The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 20, 1944
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v, > ' CMi ,' , ' rr - ~ Vtf ,/, BLYTUEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1944 lans Approved For New Bridge , Arkansas To Help Pay CosfOf Span Across Mississippi Hivrt LITTLE "ROdK, Sept '20 ItCP — he Arkansas Highway c comrais- on has given Its final approval to tanctog yifns far the big wi>, ,000,000,000 bridge acrois the MlE- EslppI rUer from Arkfrtisas to' emphts Commission 'Chairman'' J to rone* o! "Wilson cayfe^ the plans ave been signed and y^lll be sent o Tennessee officials for approinl he plans will then be sent to he Public Roads Administration In, Yashlngton construction is.sched- led 1.7 begin some time next you Arkansas Highway Director W V Mljchell says financial arrangc- lentS'cal! for the fedeial gorein- ment contributing 40 per cent of total cost Tennessee is to pay of the remaining CO EDSONIN Notes On Political Honesty per cent and Aikansas^ will, untlei he present plans, pay one-third Mitchell sajs the bridge adtually 111 cost Arkansas $40«,5()0 In'state unds Tehne'-see's share \\ill be ome $1,300,000 According, to the liighwnj dl- ector, £ytm^b> Arkansas and Tennessee hlgh^aj '.officials re eals th»V^° t> er oen ' <tf l" c ' ra '' ic on tht present Haralian Bridge s f rom, states'Slher than Arkansas ind 1&nessee\ And"' of the re- mainlnlf**) jpet 'cent, two-thirds ot he tral?le'"&&5es'frbm Tennessee and one-third Irom Arkansas He . i the financial -participation was deterlrieB oh 'that basis MHohell says the new bridge Is estimated to cost slightly more han \1ght miiJion 'dollars Arkansas already has set aside $300,000 of Its share of Hie fundi In a fpeclal reserve arnouht The'big four-lane Tirldge v,ill be located 400 .sards south of the present span Construction on th Ai Kansas side will begin at the St. Francis .levee. At The Hospitals BlytMnlie Adirilttnl- Agn'es Bradley, city Annette Whistle, ^Manila Mrs' W S Balla^a.rManila Madison Cooper, Armorel «•)? StUwell, citsr. , ^ Carl Grace, OErtola; Dlbmllsecl— Lela 1 Freda, >cl& JoejMetcalf, city ,' ' J V 'Golorlh, >DeU ,. W tf Evans, Tv>rtag'evi)le, Mo ' Walls Hospital Adtnlded Miii JjL, Cassidy, Cooler, Mo Stecle, Mrs' Harry Uc^ls, 'city Dismissed— ' Sanders Mrs. Clarence Mo > Ray 1 HaiTlson, Huffman Mary Button, city Joy OB -Baliard, KeUer Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted— .•_ •. O=car flardaway Jr, city Fred Hardaway, city Mildred 'laRue, Bassset. Euli Hodman, 'Carawaj If yo\i suffer 'from r'heimatlc -psln or rnuscular *ches,liuyC!-2223 today for real ptiln-Tellevlng help 60c, $1 Caution' Use only as directed Firs bottle pirrchaM price refunded b\ druggist If not satisfied GetC-2223. Uiifoi tunatcly for me voter In this or any other political cam- piiign, there aic two kinds of honesty The first is honest*, the sec- Ud Is political honestj The ol>- ervatlon Is not new, 'but It Is again Inicly. The Irick'of being :,pollt!ci>lly lonest consists ot ranking stnte- nchts which arc true as 'far as rtey go but do not ^cll the whole ruth, 'or are presented In such a way lhat they lead to false.'con- luslons or place wrong; emphasis 311 nny 'given'set of facts. Under he double .•standard of poWlcn! nornls this Is not con-sldbred being isiaiicsl., II Is merely considered icing'.'politically smart. For inslfliice, 11 Is politically hon- •st to say that U. S. national In- •omc Is higher today tlinn It has ever been in American history, 'nnn income Is greater, wages o( abor are higher, profits before taxis nre bigger. Dilt to Imply from h'esc statcmohls that the.'country s now more prosperous and on a sounder financial .busts than it has ever been, 'with the living standard higher than ever before, Is po- Itlcally dishonest. Higher . riatlon- il'lncome Is Ijolnj attained only by jreatcr government borrowing, by iicreaslng the national debt, Ijy increasing government. -sp«n(llnt' for materials of war. The higher national Income argument therefore /alls of Us', own weight 1 If U be