The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1951 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 12, 1951
Page 13
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1951 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ?AGF, THIKTEEH HAL lOYLE'S COLUMN Are Your Jokes Getting Old? Try This One About Trunian, Stalin, Churchill NEW YORK, D«!. 11. (£>>-Ari your dinner invitations falling off? Don't people aslt you to their Parties anymore? Maybe it's be- GAUM you need to brush up on your raconteur-ing. Your twice- told tales have gone the rounds *too often. So today we offer you—free— fc. two of the best stories we've heard lately, and you're welcome to them. (If you've already heard / them, don't write and tell us they're old, Everything Is getting older these days.) Tli* first concerns the Army colonel's wife, stationed in the Philippines in the years before the last war. She had the kind of cook women dream of—a Chinese named Mr. Ling, who could dish, up A dream meal for one unexpected guest, or a dozen, on quick notice. One evening, however, she was having a dinner party for 20 people, incltiding a bis)jop. 'This has to be something really special," she told Mr. Ling that morning, and explained that the ecclesiastical guest was quite distinguished. The Chinese cook •eemed deeply Impressed. That night he nerved up * iplendid meal. As the guests leaned back, relaxing from the tremendous repast, in strode Mr, Luig 'carrying a huge and glittering cake. Beaming, he placed it on the table before the hostess. She and the bishop both leaned j* over to read some flowery letter™ Ing that Mr. Ling and Inscribed with icing atop the cake. It said: "Hooray for Jesus 1" WINS TOP AWARD — Sgt. James E. Johnson, 25, o( Wash/ ington, D. C., and Focatello, Ida., became the seventh Marine to win the Congressional Medal of Honor in Korea. Johnson was wounded and presumed captured by North Koreans on Dec. 2, 1950, as he deliberately engaged the enemy in hand-to-hand combat to save his plaloon. Presentation of Ihe medal will not be made to his wife, but will be held "with the hope" that the sergeant can claim it personally "in the ne?.r future." The second < t o r y I« raising laughter In United 'Nations circles here. It concerns * mythical meeting of "the Big Three"— Truman, Stalin and Churchill. The trio of world leaders were quarreling bitterly about the problems of East and West when suddenly * beautiful little fairy appeared In the conference room. She wore a trailing gown oT white and had a twinkling star on her forehead. Waving her small wand, she •aid gently: "Gentlemen, gentlemen, ple&se 60 not UM any more harsh words. I can. help you out of your difficulties. Each of you make a wish, and if I grant It perhapa that will •olva your problems." Firit, ah« aaksd Truman hi* wish. "I want~yo* to takt th« biggest H-bomb that can b« built, •et it down in th« heart of Russia, and expiou* It, '* h« aald. "That'll be a big help.** • Turning to Stalin, th* lalry * Hid: - , ' "And ypwr-iwish?" --•-. "I'd like you to raine the great- e»fe tidal wave In history,'* he laid, "and lend It clear across < th« United States, and wash •very American Into the *ea. You'll R e e how quickly peace will follow.*The little fairy sighed, and turned to Churchill, and «*lti: "and your request?" "Oh, Just glv* me a long cigar tnd a double brandy and aoda," hs gald cheerfully. "That'll b« quit* easy." *ald the little fairy, brightening, "I can do that right away." "No hurry, no hurry," replied Churchill, waving hU hand airily. "Serve the other two gentlemen first! 1 ' Much of Cotton Crop in Fields MEMPHIS. Teiin.. Dec. 12. (AP) —The Trl-State Farm Labor Office estimated yesterday that 15 per cent of the cotton crop within 50 miles of Memphis remains to be picked. The office, directed by Mrs. Clara Kftts, handles labor for farms In West Tennessee. North Mississippi and East Arkansas. Mrs. Kltts said 95 per cent of the cotton Is being snapped, breaking off whole bolls instead of picking out the lint. ' She wild muddy ground held picking today to practically none. Nevada A-Tests Are 'Paying Off WASHINGTON, I>c. 17. (/P) — The Nevada atomic ttsts, where the atomic energy commission learijed "very^yital things." already have started paying off In even better nuclear weapons. Chairman Gordon Dean, stepping carefully around direct answers to questions concerning new small A- bombs for tactical use on the battlefield, told • news conference that in the two series of tests conducted last February and again last month "we learned a lot of things about designs of weapons which we've already Incorporated" In the weapons program. Egypt P-'o*esfs Seizure PARIS, Dec. 11. (/Pj—Egypt protested to the United Nations yesterday against the destruction of an Egyptian village In th« Suez area by British forces. 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