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January 31, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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•LTTHEVTLLE COURIER NEW! TH« OOCTRIXR NEWS OO. K. W. HAINW, Publisher KAXKT A. KAINBS, Assistant PublUher i, A. PREDHICKSON. Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising M«n M w tote Ntttont! Advertlnlru; Representatives: WtllMt Witmer Co., New York Chicago, Detroit, AtUnt*. Memphli. Entered u second clut matter »t the post- offlc* tt Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con- it, October >. 1917. Member oJ Th« Associated Prest SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In th« city of Blythevllle or »ny •uburbtn town wh«r* carrier service 1* maintained, lie per week. By null, within a radius of 60 miles, 15.00 per jmtr, 12.50 for six months, 11.25 for three months; by null outside 50 mite zone. 112.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations I have made the earth, ind created man upon It: I, even ray hinds, hive stretched out (he feearens, and mil their host have 1 commanded. Isaiah «:IZ. * • * One God, one law, one element. And one far-off divine event, To which the whole creation moves. —Tennyson. Barbs Statisticians estimate a record 3,900.000 babies will be born In the u. S. in 1953. There'll be a Jot of changes made. H. Ton'd better sUrt savlnf now for next iirni- T-S TK»U<m. if joa eipeei ta get away with In one month the dlvorcei equaled the number of nurrfates in in Indiana, town. Love can always find a way— outl * • • Attbh are rwuona tbmt may sound food, but •erw at* a toad ntnUtnte for (and inuid rea- aMia. * • * OM Mf 4ravMe with I bad put 1s tha* ttl e*te» an mr-prewnt difficulty. Base Re-Opening Is Matter Of What's Best for Most City Council's rwcheduling of , meet- l«t originally planned ;for last night nv»T»d tip to S p.m. yesterday by a 1:30 p.m. declaration—may b« viewed by op- P°n«nU of th« «lr base M a mov« to «* upon a propowd "letter of Intent" towing air base reactivation befort the •ppoeition could marshal itg forte* to op- po»e the issue publicly. However, there is another ride to be MMJdered. Having once stated its support for Motivation of the air base—which the eity administration hag done—it is then kound to take every possible action to obtain that reactivation. In Tiew of the $900,000 monthly payroll tentatively scheduled by the Air Force in event of reactivation, the air base U *o be considered a highly d«- ilrable operation for the city of Blythe- viile and Mississippi County. Thi« newspaper has and does favor reactivation of Blytheville air base for its economic value to an area plagued by thft "bubble and bust" boom-time economy of the present, one founded almost solely on agriculture. Industry is vitally needed and the air base would be a valuable asset. Opposition is not to be entirely discounted, however. If enough of the town's population is truly and sincerely in opposition to the base, this should become known. Yesterday's petitions at noon, however, apparently carried not quite a hundred names. Certainly this is not a majority of the population of a town enumerated by the U. S. Census Bureau ir. 1950 at 16,221. Public discussion and debate on the air base issue are desirable. Mayor Dan Blodgetl has said "H anything is worth having, it's worth fighting for ... if we do obtain the base, we'll have something worth having and the fight will be worthwhile." Many Blytheville organizations have publicly stated their support of air base reactivation. These include the City Council, the Chamber of Commerce, Blytheville Ministerial Alliance, and many civic clubs and other organizations. At this time, the "pros" have it and the "cons" definitely are in the minority. It must be remembered by both factions, however, the final decision rests not with the community, but with the Air Force which has said reactivation depends upon many factors, including attitude ud facility of the community »nd BLr'iMEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW? wh#ther or not COOJWH makes fund* available for its expansion program. If opposition to the air base make* no more progress than it has to date, this faction should yield its minority position and support base reactivation so Blytheville's chances for the air base will not be jeopardized by a small voice even though the objections be entirely valid. Iran Can't Afford Luxury of Hostility When Britain named a new ambassador to Iran, the move generally was accepted as a ge.slui'O of conciliation lownrd the Mossadegh government. It appeared the British were ready to start afresh, to lay the ground for renewed negotiations. But Premier Mossadegh declined to accept the new ambassador. Coming on the heels of his sharp order closing nine British consulates, his action can only be viewed as one of extreme, almost