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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE SIX BIATHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER SO, ,1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THI COURIER WBWS CO. H. W HAINM, Publisher HARftY A. HAINE6, Mltor, .Assistant Publish* PAUL D. HUMAN. Adwtisim Mtnager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallac. Wilnwr Co., New York, Chicwo, Detroit. Atl»nt«, MemphU. ^__ Entered as second class matter at the post- «ttlc« at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of con- tress. October », 1»17. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bj carrier in the city of Blyheville or an, wburban town when carrier service Is mam- "BT'mall 'rtth "» radius of 50 miles. $5.50 per y»r. W.50 for siJ months, «2.00 !or three month*; by mall outside 50 mile zone. S12.DO per year payable In advance. B— — MEDITATIONS That I (rave my brother Hanani, and Ilananlah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jesusalem: for he was a faithful man. and feared Gorl above many.—Nehemlah 7:2. They that deny a God, destroy man's nobility. for certainly man U of kin to the beasts by his body; and If he be not of kin to God by His spirit he is an ignoble creature.—Bacon. BARBS A couple without childreen always manages to find trouble of some other sort to fill the vacancy. * * * A sonrwritw was arrested for having two wives. And he's supposed to know about harmony. * * * Barn halted a two-hour speech of a politician in the South. Funny how often rain comes after a dry spell. * * * If everyone practiced what he preached think how many more tasks would be completed. * * * The way Bornt grownups act at a party, maybe toys should be saied for «econd childhood. Safe-Driving Day It would be wonderful if every day were a safe-driving day for American motorists. But it isn't. So for the second straight year President Eisenhower has set aside a single Safe-Driving Day in the hope the careful habits it promotes will spread like a contagion. The goal last year was to get through the day without a single fatality in traffic. It wasn't realized. There were 51 deaths, only a moderate drop from the 60 recorded on the same date in. 1953. This year the President's Commitee for Traffic Safety is putting stress on driving rules. The motorist is advised first to check his car to see if it's fit to use. Brakes, tires, windshield wipers, lights, steering mechanism all should be inspected. The driver who takes their condition for grated may be sealing his death warrant. Once he's behind the wheel and rolling, the driver should conscientiously obey all traffic regulations and give the other fellow a sportsmanlike break. Particularly, he is cautioned to stay within prescribed traffic lanes, to avoid passing on hills or curves or in any other circumstances where there isn't enough room. He should keep ample stopping space between his car and the one ahead, and be very watchful at all intersections. These admonitions simply highlight some of the worst trouble spots the motorist encounters. They adtl up to two major points: Anyone sitting behind the wheel of a car must maintain continuous, unflagging alertness to the driving situation he finds himself in. He must observe the condition of his car, of the road, the weather, the traffic flowing about him. All of these lie must adjust to, according to the rules, according to common sense, and according to the code of conduct that dictates consideration for the other fellow. Second, he must so manage his other living habits that they do not compromise his driving performance. Thus he should not drink if he intends to drive. And he should start out early enough so he can reach his destination without speeding or getting reckless. If the driver can remember to govern himself and his car properly on Safe- Driving Day, let's hope that's a big start toward doing the same on the other 3G4. Intellectual Smog Alert For years it was almost one of the cliches of our democracy that many people were woefully ignorant about the. simplest aspects of national and world affairs. Recently, however, there have been signs that the general level ot information among the American citizenry is rising. If this ii actually so, perhaps one of the scientific foundations ought to undertake a study to see where people are getting their information. There is some doubt they get it in school. Professor Preston Albright, a Miami (Ohio) University history teacher, writes, in the current issue of the magazine School and Society that most college freshmen are foggy on their American history. He made a check and got some astonishing results. Some students misplaced the Civil War by a couple of centuries. Some thought World War 1 was fought in the 1930's. A few said Grover Cleveland was president at the time. Nearly all knew George Washington was the nation's first president, but less than