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PAGE; FOUR BLYTHEVltLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DEC.' 6, 1951 m BLrrHEvnxi COURIER NEW* 10 OCXHUEH NXWB CO. • '. •- H. W. HAINM, Publish** A. HAWW, AitteUnt PuMMwr . A. FRMMUCK80N, Hltor D. HUMAH.AdiertMnf Manager r ' Bate lf»ticn»l Adrertlsing R«pr*«en»atlT«s: Walls** WKmer Co, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Attaeaa, Memphis, > '«M*nd M second elut matter at th« post- oMie* »t Blytherille, Arkanau, under »ct ot Coa, October ». I»1T. Member of Th« Associated Pr»«» "Almost certainly that conclave, draw-; insr upon »om« of th« fin«it business brain* in th« fr** aountri«i, will focut iti energiei on th« b*ji« problem ot increasing trade flow. And by then Pr»»- ident'elect Eisenhower will. h«v« had reasonable chance to' acquaint himself with the Intimate details that go with that fundamental of free world security. ii mata-> i •rjBBCRIFTION RATB8: 'Br wrrier to th« c«r ot BlytheriU. or suburban town wher. writer «nrtc* ii ^JMtbK; radius o, 60 mil-, WOOP., ~»r *3 EO for sfc months, 113* for three month*; br mail outside 60 mil* .son*, «mO P*r year payable to sdYance. _ . Meditations . For the which MUM I also sulfer the« thlnisi BereriheleM I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have bellCTfd, and am persuaded that he U able to keep that which I HIT committed un»» hhn aralnst that day. — H. Timothr 1:1*. * * * The Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care; His presence shall my wants supply. And guard me with a watchful e ye. —Joseph Addlson. Barbs .* It's » wonder reformers don't get disgusted tnd let the »orld go where they think It »lll. * .•.' * * A Ne» York man had hli violin Insured for fMOO. I« h« planning (his far ahead to play at a New Year's ere party? * • . * '•* • Store windows now are filled with Christmas jtft«. We feel broke already. * + * GoM relta »«y » player can't change hh He. When yon cereal your score, stick to H! t * * * I K'» better to be able:to back up what you say then to just back up I Peril to West in Asia Th« early, optimism that accompanied th« daring French paratroop drop* and tank raids in thfc rear of rebel Com- . munist force* in Indo-China now hai evaporated. In iti plac« comes growing consternation. The French'may indeed have temporarily slowed the west-South-westward advance of the Viet Minh armiei in the mountainous so-called Thai country, but they did not precipitate a re- trent. Indeed, In their own inevitable withdrawal from enemy soil, Bom* ele^ mcnts of the French were ambushed. To add to the gloom, Russian truck's and other equipment recently have been found among abandoned or trapped rebel material. .These : Soviet aupplits a r e being brought in over a 7000-mile rail line built across China and safe from air attack. These recent developments underline for the world once more that the Communists do not see Indo-China as a minor rebel skirmish but as a critical battlefield in the strategic contest for all Southeast Asia. We of the West may regard it as something less than critical only at our peril. Views of Others The Piccolo West to, Muster Strength Economic Parley Might Help In London, six prime ministers of British -Commonwealth countries are currently talking over their mutual economic problems. They haven't done this ''§ince 1932. It will be a good thing if the conference produces decisions leading to greater stability within the Commonwealth. It will be a better thing if progress is made toward drawing those countries ' more firmly Into the wider orbit of. ; trade in the whole free' world. .The time has gone by when any na* tion or group of nations intent upon lasting economic well-being can look to self' containment for salvation. Too many high walls already break the flow of strength-giving commerce in thfe non- Communist family. In theory,'the free nations have the resources, men and skills to fa^e down the Communist threat, if it should ever come to that. But theory and reality art' wide apart. Many of these elements of potential strength are tucked in isolated pockets within national borders. Here they eithtr serve the constricted aims of inbreeding economic nationalism, or they lie in. sterile disuse. Communism brooks neither tariff • N barriers nor national boundaries in con• solidating its own economic strength. If the Reds should bfe allowed to succeed in that merging of power, we cannot complacently assume there is security in our superior paper potential. We must translate that potential into the hard t. goods of thriving trade and effective defense. For the free lands the problem is acute it is immediate. A successful Commonwealth