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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17,1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH* COURIER NEWS OO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher HARRY A. HAINBS, Editor, AsolsUnt Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York. Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, MemphU. " Entered as wcond claw matter at tl» po«t- offlce at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act at Congress, October 8. 1917. Member of The Associated Press " SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city o( Blyhevllle or any auburban town .where carrier service is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius oJ 50 miles, $6.50 per vear S3 50 for six months, $2.00 for three monthts: by mail outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable in advance. ^^ MEDITATIONS For Israel end the Philllstlnes had put the battle in array, army against army.|—I Samuel 17:21. * * * War in men's eyes shall be a monster of iniquity in the good time coming.—Charles Mackay. BARBS Conversation among women would probably be cut in. half if they said only things of importance. # * * A member of the FBI says a crime is committed every 18 seconds. Not counting those on his TV set. # * * Talking things out with little tots Is still the best way to whip them Into shape. # * * The more you let other people talk about themselves the more interested they are in you. * * * Porgetfulness is a virtue only when you forget the grievances you have against other pepole. Regulating the Crowd A meeting at Indianapolis on flying safety has brought to light some astonishing facts that demand urgent, energetic attention from our top civil and military aviation authorities. We have heard a lot in recent years about the "crowded air" over our major airports. Only now are we beginning to learn how truly dangerous this congestion is. W. G. Jensen, of the Air Transport Association, representing the scheduled lines, gave the conference details of the agency's survey of near-misses in commercial flying. He would not confirm a statement which The New York Times says has be«n "generally known for some time": that the survey showed four incidents daily in which airliners missed each other by perilously close margins. But he asserted that 65 per cent of the near-misses occurred in full daylight and 43 per cent under conditions with 15 miles or more of visibility. And he noted that almost a third took place in the nation's chief terminal areas— New York, Chicago, Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Kansas City and Miami. To underline what is happening with the great growth of civil and military aviation, Lt. Col. Jack Tuellcr, chief of the Strategic Air Command's Flying Safety Branch, reported that since Jan. 1 this year there have been several hundred incidents in which bombers and fighters narrowly averted mid-air collision. And not all of them miss, of course. From the second half of 1950 to the second half of 1052. Air Force collisions in rnid-air rose from four a month to seven. Since then the rate has leveled .off. Naturally Air Force planes by the nature of their business often fly in close formation with relatively small clearance margins. But there is more to the matter than that. There was one case where a B-47 jet bomber flew head-on in clear daylight weather through a formation of three other B-47's, damaging two of them. Though military arid civi! air operations differ markedly, there is a big common element in the congestion problem they face. Both seem to need stiff new rules 'of traffic control, affecting pilot and tower operations alike. And both need vastly better electronic control devices, despite all the wonderful progress made in this field in recent years. The airline's safety record in 1965 hasn't matched their brillient 1954 showing, but over recent years the performance has been generally execellent. The evidence suggests that this is due to their technical operating skills and just plain luck. Certainly the rulei «vnd conditions that govern flying today leav* a great deal to U dwlrtd. Burned Once Too Often Two of the nation's top public opinion poll takers indicate now that they probably won't try to do any serious forecasting of results in next year's presidential sweepstakes. They have sharp memories. In 1948 everybody got burned when former President Truman knocked off Governor Dewey. Four years later, caution naturally was the rule, and nobody forecast President Eisenhower's big sweep. If Mr. Eisenhower should decide to run again, the pollsters might be heartened to get into the fray on a bigger scale. They figure he'd give them some mar- gain. But if he takes himself out and another close