The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 25, 1944
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TUESDAY, JULY 25, 1944 U.S. Products Likely to Tdp Soviet Imports I!y KOIiEItT S. H'AI/rEKS J3nllcil 1'rcss Staff Corespondent •.WASHINGTON (UP)—The Unlt- cS states stands n good chnnce of becoming the leading selling nation to the Soviet Union utter the war. according lo official trade 'RESISTANCE HAIRCUTS' BRING TURBAN TABOO TO NORMANDY gLYTHBVIhLE"' (ARK.} COURIER 'NEWS Before the-war'ttti;:,0|i!t«.d Kmg- tiom led all;the;countries in pur- chuscrs ot UussVan '-^goods while Germany sold the'most to the Soviet Onion.,.(But now 11 appears that lh c Onilcil States will outstrip all competitors for Soylel trade Tliov Soviet Union will have a Ireme'ndous need for capital goods —oil .equipment, (from drilling to refilling), electrical manufactures, steel, chemicals, i-flllroul equipment, ships and shipbuilding techniques. (Eric Johnston.' U. S. Chamber of Commerce president, said thai during his recent tour of Russia, officials talked in terms of buying billions of dollars worth of American goods.) It Is known that the Soviet Union is interested in obtaining commercial credits in the United States In addition, Russia has gold stocks and foreign currency for making trade payments. V. S. May Scl! 35P Million Some sources believe thai Soviet exports and imports after the war may total one billion dollars in value, with the United States selling annually as much as 350 million dollars worth of goods. Before the war-, trade between the Soviet Union and th c United States had reached sizeable proportions' U. S. exports to Russia- ranged in value from 80 to ICO million dollars a year, while imports from Russia were around 25 to 30 millions a The United States usually had a favorable trade balance of I (o 1. Trade analysts do not view Riis- 'JK^ S " atfo "8 competitor of the -tyitM SMcs and Britain, for example, In worlj markets after the war, hut point out that she will have to sell a considerable amount of goods abroad to pay for imports sh e vitally needs. Wide List of E.viioils There are scores of commodities which Russia hopes to sell in the United Slates, hut these are the most important: furs (Including seal skin?), fish, crabmeat, bristles, caustic soda, chemicals, chrome concentrate, tobacco (for blending with domestic types), cow, horse and other .small hair (for upholstery), coal, flax, leather (kid and goat),-licorice root, lumber, manganese, magnesite, mtithcs, mica, platinum, plywood, pulpwoqd, rugs, sausage casings and oil seeds The .possibilities of Ihc Russian market arc widely recognized. British manufacture's already are in touch with Soviet representatives. Sweden has' indicated her interest in postwar: trade with Russia, while the Czechoslovak-Soviet Union mu- lualujissistance treaty (December, 1843)- calls for "extensive ec'oKo'm-- . ic co-operation" between Ihc two countries. Some [>crsons have compared .7iissiin of today., ivilh tiie' United Sties',of (he 19th century, drawing"•? "analogy from her need to tfe- "lop* inland transport and'heavy industry and her plans for encouraging' mass production. Trade analysts feel that American goods am! services will be an Important factor in Russian reconstruction md economic development. 'Chewing' Another Casualty CLEVELAND (U.P.) — Tobacco- chewing city comicllmcn here had a tough time for a while when the city hall • custodian removed all cuspidors, because he couldn't keep anybody hired to keep them clean. For several weeks the "chewing" lawmakers 1 spat in the wastebaskets and on the floor—but when charwomen refused to clean up the mess they cut that out. Now, from nil appearances, they've stopped chewing for the duration. c»gnr, -.bullet- mm vcKctnulM :.nvc mreiiK'ly plentiful. Most ImpoV- tnnt ronson for this Is, of rolirsc, tiiiit (iioix- Is no coinimmlrnUon UCIWCTO Normandy and Ihe rest of nimce. So everything raised here -<"iil Ibis is one of Ihe world's richest agricultural regions — slnys here perforce. The main shortages tire bread, shoes uml some regional wines. Ihe Uroart ration Is currently 150 8i-urns per persun iw day. The <.«rmiui ration ranged between 200 ami SOU •grains, depending on a jiersons iige.and iyp<. of work. Tlio liquor shorlnge, notably Ilio fumed Calvados urundy, steins from Nazi Prohlljitlon on distilling more than very limited ninount.s 1 . 