The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1946 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 6, 1946
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M.GE TEN BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS •THURSDAY, 3UNK 6; 1!MG gLTlHigVILLK COUBIKE H9WB H. W. HAINBB, PiililMlir JAlfES L. VSRHODT, Utter* THOMAS R, ATKINS. Adr«rOjJn« FWrifctwd EWTT AfUfBooo Brapt Bundv at BtythevlUe, ArUnMi, undar act at Oo»- Octoter >, mi. Bcrred hp (to United FrMi 80BBCKIPTXON PATH By carrier in -fee otty «t .BlythCTllto or any •uburbtn .town vheie carrier ftrrte to m*ln- MUoed, JOo per week, or no per waoth. By mall, vtthln • ndlua at « nob*. tiM per yeu, «iOO;for «lx month*, *LOC Ccr time moottai; by man ouUhto ,» mile *oo». flOJO p»r (•Table In { A Better Blytheville "- The 'Blytheville "Y" is growing with - -the city and nt the same-time is btiikl- ;; ing a 'belter Blytheville. ;; because the "Y" is n growing-or- '.gAuixfition it will need ntlditioiuil funds L {to finance its activities and the pviv- ~. liege of .sharing in such an umlerliikiiiK (thus is.oxtcntled to any any all who arc ' interested, .hi a hotter • Blytheville. '•• Approximately 100 o£ the city's :. iCitixens, who should know best what r ithe "Y" undertakes anil does, have en•• idorscd the expansion program which {Called for a larger staff of directors jtind by -their endorsement these citizens have indicated they will support the •j .city-wide campaign to provide $10,000 r ito finance activities during the 'next -: '12 months. - • That is fine for the 100, but .them ~, -arc hundreds of others who should.and '•', will be contributors to that budget. ^ [There will be men who will contribute - <Eums in ' excess of $100. Some could igive several times that amount, but not iCvery one can give $100. And, for the " jbest interests of the "Y" program : iill " (Of the support should not come from ;; u fe\v. '.._.. - Some of the busiest men in the city jare giving of their time, .as well as of ttheir means,, to see this .drive ,«iuickly brought to a successful conclusion. You, ' 'too, can help by making a contribution to this worthy-cause. : -_- Contribute today' and J6in the ; .swelling ranks of those who are helping to build a better Blytheville and C/2i|:.|rdb'ithis through a program which pro- 1 Americans can say they have done all they eotfd. Domestic consumption has continued unnects- .sailly.hlgh, and food purchasers have been mis- Jed by the argument t)iat abstention from buying would cause .wastage. Actually wasU,', even in .the case of perishables, would be slight and temporary compared .with the gain. A few loaves or bread mlshl spoil on store shelves, but soon bakers would l>e calling for less (lour and millers for less wheat More would ^be left to fulfill America's pledge to UNHRA. Recent new restrictions on production should help considerably, but more drastic steps arc still called for. And the housewife Is still In the dark as to how much her family can consume and still do its part in• relieving the famine sit-' tyilion. Her cooking is not done in tons and bushels and percentages. Illinois' jieprc.scnlative Emily Taft Douglas has the rl«hl Idea In asking the Department of Agriculture to draw up a voluntary saving program, setting family weekly quotas on bread, flour, cereal, butler, meat, and other scarce foods. Such a program is vitally essential to public co-ope rat Ion. And if Americans, us a .whole, want to Keep their insurance on democracy, as president Truman has termed the relief, shipments, they will not allow any further lapses in premiums. —CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. A Difficult Shot at Best SO THEY SAY \vidcs a wholesome recration vwith a religious background. program c £., 'Views of Others (Rood Premiums -Again, despite conservation measures, the 'United States has failed to meet its goal in the race with famine. Lagging behind another 34,000 tons in its wheat shipments during early April, it now has an accumulated shortage ot 407,000 tons for the year. While responsibility for the shameful failure lies mainly at the Government's door for not taking early enough or drastic enough steps, : few Tlie effect of prolonged .hunger in countries which suffer from conditions left unstable by the course or (he war, and the impact of a continuing fond crisis on a world economic system still shuddering from assaults upon it, are frightening to contcinplalc.