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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE cduRIIB NIWB CO. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher BARRY A. HAINE8, Editor, Auisttnt Publisher PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Waltact Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered u Mcond olaw matter at the po«t- otfice at Blythevllle, Arkanjw, under act of Con- greH, October 9, 1917. Member of The Associated Presi SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, lie per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, (5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Fulfil y* my joy, that ye be like minded, having: the »me love, being: of one accord, of one mind. — FhlllppUns 2:2. * * * . Humility is the altar upon which God wishes that we should offer Him His sacrifices. — La Rochefoucauld. Barbs A man looks that much harder when a girl is easy to look at. * * * European nations are among the greatest trouble* with European nations, * * H-. A TV set was stolen from a sorority house In the east and the girls will now get some studying done. v « * * A lot of those nifty new can you've seen on the road ilrady have gone five thouund mlln of credit. * * * It's ea«y to do just enough to get by, but you can't buy much with what you earn , A Sure and Speedy Way To Facilitate Traffic Flow We have noted not without some unhappiness that "No Parking" signs have been disappearing from various-streets over the town. This is something City Council's Traffic Committee may well study. Traffic is becoming much of a problem in Blytheville. Even though some streets have been improved and widened, the flow of traffic will continue to be a growing and pressing problem in downtown Blytheville. Therefore, we think it evident that the use of "No Parking" signs will be a growing, rather than a diminishing practice in the future of the town. Certainly these should be restored on sectors of Walnut which bear downtown traffic and on downtown Asli Street. Traffic is beginning to slow up in Blytheville. Let's get it moving again. The small, neat "No Parking" sign is one of the cheapest, quickest and surest methods we have available. Let's bring it into play wisely in applying it to traffic logjams. The President's Program If the American people take their cue from President Eisenhower, they will view the months ahead in this year 1955 with confidence but without complacency. He told them in his State of the Union message to Congress that they have great reason to look hopefully into the future. For the first time in long years, there is no active major battlefield anywhere on earth. And, after a 1954 marred by a business decline that caused some apprehension, the President could report that "business activity now surges with new strength." , Mr. Eisenhower obviously wants the American people to go about their tasks with renewed cheerfulness, with less tension than has marked their lives .in the past decade and a half. He believes the facts of 1955 warrant such a mood. But he is not willing to have them forget the menace of Russo-China commun- nism which hangs over them, nor ignore some of the shortcomings of their own way of living. He reminded us military-force is still the chief reliance of the Soviet Union, despite all the cooing words about "eo- existence.'\He added that "their steadily growing power includes an increasing strength in nuclear weapons." Mr. Eisenhower appreciates acutely the danger inherent in this mounting Russian atomic might, and wishes us all to share Ms awareness. At the (same time, he offers assurance against undue alarm, in the shape * defMiM program dwigned to stresi our own air power and atomic force, at the expense of somewhat reduced ground armies, The lawmakers may quarrel over the details of this plan, but they can hardly contest its aims. The president likewise would puncture any smugness we might feel about the upsurging home front. There are too many gaps and soft spots for us to view it with complete comfort. He has a program calculated to meet many of these problems. This calls for federal aid to help meet the grave shortage of school classrooms, for Higher minimum wages, more public housing, a comprehensive new highway program, federal health protection, some changes in the Taft-Hartley labor law, an attack -on the juvenile delinquency problem, and continuing attention to the needs of farmers, especially drought sufferers. As he prepares to tackle specifically the problems involved in assuring the nation's safety and prosperity, Mr. Eisenhower is not unmindful of the difficulty confronting a Republican President who must deal with a Democratic Congress. With some eloquence and abundant good humor, he has appealed to his Democratic friends and opponents on Capitol Hill to approach the tasks of peace and prosperity in a spirit of national harmony and cooperation. No one doubts he will find this spirit at work on all major matters of foreign policy and defense. Unity of attack is much less likely on domestic problems, for somewhere, somehow, the Democrats must make a record in this Congress that can give them hope of regaining the White House in 1956. , Whatever politics may do to warp and reshape his projects, the President's outlook and program for 1955 appear to have the virtues'of positiveness, sanity and moderation—underscored by keen altertness to the continuing peril facing America and all free lands. 