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December 15, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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JO. m. OOtflMHI MWDAY, WC. M BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ma COURIER NEWS co. H. W. HA1NE8, Publisher BAMIY A. HAINBB, AwUtant Publisher A. A. TOEDRICKSON, Editor PAWL. B. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole Katlonal Advertising Representative*: W»ll*« Witmer Co,, New York, Chlcaeo, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphis. Entered p.! second class matter at ths post- effke at Blylheville, Arkansas, under act of Con(rest, October 8. 19*7. Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In tho city of Blytheville or any •uburban town where carrier service la maintained, 25o per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, »5.00 per year, $2.50 for sU months, »1.25 for three months; by mall outside 50 mll« jone, 112.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And h« »ld unto him, Well, thou fooA servant; betaus* Ihou hast been faithful In very lltlle, hive thou authority over ten cities. — Luke 19:17. * * * . Thlnlc naught R trifle, though It small appear. Small sands make the mountain, Moments make the year, and trifles, Hie. —F/iward Young. Barbs A girl In California married a football star — who probably rushed her off her feet. * * * « will terve you rlshi If, for Ohrlslmas, you yet the incense burner you sent to somebody else A TV comedian «ny» Jokes are funnier today than ther were 20 years, ago. That's a funny Joko IteeK! ' ':.:''.' ' *'&* *''•' A breach af prorrui*^ BU " sometime* helps a fW to ffet back her loct youth. *"'*-* W« rwd about a record number of deer hunt•n tgafei. Will men nevar cease to war upon ona little of the natur* of w»r — or ot h»- man nature. For «v«n If th« gtn«r»i'i trip produced not * »lngl« new Ide« for settling or advancing th« wtr, It would have been justified for th« gre*t lift it gavt American and UN goldier* itrug- Kling in tha hareh sub-zero of a third war ss'Inter. Men who understand war, or any other major problem, know there is no eub- atitute /or first-hand study, especially * If a man can bring; an expert's eye to the scene. For Ike, this trip was more' than a campaign promise fulfilled. It was a necessity for him, both as a general and as a newborn politician who deeply wants to serve his people. By going \o Korea, Eisenhower has given top place to the problem that SB highest in the minds and hearts of all free men in these days. He has risen to the measure of his responsibilities and has taken the first broad stride toward providing America and the free world with the kind of dynamic leadership it BO sorely needs. From Whom All Blessings Flow Views of Others In Korea, Ike Took Stride Toward Great Leadership Not until General Eisenhower has! thoroughly digested the many things he learned in-Korea will America and tho world know what his specific plans ara for that Battle-torn land. '•" But his preliminary conclusions are Important.' He made plain there will be no U. S. withdrawal from Korean soil BO long as the issue stands in doubt: "We are here to see it through." At the other extreme, he indicated it i« his wish to avoid the "grave risk of enlarging the war." Yet his rejection of either withdrawal or a widening of the conflict does not mean he is resigned to endless staltmate on the present pattern. Said the general: "Much can be done to improve (imposition; Much will be done." Eagerly all Americans and all frte men will be waiting to discover what Eisenhower means by those words. Through them runs the fragile thread of hope. But while they are waiting, they mny reflect with satisfaction upon tht courage and selfless attention to duty of the man who "holds this hope. Eisenhower in Korea was more than a politician carrying out a campaign pledge. He was of course, his old military self, appraising the battle scent with keen eye. More than that, he was a man teaching himself, under pressure, how to become a statesman. Without endeavoring to evaluate the whole Far Kast, he sought to place Korea in its political setting, to see it not just as America views it but as the'other UN countries and the peoples of Asia look upon it. He was sharply conscious of the danger of casual or irresponsible comment, especially since he will not be President for more than a month. He came to see and to listen, not to talk. He covered more than half the width of the fighting front, though he never drew closer to combat zones than threfe miles. Prom the ordinary fighting man tip through divisional commanders to the top brass, Eisenhower hoard the detailed story of the war. From President Syngman Rhee of Korea, from Maj.