The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1955 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, November 2, 1955
Page:
Page 6
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

PAGE SIX BLYTHEVn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER J, 1951 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 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 o( Blyhevllle or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius ol 50 miles. JS.oO per year, J3.50 for six months, $2.00 for three monthts: by mail outside 50 mile zone, 112.50 per year payable in advance. MEDITATIONS The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of hi* grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.—John 12:17. » » * The body of the resurrection is the body with the spirit is clothed for its celestial life.—Bishop roster. BARBS The wife who has a temper she can't control usually has a husband she can. * * * Weak ends will be disastrous lor > lot of football teams this year. * * * Now is the time to save the old razor blades. They'll come in handy to scrape soap and wax off your windows after Halloween. * * * An Oklahoma man left his fortune to his farm horses. Relatives got just a horse laugh. * * * The fellow who spends most of his time minding other people's business usually knows little about ihs own. What's Next for the Soar? No responsible Western diplomats are pretending it was not a setback to Western solidarity to have the rich industrial Saar region on the German-French border emphaitcally vote down proposed internationalization of the area. But we can be moderately reassured by the fact that neither German Chancellor Adenauer nor Premier Faure of France chose to read disaster in this unhappy outcome of the Saar plebiscite. They exchanged expressions of good will. They promised (o work for continued good relations between--Germany and France, and for general European unity. This will now be more difficult of achievement. The French had insisted on Europeanizing the Saar as a price for their support of German rearmament and admission to NATO. The tiny Saar long has been the subject of German claims and French counterclaims. International control was the only solution the French would accept short of the Saar's unification with France itself. French leaders and Adenauer had agreed on this answer, and both French and German parliaments had endorsed it formally. But the citizens of the Sarr said "no," thereby upseting all the well-laid plans. What now ? Presumably the Saar will continue for a while at least in its present status: an economic union with France but a government largely free of either French or German control. The Saar population, mostly German, voted for this economic arrangement two years after World War II. In legislative of 1952 the overwhelming majority favored continuing the union and also endorsed political Europcanization. In the latest plebiscite it has not voted l.o end the economic tie with France, but seems to have reversed itself on the issue of internationalizing. A heavy pressure campaign by narrow German nationalists undoubtedly had much to do with the result. There certainly is no likeihood that in the light of this vote the Saar will soon be attached again to Germany, as it was before World War I and then from 1935 through World War II. If Western diplomats have any bright ideas left after this debacle »t the polls, they are not yet revealing them. France over recent years has made it eminently clear how firm is its resistance to the return of the Saar to Germany. By this plebiscite, the nationalist Germans, who made their weight felt in the Saar have have made equally plain their determination not to let the prize slip permanetly from their grasp. It is a real stalemate, and » challenge to Western leaders who wish to preserve and enhance the strength of the free We«Urn Astonishing Achievement With United Air Lines ordering 30 jet transports and thus adding to the growing swing toward jet-propelled commercial aircraft, we might take this time to bow respectfully toward the researchers and industrialists who have made this development posible. Jets, of course, came into military use near the close of World War II, and since have become a commonplace in military circles. Because they have been around for some time, we perhaps have been a little too casual in appreciating the labor that has gone into them. Jet engines are remarkable power plants. Adm. DcWitt Ramsey, president of Aircraft Industries Association, points out that it would take 25 sleam engines of 3000 horsepower each to match the full power of the six jets on a 600-mile- an-hour bomber. Yet the bomber weights only a hundredth as much as one steam engine. Only great engineering talent plus large sums of money judiciously invested could produce