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PAGE FOUR m.YTHEVrU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAT, AUGUST 18, 1999- THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO H. W. HAINES, Publisher HARRY A. HAINES, Assistant Publisher A. A. FRKDR1CKSON, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager Sole Natlonnl Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Entered as second class matter at the post- offiot at Blytheville, Arkansas, under oct o( Congress, October 9. 1917. Member ol The Associated Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier In the city ol Blytheville or any suburban town where carrier service Is maintained, 25c per week. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $5.00 per vear S250 for six months, $1.25 for three months; by mail outside 50 mile zone, $12.50 per year payable in advance. Meditations Thou shall also suck the milk of (he Gentiles, »nd shalt suck the breast of kings: and thou shall know that I the lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob. — Isaiah 60:16. * * * The whole structure of man and of the world is moulded to be the theatre of the redemption of the sinner. Not in Eden, but on Calvary and in heaven, which is the child of Calvary, we see realized the whole idea of God. — I. B. Brown. Barbs Some teen-agers need a good belt before they learn to buckle down. * « » Love your friends and relatives and you'll find out how scarce happiness isn't. * « » Ignatius Mancuso, president of an Ohio wrestling coaches and officials association, says wrestling was a sport 200 years B.C. He must mean Before Clowning — in the pro ranks. * » * What every mother likes about a new baby Ii her arms. » • • Why Is it that the average man expects his wife to have more sense than she showed by marrying him? Skirt Edict Reply: Scissors At Hem and Abroad Most Americans must greet with mixed feelings the report from Paris that women's skirts will be shorter in the new fashions. '\ Americans never have taken too kindly to a policy of concealment, whether in government affairs or mnUcrs more mundane. Our men like to insist that our women are the most beautiful and shapely in the world. But they've been handicapped lately in proving their case, since the long-skirt vogue has marie it hard for them to offer, er, supporting evidence. And, after all, if the American woman really does have such a dazzling figure, what sense does it make to hide its trimmest proportions behind a lot of expensive cloth? You don't shroud a statue in a gunnysack. Well, that's one side. But there's another. A man has to think what this thing will do to his wife's wardrobe closet. If this Paris edict sticks, it will at one stroke outdate about 85 per cent bl the stuff she's got hanging there. It'll be a little like the case of the fellow marching up to the construction boss as he gazes out over a huge dam project, three-fourths built, and hollering: "You'll have to slop, ,Tim. The whole darned thing has been declared unconstitutional." Why should some high and mighty chap in Paris be permitted to empty your wife's closet at a whim? You can look in there and count 20 dresses, but you know what she'll say: "I haven't a thing . . ." Surely there ought to be some way of reconciling a man's love of feminine charm with sound household budgeting practice. But just offhand we can think of only one sensible compromise: a scissors. And the same implement might be used to scalp tho French designer who has the nerve five years hence to decree that skirts shuld be long again. Message to Malenkov The remarkable 'resiliency of the American economy has been shown once again. Through the Korean war, as through World War II, we produced both "guns and butter," though many gloomy forecasters said each time it could not be done. In the year ended June 30, 1950, five days after the Korean war broke out, this country spent $12 billion on arms. In the year that closed this June 30, our armament outlays totaled .f'M billion. Yet this heavy investment in defense did not come out of our civilian hides. For the total gross national product — the sum of all the goods and services produced in the country — climbed from $28G billion in calendar 1050 to a rate of ?363 billion this June. Obviously the full story for 1953 is not told. A "rate" is not a year's performance; the pace may not bo maintained. But all signs point to a production record not far off that Indication. In 1950, as in World War II, we feared raw-material shortages. Rut they did not seriously materialize. We have unearthed new supplies of iron and copper, albeit largely on foreign soil. We have also developed new techniques for making better use of the