The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1943 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 24, 1943
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J) ' & : P\GE EIGHT i '-*" • _ . ' BLYTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Seeks 17-Yeai-Old ' Volunteeis, Also Men * Between 38 and 50 An unlimited quota for the enlistment of 17 jcar'olrts"and men 38 to 50 has been given the Arkansas Na\y Rcciuttbvg District, according -to an announcement made tlils inornlng by Lieutenant- W. M. Wlsnwv Arkansas Navy recruiting officer IliK lifting of quota will she men vUio will soon reach their Will birthdays a chance to volunteer '-prlcr to' the time they must register for Selective Service, Lieut. Wisncr explained Period of enlistment for these 17 year olds will vary from two (o four yea's, according to present Naval regulations, and the luen may.enter the regular Navy; or the Naval Reserve to serve for the duration of tile war. Men aged 38 to 50 can still enlist ,ln- : ihe .Naval 'lieservc, and ui>on •Xeporting to a training station will >be classified according to their .abilities', and if considered capable, jgrven Petty Officer ratings. The 17, year olds and men 38 to 50, desiring to enter the' Naval Service, nm> lolunltci dlieclly throngli the Navy recmlting stations, whereas men aged 18 to 38 desiring to serve with the Nnvy must apply through their draft boards and be inducted through the stutc Inducllon center, subject to quota. The local station Is at the courthouse. LOOKING AffSAD irGEORGt S. RENSOK tiXtrJiy fotlt/e Sunn. Jktiiua Need Garden SpacS? APPLICATION FOR Sl'ACK HUTHEVILLli COMMUMTV VICTORY (,'AKDKN Address .Number In Fumlly ..... '.,.. All Under 0 Years....'..' 10 Years ...... Over 15 Years ....... Number in Family Working,. v ... Number Having Time to Work OimlcnSrj a ily.;V..,. Oardcn Experience, if any ____ ................. ,',,. ..... ____ _'_ Uo You Have Necessary Tools mid Kqulpmc'lii. ....... '\ How Long Resident of Blythcvlllc .......... Yrs. JQiiploycd. Iff...,;', ........ - ................................ Will You can or Process Food for Winter .............. <, ' - ; '\ Signed: ........................ •_ ip \ _ ........ . : Date ..................... Sponsors Hope To Raise Price of Bomber Al Steele Auction Mar. 30 Rationing Makes Extra Work For Woman Who Keeps House WEDNESDAY JIAKCH 2-i, 194!J.'i !iy KUTJI MIU.ETT Tlic women ivlio are really going to sutler from food rationing aren't the full-time house-keepers, al- work will be harder, though their of cou/sc. '('he one who will really get it In Ihe neck is the woman worker u/muj.njiusvJMJ';, Mo., March! '" ""• wu| «"» worker 24.—Residents of Stcole and Pein- |WlK) "<*l>s before and after tot County will on Tuesday, working hours, with, perhaps, the Mnrch :iO, stage a War Bond Aue- llt ' 1|) 0[ a cleaning woman. $300,000 Onti sllcl > woman said the othei will be,' lin y lllal • slle thought she would be. , - , e'" llvc lo slve ll|> wnl ' kl »a <«>d make Ii"« a *«'|)iii6 a full-lime job. " cr two cllil<1 ™» arc In school, iii'tl In the past she has been able to manage her household liy <le- Tht Hlythcville Victory Garden committee will break' the eromid M soon as a sufficient number of applications are recciv d, so ge your applcalion to Ho courier News or come in and- register a . the Junior Chamber of Commerce office, city-hull,. tion at Stcelc, with as ilic; soal which used lo purchase a long-range- heavy bomber. The bomber wilt be! named "County 0! Pcinlscol", mid will be dispatched to some far- flung batllclront to support over 2600 I'emiscol men and boys -who arc now"carryln(! the battle against Ihe Ask )x>wcrs, V While the iiucllon Ls In charge of Slcele committee, community committees from all towns and communities In thi county arc cooperating. Each community is taking donations of articles lo be auc- licjied, ranging from a pound of coffee up to a three-year-old registered thoroughbred saddle horse as the major Item to bo auctioned. This Doc ueati will be auctioneer. Boes on working all day awav /V.sislliiR will be visitors from the from home her family win sillier lilythcville, Ark., air base, as w'ell'imd so she thinks it might be ns lending citizens of the county,I boiler for her lo (jive up her job IncliicltiiB Hob Mehrle of tills city. - which Isn't an essential one EDSON IN WASHINGTON Post-War World Ideas Grow AGK1COM ''.