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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVTUE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2,1 3S3 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. PREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising M»n»ger Sole National Advertising RepresentatlTts: Wallnce Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detioit, All»nta, Memphis. ________ Entered as second cliss m»t(«r at the poit- oflice at BlythevilJe, Arkansas, unaer act oJ Congress, October 9. 1917. Member of The Asioclated Press Meditations Barbs Tariff Battles Are Likely Unless Handled Carefully As the Randall Commission pursues its important inquiry into U. S. foreign trade policy, thoughtful proposals are being tossed into the hopper for a balan- anced solution of the problem. In the view of many observers, the crux of the matter is how to prevent congressional consideration from resolving itself into bitter debate along strict low tariff-high tariff lines. The belief is that if that happens, no very constructive legislation will be forthcoming. Clarence Randall, commission chairman, evidently understands this danger. He hopes to bring forth a report with unanimous commission backing, but his prospects are not too bright. A minority report strongly favoring high tariff walls is predicted. The latest business leader to contribute his thinking to this issue is Juan Trippe, president of Pan American World Airways. In an address to the National Foreign Trade Council, he proposed that Congress in 1954 renew the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act for two years. At the same time, he would have it instruct the Tariff Commission to renew all existing tariffs to correct inequities. These changes would take effect within the two-year period unless Congress specifically disapproved. In this fashion, the head-on collision of low and high .tariff advocates would be averted. More time would be purchased for sane review of the subject. And foreign businessmen, continually in fear that reciprocal trade agreements are about to die and bring a revision to the old, high-level Hawley-Smoot tariff, could approach the American market on a more stable basis. Trippe also indicated that a really forward-looking U. S. trade policy ought to deal with much more than merely tariffs. If advances can be made in a number of other fields, then the tariff question may tend to be placed in better perspective as just one element in improved trade relations. As possible additional steps he mentioned: Pepcal of the Buy America Act which compels the government to buy all its wants at home, though businessmen suffer no such restriction. Increase of the duty exemption for returning travelers from the present $500 to ?1000, which would allow much more goods to flow in than now. Further important customs simplifications to add to those approved this year by Congress. Tax law amendments to allow the President to make reciprocal treaties with other countries that would exempt Income earned abroad from a nation's SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier in the city ol Blytnevllle or »nj «uburb»n town where carrier tcrvice 1» maintained, 25c per week. Bj mail, within » radius ol 50 miles, »5.00 per year, J2.50 lor six months, »1.25 tor three mo,ith«; by mail outside 50 mile «one, I12.JO per year payable in advance. To another faith by (he same spirit; to another fist of healing by the same Spirit.—1 Cor. 12:9. % * * Faith in an all-seeing personal God, elevates the soul, purities the emotions, sustains human dignity, find lends poetry, nobility and holiness to the commonest state, condition and manner of life.—Juan Valera. Trouble often comes as much from letting a wife drive a new car as from refusing to let her. * * * Why kid ourselves about two living as cheaply as one when just one can't? * * * Dad no sooner rakes all the leaves in the yard than Junior gets a burning desire. * * * Some people KO hungry in the fear of bHinjr off more than they can chew in the business world. * * * Thanksgiving reminds us (hat a professor says carving is a lost art. He doesn't read the police news! domestic taxes Right now foreign investments are largely subjected to double taxation, at home and abroad. Other devices to stimulate our investment overseas. Recommendations like these deserve the attention of the Randall Commir,sion and Congress. For unless the problem is treated whole, battle linos will form over tariffs alone, with great handicap to the national interest. Just One Facet of Our American Sense of Fair Play • NCWJ'M WU.IN61ZMCU_£TTHB "ty 'II Views of Others Ten States Lose Population. Of the 10 states where population has declined since 1950 Arkansas has the highest