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BLTnWTILLl (ARK.) COURIER MONDAY, JULY 11, 1M4 TEI BLYTHKVILLE COURIER NEWS THE OODRDEB NEW* CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher BARRY A. HAINES. Assistant Publish* A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL O. HUMAN. Advertising Manager •oU National Advertising Representative*: Wall** Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Attent*, Memphis. Entered M second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Aitansw, under act of Coni, October 8, 1917. Member of The Associated Press •UBSCRIPTIOK RATES: Bf carrier io the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service M maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per j»«r, W.50 for six months, $1.35 for three months; kf maU ontside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year; payable in advance. Meditations Ami. Gedaliali sware to them, and to their me*, and s*i<[ unto them, Fear not to be the •errant* of the Chaldees; dwell in the land, and **rv* the kinff of Babylon; and it shall be weU wftfc y«tt. — H Kings 25:24. * * * The direct foe of courage is the fear itself apt the object of it; and the man who can overcome his own terror is a hero, and more. — George MacDonald. An Ohio thief broke a plate glass window to §et at some Jewel*—and a judge gave him seven years of bad luck. * * * Lore Is about the only thing that can make ••Moifttt seem Hke M o'clock. * * * Some of the sopranos on TV and radio sound like an ear, nose and throat case. • * * * Thousands of tourists are heading: for the eawfinf spots, and that's an awful lot of trash. * * * , A husband is a person who thinks being late Jer ineak is no trouble. Rejection of Winnie's Views Sends Him Home Unhappy When Prime Minister Churchill declined to see reporters as he sailed for hom€ from New York, it wag speculated that this reflected his disappointment over hig talks with President Eisenhower. The old man might have been tired at that point, but it certainly is a good f ueec that he found his visit to Ameri- OA disappointing. The most positive accomplishment to come out of the meeting was the joint determination of Mr. Eisenhower and Sir Winston that the free world position in Western Europe be not allowed to deteriorate. In the long delay over ratification of the six-nation European army project, Western-minded German Chancellor Adenauer has seen his position grow gradually worse. Germany, of course, was to be included in the European army. Adenauer Imked his fortunes with it, and with the American policies that supported it. A« EDC has suffered, so has Adenaurer's political prestige. , Sir Winston may have some curious notions about how total peace can be achieved with hostile communism. But he k not blind to the value of existing defense arrangements under NATO, nor to the need for German armed might to buttress that force. Consequently, neither he nor the President want to see any serious damage to Adenauer's power. They have therefore spoken firmly of the need to grant quickly the full sovereignty Germany has been expecting for more than two years. Once that is- done, they are prepared as well to undertake consideration of alternative ways (outside EDC) to draw German military strength into the Western alliance With or without lagging France, they intend to go ahead. No, one ought to minimize the importance of this Churchill-Eisenhower accord. But it cannot be denied that Asia, not Europe, is the more glaring danger spot right now, and here it is obvious the two leaders did not see eye to eye. One may fairly view it as significant that since the Churchill visit Australia, New Zealand and.the United States have called for quick action on an Asiatic anti Communist pact. There is no mention of Britain. The understanding is that Sir Winston made plain at the White House that Britain would lend not a single soldier to tht defenst of any part of Indochina. But the old man'i disappointment k not limply that th* two great English- •pMkinf nationi disagree on thin pro- tllianct. What really .causes him m tw Mtaal tt aeeeyt fe cept of the "live and let live" philosophy i« world politics. Sir Winston ii willing to carve the world into Communist and free-nation spheres of influence, accepting this division of land and power as more or less permanent. , We, too, subscribe to "'co-existence" in the sense that we will not forment war with Russia or its satellites. But we cannot accept as permanent the slavery of millions whose wish for freedom we understand all too clearly. Therefore, we cannot help but frown on the sort of talks Sir Winston would like to have with Russian leaders, and the sort of mutual non-agression pacts he would like to arrange both in Europe and Asia. Therein lies the basic difference, the disparity of view that sent Sir Winston home with disappointment in his heart. VIEWS OF OTHERS New Term For Old Device Military documents