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i-AGBFOUI , i'HE PLXTHEVILLE CQUJHER NEWS ' '•' TH*OODRIER>IBWBQO. . W. EAINGS, Publisher SAMUEL r. NORRIB, Editor JAiqg A. QATEN6, Advertising Ibnager Sole Rational Advertising Repr««ent«iUvea: ' W»lUj:e W«mer Oo, New' York, Chicago, De- Holt," Atlanta, Memphis. •••.'•• Published Every Att«moo> Except Bundaj EnterM ai second claw matter at toe poat- olflce »t plythevllle, Arkansa*, under act of Oon- gresj, October 9, 1917. Served by Oa IJtUted Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES Bj carrier In the city of Blyth«vtU», 10c per week, pr 8$o per month. .. • -. By mall, within a radius of « miles, »4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, f I.oo for three months; by mall outside 50' mile zone $10.00 per year payaWe'in advance. '•*•— ' V*. A Welcome Disenchont- rrjenf In the last clays of (lie polilicnl campaign,,when Initb and. reason were looking decidedly groggy, we came upon two advertisements which renewed our hopes for the survival of those estimable virtues. Turning back lo those ads today, now thai the lim-ly-Jnirly's done, we still find them encouraging enough to pass along as a preview of a possible better world to come. One ad was put out by an aircraft manufacturer, the other l>y a maker of shaving cream. And both /approached their subject with a candor which copy writers commonly shun, apparently on the assumption that such an approach is too true to be good. The aircraft concern is talking about the helicopter, which it plans to make after the war. Now the helicopter, as everyone knows, has had a tremendous buildup as the air flivver of the future —one smart New York shop has even had a "helicopter fashion show," But here is the gist of what one of its future manufacturers has to say: "Flying a helicopter is not a job for a novice . . . Helicopters, if they could be purchased on Die market today, would :be more expensive than the most cosljy automobile . . . Helicopters are likely to be costly for some time lo conie ... It has not yet been demon- slrated that a helicopter is any more safe or less safe than any oilier aircraft." The shaving cream people went about selling thciv wares by slating a painful trulii which lias too long been avoided. "The word pleasure," they said, "shouldn't ever be mentioned in the same breath with shaving . , . the whole business, we say, is at best a •nuisance and a bore." Such talk can scarcely fail to have a healthy effect upon our civilization. Think, for instance, of the sadness and confusion that must have resulted already from the unnatural association of shaving and pleasure. Downy-faced youths have approached the brush and -razor with the notion that these symbols of manhood would combine the pleasures of a turkish bath and massage. There is no need to dwell upon their disillusionment. Time passc.d, the beard toughened, and shaving became a "nuisance .and a bore." Yet the ads continued to proclaim its pleasures. It was enough to shake a man's faith in things generally, Now if the same disenchantment can be forestalled in tomorrow's wonderful world of plastics, electronics and family nelicopters we shall be happier. Not that we doubt that these things will come. But too.many people seem to have the .idea that because \ve have been foiced to stop our normal progress for the grim business of killing and destruction, we shall immediately step PLYTHEVILLP <ARK.)' COURIER NEWS through the looking glass on the day of victory into a new wonderland. g( tdlUrUk tnm ,«o«J«r»enMol M fc u HbuwlfdpitDt of to. to UM *«l*ct« ' Victory for Caesar An ultimatum was delivered to record mnnu- fucturers in .June, 1042, by Jumes Cuc.sar I'etrillo, czar of the American Federation of Musicians. Np .member of lil.v union, l>ctrlllo said, would lilny for recordings.or transcriptions nfler AUB. l unless the companies ani'ccd to pay roynllies on all words .sold, Hie money to go Into a union fund. Despite its purported huinniiltnrinn purpose o[ aiding musicians- who lose (heir jobs to "cninicd music" devices, llils was a ihakedown, pure and simple, On Us face, 11 was what the antl-tnust laws cn,)l a "\wont'fiil and unlawful o-Jinblimtlon and conspiracy In rcslratnl of trade.'Yet, with acquiescence Ivy (ho Ivra remaining lloldouts, HCA-Vlctor and Columbia, Pctrlllo now 1ms won nn nil-cut