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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN ne How M iLch. Should O Repeat to His Wife? NEW YORK, Sept.'5. Wy—The average American husband's life outside h!» home is line nls bank book. There isn't enough there to merit much interest. But it cannot help attracting the -jurloslty of his wife. After all, in jMose hurried moments before he Slaves for work, she does help him comb his hat and put his brenk- 'ast on straight. What happens to him then, this lamb love she wedded? In the ten hours or so she isn't at hand to tell him, "inhale, dear—now exhale dear," well, what really goes on? She must know. So, when he returns from his daily bread-winning chores, she BreeLs him with a cheerful or accusing, "and what did you do today?" This as every husband knows, soon or late—puts a .man on the spot. How much should a fellow tell his wife? An informal spot poll, taken at a standstill rather than a gallop, .shows that this problem is being met by American husbands in many interesting male ways. The survey point was an office water trough. "Nothing Happened" "I tell my wife nothing important happened. 1 ' lamented a newlywed. "But she doesn't believe me. She thinks I'm hiding something from her. she bursts out crying and says I must be in love with someone at the office, or I'd tell her more." An older co-worker heard him with small sympathy. ^'Walt until you been married ten ™ars and got five kids like I have," ho growled. "All my wife wants to know every night Is whether I can keep going until the next payday." The other men at the trough, all 100 per cent loyal American husbands, were shocked at this and muttered, "unfair, unfair. Shame oa you." Wife Told Gossip One fellow said he told his wife all tha gossip he overheard. Another remarked that he concentrated on describing interesting pas- •engers he met going and coming on the bus. A third observed that h« never got to tell his wife much, because she wasn't the kind ol person he dared to Interrupt. He said he Just mentioned the weather —and she went on from there. "I tellmine that the boss picked on me again," said a fourth,-"and boy. does she get mad. She Just haten the Idea of an outsider having the nerve to tell me where to get off." All agreed, however, that it was a difficult problem—trying to bridge in words, to a wife's satisfactloi the differing worlds of office anc home. "I Juit don't know what to say,' « nfessed one. Veteran Snicker* -A hoary old veteran of the mar- al wars bent his gray mustache to he water .spout, then raised his lead and snickered. "Yoit boys all show a pitiful imass- lation and a complete lack of understanding of women," he an- u.unccd. A'rebelllous chorus of "oh, yeah!" }roke from the other meek philos- 'Phers at the fountain. "Yes indeed," said the old-timer almly. "Wives have always been nsulated from the outside world. They have had to learn where they :ou!d. "The refrigerator and die tele- >hone robbed them of Ihe down-'to- :arth information formerly supplied by the iceman and the vegetable iiicksters. Today they get the facts >f life from the soap operas. But hey are plagued by doubt as to whether they are getting a true ilcture. That is why they ask you o many questions." "What Can You Do?" "But what can you do about—" me listener started to say. "The answer is simply to create •our own office sopa opera," con- inued the old-timer. "I have Invented a character called Jones. I have taken Jones through two mar- iages and three serious illnesses. Four times my wife has given me money to .help him out—naturally he can never pay It back—and she ave me $5 last week to buy his daughter a wedding present. V "No matter how bad our own troubles art m^ wife says, 'Gee, loney. life U still better for us than it is for that poor old Mr. Jones at your office'." "But what If she Insists on your bringing him home to dinner?" Interjected a skeptic. "In that case," said the old- timer, "Jones Will suddenly die and be burled In a distant city. And my dear wife will fork out »7.50 to send him Hewers." A murmur of awe burat from the other husbands as he gravely bent his moustache., watered it again, and plodded sedately back to his desk. They had seen true greatness In then- time. Coon Hound on Trail Locates Misting Lad Whtn Hit Dog Answers NEW FRANKLIN, Mo, Sept. 8. WV-A 10-year-old boy was found Monday, thanks-to a hound hot on the trail ol a coon. When the boy, David Beanian, and his dog, Rupe, lost their way late Sunday, they just curled up In a weed patch and went to sleep. Searchine parties had no luck until David's brother, Johnnie, 22, set oul with another coon dcg, Spot. Spot picked up a coon track and began baying. Rupe ajiswej- ed from the weed patch, ending the hunt. La Scale's Opera To Open Dec. 8 MILAN, Italy IP)— La Scala's opera season will begin this year on Dec. 8, anniversary oj Milan's Saint Ambrose, In the past, the season usually started on the day after Christmas. The program* will include Giuseppe Verdi's "Vespri Sicilian)," to be conducted by Victor De Sabaw. Other operas to be presented will be Vtrdi's "Luisa Miller" and "Rigoletto." Wagner's "Trlstam and Lsolt" and "Die Meisterslnger," Hossini's "Barber of Seville and Beethoven's "Pidelio." Meanwhile, construction has be- un within the Scala building of "Little Scala" theater. It will lave a seating capacity of 600 and will be used primarily for ballets and chamber music concerts for which the big Scala It not available. Onetime Star House Peters Says Film Love Has Slipped 49 Expelled Cadets Take- Rich Man's College Offer SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 4. (JP) —A final tabulation shows 49 expelled cadets from the United States military academy have applied to enter the University of Notre Dame with expenses paid by a rich man. _ 'Of these 49, only 3fj hare returned formal application paper*, the university said today. Saturday midnight was the deadline for ap plying. The 30 applications now are being processed to find whether they qualify. Some o! the other 19 may have formal papers In the mail Spain for centuries was the world's (zreatest lead producer. Bridge Shadow Menaces Crops, Brings Lawsuit* KHARTOUM (AP) — There I. something new under the sun—ant In the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan It'i the shadow of a bridge. Cultivator! on an island under the white Nil) bridge at Omdurman are claiming compensation for loss of crops caus ed by the structure'! shadow. Authorities are studying the plea Thus far they've failed to find any precedent in law. Only a minority of those who seek medical advice for chest pain have heart disease, according to the American Heart Association. WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- 5 feefan l*r*T. TM C«a-A»i JM Owt (M BW UTk Mmbff Rra'TTC* , MfldicalKimaik&cnrBthelirarahouldpow ou t an efficient *uppty of bile juice into your boirela every day. If thl* fail* is not *ffioent, your food m»y loat you p. . You f«el*our, properly. Ttta * your oo m»y oa ffa proper. can bloat you up. You c»fl get cotwKpatad r, «mk ud UM worMIooto . punk. 5 N«w York doctanhasv* prond mild, - tEe C«rt«e* Litll* Uver Pill* dn itimulaLe ui efficient flow of hi!e to make you feel "up and up." And brine back th« gtnriouj feeltQK that . roe* with regularity. A*k for Carter'* LitU* Liver PilU today, 37< at any JAPAN: Rebirth of a Nation The vaccination of all of Japan's 80,000,000 ?| people best illustrates the magnitude O f \ SCAP's publrc welfare contributions to a I nation that in 1945 was ptogued by epidemics, \1 bereft of sanitation fccilitie* and woefully ignorant of modern health practices. Smallpox, typhus, diphtheria and typhoid were a ' ft* of the enemtei SCAP's warrior* in vhile \ were called upon to battle. Illustrated by Ralph Lane Superstitions end myths were as formidable a foe as the bocilli, flics and mosquitoes that bred in bombed out towage facilities. The presence of a rat in tKe home was regarded as a lucky omen by the Japanese. Nurses were Korned as mere tenants. Relatives vere permitted to live in a hospital patient's room. Tin overcrowding of bombed-out families into railroad stations, tunnels and underground shelters was another reason for I945's appalling death rare of M.2 per thousand persons. By 1948, SCAP, rewnstruction of dousing, hospital and sanifalion facilities, and vigorous diseose-control program, hod slashed the death role to 12.0. n SCA.P also tm» Japan itt first public health education program, a preventive vaccination low and a medical association that now requires medkal school graduates to obtam a license by examination. Cut like hw miltiorts of undernourished [>*opl«, sick Japan i recovery has been slow. ' Experts, however, feel that further reforms may some day effect a COHV plete c«n. By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 5. M'j — 'They don't make love today the way we used to." The man speaking was Hau.se Peters, the romantic star who fluttered many a heart In the roaring 20s. Now grey and distinguished, he (s performing his first screen role in 23 years and lie paused to reilect on the quality of movie lovemaking today. 'The screen lovers of today Just don't have the finesse with a woman," he sighed, "They look at a woman as though they were going to attack her. They have no consideration for ttie subtleties of romance. "In the silent days, we were In no hurry when It camp to making lc\'e on the screen. There are .so many nice things you could do I merely by holding n girl's hand or j touching her face. It is the prc- j liminarie.s that count." "The 1-onff Kiss" Peters admitted that the screen lovers ol his day had one distinct,: advantage—the long kiss. Today's! film idols are limited to only n few seconds for their smacks. ''Of course, I \v:is never the overly romantic type of lover like Valentino and the other Latins." he j continued. "I was too manly-look- j ing for thai. I got a laugh the other day by locking through an old magazine. There was a letter from a woman who said I was the only clean Amcricaji lover on the screen " , Actually, Peters was born in Bristol, 'England, nnd still bears an accent of tils homeland. He played on the stage in England, South Af- on the stage in England, South Africa and other l>arLs of the world, finally landing in the U.S., where he appeared in "The Squaw Man" among other plays. He entered films in 1915. starting at the salary of $100 a week for Adolph Zukor. He earned $2,500 He \vas earning 52.000 a week nt MGM In 1028 when he made his last picture. "Rose Marie." Ho nnd Jonn Crawlord played the roles which were later enacted by Nelson Eddy nnd Jermctte MacDanatd in the talkie and singing version. Why did Peters quit pictures? "I was getting tired of it," he recalled. "The talkies were coming In and everything was in a turmoil. The scripts that were offered to me were, to use a Hollywood word, lousy. 