The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1944 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 16, 1944
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FRIDAY, ' 1XINT QUOTE ME— Bond Publicity Job Well Done Volunteer Workers flj£i. Help In Preparations At Texarkana Event >!}' JIM IKHVNt.VG United Pi-ess staff Correspondent TEXARKANA, June 10 IUP>- Liltle heralded at the o))eiilng of the Fifth War Loan drive here was the prodigious amount of work time by Treasury Department men with local voluntary labor In bundling advance preparations, publicity and similar arrangement, Working with totally amateur hel|), the Treasury men tlid a publicity job comparable lo that turned out in Chicago by 7,000 experienced stenographers, typists, and mimeograph- ojKralors. The girls recruited by local committees! came in afier work in the afternoon and evening -and .pounded typewriters and spun mlmco cylinders for hours. "We IVail absolutely nothing to work with when w? first came In here," said Jake Movelevcr, Treasury advertising man who directed the, local show. "But we got all the coop'erutoii and help In the world from Ihe people here. They deserve the finest praise for the way they pitched in and helped us to make a difficult task easier." In order to-give fullest publicity to ihe fact -that the-drive was being opened at this "typical American community," the Treasury: men. even had all the government mall cancelled at the post- office—although such is not neces- Furf since no stamps are used on government matter—to bear the "Texarkaii!). o. s. A.'- label. '»' "The local newspapers, the Ga~ Kile and News, dirt a superlative Job. Short-staffed, they nevertheless nut out a big 'D-Day' edition, full of locally-produced copy about the opening of the war loan drive, gave us just about everything we asked in the way of publicity for our releases, nml generally turned (he plant over to us," Movelever said. The News and Gazette staffs worked so hard, in fact, that Sunday J. Q. Mahaffey, city editor, collapsed from overwork nnd was put to bed for a day. Tuesday morning, a girl reporter, Martha Corbetl, fainted when she showed lip for work. The other members of the city staff were ncnr exhaustion. Boy Genius Orson Wells arrived here red-eyed and exhausted after 48 sleepless hours spent whipping his Monday night radio show lilt script form after he had had t juuk the earlier srripl alter th invasion outdated It. After a bath, a shave, dinner an a shot of vitamin B-l, lie wen Immediately into the task'of set ting up technical ' equipment ii the theater. Carpenters were build ing a soundproof booth for th broadcasting equipment. Sound mei were mounting microphones, t makeshift theater set was put up Welles and musical director Lin Jjjjiluskln conferred endlessly ovc. 'The music, all of it necessariij specially written for 'the show working out cues and decldln; where emphasis would be placed The all-soldier .orchestra cnmi from Hollywood and" the cast o the all-army Winged Victory show The Hollywood cast, incluclini Agnes Moorehenel, Mercury Theater star, Kcenan Wynn, son o comedian Ed Wynn, and n dozei Mhers poured off an airliner a 2:30 on the afternoon. of '.h° broadcast and went immediate!) into rehearsals without being given time to eat, rest, or clean up Rehearsals ran right up to within three minute.'; of broadcast time Only hitch came when Mexico City failed to come through with Leopold Stokowski and an all-Mexicar orchestra playing The Song of the United Nations. When the signal was given, only the eerie whistling of an open circuit greeted what probably was the biggest radio m:<1ience of all time, Welles slirug- 'A'd it off and the show resumed. • ~ Governor Homer M. Adkins, Rep. J. W. Fulbright, Sen. Hattie W. Caraway. Ally. Gen. Guy E. Williams, and a number of other state officials were in town for the opening. 