The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 13, 1944
Page 2
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fAGJB TWO BtYTHEVltLE (AfiK.j COURIER' Fulbrigttt Subject Of Article In St. Louis Newspaper Suridoy Cited as the most v.idcly and favorably known congressional freshman, 3'. W. (Bill) Fulbright, v.ns given a boost toward his goal ttla seat in the United States Senale by 'the St. Louis-Post DIs- l»lch, 'phase Washington corres- I Mdenu discussed the qualifications of the autlior of the one- csritence' resolution i expressing sp- pro\al }f postwar Intel national cooperation In lost Sunday's edition of that^aper. The'-history . of the young congressman's life was briefly revealed. and'Mils background <to hold t!ie office of senate discussed by tlie coriespoiideni Fulbright-.believes M Is.time for Arkansas to be represented In the' senate hy s business man who knows the problems of the Middle West aria at the same time Is informed/'on' national and international "affairs, .Die . article read. His business^ background includes a law degree-from George : Wash lug ion University ,and the handling, of the family's lumber. company, 1 fin Investment company,;-: a ,.'• bottling works, .and: the'- Fiayetteyllle• newspaper. ~He. lives on- a farm near Fayetteyille. 1 ,-,; : :•: ' ., . - If liIs.'c'afe'eK'In the House in an Indication of. future activity, Fill- brighl would soon -. iriake a. name 'for himself |n the senate. Of. all the tufy termers, he . has become the most widely' known for congressional accomplishment, the article continued.' Wher£ Congressman' Pulbright was teaching law at the State University at-Payetteviile he urged his students to go into politics. If they did not? heVwarmjd, :'the American Government >would' get no .belter. . "Most"' a{> the/ faults' in •-, government", he taught,-"can be traced to personnel..-Business,- -because H Is profitable; ; has attracted the smartest people:., If-you can have a good ' government:.—. a reasonable honest and'clean-government with intelligent people -in' It—other, problems will', solve;..themselves" Fulbright took hts own advice after a personal lesson In .the power of local' politics. Elevated to the presidency '. of" the University of Arkansas-iri'il939,at the age of 34, he was ; fired' two years later by Governor Homer Adklns la n :'"spurge"., ef state school officials. The reason for.hts dismissal, Pul- bright says, wns not his administration of uniyersity affairs, but the outspoken e'ditor'lal comment, of his mother".!in her column, "As I See It" in the Faye'tteville Times, owned by :the Fulbright family. Mrs. Fiilbrigrit in her "column said that A,dkin's election to (he 'governorship demonstrated Hint the voters "preferred a backslapper to a statesman." Adkins retaliated by slapping young Fulbright out of office. A year later Fulbright entered Hie Democratic Primary In the Third Congressional District against an Adkins protege and won jy an overwhelming majority. Hie St. Louis paper said. Now, after n term in the House during which he distinguished himself on the floor and In the Foreign Affairs Committee, he is campaigning for the scnalorl.ll nomination. Had Fiilbrlglu been content to remain In the House, lie probably could have been re-p!eded for as many terms as he wanted. Instead \\e chose to enter one of the toughest senatorial primaries Arkansas has ever held the author .raid. His opponents Include the Incumbent, Senator Hatlie W. Caraway, Col. T. H. Barton, president of the Lion Refining Company, Governor Ad- •cins, and Ros'scr Vennble, , Taken for Ride Asks Re-election Cadet At BAAf Had Close Call When Germans Blasted London Marcus fietx Seeking Post Of Prosecutor (Continued from I'age 1) county expense to the taxpayers and from a financial standiwlnt as well as n humanitarian standpoint, this problem should be faced .squarely. Mr. Fictz married Miss Lorraine -Bnidbnrn of Jonesboro, October ]&, 1929. They have two children, Mark, 10, and Jane, 8. Mr. Fletv. is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association and Is licensed l/> practice In the State Supreme Court find (lie Federal Courts, Including the Supreme Court of the United States. "Kept Promises" Mr. Fletz stales: "I have faithfully kept my campaign promises. Each case has been, Investigated carefully before charges were filed. Each defendant has been dealt with fairly and honestly. I have refused to present n case to the. Jury unless I was firmly convinced that the evidence was conclusive of the defendant's guilt. In sortie Instances, juries have not returned verdicts I fell should be returned, but that Is the purpose of our law which guarantees every man a Jury (rial In order that he may not stand convicted upon one man's opinion. I have recommended suspended sentences ami find. Hint my confidence has'been misplaced In' very few cases." Marcus Fietz numbers many citizens of Mississippi county among his personal friends. He is credited by many with having the largest acquaintance of any resident of the seven-county district. His Mississippi county friends and those who do not know Marcus Fietz personally, but know his record, Join In urging his re-election as. prosecuting attorney. Basing his candidacy tor re-election on experience gained as a practicing attorney for 12 years ami on ills record as a public ofltccr: Mni- ciiS'FicU of Joiicsboro iignlii seeks the office of prosecuting attorney for the .Second Judicial District of which Mississippi county is n part. Non-Operative Union To Postpone Walkout • HARRISON, Ark., July 12. (UP)— President L. A. Watklns of the Missouri and Arkansas Railroad says he has received notice from the non- operative brotherhoods on the road that the strike called for tomorrow has been postponed pending mediation. The non-operatlvu union Includes .he shopman, maintenance men and others riot In train service. Watklns snys this announcement does not Involve the operative unions, which Include trainmen, engineers and firemen. Their strike was still set for 6 tomorrow morning. "I KNEW my number was up." That's the wny Aviation Cadet John T. Lewis of Class 44-H, felt that black night In 1942 as he crouched in a doorway In the su- ;nrbs of London and watched a tetmnn tomb score a direct lilt on he building just across the street. "Vcslrec," relates Lewis, "I heard hat big bomb coming closer arid closer and I was positive my luck lad nm out. I shivered as I Iny on ny belly there in the doorway" and louldn'l believe It when the bomb ;xploiled across the road without gelling ;nc." '.Since then," Lewis beams, "I laven't been afraid of the Devil ilmsolf. I figure that if I could ;ome through that close u call I ;an come through anything." Lewis', experience with the bomb :anie on his second Irip to London. 