The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1944 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEV1UJ3 COUIU1CU NKWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK obUHTKR NXW» OO H W HMNtfc Publlnli»- 4AMOTCr P NORRfC BdJMr JAAJ58 A QATEN8, AdtertUUi* UwiK<t!r 8")r National Advertutojf Reprf«enUiiv<»j. Wltowr O6; N*w York.' ' rate.-.Aitonr Bui ' da* po*i- <rt>«,: October 9. ID 17 T Served b>- tht UnllwJ HATE* By carrier '., lh« city of Blytbevtll*. JOc p« week, or B5*.' '.'i month, ' By mall within. • rudlus ol 40 mjlet, M.OO per e«r,'t2.00 [or slx : mohl.hs. 11.00 for thret muu.tni; is msli outside 50 mile ton* 110.00 per )'<;«J pKy»oie in advance. Eldon's Airpark To the planners of America's postwar av;aticn-biip. of the most important (owns in the country is Kidon, Mo. (pop. 25901. For Eldpn is the site of what might be called (he pilot plant of otitv future airparks. ,T)ie municipally financed Kldon airpark', is due to be eqinpleled in June. Dtin'nrj il.s cohstrticlioh detailed records itro.'being hc|)t of ovory step—pltinning, site selection, property acquisition, development and financing, actual construction costs, management arrangements, operating procedure and maintenance costs, together, with a complete record of all revenue.' When this is done'the-Civil Aeronautics Authority.should have collected invaluable data (o serve as a guide for other communities which are including airparks in' their postwar development programs,. • , .-.' • ' • Airpark, . incidentally, is a term chr'sen by .the Personal•Au'crart Council of .the AeronauUeiil Chamber of .Com; meree to dcEigua'.c .lam,lii)g fields for ; private aircraft, as opposed'to uirport, a station for scheduled...commercial craft.."' : .'./' '.".'" ':.:..""" .Most small ci'ics'will lipt want aii- ports, which woiild be'iis'impractical as building an • elaborate, bus terminal for .'.a iJai'kinK lot. -B.ul e'ven.'a',- fe\v.-private flyers woukl niake an adsqiiatc, iiiex- pensivo aii'phri? desirable: : ' •;" ;' : -It is in the private field 'that-author-' .'Hies',"; see'the. future' of, flying;- Moat ':". .postwar discussion, thus lar' has ..been concerned with; the iniernatiovml tangle of future commercial routes and regulations. But."the .commercial field has limited cxpansjoiv..p6B'sibilitics. It is .es-' timatcd .that 12'40-pas'sengCr airliners will carry as' m'aiiy 'passeiigei's across the Atlantic in a year as a, ship the size.of the Queen-'Mary iii, the.'same . tirriev . , " ; : ..-- •- .•';' ' - : ,; :..As for private, .flying,: the CAA iind :. the'."aviatjon -industry 'rl/ason'thus: At ';: tlie^Var's end there will jbe 350,000 mil- it ary-trained .p'ilois, ;150,000 .'civilian pilots and siudeiits; and some' &,BOO,000 men trained by the armed force's in va- ricus .branches ,of aviation.'. About 2,. OOQiOOfJ: persons have ; nad war ..jobs in •; avfatiqn •faclp'rics,; ami -250,000 .high school students-will .be : taking acro- r.aUlicat'com'ses^-- •' .;,•-., ' - ' ^Thcsandd lip to. more than 5,000,000 potential-flyers. They" wdn'l all fly, of course. -The flivver-priced • plane isn't just around the corner, and. neither is the. helicopter. . - ... .'Private, airc.rafl, as bare' of accessories as'the old Model -T, will probably cosl around 52000. But even .if only one of ».evcry four ' prospects actually bc- corfjcs a flyer, a tremendous market will.be opened.- . J'he automobile in 30 years created millions of jobs and greatly expanded out-Whole economy. Rut it had lo wait a decade before .