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PACE " - BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1952 •LTTHEVILLI COURIER N1WS TKX COUXI2R KKVB OO. , M. W. RAINES. PublUtwr MAMtT V HAINW, Publish* A. A. FREDR1CKSON, Editor D. HITMAN AdrntUini U»ntt*r •ate Nttkmal A<S»«rtisln« Rr Wtllu* Witmcf Co, New York, Chic««o. Detroit, AtUnU, UtmphU. at tteond clue matter it th« po*U »l Blytn*vtllf, ArktiruAS, under fcct of Con- October », 1«7. Member of Th« AwocUted Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATM: By carrier In the city of BlythevIHe or any •ufeurbtn town wher« carrier tervic* U maintained, J5c per week. By mall, within a radius ol 50 mllw. IS.00 per y«*r, »J.5o for fix months. »I.JS for three monthi: by mail outside M mil* son*, $12.60 per year payable In advance. Meditations There fo <hat ifKuketh Ilk* the t>ltrelnr* of * *w«ri: ku( Iht tonjrue of Ihe fist It hollh. — frvr. !»:,«. * * * Men are born »'ith two eyes, bill wilh one tongue. In order thsl they should see twice aa much as they say.—Colton. Barbs Everyba Ay can solve everybody ehe's prob- Jems—but have you noticed how many wrong answers there are? * * * Ecolojr? anrf nrrknlojrr «re both appropriate term* for u«e In reference tn Ihe -itudj- rrf park wild Hfe. * * • Doctors advise against letting yourself get too ftt—but a word to the ride In not ftlwaya sufficient * * • Wildlife )s reporter! decrttainj In *>me *l*te* tecftnw of lick of food. Jost wait until picnic Karen ii*ri*. » * » Boon you can take your choice, kids—gc to K rircus to have a. picnic or to * picnics to hive * circus. Osceola Shows the Way In Fight on Traffic Deaths Our neighbor tn the south, Osceola, Is to he congratulated on accomplishing that-which all cities constantly seek but few achieve — a year free of traffic deaths. • Osceola has received a citation from the National Safety Council for being: one of the 15 Arkansas cities in th« 5,000-10,000 poqulation range which g-ot through last year without s traffic fatality on its streets. Blytheville's 1951 traffic record was far better than many cities of comparable size, but was not one that will bear acceptance as unimproveable. Two persons—one a child—were killed on Blytheville streets last year, and we cannot help but regard tliis as two too many. Osceola's Mayor Ben Butler gave n simple recipe for that city's success in avoiding traffic fatalities. "We keep what officers we have on the job," he said. And these officers are obviously doing a good job. Mayor Butler pointed out something else, without which no traffic safety drive will succeed. Osceola residents, he said, cooperated to make 1051 a deathless year. Thus far this year, Rlytheville has had no traffic deaths within its corporate limits. But there are still 238 days left in this year ant) it will take more than mere hope to coax death into taking that long a holiday. In our interest in keeping Blytheville deathless this year, however, we should not lose sight of the most dangerous places — the highways of Mississippi County. In 3950, 17 persons were killed in accidents on these highways. Last year, the toll rose to 27. To date this year, four persons have met their deaths in highway accidents. It seems that (hose strip.-; of concrete and blacktop outside city limits are invitations to speed and careless driving. Most of us who drive cautiously in towns and cities forget that death also waits along the open road. The rules of traffic safely should know no bound*. Allies' Course Is to Protect Berlin Air Corridor Rights After some seven years of "incidents" Involving outrageous Russian behavior toward the citi/ens of free nations, what new expressions of indignation sre left to us? Now we have an apparently calcu- l»ted attack by two Russian jets on «n Air Kr»nc« p«si«nf*r plan* flying to Berlin. Three persons were wounded, one seriously, and only sheer luck prevented the French craft from crashing in flames. You might be able to make excuse for the Russians if only one attacker wan involved. That there were two, who made four passes altogether at the passenger ship, seems to take the matter out of the realm of innocent mistakes. The Air Prance pilot firmly declares he was flying in the prescribed air corridor maintained by the western powers across Soviet Germany to Berlin. The Russians have rnpliprl with one of their standard denials, saying the plane was outside the corridor and refused to land when directed to do so. Considering the Russians' reputation for truthfulness, there is no reason fo accept thfiii- version of the incident. Rut even if it were correct that the Air P'rance plane had strayed be.