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PAGE SEC BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER ft, 1954 1HB OOURHR NEWS CO. H. W. HAINSS, Publisher KARRT A- HAINE8, Assistant Publisher A. A. KIEDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Soltf 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 Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 2Sc per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year, $230 lor six months, $1.25 tor three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him to his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Faran. —I Samuel 25:1. There Is a tear for all that die; A mourner o'er the humblest grave. — Byron. Children should never be allowed to hear their fathers play golf. :•' ' ' '' — ' -.•' * '» * Dressmakers went on strike in a southern plant. So what? Sew nothing! ' . ' * • ' * * A Texas mechanic told police he stole an airplane for a lark. Skylark? "".''" ''"V "' / ' * * ' # Many a bride, when opening ihc fruit she cans this summer, is going to get an awful Jar. * * * One advantage in getting in on the ground floor is that you don't have to : climb. Why Defend Quemoy? Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said the thing the nation, wanted to hear when he voiced confidence that American military might would succeed in turning back any Chinese Communist attack on Formosa. Formosa's strategic importance to the United States is well established. It is part of an island chain that also embraces the Philippines, the Ryukus (Okinawa) and Japan. This chain is America's first line of defense in the Pacific. The loss of any link would imperil the rest. - . . But, publicly at least, Dulles stepped into new ground when he told newsmen pressing him on the issue that the defense of Quemoy, the Chinese Nationalist island seven miles off mainland China,, is "primarily related to the defense of Formosa and is being considered and studied in that light." The key to this comment may be in the words "primarily related." The question in citizen's minds is just how Quemoy's defense is related to Formosa's. Since the latter is upwards of 100 miles from the mainland, it is nearly as far from Quemoy. It's conquest by Red China would thus hardly put the Communists a big stride toward Formosa. To contend, therefore, that the U. S. defense barrier must now be bulged westward 100 miles to include an island within shelling distance of China's mainland is really to advance a whole new defense concept. When the high-level studies alluded to by Dulles are completed, the American public should be given a clear understanding of the place our military experts give Quemoy in the strategic picture. There is no question that Quemoy in Chaing Kai-shek's hands is a valuable weapon of harassment against the the Reds. And if they should ever seriously attempt an invasion of Formosa, the Quemoy Nationalists could prove a source of major inteference with Red attack plans. But supposing that inteference did ; not occurr, that the Reds seized Quemoy before undertaking a Formosa invasion ? Would Formosa be doomed or its defense even moderately comprised because Quemoy had fallen first? American military men have made no public representation to this effect. Nor have our diplomats, until Dulles used the :. words "primarily related." Until he or they explain those words, the American people cannot help having certain doubts about this country's posturing in the Far Pacific. If we are to defend Quemoy in event of attack, we really ought to know why. VIEWS OF OTHERS A Champion All western North Carolina is proud of Judge Sana M. Cathey of Asheville who has been selected to receive the 1954 President's trophy as the outstanding handicapped man of the year. Judge Cathey has been the sightless champion of the cause of the blind in North Carolina for the past 35 years. He lost his sight on a construction job in 1912. Three years later he enrolled in the State School for the Blind at Raleigh determined to overcome his handicap. Finding that the University of North Carolina did not at that time allow admittance to blind students he led the fight to change the rules and became the first visually handicapped person to graduate from that institution. Through his efforts legislation was initiated to provide tuition and Braille textbooks for the blind in North Carolina. He was one of the creators of the North Carolina Association for the Blind. He has served without compensation as board chairman of the North Carolina Blind commission since its organizataion. No better choice could have been made to receive the President's trophy.