- Gtn. Chase of the U. S. Military Mission to Formosa (Nationalist China), "- he had word of other phases of the Korean and Far Eastern problem. Almost to the point of forgetting the diplomatic niceties, Eisenhower focused on finding out the facts. There will be those at home who will say he could have learned as much . by a visit to tho Pentagon. They know Nest of Spies While the question of locating the headquarters of the United Nations was being discussed, and it seemed that New York would be chosen. The Lexington Leader' opposed that solution.. It said it would become a "nest of epics." That'WM obvious, if only for the reason that all delegate! of Communist nations, Russia and her eatelllWt, would take every advantage of their presenca in the United States under the cloak of immunity, lo advance the cause of the great conspiracy. But It turns out that Communists have coma clothed with Immunity as representatives of some of the free nations, and that American Communists have crept in wherever possible. Tlie McCarran committee has had a number of (he laller before it, Against, some the evidence was so strong that (hey have been thrown out, while others have been suspended and still others are on enforced leave awaiting final resulU. A majority of (he whole number refused lo answer questions on Ihe ground that they might incriminate themselves The probe has only'begun. Taking the whole number of delegates, numbering thousands, there are hundreds of foreign Communist agents among them, engaged In espionage and co-operating with American Communists in undermining, as for ns' they can. the American structure of freedom and self-government. •,';.;How fnr 'the situation' hat affected Mr. Lie, secretary general, who has now resigned, and whnt Influence it had over the chief legal counsel, Mr. FelJcr, who the other day committed suicide, no one so fnr Is able to say.- Nevertheless, (he U.N. is, 'as now appears, a nest of spies. What can he done, except In the case of American Communists who have crept In, Is very ini!c7"Thc country Is burdened with the organization and is helpless lo gel rid of the foreign agents within 'it. International law protects them from prosecution of interference of any kind. —Lexington (Ky.) Leader. Erskint Johnson IN ' HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA)— Holly- words on th* Record: Eddie Cantor, »bout Keefe Brasele who will Impersonite the comic Ui 'The Eddie Cantor Story": ' • "He's great. I witched him fo hrough two hardest songs. For a minute I forgot thtt I wij doing his singing. The kid Is hep. He was Eddie Cantor!" Joyce Holden, about the lick of comedienne roles "on the screen: 'I don't know — maybe even Mabel Normand would have a tough lime today In Hollywood. Nobody's writing comedies for women. There's been some talk . of re-writing Carole Lombard's pictures for. me. Never. I think It would be a mistake. The Lombard fans would never stand for it." •d TV •now: "Th* other day I w«et to t movie that wu advertised M b» Ing three yetri In In* mikiflf. After th« »h'ow I didn't h«tr anyone complain thit It lacked tanelty." FREiSING TOW PUBLICITY I. Tony Dexter, walling about aotj being allowed to meet the Hollywood press while he wis nwkl In "Valentino": "It was a very-. short-llthtM policy. Actors shouldn't b« shielded from the pres«. People think I'm itill sort of a male Garbe." Error Flynn: "r don't worry about money so long as I can reconcile my net income with my gross habits." Corrlne Calvet: "It isn't anatomy alone that makes a French girl more at home in a Bikini bathing suit. It's a state of mind." Oeorge Jessel. arriving laU it » southern California Army camp: "Don't worry about the Russlanj finding you here. I had the address and I couldn't find it." Jack Carson, after meeting Johnnie Ray: "He's wonderful. He got so emotional, for > minute I thought h« was gonna laugh." Darcel, (he , French becoming Miss Calm P<tt«'r tdton't Washington Column — Wider Air Strikes Will Not' End War in Korea, Pentagon Says Pr'ed Allen: "A dramatic actor is just a comedian who can't get laughs." THOSE SEW AND SEWS Movie fashion designer Elois Jcnssen. about Marilyn Monroe: "Every time I design "a gowri (or her. the censors raise the neckline about three Inches." Joe E. Louis: "I have 'no respect for age unless it's bottled." Louis Calhern, on the subject of Marilyn Monroe: "She's certainly ' gone places. We all thought she was dumb 'when she made 