ir- rationr.l hostility. Just how this benefits an Iran which currently is producing little oil, has no market for a larger product and is financially on the rocks is not plainly evident. Indeed, there is no consistent thread of concern for Iran security ami welfare running through Mossadegh's policies. The only consistency is his apparently unshakable determination not to deal with the British unless they yield 100 per cent to his demands. But stubborn inflexibility and blazing hatred for the British "interloper" are hardly enough to sustain a country in Iran's precarious position. How much longer can Mossadegh indulge his emotions without plunging his country into economic ruin? Views of Others Forced Saving A yotine wlf-Knployed auctioneer in Ohio hu reluwd to pay a toclal security Ux of tfit to the government Jor IBM, thereby inaugurating i pri-Bpectlve test case on one phase of the Social Security Act amendments ot 1950. This it th« poit.inn which expended compulsory application of old-age Insurance to several millions of person* in husinea* for themselve*. Jlatl not th« attention of the country been » •ngagcd by other urgent atfalrs. ' this change prob«(jly would h«ve receivedi'niore notice and debate than It did. For the new law extends group responstb'llry Into an area o! .American activity traditionally most individualistic. The urge to go into Kmall business Is primarily an urge to succeed hi proportion to one's own effort and ability. Bxrireislne a sentiment held by many, John r. Andrews of Beach City, Ohio, haa written to the Collector of Internal Revenue In Cleveland: "I think it IE the duty of the Individual to provide for his own future security, i think I can provide (or my family better than the government r.c.n." This, of course, goes (o the base of the question whether any atate-admlnlstcred old-age Insurance "should be compulsory. Experience In industrial pensions «s well M state insurance Indicates that through misfortune many who aim at self-sufficiency become !r, some degree charges on their employers or the state. Hence the pressure for all-inclusive systems. The way Social Security It presently «et up —wtln 1'iactically flat-rale benefits regardless o( length ol participation—It Is difficult to allow »ny choice without encouraging many to postpone entering the system until their lalcr years. Yei it Is tremendously important that the largest possible areas ot voluntarism be retained In American society. Personal security for the seU- employrd has always constitutor! one ol these areas Even If the alternative involve? jome bs- sic rethinking in the Social Security program, this freedom should not be Invaded. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR SO THEY SAY I hate lo see my country give In lo the tactics of the Barbary pirates When you stort to pay blackmail ransom, you've reached > pretty low level.—Sen. Styles Bridces iR, ,v. H.> on Hungary's demand for 'ransom" money for four American airmen. * « • Both sides have been free to score, but they have nol put the score on the Scoreboard. Now even a single will be counted.—Urig. Gen. William Nurkols on the ending of the 30 day trial truce In Korea. * » » Disarmament ... Is a small giiaranlee of lasting peace if it's nol accompanied by an abolition of hatred, greed and lust for prestige.—Pope Pius XII. * . . , The UN will make no more compromises between reason and unreason.—MaJ.-Gfn. Howard Turner, UN delegate to the Korean truce talks. * * * It is not common honesty we require In government, but an integrity lifted to the level of honor.—Herbert Hoov«r. A Woodsman Sparing a Tree THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1952 Peter ft/son's Washington Column — India's Elections Set the Stage For Next Four Critical Years WASHINGTON (NEA) — Elections In India, now going on, have considerable interest and importance to the united States even [hough this country Is preoccupied with its own political problems. The constitution of the Republic of India was modeled on that of the United states, but the election system is considerably different. I n s t e a <I of holding national Peter Ed«m clectlons one rtay and knowing the results on the next, RS , in America, the Indians spread their elections over six vecks. They began late In December. They will end early in February, but the final results won't be known till the end of the month. Tills Is India's first four-year slection since the republic was 'oumled In 1947. Out of 170 million elilble voters over 21 5-cnrs of iigo, I is expected about SO million will cast ballots. They tvre voting for members of Parliament — a Council of States and a lower House of the People. They will also choose members of the 28 State assemblies. As of Jan. 23, with returns in from about a fourth of the election districts, these results have been tabulated: House of the People—Out of 