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/ •AG1 FOU*. intwa SATURDAY, AUfiUST 12, 1944. THB iLYTHByELi couimiiiBa" **r7 mnTnvrnm 4Onn OO. 6ol« N N»tfiwd Hilltc* Wltmer Oo H*w Tort. r Aftonoon BM*»I iM woo* eflioe »t Kythertll*, , October I, 1W. m*tt*r ftl UM port- Berred by U» to' "alter present employment regulations. And these men will still be in the fight, As. the, enerijy retreats and, <le : stroys railroads, these supplies must he.moved by thick. Trucks mean tires. And since synthetic tires wear out more quickly than those of imlnral. rubber, amt are.frequent, casualties along with the trucks that they carry, there must be added, production, aiid, quickly. "IS StDB GLANCES t-'• ^- 'Vv-v •• * : The Si xty-Fou r Do liar Question • BDHBORIPTI9N By CMTtn Ip the cJfT of , or no per month. m»U, within t ndlui ol « mllM, ntr WOOfor tlx monthi, 1100 for ttre 0 mill outride 60 mile ton* IW.OO in tdvance 1 Q. E, p; Free Enterprise Pnnteis' Ink, a weekly magazine 'devpted to advei thing, management and "files, stailed,sppiething'way'Sack in Match when they published a letter fiom Leonaid Di,evCiiss, President of. United Advei tiding Coi potation,' in' which he piopoa'cd that "some sound, cleai Ihjnkeis get together and, agree upon a definition of ''free enterprise" that 'John Q. Public 1 can absorb'" Letters; in answer, to Mr. Drey fuss still, continue to pour in. They, cpme ' fi;om soldiers ami employees as weiras^ from top executives. All seeni to qualifj' as "clear thinkers'' and: all have shown ; unusual .zeal and interest in "describing^ free": enterprise.' It .'lias beth defined; in; majry different ways but there is general agreement on one im'iwriaiit point: free enterprise, is a_ Symbol for liberty, 'democracy and independence, it was for this that America was'fpun'detl and', it is ' for this : that''we have fought and are - fighting today. This'is-ah encouraging sign of. the times. Here are Americans speaking oift for themselves, Americans from all' classes. Each individual definition which the editors of Printers'.Ink. have received,' in their own words, "by the basketful," may not be important by itself, but the widcspiead, continued, interest for all these months is of utmost impoitance These coi i espordenls have not indicated m any wav that free enterprise is outmoded. They do not seem to feel that a stieamhned foim of benevolent government suppoiled by high^taxcs, piomismg security for all is a desirable substitute They haye writteiv from camps and battlefields as welt as from office desks to affirm stoutly their, interest in maintaining free enterprise. Although they have offered many individual definitions, there has been unanimous appraisal of free enterprise as one of the first essentials of American democracy. • And while on the subject of definitions, perhaps the simplest of all and one which may express the objectives of; the great majority, is otic offered recently by Dr. Harley L. Lutx, of Princeton University: "If you want to make a dollar by any honest means you are free to try, and if yon succeed you may keep it." Prof. Albert Rinstein has disavowed the authenticity of much material in the new biography of'him written by his' former son-in-law- Somehow it makes'the distinguished scientist seem much more' human to know that though he. may understand .relativity, relatives present al.iout the same problems, to him as to the rest of us. Reproduction In this column of editorials from other newspariEri/do'es not necessarily tntan endorsement bill-Is,jin' ^cknowledgment of'In- lere'st'In the'nbjtot* dlscuueoV i OPft. 1W* BY HEA SERVICE; INC. T, M. tlEO. U, 6. FAT F.' 5. R. at Honolulu In R delayed dispatch of July 29 from Honolulu, 'llie' American pVople were informed that their President had' concluded'a three-day visit to the Island attack by the Japanese In '1941. 'We are told only In general terms of the Important decisions 'made ill tlic meetings, such us Lhril new "offensives tire' planned against the Japs, that we are going to retake arid free the Philippines and that'our goal Is imrandiUonal Japanese surrender.'That is telling, us what we already knew.'niit tlie very presence or Roosevelt, MncArlhur, Nimllz niul perhaps slntesmcn and. cominnnders from other countries oil tlic Hawaiian Islands tells \is other things. It means tbat the President was acting In that much cussed and discussed role of Coni- inaiidei'-hi-Chief, a I'blc wlitch vesta him wilh military as well ns political-leadership. .He ho doubt examined and passed upon questions ol grand strategy