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SIX • BLYTftfivrLLE''(ARK i )--COt)R > rER NEWS V"THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ', < , THE COURIER NBWS.OO. ' ' H, W. HAINES, Fubllthir - -' lV '*SAMCTEL"P. NORRIS, Editor ", JAMES A. OATENS, Advertising Manager Sole Natlonai Advertising Representatives: •Wallace Wltmer Co., New York, Chicago, De- u-oit, Atlanta, Memphis. , ' ^Published EveryAfternoon.Except;Sunday \ , Entered,-second class matter ,-«t, the post- •offlce.JitiBlylhevllle, Arkansas,!under act of Con! gress,, October 9/1917. Served by the.United Press >. , ;SDBSCRIPTION RATES - ' !' 'By carrier in the city bl Blytheville, !20c-per ' '.Week; or 85c; per month. '; ' , t, ' By mall, within a radius of 40. miles, $4,00:per year,:$2,0fl for six months, $1.&Q for three months; * by mail outside 50 -mile :zone $10,00i;per f year \/payable In advance. The Story .of-"Ma i.danek ;' ; It seemed odd .at first that .we-did ;, - not hem* much discussion of the.fivt'hl- A ful stories about the German cbncen- *'trillion' camp nt Maiilanek, 'Poland.:Hcre ' •-were fii'st-haii'd reports by veteran and ; •'reputable Americaii correspoiulents.Avlio ij had seen and photographed this; ghastly \ chaniel house,.ami'had 5ieard.frdnr the fi lips of German defendants.-in VJUisso-/ ,> Polish atrocity trials the-matter-of-fact ••'-• admission of brutalities scarcely-; matched in history. . ',. ' . . These reports were of; Hie'sort .cal- ' culnted to draw people •together on , street corners in spontaneous; exprcK- [ i sion of indignation. They were, of-! the "'i sort to incite : mass den^onstrat'ions.'Or •:< so it seemed. Perhaps the quiet'was an ' isolated coincidence. Surely no one ' could i take these accounts calmly, since obviously they were not "atrocity stories" '.• • or propaganda. But now the lack of excitement seems more understandable. -We'venturc •ito guess that there is a typical reaction. ' ilJolin Doe had read of mass :riuu-der.s-for „ .years. The bare accounts of them, >re- •;.; •ilayed from inside Europe "nnd're'a'rt-hei'c in domestic peace, were ,hard ,con- iceive. And he din't want to lielieve : them—not even .of Hitler's>Na/is.-'.-. •' • .'"""Bui. then came the stories of'Maid- .;.anek, i and -these could not/ibe^ denied. ;j "The ijnniD things had been -seen ''byna • "half :dozeh or move American .corre- ; : spomleiits. The same testimony fofvthc : ^Germans had been reported ; >by.:nll -of ;-. them It was all • worse than ;Jbhn\ ; Doe could have imagined, ;a "throWrback. •.to $ •Neio and Altila/tlu: Middle ; *Ages. hud t the Inqnibition,- something that -the woild had tried to forget and "atone for'through the ••.centuries.-'' John Doe found that'.it.was"'nothing' ' to shout anil parade ahout. No; this-was '.' something to be whispered. •As^alhumaii ' • being he felt ashamed, for Maidanek is 'a icflcction upon the race o£.imen.-Asu> ! human being he felt frightened, too. • What was thea'acc.of men doing.and where had civilization been ;goii(g that, in an age called •enlightened, agnation ' ones called cultured,could •; murder a ii :milliou.and a half people'in tine/camp, •; piling modern science upon ancient j)rac- ; ;tice torachieve an unpariilleled 'versatility of heartless brutality. •)"••''• ',' " ' „ "And John Doe feit'liumble.iiHeiwas • •tin .America where war's -.tragedy, •• when •it; touched .intimately, could, be/consblcd. ' ; He -was in America -where differences • .and bitterness no more than-ruffle: the ', surface of. a country that -is-Jiasicaily ! decent and kindly :and sympathetic. >He > could turn to pleasant-surroundings. • .John Doe knew he could;do:nothing for Maidanek's sufferers. But 'he ;could : vow not tg raise his voice ; for:a-soft ••peace,.or'against.a just .vengeance for the'milh'ons iniEurope who have fettthe -full force of Na/i cruelty. AmUthenihe ;could ;and did put from : his :mind ;the .shadow of a memory that those millions can never.erase from theirs. 