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PAGE FOOT ! BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COtTRnSR NEWT BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH» COURIER NEWS oo. B. W. HAIMB, Publisher < HAJUtT A. HAINES, AMisUnt PublWwr A. A. FREDRICKSON, [Editor D. HUMAN. Ab>ertl«lng Uanagtr Bot« National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second clau matter at th« port- office at Blythevill*, Arkansas, under act ol Congress. October 9. 1917. Member at The Associated Prew SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In th« cllv ol Blythevllle or »ny suburban town where carrier Ecrvlc* 1* maintained, 25c per week. , By mall, within a radius of 60 mllei, 15.00 per year. »2.50 for six months, »1.2S for (hree months; .by mail outside 50 mile zone, I1J.50 per year payable In advance. Meditations I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless! live; vet not I, but Christ livclli In me: and th« Hre which I now live In Ihe flesh I live by tht faith of - the Son of God, who loved me, and I»Te himself for me. — Galatians 2:20. * * * In his life Christ Is nn example showing us how to live; In his death, he Is a' sacrifice satisfying for pur sins; in his resurrection, a conqueror; In his ascension, a king; tr, his intercession, a high priest. — Martin Luther. Barbs London breweries are making beer of special alrength for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. Alot of people may be crowned. * * * A (jpkal fall-time cold Hill catch-choo If j-ou don't watch out, " * • . »'• * A lot" of folks look .upon hunting season as juit another wild goose chase. , *'. '•* * An lovra man handed out match hooks with a picture-of his baby and a plea for an'apart- meat. A striking Idea! * • » ' • « -. Look on the bright sldel Kids really keep out of more'trouble than they get Into. Teaching of Democracy Can't Be Whol !y Objective , ; Educators are still debating: the big '. question of how much '{Americanism" should be taught in the country's schools in tha interest of good citizenship. A good many believe as does Dr. Wil" liam F.' Russell, president of Teachers . College at Columbia University, who - said recently: "The best way to beat a Communist >is,to face him with citizens who know - and love their country, who both umler- ,,Jstar|d and revere its irleals, and who .ican 'recognize these ideals and apply " them in the ordinary situations of every- 'day life." • Such teachers feel it is the schools' job to create this kind of understanding, and that consequently they must develop programs to promote stud y of U. S. ideals and principles. Others say the function of any school system is above all to remain neutral arid objective, to steer clear of political turmoil, to take no sides in any phase of life. That's the way many European countries have it. The goal of objectivity is wholly commendable. But there seems to be good reason why it cannot be adhered to perfectly in teaching young Americans about thtir government. Long ago.we made a subjective decision — as a people — to have a democratic form of government. To word well, such a system pro-supposes a well- informed, educated populace. Education for all is thus an indispensable element in democracy. How else can you get sound popular choices? That education ought to include a highly critical look at the very system we live by. We should be able to examine honestly all the faults of democracy in practice.. And we should be able to study all other systems of government coolly, noting strong points and weaknesses. Communism, today the most powerful rival system, unquestionably should be on every teaching agenda in America. But that does not mean that teachers should be allowed to advocate communism, to undercut our own system. There is a huge difference between explaining and promoting-. But, by the same token, we should not hold our teachers to simply explaining the American approach to government. For we want our budding citizens to go forth not as scholars in compava- tire government but as defenders of a faith, champions of the free system we And most tducators ar« agreed wf cannot do that .if w« §t»jr strictly, neutral, In thi» on* fundamental field, at l«*at, w» mu»t promot*. To do to may riolaU tb« notion ot pure scholastic objectivity. But w«'r« not now and never have been living In a world where on*' can afford'to be neutral about hii 'own kind of government. • s And nobody ha« tuggested to far that any agency of our society is better equipped than the school to do the Job. No to Wisely Waits For Ike's Word The members of the' North Atlantic Treaty Organization have wisely decid- , ed to put their 1953 defense planning for Europe on a tentative basis until, they can hear