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enls esses Basis is 14 (UP) and Ware- developed ne comprcs each majo | of the state Wade say: Irs of a Ne 111 team wil lick conijires. ]i. This hel A stay Opel Kay.' Wad liy real hel ice the Wa on drnine other stair; Little Hoc ;o been em lie. basis lonipress \vi \ndle cotton _be divided mil Newport. |ss in south- And plants I land will be says that Lxarknna and Isctl liul may • EDSON IN WASHINGTON America's Lunatic;" Fringe >\t. -.- :»«rv i I r of the Rose says cotton Im a 2-l-liour Ihis company Ivtil the cot- limullcd. Fans I) Aid ms i)—The Sen- jino work on Itant to hiisi- |-n it returns , in Novem- > "Vandenberg, | consideration would allow kalian up to •without con- lit, regulations lid Exchange lent provision Ion. lority of the Corporation a peacetime >f bill intro- nes E. Mur- lienator Kcn- s'eb. It would I a lion of the liO to allow it Tans to small 1:1 to provide |itcnt and re- I system, in n Jiairman Rob- f. Y., of the |:y committee, banks guar- nud finan- bsiness enter- lisc the $139,\ of the Fed- Corporation lienirjer banks like industrial uft, R., O., set up a lice insurance •3 Department Ibill, like the Isenate Bank- Iiittce for cou- Jsurc schcdul- vidcs that the | exempt from bill removes Ints and pur- lintrol, leaving Ic state insur- lltlPTI Notes BY VETER EDSON Courier News Washington Corresiioudeiit It was Teddy Roosevelt or some- xidy of that era who gave the name of "The Lunatic Fringe" to the variegated hangers-on who constantly clutter the political scene in minority parties and movements. This year's disclosures by Senate and House campaign Investigating committees and by the Dies Committee reveal that hi the current political campaign the lunatic fringe is more flourishing than It has ever beer bclorc. Not that any of the stlrrcr-uppers called in for questioning have b.-'.'i lunatics. Par from it. Individually they are smart operators, subtle h their approach, convinced of thcii own Tightness, certain that tho alone have the one particular brain of 100 proof Americanism that wil save Hie country from whatever all it. Lump all these selt-appoinlei leaders together, however, and the still constitute political trimming that can test be classified by th generic term of the lunatic frlng t on the tapestry of American life, ll's CHOI' A KECOUD ONE This lunatic fringe is change from one rmadremiium to the lies Since the first World War thci have been the Prohibitionists, tr Liberty Leaguers, the Townsendite the Coughliniles, the various flap ping wings of the Socialist Part the American l,al»r Party, the Far nicr-Laborites, the Progressives, tl America Firsters and the Communists. But this year's parade beats anything seen yet. < Three years out of four, many o[ these outfits arc among the large number of things that. 9!) per cent of the people pay no attention to. Come leap year and election year, however, and they somehow get agniticd out of all proportion to their real unimportance. The Dies Committee, alter saying for a week that over 80 per cent of the members of Sidney Hlllman's National Citizens' Political Action Committee of 141 were affiliated with Communist front organizations, finally comes up with a list of only 58 per cent, or 82 names, and of these only one is listed as an outright member of the Communist Party. He is Langston Hughes, ol New York, n poet. But the Dies report does name 25 organizations which it claims are Red front organizations. Included ii them are a co-operative bookshop ii Washington, the League for American Writers and a lot of other very bush leagues for this or that. And to this fringe there should of coursi be added the score of shirt leader and bnndists rounded up fpr the se dition ,trial in Washington. 