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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 25, 1944
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tftfflhtam: rax ILYTHEVILLK pOUBDOt JMUW - '< TD oooBira mnra oo. • M•»-." H. W.'BAQnBB, PnbUib* BAMTJXL r. NORMS, Editor 3 A.'OATKNB. AdurUHn* «M . QATBN8, BOW tUUotul AdTtrtlAni KJUKM -WlUner Do, M*w York, Obtaf*, D»- Atluu, trtry Altenooo KXMPI Kmdw M ••eeood elMi cutter «t th» port- •fflce U Btrtherlil*, ArkuuM, under Mt ol Ocm- ' an. . .. 0cmd bj tbt DnlWd Pren BCBfiCRIPTION RATW $r. m th», clkjr ol Bljthwllto, M* •«el,Qt,«4d pel 'month.' ' <M ffl*U,v*llhiE > ndltu of M EolM, f4.oo nut HOC tor ill month*. 11.00 for three motUu; ... out«M« SO mil; Kme 110.00 pfr j«»r pajible In Klrtnc*. THe Argentine Dilemma ''vThe .Chilean accusation Dial the 'United Stales and Britain arc planning a f "South American Munich" which \YQtlld abandon democratic Chili and Uiugay-,to the Argentine dictatorship is v unfounded and illogical. It has been emphatically denied by Secretary of ! Stjite Hull, Yet it sci ves to emphasize I the.. .growing- tension of ArgcnUiie- i AAerican relations. ^hjs ,~ tension antedates the present, blatantly Fascist Farrcll-Pcron govern; ment " and 'stems from many factors. '' Argentina- lias always had strong cultural and commercial ties with Europe. ( She Ims - always wanted to dominate > South "A'merica. .Her separate dislike i and jealousy of this country and Brazil [ has^baeli /redoubled by the increasingly clds.d ties between the latter countries. . pur rsponse to this hostile attitude ' is hedged with difficulties. We do not warjt to. regain our former bad rcpulu- • tion for strong-arm interference in South America. In fact, qur inter-American agreements and • good neighbor policy forbid it. : ... JVe have not ••recognized the Farrell- Peron gavei'iimenl, it is true, but a complete break could add considerable complication. •'For one thing, it might result in stopping shipment of Argentine beef to Britain, which would add to our food problem. Eventually it might even lend to military action' which would be- most •• difficult to undertake in the midst 01 • a two-continent war. . .Whatever Argentina's governmental policies may have been, her people have been traditionally democratic. And (.Here mus'l be a strong temptation in Washington to recall ..this and let them work • out^their own salvation. On the other hand, what happened to the essentially democratic, decent, peace-loving people • of Italy cannot be forgotten. Present history .in Argentina is paralleling past, history im Italy and Ger- fiuany. While we lire killing Fascism in Europe and Asia, it -is flourishing in Buenos Aires. Fascism, we know now, is a worhUdiscase and not an isolated, domestic malady. We know now how stnb.boin it is to destroy. And we know thaj: appeasement is not the cure. We cannot know whether the Argentine __ people will rise against their present government. We ciianot know 'whether President Farrcll and Vice President Pcron will contemplate the fata of Mussolini, Hitler and Tojo, and pause before they go too far. But we do know. },hi,i.l they are now blindly, , arroga'ntly, confidently nationalistic, aiKMhal Peron is reported to have said that Uruguay will be occupied "when thetftimc co'mes." The present symptoms may force a quick decision between Pan-American solidauty and Pan-American freedom. Any Allied airnisri ,whq falls or balls out over Japan* will be executed; fills Is the order or the day.—tep broadcast. JCOUB1B1 KBW1 Brazil's Contribution Speaking of South American relations, the recent news, from Brazil reaffirms the fact that ''the dictatorship is not an opprobrious term to throw around at random. Certainly the government of President Vargas is' dictatorial, with its suspended constitution, dissolved Congress, and tightly- controlled press. But it has been of trc- mentions help to Us. Brazil rooted out the Axis listening posts within its boundaries; provided the United States with air bases, an.l elsewhere fully supported Allied aims in world action. Now comes the news that has sent a sizable military force to Italy to fight in the'common cause. Dictatorship is a