The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1945 · Page 3
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1945 13LYT1IEVILLE COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE' Seoul Leaders To Meet Jen. 25 East Arkansas Area Council Conference At Methodist Church The Eastern Arkansas Area ouncil win hold Its annual meei- IB on Jan. 25th at the Blylhcville Irst Methodist Church. The annual meeting this year "I be a conference type meeting arted nt 2 p. m. and ending thai 'gill with a banquet at 0:30 o'clock i appreciation of the work that ie Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, and :)elr Assistants have clone this ear. In the afternoon there will be :ve discussion groups, it which line the Scoulers of the Council •ill discuss their mutual problems nd responsibilities in the Boy Scout Program. The discussion groups are as folows: 1. Scoutmasters, Ciibuiaslers, and isi-slanls, Commissioners: D. B. 'iycock, Chmn.; Dr. George Kalb, Vice chairman; • Bill Thnckor, 3coiH. Execultvc, Clarksdale, Mis Issippl, Advisor. 2. District chairmen, Finance Ohalrmcn, Executive Board, and iouncil Members: Olis Howe, ihairman, Eric Rogers, Vice Chairman; Joe Clay Young, Secretary: Max Hatfielct, Seoul Executive, ! arje Girardeau, Missouri, Advisor. 3: Camping and Activities and •icaltli ttnd Safety: Dr. Ralph Sloan, chairman; Marcus Howcll, ice Chairman. 4. Advancement (Board of Rc- icw and Court of Honor), Head:- f .Sponsoring Institutions, Troop Joimniltceincn: Joe crazier, Chair nan; Vernon Hodges, Vice Clialr- lan; "Scoltie" Carlisle, Scout Executive, Jackson, Tennessee, Ad- isor. 5. Organization and Extension ind Leadership Training: Jack 'orter. Chairman; Philip Deer, flee Chairman, the Rev. P. W. s'nsh, Secretary, J. D. Martin, Adis or. At 4:15 p. m. <he Annual 'Council Business Meeting and election of officers will be held, President A. Carlson, presiding. At 0:30 p. m. the banquet ill which the Scoutmasters, Cubmas- .ers, ami their Assistants are guests of the Council, will be held in honor of the. Scoutmasters. The Silver Beaver and other awards will be presented at thus .time. The •ladies of the Blythcville First Metli- •cKlLst church will serve the -din• m-r. Eagle Scouts and Air Scout • squadnm 114 of Helena will fllso Hbe guests' of the Council. George. KSlmpson, Deputy Regional Execu- l^tive, will 'inslall the officers for Leachville Marine Celebrated 25th Birthday Invading Saipan NAVAL, HOSPITAL, Oakland, Calif., Jan. 13.-The 25th birthday of Marine Corporal Orvllle Edward Daegett of Leachvllle, Ark., was also D-day for the Marine forces which invaded Salpnn Island in the Marianas last summer. The, Arkansas Leatherneck celebrated his birthday ducking Japanese mortar and artillery fire with other members of the Fourth Marine Division as they stormed the beach on the Japanese infested island. "He has recently been returned here for treatment of wounds received when struck by shell fragments while participating In the engagement. A son of John Henry Daggett of Leachville, the young veteran of .he Marshall Island campaign and Saipan described the action at Saipan ns ucing "really hot." Both my commanding officer, Marine Colonel J. N. Chambers, of Huntiiujton, W. Va., and Marine Colonel Evans Carlson described Ihc capture of Hill 500 on Saipan as one of the toughest assignments ever handled by Marine forces," he declared. Daggett took part In this foray. "They were both injured In this battle, but somehow I managed to escape. The Japs had so many machine guns cm placed around the hill that it seemed almost Impossible to get over it. We were thrown back a number of times but finally managed to make the grade." Daggett was vivid in his description of the air assault by the Japs during the first 15 days of the campaign. Corporal l).i£gcU "We had raids every day night for Ihe first 15 days," It said. "The planes came from th then Jap-held Island of Titilan, tw and one-half miles away. Our de fcuse permitted only one plane get close enough to strafe whic was a pretty good defensive av erage in my estimation." Corp. Daggett's brother, Odls, now u private first class in Hi Army and is serving in the Pa cific area. U. S. Prisoners Stripped, Then Shot To Death Government Support Price On Hogs Will Be Continued PARIS, Jan. 13. (UP) — United Press War Correspondent John B. McDermott has a grim tale [or the Allied world today, another ctorj 1 of fiendish Nazi atrocities during the Belgium offensive. Prom the bruised lips of the Germans' victims McDermott has heard of