'Asphalt Jungle.' i And when I saw her while making ['We're Not Married.' her facade 1 was one of utter stupidity. But | sensed that she was no jerk. Nobody was putting anything over on her." Denis'e pastry, Down: "I realize thees ooh-la-l» no good for me. Now'! change so moch. I was; 'ow you say, very r-r-rah-rah. So full of enairgee and so like to clown. I theenk when Frahncle girls first come to stz countree, zey let a leetle crerzy. Now I am domesteec." Let's Hove More of This! Gen. Nathan Twining apparently lira by rule that on ounce ot tnlfy while one Is alive is worth more than a ton o( cpltafly after one Is denrt. In a speech given to the Anchorage Chamber ot Commerce he loosed the Information that Aloska Is quite safe from enemy attack "bo- c.mse of the pcrfeclion of the heartland concept rturlng the last two yenrs." - Now, we : do not know what this particular heartland concept Is.- But If heartland concept^/ are to make us safe, by all means let us have them by the dozen. It Is good to.Vnow that we have a mysterious something tn hand which will mnkc up what we lack In field divisions, strntCBlc air poner and ordinary shooting Irons! —Detroit News. By DOUGLAS LARSEN NEA Stiff Correspondent For PETER EDSON WASHINGTON — (NEA1 — Any new Ideas which President-elect Elsenhower 'comes up with for ending the war in Korea as a result of his vis- It there will have to do with land or sea action, according to Pentagon thinking. Th»,,.Air ; ' Force Is at a dead end "in "Korea, it is claimed. This Is implied by .Air Force Douglas Lmraen Chief of Staff ien. Hoyt S. Vandenberg In statements, made since his visit to the Korean theater. And it has been stated more bluntly by other air power advocates, Vandenberg's point Is that any widening of the air 'war in the Far East will require a mass shifting of units from other ports of the world. He says that the new Chinese Red air force is three limes bigger than the one of the UN there in both - personnel and planes. . • The general Is not particularly upset by the enemy odds againsl his forces with the war going the way it has. But, he says, if major attempt Is made to extend the air war, the odds would make difference. If UN plsnes should begin bomb g above the Yalu River, he says it might very well tempt the Reds to begin bombing Japan and th UN forces on the Korean pcnln SO THEY SAY ula; It could force a showdown them. And he isn't sure that hat is desirable. iEven If the Chinese air force 3' thoroughly licked In such a showdown, It .could turn out to e a Pyrrhic victory,-with losses n planes and pilots outweighing iny tactical or strategic gains. Increasing Effort Gains Little •There's ah even broader picture of the air situation there put forward,. The... arguments run like The two big Jobs which the Air Force is doing there now are in erdictlng enemy supplies and pro vldlng close support. TJnfortunate- y these activilies are the ones which the' Air Force Inherently does least !well. You could double or triple Interdiction efforts, at a tremendous cost, and come up with only small, increase * in net effect. II would not materially weaken the stand of Communist trjoops in the front lines. As far as close support Is concerned, It is Just i more effective artillery weapon. Increasing this effort considerably would not give commensurate gains either. ' There are still infrequent strategic targets discovered in North Korea, and promptly bombed. Bu this field of activity 'was mostl; exhausted to U. S. filers mon than a. year ago. Any increasi would be sheer waste of effort. Those are alternatives to Al Force commanders within presen policy limits. Altering that policy could permit the bombing of air force .bases- above the Yalu River Into Manchuria. Greater Danger To UN Pilots But what permanent good would he bombing of these fighter strips .0? The enemy would just keep nbvlng his improvised strips back nto Manchuria, sucking UN ighters deeper and deeper over enemy territory. It would not make a basic change in the present pattern of air-to-air combat. And It would greatly increase the odds against UN pilots being able return'to, their, fields.after an engagement. ^ Next alternatives are the chang- ,ng of policy to permit the bomb- ng of supply lines In China and Manchuria, and the strategic bombing of factories and cities in China. The answer to v bombing of supply lines is the fact that' it probably would not prove any more effective than interdiction has in Korea. 