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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 13, 1967
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Toward Involvement .'Slany organizations might take a look at'the Farm Bureau and study its .rather complete involvement in political affairs. At its annual meeting?, this group adopts resolutions which deal not only with agricultural problems but with topics as diverse as right-to-work laws and driver cduca- tiof;' programs in the public schools. This is a healthy condition and is anpther evidence of the political independence of the fanner. Which brings us"to the observation thai, some organizations and clubs attempt to be apolitical, presumably in the interest of fairness. There is something to be said for non-political objectives, we suppose, and where several candidates ;ek an office it might be different to schedule all of them for a club meeting and this would wound our collect- ive sense of fair play. However, there is nothing particularly wrong with being political. The most interesting programs most clubs have to offer revolve around political personalities or topics. Unlike the County Farm Bureau, which submits its forthright resolutions to a vote of the membership, most organizations have no reason to attempt to draft a set of of political principles. Therefore a mildly political atmosphere would not necessarily create any deep or lasting schisms within a club. By and large, the point is that politics is becoming more and more vital. This is another way of saying that it is more and more important for every American to be involved, if only in the most modest manner. "Arise!" C7 Of/ dLetteM Jo Jh of (Letters to the cajtui arc welt-omen me? are snb'ect to editing, however, anc must oe signed. Si-nature "ill not be printed at the request of the writer No letters will be rrt'irnea.l (Editor's Note: Following is a copy of a letter received by Blythcville Chief of Police George Ford.) Dear Sir: Last week I made my first visit to Blythe- villc ... to see the town, to do a bit of shopping and window shopping. As women do, my friend and I got involved and forgot the time and the meter ran out of money. We were so far away down the street and when we finally got back in view of the car and close enough, I saw the red ticket on my windshield! When I removed it and saw that it was a welcome note instead of a ticket, I simply e could not, for a few minutes, believe that there was a place left in the whole country wiiere such a gesture of hospitality still could be a realily- I felt like shouting to all "Yankeeland, '•Sec wiiat the South is like?" And although there have been other expressions of kindness and generosity and friendliness and hospitality shown me, it was at this point that I knew all over aeain that these are my kind of people and why I had wanted to return "home." I have been out of the South just long enough to have learned to appreciate it. Thank you very much. I will come back and I will mind my parking meter more closely. Sincerely, Doris Austin Kennett,- MO. Hollywood Highlights /ituii hers Of OiL Sobering Thought Orval Faubus, having been an Ex for almost a year, finds his political timing a little off: It took him until Thursday, two whole days after Halloween, to raise the "definite possibility" that lie might run for governor. That formerly biennial scare joggles the old hangover left behind by his last administration. The scandals come jarring back: The secret meetings that put the state government into the apartment-renting business at a ridiculous cost to the state. The energetic non-building of the Pine Bluff Expressway. The private horse show that the governor's pals financed with $20,000 of public funds. The roads — plus four bridges — that just happened to get built near land owned by Orval Faubus. And the roads unbuilt in Southeast Arkansas. The faugressive performance of the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission and, worse, its attempt to hide it with phoney figures. The outright soliciation of funds by a public official — a governor, at that — for his own private use in the form of a showplace overlooking Huntsville. The annual alibis for not enforcing the law at Hot Springs. The outright suspension of state law when BIOSSAT AND CROMLEY IN WASHINGTON By RAY CROMLEY NBA Washington Correspondent As WASHINGTON (NEA) a result of unannounced it