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PAGE FODB BLYTHBVTLLE, CARK.rfOO!URIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 25 ) V1943t ifiE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS •->' • 1H1 CODRDER NIW8 00, ^ , H. W. HAINE8, Pubtliha £}' SAMUEL P. NORRI8, Editor A OATKN8, Adveitlslnt M»nu«t DAVIS, Clrcul»Uon Uanager Advertsing Repre«nt»ttv««: WUlic* ,W|tner Co.. New York, Ohk»go, -Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. *• — . -- • — • — •V published Every Afternoon Except Sunday JjMJewd »s'»*contl cltss nutter at the post- office it Blytheville, Arkansa*, under act of Congress, October 8, H17. 1 ; Served by th« United Press , '. SUBSCRIPTION RATES ,By carrier In the city of Blytheville, IBc per week, or 65c per month •By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, »3.00 per year, $150 for six months 75c for three months; by mall outside 50 mile tone $10 00 per year payable In advance Beginning of the End " The idenf iliable beginning of Ihe end if thib wai piobably \\ill come when Inglo-AmeucHii amnes invade the con- o£ Euiope with infantiv, limits, and oilier paiaphcnulia of land warfare pobsible, howevei, that the qnd 'JfMllJJitJe'' llas begun already thiuii'gK>flP*'nstion of the manpower Without which no war can be fought successfully v Fiom Oslo, Viclkun Quisling lias fyioadcast a llneat to mobilise young Noi)vegmns for seivice in the Naxi Aimy Fiom Moscow a captured German pin ale is quoted that Hitler's defense forces aloni? the Channel have been decimated to get men to die in . Russia ^ The Reich amnes have won annoying' countei successes against the rampaging Russians, but only at the cost of di awing heavily upon theii icscrves and shipping Web tern Europe A.s the time for a second European •' fiont drawb neai, the prcsbuie upon Jlitler becomes teinble He is trying lo get the last possible soldiei out of Geimam, Italy and the satellite axis pcmeis, plus all he can foice fiom the ptcupied nationb. . * * * , 'Ihe men HiUei getb fiom now on Jvill belong iaigelv to U\o classifications • —those physically infenoi, and those who hate him and nib cause and who \\ill fight lackadaisically until they have ppportumty to desei^. ,.. , ^,,.,.'|,..',.:. ] Meanwhile (he axis has i cached the bottom of the bairel m its diaft of war production woikeis from conquered countues It may even have gone thiough the bottom, because thousands who have* been complying hopelessly aie now gaining coinage foi lenewcd lesistancp * * * - .••' •' - Meanwhile, continuous day an'd alight bombing of maior Reich industrial cen- teis must have done enoimou 1 ; damage. We have to gaess its extent, but we tan do that We have only to imagine what would be the situation in Detroit, •Saii'Diego, Bridgepoit, Noifolk, Pittsburgh, Biimingham, if those cities had - been heated to what om bombers have given to Gem,an y.i> fictoiv areas. t The job stilhhas to be done This is only the beginning—peihapb only the beginning of the beginning \\'e still must expect plenty of blood, sweat and teais i • But if the way lookb haul, imagine how it mubt look to Geimaiib, Italians, "ami then satelliteb ; . tain Ginsbnrs o be commissioned nn Army captain. Critics, chasing flyspecks, infer that , Ginsberg did some draft dodging..That is silly. While Leon Henderson headed ORA ha regarded Mr. Ginsljurg as. essential. When Prentiss Brown succeeded Henderson, he agreed. .Unfortunately, Messrs. Hi'own.and Ginsburg do not see eye to eye on matters of policy. This has made the latter dispensable. Immediately, on his own volition,- lie asked to be released to the draft board. A man of Giuslnirg'.s talent is much loo valuable to waste toting a rifle or a machine gun. lien with a'fraction of his ability are wearing two bars, and even oak leaves, on their shoulders. Why such a fuss if the Army wants to make sound use of his services. Red Tape Why must persons who bring sugar or cofl'ee into the country surrender ration tickets? Isn't somebody forgetting the reason for rationing those commodities, or perhaps being unduly bureau- •crutic? Sugar and. cofl'ee are rationed because we lack suflicicnt transportation to import enough for everybody. If a man who has been out of the country chooses lo bring back a few pounds of sugar or coffee on his person or in his car, he is not burdening transportation facilities or taking an unfair share of what has been brought in for everybody.. It sec his highly technical, .under