wanton slaying or soldiers ami civilians alike. One American doughboy, Private Joseph Gorczca, told how he and five buddies were captured and stripped In a snow- covered field. German machine guns were turned on them. Joseph escaped by falling to the ground and playing possum. Later, almost frozen to death, he made his through the icy woods lo American lines. When the 84th and Second armored divisions took Odeigne. i town on the northern flank oi tlv bulge, Sergeant Harry Johnron o Houston, Texas, found the bodie of six victims of German terro slaying. The bodies were pac in straw and pyramided into funeral pyre. Apparently the rapii nerican advance had driven the azis out before they could set fire to destroy the evidence of On The Farm Front OI'A odiciiils and eastern merit ciilcrs srem to be the only people ,ip]>y over the rolling program •ileriil to control the price of live title. WFA has nuver liked the lea and si 111 oVjcsii'l, Judging by 11 the signs. Ho [in 1 us WFA Is oncerned, Ihe price nyency will nve lo bear nil the headaches ikelv to be Involved, As you know, Ihe celling utter on. 29 will be $18.00 n hundred u live cattle, Chicago busts. lu .Tilly Oils will be scaled down to 17.50 a hundred,- or lo Hie levc t which it was. expected thii^ tin iIglnnli celling would be set. Hctwiyn now and July, ll'a fig- ucd by OI'A that feeders wil lave marketed cattle now In (hell ots. In other words feeders won out on their argument Mint $11.50 voultl work u hardship on oper- Uoi.s who hull already made fccd- ng commitments, The lU'Ogrnm provides puckers with subsidy • pnymcnts of a rVMlur hundred on choice beef. Incidentally, Ihe packers Imve expressed themselves ns thinking that the subsidy should go to producers. For puckers arc Interested In gel- ing better grade of beef. Lntcr on, a schedule of penalties will be arranged to punish slaughterers wlm pay above Ihe oiling fur callle. Ami the plnn irovldi's tlmt packers can process only u certain iicrconUigc of high jrade meal, 'lite purpose of ul- ocatlous Is to obtithi wider dls- .rlbutluu of lower grade beef. Those are merely Hie lilKhllKliis of 11 mighty complicated program. Mow lei's lake » look at .some of Ihc rcui'lton. • • * Well, cattle slate congressmen arc hopping mud. And Senator Reed of Kansas predicts that u main result will bo a heavy rc- (lucltoii In output of choice beef, He points out thill Monday of this week broufiht the highest' cat- tie nm ever known In January. This means !,'> lilnt dial feeders had begun to liquidate •even before the ceilings were imposed. Though feed is plentiful, the Kimsau predicts tlmi shnrn curtailment of feeding operations will bring r.boul Ihe loss of more than three billion pounds of meat. * • • 'How to rolvc the mil Ion's pressing nmn-pmver shortage 'h:is everybody lu Washington wrackinji Ills brntns. Encli group seems li) feel thai men needed by Ihe Aimed forces ought to be Inducted from other groups. Kuril) leaders, on their part, can't sec how production goals cnn be reached if the labor force is further reduced. Their views were aired at a meeting of about Til) congressmen and representatives of farm organizations. Representative Leinkc of North Dakota .sumn\cd up the group's opposition (n Induction of young farmers. He said it Is not a question of protecting farmers' sons but of nialnlalnhii! adciguate sup- jille.s for (he nnneil toires, civilian. 1 ; and foreign' consumers, J.-Carl Wright., uiuiinger of the 1'Vdcrnl Crop Insurance Corporation, Is hard at wivk nn Hit' new program. Hn Is culling In a num- biT of farm leaders from uvi-r Ilia r.nl\on lo help him wurlt mil the (UlallK of hiKurii'i: wheat, flux und (villon. Wright snys funnels may look lor lucul uiuioiUKTim'UlH on insurance programs fur llirlr communities within Ihc wxl few days. Speaking of whcitl. Ihe UHUA rcpoils that we're well uti the wity toward another hurvi'sl of Ihe billion bushel class. H .says heavy yield .