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LLIi! COUUIKll NEWS Vffl^BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS % f -t> ^" < THl OOURIKB NXWB OO. •• ' WA f a W. HADW8, PubUaJier i<* > BAUUH. l» HORRID, Editor " QATRNS, AdvertWng Manager Reprcaenbttivea: t, Wltmcr Oo, New York. Chicago, D»- .rott, Ailaot*. -• PuMXbed Bnrj Attetnoo* Except Bundaj BMM«4 u Mcond elu* matter it the post- aflja* tt BlytbevlUe. Arkansas, under act of Oon• graft,' October «. U17 "" Y' "- v 0erred 67 the Putted Pres* •*•'•"< SUBSCRIPTION RATES •" 'By canter to the dty of Blythevllle. 2Uo p«r ••*. or «j per month / • '- W m»il, within a radius ot 40 miles, »4 00 per ,««r, »J.(X) for slj months, tl.uo for three months; |maU outside 60 mile tone »10Ct> per year In .advance ' Tc&ing'Technoiogy i Wai's necessity has uncovered many technological nnpiovcmenls which, wfren peacetime production resumes, wfll a"dd to the comfoit, efficiency and , ecbnomy of consumer living. Among tlijcm ale;scvcial that will affect the textile ^ndushy, nolablv ii'inlcKs hosiery, blue seigo that won't shine, vrinkleproof sails, bin ink-moot* wool| ens with thiee timet, their present Such impiovements have never been received with shouts of unmixed joy, loir they' can mean fewer sales or UTe ob'SiteScehce of an enliie industry. So n4j5ufactuieis have on occasion banded together to keep an impiovcd product off the maikef , '^Bufcxptifclic knowledge, public de- ( mandeand competition usually prevail. And the country goes on not only to swyive technological impiovementa, but 1 to>piosper 'undci them '< Most industrial leader 1 ! have long siiice learned the tarts of economic life, and have decided that piogreas isn't fatzjl. But m'thc last few days n (lis- seSfing opinion 'has popped up from • arttoihci quaiter in the contract be-' t\?C6n President James C I'etrillo ,of tH<S_ American Fedciation of Musicjans, aifl| (lie counliy's phonogiaph '•record makeis >v •-After monthb of peisibtenl defiance, M*%: Petrillo foiced these companies to pay a loyalty on cveiy item of recorded miisic sold ,The roy.iltieb will not go to 'tr^rmisicicftfs.,, that ..the companies cm- . pta ftathe^£a\s Mr Petrillo, they wjjjf go to tljfe musicians y\'ho arc not;, ^erjrployed ; J (The Wai Labor Board/ 'fo'iind, whcn.it oictcied Mi Petrillo to lif^hia lecoiduij^biin, that "no present; 'mportan{ unemployment of mnsi , ci^ns exists.") the royalty actually means is the companies aie t<i\ed by the union -for the privilege of staying in business ,Mr, Petrillo eaihei had suc- ce^ded in taxing "laclio stations incli- .fe$ly to the Fame end bv forcing then; tcT' hire extra, unwanted, unneeded mfeiciBiis op threat ot a general strike. Ufttler present laws the government seems powerless to halt this private • tasatiori .vUnder the same laws there is no apparent leason why the heads of gar- nitat. ancl hosiery workeis' unions, if Ih'ey wished, could not collect royalties f£om makeis of runless stockings, shoeless pghfs and long N caving fub- rfgg if thosTe~pioducts nleant fewer sales arid fewer jobs. There is no reason why clggning and piessmg unions could not cdftect from the wrinklcpicof suit man- ufactuieis for the same icason. * Mil Petrillo '\\asn't aiound early enough to help the hat ness makers and biiggy ftiipeis 'collect loyalties from. th&auto manufactineis.'oi aid the ba'r- bees' union in assessing the .safety rax- > rof fliakeii But he has shown a later !* gyration a successful pattern ' for peiwlr/.ing scientific advancement in industry. ' . 'We do not for a:moment think w Biigircsl that imy other labor lenders me going to'follow Sir. Pelrillo's ex- 1 ample. But that does not lessen the need of changing laws and policies which make such an example possible. