The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1968 · Page 6
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Not Impulsive Certainly n« one can accuse Mayor Tom A. Little of rash, impulsive action in cutting off garbage pick-up service to those homes and places of business outside the city limits. We fault him only for inking a year to get around to it, It's another example of Nice Guyism in public office, , .wo feel sometimes the nice guys hurt I ha public fisc. Aside from this delay, any person paying taxes in the city must applaud the Mayor's action in regard lo establishing new respect for the city limits and also in connection with his views on zoning and planning. Admitting that he'd much rather see property owners petition for annexation, Mayor Little nevertheless staled that he will, if necessary, urge th« city lo *et unilaterally in bringing in these peripheral developments. He especially wants to place the industrial park in the corporate limits and this seems to make great good sense. This refreshingly aggressive attitude of the mayor's is tempered by his vise concern for proper planning. He told the Courier News that he wants to consult with City Planner Donald Manes before drafting an annexation program. Mr. Manes' thoughts on tha subject will be most interesting. We look forward to learning of them and commend Mayor Little for reminding all of us (hat the city now has a planning consultant and will make use of him. Best Wishes to... This week, the best wishes of many Ai'knnsans go out to: LT. GOV. MAURICE BRITT, a hero's hero who underwent surgery for removal of a tumor which has been pronounced benign and thank God for that. - SEN. JOHN L. JMcCLELLAN, who this week completed 25 years In the United States Senate and whose endearing and worthwhile qualities in public office include dedication and hard work, neither of which is dimming with approach of the Senator's 72nd birthday (next month). L^aitor J / fate .One of my central Arkansas agents was tooling down Ihe road Hie other day in Ihe company car when he pulled up behind one of. those vnn-lype trucks; or truck-type vans, as Ihe case may be. ' It was, he reports, painted red, white and blue and looked patriotic as Ihe very devil. Painted on the back were these words: '"I'm your Navy recruiter and I have some good advice for you." Underneath this message was the word: "Dodge." •* •* + Another fellow, once, a central Arkansas agent, but now working this corner of the state, tells of when two overweight types in Little Rock concluded lhal the way lo lose weight was through the pocket hook. The bel: $10 the pound. You lose five pounds and I lose three, then I owe you $20. Trouble was. one fellow threw himselt into the thing and lost more than 20 pounds while the other was losing nothing. During Ihe final week, Ihe loser dehydrated and lost much weight while. I ho winner coasted back into a bit of fal. The final score however still amounted to more than $150, which the loser didn't have. "They settled on $25," my reporter report- ed. * * * What do I think of the heart transplant, someone asked. I think if the Lord had meant for us to swap hearts, he'd have given us zippered thoraxes. * * » Managing Editor Herb Wight returned from a residential fire Wednesday and the tears in his eyes were not from the smoke. He figures he missed one of Blytheville's classic news photographs. Fire Chief Roy Head was standing at the door of the burning home when something inside exploded. The doot buckled outward in Head's face, "and almost smashed his cigar," Herb says. Head then looked inside and subsequently disappeared into the smoking house. He came back through the doorway a minute Sater holding a terrified, burned little dog in his hands. "I was out slipping around on the Ice and couldn't get there in time to get the picture of Chief Head emerging from the smoke with {••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••f•§••••••••••• Show Beat by Dick Kleiner HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Richard Kiley is dreaming what may be the Impossible dream -that he'll get the mov- "I think," he says, "that if a kid has to get hooked on something, he should get hooked on reality. It's criminal to wast* ... t . . , u , taking tops, when the real je version of "Man Of LaMan- cha" and sing "The Impossible f 1 ' . Dream" on the big screen. Ki- world is so fascinating. When ley played the role on Broad- you're bombed out, you're giv. way