The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1955 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 16, 1955
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1955 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS not COURIER mwa co. H. W. HAINE8, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Editor. AolsUnt PubUrtwr CAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Mtntger Sole National Advertising Representative*: Wtllace Wltmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered u teeond C!M» matter it the port- office at Blytheville, Arkanui. under act of Congress, October >, 1917. Member of The Auociatcd Preu SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blythevllle or an; suburban town where carrier Krvlc* la maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of SO miles, $5.00 per year, $2.50 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile aone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations A devout nun, and one that feared God with all his houK, which rave much almi to the people, and prayed to God alway.—Acts 10:2. * # # It is not he who knows most, nor he who hear* most, nor yet he who talks most, but he who exercises grace most, who has most communion with God.—Thomas Brooks. Barbs Spring is when a man starts spooning around. Then he gets married and has to fork over. * # # BARBS An aviator lost a wallet containing $250 — probably through some air pocket. * * * The government wanta us to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. Moat folki are too busy looking for the real iturf. * * * . When women are worn in as policemen, doel arresting attention count on their records? » * * It la poaalble for a peraon to live 100 jean on vecetaMea alone, according to a doctor. Nam* one! * * * A sporta writer Myi It talus a lot of gray matter to run a baseball team. And even more green. Wanted: Moral Discipline The spectacular, well-planned theft of a record f 350,000 in cash from a small New York City bank is much more than just piece of local news. It highlighti m growing national problem. The FBI reports that 307 banks were robbed in 1954. trends is so disturbing that the FBI has begun a series of conferences with local police officials and bank representatives in search of a way to check these. lootings. According to the FBI, apprehending bank robbers today is a lot tougher than it used to be in the days when John Dillinger. Then the bank gangs had a sort of continuing organization. Now th« jobs ar« done b}' quickly organized bands of criminals who pulled off a robbery or two and then split up. This makes them harder to identify and trace. Of course, it isn't only the bank robbery that is on the rise. Many types of crime are increasing, not merely numerically but in proportion to the nation's population. The increase includes both crimes against property. We can find at least a partial explanation for the rise in violence against people in the mounting tensions of overcrowded city living, in our many broken homes, in the shattering of disciplines that follows from the American habit of moving from place to place and job to job. We seem to give somewhat less thought to crimes against property. Yet in their present proportions they are distinctly a mark of modern civilization. Murder assault were surprisingly common in the distant past. Thievery really came into its own with this age of relative plenty. Undoubtedly the criminologists and other specialists can offer some pretty good reasons. These might be among them: This is a money civilization. Mostly increasingly is the key to filling our wants. Less and less do we produce the things we personally need: we buy them. Since this is so, the competition for the dollar grows stiffer all the time. Perhaps inevitably, some men of weaker fiber decide that they will not trouble to earn the money they want but simply take it. As it grows harder to build and maintain good moral discipline, this attitude becomes more common. This is also the age of supreme temptation. Never in history have we Men so many shiny, desirable thingg about us as now. Mtoor cars, TV sets, cameras, smartly turned out household gadgets, a hundred and one fancy props for good living. The urge to possess is strong, especially MMOf younger pMpl* wno ktven't acquired a sens* of values, who don't see why they should wait to have what they want. Young men look eagerly in dazzling shop windows, or stand on street corners and enviously watch the Cadi- Uses go by. In other words, ours is a time when people's wants have been vastly multiplied, but they do not make what they want. Money unlocks the door. If they will not or cannot earn it, then they may choose to steal either the material things they seek, or the money to buy them. We need more and better policemen to halt the mounting toll