meeting could count as an important stride toward solution. But aloiie it is not enough. All Ihb West ought to assemble in conference on the economic issues today affecting the globe. Not since 1933 has such a gathering - been tried. The London Economic Conference of that year was »'dismal failure, possibly for many reasons, but not •• " Nv the least because President Roosevelt de>. "clined to take serious part in it. With hearty American support this time, an International economic conference might •well make striking advances toward-the solutions indispensable to a full muster of western power. Such a conference could be scheduled right on the heels of the coming bien- .nialmeeting of the International Chamber of Commerce in Vienna next May. News Item Irom.th* Wall Street Journal: The Army has ordered $20,000 worth of piccolos. At today's" retail price (»150).that should bring 133 and a third ptccoloj. We Imagine, however, the Army, going In for so many, gels a little better price, though you will probably have to ask Senator Williams of Delaware about that. He seems to be the only one down there in Washing- . ton who pays any attention to minor detalU amounting to . leas th'sg »20.000. Anyway, : it's a lot .of piccolos. What in the earthly world do you ^uppose the Army, wants with so many of them? Are th« old ones all played out? Has there been an enormous Influx ol piccolo players Into the _ armed forces? Have composers of martini muslo suddenly developed Sousa's and Berlioz' passion for the shrill little instrument? Or has some ' enterprising piccolo salesman wormed his way into the Pentagon, the way the flute and sousaphone salesman did during the last war? Those flutesjetjajled at $250 apiece. After the strains of war were over ,we have It on excellent authority, they were sold at $10 apiece. The sousaphoncs retailed at $«00. There's a lot of brass-In a big horn like that. We Imagine a good, battle?scarrcd sousaphone sold for around $15 after the'necessity for material music has passed. ' So If you're willing to wait, you can probably pick up a good .unused piccolo eventually for around $5. Pins a $5 . commission, of course, for making the right piccolo contact. But that's cheap for a piccolo. Besides you'll have another good story to add to the delightful and apparently Inexhaustible saga of the piccolo player. ' Providence (R. I.) Journal. Raving Over Paving Still King of the 'Mountains dance-on-t h e-screen?" with: Erskine Johnson IN , HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD .— NBA — Exclusively Yours: It's definite — the "Belvedere" comedies have gone the way of Blondie, Andy Hardy, Malsie and others In the Hollywood series cycle. And Clifton Webb, gleeful over the rigor mortis, Is saying that "It's much nicer for the old boy to retire while the public has hap- memorles of him Instead of going oh and . on with people groaning, 'Oh, no, not again.' " Clifton's going dramatic in "Nearer My God'to Thee" at Fox and answering* the "Will - you Question learned early In life not to say that I'll never do this or that: I once told Moss Hart I wouldn't work Ip Hollywood if they paid me a million at me." dollars. Now look N6w.lt can'be''told.that an unknown Marilyn Monroe was Interviewed - by Ken Murray^ three years ago to replace Marie 'Wilson In "Blackouts!' moved to New when York. the show Ken eyed a sweater and told kid, you're not big P«ter fdson's Washington Column — Tense Mood Pervades Capital, Waiting for Other Shoe to Fall screenwriter at U-I has been assigned to change the plot of the often postponed "Thunder On the Hill," . so .that it won't come too close to Libby Holman's life story Instead of the family In the yarn being tobacco millionaires; they will now be coal .kings. No Reflections Ted' Briskln's playing the perfect-gentleman role and putting the blame on himself for the end of his marriage to Joan Dixon. He told me,. "There can -be no re- UecUo'ns on Joan. She's a wonderful girl." Ted's camera business is booming and he's about to introduce' a .new stereo camera on which he personally spent 2>/2 years' research. « Movletowners returning iron Parta are all agog about a If .