leaner, lower- grade stores still left at home. Moreover, we have sharply boosted capacity in many basic industries like steel, aluminum, machine tools, oil refining, electric power. Most of these industries today can put out far more than ever before, in our history, not excluding World War II. Evidently it is a timid man indeed who prophesies that America's economy is not equal to the burdens of thie troubled age. Let the masters in the Kremlin take sharp note of these statistics; they carry a warning that ought not to be ignored. And for us they carry a bright message of a fuller life to come. His Cup Runneth Over Views of Others Why Cities Prosper Would you rather make a good living In a Jarge city or a better living in a small city? Perhaps If you were a devotee of great orchestras or liked the incessant roar of traffic, you would prefer the large city. But most persons no doubt would prefer a smaller city and a larger income. A U. 5. Census Bureau report shows that the most prosperous communities are the smaller instead ol the great metropolitan centers. What makes a small city prosperous? Well, a fitudy reveals that the top income communities have a common factor, and that is an unusually high proportion of the population earning a livelihood in manufacturing — particularly in durable goods. The Census Bureau report reveals that in the 10 toil-income cities five had fewer than 200,000 population. Only three big cities were In the top 10 and they were Detroit, Chicago and Cleveland, which finished third, sixth and ninth. The Implication here is clear enough. If a community is,built around manufacturers or other healthy Industry, its people do not need to worry because it Is small. — Mattoon (111.) Journal-Gazette. Deadlier Than War In 37 months of fighting in Komi this country has suffered 139,272 combat casualties. Ci these casualties almost 23.00(1 are dead. This is a terrible price to pay for an inconclusive war which may erupt later in even greater carnage. But consider what happened in one year alone on the nation's highways. There were 2,090.000 casualties on the highways last year, and 37.000 of these were deaths. Highway accidents in one year injured more than H times as ninny Americans as were wounded In Korea in three yrars of war. And the death toll in highway accidents last year was M.fJOO above the death toll in Korea. — The Daily Oklanoman. _ow Of The Week Objecting to President Eisenhower's sending food to (lie East Germans, Srn. Jenner said: "The people of East Germany became so hungry that they were willing to fight the Communists wi'.h their bare hands. What do we propose to do? We propose to feed them so that they will not fight communism any more. It is very hard to follow a foreign policy which weaves in and out like'a snake." It. is even harder to follow Jenner's mental processes in this instance. ' -- Memphis iO THEY SAY Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There may bn a law against It by that time. — Laurel uMlss) Lender-Call. * * * One of the many things which can't keep up with the govcrnmoni's spending is revenue from taxes. — Shelby (N. C.) Star. * * * During a bad electrical storm, the mother thought her yoiinu son would be frightened, so she tiptoed info his room ready to comfort him. "What's daddy doing with tho television set now?" — Lamar (Mo.) Democrat. * ' * t The lalesl salorlal word, straight, from New YorK-, is thai suns are slimmer this summer. That is reassuring news indeed we; Jusi thought the men In them were fatter — Nashville Teu- neastau. Peter Fr/son's Washington Column- Nixon Makes Wise Choice; Solons Uninterested in Trip Costing Them Peter Edson he Eisenhower WASHINGTON — NEA)— Probably the most placid man in the United States Senate during the mad, midnight windup session was Vice President Richard M. Nixon. While Sen. Wayne Morse — who is being called. "The Oregon Trailer" — held up adjournment by delivering his final hour - and - fifteen - minute speech against administration's 'give-away" policies, a reporter who peeked over the press gallery •ail saw the vice president was paying no attention to Morse. He vas intently reading n little book, atcr Identified as Edwin Marfc- am's "Lincoln nnd Otht'r Poems." DRUM MAJOR KEFAUVKR At least one other senator was hie to reveal n spark of life on Lhe hist day of the session- It was Sen. Eslos Kefauvcr tD., Tenn.K Three little girls, obviously tour- sts, were waiting for the Senate ubway train In the Capitol ncnt. Each of the girls carried a vootlen baton. When the tall Ten- icssean. came along and saw them, ie borrowed one of the batons and iUt on an impromptu demqnstra- ion of drum-major-type twirling hat astonished everyone on the