"TOJB-BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS •''/»* • THE COURIER NEWS CO. f *- i t- H. W. HAINES, Publisher ' 5«V'-. -^ SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor J I V JAJHEB A. OATENS, Advertising Manager , Sole National Advertising hepresentatlves: WUUoe -Wltmer Co', New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday En- office'ai ^gecond class matter at the'post- vllte, Arkansas, under act ol Con- 9, 1817. ""'"'•Serred by the United Press ' RATES • By_carrlfr ft the city of Blythevllle, 20c per , By_th*11i within a radius of 40 miles, 4400 per year, 'W,t£fq*r 'sbc months, $100 for three months; by mallH outside, 50 mile zone $1000 per year piy'sWejIn sdvimce. The;Bi3t'tle of Germany **J, V <r - ' r K Jhe^ battle of Goimany has begun. For Jthe f ii'fit time in our history Amcr- ican^forccs 'arc engaging the Gei mans on thcirown "sacred soil." It is H now chapter in a' history which has been rc- l pealing itself at mi iiceeleraled rate, ; with sons of the doughboys of the first i AEF 'roljiug almost unopposed over ' ground where their fathers fought and . I djed to gam : a few yards. Now thai ; history has run past the point where it ended in Woild Wai 1 It is well for the world and for Ocr- many that this is happening It is tune that the Gcimnii people saw and felt the scourge* of »ai uhich then armies have loosed upon fiuiope twice in a generation Peihaps if they had seen and felt it in 1918 this picscnt war 1 \\ould, not have come But the (Jeiman people dui not see the> breakup of then military machine on their 'yen dooistep Thus the Kals- 1 er's aimies weie able to struggle home in a ££i(ib!tuicc of QI doi , at least enoilgh for Hitler to be able to put .icioss his myth that (he urn had been lo:>l at home, not m the field World ,\V ,1 1 was lost in the field and three months befoie the aimistico It wab"then that the geneial staff loat ( hearlj \tent 'on the defensive, and tir&eii the goveinment to seek peace Man) military histbiians believe theic was considerable fight left m the Gciman ami) "at the end But its geneial staff preferred to quit and save the homeland frorn devastation Certainly the German mihtnij situ ation was despciatc, and no one can blame the Allies for ending the btiug gle The cost in lives had been fiighlfnl E\,enJ those who saw ihat Geimanv needed aTmthei lesson could not dcn> a worjd that was weaiy and longed foi peace 'Today German} "s situation is again penldus In manj ways it ib woise than at thisjime in 1018, when the Geimnns were fighting on only one front and their allies uere still m the war But Adolf Hitler is not a Ludendoiff 01 a Hmdenburg He knows, that he is haled and doomed And conscience lias made him ,'more. desrieiate than cowardly Though the end ma) come qmckh, it is certain that if Hitler lemams in power he will hv to diag Geimany do t wn-with him in a bloody and hngci- ing struggle .^Thoio will be a tiagic coit of Amoi- ican and Allied boldieis' lives to be paid in/ the battle of Germany. But it is a '.Jnfice that must be made to erase aim Geiman minds the poisonous tlipught that they arc iin-inciblc mid inyiblate' ' Tain't Funny ^ -The btones of P. G. Wodehouse, the English liumonst, v wflrc delightful within the limilb of their set pattern. His BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Jeeves, .thc | imperturbable;, gentleman's Kentleman.'^s.ia.gem'of'literary creation and justly famous. But, as we said, •Mr.• Wodehbus'e' humor was limited. ' - He stepped;dut from behind his characters, after the Nazis caught liim at his French vilJa iii 1940, to broadcast to the home, folks.back iii England. He used the German radio to' tell them the lighter side of life in a concentration camp. '•'•,,' • '. ; • Now, left, high and dry-in Paris, Mr. Wodehouse'.says; it 'was ali.-a' ierrible rnislake."' Hefyias asked official permission to earned back to England ami explain. - .. : . ..; V. 1 . •' . .. ' We. d'oiil that the .Riiglish will be much iplcreslpij .Jii the explanation of a man who says '(we never, suffered during the witr and we had cnoiigh to oat," We vciiluro to gucs.s that l.huir,altitude • nj|ght be summed up in the Words of one: of our own radio comedians: "'Tain't funny, McGoo." View* Reprodufiluii In (till column of edltorUlt (ron olhir unrip* pet* . 