The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1942 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 28, 1942
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^THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1942 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE 11 Is "Still* Down In The Ozarks, As Moonshiners Cash In On War Boom SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON Divine Strength Upholds ilmmm Will To Dear Burdens That Seem Impossible Thlm- bt- done, pruyer, though failure of His "Arise, lei us ' nnd He nrose from discouraged by Un- friends, nblo to sity, fco forth." Ho wiis Text: Mark 14:32-34, 44-Jti: if,: 1-5 BY [oonsluners Ibuve, ht-in understandably double-ma ^Ull camera-shy, pictures of them and their stills are rare. The one it McDonald County, Mo., was taken by Vance Randolph, noted authority on O/ark customs. WILLIAM I*. GILROY, l>. D. Editor of Advance Gel humane has become ti symbol 'or acute trial and suffering. When we speak of passing hrough Gethsemsuie in connection with some minor sorrow, do we always realize that Gethsemane was j. real fact in a real human life? It was in the garden called Geth- senrnue tliat Jesus experienced the anguish of soul that preceded tho anguish of body as He was nailed to the Cross. There are those who, in their zeal to do honor to the Master, have emphasized His divine nature to the exclusion of the fact of His real humanity. To do that is to inlss the essential meaning of Jesus in relation to God and man, for the Gospel centers around the fact of the Incarnation as it is expressed in the Gospel of John, "The word became flesh. and dwelt among us." It is the revelation of the divine character in human , life that makes the story of Jesus, from tlie manner in Bethlehem to the hour of Resurrection and Ascension, siynilicant for man. If we ever doubted the true imnanity of Jesus, that He was. \s the \v\v Testament says, subject Id human temptations and trials, all doubt upon the matter ought to I),' removed by this scene in the (.'ui'di-n of Gethsemane. Hen- was a human tragedy, witl-i one whom hi- hud trusted about to betray Him, -and with others whom He loved and trusted proving themselves wrak and inadequate in the hour of His deepest trial. His soul, we aiv told, was exceedingly sorrowful, and as He prayed, the inner conllict was so Intense Unit He sweat drops of blood. Yet, in that intensity of prayer He found strength to say. "Not my will, but .V ,\V. R. DKAPKR, JKA Service Correspondent M,1N. Mr>.--Thanks to the 'deral Government, and also in lite of it., the ancient and lethal II. of moonshine manufacture is hurishing down in the Ozarks. I'rhe hills are teeming with uni- 117 Matinees Every Day Ex- Saturday' and Sunday. Show K very Nifht 7:t)0 Box Ol'fiee opens G:4f> (Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. |argain cept farmed revenue officers, but even that doesn't dampen the backyard distillers' gratitude to the government for sending 'them. For the government's war program has also .sent into the O'/iarks thousands of workers with money in their jeens And the back, country's deathless nocturnal industry is flourishing as it hasn't flourished since prohibition days. WAR BOOM LISTEN TO KLCN |0() a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Thursday & Friday 'One of Hollywood's Best! 1 —critics agree \ MICHELE MORGAN KENRf RKO RADIO Picture Produced by David Hemp«t««(J Directed by Robert Stevenioa ) Paramount News & Comedy BRINGS PROSPERITY The only law that the moon- shiners ever havt paid any attention to Ls the law of supply and defancl. And today, with boys in Joplin, Neosho, Springfield and Rolln making as high as $10 a day, moonshiners have gone all-out and up to their elbows in mash to follow that economic dictum. "White mule" is now six to eight dollars a gallon, double the price of peacetime days. In practically any Ozark cave or hollow with a spring of running water, old-timers are busy boiling and grinding and boiling again to convert corn and cane into their transparent wiich's brew. When the moonshine has cooled and aged—which, unfortunately for the consumer, is often a simul- 1 taneous process—it is boldly deliv- jered to the war industry plants. There an agent f usually the