The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 28, 1944 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 28, 1944
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BLYTHEVILLE '(ARK,) COURIER NEWS THURSDAYY, SEPTEMBER 28, 10-U THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' ' THE COURIER NEWS CO. > ' H. W. HAINES, Publisher r •>'* GAMCEL F. NORRIS, Editor JAMES A. QATENS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representa lives i W»llM* Wltoer Co; New York, Chicago, Detroit,' Atlanta, Memphis. ^Published Erery Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the poat- offlce'at plytheyllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October », 1917. : ' Served by the. United Press * SUBSCRIPTION RATES Ey carrier In the city ot Blytheville, 20o per week, or 85o per month. By mnll, wllhin a radius of 40 miles, |4.00 per year, $2,00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; by mail outside CO mile zone (10.00 per year payable in advance. Nice Work/Jaycees! Success of the World's Chnmpion- sIiip'Golfon Picking Contest here yesterday was duo in considerable men sure to the effoits oi members of the Blytheville •'Junior Chamber of Commerce. When the young men who made up this group weic handed the job of singing the annual event this year they rolled up their sleeve;, and went to work. The icsull was seen yesterday when Die biggest field of pickers ever to compete went to the starling line—197 of them. • These pickerJ came' from all parls o^ th^counliy. One came from a remote coiner of Texas, down near the border. Others came fiom distances almost an great,, but Unit is what makes the con- teat representative. ySqrlaige was the entry list that fa'dhtie!) for handling the pickers were tabce^ limit. A few who reported after .thei cntiy-list closed yesterday nidrnhig had to e denied n shot at tho money, but this WHS unavoidable under rules of the contest. All in all, the whole show went off without a hitch and this is a tribute to r the oigaimation and enterprise of a small gioup of Jii'y'cccsi WfpQm Shall We Trust? v * i ,.••'••, ... - To dale, so far as we have been able to learn, the Americana haven't fdjund a single civilian Nazi in their pYogiess tlnongh Germany. In every village they take they are assured that he town officials and'other convinced Socialists have left. Those remain, tHfey a'i-.ti told, are just - pjjiin, "decent folks, who are glad to .see th"e Yanks because that means the war is?,almost ovei. All they want is pence aijd quiet. ^ Well, some of the civilians are just tRat, of couise And certainly some of the most ardent Hitlerites have fled. Bit ii's a good safe bet that the Yunks won't meet any admitted Nazis out of uniform if they travel all the way to l&st Piussia It's going to be too easy f& them to put on a bland face and pii>lcst innocence. tj And the Yanks, being strangers tjieie themselves, won't be able lo do n\\ich Contradicting. They can ranem- b<h those pictures of Hitler's peacetime travels, when crowds jammed treets and auditoriums wherever he appeared. They can lenicmber the ncwsrcels, and the Hillcr broadcasts with their background o'f thousands whooping and heiling. j They can conclude that the war and ^ (he caitli itself haven't swallowed up ' these ficnzied throngs. But when it ^cpjnes to choosing whom lo trust, the jbh isn't going to be easy. ,7 In fact, it's going lo add up to a cbstly, complicated and confusing prob- lejn of mihtaiy government. The complications have already started at (he lop, as shown by denials by Secretary Hull and Robert Murphy, General Eis- enhower's chief political adviser, Ihftt they have had peace dealings with any Germans whatsoever. Jt is natural that tliep should suspect any peace overtures of coming from Hitler agents. And there might be the equally ready suspicion that any able and active anti-Nazi capable of heading a government has long since been liquidated by the Gestapo. But now it is generally acceplcd that many Naxi leaders (though not the top ones) will succeed in "going underground" to work against the occupying forces. They will know the country and Ihe people, and Ihis knowledge will surely be an irritating source of trouble to military government. It will be the same that Ihe Nazis ran into in the occupied countries, though the Allies will not adopt the Nazis' brutal means of combating it. Probably the Allies will have to look outside Germany for Germans who can be of immediate assistance and would be acceptable as the nucleus,of at least a provisional government. There is not much of an assortment of politicians or statesmen .to choose from. But even a government of German intcllectualK, scientists and professional men would surely be preferable to