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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE. COURIER NEW& 5«««H»i!HS$». BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS , AdrwtiCi* do. New Turk,* Chictflo, D*. Snry Bxwpt Bund»y 'tCBMattoytherflle, Arb2«2*tnu5«r tct of {&£ pw^ OctoBer f, 1917.'^ ' ' l " "'' •> '< <• • Btrred by the Pnjtod , - ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES — '. 87 v carrier In the eOy at BMbeWICL JOo otr we*, PC 85* per month *• * - ', By null, Within a radius of 40 milM, $4.00 p«r y*tr, $2 00 for cix monttu, $1 00 for tint* month*; 19 matt outside 60 mile zone (1000 per ye« p«yiWe in advance.' '" Congressional Streamlining The pieseiit Congress has frequently conipljunqpl that the cvecuUvc bunch of government was muscling iyon its, legislativ^ function All of ;\;h'ich is piobably taie/biit at !ea>t n' pai[ml cause, of this complaint can be found 01?^ Congress' own dooistep The mem- beis haven't been ignoiant^of this And now it appeals that the 78th Congress, in its waomg days, may do something about it Neitlie; Congiebs nor the executive depaitments aie entnelv to blame loi this condition One trouble is that Con- grebs ha-n'l quite kept pace with the growth of goveinmenl and of its own job Membeis today can't hope to be fully informed in all pending legislation Even the iceogiwed "experts" among the veteiai'ib aie not able to keep abreast of all ne\\ developments in their special fields and still peifoim then other duties Consequently the veiy executive de- paitments that stand to benefit from a new bill aie \eiy often its authoia, and Congiesi,' sole bomce of advice Or if theie is otbei advice it too frequently comes fiom piessure groups who have a special mteiest in a bill's fate as veil as a special knowledge of its provisions Eithei way the committee coiibidei- mg a new measme may get incomplete or misleading advice about it, while full debate and vote may be nniiked by almost complete ignorance l Theie has been talk foi some time „ of making available to committees of __ both hoiibeb a coi ps ot independent, unbiased expeits in vanous fields Now at last a special committee headed by Rep Houaid Smith of Virginia has actually made such a i eeommendation The Smith repoit also urges two joint Senate-House committees to check on the use of money and au^hoijtj , which Congress giants to executive de- paitments And it suggests another ' joint committee to study possible 'improvements tow aid greater efficiency in congiessional 01 gamzatjion and opeia- tions ' These lecommendations are long oveidue and highly desnable As much . might also be said of the suggestion by Rep John J Cochian of JMissomi that the multitude of House committed which have been investigating practically everything under the sun be either abolished or consolidated A sheamlmed Oongiess \\ith both its houses in onlei might find that fur- thei complaints about executive en- cioachment would cauv mole weight and be leceived with better grace. It might also find that with' mem beis tending to then legislative knitting more efficiently, theie would be fe\\ei leasons to complain Triu^peace will not be achieved imlil Ihcrc is a rebirth of found ideological" and spiritual i alucs Its pace cannot be forced -President,' Edimrd Benes of Czechoslo\akh The Magic Wand In one of^iei iccent cohunns, Mrs Roosevelt caljod attentjon to l\\p fact that "so many people mistakenly be- lievp f that living hcie (in the White House) makes it,, possibj(> for you to further, any project in wh'ich they happen to be inteicsted." , Tho ( First Lady confessed that shp would like tb ( be ,nbje to vv.ivc a magic wand and change government'iiiles ami icgiilations to make everything right But, she complained, when people leant that she ha^ no such power, "they put their whoje tiiiijt in' my putting the matter beforp the Piesiden^ who, they believe, certainly can wave n magic wiind." We sympalhi/e with Mib Roosevelt, who is not to. blame.for,the fact'thijfi hoi own activities have pipbably brought on some of hei piesen( tribulations No piesidepfs wjfe ha,s ever in- teieated iieijtell so actively 01 ,so long in the lives, problems niid t lipub)e> oi^her fellow citi/ena And because of th'ls a lot of those cituens have willfully' or stupullv misundei.stood hei/acute'social