The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1944 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 14, 1944
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TAtiKFOUB JEB ILYTEBVILL1 OOU1M HVB . XBB OOOROB *m oa a. W. HADflB, PttWWur BAITO1L F, NO3RIS, Idltor JAftOB A, OATXK8, Adwtblnc Bete Ntuocuu AdnrtUac ftaUw* Wltnei. Oo, Hiw lort, (ratt, Aitate, PabBibM Aftenoon Bn»* Modw u Mooid clMi twtUr M U» »<vt- •ffloe »t Hytbeylll*, ArUnwf, unto Mt of O»m- October I, 1117. •med by UM TJnlu* .Pn« BOBSCROTTOW RATM By carrier in the city of Bljtfaerill*, M« f«t ' wet, or see per month." mt anil, within * ndlui of 49 mile*, |4M jwr r*a, «XOO lor «lz month*. »1.00 for tbi»e nuwttu; «y m*U outride 60 mile ion« (10,00 P«r rev j»y»ble to tdvance. Canada's Own Army Canada's soldiers at last are fighting as members of their own army. ...They and their countrymen can well be proiid : that the Canadian 1st army, organized in England in 19-12, is finally operating in France as a separate entity. And win tin's country, as admirers of bur good neighbor and ally to the north, can understand and share that pride. In this war as in the last .one, Canadians have won the reputation of being among the world's best soldiers. As such they have been called on io do a lot of tough and bloody tasks. Two years ago at Dieppe they displayed a bravery that can stand in their country's history with that of their fathers at 'Ypres, the Somine, Vimy Ridge, Amiens and Cambrai. Canadians have distinguished (hem- selves in the Italian campaign, and in the recent smash through German defenses at Caen. In the dark days after Dunkirk, Canadian troops were England's best hope to repel the expected Nazi invasion. Canadian flyers have participated .in-all the great raids on Germany and occupied Europe, often making up 30 to 35 per cent of RAP personnel. And Canadian sailors have manned almost half the total convoy operations between America and Britain. Canada, as we well know, has done far more than her per capita share toward victory. Her army of 478,000, navy of 80,000, and air force of 203,-OQO men are a tremendous force from a country of 11,500,000 people- All the 'men on qvGvseas.iluiy are volunteers:• " This contribution has been made •' almost 'anonymously as part of the ! f British military force. Canada is a . young, proud, strong nation. Naturally - she appreciates national recognition. Her industry has built up a navy from what was almost literally one tugboat before the war to a fleet that could put more than ]00 ships into the D-Day invasion. Her industry has help- V, cd to transform a few Canadian in^.fan try divisions into what is probably :.'."the most heavily armored force in any -.;.;• of-the world's armies—a sort of elite assault corps. 'In the Allied plan of teamwork which General Eisenhower has preached so earnestly and practiced so superbly the Canadians now have tlieir own team. They are not subsidiaries any . more, but equals. In view of their spirit, 'their accomplishments and their sacrifices, this is as it should be. Ironic Paradoxes Sir Romiltl Storrs, former British governor of Palestine, has taken Americans to task for advocating opening Palestine to refugee Jews in a testy piece in a London paper. "It is an ironic paradox," he writes, "that Allied citizens . . . should seek to prove their sympathy with perse- fLTTHBVILU. (SXK.J POCKM cuted European Jewry not by opening their own doors, but by forcing yet more myriads into a densely populated and protesting country the si/.e of Wales, of which they themselves are neither the owners nor the mandatory controllers • . ." Sir Ronald forgets, or perhaps has not heard, that we have opened our doors—belatedly and inadequately perhaps, but at least to the extent of one " free port" of haven. He forgets or perhaps dpes not believe that the Jews have a claim to Palestine centuries older than "ownership" or mandatories. We should like to recommend to Sir Ronald a recent book on Palestine by Dr. Walter C. Lowdermilk, who is not a politician but an American agricultural expert. Dr. Notulermilk tells how the Jews in Palestine, by conservation and irrigation, have made large desert areas of this "densely populated" country" fertile and productive. He also tells a pathetic story of a shipload of Jews who had fled the in Czechoslovakia, and who were allowed to dock in Palestine only because their ship was vermin-infested. Tho passengers were doctors, lawyers, scientists, educators, soldiers- All were