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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE EIGHT PLYTHEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1951 THE BLVTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. R. W HAINBS, Publisher HARRT A. RAINC8, tdltor, AuliUnt Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN Advertising Uant««r Solo NutlOMl Advertising Representative: Wallace Winner Co.. New York. Chicago. Detroit. Atlanta, Memphii. Entered w wcond class matter at the pwt- effice it Blytheville, Arkansas, under act o( Contress, October «. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any fuburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, »«.50 per year, J3.50 for six months, *2.00 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile tone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS Proclaim ye thla amont toe Gentllei; Prepare war, wake up the migrhty men, let all tbe men of war draw near; let them come up. — Joel 3:9. * * * A nation is not worthy to be saved If, in the hour of its fate, it will not gather up all its jewels of manhood and life, and go down into the conflict, however bloody and doubltful. re- aolved on measureless ruin or complete success. — Garfield. BARBS No matter how often a man changes jobs it'a always nice to be working for the same people —the wife and Jcids. » * * Careless driven have brought us the answer to "What b the dangerous aje?" It's now! * * * There are lots of three-tone cars on the road today—two tones on the body and one in the back seat. * * * A new bride In Tennessee shot her husband. There should be some way to outlaw marrying for target practice. * * * When you can flash dollars before your friends they give you credit for having sense. That Red 'Classless' Society One of the great ironies of this age is pointed up sharply by even the cursory sort of look at Russia which the Communists allow visitors on their carefully guided tours. From its beginnings in the Revolution, the Communist fatherland has boasted many things in the name of humanity. Their prize catch phrases have been plentiful, but none more overworked than "the classless society." This was to be the heaven of social perfection, where no invidious distinctions were made among men, where all would be treated and rated equally. It was contrasted with the "shameful" class divisions of capitalist society. The irony lies in what has really happened under Soviet Communism. Far from creating a classless world, the Reds have built one in which class levels are more rigidly maintained and nurtured than in any capitalist society that ever existed. Russia has an elite class of top government and party leaders, military commanders, artists, writers and others which makes our upper social segments look like the underprivileged third of a nation. These people can afford fancy country villas, big cars, privileged access to scarce commodities, vacation resorts, and in some instances have what amounts to "open" drawing accounts at the banks. The disparity between their living standards and those of'^ordinary Russians is staggering. From this elite category, Russian society grades down through secondary levels of the party and government bureaucracy, until at last the clerks, the factory workers and the common laborers are reached. Varying degrees of privilege seem to attach to each level. Lauren Soth, editor of the Des Moines Register and Tribune's editorial page, observed on the American farm delegation's tour of Russia that wherever the group went the Russians encountered were highly conscious of class and rank. Whether they were government officials, party leaders, farmers, professors, or what not, Soth, reported, they always were careful to get into correct order in a procession, take the right banquet seat, or climb into the right car. One can just imagine the embarrassment and censure that would come to the poor nearsighted fellow who piled into the wrong vehicle. Not all capitalist lands can boast honestly that they have shattered class barriers Successfully. But most social experts are agreed that it is America, the prim* lymbol of capitalism, that of- fers the most fluid society of all. Here many people on the lower rungs can enjoy at least some of the privileges accruing to those at or near the top. The distance between the top and bottom rungs is far shorter than in Communist Russia. More important still, there is no place on earth where a man may move more readily from the lower rungs to the higher, than in America. Yes, in the United States, society is fluid. In the Soviet Union, it is congealed within hard class lines. And it's not just the weather. New Look, Old Listen A couple of patches of tarnish on the Russian "new look": The advance guard of German Chancellor Adenauer's mission to Moscow found that their new Russian "friends" had set about establishing- a mood of trust by wiring the Germans' hotel rooms with dictaphones. It may be the new look, but it's the same old listen. Then, a U.S. congressman from Cali-. fornia reports that at one stage of his junket to the Soviet Union, a Russian held a loaded gun to his head. This ges- - ture of friendship was not to be found in any of the etiquette books the congressman knew. The offending comrade should be told: American congressmen often sound frightening, but they're generally not dangerous. VIEWS OF OTHERS Crops and Politics Again the politician! are trying to squeeze advantage for themselves from the plight of the farmer. Although the prices of farm crops are high, at 86 per cent of parity, the farmer has not participated in full in the current boom that has carried industrial and business activity to new highs. Average crop prices have not risen quite as much as have the prices of things the farmer must buy. Instead