-Hurrying along "k." street In \Vashinglon a few weeks ago, the cab. in which I was riding narrowly" escaped an accident.. Somebody, absorbed In thought, carelessly stepped oil the curb in front of the taxi and the driver veered -harply to the left to avoid striking, him I saw the man. He was tall, dreamy looking carried a big package", and needed a haircut rather noticeably. Of' course I wondered who he was ma\be a hopeful .'Inventor go- flTg tolnc Patent Ofllcc with some contrivance he believed would win the war, or pel baps some learned bureaucrat'- pondering' weighty fili- m'cs such as fill the pages of the federal budget Imagine my emotion nl heiring the" driver rcmon- stiate, "Wake up, you dumb fnrm- c» - Jis ain't no corn field." DM He Mean K? .The',.driver meant "lout" but he said ' farmer," and-put me to. wondering how nianj people in Ainer- ica think these words mean the same tiling- Not all of llicm, certainly But all too many are un- r aware that successful farming Is n = real art, and that HID fiirui prob- ' .lem ought to be receiving far more ' intelligent attention. In fact, t JVmerica^s most serious danger in the present crisis appears to be ,a ^•oy appraisal of the skill required ~ on rAriicrican farms ' Farming is a cnUlug of i»3ny •-kills A' farmer does not have to be a \:termai> surgeon but he Jnust know- how to feed, breed and rcare';for.- livestock. He need not be "a" graduate meteorologist but ho has to know something about weather forecasting to succ_ccd. it is. 1 a. broad field, anc 1 a fact that scorns'-'to liave been ovcrlooksd is tnal one f;»»i«i can do more on K-farm than five strong, intelligent, :mch who arc not farmers. Hard to Keplurc .It is my honest conviction thnt ; n large percentage of farmers now \\oriung in factories ought to be at home protecting the ariiiecl forces nnd civilian!,, loo, against n fowl shortage Our agricultural man power problem can't be solved by 'sending surplus misfits to the ^country. A neighbor's son, holding a,.position, of some responsibility in a \\ar-nroduction plant, recently Eiiid to me 'I am earning 5200 a "riiB'nlh at a job I learned in five day's: My output was above'aver- age b store I had worked a month." It takes nearer five years than Jiye days to learn farming. My young- friend didn't say so, but he can't earn S200 on his father's farm He couldn't do so if he owned it Thais whj he lett when ths farm- rightly could not spare him, for, he. is a good farm worker. He can be replaced easily at the factory, bui not at home. Al A Glaiiec .Farmers can't prosper al today's -fixed priCEs but they can learn in a week to earn good wages in a fatlorj, so llie\ leave the farms to old men and small boys, un- avoidably'to prodoco less this year 'than last, although more Ls needed. The farm problem has-been badly muddled; this in part by city-bred "experts" \vho don't J:no\v ah. incubator from a booby-hatch. Nobody is competent to advise a farmer Or (0 do his work but another farmer. Some Texas farmers can get help of a son,, unemployed chauffeurs from Chihuahua requiring a special diet and an Interpreter, nearly.useless the year. They can also get advice of a sort,-such as routing their cotton gins across the stats, south to north, like a ilreet carnival, thus reaching more cotton with fe\\er gins. ''.What^wlH the harvest be? Nobody knows positively, but unless present methods are changed, it , will be "off" and too much! Yes, jUthln tuo years, our 'city reared agricultural experts (who concoct such ideas as rotating the shoes on, horses to make them wear 'longer and slue steel) actual!