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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FOUK BC11HBV1LLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEW? BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher MARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Pub!i«h«r A. A. FREDRICK SON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising M«n»«er Sole National Advertising Representative*: WaHace Witmcr Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis. Entered u second class matter at the post- oKIoe at Blythcville, Arkansas, under act of Con- grew, October 9, ion. Member of Th» Associated Pre« SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In th« city of Blythevllle or »ny tuburban town where carrier service k maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within « radius of 50 mtks, (6.00 p«r jtar. 13.50 tor six monthj, »1.3S for three monthej br mail outside 60 mile zone, $12.50 per year pay.ibte in advance. Meditations y*», wrerj God irill not *> wickedly, neither wW the Almlthty pervert Judpnenl.—Job 34-1*. * * * Mistrusts sometime* come over one's mind of bt» justice of God. But let a real misery oome •gain, and to whom do we ffly? To whom do we Instinctively and Immediately look up? —B. R. Haydon. Barbs If you want to keep your friends, Just be good ror nothing—when they ask for a loan. * * * H yott do half M much M yon plan to 4o> ih<t more than k luoaH? done by the average The thermometer fe In a clas* by Itself— about the only thing we know of that has dropped. * • * Many *nce««aful men have started on a shoe- atrinjr, »y« a Vetr York banker. And othm have wound *f taking a Kvery office hw «omebody who ta torry that *e Mg bow IB »o ignorant. Nature Heaves a Snowball At That Stuffed Shirt-Man Man is inclined to behave in a rather cocky manner aa he sums up his superlative scientific conquests of his material world. But just when he is about to become insufferable, nature takes him down several rungs on the ladder. . .Weather seems to be nature's chief wea'pon for administering; these rebuffs. And right now one of these little lessons is in progress. Snow, the lovely white stuff that does so much for Christmas, isn't doing much good for man in some of our key cities these days. Look at Chicago, for instance. Chl- cagoans have watched upwards of 80 inches of snow descend upon them during the past month, and most of it i« still on the ground. Altogether they've had nearly 50 inches since the season began; The transportation officials are fed up. They've spent $600,000 already in trying to keep buses and street cars rolling, but it's been largely a losing battle. Marooned automobiles block plowing; efforts in many spots. Side streets are a bold adventure to any motorist. Hardly a one does not echo continually the while of spinning tires trapped in churned up drifts. Snow removal authorities complain they can't find places to dump the snow they strip from the streets. The usual dumping grounds nre loaded, and there's little melting to make room for more. The thick mantle has almost smothered the city's normal doings. Countless business and social engagements haven't come off. Industry and commerce are slowed. The filling station proprietors are muttering about the 20 to 25 per cent drop in gasoline sales. Things are no better in Detroit, another industrial whopper. Some 32 inches has been the city's total snofwall since Nov. 1. Virtually all of that fell in a two-week period. Weather officials csn't remember a worse winter in the 52- year-old history of Detroit's Weather Bureau. A motor manufacturer laid GOOO men off their jobs recently because trains and trucks hampered by snow couldn't keep the plant supplied with parts. Elsewhere in the city, it was like the Chicago story in main detals. Cities like Chicago and Detroit couldn't keep enough snow-removal equipment on hand to deal forcefully with na- twe when she is in so abundant n mood. So they stay half immobilized for days, possibly weeks, waiting for a warm sun to do what men in all their technical gloi-y seem unable to do. Anyone who has been in a giant metropolis when the snow was piled high «*n 0r«sp whkt a fee&ig ot h«lpi«*». »e«s grip* th» city which i« weighted with such a burden. Human values are altered, too. What seemed important in a time ot clear streets suddenly appears much Jess so in an hour of urban paralysis. The simplest acts of getting about become major enterprises. Life is measured in terms of only the most elemental necessities. Yes, there is nothing like a few 10- foot snowdrifts to com|>el man to take stock and see himself in slightly humb- b!er perspective. Views of Others Stalin's Triumph Will Be Shortlived In Budapest a church has been torn down down to make room for a statue of Stalin. Once again, a spiritual symbol has