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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 16,1958 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TOT COURIER N*WS Ob. H. W. HAINES, Publisher B' *. HAINES, Editor. Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered M second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October », 1917. Member oJ The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $6.50 per year, 13.50 for six months, S3.00 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS Will never mark the marble with his name. —Pope. * * * Know therefore that God exacteth of thee than thine Iniquity deserreth.—Job 11:6. BARBS More men Uimn womene luffer from flat feet, according to it chiropodist. We thought dogi were men'9 best friends. * # * One of the toughest breaks in the weeks following Christmas is being brolcee. 3- : r- ** As many men as women are said to work crossword puzzles. Probably because It affords them an opportunity to get in the last word. * * * , (MM folki lore to be uked, "Row are TOO," M thtj eu ten all their troubles. * * * A Michigan hunter claims he bagged three rabbits with one shot. Sounds like one shot too many for him. The Big Guessing Game For months everyone under the sun . has been guessing about President Eisenhower's political future on the basis of what his intimates and immediate staff are reported to have said. Now they can speculate on the basis of his own comment, which ought to represent a considerable advance. Close examination of his remarks disclose that there is something in them for those who think-he will run and for those who think he w.pn't. On a balance, '• what Mr. Eisenhower said appears to lend ». bit more support to the latter group. One of his more revealing utterances, for example, came in response to a question whether in the light of his heart attack he would give more weight than ever to the health factor in deciding whether to run. The President said "yes" to this rather obvious query, but then gave newsmen an unexpected bonus of information. He reminded them he must decide not simply on what the doctors tell other heart patients nor even what they tell him personally. He must consider that it is a critical thing to change governments in this country, at times other than elections. In other words, at times when death or disability of the White House occupant compels it. This shows clearly how gravely the President is weighting what would happen to the country should he run, be re-elected and then later, suffer a second either crippling or fatal heart attack. And it is plain he does not relish placing the country in that position. At another point the matter of duty comes up. Many Republicans have stressed that when the chips were down Mr. Eisenhower would "feel it his duty" to run again. The President acknowledged that duty is a powerful force in his mind. But then he raised the question as to where his duty might lie, and who is to decide what it really is. Certainly one way to interpert this comment is that he might conveivably decide that in the light of all factors it was his duty NOT to run. Further on, he said he agreed with Dr. Paul Dudley White that hard work never killed a healthy man. But then again he posed a reservation. Things happen to the human body which leave men less than fully healthy. On the other side, the hopefuls can take most encouragement from the fact, the President said his mind is not fixed on the subject of a second term. He did indicate it is leaning rather strongly in on« dicertion, but not so far it can't be changed. They can also find nourishment in the Itntement that until now he hag not dis- CUMed a Mcond term objectively and in- tenaivtly with his most trusted advisers. So, you can still bet either way. But tho*« who want to bet "yen" perhaps »Uf ht to hedft their wages a shade more than their adversaries. VIEWS OF OTHERS Model-T Education, l Cad iliac Cost? The University of Illinois has announced it is going to quit trying to teach college students high school English. It is not doing so because the- students entering the university do not need special instrucion in high school level English but because so many of them do. For 20 years the university has-had a remedial English course to help freshmen catch up on English. But with the load ever increasing, the course is going to be dropped at the end of 1960. Thus the Job of teaching high school English will go back to high schools, where it belongs. And if students aren't able to learn it before they get to college, they won't get it at the university of Illinois, at least. "The university can hardly ask the taxpayers to buy again from us the sort of elementary composition instruction they thought they were buying lii llieii Ida imminent in-local schoobr-English . Pro'f. Charles 'A. Roberts said. And