The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 20, 1944 · Page 10
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f FACE TEN JSLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.). COURIER NEWS Shell Misses LuxoraMarine At Gloucester OAKLAND, Calif., July 20 —Al- Inough he dodged plenty of bombs on Guadalcanal and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Marine Corporal John Wesley Rodgcrs, 30. of Route 1, Luxora, Ark., saw his luck run out last March 3rd at Gloucester when lie was Injured In the foot. Rodgers is now at the U. S. Naval'hospital here for treatment A mechanic with a Marine motor transport unit that server! In the Guadalcanal campaien from 0-dnv August 7. 1942, until the following December, and then at Cape Gloucester from the original Lenlli- erneck landings in December unltl he was evacuated because of his foot Injury, Corporal Rogers hart one narrow escape. "One day I got Into my foxhole In n hurry when the Japs opened .Up on us," Rogers said. "They were firing some pretty big shells a( 115 and we were really hugging lint ground as steel fragments were flying everywhere. "Suddenly I heard n sharp sound and looking around I saw a shell fragment had gone into one of tlie sandbags I had In my foxhole and It missed my head by indies," he concluded gratefully. During the Guadalcanal campaign the Leathernecks had a full time job keeping their trucks in running condition. A son of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Rodgcrs, of Luxora, Corixiral Rodgcrs cnl(sted tn August 1940. In civil life he was 'To the Victor,,/ | BOOST ' An Old Blythcvillc ' Boy James C. Hale For Prosecuting Attorney Qualified and Experienced Ice Needi Shrimp Industry Conncrs Face Burden Of Saving Gulf Coast- Catch This Summer NEW ORLEANS, July 20. (Ul'i — An Ice shorlfiijc Is nijniii llircatcDiiii! lie sin Imp industry along the; Gulf Coast. Cnrlton Crawford, of Pulu- clos, TCXHS, president of the Ndtlori- ixl Shrimp Gamins Association, suid lore yesterday, "The Ice situation cftrs as critical (his year us II vns lust wn.soii iiiul II nwy be even worse. This means Unit Uio cnniiiTs nay have mi culm burden placed on them Iti nn effort to save the cnteh." Louisiana's cniistal waters produce iO per cent of the nation's shrimp mid 50 per ceiil of Die luitlon'.'i canneries arc In this area, H Is lire- dieted Hint 000,000 eases valued at THURSDAY, JULY 20, 19-1-1 f - ^ to- f ,JS •^H. JS.?-;* .. w -*" i^*£ Figliting in France Is tough, but it has its compensations, Syt. Vernon Fichrcll of Los Angeles, Calif., discovers. He's pictured taking a drink of French cognac, recaptured when Nazis were cleaved out of gun emplacement i t , near Cherbourg airdrome. in ro.'iii construction work Plant roots can be kept coo! nml moist by spreading loose straw oil llic garden after \vtUcring. 4% FAR LOANS —No commissions to pay on tho 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 Mustang Pilot From Missouri Is Awarded DSC AN EICIHTU AAP FIGHTER STATION, England, July IS—The Distinguished Flying Cross has been presented to dipt. John Ij. England, son of \fr. and Mrs. B. H. England, COO Jjiurant Ave., Ca- ruthcr.svillc, Mo. Capl. Giigland, a P-51 Muslang flight cominandci' In Col. Donnld W. Graham's Eigllth Fighter command group, received the lilgh award frojri Brigadier General Murray O. Woodlniry, combat wing commander, at a recent ceremony $7,200,000 will be funned this year. Crawford was re-elected president of the group at the meeting here. Other ofljccrs named are John Mavar, Jr., Biloxl, first vice-president; T. n. llolwjinbe, lloutnn, second vice-president; Miss Leonora Dc- cners, New Orleans, secretary-treasurer, nnd J. w. Hopkins, New Orleans, general counsel. AAAAAAAA _^H§ron3zpnzns, VVVW VVVV r iess E ":^ INTERNATIONAL'S processed feed a a lurj bet for wise hog-raisers. It is scientifically blond- cc), and confaini sufficient profems, vitamins and minerals in flio right proportions <o provide your hogs with tho right nutrionls for fast growih. For greater profit in pork production. INTERNATIONAL Hog Feed builds bone, musclo and growth, producing moro pounds of pori, dollar for dollar, than tankage, oil meai, or mill feeds. Slop in and order your supply today. BUY NATIONAL ffffl 1 WPX|O0tf-M1l.lJqN BAGS ALREADY