The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1967 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 30, 1967
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Watchful Waiters Sid McMath, the former,Arkansas governor who now is a successful Little Rock attorney, would seem to be pursuing almost a second career., .and that would be the role of the military expert taking the message of strategy and tactics in Southeast Asia to the people of Arkansas. Thoie who have fbllowod Mr. Me- Math's series 6f speaking engagements over the state have w6ndered just what might be behind it. Mr. McMath is an artful speaker and politician. Ha is no candidate at the moment. So what motivates his talks, such as the one he gave here this week at Blytheville's Kiwanis Club? As a brigadier general in the Marine Corps Reserve, Mr. McMath probably has a sincere interest in Vietnam and in getting his version of what is happening there to as many people as possible. He is not a 24-hour expert on Vietnam. His remarks reflect a serious and continuing interest in Southeast Asia. . .although they may overlook a few aspects of the history and political philosophy this history may inti- mate. In addition, his appearances befor« civic clubs about the state serve to keep him in a state of political readiness. . .for to be truthful since his years in the governor's office (194953) Mr. McMath really hasn't b*en in the public eye, save for a couple of statewide campaigns. Mr. McMath then has taken a position of waiting and watching. If Sen. J. W. Fulbright should stub his toe, Mr. McMath would be there to offer himself to the voters. If the Vietnmaese war sours in th« .voter's mouth, Mr. McMath can continue to practice law. If the war should end, Mr. McMath could forget about Senator Fulbright. Now if those latter prospects c6me to pass, Mr. McMath might join Orval Faubus, another watchful waiter. Together, they could watch: 1. Governor Winthrop Rockefeller i 2. Other potential Democratic gubernatorial candidates; and 3. Each other. £ditor6 Hole Why has no one thought of it More? I was fired with pure inspiration the other evening when someone asked if fathers ever called the Courier News sports department to complain about the fact that Ingleburt's name had been Ian out of a story. Fathers don't call. Mothers call. Your next sports editor will, be a woman .. .the mother o! seven, all boys, all junior athlete!. + * + Interviewed cn« chap from the west for the job the other day. He had all the quail- ficates. He also had all the social graces of a charter member of Hell's Angels. * * * And now getting around to the old mall bag: To Took Gathlngs: Thank!. To Anonymous Writer A: No, I didnt know that, but I know the party in question and I'm not surprised. To Anonymous Writer B: Some interest Ing questions: I would have loved to publish them. Why didn't you sign your name? I would not have told a soul. To Anonymous Writer C: Yes. To Anonymous Writer D: Craw, babes. Get in touch. * * * Young friend in Europe writes that he was on his way to "Miland." That's what he's in Europe for. He'll learn. + + * A certain Blytheville man, who is recftg- nized as one of the top hands in his professional field, was made an interesting offer the other day. He could head a certain program In a certain foreign country for a certain, very tidy annual salary, plus expenses and all sorts of other benefits. Financially, It was quite attractive. One thing: the political climsU there is volatile. He asked for a day to think it over. Neit morning he turned on television and heard on the news that a bomb had been found, ticking away in the very plant with which the preferred job was most concerned. He thought about It for another five seconds then elected to remain in Blytheville. Probably on the theory that there ar« some things money can't buy. Like life, to name one. + * * To you who called to remind that the date was missing from the first page of the Wednesday edition: The date that day was June 28 (and not one of you mentioned that it was printed on the other 21 pages. . .but thanks for calling). -H.A.H. •••»••*• ••••••••••*••••••••••••••••*****••** Show Beat by Dick Kleiner Flsber-Nortb Little Rock Times Today's Investor By Thomas B. O'Rsra Chairman, Board of Trustees National Association of Investment ILtf Of Olker* Thanks, But Not Now From Chicago headquarters o£ McDonald's ehairj of hamburger eateries comes the startling news that they've sold three billion burgers! Along with that they say that If those three billion burgers were piled in one place, they'd duplicate Mount Rainier. Furthermore, if you tried to