The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1944 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 29, 1944
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BLYTHEVILLE COUUIKR NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1944 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TO* OOUKIKR MIW8 OO. H. W. BARKS, Fubllibw ' BAMUKL P NORRIfl, Editor * 'JAMES A. OATENB, Admttrina tt»a»tn Sole.Kstionl Advertising RepwaenUUveB! Wallace Wltmer Oo, New York. Chlc««o, De• j jlv, fctlant*, Uemphl*. _ Publish*! Knij Aftenwoa Except Bui»l«J Bnusnw) s u ucond da» matter kt the poot- jiflc* »t BIythertlle, Arkuiu. under »ct of Oon- tnst. October ». »H. J _ _ Served by the United PMM ~ ^SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier in tbe dtj ot BlythirtUe, Wo per week, or 85c per month. ' by man, wittun a radius ot 40 mile*, M.OO pet ,«ar,"t2.00 lor six month*. »1.00 for three months', jy mall outside 60 mile tout 110.00 per rear payable In advance. Research and Air Power IL is an ^obvious fact that wars arc waned in kbovatoi ics and draughting iccms as well as on battlefields. : For IH-ocr' there is the robot bomb. U came too lalel'to threaten Allied victory seriously. Hub" it '.has delayed victory and unscd its' price at a time when the iest ofUlie Nazi war machine is oul- clasfed 'Jflj'every department. Yet 'm'-spite of this evidence our post \vai' 'plans for scientific preparedness haye\lagged. Now at last an official woi;d; his, been spoken on the subject by ;yi(devseeretary of War Patter- sou. Apjj€arin r ^before the House Postwar Military^ ^Policy Committee, he streEsed^thfrVgent need of continuous, long-rangf-rese'arch in the science of • war. | t "^"t^- . Naturally!. ehou'ghTMr, Patterson put great e)$Jn1lfsis on ' aviation research. Miiifuri^uthoj-Rcs supported his arguments \yilh 'the •statements that all our air equipment will be ^obsolete, in two or thrcelyfiar?,'* aiid that the potential- B«»redaeU«n to Itti Mlamn 9! (cUUitali b •Dm »ent»t<a «*M Mi MCMtrUf •oMnement M k uVka**M(m«nl •< tcrtrt ti tht GUNCtS The Arkansas Divorce Law It is trill!, ns a /matter of "right and Justice," that, ns N. ». Colliam of MonlicelV) said In lite Gazette, It makes no material difference whether; a person seeking divorce was torn mid reare'd In Arkansas or lind established residence 'here imd resided for one week. 00 days or 12 months: But Hie fact remains that Arkansas'* 90-day divorce law was |ins!.ed-wlth the .if Inviting people In other state to come here and get divorces they could not get at home. FoO])la who really live in Arliuii'iis, who make their homes r.iul earn their llvellht.-d here, do net nee:! this low. They cr.n file divorce suits at rmy tiini', ar.d the ground-; on which Arkansas, courts can grant divorce decrees :>re very liberal Uy campaign witli those reccynlnecl by many clhcr Untr.s. The law which lets a cSivorcc-eei^.er from another ctatc establish f: Liken residence, file a suit CO days later and becomes eligible for a du-, c\ce alter another SO days wai completely commercial In ovlBln and niollv':ili'on. H was passed to create divorce business. Arguments made on I Is l:chi>ir in the legislature which enacted It amounted In laitstance to areumcnts that here • was a way 10 bring outside u:.mey Into Arkansas. Along with such money as may be gained 'from this rilvcrcc business, Arkansas t'cts notoriety before the whole country from some Arkansas divorces being declared Invfilld in oilier states and from the very term, "Arkansas divorce." —AHKANSAS GAZETTE. M<l •' • -v'V 4VX''; ;,*:.;/ 4^ November Morn :?/ i ^ #" COPR. IP*4 PY KC* SERVICE. I ''While you HIT 'i lovely silver voi'iM t.itil hirw iii:ii niriut;---Due. IT) ities ofjctVi'opiil" 011 ' 'lockets, aiict the like hafe'scareely. begun to be develop-' ed. ^ i<i^r'< T V .' ... ;'..•• Mr. 'P'jitterson did not suggest a dc- {niled \vlio and how of this program. But previous congressional testimony by members of the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce suggests a logical way toward practical operation. They would have air power research carried out for the Army and Navy by pi i vale aviation industry. And there are many aigunients to support their stand. The industry already has plants, equipment, and trained personnel; It has need to keep as. much of all these as possible on the job in peacetime. For, unlike such industries as auto mami- f acturirig, • airplane builders cannot le convert in peacetime., .'They can onlj shrink— and Uva.