percentage loss. North Dakota with a 2.8 loss ranks next in the latest, Bureau of the Census report. Coming third i.s Maine with a 2.4 drop. Only two purely Southern states besides Arkansas had a decrease. Tennessee's was 1.0 and Mississippi's 0.1. Oklahoma, more Western than Southern, experienced a 0.4 per cent decline. West Virginia, which has some Southern elements in its makeup, showed a loss of 1.8. Vermont had a of 1.9. The decline in New Hampshire was 0.2. Iowa, which has some of the finest farms in the world, last 0.5 per cent of its people What the common factor is, if there he one, remains obscure. Not enough indu.stnalization— the common explanation given for most any economic problem in Arkansas— wouldn't hold true for West Virginia. But unsettled labor management relations, affecting coal miners and steel mills, might. Manufacturing outweigh. 1 ; farming as a source of income in Tennessee. The state continues to gain new industries. Still, it turns up with a population los.s. New England Industry has been on the downgrade. So the population decline in the three states of that region may be attributed at least in part to the minor depression in textile mills and other industries. But Maine has important fisheries and farm crops and a big tourist business to supplement manufacturing. That state is far better developed than North Dakota. Still there Is a difference only 0.2 in their population decline. And Arkansas is more advanced than North Dakota in diversified use of resources and in urbanization. Nevertheless, North Dakota's population appears to be more stable, It would be a mistake to assume that these declines are nil permanent losses. For Instance we know some families who have been attracted by high wages in California, But they ore keeping their Arkansas property, because they intend to return here after they have acquired a nice bonk account. Greatest Progress "Not only has the South made progress, but it has 'made greater progress than any other section of the United States. Improvements in race relations have been accepted botli by the intellectual leadership and the masses." It is not olten that the South is complimented on its achievements, let alone its good intcnUs, in the painful area of relations between the two races. Most of the time it is condemned as a laggard and Hypocrite. Those In and out of the South who have seen miracles of domestic adjustment in the last 25 years (all the while frictions between nations—a social relationship, too—become more deadly to man's cxsistence) know full well, however, that progress is no myth. The words quoted above arc those or Dr. Herman H. Long, director of the race relations department of Fisk University. They have all I he more force because he is n Southerner and a Negro.—Ashville ON. c.) Citizen. SO THEY SAY As long as militant communism continues to be a threat to the people of the free world we must continue [o be strong in a military sense. —Defense Secretary Wilson. It's a rediculous situation. We (Alaska) are saddled with absentee government, absentee labor control and absentee industries. —Dr Gruemng, former governor of Alaska, on statehood. * * * We must not make sudden and radical changes in that part of Ihc total ei-onomy which we devote to defense.—Defense Secretary Wilson. * * * Ife we are going to continue to be proud ot being Americans, there must be no weakening of the codes by which \ve have lived.—President Eisenhower. * * * Tne occasional traitor in any of our countries do as much harm to our security as suspicion and lack of trust.—Canadian Lester B. Pearson. * * * India is the most important of our neighbors, we must know India better.—Mat Tse Tung, Red China. * * * Itor the first three or four years after the war the British people were comparitively sane. Now they are practically insane. —Aneurin Sevan, British Socialist leader. * * * The principle rcsponsiibiUiy o( japavV's defense must rest on Japan and Ihc Japanese people. —Vice President Nixon. * t * If communism were truly an issue between the. two parties, then somebody would have to be in favor of It, and .somebody (\Rainst it.