The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1946 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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THURSDAY, MAY 0, 10.16 BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS V-E Anniversary Quiet in Berlin Military Show Lacking And Few Ceremonies as < Reminder of War's End. BERLIN. May 9. (UP)—The Ifrst anniversary of the official V-E Day yesterday found Europe hurmry and battered, giving slight, heed to tlie emotions or a year a go. Little ftlossy military show and few public ceremonies commemorated the end of a struggle that swayed from the gates of Moscow to the skies of London, and from the Arctic Circle to Ihe Saharr, Desert. Everybody wanted lo forget the way. It wns a big enough job just trying to live. Late on Mny 8, 1945, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keite), German Chief of Staff, signed his armies Into oblivion in the Berlin head- I quarters of Soviet Mnrshnl C.coiyi I K. Zhukov before a delegation ol I American, British, French and I Russian military leaders. The next day Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz issued the final German communique. It told every' soldier to lay aside his weapons proud and erect and "set to work In these gravest, hours in our history with courage' and confidence to safeguard the undying life o* our people." Today Keitcl and Doenit?, stood OH trial as war criminals before the Allied tribunal at Nuernberg. No ceremonies were held in Berlin today, but tomorrow a few hundred French. Russian. British and American soldiers will march through the streets as a slight reminder to the Germans. May 9 •was chosen for the Berlin observance because the capitulation documents became effective at O'.K minute sjast midnight on the 9th. EWorld War-11 aDeath Toll Tops 300,000 WASHINGTON. May 9. (UP)-World War U brought'death, battle wounds and the misery of capture to more than four times as many Americans as World War I. This was shown today in n recapitulation of revised casualty data on the first anniversary of Germany's surrender. American battle casualties in the war—both European and Pacific— totalled 1,113,1589 in dead, wounded, missing and prisoners. World War I casualties totalled 259,735. The deaci and missing among American fighting men in the recent «av reached n total of 305.528. That is almost six times as many as lost their lives in the First, World nvar. Cool Strike Paralyzes Lake Shipping Tied to its Superior, Wis., dock by coal and iron strikes, the sle;im- er Caihbria luis nothing to do but "sit it out." Work stoppages in Minnesota iron mines prevent ore shipments ensl over Great Lukes, end (he coal strike ruts o(Y return loitds freiahters ordiiuirilv carry. Empty Coal Cars Tell the Story PAGE Naval Air Arm Trains Reserves Pilots and Crewmen Put in Readiness For Quick Assignment. BY JACK II. KVANS lulled I'rcss Stuff Currrspomrnt SEATTLE (UW—More thiin 2.500 >ilots and uircrewmen from Washington, Oregon. Montana and Ida- 10 have been welded Into self- contained units—ready for Imme- llnle iisslBiiments to curriers or mcs should (he need arise. The project WHS Initiated to Ri'ci> Naval Avintion strong and virile luring peacetime nnd comes under the new Naval Air Reserve Tv»ln- inil Program. During off-hours from school or work, members of Ihe units will fly from the Naval Air Station at Seattle and fliers and ground crewmen will be taught by a group of social Instructors, most of wliom wiw action with the Navy during World Wur II. National I'rogrum Aim Capt. Charles P. Greber, USN, 47-yenr-old former resident of New York, heads the program. Cnnt. Grtbcr snlcl Uie progi'mi' called for a Heady Air Reserve of 28,700 Navy nnd Marine Corps airmen on inactive duly status ami that their work would be closely integrated with the regular N'.ivy He siiid the training prograu will be carried out at 22 ah .stations throughout the nation wild H is complete. "We have the most modern air rraft available," Grcl>er said, ''an; the program consist of 48 drll periods a year with approximately 100 hours flying time annually lor pilots with an annual two-week training period at sea aboard carriers of the Reserve Fleet." Greber said about, ;100 aviators with necessary crewmen nnd maintenance personnel were undergoing tianllng m ihe Scuttle area for the Ready Reserve mid each puts In fljjlil hours a month In the Ronr Artm. Edward C. Eweu, Chlel of Nnval Air Reserve Train- I»B. from GlenvJcw, HI., assisted In laying the ground work In Ihe Pacific Northwest. "Tlu> ivcoril of the Navy's All- arm dining the war," he said, "proves beyond a doubt tlu\.t the