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MM H.TTHBV1LLB COURIE1 KEWS Tarn COURIER KEWB oo. ». W. RAINES, Publtaher •AMT A. HAINBB. Awlctint PubUehtr A, A. FBEDRICKSON, Xdllor rACu 55. KUUAN. Adrerttelng Minttn •ol* National Advertising Representatives W*U»ot Wltrntr Co., Hew York, Chlc»«o, Detroit, AtianU, Memphis Entered u eecond class m«tUr it the poet- offie* tt Blytberltle, ,Ark»ns*s, under act of Cant, October ». 1911. Member of The Associated Prew SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ol Blytherille or any auburban town whcr« carrier service U maln- Ulned, 25p per week. By mail, within a radius ol 50 miles, |b.OO per year, »2.50'for six month* »1.S5 lor three month*; by mall outside 54 mti« lone, 112.60 per year payable in advance. Meditations So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all tho»« things which are commanded 3011, say, We are unprofitable Bcrvanls: we have done that which was our duty to do.—Luke 17:10. * * * When I'm not Lhnnk'd at all, I'm thank'd enough; I've .done my duty, and I've done no more. —Fielding Barbs Most every woman Is human enough to en- Joy the voice that Is singing her praises. * * * If It mike* you feel any cooler — winter Is d&shlnf toward us at the rate of £4 hours a day. * * * Five bases were stolen in a ball gnme between inmates of » southern prison. Practice makes SUe- stopping only gets a politician further on where he thought he was going. * * * A designer says fall styles will have simple ffurw, hut h« Is not talking about the price tag*. Where Was Industry Plank in Governor's Race? To those who are interested In the Industrial development of Arkansas, tha recant red hot gubernatorial campaign wa» disappointing in that none of the eandidates, either in the first primary or the subsequent runoff, came .forth with a strong platform plank concerning this serious phase of the state's economic life. And industrialization holds the key to many of the problems by the candidates . . . and we don't refer to divorces, "Florida promoters," or personal problems. We say industrialization solves more than just the employment and population problem because'states with diversified industry, and a fair share of It, are peculiarly devoid of many of the problems v which beset the likes of Arkansas and Mississippi. For instance: North Carolina, perhaps the industrial leader in the South, recently completed a four-year program which encompassed hard surfacing of every road on which a school bus runs. This was in addition to the state's planned program of major highway construction and maintenance, which ranks it near the top in miles of paved surface highways. And several weeks ago, Governor Kerr Scott reported that some ?36 million was being channeled into North Carolina's general fund. That was sin-plus of the past fiscal year. Of course, one of the main issues of the campaign was honesty and morality. Every citizen has a right to expect his elected public servant to serve honestly and efficiently. But it is clear that the sorry situations which we are faced with (highways and schools to name two) will be more readily resolved when the overall earning and producing power of the state is increased. And surely this must be done through providing more and better jobs for more people. If the wealth of the state isn't increased, we will be scrambling from one crises to another, ad infinitum. Study of Mental Disease Is Vital Contribution There are today about a half million patients in mental institutions ir^ this country. That's one out of every 300 population. The incidence of mental disease is about one in 20. That means one out of every 20 people now has a mental disease, lias had it, or will have it. Because menta! hospitals are so overcrowded, many people suffering from mental disease cannot get in. Just how many is not definitely known. BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Furthermore, according to the American Psychiatric Association, nbout 45 per cent of the patients in mental hospitals are in the old-agn group— "with or without psychoses," an association spokesman explains. His point is that too many old poo- pie are being placed in public mental institutions today because rising costs of living have made it impossible for their relatives to support them. Rut thorp is another angle of the relationship lietween mentfil disease and economic status that is being explored in a trail-breaking study by a team of Yato University scientists working with support of a $78,000 grant from