The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1966 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1966
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MjpOnffit (Aril.) tartar W«wi - Tnwday, May M, M«- ftjt tme While Crisis Follows Crisis in the South How Does N. Viet Nam Avoid Political Unrest? An AP News Analysis By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP Special Correspondent South Viet Nam is engulfed Incessantly in turmoil while the Communist north — for all the outside world knows — Beema free of it. Why? How is it that the northern regime appears able to escape political trouble and control its people while southern regimes seem incapable of doing so? Probably there are several answers: The northern regime has not, in fact, been wilhout troubles stemming from the protracted war. * * * Bombings of the north may have aided the Red regime in countering morale problems. The northern regime had 10 years virtually free from out- side peril and could censtruet and fortify a classical Communist power structure to keep its people under control. There is no question in the north of Buddhist opposition as such. The religious situation there is much what it was in the south before the Buddhists started to organize politically against the Ngo Dinh Diem regime. * * * The local faith in the north was mostly a vague mixture of animism, ancestor worship, a deep imprint of Chinese Confucianism and elements of Chinese Buddhism. Under the Communists, Buddhists never would have had a chance to become a political factor, much less organize. In the south, U.S. influence has upheld democratic rights. Another factor was American shock Aver conflicts between th« Diem regime and the Buddhists. And agitation, in a glare of publicity, has become highly contagious. Under these conditions, the political elements of Buddhism found fertile ground for action. This does not mean that there Is clear sailing in the north in contrast to the south. There is little question ther« have been difficulties growing out of war weariness. Earlier this year, Politburo member Le Due Tho severely lectured th6se who "entertain pacifism, slacken their vigilance and fail to get ideologically ready for combat." * * * They see 6nly difficulties and do not see opportunities, show pessimism, perplexity and • reluctance to protracted resistance," he complained. Too many, he said, "still fear sacrifices and hardship, shrink from difficulties. . . have low organizational, disciplinary and revolutionary fighting spirit." Le Due Tho said party members were "too coercive with the masses." The party's prestige was hurt by this because "the greatest peril is separation from the masses." In some areas, he said, there was "a serious state of disunity." * * * Two British correspondents admitted to Hanoi within the last year have suggested that U.S. bombings, putting the attack, may have helped the Communists sustain morale. Thousands of people now are in militia corps. Thousands are busy digging air-raid shelters, manning defense pelts, drilling. Air-defense units, mobile repair teams and first-aid; groups are en the alert 24 hours a day. So many men are on duty that, the party has reported, 70 per cent of the industrial labor force now Is made up of women. The listed bombing targets have been military: roads, bridges, communications, barracks, arms dumps and the like. The Communist north — an area always poorer than (he south — is accustomed to rural privations. All along it has been on an austerity basis. Any disruptions in the economy due to bombings have had doubtful impact. * * * There is rationing in North Viet Nam: rice, meat, sugar and cotton — but this is nothing new, and there are no indica- flons of extreme privation. In addition to all this, the northern regime has had a long time to organize. In 21 years since Ho Chi Minn moved into Hanoi with the proclamation of a republic there has been indoctrination from childhood for a whole generation. Today there are 2.5 million children in the Communist Young Pioneers. The best get the title of "Good Nephew (or Niece) of Uncle Ho." About 1.5 million young people are organized in the Viet Nam Labor Youth Union. * * * When Ho was building his party and country few had any notjon of what communism was. He was, to many in North Viet Nam, what George Washington had been to the United States. He identified himself with the peasants and championed them. H had a head start in organi-. zation. Chiang Kai-shek's troops. .' occupied the north, charged . with disarming the Japanese. ' They were reluctant to get out, and by the time they did and the French were on the way back, Ho was already wel lorganized, with Vietminh guerrillas holding much of Tonkin. Feeling against the French was high, and Ho had little difficulty in establishing authority. The Communist structure was along the classical lines learned by Ho in the old days as a Com-, munist international agent. It ia organized at village, district,' province, precinct and zonal . levels in a pyramid which concentrates power at the top in the hands of the Politburo. Once that was accomplished, there was little future in opposition. CLOSING