The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1946 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 15, 1946
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fAGEfOUB (ARK.); COURIER NEWS' TO BL1 couram mre OO JAIOS L. VBtBOBT, Bdttot THOMAS B, ATKINS, nui* 00-"Hw Tot*. •t lb* pa*Mt of Oon- bj ttM ODtt*d PTMi •UBBCRICTIOM RATM By ewi1«r'tn Ih* eltj ot BWbcrllu «r coy •iburfau town who* evrMr Mntei to maintained, Mo per week, or He PIT month. By null, wltbtn a rmdloi of « mttat. •«• par r«u . (2.00 for rix montha, tljO* far tbn* monti»; OT mall ouuld* U mil* Moa, •IO.W par IMF wyablr in Jonesboro Cleans Up A headline in Sunday's Commercial Appeal recites' that the neighboring city of "Jonesboro Cleans Up Aflor Polio Strikes" and the news item explains ^hat,' _the activity followed the death Ot^Uyo children stricken by in- 1'antile .paralysis.' The.'clcaths brought action from Joncsbpjfp'.S .^Health 'Depiirlnicnt, and The Police • Department, too. Prperly owners iii certain sections of the city have been notific'd to make immudialu sewer connections, and otherwise clean up the city as a belated measure of protectiun-'lo. the health of others. In these clays when we know tho menace "of filth, and the danger which lurks in the careless handling of garbage and ; other refuse; when we know how powerful the common housefly is as an agent of death, and when we are .aware of 'the role the mosquito has played through the years as an enemy of mankind, -it is unfortunate that we will so often neglect to make use of our knowledge until after .some innocent lives have been sacrificed. • Jonciibbro's determination to clean up is of' importance to Blythcvilic even though BTytheyillc has no recent cases of infantile paralysis. Blylhcville has started put to improve the city's system of handling garbage. The officials and garbage collection employes need the full support of every household in making 'the new collection program function as a health measure before some dreaded .disease sweeps down on Blylhcville as jl has hit a sister city. The city needs better support than it is getting if it is to keep garbage 'from becoming a constant health hazard. And, if our carelessness should result in an experience such as Jonesboro has had, our negligence would be nothing short of criminal — as criminal as the drunken driver who takes the lives of others on the streets and high- to direct out 1 imllunal and International attain;. II Is doiiblful however If there has ever been rinoliicr time In our history when the leaders or our niillonnl liovcriimcnl, In Iwlh parlies, Imve been so completely motivated by jwlitlcal expediency as nt the present, time.. • , Hardly a diiy passes that .sowe recognized writer or speaker does nol call our attention to some action that .should lx> U«k6ii by our national leaders, with the additional comment that, we should not cx|>ect the need to Ire met uow "because tills Is ejection ye:<r." We arc also reminded often that "the presidential election Is only two years away." Well organized minority group,., uiroiiKh highly Ilnaneed lobbyists In Wnshlnston, nre making R increasingly (lllficult Cor our democracy to function for (lie good ot the whole people. A democracy can function properly only when the will of the mnjorlty Is the delcrmln- IIIB factor In tlic formulating or |K>Jtclcs. As a ivtult, of comparatively jccent developments, our imlfoiiHl lenders are more concerned about the good will of well orgimlzcd, minority, pressure groups tliiiii Ilicy arc about the general good of our national life. Without a iiiir.sliuii we are producing politicians much faster Minn we are producing statesmen. Henry Clay, with his attitude of "I would rallicr lie right (him be President," would be it rnlher lonelj figure in Washington. However, it our present ['resident, and his cabinet and our wnalors and congressmen had such a spirit to- daj. it is <pillc probable that many of our problems would soon be solved. U remains to be seen whether