 1981 BLYTHEVILLB COUKIEE NEWS v , ."' < ' 7» "OOORHW K«W« OO. B. W. HAINM, Publisher BAJWT A. HAINE8, A»l»Unt PublUur > A. A. FRBDRICKBON, Wrtor PAUL D. HUMAN. Adrerti«in« •ok NattonKl Advertising Repr»«Utl»««: Will&c* Wltmer Co., New York, Cblc»«o, Detr AU»nU, Mwnphta. • - entered u «*oond C!M« m»rt*r •» tht po«t- •rttc*'»t Blythevtlfc, Ark»ni*i, under »«t of Coo, October ». 1817. lltmb*r of The Ai»«i»l*d SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By c»rrl«r to the cttv of Blytherlll* or «ny Mburbtn town «her« carrier lervlc* I* m»ln- :ttin*d,'2Sc per week. ' ' B; mall, within a r»dfu» or M mllw, *5.00 p*i rnf, W SO for sic months, 11.26 for thiM month*; bf mill ouUlde 50 mil* K>nt, 113.60 P«r reu p»y»b!« In advance. Meditations HawkeK when he, the Spirit of truth, I* coau, •)M wIH ntUe jo» Into all truth: I«r h» »h»U not •peak «* hlaueK; biti whatetertr he ihall hear, that ihall he ipeak; and h« wilt shew jo* Ihlnci W e«n*. — Joha ]«:ll * * * What we have In us of the Image of God 1> HM lore ot truth and Jujtict. — Demosthenet. Barbs K all of the calamity howlen were laid end to «nd — nrelll ' * * * . Tlit Burn wh* fivei hta wife BMIM.T to bur hail a ChrkUnai pmenl la likely to slick hti neck htU H. i * * * Two'Ohio boys' wec«'.arrested, for throwing boiled en< at a passing automobile. Sounds like doing it the hard Way. * + * H'« the c*aie*t Ihinf In the world la be a faHm — jtt H'i'tough. ' * * * Write idra* on your cuff and you'll at least always have aomelhlng up your sleeve. Eisenhower Setup Worthy, If Biggest Issues Studied ^ From time, to time' during the pves- " idential campaign, General Eisenhow- ^- er .was criticized because he had al- • ways-operated as an e'xecutiveHhrough c the military ' '.'chair-of-command','/ sya- , tem. The suggestion was that this way N of doing was 'not only worthless but might'even be a dangerous * handicap , to a civilian executive. ; , Under this arrangement, Eisenhov,- ' er customarily relied heavily on his chiefs of staff in his pe'riods of most v notable service. In World'War II, Gen. Walter Bedell Smith, now head of Ihe . Central Intelligence Agency, filled that spot for Ike. In his tenure with NATO, 'the general leaned on Gen. Alfred M. Gruenthtr. • Eisenhower's selection of Gpv. Sherman Adams of New Hampshire to be his • chief assistant in tlie White House discloses the general's evident intent to . repeat the pattern. Adams served virtually in the capacity of personal chief of staff to Ike throughout the dam- paign. In that role he won the general's supreme confidence. It is fair to ask, therefore, whether the prospect of this organizational setup is really so frightening as some critics of "a military man in the White House" hinted. The chances are that it is viol. The President of the United States is the most overburdentd man in the nation, if not the world. Though the law today provides him with a chief assistant, six administrative aides, armed service aides, three secretaries and a special counsel, he still must decide each day what things he will do of the many he could do. Undoubtedly he has not yet shed •11. the routine tasks he should,to be properly free for his crucial policy-making decisions. More of his time ought to be saved by having his problems sorted out so the lesser ones fall to lesser hands, and by having terse suriimariza- tions given him on those he himself must solve. This, obviously, is the very field in which a chief of staff, civilian-style, can ptrhaps operate so usefully. A highly qualified assistant can keep the President's mind functioning on the big issues, where his personal decision is critical. In most cases he can save him volumes of reading by briefing the Chief Executive effectively. Far from being frightening, such nn arrangement ought to be welcomed. With one note of caution: If the President's mind is to be big, if he is If) , think • courageously and originally, h« .'' cannot depend wholly on tight sum- marteg of th« great problems, He muat find time to mak«: himself a student of thos« problems and their frame of^ history, government, morality, and thi )ik«. ' Only thux can h« bring to his decisions the full benefits of the dbtach- ment which is the goal of the sort of improved executive organization heralded by Adams' appointment. Only thus can the complete measure of tlie grtat- «sl office in the world be realixe.d ; Scapegoat for Hire From long experience with Communist doings, we no longer look at espionage and treason trials and ask. "What has this latest batch of spies been up to?" We know the spies are manufactured