The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1944 · Page 3
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1944 BLYTHEV1LLE (AUK.)'. COURIER. NEWS PAGE THREE Winners Listed n Poultry Show j > Awards Are Made For * Best Fowls Shown At County Fair Here Results of poultry judging In the Mississippi County Fair were announced today as follosvs: White Hocks—Hen—Bonnie Hcs- sie, Hlythcvllle; Bennlc Hessie; Ben- iile Hessie. Cocks—Bennle Hesslo, Bciniio Hcssic, Mrs. C. M. Abbott, Blytlicvlllc. Pullets—Mrs. 0. M. Abbolt; Bonnie Wnldron, Blytlicvlllc; Mrs. C. M, Abbott. Cockrel—Shirley Bevillc, HI, 2; Mis. C. M. Abbott. White WyandoUe—Hen. C. Genii; C. Genii; A. P. Smith, Blytlicvlllc. Pullet—C. Prewitt, Blytlicvtlle. burred Rock—Hen, Freddie Smith Blythevlllc; E. Smitn, Blyllisvillc. Cockerel—C. Prewitt. Rhode Island Hed—Pullet, Juliun Mitchell, Rt. 2; Julian Mitchell Cockerel — Julian Mitchell; Julian Mitchell. Buff Orpington—Hen, Freddie Smith; Bcnnle Hessie; C. Ocan Pulict—Manile Hessie, Blythevillc C. Gcan; C. Gcan. Heavy Breeds—Hen, Betty Jo Bc- vill, Blytlicville; Betty Jo Bevill Shirley Bevill. Pullet—Richard Faugh!, Dogwood; Mamie Hessie Bcnnic Hessie. Cockerel—E. IS. Lin dcr; Mamie Hpsslc; E. E. Under. Light, Breeds—Cockerel—E. G. Lincler; E. G. Under. Hens—Freddie Smith. Pullet—Freddie Smith; Dudley Howley; E. G. Linder. Best Young Turkey—Bennie lles- slc. Best Old Turkey—Bcmtlc Hessie. .' Best Geese—Bill Van Winkle, Blytheville. ' Best Pigeon—Billy Wnldron. Best chickens in show—Richard •' t' k«Bht, Brahmar pullet; Juliiui Mil- J> rfiill, Khodc Island Red cockerel; ^Bonnie Hessic, White Hock cock; Bennia Hessie, White Rock hens. HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Oso Johnson Recalls Solomons; What Makes Radio Writers Tick Armorel Negro Exhibit First Blythevillc Second And Carson Third At County Fair Judging o£ the Negro exhibits ut flic Mississippi County Fair provided much interest there yesterday with Armorel winning first place; Blylhcville, .second; Carson, third; Osceola, fourth; Keiser, fifth and Round Lake, sixth. Au important part of the fair, the j Negro exhibits, housed In .the I». • . W. Haraway Memorial Building, M°* r ° w :. who has ,• were of uiiusu ally '• high' 'qnril i ty, '• it was pointed out by the judges, Eula M. Peebles, home economist specialist; A. P. Ncety and T. R. Bctin, of the state extension department, Anrl H. J. Phillips, extension agent <of'Lec County. ' Ijespitc wartime conditions, 14 Negro communities arc represented with farm and home products and 4-H qlub products with such articles as thrift garments, house articles made of sugar and feed sacks, articles made from waste material, along with the health and educational exhibits and such agricultural displays as rooster and chicks which tlve •!-!! members supervised. Officers of the Negro Division of the fair are U. P. Grigsby, chairman; Mary M. Banks, superintendent of women ami Bessie P. Ivy. The fair, which opened Tuesday, will come to n close tomorrow afternoon after Mississippi County Derby Day is observed with largest purses to be awarded winners in the horse races which are being rim each afternoon since Thursday. The entertainment In front of the grand stand tonight, beginning at 8 o'clock, will consist of a musical revue of song and dance sparkled with comedy, It has been announced. t the races and night nuter- nt arc free to all entering the ounds. Buckeye State show which opened its carnival Monday night, will operate through close of the fair tomorrow afternoon. A record attendance Is expected over the weekend holiday . with a large crowd at the lair lost night, despite threatening