a fourth could tell when he took office. All knew that the head of this government today is President Eisenhower, but many came up with weird spellings of his name. We don't know how widespread these youthful blank spots are. But they suggest glaring weakness in our vaunted system of education. VIEWS OF OTHERS On Buying Toys As the cristmas toy Buying season approaches we venture to offer a bit of advice to men who have been blessed with daughters, but have no sons. There is a tendency for such fathers to leave the selection of gifts to their wives, who may be prejudiced in favor of dolls, baby carriages, sewing machines, and various housekeeping paraphernalia. We have no quarrel with dolls. Every little girl who wants, a doll unquestionably should have one. But she also should have at least one vehicle —a wagon, or any of the miniature automobiles, tractors, fire engines, and police cars which are now crowding the toy stores. To deny her machines of this kind is likely to warp her adult life. When litle girls grow up they get licenses to drive automobiles. They ought to learn, when they are very young, what happens when a steering wheel i« turned, how a four wheeled vehicle is guided when it moves backwards, how to stay on a side walk (a traffic line), and all the other maneuvers which automobile drivers must make, some lady drivers evidently have not had this valuable experience. Maybe their fathers failed to buy them suitable toys. And while we are on this subject, we also recommend that every little girl should have a carpenter's tool kit and be taught how to use it. Also she should be Intruded in some of the fundamentals of plumbing and electrical wiring. This would save husbands a great deal of trouble. —Chicago Tribune Aged in Mood Have you ever .stopped to think about the difference between American and European ghosts? (And If you do stop to think about it. don't send your psychiatrist's bill to the Journal-Gazette— we have trouble paying our own.) European ghosts somehow appear debonair when scaring the daylights out of the object of their haunting or example a French ghost wUl glide up behind you and say, "C'est si boo!" But latest reports reaching the J-G office tell of modern American ghosts throwing furniture around the room, screaming In the night, pushing people down flights of stairs and generally acting like a gang of hoodlums. Now Just where in Spain would you find a nice Spanish ghosts acting like that? True, they might rattle a chain now and then, but stop and think, you couldn't help but rattle a chain if it were attached to you. Unquestionably there Is a great difference in the degree of haunting skill displayed by European ghosts as contrasted to their American counterparts. But after studying at some length the gradual evalution made by our Yankee ghosts during the past 1!50 years, we arrived at the conclusion that U.S. ghosts will conic through. After all. European ghosts have been at the game for centuries and haunting isn't something that any amateur can pick up over night. In addition to being older and more experienced we also have to consider that European ghosts have been aged in mood.—Mnltonn (III.) Journal-Gazette. SO THEY SAY 'Kinda Makes Me Homesick' :e. Inc. Peter Cdson's Washington Column— Soviet Newsmen Are Tight-Lipped Concerning Good- Will Tour of US By PETE REDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA)— How no, comment. But they liked this informal call. They were 'interested in everything. How much the house cost. How it was paid for by savings bonds United States for a grand, trans-j cashed in when the war was over. continental tour is going to remain; How the Adams' three-days-a-weefc much seven good it did to bring Russian journalists to something of a mystery. They are a pretty inscrutable bunch. After their arrival in Washington at the end of their tour, there was one unscheduled and unofficial event where the Russians might have let their hair down. But they didn't reveal a thing. The group 'iad been taken to see Mount Vernon. Frank Kluckholn— the U.S. newsman who conducted the tour for the State Department —suggested they stop in for a visit with one of his friends, John B. Adams. A former newspaper, wire service, magazine and radio correspondent, Adams lives across the Potomac in Alexandria, Va., in one of the first all-steel, prefabricated houses built in the Washington area. Adams is also a champion pistol and rifle shot. He won the 50-meter prone competition in the 1952 Olympics at Helsinki. He has an extensive collection 01" trophies and guns in his home. This includes a Russian-made rifle taken from the Hukbalahap rebels in the Philippines—on which the Russians 1~ ". maid, married to a chauffeur, is building an even bigger house, of brick. One of the Russians proposed taking Adams' young daughter back home with him and, sending his own daughter here in exchange. The deal didn't go through. But the