but very few Broadway ing away time and there isn't stars get to do their parts on enough time as it is." film. . ' I ran into Kiley at Warner' Pat Harrington has com« Bros., as he was going a guest back down after what he calls bit or, The FBI. i" e 'ght .Years on the shelf." • "Naturally," he said, "I'd like! Harrington, you may remem. to do the part in the movie. I t> er , is the son of the late all- think it's silly to do a part for time great comedian, Pat Har- two years and then have some- ringlon Sr. But the son started body else get the cream. But I'out as a time salesman for don't know if I'll get it - I'm NBC. Then somebody heard his still In the running, they tell parlor routine and he found me " ' .himself doing his Guido Panza/asked him how he'd cast the'"' n ™f «' «»J«* ^ other two principal roles, that f™ vhe " (Jack was , s ° hot of the fierygypsy girl, Aldonza, : Su ,? Tde " J- ™ ™. s »,,*"• and the faithful Sancho Panza. .,/. " as „ y JJ Ig ,'. ,, says> «o i •„ i„,... ii VI.M, . n i/i out I really dldn t know my Sophia Loren, Kiley said, |.,J E) I ' last eight years, he's singing. For Sancho, maybe! Cantinflas." You won't find much topical humor on Jonathan Winters' workshop here, learning how to jact. You can see him currently as the smiling heavy in."The Pres- AMB lTtoV-4 new CBS show. Johnny doesn't | ident ' s Analyst." And he's got think the times are particularly ! a , runni , n 6 P art " n 'he coming funny ! (honetully) series, The Perils of Slllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllim^ ikid the wars — I kidded World 'War H and I kidded the Korean 'Dad wanted me to get a good education and a good respec- itable job. I might have been Today's Investor By Thomas E. O'Hara Chairman, Board of Trustees National Association of Investment Clubs __ t f 1 true about civil rights. Nobody {j^" | jokes about that any more kjnds snow - talent ;- 8 ™ h ^ ^ l£™ *« "W™™ don ' t send them to singing and danc- Q. I'm unhappy with my bro-!that the average person should ker because he advised me j not expose himself to all the against selling and then buy-;risks involved. The investors ing back some of the stocks ] I've known who have made a own. I refer especially to Litton'fortune through the years are j = i joke about it any more — ex- l : cept Dick Gregory, and he's so i| ar out it isn't funny." 11 Winters doesn't even make gi jokes about, hippies very often. JHc thinks there's more sadness 'than comedy in the indiscrimi- a pretty sound, growing com- n ate use of narcotics. pany. While an end of the Viet-j- namese war might bring itsj price down further, I would say 75 Years Ago — In Biytbevii/e that in the years ahead its Mrs. Lloyd Wise entertained the dog," Herb complained. Industries, Occidental Petroleum 'ones who bought good compa- price is much more likely to be . with a farewell party yesterday -_j ,rci n_..., r..,, „„„ „„,! !„;„.. „„,) ™ntim,oH in h n i H im ciihoinntiallv than down from ! a ' ller home honoring Mrs. Clar- and VSI Corp. I'm convinced i nies and continued lo hold — H A H "' at ' some of these them. JACOBY ON BRIDGE NORTH 5 AQJ92 * 7 » AKQ107 + A9 VEST EAST A 7 S A 8 6 3 V 5 2 VKJ9843 « 9 8 6 S 3 * .1 2 *KQJ2 +54 SOUTH (U) A A K 10 4 V A Q 10 6 * Void * 108763 Both vulnerable West North East Pass Pass Pass Pass 4 A 6* Pass Puss Pass Pass Pass South 1* 2* 5V 7 A Opening lead—«|i K trumps, cash three diamonds and eventually try the heart fi- South did go down because lie slocks when they were high and then buying them back at a Q. I bought Pan American Air up substantially than down from i a ' her home honoring M this level. ence Brannum who is moving You didn't tell me the name!with her family to St. Louis. Lines in 1966 at $75. It has now of the life insurance company I The 84-77 Chickasaw victory 'Copter Crashes :i ower price, I could have made'split two for one and is selling .you're interested in. In general,, over Bay last night gave Bly- LOS ANGELES (AP) - A po- a lot more money. \*i about $25. I know of a life;however, there are certain facts j Kieville its first Northeast Arlice helicopter observing traffic i A. Stick with that broker. , insurance company, founded about the life insurance indus- kansas Invitational champion- over a busy freeway exchange' Fortune Magazine recently;two years ago, that has already try you should keep in mind. ship. Center Montroe Holland suddenly fell Wednesday, crash-'published some evidence that ing onto Sunset Boulevard in even the most experienced and downtown-Los Angeles. 