of thievery. But we also need a deeper solution. We must find a way to build and preserve moral disciplines strong enough to overcome the strains and temptations of this age of money and material plenty. Un-Militory Ike When President Eisenhower was running for his present office in 1952, some sincere men and some not so sincere raised fears about having a "military man in the White House." The answer, from those who knew him best, was that he was a very "unmilitary" general, in the sense that he had a deep dedication to peace and a broad, statesmanlike appreciation of the problems of international affairs. Now here he is, proving it, combatt- ing his own top military men on the matter of appropriations, seeking to temper the more militant views of some. Any critic who says he leans toward war will probably be laughed at. He deserves to be. VIEWS OF OTHERS Tax-Free Roads The only kind of highway building that doesn't cost the taxpayers anything U toll building, it In- volveg no charge on anyone except tho*e who happen to be going ita way and want to UM It. it I* like the fine, new car that doesn't co»t you a. cent unless you wnnt it bad enough to pay the price. No one has proposed that toll building be substituted for building toll-free roads with tax money. The highway commission IB building much as possible with its available funds. If It should get, more tax money U would step up It* program lor Improving the state system. . . . Tolls come In to picture only when a modern highway can't be delivered any other way. And this method Is feasible only when there U a clear demonstration that a large number of people want the project, are prepared to use It— enough of them to pay the full cost of the turnpike over a period of years.—Columbia (Mo.) Dally Tribune. TV'S Land of Nod , Earl de La Warr, head of Britain's government- operated television service reports an agreement with the new commercial TV chain that will start shortly. Both chairs and will offer only a blank •creen between 6 and 7 o'clock each evening "while children may be put to bed.' This is an unnecessarily cruel decision. Many a parent enjoys tho programs designed for the kiddles. Just why they should be deprived of em while their little darlings scamper off to bed IE beyond our simple comprehension. Aa for the children themselves, they'll never believe the broadcasting station is to blame. They'll thing the family receiving set is on the blink—and stny awake half the night worrying about It.—Dallas Morning News. Sunday School Teacher "Old Jesse James undoubtedly wasn't the moat savory character ever to hold forth In St. Joseph. 1 notes the St. Joseph News-Press, "but he certainly has had no equal In the field of publicity Seventy-two years have sport by since Jesse went to his reward, but every time his name creep* into a story new controversy seems to arise.' For example, it is noted that when a suggestion was made in St. Joseph recently that the 1955 motor car licenses Include a picture of Jesse's house, the story traveled all around the country on news wires and a woman In Atlanta, Go., wrote in to protest. The latest war o! words over Jesse Is whether h« ever taught Sunday school—Kansas City Times. OTHEY SAY Birds have nests, foxes have their holes, but tha son of man has not where to putt. — Sen. Albcn Barkley (D.. Ky.l. Women are learning that cigar imokers «• contented men. No cigar smoker ever beats hi* wife.— Walter Lyon, president Cigar Institute of America. ¥ * * They (NAM> had better read history. They had better read when you stand In the way of progress you get run over.— Walter Reuther. * * * We hav« reached a point where atomic wwp- pont are now convential and their use Is belns fully Inlictialod Into our strategy and tactics.— Adm. Arthur The Rats Start Sniffing Peter fd ton's Washington Column — TV A Directors Propose a New Plan to Finance Continued Growth WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Every area in the United States that gets public power has an Interest n the Tennessee Valley Authority's new plan to finance con- Jnued growth. The plan calls for authorizing TVA to sell revenue >onds and to make lease-purchase agreements with other public gencles to acquire new power ncilitles. Chftmplons of public power may oe In the new TVA plan a deep nrk plot to scuttle the agency. First analysts In Washington, how- ver, indicates this may be n llfe- Hving plan for public power. It ould prevent TVA and other si- lllar agencies from being frozen t present s\7.e, or from being rokon up nnd sold to private in- erests. This Is the TVA directors' and taff's own idea. They have been •orking on It for months. It is the ["VA hope that the Budget Bureau nd White House will recommend e plan to Congress. Congressmen from the Tenessee Valley states are at pres- nt unenthuslastlc about opening