The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 4, 1944
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JVEDNKSDAY. OCTOBER 4, Gl Influence Is Worldwide, Reporter Says JBLTOIEVILLE (AUK.). pODKlEtt NEWS Vesbyterians To Pick Cotton, Pay Church Debt L.ITTM; ROCK, Oct. 4. iui>>— There's a $1000 debt hanging over .he Second Presbyterian Church of iJtlle ttock, anil the congregation Is anxious that It be paid in full. So officials of tbe church, incliid- ng the iwslor, are going to pick cotton on a plantation near Little took In nn effort to dike enough noncy to'pay the debt. The owner ol the plantation, Harold A. Young, says all of the cotton picked by the group will be given to the church for sale. Youni; has agreed to give an equal amount of baled cotton for all cotton picked by the group. The 1 Ret'. Marlon A. Hoggs, pastor of the church, says the picking also is a measure to aid in the acute manpower shortage situation on cotton farms. But he com-edos that what the church officials pick will bo "jvist, a drop in the bucket." Rommel Reported Blind NEW YOHK, Oct. 4 UP)— The se;rct radio Atlantic says Field Marshal El win Rommel has lost his sight. The German language radio says that Rommel Is blind as a result of severe wounds received on July 17 during an Allied air attack on Normandy: PAGE FIVE*'? Army Orders, Paper Shortage Blamed For Cigarette Scarcity YO1JK, Oct. 3 (Ul 1 )—You can put your finser almost any llie'c 0 "- 1 '"" " la|) alul y0 "' U n ' Kl '"S! boiling die uinnlstiiknble'lnutc- niiirks ilint sjicll America. I'lic United States has millions of •iiuunssiuiois in klinkl—and there is liajdjy a nook o r crnn'ny of (lie Klobc iliai h:is escaped their re- iiesbing influence. k A!| over Hie world people are sHoiilin'; "okay"—irx'Hsimiig a spare can or spam—looking with nmnzc- utcnt on American mechanical won T <lers ami the .seemingly imbuliev- ablc tssks that cnn be ucconiplisli- ecl with tiiem. Tbls Is llic report brought back to America by Harrison Salisbury, United Press foreign news editor, wno tm.s just returned from a wtjrkl-i-ii'dling tour of duty. 'riio natives, \vlioever or wherever Illey are, have taken to American ways as a cluck takes to water. For instance, says Salisbury, in fni'-off Siberia, thousands of tnlles from the nearest O. i., n litile group of American war correspondents wiUehecl a wheezy Russian band groan out a familiar foxirut. A pert Ued Army &\\'i came over and asked Can you sho\* IL*> iny,\' <lo the jitterbug — we've heard so much about what you call the "rug- cutting." In the Pacific islands the natives 11nvc liikcn tcj American ways and American goods, sometimes in uu- liredictable fashion. The canny bushmen even cut 111 abandoned American parachutes and make them into "Jap (lags' which they sell lo unsuspecting O. I.'s as souvenirs. ' They love American macaroni, and like our own junior miss, would rather dye it pretty colors for a necklace than use it for eating purposes. In Ceylon the youngsters crowd np along a wire fence every time an outdoor movie is being shown to American troops. If Lima Turner Jn (he creeping Jungles of Bur- could only see her audience! Al- ma, the Indians and their British though they can't understand a (officers stand in amazement to •word, (hose kids cheer and applaud I watch American bulldozers carve a I. the right spots. And they certain- ] airfields out of hilly meadows. IY set the main idea. Long after'the war these ma- The c. I. influence has made chines will be doing jobs that were "okay" and "you bet" international once .the*, back-breaking tasks of by words. And many a new pilot coolie hand labor. has been amazed to hear a sturdy Ukrainian lass moan "Oh, my aching back"-—wlifii she leans over to wrestle with the steam coffee caldron at an American air base In Knssla. ..