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PAGE EIGHT BT,YTTTF,V1TJ,F, (ATIK.V COUBTTIR MONT5AT, AUGUST 8, 1M9 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole NiUlor.nl Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmcr Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in the city of Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week Bv mail, within a radius of 50 miles. $5.00 per ve*u>50 tor fix months. S1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations 1 cried unto f.ocl with my voli-c, even unlo God with my voice; and he save car unto me. — Psalms 77:1. * * * I know not by what methods rare, But this I kno\v: God answers prayer. •;l know not if the blessing sought Will come in just the guise I thought. I leave my prayer to Him Whose will is wiser than my own. — Eliza Hickok. Barbs Drivers in some of the thrilling TV smashups are dummies, tool * * * A slaee clcsisncr's wife sued for divorce — the charge being desertion, not tliiil he was mak- ing scenes. * * * A duck, flying alongside a train, kept pace with It at fifty miles an hour. But it didn't try to beat it to a crosstngi * * * Exercise will kill germs, says a doctor. Your job Is to get Hie little pests to take some. * * * There is less hitch-hiking, according to report. The girls, however, keep right on with finger waving. Host of Problems Arises In Wake of Korean Truce Among all free men there must be relief that the sounds of battle have stopped in Korea, that the end has come to the awful devastation of that peninsula, that there will be no more bloodshed. Korea ought to be remembered in the history books as fhe place where Freedom took a stand — at the very start — against the aggressor and halted him. No one can arjriie with accuracy that the tnice represents either surrender or appeasement. We repelled the Red invasion of South Korea, and then we entered and held to the end a sizable part of North Korea. That was a defeat for communism and a victory for America and the United Nations, albeit a modest one in the military sense. Rut neither this knowledge nor relief that the was i? over can provide much s'.'acfi for ilm difficult days which lie ahead. Except perhans in India and certain portions o the British Labor Party. there are no onlimists who imagine we shall now conclude with disnatch a Korean peace scttli-iiicnt and a broader agreement pntlinir 1hp Indlo-rhina war ,TH! bi-inirinjr fresh order to the whole Fin- Fast. Indi'i'd, it ; s conceivable that the free- i'ig n f a million lied THnese solrlievs f'-om Korean oomb.-'t may mean the use of at least some of them in new adventures either against Judo-China or the Nationalist stronghold of Formosa. Phorl of (hat. all past evidence suggests the Communists will delay and delay in settling the political issues that have to do with unification of Korea and cFlrtblishment of broad Asiatic peace. They are conscious, that in Asia a divided Korea can be what, a divided Germany and Austria have been in Furotie, a focus of tensions that compels the west constantly to stay on guard militarily, to expend vast sums for defense and impose heavy burdens on its peoples. At the same time, the U. S. will be under great pressure both from Syng- m:m Rhoc, South Korean president, and our UN 7 allies to obtain a united Korea and a general Asiatic, settlement. All our troubles with Rhee stem basically from his fear this goal never will be achieved. And we are committed to join him in walking out of a political conference after 90 days if we becomo convinced the Reds are not dealing in good faith and talks have become I'utile. bond over backwards to find a basis for To keep this from happening, we may agreement with the Communists. The time to worry about appeasement is from now on. Like wise, Britain and some of our other UN 1 allies will be pushing us hard to settle, very possibly on I onus we do not believe wise or proper. ((iH'stions such MS admission of Red China to the UiV. Almost certainly, relations among the western allies will he strained anew by the peace negotiations. Yet, realistically, no deep observer of Red behavior believes any Korean sell lenient is possible which will unify t h e country and bring about withdrawal of all Red forces .— unless by K<\\W miracle, wide agreement of which Korea could the Kremlin sincerely wauls a world- be a part. And of this there is still no sign. The shooting and the destruction have ceased. But, this precarious arm- ist,ice opens the door to a whole host of new problems that are very likely greater than any the war itself has solved. Views of Others t» The Wisecrocker It is said that wisecracking car: vicious habit. The wisecracker Ix" ins to ieel that he is expected to conio thrni;<.',h wit.h the clever repartee and so there is it tendency to strain for a phrase rather than let people down. Sometimes the result is not too happy. • That thought comes to mind ai''T reading Adlal Stevenson's ^reelin^s to Pans. Mr. .Stevenson has gone over the wurlci, as iif went over the United States in the campaign last fa!i, leaving n trail of sparkling verlntl r.eius behind him. Undoubtedly he has n Wfinderiul gift lor thc itpt phrase, and it is not synMiehe. Just the same, his grcetim: to the French people as he arrived in Pan.