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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 8, 1954
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FACE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY APRIL 8, TOT COURIER NXW8 CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher MARRY A. RAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A, FREDWCKSON. Editor -PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallac* Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year. $230 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And Moses was learned in all the wisdom* of the Egyptians and was mighty in words and in deeds.— Acts 7:22. * * * Were wisdom to be sold, she would give no price; every man is satisfied with the share he bat from nature.—Henry Home. Barbs While charity begins at home, it should go out and see a little of the world at Red Cross time. * * * You can always tell a failure by the way he criticise* a succe**. * * * Peanuts are called a good substitute for meat, but when the ball season opens ther'U b« no substitute for peanut*. * * * Be coBCtantly late for dinner, men, tf yon don't mind going home to a lot of scrap*. * * * Performers in the short stories on TV say it's hard work. Often a case of all work and no Europe Must Trade to Live, Either with Us or the Reds A good deal of criticism would appear certain to greet the announcement that the United States has agreed with Britain and France to revise downward the list of strategic goods embargoed in trade with Russia and the Iron Curtain countries. This will likely develope despite the It was decidedd not to lift restrictions on strategic shipments to Communist China and North Korea. Such shipments could be deemed to assist a buildup for a possible breaking of the armed truce in Korea between UN and Red forces. As for permitting wider trade with Russia and its European satellites, the critics will contend, with considerable plausability. that this will be of very definite benefit to the Soviet orbit. There is no question about it. A likely further argument is that this is particularly not the moment to help the Soviet empire,, since some reports have it that these nations are in serious economic distress. Why shouldn't we simply let them flounder? Certainly the West has no great impulse to assist communism out of its difficulties. They know the favor would never be granted in reverse. They are thinking of themselves, not the Soviet Union and its puppets. Western European countries must have trade outlets. Before World War II, they had a sizeable trade with Eastern European nations. It was a natural relationship. The East-West struggle forced a breaking of most of these ties. But countries like Britain and France have never found wholly adequate substitute outlets. Steadily they have appealed to America to lower its barriers to trade so more of their products could be sold here. But despite such efforts as President Eisenhower's latest to win acceptance of a more liberal policy, Congress has turned a deaf ear. A good many of us seem to want to have our cake and eat it, too. We want to deny Europe access to our markes and at the same time forbid it to trade with Communist lands. But how are these tradding Europeans supposed to live? It was the judgement of the Eisenhower administration that the U. S. should go along with a, relaxation of trade restrictions on East-West dealings. But this we can be sure of: whether we went along or not, the Western nations would trade where they felt they had to. We have no power to tell them what they can do. Displaced Grain In recent years Congress has had to enact bills dealing with displaced persons Evidently it will have to figurt out in 1954 what to do about displaced grain. There is a prospect that no storage space will be available for some 280 million bushels of wheat, corn, rye, oats, barley and such which will be harvested this summer. Self-Judgement Just before Senator McCarthy's subcommittee voted inquiry into his dispute with Army officials, the senator told reporters he had looked into the charges that he and his chief counsel. Roy Conn had sought favors for David Schine, former committee staff man, and found • them false. This amounts to saying: "I have weighed the case against my self and my counsel, and I find that we are innocent." Certainly a most novel way of attempting to arrive at the truth. Views of Others Lest We Forget New Yorkers may yawn—as one movie reviewer said at the premier of "Salt of the Earth" the Mine-Mill sponsored movie filmed at Silver City, but out here Marxism isn't so funny or obscure, no matter how skillfully it is glided. New Mexicans can't forget that the movie is the