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TA<5E FOUR BI/miKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1MI THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO H. W HAINES, Publisher HARRT A. HAINES. Assistant Publisher A. A. PREDRICKSON, Editor M.UL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Bole N»tlon»! Adrertlsing Representatives: W«Hnc« Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta, Memphis. Entered us second class matter «t the post- oMice at BljrthevlUe. Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October », 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES: Bj carrier In the city ot Blythevllle or anj •uburban town where carrier service is maintained. 25c per week. By mail, within a radius ol 50 miles, J5.00 per rtir 1250 (or six months, $1.25 for three months; by mall outr-ldf 50 mile zone. $12.50 per rear pijablt In «dv*nc*. Meditations And that he died for all, that they which live •hauls not henceforth live unto themselves, but .mo him which deid /or them, and rose aeain. H Cor. 5:15. * # * Beyond this vale ol tears, There Is a life above. Unmeasured by the flight of years; And all that life is love. — James Montgomery. Barbs Mother, dad and a new baby really are a problem — two and one to carry! * * * We Veep hearing that » main rule of golf is to keep your eye on the ball. And then girls start going around the course In shorts. + + * The best passing remarks we've heard are the ones youngsters give to the schoolteacher. * « * A woman's final decision Is reached just before •he finally makes up her mind. * + * A scientist says that flowers make a noise while growing. We can feel lucky that weeds don't. For Our Own Security, U. S. Must Help End Colonialism Secretary of State Dulles, who has not been as sure-footed a foreign affairs leader as expected, nevertheless was in firm stride when he declared the United States should promote self-government in the Near East and Asia and give no aid or appearance of aid to colonialism. On his recent tour of those regions, Dulles found what others before him have found. hT enative populations desperately want independence. They want an end to colonial control by Britain, rFance, or any other. Insofar as the United States seems to ally itself closely to the aims of these governments in Asia and the Middle East, it *oo will be looked piion with considerable disfavor. And so long as Russian or Chinese Communists profess to espouse the nationalistic goals of these peoples, the Reds are likely to have some measure of the success they have had in Turin-China in taking over and distorting movements for independence. We feel — and with good reason — that the Asiatics an dNcar Eastern folk who allow this to happen are incredibly naive politically. They do not realize they are trading British and French overlords for Communist masters whose tyranny is unparalleled. Yet, in simple fairness, \ve cannot hope to impress them with the earnestness of our concern for their freedom and our own if we do not help to lift the colonial yoke from them. Native Vietnamese in Tndo-China do not care to fight and doe for French rulers. No effort to enlist large native forces in behalf of freedom there is like- to succeed until France gives (he people full control of thei rown political destinies. We canno tordcr the French to do this. But we must try hard to persuade them. In the same way, the British must ultimately turn over control in Malaya, must get their armed forces out of Egypt (after proper safeguards for Suez are'set up). And the French must begin to think seriously of yielding hegemony over their North African colonies along the Mediterranean. These moves will he hitter medicine for the once-great colonial powers. The best they can hope for is somthow to keep the colonial lands within the French or the British family of nations, as with the British Commonwealth pattern. But there is no alternative. Continued colonialism, ir.d continued help for it from us, carries with It th« risk of disaster in the Middle Enst and Asia. Only communism can be the gainer, and in these territories communism already has gained far loo much. Views of Others Don't Sell Private Industry Short H will b 15 years or more before atomic power is available commercially on a competitive basis with present electric power, Dr. Harry A. Wlnne, vice-president of General Electric Company, predicted at the dedication of the university of Rhode Island's new Pasture Chemical Laboratory. Large atomic-electric power stations could be built within five years, he said, if someone wan to to pay for them, but the cost would be "terrific." The atomic bomb and the nuclear-powered submarine are "gadgets" built quickly by a "crosh" progra mwlth unlimited funds because of very special circumstances — the stupidity of the human race, or part-i of the human race, which brings about