consciousness, and have 'east Mis Roosevelt in a I any godmolhci role Because of his foice ot pcibonality, and the chaiacter and length of his ad-, mimsliation, Mi, Roosevelt overshadows the office which be holds m the eyes of .many, both here and in other lands This is a tribute to his chaiacter and ability But the(c is al^o <m cle- mfcnt of dangei foi the President and foi ,the country' in such a conceptjon Even as a gieat war against tota/itaiiamsm rages throughout the woild. th(j i worldwide tendency^ of the past quaitei centuiv toward government whiqh iclips uiipn one man is (jiowing lath'e^ than diminibhmg Here in th;s country all elasjses-^busmess as well as state, government—haye tended to look to Washington m hope of resjg- nation and to \\ait upon \Yashington for the fn s,t move tow ard decisions and solution^ How.' much Washington is respon sible foi the wand-waymg philosophv is i> soil of chicken-oi egg question And the answei is less itnpoilant than the^ iact that lehance in wand-\VAVJng eMstb, and that it ih a contradiction of gpveinment and national chaiacter . Some people may laugh at such quaint old antiques as individuality, initiative and holf icliance, but the piesent \yoild offeis evidence of the penl awaiting the nation tha.t loses th'em. So it is well foi Mrs Roosevelt to bring up the subject of wand-waving. The President's job is, too big, taxing and impoitant to leave him time to be the Gicat White Fathei, everybody's peisonal intercessor and Mr F,ixit— especially while the magic wand is.btill in the hands of 130-odd million Ameii- cans. ' hax'e to'undeisia'mi thai't'M'e'nlll be some unemployment as, v.c terminate coniracLs and cut.bnck,production. Manageinent must, realize tlie neccssitj for the promp't presentation of bilk to the |p\ eminent —Lt -Gin William S Knudsen, Air Technical'Service,chief. "" • • » Despite our successful innding'In the;Philippines and our brilliant naval victories, we are not building our future military plaa? on the .prpppr sitloh tlint Japan will 'be a pushover.—Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson » . A highly developed nation like our own with demonstrated capacity for providing a itandard of living for all of the people fur higher than anything, we liave ever known cnn we'll 'nfford to provide a national minimum iniome, education health and old-age <;ecuntv for all of the population It cannot affoid to do less-Mar- rmer s ; Eccics, chairman Federal Reserve Board. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1944 ;i ,,^0^ . : *r ' j,fe,..-/''«- '- W«Ci»4£BYJllJsmiC£. l»c. T. M. BIC, u ,"1 rend where tlieir boy.hits been n prisoner in Gennimy • for the 'Inslsix iiioiilh'.si'ljiil I'm afniid his old innu't Jjocij \ "('. ...u i ... i ..-.^' ::i n liome prisoner all his life!? j THIS CURIOUS WORLD .PRODUCES ENOU&H CURRENT TO J-I6HJ:'A CITY OF ABOUT 30.0OO POPULATION If yoo. iwant' to Boy taore War Bands SELt ! tJS THE FDRNITOllE '•' I f WHAT DOES rTMEAN WHEN A SHIP 1 FLIES THE STARS AND STRIPES OF THE PACiFIC CCASf, ON its AUTUMN MIGRA TffAVEl5.'..'8Uf ITONLYSOES ! FROA\THEA\OUNTAINS DOWN ' JSJTO THE VALLEYS. ANSWER: It means thtlt;,th : e ship is in dire distress. PXT;, Have youltver seen the ncw^mopn? In Hollywood BY EKSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent Dinah Shore, the'red-hiiired Tennes^'canary, went; to 'court the other ,d«y;'wllh her. soldier husband, 1 .Cplr George ^Montgo'mcrjv'to end the "confusion" between tlieir screen niicl private lives by legally adopting his'prpfesslorinl name. .' Jt< yvns George ' Letz -whin he rnarrie'd Dinah' a year ago. When hc.legally adopted 'Qeo'rgc•'• Montgomery,' Dlnnh hnd lo adopt it, too. Her real name is Prances Hose Shore. She legally adopted Dinah several years ngo. ' ." ' ' ; Rather confusing, as you can see It was a little !ale though, in trying to end "contusion." Dinah Shore Montgomery confessed today. . •"I've been in a state of confusion for yeahs," she drawled in a rich southern accent oi-er n -cup of cpllce inline den of (he Mont- gamcrys' 'Beverly Hills 'home! " : "Beautiful confusion," Corporal ^"'somery added, "putttng his arm around Dinah's waist. "Did we-iiU'cver tell you how I knew Go'ge here a long lime before I ever met" him?" : ' • • Our Boarding House with Moj. Hoople OutOur Way '"ByTfwiilia^ 'You didn't know