'Another Achievement 'The war caught us flat-footed. 'The Jnps put ovei'-a slingiiw blow at Pearl Harbor. -Yet today America has the -greatest ' f leet.iin Uhe - world. American ..industry's, ingenuity .am! -American la• boi-'s zeal , have ''built the staggering -total of .65,000 vessels for the Navy in .five years, i • .'Because, pf .them the. victorious advances of., our land' forces are possible. They provided the, .means. and the pro-' te'ction for, thevgrcfitesi •landing opera- tioiis in hist<j>ry.:.These ships. have. driv- • en the Jap {navy to ; cover after crip- : pling it in, repeated , encounters. They will carry the f jghl— and ,lhe Army— to the Philippines :nnd China nml Japan it- .s81f. : Jl-has been a niagnil'iccnt acliio.vo- nient, from ^tho -siibconlratftors -who fashion the ('ships'- components to the , .'men! who sail -the •sHips-nml -man- their ' _ ••'• The moral has been made before^bnt 'it's worth making- again: Management has fumbled, and .wasted; .labor hn.s grumbled and -struck. : But' what a jol) has been doneiby thfi.-greiitiiiiipuljlicixed majority of; both segments of industry! i.H'sniqt tooimuch to trust that they. can • do 'as : big a • jo'b'.in , peacetime, top. Ra re Cotrnbi not ion 'For a time-the ;relativc-status of Field Ma) i shal:Sir : Bernard.Montgomery 'and Lieut.-Gen;'.Omar, Bradley threatened to grow of those unpleasant -situations , which, -through no fault of ••the principals,..involves international 'jealousies, snubs and hard feelings. But General Eisenhower: has .dispelled the .threats with -an -explanation -in-which . modesty, tact,and.self^effacing bestowal .of credit were rmasteffully 1 blended. : The smiling : :Kansan not .only. a : great,general.''He .is .a, great diplomat. ;And .that is; a rare combination to be .admired anil treasured. tAT The gloiy of Uils country ..Ls .tlint^JftW. 1 ; ^permit, people to speak the. truth and there Is nl- \wuys someone )brave enough .to speak 11. — Capt. -Mildred H. McAfee, '.WAVEsldirector. . . ' . ' » .1 • ; 9 . -The German, U wobbling. In his. Jail. legs, with Allied forces In .France und! Russia closing. in on him and . we we (ire ready again to bloody Ills Mark W. 'Clark, -in 'Italy. .** >-» . » We . nre appealing even to those who do not belong to the family of our church .to reconsider ..collaboration- with all. nations. of n : Christian civ- •"lllzAttonjtiecuusc there can, lie uo.,advanU\ge .to ' jiuinanity ,'wituout a bnsis.of (Christianity.— Pope The home front must prove Its 'hardness, ns Russln and England did -.when they tottered to their fciicMibut regained their rc.iting. — Wilfred von Oven, -Nazi radio commentator.- •*. '.* ;» :Mexiroihas. allignedi herself, at the. side, of the . Allied -Nations: ancilins s>ent .ti-oons— those which the U.:S.. now—to light nt •the side ..of ^our Allies.— Manuel Mvila Camacho, .•p»^)dc'nt';Mexlc. '''••'' •• • .•• 'The .'Polish ,, question loncerns -the permanent settlement • of relations in Europe aich.os will .: guarantee -harmony and is closely -linked. -with .bases of; n future, lasting peace.— Polish Premier Stanlslaw. Wtkolajczyk. >• » • For, me, .the greatest coach cither on or ofl the .track ; is Jesus Christ. Clnlst In ihc , heart ^gives. us the, only happiness that will endure. The only .way. to. run the race : of ;life .Is to run ii wilh Chrlsl.