The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 7, 1944 · Page 4
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fAOK FOOT Frenchmen Hard On Unpatriotic Collaborators Find Countrymen Quick To Deal Out Punishment WITH U. S. FORCES IN , FRANCE, Aiig. 7 iUP)—The French in Brittany have no plfty or mercy in • their hearts for their country- jne mvlio collaborated vrllh the Nazis. And, according to United Press war correspondent Henry Gorrell, It doesn't '(ate•much to set off rioting and mass Jmiits for revenge. The sight of a red-haired man being led through the main streets of Hermes by French gendarmes who hail arrested him for collaborating with the Germans touched off one serious riot. And right In the middle of it was Bob Landry, veteran Time 1 and Ijfe magazine photographer. Landry says It nil stfiricd ivlien the several thousand Frenchmen, massed in the public sqtmre, smv the red-haired man being loaded into a van.. They pushed toward him, shouting, but U. S. military police kept the crowds from reaching th c prisoner. And just then a Frenchman pulled Lnndry towards him, saying, "Come with me, T will show you more." In (he next, 10 minutes Lnudry .saw a pretty girl being manhandled by,.the mob. "They were slapping her nnd pulling 'her hair, those irate men nud women," says Lati- dry, "and 11 saw n man knocked down and kicked In Die fnce and body until 1 couldn't see how lie could take it any longer." Landry adds, "Another man was on his knees In the middle of the .street with a pistol ul his head." The Frenchmen were making him say "Vive La France, vivc be Ganlle, vlv e Roosevelt and Churchill." 1 •••..• Then Landry was pulled along to a court yard with the crowd riehl bchirid hiin. There, three collaborationists were brought out'to he Holographed, Landry's excited puidc kept urging the police to shoot the men, arguing thnf It would make a bettor picture and when the police held their fire, the mob pushed in to beat the three men, smashing one prisoner's nose. That was enough for Landry. Says he: "I couldn't stand it any longer so, T beat n hasty retreat." Later. (lie French guide bought Landry some red wincrbecause. says Wash Line BLYTHBVILLE; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Knows llrji liatlnt: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (UP) — When lite minister of a loenl church recently c xplnl»ed H special new class for mothers of the congregation, which would Ije tniiglit by. an expert teacher, one little Bl.rl Bitting wltii her mother in the luidloiice was sure .she would get to fUSMC ?)liolo from NBA) Having laundry (rouble? Just join the Marines and forget it. .Kioto above shows members of 'a 'Marine assault group on • Guam-bound LST taking advantage of n last opportunity to ;havo clean clothes. They just ' toss their laundry over the side pnd wash it by trailing .it . through the walcr nl the end ot • ' a line. .,. — .... WARNING ORDER In-the Chancery Court, Clilcknsaw- ba District, Mississippi County, Aricnii&is, Trudle Snider, Plalntill, vs. No. 8101 Elr.ucl Snider, Defendant. The defendant, Elnul Snider, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days hi the court named. in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Trudle Snider, Dated this 24 day of July, 1044 HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk By N. Jarratl, D. C. Percy Wright. Ally, for PUT. Claud F. Cooper, Ally, ad Lltem. 7[2S-8jI-8[I5 (he photographer, "l) C thought I looked a little pale." attend. The minister said, "Mothers, bring your most difficult problems to (he class with you." Tuzlgoot national munumciil in Arl/oii.'i )ind OJ25 visitors (luring MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1944 H*&d Courier wewi want Adi. Mississippi County Will Do It Again Mississippi County Will Have A Big Part in the Reelection of— ATTORNEY TUESDAY, August 8th MISSISSIPPI COUNTY Cast Several Hundred More Votes For Marcus Fietz In The First Primary Than His Two Opponents Combined (Over ONE THOUSAND More Than His Nearest Opponent). MISSISSIPPI COUNTY Was One of the FIVE COUNTIES In The Second Judicial District's SEVEN COUNTIES to put Marcus Fietz far in front in the First Primary. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY knows Marcus Fiett and his Deputies have given Mississippi County able and efficient law enforcement and will continue to do so. Mississippi County Will WITH FIETZ l':ii<! FBI- lij- Mississippi County Citizens. From Fulbright's Radio Address, Thurs,, 9:30 P. M, the Hunnicutt Icitets look like a "frauil OF a ttameup", and this man Hunnicutt is "ah unknown, possibly non-cxistcnt stooge." HERE I AM-Mr. Fulbright Your fellow townsman and neighbor "I am H. L. Hunnicutt of Fayetteville, Arkansas, temporarily working as a Railway Telegrapher forty miles from Ff. Smith but still maintain my residence at Fdyetteville. I am your neighbor and fellow townsman, Mr. Fulbright. I have resided in Fayetteville 23 years; however, I would not expect you to know me because I am just an average American citizen. "I am a member of the Spanish-American War Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, a member of the Masonic Lodge, member of the Baptist Church, and a member Ot the Order of Railway Telegraphers. "In the discharge of the duties of my citizenship, I have endeavored to take port in the var.ous civic enterprises— poppy sales, Community Chest, and Red Cross. "No, Mr. Fulbright, the C. 1. 