of trying to analyze this situation and find its real cause, the politician tries to put the blame on the party in power. At College Station recently, Ervin L. Peterson, assistant secretary of agriculture, made a pertinent comment. He pointed out that the farmer suffers not so much from prices as from lack of adequate markets. Markets have been glutted by the overproduction brought on by the policy of rigid price supports put in operation by the Roosevelt and Truman administrations. Those supports were retained long after the wartime need for them had passed. As a result, taxpayers are spending a million dollars a day for storage on government-owned crops. The Secretary of Agriculture has made a trip to Europe to try to unload some of the surpluses. The solution to this problem is not in bigger federal subsidies to farmers. It is in a gradual lowering of price props, through flexible supports. That will discourage overproduction and encourage diversification. In time it will bring production more nearly in line with market demand and will restore to the farmer his lost independence, politics merely confuses this issue, which should be decided on a basis of eco- monic factors.—Dallas Morning News. Levelling An Owensboro, Ky., dispatch-tells of a building Inspector who had to go to the Bible to interpret some instructions written on a specification plan, Instructions for grading a hilly section of land stated plainly: "Isaiah 40:4". A check brought out this quotation: "Every valley shall be exalted and every hill and mountain shall be made low, and the crooked be made straight, and the rough place plain." The work, being done as a site for a new electronics plant, was thereupon Interpreted as meaning the land was to be filled and levelled off. Moving dirt via Isaiah is something like finding Isaiah via General Electric.—High Point iN.C.) Enterprise. SO THEY SAY We have offered them (opposition party) peace. They did not want it. Now we offer them a battle, and they know that when we decide to fight we fight to the end . . . five of them will fall for every one of us. — Argentina's President Peron. * * * You (U. S.) may rest assured that we shall remain your loyal and trusted friend, through sunshine and storm, through flower and frost. — Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shige- mltsu visits the U. S. * * * Children will do In society what they do at home. If children are not taught to obey at home, they will not respect authority when they grow up. — Evangelist Billy Graham. * * * One of the worst tragedies growing 1 out of every flood, aside from the loss of lives, Is the discovery by many homeowners that their Insurance policies did not cover loss or damage by flood*. — Housing Administrator Albert 14. Coll. "Aw, What's the Use?" Peter Edson's Washington Column — Atmosphere at This U N Session To Share Importance with Agenda Two years ago .Secretary of State John Foster Dulles favored calling a review conference. Last month a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee studying charter review had to confess it did not know whether he favored it or not. What seems to have happened is that some nations fear charter revision now would convert the U.N. into a world state. Others believe that charter revision would weak-; en or even destroy the organize-j tion. So the decision has apparently! been made to shove the whole issue j under the table. i There may be a pious resolution to call a charter revision conference at some unspecified future I date. But any Idea of making the I U.N. really effective now will Ue| ditched. And all the brave words at the tenth anniversary of the charter signing in San Francisco, last June, will be forgotten in the echoes of hollow mockery. This same attitude of procrastination will apparently be taken in considering every other important Issue that the U.N. ought to be working" on, hard. The Korean question Is on the agenda, but nothing controversial is expected to be brought up. The matter of regulating the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commissions, which has caused riots in Korea, and the inability of the Security! will be left for settlement in the Council to preserve peace. j field. Intlochina and Formosa are UNITED NATIONS —(NEA) — The tenth session of the United Nations General Assembly convening in New York Sept. 20 looks like another meeting largely de voted to talk, without much real accomplishment on settling many of the troublesome issues which now plague the world. American officials say the important thing to watch will be the amtosphere. If the Soviet and satellite delegates reflect the new spirit of Geneva, there may be some surprise developments. Barring that change in tactics on the part of the Communist bloc, there 1 are no great expectations. An agenda of 60 items to discuss has been prepared in advance. But the general approach seems to be one of finding ways to put issues aside or avoid them, instead of coming to grips with them and getting them settled. Typical is the question of revision- 01' the United Nations charter. After a decade of experence in running the world organization, this seems to be the year in which a decision would be made to remove some of the roadblocks that have stopped progress. ; These obstacles include misuse of the veto power, rejection of newj member applications, unequal vot-j ing rights in'the General Assembly not even on the agenda. There will be several reports on the U.N.'s Arab refugee relif program. But action on Scretary Dulles' latest proposal for bringing peace to the Middle East by guaranteeing the present boundaries of Israel and its neighbors will be left, to direct negotiation between those countries and the United States. The questions of Cyprus and Morocco are expected to be brought up, though they are not on the first agenda. In the past, Franc* has taken the position that the Moroccan question was an internal political matter which it was not proper for the U.N. to discuss. Election of new members to the Security Council, Trusteeship Coun-l cil and Economic and Social Coun-j cil will cause the usual amount of > politicking at the opening sessions. This year, it is Latin America's turn to have the General Assembly presidency. The usual procedure is for the Latin American countries to caucus and decide among themselves who it will be. Anyone acceptable to them usually gets the backing of the United States, In the wake of the Geneva conference on peaceful uses of atomic U.N. program adoptd to study the effects of atomic bomb radiation But nothing more exciting than that. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD tbe Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Although many women send letters to this writer, asking some question about the menopause or change of life, then are undoubtedly a higher proportion who pas. through this normal stage 01 life without serious difficulty. Published estimates of those women who have unpleasant symptoms vary, but there are probably only about 5 but of 100 who have enough trouble from the menopause to require treatment. The unpleasant sensation which is complained of most frequently goes under the name of "hot flashes." Apparently, this, unlike other symptoms associated with the change of life such as fatigue, headache, dizziness, nervou-n and irritability, ic definitely the result of. lessened secretion 01 female sex hormones (estrogens ) from the ovaries. All these complaints, however, may be worsened by emotional stress. In many cases the symptoms are not severe enough to require treatment, When treatment is needed, there are several preparations available no* Which can be given by mouth and which have ' trly long actions. Before giving them, however, the first step is to make sure that disease is absent. If there is no disease, the woman going through the change should recognize that she has nothing to worry about and that her symptoms will subside eventually, even without treatment. Perhaps what bothers more women during the menopause than anything else are emotional changes. One. for example, wrote thai, she was moody, gets exceedingly blue, and cries easily. This again is not unusual, but is perhaps more oltcn an exaggeration of personality qualities already present Minn it is the result of lessened hormone pi oduotion in the ovnries. Another thing which many women are greatly concerned about is tho possibility of conception during the latter stages of the menopause. One does not want to mnko too strong A statement on this sinco m»ny pregnancic* hav» occurred as late as 52 or even 55 years of; age. But there is believed to be' comparatively slight chance of conceiving past the age of 50 when a year or more has elapsed since the last period. Probably the most important thing for women in the menopause to do — even including those who need hormone treatment — Is to adjust their mental outlook. Both mental and physical activity (reasonably suited to the age and physical condition of the woman) are helpful and take the mine off unnecessary worry over what is only a temporary situation. All in all, the menopause does not present much of a problem to the majority of women. Foi those in whom it does, relief can be brought in most instances by suitable treatment with hormones and by the woman herself adopting a sensible mental attitude. THE WORLD is becoming badly cluttered up with people. Almost everywhere we go we see gobs of them. — Jackson (Miss.) State Times. POEM In Which Is Outlined An Objective Devoutly To Be Sought: When you're .gone will people say, "I'm glad that fellow passed this way?" „ Atlanta Journal. Q—The bidding has been: North £»sl South Wnt 2 Hearts Pass T You South, hold: *5 J ¥7«,S «Kqri>Z ASJ What do you do? A—Bid two no-trump. You expect lo afaow the diamonds later, but you mutt Ant shew the weakness of the hand. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding has been West North (ut South 1 Hurt 1 Spade Piss ? You, South, hold 4tK»7 V««»i «KI4 +411 What do you do? • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Pester Foes With High Bid By OSWALD JACOB! Written for NBA Service Today's hand turned a recent tournament into a barnyard, since it separated the lambs, the sheep, and the goats. The Iambs passed or bid one diamond tamely with the East hand. This gave South the chance to trot out both of his major suits, and North naturally insisted on spades. NORTH A AQJ54 WEST 410$ *Q 5 4 » 1054 » J 4.Q10902 EAST (D) * 9 V82 »AKQ98732 + AKJ63 + 74 SOUTH A K 8 7 3 2 V AK10976 Norvh-Soulh vul. East South West North 5 *> 5V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—6 K The lambs allowed South to play the hand at four or five spades, which he naturally succeeded in making. Hence the lambs managed to lose 650 points on the hand.. The sheep did much better than the lambs, being older and wiser. They opened with five diamonds on . the East hand. In each case South naturally bid five hearts, which was passed around to. East. The sheep were wise enough to pass five hearts, and South lost a club, a diamond, and a heart without the slightest trouble. 