«uH that a wenlthy M-year-old widow is about to hurl at Jacque* Be*. gerac, QUiger Rogers' new flame. .:. Barbara Pay ton's six-year-old Johnny is a polio victim, but it's a. light form 'of the disease. Shelly Winters is on a raw meat diet to .'correct her anemic condition. Shucks, I thought Bheltoy at* raw meat all along.... X Chicago scribe's announcement of the birth of Jo Stafford's baby has the song- stress all a-Wuah. He announced that the papa was Mike Nidorf, who's Jo's manager—not her husband. Paul Weston Is the guy landing out the cigars, 'Way 'Out Ahead "Spear In The Sand," with Robert Slack playing the role of t man who sees his life from youth :o old age flash before jilm, will be Arch Cooler's follow-up to hta Natural, Vision s Three-Dimension sensalfon, "Bwana Devil." Oboler expects every studio In' town to be deep In "deptsses" by that'-time, however, and reveals that "the process was offered to and turned .down by every major studio before I made 'Devil.' Only exhibttors_seemed to believe In it. They're' much farther ahead .in their thinking of what motion pictures should be ..than producers. Maybe It's because they live away from the circling effect of Hollywood and the Santa Monica mountains." By DOUGLAS LARSEN NEA Staff Correspondent (For Peter Edaon) ' WASHINGTON —(NBA)— This, city Is practically in a ;slate of suspended animation. In a strange, tense mood it's waiting for the other shoe to drop. It's not exact- 'ly the mood anyone would have predicted after. Republican vlc- cory. .It's certainly, hot .the mood . - - of the rest of the Donflas Larsen country, which one of complete relief that the hole thing Is over. There is obviously great appre- ension among many governmeni mployes about their futures. Even lose who aren't likely to lose Jobs re concerned. They don't know •hat will be coming up in the vay of a new boss, for Instance what shifts will take place lelr : duties. The employes close to top policy evelj a very small fraction, ar laturally worried about being firei ,nd finding, new jobs. All this" worry Is reflected in he real estate market in Wash- ngton. Seldom has it ben quite bad. Everybody Is wanting to sell. Nobody yet Is interested in buying. But the feeling of Job insecurity s far from the overriding mood of .the town at this unusual peri- Slate and city paving engineers are reported very interested in experiments being made in the use of natural rubber in streets and highways. Rubber-asphalt pavements have given amazing results wherever tried: they are more elastic, lew affected by temperature changes, less »\tsceptlble to traffic vibration, and far safer. What's more, the surface InsLs indefinitely, »s witness a road in Amsterdam, Holland, which Is In its 15th year, with no repairs. Such performance would save U. S. taxpayers millions of dollars yearly, say the experts not to mention the lively bounce It would Import to pedestrians, who should al» appreciate the lower repair rate. —Carlsbad (N. M.) Current-Argus. d. ' It's perhaps been expresed | •y a. local newspaper editor this .•ay: "The real of the nation feels hat it has done Us duty now that t has gone to the polls and voted, t's ready to forget about the vhble thing for the next four •ears If It possibly can. "Unfortunately' the people In Washington, - most of whose lives one wap or another are wrapped up in government, have to go on living with the federal government and kep jit going. They mow too well*.th'e seriousness of what Is ahead." Those . 'persons In town " who fought for or craved a Republican victory aren't going through the motions expected of conquering victors either. As on official al Republican headquarters puts It: "I think we; nil kind of forgol during the campaign just exaclly what %Yinning entailed.. Now tha It's all over and we're beginning to size up what's in store, the victory, frankly, doesn't look quit" so rosy." You certainly don't hear thi grandiose, optimistic promises o what revelations are going to take place in Washington from GOP spokesmen, either. Democrats Are Shocked and Bltte Among many ' partisan Demo cratlc officeholders there's still certain feeling of shocked dlsbe lief. "For 10 years you put every thing you've got Into a -prograi which you. believe to the bottom of your feet will benefit the Ame Robert Ryan's still blushing. Mr ran into Tallulah Bankhead in New York and was greeted .with: "Dahr ling, you look so romantic. Let's j get into the ring with some 18- ounce gloves^-immediatelyl" an people," says an official he Federal Security Agency. Then' there is one campaign peech saying what you've done is 11 wrong, and the voters' throw ou out," he says. "How do you xpect you would feel under those ircumstances?" he asks. His feelings are fairly typical of hose held by many top officials, omehow they .haven't, demon- trated the flexible attitude of the Drofesslonal politician who can quickly forgive and forget after :ach election. To them Ike's vic- oVy was just as .miich of a surprise as President:Truman's was o .the nation in 1MB. There's a bigger residue of bitterness left In Washington over he campaign tbnn can probably ae found any place else In the country. Somehow the