The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 25, 1954
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MONDAY, JANTJAnY 25,1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Presidential Commissions Don't Always Produce Ideal By JAMES MARUHV WASHINGTON (AP) — The idea looked good. He was new in office. He faced mor problems than any man just taking on such a job, particularly one who had spent his lif soldiering, could be expected to master in a few months. So President Eisenhower in 1953 appointed one commission after another to examin the problems on which he would have to make recommendations to Congress in 1954. The ideal result for Eisenhower would be something like this: Each commission would be composed of men who started out with a full range of different views but, after uncovering the realities in months of investigation, ),vould turn In a unanimous report. It would be truly ideal If such .K» commission, contained, beside private citizens, Democratic and Republican members ol ^Congress who wound up in harmony and unanimity. This would practically smother opposition in Congress when Eisenhower finally sent it his recommendations. * Unfortunately for Eisenhower, commissions don't always produce that ideal result. That was demonstrated when the 17-man commission on foreign economic policy gave him a report shot through with deep disagreement. . This commission had two main fields of study: foreign aid and trade. In 1930, over the protest of more than 1,000 economists, former President Hoover signed into law the Hawley-Smoot bill passed by a Republican-controlled Congress and setting record high tariffs against foreign imports. Within two years 25 countries had established retaliatory tariffs. By that time the depression, which had started in 1929, was in full swing. When the. Democrats came in Secretary of State Cordell Hull was able to persuade the Democratic Congress, in the hope of reviving •world trade, to pass the Reciprocal jade Agreements Act of 1934. This allowed the President to cut tariffs on a country's goods provided such a country returned the favor by lowering tariffs on American goods. The problem then—still a problem, since the Reciprocal Trade Act still stands—was to encourage trade by tariff cutting without letting in goods that would do damage, or much damage, to American industry. But before this country was well out of the depression, the War came, and with it American ,lend- lease, which put trade on the'shell. When trade resumed after the war, this country moved to help foreign countries with loans or outright grants to get their economies going and at the same time provide them with dollars to buy American goods. Since 1049 American economic aid, steadily overshadowed by military aid, has been decreasing. Some members of Congress want it ended altogether. And last year Eisenhower faced the question: should the Reciprocal Trade Act, scheduled to die in 1953 unless Con- gress renewed it, be kept ally to stimulate International business Some of the Republicans wante it ended. Eisenhower induced Congress renew it for one more year a least, while he got the- study com mission started. Two commisslo members were heads of the con gressional committees handlin^ tariff questions, and both Repub licans: Sen. Millikin of Coloradc and Rep. Daniel A. Reed of New York. Millikin, is chairman of the Sen ate Finance Committee, Reed is chairman of the House ."Ways ant Means Committee. Both Reed and Millikin were in strong dissent on much of the commission's report which, among other things, sag gested keeping the Reciproca Trade Act three more years and lowering many tariffs. So now, after six months of work by the . commission, the whole problem of aid and trade will be examined again in Congress, no matter what mends, with leading the examining. Eisenhower recom- Millikin and Reed Campaign Against Red China Urged NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Herbert Hoover urges every American to join in a pe tition campaign against seating Red China in the United Nations. The campaign is being conductet by the Committee of One Million which is headed by Warren R Austin, formerly U. S. ambassador to