The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1945 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 5, 1945
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_MONI)AY, FKBKUAUY G, 1945 BLYTIIEVJLLii!. COUHJEK NEWS fexan Would Be Volcano Owner Dallas Business Men Open Negotiations For One In Mexico DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 5. (UP>— fherc's a guy in Dallas who wants 0 buy the new Mexican volcano, ?<irncutin. " The prospective buyer for the up- md-comlng liill of hot rock is F. E. vlorriss, who, vvlion he isn't nego- tatlng for volcanoes, is secretary of he Texas Retail Dry Goods .Association. When the volcano began*-erupting while back, the farmer on whose nd it sprang up, had to move. He vent to California, settling near San 3abricl, to .pick oranges, lie didn't hlnk much of the new volcano, iiostly because it ruined his business n Mexico, and decided to sell Ills and. volcano and nil. When Morriss heard about It the >tlier clay, lie decided that was just vhal he wanted. "There','; nothing unusual about vanllng to buy it, is there?" Morris ranted to know. "I just thought that if this man rants to sell his land, volcano and hen he continued: "I wouldn't pay 1 million dollars for U, of course'' When asked how the Mexican {overnmcnt felt about the deal tforriss said he didn KON W WASHINGTON Washington Sidelights BV PETER EDSON I NEA Washington Correspondent | WASHINGTON.— Vice President. Harry S. Truman tola the 1000 Club that wliou Bob Hnnnegon first ennic to him with the news thnt he, Jftinncgnii, liaci teen offeieti the J)ost of Chairman of the Dcmocrai- Ic Party's Nntloiml Committee, I Truman advised him not to tnke It 'HniinegaJi was then Collector ol Internal Revenue, and Truman told him that was R better job. If Hail' ncsan had listened to Tinman's ! ndvice, Truman himself might not I today be vice president. | • • • ' Sa '« O'Neal, Hannegan's new cll- rector of publicity for the Demo- cralle Party, Is being Joshed a llt- ^ c "ooul tlie unique .service whlcli llc performed to win htm this co- vetcrt position as successor to Clinr- " c Micliaclson and Paul Porter. During the presidential campaign, °' Nc;l1 was assigned to cover Dew- e - v for thc Chicago Sun, which was all-out for Roosevelt. Dcwey E°t . S '!? rwc ? !'"?": soi ,j vhnl col »'" be D , e ,7 , thlm tlwt ollc ot " le ! llen Publicizing his activities should ^ m adc 1>rcss a8cnt for tlle °Pl ' 05 " 10 "' ... ' , T " C ',7 ^ ««*« «po,le, call?.'' !",' thc , Wa . r D'P«t™»t press V™e Pr^Jden! In ri ***** '° ^ ranting to buy thc darn thing, andI - - . loggonc if they didn't want to chip XEW NICKNAMF FOU n on it and make sort of a hold- COLONEL JOHNSON ng company .out of it. For good neighbor promotion, you know," Morris said he's got competition. Office of lion's chief ------ „. Defense Tran-porla- of public relations. , Inland Water^yf^'^ * colonel Johnson was asked what he knew about shipping nnd he said J>e once had a ride in a rowboat The name stuck but in spite of u Johnson went on (o become an assv-tanl Secretary of Commerce, and later a member of the Interstate Commerce Com mission As Fox. nut jesscl explained that ills boss was the, kind of Republican Democrats liked. Ife contributed to Democratic campaign funds, he voted for Koosevclt and by the very greatest of coincidences he produced "Woodrow Wilson" in technicolor in an election year. Opens Course For Vets Going Into Business included, "it cliimce lo buy a volcano is a pretty unusual opportu- lity." Ritzy Old-Time French Riviera Of Hunger ce, el. . UP)— The erang n such high, wide playground of a continent, antl handsome manner that ' Prins nch Riviera, has become thlnks he ought to be called "Speeds i)Mt -" NICE, Prance, Feb. 5. (UPl 'ormer j llc Freiicl France's slnrvalion corner. Aftei' our years of Nazi tincl Kalian oc- :upalion the jicojjle of Nice, Can- IC.H. Toulon and Monte Carlo nre 'acing on c of the most acute food shortages In all Europe. -The trouble is that with transportation tied up as it is, neither ;.ne French government nor the Allied military authorities can do Anything to help. - Official rations are just so many .vords printed in usclcfr, lists. There ire almost no meat, fats, eggs, milk )r potatoes in the area. Black market prices on the rivicra have bcat- :n all records even for Fiance A re-staurant dinner, that is, a skimpy plate of hors d'oeuvrcs. a tiny slice 5f : meat and a few potatoes, cost from six to ten dollars. Racketeers say the food shortage is a justification for selling cans of trailer three-fourths empty. And they have a new brand of .