The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 3, 1944
Page 3
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AlMUS'l- 3, 1(M4 (ARk.) COURIER NEWS City Becoming A 'Gretna Green' 205 Couples Obtain A Marriage Licenses *• Here During July WHIi the sale of 205 marriage licenses during. Ihe month ot July reported bj' (lie local County Court Clerk's office, the all time record for such sales In a single month through this office has been - broken, court house officials said yesterday. During the past seven days, licenses have, been' sold to the fol- lowiiig couples: jiimcs Thomas Grlssoin and Miss Julia Ada Grant, both of East Prairie, Mo.; William O. Ayres and Mi's. Bessie Allai-d, both, ol Ellzabelhtowi), III.; John W. Norris of Iloanoke, Ind., and Miss Omelia Christine Bonham of Caruthersvillc, Mo.; Harold \v. Reg- enanev of Buffalo, 'N. Y., and Miss Marlon James of Hopcvlllc, N. J. Estel R. Demaris and Mrs. Vida Webbei, both of Sikeston, Mo.; Thomas D. Biicktey of Philadelphia', Pa., and Miss Jeaniiettc Bertha StrncKbinc of Darby, Pa,; Dwight William Upclmrcli o f'fiptonville, Tenrt., and Miss Bernicc Sue Moore of Portageville, Mo.; Wilterd Ed- moiid Howard and Miss Hazel Smith; both of St. Louis; Floyd El- tat Powers and Jimmie Sue Mu- ness, both of Dyers burg, Tenn. Walter L. Henson and Miss An^ nie Mae Deboe, both of Benton, Ky.; Slaughter L. Byron and Miss Hallie Mae Long, both of Murray, Ky;; Luther A. l>ec and Miss Lucille Jenkins, both of Bells, Tenn.;Archie J. Rhinehart and Miss Ann E. O'Lcary, both of Blylheville; Oresle Lawrence Perscchini of Los Angeles, and Miss Joy Alice Rettaire of St. Louis; John D. Franklin and Miss Margaret Patricia Gaiiis, both of Cairo. 111. James A. Trotter ot Blythcvlllc ^yfvrrJ.Miss Wilma Menge-.of Pnrm- */l?iitelon, Mo.; Harold PuUori 'Con- 'iielly of St. Louis, and Miss lino- gene Sn)>p of Vlnccnncs, Intl.; James E. Herbert of Brookricld, Mass., and Miss Doris Mildred Maher of East Brookfield, Mass.; George Stickels of West New York. N. J., and Miss Audra O. Patrick 'of Marlette, Mich. Larkin D. Key" of Roanoke, Ala., and Miss Parmalec Hrii! ot Osceola, Ark.; Wiley Darnel')-of Anna, III., and Miss Eva Lainius of Cobdcn. 111.; John Blackburn and Mrs. Rosie Carr, both of Hayti, Mo.; Clyde J. Kirby ot Leachvllle, Ark., and Miss Irene Audrey Jackson of Manila. Ark.; Marvin J. Taylor of Lawson. Mo., and Miss Nellie M. Pcrrin of Barre, Vt. Lieut. Earl J. Nelson of Portland, Ore., and Miss LaVeta I. Gartner of Kansas City, Mo.; Rcnnic D. Charmless of Rosedale, Miss., and Miss Prances Sweat pf Cottomvoo(f Point, Mo.; Elgin L. Seaman of Champaign, 111., and Mrs. Iris Hart Anderson ' of Urbana, III.; 1 Lelmid Thornton 'arid Miss -# Marjofie ScliriniShaw, both of Benldri'Har- bor, Mich. HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Nazis Plan Saving Of Party Even With Defeat In Offing For those who are convinced the eiicl of Die war Is Inimiiient and the "good old days" are just around the corner, the startling lacls exposed in "The Nazis • Co Underground" (boubieday, Doran; $2.60), by cm I Relss believes, along with a good many others these days that the Nazis have been coii- ccd for a long time (hat the war would result 1 iinh Allied victory, and have thus been laying Plans for (he contlnuallon of thf Nazi party after a German military defeat. Tiic author reveals how, in May, 1S43, the Gestapo, under Helhrich Hlimnler, was officially put, In charge of the entire preparatory work for tli e Na'A underground nf- ler the war. In a brief siirvey.of the rise So power of the Nazi party, many startling facts are presented auout the bankers and businessmen who helped and are still giving aid to Hitler's movement. A detailed presentation is made by the author as to how the underground will be organized in order to keep the movement alive during the period of 'Allied occupation so that the Nazi party can again assume the reins of after the immediate postwar years. Under the guise of such innocent organizational setups as welfare and humane organizations and women's clubs, the followers of the Nazi philosophy will work undercover awaiting the day when the German people will become dissatisfied with existing conditions and welcome the regime which had