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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 10, 1954
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FACE 1IGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1954 TH£ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWI TMB OOU1UX1I MXWS OO. H. W HAlNtt, FublUaer ZABRY A HAIN1B, AJiitUnt PuOUllMT A. A. fRIDRICKSON Editor PAUL U HUMAN. Advertiaint iUn*f«r •ok National AdwrtUtaf Wtllact Witmer Co., H«w York. Chicago. Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Bntertd ai second da* natter at th* pent- office at BlytheYille, ArkansM, undar act of Con- October t, 1117 Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in tht city of Blytherill* or an; suburban town trher* carrier atrrtoa is main- taln*d, 25« per «reek. By mail within a radius of M mile*, 16.06 per jtar, $3.50 for six months, $1.35 for three months; by mail outside 5t mite tone, 112.50 p«r rear payable In adrance. Meditations And, when he was come near, h« beheld the IB* wept ovtr it. — Luke 19:41. * * * Tears are the softening showers which cause the seed of heaven to spring up in the human heart. — Walter Scott. Barbs A mother in Missouri has Just had her tenth boy. That sounds a lot like raising a rough house. * * * If you can keep smiling long enough, before long yon will have enough to keep smiling about. * * * A Judge says that the happiest homes are those with little things running around the house. He doesn't mean faucets. . » * * How can people look pleasant when poring for Hurt cost J15 a dosen? * ¥ * Weekends are like Christmas. They come around again before you can pay the bills for the last one. Case of Dr. Oppenheimer Is a Tough One for AEC No one could envy the Atomic Energy Commission its task of reviewing the complex findings of a special board of the loyalty and security status of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, top atomic scientist. The job is fraught with difficulti- « •*• ~i ^^ The three-man board found Oppenheimer loyal and he should not have further security clearance. In theory, at least, it is not necessarily contradictory to find a man loyal but a bad security risk. For instance a man can be loyal but a poor risk if he has relatives behind the Iron Curtain which would make him liable to pressure. Many critics of the report on Oppenheimer insist, how ever, that in his case the findings are contradictory. Why did the board decide he should not have clearance? His Communist associations of the late thirties and early forties are an old story, previously gone into by other examiners at least as competent as the present board. The only thing new here was that the board learned Oppenheimer had continued one or two of these associations into more recent times. But since they were not grounds for barring him from secret work when they were far wider and more active, how are they now ? The answer is simply that the board is operating under new and more rigid security regulations than existed earlier. Clearly the board felt the weight of these restrictions in all its very careful deliberations. It seems to have been influenced, too, by what it said was a lack of candor on Oppenheimer's part, and a notion that the scientist was somewhat arrogant in deciding with whom he could safely associate. ' The AEC must now determine whether a man is a securtiy risk who insists on clinging to certain possibly dubious association* and yet, on this board's own declaration, is the very model of discretion in keeping his nation's secrets. If there is any contradiction, it would appear to be here. As for the board's statement that v the H-bomb project might have been more rapidly advanced if Oppenheimer, who opposed it, had shown more ''enthu- iiagm" for it,' the outsider can only bt mystified. The board seems to be condemning Oppenheimer because he later proved to be wrong. But when the government hires scientist! to advise it, surely it does not exp*ct them all to agree on the wisdom of fMiibility of particular projects. And if they should disagree with a project later approved and found effective, why •hould thty to upttUd to show tnthu- •iasm? Obviously, in the board's own view, such a lack of enthusiasm proves nothing about a man's loyalty. Just how does it affect his security status? Oppenheimer is an advser to the government. If the government thought his advice bad, why not just drop him? Trying to measure the quality of his advice in security terms is pretty tricky. All these matters the AEC must now review, in a case that is a test not only of Oppenheimer is an adviser to the gov- system whch attempts to gauge the suitability of such men for vital government work. Pol itics Cripples Trade Pact Evidently President Eisenhower has reconciled