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fiMtOUl BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1954 IKC BLTTHEVILLE COURIER NEW1 IBB OOGRltR NKW1 OCX H. W HAimES, Publisher JUKRY A MAIN!*, Aifimnl PuMiflbv A. A, fft«aciCK>N Mltor PAOL D. HUMAH, AdTtrttot Manager iote Mfctionil AdttrUitec »tpr«natative«: Wtllaoe Witmer Co* Mf w York, Ofakftgo. Detroit, Alkntt, Ifemphto. •atered M eeoond C!MI Matter *t tbt poet- efltiM at Blytbevllle, Arkansa*, under act of Con- October I, 1117. SUBSCRIPTION RATBS: By carrier in the city of Blythtvtlle or any suburban town when carrier tenrloe 10 maintained. 3Se per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $$.00 per year, $2.50 for itx months, tlJS for three months: ty mail otttsid* SO mile «MM, IIIJO par year payable In advance. Meditations There fere tfevs Mlth the t«ri Ooi anU them: BehoM, I, «Y*» t wtU Jiitfc betweeft the fat cattle and betwtea the lean e*ttle._lieldel M:M. . : • '• • * * We neither know nor Judge ourselves; others may judge, but cannot know us. Ood alone Judges and know! us^Wilkie Coilihi. Barbs It's a shame that a mirror doesn't let you see yourself as Other's See ydu. * * * The latest chHd woader-~how lofif until vaca- tkw? * n * » wouldn't be quite so bad being in society if you didn't have to sic around looking borefl. * * » A doctor say* the aterafe life o? a wo- An4, fteifif pedestrians, so have the wo- * * * The same slogan now is as appropriate for the home garden as for government bonds—dig. Honor Our Living Shield, As Well as Honored Dead This is the first MeiriOri&l Say since 1950 when Americans soldiers Wfcrt not actively engaged in combat. But there are still thousands Of soldiers in Korea as in many other danger 4 points, Arid we must remember them. They are living, fiot dead. But because they are where they are* it is possible there may be fewer dead in the years to come. So every American soldiei* who stands a post of fleshes out a platoon anywhere overseas deserves to be Memorialized today. These inert are the physical reassurance, the visible embodiment of America's resolve to stand with all free nations against any threat to liberty. Their presence ori friendly foreign soil heartens the others who must join in any successful effort to ward off the common foe. And their •presence, side with other men in arms, is America's' own guard and comfdrt in a bitterly hostile world. In this modern military age, a country's defensive frontiers are not its own national boundaries. They have not been for a long time. All our military experts place America's protective frontiers in EuroDe. in Africa, and on the fringes of the Pacific- Asiatic rim. We must all hope that the old slogan, "Don't send our boys to dte on foreign shores/' will by now have lost all its force in domestic politics. For it has no link with the military realities. We pray that our young men shall not have to die in new wars, big wars or small. But for them to do the vital sentinel duty that mty prevent another carnage. They could not prevent it if they stood instead in California and Texas and Minnesota and Mane and New York and the Carolinas. Remember them in their outposts. The shield they give give us is the one shield we must have. dictate major decisions in the lift of tht member countries. Membership in international organizations which have so such power to enforce their decisions is not participation in world government. The United Nations is not a world government. Its decisions for action have only the force that the member nations give them. The UN cannot compel us to muster a single platoon of soldiers if we do not want to. Five major countries even have the power to veto decisions in the crucial UN Security Council. Neither the United States nor any other government of consequence on this earth has any noticeable desire to create a true world government. Nor is there any sizeable sentiment for such a course among: the respective populations. To be sure, there are advocates of world government here and elsewhere, but their influence is small and their 'power virtually nonexistent. If one imagined for a moment that the reverse was true in America and world government advocates were strong, then what about people in France and Britain and some of the others? All one has to do is read what they say about us to realize that they don't have any more wish to enter a binding organization with America than we do with them. Some who raise the alarm contend world government could be "slipped over on us" by persons in this country and Out who are plotting it. By whom and in what way? It was argued in debate on the Brieker amendment that 200 treaties were