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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 16, 1952
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PAGE FOUR THZ BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAIH86, Avlstunt Publisher A, A. FREDHICKSON, Editor D. HUMAN, Adrerttslng Munager Uil« National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago. Dctn Atlanta, Memphlt. Entered ts second class muter «l the post- office »t Blytherllle, .Arkansas under »ct of Con- grein, October,9, 1917, Mtmber of Tile Associated PreM SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blytheville or »n? suburban town where carrier scrrlce U maintained, 25c per week. Bj mall, within » radius at 50 miJw. $5.00 per year, 12.50 for six months Jl.25 for three monthi; by mall outside 54 mile lone, 112.54 per year payable In advance, Meditations Rejoice with Ihera Ihnt Ao rejoice, ani weep with them thai weep.—Romans 12:1J. • • « Never els.tsd white one man's opprets'd; Never dejected while another's blessed.—Pope. Barbs An Indiana woman's husband and her money left home together. She'd likely be satisfied just, to get the money back. * t * it wouldn't he too liad If political machines jot stuck In any mud they sling. » * * An optimist Is anybody who planted watermelon in a field right along side the highway. * • » Look >t the bright side! AH that stands between you and some very cool nights and Hays fc the balance of the summer. * » • Drinks In a Chicago cafe are advertised to tickle the taster. Too many of them and the word Is pickle. We Welcome Election Of Chancellor Cherry Barring a political upheaval of unforeseen proportions, Chancellor Francis Cherry is Arkansas' new governor, a situation which we regard as highly satisfactory. Since he was virtually a political unknown and offered the people of Arkansas nothing but "honost government," it is not easy to attempt any detailed analysis of the man. It is more pertinent, we feel, to welcome him for what he represents. Judge Cherry represents Arkansans' attitudes toward long-term candidates, even in this one-party state. He reflects the voters' weariness of politics at its tireri level of conventionality, personality attacks, mud-slinging and machines. He represents a desire for change, nnrl «• change of this kind is always sought for the better. His victory repudiates — for the second time this month in this area — Harry Truman's value and talent as a picker of winners. His nomination shows that Arkansans are tired of being wooed by promises and roads and platforms that slip from the scene after election day. Judge Cherry represents the politically peculiar fact that Arkansans would rather have simple honesty in a governor than any amount o f political wisdom or high-sounding testimonials. Arkansans also proved they are less and less vulnerable to the mere sound and fury of campaigning. The "give-em- hen" technique that won for Truman in 1918 fizzled for Mrilath in 1052. He erred in attempting to build a Florida gangster out of a Florida press agent who thought up and peddled his "talk- athon" idea in two other states as well as Arkansas. He erred in trying to link Judge Cherry to the current divorce investigation, which is actually hoing conducted on an entirely different level. McMath relied o;i conventional politics, the "filMhe-air-wHh-noise" type. Judge Cherry iook on nil questions and when he didn't know the answer, he said so. He made no promises aside from matters of principle. He eschewed political obligations. His nomination by the voters of Arkansas represents as much the selection of a set of principles as it does the election of a man. Stevenson Told Only Others' Opinions of Hiss Every once in s while there arises a situation which can best be answered only by referring hack to the record, trite as that expression often seems to be. Such a situation i* th« relationship BLTTH8VILL1 (ARK.) COURIER >CEW* that existed between Gov. Adlal Stevenson, the Democratic presidential nominee, and Alger His». It arise* because of the probability that the matter will be revived in the campaignin.K between now and the November elections. As pointed out by Peter Edson, NEA columnist, last April, the issue hinges on testimony Stevenson jjave in the form of a deposition at Hiss' trial for perjury in New York, June 22, 19-10. The deposition, mnde at the'requesfc of Hiss' lawyers, was read to the court; Q—How long have you known Mr. Alger Hiss, the defendant? A—Since June or July, 1933. Wo served together in the legal division of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in