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FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1942 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,), COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Air Raid Would Be Just A Free Show To Blase Yorkers, Says Expert Her Dead Daddy Won If gS££~ \Vaiiress('«-frbm a'Times Square restaurant give a. preview of Miss New York's reaction to air raids. Emotions, left to right: derision, . . anger and'until her makeup is on, straight—indifference. •NEW YORK, <NEA>—Most New * Yorkers fully expect treir city to be. bombed before .'the war is over. If it comes," can the 7,649,000 Gothamiles "take it"? Dr -Thomas L. Garrett, nationally noted psychologist nods a vigorous "yes!". Dr. Garrett's qualifications to judge are 'particularly apropos. A World 'War 1 flyer, he is now treating aspiring flying cadets who have been repected by the Air Corps for lack of emotional stability (scare: SCO youths rehabilitated, all flying now). After 25 years of treating rank-and-file New York for various big city-acquired phobias Dr. Garrett believes they react to the peril of falling bombs with an "icy .calmness" eclising even that of the British. Their apathy, he adds, may actually embarrass or hinder work of rescue battalions. THEY WON'T DUCK FOR COVER ''Will JSiew - Yorkers- dart, for the safety of a subway kiosk when raiders appeal"? 'Never. They'll scramble for high perches where they can see the show. Expert Traotor Tire Vulcanizing! Don't wailh until the last minute to have your Tires Repaired—C'onie in NOW - - Materials Limited! Blyiheville Tire Co. Highway Gl North — Phone "They're impulsive,- overly-curious, phlegmatic. They brave snow, sleet, crushing crowds and hours of pandemonium to see a street parade. In times if disaster—and in fires and accidents each year, "the city has the equivalent of 100 aerial bomb blasts—crowds defy danger from toppling buildings. They fight to get through fire or police lines. "Add to this the nerve-wracking din of continuous traffic, crushing mental tension of subway rushes.. .and the fight to exist. No, these people will take to an air raid like ducks to .water. Typical examples of how Yorkers will react? "Let's consider the traffic'cop in the Times Square Zone. A gracious soul despite New Year's Eve jams, heckling hack drivers and tinhorn bandits, he'll guard his post like a stancheon. Flinch at bombs? Wot he! But he may sneak a look skyward and grin. RAIDS WON'T BOTHER 1IACKIES "The city's H38,OOO^taxietrtr drivers- Remember the Paris Taxi Corps? Well, the New York hack man hasn't a drop - of emotion in his veins. He's cynical, a wizard at repartee, softie at heart and invaluable in times of catastrophe. His close professional brother- under-the-skin is the skipper of the ferry boat. The ferry captain, with a streak of naval lore under his' bredst, will watch the raid with clenched fist. ..and wish for a gun. ' — ' "This pre-view would. not be complete without including Miss Prim—typical office girl. Well, she'll simple get the thrill of her young life. You can bet, ..however, that before she joins the crowd to see the spectacle, she'll have been Army, Navy And Marines Reward Work Of Mississippi County Fighters OSCECLA, Ark.. April 17.-Capt. •Frank Crittendon, who is with the engineering corps at Craig Field, Stlnia, Ala., has been promoted to the rank of Major, according to word received by Mrs. Crittendon's parents. Mr. ana Mj-s. Charles (F. Hale of Nodena. Mrs. Crittendon is the former Miss Mary Sue Wale. Major Crittendon is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, 'Henry Clay Hampsor., only son on Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Hampson of Nodena Plantation, will receive his commission in the Air Corps within a few weeks at Thunderbird Field, Phoenix. Ariz. Known lo his classmates in