'Ihat was when he was a radio jperator with n field artillery' until in England ami It wasn't his first bombing attack. "We were stationed near Exeter iml Jerry hail a bad habit of coining over there pretty often," Lewis »rlns rcmlntsccntiy. "Then, too, :he first time I was in London the Jcrnmns pulled a raid. That was vhcn I was in Pleatlilly Circus. The only time they came close to ne, though, was in this second trip to the English capital. Lord, uul I was scared," Lewis, n native of Pittsbiirg Pa Altered tlie National Guard soon ^ in n° B 7 du!l(c ' 1 from high school i» 1040. tic wns Inducted info federal service Feb.' 3, !9<|i, ma after extensive training at Fort Mrs. Mary Hatch Dies . Ark., Jiilyvfo. — Mrs. Mary Hatch, 76, was fount dead in bed Tuesday morning ai She suffered n her hom c here. heart attack. Services will be held Thursday afternoon at Pine Log Church ii Jonesboro. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs" Nona Curler of Detroit, and a sister, Mrs. Sallie Gain of Jonesboro Surgical Dressing Work Is Suspended Temporarily The Red-Cross surgical dressing room oil Walnut Street has been temporarily closed because of lack of bandage material, it was announced today. Work will be resumed as soon as the new shipment of material Is received, and announcement of the reopening will be made through the newspaper. Mike your Points count! Buy QUALITY first {VSCG photo from HE A) Our fighters in the Pacific area have taken the Japs for many a ride, but none as amiable as that pictured siboveV A U. S. Marine, one of the conquerors of Saipan. is pictured with a young Jap lad with whom he nrta'de'frien'ds. Bake Better -i?. Pastries ; With Shibley's BestFlour. . . This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! Women's Wash Cl Af|( JLflltli Formerly 3.95--NOW 2.95 Sl/cs M to 'U> Women'; THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1944 Formerly 3.50--NOW 2.95 SOU!) COLORS: Blue, Yellow, Kosr, Uc.l, circen. Sizes 9 to IS Women's SUMMER BAGS Formerly 3.95--NOW 2.95 While ami a Combination of Colors Women's PI.AY SHOES 2.45 to 4.50 \Vliile, Beige, Dluo, Ucrt. The Family Shoe Store 312 M. Main Phone 2342 Meatlc, Md., participated In (he South Carolina maneuvers. While still In Carolina lie wrt-s given a brief assignment to a submarine patrol on ihe const. "I was will) tlie patrol as radio operator and guard (or aljout '•> months," he says, ."but the dirty little Japs "never jsltowed up so I got u chance to go to England. Arriving hv England, Ijnvls Kjient n good 1)11 of time In building supply dumps there and In Scotland He also received more training as a radio operator and was on combat, maneuvers almost all the time. "I didn't have much fun ovti there," Lev/Is asserts, we were too busy getting ready for Hie Invasion. But, I (lie) have the privilege of getting acqtialnted with the English. They're grand people. None of them are heroes. Each just has a job to 'do a;id does H. That's why Hitler couldn't get across." Lewis left the Eiiropean Theater In May, 1Q43, as an aviation cadet and returned to this country for training. Wlthlii /our days after his arrival here, he had married his high school sweetheart mid has hail her with him ever since. That Isn't going to last much longer, however, for Lewis !IOJJM to receive Ills commission and wines In August, and he's hoping for a new thrill then. "I want lo see what's going on In the other theater this time," he grins, "I never liked the Japs anyhow." Honeyctnnp is the name ot a village in Virginia. Btfston Bishop? Archbishop Edward Mooney, above, of Detroit, Mich., is re- porled being considered, by church authorities to succeed the lale William Cardinal O'Connell as bishop o( Boston. Economic stabilization director Fred M. Vlnson estimated that the government spends $1,200,000,000 annually in subsidy payments to hold down the cost of living. Read Courier News Want Acts. NOTICE OF CHANTING OF LIQUOR 1'KKMIT Notice is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of tlie State of Arkansas has Issued a permit, No. 411, to BuforU & C. A. Martin to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as JI2 W. Main, Blythevllle, Ark. This permit issued on the 1st day of July, 1944 and expires on the 30lli day of June, 10t5., Buforct & C. A. Mnrtin By Buforci Martin, Partner Permittee. 1,6 & 13 Five women recently started to work in Topelca, Kan. These were tlie first women to be employed jn the shops, J. H. Armstrong, shop superintendent, announced. H OW TO RUIN DRESSES AND LOSE FRIENDS TTS tragic how some gitls lose their *- fnencts and ruin ilieir dresses because of perspiration odor and stains, And (here's no excuse for ii. It's eaiy i u save dresses, it'swj>ici save friends. Use Arrit!, the new cream deodorant cliai helps keep your armpits dry and removes the odor from perspiration. Arn'd is safe and dependable for ihese/ir reasons: 1. Arrid docs nor irriutesJan. Docs not tot dtesses or men's sliins. *|. 2. Prevents under-arm odor. 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