pefiding In the UN which could seriously affect America's internal life. Cen- ful searchers found 12—not 200—treaties "in Work," arid there isn't the slightest Chance" any could be "slipped over" on us,.even if we assumed any might be harmful The drily really powerful friends of world government are in the Kremlin. And it seems pretty clear we are all on guard against them. Until it is demonstrated that some body important besides Communist conquers want world government, we ought to worry about more tangible fears. Views of Others Fear of 'World Government 7 Is Just a Waste of Energy One of the great alarms raised in some quarters these days is that some form of world government may be foisted on us "when we are not looking," We Americans have many legitimate fears in this troubled age, but .this must be put down as just about the emptiest imaginable. There is about as much chance today for world government in this country or any other as there is that Adolph Hitler it alivt and leading a trifc* of African htad-hunttrt. By world government Is meant here i supra-national authority with power to The Typical Shareholders A survey made by one of the nation's largest businesses constitutes an answer to those who think most stockholders are wealthy or at least well-to-do. This company sent a questionnaire to its 280,066 shareholders, and the remarkably high number of 140,066 answered. The replies showed that 65 percent of them had annual incomes less than $5,066 each "Yet", the company's annual report pointed out, "this 56 per cent of the stockholders, whose average incofrie was a little less than $2,866, owned 37 percent of the shares." It is also noteworthy that the dividends paid to these stockholders represented nearly eight per cent of their total income, which was almost four times as great as the the proportion in the case of stockholders with incomes in excess of $5,606. It is the people of small and medium incomes who will gain the most from the proposal, made by President Eisenhower, that the existing double taxation of dividend iricornes be moderately reduced, in the tax message, the president also mafl« this noteworthy observation: "The average Investment needed to buy the tools and facilities to give one of our people a Job runs about $8.060 to $10,000. The more we can encourage savings And investment, the more prdsperous will be 160,000 American citizens." Encouraging more people to become share- owners in American enterprise is one of the best possible ways to protect and strengthen our system and free institutions.—Greenwood (.Miss.) Comfiicnwealth. We Shall presist in our efforts to negotiate (with Russia) in relation to Germany. Austria, Korea, Indochina and atomic energy.—Secretary of State Dullee. * * * I doubt if there is anything uglier in the world than a midwestern city.—Architect Prank Lloyd Wright. * * * At far as the minority (Democrats) is concerned the door to legitimate cooperation (on foreign policy) is wide open ... I do not think thta any one party has a monopoly on loyalty and devotion to the country.-—Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon Johnson (Tex.). # * * There are a lot of easier thing* to do than F>y baseball in the Army.—Pvt. Billy Martin, ex- Yankee. » * * We mutt realize that the gulf between the conventional high explosive bomb in use at tht end of the war with Germany on the one hand, and the atomic bomb used against Japan on the other, ic smaller than the gulf developing between that bomb (the A-bomb) and the hydrogen born*.—Britain* air Winston Churchill. Consecration Ptfer ft/son's Washington Column — Welcome on Washington Visit WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Su- Dfeme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren 'Was just about. the only ligh-rankiftg Republican in Washington who gave ex-President Har•y Truman everj a nod on his recent visit to Washington. Accompanied by a couple of his knockout daughters, the Chief Jus- ice showed up at a reception in lonor of Truman's 70th birthday. They got a warm welcome from ,he Truman farriily. There was a story and a reason Behind this act of courtesy. When /resident Truman' went to San Francisco for the sighing of the apanese peace treaty in 1951, Governor Warren, as executive lead of the host state, made the listdiriafy call to pay hife respects o the President of the United itates. The visit came just as 'resident Truman, his personal taff afid California Democratic Dolitical leaders were sitting down to lunch. That didn't faze Harry Truman in the least. He invited Governor Warrert in, introduced him all around, made a place for him at the table and insisted that he sit down