1 had saved up a dollar or two, so I decided to quit and take life easy." In the years since then he has dabbled in the stock market, done a little play work and generally en- Joyed tjls retirement. But oldtime director Gixjrge Archainbaud induced him to return to films for a rolc f hs a parson in Gene Antry's "The Old West." His son, House PettMS. Jr., plays the heavy In the film. "Junior plays a good heavy," he said proudly. It's a Man's World CENTRALIA. III. fAP)—Needles of While County, III., women will flying on crochet work for next year's prize at the fair. They will be out to beat the 1851 winner— manly Gilbert Jordan. Blonde Skipper of Raft Soys 'We're Haying a Fine Time' Out Here LOUISVILLE, Ky. Sept. 4. (#•)— The blonde skipper of the raft "LethnrRla" assured questioner! "we're having a good time" as the crew of two young men and two young women prepared yesterday to continue iheir voyage to New Or- Icnn.s. The raft left New Kensington, Pa., July ID and has traveled'MO miles down the Ohio River on the 1.800 mile journey. Aboard are Miss Mary Ellen Mo- Grady, the 24-year-old captain and , tl , University of Michigan graduate; be Miss Gcraldlne Garcia. 24-year-old Boston artist; Donald A. Brown. 23, a junior at Michigan, and Milton E. Borden, 30, a 1951 Michigan graduate, IKT PLANTS clash skyward for trie n»lion's defense. Supersonic speed lakei them high in a hurry, ready for immediate protective action. Life insurance, loo, is ready ... ready Jo give immediate financial protection to individuals and families. In these uneasy times, such security is more important tharTever. Purchasers of life insurance not only protect their own family's future but, through their insurance saving!, combat the homefronl menace of monetary inflation. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY or GEORGIA has been providing security for sixty yean. Its servrfes have constantly expanded. Today's Life of Georgia protection is as morleru ai a jet Double Trouble in a, BuVbli lUlloonlni w»i the 1»« wore In »n1«l traiKporutlon nhert l-Llt of Grartfa »«i founded In 1891. "The Southtrn Icntliul,* newspiptr published In the jplrlt of that rr*. (ells how two billoonltufel! through "* bole in the atr." T 'Off?/icrszi/~ RELIABLE • SIKCC 1881 District Office: Suite 2, Farmers Bank Bldg. rPREE Main Str««t of "The Southern Sentinel" *x1*j-*lour<JI«tTlert TRAIL BLAZER H OW long since you lifted the hood of a car, and took a good look at what'* beneath? We like to have folks do that with a Bulck. You'll find that broad bonnet isn't put there for show. It's (tacked with liorscfioivcr— high, wide and handsome — more horsepower than normal drivers will ever use in full. And — if you're up to date on modern features - you'll find that this bonnet is packed with these too. Do you know, for example, that every new engine introduced or previewed in recent years is built on the valvc-in-head principle? Score one for Buick. No Bitick engine has ever been built in any other way. Do you know what it takes to make full use of high compression? A valve-in-head engine! Score twoi Ruick has been stepping nf> compression ratios for years. But Buick has blazed one trail which other engines still haven't followed—don't ask us why. Every Buick has a Fireball Engine which, ns we've said before, is like having a string of comets by the tail. Fact.is, in every flame-packed cylinder there is a comet—rolled into a swirling ball by a special turbo-top piston—touched oil by a flashing spark every 5 inches you travel in a Buick. That's why we're proud to show folks that Buicks have a Fireball Engine —and prouder still to have them take one of these thrilling performers out on the road. Want to try it? Come in and see us soon. < WHIN IITIlt AUTOMOIILiS AM 1UIIT IUICK Will IUIID 1HIM- secret of Fireball Power Js fn the use of (fonie-arid-dip design of the piston shown above. Here's Ihc piston inside ihc cylinder. At it moves doun, (he fuel chargo rushci in—s«ts up a sw,itl when it hiu the piston lop. The piston moves up—compresses the swirling fuel Into the comet ihape shoun here. "Compression rauot" arc simply a measure of how much the fuel is compressed. The ball of fuel fe comprised around the spark ptug-lcts Loos* it* r*cnl-up charge when the sparV is fired-delivering a higher percentage of po*er from each charge of tuc!. LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK CO, Walnut & Broadway Dial 4555

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