The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1967 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 6, 1967
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Brightening Outlook THI BIST Of AUULPfN \ Altliftugl. downtown (sharping areas -such as the pne here-rwiU continue to have theiv problems (Just «» * ho f ping centers will have thefrg), locally there is evidence that * new day nW be about down for the older Action of the city. Their are a number of factors which might lead one to cautious op- tjrnisro regarding downtown; *The city's centjmiintr improve- jn«nt 6f f acilities-,the paving of Walnut,' for example will improve traffic flow; development of downtown park* jng; destruction of the old city Tjqspl* taj: and spitzes. *The initiative of individual mei> chants to improve store appearances. *The plan by merchants in the §00 fek of West Main to improve the &}•> behind ttjeiF stprts, dress up year of buildings and provide convenient and attractive rear entrances, which will open, on the new parking l&t. •Widening of Highway It from the interstate interchange for about 1.38 les to the west. •Plans to improve traffic foartaga* jrient. * * * Ultimately, however, all of thefee way be merely contributory facers i» the reshaping of downtown. Currently, the city has flendir.;? an applieatibn for planning a mid»city Ur» ban Renewal project. In other cities, Urban Rtnewal }lai been most successful when applied to the downtown shopping area. It may offer the greatest hope for retention of property value? here, too. u / teri Of Qt The Times Lawsuit The North Little ROck TiiW fas W e( ! tne City of North Little Rock in a test case of the Freedonvof-Jnformation Act passed by the legislature earlier this year. , , "It is an important suit, as .are all lawsiuts which peek to insure that the public has ac- e«ss to meetings in which public business is transacted. The facts in the case - as stated in the Times's suit-are brief. The North Little Rock City Council excluded two reporters from one ef its meetings when it decided to confer with the city attorney. The city attorney justified excluding the reporters by citing a law which gives a lawyer the right to confer in private with his client. The reporters protested, citing the Freedom of Information Act, which permits private meetings of public officials only for the discussion of "employment, appointment, promoiton, demotion, disciplining, or resignation of any public officer or employee." The City Council decided to bar the reporters anyway, and, as they left, the city attorney said: "Go ahead and file your lawsuit." Which is exactly what the Tunes did. Robert S. McCord, editor and publisher of the Times, noted when he filed the suit that, since the passage of the Freedom of Infor- mation Act, there have been several Instances Of" public officials using the lawyer-client relationship as justification for closing meetings which, by definition of the act, caimgt legally be closed. Mr. McCord believes — and so do we -that the privacy accorded a lawyer and his client does not extend to public officials meeting with lawyers on questions that ffect public policy. In that regard, the lawyer a real client is the public. Mr. McCord says further— "Anyway, the time-honored lawyer^elient relationship as I understand it pertains to a lawyer not being forced to testify in court to anything told to him in confidence by his client. We have no quarrel with that. What we are seeking to prevent is the public's business being transacted in secret." If there is a conflict between the Freedom of Information Act and the lawyer-client relationship-as the North Little Rock city attorney suggests—then the courts should decide the matter quickly. In any case. The Times — in trying to insure that public information is .performing a valuable public service, not only for the people of North Little Rock, but for the people of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Commercial. I Hollywood Highlights By THOMAS Writo Not A Good Idea By this time, we are guessing, Governor Winthrop Rocekefeller regrets advancing the proposal that, as some state jobs do not pay enough to attract able men, therefore, he would be glad to supplement certain salaries by additional payments from his own extensive personal funds. The poposition ran into a lot of opposition, as it rightly should. It was not a sound idea and perhaps was hastily conveived by the Governor. Certainly it appeared to have more bad possibilities than good. If the Governor is correct, and we agree that he may well be in some instances as to salaries, he should endeavor to secure, through the legislature, additional remuneration for JACOBY ON BRIDGE certain services. As we see it, it would be unprecedent, and ill advised, to supplement certain salaries from a millionaires private funds. The state is not quite broke. Legislators could find the money to pay salary increases if they were convinced that the increases were necessary and would be beneficial. The state is not likely to continually have a rich executive and the problem would arise again in due time. And divided remuneration would almost assuredly bring divided alliance on the part of the few state officals benefitting from the Governor's proposal. no point in revealing this to bin WEST * 10 8 52 VA82 • 5432 KOBTH (D) 4A9S V4 4AQ1038 + AK42 EAST »KJ975 +K7 SOUTH VQ1063 • J9 + 10 8 6 5 North-South vulnerable West North East South ' 1« IV 1N.T. Pas? 2N.T. Pass 3N.T. Pas? Pass Pass Opening lead— V 2 lize that if West had led from jack-eight-two her low play would lose and the queen play would win, and that if West had led from eight-five-two then the ten play would be the only winner