-construction of good highways permitted that expansion, •if aviation is going lo have a com- parable healthy economic effect in the •critical years just ahead, it cannot wait thai long for adequate landing fields, the counlcrpart of good roads. That is why construction of the K don airpnr); is of national Jiml a step in the right direction. ilDIGLANCO Btprudui'iiuii in llil« column ul edllorUli •tber Mw«j codoneujcat but b «n •clnow(Mlfraen( if (•• Urtci !• (h Selling the Prize'Steer Teddy, the Hereford Etcor licit Den Grcvc, llic young 1-51 s'.ccltmiin, brought fi.iin Biy.int, In., to win the tsraml chnmploiurhlp ill the Chicago market fat >:(o:k show, is, hnuilin; the life tl r.lley-, bul not fay ling. He )• tcli.'K on n short pc;emiiil apFcnr.-v.cc liuir, lifter which he will did lib dnvs \fr.a mi ,:tlicr (jrand champions— lunging by ihc lied; in] n c::olcr. Tcdc'.y lM'oiif>ht his 17 year old master n c nru'.it. lie tiild fen 1 $5,:>(J5. 'rimt wns he was llic champion, llic best meal of the year. The jutl'ins was close. There were hundreds ol oilier nrlninls In the .show thai will yield cnuslly Rood Lccf, mid the .stock yards iccch'c a c'.72cii cai'lcnds cf steers a week whose steaks cnilriii'l be dlstinsiii-hMl from Teddy's on U:c ]:laltcv. U is Interesting to nole what Tccldy would have trcugla if he had been sold merely :u, r. tcp suiide steer. Jien Grcvc phi $31 for him as n C59 pound cnlf, or yeaillng. 11 cost S101' lo feed him for 10 nior.lhs and ral-c his weight lo 1,170 jvinmls. 5hl<>i:U>B and marketing charger, would have added about, ann'.hcr 57 Hi costs, If ho hud been sold Ihrctgh leurMijr channels, brlr.glng Ills total cost lo $282. If Teddy had been rold ul $18 n hundredweight, the best price ;iald for prime .'.leers at the slock yards Hie day he was Mid, lie would have brcuBht $21o.liB. Hud Den Clrcve been lucky, and marketed him a couple of weeks earlier, when cr.ttlo I'rircs hit tl:clr ptnl: of the last few yeiirs, he v;ould have cot SIB.'BO a hundredweight for Mm, or $210.45. A profit of SM.45 is hardly an cnttcins reluni for tlio Jjtcr, Intcrcrt, a-.-.d fsrm Invesliiicnl that me. nxjL-iral (o luni o«l n finished beef imimnl. yet Ihc ca't of iclilng Teddy was not materially grcr.lsr than that of fattening prime Steers by tho cnrlsad. He v;as fattened pcr- hiifs tv;o i:vjr.U:s icngcr than most prime callle .in-. Thor.c rigmcj explain ,wliy Ameiicjiiis today aia ctlliie th2 worst beet they have ha;l set befcie th=m In Ihe last 30 yea-r.s. By its price icUr.Es en tcef, the OPA made it unprofltiihlc in fatten prime entile. . The slock feeders of the iniridle wcit, v.ho nre grnernlly conceded Ic be Ihe i: . :t c:p:rt gvcup cf fanners in the cuir.liy, were lol'l llmt there was no place for Ultir tuslncu in a war time economy. A low price ceiling en c3in limbed Ihoir operation; 'la the fad t!;c." cral I it;sc en their cwn farms. Otic consecrated ;-o«nc niUvit in the war food pdminiiliKlton, a r.rotesar, at Llmt, gave voice to hh c;7lnloii that grcss fed bed was gocd enough fc.r people In war time. That's what they cnll ti'l:i:y beef in the meat market. Nobody hr.il ever bctherei! lo lell him ihnt grr.ss fed ctiltle come to the market during only six or seven months of the year. The result cf there policies is Ihat when the demand for Ucef Is (lie greatest in history, less beef is being produce;!. The measures Iho.t make feeding n hazardous venture have resulted in calllo ccmtr.s to market at liglitev weights. The average weight of cattle marketed last Ocloicr was C3_> pounds. In October, 1041. a was E55 pcu:i(!s. Tlint alone is >in 8.8 per cent rcc'.uc;:. n In the amcmit of beef available from the .