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I' uyt' 1 wo H (j El Phone 7-3431 Between 8 A. M. and 4 P. M. Calendar Monday, July 24 . The Night Circle of \V. M. S. of First Baptist Church will meet Monday night. July 24. at 7::i() in the Fellowship Hall for the Hoyal Service program and Ann Woller- mnn Circle will be in charge. All members are urged Io attend. Difficult to Understand Senator's Aim THE DRUG INDUSTRY By GEORGE E. SOKOLSKY It is difficult to quite understand what Senator Kefauver is getting at in his investigation of | the drug industry. If it is prices n.in. Mcloy'Kj' na ' no seeks to regulate, then home; fi:f,n ix- Ann; 10 Rhode's i wl) y no( ''OHulale all prices of all hume: lf):: ! l) McCaskill: 11:05 a t;l " ()ocls - lf ' 1e objects to labels and Youth's home' 11:30 Farles 1 home | tr ''" u> "iimes. he makes a mis- 1L'::)0 Kidd's home; 2::«) Ilix Loesi lake because sensible folks not Bookmobile Schedule ; Bookmobile , week: | .Inly 25 - schedule for next Folks Won't Admit They're Average By JOY MILLER AP Women's Editor NEW YORK <AP>-"Why is it people don't svant to admit they're average?" wonders nurse Luella Hennessey. "Why aren't they happy to be ordinary? "Happiness is laughter and being everyday and down-to-earth. Now you take this ordinary family, the Kennedys—" and without waiting for (he inevitable chuckling to subside, she's off on a subject close to her heart. "The Kennedys are an example of how an ordinary family could be brought up—even without the money. The potential was there. but the Kennedy children have reached the heights they have because of their early home life. The President's great qualities stem directly from his character- building upbringing. It could serve as a guide for child-rearing today." If anyone knows about the Kennedy's family life it's Luella Hennessey, a RN nurse. She works in a Boston hospital, she soothed 13-year-old Pat Kennedy through an emergency appendectomy. She spent the summer at Hyannis Port and later accompanied the Kennedys to London for two years while the father, Joseph P. Kennedy, was U.S. ambassador. Although she returned to her hometown of Walpole, Mass.. to take charge of the local office of the Visiting Nurse Association, she has never been far from the Kennedy life. At the drop of a safety pin she flies off around the country to take care of the President's wife and sisters and sisters-in-law when they're having babies. Of 19 births so far. she's missed only one—and that was because of a virus. Miss Hennessey won't take pay for her Kennedy work. "Friendship is more important than a few dollars," she says. Over the years the Kennedys have laden her with gifts. : Grocery; :i Head's 'home: 4 Curn- niings home. 1 July 2« — !i:::o Bluff City: 10:45 Bryson's Cafe: 11:45 Cagel's' Ser, vice Station; I::i0 Pleasant Hill. Juh 27 — 8.20 Noi veil's home; ; !i Columbus Community: 10 Parkhome: 10::>0 Cross' J. J. Byer's home: il Amor.-t'tlV Grocery: l:liO Bob's i Grocery; 2::!0 Lucks Ranch: 3 : Collum's home. Pentagon Leak Is Suspected WASHINGTON <AP> — Sen. J. ! William Fulbright. D - Ark., said ! today he suspects "some one at the Pentagon" leaked a confiden- i tial memorandum which an aide i said dealtli with military officers' ; public comments theories. on political I Fulbright. chairman of the Seni ate Foreign Relations Committee, | refused Io make the memoran- i dum public. He said it was pre| pared by the committee staff for j him personally, and he sent cop- I ies to Secretary of Defense Robert | S. MeNamara and to President I Kennedy. ! On July 11. a short time after the Memorandum was sent, the Defense Department announced new restrictions on speeches by I top military men. The officers I were told in effect to stick to military matters and stay away from such things as foreign policy. The New York Times reported today the department's directive resulted from Fulbright's memorandum. The Fulbright aide said Wynne Boy Will Tour Formosa TAIPEI (AP) - Two U.S. 4-H club representatives arrived Thursday for a five-month tour of Chinese farms on Formosa. They were Miss Dorothy I. Bickerling. 22, Greely, Colo., and Charles L. Brown, 20 Wynne Ark. Saenger THEATRE he did not know whether there was any connection. I The aide said the memo- conj sisted largely of published reports I of speeches by military men at "strategy for survival" seminars I at which they spoke. Such seminars were held at Little Rock, Fort Smith and Fayetteville. At least one member of Fulbright's committee criticized the memorandum which New York Times said reported "a central j theme (in the officers' speeches) I that the primary, if not exclusive I danger to this country is internal Communist infiltration." I Sen. Frank J. Lausche, D-Ohio, !said "The conclusions in this . memorandum do not reflect my thinking about people who are trying to alert the nation to the ! vices of the Communist system." I Fulbright declined to discuss j the memorandum's contents, say- ling "It was a private memorandum and was not intended for public use and the committee was not involved." He added: "It was not released by me, or by the committee staff, and I do not intend to release it. It must have LAST TIME TODAY "THE GAMBLER WORE A GUN" Plus "UNDERWORLD USA" LATE SHOW . . . 