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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 16, 1954
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PAGE SIX *LTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1954 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A, A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co.. New York. Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- grsss, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blj'theville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, S2.50 for sis months, $1.25 for three months; by mail ontside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually: he soweth discord.—Prov. 6:14. * * ¥ Our life is full of discord; but by forebearance and virture this same discord can be turned to harmony.—James Ellin. : - A mosquito can live a day and a half without nourishment. Likely because they get so much in just one sitting. # # * Watermelon season is here, but it's still better for kids to wash their ears with ordinary water. * ¥ * When a person pays attention to the law he's driving a cax, but when he speeds he's aiming it.., * * # Everybody trie* to solve everybody efce'a problems, which is why there are so many wrong: answers. . # * * After a vacation the "book with the sadest ending ie dad'a check book. Impact of Industry Shown in Study Results A recent study of the effects of industrial growth on communities was made'by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, with some interesting results. Every 100 new industrial jobs added to a community, this study showed, produced the following impact: 74 new jobs in other lines of work. 112 new households. 296 increase in population. $360,000 jump in retail sales. $590,000 increase annually in personal income. 5270,000 boost in bank deposits. 4 new retail establishments. 107, new car registrations. 70 new resident telephones. This is especially interesting in view of the 200 employes scheduled to be attached to the new Central States Metal Co. that is to open here. And it makes obvious the value of any and all effort put forth to continue bringing industry to Blytheville. Congress Should Adopt CIA 'Watchdog 7 Proposal How to check on the effectiveness of such a supersecret federal organization as the Central Intelligence Agency is a difficult problem. Its activities cannot be discussed and paraded in public hearings without giving immeasurable help to the Communists. There has been no congressional scrutiny of the CIA since it was established in 1917 as this country's Drincipal coordinator and evaluator of foreign intelligence. More than once in the oast year or so Senator McCarthy has declared that the CIA is infiltrated with Communists. He has assigned some of his investigating committee staff men to probe the agency, but has been blocked by CIA Chief Allen Dulles and President Eisenhower from getting the sworn testimony of CIA employes. Dulles and the President take the position that far more harm than good would come from the kind of investigation McCarthy could be expected to conduct. During the recent Army-McCarthy hearings, the senator renewed his position that an inquiry was called for. Another bitter clash between McCarthy and the Administration was seen, since neither the President nor Dulles showed any intention of backing down. Now. however, the reconstituted Hoover Commission, studying government reorganization, has announced it will look into CIA and kindred foreign intelligence activities. A task force headed by Gen. Mark Clark, former Far East commander, will handle the study. No indication was given what led the' commission to thia decision, or what spe- cifically it will do. It is a fair guess, nevertheless, that the efficiency and general soundness of the agency will be closely checked. Whether "soundness" may be taken to include "security'* cannot be said. McCarthy evidently assumes security matters will indeed enter in, for upon his return to Washington he has offered to hand the task force the information on which he says he based his charge of Red infiltration into CIA. While he did not quite close the door to later inquiry by his own group, the senator obviously has made a considerable concession. The Hoover Commission is a highly responsible organization. Its inquiry seems certain to be conducted thoroughly, and fairly. The country, and the Congress, will have a better idea of CIA's value when General Clark reports his findings. Yet this move can hardly provide the lasting.answer to the problem of checking on so secret an agency. In an earlier report, the Hoover group itself suggested creation of a permanent congressional "watchdog" committee for CIA, on the model of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Senator Mansfield, Montana Democrat, and 20 other senators are coauthors of a proposal to establish that sort of committee. We've said it before and we'll say it again: The proposal deserves to be adopted. Churchill Reports With all due respect to Sir Winston Churchill, it is just a little hard to believe that he crossed the Atlantic to visit President Eisenhower in June because he was disturbed by a, Congressman's speech about the hydrogen bomb last February. This was the impression Churchill gave in his House of Commons review of his talk, and it is understandable enough why he put the empha* sis where he did. In atomic affairs ,he could report an agreement for broader exchange of information. To claim this as the prime object of the trip enabled him to claim a success . The unhappy truth is that on the immediate issues before the Western coalition, the United States and its major allies are still deeply di- divided. Since Churchill left Washington, more_ ..over, Senator Knowland and other congressional