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PAGIIIGHT BLYTHEVITJ.*! (ARK.) COT-RiT,R THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1958 TM BLYTMEVILLE COURIER NEW8 THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. w. RAINES, Publisher • iWRT A HAINE6, Editor, Assistant Publisher FAULD. HUMAN, Advertising Manager .tianu, M.enijjin». ^^ __ -~~~Enter«d as second class matter at the" post- offict at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1911. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bv carrier in the city of Blyheville or any auburban town where carrier service u mam- U ™y d 'matl. P withir?R radius of 50 miles, $6-50 per rear 13 50 for six months, J2.00 for three monthts; by mail outside 50 mile zone, J12.50 per year payable In advance. MEDITATIONS And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thoti considered my Mr»»nt Job, that there h none like him in the e«rth, a perfect and an upright man, oM that feareth Go*, and escheweth evil? —Jofc 1:1. * * * Obedience, submission, discipline, courage — the« are among the characteristic* which make * min.Sftmuel Smiles. BARBS An Ari»na man was shot during a crap game. Marx *e dice were loaded, too. * * * Th« air of ewr larfe citi« fc s»Id to hoW ions ft «rta. Wonder how much of it is true. * * * A writer says a. spatter is al a disadvantage m talking into a "Mike" instead of directly to an audience. Still, microphones can't throw things. * * * People alwajs want the highway improved, but Mike to fo from r.ta to tax. * * * Sprinkling bans in some lections of the country have made useless the signs that read "Keep Off the Grass."' Road Blocks Up Ahead The battle lines for the Big Four foreign ministers' meeting at Geneva Oct. 27 are now being drawn. In fact they are being fixed so firmly that a stalemate appears almost inevitable at that conference. Within the past few days the leaders of the West have decided to give priority at Geneva to the issue of German unification. This is the one matter the Russians evidently do not wish to discuss realistically. As has been well aired before, the Kremlin will have no part of a unified Germany attached, as Western Germany now is, to NATO and the allied family of free nations. The only idea the Big Three diplomats have come up with to make such an agreement halfway palatable to the Russians is a European security pact to protect all sides from a remilitarized, Western-oriented Germany. This plan, authored by Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden of Britain, is now being hammered into final shape for Geneva. But everything indicates the Russians will not buy it. They believe time and circumstance are on their side. Having established diplomatic relations with the Bonn government of Chancellor Adenauer, they think they can deal directly on the unity issue without the intervention of the West. They do not expect the crusty old chancellor to buckle and give them the kind of unification the Communists •want. But they know he must die some time, and they figure his successor might not resist so well the pressures within West Germany for restoration of the full nation. Perhaps they imagine that even he will find his purpose eroded by time, that he will one day make a deal with the East German Red regime because he has at last realized unity any other way is impossible. However that may be, the immediate propsecl for settlement of the question at Geneva is dark indeed. The Geneva agenda does have two other major items, disarmamnet »nd th« improvement of East-West contacts. Progress of the disarmament effort.! recently made under UN auspices does not augur well for this item. Perhaps tht foreign ministers can find some way to break the log jam, but it would b« a surprise if they did. East - West contacts already havct ghown some betterment in the months before and after the "summit'' meeting at Geneva. Further improvement surely would be welcomed. But it is exceedingly doubtful that this alone would bt enough to allow th« world U «»il tht foreign i ministers' meeting as » great triumph. Once Oct. 27 arrives and the diplomats of East and West get down to cases, they will find themselves hard pressed to keep the heralded "spirit of Geneva" from flagging. Skeletons in the Closet Curious operatives of the post-Peron regime in Argentina have been digging into the ex-dictator's effects he departed Buenos Aires hastily. The findings are astounding. He maintained several dozen apartments. His bountiful wardrobe included 400 suits, 200 pairs of shoes, 40 sports caps, and so on. There were ample signs that he paid steady attention to the ladies and indeed lavished jewelry and other finery upon them. He was said to have stashed