1 Adkins greeted Major Gen. Richard Donovan, chief of the Eighth Service Command, and Gov. Coke n. Stevenson of Texas at an in- foniuil reception Monday. All went sivoothly until the party, which also included Williams and Attorney General Sellers of Texas, went lo ihe elevator in the hotel EDSON IN WASHINGTON D-Day Was A 'Strikebreaker 1 II rn* mint (• »«j raw* Wfe »OB«« SELL US THK F17RNITCHII YOU ARK NOT USING (or euhl Atro Ubenl trUe-ln •lltwue* tot tit t«raltar».»n new. Ahrin Hardy Funi. Co. MI E. M*te mm. tan WE FIM- ALT, DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE TOD MONET STEWARTS DrBf SUr e M»ln * L*k* Pkmt tin BOWL for tun and health! BILL'S and GEORGE'S HOWLING ALLEY 120 N. S«ona I!V 1'KTKK KUSON Courier News Washington * Correspondent Supreme U. S. Headquarters ; In Washlnglon could have but did not issue the following communique on operations in the labor sector of the home front during Ihe first iveck of the Invasion: Strikes which have In recent op erations been averaging from 30 to 40 current at all times, with an average of 10 new strikes reported each dny and 10 settled, dropped oft sharply during the first live days of fighting In France. There.were 30 strikes on record on D-Day. On D-Day plus I the number had dropped to 16. On D- Day plus 2, nine, and for the balance of the week seven. When these first shocks of tiie Invasion have passed, It Is expected that strikes will again Increase In numbers. It may happen any' day. biougtit on by" nothing more tangible than tiredness, Irritation, nervous tension — manifestations of home front psycho-neuroses. Ex- perleiiccd production men and personnel malingers say strikes usually go up when production-Is highest. • • • ..'.-•.. At the end of the first week ot invasion, the strike situation was as follows: . . C 'TY STRIKERS , Brooklyn,-.N.-Y., Hyscore Amusement Co., gmi parts... n , Stanford, coiin., Mattress Co., Army bedding 35 .' Uhlrichsville, O., Vitreous Products Co., lion war. ccimanlc's ; 24 Toledi, O., Textlleatiicr " "'' Co., non-war fabrics,.....;.., v> Watson Junction, Calif.. Union Oil Co., construction ' steamfitters :....... IJQ Watson Junction, Calif •' nichfleld Oil Co., comtruc'tlori stcamfitters ......... ->c,n to go down for the parade. • • Then, with some of the biggest public .figures in the - two states waiting, a negro elevator girl refused to take them aboard, asserting nervously that she. had- been told to wait nt the floor" for a parly. 1 ' ' ' . " A party spokesman assured her that the two.governors, the general nnd Hie other officials' were the ones she was waiting for, but got nothing but blank stares-through the closed elevator door—until a Gull Southwest Agricultural and Industrial Conference man who hart ordered her to wait for ihe party, was found and brought ui> with the "official" okay Onion city, ind., Uiis Body Co., welders 450 , Konosha, WIs., Vincent McCnll Co., Army cots 400 . TOTAL IMS STRIKES HIT AM-TIMI-: TOW KOK TIIE YEAR Estimating the U, S, labor force a 55,000.000, approximately S4,(l98,- 602 workers were on the Job, nol counting absentees, Invalids and loafers, Labor turnover is high, but only to be expected in view of the number of temporary workers. . The 1398 reported on strike represents an all-llme low for the war, and labor should be given full credit at Oils most crucial period. , This favorable situation Is not, however, expected to remain static. While complete success of ihe Invasion Is underlain, while casualty lists come In nnd as long as they remain high, it Is not anticipated thai (he strike front will Increase. Labor forces will slay on Ihe job and