10:30 "OPERATION EICHMANN" SUN • MON . TUES gbree Stooges DIXIE On Hwy. W -'/? Milt S. Hope Hi TONIGHT Th« Big Family Hits "BELLBOY" and "THI BOY AND THE LAUGHING DOG" SUN • MON 7.45 • 9:00 "OPERATION EICHMANN' 1 Th« Headlines of Yester year and Today Come Alive in This Picture . . . only demand original labels when they buy a medicine but gel to know it by name of the bottle. The day when the doctor scrawls in Latin so that no one can read what he says, not even the pharmacist, is over. We want to know what is it that goes into us. Also there is the advantage of not taking the wrong medicine, the killer instead of the healer. Senator Kefauver. in a previous investigation, gave the impression that he was bringing the underworld to the surface. It was exciting to watch Frank Costello testify before a television camera. When that investigation was all over, the underworld was still in business, as potent as ever, pushing heroin as actively as possible; organized vice continued to compete with private immoral persons: graft in public office became increasingly scientific. Precisely what Senator Kefauver accomplished by his crime investigation is not clear. He dropped the whole business. Now since December 1959, he has been going after the legitimate drug business. He does not claim that any of these companies are engaged in illegal practices. No one is sent to prison as a result of this investigation. Nothing is being done to stop manufacturers from spending millions of dollars for research. It is therefore difficult to discover precisely what the Senator seeks to accomplish. I have gone through the material diligently, seeking to discover why I have to take expensive pills when I feel so good and can do twice as much work as I used to do. The Senatorial committee's reports do not help me at all. In fact, 1 find much of their information to be baby-stuff, uninformative and not very helpful. Of course, drugs are expensive; so are tombstones. Recently vvnen my secretary was dying, all sorts of isotopes were used and I presumed that they cost a lot of money. The total bill was enormous. But if one of the Isotopes could have saved her life, it would have been cheap at any price. Nowhere is so much done for the sick as in this country and it is done mostly by private pharmaceutical companies that spend their money on research and then on promoting the drug. Much of this expenditure may be wasted because the research does not prove out. However, one success may save thousands of human lives and how much is a life worth? Furthermore there is danger in what Senator Kefauver is doing. Patients and their families lose confidence in particular drugs that get front page attention because they are played up at a committee hearing. I know that nobody several years ago sur- the series of illnesses that , July Summertime comfort can be achieved in hot weather with tricks like these. Fill a hot water bottle with ice and slip it into bed shortly before you go to sleep (left). At the end of a hot, humid clay, relax in a tub of soapy, tepid water. This will both cool and refresh you. This girl uses an inexpensive foam headrest to make herself comfortable (center). In the morning, a light spraying of cologne is a spicy touch that makes you feel and look cool (right). been leaked by Pentagon." ,- someone at the ] had - but 1 have survived and am more active than ever. I am amused by friends who come up to me to say: "How wonderful you look, but do you feel as well as you look?" Sure, and I am do- WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. J. William Fulbright, D - Ark., recently sent a lengthy memo to the Defense Department on the subject of military officers' comments on political theories in seminars around the country, a spokesman for Fulbright said Thursday. However, the spokesman said he did not know if there was any connection between the memo and a Defense Department directive instructing military officers to stick to military matters in public talks. The memo, prepared by the staff of Senate Foreign Relations Committee which is headed by Fulbright. was sent to the De- fence Department in the past three weeks. The directive was announced July 11. 