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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 25, 1953
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PAGE EIGHT ,?: (ARK.V COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, 'AUG. 25, 19BS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIBR NEWS CO. H. W. RAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINB8, Assistant Publish* A. A. FREDR1CKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sols National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detiolt. Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the poit- oflice at BlythevlUe, Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 9. 1917. SUBSCRIPTION BATES: By carrier in the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service U maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.00 per vear $250 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by maU outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations Not for any injustice In mine hands: also n>T prayer Is pure. — Job 16:17. * * * If you do not wish for His Kingdom, don't pray for it, but if you do, you must do more than pray for it, you must work for it. - John Ruskin. Barbs Bootleg booze was found by police in a hearse In Tennessee. Don't try to tell us it died of old age! * * * Why do people ro to a lot of trouble when keeplnt »way from H would make life much more pleasant. * • * Polka dot ties are popular this summer, but some men continue to spot their own. > * « « Maybe It'i too hot for you, but think of the people at the race tracks who r> «•*» w 1 * 11 th * heats. * . * * It's well that the boss isn't as ignorant as his employees think he Is. Harmony in Congress Not Altogether Selfless There can be no question that the 1954 campaign for control of Congress is already under way. Both major parties are hard at it. So far, naturally, the argument revolves around what the 83rd Congress accomplished. The Republicans, in command of both houses, paint a glowing picture of achievement. The Democrats not only belittle the record; they contend that what little was done was made, possible only through strong Democratic support. Let's take a look at these opposition contentions first. Later on we can examine the GOP declarations. The record of Senate and House votes demonstrates conclusively that the Democrats did indeed provide the Eisenhower administration with decisive aid on many occasions. It would require complete cynicism to deny that much of this assistance was lent to the President's programs because the Democratic supporters genuinely believed in them. No doubt many do hold such beliefs. Moreover, evidence is strong that many of these men want the United States to have an efective government. With both houses held so narrowly by the GOP, the Democrats were aware that heavy opposition from them would spell stalemate and inaction. Yet it would be unwise to assume, therefore, that the Democrats were uniformly high-minded fellows, acting from the noblest of motives. The fact is, they are still quite sensitive to the practical aspects of the situation, But practical politics dictates pretty much the same course. For one thing, many of the programs voted on this year are essentially those drafted and carried out under two Democratic presidents. Most Democrats voted for them. They cannot now vote against them without reversing themselves and appearing to repudiate Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Truman. For another, the Democrats remember that the Republican strategy of vehement opposition to nearly all Roosevelt- Truman programs paid slim political dividends for 20 years. They seem bent on more selective bombardment of majority party targets. Thirdly, the Democrats know that Mr. Eisenhower is at the very peak of his popularity in the country. They can imagine that it might be'political suicide to attack him personally or get too far from the policies he espouses. Some hints are abroad that certain Democrats might even try to run next year on the President's coattailg. It is no disparagement of Democratic cooperation to serve the national interest to point out that Democrats, like Republicans, are still alert to the tactics of their trade. Gen. Omar Bradley: A Soldier's Soldier He looked a lot like a professor, and • he certainly sounded like one. Yet he was a "soldier's soldier." And no man of the stature of Gen. Omar Bradley can move of the American military stage without drawing the full measure of applause he merits. He was the GI's soldier because he showed deep concern for the lives of his troops in battle. He was the generals' soldier because he won crucial battles, because he met and conquered the enemy's best. In World War II he began as leader of the Army's Second Corps in the campaigns in North Africa and Sicily. At Normandy on D-Day, 1044, he