,/AGE TWO BLTTHEVILLE (AUK,)! COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1944 Our Men Using Better Weapons Gen. Somervell Says Allies Are Constantly Improving Equipment ATLANTA, Qa , June H tU P >Vastly Improved American weapons arc being used by Allied troops In France The chief of the Arm) Service Forces, Lieutenant General Brelion Sornervell, disclosed this fact this morning and he says further that weapons will continue to improve to hasten the daj of v'ctory Eomeivell sa>s that hardly weapon In the American arsenal (s the same now as H was at the start of the war. All have been improved. To prove h|s point, Somervell said 22,090 contrasts have been cancelled In recent. months and .new contracts given fpr Improved weapons TlHTvaliie.of these 22,000 contracts he says. Is three times greater thai tlie total "of. contracts at the end of the first World War. However; the; general said it's still'up to the people at home to do a large part' in winning the war and vurged that nil" fedouble efforts. Tile' 'main.': thing now, 1 : Somervel says'.is to keep our overseas force, fully supplied After that, he said oiir attention can be turned to pro duclhg civilian goods. '\$e will push dovui the road t' Berlin with everything we have o labor, and determination and nn tiohal unity." -Somervell snld 'Those men. who, are moving for ward.: along -the desolate road a' depending upon us Let us prov to them that their faith In us is not tnisplaced.' Tlje Sen Ice Forces chief paid high, tribute to the production of the Southeast and cited particularly GeorgiaV ; ttie Carolines,- Ala- lama, Tennessee nnd Fiorina These slates, he said, have produced more than S!K^ billion dollars worth of material anj facilities And Geoiga nlone . hSS^'turned out about one billion dollars /If Didn'rWork' in Normandy IV - Miss Brtwtr Wins Second In State £ stay Contest Patricia Brewer, daughter pt .col. nnd Mrs. Hpwcll Brewer, ,wlio won first prlee In the American essay contest sponsored by the local American Legion Auxiliary, has been an| nounced as winner .of the second I prluc in the state contest. Subject of the essay submitted by Miss Brewer wns "Patterns for Our Nation's Toroorrow." Corporal In Amphibious Duck Lands With Unexpected Cargo Given Nary Discharge Leonard Lee Handley received an honorable discharge from toe Navy on May 22, jaJttr slightly less than two months service. He was stationed at San Diego, Calif. Mr. Handley now has returned to Dlythevllle and is employed at Planters Hardware Company. Well YleUs Frown Oil Frozen oil Is exuded by a v.'ell In Wnlden, Colp., so^colil Jt keeps (.lie pipes cpvered with several hichcs cf Ice even In the hottest sun. ALUED BEACHHEAD, France, June H (UP.)—A flabbergasted Gl corporal looked up with aston- lihnieiit alter his amphibious duck was hailed alongside a sub-cliaser yesterdi.y to take a jmrty ashore. There was reason for his excitement for the party was no ordinary ti»e. Jt included the Allied supreme commander, General DwJghl P. Elsenhower, and the three highest American military men, General George C. Marshall, Admiral Ernest J. King and General Henry H. Arnold. After the group reached tlic beachhead, the duck driver, Corporal Orady E. Godfrey, LaGrange. Ga., was asked what lie .thought about his cargo. "I just think—," he sputtered, "—Its find" Elsenhower and his companions were like a happy bunch ot schoolboys playing hookey as the duck growled onto the beach. The su- l>reme commander's face was wreathed In smiles nnd the usually LiM'iuus Marshall broke Into a hearty laugh when a sudden lurch nearly upset the entire group. As the duck scrambled up (he beach it came to a soft spot in the sand and bogged down. But lor only a moment. Three soldiers In a tractor appeared Immediately and quickly pulled it out. After visiting headquarters with Lieutenant General Omar N. Bradley, commander of American ground forces in Fiance, the party rode (a one of the American l>eaehhca< airfields, where big transports filled with wounded were taking off in whirling clouds of yellow dust The leaders stopped in headquarters for a conference with Bradley on the progress of operations while guns were rambling clearly n the distance. After a luncheon of beans and biscuits, Bradley took the party hrough rome captured German josltions, where Elsenhower ob- ei ved the enemy equipment, especially a big gun emplacement. He apparently didn't notice a small layer sign that partially had fallen off the gun. H read "Booby- rap." WARNING ORDER III the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Tony Sturgess, Plaintiff, vs. No. 804 U Jenny May Sturges, Defendant. ; The defendant Jenny May Sturges Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaln- tilf Tony Sturges. Dated this 13 day of June, 1944. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Doris Mulr, D. C. Virgil Greene, Ally, for Pltf. L. E. Coleman, Atty. ad Litem. 0114-21-28-115 Thomas H. Manning "•unttal Hefd Monday Services for Thomas M. Manning of Johesboro, father of Willie Manning of Caruthersville, were held Monday at tlie Mt. PisgnH Baptist Church, with the Bev. C. S. Bourns of Jonesboro, and the Rev. W. H. Horn of Manila officiating. Mr. Manning died Saturday at ls home. He was GO. Surviving in addition to his son Is Ws wife jwd two .daughters. Xricyeles for Bullets The steel in a tricycle would make a shell .for a 75-mm. howitzer, and that -In aji "average baby, carriage .wouM anake a .45^calibre submachine gun. TETTER'SS CHEW.ITCHMG-BURNJNG The BritiMptic-sliiiiulaling way with la- inoua Black 1 .and \Vhilo Ointment. Pro- moteH healing. Use only OB directed. Over •25 ytarxuccMs.fcold in UV. 