Washington in 1933. . . . Our contact was frequent but not close at daily. I had no further contact with him until I met him again in the State Department when I went to work there in 1915. ... I met him mostly in intradepartmental meetings ... Governor Stevenson then traced his acquaintance with Hiss, explaining how he came in contact with him, once at the San Francisco United Nations Chartor conference, during preparation of Ihe charter presentation for the U. S. Senate, again at the first UN General Assembly meeting in London in 19-16, and at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York in 1947. The deposition then resumed: •> Q—Have you known other persons who have known Mr. Aljjer Hiss? A—Yes. Q—From Ihe speech of those persons, can you state what the reputation of Alger Hiss is for integrity, loyalty and veracity? A—Yes. Q—Specify whether his reputation for integrity is good or bad. A—Good'. Q—Specify whether his reputation for loyalty is good or bad. A—Good. Q—Specify whether his reputation for veracity is good or bad. A—Good. An imuortHnj, point here is that Stevenson was telling the court what other people who knew Hiss thought of his reputation. He was not giving his own opinion of Hiss. Stevenson continued in cross questioning by the government prosecutor to testify he had never been a guest in the Hiss home, had never heard that Hiss took secret documents from the State Department files, never knew that Hiss was a Communist or a Communist sympathizer. . : . -._ Later, on a television show, Stevenson explained why tie' had given the deposition. He said it was because as a lawyer he believed it was everyone's duly tp give testimony willingly and honestly whenever asked. "The ultimate timidity," he said, "would be not to testify." In any future controversy on this subject, Stevenson's sworn testimony should be recalled. V'iews of Others iouth Is Being Courted One of the most important events al the Democratic National Convention was the re- emergeiice of the South ns a strong force in parly politics for the first time since 1936, This re-emergeiiOE was made possible In part by Ihe strong candidacy of Senator Richard Russell of Georeia. It was made possible also by Virginia's leadership !n the fight Against accepting a loyalty pledge hurt brc-ome R symbol o! a radical faction's di-sive to make the South knuckle under or get out. When the showdown came, the wiser heads ot the party showed that they realized they needed the Smth. One ot the iirpn- ments that helped Co put Stevenson over was his second-choice ncreptRbillty to our region. Except for the importance ot holding the South within the party, the Administration machine might not have chosen to nominate a man critical of its own spendthrift policies. Senator Sparkman. of Alabama, was placed on the ticket to apyeate Senator Russell's followers. The South is thus once aRain a force to be reckoned with within the Democratic Party. Not only that, the South is aKo receiving special consideration from the Republicans. One of the arguments (hat helped to put Bfsrnhower over in the convention was the contention that, more than any other Republican, he would be acceptable to the South. The South Is being wooed again, and may en- Joy the luxury ot "playing hard to get" for awhile. —Portsmouth (Va.i star SO THEY SAY Give me any song, bad or good. It doesn't matter, and I'll make It a hit. I'm one of the most popular men in town iHollj'wood).—Song pusher Tubby Stick SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, IMS Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Peter fdson's Washington Column — New List Bans 500 Materials From Trade with Communists WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Amendments to the list of strategic hems banned for shipment lo Soviet Russia and its satellite countries will he announced with- the next month. It will Increase the number of banned materials from the original 313 to nearly 500. And thus will the net be tighter drawn hy the cooperatin closing to them all sources of supply for electronic, equipment. No Desire lo Cut Off Trade Task forces of u. 6. government experts and engineers from American private industry are working constantly to revise the list of strategic Items they would keep from the Soviet. But the ban is not complete. If this were n'hot war, the compiling of a list of articles banned for trade would be easy. It would include everything. Thb was the 61 non - Communist countries to reter Edson chokc off t h e i». rn »ti . 7i°, e * bloc's! ., „.