our dcmoc- lacy ciin survive muler present conditions. Just so lony as our Jiatlonal leaders feel that the blRBest Job before them Is lo make sure their re-election to olfice, Just that long we may expect governmental policies to be determined by pressure (rroups working through llmc-servlng politicians. The question is yet lo lie answered us to how long our democracy can survive In stifling atmosphere of such selfishness andsclt- scekinf;. — ARKANSAS 'METHODIST. SO THEY SAY ways. Views of Others Democracy Threatened By Political Expediency Cur nation is now goir.g through one of the most critical,.-.dangerous, crises In its history. Never before have we necdcr! no much the services of wise, pati\,i:c, unselllsh statesmen A iinllon Is not measured by wealth or population nlonc. It to judged by tho ciuallty of Its citizenry. To the liuprovcnient of that (|tmlit.y nothing contributes more Ihim docs education.— Gnv. 'Ihonins E. Dcwcy of New York. * - * # The atom bomb dropped over Hlklni has not produced doomsday. But It 1ms exploded somc- thlng move essential than n pair ot outdated ships. H hns considerably undermined confidence In the seriousness of American talk about atomic disarmament.—Pravdii, Moscow official newspaper. * * * H is now, In it.s moment-of power, that Inbor needs oulspuken find honest criticism.—Dr. Everetl Case, president Colgate U. ' •/' •'•"" ' * * * Never again will people live In a world divided by liiirrlcrs of mountains or oceans. We nre living in a world or united nations with little time-space.—Sen. Wayne Morse <R> of Oregon. We Americans can well, afford lo stop gorging at Hi.; average rale ( [1400 calories dally In order lo help those whose dally diets nre less than a thousand calories In order that they may be given a chance to survive.—Rev. Dr. Ernest F. Tittle of Evnnslon 111. * * * There rre plenty of ways to stop n law. it you follow the law. Many a time I've seen a cow leaning over the fence to nip the grass— but she didn't leave the pasture.—Eugene Talmadge, former Governor of Georgia. * » « It is .vbinit time the responsibility for alcoholics be felt even by tavern keepers.—Municipal Judge Lewis Drucker of Cleveland. General Duty LUCY AGNES HANCOCK r'lsht bxLucf Agnes KeiKock DUtribytcd by NEA SERVICE, INC I/ ' | : xxxm 'ptlE members of the stall mell- | e.d away and Kale Channing slipped her arm through that oE Mrs. Cantwell and drew her out ot the room; closin.? the door behind them. ' "Aren't you just a b:t hard on the lady, Doctor?" Sally asked. "After all, she probably can't help 1-hK—admiring you. I do myself." 'I know, my dear," the man frowned, "but you don't know what I have'eMJUred at the hands of that woman. I,can't, for the life of me, think.what I could have done to deserve this." "Cheer up, Doctor," Sally said. 'She can't" marry you without your consent, you know." , "Not marfjr me; but there's such a thing as breach of promise. Did you ever hear of that? She doesn't know that Vm perfectly aware of her case against Bromwcll Avery, the artist. C,ost him a cool fifty thousand, smashed both his ro- 'roance with Helen Moredock and his career The man's never been the same since. The woman's dangerous." I "She must be," Sally agreed. "Can't your sister protect you? Or, why don't you get married? That's the beat protection I know o*."( --"You iay it very glibly, my *«rr but who would marry an '«*$.bookworm lik* me? I'm nei£*«*• extremely wealthy nor even v<*l*Tabiy handMXne and I'm no 'Un«er young? '• ^ £ •• '•^~\nd yet tfie Cantwell v.oma: its you You must have some you, know. I trtl you, ho\ he's lovely—sweet, talented and bout Ihc right age. Come on, Doctor," she urged, "I'll help. Try vriling notes to her—just friendly ittle billet-doux—" * • » 'J-pAVENS!" ho cried. "Not love Idlers. I know enough bout law to realize letters may irove lo be dynamite, and often re. No, let's keep it verbal- hen if nothing comes of il—" "You mean you will?" Sally cried jubilantly. "Grand! Let's start with that visit tomorrow. 