ilSOLPi.. '.iiv^THfY MUST BE GOOD" W NT N/ NT NT S il II I I ;• i i i In which 29 other flr-liler pilots were similarly decorated. The ti- .iillon read: "For extraordinary achievement n aerial flight over enemy occu- ilcil Continental Europe, 'ilie skiil- '»! and zealous manner In which .liesc officers sough I out Ihc cni>- ny and engaged him, their devotion duty and courage under all condilions sew as an inspiration o their fellow flyers. Their actions on all these occasions reflect tlie ugliest credit 11(10(1 tlK'inwlvc.s and .lie Armed Forces of tlie United Slates." C'aiit. Knsjlaml lias destroyed wahl and owe Jmlf Nazi plane/; to become- one of tlie lending pilots In Col. Graham's high-scoring WHIP. H 0 has named his Mustang "You've llatl H." K\\mi on N'avy Knots CI.EAHF-1ELU, Utah (UP)_Pay Cleric Herbert Sain of Uio Clciirfleld naval supply depot can tic—expertly—10 knots used by the Navy, past, and pri'.wnt. Allhooush a naval veteran o[ Tunisia, Sicily and Salerno, Sain learned lo lie naval knots loius before he joined the service—in /act, 11 was at tli e age of six, from his father, who was a marine engineer. Read Courier Hews Wont Aas MOIOLME HAIR TONIC iARGEBOTTLE-25< Men, Women! Old at 40,50,68! Get Pep Fes! Years Youfiger,Fuliof Vim I»C[>II)UK nil wild O>tJiO* uiwiwl lit is bat a Jllllu ill do. (,'uiULtlru ccr.rral 4iF--liy (todies I »y^ruii W.!H rvtu-r <i, 7 l ( y Oodles W: Iron I'ali-LMui iilsitjilimi 1 , Vluinlii H|. Inlrutliictury rU»'o»tr><s Time T.ibMs o-'ily ^. r ,c. \Vlir Jwl «l*)t St^it [tvllii^ i".'i'[>!*.r saii }'gu«E.'tf ( tt'la Very day.., v At at) Urux' itft?il everywhere — \$ { , at Kirby Druf. From Report of Bill Fulbriyht Opening Speech ighi Denial Comes ii AII Ifl I H 9 II 5k f* if • E$ U V ISI i II K •» £2 v il • These Reproduced Newspaper Clippings Speak Louder Than the -Candidate's Disclaimers! Arkansas Gazelle, July 1, W-14 F »jf\s' r ft tr Ba a ui» '-t «tnuv ^ f -*- v \ ii^nasp^SSgg & ^asssra-ssps-S'S! tdlpaisr 1 - ^° .^ l ^ e iSoTli ,^^ Ainer-\ industnes, e u p_, •nntli\' " ^SI^^M^JI&SB •/* ^.JiS^aM^l^^ teiHrs^s^^^^^rssli {cvenC hPen Tumotctt «- -- ie an -\ft ? . x ^»i fe^^^- E ^| s (^ j4npu rj^RRA- > v\'s&Vd ^^iS^^^ *^ Y. 1 Viona coTtsr e ^^^ f iVi e Vv&W^' iSt v"^ J o.\ > llS COSl/i ,,, a vc Ol ln _ +onUl\M «^ 3 *, , - ^ X. I an a rci.»--• ti ons. ' ofW aTlorn» n e{}Ua ; UniU« S latet y r counts t K3 SEJ EH S? 5E ZSi All over the country wire* «ad iwectheatcs are eollecdag v,-&6t« pape*. Thtjr uodvttand that oui fighting mm dwtwttetf cridod WM materiel. ._ They er« msiklng t weekly habit erf old n«w»pap«n, boxM, wwtt p«p« •M Madia« k lo auk* 9» w»P. •ton AM ZOOtOCt «»Mot vi. i>> war ardclt* lued by ouf armlet ~ • Do four put along with thcH patriotic .iromsa. G«t you* club*, dvk tod chwcfa gronp« bthind tU« morwneot Collect w«*t* ... P»p«>-baod!«it-«witufahlfl;!:»iidhelp • \-,- /,/,• u. s .L\ti c ion - WAS1E BAPIR c A M PA i o N Fulbright Back From London's Education Meet Lay Plans For International' • Education Body HOMER ADKINS Is the Candidate FOR U. S. SENATOR Who t i?j Believes We Need Educational Advantages i'V Here at Home — IN ARKANSAS FIRST! *' With Arltnnsas school leacliers troc/ully unilerpnid . . . with many, many Arkansas children denied tlio advantages of a full school term . . . with hundreds of Arkansas schools most inadequately equipped, HOMER AUKINS canntit subscribe to nny program Hint would spend BITXION3 '' YOUR DOLLARS lo educate peoples of Europe t» the further neg- t of our sh o IA —"he predicted thaf fhc proposal would be favorably received. He said that it would probably cost an amount equal fo about ten per cent of the cost of the United Nations Relief Administration." HEAR HOMER ADKINS Speak SvsSfS-!::^; ^* in Arkansas" Over RADIO STATION " KLCN 7i30 P?M. 'Ark. Gatelto, Hay >,, J9)} + >Vhcn \ve nre pning to necii money to linnuco tho education of of our boys and girls who left high scliools nnd colleges to servo our country I .When ARKANSAS scl Bnolis und Ucslis ana oilier equipment . , , When AHKANSAS sehool / children by (ha tens of 1 thousands are- denied tho privilege ot a FULL school term and n Bchool education . Yes, In Education, too ,.. we need things hero In ARKANSAS first.,. Now I Homer, 'Adkins Campaign Committee

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