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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 10S3 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB COURIER NEWS CO. H W. HAINES. Publisher HARRY A. HAJNE8, Assistant Publisher A. A. rREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, AdrertlsUie M»n«E« Sol* National Advertising Representatives: V»"»c« Winner. Co, New York, OJucago, Dcuolt, AtlinU, Uemphli. Entered u second class matter at the pott- ef/tc« »« Blytheville, Arkansas, unaer get o! Con- »res«, October !. 1SI7. Member ol The Associated Pves» SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in th« city ol Blytnevllle or any •uburban torn) whert carrier tcrrice it maintained, 35c per wee*. By mail, within a radius o! 50 miles, »5.00 per year $250 for six months, »1.2S lor three months: by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.iiO per year payable in advance. _ Meditations The Lordreigneth, he Is clothed ivilh majesty; the Lord ii clothed with strenslh, wherewith he hath glrdert himself: the world also is stablished, that It cannot be moved.— raslms 33:1. * * * Since therefore all things are ordered in subv- •erviency to the good of man, they are so ordered by him that made both man and them.—Charnock. Barbs An Illinois woman willed her chauffeur $5000 for excellent service. He drove her to It! * * * Slaying out all night and sleeping all day makes Jt pretty hard to find your place in the sun. * * * If so many people weren't always in a hurry, not half as many shoestrings would break. * * * D«plte the hlsh costs today, the man with a. big family finds It easy to build a happy home. * * * An Oregon stickup man finally got a swell dose of his own medicine. Stuck up for 10 years. Chance Method Has Given Nation Good Veep in Nixon Almost everyone knows the axiom that in politics the man often grows up to the job. Since the public is often quick to assail a politician who falls well below advance estimates of his performance, in fairness, the citizenry ought to give There are at least a couple of cases like this which are currently in evidence, one involves Gov. William Stratton, Illinois Republican, and the other Vice President Nixon. Stratton is the slim young fellow •who followed in Adlai Stevenson's foot- Steps. A good many Illinoisans, including Republicans who had voted for Stevenson in 1948, expected very little of the new governor. The uncomplimentary word "hack" was often used in describing him. But Stratton has confused them all by acting very much like a strong governor. He has weilded the veto power like a professional, has thrown his office door open to ordinary citizens and has given other signs that he is nobody's pushover. Nixon ascended to the vice presidency under something less than idaal conditions. Though he had made TV appearances to explain the "Nixon fund" which was revealed during the 1952 campaign, many Americans still thought he had at least proved unwise. People worried about his judgement in the event accident should elevate him to the White House. No one can fairly say yet that Nixon has since shown himself presidential caliber. But it is certainly true that lie has labored hard and long to make himself a responsible statesman—to equip himself for greater duty if it should come. The credit, to be sure, Is not wholly his. President Eisenhower understands the necessity for grooming Nixon. But Nixon from the start plunged in to make something not only of himself, but of his job. This last is important. Not only has he grown, but he has expanded the role of vice president from a doodling presiding officer over the Senate to a genuine policy maker. Nixon knows what is going on, and he has demonstrated on his current Asiatic tour that he can be trusted to discuss this government's most delicate policies with the heads of other states. Moreover, he has shown a remarkable capacity for representing democracy to those who do not have it or do not understand it. The simplicity and directness of his approach to the ordinary Asiatic is perhaps the most striking feature of his tour. He lias made the standard "political" handshake a thing of new force and power wherever he has gone. The way we Americans choose candidates for office is haphazard at best. We should b« thankful when the acciden- tal process by which we select vice presidential nominees out so well. Gratifying Move Kree cuumnes must be grateful that Britain and Iran have renewed diplomatic relations after a 14-month apostate lapse. The move can only be taken as an earnest attempt on both sides to ease tension in one of the most troubled areas of the world. Naturally, the hope of the West is that this step will be followed in due course by a just