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PAGE EIGHT IKCE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAJNES, Publisher HARRY A. HA1NES, Assistant Publlshw A. A. FREDRICKSON, Editor •1>AC1> D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace WUmer Co., Ne» York, Chicago, Detroit. Atlanta. Memphis. Entered B3 second class matter nt the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October ». 1911. Member ol The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: B» carrier In the city oi Blytheville or anj suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per weclc. By mail, within n radius o! 50 miles, $5.00 per year, J2.SO (or six months. Sl-25 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone. S12.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled. A bone of him shall not be broken.—John 19: SG. * * * And that the Scriptures, though nor every where Free from/ corruption, or entire, or clear, Are uncorrupt, sufficient, clear, entire, In all things which our needful faith require, —Drj'den. Barbs Girls In a western college are now allowed to smoke in the rooms. That spoils all the fun. Colors will be brighter hi men's clothes, come summer, says a writer. We'U bet the women will look nice fn them. You aie not going very far when you are satisfied to get a slap on the back just for cough• ing. It's fun, men, to be anxious to gel home on time—but that's an indication that you're getting old. No matter how you prepare spinach, says A dietitian, youngsters are apt to refuse It. Just an old spinach custom! McMath Hits at His Favorite Whipping Boy Governor McMath's call for a Public Service Commission investigation of Arkansas' utilities leaves one with two impressions: 1.) The governor, having undergone a rather brutal investigation (of his highway department) himself, is turning the spotlight on an old whipping boy, the privately-owned utility. 2.) The governor knows of mal- practices in the utility field, is acting in the public interest in ferreting them out and will, as he Indicates, forestall further rate increases. He says ". , . investment and construction costs must (be) prudently incurred to justify the inclusion of the costs in the rate base of the utilities. "Since the amount the public must pay for utility service is arrived at by applying a rate of return to a specific rate-base, it is important that the rate base be based upon proper purchase and construction costs. . . . Costs found excessive should be eliminated from the rate base." By and large this makes sense. And if the utilities' skirts aren't clean on this score, then they should be marie clean. However, the governor goes further. He says it is "not fair that tiie public should be required to finance advertising campaigns by utilities seeking to advance some political philosophy." He further inferred it is wrong for the utilities to use a portion of its receipts to further its personal interest. Here we must defend the utilities and not because they spend money with this newspaper. Rather because the utility people feel as if they are fighting for their very existence in view of the threat of the government's entry in the power business. As we have observed it both locally and on a national scale, public utilities' "political philosophy" in their advertising lias pretty well constituted genuine democracy. That, of course, is a political philosophy we hope the governor adheres to. And if the utilities can't advertise in their personal interest, then who will? In short, \ve steadfastly believe in the right of any business to act to protect its existence. The utilities think thr.v have a chance to survive under a free enterprise system. Small wonder they conduct campaigns to point out (lie advantages of free enterprise. BLYTHgVILLE (ARK.) COUKIER KEWJ WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1952 Cotton Meeting Here Aided Both Farmers and U. of A. Someone once said a test of a true university lies in its dissemination of knowledge to the people it is to serve. The recent meeting conducted for farmers of this area under the supervision of the University of Arkansas Agriculture Extension Service was, we think, an excellent example of this important function of a state university. During the day-long meeting, cotton farmers heard from experts opinions on every phase of cotton production and' marketing, from dangers of pink bollworm infestation to the outlook regarding next fall's prices. And, we might add, the farmers received sound advice regarding credit and financing from Blytheville's B. A. Lynch, who was a guest of the panel. Such programs as this not only serve the citizens of the state but enhance the prestige of its university. Views of Others Gains In Battle For Men's Minds It was good to hear the man in charge of the