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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FOUR BUTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 191* THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINBS, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A, A. FREDKICKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sol* N»tlon«! Advertising Representatives: W»ll«ce Wltmer Co.. New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis, Entered as second class matter at the post- of(lc« at BlytheviUe, Arkansas, under act of Contress, October 9. 1917. Member of The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city of Blythcvllle or any luburban town where carrier service is maintained, 25c per week. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per year $2 SO tor six months, tl.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, *12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations And every man that hath this hope In him ..purlfieth himself, even as he Is pure. — I. John 3:3. # # * Only a heart without a stain knows perfect ease. — Goethe. Barbs It's hard to look prosperous unless yon have a good job, and hard to land a good job unless you look prosperous. * * * A itocklnr tied under the chin, says a beauty consultant, will improve the lines of tile face.. Don't, however, try « sock on the Jaw. * * * A famous ballerina had her legs insured for 150,000. Wowl That's a lot of pins money. * * * Four cases of toothpaste were stolen from a Buffalo warehouse and police do not suspect any children. + * * Try to make people think you are the whole cheese and doesn't take long to make yourself the offensive kind. Reds' H-Bomb 'Wolf Cry But 'Bite' Follows 'Bark' • Cold study of Premier Malenkov's claim that Russia has mastered the H- bomb can only lead us to great skepticism. Our atomic experts have long conceded the Soviet Union's capability of conquering the H-bomb's scientific features. They believe anyone who knows the A-bomb secrets inevitably understands the theory of the bigger hydrogen bomb. In fact, this conviction led to the U. S. decision to produce the H-bomb if possible. Since the Russians might make it, we felt we had to try. But it is a far cry from scientific knowledge to actual bomb production. Making the A-bomb is itself a costly and industrially demanding effort. Even vaster funds and facilities must be devoted to H-bomb output. Anyone who has read of our huge multibillion-dollar undertaking at Aikcn, S. C., has some idea of the effort. Furthermore, to attempt the Pi-bomb means to divert facilities anfl nuclear materials from A-bomb work. The A-bomb must be the trigger for the H-bomb. The two are closely allied ail the way. All this our experts offer to cast serious doubt on Russia's claim. It is only two years since American authorities reported Russia had exploded its third A-bomb. They do not believe the . Soviet economy is geared for so tremendous an industrial achievement in so short a time. Yet this much is simply intelligent guesswork. Luckily \ve need not rely on that alone. By the same methods we used t.o discover Russia's explosion of three A- bombs — regular check of the upper air for signs of radioactivity and use''of standard earthquake detection devices — we are convinced Russia has exploded neither an H-bomb nor any more A-bombs. And our experts believe no one can claim fairly he has an H-bomb until he has set one off. We ourselves don't make that claim, though witnesses at certain "thermonuclear" experiments on Eniwetok Island say we have successfully detonated one. Malenkov is probably making false boast but he should not be laughed off. For what he claims falsely today may come true tomorrow. Scientific Nonsense fir. Alfred A. Kinsey, the University of Indiana's well-known researcher into sex problems, is quoted as saying 85 per cent of American women at some lime or other in their lives violate sex laws and would go to jail if they were caught. According to press accounts, Kinsey told reporters this statement is drawn from his new book, "Sexual Behavior In the Human Female," slated for publication soon. Without waiting to dip into the book to see what documentation the doctor has for this hair-raiser, we're going to go out on a limb and hazard that it is utter nonsense. And if this is a sample of his "scientific findings," then we may have to wait a good deal longer for the real truth about sex and women. Views of Others Congress Has An Interest The young Methodist minister, the Rev. Jack McMlcliael, who lias been called to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee, has denied that lie Is now or ever was a member of the Communist party. He swore that he had never met a former Communist, Manning Johnson, who accused nlm flatly o£ being a Red. Committee Chairman Harol'd H. Velde observed that somebody must be committing "perjury." Mr. McMlchael was also confronted by Mr. and Mrs. John J. Edmiston of Waynesville, Ohio, former undercover FBI agents. They said they had no documentary proof that McMlchael was a Communist party member, but brief encounters with him convinced them that he followed the Communist party Hne and his "associates were Communist party members." If he is not a card-carrying member of the Communist party, Mr. McMichad lias certainly been at least incredibly naive about political matters. He testified that he had been national chairman of the rather left-wing movement of the thirties, known as the American Youth Congress which included among other groups the Young Communist League. He also conceded that he had led or participated in opposition to the draft, had pleaded for the recognition by this country of Communist China and had figured In "The Yanks Are Not Coming" demonstrations. He also defended his membership In a number of organizations which the FBI has branded as subversive because they are dominated by Communists and are used by the Reds as fronts to conceal their true activities. In his appearance before the Committee, the Methodist clergyman has been arrogant, rude, and has shouted Interruptions without regard for hearing procedures. Apparently the shoe pinched his foot. As evidence continues to pile up against Mr. McMichael it becomes obvious that this clergyman apparently has been more preoccupied with rendering unto Caesar than he has been about rendering unto God. We endorse this apparently warranted search for the facts. There Is no need to whitewash Mr. McMichael because he is a Methodist clergyman. Indeed, there has been no effort on the part of Methodists to do so and there Is every reason to believe that Methodists, no less than other Americans, are concerned nbout these revelations, — Rocky Mount (N.C.) Evening Telegram. Block Party Did you read about the party they held In the 1900 block of Prichard Lane, out in Pleasant Qrove? The 1900 block is new territory with fourteen spick-and-span brick homes that have gone up within the year and have been occupied within the half-year. Mrs. Paul w. Siebert started It and the other neighbors fell In with the idea. Picnic tables occupied the center of the street and traffic was suspended for fried chicken and pies and all the trimmings that go with good food and fellowship. Everybody and everybody's dog were there, so far as the WOO block was concerned. Result: There are no strangers in the 1900 biock of Prlchard Lane and Pleasant Grove is still pleasant. Mayor Thornton ought to send a citation io Mrs. SHjcrt for furthering his courtesy campnicn in Dnllns. It's easy to be courteous to somebody you know. — Dallas Morning News. SO THEY SAY Pome In Which A Further Word Is Uttered In The Controversy Bouveon Dog Owners And Those Who Are Annoyed By Them: Ji your pet should irk another Make amends and quickly, Brother. — Atlanta Journal. * •+ * Moscow has s new exclusive club called the Rf'd Inks—metmiriR "T never know Stalin." — Memphis Prcss-Scimllnr. + * + Tom Purvis says he tieard a fellow on tho golf course remark ih;tt there are numerous way.s to address a golf hall but that all of them aren't found In the rule book. — Mattooft (111.) Journal-Gazette. * * * Lot me live in my house by the bcnrt of the rond; Never by choice I'd forsake it. To pick up jalopptos passing by with a load— The ones who didn't quite make it. —Nashville Bancnr. * * + A writer lists some of the advantages ot having a telephone in the bathroom, but falls to suggest how you would get in to use it — Ellaville (Oa.) Sun. * + * Pedestrians deaths in traffic have been cut In half In 15 years, inoainu that folk afoot have foamed -safety by tonps and bounds. — Green- Vlll» (S. C.J -PJodmonl. Why Not Make a Strong, Solid Table Out of This? Erskine Johnson. IN HOLLYWOOD Peter Edson's Washington Column — Eisenhower's Order Indicates Changed Attitude Toward UMT WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Presi-, to report to him by Dec. 1 on the : gency for six years. This would dent Eisenhower's order for a new i feasibility and desirability of con-1 equalize the burden of military study of National Security Train- | ducting UMT, or NST, along with ! duty. In addition it would provide — formerly known by the Unpopular name of Universal Military Training, or UMT — represents a somc- the country with 5 bigger trained reserve and it would not subject veterans of World War II and the Korean war to double duty. The other big argument in favor of an NST system is that it would probably result in an economy. the draft. Commission Loaded For L'MT There is little doubt about the way this commission will report. It is loaded in Savor of NST. The new chairman is Brig.