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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 23, 1944
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i*AGE FOUR i'HE!BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO 1 H W. KAINES, Publisher SAMUEL P. NORRIS, Editor j JAMES A GATENS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representati\es Wallace Wilmer Co, New York, Chicago, De(roll, Atlanta, Memphis Published E\ery Afternoon Except Sunday BLYT1IEVILLE COUR1KH NEWS • Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 9, 1911, Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city of Blythevllle, 20c psr week, or 85c per month. ' By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, SfOO per year, $2.00 for six months, 51.00 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, $1000 pel jear payable In advance.' .Qn Earth, Peace' • lluought the \\oilct today Ameii- ;rr,ns 0"C" move are celebrating Chrisl- •ma&, in then own homes and chii'ches ibefor-j the altars .of strange clnireliey r )n sliangc lands, on tropic beaches mjtl |snowy battlefields, in barracks and hos- rita'b and puson camps Koi a little time then immcdnlc feelings of anxiety or pain or loneliness will bo'crowded out'by the emotions of love .1111_ fellowship which Chmtnns always kindtes. Wherever they arc there will be the od carols, and the old familiar stoiy with its liiumphant lythmn ol the angelic host, "Glory to God In 'the highest, and on eaith peace, good will toward men." Slowly, thicugh defeat and dcspau aii'l cynicism, the Ohiislian woild has strugjbd over the centimes to tians- mute those woids into, icnhtv And tvo 'thoasand yea is of taihuc, made b'ttcr &y this p',csenl,and mosj, U.ijjic failt .e cannot ciaie the hope that Uio'.e \voids ?rousp l&day the stii'gtl" is not symbolic! but ficiccly htcmi The \\ai is in A i^il cense a miracle Fci the Chnstian voiM "-, bat! lini? citirl and pagan en- rnrr-s whore i'oal has 1 ccn the destine tioii ot ocacc riirj good voll undithe s>j'i- "titu'-ion u l a iAiv,iy of lodv and b|>mi'n.g ,io &o~nethnig (Mllc.l Co PKrpui'j aiid Ihe New Grclei ISulc-^'n threat IP bcin^ ave ed, • tuitl \.f.y \/iu l>e won With it mnit ccn, gcod Will, foi the one cannot w t^out the cthei Never in the lus'ory of Chi istendom has thai iact been moi e ai'p?rcnl tl'a'i now, an« nevci hays the pcople^of Christendom"been moie' ac- tivel^ acutely dcteimined Itiat peatc shall be y built upon an miming foun- rLttioii o^ good \\tll , It is\a t<isk as fund as wai it-scl", in which men's good will must ovei- come. their fallibility It will need lead cis as \\ise and courageous as those who have led 0111 armies. "On earth, good will tow aid men" The won-iei of it Js not that the Christian world hss failed nf ichWin^tljat blessing, 1 but tha,t it is still brayely tryiig to fulfill that piomiae through blood and toil and faith The Poll TQX and Voting By Southern Negroes The statement made to a Harlem audience by ,NCW: York's tirst Negro congressmen. Hie Kev. A. Clayton Powell.. llial 4,000.000 Negroes In Ihe Ciuth arc disfranchised bv the poll U\ slmplj ECES to ihon- the misunderstanding with which this question is beset Outside, the South. The poll tax laws of eight Southcrn-ilatcs clo net make anv re-ial discrimination Thoj do not "dlstranchlse'' anybody who chooses lo qualify as n voter by paying the tax. Any Negro can pay his money, and get his poll tax receipt on exactly the same icrms as any white person, Negroes In certain numbers actually pay poll laxcs anil actually vo: t >. 