THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER IS, BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUNTER NEWS PACK SETEM HAL lOYLE'S COLUMN Soviets Arelnventive People But a Real Plan for Peace Would Impress World Most ANEW YORK (JP>~ You can take ^rieir word for it, the Russians arc an Inventive people, They pioneered in some branches of science, and no"*' they are undoubtedly leading the world today in scientific fictions. You may take with a grain of salt their 'claims to have invented the telephone and the submarine, and to have built the first skyscraper, steppe by steppe. But there is no question that in the field of diplomacy they are the first to achJeve perpetual motion—a perpetual motion to disagree. AJid in some kinds of medical research they are certainly well ahesd. This is particularly true in the field of belief. If any Russian questions the truth of Soviet political doctrine, they have any number of strong serums to cure him of his doubts. They teach him wisdom "So many people are toucny and nervous today. Can's they think up something to make everybody pleas- and relaxed? A kind of anti- tension pill? A suburbanite had two ideas: "First, I'd like a hammer that will drive a nail in straight—every time.." he said. "And how about a radar - controlled lawnmower? I could sit on the porch and drink lemonade, and push buttons to mow the grass. 1 ' But, a houievnfe, I IhouchL. had the one best designed La test Russian ingenuity. "Let them Invent an honest and workable plan for world peace, anc put it to use," she said. "I've got children grooving up, and If the Russians were first in that field- with a needle. The real trouble with science Is that it nas an inferiority complex, and it faces toward the past instead of the future. It wants credit for having been first with something already invented. No Way to Win This is no way to win an international popularity contest, Who cares who was the first man to invent- brassieres or brass knuckles? Jhey're here, and that's all any«Pay really cares. What Russian inventors need to do is to come up with something absolutely brand, nex. something thp a verafre man wou Id I ike to .1J v e and doesn't have now. Only in lhal way can they win the world prestige they crave. I have made an informal survey and gleaned a few suggestions that ought to keep Soviet inventive genius busy for a lone time to come. "If the Russians would build some undershirts that won't crawl vip me In hot weather," said a fat man, "I'd b* BO grateful I'd even read a book by Karl Marx." Shoelace* Wanted Another man said he'd never Jeer at SoWct scientists again if they'd come up with a pair of shoelaces guaranteed to outlast hLs shoes. A third remarked he'd settle if they'd invent "just one really good television program." "They're supposed to be so good at propaganda," said a hen-pecked husband. "How about them inventing a story that will make my wife laugh when I come home late?" Anrl an office receptionist pitched this problem: I'd be happy to see it." Well, Russian scientists, there's some real modern challenges for you Bend your test tubes, boys. The Russian audience is waiting. McMath Has Busy Week Ahead LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 13. «Pj — Governor McMath has a busy wee! ahead of him. Next Wednesday, he is Lo be th keynote speaker at the America Federation of Labor convention \ San Francisco. He will leave fo the west coast. Monday. Tomorrow, the governor will go I Berryville for the dedication of nev road construction on State High ways 212 and 21E. Friday, he wi be in Harrison for dedication c Highway 43. He will return to Lit tie Rock Saturday. McMath returned lo his office to day from a meeting of trie'Inter stale Oi! Compact 'Commission Fort Worth, Tex. The commissio will hold its next meeting in Litt Rock, Dec, 11-12. Man Flies from New York to Cincinnati Just for an Errand NEW YORK !&)— Hyman Kante comptroller of the Union of Amer cnn Hebrew Congregations, whic is moving its office from Cincin nati to New York, had to lind apartment. A friend suggested Gle Oaks Villaee, a large garden apartment community. Kanter telephoned at 10 a.n found he could get an apartmen BAMNER OF GRATITUDE - Shigeru Ebihara. right, a young Japanese lawyer, presents a large Christian flag to officers and men of the carrier U.S.S. Philippine Sea in San Francisco. The flag is a token of Ebihara's gratitude for a 53(300 purse given him by She carrier's crew to allow him to continue his studies of Western democracy at the University of Michigan. and could sign a lease immediately. He boarded a plane, walked into the rental office at 3 p.m., signed the lease and a check and apologized for being In a hurry. He had one mere business matter to take care ol before he would catch a plane back to Cincinnati. "My wife likes me to be on time for dinner," he said- From where I sit... Joe Marsh Hammy to the Rescue! Hammy Gilbert, the telephone linesman, often has to rescue cats who climb telephone poles—and sometimes they raise Ned when he tries to get at them. So—he's invented a nifty "cat-snatcher.* 1 Saw him nse it the other day. It's & long wooden rod with a loop on top that can be adjusted from the other end. And on top of the rod there's a Httle platform covered with sheepskin. Hammy simply loopg the cat. at long range—lets It get its claw* dug into the sheepskin and bingo! —the cat's -safely on the ground. From where I sit, there's nothing tike using your head a little bit. But Hnmmy's not the only one who applies common sense tn his everyday operation. Take Andy who operates the Garden Tavern. Andy voluntarily co-operates with the Self-Regulation Program sponsored by the Brewing Industry. He keeps his tavern spic-and- span—clean, bright and orderly. 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