but Jan went on: "I had played against this East before. He always false-cards against me, so if he had started with ace-king or ace-king-jack he would automatically have played the ace at trick one. There was In our recent discussion of "Bridge for Women" we mentioned that female bridge experts are more apt to play hunches than their male counterparts. We also pointed out that women's hunches are likely to be more good common sense than psychic. As an example, take this hand played by Jan Stone of New York. East won the heart lead with his king and returned the seven spot. Jan thought awhile and played a low heart. West won with the eight, cashed his heart ace and led a spade. Jan won in her own hand and lost the diamond finesse to East's king but all East could do was to lead * heart to Jan's queen. Whereupon Jan took the rest of the tricks. East uked Jan how fine figured out th* low hejrt pl«y »t trick two. "Ju»t a tomch," replied Jan. Liter on ?be explained that it wasn't really • huncn. Sh» r«*> : would rather that he kept on xeating me like a simple play er. It is so much easier to plaj against him on that basis." Jan's logic was flawless, your opponents will be kind nough to underestimate you they are also going to lose t 3U. It also reminds us of a re mark made by Mary Clemeni one of the great bridge player Of the thirties. She had just exe cuted a three-suit squeeze an asked her victim, "Was that at tually a squeeze? I never know. you. end of a movie's shooting i» lite , wnall death, . An intimate wsocistum ««• (Jtnty comes to an «4 A hundred people who have wortcea, fought and created together find their livM ar« Ww asunder, and they rosy never we each other again. EniOf-the-pipture parties are eften the scenes of fistfights and sentiment, No recent party was more senimental than the one held for he closing of "Guess Who's Coming for pinner." Ths setting was the same. The tables set UP On the stage where most of the shooting had taken place. The free-flowing bar. The slapping of backs and the re- member-whens. The worry on the faces of those who wondered where their next picture was coming from. But "this party was different. What made it so was the presence of Katharine Hepburn, cherished original among fi stars. Rarely teen «t « party of afty sort, ihe nevertheless mingled among all the guests, her freckles shining, her lean figure in the customary white slack suit, «he clutching a pound box of chocolates, the gift of « grateful set worker. ~^Mifr™™"~"-"' •„»«.«.—~-. Another presence was felt >HEYJ £M fllPfeSEP TO BETHH AWAKENIN6 6IANT IN ASIA! £^-,-5$ JR ~~ into uest. The Ktmtr trwpj rtt u,.- dinner, and tht inevitable peechei fallowed.. He finished with a tribute t» rrapy, "th? greatest of all Ifl* on picture personaliies," Then Miss Hepburn leapd e er feet and strode to the miefO' hpne," She paid tribute to Kramer and then to her fellow orkers; "A movie actor has an au- ienpe-an<J lt' s y°« P e °P !e - * on't think you realize how de? end'ent we are on you for the arm looKs and little things of ncouragernent that you give s. These are the things that make up our lives. "You are the people who lake an actor able to act. I on't know how many of yoij ealize that. But I shall be ever- astingly grateful to you. And I now that your help m»de a hel- uva lot of d.iffer«ne« to pence." When she had finished and aken her seat, all of her listen- rs arose to applaud her. They eemed to sense that they had aken part in a chapter of film history-the last of the Hejy bum-Tracy pictures. . - -^*^ 8/OSSAT AND CROMLEY /N WASHINGTON World Need: Better Way To Police Buffer Zones By RAY CROMLEY .. Washington Corrspondnet Newspaper Enterprise Assn. ...- WASHINGTON (NBA) Syrian terrorists regularly raid across the border into Is rael. They have for years. No one denies this, though one country or another may call hese night raiders by different arnes. The Syrians say these raiders were displaced from their homes when the state of Israel was being founded. They say hese men, therefore, are patri ots. The Israeli point out that whatever they are, they operate as trrorists from a sanctuary nside Svria. The United Nations men in vestigate these terrorist acts, turn in reports. These reports are filed. Few are read again. There is no effecive group to act on these violations. * * * In Vietnam, U.S. troops have been fighting rough battles with North Vietnamese troops dug in (DMZ). This zone, set up at the end of the Indochina war on the boundary between North and South Vietnam, was supposed to be policed by the International Control Commission, composed of Canadians, Poles and Indians. There were, of course, sup posed to be no troops and no 'ortificatibns in the DMZ. But, as is well known, it has become a majjor North Vietnamese military infiltration route to the south and a major sanctuary for He Chi Minn's troops operating n northern South Vietnam. As early as mid-1960, the United States had protographs of North Vietnamese fortified areas, troop concentration areas and gun emplacements in the northern half of the DMZ. "You could see these things easily by air," says one Ameri can who was in the region just south of. the zone in those days. Ho's North Vietnamese would not allow the International Con trol Comissin in the DMZ to see these illegal fortifications. At first, Ho's men didn't refuse. But there was always some rea son why a check couldn't be made. Transportation wasn't a vailable, The North Vietnamese liaison officer was ill. The wea ther was bad. The Polish me ber of the ICC couldn't go. Fi nally after several years of this stalling, the. North Vietnamese just said "no." The United Nations teams established on the Israeli-Egyptian