pleased Orval Faubus not to require license tags by the legal dale. The Midnight Raises of, by, and for the faugressives in the Highway Department. The little gift (an air-conditioned truck) that public employees were, uh, asked to give Mr. Faubus's old buddy. Insurance, ah, regulation in this state. The prisons, the shameful prisons that made the whole state an apathetic, ignorant accomplice to official neglect. All the interest not collected on public funds year after year of Faugress. But time, and the pain of it all, discourages any but the most superficial, incomplete survey of the Faubus years. For now. There is a "definite possibility" that each of them will be recalled in some detail come 1968. The prospect of rehashing them .all is not a pleasant one and we are scarcely grateful \ program moved to large war- to the formerly Eternal Incumbent for raising j heads and large:. missiles, it. JTiiey stuck to more massive, We would just as soon let this hangover jmore conventional circuitry fade quietly away. But the Faub .won't let it. ; which seems to be less affect- Instead, by rattling a definite possibility, he : e d by nearby atomic explosions, is prescribing that old dangerous cure, some j suc )j as those set off by enemy hair of the dog that bit you.- "' mercial U.S. vs. Soviet ICBMs: Which Can Get Through? By BOB THOMAS AP Movie-Television Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - The Hallmark Hall of Fame, which has captured more Emmies and added more distinction .to television than any other series of programs, begins its 17th season Saturday night with, an "opened-up" version of "A Bell lor Adano." The special is based on Paul Osborne's 1944 Broadway play, which was based on John Hershey's novel. But the television program will not be limited to indoor sets. ' . "It has been opened up," explains, star John Forsythe, using the trade expression employed in the. transition of plays to the film medium. "We shot some scenes down at the harbor, in the hills, all over. Television viewers demand this nowadays, especially with the advent of color and the popularity of movies on TV. You can no longer play a show, like this one entirely in a studio. "Otherwise the play is mostly intact. Roger Hirshon, who adapted - it for- television, also went back to the Hersey novel for added material, particularly the humor which wasn't as noticeable hrthe play version. We have used nothing from the movie, which starred John Hodiak and wasn't- very successful" --.--•• Forsythe plays Major Jop- pola, the Italian-American officer who tries to govern a small Italian-Village after it has been liberated by the' allied armies. 6 role was created by Fred' ric March on Broadway. . . The NBC special marks the actor's return to television after, the disastrous "John. Forsyth* Show" of a season ago. .The experience appears to have caused no trauma for Forsythe, a remarkably well-adjusted ac- , tor. "It was my own fault," he commented, "for letting myself be talked into it. I made the mistake of not demanding a . strong producer to iwatch over the show; I thought perhaps I., could keep an eye on things myself, but that's impossible when you're starring in a series." Forsythe himself had a five- year hit in "Bachelor Father,", which he admits "made me. rich .beyond my wildest dreams of avarice." For that, reason he can afford to call his shots, such as "A Bell for Adano" and his recent film, "In Cold Blood."- WOKIDALMAM FACTS I careful studies by reputable scientists it is now believed by high Pentagon officials that U. S. intercontinental ballistic missiles at present are more vul: nerable to destruction by antiballistic missile systems than are Soviet ICBMS.. I The Soviets in their IC.BM be recalled, emasculate enemy ICBM warheads in flight by set- ing off counternuclear explosions near the incoming missile. This finding on the relative vulnerability of Soviet and U.S. CBMs has.caused no panic in Kie Pentagon. The existing Soviet ABM system is believed e to be so poor in-design and construction that Pentagon of- . . fore the situation becomes crit- 1 of the American counter - ABM •Pine Bluff Com- j ABM systems. JACOBY ON BRIDGE WEST *72 V 108653 «9 NORTH 13 4K1065 V42 + KQ4 + J063 EAST AS3 ¥ J97 « A 10 8 6 2 + Q10754 +A82 SOUTH (D) A AQJ94 VAKQ 4J153 West Both vulnerable North East South Pass 2 A Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* 9 4 A son at all' to