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tAGEFOUl BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1954 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAJNES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON. Editor PAUL 0. HUMAN. Advertising Managtr Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered *» second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- grttc. October fi, 1917, Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier - in the city of Blytheviile or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, 12.50 for six months, fl.25 for three months; by mail ontside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations The Lord I* the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: Thou maintainest my lot. — Psalms 1€:5. * * * Faith in the heerafter is as necessary for the intellectual, as the moral character; and to the man of letters, as well as to the Christian, the present forms but the slightest portion of his existence. — Southey. Barbs Statistics show that'an ordinary pipe can be smoked in 18 minutes/ If you don't run out of matches. * * * Any person who it alw»yi feeling sorry for himself should be. * * * There are thousands of miles of concrete roadi in the U. S. but they never reach where you are going. * * * In some bickwood*, * dude it a fellow who f*te Mi hair cut in March instead of ApriL * * # A kiss has a runny way of getting back to it* originator. Free World Can't Afford Many More Red Triumphs It should be clear to us all that a Communist victory of major proportions now impends in Indochina. Any chance that the French might somehow gain an advantageous truce has gone glimmering. The French assured this result by withdrawing their farces from the southern third of the vital Red River Delta, with 2,500-000 of that area's 8,000,000 population. Seldom has so much been given a foe by default. The Communist triumph at Dien Bien Phu is modest by comparison. The delta area yielded contains the largest towns lost to the Reds in the entire eight-year Avar. In any truce negotiations between the French and the rebel Viet Minn. it had been assumed the French probably would bargain away the Red River region in return for firmer control over southern Viet Nam and other Tndochi- nese provinces of Laos and Cambodia. But by evacuating the richest part of the delta. France would seem to have destroyed its principal bargaining power. This suggests that the Communists will be able to enforce almost any kind of truce they desire. That makes it unlikely that the French will be left with a position that would invite the development within Indochina of a strong defense line to be supported by some possible Southeast Asian alliance of free nations. If any such line is now to be drawn, prospects are that it wil] be outside the soil of Indochina. Just where is another story. Speculation hardly would be profitable at this moment. What is important for all of us in America is to recognize the macrni- tude of the approaching Communist victory. It will be the biggest forward stride for World Communism since the Reds conquered China in 1949. For everyone agrees that Indochina is the key bastion barring the way to all Southeast Asia. Thus the year 1954 will record that another tragedy befell the forces of freedom in the world. Twice before in the 20th century, free men have suffered such tragedies to occurr until they faced the menace of final defeat Then they rose up and smashed the enveloping tyranny. Will they do it that way again? Or will their luck run out this time? There cannot be many more big losses to communism before we shall have to seek answers to these painful questions. •in November. 1939, not longr after tht o^brtftk of WroM War II, ve« in Great Britain all received copies of a little book that quickly became their most treasured possession. The book contained ration coupons. From that date until July fourth of this year, the ration book has been the constant companion of every British family . To us Americans, who felt the pinch or rationing for less than four years and shook off the restriction the moment the war ended, it seems almost incredible that the British have known this irritating control continuously for 15 years. That the British have endured rationing for so long, and especially for nine years beyond the end of war. is high tribute to their courage, to their capacity for self - denial in periods of great national stress. This patience with the intefering hand of government confirms what is best in the British character. Government control too readily becomes a firm habit. It has almost the power of a narcotic. We cannot help but feel that the British people have performed a slightly remarkable feat in casting ration books into the discard after so-long. For Separate Schools More than one thousand colored citizens of Columbia County have petitioned the board of education there to maintain separate white and Negro educational facilities in the proposed school building program. Other Negroes, who did not sign, told the county school superintendent they wish to retain their own culture, ideals and individuality, and desired assistance in retaining separate schools. A similar situation has developed in at least one other Georgia county and will probably come about in others, for colored and white alike are aware that customs and traditions of many de- cadeS cannot be changed overnight merely because the U. S. Supreme Court has put another interpretation on what is to be the law of the land. In these counties, perhaps the mutual understanding between white man and black man and the cooperation effort- to educate the children of both, separately but equally, can be continued. In others, however, self-styled martyrs will force humiliation, suffering and uneasiness upon their children in an attempt to change conditions which a great majority of Negroes are extremely apprehensive about, changing.