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BLYTHEV1LLG COUK1EK NKWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1945 If .V ' I I i-HE^BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' t 'THE COURIER NEW9 OO. H W. HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL P. NORRI8, Editor JAMES A. OATENS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Rtprestntathes! Wallace Witmer O, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. ' Published 'Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Bljtheville.' Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917 Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES. ' By carrier In the city_of Blsttheville, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, $4 00 per year, $2 00 for" six months, 5100 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, $1000 per year payable in advance . T A Change in Neutrality .t.Jn'Uie United States government's ptigcn*' attitude towaul % Switzerland cerjain London editors may find s>onie of'the "realism" (hat they have been ;'n\icu c lv uqi'cstmg. For Washington t.c ms lo be leading the way in the - '* lie.l d maud that, Switzerland change the thapD that her neutrality has takiin. For a long time neither the Allies nor 111? S\v;ss could do much about taat shjjpe, which was imposed hv Hitler. When the war began the Swiss aimed themselves against invasion and pre- paied for an unequal" sn-uggL. mu if was neither necessary 1101 desiiable foi Hitlei to invade Switzerland, which was quite useful as an island in an Axis sea. Switzerland's pioblem became one of hading with the Axis or not tiad- ing at all. Butaiii didn't like it. Neither did I.ussia and the United,States, wlpi they'go'i into the war Bui theie wai, nothing to do about it until Fiance W..H libeiated * ' l ~*No\v i lhe'Allier are in n. position and Tricot! to enioice a change. The Sv.'iss haven't secme'l, to wclccme this mood, and they ha\e been tardy ahru't making the change. They tepeat' the ci edible cla'm that their ancient demociac/b sjiiiiratlircs are, with the United Nations, They sav our threatened ejnomic bjockiue cncangeis their national ex i i But German coal and other supplies ac a.HI going thibugh .Switzerland to tho factc-nec of Na/i-occ'upien iUUj Ihae'these supplies are" ivu\de in o mn- ui^ali of-war that, ate killing 'Allied boidiei's and prolonging the Jtahan smle mate'Jn the face o'f ""this, ptdlocol (foe;, n't cut much ice '.'""' n Though the, Swiss supply ,lme to Italy is the dominant (actor behind oiu presp™* -ttitude, there are other coiibid erations One is Ihe allegation that Swiss, Lanks are being used as reposi tories or clearing Houses for the funds cf Nazi leaders which would serve to linanee their escape and future opeia- ment's anti-trust action against the Aluminum Co. of America. The court held that Alcoa was the (then) only aluminum producer, in Ihe field because of efficiency, and not : because it had mbiiopolixed the naturally accessible ingredients of bauxite and water power. Now the government has' appealed the decision to a special federal court and has asked that the company be dissolved. Solicitor General Charles Fahy presented the government's argument" And in speaking of the "innumerable" business transactions growing out of Alcoa's development, he said: .. "Assuming that each were innocent if treated in isolation . . . (Ihe) end result (hus achieved and maintained for (his.long period of lime in a basic industry, namely 100 par cent monopoly, in nhd of ilsnl!', all else beside, brings Al oil into.conflict with Section 2 of the ClicrhiM) Act (which defines monopoly ilr a irJxdcinci'nor and cuts forth its miix'mum penally)." Thufj it seems that tlu; government IRW consider,-; that; thqugh a business struct lira may be guilty .of no overt •a?lB ami iri (he sum of equally innocent, parts, it becomes punishable under law if only thu total business structure is large enough and exclusive enough. Quo might wonder whether, if mere size and efficiency in private industry 1 are to be penalized, the government's ultimate goal is a great ninny small private businesses and a good many large and exclusive TVAs. • The sum of all these considerations re-emphasizes the fact'ihat there hasn't been and can't be such a,thing as a ncuiipl Emopean power'In this war. Mrtt of