cook that many hamburgers all at once, you'd need a grill the size of Texas! One more statistic to stagger the Imagination JACOBY ON BRIDGE NORTH M $ 78 A3 • Q109T65 *Q»» K&8X *KQJ»94 485* »J»S »Q 10864 + K7J SODTH CD) *A2 *(« WM North brt Son* 1N.T. fttt JUT. Fw Faa* 4AS3 + A.J106S As far as East knew he did hold the singleton king and he played it. South smiled happily and led a diamond to dummy's 10. East discarded a spade and South was about to lead another diamond when West asked, "No diamonds, partner?" "No diamonds," replied East. "Look carefully," asked West. —the ketchup and mustard used on three billion burgers would fill the Gulf of Mexico. We know that McDonald's purpose in sending us this news is to make us want to run right down to their place on the Turnpike and get in on the first of the fourth billion. But we'll have to wait awhile until we get over the idea of a Mount Rainier of ground beef and a Gulf of Mexico of ketchup and mustard. For the moment, we're full.—Oak Ridge (Term.) Oak Ridger. East looked carefully and suddenly discovered the jack o! diamonds mixed among h i s hearts. He played it and won the trick. Even then South might have been successful. East was a very bad player and might not have led a spade but, unfortunately for South, Bast had already exposed a spade and was compelled by rules to led it. He did. West did the rest and the unlucky expert was down two on a laydown hand. P, Tbere teem to be so many ways for the "little guy" to invest: There are investment clubs, the Monthly Investment Plan, government bonds, bank savings and mutual funds. Would you tell me which might be the best for me? I am 40, married, and right now am having $30 a month automatically transfered from my bank checking account to my savings account. A. I suppose the reason we have so many different ways for the "little guy" or any guy to invest is that different people have 'afferent needs, different goals and different ideas of what sensible investing involves. The various methods you have outlined involve different kinds of risk, different degrees of convenience, and different kinds of opportunity. Bank savings contain very little risk and you are practically certain to get the exact number of dollars back. Most banks carry the Federal Deposit Insurance which covers you up to $15,000. Bank interest rates are now quite good on savings deposits. What you do not have here is any kind of protection against inflation. $10,000 in the bank since 1900 would have earned a lot of interest, but its purchasing power today in terms of 1900 dollars would be less than $2,500. A bank savings account is a very essential part of everyone's financial planning, but other forms of investing or saving should also be considered. Government bonds are quite certain to pay you interest and the exact number of prescribed dollars at maturity, but other than the defense and savings bonds, up to the date of maturity you frequently will not be able to s«U them for ttieir face value.. Investment clubs, the Monthly Investment Plan (MIP) and mutual funds all have one thing in common: you invest in corporation stocks. Stocks are different in that you have no guarantee that you will get any stated sum back. In an investmer.: club you select investments yourself and, if you run a good club, should learn a great deal about securities. In a mutual fund, you pay someone else to select stocks for you. Under the MIP plan you merely buy a stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange on the instalment plan. At your age I would first see that I was covered with a reasonable amount of life and hospital insurance and had a savings account of $2,000 to 15,000 dollars. Clubs Then I would adopt a plan for buying stocks emphasizing companies that have a record of growing better than S percent a year. You may use an investment club, MIP, or a mutual fund to acquire them, Q. We lost some bonds of a foreign country in HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Anne Francis delivers a karate chop to the well-fed throat of Universal Studios. She just finished making one of Univer- gal's World Premiere films movies for television — so she speaks from personal experience." "On the last night of produc tion," Anne says, "we had to work until midnight. If we had quit at six and Shot those scenes the next day, it would have cost them only possibly $3,000 nttre. But no - they r u s h e d through these last few scenes that night. "The public is being cheated. They're told these films are feature film quality, feature' film production. And they're not." She saw the rushes of "A Fire in the Wind," the