50 THEY SAY Leo Speaks for Himself Leo Love, a typesetting machine operator for the Jackson (Miss.) Daily News, was summoned for jury service and was asked for court officials whether his newspaper work would have any effect on his decision as a juror. "When you work around a newspaper for a while, you get to where you don't pay attention to what they write," Leo said. Leo was accepted as a juror, but It should be understood that he is not talking for all, or a majority, of the typesetting machine operators on the nation's newspapers. Most editors have found the men who convert copy into type not only very much up one the news of the world, the nation and their home towns—but also with very decided viewpoints. As typesetting machine operators set the news,' from minute to minute, they may not get all the details of the stories because of the way news copy is handled in a well-run composing room. But let it be known, far and wide, that they are well, news-wise. Some • printers are better versed in the daily news and its evaluation than many of their fellow citizens. Leo Love speaks for himself.—Mattoon (111.) Journal-Gazette. 5 ; 552 Typewriters Lately the Department of Defense has been looking into its warehouses. One of its finds in this Operation Clean Sweep is a supply of 5,552 brand- new typewriters that no one knew existed. Use of these machines in various federal agencies will save taxpayers $680,000 In the coming year. Maybe the Pentagon men and those from other agencies could profit by looking Into other radk corners. Even if some of the items found aren't brand new. they might be usable. Unfortunately, many of the war surpluses were left In other countries or destroyed, one Dallas man, a former Air Force officer in the Far East, tells that hundreds of slightly used typewriters were dumped in in the. ocean so they couldn't be sold to civilians and thus depress the market price. Whatever further finds may be made in federal warehouses, it Is gratifying to find efficiency returning to agencies that recently were squandering tax money with a lavish hand.—Dallas Morning v/lbWSOFOTHERS We shall neither be intimidated nor lulled into a false sen.se of security. We shall patiently and steadily persist in measures of collective security. - Secertary of State Dulles. * * * I cannot help but believe that landlords who refuse to take children are social parasites and should be condemned as antisocial. — Rabbi Reuben Slonim of Toronto, Canada. * * * I cannot be associated with such un-American methods. — Gen. James A. Van Fleet, on resigning from pro-McCarthy organization, "10 Million Americans for Justice." # * * No woman Is capable of handling her own money until s''.e i.s 50. — Financier Albert Rubin leaves $56,000 to 2G-year-old daughter when she reaches 50, Let's Hope That Spacesui.t Works Peter tdson't Washington Column — Trade Associations Renew Fight To End Goverment Competition WASHINGTON —(NBA)— Nearly 100 trade association'represen- tatives met quietly in Washington at the end of the year to discuss jlans for renewing the long fight ,o end government competition with private business. There was no publicity on the meeting, before or after. Some of ;he business representatives present declared the lunchon meet- ng, held in a Washington hotel, was completely off the record and ;hat there was no news in it. No "ormal organization was perfected, no committees were appointed, no plans were made for future meet- ngs, no resolutions were passed, no list of those present was kept. One reason given for this last 'act was that many of the trade associations represented are not registered as lobylsts on Capitol Hill. Fearful of the lobby registration law, they did now wish to become involved in any activity that might later be interpreted as attempting to influence legislation. The mere fact that this number of trade association representa- ives could be assembled, however, ndicates the extent of business interest in the subject. Among the ndustries represented were dairy products processors, food processors, warehouse operators, shipbuilders, electrical contractors, wooden box manufacturers, and ;o on. Leaders in calling the meeting were Paul Courtney of the Associated Businessmen of America, Louis Fisher of the Faint, Varnish and Lacquer Association and Robert North of the International As- sociation of Ice Cream Manufacturers, Mr. Notrh served as chairman. In all, the U. S. government is now said to be in competition with some 135 private industries. Any formal organization of representatives of these' business lines or their trade associations could, of course, exert considerable pressure on Congress and the executive branches of government. It is insisted, .however, that no such pressure group will be formed as a result of the recent Washington meeting. The main purpose was said to be informing the Washington representatives of the various industries on current developments in the effort to get the government out of competition with private business. Roberts will then be made to trade associations which will sparaly drmin be made o trade associations which will separately determine their own policies for future action. In one sense, the Washington meeting of trade association representatives was held in something of a vacuum. Suspended some place in this vacuum is a new Bureau of the Budget bulletin to all government agencies, outlining a new policy on handling their activities which compete with private business. This new directive has been in preparation for months. It was supposed to have been issued shortly after election. Red tape delays and difficulties in getting the new policy approved by the Department of Justice and