play low. He just [wasn't going to beat the hand unless his partner had opened a singleton." Oswald: "That's right. The defense was misplayed because East had nothing to lose and everything to gain by rising with the ace of diamonds and returning the suit. South had bid confidently to game and North had shown up with a very sound single raise. It was possible for West to hold the Oswald: "Here is a misplayed defense I watched recently. West opened the nine of diamonds. South played the four from dummy. East thought awhile and played his six, whereupon South won the trick, proceeded to draw trumps, stopping in dummy, and led the jack of clubs. East ducked and South wound up making two overlricks." Jim: "East really went to town as a trick thrower. He could have gone up with the ace of diamonds and returned his deuce as a suit preference signal. West could have ruffed and led back a club, whereupon a second diamond ruff would have set the hand." Oswald: "The point of Hie misplay was that East thought that he had been unlucky. He said that it was more likely for West to have led a doubleton than a singleton and, in any case, he had to guess and had just guessed wrong." Jim: "I agree that East guessed wrong. He couldn't tell if the lead was a singleton or a doubleton, but he had no rea- The United Stales, emphasizing small nuclear warheads and ace of trumps. Possible, but smaller missiles, moved into most improbable." highly sophisticated micro - cirJim: "Furthermore, if West cui[ which has turne(] out to had held the ace of trumps and be more vulne r a ble. That is, an had opened a doubleton, it could . ABM nudear teblosion al a con . only cost East if South were ; sidefab]6 distaftce (relatively) seemingly can damage the war head in flight. Current ABM systems, it wil inly void of clubs. West could take his ace of trumps and put East in with a club." Oswald: "It was most unlikely that South would be void of clubs. In that case, West would be holding a suit headed by king-queen-ten and would open it in preference to a doubleton lead." Jim: "In other words, East docking .of two Soviet earth-or- m r hover indi- 75 Yeats Ago — In Biythovilh Coach 'Russell Mosely today announced that eight of his Cftickasaws qualified for the Blytheville High School honor we r.e r. cat* the Russians will rapid- Charles Rg ; Hall Leon Privett, ly develop ABM systems super- Bob Childress, Danny Co b b, roThosthynwhav7m- ! Bobby Lee Hill, Johnny O'Brien t lied I charles Garner and Bob Black. they have time to correct the j sian ABM veakness in U. S. ICBMs be- (nullify some of the protection , bid to rent farm land at the cal. In fact, Pentagon - sponsored research has developed im- jroved circuitry which Can be added to the U. S. ICBM war- leads. This new circuitry, it is aelieved here, would ward off :he destructive effects of enemy ABM nuclear explosions on U. S. nuclear wartieads unless the enemy explosions were quite circuitry. ] air base for another year was U.T military scientists thisjM '"' " adj ° Urned se * reporter has talked to are confident the United States will keep the lead in this esoteric electronic race. But some equally reputable scientists worry that the United States is not putting enough effort and funds into basic research to give this country's sion. Mrs. E. J. Cure, Mrs. E. B. Woodson and.Mrs. J.. C. Ellis were hostesses yesterday at the Hotel Noble for a luncheon for members of the Charlevoix Chapter of the D.A.R. Mrs. W. L. Whittaker was a guest at the meeting. Miss Alice Marie : Hoss and close. This should mean more scientist, the k n o w 1 e d g e to ™^ -« Ser Spent the dvances raidl MM '" _?*.* nt the Arabic numerals, the ones we use today, include the symbol zero which was adopted by Moslem mathematicians from Indian numerals, says The World Almanac. Although the concept of zero is an apparently small thing, it was unknown to the Romans and is 'indispensable to higher mathematics. If you doubt this, try dividing MCXXVI by LXI! Copyright IB 1967, : Nett-Bjmiier Knterprlse Assn..- cttEEirnh-.Tn.LB L'UUKIER NKWS THE roURIKh NWVS CO. H IV HAIN1SS rUBI.iailEB HARrtY A HA1NEP j,,,!,,,, ..,..,... ,„,, GENE AUSTIN Advertising Manatee Mile.NaL.i.iMi ituvertlslDB Represent* trie ffallsrd. Wltiner Co. NeW ?«*, Chi.-ago Detroit AtUnta Meraphl', 8e*ohd-class pontage paid It Bljthetllle Ark Member of the Associated PTMB SUBSCRIPTION RATH S> carrier In the eltj at Jl.nfif- nlle or asy suburban town wnea carrier service Is maintained jSe rfv week SI .50 n«r month. H: mall within > niUni e* M mllet. 