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Blytheville, Arkansas
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FOUB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 1,1954 THE BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TKB 'OOUlUkiR NKWB CO. . H. W. HAKES, Publisher •AJHIT IL HAINM, A*a*«Unt PubUtbK H, A. PRJCDRICK5ON Editor *AUL D. HUMAN, A<Wertiita« Manager •ol* National .Adrertiaing Representatives: Walla* Witmtr 0*. Ntw York. Chicago, Detroit. AU*nt*. Memphis. Entered aa second claw faatter at the poat- office at Blythevill*, Arkansas, under act of Con- treat, October I. 1*17. Member of The Aasociated Pre« SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any tuburban town where carrier service it maintained, 25e per week. By mall, within a radius of SO miles. $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mite tone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And the counsel of Ahitophel, which he coun- selled In those days, was as if a man had enquired at the oracle of God: so was all the counsel of AhJthophel both with David and with Absalom.— H Samiel 1C:2& • '•''•'• ' * * * Good counsels observed are chains to grace, which neglected, prove halters to strange undutl- ful children.—Puller. Barbs An Oklahoma man dislocated his jaw 13 times by yawning- We suggest he keep the TV set turned off. When the moon comes over the mountains, can th* revenaa agents be far behind? * * * Borne folks talk of gardens and mention "homegrown." Dad thinks it refers to what hi* aching back makes him do. To ««• is* human, bat too often the eraser wears e*t before the pencil. * * * Three fin trucks raced to a blaze in a fireman's house. Maybe he took some of his work home. Results Should Be Criterion In Judging Dul les' Action Seldom ha* President Eisenhower spoken more feelingly than when, in his speech to American publishers, he paid tribute to the diplomatic sMJIs of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. At Geneva, Dulles is presently engaged in what should be one of his toughest assignments. He must try to protect American interests in the Pacific, try to keep our foreign friendship warm, and try also to convince Congress back home that he is not selling us out to the Communists. As he has been well noted before, Dulles has pretty well scotched the early notion that he was destined to be a bum- bier in foreign affairs. Increasingly he has gained the confidence of friendly governments as he has worked with their diplomats in conference after conference. But there is still a feeling of hesitation toward Dulles in many of these quarters. And that doubt appears based largely on the fact that he is. to them, a new kind of diplomat—blunt-talking and stick-wielding. He has a tendency to strip away the niceties of diplomatic verbage and call a spade a spade. The inhabitants of some foreign offices find this startling, if not shocking. They are used to the gentle obscurities of diplomatic tradition. Dulles is a conservative man, but he is not a traditionalist in this sense. He wants to get things done. He believes that American find free world security will be better promoted by plain talk about our objectives, our lines of world defense and the like. He is thoroughly convinced that the reason the Communists last finally broke the truce deadlock on Korea last year was his unveiled warning that if they did not come to terms the war might be expanded to the Chinese mainland. And the secretary believes, too, that his frequent blunt words on Europe have served to curb Russian pressures, for they have given the Reds unmistakable evidence that we have drawn a firm line across the Continent. They can have no illusions about our response to any serious step over those bounds. Realistic free world diplomats have made a partial, adjustment to this new •peciet presonified by Dulles. Perhaps, feeling; the weight of long tradition on their shoulderi, they cannot be expected to go all the way with this innovations. But at least they should be sufficiently tolerant to be willing to judge Dul- Jet by the results Jie obtains—not by his *c*rturo from ok habit*. Voice from the Back Now A Neurin Bevan, leftist Laborite in Britain, has left the so-called "shadow cabinet," the high command of the minority Labor Party. He resigned in a huff over the British government's decision to consider a sort of Pacific NATO. His own party leader, Clement Atlee gave the British move only very qualified support. But evidently, even the faintest imitation that we might weigh some kind of united action against communism in the far East is more than Bevin can bear He is sure it will lead to general war, as many of his stripe were sure the European NATO would. Well, now Brother Bevin moves from the front Labor bench to the back, but we suspect his voice will carry as well from