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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 10, 1949
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TUESDAY, MAY 10, BLYTHEVILLE <AKK.V COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE THE NATION TODAY The 'Little Man Tries Vainly To Fathom Tides of Life, and World's Search for Real Peace By James Marlow Jt± WASHINGTON. May 10. (/Tj—The little guy, nny litlle guy on Uns ^tflh day of May, 1949. wet his finger and licit! II up to sec which way Uie wind was blowing. He couldn't tell. High In the sky he saw a bird flying. "Tlie dove of peace—maybe, maybe." he said to himself. He wanted lo think it was. He couldn't lie sure. He tnidBed along, eyes straight ahead. Russia mid 'he West were going*to end the Berlin hlockade and talk of .settling things, But Ihcy had been talking of that off and on since the war and things hadn't been settled. Knowing the nature of man, he couldn't be sure Ihey eves- would be and he thought: "I wonder H they'll ever be settled in my lifetime or anybody's lifetime, now or hereafter." He dirtn'l leel blue or gay or happy or depressed. He was living from day to day, wondering about next week and next year, hopini he could just live out his life quietly. Tides of Life Hun I)ri>|i Rut deep titles were running al over the earth, titles of people and ideas, changing the lives and ways of peoples, tides that were lapping closer to the shores of the worlc he lived in. In China Communism was roll- ins over -150.OCO.000 people, ove 190.000,000 people in Hussia and fcjj!>eria over more millions in East FVn Europe, trying lo Ret llnougl the cdRcs of Western Europe. And here and In Western Europi people were banding together tc bt'iid dikes of steel and planes an men in uniform to stop the Ensten tides. And while Ihe tides moved nm the dikes were being built th statesmen In Ihe natty Hoinbur lints were getting ready to sit dow together to find some way of liv inK side by side without explosioi What would hi the end he didn't know since he wasn't prophet himself and didn't kno anyone who was. although plent of brash characters bob up, claimin lo know truths, present and futur Find Much Wrangling al Home Bui struggle, struggle, struggle. 1 had read in books that man is a animal and struggle. 1 * to survive at this is a natural thing. But coulrtn they struggle without eating one another? All he wanlcd was less shoving. Even here at home. Hie slruggle But here it was a struggle of words between Democrats and Republicans in Congress, arguments, wrangling if,rnunicaiions, politicking, promise' Wol "I can do it better." Show me the little guy thought. The little guy ambled along, thinking suddenly of "Lippy" Dllrocher at the Qiants and he began to grin: "People go to baseball games to have a good time, and even there there's struggle. Think of all the scrapes Lippy's been in. And the fans pay their good money so they can call people names." ension Board Reinstates Spa >etective Chief HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. May 10, (K —The Hot Springs Police Penslo oard yeslerday authorized Ihe tin lediale reinstatement of Jerr Vutkins asi chief of detectives. H an uncle of Police Chief Da ViUkins. The board made the authori/a Ion following a ruling by Attorne lencial Ike Mtirry that reinstate neiit was mandatory. Walkins retired In April. 1918. ue ol a physical disability. H vill resume, by virtue of seniority, its rank of captair The action demotes present Chief )f Detectives Wayne Deaton to the ank of lieutenant, lowers the rank of Joe Campbell from lieutenant sergeant and releases Ernest Dodd. In Good Standing 'Eager' Beaver Strays Long Way from Home HOUGHTON, Mich.. May 10—M'j — An ambitious beaver is perplexing people here. Two fishermen found the animal floundering hi Lake Superior. Beavers usually don't stray from their dams, but this one was five miles from the nearest land. He swam right up to their boat and the fishermen lifted him in He showed signs of being exhausted When they returned to land. the> put him In a fish box. But he 1 escaped. He no doubt \vent for another swim, they say. Antiseptic Ointment Aid For Bruises, Burns, Guts Foi helpful antiseptic aid in lelieving the pdia^aod ditcomfoil ol externally caused minor ikin irritationi acd abra- lioai, superficial culs, minor surface butni, sunbuin and bruisei, use Grays Ointment as directed. Medicated to cling. at don Request Ignored, McMath Asks Return of '•ugitive from California LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 10- Ti—Governor McMalh has re- iiiesled California to return a man vho escaped from the Arkansas 'enltentlniy 11 years ago. Howard Gladden, administrative .sxlstanl to McMnth, said the governor had askod for the return of ,1. C. Wade of Long Beiu-h. Calif., vho escaped from the Arkansas Stale Penitlnry in 1922. Wade hart leen sentenced earlier that vein rom Jefferson County to two years >n a charge of gnuid larceny in connection wllh theft of an automobile. Warie was arrested In Long neaeli recently on a charge of (ailing to provide for his wife nnri chlldroi His fingerprints disclosed thai h. was listed as a fugitive from