IN ON CANCER Quest ions, Some Answers deaths from those taking tranquilizers were "considerably higher" in number than among abstainers. Analysis of death rates of Californians living in heavy dence that air pollution there poses a serious health threat. The men who died from cancer were almost identical in number with Californians who lived In clearer air. Recently Dr. Hammond reported that the latest analysis of the study statistics showed that death rates from cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke were all found to be slightly lower among persons who received polio vaccine than among those who did not receive it. Slowly and, perhaps, inevitably, the clues are piling up. From the mass of information being assembled, physicians and researchers in cancer will be guided to new areas in their ef- E. Cuyler By ROBERT COCHNAR Newspaper Enterprise Assn. (Last in a Series) NEW YORK - (NBA) - "In a fundamental sense," says the American Cancer Society's Dr. E. Cuyler Hamond, "all health is one nowadays. "The battle against cancer inevitably involves fresh insights into what it takes to live and be healthy in a shrinking and increasingly complex world." The massive study of one million Americans, now in its sixth year, supports Hamond's statement. For although it is essentially interested in limiting cancer, it is collecting information which will ad researchers attacking other major diseases. Here are a few of the questions the study may eventually answer: . Are children born to older women more susceptible to cancer? Does drinking hot beverages increase susceptibility, as has been suggested by a Japanese medical study? Do fried foods contain cancer - causing chemials produed by heating oils to a burning point? Does being overweight contribute to increased illness generally and to cancer in particular? Is there any relation between failure to breast - feed a child and the occurrence of breast cancer in the mother, or in the length of time spent in nursing? Is air pollution related to an- cer? Past research has show a definite increase of cancer of the colon in people in urban Communities as compared with those in rural places.Why? There is a higher cancer rate in people in the northern part of the United States than in the southern slates. Why? "The obvious answers lie in Identifiable factors which our study is set,up to spot," says Hamond, who is chief of the ACS statistical branch and originator of the study, "W« will Hammond not even have to find the underlying reason for a connection between some eviromental factor and cancer. It is enough for us to know that the relationship exists, so that we can warn these 'high risk' people." At the Fourth Annual Cancer Conference in 1961, the first analysis of the study was reported to scientists. Only 15 per cent of the subjects who reported "cancer danger signals" on their questionnaires had seen a doctor about them. Educational levels,from grammar school or less to college graduates, made little difference in recognizing and reporting the signals, although college graduates were more likely to see a doctor. As expected, it was reported that certain of the danger signals had a high relationship to subsequent deaths of the parti- complaints, such as loss of ap- cancer. The analysis also showed that certain other physical complaints, suh as loss of appetite, shortness of breath and a tendency to tire easily, were related to cancer death statistics. ... Other findings were similarly useful. Statistics unequivocably linking deaths from lung cancer with cigarette smoking played an important part in the Surgeon General's report of December 1963 on smoking and health. Questions on sleep habits brought provocative information for epidemiologists. The study showed differences in death rates ranging from as low as 626 for seven-how sleepers to a high of 2,029 for people getting less than five hours a night. Men enrolled in the study were asked "how much exercise do you get?" Death rates were hjgher for men who checked "none" than for those reporting "moderate" or "heavy." Participants reporting the use of antiacid medicines and laxatives did not have a higher jna •Hwnuoa mqi t»w IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. ISAAC BYRD PLAINTIFF VS. No. 16733 ROBERT AND LAURA LOVE AND Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addition to the City of BIytheville, Arkansas DEFENDANTS NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Isaac Byrd has filed in the office of the Clerk of the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi Coun- fort to trap cancer and find Its cause. "We have hardly scratched the surface," Dr. Hammond says, "as far as a full analysis of the data is concerned. That could take another decade, or another generation." (End Series) ty, Arkansas, his petition No.. 16733 to confirm and quiet title to Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addition to the City of BIytheville, Arkansas in the plaintiff in this cause. All persons claiming said lands or any interest therein are hereby notified and warned to appear before the said Chancery Court of said State, District and County on the 27th day of May, 