The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 15, 1944 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 15, 1944
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i-AGB'FOUl 'IHE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THl COURIER NEWS CO. Hi' W. BAINE8, Publisher f BAlfOKL P. NOBRIB, Editor A. GATEN8, Advertising Manager Bole National Advertising Representatives: WUlace Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, De- trott, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Erery Aftemooa Except Bunttay 1. \' Enttrwl u Mcond class matter at the post\? otto* at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Doni gran, October 9, 1617, Served by the United Press " , SUBSCRIPTION RATES ^y carrier In ths city of Blythertlle, 20o per week, or 85o per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, |4.00 per >ear, $200 for six months, »l.t)0 for three months; by mail outside 60 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. 1 Lesson for the Master Race ' If«recent icpoits from within Gei 1 - ivmny are to be credited, tlic Nazis themselves luue accommodatingly staii- cS the difficult task of de-educating afid re-educating their followers. This is being done nov tm-ough books, but thiough nnpiCfasue laboratory demon- su aliens in then own city streets. ( ' It seems that their dwindling manpower reserve has forced the Nazis to impress prisoners from Asiatic Russia into service, and thus knock the racial sjipt^macy theoiv for a loop. For today the Gcirruns see about them a coii- gjomeiale collection of men in German uniforms whose complexion and bone structure proclaim them to be "inferior," according to thc master-race diet which Hitler fed his people for 10 years. ' ' That must be quite a jolt. And par- ticulailv bince m.uij of these foreigners wear.the SS uniform. The SS used to be thc of thc Nazi crop. Its fanatic membeib weie intent on proving, 14' Wood and slaughter, that the "Nor, dies" living inside certain artificial political houndaiies were ordained by na- tuiejs laus to enslave and rule their neighbors. Today thousands of those iinlunfc disciples of the New Order lie buried in dittant landb So many arc gone that the Na/i leaders must now force members of the destined slave race, on pain of death, to defend the master race against defeat by the conquering "in- fenoi" .unites It would be a baffling task to try to e\p!am such an anomaly. Here are .prisoners compelled to take tip amis in ' defense of a philosophy which would ens,hu e them but which, by defending, they also destioy The significance behind the bight of i\ Mongoloid face above an SS umfoim can hardly be lost upon the most obtuse German. ;, And yet it may be wondered how lasting an impiessioii the lesson will . Supei-racism isn't a Nazi invention. It ha\flomished m Germany for more than a'centui v, in such things as Hegel's IH.eoiy of the dominance of (lie Ger- mtuilc people as world rulers; Nietz- srfie's vision of a superman and a "dar- . mg and uilei lace" triumphing over slave types paialyml by Jewish-Christian moi.ihti , Wagner's grandiose Teu- toiuc.mvths, Tieitschkc's anti-Socialist, anfi-tktliolic, ,,,,li Polish iuid anti-Jewish \uitnigb H'tlei's cnclc ueien't, the first smaiF men to peneil philosophic thought to despicable piacfice ' JJeimaiii was also thc cradle of modem anti-Semitism. In the last quartet 6f the 19th century this bigotry spread to Kussia, Hungary, Romania and ' Fiance, climaxcl there by the infamous Dievfus peisccnbon Directly after thc last wai anli Semilism reappeared in Gcimanv, and it took but little encouragement for Hitler to fan it into flame. __ Rscism is « coiik-enilal German aber- BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.); .COURIER NEWS ration. Us eradication will be a- hard, perplexing problem for Germany's conquerors. Kut a practical example of its inconsistent, folly, presented unwillingly by German authorities, may be as hopeful a beginning as could be asked for. Movies Join the General Staff If Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, perhaps a practice originated on America's football fields may be helping to win Ibis war. For just as a coach looks nl the movies of last Saturday's game to study and avoid mis-"' lakes in the next one, so our General" Staff studios combat films for what they