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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 11, 1944
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PAGE POUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS • THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS *THE COURIER NEW8 CO. ' H W^HAlNES, Publisher SAMUEL P. NORRIS, Editor JAteS A^ATEttS, Ad\ertlslni Manager Sole National Advertising Repftefentatlves; Wallace WJtmer Co, New Yoik, Chicago, be- trolt, Atlanta, Memphis. Published &ery Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the \xist- oWce ot Blylheville, Arkansas, under act 'at Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by Ihe Uhlfca Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES . " By carrier In the city ot Blj'theviHe, 20c per week, or 856 per 'iho'nlli. By mall, wilhlh n radius of 40 miles, $4.00 per year, $2.00'for six months, $1.00 for three rnbhths; by mall. outside 50 mile zon'e $10.00 per year payable in advance. _ ' : Srnoke Signals The Senate has begun discussibn of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference 'ami the American plan for a world Security organization which "leaked" from that secret conference. And the very first day of debate was marked by a smoldering speech reminiscent of the smoke screen laid down in the Senate during (he League of l4aliohs debate 25 years ago. The American plan was subjected to a partisan attack by Senator iiushfield of South Dakota, who credited President Roosevelt with its authorship. He charged that the plan gave the President soe power to declare war, made him an "absolute despot" ami "true dictator." Apostorphizing the President, the senator asked if this were the platform on which lie is running for a fourth I'erhii Ail .'that is beside the point, flic newspaper article describing; the Ahicr- ica'n plan, on which Sehator iiushi'ield based his charges, says nothing about the President haviiig power to declare Avar. It slates that the use of force would/require the imanimbrts vote of fill perriinncht in embers (including the American) of the international oVgan- iznlion's executive council plus a majority of its other members; The AnieVicaii plan does not cvei'i slate how or by whom the American member of this executive council is to be 'chosen—at least the published version quoted by the senator does not. The question Of an international security organization has thus far kept pretty clear of politics, and it would b'e too bad if it started slipping in that direction. There is no reason why it should.' Even the iiiost pesKirriistic Republican must hope that the organization, oiice formed, will endure beyolul Mr. Roosevelt's tenure of office, however long. The Senate should and will give exhaustive consideration to whatever \-ec- ofti mended plan comes out of Dumbarton Oaks. That consideration'must Hot be in terms of Mr. Roosevelt, but of the country's wishes, welfare, laws and traditions. The danger ,of partisan sinokc screens is obvious; There are persons in this country who would bd only tob glad to use them in fostering their intense opposition to our participation in any world peace organization whatsoever. Both the Senate and the country should be on guard against these possibilities in an issue of such fateful importance. Four-Ply Greetings We read where Jliss Elizabeth Firestone, daughter of the tire alld rubber magnate, is slating out to 'make a name for herself as a popular song writer. \Ve wish her well. May her .talent prove to be natural, hot synthetic, and may her path on the road to jfftme be marked , by an original tread, wjlhoiit suspicion of recapping of ; dershwiri ; or Jerome Kern. \Aohey In Arkansas Campaigns Fsf Public Office 6nndldates for senator In Arkimsns sfieiit $118.000 niKl $74,000 'tjiUis printing costs) hml $05.000 anil $18,000, a total ot $275.000. Hut when the people of Arkansas ami the (iconic of other stales decided that their candlditics should be hnmcd In popular ilrlmarlcs Ihoy made Inrge eJciieiicilturcs Inevitable. And In Arkansas, its In sonic other slates, two candidates mny havu lo make two races tinder the system which demands Hint 'n candidate for senator or governor or oilier office 'must receive a rilnjoflly ami not be nnilied, us might, happeii otherwise, by a minority ol voters or even by n compnrallvely small minority. How, Is a candidate going to reach three hundred thousand or a million or more voters unless lie has organized machinery for speakers and for the circulation of his literature, unless his can iniike his appeal and present his case through newspaper aild other forms of advertising niict through radio? It Is true that there arc'ways lo avoid