up the TVA Act to amendments. In addition to good amendments, Improving the TVA act and making TVA more of an independent operating agency, it was feared that some bnd amendment might be offered crippling the agency or killing it outright. The timing on having to amend the TVA act now is considered unfortunate, Inasmuch as the controversial Dixon-Yates contract is still hanging fire. How the private power industry will react to TVA's plan to keep going will be a major point to watch. Up to now, private power industry spokesmen have maintained that if TVA were just forced to pay Interest on its capital, pay the equivalent of taxes and other fixed charges, the government's power operations would be evenly competitive. The new TVA financing plan would in effect meet these objections. And TVA spokesmen in Washington say that if this plan Is adopted by Congress in its entirety and without further curbs, TVA power rates would not have to be raised. This would be possible by maintaining present operating efficiency which keeps TVA's costs down. The reason that the TVA directors were forced to come up with their new financing plan was simply that the Eisenhower administration has cut down on new money for expansion. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1054, TVA new authorizations to complete projects under way totaled $108 million. For the present fiscal year the authorization is $120 million. For next year only 527 million have been requested. No new projects have been authorized. These economies were made in the face of requirements for a 12 per cent Increase In power load per year from normal growth, costing an estimated $150 million ft year. Up to now, the only money TVA could use for expansion has been reinvestment of revenues from the sale of power or new Congressional appropriations. In the past It, has taken from six months to two years for Congress to act. Some projects, like the Fulton, Tenn., steam plant to supply more power to Memphis, haven't been approved at all. Under the new TVA plan, the agency could act like any private utility in financing its expansion by (he public sale of revenue bonds. Alternatively these bonds could be sold to the Treasury as trust fund Investment, If that were found advantageous. Still another method of financ Ing would be through a "lease-purchase" agreement with local pub lie agencies. These would be compacts of states, municipalities or public power cooperatives. They could raise the money to build needed power plants. TVA would then buy the power produced or lease the facility. After the costs plus interest had been repaid, the facility would become a part o; the TVA system. The possibility of having a private utility group build such a facility would not be ruled out. This was the essence of the Walter Von Tresckow group plan to build the Fulton steam plant for a $4 million fee, ultimately turning f) over to TVA to own and operate as part of its power grid. Whether the new TVA plan would be amended to legitimize or regularize the Dixon-Yates type of contract would of course be up to Congress. TVA is not asking for that. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Hollywood on TV: A backstage clash of brass hat personalities to which Marie Wilson was an innocent spectator spelled out the doom of "My Friend Irma" as a TV show. But now it's Marie in an on-film CBS film series, "Miss Pepperdine," and she's jumping for Joy. As a receptionist in a dress manufacturer's office, she'll be a character instead of a caricature with more sophisticated comedy, high fashion clothes and a return to the sexy doll stuff denied her as Irma. She was making film tests of a new shoulder-length hairdo when I caught up with her. Irma may have been bird - brained, but there's nothing wrong with Marie's I. Q. The switch from 1 TV to film has her shrewdly observing: "Live television has orte point most Hollywoodites overlook. Every script can't be good. And when it's on film, the bad ones can come back to haunt you." Is TV shuddering with fear bout the sudden'rush of major film studios into telefilm production? "It's serious competition, and we're not complacent about it," says Harry Ackerman. west coast boss for CBS. Then he adds: "But we've alw.iys had competition. And just because Walt Disney — he has a magic touch — rang the bell, it doesn't necessarily mean that all major film studios can duplicate his success with one-hour shows." Hear ft now: Myrna Loy's recent appearance on Q. E. Theater was a preview of a series — if audience reaction Is good. . . . Latest figures show 53 million people watch Disneyland every week. Liberace's mother hfes dropped iier legal efforts to regain the use of her son's name. But it took a fast trip to Milwaukee on the part of George to calm things down. . . . First "What's My Line?" contestant to be brought