race looms, they'll concentrate on measuring more predictable things—like who's liable to buy a TV set in 1957. The fact is the poll takers haven't yet found a satisfactory formula for forecasting elections accurately—and they know it. VIEWS OF OTHERS Another Valve Turned Ever think that congress sometimes doesn't knoj? what it is doing? Well, some congressmen think that occasionally. As evidence, here is a statement by Rep. Graham A. Barden of New Bern, chairman of the House commitee on education and labor: "When we tinker with our economy, without knowing what we are doing, we are very much like the man who goes into a factory and begins to turn machinery on and off to see what will happen. Our economy is more complicated than the machinery in any factory. If a man goes in and turns some valves he may let steam off, he may make an engine run faster, but again he may blow the whole thing up. I am not interested in that kind of experiment." These rcmearks, quoted in the current issue of "We -The People," were made by Congressman Barden in opposition to the proposed SI an hour minimum wage bill. That bill has become law, effective next March, so the. valves apparently are going to turned, regardless of what happens. Rep. Barden favored a 90-cent minimum wage, the same figure that President Eisenehower advocated. Who promoted the $1 minimum? The The congressman said: "Except for members of Congress and spokesmen for the big labor unions, only one witness personally appeared before the committee to advocate a minimum rate of $1. He Is a former member of this House who spoke for 12 textile mills. After he gave his reasons for the »1 figure he was asked whether any of his clients were paying less than that amount. He said, 'No.' However, some of his competitors were. So you can see it was quite a sacrifice for him and his clients to ask that a II rate be fixed for all."—Lumberton (N.C.) Robesonian. Indians Fight Integration-Ugh! The Muccosukee Indians of south Florida do not want their children to go to Integrated schools with white children. In fact, they are so strongly opposed to integration that they say they Will fade away in the deep recesses of the Everglades, where truant officers cannot find them, before they will prmit their children to go to white schools. The reaeson for the Indians' opposition to integrated schools is not at all flattering for the whites. They say If their children go to school with whites they will learn to He and steal, as the white children do. The MticcosukMs have sent a representative to Washington to seek ratification of a treaty •which would Rive them their own land and assure them of their right to follow their own way of life. The News-Free Press, believing no race should be compelled to mix with another race against tte will, thinks either officials in Washington or Florida should give the fiercely independent Muccosukee Indians the relief they seek. The state of Florida maintains segregation for the white and Negro races, as it should. And it should do as much for th Indians. Manwhile, the admirable example of these self-respecting Indians should be called to the called to the attention of both whites and Negroes who are making so much noise in behalf of integration.—Chattanooga News-Free Press. SO THEY SAY It (heart attack) taught me to appreciate some things that a busy man sometimes forgets . . . I've found out again that it's pleasant to play dominoes with my two girls. —Sen. Lyndon Johnson (D.. Tex.) * * * I'll bet there was nobody in the war more scared, more often, and for as long as I was. —Admiral of the Fleet Illlam F. Halsey. * * * I wss able to save a competence (as an engineer), »nd I felt that I owed my country a debt that wa* unpayable and I had no right to ask her to pay me, so that was my practice right up until this year.—Ex-President Hoover reveals he never accepted one cent from Uncle Sam, not even the »75,000 salary «» Chief Executive. # * * He (Preildent Elsenhower) hu been a coopen- tlv« j»tl«nt. Hit hcwt has bwn cooperative too. -Dr. Hal Dual* Whit*. Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Co-o-old' Peter Edson's Washington Column — President Has More than Share Of Trivial, Departmental Matters By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Shortly before President Eisenhower went to Denver on vacation, Gerald D. Morgan, White House special counsel, walked into the Chief Executive's office and said with a wry smile, "Mr. President, \ve have a very important matter lor 1 you to consider this morning." Morgan laid on the President's desk a great stack of papers. It con tii ined blueprints and specifications for a fish hatchery some place out West. Under the law, the President had to give his approval of the design before work could begin. At another time, Morgan had to bring prov bond issue for Hawaii. Then he had to issue Pacific tuna fishing season regulations. On still another occasion, the President — along with the corn- nnsMoners of two Virginia counties — had to sign the contract fur the construction of a new section of the George Washington memoral highway, along the Potomac. The law requires this. It is a joint project of a state and the federal government. These are typical examples of the thousands of things which the U.S. presidency is saddled with in for presidential ap- a proposed public works by lew. In the four cases given, all the paperwork was prepared by lawyers and engineers and fish experts in Department of Interior. The natural question to ask is why full authority to handle such matters shouldn't be given to the Secretary of Interior, to relieve the President of part of his desk load.j Just after the Eisenhower ad- 1 ministration came to town, Her! Shanley, former special coun-. until sec- started a project of this sel to the President and recently his appointment retary, kind. i It was done under an act of Congress passed four years ago It authorized the President to delegate many of his powers to appropriate government agency heads whose appointment to office had betn confirmed by the Senate. The President is not relieved of his responsibilities for actions taken by subordinates. To date. 33 such delegations of power have been made. Many of them are for minor and routirw functions. Three heavy workloads that have been lifted are: Authority to call reserve units ol the armed forces to active duty. It was given to the secretary of defense. Forty-five specific responsibilities placed on the President by the Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service A correspondent writes that she of diabetes insipidus. has diabetes insipidus and would like discussion of this condition- It is an extraordinary disease to Removal of spinal fluid has sometimes been followed by great improvement. Giving a hormone write about but it is most impor-j obtained from the pituitary gland usually brings about relief oi symptoms which lasts for many hours. These treatments, however, have to be repeated and do not bring about a permanent cure. Until more has been learned about its origins, it is unlikely that much progress will be made in management. ti'.nt that it should not be confused with the more common "sugar diabetes" which is an entirely different disease. Diabetes insipidus is a comparatively unusual disease 'hough it has been recognized since the 17th century. As readers of this column know, the principal source of the dlffl-| culty in "sugar diabetes" lies in the pancreas, lying in the abdomen, whereas in diabetes in- sipidus it is in a small gland of Internal secretion in the brain. In diabetes insipidus. large.quan- tities of urine are passed bm it does not contain sugar. This disease is more common in young people than in older ones and in boys and men than In giils nnd women. The underlying cause usually cannot be discovered, A family tendency, perhaps a truly inherited one. has been suggested as responsible in the majority of cases but this Is not always clear. The symptoms usually develop develop ' gradually though sudden onsets have been reported. A great increase in the amount of urine excreted Is the most constant symptom and an Increased amount of thirst Is also frequent. So: :one suffering from diabetes insipinws may pass nearly four gallons of urine In 24 hours. The inconvenience of this disease is therefore obvious especially If the victim attempts to quench the accompanying- thirst. The appetite is likely to be normal which is different from that In the common form of sugar diabetes in which hunger is likely to be excessive. In many cases the general health rtocs not seem to suffer. People have been known to live with diabetes insipidus for 50 years; some spontaneous recoveries have taken plnce. The location of the trouble Is fairly well known. It Is pretty well agreed It lies In a portion of the brain. Irritation or injury o( this will produce tt» symptom* • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Defense Skill Pays Dividends By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When the American team goes to Paris next January to play for the world championship, we can expect them to put up some first-class defenses. All of the Americans are skill at the difficult art of defending may be judged from the hand show today. Dick Kahn and Sam Stayman, both of New York, had the job of defending today's hand in the recent national championships. Kahn opened the ten of diamonds, normally enough, and Stayman won LITTLS LIZ Some people hovk the ability to take the unvarnished truth and give it a good