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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 9, 1953
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fXOTf.7 WUWEK BLTTHIVILLE COURIER NEWS rat COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publl<b*r BUtRT A. RAINES, AMlstsnt Publliher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor FAUL D. HUMAN, Adrertlslng M»n»ger ~ 8ol« N»tion»l Adrertlsing J W»ll»ce Witmer Co. New rork. Chicago, Detiolt, Atl»nU, Uemphli. ___ Entered M second cl»« nutfcr it the port- eHic* »t BlytheviUe, ArUnsw, unaer tct at Con- grew, October ». 1917. Member at The A«oclated Frew SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ot BlytneTllle or anj iuburb«n to»n whert carrier jerrlM ii main- Uined, 25c per wee*. By mail, within * radius of SO miles, |5.00 pa year 1250 for sir months, 1135 lor three moathi; by mail outside 50 mils jone, I1SJO per year payable in advance. Meditations Barbs Some people go to the movies to forget everything—except not to eat popcorn out loud. * * * A magician jot out of a locked safe in 30 seconds We've heard of crooks who got into one less than that. * * * The average person Is sick eight days a year, gays a doctor. That gives women 357 days to talk about it. * * * You'll feel better if you stop to think that what Isn't can alw»ys be worse than what Is. * * * A magazine story tells of numerous things that can be made out of old ties. How about a gravy boat? Reassurance for West Is Lesson for McCarthy It is the privilege of every senator and congressmen, indeed of every citized, to have an express views on this country's foreign policy. Yet no one speaking merely for himself or for a political minority may rightfully expect to have a controlling voice over foreign or any other kind of policy. Under the American Constitution, policy is made by the majority in Congress and by the President. * In the foreign field, the Constitution clearly conveys to the President wide discretionary latitude in the making of policy. Evidently President Eisenhower felt that senator McCarthy, in his recent television remarks on foreign policy, had gone beyond the mere expression of opinion and had tried to force the President's hand in foreign affairs. Mr. Eisenhower approved a statment by Secretary of State Dulles in which the secretary declared that McCarthy's Criticisms of Nov. 24 struck at the "very heart of United States foreign policy". This is important to note here that neither the President nor Dulles could have had references solely to their own views of what constitutes American foreign policy. Since they employed no qualifying language, they could only have meant, it would seem, the established, settled policy of this nation. And that means the policy endorsed by both the White House and a majority in Congress. That policy, underwritten many times since 1954 by the votes of Republicans and Democrats alike, embraces foreign economic and military aid to friendly countries, the NATO system of a network of vital air bases strung strategically across soil, all with the aim of presenting a strong and united free world front against the menace of Russian communism. The President and his Secretary of State believe McCarthy sought to undercut that program by suggesting that we tell our allies they will get "not one cent of American money" unless they stop all trade with Red China. The senator implied we spoke too kindly to our friends, and asked whether the Eisenhower administration was "going to continue to send perfumed notes (to our allies), following the style of the Truman-Acheson regime?" To this the President bluntly replied we would continue our aid so long as "our enlightened self-interest" requires it, even though we may often differ with the nations getting the aid. Ho saw it as a "life and death matter" for America. Said Dulles: "Never in all our history Being born again, not of corruption seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God. which livelh and abldcth for ever.—I. Peter 1:23. * * * And there, in Abraham's bosom, whatever it be which that bosom signifies, lives my sweet friend For what other place is there for such a soul?