^less shrinkage, the better for all concerned. These same facilities would likely. make it possible to' carry on the ic- acrrch program in private industry with greater economy. If competition is still operating normally after the war, it should provide the incentive' to turn out the best possible product for the least '"possible cost, even when the com, petitors are working for the Army and Navy. And there are : Historical reasons to support the industry's stand. Most epochal military inventions have been the work of civilians, not professional soldiers. That is certainly true of aviation, and it ought to be equally true of developments in jet-propelled, radio- con'.rciled flight. The last war was followed by a decade of neglect -and bad planning from which our military aviation had net recoxered at the time of Pearl Harbor. This time we must be ready to resume military production almost at a moment's notice, and to turn out the lest aircraft in the world for the wcild's best flyers. SO THEY'SAY. THIS CURIOUS By William Ferguton ..T,* J % *• -^ '<£> Rock newspaper' to expose the. condition. .. ' ' " We cannot all fight the enemy faee to face . But (here Is one front on which all of ns-r every mnn. woman, and child—can serve. We ctin all practice self-denial, We cnn nil sacrifice some of .->ur coinforts to the needs of the men In service.—President Roosevelt. ' ' • . » ' • • ' • So long as the war al;:orl;:> half of our national production, we must linld prices ftl iliek present level In order to preserve the purchasing power of the worker's pay envelope.—Economic Stabilization Etrector Tred M. Vlnson. Somo pcrrle me trvlng to slnnrier is But in tin? wai we arc bteUnt nellliei foreltn ten I loilcs not powci nor prestige Poland ind thi. world knows wc: : are Bolng westward for one pupo t—1( llbcrnte peoples fiom their enslavers —ll\a El rcnbuil, Soviet v litei I . , » llri^ Is wiH" foi the nciman- Euiv \feeW na\ cin 111 red line l piy ) flowing into the depth of (he Reich- lierlln mcllo ' ' 'Because of the way they have been treated .by civilians, when permitted leave., from hos- p'tal" •iome *eivice men lie fearful of going home 'or to cities. While In the hospitals the splrH cf aich men !•; wcndcrful, but they, arc dismayed and embarrassed by the exhibition.of pity through stores end other notions by civilians. —Maj.-Gcn. N'onnon T. Kirk, 'Army^ Surgeon General. « n » Two defeats in war, though not on a litnnic ^calc, are nsi In themselves enough to clianse the national character of the German people. The stiitbovr, and unrelenting battle against the Nazi mentality must go on lor generations.— President Edun.vd Benes of Czechoslovakia. j » » If we arc not together, how long will it be before Germany tries to piny off one against another or until we lire menaced in another 20 years wilh a similar tyranny to the one which, we hope, will before Jong be overthrown?—British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden. In the pcrio;! after the war the United States intends to spprcvh as nearly as feasible the carrying of 50 per cent of its expanded foreign tiade In IL'j own merchant fleet.—Basil Harris, prescient United Stale:; Lines Co. Evciyons is at once a scientist, a farmer, and a sage. Bananas, p^unva, and coconuts also help in c.-tiitllrhlng sslf-irisufficicncy. Snakes can also be caleu. and lizards are delicious. Against ti br.cksrouncl of white clouds an'l blue skies, we can ;ee the pleasum sight of Midlers fishing.— Dlmei, Jap news agency, on trapped Rabaul f::cc;. JAMts T.sMirH,'Waf5aw,ky-i'' HAS KOVVfO MORE ,THAN ; A .' : T/fOVSA/VO AW£S BACK AND FORTH TO HIS WORK AT THE SCH'ENl£V WAR ALCOHOL Pl-ANT ', ATtAWRENCEBURia, IND;, ! 'JN'A BOAT OF HIS OWM BUILplNG. HE CROSSES THE OHIO RlVEf! '• ' ' TWICEADAY. ',.1 ; •: S:ivc ,50% On TRUSSE'S -•Steel ami Elastic/ ; STEWART'S Drug S to r e Main & Lake .I'honc 2822 tr yuo waiu to Tmy .murc^ lianas SELL US THE FURNITURE VOi; ARE NOT USING, for cash! Also lilxiral trade-in allowance tor ,j|ci rKrnlturr on new. Alvin Hardy P'urn: Co. 3 E. Main Pbnne 2J02 COPfl. tW BY N£H SERVICE. Wo. T M. HEC U 5 FAT OfF 15 PROBA'BL'V'. NO LARSER (\Z9 H'HEN YOU TAKE i>ic STKEETC ^O\M.,'JOU DQNTTAKf ITHOWE," ©EBAI.D ZITZEL6EE6EI?, NEXT: Eiiiwf*?f FARMERS IVe have plcn'y of Iron -Roofing and Hough Cypress for barns and shells. 