r FACE FOUR BT.YTHKVn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY TUB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THIS COURIER NEWS CO, H. W< HAINES, Publisher KARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A, A. FREDMCKSON, Editor FAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Bolt IfttloMU Advertising Kepresentatlvcs: Wallace Winner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, AtlraUj Memphis. Entered as Second class matter at the post- offlw at BlytheviUe, Arkansas, under act of Con- SttH, October 8. 1917. Member o( The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of BlytheviUe or any lUburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c pef week. Br mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year »J 50 for six months, $1.25 for three months: •nj mail outside SO mile zone, $12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations For, behold, Hie L°r« oometh out of his place l» punish the Inhabitants of the earth for their lliiqulty: the earth »lso shall disclose her hlood, »nd «hall no more cover her slain. - Isaiah M:M. * * * As a Christian should do no Injuries to others, so he should forgive the injuries that others do to him; It is to be like God, who is a good-giving GOd, and ft sin-forgiving God. - B. Vcnning. Barbs One plans crash, two auto accidents and a near drowning Is the record of a Georgia girl. Now" It would Just ba her luck ' to get married. » * * Quiet people aren't the only ones who ilon't •ay inuoh. * • » A carton of shoes, nil for the left foot, were jtolen in Chicago. The thief Is probably hopping mad. •bout to be traded In, are owned by folks who »bout to bt traled in, »ve owned by folks who never h»ve driven over 25 miles per hour. t * * High prices are taking tho wind out of a lot of summer sales. Princess Should Be Free to Wed Man of Her Choice Most Americans probably will rtact happily to the news that one obstacle in the path of Princess Margaret's happiness is about to be removed, though this by no means yet assures her the chance to marry the man who evidently is her choice. The stumbling block is a law that would make Margaret regent if Queen Elizabeth 11 died before Prince Charles, now four, was able to assume tht throne. Indications are that that law will now be changed, w i t h Margaret's responsibilities as regent presumably shifted to the Queen's husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. Margaret is reported in love with Capt. Peter Townsend, RAF hero now British air attache at the embassy in Brussels. But he is divorced, and the ruling Church of England disapproves the remarriage of any divorctd persons. No member of the royal family could serve even briefly as ruler if married lo a divorced individual. In Margaret's case, a change in the regency law will not end her troubles. She is 22, and until she is 25 she cannot marry anyone without her sister's consent. Since the Queen is sworn to uphold the tenets of the church, it is not easy to see how she can authorize Margaret's marriage to Townsend even if she is not to be regent-designate. The dilemma must sadden many ordinary family folk, for the rule seems to be working undue hardship upon the Princess. Townsend is the offender) party in his divorce, so no blame may be fairly placed against him. When Acting Prime Minister Butler announced the government's intention to seek a change in the law, he referred to the "deplorable speculation and gossip" that have attended public discussion of Margaret's romance. Undoubtedly he was speaking accurately. Yet evidence is strong that the popular interest was rooted not in a desire for cheap gossip material, but in deep sympathy for a handsome girl who might be trapped in the cruel loneliness of royalty. In Britain, in the Commonwealth, in many parts of the globe, there w a s rejoicing when Elizabeth, who fared a much surer burden of duty, found so suitable a life companion as Philip. For her sister, Margaret, people must certainly wish as much personal hap- pinesn. With dignity and devotion she haa wrved her country well, in th« royal tradition. Shfe ought to be entitled to live now according to tho dictates of her We Want to Help It's n constant miracle that din phony Russian legend of Inimanitariaiiism ciin survive tlio Kremlin's own endless assaults upon the fantasy. Obviously the Big Fraud dies hnrd. Some time a#o ('resident Eisenhower made a generous offer of food for the hungry folk of Knsl Germnny. 