precarious form of government at best. America does not admire it. But surely President Vargas deserves credit for preserving much of the spirit of democracy. His record lends confidence to his promise that constitutional government will bo restored to Brazil .after the war. The Farmer's Jeep Postwar planning for the jeep has turned into quite a lively discussion. The Department of Commerce has come out with the flat assertion that the little war' vehicle will be no good for farming—that its chassis is too low and its gear ratio too high. Others have leaped to its defense as if the .jeep wore old faithful Dobbin instead of a buggy almost untried in agriculture. k Now comes a definite word from tho jeep's manufacturers. They've toned down curlier predictions to the extent of admitting that the military jeep is not the farmer's perfect vehicle, but that there will be a postwar bantam with lower gear ratio which ought to fill the bill. And that probably ends the argu- ent. For even if .the present jeeps were perfectly fitted for farming, most of them will h'ave taken an awful beating in battle. Having leaped, jumped, slithered and iwaded over: all sorts of terrain and under all conditions, the GI jeep will probably be ready for pasture,-and willing to let rural relative take over. '•./'-.. • ; >•!•'' New Battery Probably Tojo wouldn't Understand the purely American question of changing horses in midstream', which we arc pondering this year. It's too democratic, in spite of all the Japs' aping of western customs. But when he called General Urncxu and Admiral Nomura in from the bullpen and put.them into the game, it was clear that he had learned enough American baseball to know what to do when opposing batters started pounding him all over the lot. SO THEY SAY The Americans, British and Canadians do not advance until "they believe they have smashed .everything with their bombs and 'heavy arms. Our. opponents conduct this war by the security method.— Field Marshal Gen. Gucnthcr von Khigc, Nazi commander in France. • * • Why the boys still whistle nt us I can't Imagine. With all tills stuff hangliiE n round us, I'm surprised they knew \ve were icmliiiiie.— WAG Scrgt. Sirkka Tuoml, arriving in France. • • . ' * • • • • Racial prejudices will persist In spite of scientific demonstrations that (here nre no hierarchies of physical, mental or cultural ability In human human races 'ami no rank list of virtues and vice.— Dr. Ernest A. Hootcn, Harvard U. anthro- r/>logist. ' ; SfD| GLAKCES I Icnrn lots of things from Pop—when I grow up I'm ! never going to spend ;in afternoon hollering ul iisl] that ' can't hear me!" . THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson. HAS ALWAYS MOVED FAR OFF SHORE WHEIJ HOLDIN6 TARGET PRACTICE, FEARIN& OF HEAVY GUNS/W SETOFF OR : MANILA HEMP, 5O USEFUL IM CORDAGE. IS MADE FROM A , BAHAMA PLANT. COPR. IW BY NCA SERVICE. INt ^ 1. M. RtC. U S. PAT. OFF.. ,7-25 .','. ' '•' ''?'.-... •• •: ANSWER: Over Lalte Titicaca, the Lake iri fh,e Clouds, between Bolivia and Peru. In Hollywood BY EKSKINK JOHNSON NKA Sinn Correspondent BEHIND THE SCREEN: Stories of motion picture censorship continue to niunzc us. Hero's Iho latest. One of tlie 'studio rcinesentn- Uvcs took n batch of stills from a western movie to Hie Hays office for ipprovnl. All were i>ns,sccl except one,. a photograph of n dunce hall ;lrl apparently prilling the hero up fllRlil of stairs in n western blstrn. "We civn't approve this," said tlio Hays office man. "Too sugRestivc." "Now wait u minute, 1 said the Unlck-thlnklng studio man. "Look more closely. She's not pulling hiri up the stairs. He's pulling her DOWN the stairs." The censorship fello\v looked again. "Guess you're right," he said. He slnmpcd "/iripromPon (he Imcl; of the photo and coimnnnlrd. "We gotta watch things like this." battle more than any other happily iiarricd couple in Hollywood. During their tour of Italy they lived for several days in n bomb-damaged hotel In Naples. The plucc \vjis practically [ailing apart but Ihc Army had taken it over as the best available under the circumstances. Aftei sis days in the war-torn hotel, according to the story, the Bogarts were handed n bill by the Army for damage done to their room! GATEMKN UMFOIIM CKA7Y You'll be rending any day nov, about a soldier, sailor or Marine taking a poke at a film studio gate- ^r.buardm^lJoubc >vith Major Iloople Out Our Way By J. R. Williams man. Il.'s funny it hasn't hnppcncc already. It is the gateman's job of course, to keep the uninvited even service men. out of the stu dios. But with so many service niuis in production these days, many of the extras and bit players wlr pass in nnrt out. of studio cnlci an.