been destroyed and replaced by a sign of the conqueror. Once again the forces of atheism have scored an apparent triumph over those who would believe In God. Hungary has been under Russian domination £lnc« the end of World War II. The Communist pattern of man's subjection to the state In thought, word and deed has been Imposed upon its people. The Communists Insist upon their millions serving one master, he who rules the Kremlin. The Christian doctrines of the Immortality of man, of the rights of the Individual, the sacredness of the human personality are anathema. As a sign of triumph, the Communist raze a church and build an Image of Stalin. The sequence is not new. It has happened many, many times In ths past, and will be're- pented ngnln n;id «gnln in the future. But It doesn't work. The Ihlng Hint la in man and sets him apart from the animals will not die. The religion of the state, the blind allegiance to the leader of the pack Is not enough. —ATLANTA JOURNAL Usipg Oceans The Department of the Interior Is experimenting on how to get fresh water from the ocean. A recent palent (No. 2540011) would make ocean water suKabte for Irrigation; the salt water would be converted chemically to sodium nitrate, which would remain In the Irrigation water aj plant food. Ocean* cover three fourths of the globe. Fresh wnter Is an Mute need in more than half of the land surface of that globe, Including most ol Texai. Today we think of conservation In terrtu of conserving what we have—soil, forest, water. Tomorrow's conservation will be more of x scientific, approach; It will open new uses of what Is being wasted and of what Is not being used. The soil that erodes and wa«he» Into the oceans will be returned M Irrigation wnter with minerals. An acre of timber, through science, will yield twice aa many products as it does now. Dow Chemical, at Frccport, processes ocean water to produce more thun 100 minerals. * The government wisely fosters conservation In the contemporary sense. Equally legitimate Is ita research Into ocenn masses as sources of new resources. —DALLAS ^fORNINa NEWS SO THEY SAY If they find out at school they'll ask me to write an essay nbout It.—Nell Hunt, H-year-old Australian youth, on why he didn't report the rescue of drowning pal. * * • The terrors that historically split Christendom were Prolcstant intellectual errors—but Catholic errors In the order of charity.—Claire Booth Luce, former congresswoman. * » * The trouble with the Labor people Is that they are always rending Maughnm Instead of Kipling.—Winston Churchill. « * * If we can prevent all-out wnr by means of our strategic capability, nnd slop these endless nibbling aggressions with our tactical capability we will have clone much lo bring stability and a sense of security back lo an uneasy world.—Gordon Dean, chairman, AEG. * » • Just because I inlend to marry for the seventh time, you'd think I was guilty of something. —Artie Shaw, band leader. * * * It tnkcj 8 peculiar damn fool to be i. judge. The pay Is like the old gray mare—it ain't what It used to be.—F. Dickinson Letts, court Judge, Dist. of Columbia. * * * A positive, affirmative approach Uo social problems) ... is a plain duty of the banking community. (It would give) the public the Idea lhat banking stands for something besides Its own special interests.—Allan Sproul, president, New York Pv'deral Reserve Bunk. * • t We (Labor Party) should nut become Involved in commitments or policies which we shall not be able to live up to, for I believe that at no distant date we shall become a Government again. —Herbert Morrison, Britain's former foreign secretary. * * * On positive achievement by the (UN) assembly or by the great powers, whose differences are notorious, would do more to help the pence than sll the eloquence that the world's oratory can command.—Anthony Eden, British foreign s«c- *eter fdson's Washington Column — Private-Public Sources Racing To Meet Electric Power Needs SATURDAY, JANUARY K, Working on the Railroad WASHINGTON (NEA) — TT. 8. needs. But !f private power compa- tectric power consumption for the "' ire-Chrrstmas week was expected o reach a new all-time peak of 7, 50,000 kilowatt hours. Total for the year is ejc- pecled to be over 432 billion kwh. Tills (s another record, and there is every indication that c o n- lumptlon continue will to rise during 1952, 1953 and 1954. Peter Edioa. But with the national detenu tffort making unprecedented demands for more and more electric power for mant:fac- urlng aluminum, magnesium, atomic energy «nd other defense mnterlala production, the big qucs- 'ilon is: Will there be enough, on three-fourths of today's ;irne? About power U generated by private utll- ttes. or railways and dustrial producers for their own use. The oth- r fourth la public power. They are n n sense competitive. But a new and better relatlon- ihlp of public power policy towards jrivale power seems to be In the making. Oscar Chapman, Secretary of the Interior, concedes thnt "the prt- .