he is exactly right. There is always a great effort under way on the part of the schools to obtain greater appropriations of money from the taxpayers. And many in the education lobby wonder why the general public is not unquestionlngly enthusiastic about their efforts and. their, definition of "needs". If they were a little more perceptive, they would see that the public is'strongly In favor of education— but that the public has reason to doubt that many modern.educaors are.giving it. When increasing numbers of college students are unable to handle the English language—-and all colleges find many students who can't— somebody, somewhere Is failing to do the Job that should be done. Our educators have an opportunity to solve two major problems at once: the problem of ineffective teaching and the problem of school financing. The public cannot expected to pay a Cadillac price for Modele T education. When our schools deliver Cadillac 'Jevel education .they will much more likely gain all the public supports, encouragement—and financing—that they want. —Chattanooga News-Free Press. Brave New World We got along pretty well when Dr. Einstein added the fourth dimension to our pretty primitive understanding of geometry and physical •ciencw. It came hard, but at last we understand that time can be a dimension equaly with jength, breadth and depth. Now the Civil Aeronautics Authority warns that fifth dimension is going to be added to our thinking by 1960 when the giant Jet passenger planes will be flying overhead. Though CAA Administrator Fredrick B. Lee doesn't clearly explain that fifth dimesion—and believe me, such things have to' be explained to us in simple sentences of one-syllable words—we assume he means speed. The jets will travel near the speed of sound, and they fly economically only at enormous heights. Or. Einsten wouldn't have liked that adjective and would have reminded us of "relativity." But relatively speaking, from this point of six feet a- bbve ground in which we operate, several miles above in the wild blue younder is "enormous", The CAA thinks the intricate problems of flight, landing and take-off control can be accomplished only by electronic control can be accomplished The Jets will fly courses "like railroad tracks In the sky," says one official. And since they can't fly around, using up precious fuel while they wait a landing order, they must have exact time and •place.for landing. The "fifth dimension" is going to be costly 'to airports, too. Commercial Jets will need 6,000 feet of ruway for landing and 8,500 feet for takeoffs (that's ranging above 1 and 1% miles). Only the largest of city airports have such runway space available now. By the time the major airline* replace their conventional planes with Jets—and the start is not with the order of 186 Jets from Just three manufacturers at a cost of & billion dollars—it Is likely that all defense orders could be'taken from the plane makers, and Still they would be showing a profit. It certainly is a brave new world—every decade or so) —Amorillo (Tex.) Globe-Times. New Altitude Record The contniued growth of this country's air traffic is staggering phenomenon. In 1955 it shot up another 20 per cent over 1954, with some 42 million passengers carried on U. S. airlines. The gain in domestic air travel alone was around 22 per cent, double 1954's advance. All these figures are for regularly scheduled lines. But totals given out by the CAA show marked expansion as well in air express trafic and private flying, especially business travel. Barring such an unforeseen development as a serve general business drop, it is almost a certainty that 1956 will put 1955 in the shadow. For the peak in air travel still seems a long way up. SO THEY SAY I think that * large number of them (Re- publicani) suspect that when It come* to foreign policy the President (Eisenhower) is not * Republican at heart.—Senate Majority'Leader Lyndon Johnaon (D., Tex.). * V * Rwarch and <l«v«lopmtnt Is In some reiplcU llkt fire Iniurance You have to purc.has* the Imurance before the/fire stnrU, It It la going to do you much good-Air Force Maj. Oen. Floyd B. Wood, Deputy Commander lor Research «no Development. Oh, Yes, He Flirts. There's but One Love, Though. Peter Edson's Washington Column — Ikes State of Union Message Was Hope Chest and Trousseau* WASHINGTON —(NEA)—President Elsenhower's State of the Union message to Congress is being likened to a bride's hope chest and trousseau. It has: Something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue. The "blues" part is pretty well concealed—like an extra garter or something. The only touch of this coloration is an admission that something ought to be done for "our farm families" and the "pockets of chronic unemployment." These are the bad spots in the booming ''economy which are more bluntly, and unkindly