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JrAGE FOUl i'HE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COORIER NEWS 00. H. W. HAXijtES, Publisher ,.»,~ AMT3EL p ' NORRIO, Editor _ JAMES A. QATENS, Advertising Manager _£LYTHBV1LLB (ARK.); COURIER NEWS n N « R ,<!° Ilal Advertising Representatives: Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday second class SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carder in (he city of BlythevUle. 20o per week, or 85j per month. By mall, within a radius of -10 miles, KOO per Jffar, 52.00 for six months, $1.03 for three months; 'Tff mall outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. Interdependence Premier Stalin made a good speech <'<iid t\ heavU'iiing one on lhe occasion ''I' the iiiiniversfiiy of the Soviet revolution. H was sober, fanttml and statesmanlike, and much loss inflammatory than the writing in some of (.lie journals (hat reflect" his government's attitude. The Russian leader's latest address came at a propitious time as far as this country is concerned. It served as mi antidote to Izvcslia's unwamuUcd and unsubstantiated piece of the day before, which hinted at a "fake attempt" on Governor Dewey's life in a last-minute "Reichstag fire" attempt to rouse the public mind against American Communists. U tempered other intemperate comments on our political campaign in the Russian press. And it did much to counteract that strange tirade, also in <! l7.vc.stia, questioning the presence of American troops in Iran though no one knew better than t!ie Russians the sole reason for their presence was lo expedite delivery of American supplies to Russia. Perhaps one of the most heartening tilings- about Mr. Stalin's speech was his statement on postwar inter- .national policy, which sounded almost word for word like what we had been Hearing from both presidential candidates. When Jlr. Stalin speaks it is with the authority of the Russian state. //Thus there is comfort to be derived from his confident assertion that, a new, .•^ti-oiiE, peace-loving international organization "will be effective if the trreaf powers which have borne . . . the niaiii burden of tlie war against Germany, -will set in future also in the spirit of unanimity and accord." And, |Siich being the ways of diplomacy, there may be great future significance in his reference to Japan as "an. aggressive nation." But what might be of greatest long- range importance (at least for Americans) was .Mr. Stalin's stressing- of Allied interdependence, his ready admission that, while the second front could not have .succeeded without the Russian bulwark in the cast, neither could recent Russian .successes have been po.s- '; sible without the full-scale offensive in the west. We Americans are prone to forget thai obvious interdependence. Some of us seem terrified of hurting Russian feelings, and are so ovevsolicilious as j£t> blandly accept Soviet attacks on one (if our political parties. Allied interdependence will not coa.se wiili victory. The help, leadership and good will of this country, perhaps the worfd's strongest, will be indispcnsible. j Thai being .so, it seems neither isolationist, subversive nor anti-Russian to ' ask why we not honestly question Russian diplomatic policy on occasion even i while we admire Russian courage and !' virtues, and why we cannot conduct our own domestic., affairs without feeling apprehensive. , Sweet Home? Regimentation is an overworked bogey, but a situation lias come up in which it seems proper to rear rc>;iiucii- lalion's ugly head and scare the daylights out of everybody while there is time. In the latest issue of "Tomorrow's Town," put oul by the National Committee on IJotisinff, there j K (| lc suggestion by a California architect thai (he planning of a house is not (he business of an amateur (moaning the unimportant creature who is merely going to build, pay for and live in (he dwelling) but of- a professional. There is the further suggestion that the KIIA give preference to professionally designed houses in insuring home loans. We hope this idea doesn't make any headway. Planning