„„„ tum , var-maUng potential. there Is no desire to cut off nl When the first of these lists ot I (ra de with tho Communist coun strategic materials was drawn up ( trles - Some trade between East n 1949, It contained only " r " nrif ' w rt r.i t^..,.~«~ i., .-, , terns—principally implements rule applied by the U. 6. Board of Economic Warfare in the war iiKainsl Germany and Japan. And there was no regard for costs. But in this present cold \var, war. The next year the list grtr.v o 200. Last year It wns 265. The full list Is of course too long ar presenlation here. In broad categories, however. It now covers nil munitions, everything used 11 the production of atomic energy, nielal-worfcingr Jnnchinery, chom- cnl and petroleum producing and •efinlng equipment, electric power Hdttstrlnl equipment, transporta- ion equipment, electronic and precision Instruments, and strategic metals, chemicals, petroleum and •libber products. These lists are made public by main headings. Soviet purchasing agents know all the categories of military supply items wich they must cross off their open shop- ISO nn d West Europe is considered ne- O f ce-ssary to promote western Euro- >ing lists and try to procure only by smiiifjfllng or on the black mar:et. But a certain surprise element mist be maintained in this economic cold warfare. If a bit of In- olligence comes in that soviet buyers are in the market for, say. platinum mesh for vacuum tube's. vv .,„„ OL . un hen (he game becomes one of | the Soviet on" the contract. pean recovery. Italy, for instance, must have wheat nncl co»l to live. And Gome- hnw she must earn the money to buy wheat and coal. So she is allowed to sell citrus fruits to the Soviet. Not all machinery Is banned for shipment to the Soviet either. Drilling machines (hat will bore up to three holes simultaneously are allowed to,go through. When it gets to lour holes and above, however, that's consltitu-ed precision machinery arid Is banned. Shipments of goods from European countries to Soviet bloc countries, made in accordance with trfide agreements in effect before the embargoes on strategic materials were put into effect, also have to be allowed to go through. That was the rule that had to be applied in the case of the Danish tanker recently delivered to the Soviet Uninn. It had been ordered in IS n. before the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was sot up. Money had been paid by While the u. s. tried to persuade the Danish government not to make delivery, the Danea felt they had to live -up to their contract. The only alternative might have been for the U. S. to buy the tanker, and it didn't particularly want it. So the Danes made delivery and President Truman ruled that Denmark should not be barred from receiving further O. S. aid, as provided for in the Battle act. Often the determining factor for ihe United States in trying to break up trade between a European country and the Soviet has been whether it should have tho American taxpayers provide the commodities which the western European countries would be deprived of In exchange. For instance, western Europe has been getting about 25 million tons of coal a year from the U.S., nine million tons from Poland. If these western European countries should refuse to sell their products to Poland, they might be unable to earn enough money to buy that much more cor.l from the V. S. The alternative would be to have the U. s. make up this coal deficiency for free. So which becomes more important—shutting off trade in strategic materials to the Iron Curtain coun- tirts, or saving the U. 8. taxpayers some money? Over the long haul, R Isn't such a tremendous amount of trade between East and West that has to be blocked. Estimates put the figure at less than a billion dollars n year. But it's a tremendously Important billion dollars worth. When the Russians called their Moscow trade conference last year, they had a reason. The allied strategic list. „, i )nnnc(t cx _ ports to Russia was having its effect. And the Commies wanted lo let out some propaganda Ecreams against it. HOLLYWOOD - (NBAl-Excte- sively Yours: Put on tho blinkers boys-falBe eyelashes are back in Hollywood, but tills time In blinding, rainbow colors! Movie dolls are fluttering red, blue, gold, silver, diamond dust vio- et and green eyelashes lo match their lipstick, poodles, limousines and Jewelry. And tho word's around that tha wacky vogue's going to be bigger than doe eyes. Anne Baxter, wearing pasted-on purple lashes sm } a beauty mark of the same hue, explained it to melts glamorous for evening nnd make* women look like something out of a