the United States Public ifealth Service. Already the Ya!e team reports it has found a higher rule of deranged persons in the lower soi-ial-rponomic classes and more 7)ourotics in llio higher. Also, schizophrenia, the leading mental disc.isr-, was found 1 to occur mostly in the lower economic classes. Aljoul 40 per cent of all mental hospital patients are schizophrenics, and unfortunately for the country's welfare, the diseasB strikes most heavily at younger people. While they draw few positive conclusions from their studies thus far, the scientists suggest that the large number of seriously deranged persons in the lower economic group inay be because they couldn't afford to have, or continue to have, the necessary treatment, and'so the diseases became progressively worse. Most of the poorer cases studied were in state hospitals, while 60 per cent of the more well-to-rio had private care. Generally, as the -economic level of the patient rn.se, so did the quality of the therapeutic treatment ha received. But the study has only just gotten under way, comparatively speaking. Much remains to be done in this as in other aspects of a disease which takes such a large toll of our people. The contribution of tho Yale group can be an Important one. THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1952 Views of Others America's Secret Weapon Ai little us w« think about It, one of America's most potent "secret" weapons Is no farther away than the closest modern fnrm. in the mechanical, botanical nnd chemical magic that Is now being applied to tjiq science ot farming there Is a potential rne,ifts-for bringing permanent peace to nil the peoples" ol the ctirth. It is one of the best proved maxims of history that a well-fed people Is a peaceful people. Most, wars find their ultimate sources in economics and the base, of any economic picture Is the foodstuffs and raw materials that man grows or mines from the enrlh. Wars come when the have-nots attempt to take what thoy need by violent mentis. Today's explosive world situation Is directly traceable to this same source. There is a large segment of the earth's population, including the Russians, tho Chinese and the Indians, to whom famine, poverty and an abysmal standard of living are the rule rather than the exception. It is In these regions that the seeds of communism bear fruit. It is here that hate, despair, greed and every human wickedness flourish, where men are. willing or anxious to rile because there Is no incentive to live. Communism finds its fanatic re- cfuit-s amonj! the hungry people of the world. The well-fed, intelligent peoples seek Instead the truth, justice and peace that can improve the lot of all. That is why in America, there is still to be found the hope of the world buttressed by such "secret weapons" as our ability to produce more and better products with less labor. That is why on Ihe average Amerir.ui farm today there is an equivnlent mllit.iry or economic potential to a company of soldiers in the field or a small factory. Our ability to riefmd ourselves or to bruit? peace to others Is dependent on our ability to produce. Few people of the non-rural segment of our population today really (he extent to which scientific know-how ha? been applied to this business of farming. Your modern farmer is a chemist and an cnstnrcr. He plants no loneer by the almanac in land that he "thinks" might produce. Instead he plants treated seed in testrd eround according to the latest scientific information furnished him by a rorp^ of experts. This then is our "MViet weapon.". It Is not a weapon a'.cme lor »hile it can definitely be an instrument for war. it :s also an Instrument Tor peace and prosperity and happiness. Its potentialities for sood are Immensely ereater than Us potentialities for destruction and death. —Savannah iOa.) Morning Xcws SO THEY SAY What do advertisers jay about (the American glrli on the radio, on television? She suffer." from dandruff, from body odor, from halitosis.—Beverly Baxter of (he London Evening SUnrtard. deploring American advertising, » » * Oiir head is above water, bnt it Is not rnouph to float. We have to swim . . . and we have to swim agah-st the stream--Prime Minister \Vui- non Churchill on Britain's economic plight. Swan Song Peter Edson's Washington Column — Secretary of Defense Robert Lovett Debunks 'Flap' on NATO Status Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —fNEA)— Kolly-I opposite Ring Crosby in "White wood and Grapevine: There's a Christmas.". . .Here's a switch on man in "South Pacific" that Janet ' Blair Isn't going to wash right cut of her hair—and I'm predicting wedding bells. Admitting n romance wlih Nick Mayo, Ihe company's stage manager, saucer-eyed, "talented Janet told me: "It's a thing, but at this moment I don't have any marriage plans, But mind you. I'm saying 'at (his noincnl' because maybe I'll change my mind." Ncarlng her 1000th shampoo in ..11 i^i.imo. . . .