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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 20, 1944
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BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COUHIER NEWS MONDAY, NOVEMBER- 20, 19-M IHE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB OOURIKR NEWS CO. B. W. BAINES, Publisher ' BAifUEL T NOHJUO, Editor JAMES A. O ATEN8, Advertising Manager Sole K«UoD«J Advertising Representative: Wllmer Co., New York, Chicago, De- AUuvU, Memphis. PobUdiM Every Aftemoom Except Sunday Kntemd it tecond class matter at tbe post- office *t BlytheriUe, Arkansas, under act of Con- (ntt, October 6, 1917. _ ~ Berred by the United Press "• : 'SUBSCRIPTION RATES By ttftia In the dty of Bljahevllle, 20c per •Mk, or 85o per monlh. fey m«fl,' within a radius of « miles, |400 per J etf l fS09 for six months, 11.00 for three months; jv mall outside 50 mile tone (10.00 per year payable In advance. _ • '' _ Words From the Wise It used to be that a. newspaper could come out bravely in favor of home and 'moliieniood without much fear of contradiction, But nowadays, with piogiessive education and all, it isn't as safe as it used to tic. So wo arc pleased to see that Mademoiselles Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne Diomie suppoit us in our fearless stand. We feel justified in 'citing the Miles. Dionnes' \K\\ because, as members of the semoi of the world's two known sets of quintuplets, those views demand ' icbpeet Otheiwise the United Press .wouldn't 'have 1 sent a man all the way up to GallandeivOnt:, lo get the first formal l^resb intemew that the girls have given. The UP's long-range planners probably .felt that, having lived on this e<irth foi 10',A years under somewhat unusual ciiciimstances, the young ladies flight have something interesting to !>ay, Thej \\eie right. The eaily life of the Miles. Dionno was coiiltadictory. Altliough sheltered and guarded, they were public property. •Then veiy existence altered other people's lives, made tidy fortunes, provoked bitter battles. Yet their first in- ierview made it clear that all this has left them untouched, and realistic and normal .to boot. ' £ ( Aftei 10 years of constant coin- jjjamonship, the five Miles. Dionne arc Still friends They seem able to think, independently but without animosity, znid to agice on fundamentals. That is a condition which any family of children 01:. ^natiOHs raiglit envy, and we-. hope that the post-Dumbarton Oaks conferences will take note of the Dionnes' example. ~ Thus the y.oung ladies all had dif- feient plans for a career, but were in unanimous agreement that the world ijas very big. And while differing in their appiaisals, they expressed general approval of Santa Glaus, Americans and people (the last, two apparently not being; synonymous in the UP interview- eVs mind) , rf A quint may look at a queen, and all five of these quints have. Ami a •^ery nice queen it was, too. * t But the young ladies told the inlcr- VJevver, emphatically and as one, that Jhey didn't want to be a (jiicen. It in- jjolves too much sitting down, said one; £011 get honored too much said another; a queen has to meet too many pco- pje, said the third;. there isn't enough fun and freedom, in the fourth's opinion; and the fifth decided she couldn't , do what she wanted to do if she were queen. ;> Poor: children, they have been honored, gasped over, stared at, sequestered and secluded as much as most Hueens. But there's no bitterness in lheir r renunciation of royalty— just pity, Understanding and disinclination. ~ The Miles. Di6nne arc rich little girls.^They Vui\e been movie actresses, and have shaken hands with ,a king and queen. But what was "the moat wonderful thing that ever happened lo them?" that was easy; for one it was .her first communion; for another, her last birthday parly; for all, being home with mama and papa and under one roof with all their brothers ami sister*;. The Postwar Bus Perlmps it is an unhealthy sign of conservation or mental sclerosis, but wo find ourselves much less intrigued by promises of revolutionary miracles in the postwar world than by possible improvements of existing institutions.. Take, for instance, the bus. It is a handy but by no means perfect vehicle. Yet the Mack Truck people tell u.s that we may hope for something nearer to our heart's desire. And if their prospectus pans out we shall most certainly agree. Among other (Jungs, (lie Mack