—St. Augustine. wu tiw* a Mm* whm good fri«nd« and allies rrieant so much to us." But helping them, he added, does not give us the right to dictate to them as if they were vassals. They are dependable as friends, said the secretary, "just because they are unwilling to be anybody's satellites." The President underscored this by saying that "the easiest thing to do with great power (such as America enjoys) is to abuse it." If we turn to coercion, he said, we would be stamped as an imperialist country rather than a true world leader. These forthright declarations offer reassurance to our friends of the generous impulses underlaying American policy. At the same time, they stand as an historic reminder to Senator McCarthy as to how policy is made and where the governing power really lies in the United States. We Might Just as Well Be Realistic About This! Views of Others Remedy for 'McCarthyism. There is need, great need, of a saner, wiser voice in the United States Congress than Joseph R. McCarthy's to speak the people's concern over such things as our allies trading with Communism. And to lead intelligent, not berserk action. Without doubt, many Americans agree with McCarthy that we should quit aiding nations which continue to sell to the Reds military useful supplies. This doesn't mean only shooting irons and tools to make them. Such trade has been pretty well checked since the U. N., early in 1051, at our urgent request, called on its members to embargo all strategic supplies to Red China. But the spirit of that resolution was violated by persistence In selling the Russian bloc large amounts of materials useful in building war strength. This was brought out, with details, in a well documented report of McCarthy's Senate probing group last July. It said this trade was increasing with Red China. Some angles of the report have been substantiated by Britain's own trade figures—though she insists that the exports were "non-strategic." The trade has been condemned by some of our Southern congressmen. It has helped much to sour a lot of Americans on our foreign aid program. So when Secretary of State Dulles, backed by the President, lashed out at McCarthy for his stand on this matter, he picked a shaky reason for giving the Wisconsin solon a deserved rebuke. And the timing for such a blast was bad. ' The U. N. was about ready to vole Its "grave concern" over Red torturing and murdering in Korea of thousands of captives. Congress was to hear the horrible accounts of atrocity survivors. Americans were in no mood to look kindly on our "friends" trading with the Reds. The one way to deflate "McCarthyism" is for Congress to give the people what they want—a wise, deeply patriotic voice for their anidety over Communism and its problems— leadership to inspire sound and decent remedial action. There must be congressmen who can rise above politics and personal ambition to fill that role. If not, if we must be left to the McCarthys and time-servers, we are in a bad way. —Arkansas Democrat Politics Politics, despite some appearances of late, isn't a dirty word. It's the sum total of the interest of the people In their government. Politics can be clean and above-board, even though some of its practitioners play It brutally and ruthlessly. But the good and the bad in polities have n way of being sorted out at the ballot box, although it sometimes may take a long time in doing. There'll be a lot of politics played in 1954. The Republicans will be fighting to hold the slender margin in the House nnd Senate and the Democrats will strive just as hard to take over a fc-w more seats so that they can move back Into the control ol Congress. ft's at the grass roots level confabs that the real voice of the people in politics is heard. — Sherman (Tex.) Democrat. SO THEY SAY I choose safety, not because to do otherwise, would be foolish courage ,. , but because I consider Ihe safety of my family is not a personal matter. —Jgrjr Gouzcnko. *. * + I have never suggested any change which would have the effect of reducing the long-time American farm Income, and 1 never shall.—Agriculture Secretary Benson. * * * The (immigration") barracades down there in (Mexican border) are about as effective as the Maginot Line.—Bruce Barber, U. S. Immigration Service. * * * If a producer doesn't know his own movie is good—or bad, for that matter—he shouldn't be in Ihe business.—Producer Hugo Haas. * * * I never had any trouble finding a man—I could get married at the drop of a hat.—Frances (peaches) Browning. * * * We (Lincoln gounty, Ky.) don't have many illnesses due to diet deficiencies, except maybe through use of burbon. —Dr. Joseph Qrecivwell. -cr>' Peter Edson's Washington Column— Gouzenko Writes a Big Novel; Japanese Admiral Comes Back WASHINGTON— (NEA)—One of | Three times as long as an ordi-i Clapper was having lunch with big- problems Canadian gov- ! nary novel, "The Fail of a Titan" j several senators' wives and other Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD rnment officials . have had in j tells the story of Ihe murder of one andling Igor Gouzenko. the for- ; Mikhael Gorin, a "people's writer" mer R u s s i a n j whose career closely parallels that code clerk who j of Maxim Gorki. Stalin. Malenkov exposed the) and other Communist leaders ap- Communisl spy | pear in the cast of characters, network, is that | Capital Visitor, guests at the Capitol. Senator Me-1 Carthy came over to their table in | the Senate restaurant, spoke to the ladies he knew and was introduced to Mrs. Clapper, whom he had never met. The senator told her how much HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Behind the Screens: Hollywood was sure Jimmy Dundee would have n horrible death, in .the flaming wreckage of an automobile or in a fall from some dizzy height. But sudden death wasn't in his script. Lantern-jawed, big-muscled Jimmy died peacefully in bed of leukemia after a two-year illness. He's probably still blushing about it because for 25 years he flirted with death as the greatest movie stunt man of them all. Jimmy Dundee's specialty was automobile crackups. He'd flip a :• over at 60 miles an hour juat to show you he could do it. One of bis prized possessions was a piece of white marble, chipped off the Lincoln Memorial, when he overturned an attlo on its steps for e movie scene. 1 don't remember Jimmy ev^i being injured, or hardly scratched, his many spectacular auto crashes, or other, movie stunts, But a movie director got the scare of his life when Jimmy staggered from an auto crash several years ago. He was holding his stomach and yelling* that the pain was Idling him. "What happened, Jimmy?" the white-faced director rushed up sking. Jimmy stopped yelling, grinned at the director, who didn't know about his sense of humor, anc said: "I swallowed my gum." Mnre Movie Stars On TV Corinne Caivet was the latest victim of the horrible "comedy" sketches being dished up for movie star guests of Donald O'Connor on TV's Comedy Hour. Ralph (Man Against Crime) Bellamy also was on the disaster and as one of the smarter private eyes, even Ralph couldn't find the plot. I'm an O'Connor fan and the boy can't be topped as a hoofer, singer and pleasing personality. But the writers of his comedy routines with guest stars are making him look ridiculous, \ Columbia is wooing: Pattl Powen with a long-term contract offer. If she signs on the dotted line, paU say, it's curtains to her, engagement to Gene Evans, who doesn't want K movie queen as his wife. OverhearA by Mike Connolly i "Do you mind moving about 1ft yards to the rijfht—you are nitUnr directly on my nerves." By J«rl Boone: "In Hollywood she who loves and loses hired the wrong attorney." Peter Eason want to cash in on his experience and be- j come another 1J Louis P. Budenz, As a former managing editor of the Daily Worker who broke i with the Commies. Budenz is now considered a leading authority on anti-Communism. In the eight yenrs since Gouzf-n- ko laid his 109 Soviet documents before the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he has been kept under close protection to prevent tiny Communist attempts to have him murdered or to injure his family. He has lived in at least six different places. His own children are said not, to know their real nnme. Gouzenko is reported to have refused to i n i-tify before thn U. S. Internal Security Committee because it would endanger the BnitHy of his family nnd himself by breaking his "cover" as his is known. pan is completely over on the 12th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor was removed not long ago when Japanese Admiral Kichisuburo Nomura came to Washington on private business and called to pay his respects to former Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Admiral Nomura, it will be recalled, \Vas Japanese Ambassador to Washington on Pearl Harbor day. With Saburo Kurusu, a special envoy from Tokyo, Admiral | in a crash of two Navy planes on Nomura was actually discussing a combat mission over the Marshall Islands, Feb. 3. 1944. FJ.ving Question Now that they have it, U. S. Air seem.^ ^ to j Any doubt thfll lhe war wim JB _ j he sympathized with her over the ' loss of her husband in the Pacific and said, "You know, before Ray went on that assignment, he came to see me in Wisconsin." At this point the senator reached in his pocket and pulled out an ordinary yellow pencil. "I carry this pencil next to my heart." he said. "Ray left it on my desk." ] Mrs. Clapper says that her husband left Washington on Dec. 26, 1943, and was flown by the Navy ! directly to Honolulu. He was killed Fred MacMurray's just about set to sign up for a CBS radio show, "Big Joe Small." It's a comedy about the home life of a detective. . . . Paul Muni, who's turned down every movie offer except a Screen Gems TV show, will return to Broadway as the star of "Home at Seven.' 