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMJ3JCH 22, M b u MkMiMcmeiu W *. Synthetic Veterans L, R. Bcnslon, director />f rchuhllllntlim for I he Illinois />mw;cn;i Legion, lins cnllod ntlcn- llcn to the cxlslcncc of hundreds or thousands of whnl inny properly be called synthetic vct- ernns .'f lhl-j war. Tiiey r.rc men wlio went through the Induction process but were tlls- clinrged Ijefcre llicy did nny tictun! EOlillcrlnj L-:enuse of dlsr,<jlllLlc.j tliat. iinlnctton center examiners failed to rtctcct, Mr. DoifMon, wbcsc Job k to sec Owl ucunlnc vcternns receive the cnrc they deserve, Is nlnrmcd because these icclinlcnl velcrcns nre legally entlttal to, nnd In .'ainc Inttnnccs nrc already receiving, the service thnt should go to the rcnl veterans. As he explained the i-iluatlon at a Chlcaco conference on'imst-wnr education, the difficulty nrose Occnuie the adnilnlstrnlloii, over the |iro- tosts of the Legion, abandoned the drafl Induction [.yslem used.In the Insl wnr. In that war n co'nscri|)t vvns sent to a training cinnp and If It'was found .there, that lie was unfit for service he was dlschnrged from the draft. He had never been In the lymy. - In this war men have been svorn Into the army al Induction stations and If It Is found Inter thnl the examiners there overlooked n clis- qimllfyrng ph.vEicnl or nieiitn! Ucfuct Hie man has to be given n discharge from the army (or navy). That makes him a veteran. He Is entitled to nil the benefits provided by the G. 1 bill of rlghls, but not to government compcnsn- t tion, Mncc his tllEclinrgc rotes that lib ctlialjillly ci«tediftt the. time of induction. 'shine of these men were In the army only a few days. The disabilities of others nicy not liavc dcen detected for weeks, but In o.ll ot the cases referred to by Mr. Benslon the disability existed m'lor to Induct'.in and was not developed nor aRgravuled by any service In the army. . Congrers should remedy this dtuntion'. Ths nctlcn shculd -be taken speedily. The longer It Is.delayed and'the more of these technical vct- urans Hint qpply for and receive cnrs hi government hospitals the harder; it will be to take proper care cf the von I vcternns tulfeiinj from disabilities received In service. Tlio pro>ier generosity of the .nation toward (.iiej-mcn who arc fighting,.-lor Uvisi;goiuj; to mean n'tremendciis burden in thd futu're. 'Ihat burden wifl'be uorr.c cheerfully, but'It It Is aggravated by extending beiiellts to men who neither fought nor. were-'trnJuod to fight, but f_.:t into uniform ibi'iefly because some examining physician at an induction station wasn't nlert, those who will suffer most will be the real veterans. —CHICAGO TRIBUNE. $0 THIY UY Too' oflcn In Ihe past we have tended to Ihlnk of a college education as, at best, a polite cmbclllshmenl, nud, at worst, a foiu>yea'r series of unrclnted sluciles lo which we resigned ourselves with the secret determination, to )e£ them interfere as little 'as possible with the real and vital concerns of college lite.— Dr. Everett Case, president Colgate U. ' • : ! ' » » • : Tlicrc Is nothing I would welcome more than the' collaboration of all peace-loving states, large or small, but the truth b that unless the great powers can work together the . r .'undatious of peace nre not there.— British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden. ' . . * • • Do you know I have seen my wife just two weeks in our maniccl life? We got married Jan. 1, 1342, 'and I went away to Slie Army two weeks later.— Pfc. Leo Crivello of Alton, 111.; chosen in Germany to come homo for Wnr Bond lour. 1 • • • Cur war production, jcb Is L'.lll enormous. Since the first of the yea'r the Army alone has been IcUing new contracts at tvi average weekly rate cf $550,OM.CCD.— Undersecretary ol War Robert P. Patterson. SIDI GLANCES CUICF • THIS CURIOUS WORLD •£££. FIRST/«ONLlME,MT"ro PROHIBITION/ A MARBLE TEMPLE ON THE JAMES RIVER, BREMO, VIRGINIA. ERECTED OVEI? A CLEAR SPRING OF flURF WAT£K, IM 1831, 'TO THE "SONS OF TEMPERANCE." *'U'HEM Fffft'ARE RUNNING, THEV •flRE REALLY SWIAUWG,"-5y ''R. AKDAWS.AMKE.DE YOUNG, *fa7fa UNITEDSTATES : I^Sp-C "• THERE AKE ABOUT ' '¥?PF?K?