moon- shiner's son or grandson) takes over and doles it out, in doesn't consider himself disloyal or unpatriotic. He's sending his sons to the service, and no hillbilly youngster in these parts has been known to ask for a draft deferment. Joplin is full of boys from the Ozarks clamoring for enlistment. But the . moonshiner doesn't see any reason why his country's danger or global war should interfere with his secret, ancestral occupa- I Lion. Nor do they see any reason 'or interrupting their private conflict with the "revenooers." And it ooks as if the revenue force of earnest young men is in for a tough siege against a native band of cagey old campaigners. for betrayal and for the Cross. Jesus came from the agony of the Harden, triumphant through pruyer, with a serenity und peace iu the presence of His nanism that led Pilate to marvel. Could Jesus have meant what, He has meant Lo mankind without thai erperience? It is doubtful. It is :m experience that is deep in human life, and men and women in their times of trial and suffering have not only found strength and peace through the Man of Sorrows and His spiritual presence, but they have found help through following His example In prayer. The burdens that it seemed impossible to bear have been borne, and borne with faith and courage, because of that divine' strength ihat comes to uphold the human will. A lesson like this has parl.icular meaning and application in a time of war and tragedy, when, new, Oethsemaiies of .suffering are present in many homes and in the lives of many individuals. First Armored Lake Ship Boomed To Scrap Pile ERIE, Pa. (UP)—The 98-year-old U.S.S. Michigan, better known on tlu- Gerat Lake's as the "Wolverine." is ijolng to war—but not in one piece. It has been decided to .scrap the old vessel—the tirst armored ship to sail I he lakes—and divert the metal to the current war effort. i*omf quarters h:ul fought the move on the grounds that the onetime 1 pride of the navy should be preserved a.s a historic relic. But it was pointed out that the "Wolverine" had been permitted to disintegrate in the mud of Misery j Bay In Lake Erie for the past ; several years; Head Courier News want ads. Glass Cook Stoves Seen As Result Of Priorities CHICAGO (UP)—Glass cook stoves may be the next wartime innovation in household equipment, the Illinois Manufacturers Association said today. War priorities on iron, steel and other metals have led stove manufacturers to experiment with nonmetallic materials, including glass, as substitutes in the production of the 4,000,000 stoves turned out in this country annually, the association said. Glass, terra cotta and cement are among the materials tried. Glass and terra cotta stoves already have been produced, and use of cement is considered practical, according to the association. The oratory now under construction at St. Joseph's Shrine. Montreal, in the Province of Quebec, will accommodate 1'5,'OGO pilgrim's at one time. We, the associates of the Blylhcvillo unit of the J. C. Penney Company, want all of our friends in north- cast Arkansas and southeast; Missouri to know that it has been a pleasure to ;Femvey's "Ceilmg'' Prices Are Low Priced "Ceiling""Prices Are Low Prices! S ^* n 'his is the lime when \vc lioss (lu« boss! When we run things when we can Ml you abm.t this sinrrful of wonderful values. (For who bolter Hum we who sell them?) Mere arc our special favorites of tin- liraml new vacation styles.. .thi- things we know you'll like best too 1 servo vou. IP TO TOKYO |argaiu Night Every Night Except' Saturday. Show Every Nigftt 7:00 Box Office Opens G:45 [Continuous Shows Sal. and Sun. Thursday & Friday fruit jar or. to make the law infraction complete, used ^liskecy* bottles. At $8 a gallon moonshine isn't much cheaper than an in- 1 expensive legal whiskey, but it |has one dubious virture. It can be diluted and still retain the desired properties of a gastric incendiary an sensory demolition bomb. CONSIDER THEM- HONOLULU (UP'— The Marines are taking no chances of getting lost in the suburbs of Tokyo. Nearly 200 of them stationed nt the Pearl Harbor Marine base have enrolled in a 'special course and are jug or | being taught the Japanese lan- ' TOT MAD DOCTOR OF MARKET STRUT with LIONEL ATWILL UNA MERKEL NAT PENDLEION CLAIRE DOD9 ^••••"^^^^^^•^•^••••^•••••i rjgina! Screen Ploy, A! Mortin Directed by JOSEPH H. LEWIS Auodate Producer PAUL MAIVERN A UNIVERSAL PICTURE A lt: o Comedv SELVES Oddly LOYAL enough, the moonshiner CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Prices always lie and 22c Sal. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Thursday & Friday DOUBLE FEATURE Two features for the price of one. lie and 22c Box office opens 5:45—show start? C:00 p. m. THEATRE LUXOR A PRIDE C Phone <12 Box Office Opens 7:30 p.m.— Show Starts 7:-15 p.m. Admission Always llc-2?,c Tax Inc.. Thursday, Victory Nile $25.00 War Bond 'ICE-CAPADES' F.llison. Jerry Colonna, Dorothy Lewis Shorts and News Friday-Saturday Mat. Sat. -1:00 p.m. 'LUCKY DEVILS 1 _ w ith— Richard Arlen and Andy Devine, — ALSO— 'Footlight Fever 1 Alan —with— Mowbray and IMcBride Donald Also—Universal News. lo of Saturday Gene Autry in SHOOTING HIGH' with Jane Withers. Comedy—"The Ugly Duckling" Serial—"Drums of FcManchu" Chapter 11. Paramount Clarence K. presents Mvil ford's |Wide Open Town' featuring WILLIAM BOYD Tith Russell Haydrn, Andy Clyde, tvelyn Brent, Victor -Tory, Morris Anknnn, Bernice Kay Chapl. 10 "Captain Midnight" & Shorts Saturday Miclnile Show'll p.m. Citadel of Crime 1 Armstrong, son, Linda Frank Hayes Albert- SATURDAY Midnight Show Box office opens at 10:45. Peter Loire in— 'The Face Behind the Mask 1 with Evelyn Keyes. guage and customs under Lt. Richard A. Gard, USMC. The class has the distinction of eing the largest and possibly the rst of its kind organized in the resent war. Its growth has been rapid that already classes have ad to be transferred to larger uarters. Grew Like Topsy Lt. Gard, a graduate from the University of Washington and hold- r of a Master's degree from the University of Hawaii, was prevail- d upon by a small group of Maines to teach them the fundamentals of the- Japanese languagi vhich they figured would come iv nighty handy when they land ii ionon "a few months hence." That was how the class started ind like Topsy, "it just grrew." All ,he students are volunteers and seated side by side in the class •oom are aviators, cooks, median- cs. engineers and musicians. Commissioned and non-commissioned officers together make up a Inrge portion of the class. Gard himself is an authority on Japanese and received his master's degree in Chinese philosophy. Plan Booklets Soon "We've been operating more or less on a hit and miss schedule," Lt. Gard said, "we have very few textbooks or dictionaries and have had to improvise as we went along. Most of the course is given on mimeographed sheets which we make up ourselves. We hope to be able to put the lessons out in booklet form very soon." The chief benefits from such a course, the lieutenant explained. are in questioning prisoners, reading maps, signs and identifying the various Japanese war weapons and materials. Pica for Textbooks The course is divided into sections, some of which are so large Gard lias been forced to subdivide them into parts. The class first met in a small study room but ii socn became so popular that larger quarters had to be found and with the assistance of Col. G. D. Jackson, commandant of the Pearl Harbor Marine barracks, the clns. c was shifted to the mess hall which is set aside each evening for Lt Gard and his students. "We are particularly hard pressed for textbooks.'' Gard said, "and would certainly appreciate any material that folks on the mainland might have available that we could use. Japan-American dictionaries are particularly in demand." Wo will do our best keep adequate stocks needed merchandise during the present production crisis. Some lines will be curtailed, however, we will advise you to the best of our ability as to the best substitute for your accustomed purchases. SALESMEN: W. Q. Boyd J. E. Bruton L. W. Johnson Victor Wilson Willard Evans C. T. Downer M. D. Rob-bins Carl Hood Joe McCIure, Jr. Bill Tom Stewart Albert Saliba Charles Smith L. E. Slafforl Wayne Oxford SALESWOMEN: Miss Webb Mrs. Peterson Mrs. Harbcr Mrs. Stevenson Mrs. Warren Mrs. Caudle Mrs. Harris Sisk Collins Lane Smith Mrs. Church Mrs. Bishop Mrs. McClure Mrs. McClanahan Mrs. An ten Mrs. Yowcll Mrs. Neil Mrs. Berry man Mrs. Miller MKS. HARRIS of our Koady-to-Wfur Knowing How Well They're Styled l^or l.Jtlle Money Dept. Are The New Jean Nedra* DRESSES 3.98 Really .superb 'for this small price! And suited for any occasion of your lite! Guy sport types for outdoor fun... frilly f rucks for dress-up ...casual dresses that "KO anywhere"! Popular summer colors. With Smart Allure WOMEN'S HATS 1.98 Sport and dressy hats for all activities. For Lounging Pleasure -S !» 