Voice o/ America until this week refute with good evidence claims that the free world is losing the battle for men's minds. Speaking as the guest of The Comlttullan at the Press institute Saturday, Edward W. Barrett, who has been assistant secretary of state in charge of ths information agency, disclosed some Interesting facts which prove that the Voice it indeed effective. Mr. Barrett pointed out that Communist Party membership has dropped in every tree nation in the last four years and that the Communists ' have not won a genuinely free election In a single nation nt any time. It was encouraging to hear that more than 70 per cent of the people behind the Iron Curtain are null-Communist and anti T Kremlln, although ths Hgures cannot be accurately checked. However, this vast number of dissatisfied enslaved people must somehow be reached, must somehow b« shown they can throw olf their chains them- EClves. Back in 11148 the Voice of America was receiving considerable and deserved criticism. Since that lime, however, Hie agency has undergone a complete transformation which is rendering It capable of performing the services which it was set up to do. The aim of the United States must be to bring the message of freedom as enjoyed by the people of this country to the world. As Mr. Barrett said, we must also expose the phony and reactionary nature of communism. We must use every means at our command to bring the truth to the peoples of the world and to overcome the lying propagandists whose aim is world enslavement, we^mnst encourage unity in resistance against Communist, aggression, and, In fact, loosen Its hold over the reluctant peoples now held cnptlvc. That Is the major role of Voice of America nnd the psychological warfare we must wage. As Important as is the Job which the voice ol America Is doing and can do, the citizens of America must realize that propaganda alone will not win the battle for men's minds. The Voice of America can be a great adjunct to the task of leadership of free peoples, we now hold has been well demonstrated. However, there is more to it than that. "We must behave and talk with the calmness and firmness of really responsible leaders," Mr. Barrett declared. "We have to realize and recognize (hat the whole free world just recovering its confidence, is watching us for its cues. . . . Every lime we as a nation act in a way that reflects firmness and intelligence and a sense of responsibility, a new spirit of confidence runs through the free world." We are glad that America has'accepted the" challenge of psychological warfare which the Reds have used-so effectively, it is a little difficult to fight nn enemy when denied use of (lie weapons he USDS, As the i'nirr of America's services grow, we predict that, it will brcome one of (he K-rentcst influences for jjonri, fnr freedom, in history. —The Atlanta (Ga.i Constitution SO THEY SAY 1 favor President. Truman. I'd rather have him as an opponent than anyone else.—Sen. Robert Tnft. * * » We have been accepting the word of so-called experts and the (.-fnerals and admirals too long. Frnm now on we have got to do our own checking unto military flniinre.-i.—Rep. Edward Hebert cD.. LJO. * * * Here is what I conceive to be the difference between . . . Czechoslovakia, where Oatls is now incarcerated, and the United States. We have the freedom to fiElu inequality and correct Inluslucs. I have been wiiii proving of my own people i Negroes ) to protest.—Dr. charming Tobias., u. S. delegate to UN. * * * It is ea.-y to lercet tint American boys are tiyiug m Korea. ... It is easy to forset that our country's economy L> Ihe vital keystone In the success ol our fipht against communism.—Ellis Arnall, price stabilizer. » • • Thank you. but 1 prefer to stay where I am (prison). They trll me thtnps haven't chanscd (In 28 years i on the out.Mde and men are still fighting over women.—Otia Loomis, to a parole olfer. Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow Stringent Regulations Control DPA Amortization Certificates efer Ed son's Washington Column— WASHINGTON fNEAi—A coun- ry doctor running a little two-by- our clinic deep In the heart of CMS Is one of the 13.370 npplj- ints for an accelerated tax amor- zation certificate, under the na- onal defense program. This doctor proposed building an auxiliary water s u p p! y system. If his community were lilt by an atom bomb, he declared, he would be able to shnre his reserve w a t p r feter Kelson supply with the est of the people In the neighbor- ood. Therefore, he wanted a fast x write-off. In a footnote to his application v a certificate, the doctor ex- lained that up to the time his area 'as bombed, the reserve water ™ply would be used "for recreational imposes." Investigation disclosed that this defense facility" he proposed to tuilri. and on which he