film she made there, and she says !t was distressing. The lighting in one particular scene was odd. Then, later, she found out that the camerman was under orders to light her strangely — "to make me look tired, because they felt I was too pret- Happily, that's all behind her and what's ahead is infinitely more attractive. She's going to play the second female lead — a Ziegfeld Girl — in William Wyler's ""Funny Girl," with Barbra Streisand. The part wasn't in the Broadway production, but it was in Isabel Lennart's original screenplay — which preceded Miss Lennart's own play for Broadway — and is now back in again. Anne says she has a couple of good scenes and a big production number. "And a chance to work with Willie Wyler," Anne says. "That's really why I wanted to 75 Years Ago ^-In Blytheville Dr. and Mrs. Orlie Parker fire. How' honored their son Van this do we go about replacing them' morning on his fifth birthday or proving that we owned them? ! and invited 12 of his friends to A. First, talk with your bro-1 join him in celebrating. ker. If you know the name and i Cadet Graham Partlow Jr. of 'Blytheville has begun a six week on Lake Hamilton at Hot- Army Signal Corps' Reserve Officers Training Camp at Fort Gordon, Ga. Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Nelson of Wilson are spending this wek on Lake Hamilton at Hot Springs. Ben F. Butler of Osceola took office as governor of District 200 at a meeting of Rotary clubs in Mountain Home, Ark. today. Mr. and Mrs. Paul McDaniel have returned from Tampa, Fla., where they spent a week's vacation. dale of the bond issue, he should be able to locate the trustee, probably a New York bank. Since it ia unlikely that the bonds were actually registered in your name, the next step is to provide the trustee-bank with proof of ownership. If you still have acknowledgement of the purchase from the broker, this may be very helpful. Have you a question about investing? Mr. O'Hara, editor of the monthly magazine, "Better Investing," and one of the nations recognized authorities, will answer as many as possible in his column or by personal mail, but must limit questions to those of more general interest. Correspondents will receive a free copy of "Better Investing." Write to T. E. O'Hara National Association of Investment Clubs, Dept. S., Box 1056, Detroit, Michigan 48231. Stories of the unlucky expert and the very bad bridge player have appeared in this column before. UsuaUy even the un. luckiest of experts comes oul all right against a very bad bridge player. This time the bad bridge player's ineptness led to defeat for the expert. South'! three no-trump con- trace was normal enough but the spade lead was slightly cm barrassing. He ducked the first spade on general principles but West continued the suit and South was in. The hand was one of those typical !ay- downs. As you can see, the club finesse was on and South could take it and bring turn his nine tricks. South was ready to try clubs eventually but he saw an extra e/ianet. fast just might happen to hold (to sinjUtoc king ef dia- moods so South played »ut the ace of diamonds. Sunday School Lesson- By RALPH V. LOEW, 0.0. By RALPH W. LOEW, D.D. . Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Robert Browning once said that paradoxes comfort while they mock. We live in a time which illustrates the situation in every day's events. There was a time when the paradox existed in the fact that the people of the Christian faith could be described as "sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor j yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things." We have the reversal of tiiis in our situation. Our paradox is that we have :he finest media of communication in history and yet we have difficulty in communicating with [roups within our own cities. The launching of an astronaut can be telecast and literally lounceci by Telstar to the nations of the earth. At this very moment cultural youps may find it difficult t« peak with one another in their own neighborhoods. Families may discover that it h impos- ible to speak to fellow-mem- >ers in their own household. The echnical advance comforts; tht ack of understanding mocks. A parallel paradox resides In our exploration of ipac* while v, ( e permit an ignorance of our own inner selves. Think of the wealth of idealism in this cowv try as illustrated by sacrificial 'missionaries and adventurous Peace Corpsmen. Yet at this very moment we have been unable to understand our own selves. So hundreds of missionaries discover their work hampered because a few churches closed their doors to their fellowmen in our own