originated 'by the Pacific' commanders, and probably'himself'offered sugECS- lions concerning' grand. strategy. During' the meetings, he also liacl ri chance to take a keen look at-the 'Pacific commanders to satisfy''him- self as lo their energy and judgment, because it is he who m list choose the right man to conduct the war and to weed' out incompetents among the high command when he finds' them. "' : No doubt the President's trip to the-Pacific meant something else; 'It meant that' Hie war in Europe Is going so well that the time has come to Icok forward to the day when, with Germany finished, the mussed' naval and military might of the United Stales' can bu-trans- ferred to the Pacific lo finish up the Japs. If our dispositions In the European zone of, war were not such as to please the President, he would not be likely to go far off int.') the Pacific to plan Far Eastern offensives. So his presence at Honolulu was bad news for Hllier as well as bad news for the Nipponese. —ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. '"And now ibc fate's arc aboul lo Icar us apart—you H back lo the soda fountain; und me to tlie-horrors ol'-Mrs.' BiirkweU's tlroppy old ' THISCURIOUS WORLD By William ' Ferguson WHAT row THINK WE GOT WAPPED UP LAST .YEAR, KILLED BUT ALSO VWUNDED 3 M/LL/OKJ ' THE Y DID f^oroer! (ESlrMAtES'OFFISH. AMD WILDLIFE. SERVICE/, CAN-YDU N/WE THREE TOOLS THAT BEAR THE. NAMES WILD CREATURES More War Prisoners To Be Used At, Wynne. WYNNE. Ark.. Aug. 12 (UP) — One hundred additional prisoners of'wnr are 'to'bc lyoused-at Wynne prison camp lo be.iisecl as'farm labor- In Monroe Counts 1 .. The prisoners are expected to arrive and be ready ' for, work by September 1 to harvest cotton and rice.' , A charge of 30 cents per. day per prisoner will be made by llie Cross County Association for-all prisoners assigned to work in Monroe County. Rates of pay for harvesting cot- Ion and rice were discussed by farmers, landowners, laborers and sharecroppers who attended'a iiieetr ing called by extension service at the direction of the War Manpower Commission.' ' " '"", GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing and Tire Kcpalr WADE COAL CO. N. Hwy. 61 CEILING PRICES Phone 2291 FOB BAtE CONCRETE BTORM SEWER AU, 8IZEB Chetper Than Bridie Lnmbra OsceolaTile& ' Culvert Go. Phone 691 ' Orceol*, AA. Our Factory Fighters The furloughing of experienced men front the Army to work in tire factories does not mean that our labor shortage is becoming alarming. It simply means that tire manufacturing is heavy work. Much of it can't be done by 4-F's, the aging, or women. Before synthetic rubber was sufficiently plentiful, tire factories had to lay off many men- They went, lo other factories or into service. Today, with ample rubber, it is easier to bring back former workers from the Army than OBSERVERS ON HARM. VIEW THE PLANET .SATURN' \VITH ITS R1N6S &O&£WtT .-..'AND K?R'ATIM^ THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY/WUVfeXiT. : ' • 8-12. ANSWER: Alligator wrench, incnkcy wrench,'crowbar, bucksaw. NEXT: Birds In glass houses. ip insure paired. • SO THEY SAY Manpower lo his government, expendable lo the general, 'potential casualty lo the doctor, another fool to shoo to the quartermaster, a replacement to company commander and n gold brick to his first-sergeant.—Camp Blanding, Pin., service paper's definition of GI Joe. Get him running and you can keep him on the run. But JIB I stop long enough to lighl n cigarct and Jerry will dig in and fight until yon go right Into the hole after him.—American paratrooper back from France. When we' tell Ihc factory worker that his plant has to deliver two shells instead of one, he should realize that the only reason we say it Is thai we need tlie shells.—Ll.-Gen. Breton B. Somervell, Service Forces chief. In Hollywood HY'EUSKINE JOHNSON NE.\ Staff Correspondent Frederick Varady, president of the Artists' and Sculptors' Institute of New York City, the ne\vs •story read, had named Rita Hayworth, Sylvia Sidney, Lana Turner, and Jane Russell as the four most exciting women in motion picture history. Not a bad choice. Except that we would have named six, adding Hedy Lamarr and Clara Bow. We were happy, Ihough. nboul Sylvia Sidney. She's always been one of our favorites. She can take our heart— squee/.e it skillfully and hand it back to us—half hers—in most any role. Remember her Britain stands today as high ns she ever stood in a thousand years. She Is respected in every part of the world and loved by many.