^-called ODT Direcor. however, Johnson lias The lieen operating in such high, wide a ' pure coffee which acUl . iny is mixture of roasted barley and coal jtJSl. Housewives' demonstrate every day jn front of (lie (own hall in Nice. And townspeople recently singed a riot in a theater when a scene in the film "Andy .Hardy Goes to Town" showed a huge platter of caviar and cold salmon police quieted (he mob. But the prefect of (he department banned showing of "The Private Life of boat. • • • YES. IT'S A HELP "Aiiy lessons learned from thc last, election?" Democratic Boss Bob Hannegiin \vns askea as he announced plans for organizing the ™ 4 G congressional campaigns. NO! said Hannegan, "except ihai it helps to have a good candidate." Drexel Knight, one of the candidate,- who ran against Silent John Rankm in thc primary race for congressman from the first Mississippi district last year, writes in to protest n recent statement in this column, lhat outside money was sent, into the district to help defeat Rankm. Knight says he. didn't get any of that money, although Rfln- Kin later quoted this statement in a speech delivered on the floor of tile House. Knight's statement must be accepted, however, and correction is hereby made. In the election. Knight received G78 voles. Ranfcin. got 10,872. * • ' m George Jesscl. in Washington for the inauguration, bragged about hon- he worked for a Republican, Darryl Zanuck of 20th Century- Hy DKNNIS DAI.TON United Vress Staff Corrcspoidcnl CLEVELAND (Ul')—The serviceman who returns from the win- with (he idea of obtaining a GI loan and setting himself up in n small business today can go lo school and figure out (he chances of success, Western Reserve University offers a special course designed particularly for (his purpose under the direction of Prof. Kcniictli Lawyer, an associate professor of marketing. "It Is designed particularly to help veterans who plan for loans to set themselves up In small business establishments under provisions of the Gl bill," university officials said, "nut it is also designed to help civilians who are Interested In settng up Ihclr Own establishments and lo help present owners anil operators who wish to Improve their methods." Intensive Cnuinu Prof. Thomas M. ulckersoii, head of the university's division of business administration, said officals believe the course is unique and that "no other university has offered . a course such as we have here." The course is intensive, lasting eight weeks, anj each class is limited to 20 students who must nil in a questionnaire selling forth his plans, the type of business he wishes to enter ami the exleiil he may wish to expand and develop his business. The student Is expected to obtain much of his information on his own initiative, through his own Investigations and through Interviews with successful Cleveland businessmen. TO help him In obtaining this material, the student is given a workbook, which expands on the original questionnaire. In class (he student reveals the information he has gathered and a Is discussed openly with fellow students and the instructor. The instructors lectures are supplemented by talks from businessmen, government officials and by trade association heads. 