—-Undersecretary of State Dean Acheron. The .world Is in truth repudiating one venerable .principle, force, as the dominating ele- • mt'nt in human affairs. H is accepting and cultivating n new and different principle, free co-operation.—Kenneth I,. M. Pray, Pennsylvania School of Social work dean. » .* * We've lost our country, lost the future, lost our families. We arc cold Inside r.nd its nothing now that our ship goes too.—Ccrninn radioman of ciutscr Frlnz 'Eugcn, atom bomb tivrget. •It .\vlll be great progress if the next depression Is shorter ami shallower than those wo have expcrinccd before.Ewan Blague, Director Empliymeiit Security Bureau, Social Security Board. It's the swanky joints, the places where .you pay $3 and $4 for a dinner, and the night spots that ?('e'rc ; having trouble with ... because they feed high government officials, diplomats and foreign news corrcs|x>ndenls—the kind of people Ihe press listens to. Walter F. Straub, Director Agriculture Department's Office of .Emergency Food. If we are ever to.reduce fhc volume of menial disease and raise the level of mental health in .this .country we .must easy for .people who need help to get help.—-National committee for Hcntnl Hygiene report. We have nn opportunity o[ showing to the world how it is possible for great nations to iclax their hold on their possessions and at the same time maintain the associations established. —British Minister of Health Aneurin Bcvln. * .IN HOLLYWOOD . .. KM ERHKINl: JOHNSON NNCA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD, June G. <N]Si\> — In a movie no one would believe '-• Seven years ago. a friend guvu William Farnuin an anonymous poem entitled, "The Muster Is Coming." Farnuni tliought it s° gcod ho rea<] it at Los Angeles' Easter Sunrise Services. The services that year were broadcast from coast to coast. A few (lays later, he received a letter from n woman named Emma Lent, in upper New York State. She snid she line) been one of Farnum's fans for years, knew every play and movie in which he had appeared. "Imagine "iy surprise," she wrote, "when I heard my favorite actor reciting a poem I had written 40 years ago!" ' She enclosed a moldy ncwspapei clipping of the poem, dated 1809. Farnuin has read the poem at every Easter service .since. FORGET THE HAMBURGER Comedian Low Parker was suggesting to a friend n way of preparing the drab hamburger which as all his butcher could st|:>ly. "It's simple." Lew advised. "I'ouv pint of bourbon over it." "Will the hamburger taste KOOtl icin?" "Probably not," replied Lews, "Ixit 'otta sauce." Andrew Stone is one of the rare rodiiccrs in Hollywood without ul- ers. The reason, according to Andy, that in 20 years of moviemaking has never attended a preview f one of his own pictures. "Those ternal previews arc what ause 95 Per cent of the ulcers monf! Hollywood producers. They an't take adverse criticism—and vhcn they do hey follow it ami re-shoot or re •*! -•ui tile pictures, chances nlway 'SJ ire that it w:is right in the fin place." *, WASHINGTON COLUMN Flying for the Fun of It BY PETER KI>SON NEA WashliiKtun Currespoi WASHINGTON, June 6. tNEA) While aircraft industry representa- imtjractical, nnrealLstic, im'^ i possible. Such a plane today would — cost from ?3000 to $18.000, and Bv WILL! AM MA1ER & &" DMrlMM Vr NU SCRYICE, WC. I D ELLIE EXPLAINS XLII the afternoon the wind went to the southeast, and by ^ night it \vns around in the south, .\vcst and the sunset was crimson 'and full of light. It wns going around the tight way, Debby "thought; by morning it would be •in the northwest, and it would be clear and cold. T"_ ' Ellie had been to the electric I Might, company and, just as they had thought, it was goi»g to cost •• ' o fortune to run wires all the way •from the Beach Road to the house. 