«aivc number of catlle. This i:. what Ihr Mule minds of Washington (heir planned economy— less profits for nvi. less meat fcr city folks. — UHICAGO TfJinUNE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 194-1 The Little Boy Who Got Just What He Asked For ^S-lj&-~- •. RY r-' srflVicr. isc. T. hv RIG, u. r.. PM. orr. "I'LOW we'll have to buy your cousin something quick! .How > nbotil an. iimbrclia—thai will remind \!icni lo return the one (hey borrowed last fall!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD 6; WUU*J» Forguion call A srr.-il p.irl of North America's democratic principles r.rc lo be found in the fanner, who represents the tiue C.«CTIICC ol Ammcn.-Prof. Frenk Tamimlnn-.i ol Columbia U. H lakes more :-:ns. hauled more miles by far lo (tcstrov a Jap |],.".n it takes ( 0 destroy a. Nazi. V/c v:ill cnly transfer our cnerci.-.s after Hitler's Gcrmnrv f:-.lh.—I ioul.-Gcn. Ecmci-vcll, Army (Jsrvice Kcrces rWMAl SURREYS FOR .OUR ENEMIES... • •WHICH. IK USrfeOTOTriE Hi&HER-URS TO &ET THE LOW-DOWN,"Xy« J. D. WHITNELL, /?i«7,'A7&v£>, i4l-/j>OH3. NEXT: .Where.did cigars £cl the name of stogies? overseas, but Hint Bill didn't want lo say anything almid it. Hob took the kkl aside and gave him a pci) talk. But it was to no ivull. Then Bill received news that ills hrotlier was alive. "I knew the time.' hnd come for :iin\ lo solo." Hob said. "I ordered :um uy that very minute. He Mew Hint nil-plane like an ace. He's overseas now, (lying a P-38." Count;/ ivntn Ad* ELECTRICITY IN THE Let rfs explain how easily you may enjoy elcclticity in ynur farm home. Estimates on wiring u-|tliuul cost! Chariie Sfalcup IIG'N. 1st. Phone 2993 '"We Itcp'alr' Everything , ' Eltctriral." In Holly wood : BY ERSKINE JOHNSON, two films a year. , M-,A Staff Correipomlcnt ' ' i His con tract with Marv Pick- As .the ftlm star, .Robert .Cum- fol . {1 wll | ) )r i n , , lim movc pcr , )ic . mlngs has.wen X-rmxcd-iux char- tll| . c tbnn-lid earned in three venn acter for the Insl • cpnple of years. . u universal. , Marv is preparing faiispended by Ui ivers.il studio for uvo. films, /-Maycrlini;" and "Onl airmnB dpv,:n what,he claimed were Tl)llc)l of y cnils .:. Bob probably will inferior' pictures., he had to go to star-In bolh -ourt to break his contract. The ••TIIF [TGfJ'l'IXr. CH-U'J UN" right was long and .bitter but Bob with hi 3 attorney' brother. Oscar was Iho winner..;-.-.: I cummings, as producer. Bob also As plain, Robert Ciinimings, lie lvi n „(.,,.• j,, .. TMl . jJi,,j,(iiur cimp- found service to his country more ,.,,„,- aU ,, 1L ,, c ,, ds of V-hich will be Important- than movie-making. He 1:ivt > n t(> lhr , D is ; .blod American Joined the Civil Air Patrol n week Veterans It is a story of •> lly after Pearl Harbor, then became an u ,i,,i s i c r who ROM overseas and los- Alr Force flying instructor at ttic cs i,,,u, \\ K i c j, Si Mlra Loma Air Bnsc near Oxnard,| Meaiuvhilc. D»b has suddciil} 1 found himself with more radio shows than lie can possibly do l5Hhon B. Calll. Other day. afler tcactiing 55 youngsters to flyi he was relnrncd lo mufti in the Air Force Reserve, subject to return cnll If needed. Mary Picktord Immediately signed him'for one picture a year for four vcnrs for her producing company. Oilier studios submitted long term contracts but ho turned them all down. Alter seven unhappy yours al Universal, he snld he never again 'would sign' R long-term contract. 