ilatform. He did it with his left innd, too. Shaggy Chicken Story In final House debate on President Eisenhower's famine relief Rep. Jamie L. Whittcn (D., Vliss.) raised objections to the Re- jublicnn proposal for giving nway American surpluses, freight prepaid. He illustrated his point with iiis shaggy chicken story: "A young lady called on n rtoc- or nnd said, 'Doctor, you are a sychiatrist, and I want to talk o you about my brother. He thinks ic's a hen. He goes around picking :p things with his teeth. He clucks nd he cnckles and he molts in season nnd he lays eggs.' "The doctor said, 'Young lady, how long has this condition existed?' "She said, 'Twelve ypnrs." "The doctor said, 'Well, why have you waited this long to call a doctor about it?' "She said, 'Doctor, up to now we have had use for the egtjs.' " N'o Fun When You Pay Rep. James E. Van Zandt (R.. Pa.) tried to organize a concres- [ sional recess tourist trip abroad for members of Congress and their wives. His proposal was that the congressmen should pay all their own expenses, for a change, instead i of trying to cook up some excuse j for an investigation trip that would i saddle the taxpayers with the cost. But no congressman showed any interest in this kind of an arrangement, so the idea was dropped. Self-Sponsored Jaunt Freshman Republican Congress- m a n Stuyvesant Wainright, II, from New York's first district, has been trying to wangle a trip to Korea during the congressional adjournment, but will propably end up paying his own way. Representative Wainright's committee assignments are Education and Labor, Merchant Marine and Fisheries. There didn't seem to be anything in those fields that needed investigating in Korea. During World War II this now 32-year-old congressman commanded First Army OSS troops in France, nnd won five battle stars. Double-Check Junket One junket at public expense will be the South American trip, to be made by a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee under Rep. Donald L. Jackson (R.. Calif.i. The President's brother. Dr. Milton Eisenhower, nnd Assistant Secretary of State John M. Cabot hate Just returned from getting everything straightened out in South America, but the .congressmen will now see for themselves, and take six weeks to do it. "Competitors," He Says Deputy Secretary of Defense Roger M. Kyes has rapidly learned nil t h e Pentagon gobbledygook used in government administration. but he still sticks to one expression from his automobile-building days. He calls (he Russians, "our competitors." nnd he wants to know what they've got that we haven't? You'd Get Lost, Too There's one other, postscript story to come out of Defense Secretary C. E. Wilson's recent picnic for the military top brass, held at Quantico, Va. It's about tb n two trenprntv— classmates at- West Point — who got together for a private nninion. after having, boon separaird over five years. All this time they had both been assigned to the Pentagon. Antitrust Troubles Judge Stanley N. Barnes, assistant attorney general in charge of the.antitrust division, has just returned from an inspection trip of the eight anti-trust field offices in the Doctor Says— By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M.D Written for NKA Service A question received from Mrs. Q. raises a rather complicated question concerning diabetes. She writes: "I have been told that if a parent has diabetes, the fluid or children would have diabe'es, nl- ,,, especially if one of the parents has to receive insulin. My husband was taking insulin When \ve married and still Is. Now wo have ft son two years old who sopnis perfectly normal. Will he have diabetes, loo? Is U nn inherit^ disease or can it be obtained only through one's diet?" In reply to this question, it is generally considered thnt diabetes is an Inherited disease; n family history of diabetes ran be obtained in about one-quarter of all those who nrc known to have it, However, the way in which diabetes is inherited prob.ihly means <»' ri\ l l »o r > v i v;v T p onlv MW\U one child in four would have diabetes U cue parent U«» the diaeasa and the other is not rnrryinR' any tendency In that direction. If both parents have diabetes, one might expect nil tin- children to hnve it also, though this is not always borne out, by experience. The question of taking insulin probably does not enter in. and quite likely Micro is no more- chance of a child becoming diabolic if the parent is taking insulin or if he is not. Mrs. Q.'s .son should be examined from lime to time, but it will do no £rn,id to worry about Ms chances of di>vplopiii(f the disease. Other Fnrlnr.s There nre other (hings besides heredity which enter into the development of din betes. Most