the U. N. Hoover said in -.tatement yesterday that he has opposed recognition of Communist China by the Dnited Nations and its seating in the U. N. "from the day the Communists conquered China four years ago." ' "Any and every effort that we as Americans can make to prove to our friends overseas just where we, as a nation, stand, is of enormous value," he said. Polar Test Flight Beats Schedule STOCKHOLM, Sweden W—Scandinavian Airlines' Gorm Viking Super-Cloudmaster landed 40 minutes ahend of schedule here early today, completing a 6,000-mile test polar flight across the top of the world from ~-,os Angeles. The company' hopes to inaugurate regular Scandinavian-to-Los Angeles passenger service on the route by May 1 If necessary agreements can be concluded with Canada and the United States. The airlines' first trans-polar test flight was made in November, 1952. The four-engine DC6B left Los Angeles Friday and flew by way of Edmonton, Alta.; Churchill, Man.; Probisher Bay, In Canada's Northwest Territories; and Greenland. PAGE THREE SYMBOL OF STRENGTH- A motlo that was Charlemagne's in the year 800 forms part of the newly authorized insignia of Headquarters Allied Forces in Europe. The Latin phrase around the shield means "Crime does not pay." It stands as a warning against would-be aggressors as the Wist builds its strength. In the center is a tower in silver, symbolizing "the fortress of Europe." On the gateway to the tower are the letters "CE" standing for Central Europe. Behind the tower and pointing upward is the sword of Charlemagne. Marilyn Back In Holywood; Joe in New York HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Newlywed Marilyn Monroe is reported back town by her studio and the ame source says her husband oe Dr'-ggio, is in New York for TV show. The studio spokesman said he id not know where the famous ouple spent their honeymoon or 'hen she returned to Hollywood. Although the studio suspended Marilyn when she left a few weeks go, it relented after she married UMaggio and extended a deadline rom Jan. 20 to today for her to tart on a film In which she has n leading role. ames Rooseve/f (nnounces Candidacy LOS ANGELES I/ft— James Koos- velt is an announced candidate r a congressional nomination in alifornia's 26th District. The eldest son of the late Presi- ent 'Franklin D. Roosevelt an- ounced his Democratic candidacy cumbent. Rep. Samuel W. Yorty, nnounced that he will run for the . S. Senate in the California June 'imary. Some male birds of paradise »ve tails more than three times e length of their bodies. By RICHARD KLEINER NBA Staff Corre«iH>ndcnt . NEW YOHK — Monica Lewis 1. the exception. Talk to any otliei singer and you'll get n starry-eyec story about how she wants to go on the Broadway stage and do a big musical comedy. Not our ga Monica. "I guess I'm unusual," she admits. "Bui a Broadway show, in itself, doesn't excite me. It would have to be a smash show with smash part to do my career any good." Further, she feels that musical comedy has drawbacks for singer. 'You have to yell yoflr head off." she says, "and the orchestra's playing right with your. The composer wants to hear every note and the lyricist wants to hear every syllable. "The songs are made hits oft the stage by pop singers. They give them a little interpretation. 3n stage you have to sing note for note, word for word, just as t's written. On records you inject a little personality and that's what makes a song a hit." As an example, she cites Perry Como's "No Other Love," the song from "Me and Juliet." It is Monica's heory that Como's reading made it a hit. Her aversion to the stage isn't due to stage fright. The beautiful :apitol star says ' that recording nakes her more nervous than anything else. This, despite the act that at any time she can stop nd do it over. 