'But most of the expense was for r polesj if they could furnish their 'owmpoles,' it would cut the cost a.boiit two-thirds. When he told .Debby, she said, "Why not? Tl*»re ! s plenty of them right .here." ' * ::TfieV figured that the woods •would slill be too wet in the fore•noon,—but it was clear and dry, .with^the wind in the northwest, -a" •wonderful drying wind, and : "Course." "Well look, Ellic. right alter dinner they took Bull "Say, Ellie." ond drove out there. They left "What?" the car beside the barn, and Bull ''Remember went galloping out across the field - where the high land began, bouncing with ; his crazy, iack-rabbit strides. Debby and Ellie came along behind him, their axes in their hands. ^•r- As they reached the edge of the ".*" 'woods, a fljght of shore-birds • . -wheeled over their heads. Debby 'and Ellie stopped and watched [" 'them imtil they were.out ot sight, |J land when they started into the . - .woods Debby asked, casually, • • !"Did you ever shoot a four-ten, V , Kile?" • ;..:""•. .He shook his head. "No. I.seen •.though. Joel Sumter had one, "They don't allow you," said Ellie. Debby nodded. "I know, but 1 guess you can get a permit to shoot 'em if you're studying 'em." "Oh." Ellie seemed to think it over, and thtfn he said. "Well, some kinds of shore-birds arc damned good eatin'." "I .guess he's not figuring on eating 'em," said Debby. "Just studying 'em." t* • * "THEY went into the woods, and Ellie wandered around looking up at the trunks of the trees and marking those he thought they might take by making a blaze on it with his ax. Ellie said, "That Joel's got more sense than he used to have." Debby looked at him stolidly. 'That so?" "Yeah." Debby wanted to ask him question, but she didn't know whether she dared or not. Then curiosity got the better of her. remember? "'And then you come walkin' down to the boat where I was. And all the wny down there, he was wiilkin' right up close beside you, like a guy does when he's mukin' up to a girl, an' he was .lookin' down at your face the same way. An' I s.iys to myself, 'That son of a gun has been makin' love to Debby instead o' lookin' for me, and it's a heck of a lime to be rnakiu' love to a girl when there's a man lost out in the bay with a broken arm.' An' it was, too." Debby was looking at him with her mouth open. "Gee," she said that day we al went gunnin' together, Joel an Bart an' us, the day you broke your wrist?" What eve atler a while, "lhat just goes to show you." • » • \WfITHOUT saying nny more, they went to work, Ellie chopping the trees down and cutting the larger limbs, Debby, with o small ax, taking off the small .inches and dragging them all t into the clear and piling them, y four o'clock the sun was get- ig low in the west. They had ecu working as though their vcs depended on it. Dcbby's face scratched from carrying big mfuls of branches, and her nds were black and sticky with tch. Iii .spite of the cold nir. hey had both been sweating, and ic dirt was streaked on their aces 5n rivulets. *-• Ellie said, "Look, I'll cut one lore and trim it up myself. You o look for Bull. He'll he over round the beach somewhere." Debby laid down her ax ond miled. "Okay," she said. "Don't lives 111 Washington are busier n flock of hawks over a chicken rnnch, lobbying for a new big-time national nlr policy bill, tho development of private flying goes practically neglected. The principal argument o{ the aircraft industry is that Is must.ue kept strongpresumably by ROV- crnmcnt spending—so that it will j be able,to iiroduce military iiircral', at the 50-000-a-year rate whenithc need arises- Yet, .with a few ^«x- ccplions, this same Industry is doing little or nothing to keep itself strong; by catering to the needs of potential • private flyers, of whom there are literally lumdi^ds of thousands. All these would-be private flyers nre waiting Tor are better small planes. A certain amount of needling goes on all the time by Civil Aeronautics ofticials, trying to persuade manufacturers to do research that would make the airplane ns Popular as the automobile. But