victory. He has been upheld by the Federal courts, lie has dcltcU Ihe President, Hie WLB, Die OWI mul other brandies of (lie Government, and lie hns broken his pledged word. He has promised to slop the. boycott ol Die President 40 requested. He did not. da so. But his coercion hns proved so effective thnl the companies huve surrendered rather Hum g.i out of business, and (lie law, as it stands, Is powerless. Unemployed musicians have a case, ol course.' But .so have nil oilier workers wlio hn,w been affected by the march of technological progress. Thousands of slnjjecoach drivers and steamboat, crew member.'; lost, tlicir jol» ivhcii (lie railroads cr.mc along. Bi\l if railroads were required lo pay royalties to these cllsDosscsf.ed workers', a premium on unemployment and n tlmg on progress would have resulted. The nntwer is not a perpetual lax exacted at pistol point by n union, but co-operation by industry, hiljor mid government In solving the problem. Jlow could IMrillo get nwtw wllli (Ills mltiise of labor'.-, economic wcnuon? 'Hie answer Is In Hie Hulchciio.il case, Ihu notorious jurisdiclionnl strike which Jlcd up construction work nl the Ajihciiser.-Busch plant in St. Lpuls for ycar.v. The Supreme Court un Fell, 3, 1941, ruled lhat Ihc Clayton Act Old not apply, that lubor was immune lo prosecution under Ihc anti-trust, ln«'-s in .Mich a work stoppage. T'lie United Slates District Court In Chicago .on Oct. 12, ism, rc- fu.scd, under this precedent, to tnke acllpn against Pelrillo, and the. Supreme • Court upheld Its view 911 Feb. 15, 19'13. Caesar Pclrtllo's stirccs.sfiil shakedown thus proves the need for amending the anti-trust, laws to mi\ko them apply to InLor unions. The right*, oi mrion.1 are prolceted by law/ but they should not be permuted lo me boycott tactics Ihut private business is forbidden to use. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, •SO THEY SAT As fnr ns I know, they (the Japs) now bnve ft few battleships and one oi 1 two first line curriers. Jnpnn's homeland is pretty welt open for our nnvnl power.—Vice Ailinl. Jlnrc A. Mltsclicr. v » « It Is true thnt Riscist inovcinents existed in oilier counlricii, even in America and England, but r want to point out (lie difference between n simple cold mid pncnmonln.—Prof. William Ebcnslcin ot U. of Wisconsin. » • » Jet propulsion and rocket power will provide new altitudes, n BW velocities, new power for njicrafl and new devices as impirtnnt and revolutionary to human life n.s ihe invenllon of the airplane Itself.—G. Edward Pcndray, assistant to the president ol Westinghouse. * • • I 16, never been kissed.—Filipino girl, opening food-for-sonp barter with FT crewmen. « • » The future Is. foreboding, but not ropelcss. I refuse to think u w i n postwar crime wave is in- evilnble. as sonic pcfslmlsts do, It can be prevented. For one thing, full employment must be provided through the joint efforts of Bovern- ment, labor, mul industry.—Leivls E. Laura, for- n.ier Sing Siuj; Prison warden. • • » The armies of Ihe future will be very largely carried by air in something like civil iransporl pln.ncs.—Lord Svvinton, BritUh minister ot civil aviation, at Chicago. Our Boarding Housewith Maj. Hopple Out Our Way ff^v^-u* f~ ^^9^1wA .'•£ili"~, '.V* SIDI GLANCK 4JK ^ <m i*/; corn. m« ay nr> s'tmxt, IHC . T. H. »to. u. s, PAT. opf.^ &&/•';'£& "Slit's tn-f-nnixing :\ new kind of group—it's to be one i f(jr_\voii)cii wlio sluy home, Hike care of (heir families,' i - ';iml mind fljeir.cwi) business I',''<..£••'. -'. ' t THIS CURIOUS WORLD , DURING THE DROUTH OF SEVERAL YEARS AGO, FARM SOIL FROM THE WESTERN DUST BOWL 4REA WAS CARRIED TO DISTANCES OF TWO ' QUEEN BUMBLEBEES HISE(?WATE IN AUTUAW, AND THEY ALONE OF THE COLONY , SURVIVE THE WINTER. ANSWER: Venice, Italy. NgXT: signs of postwar tiroes. In Hollywood HY KRSKINH JOHNSON' <\KA Slaff CoriL'Siioiielrnt To heck we say willi Ihcse movie >lnr Rl-hoiiic interviews. Today we Jive you a triple feature—the Alan Ladds the Ert Gardiucrs ami Veronica Lake at the studio. Alan and Veronica arc nlnytng .hcinsclvcs in tlic film version of 'Duffy's Tavern" in which Ed Is starred as Archie, throwing everybody together in next door dressing rooms whether they like it or not. Mrs. Gardiner, a pretty blonde named Simonc, and Mrs. Ladd, the former Sue cnrrol, had tagged ilong the day we barged in in see their mates emote. But no one was emoting. A couple of carpenter? were relnnldinp the set. They should have turned on the mike. The dialog was terrific. Mrs. Gardiner couldn't stay very long, she was linviiig company for Sinner. A chop suey and hot fudge sundae orgy. "And don'i invite anyone rise," .