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PAC« EIGHT BLYTHEVIUB (ARK.) CQURIER NEWS TUESDAY,' DEC. 23, 1952 1LYTHEVILLE COURIER N«W« TIB COURIER N*WS OO. X. W. HAINBS, FublVih*f •AMY A. RAINES. A«lst»nt PublWiw - A. A. rftBDRICKftON, Editor >AUL D. HUMAN. AdYertMrn Man»e« < Bolt Nation*! Advertising ReprescnUtltee: W»l!»c« Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, IXtrolV Atlinti, Memphis. •nttreiJ M Mcond cluss matter »t the post- effic« »t Blythevllle, Arkansas, under »ct o* Con- trett. October I, JH7. M«mber of The Associated Prtsi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city ol Blythevllle or inj •uburban town where carrier servke S» maintained, Me per week. Bj mall, within a radlua or 50 miles, KM per year, 1250 for six months. I1.2S tor three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations And the I-ord thj- God will clrcumclst fhlne h«rf, mil the heart of thy srcil, to love the Lord thy Goii wtlh »ll thine heart, and with »ll thy tout, thit thoii mlj'Mt live. — Deuteronomy 30:6. * * * H thou neglectest thy love to thy neighbor. In: Tain thou professcst thy love to Ood; for by thy • love to Ood the love; to thy iielRhhnr Is begotten, «nd by the love to thy neighbor, thy lov« " do ood Is nourished. — Qiwrlts. Barbs You won't be nble to blame 1952 for being glad to step out of the world picture. • • * Thl« Is the aeason for plum pudding — the proof of which If ndl In the eating, but In how ?M deep that nlghO • » * Alter all la said and dont, the very successful man does • lot more than expected. 1 * * . • • We're alwayi heard thmt money talks. When will ft ifert fMnf Itself «w»yj • ' * * * Bova in an Indiana school rlo repair work In the classrooms. Can't you just see teachers looking for nails before they sit down? but six of these ST states, Thin is the firm evidence that Eisenhower was stronger than his party, and assertions to th« contrary will b« difficult to support. Ike did not get a plurality gs large as rung up by Presidents Harding, Coolidge and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt's record 11,072,014 was far ahead of Eisenhower's 6,616,233 over Stevenson. But the general's tola! vote of 33,027,549 bt-sted Roosevelt's highest vote hy 6,175,052 and surpassed Wendell Willkie's record Republican showing by 11,622,794. Eisenhower has established high- water marks that may go untouched for years. How he did it will be conversational fodder among Americans for months. Views of Others South Now Vast Research Ground Cheering, Not Blearing •/y'l/.Jjf' 1 *r,*j'.'-tt *Tl Nov; 4 Vote Proved Ike Stronger than Party ^ r Except to. the experts, there's usual-' ly nothing more 'deadly than yester- .f day's election statistics.-The official results of the Nov. 4 presidential vote are, however, a little livelier reading. They bring out better than did the incomplete, unofficial returns the astonishing nature of General Eisenhower's victory ovtr Governor Stevenson. For one, thing, they demonstrate- • dramatically the proportions of the general's impact upon the normally Democratic South. Ike, of course, won Florida, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia, and also captured the bordfcr stales of Maryland, Missouri and Oklahoma.' He missed taking Kentucky by 700 votes and lost South Carolina by just 15,000. But the total vote in 16 southern border states is perhaps the .best proof of what happened. Stevenson polled 7,129,000 votes in thtse 16, but Eisenhower was only 134,000 behind with 6,995,000. Of the nine states Ike lost in this group, six gave him more than'40 per cent of their vote. His vote in Georgia, 30 per cent, was the lowest he got in the South and in the country. His 35 per cent in Alabama and 39 per cent in Mississippi were his only other national showings below 40. Having run neck and neck in h i s opponent's strongest territory, Ike could occasion no surprise by the general magnitude of his performance. For instance, he w*n 29 states with a vote of 55 per cent or better, and 14 of these 29 gave him more than 60 per cent. The other 10 he captured fell between 50 and 55 per cent. Ike's final margins in the big population states were staggei'ing — 848,000 in New York, 700,000 in California, 500,000 in Ohio, 443,000 in Illinois. In much smaller states like Iowa and Wisconsin he buried Stevenson by more than 350,000 votes. Pennsylvania was a striking exception. There Ike scored by a relatively modest 270,000, not in pace with his other showings. A prime reason:, a strong new Democratic organization in Philadelphia, which gave Stevenson a 160,000-vote edge. In achieving this tremendous sweep, Ike left his Republican running mates far behind. All the comparative figures aren't in yet, but in 37 stiftes Ike van ahead of the highest stale or national Republican candidates by a net of 2,. 