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Blytheville, Arkansas
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I £A€»i"OUBVl 11 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS . THE 0QPRIKR NEWS CO, H W. HAINES, Publisher ,1 SAMUEL F,-HORRIS, Editor ; JAMES A GATENS.'Aihertfcing Manager Sole National/Adsertlslng Representative*: Wallace Witoier Co* New York, Chicago. Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. * Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday JEntered as second class matter at the post- ojflce' > {t$,Kytlie,Ylll« ) Arkansas, under act of Congress', October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press ( , SUBSCRIPTION HATES v , By carrier In the city of Bljthevllle, 2flo per i »reek, or tec per month.' : . . ! ] By tnal],,within a radius ol 40 miles, $4.00 per y*ar r |20a for six months, $1.00 for three months: by mail outside 60 mile zono $10.00 per year payabte-to.advance. . .Trouble ... ^ We alivays considered the Brit- iJ5li a ptett'y level-headed people until we i$\v Softly'in The London' Daily Mail 4hout i^shyflr'JxpusIng plans In the vil- Ijjge of Eytrtn Suffolk, which is Britain's ! .« The authorities of Eye propose lo the buck shell of a house, then let Eye's housewives come in with tape measure and notebook and complete the Ulterior to conform with the house of S t*eir dieams. The authorities then 'propose, to 'strike, a balance, build rooms - lid wfntfowj and fixtures in accordance With (he consensus, and duplicate the r&odeT ''dwelling' '40 times—which is nil j tje lpost»rir housing Eye needs. J J This, of course, is 'madness. In the { ^st. )llaqe;;fp>v women have but.'one dream house. If they did all these "bet- J t£r homes" magazines would have been 'j c|nt o£ busincbs long ago. One month the } p*tiodieal will,suggest a delightful mod- erni/atioii or anliquation of the present 1 dwelling. Succeeding issues will offer > Georgian, Nprmiuv Latin-American, } streamlined, Cape Cod or Scandinavian I houses—all enchanting visions which leave "the 1 lioiisewife in a haze of indecision not at all unpleasant. kx But when the lime for decision comes—as it often does, even in the nSost modest households—'that is some- tjing che iBuildipg, buying or vcmodel- ijjg present concrete problems. iMoney ajd practicality enter the picture. , J Atsucji^a time women discover that a^thange of'housing, .like marriage, is iTOt to-be entered into lightly. .It is ;a tpne of doubt and hesitation. And, in tpe caja f>! ' thc v housewives of ISyc, dgubt iriul'hesitation arc going to grow when their frozen daydreams 'arc the objects of judgment-and compraison. £ And what will'happen when the 45 i<3pntical dwellings of Eye arc construct- e3? Pride and envy will be practically exflncSrCu'riosity will be throttled, since ajnKuTseslffirinilft."And these things j8}>t aren't natural. ^ Woise still; Eye's, good \yives will discover that the'kitchen windows, tak- eft fioni a neighbor's blueprint, are in _ the wrong place. The sink is the wrong height. The living room is too long or ^ too short, or the furniture won't fit. ' y All this, is going to. lead" to" bitter gossip and civil strife. Old friendships will be Fimdercd, childish companion- sEDps will be strained, business will stif- ~ Reflect, elders of Eye, reflect and cqnsidei i Foi the sake of civic amity, . don't let tliis thing spread any farther. (. r* . Hopeless Refuge 5 Germany, .short of almost everything foi hci war machine, is even Ciin- nrrig out of Nazi slogans. "Strength through jc-'" .is long since departed. "Beauty th ugh work" more recently fallowed it. But the Nazis must have , slogans, so they have fallen back on, of BLYTHEVlLLE.'i(ABK.) 1 COURIER NEWS all things, "faith-an! , ,Dr. Goebbels franitJy. tells, the Germans .that faith and .honor c'aii be dis- ' peiised with .'in/gbqd'-tiniQ^.'^'as. they caji be replaced by'success and victory. In bad times,'however, Ifiesc principles are of importance, as'they must make • up"for setbacksUind defeats." .' • This hasn't even' the frightened honesty" of deathbed repentance. Dr. Goelj- bels is simply, admitting: that/ having run out of everything, he IK falling back on a couple'of civilized virtues foi' expedient aid in an extremely bad situation. Obviously it won't work. I-'or 11 years the Germans have.been offered faith in nothing but 'Adolf Hitler by thoir government, As. for honor, Ihe Nazis conceived this war in a scries of broken |>lfl<lff$fl' : fl(ul have conducted it in an atmosphere o'f egregious lies. And the German people, ;in condoning and enduring all ihis, have been but liltle less faithless 1 ''and dishonorable than their leaders.'