- yond the corridor, isn't shooting it up a pretty drastic penalty for a navigational error? A civilized nation, confronted wiih such a violation, would probably assume the first time thai it was accidental. Officials might lodge a mild protest, with stiffer reminders following if more mistakes occurred. Who but the Russians would lurn to their guns the instant an error was detected? What is really to he feared in (his case, however, is not just that the Russians have shown again -their essential bestiality. The danger is that this incident is the opener in a new sni-ies of ter- roristic acts designed to limit the value of the air corridor in the hone perhaps of promoting a new and more effective blockade of Berlin. The Allied course is clear. We operate in the Berlin air corridor by right, not by sufferance of the Russians. If it becomes necessary to demonstrate the fact more bluntly, we can do it. We can supply fighter protection for our Berlin traffic. Doubtless the Soviet Union will think twice before ordering its brave pilots to tangle with American flyers equipped to deal them the .same kind of harsh handling the Reds gave the defenseless Air France passengers and crew. Views of Others- Canada Rubs In the Salt Th* Canadian government recenMy announced > slash ol 10 to IS pr.r cent In taxes on major Item*. It ev«n cut the lax on cigarette*, »ge-nlri target of national revenue. !t felt strong enough *nd sufficient!}- cocky to rirop the revenues it was security from -such luxuries as jewelry, cam- tras. furs and sporting Roods, of course It slashed its Income taxes, too. Then, with a lepr on il« maple leal countenance, it raised tariffs "to protect Canada's growing plastics »nd chemical Industries from American competition." Thi.i srtlnn of the Finance Minister only «hortly followed the declaration of the prime minister lhat Canada could not be expected by BnUIn to lender th: mother country and aid either by way of loan from the dominion's ample coflm or by trnrie preferences. Canada must reason that so lon£ as America serves the part of an English colony why should it loneer continue any anxiety nvcr the empire nr seek anything in the world except the prosperity of fix people and thr advancement of the national interest. —Grren Bay (Wise.) Press-Gazette SO THEY SAY tf Japan can develop alonjj Ihc lines nl Ihe Unilcd Stair. 1 ;, up. won't hav? to worry. America bears a Brave responsibility and is rlotug a good job Irving Ic bt everywhere a I. once.—Former Japanese envoy to the U.S. Saburo Knnisu. I now brtifvt thai any American who Is In possession of such farts labonl Communist activities' has the obliKation to mnkc them known. —Movie Director Elua KSMII, a former Communist, The enBtity has urert far more (air powcri in Korea thr.n he calculated, u means he has been starting with two of everything Instead ot one. It is a severe loss to himself aiu i , tributp to the Air Force.—Gen. James Van Fleet commenting on allied air superiority in Korea. If any rramlvy t=rert with war Is stolnft to bf. (ail to ttselt and us yoinli. it, nuist provide for 2< months ot military service. — Ocn. Dwight D. Eisenhower. In Eiiroue. we have come to a very large and exciting conception, which is op the verge of being realized. This Is unity in Western Europe, within Ihe franwwork of the Atlantic community.—Scc- ttUry of Bute Dean AchesJn. The General Gets Around Peter Cdson's Washington Column — Truman Flood Control Statement Is Costly to His Political Future Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD wood on TV; • (NBA)— Holly- First legal action by a movie kins to halt an early film currently nn TV is shaping up behind (he scenes in Hollywood. The flicker in question. "L.ire o! j body in Hollywood," a movie made by Cor- ] pie." nel Wilde in New Jersey in 193fi tor the stasperin? salary o( $124. evision to our civilization Is schlong:. Chances are you've never even heard of schlotie. It's rather difficult to define, but Jean Hoi. lander, who created the word, says'. "Schlong Is when you hit some- the fare with a custard Cornel's beef: He wan hired for a moLSon picture performance only and Ihe film ha.s been padded out to full-length by inserting vanety acts, Red Skellon's drunk roiilinfs nn his IV show have to go. Ton many b'!0fs from his sponsor and PTA groups, Ann Sothprn. who was offered seme fancy network contracts after her in-per-son click on TV, has decided to put nil her eggs into a TV film scrips basket titled "Private Secretary." Latest big name star* headed for Miss Hollander, a cut trick