'Kssenlial' (o Democracy Professor Lawyer says the student records the information In the workbook to serve as a guide both in the operation of his business or in making up his mind whether lie should take th e step. "Because no great investment, is needed, small businesses are easily entered and easily established," I tofessor Lawyer says. "Their, great problem is continued and permanent existence. The mortality of all business concerns is tragical- "Poor location,, coinpctition changing public tastes, are ever- hiT' U l} ™" is - I» suite of thc high mortality rale, small business establishments are essential to 'a democratic Economy. Operation of small establishments is what the American people usually think of when we talk, of 'free enterprise.' Because -of our interest in free enterprise, we are anxious to see tnat it continues (o work. We are Hopeful that our course become'; a definite contribution to Us success " Henry th c Eighth" for fear of the effect of ils scenes showing thc mountains of food eaten by Ihc , From JllyilKH'llle Airport "Teach me to fly," snlil Seaman William A. Cnrtt'r to Instructor Johnny Fields last Monday. "1 don't have much lime because 1 hin'e to leave Saturday before* my furlough expires." The two climbed into one of the little yellow Cubs nt Municipal Airport and five days later, Friday, the 20-year-old Navy man had completed his eight hours uf Instruction and nmde his first solo flight. "We really put in some Intensive work In that short lime," Fields said. "Hut it just goes lo show thill anyone who wants to fly can learn without drawing out thc training over a long period." Curler, seaman third class, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. It. Carter, formerly of Hlythevllle. His wife, who makes her home here, is the former Miss I-Jlotse Sprndlcy. • * » Things were pretty dreary around the hangar yesterday morning. The weather had everybody going around with IOIIB faces. There wasn't a smile In a mile. It seemed as If everybody would be grounded another weekend by fog, rain und clouds hanging so low you couldn't sec (he wlndsock even from the ground. Hut as the day wore on there was a bright spot or two In the skies and before long tho dmids had disappeared and the sun came out. All the hangar boys were happy and put In a busy afternoon before darkness finally closed in. * * « Pleasure fliers Included Donna Wuiidcrllcli and Garnettc Slocketl. They were passengers of Charles' Rose, who was trying out u new propeller for his Luscombe. Others who took advantage of llui break In wcatlicr to get ln(o (lie air included Cliff Sclmugh, Dr. L. L. Hubener, Cecil Wroten, C. U. Wood Jr.. Claire Miller, Ernest Halscll and Miss Mnrjorlc Perry. I);: George Cone of Osceola lias bought a Cub J-;i, which makes him Hie only loeiil ulrport patron with two airplanes, llc already owned a Lu.scombc. It ' was understood he bought thc Cub for Mrs. Cone who plans soon to resume flying. *• * * Another cnlhiisinsl with a new plane is Harold Sudbury. This one is a Slliison 105, u three-place job which he obtained from an owner al Walls, Miss., airport n few miles south .of Memphis. Thc Stiiison will allow Sudbury two passengers instead of the one which iiis Aeronca would accommodate. * + * Out-of-town fliers stopping over last week included Dan Johnson of Dyersburg who landed here on iiis first cross-country hop. He was (lying a Cub. K, J. Smith of Harrlsoi was flown here on a Business trip by Pilot Clyde Allen of Paycttcvlllc In a Pali-child 24. Arkansas Briefs UTTU: ROCK.-Sliile Trras- uri'i J. VIIIUT Clayton re|ioils u sliilc eusli balance of more th:\n $11,000,1)00. Tills liirlmli'S some 531,000,01)0 In fiisli mill Sll,000,00« In siift liri>]i|n B funds. UTTi.r. 1IOCK.—Slate IMiuU. Olllrcr !. S. rolhinl Inis ii'vokrd (lit |i:iroli> of Joe l.mvls, wnti'iHTiI I" l.tiKuu Counly In Jiimiury, unj, (o Ilirct- yours. Lewis was iurok><\ In l-Vbrimry, ]fll|. PAGE'THREE? 1.1TTI,K nocK.-A iinu.,,, ,cs- Ini'nl, Knrl Kline, Inis brcn liminil uvcr (n Hie fcdprnl Kraml Jury on « rliurcr Quelling niul Irumfrr- rlnii llros witlynul rcrvlvlng u ra- llou rmipvn. • Kline iitaxli-il nut Sillily ivlion nrrnlgnpil Mure II. S. ('uiiiinteloiicr \v. ji. Uanliln al I.llllo li.irh ycMiTita. Milwaukee Chinese Bury VVono lA/'if n Tl ii ft. i J , ^ With Pomp Tfco He D/ed Broke MTTLK KOCK.