one war after another. To keep atomic-electric power out of the gadget" class, the industry must develop on a sound basis, Dr. Wlnne said. That will be when It can compete with conventional electric power without requiring a government-supported weapons program for the Plutonium produced as a by-product. Yes, we believe there is a great future for atomic power commercially. And we also believe that we're selling private Industry short when we speculate that the huge cost of the process for making this power available makes it mandatory that the government do the spending. Unless we miss our guess, private industry could produce atomic energy much cheaper than does the government. Our chief contention for this is that everything else the government engages In such as the production of electric power, costs much more than when the same process Is carried out under private supervision and minus government red tape and the host of workers who are paid for doing nothing. In the not-too-distant future, we believe It will be possible for a city to establish an atomic plant and pipe the energy to Ite customers for heat, lighting, cooling, etc., In much the same manner that gas or electricity is furnished today. Expensive? Yes, but it Is also expensive to set up and maintain nu electric or a gas plant. Don't sell private Industry short. —Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram. The Fireside Chat Not everyone will agree that President Elsen- hower's Ideas on taxes and the national defense arc the best. But let's look at the criticism. Some say taxes have got to be cut sooner than the President wants to cut. The politicians arc afraid that unless taxes arc cut. the GOP will lose its weak hold on Congress. Certain sections of Big Business wan^. tax cuts for selfish reasons, echoing the notion that what l.s good for big Business is naturally good for the country. But Bis Labor and the Farm Bloc and the Veterans Bloc use the same line of reasoning. They can't all be right. Then there are tli'o amateur strategists who think the President has cut the Air Force too much. But If President Elsenhower with his military background doesn't know what the armed services budget should be, who does? The politicians who are worrying about losing the 1954 congressional elections would do well to remember that the voters last year expressed a far greater preference for Dwight D. Eisenhower than they did for a Republican Congress. If the politicians want the GOP to keep (and slvenylhen its hold) on Congress, they had better start backing the man on whose coattails many of them rode Into office last November. —Klngsport (Tenn.) News. 'eace Scares Every time peace threatens to break out. the stock market quivers and (he columnists who were so perturbed a few months aiio about our having gotten into the Korean thins began to worry about our beinp. "trapped" into getting out. Why Malenkov is acting more peaceful than Stalin is not for us to diagnose, it is barely possible that hr thinks peace would be a good thing for Russia. We are convinced it would be the best thinp for the rest of us. Many terrible things could happen to tills world. Peace Js not one of them. —The Pleasant Hill (Mo.) Timei. SO THEY SAY If it's not settled over there (in Korea) we'll find Commies on the shores of California one day. — den. James A. Van Gleet (Ret.). * * * There Is no information which I know that givrs me indication that their (Russia) capabilities have diminished the threat (to peace) on« lota. — General Rldgu'ay. NATO commander. * * * What the peasants and the poor families ne«t is aid. 1 am proud that the United States is having some part in this effort. — Italian Ambassador Luce, on U. S. aid to Italy. * * + I mu.st make it plain that In spite of all the uncertainties and confusion Ip which world affairs are placed, i tii'lic^e n conference ot the hiKhcst level .should lake place between the lead- Ine powers without long delay. — Prime Minister CburcluU. Between the Crosses, Row on Row *efer Edson's Washington Column — Flood Control Developments Present Two Problems to Ike WASHINGTON — NEA — Al- nost unnoticed by city folk, a new ind of local sub-government has rown up in rural United States. It is built around the so-called Soil C o n s e rvation District. A soil conservation district may cross township, county and even state lines. Its limits are the natural boundaries of a drain- Peter Edson age area. This rea may be as small as ft creek branch valley. It may take i the land area drained by one ibutary. The tributary districts ven form watershed associations i cover an entire river system, These districts and associations re becoming better organized nil te time. California has had flood onlrol district organizsitiuns for may years. State law thcfe has .vcn these districts authority to vy taxes for improvements in leir own areas. Several years