'lUe real reason why many Negroes have aal thus qualified themselves Is ihat Negroes have not teen able lo vole In : Democratic primary cle;tlons nud they have evidently not'' considered It worth while lo qualify to vote in general clec- tlcrs, which normally In Southern slates merely rnllfy the results of (he Democratic primaries. Congressman-elect Powell says that as .soon as the pel! IPX h eliminated he In going to move to Mississippi niid run for governor. Tint he could GO to Mississippi now ami run for governor, Kfter having been a citizen lor a certain length of time, and so fnr as the poll tax Is concerned every Negro of volinj! ego In Mississippi. could vctc fc- him. Elimination of MiSslsUppi's |y>)l tax would net, however, menu that cve'-y Negro cltl- zui C f tl:r.l state wcnlcl necessarll;' be immediately qimllfied to vote. There wojl:l be nil cduca- Ifcnnl (iu3l:fic:t;:u lo meet. That (|uallli:atlon wits the \.,ik tf tjje li:.e Unltetl antes Senator J. Z. Ccoifte, a Icorting mcmter of Ihe 1830 con- vciitlon that dinned Mississippi's prcsjnt ccirili- lu Ion. And in J.iimuj.inij :.;issl;sl.;pr& cuuca- lienjl tt^, SM-.atcr.George drew on the cleclion laws of JlRssachL'seKs. laving ;i |>;il tux might be r caiy for many people Ijy ccinparlron wlfh passing an cduca- (ijinl t..s' Ii,':e (hose vecuiir'co In ivlassnchusetts nnd New York and oilier states. Inside deitdlliio limits anybody can eel a pall tux receipt at any lime simply by paying the lax. But If you lack Ihe education;:; r&iuircment fixed ,by n tlatc's Inw, you can't walk Into n county official's office and ccme out a few minutes .later qualified to vote. Yet nobody charges Massachusetts and New york.vvlih "disfrai:;tiisln3'- citizens imtble to meet their educational (nullifications. —ARKANSAS GAZETTE. If ive settle lor anything less titan a 'total JniockOut, 11 slinky means time we have'let onr men down and "set the stago for another war—n . \nr llicir children w-ill have to wage.—Ntvy Uiidcnccretary F.alph A. Hard. ' ' I .would not to asTcciric mytslf with., a partly artificial psllc;; oi disniembcrmcut of Gcr- mnnr, but ths di:rlvlni' cxncrlenco .-f Versailles oupht not to tie rr.<)cnl=d. This time military dls- nrmuineiit must be ccccinpnnicd by economic clis- a n amcnf.—B°l£!im Fcreljn Minister Paul-Henri SJ.-IJBI-:. • If 30 Is 5D Llvisisns of the ClUntsc Reel Army ccU I iiD cquh-cd' wllli mcdciii r/mamcnt .ami Le given Ic.ctical mid technical training by /r.'uictn oflicels we c^ulrt aiinihiiulc the: Japanese armies In northern China.'We would need ( t Ejstancc cf the American Air r.ifce .to do tfls jcij.y-Gcn. Chu Teh, Chlncss Communist- r,rn j ir.itf.'> ', j, \ .' , .; '{ :.;'.'• Tl e /.;iiij !:nye''oncs mare flced over-oiitlmis- tl(! \ictciy dakc..V,'c Knew that they ere doomed lo Us:p-:dn!:!unt. fuch dirat->)oin!mnits. are !!> cl> .' Incrcnsj 1 Ihe alrer.d,' widespread v.'ar wcT.iir.',;- in Hi; cn^my. c:iap.—Gocbbcls. • . rhe prcpcsithns that seme ccncnlicn Is belter t 1 -.! none cnct more Is better than less arc. highly dubious. Some bad education is worse Ihfn none, and mere bad education Is worse than less.—Dr. Robert Mai'iiard Hntchins, prcbi- d?nt U. ,tt Chicngo. The men in vnlform will set the hr.nds of • the clock to the hour of peace. You, the. workers, stay en that wnr job or take one if you are needed. Stay en Uic Job until it is done.— Unc-crsceretp.vy cl Wnr roberl-P. Putlcrson: • • • Cn 5f.i.-r.n \ve met the best. The men \ve ran nt w;;c Us, !;£lwocn. 5-fcel-8 an:l fi. feel'.fall, and weighing from no lo more lhan 200.—Lleul.- Ccl, John K. M:Dono'ugli of New York. • • n From the sky Japan . . . rcsemtlcs Chio a lot. It is iniritralfcEd nntl by no'moans is U a paper country., It's not g oin 3 to fall ever like a pack of t- 'tis just bav.