weather. Osa Johnson's 20 years of ramb- UM-Ul'S ling in Oceania, Australasia and Africa with lier late explorer-husband, Martin Johnson, brought her the rightful and hard-earned title of "America's First Lady of Exploration." Rightful, because she has been places where no other woman has been, and few would want to bo. Hard-earned, because she hud to keep pace with n rugged husband, over muddy, snake-and-lnsect-ln- feslcd jungle trails, sharing the ever-present danger o( being skewered by a native spear. Her now book, "llrlile In the Solo mons" (lloughton-Mifflln: 53.00) vvll) delight and at the same time soothe the frustrated nrmchah explorer. The Solomons, even In peace times, were hardly Idyllic and better to read about than bt In, although Mrs. Johnson found much that was beautiful and passes it on In colorful and convincing prose. Scorpions, poisonous lizards slinging ants, hornets, deadly ceil' tlpedes and the malaria mosquil< were as much a part of her lifi in the Islands as were the lusl orchids, gaudy parrots, and trop teal sunsets. QUARRY: CANNIBALS Mrs. Johnson, a bride who 1m to learn her cooking in a part the world where a gas-range wa unknown and would have been use less, came up to the Solomons froi Sydney with Martin lo photograp head-hunters and cannibals. It' ha never been done, and island off cials shook their heads at sue Yankee brashncss. But they g their pictures, which illustrate the book, and Mrs. Johnson, a good reporter, gathered a profusion of material for what turned out to be a fascinating monograph on the marriage, religious, and economic customs of a people still so savage that ten years after her visit, they murdered her host at Mnlaila, and his staff of 12 as well. One final note: There's quite a bit of pidgin English employed in the dialogue, enough .50 Hint you may find yourself mumbling, "You no go along big house belong Master ... me takmn this one fellah canoe belong you." But It's simple enough. Master the one key word, "belong," and you're all set to go along with Mrs. Johnson. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR hlldbiith explained as « "mc- laivtcnl process," and as such Is ot to be feared by mothers-to-bo. rowings by Gladys Mcllugh mid on-technical text are combined to lay apprehensions through aua- omlcal education. Murder of a Stiiffci! Shtrl," liy I. V. Hcbcnlni (Donblcdny U"'- S2.001. Desmond Shannon, 01 ic red hair and herculean strength, acklcs a problem which begins with lie murder of a millionaire who talked a good war" and winds p as a draft-dodging rtteket of latloiml scope. Hanks well up In he hard-boiled school. Alan Kapcluer's "I.onelv Blues" (Srrilmcrs: S3,50) is 'synco- lated prose, a novel of almost bru- al realism. Chesty Anderson's fa- •hei 1 once lifted a hor.se and he vas mighty proud of it. lit; was the strongest ninii in E:ist "I. Lout n those dnys, now long since pnst ind when his son, Chesty wnc. born saw In him the rclncarnnllon o his own Samson-like youth. An Jhesty grew up to be a physlca wonder. The only trouble was tha he preferred to use ills brains ra (her than his brawn, which hin his father immeasurably. Chesty «jis drafted, nml what en sues brings the book to n thundei ous and tragic climax. In roug! bold strokes. Kapeliicr lins pro dnced characters aiij a sltiialio memorable for their ugliness an pathos. Your editorial policy has con- slstenlly followed that of the Wall Street chain of newspapers In condemning nil labor unions In BC»- eral inul the C.l.O. In piuUeulivr, Since yours Is nn independent newspaper, free from the shackles ot the chain papers, I believe thut your policy Is motivated by ho convictions bn,scxl upon infill