« They arc proud of (.heir, ability lo pick up the pilot's "lingo.' But it Isn't just slang lhat American servicemen have spread throughout the world. They have given precious lessons in American efficiency and show the wonders of a new way of life. In the 140-dcgrec heat of the W. B. Nicholsons Buy Residence On West Walnut Mr. and Mrs. W. 11. Nicholson have pui'chusnl the resiilciiro at 1115 Wi-sl Walnut, owned by Mr. and Mrs. p. li. Joynei', who plan to purchase another residence Imnicdlnle- ly. The house, located nn one of the city's mosl popular slivcls. Is two story iinil has a glassed-in sun porch. The kitchen as modern, built-in t'qutplnent and HIMV Is a servant room. This will make thn second dim: a superintendent of the dt v sdiools bus owned this properly, It having been tin 1 home for iniiny years of Harvey II. Haley which lie bought, when becoming supcrlntendenl hevo. He sold the property severnl yem.i ago, Mr. and Mr.s. Nicholson, since (heir moving to lllytlievllle more than a v ear ago from Clarksvllle, Tenn., have been living In Hie.). II. Smart Jr., residence on Highway 01 Smith. They plan lo move lulu their new home Nov. 1. LOOKING Af/LID k »4KXOI i UNION .speech. Mmiy i\ crime hus been I'uiiimlllcd In (ho limiie of religion. Mimy n plniic has sailed I lie open sens of free trade. Nevertheless, for all (heir abuses, religious liberty, five speech mul 0 ]X'ii competition are Mill essential purls of human freedom. liileKiiil Mlu'rtlrs "Why," someone him risked, "do yon defend free' faith mul tree speech when only frcn enterprise Is under uttiiek?" Here's why: They are all one, 'lake from a common man Ids right (o own something mid before long- lie will be ready In kiss a gangsters hand for a loaf of breiid lo feed his Iwnitry children. Too soon then will people be hldinn In caves to pray as they did In the (lurk »!;es. ' ' There Is a dunger. Rulings by', appointed bureaus mid eiunmis- slons. liuvlnii no comllUillonul stability, miiy lie,' ureiitly prejudiced b v |be loeul Interests or personal whims of HID bureau, They miiy be as dlcliitoilnl us any edict Irom'the HIM of mi African cbl»i lir |ir«c- lamallon sealed In pertiimed wux with the signet ring of a Bnlliin. Wiitlen luws, mnde by (lie lypre-' s-jntallves of |li a entire' itnllim.'how- ever they intuit occasioniil- ly iippeiir, are gn u fur more siib- stanthM basis. ,\ii>cr!r:i's .Sr-O'cI Seveuil foreign countries have more nnlimil resources (ban have breri found in Amcrlcii. Mul they him 1 never been developed. Ii Is tiol ii miilter of Isjnonmco. They have Intelligent people mul shrewd technicians. Hut many of (heir best minds come/ to live in America Wliy? Under our Constitution they can use their talents and bo well paid for their work. In America, rulers actually public servant*. Their records ...^ checked rciiularly by (ho people who choose them, On election day they lire •J'o-e,i)cii(;<!(l or dismissed. Scalawags hold office sometime* but no tyrant has ever ruled us. Hut mark (his: Our freedom Is nut .sonic mysterious ucld In American soil Wltliuul representative, conslltii- llonii) Rovcnmicnt, anything can happen here. Let us Vc sure tlml rule by bureaus ends when the wai ends. on salpait. H<t was Joined jn tyqj- oia by l)ls wilier, Mrs. Maxlne Kinltli Ciawford, who has spent Die pnst 12 months in Prince FluuciL, Biltlbh Columbia) '.and Wrlto Horse, Alaska, Mr?.- Craw-' foul nccompanied her urn as, far r.s Jiupor, Ala., where tlicy wlfl vlsll with • friends, Mr. 'and • Mrs. Paul Davis, for a few days before ' c. ae hospital befoic going back on duly.' Pi I wile Ciawford wears the Purple Hcarl and Preijfdentlal Citation, Marine From Luxor a Returns To Hospital l.UXOItA, Ark., Oct. 1- ITe. ilai-ence I 1 . Crnwrord, and Miirloe Division, lofl Mondiiy mornlnc for he U. a. Navy hospltoj, lltthesdii, Id. 1'i'lviile Crawford has been liiB his Krancl|)are.nt.f, Mr. and Irs. K. .), Smith, the pnsl 20 days rccnperallnit from wounds received carton of Hy ANN STKVICK NEA Siaff C'0i'rcs|]iiiitl('iil WASHINGTON. _ No immediate Persian deserts, envious natives slip ; '' c !lcf for chain smokers champing into offices'and warehouses cooled j a ' ^ uc shortage of their favorite by air conditioning , ..