# The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE FOUR BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1954 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS 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 M second claw matter at the post- office »t Blythevllle. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 8. 1917. ^^^ Member of 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 mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year,"$2.50 for six months, S1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations Now concerning the collection for the salntit t at I hare |iven order to the churches of GalaUa, even so do ye.—J Cor. 16:1. * * * Every gift which \s given, even though It he small, Is in reality great if H be given with affection.—Pindar. Barbs The things that never get done tire the things that folks always are going to do tomorrow. * * * When those bit, red applci hang from * tree by the roadside, kids help thenuelvei 'cause they Just can't help themselves. # * -Y- Today's average stone age is anywhere between 16 and 25, and the prospective bride hopes the stone U A big one. * * * A huatwnd thinks what he says countt—until he heart hla wlfe't reply. * * • A man in an Illinois town won a prize for a good roads slogan. It's too bud we can't drive smoothly along on ilogani. The London Agreement The London conference that has brought a nine-power agreement to draw Garmany politically and militarily into the Western European orbit may well be set down as one of the great events of the postwar era. In the opinion of practiced observers, it ii potentially stronger than the EDC plan killed this summer by France. For it places Britain in close alliance with continental Europe for the first time in history. That tremendous development explains why French Premier Mendes-France would initial this pact while opposing EDC. Under the new agreement, West Germany will be invited lo join NATO, the prime existing European defense setup. It will also be made a signatory to the 1948 so-called Brussels treaty, which linked Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg in a military, economic and cultural union. Italy, too, will be added to this group. The Brussels pact members will establish an agency for control of armaments on the European continent, for continental members of the Brussels groups. In addition, Germany has forsworn manufacture of atomic, biological and chemical weapons, guided mis- sels, bombers and largo submarines. The Bonn republic pledged itself not to resort to force in any effort to reunify Germany or modify existing frontiers. These limitations on German arms and national aspirations were crucial to France's acceptance of the nine-power agreement. Mendes • France actually pressed for even more, but in the end he signed the final compromise. The French premier must be credited with having gained a lot that he sought. Yet it seems evident that detailed arrangements under an EDC pact would likewise have imposed restrictions on German armament. What pushed Mendes-France to acceptance of the new treaty was his understanding that the other nations, and especially Britain and the U. S.. were determined to approve German rearmament and political sovereignty with or without the French. In that determined drive, Britain's Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, backed by the redoutable Prime Minister Churchill, led the way. And their ultimate willingness to involve Britain closely in continental defense affairs was the really decisive factor. German Chancellor Adenauer deserves to be hailed for his realistic acceptance of limitations on his country's arms. He is truly European-minded and sees Germany's future best served through association with the West. Tl)« London Agreement i» » gr«»t turning point. France, like the others, must now ratify what lias been done. But the French surely realize that all reasonable effort has been made to allay their fears of a revived Germany. If their Assembly should reject this pact, they would understand that the principles of the agreement would most likely be carried out anyway. A great blow has been struck for Western solidarity and strength, and against the menacing Communist conspirators bent on global conquest. One cannot imagine the French have the nerve to undo in any way this historic work at London. Minority Blocks UMT In the long, frustrating months when France was delaying action on the European Defense Community, many out- sklors commonly said the French people were for it ljut the politicians were against it. That may or may not have