-, was a bon mot which to French ears ni&ht have sounded nnt so bon. It is doubtful if senou.; Frenchmen appreciated the joke about, their <;oveniineiH difficulties. It really is not a comical .subject, to a Frenchman. It is a little like joking with South Americans about the custom of endinir a piv.--.i- dcnt's ndnmiistration with suddenness; even with a jerk. The fact, (hat (he mhark was made, lightly and in fun, does nnt mean patriotic Frenchmen can take it lightly or V,»i. much laughter out of it. Adlai's bon mot became a faux pas. Nor were Mr. Stevenson's m>:a words any funnier to American ears. Pnssibly in.-; comment, that he didn't know whether hi:-; own cm mlry hnd a government or not was the result of a Midden realization that, maybe Frenchmen mi-lit not think hi.s uibc at llu-ir nnlitu-nl trinilili-n w.is comical. But hi.s word;; could easily ln> construed ns criticism oi the President, in view ot (ho fact that ninny of his party are seriously char;;- ini; that the administration dff.: not know hmv to handle the present situation in the world. Ot course Mr. Stevenson did not mean his words to be taken seriously, but'--•[•! HM-P is :i remark often made about Will Kni.-e! 1 .';. -"Many a true word is spoken in ejst," Mr. Stevenson s\muli] be careful he dne.-.n't ' overdo his efforts Ui make like nob HOJH-. —- Kinusport i Trim, i Times. Blind Drivers A .surprising number ol (irivers do iuif .'-co- well enough to dri\v. and aim:;LIT M;;-p:'i,•::;;;• number of petipli' Uiiuk t'\wy moUiMMY, VL ion should be trsird. Tin-.•-<' aiv fon-;inici:vr ii mi- ings of the Greater New York S-ifc:y Coutn-i! in a tnsl of 8,001) drivers and a poll o; the re.--i- dents of WostrhfVstor County. One out of fvci-y five moiorists le.-icri h:ici vision defects sonou. .-nnu^h In c'reaie ncul h;i/.- ftrds. Many wore Kl-.'-ses winch nr'''<i"d u* lie corrected for chaiuu's iu their eyesight -AS li;ry grew older. More than HO per rent oi the polled West Chester in ns thmmht I he slate should re- quin? vision losis m n'mnviiv. 1 ; lu'eii'-e^. \vi\h .-o much support junom; ihe. same public, fhe :ie\t step seems obvious. — St. Louis Pos'.-I)i..p.[teh. SO THEY SAY Experience shows there ajv sui.nvr-iv! ; -YI^ in cuui'atiot: and the church, but 1 v,v,,;,: :-.\that 97'.; of the clergy I have come in i"::'aet With in my dhve.^e are loyal. — Kev. ,lmr.-. •> ;> i ir- WoUe, F.piscupul Bishop of Long Isbr.u. N, V. Captain Keller would have made rh- :; ;.; m less time but he spent a pi-eat <lra] ei M^K. in climbinft at over 700 mph. — Air Fn-.re «:":v::>! snys 29-mimne, 320-milfi flight trom nui'b,;:..-; to San Francisco could have been slmn.-ned. * * .-:. They (flic Polish people* are !:!;, a rndi'.h . . . Red outside but whin' 1 inside. [,t, I'Yanci.vi !-: Jarecki. Polish jet pibt who lle\\ imn Curia:: 1 , i:; Russian plane. * * ;• We are not .suppliants, if the Commun:.^:- u.c.i war, wo must be ready for thai. too. — Secretary of State Dulles say.s UN wants peace but v, :1] fight on if necexsary. * * # He kepi me under his thumb 2-1 he.ur.-. a day. —Mrs. Lillian Liiftasl divorces Bela "Dr.u-ula" Lugos). * * * Sometimes you \vonricr, aoniftime?, yon wonder If it will ever rain again, — ilinton Khnu, Pos:. Tex., rancher. Why Do We Always Have to Learn the Hard Way? i Peter Edson's Washington Column — \ Economist's Prediction of New Price Hikes Is Highly Accurate WASIIIMCiTON — (NEA) — 51 t IIP i d 1 ist 3 inu u \ when hi i i ui ! 11 i St ibili ition Joi , li H. Freehill sat down at his t - -•- do k *xmi diet a t- A'^-J^J ' r ' ^ ' f U( ' t° J°" j **\. \ il iMiclnel V. * f ,1*! DiS tilt who at / -if th it tinu was f ) ' ^j ulminist itor of F {imoinic \t 1 (. 1 1 \ 4 S t i b j 1 i z a, ' linn A < ricv- 1 i * ' fg " \ I In ie i son for | t ^ * ' nil Mu math was ~ ' that in his letter, [ 1'i'l.ft Ktlson ,J OP told Mike i m ahLinfiunment oi price controls it fu time would certainly result n nlr' (' i fi t to btiMni the con- Uiiier ami Ihe nation's tax bill of il ibovu three billion dollars n ir I i ( i 1 n ( h "i d nonsense The t pnl i in inmnn ti Uion just nini:;:' in (own was in no mood j tn h n in u id\ ic( of th it kinS. 1 i i i t l t nho\ PI m n dva- ina;;e ".e-^ure during his State-of- 'i I t n m ui nn 1 c b 2, or( efl !he end of price and wage i i md u I hi would not 1 i>'r .their renew;d. Congress (hi i i' And when tlio new defense moli | i n 11\ u is f n it ted, it didn't even provide for stand-by i on'mis in case of a new emer- en Iii t 1 i (i Fn t rn thill is en- liiled in a :;iin"aw up his own sleeve for having made a remarkably i ')t i i ni ot i ( pi r [ji< tion It jiii't n n ;li:u any economist hits a nl it IH ui n K cm ntely. 