what General Eisenhower proposes for NATO, The NATO council is set to meet Dec. 15 to set next year's military goals. But it now appears a second meeting, in March, will be he-Id to modify or confirm those goals in the light of later American developments. Except as a preliminary, the Dec. 15 dale seems utterly impractical, anyway. NATO, makes up its plans for the calendar year. But America, chief source of economic and military aid, votes this ' assistance by the fiscal year — starting and ending in July. Thus, in December, NATO can never know what amount of help to expect after July 1 of the following year. The participating countries can measure the first six months, of course, since money for such aid always is voted by Congress in the previous spring. But that's not enough of a guide. This situation 4 plainly is aggravated in a presidential year when a changeover occurs, as is the case*, this time. NATO cannot expect Eisenhowtr to disclose his intentions — except in the most general way — before he has authority to make decisions. Hereafter, therefore, the NATO planning sessions before the year-end should be viewed as strictly tentative and exploratory. The real decisions must necessarily be delayed until the shape and^ size of the American budget for the coming fiscal year is known, and until the lines of authority in the U. S. are fixed. Views of Others Penalty of Success Here's One Reason Ours Is Such a Happy Land' SATURDAY,' NOV: «, Erskirie Johnson. IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD - NBA — Exclusively Yours: Pat Krught, Cornell Wilde'j ex, got * glas*. of champagne splashed In her face by an actor at Denise Darcel's big Hollywood party. And Steve Cochran amused the guests by taking off hli trousers and dancing around the room. Ah, wholesome; folksy Hollywood! The grapevine's In '• world situation where all free notions are faced with the grim question ot survival, it is shocking to find the United slates needlessly knocking the props out from .under one of her greatest sources of strength, competitive private enterprise/This unique system, where each producer must strive to give his customers a better product or service at lower cost than Ills competitor; Is unsurpassed and has raised this country head ami shoulders above every other nation In the world. It will keep us there unless we full for the ever-disastrous expedient of killing the • goose to get all of the golden eggs at once. The excessive taxation to which,business Is now subjected Is a frightening Indication that this is exactly what Is happening. It doesn't take a slide rule artist to figure out that this kind or taxation, by taking the profit out of efficient, progressive operation, can eventually kill the dynamic quality of our enterprise system. .Waste and inefficiency will supplant the drive to get ahead as individuals seek to cscnpo Ihe penalties of "too great success". If that happens progress will cease and the prodigious Industrial strength of this country will be swiftly sapped. • —Johnson City (Tcnn.) Tress-Chronicle. SO THEY SAY Peter Cdson's Washington Column Industrial Research Keeps Eye'' 'On Private Atomic Power Goals going crazy with the rumor that Leslie Caron and George Hormel are expecting tke stork. Leslie denied th« same buzz months ago, but ' can she now?. , . . Angela Greene underwent major surgery, swearing her family to secrecy. She's recuperating at home ... case anyone Mario 'Lanza, in cares, is back on his reducing diet. The fight with MGM went right to Mario's too. too, solid flesh. Marilyn Maxwell's wide-eyed over the name confusion with Marilyn Monroe. "Really," the Maxwell Marilyn told me, "I can't understand It. I'm the one who wears clothes." A powerful film producer Is about to expose-a,brand new list of Communists in Hollywood — based on information gathered for him after probe.. secret six-monlh WASHINGTON — (NE A)— De-|by atomic energy as a by-product. ,1 ^. _r ..i , ... . the .present time, in the gov- yelopment of atomic power for prU vata Industrial use Is now being Investigated by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission ' In ' half a doiett' different pro)eels. ABC first authorized private Industrial -' r e- search on atomic power development last April, Peter CdMn In''a series of 'our contracts with four teams of ,wo companies each. They were: 1. The Pacific Gas and Electric Co., and the Bechtel Co.', an Indus- rial engineering and contracting 'Irm of Sun Francisco. '" - .' v. 2. The Commbnwealth Edison .Co and the _ Public Service Co. of Northern Illinois, both of Chicago. 