been true. Certainly it is so that politicians sometimes do fail seriously to reflect the wish of the people, that they actually impose their own fears and prejudices in place of the popular will . From this ailment, America is not free, either. Recent public opinion polls show that 72 per cent of our people approve the idea of universal military training to create a strong reserve of trained manpower as a hedge against sudden war. All segments of the population approve, all geographic areas, all age groups, and people of all political faiths. And yet UMT .has about as much chance of being enacted as has statehood for the Atlantic Ocean. Ask your senator or congressman why. The answer lies in his own preconceptions and fears, which he rasied into a monumental bar- OF OTHERS Hospital 'Room Service' The high cost of hospttaliznitlon IB a popular discussion subject these days. For like nearly nfl other items, the per rilnm rate at. the hospital has gone up. The expenses of hospital administration have risen. So have the wages of the help. Even at thnt orderlies and mirses are not the best paid people In the world. Yet despite the dally rate, high as compared ta 20 years ago, the hospital patient may be getting more for his money than he ever has. The administrator of the Georgia Baptist hospital, Ed Peel, thinks so. He points out that new equipment nnd new methods mean better care and es.psi'.ded service to Ihc patient. New medicine and new techniques—blood transfusions, for example—have cut down on the Icnpth of patient stay. Hcncr, while the day rate is higher, the over all bill may be. and oftc nis, lower, than when grandpa went to the hospital 30 years ago. Many factors must be considered lest one condemn the nation's hospital! unfairly. The patient who .so desires can get all first-class hotel offers room service, ice water, air conditioning, radio and or television. In addition, he gets services that no hotel has yet offered. And the price |)rr day Is hiflily comparable. Besides, the occupant ol the hospital room isn't expected to tip the nurse.—Atlanta Constitution. Score One ForW& L Washington nnd Uv University has won its greatest football victory. It hn.s kicked, out the game as it is played in must major colleges in the United Suites today. Tin- trustees have voter! to drop Intercolle- gatr football entirely tor the eoininn season. They hope that Inter the school i\in resume intcrcollc- gnte competition, but on n slrirtly amateur basis. "Athletic 5.diohirM)ljw" are the root of the hypocu'itifjU. dishoni'M. overt-iiiplwM/.ed college footbnll sy.--tem. Washington nnd Lee \vi!l carry our ils cmymiiUvuMits under >oholsu:>hiyw ulre-.xdy granted, but will issue no more. That i.s the way to do the job.—Hichmond Times-DispHteh. Fine Feathers A lady in England reports thnt her white Wyandotte hen first became speckled mid then turned black Later the hen becnm? white agnin. But now it i,*. changing color oiice more. This puzzles the hen's owner 'She appealed to thp national agricultural advisory service. Those gentlemen .said they would look.-into it. It is our theory that this hen hn.s observed thai females of the human species may be blond at one time and brunet at another and has found some way to dye and then bleach her feathers.— —Wall Street Journal. 50 THEY SAY "Couldn't You Just Push It Off, Pop?' Peter Idson's Washington Column —• Tost Pace of American Life Isnt Necessarily a Killing One Erskme Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (KEA) — Hollywood on TV: "I think television s not even nearly-ready for color." That's what ace TV writer-producer Goodman Ace believes. Fresh ideas and well-written scripts is what TV needs most of all, argues Ace, and I'll second the motion based on Hollywood's experiences with color. If a black-and-white movie Is |-ood, like "From Here to Eternity," people will flock to fee It. If black-and-white TV program! are good, people will tune them in, A multicolored, unopened Christmas package can be a delight to the eyes, but the contents are what we remember. A pretty package can't help an old hat. TV should concentrate on the contents, not on the fancy wrappers. Newest bait being offered to some Hollywood names by New York TV producers is & contract clause stipulating that the play can't be sold to Movietown unless the star repeats his video role. Jeff Morrow, who just arrive from his costarring stint in Dublin in "Captain Ughtfoot," has already had two such TV propositions put to him . How are you fixed for money? Gillette's okeh. Their World Series TV coverage is costing the company$2,000,000 . . . Tyrone