The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 26, 1940
Page 6
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l»AGB SIX Br,YTHEYTT,LE (ARKJ cotramn NEWS Quest For Death Lack Of Money Slows Rebellion In The Holy Land iiv MII.TOM mioxNT.rt XEA Service Slulf Carmponilcnl LONDON/ April 2C— Palestinian Arabs have now ceased their war of murder, .pillage nnd terrorism in | the. Holy Lftnil almost completely because: ' <<;' I—They are busy wllh their crops. 2—Money from German sources lias c-fased to limtnec the rebellion. 3—T}ie European 'WOT finds the .sympjitlite.'i of most Arabs, like 'the Palestinian Jews, with the allies. These fncljs were given me by a British official whose duties took him to the Holy Land anil who had opportunities to study the .situation. Even hefore the European war broke out,, the rebellion was being . pretty well squelched. Under the mandate liritnin holds over Palestine, no martial law is allowed. But the British found an out. The High Commissioner for Palestine remained the "top" in all matters except that of public, security. 'Oils was handed to trie nrmy. The army chiefs divided Palestine into a number of areas, each under command of an nrmy man who also had control of the police. BRITISH SET UP MIUTAUY COURTS Military courts were set up in Haifa nuil Jerusalem lo Iry nil cases In which public security WAS threatened. Their judgments" were quick and not subject I" the dp- lays anil appeals connected with civilian courts. This suited Arab mentality. Arabs understand and appreciate quick nnd rough justice. In the main, the rebels did not fight In Inrgc bodies. Small bunds would come lo a neighborhood and either terrorize the Arab villagers Into Joining'them'or hire them bv promise of loot. Gradually the British troops were breaking up these bands because in the various encounters many leaders were shot, fortunately for the British, most, of the Arabs were poor shots. Some of the big shots In the rebellion alivnys managed to escape. One of them sent tills message to the officer in command of one Palestine district: "God does not love you!" The oilicer sent back this reply: "I don't !ino\v how you know!" He then redoubled his efforts to capture the chieftain, but failed I'ACK.OF MONEY SLOWS REBELLION Aside from the loss of local leaders by death or capture, the impetus of the rebellion slowed down because of lack of money and arms Many British officials" were ' convinced Nn?,i money supported (he Arabs in Palestine. But working with France, which controls Syria Britain stopped, (he flow of money and arms. The fad that, most of the Arabs are small farmers and the present months are needed 'for plowing also contributed to peace About June and July, they will reap their harvests. Great has been manifested in western countries thai a Palestinian army labor rorp.-; Mialnms of a cigarette dons not relieve the tension shown nn tlie face of the lirilish «.;,„,;,„ at the extreme rleM as DC .scans lilt mine-lntlen was. Tin- job he and his companions, shown iiiil-ithiH Ihelr oit-nerdcd life bells, fuinii un u, 0 nm oi ee a.wlp.s.sly.j)sti-ol- small Kniish j»liic.sivec|»rs Is one of the war's most dangerous and least rewarded. Sign the New Register at the Ritz FRIDAY MCKIE COOPER-BEIIY FIELD Also Selected Shorts SATURDAY Also Comedy *t ROXY FRIDAY & SATURDAY Also Comedy' & Serial A mountainous pillnr of smoke * ----- +•,• |j*ui n.n.,1 a njKjijtuuiuui, momenlnry tombstone for n death-laden German mine harmlessly exploited by British ,,avy. Picture, one of first, to bo released, shows of equipping Allied ships with '"de-CSiuisslng" device to protect them from Nazi-sown magnetic mine fields. was formed in which both Jews and Arabs enrolled voluntarily, it is explained here Hint, despite all the German money ant! German broadcasts,, Ihe Moslems arc aiitl- Ilitleiv lie has talked so much abrna Inferior races that they rent- him. Despite their fights with Ihe Jews, Ihe Arabs remember Hint