sick with scurvy. Some had died, packed in shelf-like wooden bunks in the hull of their old tramp steamer, stifled by weeks at sea under the broiling Mediterranean summer sun. Many more, perhaps all, would die. For they couldn't slay. The Nazi's had given them no visas- They couldn't land in British-mandated Palestine—or anywhere else—without them. So they went back to sea. of OtlteM, Reproduction La this column of editorials from other newspaper* doc* cot necessarily mean endoriemtnt but Is an acknowledgment cf to- terest In (be subject* discussed. Fulbright Wooed The voters of Arkansas have promoted Representative Bill Fulbrisjht to tile United Stales Senate, and n well deserved promotion it was. He lias shown himself lo be progressive within (lie framework of constitutional government nncl realistic In his outlcok on America's part In the postwar picture. JL ivns Inescnpnble Hint his progrfisslveriess would attract the attention of the opportunists drooling in the shade or lie Democratic Party, find they arc rushing out lo him with open anus. We have confidence thnt Bill Is capable of determining who tire real Democrats, real liberals, and who arc not. He will be courted and feted from now until lie take:; office next year, and he will need the sales resistance of a Galahad to withstand the Hillinanite.s. The voting trends indicate Hint the Senate will be n pretty evenly divided affair, come January, mid Ihcy will need helpers. Because he took a progressive look on some legislation he was tagged, unsuccessfully albeit, with CIO Political Action Committee approval In his race for nomination. Thnt could have been fatal In Arkansas it the voters had believed lie was In wllli the PAC. lie htvndlod that one, but it got clown to the short hnir ni limes. If he thinks he has been in a mud fight, just let him cross the glibcrals who are wooing him now and he will know tl:c real meaning of smear. The lack of tolerance amongst the cocktail hour political engineers who are trying to reroute the American Way is notorious. It is well that he has been advanced to the Senate, where .his understanding nnd appreciation of what must be done in the postwar ern will be more fully utilized. That Is by no means the only Important matter in which he will interest hiiiiielf, but It is of such consequence that lie will nece.ssarlly remain aloof from anything that would appear to be alignment with the "ism boys." Even before he is in the Senate he will have the problems thereof thrust upon him. Bill played in the bnckflcld wliilc at Arkansas U. He Is going to have to show some real broken field running before long. —COMMERCIAL, APPEAL MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 1 SIDE GLANCES COPR. 1944 flY HEA SERVICE. IKC. T. M BEG. U- S. PAT, OFT. "Since Chcslcr has been running for cily councilman, be always puts on thai Willinm Jennings liryan voice when :'^'i^. .'j',."' he answers .Ihe phone !'!>-v,.iwjw/fw>; •THIS CURIOUS WORLD , Ferguso Well_Protected, but in the Dark A BIRDS NEST WAS FOUND BUILT OF &.ASS.' WHEN LIQUIDS SHOf INTO THE AIR FORM INTO FINE GLASSY THREADS, AND THESE ' CARRY GREAT DISTANCES OVER THE ISLANDS OF HAWAII. IT WAS OF SUCH THREADS THAT THE BIRD HAD CONSTRUCTED ITS UNUSUAL WHEN YOUR TEETH ARE KNOCKED OUT THEY'RE KNOCKED IH/' HANFOHD -MARKHAM PUE8UO, COLORADO, HAS A LAW THAT FORBIDS THE GROWING OF Plan Return lo Old Jobs .NEW YORK (UP) - Columbia University alumni now in the armed forces plan to return to pre-war vocations, a survey conducted by (he university's appointment office indicates. Questiojmnlres wore sent to 5,000 graduates and former students, A majority of the 1,800 who replied Indicated a desire to take up life where it had been interrupted by the war. NEXT: The lareesl eye the world ever has known. ' In Holiy wotKl V.V EKSKIN'IC JOHNSON NEA Staff C'orn>s-|iomleii( Everybody in Hollywood likes Ingrld Bergmnn. For her naturalness on and off Ihe screen. But particularly off tiie screen. There's where It rcnlly counts u'illi the stuciio folk. As one of her co-workers tolcf me, "She has no affccta- .lons—not even little ones." We found Ingrid wearing pink horn-rimmed glasses as a scrious- nlnded young psychiatrist In her new movie "Tho [louse of Dr, Edwardes." Ingrid shook hands like she incimt it. "Come into my little iiousc." she said. The "little house" turned out to be her dressing room, •cry plain. She was to talk to. And that Revgnnin smile is just as warm in ;icrson us ou the screen. She was wearing a trim suit nnd i perk turn. Only Incongruous note was flat-soled tennis sneakers with aces around her ankles. "I always wear low shoes," she snid, "I'm so tall yon know—5 feet 8. 