561,000 votes. The margin may be greater when all totals are added. The general outdistanced his slate-mates in all prmidly Southerners arc thinking of their beloved section these clays ns one of marvelous expansion In Industry and other enterprise, as _a section of grcnt attainment In production. One Important as well us significant angle which may be escaping some of them, however. Is the (net that the South has also become a vital research or experimental ground. The economic progress and balance In the South are tied very definitely to whnt is being accomplished tn the research field both In rounding out development already undertaken and In bringing to pass new. In the past year no less than 103 new laboratories and major research addttloai have come to the South to bring to light facts or to assist. In working out situations to favorable points. H. McKfnley Conway Jr., director of the Southern Association of Science and Industry, to whom , the 103 figure Is credited, fcets that the challenge . to the South us a region of great potential Is to pool It* talents and resources In the common Interest and thereby promote greater economic advancement. His is a fine, an Intelligent view »s he declares that balanced economic progress for a specific area Is dependent on the Joining of hands by business an rilndustrlal technicians to show the Chamber of Commerce executive and the laboratory chemist what they have In common, and to help their separated but mutually dependent fields combine Ihelr skills In achieving success. ;" This Is good philosophy and If the South vdll continue to apply 1C Intelligently and unselfishly, the development of our region as a whole will move faster and In more balanced and secure fashion. We have come a great distance In the development of the South since World War II. Much of our accomplishment has been due to cooperation among ourselves rather than competition. , South Carolina Is a shtnh)g example wltli -the . fine service to the economld interests of the state that has been rendered by bofh Individuals antl the slate agency known as the South Carolina Board. Ten years ago, according to Mr. Conway, there was not n single major consulting research Institution in the South. Today the section can count 40 well-equipped general consulting laboratories, 25 commercial testing laboratories and rnpre than 200* Individual consultants who rank as experts in virtually every field of science. Never before, therefore, has the South paid as much attention to science as Is the case now. And science has become a recourse which Is opening the way to an orderly, a productive and permanent development of a great region, whoso potential too long had remained untouched. As Mr. Conway puts it, "technological climate" has been added which is spurring the use of properly trained people In our midst to tremendous enhancement with unquestioned pavoff. • —Greenville (S.C) Piedmont. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) ) First! .ajor clash between a big film tudlo and a TV film producer ay turn "Huckleberry Finn" Into a "Mickey Finn" for somebody. MG is planning a new version •I the Twain classic for Danny Kaye and Oene Kelly and so is sldorc Llndenbaurn of Filmcraft, a Hollywood telefilm production company.. Llndenbaum recently purchased the video rights to the otfll literary output of Twain from he Samuel Clemens estate . So now lawyers are wrangling the issue, with MG yelling that Filrncraft' will be In competition with the studio If the classic reaches home screens. It may be denied, but 20lh Century-Fox will plunge Into the TV game after the first of the year The studio will finance and distribute video film. Gale Storm and Charles Farrel have revved up Ihelr emoters to such a pace that writers can' could get well started. The defenders would take three clubs and the ace of diamonds, leaving South on the field of battle to lick keep up with 'em. Beaming over My -Little Margie's" new zip, Charley let the cat out of the bag hat on their last film he and Gale set such a fast dialog tempo "that we made a picture timed for 30 minutes In 25 minutes." Gale's beaming about a Hood ol movie offers, But Lucille Ball's stork date has her frowrjng. She's playing unmarried Mar »• (despite three handsome sons at home) and shuddering: 'What if I make another date with the stork?" Then she added, "But I won't. Lucy's always first and I'll be darned If I'll follow her again." Leap, But No Tlow Biir Bendix has made the big leap Into telefilm — "The Life of Riley"—but he's not bowing out of his blg-screeh work, with a two- picture-a-y ear deal at RKO. Bill created Riley on radio in 1943 and It's a tribute to'hls emoting skill that the character now. on TV is exactly the same. Ther.e'5 a