. ;••-•'•• Dr. Goebbels once Hgitiii admits the hopelessness.of the Naxi caui'.e by invoking, to cancel setbacks and defeats, principles, whose very meaning he. obviously has forgotten—if he ever knew them. ' . • ' • : '.' \. '•: The Common Touch ; The veil'of•;secrecy was lifted from the Dumbarton-.'piles'''conference long enough, lo d'iscJoW..ihVi; on/their first weekend, the delpgates went to Now York. They left their, wives in Wfi.nh- iugtoii,,saw. the sights" and went nigh'U clubbiiig.. Thoy. ,'utfeirdcd the theater' "on ihe. house.!' • :Sofneho\v, since learniiig that .we've felt better about the whole thin'g. We sliil don't like the:;.secrecy. But at least it's good to know that -.(lie future of a world full of, brdhlary -folks is being shaped by a-'^roup-.''who.i bailing out of the diplomntic stra'tpsph'crc, cnii.behave so much like ii typical : bunch of American convention delegates. Aiid to pn-Aliy•;/• '•.'•'•-. Iii return; for staying, in 'the,' war, Finland received-the •promise of .German aid. So - ; Finland^•si.nyetl in, and waited. At last a^ cbntributipn arriyqtl froni .Germany—two onk;'teayc's.sftlit liy add to the iron Derosa he'd giv- . en: Baron Miumerheim,' ;the- Finnish president. '.•...;. '•'-.'•.':• ,; '•.'•"'.,.' { . ,.The Finns might bej forgiven! a slight feeling of disappointment; They should realize; however, that with.Hit- ler .losingjiien, equipment, supplies, territory; and Rallies at'-.the,.present.'-rate, even,a couple>f oak leaves ;inust represent a-'considerable sacrifice. • '"" WtY SAY Do not tnik to, hie p( good Ocrmans. The, only Oerninns ' 'that we/liRve seen nrc not ' luimnzi. They are worse li'm'h 8)iImnls.' t No 'animal would sloop to Hie things that Hie Germans' have been doing for the linsl tour years— Midrc , LeBord, French underground leader. • . .' • • • • Victory In Europe Is sure by the curt of 1SH " If everyone dors his part.— Acting Secretary ol W«r Rebel I P. f'nttcrson. ' • • • • I nm convinced Unit our pcooic can fight one more year under. the same terrible conditions ns now— Dr. lynn Siitrasitch, Yueoslnv iiremicr. • • • • As sure ns It Is Hint wc arc fighting today, so sure Is. 11 that another \vnr, more horrible tliftirirumim liiinglrmdon can ever vlsunllzc. will break In .another 10. 20 or 30 yenrs If we do not see to It, that -.Germany mid the other riegreMors arc. fccpl under strict supervision and control.- \yilhclm- Morgeiistlcmc. Norwegian ambas-sador to u. s. • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER G, 1944, ( . Peace—It's Wonderful SIDB GUNCES ; so witlv and cditfrce then, Helen." • THIS CURIOUS WORLD V «""« _. ' r Arcnion. ' Ferguson -; •'• ' ALL-;'QUEEN BEES ' IN CH4P6E OF HIVcS ARE THE. DRONE DIES AFTER. THE HONEVMOON PLIGHT . '..AND WEVER RETURNS HOME. 9-S WHERE'S ELMER.£>] ANSWER Geneva. Switzerland. NEXT: The crime against goldcnrot". In Holly wood BY F.RSK1NE JOHNSON NEA. Staff. Corresponricnl liart to eel Florida driving permits from (lie motor vehicle clcpartniciH rs ,nnd "Nortliern Pursuit" and file H movie about pitcliineii, lliroc icllbinrtcrs of Iho carnival cir- Jlls, tli c sidewalks and the farm- nrds who can sell nnythine. Gniber Is the counlry'.s No. 1 ulliority on UIPSC clicckcr-.suiletl "iits vvlio nnnnally wrest niillkins f dollars train gii'llMc Americans. As a lormer priitor ol larm Jmir- nls and n variety of trade |>nrx-r.s II the way Ironi "The Turkey Vorld" (o one for' owners of slot lachines, Cnibcr niel and knew tlic ptichnicn in liic business. luce tlicn he has collected pitch- liin lore as a hobby. He is full of tor:es. ASY AlONEV Cfi Hill's table were a stack of Florida road maps and a big rubber stnm|). He slumped tlvc elate on a road map, handed it to the unsuspecting ' motorist lllu i sa i,i "That will He $'2, please." The motorists, (liinkine il was fill very official, haniled over their $2 so fast Bill lind lo hire a muscle- bound gent lo escort him back lo his lintel roam every evening. Tlicn there was Joe. At least Orubcr called him Joe. He made a Icrtuiic wilh the vanilla extract deal. His customers were Tanners But, hf.alra threw, in. (or /rec, :< bottle of lemon extract and' r itcr with S8000 OijrBoordingHousewithMa-j.Hoople Out O^^T~~~By ^ R. Williams I O/!il/ \frll \ AAl\/±A/-e: n*. i I ~^7TT"iT t "" ~", '— -, - LO^.VOO 6A06AGE~6ALLOON,' VtxToT? ^ T Ji. M £^JH.' s ; r 'S^OT^^ / EC^D/^f B^iKRo'utY FA&TS POCKET BDL&E WOK\P5.'