11 get things we can serve—let's see, I'll plan things tonight after I go oil duty. We'll have a rca larty." "But how can you be sure undesirables won't pop in?" "I'll No Visitors sign you. And : hope Sundcrlin or the Chief won't come nosing around white the party's on." "I hope you won't get into trouble doing it, my dear. We could have it in the morning. No many people call mornings." "That's an idea and we'll make t breakfast instead. Finel I'll get Kitly to help." And so next morning soon after nmp, .Kitly Howard wheeled her patient across the hall to room ,7 , the four had a merry time, it lasted until after ten when, by he grapevine, word reached them that the Chief and retinue had begun their daily journey of inspection. By ihc fim» Ihe 'dignified visitors reached the third floor, Doctor Channing was back m bed, listening to his nurse as she read from his latest manuscript Mule, across'the hall, - little "" Newall tit Uv tin «n^*» Don't Moke Me Laugh, Boys' ^ WHOLE LABOR MOVEMENT / you'P \ BETTER vo ' } 5cweTH;N<5' - J /\NP QUICK/ / ' \^ \ MONDAY, JULY 15, >. WASHINGTON COLUMN Why War Bonds Are Cashed By I'KTliK KDSON intermit wiir-workcrs who cashed NKA Washington <'urrcs|imHlpnl , In their bonds ill the slates where WASHINGTON, July !£•. (NKAI , they hud bullHht them, then used I'he wholesale wave of cashing in the 'money to co back where U'cy w»r honds. so freely predicted a came from. window knitting. Both patients Creeled llicir callers pleasantly Tnd the tour of inspection moved on down the corridor to the elevator where the Chief and Miss Sundcrlin rotte to fourth and the others in the company took the stairs two at a time Hud were on land lo follow sedately as Doctor Riclmrds and the superintendent took up their slow journey. » * * JJOCTOK CHANNING left the hospital (he first week in June. Elizabeth Newell went back to Bascom Junction, a village some sixty miles distant. Sally wished she might have been present when the two said good-by. bhc had a hunch Doctor Channing thought welt and often of Ihc slim little woman who had lived across the hall from him for five weeks Hut she could find out nothing from her patient although she confessed that she Inert. She managed lo bring Miss Newell's name into ihc conversation often during the first clays after her departure, but the good doctor was extremely reticent—he was not committing himself. Kitly Howard was more communicative. She said she had watched surreptitiously as the two slionk hands on the day her patient had left and she claimed there was something very romantic about that parting. Miss Newell had been up and about a few hours each day for two or three' days and the doctor was walking ™" n a c:ine ar>rt 'imping scarcely at all. Khc snid he came across the hall and the two stood for several minutes jusl outside in Ihe corridor and held hands. ! "I don't Ihink he kissed her," Kilty said regretfully; "but I know he said something special' because when she came back her, eyes were shining and her checks were like roses but she wouldn't talk. Very suspicious, my dear. Don t you agree? Wouldn't it be grand if it really c.-unc to something, Sally?" she said. "They nre both eo swell!" . . — (To t year or more ago. ;:as not malenal- .zcd, and apparently it isn't going o. For tile first six months of ly-lti, sates of all types of war savings xmds were half a billion dollars)" ;reater than redemptions. j The ireriort of war-contract can- ! rcllations, of reconversion, hns I come and gone; a lon^.haid period of strikes has come and gone. And still over 71 per cent of all bonds sold nre held by their owners. j Figures released by the Treasury's War Savings -Division • glvd • total | sales to date as totaling « billion | dollars. Twelve billion dollars' worth have been cashed In, and ;tD billion dollars' worth arc outstanding. If the percentage turn-in sounds high. It can be explained by a number of factors not visible in the figures themselves. Reasons given by people who