0 R T SLACKS Cotton twill that wears so well| Neatly belted! 12-20. Rayon 1'opHn S L A C K S U I T 8 3.49 Jacket type blouse, neatly belled. MR. mUJTON savs: of our Men's Wear Department For downright value in dress or spo'rls dollies these are For Casual S u in m e r Wear! All Out Comfort In A Smart MEN'S SPORT SETS Shirt and combinations of rayon poplin; Cool and airy! Loiif! or short sleeve style. In summiT colors! ~£S>O A iil/k w «'»'« f ;° 01 Sport II HITS 1.19 1.98 Sola r 1 " Smart Straw Hats new :;l.ylc.s! S h o r t "sleeve o p e n f r o n t stylo. Sanfor- ized fabrics! ...1.4!) Hands omely tailored of lustrous r a.y o n. Pleated or plain fronts I Armor Foot* Socks .'I prs. 1.00 Shirts and Shorts on. IWc style! Sunday & Monday 'Escape to Glory" Pat —with— O'Brien, Constance Bennett and Alan Baxter. Ch&nute Field Soldiers Boast A Star Organist CHICAGO (UP)— Chanute Field soldiers hear top-flight organ music at chapel service. It's played by one of their buddies. Pvt. Bob Shepfer. 22, of Defiance, O. Private Sheitfer became a church organist at 13 and last year pave n recital in Carnegie Hall, Pittsburgh. He was studying music at Wittenberg College when he enlisted in January. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Miss MRS. PETERSON of our Women's Furnishings Department says: Hecause of their excellent wearing qua lilies, these are Trimmed or Tailored CYNTHIA SLIPS 1.29 Smartly designer! nf rayon (Tfpe or satin. Four uore style strictly tailored . . dressmaker type t r i in in P d with lace at, top and hem. Stitched :eams. 152-44. Smart Kit von HOSIERY Values In Women's HANDBAGS <)Sc 69c Adonna* Undies . .. Rayon F o r everyday wear! Full- ht.shi o n e d — .sturdily reinforced ! New .shades. Printed Hatistc Gowns and Pajamas 1.00 Children's Gay Colored Cotton Anklets .... 15c MR. JOHNSON of our Work Clothes Department, says: For quality ;md wear! You'll UU«' These W 0 ft K S E'T S 2.98 Shir I, n n d pant, .s of a sturdy Sun- foriml fabric! Kip Mar I1U> Overalls . U!) I MRS. CAUDLE of our Hoys' Wear Department sjiys: For Boys At School Or Hay! SPORT SHIRTS 79c Short sleeve ilyle . . . gra >tyle . . grand ?or summer! Washable ,1r. Sport Slacks, (MX Sets, 2-10 MISS WEBB of our Home Furnishings Dept. says: U <• r -i u s <• these shind uj> so wi-11, they're FlulTy Chenille SPREADS 4.98 Ma g-nlficently d e .signed .spreads! Soft "baby" chenille! m J'CHCO* Means Longer Wear PENCO SHEETS Smooth and snowy 81"x 108". white, firm- •• £A ly woven! l.U<L/ Priscilla Curtains 98c Terry Towels 22c Wash Cloths H for 7c RONDO* PERCALES Washable. 3G" 27 C yd. NEW DRESS FABRICS Keyed for bright JQ C summer frocks! yd. Comedy—"The Home Guard' Also—March of Time, Universal News. and STILL GOING STRONG NEW YORK.—Mel Ott has played 2200 games with the New York Giants in 16 years. He has hit safely 2199 times, manufactured 422 home runs. NON-SELLING ASSO- ; CIATES: Miss Featherston Mrs. Blackard Mrs. Wright Mrs. Turner Mrs. Kissell Mrs. Grimes Anna Collins, maid Willie Hatcher, porter OUR BOYS TN THE ARMED SERVICE: Gilbert Hammock C. M. Baxter, Jr. Utho Barnes. Mrs. SISK of our Cirls' Ueady-To-Wcar Shop savs: For Sun and Fun These Are Girls' PLAY SUITS 2.29 and :ay prints. W.?sli Dresses SmarlalFs*, I-G MRS. L A N E Rcady-To-Wear ment savs: of our Depart- Smart To Wear! Grant! Values! Sally Lea DRESSES 1.19 D e lightful cotton frocks! Bright prints. "12-44. Cool Housecoats ......... 1-98 New Tea Aprons .......... 25c MR. EVANS of our Shoe Department says: EVERY PAIR exceptional . . . Elastirizccl Suede SPECTATOR PUMPS Smart crcnmy-white suede with turf-tan! of Penney's shoes is these are S Men's II 0 E 3.79 Smart woven vnmps. Sturdily built! leather. All Children's SHOES 2.49 Stitch - down B a d d 1 e oxfords! 12-3. 11 VS 12 2.29 1 23 THE PENNEY WAY IS THE THRIFTY WAY

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