Wilson as "Sonny," young Hamj>son attended the Southeast Missouri Teachers College at Cape Giradeau, 'Mo., before enlisting. Lieut. Charles E. Sullenger hns been transferred from his field in Florida to San Francisco from where he will be sent overseas within a few weeks. Lieut. Sullenger, a former student at the University of Tennessee and Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, is a navigator in the Army Air Corps. Truman F. -Langston of Osceola also received his wings at Keesler Field, Biloxi, Miss., last week. Langston's parents live west of O'iceola on highway 40 Aviation Cadet Monroe Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee •Maxwell of Osceola, received his wings at King City, CaL, three •weeks ago. Maxwell made his first Little English girl, shows her cousin the medal posthumously awarded her father, a captnin. in the merchant navy, who threw •overboard an uncxplodccl bomb that landed on his ship. Bandaged Beauty Half Moon News !iv<> All Day While the men of the Methodist 'luirch were completing the con- tructton of the Sunday School oonis and the auditorium, tho vomen of the Church who uru numbers of the Woman's Society )f Christian Service, prepared u •hicken dinner for the men and leard v. program after wards. Mrs. B. p. Gay wn.s leader of the which was given in tluj • HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS ifternoon. All the members took )art. Included in the uue.sts wore the Rev. E. O. Ha nee, pastor, and Mrs. Him re. J. W. Poff and family spent I ho week end in Mountain View with Ills daughter. Mrs. Bill Youny. Mi*, and Mrs. W. E. (.'rows of Ashport, Tenn., visited Mr.s. Jane, Burnes over tho week end. Mrs. Barnes, who hn.s been ill, is some- 4 what improved, Mr. and Mrs. Eli-ln Dlxon, of 'Paris Editor Tells Of French Collapse A new word of this war Is "Gimme," referring to Individuals with hands outstretched to clutch sill in sight, regardless of con- .sequeitceR to the nation. "Deadline"- (Random House: $3) by sPlerrp >L;ujureff, is the sordid story ol; the "Gimmes" of France, whose .selfish' machinations led to the republic's downfall. As editor , o Pnrls-iSolr, La/arcff knew only too well what went on behind the scenes. He hns spared none h this dnunatic book. Worst of the "Gimmes/' read ers must conclude, was the Frencl press itself. Fabulous sums were paid by foreign governments to buy 'the editorial columns of Purl- nvasion of Prance proved that Hitler's friends and* agents*' tyid wen hard at work, for years. Most kmous incident, confirmed by Lazareff, is the. case ' of the elevator operator of 'Paris-Soir itself He stepped from his- humble position into the uniform of a captain in the German army, and immediately took over operation of the paper. near Qsccolu. .spent tin- week in s\&\\ newspapers. Selfish interests the home of Mr.s. IJ I.; h Moot, Mrs, fostered the worst kind of corrup- Dlxon's mother. tlon, with tin; result that the public wus not forewarned of np- proiurhhu? disaster. Lazareff tells ;i bitter, sorrowful story of a na- Kueliler, of Camp Robinson, visited ivlalives and friends Sunday. Louise Mon;:m, of Blythovllle, week end with ''Mary who solo flight on March 20. only 660 clays after enlisting;. Buddie Bowen. oldest son of Mr, and Mrs. Clem Bowen. who is in the Air Corps, was .selected one of a group of 50 to attend the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla.. from which he will graduate in June.. (Millard Tompkins. older son of. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Tompkins, who lias been stationed at Scott Field, Belleville, 111., is now an aviation cadet and recenty transferred to Santa Anna. Cal. Another brother, •Frank Tompkins, is in the Army Medical Corps, and expects lo leave for the West Coast .within a few days. Billie Nicholson, son of Mi's. J. G. Gough, has been promoted to corporal and assigned to the U. S. 