have ensiled in their savings bonds provide good source material on what has" happened 'lo the financial condition of large numbers of people in the last year.. The number of people who arc buying bonds on payroll-deduction plans has fallen oil. The high'was 27 million, last November. Today, It is K million. Naturally, when there were cancellations of war contracts, layoffs, strikes and other work stoppages, and when millions of war-bund buyers were discharged from the armed services, many people had lo stop buying. But the idea that all, or a large part, of the wage-earners have had to turn in their bonds docs not appear to be correct. LOWER-INCOME GROUPS LEAD IN REDEMPTIONS Those who have caslu-:! their bonds are not necessarily the ours hardest hit by strikes. In the Pittsburgh and Detroit areas, which were the centers of steel and auto strikes that lasted nearly 100 days. redemptions actually dcclTned during the shut-down period. • Workers whose earnings in these Industries were better than average weathered the strikes without having to sacrlllec savings. I/owcr-in- come groups did not fare so well. During the war years there were 10 million people making $15 a week or less. Half of them bought liowls. In the next Income group, people earning from Slf> to $35 a week, three-fourths bought bonds. Instead of buying $5 savings stamps, which were all they could afford and all that would have been exper-tcd nf Ihcm, they bought lilghrr-drnomi- natlon bonds. When the war was over and their earnings rlndim-il, they had (o cash in first, and they're out of the bond-baying market now. Redemptions were highest last October. The Victory- Uoml drive of November and December reversed that trend, and ill January, always a good iKinti-buying moulh. sale;; were greater than redemption;;. For the first six months of 10!(i. sales of "E" Bonds in the faun states of Nebraska. Kansas. Iowa, and the Dakolas. plus the hiph- avcraee-lncome District of Columbia and (he state of Massaehnseil.;. were greater than redemptions. These arc the Ix>sl records. COAI, MINERS lli:i.I> BONDS DUKINO STRIKE 8otm: of tlic case histories down by Treasury's war-savings staff showed that these former war- workers went back lo their native districts to buy farms and re-establish huines. paying cash from their bonds. Okies ami Arkies who migrated to California poor in the drouth years went back prosperous after cashing In their war lionds. Treasury will put on another drive to sell bonds next fall. They hope that by that time there will lie enough stability so that sales will again exceed redemptions. "{)li, I'm only i;oini! <MI| \villi (icorge, so I'll jusl match sonic of llitsc old stockings—I am save my new ones lor . ; . , ii il;ilc with sonic . THIS CURIOUS WO*SJ> West Virginia. Pennsylvania. Ohio. and Kentucky—the big coil-producing states—have good records, with onlv 20 to 25 per cent of (he bonds owned there cashed in. despite the coal strike. In general. Southern and Western states have the lowest records. with from 23 to 53 per cent of their people's bonds cashed in. ' Southern California and Michigan, which were big aircraft-production centers, also expericncVd heavy cashtng-tn of bonds In the first half of Ihe year. But much of it Is believed to have come from' WHY r-rcsut THE MOON CIRCULAR ORBIT RESULTS FROM ITS OWN A\OVEMENT AND A fAffl?/, CAUSED BY THE GRAVITATIONAL FULL OF THE LATTER. * WHEN YOU LOAD UP, YOU LOAD J A,V\ES WINDER. , <5ROUND-5QUIR5?tL SFANDS ERECT ON ITS FEET TO SEE PARIHER "if. THE RESS * JN HOLLYWOOD ... By KKSKINK JOHNSON NEA Strviuc Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. July 15. (NEA)-, Kay Kyscr Insisted, on demonstrating his baby-feeding technique. He made a grab for three-wcck- old Kimbcrly Ann Kyser and said to the nurse, "Let me have her." "What for?" asked the nurse, neatly sidestepping him, with Ktm- berly Ann In one hand and a bottle In the other. i "I'm going to feed her," said the Olc Professor, "like I always do." "Why, Mr. Kyser," said