took the First Army ashore. Later, as commander of all Army ground forces in France, he managed the St. Lo break-through which opened the way to the lightning liberation of the French. His reputation as a master of field strategy and tactics grew as he carried his armies through the shock of the Battle of the Bulge, across the Rhine and into the German heartland for the final triumph. After brief postwar service as head of the Veterans Administration, Bradley moved in as the first chairman of the newly created Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this post he served his country ably and unstintingly, while the currents of many controversies swirled about him. Through it all Bradley maintained his dignity and integrity. Bradley was a fine general. But he was more. He was a man of character, and it was this which made him stand out. whether on the fields of France or in" the corridors of official Washington. Views of Others Soft Snap Editors of weekly newspapers in the South do not cotton to the bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont) permitting weeklies to suspend publications for two weeks ench year without losing second-class mailing privileges. No vacation? "Heck no," snys an Alabama editor, speaking for the craft in a survey conducted by the United Press. "Any community that can do without a newspaper for two weeks might find itself nble'to do without it altogether," echoes a Georgian. Frankly, we're not surprised. As every weekly editor knows, the job is a snap, soft-like. All a weekly proprietor has to do is write the copy and headlines, compile the obituaries, cover the high school football team, dig up a column ol personals, case all the civic clubs, and be careful not to leave out the doings of the sewing circles. Then he sells all the display ads, writes the copy, pulls the proof, takes the want ads over the phone, keeps the books, pays the bills, checks the exchanges, orders the paper, oils the press, nnd sweeps out the shop. Then, if he is lucky to have a sober linotype operator, all he has to do is read the proofs, make up the pages, run the press, address the wrappers, and tote the edition over to the postoffice. All of this leaves for speaking to clubs, leading the Red Cross, meeting visitors, going to prayer meeting, advising the mayor, sitting on the school board, attending press meetings, making out tax returns, and of course worrying about business. When these is no business to worry about, there is always something else. A two weeks' vacation? Heck, no. He never had it so good. At some time in his variegated career, we suspect, Mike Mansfield used to hang around weekly shops in the mine fields of Montana. So maybe he is kidding. So maybe we are, too. — Ashevitte iN.C.) Citizen. SO THEY SAY Who says the age of miracles is past? Imagine a government commission with Herbert Hoover and Jim Farley both on it. — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. * * • Water Department superintendent Karl Fuss says it's the truth. When the city shut off water recently for a few minutes, four persons rushed to City Hall nnd paid their water bills. — Mattoon (111.) Journal-Gazette. * * * Pome In Which A Small Paean Of Praise Is Chirped Versus The Outdoor Life 1 . I am a hnppy indoor man Sans chigger bite or coat of tan. — Atlanta Journal. * * * Did you ever see n small town that wasn't proud of its big traffic jam? — Ashcville (N.C.) Citizen. * * * Television is Just beginning in some European countries and broadcasts In the Netherlands are only for three hours a week, which Is not much longer than "a word trom our sponsor" takes over here. — Lexington Herald. "Well, Driver! That Was a Short Trip" Peter Edson's Washington Column—' Oppenheimer Guesses Soviets 4 Years Behind in Atom Race fcter Edson WASHINGTON — (NBA)— Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study and the man who was in charge of build- Ing the first atomic bombs at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in 1945, gives as his own "casual, perhaps too rough guess" that Soviet Kus- sia is about four years behind the U. S. in the development of atomic munitions. Writing in "Foreign Affairs," Dr. Oppenheimer declares further, "I -hink that the scale of their opera- Jons is about half as big as ours vas" four years ago. Applying this guess to the development of the hydrogen bomb is hinted by Soviet Premier Oeor- M. Malenkov, Russia is about where the United States was in January, 1950, when President Trunan announced that this country voulci proceed with development if the H-bomb. In other words, in 1950 U. S. scientists hnd a pretty good idea that he H-bomb could be built, but they ladn't started to build the $1.4 bil- ion Savannah River plant, and they intln't made nny 1951 and 1852 tests at Eniwetok. UN Dues As the United Nations General Assembly reconvenes in New York