country. W* are looking farther into space and missing our own selves. And when we go to tie moon we shall have to take our own selves.' We are comforted by our ability to reach out; we are mocked by our inability to reach in. Walk around your own hometown and you may be shocked at the ugliness to which you've become Accustomed and which you would not like a tourist from Europe to see. We are comforted by the kno ledge that we can protect our cities; we are mocked by our ignoring of that which we protect. The list of paradoxes grows. The problems of freedom and conformism, the challenge of leisure, our liberty turn back- breaking toil and our boredom, our credulousness of every kind of will-o'-the-wisp and our lack of faith—these and others taunt us. We have many self-contradictions. Yet there is still the re- versa.1 of our agony. We are comforted by the know- hate; we can inspire as quickly as we discourage; we can communicate truth as readily as falsehood; we can be held by the very power of God which we cannot understand. We are comforted by ths presence of God, a presence that haunts us. That is our paradox. do it- Lois Maxwell Is the tall, cool beauty who has played Miss Moneypenny in all the Jamei Bond pictures, from "Dr. No" to the current "You Only Live Twice." You would think she'd be happy. She isn't. "The excitement and glamor hasn't rubbed off on me," she says. "And certainly the money hasn't." She aamlts her part isn't as flashy as the other Bond girls — "the one who show their bar* bottoms and bare tops and don't necessarily know how to act." But she says she's the only Bond girl who hasn't emerged from the films with extraordinarily good luck. In fact, Lois says she has had seven years of bad luck — her husband was ill; she lost several choice parts; her management was not good. "For awhile," she says, "I was out of the business entirely, tending to a sick husband and having two babies. Producers are funny about an actress having children. They apparently think actresses have the gestation period of an elephant. "They see you and you ar« pregnant. Then they see you again a couple of year* later and they say, 'Lois, I see you've finally had your baby.' Th« child is about to go into kinder garten at the time." She hopes her stretch of bad luck is over. That's one of the reasons she visited Hollywood - to let people here know sha was available, ready for action and uc-pregnant Blytheville (Art) Courier N*wi Friday, June 30, 1967 Piigea* CODHlnt •• w. mores. HAKBl *. mutant . nMl PAW. D. BOTum AdTertblag Mstttin Snle National AdTirtWai RepresinUtHe Wallarj Wttm« Co. K«w r«fc, CHlcaco. Detroit. Atlanta Mempkn Swond-elut pwtaie MI* „ « Birthtimi Member of tie A BJ tamer u ti. at- of nlli 01 luu saturbu ton whtl* carrlfr Krric. u aulntitaet: Jd Mt wee* 31.50 pw month. B; mall irithln • nullu « M miltl, n.m per real 1900 (of CH months. tt.M for tow montu, kr mau, ontald. H mflt radltn «lt.» osr year p»T«Me In ><TUM. Mall snfncrlptlon» are not UMM- •f In town, and dtjn Mien At* Conrler Newt emnltr Hrneo H maintained Mall sutMrlpflou u> narsble In idnnet. NOTE! m. contM B» refpontlbllltT tot photofrapM maanieripti. .engmrlnn or nut* Mt wit* It for poitibto vabuutitm. Settlements Paraguay is the only country in the world that places a different emblem on each side of its national flag, says The World At manac. On one side is Paraguay's coat of inns and oa 5* other is the _K«*|f»lK> tfyfT^mt © lK>r bur * prlf* AMk ACROSS I Municipality 60uU;irig part of a dry !1 Light Indian boats 15 Seaport ID Portugal 14 Strew* 16 Supa 17 Constrictor 18 Stately 20 Saturn, for example 22 Account (colL) 25Bihlical mountain 26 Household 30 Main city 32 Masculine aune 6 Modernize 33 Employed 7 Seethe 34 Opposed to 8 Footed vase contrite (theol.) 9 Routs (at>.) 37 Cylindrical "- 45 Winnow 43 Greek island H Country settlement 54 More dilator; 66 Manatee 12 words) 87 African antelopes S8 Arabian seaport DOWN 1 Deformed (comb, form) 2 Quechuan Indian 3 Pedal digit 4 Desire (<*!!.) 5 Thus 25 Sharp 26 Demolishes 27 Mimickers — . ... 29Standards 10 Genus of cattle 31 Musical not* behavior 39 Samuel'* 21 Pillar teacher (SK) 22 Dravidiaa 43 55S (Roman) language 44 Populate!) ' 25 Chalcedony community 24 Round, soft a; 45 Outward "-- •"•— r ' appearanc. 46 Conflict ii| Greek drama 47 Recent 40 SmaU village 11 Taxi 41 Wprm 12 Layers 42 Church official! 15 Japanese coin « Caudal 19 Precious stons ippendimt 35 Statement' supported by arguments 38 Pitch M Vexed 48 Compass poiai 49 Everything 50 Extinct hud £2 Meadow 63Striplin( 55 Right side (ah.) 1

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