and eat with them. "He didn't have to do that," the governor said in telling about it later. "He's a nice guy." This act of warm friendliness made an impression on Warren. His birthday call on the ex- President in Washington was simply his own gracious way of returning the courtesy. It just shows that politicians can be gentlemen at times—if they're gentlemen to begin with. Gal reporters in the Washington press corps got no answer when they asked, the other day, what the First Lady was wearing to the White House reception that evening. Social Secretary Mary Jane Mc- 1 Cafffee allowed that Mrs. Eisen- 1 hower hadn't made up her mind. The reporters understood perfectly how that was and didn't press the point. For an 8-p. m. state dinner or a 9 p, m. reception, Secretary McCaffree explained later to one fashion reflbrtei-, Mrs. Eisenhower might choose her dress in the morning, or maybe not till afternoon. In fact, like any woman in this country, she has be£n known to make up her mind in the morning—and change it in the afternoon. Washington Fairy Story — Once upon a time there were two people who had lunch together and durirjg the whole meal they never mentioned the Army - McCarthy hearings. Henry Wallace will love this. Remember how they beat the former Secretary of Agriculture and Vice President over the head when he dared to suggest that the xvorld would be a lot better place if every family could be sure of one quart of milk a day? This was labeled as Henry's crazy idea for giving away milk to the Hottentots. It became a symbol of the New Deal giveaway and a political campaign issue. Well, Republican Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson has now announced that studies are being made on the feasibility of establishing milk reconstitution plants in Asia. The idea is to build up a market for surplus U. S. nonfat milk solids and other dairy products. Each of the plants would cost from $200,000 to $500,000 and would provide a market for Up to a million pounds of dry milk solids a year. Mixed with water, they would make 40,000 to 80;000 quarts of milk a day. The milk could even be made into ice cream. So Walla *-'s proposal has now been topped. The GOP version is not milk for the Hottentots but "Ice Cream for the Asiatics." Helping to dedicate a new portion of the frieze of historical scenes in the rotunda of the capitol, Vice President Richard M. Nixon said he felt that "Most of the members of the House and Senate are so busy with their official duties that we do not know as much about the capitol building as we should." The Vice President then confessed that, "Some day I should like to take time to join a guided tour ,of visitors and really find out something about this capitol." Speaker of the House Joe Martin topped this one with a story about a senator whom he did not name but whose wealth, he said, "could be counted in millions. "He acted as a guide one day for a wandering lady tourist," Speaker Martin* related, "and he explained the capitol so well that the lady visitor rewarded him with a 25-cent tip." He thanked her profusely, according, to the Speaker, then pocketed the quarter to save the lady embarrassment. He never told her that her guide was either a senator or a millionaire. Erskne Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA) —Exclusively Yours: There's a custody showdown pending between Dan Dailey and his recently remarried, ex, Liz. Dan, devoted to his six- year-old son, is being polite about it, but he'll stand pat on his demands for three months a year with the boy now that Liz is settling down in Kansas. Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, in "The Lady and the Lumberjack," is on the planning boards at Fox. That's box-office magic on any siie screen. Marlene Dietrich's due any day to disucss the lead in "Black Widow." She's nixed several movie offers, including the lead with Burt Lancaster in "Vera Cruz." . . .George Raft shelved his nightclub act and told the two dolls who were going to hoof with him to find other jobs. STEVE COCHRAN, who doesn't want to play another heavy, nixed a menace role opposite Ava Gardner in MGM's "Lbye Me or Leave Me.". . .How David Schine will take it, I wouldn't be knowing, but Piper Laurie is having her own love trial with Kirk Douglas. An did British movie, "Secret P e o p 1 e," now making the TV rounds, has Audrey Hepburn and Simone Silva playing bit roles. Silva's the doll who peeled while Bob Mitchum reeled. . .Joan Bennett will star in Walter Wariger's "Mother. Sir." The reconciled Wah- gers will film the comedy in Japan. All about an American wife married to an officer stationed in Nippon. There's a Buzz that Yolande