one's own house is, like parenthood, one of the chief reasons for and joys of domesticity—-though fewer people achieve it. Those who do usually employ professional help. Hut certain creative artists can do their own planning, enjoy it, and do it well. For them we speak. Can it be that we arc coming to Die point where.a man's home is not his castle unless the turrets and battlements bear the professional's stamp and the Federal Housing Administration's QIC? Will the desire for an enclosed back porch become a matter of bureaucratic concern? If so, let us raise a howl before a new generation comes along lo whom the strains of "Home, Sweet Home" will be as meaningless as a jungle chant. Home Ties Mr. Churchill, who has spread more good will than the former Prince of Wales and traveled farther than Mrs. Roosevelt, is off again—this time to Paris. In the course of his travels he lias picked up more knowledge of world conditions than most of his fellow men could ever hope to know. Yet there is one condition prevalent in America which we do know about, and we suspect that it prevails throughout the world. On the basis of it we offer our explanation of why England gels to see as much of the Prime Minister as it does. He has to go home occasionally ( 0 get his laundry done. It will be hard for the average German" to' understand that Germany must he the bst or all nations thai will receive Allied assistance -^ Resident of cnpturcd Roetgen, Germany. » » • -As we extend our operations the war in the Pacific will be slowed down because of the tremendous lask of keening sullies and equipment pouring over longer and tanger Sllpply ,- ou t es _ Vice Adml. Mnrc A. Sooner or later the German army will again advance beyond the nelch's frontiers and re- conquer |], e territorial forefield needed by the greater Germanic cmpire.-Geilapo Chief Heinrich Himmlw. » • • The firm front of the Allied Nations lm made plnns for a sccllre ))e . (ce Somc X .-.peak of discord. There are differences of opinion . • . die amazing thing is not u ,, t (lirfcre]lccs exist, but how .small they alo nml |,o«- well thcv nrc solved peacefully.— Joseph Stalin. * » • Wo must, not under any circumslauccs acc-pt a compromise peace, i, 0 matter how alluring such n peace mny be or how desirous we may become of ending this terrible conrilct.-Joscph o. Grew, former ambassador to Japan SIDI GLANCES *y!tt i d- W «*a !1 r<F^«r ^;4»'J,r<W, i "The old doctor is all n^lil, bill he's old-fashioned- '•! ! w ,," ( !!f>' ou "H doclors KCI back from the war I'll bet 1 -', \ i Ihcy II have u lol of new names for my symploms!"'. -.'.-{ •THIS CURIOUS WORLD MEXICAN VOLCANO BORN LESS THAN A VEAR AGO IN A CORNFIELD, IS NOW ALMOSf / 2,000 FEET UI&H, AND .STILL SROWING ... AND IT5 LAVA FLOW HAS COVERED TOWNS FOUR M\LES AWAY, OWLY FOf?TY-ONE PERSONS WERE KILLED IN AUTOWO8ILE DURING 19^3, KC. u. c. fAi. o;r. WHEN THE RED CROSS 15 BACKED, irSOES MARCHING ArlEAD/'.fis* H.A.% BiLLL. - ^ NEXT: tout' ilLstancc soil erosion. In Ho!2y wood UV EUSKIXE JOHNSON' NKA Sl.iff Correspondent EXCLUSIVELY YOURS: Jack Benny, who has loured both Hie European imcl Soulh Pacific fox- iQle circuits, look a verbal crack today al critics of USD overseas entertainers. "Nobody travels 30,000 miles NOT to entertain, 1 ' lie said. "You can't lake out on a nillion men what three guys say." Gag writer Eddie Mornn says he ins it on good authority that Frank Sinatra will never again visit the White House. During his recent visit with PDU. Fala dragged him out. into the backyard and tried to bury liiml * • • Veronica Lake ami iMrectnr Andre DeToth will become Mr. and Mrs. the week before Christmas. Her divorce from Maj. John Detlic becomes final Dec. 2. It nil] be a holiday marriagr, too, for Ann Jeffreys and Capt. Hoben Serena of ihc Army. Slip's (he feminine lead in Monogram's 'John DlHinger." Director Alfred Hitchcock has achieved the ultimate in his policy of visual, noi verbal, acting. Dur- pur Boarding House with Moj. Hoople OutO^Wqy ^TTR^Hi^s ? FOOF-.'; r" \ MvSD IT YONS BEFORE TUKT s'OU ARE N\G/-~- SO -GAD,CAM.'