1 i tart tlsiii Mr. Freehill's fore- ha - been iKii'eii down within n i ' ti ' i it it ui i_ i n move i M n ii H ii ( \ (in* nt If any[1 i I i u i i, t on UK tonserv- ative side. "There is no sure way of forecasting just what the price rise would amount to," he wrote to Mr, DiSalle "However, in all probabil- ty increases in steel, copper and aluminum would amount to half I a billion dollars annually at the I mill level." How Prediction Was Borne Out Stop there, to see how much of that prediction is borne out, Tuke steel. There have been two | rather general steel price increases I since January. The average around S4 a ton on ingots and $5 a ton on extras. "Iron Age," the authoritative trade paper of the industry, says that taken together on an estimated total production of 90 million tons of finished steel a year, these increases would amount to a rise of over $810 million on mill prices. Take aluminum. Aluminum Company of America ha.v just announced price increases of one-half cent a pound on pig aluminum and one cent a pound on ingots. All producers — Alcoa, Kaiser and Reynolds — usually follow the lead of any one of them on prices. An official of Alcoa points out that very little pig is sold, so that when the price increase is translated into sheets and shapes, it will average 1 cent a pound to users. Assuming a total U. S. production of about two billion pouxds of aluminum this year, this means an increase of about $20 million. • Take copper. The average of domestic and foreign-produced copper has gone up recently by two and one-half cents a pound, or $50 a ton. On one-and-a-half million tons consumption estirn ated f or this year, it would mean a total price increase of $75 million. Add the three increases for steel, copper and aluminum. The nation's annual bill for metals is seen to be up over $900 million insterd of the $500 million Mr. Freehill estimated in .January. Price Rises Pyramid In his report, Mr. Freehill declared than when price rises on these metals were pyramided by normal mark-ups in manufacture and distribution, the increase to consumers would be doubled. If this assumption is good, the $900 million increase in metal prices will mean ultimate consumer price rises of $1.8 billion. Then add petroleum. "The price of petroleum products is liable to rise several hundred million dollars," Mr. FreehiU wrote to Mr. DiSalle in January. Again he w/s somewhat on the conservative side. The price of crude oil has been advanced generally by 25 cents a barrel. On an estimated production of two billion barrels this year that would mean $500 million in added prices. The National Oil Marketers' Association declares that this $500 million increase in crude prices will mean eventually a $1 billion increase in consumer prices. The one-cent-a-gallon rise in gasoline prices and the half-cent rise in kerosene and light oils announced to date will account for only half this amount, however. And fuel oil prices are now below normal. But in these four items alone— steel, copper, aluminum and petroleum—there are nearly enough consumer price increases in sight to account for nearly all of a $3 billion rise in the nation's bills. And this does not take into account rent, interest rate, wage or other increases put into effect this year. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P JORDAN. M.D, Written for NEA Service he- tnnp a tro I had nn np- ner;t;ion," writes Airs. O., ir i' iifter wards I had ad- \Vhat causes them?" The wnier of this letter is, evl- ciemly. one of those unfortunate persons really troubled by adhesions. What apparently happened in J her ra ;e. was that the aciiter np- 'pemnr.iis either nipturefl and spll- j led in; eel ion into tlie surrounding i iis-,ue>. or was severe enouirh to ! irntale ihe tissues .even without j ruuMire, Tin's can happen with oth- ! er internal infections as well. i AiUu'i-.mns are nv.uU" 1 \ip of tissue ; miii'li like th: 1 .!. of an ordinary scar Jon the skin. Under the microscope I adhesions appear as sh^h-Uy el- |as;ic fibers. Tins is called fibrous tissue and (lie body tends to respond to any infection or injury [ by forming it. This response is not [related to the particular nature of | the damage bin is merely one of nature's attempts to heal injury. The adhesions once formed may or may not product; complications hiiov on. The fibrous tissue has a tendency to contract; thus if adhesions have formed around a loop ; (U the intestines, they may