'Die Russians flatly rejected it, with Foreign Minister Molotov remarking that America was "misinformed" about Ihf; need. Apparently the stomachs of Kast Germans were otherwise informed, for Russia found it necessary some two weeks later to do something about the shortages. In a rather painful reversal, the Soviet Union agreed to ship in some badly needed foodstuffs. Characteristically, however, the Kremlin attached some conditions to its offer. To ours there were no strings, but Russia likes to make charity a paying proposition. Moscow is demanding that Kast Germany pay for the food received !>y shipping some .$57 million worth of manufactured goods to Russia. Everybody ought to recognize this frow/.y deal for what it is, but there are probably still some baffled citizens around the globe who will mark it. as real Communist concern for humanity. Some go on believing the myth until they get a bullet in the stomach instead of a meal. Mr. Eisenhower sensibly intends to go on making food available to East Germans by whatever moans wt can get it to them. We really want to help, and we want the world to understand who it is that has the genuine humanitarian impulses. Views of Others Nosey Naturalists While pondering others' problems, consider that of tho resort-famous Bahamas. The islands go to prent lengths to sell their paradise to prospective tourists. But comes the news that exultant naturalists have [fathered in a Bahamas expedition an assortment of 50.000 insects and spiders and 2700 reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Scientists and publicists, we Judge, are no longer speaking In the Bahamas. — New Orleans StiUcs. Blameless? It was the late Sen. Kenneth Wherry who laid the blame for Korea on former Secrctury of Stule Dcnn Acheson. And now Sen. Wlllinm Knowland blnmcs President Elsenhower for "brcnch" with Syngmim Rhoo. Isn't it barely possible that Joe Stalin, in the first InMnnce, and Syngman Rhee, in the second, had a little something to dot with it? — Charlotte (N.CJ News. It's So Confusing Just about the time we had agreed to eat two moro slices ot bread a dny in order to use extra flour and prevent n surplus of wheat, along comes the executive director of the Central Dairy Council who says at a University of Kentucky workshop that obesity is the No. 1 problem of today. Also we like butler and strawberry jam. — Lexington Herald. SO THEY SAY I think we ought to stay here until we finish our Job. — Sen. Arthur V. Wntklns (R.. Ulnhi believes Congress should postpone adjournment. * * * If there nre any Communists within the clergy ranks, it is the duty of the church to deal with these false prophets. — evangelist Billy Orahniii. * * * The rioor Is open, I want your nid anl cooperation. - Senator McCadthy invites Democratic senators who resigned from his committee to come back. * * * By golly, you did it apnln. — Vive Adm. Joseph (Jocko) Clark, to Lt. Guy Bovdelon who had just shot down his fifth Communist night fighter plane. * # * Bill is one of the finest men alive. He's got a heart of gold. We still are good friends — Sloan Simpson on her estranged husband ex-New York Mayor William O'Dvyer. * * * I've never seen anything like this rommllt.ce (Senator McCarthy's InvestiKjmns Committee'. It seems we can't go 15 minutes without running Into some new problem. - Sen. Charles E. Potter (R., Mich.) committee member. * * * Apples fall when they arc ripe — Dr. J. D. Hullinger, 92, Clinton, la., says his wife is expecting momentarily. * * * This cnuld only happen in America. — Tom Bln^tna, Pre.Mdent Eisenhower's i91(i Top Kk'k visit* Whiti House.' "Ah May I Issue a Word of Warning, Gentlemen?" Peter ft/son's Washington Column- Signing of Armistice Hatches New Brood of Troubles for U.S. WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Signing of n Korean armistice will hatch ti now brood of troubles for the United States. All of them will nest in the "pt>1 i t i c a I conference," which must be called within 90 days after the Korean cease-fire agreement goes into effect. That should put It some time before Nov. 1. Prter ficlson Nobody knows where it will be -held, who will attend, or what will be discussed. Nobody knows whether the confer- nce will be limited to writing a permanent peace for Korea or whether the conference will be limited to writing a pcrmenent peace for Korea or whether an attempt will be made to solve other current issues of the Orient. When Secretary of State John Foster Dulles told his press conference that admission of Red China to the United Nations would not be ft proper subject for discussion at this political conference, it was the first guidance many of his own si tiff officers had had on the subject. The general attitude In the State Department poems to have been along the line of "Let's get the j armistice signed first, then