3 Year FHA Terms if desired • ' E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. Factory Method |y s fo^v uiea In Hollywood BY ERSKINE JOHNSON NBA Slaff Corrcspoinlent • When we first came to Holly- hccpt our.trap shut..Now we know they are funny, and we know everyone else here thinks they arc funny, 1 too. But everyone Is sort, of used to them, so no one mentions them much nny more. where you eat your dinner off the steering wheel of your car, and the restaurants arc all made in the I we saw a lot of things we shape of brown derbies or frogs thought were' pretty funny. But no' or coffee pots or lish or storks. lone, was'toughing at them so we' COSTUMKUY IN VOC.UK It's the only town in the world where you are always served by- Kiillvess'cs dressed as cowgirls or ma- Jorellcs "or ballet girls or Dutch housewives. It's the only town in the world where everyone wears black glasses jWork 1 shoe.TC- rs arc niade here wilh " the same meticn- s care used for most expensive shoes. .Our leathers are Ions wearing and the best available fAr this character work. If yon want wear and comfort try us. : : "'',-.'.. ; * * - : ' ;V i Our newly installed, equipment includes f a CRANKSHAFT GRINDER, BORING BARS, PISTON GRINDER, BEARING RE-SIZElR. LINE BORING MACHINE, CONNECTING ROD RE-BABBltlNG MACHINE, etc. Our men are factory trained and use factory approved methods,. \ .. Take your truck, car or tractor to your own dealer or garage end have them send the motor fro us to be completely rebuilt! * * John Miles Miller Co. Blytheviile, Ark. DON EDWARDS "Tie Typewriter. Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE | TYFEWK1TEKS 118 Nv 2nd STREET PHONE 33821 (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) The thing Unit put all this into our. heart is a recent, best-selling | novel by J. P. M«rn,uanrt called i"So Ultle Time," which Scl7.nic.k- Interiiatioiial is shortly to make into |a picture. Marquand took a good look at I Hollywood in his book and then gave out with how everyone called his attention to the monkey puzzle I tree and told him it was called a monkey puzzle tree because no monkey could over puzzle his way [down it. Marquand ain't seen nothin' yet. flaky Coi>7r(Kli(, 1011, NBA S = rvioc, Inc. whether they need them or not. ' It's the only tov;n in the world where the buildings are all white and look as if they had been erected for a temporary exposition of -some sort. It's the only town in the world where most everyone you meet says "Let's have lunch sonic day," and then you never see them again. It's the only lovyn in the world whei'e ALL conversation is about motion pictures, where the people who live In the tov.'P, an: 1 , work with XXVII "IT had been drizzling all evening. -^ but now the rain cnme down s<" 'harn on the skylight that it drowned out the radio, I slrctched out my ami. turned the volume np a little, and once again the ex- Hollywood is the only town in the thc , u ,,' (lay avc morc curiolls | world where you 11 ever see Whist- about tlie stnre than the people who ler's Mother going up the street in bajrgy slacks with a cigaret hang| ing from her lower lip. It's the only town in the world Our Boarding House with Maj.Hoopie OgtOurWay By J. R. Williams SAY, MRS. HOOPLE.DID Von iWSS THE GAG X SPILLED M 6liPPeR?-^i KeWMJ TH& HteU TWSTED'UKE SOKP. PUT THERE \>)\6 NO EXTRA, MOU PITT THW Iri ( DOWM — \ MftCK. SAID Y' 'J'O 6EHM COOING "30 / S'EARS, A^ T. REPLIED \ '', OUGHT TO BE DONi& / ' MO\vJ -30LLV, BN TUB VKV,MR. PIK&, DID N'OU CONM5; WeRE TO SHE: TME GOLDFISH OFJ AREVOD STKKlMS A CL/!MM.?~i- 6UYEST6 WHO TIPTOE PAST WE CJV5H1ER. ARE H^ET SOUP WH /toYHVM6 I^VT SUT / —" A PERIOD/ ^ ' THAT'S CARRV1M' HIS LITTLE FEUD TCO FAR.' HE DID THAT JEST TO GET \f= AT ME. 1 BLTT -iDU FELLAS WHO ARE SPEAKIN' TO HIM KIM TELL HIM 1 SMD THE ASHES IMPROVGMEMT IK) HIS 'COOKIM'.' have never seen the stars and come hundreds of miles to sec them. HEDY SI:T A STVI.K It's the only town in the world where all lire women hud brass-red or platinum blonde ,or blu:d-\vhitc or canr.ry yellow hair—before Hccly Lamarr came along. After that they nil had black hair. Il's the only town iu the world where, as Joe Frisco says, you can freeze to death beneath a rose msh in full bloom. It's the only town in the world where the streets are lined with ,1'clilug palm i. Il.'s tile only town in ll:c world that looks so much like what you've heard it was that you can't :ell It from Hollywood. Would Ban Minors From Ploying Ptnfeaf/ Devices LITTLE HOCK. Nov. 23. iUP> — The Little Rock city council's police committee Is goins; lo investigate the playing or pinb.ill machines b> minors. • Members of the coimniltee that since there apparently is nc state law regarding the matter, MIL city council .should pass nn ordinance prohllitiii!; minors from) playing (he machines. | The committee decided to take action ;\I(cr. several members of the little ttcck 1'ollce Department, to act against owners of pinb.ill machines who nllow children to play them, asked a Little citing loncs of Slvanss's Don Quixote filled the room. The divan I was lying on was directly beneath the skylight and I kept slaring at the pattern made by the streams running down the panes. I'd thought about this kind