-.s: we drop a few bcmhs on it, li"ut Tl.mas n. Fiicdmnn of Cleveland, O. tack'from China. • • • The Japs now have vastly improved types, particularly In (lie army n ir force, n:. compared' with ll;e planes ive hiive been meeting in ihe •PI laches ta the empire . . . There Is good icn-on to believe that Ihey are holding a large stx,\ ( ,f (hc;c new nni'.v plr.nes in reserve on the Jap mainland.—Nnvy Secretary James V. Forrcstal. Our Boarding House with Mo). Hoople Out Our Way SIDIGUNCeS ;& •fs,j^i> rte^ v-A''(v5«»dfe- $ •SATURDAY,-DECEMBER 23, 19-M ©1944 BYNEA SERVICE,INC. V ^/ ^ J j, COPR. IH* BV HEA SERVtCe J^C^J. M. BECL. U. S. PAT. CFF. "When 1 wiis ii lillle girl \ve called thai l)ri«!il slar the Chris'tnms; slur—-hit! I suppose \ye CJID jirolciul il's a :,-..•', .service' sliii- ; i'or Daddy, too!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD F*rgimofi ^ SUN, BECAUSE CF ITS GREATER DISTANCE HAS ONLY TWO^F/fVW AS MUCH PULL O4 THE TIDES AS DOES THE A\OON' . SUN AND. MOON PULL TOGETHER WE HAVE HI6H OR WHEN THEY PULL A&AINST EACH OTHER, WE HAVE .LOW'ORAE4P TIDES, WERE HAND fcRHNADES USED c- BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR f XII "•• '- ' HPHE heavenly host vanished but a radiant glow lingered upon the plain. Here Ruth had gleaned and Boax met and loved her. Here, also, David had tended Jiis father's flocks. Here, now, it he could believe his ears, an heir had been born to David and would load his countrymen to peace and J, Joy, yea, might lead, even the Romans, the Romans and all men, Joel reflected. Eager now to return to the sleeping flocks, the shepherds hastened. The Roman inn of Bethlehem, they saw, was yet alight as Romans and Hellenists passed the night in unwonted revelry. j Familiar with the courtyard, Joel became leader now, and his foot was first to pause at the inn's stable. From within the cavernous dark n light slowed, '.^ere was the low murmur of »'ccs, and while the shepherds l:\itatcd the stir of wings sounded, and hovering low above the stable, they beheld the angelic throng whose message had fetched them thither. It was as though the angels stood silent guard, there was- no sound of singing now, and Joel , turned lo ask his fellows, would i they follow into the cave? Cradled in a manger, the King ! of Glory lay sleeping. 'A mere helpless babe such as love has given repeatedly throughout the ages, infinitely dear, with a value • beyond price, and a beauty greater than the beauty of the universe. ; Joel felt the ache in his heart •advance to his tiiroat, so that. speech was impossible, and he knew now why Jonathan had taken his babe to iwichal, who else should he have trusted with n Vniiig 'so holy" ._ This babe before them, warm in the hay-scented manger, the blrtli o; this babe would redeem ol'. the unwanted births of generations and the radiance that surrounded Him where He lay wrapped ii\ His swaddling clothes, that radiance would spread its' light into every darkened place and ils warmth and power bring healing where it entered. He noticed the mother and her husband, then, and an impulse to kneel would not be denied. So til at he knelt before the maiden, v.'liile the other shepherds,- kneeling also, told of the, star and the herr.ld whose word ' had brought i.iom here. *' ' : 'S'' ;•">—.*.-"; While they knelt' the ! whole stall became bright as dav , ..... * » " "•"-' " • -' x . '-A- . - ORAWIN& ROOM .' ORI&lfslALLY WAS CALLED A MTHDf?AW/HG,. ROOM, ,,-AND.AffiANT A PLACE TO '••.. -.WITHDRAW TO. • • •:. , T *• REC - w. s. PAT. OFF. -Hand grefiacies .rj^ 1000 years. L : :_.:.'