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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher BARRY A. HAINES, Editor. Assistant Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Bole National Advertising Representatives: W»U»c« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- •tflct at Blytheville, Arkansas^ under act ol Contress. October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blyhevllle or any luburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, S8.50 per year. $3.50 lor six months, $2.00 for three monthts; by mall outside 50 mile zone. $12.50 per year payable In advance. MEDITATIONS And he said unto him, Go in peace. So he departed from him i little way.—II Kings 5:19. Peace rules the day, where reasons rules the mind.—Collins. # * # And they said unUj him, Ask couiue!. we pray thee, of God, that we may know whether our way which we so shtll be prosperous.—Judje 18:5. BARBS More and more people are getting autos and more and more autos are getting people. * if. if. What most folks alw»yi seem to want for ..Christmas are the thln(» that art hard to find. * * * A hit-and-run driver ran right out of one of his shoes in Illinois when he fled the scene. He also lost his head. * ¥ * About the only way you can follow the plot of aome TV plays is to hold your ears while the commercials are on. * * * During the hunting season, when the hunter is loaded the gun shouldn't b*. Dousing the Near East Blaze Fears were voiced for a time that the Egyptian-Israeli dispute would explode into war while the United States and the West stood idly by. The situation is still full of peril, but it should be clear that this country is not watching it indifferently. : For the second time in recent days, President Eisenhower has asserted America's willingness to guarantee peace in the Near East through formal treaties with Israel and its Arab neighbors. The United States wants, however, to have the nations involved settle their border and refugee controversies before such treaties should be drawn. This government also has sternly warned the quarreling parties that if one of therri moves aggressively against the other the United States will throw its weights to the side of the victim. We have said too that, we will listen to requests for arms for legitimate self- defense in that area, though we will not contribute to an arms race. Put together all these declarations and you get a pattern which ought to make a reasonably forceful impact on the clashing nations of the Near East. They know we will aid neither side to make aggressive war. They know we will help the side whose soil is violated by any large-scale action. That ought to prove something of a deterrent to inflammatory nationalists. On the other hand, both Arab and Israel as an interloper in the Arab world, we are willing to support the status quo in the Near East once they get their borders more sharply fixed. Such a guarantee offers a promise of stability that any statesman in the region should welcome. As the United Stales sees the situation, there plainly is no place for any war Irael as an interloper in the Arab world, of revenge that would seek to wipe out or is there room for Israel to respond to Arab pressure by trying to bite off fresh chunks of Egyptian or any other foreign soil. The United States seeks to bring its influence to bear to produce peace and order in a long troubled situation. Let us hope that the calm heads among the disputants recognize that we are in dead earnest in our determination to prevent a dangerous conflict in the Near East. Ludicrous Luggage One of the most mystifying events.of the last days of the Geneva conference was Foreign Minister Molotov's comment on return from an interim trip to Moscow that he was bringing "better baggage" back with him. Since on his first foray to Geneva in late October his suitcases seemed • mainly packed with old empty vodka bottles, it was fervently hoped this comment meant he had some new proposals that really might form the basis for an East-West settlement. Molotov's idea of better luggage turned out to be ratKer comic, or tragic, depending on the viewpoint. His fresh proposals were if anything worse than the earlier ones. They resembled nothing so much as the famed Bolshevik bomb. If the Geneva airport officials had had their wits about them, they'd have heard it ticking and have doused Molotov's "better baggage" in water before he ever could deposit it in the conference hall. VIEWS OF OTHERS Ticket to a Vacant Hall Sooner or later, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will have to decide how high a price the Negro Is willing to pay for the principle of enforced desegregation. Sarasota beaches are a case in point. Although there are city-owned