The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1944 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1944
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PAGE FOUB TTHKVILLB COUWEt HUB ' • TBB'OOCKEB KIWI OO. V 1 * ^ B. V, HADflB, PUbttlbw "£*„ OAMDKL P. NORJU8, Editor JAMB A. OAT1NB, Bol* Wtltec* Winner Oo, Mt* Tort. OttMfo. D»- Irott, AUiate. Memstk. PublWwd rr«r> Altermooo JUoep* «» «cooa<l elta matter '••* tbt DO«- •01M »t BJjtiertlie, Ark*hM>, under a*t o? Ot»- Oetober I, lin. BOTM) by ttw UolMd {tact B0B6ORIPTION RATB8 By curler In the city ol BJytUeTlB*, Mi p«r •«£, iu <&> per uiunvn «9 n»ll wllhln > radliu of 40 mlkf, M.OC D« rmr 1100 (or uli montht. 11.00 for three mntbt; Vr 'Di»ll ouUkle 60 milt font |)0.00 per r«u l»jjcle In adnnce. Rots 1 Ready to Desert Sinking Ship While Nazi Propaganda Minister Goebbels is busy delivering pop talks to the^ German people, promising them that by holding out through the next I fevr-months-they'll win tlic peace, Axis j big wigs have been busier'than bluejays j feathering the nests they'll flee to I wheif ihc showdown conies. Maybe the true explanation of the German Luftwaffe's failure to put up a strong resistance lately is that its pompous"chief, Reichsmarshal Hermann .Wilhelm < Goering, has been busy nn- burning some of his bridges, for a report from Switzerland says that several crates of Goering's furniture and valuables 4 havo arrived here. Pierre'Laval, said to be on the verge of resigning and fleeing France us. ti result of the internal upheaval since i the invasion, has reportedly attempted I" to deposit $50,000 in gold in Argentine !; banks. [ And you can bet your bottom dollar [ that every one of the Axis war lords \, has long since reserved a "safe" little . hideout in one of the neutral countries, and will have his pockets well padded, for the .-journey when Germany finally cries "Kamerad!" ', The Allies haven't said much of late about (heir intention of bringing war criminals to trial. It couldn't be, however, that Goering, Laval and the neutral nations have forgotten President Roosevelt's warning last March that "It is our determination that none who participate in those acts of savagery spall go unpunished. The Uiiited Nations have made it clear that they will pursue the guilty ad deliver them up in order that justice be done. That warning,applies not only to the leaders but , also .to their functionaries and subordinates in Germany and their satellite countries." j tir'is it that they think we'll have a, softening of the heart once the war is $on? .' And will we? ' Social. Standard • The_re was a time when you could almost judge a person's position and income by the number of.servants in his household. But now a proposal that maids be put on the priority list, to relieve absenteeism in plants, has been made by the Women's Advisory Committee of the War Manpower Commission. If this goes into effect there'll be an entirely new standard by which to gauge social standing. • It well may be that after July 1 employment offices will weigh requests for a maid first by what the employer is doing to win the war rather than by •lyhat she' is prepared to pay. And the ajnoimt of help a family has will indi-. ckte whether they're riveters or idle rich. , »LYTHEV1LLB, of • •&•• • . K*pr«dMttMi to thli Mlimo *| riJlorblf Cma •tint omp*P«n «*«• Mt •loiMirUy •wtantoMol krt I* u MkMwMfmint »f ttr* to UN nbX»(f The Army's Problem Wives The worst "Headache Command 1 ' ot the war, Army officers believe, belongs to Brlgndler Qcn- eral H. N. Gilbert, head of the Office of Dependency Benefits, whose letters ot personal nnd marital advice to fnmllles of U, S, Soldiers now totals about one million a month, according to Grcllii Pnlmer,' whose article about "The Army's Problem Wives," condensed from the Womans Press, appears In the July Issue of the Reader's digest. Praia the General's headquarters In Newark, New Jersey, 5,250,000 chocks roll out a month, totaling $213,000,000. Payment ranges from $11 a month for n soldier's dependent brother whose parents also receive helj), up to the $340 received by n wife with H children, the article slates. Many of the 3,000,000 soldiers' wives on llic Onn payroll turn lo Newark for help In every crisis, says Miss Palmer, nnd they send in such queries as, "Would you advise me lo buy a trailer? 