been carefully planned beforehand. Ode of the most illuminating sec- lions of the book concerns the ac- tivities of pro-Fascist nnd nallon- alisllc groups In tin; united States, with very Interesting characlertai- llons of the leading peKonnlltlc.s Involved. In expounding the methods by which the Nazis are planning for World War in, the aiilhor says that to thwart the underground plans "it is not the relative strength of the different powers that mint change, but the relations of human beings within all the countries of this world." * • « PRIMER FOR I'OI.irtCS Because the women of America will cast (lie determining votes this election year, Eve Garrotte's "Po- litlcnl Handbook for Women" (Doubleclay, Doran: J2) comes as n timely and Interesting guide for Ihe Indy voler who wnuls to get her ballot's worth. .Including ti, e Constitution and Bill of nights as a reference basis, the handbook teik in lay-woman'.s language how to go about Intelligent voting, communication with congressmen, and how to make politics a career, besides explaining the intricate processes by which bills become laws, what really is good government, and what the sometimes-confusing political lingo means. Both authoritative and readable. Miss OarreHe's book will click with the.average American housewife or business woman as long-needed ex- )>lahaltoh of the puzzling business of politics, and how to go about participating with Intelligent effectiveness. ' Chances arc, a good many men will find the handbook every bit ns interesting ami help- Find* Wallet arid $100 Lost In Field Year Ago This is one of those "truth Is stranger than fiction" stories, rind It concerns a Mississippi Coimty Negro farmer, whose lick wns unique. Last year while Chnrllc Brooks wns farming near Blytlicville, he lost his Wallet which coutiilri- ed $100. UIXHI discovering his oss, Olmrlio searched the field> bul with no success. The cation which he was plotving grew, matured and was picked. , this year he again wciil 16 the" field to plow, nnd on n turnrow Jiscovered Ills wallet, somewhat Ihc worst from its year spent In the soil, but with mast of the money in good condition, The inoi'c damaged bills were taken to Farmer's Bank and 'I rust Co., where Cashier Bill Young, who heard the excited Negro's tale, sent the bills to the U. S. Trwisurcy In Washington where they will be exchanged for new liills. fill ns the Indies will. HOOKS ON TUB GHUAT Two biographies of two great men lilt the book counters lit the stiinc lime—"Einstein," by Dimtlri Marlnnoff and I'almii Wayne moublcclay, Doran: $2.15), and "Clitang Kai-shek," by II. O. Clinng. published by "the snine lioiise for $3.50. Undoubtedly few of us ever understood the Einstein Theory, but we arc better able to nndei'stund dm mnii who propounded U by H'litlliig the lullumtc study of the uiisliy.luilrod miillu'Niiillclim unit scientist who became n world culg- i»n not only because O f upsetting Ihe scientific worm with his tlccln- ralloiis on the M:oi'c:::i::i; c.' the plunet Mercury ami (lio .speed of lliilit, but because of his uLlcr dls- assoi-lnlion from the world mill his paradoxical imtiiic. Tliioiii;h this very Interesting volume you read Die history of n 111:111 n-liy put his passion for figures before his religion, country inul nil. YOU set u brand sliuil nt the sUimtiim in Gcrmnny thai led lo Hie r.crsecmion of tho Jews, oven such n great one ns Kinslcln •-nlllioiish he subjiKjiited his racial (•fliisdniisiirss (o an extent that only In his late jvnrs did he nwnk- '•n from his world of ftsttres to find be wiis 11 Jew. Authors of the book wore his IH- Oinium-iirirt ihdis | s „ vlvk , vol . unie about a mini who rose "iibove die hlgolry and sclllslmts* of the world to leave his murk on It. . 