'A heckling action, yes. But not decisive. And very expensive, The answer to strategic bombing- of plants in China and Manchuria is the recognized fact that the main war effort which is supporting Communist Iroops in Ko rea is not found in China or Manchuria. It is in Russia, This action would be effective, but again not decisive. , And the propaganda value to the enemy of»this action might outweigh the strategic value to the U.S. Millions of Innocent civilians would be slaughtered in the process. That leaves the one area for effective strategic bombing as Russia, proper. That would mean World War III, ot course. Glenn Ford, wincing about his old "So Ends Our Night" movie on TV: "I was exactly 18 when I made it. It seems a shame to show it over and over again." Red Skelton, defending his film- "SO DORA took the rich old man , for better or worst?" 0 "No ,she took him for 's'orse, but he got better."—Boston Herald. OP CHLOROPHYLL, with it« multiple uses—the green stuff shot at, on, and in you—it can now b« said that we are chlorophuU.— Nashville Banner. MOTHER — "Why, Willie, now clean your hands arel" Willie—"Aren't they? But you 'ought to have- seen, 'em before I helped Mary stuff the turkey."— Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram. the Doctor Says — • Written for NEA Servlcs EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. The only emise for continuing wage and price controls 1s the pofsiility that new "local wari" might break out somewhere. — Economist Summer H. SHchlcr. « * + I wish you could all live as long it, It would take a group of farmers like the hog raisers to get togcihcr on a marketing agreement. You would be mighty old and mighty broke by that time. — Secretary ot Agriculture Charles Brannan. * • • MlM (Marllynl Monroe Is the epitome of nothing more than a certain kind of very obvious high school physical appeal. — Movie «ctor Mel Ferrer. * * « Sometimes It's been fun (making up wild animals), but I'd like to settle down to something easier — like bathing elephants. They're gentle. — Hollywood mape-up man Bud Wtslmore. * * • 1 do not honestly feel that there will be any (polio) vaccine which would be ivallable for effective use next summer. — Dr. Hart Van Riper, medical director of the National rwmriation for Infantile Paralysis. * • » Ru.«ia has Its Fifth, Columnists everywhere, and in Chlnn it ha* a powerful ally with limitless resources of manpower. — Dr. Cyril O. Gar' bctt, Archbishop of York. Although fathers frequently i think that their sons can and 1 should take part in any and ,all kinds of competitive sports, the mothe'rs often have their doubts. The best course lo follow Is usually to steer somewhere between the over-amhHion of most athcrs for the athletic prowess f their sons, and the sometimes nreasonable fears of the mothers. This question of taking part In ompetltlve alhlelics has not gone vholly unstudied. Suggestions aim- d at helping to make participation such sports safe and healthful were adopted by the National oint Committee on Standards for Boys' Alhlelics some time ago and endorsed by other prominent organizations. These points are so mportant that they are reproduced here: A health examination should >e required previous to parllclpa ion, preferably on a seasonal basis, with annual examination minimum requirement. 2. A physician should be present it ill contest* Involving activities where the injury hazard Is pronounced. 3. A contestant who has been IV r Injured should be readmitted to participation only on the written recommendation of a physician,. 4. A contestant upon returning to participation after Illness or Injury should be carefully observed, and if (here Is any doubt as to his con dlllon he should Immediately be referred to x physician. 5. The coach (faculty member In charge) should be competent I first aid and thoroughly versed In sport* conditioning and training. I Is also strongly recommended tha all players be given basic instruc lion in , first aid. «. In ct*« of be id, Mck or tplnc njury, or suspicion thereof, the layer should be removed from lay, placed at rest, and be given ie Immediate attention of a physt- ian. 7. Every school should have a vrilten policy regarding the rc- ponslbility for injury incurred In Ihletics. and this policy should be nown to all participants, (heir iarents, and other responsible dults. Arrangements should be nade for obtaining and paying for medical, and hospital care .of in ured participants, In accord with ocal policy. NEED PROTECTIVE GEAR —. The best obtainable protec- IvA equipment should be provided or all participants, and special mention should be given tO'proper 'itting of such equipment. 9. Competition should take place only between teams of comparable ability, and playing seasons should )e reasonable duration. 