The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 17, 1944
Page 3
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MONDAY, JUI.Y 17, JBLYTHEVILLIB <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Speakers Visit South Arkansas Fulbright Ends Tour At-. Pine. Bluff Monday; Barton At El Dorado LITTLE ROCK, July n. (UP)— With only n week and one day remaining before the preferential primary In Arkansas,, the candidates are making their final sweeps through Iho hinterlands In search of votes. . Without- exception, the major candidates have scheduled long speaking tours, some taking In as many ns 25 counties; A great deal of attention Is being paid this week to south Arkansas. Looking • first at the senatorial race, Representative J. W. Fuibright travels through eastern and southeastern towns tills week, ending the lour at Pine Bluff next Monday. Governor Adkins sweeps through more than 20 counties in his stretch drive, making a major radio speech Thursday over a state radio network. Colonel Barton, rejoined by his Grand Ol'• Apry show, goes to Texarkana tonight and speaks throughout southern, and southwestern Arkansas during the week, ending at fcl Dorado Monday night. Senator Caraway speaks at a picnic at Sparkman tomorrow and takes In the Old Soldiers Day celebration at Star City in Lincoln county Friday. The rest of the time she will be at, southern towns. In -the governors .race, Bryan Sims opens today at Hope and races a--disconnected schedule of long jumps about the state. He will appear at Little Rock Wednesday night. : Dave .Terry speaks tonight, over KUOA at Slloam Springs and remains In northwest Arkansas mast of the first half of the week. He goes. to Blythevllle Friday and ...'spends the weekend In the northeastern section. •• Ben Laney has a 19-counly schedule ahead of him which will take him through the southern tier of counties, ending Saturday night at Camden. AEP personnel-tops .the number of servicemen on active overseas duty in 1918 by 1,600,00. • Heads Red Gross D.-Basil O'Connor, above, longtime friend and former law partner of President- Roosevelt, is the new national chairman of the .Arnerican Red Cross, having, been appointed by the President (o,succeed the late .aw** JNoiman H. Davis Poljticbj Announcements TSe Courier. News Hat btes tu thorizeil to Rnnounoe the foUofrti caridldaclw_:iub]ect to th» Demo- craHc primary In Auput: ' STATE KEPRESENTAT1VK ' J 'ALENE WORI>' (Tor: re-election, Post No. 2) • " "W. J: WUNDERLIOH (for re-election, Post No. I) "" J. laEE BEARDEN .{for re-election, post No. » LUCIEN K. COLEMAH Z/0. "GENE" FREEMAN " (Post No. 4) PROSECUTING ATTORNEY - 3VIE 0. SPENCER MARCUS FIETZ (For Rs-election) 1 i. -.JAMES C. HALE BHKRIFF AND COLLKOTOB HALE JACKSON (for re-election) W. W..(BUDDY). WATSON COUNTY TEEAStJREE K. B. (SKEETJ STOUT MI88;DELLA PUBTLE COUNTY JUIJGR ROLAND QREEN (for re-election) DWIGHT II. BLACKWOOD WHCUIT COURT CLEKK HARVEY MORRIS (For re-election) COUNT! CLEKK 1 T. W. POTTER (for re-election) HOME, FROM DIEPPE By Sergt. Everett Ogfcsby As Told To Menno Ducrksen Canadians In Chains . xvn 11 was four months after Dint, operation, when Die .spring of 19-13 was in tlie air. before I really bejjmi to recover. At Dieppe 1 lnul weighed 1G5 pounds. Now I weighed less than 100. Doctors still looked at me sadly, shaking their heads. How 1 had managed to-live was beyond (heir comprehension. It was also beyond mine. But I was alive and I was grow-«- _ ing well. When I could walk they ... . • wilt me from the hospital to the Ullt!1 , he sees men placed tu circular prison camp where I found ,'"„",""? b>lcM , ns ',' lcs< : "°\ s wcrc lliat not only Ihe wounded men £ " c ™' ,. 1( ? milkc llfc Hwanle, to had their troubles. I found my ?'\ ul tlwlr German captors, these Canadian comrades In chains. ,,° ls beca '» c . ™ - s| 5' and-clever ns the proverbial faxes. An Illiislra- tioh Is the lengths to which Ihesc boys went to brew their ten. The Germans, furnished no tea but meager supplies of this precious substance dl cicome through In the lied cross packages. But even this tea was useless without heat to cook It. Since the fuel for cooking furnished by the Germans was never adequate, th e men went to all sorts of tricks to boll their tea. They felt, that the great boost In morale and the general feeling ol well tjelng the ten afforded, was worth it. To know the British lea hoiiml is to understand this. Fuel E-Yom Taper Scraps 1 saw mcti cooking tea with tiny will) their shaving. After a man hod begun slmylng from his bed nnd K' a <> once punished It was difficult for the. NMls to determine further shaving, from one day U> the next, .so slight wns-cBeh flny's whittling. .