The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1967 · Page 6
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Your 2J wo " 'Ti*. the season to be jolly," the song poes. Many will agree that this particular season is one of the times of I he year that the routine tensions of life'are eased. Yet, is the spirit VUortk Please of Christmas changing? Has it become too commercialized? Has the true meaning of Christmas been lost? What do you think? "/ think that Christmas is commercialized. But I think you eon help it by telling your children what the true meaning of Christmas is. Christmas is a time of happiness and should be kept that way."—Betty White, 1001 Pecan, B/yt/ieviHe. "To us if h just a time for the family to get together and enjoy one another. Christmas IS getting a little more expensive. The emphasis should be on the thought and not on the price of a gift."—Doris Tomlin- ton, Wade'* Trailer Court, BlytheYille. Show Beat by Dick Kleiner HOLLYWOOD (NBA) I it's cracked up to be. 11,, u;.,,nnif "an ''Thnrp's no real ( Desi Arnaz calls himself "an average jerk." This is modesty talking, since he is the father of the television situation comedy, that most profitable venture. But what he means is "There's no real change la our lives," Piano says. "We sleep less," says Brady. "And eat more," says Shoff. The three, all ex - Mitchell Boy Choristers, have been sing- that he feels his taste is aver-1 ing together for four years age and that if he likes some- j as The Grads. Nothing much thing chances are the public I happened. In fact, they each w jH too Iheld down outside jobs to sur•PI ' ' «n NRP'= ThP Moth-' vive - II was Herb A1 P ert , "'9 intuition in choice of story ma^he ^^\™™ te . — "Guantanamero" — and still "The secret of success in this dWn , t have a name nen a sec . kind of comedy," he says, is I fet wrote , hree names on a to start with reality and then j iece of and one was stretch it a little. We did a|' The SandDipers . story recently about how the | ,. We ^j^ The Sandpipers two couples got into fights - tl)e least; , Piano sayS] and so first one, and then the other | g namg was cojned _ began arguing about the first one." One of this season's sleepers Desi says that plot had its i j s Hamilton Camp, who plays basis in fact. Once, he says, !t ne all - thumbs superintendent when he was still married to j on CBS' He and She. In some Lucille Ball, they invited their | WayS) Camp is like his char- good friends, the Francis Led-, ac t er Andrew, but in age he's erers, over for a cookout. The | no t. Andrew is supposed to be Lederers began arguing, andij n his 50s; Camp is 33. Lucy and Desi soon were embroiled in an argument about which Lederer was right. "The Lederers," Desi says, "made up, and went home all Camp is a folk singer as well as an actor, and now he's making some records on the side — melodic moonlighting. TAIL <S\JNNER He was born in England, lovey-dovey. But two days later j moved to Canada at 9. Two Lucy and I were divorced." | years later, his father and moth "Christmas doesn't mean what it should to the children. If, when buying gifts, we make the comparison of gift giving as it was in the time that the wise men brought their gifts, perhaps then, it would mean more to all of us."—Mrs. C.B. Mason, 973 Adams St., Blytheville. BIOSSAT AND CROMLEY IN WASHINGTON Red - Resisting Asians Rely On U.S. Nuclear 'Big Stick' By RAY CROMLEY | contacts in Thailand, Japan, |ments rather than take the Desi is very proud of his son, Desi Jr., arid thinks that next Jan. 21 will be a significant er separated and his father went back to England. "I haven't heard from my date. It was on Jan. 19, 1952,1 father since '45," Camp says, that the I Love Lucy show was I "My dream is to find him and built around Desi Jr.'s birth. jshow him his grandchildren." "He'll be 16 on Jan. 19," Desi says. "And two days later, he'll make his first television appear There are five little Camps — 7, 5, 3, 20 months and 10 months That would be a lot for a grand- ance with me'on The Mothers- father to take all at once. In-Law. I tell you, it's an excit-j" ing show for me." NBA Washington Correspondent j believe it is only the ability WASHINGTON (NBA) | and the determination of the United States to hit Red China with overwhelming nuclear force if necessary that keeps their lands from being politi- A Japanese research m a n writes that the threat of Communist China's nuclear military power to Japan and other Asian countries is a present fact and j cally blackmailed or taken over not a future possibility. I by Red China. On the other side of the world these men see Western Europe protected against Russian threats of nuclear bombing by He says China's nuclear weap j Oi ons arc already exerting a po-! thes ilitical influence on the countries of Asia. No matter how small _ the number of nuclear bombs the certainty the United States i stand up against persistent Com Communist China is able to put 1 has the ability and will to re-[munist threats, some veiled into military use. the fact that j taliate against the Soviet Un- : and some open, because