'by R. c. Sherriff, who wrote "Journey's End." "Crazylegs," the Hall Bartlett movie based on the life of pro grid star EJroy Hirsch, is the year's big surprise on film row. A tre- meminus box-office click. Regardless of this Gouronko's fameci Washington columnist and cover will be practically broken j war correspondent Raymond Clap- early next foil when his 300000- per ' is now Washington director of word novel, "The Fail of fl Titin,'-' "C AR E." She tells this story about will be published by Norton in New York. Contract for the novel svas signed last week. The author has been working on it four years. with Secretary Hull a Japanese note on peace in the Pacific at the very moment Japanese planes j were dropping bombs on the U. S. j Force officials are trying to figure fleet at the Hawaiian naval base. ) out what to do with the 1200-mile- Nomura was eager to call on old j an-hour experimental X-3 super- U, S. Navy fr leads and Secretary } speed plane which has been nicknamed the Flying Stiletto. Aero- dynamical!;', the plane is said to be capable of speeds of up to 2000 or 2500 miles an hour. Unfortunately, the engines that have been built for the X-3 haven't the power to fly at those speeds. One question now is whether to rebuild it so that a more powerful engine can be fitted, or start fresh and build another plane of the j Early in 19-17. shortly after the j same design that would go 3QQQ senator came to Washington, Mrs. I mph. Hull during his recent visit in Washing!on and he was cordially received. He Left Us More Mrs, Olive Clapper, widow of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy of Wis- Guy Mitchell is taking out ads in New York disclaiming responsibility for Jackie Loughery's debts. . . . Paulette Goddard will leave (.hat Alp she shares with Erich Maria Remarque in Switzerland long enough to star in "The Vicious Circle" for Michael Carreras in London. It's a mystery melodrama. the Doctor Says— Written for XEA Service By EDWIN' P. JORDAN, M.D. Rheumatic fevrr has been railed childhood's greatest runny. H also attacks grownups and is ono of the most important rrtiLses of heart disease in later life. In its typical form it profhres swelling, pain, ami vednpss of ihe joints, usually skipping from ime to another. The joints recover entirely, but permanent rtnma<;t: to Ihe heart all too often result.;. Both the heart muscle which causes this organ to contnir: and expand, thus producing its p:i;iip- like action, and the inner valves of the heart may be injured. The valves which lie beUVeen tin* hrart chambers serve an import urn, purpose in the circulation of the blood. U thev are damaged in Mich a way as to allow the blond to flow backward into a chamber \\!::>:i H is supposed to have left, the lu^trt then is subjected to extra si ram given with later attacks of strep- tococcic infection, or even periodically when streptococci are attacking the community. Such measures result in a. definite lessening of the numbers of youngsters who later come down with rheumatic fever. The greatest danger from rheumatic heart which is the most serious covnyvliesuion ol rheumatic fever, is the nvuilt of repeated attacks. "U is known, however, that most attacks of rheumatic fever are preceded uvo or three weeks earlier by infcc'tjons wilh certain kinds of streptococci (which are germs') such as tonsillitis, sore throat, scarlet i>\ or, or infections of (he. middle o»v. Since this is the rnso. it is rond- ily apparent that U ilwso stvpplo- cocci infections could be attacked when they occur the dinners of bouts of rheumatic fever would be lessened. . .Penicillin Stops AUark This conclusion is cornv!. short, intensive coursf of tn- nient with penicillin, if it can tifi Riven parly in finy rlan^erous stroptococcic Infection, helps to prevent the first attack of rheumatic fever. j'uruicnnore, penicillin • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD .TACOBT Written for NEA Service Opening Lead Is Most'Important As every experienced player knows, the correct lead frnm a particular holding varies with the nature of the contract. If the opponents wind up tn a suit contract, for example, you might lend one suit; whereas you \vould lead .1 different suit if the opponents \vcre in n no-trump contract. Even if you rlon't change the suit lhat you decide to lend, the card may still differ with the contract. For example, you would surely lead the king of a suit, headed by K-Q asainst n trump contract: but you would usually lead fourth best from that stilt unless the top cards also included the jack or the ten. In today's hand. West would have led a low heart if his hearts had been k!np, queen, and four very low cards. He decided to lead the king,because his suit was a six-carder n.nd included the nine amonff the spot-cards. This is nn important thirift to remember about opening leads ncainst no - trump: Treat a six • card suit headed by I K-Q- ns though it. were. K-Q-10. be I Tho reason for this Is shown In A today's hand. The length of the j suit sivcs you a chance to pick up j doubleton tens and jacks, or per- i haps even a singleton ten or jack- | When West led the king of hearts, South went down to sure ! and inglorious defeat. He