so far it lias done little good. Studies by these same officials reveal that most ol the 194fi-model plnnrs now offered for private sale are little better than the 1941 models. They cost too much, they have loo littl c utility value, they are inconvenient, they display insufficient advance in safety. They are noisy, the seals are uncomfortable. Passengers Inside the cabin 'have to shont at each oilier to be heard, ami a Uvo-honr joyride is about all most gjrivate flyers can lake. J'KIVATF. PLANES ARE STIIJ. CONSIDERED A NUISANCE Most small planes still require loo big a field for take-off and landing. What's more, middle- and upper-class suburbs, where most of the potential private plane owners reside, don't- want, a gjrivate flyins field in the neighborhood because of the noise. In short, tho private plane Is slill considered more of ri uisnncc than a necessity, and not nearly enough of a sgjortmi; proposition. The aircraft industry -has a job to do In correcting these impressions. :t hence would appeal only to the pri- viito yacht trade. Such planes arc still in the luxury class. They arc used fewer than 100 hours a year, and the cost of operation is. more than $lt) a" hour. As long as the private plane stays . this luxury class, the aviation industry Ls bound to have more ex-plrme owners than owners. Th- industry is unique in this respec —having so many, exrcusto'mcrs who aren't customers any of dissatisfaction. more becansi- Read Courier News Want Ads | SIDE GUNCES On e of Hollywood's most uiiusii: studies In contrasts is furnis Dick Wenscl, who plays j killers. In his spare lime, ' wilics fairy • stories -for cliildic His latest one, "Monroe, ti Lonely Butterfly," will be on 0 Lookstorc shelves within a fe weeks. Till: MOVIE f'llllll' IS BORN The legend of licnv a cricket chirp was first recorded for sour effects In talking pictures Is 01 of Hollywood's amusing early tali ing-l>ifliu - e tales. The chirps were, needed for .short subject by producer WalU Fuller. First of all, Fuller li: prop men beating the bush lo ''"IfL the crickets. They gathered 20 (|'J 30 and put them in wire-cover,-!''! boxes on an unused sound-stag;] with a mike hung just above t!j|l box. There wasn't a chirp rccorde;j ; | in 24 hours. :^ : Fuller called the Entomology D'f pnrtincnt of the University of Soil : | them California an_d asked, "Ho] 1 I do you make a cricKct chirp?" .! A soft-voiced woman explainer;"The cricket's chirp is its nuitirU call. Separate tlie crickets by soj: r es, and they will probably chirp.!'; "How in the world." Fuller fmrj' <°i\ inlo the lelephone, "T^aii we i oh, never mind, we'll just put one' crickelr in a separate box." j They did, ami the crickets chirr.; eel. i Cattle on farms of the Unite 1 ! States totaled 70,701,000 head f listen to criticism, j January 1, 194G. g [3 One (Scot.) 5j 14 Short sleep ' j 5 Bird's crop C Was carried • t 7 Dissipate £ ', 8 Charge 9 Either Award Winner [HORIZONTAL 01 Mechanics i -1,5 Pictured 62 Lot ,it stand! .' 1345 Academy i VERTICAL \ ,Award .winner , . .„ „ ; -' • • - ^ 1 Iotas -" -( 12Mountain; ^> 2 verbal • nymph ff"^ :I4 Universal) ! . language , •15 Eagle's nest '1C Symbol for l-vnlalum llTEdcn ,20 South Amer- 10 Gct l]p ; ica (ab.) n Darling :2I Crafty 13 Challenge : 23 Least cooked 13 s>m god •24 She \19Exists • 25 Dutch city, ' ,27 Note in Guido's scale :2D Unaccom: panicd ;3lNot closed ;34 Entire - ± ; 35 Priority fr : (prefix) 136 French city '38 Canvas shelter 3D Decay '.41 Vase • -v : 42 Dance step ' ; 44 Music dramas : 49 Sun ,52 Morindin dye 53 She- stars in motion • ' :55Of the thins .56 Christmas song '58 Overtime (ab.) S3 Smudges 3 WiAlB PI hi-lElel Aife O NlG _„. .. SEE TJCIE. A ^IT GOV. EOWAPD MACTIN M "S "T/N^la S5E _,¥£ DED 2(i Accomplish ' 28 Behold! 29 Membranous 30 Palm le.-il 32 Sea eagle !i3 Seine •37 Negative 38 Transpose - (ab.) 22 Shoulers ) Sr. 40 Works ' ' 24 Occurs 41 Employs •12 Rodent } ^3 Having a wing 45 Piece (ab.) ! 40 Short jacket ?