—Shelby (N. C.) Daily Star. We note in some dismay a sudden rash of things going the wrong way. Thomas H. Danaher of Texas flew his light aircraft from Canada to Ireland only after detouring over Paris. Batista Per- •eira-of Portugal won the English channel swim after swimming in the wrong direction for a while. All this naturally recalls the days of Dougals (Wrong Way) Corrigan who made the wrong way the right way by piloting a moth-eaten plane on an unauthorized Atlantic flight. Those days, incidentally, were the days of 1938. And college boys were swallowing goldfish right and left, or up and down. For heaven's sake, let's not go back to all that again I—St. Louis Post- Dispatch. Different At Grass Roots Last May the minisiters and elders making up uie General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U. S., the Southern branch of Presbyterianism, fell in line with the "liberal" thinking so prominent among religious leaders/and voted to recommend the end of segregation in Southern Presbyterian churches and church-supported institutions. Yesterday the Presbyterian Synod of South Carolina voted by a large majority to continue segregation, saying, "it is the sense of the Synod of South Carolina that it is in the best interests of harmonious relations between white and Negro races in this section at this time that the present enrollment policies in the institutions under the control and support of the synod be continued." A number of Southern Presbyterian churches and other church units already have rejected the General Assembly's recommendation. It seems the idea of ending segregation does not look so rosy at the grass roots as it does from a big meeting like the General Assembly. But the grass roots reaction is what counts most. It reflects the sentiments of the people. — Chattanooga News-Free Press. It Began With a Rose The international color race is on — with more hues in the news than almost anything else. It all began in Moscow when a Soviet horticulturist' boasted of developing a rose that changes from white to pink to yellow to brown to red — all in seven days. Not to be outdone, the western world is bravely fighting back. A mink farm operator in Anthon, Iowa, has announced that he has succeeded in breeding his furry livestock in 12 different colors. A Highland Falls, N. Y., woman says she raises canaries in the unlikely shades of cinnamon, apricot and mahogany. A man in Ascot, England, claims to have bred the first true blue Pekingese in dog history. Blue from tip to tai^- she also has dark blue eyes and her name, logically enough, is Blue Rhapsody. It's Moscow's move now and the reds — numbering radar, butterflies, the juke box, "bezebol," seedless grapefruit, democracy, Hamlet and the wheel among their inventive triumphs — will surely come up with a chartreuse sunset, a shocking-pink caterpillar or a black orchid before the week is out. Business Rivals The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that an employer is not compelled to bargain with a union operating a rival business. The role of unions in business has become so extensive, that the committee urgently recommended that Congress should investigate fully the various business arrangements it found. It also recommended for contempt of Congress witnesses who refused to testify to their part in some of these business arrangements and the income it paid them. — Medford (Mass.) Mercury. As Maine Goes SO THEY SAY If v/omen would tend to their pots and pans and forget about gossip there wouldn't be so many hurry-up calls to the fire department.—William G. Brandt, retiring Chicago fireman. * * # # I shall not under any circumstance* be a candidate for any public office this fall.—Gov. Thomas £. Dewey of New York. * * * I am convinced that the Viet Minh are animated by nationalism. An far is I am concerned, there i« only one leader on the other side, and he to Ho Chi Minh.~Brig,-Gen, Christian de CM- teriet. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD (NBA) - Behind, MGM. But here's an eyeopener: the Screen: The trouble with women, a Hollywood expert tells me. is that they don't stand in the right places. Honest, dolls, you gotta fit your figures to appropriate backgrounds. That's what the-man said and he should know. He's Robert Boyle, the U-I art director, and he whispered that he tells movie queens where to stand—and sit—and that's why thy always look so good by comparison to ordinary dames. So if you gals don't happen to have an art director around the next time the baby sitter takes over and you step out as a party wow, here's some advice from Boyle: Thin women shuold stay away from columns and doorways. "You'll look skinnier," says Boyle. Chubby damsels should avoid standing: in front of Venetian blinds and furniture with rounded corners. His advice to tall dolls: "Don't stand near short men or low tables." Short women, he tips, should stand on a step or sit down. Redheads must avoid red and green backgrounds and brunets should Helen Rose, who designed Jane's trousseau when she married Geary Steffan, is