the Cabinet the Doctor Says— Written for NKA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Vincent's infection, or trench riouth as it is commonly called. s an extraordinary condition. Two ] tound: A corkscrew-like one which s known as Vincent's spirochete and a germ-shaped one, some- ;hing like a dumbbell narrowed at both ends. Which of these, if j either, causes trench mouth is still uncertain, It Is sure, however, that the disease is contagi- j ous and can be spread from one \ person to another. j If trench mouth starts sudden- j y pain is always present. The | mouth and tongue burn like fire and excessive salivation is the rule; sometimes the .saliva becomes actually bloody. The breath smells foul and there is a metal- taste in the mouth. In children sore throat, fever, pains in he muscles and joints, difficulty j n swallowing and the appearance of severe Illness are not uncommon. The lining of the mouth may ulcerate and sometimes an ac- tial membrane forms wicli can be confused with diphtheria. The nvolved areas around the sums ind throat are inflamed, lender. ,nd bleed easily if pressed. Erupting teeth or teeth in poor position, ill-fitting crowns or other dentures, poor hygiene of the mouth (that is failure lo keep the ceth clean) and interference with nutrition of the gums often for ing on trench mouth. Certain vitamin deficiencies, particularly deficiencies of vitamin C rind B, chronic malnutrition, certain blood diseases, and several clislnrbnncc.s of he digestive tr.;ct enter into the picture also. Its treatment Is complicated und generally takes quite a long .line. SmoRing ana alcoholic bev- crngcs are str'ctly prohibit;::! ' The diet should consist of soft foods and in some cases extra vitamins are given. Cooperation between the dentist and physician often brings the be&t and quickest results. Anything which lowers the vitality helps to bring on trench mouth. During wars or famines when hundreds of thousands of people are not getting enough to eat and are subject.to great stress and strain trench mouth often spreads like wildfire. After any wasting illness, too, a person becomes more susceptible t h n n when things are going well. But sometimes ft pops up in, those who are in good condition too. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Here's o Test of Your Ingenuity BY OSWALD JACOBY Written for NBA Service Put yourself In the West seat in today's hand, defending against the contract of five clubs. We'll start you off well by opening the king of hearts for you. You are now on your own. East plays the ten of hearts on the first trick, and your king holds. This doesn't surprise you, lo be sure, and you continue with the ace of hearts on the correct assumption that East's ten of hearts was meant to get you to continue the suit. The ace of hearts wins likewise, and East completes his signal by dropping the deuce of hearts on the srMld trick. What have held It up. But it Is no 1 scheduled for Issuance some time this month. Department of Defense also has a new directive on this subject in preparation for early issuance. Most of the government's activities competing with private business are now in the Army, Navy and Air Force installations. They Include clothing manufacture and repair, ordnance and munitions manufacture, paint, rope and other military supply production, aircraft and automotive service and repair, post exchange and commissary stores competing with local retail merchants. In the last Congress, a House Government Operations sub-committee under Rep. Cecil Harden (R., Ind.) ran extensive hearings and issued a number of reports highly critical of all government husiness-type activities. Just who will be on the Govern: ment Operations committees in the new Congress, and whether this field of investigation will be con- tii.vsd are not now known. Washington lobyists naturally want to be prepared for any developments along this line. Four bills were introduced In th last Congress to limit government competition with private industry. One bill passed the House, but died in the Senate. Trade association representatives now feel that if they had exerted a little more pressure at the time, this legislation would have passed the last Congress and been signed by the President. have no reason to disobey instructions. You lead your last heart, and South ruffs. South now leads the eight of spades, and it is your play. What do you do? You play the three of spades, naturally. You're probably won- TYORTH 15 A AJ94 V875 4> 103 + Q965 WEST EAST A 10 53 4Q7C2 VAK9 VQJ1032 » 7654 « 98 + 1084 #K3 SOUTH (D) *K8 V64 « AKQJ2 + AJ72 North-South vul. South West North East 1 « Pass 1 A 2V 3* 3* 4.* Pass 5* Pasi Pass Pass Opening lead—V K mist also be avoided. In nciKo Lead another heart. Kast has varieties, rest In bed Is ncces- asked you lo come on, ind you dering w.ien you're going to be required to do .something brilliant, but the time hasn't yet come. Dummy wins with the ace of spades, and your partner plays the six of spades. Dummy leads the five of clubs, declarer finesses the jack. It is your partner pltiy.s the three, and once more your play. What do you do? You play the four of clubs, naturally. You arc still wondering when the brilliant play Is going to come along. You are now n dead duck, for you have missed your opportunity. If South is a good guesser he will now lay down the ace of clubs, hoping that the king will {"re;). T'.:2 c:'..ls are with him, for .Jact has bid hearts and Is likely to be short In clubs. When the king of clubs drops, South can draw the last trump with dummy's queen and claim the rest of th.