and county- owned beaches for whites at Sarasota there are none for Negroes. Groups of Negroes recently made an issue of this discrimination by going swimming at the white beaches. County and city officals thereeupon agreed to acquire a beach site for Negroes. But, at the urging of an NAACP official. Negroes rejected this plan and said they would insist upon the right to use any public beach. The result is that the Sarasota County Commission has stopped all plans to develop more public beaches and is preparing to sell the beach property the county now owns. Now, as a matter of law. it is quite true that a Negro is entitled to go to ar.y publicly-owned beach. But If his insistence upon doing so means that there will be no public beaches—for him or for whites—what has he gained? This is a question for all Negroes to consider. They can. without a doubt, eventually force an end to segregation at all publicly-owned recreation areas and in all public schools. But in many instances the immediate result will be the abolishment of public recreation areas and schools. The Negro will be left with an admission ticket to a locked and shuttered hall. Is the enforcement of a technical right worth this cost? If he NAACP continues to fight desegregation battles which can only leave the Negro with less than he had before, we are compelled to wonder how long it can keep its own voice as the spokesman for the race in the South.—Tampa Tribune. Dixie's Challenge Newsprint is precious stuff, groft-ing moreso by the day. Recent price increases of $5 per ton—in case ol one mill was $4—has brought a howl of protest from large Users who feel that earnings of paper manufacturers don't warrant what they label "gouging" tactics. There's even some suggestion that Congress Investigate and seek relief from this latest imposition. But this seems more a matter for private rather than government handling if the basic freedom represented in a free market is to maintain. Without freedom to buy and sell newsprint in a free market, even a high one, other freedoms would be in jeopardy. There Is an alternative, of course. The South has made rapid progress as a source of newsprint. The industry has flourished and tapped hitherto undeveloped sources of natural wealth. It augurs for further expansion of manufacturing capacity to meet this growing need for newsprint—and profitably. Southern mills are doing well now, they can prosper while supporting competitive production closer to large markets for their product. In Scandinavia mills are cutting back production because timber for pulp has been cut faster than replenished. The South is the one area with resources to support greatly enlarged newsprint production. Slash pine used in that manufacture grows from seedling to pulpwood size in a decade as against 60 to 80 years for spruce in Canada. Southern factories which moved, w'ith help of publishers, to develop the newsprint industry have found business so good as to encourage great expansion. More is in order. The newsprint problem challenges the South really to move in on one of the most challenging potentials that has come HA way in many a year. There is ample raw material, markets and prospects are bright, indeed. The Northern mills appear to be asking for it.—High Point iN.C.) Enterprise. SO THEY SAY Realistic worry In the face of danger or distress is the mark of a healthy mind. Contrarty to the theme of popular writings which advocate elimination of worry, psychiatrists know that on that pathway lies madness. — Psychiatrist Dr. Judd Marmor. * * • •(• No defeated candidate in history lAdlai Stevenson) ever »aid 'give me another chance' with more coyness or with more elaborate staging.—GOP National Chairman Leonard Hall on Stevenson's announcement that he'll seek '56 Democratic Nomination. * # * The comments are not based on (act ... If we have a corp»e on our hands, It Is a most unusual one because It Is alive and kicking.—George Trautman, president of Minor League aBacbeall, • * * New York und Hollywood »r» Juit the crust on, the nr,«iu AriTr-n samhv'i -- the meat Is In between—Buhop Fulton J. Sheen. Let's Get On With the Sale, Boys. Make Me an Offer! Peter Edson's Washington Column — Inflation vs. Deflation Is Biggest Current Strain on U. S. Economy By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Secretary of the Treasury George M. •lumphrey has a favorite saying to the effect of "Nobody ,can tell what's going- to happen six months rom now;." The Cleveland industrialist's reasoning is that if anyone could see .hat far ahead, he'd end up with all the money. Nobody has ever been that smart, and nobody ever will be. • .' This sage opinion may be appropriate now as the U.S. economy balances on the tight wire of high prosperity. Falling