sheflacklnp., &MA& Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Stuff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Exclusively Yours: Hollywood's won : ciennp if it's that old Oscar jinx casting its shadow on Shirley Booth. •Come Back. Little Sheba" zoomed Shirley to movie stardom _nd an Academy Award in 1952. S:ace then she's appeared in only one movie, "About Mrs. Leslie." which missed in the big money league. Her last Broadway play. "By the Beautiful Sea," enjoyed moderate success but her new one. "The Desk Set," was barbecued by the critics. Why a magnificent actress like Shirley should hit hard luck career-wise after winning an Oscar is a puzzler. Barretts of Wimpole Street." She's had her movie career on the shelf while TV emoting. CBS-TV IS PLANNING a musical spectacular based on the career of famed lyricist Dorothy Fields with Ginger Rogers In the starring role ... TV comic Henny Youngmnn landed a role in the musical version of "It Happened One Night." Jurie Allyson and Jack Lemmon are the new stars of the film, which won Oscars for Ciark Gable and Claudette Colbert in 1934 , , It's Lori Nelson for the the.Mutual Security Act of 1954 They were divided among the secretaries of state and defense and the head of the International Co- cperation Administration. Special Counsel Morgan has taken up this project where Shanley left off. Morgan says there are nearly 100 more presidential powers now under study. Among them: Certification of international air routes. Issuance-of federal government personnel regulations. Receiving and acting on numerous administrative reports. Singing hundreds of private bills which could be handled by a court of claims, or by independent agencies. Tht signing of thousands of routine papers and commissions. The President is no longer required to sign commissions for' officers of tile armed forces or for local postmasters. But he is still required to sign commissions for U.S. district attorneys, U.S. mar- shn'.t. and many other level bureaucrats. It is the nonofficial, ceremonial functions required of the President which are most wearing and wearying, however. But how to relieve the chief ligations without making him ap- lipitlons without making hi map- pear rude and a recluse, nobody has yet figured out. Columbia studio is objecting to Kim Novak being classified as a "most promising new personality" on the first annual Audience Awnrds ballot that goes to voters Nov. 17. The studio claims she's past the newcomer stage and in the star league. A DRAMA THAT COULD BE titled "Will Competition Irk Marilyn Monroe?" is on the griddle at the Actors' Studio in New York. Busty Jane Mansfield who mimics Mmmm Mmmmmmm down to a wiggle in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" has applied for enrollment in the school. The biff question: "Can Marilyn and jane get along as classmates?" Alan Ladd. Jr., a student at the University of Southern California, is known to his fraternity pals, who still remember his pop's movie, as "Shane, Jr." Other night as he left the frat house one of his buddies asked, "Where ya ing tonight?" Grinned "Shane, Jr.": "I guess I'll go home and see Shane. Sr." WITH "THE BIG K.VIFE" embedded in Hollywood, the next big knife may be aimed at television in "The Comedian." which George Glass has scheduled as an independent movie. About a lovable TV comic who's a heel. Lizabeth Scott's making her first movie in several years — "The Weapon." opposite Steve Cochran The picture just went before the c meras in England . It's- only-money note: The Gary Coopers flew in some of the musicians from Southampton, L.I., for a black tie dinner party at their home. Kim Novak was with Frank Sinatra at the swank affair — their second date in two weeks. feminine lead In the new Dean Martin-Jerry Lewis comedy, "Pardners." Actor Paul Douglas and Sen. Paul Douglas checked in at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York within an hour of each other the other day. Next morning at 5:45 the senator received a phone call intended for the actor in New York for "The Solid Gold Cadillac," reminding him he was due in the lobby at 6:30 "ready to shoot.' The senator immediately phoned the actor. "I don't know whit you are going to do about tfcis," he "But I'm going back to laughed, bed.' Mrs. Robert Taylor — Ursula Thiess — is scheduled to join the ladies of the bathing brigade. She has a sizzling shower scene ip Bob Jacks' production, "Bandido", with Robert Mitchum holding the to\yel. After that Riviera incident and watching nude bathers in Sweden this summer. Mitchum is the best little ole towel holder in Hollywood. Oceanic Television Here Now Bill Holden will star in "Toward the Unknown." It's a yarn about space travel by Beirne Lay, Jr., who'wrote "Strategic Command," the Jimmy