himself to the fact that he cannot this year get more than the customary one-year extension of the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act. He has asked for a measure extending the reciprocal authority for three years, and granting hm as well further discreationary powers in the adjustment of tariff rates. The bill set forth the major recommendations of the President's commission on foreign trade, which studied the problem for several months. The principal reason the White House House proposals have been aside, at at least until next session, is that they are regarded-as sure to precipitate a bitter fight within the Republican Party between high and low tariff factions. In this year, party leaders on Capitol Hill and elsewhere believe they cannot afford to widen the schism that already is plaguing the party in other ways. VIEWS OF OTHERS Why Not Be Sane? The Gazette does not blame President Eisenhower for getting a little riled when a Southern newspaperman asked him Wednesday if he had any advice to Southerners as to the Supreme Court's decision barring segregation in the schools. Dispatches did not reveal the identity of his questioner. Nor are we suprised that the President passed a compliment to Governor Jimmy Byrnes of South Carolina for his sane and conservative comment when he learned of the decision. It is considered opinion of this newspaper that great harm and no good can come from reckless and offhand comments by Southrners or Northerners or Westerners on this subject. If our people would simply sit still and let and when to put it into efect can be worked out a little time pass, we feel sure that the details of by men o the statesmanlike stature of which there are still some left. Coming into the Soutn, as Ed Murrow proposes to do, and intervening high school classes, PTA groups and individual citizens this soon after the decision was made can not, in our opinion, result in anything good for the general advancement of better relationship between the races. Most everybody, in the South as well as elsewhere, felt we are sure that such a decision was inevitable. At the same time there are sane ways of working out the solution of "when and how". It may be two to five years ye before the Supreme Court actually decides those questions. In the meantime all of us can contribute to a safe and sane attitude by going about our regular vocations and refraining from too much discussion, on radio, in the newspapers or as individuals on this delicate question.—Gastonia (.N. C.) Gazette. Tree Farming Pays Tree farming has become an increasing addition to agriculture in some states with increasing planting of tree seedlings. What is a tree farm? It is described as an area of privately-owned, taxpaying woodland given over to perpetual growing of forest crops. An Arkansas tree farmer took his father's advice, "Treat the trees right; some day they will become the most valuable crop a farmer can grow." This farmer, one of Arkansas' 5.000-plus certified ones, followed the advice and today says that "Timber is just like money in the bank." Tree farming is being done in other areas. Long Leaf pine burrs are picked up in some part* of Florida and sold by the bushel for planting. While considerable tree planting is being done in South Carolina, as may be seen from roadsides, there is still great, unused opportunity.—Rock Hill (S. C.) Evening Herald. SO THEY SAY As was anticipated by Prof. (Albert) Einstein some years ago, the development of the "hydrogen and cobalt bomb has brought the extermination of human life on earth within the range of technical possibility. — Physicist C. F. Powell. * # * Whenever the United Nations, especially the United States, is in need of our boys in defending the course of democracy anywhere in Asia, our boys and our officers will oe happy to serve. — South Korean President Syngman Rhee. * * * I expect that court (U. S. Supreme Court) to knock down every principle affecting the White and Negro races, including laws against miscegenation (intermarriage). — Georgia's Governor Always in the Rough IL* aU}r? FS, <*£?* Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Tax-Exempt Foundations Probe ® Called One-Sided and Distorted WASHINGTON—CNE A) While the Army-McCarthy hearings were in recess, the best show in Washington was a House of Representatives* special committee investigation of tax-exempt, educational and philanthropic foundations. The $500 million Ford Foundation has been in the spotlight for the opening acts. But Carnegie, Rockefeller. Guggenheim and other big foundations are likely to be is over. It is being emceed by Rep. B. Carroll Reece (R., Tenn.) with a $115,000 expense account. It doesn't have the Dragnet suspense or the TV oomph of the Senate free-for-all. But it has developed a little sex interest. This was dragged in by charges that the two famous Kinsey reports were financed in part by grants from Rockefeller Foundation. " For anyone who can get a sadistic pleasure out of seeing Republican philanthropists beat over the head — the rich Republicans who put over $7 billion worth of assets into these foundations—Representative Reece's act offers good clean fun. As a sideshow attraction, there is sport in watching a liberal young Democrat on the committee. Rep. Wayne L. Hays of Ohio, defending these rich Republicans from attack by their poorer GOP Colleagues. The fact that these foundations are tax exempt gives the Congress a legitimate right to inquire into their activities. But the type of investigation which the Reece committee staff, under Counsel Renee A. Wormser, has so far conducted is considered by the foundation directors as a one-sided, distorted and untrue view of what they have been doing. This whole business started last July when Representative Reece made a speech demanding a congressional investigation of foundations. There is a well-founded suspicion that the original motive was political. Representative Reece is a former GOP National Committee chairman. He had supported the late Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio for the GOP presidential nomination in 1952. After the Chicago convention there was considerable bitterness against Paul Hoffman, who had taken leave of the Ford Foundation to organize the Eisenhower nomination campaign. The open charge made against all foundations in general and the Ford Foundation in particular was that they were "using their resources for un-American and subversive activities, for political purposes, propaganda, or attempts to influence legislation." In October, 1953, however, the charges of subversion were sub- ordinat^d. It was announced that they had been looked into, and there was little there. The Reece committee took a new tack. This was rev&led when the committee hearings opened and Norman Dodd, its director of research, presented his report on six months of study. It intimated the existence of a gigantic conspiracy on the part of the leaders of American education, the foundations and the federal government to internationalize U. S. thinking and direct it toward the social sciences. What emerged was a set of charges regarded as utterly fantastic by the foundation represen- tatives who have been observing the hearings. In brief, the charges seem to boil down to this: Changes in the U. S. educational system in the last 50 years have been un-American. These changes of the foundation trustees who have spent their millions in ways and for purposes never intended by the donors. The "cartel" of organizations financed by such grants and alleged to have put this over include: The American Council of Learned Societies, National Research Council, American Council on Education, National Education Association (founded 1857), etc., supplemented by such others as the Parent-Teacher Associations and National Council of Churches. All have, of course, been considered so eminently respectable as to be viewed as reactionary by progressives. The new and particular villain of the plot, however, seems to be the Fund for the Advancement of Education. It was formed only three years ago with a grant of $55 million from Ford Foundation. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD—(NEA) — Hollywood on TV: Television's new accent on big-name movie stars for live drama this fall will spark the year's biggest head-on clash between two networks and BIO sponsor dough. The new Chrysler Hour on CBS- TV and the old favorite, Lux Video Theater, moved to NBC-TV, will compete for home viewers on the same night. With both shows originating here, it's prestige for West Coast TV, big loot for film stars and further proof that Hollywood's headed for the TV capital title. Comic Paul Gilbert's new crew haircut, for a movie sailor role, gets its video premiere on the sum : mer Comedy Hour. Explains Paul: "I'm not a success In Hollywood yet. I can't afford a toupee." Reissue of "Gone With the Wind" inspired an idea for a Hallmark Playhouse teleplay based on the life of the late Margaret Mitchell, the author. Carla Balenda, who writes when she isn't emoting — she's Mickey Rooney's costar in his upcoming "Hey, Mulligan" series—wrote to Margaret's brother, Steve, for an okay. Mitchell replied that he didn't know whether he could stop a TV biography of a famous person, but made a successful plea to Carla to drop the project. sings, 'How are you fixed for popcorn?' " Maria Palmer, one of the better dramatic emoters, costars with Charles Boyer in a forthcoming Four Star Playhouse . .. Anthony Quinn can star in a TV seriea about Mexican