Don- Ian, the U. S. chorine who became a movie star in London, will do a June Haver. Friends expected her to enter a convent months ago. BETTE DAVIS was asked to play the role that Mercedes Mc- Gambridge eventually drew with Joan Crawford in "Johnny Guitar." What Bette said about the idea can't be printed. fair. She'll play the Rosalind Russell role. . -The Elaine Stewart- Dr. Ben Platt linkage doesn't add to more than a few points above zero. Her real heart is a top movie executive. Fred A 11 e n's autobiography, "From Year to Year," hits the bookstalls in November. Hollywood's gulping over the claim of Bennle Berger, an independent theater chain owner from Minneapolis, that 90 per cent of U. S. film theaters would go broke if they didn't sell popcorn and candy. Betty Hutton and Charles O'Cur- ran are considering a reconciliation. . .Milton Berle is a candidate for the Nathan Detroit role in the movie version of "Guys and Dolls" . . .Edward G. Robinson, Jr.. just bowed in as a Los Angeles radio disk jockey. Latest telefilm entry from Hollywood—"Nobel Prize—Benefit of Mankind." The films will trace achievements of Nobel Prize winners. . .Leslie Caron's balking at more "Lili" type roles. She wants to live it up as a siren. - - -The Ritz Brothers are rehearsing a new act for a cross-country tour. More nioney than in TV, they say. JACKIE G1EASON canceled his Hollywood summer vacation plans. He checks into a hospital for surgery after his June 26th show. Hollywood censors lowered the boom on Eva Gabor's cleavage in "Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl." All colse -upso fsva Eum-'s tard-plaster region are being scis- sored out of the footage. The Max Guilford with his Hornburg in the political ring, as a candidate for the California state senate, is the husband of actress Ann Gwynne. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P JORDAN. M D. Written for NEA Service Everyone is agreed that medicine has made great strides and can do more for people than ever before. However, there are a good many things which are still not possible Q—I recently had some X-rays taken which revealed a stone about the size of a bird's egg in my urinary bladder. Can this be dissolved by medication or removed any way except by operation? G.D. A—There is no livelihood that this can be dissolved by any medicine which can be given you. It can be removed by operation and in some caaes it can be crushed where it lies in the urinary bladder and removed in small bits without cutting. Q—Could you tell me if there is any proven medicine which helps in causing pregnancy? Mrs. J. . A—There is not. be closely watched. Q—Would you please discuss a hypochondriac? Reader, j A—A hypochondriac is a person • suifering from hypochondriasis, an abnormal anxiety about one's j health. It is a state of mind to be avoided. I could reasonably expect. He t u Tefore accepted the slam invitation. ..ost opened the king of clubs, and I won with the singleton ace. What was the correct play of this trump combination? Should I take the ace of trumps and lead another trump to the dummy? Should I begin by leading a low trump towards dummy's queen? Should I get to dummy with a IMOGENE COCA has a date in Dallas, Tex.. Aug. 23 to star in "Wonderful Town" at the state king, cashed the jack of diamonds to discard my losing spade, and then led dummy's queen of hearts. East played low with a quiver, but I nevertheless finessed. The finesse held and therefore rriy slam contract was assured. The reason for this line of play is that West can hardly afford to play a low trump at the first trick if he has only K-x. When East wins the first trick with the jack •and then follows suit with a low trump, it is safe to assume that East also has the king of trumps. This plan of play succeeds if West has any singleton or doubleton and also if West has any triple- ton except K-x-x. Other plans depend on good guesswork as well as on good play. In adopting my recommended line of play, however. South should lead the lowest possible card for the finesse (the eight rather than the ten). This tends to conceal fro mWest that South may have a finesse in mind. If West suspected a finesse, he might play low with K-x. Olivia de Havilland's long-promised, movie return will be in "That Lady," about to be filmed in Spain. The story has a 15th century Spanish court background. ..Donald O'Connor will star in U-I's musical, "Spring Song," originally announced for Tony Curtis. Curtis will make up his mind about more tunefiims after the release of "Three Gobs in Paris." Paramount's going WAY back to find, story material for the screen. First a remake of the old movie hit, "The Covered