1 ' Movie queens on (lie tnlllsh side do not usually brins up the subject in the presence of tile press. We told La Bergman .so. )ur Boarding House with Major Hoople Out Our Way By J. R. Williams UPPER. 8:15?— OKW, BUT HOW SOU STUFF TvJO PEOPLE ANDT\»O HIPPOS IKi . TMOT SPACE/ is' JEASV. W I'M.THREE V^ E6AD/ I MMEBF ft r>a-JC. I h.-tc- V/Tnen.i ...A^S IF YOU BELIEVE IN VVIPIW 'EM ALL V'-\ OFF TH'MAI? THEN v;' v l'.S WHUYRE VOL1 •••*--' LEAVIM' THATfO JWOlJ -V TO 6ET A BACK OM A MILK TRUCK.' 1 '^W LEAVE OMETO N].V "^Sn? WITH--WE COT / ^ ^Vri\-\ DIPLOMATS, AM' \ (S? j IMS'JP F i MW./ YV- ' UHEYU 8ERIDM6. THEY HAD IIKK ON A 1»()X "That's silly." she laughed, "they ar c always standing me nearest Die tallest extras on the set to make me look smaller. Ami I wear nar- row-shouU!creil clothes. Why, jusl the other clay for a scene with Gregory Peck they said. 'Have Ill- Brill stand on n bos. She's not tall enough: It was wonderful. Usually they have the man standing on ?. box. Or wearing lilgh-heeleti shoes, like Charles Boyer had to wear li: •Gaslight.'" There was the time Ingritl reported for work at M-G-M. 'nicy gave her a dressing room. U was dusty. So she took a broom and a dust cloth and went to work. "They thought i was crazy," she said. "Sometimes I can't tmdcrstnnd Hollywood." Everyone had such nice things to say about Ingrid Bergman that we just had to ask her. "Don't you ever eel temperamental—blow "up nnd throw things?" No. she couldn't remember ever having thrown anything. "I've seen people blow up on the set, though." she said. "They look so funny when thc v get hysterical that I've never tried it." There was one tiling lhat dirt irk her n little though. But H was really more of a joke than anything else. "Every time I slnrt a new picture they coll me in for make-up Ic-ils. They try 20 different shades and then they settle on the same make-up I've always worn. Why. I wear the same make-up l wore when I made my first pictures in Sweden." Speaking of pictures, Ingrid said that of the nine she ho.s made In Hollywood she liked "Gaslight" nnd "Dr. jekyll nnd Mr. Hyde" best. She didn't like "Casablanca" so well. "I didn't have much to do," slie said. UVKS TWO LIVES What picture did her husband. Dr. Peter Undstrom, like best? "I don't know," she said. "Rcnlly -rl must ask him sometime.'' As you probably have heard, Ingrid has drawn n chalk line between Ibe studio nnd her private life. She does not penult photographs of her 5-year-old daughter. She doesn't talk about her husband, who is now a resident <toclor nt LOS Angcks County Hospital. She does not permit "at home" photographs. Between pictures she takes pl- nno, singing nnd dancing lessons. She recently purchased a home In Bcvcrlv Hlllj, Hie first she's ever owned. FOE SALE CONCRETE STORM SEWER ALL 8IZK8 Cheaper Than Bridge Inmber Osceola Tile & Culver* Co. (91 Osceota, Ark. Shoes are costly—• Iiave (hem renewed where evading care coni- tiineil with super— lative workmanship insure their being properly repaired. Every style or repair 1 3 made here —RIGHT! HH=rLT€RS - . .. 12V W; MWIN S,T..' ( GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing and Tire WADE COAL N. Hwy. 61 CEILING PRICES Phone 22<! WHISK On Hand At ALL TIMES f MARTIN'S WHISKEY SJORI 1 112 W. Main 420 W. / SPECIALS! RUM—Pints 1.50— Fifths. BRANDY (values fo 5.50) Fifths. GIN Fifths 3. ARKANSAS GRAPE WINE 40c PER BOTT ^^•••a i !•• HI•.,i, •tjfcnj NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be ruining your property. Call me check-up without cost or obligation. BATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTEOX, GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHiP entucky Phon<) First Biography of America's Great General ilrrlgbl, !»!>, Ann Woodward Mlllcn Ii'itrlliulttl Xl'l >..