management will' be Inclined to be more yielding lo settle- grievances faster and keep up produc- llon. ;.. There are 2267 labor disputes pending before the Natllnal Wai- Labor Board and Its 12 Regional Boards. Demands for wage Increases account for 1981 of disputes. These statistics cover the period ending May 2C. « WLB HAS SOME TOUCHY CASES • Major disputes before the National WLB and ils special panels — cases In which outbreaks would be most dlsaslrous to the war effort — Include ihe Slcelworkers' demands for breaking the Little Steel formula, General Motors, northwest lumbermen's case, the "big four" meat packers' ease, (lie rubber workers'' case,' the group of textile .wage cases before a special panel and the Foremen's Association demands for recognition and bargaining Vights. Just as there are a few big union eases threatening home front soli- nui-lly, there arc also, a few big managements whose instransigcant altitudes might result in trouble. They are indicated by the Montgomery Ward case and by refusal of most of the Detroit area nuto companies to recognize or b!ir»aiu with unions of foremen. The \Var Manpower Commission's controlled hiving and employment priority plan, effective July 1, is expected to relieve manpower shortages In tight areas. That would make unnecessary any national service legislation, which appears dead for the duration unless of course, the strike situation gels out of hand. BLYTHEyiLLB ; (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Steel Withdraws' From Arkansas Governor's Race UTTLE HOCK, Juno 10. (UI>)Will Steel, Texaikana lawyer, Is no longer u Democratic candidate for governor of Arkansas. Steel says It Is with reluctance and regret lie makes the statement he is wlthdrawliiE. He opened his campaign at Lockesburg last month and had established his headquarters In Litlle Rock. Steel Is the second candidate to withdraw from the governor's riice. The first was Dr. J. S'.'Rushing of El Dorado, who withdrew n few weeks ago. Steel's wilhclrnwnl leaves llnee candidates In Ihe running: Duvld O. Terry and J. Bryan Sims of Llt- tte Hock, and. Ben Limey of Cmn- clen, Tip STATE COLLEGE, l>a. (UP) — Agronomists at the Pennsylvania Stale College advise mowing nround your Inwn-not back and forth — for improved growth mid improved appearance. Bemedaled Padre Cuttings Of Geraniums, Roses Inexpensive ntntiumni(.".'II)r nrrrnrTnri .j^nim istfol'iitf^-^lw'-'.'.-' 1 '^ , ,*»'*!'''•. ^.nJ. l.i.A ^^^*">."*. - fi ..•.."?•••'..: ' ; Aeroii J»»»,'T<r > ~ •,?.'.•!':! jPr-'i' Bolovra Jojnt l .'>..'<j j. - ... i ' .].:/>. OLIVER PARS! EQUIPMENT Sales and Service HARRISON AUTO PAKTS CO. 517 W. Ash Fhone 2552 r Most dccoraled chnplain In 'llils war Is Albert John Hoffman, nbove, of Dubuquc, la., awarded Ihe Dislingulshed Service Cross at the Percy Jones General Hos- piinl, Battle Creek, Midi. AWaid was given for extraordinary bravery in Italy, where Chap. lain Hoffman lost his left leg. He also holds Purple Heart and Silver Sin.-, laller given for i in A f r i CJU) act j 0n> FRITZIUS When"It"Comes fo HARb-TO-GET-ITEMS Just Received New Shipments Of: Beautiful 80 Square Prints One Piece of White Sharkskin Finest. Musi in Sheets Birdseye Diapers Oil Cloth, 48 or 54 Inch Sheer White or Solid Color Blouses Ladies and Childrens Elastic All-Around Panties . Best Grade Feather Ticking Blue Denim 45 Inch White Nurses Linen Fine Quality White Anklets, Ail Sizes -Cannon Turkish Towels American Made Bobby Pins, All You Want At lOc Per Dozen Men's Sanforized Khaki Pants, Ali Sizes Men's Waynes Shirts and Shorts, All Sizes Ladies All Elastic Garters Ladies All Elastic Sanitary Sets Best Grade Pillow Tubing . Safety Pins, Straight Pins, Dress Snaps, Hooks and Eyes Needles, Sewing Machine Needles, Etc. And