—Stephen Mitchell, Democratic chairman. " iTC? BE ATERRIBtE BtOW 1&EVBR/ONE QuTYOU UNIOJ eO5££S BUTTP t Peter Edson's Washington Column — Hometown Fetes Treasury Chief; Middle East Balame Delicate WASHINGTON— (NEA1 — Sec- etary of Treasury George Humphey wns given a rousing, day-long elebration when he went back to Saginaw. Mich., where he had lived as a young man. Jt was a real "local-boy makes -goo d" h o m e c o m - ing. The secretary took 10 hours of being greeted by old friends and being praised Peter Edson all over t h e , But whore he broke down, he says, was when they began to show pictures of his childhood, projected on a big screen. One was a picture of young GCOVRP In n cowboy hut. riding a hobbyhorse tricycle. The mnster of ceremonies st\id of this shot: "Notice the fit of the hat. That's what we love about George. His hats have never gotten too small for his head." This brought loars to Humphrey's eyes and ho had a no! her tear-jerker that night during a talkie film. President, .Eisenhower had posed especially for the film, praising Humphrey. year-old Saud Ibn Abdul Aziz to the late King Ibn Sand's throne in Saudi Arabia seems to have been effected quietly, without knife wielding or bloodshed. Middle East experts arc keeping their fingers crossed. King Ibn Sand won his throne and unified the country by the old- fashioned system of subduing all opposition on the field of battle. Since the King !e.(t 40 sons, and 100 daughters, by his 135 marriages into many different tri&es. there a re plenty of family and tribal rivalries under the surface. Every major tribe thus has claim- nnts to the throne. Also, there's plenty of wealth at stake from oil royalties and revenues from pilgrims to the Holy City. Keeping 40 brother princes happy is consir 1 -"ed as much of a diploma tic f ns keeping the tribesmen in line. The present ar| rangeinoj^, whereby eldest son j Saud Ibn Abdul Aziz occupies the throne with second son Emir Faisal as Crown Prince and Foreign Minister provides a good partnership for top control. But suitable jobs and rewards have to be worked out for other heirs. Kast Gerrnan Air Force East German intelligence reports now indicate that Soviet Russia is trying to build up a satellite nir force in the Russian zone. Some 6500 Germans are being recruited this year and the plan is ' to double the force in the next two years. Some 800 pilots are said to have completed basic training and graduated to jets. With the European Defense Community treaty stalled by the French government. Western Germany has no counterpart of this new Communist air force in training. innndcr of the recent Viet-Nnm offensive against the Communist 1 forces in Indo-China, at 49 is the youngest general in the French army and is known as "Le General Vitesse"—General Hurry-Up. During World War II General Hurry-Up was twice taken prisoner by the Nazis. The first time he escaped, but the second time he was condemned to death. Powder-Blue Car Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Ovetfi Gulp Hobby has the fanciest car of the entire Eisenhower cabinet. Most government cars are black. Mrs. Hobby's is powder blue. When she is driven up to the White House gnlo, the front guards alert the door by phoning: "It's the powder blue, with you know who." World. Gold Price The world price of gold on the free market In Europe has been taking something of a beating in recent weeks due to heavy sales by the Russian government. Apparent purpose of the Communists is to get more foreign exchange with which to buy consumers' foods to bolster morale on their home fronts. With their foreign trade cut off, the Soviets have no normal channels lor earning foreign exchange. A recent Hungarian refugee reported to National Committee for Free Europe that applicants for gold wedding rings must produce documents to prove marriage bq- fore buying in state stores. In Poland, no one can leave the country with gold jewelry and repatriates 'must obtain special permission to take out wedding rings. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD— (NEA) —Close- six-year-olds know me as China ups and Longshots;: Joan Crawford is refusing to tell her side of the story, but Hollywood Is wondering how many feuds with other gals she can carry on at the same time. In addition to ordering Mercedes times while she was doing some heavy work in "Johnny Guitar," La Crawford ripped into ^Betty Haydcn, wife of her leading man, Sterling Hnyden, who was visiting the set with two of the Hayden kiddies. King* Paul and Queen Frederlka of Greece were introduced to Marilyn Monroe during; their Hollywood visit, hut ail the newspaper reports, observes Harry Cimrinff. neglected to report If the Greeks had a word for it. Roz Russell's click In "Wonderful Town" on Broadway has put iier back on the film studio's wanted list. She's beng wooed by Fox o play a female executive in "A Woman's World." Reason former film favorite Anne Shirley is traveling with the Brnadway-bound "Kismet" troupe that her husband. Charles Led- sr, is the company's new production boss. Londoners are gaspincr over Michael Wilding's "Americanized" /oicp. MGM talent coach Lillian Burns did the job. Pianist Jan August tells about he actor he knows who has a 3-D 'ife. "She's been throwing things it him for years." Quite A Gap Richard Barstow, who's doing Judy Garland's dances in "A Star s Born," met a celebrated movie blonde and