with a devilish twist to her mind, Is the production manager of "Beat the Clock" (CBS-TV). This Ir; a show on vhich contestants have to perform stunts within & given tinia. Almost every stunt has an element of schlong lo it. It doesn't have to h< a custard pie all the time. It's just as hilarious If (he contestant wimls up generously doused with egp, tomato, water or some other for- fl^n substance. This seems to convulse thp viewers, aJid Miss Hollander swears the contestant! love It, too. She tells the story of the distinguished coupje who appeared on th» As her stunt, the lady was TV films of their own: Charles \ blindfolded and told to write "Hap- Hoyer. Roz Russell. Dick Powell.' Joel McCrea and Robert- Ctim- rnings. , Don DeFore replaces Lloyd Nolan, who's bowing out of Martin Kane. * * • Jack Carson Is saying he'll do his TV film comedies minus an audience- ..... the first comedian willing to admit there's no need for off-stage laughter to prove to at-home audiences that the Jokes are funny. "Time for Beany" is moving Into the telefilm league. . Twenty WASHTNGTON — (NBA) — Any sympathy for the plan to give Harry S. Truman a .seat In the Senate af- er he lefives the White House was probably nullified by the President's ast press conference. It was n. perfect example of when & politician makes a statement without first looking up the facts on an extremely Involved situation. At one point he contra dieted Peter F.dson himself twice in his comment on the nlan to transfer flood prevention work from Army Corps of Engineers to Department of Interior. The President rnn't be quoted directly, hut the questions and answers ran like this: 3—"Could you tell us why you changed plan your ?" mind about the The President replied thnt he camf to the conclusion after a lot of study. He decided there was no use In doing what ex-President Hoover's report on government reorganization called for. By this the President Implied that he had changed his mind. Then came the remark from a reporter: "I shift." can't understand the matters would be left as they Tere, Q—"Why did you change your mind?' The President said he didn't, change his mind. BRIG.-CSF.X. William P. Campbell, assistant chief of Army Finance division, has let himself -in for an nwful lot of long-distance telephoning when he returns to Washington from his present tour of American military Installations in Europe. At every post he visits. General Campbell has been collecting messages and phone numbers from soldiers for their folks at home- When the general gets back to Washington, he'll njace collect calls to the designated mothers, fathers, \vlves and sweethearts, and then read the messages. Reason for the service Is that trans-Atlantic phone calls cost the soldiers about $12. Through General Campbell's service, they can charge it to the folks at home. G.I.'s In Europe have taken up the offer by the dozen. As one soldier remarked. "Mom's never talked to a general before. I think she'll pet a kick out of it." THE APPROXIMATELY 700 Americans in Bolivia came through a recent Woody revolution Jn the country without a scratch. Communication.? channels out of the Thp President replied there was L country were closed down and pow- nn shift. He never made a decision, er was shut off at Ihe start of the Q—"I thought you said In the press conference last week that a . ,. „ J „. . plan would go up to Congress." j leady. U. S. charge d'affaires In The President, then said he had • Pa?, couldn't make a check-up and cet his report out to Washington. There was some consideration given fishting For several days Thomas J. Ma- changed his mind and that no plan would go up to the hill, but that to sending In a U. S. Air Force plane to safeguard American lives, but that was finally decided against and later found to be unnecessary. Three hundred of the Americans n Bolivia are in the capital at La Paz. Two hundred more are working on the 300-mile highway which American Construction Co. is building from Santa Cruz in the Grande Valley to the mining center of Cochabamba. The other 300 Americans scattered around Bolivia are in varying pursuits. American Smelting and I Refining Co, has a copper operation irill b« produced by Frank Ferrln for CBS-TV. . . . Gilbert Roland IB up for a filmed series based on Ihe "Chihuahua Kid," S. Leyva. owned by Frank Bill Bendix's TV version of "The Life of Riley." slated for the fall, is reminding pecple that Jackie Gleason played the role in 13 tele- films two years Ago. Jackie gone on to video stardom a? himself, but the show flopped because audiences wouldn't accept anyone except