-if winter whoiit Is likely lo result from (he very favorable wont her conditions of last Full, u • Sprvlro Induction?; uiul tvituwa! of people t» work In \i:ir plnnlh lirivo really (!ni; Into tin fiuin population. The Department of C-mmirrco says Hint, in April of 1010 (here were around ;tl million iiiral Americans. This iiuiubfr ha.'i been reduced In nrmmd 'Hi tnll- in other words a dccira.su of about five, million PITSOII.S. The iintlon can now breathe riiMer, C'auuv;ctl Hpllflic Is on Ihe mend. Camnsoll H|)llllii' became a national Hiiure when It wns reported thai )u ¥ was prob- r.bly the first bull In be placed under tin oxygen (i-itl and In IK) (rented with lite new wonder <luvy, I'L'iilclllln. Spitfire Is a prl/e Oufruscy bull owned by Arthur tl, (inniifi'llow of Ifardwlck, Muss. Spitfire ciiine Hopeful For Peace In Japan Bollaire Says People Too Warlike To Ever Live In Harmony MKMl'IIIS, Jan. 13 (UP)—Robert Helliilre, former Fur Hnsl innn- imcr of the United Press, la pcssl- ml.sllc iibout the Japanese ever bc- t'omliiK n peaceful natloi'i. No nuilter how we treat Iliem tiller winning this wur, ho -said, Ihe iiverugc Japanese will be thinking exactly us he does right now l( year.i (rom now. And Uclliilro doesn't-like- the sug- fiesllou Hint only n few mllltuvy leaders are responsible for Japan's .'ipli'll- of conquest. Here arc his word on Hint subject, delivered during i lecture ul Memphis: "Wu must hold the entire -hntloi down with pueuiuonlii, n\tA It wit: about IHe touuhe.sl case ever ti velo)) In the nnlmnl kliiKilom. ; couple of limes 11 -seemed Ilia Bpltflre couldn't" mnkc It, lint each lime he was on Lit veriic of joining his long line o celebrated ClueniBOy nncestorx, (lose of penicillin .-mntchcd hli buck from dentil'. 1 , door, And the last bulletin from 111 sick bed, or rather liospllnl stal said Unit Ciuimsctl Spitfire, wa out of danger, Ihimks to II wonders of science. ccountnblc for the outrages Juan lias commuted against society." nit then he added: "A few rhllt- ary leaders weren't 'solely respon- ble for the dentil of eight million eoplc In the past 12 years; .they ere not alone In driving 250,000,00 others from their'homes, and In ixlnvlnn 600,000,000 more In many iiids," ulpvyoocl'Rates Called Adequate >y.Commission LUTLE ROCK Jan: 13 (UP)— flic Arkansas Coiporatlon Com- nlsslon has denied an application' >y tile Arkansas and Missouri Rail- ' ond to cancel Us pulpwood sWp- uent rales, nut has ordered the >aper industries to ship back over ho road's lines what the commission terms "u fair percentage of he outbound tonnage of the •mnri- ufHClured prodiicls." In denying the application, the conuulsslon said Ihe rates were not unrensonablc because Ihcy. produce in earning of a Illtle .more than J2-ccnb per cnr mile anil arc on the. snme level as .Ihose of other railroads in Arkansas and the Southwest, M. and A. officials had contended that Uie rates of pulp wood-were too low to bring.n fair return. The application wns protested by lilt; Crossctt Lumber Company, the Intuniatlonal Lumber' Company and the Office of Defense transportation, i P/>ml Courier News Want Adi. .heir crime. ' In that'same village other Yanks 'omul an elderly man strapped to i chair in the shadow of the •Hinge church. Ills head had been bashed in. And a resident of Odeignc said that 14 of his friends ft'ere shot, that 235 others -were Iterdcd into nn unheated cellar two Jays before Christmas without, fcod or water. One child froze to death. Many of the women mid ,irls were abducted by the Nav.is as they fled. War Food Administrator Marvin Ijoncs has appealed to fanners to Increase production of pigs for I marketing as fat hogs next -fall land winter. Producers having ade- Iquatc feed supplies are asked to 1 keep additional sows suitable for I f arrowing next spring to help meet jthe. goal for spring pigs. In order to reach the goal, hog I producers would need to increase llhe number of sows farrowing next {spring about 11 per cent over the 1 number planned, ns indicated by (the December pig crop report. At the same time, Jones an- Inounced that the present govern- Inient support price on hogs will IK I continued until March 1, 194G. This Ime.ins that the WFA guarantees to {support prices at $12.45 cwt., Na- Ilional Slock Yards, for good to I choice butcher hogs weighing from |200 lo 210-lbs. until March 1, 104G. Commenting on the nnuouncc- Imeut, Jones said that the conlin- lucd high level of demand for meat 1 for war needs makes it imperative hog producers meet the goal Of 57,500,000 spring pigs. "I am concerned about the pros- Ipcct of a pig crop next spring Jsmaller than last spring," the Food 1 Administrator said. "We shall nee<1 (more hogs than now appears will Ibe marketed next fall and spring iThc feed grain supplies available 1 will feed more hogs than would be I produced from next spring's pig I crop, according to present indica- Ilions. I am risking all WFA agcn- Ictcs with field staffs to make ev- Icry effort lo let fanners know thai | We shall need additional pigs." A recent Agriculture Departmcn I survey indicated that the 1945 I spring pig crop would be 7 per I cent below a year ago and about 110 per cent below the WFA's pro- Iduction goal. Divers Recover 4 More Bodies lOf Air Victims MIAMI. Fla., Jan. 13 (UP)—Th' I toll of the known dead in the! Pal I American Clipper crash at Cocorit I Bay, Port An Spain, Trinidad Int I Monday night has risen to 21 wit! I the recovery of four more bodies b. ) Navy divers. Al! those recovered iavc been identified. Only two members of the crew I Jayine Azcvcdo, a steward and C M.' Hodgcrs, the junior pilot, hot of Miami — have not been found Seven of the 30 persons on boar I survived the plunge Into the ba I which occurred during an attempt I ed landing. 