1 The House committee investigat ever be heard from again. Siml- rly, the committee has held up to ic light Dr. Edward A. numley id his Committee for Constltution- Governincnt and Joseph V. Kinnp nd his Constitutional Education xjague. There will be others. ' HE "J01NE11" COMPLEX The Senate Campaign Expcmli- .ires Committee, seeking to find out ust how much a presidential clec- ion costs, where the money comes rum and where it goes, will have Is probes dissecting all manner of lolitical parasites. For the great penchant of the American with a pet theory on •hat's wrong with 'the country is to Manila So'tiety—-Personal oln some organ! Hi I ion to fix it. And Mr. nnd Mrs. Robert Klllian and children, Ulxlc Fnye and Uoublc June, spent Wednesday In Memphis. Mrs. Leonard L. Woodruff nnd children, Janice and Gerald, have returned from liakcrsvllle, Mo., whore tliey visited Mrs. Woodruffs mother, Mrs. J. W. Massengulc. Mrs. Harry Harris, Mrs. Eptei Davis and daughter, Wlldn, visited in LJItle Dock this week. Mr. and Mrs. Eniest Korsley have as (heir guests for the week, Tom Morrow and daughters, Miss Ainu Lee Morrow and Mrs. Maudie Gulnes ,qf Luxpni. Mr. ,'niid Mrs,. Hall II. Young am )rioles Want To Play Cards St. Louis Champions Have Not Answered Baltimore Challenge f lie c'un't find a cause that will lit ils'o'wn Ideas he will start n move- nent of his own. This is a country of free speech —the freest in the world, and it s any citizen's Constitutional right to be his own white knight In chromium armor, mounting his hobby horse aud riding off In all directions to tilt his tonsils against the windmills. But corral all these Don Quixotes in one concentration camp and you still wouldn't have more tlian 10 or 15 per cent of the population. Why, then, do we get so excited about them? , All this vigilance isn't wasted. Hitler and Mussolini were minorities at one time, too, nnd look what had to IK done to put them In their places. Checking up on the crackpot minorities is all right, just as long as it doesn't develop into a witch hunt that curbs free speech nd just as long as so much al- ntion isn't given to catching the tile fellows that the big toys In ic two major parties get away with olitical murder. children arrive^ .Thursday from I! Paso, Texas, where they jinvc spell the i>nsl_Iour...months while Mi Young was stationed at Fort lillss '1 exas. tliey wlll'vislt here as guest cf Mrs. Young's parents and ii 1'arasoiild with his mother, Mrs Claude Young. Mrs. Johnnie Homer find sou, Ronald Gene, are spending several days In Flat River, Mo., as guests of her sister, Mrs. Henry Daw and family. Mr. and Mrs. K. N. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith and son have returiiert to their home in St. Louis after a visit a! two-weeks with Mr. nnd Mrs. J. N. Ulllliigcr and Mi', and Mrs. Leonaixl Phillips. They were accompanied home by Mary Ethel Bolllngcr, who will visit Oct. H. CUP)—'nip iiilltniorc Orioles and HuHlnuiiv's nnyor hnvc sent n chullerifie to the World Clmni|>lonslili> St. Louis Ciiv- ilimils, n clmllengc us yel umm- swcrort. Mu.vor Theodore McKeUIln would like to sec lialllmore's Orioles, winners of the Ultlc World Scries, piny (he Cards. The mayor suggested tliul lli« pro- coeds from such n B""ic. or series 01" Humes, might ue donntcd lo Hit Wiir Chest Community Funds foi the hvo cities. Though the plnii would he lilijlily lucrative for (ho Wnr Chests in St I/nils inul UnUimorc, It would holi Hide, clmncc of (jlofy for the Orioles For Ihc Baltimore club, whirl started out us Hie linrd luck lenn of [he Inlcrnallonnl Leiiiiue sen son, would hnrdly Etnml the proven- blnl Clitnnumn's chiuice with Hill; Soulhworlh's toys. In nortmil yours, with both nm- Jor nnd minor lentsues cninmicd wllh baseball veternns nnd promising newcomers, such LI series