The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 24, 1944
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Hungiy Gobs Like Sight Of IBK's Quetr-Ugly Craft Supplies Good Food On Normandy Beaches Bj DON bWEENEY United Frees War Correspondent LONDON (UP)-Of all the queer and ugly^crafts participating In the tremendous Job of supplying Ihe Normandy -beachhead,-.perhaps the queerest: and ugliest ..are the LBK's —Landing Birge, Kitchen But the sight of these flat-bottomed, top- heavy scows is a pleasure for the hundreds of creu members of other craft who.,are; rushing tons nnd tons of supplies from the decks<of merchantmen to'the beachhead supply dumps. To Ihese men tlie> are the "sailor's Joy' for there's always a hot meal to be had to a hungry seaman on board; LCM's and LCVtPl's come alongside Uie LBK's and pick up containers with full meals for their ciews One LBK. can supply hot meals for o\er five hundred men nnd there are ten or them lying off (be const of Konoandj Fach of them has a compliment of twenty-five men. Thirteen .of them .are•• cooks, • nine ore seamen and three'stokers. ' The kitchens—as one'might, expect or'Navy craft-are spotless. The equipment incliides all Hie l«t- esl'gadgels for turning out a.large number of meals In a minimum of space. The stoves - are - oil - fired n nd are surrounded by automatic potato-peelers, refrigerators, mixers, etc, . : • ; •:.,.... • One barge has been' assigned the Job of baking-bread, for the little fleet arid is turning out over oiie thousand pounds per day. Us chief cook Is 'proudest of -the fact that In the whole'of-the last month' before taking Vthe new assignment his •kitchen used corned beef on the' it In a meat'pie. BLYTgEVBLtg (ABK.), COUBDSB How to Bail Out of a Flying Fortress HI' ,' '. PILOT. Exils fourlh jf group in nose of plane, through forward end of bomb bay He is last man to leave plane NAVIGATOR CxMs f,,si through front entrance door BOMBARDIER: Exils sec- ondllirough front entronce doar UPPER TURRET GUNNER. Exits first out forward end of rhi t iv. i!" I f/ X t'u "fu' ^ ' oward end '' "*"* ba *- RAOI ° OPERATOR: Exits d«^WGHfvSi?irr.m^« b r boy - LEfT y^ l$T GU NNER, Ml, first out-main ent/oix* GUNNER r,^h I GU , NNER ' EX " 5 SCC ?" d Illrou 9 h m °"> enlroncc door BALL TURRET OUNNEKiUils third out mom entrance rJoor TAIL GUNNER Exils Ihrojgh small emerqency door in lail Each man taVes with him individual scol-typo dinghy ond breost-lypc parachute, hung conveniently near his stolion iKSffis SB pS£^;s^,sr ^i: s&^sry? 1 * fe % * ••fe 1 ^™?:'™;^'.™;*^^^ f > ..... .... .. it is sketched from, data' Division/ • ! A • • *• r- .--•-—"•:•"."". "'••'> > -"!'«-B U I : »»'S. i in; uiaijram iinovc .sJinw.s (lie set rnulim> .-Army . Air.Foraa wrety .experts., lulchsivc ground (trills make crews' reactions automatic 1^ — -—-™ -i»w™J:wnft;D.^l)a«!d by.A/.FFiiylit Control Command, 'Snfclx.EducQJion'. How Maquis Women Fight •BY .ROSETTF HAKGKOVE - NEA War .Correspondent SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE. _ While the.percentage'of women'Nvho' Behind, the (ncndo of the average nomew)fo,pr.W)gc-cnn)er they Jild the manifold activities of the 1 imr- actually' took re the tlsan. I an ImnorUiiit part, in the resistance. B C D I rt 11 10 Year C IV Li W -W Guaronf «ed Moothproofing Protects CLOTHING— RUGS—FURNITURE- DRAPES— BLANKETS-erc. Ask for fhe schedule of reasonable prices. HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—ClothUi ••••MM^^ Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! BARKSDXLE MFG. CO. Blytheville, Ark. . Phone 2911 help , - ei- women whose htuiiniitls iind been executed, nmtle pi'lsoners, or de- ])0rled to Oprninn.'^^ 'Ihe cnring ol onilmns or youngsters whose ptii-kni); hncl been ilc- portccl soou'lecnmc nnother brn^h of clandestine work In which women: of < the resistance S|)eci(il|j;e<l Iii.Vinnny cases where Jews were rounded up -mid crowded Into trains for • deportation Frenchwomen have run ibeslde the •slow-moviiiB -trnlns 1 and snatched bAbles ''and young-' sters thrown out to them by anguished parents. These children had to be provided with false- -papers and ration cards mid brought tip as members .of the rnmlly. 'Women acted us couriers, currying messages which obviously could not be sent through postal or telephone services. They distributed clandestine papers, helped with the printing-presses, stole identity papers and ration card blanks, passed on orders Tor meeting nnd snb- otnije, all hlghlv dungeioiis work for which the penally, if cniight, n truckful of small arins and ammunition—dropped by s parachute by the Brills)!— to "somewhere in the Haute Savole moim'talns," a distance of some' 80 • miles. The. truck was camouflaged ns nn ambulance. •ine Gestapo knew. 