worry ft bout the next .step later." Secretary Dulles did specify that | the United States and the Republic ', of Korea would attend the conference find ho assumed North Korea, Red China and possibly the Soviet Union would also send n delegation, but no particular thought hud been Riven to its composition, said Mr. Dulles. One Reason For Lack One reason for the lack of planning is that former Assistant Secretary of State John D. Hiekeraon, In charge of United Nations affairs, has left for his new assignment at the War College. Robert D. Murphy, who Is to succeed Hlckerson as Assistant Secretary for UN, has been kept at his present post as Ambassador to Japan. When Murphy arrives In Washington his first and biggest problem will be what to do about this political conference. A good bit will depend on what the United Nations General Assembly decides to do. The Korean was has been officially a United Nations affair, and the UN will want a voice In its settlement. UN General Assembly President Lester B. Pearson of Canada and Secretary General Dog Hrunmar- skjold of Sweden have been holding back on calling the Assembly into session, feeling it could do little to help the armistice negotiations. But other countries like India want the Assembly called together us soon as possible to consider post-armistice problems. When the Assemtly does meet, troublestill begin to multiply like rabbits. If all problems of the Far East aro to be discussed, countries like Indonsia and India and Burma—which haven't contributed a single fighting,man to the UN w;ir —will want a voice in the negotia- tions. What this complicating (actor the -subject of Korean peace alone, points to is the advisability of con- if the United States can steer H fining the political conference to that way. When Conference Meets When the political conference finally meets, however, It can be assumed the Communists will present demands for a UN seat for Red China and an end of the UN restrictions on trade with China, In a general conference, with many nations represented, both these concessions might be granted. Britain, France, India, Japan, even some business elements in the United States, want to resume full trade with China. Many United Nations countries hold the view that since the Communists do now actually control the China . mainland, the Red government should be recognized, Red China might even give up North Korea, clear to the Yalu, in exchn nge for this recognition. The reasons are fairly simple; First, it would give Red China an opportunity to build up Its war- torn economy. Second, it would give the Communists freedom to step up their conquest of Southeast Asia. Third, any time the Communists had absorbed Southeast Asia, they could again move against Korea. For all these reasons, the out- j look for the political conference ' that must follow the Korean ar- I mistice signing is anything but I bright. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D Written (or NEA Service There Is i> vigorous debate on whether smoking Is harmful and in what way, but no one chums that it strengthens the muscles, improves the "wind" or does anything else to improve the health. Nicotine has generally been considered the principal ingredient of tobacco smoke which may exert an unfavorable effect. Tin's or other elements in tobacco may also be undesirable. As a pure drug, nicotine is a powerful poison, When burned as it is in smoking, tho harmful effect of the nicotine is certainly lessened. Purth- rniore. of the nicotine which en- tqrs the smoker's mouth, only a .small amoung is absorbed through the Unings of the mouth, throat and lungs into the blood. The amount of nicotine in the ;moke is increased by rapid smoking. The nicotine, which is absorbed is clmnatcd quickly through the kidneys. Tobacco smoke irritates the rie- Icate mucous linings of the breathing passages. Coated tongue in heavy smokers Is the rule. The throat, and larynx, or voice box, irrlwted by heavy smoking and smokers frequently have il slight cough and hoarseness. There is some evidence that clg- aret smokers show an increased likelihood of developing lung can- err and I know of .several doctors who havfi given up smoking for this reason. Smoking interferes with (he appetite, The person who stops heavy .smoking suddenly tends to gnin weight merely because he eats more. People with ulcers of the stomach are often ndvised not to .smoke. Smoking increases the acid secretions of the stomach and lends lo slow the healing of an ulcer, some people believe. Mtiny .smokers complain of cold hnnris and feet This is probnblv because the nicotine absorbed oma of the small blood vessels to