away jewels galore, and to have held 20 million dollars in "made money" in a suitcase, ready for immediate departure. If the new Lonardi government is not making all this up simply to discredit Juan Peron (we must assume they are prepared to offer proof), then it is clear the flamboyant ex-president is the King Farouk of the Western Hemisphere. . One may wonder what impact these disclosures may have on the "shirtless" one" among the Argentine labor force, who were said to have thought of Pefon as one of them. Power corrodes most men. Peron was easier prey than most to its corrosive effects. VIEWS OF OTHERS Free Enterprise U.S. capitalism has come in for favorable comment from an unlikely source—the secretary-general of the French Socialist Party. M. Guy Mollet told the National Press Club in Washington that American free enterprise "deserves its name." French capitalism, he noted, is frankly not so hot. He's right, of course. The United States has a high standard of living because we have here, not only a relatively "free" economy, but a tradition of risk capital. U. S. businessmen are not satisfied with making this year's profits equal last year's as they are in so many European nations—France in particular. In the United States, this year must be better than last and next year must be even better than this. The typical American desire to get ahead and to get ahead of his competitor is a vital force in our capitalistic economy. That drive is missing in France. Management in America takes risks, has imagination, and moves progressively forward. That businsessrnan who doesn't, is left out in the cold in our competitive market. But basic to all this is the factor the French socialist leader—like all socialltst, including U. S. New Dealers—fail to see. Only in a free economy, an economy unfetted by government imposed controls, can the benefits of mass production be passed on to the consumer inexpensively. A look at the record ought to convience anyone. Nations which have free, capitalist economies are leading socialist nations or nations with semi- socialist governments. At the top is, of course, the United States but on the continent of Europe, the West German Republic is a dramatic example of how a free economy can produce. And Great Britain, her economy now relatively free of the controls imposed by the Socialist government, f.s coming out of her slump.—-Kingsport (Term.) News. Tradition In Making Ten years after the end of World War II in Europe, the Russians have promised to release 9,fi26 Germans held prisoner as war criminals. But the Germans say about 100,000 of their countrymen still are captives. This sort of thing, at the present time, helps to explain the hatred that some European nations feel toward each other. If in some future years the Germans and Russians are referred to as "traditional enemies," it likely as not will be the result of such abuses of victory as this, as much as or more than the atrocities committed in war. — Lumberton (N. C.) Robesonian. SO'THEY SAY He (Argentina's Peron) stayed in office on his enemies- until now. — Dr. Alberto Qalnza Paz. Peron's most famous victim. * * * If we folded, what about the Yankee-i? They couldn't beat us. we took them for the season, 139. There's no mystery about what happened. W« just stopped hilling at the worst, possible time.— Cleveland's Al Iiopei;. * ¥ * Kf. <F.is«nhowcr\ U every body'* President and everybody I know i* praying that he will have an early and complete recovery and that he will have a happy tour of duty for the ivst of his term.— Harry s. Trunmn, * * * I pniy—that now that we won, I could die In pe*c«. I thank my l*oid that he let me ice I 111* tiny.—Brooklyn fun Carle* Marchand, who pr»ye4 »t door <X Dodgers' ticket offlot. One Sneeze and . Peter ft/son's Washington Column — Despite Rhubarbs, Wilson Calmly Shapes Nations Military Plans WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Charles Wilson has probably been the subject of more headlined rhubarbs than any other member of the cabinet. At the same time there is probably less public understanding of the job he has done than any of the other Administration officials enjoy. However, if there is any one person in the U.S. who has a keen, appreciative insight into Wilson's Pentagon ar.compHshments. and] cares less about the Secretary's i off-bat headlines, it's President Eisenhower. Long before Ike's heart attack Wilson luid won the President's fullj confidence in his ability to direct' the US. military program, subject] only to National Security Council and presidential decisions. And in spite of any jockeying for power which might so on among top administration officials in Ike's absence, Wilson will not lose this authority