large ekpchdlliircs by a cajidldale. He can be selected by a political-bolss or n political machine or,by the stale coniiiiHtte or a political party. Ills 'cchipatgiV' can be irihiiajjeil and the expenses jinltl by •«• slate qrgnnlzfitio'n Inslfrntl of by Hie candidate himself. A federal spokfcsmali said In the [list phase of the Senhlc committee's liiVestfe.itfoi): "\Ve are going to'sec that rich men nnd those who caii fake A foV'tnne for election cxiiehses won't linve nil MtfiHitn'ge In Aikniisns eleclloiis." Arc you going to see that rich men or those for whom n fortvihe Is raised for election ex- prAses won't linvo nn advantage in races prebldenl of llic United Slates? John !,. LcwLv XJnllcd Mine \yorkers orfanliallon is said lo have p'nl J800.000 In the Democratic campaign chest In one of president Roosevelt's i-nces. Dig Biislhess figures are reputed to have put large amounts lii Republican campaign chests: Considerable money Is sbVheUines spent on Ihc prc- c/>nvchlloii eamunlg'n at a candidate fol 1 preil- tteiit, aild millions of dollars are customarily spent by the major parly organization In prcsi- denlliil electibh cahipalgns. H would be just as impracticable to say Hint the national committee of a innjor parly slmll P.I I tpe'nd a inlllioh or liilllions for co'utilrywide brganlzatlan. for speakers, for literature, for advertising, for radio, for telephone and telegraph and Tor robins for headquarters as to say that a candidate for senator in Arkansas or other Jropulnr primary slnle shall not spend his own money, or that the m'ancy of his supporters shall not. be silent, in amount needed to reach Ihc votcVs with his candidacy, —ARKANSAS GAZETTE. • SO THEY SAT We 'arc hot responsible for making work, but It is our responsibility lo remove every obstacle Hint mny prevent American industry from going boldly ahead when materials and fncllitles cnn be reienscd.—Acting WPB Clisirni'an J. A. krug. V ^ • Because of exploded hopes, originally uu- 'foimded o!> scientific fnct. (here nre indications thai interest In nutrition hns begun to wane. \ imagine more people linve lost faith in nutrition from listening to the radio than from any one of the other onuses.—Prof. C. A. Elveli- jcltl. U. of Wisconsin biochemist. * * T In spile of Hie fact thnl American troops have been exposed to every known disease, the disease denlii rate Is only oue-twenlieth fls high ns In World Wai- I, nnd the lowest ever recorded for the United Stales Army.—Brig.-Gen. James S. Simmons, Army Preventive Medicine Service chief. » • « The British, and in the first place the Americans, made Such good use of Ihfcir material that a comparison with our brenk through the Maginot Line ahd the push lo the Somme In 1D40 is fully Justified.—Liciit.-Gc'M. KuH bltlmar, G6imah army commentator. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1044 '•"i". .'.'. !•- ,r-g?,v«>*. rf»: -i )• SIDE GLANCES j 'Q*. _ : j CCPR, J94< BY HEA SEfWICF, INC. I. M. BED. U. B. "Since they bough! those' Vent-linn blinds nc-xi door I can'l Icll wliclhcr they've j;ol the radio on loud or they're .haviiig 'another qiiun'cij" •THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William f Ferguson ; WAS GKADVAiiy COO4./A/G NOW .THEYDONTKNOW WHETHER. WSCOOL/A/& Off OR GETTING IN PLAYING CHECKERS, YOU Sir. STILL TO MOVE," Says ',*> ,V\RS. OSSIE BERRY, '' ^ WANDERING ^ ALBATROSS *»: R FLEW 3.OOOMILES IM ONtV '• ~ '~~~ ' ! T, M, HEC. U. S. PAT. OrF. '^•'NEXT: -The Jieishl of hosnitalily for sol4icrs.V?i' In Hollywood nV KKSKINE JOHNSON' NBA Sluff Correspondent BELLE GHEENE mine to Hollywood 13 years ago to become n film star. But she couldn't get past a single studio galeman. Today she walks into the offices of the big ihovie moguls, and slurs call her by her first name. Theatrical Inlcnt couldn't get her Inside a single film studio, bul a suitcase full of lies and a great deal of nerve did. Belle Greene is the necktie queen of Hollywood. Designing and selling super- gaudy tics. Belle conducts such a successful business from an old uin suitcase that she has three bank accounts, stocks, annuity, real estate, and could afford to spend $4000 on 10 plastic surgery operations when the end of her nose Was cul off in an automobile accident in 1934. Belle Greene is a success because she's not afraid of n closed door. Her technique is simple. Her beat is the executive offices and dressing rooms. After 13 years she knows everybody including the studio gatetncu, who never fail to recognize her. FAST WITH THE C'HATTKll Belle pounces on passers-by in Our Boarding House with Maj.Hoople OutOurWay By J. R. Williams ODOFY.' PULLIM' A \ LOOSE TOOTH 1HAT ' WAY -- WHY, Vpu MIGHT NOT FALL OUTA 8EP FEE A MOMTH.' "THAT5 WHUT 1 KNOW--SO 1'Lu -XT LEAST SOME SLEEP/ THE MIRACLE vteKt co. v ^J-SD WE'RE SELLING kFEW 5HARES to A, LIMITED WM8ER OF >S\!ESTORS.'