union's version of the long and disasterous strike at Empire Zinc Co. at Silver City: that it was written and directed by members of the Hollywood film colony who refused to tell a congressional committee whether they were or had belonged to the Communist party; that a moving spirit in both the strike and movie was Clinton P. Jencks, only recently convicted of lying about his non-Communist affidavit: that at one point in "Salt" strikers are shown signing a Marxist song; that the movie tends to glorify the strikers' defiance of a lawful order of a New Mexico district court, a typical Communist theme. "Salt" emphasizes and attempts to widen the racial gap in New Mexico, for political purposes, between the Mexican-American and the anglo, leading to no constructive good at all. The movie turned Silver City and its nearby mining communities into a tense, hate-filled armed camp. It opened scores of community wounds that will not be healed for many years. It may be nothing more than a punk soap opera, but those things stick in a New Mexican's craw. New Yorkers are a tolerated breed. They tolerated for years a mamber of Conp - ess, Vito Marca- notonia. a man who couldn't have been more left- ish if he had moved to Moscow. They tolerated a crazy, twisted band of Marxist-led Puerto Rican Nationalists who tried to murder President Truman, and finally shot up the House of Representatives. No wonder a New Yorker can yawn at a vicious Marxist soap opera'—Carlsbad iN. M.) Current-Argus. ^or The Geneva Agenda What is being done to secure release of the 32 Americans now being held as political prisoners in Communist China? These are non-military prisoners and at present are behind bars in Peking's political jail. For various reasons they remained behind when the Communists took over in China Now their release may be secured. It is quite possible now that they have not been put to death, that Communist China may hope to find them useful as hostage trumps in a later game. Perhaps at Geneva, the Reds will try to play their hand by making inducements to release them if we make certain concessions. These persons seem to have no military value as most were students or missionaries. There has been little evidence of any brainwashing techniques, or direct torture used on them. However, the conditions in the Peking jail are not conducive to long life. In the bustle of the coming days, Mr. Dulles should not forget to include in his Geneva Conference agenda some attempts to secure the safe release of these Americans. — Portsmouth Star. More On Coffee It was bound to happen. And it has. Now some of the fuzzyheads are explaining how much better off the American housewife is, paying more than a dollar a pound for coffee, than some of the poor downtrodden here and there— who never had an uncracked cup to drink it. out of, for that matter. A Washington "source" supplies this comparative scale of prices per pound: Russia, $4.78; Romania, $6.47; Hungary. $13.54; Czechslovaki, $18.85, and Poland $45.45. Radio Free Europe assisted in gathering these figures, it is asserted. This would seem to be a good opening for the "we have to live with them, you know" boys to suggest that Stassen's global relief setup rush several million of tons of coffee behind the iron curtain. Weaken morale, and all that sort of thing.—Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call. SO THEY SAY We businessmen are talking too much about recession and doing too little to prevent it.—Department store owner Bernard Gimble. * * * We have tried to be fair in providing tax relief . . . for all our people. I believe we have suc- eeded in doing so.—Rep. Charles Halleck (R., Ir.d.). * * * The Free World faces many generation of fighting communism. Any idea that the Geneva Conference will change the cold war outlook or transform the communists' plan for world domination it outright fallacious.—Arthur Dean. 'Sure Rides Smooth! Peter Edson's Washington Column — New Foreign Economic Policy WASHINGTON—(NE A) — President Eisenhower dropped a blockbuster on Congress in his special message outlining a new Administration foreign economic policy. The body of the message reveals a 13-point program: Tariff reduction. Reorganization on GATT—the postwar, multilateral General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Customs simplification. Foreign investment incentives. Revision of the Buy America Act. A new policy on the import and domestic production of raw materials. Agriculture exports. Merchant marine policy. Encouragement of international travel. Foreign economic aid. Technical assistance for underdeveloped countries. East-West trade. Converta- bility of foreign currencies. Drafts of new bills to put into effect those