can leach in (he conduct of war. Jn western K»ro|>o alone; there are 200 combat photographers who shoot nn average of 60,000 feet of film a week. This is rushed to London for developing, (hen flown to Washington. Thus for the first lime in the history of war, the generals timl admirals who plah I he broad strategy of battle may sliaru UK; field conimiiiidi-r's view of iU tactical application. Conceivably this "is saving |j vcs am | speeding victory. S 0 (lie next time we grow! at spending money for some mine-run I lolly wood product, we might temper our ire with the thought that the technical refinements of movie- making are making a real contribution toward winning the war. -.* B«»re8BeUoB to fbi* Mlnmo at edltorUlg (ran •Urn menytyta ••«• •*« mtam^rUj BWU •edontment M to M MkMwIcdcment of to- ta UM More Use of the Schools With public rccrcnUoti sweeping the town many ncrjons have wondered why so miiny school buildings arc dark at nlghl. Why shouldn't, move schools be open for supervised ynmcs. daiiciii e ..and whntovcj-.qtlicr ncllvUles are good •'or th<; youth of n'community? The Incl is, evening use ot lh L . sthools Is spreading rather Insl. Ttic recent oiieiilng or the Southwest _ tccn town • in the li! B h school bullflliijj followed youth nctivlllss alreaciy slni'tcd in some of the elcmcnUiiy. school.',. They have been soi auccc^ful. that niore school use seems almost 'certain to follow. -' '•••' For several years the city recreation division nnel (lie school board Imve been co-operating for supervised summer play on school eroimrts Use of Hie buildings for ivlnter activities ivns n' logical development. One type of tlifficully comes from tlic custodians and .sometimes the school principals It is only nntural that persons chnrgcd with the care of n bullriine think of spotlcssncss to the exclusion nt everything. A few scrniclics on llic floors, or nmrrcd walls, nrc a major disaster ns they sec it. Thnl Ls the kind of single-track interest that makes good custodians; but ns Ihe community BCCS lt ;t hc ,„„ llsc 0[ thc school building Is f nr 1110 ,. c | [r , 1Hlrtl ,, u . lllc |)l|1)|1( , l)ays for the school bnlWiiigs; ami the nwre tlray COM «rvc thc public thc hotter. School buildings may become antiquated, but they don't wear out with use. Una week' rcim-senlallvcs of the recreation division, school board and park board met to work on a unified program, winter nml summer. Their co-openitlon points to still more progress for recreation in Kansas City. —KANSAS CITY T1MKS. SO TH£Y SAY Through all the trials and tribulations in n hot, alien country you Jiavc griped and ciu.sed, you have sworn to return to Ihc United Stales and never leave, but through it nil you have dene your Job.—U.-GOII. Daniel I. Sultan io India-Burma command. * * Thc large number of votes received by Uewcy IcsUtta to the fact that RroscvcH's policy is v.orrying wide circles of the American people.— Berlin radio. __ . — _ Our BoardingHouse with Maj. Hoople Out Our Way 9>mm ; Now Ilia! you y c «ol all our Chrislmas shoppinu done 1 suppose I should «cl our New Ywir's Kvc reservations and onler my {jardcn seeds for next spring!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWIOUm Ferguton FOR POST-WAR A(K TRAVELERS. TOWNS AND CITIES WILL BE MARKED WITH ENORMOUS" LETTERS VISIBLE FROM ABOVE, NOT OMtr GIVING NAME OF Pl-ACE, Bur LATITUDE WELL, WJIH ARROW POINTIU& • EVEN FAT PEOPLE HAVE THEIR LEAN DAYS/' Says FRED SCHULZE, IS A FISH-EATER ... Bur 6tt ITS FISH WHl-JACM THEM FROAI OTHER fjlRDs. T. u. »to. u. s. wr. 'OFF. NEXTt_Whai metal Is most abundant In thc earth's crust? In Hollywood BY KltSKINK .TOIIKSOK NBA Stuff ('imi-spomltnl After World Wnr I, Jack Benny as playing Ihc violin »nrt doing comic monolog In vaudeville cir- uts. One day he was playing the Drphcimi Thenler lit Vancouver, he Mfti-N Brothers were on thc line 1)111 ami Zopuo invited Ucu- y to n friend's house foe dinner. After dinner thc family's pistail- (I daughter insisted on playing ic violin. "She's n progeny," "her rcud parents announced. Benny nd to listen. Ths girl's playing was crnmc ant! he all but toltl her so. Next day the yirl brought a group neighljoiluwel kids to Jack's Kiluiee and w,inie,j them, "When us feller Jack Benny comes on )C stage I don't mint ( 0 |,car one igh. Don'i even sm ti c . T| 1B first >e that laughs I'm gounn punch raishl in tin: nose." The kids, sittin,. | n din first two ows. didn't laugh. Neither did thcv nilc. They just .stnrrd at. Benny o matter what lie did he couldn't" i'cn get a ulRsIo out of them, it low him higher limn a kite and f inutfCfi every gas; Hi: GOT j;vi:\ Years later in I.os Angeles Jar-Kiel the iiiqhulpd lltilc K M work- in B (li-iKirtiiirnl store and mar- 1T SEEMS A MUCH 1OO EASV WAV OUT PER .SUCH ^ CRUEL - PITILESS ENEMY OH, HH. AIM'T i GOMN\ HAVE MO \ PICMIC-- IT MA.Y } 7AKE MY FIRIM' \ 3 DAD A H-XFFA > PAY TO HIT ES AD, ALVIM / Too Tl RED TO HOP UPSTAIRS ASSD W XVLOPUoisS&- HAR-ROMPH.'