'IVo out o (Dree Normuns one «cs today arc wearing wooden shoes, 'ihls is,(he conclusive answer t.o those Viho'lmve taken one look .mid iiroclutiDcd. Ihe Frejieli Vi'ij-dresscd despite four years ol occupation: THOSO ,„,,</ know France well explain Uui mistaken mpivssloii will, the explanation that (lie 1'Yciich are weurlni: lliclr carefully inuiured one "Sunday- best suit to greet the lllieralliiK armies. ' Turbans, worn by girls whose heads have been ,|,., U11 bj French, ,,,e dcflnlkh no,'. In r~Ji- lon In Normiuuly now. By TOM WOJ,F NKA Staff Correspondent NORMANDY NOTEBOOK..— in- cvitnbly a certain number of French girls went- out with' German soldiers. When the Allies arrived, the girls' contemptuous- anti-Nazi peers decreed the same punishment almost everywhere: . complete, shav- ' girls . ing of the girls' heads. Many of Ihe humiliated have taken to wearing turbans. So, in one Norman village at least, turbans arc definitely out of fashion. There it is universally assumed that a woman who wears a must have something to turban hide. Thc French tell of many Indication's (hat the Nazis may be running short of all-imporlanl gtiso- — line tary There were half-track mill- vehicles used in . . Normandy, -..., . . , which were powered not by gasoline but by charcoal . . . One of th e German's last prc-D-Doy ncls- was thc requisitioning of all available mules ... when Ihe fighting began, Ihe Nazis took many of their wounded to hospitals in horse- drawn carls and, in some cases, even In wheel-barrows. Allied parachutist.'! who dropped in Normany before our landings (the French invariably refer to the .... . invasion as "le dcbarqucrncnt") of- In another town, one woman who ten caused considerable trouble to got a resistance, haircut" swore all anti-Nazis in the vicinity E" g o The .,Germans would be, Only one or Ivvo people might ,% ,vln "MV,- M 1 ''" Sl ' C , w ° l " d !»<™ to take direct, risks in hidlns get even with those who had the airmen. But the On.ians would always make a _hoiisc-to-houso search 'over n wide area. This caused no end oi embarrassment lo householders owning radios or other possessions which thc Germans had decreed to be illegal. One Norman fanner told me that he had to bury his radio nine times K'fthin one month in the manure pile which Is. a feature of every French farmyard. He insists that the radio works better today than ever. : The Germans' manpower short- ageforcing them to rely on French' authority -- explains in part the great abundance ot most foods in shamed her and shaved her head. Tile Germans did, in fact, come back. Not in person, but by their artillery, which sought out 'Allied troops in the 'village. And one of the first German shells to land revengefully in town killed the shorn girl: * + • Touchingly dramatic' incidents come to light every day as French patriots behind thc enemy - lines continue to do all in their power to help the Allied cause. One recent story concerns a paratroop plane which crashed behind the German lines. The citizens of thc plane's wreckage, found all aboard dead. They carefully removed all documents from the plane and from, the dead soldiers. They carried the men to .truj}local- churchyard and buried • them there before the Germans, found them. ,. Led by th e mayor himself, almost eral. All But lest a score of flower-decorated graves invite German suspicion and dis- secration, the flowers were burled in the coffins on the dead soldiers' breasts. • French reaction to the magnificent American equipment which is rolling in increasing tens oi thousands over the narrow Norman roads is both significant, and encouraging. The Normans shake their heads in amazement and awe. They say that the Germans never used equipment like this. - ' . •••-••H'->-.> IT'S NOT TPO LATE TO 'GO TO T,HE\POLLS A^.D VOTE FOR JULIAN JAMES for Congress. But please go now, & thanks. •Political Advertisement PILES? D.on t | Drop Everything for this Amazing Way! worry It •rOlnarj mcltiaEs illsaii- pwntca you. TJie. at bome, the formula nse.1 by DOCTORS nclitjiKllvrtr »l notol Thornton * Minor Clink. Jle-anuieil'liotr OUIOK jour rile rain. Itch, lorcncss arc rcllcrnl. Cct 11.00 lube Thornton ,t Mtnor'n Olnt- roent loctaj-. Or fcl tbo i.i»r.