Bendix as Riley. In Bolivia. Grace Co. handle most of the food imports. There are American-run nail and cement plants. Standard Oil of New Jersey once Jiad a $17 million oil Investment in Bolivia, It discovered and developed a 35-milHon barrel r^erve. This property was confiscated in 1937 by the Bolivian government and Standard settled for SI.5 million. Since then, the U, s, Export-Import Bank has loaned Bolivia over JB million to develop the field and become self-sufficient in petroleum products. Export-Import Bank has also financed the new highway to the extent, of S1G million. Of the 700 Americans in Bolivia today, about a third are U. s. government employes. Army and Air Force have military missions there. Institute of Inter-American Affairs has had health, education, agriculture and civil aeronautics missions at work on loral Point Four-type development projects during the past five to ten years. U. S. private capital had had little Interest in Bolivia since the oil field was expropriated. the Doctor Says* By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. Written for NKA Service Before me are three letters asking] u?ed to help Improve Ihe ventlla- for information about emphysema.' tion o[ the lungs, and many pa"15 pmphy-spma rare?" one person! tients with rhronic emphysema are asks. "So 'few people have ever i enormously helped If they can hrard of U." Another says that- he ; R P<?nd the colder months in a mild is short of breath and cnnnot \vnlk ; c *' Iliar * > for fit) fret without, complete ta- j Kmphy^ma is so Fprtous of itseK. be allowed in run on rpiate attruiion. tisicr. He. adds thai he has been a i hrrau« nf elassblnwrr all his life and doctors MV he hf>5 emphysema. The subject is indeed an mtrr- pstine one. sitter, judging by studies made after dr-nth. annul nnr por- ' jon in 20 has this condition, al-1 theme h pvobablv far fewer sho-A any i M*ns of i) in life. j You perhaps wont to know what , emphysema is It is basically a los? of the Mnsticity nf thr I issues nf thr lung, o-vhich nirnns that all the air U not emntird out when *.on pxhalfs. Thus, when thr rnnrti- romplicafions which ir ran rrorturr, that it should not ade- 15 Y<?dr5 Ago In B/ythevf//e Flnyrt Sharp, stnte WPA adtnin- ff-l rat or. inJormrrt Fred S. Saliba lod.iv ihr>t hf w ill br prPirnt for *hc opening nf Northeast. Arkansas prr-• LP.ICUP ta.<rbnll play in Blvthevillp. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Greenwoll (inn is advanced, a person may not hnvr rr?;irrrd from St. Louis where eft rnnutrh air from hrc.? thins and they nT^nded the 50th wedding an- rlpvplnp shortness of brcaf.h rnH:rr nhTi^rv of Mrs. Grcenwell's par- faMly if thp nprrf for air is m- rrfftpfd bv r.vcrr^r, Thprr are many condition.- which rsn lead fo (his 1a«s of p].i<tiri'y and dilation of the hrpathin? cel!=. i , Any chronic infection of the Innc?. —chronic asthma, nr a serious rh^pt i Xurir? have never sold too well deformity—ran brine on einphv-j A lot of museum? are Ipary of them ent* Pe.irl C.^rfwrich* nf Osceola has br^ri r.Rmr.d a Cotton Carnival > JACOBY ON BRIDGE C/ufe Opening Made It Hard /or Fast, West By OSWALD .(AfOBV Written for NEA Service When today's hand was ptayert in the recent. Easrern States lourna- menl., the opening bid was one club at all tables. N T orth almas! invariably pa.s.serl this opening bid, wherenpcn East reopened the bid- din? with a double. The rc?t of the biddins was quite difficult for KaM. and \VoM. It usually is. in tins situation, because By RICHARI> XLEIXER IXFA Staff Cnrrpsponrlenti NEW YORK (NEA)—One decidedly overlooked contribution of tal- py Birthday" on & cake with ia«try tube. "I thought I'd have K chance fco muss up my husband," she grumbled Into (.he mike. As it turned out, she jfot her chance. The program's light-heart- j eri buffoons suhstftulcd her *ius- bajid's fare for the cake while she was still blindfolded, and she practiced cake penmanship from *a* to ear. They took the blindfold off. and 11 she said, when she saw him looking like the last cream-puff of summer, was, "Oh, goody!" Miss Hollander and her staff— two men laughingly called "writers"—plot the stunts as carefully engineers plan * bridge. Each week they test too dozen idea-s, they build elaborate props, they time and rehearse them, and pick out about eight to use. If you believe Miss Hollander, every wife who appears on the ahnw »e*m» to have an Inborn yen to schlont; ber husband. This factor has given producers Ideas. The next bi^ hit may be a program with all this delleale subtlety stripped away. The wife Jiisi takes a club anK socks her