draw i tighter ;imi lighter, thus preventing jthe tree flow of intestinal contents. Tins, in turn, can produce symptoms and may require ;in opera. turn to cut these bands of fibrous I1 issue and free the partly strangled j intestine. j What to do for adhesions dei pends on where the adhesions are i located, what normal structures ot | the body they surround, and vhat | this contraction is doing to the or- j i;ans involved. Sinne More Troubled Sonic people tend to develop nd- he^ions much move. onsiVy than others. This raises a difficult problem because in such people new adhesions are likely to tovm even after the old ones have been cut or removed. However, surgical methods are so good now that the number of recurrences of adhesions is greatly decreased. Pinning- the blame on adhesions for vague abdominal distress is likely to be difficult. Sometimes it can be done only at operation when the region under suspicion comes under the eyes of the surgeon. Adhesions do not lead to cancer as some people fear, but they cannot be cured by any medicines taken by mouth or by injection. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Startling Play Will Shake You By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service ONE of the most colorful bridge plft'yevs n ow Inking part in the national championships at St. Louis is Art Gran of Daytona, who is defending the Men's Pair Championship that he won last year with William Rosen of Chicago. He was a professional football player, in the National League, some 30 years ago and later became a newspaperman. Today's hand Is one of Orau's most dramatic bridge exploits, and I think il will be startling enough to suit anybody's fancy. (I will be delighted to hear from anybody who can top this story.) Ovaw opened the king ot clubs from the West hand, since he was slightly suspicious of South's opening bid. When East played the discouraging three of clubs, Gran decided that the opening bid had been "legitimate" so ht switched to the three of diamonds. Declarer played the king of diamonds from dummy, winning the trick. He next led a low spade from dummy, hoping to duck the trick to West in order to develop the spades without allowing East to gain the lead. East scotched this plan by putting up the lack of spades, naturally enough. South won with the king of spades and continued with a spade to the ace. 'He led a third round of spades, giving East the trick, and this is where Grau made his dramatic discard. Perhaps you haven't noticed NORTH 3 A A 109 63 VKQ92 • K10 #74 WEST EAST *54 4.C3J2 V64 V10753 4A873 *J954 #AK986 +53 SOUTH (D) AK87 V AJ8 »Q62 4QJ102 North-South vul. South West North Bust 1A Pass 1 * Pass 1 N.T. Pass 3 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—A K i>hat Grau was afraid of. He had, fter all, opened the king of clubs and he was afraid that his partner would return a club instead of a diamond. A club return would give declarer the contract and therefore had to be headed off at all costs. . To prevent the club return. Grau discarded the ace of clubs. The meaning of this discard was quite unmistakable, Obviously West did not have solid clubs, since he had failed to continue the suit when he was on lead. Hence he must bt HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Close-ups and Longshots: When will Hollywood learn that for one advertisement that misrepresents a movie, a thousand angry moviegoers may go back to their television sets? Billboards and ads for MGM's "Bright Road," a simple, touching story about a schoolteacher and a problem child, show Dorothy Dandridge wearing a lowcut, strapless gown. But in the film Dorothy, as the schoolteacher, wears only simple, high-necked dresses. Hollywood has been guilty, and has been forgiven, for many things. But deliberate, false advertising is boxoffice poison. Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD Remember the dance George Raft and the late Carole Lombard did in Paramount's "Bolero" back in 1934? George will repeat the dance for the first time in his new nitery act at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. But gay audiences probably wpn't be aware of a grim, ironic note. Just across the desert from the Flamingo you can see the mountain where Carole died in a plane crash! Lucille Ball was tossing a salad, but it was Lucy who got tossed. It's a typical "I Love Lucy" routine, tossed by writers into "The Long, Long Trailer," the MGM movie Lucille and Dezi Arnaz are making. The trailer in which the TV comedy team is lour- ing the nation hits a bumpy road ; ust as Lucille decides to prepare unch. Result: The salad lands on Lucy's head. Lucy lands on the '.'oor. Next she's under an angel food cake. Then she's sloshed with goulash, Hungarian style. The fill lurch of the trailer brings down cascade