'But, with records," she says, when it's finished it's permanent. And you never really know the ong you record—you've only seen it few days before the session, some- imes less." Her secret weapon for relaxing uring recording sessions? She laughed. "Will power," she aid. THE POPULAR SIDE: Here's ie first '54 trend—calypso songs, artha Kitt and Georgia Gibbs ave made "Somebody Bad Stole B Wedding Bell," Dinah Washigton does "Since My Man Has one and Went" and there's ; aauty coming from Harry Bela mte. . . . Martha Raye has i trange, unusual number in "Woll oy" on Mercury. . . . Why doc olumbia give Rosemary Clooney ich turkeys to record? The gal asn't been handed a decent num- ;r in six months. Or is she doint :r own picking? * * t ON THE CLASSICS: On Feb. , 1B53, Vladimir Horowitz walked the piano at Carnegie Hall and immeiiced the Schubert Sonata in -Plat. It was the beginning ol i historical recital, marking the HAMMER ARTIST—Misha Reznikoff, who says he is the first artist to put a frame around a piece of shattered glass and sell it as a. piece of art, displays his masterpiece in New York City. First Be made an abstract drawing and covered it with a piece of safety glass. Then, with a hammer, he made six splintered spots. These, he said, brought the original design to life. The abstract In the background is his conception of jazz singer Lee Wiley. This !s The Window That Shows You Kow To Moke Your Own Money There is a perfectly legal way In which you can "make" your own money and thus avoid the hazards of carrying a lot of cash around. You can do it easily— just hy opening a checking account here. A convenient checking account lets you pay all bills by mail. It .helps you budRct and keep records, and each cancelled check provides an absolute receipt that the payment was made. NO MINIMUM BALANCE REQUIRED THE FARMERS BANK'™" COMPANY The Oldest Bank In Mississippi County "TIME TRIED - PANIC TESTED" r.D.I.O. - $1*,M* 1Mb Depoflt Maatar IMtnl Ram* 25lli anniversary of his America! debut. Fortunately this conccr was preserved on tape and is now presented by RCA-Victor in two magnificent records. From Schu bert it goes on to Chopin and Serinbin and ends with the pianist's own arrangement of the Liszt Hun- .r'an Rhapsody No. 2 You'll want to join In the applause which lends concert-hall these recording!. atmosphere to DICK'S PICKS SUREFIRE: "Lovin' Spree' (Earlha Kitt, RCA). SLEEPER: "Solfeggio" (Robert, Maxwell^ MOM). GOOD ONES: "Cuddle Me" and "Oh, Am I Lonely" (Ronnie Gaylord, Mercury); "Won't- cha Love Me" (Shirley Harmer MGM): "Take a Chance" (Prank Sinatra, Capitol); "All the Livelong Day" (Merv Griffin, Columbia); Oomp-Chudk" (Jervy Gray, Deca); "Our Heartbreaking Waltz" (Teresa Brewer, Coral); "Silhouette" (Art Mooney, MGM); "Flirtation Waltz' (Les Baxter, Capitol). POP ALBUMS: It's a good week for jazz. Norman Granz' Clef label has issued two more "Jam Sessions." These, numbers three and four, feature such as Count Basle, Stan Getz, Buddy de Franco . and Harry Edison. Eepecinlly recommended is "Blues for the Count" on No. 4. ... Clef also has issued "An Evening With Billie Holiday," and it's an evening well spent. . , . Ken Clarke tears off a good piano on the latest, in MGM's "Keyboard ol Kings" scries. CLASSICAL: Smetana's "The Moldiiu," Dvorak's Rhapsody No. 3 and Ravel's "Pictures at an Exhibition" on one Epic disc. , . . Wagner's "Siegfried" Funeral Music an4 Immolation Scene, and "Tristan and Isolde" Prelude, Liebesnacht and Lie- besnacht and Liebestod, done by soprano Margaret Harshaw and Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra on Columbia. Demos Get Jump In Selecting 1954 Candidate Virginia Convention To Nome Congressiona Aspirant Saturday By I). IIAROU) OLIVKR WASHINGTON W—Democrats i Virginia's 8th District will pick th first congressional candidate of th 1954 election year in a conventio at Bristol next Saturday. The opposition party thus wi •t the jump on the party In powe ,n the candidate-picking buslnes n what promises to be a long an hard-fought campaign for centre of Congress, now almost evenl divided. Outside the 9th District In Vi; inin, nnd state nml congressiona office nominees from Connectici and Delaware—and possibly a fev Republican selections scattere over the Southern states—all non nations this year will be by pr nary. Primaries start us early as Apr :3 in Illinois and wind up Sepl 19 In Rhode Island. In the Nov. 2 election there wi: IB at stake 35 U. S. Senate seat n 34 states (New Hampshire elect wo); 435 U.. S. House membei hips, and 34 governorships. Democrats Anxious The present