to fit tlie occasion, and the only question worth pressing is what the occasion is. In other words, what is it that the reds are trying to excuse? What do they need a fresh crop of scapegoats for? The current C/ccli treason trials, progressing very nicely through a series of neat, orderly, automatic confessions, apparently have their root in tlie failure of Prime Minister ''Gottwnld's Red government to fulfill promised war orders for the Soviet Union, ^nml in acute food and fuel shortages. Sinct failures of this kind simply don't happen in well- regulated Communist families, it is obvious that some very wicked people, spurred on by foreign spies, must be responsibly for the whole mess. In Comm-unist territory, the wicked persons are always found, or rather, manufactured. By processes of loiture wfc now understand well, men of either high or I6w slfttion are actually altered in. personality until they fit the desired psychological pattern and are willing to utter the exact words of the Commun- ist'script. Want a scapegoat? Just knock, on any Red headquarters door from Bucharest to AIoscow, and inquire within. Views of Others Business Helps America '' /The achievements of the : Adverllsii]g- v Council demonstrate the nni»ortnnt part that free eater- prise business plays in Impioving Ihe Anicricau wny of life. . The public perhaps thinks of .advertising men us high-pressure salesmen: Intent, only oh boast- Ing the sales of some par.tlc~u.lar brand of chew- jng gum, clgarets and breaEfast'cereal. But tha Advertising Council'htis shown that 1 'Advertising campiilgns also can "sell" Atnericans on how to • be good'cilizens. The Council is R business association, Intent solely on selling Ideas and ideals to the American public. It Is a pool .of talent, embodying the voluntary contributions and creative abilities of 16 constituents and affiliates — advertising agencies, national advertisers and all advertising media — whose prime purpose Is "to provide the means of marshalUng the forces o( advertising for the common good.'' .The Advertising Council Is liow Ihe world's biggest advertiser, wllh $100 million worth of donated advertising behind It each year.-It has conducted more than 200 public service campaigns since it was established Irf 1942. These Include fat salvage, fight tuberculosis, prevent forest fires, donate blood, freedom Is-everybody's Job and the recruiting of nurses. The purpose of the Advertising Council Is simple: "Do good In Die public Interest." Th t council has done a splendid Job, and In so doing has led free enterprise business,-both Inrge and small, to higher levels of public ncceplnnce. —Charleston (S. C.I News & Courier. Trade and Politics It Is obvious that unicss we-make'11'possible for Europe to pay its way In goods, we stmll need 10 continue to subsidize v Us ecpnoiny in one way or another. We shall have to do so, tlmt Is, if we expect to maintain the framework of the defensive nllinncc u-c have been building In Western Europe against communism. The average citizen would rather have the European goods than support European economy with his taxes. The manufacturer or worker In direct competition with European price will feel quite differently, loudly'and understandably. The problem should be resolved realistically. In terms of our tolnl economy and politics. It won't be. A member ot Congress Is naturally more sensitive to special pressures than to general ones. Tlie taxpayer ts more likely to bear the load than Industries In close competition with European prices. ; ' ' . —Chicago Daily News. SO THEY SAY There Is no way America can he tree smd safe without an adequate public education sys-, tem. — Educator Willard Goslln. .'.'•'• : ' We will do everything to make this Republican showing a permanent thing and not * one-shot affair. — OOP National Commilieeman ». J. Porter. •.'..'• 'But Thanks for YoUr K i nd Thoughts/ Boys" Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWObD HOLLYWOOD NBA — The Peter fdson's Washington Colum Ike Can Ask Impartial Review Of Truman s Censonsbip Order block-busting competition television Is giving movie theater! Is a lush-hush subject being discussed behind closed' doors of the film industry's big money bags in New York. . , But (lie movie trade-paper headlines are giving a pretty good Indication of Hollywood's Big Upheaval. Here's how they read in one week: . Major Studios In Dither About Boi-Office Slump Paramount to Join Columbia and U-I In Making Telefilm* Columbia Considers Ihveatinr la TV Stationa Paramount Plan* Basic Five-Station TV Network I saw the