officeholders can't comprehend . that perhaps some voters voted : for a change" for, the sake of change. "Didn't Stevenson prove to.the people beyond any" doubt just how asinine that argument was!" one of them asks. Right after the election a general in the Pentagon .slapped his leg in high glee and said, "You'll be seeing Republicans coming out of the woodwork in droves." He couldn't-have been more correct. The average person out. of town would have been honestly surprised to discover just how many .vocal Republicans there were In government jobs before the election. But that's nowhere near the multitude you can find now. Eyebrow-raising line, from th» script of "Gentlemen Prefer. Blondes" comes when ; a /man watching Jane Russell and Marie lyn Monroe board a boat saysi "Something about them tells mi that they can't sink." Dorothy Shay Introduced several hew numbers, including two authored by herself at her glittering opening at the Statler Hotel. Dorothy penned "I'm Me, I.Think," later remarked: "I think I'll continue singing just because I like to write songs. It seems.. I'm -the only one around who will sing my : songs." Comic Buddy Hackett told it about a Chinese restaurant: "For $8, six people can--eat like they're going to the chair." Buddy's due for a film debut Bt U-I in a Donald O'Connor film. Hollywood casting director! ar* doing double-takes as 'they read job-hunting letters from on«' - Fa'- amanialalala Soagalemuina Oe'.Ta- maitl. He was Gary Cooper'* stand-in in Samoa • during filming of "Return to Paradise." ' the Doctor Says — Written for NEA Service By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M. D. Great numbers of 'letters have been received by this column from unhappy .women who desire some information on any methods which could be used to Increase the size of the'bust. A typical one follows: Q—My bust is no larger to.dny at the ago* ot 31 and with five children than it was when I was or 14 years old. Can anything done to develop the breast to ore womanly proportions? Mrs. B. A—The plumpness and cbnse ueritly", the size of the breast lies the fat contained therein. Jusl hy some should contain more fat men t to the skin might be of help. At any rate, a skin specialist could nfprm' you what could be done in his way. It Is also possible that SO THEY SAY If we (the world) go down a third time (with a third world war), we may stay down. — UN General Assembly President Lester Pearson. * * * I teel that the successes of the UN and o< UNESCO show that a third world war can b» avoided. — Assistant n. S. Secretary of S««t« Howland Sargeant. * , • • The whole fabric of defense rest* upon a healthy, expanding and fre« civilian economy. — Industrialist K. T. Keller. *. « * In my opinion, tha Soviet Union will never go to war until she Is satisfied that she can win. — James H. Doolittle. ' * » » The (eleclion) defeat was like a big dose of castor oil (for the Democrats) — they didn't want to take it but it will be good for them. — Whlt« House aids Maj.-G«n. Harry Vaughn. ian others Is not eredlty may play clear, part. though won't go astray. The spade lead gave declarer no trouble at all. Dummy took the. first trick with the ace of spades and declarer drew trumps. He could then discard dummy's losing hearts on the ace -and king 'o clubs, after which'he could easily claim the rest of the tricks. Obviously the defenders coul< cold baths exposure to sunlight, or I have laken the first two tricks i exercise would be helpful. West had begun by laying down 'the ace ot hearts. "How was I to about that!" West wailed when tha hand was over. The bidding actually told th whole story. Whenever, the dumm shows a very strong side suit an dummy's long suit: _ Hence, whenever the bidding warns yoil that this is the situation (as West 'should have been warne'd by the bidding in today's hand) you must '.concentrate on winning two tricks before giving up thp lead, i Since, West held an ace, he should, hnve -laid it down in the hope of finding the correct continuation after seeing the dummy. This 'would, of course, have been easy. East would hsive signalled with tile king of hearts to request a-continuation, and West' would have. led another heart to defeat the contract. West had no way of telling, of o'urse, that two heart tricks could la won Immediately. It was pbs- ible, for all West could tell, that is partner would have the ace of lubs instead of the king and queen f hearts. The important thing was to cash sure trick first and decide on the orrect continuation after taking a ook at the jdummy and seeing mrtner's signal. ' 75 Years Ago ' ' In BlythevHIe — Chamber of Commerce aid will be sought in raising $1.000 for