settlement of the oil dispute which led to the break in the first place. Iran and its resources belong on the western side and it would be great folly if it were allowed to fall to the Communists. Views of Others Would We Recognize Russia Today? When President Roosevelt led the United States Into the tragic recognition of the Communist regime in Russia 20 years ago, the Russians solemnly promised they would not intefere in our affairs. This is what Red foreign Misnister Maxim Litvinow said as official representative of Russia: "It will be the fixed policy of the government of The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: To respect scruplously the Indisputable right of the United States to order its own life within its own juris diction in Its own way and to refrain from Inteferlng In any manner In the internal affairs of the United States. "To refrain and to restrain all persons In government service and all organizations of the government or under its direct or indirect control, Including organizations in recipt of any financial assistance from it, from any overt or covert act liable in any way whatsoever to injure the tranqulll- ty, prosperity, order or security of the whole or any part of the United States. "Not to permit the formation or residence on its territory of nny organization or group which has as an aim the overthrow or preparation for the overthrow, or Ihe bringing about by force of ft change in the political or social order of the whole or any part of the united States, It* territories or possessions." That, was one of the biggest, diplomatic lies In history. As soon as Ihe Russian recognition had been pushed through by President Roosevelt, the floodgate opened to an Influx of Communist agents determined, in violation of Russia's agreement, today the foundation for the destruction of our country- Russians conspired to steal American secrets, to subvert American policies, to sabotage American research and production, to stir up hatred, to foment discontent. In every way possible, the Russians, in the face of their agreement, violated It. Now—When we are supposed to be tightening ranks In the fight against Communism— w« should break off diplomatic relations with Kussla for violation of the agreement which was required when recognition was granted. Would we have recognized Russia, even In 1933. if the Communists had told us they would send their spies against us and conspire for the downfall of the united States? Of course not. Why, then, should we continue diplomatic relations when it has been abundantly proved that the. Communists are guilty of the international criminality which would have prevented recognition in the first place.—Chattanooga News-Free Press. -imited Humility As Defense Secretary Charles Wilson told it to Washington reporters, he and Mr. Arthur Godfrey "were a draw" on their deer-hunting expedition to Michigan earlier in the week. Neither, he explained, got a deer. But that's not. the way the radio-television star told it to the Nashville press when he stopped over here briefly one day later. "1 got one buck and missed five of 'em," he said at Berry Field. "The secretary didn't even see one." Among hunters, it, woulri ?cem, even humility has its limits.—Nashville Tennesscan. Jse Of Power The power of Labor, when used to further the legitimate interacts ol thp working men, is an niset to our economy, but when the power of Labor is exercised in ways that are obviously against the public intrests then that power becomes a menace. —Baltimore aid.) Daily Record. SO THEY SAY I Am sure the world consists only of airports. —Pam Martin completes round the world flight. * * * The Eisenhower administration has greater assignment from destiny than the exposure of past espionage. The attempt, to establish peace mu.^t be made—A. A. Berle, former assistant Secretary of State. * * * This struggle dominates all other considerations of our times. The issue— Freedom versus Communism — is a life-and - death matt-r. to my mind, it- is the MnisRlc ol the ages.