TV handwriting in the sky two years ago and predicted that all Hollywood,. Its stars and directors would Join the TV gold rush. The rush started a year jigo and now is a riot. A few good movies are making profits. All others are losing money. More and more theaters are closing. Big stars, directors and producers are . being lopped oif movie studio payrolls in face of shrinking studio income. Now I'll make another prediction: ' . The next year .will see a full- scale Invasion of TV by all the major studios. Big budget movies will be made for existing; theaters and, in the more distant future, for some form of pay-as-you-see- TV. But the big bulk of Hollywood's product will be hour and half-hour telefilms that will arrive on your home screens for free, with sponsors paying .-the bills. Lucy Sneaks Preview Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball aren't too sure about releasing.the four "I Love Lucy" episodes thai they've spliced together for theater ichibition. They plan to sneak- eview the assembled feature for udience reaction. The "Lucy" ti- bookings Barbara Stanwyck'i spitting mad at tbngue-wag ( en who are linking her with 22-year- old Robert Wagner, the Fox dream boy/.who's In the cast of her hew nicker, "Nearer My God to Thee." Winters is giving her greatest per- Npt true, saya Barbara . , Shelley formanc* these days as the tim» for the stork's arrival draws near. Such drama! Bruce Cabot and Francheaca d« burning up _ the - long - distance wires. He's Involved In an oil venture in Oklahoma • and haa never seen his infant daughter. . . . Sterling ^Hayden's zooming career takes him to Warner Bros, next for "Don't Cry, Baby," about a paroled convict. OVE Kelly will use "It Was Just One of Those Things" for .a dance number In "Invitation to the Dance." WK'VE ABOUT COME to tha conclusion' that Omega doesn't really need a doctor. Regardless of what ails a person somebody Is bound to get wind of it and'offer free advice that will either kill or cure the patient In short order. No necessary and not burdened appointments the .'survivors with a batch of unpaid doctor bill*. -rOmega (Ga.) News. are are . By DOUGLAS LAKSI'.V NEA Stuff Correspondent (For Peter Edson) WASHINGTON — (NEA) — The first clean evaluation of President Truman's controversial -order which put a, form of military censorship, on'-news 'coming out 61' civilian ngrnctos • will be, possible when : L h e new administration moves In. It .will be the fiist time since he order went into effect on Sept. 2.5, 1051, that a new and irnpaitial roup will have authority to,review'- the , files and . determine whether or not there; have -been abuses. j * Defending it against wide protests from the press, shortly utter Hitting It into effect,' President Truman 'said It was necessary to protect military, secrets which the civilian agencies were Handling. He also sairt Hint it was intended to him loose n lot of; InlormaUon which had been incorrectly classified us secret. Since then the debate over v the order 1ms waged hot and heavy. Bill the President has stood firm on keeping It intact, with minor concessions. Several committees .or. If a.file or document is classi- ied as jyccret, a reporter should never be allowed to see it. t Order Born in The Pentagon It is now entirely possible for ;he agencies to have Jammed "secret" files -which only contain evidence of stupidity or chicanery. That, possibility can soon be fully explored. ' The history of the order Is Important. The Idea was born in the Pentagon soon after the war. A preliminary draft which contained really harsh restrictions was sent to the' White House as :a recom- hnvc. been set up to review study Its effect. They have and no I come up wllh anything convincing to the other side. There is one obvious fact aboul the; ability of'the press itself In monitor the order. If it Is properly enforced, there is nothing to moni- menclatlon from cuilty "Council. the -National Se- The late.Joe Short, former White House piess,secretary and his assistant* veteran Irving Perimeter, both Washington correspondents, were, upset \yhen they, first saw It, although they were both In favor of Us general aim. . After months. of diligent work they reriiovcd most of the obviously obnovlous sections of the NSC draft. Short then. called In a group of leading editors to see it. They flatly rejected the whole idea as being a' basic encroachment on freedom of the press, and unneces sary. In spite of these objections, the President put it into effect. And press groups have continued to fight' It. Thus, the legal continuance