held off with the ace of hearts until the third round, cashed his tour clubs, and then tried the diamonds. West promptly took the ace of diamonds As if things weren't bad enough for Hollywood actors with most studio sound stages idle, a new movie. "Ring Around Saturn," features a cast of "humanettes" — electronically-controlled life - size puppets. Tile robots walk, talk, register emotion and do everything that Hollywood actors do. Well, almost everything. Spilled From Snillane Howls of Mickey Spillane fans, plus nonacceptance by the critics, will take newcomer Biff Elliott, who made, the film "I. the Jury," out of all future Mike Hammer roles in the Spillane properties. Says Producer Victor Savllle: "I may even use five different actors in five different Mike Hammer WHEN . the Red iinishers finish their colossal failure to convince the POWs that they ought to go home, they may not be so anxioui to go back home themselves. — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. AN ADVERTISEMENT is headed: "Just How Should You Invest $10,000. $25,000. $100,000?" Could you possibly wait and ask me that some other time? At the moment there are two or three other problems, somewhat mpra urgent, that I really ought to get out of the way before talcing up your interesting question. — Lexington Leader. IT'S NOT THAT we don't Ilk« jaunty in one, but if you wear a bow tie, what do you use to polish your spectacles with? — Kansas City Star. A SOLICITOUS LADY was stroll- Ing down the street and came upon a man with a wooden leg. Sha stopped, and clucked sympathetically. "You poor man," she eaid "you've . lost your leg." The man looked down politely. "Well, if I haven't," he replied. — Lamar (Mo.) Democrat. AN OLD TIMER is one who can remember when the only easily recognized abbreviations were RFD, BVD and PDQ. — Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call. EVERYBODY should learn to drive a car. This is especially true of those who sit behind the steering wheels. — Carlsbad (N. M.) Current-Argus. ?5 Years Ago In Blytheyille — •In The Light of the Lucky Star" was the theme of ..the program Dresented last night when the Red Pepper club of the local high school ;ave their annual banquet in honor of the football boys in the Blue Room .of £he Hotel Noble: Miss Wary Adah Robinson, president of the club, acted as toastmistress and astrologer. Mrs. Marvin Robinson Will return, from Little Rock this afternoon where she has been spending several days. Major Ivy W. Crawford is in Lit,le Rock attending a meeting of the National Guard Officers. Reducing taxes must be a good deal like reducing expenses at home, says Aunt Sally Peters. It would be easy if there weren't so many bills to pay. WEST A 1052 VKQ9762 » A 7 *S5 NORTH 9 AK7 ¥J5 » KJ043 + A J 7 4 EAST (D) AQJ964 V 104 » 852 A 1002 SOUTH A A 8 3 » A83 * Q108 *KQ63 East-West vu). South West North Pass Pass Pass East Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V K 1 J. 1 NT. 3 N.T. 1 » •14- Pass and cashed the rest of his hearts. Five hearts and the ace of diamonds were enough to set South two tricks. If West had led Ihe seven of hearts, his fourth best card in the suit, dummy would have won the first trick with Ihe jack of hearts. Now South would safely knock out the ace of diamonds, and would manage to win 12 trirks. There was a difference of five tricks between Ihe right and the | wrong: opening lead. Various Homes Answer to Previous. >Puzile ACROSS 1 Early man's home 5 Camper's home f> Lion's home 12 Eager 13 Operatic solo 14 Hor borne is a cole 15 Stubborn 3 Clamp 4 Decree 5 Make lace 6 Expunger 7 Number 8 His home is Crimea 9 Placed 10 Pitcher 11 Bird's home 16 Fence H 1 E ^ R g E N R A 0 1 A O R E 7 A E M 1 T I E D L 1 A K * L A P tt I D E L A H A E L f T e R s i c i, T U I E ?. H A T R A H H B A 0 P 0 k 6 L> A 1 E E fc M A T t '* b P E R T SJ 'ff :?. L, k F 1 N E 1 '•K 'V, L 1 1 E R 1 U e i> H E K O U O i E L M E A 6 « T * t: R e E A t * E E S R T N E T T home , 24 Listen 30 Weather indicator 31 Wiles 33 Seeded 35 Greater 40 Church festival FORMERLY with reference lo the advice. "Live dangerously" a person Vould lake it or fe.ive it: now he has no choice. — Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier. \\ P'^r cufr , rent 25 Prayer ending 43 His home 23 Legal matters 26Thosein 24 Possesses 27 Learning 2fl Opera singer 32 Entertains 34 Incarnation 36 Rest 37 Special nptitude 38 Recognized 39 Observes 41 Gorman article 42 His home is Russia 44 Insects 46 Girls 49 Comforted 53 Past 54 Motherhood 56 French sea 57 Unclose 38 Bacchanalian cry 59 Donkey fiO Ointment fil Shoe part • DOWN 1 Concern 2 State 46 Her home is < with Papa 47 Periods of time 48 City In California 50 Hindu deity 51 Fanious English school 1 32 Colored 55 Finish t

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