} may be walking lo Ihe counlry looking v for a real farmer and a square 1 meal . . isv TKTEH rin.sox Courier News Washington Corresimmknt One of the Jobs given Elmer Davis's Office of War Information was to dclcrmiiK! what the U. S. people were thinking, tdea of tills assignment was obviously lo provide some basis for determining what Information should be given to the public, correct mistaken impressions, reveal Information needed to support, the war clfiirt, clear up doubts and shape the government's war'propaganda for home consumption. To get tills picture, there have been n sorlCB of continuing studies going back to last June, Public opinion surveys w ere made by Princeton University and University of Denver research organlna- tions and .some contract for survey work were let to commercial malkcl analysis outfits. For opinions of the war workers, there were Intensive Interviews in northern industrial centers. One report on post-war opinion was bused on carrespcndcncc with newspaper crJitors, nnd so on. Interest In post-war problems liicrcnrcd in : the United States right after the invasion of North Africa'nnd the military and naval siiccc.we.s in the Pacific. Up to thu end of 1942, however, few people were fnimil to have any definite IdenE en ibc subject, other than 11 general negative hope—no more wars, no more depressions, no more revolutions. 1'OST-WAU FEARS There was found lo be little doubt that the United States would eventually win the war, but there was n very definite expression or fear—fear that the past-war world was going lo be terrible, fear of the responsibilities of having lo police (lie post-war world, tear that U. S. peacemakers would Ihe peace, fear of England and niissin, fears that fuller collaboration with other nations 'would mean lowered tariffs, lowered immigration restrictions, more competition from foreign labor resulting In a lowered standard of living in the United states. In other words, the basic (car was of posl-ivnr unemployment, depression, continuing higher costs of living. People in general seemed to be interested In world security only after assurance of economic security at hoine. This point of view found its extreme statement from a vigorous minority advocating American ricminalion of the world. While rlx of every 10 persons sampled favored U. S. participation in a world organization to maintain pence aiir) the same number favored Jetting up such an organization before the end of the war, the extremist position of the minority was that of many former- Isolationists who would now support Ihe world organization only if they could be sure that U. S. would dominate it. DW'I.INK 0V ISOLATIONISM liy December the surveys began to show that Isolationism no longer spelled security and fewer than 20 per cent were opposed firmly to he principle of international col- .nbcriklion. Thinking on post-war 'ubjects was still pretty muddled, lowovcr. 40 per cent of Hie people ntcrvicwcd having no suggestions vhatcver on a better past-war vorlcl. Few people were found to believe In free trade, many favored protective tariffs, and abqul 10 per cent thouglit America .shouldn't trade with any foreign -countries lit all. A' striking, discovery was the degree ol ignorance on the extent to which all nations and the United States.- In particular depended on foreign trade. By .January, February, and the early part of March,- opinion' was crystallising- and a .fe\v. definite ideas were laklng shape, Scvcnty-scvQii. per'- cent favored complete .disarmament .of- the enemy, am) U.. S.- participation in a world police-force.- , , ,v.-.'- . -. tSevcnty-elght .per cent 't lion's In U. S'. 'should continue to feed and help rehabilitate, oilier countries, even if It meant continuation of rationing at home.'-! j Fifty-seven per cent thought Unit if, the United Nations won the war, u. .s. would dominate the peace. Seventy-two' per cent Insisted U. S. should strirt'hinklhg plans for posl-wnr full employment now. Slxty-lwo por cent roll'the government would exercise /nore control of business 'after, llic war, though only 32 per cent felt it .should. : '', •But the' whole subject of post' war planning .