Senate lineup Republicans 47, Democrats 48, In Ages 60 to 85 Buy Hospital Insurance BOTH MEN AND WOMEN Kansas City — Too often over looked are the men and women ages 60 to 85. Hospital Insurant is now available to this age groin, lor only n few cents a clay. Would you be forced to use youi savings or borrow money if hospitalized. Let this policy help you It covers both accidents and sickness. A policy will be sent Jor FREE inspection. No obligation—no agen will call. Just send a postcard (state age) to Old American Insuranc Co,, Kansas City 5, Mo., Dept H-103B. ALCOHOLICS WHO ARE THEY? .lust as their name implies, they are men and women who have lost their ability to control their drinking. They are "Out of Control" drinkers. WHY ANONYMOUS? Because the public to a large degree is yet uneducated regarding the alcoholic illness. IS AA A CHURCH SPONSORED AFFAIR? No. AA was originated by alcoholics for alcoholics , only. Our members belong to many churches — and to none. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? Nothing. WHAT IS IT YOU SELL? Nothing. IS IT A CURE? No. There is no such thing. ARK NOT ALCOHOLICS DOWN AND OUTERS? It wouldn't do to ask that question In an AA Group. Alcoholism being a disease, it affects all classes alike. AA's membership is a cross-section of our population. Unchecked alcoholism will eventually make bums of its victims — that is tTie End of the Road. Membership reflects awareness of that END and a strong desire to avoid it. AA contains within its membership people from every station of life. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Alcoholics, only. ARE THERE OTHER REQUIREMENTS? Only honesty. HOW CAN I CONTACT AA? Address: Alcoholics Anonymous, Box 873, Blytbeville, Ark. (CONTINUED NEXT WEEK) ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Box 873 — Blytheville, Arkansas Anyone Interested Invited to Our Meetings Open Meetings 8 p.m. Every Friday Night Closed Meetings 8 p.m. Every Tuesday Night Club Room over Hardy Furniture Co. E. Main Street — Blytheville, Ark. ATTENTION FARMERS! Be sure to have your Cottonseed and Soybeans tested for Germination. Woodson-Tenent Laboratories Licensed Groin Inspectors 612 W. Ash " Blytheville, Ark. dependent (Morse) 1. The- House; Republicans 219, Democrats 215, independent (reams) 1. Governors: Republicans 29, Democrats 18. Of the 35 Senate races coming up, 22 will be for seats now held by Democrats, Including 10 In the South, and 13 for Republican places. The contests are for the constitutional one third of the Senate held every two years, plus three for the remaining two years of terms of the late Sen. Tall (Jf> Ohio), the late Sen. Tobey (B-Nrf). and the scat Richard Nixon vacated in California to. become vice president. Virginia Democratic leaders say the early convention in Bristol next Saturday indicates 9th District Democrats are anxious to get this seat back in their control. It was lost to the Republicans in the Eisenhower sweep in 1952, along with two other districts in the Old Do minion and one in North Carolina. The 9th is normally a close district. Republican William C. ,Wampler won over Democrat M. M. Long 35,047 to 32,735 In 1952 when the then incumbent representative, Democrat Thomas B. Fugate, declined to seek another term. 76 Inch Snow in Utah SALT LAKE CITY «) — Winter smacked Utah With a storm last night that piled wet snow up to 16 Inches in one area, closed two major north Utah highways and made others slick and dangerous. Relieves Musci St.Joseph •t ^ m*m M. • ki ^ ASPIRIN World's largest Seller at Wt RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) LAST TIMES TONIGHT "GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH" (In Technicolor) With Betty Button & Charlton Heston TUBS. & WED. "PRIVATE EYES" With Leo Gorcey & The Bowery Boys MOX - Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7'00 Sat. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature BLOODHOUNDS OF BROADWAY TECHNICOLOR 2 • MITZI GAYNOR"• SCOTT BRADY AND — 'Trouble Along the Way, TUBS. & WED. Double Featur* JEFF CHANDLER SCOTT BRADY sum MU. AND WDMARK v - - JOANNE DRU PAL AUDREY / PLUS SHORTS

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