—President Eisenhower. * * * I wi.'h lo make It clear beyond any manner of doubt that Pakistan will tolerate no inteference with her domestic or foreign policy from any quarter whatsoever. —Prime Minlstfr Mohammed All. Our Changing World * I kKOW SfoU'LL "&E HAI -16 G4R&Y TH0 LOAP W Peter Edson'$ Washington Column — 'Coexistence Is Catch-Word Emerging as Communist Line WASHINGTON —(NEA1— Soviet | munist spheres of influence. The Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA1— E X • ] dian. clusively Yours: Michael de Toth, eipht - year - old son of Veronica j A blonde beauty Lake and Director Andre ,de Toth. was saved at the llth hour from major surgery for a suspected throat malignancy. Doctors will nou- perform a series of minor operations, hut the boy may have, to breathe through a tube inserted into his throat for a period of time. Spike Jones has blueprinted threatening to cross the Atlantic to continue her romance with Johnnie Hay. She chased him all over England and France, but newsmen never got Wise to the story. She'll Show 'Em It wasn't cold feet, but the unavailability of cheogvapher Jack Cole that prompted Mitzi Gaynor to bow out of her $15,000-per-wcck ttca „_ r _ engagement at a Las Vepfas nitery. live TV show from Hollywood, If Fox clears the new time for her, titled "The Craziest Show on I she will show the roulette set a Earth," for 1954. It will be the first two - hour - long: television ,ja m borce to take place every week. Every big publicity office in Hollywood has made overtures to represent June Haver in her film comeback, but so far June has said "No" to the most persuasive drum-beaters. The big money behind the Robert Mitchum-Jane Russel-Nick Ray in- j dependent film 'company will come from Grorge McGee, a wealthy Texan who is MHchum's buddy. | thing or two about dancing. Zsa Zsa Gabor has only to say "yes" to draw the .starring role in "Female of the Species." Joel McCrea's son, Jody, now 19. has enrolled in a midwestern college to major in drama. He wants to follow in his famous dad's footsteps, but Joe-1 insists on a college education first. It's Jean Peters, not Marilyn There's some not - In-the-script drama* hut the way, in U-J's "Black .cho Canyon," costarring^ Joe and Marl Blanchard. Until Marl was nine years old, she was stricken with infantile paralysis. Monroe, who gets the plum role ! Joel's mother is credited with along with Bella Darvi in Fox's ! helping her pull through and re- big Cinemascope spectacle, "The Egyptian." Russia's newly expressed willingness to attend a meeting of the Big Four Foreign Ministers has revived Interest in the idea of continued "coexistence" of the Communist and non - Communist worlds, with nei- United States has always rejected the idea of an immoral commitment. To offset coexistence, the Truman administration adopted, the policy of containment of -communism. This was implied to mean confining communism to the borders of Soviet Russia and aiding those countries that wished to re- ther side de- sist the spread of communism, as Peter Edson clared winner of the cold war. "Coexistence" is is (mother of the trick words nf diplomacy. Like the now - rejected vord, "containment," it is an ef- ort to describe an entire, complex oreign policy conception in a single word. This word may mean one thing to the Russians, another thing to the United States and its western European ftlltes. To the Russians, coexistence is said to mean having the two combating systems of economy and government — socialism vs. capitalism and dictatorship vs. democracy — existing side by side on ' a kind of live - and - let - live | in Greece and Korea. Containment has been repudiated by the Eisenhower - Dulles administration in the desire to have a more aggressive foreign policy. It is as yet unnamed by .a catchword, but its intent is said to be .. Now ft can be told: CBS paid Mart Scott and Dennis King weekly salaries for over a year to tie them up for the starring roles in the televersion of "Life With Father," only to turn the parts over to Lurene Turtle and Leon Ames just before the cameras were plugged in. It's Only Marie Marie Wilson, on a shopping spree, asked a .store buyer for his card so she could remember his name. It read: "M. T. Murray. Buyer." Marie glanced at the card and said, "Thank you, Mr. gain the use of her limbs. Fred Sears, directing "The Miami Story" for Sam Katzman at Columbia, denies he's the brother of Bobo Rockefeller as rumored around Hollywood for months. Bo-- bo acted in westerns as Barbara Sears before she became Mrs. Winthrop Rockefeller. Ginny Simms' friends believe her next hubby will be Dr. A.1 Huenergardt. But her divorce from Bob Calhoun won't be final until March. Sammy Kaye said It, "The best way to get a man to recognize ability is to dress in a low - cut gown." Most folks in this section who can Europe. If a depression hits, the Russians seem to think that the I Buyer." United States would stop its for- j eign aid and withdraw American .There may be censorship howls forces now In Europe. Such a world I over "Tender Hearts." a new a ff orc j jt have been in bed with flicker. Franchesca di Scaffa plays j coldS( flU) ca t fever, etc., at some a lady of the evening in some of, ^g or otner cj ur j ng the past coup- the most censornble scenes ever le oj wee ks. —Omega (Ga.i News, filmed in Hollywood. condition, the Communists believe, would make the west more willing to trade