1 ' "How shall I arrange a mortgage on the IVMISC?" lioiv to l)iiv tin orange grove, set up n rotating crop plan, or get a fair price fo> eggs. Also, there are thousands of tellers in which tbe validity of n uinrrlneo It In question in which soldiers arc revealed as bigamists; or In. which such problems arise as lo who must support a girl who married 13 Midlers and divorced none ot them. Tlie five thousand Army dependents who move every day, of .whom 1.000 leave no forward- Ing address, and the thouands of identical names which Army lists Include, licl|i to plague the ODB, Miss Palmer writes. She |x>!nls out, for Instance, ttml of 40,000 Johnsons, 2,570 arc William, And these difficulties: arc-not lessened, she says, by one Army wife's 1 letter slating only: "Have moved to Alton, 111., because of high water at home. Send check to old atldress as soon as the wutcr goes down.'' The ODB's problems do not end with the day's mull of some 50.000 letters, says Miss Palmer..There arc long-dlslance telephone appeals to settle and Interviews. with Army wives who come to Newark to present their problems in person. There are normally about 500 of these 1 a day, and General Gilbert, the article points out, takes care of the toughest cases himself. The General sometimes has Lo write stiff notes to officers who refuse to allot n cent to lliclr wives and who.cannot be forced to do so by any law, reminding them of "conduct becoming a gentleman." His noles usually bring results, says Miss Palmer. All these chores are a far cry from a General's dulics .as outlined In the manuals, writes Miss Palmer;-but they have earned for General Gilbert the iltle of "Army Dorothy Dlx." •SOTHIYSAY We must, make H possible- for nil Americans to accumulate reserves for business expansion and lo make jobs for Ihc Crux of mir whole economy Is employment opportunities for nil our people.—Spn, Waller F. George of Georgia. • « • The Yanks have found Ihat Ihc German can he killed and he can be captured. That's nil Ihcy wanted to know.—Lieut. G. K. Hodenftcld, In Fiance. » • . • The worker may have equal or superior rights to bargaining, In fixing the terms of his employment, but the management must have and be free to exercise superiority In bossing the job. —Donald n. Bichberg, /ormer NRA administrator. • • • I suggest ihat we move surely rather than loo swlflly In the building of an International organization which Is to provide a permanent frnine- woik of peace among nations.—Secretary ol the Navy James Porrcstal. » • . « The lesson we must learn and remember nncl never forget Is that it is tulllc lo wish (or peace without providing Ihe methods for keeping the peace.—Rep. Sam Rayburn of Texas. • » • The best test is the fact that our field commanders, Instead of calling tor equipment modeled after foreign models, as they did In the last war, are completely satisllcd with the mnde-ln- U. S. A. weapons.—Service Forces Lleut.-Gen. Brehon B. Soincrvcll. )ur Boarding House wilh Major iJooplc Out Our Way THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1944 SIDE GLANCES : "Those girls in Die crop corps dress cool, sill right, hut 1 I'd be afraid | O wear a costume like that with the fields ^——•--<.,.~.... : . t ....... full of bees I" ".„, THIS CURIOUS WORLD .SYSTEM 15 THE LAR&EST IN THE U.S. ... BESIDES DRAWiNfo WATER FROA\ Tf/V STATES', 17 DRAINS JO, IN CANADA. . DO ALL SALMON DIE AFTER THEY SPAWN r> tlr SFARS FURNISH ONLY ABOUT" OA/£- s/xrn of THE LIGHT OF THE SKY ON AWONLESS NIGHTS/ AURORAL AND ZODIACAL DISPLAYS FURNISH MOST OF THE U-LUMlNATJOM. 6-Z9 ANSWER: Pacific salmon eiie after one spawning. Atlantic ipecies spawn several years Vjefore dying. NEXT: What does the word vitamin .meant In Hollywood BY EKSKINE .JOHNSON NKA Slaff Corresponrtcnl Business managers arc wonderful. Jerome Cownn suirf today, but they ir c also a |>nln in the neck. Almost everybody In Hollywood has a business manager. 