bandit Pancho Villa if he says the word. He's thinking it over. ALAN 1TOUNG, explaining why he's changing his TV personality for his new on-film shows: "I started out as a mildly milk-toast kind of character. But to fit comedy situations, the writers made me more and more cowardly until the audience lost all identification with me. This time I'll be reserved and shy, but not completely without backbone." POLITE SPONSOR dept.: General Electric nixed the lines, "If .ou don't treat me right I'll take the gas pipe," from a Joan Davis' "I Married Joan" script. Didn't even suggest electrocution. Ex-star Shirley Ross, who helped Bob Hope make "Thanks for the Memory" famous in his first Paramount filmusical, has her own private thanks for the memory. She's co-owner of the "Beulah" TV and radio show—willed to her by her late husband, Agent Ken Dolan. The long, long green stuff earned by the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz movie, "The Long, Long Trailer," means more big screen films featuring TV stars. Theaters are yelling for 'em. Alhough Producer Alex Gottlieb is only in the final stages of clos- ng a deal with Stu Erwin and June Collyer for a movie version of their show, theaters are bidding for first-run dates. Same thing is happening at Warners where 'Dragnet" is about to be released. It's the beginning, not the end, that's important in TV. The theory belongs to David Victor and Herb Little, Jr., now writing the Fireside Theater films. They argue: "Let the audience down in the first five minutes and they'll switch stations. Win an audience in the beginning and the ending will come naturally and be believable. Switch endings just don't come off in television." Marilyn Monroe in TV might change their minds. Okay, so it's a switch jotee. Dewey Martin writes pals that theaters in Paris advertise: "Imported American Fifty francs per bag." 75 Years Ago In Blythevilli Mrs. Eunice Young who recently moved into one of the Ingram. Apartments was surprised with a housewarming shower Monday "night. The informal party attended by 20 of her friends was arranged by Miss Mable Hogan and Miss Jessie Strite. Floyd A. White is in St. Loui* for a few days attending to business. Jack Webb has returned to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he will attend summer school. JERRY LEWIS humor at a move party: "I'd like you to meet my partner. Dean Martin, whose talent is exceeded only by his alimony." selective research and experimental projects to improve and further deveop formal education. Chairman of the fund is Frank W. Abrams, for many years head of Standard Oil of New Jersey. Others on the fund's board include Roy Larsen of Time, Philip Reed of General Electric, Paul Mellon and Owen J. Roberts, former Supreme Court Justice. None of these nor any other foundation officials have as yet been requested to testify and tell their side of the story. the Doctor Says- By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M D. Written for NEA Service Correspondents frequently ask me for a discussion of fibrositis, a rather vague and often quite painful disorder. At the present time, perhaps the best way to describe fibrositis is to call it a kind of rheumatism which attacks particularly the soft tissues, such as the muscles, ligaments and others lying under the skin, rather than the joints themselves, as is the case in arthritis. Fibrositis can hardly be considered a single disease, however, since sometimes it involves only certain areas, and at other times it is pretty widespread over the body. Generally speaking, it causes pain and aching, soreness when the affected part is moved, and often a certain degree of stiffness. intestines, perhaps a liquid or soft diet is in order. Other treatments depend on what appears to be the cause or causes and what can be done for it or them. The shoulder and lower portion of the back, the neck, the tissues around the. large joints, and the chest wall are common locations. Pain is almost always present, but the bidding. Joe's opening bid of Eyebrows are going up over Jane and Goodman Ace's separate- ways "design for living. While Goodman was in Hollywood with Milton 3erle, Jane was not with him as per usual. Let's call them "Uneasy Aces.' With the Rocky Marciano-Ezzard Charles fight due for theater television, TV Guide's Ollie Crawford says: "Theater TV has no commer- :cails, but a guy comes out and could win four diamonds, two hearts, and only two clubs. When East got in with the queen of clubs, he promptly led the queen of spades through declarer's king. The rest was misery. Joe should, of course, have made his contract. When the queen of hearts held the second trick, Joe should have finessed the jack of clubs instead of repeating the heart finesse. If the club finesse