— Winston Churchill. . i In sue!) pictures Streets," "Trail of Pine," "You Only "American Tragedy." "City the Lonesome .„.. -.-, Live Once," "Dead End," and "Street Scene"? Hmmmm I Maybe, like us, you've wondered where she's been for a while. Well, like ninny another from the stage, she went back to It for a couple of ' "Ansel wood to resume her film career. "Exciting'! I'm so glad Mr. Varady used the expression 'exciting," Sylvia said over the telephone. '-'1 describes my life perfectly.." BREARAGH LIST "There was the time," Sylvia said "when I broke my ankle in the firs act of a play. 1 not only finisbet the play but took curtain calls. ho more than got to Hollywood I do a picture for Sam C.okhvyn whe I promptly broke it again. "And there was the time I ha the concussion," Sylvia said. Usi ally when an aclress goes to masseur und beauty salon she come out beautiful—but not Sylvia. "Whet I went, Jusl before we starte 'Dead End,' I came out in a doc tor's arms, with blood all over n face. 1 was walking down a ha plays. . Street." Now she's back in Holly- Shoes tire cosily— have them 're L newed where cx- acllnff care combined" wilh superlative worlilnan- their being properl Every style of repair Is made her RIGHT! H-fiLTCRS QUflLlTY SHOC.SHOP. IZI W. MfllN ST. 1 WHISK On Hand At ALL TIMES MARTIN'S WHISKEY SIORES 112 W. Main 420 W. Ash SPECIA RUM—Pints 1.50 —Fifths 2.50 BRANDY (values to 5.50) Fifths. $3 GIN . Fifths 3.50 ARKANSAS GRAPE WINE 40c PER BOTTLE NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may b« ruining your property. Call me f<H check-up without cost or obligation. EATB, MICE AND ROACH CONTILOlL. GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP IM E. KentuckT Phone Z3» First Biography of America's Great General ....... pl.trllmlcd, NEA Strvlcc, Int , 10», VI |—theToscanini of the grandstands. Ike's voice boomed out like the I roar of a cannon: "Kali! Rah! Ray! K ANSAS IKE led his name em- —Rah! Rah! HAH!—West Point!— blaioncd on a bronze tablet at West Point! AK-MA.Y1—Hay! Ray! West Point. He attained the Hall Ray!—RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH! of Fame, in the great tradition of RAH! RAH!-Wcst Point!—TEAM! the institution, on the field of com- TEAM! TEAM!" bat as an athlete.' Here valor and * • * unconquerable spirit are intrinsic f AILY and gregariously Ike car- qualities in Ihe measurement of a [^ ried on through his last two man. Ike came from a rugged stock years. He did his share of the in the beauty parlor, tripped, hi my head and the next thing I kne a doctor was ashing me my nan num. IIVIT L-IUUV; Aiun. t. .u^^v.v, O.KVH i^etii^, nv \uu ma ^nmv; vi i,,*When F told him, lie answerc 0 ( pioneers. Fortitude, hardiness, grousing, enough to show that he •Well, for a glamor girl you're thej an( j courn g c were bred in him. [was a thoroughly normal cadel. ahead, All he IiacI learned was now to bo tested in practical experience—a chance to command jnd, be commanded. M ANY stories about Ike are told by West Pointers. Highest' tributes are paid lo him as a soldier and as a man. "I was a first classman when Eisenhower came in," Col. O. J. Gatchell, professor in the Depart' menl of Mechanics, says. "The impenetrable wall between upper classmen and plebes did not allow me to get into fellowship with him. But Anny life brought us into inlimate contact in later year?. I found him a strong character. It was a pleasure lo work wilh him. He was one of the most considerate men I have ever met, A )ur Boarding House with Major Hoople Out Our Way By J. R. Williams „,.,.„. WE FOLKS HEREABOUTS ARE no& VJILO ABOUT SUNS—,t TOLD AS A LM3 T UUWTeD CHMA01S .FOR. LEATHER COWS— t COULD l<MOCl< OWE OFF A DISTANT MOOrtTAM PEAK AtvSO SVXOOT BUTTONHOLES W IT OW THE •iMW tXWW.'-*-SO-WE^ DARED N\£TO A MATCH, AMD MADE BETS, IF VOU LET TH\T THIMO WALLOW AROUMP IM MY PAMSIES AGIM.l'LL PAW'S CIVIL WAR CL1C1< N'OUR. ^RlO&EV^OR FAST.TvJlSGS JUERE'D GET THE SET HE ML AGLOVJ, OLD GUO&TS W&R VJM OLVT=- \vorst moss I've ever seen.'" Sylvia went right on. "1 disobeyed :the doctor's orders. He said I'd have to stay In bed for three weeks. Next day. I rushed lo the studio at 1 o'clock in the morning and everybody screamed. 'What happened lo' you?' My face was swollen and discolored. I was the first movie star those 'Dead End' kids had ever seen. I looked more like a Dead End Kid than they did." JODEV'S TONSH.S "Excitement? Didn't you hear about 1 Jodcy's tonsils? Thai was really exciting. He's only four and a half, you know—my son. Well there 1 stood ready lo sign Jode> in a New York hospital one morning when Ihe nurse asked, "Who is Ills father?' I answered politely •Luther Adler.' She said she nuvs have his written permission for the operation and 1 said, 'But 1'v signed-his father is in Chicago U a play.' However, she was the ad amant type so I suggested sh phone htm long distance. "Luther was In bed asleep. Tb minute I said. 