— Gil Dodds, Intcrnntloiinl indoor •running rliarnplon. FRIDAY, SRPTRMHER 8, 1(M<1 SIDE OUNCES If. you really love George," don'l Jjc too .sensible—I bad - Uo pretend to be ii-lilllc-bit.silly sometimes to cutch your'! - " '' THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWttllsm Ferguton. DWELLERS OF THE DESEi?r5, CAMNOT SURVIVE f/Fr£EM 'A BOXER USES HIS 6LOVES •-FOR SOCKS, "Ssys CLARENCE-SWANSON, DON'T TRY TO DGE^IGHT ITS STROKES TRAVSL. 9-g . IJW BY «A StUVICE. I T M REG U. S PAT Off NEXT: The world's-largest bird-nest. In Holly wood •BY KHSKINE JOHNSON •NEA Staff Correspondent EXCLUSIVELY YOURS: After a series of heavy drnirms, Irene in for a fil- nuslcal after she completes "Together Agnin" at Columbia. It's a I. request. During a hospital tour all the boys asked, "When are you going to do something like Show Boat' again?" . , . Eleanor Powell is confiding to v Intimities lhat she probably will retire from ;he screen after the birth of !icr iraby. She's the wife of Sgl. Glenn Ford. . , . Twentieth Century-Fox will immediately star .Richard Greene in a movie when he returns to Hollywood this fall. He won a medical discharge from the British armv after three and a half years service. . . . Louis Hayward and Ida Uipino deny those reconciliation rumors. There will be no Immediate divorce, though, because of their religious beliefs. Ironic- twist to the report of Maurice Chevalier's demise In 1'aris as n Nazi-lover. His most popular Auiciic.Tn nir.vic «as 'Tl.-iyboy ol Warbler Kiln l.c?;\n planning to convert her eastern Our Boarding'House with'Mqj.'Hoople Out Our Way By J. R. Williams EGAO.TWIGGS. REPfrV 'OUK. SlOO LOAM, AMD FITS i^ SWELL' WITH NVI HOBBY !v\EN>T(OM FNE COCONUTS HE OWES &AE- SOMUCHWWBJ HAS FLOyOED .UMOER-mS PLUWED MED1EVA.LW :>AROUND. AL&O, OU> FEIUOVO BE M GUEST TOt-JlSAT -"•AMD X'LL LET VOU BORROW IT SfAKRTlES IM THE MfvLL -J \i), 1HEV HAVE TD-PO IS PRESS ': DAVE OW THAT I ITS MO FUNM1ER THAN AM OLP HAND-CRAWKlW ,/ O L' COWBOY WHO'S COM- i ALL ACOONP HiMWHEMAU. A. LEVER AW' ALL THAT H^NP LABOR IS COWE PER EM'ALiTOMWCALLY.' farm into a War Orphans 'Home. . . Monogram is reviving the Cisco Kijj series, trilli Duncan Kin- Tldo in the role Wauicr Baxter created. .Title .of tlic first will be 'The .Cisco .Kid licturns." Sonja Henie has landed on the Jack side of her lap twice during filinnig of ice skating scenes for a new film. The movie is entitled "It's a Pleasure." Hn.' Judj It-Won'HBe Long'Now! .djustcr p In "Double Indemnity." ow lie's playing a killer in "Ilie Voman in the' Window." • • • CLINCH OI'ENING Film auclicnccf. ncciiStomcd to ndcoul clinches, may get a -shock vhen thc.v see "Brewster's Mil- Ions." Oiienlng scene shows Den- O'Kecfe am) Helen Walkci- in iingeitng kiss. To save wear and ear on the ushers, theater mangers probably will have to flash notice on the screen, "Please vc- inln scaled—the rest or the pic- ure will follow immediately." '' « • * And its Paul Henveid's story Bout two privates In Egypt who ivcd .for months on dehydrated ;eef, -dehydrated milk, .dehydrated uttei ;i>id • dehydrated vegetables. Visiting the Cairo museum, they aw their first mummy. "This is oing too far." observed one. "Now hey're dehydrating women." Induction Newspaper • DENVER, 'Colo. (UP)—A news- iaper has been started at.lhe.Den- r er-station • ivhere. men• arc induct- d. into the Army and Navy. Its lame: "The Home-Wrecker." Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at 209 W. Main Sare.50% On TRUSSES -Stetl and- Elastic STEWART'S Dr of St•r• Main & Lake Phone 2822 DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" [| ROYAL,. SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE-] TYPEWRITERS 1118 N. 2nd STREET PHONE 33 (Every Transaction Must!I!e Satisfactory) J. LOUIS CHERRY •Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. ' GUARANTEED RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing:and Tire Repair WADE GOAL CO. N, Hwy. 61; -.. CEILING;PRICES . Phone 2291 •i. :DRS. NIE5 & NIES OSTfOPATHIC PHYSICIANS RECTALDISEASES arSPECIALTY i (EXCEPT CANCER) \ OFFICE HOURS: 8:Cft)-12:00 and 1:30^5:00 CUnIc5UM»iB BlytherlUe, Ark. Phone 2»21 PDUkJDiN' COWHORSE--WHEN HE COULD HAVE OME- HE , COULD GIT EIGHT GAITS OUT OF &/ JUS' PRESS1M' HIS KWEES Canovn's husband, pvl, chet England, spent his entire two-week furlough in Hollywood — decorating their new babys nursery. Since hearing Harry James' versioi of "Hora Staccato" in "Bathing, Beauty." Groucho Max refers to tile maestro as the "William Saroytii of . music." I'OKEK 1'OI.KA Another neu- dance for the —the poker polka. A chorus lin will introduce It in the Jane Powell film. -High Among the Stars. . . . Charles Boycr will do n Ne. York play if bis agent can find on he likes. So far lie-hasn't liked any ! of them. Johnny Weissmuller, who recently, moved into a new home, has no telephone. Here's what happened when the studio phoned him the other day to discuss his new film. "Tnrzan and 'the Amazons." Tile studio called his agent, who called the golf club. The golf club rent a boy on n bicycle out to find Johnny. Johnny sent the boy back, 'Hie golf club called the agent. The agent called the studio and said. "Johnny can't come to (be telephone. He's playing golf." • « • Oracle Allen broke up everybody. Including herself, on the Army's "Mall Call" radio show the other night. Talking to Nelson Eddy, Grade said: "Do you realize that If yon sang with Jeanelte MacDonald you would be the outstanding romantic sinner of the the country?" The word was "singer," . . . Edriic Robinson can't complain about type casting. He tracked down the murderer as an Insurance claims First Biography of America's Greal Genera! gJirlghl. 1D». Ann WondwiirJ Mllltp DIjilrlliiiiM, Srnlcf, Inc Fall and Winier TUNE-UP SAVE gasoline . , .SAVE Tires. Gel All-round Belter Performance! T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Dealer - I'arfs & Service 121 «'. : <»sh Phone 2122 CORIANDER CHAPTER XXIX QfJE HITNDRED days after Iron Ike reached England from Italy he was ready for the invasion of Europe from the west in the spring of 1044. During these hundred days little was heard from Eisenhower except that he \vas following his usual pace, sleeping little, working from dawn L? dark and longer, and applying his attention to every detail. Even the Nazis were impressed, as witness the story published by the Munich newspaper, -A'cncslH NadiricMcn: "The American general has an athletic ap- pea>:ance, full heallli and slrenglh, a well formed jaw and head showing great will, and is a man whom his countrymen would call a 'he man.' He is a man who has great abilities as an organizer and who has demonstrated great good sense in leadership and tactics in Africa." He was inspecting troops in England while across the Channel Field Marshal Hommcl was conducting n detailed inspection tour of his defenses. "I found the troops in Rood condition," General Eisenhower said, "intensively engaged in efficient training for the big job that lies ahead. Jf their fighting is ns good as their training, God help the Nazis!" General Eisenhower's tour was as informal as it was thorough. He insisted that no parades or formal inspections be arranged for him. Commanding orticcrs were i ordered lo continue .the regular training schedule when lie arrived. He traveled in a special (tain-which, carried start cars for trips through the countryside, and was iu continuous radio communication with the Supremo