today excuse said for It- by the .White House to be two-fold. It Is aased on the original NSC request. It Is also called for In an earlier executive order which set up the government's loyalty program.' Eisenhower Can Rescind II According to ' government ' law r Its existence are. binding on Presl- yers neither of these reasons for dent-elect Eisenhower. If he wants to Ike can rescind the order with the stroke of a pen. It Is known that as a military man the new President is very security conscious and might'be generally sympathetic lc> the aim of the order. However, it: is'being pointed out that if his new aides find their files full of abuses, Ike will-have no choice but to rescind it. ' . r .The fact is, there never were enough serious breaches of security by civilian agencies to Inspire the order in the first place.'Congress and • the Pentagon have always been responsible for most ol the security-leaks. But the order doesn't apply to Congress, and the Pentagon Is always supposed to have had a maximum security code liv effect. It is also a fact that President Truman's other stated reason for the order—the release of more vf. formation—hasn't meant anything On the other hand there have been several specific cases of obvious 'Violations of the order In the at tempt to cover up bureaucrat! mlslakes, and no telling how many more which haven't come to light the Dcntor Says — Written (or NEA Service EDWIN T. JORDAN. M. Many discouraged and desperate people write lo this column asking what can be done for their bnckaches. Would that 1 had a simple solution. Those who have severe and long-continued back-. aches deserve the sympathy of all of us, but there Is no simple formula or cure to recommend. Backaches can and do come from a large variety of causes. An injury, perhaps long forgotten, may have caused a strain, dis- ocalton, fractiire, bruise or rup- .ure of the disk or cartilage which icparales the bones of the spine and in this manner lead to backache. Bad- posture can account for )aln in the back. One leg shorter :han the other, flat feet and too- soft beds belong In this group, Sometimes backache is the result of R malformation which was nesent at birth but which was not severe enough to produce symptoms or pain for many years. Diseases ol the spine, Including all the various forms of arthritis, tuberculosis and osteomyelitis, can produce backache.'Tumors in or near the bock may be responsible, Many diseases outside of the spine itself can cause pain or distress m the back. Acute Infections, cither local or general, may be at fnull. Diseases of the male or female genital, organs , can cause difficulty. Stones oi> abscesses in or near the kidney can also lead to back pain. EnougV said. But utilll the cause has beei discovered the proper treatmeni cannot be \ised. Physical exam inajtou and examination of the nerves Is necessary. X-ray films pf the spine are usually essential sary to fuse the bone. If there is a ruptured disk between the spinal bones or n tumor, surgery may be ,hc only way lo bring relief. If one could, it would be better to choose some other ailment. A CHARLESTON FARMER, commenting oti the recent long, dry spell, says he has bull frogs on his farm that are a year old and don't know how to swim.—Mattpon (111.) Journal-Gazette. > JACOBY ON BRIDGE Play h Different In Tourney Bridge By OSWALD JACOBY . Wrltlen for NEA Service When today's hand was playei Jn the recent Metropolitan Tourna ment In New York, South manage to make his contract with an over trick. Since the entire point of Ih play hinges on. the over-trick, per haps I had better ssy a word abou tournament bridge. If you'play the South hand three no-trump in ordinary rubbe * * ' i bridge, you try to make nine tricks ' '--••:• • and you're not concerned-nbou A FELLOW became very 111 and the ease or difficulty: of makln was rushed to the hospital. Next ten tricks. In a" tournament. ho\i nay his boss WHS among the first lo pay the stck man a visit. 'Now, Henry," he soothed, "you Just don't worry about a thing. Everyone down at the office Is go- Ing to pitch In and do your work- as soon as we can figure out whit you've been doing."—Shclbv (N.C.) Stnr. . , . r WITH MIXED EMOTIONS, we point put that football teams of 'South Carolina colleges seem to be doing their own private Job of dc- cmphasls this fall In Interactional games.