- Untrue, no doubt, but hilarious is wearing blue or kliakl It's Impos- thc story going Ihe rounds about sible- to' tell the real thine from he nverKeas entertainment tour of the movie version- Puzzled studio "•n nattlfng Bognrls. By their own gatemen have resorted to askinc .on. Humphrey and Mnyo "Are you real?" ndiiiis: NCVTHATSTH'^ "TIDE MARK- I \ TO WASH MY 1 BUT I'M up eEFoRt.iT G17S COWN . x STAIRS.' 1 , -rn',3 GOOD t,\i\<ti!\K\ 15 IT ~" -l*>THiO /'-/. 'U 6Y ^vt4Y ,'/.! (. LVJELL9 CHf>.MCEl M,URPBV'6 / 'WILES VJELL, NO ^POILIMG PERFECT \VHATRE DOIM'? MOPPlM' TlV BATHROOM WITH A WASH RAG? TRUMr? REDOUBLED 6UCKER. RECORO AR^ trts OIL VOE R&R6ES ARE MADE--NOT BORW News was dull (lie other day so one of the fllmlov.-n press agents dreamed up' a yarn that his client, » famous dannlnn star, hnd a collection of 20 pairs of dancing shoes from the world's most famous tcrp- slchorcan arlkts. The story got a nice break in the newspapers. Then a representative from one of Ihc photo syndicates telephoned, saying he'd like to photograph the collcc- ! tion. The frantic and embarrassed , I press agent said he would call back I later. • The last we heard of the guy he, was going around the neighborhood collecting old shoes 'and Autographing them himself with the names of Nljlnskl. Marilyn Miller, etc. ON THR IIOUSK TUESDAY, JULY 25, 1D<14 ; 'Cheer Up, Remember You Are Sti11 an Amateur! 7 . FOE SALE . . CONCRETE STORM SEWER ALL B1ZKB Ohraper Than Bridie Lombei Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Ptoiw Ol . Owcob, Art Dr. J.-L Guard Optometrist i at\ - ; -.-' Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main 50% OB TRUSSES Steel and Elastic Drug ;ST«W T J Main & Lake Phone 2822 j Every tjp« of sport shoe repair is made here where a wide stock of tint leathers and materials plus highly skilled workmanship Insure Ihe smartest appearing results combined wiih top-notch wear, and comfort. Moderate prices.' ' H-flLTGRS QUHUTr SKOe SHOP 121 W. MR-r-W ST. 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TUB .S(.-H.Vi;, \ \;. i-. , trmr hOH|illn1 In n Hide unlive vlUnee In the hrnrt n( Al^erln nlmut the llnir of Ihc Amcrlcnit Inndlnc* In Kurlh Africa, BUTZ MEDICINE XIV r PHE suspense was 1 ,loo much lor Juanna to bear. She coaxed and wheedled lo be told more, sil- ling on Yvonne's cot with her arms around her, telling her that she, the only true romanticist, would understand. And some ol Ihe other nurses grouped around her bed and begged, loo. Finally, Yvonne decided to continue her story in dramatic whispers. Dr. Merrill, in a quandary about the confession, had told her thai for 20 years no one had ever mentioned tlie sacred word, love, to him. He, ot course, didn't mention it cither, being too busy and shy and even atraid ol women after having lost his fiancee. She, Yvonne, frankly told him whatever she had in mind concerning Miss Fryberg, and found hiin a most attentive audience. "The fact you never noticed her admiration proves lhal she isn't the right woman (or you. You need . sqmeoiie who understands you, someone who isn't Hcnny Yoiingman. the Broadway night club comedian, looks like a good bet for film tlnrdom as a result of his screen debut in "A WAVE I n WAC and a Marine." Henuy once' a«"inIve""^'"^^'. lost ii Job in a New York nlRht club ' J ' for a very unusual reason. As mas- afraid to tell you the truth. I do not believe in frustrated relations between a man and a woman who He admitted that he didn't iui <i »i.* jr itnuauni iUil.-yUEL, fVa UK13- t - •.