or its special session on the Ko- •ean armistice and peace conference, it is revealed that as of Aug. ", only 15 of the 60 member na- lons have paid their 1953 clues in nil to the world organization .The United states,, which pays 35 per cent of the UN budget of $48 mil- Ion, is one of the 15 that has paid up. The largest amount owed was :hat of Soviet Russia, nearly $3 million in arrears. The smallest imount owed is Burma's $8000. The iecond largest balance due is Na- ionalist Chlna'° $2.4 million for his year. China Is also behind on ts assessments for 1951 and 1952. Ten other counties owe for last ear, nnd four are still behind on heir 1951 payments. Bed Terror Dr. You Chan Yang, Korean ambassador to the United states, nakes a general disclaimer that troclties committed against Amer- can nnd other United Nations prisoners of war were the work of North Koreans. "I should like to point out that these savages are not Koreans except in physical appearance," says the peppery ambassador. "They are second generation descendants of Koreans who fled Into Siberia at the time of the Japanese occupation, and they have been indoctrinated with communism since birth." Dr. Yang also declares that the original North Korean army was destroyed by General Douglas MacArthur's forces, and the civilian population of North Korea has been subjected since 1945 to the usual tactics of the "terror treatment courses" given such people by the Soviet system. Korean Rebuilding The U. S. Army is going to use American troops to help rebuild battered South Korea, but it won't be manual labor by ground troops and it will be combined with vigorous .technical training for Idle troops. Communications outfits, for instance, instead of stringing wires and then tearing them down as in a normal training maneuver; will actually work at rebuilding South Korea's telephone system. The same plan will also be applied to Army's dorps of Engineers. They will start rebuilding some of South Korea's battered roads, bridges, and railroads, just as though they were in training. Port companies will also work on restoring the badly damaged South Korean harbor and dock facilities. But the plan is to have South Koreans do all of the actual labor, with U. S. troops providing technical supervision and know-how. One problem which hasn't been settled yet is how to pay for the permanent equipment given to South Korea. The Army can't use up its own equipment which might be sorely needed later If combat is resumed. The Army also wants to show some budget savings as a result of the end of hostilities. The present plan is to take equipment costs out of the $200 million Congress allowed the President to transfer from military funds for Korean rehabilitation. Bankers in Washington President Dwlght D. Eisenhower's administration Isn't just a team of businessmen—it's also a team of bankers. This was reported by the American Bankers Association, which will hold its annual convention in Washington in September, for the first time since the depression year of 1934. As proof of its statement, A.B.A. lists these bank directors holding high office in the Republican administration: Secretary of Navy Robert B. Anderson of Dallas, Tex. Deputy Secretary of Treasury W. Randolph Burgess of New York. Administrative Assistant to the President Robert Cutler of Boston. Director of the Budget Joseph M. Dodge of Detroit. Indian Commissioner Glenn L. Emmons of Gallup, N. Mex. Undersecretary of Treasury Marion B. Folsom of New York. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower, John A. Hannah of Detroit. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey of Cleveland. Special Counsel to the President Thomas E. Stephens, New York. Civil Service Commission Chairman Philip Young of New York. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs Samuel C. Waugh of Omaha. They Like It Hot Washingtonlans are learning not to mop their brows and not to do any complaining about the capital's famous summer weather in front of Secretary of Agriculture and Mrs. Ezra Taft Benson. This cabinet couple think the Washington climate is so mild they're actually bragging about it to their friends back home In Bait Lake City. Mrs. Benson simply reminds Washingtonian summer sufferers that Utah is rated as second hottest state in the Union this year. Washington? It's wonderful. New Jap Fleet Japanese radio broadcasts have revealed that out of 500 who have applied for commissions in the new Japanese Coastal Safety Corps- Coast Guard—some 300 are former Japanese Navy officers and a third of this number held high rank. Among the applicants is Capt. Tsurayuki Hashimoto, former commander of the Jap submarine IGO 58, which the Japanese eay sank a U. S. cruiser carrying an A-bomb. Another is the former Commander Tadashi Nakajima, founder of the Kamikaze corps of suicide pilots. Still another was Commander Takeji Ueno, an Imperial Headquarters staff officer. Since the Japanese Constitution prohibits the country from having a Navy, this Coastal Defense Corps is being built up as a new, first line sea frontier defense force for the islands. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. ITrKtec for NBA Serrlc* "Please discuss worms in children," writes Mrs. M. T. "I know a three-year-old child who passes worms about 12 inches long and as around as a pencil. What causes them? What kind are they and what can you do for them?" This Is a large order requested by Mrs. T, There are many kinds of worms that can become established in the digestive tract of children—and grownups tno—and almost all of them are caused by swallowing the efigs, or larvae, of the parasites In contaminated food. It is,' however, impossible to tell which particular kind ot parasite Is present in the three-year-old child. Its exact nature can only be determined by examining it with a magnifying glass ot some kind or « microscope. All of these Intestinal worms »re rcnlly small animals. Many, If not most of them, cnn live only p»rt of their lives In a human body, and spend the rest of the time In varying forms In the ground, In the bodies of lower animals, or elsewhere. Perhaps the most likely possibility In the child mentioned by Mrs. T. Is a tapeworm, of which there are several varieties. This is lilcely to be somewhat flattened rather than round, but parasites of this family are widespread throughout the world and have to be considered If worms are expelled with the waste or a child Is not doing well for some not-too-obvious reason. Tapeworms enter the body In food which is contaminated and Insufficiently cooked to destroy the parasites. In »ome cases, like that of the beef tapeworm, both the fully grown form of the parasite and the larva, or young form, can become established In the human intestinal passageways. The tapeworm ha» a head which hooks onto the wall of the Intestines »nd then grows "sections" which form ft sort of ttil. The particular kind of parasite can be Identified by finding these sections—or the eggs—In the waste. They have characteristic and different apptaranc- es when viewed under the microscope. Drugs Poison Worm So far as treatment is concerned the problem is to loosen the head and get rid of it. This involves poisoning the parasite without poisoning the person. It is a delicate job, but there are several drugs which do this fairly well though they may have to be given more than once. Sometimes one drug has to be substituted for another. Part'of the trouble which people h»ve In ridding themselves of tapeworms undoubtedly comes from the fact that they reinfect themselves or get some parasites from other 1 members of the household. Careful washing of the hands and sanitary methods of handling and cooking the food will reduce this danger. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Always Profit By Fott' Errors By OSWALD JACOBT WrIMen for NEA Service I'm «orry to lay that there w»s something wrong with both the bidding «nd the pl»y of tht band Erskine Jokmon IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— Quys and Dolls: "What's all the talk about the new Deborah Kerr? That's not really true. It's Just that Deborah Kerr had a break." The British-born redhead on the subject of her sizzling performance as Karen Holmes In the film version of James Jones' army saga, "Prom Here to Eternity." people have accused Deborah of being cold but she tells It: "I was cold—the parts were. All Hollywood let me play were pure, sweet, virginal, crystal-clear, dull heroines. I've said, 'Lord Cecil, don't leave me' so" many times. shown today. Since everybody at the table was an experienced player, however, the mistakes are quite instructive. South's opening bid of one heart after two passes -was . reasonable enough. He would not have opened the bidding as dealer or as second hand, but it was a good lead-director after two passes. The double &nd the redouble were sound eaough, and East had a normal response of two diamonds over the redouble. With a sound opening bid, South would have passed at his second turn. North's redouble stated: "I have a good hand, partner. Let the next bid come around to me because I may be able to double it." By failing to heed this request, South hoped to indicate that he had a good heart suit but a hand that was ill-equipped for defense. Once South haa shown a good, strong heart suit there was no reason for North to show his spades. He should have raised to three hearts, thus giving his partner the chance to play the hand either at game or at the nlne-trlfk level. South wasn't sure that it was safe to pass three spades (it wasn't, since a heart lead at an early NORTH (D) »KQ10»S« IS WES* 472 VAKS • J1094 *A10»1 ' BAST *ASSS «M #K876J +7.54 SOUTH *J VQJ1098J + 881 Neither lide vul : North Eut Solid Welt Pass Pass IV Double Redbl.' 