there. Views of Others Truth-Day The murder of an eight-year-old boy over a hundred years ago near Montello, Wisconsin, because he refused to tell a falsehood requested of him, is the subject of a proclamation by the mayor of that city and the erection early in May of a monument ( to the little fellow whose name, Emanuel Dannon. will be immortalized. We are living in an age where falsity appears frequently to have suffocated truth. But when we speak, of truth, it is necessary to have a plain understanding. There are a number of different classes of untruths. Some are wholly innocent. Many others lack any touch'of the vicious or the tricky. The untruth that really hurts is the deliberate falsehood designed to mislead people to their hurt and for other evil purposes. The theatre attraction "Nothing But the Truth" disclosed in a very laughable manner the constant embarrassment which all would face were they to insist upon speaking the truth just for its own sake and with out respect even to the harm It would do. A man says to another: "Do I look sick today?" Perhaps his friend might respond: "You look terrible". By so doing he answered with less cruelty if he handled the facts less harshly. There is punishable perjury and there is other perjury that is not punishable but may be Just as bad and villaneous in its effects as if declared under oath in a courtroom. Adults need little instruction upon the subject because most of them instinctively know when an untruth may be employed for a good purpose and when it should never be employed at all.—Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette. Typical Trumanism As a private citizen, Harry Truman can say anything he pleases, as he usually does. Nevertheless, the letter he sent to Senator Dennis Chavez congratulating him for his victory in the Senate investigation of the New Mexico election of 1952 seems a little more partaslan than is necessary for a man who should conduct himself with a certain dignity as a former President. Wrote Harry to "Dear Dennle": "1 was just as pleased as I imagine you were when I read in the paper this morning that you overwhelmingly defeated the counterfeit Mr. Hurley and made the Republicans eat dirt in the Senate." It was, unfortunately, on a partasan basis that the election investigation was conducted; and just as unfortunately, the vote in the Senate to reject the recommendation of the investigating committee was partasan on the other side. So perhaps Mr. Truman was just following through on the political partnership of the whole thing, but it does seem to us he could have approached it on a higher plane, which is obviously too much to ask of Harry Truman. —Carlsbad (N. M.) Current-Argus. Don't Go Too Far A general, according to recent item in the • press, has made a standing offer of $100 to the first guy who busts a soldier formerly connected with the Joe-Must-Go McCarthy entourage in • the nose, presumably on general (no pun intended) principles. Then comes a sergeant, seasoned in the service of his country, who has announced his willingness to give $200 to the first person to bust the general in the beezer. This sort of bidding, it seems to me, is likely to get someone hurt before it is over, either in the nose or in the pocketbook. For example, think of the premiums that might accure for assault and battery on second lieutenants. Or, for that matter, think how much cash might ride on a straight left to the sneezer of the junior Senator himself. As long as this sort of thing is confined to mili- tray and political circles the rest of us can sit back and enjoy the fun but should it spill over into the civilian ranks the implications are frightening.—Atlanta Journal. If he (Senator McCarthy) will make the charges (against me) without senatorial immunity, I will guarantee a lawsuit that he will not be able to stop. — H. Struve Hensel. * * * I am better equipped than Miss Monroe and Miss Russell. I have much more than . . . you know, of everything. — Simone Silva, British actress. » * * Whatever the President (Eisenhower) thought we had to do fin Indochina), I'd go along,—Sen. Lester Hunt (D., Wyo.). 'Mind if I Have Equal Breathing Time?'' Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Ptter tdson's Washington Column — Schine s Conduct Good at Camp; Horse Spills Treasury Secretary WASHINGTON — (NEA) — It's entirely possible, though not likely that the much-publicized U. S. Army Private G. David Schine could be assigned to guarding the President of the United States. Pvt. Schine is now stationed at Camp Gordon, Ga. This is only a few miles from Augusta, where Ike plays golf. Pvt. Schine is a base military policeman. MP's from Camp Gordon are frequently assigned to helping the Secret Service guard the President. Reports from Camp Gordon indi- ate that he is turning out to be a good soldier. He hasn't asked for or received a single special favor since being assigned to Camp Gordon. Although Schine drove a fancy ad before he was drafted, he now drives .a beat-up old Chewy. Lots of other men at the camp drive ar snazzier cars. That bad spill which Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey took while horseback riding at his Mentor, Ohio, farm, Easter weekend, probably saved h i s daughter, Mrs. Royal Firman, Jr.. roin an even worse accident. Mrs. Firman had wanted to ride the three-year-old named Big Trim. But 'her dad felt that the :olt was not sufficiently trained to be safe, and decided to break him in a little more himself. A mile from the house, the colt reared, lost balance and fell with the rider. As the horse scrambled :o get up, one hoof struck Mr. Humphrey about six inches above the left ankle. He was able to remount, however, and rode back with blood splattered all over his clothes. Two stitches had to be taken in his leg. He returned to Washington on crutches. That intriguing black patch which burly new Budget Director Rowland R. Hughes wears over his right eye covers an infection, not an injury. At National City Bank in New York, where Mr. Hughes has worked since the day he was graduated from Brown University, it is explained that the infection set iri about two years ago and has not responded to treatment. But even with this handicap, Budget Director'Hughes is said to be a sharper man on a column of figures than most men with normal vision. That's what made him a natural choice to succeed Detroit Banker Joseph M. Dodge, when he resigned as head of the Budget Bureau. Defense Secretary C. E. Wilson is having a difficult time getting away from the Pentagon long enough to make an extended trip through the Far East. He hasn't been to the Orient since his pre- inauguration trip with President Eisenhower. Says Secretary Wilson, philosophically: "I'm abiding by that old military maxim which says you must secure your headquarters first, and attend to your outpost afterwards." It will take the U. S. State Department about six months to comply with a request for information on all international agreements entered into by the U. S. from 1943 to 1954 which have an effect on internal law. The request was made by senate Republican leader William F. Knowland of California. There are about 1500 of these agreements—1300 made since the end of the war. Every one must be examined by a lawyer competent to judge if it has effect on U. S. Federal or state laws. The examination was begun in February. It won't be concluded till August. That could mean no action on the George sub for the Bricker amendment until next year. United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold came to Washington for his first appearance before the National Press Club and proved to be a nimble evader of embarrassing questions. Capital reporters threw him a lot of fast curves like, "Is there any hope of ending the Arab-Israeli conflict?"—which he ducked entirely—and "Is there more to be gained or lost by admitting Communist China to the United Nations?" On this latter question Secretary Hammarskjold answered for both sides of the argument. He said it doesn't make sense to reduce the United Nations club to like-minded members only. On the other hand, he wouldn't say that everyone was entitled to membership, and Communist China had not met requirements for membership. On the touchy question of subversive activities by members of the UN staff, the secretary-general said he has found no evidence of subversion, but if he did find anyone guilty of subversion, that person would not be retained. the Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. What is evidently a common and by .a fungus which enters the body distressing complaint is perspira- either by being breathed in or tion having a bad ordor. Sometimes this appears to be located principally in the armpits, sometimes in the feet and sometimes elsewhere. Today's first letter is an example. Q—My son and I both have excessive perspiration of the feet, which has a bad odor. We have tried many different foot powders without satisfaction. Have you any suggestions? Mrs. S. W. A—Some foods like onion or garlic and a few medicines m?.y be excreted in the sweat and give it an offensive odor. The general health may occasionally affect the local perspiration. More commonly, perhaps, the perspiration sin certain plcaes | serves as a good spot for the growth of certain germs which decompose the sweat or oil secreted from the glands of the skin, causing it to have an offensive odor. Perhaps the most useful measure to combat this process are through a scratch. The disease is particularly frequent in southern California, but is present through most of the southwest and may be spreading eastward. It may cause no symptoms whatever but it also produces