7hey lend Ihcir clients aronnrt by the nose, spending and saving their money (or Ihcm. As a successful aclor—you saw him recently In "The Old Maid" ind will he seeing him again soon n "Guest In tlie House"—Jerome Cowan has a business manager. A Rentleman by the name of Charles Walton. Walton, says Cowan, is a character. "A business character and a common garden-variety character." For n lKht years Walton has been ending Cowan around-by the nose. 'For eight years," walls Cowan, 'I've been trying to do Ihe right Ihing. But t never do anything rlclit in the opinion of Mr. Wal- .011." For Instance, there was a house Cownn built. After the hous c was furnished, out drove Walton. 'Did I get a word of 'all—gee— ifcEk«£5re-^ I woteTuR 3 COLUMNS OM A Bftse- J> SEL£ OFFW f QPESTlONi -*—'— vgi O^t^ <™At lu\ ».\ 7 Tfe ANSWER *«*; W ~w£b "iVCe TO RUM 2M> COUPLE OP TO ^^ibs/m^tSU FORECAST/ THERE ^>O Mr^ivj^r * ANGLES TO EXPLORE , VOL) SEE —OH, ^ By J. R. Williams /WES, THET OLD /WILD COW IS GOIM' TO BE MAWW SOME \ O' THESE GEWTUE / V. OWES WILD-- y A I WE'D BETTER X^V^GVT RID o HER; MOT DM __ . LIFE .' WE'VE GOT TO HAVE t I SOME EXCUSE > ', V HORSES ON \ 0"£l$ iT**ff* ' f. .,H" ''I _l*JlV THE 'HOBBV HORSE& ",',>•;.. .'. », ,„ or ,gosh*"? says Cowan.' "Did itf lell me Hint my archilcctur'nl tasU was good and tiiat my wife was an artist when it cnmc lo selecting interior furnishings? No. He said 'Jerry—Isle—Isk _ why didn't you talk lo me before you Unlit. I could have gotten all yonr plumbing at a discount.' My wife took him In to sec our beautiful new drapes. He felt of them, said, 'I don't like pleats' and Ihen walked out." sron, SPORT There's even an argument, Cowan says, every time he ntul Walton have dinner together. Cowan prefers a certain restaurant. Walton thinks the prices arc too high. Say" Cowan: "He sits down, looks at the menu says, 'Tsk—tsk—' and Ihcn orders a glass of milk. He spoils my dinner complaining about Ihc high prices. Then he has n ham- j burger on the way back to the ot- fice." • Cowan wanted lo build a swimming pooj. Walton said no, "You can't afford it." Hut Cowan was determined. A neighbor wanted to buy a portion of Cowan's land. Sale of the land would pay for the pool. Wilhoht telling Walton, Cowan ordered construction of the pool It's half completed. But now the neighbor has decided lie doesn't want to buy the land. "Walton will probably push me right In that swimming pool." says Cowan, "when he discovers it". Coivnn was planting sonic rose bushes one mornnlg. Walton came oil on bii.s.'Wf.s. watched him diR- Bing for awhile and Ihcn said, coldly: "Cowan, you're wearing the trousers of an $85 suit. Yon bought those shoes last week. And half of tliosc roses you've planted are cicad." "That, was all he said," Cowan wailed. "Then he went into the house and cut 510 a week off allowance." CHICKEN CONTROVERSY Cue day Oawiui decided he would raise chickens. "But 1 had learned my hitter lesson' I would talk lo Charlie before I did anything." Cowan phoned him and said. "Charley. I'd like lo raise chickens, t could make dougli by selling the ogfss, kccpln'3 enough for lh e family." "Call you right back," replied Walton. "In a couple of minutes." reporls Cownn, "he was on the phone again. 'Get fl rtozeu Rhode Island Kcds nnd a dozen Plymoulhs. You'll only need three or four roosters.'" Cowan decided to paint the new A Novel By KETTI'FRINGS^ , IIHI, Kriti Kri 11(t »~ni,,(riim«*<, acr,ie«. To T/iosc Who Cnmo In Late- Tills is the story ol what happened to Pinky Harrison after he was JcillctJ in a joxliole. The scene is Heavenly Bend Junction, half-way point between the Earth and Bio Valley. Travelers stay here until they stop looking back to Earth. * • » XVI J^ION waited R few momcnls, then slipped down the rear stairs, watched Emily from the side door. Slic walked up and flown past llic house, twice then started off. lie waited until she was well into (lie middle of the Square, hidden by Ihe trees then hurried after her. He was blushing furiously. "Emily ... excuse me—Miss Kcenan!" "Well! One minute we don't speak at all. The next, it's