'sophisticated slock - market op- The police pilot, Ed Coulter, erators are unable to beat the 4.1. escaped with a scratched left market by in-and-out trading. assumed that the jack play and! tand Tne othcr occupant, ggt. Fortune made a study of the 'shown a profit. Would I be bet-!The record shows that an alar-i scored 40 of the 84 points, ter off selling my Pan Am and Imingly high percentage of new j Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Osborne investing in this insurance com- jlife companies either fold or are , and Mr. and Mrs. Kemper Bru- pany at the ground level at $2. absorbed during the first 5 to j ton were hosts to 80 members A. You bought Pan Am at the 10 years of their existence, 'of the Dell Supper Club for a record high. While the stock Sometimes a company gets off j dude ranch party last night at been a falsecard. He actually Ken Carlstcd. 40, suffered a mi- so - called "performance" or may have appeared a bargain jlo an excellent start, but it. the American Legion Hut. led the qrera of diamonds be-^or back injury. "go-go" funds, headed by high-1 to you at a 17-to-l price - earn-'takes time to learn if its man- Cary Mason, Jerry Berry, i „„..„„ n,!. „,„„ i,i m . .HTM «v.l • It' skilled investors, and found iigs ratio, the fact of the mat- jagement will be able to gener- Larry Isaacs and Clovis Gar- queen cause this gave him a slight extra chance. .H the diamond jack The i'OJiY** I* _ more money if they simply had : high P-E ration for the last had been a doublelon and if fir emM at firTcompanv No 14 continued to hold the securities five years was 14 to 1. So you West tielri the last spade, he ;answcrcc | an a i grrn Tuesday tlie - v ownetl in 1965 > '"stead of should have been aware you could still come back to thai | night but were gone only 16 min- heart finesse. But East did have when they discovered it that last trump. He ruffed and was false. They hustled back to li' skilled investors, and found iigs ratio, the fact of the mat- jagement will be able to gener- tliat the funds would have made ter is that Pan Am's average ate more business for itself, and '-••-- money for you, over a period of ears. Even if it is eventually sue- engaging in the frantic trading I were paying a pretty stiff price, cessful, a new life insurance course they actually pursued. I Right now Pan Am is selling j company usually operates at Yet these men are profession- ; at a more reasonable figure, ia loss for the first few years. Larry Isaacs and Clovis Garnett have returned to the University of Arkansas after having spent Hie holidays here. singing and dancing classes? I just don't know what's best. Blythevllle (Ark.) Courier New» Friday, January 5, 1968 Page sia COUfcinimWI CHI UOURIEk NtrTVK UO. B. W HAfriGB PUBM5HEB HARKT * RAINKS. AjSfsT.-'T?' , h!'-• -Jjtol OENt AUSTIN le Nai.,.i;.n aavertlimi Rcprescnlatiie illarri IVItmer Co. New TVTK, iciga. Detroit Atlanta. Memphl'y « Bljthtrtlle, Atk. Member ol the tsioclMul) Pr SUBSCRIPTION RATES 8j carrier In the cltj of Jl fille oi anj luburbui town i?Hett carrier serrlce U maintained 3SC pm «e<* 11.50 PH month. B» mall «1thl» > ndlni <* M mileL. * 8.00 per rear ts 00 for ris month]. I3.i« tor rttw months. nut), outside M mile ;ar!ius n?r TUT payable ID ndrance. Mall subscription* are not accept«• f» townn and citlei where Tt« Coune. News, carrier service to maintained Mall subflcripttnn* art K. bf <18.M In NOTE. The no responsibility rftac.Qscripts, lit; for pi enffraTlnis assnmet pnotosraphf w mail ., ----- »_ _ ---left wi'b It for pnsstbli publication als who enjoy an outstanding'The company has had an excel-jff the company you mention is the station to a television pro- Here is a problem hand of J967. Cover up the East and West hands and see what you | would do. You mig?il not be in | seven spades. South's jump to j that spot was rather optimistic,! but you are there and hare lo ! do tiie best you can. The early play is easy enough. You take dummy's ace of clubs, lead a spade to yor.r king and a second spade back to dummy's queen, as both opponents follow. Then you cash dummy's ace and king of diamonds. East drops tiie jack of diamonds on the king and the problem has developed. We will help you out a trifle. The game was being played at the University of Michigan, and college students are perfectly capable of playing the jack while still holding another card in Uie suit. We don't consider this