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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 7, 1955
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PAGCSIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWi FRIDAY, OCTOBER T, 1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK COURIER NKWS CO. H W: HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Editor, Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blyheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, 56.50 per year $3 50 for six months, $2.00 for three monthts; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS I will give the* thanks in the great congregation: I will praise tb«e among much people. — Psikns 35:18. * * * First worship God. He that forgets to pray Bids not himself good- morrow Or good-day. — Thomas Randolph. BARBS It would make things a lot easier for Mom if all the interference on radio were saved for bedtime stories. * * * Upcoming 1956 may b« I break for younf gjli, but It will jlMt be another teap year for pedestrians. * * * We've often wondered how many words alarm clocks have added to the English language. * * # ' If you enjoy keeping out of (he limelight, Just «rt wr-t^gt wlUi »H your friend.. * # * Modern youths are taller than their dads and their dads are short because of the modern youths. A Newspaper Route Is A Bridge to Maturity Some people never grow up. Others seem to get a hold on adult life awfully fast. National Newspaper Boy Week reminds us that these youngsters are among those most apt to develop the mature view of life quicker. For instance, in the case of the Courier News, and most other newspapers these days, the carrier pays for every paper he receives. He doesn't pay for his daily draw however, any more than a business house pays on the spot for its merchandise from the wholesaler when it's delivered. Thus, he learns something of a lesson in credit business. The papers are charged to him and his bill is payable at the end of the week. He sells them to his customers at a profit. And in this process learns the important lesson of doing a thorough and quick job on collections. In return for this profit, he is aware that his customers can expect service. He must put off this afternoon's ball game until later. Saturday morning play is not for him, he must collect. And in a day when most children can get about, whatever spending money they need just by asking, the paper boy's profit must sometimes look terribly small. But his rewards in learning how to operate a business are many. We are happy to take this recognition of these hardworking young businessmen from ranks have risen such men as Dwight Eisenhower, Bing Crosby, Wall. Disney, Thomas Edison, Bob Hope, Knute Rochne. Jack Dempsey, Joe Dimaggio and Eddie Kickenbacker, to name a few. Viewing With Alarm Adlai Stevenson, leading prospect for the 1956 Democratic presidential nomination, is busy these days pointing to "serious flaws" in the nation's booming economy. He has reference to the decline in farm income, the great rise in installment having of cars and houses, and what he calls the "speculative boom" in the stock market. Now the farm income drop is a matter of national concern, though its effects may not be as severe as first appears. Today the nation's farmers are fewer »o the income is not spread so widely. Their per capita earnings are high. Similarly, Stevenson has no special personal claim on worry over installment buying. Some tightening of home morta- gage requirements already h»s taken place. Government experts are watching closely the upward trends in automobile »nd other credit. A» for th« stock market, R it fair I to question just how "speculative" the current boom is. In the view of many specialists, its climb generally reflects a long-delayed, justifiable advance in the light of postwar business conditions. They believe also that it mirrors abundant confidence in the country's immediate future. . Exactly how this confidence factor works could be seen when the market took a sudden dive on news o£ President Eisenhower's illness. Cheerful second thoughts produced a fast rebound, but the first word was a sharp blow to confidence. Since its impact was felt in all the major markets of the world, one hardly can say it was a reaction- caused by the peculiar behavior of U.S. speculators alone. The fact is that Mr. Eisenhower's conduct in office, especially his efforts toward building- a mood of peace and tranquility, has allowed men everywhere to cast ahead and think of tomorrow's bright side. Stevenson insists he is no prophet of doom, but he seemingly cannot quite bring himself to join those who stress the cheerful aspect. Hhe may well be utterly sincere in this. As we have seen, the concern with