1 The Fulbright spokesman said the memo largely consisted of published reports on speeches by military men at "strategy for sun iva!" seminars conducted by the military for general public consumption. Such seminars were held at Lit, tie Rock. Fort Smith and Fayetteville, Ark. A quick bed in this modern room is a sleek sofa by day. Bates cushion is made up with sheets and blankets eon- cealed bjrnpholstery covering. Rolling hack section for. War 4 fcadies bed for the night, fillow is housed in compart, incnt in hack. DOROTHY DIX It's My Readers' Turn! ing more work. And if someone tells me that the bag of medicines I carry about with me are expensive, I must laugh, particularly when I read circulars advertising graves. I would rather pay for a medicine than a grave any day. So what is the complaint? Apparently Senator Kefauver says that the manufacturer charges too much. Much of the testimony that I have read has to do with faulty arithmetic. This is quite natural and reminds me when I was young in Shanghai. Some of us were interested in making an extra dollar out of China's share of what was known as reparation dyes; very enthusiastic but not sound businessmen. We added a 10 per cent profit to the cost and lost lots of money. We had, of course, failed to include Interest on the money, exchange from one currency to another, shipping, insurance and all sorts of other charges. We subsequently calculated that a 200 per cent mark-up would have By HELEN WORlDEN ERSKINE I welcome letters from readers who speak up. The recent letter from an Army civilian! wife who protested the long separation from her husband continues to draw fire. Now comes one from the wife of a commercial fisherman. Dear Helen: I've just read the letter from "Disgusted Navy Wife," also that written by an Army civilian wife svho signed herself "Nervous Wreck." Talk about women who can't take it What's happened to our Spartan spirit? I am married to a commercial fisherman. His work requires Mm to be on the water most of the time. I hale being alone, especially at night, but why gripe? I love my husband and want him to be happy so I stay at home, where I belong, and wait patiently for his return. We have tsvo children and are very, very happy. The great panacea for loneliness is work. I keep busy! Dear Fisherman's Wife: There is no therapy like work, as most of us have learned from experience. Wasn't it Vergil who snicl, "Hard work conquers all things." publish all or part of this letter. It may encourage others to do what I should have done, write you! —Mrs. J. Dear Mrs. J.: Letters like yours more than compensate for the time and effort invested in this column. I do care about the people who write me! It is possible to break through the wall which separates you and your husband if you talk as you write. Your heart was in this letter to me. Try it. If that doesn't work then write hmi. Slip the letter under his plate at breakfast or mail it to his office. I suggested this to one couple on the verge of a break. II worked! II. S. Output Continued from Page One creased. And about $5 billion of the increase is due to a reversal in business inventory policy. In the first 'three months of the year businessmen were cutting back their stocks at a rate of $4 billion. In the following three months they stopped living off stocks on hand and began building up inventories again at a rale of $1 billion. This made a difference in the GNP of $5 billion. The recovery getting under way this spring added to the national output by an increase in factory production — although some of these goods went into inventories rather than into final consumer sales. Pay scales were rising in some industries. Work weeks were lengthened by many companies. Both added to the total of national income. Government spending is sure to rise. And the Berlin crisis seems likely to add still more to the already increasing outlay for defense. Most business executives are forecasting better days ahead for their own companies. If there are any worries expressed it's over the rising federal deficit might do to monetary inflation, and what wage- price increases might do the cost of living. '3T Hope Star Published every weekday afternour SfAft PUBLISHING CO. MM. C. I. Palmer, President Alex. H. Washburn, Secy-Treat, of The Star Building Star of Hope 1S99; press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 192» 212-14 South Walnut Street Hope, Arkansas x. H. Woshburn, Editor & P 'aul H. Jones, Managing Editor Oonnl Porker, Advertising Mqr. C. M. (P«d) Roier, Jr., Clrc'l. George W. Hosmer, Meeh. Supt. Entered as second class matter a the Post Office of Hope, Arkansas under the Act of March 3, 1897. Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Subscription Rates (payable in advance) By carrier In Hope and neighboring Per week , $ f 3> One month "».'