••«-«. ter of ceremonies, he started 'a con- ' know bccausc ) lc "art never conga line one night. To be different. sld f rc « thc question. he led the fnnmakcrs out the trout' Surgery isn't everything, you door, down the street and back Into Ecc - Man also has a soul." the club through the service en- IIc lau e llc<1 and said, "Though I trnnce. But there, were only five fim- have dissected thousands of bod- makers loft by the time he returned. l ics i * navc lic vcr encountered the The others had Just kept going nud '.soul-" never did return—not bothering to " Yo » have dissected only dead pay their checks. Bodies," Yvonne said, ''You en- counter the soul in the living." And witli that she had won. "Did he kiss you?" Juanna asked, pricking her ears. "Not yet. But he will." "The song of tlie future," mocked Caroline, with all the maliciousness ot an avid spinster. "Now go to bed, children," Yvonne ordered, "and let me indulge in my dreams." * * »» [ALI has left with Dr. IM Volo lor Ihe front. Dr. Levin, who has foiled the* we are not as unruly as on that first day, is a great help lo the whole hospital in many ways. He is an excellent violinist and sometimes, in the evening, he will play in the wards for the boys. The young lieutenant with Ihc amputated arn'i, the one who brought us the Ihree German prisoners, lias a trained baritone voice and never feels too sick lo sing when Dr. Levin plays. The boys radio and loo little reading material, and no mail from home as yet. They wail for Ihe evening concerl like a morphine ealcr for his drug. I wiole to my friends in California to send us books and magazines, as many as they can spare. But it will take a long time till the letters reach them, and a longer one till the books come to us in rclurn. Dr. Levin-is a very sensitive man even though he is rather young. Young doctors usually are cynics xmlil the years .of experience show them that cynicism doesn't lead to wisdom, He suffers with all his patients, and a fracture or a wound is more than just a case to him. He has been married not quite a year and his .wife is expecting a baby. The lack ot mail and communication puls a hard strain on him. Sergeant Harvey, who is from the same town on Long Island, is his best pal. They talk about home and each one is happy if he knows a story about a common friend which the other hasn't yet heard, The sergeant is cur show- off patient. His burns, thanks to sulfa powder, healed splendidly, and he is anxious to fight again. He enjoys the success of the English Eighth Army in Lybia with; only half a heart, being afraid that the whole desert war may; be over before he is out. again. As newspapers are scarce, and dated when they reach us froni Algiers, the nurses alternate listening to the evening com-' muniquc at the radio-and. write' the news down in a bulletin to ba passed from bed to bed. The evening bulletin was Fredda's idea from the very start and it has never been changed. Fredda slill shuns me just as deliberately as Miss Fryberg avoids Yvonne. It's funny, in a way, that despite the great and elemental things with which we are surrounded, mean little personal feelings dominate our days. * * * 'THREE grcal accomplishments of 1942 have arrived today, a motorized .laboratory, a mobile operating room, four cross-country ambulances, and a hospital unit of eight. They carry complete surgical equipment with them: sterilizers, operating lights, operating tables, generator, and dozens of tlie niosl up to date litters. You might even call them streamlined it you were to compare them to the stretchers oil wounded are often two rifles serving as the brought in: poles, an army coat or two shirts fastened ingeniously at four cor-.. nei's. ' ' I I The whole learn is dcslined ior 1 tlie front line and Dr. Di Volo and Mali will join them out there. We all suppose that something big is going to break, hut Dr. Merrill predicts quiet at the front for the next two'months.'He sees no offensive before February. "Neither they nor we nre ready," he said. Who wouldn't think about "/lit Quiet on Hie Western Front"? While here in our five barracks daily tragedies are running their course, the Communique still says; Nothing new in North Africa. Tomorrow morning this team, blilz medicine for blitz warfare, proceeds to the front. Blitz medicine is our slogan. .(To EC Coat.inucdJ. <

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