496 seats, 105 elected. Nehru's Congress Party won 74, Commlinist.5 11, Socialists and Independents 20. State Assemblies — Out of 4000 seats, 1284 elected, congress Party B30. Independents 131. Communists 115. Socialists 40, others 162. Communists Should Cause Concern It is the nucleus of 11 Communists in the House of the People rmrt the 115 Communists in the state assemblies that should be of some concern not only to India and the United States but to the rest of the world ns well. Assuming that these percentages hold for the whole country, it will mean the Communists will have tiboul 10 per cent representation in Indian leislative bodies. The new U. S. Ambassador to India, che.sler Bowles, former Price Administrator and ex-Governor of Connecticut, has been In Washington for the last couple of weeks, trying to stir u,p more Congressional and other Interest in India. Whatever else anyone may think of Mr. Bowles and his ideas, he is conceded to be a good reporter. He does a lot of leg work and he goes out and digs up a lot of tacts. In'the three months he has been in India he has traveled 7000 miles by plane and 1800 miles by auto within India. He has taken tea In mud huts with families that formerly would have been considered untouchables. He has talked to common people, to students, where Communist agitators tried for two hours to break up his meeting, to business men and politicians, as well as diplomats and Prime Minister Nehru. In Bowies' opinion today. Nehru ts the greatest potential power in the East. Bowles reports that the Communist chant heard most frequently is India is. "Chiang is down. Next goes Nehru." If India goes down to the Communists, it will be a world tragedy equal io the loss of China. The writ- See EDSON on Paje 9 IN HOLLYWOOD By ERSKTNE JOHNSON NEA St»fl Correspondent HOLLYWOOD—(NEA) — Exclu-I Stage 12 has been converted into slvcly Yours: MOM's blowing the i two floors of offices for the sound dust off "Love is Better Than Ever" and dubbing TV schedule, the back md. after crossing nil fingers, will release the picture In April. The Him. co-Marring Larry Parks and Liz Taylor, has been on Die shelf, marked "Too Hot to Handle" ever since Larry went to Washington as a Red probe witness. Charlie Chaplin, who never lalked about retirement seriously before. Is savin? that "Limelloht" will be his last movie. . . . Sylvana Mangano. the woo-woo doll In "BH- the back lot is undergoing sweeping changes and the equipment is pouring into the studio/ * • * June Havoc and Celeste Holm, whom she replaced in "Affairs of Stnte" on Broadway, arc rcuritntj. Celeste predicted the show wouldn't run throe weeks with June in the lead. Van Johnson will play John Alden In Siyncer Tracy's "Master of cr Rice." Is expecting Sisnor Stork ' lhl> Mayflower." Cameras turn when again. Her condition cost her the cart role In John Huston's "Moulin Rouge." . . . Zsa Zsa will play the part Instead. Hollywood sluriio hearts are Spencc completes the current "Pat and Mike" opposite Katharine Hcp- n Rouge." . . . Zsa Zsa Oabor I bllrn - K;1 l is ' s still wlde-rycd over th? succ(?. : s of "African Queen." She toltl me: "It .such fun lo do. and so congenial, that we thought maybe it would be a fiasco." NO TV FOR KATH.-VRINF: Hepburn on television? tcnding mrnins forhitlilin? poodle 'j.ilrrilts to rnntr.-ict pl.tmnr ?<ars. The short, dopffy lock* crratc a prnblrm In costume period films. Clifton Webb's new H-year con- "Not me." she said. "I stilt don't like radio. I don't think I've do ra^h^ivThim^ S j «™" ^ ti^il^aT '"<'" o direct whenever he dcc«...^o ^^^Ur^'Ann''^^™-; me up actmg. ^ _ co-star In UI'j "The Girl Across , ,. , , , I 'he Street." . . . Everv art movie A line of purple prose that would ; , 10UFe in H r,llvwood Is netting rcadv nake even Kathleen Wlrvsor jcal- > lo rc . p1 ., y v'ittorio Gasman's old ous. from the script of "Dream 1 ltn | i . )n mov i r . , f s)lpl | ffv winters • •v : i. v. • .1 i • , .,< I <vcrts lne lati ' • • • Notc from Mikc Now he bcsms the kiss ot kisses, I Coniwnv . "P™,^ anrt Ava sh |''»vc:ins from fingertips (o arm i ed up a , an ffltm . w(th a , f to shoulder to neck to mouth as j Sce HOLLYWOOD on Pase 8 slam If he leads the jack of spades and lets It ride for a finesse. When the hand was actually played, South gave himself an extra chance by tricky discarding. It was very simple, and it shouldn't have worked, but it did. West opened the jack of hearts, and dummy won with the queen. South drew two rounds of trumps, took the remaining top hearts and rufTed » heart. Then he got back to dummy with a trump to cash dummy's last heart. 