Power and the Mrs. — Linda Christian— would like a TV series if the idea is right,. . . Cameras roll out Oct. 11 on Ann Sheridan's series. She plays a Las Vegas press agent. HOLLYWOOD VS. New York casting: Kevin McCarthy was classed as the "unromantic" type in all his movies. On TV in New York, he always wins the girl. Promised and hoped for: Donald O'Connor and Mitzi Gaynor in a dance routine you'll be talking about. They team up on his first show Oct. 9. WASHINGTON—(NEA) — Amer- icims Just think they're living-imp too much these days and that the puce of existence in the U. S. is a killing one. This notion has been spooned out for ii long time but doctors are beginning to debunk It. They're saying that the pace may be too slow, in fact, for best health. Another popular Idcn that needs more light shed on It is the claim that there's something Inherent in the American way of life which makes deitth from heart diseases more prevalent in the U. S. than in tvny other country. There are holes in these statistics and they may lie, doctors now claim. These clwnfics In thinking were revealed here recently during the Second World Congress of Cardiology nml the l!7th Scientific .Session of the American Henrt Association. Tile country's outstanding specialists nnci famous surgeons from all over the world were present. "Every generation thtnk.s (hut its existence Is more hectic, more hazardous, more siRnificiint and more strenuous than the past one." says Dr. Irvine H. Page of Cleveland, one of the most famous high blood pros.sure speciiilists in the country. "You hoar claims that such things as the cold war upset poo- pie to the extent thnt it. hurts their health." he says. "That just Isn't true as for us heart troubles arc concerned, itnywny," he claims, • because here arc too many other factors lhat pa into causing them." expresses the same point of view. "I'm unimpressed with the so-called fast pace of American life as being any factor in the country's alleged high death rates from heart disease," lie states. "In fact," he says, "I'm not altogether convinced that the United States does have such a high mortality rate due to heart disorders, compared to other countries." Both Wright and Page point out thnt the existence of so many older people in the U. S., due to better medicine which keeps them alive longer, accounts for the seemingly high rate of deaths from heart trouble. "In a lot of these countries, especially in Asia, where they claim to have low heart disease death rates, you will find that the average person doesn't live long enough to die from a heart attack," points out Dr. Page. "If Ihe people in those countries lived longer it's obvious thnt a lot more of them would have a chance to die from various heart disorders, too." he insists. "But they're killed by something else before they get the chance," he adds. Both Page nnd Wright also challenge the reliability of statistics from oilier countries bearing on this subject. "The Scandinavian countries. England, and maybe one or two olher European countries, probably keep figures on the causes of death about as accurately as. we do in the U. S.," says Dr. Wright. "But It's obvious thnt in India, Dr Irving S. Wright. ' another j for instance, a lot ol people die . . heart specialist from New York, land are buried with no Ion made of what they died from," he says. One of the goals of this Interna- :ional gathering was to try to Isolate the specific causes of heart diseases peculiar to various countries. But the variance in the re- liabilty of statistics made this difficult, most doctors agreed. Practically all of the U. S. doctors there did admit that there are probably two elements in American life, not present to the same extent in many other countries, which tend somewhat to increase the average American's chances of getting .heart diseases. One, pointed out by Dr. Page, is the fact that Americans are becoming sedentary in their way of life. Greater use of automobiles, more labor-saving devices in homes and factories and TV viewing which keeps people sitting in their homes, all contribute a little to this condition. And physical inactivity, more doctors are claiming all the time, is bad for the heart. The other element in American living bad for the heart, the doctors agree, is a high fat diet enjoyed by most Americans. Fatty substances tend to collect on the linings of arteries and make the pumping of blood more difficult for the heart. "But we cnn't be positive about any of these things in regard to heart disease and modern living one doctor claims, "because medical records show that people were dying