parts of this foreign sconomic policy not already be- bre Congress in separate measures are now being prepared at the White House. So just what technicalities will be involved in ach field won't be known until the bills are introduced in Congress. In a special press briefing on the President's message, Clarence M. Randall, special consultant on foreign economic policy for the White House, tried to give the impression that these bills * - ould not be long nor complicated. He would nt say how many there would be. Mr. Randall, president of In- land Steel Co. in private life, was chairman of the Presidential-Con- gressional Commission which made the investigation and prepared the report on which the President's message was based. The President endorses this report and recommends to Congress most of its majority findings. Mr. Randall is rmaining as a White House consultant to supervise drafting of the bills to put the program into effect. He points out that three of the proposals are already before Congress in other pending legislation. These are customs simplification, tax incentives to encourage U. S. investment abroad, ami the encouragement of tourism through such things as increasing the duty- free allowance for tourist imports from $500 to $1000, twice a year. Mr. Randall declares that this leaves only two major problems for Congress to act on. One is extension of the reciprocal trade agreements program which expires on June 12. The other is revision of the so-called Buy America Act. In the pressure of all other unfinished business before Congress in this election year, the Administration will be lucky if it gets anything more than another simple extension of the Trade Agreements Act, without any of the complicated new amendments proposed. One wrong impression drawn from the Randall report was that it recommended, across-the-board tariff cuts. President Eisenhower now asks only for authority to make limited, gradual and selec- clause and peril point would be retained. Imports produced by foreign substandard labor would be curbed. Japan is promised special consideration because she is not a member of GATT. The proposed reorganization of GATT would make it a consultative body and give it congressional authorization it has not had. A Cabinet committee is said to be developing new metals and raw materials policy. A new TJ. S. mer- cahnt marine policy is also said to be in preparation. Both will seek to avoid indirect subsidies. Another special message on foreign aid and technical assistance is promised by the President. This means more time out for Congress. Two new guarantees to tr. S. investors abroad are proposed to protect them from loss through insurrection or war. The problems of East-West trade development and freer converta- bility of foreign currencies grow out of pending curtailment of U.S. foreign aid. The initiative on every move is to be left to the foreign government. But all in all, this message will probably not cause much joy in friendly foreign capitals. Many of the President's proposals are so complicated that time will be required to work them out. The President's message does not spell everything out in detail. the Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. D. Every year thousands of men and women have to submit to an operation for removal of the gall bladder. This may be due to the fact that stones are present in the gall bladder, or it can be because the wall or lining of the gall bladder becomes inflamed, producing pain, and other symptoms. Thousands more will presumably have to have their gall bladders removed over the coming year since the causes of infbr.iation of the gall bladder are not clearly understood and no good preventive measure is in sight. The gall bladder lies under the liver and ribs, on the right side of the body. It is shaped like a small pear, and is hollow. In the human body its principal function seems to be to store bile, a substance manufactured in the liver which is emptied into the intestines and is useful in digestion, particularly the digestion of fatty substances. U'hcn the bile does not flow freely germs can grow inside the gall bladder and other irritations and troubles can develop. In addition to the formation o:' stones in the gall bladder, it can become acutely or chronically inflamed. If the inflammation or infection comes on suddenly the condition is called acute cholecystitis. This is often accompanied by pain on the right side of the abdomen, which sometimes extend? through to the back, under the right shoulder blade. Nausea, vomiting, slight fever, and even swelling of the entire abdomen may follow a bout of pain. The area around the gall bladder is usually tender to touch. The chronic form