'Marine 'Post Quartermaster office, Parris Island, S. C. A gaduate of Draughons Business College. Nashville. Tenn., Nicholson enlisted Oct. G. Malcolm Cagle. son of Mrs. K. •J. Kearney, enlisted April. 9, and is now at Fort Oglethorpe,' Ga. Rex Potter of Paragould, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potter of that city has been commissioned second lieutenant in. the Engineer Corps. Mrs. Potter Is the former 'Miss Virginia Driver of Osceola, a sister of Mrs. Thoma P. Florida. T. C. Wingfield,- former band instructor, in the Osceola and • Luxora schools, is in the ordnance Department at Fort Benning, Ga. Mr. •Wingfield also taught band (ifc Keiser two years. Ensign Laud his P. Wilkes, who has spent the past two months spi-iu tho and Mario Gosnell News I Ins lihtliilay Pm-ly C. IE. May. of (.Josnell, celebrated his (HM.h birthday Sunday, was .surprised with ii party fiiven by his children ut hi* home. There were 20 pro.sent (or the | affair. Following dinner, tlu 1 iiiido pictures. 'Mr. 'May is the father ol" I 1 , L, Miiy of New 'Liberty, Frank Muy of Half Moon and Mrs. .1. R. >!' Lutes Corner. tion misled. Graphically, too, the leaders whose names made news are ix>rtniycd. Pierre Laval, ambitious, yraspiny, shrewd horse- l.rudor. played both ends against the middle, witn ills nation as a pawn in the game In which he c;levoly fostered his own climb to fame. Otto A'betz, so poor that his wife hud to write *icr lamlly for castoff clothing for her children, was .promised riches and igretit honors it he would become Hitler's agent in Paris. Ho had connections in France-- connections, which led to Pierre Laval, and now Abet/, Is boss of Pnris. Acts -immediately following the Yarbro Honor Roll Is Announced Today Yarbro School honor roll for the second six weeks of the term was announced today; Students named to'it are as follows; Eighth grade—Rex Griffin, Betty Lois Defoor, Lillian Bunch, Martha Ann Bunch; seventh grade —Sylvia Swain, Bernice Turaage. Third -grade — Joahn Whittle, Tommy Craig, Lucreta Bunch, Peggy Jo Freeman; second grade- Barbara. Ann Johnson, Francis Robinson, Millie Ann Mallory, Daisy Belle Pennington, Ellis Ray Swain; first grade—Linda Bunch, Jo Alice McGuire, Betty Henson. George Franklin Henson received honorable mention. Almost 30,000,000 young people attend oublie. schools'In thf IJnUed r e "°, h States.' big * for all occasions Personalized Service THE FLOWER SHOP Phone 491 Glencoe Hotel Bldg. No Helen of Troy, "Qucenic" has a face which Englishmen hope may launch a lot of ships. Knocked from her pedestal m a parade supporting Warship Week in the English Mxliands. the "Beauty Queen of - Bosworth" promptly hod her wounds dressed and returned to her task of helping to raise money for more ships. at the .Radio School, Noroton Communications Heights, Conn.. bursting bombs can keep the New York woman from appearing her BOURBON HIGHEST QUALITY tradition left Keiser Monday for San Fran- •cisco where he will be stationed a few weeks. Ensign Wilkes and Mrs. Wilkes spent last'week with her parents. C. M. -Dial, superintendent of Keiser Schools,. anu Mrs. Dial. Mr. and Mrs. Dial accompanied them 1 to Memphis Monday afternoon. ter, Miss Edith Martin, of Houston, Mass., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Maddox and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Walker and family, of "Memphis, visited relatives here over the week end. (Mrs. Henry Neal and children of Holland, Mo., are visiting Mr.s. Neal's parents. Mr. and Mr.s. D. Garratt. Dogs have been man's friend for some 50,000 years, ns indicated by ancient cave drawings. Read Courier News want ads. U. S. LEGISLATOR New Liberty News Downing-Garratt Rites Announced Mr. and Mrs. D. Garratt announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Opal Garratt, to Raymond Downing. The ceremony was solemnized Dec. 8 at Caruthersville, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Williams and children, Robert and Billy, of Memphis, were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C, Williams. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Coin spent unday at Wilson with Mrs. Coin's sister, Mrs. Bagwell, and family. Mrs. Finley Perkins returned Saturday from Walls Hospital where she underwent an appendectomy recently. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Williamson have returned to Memphis after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Maddox and family. Mrs. Williamson's niece, Sandra Carol Jarratt, accompanied them for a week's visit. Mrs. Joe A. Martin and daugh- HOR.IZONTAL 1,4 Pictured member of U. S. Congress. 111 Painful. 2 Horseback game. 3 Consent. 5 Bind. 6 Teacher. 8 Obtains. .9 Within. 20 Parent. 21 Relieves. 23 Matching group. Answer to Previous Puzzle Copr. 1941 Glcnmorc Distilleries Co. Incorpwaied, Louisville, Ky. POUR GLENMORE..YOU GET MORE AUTO LOANS NO INDOKSEIS NEEDED 1936 and later model cars Repayments On Easy Terms [Borrow SIM .. Pay S7.30 Month], Borrow S1SO .. P, y 10.35 Monlrl , Borrow S200 .. Pay 14.60 Month!) I Borrow S400 " E* wilo Monlhly I (15 Month Plan) | COXMERCIIL CREDIT PUR MCORNMTEfi (An mJuslrial Loan InstiMion) j Lynch BuiMmi. 32t W . M»in Street Phone: 503 For INSURANCE of all Kinds See G. G. Caudill Agency Glencoe Hotel Bldg;. ph. 2182 Blythevilie, Ark. M E E T ^v N E B A S E A P A L C 0 S S A R O W R T "5s 1 2?.j R E M T I L b Y s" S ~}j _ 1 'V'- w ''.:•• E G H D L E T T U C E C£ H R 1 C E. A M R C t. '•''': 6 L E N E S N S *fr S 1 S ~ R A R f\ S D •y f\ Vii D «?? •''W " /'; 1 & L Zl D A N N A P 0 L 1 ^ '•&_ F E a u i £. 5 %; 0 } 1 T 1 S I mm £Y R O U S E R S W "•p! c i£ '--ii M i; $&> N E EL ill E R S "r^ u A & M R 1 mm 0 A fi L E E T W R Y T 0 N S 10 Comrade. 17 Reference- (abbr.). 20 Place (abbr.). 22 Measure. 24 Soon._ 25 Individual. 27 Wand. 30 Provided. 33 Clean by rubbing. 35 Long fish. 37 Symbol for .sodium. 38 Ocean vessel. 24 Singing yoic'e. 53 Symbol for 2 Mineral rock. 40 Moist. 26 Ascribe, " ~ 28 Music note; 29 Err. 31 .Half an erri. 32 At this time. -57 Seem. erbium. 54 Greek letter. 55 Part of Algeria. 34 Enemy; 36 Noise.'' 39 Novel. 42 Salary. 44 Lieutenant (abbr.). 46 Permit. 48 Part of foot, 50 Lubricant, 52 Tellurium (symbol.). €2 Color. ; :•• 63 Leaf; 65 Tear apart €6 Ship's prison. C7 He is a distinguished* U.S. —-"(pl.)- 10 Restrain. 68 Blood vessel, 11 Moves. 12 Measure. > 14 Compound Connect. ether. 3 Him. 4 Part of skeleton. 5 Place of worship. 6 Hangman's knot. 7 Laughter sound. 8 Ovum. 9 God of war. VERTICAL 41 Roman road. 43 Youthful. 45 Wearies. 47 Beverage. •51 Tardy. 54 Most important. 56 Girl's nickname. 58 For. 59 By. 60 Half ems. 61 Paid notice. 62 Three (prefix) 64 Music note. 66 Exist. Register Now For the Big Fishing Contest PRIZES! $£^% i'l-v'-^' '**=;• Vviv Contest Starts Now - Ends Octobe^lst All contestants must register at our store to become eligibledor P"zes. Fish must be caught with hook and line, fry rod or casting rod^ live or artificial bait. Those caught on trot lines, in seines or rietir wilj^not lie considered. ' , '." X. • • . '.• \ • '..;.;.,*./>..'. , ••-••> Fish must be caught within a 50 mile radius of Blythevilie between now and October 1st, 1942 to be eligible for a prize. 1 $5 $5 $5 $5 For the Biggest Bass! For the Biggest Crappie! For the Biggest Bream! For the Biggest Goggle-Eye! Weighing of any fish submitted for a prize must be done at our store or in the presence of an employe of Hubbard's on approved scales. * Get Ready To Land The BIG ONES! Come in and select your fishing tackle to land the big ones. We are showing a complete line of everything you need for all kinds of fresh-water fii HARDWARE

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