wanted apid depreciation allowance for income tnx pur[W5es. was nothing more than a swimming pool. Needless to say, he didn't get the certificate. ' This is one of the smaller COSES among the 4000'applications for S3 billion worth of tax exemption that have been denied by Defense Production Administration. Some of the biqtrer cases aicn't so funny. Government Officials Pressured For Certificates They're described as hair-raisers -deliberate attempts by promoters whose only desire has been to beat the government out of big lax revenues. Congressional pressure and, in some cases, cabinet level influence hns been used on defense officials fo cot accelerated amortization certificates approved. There are now some 1000 of Ihese applications pending before NPA's Defense Expansion division. They cover projects valued at S10 billion. This is a tremendous backlos which James F. King, head of the division, is trying to work off. In many of these pending cases, applicants have been told that certificates would be denied them. Ra- Ihcr than take ihw denial, the applicants have asked that, their cases be postponed, so they could muster Congressional, white House or other support. Despite all this pressure, Defense Production .Administrator Manley Fleischmann has stuck to his gnus. He has insisted that he would grant defense loans and accelerated amortization certificates only where the national defense effort stood to gain. His angle has been that if they want to lire him for that, ail right they can fire him and he'll go back to practicing law in Buffalo, which is what, he wants to do. So fpr he has not been fired. And what started out to be another major national scandal may have been averted. Fleischmann's DPA shop is the third or fourth place where responsibility for tins controversial program has been lodged. At the start of World War II. the Army and Navy had the job. They granted lOn per cent depreciation to nearly all munitions producers, right down the line. That led to transferime the job to the old War Production Bonrd. which used a little more re- See EDSOX on Page 12 N HOLLYWOOD By EKSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent .>_ ERSKINE JOHNSON Corrcs P""'" 11 , O'Shca. ™ A i in the "Bruce Bradley, spcctor" series of telepic- •s, but Ed Wynn and the network >sscs who have held him down. The Wlnnah! Milrt, non-bellieer- il Ed He's ut>n the right to zo back !o he formula that made him one at he most beloved clowns on the taje. on his "Ail Star Revue" .how. "It's my lault If TV hasn't cap- ureri me." the veteran comedian audience participation g the Hnes of "Doub lins." !n the fall. show A TV-minded father to his wile afwr having his view of the parlor screen blocked by the kiddies: "Honey. If we have any more children let's have slass ones." Indian Group Tackles A Sanitation Problem The DOCTOR SAYS By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Wrlden for NBA Service "I have been married a year and half" writes Mrs. B., "but cannot seem to have a baby, . . . One <ioc- or has told me I have a cyst on my eft ovary, and cannot get pregnant until I have an operation." No one knows exactly how 1 many married couples there are who vant children but are unable to lave them. Judging from what is :no\vn about the subject, however, here must be hundreds of thousands of involuntarily barren marriages. Until comparatively recently, the liability to have children was al- vays blamed on (he wife. It is now mown thai the husband is actually responsible in a high propor- l lon of cases. Many poHible causes lor sterility •xisl, in bolh men and women. Structural defects fas seems to be Irs. B's case), disturbances In the plands of internal secretion (hor- nones) and absent or abnormal sperm or eggs are among the possibilities. In many cases, the difficulty, re- sarrtless of whether It is iii the husband or in the wife.' can be discovered and rectifier! either by medical or sureical means. In women, for example, the Rub- In test which is vised to discover whether (he passageways by which the ege passes to the womb are open, has been of ereat n=e In rflag- losing sterility caused by obstruc- :ion In the tubes. STERILITY MAV BE BRIEF In adciilion to the more definite causes for sterility in men and in ivamen.'it is now recognized that In many cases the Inability to con- ceeive is not comolete, but is tem-« porary atiri. merely caused by some minor Bailment. A slight anemia, a vitamin deficiency, severe underweight NEA Special Correspondent PHOENIX, Ariz. (NBA)—The In. dian medicine men better brace themselves. Their centuries-old customs are about to collide with eagsr young tribesmen full of new ideas. A dozen Indians from ten great tribes ate being trained here to begin the first full-scale sanitation program ever undertaken on U. 8. Indian