The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 18, 1944 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1944 WACs In France Learn To Shoot Girls Not Equipped (, ) With Firearms But J Practice Anyway SOMEWHERE, ON THE CHERBOURG PENINSULA, July 18 (UP) —The first WACs have lauded In Prance and are working 20 miles behind the battle front. Trained, as one WAC puls It, "to shoot sort of mildly" nnd carrying shovels to dig fox holes In event of enemy raids, thc group of 49 en- Ilslcd girls nnd six officers arrived In Normandy on a Iroop transport on Baslille Day. Tlie group Is commanded'by Capt. . Isabel B: Kane of Tacoma, Wash., « former dancing teacher. First to set foot on French soil was 1st Sgt. Nancy Carter of Char- loHes'vllle, Vri. Thc Gfs grdeated the WACs with cries'of'• "Here come the morale builders," And French villagers .Cheered as they drove through nag decorated streets. Tlie girls blvouaced in parks and were warned against picking roses or knocking at strange doors as n precaution against booby trails They practiced shooting in cas c of emergency but they were not equipped with firearms. All are clerks o:- secretaries with the exception of one jeep driver United Press Correspondent Dudley Ann Harmon landed with the WAC.s, and she reports' that the first WACs to set foot down in Normandy consider life at the front as 'relaxing; 1 after the .robot bombing of Britain.. ; Actually (heir life is rugged. German snipers still lurk in tlie neighborhood and the girls are ordered never to walk alone. Fields and ronrts are mined and the WACs stick pretty close to headquarters. ' / i^' P ' Cc "' rcs Ponrient Harmon says fjsyto WAC cooks stepped up to one f*^eary, OI who said, "it sure is nice to see you women. I've been work- Ing over this stove for 48 hours , without a break." The girls say their first interest Is backing up the boys to win the war. Intt come the day when .the Nazis have been beaten, they plan an Invasion of their own. Their destination is ' Paris nnel their objectives arc n pretty dress una a bottle of French perfume. Temperatures High Atlanta 1GO Augusta 98 Birmingham ...100 Charleston 93 Charlotte . .'....]... 95 Chattanooga 100 ' Chicago 83 Cincinnati \ 90 Denver . grj Detroit ~:.'.:'.':'. 81 Jacksonville .'....-.. 95 Kansas City ...'.I....... go Macon ...'','.. .:.:.'.loo Memphis . 98 Miami .'. jjg Monigompry.,-!.... .100 New Orleans ... 9C jt-^cw York .; 83 T San Antonio ,.... fjg Savannah fa . '........ 100 Tampa . .." 93 Washington' 85 Dallas ; ^102 Houston 103 Jackson . .;...... 102 Little Hock 99 Shreveport 101 EPSON IN WASHINGTON Trade Bloc, Argentine Aim Low • 73 74 eg •M 12 S6 6 63 63 64 76 '72 74 72 73 76 65 JILYTHEVJLLE .(ARK.), COUKlBB NEWS BY PETER EDSON Courier News Washington Correspondeiri owners, the native Argentines wlio hold the We estates, to mntnlnlu their properties mid prevent tlicm .„, .. , ~--r — -— eres mi preven Wlilc the dictatorial power In being broken up into smaller fiu-Hs tile Argentine today Is seated In ft This conservative desire of tlie rich kCP Ule ° W °" lcr b nlnnifcst '» ' present irovorn- union i , , Is not entirely , tllc decl ' ccs of military ment banning strong nationalist movement, sparkp^gcd by men practlcany ST d Z'a LT oi«l£ iinknntfit <» *!,«, rr.,n,,,i o »,-,*„„ . _ '^"^"-niiy ULCldi unknown. In the United States. To .mderstaV^tef th*~m«de- clothe ' ftu" hoT o* Th c Calhl In-lhc-Argentlne brand of nation- ollc cJmrcli. wl ' built up by foreign capital ..