__ .NEXT: Did you ever;iry,to catch a turkey? til Holly wood ' "THE;: SAME OLD STORY" ••• . ;-A\ 'screen play FADE-IN: EXT. HOLLYWOOD Me. too. 7' CLOSE SHOT: Johnson an BOULEVARD—NIGHT 1: 'LONG , SHOT—from Grauman's 3. Chinese theater looking east. Street I s ) ln ights nblaze t . ' sidewalks' crowded ' with. people. '.Colored lights in the distance. Above traffic noise and Santa Onus. Johnson whisper something into Santa Clsuis's ear. CLOSE SHOT: Santa Clan shaking head. TURNEE sorry, but I don't know . SANTA CLAUS Gosh, I've been around for n Ion; from ofT.stnge" comes"so'und" of "a " mD -. bl t' <lo "' t kuow ' hot liand swinging "Jingle Bells." j ~ CLOSE SHOT: Lana Tunie The music swells, mixed with sound of sleigh bells ringing noisily. 2: MED. SHOT: Santa Clnus in sleigh loaded with toys driving down Hollywood boulevard. Lnna Turner is sitting riext to him. ' 3. MED CLOSE SHOT: Erskine Johnson jumps aboard sleigh us it stops at a Iralfic signal. 4' THREE SHOT: Johnson. Lanji Turner mid Sanla Clans aboard sleigh, which is moving again. JOHNSON (worried and addressing Santa i Clausi 5: CLOSE SHOT: Santa Clans SANTA CLAUS (perplexed but aimable) I'll be glad ta help If I can GiCl/OSE SHOT: Lana Turner TURNER . OH, DOES HE DC JUST BECAUSE THERE- ARE SOME OF YOUR FRIENDS V HEDoESM'i LIKE; V O.K. BV ME' ITS BETTER THAM HA.VIMG HIM BLA.BB1M' 10 1H 1 OWES HE tX)ES LIKE - TCLLIMO ALL MY AMD THE 3LJSIMESS. . WIU.BE A, THE CHRISTMAS) GRUELUfiG I'm either 10: MEDIUM CLOSE SHOT: Sleigl slopping at another traffic sign;; and Johnson leaping off, disappearing into crowd. 11: DOLLY SHOT from strec view. Camera follows Johnson walking along Hollywood boule. yard. •INT. HOLLYWOOD CANTEEN- NIGHT 12: LONG SHOT: Camera picks U| Johnson, pushing his way throng! i dancing couples. It is a gay Christmas Eve crowd. 13: TWO SHOT: Johnson walkup to Jack Benny'. Paulettc God dard, Betty Grablc. Dinah Shore Merle Obcron, Virginia Drnce anci others who arc serving coflce. 14: CLOSE SHOT: Jack Benny. BENNY Hello, Johnson. Picking up news' 15: CLOSE SHOT: Betty Grabli nnd Dinah Shore. BETTY Merry Christinas! DINAH Have a cup of coflce and a dish Of news. 16: CLOSE JJHOT: Johnson. 'JOHNSON Listen, kids, this is important. I'm stuck. Maybe yon can help me. 17: MEDIUM LONG SHOT: Chorus ol "Snvcs," "Be glad to help," etc., as players crowd around Johnson. 18: MED. SHOT: Players huddle around Johnson as he whispers something Into their cars. 19: CLOSE SHOT: Benny KENNY Darned 11 I know. 20: CLOSE SHOT: Dinah. DINAH No, I wouldn't know, either. 21: MEDIUM LONG SHOT: Every one shaking heads as Johnson, with wild wild look In eyes, exits left stage. EXT. NEWSPAPER OFFICE- NIGHT ;, Trucks, loaded with newspapers 'drive SlT ns camera picks up Johnson walking nldnft descried sidf- , ; ..: '. '• • ' "The Nativity" by Gustavo Dorc. While they knelt the whole stall became bright as day. DAN became- restless , and Michal awakened ns the new morning light fell within the shcepfold. The sun had not yet risen and Michal raised herseU on one elbow, striving to see the figure of her. husb.arid -in the door-j: v/ay of the'.fold, "Tjie sheepSvfe '.sleep. aiidUHe .quietness that' h$ only the solt r sounds of ••' the!* 1 breathings was suddenly broken by excised shepherd voices. The sleeping babe in her arms, Michal arose and flimg a robe hastily about her shoulders/'and sleppmg carefully she made her way to She doorwaj-, anxious lest the rising sound of voices should rouse the sheep and fake them from the .fold if Joel's voice should .reach ; them, , . ; - ; . ! : ...v^ Joel was" there,' and he came to her, his;face- alight, his step 'eager and young once more, as she had known'!it in the'days before' the and Jonathan were wed and Joel had ridden away' to'war." ' • He drew her close to him,, and explained excitedly, '"Thou hast slept while angels sang! ,Tlie Mcsslsh is born! This night' we shepherds have seen glory beyond that of kings. We ^ ave een H ; m who • Is . born io be King and Saviour of all the world! .'