siich circumstances, lo make him surrender coupons. Publication In tiili column of editorials from other newspapers does iiot necessarily mean endorsement" but is an acknowledgment ot In-- lercst In the subjects discussed. Avoid This Wastage. The average stravyuerry crop in .the Soulli runs inlo iv figure 'approximating $15,000,000. •Lnsl year,' because of Ihc gross bungling In ll\e sugar rationing plan, a: high percentage of ihnt crop was wasted. By the lime, allowances for preserving had bee'n dclcrinined" the strawberry season'.wa's over. ' i.. : ... Because- .ot ...the-?,-19«>, experience and Ihe current shortage ot farm labor, there hus been a trccndous rcdiinlloii In acreage. Many farmers, loo, are hesitating to .set, out -1944 plants because of market uncertainties. The West Tennessee crop value is about $1,00,000,-and tlicrcforc this -arda lias a tremendous stake In >vlial the Office' of Price Administration docs about removing some of the restrictions on sugar which could be used for preserving purpose.;. 1L is something which requires immediate attention in Washington. Once the crop Is ripe' il will be too lulc, if OPA waits until then, as •11 did lust year, lo attempt lo meet the requirements. If Ihc strawberry crop.is to be marketed there must be liberalization in .sugar allowances for preserving purposes, and Ihis lime there'll be .no excuse for OPA bungling. That agency has had ample time to make np its mind. —Commercial Appeal. Cap i • While \\e aie on the subject of un- jiihtifublc quibbling, theic is the case .of David Ginsbuig, geiieial lounsel to •Ihc OPA, •\sh.o \\as defined as an es- •senli.ii \\oikei and now is expected to "Goodness sake! Accorduig'to lliis nuip, Sve are only lliiit inucli hoinbing/distante I'roin Jiipunl" ,- THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Fergusoh HOPE .'..CHAPTER XXII , .. J?D '.' BRYAN, pilot friend . or . jirqmy Carr arid ' Pat Friday, came •! to Pat on -the quiet this morning about 10 o'clock. "Miss Pat," said lie, "I'm a little wbrrie'd." ''':./ "Are. you, Ed? Why?" "\^ell, you know how it is. When;il's going to be one wliale of ajlilg storm, everything's quiet and; rosy for several hours just pieced ing." "Oh,. . -.1 see. it isvtfwfully still . . Yes, Ed, I— I haven't becn"'in the weather office so I don't know what the barometer reading is, but anyway I think ' '"I-''.wasn't' talking about the weather." ' , . "It'hia'y'Or'may.not slorm, for the' glider''train flight. Bui I was talk'nigv.about, that' Sluart dame." "Oh.'Tsee. Ed, has she acted.up again?" Pat.was mildly alarmed. :: ' ( Nft'm,'. : she 'hasn't,. That's j«sl the vt^piible. I-worry about her so. quiet.",'. ' • JOJHEY SAY Tlicre Is no u.sc In kidding ourselves into believing Hint the people as a whole nrc trying Iiavd lo win lliis war. They arc nol. If we had a real wartime tax policy and a willingness for 'sacrifice by the public, the problem of keeping rtown Hie cost of living would be much easier. —Edward C. Welsh, OPA executive. * • * * This is a sad disappointment. They \tlic . Nazis) cleared out. This happens so often. —Lieut. Everett Booth 'on leading first Americans into recaptured Oafsa. * * ; * In lime of war we can never fay that nny- thing cannot be done.—Mauixnvcr Director Paul V. McNutl. CHIMESE IN'THEIR HOMES/ THE'CUSTOM is AN ECONOMICAL SOLUTION TO THE CHINESE CRAVING FOR PET5. think, loveil her. PEPPERL! 'IN ANCIENT. T|MES, SOLD . ' W£/&Hr/M GOLD. ' FOR 1T5 'AND ONLY THE 'WEALTHIEST NOBILITY COULD AFFORD ITS'OSE'. ' HOW MANY SIGH1S DOES A DOU8LE : BARREL 5HOTGUN HAVE ANSWKH: Just one, a Ircml'.sighl, between ti.ie two barrels. NEXT: The. d.ark_of..the moon. netl the Mexican, civil,. Spanish- .I.lvcs in Fifth \\iir Mnencan aim World No. JNGLEWOOD. Oal. .(UP)— Mrs. UK! with a good start .on-the pres- Annn C. Crissmaiv, aged 103. hopes "But—maybe she's just ashamed of h'ifself." ,'•' . Ed ; ,snprted.. "Hunh!" "MaVbe we helped her see it Jimmy's way. I mean." sticking close to cover like. She stands around and smokes and slares off at i nothing too much. It ain't healthy. For. us." be nice to her. Invite her to lunch, and invite me and Jimmy! too;' \Vill you?.. We got out of all '.jhe reception committee doings,'-,, because we're planning tlie air'irain.' But Jimmy and 1 have to eat somewhere!" •• ~ ! ''You figure if-she's with corri- Vshe'll behave better?" Ed d.- - "Yes!'.Couldn't you mope, too, Just"? left alone? If you were in her'shoes? And besides—Loraine isn't really—like we Jimmy wouldn't have r."