one built around the Russian-sponsored committee of German officers who come from a class, which suffers from chronic delusions of Teutonic military grandeur, and whose uncaplured colleagues arc no doubt already planning the next world war. -: Holiday Plans According to a radio report, General lOiscnhowcr's campaign is a full month ahead of schedule. It- may be thai the general, though no 'sentimentalist, has promised himself that he'd have nil the boys in the Nan! army home for Christmas. Above Politics Governor Dowoy promises that if he gels to the While House there will be "the finest ajnl most complete housecleaning in history." Anyone who lias visited Washington recently and looked iupon the peeling walls of tile Executive Mansion will tell you that thp first step in such a program should be a new coat of paint—and thai il ought to be. a bright and shining issue of both presidential campaigns. SIDI GLANCES F, IHC^T. M. BtC-U, S.J'AT. OfF. . GERMANY WIU TfW IT AGAIN BySigrtd Schultz . Kill, <>y J,li>' Mil .Sm-lcrt o •---. 'As an American newspaper correspondent -in Berlin' from J919 lo 1941, Slarid Scliultz saw at first hand (lie elicits that Ice! from World War I to World War II. And she saw (lie bcliifld-lfic- sceiics preparation /or the com- inu "war-in-pcacc" that she warns may cidniiuulc i>i World War 111. 'fhis is tlm sfory o/ Germany's ptans to win (lie pence, plans llia( even now are put 111(0 effect. IV porate. They were cold nnd hungry and their soldiois had fought in vain. I saw a ravenous mob slaughter a'sUimnu horse where it fell, and carry away dripping slabs of meat. 1 saw hall-grown rowdies attack uniformed ollicers, and hysterical women try lo yank off Ihcir mustaches or beai'ds. I hurried through tlio Berlin streets under a crossfire of Red guns on one side and Uepublican soldiery on the other. Confronted by famine and inflation, fiabling Communists wilh rplIE German secret general staff jllie'.left hand" and reactionaries : L under l.udendorff worked wilh «'«"' »'\?. . r j 8l . lt ' " yi , ng to , Ti'.'n , . I with Allied demands and, at U\e "People nuisl lliink the war-is nearly over—hvo customers jusl talked back lo inc!" ' , THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWtmam Ferguson- •JOTHgrtAT It k absurd to say that peace can bc;i!unran- tccd under some sort of iwllcc arrangement by which the competitively nrmed nations comprising some new league will euaratitec -In some future lime to .use force against nu heeressor. No s,uch agreement hns ever stood tho test in history or ever will.—Norman Thomas. • • • . • • • .. : We need new Industries more than ever, more Idle land put to use In new ways ami old, more soil conservation, n. scientifically determined balance between contllcthig form ot Inivd- usc and water-use, belter bodies nnd far better minds.—Dr. Isalnli Bowmnn, president , Jolins. Hopkins U. • ' • • The summer ol Ihis year, which our enemies predicted would sec the collapse nnd capitulation of Die Reich, has gone. Their united onslaught* have brought us numerous military reverses nnd losses, but no sign near or fur of n German collate.—Goebbels. » • » I rcrlonsly rtoubt that nny peace treaty emerging from the Senate will provide real iwacc. —House Democratic Lender John -W. McCormack ot Massachusetts. • v • Don't believe rumors. Rely oa German wnr commnnitiues.—Berlin newspaper. & IPMfgKd© EXAMIMED BY A SCIENTIST HAD 5,000 ANTS IN ITS STOMACH. such speed and energy that'wilhin less than six months aCtcr the German army asked for an armistice In 1018, the secret circle had succeeded in Ihe tallowing preparations tor Us own rule and for a future war: It controlled all official army offices. It controlled tlje unofficial armed veterans of. Hie Free Corps, who were spoiling lor a fight. It controlled key posilions in all 1 'hardy to continue in office men o universities und government! tlv> fovmov autocratic impcria offices. regime, lint they had no met U had induced C , /s main' l''»incd lo replace them. So th industrial concerns lo prepare wilh it the planned total war. It managed to cry murder at the mention ot Uolshcvism and at Ihe same time to work in Ihe diplo- same time, lo stabilize Ihe economy o£ a country exhausted, disrupted by four years o£ war, with Hie upper classes offering at theii best a passive resistance, the Gorman Republican leaders hac every reason to be awed by the problems ahead. In solving.mos o£ them as well as they did, in even surviving as Ions as they did the Republicans achieved a near- miracle. Most of them rca'.