with'Soviet Russia on Its own terms. Time factors working In favor of [ the west are said to be Its great technical lead and its continuing rates. Also, the Marshall Plan, high production success of the North Atlantic T tion and the Europe Community are counted on to set back Soviet expansion in the \vest. Misled by headlines in the west- Peter Lawford's mother, Lady ary Lau-ford, no longer has the financial blues. She just returned Officer: "Private, there will be a number of high officers here for lunch. I want vou to stand bv the Mary LauTord, no longer has the ; door and ca ,, ^ gues( ., nam ^ ag from England, where she quali- Treaty Organic '«« d '° receive Ihe pension of her luropean Defense late husband, Sir Sidney. Teen-aned Anne Whitficld, Who has matched acting ability with they arrive." Private: "Boy. I'll like that. But who keeps me out of the stockade?" — Laniar (Mo.) Democrat. Everybody needs something . no matter how trivial, to be proud of, forcing back communism and lib- f. Rr n press that the European De crating nil countries now under fense Community idea was fallinp '' I Hollywood's best on radio since ] and it looks now as if the mon who Communist domination. Not much liberating has been accomplished thus far, however, and there Is considerable opinion— particularly in Europe — that communism won't be pushed back, even by a hot war that nobody wants. Statesmen who consider themselves realists are now saying that coexistence should be recognized as a fact of life. Soviet Russia isn't Jody Lawrance and the -Holly- basis during any given phase of ?0 ing to push the United States history. Under this definition, coexistence could be nothing more than another, milder name for continuing the cold war, from the American point of view. The American Interpolation has been that coexistence implied a permanent division of the world into Communist and non - Corn- around and vice versa. Likewise, neither side is winning the cold war. Diplomatic effort should therefore be directed towards finding means by which the two sides can Hve together with a minimum of conflict, if not in peace. The Russians are still counting capitalistic depression and apart, the Russians may have felt that eastern Germany would fall into their hands. They are brought sharply up against the reality of this mistake, however, by the results of the west German elections and the riots in East Berlin. In the meantime, the idea of peaceful coexistence of the Communist and non - Communist worlds Is again emerging as the Communist line. If a meeting of the Amer- ] mother turned her over to a guar- Ican, British, French and Russian Foreigsi Ministers is finally arranged, the theme of coexistence is likely to be heard often and loud in the Soviet propaganda utterances. she was seven, gets her big movie break in "White Christmas." She's Penny on radio's One Man's Family, and her film acting is the reason the script had her run away from home- boast, 1 ; he has never been to a drive- in movie will make it safely through another season.—Knoxville (Tenn.) Journal. Its no Mystery why those Russians keep trying to substitute theirs lor our peace talk plans. Ours might wood agent who held 99 per cent of tes. her heart have called off the romance. Few people know it, but Jody and Marilyn Monroe were raised together before Marilyn's lead to peace.—New Orleans Sta- One should not be trapped by this catchword in the pronouncements breakup of the western alliance In I Slates nnd Euro) of misguided pacifists in the United ipe. tbe Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Pleurisy probably should not he classified among the common diseases of mankind, but it is not exactly rare either, nnd no one. who has ever suffered from pleurisy can ever forget it. The name comes from "pleura" which is a tissue lining the lungs. The pleura lies not only between the chest wall and the lungs, hut also extends between the lobes of the lungs. It is inflammation o£ this lining and the symptoms which are caused thereby which is called pleurisy. Acute pleurisy begins with R great deal of pain. Pain may be felt anywhere around the chest hut is most common in front and low down. A dry and painful couch is common. In addition a deep breath also makes the pain worse. Fever is likely to be present. When the doctor listens over the painful area with his stethescope, he can usually hear the rubbing sound made by the inflamed pleura underneath. When this rub is present the diagnosis is eslab* lished. An X-ray also often helps to make the diagnosis. The treatment is difficult. The underlying cause must be searched out and treated if possible. Bed rest during this acute •stage is essential. Hot or cold applications and pain-killing