'Ki.lKt sizes. Money-back guarantee. W Cleanse daily vith Bltcic »ul White Ski a Scay. Germans say this huge gadget ;s an aircraft detector which sends out great magnetic waves which warn of approach of Allied planes.' c 'Nazi caption on. photo, obtained through, neutral source, did not imgntion^ys'jiellici ± any of the gadgets hacKbcenJ operating,m l \NQunandyjOn D-Dny.' ~" ~ "" Surplus Of 200,000 Pairs Of Shoes From Military Stores,To Be Sold Men Won't Come Back Toughies, Chaplain Says SAN. FRANCISCO (UP) — Tlie horrors and ^hardness .of .war will not .make spiritual, and moral toiiglnes of American servicemen overseas, Capt Robert D Workman, director of chaplains division USN.' believes' A minority will return hardened and cjnlcal, but by and latge the essential American spirit will rise above-the hardness of war, and the .American boy will be .the same boy-when he ,comes back as whei lie left," the Ohio-born Marine Corps veteran, who has been i Na\al chaplain for 29 jears, said Capl Workman, stopping briefl' AWOL to Fight* .By ANN STEVICK NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON—A .few of God's hillun'-.may got sturdy work shoes ut iof ... B .20.0,000 pair surplus re- urnod.. from mllllary stores. Treasury Procurement, salesman or-ot|r surpluses, is dickering with l\e original manufacturer, who .gets Irst chance, according to resale ;Ules. So far, Treasury ' officials •espondslble arc not describing the ihoes, They may be a special model adaptable to few civilian uses. Anything in the way of n shoe .n San Francisco for the third in a series of -trl-falth talks before members of the National Confer- surplus seems cheery to civilians, Treasury .officials point out that all government regulations must be ;omplled with, including rationing [I Is unlikely that rationing regulations would be eased lor these slices, or others released in the near future. Office of Price Administration and War Production Board have announced that there arc 53 million fewer pairs a! slices in stock than at 1043's beginning, with another 25 million pair deficit expected this year. So, 200,000 surplus pairs of shoes will not go far. RIDES AGAIN Lone riders who have tried to get a gas ration for occupational needs but fulled to arrange for the re- enoe of Christians and Jews In Hie <l<iired car-pool customers, can have major cities In the United States, n probationary ration for 30 days, was one of a trio of Navy chnp- During this time they must make lains representing Catholic, Piol cveij effoit to find lideis to share eslant ana Jeukh faiths who re lnplr car After this time its up to turned j-ccently from a 10-week, the local-board to decide whether tour .of the .Caribbean, Atlantic and to renew the ration if ride-sharers European war theaters. Accompanying him were Com dr. John : R. Bpslet, formerly of St. John the Baptist Church,. Pittsburgh, Pa,, and Lt Comrtr. Josliwi L. Goldberg, formerly rabbi of the Astoria -Center of Israel, Long Island, N. Y. Lauding .the high morals and spirit of the men overseas, Capt. Workman referred to ,tlie recent rc- uest by a Mediterranean admiral ir beer on his ships: "There arc .ore coke drinkers than beer •inkers among, servicemen," he aid. "It isn't, beer the, boys want, it a gooj .cold driiik with an mcrlcan label on It." have .not .been found. ODDS AND ENDS Don't ask your ration board to ienry T. Hall Dies Services for Henry Thomas Hall, athcr of Mrs. Verna Mae Hcndrlx Blythcville were held Monday i Marked Tree. Mr. Hall died Sat- rday ,at the home of his son, Joe Hall, In Marked Tree after an ill- ess of several months. He was 5. Survivors include his wife, seven ons, two daughters, nnd three sls- ers. When Allied Invasion, spearhead flew over the English Channel to France, it was just too much for Col. Ralph Bagby, above, of New Hayen, Mo., who was tied down to a desk :ob m London. The 48-year-old officer went AWOL, joined a flight of paratroopers, laivded ,in France and fought the .Germans. He returned after two days, was reprimanded for being AWOL— then recommended for a medal. MEXSANA SOOIHIK6 UEDICAUD POWDU .give you a new rntlon book because stomps not yet made valid J have been accidentally lorn out, 1 OPA snys.. Many .of these stamps' iimy never be needed . . . The early gardener, catches .the sweetest garden liens, Department.of Agriculture liolnts out; because pens have most:'.sugar before the day's Jient starts -cnnnglng the sugar to. starch. [Amazing results in building Highest Prices Paid For Cars & Trucks All Makes &'Models GULF Service Station ; At 5th Main Sis. —OB WE'LL SELL them for you lor a small commission Bring them in for all details. Guaranteed REPAIR SERVICE , On All Makes of .TRACTORS, TRUCKS, : FARM EQUIPMENT, : : MOTORS and CARS. : P M ' r sl |ops are Quipped with the most mod- e'rn machinery. 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That battle cry won our country for us; and now, this very moment, the same battle cry is saving it for us, If there's anything an American will fight hardest for, it's his home. For that's where his sentiment is, everything he holds dearest to his heart: His wife, his children, his father and mother. We who are not at the battle front can strike, too, with might and main; not with war clubs, but with War Bonds. Maybe not so glorious a part as our valiant boys-flT the front are playing. But a necessary part, absolutely necessary for their success. What our part lacks in danger let us try to make up in sacrifice. If we accept this sacrifice as a duty, we'll find that we can buy more War Bonds, in addition to our regular commitments. , Meantime, this store is proud to have played its humble part in helping to furnish so many of the homes our boys are fighting for. Right now, we would much rather see you buy a War Bond than furniture. ' )*• CH AS. S. 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