to Hollywood is gorgeous Audrey Conte, ;ho appeared on the show as a i/rewery company guide. MOM tested her and she's a regular now the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Mr. T. asks a whole raft, of should be corrected. Other than questions about a condition of the ] sudi obvious lines of attack, trent- sculp known as seborrhen or se- borrheic dermatitis. This condition is extremely common and is frequently nssocintpd with shed- mcnt is aimed at improving the general health and at local treatment of the scalp and the skin The local treatment of oily se- bcrrhen involves first the removal of the crusts and accumulated i fitly material nnd later the use of ding of the skin of (he sculp, often extended to the forehead and eyebrows, more or less itching, ami sometimes redness. In severe cases it seems tn j s;inmlating applications. At first cause, or at speed, loss of \ the removl of the crusts nd de- hair. I bris may be accompanied by the Skin specialists usually divide [ loss of a good^ deal of hair. The seborrhea into two types, one vvhich i f ;i 'ty '"''" " accumulations are first Is called dry seborrhon or ordl- soaked with some oily fluid to aid lary seborrhea.' Ordinary dandruff '" removal. This is followed by difficult enough to 'treat sue-1 thorough nnd frequent washing cessfully but oily seborrhea is! wi ' h son P anci water - • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Defeat Is Easy In This Hand By OSWALD JACOBT Written for N'EA Service It would be very ->asy to meet defeat in today's hand. Routine piny would cause you to lose two clubs, a heart, nnd a diamond. Chemical preparations of many j kinds have been used in the form 01 ointments or lotions after the removal of the scales. But the seborrhea often resists attack and tends to come back unless treatment is continued for weeks or months after the skin appears to skin disorders it is frequently necessary to try one measure after another. Seborrhea itself is no danger to life but It is certainly a bothersome affliction. vorse. In oily seborrhea the hnir nnd scalp feel greasy nnd are hard to keep clean because dirt float- r.p in the air slicks and the hair olllcles tend to clog up with oil, iny scles of skin nnd dirt, and .his certainly does not make for vealthy scalp or hair If true Inflammation of the skin ollows or accompanies seborrhea he condition is called seborrheic ermatltls, and this can be patn- ul. What Is responsible for either orm of seborrhen has not been letermined. No liv.fig pnrnsite or ;erm has been Idcntilied, though llere are reasons to believe that east partially at fault. However ..- . - . cborrhea of either kind common- per. rending: 'If anyone finds my | Plnyed, West opened the king: of I starts alter Ihe general health j parrot, I want it definitely under-j hearts nnd continued -vith the ace' stood that I do not share its po- ! of hearts at the second trick. Lee IN THE RUSSIAN zone of Berlin a parrot's cage door was accidentally left open and the bird escaped. The owner promptly inserted an advertisement In the local pa- NORTH A A843 « Q64 49542 EAST 4 J 10 VQ97652 4KJ85 WEST A9 V A K 10 4 » 9732 A Q 10 7 6 SOUTH (D) AKQ7652 ¥3 ' » AID + AK83 Both''sides vul. Wat North But Pass 24 Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—» K South 1 A With care, however, the hand can be made. When the hand was actually j ing who had the king of diamonds: for even if West had the ;ing, declarer could eventually get ack to dummy to discard a club on the queen of diamonds. "west therefore overtook the jack of clubs with his queen. He couldn't afford to lead a second club, for then South would get a free finesse. Instead, West shifted to a low diamond In the hope that his partner had K-J-10 or that declarer would make a mistake. The diamond return was no problem to Hazen. He played low from the dummy arid captured East's Jack with the ace. Declarer then returned the 10 of diamonds to force out the king Thereafter it was easy to get to dummy with a trump in order to discard a club on the queen of diamondsB . Q—The bidding has been: North Eut South Welt 1 Heart Pass 2 Spades Pass 3 Hearts Pass ? You, South, hold: «AQJ74 »K7 «AKQ64 +! What do you do? A—Bid four diamond*. You expect to re*ch a tlmm tn spades or diamonds if partner e*n show support. Your failure to nlae hearts will make It clear to North that you are showing ral fuitfl rather than mere ac«s. TODAY'S QUESTION The bidding is the same as in the question just answered. You, South, hold: *AQJ74 VJ7 »AQ< *K 1 3 What do you do? Answer Tomorrow on Queen for a Day. TV's first Martin Kane — BUI Cargan — has a movie comeback role in U-I's "The Rawhide Yean." His first in seven years. Living it up on TV Note: A recent drama on The Whistler show, starring Virginia Field and Douglas Kennedy, had an opening shot of what