people say, their will be a dcgasscr to banish those noxious engine odors that smart the eyes and nose, cause the head to ache, and generally revolt the senses. Also anti-slip doorsteps and heavier insulation. And there will be uniform, circulating-air heat instead of the prewar inadequacy which scorched the shins of the front-seat passengers and froze those in the back. The new bus will also have automatic transmission and a torque converter that should banish bumps and grinds from gear-shifting. Bui perhaps best of all is the thought that has been given the .standee, lie will have his own oblong windows at bis own eye leve|, above the regular windows. Think of it—-no more cricks in the neck, no more constant bowing to see if you've reached your slop. Ah, strap-hanging were paradise enow! Lead us lo it. , Suckers and Skeptics A Chilean radio producer put on an adaptation of Orson Welles' famous "men from Mars"'broadcast on the air the other night and achieved the same frigtening response. Citizens of Chile succumbed to panic, heart attacks, and an urge to run screaming into the streets in their nighl-ciblhcs, even as New York and New Jersey citizens did- six years ago. Alt of which confirms our earlier suspicion that one thing that got our svorld into its present sorry fix is that its inhabitants were all too ready to believe in Martian invasion, despite elaborate assurance that it was all a joke, and much to. reluctant to credit the possibility of Axis invasion, though they were assured that it was all in dead earnest. Utopia Bermuda's legislators have voted down proposals to levy taxes on land, income and inheritance. Who said there weren't any island paradises any more where one could so to get away from it all? * Tlie entire German Icxthook field needs thorough revision uiul we plan to undertake this revision as soon as uosslblc.— G. B. Fischer, German publisher. • • » For decades to come, the nation's entire economy— and that, means jolw and mamy in tlie bank, ami a chance to send j-cnr .sen to ccllccc— depends upon the outcome of Ihe (ro- convciTbn) job \ve hnvc ahead of us.— LI.-Gei). William S. Kuudscn. director Air Technical Service Command. SIDI OUNCES / - 4 BV *fA SEBVICE, WC. T, M. RCC. V. S. P*T. OFF. I/-2.0 "I'd liuvc a "onii clmucc lo {jd tnougli #is to drive work if my wife wasn't on the rnlion hoard!" lo THIS CURIOUS WORLD fly Ferguson CAME TO AMERICA APPROXIMATELY ONE HALF 'WHEN YOU TAKE THE STAND IN COURT, YOU SIT, "Says A30UT A YEAR ARE KILLED IN THE UMITED STATES BY FAUWG FftOM WWOOWS. Has Suow-Fixe October CHEYENNE, Wyo. (UP) — A •father record which hns stood in ilicycimc for 50 years was broken ,-hcii It fnllecl to snow In October. t has snowed In Oclober every year luce 1801. Chest Now to help relieve con- gcsiioii anil irritation in upper bronchial tubes, muscular soreness or tightness, cout;hiii[; spasms .-most youiigmotlicis riibS'icksViipoRubonllira-jtjClicst.iiiii back r.t bedtime. And at oticcVapoKub tubes wild iis special medicinal vapors chest and back surfaces like a warming poultice. So soolliini!, comforting . . .VnpoKiib invites restful sleep amlte;«i»i work- in}! for hours to rclicvedisiriss. And.. . ONLY VAPQRUB Gives You this spe- cialpenet rat iny -stimulating act ion. It's the best known lionic remedy for relieving miseries * m^^m^^ of chUdrcn-a W|CKS colds. Try it! W VAPORUa DRS. NIES & NIES OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS Rectal Diseases a Specialty (EXCEPT CANCER) OFFICE 1 HOURS. 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 514 Main Blythevllle, Ark. 1'honc 292J. Try onr "Own Made" ICE CREAM Ole Hickory Inn fr.m aifh Visit Us In Our NEW BUILDING Located at 121 E. Main St. T. 1. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Dealer - Parts & Service 121 E. Main 1'hone 2122 Recapping Vulcanizing -* * ADD UFE TO YOUK TIKKS MODINGER-POETZ WE CO. Factory Method FARMERS We have plen'.y of Iron Roofing anil Rough Cypress for barns and shells. 