4oe* n»t oeccMuUj' m«*n enionement bit b M rMjmowIedfmtnt »t ta- tcrttt ta ttu nbjecfe «lMMM4. , Let Agreement Be Sought On SchooljFunds .••"-' • The. Gazette believes that while there Is yet lime tlic : school fbj-ce.v responsible: f.Yr Initiating the.proposed Increased sales lax should get together with l)ic -Arkansas Public Expenditure Coiipcll Itr efforts "to, 'reach, agreement on school funds.-. '• .: .1, |. . • ' • ' . - Drills'ls_ the worst of limes to ask the people l/j IncrenSc the silijs tax to three per cent. • •in the--1013-44 fiscal year, people and business in Arkansas',paid,:$112,295,537 in federal taxes. They-paid •$42,517,406 la 's(n(c taxes.. They paid UUioV millions In .county.: city and school district taxes,, And heavy, taxes arc Inevitable for the future. '-' • ' •"•' ;'-'."'••,•:' \Thc lotnl r'of our federal, and' slate tnxcs was-. $164,813,033. I'Tlic bonded 'dcb'f'of : lbc slate, Including thc<blfr highway, debt, Is $139,OG3.5M OT : . $15,749,467 lets than Ihe amount paid lust year In 1 federal and'stato taxes; : •••;' The "Expenditure Cpuncijt docs;liot- take the position', thai the.; schools' should not have nddi: lloniil money. -There- Is : ''a'.total. Mirnlus'. of 544,- OOO.COi Jin. various ; ,stalei'ftjriaV'tbrinjv,"For- the ,. '.'In tlnle tunds mlelit.be.'^sed^o'r ih : ' .TI:b.hbwpycr,Ls[onl^: l 6pc; i ph|.se>qr.iho mnt-' '. l ". pf; cqulppltig the •sc^nb!.'j:;;to^ruirri!sii ; better .'. cdutayohnl :f(ioilltlcs.:;'Tli;e •/wliple^'slibject;'"could ' '- be;coiisldercd .If school .representatives :mi(i Ex' pcndtture. Council' represent at lyes sat itlowii.. to- .' ; BC.thci-'with the |)urppRe.of;fl'ntiirig : ;nie : n;iur.cs that /would provide the, lVgcst.'p7ftctlcabic'su'pp6rt and : relief.f'pryihVrcljbols. . : '' -,.', • ( -'•'' :,' ' ^Tlie .sch.-iol' p'coplt; shoultt. not' take the posl- ' l.fVn thiil^lh'eyplll-go tlirouBh' with submission ' of jllic; three 1% cciit sales, tnx Iprojiosnl .011 the Idea thut. ir-they don't get it adopted they will bcuio.wor'f.c off; Tile sciinbls will'snffcr If a fight Has to. he marie on"the.three per cent safes tax, find nn ail-but" fight to tbe' finish would.be inaVle • against'11..;A".,far'lietlcr plnii would be to approach the n^xt IcgWntnrc \ylth the support nml 'C09pc'i;a(lqn of' Ihe Expenditure Council, for.nicas- lires to provide" more fvmds for public education —liud with the approval oi'Uic'.ixv>|)le'ns n whole, wbp we feel sure would vole down'the proposed ' new'tax burden. i —ARKANSAS GAZETTE. • 1C TOtr SAT One thing is certain:-We will'" continue tbe eiiormoii!, struggle,, it must be continued, "as long us our enemies n fe muliiimniiig (heir .war alms ahd as tong as reason is not sutetitulcd for a dc-sire for dcstrucllmi-Lt.-Gep. Kurt .Dinner, Narl. .••atllo'coinmciilntor. * • » Trnnsporlallon ncoplc arc prepared to embark upon Ihls new mcdiimi-thc hclicopter-nnd live with It through the oxpcrlincntal nliasc. such as Ilic air Iramporlatlon Interests did through the twenties and, Ibirtlcs.-Agnew E. Larscn, prcsi- tlcnl of RolaWings. Inc. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 19<M SIDR GLANCES MPfl. l»U BY HE* SERVICE. IHC. T. M. BIO. .9-7 I wanl enoiiKli money saved lo buy a restaurant at"ler the war—Hunk of the millions of service men coming home -••-.- -..•-. ... . . Jinngn- for liof dogs!" •THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson PATA60NIA IS IN WHICH.:. NORTH, CENTRAL.OR SOUTH AMERICA 1 '>- "•'• i FOREST RRES COST THE UNITED STATES FROM JO 70 -?5M/LUOMDOLLARS _- COPR. 1M4 BY Nt* SERVICE. INC 9-7 T. M, REG. (J. S. PAT. OFF. ANSWER: Soulh America. Roughly, the region easl of the ' Andes and south of the Rio Negro. NEXT: Do you ilculne lightning slrofocs? En Hollywood • BY EKSKINE .1OHNSON NKA .Staff Cnrrc.sjtontlenl Crime on the screen musl be iiunlshcri, snj-s the Hays offlce production corte. nut when a clmrm- Ing Frenchman like Arsenc Lupin stole ft 550,000 emerald and n $150,- tOO Rcinbrnnrlt painting lodny, the Siiardinns of celluloid morals were willing to mnkc a concession or Iwo. As i> mutter of fact, they Just looked Hie oilier way. Yep. that debonair Robin (load of Hie drawing room Is returning to the