**** , BOO DIFFERENT KINDS OF TREES. ' . T. M. BIO. U. S. Mr. Off. DygZ I ' ! COPS, ,,. 4 or , 1M scJtKc. n, c . V ... 'NEXT: TO'j.l'n in a name? In Holly woo.d BY KItSKIN'E JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent ; Ann Revere just, missed winning in Academy award last March us, Jennifer Jones's mother in "The Song of Bcrnadcttc." Right now she's on the screen as a "potted palm" In the Dorothy Lntnour '•cchnlcolor "Rainbow Island." Potted palm is Ann's own description Jf the role. "They put. me in a green sarong, stuck some leaves In my huh, said t was the queen of the inland and then left me standing on top of a sand dune with nothing to say. A oottcd palm could have played the part. Eut don't get the Idea that Ann Revere Is complaining. She likes variety In her screen roles. And tlollynocd, s-j quick to type people, is giving tier just that, recognizing her ns n versatile diameter actress. Hollywoodites usually hop a (rain for Ne\v York when caught in the screen's type casting rut. Ann Revere hopped a train for Hollywood when New York producers typed her as a neurotic female following three yenrs of foollight stardom in "The Children's Hour." It wns in [foils-wood thai she finally proved her versatility. AN INGKNUi: IN 193', ' In her first movie, in 103-i. she played an ingenue. "A trifle faded but still an ingenue," she laughs. Since Ihat slie has played Ptj| Boarding House with Maj. Hoople Out Our Way By J, R. Williams I WH^T DOsojW\MT \&f AVJtf.-ULP,'; fn& <5Qu~~vJHw.'?. yA k>'''Uc. & llsis^ WPVCC Miwn \ / T ,,,,^,-r—\ 1 MY VlORD, OFFICER.'WHV, 1 WAS ' ENTEP.'T/MMlhSG f(4e \DE£< OP 3OlMlN!S "THE CLL>B-—OMe Or . FRIENDS -••--, \'/s\ . .•-^ OVJLS V!ER£ A '• ED IT THIS ) 'Z ( CUUTUREO GROUP OF SCHOLM><=,, / =RMOOM/ J /• \ F^SVte IN THE LIGHT OF THE * MS/\P OF- WISDOM .'-"- \\infcr , (JfKRROVJ ESCf\PE FOR Wve.' NEVER MIND \ ' ll=~=l •'Ol- 11 ? WISE 1 fc--/ CRACKS WHEM = l |*5 r / A GUV'S GOT EMOJGH RESPECK I WASM'T- JUST CON-APLIMENJTl.M' school teacher, n horror woman in n Boris Karloff chiller, Jack Ben ny's secretary in "The Meanest Wini in the World," a Billic Burke type in "Standing Room Only." Crnzy Mary in the new Thin Man picture, the mother of Bernadette, and currently that "potted palm." As Benny's secretary, she was practically a glamor girl. Uut she had only three lines of dialog. Day after the film's preview .. friend called her up and said "Ann darling, I saw you in that picture last ni»ht. You looked so beautiful hut 1 kept waiting for yoi; (o say something." Since winning an Academy nomination for her rote as the mothei of Beniadi'tte. Ann Revere has become n somebody, in fact, shc'l probably be nominated again this venr far her role of the mother ir * f -G-M's forthcoming "Nnlionn Velvet." . She plavs th« role of on English woman', first to swim the Englisl Channel, who becomes the mothe of four children. One of them 12 veor-oid Eliznheth Taylor, wins i, horse In a raffle for a shilling and is 1-idclecl into entering the nar in th- Knells!! turf classic, the Grnnd National. With Ihe help of n disbarred fori'ev (MirkPv Rrion«v) niifi'lie mother's sporting instinct, the sir trains the horse and It wins Ih race. A "FAT" KOI.K ' T.h!> rn 1 " nr the rnoiher Is n f^t one. dominatin-i factor in the story M-G-M Icsted 32 fibers before Ann you Ihe iwrt. Since then slip has sk'ned n Ions-term contract at 20lh nentuiy-Pox. ^Actuallv. Ann Revere hart to be vererl thrp? times t^pforo }iol- Ivwco.H recotrniwd her (nlnnts. Thn first time wns when P.iramonnt imuorteri her frn>n New York to sir* 1 in ""Double Door." Tlion she retimed to Tlroariwiv frr the hit- "Children's Hour," nf- »»r.