inl^hl ylve the minor league team n chance. But tills wartime season luis seen every iniijor IcuKiie thaw Iwuvlly on minor league clubs lor players us the draft elatnied one iiller another its veternns. The net result luis boon n genr nil eiiki'iiliiK of minor lenuuo slronu ul mure, n weakening of mhui 'iHiue coiii|ieltllon, In milking Ihe clialleiiKC the lliil- imire nniyor made n promise ol ut ndancc lie would probably lie able fnlllll with wise, should n series • held. McKcldln iiroillcted Unit Mich i oulesl would surpass (lie attend nee mark ot Ihu St. Louis Worli Series. '1'he Orioles played to n neon imwl of 52,832 finis when llie ipcncil llie so-culled Utlle Worl Series of this American Assocl'.itloi 1'he largest rruwd I<1 KKK a Wovl Series gillie totaled 30,508. ing campaign expenditures hns jus done such a job of exposing Gcrnl b. K. Smith and his America Firs cell nud llirec brother. Both Mr. mid Mrs. Howe were 38 ye.irs old aud were bom on he same day.. • .. Man Arid Wife Bum To Death Apartment Ihcm In St. Louis, Miss Clora Parker of SI. louts I spending a week here wllh friend and relatives. Mr. and M 's. Henry Berry hav as their himsegnest lor a week their daughter, Mrs. Irn Alexmuk of Jacksonville, Fla. Mrs. Tillie Harris has relume from Los Angeles, Calif,, when- sh was called by the serious illnej, of her son; Joe Harris, who imw much improved. Innows, crapplc, bream, large and mil month buss, buffalo, carp, cat, ko and'rpck bliss Included. "" "" ' 'I he first lodge of Freemasons In meilcai:|j believed to have been stubllshed by Ihc first group of MB to como to Newport, 11. I,, In Ar- WAKNIN'O OltnilR 11 the Cluinccry (!onrl, ('liU'kiisi Dlslild, .MhsKslpiii County, kniisiis. Ininion Hnlloy, I'lnlntllf, vs. No. 8927 Opal Hnllcy, Dcfciidunl. The itefeiulant, Opul liulley, I: lereby wnrncd lo nppoar wldili hhly days In the rourl niiiucd hi he enpllon hereof nnd unswer tin •onuilalnt of the plnlntllf, llniinor inlley. IJnled this M day of October, 1011 HA11VEY MOllltlS, Clerk liy Ilorls Mulr. I). C. Percy A.'Wi'lKhl. Ally, for I'lf, Olnudc I'\ Cooper, Ally, nd Ulem Angling Places Restocked With Rescued Fish Stocking of tishlni; places In v clnlty of Illyllu'Vllle has been ca Tied out this Summer with fish, rescued from burrow pits, placed at Atmorcl !,:ike and Illg Lake, 11 ha* been announced by Joe Whlt- lcy. deputy giimc warden. Tills has been done as a part ot the slntc-wlile program to save fish, wilji V.of'V.omi llsh rescued from barrow pits inul used for .slockimi tlshhig places, he said. Approximately •10.000 llsh have been placed In Illg Lake and about 10.UOO nt Armorel with while bass, U'AKNlNd OHDl'll In (lie ClnuKcry Ciuirt, tlhlckasinvl Dlstrh'lj Mlsslsslpiil County, A Itansas. obcrt T)nn-t, Plaintiff, _V». ,...No. 8172 Ha' THain, Defendant. The defendant, Llla Dnnz, is hereby wiiined to appcnr within thirty uyslfln tho court/ named In the uptlon hereof und answer the com- iliilnt of the plaintiff, Robert Dan?!.' Dated this 11 day of October, 1844. 1IAIIVUY MORUIS, Clerk lly Doris Mulr, D. 0. >ercy A. Wright, Ally, for Plf. Jhuule P. Councr, Ally. Tor Deft. n llie Chancery Court, Chlckuyawba Dl&lilct, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Wuodrow Hny, Vlnlntlft, vs. No. 8B20 ur^le Hay, Defeiulanl. The (leteiidnnl, Mnrglc Ruy, Is hereby wnrncd lo nppcnr within Ihhiy days In the court, named in the. eiiptlon hereof nnd nnswor tho cnnilitiilnt, of Ihc iilalntlll, Wooil- I'ow Iliiyl'' • ; ' ' Unled this 13 dny of October, 1941. IIARVKY MOUHIS, Clerk lly Doris Mulr, D. 0. I'l-rcy A. Wvliiht, Ally, for Plli. (Jlaudc !•'. Coo])er, Ally, nd Ulcin. 