0. endorsement is not phony in any respect. "Upon my own initiative, I wrote to the C. 1. 0. Educational Director, Mr. Levitt, LP -Li" d asked who f «t''°n ^y were taking in the United States Senatorial v«u nh n ,,H a r s *"j ? py fhe Kansas Cif y officc ' fh °y stated the y werc 9 ivi "9 you an unqualified endorsement which correspondence has been publicized in advertisements throughout the entire state. AT myor ° ri - 9inal corres P°"°c"« in this matter to COL. T. H. BARTON "^ ° ppearin 9 in * he P re « were exact photostatic copies of irtter t st j. nLthirs ,. whole matter was my recognition of the fact that today m u-,, m h 'a h .°" ice *»o ^e free from communistic influences. We must m US W 1"?" ^"""""unistic views in control of this government nor must we have a Senator with his blessing and endorsement." (Signed) H. L, Hunnicutt ...-Political Advertisement ARKANSAS IS SENDING SENATE OF THE A Sound, Practical American who has Achieved One of the Greatest Records as Governor in the History of Arkansas! REFUNDING HOMER AUKfNS WELFARE saved $28,000.000 for taxpayers, lifted $'17,000,000 in litms from our lands ami homes. doubled old ;i/,'e pension.4 and ;l u ol j m . grants; lowered administrative expense. EDUCATION in co-operation w i t h loading educators and patrons, achieved nine great educational advancements, including kicking politicians nut of the educational system a n d increased teacher salaries. STATE INSTITUTIONS improved the all, outstanding advancements made at penitentiary and State Hospital. His Opponent— the C. J. 0. Political Action Committee candidate who began the Senate campaign built up a.s a GREAT MAN who spoke from the rarefied stratosphere. This man, THE GREAT ONR, now has DISINTEGRATED before our eyes in one of the most pitiful and shocking sights in Arkansas history. Here are excerpts from Fulbright'.s latest radio address, from the Oxford-Vienna bred mind: "llonicr Aclkins is a Foolish Htlle man." "The more Ignorant the voter the better it would suit him." "Wouldn't it tc wonderful If ill of us were named Ailkins." "I hope thai Homer will recover his faeullirs sufficiently by January I, to return .to his place behind the soda fountain In Hie corner drug store." Despite Carl Bailey's flat .statement in August, 19-10, that Arkansas would ge no defense contracts, Governor Adkins co-operated with Arkansas members of Congress in a .sustained campaign which brought $500,000,000 in plants and millions in pay rolls the greatest record in history, saving 2fi cents of every dollar of tax income, improved .financial condition $75,000,000, accumulated S'12 r 000,000 surplus (casli on hand in the treasury). EXAMPLE- j has been a splendid example to fhe youth of Arkansas—on example in character, Americanism, moral and physical courage, leadership. This is the record of HOMERADK PLANKS IN HOMER ADKINS' PLATFORM The Stamping Out of Communism—and any vestige of foreign isms within our federal government. The stamping out of Sidney Ilillmiui's (.'10 Political Action Committee. International co-operation to maintain tlie pe:ite, usiiiK our common sense and making no committments we cannot fulfill. Our number one obligation to lie—the welfare and security of our returning men and women of the services. Elimination nf Government competition with private business. Elimination of the OP A, ODT and other war-ljorn agencies, with the ending of the war. Flood control and soil conservation expansion at Federa! Government expense. Federal aid to education to whatever extent is fair and just but without any vestijre of Federal control. Henmvnl of the Freight Rate discrimination and the giving to Arkansas of equal opportunity so that we can help ourselves. Tax Legislation: The employing of experience and practical understanding of tho problems of business men in ,'M future tax legislation. Conversion of war production plants. This job needs men of experience. [Tomer Adkins helped obtain the following slants and can besi help con- i'crt lliem to our peacetime needs: Arkansas Ordnance riant, Jacksonville. Pine Rlufr Arsenal, rinc lllnff. Ovuk Ordnance Works, El Dorado. lUauniclle Ordnance Works. Itn- twecn C'nmva.v and l.iltlc Hork. Tlic Alumina riant, llanxite. The Aluminum VlaiH, Jones Mill. Camp Chaffer, Fl. Smith. Camp Robinson, l.itllc Itock. The 1'roving Grounds, Hope. Fl.vitiR yields at WaliuiX Kidpc. Newnorl, SlnttRiir.!, ISlylhcvillo. ancl olhpr ivar plants and military facilities lliroujliunl (lie Stale. For Safety's Sake and Arkansas' Stake Elect HOMER AD UNITED STATES SENATOR -Political Advertisement

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