lost. South would still have three club tricks. If it won, he would then be two no-trump showed balanced dis- j sure O f his nine tricks without risk- tribution. all suits stopped, and a j mg a spa de lead through the king, count of 22 to 24 points. Joe actually had 23 points, so his bid was quite accurate. North with a count of five points, properly raised to three no-trump. Some experts might bid three clubs with the North hand, using the Since "Itis" means inflammation, in this case the soft tissues are considered inflamed. Fibrositis may start suddenly with pain in some part of the body and for no apparent reason. Or it may begin gradually with fatigue starting before the soreness, pain and stiffness. There are many possible causes for fibrositis. The most common is associated with some infectious or toxic condition. This is one kind of rheumatism in which removal of an infected tooth or infected tonsils is sometimes of benefit. Injury is also a common cause, but sometimes the injury may have been so slight as to escape notice. Cold, overexertion and over- exposurt are commonly blamed. If the fibrositis is associated with an acute infection, then rest and • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Complaining Will Get You Now her 9 "I knew it, I knew it" sighed Hard Luck Joe. As usual, he had Just succeeded in losing a contract that he should have made. As usual, moreover, he was intent on the appropriate treatment for that j complaining about his bad luck in- infection is needed. If it, comes'stead of trying to improve his play. ules or little bumps under the skin are frequently felt in or near the tender regions. Most of us have had attacks of fibrositis at one time or another. Recovery is usual but since fibro- sitis is likely to be painful, quick relief is badly wanted. Aspirin, of course, helps some. Heat treatments or other forms of physical therapy are also useful in bringing at least temporary— and sometimes permanent—relief. Sometimes the unpleasant vsymp- toms last on and on to the distress of all concerned. It WEST * A763 VK94 • 10987 + 52 NORTH 4542 VQJ53 * Q42 + 1043 EAST + QJ109 • 63 + Q987 SOUTH (D) + K8 V A 10 6 4AKJ5 + AKJ6 North-South vul. South West North East 2N.T. Pass 3N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—4 10 with Stayman Convention in the hope of finding a fit in a major suit. South would then bid three iiamonds to how no major s adntoN tu ,is) would then bid three no-trump. •None of this expert bidding took place when Hard Luck Joe played the hand. North did not want to risk confusing his partner with a bid that he might not understand. West opened the ten of diamonds, and Joe won in the dummy with the queen. He next led the queen of hearts for a, finesse, and was both delighted and surprised when this held the trick. "First time I've won a finesse in six weeks," Joe said proudly. He promptly led another heart anf finessed the ten, whereupon West produced the king of hearts to win the trick. As you can see, things didn't go Indians settled this country there were no taxes, no debts, no atomip worries — and women did all the work. Then the white man settled here — thinking he could improve on a system like that! — Hartwell (Ga.) Sun. HEARD a woman on the radio th« other night predicting the weather. No wonder it's so changeable. — Chattanooga News-Free Press. MOST PEOPLE know how to raise their neighbors' children and a lot of them get the chance. — Ellaville (Ga.) Sun. The Reverend Passmore says that when a man or woman gets to the place where they feel sorry for themselves, they have narrowed their world down to * pretty insignificant size. See the Birdie! Answer to Previous Puzile ACROSS 1 Harbinger of Spring 6 Bird of prey 11 Puffed up 13 Trying experience 14 Rounded 15 Moves stealthily 16 Male child 5 Machine part. 9 Body of water 10 Otherwise 12 Hinder 13 Willow 18 Preposition 20 Machine for calendering paper 21 Withdraw 22 Tidier 23 Challengers Indian of th« stomach and There was nothinf wrong with well for Jo* *Jft«r this trick. H« 17 Oriental porgy24 Begone! 19 Scottish 25 Betoyan sheepfold 20 Simulate 24 Triter 27 Peruser 31 Gem weight 32 Got up 33 Violin maker 34 Succinct 35 Domesticators 37 Skilled 38 Mends 40 Blemish 43 Vip*r 44 Army post office (ab.) 47 Click-beetle 50 Expunger 53 Unruffled 54 Rat 55 Drama part 56 Leaping amphibians DOWN 1 Rots by exposure 2 Bread spread 3 Farm building 4 Follower 5 Seint < Sea tag.. 7 Fruit drink 37 Snake 39 While 26 Aramaic (ab.) 40 Disorder 28 Drone bees 41 Fish sauc* 29 Essential 42 Unusual being 44 Bewildered 30 Bamboolike 45 Hang as tt grass balanced 36 Bowling term 46 Worthiest table scrapl 48 Number 49 Compass point 51 Decay 52 Bustle S3 55 a

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