101H-ai-2a-ll|4 Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Hlytlicvillc, Ark. . Phono 2911 PRESCOTT, Ark., Oct. 14 tUP) — Two persons arc dead as the result of being trapped by a fire ii their apartment alwvc a beauts parlor. The victims, Mr. and Mrs Charles Rowe, died as the result o burns from the fire which is be lieved to have started in th beauty parlor operated by Mrs Rowe. Three buildings were destroyed and one damaged in a loss that Is estimated at $60,000. A pumper was called out from the Hope, Fire Department to help save ,tlie' other buildings. Rowe died six hours before, his wife." III! is .survived by his mother, a; .biiqlivei: : and , .three , sisUjrs., ; Mrs.- Rowe is survived by her parents, There is> only one excuse tor tellini Helen Conner's story DAY! u ...................... ______ _____ _ Party that this combination should Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rcn.fm ot Prcs- BODY & FENDER REPAIR WORK Also Auto'Upholstery Repair Our foreman Robert "Trigger" Walton has had years of experience in these lines. Modern equipment Insures satisfactory • work. ' . ., Shop.Located In Rear of Martin's Cafe 114 W. Main—Phone 565 COTTONSEED BAGS and SOYBEAN BAGS See Us Before You Buy! J. L TERRELL Office 111 S. Bay. Phone 2631 NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be mining your property. Call mt fo> check-up without cost or obligation. BATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTEOL GUARANTEED WORK song by the (Sugg read a Coleinan, Mis- I demonstration proper meth- loted to buy a I given by Mrs. " Stiles read a program for liour, the hos- |late with iced I will be held I Oct. 24, when will be hos- of the J that (listurb- lankod nexl to J'Uiikenness. |the peace col- fine; Mary cd; Hatti< | lly, S10 f'" c bond forfeit of guilty, Sli loud forfeited. 1 ted bond on Iviiig. while imde I liquor, place 1 resulted in hi H. C. BLANKENSHIP fhiBl EM* BANCROFT 'FLIGHTER' Elastique OFFICER'S CAPS Big Shipment Just Received; We Have Your Size HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier "» *y FATllGil wns'born in Russia but lie came 1VJL I" America years aj;o. \Vitli my brothers Al and Mike, 1 was brought up as a good American. ' ' "When I was'in my Icctis I incl a liiu'iclsomc young Navy mini at a Shrincrs' convention in San Francisco. I Us name was Bryan Conner, llwaslovc iit»i>i\ firslsighi—iindyou know the reputation of Ihc Navy for action. Bryan proposed that night, lie 1 didn't kjiow when we could marry because he liad lo get jlglit'back lo his destroyer. But we weren't going fy Wail. "I re'i{|c(! a motor boat, wcnl oul lo the destroyer and talked to Hie caplain. In five miuulcs Bryan"was on his way back to shore and we were married. "As :timc passed we bad a fine baby boy. We named liirii William. By the lime Bill was growing into young manhood my husband was assigned lo recruiting service in Atlanta. He and Bill had great times hunting and fishing together. We "were a happy family. My two brothers visited us often and we'd have tlie jollicst parties and picnics. "Then the war siarted in Europe. Our son came to us one nighl and explained how he felt about it. He wanted to be prepared so lie enlisted. "Like any mother I hated him to leave home- but 1 couldn't stand in bis way. Bill joined up. "Pearl Harbor was more than my husband could take. He had lots of friends on the Arizona, the Utah, and other ships. He was 48 years old but he asked for active duly and he gol it—on a PT boal in Hie Soulh Pacific. "My brothers gol in loo—Al in llie Army, Mike in Ihe Seabecs. There they were—all four of llicm in it, my husband nnd brother Mike in the Pacific; my son and brolher Al in Africa. "I had to do something. So I went lo welding school. After I finished school 1 taught welding. My thoughts were always with my husband, my son, and my brothers. I was working for them. I was living for their return. On June 30th of last year 1 opened