—Macon iGa.) News. Here's Your Mat—What's Your Hurry?" VIEWS OF OTHERS The Bald Truth Candidates lor Congress who were counting on. being Thespians on television screens this fall have cause to be hopping mad at Richard L. Neuberger, Democratic aindidate for United States senator from Oregon. Mr. Neuberger recently went on television for a campalgne speech with the bald spot on his head unconcealed by paint, the trace of beard on cheeks and chin uncamouflaged. He eveen refused to use a Teleprompter. He was a politician, not an actor, he told his audience. A campaign to decide who should govern the country was not a stage play or a movie. If he fooled voters by stage makeup or by pretending, by means, of a Teleprompter, that he was speaking extemporaneously on complex matters, he could, be suspected of fooling them as to his stand on issues. At a time when campaigning is moving toward ever greater competition with Hollywood, and the "selling" of candidates to the public has become a bonanza for hucksters, Mr. Neuberger is likely to. have a lot of vested interests on his back. Who is he to block progress, to refuse to use the new histronic techniques for campaigning? How can he expect to get anywhere before audiences conditioned to sauve masters of ceremony frenzied pluggers of commercials, omniscent commentators, unctuous demagogues? If he wants to revert to the "plain as an old shoe technique, why doesn't he do a hillbilly routine? Besides he's not playing fair with all his balding colleagues nor above all with women candidates who'll never win any votes Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD— (NBA) — Exclusively Yours: Another movie queen is giving up her career for marriage .'There will be no more emoting for Wanda Hendrix, now Mrs. Jim Stack. The divorced wife of Audie Murphy, and wealthy Stack, brother of actor Bob, are honeymooning at Lake Tahoe. News Item: "Howard Hughes signs Mario Lanza for comeback movie." At Mario's current weight, Howard will ground. never get him off the Peftr tdson's Washington Column — Prime Problem for Next Year Is U.S. Foreign Economic Policy By PETER EDSOX JfEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON—(NEA) — The Eisenhower administration has already begun to compile the list of things it will want to do next year. One of the first items on the list is a three-year extension of the trade agreements act. That was a "must" item on the Administration's program at the beginning of this will be affair. a lengthy, full-dress Mr. Randall, who is staying on as White House adviser on foreign economic policy on a half-time basis, apparently felt there was not time to organize any. such hearings this year. Also, his program trade. The only provision for coordinating all these activities now Imogene Coca is still a. possibility as Rosalind Russell's costar in "The Girl Rush." There's renewed talk about filming her TV show in Hollywood, and if she comes west the movie can. be fitted into her schedule. James Mason may be reciting Shakespeare in Stratford, Ont., Canda, while wife Pamela Mason is in Hollywood, but it is not a marital separation, as I previously reported. The grapevine has stopped twisting .with the rumor that it is, and the long-distance wires are overheating with their "I miss you, darling" chatter. Hollywood may have found its best new celluloid form in Todd- AO. the latest big. screen process \ to be introduced in the film version of "Oklahoma" Using 65-mm. film, twice the width of standard, and a 60-by-25 - foot curved screen, my face." Humphrey Bogart's saying "Don't you believe it" about the left Warner bros. after many years "because I never want to play another gangster or convict role." Now playing a convict in "My Three Angels," and with a tough gangster part coming up next in "Desperate Hours," Bogie's saying: "I left Warner Bros, because I couldn't stand it any longer. I'm not opposed to gangsters and convicts—if the roles and the plots are good. These are good—that's why I'm playing 'em." If Paramount sign* Spencer Tracy as Bogie's costar in "Desperate Hours" — they're talking about it—it will be another Hollywood reunion. Their only film together was 25 years ago—"Up the River." JANE RUSSELL and Cark Gable, who have been trying toget together in a movie ever since RKO refused to lend Jane to MGM for "Lone Star," will finally make the grade in Fox's "The Tall Men.'