The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 6, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 6, 1944
Page 8
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EIGHI ** tt-How te*\e -^CASPER, Wyo. (UP)-U. Florence Twldale, a member ol the •vtcuation Nurses Corps, recently BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIEH NEWS flew 12,000 miles to spend a 48- hour visit, with relatives here. She Hew from Scotland to New York, and from there to Casper. , ; . Tune In Radio Station KLCN At 8:30 A. M. Tuesday; Nov. 7 ' Hear LAWRENCE BURROW Civic and Business Leader, Explain AMENDMENT 35 The Great 'Freedom To Work 1 Amendment! Learn the truth -about, this imporlHiit Amendment and what it will do for post-war Arkansas. Constitutional Amendment Committee Hall Building Little Kock Four Officers Promoted Here Rees, Price, Meyer And Hale Elevated To Rank Of Major Capt, Lucius G. nces, post opera- lions officer at the BAAF, has been promoted to the rank of major through Wnr Department orders, Col. Kurt M, Uindon, commanding officer, announced today. Major Recs reported at this station In July, 1942, soon after Hie BAAF was activated. A veteran Army pilot of World War 1, he was recalled to active service In March, 1M 2. Prior to Urn I. lie was n civilian (light Instructor at a field In Miami,, pin, Me Is a resident of SI. Augustine, Kla. Thrco other officers also received their majorltes. They arc Capts. T. H. Price, George M. Hale, and Raymond C. Meyer. , Mnjor Price reported nt BAAF In August, 1942, and is assigned assistant supervisor of maintenance. He .was commissioned Feb. 13, 1942, upon completion of pilot's IrnlnliiK. Prior to entering the Anny he was a student at Louisiana Slntc university, at Baton Rouge. He Is a native of Plnevllle, La. Major Hale, a member of the advisory training hoard, was operator of a CAA school at Terro Haute, Ind., before being commissioned In the AAF In May, 1940. He Is a native of Carlisle, Ind. Major Meyer, air Inspector tcch- Lieut. White Soon To Begin Combat In Air AN EIGHTH AIR FORCE BOMBER. STATION, England (Delayed —Second Went. Dick J. White, 21. of Blythevlllc, Ark., co-pilot of :> B-17 Flying Fortress, has been assigned to the C5th Bombardment Group, commanded by Col. Karl Tniesdell Jr., of Washington, I), C., and now Is tnklng an orientation on flying procedure in the European Theater of operations, prior to beginning combat, duty In the nlr. Lieutenant While thus -becomes a member of the Eighth Air Force Fortress group that led the first American bombing attack on tar- Bets In Berlin, and was cited by the President for outstanding work hi a bombing assault on railroad marshalling yards at Munster, Go ninny In October, 1943. As a cojn- poncnt of the distinguished Third Bombardment Division, the grouii also shared In a like Presidential citalion given the entire division for Its now historic England-Africa shuttle bombing of an Important Me.sserschmltl fighter' plane plant at Rogensburg, Germany in August, If/43. Lieutenant White, son of Mi-, and Mrs. Floyd A, White of 1018 West nlcal, was commissioned Fcb G 1942, and reported here In August' 1042. In civilian life he was connected with a commercial credit company In Woodhnven, Long Island, ric Is a 1940 graduate' of New York City College Bcnton Chiropractor Sentenced For Burglary 11ENTON, Ark., Nov. 6. (UP) — A HeiHon chiropractor. Dr. 0. G. I Morton, lias been convicted by a S.iliue circuit jury In nls second trial for burglary anil grand larceny. And Judge Thomas C. Toy- IT has sentenced him to terms totaling 21 years. Morton was charged with the theft of some $2000 from a Bcntou hardware store last May. •He was sentenced to 18 years by Hie Circuit Court May 29, but the Arkansas Supreme Court granted Ijfm a new trial. Flying Monkey. Waits For Pal To Get Wings Staff Sgt. pilot returned to Amcr- fai /or a well deserved rest after completing 12 bombing missions over Germany. Not an impressive record, ye*i «iiy? It Is in his, for Sergeant Pilot Is an African monkey and lie probably has seen more combat than any other animal in the world. He Is the ex-innsiol of the crew Ash Street, Blythcville, entered service in February, 1943, prior to which lie attended the University ul Arkansas. 2 drops in cnch nostril »urk swiftly lo liclp you l>re»tl>of room gain. Cnu- Uon tUsooiilynsdiroctciJ. T/JSE DROPS Editorial from Texarkana, Ark., Gazette, Fri., Oct. 20, 1944 RIGHT TO WORK An extensive advertising campaign is being conducted in Arkansas boll) in favor of and against'the-proposed constitutional, amendment No. 35,. popuhirly designated us the "Freedom lo Work" amendment. Advertisements in favor of this amendment are signed "Constitutional Amendment Committee." Advertisements opposing this amendment arc signed "Arkansas People's Committee." Opponents of this' amendment,assert thai "Freedom to work" is a misnomer, insisting..that the '"concealed'* intent,, of the'amendment is,'to enslave the workers W Arkansas. In propaganda they are pending. o.ver the slate they say "we do not know the name of'a single person wlio is a member, of this Constitutional Amendment'''com- mittee and they do not see fit to ! sign (he 'name of any person to any O f their ads.".Incidentally, no name of any person is signed to any of (he advertisements of the Arkansas, Peoples'Committee." ; For the information of the opponents of this amendment it might be stated that the members of the "Constitutional Amendment CommmiUee," which is seeking to obtain (he adoption of the amendment,''are duly.accredited representatives of the more than 15,000 Arkansas workers, farmers and business men who signed the petition to get the amendment on the ballot. ' 1 . • .