he has by virtue of the President's confidence and trust. That also ^oes for incorrect reports of Wilson feuding with Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey over cutting the military program to balance the budget. Wilson would like to see a balanced budget just as much as Humphrey or anyone else. But both men are too smart to damage the military program to achieve it. In spite of the great personal re- spect that Ike and Wilson have gained for each other, nothing resembling the "crony" relationship has developed between the men. Humphrey is really the only member of the Cabinet who has won more than a cordial official relationship with the President. Wilson regularly saw the President three times a week—at Cabinet meetings, at the meetings of the National Security Council and for regular personal conferences. It was during these regular conferences, which sometimes lasted more than an hour, that Ike learned the full details of what Wilson was doing at the Pentagon. Wilson was accomplishing things J which Ike had always seen as aj vital necessity during his military; career, but which he had not been able to do himeslf. That was to establish firm management controls over the military j organization and apply businesslike technique to running it. j When Ike was in the Pentagon! as unofficial Chairman of the Joint" Chiefs of Staff after World War II| he tried to gain a degree of control over the sprawling- defense program by spotting "bright young men" around in key places and ordering them to just watch. Ike's "smart young men" gimmick never did produce much. But Wilson did. For example, Wilson had a private session with Ike before the President went to the Geneva con- ference. During it the President asked Wilson the size and number of the bases the US. had around the world. This would be a major subject at Geneva, Ike said. To Ike's utter amazement Wilson promptly handed him a repori which had the name, status and size of every U.S. military base warehouse and installation in the U.S. and abroad. T t had long been an ironic joke in the Pentagon that a complete inventory of what the services owned didn't exist. But Wilson came up with one and Ike wa. e impressed, knowing that such a document—ha-s- always been- consid ered impossible to compile, It's typical of the tmgla morons but fundamental kind of thing Wilson has done in the Pentagon. Most important of Wilson's accomplishments as far as Ike is concerned i.s success with the so- called "new look/' It means that every branch of the service is well on its way to achieving a maxi- um atomic weapon capability. Within six months Wilson will report that this is complete. In the meantime Ike will see that no thins 1 interferes with this goal whether he has to back Wilson from the sick bed, golf course or office. Maximum military strength for the U.S. .built around atomic and other new weapons was one of Ike's prime goals when he took the oath of office. the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN' P. JORDAN, M.D. Unfortunately no remarkably ef-| fective new treatment has been j developed for Ihe rather common condition known as sinusitis. Nevertheless, correspondents continue to ask for discussion of this .subject of which Mrs. T's letter i.s a good example. "My .sister," she says, "suffers from extreme sinus headaches. She is 31 years old and is trying to hold on to her teaching; job. Due to the damp weather here, she seems to get worse every year and I should like any information you can pivR me on somewhere else in Ihe United States where ft person with a sinus condition can breathe normally. This condition must he, hereditary because my sister's 10-j year-o\rt son is showing the same signs." Before going on to a general discussion of sinusitis, it should be said that so far as we know sinusitis is not nn hereditary disease• nnd the fact that Mrs. T's sister's son is also suffering from sinusitis should probably merely be consider nd as nn unfortunate coincidence. Treatments of many kinds are, nnd have been, used for sinusitis. Since the symptoms are often partly the result of the pressure of accumulated pus and mucus within! the m u c o u s membrane lined! pockets of the sinuses, temporary i relief is sometimes obtained by i washing them out. often with fluids contnining drugs which shrink the membranes. Sometimes serm-killinir drugs such ns the sulfa.s or the antibiotics are helpful. Operations are frequently employed, most of them aimed Rt enlarging the opening from the sinuses into the nose sn that the mucus and pus can drain out more easily. In spite of nil those measures many victims of sinusitis continue to suffer. Many, like Mrs. T,, have written asking whether they could