* it is in the Cinerama bigness league. Four lenses ranging from 128 to 37 degrees give perfect clarity — the answer to cutting from outdoor vistas to intimate scenes between two people. SALLY FORREST'S 16-week contract in Broadway's '.'Seven Year Itch" may be extended for a year if RKO gives the green light. The producers like her. . . .Pinky Lee soothed a jittery actor on his TV show who complained he was so is through the President! He nervous he'd eaten all his finger- Howard Christie, the U-I producer, is admitting that old comedies on TV gave him the idea for "Abott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops." "My kids sit around the TV set and howl at the old Charlie Chase comedies," he, t odlme. "People want to see slapstick and laugh the way they used to in movie theaters. That's why I decided to go back to the Mack Sennett era." doesn't have time for all the detail that tariff policy requires. He might delegate it. But any "assistant president" created to" boss foreign economic policy would soon ht in the congressional log i build a huge bureaucracy. In a 'short time it would be bossing all jam. The tax reform bill and new social security legislation took pre- this session of Congress. But after j cedence. the act was allowed to expire on j Reluctantly, Mr. Randall made June 12, the President had to ac- j the decision that a one-year re- cept a simple one-year renewal as the best he could get for now. There is some talk of having the House Ways and Means Committee hold hearings on foreign economic policy this fall — probably after the elections. If this could be arranged, it would allow the trade newal of the present trade agreements program was the most that could be hoped for this year. That is what he recommended to the President. There was a feeling that if the the other departments of government. The job given to Mr. Randall a year ago was that of a consultant on foreign economic policy. He has no staff, other than one secretary; he has no authority to give orders to any other departments of government, and he doesn't want it. President had been allowed to go j But sooner or later, some way will all out for the new foreign eco- i have to be found to run this*corn- agreements program to be taken j nomic policy, it mieht have been i plex job up as first order of business by . defeated in an election year. That Where the need for centralized frnft notx* i* riTMTT £»£*£• T2nr Tr-Vm+•>»«»* A ( —^: ^_*_ ^ i ..* . . _. _ -^^r*j.v* U^AJW^A. the new Congress. But whether a might have set the program back lame-duck Congress would have any enthusiasm for this job is doubtful. And if the Democrats win control of Congress in November, for another 20 years. Even the present one-year delay may work a considerable hardship anything done by the present Con- On most of America's allies who gress might have to be done all j want more trade with the United over again next year. j states in place of the aid the'y I have been getting. But it is now Whenever they are held, the felt that with this delay, a better hearings on this international! job can be done in the end. direction of this kind becomes apparent is in handling matters like the Japanese trade problem on which President Eisenhower has been talking lately. Japan's prewar business with China and the British dominions has been cut off. Trade with the U. S. is roughly S200 million exports, $700 million imports. Japan gets no benefits of postwar tariff nails. "Don't worry," said Pinky, "they're only 75 calories." Discount those printed report* of Yoande Donlon becoming a. nun. The MGM chorus girl, who became fattBrroisar - ) sh movies, met English Producer Val Guest )§ New York the other day. and they flew to London together. They'll be hitched now that both are divorced as I told you a couple of weeks ago. Eddie Alert's mad commuting between the Last Frontier floor show in Las Vegas and his TV show in Hollywood was covered by a magazine photographer. Zinn Arthur. During a wild dash to the Vegas airport in a sheriff's car with Zinn. Eddie quipped: "If anything- happens, please photograph me from the left side of 75 Years Ago In B/y*/»ew//e— Mrs. G. O. Poetz of Anniston, Ala., spent last night here with her family. She is the former Miss Adele Langston. IF OUR national administration can evolve a foreign policy that is effective and satisfactory, the average citizen will not care a continental whether that policy is bipartisan or completely partisan or not partisan at all. — Daily Oklahoman. H-bombs are easy to make and not expensive, the government has announced. But no doubt Russia will go in for the large economy size. — Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call. trade program will have to cover i A closely related problem irn- i cuts. A brand new trade proeram all the recommendations made by j pressed on the Eisenhower admin- must be negotiated with everv the Commission on Foreign Eco- j istration is that there is no pro- r*/"\mir* "PnHfir nrjr^oT- tHA /-'naTT-mon- i vHcirm i*i ^rrtTn-rTTrrtorH-f •?»-.*- i^nm-rZlv+m _ nomic Policy under the chairman- j vision in government for coordina- negotiated with every country in the world. If the U. S. trade agreements ship of Clarence 3. Randall. Near-1 tion of foreign trade and economic I act had not been renewed by Conly all members of the cabinet will policies. This isn't a new problem, gress, Japan might go down the have to testify, as their depart- It bothered both the Roosevelt and road to economic ruin and down ments ail have an interest in trade Truman administrations. the drain to communism. Some- policy. Scores of business leaders Many departments of govern- body in government has to watch will also want to be heard. -So | ment have an interest in foreign ! these things. the Doctor Says— Written for .YEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. ! Chronic fatigue is one of the most common complaints in modern society. Sometimes excessix-e work for too long a period, lack of sleep, dietary indiscretions, or a