10. No pre-season games should played until players are well drilled in fundamentals and have had a minimum of two weeks of physical conditioning. 11. Playfields should meet Elan- dard requirements tor size of area, playing surfaces, and facilities for safety, «nd all reasonable precau- • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Use of Point Count- Helps Bridge Game By OSWALD JACOBT Written for NEA Service •, Monday is bridge lesson day, and as usual I will discuss bidding; according to tho point-count method so that beginners and average 13 points In high cards," and 1 point for his doubleton. ; ' North Isjwilling to.reacrTa jra'me even though heVknows that South has a minimum opening bid. North has a count of 13 points In high cards, and knqws that South must have about the same amount. The combined hands are therefore sure to contain 26 points usually needed for game. When the hand Is played, South allows East to win the Jirst trick with the jack of hearts. Declarer wins the second trick in dummy with 'the king of hearts, and returns the nine of diamonds at once. The contract now stands or falls on East's defense. If East plays his low diamond.' South will finesse and lose to West's ' qu,een of diamonds. West will then clear the heart suit, but cannot defeat the contract. knocks out the ace of diamonds. East cannot lead ''a heart, and South is therefore able to/win two hearts, three diamonds, four clubs, and a spade. East can defeat the contract' by hopping up with the ace of diamonds the first time 'that suit Is led. He can then return his last heart, thus establishing . his partner's suit. West will get,the lead with the .queen of diamonds •'in time to run the rest of the hearts, thus setting the contract. . 15 Years Ago In BlytheviHe Nancy Holland, Belty Black Bet. ly Woodson. Donna 'Wunderlich, Mar}' El!a Garrett. Trances Shous» and Elizabeth Small have organized the BAC club. Sam Coston, Memphis attorney who was -Blytheville's first football coach, will be a guest at the annual football banquet this year. Mississippi County had ginned 192540 bales prior to Dec. 1. Aunt Molly Harrnsworth s*yt the's going to misi President Truman just like sh« ml>«» an old Huffed foot-«tool in* had to throw out. It was »lway» htijdr to- kick when iom»lhiB* went .wrong. ; f, MM Vegetable Dinner Answer to Prtvisut Puzzle tlons should accidents. be taken to prevent 12. Contests should be selected, and rules find lengths of ; playing periods should be such that they will not overtax Ihe physical ablli ties of the students concerned. A TEXAN walked Into the bar o a New York night club, saw a cus tomer lying helpless on the floor and pointing to him, laid: "Give mi some of that."—Greeneville ,Tenn.' SUB, NORTH A A J 9 5 V K 6 * 983 *KQ82 15 WEST AK62 »Q 10851 • Q54 X97 Sonth 1 « 1 N.T. Pass EAST 4Q 108 4 »,193 » AS * 1054 3 SOUTH ID) , A73 V A 74 4 KJ 1071 * A J6 Neither side vul- \Vcfi North E»s» Pass I A Pass 3 NT Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V 5 HORIZONTAL I Green vegetable 4 Kind of bean 8 Vegetable 12 Possessive pronoun 13 Indigo 3 —r— tips on . toast 4 Lighting devices 5 Arrow poison 6 Center 7 Winglike" part SSilici 9 Leave out . 10 Above ««"or 1 ! Pineapple . ITAlit .,» 19Danger • 6 Large medal J 3 Chinese t 18 Cracked. official 33 Presents 20 Volcano resid«nc* 38 Reach for 21 Legal matter! u Crustacean 40 Taut 22 Wildcat 55 Half (prefix) 41 GoddeM 24 Scorch 26 Restrain of pt,c, S6 Extinct 27 Condescend- 42 Musical 27 Equality lnf {>vor direction! 30 System of rule 32 Great (prefix) 28 Toward tht 43Land«<th* sheltered side potato 25 Was borne 44 Villey (poet.) 31 Fleshy fruits 46 Ancient n*nu of Syri» 47 Metal 4& Fondle* players can see how the experb bid. Just tn case you're not familiar with the point-count, here It Is: count_ 4 £oints tor each ace In your hand: 3 for each king: 2 for each queen; 1 for each jack. There are 10 polnU In each suit, and 40 points in the entire deck. You and your partner usually need 26 points to make a game; 33 points lor a small slam; 31 for a grand ^lam. In today's hand South opens the bidding snd then shows that he •has 16 points at most by the fact that his rebld Is only one no- Uump. Actually South has only 34Ch»rm 35 Revised 36 Encort •V Thin 39Unencum- - bered 40 Rugged hill! 41 Japanese statesman 42 Number 45 Root vegetable 49 Come lo piss 51 Exist 52 Is sick £3 Algerian seaport 54 Obtained 55 Dirk SS Greek district 57 Abstra VERTICAL 1 Holes 3 Famous English school ^

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