contract and, therefore, to carry less warming blood to these regions. In some people the tightening of the blood vessels Is so great after smoking that a temporary increase in blood pressure is produced. Those who have definite blood vessel disease such as Eucrger's disease. Raynaud's disease, angina pectoris, and those who have had a coronary occlusion should refrain from smoking. Other people whose blood vessels respond unfavorably to smoking should consider giving up the habit. Interferes with Athlete There is little doubt that excessive smoking interferes with athletic performance. Shortness o f breath on exertion after smoking is usual. Athletes in training are not supposed to smoke during the period of their competition.. Does smoking shorten life? This is highly debatable. One study of this subject came to the conclusion that in men, at least, smokers after the age cf 40 have a lower average expectation of life than do nonsmokers. Different people are affected differently by tobacco .smoking. Those who show definitely unfavorable effects or have diseases in which tobacco smoking is pretty well known to be harmful should give up the habit. Others may feeS Hint the pleasure of smoking is worth any possible harm. • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Shows Ingenuity In Losing Game By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service There must be about two dozen ways to make three no-trump in today's hand. In my opinion, South displayed great ingenuity In find- ins' one of the few ways to lose his game contract. West opened the Jack of clubs, and South won with the ace. He AS WHITTIER might have said , .t: "Of nil the words ol month or pen The saddest are: It's 90 again." — St. Louis Globe-Democrat. WEST *K7 VQ104 « Q985 4J1098 NORTH I *63 VK763 *4 *KQ7543 EAST * J 1098 2 »982 * 1073 *62 SOUTH (D) A AQ54 VAJ5 * AKJ62 *A North-South vul. South West ?>orth EM* 1 * Puss 2 4 Pass 3 N.T. Pass Pass Pan Opening lead — 4 J ONE OF the reasons for the increase In box rent at the post of> ftce is probably because il cosls so much to have your mail mi.wil .to Douslnsvi"-" and nawsonville '— Doualsou IG».) New». enlered dummy with the king of hearts and cashed the top clubs, discarding low spades from his hand. I When East discarded the deuce i of spades on the third round ot clubs, South became obsessed with the notion that East was discarding from strength. He therefore switched to spades, finessing; the queen from Ills own hand. West won with the king of spades and relumed to suit, and South won with the nee of spades. South continued with the two top d'a- i mondi aud * low diamond allow- AUQ. 1, 1981 HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Exclusively Yours: Red Skelton and. Milton Berle, booked into the Sahara and Sands Hotels for the same two weeks, will be battling it out (or the comedy king title of Las Vegas. Whether It was premeditated or accidental may never be known, but it looks now like Red and Uncle Millie will clash again on TV in the fall. If Red lands In the CBS fold, as expected, he'll take over the Tuesday night 8:30 period opposite Berle. Sterling Hayden and hfs wife, Betty, are now completely reconciled but another movie couple, Shelley Winters and Vittorio Gassman, are skating on thin matrimonial ice. They've decided the odds are against their marriage surviving and a divorce announcement is due. Two movie agents met and the first raved about the commissions pouring in now that 3-D had arrived. "You mean you handle such good actors?" asked the second teri-per- "With 3-rT, who handles actors?" shrugged the other agent, "i'm handling roller coasters and knife throwers." Maureen O'Hara Is sitting on a sad story that explains her divorce from Will Price and her denials of the break-up until the last minute. . . Diana, Hollywood's dress designer, is putting a fashion show Into a night club—the Calvada Lodge at Lake Tahoe. She'll also emcee. Debra Facet's now explaining that diamond ring with: "It's not an engagement ring and has been a family possession for a long time. John Payne and Sandy Curtis have set the marriage date—sometime in September. Don Porter's unhappy with Hollywood—"It's so convenient to everything I can't afford." Lita Baron is going along with Rory Calhoun on that location trip for "River of No Return," the new Marilyn Monroe starrer. So's Bob Gall Russell Is finding solace in religion these days and Intimates say she's winning her fight against illness. She won't divorce Guy Madison unless he plans to remarry and »sk» her for his freedom. The Jeff Chandlers failed to reconcile and he's telling fellow players in "Son of Cochlse" that