'that this was being clone under their very noses, yet had been unsuccessful In laying hands on a single load. • Arrangements were 'made for patriots 'to meet the truck just beyond the German control post and to be on the "qui vive" to come lo assistance of Madame A. Challenged - by the sentry, -she was asked: "What are yon carrying?" "A load of arms and ammunition, what do you tli-iik?" she replied with a smile and a shrug of her shoulders Meanwhile she had ostentatiously produced a large box of matches and a pack of clgarets, two of the most difficult tilings to come by In occupied France. She .asked -the sentry if ho smoked : nnd said lie coiild have the matches— that she Iwd lots more. Meiinwlle she was "'nlting for the dread moment when lie would again mention her load and she would be forced to make a Bcldway and perhaps shoot. After exchanging u few more amenities shc x declared she be on her way. The German guard waved her on and as n parting joke shouted: "And don't forget to thank the British." NO TASK TOO MENIAL For Frenchwcmen of all classes no job too meninl when there was It penally, if cniight, meani "••• Mnccrned Ihe patriots' army.. ! u esertipn deporlntion to German I Tll <JJ'' wfwhcd'.niid, mended liiciV lv)lic l> W.illi ps. clothes, risking' much to fetch and : ' ecl >- a div or V'C n'rrrc* ripHvni* tVim» UK linni. ^.« u.. «„-,«!, ROSS. Divorces Eleven divorces were grantee ye/tcrday in Chancery' Court whci Chancellor E. L,. Westbrooke Jr., of Jonosboro. elected lo Uie post las Friday, presided at his first sessiol here. . Tiic three-month old daughter Joan Helen Baniett, was awurdet to Ihe custody of her mother, Mrs Helen Ruth Barnett when she was, granted a divorce from Otho Jame:, Burnett on grounds of general indignities. In the divorce decree grantee Gordon Mitchell Irom Gertrudi Mitchell, the 14-yenr-oid daughter Rita Marie, was awarded to tin mother. The grounds for the sui were general indignities. Kirk Dimne Bennett, nine-montl old son, was awarded io the mot tier, who won her divorce suitagninsi Keith A. Bennett charging desertion. On grounds of three years sep nration, Hazel Vnrble Althousei was eranted a divorce from Amo Altliouseu; Paul noscnstein wa. grtmtctt a 'divorce from Paulim Rosenstc!n, and Mildred Kicld woi a divorce from William K. Kidd. Charging indignities, the follow fag u-ere grunted divorce (leerci yesterday: Mary Alice jordon George Jordon; Lorene Ciark F«y Clark; Waiter Kirk vs. Lulu Champ Kirk: Earl N. Mowrv vs Marguerite Mowry. . , Desertion-was thci grounds upo ,- which w.illiain C. Ross was gra '" " JU'c Smith vs. M. L: Smith; James '. O'Steen vs. Margaret T. O'Steeir ludson Cwciw vs. Marie Owens' - ' E. B. Martin vs. Ruby Mar- ti d NOTICE OF SALE (Arkansas) lotlce is hereby given that the< un- ersigned mortgagee in n mortgage xecuted by Lyii H. Croff to the lulled States on the Oth day of Ap- II, 1944, and duly filed In me of/lc" f the Recorder In and for Missls- ippi County, Arkansas; Ihe said Lyn H. Croff having waived all rights f appraisement, sale and rcdcmp- !on under the laws of the state of .rkansas; pursuant to the powers ranted under Ihe terms of the forementioned mortgage, and by , lie laws of the State of '111 on Ihe 25th day ol August 1044, between the hours of 9 o'clock In the forenoon and 5 o'clock in the afternoon of said date, at Mlssco, 9 miles west of Wilson, in the County of Mississippi. State of Arkansas offer (or sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, to-wlt: 2 black horse mules, 1 cow, 1 calf, 1 wagon, 1 middle buster, 1 breaking plow, 1 cultivator, 1 harrow, 1 planter, 2 mllars nnd 2 sets plow gear, 1 pressure cooker, 1 set cultivator scratch- era. Witness my hand tills the 23 day of Aut'iist,. 1944, United States of America, By Robert W. Downs, FSA Supervisor. THURSDAY, AUGUST 2<l, 1944 - Tluee centuries ago there wer only eight persons for .each square inlie of dry land on the earth. Today there are -10. DON EDWARDS Tfc* «HTB. OORONA, AND RUUNOTOlt iu vnaart Truuacthm liuit B« FOB GREATER PROFIT WfTS . .- a ...,.^., lu .tu-M mi" • .