The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 29, 1951
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 195*1 BIATHEVIU.E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NIN1 HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN 'Second Plat e' Roland, His Rise and Decline NEW YORK (t?>— Once upon a time there was L a poor but honest young Bowery derelict known as "Second plate" Roland. He got this nickname because whenever he went into a restau- Mftt he was never the first to eil'off a plate. He waited until the fellow who had bought the meal waj through. Roland then ate what was left. The other derelicts would have nothing to do with Roland. He was loo seedy. He looked like a scrawny alley cat with five-o'clock shadow One night Roland was hurled out of a restaurant and landed at the feet of a grouii of young Park Avenue intellectuals. "Isn't it cute?" said one. "Let's tike it along with us—just for laughs." The next thing Roland knew he was at > literary cocktail party. He moved up to a man. The man looked »t Roland, put down his drink and moved away. Roland lapped up the unfinished drink. He moved up to another man. Same thing. Before long Roland w a s really rolling. A group had gathered around the distinguished guest of the evening. Roland pushed up to the great man and said: "You're repulsive. Thass'a lotta hokum you're talking, too. Boy are you repulsive." Man Hurries to Hos(ts> The great man hi-iried over to the alarmed hostefj. But instead of complaining he said: gtfWho it that brilliant young flftlus? He cuts through the shabbj pretense of our time like a scythe.' The word ran around the roon from lip to lip: "the odd young man 1* a genius. He must be. The big man says so." So Roland became the rage the literary cocktail circuit. No par ty was a success without him. An • II Roland did was trail othe guests, lap up any drink they pu down, and tell everybody he bump «d into: "you're repulsive." There was no doubt he was a rea genius, the best one of the season Everybody agreed. Roland Down at Bowery Roland was down on the Bower on« day bragging about his triumphs. An old tramp told him: "Why don't you wise up, Roland? If you started buttering up those high-brow buddies instead of In- aurtlng them, they might make you K ^millionaire." , •Roland thought that over. * "Why not?" he flald. "Why should genius always be second at the plate?" So Roland launched a quick self•Improvement program. He went to the library and taught himself how to read. Then he borrowed some money and bought a new suit, .ikithbrush. a turklsh bath, a hair- l(B and a shave. Murmur In the Crowd ~ When Roland strode Into his next cocktail party a murmur ran through the crowd. Instead of wait- Ing for a guest to put down his unfinished buffet plate, Roland picked up » clean plate himself and waited politely in line. "What is wrong with Roland?" everyone asked. He finished, wiped his llp> daintily with his napkin. He strolled over and ordered a fresh double scotch and soda. In^ ateuTot gulping it. he toyed with" It masterfully—and put it down half-empty. Smiling; h* walked over to a group in the middle * of the room. The same big man was holding the floor again. Roland nodded thoughtfully and then said: "Excuse me, friend, I couldn T t help overhearing your remarks. And I 'couldn't agree with you more." t Everybody Just stood mouthed. What had happened to Roland? ^ "I'm Not Repulsive" JlfYou don't thint I'm repulsive? asked the Wg man uneasily. "What a 'shocking thing to suggest— eien In Jest," murmured Ro- larxi. Tht big man looked thoughtfully at Roland, Then he walked over and whispered to the hostess. A moment later two butlers appeared, grabbed Roland threw him out the front doer. "How did the idea ever get around that that bum was a genius?" the big man said. "Now. as I was saying-" Well, that ended Roland. He had to go back to the Bowery, and soon was as frowsy as ever. He never ould understand the cause of his ownfall. The moral: When you've got BLAYLOCK ood specialty, don't, change, enius ought to know that! Any Continued from Page 6 un. This year's event will be held Sept. 25-30. During '.he "off-months,*' there the matter ol bonking shows and entertainment, publishing the fair catalog and directing publicity for the coming (air la Mississippi County and Blytheville. This year, Mr. Bloylock says an outstanding entertainment program has been mapped out for the fair which include presentation of the Gertrude and Randolph Avcry Revue and Us 18-girl chorus Line, j tumblers, and musicians and the Twentieth Century Shows, a carnival attraction now appearing at other fairs in the Midwest; Mr. Blaylock. who operates a frozen food locker on Highway 61 north, was born in Clnrkton, Mo., i Feb. 26, 1894. He came to Blytheville in 1919 shortly after World War I and his discharge from the infantry as a lirst lieutenant. He saw action In. France and served six months in the army of occupation. Mr. Blaylock married Mts.