whole new supporting' ! cast, however, with Producer Tom ' McKnlght pointing out: "The radio actors didn't suggest visually what they sounded likt." The movies' Marjorie Reynolds plays Mrs. Riley and is chuckling: Peter Ed son's Washington Column — Actress Okays Solon s Buss; Another 'Secret' to Be Lost? The Learned Waiter Old John Santa Fe tolls nbont ft certain happily-married college professor who gave this sage counsel when delivering a graduation address: "Gentlemen, many of you will marry, i.et me entreat yon to be kind to your wives. Be patient with them. When you arc going nut together, cio not got huffy If your wife is not ready on time. Have a good book nearby, and read it white you watt. And, gentlemen, I aware you that you will be astonished nt the amount of information you will acquire." —Carlsbad (N. M.I Current-Argus. By DOUGI.A NEA Staff Correspondnt (For Peter Fdson) WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Rep. Wlngate Lucas (D., Tex.) has proved that he' is no man to BO around recklessly kissing pretty girls at any opportunity. At a recent luncheon here honoring stage, and screen star • . Mary' Mar- : tin, Lucas was slated to give her a fancy scroll, .— naming her "Ad" I^rwn mjrni 0 [ t )ie exas Navy." she is & native exan. To put some action in his plc- ire, United Press photographer lilton Freier asked Lucas to lant a big smacker on the lady s he made the presentation pucas blushingly protested, saying, 'I can't do that, what woulr tary's husband say?" Overhearing the conversation he said: "Why Representative Lucas, you an'l have to worry about 'that Vfy husband wouldn't object to 'exnns kissin' Tcxans." Another "Secret" Lost? More than half of the dwindling National Production Authority Ftnf ; busily engaged in writing a Mobilization Base Book." It's be ng done mostly to keep cverybod; busy, while they wait for .th' agency to fold. It's supposed to b i guide for the next proup of de lensc production experts who com :o town. However, the fate of tho publ cation Is expected to be the sam as for a similar book printed dur Ing the dying days of the old \Va Production Board. It was clnssifie as top secret and got lost in th files. Skeleton Nl'A Proposed With the need for production CO' trols now at a minimum, there a proposal to keep a sort of skel ton NPA in existence for any f lure emergency.'It would exist u der the Department of Comtner and consist of a small crew ju keeping statistics and a wcath eye on the. production situation. One of the problems ol the pla s how to keep good men instea f drones on the job. It would •ery unglamorous work, but SO THEY SAY The great significance of nuclear energy seems to me to be as a source of useful power, I consider Its eventual Importance to mankind to be hardly less than that of fire. — Atomic scientist Dr. Arthur Compton. * + * The back-up of air power in Korea is surely not enough for an enlarged scope of war. When 5-ovi stick your head Into a hornet's neat .you must have something to back it up. — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen, Hoy I Vandcnberp. + * ' + The present system (in medicine) .results In more men polng into specialties In medicine than I* desirable. — Dr. Louis H. Bauer, president of the American Medical Association. '* * » The enemy's offensive efforts have been no belter than spasmodic because Ve prevent his amaAsIng sufficient materials for a sustained drive. — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Hoyt Vandenberg. irth doing unless done well. "We Wni Robbed!" . Washington's big corps of high- iced tax attorneys are R little 3set about the reorganization ol e Bureau of Internal Revenue. It centralizes' the authority to settle any types of tax cases to bureau als in the Held. This means that a man with a tax problem on his hands no nger has to come to Washington gel Unsettled. Obviously, the iwn's'.tax'J'attorneys are going to iffer from this. The tax lawyers . the cities where a bureau dis let office is located, on the other and, will benefit. . Unusual Protest George Meany, new president ol la American Federation of Labor aid with dead pan seriousness hat he was somewhat offended 'hen Scrlpps-Howard's Labor Edi or Fred Perkins characterized 1m as "an amateur golfer of some epute." The reason was, that this eemed to say Meany was a gooc olfer. He Insists he isn't. The reason for this Is that Meany •> handlcapper for a group olfers who play together often nd Meany insists on keeping him elf at the bottom of the list, with he highest handicap. It's wha leany calls "collective' bargain ng on the first tee." Meany, followed President-elec Elsenhower's golf scores at Angus a with a great deal of Interes' f a match between the two eve comes off, Meany insists that Ik 'will have to give him a fe strokes." Plumbers' Hesourcw Meany was introduced at a^'as! .ngton Press Club luncheon i 'the son of a plumber.' 