reservations. They're out to lick the bad sanitation (hat makes the life expectancy of an Indian In Arizona, for example, only 23 yeati|4 The U. S. Indian Service has bee™ appalled for years by this high mortality rate on the reservations, Limited attempts by Indian Service men to correct bad sanitation have always been blocked by Indian customs and their ancient habits of living. The ratio of Indian deaths to white men Is 12 to 1 from typhoid, 6 to I from tuberculosis, 5 to 1 from diarrhea, and 4 U> 1 from pneumonia. Most of those diseases on the reservations can be traced directly to bad sanitation, says Dr. L. J. Lull, an Indian Service medical director. Students Handplcked The students in (lie eight-week sanitation course have been handpicked by tribal councils of the Cheyenne of North Dakota. Chippewa of Minnesota, sioiix of South Dakota Mexico, United Pueblo of New Btackteel of Montana, Navajo of New Mexico and Arizona, and Apache. Hopi, Papago and Pima, all of Arizona. They will return to their homelands of the greater part of ca's 400,000 Indians to reservation - dwell! preach the gospel scientific sanitation. So conscientiously did the tribal councils attempt to select men of high character for training that one tribe did not send a student to the school. The council told the Indian Service It interviewed 16 young men and found "none coulet be (rusted about drinking." The students know their jobs won't be easy. They'll have to c'on- vince the elder tribesmen oS the necessity of constructing sand filters for water supplies, simple sew- cage disposal systems, sanitary privys, sanitary wells, and the need for sanitary food handling practices. They will have to take long trips from the desert to the mountains and from the villages to the lonely outposts. In schools, and at trlbxl meetings. They'll have to cajri" their fellow tribesmen into changing the habits of centuries. Joe Medina of United Pueblos from Albuquerque. N.M., wonders, "Ho\v can I ever convince the people those corrals around ihe pue^ los are bad for sanitation?" 4ft. Another student is worried abiTifl a certain medicine man's reaction when he starts explaining "all this spades hold the first trick. He won bi'-iness about germs." the second tiick .with dummy's ace But H. E. Kazan, a U.S. Public of spades and ruffed a spade to Health Service education special- enter his own hand. He was now in '''. is confident his mmlls can do position to draw some tr'MT"i« ! the jnlj. "They're highly intelll- without having told the orjpivr-nts i 'cut students. They know how to that he held the queen ot clubs, j concentrate and want to master South next laid down the ace} this sulrect." and king of hearts, discarding low j The c'-'s spends days on some clubs from the dummy. He would j -if the ficW trins. like one to Hit eventually need only two diamond Finn Indian Reservation on the discards on dummy's clubs, so j desert near S-l!.-. Ariz., ivhere they there was nn reason to s.ire more -cHirlifH <iv>n "n:rr>fion jfje s ttf- Dverweicht. or other si°ns of bein<? below par may be at fault When such thines are corrected, fertility may be restored in some cases and the desired, child may soon be on the way. Considerable skill and experience is necessary to explore nil the possibilities for sterility. Both husband and wife must be investigated if there Is a real desire, to find the solution. It cannot always be found, but in an increasing number of cases the results are turning out well. The successful outcome to problems of tills kind has meant happiness to many discourager! couples, keet. The bird's being laugh! never to leave his .shoulder during his punchdrunk lighter bit. . Frankie Lnine and N'an Gray are set for a "Mr. and Mrs." show starting in June over CBS-TV. * JACOBY ON BRIDGE Learn a Lesson From a Poor Bid Ry OSWALD .IACOBV Written fnr XEA Service was nn reason to s.ire more than four clubs in the dummy. The effect of these two discards was to make v Ihe enemy believe that the club suit did not r lav an imndrtant role in the pla.v of the hand. Now declarer led another trump, discarding a low diamond from dummy as West won the trick. West would have led the kins of diamonds if he had realized that the clubs were solidly held against him. But (lie discards from the dummy deceived West..and he thouzht, it was quite safe to lead a c.lub tlirnugh dummy. dents ncrc rsrmiscci t'i find the well they were vorkin? on had been dry for years. The 3'Otm? Indians feel they'll get co-o|K?ration on the reservations. Their biggest difficulty, they say, will be translating the white man's sanitation terms into Indian language. IS Yemrs Ago In Blythevifle — The city's annual Sprinr Cleanup will be slanted this week. Cja Jack Carson's Broadway stint in lie .rom now on. No more .st.imlinc ; the pilot film for Ding Crosby En"" chalk marks. There are too'f.crprlses. many cameras shooting this »• a y i ... id that way in TV. ' | Thc cxpert . ^ ^ "And there are too many people question - and - answer «how for' who keep wanting to photograph : Fred Allen in hopes a Oroucho' Jack Benny through harpnnngs, \ Marx-type rrmzzer will brin K back' "I claim that, you can put the the old Allen spark on video camera on a preat conwdian and LCI'S All flip Hands' the cameraman can then go out tr P.irlor Hiizzihs: Dcrothy Collins' ] 'vhr.Ip.