-'— AT AG£ I SHOULDERED HERCULES { YOU'R.5 J06T THE BIG TRUDGED NMLES TO TOVONi Oiroolo Cu|v«rf " THt) l!oM6 SHOT" ricd her! But not until she mentioned It did he recognize her as the brat who had sabotaged his act in Vancouver. Says Mary Livingstone, who is still heckling him: -That night when I plnycd the violin and Jack held his nose I said I'd gel even with him. I didn't do badly next day when I loused up his gags. But t didn't dream then thai I'd marry him to really complete the job." You'll be sraiiK Jack In a new movie soon, "The Horn Blows al Midnight." /Vs usiinl. lie lakes n ribbing In the script, for his penny pinching. Offstage. Utis Benny characteristic, dreamed up by his writers, has cost him a small fortune. Just to be sure no one tukts it seriously, he goes out of his way to grab the chert and tip double' Jack works with his writers in his bedroom nl home. It's spacious .with lots of desk and table room .-ill littered «ith papers, scripts' magazines, book, photographs of friends. Tlic place may look like a cyclone just passed through, but. Jack is certain that if anybody cleaned it up he couldn't find a bJctocert thing. Next to his bed is a radio a telephone. He can practically dn a day's work in bed. Ihc writers gather around three days n week. Everyone paces Ihc Moor. l--|,tt!Ti;n AS SAI.KSiHAX Jack likes to remember how he landed in sho.v business bcrnusc he was such » poor salesman In hi* father',"; ftorc. t'arp.v owned a clothim; store in Waukcgaii.Ill. Benny went to work I here after school but his heart wasn't In II. one day his fnlher wns ui> front when a man came in. walked to Ihe rear of the store and hnnded Benny some monev which he promptly "rang up in the rash register. later, his father asked. "WhiU did you sell?" "1 didn't sell anylhinc," sn id Benny. "The man just gave me some money on his account?" "What was his name?" askert his father. "Oee." Benny said. "I forgo; to him." WEDNESDAY, NOVRMRRR JG, 30'JJ Suffocating, Isn't It? FARMERS We have, plenty of Iron Roofing and Rough Cypress for barns and sheds. 3 Year FHA Terms It desired. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. • Sare f.0% On TRUSSES 8teel and KtsMh STEWART 1 S... 0 r a | S ( • r « Main A Lake I'honc 2H27 [Work shoe re- Blairs are made here with the same mcticu- _ ^_^ ^[lous care used for most expensive shoes. Our leathers are long wearing and the best available for this character work. If you want wear and comfort try us. Try our "Own Made" ICE CREAM Ole Hickory Inn Factory Method * * Our newly installed equipment includes a CRANKSHAFT GRINDER, HOMING BARS PISTON GRINDER, BEARING RE-SIZKR. LINE IJORING MACHINE, CONNECTING ROD RE-BABHITING MACHINE, etc. Our men are factory trained and use factory approved methods. Take your truck, car or tractor to your own dealer or garage and have them send the motor to us to be completely rebuilt! * * John Miles Miller Co. Blyfheville, Ark. DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" (ROYAL, SMITH, COHONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE! TYPEWRITERS 118 N. 2nd STREET (Ewry Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) PHONE 3382 ,voula ,, (linn I-VIT. !!