important from the practical .standpoint is that overweight greatly increases the chances of developing dinbete,s. Another fnrior. which hns to do with the development of diabetes Is so-called "nerve strain." The Ire- various parts of the country. Since taking office in mid-April, Judge Barnes has had to familiarize himself with the 130-odd pending antitrust suits and other cases under investigation. He has not yet named his top staff, and his visit to the field offices was to see whether they should be reorganized. Much of the time in recent weeks has also been spent on setting up Attorney General Herbert Brown- j ell's new national committee to I study the anti-trust laws, looking 1 toward their possible revision. Membership of this committee Will be announced at the American B'ar Association meeting in Boston, at the end of August. Selection of this committee has already stirred up one row in the , announcement by Col. Harry A. [ Toulmin of Dayton, Ohio, author of a .six-volume treatise on "The Antitrust Laws." He would not serve on the committee. His reason: Unnamed interests were trying to pack the committee w>lh lawyers representing big business, and small business would be neglected. Department of Justice replied that when Colonel Toulmin was in Washington, seeking appointment to the committee, lie was assured that the into-rests of all sections of the economy would be surveyed. Costly Draft Dr. John A. Hannah, Assistant ! Secretary of Defense for Mnnpow- ! er, admits that while present draft I policies will permit a saving of j money this year, they will end up j by costing the taxpayers much j more in the long run. j About 560.000 men will have to i be drafted next year, if the U. S. .armed forces are to be maintained at 3,400.000 strength. This draft will replace the second big batch of Korean war draftees to be discharged. It will mean boosting draft quotas from the present 19,000 to 23,000 men a month to something like •15,000 or 46,000 men a month next year. It would have been more effi- , cient and more economical, says ! Dr. Hannah, to average out the draft quota at between 30.000 to i year period. The ups and downs of | the draft calls cost the taxpayers i 35,000 a month over the whole two- j because they necessitate idle faci- ; lilies during the down periods and j extra equipment for the up periods. • The whole military situation looked so good right now, however, I that it was decided to handle it ! the expensive way. quoncy of the disease is highest (among persons who'are under.tcn- i .sion in their work, but perhaps this factor in the development of diabetes is overshadowed by the fact that most-such people tend to overweight and come from sedentary wnlks of life. Certainly, a child who has family connections "with diabetes should be watched particularly carefully, and great care should be used to avoid putting on fat. Otherwise, there nre probably no active steps which need to be taken. •JACOBY ON BRIDGE Held Cards Will Give You Good Tip By OSWALT) .IACOUY \Vri!t">i 'or NKA Service When your opponent makes the opening lead, you naturally study the card that was led to see what you can find out (rom It. Did you Erskine Johnson IN HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD —(NBA— Exclusively Yours: It's more than concern about her stork date that brought Patrice Wymore back to the U.S.A. The long-expected rift between Pat, who's scheduled to become a mother in November, and Errol Flynn took place in Italy a few weeks ago and Plynn, it's rumored, has asked the dancing star to give him his freedom! Pat is now in Salinas, Kansas, with her parents and is on the verge of hysteria, according to a close Hollywood friend who spoke to her on the telephone just the ever reflect on the fact that some times you can find .out more from what was not led? In today's hand West led the five of clubs. The lead didn't soern to mean much: West had merely led the unhid suit. But there was a vital clue in what West, had failed to lead. East took tne first trick with the ace of clubs and returned the seven of clubs. West played the king of clubs to cover South's jack, and dummy ruffed. • How should South continue? It isn't very convenient to get to the South hand to begin the diamonds. Perhaps declarer should plan to begin the diamonds from the dummy (either at once or after drawing some trumps): for such a plan would succeed if the diamonds were 2-2 or If the ace happened to drop a singleton king or queen. But South is guided to the right line of play by the fact that I have mentioned a couple of times al- NOKTH (D) *AK84 WKQ9S » A963 46 WEST EAST A Q 10 8 7 62 AJ ¥4 ¥10865 II AK105 + AQ97432 SOUTH 4>53 V AJ72 • J 10852 *J8 North-SrJth