border were more effective so long as neither side was ready i r\ p Enterprise Association tb£ JJQCtQT <J$yS By Wayne G. Brandstadt, M.D. OT-Ki+tAH tnrt Mamcnanor to violate the line. But whe Nasser ordered the United Na lions teams out, they left im mediaely. * * * The inspection teams set u at Gen. oft he Army George C Marshall's request in China a ;er World War II were depre singly ineffective in policing th ines between th Chinese Na onalist and Comunist armie So long as the Unted State and the Free World are coir mitted to less than total victorj ;eams are essential. Otherwis any truce with a Communu land, or with a Communist-bac ed country becomes a farce. Hi tory has shown there will be v olations before the ink is dry. Without an effective inspe tion truce enforcement systen an internationally controlle zone or line becomes a safe h ven from which one side ca attack the other with impuni or a shield behind which ten ists or troops can hide. But no one has as yet come i with a workable international neutral truce inspection systen The U. S. Arms Control ar Disarmament Agency would t well to spend a great deal mo of its funds on a practical, foe proof way to police border da ger zones. recommended hyflroxproge terone carproate for enlarg ment of the prostate. Neith almost anything, excep attending a party. 'Guess Who 1 ? Coming fo Dinner" has been announced a Tracy's swan song as a film actor—the end of a 37-year career that is unsurpassed in distinction. "I want to tell you it was touching moment when I di reeled Spencer Tracy in his las motion picture scene," sai Stanley Kramer to a part 75 Years Ago —In BlytheYille Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams Jr., and Mr, and Mrs. Johnn White left today for St. Loui where they will spend the weel •nd. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monagha and daughter Rosemary left to day for Fayetteville to atten graduation exercises ther vhere their daughter and si er, Miss Barbara Monagha will be among the graduates. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crig D 'er III have arrived from Fa; etteville to he the guests of h larents, Mr, and Mrs. C. E trigger Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Hende son will leave tomorrow fo Vanderbilt University at Nasl ville to attend ttie graduatio exercises of their son, Charles "You tttuU 6* a r»alh GMAT pott, » wo"""W e/ your mtntol block aaaimt OBSCEN/W" my druggist nor my doctor ev- Q - Could gonorrhea cause, gonorrhea nine years ago, and! er heard of this drug. Has it got one to develop a high blood after taking treatments was | any other name? sugar, prostatic enlargement or a scanty flow of urine? A — It would not cause.high blood sugar. It often causes a chronic prostatis, with moderate enlargement of the gland. This is in no way related to the prostatic enlargement of men who are past 50. Gonorrhea may cause a stricture of the urethra that may interfere with the flow of urine but it would not interfere with the production of urine by the kidneys. Q — Does penicillin really cure gonorrhea and syphilis? Are there otter treatment? that can be used by persons who are allergic to penicillin? A —When penicillin is given early in the course of these diseases it will cure them. In persons who are allergic to penicillin, one of the tetracyclines can be used to treat gonorrhea. For syphilis, bismuth preparations may be given but they are not generally as effective as penicillin. Some of these patients may be able to tolerate one of the modified penicillins. Q — Can any type of venereal disease be caught from a bathtub or wash basin? A-No, Q — If a person contacted said to be cured, is it possible for the disease to recur? A — No, but you could be re- infected. Q _ Would a person who had gonorrhea or syphilis terated several, years ago but who, on repeated tests, shows no evidence of these diseases transmit them to a spouse if he or she were to marry? A-No. Q — What is th cause of Down's syndrome? Is there any cure? A — Down's syndrome (mongolism) is caused by damage to the chromosomes in the germ cells (sperms or ova) due to some form of infection or poisoning or exposure of the sex glands of either parent to heavy or often - repeated doses of X ray. There is no treatment but, although mongoloids are mentally retarded, they are usually well behaved and very loving. Q — In a recent column you BlythevUIe (Ark.) Courier Nem Tuesday, June 6, 1967 Page 3u A — It is available on a doctor's prescription under the trade name Delautin. WOBLD ALMANAC FACTS The Blade Sea Is »large Inland body of water bounded by the eounMec of Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria and the Soviet Union. It is about 330 miles wide and 630 miles long, says The World Almanac. White the surface water i* relatively fresh, below 650 feet it becomes fUgnant and contains large quantitlM of hydrogen sulfloe bat vfr tutllynodMpflealite. Copj-HerM ® 1S«7, Continuing » tradition that began with Benjamin Franklin and Thomai Jefferson, thousands of vol- nnteer weathermen daily report temperature and precipitation readings to the U.S. Weather Bureau, says The World Almanac. The volunteer*, mostly amateur meteorologists throughout the country, help the bureau maintain accurate information on the climate of the nation. Copyright e 1987, Newspaper Enterprise ACTtL_ ii COURIER NEWS CHE COURIER Nimi CO. B. n. BAINEB, ruBLlSHEB HABKT A. H.1IN1S Assistant /ubUsher-Edltos PAIJI, D. HUMAN AdTertaslag Manages 9nle Nation*l Advertising Representative Wallace Wltmer Co. New fork, Chicago. Detroit. Atlanta. - Memphis Strand-class postate paid at Bljtherille, Ark. 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