•ale power Industry Is doing a good lob of expansion to meet defense would cut down on the need for more public power." Secretary Chapman ha« placed James T. Falrman in the Defense Electric Power Administration. Falrman Is a vice president of New York Edison, an experienced utilities executive acceptable to the power Industry. "The Defense Electric Power Administration will not be used to penalize private power expansion In any way." says Secretary Chapman. "Private power companies will get top priority on materials for their expansion programs." Material Shortage Blocks Kxpanslon Biggest obstacle to continuing both private and public power expansion to meet defense needs is the shortage of construction materials —steel, copper, aluminum, nickel and other alloys. So great are these shortages that George M. Oadsby, president of Utah Power ami of the Edison Eleclric Institute, concedes lhat :n 1952 there may be a 25 per cent re- duclion in scheduled generating capacity expansion, with a 50 per cent cut in scheduled steam plant expansion. The Federal Power Commission, after surveying requirements for the next three years, makes the flat statement: "There is no place In the country today where a load of 200,000 kilowatts for an additional four-pot- Hne aluminum reduction plant could be placed before 1953, without displacing other industrial loads," The way the situation shapes up to BS.a million kilowatts, with actual production capacity of only 84.5 million kw. This would mean a shortage of 1.3 million k\v. in spite of over 10 million kw. new capacity scheduled to be brought Into production next year. For 1353. however, the picture will be better with requirements of 85 million kw. and capacity of 96.7 million kw. For 1954 the situation will be still better, with 101 million kw. required and 105 million kw capacity. This Is considered a minimum safe reserve. These figures Include public power expansion. Secretary Chapman's efforts to aid the private power industry arc not to be taken as meaning that he will cut down on public power development, if materials are available and Congress approves. Anyone thinking otherwise does not know Chapman's record. Power Appropriations Continue Climb From 1940 to 1D46. the war years when Harold Ickcs was Secretary of the Interior, public power appropriations averaged about $35 mil- See EDSON on Page 5 N HOLLYWOOD J»y EnSKTNE JOHNSON XEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (NEA) — It's my iendi&h pleasure, since I clon'i subscribe to the current rhubarb hat Hollywood stars are Just like your next-door neighbors and 'olksy as all get-out, to mention hnt Him royalty (s eating from gold and silver plates. star customers, when a producer ordered a gold-plated telephone encrusted with jewels for a beauty who was still waiting for her final decree. "And I haven't cracked a smile •since," said Artier. Ifc also mc-ntionctl "gold-plated And I defy Dagmar, Sid Cesar, j r>olMes for nahies, a. .silver prater ^nogcna Coca, Jackie Gleason,i* or a screcmvritcr who loved jiota- 3nra Churchill, Howdy Dooriy or j to pancakes, and silver keys lo her any upstart TV stars to make that j apartment for a certain blonde statement. the Yet, in spite of lax liens ami salary cuts, movie biggies are still munching oil fancy plotters. A famous silversmith named Allan Adler. who's been designing silver and gold knick-knacks for celluloid kings and queens at his Sunset strip studio since iS3i». told me about this. Artier know every piece of rx- •nslve metal in the stars' cupboards and his files are stuffed ware designs he's dreamed up for nespians such as Gregory Peck. Greer Garson. Diana Lynn, Mau- nround tnun." artisan re- Seo IIOLLYWOCm on Page 6 15 Years Ago In Blytheyille — Miss I/HS Nrll stlle-s of Kalamazoo. Mich., :.s vis j tins relatives: here. Mr. and Mrs. Kubctrt Pot,tcr plan to leave .soon for Florida where they will spend two months. While away. Martin. Katharine and Joan Crawford. Once he hammered out j Nick Thomas. j The former First National Bank i. building. Main and. Second, was 1 purchased lotlny by H. Highfill. who nepourn Rnnouncecl thls lnorn t n g that offices of the Valley Gin Company. $50.000 order of solid gold dinner plntcs. ' "When he sets his. table—wow!" said, Adler, a blue-eyed, youngish man. "I can't reveal his name, thouzh. He's afraid of being burglarized. Once some robbers broke Into his noise, but they didn't take the gold stuff. They figured it brass." Except for monogrania on knives, forks, spoon* and plates (Ore er o arson's hubby. Buddy Fo^leson. has his cattle brand on (he handles of his steak-knives) stars play it pretty straight In their table-setting. FANCY RUNS RIOT OX GIFTS of which he Is president and general manager, and of the Hlghllll Cotton Company, would there about February 1. JACOBY ON BRIDGE | How Cagey Declarer eir r , i u. i. Fixed His foes By OSWALD. JACOBY Written for NEA Serrire It's when they get around to Today's hand ,one or the neatesl I have ever seen for some time, was played by Eddie GeJdbhim of New Orleans. He succeeded in making a difficult contract by forcing the giving fliver and gold presents that opponents to tnke two winning the wacky note Is sounded, Aciler; cards on the same trick. 