Allied Command in London. A radio cciuipped. jeep followed the general on all tours in order to allow •him to remain in touch wilh his headquarters. Re worked nights on deskwork in a fully equipped office on wheels. His first inspection at any camp .vas the kitchen. Next the general checked the health of the men and .hen their guns and equipment. Once in a while his passion tor informality was frustrated. A long column of Iroops wns marching town a road along.which-his car was moving. As the car ap- iroached, with its red plalc bearing the four stars of a full general, cries of "Eyes right!" echoed down the column. The general averted the threat :>f an impromptu review by jumping from his car, motioning two or three men out of formation, and asking, "How's your chow and your billets?" * * * J)URING these Second Front preparations the general received the top Soviet award, the Order of Suv.irofT, first, class. To ihc Russians on the 2Gth anniversary of the Red Army, the general sent this message: "In slopping the Nazi mililary machine the Hcd Army showed the world the most courageous exploit ever accomplished during a defensive war. I salute the oftl- cers and men of. the Red Army. AMERICAN troops pourcii into • Britain from across the seas. The Nazis worriedly fortified the invasion coasts. Invasion jitters grow stronger and stronger, DC spite his tremendous burden, General Eisenhower found time for inspections and close contacts. "Only a self-disciplined Army can win battles," he told his soldiers. "Assurance of our success in battle and our chances to return home safely and speedily are di- irrlly artcclcd by our success in establishing here a reputation as first-class, disciplined fighting irganization. . , . My deep approbation lo each of you for duty veil performed in the past and vilh the best of luck in the utnre." - lhcyAy hav ;Jti mancT— pENERAL EISENHOWER as Supreme Commander of the \llied Western Front is in- •csted with the greatest aulhcy n .history, greater than th Id .Roman generals. Conim ng all Allied land, sea, and air ovces, tile joint American-British governments have given him con- rol never before placed in the lands of one man. The Allied Armistice Plan pro- kiing for the end of die war s said to place the entire eco- icmic life of Europe under Eiseu- lowcr's control for whatever pe- •iod is required to restore peace iml trade after the war ends. \ll nations except Germany and icr satellites will be allowed to hoose their own governments. r rancc, Norway, Holland, Belgium will be under Eisenhower's control until their safely and security are assured and they are ible to resume self-government without Allied protection. General Eisenhower will have direct control over all parts of Germany occupied hy Allied roops (except -the Russians). 3crman territory occupied by the Red Army will be controlled by Soviet Military Government. General Eisenhower will set m> similar protectorate over JlaMt. until it is purged of its cncm;^. Iron Ike as he stands surrounded by his "Invasion Team" (his name for it) is the com- nandiug figure in the greatest .nilitary adventure in the world's history. Eight old warriors— five Britons uml three Americans- stand beside him, the key men iu Hie final drive on Hitler's three thousand miles of fortifications oil the western coast of Europe. Three years ago Eisenhower was a lieutenant-colonel; today his record of successful generalship includes the conquests of, North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. His; formula is starkly simple: "Plan to the least detail, then strike like death itself," NEXT: Ike's Invasion Team, r

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