expect relief by changing the climate. Theoretically, Ihe best climate for a person with sinusitis is one tn which there Is not much change in temperature between night and day. A temperature of 6R degrees to 75 degrees with the air neither too dry nor too moist but with a little breeze from time to time would be ideal. Parts of Florida and southern California are quit* close to this ideal. (Ask a Chamber of Commerce to supply Information,' Some places in Arizona and New Mexico, although quite different, appear to be good for some sinus sufferers. In most parts of these states, however, there is a great deal of fluctuation between day and night temperature and the air is too dry- to be satisfactory for some sinus sufferers. I know of some who become even worse in such areas. When a person with sinusitis wishes to consider a change of residence It Is best to try the new climate for several weeks or months before making a final decision, even though this is both difficult and costly. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Clever Playing Ties Up Foe By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NK AServIce There isn't a good name in English for the end position in today's hand. Some experts call it by the French name "en passant" borrowed from chess, since South makes his trump "in passing." Whatever name is used, the play is very fine. West opened the king of diamonds, and declarer won in dummy with the ace. At first glance SMALL FARMERS who may be forced by the agricultural depression to migrate from the farm to take jobs in the city may face the not-too-bright prospect later of having to migrate back to the country because automation has done away with their city jobs. — Lexington Herald. LITTLf LIZ A girl Is often faced with fhf problem of making up her mine to stay home or her face to get oul. WEST NORTH (D) 1 A874 V A Q .1 » A 5 4 4 K J 107 EAST A A 1092 ¥964 »962 * AQ5 ' W 107.1 »KQJ1073 4863 SOUTH * K Q .1 5 3 VKJ81 « 8 4942 North-South vul. North Eii«l South WeM 1 * Pass 1 * 2 » Pass Pass J ¥ Past 2 * Pas* ^ * Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— * K Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NI.A Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — <NEA>— The Laugh Pnrade: During the long location filming: of "Oklahoma!" a bus driver, not too bright, was assigned to the film company. After several weeks of listening to a playback machine blaring out "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" and other hit tunes from the show he could stand il no longer. Driving the director and his staff lo their hotel one evening;, he said: "Look, /ou guys are spending millions on this picture. You'd think you could afford some NEW music. I've been hearing since 1942." this stuff ever ''Whisky," says Joe K. Lew-Is.! "improves with uRe. The older get Ihe better I like It." Guy Madison, TV's Wild Bill i Hicbok, recently filmed a Ford: Theater show in which he wore at luxedo. On the first day of shooting j he wore the tux to lunch in u I restaurant across the street from ;he studio. A couple of smalt fry spotted j him on the way and one said: "There's Wild" Bill Hickok." "It can't be," replied the other, j "Wild Bill wouldn't ever have tOj work as a waiter." j Ruth Roman, Bob Slack and; Virginia Mayo spent a couple of j weeks in Colorado working with aj tribe of real Indians for scenes in| ••Great Day In the Morninp." After their return to Hollywood, Ruth and one of the crew were discussing the movie and the crewman said. "Too bad about the Colorado sequences." "What do you mean?" asked a puzzled Ruth." "It's those Indians." said the crewman, a born cynic. "It's too bad they didn't use Hollywood Indians. Those real Indians just don't look like Indians to me." some water?" The quiet waiter leaned over and whispered: "Why don't you set fire to yourself?" As a reward for her commercial spieling on TV's "Studio One," Betty Purness' sponsor equipped the kitchen of her New York apartment with all the electrical appliances she displays. Special high- powered electric lines had to be installed to carry the big load, plus a swUch panel that looks like something from Boulder Dam. .."hen Ed Murrow's "Person to Person" crew moved into her apartment for Betty's guesting on the show, the chief CBS electrician checked the place, beamed and said: "Miss Furness, for the first time sinei> this show started we won't have to run in any cables from the street. You have enough electricity in your kitchen to run the whole show. In fact, you may have enough clcctrit-ity in your kitchen to run the whole show. In fact, you may have enough to run the entire CHS network/' During a recent controversy with a star, the head of a major studio told