the narrator called a "typical upper middleclass neighborhood." So what happens? So a maid opens the front door of a two-story mansion and Kennedy confronts Virginia, claiming he's her long'lost brother who wjints part of her }2,000,000 Inheritance. , I know there's a lot of money la television, but this la going a bit ton far. In spite of all the guessing that Donald O'Connor will change nil mind about resuming his telefilm series next season, it's still a no- TV stand on Donald's part. His health suffered In turning out .one musical comedy after another for the small screens and he told me: "Right now I should be taking a long rest—not doing two films (Francis Joins the Navy" and "Anything Goes") I believe that my past records show that I have great stamina. But doing a musical telefilm series took it out of me. I want a whole year away from TV. I'll do a movie or two, but I won't ruin my health." Channel Chatter: Judy Garland is serious about a feature role for daughter Liza in a TV series she'a planning. . . . "The Camp Follower" is again being prepared for Lucille Ball on the Fox lot, with Frank Tashlln set as director. The studio wanted Lucy for the picture last year and delayed it when she couldn't find the time. Brery- body loves Lucy. JS YMM Ago /u Bill Morse was elected vlce-prea- ident of the Arkansas Presbytery of the Young People's League, yea- terday at a meeting of the group held in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lynch enter- tanied 24 friends last night with a dinner party at their home honoring, their hqusegueste, Mr. and Mrl. Lewis P. Mann of Newport. Mr. Mann is Mrs. Lyrich's brother. When the Cotllllan Club held its annual costume ball Saturday night at the Legion Hut, first prize for tha best dressed couple went to Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Nelson, who represented Confucius and his wife. The prize for the best dressed man went to Thad Ntchol who went as Baby Snooks. Mrs. Don Smith, dressed as & cow girl, won honors as the best dressed girl. Couples danced to the music of Colic Stoll and his orchestra. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Zeltaer ar« the parents of a son born Saturday morning at Baptist Hospital, Memphis. THE RUSSIANS claim to have discovered or Invented almost everything. There is one more discovery they ought to make, and thn is that the world puts littla credence in anything they say. — Oglethorps (Ga.) Echo. IT AMERICAN aid abroad brings peace, Uncle Sam can legitimately boast of making the world safe tor bureaucracy. — St. Louis Globe-Democrat. IF YOU want to keep out of th« spotlight, try getting up-stage with your friends. — Tallahassee Demo- Fourth President Answer to Previous Pujil* ACROSP 1 Fourth U. S. President, Madison 6 His wife was Payne Madison 11 Expunger 13 His wife is one of the noted of U. S. history 14 Rounded 3 Emporium 4 Compass point aHarden 6 Parent 7 Poem 8 Row 8 majesty 10 River in Belgium Insurgent 13 Misplacer 18 Overtime (ab.) A8 been lowered by such things s Infection or, fatigue., Constipa- on, anemia, indigestions, Inck of resh air nnd exercise, and the •earing of tipht or ill - ventilmort jits are commonly believed lo cad to the development of se- orrhe*. A quick or ensy cure for sebor- ica is not available. Any chronic wenkc-ntny l:'~r~ ^. if prr.s n;. lould be Ircnted. AIM), such condition* M anemia or constipation I town.—OrwnvUlt (Ttnn.) Sun. lltlcal opinions—Wall Street Journal. YOUNG MAN—I've called to ask your consent to marry your daughter, sir. Father — Have you seen her mother? YOUIIK Mr.n—Y.-ah. h:! i"-tv. nil right . . . we'.l be liv.,1., . ut oi Hazen, well - known New York expert, ruffed the second heart, drew trumps with the king nnd I nee. nnd tod n low club from the : iiumniv. When East followed suit with ihe Jack, Hazennplayed low instead of winning the trick. West thought the matter over for n few moments. If he allowed East •3 !-o!ci IV.c Irlr!:. East v Mild hnve ) \\ :.i.v;l a".v from Lie | king. South would play low, act 15 Danish seaport; 16 Perched 17 Genus of cattle \9 Always (poet.), 20 Simulate 24 His wife presided~ovcr White House afTain 27 Lariats 31 Embellish 32 Fence steps 33 French revolutionist 34 Indian tent 35 Puffed up 37 Stanzas 38 New«pap«r executives 40 Fourth Arabian caliph 43 Oriental porgy 44 New Guinea port 47 Pet lamb 50 An'.:-: 53 Spanish city 54 Occurrences 55 Cubic mettr 56 Eaten away i20 Freebooter 1 Raved 22 Bird devices 24 Identical 25 East Indian woody vine 26 Feminine 40 Deeds . appellation 41 Plunder 28 Points 42 Small island 29 On the 44 Cotton fabri« sheltered si'de 45 Crafts 30 Observes 36 The same 37 Power of speech SS^ymboI for tantalum 46 Essential being 48 Indian weight 49 CItyJn The Netherlands 51 Hall! 52 Through mm p. v f 5" "£T

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