1 Following funeral services, se\ I en of the Identified dead, Includin ] ilirce small children, were burled 1 (i local cemetery at Port, Au Spal I Thursday. I *Tm American officials reporte that Navy salvage operations wcr continuing and that CAA investiga tors were going abend will 1 . Mir probe of the crash. Tax Deadline Monday WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UP) — Treasury spokesmen remind the nation that Monday, Jan. 15, is income tax deadline. January 15th Is the last clay for paying that final installment on the 13-14 income in case you decided to chop the tax into four payments. It's also the lasl day for amending incorrect estimalcs of 1914 incomes. And Treasury officials warn that penalties are provided for taxpayers who underestimate their incomes by 20 per cent or more. January 15lh ak'O is Ihe lasl day for the nation's .farmers lo file estimates on last year's earning. Finally, next Monclav Is the last filing day for 35 million nsrsons, 35 million persons who did not think they would -have ati Income tax in 19H but learned differently. If It's HARDWARE SVe Have It or Can Get It If It's At All Obtainable! HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. "25 Years' Continuous Service" J. LOUIS CHERRY NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. Ark. Recapping and Vulcanizing ADD LIFE TO YOUR TIRES MODINGER-POETZ TIRE CO. Hwj. H Nortk Phong 2Z«1 SEE ... CALL... or WRITE me for your STONEVILLE COTTON SEED Swifr's Red Steer and Nitrate Fertilizers . . . Also Seed Sacks J. L. TERRELL SHI'S THRE YEAR OLD! NOW REMEMBER this touching- picture of a litlle fil girl's farewell lo her war-bound illicitly? Appearing shortly after Pearl .Harbor, it louclicd the hearts 'of jnillions of Americans ami helped lo launch the greatest voluntary savings program in all history. That girl is three years older today. .In that lime, our enemies have been pushed steadily back toward their own frontiers . . . thanks in no small measure lo the overwhelming flood of Umks, ships, planes and guns that more thait 85 million Americans have poured into the Tight through their purchases of War Bonds. But her daddy is still at war—the fight ,'j;ors on—the money you've put into Bonds is siill needed, just as it was after Pearl JI arbor. Ki'-l'T IN-THE FIG I IT-KELT Jl\ f WAR JK)N I )S- -llnt Her Daddy's Si ill in tight, and the War llonds You Nought Hack in the Days of Pearl Harhor are Still Needed in the Fight, Too-for Victory! TORY-ANI) 1'OR YOU. j''or jusl as lliat lilllo {jirl has grown, so have Lho Wai' Bonds you bouglil llii'ce years ago. The S'.lOO Bond you paid $75 for tliou is already M-orlli more lliau you paid—and how swiftly the lime has passed.! In tin- ollier year it will bo worth 880-at uiaLurily, §100. 1 fere's money you'll need later—for education, re]>airs, re[)!accni.ciUs, re- lireiuent —jusl as your conn ivy needs it today. So let this picture rein i n d y o u — HO L J) TIGHT TO YOUll Ill S. Bdwy, BIytlievillc, Ark. I'h. 2G31 IT WILL CONTINUE TO WORK 'FOR VIC- BONDS! KEEP FAITH WITH OUR FIGHTERS' For This space is a contribution to America's ail-but war effort by Arkansas Grocer Co. L. K. Ashcraft Co. Joe Atkins Machine Shop L. H. Autry, Burdette A. S. Barboro & Co. Barksdale Mfj. Co. Blytheville Water C«, The Crafton Co. Delta Implement!, Inc. Loy Eich Chercdet C». Gay & Billings, Inc. Guard'* Jewe!ry & Optical Store Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaway Appliance Ce. Herrick'i Jewelry Huhbard Furniture C«. Hubbard Huiwitt Ct. Hucldleiton Jr. C«. m fuum Jicdel'i Langston-Wrotem Ct. Charle* S. Lemons Planters Hardware Co., Inc. The New York" St«e Pat O'Brytnt Palace Cife J. C; Penney C«. " ' Phillips Motor Co. Robinson Druf Co. I. Roscnthal, Inc. Tom W. jRck»» - ;. _} Rustic Inn A. G. Shibley Wholesale Grocen C. G. Smith RoydA.Wl.He ' 'T Zellner'i Slipper Shop ' ' mim mrr-wrm rm

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