me," George grinned. "You just saw me in a movie." '"'The Cowboy and the Blonde,'" Dinah said. "I was singing buck east at a thcaluh and I didn't have any place to go between shows. I saw that movie at lenst tluittv times. It was wonduhful." But we hadn't heard nothlu' yet Dinah snid. "Od'gc poposecl to me uftuli we were married," she said. It. was the mailman's fault," George chuckled. "QUESTION" 3 WEKKS LATE "Yes, sir-e-e-e," Dinah said. "Go'ge was up in Alaska (with the AAP) and he poposcd to me by mai Then he «-ns trntisfccd back t Hollywood. But. he got hcali before the letter. He was too bashful ti mention it. Then we clopcrt to La KICKED GOAL WITH 1 THENJ/MR. fnk&2 BIG MEM IN ALL WALKS'OF .... _ ARE MOST ALWAYS TWS RADIO: WHEN FOR A MEiM. I MAKE PUBLIC SPEECHES; SQ ) f ) i iftiKK rr PAYS' •" A FELLOW TO PRACTICE THAT TOO .-.-,„ FOR THE ^SUPPER.' RAftiO GUV WHO ORI61MA1E4 STUFF WHO WINS AUL'TH' FAME, IT'S TH 1 OtvJE V)'H'O QUOTES AM 1 PUTS IT Vegas and he was sent down to Tny-xns. And do you know what?— I did not get his tetter poposin 1 to me until AFTUH I had been n bride fo' three weeks." "Beautiful contusion," George said, tightening his grip around he waist. 1 "Dce-lightful confusion," Dinah Shore said. Not to mention, of course, the time Montgomery went lo p Gershwin concert and Dinah sang But they didn't meet. And abonl the Henry Fonilns. who kept telling £>Innh about George and George ijabout Dinah. j,,, B.ut they didn't meet. ''•Then one night Dinah was singing at the Hollywood Canteen and George was n biisboy and they finally met. There's no doubt that Dinah and Corporal Montgomery, now stationed in Los Angeles, .ire Hollywood's N6. 1 love birds. GETTING FAN MAIL A lot of G, l.'s besides Montgomery think Dinah Shore is wonderful She's receiving thousands ol love letters of appreciation ever since visiting.the weslcrn front in En- rope. The G. l.'s will see her ne\v movie, International's "Belle of the Yukon." It will probably play to S R. O. when it hiU Paris and London. But all of the recognition Dlnnh received from that overseas trip, the one. thing she cherishes most Is n picture of herself on the cover of the VandcrbSlt Alumnus,' thd al- ,umnl newspaper of Vanderbllt University, Nashville, Term, ' She went lo school there and, ,Th|\yatch on the Rhine >he'cliuckled, "Y(iu goUa'be a'bank- :r or dald_iji-.something jo gefyouf afctiire on the cover."-. ." Saye Steel and- Ela'stic- Main. &. Lake P.hone 2822 VOlJ'ARE-NbT '•tJSINpr-'for' W»n> *k<> •l ! !>«" i ai tra'de-ln'< allowance for old JurnltnrB on' new. v -'" l;!nr - l ' ' Alvin ifariiy Fnrn. Co. "' FARMEKS We have plenty of Iron Uoof- Ing and EouBh Cypress for bams anil sheds. • '•• 3 Year, FHA Terms ; - .-uaesino. '•'• ' • E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. , shoe re- |eai»,are made here with the . same meticu- _ -. Aions care used for most, expensive shoes. Our lealliers'are .Jang wearing and ,the best available for this' chat-' acter work. If you want wear'arid comfort try us. Factory Method '*' * ' ' ' ' ' : TJ , newly installed equipment -includes a CRANKSHAFT. GRINDER, BORING BAR^ P ISTCJN : GRINDER, BEARING REj-SIZER. LINE BORING MACHINE, CONNECTING ROD R --------- """""""I?, etc. "'" " Our men are factory trained and use factory approved. methods. '. . ; ; . -Take your truck, car or tractor to your own dealer or garage and haye them send the motor to us to be completely rebuilt! BlytheyiHe, Ark, DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" j ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE I " • TYPEWRITERS '' J ' :l '-"I I H8 N. 2nd STREET ' PRONE 3382| (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) " ' ' ' XXIV CHE was. silliiig in one of the ^ high-backed armchairs as L I walked through the lobby of the Towers. I must havo looked .silly, the way T gaped. .•••••.- •' "Well, Ginger!" "Hello Leo!" There was something changed about her. My eyes traveled down to her crossed legs, then up again. It look me a few moments of figuring to realize I'd never seen her in a hat with a veil before. Becoming self-conscious she pulled at her long black gloves, then straightened her silver fox neckpiece. "Don't look at me like lhat! I'm not a ghost, Leo." I sat astride one of the arms of the chair, facing hers and tried to. pull myself together. This wasn't in the cards. When you've adjusted yolirselt to someone coing out of. your life you can't swjlch back to tlie former relationship just like that. I'd burned bridges behind me. "Well," she continued, "aren't you glad to see me?" "Sure I'm glad to see you," I Ked. "And surprised." What the hell did she want from me, anyhbvj? 