.!( Per year 13.6< By mail in Hempstead, Nevada LaFayette, Howard and Miller COUP lies — Ono month $ .1! Three monthi 1.8! Six months 3.5* One year ...» 6.5t All other mall — Three months 3.9t Six months 7.81 Ono year 15.66 Send your problems to Helen Warden Erskine. Be sure to enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope and address her care of this newspaper. Helpful leaflete available. Write for "Keystones of The Home." Here is a message for the "Distraught Mother" who, unable to forgive her wayward daughter, sought vainly for peace of mind. "Dear Distraught Mother; If there is one book outside the Bible which will help you, it is "The Miracle of Mind' Power" by Dan Custer. Other books tell you what to do, this one tells- you how. — Mrs. Hall, Campbell, California." The spokesman said the memo brought us a slight profit. It is Dear Helen: I have been reading the Dorothy Dix column every evening for 20 years after coming home from work. This is the most peaceful time in my busy life. Recently, you printed a lettc-r from a young girl who wanted io write. It was just such a letter as 1 might have written when a girl. I. to, had difficulty at home, being the storm center of the whole sordid situation. I thought I could resolve my own problems, but Burns Fatal to Spa Man HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Robert Severs, 30, was fatally burned today in a fire which gutted his four-room home. Firemen said Severs ran out of the building with his clothing on fire. He died five hours later at a hospital. Survivors include his widow. Continued from Paee One because Khrushchev had snid i would be t'iiis way. ihat soonei or later in: 1%I the Russian' once again would demand that the Al- I lies get out of Berlin. The la-'t time Khrushchev did 1 this—I!)")!!-")!)—hi 1 set n deadline for a settlement but then let it slide past. Now again the Russian has set. a deadline. It's six months. But w'hat Kennedy doesn't know is whether Khi'iishchev means it this time. So the best he can do. on any move he makes is; guess. lie had a: choice: be- firm or back up. le chose to be firm. But he. ap- iears more Mian just firm, lie's iccn tough. For instance: He has let it bo nown his administration i? con- idering mobili/ation of the. na- ion's- armed forces. But in doing o—since, he can't read the Rusan's mind—all he can hope is hat he's doing right. He doesn't know if Khrushchev ; bluffing. .He doesn't know if lie Russian just, wanted to keep he pot. boiling 'without any in- ention of a showdown in the hopo ic'rl benefit by any weak spot hat showed up in Kennedy. If this guess 1 is right, then 1 it night bo assumed a tough Ken- K'fly might cool him off. but this sn't necessarily a correct as- jiimption since it might have just 'he opposite effect on Khrushchev. Kennedy's toughness may force Khrushchev, even though he had started out bluffing, to feel he las to gel equally tough, or Nofl Advcrtls'ng Representatives 4,rkansas Dailies, Inc., 1602 Str;""l< Bldg. Memphis 2, Tenn.; SOS T£<Oi Bank Bldg., Dallas 2, Texas; 360 N Michigan Ave., Chicago 1, III.; 60 E. 42nd St., Mew York 17, N. Y.; 1763 Penobscot Bldg., Detroit 2, Mich Terminal Bldg., Oklahoma City 2 Okta. Member of The Associated Press The Associated Press I. entitled ex clusively to tha use for republication of all the local news printed in thi newspaper, as well as all AP new dispatches. ; Deaf School Asks ; $1.5 Million LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Board of Trustees of the State School for the Deaf will ask the jnext legislature for $1.5 million in emergency construction money, the school needs a new kitchen and dining room, a home economics room, an administration building and a home for the superintendent, Board Chairman T. A. Prewitt said. Youth Drowned at Pine Bluff PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) James Moore, 11, of the Dollar- way Community, drowned in a muddy pond three miles north of here Thursday when his homemade boat sank in six feet of water. The body was recovered. Dorothy Dix is a registered trademark. Released by The Bell Syndicate Feature Roadblock in Quest for Little Kuwait Editor's Note—Webb McKinley, Associated Press cliief of Middle East services, flew to Baghdad, when Iraqi Premier Abdel Karim Kassem laid claim to the oil-rich sheikdom of Kuwait. Now back in Beirut, he gives an uncensored report of the dilemma facing Kassem. By WEBB MCKINLEY BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP)—Premier Abdel Karim Kassem of Iraq has reached a roadblock in his quest for Kuwait. When Kassem announced on June 25 that Iraq was claiming the enormously wealthy oil sheikhdom on