they also are Semites. Forty of the 80 known species of pine grow in North America. Woman Collects Compacts KINGSTON, Mass. tUP) — To most women a compact is a necessity, but to Mrs. Edward Randall it is a hobby. She lias uboul 200 viinity cases of all shapes and sizes, with and without am! with and without puffs. handles powder As late as the 18th century goldsmiths commonly acted as bankers. UmJcrg o c s Experiments 1 esls By Second School; Association Wilson high school, one of the four high schools in Eastern Arkansas, all members of the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges, which -were selected to be evaluated this year according to a new experiment be- conducted hy the association Stalin Can Collect His Royalties Like Americans Collect In Russia FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 1f>40 By I'AVL FKKittKN'S United J'JMS fjlaff Coimiioylcnt A check wa.s ready today for ,loe Stall)), representing royalties on his new booh lie hasn't heard about. Joe probably won't like It but lie must, come to the United States to get his money. The book is ".Stnlln'.s Kampf," edited by M. II. Werner and just published by iiowcll, Soskhi and company, New York. It Is a collection of Just about everything important the Russian diclntor has ever written or said publicly. Wherefore the publishers are will- Ing to pay Stalin—the soviet way. They've so written the dictator. "We will (jay you those royal- lies," said (lie publishers In a letter to the Kremlin, "on exactly the same basis as the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics pays royalties other the United States, im- rtawnl this "lest" this week. Helena, Sttitlfarl and Mnr'laima are the other .schools selected for this evaluation experiment which Is expected lo prove far-reaching in educational circles-. Progress made by these schools which have «ieli set up n s O v:n pattern of education Is decided by spcelnl committees of superintendents and principals from other towiw who visit, the schools and pass judgment upon these programs. At Wilson, the- (.'valuation was finished yesterday after four days of intensive checking by a committee of M. R. Owens, state super-' visor of secondary education, Litlle liock; T. D. Wilkins, superintendent of the schools :a Luxora; C. M. fiiaf* superintendent at Kelser; J, L, Taylor, of the state Department of Education, Little Rockfw. D. McClurkin, superintendent.' at filythcville; J. If. Bognn, principal of the Pnragould High School; W. W. Baker, superintendent at Marion; J. w. Hfiwley, principal of i the Forrest City High School, and I V. L. Huddlcslon, principal of the Arkndelphia High School. Wilson high school has a 15- standard program set up which was cheeked, and the report of which will be turned over lo the North Central Association. Carl| Bird is superintendent. j This activity, said to be one of' the greatest steps forward made in secondary school education in Arkansas, is a judging not altogether on the physical aspects of education as it wns ,uudcr the old system of rating. The school library, chapel programs, student organizations hi school affairs, and curriculum arc points included in the new experiments. The , Marianna school was the first visited, having been evaltfsted Jnsl week, and the Helena "school „ will be next with a committee going Osceolt > and Forrest City and was there May n io evaluate that llke<1 60 wc " that il wns decided school. The Sluttgnrt school will l ° adopt il more extensively this be visited Inler next month, it is •niderstood. ' '- : ^R The idea wns carried out Inst. vr-'a'r for the first time on schools at Authors, moreover, could spend their money only in a few shops —the commission shops, run 0:1 a non-gold basis. American authors In Russia, sire, usually published in editions of 25,000 copies. Most, popular are Upton Sinclair, Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, Euge.