husband over the head. Instead of "Beat the Clock" Just call ib "Beat the Husband." strength would be very clear instead of doubtful. East and West would therefore have no fjouble bidding a game if that seemed their best course. At, one table, where North took liberties with his miserable cards. East collected far more than the valup. of game by doubling one no- trump. West waj; delighted to pass, and now South was firmly established in the soup. West opened the Jack of hearts, and East wen with the ace. A heart return enabled West to run the rest of the suit. Bast discarded the deuce and three of spades on the hearts, so West shifted to diamonds. East decided that South WBS not solid in the black suit, so he let dummy holri fhe lead with the ten of diamonds. Declarer hopefully finessed the queen of spades, but West won with the king and led his remaining diamcnd. This gave East four diamond tricks, after which South mournfully .claimed the iRst two tricks with, his two black acps. At thip table South won only three tricks, .suffering a penalty of 11 DO points. And if North had only known enough to pass, the odds wr-re about 3 to 1 that East and West would have played the hand below came. CITIZENS who decide not to run for president or for governor of, Missouri possibly have been influenced by Representative Emanuel Hellers' analysis of what It takes fo get elected to public office. He lists six "minimum requirements," .15 follows: The friendliness of n child, the perseverance of a bill collector, the docility of a lap dog, the patience of an adoring wife, the, curiosity of a cat. and the amiability of an idiot.—Joplin (Mo.) Globe. The rest of the world must think Americans have funny , \v;ays of spending their money,' We spend billons helping other' countries and even send experts to improve their farming methods. But we don't spend enough here at home to protect our own farms and towns from floods. ?rma romnaratlvcly early in although there Is perhaps life. 1 "heir imstfp? arc con,*?r- i denry in all of us to have If s< eto<- brm trn- i vaiivp huMncvsmpn. F.ven bars have tirity in the Innc crniy older. Tt was formerly thought tint sla.vtb lowers and music tan? who plav wind instrument* were partir- up for mirr»r<.— we i Alan D Oruskin. Manhattan Miri- tmiii Galleries director. VEST 4 K 107 V K ,1 10 S3 N'ORTK A J fi 5 4 V 72 + S753 EAST *Q<M I iV.T. Pass ¥ A 0 5 * A K 9 6 3 4KLO SOUTH'(Dj AAQ8 » 872 * A J 6 2 North-South vul. W«t S'orth East Pass I 4 Pass Pa?s Pass Pfljs P.iss Double Opening lead—» J an opcnln* bid Ls pas.srd the I am TV/ uiM-Ampriraiv I am Tint j uorly lUnM (ft rtcvplop pmnhvffnM.; an'i-.itii^xlv. but I don't, believe! but apparent this Is not true, i the .\merir.\n natlrn ha.s the expc- fourth' nlaver almo-r alwav* rt» l?",' rt , "; h ,rh"T- ^ :"T i " mtr " = '""- V ° r "!{-«"«» nt op"n? th f h ^,n C K™ he'iurVh naiatfls uhirh do inrrcssp Ihe; uocf*.-ary ror \vorlil Irarfrrship at'-ij, m " '"•'• timr.—AdPiirin Devon. Ifadpr ' " rhsncrs of ripvplopine stich JIF home cxpo.-ptl to certain kinrip nf pniitonons rtnst?, nr hA7.^rrt«j ^a.'tlnn wlltrh load to Infection nT thr Ivtnz!=. ! TbTp is a aood rtr.M p/hirli r^n | be dorp [nr most victims nf rmnhy- f Evrrv Uinbr Party Ipft-wln? | [loundcrs. In this not cles nuukeci. and Ihe partnership nUen Alabama Bound Answer to Previous Puizle HORIZONTAL 50 More wicked 1 Alabama's 5I Thoroughfare chief seaport ma city 7 Alabama is 52 Mock the " Slate" 13 Its t is widely known H Prinling mistakes VERTICAI. 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The bidrilne pre.seiued nn such problem when North ninwiselv, in ................. _____ shonld b<> *cfa'erj pcnnvnth' with hrd ' political rf-ilirv, — Arthur SchlestnfN 1 'ny opinion* decided to make res! and often with neninlHn cr : cr. .Tr . tinted Harvard history pro- 1 shaded response. If E-ist now de- ona of in relatives. Drugs can be (lessor and author. ' I elded to enter the bidding, hJs structural unil5 24 Otherwise 25 Eagles' nests 27 Merriment 28 Beast of burden 29 Pacific turmeric 30 Perch 31 Dine 32 Scottish sbeepfolds 34 Emphasis 37 Dispatch 38 Body of water 39 Bristle 41 UN nation (ab.) 42 Austere 44 Scion 45 Indian heroine 47 "We Dare - Our Rights" Is Alabama's motto 49 Slate - of Alabama Is the 12 Mother-of- pearl 22 Expunged 24 Puffs up 26 Egyptian goddess 27 Equipment 29 Impeded 32 Season aneu .13 Charm 34 Observe 35 Genus of herbs 37 Sea swells 38 Begin 40 English spy during Revolutionary War 42 To cut | . 4,1 Granular ^ • snow 46 Be indebted • 48 Evergreen

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