a divorce appears definite. Norma Shearer gave a bevy of modern-day movie dolls a lesson in glamor when she swished Into Giro's to catch Katherine Dunham Erskine Jlohnson IN HOLLYWOOD t id her t/oupe. Norma, with on* those ! slicked-down hair-dos and , , of those ! slicked-down hair-dos, caught the attention of every rtng- sider. Aldo Rayj and Columbia will battle it out flny day now over hit salary—smaller than that commanded by> bit players in spite of his big-Uma stardom and proven boxoffice draw. ing East to win with the ten. East promptly cashed two good spades, and South found himself hard put to It for discards. By this time, of course, it was too late for anything but » coroner's Jury. South's last two cards were the ace and Jack of hearts, but West likewise saved two hearts and won the setting trick with his queen of hearts. South complained about unfortunate guesses and pointed out that all of the finesses had failed. This Was a case of a poor excuse being better than none, since It was simple to assure the contract against any defense. South began correctly by taking the ace of clubs, leading to the king of hearts, and cashing the top clubs. After doing all of this, declarer should have continued with a low club. West could win this trick, of course, but would then have to return to a different suit. Any return at all would give declarer a free finesse making him a present of the ninth trick. Kirk Douglas will star In "Ths Silver Nutmeg," about a 16th Century Dutch family, after his stint in "Ulysses." Mex Setton will produce and David Miller will direct —in London. The Alan Ladd family trekked down the Queen Elizabeth's gangplank with 114 pieces of luggage! . . . Julie Wilson claims 3-D movlei are jusl 2-D movies with an audience. . . . It's a six-month safari to South Africa for Dana Andrews, Jeanne C'rain and Director George Marshall, who will film "Duel la the Jungle" there for Moulin Productions. Zsa Zsa Gabor's next French movie will be "Moi et Tol" ("Me and You.") Sounds like a story of two bath towels. . . , Ann Sheridan, who's not afraid of being directed by another movie queen, has been talking to Ida Lupino about costarring with Howard Duff In "The Story of a Cop." Phyllis Kirk denies that she and Jennings Lang, of the Walter Wanger-Joan Bennett bang-bang episode, are on their way to the altar. . . . Joan Fontaine, furious at rumors that she raised a ruckus during filming of "Plight From Tangier," is showing a gift from Producer Nat Holt "for being such a good trouper." , . .Sign on Dave's Delicious Delicatessen in South. Hollywood: "The House of Lox." Charles Coburn turned down aa invitation to Join a group who every Friday night play dance records and do a lot of fast mambos and Charlestons. "No thanks—thes« things bore me," said Coburn. "I never know what to do with myself while they're changing records." 15 Years Ago In BlythcYille Mrs. A. Conway and niece. Mrs. Godfrey White, of Osceola, will return tomorrow from Cynthianla, Ky., where they have been visiting for a week. About 50 couples, Including many from surrounding towns, attended a dance last night given at the Woman'i Club by Melvin Halsell and Tommy Gorman. Miss Frances McHaney and Misi Jone McAdarns have gone to Memphis to spend the weekend with Miss Dorothy Tankerstey, who lormerly lived here. Arch Nearbrite says he never; asks people how they got visi- 1 ble scars since he found out the' big scar on his grandfather 1 ! neck was caused years ago by .1 crlh'ioid collar catching fire. Crown Colony Answer to Previous Puzzle 5 Air raid alarms 6 British coin used here 7 Onager 8 Asterisk ACROSS 1 British crown colony 6 Antiquated 11 Small space 13 Made a home, jBrbtic as a bird 10 Paradise Render 12 it has an. * """<"«? , of 224,960 IS Is (Latin) square miles 26 Variety of li! o a5l !T a " eW 13 Its capital, chalcedony 19 Raced 20 Loiter 21 Gets up 25 Hawaiian bird 26 Without (Fr.) 30 Bewildered 31 Low tide 32 Dismounted 33 Lath 34 Fourth Arabian caliph 35 Was borne 36 Fondles 37 Compass point 38 Revoke a legacy 39 Clocker 41 College cheer 44 Cover with turf again 45 Frozen water 48 Rugged mountain crests 50 King of Pylos 52 Thoroughfare 53 Scoffs 54 Worms 55 BaKer DOWN 1 Type of cabbage 2 God of love 3 Tidy 4 Removed 42 Wiles 43 Possessive —-, is famed 27 Cenuiry plant pronoun for blg game 28 Brood of hunting pheasants 18 „ has 2 9 Plant part iriigation — 21 Grate 22 Small Island 23 Chair 24 Consumes -31 Most facile 38 Zealous 39 Large plants 40 Eternities 41 Demolish 45 Genus of willows 46 Stout string 47 Gaelic 49 Golfer's device 51 Weight of India W/.
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