they chance of atomic war. It was during those years that many Asians made accommodations with the Communists and moved into a neutrality which enabled the Communist undergrounds to make progre:|; in their countries. Today in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Japan, South Korea, Formosa, India and even Burma, men are able to Success has come to J i m Brady, Michael Piano and Rich- ( ard Shoff — you know them as The Sandpipers. But, like so | | many new stars they find I success isn't the big juicy joy ion in the event of an attack. Note that in each case the Peking has nuclear bombs at all puts other Asian countries in the same position as was Japan;Asians known to this reporter at the end of World War II, stress U.S. "will" as well as hen the United States had only two rather small atom bombs. Communist China, with its Bad- U.S. ability. This certainty is relatively It has been clear for a JACOBY ON BRIDGE WEST * 4 3 ¥72 4KJ95 +J9865 NORTH 16 A Q 10 8 2 VQ83 4A864 *43 EAST (D) 4 Void VAJJ065 4Q1073 +KQ10J SOUTH AAKJ9785 »K94 North-South vulnerable West 'North East South IV 4* Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— 9 7 my's ace and ruffed a diamond. A low spade to (be eight put j him back in dummy again. He : ruffed another diamond and : stopped for a moment to lay dummy's last diamond and termcdiate range missile, could played out his seven of clubs, launch its bombs today if it East had to win the trick with ; decided to do so. the queen and no matter what j T Poking s^only problem,^h ,jj !ie led at this point, Stoney had an overtrick at his four spade ger bomber, or perhaps an in- considerable number of years, know the United States will come to their aid firmly and with speed. Men in a half-dozen Asian countries have made it clear to this reporter in no uncertain terms that were it not for this certainly, they would have to 75 Years Ago — In BlythfYille Dr. and Mrs. Jack Webb and < Mr. and Mrs. Mason Day were ' hosts to members of the La ! Finess Club and their husbands ] the Day home on Missouri. Mrs. Louis Nash was the only guest when Mrs. Loy Welch entertained with a Christmas party for members of the Friday Contract Club at her home. Mrs. Johnny Johnson, M r s. Milton Bunch and Mrs. Paul ! Abbott were hostesses to mem- contract, Not too important in America and perhaps the So- down his ace of clubs. East! bridge and it turned out to rubber j Viet Union These sentiments echo those of course, that the United States'j make the best deal they could bers ^of the^ Yarbro __ Women's has had the ability to saturate jwith the Communists. make no difference in thatj voiced been ( tnis re P° rter ' s otncr match, but if East had really alert he would have man- j aged to hang on to that deuce I T~)aifit/il -C -I.,!,,. „„ (I,.,! TOnrt ,,,™,1J J^SIslI'M'H' i dropped the ten and was left I with king • queen - deuce of the i suit. i Sou* led another trump to j dummy. East, who had dis- j carded a heart on the first i have been able to gain the lead ! trump lead, let his deuce of land play a heart through dum- Nolan C. is 29 years old.^Be- clubs go. Stone led and ruffed j my. any country in the world with j They have made it equally nuclear attacks. For a long | dear that it is the persistent time, however, many Allied peo ' determinalion of the United pies were convinced that when \ States in South Vietnam that the chips were down, and the! makes them certain Washington United States faced with a nu-!will back them up in a show- clear showdown, Washington j down with Red China and its would renege on its commit-1 Communists allies. Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church for their annual Christinas party. Blytheville (Art.) ("Vnirier Newj Saturday, December 16, 1967 Page Sa tHK EtTTHBTILLE COURIER NEWS CHB COUKIEh NmVS CO. fi. W. HAINBS. rc'BLlSHEB HARftY A UA1NE8 ftSBlltant tlhlJeh"--i;c]it«)f GENE AUSTIN Advertising Manager Sole Nai,,,nal Advertising Representative Wallard Wttmer Co. New fork, Chicago. Detroit Atlanta MerapnT. Se-onrt-ctass portage paid at Blythevllle. Ark. Member of the AsKoclaud Pratt SUBSCRI?T10N RATES By carrier in the city of Jlyvhr- nlle or a&y vubiirban town when carrier service Is maintained 35c p.-4 week 51.50 mr month. B; mail within i radlui of M miles. 18.00 per rear 3500 tor sfl months, ss.im tor Omr month:, bj mall, outside M mile radius «I8.M n?r year payable In advance. Mail snbscrtptlon& are not acceptor 1 <n town* and cities where Th» Count:. News carrier service hi maintained Mall subscription* an "arable ID advance. NOTE; The Connrn newt unmet no responsibility for photograph* raairnscrlpts, engravings or matf left with It for possible nnhPeation. of clubs so that West would By William Lawrence, D.D.S. Written for Newspaper Enterprise Association I fore he's 30, doctors say, he's Tobias Stone of New York and Ivan Erdos of Los Angeles won the rubber bridge championship in 1966. The untimely death of Ivan this fall caused Stone to defend with Philip Feldesman of New York. They reached the quarter finals where they ran up against the eventual