atmosphere was one of complete friendliness and human understanding. Kluckholn told the Russians that Adams could shoot out a burning cigarette, held in a smoker's mouth. Boris Izakov, of the Russian magazine International Affairs, immediately lit up a cigarette and asked for a demonstration. They couldn't have that right in town. But Adams took them a few miles aWay where they could do a little shoe ng-. Being out of practice Adams merely nicked and knocked over the cigarette on his first two shots On the third he clipped it in two. Then to show the Russians he wasn't fooling, he took a calling card and stuck it in. the bark of a tree edgewise. Facing the edge, he Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD son Story' treatment with me siniin' !he SOURS." Jimmy's mlxiiu,' live and filmed By EKSKISE JOHNSON NTA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD —tNEA)— Holly- uiimuj .T i....»...- — wood on TV: Jus, In case yon all| shows on NBC-TV this season and get bored with the $04.000 Question, saj-s ho likes cm either way. Pill, and some people say they are. •The Million Dollar Show" could be next. If TV producers Paul Harrison and Dcrnie Gould imd a sponsor, that is. They want to give away $1.000.000 via a quiz show idea which takes 50 weeks to build up the big- "t'osts a lot more but if there are mistakes \ve leave 'cm in—that'. one way of gettln' the feel of a live show on fillum." The veteran star on more roles: "Km too busy with TV except In the summer. If they show me a i!0od script, I'll play It. I turned jackpot in history. There's a down the role of the Janitor In winner every week and final- 'My Sister Eileen.' The mkmd of -, S7500 face the TV ca: leras with one of 'em walking off with the million. Straight into the arms, of cqurse of Uncle Sam's tax men. "But.' says Paul, "a single man can keep 3118.000 and a married mem SUO,000. So what's wrong with that?' 1 "Besides," says Bernie, "We're not going to pre-select contestants Even if you limp or lisp you can be on our show." British TV star Agnes Bernelle, All the advertising agencies have; visiting Hollywood, was asked how listened to the idea 3 but as yet no [Londoners like commercial video. sponsor has stepped up with SI.- "Great," she replied. "Everyone 000.000 plu? S7500 a week for 501 was tired of seeing so many old weeks plus all the other costs. American movies." But Paul and Bernie are still in \ 15-mimne silent movie se* qucnce with old-fashioned "Cams The Dawn" tides is the hush-hush g i m m i c k in "silent Partner," which George Marshall will direct for Screen Directors Playhouse. The plot is about slapstick comedy movies. in the early days of the Bing Crosby's 90-mfnute TV fUmusical of Mix well Anderson's Broadway stage hit, "High Tor." is 'clue to the future of movie there pitching, Eva and Zsa Zsa Gabor are in the market for a telefilm series together now that Miss Two Z's series by Cy Howard has been, making by bis stars m Hollywood, shelved. "The* glamorous Gaborsj The quotes are those of Arthur Schwartz, producer of the celluloid which becomes the property .of Bing after two /showings on CBS- want to play sisters and have been talking to top comedy writers . . . "The Sheriff," famous radio horse- opera 5 ^ries, will come to life again as a telefilm program wee A after week. But Isn't TV overdoing the adult western idea? . . . Jimmy- Stewart is planning another TV appearance in an hour drama following "The Spirit of St. Louis." cut the card in t"/o on his I'irst shot, They all went back to the Adams house for the rest of the afternoon and over a bottle of Scotch everyone relaxed. Here was the Russians' chance to unburden. But aside from pressing annoyance at a Senator who had tried to lecture them that morning, they didn't give. On the other hand, their ques- ions—though friendly—showed that little understanding of American democracy had sunk in. They hope their newspaper articles will be published in book form in this country. The annual prize which Izakov proposed for the American writer making the greatest contribution to understanding between the two countries was a well-meant gesture. In the present state of world affairs, however, this is a prize which no American writer could afford to Win. And while a reciprocal American prize award for Russians was suggested by the Soviet newsmen, it is doubtful if any of them could survive an American award. Coming just at the time when the Geneva conference of foreign ministers has gone bust, there doesn't seem to be any form of cultural exchange which can improve understanding, even though this would seem to be needed more than anything else. Spencer Tracy on going Into TV: "ME? Not me!" There's renewed interest In "The Jimmy Durante Story" as a big- screen movie and the debate is on again whether the Schnozz should play himself. "I'm da type." grins Jimmy, "but I don't think T should do it. I'm in favor of giving it 'The