< lr:r!:s v.'.lh hljli diamond." !'••: :.'r. v "f r.|).r.>'.-. When South (messes the Jack of clubs you mutt quickly and nat- Eiiktne Jo/inson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NBA) — Behind the Screen: Hottest and most dramatic Oscar race in Academy Award history is simmering on Hollywood's front burner — Judy Garland vs. Grace Kelly. The girl born in a vaudeville trunk vs. the rich girl born in a Philadelphia mansion. The "old pro' vs. the newcomer. The New York Critics Award to newcomer Grace for the best acting of 1954 in The Country Oirl," •Rear Window" and "Dial M for Murder" hasn't stopped the dial O-for-Oscar Judy Garland boom for "A Star is Born." No* the heavy publicity artillery is being rolled up to the front lines, and I'm dusting off my old air raid warden's helmet for the fireworks. Even Osear better duck. The publicity heat could melt the old boy. Jane Russell is doing her own singing in "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes," but not so her costar, Jeanne Grain. Anita Ellis' singing voice will issue from Jeanne's li and she isn't happy about the vocal blackout. Gloria Grahame's ex, Director Nick Ray, and French dazzler Genevieve ("Knock on Wood") Aumont have reached the deeper emotions stage. . .. Now that Gary Crosby has dropped out of Stanford, he faces Army induction. But right now the junior Crosby's health graph isn't what It should be. CLEO MOORE is shrugging ofl the rumor that she and recording star T&ny Travis are in the hitching mood. She told me: "After I do what I want to do In this busi IIRSS and after he gets to be a big singing star—who knows? Right now, we're not thinking of marriage." Leslie Caron tried to explain to a Pox press agent on the "Daddy Long Legs" set that the title of her French play, "Orvet," means a small snake. "You know," she said. "You have them in this country—underwear snakes." • Garter snakes Is what the French pastry meant! PRIVATE EAR NOTES. Inter estlng aside on the battling Edmund Purdoms is that Norma Shearer has been Mrs. P's closest pal during the misery hours. Humphrey Bogart as cupid! "You kids ought to know each other," he said, introducing Dewey Martin to Gloria de Haven. It was a romance cue. . . . Columbia vetoed a 10-day personal appearance tour by Aldo Ray to plug Warners' "Battle Cry" — another explosion in the battle between the gritty- voiced star and his home lot. Sign in a Hollywood studio specializing in un-cover girl photos "There's nothing new about cheesecake. Mark Twain once said: 'The average American would rather sec Lillian Russell naked than General Grant in full uni- urally drop your middle card, whatever that card happens to be. You must give South some reason to believe that your ten of clubs is now blank. When South sees the eight of clubs fall, in this case, he may well believe that your original holding was the doubleton 10-8. Declarer will then enter dummy with the ten of diamonds to lead the queen of clubs. The king and ace of clubs will fall on this trick, but your ten won't fall— much to South's disappointment. That ten of clubs will provide the setting trick. form.' " The Guy Mitchell-Jackie Loughery patch-up Is an I-told-you-so note. But Jackie, for reasons of her own, refused to officially flash the green light on the reconciliation. Mrs. Edward Q. Robinson, Jr., decided against another make-up session and will tile for divorce. They were apart during his hectic front-page life . . . Negotiations for Mario Lanza to star in Leo McCarey's big musical, "Marco Polo", are in progress. Mario and his closest friend, fur designer Al Teitelbaum, huddled with Leo about the film earlier this week. Wail of an a6tor: "I have trouble cashing checkl. I don't know of a single place where ^'m unknown." OVERHEARD AT GIRO'S: "That girl I saw you with, last night should have been on a leash." SHORT TAKES: Variety's survey revealing that $80,000,000 will be spent on telefilms in Hollywood in 1955 is an eyebrow lifter. This adds up to 111 series compared to 64 last year . . . Fox will film "Space Medicine," a flicker about medics meeting; the demands of the jet age . . . William Powell, Jr., son of the star, is a new brass hat in the Pacific Division of NBC- TV. The rush of several producers to film "War and Peace" gave Nunnally Johnson his latest quip. Says he's going -to make a Civil War version titled, "War and Peace, You-All." Jane Russell and Howard Hughes finally agreed to agree. She'll star In six films for him during the next six years. Her loot: $50,000 a year In $1,000 weekly payments over a period of 20 years. NOW the United Nations turns up with the new agency, SUNFED. It is Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development. The word special had to be added to keep the agency from going under the name UNFED.Lexington* Herald. CRITICS SAY television isn't educational enough, but it teaches us all at least one fundamental fact about personal health—If you stay up too iRte watching old movies you'll be very sleepy the next morning.—Columbia (S.C.) State. HERE'S ONE of the newest psychiatrist jokes making the rounds: The patient thought he was a dog. The psychiatrist worked on him a month before treatment was completed. A friend met the patient on the street and asked, "How do you feel?" The patient replied, "Fine, feel my nose."—Matoon (111.) Journal-Gazette. UTTLf LIZ— The surest way to better your lot S toHoo tot ("ft"'. fNFA* Syrian Search Answ«r to Previous Puzzlt ACROSS 58 Genus of 1 Syria Is a .« iu . 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