Stewart starrer . . Teresa Wright's film-testing at MOM for her biggest role in re- By CHARLES MERCER NEW YORK I/PI — The optimistic prophets of television frequently talk of regular trans-oceanio TV as an inevitable innovation. Viewers of Wide Wide World (NBC-TV) had a brief glimpse of live transoceanic television last Sunday when a pick-up from Havana was technically successful on American TV screens. An airplane flying figure-eights more than two miles aloft served as the relay station bridging the 230 miles between the Florida mainland and Cuba. It was the first live video link from Cuba into the United States — but not from this country to Cuba. The Cuban Station CMQ brought its viewers the World Series this year and last year by the same method. The images relayed by airplane on Wide Wide World were not as !"^^!!!!LJ^l e goo^'a? the usu^l TV "picture" Bui the first trick with the queen. Stayman saw no great point In continuing diamonds, so he shitted to the jack of hearts. South and West played low, and dummy won with the ace. Declarer led a small trump from the dummy and put in the ten from his hand. Withor' hesitation, Kahn played a low trump instead of winning the trick. There seemed to be[ no future in clarifying the trump situation for declarer, and Kahn hoped that South would find a way to hang himself If he were given enough rope. South found the way. He led a low club from his hand and finessed dummy's ten. East won with the Q—The bidding has been: South West North East 1 Diamond Pass 1 Heart Pass 7 You, South, hold: AAQ73 ¥85 »KQ106 +K 9 2 What do you do? A—Bid one spade. Although you have ft minimum opening bid, it costs nothing to show your biddable major suit. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: 4Q373 V85 »KQ 106 J.AK2 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow viewers had a satisfactory look at the Havana skylinr and harbor and Capitol and at 200 Cuban students participating in a pageant. an intimate view of Cuban life, however. Its spirit failed to match the pioneering? spirit displayed In the technical aspects of the event. From now on I'm going to keep an eye on Alcoa Hour (NBC-TV). For one and another -eason I'd missed seeing this Sunday evening (9 p.m., Eastern time) drama program until the other night when along came a TV adaptation of F. Hugh Herbert's Broadway play "A Qirl Can Tell." HE: "Didn't you say there waj something about me that you liked'" She: "Yes but you spent it all." Carisbad Current-Argus. WEST AK54 VK986 » 104 + 8732 East Pas» 1 » Fast NORTH 11 + Q62 V A5 » K32 *AK J104 EAST (D) AJ97 VJ104 * AQ9765 *Q SOUTH * A 10 8 3 VQ732 »J8 + 965 North-South vul. South Wed North Pass Pan 1* 1 * Pan 2 * Pass Pal Opening lead—» 10 queen, of course, and returned the ten of hearts. When this held, he continued with another heart, forcing dummy to ruff. Declarer now led the queen of spades from dummy snd hopefulls let It ride for a finesse. Kahn took the king of hearts, and noted that his partner discarded a diamond. Obviously East would have discarded a club if possible, so it was clear that East held no clubs. Kahn thereofre led a club to give his partner a ruff. The ace of diamonds completed the rout, and South was down two at a contract that would have been made very easily against routine defense. THE BEST TIME to weed the garden li usually right after your ivlte tells you to.—Fort Myers Uf1a.i Newi-PrtM. Conveyances Antw»r to Previom Puztl* 58 Abstract being DOWN 1 Large snakes 2 Preposition 3 Fur-bearing animal 4 Mongoloids * t. ACROSS 55 Louse egg 1 Public transit S« Malt drink conveyance 57 Cubic meter 4 Conveyance ! that runs on tracks 9 City conveyance •12 Travel can be accomplished by means 5 Gay" 25 Whale (comb. 31) Old-womanish I or another 6 Vipers form) 41 Tardier j 13 Used by brides 7 island (Fr.) 26 Afresh 42 Feminine j 14-Hegret j Diminutive of 27 Vehicle appellation 115 Indonesian of Edgar 28 Tardy 43 Soviet city I Mindanao 9 ship's retinue 29 Domestic slave 44 Take a on 116 Recorded 10 Conveyance 30 Gunlock catch a one-horse • 17 Summer (Fr.) n Honey-makers 32 Water shay " ; 18 Mohammedan 19 s nort barb conveyance 45 Ship's officer rulen 20 Pairs 11 Wile 22 Also 24 Cicatrices 27 Princely residences 31 Canvas shelter 32 Denuded 13 Peer Gynt's mother 34 Follower 39 Ripped tt Volcano in Sicily 37 Conveyance used on water 39 —an automobile 40 Social insect 41 Lion 43 Flat-bottomed boat 45 Breeding 49 Boundary .. (comb, form) 50 Violin maker 52 Scottish lailyard 5J sailt in the sunset M Badgerlikt mammal 20 Child 35 Unit of weight 46 Sea eagle 22 Mountain pool 36 English school 47 Precipitation 23 Chemical suffix 24 Mix 36 Sailing boats may be seen on a 49 Hardens 50 Art (Latin) 51 Entangle

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