some parts of the economy is not limited to him. But it is also true that his party has made it kind of a slock in trade to view the economy with alarm. Ever since the Democrat's politically profitable campaigning against the specter of depression, this approach has seemed almost inevitable. So when this theme is sounded afresh, it is difficult to gauge where earnestness leaves off and deeply ingrained political habit takes over. Sometimes the President's Burden Isn't Too Bad Peter Edson's Washington Column — VIEWS OF OTHERS Russians in Washington Seem Odd as They Go A bout with Smiles Fable for Alarm Clock Users The alarm clock was invented by a fellow who thought he was doing a service to mankind. That will give you an idea of the sort of cloth- headed thinking which went on in those days. The ordinary clock had already been invented, i This man added a loud bell to it. That was how | psychiatry was discovered. ] Earliest timepiece was the sundial. The sun and the shadow cast by usual movements and the shadow cast by an upright piece on the face of the dial informed cavemen when it was time to pick up their clubs and go out for a little courting. The sundial was silent. Nothing invented since has improved on that principle. The hourglass came along about the same time, give or take an aeon. It, was devised by a Greek named Demosthenes who. walking along the seashore one day, got sand in his shoes. This he poured out into a bottle which had contained a gargle. Or, at least, that's the general principle. Demosthenes also coined the phrase, "Sillence is golden." He was a married man and the never did attain ar-y great degree of popularity around his house. Later there were water clocks, from which you could get a drink of water if you woke up during the night. You could also get a cog from cog clocks, but few people ever found any real use for them. Alarm clocks are used for getting people out of bed in the morning. Thus, They serve as an auxiliary to crying babies, barking dogs, cheeping birds and squirrels in the attic. The best way to use one is to wind it tight, set the alarm for the time you want to get. up, place it beside your bed, turn down the cover, get in your pajamas and go down to the basement » sleep. — Greenville iS. C.) Piedmont. WASHINGTON — (NEA) — It's, they can buy back home. strange — and a little unnerving! The Soviet gals love Washington to U.S. security officials—to see the 1 for the other shopping. Like just, members of the Russian embassy! about every other housewife in the moving- around as freely and. area they save up their rubles and eagerly as they have during the; :io to Garfinkles, the .fancy depart- past months, i mcnt store, when they want to buy Since the new. all-smiles policy j an especially slick dress to wear to was handed from Moscow' a Pa»3'. ° r to tafce bac * nome Practically every reception, cock-j That may be kind of capitalistic tail party and dinner you attend but it proves that the Communists these days is dolled with the color- 1 haven't yet found a way to brain- ful. Russian military uniforms. j wash that kind of femininity out of And you invariably spot the various civilian Soviet officials, acc o m p a n i e d by their plump, grinning wives, obviously reli.shinij new social emanicipation the female. The embassy maintains its own school tor the children of the staff. But the families live all over town. Russian kids play with the Just about every Soviet emba™., family has a TV set at home and heir ""new" social emffnicipatiorT The Russian kids play with the! _ Maybe it's the novelty of their neighborhood kids. And they cornel getting around and being available U P with the same ratio of broken j for general conversation' for the! windows, bruised knees and black first time, but these Russians seem eyes as can be round in any U.S to be awfully popular. They're al- *•"""" ways surrounded by large groups of interested persons. f in . .,...> «ao <* ... . Most of the Russian? speak pretty j it causes the same set of problems. good English. That's one of the re- The kids want to watch the west- quirements for assignment to Wash-j erns. The old man wants to watch ing ton. | football and the fights. And the There may be sompthinffdiaboh- iwif e- Iifc es the dramatic shows. cr.l behind the new Soviet "ecsture-! Nobody, of course, likes the com- of friendship. But the best result of, niercials very much. The other day someone called small the Russian embassy, got one of the secretaries on the telephone, and demanded. "Can you name me the home-run king of baseball?" "Willie Mays if you're talking it at the social level here exchange of an awful lot of talk. Victim of Modern Age What happened to Gui.seppe Bertolo on his way to .we his son was a sight. He