ot weather when Mickey had rented the place, and now our divergent theories were being put lo the test. I'd declared that the whole works would icak at Hie first sign of rain, and she'd maintained that it would be ucrfectly all right. We'd argued the point and I'd finally asked her what she needed to live in an artist's studio apartment for if she wasn't an arlis). Pointing to sonic of the painlings that the previous icnant had left in lieu of rent she'd replied that, he wasn't an artist cither. And that had settled the poinl. For all her demure looks. IV'ickcy was quick on the trigger. So far the rain hadn't come through the skylight and my moment of triumph was slow in materializing. After a while I got lired fit (he sagging divan and stretched out on the rug before to lake these home cookeo dinners for "raiuco. S'.' what? She enjoyed then-, us much as I did. "You should feci flattered," I said., "tnat, i make some pretense at relishing those unholy messes you concoct:' For a moment this got her reallj mad. Then she saw the grin on my the dough he wants, and he values his life highly. Don is an excellent driver and so he's willing tc jpay." "It still isn't worth seventy-five dollars!" i >vas somewhat dislurbed as she lapsed into silence again. Each lime Boggio was mentioned we began treading on dangerous ground. Once she'd asked me what business lie was in and I'd been pretty vague. Holding companies, I'd said. A variety of interests. All very much involved. Then I'd changed the subject. l)io fire. As the last strains ol the tone poem died down. I could hear the cloller of dishes in Ihe kitchen. "Mickey,'.' I called, "why don't you quil making that racket and come and entertain Papa?" She came over to the fireplace still drying hor hands, and knelt down on (he rug beside me. "Because the dishes won't do themselves," she said soltly. "and besides Papa is such goon company for himself that ho doesn't need . entertaining. 1 ' - "A fine way to talk lo a guest!" "Guest my eye! You've practically become a boarder." She was right. I was beginning face and picKed up the cue. She assumed the expression of a martyr. "God!" she exclaimed. "What have I done to deserve this? Working my fingers to the hone! Bending over a not stove all day!'' It was fun, lying there and kidding oack anfl forth. She was the first girl I'd ever known that I could really talk to. Who could take it and also dish it out. the rain beat down wilh renewed intensity, we both glanced at the skylight. : 'Sorry to disappoint you, Leo. H seems awfully dry in here." "Okay, you win, Smartypanls'. But don't look so smug." + * * TTfE were toasting marshmallows ^ half an "hour later, when (he ohone rang. I grabbed her ami as she rose to answer. "Tf it's Boggio, don't tell him I'm here." The phone was at the oilier one of Ihe room and I couldn't help overhearing the conversation. It wasn't Boggio but Don. There was a worried look on Mickey's face when she slrelchec out again. "This working late nt night i getting to be a habit. You don' think he's kidding me?" "No." I said. "I think he's 01 the level. That's the Kind of. a jo it is. Good pay and long hours. She wrinkled ncr fortiitac •'That's another thing that's bee bothering mo. Seyenty-fivf dollar E week lor driving a car. It ridiculous. Why should a ma want to pay that kind ot mone for a chauffeur?" "It's quite'simple. Boggio's g' She paused as she was about to place another marshmallow on the fork and looked at me. "Leo,"' she said, ''will you promise to tell me the truth if I ask you n very direct question?" My heart beat a little faster, lis kind of talk coulci turn out be most embarrassing. I at- mpled lo evade the issue. What is this?" I kidded. "The lird degree?" "Please, Leo—" There \vas no way out of it, so tried tc look indifferent. "All fight! What is it?" "It's something I've been mean- ng to ask you lor a long time— ven since Don got this job. You're good friend ol Mr. Boggio's, ren't you?" "I suppose so." This was getting really bad. "Good enough to have been able p ask him to hire Don," she con- inued. "Well?" It iookcd ns if a lot of things ( didn't want discussed, were going o be dragged out. "—so it occurred to me that you J might have arranged to pad his salary and pay the difference out of your own pocket. It's the kind ot thing you would do and I wouldn't like it at all." I could have kissed her I was so relieved. 'It's a nice thought," I said, "and I hope this halo you've put over my head looks becoming. But you're mistaken. Cross my heart!" She looked at me, smiling. "I'm glad. Leo. :> And that seemed to clOJe the matter. (To Be Continued)

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