3 Year FHA Terms it desired. L C. Robinson Lumber Co. NEXT: Birds lhal rise whi In Hollywood BY EKSKINE JOHNSON NKA Staff Correspondent Leave it to Hollywood to dream up 11 technicolor genie with light- brown hair inul an Aladdin who Jcnvcs (he Bagdad slick chicks swooning when he warbles u love iony. In i> royal ribbing of Frank Sina- rn, slick chicks, sad Sams nnd 'rail quail, Columbia studio lunieri he technicolor cameras loose to:!ay on "A Thousand and One Nights," a fantasy of OW nag- lad with uralern jive nnd the tlico- y tliat (hougli 12th century glam- or girls were peat I-studded brcast- plnlcs instead of sweaters, the wolf whistles smmded much the same as the 19-14 version. Cornel Wilde is Aladdin, a croon- who is the Sinatra of his time. When Aladdin sitiRs. the s swoon. The geiile-oMhc-lnmp, with fast curves and jive chatter, is Columbia studio's best, slick chi;k Evelyn Kcyes. who warns Alaciciin early In the piece not to make au> puns about "genie with the ligli orown hair." Only problem is that some studio iconic- of- the- voice- doubles ma, hnvc to go out and hire hero Wild a nice crooning voice for a wil. scund track. Wilde is no Crosby o Sinatra. Me stiulicd singtnR for o \\hile right years njo in New York. Our-gqarding House with Maj.Hoople Out Our Way By J, R. Williams JUST A SECOMD JUST A MOMENT. WE KEEP TH' COOR LOCKED OS) ACCOUMT OF BURGLARS AM' TO GIVE TIME UL IT IS UfMO OUT I'LL t DR(WJ VJlLL 6E THE PART THEY USE ' FOR. .FACT IS I' THE FOVOL FOR. GOME FUTURE FE5TN<\L PERHAPS VOLETiDE ^ROASTTURfeV iu-ee HbNGe. op PACE USUM. WHV MOTHERS SS.T GRAV ,„, ,,, , The studio no«- has him working n vocal coach In hopes he may e able to rb the warbling him- elf. But the prcspecls are not too right. IK'S GOT \VII.Vr IT TAKES Just to give you a rough idea of hat else goes on in this celluloid ersion ol a hep Bagdad, the gr-nie istens to Aladdin sing nnd com Dents, "You're tiie slickest sender vest cf Samarkand." Ami aftei dancing with him, she says: "You're Bagdad's best riy cutter." Aladdins tcen-ascd swooners havent any booby .socks to roll <loivr £a instead they roll Iheir Oricnta •.antics up above their ankles. Co median Phil Silvers, as Abdullah provides the jaug'.is. - Sample: Silvers slopping a vohip luous veiled slick chick in the pil ".ce- gnrricn and then apologizing. 'Pardon me, but I thought you wen. Lana Turner." "We're gem;; to have the ycnr funniest picture or else the worst, director Al Green said. "It's Ilia kind of a movie. It's dangerous play ing arounil with fan;asy. You c' tcl] how Ihe public is going to ac cept it." The plot is Hollywood's favorit —the romantic triangle. The genie of-the-lamp is in love with Alnc rtln, who is in love with the jnin cess, plnyix! by Adele Jergciis. The sente doesn't like the idea but she's a slave to Ihc lamp anci that's that. It ell Huns cut all risiht. though. In a tri:k ending when the gciiie finally gets a chance to make a wish. GKTTIN'G STAR HIJIMHil' YCIUIB Wiidc is receiving a star buildup al Columbia alter playing Chopin opposite Merle Obcron in .the soon-to-be released "A Song to Remember." He ramp to Hollywood via the New York Theater "Gull:! and the toy department at Macy's. His hobby is fencing and he holds 22 championships. There arc l,\o piir.s of riunl roles in the movie, In-lnglnj back mem- cries to director Green. Back in 1922. he directed Mary Pickford in 'Litlls Lord FAuntlcroy." in which Mary played the (Ilia) rob of " csl" anci Faunlieroy. In kerplnj with the hvishupss of the story, cvcr>thin<f in the picture is on a grand scale. The royal jewels In the Sultan's crown are oversize. The Sultan's harem is stablsrt \vilh scores, not dozens, o( beauties. Stipcr-cnicssal Hollywood. iVVork shoe rc- Ipairs are mode here with the same meticu- *lous care used for most expensive shoes. Our leathers are long wearing and t Ihe best available for this character work. If you want wear and comfort try us. Our newly installed equipment includes a CRANKSHAFT GRINDER, BORING KARS, PISTON GRINDER, BEARING RE-SIZER. LINE BORING MACHINE, CONNECTING ROD RE-BABBITING 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! ; -v it j-^.i.v^j,^, --j>.'.»y» .-•', /.--,; ""-•' "• ' * * John Miles Miller Co. Blytheville, Ark. DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE TYPEW RITERS 118 N. 2nd STREET PHONE 3382 (Every Transaction Mast Be Satisfactory) you Ui- KEA Service, lac. hail Till-: STOUY: I<!ili:ilci-k MII-II ;i sriMMl limp wllli .lllck :ilkil Dun SIcvi-llN. liitvh-biUvrM IL lilckvil ii|> on Ills drive :ifrn.sN Ih <-»n llnrnt. Oinl lir is snrry \vliL- thev )ic:ir llirir ilrstflllltiull. * * * I pushed back the lock of hair lha( tumbled over her eye, gave tier a pat on the check and started down the corridor. Read Conner News Want Ads. TV/'E got into Hollywood al about " 10. After slopping a cotiple ot limes lo ask the way, I pulled up in Iront o£ the Maybclle Apartments on Van Ness Avenue. Tlie place had been recommended