^icie^ a bv, ucn on •estern Jieroes: Dale Robertson's olincl ii horse opera plot he's dying o do. The hero Is a club-footed cowboy. Jeff Donnell will move to New York when her "Blondie" series starts on TV. The money's colos- al. 56 .Million Success The re-issue of "King Kong" 1 3 ightinr; up the sky as the year's nost fabulous success story, 'limed 19 years ago by Producer ~ ~ (now John her third season as Nellie Forbush Merian c. Cooper (now John with tne romantic musical, /anet Ford's film partner) at a cost of now can leave (he show on two •*"""«'> *•-- '•• . . .. months' notice and the movie and TV offers are pouring in. Her career blueprint? "Whether I do a movie or a TV show it must be good and intelligent. I'm (he original 'Give-the- publir-a-break girl.' A filmusical? I'd just as soon do a comedy or a drama—so long as there's a solid idea behind it." Janet, who deserted movie stardom in 1848 "because I was in a type-casting rut." is grateful to "South Pacific" for helping her learn the acting trade. "I've grown tremendously," she says. "The stage offers something you never Bet in Hollywood." . .the film originally ... S2 million. Now It's expected ;ross 6 million. WASHINGTON —(NEA1— Lovett for Affairs, the a "Flap Indicator. When people I'elcr Eilson and brig follows: Shaky .— Orange,' Green; Stiper-Fl Forewarned — ions — Purple. Flap. — IWfA) — On Pentagon -office of special assistant Defense Robert A. rnntiona! Security n new gadget. It's tor." c uninitiated, is a Ir Force term that talent to "snafu." o around flapping their wings and talking big on know nothing .subjects they about, th'at's Flap. When nobody knows what he's doinc; o r why, that's Flap. When the confusion is completely utter, that's Flap. Hot air is tin is Flap. new Flnp Indlca- polnter which can o various indicated lored readings, ns Happen — Red; — Blue: Slightly ire, 1 Full FJnp — ap — Yellow; Be Brown; Rcpercus- eiv days the. point- ator has been set ccn, which is Full not bo sairi so of- Trent reason is the Flap being leaked 1 French official on and Pans. this Flnp is that tic Treaty Organi- zation Is all ready to fall apart. The 50-division goal for the NATO army, set at Lisbon last February, cannot possibly be met. Britain will be unable (o meet her military commitments and will have to stretch out her rearmament effort over four years instead of three. The Finp from Prance Is considered even worse. The story coming; from Paris is that unless the French government gets $600 million worth of defense orders from the United States, the French government .will be bankrupt. The rndo-Cliina war will have to be abandoned. Furthermore. Paris sources Indicate that the United States must RUarantec French government financial stability for the next three years. So much for the Flap. As to whether NATO will make its 1052 goals. Secretary Lovett admits frankly that he doesn't know and he can't (ell until the annual reviews are presented to the next NATO council meeting. This will be held in Paris, probably in December. The Danes have requested a NATO meeting in November. But American authorities have insisted on no meetings till after (he U. S. elections At the Lisbon conference last February, the 50-ciivision land army soal for Europe was set ss a nice round number. Twenty-five of these divisions were to be ready divisions and 25 reserve divisions. There is no magic in these numbers, Mr. Lovctt Insists. Forty- nine .divisions will not mean no security and 51 divisions would not mean that everything was Kitting pretty. Actually, IV ions may be calendar yea "shortfall" ir it will be Ir readiness of divisions. Ins cent ready, ' per cent reac ing divisions plus 30 — mea mobilization r they may not plus 35 or 4( Such delays variety of fa the Lisbon go ruary, they a si ble slippage anticipate th nor necessary some of the Abroad, the ins belief tha not attack. S ments here t power to resi to do with th There have nomic and f Europe. Love as "the norr zard of anyo to do %vith goi he expresses French, he z cannot be he French debt. On the cha in Europe is the U. S. to Secretary co think