of cholecys- titis has much the same symptoms as the acute variety but they are not so severe. Almost always there is some disturbance in the digestive tract and people always complain of a "full feeling," "giui ic stomach " or simil?.r vs^ue distress. Jaundice, or yellowness of the skin, is fairly common in the chronic variety but it does not become obvious until the condition has been present for some time. Sometimes, inflammation of the gall bladder can be alleviated by giving chemical substances b y mouth which stimulate the emptying of the gall bladder. This is not always successful, however, and when it is not, operation to remove the organ has to be seriously considered. In acute cases or where there > pus in the gall bladder, operation may have to be done promptly. In less severe cases it usually takes considerable study and thought to determine if an operation is necessary. hearts fairly quickly, but South would be able to draw trumps and discard his losing spade on one of dummy's high clubs. West should see this danger and therefore not lead another diamond at the third trick. Instead, West should lead a spade through dummy's queen. South cannot save himself against this defense. If he takes the spade finesse, East wins a spade trick immediately. West is bound to gain the lead with the ace of hearts in time to let East •JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOB! Written for NEA Service Watch Partner for 'Come-On' Signal - When your partner gives you a "come-on" signal, it is usually wise to honor his request. An exception to the rule is shown in today's hand. West opened the king of diamonds, and East began a signal by playing the nine of diamonds. West continued with the ace of diamonds, and noticed that his partner completed the "echo" with the four of diamonds. Most players would lead n third diamond in this situation, and the defense would go up in smoke. East would ruff the third diamond, to be sure, but then East would b eunable to attack the spade suit safely. West would get hi* ace oi NORTH 8 4AQ3 ¥95 * 852 4KJ1087 WEST (D) EAST 49872 4KJ105 V A 4 ¥862 * A K 7 6 3 * 9 4 4Q4 46532 SOUTH ¥ K Q J 10 7 3 4QJ10 4A9 Both sides vuL West Xorth East South 1 • Pass 14 2 ¥ 24 34 Pass 3 ¥ Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—f K ruff the third round of diamonds. If declarer tries to avoid the loss of a spade trick by playing the ace of spades at once and then going after the clubs, West can ruff the third round of clubs. He thus makes his small trump in exchange for a spade trick and can then lead a third round of diamonds in order to let his partner ruff. West can afford to postpone the diamond ruff because he has the ace of trumps and only two clubs. If trumps are led. West can take his ace quickly and thus give his partner a diamond ruff before his trumps are drawn. And because West has only two clubs, he can feel sure that South cannot gain discards in this suit before drawing trumps. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOtn-CNEA) — Exclusively Yours: Publicity wizards at U-I have instructed Piper Laurie to pipe down on the subject of David Schine. He's No. l in her life despite other romantic linkage. Some of her remarks on why he's in trouble would curl your wig. Inside reason why Marilyn Monroe ducked the press and enelsrs before she left for San Francisco, except for an appearance at the Photoplay Awards dinner, was a skin condition brought on by penicillin poisoning. Untold sidelights on Time magazine's Jack Webb profile: Four weeks of research went into scribe John Allen's yarn, but only a fraction of the material was printed. Julie London talked aplenty. Webb and Allen tangled when Allen reached Mr. Dragnet's mother on the phone by mistake. Allen had promised Webb not to talk to his mother until Webb had talked to her. I United States feeling in Venezuela ought to be heard by th« State Department ... Jean Parker, th* Liz Taylor of the '30's, is headed for a big movie comeback. Drama Coach Eda Edson is her mentor .. ."Battle Cry" on the Warner lot couldn't be more aptly tagged. Director Raoul Walsh is howling at the censors and shooting scenes despite them. Mrs. Gregory Peck is behind the career of handsome hat designer Bill Hawes, who started out as an actor. Blow to Technicolor: Kirk Douglas' new home, decorated by Fan* nie Brice's daughter, Frances Stark, is done in black and white. Mickey Rooney's bookkeeping accounts show that he's forked over $150,000 in back income taxes to Uncle Sugar and that he's even- steven with the tax department up to this year. Marlon Brando's now telling pals that he's going to Paris for a year to study painting . . . Norman Foster's readying a TV series for Jose