referred to by the Democrats as "depressed areas." In the field of foreign policy, the President also admits things aren't as perfect as they might be because: "The Soviet leaders are not yet willing to create the indispensable conditions for a secure and lasting peace." Otherwise, the President's message ' drips optimism and assurances that Republican policies are responsible for it all. No bride ever walked up an aisle with more confidence that the present romance would last forever. As far as the "something old and something new" are concerned, there is far more of the old and unfinished business in the message than there is of the new—three to one. In this respect the trousseau looks a little secondhand. The new stuff now definitely nailed down includes: 1. A request for authority to make long-term commitments for foreign aid, subject to annual appropriations. • 2. Balanced budget assurances for this year and next. This is taken to mean that there will have to be a number of sharp economies in government spending. 'For the President also says he will ask increased appropriations lor foreign aid, U.S. Information Agency, continental defense, the soil bank, farm research, child velfare .service, school aid, health research and 35,000 public housing units a year for the next two years. 3. A firm statement of policy that corporation and excise, tax increases should' not be allowed to expire April 1, and that tax cuts should be made only if they don't unbalance the budget and prevent a token reduction of national debt. 4. An admission that the administration will accept from Congress any alternative to last year's plan for federal reinsurance for fostering voluntary health insurance. 5. There are two new housing proposals. One is to provice feder- al assistance for more housing for the aged, to be built by private industry or 'charitable and non profit organizations. The other, minor proposal, is to ruise home modernization loans above present limits of $2500 for three years. 6. Several important new changes in immigration law are officially proposed for the firs time. Fingerprinting requirements for people • coming to this country on temporary visas would be waived. The President also proposed to base immigration quotas on the 1950 census instead of 1920. This won't make a great deal of differ ence in the number of immigrants admitted. But a companion pro posal would allow greater flexibility in shifting quotas, if one country doesn't use its full share As far as the "hope chest" as pecia of this State of the Union message are concerned, it is" fill of just that. The President lists nearly a score of specific subjects on which he says he will send Congress special messages later • On top of all this, the Presiden again asks specifically for another scoie of proposals out of nearly 100 which Congress did not pass last year. the Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service The time seems to have rolled around again to discuss varicose veins. This condition troubles many people and Is the source of a great deal of physical and mental distress. What happens? The veins carry blood to the heart after the tissues have taken out of it some of the necessities of life. An uninterrupted flow of blood back to the heart and lungr is, therefore, important. Nature ordinarily this with great efficiency, ample, the veins near the surface of the body have folds Or valves in them which prevent the blood from flowing bacjtwards. These v cose veins and ulcers have had success. The use of elastic band ages which support the widened and enlarged varicose veins is an old remedy and helpful In many cases, particularly early ones. Varicose veins may be tied or removed by surgery. Sometimes both methods are used. Injections for varicose veins have been usec for many years. Injections act by closing the opening of the varicose vein entirely so that the blood arrnmnlishes niust flow throu 8 h some otner incy Tor If- ™in, the valves of which are normal. The treatment of ulcers is stii: difficult though are reasonably "'"aw" Darticulirlvi best are , particularly is several methods successful. The try to prevent Important in the legs, where the pressure of the blood on the veins is great because of gravity, it is the veins of the legs which are most commonly afflicted by vari- cositles, as a result of the breakdown of these valves. When the valves are broken the necessary support to the return of the blood in the veins is lost and the vein becomes swollen. It is these swollen blood vessels which are called varicose veins. Although varicose veins and varicose ulcers are primarily diseases of the middle and later yenrs of life, younger people also an: sometimes troubled with these conditions. Occasionally they even seem to run In families. Standing too much', overweight, childbirth, chronic constipation, the