>yas s^lllVa confused' jumble . of'-hoiies-'-.iiiid' 'fears ami repetitious of ,a lot of the 'thinking of the IflJO's. Ncqd for clear'state- ments of posl-irttr policies and alms is therefore obvious.' than sl» Ice 35 many per,«e killed in the home as in In Die United Stales. STANDS BETWEEN GOLD MISERY and YOU When »Ui Mart—spread cooline Mcnthoutum inside noatrita. Instantly it rdo.isra vapor "Mentho. i."nfi? ""('•'rtart 4 vllol octlomt J) incy thin out thick mucus; 3 aootho irritated membranes; 3>Helprcdii«s«-i)llonnKiacca;-l) StinrolMcnasal Wood supply. Kmy trcalti bn>w quick rcliifl Jnra 30<. MENTHOLATUNI . In thn Gold Rush Days SAN FRANCISCO,; Cal. (U.K) — In 1850, San Frjulciscaiks were so busy hunting gold that they sent to Hawaii .for their 'eggs and sent their shirts to China for laundry- Ing. . ' '••. • •. Bead Courier News' Want Ads. CHICXflSAW West Main Near 81st St. Int. utatls U:45; Sun. slarls J:45 Night shows 5:15 Except Monday, opens ;.<; Continuous thorn S»t. »nd Sun. Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature FIRST- FEATURE: 'Espionage Agent' j w.'th Joel 'McCrc.i A lircn.lji Marshall SW.'OM) FEATURE; 'Granny Get Your Gun 1 lu(h May •. Kuluon Universal NCH.S Open 7:00 p.m. Show Slarls 7;30 p.m. Mm. MW»TS llu «nd 25o .Wednesday & Thursday 'Are Husbands Hecessary? 7 wilh Kay Mllland & B«tty Field farsmount News Comedy on part-time household hc'J]> and rushing home ut night to cook dinner for her family. Well, cooking a dinner Isn't go- Jn« to be a hiilf-hoitr job any more. The actual preparation will tnke lime, and so will the market- Ing nnd planning— If n family ; s to eat well. JX'Mrle thai, it will soon he time for a garden and time for home womnn fairs (hat If .si,e county war liond sales chairman.' Many oilier woman, won't bu nnnnclally nbtc> to quit Ihclr ouLsldc Jobs In order to make a full-time job of house . . however, mates. '"•• '••iin- JVM/ wj ilfJUftt;- keeping. So rationing is going to be plenty tough on them. Of course, they can eat in rcs- laurnnt.s-bul thai is an expensive practice, mid not very yood for the home life of a family. WOMEN WIIA, MAN'AGK There as pjobablv no practical way to work out a rationing program-so thai a family in which both husband and wife work (especially those families in which the wife works in a defense plant) get a better break on the rationing of canned goods than do fam* Hies that have a full-time homemaker. Rationing would create- fewer hardship-) If such a plan could-be worked out. Hut women will riia'h- agc somehow, any way. For even tlie lough job of running a house- Iraki in wartime and holding down a full-lime war job Is a snap compared with what our fighting men have to go through. Let's remember that when we get to thinking thai we have more work than we can manage. The tola) number O f (nicks -how is less by at least 200,000 than H was a year ago, the ODT csll- Demonstration Club Newa Notes NVlicn the Lost Cane Home Demonstration Club met Thursday at the club house, the 2V members gave a miscellaneous shower for Mrs. Walter Dyer, whose home recently was destroyed by fire Mrs. Baydo Veach presented a better lioiuc plan. Miss Cora f.ce Coleman gave a talk on gardening and care of baby chicks. Mrs. Bob Veach demonstrated Ihe art of cheese making and Mrs Merritl Bourlaml displayed a what-not which she made of spools and two small boards. Mrs, uraig gave each member a farm and home account book and urged each member to use (hern. Mrs. T. A. Bourlnml presided over the business meeting when the committee in charge of the scrap drive reported a total of $w was given to Hie club from old iron sold. | Mrs. naytlen Veach gave the devotional. The hostesses; Mrs, c. A. Evans, Mr.s, w. T. Alayaml and Mis. Car- lenc Bourland served a salad plate and drinks. The meeting was closed by the group repeating the Allegiance to the Flag. Handley Home Burns . CARUTHEflSVIUjE. Mo.| March . 24.