one way means inflation. Falling the other way means deflation. The winds of economic pressure, not incidentally, blow strong in both, directions. An inflationary pressure began last spring. Granting of wage increases in the new steel, auto, coal and other major industry labor contracts resulted in price increases in their products. There is plenty of opinion that the jumps in steel, coal and autos were too great and were not justi-. fled if a high prosperity is to be maintained in a blanaced economy. On the other hand, it is pointed out that if the steel industry had refused to follow the wage Increase pattern set earlier in autos, today's inflation might be even worse than it is. A steel strike might have stopped production for as much as three months, A black market might then have developed with even higher steel prices. It recognized that a continuing series of wage and price increases would threaten further inflation. That may be what's ahead, as the big labor unions shape their 1956 contract demands. The business situation today is analyzed in Washington as one in which the great majority of the people have more money than they require for the necessities of life. So they are spending more—buying more clothes, bigger cars, color TV, new houses. It is the competition of goods In the market place that is said to keep prices down. Shoes are in competition with iceboxes or whatever it is the consumer wants, in exchange for his surplus dollars. The remedy for inflation is therefore said to be the production of more goods to compete for dollars. The availability of consumer credit and the cost, or interest rates charged for borrowed money are recognized to have an important bearing on this situation. The easier it is for consumers to buy on time, the more they'll buy. If credit is too easy, there is too much consumer demand for new goods. This pressure in itself is inflationary. And this is the economic situation said to exist today. Some corrective adjustments have already begun to be applied. Last August the Federal Reserve Board raised its interest rate on borrowings by member banks. In October New York banks raised their interest rate to the big bor rowers. In the next three or four months a further gradual tightening of credit is expected. Its effect would be to reduce borrowing and buying, thus lessening inflationary threats. If the deflation goes too far, credit restrictions can be eased. Or, taxes might be .cut to put. more money in the hands of investors for productive expansion and consumers for spending. Handling the insistent demand from business for corporate tax reductions and from politicians for individual tax reductions will be the most severe strain the administration fiscal policy will have to face next year. the Doctor Says — By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service As a start to a brief discussion of gallstones, I should like to quote I from R. L.'s recent letter which j asks two unanswerable questions, i "What causes gallstones to form."! he asks, "and how long does it take them to do so?" I Before discuss!. ; the possible j causes—and no one seems too sure I about them—I must say that it isi not known Just how long it takes i for gallstones to form. i Probably this varies from person! to person, depends on the chemi-; cal nature of the gallstones, andj usually takes quite a long time, i but since one cannot see into the) gall bladder, I doubt that any doc-i tor would wan! to commit himself! very rar in replying to this ques- i tion. i Stagnation <. slaving ' the flow i of bile through the gall bladder is : believed to favor the formations of gallstones. Although no one knows exactly, why stagnation should occur, such! Dings as excessive fatness, lack ofj exerci.se. wearing of corsets, sag-, ging of the abdominal organs and' bad posture may slow the bile flow. Whatever the cause for the formation of gallstones, they become increasingly common after 30 and are most frequent, between -10 and 50. About three-fourths of all cases are in women. Gallstones can get caught in the duel or passageway lending out ot the gall bladder and produce severe pain and blockage to the flow of bile. Unless this happens! t'-e symptoms of gallstones are; likely to be rathrr mild, at least at first. The most common is indigestion. A sense of fullness in the abdomen and a vague feeling of discomfort may be the first signs. Sometimes nausea and vomiting, with an increase in the Amount of intestinal gas, is the principal complaint. At times there Is some pain in the region of the gall bladder and this may be felt also fn the back under I he right shoulder blade. Gallstones usually can be detected by means of X-rays. Some or them can be found by n simple X-ray plate of the pill bladder