of value to an enemy carry one of three »ecurity classifications. They are "top secret", "secret" or "confidential", in descending order of sensitivite. There used to be a forth category, "restricted". It was stamped onto almost every publication the military put out. "Restricted" information, if it fell into an enemy agents hands, might have enabled him to change a tire on a jeep according to the Army's standard oper-at- ing procedure, or solve a high school physics problem. But nothing truly secret rated a mere "restricted" label. In practice, the authority to rest" rict was abused by military bureaucrats. They labeled as "restricted" information which they did not want the press to publish, .even though publication would in no way jeopardise the national security. Last year the White House, by executive order, abolished the "restricted" category. That was the sensible thing to do. Now the services seek to restore the category, under another name. The Army, in line with a similar Navy policy laid down early this month, has authorized use of a "For Official "Use Only" stamp for "official information which does not require classification in the interests of national defense". Disclosure of information in this category "in public news media is prohibited". The new authorization is broad and vague. For example, documents which, if published, would be in the opinion of some officer "adversely affect morale, efficiency or discipline" could be classified. "Restricted", "For Official Use Only", or whatever the term used, the granting of broad censorship authority concerning non-secret affairs is wrong. The services unwittingly or not, are creating a refuge for bumbling bureacrats. They should retreat, quickly, to the sensible position laid down by the President when he struck "Restricted" from the classification list.—The Charlotte (N.C.> News. The Road Ahead Sometimes America's windshield gets so logged up that it is difficult to see what'i ahead. And when people can't see, they start imagining things like rampant unemployment, slumping industrial virility and economic stagnation are right in the middle of the road just waiting for the big smash. What the Advertising Council has done is to clean off America's windshield with a new free booklet, "The Future of America." Do you despair at the nation's outlook? There's no reason to. By this time tomorrow 11,000 new Americans have been born. This birth rate of a third of a million monthly is a host of new consumers who need everything, Already there i* a backlog need fo about $40 billion worth of schools and hospitals. Factories are being outgrown, so are pubic utilities, and roads They add up to billions more of needed expenditures and millions of jobs. Likewise America, with three million new homes since 1950, needs still more to house bumper crops of newly weds and make up for overage homes. The rising population translates into more spending power, greater savings and new pressures for scientific advancement at this threshold of the atomic world. More oldsters are enjoying longer, more active lives and they have more money to spend. America's future? There's a $500 billion opportunity at hand right now just for the things the nation needs on the spot. And since the population, continues to grow, the current opportunity will be replaced with even larger future opportunities. It's good to get the windshield swabbed off again and get a clear look at the road ahead.—New Orleans States. SO THEY SAY For her friends and for herself, France can no longer prolong an equivocal position (on EDC) which menaces the western alliance.—French Premier Mendes-France. * * if They lay the gun* are being in there for hunting purposevS, but we know there are not that many partridges in Ouatamala.—Franci* Cardinal Spellman. * * * The temptation of addressing a national audl- tnce dragged them (Army-McCarthy hearings) out week after week. It wa* a race that went only to the ham*, and the effort* of come to- outdo others were sad commentarltt upon human ranity and the fraillty if MM flesh.—ten Thomai Menu* tap (D., Me.). "Some Square Got the Job Before I Did II Pef«f Ed ton's Washington Column — McCarthy Hearing Is Joke Basis By PETER EDSON WASHINGTON— (NBA) —Skip- j per Humphrey, 12-year-old son of Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D., Minn.) has just averted embarrassing his father politically and also getting himself in trouble with the antitrust division for establishing a combination of restraint of trade. Skipper and two of his pals, Joe and Hope Liebersohn, publish a weekly paper, The Coquelin street) News, which sells for one cent a copy. Small ads cost two cents and larger ones three cents. Some time ago the News made an agreement with one of its competitors, the Coquelin Sun, dividing up their neighborhood, promising not to raid each other's territory. An editorial in the Coquelin News has now disclosed that "the Sun just