'Hence the sheep wound up with a profit of 100 points on the East-West cards. The (oats started out well, but they couldn't leave well enough nlone. They began by bidding live diamonds on the cards. South promptly bid flv« hearts, which By PRSHINE JOHNSON NE ASUff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NfeA)— Exclusively Yours: Susan Hay ward's dates with Don Barry no longer are frequent—they're constant. Don's shelved the "Red" from his name since switching from sagebrush cowpokes to dramatic roles . . . Producer Eugene Fren.ce is going ahead with "The Brothers Karamazov" despite a European version of Marilyn Monroe's favorite (?) novel. James Sebastian just screen-tested for one of the brothers . . . The about-to-be-reconciled Andrew Sisters, who split up as an act over personal differences, will be singing "Together Again" in Las Vegas this winter. You first read about the re-merger here. There will be no explanation about the switch from Joan Caul- Held to Vanessa Brown in the first of the filmed "My Favorite Husband" series on the home screens. The first stanza even shows Vanessa and Barry Nelson celebrating their sixth wedding anniversary as Liz and George Cooper. One-time movie villian Jack LaRue and Ann Giodano are about to tie the marriage knot. He now owns a. restaurant In North Hollywood . . . Will Rogers famous quote—"I never met a man I didn't like"—appears on Uncle Sam's stamp commemorating the humorist, who died in a plane crash 20 years ago. Will always wanted the words engraved on his tombstone but the Rogers Memorial in Claremore, Okla., gives only his name, birth and death date. Girl Friend Joan Collins followed Sid Chaplin to the "Pillars In The Sky" Oregon location, where a cattleman came up with a new switch) in star autograph requests. He asked Jeff Chandler to brand his name on a calf. "No thanks," said Jeff. "I don't want a cow running around with my name on it." After dining at L'Escoffier. the swank eatery at the Beverly Hilton where a dinner for two can cost ?100, Ed Belin quipped: 'I think it's cheaper to tat money," This Is Hollywood, Mrs. Jones: Producer Herman Hoffman's explanation of why he selected pooch named Wildfire for the movie "Bar Sinister": "His stone face and lack of vis ble em»tfon reminded me of three great stars—Gary Cooper, Alan Ladd and John Wayne." The Witnet: Henry Slate told it at the Sportsmen's Lodge: A drunk stuck his wallet in a gangster's back and said, "This is a holdup. Give me your gun." James Dean must have found his girl in starlet Ursulla Andress Even lets her drive his racing Porsche . . . Rock Hudson's starring role in "Giant" at Warner Bros, is in the Alan Ladd from- day-laborer-to-star league. Before film fame, Ladd was a Warner grip. A few years back Rock was a tiorse wrangler assigned t o the Joel McCrea movie, "Colorado Territory,' 'at the same studio . . . It's Monte Hale's trick song title: "The Sugar In Your Sweet Talk Ain't Worth the Salt In My Tears" .•. . The Harlan Andrews just appointed principal of the newest high school in Houston, Texas, li Dana Andrews' brother. Jeff Morrow, his actress wlf< Anna Karen and Constance Dowl- Ing are helping Shelley Winter! straighten out her business and family affairs. The trio were the only movietown names who turned out for the funeral of Shelley'* Ear Wilneu: Meg Myles, 'who appears In the "Phenix City Story," just singing the title song, is getting more publicity than the film's stars . . . Champ Butler'i new record click, "Someone On Your Mind," was recorded the night he and his wife Jennifer reconciled . . . Jerry Coionna plays theaters in England and Scotland next month, then opens in Vegas . . . These-growing-children-note: Jane Wyatt's eldest son, Chris, enters MIT this full and Robert Young's daughter. Barbara, will be a student In USC's School of Music. Now It's a canine "Lost Week End." There's a pooch In "The Man With The Golden Arm" that laps up beer, then sUrcen in circles. Bud-bow-wowser, •« doubt. 15 Yeart Ago In was passed around to East. The goats then bid six diamonds, got doubled, and suffered a penalty of 300 points. This was better than being a lamb, to be sure, but was still a pretty poor result. The moral is clear. Don't be timid with a hand that calls for a shutout bid. Give the opponents as much trouble as possible by making a very high bid, all at once. But then keep out of the auction, The main purpose of a shutout bid is to keep the enemy out of the bidding altogether. A secondary purpose is to push them into the wrong contract if they refuse to stay out. If they do enter the auction, your best course is to hope that they have found a bad contract for themselves. Mrs. B. A. Bugg and Mrs. George Barham have been select* ed by the Mississippi County Fair Association as judges for the flower show during the County Fair next week. Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, supervisor of elementary school* here, will go to Little Rock thij afternoon to attend a Teacher* Welfare Meeting of which ihe !• & committee member. Mrs. T. J. Conway of Marshall, Mo., arrived yesterday for a visit with her son, Aubrey Conw*?, »n4 Mrs. Conway. An excellent example of well biJ- anced farming is the 487-acre plantation operated by Ed Stacy of Dell in North Mississippi County. Of this 487 acres, approximately IS? is in cotton. One-hundred acre* of the farm ire kept in corn and soybeans. The bean crop in the corn averages 20 bushels to the acre while the corn produces 60 bushels to the acre. Mr. Stacy plants 50 acres in English peas, these are followed with butter beans, he also has 35 acres In baby times. These veRCtable.* are taken to the local canning factory. He also has other acreages of soybeans and part of his land is in hay. Tbjis pasture is rotated but he always keeps It close to thfl barn so thnt It Is easily accesslbl* to the mules. ALCOHOL and music are being used as adjuncts to surgery. Probably administered by a pretty nurse. A new explanation for Wine, Women and Song. — Kingsport (Term.) Times. DON'T WORRY about gettlnr older. When you stop getting older you're dead.—ElHjay (Ga.) Times. LITTLE LIZ Why would o man rather lost I 520 on a slow horse than o quor- j 'er through o hote in his pocket? 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