BIy T theville's .' proposed WPA football stadium. The school Has only *2,000 to.be used in the project. Most of the cost will be'borne by the'WPA. City Council last night authorized Hi agent to offer 1 $300,000 for purchase of Blytheville ,Water Company/which is owned by R, K. Johnston. There Is apparently no scientific vldencs that any cream or exter- al application, nor that any deice for Irritating or massaging he breast will -.cause any Iri- reased amount of fat to be de- oslled. At least one "bust devel- p«r" was the subject of a post ,of- ice fraud order Issued several ears ago. Q—I recently discovered that 11 know had a hernin of the diaphragm, F "•' but have been advised against operation because of my age, which Is 64. What do you think? • ' . Mrs H.B. —If the symptoms are not too severe or too frequent your doctor's advice should certainly b e 1 followed, although B large number of people have been successfully operated for diaphragmatic hernia who are even older. Q—My mother, who is 62 and ap- parenlly In good health, suffers rom burning feet. Can you suggest any possible cause? M.E.S. A—In the absence of any signs of local Inflammation or disease, on* would suspect — In a case of this sort — sensitivity of the skin, either to nylon stockings or some chemical substance present In her shoes. This Is nol a diagnosis, but suggestion. Q—What could cause my 11- yenr-old son to have diarrhea sev-| eral times a week? Mrs. W.O. 1 A—H could bo some' form of dysenlery such as 'amoebic dysentery. It could be some dietary indiscretion; It could be that he has spastic colon and no doubt there are other possibilities. 'A symptom of this sort, however, should not bo Ignored and an effort should b< made, If It is long-continued, to find out what the cause really Is. WEST * J 9 B 3 1 » A 10 1.4 4> 4 l 4> 2N.T. Pas* NORTH < 4.AKQ10! V93 « A 10 » > 5 2 *Non« EAST * B 4 VKQJ« ' 4> 6 +I07654J SOtJTH (D) *' VS5I . . 4KQJ7J Pass Pass A.lot of families are enjoying stich prosperity, they're going'to have to "choose between ..exchanging Christmas presents or. paying grocery. bills .and being able to meet tb« next Income tax payment-: '; : '. : , <$ NCA North Caroline Jaunt Answer to .Previous Puzzle VERTICAL 1 Bugle call 2 Scope 3 Peruse ' 4 Retnge* ' 5 Rectify 6 Measures ot North-South Yul We* NorP. Pass I* Pass • • Pass evening te»d—* 1. .. 7 Scheme of chance 8 l^oves to excess ; 9 Prayer ending 10 Cleave 11 Conclusions 19 Short barb 21 Flower 24 Pace 25 Weight deduction Q-^Since early adolescence I have been troubled with an oily skin. I.am now 31 but my skin Is still .the snme and I wonder what can be done for this? . O.T. .'A—It Is possible that astringent lotions or some similar local treat- • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Here's Bid Advice Worth Knowing ...By OSWALD JACOBY West player, tremendous trump support for the opening bid, it's a good Idea for the opening leader to lay down an ace If he has one. Paste that advlca In th* back cf your hat so thnt you'll remember 1 It in situations o! this kind, and you'll save thousands of points at the bridge table. When declarer nas a solid trump was a very experienced suit and a very good side suit, he but he made ji very I can usually make a. slam unless wooden opening lead in today's j the defenders begin by taking two hand. If a good, experienced play- tricks. As soon as declarer gains er can make this sort of mistake the lead he can draw trumps and perhaps a word on th« subject' g«t all Us* <Jiso*rd« b« needs oo HORIZONTAL 58 Pay'attention 1,4 Nickname 59 Compass point for North Carolina is the " Slate" B Challenge 12 Exist 13 Sand . (comb, form) 14 Presage 15 Green vegetable 16 Waistcoat, 17 Minister to 18 Make sad 20 Tendencies 22 Top 23 Goddess ot the dawn 24 Heavenly bodies 27 Bitter vetch 28 Light touch 31 Small pastry 32 Affirmative vote 33 Palm leaf 34 Before 35 Make a mistake 37 Sharp 38 Footlike part 39 Light brown 40 Grasps with . the teeth 41 Mountain pass 42 Ailing 43 Free from coarseness 46 Haphazard 50 Dry 51 Mohammedan 1 priest 53 Mineral rock 54 Small island 55 Fence op 56 Column 57 Forest . cmtur* 16 War. god of Greece 27 Merit 28 Versifier 29 On the 37 Large oven 40 Censured ' 41 Apple drink 42 Angry . 43 Incursion sheltered side 44 Gaelic 30 Light 'browns 45 Rasp 35 Famous . 47 Alms ..,': English school48 Algerian 36 Capital of ' North Carolina is—- seaport 49 Apportion 52 Feminine , appellation ry vn th ' 5 ' ' edan rock ening t s <t h . y n H <r» w> M 57 j . S *l 1 £fc U ^ , # n 4i W* n $ - /4 n A ?i & % n &. i XL ^ W 51 fc n %< w HL * n 40 0 P H A 4 N; n » !» a A 4 i ID W f, ij

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