broke their agreement by getting subscribers in our area. By that example you can tell what kind of management they have . . . Some of their news are very old. One news item appeared in the Coquelin News four papers ago. In fact most of their news items wouldn't be considered newsworthy in the Coquelin News. And the way a lot of their items are worded, they sound like the parents way of talking. This editorial is just the way the staff feels." Fortunately, the Coquelin Sun is suspending operations for the summer season. This will make prosecution for operating a cartel impossible, and Senator Humphrey won't be accused of fostering monopolies during the coming political campaign. around there as the great peace conference blew up. It concerns the return of Russian Foreign Minister Molotov to Moscow. Talking to Premier- Malenkov, Molotov reported on the latest European appraisals of the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington. The premier is then supposed to have observed: "About this Ameri- kanski McCarthy. I don't like his objectives. But I admire his methods." A tapped diplomatic grapevine from Geneva records one reverse- English apocryphal story that went The great hassle in Congress over whether to change the atomic nergy law to make the chairman the principal officer of the Atomic Energy Commission, instead of just another member, puts the present chairman, Adm. Lewis L. Strauss, in a peculiar position. If the law were changed, he would become this principal officer. Three other members of the commission have strongly opposed any such shift of power. Five years ago. when he was just one of the five members of AEC, Admiral Strauss may have had different views on this subject. Testifying before the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy, during the isotope export investigation, Admiral Strauss then said in explanation of his disagreements with other members' of the commission: "It was the occasion of a good deal of grief to me, but I feel and I think they understood that I believed and they believed that the function of a five-man commission as opposed to, let us say, the idea of a single administrator, was the idea of the Congress in obtaining divergent points of view. I felt strongly on that subject and I felt it my duty to maintain it." U. S. Information Agency Director Theodore C. Streibsrt really had some tough questions thrown at him at a National Press Club luncheon. One question was, "Do you expect Senator McCarthy and Chief Counsel Roy Cdhn to be of much assistance to you in the future?" Mr. Streibert had no comment on hat one. He did say, however, that the "Voice of America" broadcasts to foreign countries had carried both sides of the Army-McCarthy row. And in case anybody wanted, to investigate, they had a file to show how impartial they had been in covering it. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD— (NBA) —Close- ups and Longshots: Jimmy Cagney spends more time these days as a country squire ("I'm more of a gentleman bum") than he does emoting for movie cameras. But it isn't because he's happier raising harness racing horses on a 23-acre San Fernando Valley farm than applying greasepaint. "It's because I'm particular about what I do, and there aren't many good scripts going around," he told me on the set of his first movie in a year, Paramount's "Run for Cover." Jimmy plays a veteran sheriff who makes a man out of his deputy, John Derek, and it's his first western since 1938. "Mr. Roberts," in which he'll play the ship's skipper, is Jimmy's next, and he admits having a score of TV offers. "But I have no interest in TV and I think film stars better watch out. They're killing themselves with too many appearances." A return to hoodlum roles he made famous? "No, thanks. I turned down 40 gangster parts last year. Brutality just for brutality's sake isn't for me." JOHNNIE RAY. about working with Marilyn Monroe in "There's No Business Like Show Business": "My dressing room is next to hers, but when I try to talk to her I get tongue-tied. I'm star struck. I just can't be matter-of-fact about any movie star." now the rage of the night-club circuit and a frequent TV guest star, really whooped it up—"We went to Jane Wyman's home for a party after the show and I didn't get home until 3 a.m." The singer and her 9-year-old brother, Paul, will share the same concert stage in Denver Aug. 11 when she sings' and he leads an 80- piece symphony orchestra. "Don't tell papa," she kidded, "but I may Have to do a strip tease to keep Paul from stealing the show." News note from behind the Iron Curtain—as monitored by the Free Europe Committee: A cinema in Kutna Hora, Czechoslovakia, refused to finish the showing of a film recently on the grounds that it was necessary to save electricity. The end of the picture story was explained verbally by an usher. .. . Three Communist leaders in Gulabovts, Bulgaria, angry at a village priest, shaved