region. In most cases, however, a special dye or coloring matter has to be given to the patient which is eliminated through the gall bladder. An X-ray taken at the proper time alter taking this dye Should show any gallstones present. The stones appear as silhouettes against the dye. If stones are producing any symptoms—and ever, sometimes when they are not—operation to remove them and the entire gall bladder must be contemplated. Whether operation, is desirable or not requires a good deal of judgment, including analysis of the X- • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Clue to Cards Was Unnoticed By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service When today's hand was played, South lost his contract before he had begun to think. The chances are that, most bridge players would have made his mistake. West led the queen of clubs, and declarer hopefully put up dummy's king. East won with the ace of clubs and returnee! his low club. West won the .second trick and low club. West won the. second . . trick and led a third club, allow ray studies, the symptoms, ..„.. 'ITel'S' S?^"hi?h ** *•* <° -error, the dummy. can be given which will dissolve By this time the defenders had the stones. Also, there is no sure way of making them pass down the bile duct Into the intestines. If something could be found which would do either of these things surgery would be necessary less frequently. CHRISTMAS sales this year are txpected to break all previous records. Of course, with more and more people getting to believe in Sa/ua Claus and nobody wanting to shoot him.—New Orleans States. IT'S DIFFICULT to understand why, when a youngster's bare feet finally get toughened to the pebbles «nd clods, pine cones and briars, Nature issues her annual edict for him to put on shoes.— Chapel Hill (N. C.) Weekly. Times. LITTLE LIZ Alimony is the meons by which iome women relieve themselves of the dn.'dier' of hf'<°'vork, NORTH Z3 W£ST V AJ 94 « K 109 7 2 + K6 EAST * 8 6 3 V5 V 10 7632 • QJ65 • 843 + QJ10973 *A2 SOUTH (D) 4AQJ1094 VKQ8 « A A8S4 Neither side vul. West North East 2* 2* Pass 3 V Pass Pass South 1* 2* 4* Pass POM Pass Opening lead—£ Q gathered in three tricks. South played the rest of the hand with perspiring care, but it was too late. West '.vas sure to get the king of spades, defeating the contract. South undo his mistake when he put up the kin? of clubs at the first trick. It was unthinkable that West, an experienced player, would be leading the queen of clubs If he held the ace of that suit. In other words, South should have known that the ace of clubs was led by East. This being so, there was no point in playing dummy's kln.ar. South Is pretty sure to mike his Erskme Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD By EKSK1NK JOHNSON NEA St;iff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD — (NEAf— Exclusively Yours: Retirement for Spencer Tracy? Reports from "The Mountain" location in the French Alps a few weeks ago had Tracy all but pricing rocking chairs for choice spot on the "Please Do Not Disturb" veranda. Now back In Hollywood, the veteran of 25 years of movie stardom djnies he ever mentioned the subject. "I miffht take off for a year," he told me at Paramount, "but a good script will brinfj me back. Can an actor retire? I don't think so. I think an actor retires only when they don't offer him any roles." Tracy about the script of his next, "The Old Man and the Sea," which will be filmed in Cuba: "It's exactly like the book. So is 'The Mountain.' You read books \ like these and you're rending mov-j ie scripts." Piper Laurie and Universal-International are straining at the leash. She'd like out of her contract . . Gloria Swanson now has a hairdo that's close to a crew cut and goes to men's barbershops in Paris and Rome to have her tresses snipped . . . June Havoc is revamping- her night-club act now that her "Willy" TV series is on the, shelf.; . . . Sally Forrest and hubby M!10| Frank purchased the old Jean Har- ; low mansion in Beverly Hills, j Wooden masks of Jean's pals, Ann 1 Harding. Gloria Swanson and I Doug Fairbanks. Jr., still adorn a! wall in a. playroom. Closed circuit TV to the aid ol the movies: Fox used three sound stages for Alfred Newman's orchestra, Rita Moreno and a vocal chorus recording' a number for "The King and 1." They were linked by TV with a screen on each stage. This Is Hollywood, Mrs. Jones: The script of "Congo Crossing" has Virginia Mayo stepping from the deck of a river boat to a pier. But her tight skirt made the step up impossible. Letting out the seams of the skirt was the logical answer to the problem. But not in glamor-minded Hollywood. A crew of six workmen was brought in to LOWER the pier! matter of fact, I lost 15 pounds." Not in