Wagon," and then a. film version of the 1924 Broadway sensation, Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms." 75 Years Ago In Blythcvill Patty Ann Green has gone to Sehffield. Ala., where she is visiting her roomate at St. Agnes School in Memphis, Elizabeth Jane Mills. Lloyd Blomeyer is the first student 'in the history of the Blytheville Junior High School to ever win all three awards made at commencement. He was presented the social science, English and mathematics medals. Joe Bill McHaney, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McHaney. will serve as president of the student council of the city high school for the term. 1939^1940, it was announced. This is the time of year when husbands still claim the kitchen ! garden as their own, but wives' begin to listen for the first ref- : erence to "our" 4 garden and ap-, Deals for help with the hoeinsf. i Q—I see many people walking in the streets who are constantly wiping their eyes because they seem to be watering too much. Can you discuss this? E. B. A—In many people the eyes will water for a variety of reasons:: Emotions ,like sadness or joy. may cause crying; changes of temperature, bright sunlight, irritating dust or other substances in the air also often lead to excessive watering of the eyes. Perhaps in your area there is something in th.e atmosphere from smoke or fumes which cause an unusually large proportion of people to hive watering of the eyes. Q—I have an umbilical hernia and I am also pregnant. Will this harm the baby in any way? Mrs. J. K. A—The baby will not be harmed, to* the hernia to MM mother ihould Q—Can you tell me what is the cause, of lack of pigment in my arms, hands, legs, .feet and under my eyes? Is there anything I can do about it? S. R. A—This is probably the condition known as leukoderrna or viti- ligo. Its cause is not known, but i nsorne there may be an inherited predisposition. Occasionally loss of skin pigment results from some special circumstance of exposure to chemical substances so that a diagnosis is probably desirable. Medical treatments have not been particularly succesful. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Written for NEA Service By OSWALD JACOBY Tourney /$ Place To Find Challenge , The tournament now being held in New York City reminds me of a. hand that I played in a New York tournament Just about a year ago. The hand presents a neat problem in the proper play of the trump suit. I liked the south hand well enough to make a slam try even tVough my partner's first response had bfien only two no-trump. Wingate Bixby, my partner, properly NORTH K 4875 • KJ8 4109763 WEST EAST 4 Q 10 9 2 4 J 6 4 ¥3 VKJ7 • 107632 4954 4KQ5 4J842 SOUTH (D) 4AK3 VA 10 98652 *A Neither side vul. Sooth West North E*ct 2V Pass 2 N.T. Pass 3 V Pass 4 V Pass 4 N.T. Pass 6V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—• K diamond and lead a trump to xvards my hand? If so, which trump? The "right" play depends on how the missing four trumps are divided. The problem is to find a line of play that works against most of the combinations. My solution, which I suggest as Italian Boot Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Capital of 54 Heed 55 Note in Guide's scale kind of combination, was to lead the eight of hearts from my hand towards the dummy. When West played low, I played dummy's low trump East won with the jack of hearts, of course, and returned a club. I ruffed, entered dummy by cash ig the ace of diamonds and over decided that he held far more than talcing the <uioen with dummy't this nation's important crops 8 Italian island of Napoleon's exile 12 Harem rooms 13 Aerial (comb, form) 14 "King of beasts" , 15 Noises 16 Doctrine 17 Euphemistic oath 18 Flouts 20 Form a notion 22 Born 23 Correlative of neither 24 Build 27 Writing tool 28 Roulette bet 31 Demolish 32 Employ 33 Worthless table scrap 34 Wrongdoing 35 Heart 37 Musical quality 38 City in The Netherlands 39 Exist 40 Bar legally 41 Community In Italy's Piedmont province 43 Priority (prefix) 41 Lurch 46 Ensnare 50 Prognostic 51 Cblr.ir.ed "57 Augments 58 Salt 59 Hardens DOWN 1 Units of length 2 Chief god of the Eddas 3 Horse's neck hairs 4 Perfume 5 Elevate 6 Affirmative 7 Type of fur (pl.) 8 Church official 11 Poker stake 19 Soak flax 21 Completed 24 Gaelic 25 Incursion 36 Citrus fruits grown in Italy 37 African flies 40 Sea eagle 41 Curves 9 Monetary unit29 Italian river of Italy 30 Pace 10 Water vessel 35 Solicitude 26 Domestic slave42 Flow»r part 27 Chaste 43 Torpo* 28 A map of Italy 44 Among looks like a 45 Cleave 47 Be borne 48 Mine entrance 49 Fondles 52 Palm ieaf B 1 *r IT Kr IB"

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