facts and knowledge thut 1 do not possess, 'therefore, 1 would like to hove some frank replies to the following questions. Let me state tha' am not Inking Issue with you 01 ils subject, I inn not now, and ave never been 11 member of nn> abor union or organr/.nlion. I nil mply n confused outsider, unblus I, unprejudiced mid open-nilndwl According lo inrormiillon 1 huv illicred through (he press, 11) ongiessionnl Record mill from po tical speeches, .strikes liuvc bee •Ivlnl. In fuel, (ho records sho\ nit less than onc-tenlh of one pe cut of nil mnn-hotirs lost sine •carl Hnrbor were the results trlkes. Furthermore, I leaine roiu the .smiie .source that IKK loss management is rcsponslb 1 or twice Hint many hours lost, mi liat labor pirating by business cor- ;oi'nlion.s were responsible for Ihree lines the amount of man-hours lost by wartime strikes. Why <lo you condemn labor ns unpntrlollc for icso few strikes, mid )itvss lltiUlly ver the definitely more tmiKUrlotlo nd selfish acts of (he; business tti- OTS'.S? My next question Is what Is Tong wttli the National CHiwns 'olltlral Action Committee? TUe S'atlmuil AssDi'lnllun of Munufiie- uvevs has been oi'isanlml for yours, ,s I sec It, the only difference In he.se ori:ii!)Juitloi)* !s llnil unc rrp- esents the millions of peoiilc who arn tlielr daily blend by KUdittory oil nud the wont of the brow, vhlle the oilier IN'AM) represents i chosen few who pile up luxuries ImxiSh die sweat mid toll of Ilic "ormer group. What Is wrong about ine I'ACI conlrlbuliin! money lo (he Democratic Ofunp.'ilun fund? 1 nm toll Hint Just live members of the NAM contributed more to the ItepuWlcn.ij campaign fund In !(Mt> than all ill' million members of I'AC hope I raise for all purposes this year. Why rise to your feel In condemnatloi of PAR and bow In graceful .sub mission mid forgiveness lo (he bar ons of bit; business? I siipiinse Hint you lire rlnh about alien elements In labor mi Ions, Imt uvfii't they also lu olhi (jrotiiw? As n matter of fact, one <i the main topics of discussion r Dumbarton Oaks was liow to e«v u'llli Intomatlomil cartels that lint been put across on us by forel« iiQenl.s who lind wormed thi'lr w|i Ino (he business elites of the m I lion. So In conclusion, I ask why ha' you and other editors in Ihls'se lion concentrated your attacks on D orties Avoid \legro Problems, Mllkie Charges WASIIINriTON, Kept, 30 (U.l>.)— Veudell Wlllkle says both the OOP nd Democratic platforms fall to mk the nation's Ncfiro minority uljlein Kf|ima' In the eye. Hiit ot the two, Wlllklc feels he Republican plank l.s "ills luctiy better." In (in article In Colller'.s Miign Ine lie writes llml the neiniicrals mnely offer "lip service" to laws 'Ircady In force while tlu> Hepiibli ans recount/it four ouliitaiKlint! 'vlln. They arc the poll (ax, lyneh- IH;, and d!.vcrlinlnall.m auai i'Hroi'.s, both In the iirmcil WIT- UTS and civilian life. Wlllklu says (he CiOP pledtie of a i'eiinaiient fair ompliiyiiient jirac- [See ciimmltlce was lise only renl- i.'itle attempt lo meet any one o ihose four Issues. I'Yclglil truffle on 1). S. nillroiul.' has risen from 038 billion rerauii Ion milt* In 10-IU to Til blllloi ie\'emie ton miles, Inlerstate Com merce Commission labor when there are so many nth er Bi'oi'PS tlint nenl editorial at trillion? Yours for fair play, O. R Tatc liOO South INrsl. HI. Shoes—over 0.00,000 of them—Inkcn from men, women nnd even UUlu children, killed by Gornums til MnUlnnclc crematory, Lull- • !tn, I'olinul, K|i!ll out over, ground utter their weight burst walls of litiyo tt'iireliotiso in ivlildi Iliey ww-o tightly piictel, tot Iwluro shipment lo Germany. ,. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the kindness and sympathy of our friends in the recent loss of our baby son, Douglas dward Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Reynolds The money spent tor each hour Nazi occupation hi Prance would upport 500 French families of three eoyle for an entire year. A book for radio listeners as well as aspiring writers who think they can equal, if not improve on the drama and comedy they hear on the air is "O'f Mike," cililcd b.v Jerome Lawrence (Essential Books: S2.50). Contributors arc Sherwood writer for Bob Hope, whc ,' to Write a Joke"; Bil tailored inumcr- •able, laughs jtor-Jack Bp,nny;.ppnr Quinn, author of Fibber McGee am Molly, and Abraham S. Burrows, who puts mataprops in the mouth o Archie, of Duffy's Tavern fame Tlie script vsriters^analyze the! methods, and being comedy writers have a hard time being serious which turns out all for the good. The serious side is handled b; Norrann Corwln, one of the mbs prolific and best-known of radi drama writers, and there arc en tcrtainlng and informative chap tcrs by True Boardman, ot the Sil ver Theater, ana Gertrude Berg who is so well known to her lis tencrs ns "Molly" of "The Gold bergs" that they forget she Is th author of the long-lived and pop iilnr day-time serial. Recommended to nil steady dial-twisters. Ambassador President Roosevelt has nominated Lithgow Osborne, above, of New York, as ambassador to Norway when that country is liberated. Negroes Honor Former Leaders At Fairgrounds As n part of ttie Mississippi County Fair program this year, a memorial ceremony wa.s held at the L. W. Hnraway Meromial Building for Negroe workers of Hie fair wlvj, in previous years assisted in staging successful exhibits at the (air, now are serving in the armed forces or have died. •Iliey are: Sergt. William S. Bar- libln, Lieut. P. \V. Johnson, Sergt, Frank Wilson, Corp. J. C. Tini- m'ons. Sergt, Robert Wiley, Sergt, Kcndrlck and Pvt Julian ons, who are In service, and Haraway, A. H. Cnrric, Ertsa Kendiick, C. S. Woodard, L.Christ- mas and Viola Johnson, who have ('led. Mr. Farmer: We Can Add Months To The Life Of Tractor Tires - Our modern equipment can handle even your largest tires. Repairs in time will save you both dollars and work days. 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Lef s not forget that America as a country .. , Americans as individuals .,. will need money, and plenty of it, to make these dreams of a peacetime world come true. We'll need money lo "cushion" the changeover from wartime production to peacetime production. We'll need it to crentc mnrkcts for post-war goods... keep factory wheels turning ,.. prevent depression. And you—you, personally—will need it for your own security in days of chaneiny conditions, shifting employment Today, you have that money. Arc you lolling it slip througliyour fingers? Or are you using it to help your Country win the war ... and help yourself enjoy the fruits of Peace? Every War Bond you buy mid JioM does both these things. Every $3 you invest now lo back the Attack will bring you back $4 nt a time when you may want and need those dollars much more thnn you do today. So, keep on buying Bonds with every dollar you cnn scrnpe up. Hang on lo them ngainst all temptation. There's no better way '. '. r': i'.' 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The New York SUre Pat O'Bryut Palace Cafe J. C. Penaey C«. Phillip* Motor Co. Robinson Drug Co. 't \ I. Rosenthal, Inc. .'••' ';] TomW.J.ck».a :•"; Rustic Inn A. G. Sbibley Wholesale Grocer* C. G. Smith Floyd A. White ; ' '\ Zcllner'j Slipper Shop >inimtt~tui limit FIM

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