leaders have deepened that division by reasserting- with violent energy their own views on foreign policy—that the United States should go out if Peiping comes into the U. N., that we must punish any nation which signs a non-aggression pact with China in Asia, that France and Italy should be denied aid unless they sign up with E.D.C. by January, and so on. This fierce congressional seizure of the initiative leads the Manchester Gurdian in England to comment: Can we still compromise with American policy? It is hard to see how. unless the President takes a stronger part. If he accepts the view of his congressional leaders or by inaction leaves them to shape American policy, there is little liklihood that Britain can continue to share a common policy with the United States. That somber view from one of the strongest British advocates of a common Anglo-American policy should be taken as a warning that the hour of cementing the Western alliance is late indeed. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newsy Picture We were taught somewhere back in our miss- spent youth that news is the unusual. And that which happens only rarely, or which never has happened before, best fits the definition. In that case, a picture we saw in a newspaper the other day was highly newsworthy in that it was, to say the least, most unusual. The picture was of a high school class visiting Washington posing on the steps of the national Capitol. Oh, yes, we know, there's nothing unusual about that, sinco almost all classes that go to Washington on a guided and chaperoned tour pose for a picture on the Capitol steps. But here's the difference: There wasn't a single Congressman or Senator posing with them. Not a one! Copy.. Boy!—Greenville iS.C.) Piedmont. SO THEY SAY If the Republican Party is to stay in power, the voters must be convinced that it is capable of leading. A party which is torn by dissention and strife inevitably loses the confidence of the peoplt. —Vice President Nixon. * * * It may be true that everyone loves a fat man, but I decided that didn't hold true for corpulent crooners. It was a case of career or calorie* and my stomach was out voted.—Singer Merv. Griffin. * ¥ * The American kiss loses its innocent character and becomes an attempt against public moral*. It lasts too long and leads to other things.—Argen- tinian Dr. Carlos Santos, decrying influence of U. S. movies on young Argentines. * ¥ * I am not A Rentle man. I am the representative of the Soviet Union.—Russian UN delegate Seymon Tsarapkln. He Might Make It Yet VIEWS OF OTHERS Ptttr id ton's Washington Column — Soviets Film Propaganda Lies; 'Complicated' Formula Pays Off WASHINGTON — (NEA) — ± ( faked, Russian-made movie, pur j porting to show "American atrocities in Korea," is all ready for release in foreign countries as the latest Communist propaganda trick of the cold war. Among the scene it shows is a group of "American" soldiers chasing a group of "Korean" children into a church which was then soaked with gasoline and burned. Another scene shows an "American G. I." throwing a child head first onto the pavement. This Russian film may have been made to answer the photographs and documents on Communist atro- . cities in Korea, presented to the United Nations by the United States last year. But faking "documentary" films is an old Russian trick. They produced a similar film in an - attempt to show that the U. S. used germ warfare in Korea. According to reliable information released by the Free Europe Committee, the new film was made in Czechoslovakia. A Korean village set of 60 houses, church, school, barbed wire and trenches was erected on a military reservation. Captured American tanks were trucked in. Czech soldiers were dressed in U. S. uniforms taken from prisoners of war. When the film was concluded, the actors who participated had to sign statements that they would not mention the project, which was classified as a military secret. At least one person has benefited from the two-month, full-dress Senate committee investigation into the affairs of the Army's most publicized private, G-. David Schlne, former McCarthy staff in- vestigator and consultant. This one man, who is better off now than he was before the case began, is Army Lt. Maurice Carlson. He was in command of the military police company in which Pvt. Schine took his training at Camp Gordon, Ga. Lieutenant Carlson is being rewarded for the commendable way he handled the problem private by being assigned to Hawaii — the most sought-after duty in the service. Just prior to his departure from Camp Gordon for Hawaii, Lieutenant Carlson revealed the ingenious formula he worked out for handling- the enlisted man who had given so many headaches to so many Pentagon and Fort Monmouth generals. Said the young officer: "I just treated him like any other soldier." weren't earthquakes. It was probably just 'Beedle' dressing down some underling." Erskine Jokrison IN HOLLYWOOD—(NEA) - Hollywood on TV: "Television panel and domestic comedy shows are mak ing complete idiots out of the average American man." Those are movie star John Lund's fightin' quotes, men, anc I'm backing him up. Whether Lucy's Desi, Harriet's Ozzie, Joan Davis' Jim Backus and other TV husbands and boy friends like it or not, Lund is growling: "Today's trend on TV is to make fun of every man by trying: to prove he's .a, habitual lame-brain who Isn't capable of making a logical decision past ordering: his meals." Motion pictures, claims Lund, are the last frontier for a male's self-respect. Currently playing a rugged and manly role in U-I's 'Chief Crazy Horse," an epic west" ern, Lund says: "Movies are about the only spot where,male integrity still persists in a world women now think they run." Television "idiots" dominated by the fair sex may now speak up. ELEANOR POWELL, who has hed her dancing shoes for good, may take to TV as a Sunday school eacher on a Sabbath program for he National Conference of Churches. Rev. Clifford Moore of the Holywood. Presbyterian Church is ar- •anging- the ' juvenile educational program—first of its kind. Next year's crop of "Foreign In- rigue" episodes will introduce the cries' third leading man—Gerald viohr. He's leaving the role of Brad in "My Friend Irma" to spend * ear before Sheldon Reynolds' ameras in Europe. Betty Clooney. Rosemary's sis, its TV big time July 17 as the icrmanent warbler on CBS' new acfc Paar show. It may be news to som«* that Betty deliberately shunned impor- ant jobs for the past two years give Rosemary clear career ailing. Undersecretary of State Walter Bedell Smith still operates with the ;ough drill sergeant's technique carried over from the days when he was climbing the military chain of command to become a four-star eneral and chief of staff to General Eisenhower in World War n. Department of State career officers, schooled in the ways of diplomacy, still aren't used to this soldier talk. So when Undersecretary Smith came back from the Geneva con- erence, there were naturally a number of staff discussions on how hings had gone. "There were a ot of earthquakes over there/' :ommented one aide. When this comment got to Secretary of State Dulles he is reported to have observed, "Oh those A "Megaton" fighter plane, capable of carrying a "baby" hydrogen bomb, is the newest goal of aircraft designers. The magaton fighter would carry a bomb with an explosive equivalent of one million tons of TNT. Only the biggest bombers can carry such loads today:* To get an idea of the size of such a weapon, it is only necessary to recall that the.first atomic bombs dropped on Japan had an explosive force of about 20 "kilotons," or 20,000 tons of TNT. The latest atomic bombs have an explosive force of from 500 kilotons to one megaton. The first hydrogen bombs tested in the Pacific earlier this year were reported to have the force of from 10 to 20 megatons. It takes an atomic bomb of about 500 kilotons, or one half a megaton, to trigger a hydrogen bomb. The great technological advance in atomic weapons design during the past ten years has not only greatly increased the bang, but it has made the bombs much lighter and less cumbersome. Discussing this subject under the title of "The Revolution in Tactical Atomic Air- power." an Air Force Magazine staff study this month reports: "The very first atomic bomb could be carried with some difficulty only by a B-29. Now it does not require too great a stretch of imagination to envisage an F-86 carrying as many as six air-to- ground rockets, each with its nuclear war head." Hollywood can stop worrying about TV shows stealing all of its audience. The latest survey reveals the evening TV program audience averages approximately 5,400,000 TV homes, or 18.3 per cent of the total with video sets. It's an increase though, of .5 per cent over a year ago. A weary prop man drawled it to Rod Cameron when the "City Detective" TV film company was still shooting at 9 P.M . after a long and busy day: "About this time of night yomr shoes yet awful full of feet." JACK MAHONEY, TV's Range Rider, is headed for the big Cin- emaScope screens in those swashbuckling roles Ty Power used to do. Annie Oakley is turning out to be Gene Autry's prize investment, the hottest western series on th« market and his biggest money maker. Gene starts shooting 2« more of his own July 19, and the new ones will have fewer fights, fewer songs and more comedy by Pat Buttram. Bing Crosby still hasn't showed up for any of Gary's CBS radio shows, but the lad's sticking ta pop's advice: "Be on time and b« in tune." Jack Benny's ready to roll the cameras on several fall TV shows. Wife Mary, who threatens to retire every year, will be in three of them . . . Cesar Romero starts his "Passport to Adventure" tele- films for Hal Roach and ABC at the end of the month. He has a- slice of the profit melon. JACK WEBB'S "authentic pic- ;urization of side arms handling" in "Dragnet" just won him A new kind of "Oscar"—an engraved r«- volver from Smith Si Wesson. Brian Donlevy's following Webb, by the way, in turning his TV ser- es into a big screen movie. "Dangerous Assignment—London" will filmed in the shadow of London. bridge in September. Ray Bolger's switching "to 'live" audiences for his telefilms next season. The on-snage laughs, he d*« cided, are necessary for his comedy timing-. Desi Arnaz told Variety h« and iucy will split up next year for a. eature movie unless Hollywood omes up with a script acceptable or their co-starring talents. Sunday School Lesson— Written for NEA Service Jesus said that the test of discipleship, and the glorifyirig of God, was in bearing much fruit (John 15:8). "Herein is My Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be My disciples." I have written about what we say and do to the glory of God in our worship; but it is obvious in accordance with the words of Jesus that the test of our worship, also, as its issue in fruitful Christian living. What does it mean to bear the fruit that glorifies God? I suppose that the greatest form of fruit-bearing is that in which the original disciples were engaged; that of bringing others to Jesus. There is a Christian organization, the Brotherhood of Andrew and Philip. It was founded upon the incidents in the first chapter of John'a Gospel of che bringing of Peter to Jesus by Andrew, and of Philip bringing Nathaniel, and has long been devoted to the business of personal evangelism. That is something in which every Christian should be engaged, and no movements of mass evangelism can be permanently