dittoing for her new union. * * * If Ingrid Bergman accepts the role of Amelie in "Lord Vanity" offered to her by Darryl Zanuck, she will have to play love scenes With Bob Wagner, her junior by almost 20 years. Something tells me that Ingrid will say no. JESS BAKKER, undismayed by the court decision in favor of Susan Hayward, picked up his twin sons as specified in the custody agreement, and took them to 1 Lone Pine for a vacation. * * * Suzanne Alexander, the beauty from "Along Three Dark Streets." spoted this mixed-up marquee sign on a Hollywood theater: Demetrius and the Gladiators and Susan Slept Here." * * * Lois Butler has recorded her first pop record for RCA-Victor: "My Heart Cries' 'and "Let Me Hold You in My Arms." You'll be asking for more. look for. light backgrounds? "Who cares about a background," asks j F ox wiU film a sequel to "Gentle- Boyle, "when a blonde is around?" i men Prefer Blondes " one of its As art director on Maureen top money makers, with Marilyn Peter Ed son's Washington Column — Scientists Are Working on Way To Cut Costs of Atomic Energy WASHINGTON — (NEA)— Pres ident Eisenhower's participation by remote control, in Labor .Day groundbreaking ceremonies for the new atomic power plant in Pittsburgh focuses new attention on some of -the cost elements of this new form of energy, which should be ready in three years or so. Until a short time ago, the only price tag put on the uranium fuel which will drive the atomic power plants has been $9000 a pound. In a recent speech, however, Dr. Lawence- B. Hafstad, director of the Atomic Energy Commission's Research Development division, quoted a. figure of S20 a pound. The difference of $8980 a pound was so great that an explanation was called for. When produced, it developed that both figures were right, but they are for two different kinds of uranium. The $9000 per Ib. uranium is the refined, concentrated isotope known as U-235. The $20 per Ib. is the natural 0-238. THIS NATURAL URANIUM 238 contains only seven-tenths of one per cent of the rich U-235. This is about one part in 140. It is the complicated process of separating out the 'CJ-235 that shoots up its cost to the $9000 a pound figure. Both kinds of uranium are needed to provide the energy that will heat the Water to make the steam to drive the turbines that turn the generators to furnish the electricity to heat and light the futuristic house that Jack builds. says Dr. Hafstad. In the center of enriched U-235. At $9000 a pound, this would cost $1,800,000. Around this core would be, say 50 tons of natural U-238. At $20 a pound, this would cost $2,000^000. The purpose of this natural Cranium is to act *.R a blanket around makes the initial cost over per kw. capacity as compared around $130 per kw.- or under $8 million for a conventional coal- steam power plant. Where the scientists hope they can eventually bring down atomic power costs is in the development of the breeder reactor. O'Hara's "Lady Godiva of Coventry," Boyle says he's practically on vacation because "Maureen doesn't need background effects. She'd look good standing in front of a handball court." GARY CROSBY would have liked to skip his last year at Stanford and do his CBS radio show right through the winter. But Bing put Ms foot down. Gary gets his college degree or else. It's what Dixie wanted for all four of their boys. * * * Producer Hal Wallis is looking for a comedy for Shirley Booth. She nixed a screen musical as a follow- up to - "About Mrs. Leslie." About Shii'ley: She just bought a Cod home. Cape Jane Powell and Pat Nerney will Monroe and Jane Russell reteam- ed. Tommy Noonas, who was Marilyn's sugar daddy in the; picture, has already turned in a treatment of the follow-up musical. . . . Richard Talmadge, adventure hero of the early silent era. is now a second unit director at a major studio. CATHY CROSBY, 15 - year - old sprig of Bob Crosby, made her singing debut on her dad's daytime TV show.' "She's gotta be good," says Bob, "because she's the only girl Crosby around." * * * HOLLYWOOD ON TV: Liberace .didn't shout it to the world that the sponsor with whom he vacationed in the midwest is an undertaker. . . . Margaret and Barbara Whiting decided not to pair up for TV in their proposed series, "The Whiting Girls." Margaret will go it alone in Jane winds up "Hit the Deck" at the core of enriched uranium. It I DR. HAFSTAD GIVES THIS O +/-\'V\<-« ^-T^* rt v^xstt-t-MAH.