5RW - ] Thrre was nothing timid Rb He decided that he'd master the j anybody's bidding, but the contract tocln« wu M*ioo*bl« waougb. U once over lightly- By A. A. Hope beats anew In this boney old breast today and xxnehow to* world looks a little less like Bedlam and rounds a little leu ilk* Btbei. The birds sound cheerier and the winter rye looks greener Mid even March 15 jcems *. beautifully distant date. It may not last long, but the mood Is here, however briefly. I may be reveling in merely a fleet- Ing Insight into happier times, but The DOCTOR SAYS Bj EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. IVrllten for XF.A Service When one considers that the mouth Is exposed to all the irltat- tng Eubstances contained In the air. to many different kinds of foods and drinks, and In many cases to smoking, this part of our body seems remarkably resistant to difficulty, but. . . . Q—Please discuss the little white sores that * come In the mouth. I have one of these after another. Is it true that these sores in the mouth Indicate similar sores or ulcers in the stomach? Mrs. G. K. A—I presume what Sirs. K refers to are canker sores. So far as is known these do not Indicate any similar condition in the . stomach. There do, however, appear to be several possible causes for canker sores. Some are considered to be due to low-grade Infection, .some fo allergy, and some possibly lo vitamin deficiencies. There Is reason to believe (hat at leas! some of them are caused by viruses. Because there are so many various factors involved, It Is Impossible to suggest a treatment for them without Investigating what may be at fault in each Individual sufferer. CJ—Please advise the cause and cure /or an overflow of saliva in the mouth. Mrs. E. K. A—Excessive salivation can come from 111 Hffinj; dentures, or sensitivity lo material contained In them. Some drugs can product increased salivation. Inflammation in the mouth or upper part of the breathing tract and neuralgia are additional possible causes. Excessive ent In Parkinson's Disease and'oth- er conditions of the ncrvuus sys- .Hvailon can be prcs- tem. Irritating foods or drinks may these eye* have glimpsed the it- most-forgotten and I »hall preM the vision between the pa«es of m» memory like a faded, flattened n»f. WORMED me «n*wh»» that we were straying away from the old, established wayj «nd Iwd dug ourselves a new rut In which o travel Itermlnably. I do not olaira to be a reactionary of any measure, but I can be just ac sentimental a* the next guy when it comes to watching the old institution, fade flway. The nation having been rocked with scandal on a federal level foi lo, these many moons, I had began to wonder if the dignity of the individual had not been irreparably eclipsed. With crime as highly organized as B hod carriers union and seemingly no way for the small malefactor to compete with the big names in government, all seemed lost for the common man: Time was when any amateur M murderer or extortionist or confidence, man could reap a sizeable headline and commensurate apace I had feared that this day of the little man was gone forever • • * DAYS OF ROMANCE are not aead, after all. The new year wa» hardly on iU second breath when the eternal triangle once again became something besides an algebr* problem. Complete with a duel for a fair maiden's hand. And I do not refer to the pitiful Hollywood drama directed and produced by Walter Wanger; who nicked a guy on suspicion. I refer to a Baltimore event. In which an ardent ex-suitor and a younger vival shot It out over the heroine, it iiappened in a fash, ionable suburb, just where such romantic episodes are supposed to occur. The 'girl's family had been forced to move there because the cx-sultor "forced his attentions" on the young lady. Heal villain stuff. The current beau, now grievously wounded, leaped between the girl and the Irate ex. Real hero stuff. The culprit drew a fatal dose of lead poisoning. R«al dramatic finale with virtue triumphing, just aa the Johnston office would insist upon. * * • NOR IS" THIS all. The puling new year has brought other sporadic revelations of an underlying nor- cause salivation. Tn a few people, the trouble seems ot be In their constitutions, and litle