The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1953 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 22, 1953
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 1953 Cot* twin vs. Khocfcol uriun (OM ronwr T*t i\"»v«wiw»™i» Are Americans Ashamed of Own Music? By HERB ALTSCIIULt WASHINGTON tfl-Why is It, the conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra asked today, that Americans would rather listen to "third grade foreign music" to irma gittuc kyiv,& ~-.~ .ijjj y le pasi ( wnen j, anuouuuuu «h«n wperlor works by Americans (h( , progrilmSi pc0 ple would call composers? "It's something I just can't fig- ar« out," Howard Mitchell said in an Interview. "Cole Porter Is . much better than Khachatur- It's because of this feeling about American music, Mitchell said, A-Scientists Dent Get All The Glamor Extra-Nuclear Physicists Have Glitter Also KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Atomic scientists are the glam- or boys today with their awesome progress on H-bomb destruction and the unfolding potential of almost unlimited power for peaceful work. But there is glitter too in the Jield of extra-nuclear physicists —scientists who explore outside the hearts of atoms In the mysterious spaces where electrons zoom In crazy patterns at fantastic speeds. , And their research promises to harness the elements even closer to man's needs in the world of tomorrow. : In fact, some of the 54 scientists from 14 nations meeting in this ancient capital of Japan with their Japanese hosts say that in the long run extra-nuclear physics , may be more valuable to mankind than .atomic energy. Ever hear of custom-made chemistry? Non-stop electricity? A group of the scientists informally discussed their specialties out- «lde the closed meeting: "Looking into the future, we may someday be able to put all of chemistry on a prescription basis." eald Prof. C. A. Coulson of the University of Oxford, England. "We could decide just what we want the chemical to do— "Its effect on industry would -be Incalculable." As a mathematician, Coulson made long and complicated chemical calculations predicting the qualities of a half dozen hitherto unsuspected anesthetics. They were made and performed exactly i as predicted. Prof. John Burdcen of the University of Illinois said: "We have now discovered something we cail super-conductivity •— or electricity without friction. "When we get temperatures down as low as we can get them, close to absolute at 213 degrees below zero centigrade, we cnn start an electrical current flowing In a ring of wire. "Then we take the original electrical impulse away—and the current keeps going around and iround. "If we could keep our power lines chilled close to absolute zero, what an advantage that would be! It Is like starting water flowing with a pump, stopping the pump and having the water keep right on flowing." that he is not announcing In advance the names of the selections on his orchestral programs this season. Mitchell put it this way: "In the past, when I announced up to ask whether the Gershwin or the Creston or the Copland selection would be before or after intermission. "The implication was clear. They didn't want to hear the American composition and were going to pass up that part of the concert." These people, Mitchell said, "have the idea, that all American music is hard on the ear and filled with dissonance. Actually, though, our music is much easier to listen to than a lot of material they seem to like." The conductor singled out as examples the wrote for the music. Cole Porter Broadway success, Low Farm Prices Due to Exports Cuts, USDA Says WASHINGTON Wl — The Agriculture Department says farm prices are down and farm surpluses are up because of a big postwar decline in the amount of U. S. farm goods sold abroad. The department reported that farm exports during the year which ended July 1 totaled $2,800,000,000 in value — 30 per cent below the preceding year and 20 per cent below the average of the past five years. The report said the export decline came while domestic consumption was high and production was a record level. Reduced export, It said, "caused agricultural orices to 'all and larger stocks of our principal farm oroducts to accumulate," So far as is known, there are ..o real original copies of either the Old Testament or New Testament of the Bible in existence. 'Kiss Me, Kate," and the popu-« lar Oayne Suite, with Its Saber Dance, by the Russian, Aram Khachaturian. "Why anyone would rather listen to the Saber Dance over 'So in Love Am I' escapes me completely," Mitchell said. "Beethoven. Mozart and Bach are some others I can understand, but how many composers are there like them?" Mitchell remarked that In Europe a conductor builds his concerts around his native music. "A German or an Italian or A Frenchman or a Russian will play 90 per cent native works." he said. "Here, we're lucky if we can get in 10 per cent American music." Mitchell, 42, has been conductor of the National Symphony nearly five years. He Is a cellist whose musical education began In his home town of Lyons, Neb. "In a country where we are so proud of our mechanical and scientific achievements, we actually seem ashamed of our musical accomplishments," he remarked. "IT just doesn't seem to make sense." Of course, the conductor said, there are many concertgoers who relish American selections "once they hear them." "Tile problem is to get them to listen," he snid. and that is why he Isn't going to tip his programs beforehand. LITTLE L/Z— Nobody likes o gossip, but it's funny how many people like to listen to one. ®ntx» FUEL OIL G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. 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Robblns asserted he had priority, and added: It's the beavers. He said the animals had built dams between his ISrm and Mary of the water during low river stages. \tnuny wwwnvtn ui^ iaiin uiui iviai/ •*"« •* «-•* — ville and those dams can stop most 000 germs Germ Carrier Loads of between 20,000,000 and 40,000,000 germs are not uncommon for the average house fly, but It usually carries about 1,000,- (Si SHi e^js Sf ** y Northeast Arkansas OPENS TONIG AT THE BLYTHEVILLE FAIRGROUNDS GATES OPEN 4 P.M. GATES OPEN A P.f UNITED EXPOSITION SHOWS ON THE MIDWAY • RIDES • GAMES • FUN GALORE EXHIBITS • VARIETY ACTSt FINE STOCK • AUTO RACES TOMORROW IS JUDGING DAY FOR FREE TICKETS TO THE GRAND STAND SHOWS VISIT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FIRMS Swift & Co. lilytheville Fertilizer Co. Lee Wilson & Co. Arkansas Grocery Co. Mississippi County Electric Co-Op Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. Ark-Mo Power Co. Hubhard Hardware Co. Hubbard Furniture Co. The L. K. Ashcraft Co. lilytheville Cotton Oil Co. 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