-\ Marilyn Hill Dec, 24, 1919, and went into the feed and seed business here before branching out into his hatchery and food locker Jjusiness. They have one son, Robert Dental Patient Dies in Chair As Gas Explodes WATERLOO. la.. Aug. 28. <<T>— The freak explosion of » dental anesthetic caused faul Injuries to Owen Hindal. 20. Dr. Geoige Foster, the dcnlbl, iaid extraction of several of Hindal's teeth was nearly complete when the explosion occurred. : Edna Andrews, 31. office nurse, suffered arm burns but two other assistants in the office and Dr. Faster escape 'injury. .Hindal. worker In a costruction imchinery firm who was married four months ago, died at » hospital seien hours after the explosion. He suffered throat and luif* injuries aiil possible brain damage. Dr. Foster said the explosion urinated in the gas machine In wliich vinethene and nitrous oxide were being mixed but that he could not explain wha.t touched it off. He; said he had used v the anesthetic probably 5,000 times and that it vas widely used throughout the country. Vinethene is a type of ether and nitrous oxide is one of the oldest commonly used anesthetics. Coroner Sidney Smith said he saw no present need [or his office to enter the case. Dr. T. C. Cordes, president of the County Dental JAPAN: Rebirth of o Nation Illustrated by Ralph Lane Jorxm's oldest «nemy ii starvation. Although the Japaneu ore skillful farmers of their pathetically small fields and rice paddies, leis than 19 percent of the country's 91,000,000 acrei can be cultivated. In 1945, bad weather, fertilizer shortages and the ravages of war hod left the Japanese former face to face r ith his age-old foe. „_, With plant insects and diseases reducing Japan's crops by at least 12 per cenl annually, • one of SCAP's first jobi was to promote the ? widespread use of insecticide dusts and aerosols. The timely importation of fertilizer and the determent ol a seed improvement pro* gram have oho paid big production dividends. Until SCAP itepped into the farm picture, spoilage ranked high on the empire's list or fubtic Enemies. Locking refrigeration facilities, whole carloads of potatoes often rotted En transit. SCAP ticked the problem by modernizing ancient melKod* of drying, pickling and salting vegetables, and constructing rodent-proof, a£r-<octed storage facilities. But best newi fw the farmer wot fa MW government's purchase of 4.6 million ocrtt from feudal landlords. When the land was sold at lowered interest rotes, some 3,000,000 long-exploited tenant farmers became land owners (or the first lime in their lives. Former* controlled cooperatives and democratically- elected [and commissions dealt a find death blow to the old tenancy system. A-Bomb Wont Stop Hurricane, Forecaster Says; Danger Cited Society, -said the organization planned no formal investigation of the accident. Hindal and his bride lived In Evansdale, at Waterloo suburb. t the food locker. j "See You at ihe Fair" ' Mr. Blaylock is secretary of all Masonic organizations in Blytheville and is a past grand high priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in Arkansas, the only man from BJytheville to hold that post. Fairground preparation for this year's event started last week and whether it's "Lulu the dancing girl/' or fine cattle you're looking for, Mr. Blaylock. will see you at the fair. Dramatic Attempt To Save Polio-Ill Soldier Is Failure SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29. (fl*>—" The ; dramatic parachuting at sea of a portable chest respirator failed to stve the life of a G.I. The Aiken Victory radioed that CpL James A. Williamson of Brooklyn, N .Y., was dead of polio.