'Jlle imttior of "Cliliiiii! Kiii-shek" is 11 [icrsonal filcm! of tire Chinese ceiiornlkslmo I1IK | |,| s wl[( , cluing, ri'ciDiont of di-gi-ees from Johns Hopkins anil Harvard universities in this country, is a Chinese ncws- impennnn wlili one of the broadest tnternniional imderslnndtngs of nny man or i)| S ,. ncCi >. In his book h c pictures the leader of China a.s (he tavior of his I'oiuilry; n.s n man's llm n ra (|itT Hiaii u flctlonul dcmiijoit; ns a Lln- <'<im, 11 N:i|iulrou anil Ihe onu mnn Hi to curry on Uio work of democ- I'acl/.lng ciiinn started by Ur. sun Vat-sen. ' Not only Is the book n jjtory ot ihc like of.Ohlanif.Knl-shek but It Is a hfilorj' of MttlerA China ffoni !lio time of th« Chines* Jtevolullon hi which OliKlrig look acltve h'irt at UiMigo, of.;J8 throush Hie try. ng years Hint, led itp to the current inflict with Jnnntii The book leaves you with the Idea dial the generalissimo Is out 1 mnn lii 100,000,000. PAGE M. and A, tiigim Moving Freight Following Strike HAfltlifcON, 'Arkl, Aug. 3 (IJP)_ acncrn) manager J. H. Jlueker of the Mksonrl and Arkdnsns |(n[|. way s'nys practically all frMglit which has been tied lip at M. anil A. (cnnli)iil jx>lnf« liming the four- diiy aulliorhed strike Is now movltiji Frelgla was tied up at Kvnsfff llcber Springs mid Harr&un «heri 120 oixsrntlng employes of tin; rntl- MikiyturPitflltitunl| Buy QUALITY first TO IN /DAYS 4*666 Liquid for Moliuial Synlplomi. '5 BACON SLICED* MEMPHIS PACKING CO. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Tcrmftes may be ruining yodr property. C»lljri« clicck-uii without coat or obligation. . '< KATS, MICK AND ItOACH CONTHOL SUARANTKED WORK , r K E. Kentucky «M Reunion of War Veterans f peris At Heber Springs HEfiEK SPRfNGS, 'Ark., Aug. 3. (UP)—The 57th annual Cleburne County soldiers of rill wnrs reunion opened at Heber Springs today. A parade of floats, members of civic* organizations and other units will open the celebration after which the queen of the reunion will be crowned. The queen, Miss Alice Kcefe, was to be crowned by Sam Rorex, national committeeman for the American Legion. An old fiddler's contest, and a carnival will be held in connection with the tbrec day celebration. Rainfall Near Normal LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 3 (UP) — Gardens nnd lawns may not look it, but the weatherman says that July rainfall was within .15 of an inch of normal. The drought, says the weather bureau, was broken 'on the 3Gth day on July 20th. A 2.15 inch rain on July 28th 'at Little Rock helped bving the average up toward >w- Jiiial. T>Jlie hottest, day was July 18ih when it went to 105 siveUcrlng degrees. NEW Makes Hart's Bread BETTER THAN EVER AN IMPROVEMENT YOU CAN SEE! Just take a few slices of Hart's bread and compare them with any other bread on the market... Notice the velvety smoothness, the freedom from holes in the texture of Hart's . .. Then ask your family to comment on the improved taste! A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU! * * '* SPECIAL This Weekend! FRESH LEMON LAYER CAKES 49<?each One of the most popular cakes for Summer. They're delicious! The newly improved Hart's Broad is the result of months of work on the part of our experts ... At last we have it!—A really better loaf, with an improvement you can see with'your own eyes! Although the new loaf goes through two extra processes, there is no increase in price! . . . This is just what we've been working to give you—THE BEST LOAF OF BREAD IN BLYTHEVILLE, AND STILL AT A POPULAR PRICE! Hart's Bakery Blytheville Owned, Employing Blytheville People road weijt' on tht( low-day strike. NO in;* ilcVeWlrffteiils In the mecl- atlou nejiqtlatlons .bcUctn man- g'tirrifmt and ojicrallng pinjMoycs Is iporUd. It S. expprls during the'Vlrst' tttrce month? of 1944 were valued nt $3,437,000,000, err Increase of 41 l<cr cc;il over the time period' b 1943 " DRS. NIES & WES OSTEOPAJH1C PHYSICIANS fttCTAL DISEASES a SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CANC£R) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 614 M«ln Blytherllle, Ark. Phone z«M Entire Stock Women's Sunimer PLAY SH Formerly 2.4$ to 3.95 1 95 White - Red Beige - Blue Green - - - Also Women's and Children's Huardchei Iri This Lot. One Lot of Reduced 33i% Women's Slack Suits 10.75Values Now7.20 7.95 Values Now5.33 5.95Values Now3:99 2.95 Values V. Now 1.98 Women's Summer Slacks 5.95 Values Now3.99 4.50 Values Now3.02 ^ 3.95 Values Now 2.65 2.95 Values Now 1.98 Women's Summer Skirts 3.95 Values Now3.02 3.50 Values Now 2.35 2.95 Values Now 1.98 1.95 Values Nowl.31 Women's Summer Blouses 3,49 Values' : Now 2.34 3.29 Values'::... ...Now 2.20 The Family Shoe Store' 312 W. Main Phone 2342.

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