later commented: "There was a gap in the conversation—her mind.' ' Smith. But don't ask me why six- year-olds look at the program." Barry Sullivan and CBS-TV are talking about a new homo-screen comedy series, "Professional Father." . . . There's a pilot TV reel of Edward Arnold's "Mr. President" making the agency rounds. ' It's done in modern dress to retain the surprise-ending feature. . . . Rita Johnson, who had a sieRe of bad luck, is signed, sealed and delivered as Robert Young's mate in the tele version of "Father Knows Best." Mail As Barometer Jack Webb, about his "Dragnet" fan mail: "Mail is a wonderful barometer. If 50 or 'more letters pin-point something- people like or don't like, I listen to them ant! make changes they suggest. The viewers, not I, guide the show." In the Script: Humphrey Bogart's parents are described as very rich in the script of "Sabrina Fair," "Among: their weddintr presents." it. is pointed out. "wn* a town house which has since been converted into Saks Fifth Avenue." Barbara Stanwick's wearing an taltan street urchin bob for "Witness to Murder." . . . Valentina Cortesa has recovered from the [illness that scared her Hollywood 'friends and writes from Italy that she's ready to do a Broadway Play. Hollywood economic note: Dorothea lichmond, the ex-Follies beauty, js driving a new, S7000 imported sports car. She makes her money selling the used clothes of movie stars at the Gowns of Stars Shop In Beverly Hills. "Pink Tight.s," the upcoming Marilyn Monroe starrer at Fox, I) | turns out to be nil about Steve Brodie and his dive off Brooklyn Bridge. Telefilms have given Phil the chance to escape "the-big-brother and guy-who-never-gets-the-girl" rut, and now his career sights are aimed at big-screen romanUc emoting. Opposite ex - wife Crawford maybe? Jane 'hlussell. Robert Mitchum and Director Nick Rny are forming an independent movie company, the big reason Jane and Bob won't, re-sign with RKO. Texas money is behind the deal. the Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Mrs. S. writes that her 10-year- old daughter hns a blood disease called purpura. Purpura is a disturbance in the clotting system of the blood which I will discuss in this column. Purpura is commonly shown by black and blue spots under \hc skin or mucous membranes. These spots are hemorrhages through the blood vessels. Actually, there are several kinds of purpurn. the classification being based largely on cause and on which of the various substances that influence tolood clotting are disturbed. The treatment, ihcre- foro, depends on the kind of pur- nira, and one cannot answer Mrs. S.'s questions on treatment without knowing which kind is involved and how severe it is, since ihere a good deal of variation in severity as well as in kind. We should all bleed to death •ifter any tiny scratch except for he fact that the blood hardens or 'clots" when it hits the air. If the blood lacks the power \n riot lormnlly there is nothing to slop the blecdinp. 'lift opposite condit ion ox i.s Is vhcn blood clots form loo easily or vapidly. The formation of riots nside the veins or arteries is oall- ?d thrombosis. Such clots .shin off he flow oi blood through tin 1 par- .icular vessel which i.s involved. Nature's method of r emulating )3ood clotting is wondrous. At least ive substances present in the blood, influence blood cloning. They arc prnthrombin. thrnmbin, hroniboplaslin, ionized calcmm ind fibi inni;rn. When t!n'--c sub- tanrrs (ail to net on iMch oiher is I hey are supposed to, <{,\ the lormal method and speed of riot- inp may be slowed or speeded. Blood t'loltiiiR may be modified o .some i 1 x t em. When thci ~c is a rndonry to cnxy clotting within' he body, ft .substance rnllod hep- arln (which is a liver extract) con I sometimes be used to delay clotting. A material called dicumerol, obtained from spoiled sweet clov- e.r. has something of the same effect. Some Speed Clotting 1 If. on the other hand, it is desired to increase the speed of clotting because of a tendency to too easy bleeding, blood transfusions, local pressure, and certain substances which can be applied locally, or injected, are sometimes | helpful. I For most of us, fortunately, an almost perfect balance between 1 too slow and too rapid clotting exists so that it is only rarely that we can improve on nature in this respect. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NE AScrvice At Times It's Best Not to Finesse Bridge players of nil qualities, both high and low, will welcome the "Second Book of Bridge," by Freddy Sheiuwold. He wrote his "First Book" a year aRO for teenagers and other beginners, and it proved -so popular that he wrote this follow-up. It is entirely on the play of the cards, for those who have played the RaiuR a little and want to know when to play which card and why. Today's hand, and Its analysis, is quoted from Sheinwold's book. "West opens (he three of hearts and you can count your tricks. You will make at least one heart, one spade, three diamonds, and one fust club trick. Since, the total Is only six tricks you must look for a way to develop three additional tricks. "The spade suit is good, but the club suit is still better. You must develop your additional tricks by taking club-finesses and by establishing your long clubs. Having made your plan you play a low heart from the dummy. East plays the jack, and you take the queen. "You lead the deuce of clubs from your hand, West plays low, and you follow up your plan by finessing dummy's jack. East naturally plays his three ol clubs, and your finesse succeeds. "You are going to need entries to your hand, so you lead the nine of diamonds from the dummy and Dan Duryea is beaming over his "Thunder Bay" role because "it took me out of the laughing-killer rut." But for fan reaction Dan's still amazed at his China Smith telefilms. He told me: "I've been In movies for 15 years and there were the usual atitn^j-flph requests. But now it's a jnob everywhere I go. Even 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille — Miss Sara Jo Little and Miss Margaret Shaver will spend the weekend in Memphis and Marion as guests of Miss Bab Bond. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kochtisky of of Columbus, Miss., will be the week end guests of. Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Hughes. Dr. and Mrs. Walter Stovall of Washington. D. c., arrived today to be the guests of W. H. Stovall and family. mediately take four heart tricks to defeat the contract. "This is a new principle. Sometimes you must not take a finesse. | It is foolish to endanger your con{tract by finessing when you can make sure of your contract by refusing the finesse." IP NOISE was all that counted, most important part of a factory would be its whistle. — Elizabethtown (Ky.) News. THE ONLY PERSON who listens to both sides of a family argument is the woman in the next apartment. — Wall Street, Journal. IT IS ESTIMATED that less than one one-hundredth of all the arguments that go on in the world ever .result in somebody changing his mind. But it's such a pleasant way to waste time. — Kingport (Tenn.) Time. NEW SHOES hurt when they're too small, or when you have to buy . them for the whole family at once. * —Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press. AS WE understand It, if those snollygosters don't, let the Captain alone, he'll call out Battery D. — Lexington Herald, Aunt Molly Harmsworth says stylish clothes and cosmetics don't necessarily make, her socially desirable, but she never heard of a girl being harmed by them, particularly if she has good curves to drape the clothes over. NORTH (D) 2 4 AJ543 4AQJ WEST EAS.T 482 4K1097 ¥ A 1D832 ¥.154 • 74 486532 4 K 10 84 4*3 SOUTH North 1 4 3 N.T. ¥KQ9 • AQ 10 497652 Both sides vul, Eajtt South Pass 2 N.T. Pass Pass Wart Pass Pass Opening lead—V 3 win with the ten of diamonds in your own hand. This puts you in position to lead another club from your hand. You finesse dummy's queen, and East discards a diamond. "When all other methods of suit establishment fail, you must simply lead the suit and lot the enemy take their tricks. In this case you must give West his kuifr of clubs in order to establish your last club. "West returns the eight of spades, and you hastily put up dummy's ace. You must not risk the finesse. U you allowed Kast to win a spade trick, he would relurn a heart through you, and West would Im- Winter Fun Answer to Previous Puzrle 1 ACROSS 1 "Happy —— Year" 4 Good for winter riding 8 For kids snowsuits are . the 12 Age 1.1 French father M Footless 15 -Mora! wrong 16 Bring back to life 18 Those who spread to dry 20 Greek physician 21 Before 56 Essential being 57 Stitch DOWN 1 Bird's home 2 Great Lake 3 Roamers 4 Orgy 5 Ogle 6 Hubber 7 Where bears 25 Scent spend winter 26 Fable writer 8 Mothers 27 Irishmen 9 Jewel 28 Soon 10 Be overly fond29 Venture 11 Paradise 31 Jungle beasts 17 Tiopical lizard.W Pokes fun 19 Bleak. 38 Revolving 23 Stop parts 22 French coins 24 Kind ot bean 40 ' N '» isancc s 24 Learning 26 Region 27 Demented 30 Fancy 32 Heart disease 34 Kind of chair 35 Mariner 36 Measures of area 37 Blood 39 New Guinea hog 40 Kind of melon •41Footlikepart 42 H may freeze in winter 45 Annoying 49 Things left out 51 It's cold in winter 52 Spar.. 53 Horse's gait 54 Where winter wind comes from (ah.) 55 Kuchnrislic . Vine cups 41 Adhesive 42 Rome to Italians 43 Moslem priest 4 4 Passport endorsement 46 Man's name 47 N'umbcr 48 Enlarged .j 50 Follower jl

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