the neutrals of early, 1940 were ' swallowed up by (he Germans Five escaped, but' their neutrality was of a sci.!, tha^Mvilly nilly, helped one bide or the other. \ Last 5-ummer Mr. Chin chill bluntly told Turkey that she cculd have expected more consideration at the peace table i F che had corns in on the hide of tho Allies', fcfow we aie telling Switzeiland substantially the Same thing. While wo i'aie not asking active military help of the Swiss, we are demanding an end to their aid of the enemy. Ktprwloctton t» Mill Mluuii. u\ •ndocwmmi Mrt l*,i« It 1C* I* tlM (Objccte Aifcck On Hunger Mcie than a ycp.r i'iul a hr.lf ago liie Hot S]:r;n£S Conference, meeting in an atmosphere si'.ecen'in .ciiulltn tlira it fcsincd lo be .nun- tlir.s cyhamit:, nnlvcd Kt the s-.nslblc If.undrn- |-r,:ii ccn.l: i. ti Ihat it would be «ls2 for the L : n*!cd Nfitlcrs to' "collab^rnte in raising levels 61' milfiHui i-iKl standards cf living of their ><roi Itf,' £nJ fo' list impcs" to c'ital.lHh T permtincnt cigmUallori In the field of ' cd rnd ii hgrlcullui'e." To tills end nn Interim Commission ion Food and Agrtcultuic was set up with hcnd- nimjais in VMsl I"kKn Its racmb°r«tilii repr ' ^erlcd fort\ fi/c Jiptirn^ Wj and little Us staff n **Kcvls" Intcn n i'nnl rs \(.\z Us economic pud EC| nil lo r^uei Walter H V/aggonci i w icuorts to The Times Hist Frcsld-tit Rcosevclt is expected soon to send to Corgrc" a icpoit and recomnjenda lions, based-on tlia work cf the Interim Commission, that the United States .'oln the permanent Food and , Agriculture Organization for \vhiili the ccttimliElon bas been laying Ihe frcund'.vo^k. The FAO could function, under its prcpcscd constitution, as scon cs any twenty 'tuitions, big or littb,' sutscilbed. It could u='., of-- ccurse, nmcirnl to miifh unless the great Powers we're Included. A eaud.part .~>r tile work of tile FAO would net be controversial. Research, the exchange of information, education, even the establishment of standards of nutrition, would hardly provoke airlmcn'- us debate. The FAO would begin by taking <x smell ultc at a big problem. It does net seem likely (!mt there can.be lasting peace In A.world half hungry, ni\v more ilian there crin be in a wcild half free..No one proposes free milk foi 1 the Hottentots as a cure. The cure for low living ;.t3nc'fire!s Is increased ir.xluction. —T1:B NEW YOHK. TIMES. New Concept of Monopoly t -In Octobei, 1941, the world's longest law suit ended when a United States ' ; Dishist Court dismissed the govcrn- 7H1CY SIDI GLANCES byfeftntft i »y at* iumci, INC. T. M, BEO. u. s, m, off. "'I'bc piilk'iil jusl siheiid (if you hnujtlcd- Ilial slic li» i';ir|<)ns of ci^iiivls—1 hope' you're n'ol indincd nci'vmis. bcciiiixc !'ni sliil pro'ily sore!" 1 four to be THIS CURIOUS WORLD What Mr. Byrnes Objects To Announcements The Courier News has been nu- •horizcd to announce the following :andldacles for the Municipal Elec- .ion in April. Municipal Judge understudy, I closed it." Couple of nights later Tallulah \gain said, "Olosc Ihat door." Liznbelh said, "Say please, Miss Bankhcad." Tallulah didn't, sav please. Liza- •eth didn't close the" door. Tallula'.i jhucd. Llziuieth glared back. They Jidnt speak for weeks. "Finally," Lizabeth said, "my uncle came to see the show and '.vrote me a note in which he glowingly praised Tallulah'a perform- ince. I showed it to her. That du! It. We've been friends ever since." 11 WHAT IS'THE SPEED OF SOUND AT-'SEA LEVEL p I"] I8S.OOO AMtES PER HOUR Q 7fe4 MILES PER HOUR 322 MILES PER HOUR. 764 miles per hour At higher nlliludes. i! i; ccmc- FARMERS We hai'p plen'.y of Imh Roofing ami Rough Cypress Barn Timbers. 3 Yedr.FHA Terms ; \t desired. E.-C. Robinson Lumber Go. 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. Phone 2911 GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing »nd Tire Repair WADE COAL CO. •N< Hwy-6) '••[ CEIlJNG J'KlCJES I'hnne 2291 The Germcns are udng more artillery than we have s:en before. We cnn't gel a Cub oft the ercunrt nml the i Is I\D cbano; for counter baltcry fire. Cur t:.-:ops jtu-.t Imvc to lake it.— U.-Col. Russell W. Jcnnii en Western Front. The trrlh is that cur .soldiers at the front lociay are not sliort of ammunition and supplies ::s a result of r.nv pro^uclicn failures. However, they iriny be s'.-it a few we.'ks hence If we fall.