from heart diseases before they had high fat diets and cold David Nelson, 18, is a USC reshman this year and 14-year-old licky—Harriet laughed the news ,bout him: "We're putting bricks on Ricky's iead to keep him from growing. He's wrecking the show." CHARLIE CANTOR — remem- icred as Finnegan in the early ra- lio version of "Duffy's Tavern"— is back in harness as a regular on he new Ray Bolger show. A year ,go, when the TVersion of Duffy's .tarted shooting, he was too ill to esume his old role. Gene Nelson's estranged wife, Miriam, is Pat Perrin's assistant or CBS' big TV entertainment >last, "Shower of Stars," with Bety Grable, Mario Lanza and Harry fames . . . Tempus in a teapot iept.'. Tim Young, 17-year-old son. if Lois (Waterfront) Moran, i§ about to enter Stanford U. Prank (Fireside Theater) Wis)ar will film a whodunit series for h e picture-tube circuit titled 'Mystery Writers of America Present." It's a big money-tieup with scribes in the corpse field. . .John Hodiak will do his first Studio One show Nov. 29, costarring in a comedy with Art Carney and Sam Levine. Timetable of recent comings and goings of Roy Rogers and Dale Svans which I'm titling, "Which Way Did Who Go?" September 13—Rogers flies from. Toronto to New York. Sept. 14-— Dale Evans flies from Toronto to Hollywood, Sept. 16—Rogers flies to Toronto. Sept. 20 — Dale flies from Hollywood to Dallas, Tex. Sept. 24—Rogers flies from Toronto to Memphis. Dale flies from Dallas to Memphis. Sept. 26—Both fly from Memphis to New York. Eddie Meyhoff's explanation for the "he looks so familiar" reac- ,ion when he's emoting in "That's My Boy": "I look like everybody." "THE ADVENTURES of Ozzle and Harriet" may be emulating "Dragnet," "Make Room for Daddy" and other hit TV shows as a big screen movie. The idea is buszin* in the heads of Ozzie Nelson and Harriet HII- lard, they told me, and it may be a musical version because of their me-time band leader-vocalist partnership. They were teamed by one Hollywood studio in a'before-TV filmu- sical but the result wasn't happy Says Ozzie: "We wanted to make It good, but the studio wanted to make it cheap. The studio won the argument." One of the first to put a TV show on film, Ozzie's beaming over video's progress In projection of celluloid and he argues: "The only way you can tell live TV from film now la that once in a while you know it's live because of the panic on an actor's face when he forgets a line or a cue." 75 Yian Ago In The Agricultural Department today estimated 1939 cotton production at 11,928,000 bales, a reduction f 452,000 from the September estimate. Mrs. R. P. Klrshner, member of Chapter D. PEO Sisterhood In Blythevllle and second vice president of the Arkansas State Chapter, will leave tomorrow for Houston to attend the Supreme Convention to which she is a delegate. A 'daughter was born today to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse M. white. She hag been named Martha Ann. Mrs. James B. Clark, Mrs. L. L. Hubener, Mrs. J. W. Adams Sr., and Mrs. C. E. .Crigger Sr., went to Batesville today for the unveiling of the United Daughters of Con- federarcy marker. PLAY TIME at school must b« frustrating to some young demons. There is hardly anything they aren't allowed to do. — Greenwood (Miss.) Commonwealth. Written for NKA Service , j-v p Written for NEA Sen We DOCtOr JtiS — By EDWIN r. JORDAN. One reader wonts to know sonic- as much ns possible from exposure thing about skin cancer because] to the sun. she has a rash with a u-rnble itch j indeed they are move likely to on tier body and is greatly worried j Develop in Ihe first place in peo- that [his may be cancer. By way ; p(e ij|; e sailors and farmers who of reassurance It can be said that j s p ent i a lot of time in bright sun- Ihis is almost certainly not cancer I shine though that is no reason why the The taking of reasonable precautions can save a lot of grief. The patches of keratosis can be cut treated by X-rays or the .... .