the s!i veries has re or the comba unit in Eurr And that's If there is any meeting this goal, the percentage of rnay be only 50 The names of Harry S. Truman and "The Missouri Waltz" are being retained for the 1851-back- groundcd film version of "Call Me Madame." but the song, "I Like Ike," has been scissored. Ethel Irving Berlin oldie, "International Rag." Ferrer Loses Stature The first pictures from France showing Jose Ferrer as a dwarf in his Toulouse-Lautrec role in "Moulin Rouge" me cye-poppins;. Mickey Roonoy would be a giant beside Ferrer, who plays the part with shoes strapped to his knees. Mary Anderson relays it that she's positively not engaged to Director King.Vidor and has no mar- iage plans up her sleeve. Lena .Home doesn't understand why MOM didn't contact her for the lead role in "See How They Run." Dorothy Dandridge gets it instead. Oil-well drillers are moving into :he 165 acres owned by Rory Cal- loun at Ojai, Calif., in quest of slack gold — the reason Hory lasn't sold the acreage as he once threatened. Ty Power's been notified that je's now a full-fledged captain in .he U. S. Air Force reserve. Ha left the service with the rank of first lieutenant. of the newest U. S. arms. and financial problems in sxjnpalhy for Ihe dds that "the U. S. cl responsible for the -ge that the shortfall "I do not deli- Comedienne Irene Ryan's consulting attorneys about another Irene Ryan, who's doing a strip tease act in Las Vegas. . .Rhonda Fleming's young son, Kenny, will test for the role of her screen son in "Serpent of the .Nile.". . .Rosemary Clooney's set to inherit all the roles slated for Betty Hutton at Paramount, including the lead won with the ace. What next? Erskine could count five trump t-icks, two 'diamonds, and two black aces. Where was the tenth trick? Branca's spade bid Indicated that both the spade and the club finesse would fail. The opening lead looked like a singleton. A pretty grim situation, but pitched his out of Erskin it very neatly. He drew three rounds of trumps, and then laid down the ace and queen of spades. Branca won with the king of spades, naturally, but was then up a tree. If he conlinvieri spades, dummy's ten would set up; and if he shifted to clubs, Erskine would get a free finesse. Erskine was so pleased with this hand that he went right out 01 think the slippage in O. S deli- the field, a minute or so ale veries has re arded the readiness pit ched no . nit ball (or the nr Infi romhaL trninlno' nf a .cinelp -;.. : :.. __ _ ile I be Doctor Says — ny EDWIN p. jonnAN. M. D. Written (or NEA Service Ladies are constantly writing me about their worries cnncern- tiiK excessive amounts of hair on the face, arms or legs. The mental suffering at times musi lie ior- rific. thour,h obviously tin- presence of conspicuous hair is a (inn- per neither to life nor to health. Why some women have mote! hair ha:- been tried in many parts of the country. This is the use of hair by electric needle. It is rather expensive and takes a fairly IOUE time, hut newer methods are claimed to be [aster and less painful than m the past. Kurns May Result • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Dodger Star Shows His Bridge Skill By OSWALD JACOIIY irriden for .VE.A Service six innings. Now, I wonder what was goin on in the Chicago clubhouse whil Erskine and his buddies were get ting ready for a no-hit performance by playing bridge? D'you supposi the Cubs were piayinj Canasta? hair than others is not cle.irh 1 understood, but if ccrtn'nly h:ipi>ons. Excessive hairiness is cau.-od by j <JJ.V:L. e cnly i.iicly. fn surli ( .-, -vs. j oa!l.-«'d there is a clue in the fftrt that hairiness has not always been present. If the hair st.nts crowins: rapidly, careful physical examination and diagnostic studies should lie Just about two months aso Carl Another method ol removinn Ihe j Er -^ ltle of the Brooklyn Dodgers • pitched a no-hit game aK,iln?;t the Chicago Cubs. This, curiously enough, was news for tins column. You see. it rained at the end of X-rays —a dangerous method. A number of cases of severe burns bv X-rays ufed for excessive hair have been reported. One persnn complained of se- vcie burns on the arms and Icps ivsiiliinjz Ir.