similar explanation is at hand. In such cases the remedy lies in correcting the cause—or at least not doing it again. This kind of fatigue, however, is not much of a problem. The tired feeling which is chronic and per- , , .. >Work Out Answer 3 f the problem of fatigue is en- i R . :ouraging. Last year, for example, i oerorc couraging. a symposium in the nature of an international conference was held in England on this subject. Also a analyze the hand before you play from the dummy at the first trick. Having seen what you need, you win the first trick with dummy's ace of hearts. As your next step, you lead the queen of spades, discovering the bad news. Now you cash the king and ace of diamonds, after which you ruff a diamond with one of dummy's low trumps. You return to your hand by way of the king of hearts and lead your last diamond towards the dummy. If West discards, you can ruff with dummy's remaining small trump. It is then easy to cash the I jack of spades and get to your hand with the ace of clubs in order to draw the rest odthe trumps. If West trumps the fourth diamond, you can overruff in dummy and draw trumps with even greater ease. Either way. West cannot defeat the slam contract. POME In Which Is Offered A Word Of Advice About Giving Your Best Effort At All Times; Don't settle for less Than your share of success. — Atlanta Journal. THE ABSENT-MINDED professor and his absent-minded wife were spending a quiet evening at home when someone banged on the door. She yelled, "0, Gosh, my husband!" And he jumped through the window. —- Greenevilla (Tenn.) Sun, LITTLi L/2— Never underestimate a woman •—unless you are asked to guess How should you play today's hand at a contract of six spades against a heart opening lead? De- It was a suprise to me. I never thought breaking (Roger) Bannister's record would go so smoothly—Trackman John Landry, breaks mile record. XXX It will be a campaign (1954 > half Eisenhower and half McCarthy—half smile and half smear. —National Democratic Chairman Mitchell. The long-range interests of agriculture and the national economy will best be served when we can have less, not more, government regulation and control.—Agriculture Secretary Benson. * x if. Communism has never won a victory over Christianity.—Hotel man Conrad Hilton. x x * If Sen. (Joseph* McCarthy has not purged himself of his contempt of the Senate by July 15, my original resolution (to strip nim of committee chairmanships) will either be brought out of committee or another resolution introduced on the floor.—Sen. Ralph Flanders <R., Vt.). * * * I Believe it would be a great misfortune if they (Ua« Randall commission proposals on foreign trade) were not acted upon at this time but were permitted to lie on the shelf another year while American trade policy remains paralysed. "> study from the University of Ore- j ciae on your own line of play be- gon Medical School brought oa: j fore reading on. j When the hand was actually play-1 ed. South won the first trick in his j with the king of hearts Lebanon Landing Antwer to Previous Puzzle Isome important points. ACROSS (Scatter, as hay Some persons, the study showed, i own suffer from "tension states" which produce fatigue. People in this are often in good physical sistent and the cause of which can- j health bur complain of cold pers- not oe easny icentnied is much j O i rat i 0 n. tightness of the neck rnus- more serious. piration. ugj cles, palpitation of the heart, dry i mouth, anxiety and like signs. Un- This type of fatigue is particu- I der such circumstances, the fatigue larly common among housewives, appears to be a complication of many of whom are constantly ex- ti: 5 prolonged tension. is not easv ceeamg tneir strength. The strain to sufficiently i of home and children cannoi be j change a person under such ten- I pinned down to any one event, nor I sion states to abolish the fatigue, it easy to is it easy to remedy—after aD, what can one do about it? Sometimes a definite disease is responsible. A slight anemia, for example, can and does produce lack of customary energy. Any chronic infection or most an}' dis- urbed bodily function is also likely to produce that tired feeling. Of course, if a definite disease condition can be identified, it can usually be remedied. This is the first step in combatting fatigue. Should nothing be found, then it becomes necessary to analyze and study various other factors. The proper balance between work, recreation and sleep has to be worked out. Change of occupation Is not often recommended because it usually is not possible. The adoption of a balanced diet with plenty of vitamins is beneficial when the abnormal fatigue is «t least partly due to faulty diet. Stimulating drugs are dangerous and should not be used unless under the sdvice of a physician. but it can be done 11 ce or sne learns to understand it and embarks on a different mode of living. Training in physical and muscular relaxation also helps. THE NEW YORK TIMES reports j that 150,000 people each year use! Western Union's Wake-Up service! in that city. Anyone who would pay j to be waked in the morning would ' be a prospective client for a ser-; vice guaranteed to give hives — Grtenwood (Miss.) monwealih. NORTH WIST * 10 9 ? 4 VJ104 • 10 65 *K83 1* VATS* 4KJ 4J52 EAST 4 None VQ885 4Q972 4Q10704 SOUTH (D) 4AK852 4A84J *A9 North-South vul. Wctt Nortk £**t 14 Pro 34 Pass 4N.T. Past 54 Pasi 5X.T. 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