„,,. i SOLDIER BKIBEGROOM vir • • • • •CECOND LIEUTENANT EISEN^ HOWEH, 24 years old, stepped ;from AVcst Point into World War •I. Here he was to show his genius .in the new age of mechanized war- .farc ns the organizer of the first ;American tank corps to enter ibatllc. : America was preparing for the ^inevitable day when it would be Idrawn into Ihe vortex. Thirty-six days before Ike graduated from West Point, German submarines had sunk the transatlantic passenger ship Lusilania (May 7, 1915), with a loss of 1105 lives, ol whom •124 were Americans. Protests only brought defiance from the Germans. Ruthless submarine warfare ;came- home to ships flying the r Amct'ican flag. • We find young Iko first assigned ;4o the 19th Infantry at Fort Sam : Houston, in San Antonio, Texas V>n Sept. 13, 1915, a few miles from his birthplace in Denison. Here again he was under the shadow .of the historic Alamo. Six months later when Pancho Villa began his r.iids over the Mexican border, burning American homes, Second Lieutenant Kisenhower was made Inspector-Instructor of Militia on the Mexican border. This was his job from Aug. ], 1915, to April 1, 1917. Punitive forces under Gen. John J. Pcrshing began chasing the bandit into the Mexican mountains. Some years later, after Pmliing had won fame leading the American Expeditionary Forces in France, Villa, was ambushed and killed in Durango. : Daniel S. Miller, now a military policeman at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, tells this story about young ;Eisenhowcr at Fort Sam Houston in the fall of 1815. Miller wts Ike's first orderly. "One evening I had a dale at San Antonio and needed a pair ot civilian shoes so I sneaked a pair of the lieutenant's without being caught. The next morning I arose early to replace them under his bed. As I was cleaning his room ilial morning the lieutenant quietly remarked, 'If you want a pair of shoes don't be bashful, ask for Ihcm—don't sneak them out!' I was dumbfounded when he added, "You can use those shoes any time —they are yours.' " Young Eisenhower received his promotion to first lieutenant while stationed at Fort Sam Houston on July 1, JBIG, and on that day was married to the charming Mamie Geneva Doud in Denver, Col. The soldier groom was 25 years o!cl and his bride was 10. * * * • 'PHE vivacious Miss Doud had left Iowa, her birthplace, nnd gone lo Denver, Col., during World War I. Her parents were in San Antonio, Texas, and she went to visit them. The story in the Kisen- hower family is that when young Dwight met her—he was slnlinncd at Fort Sam Houston at that time —he decided (hen and there, "This is the girl I'm going to marry." It is further said that on the night Mamie, as he calls her, firsl mel Dwight she had a dale with another mnn nml was anxious to gel away. Together with her parents and a nelKhboriiig juilge and his wife, she was having dinner at the ofllcerV mess. Mamie didn't want to slay. )for mother (old licr they would bo polite guests— Mamie's young man could pick her up at the post after dinner, or not at all. There was to !» no argument about the matlcr. Mamie stayed. <• _~ -. This oti a Sunday night, and Dwighl M s nt Uic officers' mess. He nnd Ma.iic got along well fron- the beginning. Before her date Mamie walked around with Dwi«M lo inspect the first sentry. The next night Dwighl called the Doud residence & and again. Mamie herself hmf^l to a picnic. When she rel ! S| the maid told her a Mr. "I ;{O thing" had been railing evJSj minutes. The telephone rangf% and Jlaniie ans^^cred it. tl'jf "He asked me io go lo thc'jl at the 'big night' afthc Mail she admits. "Well, nil of \iM were always dated up f 0 S night, so I told him i four weeks before I I: ning open." A/lor much futile Dwight took the engagement weeks ahead, but he says he aged to arrange some dates vnncc of the big event. The ship sinned in October, in D uer they were engaged. 'J'ENSE excitement 5,\vep . _/ United Slates on April CJJM Savajfe suhinnrinc attack American shipping forced enter World War I. Thirl' (lays aflcr we entered thi first Lieutenant Eiscnhowt c.irne Capiain Efecnhower, ol 15. Captain Eisenhower \vai to Cntnn Wilson to train th' tional Guard of Illinois, nnd became Assistant Mustcrind cer nf the Southern Depart He was now receiving his fill pcn'enco in the making of tins The first American troops l| in France on June 5, ID17. c| Eisenhower was at this linj Hegimcntal Supply Omcer.g (he 57(h Infantry at Leon S|| Tex-., from April 1 to Sejj Across the sea battles n)onj» the Sommc, aloii) F Menin Uoad, at VX.^ufi, at' Man's Hill" and : :ll 30-1, Camhrai. Captain Eisenhower was n| n reputation as one of the f young, officers in American] ini,' camps. He was sent (cj Oglelhorpe, in Georgia, structor nt the Olllcers' Tr! Can\p Irom Sept. 20 to Dec. H was during this perio Eisenhower's war bride, b^ Texas, presented him with hi son, christened Doud Tt Eisenhower, born on Sept. 2* nt Fort Sam Houston in Sa [ tonio. NEXT: Tank Corps Coniw .\ 9.

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