screen. The film is Unlver- .'al's "Arsenc Lupin," In which a Hollywood newcomer. George Koril", plays (he super-crook, Ella Raines the girl. John Barrymore nnd Warrcti William, yon may recall, played Arsenc at various limes in the past. The final scene in the picture shows the luw finally catching up with Areene. They clap the linnrl- cuffs on him. push him Into taxicab and order Ihe driver to -head for Scotland Yard. | The liays office code has been fulfilled. Arsr-ne has been arrested film Icsl. His real Elaine ind obviously is about to be pun'.shed. But Arscnc smiles smugly into the cnmcra. The taxi driver turns around. He's one of Arscne's henchmen. And a lot din happen, you read in their eyes, en route lo .Scotland Yard. ; "f (he audience thinks he's going to escape, that's their business, 1 n' studio spokesman said. "We've dene our part. Wo arrcslcd him And implied thai he will be punished. What happens aficr the picture Is over is none of our business.' SUG'CESS S'lOUY ; Young Korvin, born In Czechoslovakia and raised in Hungary, ha: quite a story. iKc tried to crash the screen tw< years ago. nut casting director told him that be talked too much like Charles Boyer and looked toi much like Gary Grant. So he wen l-nek to Headway and landed thi ninle lead In "13ark Eyes." where In WIM seen by a Hollywood agent Charles K. Fclrininn, and given Our Board ing House yyith Mqj. Hoople Out Our Vyay By j".R. Williams EGG ALU~Hf\\:e so^e ew>ccoi.i ' WO, SlIJ..;i'LL' MO FA.R7 ISJ , SCHEME H:S MOTHER.' VOU \ you „<_,> >!|MK HE S£T THAT OLD \ LAWYEP t-tiD Ol.rt SO WE'P LAV IM ) -THE Do\ 11 TO W.MT <FOR t-UXA AMP \ OPPRE'•\\KE H^ SEEM ABUSED ) VOD •-• vjA I BUT DOM'1 SHE 1RV t TO GIT HIM IO WOvX BULLDOZE HIM IF HE DOM'T ? 'TBE A I MM OFF - . fc- ^ =4- J.!V ^/f^ :j ?7^ is Clr/u Korvin lie's been in Ihe United Stales mil; s'v ycnn. lias applied lor cltlMMi ship. He has been a news syndl rale photographer in Spain, cover In" MlC sirijo rf MPdl'i'l. He <vns guide anil lecturer at the Lonvr In Ports., liclcre Ermaway sur dom. be plnyed bils In sumnie slock In Virginia. CAKKOI.'.VA CHARACTER The French detective, Gane mard, who'pursues Arsrn I,npi throughout the picture, Is played b J. Carrol Naish. Nalsh Is the "hot test" character actor in the movie at Ihe moment. And rightly 50. H Is K onc-m'ftn stock company. In rcccnyjilms he has played marine sfrgcaiit, a Jap, a Span iard and an Italian war prisoner The latter'•'role, in "Sahara," go him nominated for nn Acnricm Award. As Oancmard. he don busily hnir and n vvnlrns mustache "Tbcre's. the. smartest actor I'v 'Your Bonnet, Mademoiselle' '' y ver mot," Korvlu said. "Knows all he Irlcks in the business. The ther day we' were working togcth- r in a scene, a long shot, and I idn't think It was very good. I •as about to suggest taking It again hen Naish.whispered tome: 'Keep ulcl. They liave to move the caiu- ra in for a closcup. The closcui) '111 be much better than the long hot. They'll throw the long shot way and use the closcup.'" U jn wut U rtj mm Wu n.n<u sr.i.L us rut FCKMTOKK OD AKE NOT OStNO Ur <mikl Uui IIbir»J trm^f-ta >U*wKa«* (at (ifnllvr* » ••« Alyin Hardr P«r«. cu FOR 8ALB CONCRETK STORM SEWER ALL SIZES•'.:•:. Cht»prr Thin Bridge Lnmber Osceola Tile & Culvcrl Cb. 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Fascist labor syndicates have been abolished under a directive issued in Naples and fullest sanction has been pivcn for free organization of workers into unions o£ their own choosing. Labor groups expressed their wish to co-operate with American and British workers in hastening the destruction of Ihe Axis. Under Fascist rule, wages were near starvation level. Under Allied control plans were organized lo restore to the Italian workers as rapidly as military developments permit all ot the rights taken away from tliem more than 20 years ago. Hitler was defiant. Even with his armies meeting ignominous defeat as the Russians drove them back loward Germany, ballcring down bis strongholds, killing and faking captive hundreds of thousands of his soldiers, Hitler decided to strongly resist the- advance of Eisenhower's forces in Italy. He issued (his defiance in Munich. "The war can last as long as they want and we will never capitulate. . . . Germany will lay down its arms only live minutes past victory." It \v,as during this time Ihat two move epoch-making conferences were being held between the United Nations. President Uoosevclt again had flown the Allantic, and with Prime Minister Churchill and Generalissimo Chi! ang Kai-shek bold a five-day conference at Cairo (Nov. 22-21, 18-13). Four days after this conference Roosevelt and Churchill were with Premier Stalin at Tehran, in Iran, shaping a common policy tor tho destruction of the German forces and a peace "which will banish the scourge and terror ot war for many gen- craltons.'