-Gen. Julius what changed at- ] Ochs Adler. Dr. Karl T.- Compton, titudc On this i president of MIT, was chairman ! This is the argument that will prob- question. j of the commission under President; ably have the greatest influence Before he be- | Truman. Wanxn Atherton is a for- came a candi-< mer American Legion national date for the pros- j commander and the Legion hns al- j tar.v service in peacetime. idency, General | ways been and still is hot for UMT. j The cost of U. S. national Eisenhower sup-1 The other two members are Lt.- Army policy of ! Gen. Raymond S. McLain and wanting UMT. During the cam-! Adm. Thomas C. Klnkaid. now paign. in a speech at Champaign, I both retired. on many congressmen now hostile to any form of compulsory mili- HOLLYWOOD, —(NEA)— Behind the Screen: Biggest thrill in Cinerama is Paul Mantz's hedgehopping across the U. S. as a sightseer in a war surplus B25 bomber with a three-eyed Cinerma camera mounted in its nose. "Bin you "ain't seen nothin' yet." Paul, the veteran movie and pilot, just topped himself on a 50,000 mile flying trip over the world, photographing "things, people never have seen and never will see again except in Cinerama." The film is for a new Cinerama movie tentatively titled, "The Seven Won- ers of the World." With three cameramen operating a new improved Cinerama camera capable of panning instead of stationary on the plane as in "This is Cinerama," Paul flew over 32 countries. "Seven wonders?—" says Paul. "We've got 50 wonders. We flew j through a live volcano in Africa and it was hotter than a firecrack-1 er. I missed the London Bridge | by a few inches. I raised the pig- j eons off the roof of the Vatican and got my wheels wet in the Amazon river. "I've never been so thrilled with Anything in my life." Paul's low flying, bridge dodging, swooping and hair-raising canyon exploring in "This Is Ciner- ama," left people bug-eyed and muttering, "Mantz is crazy to take such chances." But as Hollywood's No. 1 movie stunt pilot he's been taking calculated chances all his life. I asked one of his best friends, Todd Oviatt, if Mantz is just lucky or an aerial genius. "He's a genius," said Oviatt. "But he's never taken a chance In his life. He even checks the weather bureau when a kid asks him to fly a kite. He's a perfectionist — a super-pilot." Joan Crawford Sqt Hard to imagine it this way, but t one time Joan Crawford was all set to play Karen Holmes in "From Here to Eternity," and Deborah Kerr was primed to play Alma, the role Donna Reed eventually won. Producer Robert Conn, younger brother of Columbia studio head Harry Conn, suffered a heart attack and has been hospitalized. He's in his early thirties. Peter Edson ported the old Prances Heflin, Van's wife, and gal manager at a Westwood dress shop put on the best un_ u _ j filmed drama of the week over a fense has to be brought down if sown that had been whipped up III,, last Oct. 2, Mr. Eisenhower our son or our brother going called into service?" the budget is to be balanced and ! taxes reduced. The defense budg- ! et this year is S34 billion, plus S6 i billion foreign aid. This is to main- Dr. John A. Hannah, Assistant declared that the shadow' hanging Secretary of Defense- for Manpow-itain U. S. armed forces of 3.4 mil- over every home was, "When is j or, apparently believes that the ! lion men. If these forces could be to be , draft and NST can't be run at the '• cut down, savings could be 'effect- same time. He says it's simple, ed. Then he Voiced his opposition to UMT. "Let us not the issue now." he said. "We have Selective Service. Let us not have anything else piled qn top of that until we solve this problem." He repealed this position during his trip through the South. And in a speecli at Baltimore, devoted largely to military policy, lie spoke of the need to reduce militnry expenditures for a huge" standing defense force. After he entered the White House, in nnswcr to a press conference question. President Eisenhower declared on Fob. 25 Ilia*, he wasn't sure UMT was practical while the U. S. was still drafting men. But now the President has reconstituted the National Security Training Commission and asked it arithmetic. It is pointed out by American Lc-lon officials, however, that this Department, of Defense estimates that it now costs 510,000 to keep one man in the ar::ned forces argument overlooks the fact thai i a ••.