«, i i „ ' • ' ---- ° ~«t-.*... , ,1 . luuu miMs oughl,. 60 per cent British, per- ttonaltstn, Is (he haiK 2H nr-r pnnl Amr>rli-ai> Ihn r^cl 1,111^.'.. ', .... A second basis for development of nationalism In the Argentine lies lu the desire M the old land- Sealhwatte, in the Lake District of England, has an average rainfall of 154 inches. Politicbl Announcements Tte Courier New« fia« bt«n »n- thoiized to announc* the foUowlmif candidacies, tubject to th« Democratic primary in Auiuit: STATE REPRESENTATIYX ALENE WORD (for re-election, Post No. J) W. J. WUNDERLIOH (for re-election, Post No. 1) J. LEE BBARDEN (for ra-election, Post No. 1) LTJCIEM B. COLKMAH E C. "GENE" FLEEMAN (Post No. 4) • PKOSECUTING'ATTORNEY IVIE C. SPENCER MARCUS'FIET2 ' (• (For Re-election) ' JAMES C. HALE SHERIFF AND COIXXOTOB . HALE JACKSON : (for re-election) W. W. (BTJDDY) WAT8OW . COtTNTT TSEA BCREB R. B. .'(SKEET) STOTTT " MI63 BELLA PORTLJJ COUNTI nroai ; ROLAND GREEN (ior re-election) DWIGHT a BLACKWOOD CIRCUIT COURT- CLEJUL HARVEY MORRIS ,•. (For rt-electlon) CODNTI CLEBK , T. W. POTTEB (Jor re-election) politico) parties, abolblilrig Con- y n- gress, banning nil religious eduen- ,„, rie com- A;third basis for Argentine na- of » nm- OI ule 11111- ^pntrlols of the country (o not only lln haps 20 per cent American;' the rest scattered German, Italian ami mlll , e .„, Argentine not onlv Ihp French, according to a recent study strongest of the InUn-A Irlcan made by (tie FVjrelgn Policy Asso- -''-•-- • • Laim-Ameucan elation. Since the war began, this balance has .shifted. British holdings have been disposed of to an unknown but large. degree to finance the war. American holdings have been Ingreased. But all these foreign holdings, however distributed, have given (lie Argentine nationalists a nnlura) rallying ground to overcome the domination of foreign capital and build'up an "Argentina for the Argentines." After the military coup of a year ago, the Argentine government actually put Interventors, .or supervisors, In the offices of many of the leading ' foreign-owned corporations. There have been a few reports of actual expropriation. On July 27. 1943. supervision was assumed over several U. S. companies technically accused of violating price laws—Ford, General Motors, Goodyear. Firestone, Machelln, and International Harvester. On Sept. 8, Dec. 10, and May 13, Argentine police took control of subsidiaries of the . American and Foreign Power Company, operating street railways and public utllt- " es - ' i: I'll! LANDOWNERS WANT STATUE Quo 850 Children Attend ' P/oygrounds Lojt Weefc Curving nnlmuls busied clilklreu ultciiilliij; Lnngc School Plnyground lust week, mul tiiLs ivcek they will build cages to house their toys. To Im-lUcr the well-rounded entcrtnln- inent olfcreil the yomicstcrs, n new croquet set hns been nddcd to the plnygroiuid equipment, Mlss ! Mnry Oiillnw, ]>lny director Ht the Lnngc plnyground .uiiiioiinced. Altcndnucc nl tlie three white playgrounds stood• nl 850 Insl week, food evidence tlmt Hie children nrc llndlng enjoyment nl the ))lny- grauntls located nl Walker Park avid Central and Siulbury school grounds. The weekly I'lny Day wns held Filduy nl Central with Hie following winning In the gnmes nml contests: deck tennis, Dennlc Gentry nnd Biicltly Uggcll; croquet, Ann Hlndmiui uiut Dotmu Sue Gore, winners tu the younger group, Kjul Buddy Liggett nnd Mnry Jo Union, winners In the older group; hor.se- shocs, A. J. liook, Bonnie Gentry,' nuddy LtgBCtt, and Mi\ry Jo Enton; cliockers, A. J. nook. i, They Like Mysteries Mystery stories nro the countries, but to group about her I lie neighboring countries of Bolivia, Chile, aivi Paraguay In a close customs union which might also Include Brazil, Peru, and Uruguay. ^Thc strength of such n union, HI could be effected would be vast M j-. lKl ,- „„...