•• ' ; " Some of the men finally whittled almost hnlf of their beds nwny und .0 compensate for the loss of their Mils, tlie men resorted to flnother trick. The-cord binding the Red CroSs'parcels wat: heavy nnd stout , The men began -hoarding the stuff uul weaving hammocks 'from Iti A iiniiunock not'only allowed'a ninn lo escape the discomfort' of ! his hard boards, but nlso left his'- discarded bed lo be wiildlcd upon. Between the Canadian and German governments there hid arisen one of those unexplainable disputes concerning treatment of prisoners. The Germans accused the Canadians and Hie Canadians accused tlx> Germans. Of course, tlie <_ rt matter was ne\cr p ' really settled. To (he Canadian prisoners of war It meant chains. At first it had been cords. The Germans had bound the men's hands behind their backs, sometimes even using cord from the Red Cross parcels until some men . . .- -„...., , .. were in danger - of -losing .their bllrn longer. Then, one man would hands from-blood congestion and. no 'd a tiny tea pot in his hands infection. Only after British doc- wllilc several others: would alter- tors warned that they would'not imlc holding their Illtle 'strips of be responsible for the consequences,' Burning paper underneath: some- were the'cords removed. They sub- j "'lies, if the paper save out before slitutd shackles Instead. ('he tea boiled, well at least it was Men lUmovc Chains . . jwarm. . From their bed boards-the men TOMOKKOW: More prison llfr. Wi(l Attend Convention Of Ginners This Week fugitive's Wife Was Informer, Police Explain CHICAGO, July n IU1'>—Tears welled In the eye.s of two hardened Chlciigo co|M us Ilioy died to sc|>- aruu> -la-yeiir-old Joseph Jablon- from his hysterical wife. The policeman wonted to got Jablonski into ilie cur which would speed film bnck to his prison cell from which lie lui ( | ewapert 11 years ago. Mrs. jutitonski screamed a( tlie "dirty scoundrel" who hud turned In her husband. Neighbors vainly attempted to prove Una Jaljloiukl was a good fiither and u vood neighbor. , However, the. law ln.vl.slpd Unit his debt (o society be pidd tn full— strips of paper torn from cigarct packs which came from the Red Cross. They would twist the liny sll ' los of paper tightly, to make it Mr. and Mrs. Oliver and two sons, Earl I'rlde and Oliver Jr., and Mrs. B,''C. Palton will left 'yesterday morning for Hot Springs, where' Mr-. 'Coppcdge .will nttend the 21th annual meeting of Arkansas-Missouri GIntiors' Association, which convene.? In the-Arlington Hotel,; today nnd Tuesday. They will- be Joined there loler by Mr... Pattoli. 1 .- ;..•'. • 'U. 11. dress of.-Little'' Rock, secretary, 'declared this will be a "War conference In every sense of Ihe word." '•-.. . . \- .:-.",-.-', '>'•-'••. •' •'. John B. ; 'Roberts- 1 ! of-r Memphis, president of. the a&socliillon, will im-csidivand'addresses'wlll be made b;» lenders In;;the,cotton industry throughout the-' nallon. 'Officers wilt be elected 'and: resolutions adopted at Tuesday morning's session. . • ... . • ; • their irons off they were punished, bitter blow to -i A person can never know how Canadian. The resi'i'itVas deep lhe..Tesources ; or man can run men only became more that the skillfu 1 GOOD NEWS For Piles - Colon Sufferers Learn facts about Rectal and Colon troubles; also associated ailments as Indicated.In the chart. THEATRE Thursday Night, July 20,11 p.m. ADMISSiON:35 c T6:ALL Plus Feature Leiigfh Spook Ticlurc NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may bt ruining your property. Call me fo, check-up without cost or obligation. EAT8, MICE AND ROACH CONTROL GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP E. Kentackr ZSM You may now have a copy of a I new 122-page book by asking for it: with a postcard or letter. No obllga- j lion so write today. The McCleary Clinic, D722 Elms Blvd., Excelsior Springs, Mo. ! We Will Pay Up To CEILING PRICE For Good, Clean USED CARS Loy Eich Chevrolet Co. Phone 578 ' The'splder 'family h'as 'B3 known members; divided Mntp -two'. groups, oiie linvlng one pair' of lungs, the -- - ' other-two:- 4 , l"Ar,B t'l'xf KKh, bund and lite of/lc'cra'virtually had to draR her away from Iho walling police car. i As the cnr drove off, Mrs. Jnbton- ski became even more violent In her tlrude against the person who had "Mnicalcd," , M' Mrs; ' iJablonskl'.i screams 'iiclied ; their highest pitch, n crowd gathered, Us .sympathy deep mill sincere. • •• i ."/ •-, < \ . . ..•_. Then, i>ollcc Cfl|>tnl» Wills c«|i- will stepped forward to explain. Ves.'ho said; someone hud scmcaK'd on Jublonskl. A wonmn, it wiis. Tluu woman—Mrs. Jcsepli .Inbloii-- Bkl. ' . ' .-. /., .. ") nii^ tired," she tolil police, "of llvhig like I'd.'' beast—always hunt- React Courier News Wont Ads, MORE FLAVOR, MORE SIZE I? 4T S PEPSI GET WISE ' feiut-Coia Company, Long Island City, N. ]'. *•"• .. -.-. . . 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