* Genera! E|-c: ' v.- w; :, missing a few days from the scenes n Italy. He hart, gone to ancient Carthage on the African coast to •nod President Roosevelt. For 48 lours they were closeted together in conference. Here, it was later revealed, the President informed the general about decisions which bad been reached with SlRlin and Churchill. * * * TOURING this conference President Roosevelt conferred upon General Eisenhower the decora- lion ot the Legion of Merit. The citation concisely recorded the general's notable achievements since the beginning of the war: "Ho planned for and supervised with marked ability and conspicuous success the planning and carrying out of Ihe largest conc^i- Iralion of troops ever assemt*d on the American continent and their subsequent participation in large-scale maneuvers. ... He played a major part in placing in effect the United States Army's plans for war ... he served with distinction during a most critical period in the history of the United States. ... He rendered invaluable service by organizing the European Theater, establishing an effective supply system and training and preparing for oattle the largo American Ground and Air Forces which have since played such an important part in active operations from Die United Kingdom, in Africa, and in Holy. His outstanding contribution to the Allied cause and to the successes now being realized by the Armed Forces of tho United States arc deserving of the highest praise and reflect great credit upon himself and the military service." Upon his return to his slalt General Eisenhower made this cryptic statement: "I have jus been in conference with the Commander-in-Chief. Your part is going lo be a vital one—one Hint will recuiire more and more work" 'rom us." On Christmas Eve, General Eisenhower was at the front vlsit- ng Ihe Fifth Army when'he received a message informing him bat he had been officially named )y • President Hooscvelt to com- nand Ihe forces of invasion on a new Weslern Front. Two days later, on Dec. 27, 1943, General Eisenhower deliv;», crcd his farewell speech to &\ irmies rjjd naval forces in Italy ind North Africa. On the occasion of his farewell :o British and American correspondents lie pledged a 1941 victory in Europe "if everyone all (he way from the front lines to the remotest hamlet does his full duly." PENERAL EISENHOWER dis- " appeared for 20 dnys. Nothing was heard or seen of him. 3n Jan. 16, 1944, he appeared in England to take up his new command in preparation for the Second Front. It was then discovered that he had crossed Hie Atlantic by air, conferred with General Marshall, President Roosevelt and Sccrelary of War Stinison in Washington, visited some of his wounded soldiers in the hospital, held reunion with his wife, flown up to West Point lo meet his son, and then taken n bomber to Kansas lo spend p. night with his mother and brother. The general also had conferred with Prime Minister Churchill who was stricken wilh pneumonia at tho time, before returning'uj| London. r Eisenhower's heado,uarters in England were ready when he arrived and Hie only travel casually was his dog, who was detained in. canine quarantine lor six weeks. The general sent this message to the United States in a War Bond appeal: "We are going to hit the enemy and hit him again and keep hitting him until the last measure of Nazi rcsislance is crushed lo beaten earlh. There is no other course. Military defeat is Ihe only logic that a Nazi understands. I do not expect (hat the Nazis will accept il quickly or without fierce resistance. 1 ' NEXT; Supreme Conuninder.
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