The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 26, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 26, 1944
Page 5
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'^WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1944. Roosters Club Will.Be Formed Tomorrow Night Organlzalion of the Exhausted Hoostcrs club, composed of former members of the Junior Chamber of • Commerce who have reached Iff age'If mil of 3G, will be competed in a meeting al 7:15 o'clock tomorrow night, at Hotel Noble. Louise Isaacs will acl as tcm- jmrary chairman as tile group, which will become nftiliatcd with the national.orBaitallon of former Jaycen members,": '.'•'-.:i''-i :' •-< Twelve'.members .of, the local Jaycees wl(o;Jjave reached M are eligible 'for membership,: and '•aujloiic who Is n former;member, of.•other Jayceo clubs is Invited io attend, Mr. Isaacs'satd. " ' The membershli) age for the Jaycce is 21 lo 35 years. Tills new organization for former members has recently Rained national In- Icresl amoii(> the eligible men. Bill Sliopherd 'of Pine Bluff Is state chairman' of the organization. BLYTHEVILLB:(AKK.); .COURIER Father. Rescues Child From Burning Residence nuSSELLVILLE, Ark., July 20 (UP)— A six-year-old gin | s alive today through the heroic efforts of her father. The father, Elmer Page, woke up last night in • a burning ' house. Slioutlrig to his four children to follow. him lie ran out of the house. But one of his daughters, six-year- old Joyce Marie had either not heard or was unable to get out. Page went back Into Ihe home to rescue the child even though all four walls were burning and about to collapse. He finally had to kick a window out to make Ills way to safety with the child. Doctors say thai Ijotii Page and the young girl arc in a serious condition. Both are suffering from cuts Fear Their Own Shells S>& % ->7'" a*s«, •.- • •*>'. 1 (Army Radfa-Tclcjihoto from NEA) Their fear'shown in altitude and facial expression the three ' Goranti prisoners, captured, by Yanks at St. Lo France crliiKo in • a dilch as German shells burst nearby. ' ) Milkweed Floss Replaces Kapok BV HENKY !,.'• . .Written for NBA I Boys and girls In. five states this month will . the nation-wide burns. ,_. C/ossificotion leadline Set For Aug. 7 LITTLE ROCK, July 20 tU.l',1 — John L. McCollum, southwestern area manager of the Office of Distribution, says a deadline has been set for classing cotton. McCollum says all cotton improvement groups in Arkansas .should file application for free classification before August 1. Eighteen per cent of the 1943 Arkansas cotton crop was classed free under the Smith-Doxey Act. The Information and Historical Servic c has been established by the War Department in theaters ot op- .nilkwecd i>od harvest lo provide 1,500,110(1 pounds of milkweed floss lor liiling life jackets and life, belts ; to save the lives of American servicemen and women. Milkweed floss will take the place of kapok, formerly produced in Ihe Japanese occupied East Indies and consequently, Inaccessible to our soldiers and sailors. Such a-quant- Ity would not be available were we to depend upon n commercial crop since three years nro required to obtain a supply of tloss nftcr sow ing of the seed. All pods, alter drying, will be sen*, to Pcloskey, Mich., where they will be processed by Ihe War Hemp Industries, Inc. Farmers, nurserymen and volunteer workers are asked by the War Production Board to obtain the milkweed floss for this Vila] need. While the pods will not be ready for harvesting in most states until September, War Pood Administration officials directing the campaign said that In parts