|T 3LJST ORRED TO MB TH - OV-lEO VOU s 'll FOR BUT YOU SHALL PAVIM& FOR. IT BEFORE IT LEWES THE SHOP EMEM |F COMES FIRST THE SSTT OP ' - -u I'LL SELECT SOME FOR A. r-StE\M .J • TOPCOAT.' /SERVES YOU RIGHT.' / • WH/a DO YOU LAYOfO TH FLOOR TO bEARRD AIN'T THERE CHAIRS IM THIS HOUSE? " --..-. SOON) BE )M AM \ 1KJDIAM CAMP WITH \ A BUFFALO STAMPEDE PASSING THROUGH, AS IM -» H ' - ins an enlire clays shooting on ''Spellbound," the only line siwken in n tola) of four scenes was Ingrlcl Kerumairs cpiestion to Gregory Peck. "Who nrc j'ou?" WHAT A ROUTINE Promised and hoped for: Ix>u cos- lello doing a turn ns vocalist with I'hil .Spilalny's all-ylrl orchestra In "Hero Come the Co-E<ls." Spftalny and his charm girls arc receiving Si:!(.,00» for the movie. Alec Templcton nri[i Stella Linger will write a Broadway musical to- fictlifr when they complete work on "Cabbages ami Kinds' al M-G-M. Andre Chariot, the girlie revue pioiliira-, has turned actor. He's playing a collcw professor In "Delightfully D.ijigcroiis." Agnes Christine Johnson, who wrote many of lhe Andy Hardy pic- Inrc.s Is HOI,- \vrilljig Hie "Janle" series nl Warner Bros. "Janle" Is Ihr female Atidy Hardy. Uremia Marshall is praying for (jiiiri: liberation of Manila, llr.r la- Ihri- Is a prisoner In lhe Santa Tornos concentration camp there. Joan Fontaine's current "Tlie Affairs of Sinan" Is her first comedy fin:c> "'the Women." Siaht of the week: Cliarle.5 Laughton doing an imitation of Eddie C'nnlor between scenes of "The Suspect," In which he plays a mur- drrrr. During an cnlertainmcnt lour, song writer Dave Franklin was ask- rrt to sing a couple of songs for a str.ckacle of German prisoners. They i-iill don't know It, but the last KI\\\> they hummed with him was 'O(Kl Bless America." « » « Tlie Epstein brothers are producing "Chicken Every Sunday" at WJUT.CT Bros, and have reached some problems In ihc script. Asked how things were comlni; along, Phil answered. "We're coming In on a «ing ami a prayer." .Sliolln nosers, the warbler, is Belting orchids from I,yle Talbot. S\VIST.TIMK-ANI)-A-1TAI.I' Locaj boy makes good: Lionel Hampton, once a soda jcrkcr on Los Angeles' Central Avenue, collected SH.OOO for a week's work at Ihc Golden Gate Theater In San Francisco. * V « Cdl. Paul Mantz, the movies' nir- plane expert, 1 will do all the trick Hying in the Eddie Ulckcnbackcr _MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1944 Hove Yuh Gotta : Rug ,1 Can Chew,'loo, Adolf?'' "'" I *-^^^^ ' ' *, ' film blogruphy "Huts In the lltnu. Vm n i-iullo show (ho other night orchestra louder Hobby Ariiibruster needed ihc muslvn I score from tins Mnrlne film "Tiinnvii." lie wired Washington. 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" : ( Our. men. nrc fitctory truincd and use factory; methods. "-'.' ' .Take your truck, car or traqtor to your own dealer or garage and have them send the motor to us to be completely rebuilt! John Miles Miller Co; Blythcyillc, Ark. EDWARDS ROYAL, "The Typewriter Man" SMITH, CORONA. AND HEMI^QTON PORTABLE 1 TYPEWRITERS 118 N. 2nd STREET PHONE 33821 (Every Transaollon Musi Be Satisfactory) ' " T€U 6OTT4 THINK L& ^ MlA .Strvlcc, Inc.* TI!H STOUVi II<| K R|(| p:ilU Kiilin- 1vck III on ],UM|IU-.SK l^lu'n In- rr- liiniM rriim rhl<'ji(^tt. li/ilin(rrk IN IINKUKIPII niih I lie nli'iiHiirr Mn- KCT Ki-rniH It, K'l mil <.r luu-llm- IliK '"'II: at (tiftll. xnr nis'E night a wccU later tlie ^ phone rang. It was Ginger. My heart began pounding ;iway like mart. 1 had deliberately been keeping away from her since that last scene in' Hogyio's apartment. "Can you come right over?" "What's the malter?" "It's Virgil. He's side." "Well?" : "He wants to see you." "I'm no doctor. 