-He had been placed in the respirator immediately after it had been taken aboard 871 miles from here Sunday, A Coast Guard B-n had dropped the 125-pound respirator In two waterproofed packages during a. 12- hour flight. men, most of them Korean veterans, it will be flying the yellow quarantine flag. The Army said the quarantine may last only the minimum ui" ihree hours but may be extended to several days, NEW ORLEANS. Aug. 29. «V- 1 Now tiiat we are In the middle of the hurricane season, comes the question, "can't the atomic bomb be used to halt these mankillers?" W. R. Stevens, chief forecaster In the U. S. Weather Bureau here, says the answer is "no, " The matter has been discussed in the Weather Bureau, Stevens said, "but not seriously." The question was raised by Craw- lord H. Ellps, New Orleans Insurance executive, in a letter yesterday to the editor of the New Orleans item. He pointed out that the cost of an A-bomb is less than the toll taken when hurricane "Charlie " killed 210 persons in a week-long rampage from Jamaica to southeastern Mexico. Dancer Is Greafi ''The danger Ls too great," Stevens said. "In the first place, the force of a big hurricane is probably greater than the force of an atomic bomb. Then, too, you can't Just drop those things promiscuously —there's always the possibility .here may get a ship below of which nothing is known and it might the hurricane, an A-bomb might p iave the opposite effect and tnake It even more powerful, "This," Stevens added, "could possibly happen if the A-bomb increased convection (t h e upward movement of air In the center of a hurricane)." "Clocking" Movement Stevens explained that while the winds of a hurricane in the northern hemisphere revolve rounter- clockwise on a horizontal plane I here Is a vertical clockwise movement of air, with wind moving upward near the center of Die storm and downward on the outside. This air, he explained, picks up moist air near the surface of Ihe ocean and carries It upward—pos- bly 20,000 feet—where it tools the moisture condenses into rain and falls outside the center. Increased con sction. Stevens said, frequently increases the intensity of a iuirricEme. And the possibility of making such torrential raitis radioactive is great, Stevens pointed out. "We couldn't drop nn A-bomb, anyhow," Stevens said, speaking'of the Weather Bureau. "If such a jomb to be were dropped, it would have Virginia's navy was the largest done by the military." • \° l l!lQse maintained by 11 of thf 13 original colonies. destroy the* ship. If Swift and Company had during the past 50 years sold every dollar's worth of its products at its actual csost, the" consumer would have paid 98.51c. First midget automobile on record was exhibited at the San Francisco Panama Pacific exposition in 1B15. "in addition, there Is the hazard 01 creating radio .active rain, a at her unpleasant thing to con- ,emplate. "And, further, there i* a possibility thai instead of destroying TWO WEEKS SPECIALS Price Free Manicures on any Permanent at $12.50 or up On Permanent! $10 and up Open Tues. & Thurs. Evening by Appointment MADGE'S BEAUTY SHOP Phone 6982 Madge Wilson, owner 313 S. Lilly NOTICE Undersigned Barber Shops will close at 7 p.m. every Saturday night beginning September 1st. • RED BALL BARBER SHOP • SAFETY FIRST BARBER SHOP • O. K. BARBER SHOP • MAIN BARBER SHOP • IMPERIAL BARBER SHOP • HUDSON BARBER SHOP • SPECKS BARBER SHOP For Chafed To cleanse tender parts, ease red, smarting skin and quickly promote comfort, depend on RESIN OL OHHN I AM SOAP PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 86fl On Tour Dl»t Thursday, Aug. 30, 1951 MORNING 3:15—Sign on 5: IS—Musical Round up 8:00—News 6:05--Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Round up «:30--Gospel Gems 6:45—Southern Gospel Singers 7:00- -News 1:05--Yawnin In Mawnln' 8:00--News 8:15- Bing Sings 8:30- -KOSE Kapers B:00—Woman's Viewpoint £?:30—Tin Pan Alley *S: 45--Dearest Mother 10:00- -News 10:05- Modern Cancert Hall 10:30—Meet the band ll:OT> News 11:05— Farm Frolics AFTERNOON 12:00—News 12:15—Noon Serenade 1:00—Behind the World News 1:05—Matinee Melodies 1:30—Guest Star 1:45—Stars on Parade 2:0» -News 2:0> -Hillbilly Round up 3:00 News 3:05- -Heplimi 4:00--News 4:05- Murray's Madhouse 6:00- -News 5:05—Record Rack 6:00 KOSE Scoreboard 6:15—Public Service Program 6:30—News 6:35—Evening Sererad* 6:45 -Sign Off tConHnaatian of itandotd 9qutpm»nt and trim Wtitltaltd ff 4tptnd«nf on anjilobiJj't/ of material.) 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