•. • -• f$ '.' . *\ ,,*? ' For the information of the Voters of Arkansas it also bhould be stated that "Arkansas Peoples' Committee," \\nich is opposing the amendment, is sponsored by representatives of international labor unions, including the C. I O which have their other stales, mostlv in he ISorlh and East, whence they, are attempting to dictate to the voters and workers of Arkansas. The propaganda issued in an attempt (o defeat the amendment comes from the Little Rock office of the special representative" of an international union which has its headquarters m Indianapolis, Ind. The first communication received )>v the Gazette relative to advertising designed. to bring about the defeat of.the amendment came front C..I. Q. officials in Atlanta, Ga., asking whether or not the Oazetie.^oidd publish such advertising. The reply was "yes," because (he Gazette does not discriminate against any advertiser. The C. I. 0. request from another, slate indicates that foreign C. I. 0. money.,would be sent to. Arkansas in,that organization's effort to influence the voters of Arkansas to vote against an.amendment submitted by petition of Arkansas citizens for (he protection of Arkansas \vorkers ( .fr,om the activities ol outside international unions offjdals jyjio seek to dictate to unions in Arkansas and control and dominate Arkansas workers. ,, . There is no "concealed" intent in tL amendment. Its purpose is plainly expressed in concise .language. It stipn- , ' ? "No person shall he denied em|)U>yni,eiit because of membership in or affiliation with of resignation from « labor union or because of refusal to joirTor affiliate with a labor union; nor shall, any corporation or individual or association of any kind enter into any contract, written or oral, to exclude from employment' members of 'a tabor union or persons who refuse to join a labor union or because of resignation from a labor union; nor shall any person against His will be compelled to bay dues t () any labor organization as a prerequisite to or condition of employment." '•.. } Under (he terms of this amendment any workman in Arkansas is left free to join a labor miior<or refrain from joining, or to resign if he previously Rad joined, and he cannot be debarred from employment 1 'because he has done any one of the three things. He is 1 left a free agent, to work when, where and for whom he pleases, without flic alion from any agency outside the state, and he is not enslaved, or compelled to work for auv employer against his wishes. " T2 £'" u * ereSt ° f Public inf o"™*°n. Wallace Sage, Mar,hnn I '*'£' M f eown ' M«nag«r f Roy Wilson, Foreman, D. S. Bray Marshall, J. D. Kmg, Foreman, J. C. Hamm, Foreman, L C. Powell, Foreman Waldron 7 Ark. fr ° m GVery Sect ion of Arkansas °"9n- for Amendment 35 and whose signatures and addresses are on tile with the Seretary of State. assigned to "Anytime Annie", a told destruction upon (| )c Reich and he has survived some of Ihc toughest raids ever made over Europe. He is Ihc ex-mascot of the crew. He Is the ex-mascot of the crew temporary assignment In the zpne of MONDAY, NOVKMHKK 6, 1944 the interior and is taking life easy at the Wurrcndale, Pa., home belonging to the parents of his pa), Staff Sergeant Curl Alexander, a I'eteran of 33 missions over the European Theater and now an air crew trainee at (he BAAF. But Sergeant Pilot Is not antic- Ipatlng remaining out of action mid' 5 ne ( A5 . w ?. 11 ^Sergeant. A .^ x :, . se two of (hem expect to return-to the wars. Rend Courier Newt w»m Ad* ACT HO. 3 With Your Vote TOMORROW! * FARMERS Are AGAINST Act No. 3 = * Workers Are AGAINST Art No. 3: .Job holders in industry know that if the "front office" is taxed out Hn^n n7w yl '- S , 'A' ' ry UP ' In many cases - tho Proposed Hot linpworth Hospital Act imposes taxes so great that manv simll AGAINST " *° S " Ut d ° Wn - ^' ™°*™ ARE * Doctors Are AG A I N S T Act No. 3 : Doctors know that state socialized medicine will not work for the public's benefit. Science and politics do not mix. There would not be enough doctor* to staff such a wholesale hospital pi H S ethical standards would suffer, along with excellent service stand- AGT No 3I P ' YCS ' THE ARKANSAS DOCTOR IS AGAINST * Veterans Are AGAINST Act No. 3: Veterans of Worid War II are already coming home looking for iobs. wnrfh H ? -fT* * ?" tim ,1 to inves ««»te the proposed Hollings- Tnw L P v f Act kl , low1that lfc will hinder industry in creating ™Vn M % ft"" 18 "to know that Army-Navy hospitals will be available for them at all times and therefore resent being taxed ACT No V T\ " eVer US6 ' YeS> VETERANS ARE AGAINST * Taxpayers Are AGAINST Act No. 3: You, as a taxpayer know that the $7,500,000.00 annual tax burden noposed by the Hollmgsworth Hospital Act would be passed along n the form of higher retail prices. You, as a Consumer, know that m the ast analysis you would bear this burden of increase in taxes. With the highest per capita state debt in the nation Arkansas On November 7-Vote AGAINST INITIATED ACT NO. 3 —FOR INITIATED ACT-^S.~3~AGAINST INITIATED ACT NO. 3 Signed by Mississippi County Committee of the ARKANSAS PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL The Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce Urges You To )u Wish-But -ITS THE AMERICAN WAY! ^;**^ <;"*•> ™-- iVv

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