'Looking at her from close quarters I saw it wasn't only the veil that made her seem different. There was something else that I couldn't put my finger on. "Let's go up to your place," she suggested. The-strain between us didn't wear off, even after she'd removed her.hat and. fur,' and had flopped down on the divan. "A drink?" I suggested. She nodded. After handing it to her I poured ontf for myself. • llV "Well, Ginger," I asked, "what's eating you?" TT was a confused monologue! that •*• followed: She'd.'sta'rl! oft. on one. tack, then leave it dangling in . the' air and so-on to something else. In essence it concerned her relationship with Boggio, and apparently things weren't quite what "":y used to be. He'd been acting , igh with her ever since I'd gone to California 'and she was getting led. up with the whole thing. She wasn't used to being treated like w " , V ° Oid Boasio think she As she warmed to her subject *e crushed her cigaret and began •n.iu.c.) his eyes out, when I re-T in*rnbfi*A Hadn't we gone •. over" a!f -Jiai before? :'And"hadn't' 'ah'c': r.uio* 'it clear ' that''if she'' : stucit> ***• him it was' b.ecau'se-'pf'.Hisl fivi'arii easy way with'dpugfi ni-''. sct*r if she'was concerrica?''Sp"rf |clcrfij«1 ip cut out the" "serrnoji' and handed. her another cigaret; i I Then I jit one myself and 1 \ye i smoked in silence. ' • ! ' ''•' "Yes, Ginger?" "What's come over you?" . " T I. She reached out and took my, hand. I wanted to withdraw it but didn't. .Something had'taken place inside of me and I 'was' deeply puzzled. All the other " I'd been with Gineer'I'd 1 *„ i_l ,. - . . ° , ^: .' ,.. -J, exploratory look. I was! - -f '° "Sure oul-what had happened to her or to me that liad I brought about such a change in the manner I reacted to her presence. Where was the magnetism that had always set my pulse pounding? Physically she hadn't changed. She still had what it took: the curves in the right places, the hair, the eyes, the deep lih? ? K y J oicc> the> felinc ^y ! " which she moved .•'. ; .- I must have become so fascinated, by my conjecture that I vvasn t even listening to what she was saying until all of a sudden she came out with something that made me sit. up and take notice It was so unexpecled that I thought I'd misunderstood her • "What was thai?" I asked.' "Dug his nails in me," she repeated. "Scratched mo!" That was a new one. ; "Ginger," I said, "you've been reading too many horror stories." "So you don't:believe me?" "No. Boggio's; too much of a coward. If he wanted to kick a dog he'd get someone to do it foi- him.". • . "AU right," she said. "Look!'• s . h ?lwprked her'shoulder out o£ her gown, slipped 'a strap and snowed me. There were several marks of fingernails, faint but still visible, I let"out a \vhistle. I was about to"tell Ginger what she was f« not: havixui 'I wouldn't care if,-I.never saw- tier again. I wouldn't have'to run away any more because it'didn't mailer. I could even go' up 'to Boggio's and kid around with nor. It she patched up her misunderstanding with the rat she'cdul'd slobber'over him in my presence and I still wouldn't care. Somehow her hold over me had ; been broken and I wished I knew why. what s wrong, teo?" she asked.' M ^. n ' 1 yo " say something'" Nothing was wrong. It was okay so far as I was' concerned ; and I w-ouldn't have missed finding it' put foi- anything in the world Bullion was I going (o tell her? "Leo!" • '" A Yes, Ginger." "You don't want .me aro u ,r v , W™?'' 0 ' YCU "" ^ b ? i ?8; n "-^ 'as anxiousness in her !C ri to faco her - She was f sh the same good-looking dame.[ "I 1 !. 1 « r «? n Ws and red hair and ' white skin. But that was all. Just another dame. v She understood now. Her voice ' was no longer anxious. It was >, . - going to t/m, MtX' ,f? Veme ." she said, -i not that kind of a' girl. LeW go\" . She pulled herself from. th»,| depths of the divan, adjusted her 1 fur piece, and walk'ed to the door.{ <To Be OoaUn«4l J>\

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