•ear. the draft todav is taking only about I The National Security Training one age. If the draft took them nil, and granted no exemptions for educational or other deferments, there wouldn't be tiny manpower shortage, it is claimed. This" of the far Frances. The distaff ruckus boiled over when the manager mentioned Van's first wife and ended with the shop discharging the girl. Republic will produce the Carl Dudley .science-fiction thriller, "Tobor," using Dudley's new Vislar- ama screen, "Tobor" is "Robot" spelled backwards. man out of every five of draft > Commission under President Tru- j man reported to Congress in October, 1951, that 8.00,000 men could be given this six months' basic military for $4 billion the first year — while the system was emphasizes the unfairness ' getting .started — and S2 billion a present Selective Service j year thereafter. This would be system. The men who are drafted serve two years on active duty. then go into the reserves for years more. The men who don't escape this reserve duty. Under an NST system, everyone would serve his six months for S5QOQ per trainee the first year and $2500 thereafter The Senate Armed Services committee held hearings on this report •et drafted ' last year. The House voted to send the bill back to the armed services ! Committee, and there the project j died. But it now appears the issue traiiv'ng. then go in!o the reserve i will be back before Congress again and be subject to call in an emcr- 1 next year. the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P JOKDAN. M.D Written (or NEA Service A reader rccenty requested a word merey means minclntense It Ing. The Inquirer gave no further information concerning t ehl oca- tion or the cause. The subject of itching, however, is a most interesting one. It is hard to see how, except in the most unusual circumstances, itching can serve any useful function. Few of us escape the sensation of itching. cither in some particular location, or even more or less all over. Another Interesting thing about itching Is why the reaction to it should b to scratch, since scratc- ing, while it often brings a little relief, Is likely to damage the skin still further. There are a great number of possible causes for itchinc. »nd only a few of them can be discussed in this column. Some people Itch all over after bathing. Although the Itch usually disappears after the clothes have been on for a while, this is a most annoying form of Itch. It is hard to know what to^tlo for it, but one lady wrote me that her husband had obtained relief by applying a half glycerine-half waior solution on the skin immediately after the bath. ' | Winter itch Is a closelv related | condition in which people >'omplaln i of severe Itching all ovor the body when undressing for the ii!!;ht or shortly after retiring. It joes nway when the weather eels mild. The skin looks perfectly all right—except for scratch marks. Insect bites almost always cause Itching. Cooties or lire are among the worst. Unlike that tin- many other insect bites, the treatment for lice Is not Just to nui on some soothlns: lotion and wn: for the Itch to RO away; lice have to be 'got rid e< or Uioy will aticlt to Uit I •*««>• I body and multiply. The seven - year Itch, better seems so obvious, may stump some of my readers. West opened the deuce of hearts, dummy played low, and East won with the king. East looked nervously at the dummy..'s long diamonds and wondered whether he ought to shift desperately to spades or clubs known as scabies, is another cause I in the h °P e of Producing the set- of itching. This is caused by a tiny parasite which burrows its way into the skin. Here, too, the p°ru- sitcs hiive to be killed before the itching will stop. Accompanies Diseases Hives, or urticaria, always causes itching. This can be recognized easily by (lie sudden appearance of raised reddish spots accompanied by an irresistible desire to scratch. Itching of the skin may accompany such diseases as diabetes, Brtght's disease, and especially Jaundice. In jaundice particularly, the itch is most unpleasant find difficult to relieve; in fact. it. often persists as Ion gas the jaundice. Because there are so many possible causes for itching, no single lotion or ointment can be counted on to bring relief. Severe, long- lasting itching presents a problem of finding the cause and attacking ting tricks before his king of diamonds was knocked out. He correctly decided that either shift was unlikely to succeed, and 17 this WEST * Q 6 3 2 VJ972 NORTH A 10 V A63 * A 109853 4982 EAST AK954 VK84 4K742 4 Q 10 7.1 *,I4 SOUTH (D; 4 AJ87 VQ105 + QJ 4 AK63 North-South vul. . West North East South 2 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass 1 » 2 » 3 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead—V 2 • JACOBY ON BRIDGE Never Be Misled By Simple Hands Written for NKA Service By OSWALD JACOBY Probably every reader of column will sec the right way to make .three no-trump in today's hand. Nevcrthi'lr-ss, when tho hand was played In a recent tournament two very experienced players went astray. That's «ln- I derided that the hand must Iw nvire difficult thin it 'diamond trlcX. South then contin- . The right play, which i uod with tho Jack of diamonds, and therefore returned the eight of hearts. South won the second trick with the n lleen °* hearts in order to keep dummy's ace as an entry to the lonir diamonds. He then led the queen of diamonds and lei U ride for a finesse. At some tables East took the first diamond with the Icing — find the rest was easy for declarer. It was a cinch to run the diamonds, making five diamond tricks, two clubs, two hearts, and a sp.