(»..i]i|>lj- Thornton A Minor Iteelal Ruppo'Ilrjrlcjr. only a few tea[» more. Try DOCTORS' yrnj TODAY. At all good drug stores" everywhere —in Blythevlllc, at' .Kirby Drug. ;,TO CHECK Mniarial Symptoms. Bake N \ Better Pastries With Shibley's Best Flour... This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! FOUR. HE'S NOT THE MAW I HE fS WHISKEY On Hand Ar ALL TIMES MARTIN'S WHISKEY STORES 112W. Main 420 W. Ash Brandy and Rum SALE! FIFTHS for $3 (Usually Sell For Up'To 5.50) ARKANSAS GRAPE WINE 40c PER BOTTLE Normandy. It, ^-ns n simple matter for dinners to report fewer- cows or hogs tlinn they renlly hiul to French niuhorlllcs—who .mnitc It n point, not, to be too inquisitive. As n result, food In Normifndy remains Incrcdibl yiilciilllul—espc- cially when judged on English standards.' Meats, fruits, cheeses, WAKNINC In (he Chancery Court, C'lilcktisaw- t>'» District, Mlsslssliipl Couiify. Arknnsas. Tnidle Snider, PliilnliiT, vs. No. 8701 Elnid Snider, Dcfciirtunt.' I ho tlcfciMtnnl, Klrnd Snider, Is hereby warned 1 0 apiicnr 'within tlilrty dnys In the court immcd In the cnpilon hereof nnd answer the complaint of the olnlntlir, Trudlc Snider. Hils 24 dny ot July, i(M4. HARVBY MORRIS, Clerk liy N. Jnrriitl., D. c. Percy Wrlfihl, Ally, foe Pllf, Cldiid p. Copiicr, Atty. nd Mlem. 7|25-B|1-8|15 Cinirler News Want Artn Keeping Up With The Men In Service Stuff Seigt. UnroUl E. 'Fowler son of S. ll. Fowler of Mmilln, re- conlly luvs been promoted lo his present grade ut a 11-25 Mllcliell bomber base In the McdlU-rrnncnu area. A gradiiulc of Uio 1042 Mu- nllu high school, ivlicrc he mis itiiln of Ihc babkcttmll tcnm, ho rtal on Ills fiilhcr's fiirm before Don-mix.'!'. Ho now Is flying wllli "Is grovi|> who'arc culling Uio lust acrinnii held rnll ami highway lltirc In northern Itnly. Sci-Bcunt Henry !•'. Palsgrave, son of Mrs. Loin 1'ol.sgrovc of Ixnicli- vlile, Is n tclclyiw operntor nt a strategic nlr depot In England, where he transmits mcHSiiges needed lo bring alrcnifl purls nml equipment there for the speedy ropnlr ol tallle-drumigcd Kijjhlh Air Force bombers. A mi graduate ot LcAcli- ville high school, Sergeant Pols-, Kiovo WHS cntingctl nl fnnnli'nj before ciitcrliig Ilio services In 1012. Individually Yours tor Hatural Hearing Slightly Deaf ...or Very Deaf To Hear but, «och ptrion noedi hli own Indlvldually-fllled Iteming aid, If you nolle. th« jlloHl.jl tieo,ln fl Impolraonl, or If you hove lois ol hearing In an advanced iloge, you may tjolhor new couraje ond hopo by lalWng ll over In Ilio privacy ol our comullollori room. No obllnalion whaljoeyor. An audio- melrlc cliarl itiowlng yow remaining hearing will b« rnado for you wllhoul obligation. In« Avrtx nnalyil .now, hew la d,lumlat fear „. nahhg rWorlnj ond how lo toloncs ond rolit II lo uproar* natural Ian, W U, Call h, tonjBlWfon. No obllaalfen. AUREX, BlytheviHe, Ark. • 204 Ingram Bldg. Army In Italy. He Is a squarf lead- in with th 0 1st Armored Divfafcil.^ • • - . Waste paper collection la nldcd by local volunteer 5 sal vage committees throughout Unlt cd states. , _ ~\, S/ v/ V S/ v V \i. COOKGD / BUTTER THAN EVER I *' Uiv.r b.lor. kn 10O( | cooling b«»n 10 tmpait, f t Iri bilnglng out lh« b«il jn III food you t«r«« HumKo ll d»pind«d upon by i coolt * *j , * ' i ^"M* >/•*•• i j >' v -< '• «J t< \Amf33f, HUM^O ^"Tsr"* T>a,n<y \ ,^J COOKING TAT ]&*ti\ L^^^awwu/'^ll., 11 ' I'd rather be with fhcin waiting for them'' I'LL ADMIT llicrc's » Sunny lump in my (lirdnt ... But hero I nm, lowlud with my overseas puck, climbing up the side of Ihc biggcsl boat I've ever seen—and gtacf of (I. - Glnd I said "good-by" to i:ivilinn lite months ago—and went into llicWAC. Glad'I want Hirouyh allthe trauiing and on to active duly. For, as n Wnc, I'm really working for victory. Sharing Ihe bnrd part of war.' And Hie glory that will come. I'd rather be with them—in the Army... . Than waiting back home—thinking up things to make the time go by—listening to thc news—wondering when it'll all be over. Yes, I'm in thc Army and on my way—and I'm glad to the bottom of my heart! S \ Outward bound for'somewhere" & Good soldiers... w? •$' } jf •$ & kVOMENS ARM/ CORPS 4-, - Wacs man 5$Army's mobile switchboard > r ° K FULL INFORMATION about thc Womcn'iA r myCorps, S otoyouT ntarotU.S. Army Kccruiting Station. Or mail the coupon 6<fou>. Ftytng secretaries record combat formation

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