\>hfch M-O-M sinned her for >^R role of Ma Baxter iu "The YMrlhw." Wi'ril oroduclion of this film was onncolcd she wasn't discovered until Bcrnndeltc. Surplus Of Low-Priced Leather Shoes On Market BOSTON, Nov. 22 (UP) — There "re at lent 15 millir.n unirs of new leather shoes in this country going Maxwell Field, secretory of ihc New E'leland Shoe and' Leather Association, snvs tlw shoes are tow- ' iwiced nnd Ihe public apparently thinks they are int worth a ration XXf WE got 'to the airport at about 5:30. I was tired and mad and had a splitting headache. Sev, Pin) times during the aflornoon I'd askcti Perez to slop and had nicd to get Mickey on the phone i tried again while they were 'lo.TcihiE the baggage <m<5 rnli intc Ihn plane out 5iic .s.-i >. • -ciurncd yet. 1 don't give up easily, however. With Perez standing outside the oooth i Kept feeding dimes into '.he phone. At last, when nearly the passengers were aboard ;ill the plane, I was told Mickey nad just come in. Perez, who must have thought I had some irick up my sleove, slarted banging on the door. I molioiied to him to take it easy. "Mickey," I blurted out, "I haven't much time. My plane's leaving in a couple of minutes. You'll - find a note. I can't explain now. I'll write. I've been frying to get you all. afternoon ..." : ' Peres; was pulling the door open and 1 was trying to hold it shut. "Hello!" said Mickey. "Hello! What's thnt noise? I can't hear you, LC.O ..." 1 was losing in the Uig-of-war. I just managed to say, "Good-by, Mickey!" before Perez pulled me out of the booth. I didn't even have lime to replace the receiver \vHiich remained dangling at the end of the cord. People st^d as Perez hustled me through gate and into the plane. * * * TJOGGIO was waiting for mo at the Newark airport and it was clear (hat something out of the ordinary had happened.. Amon» the wild thoughts that flashed through my mind was one concerning Ginger. Maybe he'd found out about us. Or maybe the federal authorities had caught up with him on income lax evasion charges. *;• Alter ha greeted me I immediately rilled Ginger out. Walk- Ing'over to his big black car, t one that looked like a hoarse, siobbered over me. A chauitc was at the wheel and Boge made me get in the • back wi him. "Let's go to your apartment/, I looked at him inquiring! , He'd always preferred to have n come ovei to his place,'so' I le vaguely uneasy about Ginge again. He sat down and handct me the speaking tube. II was ; who had to give directions. As we drove along I becanif more and more uncomfortable "Income iax?" I inquired. He shook his head. "Latei later!" , ' ' •When we got to the Towers nr dismissed the chauffeur. W walked in and the doorman sa luted me anci beckoned to one o the boys who came running up. tc get jny oags. "Let's go upstairs," said Boggio, impatiently. "Wait fill I get my key." The desk clerk was surprised to see me back so soon. There was no mail and no messages, ani. I left him in the middle -of ; sentence. Boggio was nervousl,\ tapping Ills foot in front of (he. elevator. The moment we 'got into the apartment he flopped in an armchair, panting for breath. ' ' "Virgil," I said, "you're killing me. What's it all about?" 'Don't talk so loud!" *, * * K made me pull up a chair • beside, him, took some newspaper clippings from his breast pocket and handed them to me. ' They were about the shooting ol a racketeer,.Al Simms,:by one o' his men, Lefty Ilugg. Simms name seemed vaguely familiar and (hen I remembered he wa. one of the thorns in Boggio's side I handed the clippings back. "You ought to be happy about the whole thing." ; -' He made an uncouth sounc' "Happy!" 'Besides, what concern' £ if of ars?" 