'South eot (wo discards on dummy's hearts—not enough to do him any real eood. He discarded the eight auri ten of spades, keeping the five of spades In his hand, and then led the nine of spades from dummy. East fell for this elementary stratagem. He thought that South was very short in spades, that perhaps hr now held th# king. So East scrambled to put up trie ace Margarna tvilts like a convulsive flower." The author is Claude Binyon. Paramount won't give Mona Freenan sexy rotrs, but Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis insist. Mona had the lead In two of their 16-mm. 'unnles; as the gangsters' moi' in 'The Reinforcer." and as the rr- [ jeclcrl one in "A Spot in the Sharif." a takeoff on you-know-what. IT CAN'T BE OONE Movies are hotter than cvor dept.: Describing a Gcorse Raft-Gall Ri:<- sel! love scene on the beach tor Bernie Lubcr's "Loan Shark," the I script says: 'They held the em- j brace un'il the film Ignites, and f ve fane out." It's labeled "top secret" nt UI. but I rii.-.covercd that four feature films and 100 shorts will be produced for television \\ : thtn a year's span when the studio's big video program *tuU. * JACOBY ON BRIDGE Take Advantage ot Opponents' Errors By OSWALD JACOBY Written for XE.A Service Today's hand was played last September in Venice during the [ European round-robin team lour- I a.inimt. The English pair pot up ! to six clubs, by the bidding shown, ' when they held the North-South I carci.v lu thp other room, the French ] pair bid only five clubs. i It Is easy to see that South can make six clubs if he guesses, the j rislif wsj- to play the spades. He i will mak; tlie if he leads to j the king of spades, in the hope that I East his the to. Hi will km UM WEST 4Q7S4 « QJ762 NORTH fD) II + J9 V AKQ74 * A109 + 353 BAST + A3Z W 10653 »K853 SOUTH * K 10 8 5 + 94 • 4 + AKJ1087 East-Wesl vul. North Eaot Soatfc 1 » Pats 5 A. J N.T. P,j, j 4 ' + Pass Pass Opening lead—» J West Pass Pass Pass - - , .A Reader. A—N'o. It must be remembered thai even guessing win be right about half the time. There is n» method of determining the »« of the unborn child, which ha« stood up under scientific scrutiny. ot spades, and South no longer had to guess how to play the spades. By the time the spade i^ay was made. East should have had a complete count on the South hand It was clear that South had started with exactly six trumps and two hearts. Why hadn't he discarded uny diamonds on the hearts? Obviously. South had a singleton diamond, which left room in his hand for four spade.-. Hence East should I .e known that South still had wo spades lelt. He should have ducked when dummy led the nine of spades, thus allowing South to guess. If you let youir opponent,' do thrlr own swsstne. th?y will sometimes do you the favor of guessing wron«l once over lightly- H; A. A. Fredrlckso Without sounding impertinent, 1 wish to announce that 1 am happy the medical profession has <.t last come around to my point of view. It's not often that such an tugust body sees things my way, and I *el- come the agreement with open sinuses. thi,°kirt e !l"' prise °' ""ny-but not, as « common cole!. Now I know . new, u^ th " e ,. a »t« aretl recently a how. Edison felt when people stop- 1 news item stating: After all these n "* *"<•• v,~...i~_ .* .i~iT. L...IL.. -^ ._ haw-hawing at light bulbs. ~. .v u w^uoc auu I have never had a common cold. scientists have The colds I have endured have tere is no such been exceedingly uncommon. Unan,, ™irt •• commonly distressing, uncommonly ears of searching for its cause and ts cure, r " ' about deci< _^ thing as the common cold." ^ ^.^ uiii _ 11 \- I.-HD « " u ««sly, uncommonly long. There Is - j.i.i J-OH YOU, boys. Permit nothing commonplace about an af- . ,1? * Warm We1corne in '° IHctlon that appears from nowhere, jour stethoscopes. However. I could does nothing except sky-rocket nave tow you a score of winters Kleenex stock and then vanish in- there If no such thing to thin air. For pure meanness of a relatively temporary nature, it is exceeded only by the semi-common hangover. Which I regard us semi-common because the cause has been verified by years of scientific test- Ing and personal observation. The cure, however, has not been perfected. IN THE CURE phase, the cold and the hangover have something in common. You may obtain six Th« DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN T. JORDAN, M. D. Written for NEA Sen-Ice Over the years, there have prob- ibly been thousands of methods >ugesteu"for determining the sex of i child before birth, Q-Can doctors .tell from the heartbeat of an unborn baby di ""ent hangover remedies mere- whother It is going lo be a boy or a '^Jw, "^suiting six different tndi- using tweezers to pull out hairs on the chin promote hair growth on other parts of the face? P. A. A—This procedure may cause the hairs on the chin itself lo rone oat thicker and core conspicuous, but there is no reason to believe that It will promote hair irowlh an other parts of the face. Q—I'm 29 years old and for the past six months have had a pain in my chest. The doctor found my heart and lungs o.k., but