18.00 per mr 55 00 for stx montns. JJjin tor IMfw month: nj mail, outside 31 mile radius *1>.OA n-r year aafable In Mull subscriptions are not ACcent- ei* In towns and cities where Whe Courier News carrier serriot fa maintained. Mall subscription* aia -mable in «dTance. NOTE. The count* m*n utumn no responsibility for photograph* manuscripts, engraving! at nut* left w!'.n It (or possible pnbl'emtfom. U. S warheads Would get through Russian defenses. The high degree of electronic sophistication demonstrated by make these advances rapidly enough. The Soviet scientist* continually come up with sur ; prises in areas which Americatt the Soviet unmanned landing on officials have been confident We Venus and by the automatic I were well in the lead. _. UOCtOY By Wayne & Brandstadt, M.D, Written for Newspaper Enterprise Association In many homes it will soon her unborn child? be time to turn on the steam just made a very had play." I heat. When this happens it is — I very hard to avoid getting the indoor air too hot and dry. As a result, the skin is likely to become dry and itchy (winter itch), especially at bedtime. Even greater is the danger of excessive drying of the mucous lining of the nose and throat. This lowers the resistance of these tissues to infection. The relative humidity in-a steam • heated room may drop to less than 15 per cent in contrast to the optimum of 40 to 50 per cent. Unfortunately, the lower the humidity the higher you want to turn up the heat to maintain a comfortable skin temperature. Humidifiers built into furnaces and water pans attached to radiators are of some help put enough moisture into the air. Many portable himidifiers that evaporate water without heating it are fine and are especially recommended for the bedroom. When the outside air is cold, your inside air is too dry if no moisture condenses on your windows. Q — Is Medrol effective for allergies? What are the effect! of its prolonged use? Could it prevent a woman from becoming pregnant? Would It affect Blythevill* (Art.) r-iurtor N'WJ Monday, November 13, 1967 PlC* 6 _ Thj s ,j ru g O f the cortisone group is of some value in the treatment of allergies, especially asthma, but the main reliance should be placed on the antihistamines. Medrol should not be given for a prolonged period because it may cause peptic ulcers, collapse of the bony spine, waterlogging of the tissues and interference wi'th body defenses against infections. It will not prevent pregnancy, but it should not be taken during pregnancy because it interiors with the adrenal function of the fetus. Q — Our son, 18, has Marfan's. disease. What is the cause course and treatment of this disease? A — In this hereditary disorder, also called arachnodacty, the bones of the limbs are very long. The victim is also likely to be underweight and. pigeon- breasted. The severity of the disease and the extent of in- heart vary widely. Most persons with this disease require no treatment. When treatment is required, the most that can be offered is to relieve the symp toms. President Lincoln in believed to have .had Marian's disease. Please send your question and comments to Wayne G. Brandstadt, M. D, in care oi this paper. While Dr Brandstadt cannot answer individual letters he will answer letters of general interest in Mure columns. Chicken Nothing Special for Observance ATLANTA, Ga. (AP - About 45 Georgia Tech fraternity members set out. today to run a 50-mile relay to Griffin where they will commemorate Veterans Day by presenting a. box of fried chicken and a plaque "to a Vietnam veteran. "Its a Veterans Day observance," said Ed Lytton, president of Theta XI "Fraternity. "The plaque i* to honor our fighting men in Vietnam. The chicken? It has no special significance." Their destination was the home of William Jenkins, who I lost a leg in Vietnam. Dual Libraries Must Merge RALEIGH, NJC. (AP) North Carolina's two counties that still maintain segregated public library systems are being told it would be "more economical" for them to consolidate the services. The State Library Board say§ that beginning next July state and federal funds will no longer be available to support the dual library system* in Warren and Hertford counliM. weekend Hot Springs. 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