—War Mobiilar.Ucn Director Jr.mes F. Byrnes. NEXT: Orchids, orchids cycrywlicrc! III Hollywood groaned, liftir.R a stiff hand. "I love rain, like any cowman. But in California ; .yonr life ain't safe a 'minuic without yon cany a cockeyed rowb'ou on your head. It ain't a s-tate a-la!l—it's a {tanged fisli WILLIAM DEkTAREST was clyins rom a •'bullet hole In'bis. chest-— nd blaming it oil California's veather. Gary Cooper and-Lorelta foung had to listen and 'agree with Urn. Bill being devout Californium , „ hey had ilielr lingers crossed out [tank." of camera range, Ihey confessed! Nl jNNAtl!i' HAYS NO Cooper;lia : d the fingers on both its hands crossed, In fact. He is he producer as well as the star of this western movie, "Along Cnmc H-flLTCRS ~ QUflLlTY SHO€ SHOP > 12.1 W. M ft I N'..-6-TV* Planters Hdw. Co v Inc. . . . , hoine 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 i :••-.:'• v Phone 515; BlythetlUe, Ark. ' • ' '• ually makes very nasty cracks about California's weather. "I'm hoping," Coopersaid, "that California doesn't boycott the film." "Thnl -winter I spent in California, 1 Dcmarest groaned. "Ralu. rain, rnln — drjzzle, drizzle, |»ur! That state is just one big leak in the roof." Demarest's complainl is that tlic rain left, htm with stiff joints, par- JOHNSON, who wrote the screenplay, was at the bottom of all this, we figured. He probably pot. the sniffles or himba- po once when he tirst came to California nn<] was j^eltin^ even with the Chamber of Commerce. But Nunnsillv denied everything. The nasty cracks about California's weather w^rcinAlan LcMays novel, on which the film Is based. "And bchn a lazy fellow," Johnson snltljV'whcn I wrote the screenplay I just'.-left it in. I tliought.it | was -funny. But the Chamber of Commerce can't blame me. I love WAY OUR PEOPLE T T \7 P F> "U* •• £jl^ piilri California's -'weather— even when \t llcularly in his hands. He had just | ro i ns . W liy, last \vcck I was down emerged from a six-shooter battle | al p n |,jj springs nnd I heard it ,—and he got shot because he •;>« 'slow on the draw. "Look at them stiff joints," Bill Our Boarding House with Moj.Hoople Out Our Way By J,R. Williams WELL.VMES.I-UH- DOM'T THINK MOM HERE, CURI.V, 1M GETTIM& DISGUSTED: SHOVJ ME HOW •YOU OET THAT TWIST IM ROP1W& A CM.F BY TH' HEELS.' .. PRE-CN-COLMED DOPE trlPvT OUT ^litri A PeMCiL t 6UESSEO STUFF \VJITHOUT ALOTO' PRACTICE MVS6LF.' IMOAES V.300LD N\B 308.' was rnlnin? in Hollywood so my wife and I rushed back to catch some of it." I.IZAEETH SCOTT, they're saying over at Paramount, will be a star after her first picture, the Hal Wnllls > movie. "Don't Ever Grieve Me." so maybe we belter take a look at the ymmH lady. Ehe's a tiwnv blonde, 22, wilh a deep vcice'like Lauren Bacall's (it's the nej- voeup in film glamor). She left the old home town. Scranton, Pa., to study drama in New Yor\ WHEN NEW YOUK WAS YOUNG IV "'THIS financial report," said J Major Lawrence, molding up the papers, "seems tr be perfectly clear. Expenses didn't ea.t up quite all Ihe income lant month, I see. Excellent. How did that happen?" "We were rather lucky, I suppose," said Miss Fraser. "I sec. The trustees will be pleased. I must pay Ihe school anolher visit this - month—say about the fiflcenlh.' "Oh, do come, Major. "We were all so pleased wilh your talk the lost lime you came. The girls thought you were ., .lly. Tho new Bids were surprised. They had never heard you talk before, and when I told them you were coming they expected a tight-lipped, gloomy talk on behavior, but you talked about New York, and the slrange sights that may be seen right here." The Major laughed. "Yes, yes,'' he said, "I'm one o£ those old- fashioned fcllowc who believe that education should begin at ul ;'ou don't have lo deal wilh ill classes r '. ;>eople, ns I do iii my importing uiisiness. Il's a town of many nationalities. Jews come 'icre irom all parts c-f Europe because they nre 'ree :n Ihis colony to live their own -.vay and - practice their veli'ion. Then there are Ihe French Ilugup- nols, and the Swedes, -.nd the Italians. Even the Arabs. We have a group I them '.crc. : ' "Arabs! ~..'vc heard of them," Miss Fraser said, "but I don't think ~'vc ?ver seen one. 1 ' "Oh yes, you have. They look mewhat like light-colored Ne- oes." 