ago Nebraska assed a law authorizing local wa- r.shecl groups to orsamxe. Kansas •Hewed suit last yenr. R. W. Rogers, ch\ef of the ree- rds section of U.S. Soil Conserva- on Service, in the Department of srlcuUure, reports that at the end 1952 nearly 2500 soil conserva- on districts hnd been formed in United States ami Us tcrri- ries. These districts con'.iiin BO per mt of all the agricultural land nd 85 pfif cent of all the farms id ranches. Eleven stales, the rgin Lslnnds mid Pue Mi :i Rico are impletely covered witn locally anaged districts. It will be ncc- isary to organize only 140 more districts to cover the entire U.S. Over 1,250,000 farms ai'e now cooperating. Already they have tbeir own trade association. It is called the National Association of Soil Conservation Districts. W S. David, Jr., of League City, Tex . has been national president for \ e last two years. What is in the mauuiy here is a powerful new farm organization —a powerful new farm lobby and pressure group, some people be- jlleve—with n common interest, a common problem and a common goal. The common interest is water and land. The common goal is to get the maximum aid from every sourcc for proper utilization of water on land and the prevention of destruction of the land by too much water in flood time. Already there are evidences that this new element in the old water lobby is beginning 10 throw its weight around, R. A McConnell, Jr., of Lincoln, Neb , h^-5 headed delegations of citizens from his area, which have come to Washington twice In the la.st six months demanding more attention to its problems. When- Congress was threatening to cut off uppropriations for con- tlnuinf* work on 11 Department of Agriculture watershed development projects, delegations from these areas came to Washington and turned on the heat. They were able to save half of their requested $15 million appropriation in the House. The Senate has yet to net. ....-That the soil conservation district story has an effective appeal in Congress is further shown by the fact Hint, the House has already appropriated money for starts on 48 new fflderal-nid projects for watershed protection. AH these developments present the Eisenhower administration with a couple of dandy new problems. One of the principles of this business administration was that federal handouts for local public- works programs would be reduced. The government would , refrain from doing things that local citizens could do for themselves. The Soil Conservation District movement Is a local movement, all right. The districts in many cases levy taxes against themselves, float local bond issued, get allocations from highway funds and even state-government help for many of their projects. The districts are voluntary organizations. There Is no federal compulsion to belong. But when the bills get bigger than the soil conservation districts feel they can pay themselves, they aren't going to be above asking for help from Uncle Sam. What happens to the principle of stopping federnl aid for local developments, in such cases, re- mams to be seen. The second problem facing the federal government is whether It is going to build up a third bureaucracy in the Department of Agriculture to deal with land and I water problems. Already the government has Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation with divided responsibility over big river projects. Almost every study of government reorganization has recommended that their work should be unified. A Presidential Water Resources Commission headed by Morris L. I Cooke last year recommended that n single agency coordinate all water-use policy and river-basin de| velopment. Instead of that, how- jever, a fair start has been made I here to split the baby in three. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — NEA — Exclusively Yours: Alan Ladd'a slated for a Mayo Clinic visH- Two small bones in his hand, broken in a (Urn-set accident, have failed to heal properly . . . Friends of the Andrews Sisters say the warblers will bury the hatchet and that their act will not be broken up ... Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's new contract with U-I is nn eye-popper — $200,000 per picture plus 50 per cent of the profits . . . The Joan Bennett-Walter Wanger reconciliation now .has a screechy sound track . .. Amanda Blake is getting a divorce and heading" for Europe to forget the whole thins • • • Franchot Tone and Betsy von Furstenberg, on the verge of becoming Mr. and Mrs., will co-star in a play this summer. Reports from Italy that motherhood is a drain on Ingrid Bergman's beauty are denied by Ella Logan, who visited her recently. "She's so beautiful," says Ella, "that I tell her I hate her. "In Hollywood she was such a Shy thing, but now you can't stop her from talking. Dr. Lindstrom told her he hoped she would cry every day for the rest of her life, but she's the gayest person I know." John Russell was introduced as "Jane Russell" 1 by the mayor of Nashville, Tenn., at the premiere of "The Sun Shines Bright." "It's a natural mistake," quipped John. 