-uje. At n few tables. Kast made the correct play of rnhisin? the first ly made It clear that East had all West had to discard. This natural- of the missing diamonds. Incredible as it may seem, two declarers allowed the jack of diamonds to ride for a second finesse. They were punished for their carelessness when East refused that trick likewise. Now these declarers were limited to three diamond tricks — which was not enough to bring in the game. Both declarers floundered around through the rest of the hand, finally winding up with only eight tricks. The correct play, of course, is to overtake the jack of diamonds with dummy's ace. The ten of diamo/ids is then led, and East has to take his king then or at the next trick. Declarer can get back to dummy with the ace of hearts to cash the rest of the diamonds for a total of five diamond tricks and five tricks in the remaining suits. A Wall street analyst, 0. M. Loeb, predicts, in Variety, that the film industry has reached th« turning point Insofar as hard times are concerned. Says Loeb: "I think movies combined the greatest potential percentage market gain" with the lowest possible risk of loss. "The radio did not stop the phonograph business from coming back to new highs. TV won't stop new tops for movies, either." In Las Vegas Television has come to Las Vegas in spite of an all-out fight by gambling interests to prevent it. Now a setting for a 31-inch TV screen is being designed for the new Casino of the Flamingo Hotel. They'll probably be wagering on "What's My Line." Vivien Leigh won't answer questions about her illness in London. "Don't talk about illness," says the two-time Academy Award winner who starts rehearsing a new stage play, "Mr. Casanova," with hubby Sir Laurence Oliver on Aug. 31. "I'm just interested in health." Movie fur designer Al Teitelbaum is slowly going stark raving you-know-what trying to round up enough Jaguar pelts for movie kings and queens who want to upholster their Jaguar cars with the fur. Jaguar pelts were practically off the market until the fad started. Paulette Ooddard draws $50,000. plus 50 per cent of the profits, plus living expenses — and you know how Paulette lives — for starring in John Basch's production of "Devil May Care" in Buenos Aires. Nora Eddington received 8500 from Errol Flynn for child support the other, day after hearing nothing from ex-hubby for months. But she says he still owes her $3500 for the kiddies. Mike Todd, asked whether he'd seen ex-wife Joan Blondell's act in Las Vegas, flipped: "That's one act I've cau s ght." Lambs for Children FAIRVIEW, Mont. W)—In this area many a youngster Is raising a lamb instead of a rabbit. It is tha result of an Easter switch. Sheep- men asked only $1 for their "bum" lambs this spring, compared with up to S3 two years ago- 75 Years Ago In B/ythevr'/fe— Mrs. E. F Blomeyer has been elected president of the Blythevllls Woman's Club. Mrs. Cody Eaton entertained seven members of the Friday Luncheon Club and one guest. Miss Marguerite Peters, at her home yesterday. Mrs. M. o. Usrey is ill of influenza at her home. The fact that two major league baseball teams are owned by breweries hasn't changed his preference for bourbon, says Old Man Hobbs. Vegetable Plate Answer to Previous Puzzle 3 Dwellers in Sodom 4 Lounges 5 Av row poison 6 Disorders 7 Donkey 8 Gambling games 9 Eager 10 Una r -'rated 11 WOirt units 17 Evaded 20 Veins'of'metal 19 Ccttorl Jabric ACROSS 1 Kind of lettuce 4 Kind of bean 8 Kind of cabbage 12 Exclamation 13 Individuals 14 Always 15 Free 16 Abating 18 Dough strip 21 Middle (prefix) 22 Old French coins 24 Norse god 26 Employed 27 Destiny 30 Morning prayers 32 Mock 34 Bloodlessncss 35 Reviser 36 Legal matters 37 Selves 39 Skin (prefix) 40 High cards 41 Pronoun 42 Intelligence 45 Repeat 49 Harassmcnts 51 Tilt 52 French river 53 Cans 54 High priest (Bib.) 55 Try 56 Essential being 57 Dry, as wine ntnvx 1 Vegetable on a cob J Slate 23 Grants 24 Persian poet 25 Scandinavian 26 Custom 27 Those who 28 Scent 29 Period 31 Female relatives 33 Document addition 42 Stain 43 Iroquoian Indian 44 Capr. .40 Numbers 47 B.iked clay 38 Egyptian god 48 Heroic poem 40 Property item 50 Shoshonean read and write41 German state Indian

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