to Mickey by a friend. She'd written lo the manager, and the kids were expected, j Maybe I was out o£ sorls from lack of sleep, but I couldn't show much enthusiasm. There was a depressing air about the long dark corridor and it was about as stuffy as Mrs. Walkins' boarding house. I helped them bring up the suitcases, the rugs, the rocks, and the other souvenirs, and the apartment began lo look bctlcr. You even got a view oC the hills it you leaned out the window. "Well, kills," I said, "I'll be running along. You'd bctlcr clean up and take a nap. I'll <Io the same at the hotel, and some lime this altcrnoou I'll be around to get you and then we'll see what Hollywood really looks like." "Belter make it this evening, Leo," said Mickey. "I'm afraid this is no vacation for us. Doi) has to go out to the school anc I'll register at the employmciv agencies. We can't afford waste time." "One day isn't going to make much difference." "We'd love to, Leo. Bui please don't insist." The girl had a mind of her own I'd already, found that out. "Okay, Mickey. I'll be aroun< at 7. We'll have dinner together.' At Ihc door of the apartmen she took my hand. "You'll never know what i meant lo us, meeting you lik that." "Forget il" r pIIE Pla/a Hotel was all right. •*• I signed the register. The clerk glanced at tlie name, then leaned forward. "We've been cxpcc^n^ you, Mr. Kabalcck. Here are a couple o[ telegrams for you. And Mr. Perez wants you lo call him in room "Mr. Who?" "Mr. Perez. Don't you know re gentleman?" 'Never heard of him." Fingering the two envelopes, I lumped down in • an armchair, rhis was a nasty jolt. The only crson who knew my address was Joggio, and Boggio wasn't the ind of guy lo send messages of .'clcomc. Finally I opened cnc cf the telegrams. It was the second. In the -trongesl language compatible vith the rules o£ Western Union, 3oggio bawled me out for not "Who is it?" "Leo Kabateck. I've just arrived and I got your message." There was a short silence. Perez musl have been groping his way out of a log. "Ol), yes," lie said. "Kaba- tcck! Come on up." 3 4 * 'THE shades were drawn and the lamp at the bedside was on. Outside the California sun was shining but in here you'd have thought it was Now York on a winter morning. Perez had just got out of bed. Ilvs silk pajama lop was open and the hair on hjs chest was the real thing. He was a large man, something over six feet, and with shoulders like a football player. I'd never seen so many conlradiclions in one person. The physique of a gorilla and the face of a Salvation Army officer. I winced when he gripped my hand, but when he began talking it was in a low, cultured voice. "Sit down, Kabaleck. What was Ihe delay?" "What delay?" "Weren't you s'.irmoscd lo get laving answered pcned it in turn. the first. I It was three days old nnd ordered me to sell ny car :nd take, the first plane jack to Now York. There was 10 explanation. I sat there in a daze, then piilled myself together and re-read the message. The dirly swine was actually lolling me to sell my car and come back before I'd had a chance to spend a single day Hollywood. Was he mils? Or did he think Ihis was funny? Maybe this fellow Perez was in on the secret. If he knew I was coming here it could only be through Boggio. I shoved the telegrams into my pocket and went back to the desk. "What was that room number again?" "Mr. Perez? 52G. The house phones ave over there." • The buzzer rang several times before I got an answer. Then I heard a voice thick with sleep. here two or three days ago'.'" "I wasn't supposed to get here at any specified lime. I'm on a vacation. Or am 1? What is all this?" Perez, silting on the edge of the bed, slrclchcd and yawned. "Mind if I get dressed?" He peeled off Ihc pajama top nnd walked over lo the bathroom. I heard him turn on the water. Then he began gurgling and sputtering as he washed. The man was cilher batly or absent-minded. For a moment I thought he'd forgotten all about me, but then he came back, drying his cars with Ihc corner of n'towel. "Have a cigarct," I took one front the silver box he presented. About me," ] your wanting to see an. "I take it you're a friend ot a friend of mine." "I represent Virgil Boggio's interests cue here." The way he said it you'd have thought lie was ' general sales manager for Standard Oil. Then he wcnl back into the bathroom and began lathering his face. (To Be Continued) , _j

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