^v-.v, needle, if necessary, the :u-ly idrntificiition and appropri- j cnoice O f method depending on :ite treatment < %;l n certainly save a j s j ZCp locution, 'and most of all on great deal ol trouble. {the judgment, of the physician. Any sore on the skin or around the mucous membranes of the lips. trouble should be neglected. Cancer of the skin, however, and some of the signs which precede it shoulti be pcm-v:\Uy known, since | pj near the eyes, or nnywht-re else which does not heal as quickly us one. thinks it should, ought to be j watched with suspicion. If the skin queen or so outside, there would be some logic to the bid. North's olaoing continued the dark ways. He was certainly justified in bidding his major suits, but he should have bid four spades over three no-trump. It was a cinch that South had more than a singleton spade and thnt the hand would piny safely nt four spades. There wns no such safety at three no-trump. West naturally opened the seven of diamonds against the actual contract of three no-trump. East carefully played the discouraging deuce, and Shelnwold casually won The actual skin cancers, too, can be treated by surgery. X-rny, or I radium or combinations of these, j If the patient has not been care- • loss about letting some warning | sign run on too long the results Hell, no! —Selective Service Director Hcrshey when a.iktd to pose with National Guard Lt. Roy Cohn. * * ....* Yes Ihcrf weir fl.es. The only fresh meal In our soup was dfnd tiles.-Newsman Donald Dixon on Red CluneM Imprisonment. \ has a lump or ulcer by all means , f rom s kin cancer are not to let the doctor look at it. Some such • g rca uy feared. sores or lumps will be onncer; j they are so easy to treat while they are .small nnd may be so I hard niter they have grown a while \ that there is no sense in delay. | There are nko .some skin eondi- j (ions which may lead eventually to cancer and therefore should be watched even if not treated so that they can be ntt:irkcd at the first ' sign of caiu'crous change. The ; most important of thoe are the j scaly, brown or bhick patches which are quite common in elderly people nnd are usually located on the parts of the skin most exposed be • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Written for NEA Service By OSWALD JACOBY Expert Shows His Tricky Methods For tricks that are vain and ways that are dark, some bridge players arc peculiar, " At least to the sun and air. These patches, tnnt ; s the way the defenders felt when today's hand was played by are, called keratoso Kern loses are not cancerous when they st.irt though they .so often develop in that direction that jt is sometimes—but not always— a good idea to remove them. There are .two inliiRs which nl* tt'nys seem wise, however. One is to \vntrh them because if they A row it may be a d.im;er Menal; the other is lh.it pei>oiw wl; ciate, Alfred Shelnwold, in a recent tournament. East began the trickery with his opening bid of two diamonds. This Was meant to be a weak two-bid, but It isn't a very good sample of that sort of bid. Those experts who fnvor the weak two-bid arc usually WEST VJ1096 »T4 + KQ95 NORTH 9 A A J 10832 VKQ73 484 EAST (D) AQ« V A 2 » Q 10 8 6 5 2 + J106 SOUTH A94 V854 • AKJ9 North-South vul. South W»l North Pass 2 * Pass 3» Pass Pasi Eut 2» Pass Pass Pas; Opening l«ad—* 7 Pass 2N.T. 3N.T. the trick with the king of diamonds. The idea was to give East the impression that West had the jack and nine of diamonds. West would surely lead the seven if he had J-9-7 of the suit, and then the suit would be within one trick of establishment. After his tricky play at Uie first trick. Sheinwold led the nine of spades. West played low, dummy ducked, and so did East. This was correct play on the part of the de- _ . _ to have more slreiiRth In ! fenders. Declarer led another diamond, whereupon Shelnwoli produced the nine of diamonds to win the trick. While East mumbled something explosive and uncomplimentary. South led a heart to force an entry to the dummy. There was now no way to stop declarer from winning 10 tricks: five spades, a heart, three diamonds, and club. . Now see what happens if South wins the first trick with the nine of diamonds, exposing the true situation in that suit. When East wins the queen of spades, two tricks later. he shifts to the jack of clubs. South must duck, and the ten of clubs is led. South ducks again, whereupon West overtakes with the queen of clubs to lead the jack of hearts. BEFORE YOU fall In love with a pair of bright eyes, be sure it isn't the sun 'shining through the back of her head that makes them bright. —Carlsbad (N.M.) Current-Argus. POME In Which Is Noted Th» Reaction of Certain Motorists: Drive too fast And be aghast. —Atlanta Journal. SCIENTISTS are proud of their progress with the atom, which they report, soon may power our ships, planes and trains. We'll be proud of them too when they come up with some way to use that energy to push our paint brush, fix those back steps and weed the garden.— New Orleans States. 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I covcrinfl « tendency to develop Ihese patch- If Enst's diamond were headed ing M liwuld ley H> protect their ikln ' t>r nos-quMn-Mn. wllto p*rhtp« » A§ ««p«cted, Eiit l«d «aoU»r W a. u si