The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1950 · Page 3
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. TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 1950. (ATtm COTTRHDK HKWS PAGE THREB Nation Today: No /S/usion* — (./tt/e Man Never Quits Hoping for Better Time By James Marlow WASHINGTON, April 25. UP) — .The little man Is no spring chicken any more. He's lived a good while, seen a lot of things, some good, bad. his lifetime he has seen a baby bom, an old man die. And he has never stopped wondering nl v man's ability to be many things: ' A hero, coward, martyr, betrayer, tlilef. benefactor, liar, scoundrel, selfish, wrecker, builder, dreamer, realist, saint and sinner. He has seen people garbed in a natural nobility, warm and kind. And he has seen others moved by cunning cruelty. Sometimes In one lifetime, the little man knows, one man can be many of those things or just one of them alone. The little man has no illusions. He Knows and Sees From what he has seen, he knows, he would not want to 'foe there if a loaf of bread suddenly were thro\vn Into a roomful of long- slarvcd men. Not because of what might happen to him but because of what the sight of the bread might do to some of the men, but not all. From what he has seen of mankind—the many evidences of man's goodness—he knows man's capacity for goodness is very great. Why. then, .he asks himself, are not all men good, and kind and forthright? Why all the hate, suspicion, greed? Why do men hurt each other? Because one lifetime is short, the little man has known only a few pe^Se well. So what he has learned W^'t much. Still, he knows, the struggle for security—some call it survival—can twist a man's mind and fork his tongue. Desire for Security Tiie desire for security, the little man knows, can Uike many shapes: money, prestige; power, glory, only a daily job. It may be a consuming sense of fear, nroteil In his childhood, ivhlcl makes a man hostile to all 'man- Kind, suspecting everyone. Or. it may be the little thing nailed the ego—the "I am" In all ol us — which craves nourishment at any desperate price. A scholar may find his security, calm his fears and sooth his egc by working for a small salary In a library. Another man may have to feet his ego by inflicting pain so that •tandhig astride the live's he's ruined, he can tell himself: "I outsmarted them" or "I changed history" or "they'll never forget me." ' .life Nations Swept TJp Aii'n* sometimes whole groups o people and even nations are swep up in these things, the little man 1*l(s himself, and when they arc Wiry can Nlll and ruin and be fierce in a way no single man can equal. How long will this go on? How long will H. be before all men. content and secure, can lead a calm and kind and honest life with one another? The little man is too much of a realist to be caught trying to answer that one. When anyone asks htm, he shakes Ills head, murmurs something about "not In my lifetime" and asks to be excused from predictions about mankind. Still, he never has become used to picking up lils daily paper, which is a chronicle of struggle, without the hope: "" better." "Maybe today will be NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as Circle Inn, Etowah, Mississippi County. The undersigned .states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that lie has never bean convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the under- tlgncd has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July 1950, ant! to expire on the 30 day of June, 1951. • Noah Webster Girdley Subscribed , and sworn to before me this 24th day of April 1950. Helen Smith (Notary Public) .My Commission expires: January 5th, 1954. Fliers Con Check Strength of, Ice WASHINGTON, April 25. The Air force hns. 1 developed a gadget to help filers rind out from the air whether an Ice floe is strong enough for plan e landings. The device is dropped by parachute. The impact detonates a small charge which sets up vibrations In the ice. A seismograph, similar to those which detects earthquakes, records the vibrations. Its report is transmitted automatically by radio to tile plane. An idea of the depth and strength of the Ice mass can be obtained from the radioed recording. The device is expected to be of special value In arctic operations. It was tested during the past winter on Lake Superior. Research last done at the Air Force's geophysics laboratory at Cambridge, Mass. Gene Au'try Enters TV On Trail of Kid Market Students Get Reserve Cruise Assignments Two Mississippi County students at the-University of Missouri are to be among the R.o.T.C. students participating in training cruises with the Navy this summer. The students are George W. Mc- Lemlon. son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. McLcndon of Luxora, and Charles G. Harnden, son of Mr.s. Alma L. Harnden of Wilson. Mr. Harnden is among the 28 senior students to assume duties of junior officers aboard ships in the Atlantic Fleet. He is to sail August 1 and return Sept. 10. Mr. McLendon Is among tlie 33 students scheduled to