flew into New York from Rome, a through ticket to San Francisco in his wallet, a picture of his son's Frisco home in his pocket and confusion in his mind. At New York airport, he got the idea he had reached Snn Francisto as he set out by cab to find his son's home. As such searches usually do. this one finally wound up in a police-station with Gui.seppe firmly convinced the he was looking for had been spirited away or something, A desk lieutenant, a scrgrant, a patrolman and two detectives argued with him. They showed him automobile license plates, their badge*, a telephone directory.' Guiseppc's conviction defeated them for an hour and a half. A telephone call to the son in San Francisco proved to be the one thing capable of changing Giuseppe's mind. We are entirely sympathetic with Guiseppe. Hi* plight just shows what might hapen to anyone of us wlwn we travel too fast and pay too little attention to what we see arid hear. He wa« n victim of modern living if ever we heard of one.—Jackson (Miss.) State Times. SO THEY SAY Our new reserve program—baste combat train- ing—ts to be launched In southern ciunps. Our boyR will Ruin little experience In the type of training ihnt IK calculnteri to protect our national security.Sen. AlrxHiuIrr Wiley iR., Wis.) •«y» It'a unrealistic to train men In warm climates when they may to callwl on fcn fight In such bltt*r-cold .vreu M Korea. For instance, it is now well known that mo?t, 01 the wive^ of the omliussy officials do ihciv food, •» - ••• —.. - •• j -- - - » shopping 1 at the town's Kosherj about active players and Babe Ruth delicatessens. They get foods there! If you are talking about the all- which most, closely resemble what! time record," the embassy man shot. back. "Just checking," the voice said, and there was a click. That's an example of what the radio and TV has done for the Russians here. Actually the embassy male staff engages in a rather ambitious sports program. The men have soccer and volleyball games each weekend on a big public playground out on 16th St. In spite of the general impression that Russians are now being allowed to roam all over the United States at will, and vice versa for Americans in Russia, the strict travel ban which was slapped on them last winter Is still rigidly enforced : •• ' ' : — — Members of the embassy may not travel more than 25 miles from the cemer of Washington without special permission from the State Department. They can't travel at all through many restricted places around the country. It's obvious that with the Russians circulating more and more in town that the job of keeping any eye on them is made tougher. In fact, the wondar is that the Russians here went into their shell for as long as they did. If they wanted to spy or pick up interesting info they certainly could have done it better by getting around a lot. In any event, officials charged with the country's security aren't likely to be caught flatfooted if this whole thing is a ruse. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD out as Jack Benny's wife on "Time Out for Ginger," slated for TV Every studio in town is calling By EKSK1NK JOHNSON NKA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Onstage, offstage and upstage: Gary Cooper, who never spares two for Jean Hagen since her slick words when one will do, was silling j ihe-lady-is-a-lranip role in "The on the set of William Wyler's "The* Bit? Kniie." But new chapters of Friendly Persuasion" when an as- Danny Thomas' "Make Room for Distant director walked up and said:' Daddy" . telefilms have taken her "Mr. Wyler wants to know if j out of movie circulation until April those script changes he sent to and she's laughing: your home last night are satisfactory?" For 30 seconds Cooper just sat there, obviously lost in thought. "You did get the scene changes, didn't you, Coop?'' asked the assistant. "Yup," replied Cooper. "Just trying to think which way to shake mv head." "I've gone back to being; a good wife." Worried about the reaction of TV fans when they see her as a bad, bad doll? Not. Jean, who says: "I think they'll love it. An occasional shocker is pood for the career of any actress." "The Caine* Mutiny Courtmir-" becomes a TV spectacular So Hollywood's a normal place, ; from Hollywood Nov. 19. ... Rosais it? Just another city of normal j lind Russell's also set for a video people with "neighbors like ihej version of her stage hit, "Wonder- Joneses in Omaha"? That's whatj ful Town," this fall, you may have heard. But not from me or Frank Lovejoy. Says Frank: Dick Powell's also leaving: Four Star Playhouse. But he'll be back "Let's not kid anyone, it's tough! next season with a series based on io lead a normal Hie in Hollywood.! Willie Dante. gambler, he's played I've been