Jol- as the declarer at six spadesl Some of the English spectators relaxed when this took place, since TV. The first showing, in March, will be followed by release of the telefilm as a full-length feature to the.ater? outside the U.S. As Schwartz sees it: "We're making a quality movie for around $400.000 in 12 days using the TV technique of shooting. Bing winds up as owner of the film. Mark my words because nil of the big start v/ill be doing the same thing before long." It's something to think about— that's for sure. 75 Years Ago In Blytheville Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lynch and the Doctor Says — EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NBA Service Growths known as polyps from, regardless of what I eat. What the mucous surfaces of the| possibilities must I consider? — breathing passageways, partlcular-i Mrs. W. ly the nose and throat are ex- A — A burning sensation of the tremely troublesome to many i tongue may be present without any people. Recently, one correspondent! apparent cause and sometimes, in nsked about nolyps in the nose ami 1 fnct, it is most difficult to find another about polyps in the, what is responsible. Irritation is We iFrancel must find a new solution which takes into account the will of the Saar's people and the economic interests of Germany. France and the Saar.—French Foreign Minister Pinay on the knotty Saah problem. * .y. * The (Russian) hotels were not up to the first- class hotels in the United States. But they were definitely good .. . You can go up In the elevators but you have to walk down.—John W. Stanton, travel-agency man returns to U.S. * * * You can't just reward a political hack and elect him any more.—Leonard Hall, GOP chairman, says parties are more careful about picking their candidates these days. * * * Any government that needs the army nnd navy to keep power can not remain long. —Ousted Argetine dictator Juan peron. . * * * A tight cartel operating with the connivance of the government of Canada holds the whip hand and there isn't a damn thing that we can do. —Rep. Enianucl Cellar, N.Y., on proposed congressional probe into new Increase In price of Canadian newsprint paper. ,1 possibility; rough or uncleaned teeth or dental plates may produce i hritation at the tip of the tongue. ' Tilt tongue may have been irritated ' smoking or some ipocl or drink. cords, and the latter says that they huve been removed but have grown back. These growths are not cancers but often block the breathing pas-! V ,,,•,,,•, , b sageways to some extent or inter-; * f'Z". ' e . •„.„,'„, fore with the voice or other wnicn ii noi suinoieni K&issssiSfilSSSsKStfs: often grew back. Operating may still be necessary ! in some cases, but in others it; has been found that cortisone or ACTH are drugs which may shrink such polyps to a point where they are no longer troublesome. F n]so a possjbimV| as are some oth . cr ]gss r ref j ucnt disorders. All in M ms ls a most difficult symp- [om [0 dlagnose anc | tren t. q _ i have pernicious anemia ey bnt my bloO(1 C01]IU ls now m , lcn Fur. better ; However, now I cannot rest sensations in my themore. many polyps appear toj [rom ne^ipiik,, .sensation be closely related to allergy and , e , rs wnich j hve had fol . the Identification of the substances r Can yol] suggest s , to which the person is sensitive! wmch mignt re!ieve me? something and appropr te management of the allergy may also be so useful th ™I g certa,'my I a^ witrf what! which you are suffering means.that J.B. A I fear that the sensations from you have said regarding the early separation of .. mongoloid child the nervous system has been slightly affected by the pernicious anemia. You should mention this to your doctor Immediately, If you have not done so, as he may want to change the treatment some nnd perhaps can manage this so that "JUST LOOK at that array of nsC said . man to his wife approaching lier 8Gth year. Insists on keeping my mongoloid brother, hcT l' .r™«i dl «"ui h r 1 «rS*i ™,i will get at least some measure XemlouUI mv moVr Si of ''"'?,"° ™g|'»»'vou""so ill or pass away. I could not bring i">f which now botheis sou so my mongoloid brother into my """" M home and what could done under these circumstances.j bearing in mind that I could not] afford lo place him In a private institution? —S. A — It does Indeed seem wise to (ace this problem before It actually occurs. I should suggest that J, you consult someone in the social service field, either directly, or through your o m doctor.' on what could be done for vour brother K able to care for him. Q — For Ilic pnst year 1 have hi en troubled with a burning sen- ftntlon on the tip of my tongue. as they surveyed a backyard cluttered, with swings, n sandbox, a plastic pool, an archery set, a re golf course, and a jungle gym. "Yes," she smiled, "they certainly don't lack for diversions " "By the way," he said, "where nre those kids?" "They've been across the street nil day," she replied, "playing In the Benson's oak tree." — W«ll Street Journal. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Opening Lead Assures Slam By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service There is very little excuse for getting to six spades in the hand shown today, and this over-ambitious contract should normally be defeated with ease. South should be content \V\th a contract of four -spades since he has a somewhat stretched two-bid and his partner son, Louis, and Bob Porter will East could not make a fatal open- spen(] Thanksgiving in St. Louis Ing lead. It didn't matter what 1^ guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert East chose to open, the contract Lyn cli Jr. They will be joined was practically certain to go down. th-ere bv j !iss M art ha Ann Porter, The only really fatal opening lend was the jack of spades, and that card was in the West hand. What could be safer, from the English point of view? Perhaps to prove that there is no such thing as safety, West unexpectedly led out of turn. This was bad enough; but as you probably guessed. West chose to lead the jacfc of spades. North, the declarer, had the right to accept this lead u" he, chose to do so. After some thought. he did decide to accept the lead and therefore made this "impossible" slam.. Q — The bidding has been: SAuth West North 1 Diamond Pass 1 Heart East Pass a student at the University of Arkansas. Leroy Boss, Bo Coppedge. Everett Croslow and • Monk Mosley j were named to Jonesboro Conch 1 Jonesboro's sill-opponent team chosen by Clarence Geis. Highlight of holiday social affairs was (he tea dance at which Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Beasley and Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Qraber entertained Thanksgiving afternoon at the Country Club. Seventy fivo couples were present for the dancing between five and eight o 1 clock. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitworth have gone to Athens. Go for the football game to be playe.d there between the University of George and Georgia Tech. Hamilton Little and daughter Nancy of Memphis spent the holiday here with Mr. and Mrs. A. Q. Little. You, South, hold: *AJ7 »AK53 4AK1062 +4 What do you do? A— Bid two spades. You Intend to bid four hearts next, completing » picture of a very strong hand with good hearts and a singleton in clubs. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: <SA 5 »A K 5 3 « A K 10 6 2 *1 2 What do you do? NORTH •A 106 VK9654 * QS ^ 10974 WEST V J82 »KJ864 *AJ3 VQ107 »732 AQ8652 SOUTH (D) A A K Q 8 5 4 2 VA3 • A 10 9 South 2* 3* 0* Neither side vul. Wcsl North East Pass 2 N.T. Pass -1 V Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* J could not make a positive response. With the opening lead of the jack of spades, South's problems are miraculously solved. South wins the first trick with the ace of spades, cashes the ace and king of hearts, and rufts a heart, be- c'.arer gets back to dummy with the ten of spades, . drawing the outstanding trumps. Now dummy's two good hearts can be cashed, and South gets rid of two losing cards Tlic slam is now home. When this hand was actually played, in the summer of 1954 In a match between England and Italy, the bidding was even worse than the sequence that is shown in the diagram. The Italian play- cv- were using a very artificial system, and as Ihe result of a I misunderstanding North wound up I WELL, now that a 9-year-old boy has swum across the Golden Gat« there really isn't much point in any of us adults messing around with kid stuff like that, is there?— Florida Times-Union, SALESMAN — "These stocking] are the very latest pattern, fast colors, holcproof. won't shrink, priced far lower than elsewhere and a very good yarn." Customer—"Yes, and you tell it well."—Louisville Courier-Journal. •Songs and Singers Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Barber singer, Perry 5 " Marie" 9 One of the Crosby boys 12 Upon 13 Music is one of the fine 14 Era . 15 Guidance 17 Bom 18 Tally 19 Fast driver 21 Domini 23 Musical direction 24 Evil 27 Care for 29 Seaweed DOWN 1 Low fellows 2 Of the ear 3 Malayan 4 Metropolitan singers 5 Rodent 6 Prayer . 7 Guitar fret 8 Domestic slaves S Covering wounds 10 Curved molding 11 "The Barrel Polka' : 16 Middle 20 Warehouse 32 Runs together 24 Sleeping 26 Twisted 23 Play 30 Poker slake 31 Remainder 33 Loved ones 35 Woman advisor 22 Birds' homes 40 Over- 25 Toward the 45 Ant sheltered side 46 Small vallej 47 Ireland 48 Chemical suffixes 50 Verdi opera 51 Master of Agriculture (ab.) 34 Mourn 36 Abandon 37 Representatives 38 Caterpillar hair 39" Enchanted Evening" 41 Obtain 42 Worthless table scrap 44 Unusual 46 Translation 49 Moslem leaders 53 Wile 54 Southern state resident 56 "It's a Sin to Tell a " 57 Network (.mat.) 58 Rim 59 Finish CO Bewildered 81 Allowance for! waste places

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