French ballet, ut's face It^make-up for women has been getting duller and duller." Anno's answer to the'"will the men approve?" question: "7 fhlnk so—as long a* women don t wear chlorophyll erelaslw* at the breakfast table." Hear about the tourists In Hollywood who asked for a tour of the cemeteries? They wanted to visit the stars they've been seeing in old movies on TV. H ""1 ,' S bcl " 8 ""eased »s film ed without a single concession to the censors . . . A | do Hay nas a crush on Rita Hayworth and his B»V a «1 re Jr rri "K to h'm as Alydo Ray. His divorce will be final in November. . . . The Bob Ncn ,. Li -, Diulc.v merger (she's Dan DaileVs ex-wife) is near. Oooh. those gifts to Liz! ... The grapevine's twist- for his side, he selected the Jack of diamonds as the opening lead Declarer won in dummy with the ace of diamonds in order to begin the clubs with a finesse. East signalled enthusiastically with he queen of diamonds, knowing that his partner would read this as a signal, but that South mi^ht consider it an unblock. Declarer began immediately on the clubs by leading (lie queen from dummy. East covered with the king, and South won with the ace. South next entered dummy with a spade (o finesse the nine of clubs, after which he cashed the Jack. When the ten of clubs failed to drop, declarer led a fourth round of clubs to give East his trick. East promptly returned the seven of diamonds, trying to preserve the impression that West had the long diamonds. South won with the. king of diamonds and cashed his last club. At this point he was sure of his contract with four clubs, two diamonds, one heart, and.' two spades. Having lost only one trick, South hoped to make an extra trick or two. He was sure that West had all the rest of the diamond;; nnrt that East had started with only the otiecn and the seven. South therefore finessed dummy's ten of spades nt the next trick. East naturally won with the jack of spp.Ues, and set the contract by taking three diamond tricks. South Is still explaining how he happened to lose this hand. Card Sense 75 Years Ago In Blytheville The stare utilities commission has granted Arkansas-Missouri Power Co.. permission to sell its waterworks distributing facilities (o the city of Luxora. Jirn F. Harwell has been elected commander of the Dud Cason Post. He succeeds Ross Stevens. Philip Biship, M. Courier News currier hoy. broke his arm yesterday when he fell out of the door of the newspaper's press room. log wttn toe report thai mfn lama is in desperate financial tec*. ble. He's been mismanaged, WM the report, to the point where bet fighting to pay his rent EARTHQUAKE S1OKLIOHT During one of the recent i- quakes, a flock of d!n*rs M Bob Dalton's leaped from their table* and huddled together under a doorway, reputed to be the safest plao* during a tremor. All of which prompted Dalton to remark: "Th» next time I opan a place In CaU- fornta, I'm going to bwild the en. tire restaurant und«r a doorww." Gale ("Mr IJUto Margie-) has a fractured n»»e— the r an uoMent an the tot. H«r say tha4 ******* wM not quired. Kan magaalnec and photo oMc«* in Hollywood are being asked to shoot home layouts on Glenn Ford. and, Eleanor Powell to offset tha news stories about their brief separation. Qlenn and Eleanor are aa anxious as their press agents about the whole thing. * • • Marjorie Reynolds' nect hatband, her pals predict, will be John Maffer, a film cutter at Republic and a former spouse of aotree* Lottie* Currie. ' The romance of Adele Mara MXJ writer-producer Roy Huggln* fe a summer casualty. Hii tangles m*»U tal status is blamed. Answer to a letter beginning "What ever happened to Oeorg* Bancroft?" The screen tough guy erf tb* W* invested his earnings in beach-fcorrt real estate and Is now reputed to M a millionaire. He rarely sees hi* movie friends, refuses to talk about his film career and Is scarcely recognized because of his snowy wfait* hair. SHE E.V.IOYED !IERSF,I,P At least one retired movie, queen —Anne Shirley—is admitting she enjoyed seeing herself in an old movie on TV. The video release of The Devil and Daniel Webster" :eft Aime beaming: "I loved It when I made it~and I still love It." A return to greasepaint for Anne, Jinn- the wife of writer Charles Lederer? "No thank ynn. I wan't act i*:iln until I'm starving And even hen I'll borrow from all my friends first." At the sneak preview of "Hans Jhristian Andersen" Sam Ooldwyn =at in the balcony to get an accur- ite reaction from the audience. He was enjoying what he thought was an anonymous appraisal of the reactions around him until a shirt. slcever working-man seated next to him whispered: "Sam, you got a. great movie there." Arch Wearbrfte It »emin<fln( everybody that while they we»» watching and listening to th« national conventions, tirnn moved on and now we are with* in a month of the next incontt lax payment. He just points out that while all thoM sp««ch« and demonstration* were fin«t he hasn't heard of anybody being able to borrow money on 'hern. ,*. ^g* tlye Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. D. Written for XEA Service Nearly everybody has heard the '.vprcssion "2fl-2fl viski.