—Fire destroyed the Jiotnc'. oft Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Handley; of^ near this city Monday at rioon, lass being about $5,000. The two« story structure was ignited from sparks from (lie flue, and-, all household furnishings of upper story were lost, as well as smoke house and pump house. Meat.from the smokehouse, the electric pump, and furnishings of lower story were saved. Carultiersvilte fire department was called to the scene,' but'' the flames were loo far advanced. Many of the antl-frecze mixtures on the market this past year for automobile owners contain salts or petroleum fractions and can cause severe damage. ' Lemon Juice Recipe Checks Rheumatic Pain Quickly ,' ; - II yuii »u/;i-r Inm rlitiuiiimk n.. llintis ur imirills l-'iin. try tliis si'ii.i.l.i It '»""<• m-'lflo lli«( iLit,.'" i'x"C'«!n"j< "" ""' '' C ' " l '". cl "« > ' of ""• Ony. >[ix it 'willi II c]U;irl r>( WHllT, ailil Ihi- tiii*v pi 1 IL-IIIOIJS. h's-e;isy. ,\i» Irniililii at nil,ami i>lriv>niil. Von nruil t!il,tebjir,rMi(uh Iwo times a iluy. willjin ,(3 liunrs- — ' iwnplllrlps Ml. if lli<! JKllMK .in JlOt l|UifMy'io"l<"« mid if >•<,« ill, i,ui led licllrr. ri'liirn Ihe <rt.|,lj- iMckiifi- and Itu-Kx -wilt cos t ii nothing 1n Iry :is 11 it sul.l ),y y,,nr LIKHIM uiuU-r :tn ithsvlulv moiK'j'-ljHck ar;iiili.-e. ]{ii-]-;x C'fllil)>uuitil if, .for fiilu il ri'i-iitii]ii(-ri(ii-.l J,y Kirby llros. uni] ••- ->lurcs evoryxvlicre. * . andyoull always h(^e tobacco inj^oufold tobacco box!" WJi«n I was a kid my father used to sing a song thai ended up with this refrain: "Oh, save up jom money and pui il in your sox And you'll always twvc lobacco in your old lobacco boi!"- Well, the words stuck with me, but I guess Ihe moral didn't. { No matter how hard I tried .T". no matter how many good resolutions I made ... I always ended'up even. If I made more money, I spent more money. Finally, I resigned myself to it— sold myself the idea ' that I was the kind of fellow who never could save up any money. But it's all cliffsreni now! About 10 months ago, I started buying War Bonds on the Pay Roll Savings Plan. Figured it was the least I could do for Uncle Sam ... to be kicking in my 10 percent every month to help pay for the ways and means ol licking the Axis. .. That's the only way I thought about it . . . until just recently! Now, all of a sudden, I've discovered that—for the first time in the history of Yours Truly— I'm saving dough. Every month, rain-or-shine, he!l-or-high-water, I'm sticking away a War Bond, a bond that'll bring me back §4 for every $3 I put in. • Those Bonds are beginning to mount up now. And I'm going to keep them mounting up. For I've discovered what a swell feeling it is to be saving money . . .saving it on a plan that's regular as clockwork and twice as sure. About the time those Bonds start coming due, my kid'll he ready for college. -So you can guess what I'm going to do with the money. . And maybe I'll sing my father's song to myself . . . only changing it a little: "Oh, save op your War Bonds and put Item in your sox And ytm'il alwjyj have lobcco in jour old tobacco b«i!" ; SAVE WITH U.S. WAR BONDS EVERYBODY...EVERY PAYDAY... AT LEAST 107, This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effort By Arkansas Grocer Co. Ark-Mo Power Corp, L. K.,Ashcraft Co. Joe Atkins Machine Shop L. H, Autry, BurdeUe A. S. Barboro & Co. Barksdale Mfg. Co. Blytheville Water Co. Th e Crafton Co. Delta Implements, Inc. Loy Eich Chevrolet Co. Gay & Billings, Inc. Guard's Jewelry & Optical Store Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaway Appliance Co. Herrick' s Jewelry Hubbard Furniture Co. ••'i.'hbard Hardware Co. Huddleston & Co. Zellner's Tom W. Jackson Jiedel's Keiser Supply Co., Reiser Langston-Wroten Co. Charles S. Lemons Tom Little Hardware Co. The New York Store Pat O'Bryant Palace Cafe J. C. Penney Co. Slipper Shop Robinson Drug Co. Phillips Motor Co. I. Rosenthal, Inc. Rock Saliba A. G. Shibley Wholesale Grocers C. G. Smith Swift & Co. Oil Mill Thomas Land Co. B. G. West Floyd A. White , ,. ft*. f^V,

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