nu'n wlui fouglu this '.vur wero the t)est-lraincd. best-equipped and nusl fearless fighters In htslory, i'lii'se men, rich In experience, nre lie foundation upon which Is based he hoiH'.s ot Ihe world (or pvescrv- lieticc." This Department Store Really Seeks to Give Tip Top Delivery Service WASHINGTON, May !). (IJP>—• Hleh's, Inc., an Atlanta, Oa., department sloiv, applied (o Iho Federal Communications Commls- iilon today for permission lo <>|>oi- a two-way nullo service l>i'- wceit Us store and 50 delivery trucks. It was Ihu first dcpari- niciil store lo make 'such an application. rVor Veteran Disappears TORT SMITH. Ark.. May 0. (U.P.I—Offlcers In Ihe Fort SmlUi ii I'ontlmiwl their search today for a Gentry, Ark,, veteran reported missing yesterday by llicr. Tile veteran Is Bert McVey, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. McVey. He was dlschuiKed at Jefl- rrson BuiJHCks, Mo., last Frldny, and wus home only one day when he decided Saturday night lo |>j to a dance at Noel,' Mo. lie never relurncd. State iiollce of Arkansas anil Missouri arc on the case. world's chemical plant, ferlill/.ers In an area slightly larger than thu combined arena of liullnna. New York, Ohio anil 1'ennsylvania. Need 24rfcr. fervk* TAXI!! Call Bonded and Insured Bill 968 Coal cars sit empty and idle in the Superior. Wis.. railroad yards as coal strike negotiations .cunt'nue in Wnehinylou. When the strike is settled nnd the cars start moving to paralyzed industry, they will cause a major rail lie-up, transportation experts predict. Fertniaer 11 wr Germany, prior lo the war, wns estimated to use one-fourth of the $25 Reward for information enabling me to secure a 6 or 7 room unfurnished house. Contact E. V. (Buck) Tomlinson Phone 2335 — 119 Kasl Ash Ozark to Build Hospital LITTLE ROCK,. Ark., May S. (U.P.)—More than • 100 Ozarl;, Ark., citizens have pledged $50.000 for the erection of a hospital, irtlin-.; to papers of incorporn- •r 'aTiift filed here : today with the :rcUiry of State, WALLPAPER Where Your Flowers Are—You Are! One call to us will arrange to have your remembrances sent, not just once, hut month after month. Ask about this plan. [^FLOWER SHOP r.f.D. ferric* W« Drttrw Anrwhcn Ph. 491 Mn. J. M. <M»e) WUllntm, .vncr GfcnaM BU«. CHOICE spring duchtnt, ttiteted front fiur flockj to give you more plumprtendtrrjtiier meat for your mode?." Rutlud to utTeottnity- fresh. Get youri now, thriftprieed at KrOfw'*. Fancy Dressed GRAPE NUT FLAKES Regular 48c WASHABLE NOW CAN MILK CALUMET MUSTARD EVANS Grocery & Market Charlie L. Evans, Prop. Formerly of Luxora, Ark. (Successor to Speck it Sons Grn.) Phone 25i>7 Jack Sprat 211 So. First- Sf. duality Foods PRINCE ALBERT TOBACCO 10 E'ANCY YOUNG TOM TURKEYS BULK SAUERKRAUT PORK KIDNEYS PORK FEET H&G SKINNED WHITING ,... 22 ^ TENDERLOIN TROUT , „ 69 H&G WHITING Pound 17 • '.' Can -'-,, COD FILLETS I'ound 39 HOT-DATED • STOM-GROUMO 3 £-. 59« Save up fo a dime a pound) Krogcr's CLOCK BREAD 2 Large Loaves Old Judge I Pound Pkp. 33 C IJAKING POWDER -|Oc 1-Lb. Can 10 Sunmaid Seedless 15 Oz. Pkg. 13' Quart 10' 14' PRODUCE ASPARAGUS Cut Spears Ofl e N(.. 2 Can vU PICKLES Koshvr Dill 1« O/.. .liir BEANS Van Camp's No. 2 Size POATOES Old or New Pound CARROTS Bunch LETTUCE Firm Heads 10° GREEN CORN Fresh 2 For 15 FLITSPRAV f m vt 69 SPINACH No. 2 Can SODA Ami & Hammer 3 for 12 10 SALT Counlry Club 2(i O/.. I5<»x KROGER TEA No Limit AEc '/i Lb. .40." PEANUT BUTTER ;. SPAGHETTI DINNER,, 25 RALSTON 12 Oz Box f? GRAPEFRUIT JUICE': 29 TOMATO JUICE Libby's If c No 2 Can TOMATOES Red Ripe for Slicing Per Ib. - - 25f Green Corn Ear 5c Lemons Pound lOc Yellow Onions Lb. .. 5c Green Beans 2 Lbs. 29c Pineapple Each ... 29c English Peas 2Lbs 25c ORANGES Florida—Sweet and Juicy In 8 fb. Mesh Bags -63c KROGER PIGGLY WIGGLY GDUAMTEB GRAPEFRUIT I/argc Size 3 For 25 C W. L. Roper, General Agent Phone 3182 — BlyrheviHe, Ark.— Lynch Bldg. MEATS SCOCO SHORTENING I'ound 20' COTTAGE CHEESE found 20 C PORK SAUSAGE Pound 35' FRANKS Tound 33 C CHEESE Wi.-jcuiiaiti 01 Daisy Cream Pound 45 C Z)0 YOU HAVE A MEMORY i LIKE AH ELEPHANT? i If you don't have a long memory, you'd better u « list now of the binder and combine parto yoall! ' need for next teason'i hirvest Certain putt •*•. • hard to get but, if you <i- v < "• your lilt now t wt*fl. ' have them ready for you before cutting (tana. There's no point In risking delay* and crop Get your equipment in tmooth running early. • x McCOXMICK-DEERING MACHINES. B MCCUXMIUK-DLfcRINE •^ PARTS AND S IENT COMPANY SERVICE BlythtvilU, Ark. McCORKICK-DEERIHG MACHINES, PARTS ANI SEIVICE

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