vul. North Eut South Wat 1 » Pass IV 1 * 2 A Pass 3 » Pass 4V P»ss Pass Pass Opening lead— 4 J ready. West had not led his king of clubs, so he hadn't started with the king-queen of that suit. West hadn't led the queen of spades but had chosen to lead away from the king of clubs. It was highly probable, therefore, that West didn't h&ve spades headed by Q-J-10. This was highly significant. West had 'bid on a broken spade suit, with the king of clubs as side strength — and what else? Obviously West had diamond strength, and perhaps a singleton somewhere. In short. South can practically read the entire hand if he uses every scrap of information at his disposal. And then the winning line of play is quite clear. After ruffing the second club In dummy, declarer cashes the king of hearts and leads a low heart to his jack. West's spade discard is not a bit unexpected. South leads the jack of diamonds, intending to let it ride if West plays low. West should cover with the queen of diamonds, and dummy wins with the ace. Dummy then returns a diamond, and it doesn't matter whether East' ruffs or allows his partner to win. South can simply use the diamonds as a way of making East ruff, and he can easily bring in the game from that point on. other day. , Deborah Kerr and Tony Bartley have finally decided to apply for American citizenship. "We know that we will be living in this country from now on." Deborah told me. "We've given deep thought to it and know that we want to be American citizens." Huntington Hartford, the grocery chain millionaire. Is putting up the dough for "Noa Noa," the film biography of Paul Gauguin that will star Vittorio Gassman as the famous artist and Franchesca di Scaffa as a Tahltian planter's daughter. Dorothy Dandrldge, a big hit In Bio de Janeiro, denies reports in the Negre press that she will re- wed Harold Nicholas. SHE'S ENGAGED HELEN O'CONNELL is wearing an engagement sparkler from Andy Mclntyre,, Marilyn Maxwell's x, and all legal questions concerning the future of Helen's children have been settled with her ex, Cliffcrd Smith. "We're all square away," Andy told me at his new West Los Ante c 1 e s restaurant, The Falcon. "We'll be married in September." Liz Taylor and Michael Wilding are weary of denying the new flood of stork rumors and Liz is bored with saying, "I wish it were true." The grapevine is spelling it out that Liz gives the performance of her career, topping even "A Place In the Sun," in her new MOM starrer, "Rhapsody." MGM and Spencer Tracy have settled their hassle about his yea to do Ernest Hemingway's "Old Man and the Sea" as an independent film. Studio has agreed to let Tracy do the film under his own joint banner with Leland released by Leo the Lion. Cameras turn next February when the big fish start running in Cuban waters. John Ford's giving "The Quiet Man" a new release on a hi? screen. screen. Gal reporter in Salt Lake City earlier than expected and caught arrived at Aldo Ray's hotel suite Aldo with his pants, and coat, downstairs at the dry cleaning shop. Aldo did the Interview wrapped in a blanket. 75 Years Ago In Blythevilie Charles Afflick, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. c. W. Afflick, who will return home Thursday after having spent eight weeks at Camp Sapphire, Brevard, N. C.. has won outstanding athletic honors in his division at camp this year. Rodnery Banister returned last night from Fayetteville where he attended the Arkansas Banker! Seminar. The Reverend Passmord preaches a straight road to heaven, but a lot of member! of his congregation find themselves meeting one another on de'ours. Screen Actor Answer to Previous Puzzle Acnoss 1 Screen actor, Charles 6 His name is Charles Ruppert 11 He has portrayed many 12 Papal cape ISCuplike spoons H.Used to lade water from boats ' 16 Mimic 17 Seine 19 Cubic meter 20 Canvas shelter 22 Soak up 2-1 Obtain 25 Compound ether 27 E.xpungcrs 30 Ventilate 32 Measure of cloth 33 Fijh eggs 34 Body of water 35 Boy's -.vagon 39 Musical study 43 Worthless table scrap 44 Diminutive of Lillian 46 Strays , 47 Consumed i50 Unexploded 1 bomb . 52 Obtained ' 53 Trapped 55 Hydrocarbon 57 Woodland patch SSr-lly 159 German cily CO Professions DOWN 1 Hangs in Jold: 2 Rat 3 Entire 4 Sharp 5 Worms 6 Tennis stroke 7 Ages 8 Manner of walking . 9 Assert lOOgler 13 Tardy 15 Hols flax 18 Pedal digit 21 Dions ot eye fluid 23 President (ab.) 26 Tumult ' 28 On the sheltered side 29 Laminated rock 31 Stagger 35 Mine shaft huts 36 Citrus fruit 37 Perfumes 38 Disencumber 40 Pressing 41 Male bees 42 Royal Italian family namo 45 Ghastly 48 Love god 49 Firn I 51 Low sand hill j 54 Low haunt •'; 56 Light brown i I 1 1

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