wearing of tight bands around the legs or hips, all apparently contribute to the development of varicose veins. Swollen veins are unsightly. Women dread them for this-reason almost as much as because of tho physical complications which they may produce People who have varicose veins •re more likely to have swollen feet or ankles than those with normal veins. Also, the poor circulation brought about by varicose veins can produce ulcers Such ulcers sometimes become enormoUR, •evertl wayi or treating varl serious swellings or ulcers by tak ing proper care, of the varicose icins early. USUALLY, every era in history that has produced a great crisis produced also a great man to meet it. And so when basketball needed 7-footers, Nature produced them. — New Orleans States. -A COUPLE without children always manages to find trouble of some sort to fill the vacancy. — Greenville (S. C.) Piedmont. • DURING the approaching presidential campaig'n year the phrase "Threw his hat in the ring" may sound silly to the younger voters who never wore a hat. — Gastonla (N. C.) Gazette. LITTLE LI2 Mony a mod has tried to pull the wool over his wife's eyes with th* wrong yarn. .«,, JACOBY ON BRIDGE Overruff Not Always B«»t By OSWALD JACOMTT Written for NEA Service When you ere ea defender, It When you are a defender, it you merely discard, your chance to overruff may come later, and in the meantime the declarer has weakened his trump position. This principle is illustrated in today's hand. It must be admitted that West's double of two clubs was quite risky. He felt, however, and with considerable Justice that he migb,t collect a handsome penealty if the cards were In favorable position and that he would lose very little even if South succeeded in making the doubled contract. This is true of a contract of two of a minor suit or one of any.suit, since game will not be made even if the contract Is fulfilled. West' opened the queen of dt monds and continued the suit, glv- NORTH 16 + 62 VAQ73 • 9842 + 784 WEST EAST (D) + Q10875 +A4 VKJ6 V10954 • Q10 *AKJ65 + K93 +82 SOUTH + KJ93 V 8 2 • 73 + AQJ105 North-South vul. Eait South Weil North 1 » 2 + Double Pass Pass Pasi Opening lead—* <} E'rskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NEA)— NO TABLE QUOTABLES: PEANKIE LAINE, about singing in .the bathroom: "I do my best singing in .he shower or the tub. It helps pr pare a person for a full, wholesome day. It should become a national pastime." MAURICE CHEVALIER: "During the last 15 years, I have done everything in moderation. That includes drinking, loving and ra ing about blondes." IDA LUPINO, about weekly TV appearances: "You cannot do a show well every week. The public will get tired of. you if you do." NANCY KELLY, about her third marriage: "I thought my marriage to Edmond (O'Brien)—would hf my first and only. But two stubborn Irishmen just didn't jell." BARRY NELSON, on his TV future now that "My Favorite Husband" is fading) from home screens:'"If I do 'another series I'm going to be very careful about it. I -would like to get as far away from the 'My Favorite Husband' character as possible." BOB CROSBY, about daughter Cathy: "Success is coming easily for her that it's got me worried." ZSA ZSA GABOR: "I'm friendly with all my ex-husbands. After all, I'm civilized." BING CROSBT, about his tele- film-producing company: "Things have leveled off. We've reached the point of no further progress." ANNE BAXTER: "It takes 10 years to be an. overnight star in Hollywood." HUGH O'BRIAN, on his TV hit as Wyatt Earp: "I'm not the leading-man type, and we're giving the villains credit for some intelligence." ANITA EKBERG, sweater girl: "Acting just comes naturally .-I don't want to spoil it by having lessons." RUTH ROMAN, about the shortage of feminine, glamor on TV: "With the exception of comedy, how many successful hows do you know where a Woman has the lead, other than a series, where the woman is nothing more than host?" EDDIE JACKSON, partner of Jimmy Durante on TV: "The trouble with entertainers today is they don't perspire. You gotta sweat or the act's no good. The showmanship Is missing, too." RICHARD QUINE, film director, about Judy Holllday: "Like all great comics, she has the ability to shuttle from laughter to tears. There are two kinds of funmakers —those you laugh at and those you laugh witrir Those you laugh with have a universal quality that makes them human beings as well as cOmics. That's Judy's type." EVA MARIE SAINT, about her "luck" in winning an Oscar in her first movie appearance: "Luck had little to do with it. I've been studying acting since 1946. I'm 31. My first TV Job was sitting in the studio and applauding with other extras 1 . My salary was $10." VALERIE FRENCH, Hollywood's latest British importation: more cards in that suit. South led a low spade from the dummy, correctly putting