'We both have brown eyes." June Allyson apparently has given up the retirement caper. Stars with ideas of home and kiddies don't rush out and hire press agents when they leave major studios . . . Manuel Rojas, the handsome Chilean who had Rita Hayworth in a spin for a while, then brightened Mrs. Gary Cooper's life, Is being coached for a movie areer as a swoon king. Wait And See Jose Ferrer has three little words — "wait and see" — for scribes who ask if he will wed Rosemary Clooney. He's more def- nlte about Rita Hay worth in "Miss Sadie Thompson," the new version of "Rain": "She's going to be wonderful. You can become a star accidentally, but you can't remain a star accidentally. Rita's a heckuvan actress. She'll be sensational as Sadie," long-term contract. George Nader, Paillette Goddard's leading man in "Sins of Jezebel," was the lad who lit tha fires in Ursula Thiess 1 orbs until Robert Taylor came along. He wai Ursula's co-star in "Monsoon" and still carries a torch for the beauty. Space Operas Coming: It's gonna be tough on movie horses, wranglers and stunt men if author Ray Bradbury's prediction comes irue that scie-ce-fic- tion epics will replace hayburners. Ray, the dean of writers about critters on other planets, and who wrote the screenplay of "It Came From Outer Space." is putting hi* money on space operas over horse operas. "There's more originality and more excitement in science iic- tion," he argues. "When they say 'they went thataway' in westerns, they can point only right and left. When they say it in science fiction, they can point anywhere. Much more directional latitude, if you know what I mean." Inside on the sudden parting of 0-1 and Anita Eckberg, a former Miss Sweden, Is that the beauty was paid off months ahead of the .ermlnation of her contract. A big, fat check in settlement of the pact s waiting for the blonde beauty at her agent's office. Architect John Lindsay, who nve Diana Lynn everything she asked for in the property settlement, is building a new Los Angeles hospital . . . RKO won't confirm it, but the grapevine insists that Lilt St. Cyr, the peeler of peelers, has been signed to a my'a ten and returned the eight of hearts. East naturally played "" 11 "'* 1ha ton " f be Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D Written for NEA Service Those who suffer from ragweed ay fever, with or without asthma, and who take vacations during late August and curly Steplember with the idea of getting away from the source of their trouble, should start their planning now. Several places on the North American continent have no ragweed, or .so little that the trouble Is greatly lessened. There is practically no ragweed in the Pacific northwest and northern California, and very little in southern California, Arizona and New Mexico. The Rocky Mountains themselves (have little ragweed, though vair- I weed grows well in the plains Just east of the mountains. There is practically no ragweed In southern nnrt eastern Florida and there te a strip of territory in western and northern Maine away from the seacoast which Is claimed to have little rasweed. Northern Minnesota and uflper Michigan have less ragweed farther south. Many victims of hay fever get a great deal of relief in those areas, though when a strong wind is blowing from the south they often have trouble. Several national parks are good hay fever spots. Among thorn are Crater Lake. Bryce Canyon, Glacier, Grnnd Canyon, Grand Tclon. Kings Canyon, Mount Mckinley, Mount Rainier, Olympic, Grand Lake, Sequoia. Yellowstone. Yosemite, Zlon and Sun Valley. According to pollen .studies, cities with no ragweed in the nir, or small amounts, include Sacramento. Miami, Reno, Portland, Oni.. Seattle, Spokane. Prince Albert (Saskatchewan^ and Mexico City, Favorable claims are also made lot luatt pl»c«« »l VUciuito li- "land. Marmfette and Charlevoix In ' Michigan; Bethlehem. B r e t t o n i Woods and Dixviilc Notch in New ' Hampshire; Campobello Island in New Brunswik. Canada. Minakic , Lodge, Port Arthur and Haiiburton County 'Ontario), nntl Murray Bay (Quebec). Belief Is Variable j Most of these places have (heir • enthusiasts but others who have j tried them have not always found relief. With the exception of the areas which are known to be free of ragweed pollen or have small | amounts in the air. the amount of I relief which hay fever sufferers ; get from resorts is variable. Some people get almost completely relieved and some seem to have Just about as much trouble, probably because they are more sensitive to email quantities of pollen. hand was on the trashy side South cannot be blamed for jumping to game after North had indicated strength with his raise. West opened