Greco . . . Talking about an actor, Dorothy Shay flipped: "He's so conceited he even has the soles of his shoes moncgrammed—just in case he's carried out feet first." , . .Add apt names around Hollywood: Hugh Millity. Gary Cooper's reputation as the screen's least talkative hero— "Yup" Is a mouthful for him— takes a right to the chin in "Vera Crux." Coop tosses French around in a love scene with Denise Dar- EL. Aside to Charles Boyer: I wouldn't worry. Now it's two more big-screen processes—SuperPanatar and Pana vision. Already with us: Cinema- Scope, Vista Vision, SuperScope, MetroScope, Cosmorama and Cin- •rama. Isn't this thing getting out of hand? Especially since an old- fashioned flattie on an old-fashioned screen, "From Here to Eternity," won all those Oscars. Jack Carson's investing in his 20th oil well. The first 19 were duds and he says, "No other actor can make that statement.".. .Van- ssa Brown's been asked if she will step out of the Broadway company of "The Seven Year Itch" ong enough to play a limited west coast engagement of the hit as Red Skelton's costar. Bed asked for ler. Space patrol influence? A Hollywood theater flashed this typo- ;raphical marquee error: "Marian and Lewis." Old Classics never die—they just et CinemaScoped. MGM is plot- ing a musical version of "Robin Hood." . . . Inside on Columbia's ettlement with Gilda Gray is that Jew York lawyers of the studio approached her before the trial was to begin in Denver. If Gilda had insisted on going in with her lawsuit against the tudio for allegedly parallelling her ife story in "Gilda," Columbia vas planning to fight all the way o the Supreme Court. Gilda, who doesn't have much money in the ank, decided to accept the settlement. Hear about the Puerto Rican version of Danny Thomas' "Make Room for Daddy"? They call it "Make RUM for Daddy." James Mason about the English food dished up at the Fox <fc Hounds: "Even the Yorkshire pudding la served under Jaguar hubcaps." Sheree North is moaning low. The day after she was signed to a seven-year contract at Fox, the studio notified her that she was on her annual 12-week layoff. The blonde doll needs the money. /5 Years Ago In f fyffitvifJi G. G. Caudill and son, Garrard, and Joe Haaga and B. B. Goodman of Memphis left yesterday for Elgin, Texas, to attend the wedding of Miss Elizabeth Rivers of that city and John Caudill of Tulsa, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monoghan and daughters, Barbara and Rosemary, have gone to St. Louis for several days. Miss Nancy Kirshner and Miss Anita Stracke were guests of Mrs. Charles Langston when she entertained members of the ADC Club at a party at her home. VICIOUS CIRCLE — To avoid mistakes in this life it is necessary to acquire experience, but to acquire experience it is necessary to make mistakes. — Oklahoma City Oklahoman. A PESSIMIST is a woman driver who's sure shecan't park her car in a tight place. An optimist is a man who thinks she won't try. — Greeneville (Term.) Sun. Par amount's pulling: all wires to get Oscar Winner Audrey Hepburn ack on the lot after her Broadway ilay, "Ondine." But the British >roducers who share her contract on't budge—her next movie will for them. Abbe Lane's tales about anti- Aunt- Sally Peters says she can remember when lots of families were able to boast of ancestors who were strung up as horse thieves, but in these modern times the automobile has removed the possibility of even that slight distinction. Biblical Bit Answer to Previous Puzili ACROSS 1 First man 5 Patient man 6Seth's son 12 Large stout lizard 13 Poem 14 Son of Jacob 15 Italian city 16 Feminine nickname 17 Asseverate 18 Medieval Latin name for Scotland 20 Penetrates 22 College cheer 23 Female rabbit 24 Communion plate 27 Narrow inlet 28 Everybody 31 Rubber trees 32 Every 33 Pastry 34 Moor 35 Narrow aperture 36 Wheys of milk 37 With little, 55 Famous English school 56 Sediment 57 Father 58 Pause DOWN 1 Turkish leaders 2 Circular plate 3 Singing voice 21 He built the 36 Army man 4 Masters (Fr.) ark 5 He was 24 Slight gust swallowed by -5 Toward the 39 Golf mound 40 Contests of speed a whale 6 Harem room sheltered side 41 Made mistake 26 Oversee 7 Married man 27 Precipitation 8 Puff up 9 Granular snow 10 Above 11 Titles of courtesy 19 John (Gaelic) 28 Mimicker 29 Ridges on shells 42 High in stature 43 Wings- 44 Measure 46 Grafted (her.) 30 Wife of Jacob 47 God of love 32 Li fted 48 Mountain 35 Craftsman (Fr.) (comb, form) 51 Eggs multitudes 38 The Commandments 39 Biblical precept 40 Reverend (ab.) 41 Lamprey 42 Italian condiment 45 Jesus' mission was to mankind 49 Fish sauce SORodcy pinnacle 52 Nested boxes 53 Ttrdy 14 First woman

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