the Script: Ruth Roman, about her movie-making in Italy and England: "I'm sorry but travel didn't broaden me a bit. As a contract if he does not play the king of clubs from the dummy at the first trick. West continued with the jack of clubs, and East wins the second trick with the ace. If East now returns a trump (the best defense) South must step right up with the ace. Declarer cashes the ace of diamonds, enters dummy With the ace of hearts in order to discard H club on the king of diimonds, and then leads another trump. The rest is, of course, easy. Q—The bidding has been: South West North East 1 Diamond Pass 1 Heart Pass You, South, hold: 4AKQ73 V5 «AKQ632 +4 What do you do? A—Bid two spades. You can practically guarantee a game with almost »ny dummy. The chief reason you didn't open with a two-bid Is that you wanted to avoid setting to a bad slam. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as In the question just answered: You, South, hold: 4.AJ73 VK852 »KQ106 +4 What do you do? Ajwwer Tomorrow The Witnct: Gene Evans of the "My Friend FHcka" TV series was talking- to an actor who's saving all his money for fear his option won't bo picked up, "Hut If they do pick it up," he groaned, "I'm going to be stuck with about $25,000." The Daily Floo" of visitors to the set of Bob Hope's "That Certain Feeling" is an eye-opener for Eva Marie Saint. Her only other movie, "On the Waterfront," was filmed in New York where Director Elia Kazan had a corps of private policemen keeping away visitors. Laughs Eva: "He even cleared the rooftops." Vic Mature spent his spare time between scenes of "Safari" teaching African natives a collection of English words. All of them finally were able to say. "Me want raise in pay" . . . South of the border economy note: , The best movie theaters in Mexico City have a standard admission price. 32 cents U.S. money ... A Hollywoodsman who motored through the U.S. southwest asking questions about Movietown says Gary Grant and Marilyn Monroe were the most discussed stars. Question he was asked the most: •'When are we going: to get GtJOD movies on television?" Will success spoil 10-year-old Tim Hovey? The lad who clicked in "The Private War of Major ~~ nso'n" was asked if he had hopes of winning an Academy Award., Replied Tim: "What's an Academy Award?" Esther Williams is lending her name, at a fancy price, for a llna of new waterproof cosmetics. 75 Years Ago In B/yt/iewV/e Among those in Memphis for the Beech-Sikes fight were Sam Norris, Harry W. Haines, Paul Pryor, Mike Simon, J. P. Friend, W. J. Pollard, Farmer England, James Terry, Harman Taylor, Oscar Fendler, R. E. Fendler, Carl Davis, Bert Lamb and Russell Marr. Mrs. Doyle Henderson, Mrs. J. W. Adams Jr., and Mrs. Joe Trieschman played bridge with members of the Delta Contract club at the home of Mrs. Charles L. 'Wylie. Mrs. Loy Welch received the high score award. Murray Smart is resting well at Memphis Baptist hospital where he underwent a major operation. Third Time Not So Lucky SAN JUAN, P.R. (If}— One of the competitors in the second International Game Fish Tournament lost his upper plate in the Atlantic Ocean. "I'm lucky, though," he said. "I have another set at the hotel.'* When he took his spare teeth out of a case, he dropped them on the rug. "Lucky they didn't hit the solid floor." he said. As he reached down to pick up the spare set he stumbled and stepped on them. They were shattered. IN THE EVENT of an air attack on Dahlonega. we advise everybody to hide behind our office trash can. It's never been hit by anything yet. —Dahlonega tGa.) Nugget. AMONG the millions of planets swirling through limitless space, this insignificant earth of ours is probably the only one where you can find sweet cider in the autumn, reason enough to think we're something a little bit speciaL—Florida Times-Union.- Answer to Previous Puzzle 9 Scottish cap 12 Jason's ship 13 Ancient Syria 14 Malt beverage 15 Complete poverty 17 They wear tuxedos 18 Frozen rain 19 Saturated 21 Subterfuge 23 Worn around the neck 24 Evil 27 Force 29 Snatch 32 Wiped out 3 4 Goddess 36 Death 37 Sponsor 38 Mentally sound 39 Plant part 41 Sony 42 Era 44 Time periods ; 46 Ferrets out 49 Big 53Mr.Baba 54 Games o( chance 56 Similar (prefix) 57 Askew 58 Too bad! 59 Oriental coin 60 Mountain lake 81 In this plict DOWN 1 Baseball pbyeri weir them 9 Meddlers 10 Toward the sheltered side 11 Repair 16 Musical exercises 20 Number 22 Lateral parts 2-! Where nightgown! are worn 25 Region 26 Endless punishment 28 Candle 30 Malayan buffalo 31 Hat 33 Encirclement 35 Mexican dish 40 Bed canopy 43 Splendor 45 Girl's name 46 Platform 47 Otherwise 48 Roman garment 50 Irritate 51 Equipment 52 Essential being 55 Number R 15 5

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