'He will free .lance, never sisniiu; any contract for more tlian one or jWork shoe te- Ipairs arc rfiade here with the same meticu- „ s care used (or must expensive shoes. Our leathers are long wearing and the best available for this character work. If you want wear and comfort try us. Planters Hdw. Co., Inc. home of SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT DE LAVAL MILKERS and SEPARATORS GOULD'S ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS U. S. BELTING and PACKING CANDLEWICK CRYSTALWARE COMPLETE LINES OF HARDWARE Phone 515, BlythcTille, Ark. Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While I Ms Available. PLANTATION OWNERS'SPECfAL PRICE ON TOO RANK LOTS', BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Blytheville, Ark. phone 2911 GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also— Vulcanizing and Tire Repair WADE COAL CO. N. Hwy. fil CEILING PRICES Phone 2291 \ ACACIA/TREE ©194* OV N6A SERVICE.IMC. WITH " vision has been IX that sudden clarity of thai comes after one long lime unaware, Qur Boordihg House with Moj.Hoople OutOurWoy . By J. R. Williams TOR',\'tV FARMER GOT A THOUSAM' SOBSLtP.'S I'M R&PFUN' OFF- BUCVi MIGHT 6£T VOU A -FOU^D 8lfeD/-~ ViELL =P UP IF SW AIWT GOT r~Tl UAErLOCKaOM. j^l &£, XOUR POCKETS/ ] '-fj?->2?&%:. " "" i^} TRVWG TO BE UlG SAWTA CLAUS/ / PUT ' / WES.' THAT \ FIRST O ! A CAUGHT ->-'S VEAKLS THROW \ HERE Which is n laugh After a bii: dramatic show Ihe I other ni^ht, the producer congratulated him on n swell performance, saying. ''You're one of thr few film stars in this town who under.st*i nds radio." \ !5;>b cliucklcil. | In 1931. before Hollywood <!is covered him. lie wrutD. produced directed and Marred for a year 01 an eastern radio show, "Uncle E/.n and Ihc Musrai Fish." "I picked tlmt name." lie laughed. I "sci people would tune in out of 1 curiosity. 1 was Uncle E/rn. My wife and I sang—we xvere the imrciral Ilsli." < As nn Air Fcrcc llviii'; instructor Bob tiWRht his students to lly in right weeks. They soloed at 10 hours. Hew acrobatics al SO. It was surprising. Bob said, how . ini)>ortanl a role p^ycholo^y ]:lays ,' In making SO:K! livers. There wns i the case of one youngster 1 we shall ' 11 Hill. j After eight hours in the nir with i Hill, Bob was convinced h? would j rover nnVce n liycr. He was afraid \ in let him solo. 11 he conldn'l solo at 10 hours, he would have to be washed out. THINGS I.UOKKII H.\l> Boh \vcnt to one of his pals and asked If Bill wns worried about something. The pal said that Bill's brother had been reported missing Visit Us In Our NEW BUILDING Loralcd al 121 E. Main St. Ti 1. SEAY MOTOR CO. Cliry.slcr Dealer - Parts >t- Service 121 !•:. Main riionc 2122 Joel saw why he must plant an acacia. Yet he wondered would she recall the need now, when his son had come and Jonathan's son was no longer a sword lo \voniul her. The sun was high when Flavin and he relnrncd to the inn, and an hireling had charge of his sheep. In his heart the death of Jonathan had ceased lo have importance, yet if Michal loved the brother of Flavia, could he, knowing how bitterly Jonathan hart wronged her, could he blame Michal if she loi'cd Drnsus? "Michnl," he said gently. Kneeling by her, forgetful ot tlie son that was his promise of eternal life. ''Michal, my beloved." Her little hand lost ilsclf in his ruddy locks and drew his head io her breast. "Thou hast thy son, Joel," she murmured. lie said quickly, "So thai thou lea vest me not I have no other need." She smiled al that. "Whj- would I leave thec, my husband?" And he .could not lell her of his fear the boy she had known. "Thy child should be my own " he said. "If thou wouldst give me leave lo claim you both." "I am Joel's wife," she rc- I minded him again. "Wife unto Jonathan. Tonight " jhe suggeslert, "Tonight Joel will hiok of which Flavia had spoken guard his flock on the hillside, came yet to her face in rare mo- Tonight "ion will lei me come to "ice." -. „ ..,.