Ark- nn.vns. In n telegram to McMath. Willian T. Dalessi, Long Heach attorney said Wade had lived in I-ong Bead since Ills escape and has a wife am six children. The attorney asked th Arkansas governor to pardon Wndc. British Churchmen Ask c or Ban on Sunday Sale f Tickets to Kaye Show L6NDON. May 10-M'j—It's all ight for Ihe llrltlsh to be nuts about Danny Kaye six duys n week —but spare the seventh, churchmen uid religious m Kant/a I ions asked yesterday. The Lord's Hay Observance Society reo.nesled the U.S. eomedliin lo jan Sunday sale of tlekots to Ills show. Clergy In Liverpool. Ilirm- linm nnd Manchester complained ibat thousands spent most of Sunday waiting to buy seats for scheduled provincial performances. Kaye said (he selling ol tlckels to Ills shows "is out of my hands and there's really nothing t can do about it." NOTICE OK Itl-ll C'KOSS ANNUAL MKl'.TIN'Ci Notice Is hereby given Unit tin 1 annual mcclinn of the Chh'kn.siuvb.i District Chapter of Iho American lied Craw will be held In Ihe court room of the court house In Dlylhc- villc, Arkansas on Tue.sdny May 10 1049 at 7il)0 p.m. This meeting Is being held foi Ihe pmixvie o! making tin aiiuimt financial report to the people, » rejiort of all activities carried on •Iiulni; the year, and lo elect officers and board members who will direct tlio operation ol Iho I'lmpler during tlio nexl twelve months. Every person In Iho Chlckasawba District of MlMLulppl County who has contributed one dollar or more In the past twelve months Is a member rind each one 1< urged to attend and vote. OKCmaE M. LEE Chapter Chairman 5|7-»-10 N«t Operating Income Calculated ; Fornu tilled oat for property owneri dnlrinf rent lucraw. JOE MARTIN 321 B. Krntuckr, Fhou MM ! A FRIEND IN NEED.. ... ts a friend indeed Pat Hall, Hollywood actress, was cliosen "Miss Good'Posture of 1918" by tlic International Chiropractors Association because of her good posture, naturally. The chiropractors claim Ihe public needs to be awakened lo the need for posture education. With the Courts Chancery; Othota <Onuulc]M TliiughmiMi vs A. L. Biiijghmau, suit for divorce. Dorothy Guvlcy vs, J. L. Gmlcy suit for divorce. CJeorpiii Cniuion v.s. William Cannon, suit for divorce. * »tf* ni«t» Astros »f MONTHIT s FEMALE COMPIAIMTS Are you troubled by dlitrcsa of femnlc Imictlonnl periodic disturbances? UotfB tills [imke you &u(Ter from pain, fcul sn nervous, tlr«d— st such ttni<\i? Then r>o try LydJii R. Flnkhiun's Vct:etable Compound to relieve such symptoms. I'lnktmm'a hivs a f;rB[id santh'ing effect on one 01 woman's most important organs! 1 uiM'v's i'AW is in good hands because Johnnie was there when needed. Like Johnnie, life insurnnce is a friend in lime of need. That is why so many people — more than 78 million in this! country—own life insurance. You never know exactly when you'll need life insurance. So start today on a life insurance program for yourself and your family. A friendly Life of Georgia agent can tell you how. Men! nreiFm . . , Wear Iliamnndi Suite No. 2, Farmer* Bonk Blda., District Office SAVE REMODE IT WON'T BE LONG NOW! OUR COMPLETELY REMODELED STORE WILL BE READY SOON! Special Purchase! Reg. $1.98 Plastic Bathroom CURTAINS $118 SPECIAL for 3 DAYS ONLY TU ESDAY—WEDN ESDA Y—TH U RSDAY HERE IS PROOF THAT YOU SAVE MORE WHEN YOU BUY AT GRABERS! Water Proof IMilrlew Proof .Will Not Craek or Shrink 1 All Are First Quality! Tulip and Ivy Patterns! Fast Colors! A Real Value! Here's really good 'Jicws for thrifty housewives! These bathroom curtains of first finality! Choose from white, yellow, peach, blue, green, rose, black and white, or combination colors. Regularly 98c Ladies SUMMER SKIRTS • Colorful Cotton Printsl Dirndl AVaisl Extra full swing style skirts with dirnd) iiiiisl.v A truly outstamJiiti viituc al regular price ,•'. . a scnsa- Uon at 73c. Slyletl to fit sixes 24 to 30. 73 Regular $1.49 to $1.98 Juvenile and Toddler's PLAY SHORTS 72 C Boxer Type Elastic Covered Waist Tool print crash, plaid or checked Miilhi K , printed Iwills. They're sanforized. Sizes Z lo 7. Men's $5 Value Ladies Regular $16.98 TOPPERS We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities SUMMER PANTS $3.19 • Washable Rayon Tropical • Pleated or Plain! • l-'inc Gabardines! • licatitiftil Coverts! • Kii.vnn f<incil! Clever Trims! Grey - Black - Navy - Green Royal - Powder - Tan Here's a slimmer time event you'll welcome! Smartly styled toppers In nil the best colors of the season. These arc lioncst lo ponthifss values that you can't afford (o pass up. Slies JO lo 16. Well tailored, cool summer pants with zipper fly front. New patterns. Blues, l.ins, jrcys in solids slrlpts. j Reg. 49c 42x381/2 Colored PILLOW CASES First Quality Famous "I.ady \vhtt ten" <>s re r t i x P d In LIFE Matazlur. pink. Mile yellow, peach. None of these specially priced items sold to dealers Worth D8c Children's SLEEPERS Slimmer Weight Blythevillc, Ark. Men's Regular 44c KNIT BRIEFS 29 C Fine Quality Combed Cotton! Itcinforced id Strain Points! Hal knil and Swiss ribbed combination. Ideal for uc;ilher wear. Buy several pairs now at bis savl Sm;\ll, medium and large sizes.

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