such results. To the engine makers, all credit. They have given America its chance to lead the world in the newest and posibly the most astonishing phase of aviation history. VIEWS OF OTHERS Tax Cuts, Willy-Nilly That seasoned old realist, Senator George of Georgia, has pronounced what is probably the wisest word that has been heard on taxes in many a month. He predicts that in 1956 Congress will cut taxes "whether one approves of it or not." This, of course, is election-year wisdom from a man who has seen the political parade for a long time. What he is telling us is that the compulsions working on congressmen in such a year are simple ones that relate to their judgment of campaign necessities. To go to (he voters without a fresh tax cut to offer is to a politician almost as foolhardy as striking out across the desert without an adequate supply of water. The delicate arguments of the financial wizards do not govern their thinking. Thus it is actually of secondary importance that Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey now believes that federal finances may be in condition to justify a, tax reduction next year. Not too long back Humphrey voiced serious doubt that the government's ledger would be in such favorable shape by 1956. He was looking for a deficit somewhere around 2.4 billion dollars. Today he sees that deficit prospect as only 1.7 billion dollars. That smaller sum could be wiped out entirely, the secretary thinks, if the various government departments can trim their expenses 3 per cent. The result would be a balanced budget — an administration ponl since the presidential campaign of 1952. Under these circumstances, Humphrey would urge cuts in both personal and corporate income taxes, presumably of a size that would not once more unbalance the budget. All this sounds pretty neat and logical, if it should work out as Humphrey foresees. But, as noted at the outset, the gentlemen who will be running for office in 1956 will not require the support of either logic or wisdom to convince them it is proper to cut, taxes. They live in a world where logic and wisdom intervene only occasionally. They live by political rules and axioms of long standing. To follow them means, they believe, survival. To flout them they are quite sure spell.s oblivion. — Gastonia <N. C.) Gazette. The Worries Some Have U. S. Treasury is having a rather attractive type ot trouble — trouble which would be n joy almost anywhere else. The Treasury has too much money on hand — the crisp, ne\v paper kind. The Treasury, believe it or not. Is one place wheer the demand for money has fallen behind the supply. Every head of a household may pause at- this point to enjoy the unalloyed bliss to be afforded by mere contemplation of such a circumstance. But to cease digressing: Because it sees a chance to save money, paradoxically, by making less, the Treasury has directed the Bureau of Printing and Engraving to slow down its presses during the present fiscal year until the present excess of money is unloaded. A 12 per cent, slower production rate is expected to save the government $1.3 million in printing costs. It's worries such as this the Treasury wrestles with. But there are many skeptics who will find it difficult to share its optimism* that every American will have enough paper money to meet his needs during the next 12 months. — Mattoon (HI.) Journal-Gazette. SO THEY SAY It is the number nnd Quality of our technical people that determine the rate of our atomic progress. It is not uranium — or money. -— Ml- chale Michaclis, consulting engineer. * * * All women of the world appreciate cosmetics find use them to their Advantage and American women are elegant, — V. S. Tomofcyev, Russian housing official touring the U. S. * * * When they (OOPi come out (of San Francisco's Palace), it will he the Bull Palace. — Harry fi. Truman on the OOP's decision to hold their •OttvwUon in th« Cow PaUcr Worse'n a Dozen Black Cats Peter Ed son's Washington Column — Prospects far Disarmament Agreement Soon Appear Gloomy WASHINGTON — (NEAi —(U.S. would be given access to Rus- With the United Nations five-pow-j si:m installations, Russia would not er .subcommittee on disarmament; be given inspection rights over in recess while the Big Four for-1 U.S. bases in England, Europe, eign ministers wrestle with thei North Africa or the Far East, problem at Geneva for a spell, a' which are on foreign soil, re-review on the lack of disarmament progress is being made. Eight high-ranking military leaders, industrialists and educators have been assigned the job by the so-called Secretary for Disarmament, Harold E. Stassen. The Eisenhower plan for ex- exchange of military blueprints and aerial inspection is still said to be basic American policy. The Russians also say that aerial inspection would not be enough. Ground