sail from San Francisco on June 19 with the Pacific Fleet. Hy Bob Thomas HOLLYWOOD, April 25. (fll — Gene Autry yesterday explained why he is getting Into television: "There are 8,000,000 kids In the counliy'fiom the ages of two to six. They're too young to go to movies, but they can watch television. I don't want theni to grow up thinking there's only one cowboy—11 oil along Cassidy." Tills Is the second time In Autry's career that he hns had to shoot it out with a rival. When he returned from the war. he discovered that singing Hoy Rogers had been pushed into the No. 1 film cowboy spot. Gene worked hard to regain his market. Now while-thalehed Dill Boyd hns galloped Into the hearts of America's kids astride a TV set. Gene Is a good friend of Bill as well as Roy (tlie Autry-Hogers "feud" was a publicity stunt, snys Gene), but Autry indicated there is plenty of room in video for another cowboy. TV Here lo Slay "Anybody who says television isn't here to stay Is plumb blind," Gene told me at his new $140,000 house. "II is a tremendous' new field and it can't be ignored. I always s-iy. 'If you can't whip 'em. join 'em.' " He added: "I figure it this way— I was the first cowboy to put singing in westerns, I was the first singing cowboy to tour the country In rodeos. I was the first In comic- books and the first to make commercial tie-up for clothes and toys. So I might sis well be the first singing cowboy to mnkc new films for television." ' ; Aulry observed that (he Cassidy films were made for theaters, not television, and .some of them are 15 or 18 years old. "Ours will be entirely 'new," he said, "and we will make them especially for TV. We will have lota of close-ups and all scenes will be filmed so they will be readily visible on any size of television screen/ 1 To Cost S13.00* 'Hie cowDoy-procuicer said he hopes to .make the hall-hour films in three days at a cost of about $13,000. Each will tell a complete story and there will be a maximum of action and a minimum of sln?- Ing. He already lias a number of scripts ready to shoot. They will be made in color, In case tinted TV arrives. What do theater men think about Gene's new venture? "I've talked to a lot of them all over the country and most of them seem to feel the way I do. They think (hat the-TV films will create a market among the kids who are still too young to go to theaters." Capsule review: "Annie Get Your Gun" (MGM) could hardly miss, considering its rousing American theme and Its score, probably one of U:e three greatest among musical shows. (Other two: "OklahomaI and "Show Boat.") The songs remain undlmmcd, and the story, about Annie Oakley and wild west shows, lias beeii staged lavishly. No great Imagination went into the filming, but the show virtually plays itself. Betty Hutlon plays Annie to the hilt and is ideal. Howard Keel makes an impressive debut as the other sharpshooter. Topnotch entertainment. Youth played a predominant part in crimes against property In the '. U.S. in 1949. 27.4 per cent of the ' persons .charged with robbery,' em- j bezzlement. burglary, larceny, auto j theft, fraud, forgery, counterfeiting, receiving -stolen property and arson 1-25-50 were less than 21 years old. Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government statistics say that Termite damage was second only to fire in the United States. We will make ah inspection and give you an estimate, if needed, without cost. Our work is licensed by the Arkansas State Plant Board—we have 12 years of exper- itnet lo guarantee you satisfaction. • FREE INSPECTION • SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. Blankenship L. J. Zeder 309 East Kentucky '. Phone 2350 or 3579 Marriage License! The following couple* h«v« <*allied marriage licenses «t the office of Miss Elliabeth Mlythe, coun- :y clerk: Hershell Slaughter and Mis* Peggy Jackson, both of Blylheville. Charles N, Knackstedt and Miss Vivian McNall, both of St. Louis, Mo. Dale U Barlhel, Jr.. and MUs Rosalie Rusk, both of DonjaJo, ID. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as Hwy. 18, Manila, Mississippi County. The undersigned state* that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that lie has never been convicted of i felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; • that no license to sell beer by the ' undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the imder.slgned has never been convicted of vioaltlng the laws of this slate, or any other slate, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be Issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1951. C. R. Brooks Subscribed .and sworn to before me this 24 day of April 1950. Elizabeth Mason (Notary Public) My Commission expires: 4-26-50. A IITTER LAUNDRY For Expert Laundry and Dry Cleaning—Coll 4474 N U:- WA F. L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP 215 North 2nd — Just Call 2192 LAWNMOWERS , Power and hand mower* sharpened and repaired... picked up and delivered. BLACKSMITHIHG Plow points receive prompt and expert sharpening. 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