-ie O'Neill and ,1,14* Ixindon. Dreiser Das collected "only minute pail of his royalties," The same Is true of Sinclair. O'Nfill extremely well liked in Russia has collected nothing. John Dos Passes, Mary Hcaton Vorse and E. S. Cmnmlngs went, over to collect part of their royalties In rubles. JOE WON'T BK I'LKASKI) Now It's it Russian's turn to collect. Frankly, the publishers lion'i expect, Joe to like it. As a matter of fact they point out in their letter that payment is not legally re- cholco bit he is supposed lo have dropped one summer nfghl in 1023, opening his heart lo D/erzlilnsky and Knmencv: "To choose one's victim, to pro- pure one's plans minutely, lo slake un Implacable vengeance, and then to so lo bod. . . , rtirn is nothing sweeter in tlip world." come to the United States at any time and collect those royalties in dollars and spend those royalties in llils country." KEDS TASTE OWN iUKDIClNE So the Soviet chickens come home lo roost. For years the Russians have been trnnslatin; publishing foreign books, liiul often without so much ns permission or notiflcatioivof the authors or publishers. ; If an author wanted his money he would have to go to Russia, where he would be paid in rubles which could not be taken put of the country. I Wert Ontometrist , '"HE MAKES 'EM SEE".! *j Over Joe Isaacs' Store ', Phone 540 ;-.' LISTEN TO KLCN = THE HOUSE OF MEADi A new Soft Straw that IIo to your head! The KANAKA A smart new straw that is already making many a persona! appearance in this man's town! Two quick, fingertip facts tell you why. it's zephyr-light . . . it's unbelievably comfortable I We'll wager you'll be more than a little sorry when you have to pack it away on Labor Day. The price is another reason why we should see and serve you soon . . . only 50 Others SI.95 lo S5 As Usual the Best Values Are Always at MEAD'S year. quired, as the content of (lie book- Is public property and therefore not protected by American copy- Joe won't like some of the quotations either. For instance, this JJcltvcrs Yonr BEAUTYREST MATTRESS HUBBAPD FURNITURE CO. Flat Feet No Longer Balk Army Recruits BUFFALO. N. Y. <l/l>>—Rye and tM'th defects have replaced flat feel as a major cause of rejecting iipplicaiit.s for enlistment in military services here. This is ngrrerl by non-commissioned officers In charge r>f Buffalo's Army, Navy and Maiinc Corps recruiting stations. "We don't, get one in SO with flat feet now," First Sergt. Ralph W. Canington, U.S.M.C., explained, "although that used to be one of the inajor causes of rejection dur- le the .World War. "Weak vision and an inadequate number of .sound teeth reject many applicants now." low fovynsrnfm : with a 'l nnd guitar. •.,,, •'•' <' Edwards wnlke'd. about six miles of the 1,000-mllc round trip. Eu<< route to Washington he spent only W cents, eating sandwiches he had put up before leaving Temple. In Washington he .had his first rlile on a street car and insisted on running up the steps Inside Washington Monument. A clgaret factory . In ' Persia has a capacity of 12,000,000 cigaret.s rolled daily. Head Courier New.i want au», I J. L. GUARD Optometrist Only Graduate Optometrist In .Blythewille. Glasses Fitted Correctly I Hitch-Hiker to Capital Keeps Expenses Down TEMPLE, N. 11. (UP)—Harold i'dwards, n, hitch-hiked to Wash- nsjton, spent several days in the capital aivj returned—all for $:i/!5. Sen. Charles W. Tobey was hosl to the youth, who arrived un- innounced and .serenaded his fel- SPECIAL? 1/3 More for Ihe same money Johnson's Wax and Clio-Coat SHOUSE-HENRY HARDWARE CO. Phone 35 Hlylhevilte Gasoline At 8TATK LINK PRICES (i Gals, for §1.00 JOYNER OIL CO. At lied Top Gin U. S. Highway 61, North Good?..They're GREAT,! « fOUND ESSO 10 G1VI BEST Milt ACE AND PERFORMANCE. BY AC1UA1 TEST )> SUSSSU BARH4M " BIYtHEVIllE. €sso fsso EXTRA I FIND ESSO EXmFARSUPEHIOPt .TO OTHER GASOUNES... I GET SMOOTHER P£»FO«- MANCE...ACr.£UMTION |S M. WAYS GOOD.» *. M. HA*«I5, NO. lini€ HOCK R.«. 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