1 ' "Smarly. I know that." She certainly hadn't changed any. I was slilt sore, Ihongh, and her calling because of Jioggio didn't make me feel any better. "What's wrong?" I asked indifferently. "Those cramps." "There's nothing t cnn do." "Oh, Leo, he looks awful. Please come." "Boggio doesn't want me lo Conic. You wanl me to come. 1 ' "Is Ihcrc anylhing wrong with thai?" "You nccdn'l have pinned il on him. All right. I'll come as soon as I can." And I hung up. I gol there Ginger had already called a doctor. Boggio was propped up in heel, with beads of sweat glistening on his face. His eyes were wide open and staring, and he was rolling his lic.icl from one side to the other. "It's killing me,\ he muttered. "Slowly killing ii)fc." Then he saw me and ji$>Uonod that I should pull up a chair and sit down. His clammy hand seized mine. "You and Ginger," ho began, "you're my only friends. Nobody knows how badly I feel. The doctors don't know. They try to kid mo." Ho pulled his .hand away and stroked his middle. "It's in here. It's eating at me. Like this!" ]je slowly opened :md closed his list like a claw. "ICaling ;il my guls." He turned to me again. "Don't let me die, Leo!" I didn't knins- what to say. It was nil so incoherent and Boggio looked as it he were going lo bawl. I'd never fell such intense loalhing before. There he lay, wallowing in self-pity because, ot a lousy stomachache, mumbling about death as if it were imminent. I glnnccd at.Ginger. She was biting her lips, ,-ying lo hide her scorn. It was a relief when the buzzer finally sounded and the doctor came in. ' •' ; * 4 4 J-TE \vns a youngish man. earnest f and cfliciciil looking. After putting down his little black bag on the chair near the bed, he turned lo us. "Belter go into Die next room." We didn't need any urging. I slouched down on a divan and watched Ginger pour the drinks. We both had a stiff one and felt better. "Jerusalem!" I said. "He certainly goes to town with his third act <Ie.it!il)cd scene." Ginger shrugged. Now that I was there she secmeil to have gotten over her fright. "tie's always pulling that." "Maybe there's really something wrong with him." ' "Wrong my fool! He thinks he's got a cancer but lhe only thing that's the mailer with him is nervous indigestion. There isn't a doctor thai hasn't told him thai." She warmed to her subject. "He's the crudest thing J know and yet he's a coward. He can dish it out but can't take it. Nothing makes him happier than the sight of suftering i£ he's sitting in the back row ..." "K that's the way you feel," I interrupted, "why do you slick with him?" "Search me." One didn't liavc to search vcry.V far. The.mink conl;iind the jewels' on the, sideboard I.ay"there in mute'!'testimony. '":'.' '; ~~ •' "If you knew what was. good i for you," I said',, "you'd get back-J•on the stage, or work in a depart- 1 metil store, or in a laundry, or any " place. But you'd call your soul your own." , •' She lurried on me angrily. "Look who's talking!", she snapped. "What about ypu? .Why cion'l you go oul and dig ajlch.es?" Wo might have got into quite ' an argument if the doctor hadn't; come in just then.. :• "Nothing to worry about," he | announced cheerfully. "Merely, a j touch of dyspepsia. Tomorrow i morning he should be his usual ' self again-." " " '• • • Ginger gave me an I-told-you-, so look as she walked to the door with him. .:•-•• . * * * ) WE went back into the b.ed.rpqrn. Boggio already looked much belter. Merely seeing the"doctor had perked him up. "Well," he murmured, "I guess there's still some tight' left in lhe old carcass." . .'. "Sure," 1 said, without enthusiasm. "Lots of it." He sighed with contentment and closed his eyes. •;••••-, Ginger took me into the other room. "Tomorrow," she said, "he'll be ashamed, of; this and he'll be cockier than ever to make us forget it." , , ! "You know him pretty-well,' don't you?" i "When a woman's around a ! man for only a day she probably | finds out more about him than ' anolhcr man can in six months-.< And I've been with him.for al- j most three years.' 1 • There was j plenty of bitterness in .her Voiee^ j "Good night, Ginger," I sajd. »i "Good night, Leo. 1 ' ' . ' ":; '-'I She came close, p'ut Her arms j around me and pressed her:body ngainst mine. I could fee} her> warm and trembling, her v lips I eagerly awaiting. ' * ! Maybe the fact that, .the, door was ajar and that there was only a distance of about iO (eet 'between Boggio and us irude that kiss more exciting .than all the others,. . J . .(To Be ConUnnei)' "•

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