of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texns the green or prairie milkweed will have a crop of pods ripe and ready to pick In July and August. In collecting this early summer variety ol milkweed in the five i»<u i-jL-jiiuuiiiMiL in meaiers 01 op- ,. eralions to increase the flow ol i , • chl!dr en are instructed to various types of information per-' p , M '""-size pods when the fnlning to front-line combat activ- sectls ln somc have started to turn Hies: i brown, but before the pods have DANCE Thursday — Friday — !r And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room o/ the HOTEL NOBLE Admission 65c Incl. Tax , opened aiy the floss blown away. [Small pods are to be left for a later plcklnu. 'Ihe climbin milkweed also occurs in considerable quantity in •Paris" oAthese' five states, but docs Claims Life Of Pioneer Airman LOS ANGELES, July 2C (UP) Death has taken on'e of America's pioneer aviators. James c. Him!) Mnrs, who started tlyllng hi 1008, live years nftcr Hie Wright brothers Invented the first plane, died al Velmins Hospital In IMS Angeles of heart disease, He was 08 years old. Mnrs nclimlly started his cnrcoi In the nlr back hi 1892, when ho went ii|i In n ho|-air balloon. lit 1011, Mnrs miirtc a trip nroiuid (lie world with n.n airplane, lie shipped li across both oceans, ant carried It In crnles across lerrnln that wiis too mused for flying, bill he flew It through countries where n flying machine had never been seen. It was clur|ii({ this roiind-tlie- woild trip lluu Mars (javn Julian's Kmperor Illroliilo his first ride 111 n iilane. For ll, lie received Ihe' Order of the nislnij Sun'.'Uul.-aflci I'enrl Harbor,' Mnrs oltcn fcniarked l!ii\l he wished lie had cracked up on that irln. '. Farmers Repay Loans LITTLE ROCK. July 2fi '(U.P.)- Arkansas farmers have paid $1,- m.flOO of tlielr loans train Production Credit Association, durhijf the first six months of 1044 President W. s. Bock of ihe. Association says the repayments during the six months period we're Ihp heaviest experienced by Ihe Association. Milkwnod, nnvv used in place kapok, is picked ivhen full -grmvn. but'bcTorc pods have 'opened. Camp Fire groups and 4-H clubs desiring to inlliate pod-picking drives may obtain Information from County Wnr Boards or county a"- ricultural agents. Where complete Information is not, available locally, Instructions may be obtained Irom the follDW- Ing state milkweed project lead—s: . Arkansas and Texas—Dr. Dwlght M. Moore. University of Arkansas, Fayctlcville. Oklahoma—Frederick M.'Baum- eariner. Oklahoma A. & M College, Stillwater. Missouri—s. E. Hargadlnc 10 W Locust street, Bowling Green. . Kansas— t ciarcncc P. aiadr'clter, Kansas state Teachers College, Einporiix i" . ... . ' harvested at one time, some time iii September. starting Is will be paid, and pickers will Iff' 1 , ™ 3 ' Nm " told K< furnished, without charge open-' '"""B 111 <> e « J ns the burglar sh onion .bags to hold about one .'"S f° r another visit. Tiventy cents n bag for air-dried pod; be bushel of pods. One-bag of pods will yield enough floss to make a Mac West life jacket. Local arrangements have been made in most areas in the five states for distribution of bags an< for receiving and paying for the pods. Junior Red Cross Chapters Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops Mrs. Nevill, who was swinging n rolling pin. " faced, Mrs. Kelly ducked. Rctl- told Kc "y *<= return- ECZEMA RELIEVE. SORENESS — — — — ----- PROMOTE (externally cjUMd) HEALING Ensp ilcliing with antiseptic Black and \\ Into Ointment. UBO only iia directed. Clcanso.m'lh Black and White Skin Soap. BLACK «w WHITE SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, /-properly designed, are remembered always. Our flowers are al- ii ways fresh, and all work is guaranteed to please. Let our expert *> designers help you with your floral needs. FLOWER SHOP I ' F.T.I). Service Wo Deliver Anywhere Ph. 491 Mrs. J. M. (Mae) Williams, owner Glcncoe Bia«. Bake Better Pastries With Shiblcy's Best FJour... This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! WHAT MAKES A RAILROAD GREAT? In the offices, in the yard's, on die trains —all in all, thousands of men and women arc faithful to Frisco..and faithful to good railroading. In peace or war, in good and bad wearher, heavy loads or light..the trains go through! Crew Trainees Here Await Chance To Earn Commissions I received ^ do become officer 1 .. are former fj'l.s'vjl'to^lmve'vol-I El>ys M"Joi', Howiird Cariuolln, u,,'.. "tcercd, and Urcn acccmed 'fo/youuiinii.nng officer, "ihey'H bcliel- JJiibjit crci- triUnlug. " " One day they will be oil KIINI to (he Army ,\lv '"•".Cubing pL.ncs In ,,,e co,,.-j hi.nWwiiV (MTromH world. Hut'ami with the enlisted men > -'viikkrin^ ]f 111 llCS Ihentcrs ol Ihe lit- ound crews rd .to lliwii," ,. • I 1 ,••.!,• ;,,, Ii> llic'in'pniitiiiui,: Ihcss'lrnliices iniiiiBc to Imvo n uood time in lliglr off-duty hours, thouBh nlr- mlmlcrt as ihey nre, II Is only ruv urai thin they should exhibit p. )t - leulnr Interest in the stories told by some of Ihelr buddies, men who qualified (or nlr crew (raining while serving in (he conilwl theaters of the world. , ihe^e mej), returnecT {rom 'every l\injor .war. theater, an .4)1,Veterans r ~I -,. - ' • "** *^ ' • lw •°'* 1 *v(«»ttll» pf irionths pf action and, while they talk llic polish pf tfteiV'dfhrfer speakers, they are able, to furnbjh ' f" 0 ." 8 ,' 1 , |" le « lot «s and (nform»Uoril lo hold Ihclr audience enthralled.-' Combat Veterans Make Classes Interesting , Air crew Tmlnecs til lhi> UAAP consider Ihclr 'weekly oriinliilloi! class.™ ns,lnloro,slhiln « s th, i^esl movie, Tho reason. . ... Major Howard J.'Caiiuclln. lliclr kcc'iiort yoimiiimdor, Iws nrrnliRcd for 10 <ir Ihclr buddies, all of whom luiVc '.- hiuiicomiuif experience, to give them Nefvous,Re$tleM Ol.'XmdHj DATS" Of .Til MMttT fr"- If functional periodic ;dl«tuj>>»npt«-' m«ko sou fed nervous, tired, rtHitu, , "ilraaeeu out"—at tuc)( (ltn«>—trr It* inqii* Lydla B, rlnkhun'a Veget«1ile Compouml to relieve nuchBymptomi. i*l., helps nature! rinkham'a Compound U «J»o n Rrnnu stonuichlo tonlt., FoUow.«» label directions, Worlh (rylnpl j 3 ! IVDIft E. FINKHAM'S Half-price SALE Regardless of what it sells for, you may have it at i Price Eisenberg originals, Mitchells, Bender & Hamburger, Yevette, Haas & Bernstein, Minx Mode Jr., Anathon Walton Jr., and other Famous brand dresses! All Spring & Summer DRESSES V i PRICE Including Plqy Suits, Shorts, etc. All Summer BAGS i PRICE Plus Federal Tax. NO EXCHANGES. NO REFUNDS-ALL SALES FINAL A small charge for alterations. /MOTICE TO PARTY WHO FOUND MARKET BASKET COAJTAIMIMG SIX PR. PEPPERS. DELICIOUS, AREWT THEY? FRISCO LINE'S IST.LOUIS-SAN FRANCISCO RYl TRAVEL ONLY IF YOU MUST- RAILROADS ARE WAR ROADS WHISKEY On Hand At ALL TIMES MARTIN'S WHISKEY STORES W. Main 420 W. Ash Brandy and Rum SALE! FIFTHS for $3 (Usually Sell For Up To 5.50) ARKANSAS GRAPE WINE 40c I'ER BOTTLE .*' One Spec/a/ Rack CREPE DRESSES $5 EACH Values Up to $25 All Spring & Summer HATS i PRICE THURSDAY MORNING at 8:30 a .in. Included In This Sole Sizes 9 to 15. .Cottons, Spun Rayons, Crepes etc Alii Price ' • ~' \. '• • • ' ' " • Buy Your School Dresses Now

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