fever, headache, chills, backache, cough and other signs of infection in some cases. Recovery is usually rapid and complete. Q—What harm (if any) does grapefruit do to a person with a bad heart and hardening of the arteries ?Reader. A—No harm at all so far as I know. Q—I have a daughter who drives to work teaching school every day. In cold weather the ends of her fingers turn white when she is driving. What could cause this? Mrs. C.. ' A—This sounds as though your When the hand was actually played in the recent tournament for the Vanderbilt Cup, however, Eugene Davidson of New York found himself in Ehe quite normal but very difficult contract of four hearts, j West opened the king of clubs, and Davidson allowed him to hold the trick. The queen of clubs was led next, and declarer won in dummy with the ace. The contract looked pretty hopeless, since apparently South was doomed to lose two clubs, a diamond, and a spade, even if the spade finesse succeeded. Gene made- his contract, however, by HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Hollywood on TV: : Parlor matchmakers who want Susan McNamara to marry Peter Sands can stop dreaming. There's not a gnost of a chance that Ann Sothern and Don Porter will be more than boss and hired help to each other in ''Private Secretary." The fan mail urging Don to take Ann "until death do us part" has Chertok like an avalanche that got cut out of "Conquest of Everest," but it's Don's tip that it win never happen. "We've had all sorts of conferences about it," he told me, "But we feel it would limit us and hurt the show's format. We can't take chances because the public wants me to fall in love with Ann." To appease dolls who want to know why Don doesn't chase Ann around a desk, scripters have promised him that "I can be mildly wolfish on next season's shows." THE VENDETTA between Eloise McElhone and comic Henry Morgan is a New York-to-Hollywood buzz. An incident on the final frame of "Leave It to the Girls" is responsible for the chill. 'SARAH CHURCHILL has notified producer-director Albert McCleery that she will return to Hallmark Playhouse next Septerri- ber. She'll be at her famous father's side when he receives the Order of the Garter in May. JAMES CRAIG, once a big-name at MGM, joins the ranks of TV gun-toters in a filmed series titled "The Western.". . .Go figure out Marlene Dietrich. She just said no to a network offer that would have paid her $40,000 for just two minutes on a live show. A SERIES of half-hour programs for the kiddies based on the Book of Knowledge is on the film planning boards. Carl Dudley and Richard Goldstone have acquired the TV rights from the Grolier Society. . .Pat O'Brien finally signed the contracts with Hal Roach, Jr., making him a TV permanent as the star of "Parole Chief." RONALD COLMAN'S plunge into TV as the star of the telever- sion of Halls of Ivy doesn't mean that he's dropped his earlier plan to produce The Somerset Maugham Theater. He will be a partner in the dramatic series, but it will be actively produced by associates. NO DECISION will be made on future "Meet Mr. McNutley" episodes until Ray Milland and his family return from Europe late this summer. When the star left Hollywood, h i s wordage about more comedy capers was on the negative side. of "The 0'Henry Theater.** WHERE THERE'S sagebrush opera, there will always be a Novak. Joe Novak is cameraman on Roy Rogers' telefilm episodes. His sister, Eva Novak, was Tom Mix's leading lady and another sister, Jane Novak, was William S. Hart'» costar. A DD TH E NAME of Preston Foster to the long list of movie stars who turned down Martin Kane before Mark Stevens stepped into the role. Says Foster, now starring in his own filmed series, "Waterfront": "The money was fabulous but I refused to do live television." THERE'S UNFILMED drama behind Stanley Kramer's re-issue of "The Men," with big-name billing for Jack Webb, who didn't make the marquees the first time around. It all happened lon^ before Dray- net and Webb's agent moved heaven and earth to get him a role nit the film at a $500 a week salary. Later, when Kramer's palatial Hollywood home was up for sale, Webb dropped by with a real estate agent, looked no farther than the living room, and wrote out a check to Kramer for $125,000. I MOGENE COCA'S due to become a permanent resident of Hollywood. Her solo comedy series, "Midge," will be filmed in movie- town, with movie writer Ed Beloin at the typewriter. Tala Birell, the German model who was given a Garbo build-up in Hollywood in the late '30s ,is helping stage G.I. shows with the Army's special service in Germany .. .Tom Neal, who made all those headlines with Barbara Payton, is said to have joined the Evanston, HI., police force. 75 Y9*rs Ago In I/yt/»«v///< Mrs. Baker Wilson and daughter, Jane, formerly of here and now of Somerville, Term., have arrived to spend several days visiting friends here. Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe and son, Jimmie, will leave next week for California where they will spend a month. Mrs. Toby Long and daughter, Sandra, have arrived home from Sikeston, Mo., where they have been visiting for several days. FIPI D'ORSAY is telling pals that "Fie, Fie Fifi," shot as a Pepsi-Cola Theater offering, is actually the springboard for 39 more based on the character of a woman who operates a matrimonial agency. A NEW YORK producer is mulling O'Henry's "Alias Jimmy Valentine" as a series. The big reason why the O'Henry estate wrote it into the contract with Hollywood producers Gross-Krasne is that Jimmy can't be used as a character in the telefilm edition ing another club, since this would give declarer a ruff and a sluff. Hence West likewise had to return a spade, permitting declarer to play low from the dummy and win ii his own hand with the ten of spades. Having thus avoided the loss of a spade trick, Davidson icored a well-earned game. We are told that we owe It to ourselves to be successful. After that we owe it to the Bureau of Internal Revenue.— Butler tGa.) Herald. It has been said "No one should put any faith in a rabbit's foot but a rabbit."—Chattanooga News- Free Press. CNEA9 It's a funny thing, says Willie Oakes, how some women are able to read restaurant menus in French just as well as English, but never seem to understand the difference between the high and low-priced items an any language. c erta i n aluminum preparations j daughter had some spasm of the which are present in most of the j arteries in her fingers. She should commercial deodorants sold in ! be examined by a physician with drugstores. It appears that the effect of these products is to slow the action of the germs and perhaps have some chemical effect on the products present. There are other preparations sometimes used, but most of them are fairly strong and should be employed only under the direction of the physician or skin specialist. In very severe cases X-ray treatments are sometim/s used but these must be given with the greatest of care. the possibility of Raynaud's Disease in mind. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Keen Analysis Wins Tough Hand Today's hand would have produced a fairly easy game at three ley fever and describe the symp- j no-trump. South would need only a toms. Mrs. R.R. ! successful spade finesse for this A—This disease is known by sev- j contract, winning two spades, five eral different names and is caused ' hearU, and the other two acea. Q—Please give the cause of val- NORTH 1 AAQ8 VQ10763 4 J10 *A85 EAST 49763 V82 +KQ973 + KQJ93 464 SOUTH (D) 41052 VAKJ94 WEST *KJ4 ¥5 • 8652 41072 North-South vul. South Weft North EM* 1 ¥ Past 3 ¥ Pas« 4* Pan Pass Pan Opening lead — 4 K catching first one opponent and then the other in an end play. After drawing two rounds of trumps, declarer took the ace of diamonds and led a low diamor.V East had to win the second diamond with the queen and had to choose between a diamond and a spade return. A diamond return would obviously allow declarer to gain by a ruff and a discard, so East returned the three of spades. South played low, and West was obliged to play the jack of spades in order to force out dummy's queen. Now declarer led dummy's la?t club, throwing West into the lead. West could not get safely by lead- Iranian Incursion Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Capital of Iran is — 7 It lies between the rivers Indus and 5 Malt drink 6 Sea nymph 7 Plowman 8 Fish 9 Obtain 10 Ratio 11 Passage in the 13 Interstice 12 ^ ered 14 Form a notion l9Epistle(gb) 15 «edcap 21 steeples 30 Sea eag]e 43 Trims off lb Missive _ 22 Occupant 31 Bamboohke branches 17 Compass point 23 King of Pylos grass 45 Top of the H E R 9 (J P A i_ f R 1 M O V A l_ r» E T E K E T e T • N s 1M T * 1 C E * O N C H ////. O O R & 9 A N (y 7'% \ SJ (• R. M A L. e E o i_ c? 6 K M 1 l_ !_ 1 * * M ••id/. • * £ E N E e T c E 1st £ & 1 N G & n R. N E R A N y s * * P e A A R E A !» A N G P R 1 N/ A T 1 O o IS C E R E N O R O Q ™1 E T E E D F L> O e A N e w 18 Lamprey 20 Before 21 Salary 25 Swallowed eagerly 28 Peruser 32 Violently 53 Look fixedly $4 Feminine appellation 35 Coat with tin-lead alloy 86 Notch 38 Classified 39 Hoarders 41 It has the richest single • field in existence 44 Be sick 45 Light touch 48 Embellishes 51 Crescent- shaped 54 Reiterate 55 Puffs up 56 Indian antelopes 57 Creeping DOWN 1 Bugle call 2 God of love 3 M *'•'* plai 24 Instruments 37 Browns bread head for stamping with heat 46 Solar disk dates 38 Vendor 47 Trial 25 Abuse (India) 40 Oriental 49 Biblical name 26 Ukrainian measure 50 Diminutive oj city 41 Rowing Nancy 27 Praise implements 52 Rubber tree 29 Short barb 42 Notion 53 Short sleep iz.

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