its southern border, was handled by the committee (just simple arithmetic. staff because some of the .speeches by the officers "con- DON'T DELAY! Drive out to Jordan's "Get Fat Shop" where you can get food for your freezer; butter beans, peas, okra. H.T. JORDAN ».»,,„« NASHVILLE, ARK. Phone 588-W1 Copyright, 1961 King Features Syndicate, Inc- cerned matters of foreign policy." At a news conference July 11, Deputy Secretary of Defense Roswell Gilpatric said the department "has been concerned since the beginning of this administration by inquiries from the public | and Congress concerning efforts learned the hard way, being too j there were two courses before emotionally involved to ai. ive at j him. Says Hospital a Fire Hazard LITTLE ROCK (AP) — ", w !e superintendent of the Stale Hospital warns that patients in the ancient buildings will die in a mass cremation if fire gets out of hand. Dr. Granville L. Jones said the hospital has about 12 fire alarms a year and its staff is "constantly fearful" that one of them will cause havoc. He told a Little Rock Civic Club "the hospital needed $72 million for c 0.- struction and repairs. .outlier, or otherwise'- lose face both him Beautiful Dyed-To-Match SKIRTS and SWEATERS By Koret of Calif, and Jo Collins — Put Yours On LayAway Today — THE FASHION SHOPPt 103 W. 2nd in Hope a sensible solution. How 1 wish I had written you and saved my family and myself a lot of heartaches. I shan't go into detail for i hesitate to dwell on past mistakes but this much I will say. I've been married 24 years and thought I knew my husband. Ahs we can-not understand each other! I have my pride. There is this high wall between us. How can I break through, or tear il down? Even though post 46, 1 feel iby Defense Department personnel j brant and young again. Just tell- jto indoctrinate the public on non-ling you all this helps. Thank God military matters." Gilpatric did not know if there was any connection between .the Fulbright memo and the directive. for people like you who hold out a comforting hand to those in desperate need of advice, understand- First, he could send his armor across the border and take Kuwait by force in a few hours, presenting to the world an embarrassing fait accompli. Kassem has denied he ever intended to do this and most observers in Baghdad believe him. Second, he could follow a political path and by winning Lhe support of other Arab nations, possibly gaining his objective. Kassem may have felt that somehow he could bring enough pressure against the British to keep thorn on the sidelines. But when British troops were rushed to Kuwait at the ruling, sheik's ing and compassion, i hope you i request, that hope was ended. And any movement of Iraqi :rops into Kuwait now would have, to contend not only with the British but also with Saudi Arabian and possibly other Arab forces. The political road also appears blocked. Kassem picked up support from a few Arab states, notably Morocco and Yemen. But most of the Arab League is back ing Kuwait. During the celebrations last week of the third anniversary o Kassem's revolution, his speeche. brimmed with anger against the British. Most newspapers in Baghdac have hammered away on the Ku wait isteue for the- past three weeks. Baghdad radio several times a clay has told the people about the "imperialist menace" and "the justice of Iraq's claim. Despite the propaganda liar- rage, there seems to be no great enthusiasm in Baghdad about Ku-; wait. Some Baghdadis treat it as a joke. Others shrug and ask, "Well, what have wo lost?" Only a very few believe Kassem will win. But Kassem can ill afford failure. As one trained observer put it, "I would not say it will make his position precarious. It will make it more precarious." Two major factors in Kassem's future are the army and the proverbial man in the street. As long as the army stays with him he is secure and the reaction of tin- man on the street was difficult for the outsider to measure. Barring military action, which he continues to insist he will not take, it would' seem that Kass-cm can only bide his time, keep up the propaganda flood at home and try to make Kuwait a popular domestic grievance. n a way that hurls and communism. Yet if Kennedy showed weak- .icsrf, e.veiv though KlMtshchev :i;ul only meant to bluff, it would be an invitation to the. Russian Lo push his luck and trample all over KeniH-dy and Ihe West. And Kennedy's- weakness could wreck the Western alliance. So Kennedy, while lough, hasn't beer.- crude or brutal: he's left the door open for Khrushchev to .ilk .sense:. At this moment in the Kcnncdy- Khrus'hchev give.-and-take no con 1 cessions arc- being offered. It's 1 loo soon for that. 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