-U. S. Dlslilrl Attonii-y Snm lltirov has rca». pnlnlfd \V. II. OrcRory as .Ipiiuty «'. S. district nKnrnvy al I.HIIi' Knih. (iri'uory wns aiiiinlnlcddi'ii- uty ilislrlrt uttoriiry In I'm and snvnl iinlll I!IH, «hi>n li» rpsluncd to niaiiagi! former 8cii;i(ur Untile W. Caraway's ram|inl|,'ii for re- iiuniliiuduii. Victim Of Convict's Attack Will Recover PINK [JLUFF, Ark., 1'Vb. f>. (UP) —Mis. F. A. Clay, shot Ihrouijli the head and then beaten by a convict ill Tucker Prison Farm Wednesday morning, remains In a serious condilion ut a Pine Blull .hospital. But doctors say that she will recover, barring comiilicallons. Mrs. Clay, wife of a deputy warden nt Iho prison farm, was shot. (hroiiRh the head ami then bcnlcn with a stove poker l)y Herbert Hollo. Wnrdeti l*e Ilensluc, snys clmi'ijes will be Hied auniust nolle when the oillcoitic of Mrs. Clay's injuries Is determined, llc was servini; six. years for burglary and grand Inrceny. St. Joseph ' Sometimes there's an extra rush en Long Distance Every day, millions of hands reach for the telephone to use Long Distance. Most of those calls go through quickly. . x But sometimes there's a crowd on certain lines. Then Long Distance will say, "Please limit your call to 5 minutes,'? That helps everybody. SOUTHWESTERN »Hl TflEPHONE CO. The Dead Sea lies 1282 feet lower than the surface of the Mediterranean. A regular meeting of lloyal Arch Masons ivlll be held iomoiTow night, 7:30 o'clock, at the hall. The Mark Master's Dcu'l'ec will be eon- tcrreil, it was anuonnced today by 13, J. Allen, hluh priest. Read Courier News Wiml Ads. MHAVAUKEK IU1') - Ch.'.Hlcr 'oni!, n chlni'si' who lived hero '.W years niilll his death, IHIK stinted on (he loiijf trull which eventually will lend him (o u reunion with Ills ancestors. Milwaukee's coiniunnlly held funeral services for the f>l- yenr-old operator or an Importlm; house' who iviw found dead in a Clilou'.o hold room, lint according to Chinese custom, ccnlufles old and more deeply rooted Until » religious tend, no nuilter how fur a (jlilnrsc may wiinilcr (rom tils mm™ IIIIKI, his bones must Ijo re- lurncd lo his ancestral home so I hut Ills «)iil limy be nt |xwc tlmiiiith eternity with IHoM- uf hl.s Tlic fuel thai Wong had no moii- y mill was In debt whrn he died made no ( Hlt(-rcnco to Iiis tileiuls who burled him with proper |)»mp Illltl CCIVIIKIIly, llH'llHtllli; [t procession to (he cemetery In lonij, shiny limousines, Cilllily 'Klisi'il' StirniH' At the Importing house lliere wiw ii plnli' filled, wllh .simill pieces of cinidy on (he counter mid also n bimk, in normal limes Uic plnii! would luivi! iiuuliilncil blls of Chl- brown susnr which Is mil available now. Much frlond look a Piece o[ candy anil ate It. thi'icby nlug and erustiu! Urn bltler- causctl by llu> dealh of a friend. in the book (hey signed Ihclr names and tin; amount of money each would contribute toward the required for a proper funeral. Soon they also had mi additional MS lo pay for n heiidstotic Inscribed with Chinese symbiils. No speeches or prayers were uttered—only a Chinese hull and farewell, and then the procession stalled toward ilu- ccmclery. Thc jjnivc was banked with flowers, Indudlni: a liuy.e blanket tied with orchids from die KimiulntauH, the Ntillnnal parly, which sent (hrc.c niDurners from Chlcngo. NU'lii-l fur Knelt MminUT A man liuldliiK a paper baa, stood near the Rrnvp. Kadi mourner tiled IHisl and took from (ho bag a nickel wrapped In a small piece ot while imjicr. This wits a goodluck omen. Without a word spoken Ihe licxly or C'hcslci' WOMB mm burled to awnlt reunion with his unccstors. exiK'iisive so friends of Ihc dcccns- ed will follow the usual custom here lo wall 10 years after death lo ex- huimi Iho body. 'Hie bones will bo sent to tho homeland In u melal box marked with the Identity of Ihe departed and Iho dentil and health certlllcalcs needed to permit removal from this country al- luehed. Wealthy Chinese In peacetime usually film-t buck to China when they feel death approaching so limy may die at home; others hav- Inii enough money nmkc arrangc- menls for shlpmcnl of the body soon after death. The latter process costs about $100 \vhorcns shipping Uie bones ciwls only $.