'Jodcy's in the hospital and—' he got hysterical. 'Just bis tonsils and adenoids,' I explained. He calmed down and Insisted, •Get him lots of Ice cream.' Finally the nurse took down his statement. Luther, still half asleep, repealed after her: 'I, Luther Adler, 8' ve permission lo have my son Jodcy's tonsils removed.'" ... was in this gymnasium and To his classmates he remained al- out on the athletic field that young ways a leader, a man whoso views Eisenhower made his first eon- and decisions on any important quests. In boxhig, wrestling, fenc- matter were lo be considered ing. he, met his adversaries with I fully, and usually to be accepted, skill and prowess. And here, in His position in his class was some- Ihe swimming pool, he developed thing quite unrelated to chevrons. he endurance which was lo stand He did not need them. lim in good stead. 1 Fon four years "Ike" maintained The covclcd "A." won al West a fairly uniform academic average Point was Ihe first decoration I which finally graduated him at the Dwight Eisenhower ever wore, top of the middle third of his class. LHvigtlt r.lstlulu wd wtl wuli.. i >*'!• "i *>i>- i>.,v,\»»- v....v. \j* ...j L.I,^^. Lillle did he realize that this in His best showing in any subject future years would bo followed by I was in English. Even now bis the highest decorations of his own former instructors recall his trcn- counlry and the leading nations of chant and frequently unorthodox Ihc world. I style, a characteristic which has Eisenhower on the football grid- grown more pronounced wilh the iron was "fast and furious." As a years. He has never wasted words, halfback they dubbed him llie nor lefl any doubts of the mean•"Kansas Cyclone." ing of what he had to say. ' H was a grievous disappoint- Except for a brief emergence ment to Ike when a gridiron injury as a high-ranking corporal at the put him on the sidelines. Football outset ot his yearling year, this i experts said that the Army and future commander of our armed |thc football world had lost "one 'forces in Urifain was not over- ot Us greatest promises." The Kan- burdened with chevrons. Frankly, sas Cyclone had been destined for he was not interested. True, m the Uic football hall ot fame. final year he re-emerged as a color His love for the game, however, sergeant. Perfect Physique and a . a .... li.-i _^ J n *U „..,». *n1lAj4 -frtl- 1W +lirt Cats were trained to catch birds In ancient . train them quickly found a new outlet for bit of dash are ca led for in the his enthusiasm. He became a cheer proper hand ing of the colors at - Ike had t">ln- s enusas. leader. Long will he be remcm- ceremonies. Ike had bored as he stood before the Graduation Day, on Juno bored as he soo eore e , , jblcnchcrs and aroused huge 1915, meant, to Dyrtght ^isagwwer throngs to vociferous outbursts only ono thing— geUing Immcdi- that echoed over hills and valleys, ately into the service of his coun- wore his V willi prido as try. The sabers and gold bars were swung arms master good listener, he wns quick to grasp suggestions, analyze them, and adopt Ihem if lie considered them sound. He was always sympathetic and ready to help. He overlooked mistakes if he believed them honest, hut he will not tolerate blunders. He rarely loses his temper: when he does it is for a good cause." This picture o£ General Eisenhower is. given by' Lieul.-Col Mcade Wildrick, Public Relations Officer at West Point: "He is good- natured, very human, easy to work with. He enjoys a good joke ami laughs heartily. His geniality pervades cveryihins—but when he docs get mad he is mad Hirougl- and through. He explodes like bomb at incompelence." A one-time ranking officer of the Department ot Tactics in Eisenhower's day recently summed up what may bo accepted as the official prediction for his career, dated June 12, 1315, Ike's gradu- ( alion day. "We saw in F,iscnhower a not uncommon lype," he remarked, ";i man who would thoroughly enjoy his Army life, giving both to duly , and recreation their fair values.. We did not see in him a man who • would throw himself into his Job so completely that nothing clso would matter'." , It was not tho first time that higher authority has misjudged a yoiilh. 12,

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