„.. Michal censed persuading and what unhappy memory her heart ucc ^ rr 'C al! girlish laughter and looked back. , shy glances ns she sought thus to He promised himself that he ;' voitl answc "»e him. Stic lifted would plant an acacia when the ler ? ycs '? hls > " Th(H1 hast de- lottcr.rains should raise and the yecl ovcrlon & Drusus. i grew earth begin putting forth new, "If'?' wait »'S for thec." life. I . Mc " must fi° ( o war," he re- T EBCTH had *ome, and Caesar ' m ^ '^^ }^T^ 'T~ Augustus had decreed that all S'-usus.'' b ° V menls found and <it such times Joel himself speculating upon the world'should pay tax, when Drusus came again lo Judaea. Bethlehem was thronged those "And I of the girl, Michal," he said. it - "Shc has not chanced" Atif-H-,1 hose reUirnmg lo Ihc place of said smiling. "She " i| • | •? a «,cu- fam.hcs beginning and .sharp tongue and a U hborn Romans and Hellenists preparing heart." iuinuorn | TOEL vras tmworriccl as he < J his flock. There was a hint a feast to celebrate the recent • victory of Roman arms. And Drusus sought Michal. led of thai Dru.stis would return lo claim, if not herself, the gallant heart of her. Shc seemed lo forget Drusus in Ihe months Ihat followed. He had brought her and the child to Ihe litlle home, rejoicing, and Adar had fled and Nisan followed, bringing the relurii of navigation to Ihc great sea that lies between Bethlehem and Rome, and Drusus came not with the ships thai brought many Roman soldiers. Therefore Joel forgot for a time I his fear and was content to lake his flock lo the hills while Michal tended little Dan and was al home to greet him when he returned at evening. Through the long summer he rejoiced lo find her becoming gay once move. Although that stiil prised. There were soft low I have come lo claim thcc," he . clouds in the sky bul not the ''',. 7 1 * 1 *'' , , , , i grcat " lnss « of vapor that are Michal drew her hands from, a warning lo men of Ihe hills The his and one sought her curls in;Roman lax would not he utidulv the way he remembered, and he • hard ' wailed for her reply, "t am Joel's wife," she said. "And 1 thy lover," he said, re- ...duly he decided. He minding her. Her curls danced coulci afford lo pay it wiliiou! rie- jpriving Michal and litlle Dan ot any needed Ihing. He enclosed tiic sheep and about her' walked toward the house un- erave face as she shook her head : aware of Drusus' return, and in- in denial. "Thou art my friend,' tcnl upon clasping Michal in his Drusus," she said. "Thou must I arms. His homecoming had lat- not love another's wife." Icrly been so welcomed by her "Must not!" he cried. "Thou J Ihat he felt al last she was for- knowesl how I loved llioe when ; getting the past and ready lo ad- thou \verl Jonathan's wife! Shall I change because thou hast changed? Shall I forswear my love because thou hast married Jonathan's brother?" She reproved him. "Thy loudness shall waken my child," and .siVw. how his face changed and his boyish eagerness fell from him so that lie became the man war had made him and no lonsev mil a-tyro for him like lo his own for her. As he ncared the dwelling he heard Dan crying nnd the never | distant (ear of something he did not understand put n cold hand on him so lhal Ins flesh contracted and his breath grew short. Dan's cry was one of an infant long untendcd and now xmcomfortahie. (To lie CoiUinucd)

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