raised as a 'reason for .continuing the Democratic party in office," DEWEY DOES IT, TOO No one party or np due candidate, nowever, has any monopoly on political dishonesty. For years, the critics of President Roosevelt have writhed at what they considered the political dishonesty ol ma'ny of the New Deal objectives, the Four Free Boms, the Atlantic Charter, the present emphasis upon the President's perfectly constitutional position as Commander In Chlci v the disavowc! of there being pollficu significance to so many of tits activities. And 'evidence' is piling uj. that. Gov. Tliomns E.. Dewey is just as much of an old master at this sort of. thing as-anybody else. When Ihc governor busied Into the Dumbarton Oafcs postwar security planning by attacking rumor- 'cd proposals as' domination o: imller natloiis by the Big -Foil! owers, he was being entirely po- llcnlly honest. At the time, 'how- vcr, : lie gave no indication he hew— If .he did .know—that Sccrc-- • v ;of State "Cordclli Hull had In- Istcd agreement nmong the "Big Four was first requisite to later eo- peratton with smaller countries. lull,.;If he liad-wnnted lo, might lave shown the governor up as-bc- ng not tod well jnfornVed on what. ie was trying to' talk about. To ave the conference from being Iriiggcd -into politics, Hull vcfralne<l rom this, and Instead lnyi(eil.De)V- cy |o send his "foreign "policy'n<f- vlser Foster Dulles to get a flll-ln on whut went on. TJewey in -effect thus became a partner In postwar jlaniiiug and he can claim part credit for any Dumbarton accom- iiiii'hmenls. This Is smart politic? jut not what you would call hiin- :ired per cent crass your heart <ui<l hope to die honest. DON'T IJET TlIKSf *OOl YOU You cnn reduce lo similar absurdities the charges by Dewey that Roosevelt did nothing to prcpnic the American people (or war, antt that War Mobilization Director James F. Byrnes's. plans for demo- bilization. are six months too late. Memory seems to whisper with a fhout' thai Tour years ago the Republicans 'were .lambasting this fellow Hcosevelt for being a war monger, for wanting to bultd 60,000 airplanes a y'oar, for wanting lo drag this country Into ofiother unholy European war. And if, six months ago, you had Dewey or the Republicans for 'their blueprint of demobilization, alt you would have tlrtvwn Is ''a -vacant 'stare. There Isn't, anything morally wrong with this 'kind of :pollllcnl dishonesty. Roosevelt has been charged with 'dlslilhg out .the same line-for years. The Intelligent voter, however,' won't let either of these Mg boys fool him for n 'minute. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGIIK '(Playoff) ' Nashville 0, Memphis 3. AMERICAN l.H/VGUK De'lrott-l, Now York 1. , Night games: Cleveland 8, Boston 2. Chicago (i, Philadelphia 3. , Washington 0, St.. Lonls 0. NATIONAI, I-K'AGDK Cincinnati at -Philadelphia, two rntn. Plttsbiii'gh at. Brooklyn, rain. Only games.scheduled. . Today's Games SOUTHERN 'LEAGUE .. ' .• <Playoff) Noslwlllp ,'al Memphis. NATIQNAt LEAG1JK Chicago nt New York. . St. Louis at Boston. Pittsburgh 'at Brooklyn. •Only 'games scheduled. . AMERICAN LEAGUE 'New York 'at Oetffilt, Boston 'ill 'Cleveland. Washington at St. Louis, night. Philadelphia at.Chicago, nlgliU-•., Auxiliary Members Meet At Legion Hut The American Legion Auxiliary met,'lost nlglit at Ihe 'hiit, with %rs. Joe Scruggs presiding over Ihe brief mslnets session which was followed jy a program under ihe 'dlreclloti of Mrs. Bry»nt Stewart fir, The program opened with group slnp.lng, accompanied by Mn. Edith 8t«phan at the piano. Mrs. 15 B. Wilson read Ihc president's message and Mrs. U. E. Blaylock spoke on the topic of "When the Boys Come Home." Tlile was followed 'by a t'Uk by Mrs. Eddie Burks on "Membership." iPlans for a bingo to be givon under sponsorship of the Auxiliary on Octoljcr 12 were discussed. [Mrs. Ma) : vln Urine 'and Mrs, M. Ai Mlddleton, hos'tci'scs, served i'e- frcshmcnls during the social hour which followed the close of the program. County Meeting Of PTA Leaders Set For Friday 'The Mississippi County Pnrenl- Teachoi 1 Association will -hold Its ilist meeting of the new.Kchool year Friday at Wilson, It was .announced today h| Mrs, Jesse M. White, |>resl dent of the association. Registration Is to begin at 9:30 'clock Friday morning, with the iogram scheduled to open'at 10 'clock. Tiie meeting is being held in con- ImcUan with a school of instruc- lon'for the new presidents and their jl ncers, Mrs. 