~~vJe ELIMINATE COAL, HE WlNlG HOMES l»i VjlWf E.R. \WlTH STOREO-UP ENERGY Of RN31O- ACTNel( 7.^V' f IM SOME TIMED/, STABLE • IDEK SUtvA AS XOURS APPEfXRS TO 8e NOTHlKiCi^O \<JORRy '"WHAT'S his wife like?" The question Mis Leonrd Bcckley asked her husband /us the qucstioh Everywifc asks vcryliushahd when lie asks her o let another man's wire into her oinb for the first time. Slie asks in self-defeiise, knowing thnt !ic will bo on (rial. Sue Beckley liked Walt Hilyavd cst of nil her husband's friends, 'uid so did her husband. Bolh •ere with the Statoii S'teel Prod- da Company, whicli hud turned o (lie making of machine guns nd howitzers for Ihe duration. Valt had managed one ot the iranclies in . the west and had roppod in for dinner or over- ighl whenever he came lo town. Now he had been called to the lOme oflice and was moving to >laton to live, bringing his wife nil daughter with him. Tlie laughter didn't mallei 4 much; the vife was a challenge. But Leou- rd Decklcy's answer to his wife's iuestion was a plea of ignorance "I haven't seen Margaret Milard since I was liest mnn at heir wedding in— My God, it an't he 20 years ago!" "It had belter be. You said heir daughter is 19 "Good Lord, how tempus fidgets! I can see Margaret now as a bride. Slie was a beauty, shiny- ;yed, always laughing, very iweel, very loving, very inlelli- jent, very—" "It she was all those 'veries A'hy didn't you marry her yourself?' "I knew that heaven was saving .he angel of all time for me.' 'le bent and pressed n kiss of nock-reverence on her head, and vas- rewarded with a wail: "Keep mil of my hair! I spent nil afternoon at Pauline's, getting I done for this marvelous Jlar- ;arel lhat Wall look away from vou. Tell me more about jier. And for the Lord's sake get into vour dinner clothes or they'll iind you witli one shoe off and one shoe on. I'm nearly dressed." * * i ;HE was already undressed, and stood the exposure well, lot- Sue had pretty decently won the aattle with Ihe years by depending on posture, exercise and starvation instead of rubber and steel to hold her together. As Len whipped out of his coat and waistcoat he was saying: "The years may have made a lot of changes in Margaret—damn you!" That was not for his wife but for ins coat 'and waistcoat as they missed the chair he flung Ihem at. "Marriage usually molts Ihe wings of young angels." He benl down, picked up Ihe coat and waislcoal, tossed them al the bed, and missed again. "Slay there, damn you! Bul you haven't lost a pinfeather." Tins last was for his wife. He started to dance oul of his trousers, caught one fool in them and hopped sidcwise, lurching ominously toward Sue's dressing table. He recovered himself in time; out, while he was 30 close, popped a kiss on her bare shoulder and gazed over it into the mirror beauty. Copyright, 1911, NBA Service, Iii'c Illustrated iy Walt Scott He paused at the bathroom door to prophesy: "I'll bet that tonight, as always, when Walt ahd his wife have gone, you'll say, 'How on earth aid 'such a nice man get himself hooked by such a terrible woman?'" at her ripe relieved "Gosh, but you look like your son's younger sister!" He sent his nether garments flying through the air for her to pick up, and paused at the bathroom door lo prophesy: "I'll bet that tonight, as always, when Walt and his wife have gone, you'll say, 'How on earth did such a nice man get himself ho'oked by such a terrible woman?' " The sound of the shower drowned her reply. She went to the bathroom door nnd repeated it at the top of her lungs: "1 suppose I will. But I'll bet she'll be shying the same thing about me.on their way home." He came out into the big towel she handed him and answered as 'ie scrubbed his wet ilesh pink: "No. I'll bel she'll be saying, 'How on earth did suck a wonderful woman iis Sue Beckley ever let herself gel hooked by such h dub as that husband ot hers?'" "When it comes to the blarney, my boy, you're certainly there." As he smeared lather on his face lie spluttered: "Shall I cut it out?" "For lieai'ch's sake, no! Let's save facli for other people—your Mrs. Hilyard, for instance." "She's not mine, (hank heaven!" He talked past his swishing razor: "I hope to God she's a good wife to Walt. He's such a right guy." Sue had encased herself in a coal 'of varnish called a dinner gown before he was out in the room again ah'd getting into the iresh things she had spread out for him. lie Valked right on: "It doesn't often happen that two good men friends have wives that can stand each other. But it would be nice if you could get along with