up the king when East played low. The next spade went to East's ace, and East led a fourth diamond. South ruffed with the jack of clubs, and this time West overruffed with the king In order to return a. low spade. Declarer hopefully ruffed in dummy, but East overruffed with the eight of clubs, Now East could lead his last diamond or a heart to make sure that West got the setting trick with the nine of clubs. The contract wasn't an easy one to defeat, partly because the king of hearts turned out to be worthless. If West had overruffed with the king of clubs on the third round of diamonds, however, South would have made his doubled contract without much trouble. "I'm getting' awfully tired of hear- Ing that British gals are basically frustrated—that they hide a seeth- mg m.ass of emotions behind a mask of supineness. I personally find that U.S. women are filled with a great deal more inhibitions —and spend « lot of time reading about their suppressed desires." KIRK DOUGLAS: "I believ* whatever success an actor or actress achieves in motion pictures is attributable to the fact that they never quite grew up." MILTON BERLE, about TV: "It's a tough racket, and I knew it when I got into it. It's a monster. It's a killer. But so is show business." •HA&-ROACH JR, TV producer. about a home-screen censorship code: "The first thing that's needed Is the producer's own" good taste. Without it, the borderline producer can find his way around any code." Bing Recalls Lavish Days Of Movies By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD HI — They wer» strange surroundings to find Blng Crosby in—the sets and stages of MOM. For more than 30 years he haa been as much a part of Paramount as the mountain-peak trade mark. But now he has trundled over to . the Culver City lot to make "High Society" with the future princess, Grace Kelly, another baritone. Prank Sinatra, plus Celeste Holm, Walter Pidgeon, Louis Calhern and other high socialites. Actually, It Is not a bona (td« MGM picture. It is being mad«^ with the studio's facilities and for its release by Producer Sol Slegel —the first ,of .such Independent films at MGM that are part of th» lot's "new look." Blng paused between rehearsals for a song number to comment that this was not his first engagement at the studio. The last was a dilly called "Going Hollywood," which he made when he first became a star In 1933. He costarred with Marion Davles. "What a picture that wast" h« sighed. "Those were the last of the lavish days. "Why, we took a whole year to make the picture. When they didn't feel like ^shooting, there'd alwaya be truffles and caviar In the bungalow." He referred io the fabulous Davies bungalow which occupied a hallowed spot on the lot. When her • Cosm op oil t an Productions moved to Warner .Bros, she took the bungalow with her. It' still remains on that lot. "There was always a small orchestra on the set, too," Blng recalled. "It ployed show tunes and other selections to keep us In the mood." 75 Years Ago In Blytheville JAN. 18 Mrs. Riley Jones had as guests Mrs. R. J. McKinnon, Mrs. G. S. Atkinson, Mrs. W. G. Card of Manila and Mrs. Bernard Allen when she entertained members of tht Tuesday Bridge Club at her home. Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer, Mrs. C. G. Redman, Mrs. Jess Horner were guests of Mrs. John Reinmiller Tuesday afternoon when she entertained members of the Tuesday Contact Club. Mrs. Clarence H. Wilson, Miss Elizabeth Ann .Wilson and Miss Frances McHSney are spending today in Memphis. Answer to Previoui Puzzl* 4 Latin children'* mother 5 Wing-shaped 6 Wakener 7 Still 8 Baked clay pieces 9 Soon Ing Bast the chance to lead a third diamond. South rutted with the queen of clubs, but West was careful to discard » heart instead of overruffing. ' v South next took the heart flnosu and took dummy'n »c« ot taut* befort West could dl«»rd any ACROSS 1 One of the Crosby boys 4 She had a little lamb 8 Tense 12 Grow old 13 Century plant 14 Nested boxes 15 Baseball's JJ c'lrls' and Williams boys' 16 Redundancy playthings 18 Trays 17 Monster 20 Heredity units!9 Mercenary 21 Air (prefix) 23 Audible 22 Auricles 24 Tallow 24 Endorse (prefix) 28 Heraldic band 25 Girl's name 27 Consumed 26 Estonian isle 30 Hire 32 Indians 34 Popular girls 35 Theater • attendants 36 Verb suffix 39 Sea eagle 40 Trousers support 41 Wine cup 42 Coral Island « Had confidence 49 One who pleases 51 Employ ' 52 Malay dt^gcr 53 Operatic solo 54 Grown-up boy 55 Soap making frame 56 Number* 57 Prosecute DOWN 1 Baseball tools 2 Molding IBemlrt 27 Thistles 42 Inquires 28 Sea bird 43 Weight 29 Essential being deduction 31 Heraldic 44 Elevator bands Inventor 33 Throaty noises 46 Check 38 Dress 40 Complete contentment 41 Emanations 47 Birthright seller (Bib.) 48 Sand mound 50 Obese li fi Iff v jp w

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