by our first names." "I couldn't help myself this morning." "No, I know tlml." She decided not to be too hard on him, knew .it was not his fault. She sighed. "Poor liio'n ... so iiral of mai'ch- ; ing and gun-toling." Then she fixed him firmly with her eyes. "So the State is your god, even up here, too." ; "It's not funny, Emily." : "I think it,is. It's odd I missed the secret edition o£ Meiit Kampj." \ "Is there one?" . "There must be, with a chapter 'on LebeHsramii in heaven!" • t Her mockery upset him, and he looked down at his boots,. A hard gleam came into her eyes as she thought of all the years she'd been attacking the Third Reich and had never once thought of this angle. Poor deluded Nazi idiots, creating their god on earth. What could they expect then, when they got to heaven? Except to be put in this ridiculous unnatural position of sitting around waiting for the Deity to come up! Che sat down on a bench and laughed. « . • • "T WISH you wouldn't," Rion tagged earnestly. '.'. cober thought changed her ex- prcrsion. "How did they get in he :?" Rion was embarrassed: "They eame as refugees at first. To prepare the way for him." "To prepare the way for der Kuhrer?" Again Emily laughed "Excuse 'ine, Emily. I believe I'd better go now." She saw on his face, as he stood there in front of her, such genuine anguish that she rose quickly, too. She touched his hand. Her voice trembled a little with pity. "Rion . . . why don't you come over to our housji some night for supper? Tonight!" 'Are you allowed to have guests?" "Are you allowed to come?" Rion thought quickly of what Wagner had said. He could pretend that 'it was to interest Emily and others about theii plau. "I think so." .., . "Seven, then?'* -•liickcn house himself. "I bought the cheapest paint. I'd make Walton proud o( me." Walton came over to see how things were going. The paint was dry and he rubbed Ills finger along the clapboards and inspected the chalky residue. Wal:on shook his head. "Tsk—tsk," he said. "You buy the best in hennery, the best materials for a henhouse, Hie best feed and the best wire. And then you give the chickens cheap imlnt. It won't last. You should hove bought the best grade." Jcrom e Cowan says, 1 "From 'now on I'm sticking to acting." Please Come Home ARLINGTON, Mass. (UP)—Slxly- uour-a-wcek war worker Albert Rortcl appealed to his night foreman for a week's vacation on the grounds that his wife was pinning notes on his pillow asking when he got his next furlough. ha "Surc-but llicrc'n be other Germans there." Ho was EtiU hesitant: "Older ones . .." She smiled: "Don't worry , . . Ihey understand about you younger ones." "I wonder . . , when sometimes dont understand myscll." He looked somberly into her eyes. "Goodby, Emily." * • * f^S she watched him walk away from her, a strange feeling passed through her. Somehow she understood his loneliness, for wasn't she, in a way, lonely her-: self? What was she staying hero for anyway? Why wasn't she ready to go on to Big Valley? She had no dear ones to look back on. Mrs. Johnson and Bclty Allerton, they.' liad their husbands; and Pinky, ills wife. Everybody had somebody . . . but she had always denied family and personal lies. The world had been her family: She had made it her life, her work, her children, everything. She had been proud about it. She had said once, "Even as a child, what the man in the While House said was always more important to me than my father's sniveling remarks about the weather!" She had written a school theme on world politics when she was twelve. i She had spent her life trying to understand tlie world. Rion had spent his trying to conquer it. Somewhere along the way they had both missed. She knew that now ... for as he walked away from her, she saw in his walk and 1 in the way he held his head and the way his arms moved, the Indelible outline of a figure and a personality which might have meant much to her. Perhaps then, this was what she had stayed here for. _ ;<To Be Contained)' Buy Invasion Bonds Spend what you save using Shibley's Best Flour. 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