the king of clubs and continued the suit, whereupon I South ruffed. Declarer dre»v two \ rounds of trumps with the ace and i king and hopefully led a low heart towards dummy's queen. He hoped to find the hearts breaking 3-3, with the jack in the East hand When dummy put up the queen ftJACO8Y ON BRIDGE i j Watch Your Small •Cards, and Win By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Most players pay careful att?n- ; lion to the nces, kings, and Queens, j but only the fine player is cnrjlul i about the lower cards. In todiy'P hand the contract depended on correct manipulation of an eight and ;\ seven. North's frpp raise to wo Jirtiulc.s in today's hand is not rorom^irnrl- od. A free rni.se should show ro.i! vtliM, tod i& thi* ctftt NovUQ't NORTH AQ 11)832 VQ86 «• J97 WEST « 5 4 (f92 » K64 *AK8742 EAST A 6 VA.I43 # Q 1083 AQ1095 A AKJ07 »K 1075 » A52 + 3 Enst-West vul. Soulh West North East i « 2 + •; * 3 * 4 * Pass Pass Pass Opening lead— +K of hearts, East won with the ace. East, returned a low diamond and South played low, hoping tha' ihe opponents would be unable to force oiit his ace on the next rou/d. We.st won with the king of dla. inonds and returned the sun and j South was disappointed when East was able to play the ten ot diamonds and thus force out the ace. Now everything depended on the harts. South had alracly lost Hire tricks and had to win three heart tricks in order to discard the last losing diamond from dummy. Declarer entered dummy by ittdini tbi alai of «padc« to Sum- low, and South finessed the ten of hearts. When West dropped the nine of hearts. South led dumm's ueen This hearts. When West dropped the nine of hearts. South led his last trump to dummy's queen and returned the six of hearts. This enabled him to win a finesse with the seven of hearts and cash the king of hearts to discard the last diamond from dummy. South would have lost his contract If he had failed to play the eight of hearts on the second round of that suit. He had to be able to win the third heart trick with the seven in his own hand, which would be impossible if dummy still held the eight of hearts. The reveleatlon that the sale <f popcorn, soft drinks, caudy and ice cream in the nation's theaters is now running to almost 42 per cent of the total admission sales is an eye-opener. But when theater managers became candy butchers instead of showmen the mcrv- ies took it on the chin. Rosemary Colligan, the young beauty who has George Raft going around with mooncalf eyes, will join his nitery dancing act. High point of George's return to hoofing will be a number, danced "Just a Gigolo," in which he goes to a ringside table, asks a woman to dance, then accepts a tip from her husband when they return to the table. Director Jean Negulesco will stop off in Paris in June en route to Rome to pilot "Coins In tha Fountain" for Fox. Purpose: To talk, his wife, Dusty Anderson, into a reconciliation. A GOOD GOLFER who takes hl» girl friend to the links to teach her the rudiments of the game is either a most gallant youne man or very much In love. — Cuthbert (Ga.) Times. 75 Yean Ago In Blytheyillt Miss Laura Hale of Annorel underwent a tonsillectomy at Walls Hospital today. Charles S. Lemons has left for ft week's trip through Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma where he -will visit six Rotary Clubs as a representative of Rotary International. Mrs. J. C. Ellis was installed a» President of the Woman's Council of the First Christian Church at a meeting yesterday when Mrs. Renkert Wetencamp waa leader of th« program. .© NEA It lakes a man or woman with a lower bridge connecting teeth on opposite sides of! the mouth to be a real authority on garbage disposal. American Islands Answer to Previous Puzzle HORIZONTAL 1 American is a group of Pacific islands 6 The islands are part of this group '11 Utopian 12 Levels 13 Bellowed 15 Scoffs 16 Sea eagle 17 Palatable 19 Scottish river 20 Appear 22 Entangle 23 Promontory 24 Fall in drops 26 "Peach State" (ab.) 27 Worthless morsel 28 Symbol for selenium \ 29 Mountain (comb, form) i 31 Fillip 33 While | 34 Compass point 36 Egyptian sun ; Rod ' 37 Trial 40 Hots flax 41 Self-esteem 43 Weights of India 45 Note in Guide's scale 4fi Ceases 48 Burmese wood sprite 49 Reprove 51 Lure 53 Anoint 54 Si.ck one 55 Fortification 5G Common Europtan Wile VERTICAL 1 Forefathers 2 Idolized 3 Humbler 4 Rowing implf/nent 5 Drinks made from malt 6 Repair 7 Hail! 8 One who requires 9 Disquietude 10 Onagers 14 Barrier in a river 21 Longs for 23 Hangman's knots 25 Writing implement 30 Consume 32 Mountain crest 3-! Crock moon goddess on tha island 35 Looked of Tutuila fixedly 15 Oriental guitar 18 Their capit 38 Pertaining to old age 39 Outlined 40 Musical term 42 Unclose (poet.) 44 Cubic meter 46 Sv.-edish. weight 47 Protuberance 50 Winglike part 52 Sesame

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