'Plenty!" ••',•/'•• He leaned forward and began Baking in n hoarse whisper . . . .fot only was Boggio involved this affair but he was in it up nis neck. It was ho who'd had mms bumped of! and now it was ckfiring on him. > He'd been casually acquainted ith Rugg who was tired of work- 'g for Silnms and had ortercd to .vilch allegiance. Apparently ugg hated his boss with all the itcnsily of a guy who's a bit uii- lianced. He didn't think Simms .as paying him enough and was nxibus to sell out. But Boggio was too smart to .akc in a traitor. At least he nought he was, for he made a alai mistake. He nurtured Hugg's latred lor Simms to a point where le was ready to do anything. Then Boggio casually mentioned hat if ever an accident happened o Simms he'd give the person v'ho caused it a little reward o£ :ay 10 grand, and then he'd see ibout a job. The temptation to io away with a troublesome rival without becoming directly in; volved was something Boggio wouldn't resist. But he'd reck- >ned without Hugg's greed, flrm- y believing that the killing would nly take place when the set-up vas perfect. rfowevcr. convinced that Boggio -iad undertaken to stand oack of whatever he did, Ilugg had let his .'celings get the upper hand prematurely. A* few days ago he'd shot'Simms in cold blood, then he'd gone to Boggio. Naturally ;the latter had come across with ithe promised cash but he'd also given Rugg hell. Didn't he know better (nan to pull a job without preparing an out for himself? Hugg had then called Boggio a .lirty double-crosser. He'd shot 3imms because he'd told him to, ind if they caught lip with him •le'd drag Boggio in. A few hours ater he'd been arrested and :harged with the killing. He ladn't talked yet, but Boggio was :crtain he'd do so at the trial. It .vas my job to save Uugg's skin inii at the same time Boggio's. (To Be Continued) atiom'ng in the ne xt two months, Fields reveals, but insists the shoe narket is not glutted. TieM says the situation is one of inbiilnnccd supply. He says the industry has found that shoes rctail- ug for ]css than five dollars do not sell well under rationing. The OPA ilreacly has removed temporarily certain types shoes from rationing. American shoe production is based on 300 i-iillion pairs of shoes a year. One-hundred million of hon- radon shoes made of leather substitutes arc produced. Diamond fizz contains champagne instead of egg white; the latter is an Ingredient of silver fizz. F. B. JOYNER SERVICE STATION Corner Ash & Second Sis. (Formcily Tom Jackson Sev. . , Sla.) ESSO GAS & OILS WASH—GREASE TIRE REPAIR — Call 2611 For Road Service, 50% On TRUSSES Hteel and Elsatlt STE WART'S 0 r a i S t » r • 11«ln & take I'hone 28ZZ Try onr "Owp Made" ICECREAM 0!e Hickory Inn! tr*iD Rich Kcl)*»l Visit Us In Our NEW BUILDING Located at 121 E. Main St. T. 1, SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Dealer - Parts & Service 121 E. Slain Phone 2122 Factory Method Our newly .installed equipment . includes a CRANKSHAFT GRINDER, KORING BARS, 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! John Miles Miller Co. Blythcville, Ark. DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE I TYPEWRITERS 118 N. 2nd STREET PHONE 3382 || (Every Transaction Most Be Satisfactory) FARMERS We have plcn'.y of Iron Hoof- InC and Kough Cypress for barns and sheds. 3 Year FHA Terms If desired. E. C. Robinson lumber Co. New Enelnud shoe industry 5 Ihe OPA to release, show less than four dollars from ' iWork shoe rc- [>airs arc made 'here with the same mclicu- ifclous c.irc uscii for most expensive shoes. Our leathers arc long wearing and the best available for this character work. If you irant wear and comfort try us. DRS. NIES & NIES OSTfOPATH/C PHYSICIANS Recta! Diseases a Specialty (EXCEPT CAHCERI OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 5M Jlain Ulylhcvlllc, Ark. Phone 2921 Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS I BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2911 J. LOUIS CHERRY NEW YORK UFE INSURANCE CO. e, Ark. '

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