—Charleston (S.C.) News & Courier. A DRUNK demanded why he had been arrested. "You. were brought In for drinking." sergeant. announced the WE HAVE LEARNED to be CX- Massagc, heat, exercises, sup-ltremely cautious about political predictions, but well climb out on port by moans braces, and rest of are corsets or all part of the * treatment for many kinds of backache. If the trouble Is in A joint an operation may be neces- a limb and predict that John L Lew's will be reel«c,ted president of the United Mine Workers.-M3reen vlllo (S.C.) Piedmont NORTH * A 10 61 V A85 » Q82 + KT3 WEST + J73 VJ962 • K 10 6 3 S.utt 1* 1 N.T. Pan A75 + J984 SOUTH <D) ' Pass Pasi • J94 * Agio 3 Neither sid* vul Wort N«i* Pass I * Pass 3N.T Pass Opening lead— e, by the way, .will not, be used . Inside on the "James Maso:i iayhouse". telefilm series can't e revealed at the moment, but will shake Hollywood when the :strlbutlon set-up Is announced. An ad-lib face has Sally Strong, She makes it up as she goes along.—Asheville (N.C.) Citizen. WHEN the gold bug bites som« men, It makes them break out: in the darnedest looking clothes.—Hot Springs (Ark.) New Era. IT WAS INTERESTING to learn that Dick Haymes, the movie actor, cannot leave the United States because ,-he hasn't ! paid his Incom* taxes. Many other people, on many leave they Red Skeltoh's filmed show moves exterior locations beginning next eason. .More chance for variety. surprise due this year: A new iaracter--a priyate eye who nev- r reveals his'face. The sensational Sans. Soucl Reue irom Havana, Cuba, qurrenlly t the Flamingo' Hotel in'tas Veas, hops to New York-in Decem- er to collect a fortune In T,V other hands, are -unable to the United states because have paid their Income tax«.--StLouis Post-Dispatch. THE MORE EXPERIENCE you get'the more things.you know you shouldn't do. — Greenwood (Miss.) jCommoriwealth. 15 Years Ago In Blytheyille i he mistake of winning the second rick with the king of diamonds. This 'mistake gave declarer his hance to play for a tenth trick. South won the third of diamonds mh dummy's queen, entered his and with the king of spades, and inessed dummy's ten of spades. This finesse lost to East's queen, ml East was out of diamonds and oiildn'Venter the West hand : wlth the proverbial crowbar. East hopefully returned a club, ut this gave South a chance to ake a free finesse with the ,ten of ilubs. Declarer therefore won four ilubs, one diamond, two hearts, and three spades for a total of ten ricks. . r South would have been held to nine tricks if West had simply reused to whittle second trick with tis king bf diamonds. This would rave left East with a diamond that le could lead when he got In with he queen of spades. The defenders >'ould therefore get three diamonds and a spade Instead of only, two diamonds'and a spade. Babs ' Roberts, Russell : Mosley, Dan Warrington, LeRoy Brown and Sllr.k, Meredith gained -various all- state.-honors as several state newspapers, and .wire services announced their selections. Blythe'ville .merchants are cooperating,.In, a special trade day promotion today. Miss Sarah Trotter teaches* piano when not traveling, but she's having a hard winter. Too .many fathers took up bowling and can't .afford, music lessons for their children. © *** Vocalist Answer to Previous Puzzl* HORIZONTAL 66 Titled 1 Vocalist, 67 Abstract being VERTICAL 1 Challenge 2 On thr sheltc d side 3 Shout 4 Cicatrices 5 Ailing slang) * Je«r S Operatic solo 31 Sheaf 10 Electrified "~ ' - particles 11 Plexus 19 Auricle - ever. It's Just as Important to try for the tenth trict as H is to make the contract. In a tournament, like Ihe National Tournament, now being held in ^liami, you have to play each hand for the best possible score no mailer what the risks may be. When today's hand was played East took the first trick with the ac* ol diamonds, aM West mad* Doris 4 She also • m Ihe movies 9 Her songs over the —— are by radio and television "12 Malt beverage 6New°{comb. 13 Free from form) contamination 7 Mouth (old 14 Fish eggs 15 Unit of reluctance 18 Solitary 17 Interest (ab.) 18 Lamprey-. catcher 20 Expunge 22 Inquire • 24 Theater sign 25 Asse'verate 28D'ine 30 Rib 34 Weapon 35 Calyx leaf 37 Extinct bird 38 Summer (Fr.) 39 Musical drama 40 Editors (ab.) 41 Gull-like bird 43 East (Fr.) 44 Large plant 45 Rowing .. implement 47 Observe 49 Natives of Latvia 52 Astatic kingdom &6 Mineral rock 57 Peeled 61 Palm bal 62 Slight bow 63 Evade 64 TKter •5 Worm 24 Begins 46Tremulousi" 25 Encourage 48 Concluded 26 Ballot 49 Sole 27 Pitcher 50 God of love 29 Mimics . 51 Scatters 53 Skin opening 32 Protuberance 54 Wolfhound 33 Facility 55 Loiters 35 Thus ; , M Winglike part 36 Musical note 59 Jamaican 42 Negative word beverage 44 Golf device 60 Dutch city .

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