-on," utility and smztng . . V1 > 'If rvi "Hi* Parade." Groucho Marx's rnni<.cly in a waiter routine "II Fz:r> rin?a'f recent show. , , . CBS' 'Sri- It Now" _ intelligent. Iranian.- and en'erlaininz. . . Viv- badly bid? Only because the play was very Interesting and Instructive. West opened the queen of spades. lunch." TV's mowing down more and more big r.ifim stars anri the hjnd- wnlin; is on the wall that, they'll be off the air and on television rx- r.lus-.vrly next (all. ian BUinrs TV appeal. But what j •Slated _to^ fade offjhe air; Bin* happens (o pinky Lee on the .Mine! Crosby, nob Hope. Edcar Brrefn. Jack Benny and Red Skeltou. Brrcen has hush-hush d this surrmrr. He 11 to ovcr.-r^? shoot, a 13-wcck scries ot films sM nng him.-cll. show shouldn't, happen, . . .The .-ninsors' clccWon to put "Playhouse n f S'nr>" nn him stnrTinc In April I 1 may !»;rp '.he tide fouard film- in? all drnma-ir shows [or beMer all-around eye-appeal. Martha Rave will sign for U appearances on NBC-TV next rd Artists is on the verse of re- yenr. Hizh br.iss Is all s m 11 e .s Irasine I.SO about her cleaned - up humor and *v illinEnc.v; to listen to TV direct- Good news for movie fans. Unll- t.s on the verce of re- triplp-A movies to the home channel^ WEST AQJS71 VQJ52 « K 2 + 106 NORTH (D) U * A 105 VNone » 1087 < 4 AK 843? EAST * K83 « Q653 *J7i SOUTH *62 ¥ AK 10764 « A JO North-South vul. .VorOi E«l South Wf»t 1 4 Pass 1 ¥ 1 * 2 * 2 + 4 W Pass Pass Pass Opening lead — 4 Q \ TV'S TOT TLN TV T-'~ -' *^1--. »„... ^ _;.,j 1 Top 1C TV prosram type ac- cord:nc to the latest pul:e .=ur- iry. are: Rnxmsj, conirdy - variety. ^est- frus. comedy situations, rir.ima and nustfrif'S, talent, musical \anr!y. basketball, kid shows and wreMlmz. ' ' i Promised, and hoped for: Red Bruce Cabot u replacing Michael I Skeltons In training with » pata- TV. He s where Frrd Allen • like to be in the popularity but crowls; "T jitsl XT Isli U urrr [mi. i not fun. Vmi strikf like era;\ ^om^thlns and you'll nrvcr r It." polls It's fnr anrl South thought carefully before he actort. He could. If he chose draw two rounds of trumps. P thru rash twn more top clubs. Tlil.5 nonM allou him la «ot of his spade Iwrr al the esre of a trump that would have to lost In nny ease. However, h would still lose two trump trick. nmt «ould eventually lose two dla Hence South lei the queen o home. He won in his hand with the queen of clubs and led a fourth round of trumps. West hastily shifted to the king of diamonds. «il it was too late. South won with Die ace of diamonds and ran the clubs . discarding thn wo losing diamonds from his hand. i t e. is le 1C Its \- ot Roiling Along HORIZONTAL 3 1 U rolls along 4 tracks 6 Interlace ' 1 1 Italian city ° ISCapilalof , Cuba ' ' H Mall again \ 15 Constructs .. 16 Atop ." 17 Paradise ll the street l8 21 Jewish month 22 Leg joint i 23 Tolled 25 Restrain * 26 Cereal , 27 Kind of bean 28 Beer mugs 31 Draft-iron Indian 37 T 5 HI 33 Sainted 39 High prtest (Bib.) 40 Three (prefix) 41 Make a loan 43 Book cJ the Bible 4 5 Costly fur •t' Winged monster f~" s > 48 Shape- 49 Swct' 50 Non-co, r.iiiis- sioncd officers (at,) 1 Surgical tool 1 Ponder over train Soon Possesslv* pronoun Short missives The first roller mad« by man Merit Hall! Empty Dinner course It rolls along with freight Fall flower shell African antelope Regulated pitch Meat ruts l H 16 A> L"L ^ a 3S 17 *!*> w. f) n •11 50 -^ « & -'',, W ed. Contracts were let today for construction of the Rice-Stix factory bullrnfi£. Walter Logan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore. Logan, has been transferred from United Press' Now Orleans office to its Atlanta office Aruwer to Previous Puzzle E L 1 1 1 i V E _ A P " 1 C = S T ? E S ^ A T ^ W A. 3 A P 5K I S E R 7 s e A E T E S '• \ E E 1 T S ' T S, \ - ft ; a N : R E -I ! A p?[ 2 ? = * ^ S = T a 5 3 /'/ O ^ \f r E M N = *g S s. :- T s O ^ 5 s e £ ffi Sl £ i T 5 P e 3 A '-', S i? E e T s s All? •A e u^ 1 A A P L. A A T 1 T f S U E 25 It rolls along 33 Small bod narrow-gauge of land Hacks 3 4 Fence step 27 Naggers 38 Buddhist 28 These roll festival along rinks 38 King of J 29 Dry 41 Siberian r 30 Rude stone 42 River in f tools 44 Hot (Scot 32 Turning 46 Fish efgt % u 5 n 13 '%> * '# 36 II S H? ^/' 'Z'. 3! b * W 50 W. 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