|'2. Once In every 15 years the Chinese Consolidated llmevolenl Assn. Knltiers (ho bones of its dead members tliroiiBlKiiiL the united Htatc-i •ml arranges shipment to China. rhiil was last done In 1935. Pfc, Arlcy Klnnard wallers, son of Mr. and Mr;,. J. w. Walter* ot I/jne oak community, lia-s- been awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in the Invasion of Southern France last August. A member of the infantry, and overseas for n year, Private Walters Is a member of tho Seventh Army.. He recently mailed thc medal to nls four children, who are 'making their home with his parents white .heir father Is ou overseas duty. Shipping the Ijody lo China In Throe Arrested For Faking Gas Coupons DCTIIO1T. Feb. S (UP) counterfeit nnsoline coupon rliif has beon uncovered In Detroit. 'IVo men nnil a teeii-iiBc youth luivu been taken Into custody i-liai-(iod with prlnthur fake A-H iDons worth over one and n hull million Biillon.s of ({asollne. Ol'A agents together with Brcret Service men seta! Mtko Maltese and his ll-ycar-old son, Louis, to- Bctlicr with Joseph Udldo. The uullvorllU's. ulso conrkcnlcd plales from which llm coupons were hchiB printed. And they nlso found plates thnt allegedly were lo lie used for printing ' lotlcry tickets. rivciHy-lhrcc hundred silk-worms arc required to juiiko one iwund of silk. FOR COLD STUFFED NOSES |2-vlrop3 In taoli noatril Jnpcn cloKKixl now, you Ihronllio iitxr. Cuution: luau only n» Olroolod. IPENETRO NOSE DROPS • Visit Us In Our NEW BUILDING Located at 121 E. Main St. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO, Chrysler Dealer - i'arts & Service lit K, Main I'lionn 2123 1 Recapping and Done l(y VVImlu sole ymir warn footwear (or Whiter ami obtain sturdy wet solus, (rrcally Icngtfien- IIIR tlio shoe's life. H fl LTCRS. ! QUflLlTY^Hpe-SHOP 121. W, MM/IN ST. Vulcanizing The Hawkinson Method "It's MORE Than A Re-cap!" IMTKNTKI)* CQUll'MKNT * * rATENl'KI) - METHOD i, /x>tiB Islond Cily, N. Y. Hottlcr: I'cpsi-Coiii Hot I [ing Co. of Blylhcvilk , ffOW ABOUT IT NEIGHBOR? THIS IS NO TIME TO STAND AlONE ! J 1A THE FARM BUR FIGHTING Your IS he Fair Prices, fair Laws and A Jot/are Deaf A G.OOD FARM ORGANIZATION enables farmers lo work together cffcclivcly for fair prices, laws lh& arc fair to farmers, and a square deal for agriculture. How much can "yt>H do aione? THE FARM BUREAU keeps its membership informed on legislation and other proposals which will affect their business.' Men of ability represent our membership to Congress, the slate legislature, and departments of the federal and slate governments. Thc Farm Bureau has advanced or protected your interests many times in thc past. You can depend upon H in the years ahead. YOU CAN HELP YOURSELF by joining il ie Farm Bureau, or by continuing your membership. 828,000 families in 46 .slates are members. Family membership is $2.50 per year. COUNTY FARM^BUREAU Arkansos Farm Bureau AmericGn^Fanrn'Bureau^ede^i Membership Enrollment Campaign Starts February 2nd i •''•''*•>' —;*'••»<'**»*.•>»*.•, T.v.i...;^ ,, ... .. , ^;.,« J , MODINGER-POETZ TIRE CO. Highway Cl Nurlli 2201 GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service | , Also—Vulcanizing »nd Tire R*p«ir, WADE COAL CO. • N. Hwy. 61 . CEILING PRICES Phcna 12291' NOW LOCATED 107 West Main (Next Dnor T» Oily Super Market) Foster's Liquor Store 1VmSKIb\S—WINKS—LttlUEKS Phono zm SPRING OATS FIELD SEEDS — GARDEN SEEDS SPEAR Poultry, Dairy and Hog Feeds Blytheville Soybean Corp. Df\r\ iif L i _» r>. rti .• .,. _. —_ 1800 W. Main St. Blyffieyille, Phone 856 Full Stocks of DODGE & PLYMOUTH AUTO PARTS and DODGE TRUCK PARTS- We hsivc :t completely equipped service department and efficient mechanics. We service any make car or (ruck. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. 110 W. Ash Enrl Stone, Service Mjr. Fhenc <22 DRS. NIES & MIES . OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS Rectal Diseases a Specialty (EXCEPT CAHCER) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 jClinic 514 Main Blytheville, Ark. • l Phone 2921

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