!. - , • Bi'g\Ed Bryan- looked intently at'-'Pat; •'His'lips'worked in' 1 and he grunted again, "You get me mixed up sometimes. Sounds like you're actually standing up for her!" "I am, Ed." • '"Why?" • She'didn't answer (hat. Bui aitcr a long pause she looked directly at him. Ed began nodding, and he s|x>ke his new wisdom in low,' respectful tone. "Miss Pat, you "been telling Stuart this was all impersonal with you. But it ain't, is il? It's so doggone personal it hurls!" Pat murmured, "Yes, Ed." -'"Trulh is, you're sold on Ihe captain, yourself." Pat bit her lip, to keep it from trembling. "But you aren't going to say anything, are you?" she pleaded, • "Nope." "You—you said you loved a girl. In Atlanta." ,'...' Ed nodded. His heavy-featured face was a dark study.now. "Then maybe you know how it is. Yes,-1 do love Jimmy Carr. I know it. .And you know.il'now. And—and Loraine Sluart has known it all along." . 'Again Ed nodded. "She would, Miss Pal," said he, softly. "She don'l miss many tricks." "But il—it's slill impersonal. All of this! 1 can fend strictly lo business. And if Loraine is— around. Police work. Detec.tiy.e. Before 1 had taken lo flying an'- planes for Uncle Sam. And, Miss Pat, a feller doing that learni'.to read behind people's eyes." ', "Behind people's eyes?" . • "Yep." He was rocking otv;his heels now, a little. "Now' you iake you—you ' come right' but clean and admitted how you felt. And I respect that. I'll hold^il sacred between us, see.; But'the captain, he ain't like you." V "How do you'mcan? Isn't Jirn- my—lie's as honest as he- can be!" "Oh,-honest! Sure he-is. -'He's so honest with everybody tKatyt sometimes hurts. With' everybody, that is, but'himself." ';''[•' "Ed, what do you meaii?" ,'.',•, Ed sighed heavily. ,"Npw>ycu lake a fellow likft him—he'.guls wrapped up in flying, and-beiiig an Army captain; and he''&brf|'cf forces his personal life - -i!'jw:ii ma'am. He don't giVF; it enough, thought. He figure* '' is—" "You could fight back," Ed suggested. "You're pretty as she is. Prettier. And smarter. You could lake and—" "No." centers around winning Uiis.wtrV* "Well—well, of course,- EtU'K, ."Yes'm. But you know.;,fll'.e .' thing? If 1 was you.I wbuloa'l give up." , •':•':' The big man and the sruall'girl.'.','. looked nl each olher iiiienllyV Jpr. ,'eral seconds. Fmallx;'l?aT 1 j;elt sever out'-in half-comic way.' ; ' "Hmp!" 17D paused, considering her. "Kmmni," he sounded. "Jimmy chose Loraine. He loves her, he loves her very devotedly I'm sure. If I love him, myself, then my cub is to help him find happiness, Ed! Not confuse him! Not make him do something he'd probably regret a little later. II— it sounds nice, I suppose, to say a girl had a right to go out and fight for her man. And,,.believe me, dial's what I'd like to do. But, Ed—I don't love him that way. I love him more. More! Don't you understand?" She had become a little vehement willi it. Ed blinked, avoiding her eyes. "Yes'm," said lie, in his southern mnnncr. "I reckon I do understand what you say. But do you know one thing! You could be mistaken,". 'Pat : . waited, and finally asked. "How do,you mean, Ed?" i .,... Ed smiled, kindly, "I have been her chin begin to tremble;' afidi a mistiness came into her.eyes;,V.' : . ; Ed turned away, almost 1 , self- consciously. "I'll go git him. v ;apd •'.. Miss Sluart and meet you-:tiere by lunehtimc," lie said.'. ".Yes'ip." . • Pat watched ' him : *g<j''.',TEfe ••* walked heavily. There was some- lliing solid and frieridly^ndl'gqdd about Ed Bryan. He held "an; odd sort of wisdom, she : knew'.'.-i "Maybe 1. ought' to him!" something sang -within ;lier. "Maybe Jimmy and I—Jinimy'ana ' ' I—maybe Jimmy-really couldrbe made to—" ..''.- ''["-'.'',:';'.; Her eyes were bright agairvand ••• Ihe chiri had stopped : Ehaking..i'6r • almost 10 minutes-she stbbH'lliere thinking of a great-many .things.- Of Loraine, and Jimmy,- ancV-'I\er- ' self. Of ' trivial- words,, /which might have carried'deep•..'imjjpr.t if she could have read them. pVop- erly. .':.'•.''••'.'•.• V .' ' "After all, lie really did call me back from Elmira! Made.Ed'b'rfng me to Phoenix. Had me-be-the . flight passenger again. .''.;:•• And he—lie's been so very nice^at, v ev- , cry turn. He had sqme candy 'for : me once, too. And he^t -'- -'— but never Loraine. ; Ma'^ The singing within her pad-become a symphony now. 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