an X-ray showed stones in the gallbladder. Do you believe this pain could be coming from these gallstones? Mrs. M. C. A-l'ej. t}—Please advise on the aftereffects of removal of the gallbladder. I had mine removed two years age,short!y before my 77th birthday, and still do not feel well. There were supposed to be soft stones In the gallbladder. Mrs. F. B. F. A—Recovery from an operation of this sort at such an age ma,y"!»e quite slow. You should not be discouraged and should stick by thie, iliet which was probably given y*m after the operation, mnd which mo«t likely was slow fatly foodstuffs.. * « • Q—What can I do to help stop dehydrating? r drink six glasses of water every day, and two glasses of milk, MRS. W. S. tested for this »c well u other possibilities, Q—Several weeks ago'my rtaugh- :cr, who Is 16 months old, was bitten by a dog. The doctor cauterized the - wound, which was only » scratch, and told me to cheek'the dog for 10 days. So far as anyone knows, the dog Is well. However, I am still worried about the danger of her contracting rabies. Can yiu relieve my mind? M, p. A—If the dog; remained well, there Is no danger of rabies. Futhermort, i illght scratch would be »Bllkely to Inn-mlt disease. Tht chances of any trouble are Hi remote lhal it should cause you ne. farther concern. A—This is not in enormous Intake of fluids, but excewlve thirst „,. and excessive elimination et urine .""" Ing ' , wh . e " «™ e thmg has de- are amonj the symptoms of dla- " e(J ..mans talent for complex in- metes and you should prol'sb'.y be rlduali. Some will work for some people, some will not. Generally sneaking, none of them will produce anything more than a potion tasting somewhat viler than the ferment which initiated the affliction. Same for a cold. For six different cures, see six different, etc. Like as not. an asfetida hag alii be as effective as any of the sure-cures you will end up with. (Personally, I'm pretty keen on this Idea of hitting the s»ck' till the whole thing goes 'way. ^Economic consld- er»tlons. unfortunately. restrict this cure to the upper-bracket vlc- timi.) It h»t been Mid by some sags whose name eludes me for the moment that the average cold, If treatment and medication ate applied, can be licked in seven days, but if left to run Its own course will last a week. HOW. THEN, CAN this affliction, which resists all the learned efforts of mere man, be considered common? Man has conquered his common problems, but faces still the uncommon ones like war. Inflation, taxes, women and the cold. Man has ruptured the atom and put it to-work. He has saddled Jet propulsion and captured radar waves. He has plumbed the ocean to a depth of 34.400 feet. He has trained his telescopes on n point .350.000.000 light years from this 'earth. He has Invented radio, video, .ears, divorce, csn-openers and un- ;'derarm deodorant. But the cold stops him cold. He can't explain It or breed It artificially or trap It in a test tube or knock It In the head completely in every case. Some get relief, an occasional lucky stiff comes up cured —though no one really knows why —but most of our noses Just keep running. When something has de- vention and discovery aj long as the. cold has, it's time we admitted Ad I speeg frob eggsperiutz. 75 Years Ago In Blytheville — Miss Francis Miller has gone to St. Louis for a visit during the high water. Mrs. Louise Stracke and daughter. Miss Anita, have gone to 3prmgfield, Mo,, until the high water goes down. Mrs. e. B. Woorison and children have gone to Prescott, Ark,, for several weeks. Mrs. Earl Buckley and daughter have gone to Memphis until' the high water Is past. Breakfast Brigade HORIZONTAL 1 Popular American breakfast l!em 4 Equally Popular it breakfast 9 Goes with either of first (wo 12 Exist 13GreeJt market 14 Be sick 15 Saline water 16 Siberian Mongoloid 17 Compass point 18 Paleness 20 Rounded and cylindrical 22 Preposition 23 Flower 24 Endure 27 Weight of India 28 Mimics 32 Island (Fr.) 33 Oriental porry 34 Breakfast drink 35 Painful 37 Bustle 38 Biblical high priest 39 Equal 40Footlikeparl 41 Breakfast cereal 42Froster 44 Symbol for selenium 45 Extend 43 Musical dramas 52 Affliction 53 Lariat 55 Mineral rock 56 Social insect *7 English royal family 58 Lubricate 59 Born 60Worm» (1 Pigeon pea VERTICAL 1 Yarn spindle 2 Scope 3 Breakfast it one of the. —^s in a day 4 Conductor's wand 5 Cultural media 6 Folding bed 7 Musical Scriptural compositions B Nostrils 9 Facility 10 Pith 11 Merriment 19 Land parcel 21 Measure of paper 23 Peruser 24 Speech irn pediment 25 Century plant 26 Withered Z7 Small ear muscle Z» Wharf SO Girl's name 31 Epidermis 36 Iroquoian Indian 41 Honey Producer 43 Fencing posilion 44 3o.\es 45 F,;rd 45 Corn bread 4V Plexus 4C Siouan Indian 49 Crucifix 50 Operatic solo 51 Vend Si Paid notices in newspapers

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