^. XI 1 -i _ r-f i AAiiO stops the neutrons as they_ split off in the critical mass of "enriched uranium in the core. As these neutrons collide with the U-235 atoms in the natural uranium, the heat is generated which is the atomic en- other design to get this ergy. One same result is to put one rod of pure U-235 metal to say every ten rods of natural U-238 in a blanket of some other material, like carbon, to slow down the neutrons. The amount of heat generated is then regulated by withdrawing or inserting the rods of U-23S. WHAT RUNS UP THE COSTS for atomic power plants is not so much the cost of the uranium fuels, but the shielding and con- of the dangerous radiations. The cost of the firs: commercial ype atomic power plant being built by Westinghouse for Duquesne Power and Light Co. at Pittsburgh is now estimtted at $55 million. This is much higher than an equivalent coal-steam power plant would be. Atomic scientists calculate that his plant will produce 60,000 kilo- This would be a typical setup, watts of electric energy. That typical example, using the 200- pnund core of U-235, surrounded by 50 tons ui natural uranium, as outlined above. The initial fuel charge here would cost $3,800,000,'exclusive of plant costs'. This charge would furnish energy for several years. After it had "cooked" that long, half of the rich U-235 core would be burned up. There would be 100 pounds of it left. correctly judged that game at no- trump was nevertheless more likely than''game at a minor suit. West opened the six of spades, and dummy naturally won with the singleton ace. Now declarer had to make a key play. See if you can pick it out for yourself before you read on. South counted on winning four diamonds, two spades and two other aces — a. total of only eight tricks. He would eventually need the club finesse to develop his ninth trick. The question was whether to begin with the clubs or with the diamonds. The correct play at the second trick is to lead the queen of clubs the Doctor Says— Written for VEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D. It. is appropriate at the begin- The advice of the physician who ning of the school year to review one's children's status so far as protective vaccination or immunization is concerned. Most children are given several of the vaccinations they need in the very first months or years of life. But often, in order to insure continued protection, these injections should be repeated one or more times during the school-age period. Furthermore, new developments continue to occur; it may well be that some of the older high school youngsters did not receive the tox- oid injections against tetanus or lockjaw which are now so commonly given to small children, and therefore could profit by it. takes care of the child from birth should be followed when it comes to giving protective innoculations. Remember that the situation may change. Certainly these vaccinations are largely responsible for the much better chance of living through childhood which youngsters have now than those of even 50 years ago. Here are some of the things to consider. Vaccination against smallpox is usually done within the first six months after birth. After this vaccination (which should be and almost alxvays is a 'take" at that age), immunization against diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus (lockjaw) are often done. These are often given together by or before six months old usually in four doses. EDC conferees ferret for foibles in the Mendes-Fxance proposal. Or as the French say: Cherchez le gimmick.—St. Louis Globe-Democrat. WAITING for some women to finish talking is like looking for the end of the roller towel.—Greeneville (Tenn.) Sun. for a finesse. If the finesse hap- But In this process, -some 200 i pens to win, South can switch to diamonds and run nine tricks without trouble. When the hand was actually played, the club finesse lost, but West could not give declarer any gray hairs. If West led another spade, South would get a free finesse. If West, instead, shifted to hearts, South coild win an knck out the ace of diamonds while he still had every suit under control. Now go back to the second trick and see what happens if you lead a diamond instead of the queen of clubs. East steps up with the ace of diamonds and leads a spade, after which you are in the soup up to your ears. j You can take the king of spades, or you can lose a spade finesse and have the king knocked out one trick later. You have only eight tricks, anf when you eventaully take the club finesse it will lose, and the rest of the spades will set you. pounds of plutonium would .have been produced in the blanket. This Plutonium could be separated out. Half of it could be put back in the core, to bring its charge back up to the original level. The other half of the plutonium could be taken out as a by-product "profit." This illustrates the secret of the breeder reactor, in generating more fissionable material than it consumes. "It enables all of the original uranium charge to be consumed. And it enables the furnace tc be recharged With only the $20- a-pound fuel. This will cut atomic fuel costs down considerably from the $9000-a-pound level use4 in pre-1 vious calculations given to the i public. by Mercury-International. . . . Mona