of pickles, olives, fruit, sour cream, mints, anchovies, cocktail sauce and onions. The salad didn't wilt, but Lucy did. Changing Times Note Not too long ago the ladies filled ;heaters with sighs , when Paul Henreid simultaneously lit two .cig- rets in a romantic scene. Now they'll howl at him lighting two Oriental pipes, and passing one to Laurette Luez in "Siren Of Bagdad." A company called Wedding Pic- lures was formed to produce the Marie Wilson - Bob Cummings co-starrer, "Marry Me Again," Elmmmmrn! Would "Death of a Salesman" have been a bigger boxoffice hit if it had been an offering of Mortician Productions And should Judy Garland's remake of "A Star is Born" be produced by Stork Pictures, Inc.? David Brian wrote a screen ireatment of his early experiences .n show business and submitted the script to an agent as a possible starring film for himself. The agent read the story and then telephoned Brian: "It's great, Brian. What a part for Kirk Douglas." Works Under Shadow Type casting is still shadowing the career of Skip Homier, who at 12 played the role of the ob- noxious child Nazi in the stage and World." film versions of "Tomorrow the Now 23 and dreaming of sympathetic roles. Skip is wailing: "I wish I'd never met the little monster." Even as a Marine in "Beachhead," Skip can't be a hero. Teamed with Tony Curtis and Frank Lovejoy, he goes through the.film as an insulting so-and-so whose every remark is a whiplash. His last big role? Shooting Gregory Peck in the back in "The Gunfighter." Miizi Gaynor, about romance in Hollywood: 'We just about derided that Hollywood is a no man's land. There are 17 girls for every eligible male. The place to find a man Js 2000 miles from Hollywood." Ida Lupino is on the side of Holly woodites who think that movie censorship isn't the monster it's cracked up to be and should be' respected for the good of the film industry. Ida took a taboo subject for her movie, "The Bigamist," to the censors and found them pretty broadminded about a story that concerns a man with two wives. "They gave us their blessing and they recognized it as something that happens in real life and can't be ignored," Ida told me. "Nine times out of 10 the objections of the censors are valid. If •ou listen to them and make the changes they suggest, your picture is stronger for it." Sorry, no new film processes today . Weary movie exhibitor after Bee- ing a dozen new-sized mo via screens, from Cinemascope to every other kind of scope; "I think I'll write a book, titled, 'I Wake Up Screening.' " AN INTOXICATED PIG in North Florida led officers to a still. They followed the pickled, pig's feet. — Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press. SCIENCE NOTE: ' 'Some one- inch fingerling trout in hatcheries ;row to be about 10 inches in 15 months.'' And with some fishermen they grow faster than that in one telling, — Nashville Banner, 75 Years Ago In BlytheviUe — urging his partner to abandon the suit. East correctly interpreted the signal and led the jack of diamonds through declarer's queen. The defenders thus collected four diamond tricks, a spade and a club to defeat the contract two tricks. But for Grau's dramatic signal, East probably would have returned a club, and declarer would have made his game contract. Mrs. Harry Kirby was in Paragould yesterday to attend a party given by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Franklin Wilbourn. Billy Sten-all returned Thursday from Eudora, Ark., where lie has been visiting his uncle for a month. Mrs. Rex Warren underwent an emergency appendectomy last night at the BlytheviUe Hospital. Anybody who has the first dollar he ever earned, Dnd it was 20 years ago or more, has just beat himself out of 50 cents by saving it, suys Lew Cash, of the bank. Literature Lesson ACROSS 1 Author of "The Raven" ^ Libretto writer, Moss 8 Shakespearean king 12 Finish 13 Eye part 14 Boleyn 15 French summer 16 Religious member 18 Dehorned animal 20 Granted 21 Pale 22 Consumes 24 Row 26 Gaelic ' 27 Southern state (ab.) 30 Willows 32 Gazed fixedly 34 Fails to hit 35 Hebrew ascetic 36 Worm 37 Sleeveless garment 39 Heaven (var.) 40 "The . Ranger" 41 Limb 42 German philosopher 45 Collisions 49 Not spoken 51 Make lace edging 52 Exclamalioa 53 Heredity unit 54 Direction (ab.; 55 Bone (prefix) 56 Elevator inventor S? Corded labile 24 Large volume 40 Oblivion 8 Narrow ways 25 Egyptian 41 Burdens 9 Geraint's wife goddess 42 French author, 10 Poker stake 26,Genr,an city Victor 11 American 27 Cargo ship 435eth\s£on poet, John 28 Gauzy fabric (Bib.) —— 29 Arabian gulf 4-1 Blast of wind 17 Groups of 31 France's 46 Italian eight " of the painter 19 Household Angels"' 47Comforl gods 33 Donkeys 48 Pace 50 Self-esteem 23 Property item 38 Hidden

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