3. Monsanto Chemical .Co., and Lhe Union Electric'Co. of Missouri, both of St. .Louis. •I. Dow Chemical Co.. nnd Detroit Edison Co., both of Detroit. Just recently, the Dow Cherni- cnl-Detrolt Edison contract was modified to bring in 11 more public utility nnd manufacturing companies United' fi-om States. the northeastern Among them ..arc power companies of New England, New York, I^ew Jersey, Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Toledo and Philadelphia. : . In substance, these research projects—with the supposedly best brains of public utility, engineering and chemical companies—have a challenging assignment.,It Is to see if they-can devise new, better and cheaper methods for the production of fissionable materials for = government use, with the production of electric power generatec erriment-dwned plants lor the production of uranium .and Plutonium, vast quantities of coal and steam- ;enerated or hydro-electric power are consumed. The' heat generated in separating,6ut the fissionable materials Is a waste'product that must be dumped. , In the commercial power plants, his beat-from the atomic reactors, or piles,, .would be used to generate steam. The steam,would be used to generate electric power. .The Plutonium or ' uranium manufactured in' the rea'ctor would then be sold to the government. All re^ actors : would be of the breeder type, producing fissionable material faster than it Is consumed. Walker L. Cisler, president of Detroit Edison, has reported that if purified uranium cofcld be sold to the government at »56 a pound, private Industry would be justified in an Initial investment ol $T7 per kilowatt, f the same • as In' a conventional steam .plant today. What uranium--produced In its own plants now costs the government Is kept a military secret. The problem of shielding "an atomic power plant to prevent dangerous radiation is formidable. Whereas a conventional steam plnnt can be located on 100 acres, 1000 or miore acres might be required for an atomic plant. The Dow Chemical-Detroit Edison project has proposed to meet this problem by locating the generator on a barge or ship. Shielding would be provided by steel tanks filled with sand and water. Electric power trom atomic energy Is now being produced on small scale at the AEC ^reactor center In Utah. One experiments which is enough to run the pumps and blowers In the building. Westinghouse Electric is doing, research along a different line In development of the power reactor 'or the atomic submarine Nautilus." It may be ready for trials'in 1954 or 1955. G. E. Project Most Extenslra General Electric, at its Knollys tonn£ Power Laboratory near Schenectady, N.T , has the most extensive research under way, Started In 1946, its research cpn- •f act was. extended In 1951 to 1956. It now employs 2000 people and represents ; _ »28 million ., investment. The development of a power breeder-reactor at Knollys was deferred In 1950 by AEC, In order to concentrate all effort on as Intermediate .reactor; for submarines. The Knollys lab has confirmed the 'theory that liquid sodium is the' best material to use for. the transfer of heat from the reactor to the steam generating unit. Being • metal, sodium can be forced through pipes by electro-magnetic pump*. This reduces leaks and and radiation hazards. v While General Electric engineers think that "eventually" atomic fuel may be competitive with coal or oil, today they will, make no cost .estimates. "In areas where electricity l» now readily available, It I* hardly likely that the advent of atomic energy will cause any revolutionary reduction in the cost of power," says a company statement. - v ' 6. E, concludes that nothing has so Jar developed to shorten the AEC estimate of IMS that no "considerable proportion of the present power supply of the world will be replaced by atomic fuel before Two more "live" TV stars are switching to celluloid. Dean Martin and Jerry -Lewis • will be financed by NBC-TV in a series ol 30-mlnute telefilms to debut in the fall of '53. Best Combat Scene* Allied Artists climaxed the film- Ing of "Flat Top" by chartering a Santa Fe train for a press-star Junket to San Diego for the world premiere aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Princeton, just returned from Korea. ^ For .once the picture turned out to be as good as the junket starring Sterling Hayden and Richard Carlson, It tells the story N of a red-hot, aircraft carrier, fighter squadron lln the .Pacific and Is highlighted by the best sea. and air combat films. I've ever-seen. The festivities In San .Diego Included a luncheon at the Coronado Hotel,, dinner at the officers' club at the naval base and a sea-rescue Injlsti, I* a glamorous gM door. Admitted . Ted Mossmac, the tl)n«*niltti who write* popular songs haaod on th« works of old master*—sod admits it—Is back 111 the musical spotlight via Eddie'Fisher'* htt recording of "Full Moon and