effective unless the spirit and activity of personal evangelism be present and enduring. As I write these words a great movement of mass evangelism has just closed, in the campaign of Bil- jy Graham, in England. At first, except in the limited circles of those who invited him, his reception was not very cordial. Newspapers criticized his coming, fearing that he would manifest the worst and most extravagant aspects of some American evangelist. The a.ttitude toward Billy Graham in'England seems to have changed very quickly under the impression of his deep sincerity, the effectiveness of his preaching, and the freedom of the campaign from the financial and extravagant feature* with which masa campaign*' lanta. Journal. have often been associated. Eminent churchmen, who rr not have agreed with Mr, Graham's theolo'gical and Biblical ideas in ev ery respect, rallied to his support. His evangelism seems to have been more like that of the great D L. Moody, in one of the last of whose campaigns I took an active part when I was a student in Toronto. From the vast throngs that attended the Billy Graham meetings one may anticipate a number ot changed lives. Many changes may not be permanent, but despite the relapses many transformations to newness of life will be life-long and strong. But the ultimate success of all such mass evangelism is in its effect upon the churches and the normal Christian life. From all accounts A r i t i s n churches needed a strong arouse- ment. Apathy and decay had settled in many quarters. Churches once filled were in many places almost deserted. The ultimate power of winning souls for Christ rests with the normal life and activitiy of the churches and the Christian fellowship Theirs is the task of Christian nurture; of teaching and guiding the young so that they never go astray or need rescuing. That is a basic form of evangelism. But with that is the work of creating an evangelistic atmosphere and environment, which is a persistent and constant invitation to all to accept the message of Christ's Gospel, and find the new life in Him. This is one great way of bearing fruit to the glory of God. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE I Jump to Spades, j A Bridge Success | By OSWALD JACOBT j Written for NEA Service I In the bidding of today's hand, 1 North was afraid that his oppo- j nents could make a game at hearts, j He jumped to four spades to shut | them out, and succeeded. ! As tne cards happened to lie, a j East played low, as is "normal" in such a situation, South could play the queen to force out West's ace. West would lead another heart, and South would ruff again. South would then lead the jack of clubs, to force out East's king. East could then lead a diamond, but South could put up the ace of diamonds and cash the ten of clubs to discard dummy's remaining diamond. This plan would have worked, except that East was a little too clever for South. When .the low club was led from dummy. East made the very fine play of putting up his king at once. This held the trick, of course, and East speedily shifted to a diamond, thus assuring West a trick with the king of diamonds. When clubs were led again. West took the ace of clubs and cashed the king of diamonds to defeat the contract. East's unusual play of "second hand high" was not as dangerous as it looked. If South happened to be leading the club from dummy for a finesse, the king of clubs was worthless anyway. If South had anything else in mind, it could cost East nothing to play his king at once. 75 Y*ars Ago tn B/ythtv/7/e — .._ . , _ Dr. and Mrs. Maja L. Skaller have returned from a week's vacation spent in Hot Springs. Russell Mosley returned yesterday to Tuscaloosa, Ala., where he is a student at the University of Alabama. He had spent several weeks here with his parents. A house of Georgian colonial designs, which will be one of the more imposing residences of the city when completed, was started yesterday for Mr. and Mrs. uRssell Phillips. The two-story brick residence is being erected on the northwest corner of Tenth and Chickasawba. _ SEN. MCCARTHY has announced plans for seven new investigations. Doesn't he know there are eight columns on the front page of a. newspaper?—Port Myers (Fla.) News-Press. THIS IS THE TIME of the season when the big question is whether to apply weed killer and have nothing much left to mow, or to just keep on mowing the weeds and have something left that's green— Lexington Herald. THE ONLY THING lovelier than a baby is another baby. And then not always.—KingspftiH. (Term.) Times. EACH DRIVER is urged to tak« individual responsibility for traffic safety. And give up driving the ;ars in front and behind his own? -Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call. Playthings Answer to Previous Puzzl* ACROSS have been made. South was not, however, disappointed with his NORTH 4 A J 9 5 4 2 V986 * Q4 *73 If EAST *« * QIC 41 South 14 Pass 4KI63 SOUTH (0) 4 KQ 10ft I ¥5 4 AJ10 4QJ105 East-West vul. We* North Double 44 Paw EMI Pa* 5 Heart 6 Foreigners 7 Iranian coin 8 Girls' pJaythingg 9 Moderate 10 Metal-b*arini rocks 11 de foit gras 16 Prayer 30 Roman date 31 Nostril Opening lead—* K POME In which An Observation Is made Concerning An Important Event: Ln (.his fact, be crystal clear: Summer time is truly here.—At- xmtract since he had an excellent ;hance to make the game at pades. West opened the king of hearts nd continued the suit, South ruff- ng. Declarer saw that his contract safe if the king of diamonds happened to be on side. To guard against a loss of the diamond finesse, South cooked up a plan that gave him an additional chance. After ruffing the heart, South led a trump to dummy and returned A club toward oil hand. 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