off his orthodox beard. The villagers were so incensed at this indignity they forced the "People's Council" to . expel the officials and deprive jthem of their civil liberties. The crime they were accused of "was "hooliganism," a capitalistic offense. . . . Czech workers have been ordered to have their illnesses during vacation periods, so that recreation and resort center beds could be used to contribute more to Czechoslovakia's economy. Long D e I o r e Liberace came along. Cornel Wilde sat down at the piano in "A Song to Remember" and started a female frenzy wave. Now he admits making "a lot of mistakes" to remember. "I'm somewhat older now. I enow what I want to do and how I want to go about it. I'm working lard this time and I don't intend to repeat those mistakes." NOW THAT Anna Maria Alberghetti has had her first date, it oolcs like Papa Alberghetti will be meeting all of the eligible Movie- town bachelors he barred from her life until she turned 18. Vic Damone was the cute singer's escort to Eddie Fisher's Coconut Grove opening, and now she admits to "dreaming" about future dates with Donald O'Connor, Fisher, Bob Stack and, don't laugh, Jimmy Durante. "Jimmy," she says, "looks like he would be a lot of fun." For a first date, Anna Maria, the Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. When one thinks about it. it seems entirely natural that primi tive human beings should have hac? all kinds of explanations for things which befell them. One of the most persistent beliefs is that what happens to a woman when she is pregnant will affect the physical or mental qualities of the expected offspring. For a long time physicians tended to laugh Ihis off as being impossible, though lately there has been renewed interest in the subject. people should not take active drugs unless they check periodically with their physicians. Q—If, during pregnancy, a woman is very nervous and worried, is it possible that it will have any bad effects on the child she is carrying? Can this be transmitted as a neurosis to the child? Mrs. M. A—In the light of present knowledge it seems extremely unlikely that worry or emotional disturbances will have any' direct effect on the nervous system of the child. Of course, there are some aspects of the nervous constitution of the mother which might be present in the germ cells and, therefore, transmitted as an hereditary quality to the offspring. A neurosis, however, is not considered to be hereditary. W—For several years I have been troubled on occasions with itching and cracking between my toes. Is this condition serious or dangerous and what you recom- ment? Mrs. M. A—This sounds like a definite skin disease, quite possibly ringworm or dermatophytosis. In any event I should think it should receive attention from a physician, 'probably a skin speciliast. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Champ Will Rise To the Occasion j By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service j I have just been looking through ! the latest book of my old friend i Pierre Albarran, the great Freeh | Pierre Albarran, the great French { French team in an international | match held against my team (the j NORTH (D) It 'Ossie,' as it turned out, was able to rise to the occasion. "Jacoby, North, opened with one diamond. Schenken bid four hearts, and Mrs. Jacoby (South) bid four spades. Maier passed, and Jacoby bid—but we leave to the reader the task of finding his bid. "Let us say only that it won the admiration of many experts and that, even to this day, it is still regarded as one of the most astonishing bids ever made. "Perhaps you have now guessed it: Jacoby calmly bid seven spades and his wife made this grand slam without difficulty. As it happened, Maier led the ace of clubs, which was ruffed, and the diamonds supplied the necessary tricks. "Why take such a risk? you may ask. Jacoby would answer that you must bid four spades or seven spades, but surely not six, since a champion like Maier would lead hearts against a small slam. Against a grand slam, however, the temptation to lead the ace of clubs would be too strong. "We still don't know which to admire most: Jacoby's audacity, his brilliant psychology, or his practical spirit." My own feeling is that nobody wiil admire my modesty for presenting so long a recital of my own exploits. But even after 20 years, it's still not a bad hand. FLAMBOYANT A N D colorful movie stars, I can report, don't express themselves in bold garish type on their personal stationery. Bill Actor; the noted printing designer, dreams up most of Hollywood's stationery and says: "It's frustrating. Stars drive pink limousines, wear red socks with their tuxedos and carry pet raccoons, but they like quiet stationery." His strangest order; Letterhead stationery bearing the name of a fictitious character created by a Hollywood publicity office to crash film trade paper columns. Variety finally discovered the hoax and killed