__. have imnglncd a civilization which included refrigerators, Coca Colas and electric washing machines. brands is foreseen by tobacco ex- perls. Two factors are responsible: huge military orders and the critical scarcity of paper. Supplies nl tobacconists' shops are al a new low because of the whopping big August orders for frontline troops, Department of Commerce and War ( Food Administration authorities report. Some trade journals are predicting an even worse shortage utter the European war's end, with in-, creased supplies going to occupied 'countries. Also, Americans at home • and....abroad smoked 25 per cent more-cigarettes in 1013 than in 194I, Shipping cartons may lona be a bottleneck. War Production Hoard was warned that the general paper shortage won't clear up for a year after the war. Cartons will be goiii" to the Pacific area in greater numbers. Civilian smokes get a low rating in the general lineup for short carton material. • Some cigarette manufacturers want more money for cigarettes to •What Allied aerial bombs did fo the former French battleship Dunkcrque, held by the Germans in the harbor of Toulon, is shown in the photo above, taken after Allies cap- lured, the Kreal French uorU , / Cllltr. ON.I'OWKK Authority turns men's heads. Hu- ninn nature changes very little if "t- nil. filijols mid despots arc guided \> v no rule but expedience. They govern for their own advniitnne, to grab and hold power, 1 saw U at , . . . .Us worst during eleven yenr.s under up for hisjier costs for. leaf |], a w ,ir lords of South China. 'Ihe 5 S ? (nbncco. Office of 1'rlce Admlnlslrn- lion reports show that manufactur-' ers are making more cigarettes than ever, however, with no possibility of milking more with higher prices. Clgar-miikers, nisi) paying more for leaf tobacco, mnke higher-priced cl- B«rs to get their returns, cigar workers are easier lo get for higher-priced brands becausu they get hlfihar piece work rates. ltOl',1, TIIIUK O\VN Bright spot In the picture Ls the coming whopping tobacco r,rop. That means a buildup for future stocks, but even with hurried curing, tvhidi tlie Kjuficcn trade doesn't admit goes on, this tobucco won't be rcaclv for over a year. All in all it doesn't look tis if you should expect any great change for tiie better in the clgnrcllc shortage that is nationwide, although spotty, with one counter having supii!ic.<i one day, another the next, and ninny dealers saving scant supplies of major brands for old customers. Dealers report, that more and mbre dudes used to smoking ready-mode cigarettes arc taking to'V'lhe mnUngfi" when clgn- rcttes supplics'irim out. Backs De^ey,..So (Jnjon Took Job, Worker Says ' LONG ISLAND CITY, N, Y., Oct. 4 (UP)--Frances Guzzo, ii 22-year- old coat worker, today charged that an AP of L local forced her to give up her job because siic refused to contribute one dollar to President Roosevelt's campaign. Miss Guzzo claims a delegate of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, ordered her, out. of the coiil shop where she works bc- cinjsc she told him she was for Governor Dcivey. However, Henry Wander, Ilgu vice president in charge of the Long Island territory, denied that Miss Guzzo has been dismissed or forced to leave the shop. He said that in an altercation with the shop chairlady an c i the business agent,' Miss Cmm got excited mid left the shop. He added that she still has her job. Former Hcaf Arkadclphia Victim Of Runaway Team ARKADELPIffA. Ark., Ocl. 4 (1)!')—A 74-yonr-old farmer of the Mount Zton community near Ar- kiirfctphln was killed Monday when a team of horses hitched to a wa- son in which he was hauling sor- Sjlmm cane, ran away. Coroner Robert Carter of Arku- delphia said that John W. Lee suffered a broken neck in 'the accident. He apparently had fallen, or atlemptttl to jump, from tiie moving vehicle. . rule applies to mortals of every race and station. It applied to ICtnii Saul, Ihc Lord's Aimolntcd; no less to the modern heathen. IllroblUi. We arc protected from It In America, not by mere luck. Kramers of the American Constitution laid a foundation solid enough to support a government by the people, a representative government In which the representatives arc accountable directly to the .people who elect them. They were wise pioneers. They knew iuiimiii nu- ture as well as theory of government. They knew 'how soon power runs (yrany when not held In check. rllhrs iif rriTitiim While the United Slates retains constitutional government It Is keeping air the pillars o( human freedom on which our liberty rests. Under our Constitution, you can't, make me worship a god 1 do not tnisl; yon have to convert me. You can't make me buy something I don't want: yon have to sell me. You cant make-anybody shut-up until you prove that he is lying, iNo system was ever devised by mortal mind Hint had no flaws. Many a falsehood has been pro- aimed miller the clonk of free ? S ? $ riiiilips Wants Cars UKO<| Curs lo 5 c/.