his secretary: "Please come in and clear off my desk so I can pound on it." Martin Ragaway's definition of a hypochrondiac: "Someone who doesn't feel well unless he's sick." Joey Adams' great collection of laughs in his latest book, "Strictly For Laughs," includes 'one about ruff. South led another club to knock out the ace, and East returned another diamond to make South ruff again. Now South was down to the blank jack of spades, and East still had the ace-ten. How was South to avoid the loss of two trump tricks? The only hope was to cash all the side tricks and lead from dummy at the twelfth trick. Hence South cashed the king and queen of hearts, followed by the king of clubs. East had to follow suit to all of these plays, after which he was left with his two trumps. When dummy now led the last club, there was no way for East to shut out declarer's jack of spades* East could make only the ace of trumps, and South fulfilled his contract. Q—The bidding has been: North Kilt South Wot 1 Diamond Pass 1 Spade Pass 2 Clubs Pass ? You, South, hold: 4K 10985 ¥141 «4I +A7« What do you do? A—Pass. You should not mike a second response with such • we»k bind unless lour pwtur nukes a forcinjr bfd. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: *K1098S ¥I4J »A4J 471 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow Jonathon Winters says a friend of his mnde 12 straight passes at a dice table—ami then the girl slapped him. Jack Haley's favorite line as ft speechmaker: "I feel like a mosquito in a nudist colony—I don't know where fii begin." Alan Young's blonde wife. Ginl. agreed to have her hair darkened for the premiere of "Gentleman Marry Brunettes," in which Alan .stars. "You're lucky," said Alan. "I didn't star in a film titled 'Climbing Mt. Baldy.' " 15 Years Ago In B/ytriev//;« The Blytheville Chicks, boasting a perfect three-game record and an uncrossed goal line, are expected to Bet the acid test tonight at Pine Bluff when they face the defending champions, the Zebras, in the outstanding Arkansas high school game of the season. Cash farm income in Arkansas has increased from the depression low of 578,000,000 in 1932 to S133.S83.000 last year and will possibly go even higher this year according to Charles Rose of Roseland, member of the board of directors of Mississippi County Farm Bureau. Mrs. Charles Alford was elected president of the Elliot Fletcher chapter. United Daughters of Confederacy at a meeting held at the home of Mrs. W. M. Taylor; Mrs. A. M. Butt and Mrs. J. W. Adams were co-hostesses. "Uncle Tom" Bass, who was 71 years old yesterday, was complimented with a birthday party on the lawn of the Assembly of God Church. The 125 present showered the honoree with gifts. THE GOOD OLD DAYS: When you could judge a man's financial status by looking at his car. — Gastonia, (N. C.) Gazette. EXPLANATION of the week leaving most to be desired is the coffee roasters' reason for coffee price Increases: higher price of cofee. — Jackson (Miss.) State Times. Domesticated Answer to Pravious Puzzl* South was very happy with his contract, although he had had misgivings during the bidding. The complications appeared later. At the second trick declarer led a trump from the dummy and won with the king in tils own hand. He got back to dummy with the ace of hearts to lend another spade, and this time won with the queen of spades in his own hand. West's diamond discard was n disappoint- mont. South next led n club nnd finessed . dummy's Jack. East won with the queen of clubs and returned a diamond to make South ACROSS 1 Web-footed bird. 5 House pet 8 Young cow 12 Toward the sheltered side 13 Before 14 Iroquoian Indian 15 Lease 18 Goddess of infatuation 17 Cleave 18 Bars legally 20 Sowed 22 Born 23 Steamship(ab.) 24 Halley's, for instance 27 Prohibit 29 Seaport («b.) 25 p 32 Harem room* 33 Precept . 34 Beverage 35 Small tumor 36 High in stature 37 Be moody 38 Comp»H point 39 Shoemaker 1 ! implement 40 Annual income (Fr.) 41 Doctor (ab.) 42 Natural channel 43 Talkinf bird 47 Lure Jl Pen nime of Charles Lamb 92 Fish eui 94 Famous EnjlUh Khool SSCease M Bitter vetch 57 Peruse 58 Carry (coll.) 5» Summer (Fr.) DOWN 1 Challenge 2 Rubber \rees 3 U.S. coin 4 Chemical compoundi 5 Stop 6 Wile 7 Golfers' mounds 8 Goddess of vegetation flDry 10 Exist 11 your pets 19 It's nice to have a animal 21 Domestic slave 14 Bovin* critten 26 A horse has one 27 Male cow 28 Entire 29 Stupefy 30 Animal hide 31 Seize 33 Uncooked 36 Edible rootstock 37 Irish (pl.) 40 Operated 41 Hang in folds 421.amdlirostral birds 43 Nuisance 44 Singing voice 45 Tumult 46 Large plant 48 Genus of willows 49 Fuel 50 Conclude* 53 Worthless table scrap n mm*- 8 9

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