1 It got nice, quiet laugh. But when h started'to speak, Meany Immed ately came to the defense of th plumbers, with whose union he has long been affiliated. "People who underestimate the resourcefulness of a plumber," sniri the big, balding and blue-eyed labor official, "never got a bill from one." News Flics to Rcuther One of the advantages which Waller Reuther will now have, as president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, is that he'll now gel his copy of the CIO News by airmail. A reporter waiting In the CIO offices heard ths staff very care- lly changing the records to make ure that the new president got is extra service formerly enjoyed nly by h^s predecessor, the late hil Murray. Roundabout "Okay" Retiring Secretary of Commerce harles Sawyer just got buck from 30-day survey of European bust ess which he said had been okayed by Ike." The way In 'hich the trip was approved by 'resident-elect Dwight Eisenhower r as rather. • indirect, but. It die rovide an approval. Secretary Smvyer wanted to take couple of other American busi es s men w It h him. They w ere Charles R. Hook, President trmco, and Langbourno Williams icad of American Sulphur. Hook Is a Republican and a sup mrter of Eisenhower. So befon IB accepted the Invitation to go on a junket with the Democratic Sec etnry of Commerce, he said h would have to get approval from he Republican President-elect. Ike wrote back that the trip wai i fine Idea, he had the highes respect for Sawyer, and that Hool should accompany him. F.lecllun Afterthought Some comments on the result of the election by James L. Me Devitt, director of Labor's Leagu for Political Education: "Our political education prograr prevented a reactionary sweep I Congress. Tn the Senate we only two seats worse off than u were before, with 38 friends a compared to -10 In the last Senat "Although four Senate friends i labor were defeated, the score wa more than balanced by the elcctio of Henry Jaekson in place of Sen Harry Cain in Washington, Stua Symington over Sen. James Kei Sen. Xales Ecton in Montana an the election of John Kennedy, who his wounds and bemoan his fate. West missed this opportunity, however, by 'opening his partnei 's bid suit. This gave South a chance- to make the contract by means of an unusual play. East won the first trick with the ace of diamonds and hopefully returned the jack of diamonds. South won with the king of diamonds, drew trumps with the king and ace of hearts, and successfully finessed the queen of spades. A spade to the ace was followed by a diamond ruff in dummy, and South then led dummy's last spade. East naturally played the king spades on, this trick, and, South ide the key play of the hand by scarding a low- club Instead of uffing. If East now led a spade or a amend, South could discard an- "All my life I've been an actress to avoid being, domestic. Now I'm Mrs. Riley—and In our last three pictures I've been out in the kitchen peeling potatoes." 75 Years Ago In BlytheYille— Mississippi County TB Christmas seal goal Is $1,500. Hl-W&y Cut Rate Drug store at Main and Division was entered last night and robbed of cigarettes and. chewing gum. Ninety people are now employed at the R-ice-Stix factory. NORTH * QJ 10 ¥ A 10953 454 IS WiiST A654Z V6.4 * J 1033 EAST (D) AK973 V 8 . • A J 1076 + AQ1 -• SOUTH 1 * Pass Pass VKQJ73... « K 8 3 V *542 J__^. North-SouthTvulV. Sooth West J V Pass 3 V 4 V Pass fat New Pocket Size Calculating V/hiz NEW YORK fAP)—A new non- slldlng slide-rule does your math- ' ematics quickly for you. It can mul- > tiply, divide, find square roots measure the area of circles nnd rectangles, and the volume of cylinders and cubes. It has no moving parts. It's simply a square of transparent plastic, 5 by 3 inches, marked with a family ; of numbered parabolic curves, two diagonal lines, and a numbered horizontal and vertical grid system. This arithmetical wizard was developed by John D, Kreuttner of New- Era Products, New York, who cajlfl it the Space-Scale. To find the area of a rectangle, as for example a scale drawing of a room on an architectural plan, you place the Space-Scale over the drawing, with the upper left cutting the lower right corner of tha room gives you the area. replaces Senator Lodge in Massachusetts. It might be added that Harding, Cootidge and Hoover all won by better margins than did Eisenhower." You Have Ike's Number This month the White House. lika. every residence and firm in Washington, got a new telephone number. Instead of National 1414 it is now National 81414. The capital has e.xplanded so much since the war that the telephone company hart to revise the city's whole dial system. other club while dummy ruffed. If