• 47_Grooves '• ;| 48 Area.mensure ': 50 Shield bearing; 51 For fear that i 53 Hawaiian food 54 Distress call -, , 5>7 Right (nb.) : (iOThnt thing i Out Our Way Bv J. R. William '.wh«n he was down here." [•' "That so?" . ¥Yeih. Looks lik'e a toy. No a twenty-two. I don't happened between you ai\d Joe out there in the Meadow?" Ellit looked at her blankly. "When you and him started ou to ; go : out ithere, you were jus like old cronies. And then wire we found -you over at the Tow Landing, you acted as though yo hated him, and you acted tha w.ay.all the rest o£ the time h .was here." Ellle.thought for a while. "Tha wasn't anything happened out i the Meadow," he said. Debby waited, and Ellic stood Still, leaning on bis ax. Then h »tuck : out his jaw and said, "Ov ------ _____ ' ........ ..„ .«™, „. ««ess h*'i gonna us* it to there al-Vho Town 'Landing, yo • ._^ ...... . ._iU*&U» th$ parkin' "Your father doesn't like il if \vc take loo many vegetables—he Witnls to come out ami ijloal over the garden nil summer!" o any morc'n you feel like." She started out IhroiiRh the voods. She was glad Bull was irobably around the beach. H lidn't seem as though she could ever get enough ot seeing that ocean. Tonight there would still be a great, high surf, pounding and roaring in, and the northwest wind ,-would be picking the top oft each wave and carrying it back out to sea in a long, wispy marc's tail. The rays of the setting sun would ma'xe beautiful colors in those tails of spray, and the water beyond would be a decg>, dark blue, mysterious.and,mysteriously « THIS CURIOUS WDWJC* comforting. TBE.KND The small plane's lack of safely is shown in government accident figures. From 1938 through 1B43. one out of every 115 privately licensed planes was involved in a fatal accident. One out of every 49 such planes \vas demolished in au accident. One in every seven was involved In nn accident which nec- cssltnlcd major repair. Says the typical small plane flyer. "Too many carburetors ice up too easily. Too many engines quit on a normal glide. Too m;inv small planes stall out on n quirk turn. Too many planes don't huvr enough side, or front, or rear, ov up, or down visibility." MANUFACTURERS KNOW WHAT TYPE VI.ANE IS'WANTUH Suggestions, polls, surveys, and special articles by the (core have given a consistent pattern of Hie plane a private flyer wants, aud would buy If he could get, says T. p. Wright, Civil Aeronautics Administrator. It is a four-plnce .lob nf moderate feed, simplified control, aud bel- ter take-off and landing performance. It should have wings that fold or are easily'removable. This j would not only reduce hangar rentals, but also make the plane more readable on the ground, and so eliminate the need for au automobile al each end ot the flight, such an airplane could be hangarcd onrl serviced at home—nn! staked out in a pasture where the co\v s could eat, the fabric, or at an airfield at a dollar a day, plus S3.5o-;m-hour mechanics' pay. Finally, this Ideal plane would sell for less ilian $2500.1 Manufacturers arc inclined t fl say that these specifications are vision VRENCH-MOf5.TftR.LlKE WtMRODS STALKlriG AK - FLIGHT MAPS FOE TRIPS TO THE OTHER. PLANETS WILL NEED TO BE REVISED DAILY IF WE-EVER &0 IN FOR INTERPLANETARY ROCKET TRAVEL. A\AR5, FOR INSTANCE, Sa\\ETIA\ES IS ONLY 34,6OO,OOO /WILES AWAY, BUT AT OTHER. TIMES ITAUYMOVE TO A DISTANCE OF 250, OOO, OOO AAlLEf. \VHArS ANOTHER NAME FOR. ' IN THe U.S., THERE IS A BABY BORN ANSWER: Mercury. NEXT: Can »n elephant look back? r wo. NO.' I'VE TOLD YOU I LIKE TO RIDS BACK HERE BESTJ HA-HA.' GRA.MDPA CAMT KEEP UP WITH Tl-V TIMES.' HE THINKS PEOPLE'LL THINK HE'S AN ARISTO CRAT WITH A CHAUFFEUR, WHEM NOWADAYS THEY YOU'RE A HITCH- » HIKER. OR. A 8UIA > ' • BACK SHUT UP.' IF HE HEARS VOU, WE'LL BE HUMTIM& A ^t &.••'-•.''';&?&'.«• . WHY (vIOTHECS GET cbRAV ' Dur Boarding House with Maj. Hoopu flE TO PROWL THE SftMGSTER. C.POT& US FIRST FROM SOMe CUMMINS AMBUSCADE; SHALL WE EPCT P\RST ? %.( THW &OOM FIGURED ' HURR.V _ X'l MIS PALS TO SCRAM/—LET'S )V SET UP OUR BfVZOOKft IM J ^" TH&TEL6&RAPH OFFICE AMD „ TUG INl VJUILt V\E'6 VJOLPIMG \ HIS BISCUITS-n-WHEN He ' > vte'LL VELL "SuRPRvse"/ f?S|p^K

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