inspection of ports, rail But this proposal — first made, tive check on any disarmament by the President at the, Geneva i program or atomic* bomb ban that summit meeting last July — has' m jght De worked out later, emerged as a greatly oversold, or I Great optimism has been at least overbought, bill of goods. ] pressed that at the U.N. disarma- ) The general assumption has been; men t talks in New York this fall, that the plan was a complete an-!R Uss i a n Delegate Arkady Sobolev | States, and taking Russia ofi that spot. But the main (rouble today seems to be that there is no real drive for arms reduction in the whole wide world. The United States has its own far-flung, mtiltibillion-dollar arms aid program for non-Communist and highway centers would also, countries. The U. S. is urging Jabe necessary. | pan and German to rearm—fast- In his letter to Marshal Bulgan-i er. At North Atlantic Treaty in. President Eisenhower indicates! headquarters in Paris, Gen. Althe United States will go along on! fred M. Gruenther appeals for no this. For if an effective anna-1 reduction in the arms budgets. .The inents inspection system can be [only U.S. defense cuts are to be set up, then the first great step made by firing civilian employes. will be taken to provide an effec- swer on disarmament. Russia has rearmed East Germany and North Korea. Russia has provided much of the heavy armament for Red China.__Ru_ssia ex-1 controls the Eastern satellite 'armies. Russia has offered arms to Austria and Yugoslavia, to Arabs and Israel. Communist. Czecho-j ^ Washington sources now admit 'of "reaching agreement on all de- privately that the Eisenhower plan; tails of an acceptable system of was never intended to solve ev-: disarmament." Last year at Lon- erything. It was a temporary so-' don, all Ambassador Jacob Malik lution only intended to allay the; did was make propaganda possibilities of sneak atomic at- speeches. admitted there was * possibility Slovakia has delivered, through the tack,s while permanent arms limitation is being worked out. Sobolev's final statement to the full, 12-nation. U.N. Disarmament The Russians seem to think they > Commission in,. New York was have more to lose than to gain by ! something of this nature. He want- this blueprint exchange. j ed to have the last word in putting They point out that whereas the; blame for failure on the United Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By EKSK1NE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Hollywood on TV: Peggy King, pardon me, the NEW Peggy King, is on a glamor kick .The perky singer of Goerge Gobel's .show has lost 10 pounds, had two iront teeth capped and lightened her hair. . . . Television's new cycle of giveaway "Giveaway." being adapted for aj Broadway paly and then .a movie . . There's a February escape] date on Gale Storm's contract with! luxury cruise ship as a follow up I to "My Little Margie." . . . George j Sanders says he's considering a | telefilm series — playing a ring-, master in a show with a circus background. Wonder if ex-wife Zsa \ Zsa Gabor will pop up in thCj cast? Phil Berle called the midget of the Spike Jones aggregation. Bil-' ly Barty. lo see if he was avail-; able for brother Milton's NBC-TV I show. "I can't, Phil," said Billy,, "I've got yellow jaundice." [ "That's great.;' answered Phil.j "It's a color show." ) A biff-screen version of "Make; Room for Daddy," due for film-j >ng next spring, won't be "unfair" , to audiences. At one time there wns talk of, writing four of the TV show's plot lines together, but now Danny j Thomas is insisting on a complete-j ly new story. "It's a problem, i though." he told me. "We have so: many premises that we've got | none." i to town, people rush to thratcra. H the flops are pluyinjr. they itay Imme nnd watch TV. England's bitf TV Variety show, now that bi^ salaries are being paid to stars there, will be "Sunday Night at the Palladium." U.S. stars slated to appear for money comparable to what they get at home are Lena Home, Johnnie Ray and Bob Hope. Channel Chatter: Lauren Bacall will co-star with Noel Coward on the "Blithe Spirit" spectacular in January. . . . The Theresa Cell! who played a role on Climax the other night is Mrs. Barry (My Favorite Husband* Nelson in private life. . . . CBS wants Marlene Dietrich to play hostess and a dramatic role in its anthology scries, "The Legionnaire." It's the same series nixed by Errol Flynn when it was titled "March Or Die" . . . With 68 "On the Waterfront" films in circulation, Preston Foster's stepping into a. new series. "Test Pilot." The pilot reel will be lensed in a few weeks. -old Mickey Brari-; dock, who will play the juvenile j lead io Screen Gems' "Circus • Boy," is the son of George -Dolenz. the home-screen star of "The Count of Monte Cris few Soviet port of Odessa, the first