Empty Arms," based on tfa* tbird movement of Hachmanlaoif'i Ft-- ano Concerto. Five years ago Mossman jarred Tin Pan Alley like an earthquake when he came right out and gave credit to Chopin's Polonaise for ths melody of his No.. 1 hit pa- rader, "Till the End of Time." Stealing from the classics wasn't new on Tin Pan Alley, but a songwriter ADMITTING IT wa« a coasl-to-coast eyebrow-lifter. Now tinkling the piano keys IB the plush Garden Room of' the Palm Springs Billmore Hotel, Mossman, an ASCAP member since 1942 who has written scores of original hits, told me: "I don't consider myself a musical thief. I adapt classical ihemes Inlo popular hits. And believe me, there's a Inl of work to it—more than people realiie." Public reaction to such other Mossman adaptations as "Time Stands Still," from Wagner's "IJe- bestod," and "Don't You Ever Let Me Go," based on Tsehalkowskyl* "Romance in E Flat"? "I- played in; Las Vegas for a year and a half. '. People there thought .1 was a genius. They'd never heard of Chopin or Wagner or - Tschatkowsky. The long - hairs didn't recognize the melodies and call me a 'robber' until I convince them there's a lot of work in adapting a classical theme into a popular, singable hit. Then they're on my side." demonstration by ter crew. a Navy helicop- -Comic Jan Murray, at the Hotel Sahara, says he finally discovered why they, can't get TV .in < Las Vegas. The picture keeps fading. i Farley Granger, forbidden private publicity by Sam Goldwyn, now.^has his own press agent' . .. Aj Fe'make of "Street Scene". Is oh Producer tester Cowan's schedule . . . Vera Ellen's drastic, weight loss has her pals worried:. . ,'jThe Dorothy McOuire - John Bwope bambino Is due next. May:. ,\ pox has .decided to keep the title of its June Haver-Dan Dailey co-star- rer, "The Girl Next Door," spit* of the kicking around the movie industry has received for exploiting its glamor stars as girl- next-door types. June, the studio breeder-reactor produces 100 kw, the expiration o( 20 years.' hearts, look -much stronger than the spndes,, four hearts cannot be made, but four spades U a cinch. v At spades, South can take the heart finesse, draw one trump, and ruff out the king of hearts with one of dummy's low trumps. West will make three trump tricks, but nothing else. ' • . At hearts South had to lose trick to the king of hearts as well u. three spade tricks. 'Even four hearts, would have been set, and five hearts was out of the question. . I wonder how rriahy players would have the nerve to bid lour spades : .with the North hand anc then sit tight after a double by West. •. , ' NEA Service JORDAN, M. D. He <Plo Zlegfeld) was right, a girl wearing exquisite undies feels she's still something special even if she hasn't i friend In the world. — Former Follies girl, Mrs. Gladys Braham. • ... * ' » * Gamma Globulin 1» not the long-range answer to polio prevention and control, — Polio ex- perl Dr. William Hammond. The conscience of the wprld itUche* highest importance to a solution ol the Korean problem. — United States ire) delegate Erneit Gross. I leave it to the world to compare the so- called peace-loving words to the' United States. — Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Vlshlnsky. • • * It can be hoped that ultimately phototluoro- graphy for gastric cancer will be employed aj much as the now familiar TB X-ray examinations. — Dr. Russell Wtgh. » * * . I understand that somebody wants to put out a chlorophyll match to de-scent people's pock«!i. — Hatch *x£*rt Stuart UUI*. A CORRESPONDENT writes that she is 39 years old and Is now in her fifth pregnancy nnd Is terribly troubled with varicose veins which she hns never had before. Elastic stockings, she says, help It la certainly possible that the enlarged veins in such a case are not true varicose veins, but are he, result of the pregnancy. At any rntc, most doctors would probably advise her not to do anything about t until after Ihe pregnancy Is over since they might get much better. But varicose veins and varicose ulcers do cause an enormous amount of distress both physically and because of their appenrnnce to many people as they grow older. Varicose veins do not produce pain or discomfort unless they are Inflamed, but such veins are more likely to be inflamed than normal nes. Those who huve varicose veins are more likely to have swollen feet or ankles tfcan those with normal veins. Also, the poor circulation can produce ulcers. These ulcers sometimes beccine enormous, causing destruction of the skin and large open sores. Everyone Is born with folds or valves In their veins which carry the flow of blood upward. These valves prevent the blood from All- Ing back and help to hold up the column of blood. They are especially Important In the legs, where the pressure ot the blood In the veins Is v heavy because human beings stand upright. If people stood on their hands Instead of Ihelr feet, the valves in the veins ol the arms would be Just as Important. Ov*r UM Uw prtuun *• the valves In the leg's veins is jrcat and they are ofte'n broken down. When this happens the necessary support Is lessened nnd the veins become swollen. Most of them are near the surface because the internal veins get more support from the muscles and other tissues around them and.