„ „..,„ natural resources In copper nnd tin,, reading matter of military nnd cl- nrugs, livestock and grains. The 1 , villa) personnel ol Ihc BAAP Ihcsc economic weight which such a 1 - • union could swing In dealing with Europe and the United States is, by no means small. AS a poslivar factor It might provide a principal problem and much of thc danger In dealing with this peculiar, nmde- in-lhe-Argentine brand of •nationalism. IT'S NOT JUST A FLASH IN T1IK PAN The Argentine situation, in other words, Is no mer c upstart revolution of a bunch of swaggering young military hotheads, but a really tough International political problem. How much of thc present Argentine nationalism Is Axis dominated or master-minded Is a mii's- tion which no one can answer. But it does have all thc trappings of the European variety of dictatorship-Congress disbanded elections positioned, local democratic government done away with for federal military government, freedom of spcccli and of thc press abolished. What the United Stales government faces Is Ironical — we have driven out the Nazi influence In all of Latin-America save the Argentine—only to find thtu we have to deal with a still more potent variety of new world Fnsclsn* springing up in thc southern lip •of th c Western Hemisphere and callable of growing. . . ONE COOKING] GALLS FOR ANOTHERl Todny, cucli ingredient used fit jour cooking ^ takes (Mi (lew import^ uiu'c. Unexcelled qunh. ty is rcijnlmi for^dnio nml nil, Tlmfs why gofl'J cooks clmusc HiunKo, Oklahoma proclaimed Mother's Day two years before it was recog- nb.cd nntlonnlly. Individually Yours for Natural Hearing ANNOUNCEMENT The Aurex Corporation announces that Gladys Barham Tant will hold a HEARING AID CLINIC at 204 Ingram Bldg, BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. TaVa advtmlage of the clinical facilities for consultation on any hearing impairment problem and inspection of inslru- mcnls. Users of all types of hearing aids ort invit-'l. Ralter- ies availobte for all hearing aids. Oemomlralion will be made of the Aurex in;' .- ', par- licutarly wilh relation to hearing aid for the mare diffieul! cases. Audiomeiric charl of your remaining hean.-~ r-3_': ' 'ilhout obligation. G. C. HEARN, Factory Representative July 20 & 21 9a.m. to 9 p.m. Daily AUREX, BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. 204 Ingram Bldg. Now Available In Book Form- HOME, FROM DIEPPE A complete account of thc experiences of Scrgt. E«reW Oglesby, Manila, Ark., ivar hero, one of thc first American* lo flrht on the continent of Europe in this war. Serving with the jfaUanl old Essex Scottish Regiment, ho was wounded at Dieppe, spent 14 months In a N'azt prison alirt finally tras repatriated. Permanently disabled from Ills wounds, he has returned (o Arhaawis after betas honorably discharged from the Canadian Army. Every American will want to read this absfcrblnt story of courage and patriotism. While they lost—a limited number of special autographed copies, mailed anywhere postpaid. Only $1. : SEND ORDERS TO SERGEANT OGLESBY % Courier News, BlythevlHe, Ark. Labor and Capital ' Will Have Equal Rights Based ; , ', On Mutual Co-opera Ho'n With '" ! BEN LANEY AS YOUR GOVERNOR : —Political Adrertisciiicn! OR.P£PP£f?