east led clubs, dummy's king would make a trick. Hence thc- contract was now unbeatable, If South had made the "normal" play of ruffing dummy's last spade hie would have lost threa club tricks in addition to the ace of diamonds. It is Interesting to note, also, that East could have defeated the contract by playing the ten of diamonds instead of the ace of diamonds at the very first trick. This would have made U possible for West to win the second round of diamonds, whereupon a shift to clubs would be clearly Indicated. East cannot be criticized for missing this play, since West might have been leading- from the king of diamonds instead of"from the queen, in which case the play ould cost a diamond trick. tbe Doctor Says— Written for NEA Service By EOWIS f JORDAN, M.D. M. B. asks a difficult, but inter- ting question: "H.ive electric shock treatments," she asks, 'proved ti be helpful in easing mental di lurbnnces in persons where sucVAcondition is apparently .nherlted? The rensot tms question is difficult to ansVer Is that it is not clear Just wVfcl the correspondent means when Ishe says "inherited mental disturbances." Most menial disease is not directly inheriteJi Also, there are several kinds \ of mental disturbances just asj there are several kinds of heart Vlisease, so that one cannot lump tnem together' and say that they ?V?puld all be treated In the same v . However, the riuestton of electric shock treatments is an exceedingly interesting one 'and can be dls- cus^ed in general terms. Since about 19f8 new hope has patients with because of the arisen for mait,y mental condition: discovery that some mentally eased people may be improved b> em sl 1 ":* trerrmcnu giving large doses of Insulin which is used tn the treatment of diabetes!. In large doses this Insulin causes a type of reaction which doctors call shock. The mental conditlpn of many of the mental patients who received this shock treatment cleared vip. However, certain disadvantages developed from the use of Insulin. A substance called metrazol was then tried. This also produced shock. A few years later electricity be gan to be used to give the shock treatments and this too ot.bug, aborrootguhless udiny .Imeaassnc used most often, and although Ihc.-e treatments do not cure a! mental patients, they do help in many cases. Usually several shock treatments have to be given before the best results are obtained. Persons who have friends or relatives whose cases warrant trying shock treatment ought not to expect too much. H does not always work, ut It offers hope to many. Of course, it is not suitable for everyone and the mental specialist the only one who can decide whether or not It is worth a trial. Mental Illness Is Disease It cannot be emphasized too often that those who have a mental disease, arc Just as truly ill as are those who have a broken bone, tumor or some other trouble which can be seen or felt. In the not too distant past, those who suffered from a mental dis ease were often kept in chains or solitary confinement, were beaten anfl no effort was" made to get a the source of the difficulty. Re ionn finally came in most place and the mentally ill came to b> reated more humanely. With this more sensible vlp» ha come real advances in treatment of which electric shock treatmcn is one There comes a lime when a husband and lalhcr has to choose between being the life of an office Chrislmas Eve party and helping trim the family Christmas tree. Few men can cio both, says Aunt, Molly Hanmsworth. © N£A Screen-Video Actor Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1 Actor on screen and television, 6 Play the part of host 7 One who scoffs 8 British money of account 9 Pairs (ab.) 10 Tardy 1L Passage in tha brain rivers n At first shock v^s produced by In charge of the tndivlduil pitlenl » JACOBY ON BRIDGE Opens Partner's Bid; Loses Chance to Win By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service If West hntj opened the jncfc of clubs in today's hand, declarer would have been set before he Cummings 7 He was born in , Missouri 13Ciick-bcelle 14 Printing mistakes 15 Harangue 16 Church fcftival H Turf 18 April (ab.) 20 Before 21 Glossy cotton 26 Verba fabrics 27 Carry (coll.) 25 Excessively 29 Containers fond one 28 Mightier j 32 Bellowing 33 Aromatic herb 34 Mother (comb, form) 35Higid 36 Parts of coals 39 Worms 40 Dinner course 42 Beverage 45 Golf device ' 46 Golf teacher 49 Embellished 52 Revolver 55 Transgressor 56 Form a notion 57 Gastropod mollusks 5B Redacted VERTICAL 1 Rots flax by exposure 2 Hodgepodgf 3 Poet 4 Greek letter 5 Crimson A V S 0 Li — -~ O f o e E "p| • T 1 tsf £ MS N E l_ L_ T E R e B N T H T - O '. l_ \ E f 4 ,•/. > « f* e D E C u u p E R C* f£ i>1= R 1 P •y N O P H R A •^ 1 •> -. e*. 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