shipment of a reported 80 million dollars worth of heavy arms for Egypt. Russia has warned Iran not to join the Turk-Iraq-Pakistan British defense alliance. In the light of these deeds, all the words about reduction of armaments are made meaningless. This is interpreted as the real reason why U.N. disarmament talks seem so futile. the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service. By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. A young lady writes that she has rhea involves first the removal of seborrheic dermatitis and wants to [the crusts and accumulated fatty material and later the use of stimulating applications. Dandruff and oily seborrhea are comparatively mild conditions, but they have to be distinguished from serious ones. know if this means she is going to lose her hair. I can imagine i that this situation is causing the i young lady a good deal of mental; distress! ' First I should like to reassure. this girl that while the scalp disease known as seborrheic dermatitis may cause some falling out. of the hair, it is unlikely to lead] to complete baldness. j Furthermore, if she gets the proper treament she can probably get over all or most of the condi- i Hon. though I must say, in sonic instances, it is rather stubborn. ; This brings us to a discussion of; diseases of the scalp known med-j ically as seborrhea. The best j known of these is simple dandruff! or dry seborrhea. The other, pvin-i cipal variety is oil seborrhea' which may be associated with inflammation of the skin itself, in which rase it is called seborrheic dermatitis. Any kind of seborrhea, while it Is pricipally a scalp disea.se, can extend down to the eyebrows, ihej fare and even other parts of Ihe body. I Either variety apparently inter-' feres with the nutrition of the hairs[ so that they tend to fall more, easily. I In oily seborrhea the hair and : scalp teel greasy and are hard to ; keep clean, because dirt floating! in the air sticks and the hair fol-j (teles clog tip with oil nnd tiny scales of skin and dirt. The cause of seborrhea is obscure. No limit; parasite or germ has been Identified, though there are reasons to believe that some kind of infection may be at least partially at fault. However, seborrhea of either kind commonly starts after the general! hen U h has been lowered by such things as infection or fatigue. Anemia, constipation. Indigestion, lack of fresh air and exercise, and the uearing of stiff and ill-ventilated hats are also believed to contribute to the development of seborrhcn. No easy or quick cure for se- borrhoa is available. If some chronic, weakening dlsea.se is present, it .should, of course, bo treated. Tht local treatment ol aebor- JACOBY ON BRIDGE Has Pitfalls By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service One of the advantages of the "weak" two-bid is that it tempts even expert opponents to do foolish things. When todays hand was played in the national championships, a couple of months ago, West certainly knew enough to pass the hand out at two diamonds, but he yielded to the temptation to take action. From then on it was hard to stop East from acting. East passed the double of two diamonds, electing to play for penalties. Now Myron Field, whose team eventually won and will go to Paris in January to play for the World championship, rescued himself In hearts. East doubled with satisfaction and waited for the slaughter to begin. West could actually have set the, contract one trick (hardly a slaughter) by leading a spade. East would take two spades, enter the West hand with a club, discard on the king of spades, and ruff a fourth spade. The ace of trumps would be the setting; trick. West had no way of knowing what it would take to set the contract. The bidding hinted that East had good diamonds, so West led the 'five of diamonds. Field won it in dummy and cashed another high diamond to discard the singleton club. He then led the trump from dummy and finessed the ten from his hand when East played low. The contract was now home, but Field was in the market for over-, tricks. He led the king of hearts 'ears back, Mickey was the vie-: '.im of a hip bone disease and j nade a miraculous recovery. j Hollywood still can't resist slug-f ring TV. | Talking about her hubby Tom! Swell in "The Lieutenant Wore | Skirts," Sheree North winces: "Well, maybe he Isn't exactly in author—he writes for televi- ion. But I knew that before I narried him. I love him anytfay." People tired of TV and return- ig to the movies? Truth or bunk? Even a Hollywood trade paper can't agree with itself on the question. The Hollywood Reporter on October 12 said: "TV is get- ing more potent every day and is ceeping more former theater pa- .rons at a home using their sots during; the important evening hours." Same paper Oct. 14 under the big banncrline: "Movie TV Viewers Back to Pic- ,ures"— "Moviegoing among TV viewers has jumped 60 per cent on veekday nights over 1954. according to findings of the eighth Vi- deotown Survey conducted in New Brunswick, N.J." All I know for surt is that a movie today is a hit or a flop. No in-between. If a good movie comes! Q—The bidding has been: South West North East 1 Heart Pass 2 Hearts Pass •t You, South, hold: A3 VJ8753 »/. KJ642 +A What do you do? A—Bid four hearts. Your very doubtful choice of one heart at your openjnff bid has borne fruit, and you must take full advanUf e of It. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: *K3 VAJI05J «AK61 *8 S What do you do? Anwer Tomorrow Peck Looks At Madison Aye. Boys By O BTHOMAS 2B HOLLYWOOD '.f. — Sociology note: Gregory Peck is back from a field trip to observe the flora and fauna in the canyons of New York's Madison Ave. The reason for this research is Peck's next picture. "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit." The best- selling novel concerns a onetime combat officer who tries to keep up with the hectic pace of the TV and advertising world. The significance of the title is that the Ivy League-cut gray flannel suit is virtually the uniform ot the eager young men seeking their fortunes along Madison Ave. He's Afraid When Peck reported.on his findings, he was wearing brown slacks "I got a gray fiannel suit back there." he explained. "Ivy League 1 cut and everything. But I'm afraid to wear it. "I can just hear what people would say—'Why don'i you wear the picture's title on your back?' " Peck said he spent several days talking to. young men in two big advertising agencies and one network. "I found they lived like most men of their age," he said. "Perhaps they have more drive and ambition than most men. For instance, I talked to one fellow v/ho started selling furniture retail. He found he wasn't reaching a very big market, so he went into wholesale furniture. That wasn't bio: enough for him. so he decided to go into advertising. It's Everything "These men think that advertising is everything. They point out that most of the big cigarette concerns are headed by advertising minds. Since there is so little difference in cigarettes, advertising is the deciding factor in sales, they clam." Peck said he didn't notice any of the "huckster" element that was depicted in the book of that name. He added that the men he talked to didn't like "The Man, in the Gray Flannel Suit." They thought "it was stacked" against the network president, a major character in the book. The film company shot some backgrounds In Radio City, Grand Central Terminal and other areas where TV-ad men hang out. NOW that the rock-the-boat season is over the thought-k-was-a- d3er season will open shortly.—Hamilton County (Tenn.) Herald. NORTH (D) « AKJ 1087 4871 WEST EAST AK985 AACJ y 83 » AJ7 * 53 #9642 + AQ105« + K962 SOUTH A-10742 VKQ109854 Both sides vul. N ,rlb Eul South H'tJt ft • Pass Pass Double 2 V Pass Pass Pa»s Pass Pass Pass Double Pass Opening lead Some men ore foolish enough K> expect o lot* model rtenogro- pher to bt on tkiw. .M.. to force out the nee, ruffed « club return, drew the last trump, and led a low spade. West played low. and Field played > low spade from dummy. This fine play was based onj sound reasoning. If the spades were 3-3, it didnt matter whether! dummy played high or low. If the spades, were 4-2,.which was more, probable, the best chance to bring i In the ten of spades eventually wns to piny low from dummy in thei hope that East had only two high} spades. Declarer could give up two spades U) East and une dummys jack to force out West! high spade. There was Just time enough to bring In Ihe ten of spndes as an ovcrtrlck, and South scored 090 points on a hand that the opponents rould have passed at two dl«- mondi. i Literary Lesson Anjwer to Previous Puiile 1 ACROSS ' 2 "For 1 Author,' ,l'T b f r o , Franklin 8 what P°*'* 4 Book part raven sa,d 8 Narrow board 4 Outmoded 12 Hall! 5 Toward the 13 Landed sheltered side 14 Wan « ".arge beam 15 Bulgarian 7 French coin sumrr.sr 16 Evening songs 8 Extra 18 Attired » Load 20 Upright 10 Fish Muce SIFbheggi H Try K Otherwise 17 Wi« U Hli ptn name counselor was Elia " Serious 26 Hone's gait 23 Misplaces 27 Young dog 10 Onc-celtod animal BMuilul compotitioo 14 Animal endow* 15 Rubbir 36B*fow S70bMTV«* UEMentUl btioc tOMUttoir BM! « "Somrthlat » About ••™~* U Foot ipptrti UTrlfonom function* 4»Rettrict Bl Turn right HUncloM MChUfthpart 14"Lavender •nd old — 25 Love god 40 Intermediate 20 "Canterbury 41 Serfs " 42 Flat-bottomed 27 Traveler boat 28 Shoshonean 43 Pueblo Indian Indinas 44 Individuals 29 Peel 46 French river 31 Lowest 47 Weird 33 Birthmarks 48 Withered •" 38 Get free 50 Rodent MS*J» MQolf nwundi HCwtil DOWN lUtudorMd

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page