-mi X-ray treatments laXrn over n four-year period for removal of h.iir—but the hair was not evon removed. ! made. In Ihe vast m.ijont ! hairiness of the fare or arms is However, some skin specialists' .unexplained, except ns mine in- i maintain that when properly per-' hentrd factor from one m tne! formed, it is the best method of 1 other parent may have somi-;h:n» j all. This inav he true but the I to da with it. i method hn> also caused damage There arc. several ways of nt-! and should he used with great call- ijirie juc M'vcr.u w.nys or attacking this problem. Thr hair |c*n be shaved. This is s.uir-Inc- c*n be shaved. This is toty for a short tune, but i:.'ne; ly ir-.sults in a evariinil lhi<'kr:i of the hair and ils even moio c spu-nous reprowth later. The hair ran be bleailicd rived, but the hair con::r;;e* ^!o\v out so this has \o be repf Tile hair m:ly be taken olt' \\ h.iir removers which, oiu-u 0 ihcm out by the. roots. This t.< p,i;u- 11:;, ;mri. of course, Ihe h.»:r will 1'hfiT sre al.~o device?, lor nib. h:ns the hair off whic h some j women use with reasonable ,s;uis- tion, if at r.Il. Heres a story they are tellinf about the s\irtcien little thundershower of Gibson Switch Sunday. One rr-sidrn; of the area was so shocked at the sicht of rain that he fainted. They revived him by throw- :-tory, anyuay. — Jonesboro iArk.) 14 NORTH 4 10953 V A93 » KJT3 *73 WEST EAST 4KJ842 ATS »851 VJ7 • 5 »Q1098 *KJ85 +10S642 SOUTH (D) A AQ » A642 + AQ North-South vul. South West North East IV i * 2V Pass tV Past Pass Pass ]«d— » 5 Hollywood can't win iept: Theater exhibit have a new wail. Advanced , es. they're .arguing-, ;hould be eliminated because they •csult in less popcorn and candy Jar sales. Oh, well. Leslie Caron and MOM are Wearing. The French newcomer isn't happy over a picture assign- Shelley Winters, unhappy with her girth in MGM's "Me and My Guy," is frantically trying to shed the excess poundage. No more of Vittorio Gassman's spaghetti for the blonde bomb-Shelley. Hollj'wood, says .Harry Clmrtng, is sensitive about the purity of its product. Ruth Roman was hailed, as "All Woman" and now Marilyn Monroe is getting the "Every Inch a Woman" treatment. I'm convinced—in both cases. The leading In Paramount's "Topsy and Eva" won't remotely resemble Nils Asther in the finished, screenplay—Nils' own wishes. 75 Years Ago In Blyiheville — Mrs. Louise Stracke and daughter, Arita, are visiting in Springfield, MCI. Albert Ridings is spending R few days at Current River Beach. Hayes Sullivan has been named superintendent of Vanndale, Ark, schools. There was quite a discussion at the store last night over all those women who were promt*, ncnt In the national conventions. Joe Parks wondered whether they had their husbands with them or left the men at home to lake care of the house while the women politicked. (e) NEA In the Cards Answer to Previous' Puzzfa HORIZONTAL VERTICAL 1 Playing card . ... 5 High card ' Jokc 8 Low card 12 Bacchanals' cry 13 Land parcel H Flower 15 Withered 16 Poem 17 Fe^ru'nine appellation 18 Surgical sa 20 Light washe- 22 Before 23 Bow sligf- 2-1 Idolize 27 Fish par 28 Art (Lai 2 Asseverate 3 Apple center 4 Retainers 5.Solitary 6 Food fish 7 Infinite duration " Tendency .) Wands 27 Element ') Domestic slave 28 \Vings 11 Period of lime 23 Demolish T'lo S^YoT to° Sax "untune [ ... would he do there but play bridge? i I I don't know whether or not Carl r It if food to know that orators ; is as good at bridge as he is at ! .it bo'h conventions this year are '. pitching, but one of the hands he : still in :*vor of the Flag, our Glor- | played, shown here today, would 1 <""> Constitution and our N'oble stand up In any big league bridge Heritage. One [earless politician •en de.-lared himself In favor of *v game. rsk-ine and Billy Cox got to ! faction, I am told ' ., . i ..•*.*• I.V..K.V.I ji.iiiacn in i.ttvi 'jt Ji-ioMiit; xua Dluv C'OX got to iernaps the sa.rst method of! families. Courage in politics Is al- four hearis against "Ralph Branca rernuncm removal o, cx,-e = ., ; ve ; ways a d mtr ab le. - Greenwood • anrt Duke Snider. Branca led the uair is trc.itmg the roots of (he | (Miss.) Commonwealth. singleton diamond, anil Ecskir.t . 0 31 are made in Eomo card . games 32 Peith 33 New G jinea port 34 Etruscsn goddess 35 Exact 36 Facility 37 Number 38 Mineral rock 39 Scoff 40 Female saint (ab.) 41 Harden 42-Tip over 45Ana;.v*cs a sentence 49 Above 50 Mimic 52 Poker slaVe 53 Polynesian eheslnut 54 Put on 55 Window gbss .=6 Fish sauce 57 Dine iS BridtQ 19 Exist 21 Electrified particles * 24 Touch 25 Eat 25 Chief jod ot L the Eddas 30 Soothsayer 32 Nicht song 35 Ballot 36 Ensnares 41 Exhausted 42 Girl's name 43 Grandpar- cnlal 44 7'!r.\<i5 48 Fillip 47 Volcano 39 Body of water 43 Observed 40 Glacier ice 51 Genus ot pinnacle

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