~ 60 RM.I. |M, CORPORAL,' «e'.R6 A\W3CH- W&iDO\MtC!iTO\^W VfJiTrt VOUf3. OLL^O BUY A UITTL& BRAMCe FOR. TKte V OF THE l; Ifi OTMEfil , WORDS,Tp COME TO / THE FOIMT-—AH— NOU ARE MNRBORino THE A<=,SUIv\PTlO,vl Tl-iM 2 PUT ME DOWK).' I'D \\V\LKIF I-HA.PTWC) BROKE i.ECS,S7IPPA JIS A SPRAIMEP , SHE'S J1S DOIM' 1HA.T TO '-TRACT ALL IK ' ATTEWTIOM TKA AKE-'EM THIMK SHE KNOCKED ME CUCKOO. -sir vl - -" moiuns ,. nst 1)im , 7 ccnts fro]|1 , ( wh() , c ' ' "- ™»»" SPECTAClll.AK II,\CKKT Oruher kiie-.v many spcctacli men. They were, sheet writers, selling subscriptions lo farm journals Their stamping grounds were carni Mils ntxl slate and county fnlrs A fellow named Kerr was one of Hie best. Korr's roiiline IVHS to pick out n likely customer, usually an' ngei farmer er his wife, and rush up ti him with a "Walt a minute, brother." Then, waving the farm Journal before bi.s Kerr would say, "C«n you read thai type, brother?" Kerr, of course, uavcrl the paper around so fast the fanner couldn't, have read anything on It even In letters a fnot'hljh. When the farmer ndmitlcrt he couldn't, Kerr threw a pair of rpectncles on his nose. "And I mean threw." amber sa,.., "He practiced tor hours. He coulr throw a pair of those spectacles - .*:.-"• -. -sjj 1 *- i With lifting of pie-u-Uav Inn >i{>iiinst nvilun us>e nrilons flocked to the shore to enjoy what's left of the summer si beaches, There's nothiny in the photo . o showing one of the crowded • resorts, to- indicate tlial tlic war is rushitig to a climax jurt a few miles 'Ihe Channel. h 'across light on a farmer's nose from n distance of three feet." "Now «ii> you rend il?" Kcrr grinned, holding the paper still. The fanner peered through the and had lo admit he could. 3y giving the old boy the spectacles free, Kcrr usually (jot ;i subscription. The spectacles, of course, were just ordinary glasses. Customers Sweep Up WEST SOUTHPOKT, Me. (UP) —Drapllc Hie help shortage, storekeeper AK-iu Edwiiids 1ms no cliffi- eull.y keeping his place clean since lilting on the idea of placing his broom conspicuously fu trout of the counter. The store Is swept out by customers about 10 times n day. FOR 8ALK CONCRETE STORM SEWER ALL SIZES Cheaper Than Bridge Lumber Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. FhoDc «9I OiceoU, Ark. Dr. J:'L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main 50% On TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Dr a f S t•r• Main & Lake Phone 2822 DOJN EDWAKDi? «M1TM. OOHONA, AND RKMINCWvin J. LOUIS CHERRY Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. BlythenjUe, Ark. GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also— Vulcanizing and Tire Repair WADE COAL CO. N, Hwy. 61 CEILING PRICES ['hone 2291 DRS. NIES & NIES OSTfOPATH/C PHYSICIANS RECTAL DISEASES a SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CANCER) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 5U M»l» Blylherlile, Ark. Phone 2»2J First Biography of America's Great General IHilrJImlri), A'KA Service, Jnr. flprlnt «nd Xnmmrr Tiro-. Ot Vll.n.imcl ftoltcr* 1 ! T I. SEXY MOTOR CO. l..liry»kf IH 1*1.- W ti>- "Ut , 1DM, Ann "Woodtvnril . THE ENT> OP TUB WORLD XXVI r PHK fall ol Mussolini and Ihc A surrender of Italy were bill Ihc prologue lo the great dr.ima soon lo be enacted on thc'stage ol his- lorj". Seventeen days after the conquest of Sicily, anil timed wilh Ihc Italian surrender, the curtain rose for Ihc next act. Tin: German invaders rmtsl now be driven from the Kalian homeland. Eisenhower knew the Axis, now revolving on but one wheel in Europe, would throw nil the forces it coukl rally againsl the Allies in an attempt to keep the battleground in Italy, rather than lo fight on German soil. But the war in the air upscl liis plan. Germany was being devastated by Brilish ami American bombers based on England. Berlin was already in ruins. Every large city in Germany was in shambles; millions were homeless. The invasion of Europe through Italy was begun. The veterans of Ihc British Eighth Army, which Itnd fought ils way across flic African dcscrls, stormed