-i." InU iew icople know just what H means. Q — Please explain how th? cye- icht rating 20-20 vision is derived? K.1..M. A — A person who can read n certain standard-sized letter on a chart 20 (eet nivay is said to have 20-20 vision. If the next larger letter can be read, the vision is said to be 20-30. etc. Ordinarily, someone Is considered to have normal ability (o see If they have 20-20 vision in each eye. Q— My mother, who Is getting on in years, has had several strokes in the past feu- years. She suffers no pain and hns no difficulty except some paralysis. m:d she eels quite depressed. Isn't (his depression normal? .So many older folks have these strokes. Do they come with ace, cei'tatn strains, health habits, or what causes them? Reader A— It is certainly normal to be depressed if one cannot move around as well as one did formerly. A stroke does come ;\.s a rule wi'h ai;o and is a rrneriion of the fact tlm (he arteries are not :is elastic as ihey used to be, This results either in hliwd leaking out of them into ihe brain or a clot frominir in cue ( >; these Wood vessels. If the amount of bleeding is slight or the clot In- someone \vho has a stroke mav r*cov«r to a «oo«l<ier»b3« de«««, and the paralysis may be only Q-My husband is troubled with granular lids around his eyes. Can anything be done about this? Mrs. H. C. A—Granular lids can usually be treated successfully with one or mere medicated oinlment.s. However, someone suffering [rom sucb a ,-lot. formint; in one of these oxammnd lo be sure lhat eye strain or some other condition is not also present. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Sy OSWALD JACOB? Written for NEA Service fxpert Con Often Mess Up His Hand Maybe you think that only n bad : player Jeopardizes his contract in I the attempt to make an oveitricfc lor two. Don't you beiieve it. South. ' in today's band, was one of the Q—Do you think it advisable for a hiphly nervous person to get pregnant? This person loves children and would like two boys, but she is nfrald of labor. Render A—This person niiL-ht get two inrls instead cl two boys. Love of children is not enough to make a eood ino'hrr. Without more information on Hie nature of the "nervousness" it is impossible to tell whether this person could bear i\nd raise healthy, stable children. Q—What is folllculltis? H. a. A—This is infeclion of the hair folliclos from which it pets it's nnine. Severe foiiictllitis can occur as well us mild rases, with which nearly everyone has had some experience. WEST *9832 KOftTH (D) A AK107 9 AJ10SJ • AS + Q4 EAST 4QJS K «J4 4Q10987 4K106S «oirr* *64 V85 «K61I * AJ98J Kelthtr lido wl Nor* E»*t •*•* IV Fast IN.t. 14 F*M iff.T. 3N.T. Pass Pist Opening lead— 4 J Past Pass It > sairj In Enrl.inrl that the blonc.e is on !h? way on:. For the evening? _ uttle Rocs Arkansas OsuclU. I best players in the country—but jhe wouldn't use this hand 'as an rvdveriisemenl. j West hart a hard lime picking :'an effective opening lead. The major suits were obviously hopeless, ' so West had to choose between dlunoodc ud dub,. Kentucky Colonel Answer to Previout Puul*! HORIZONTAL 1 Kentucky li nicknamed the "Blue State" OGoIdenrod U Kentucky's • flower It Soften in temper 13 Domesticated animals 1-1 Dinner course 15 Artists' frames I« Court 17 Compound ether 19 Drink mads with malt 20 Greek tombstone 21 Dove's home 25 Article 26 Civil 31 Sheaf 32 Number 31 Challenge 35 Hindu queen 36 Australian ostrich 37 Baking chamber of a stove 38 Penelrcte 40 Measure oj iyp« 42 Sea eagles 45 Wile 48 Father (comb, form) 49 Tokyo native 52 Scoundrel 54 Bring inlo harmony 56 "Lily Maid of AstolaV'. 58 Send payment 59 Indian /• ~ peasant* . VERTICAL 1 Fxpanded 2 City In ' J Nevada : 3 Singing volet 4 Weight ol India 5 Dirks 6 Flew alott 1 Transposes (ab.) 18 Crowded dwellirg ilbrie^t^"' 21 Apple center guitar 22 Arabian state 45Asseverat? tn ,,• " i 12 Having made i, £ W ,' M . 13 Foot part 31 Personal (ah.) - 5352 (Roman) 39 Regret 65 Attempt m m

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