drugs may be needed to brine; some relief. One form of treatment is to strap the painful side with a wide piece of adhesive tape which prevents some of the chest movements Which produce the distress. Fluid May Collect Fluid quite often accumulates m the space between the, pleura and the chest wall. This is another difficult condition, but may be loss painful than tho dry variety. Usually the fluid oan be diiuvn mil through a needle. If not caused by tuberculosis, this may be sutficiMU to bring relief after two or throe treatments. pleurisy with accumulation of fluid. Either of these may start gradually or can follow an acute attack. The chronic or dry pleurisy may drag on for weeks or months and be accompanied by a good deal of pain. If it lasts too long, the King itself may be injured. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE By OSWALD JACOBT Written for NEA Service Holdup Play Useful In Some Instances '!The holdup is less useful at suit contracts than nt no-trump," says Alfred Sheinwold in his "Second Book of Bridge," a neu' book on the play of the cards for beginners. However, he then shows a hand in which the holdup play leads to success. "West opens the five of hearts." he writes, in describing the hand shown today, "nnd you count your losers: none in trumps, two in hearts, one In diamonds, nnd per- ncsse succeeds, you will have no trouble, for you will then lose only Ihe two hearts and a diamond. You must provide, if you can, for the loss of the club finesse. "Your best chance Is to hold up the ace of hearts in the hope that you can cut the communications between the two opponents. Your aim is lo restrict the loss to only one heart trick. "Hnvin.? made your plan, you play a l° w heart from Ihc dummy. Bast puts up the king, nnd you play low. Enst continues with _lhe jack of henrts, and this lime you win the trick. There would be no point since holding then you up any longer, would lose two of hearts you next proceed to drew trumps. West discards a low heart on the second round trumps, so you know that Enst holds four of the five missing trumps. You proceed to drnw all four of them, discarding a low heart from dummy on the last. 75 Years Ago In Blytheyille — "You are now ready to try the club finesse. You lead thp ten of clubs from your hnnci and let it ride for a finesse "East wins with the king: of clubs. "This is a disappointment. If the finesse had succeeded your contract would be safe. "East cashes the ace of diamonds. You are glad to see this. If West had held the ace of diamonds he would have used it as an entry to his high heart. "Now East lends another dia- Mrs. J. E. Halsell and daughter. Miss Ernestine, spent yesterday in Memphis. E. M. Terry, Jr., Todd Harrison and Coleman Stevens will arrive home tomorrow from Conway, where they are students at Hendrix '{ j College, to spend the holidays with their parents. Walter Stewart ol the Memphis Commercial Appeal was principal speaker at the annual Cnickasaw Athletic Club football banquet. If some more details of what •happened in the Democratic administrations continue to emerge, a lot of people may begin to suspect some of the former officeholders didn't put all that they might have in the books they wrote. Sight Seeing Answer to Previous Puzzle DOWN 1 Touches lightly 2 Bagdad is its capital 3 Feminine appellation WEST NORTH 14 4K105 4 107 *AQJ83 EAST 46 £ 7 4 3 2 VQ10852 *KJ • J842 4 AS653 + K6 SOUTH (D) * AQJ93 V A63 A 10 y 2 Neither side vul. South 1 4 24 44 West Pass Pass Pass North 24 34 Pass Opening lead—V 5 East Pass Pass Pass mond. Thanks to your holdup he unable to lead another heart. You win the second round of diamonds with the kin? and can now safely run the clubs lo discard your last losing heart. You make your contract, losing tma heart, | one club, nnd one diamond." If Ihe render mis.sp.s n holdup play after this clear explanation, don't blame Slu'lnwold—or me. Although the refusal lo lake an arc 6 Bay tree 7 Heap 9 Firmness 10 Enthusiastic ardor 11 Augments 16 Sea nymph 20 Rage 22 Sicker 24 Helen of 25 Afresh 28 Hurt 30 Bewildered 31 The • Indies 33 Helped 35 More sacred 40 Island Troy's mother 43 Blur the chiefly Besides acule pleurisy there is a 'heart tricks immediately. ., ...„,-,.,. chronic dry pleurisy and chronic 1 "Having won Vhe second round I it also even at tlrst round of n suit is no-trump piny, .look for a suit contract. ACROSS 1 Where the Leaning Tower is ' located 5 Scenic Swiss mountains 9 Mediterranean 4 Subside 5 Insect 12 Bedouin 13 Fasten 14 Bailey in 5 Roof material 26 Arduous London 15 Tropical spider 17 Boy 13 Glide on Ice 19 Keeps 21 Iroquoian Indian 23 Finish 24 —— Vegas, Nevada 27 Girl's name 2!) 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