across the Straits of Messina into Ihc loe o£ Ilaly on Sept. 3, 10-13. Wilh Ihcm were Ihe doughty Canadians. They landed on the west coast of Ihe Province of Calabria in the Marina di Galileo section under an air umbrella and pulverizing bombardments from air, sea, and land. Powerful aerial forces were j softening up the attack along the I Italian roads. American and British warships sent'-high explosives into key targets. I ] Eisenhower threw a stream of reinforcements and supplies across the Straits of Messina. American Commando Iroops established their footholds. Allied planes bombed Naples. The baltle (or S |1 .erno raged fiercely. Gen. Mark iC'.arW, American commander of Die Fifth Army, informed Eisenhower, "We have arrived at our initial objeelive—our beachhead secure. Additional troops .nrc landing every day, and We arc 'icre to slay. Not one fool of ground will be given up." * * * TN the Fifth Army were many - Kalian-American boys whose fathers had come from the villages, towns and cilies they were now storming—Salerno, Taranto, Sorenfo. Fighting their way along the coastal road skirling Mount Vesuvius, nnd breaking through (he mountainous barriers, led by British tanks, they entered Naples on Ocl. 1, shortly before dawn, 22 days after landing on the beachheads below .Salerno. The scene before them was one of desolation. The city had been devastated by fire and explosions and the population had (led into Hie mountains. Tlie harbor was full of sunken ships. Descried by tlic Nazis, who had left Ihc wreckage behind them, the Neapolitans began lo return to their city to greet the Americans ami British as their liberators. The name of Eisenhower to these beleaguered people assumed a greatness equal to that of Garibaldi. There was singing once more in the streets of Naples and the sound of the guitars. These peace-loving folk, wlio had been victims of the machinations ol Mussolini anti Hitler, could laugh again. They greeted Americans, who had conic to help drive the Nazis from their sacred soil, as brothers. Eisenhower's boys looked up in wonderment at the erim Mt. Vesuvius growling and groaning in the distance. Huge clouds of smoke and flame poured from its crater. The grumbling volcano, ruling through the aeons, seemed to resent mere humans engaged in warfare. Peasants prophesied that old Vesuvius would yet enter World War II, as a victor, and exclaimed, "Flrsi it was '<H years of Fnscibmo. Then it was the. Germans. ' Then it was the' Allied : jombers. And now Vesuvius. Alumina mid! It is the end of.the world!" * * * r r<HE forces of Eisenhower moved slowly forward until (hey were lighting along Ihc banks of the Vollurno, under heavy fire froni German artillery and tanks. They.- .vcre now on the Capua-Formiav road lo Rome, lighting their way village by village. Mud, rain •mil mountainous terrain challenged their -advance. Floods nrned the battle roads into almost impassable quagmires through which tanks could not pass. American soldiers in Sicily and at their bases along the old bailie roulcs in Norlh Africa, and mcti aboard ships in the fleets of'(lie Navy, stood inspired as the message of General Eisenhower, nd- Ihcsscd to all the American military ami civil personnel in the Mediterranean, was broadcast on Nov. 5. "During the year Just past you liave written a memorable chapter in the history of American arms, a chapter in which are recorded deeds o( valor, o( endurance and of unswerving loyalty. "From my heart, I thank each of you for the services you have so well performed in the air, on the sea, in the front lines, and in our ports and bases. 'But we must now look forward, because for us there can be no thought of turning back until our task has been fully accom-, plished. Wilh the gallant and powerful Russian Army pounding the European enemy on the east and with growing forces seeking out and penetrating Ihe weak spots of his defenses from all other directions, his niter defeat —even if not yet definitely in sight—is certain. "With high courage lei us redouble our efforts and multiply the fury of our blows so we the more quickly may recross the sens to our homeland wilh the glorious word that the last enemy stronghold lias fallen, and with the proud knowledge of having done in our time our duly to our beloved country." NEXT: The story of Duckworth.

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