Mrs\ Walt." His face vanished in his undershirt and dawned out o'f it. "His daughter adores him. Jennifer's her name. He showed me her picture. It was scrawled all over with girlish worship. He still carries a picture of his wife, too; but it's one she had taken just afler they were married. He showed it io me once when il fell out of his wallet, She had written oh ilr To my beloved from his faithful' wife.'" ; TJE mused on thai: "Faithful' - wife! Humph! There are 'so many ways for a wile lo be un- failhful. I remember Walt sayj;£ once that his daughter was canhily like what his wii'0 lo he. The way he said 'used to' ic' gave me a funny 'feeling i'fiat Margaret ain't what she used to. was. I hope I'm wrong." He; jegan lo dance into his black! trousers. "Yet I notice that Walt; was never in any great hurry to; jet back to his home station. [ He's no chaser. He doesn't run 1 after other women. A lot of iiieni do who really love their wives—; they're just polygamous. But; Walt is either monogamous tor—j indifferent or— Maybe he's true' lo what his wife once was. Maybe; she is and maybe she isn't." i "Ish'l what?" i "True to what she biice was."lie was buttoning himself in how.; Lots o£ wives are that way.; Whether Ihey're unfaithful 'to: Iheir husbands or not, they're un-' faithful lo themselves—and that's- Worse thaii-^-" ! "Lord, there's the dobrhell ah<l : ; you not dressed! -I've got' to %<>'•clown and meet that woman nil; by myself. Hurry!" '; '.'Wait!" .: She' was gone, aiid he could: never make his bow tie behave. -, He started lo follow her wild ffr^fc knot crumpled and askew. As lie. moved cautiously down the steps ', he saw Wall standing by the'. Margaret lie remembered—sliil' slim, shiny-eyed, sweet, laughing/ and so loving that her liaii'd ciui'ig to Walt's arm. Ariel Wait was gazing down into her uplobking eyes with the same smile of rap- lure, devotion and pride he had worn at the allar. (To Be Continued) le halls, on Ihe lot. ill the makeup epnrtmcnts and behind those clos d doors. That's where she real! ot her reputation. She knock jhlly-vcry lightly--and walks earning like she was bringing lid )gs of an Inheritance. Then sh larts talking nnd nobody In till •orld can talk faster Ihan Bell ireene. "Hello." she snys, "I'm Bell ireenc, the necktie queen. Do yo anun buy some tics?" Before Ihe busy victim lias lim o say he just bought a gross ies from a relative. Belle's bat ercd suitcase is open, and lies an Belle's chaltcr arc flying all ove lie room. "I kid Ihem into buying,' 1 si ays. "I bcliltle Ihe lie they ar rearing, tell them it's the vvron olor—that they can't be well dress ;d if the color combination i-rong." For a little gsi—she's only n li Ic over five feet tail—Belle'Greet nri her ties get around. One ol them, a yellow affa ii'tth green stripes, caused a Ho yvvoort divorce. Belle was mighty i'roi!(i of that tie when she sold t. with several others, to the wife of an actor. So when she met. the ictor several weeks later, saw that ic wasn't wearing any of her lies, she ashed him how coaie. "What ties?" he said, "f haven't nad n new one in months." "Why. 1 said Belle. Innocently, 'the ones your wife bought you a couple of weeks ago. There was a beautiful .yellow one with green stripes and ..." EOOOO! ! ! Well. Ihe actor hired a privalc detective to watch his wife nnd a few days later the detective found a gentleman with a beautiful yellow lie with green slripes visiting Ihc lady. 7herc was a divorce. Belle specializes in loud lies 'with good taste"—little numbers which look like a small paint fac- toVy explosion. "And don't talk to me," Belle says, "about women being rain. Why. men are Ihc vainest crcalurcs In this world." liellc Greene once played smal' roles on Broadway and worker 1 with Graham MacNiimcc In lh< early days of radio, she starter selling ties when she couldn't gel a Job In pictures. HEADACHE Capudine relieve* Jiciunchu fast l-ecamt il'iJiijuid. Its n- jrrcdientd act already OhacJi-pil —alt rcaily lo WRW tzr-iiip. the rain. It otto soothes ziervt itrt- eion due to Iht pair Use only as directs I(Vr 30c ft*:. Shoes arc costly— have them renewed where exacting care combined with superlative workmanship insure their being properly repaired. Every style of repair Is made here —RIGHT! DON iDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE | TYPEWRITERS 118 N. 2nd STREET PHONE 3382 ] (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) J. LOUIS CHERRY Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. r Ark. HflLTCRS QURLITY SHO€ SHOP (21 W. MOIN ST. Fall and Winter TUNE-UP SAVE gasoline . . . SAVE Tires. Get All-rouiul Heller Performance! T. 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