Many, Many Other Equally Scarce Items. Honestly, Folks, Where Can You Find as Much Hard-to-get Merchandise? FRITZIUS On West Mom Across From the Rtce-Srix Factory Plenty of Parking Space ALWAYS 2017 W. Main T , . „,„ Telephone 2637 IIV llliNKY I,. I'KliU \Villlfii for NTA The hlfeh cost of ninny plnnls tins ciuisiul Ihnver lovers' lo Ivy propagating Ihelr own plnnls by cnUliiBs. Gernn'nm.siinil rotes seem lo be the plimls most (nvuivil by llu' novice, who fun ilii tin- Ulrk If lie cim'fiilly follows dlivcltons. Mnny shi'iita, loo, Irml Uipnui-lvi'.s lo iiropngallun by softwood cnt- ll'igs tiikcn ill this time ninl pliic- cil In clciin snml kept nmsbnlly moist. 'I'lii! novice had licltcr try softwood nilhi'i- limn Imrihvuoil cnUlnus. Tlit'so nn> imuta rroin slioui.s Unit • In iicdvi- Kiwvlli nnd Iwtoi'u llii- wooil lin.s SofUvood eulltiniH . sbonW lie just brittle wioiigli to simp if bent over, but nol too (jrccn. 'Jhc ciitttni's. nl'Cd not uo loiiKi'r'Ihun'R to B Inches mid nnisl hnve lliroe or jnore leaves rcnmlntin! mi them nfter hi- fertlmi in UK,, .valid, 't'he leiinttuil twig growth of the brunches Is best. Such eiitttiiKs usuiilly tollow nfter Ilowerlln;. CiilliiiBs will root well out In tin. o))eii nnd In a sluiily iilnec. Ait cntl<isliig fj-iiine Is prpfernbk' licrausc soniewluit i:losc coiifliu'tncnt iircvpnls vvllltng- iin<l C'lieonraces ([nick rooting, 'rhe commc-rcinl msn ^towers Sl-l(lOli) I'MOrt to roOlfl! GIlttlllKK, pi-cfctTlng to gi-nfl Insleixd. They linvc found liinl rofips rire wenk on tliclr own roots mid for nils renson Ihe novlc,. Is ndvlscil »ol. to wnslo time on propnynllny roses from 1'utHiiRs. Hnrburry, iirlvcl, hlnc, toisylblii. mock ornngc nnd jnwl eveiBrcens root rnllm- ciislly, T!ie ciiltlngs arc plncctl in n Iiox or pol conlnlnltii! nt. lensl four hiches of well-packc<l clcnn snml. Acid-loving evergreens, such n.s oailens nnd rhoclodendrolis, \mter n mlxliiro of <.(n»ii pnrts of |ient inos., nnd snnd. These plants nnd other evci-grcehs nre sluw to root. A cold frame Is an Ideal spot since In provides protection from excessive smiUijht and drying winds. All ciittiiiK-s should Mvvo at Icnsl oho node oji the portion in thu sand. The cutUnns are placed In Individual holes, miul«. with a pointed knife or stick, two Inches or so npiirt, It Is important that the sand Is well firmed about the culUngK, Some erowi'm use u root stimulant us Dnolonr to hasten nnd lo obtain » lielter root .system. The buses of the tuttlnus are dipped Into the root-lndik'lny eliemlcnl before Inserltuii In the snud. Do liol under any consideration mid to the roolh'nj medium. To Market Hen Turkeys Civilians, will again be able to purchase hen turkeys without restriction.. War Fhod Administration, effective Maixlfly, hns lerniiiiiilcd the lien turkey sel-i\slde tollbwlni! si«|iilsltlon at eight million 'pounds by the U, H. Army Quartermaster Corps, Ernest P. Franks, Arcn • Supervisor, Office of Distribution, said. Thcso turkeys will bo shipped lo every foreign war theater and will nlsir be tiled-In military camps fliul stations! in (be United,Stales. Supply of lien turkey.'! (o be iwtr- kcted tin; remainder of this iiCiMAn' will probably exceed quantity- already mnrkoled, WKA offlclnls predicted, lien, turkeys arc jjolug to marki'l ut relatively r(ipl<l rate because of current tight feed situation. Sisters Graduated Misses Mary Hulli nn<l Ktliclva Crlubs, formerly of Ulytbevllle nhd now of BiiiUn I'i\uln, Culir., were griuliihtcil ytslcrflny- from Hie Simtii j'auUi Hiuii school. - 480 Youhgsters In Attendance At Playgrounds - Monday, will (iwrk the first all(Iny session ot, Ulythevlllc's piny, troiimts, Ui'c success of which was shown llils )msl week with n loliil of 400 children tiUelHltiiK the three wlillo playgrounds, nntl 80 playing at Hie Harrison grounds. W>r the piuii two weeks, Ihe playground.') hnve teen in session only In the afternoon so us not lo conflict with Die Willy Vncntlon Hlble School In progress nl several churches In iho mornings, lliiiKlcrnft, gnnifx mid stories will occupy the children, who will Imlld blrdhousoii, ufrplftiic models, make Junior lied Cross booklets for )>ox- plUils, ftnuer print, participate In pustor ront(.