.'Angels .sang of His birth, nnd a star led the .way,'and an herald told 1 us we should find Him in a manger with cattle lying iinar. We ••Yyeijt even unto Bethlehem, to the f Stable' of .thc'inn, ; and found Him of—who'iit tlie 'angel-.Mold. The hefeof David, who shall save His .people: •. .The, babe,through whose birth 1 peace 'and "good, will : are promised to all men." "In a stable, Joel?" Michal questioned, and her thoughts Hew to Flavia and her brother. Was this the wife,, refused her room tljnt. Drusus might-; sleep in the mp? v j.- r ;HaaVjth:e Lor.d/: 0 f 'fijj, >the" -F,oria-:;begjijb;pni in- a stable because Wheys' Michal/. "ha'd-'iriiried with a Roman and feared fiis coming to her this night? Yet how should the shepherds have known Him from a hundred babes jf His birthplace liad"not been' strange? Joel answered, "In a manger sweet with hay, warm with the breath qt clean cattle, and hal- lowed by the star's great Sight Truly Adonai .witnessed the birth of .this babe, and to David's royal line has come;the King of Kings." . "Trie babe's mother,, is it well with her?" Michal asked. "Sue is young and lovely," Joel* replied. "And 'worthy to bear: our Prince. She seemed well, indeed, for she welcomed us graciously-and let us look upon the- babe. And about her and the child was a luster as though thcl sun shone on them, while yet; there was no sun. "I carried a fine white lamb of my llock, warm in my bosom' where I had thrust it that ifs : bleatings should not disturb thec,' and when I offered it to the young! mother there, there was light about them as radiant ay the! star! She smiled upon' me, and] held the lamb in her arms witlii her little son, and the Holy Chilli- shall be warmed tonight by myi lamb's sweet wool." ! A herdsboy regretted, "1 am! without a thing to offer to thei babe and His mother. So poorli so. poor!" . "L'ad, thbu nrt-'rich!"-'Joel cried "Would that I bad the-riches o£| |hy_ future years!". '- >..' -'. < Another spoke" of the slar, its' brilliance visible still from where it stood above the stable, "It is so wondrously bright, surely its radiance will shine upon. the. world throughout all generations."; Michal spoke softly, "And the glory of this night shall be remembered by all nations." ' ! THE END " <n!k. Camera follows him up stairs ito editorial room. i: CLOSE SHOT: City editor. CITY EDITOR Well, you've got 3 minutes. Any- ning new on that stdry? 1: CLOSE SHOT: Johnson, shaking head. JOHNSON It's no use, boss! It's the same Id story. ; : CLOSE SHOT: Johnson slt- ng down at typewriter, inserting .icct of paper. Camera pans over jhnson's left shoulder anil moves i for closcup of paper as he writes: BY KItSKINE JOHNSON NKA Slaif Correspondent Hollywood — It's the same old .ory. Here's wishing everyone a ^ry Merry Christmas. FADE OUT THE END ELECTRICITY IN THE FARM HOME Let us explain how easily you nay enjoy electricity in your farm home. Estimates on'wiring without cost! Charlie Stalcup U6 N. 1st. Phone 2993 ( "We Kepair Everything f Electrical." LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. t H. FORD, -Representative . 20C Lynch BIdg. Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTSi BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Blytheville. Ark. , P}lone 2Sn i\Vork shoe rc- irs arc made here with the same mctlcu- j c -**iQD£)tr r •ffaus care Uif a tor most expensive shoes. Our leathers are Ionic wcariny and the best available for this character work. If you want wear and comfort try ns. GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING. 9 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing and Tirt Repair WADE COAL CO. N; H.wy. 61 CEILING PRICES I'hone 2291 Recapping apd Vulcanizing ADD LIFE TO YOUR THIES MOOINGER-POETZ*TIRE*CO. r. SI North Phone Z2I1

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