••-lie warned Ed. "We've already got SMO people coming," she said. Ed braced himself in his chair for what might happen. . Darling," he cooed. "I may bring NSTALUNfS !^ LIGHTS |W OUR pa\\6 ^p US ESK.-.NVDS MORE At QU'R£ NOT aPREAD AS >SOOL OM OUR. COTS> ian \O(JK -jtyur-* tvjuvt:^ ARE OUT OP SEASON OrtLV i^DiKj>j SUMMER! WHfCT DO VpU VJkNff ^fVrt MORE to\JERS ~~ AR& YOU PtAMrilNS To OSE YOUR. BEDS. TO . CHESTNUTS? /PUBLIC SPEAKIW& f IS VERY 1MFORTAMT IM AM EDUCATION). . AMP t'P LIKE TO TRY THIS OME OUT OM YOU... FELLOW \ CITIZENS, IF YOU '\ WILL MAKE. A CASUAL PEEUSAL •OF MY OPFOUEW& ' n POLICIES YOU'LL BOOOOH.' — , ----- _ ,^, . v ^_^_ U, OSSERVE TH6 IMCONSISTEM- .. TERRIBLE.. 1 THAT5 TO HELP YOU, WOT TO RAZZ- ITS TO MAKE ^OUE THICK SO YOU GSM TAKE (T AfB \VELL. HOOR.-V/7 "*• WOMDERFULf PERFECT.' THAT'S TO KEEP YOU FROM I GITTIW 1 DlSCOUR-" AGED IM TAKlM' IT AW N-\AK£ V<Z>OR. SKIN THICKER A^' i THICKER--WE BOTH HELPiN 1 GIVE IT.' A KMOCKIM' r^C .THE HEUPEK yoa want (o tiny more War Bonds SELL tJS THE FURNITURE rOU ARE NOT USING, for cash! Also liberal trade-in allowance for old furniture on new. Ajyin Hartly Furn. Co. 3. IE. Main Phone 2302 home a race horse." Mrs. Gardiner turned pale, nice horse!" she yelled. "Yeah, ycnh," Ed said. "But not for racing. For breeding. I've got it, all figured out. We'll buy n ranch, £10,000 or so and . . . We breed horses, see, and improve the property and we cnn deduct, everything from our income tax." Mrs. Gardiner sold she really had :o be going. "I've got to find some Jricfl noodles some place," 'she said. "And DON'T bring home a race horse!" VKKOXICA KNITS (BOTH EYES) Veronica Lake was sitting in her dressing room knitting a pair of size 12 socks for her fiance, director Andre do Toih. -Technicolor socks. Six balls of yarn and all a different color. She looked like she was operating a puppet show instead of knitting socks. It's n good thing her hair is up these days She'd never be able to work those nced!;!s with only one eye. "I didn't know I could be so do meslic," Veronica said. She's get- tin" married, for the second time in December. "But this is it," sh said. "This will be the last tlma. She looked mighty pretty in a black velvet .suit will) a. gold kej for an ornament in her hair. No the key didnt fit any lock. "Every? bcdy asks that." she chuckled. LADD IS DASIirUI. Alan Ladd, the kid with the bis boxoffice appeal, and the Mrs. wen standing near the door to thi found stage when a group of Ail t Forces boys on leave from overseas were ushered in to sec how movies are made. 'Go on over and talk to 'cm, Mrs. Lnrid said, giving him a shove Alan did. "He's bashful," Mrs. L explained. They hart just come from a stti clio luncheon. Mrs. L-. said, when somebody had said that Ladd \yn Parnmount's top box-office star •He was so funny." she chuckled "He gels flustered cosily. He turn- eel to Frank Freeman (Paramount 1 Ing boss) and snld, 'How about : boss, bonus?'" The Ladds have been trying li gel away for n vacation for the las .six months. But every lime the' get packed. Paramount calls Lad! for another plcluro. First U «-a "Two Yenrs Before the Mast." thev "Salty o'Rouricc then "Duffy's Tiv ern." Now they are postponing It agali for an Army cnmn tour. New Guinea got its name be- cf.usc It reminded explorers of the Guinea coast ot Africa, yet ui £y Sianty flaky cucr ' , JOfl, NBA Stryjge, Inc. THE RTORYi liojtjtJo gel, ,„ <,,. *ncfc of d>-«jifii»tii nnJ (Iiliika be I 1. Kolni; I" dlv. <ifa^ fr ,,r U i,l, t .*, fx tlitlt In. Mill l lr reclifrr-lhun fV rr Ilif Jir-jcl iluj- (o innku lljtji, f ur _ : BM II. ' * * 1 XJV J BREEZED In (lie following afl- erncoj) lo find J3o£gig slj-elclied out on the divan. He had put on liis glasses and was going through some documents filed in the little portfolio beside liimi "Well, Virgil," I ?n ic) cheerfully. ' Glad to see you're up and mound nuain." He glared at me. "What's (hat idiotic gdn on your face for? Anything funny flbout me?" This sudden crack took the wind l.oul of my sails, I looked ut him perplexedly. ; "I wasn't grinning. I'm merely glad to tee you're all right." ' I didn't realize it then, hut I'd .been about as tactful as ;i guy i who asks a woman how old she is .Boggio was slill rankling because ll'd seen him bellyaching'the ni'glil before and he was making it his : business to regain his former ures- '. tige. ; For a moment Boggio continued reading, then lie suddenly threw the document down, i "Damn you!" he said. "The way you stand there looking at me you'd think I was a museum piece. 