happily married for 15 years, have two children, seldom so to night clubs and work hard at my career. So the other day my agent says: •Frank, the trouble with you Duryea kept it going by slapping is you lead so normal a life everybody in town is convinced you're a neurotic!' " MICKEY ROONEY and his movie partner. Maurice Duke, have called it a day after some choice name calling. . . . Don Barry mei Susan Hayward at the airport when she returned from Hawaii. . . . Donald O'Connor is seeing Europe—at last. . . Now it's Zsa Zsa Gabor and Franchot Tone. Perry Como's son, Ronnie, may enter the priesthood. U-l is selling 97 of its old westerns to television. Sale price is SGOOO per film. . . . Jane Powel and MGM are feuding. She wants out of her contract. CLAUDETTE COLBERT bowed in several Four Star telefilms. JRUMY CAGNEY started a movie trend when he pushed a grapefruit in Mae Clark's face. Dan so many dolls around he won the title of Dirty Dan. But now it's Dan groaning:: "Today's bevy of beauties are made to be mothered—not mutilated. It's just not believable for a ffuy to slujf (pals like Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn." No. Myrtle. "Blood Alley" is * movie—NOT the Hollywood freeway. Customs officials puzzled over a set of dumbbells (with which he works out daily* when Mario Lanza arrived in Mexico for location scenes in "Serenade."' Were they toys, gym equipment or pig iron? A top-level official finally rated them as "tools of trade." Guess this makes Mario the only movie star whose tools of trade Include dumbbells. Iron ones, that is. Sunday School Lesson— Written for HIA Sernw By WILLIAM E. GILRO1, O. I), distant past. In July this year the Golden Ju-1 i doubt whether anyone who has bilee of the aaptist World Congress assembled in London, England. About 9000 Baptists i'rom 80 different countries were there to celebrate, and they represented, I be- heve. the largest of till Protestant groups. They were associated with, and centered about, a conception of the not been brought up as a Baptist, or who is not intimately associated with its historic and essential convictions, is competent to discuss 01 interpret Us attitude and teachings; even, perhaps to enter into controversy about the matter of Baptism itself. A correspondent recently wrote nature and p.ACe of baptism in the! me, inquiring whether batpism was Christian reliRion. but otherwise essential to salvation, or to the jom- they represented various churches, or denominations, and within the ing of a church. I could only reply that from my own standpoint, ,and nilhons-a-seroupTf myeicperi- j * nd considering the Quakers (Socle- nnce and contacts are of sound ob-! ty of Friends) whom I regard as servaiion, there were wide varieties 'very noble Christians, baptism was of theological convictions and re-! not essential. But I cited the exam- llg.ous altitudes. pie of Jesus, "thus it becometh us ~ to fulfill all righteousness," and ad^ ne Joinj chu . ^ se d > onfoJ J ^ rites ™ dXordinancM „, that d „, mainlin thal J>« J ^ , nothj „ , t ° l £,,„, „, tne „ « sm „, ^ ^^ and , he g , v , ng of tn( . ufe to God. The symbol, as I see it. When I was Congregational minister in Brantford, Ontario, there were, if I remember correctly, seven j Bapiist churches in the city: and in a population, then of about 20.000, I think it was (he largest proportion ot Batpist.s In the senond population j of any place in Canada, except some place in Nova Scotia. should never be dissociated from the The seven Baptist ministers rep- j rea itty of the inner Christian expe- J " "* ij '- rience. Probably a Baptist churchman, or theologian, would have a different answer. resented a wide range from ultra/ Fundamentalist to mild Liberalism; and though 1 was mostly liberal I was happy to remember that I was on cordial terms \vith them all. I have never allowed difference ot opinion to interfere with Christian fellowship with anybody who would have fellowship with nit 1 . My church, apnrt from my denomination, ha.s had many sorts and varieties of Christians, and has boon more ecumenical than any world ocumenicity that lias developed so far. The Baptists in my day in Can- Ada were in general very conservative. I believe rhiU a liberalizing tendency was marked by the transfer ot MacMaster University train Toronto 1* Hamilton, where It occupies a place on a fine campus and a niticn Im'Ker p'ncfi in Ihc life of the community. But, while I may b« pardoned aorne reminiscence, my contact* with Baptist* In Canada, are in a now A NEW device to stir a father's wrath, Is teen-age daughter's hoopskirt drying in the bath. — Tallahassee Democrat. LITTLt LIZ On« advantoj* of TV ovtf movies is tr«f *• unraveling of ™ O JACOBY ON BRIDGE Hold-up of Ace Prevents Set- By