'White stilted, hi urg-: hg lliat every member/of tlic Par- 'ht-Tcachoi 1 Associations s In the :btmty make a .special 'effort to nt- enil, If you want 'to • buy more W»r IJonils SELL IIS 'THE 'FURNITURE VOIJ ARE 'NOT USIrtG, for cash] Also liberal (railc-ln allowance fur olil furniture on ne». Alvin Hardy iFurn. Co. 301 E. Main Phone 2302 ATLACIDE Kills JOHNSON GRASS Sept. and Oct. are considered best months for poisoning. E. C.ROBINSON LUMBER CO. >rom SALE CONCRETE BTORM SEWER AIX 812X8 Tbu> Brldce I«mber Oiceola f iU 4 Culvert Co. flunc 1)1 OieMb, Ait I Have Opened NEW OFFICtS 104 S. Second Located In .The First National New Phone, 2641 H. C. Campbell Kicluslve Real 'Estate 'Dealer ; S r ^V '•', K' if. ivf. ^ '•/: 9L£ \ .••: ^<" '..' ^ '•••' - IT^ \ TONIGHT Staliort WREC at 9: 30 P.M. WITH ROBIRT MliMBRUSTER'S ORCHESTRA IN ELECTRIC HOUR iffiwco.' NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be ruining your property. Call mt fix check-up without cost or obligation. RATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTKOL GUARANTEED WORK H.'C. BLANKENSHIP IM E. Ke&taekr JL ^^ _ » I . * oScrre ty>u\ ^Jt .QURA/M TO XWEYOUBETT£fi/s LEE JONES ; Teacher of Piano i AnhoancA reopening of he classes for beginners and ad. EnrttU Now For Convenient Hours. 887 Chickasawba Phone 2994 SEN11MEKT5 IMPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, _ property remsmberea always Our flowers «re al- i r owers «re a- fay» iresh, »nd »u w6rk Is guaranteed to please Let our expert s h«lp you with your floral needs Gteneoe Blflj. Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston, B. A. M. S. M. Announces OPENING OF FALL CLASSES ' In PIANO — ORGAN — VOICE former New York Organist and Teacher Pupil of Clarence Dickinson President of Union Theological Seminary School of Muslo For 'Appointment Pbone or Write 1101 Chlckasaffba Mrs. Dalton C. FoWlaton Pbono 2049 W. M. BURNS 'Hoine Furnishings- Moderately Priced" Solid Mahogany Bedroom Furniture M? m Georgetown Gallc r i e s Pieces Exactly As Shown except t h at chest of drawers does not have , toilet. Our regular solid Mahogany Furniture, the same we have been handling for the past ten years, is priced about the same it was five years ago We have v a limited number of these suites on hand. If you are interested we suggest you call and see them at once. 4 PIECES Dresser, Chest, ne nt ' -' ulwir— . 249.50 ; 5 PIECES Dresser, Chesf, «ed,.NiRhl' ; 3lami, and Chair— 272.50 6 PIECES Twin Reds," Chest, Chair, Dresser ami Night Stand— 314.90 BEDROOM FURNITURE We have a more complete stock of Bedroom Suites than we have had for a year. The quality ranges from Gum to Solid Mahogany Suites. .The quality of these Suites is the same as pre-'war Suites with possibly an exception which would include the Gum Suites. Good 3-Piece Attractive Gum Suites 49.95 to 86.75 4-Piece Maple Suites ,.....:.......,... 95.25 4 and 5 Piece Suites, Solid Oak . 99.75 and 109.75 Mahogany Veneer Suites — Quality You Will Like — 5 Pieces 153.50 to 237.50 For Goocl Insurance Caff W. M. Burns Agency, Ph. 336T Wrltln? complete Automobile Insurance, Plate Glass, Workman's Compensation, FuWlc & Contractor's Liability and Fire Insurance on anything insurablc. AGENCY 115 N. Second St. Pre-War, All Coil Matching Box Spring the ENERGY-GIVING MATTKfSS - ^ v w *«? * Guaranteed by 'f Gootl Housekeeping Matress and Matching Box Spring $49.00 50 Ib, all cotton Mattress 7.95 Good 50 and 55 Ib. Plaited Felt Mattress $11.95 and $13.95 55 Ib; all layer Felt Mattress $18.95 and $19.95 50 Ib. all white staple Mattress, a genuinely good value $29.50

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