this telegram: The Secretary of War desires thai I lender his deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your son. Keport received slates lhat he was killed in action on June 28th in the North African Theatre of War. "Four days lalcr, on Ihc 4th of July, I got another message: Deeply renrcl lo Inform yon Hull your firother, Michael /.ailnrkin, wis killed in iiclimi In per- fbrinnnce of tiis duty mid in the service of his eounlry in llie South I'aeilic on July 2, 1943. "On July 8lli I read: The Secretary of War desires ttmt ! temlfr tils deepest sympathy to yon In llie loss of yinir brother, Allan 7-iidorkin. Repnrl received sink's he was killed in nctlun on .luly Clh, 1943. "Some time later I saw my husband. He was as shocked as I was about Ihe death of our only son and my two brothers. Hut lie was all llio more determined lo fighl on. "I remember seeing him off. It was at a submarine base in Florida. Al two in tho morning. There was a light mist over the hurbor. I kissed my husband and he went aboard his PT boal. I watched him as long as I could sec him waving good-bye. "It wasn't many weeks later that I opened a final nic&agc: Deeply regret lo inform you jour husband, William Jennings Bryan Conner was killed in nction in performance of Ills duty and In Ihc service of his country. "I am not asking for pity. Not even sympathy. My men died the way Ihcy would have liked lo die —fighting. We must carry on their fight. "I won't be. meeting my boy or my husband or my brothers again, bill 1 wanl to sec to il that oilier women get Iheir men back. "The last thing my husband wrote me was: 'Keep np the, good work at the bomber plant.' That's whal I am doing . .. welding and rivcling. And I'm going lo keep on doing il as long as I can sland on my Iwo feel. I am going to stay at my job. I am going 10 buy War Bonds. I'm not licked and I never will be. I'm going to live to sec thai day— 1 that great day—when our enemies arc made lo pay in full for llie lives Ihcy have token away from all of us." Thai is Helen Conner's story. Her Iragedy is made public here only because il makes Ihis fact crystal-clear: a war can be won only by sacrifice. Buying War Bonds may call for sacrifice on our part. Hul when our sacrifice is compared to lhal of 1 Iclcn Conner or her men, doesn't il make you feel that putting every laslccnl inlo War Bonds is really little enough to do? See if you can't buy another bond—today. 1LOS3B1 : .. NER_ WA ROU6H " MAPSHOUIP : RM01T ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES- ,. GIN AND MILL SUPPLIES AT PRESENT our stocks of repair parts are us complete as during pre-war timesJ Put your plants in shape for Fall NOW. WE GIVE SERVICE—call us day, night or Sunday. * Belting * Bel* Lace * Steam Packing * Pipe Fittings * All Size Pipe * Crane Valves * Gin Saw Files and Gummers I moths in th .i&ui'C almost II. Hubbard Hardware Co. Berrlni Klythcvilte 25 Tean War Bonds— to have and to hold This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effort by Arkansas Qrocer Co, L. K. Alhcraft Co. Joe Atkins Machine Shop L. H. Autry, Burdette A. S. Barboro & Co. Barksdale Mff. Co. BIythevillc Water C«. The Crafton Co. Delta Implement*, Inc. Loy Eich Chevrolet Ct. Gay & Billing, Inc. Guard's Jewelry & Optical Store Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaway Appliance C». Herrick'j Jewelry Hubbard Furniture Ct, Huddleiton & Ct. Jiedel's Langston-Wroten Ct. Charles S. Lemon* Planters Hardware Co., Inc. The New York Sttre Pat O'Brytnt Palace C»fe J. C. Penney Ct. ; Phillips Motor Co. Robinson Drnj Co. , 'j \ I. Rosenthil, Inc. ' ' 1 TomW. Jackjti " ") Rustic Inn A. G. Sbibley WholeiaU Giocen C. G. Smith Floyd A. White •-;T-' v 'i' Zellner's Slipper Shop ' .HUH!

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