the nurse, "you've never fed her before. Stop growing oft*." Kay blushed, but he made good. The nurse let him have Kimberly Ann, and he fed her a couple of swallows. He even burped her. But he was mighty awkward about it all. and the nurse wasn't happy until Kimberly Ann was Inck in her arms and Kay was out of the nursery. KAY'S IIOMK IS REAI.I.V UP We wanted to give you an inside report on Hollywood's newest parents Kay and his pretty wife. Georgia Carroll—so we went up to tlicir house In the hills back uf the Beverly Hills Hotel. "Up," though is an understatement. The house Is so far up in the hills we wished we had brought nlong an oxygen tank and a parachute. The Kyser home -it was Georgia's ' Winners Ixjfore she married Kay- is on one of the steepest hills In all of Beverly Hills. Automobiles of Kay's guests frequently slip their brakes and go merrily out of sight down Hie mountainside, never to be I seen agaiu. | We had never seen the place when Georgia was living there alone (darn it), but it was obvious that some changes had been made. They've added a nursery and built a maid's room over the garage. Kay did some of the work himself. In fact, he was painting when we arrived.' And he was, we can report, the best-dressed house-painter in the United States, If not in the entire world. He was wearing an $85 sjwrt cost, splattered with yellow, green, mid blue paint. IS HUE OK IS SHE NOT? We asked Georgia If she was going back to work now. "No," she said, quick-like. Kav's mouth popped open. "What do you mean?" lie said. "Of course she's eoiui; back to work. She has to pay for that nursery." We asked Kav if lie was going to make another movie. "Not if I can help it," lie said. Georgia said it was strange, but she had seen only one of Kay's pictures, "Around the World." "And she only saw that," Kav laughed, "because SHE was In it." Kay is battling again wtth hut radio sponsor. Mie fabulous George Washington Hill, over terms of a new contract. After spending thousands of dollars on what he thought was arthritis in his feet. Kuy finally found a simple remedy while entertaining in Ihc South Pacific- big, heavy GI shoes. "I didn't have arthritis at all." he said. "After IS years of standing in front of my band, my feet just wearing out. Now I wear heavy GI shoes with tuxedo or sport clothes—and I feel great " Sport Inventor HORIZONTAL l.G Pictured inventor of hasketbnll, Dr. M Occasion 15 Church wake 1C Indian weight 17 Marbles 19 Membranous bng 20 Three (prefix) 21 Gnudy 22 Annoy r«f 23 Worm 24 Split pulse •.!fi Pay 28 Web-footed birds 30 Sun god "1 Area measure :i2 Color 35 He first used baskets 39 Meadow 40 Extinct bird ;41, Belongs (o ; il 42 Discourse 48 Vessel 49 Insect eg[> 50 Fold 51 Antiquity (poet.) 52 Wooden pegs 54 Quebec town 50 Calmest 57 Scandinavian VERTICAL 1 .I.jkfr 2 Opposed 3 Repetition of parts •1 Half an em 5 M;ilc deer G Close 7 Against 8 Chills 9 Girdle 10 Myself 11 Within 12 Diadems IS Comb flax IB Georgia (ab.) 26 Anger 27 Light brown 2fl Rreach 29 Before 32 Gleams .13 Leave 3-1 Church festival 42 Look over 43 Great Lake 44 Resistance units 45 Spur 4G Bone 3fi Electrical unit 47 Cape 37 Fueled 53 Compass poinl 38 Treat 55 Exclamation Boarding House with Ma]. Hoople EGAD.' THE -THOUGHT STfl 6G6RS ME / -~- A SIMPLE , AMD MOT ewe OF XOU KMR-TRIGGER. MINDS COULD FATHOM n/-~- HHH.MEH.' M.V BRPilMS ARE: FOR ALL RIGHT GROPE YOUR WAV To A Loose CONNEC TIOM AKVD MAUE9.YOL) DOUBLE El KS6TEI Si so WMAT ? LETS FM.L IN BEHIND POPPER AND GET GO,MG ITS A LOMG LIMP TO OUR DESTINWIO^, IP AMY/ BUST ,, THE PARK? . KEXT; Airborne Invasion of Out Our Way ByJ. R.Williams IM TOUR WORDS. GIUlz Mg THE LOVVDOWM--AMP I'M SURE IT IS SOMETH1MO LOVJDOWM.' WHV THIS BUILD-UP OF A FEW D.RJV DISHES INTO A TQM-- WITH TUBS. BUCKETS. AMP BASKGTri T VJELl_, SHE S COMIM' OYER WITH TH' KIDS AM' THEY DRIVE ME MUTS -- BUT OME GLAWCE OUT HERE AN' SHE WOM'T STAY LOM&. V.VtY MOTHERS GET GRAY ,.„ ,„„

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