off the character in the obit column. There's an ironic twist to Lauren Bacall's emoting in "A Woman's World." and Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse can start blushing. They wrote the story for the film and asked for Lauren. As an unknown in New York a few years ago, Mrs. H. Bogart tried to get a job in several of their Broadway shows, but "they turned me down every time." Now it's a new type of Hollywood deceivers—special undies designed by Mary Ann Nyeberg for Dorothy Dandridge in "Carmen Jones." Reason: They make Dorothy look as if she's not wearing anything underneath her glad rags. Doe Avedon, the TV and stage beauty with the name that might have been dreamed up by Walt Disney, nixed the feminine lead in TV's "Foreign Intrigue" to sign a long-term movie contract with John Wayne and Bob Fellows. Her first film was "The High and the Mighty," and she says: "I preferred Hollywood to TY. Television is too frantic and not very much fun. It's toujrh. You can do one great show and get 60 more shows. The trick Is finding that one show that will get you the W." 71 Yean Ago In Oliver W. Coopedge has returned from a business trip to Little Rock. Mrs. Marvan Nunn and daughters, Miss Virginia and Mary Frances, have returned from Jacksonville, Fla., where they have been visiting Mrs. Nunn's daughter, Mrs. John Cocke, and family for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. L. G- Nash have returned from a ten days vacation spent li Central Kentucky. Among the Blytheville women going to Batesville tomorrow for the annual Eastern Star picnic held at the Masonic Orphanage here will be Mrs. J. W. Adams Sr., Mrs. W. A. Stickmon, Mrs. Charles Alford, and Miss Cora Lee Coleman. AND for bur part we do not envy the rich. We only look at them and wonder how they got that way. — Dallas News. AN AD says you can fly abroad now and pay later. That's certainly going European on the American plan. — Ellaville (Ga.) Sun. At the Zoo Answer to Previous Puzzle Q—I have been on a diet for three years and have been taking dexedrine. I have lost 100 pounds but now find it hard to stop taking the dexedrine. What would you suggest? R. M. C. A — Congratulations on losing your extra weight. If you cannot you should go to your physician, who may be able to jive you some advice or medication which would help you, to give up this drug. Yours i* an experience which ex- I ft«t •* Mrooflr Q—Does a woman who is still menstruating regularly, regardless of age, have a chance to get pregnant? In other words, can a woman have a baby even though she is in her changing years and has never given birth to a child previously? Mrs. A—Yes to both questions. E. Q—Two of my many male friends are wearing copper rings around their wrist. I asked one of them one day why he wore the ring, and he told me that the copper gradually wore away and it entered his system, thus preventing arthritis and rheumatism and a lot of kindred Ailments. This is a new one on me. Is it true? G. M. A—It is a new one one me too. A SOPHISTICATED GIRL is one who can refuse a ki*s without being deprived of it. — Chattanooga New»-Free Press. FIREMEN had to chop up * juke box when a short circuit caused * fire. What a tempting Idea!—Kingi- port (!*•*.) ¥63 + AKJ874 + None WEST EAST *42 4? VJ VAKQ107542 • 10962 43 + A87432 +J109 SOUTH 4KQJ10S ¥98 *Q5 + KQ6S Neither side vul. Nor* IM* Sooth We* 1* 4V 44 * Opening lead—4 A Four Aces) In New York in 1936. Albarran'f book describes the bidding and play of a hundred extraordinary hands, and I was delighted to find one of my own among them. Here, in my best schoolboy translation, is what Albarran has to say: <4 ln the following hand, Jacoby was up against very strong competition. At his right was Howard Schenken and at his left was the late Jimmy Maier, two of the world's greatest player*. "In order to hoodwink such ".hampions something more than a trick WM i>e*uirt4. ACROSS 1 Popular zoo animal 4 Zoo water animal 8 Zoo animal's home 12 Good friend 13 Hideous monster 14 Stale 15 Individual 16 Lingering 18 Lower 20 Nuisances 21 Owns 22 Love god 24 Insipid 26 Kind of dragon 27 Watering place 30 Reyokt 32 Tidier 34 Zoo deer** Korn 35 Cylindrical 36 Assent 37 Young lady 39 Kind of fish 40 Fur-bearing animal 41 Pea holder 42 Once more 45 "Land of the free" 49 Legislative body 51 Slippery animal 52 Arrow poison 53 Stagger 54 Elders (ab.) 55 Animal*'lair* 56 Annoy* 57 Also DOWN I Footles* 2 Part of a window 3 Trunked zoo animals 4 Foot parts 5 Selves 6 Ascended 7 Permit 8 What a 200 keeper does 9 Strange zoo bird, rara — 10 Man (slang) 11 Units of energy 17 Heroic poem 19 Zoo a».imal from India 23 Raves 24 Become ragged 25 Unaspirated B A 1_ 1 R N E A K T S E V t£ Nl P E t R V A R E 1 V A N A f» e !» o V i C? R 1 P E N\ A I? £ « l T A U S E f? i t •:•//. fc£ M 0 N T £. O e R K. O E N •5 R • •/<• A L. e c F T 1 R A R U E V A [7 %;' 1 P ''///. 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