--"ce,[roih Mattie Holding deliver them. By hook or by crook' Ross they carried food to the Maquis as' Tw e!ve divorces suits have been ' ' -•-'••' filed recently in Chancery Court A DIXIE NETWORK OF GREYHOUND death or .. labor camps A, SliNTRV'.c "MATCHEIT . .... _;__.,_, Frenchwomen soon acmilred the wo " as sorely-needed clrugs.vvhcii cool-headed resourcefulness and | (hc y cou! d lay their hands on sup- "* lc y "re: Virginia Holmes vs. cunning necessary, to outwit the' p][ p s - .,(' DoiiaW^Holmes; Ruby stagg vs. L. One incicJent will illustrate A few weeks before D-Day a . - woman patriot was assigned to run "nncd guerrillas. Besides the pa- Trrn ._... ~ (riots' ariny, now known as the French Forces o[ tile Interior ant! numbering probably 750,000, is another great army of civilians who INTERNATIONAL HOG FEED The pig is the fasfesf growing farm animal. To get the biggest profit In Pork production, pigs should reach 250 Ibs. at an early age. Build the frame first, then weight follows easily. Adequate minerals is the solution for quioic body development. INTERNATIONAL Hog. Feeds are completely mineralized. They are practical Feeds for thrifty hog raisers and produce low cost Pork. ALWAYS insist on INTERNATIONAL. BUY INTERNATIONAL HOGFHDS Hrendy have-proved to the Allies .hnir desire to help. They represent at least 00 per cent of the population and include kids of 9 and 10 as well as venerable grandmothers. Youngsters lead our men to German snipers' hideouts or give wrong directions to the enemy: a peasant woman will conceal a soldier or a parachutist in her cellar until the coast, is clear; n gnarled fanner working in his field will keep a walchout for enemy movements. In these and In n hundred different ways thev are fighting the Battle of France, united In their :ommon Imtred of the oppressor. A transportationinet'- >vork 3,403 miles long gives unity to your vast, indispensable South and Mid-South. And this great pattern is formed by the routes of Dixie Greyhound —a division of the nationwide Greyhound system, the world's largest intercity busline operation, .'(dining many Hundreds of cities in/nine richly-productive states, Greyhound provides travel facili- • ties for a greater percentage of Southern population than any , other single transportation system. It links plantations to cotton , - markets, mining country to shipping and production, centers, big Greyhound Bus Terminal 109 N; Fifth cities to recreation areas, farm communities to trade centers. r> v ' The Greyhound system in Dixie cooperates closely with numerous connecting carriers to give you swift and efficient transportation" to points not reached by direct Greyhound service. Moreover, Dixie Greyhound's routes are linked to more than 60,000 miles of other Greyhound travehvays reaching to every section of America. / So always check with' your. .Greyhound agent regarding travel anywhere in the South, or anywhere in America. Phone 441 GREYHOUND Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main Sare 50% On TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Dr of S t•r• Main & Lake Phone Z822 PRESCRIPTIONS Fruhwt Stock Guaranteed B«rt PrfeM Kirby Drug Stores GULF, SERVICE STATION Corner 5th and Main Now Under Management of 0. E. 'Nick' Njcholson Washing - Greasing Slmonlilng - Tire Repair ONE STOP SERVICE stages; A. M. Thompson vs. Thompson; Joseph Jubic vs. Nettie Jubic; Barbara Lee Hancy vs. 1 Haney; M. C. McGloth- Mary McOlothcr; Martha guidon vs. Ernrst T. Lamlon; W OMartln vs.-Bonlyn Marie Martin- SINCLAIR It's Miss Mildred Jackson speaking, chief stewardess of Chicago and Southern Air Lines. And all Chicago and Southern planes rely on Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil exclusively because this oil saves wear, helps costly airplane motors lasr longer. Now that the motor of your car must last longer, too, give it the same protection against wear. Get Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil from your Sinclair Dealer. It stands up longer and lubricates better because it's both de-waxed and'de-jellied. Open 7:30 Show S^rta 7:45 Last Time Today 'Johnny Does Not Live Here Any More' with Hiinonc Kimon, .lames Kllisan & William Terry News of Uie Day Short , Ark. Fritlay and Saturday Tunisian Victory 7 A War Dociimenliiry You Won'l Want to Miss. SI-.IUAL: "Desert Hawk" Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 8—Show Starts at 8:15. SATURDAYS ft SUNDAYS Il'ox Office Oiicns 1 Show StiirLs 1:15 Thursday and Friday "SEVEN DAYS ASHORE" with Wally Brown & Alun Carney f'.- •.r!.I 1 :ti i aniount Ne-.vs .j West Main Near 2Ist St. , Sat starts 13:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens G:45 Continuous shows Sat. and bun. Last Time Today Double Feature 'THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER" with Bctlc Davis & Manic Woolcy and "HI, BUDDY" with Robrrl I'aije Friday and Siilunhty Double Feature C \ "THEOLDCHISHOLM* 1 TRAIL" ivilh Johnny Mack Brown x- T«x Kilter anil "COWBOY IN MANHATTAN" witli f.coti l.'rrol ' SKKIA1.: "Adventures of the Flying (,'aitcts" Comedy New Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday | . Best Washed Air Cooling System Last Time Today "TAMPICO" with Edward G. Hobinson Koy News aurt Short Friday "RIDIN'WEST" with Charles Starrclt Serial A Short '

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