^c-J, even a the beginning, that it was fool matic, military, and economic fields hand in hand with Moscow. Anyone who went about Berlin in November of 1918 knows how close the Soviets came lo proclaiming llieir rule in Germany. In the brief period of prerevo- lulionary unrest in Russia, German agents there had been as thick as raisins in a pudclin; • They had plenty of 'money to . spend. Itussia returned the compliment in 1918. - I saw Communist agitators haranguing Ihe desperate masses .the streets, of Berlin. And the [iconic had every reason to be dcs- old appointees stayed on: in th udidary, the judges who inter >reted the law to the Republic' lisfavor; in the Keichsbank, tli men who intensified and mnnipu [alert the inflation to their ow purposes; in the Finance. Ministry in the War Navy office: enemies of the Republic too nu morons to mention. rj" 1 HE groups which A hated all that (lie sincere! Republ stood for had two other things i common. First, they were uppei class Germans. The caste systc: has been breaking down gradual! in more recent years, but in 101 and 1919, its imprint could 1 seen wherever one went. Most c (lie Republican leaders were me and women of flic lower or iddle classes. Their knowledge 1 Ihe minds of upper-class Ger- j ans was limited. That was one • ason. why .they could be fooled Ihe men supposed ,tb bo work- g wilh them. , Second, most 'members of the: imieal groups had had access higher education, which made em part and parcel of tho pan- ennanic order. To non-Germans the medieval /inbolism of German universities 'en then seemed old-fashioned niJ slightly ridiculous. But their old on Ihe national mind had not osened, because to Germans they poke of a Greater Germany. Both aclicrs and students believed: ercely in Germany's right to rule • ie world. . , Not only in scholastic confines as the word spread and em- ollishcd. Many ordained men ot od did everything they could to iscrcdit the Republic. Through both the school and tho iiurch, then, the home was con-- aminated with a hatred of the ;epublie. Hatred is contagious,; nd when women start to hate,: hey do a thorough job. They Iso infect their children. Always after wars, when people lave lost many of their loved uies, belief in the mystic encour- ges a mushroom growth of astrologists, /orlunc-lcllcrs and what lave you. Superstition can be an illy, and the German militarists made it one, lining up the soothsayers as their unofficial prophets. Svcrywhere one heard of the im- lending collapse of the Allies, often from relatives of officers, who nearly as often were the mildest looking old ladies. The Germans are nothing if not logical, no matter how unsound their premises. So, the Allies divided, England tottering and on the brink of disintegration, logically what then? Why, soon — always very soon—Germany would step in, finish of the Brilish Empire and take over the leadership of the world. Childish the method undoubtedly was; it was also fantastically effective.' For word-of-m o u t fi propaganda spreads fast, and who doesn't want to belong to a master race? (To Be Continued)' WHEN A DETECTIVE SPEAKIN& OF TSNrfO AffCHfS, PtAMiOOP WHOKLS 4fJP DELTAS, \S : DISCU5SIN& WHAT. .THEY USUALLY SNEEZE . IN &ROUPS OF THREE, FOUR OR FIVE/ \ CCf a. 19« BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. When we repair llic shoes they :ire truly renewed. I-'iiie Icnllicrs, mafe- rmLs anil highly skilled workmanship make the footwcur smart, new looking besides milling miles and miles of coinfni fable wear. Come (o the mortem, complete shop. (ANSWER: Fingerprints. NEXT: Where the souls'bf bad Indians ro. In Hollywood . (While Kifckine 'Johnson is on vj\c;ilioii, lus column Is being: ivril- Icn by "gucsl conductors" from among his friends and fans in Ho] lywoot*, • • • IiY I'AUI,ETTE GODDAKD (I'lnrh-lllttlng for Erskinc Johnson) It has been several months since t'returned from visiting our boys In china, Bunna and India. Be- cnuse of contractual obligations t:i girl hns to work, you know) 11 may be a number of weeks bclorc I shnll have the privilege of making a similar trl)> to England France, nnd I hope, Berlin. I shall go, however. And when I retun: I know I will repeatedly hcnr the same question thnt wns asked me when I completed my 40,000-mile Might last spring: "Tell me, how Is their morale?' That is what I shall hear. I shall linve the same answer You don't luwe to nsk n world' heavyweight champion how lie feel while he Is In process of bentln the daylights out of n tough op poneiit. 'Ilie morale of our boys i okay, and will always be okay, a IOIIR ns there Is.rotiRli. lough an 'Important Job to be done. Oqr Boarding House with Maj. Hoople Out Our Way r By J, R.Williams HEf\RD fa WHOlS-MfVT VOU SPEftK ^CIGAR STORE -6LOTTO\ DrA./ . THE OWLS CLUB SS 'LAST WEEK. ~- FOR MAYOR '? t VOL) PRO*.\iSED^ --*- AMD \\JHO /JUMP BACKA I YOU FOOL.'