1966, at 9:30 in the morning, to show cause, if any they have, their rights or interest, if any, why said lands should not be confirmed and quieted according to the decree of this Court in this cause. On failure of any party or person, plaintiff or defendant, or alleged heirs or next of kin to appear in said Court to answer plaintiffs petition and set up their claims will be forever barred. Witness my hand and seal of my office on this 8th day of April, 1966. GERALDME LISTON, Clerk By Geraldine Listen Ed B. Cook Atty. for petitioner 4-19, 26, 5-3, 10, 17, 24 Ju ear Piano Lessons Good Van Bu, ren (MeHtufM lac.) DEAR ABBY: Recently I read a letter in your column by someone complaining because the people next door punished their son whenever he misbehaved by making him practice extra time on the piano. Quite aside from the fact that this can be annoying to neighbors, it is he sureest way I know to make a child hate music for the rest of his life. As a piano teacher I have always been under the impression that one studies music to find enjoyment in it. SCHENECTADY MUSICIAN DEAR MUSICIAN: As a paino teacher, you mast surely Know that not every child who takes piano lessons "enjoys" it. However, I have beard countless adult.. say, "I wish my mother bad MADE me practice when I was young." But I have yet to hear one Person express regrets for having stuck with his music lessons. Even kids who have practiced with tears In their eyes are glad their parents didn't permit them to quit when they wanted to. DEAR ABBY: Would you please solve my problem? Who should take us boys to the barber shop, my mom or my dad? My mom says it's my father's place because father is a man and a barber shop is a place for men and hoys. 11111™™!!!!!!!!!!]!!!!!!!!!!!™!!!!!!!!]!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!™!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!* My father says it's my mother's place because she has more time. There are four of us boys in the family and I am 11 and am in the 6th grade. The other three are nine, seven, and three. Thank you. NEEDS A HAIRCUT DEAR NEED»: jf jf s a t all possible, your father should ta"e all yon boys to the barber shop. All boys need some time alone with dad, anyway. Besides, while the barber gets in YOUR hair, it takes yon out of your mother's for a while. For a special buy on the car that's all Buick-66 Buick Special -go see the dealer who's all deal-your Buick dealer! * Low down payments * Ctsy terms + Top trtdt it tmmed/att dtlivsry * Wido chela of body styles, motors tnd optieia '66 Buick Special won its class in the PURE OIL PERFORMANCE TRIALS and the POPULAR SCIENCE GOLD CUP for outstanding braking performance in the TRIALS—and with deala like this, it'll win you, too I Wouldn't you really rather have a Buick Special right now? (With summar so near and savings so big ?) -SM your Butt MM durtai his Pir-BuJtini Sile.- McWATERS MOTOR CO. Broadw ' y&Walnut BIytheville, Ark. DEAR ABBY: A friend of mine, married 41 years, has confided her problem, to me, and I would like your opinion. Three years ago her husband had a stroke. At this time he revealed to her that he had a "secret" bank account with over $5,000 in it, which he had had for 20 years. His wife was shocked and felt that the only reason he told her about it was because he thought he was going to die. Since that time my friend feels that her husband cannot be trusted. And if he'd never had that stroke, she never would have known about the money. What prompts a husband to do something like this? A FRIEND. DEAR FRIEND: Knowing nothing about your friend, her husband or their relation ship, I can only urge this woman not to jump to any conclusions. Many husbands savings stashed away for the good of both. Extravagance on the part of one or the other may make saving impossible.) If this In the only evidence your friend has that her husband can't be trusted, she is probably doing him an Injustice. P. S. Remind Her that when her husband thought he was dying, he revealed his secret to HER. Troubled? Write to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069. For a personal reply, enclose a stamped, self - addressed envelope. Hate to write letters? Send $1 to Abby, Box 69700, Los'' Angeles, Cal., 90069, for Abby's booklet, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions."'''' FALSE TEETH Chewing Efficiency Increased up to 35% Clinical tests prove you can now chew better—make dentures average up to 35% more effective — If you sprinkle t little FASTEETH on your plates. FASTEETH Is the, alWUne (non-acid) powder that holds lalse teeth more irmly so they.feel more comlortable. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste. Doesn't sour. Checks denture breath. Get FASTEETH Powder today at drug counters everywhere.'. Budgets Are for Keeping And you can keep within your budget by cheeking the display anil classified ads. You will find many bargains in food, clothing, /urit/- bucfget. ture, hardware and etc. to help you balance your Your local merchants have many value priced items. Check their ads for the items that you need. BLYTHEVULE COURIER NEWS-

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