(his helps to prevent the valves from breaking. . SURGERY SED UOFTEN The use of elastic bandages whtch support the widened >nd enlarged varicose veins is, of course, an old remedy and helpful In many cases. Varicose veins are sometimes removed by. surgery. The use of injections for varicose veins also has. been popular, but now surgery i* again being used more and more. ' The treatment of varicose ulcers is still difficult, although Hvera! methods ar» used with success. Probably the most Important thing to do Is to prevent serious swellings or ulcers by getting treatment before they have lasted too long. to show this type of long suit In an otherwise worthless hand. In America this type of bid Is used to show a far better suit, although the rest of the hand may be Just as worthless. The Irish South made a fine attempt to climb the hurdle with his ambitious bid of four diamonds. This demanded a takeout by North • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Unusual Ploy Shewn By English Chomp Bj- OSWALD JACOBT Written (or NEA Serric* The match between England and Ireland In the recent European Bridge Championship provided sani« Interesting «nd unusual apparently Is used by the English bridge situations. Cut'* Jump ta WSST NORTH *«J> V At • KS3 *QJ»84 >) BAST *S ¥71 * A 1*7 M »«J1 • AJ N«ith«r rid* rul. W«* M*r» t**t 1* PM. )« PM* 4* Pw§ Doubt* 3* Doubt* Doubt* Pm P*** Opening l**d—* K P»ss *W Pass Biggest hassle of the month oo- curred on the "Racket Squad" set at Hal Roach studios. Director James Flood ordered ,an MGM writer-director off the set because tie .was coaching his actress-wK* n her scenes. Riot squad? Singer Vic Damone checks out of the"Army In January to resume his career at MGM . . . Billy H»- / lop's nixing all "bad boy" movie roles to escape the "Dead End" kid stigma. He's now 33 ... Sally Forrest U .rehearsing a night club ' and theater act with six male dancers. Hermes Fan U staging the offering. 75 Years Ago In B/ythevi/le— Checks totalling more than $6,000 w.U be mailed to members of the Christmas Club: of .^Farmers Bank, Two men were arrested for not having secured food licenses. The arr ests were follow-ups . of an investigation by Dr. C. E. Wilson, city health, officer. A. proposed post-season game between Blytheyille and Tech High of - Memphis; Is apparently out Btytheville can't secure permission from the Arkansa* Athletic Association, His wife «nr* Jo* Partai »r so considerate, he get* JMRM about once a month from week>r bowling league in •'* to help her finish Ihe ironing. New Mexico Way Answer to Previoiif Punk •HORIZONTAL 53 Looked 'I Capita) of sidelong New Mexico . is L p e . 55 Made • 6 New Mexico's mistake. official 58 Lethargic flower is th*-" VERTICAL 1 Twirls 2 Fervid 3 Requirer * Beverage yucca 11 Plumes 13 Biological reproductive bodies 14 Form a notion 5 Social ins>;ct 12Percolat« - slowly 13 Scatters In one of the unbld suits. Poor North found himself bid ding spades for the, first time lit the level of four on • three<*rd suit. When West promptly doubled (»nd who can blame him), North decided. th«t sptda must be the wrong spot. ' - ' There was a chance, h« thought, that West had opened th« bidding on « short club suit, and that th« best suit for North »nd South might be club*. He therefore ran to five clubs. From her* on, of course, there w«s no s«fe contract for Ireland. Five heart* w»s Ml two tricks, for » low'of MO points'. *oM«h, •Hhnn^ the 15 Father or ' mother IS Diminutive of Edgar 17 Organ of hearing , 19 African fly (var.) 20 To cut K Priority (prefix) S* Equal 24 Snare 26 Fondle 28 Aeriform fuel 30 Eastern state <ab.) 35 Ignited 32 Salt 33 Amphitheaters 38 Personal (ah.) 39 Eras ,40 Disencumber 42 Tissue 44 War god 45 Three-parted '. (comb, form) 46 President Cpolldge . , 41 Dispassionate 50 New Mexico's Population is largely M««lc«n 6 Health resort 18 Circle part 1 Rocky pinnacle 8 Rugged mountain • crest* 9 Tautens 10 Natural fat 35 Courtwy titil 37 Enumeret* 38 Drool 39 Bridal path ' 21 Birds of prey 41 Eat . 23 Little ball 43 Watchful •ZoAcht 27 Harvett. 29 Began 33 Conceder S4 Peruser 48 Exis* 49 Scatter, «* IM* 81 Fourth ; 'Arabian o»U|>h 55 Li«ht I

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