'How did the Arabs ever get ere?" "They were "Brought jy :>iraies," 10 Major replied. "Have you ,'er learned of our piratical his- ry?" "Why, no," Miss Fraser said fler a little hcsilalion. "Of oursc, ve .» rd of captain dropped Ilin initial letter from her i Learn your own neighborhooc name fcr thentri:nl effect, first—and then spread out. Thai's Frrm stock player on the subway my circuit, one summer at the Barter Thentcr iu Virginia and riolns company of lockouts In the road '•K <1 ll'.!ii;3"i:tn." Llznbcth became T<"ll'ilah Earkhcad's understudy in "Skin cf Our Teeth." For seven months she' rid nothing but sit in tile theater uiii^s—Tallulah was uiiustmllv healthy. ,Ctie night Tallulah was unable to PO 'on, llzabcth replaced her lalsr played the role agntn for two wccVs I" Boslon. But it was a photograph in a fashion magazine j (she was a ' mcdel. ton) which . hrmtolit her lo Hollywood. JUST VMf, . I lAZABET'd and Tallnlah are good friends now. but Ilicrc was a timp when Ihcy'didnt speak. Llz- •It's mine, too," said Miss Fraser. "It's Ihe only scnsibli way. You said, something tha has interested me very much New Yoik, you said in your talk ! (o Ihe girls, is the most .osmo politan community in '.he -.,-orld Arc; you sure? This little colon!a I town?" . "Well, I'm not absolutely ure, | the Major replied, "for t linv not counted the people '.\cre anywhere else, but I "in lairl certain that thL little town o Manhattan Island would stand- it not at the lop, then very nca the top, i,. Ihe list of cosmopol Ian communities. At least 15 Ian guages ar spoken 'As mr.ny as Ilial?" qucric S Tw« "i^ta^.^Td Tal- ' Ml^iscr; who seemed ^sto, lulah looked at me and said, 'Close JS1 J,™' that'door.' Hdnj Ihe mrek litlle ( ' llltc ' I sec you're surprise the Lawrences had two guests besides Miss Matilda Fraser; they were young Charles Mason and his wife, from Williamsburg, in Virginia, who were in New York on a honeymoon trip. They were house . lesls of the Lawrences. Mrs. Lawrence came forward, smiling, : • greet Miss Fraser. She was dressed and decorated in the •Uest fr.shion as it was inler- reted jy '.ha socially elect of nbatian. She wore a sacque while :;ilk wi'.h an elaborate esign of flowers on it. Below he waist it spread out, lor she /ore underneath '-. pellicoat wilh vhalebon^ ribs in it, :o that it cscmbl.i t. hoop skirt. The stays bov ;'.nd below ncr waist were ' htly ^aced. They were not as le::iblc :.j .-. modern corset, but . i=ld the figure rigid. The sleeves .ne ^acciuo -vcre short and ended i.. j fall 01 ? .ce. Over the klrt o.. the sacquc she had on a idd, but that' all, think. Were iierc thcrs? :> "Many, said tiic Major, "bu t m-a. be said n whispers nly Vbo .t 50 years ngo 'iracy was a lov Mshing ' New York business t'.. ,>rosperous even .w, bu; i s carried on under ariout re jectable disguises. Now -c ca iicm privateei , engased in law ul varfar . Ouv •lir.ilcs seldoi preyed jn -hips .' . Ihe Allantic Their opevatin. .eadquarters were n Madagascar. When they returned to this .jort the.- brought Arabs wilh them, sometimes—and the Arab- :-2iivm-i.. "How vxlraordinaryl" Major Lawrence .ookcd at liis watch. "It's '-lock/; he said, "and my wife expects us to have tea wilh licr." T 3A was -ervcd in 'he dining room. :t /as lied a, vit in effect it vas a 'ghl meal. Chocolate and oftce .ere rv d as well as tea, nd .here ,vere small meat .Mes, cheese, delicate little cakes cind .igary infections Beautiful apron of. white 'muslin. The apron was very fashionable. Mrs. Lawrence's hair dressing would have seemed nothing less than preposterous to any modern woman. Her black hair was drawn lip straight for about six inches above her head, and was held in that position by some ingenious • devices. At that time—in 1750—there v/cre 41 professional hairdressers in Now York, and all of them were kept busy. The elaborate piles o hair affecled by the women f fashion could not remain in jood ordur inore than a week or Iw.o before they had to be taken down and ebuilt. Mrs."- awrcnce received Miss .ser i-aciously, calling her "my Tar" and inquiring. . ' > the tato •: : .a-.- lib. '..Tien she inlroduccci -.lv "Tasor.. and they wont t the' • •:>!:. .'. maid servant in a green dress and a White aprr „ -bustling in and jut o£ the dining room. In the .Ireplace a cheerful fire was burn- iiig. , . (To Hd.Continued).

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