any sign of moral decadence in the younger generation. In this spot the falsecard with the jack is automatically the correct play with just one more diamond left in your hand, and college students know the correct plays. If the jack play is a falsecard you make *e hand by drawing the last trump and discarding all your clubs on the last four diamonds. If the jack is a forced play, you ruff a low diamond with your ace of trumps, enter duouDi: with tbt jack oi reputation can't outguess the j the conversion of debentures, jfore committing any of your s!ock market, it seems obvious I Altogether Pan Am looks like (money. "Do you tnr let! IntimklattJ fy «/* br«iUat-c«tal MCtrM?" ~n DOCtOr By Wayne 6. Brandstadt, M,D. Written for Newspaper Entf.rprts* Association As a result of the ever in- ! furnished by the eleclrocardio- creasing advances in medical j gram, blood pressure and pulse science there is an ever greater ' rate. A chest X ray, measure- number of persons who are sur- ' merit of lung capacity, electroen viving past age 65. Such persons : cenphalogram and tests of liver often need surgical operations. Whereas, in the past, operation on elderly persons was limited to life - saving emergencies, they are now undertaken for all types of surgical conditions with and kidney function are also important. When these tests indicate that the operation can be safely undertaken, the question of an anesthetic arises. Here again, placed in a comfortable chair within 24 hours following operation and can safely use a com mode chair instead of the despised bedpan. Hawaiian Holiday Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Luau dish 4 Hawaiian tree 7 City on Hawaii 11 Naval officer U Caucasian language " -Beach 41 Begrudge 42 Shade tree « Celebrated tab.) | 44 lair- . wwwi=u PHIS oint 49 City of India 51 Cloth dealers ,__ WORLD ALMANAC FACTS confidence in their success. ! 8 r « a < advances have been made This change in altitude has complications have been avoid- 8 ivin S been brought about by better knowledge of Wie normal physiology of the aged, better sur- ed lhe anesthetic through a tube, introduced into the windpipe and by greater use gical technique and modern o[ local or s P inal anesthesia, drugs Lowering the patient's body Two or three centuries ago, it was common to temperature also has certain senility in persons who were in \ their early 40s. In any era some ;*' persons reach senility al a much earlier age than others. one encounters, not tde number it is a great boon to an elderly patient if the operation can be performed in his home instead of ia hospital. The fear that an operation might send an aged , , , . person into a mental crisis has o( one i years, that gives one ta „, , M b tng fact that the appearance of being old. - jn niosi Hcascs it rcsults in im . When an elderly person needs proved mental outlook, a keener an operation, therefore, the sur- peon's first duty is to determine MW well his.body is functioning. This is especially important as regards his heart and blMd vcutli. Clues will be interest .in one's surroundings and greater physical ability. The dangers of bed rest lin- ternal blood clots and bed sores cannot be overemphasized. Most pitiwtt can be gently Gregor Mendel (18221884), an Austrian Angus- tinian monk, discovered the first laws of heredity which were subsequently devel-" oped into a new science called genetics, says The World Almanac. Mendel made public his discoveries in IMS- 66, but they had no effect on biological thinking until 1900, when three European botanists i n d e p e n d> cntly discovered what Mendel had published, unnoticed, 34 years earlier. (symbol) 18 Small barracuda 57 j.; n 20 Ear ' (comb, form) 21 Camel's batr cloak 53 Before 24 Japanese coin 35 Facts 27 Free of smell •S Greek pillars SI Goddess (Latin) 32 Entomology (ab.) 33 Whirlpools 37 Freed from encrustation •ole over 38 Scottish stream S3 Romanian coin (var.) DOWN 1 Canine foot 2 Harem room 3 Copy 4 Biblical marginal not£ (var.) 5 Sturdy trees t Wing-footed, as a bat 7 Bridled 8 Yellow bugle plant. 9 Woolly 10 Harangues 12 Presidential nickname 16 Charged particles 19 Worn away 31 Paid notices n Baseball club » Fish sauce 27 Horse tender ivar.) 30 Burden '30 Decreeing 34 Inhabit 35 Eden dweller 36 Together (prefli) 37 Lifeless 38 Oldest 39 Odoriferous 40 Evaded 47 Gaelic .48 Mineral spring 50 Chinese dynasts 52 High card 53 Fish eggi 54 Secret agent

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