OSWALD JACOB!" Written for NE AService The hold-up is a very simple play, but few plays are more important to the experienced bridge enthusiast. You normally get at least five or six chances to use the hold-up during an evening's play, and each time it may make the held his ace up for two tricks, but now he takes it. Having won the third trick, South The pa t c hed-up ' Dean Martin- leads the queen of clubs and letSj Jerry Lewis feud nas given them a it ride for a finesse. East wins wnole new come dy routine with no with the king of .clubs and looks j evidence of "smile-when-you-say- around for a good card to lead that" strained relations. Paramount hack. a nd NBC are beaming about the While East looks around, we canj whole thing, see why South refused the first; two tricks. If South had taken either the first or second trick East would be able to lead a spade when ever he got a trick with the king of clubs. -The idea ol" holding up the ace of spades was to get .rid of all of East's spades. This prevents him. from returning a spade when he gets in the lead, in this case with the king of clubs. After some thought. East returns the three of hearts, and South hops right up with the ace. He can make the game contract with four clubs, three diamonds, one spade, and one heart. If he had failed to hold up. however, the enemy would have taken four spades and a club, defeating the contract. Q—The bidding has been: North Eut South West 1 Heart Pasj 1 Spade Pass 1 N.T. Pass 7 You, South, hold: AAKJ8 V74 «KJ91 *Q J 2 What do you do? A—Bid three no-tnmv. Too have 14 points and itrenfth In ill UK unbld suits. You can well afford lo jump to rame. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: • AKJS VQ4 «KJ8Z +I3S What do you do? Aniwtr Tomorrow Anthony (Magnificent Matador) Quinn was guest of honor at a bullfight in Spain. He declined an invitation to get in with the bulls, explaining: "I didn't bring my double with me." 75 Years Ago In BlytheYilli Amelia Saliba \vas elected president of the freshman class of Mrs. L. E. Old at the homeroom meeting at Blytheville High School, Oct. 1. Blytheville registered its first win in his'.ory between Blytheville and Little Rock last night when they smashed through with a 21-0 lead over Little Rock. . A housing bureau has been set up by the National Cotton Picking Association to take care of the overflow crowds of visitors coming to Blytheville during the cotton picking contest Oct. 14-15. Condition of Miss Margaret Shaver, who is ill at Memphis Baptist Hospital, is reported to be improved. The Chicks renew their rivalry with Pine Bluff Friday night when the chicks and Zebras play in Zeb\. raland. THE BEST WAY to tell if a politician is alive is to look at his mouth — if it's closed, he's dead. — Gastonia (N. C.) Gazette. Answer to Provioui Puzzl* WEST AQJ1094 • 8541 *74 1N.T. Past NORTH 1 A73 ¥ J54 4» AQ10 + A 10953 EAST *K85 V 108631 » 973 *K8 K)UTH (O) AA6I V AQ7 » K.IS *QJ82 Neither sid« vul. Weit North CM Pass 3 N.T. Past Pass Opening lc«d—«} Q ACROSS STA — 4 " that once DOWN through Tara's 1 Indian halls" porridge 8 Make bread 12 One 13 Toward the sheltered side HGive forth 15 Honey 18 Magnetic mineral 18 Populated 10 Cattle U French summers 17 Staid 19 Adhesive difference between fulfilling your contract and going down. The general idea of the hold-up is th^tt you don't take a sure trick when It is first offered to you. You mny even refuse Uie trick twice and take it the third time. It's not that you're being coy or that you want to be coaxed; you have a very good reason for hold- Ing up.' In today'.', hand, for example, West leads the queen of spades, and South refuses to win the first: trick with the no* of spades. Wut continues with the nine of spades,' and East plays the king. South again refuses , to take the trick with the act of spades. East leads his last spade ,»nd South finally takes his act. He hus 1 20 Comforts 21 Dance step 22 "All's well that well" 24 Laughi 26 Plastic ingredient 27 "I you, cat" 30 Shows feeling 32 Dress 34 Revoki li Without rhyme or 36 and all 3 7 Sea eagles 39 Solitary 40 Gaelic 41 Beetl* 42 Opera star, Adelina —— 45 More spherical 49 Mimics 91 Japanett outcast MA ot •thict 13 Landed 94" for your life" MCrnkwUfod M Light cirrtajo 2 Arrow poUon 3 Percussion musical instrument 4 Corridori 5 Century plant 25 "Forever and « School book ever,- — " 7 Foot (suffix) 26 Employers 8 Greek letters 27 Messes 8 - ind Andy28 " - men and 43 Love god --••• wooden ships" 44 Ocean 29 Heredity unit movement 40Femlnlnt suffixes 41 Removes dirt 42 Type size 23 Approach*! 24 Demifod 31 Woman advisor 33 Claw 38 Orange flower oil 46 Origin (ab.) 47 Needle case 48 Rave and — M "Rag, ind bobtail*

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