/ 50 THAT WAS THE SWPRISE YOU BRIAJGW& HOME/ FARM LOANS —No commissions to pay on the highest per acre farm loans available in Northeast Arkansas or Southeast Missouri. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 l»ys, no (ho Special Service Office JiW'Just pHi-chnscd n ot the latest wlKKlun-Us" for the Post Llurnvy iss Sunshine Uoj'rt, HDrnrliin, »n- lounccd todtiy. Included In this group nrc: "Ensy ner; Olnlsllu "Assignment In Coxc; "World's Jicsl Mys- les," uu|>py; "Scetnu is l!e- Dlxou; "S|)l)l Hie Jnckpot," , A. poos To Ti'lul," Cliwl- A, Cooks A Goose." Climi. nor; "Mistily lilocklicnd," Orubcr; "Hod Hiii-vest," "Dnln Cm'so", and "Mullcsl Fnlcoj)," by • Hnniiiiclt; "Talcs ot Terror," KitfloH; "Another Dny 'Toward Dyinu," Murlell; "Bishop Jr tcr Murdc A sntnll self ' wlU) 1 Van Dtae x .f BuVmud» *fllh (coVew It- IT'S A QUESTION OF A POLITICALLY- CONTROLLED GOVERNOR OR BEN LANEY 22 YEARS OF FARMING AND BUSINESS EXPERIENCE 1922-27 BEN LANEY (Jompletes College (Jotirse After Service World War ! — Works in Hank — in Karniinn, Drug Husiness! Acivc in Ki- \vauis Club' l,eniun, Civic Afdiirs! A Taxpayer! 22 YEARS ON STATE PAY ROLL 1922-27 The Slatehouse Political Candidate 1927-1932 BEN LANEY Farmer, DniK mitl Hnrilwme Store Owner", Cotton (linncr, Land mid Timber Dealer, Audi Dottier, Oi^Opcralor. Active in Rotary, Legion, G'hurdi and Hoy Scout Work. A Taxpayer! 1932-37 BEN LANEY / Depression Years! Kiirm nod Timher Activities. Auto Dealer, Drug, Hardware, Dry Goods -: Merchant, Oil I'roiiudion, Mayor of Canulcn.; Active in jftolnry, Legion, Red Cross, Jnfnntjlc Paralysis,,' Hoy;',Seoul and Church Movements! '"'' • - l • ••••••" A Tiixiiaycr! \ 1937-1944 BEN LANEY Siitcessfiit DiisincH.s IMiui, r«rmin(r Livestock Raising, Aiilo Doalcp, Drujj, Goods and Hardware In I ores Is, Director, of Iknk . . . Mayor of Curmlen. Ac-live in Church, Community C'licsl, Hoys' Work, Ko- tnry tinil War Hotttl Drives! ;tnd Dry i •8 I j Keeps Hoohs for State DepiirlinciiliU-Keeps "In fJood" Wiih Ailminlslintfonl 1927-1932 The Sfatehouse Political Candidate Slill Keeping Hooks on TuxpayurV 1'ny 1932-37 The Sfafehouse Political Candidate Kullsl Safely Kiilrcnelicd on ytate Pay 1937-1944 The Sfafehouse Political Candidate A Taxpayer! STILL Keeping Hooks at State Expense? 22 yeitrs of piling up' political obligations on,, Taxpayers' money, mid cannot administer stulc affairs for (he general welfare, but will have (y consult the Bosses and his present iiilminislriition backers. BEN LANEY Offers P R A C T / C A L Economy Measures ... Freedom From Political Obligation or Pressure ... Farm- lo-Markct Roads . . . Real. Educational Improvements . . . Workable Co-operation Rclwcen Labor and Capital . . . Definite Aids lo Livestock Program .. . an Honest Deal for the People Who Really Own This State—the TAXI' JULY, 1944 The Statehouse Political Candidate AYERS! Offers PROMISES of Economies H e Has Had 22 Years in Which to Recommend — Allegiance to SEVEN , Different Political Administrations .. . ffis Candidacy Results horn High Slate Officials Who Don't Want Their Apple-Cart Upset and bij Certain County Officiais WK6~ Fear Auditorial Reprisals if Their" Opposition is Outspoken! The People Want No More Politically Dominated Officials-They Want a Real Executive! That's Why NEY is the MAN for Governor!

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