/ ty O\V(T YOU S/ THATS'A ''/\ Sfi\KS / VES.I KMOVJ-- BUT I'VE READ THAT THEV CAKlT f STG1KE BEMONO THHR UEVi AMD HE'S f ONLY AT3COT- -, lt> SAV IKMEWTHW,! [TOO, AN'I'D f EG ALL RIGHT IF I DIDM'T HAVE SUCH OBSTINATE LEGS/ 3usr A^ i WAS BECOMIMG ACTNE iSS POLITICO.TOO/ g\\JHY CODLDrJ'T TH\& OBtJOKIOUS AILIvtENJX iTE 60ME SECDMD- FiJJOLE PLIERS, sochi AS you., lhi=>TEAD OF A^tAAM OF MPOKfl\«fT '••> HINV rioiv\e MlSHTS ONi , Bare 50% On ' TRUSSES Steel and Elastic S T E W A R T'S Drag S t•r• Main & Lake Phone 2812 — «•• • It is their morale nfler the war liat I nm worried about. IN IMPORTANT "IF 1 Jf they -come back nnd find home, omiminity, state, national ami in- ernatlonnl conditions just as they vcve before ftll ibis mess started ii'c and six years ago, tlicir mor- le is going to be mighty low and lieir anger Siiiyhty high. f don't mean comittlons in their ibines. Those are bound lo seem list, wonderful. Mothers, wives, sweethearts, dads and uncles will :ee to that. ,1 mean political, economic anrt social coiiditions. Boys 'from Texas, ^Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Soulli Carolina linvc shared dangers, fox- lolcs, jeep rides, nlr raids and hospital wards. They have a new respect for one another, nnd tlifiL 'ccllng is going to ncrslst alter the war. Our men in China have fought iidcd by side wilh Chinese coolies. They've been touted by Chinese nurses in hospitals on the field. Our boys know nt first hand Just what Russia's stnhvarts have accomplished. There won't be much loose tnlk of nn indiscriminate "yellow peril" or much nlarmlsl red Imitinp; n'mong them when they come back. A OKNUINE PEACE They'll want, jobs, onr boys will, and a chance to cam n living. They'll want to be sure that peace Is something that carries a gcu- dine guarantee. They'll be thlnfcinR In world terms, nnd far beyond former horizons nnd boundaries. For our men will have been everywhere, ftvirt latis from Brooklyn will not be thinking of Cincinnati ns "out west" when they come back from overseas. That postwar morale of theirs is ou'r Immediate care and rcsjxmsibtl- Ity. We cnn't fio back in our shells. We can't pull isolationist bedclothes up around our hends so we won't henr the martial alarm clock the next time H begins to click and sputter. Aii() we can't afford to I miss any opportunity to help keep Nazism nnd Fascism from risin? ngnln. Fall and Winter T U N E - U P SAVE gasoline . . . SAVE Tires. Gel All-round Better Performance! T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Dealer - Paris & Service 121 W. Ash Phone 2132 SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, are remembered always. Our flowers are al- •vuys fresh, and all work Is guaranteed to please. Let our expert iesigners help you with your flornl needs FLOWER SHOP Pb. 491 F.T.D. Service We Deliver Anywhere Mrs. J. M. (Mac) Williams, owner Glencoe Bldg. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be ruining your property. Call me f<K check-up without cost or obligation. BATS, finer. AND ROACH CONTliOl GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP H9 E. Kenticky R)*u MM I Have Opened NEW OFFICES 104 S. Second Located In The First National hunk Building. New Phone, 2641 H. C.Campbell Exclusive Keal Estate Dealer For Good Insurance Call W. M. Burns Agency/Ph. 3361 Writing complete Automobile Insurance, Plule Glass, Workman's Compensation, Public & Contractor's Liability and Fire Insurance on anylliing insuratle. AGENCY 115 N. Second St. W. M. BURNS ATLACIDE Kills JOHNSON GRASS Sept. and Oct. arc considered best months for poisoning. E.C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. BlyUtcvllte, Ark. If you want lo hny more War liomls SELI, US TIIK FUKNITURE VOIJ AUK NOT USING, for cash Also liberal Iradc-in allowance fo old ft'rniturc on new. ' Alvin Hardy Fiirti. Co. 301 E. Main Phone 230Z PRESCRIPTION^ ?'re,ihe*l ^ItK* ',iinr«nl<-H Hr«( Pnc». lirby Dm? Store? Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! BARKSDALE MFG, CO. Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2911 The Blytheville Tire Co. has been purchased by G, O. Poetz and C. Modinger To Ret maximum service from your lires, Ijriiiff them lo us for ren;\ir atul rcc;\pping. Kxiicrt tire men plus modern equipment insures your satisfaction with every job. GUARANTEED WORK — CEILING PRICES MODINGER-POETZ TIRE CO. Hwy. 61 North '•'IP SAI.r TONCRRTK M.I. 61ZEH rhr»p«-r Tllftn T\rl(l^r t.nnih^ Osceolo Tile A Culvert Co Phone Ml On<*riik ; v '"' '' ' J. L Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main; DRS. NIES & HIES OSTFOPATHfC PHYSICIAN* RECTAL DISEASES o SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CANCER! OFFICE r HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 rllnic 5H Main UlythrtlSk, Ark. I'honc

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