ran be done about this annoying symptom. Q—My sister has been told stic has a horizontal heart. WYmt does this mean? . Mrs. N. B. , A—This refers to the position of 'lot-house bred by political Insein- the heart vdlhln the chest cavity, ination - How long the pulsing un-, . ami Is not necessarily associated | dercummt will be felt, I do notj with any disease of the heart Mrs N B malcy in an age wherein crises are - pades break normally. South loses one spade, one diamond, and one heart (if he guesses correctly). South won (he first trick with ;he ace of clubs and returned the king ol spades. East's discard ol a club made it clear that West had iv,o natural trump tricks. Now it ooked as though South would lose two spades, a heart, and a diamond. There was, of course, the chance :hat the diamonds would break 2-2, nit there was no need to rely on this. Golrinlum. whose king of .paries had been allowed to hold, continued with the queen of spades, ind West won with the ace. West continued the clubs, and South ruffed with the three. Declarer had already seen the ace of spades and the king ol clubs appear from the West hand, and he self. Q—My husband Is almost 45 and recently discovered that he has gallstones. Is there anything that can be done for this besides surgery? Mrs. M. B. D. A—The only sure *vay of getting rid of gallstones Is to remove them by Operation. As yet, no reliable method has been discovered by dissolving them within the gallbladder. • » • Q—I have been told the new drug. Cortisone. Is helpful in cancer. I should 1 like to know if this would help a patient suffering from cancer of the womb? • F. J. s. A—I am sorry to say that It seems unlikely that any method of giving Cortisone known today would he of definite benefit for cancer of the womb. know. But I wallow in it while it lasts. In Pennsylvania, an imaginative couple pleaded that their home was destroyed In the Kansas City flood and they 'had walked 1,400 miles to seek Bid. Aided,by a sympathetic radio station, they departed with gifts showered upon them WEST (D) 4> A9651 VQ762 »5 + K64 NORTH * I VKJ85 « A 109742 + 53 We* Pass Double EAST A None V A109 < 4QJ8 + QJ10987J SOUTH *KQJ 10873 V43 »K83 *A Both sides vul. North EM* Sooth Pass 3 * 44 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—* ^ decided lhat w«wt was unlikely to have the ace ot hearts In view o: his original pa.w. He therefore led a heart and finessed dummy's Jack East won with the ace of hearts and led a third round of clubs Soulh ruffing with the seven o spades. Declarer next took the jack and ten of spades lollowed by the king of diamonds. When he then led a low diamond toward dummy. West was "fixed." If West ruffed, dummy would play a low diamond — and West would set only smith's losing diamond for his high trump. West Mtu&Uy dJ*c&r<i*<i a, besxt. There- upon declarer took the ace of diamonds and the king of hearts, followed by a heart ruff with his last trump. Tliis was his tenth trick, Hid the opponents won the last .rick doubly with a high trump and a high diamondl Ancient Instrument by touched .souls, turned out to be However, they merchant seaman and wife, both possessing .police records but no Kansas City abode, either whole or damaged. In North Carolina, a teacher wa» reduced to his component parti when someone wired explosives to his truck starter. No conceivable motive or suspects. In Arizona, six women are in the lockup on a morals rap and their lone husband 4 being sought for bigamy. Believed S. be en route to another wedding. Tragedies? How you talk. It U most likely a small rebellion by the Jlttl* man. The government !• poking tn»» every hitherto private field, but e»- '• ceeded itself in its effort to en- •' croach upon private scandal and crime. The little people have coma through however, and restored my faith. Answer to Previou* Puzzto HORIZONTAL 1 Ancient Instrument 7 This is still used for counting ! 3 Wrinkle 14 Harangues 15 Harness ring 12 Hebrew 16 Penetrates 17 Whirlwind 18 Fixed look 4 Vehicle 5 Employs 6 Colonizers 7 Agenls 8 Sea eagle 9 Cistern 10 Follower 11 Metallic element ascetic 19 Help 22 Slips ZOThat is (ab.) 24 Shave 21 Roads (nb.) 25 Zoroaslrian 23 Fairy fort 24 Twirled 26 Puffed up 29 Ignominy 30 Stair part 31 Ruminant 32 Noises 33 Expunge 35 Winter vehicles 37 Bowlers get these 38 Stockings 39 Companion 40 And so forth (ab.) 42 Daybreak (comb, form) 43 System 45 Exclamation 46 Undertake 49 Explosive 52 Lariats 53 Avoids 54 FIouls 55 Hate VERTICAL 1 Performer 2 Originator 3 Aerial (comb, form) 31 Drained 34 Landed properties 35 Cutting instruments • adherent 36 Free 27 Stage whisper 37 Sorrowful 28 Numbers 39 iron 29 Wheys of milk 41 Box 43 Persian tentmaker 44 Wander . 4? Grade ot ofl 48 Shoshonean Indian 50 Burmese wo sprite 51 Pish

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