2 * 2V 3 * 3* Pass 4V Double Pass Pass Pass Opening lead — 1 1 stage would give the defenders a heart ruff in addition to their four top tricks, and therefore South bid four hearts. West promptly doubled and the fat was in the fire — or should have been. West opened the Jack of diamonds, East put up the king, and South won with the ace. South led a low diamond and ruffed in dummy, and promptly returned a low spade from the dummy. East wondered miserably whether or not to put up the ace of spades and finally decided to play low on the theory that his partner needed at least three spades for the takeout double. Hence South won with the jack of spades and could now afford to give up" two hearts and a club, making his unsound contract. East should have played his ace of spades even though he expected South to ruff It. There would never be a later chance to make a spade trick. Even if South were able to ruff the first spade, 8e would then have an additional club and would be unable to get rid of all of his clubs in time. How can you get any sex or leel- Ing Into parts like that?" Despite printed reports that shi has re-signed with MGM for m picture a year, she denies that she'i anything but free as the wind after she completes a season on Broadway in "Tea and Sympathy." Deborah's reason for cutting studio ties: "I can't take a chance after 'From Here to Eternity.' I can't spoil that..I .hope I can get the kind of parts people haven't thought of me being in before. I hope I've bridged the whole thing. Of course, I'm a very skeptical creature. Everybody who's seen the picture talks about a whole new career for me. "But I never believe anything till somebody takes a mallet and hit* me over the head." NO MORE SCIENTISTS RICHARD CARLSON doesn't have anything against Dr. Einstein, but he's notified his agent to turn down all film offers in which he would have to play a physicist, a nuclear scientist or an expert on flying saucers. With four science-fiction flickers in a row. Dick's saying: "I've had it. I don't want to be typed as a scientist. For a while, they called me every time a wronged husband part came along. Now the minute there's an earnest young scientist, they tag me. It's not funny." Dick directed his last science flicker,' 'Riders to thi Stars," but he won't be on the DeMille side of the camera for the rest of the year. Carmen Miranda's popping hti^ eyes about being asked to star ilP Italian films a la Anna Magnani with a sweater, a tight skirt and a cigaret dangling from her lips. The offers poured in after the Brazilian doll wowed 'em in Rome during a European concert tour, but she doesn't see herself as a dramatic star blowing smoke mto the face of a Vittorio Gassman. "Honee, weedout de turban ees not Carmen Miranda," she flashed it. "Take away de pine-happles and de bananas, w'at you got? Pipples See HOLLYWOOD on Page U 15 Years Ago In Blytheville — Among those in Memphis last night to hear Buddy Rogers orchestra play at the Peabody were: Misses Patty Shane, Martha Ann Lynch, Virginia Martin, Mary Blanche Oay, Mary Virginia Cutler, Jenny Wren Dillahunty and Sara .*> Little; J. T. Sudbury, Jimmie B^L wards, R. A. Nelson, Henry Davis, Clarence Webb, Faris McCalla, Toler Buchanan and George Dillahunty. U. S. Branson, Jr., will return tomorrow from the University of. Ar- ] kansas where he has spent the sum- • mer working on his master's degree. Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf of Osceo- | la gave a bridge party yesterday at her home on Highway 61 for 70 | bridge players and tea guests. Willie Oakes is quiet and retiring but, like many other people, he knows of a lot of enjoy-^ •able trouble he could get into if he just had the time and could afford it. Screen Actress Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Screen actress, Adams 6 Her legal name,is May Adams 11 Makes a speech 13 Withdraw. 14 She is one of the screen starlets 15 Bloodlessness 16 Powerful explosive 17 Unusual 19 Prohibit 20 Wooer 55 German state 56 Fat DOWN 1 Shakes abruptly 2 Planet 3 Opposed to former 4 Follower 5 Roman bronze 6 Diminutive of 23 Mend Benjamin 25 Forefather 7 Summer (Fr.) 27 Shift 8 Cut wood 9 Tribulations 10 Periods 01 time 12 Cease 23 Units ot reluctance ( 24 Theatrical signs 26 Ranters 28 Noise 30 Fiber knolf 31 Age 32 Afternoon social event 33 Doctrines 36 Disencumbers 39 Seasoning 40 Charged atom 42 Decays 44 Eucharistie wine vessel 45 Swimming is on h«r hobbies 46 Burmese-wood sprite 47 Wlckerworfc material 90 Dispassionate 93 Air raid alarms 94 Corinthian ^ coin 21 Rat 41 Promontory 43 Cubic meter 48 Transposes 29 Countries (ab.) 33 Mexican ilish 49 Goddess of 34 Puffs up infatuation 36 Male child 51 Eastern 37 Give theater of 38 Says operations 39 Feminine (ab.j appellation 53 Flatfish Br

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