'It (here's anything funny about .me, say so. Maybe my nose is green. Or there's straw in my hair ..." i He began sputtering the way he •always did when he worked himself. into a rage. Now it was all clear to me. When I came in I .should have acted as if nothing had happened the night before. I know better than to argue when Boggio gets that way. ! sat down, fixed my gaze on a cigaret bum in the carpet, and waited .for the storm lo blow over. But it didn't. He got off the divan, shoved his feet into a pair of red leather slippers and started pacing up and down. "What the hell do you do with yourself ;ill day, Leo? Why aren't you learning? Improving yourself. .Why don't you go to court und pick up a few ideas instead of playing around? D'you think I'm keeping y ou for (he fun of it? R'you think I'm paying out good money so you can buy yourself fancy ears and burn up tlie town?" * * * J GRIPPED the edge of my chair. The injustice of this sudden onslaught was enough to make anyone fight baclt, But when ij vc been around Bosgio for some lime you know when to control yourself. First lie has to say his piece and then he'd calm down. So (he torrent of words continued and 1 kept looking at the floor. After a while Boggio's voice broke and he sn{ down. I got up, walked over to the kitchen and brought back a glass of water lie gulped it down, then panted, 1 gelling back his wind. It looked like an opportune moment for nutting in my l w b cents' worth "Look, Virgil," I said quietly. You don't like the way I'm earning my dough. I don't like it either. D'you think I get any kick out of those piddling little jobs you've been giving me? Drawm- ap contracts that a half-baked law student could do with one hand tied behind his hack. I'd like lo sink my teeth info something worthwhile. I'm ambitious and I'm getting stale. AH those months yon were away in Cuba I was waiting for you. And you got back in the nick'of time. I was flat broke. The morning you called me I was looking at "the Help Wanted ads. That wouldn't have happened if you'd let me open a !aw office. 'And I could still handle all your work." This wasn't my diplomatic day. • NOVEMBPK U, 1914 , He crashed Ms flsl down on the (..able beside him, knocking over the hair empty glass. U began dripping on the carpel and I picked H up. Tor Chrjssakcs!" ho yelled "How many time? do I have to tell you I don't want no law office. Ami no oilier odlce of any Thai got him started on fount two, I could have kicked myself for'not keeping my mouth' shut' Tljis had always been a sore spot between us. Me asking foe ari office and Doggio refusing b.ccau«e lie didn't want mo to become loo independent. "Who put you where you are?" he continued. "\Vho gave you your first bieali? I did! So get this straight! I've t'ot you lied up and you'll do as t tell you J own you, see? Like I own these slippers! Like I own Ginger!" I dicln'l say anything. Maybe; he hadn't heiird about Abe Lin- cpln yet. Since it was useless trying to get anywhere >yith him uflcriioon, I waited l till h e was all in again, then walked to the door. "I'll be seeing you, Virgil," I said, "when you feel belter. Goodby!" ''; I slummed the door''behind me. called me up that evening. "I'm speaking from a drugstore; Virgil's up but he hasn't moved from the house all day. He's in a vile temper." "You're telling me! He practically slaughtered me this afternoon." "You mean you were over?" "Sure I was. Where were you?", Getting my hair fixed." "How long can you stay away now?" , "I can't. I went out to buy some bicarbonate. He's wailing for me." I was tempted to tell her to dilch him; then I thought belter of it. : 'Call me again the moment you're free. Ginger. I want to see you badly." "I want to see you loo, Lpo." "All right, lion. Make it soon.'? "I will, Leo, 'In 1 ." 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