<• lu ck f,,r ,„„ , ri ,rk!,, B lint rufu^CH lo Id XV j^S time went' on my meeting! willi Ginger were greatly sini- phfied. She liad hit upon n system that \vc called "Maisio." Mnisic O'Driscoll had been one of the girls in the lino at Minsky's when Ginger hnd first started out there. Mnisic was the third f rom the left. Ginger the fourth. That kind of a setup makes for either rivalry or friendship. In this case they hit it ofT. objections coute! Boggio have if Ginger suddenly decided to see a whole lot ot her friend who had meanwhile married and settled down? And then one evening we became reckless: 5Jusier than ever. Boggio hat! told Ginger he'd be out until late./. "Let's go to' the Scheherazade," she suggested,- __ It was a flasliy place. The tables v>tre arranged in tiers around thc cinn'ce floor, enabling everyone fo Bct'n good view of the floor show that went on intermitlenlly tbrotigliout the evening. Our fable was on the highest tier, on a sort of mezzanine. The Scheherazade wasn't very big but (lie walls were practically all mirror and when half a dozen feirls kicked their legs it j'ookeci as if there were millions of them. Ginger nnd I were in excellent spirits and after a couple of cocktails became positively boisterous. "Hello Maisie," she grinned. "Hello Ginger." She turned to face thc mirror across from us. "Don't you think we make a pretty good tombiiiftlion?" "You bet \ve do. With my looks and your brains we're about the sninrlcsl couple in the joint," i We both laughed and then some- happened. Ginger turned to look at ncrsclf in thc mirror again nd the laugh froze on her face * * e "CHAT'S the matter?" - She didn't answer and her race was white as a sheet, 1 followed her gaze. The mirror she was looking into reflected the one facing the bar downstairs My gaze slowly traveled ilong several figures seated on the high stools then my stomach turned to lead Holding a glass of milk in one hand and talking excitedly (o n man whose face I couldn't SC e was Boggio. All ho had to do was look up and he'd see us. Practically paralyzed, I slowly turned back to Ginger again. "Oh, Leo," she murmured. "I'm scared. Get me out ot this. Do something, please!" "Shut up!" I snapped. "And dont move." H was" hard enough for me to figure out what we were going to do without having Ginger throw fit. In (his lousy Hall of Mirrors we had as much chance of romain- ng unseen as a couple of goldfish Finally I leaned forward 'Where's the little girls' room?" I whispered. "You might slip in here." "Right back of you," she answered. She \vas about to rise but " stopped her. "It's no good. When you walk >ast that mirror you'll be smack n his field of vision. Just stay put ind look at the menu." * » * fT was one of those huge affairs. A the size of a tabloid. She did as he was told and I continued to Milk. Maybe we could slip over o a less prominent spot? But the nacc was packed. Only one table vas empty and it was marked 'Reserved." It wasn't much better han ours but you clutch at niiy trnw in an emergency. Hiding ivy face I hailed the waiter ns he valked by. "Loak," I said. "Wo want to move to that table over there. Can you arrange it?" "Sony. We've been holding it for s-ome regulars. And I've promised it to n couple of gentlemen .it the bar if the parly doesn't show tip in five minutes." "One of them drinking a glass of milk?" i managed to say "Yes." I beckoned to him to come closer. Me leaned down. "I don'l want him Io see roe. Stall Him. Get him out of here I'll'make it worth your while." 'I'm sorry. I've already promised him thc- table," This was no time for arguing. "How much did he give you?" I inquired. The waiter hesitated. "Come on!" I snapped. "How much?" 'Ten dollars," he said reluctantly. I fumbled in my pocket, pulled out a wad of notes and peeled off three fives. I slipped them into his willing hand. "Tell him you're sorry bill that party is arriving. They've just phoned you. Give him back his ten bucks. When he goes I'll give you another fifteen." He bowed, shoved the plates on a tray, nnd scurried off. After a while I mustered up enough courage (o look in the mirror, De>wn al the bar the waiter was arguing w ith Boggio. I couldn't stand it nnd closed my eyes. ' An eternity passed and then I It a fap on my shoulder. Tlic waiter was standing beside me ' 'They're gone." I slumped back in my chair and didn t move for a few moments f was numb all over. Finally the vaiter coughed and I pulled my- elf together. I gave him the dough •!ieck l0miSCd an<i alS ° Paid ' tho We wont down fo (lie checkroom and I threw Ginger's coat nl her. . wasn t in any mood for niceties. I or-iercd a taxi and paced up and ctow.i until it drew up in front of ho door. Then I put Ginger in it. It u-,is only after it had driven down the street Hint I weakly staggered over to my car. .(To Bo Continued)

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