«|.i mid leant crochet- lug. The weekly Piny Day, a gel-together lor nil the children nt llm playgrounds, will feature nu all- The need for volley balls, other kind* '' sr-playgr was culled to 'the flaia a«n (Jon today an they, .were" 1 Mired to donate any old balls to the ptey» grounds, as attempts- of '(he^ elation lo buy, rubber , balls, been unsuccessful, - ^-4 . day picnic at Walter' Park 'next"" " WARNING, ORDER'; \ v 'x'f George W Hnmuton Is wiled W,W up|>ear In t!io ChanicTy Colirf fdr Q tho, Chtckasawba District of Mls-2 sjsslpp! County, .Arkansas, wlthlhfef ttilrty days next after (he dat« her0-ii/ of, to answer a complaint hledSj,' ugRlnst him by Anne Stevens Hmnil-.v-- 1 HARVEY Mdnths, , ""'• Chancery Court rtctd St. 1'vinid, . Altoriicia foi Plaintiff Jesse 'Inylui, , , Altoiney nrt IJlein , ^ Courier News want Ao», "" U SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS,^FLOWER SHOP W« • IMII*«r Anywbrrt an. 1. M. (MM) WUUanu, »wntr Uttnc** BUf. " Premium Wheat PLUS; , Fine Milling EQUALS , Shibley's Bdst FLOUR - - - The flour that heeds less shortening! The Voters. of Arkansas are Rallying to Help. >. a Greater Arkansas! \-< • »•; •.-..-. -'1 " ' .'' : - ";' , _,' „'*•' ' ' T Arkansas Will ELE<CT ."•, \ ; COLONEL T. H. BARTON Our Next U. S, SENATOR Tlic time hn.s conic when (haaffairs of government, our greatest business, must be conducted by. men of action nnd practical common sense, \y!io are actuated by an honest desire to sci\e the people. Tlic true measure of a man is what lie has done, rallicr Dian what he has said. McasureTby lie has done in Arkansas, for, - - •| - '••••" ""••*- "• jn IKJIIO.IO, iwi mn.llla.IS, t,ol. 1. H. IJarlon is the logical choice of (lie people of Arkansas for our next Uni!ed ; S!ates ocnalor. the Man-has Long been a Leader in Developing Arkansas' Resources Phe name Barton is linked in the minds of nil with the development of Arkansas' major industries. He has long been a leader in tho livestock development of this state. His business interests have constantly created added payrolls and a better living for hundreds of Arkansas families. Burton started liis successful business career in this slate without personal funds and became a leader by bis own hard work, personal ability nnd vigorous character, it'has bee?i well said of him: "When any big undertaking needs extra push to put it through call Barton—?ic will get the job done."as Senator - will Do Much More for the Betterment of Our People The wealth of this state-is In its natural resources, its agricultural and "business possibilities. Permanent. progress cannot be made through any form of government charity. It can only be liad through the giving to every man and woman the opportunity to produce, lo grow and to rise, as a result of their own efforts and ambitions. „, With proper representation of our state at Washington, many valuable industrial, business and agricultural developments can be accomplished in Arkansas, for Arkansas. Barton will use his unquestioned ability, energy nnd influence to : get these things done, so that the farmers and workers of this state may have » market for their' products and profitable jobs at home. can Help Build a Greater Arkansas- Elect Col. T. H. BARTON U. S. SENATOR

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