> W« fill Ihu tloniiitul from puoplu ungnucd hi work <n inipoflnnl l.o Ihu wiir ul' foi'l. If yon I'ulcaso your </> car for more essenlm! service limn 1C may lie rendering now we will pay you in Uie full </> value niulor Hie ]n-\cK cc'iliiiK rut;iiliiliuiis niul »> you do not violale nny </> IjlH'S. V> <jl i on tlo not liuve lo </> sjiond money pnltin^ ^ your cur in slnipo lo ndl TO iL Wt- do Unit willioul , n Chuci\cp 'on Oct. 7 at'the I'rlcnd in Need .... ' VANCOUVKR, Wash. (UP)-Mr, nwl MI-, A. E. Roblnwm, bolh 11, were sun-eying sadly (lie -charred iiilns of ihch little fn.rm home when a straiiKcr ctime' up and hahd- «1 them a $100 bill. "Just consider Hint It cnme froin the-Lord,"'lie said, walking away. Feel Bluffy? 2'drop« In ouch nostril, bclp you brenlho,. freer.' Caution: UKoonlyfla directed. Get PtHETRO HOSE DROPS nny vi for coniolwek on yon Your Idle Casli lo C.'ir l''or Phillips Motor Co. Tel. 1S!t s $ Walnut ul tilli *" $ •? ? ? BANCROFT; Elastiquc OFFICER'S CAPS Big Shipment-Just Received; We Have Ybur Size HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier Rend Courier Newn Wain Art*. DON'T SUFFER with cnlclH* innsi'lca'jlioaiuHl Korotliro^. 'I'nko Kt. .losflili Aspii in for (piiirk rolinf. NVurld's lar«csl.BC<Hi,T III W. His "HI tnl^ Itt EIIC only 35(. Ucl St. Joscpli Aatiirin. 1 Here's wlml your Service 'utnivncctti nmt ,'wnnl] inoit! Stiiiily. mililnty style VVntct- pifiof WolrJi, SliWlt-juouf. Dus! - pioof, •' ^Noii-Miii'.nutic. Swt-'Cp-sccun'd Wniu|.M7- :r ' jewt'f j>rcciou5 inovcinciu. ,AfniT,i'lc -nrid ' Convenient Weekly '.'Payments JEWELRY STORES Blyfhcvillc — Osccola • Have a Coca-Cola = Eat, drink and enjoy yourself ^^^^A^n'mm/M . . , or adding refreshment to a backyard barbecue One of the secrets of any successful home barbecue is plenty of ice-cold Cora-Cob. Everybody enjoys its Jifc, sparkle and refreshment. Plaa to have frosty bottles of "Coke" ice-cold and ready to drink. When you shop, remember to ask for Coca-Cola, Everywhere, Coca-Cola stands for the pause that rc]r«il>es,-\\u> become a high-sign of hospitality in (he American home. BOTUED UNOfi /IJTMORItr OF IHE COCA-COtA COMPANY 8Y COCA-COLA BOTTLING 'CO. O f BLYTHEVILLE " It's for popular names to acquire fricmlly abbreviations. Thai's why you hear Coca-Cob called "Coke"; FREEDOM TO WORK' ... at the job of their choice! The thousands of man ami women rel.urning from the war,fronts IK: iieriniUed lo rcstinu: (heir place in civilian life in whatever work Ihey prefer . . . willioul inlerferenec by special cliques or groups . . . without dues w ".joininu fees" or any type of• discrim- iimlion. YOUK vote will make lliis possible. . , -., ( . The "FREEDOM To WORK'' Amendment . •., ., -•', Xo |)crs-«ns;tll lie (Knifed cmjiloytncnt licratisc of mcmbc'rsh'ip'ln Ii IIP resignation from n labor union, ur because »f refusal lo join or Uiljur union; nor shull nny oortitinituin ur iiiiliviiluiil or "Scrlloii 1. or :tflilf;Uiiiti \v ariilLitc \vilh a »f any Itind enter into ;uiy conlr;ict r \vril(t:n or oral, In exclude from employmcril mcnihcrs of u liihor union or pcr.suns \vlio refuse lo join a l;vbor union, 1 or because of resignation frnn) ;t Ijihor union; nor shall any person asainsl Jiis will be copipellcd to pay dues to any launr or^aiu/iitloh ns u prerequisite lo or condition't>( 'em- ploynienl. "Section 2, The General Assembly fchall have power lo enforce tin'^ appropnatc Iccfshitton. 1 ' N , • ., ^ .-„,.. - ,-..,| —provides EQUAL opportunities for ALlJ.j The Right to Work ... to Earn ... to Share ... to Own! - "- ' Arkansas mvwl not fail in Ihis cnuMgtnc\ ^ T j)ie )obs c.nv and \\ill he created if KVKKY indivuluiil is giiautnlced an onpOrlOmiyio work WIIKN and \yiIKUK lie wilK . \\ilhoul mtoicfeience and without the necessity of pitying liilitile lo .some gioup for the privilege of working. The lime is NOW . , . youTOO can help! * . Let's Pay A Debt We Owe Our ftct urning Service Men and Women — Vote i For fhe FREEDOM to WORK' Amendment , • i t i Tuesday, November 7rh CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT COMMITTEE, Hnll Bldg., Little Rock.

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