winners. Stone's jump to four spades in one of the qualifying matches was typical rubber bridge technique. It would also have been .effective in tournament play since it shut East and West out of a cheap save at five clubs which would only be set two tricks on perfect defense. West opened the seven of hearts. Dummy played low and East's ten lost to Stone's king. At this point most rubber bridge players would have conceded a club and two hearts and taken game and rubber. Stone saw a remote chance for an overtrick and since ttiat 3D points might decide the •. match, Stone went after it. H« playtd i diamond to dura- BERRY'S IRLD going to die. Until his illness i Nolan laid ties and track for | the railroad, and took good care of his family. He's married and © mr 17 NU, In "What't tht riatts-uj> tonight, dear?*_ Swelling was cern to Nolan. of little con- He often got banged on the job, or bitten by bugs. When it didn't go away he blamed his teeth. His dentist said he didn't know what was wrong and referred him to a father of two young children. Prior to June '67 there was no [™ dlcal center history of severe illness. His Exam rcfvea ed health was good. He never took i™ ss ™ front P arl medicine. He didn't drink. He smoked two packs of cigarettes a day. Nolan avoided dentists all his life except when he had a toothache. The bad tooth was always pulled. In June '67, nine upper teeth were left and 11 lowers. About this time his upper front teeth seemed to be pushing forward and spaces developed between them. This made his lip stick out. Because he didn't look good and because his wife nagged him (at 27, s!ie already wore full upper and lower dentures, he went to the firm upper jaw, and seemed to involve floor of sinus and base of nose. Biopsy was taken. Report: Osteo- genic sarcoma, a fast - growing, invasive bone cancer. Tumor area was irradiated to reduct size. Irradiation was for treatment, not cure. About four weeks later, Nolan returned to the medical center tor surgical removal of growth. Night before operation he was still trying to decide whether to go through with it. Next morning his entire upper jaw, including hard palate, was removed. Eight days later surgical packs were removed and dentist. dental prosthesis was inserted This was oone in June '67. i to help maintain facial con- Gum healing was uneventful bull tours, and hopefully to aid in patient complained from first ' speaking and swallowing. day that his teeth had no sue-] Prognosis: Poor. Doctors say tion, and there was "too much Nolan has six months to a year tion, and there was in front." But he had no pain and got on fairly well. About a month later, Nolan complained that his denture to live. Please send your questions about dental health to Dr. Lawrence in care of this paper. wouldn't stay in at all. A hard While he cannot answer each let- swelling developed on loft side: ler personally, letters of gener- of nose under his eye. Still I al interest will be answered in n* pain. 'thil column. WORLD ALMANAC FACTS Miscellanea ACROSS 1 Measure of distance 5 Drink slowly 8 Preposition 12 Roman date 13 Brazilian • macaw 14 Bamboplike grass 15 Not as much 40 Educational group <ab.) 4! Follower 42 Forgive, as sins 45 Believed 4S"S«t forth, as steam SO individual 52 Horseback game 53 Fastidious 54 African worm 55 Ireland HMiaiBia WWIH I=!KIH1 „,„.„„ i IS Separate column S S e !? B ' 1 , . '17 Rivr valle ' -g Native metals 17 River valley i 18 Newest , 1 SO Prevent from action •21 Numbers (a 1 22 Beverage ! 23 Bowling- — 57 Shoemaker's 58 Klower DOWM (comb, form) 11 European stream 1ft Kind of bean 125 Church dignitary 2 Notion 1 Circle round, as 2n English river cattle 22 Woody plant Based on a study of 1,343 cases, alcoholics are seven times as likely as nonalco- holies to be victims of fatal accidents, reports the World Almanac. Alcoholics are 4V4 times as likely to die from a motor vehicle accident, about 16 times as likely to die as a result of an accidental fall, and about 30 times as likely to die from accidental poison- inf. The elephant bird, or aepyornis maximus, extinct for centuries, stood nine to 10 feet tall and weighed half a ton, says. The World Almanac. Not surprisingly, the bird couldn't fly. When fresh, an aepyornis egg weighed about 20 pounds, equal to 250 hen eggs. This bird is known to have lived in-Madagascar (Malagasy 1 Republic) -from about a minion years ago and sur-i vived there until about A.D., 800. : 30 Rivers (Sp.) ISlEnst : 32 Gibbon i 33 Poetic i contraction . _..„_... , 34 Mine shaft hut 8 Trying i 35 Rail bird experience 36 Capital of Maine 9 Tidy. 39 Pilfer ' 10 Far off 2.1 Plane surface 3 For (car that 24 Stead 4 Hebrew ascetics 25 Lengthy 35 More precipitous 37 Joins together 3i! Coterie 39 Female saint (ab.) 41 Utopian 42 City in Nevada 4.1 Arab chieftain 5 Seasoning'(pi.) 26 Malaysian canoe 44 Smali rodents 6 War god 7 tight touch 27 Tropical plant 28 Ancient Irish capital 29 Epochal 31 Recorded proceedings 46 Afro-Asian finch 47 Ancient Greek city 48 Completed 50 Palm leaf 51 At this Ume

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