Freeman's back from New York, unhappy about having to nix all those TV offers. But RKO said No. . . . The Marianne Stewart who appeared with Keefe Brasselle in a recent "Star and the Story" telefilm i3 the wife of Louis Calhern. She retired a couple of years ago to study operatic warbling. * * * A romantic crack-up between Rock Hudson and U-I script girl Betty Abbott? "She says: "We were never a . romantic item. We enjoyed each other, had fun on dates, but never talked about marriage. There was no romance to break off." the you Watch Partner's Bid Then Make Play By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When your partner opens bidding with one of a suit need 13 to 15 points to jump to two no-trump. You can make the same bid of two no-trump with only n or 12 points if you make some other response first. Then your bid is only invitational, not forcing. In today's hand, for example, South had a good 12-point hand opposite an opening bid. He wanted to invite a game, but he couldn't quite demand it. Kence he bid his rather mangy heart suit first an 75 Years Ago in Blyt/ievi/lc— Headlines: Fleming, Kentucky Bows To Blytheville, 51-0, Chickasaws Display Improvement in Win Over Kentuckians. Sixty people attended the dance given by the Bachelors club at the American Legion Hut last night following the Blytheville — Fleming, Ky., football game at Haley Field. Fourteen members of the executive board of the Woman's Club were entertained with a luncheon yesterday when Mrs. J. G. Barnes, Mrs. George Barham and Mrs. B. A. Bugg were hostesses. IF YOU have trouble getting a man to take your advice, try telling him not to shave until tomorrow.— Ellaville (Ga.) Sun. Screen Actress Answer to Previous Puzzle These four are probably the most important protective innoculations for children. All of them, including smallpox, should be repeated in the later years of childhood to reinforce the resistance. Entry into school is a good time to consider such repetition. Sometimes a question of other types of innoculation comes up. Among them 'is that against typhoid fever, which is a germ disease usually contracted from contaminated water, milk, fruits or vegetables. If a person is going to some part of the world where the sanitation is poor, innoculation against typhoid and possibly other disease* may b« desirablt. SPEAKER at the WAVE national anniversary reunion said that if the nation adopts universal military training it should recognize that "women are very essential, too." A fact which any draftee would be the first to recognize. — Arkansas Gazette. . AFTER LOOKING at pictures of football players looking at plays explained on a blackboard, the question is how did anyone ever think a boy can be dumb and still a good football player? — Kingsport (Tenn.) Times. NORTH (D) AA V J 9 5, 21- WEST AQ9762 • 962 4K9S EAST A 10 3 -13 • A 410532 SOUTH AKJ5 V A 10 7 3 • 10 8 73 North-Soul h vul. tfcrth Eait South West 1 • Pass 1* Pass 2 • Pass 2 N.T. Pass 3.N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—A 6 ACROSS 1 Screen actress, Valentina 8 She is a performer 13 Adoring 14 Rear 15 Cooking utensil 16 Make lace edging 17 Ascended 18 Gaelic 20 Sounded, as a bell 22 Pewter coin of Malaya 23 Mineral rock 69 Dinner courses DOWN 1 Promontory 2 Smell 3 Decays 4 Transpose 5 Consume 6 Trap 7 Aleutian island 8 Combine 9 Boundary *& TIE U N 27 Fills with fear49 Blotch 28 Weary 50 Started 29 Auricular 51 Mohammedan! 30 "Emerald Isle" priest 32 Huge (comb, form) 33 God of love 10 Garment 11 Froster 12 Volcano 21 >!"-; *• J. _" ^^ 24 Legal point 28 Weep 27 2& 29 BREAKFAST could be the' hap-! ma<jc the invitational non-jump) piest meal of the day. It's just that | bid of two no-trump at his next it comes so early. — Greenwood (Miss). Commonwealth. turn. North accepted without hesitation. the invitation North had 15 ! points in high cards an knew that ^ INCOME TAX is a game of hide- j South had 11 or 12. The total was ] and-scek; the tax collector seeks enough to supply a reasonable play ! your hide.— Carlsbad (N.M.) rent-Argu*. Cur- i for game. North didn't like his (singleton spade, of course, but be 25 Roman bronzelS Eternity 27 Expiate . 30 Comparative suffix 31 Above 35 Humor 36 Withered 38 Unclothed 39 Assam. . silkworm 41 Mona -— 43 Sun 44 Denomination 45 Article 46—-Ross 48 East (Fr.) 50 Obstacle 51 Devotee 54 Simple 56 Festival 60 Feminine appellation 62 Turkish title 64 Ship's record 65 Greek market place 66 She has played many ing roles 68 Measuring device 34 Depend 37Puff up 40 Goddess of infatuation 42 Camel's hair cloth 52 Sapient 53 Horse's gait 55 Demolish 57 Century plant 58 Learning 59 Agents (ab.1 61 Anger 63 Qualified 47 Unit of energy67 Pair (ab,) 35 39 b5 52 b YO * m* "W. 10 HP 30 55 b. m" 1 ' U) Ib "a VJ Ll 31 •J3 33 31 W 57 53

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