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' PAGE FOOT' THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB cocRist mswa co. H. W. HAINES, Publisher , SAMUtt F. NORRIS, Editor JAMES A. GATENS, Advertising Man«|er OERALDYME DAVIS, Circulation Man»g« ' •«* XtttotuU Advertising R«pre«nUtt«r Wtltaee Witner^co, New Vork, Cbic««o, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis. ,:, ; • Published Bret? Aftereocq Bt«pt Sunday Entered tx second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkaasu, under act ol Congress, October I, »I7. Served by the United press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city at Blylhevllle, 15c per week, or 65o per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, tt.Ofl per year. $1.50 for six months, 75c lor three months: tv mail outside 50 mile tone 110.00 per year payable In advance. , National Wartime Union Your'attention is invited to Die Na. tional Maritime Union. This is a C. I. 0.'organization'which, up to the day (hat Hitler invaded Russia, was picketing Hie White House against aid io England and against American nrma- mcnt for national defense. The next • day it became belligerently pro-war. One day. "the Yanks aren't coming." The next day "Let UK at them Ntr/.i Ko-aiul-so's." A month ago we reported that the Maritime Commission was training members of this union lo replace naval crews on anti-bomber, anti-submarine guns aboard merchant marine vessels. • . . Now.;wo can report that such crews actually are-sailing, but we can not tell yon whether they have won their demand for premium pay in case's where submarines or Slukas insist np^ on attacking after the union men have completed an eight-hour shift. And here is a new development. The New York N. M. U. has forbidden its members to ship on craft which carry supplies lo Spain. This affects 2100 men. Locals controlling the rest of the union's 50,000 members are expected to follow, suit. * * . * For some years the leadership of the National Maritime Union has followed the Communist Party line closely. 'Wben it wanted members to man the guns on cargo ciaft, it was urged that Russia and the United States now are brothers-in-arms, so why worry about water over the dara? Russia and the United, States still aie brethien against Germany, bul the N. II. U. has flatly refused to con• cur in this nation's international policy. Millions of Americans cuieslion that policy, and wonder whether we arc wise in sending supplies to Franco's pro-axis duchy. The rest, of us are pro- .testing democratically—seeking, if we will, to change the policy by argument—hut meanwhile doing our duly as law-abiding citizens. * '* *" It remains for the National Maritime Union to betake itself into a slate of anarchy—everybody do w h a t he pleases, and let the war go hang. , We don't do things the same way here. But if a pro-American organization in Russia before 1041 had refused to help transport war materials to Germany, its 'membership w o u t d have been liquidated by firing squads. It will be interesting to sec whether the members of the N. J[. U. follow their leaders or whether they will feel as most other Americans do, that the war comes first. It will be equally interesting, if they do follow the leaders to see what Washington does about it -and whether the Maritime Commission continues to use N. M. U gun crews on cargo vessels. Strike At Sea 'According.IQ Kenneth" Jr. Irwin, who claims to have been present, there was an occasion when a union crew refused to unload military supplies oil' Guadalcanal, so that soldiers had to (urn stevedore for (he occasion, The crow refused to unload without .time- and-a-half pay for overtime work. It was the Pacific'Coast Marine Firemen, Oilers, Water Tenders and Wipers Association (independent) which was involved, and not the. National Maritime Union. The offense was in no way mitigated because the wrong union was named in (he original stories. And public confidence in government publicity must suffer from the way in which the original story was denied on a technicality. A Real Hero There must be some sort of really significant medal which can be given to Lloyd Converse, '13-year-old aluminum worker who ploughed 20"miles through n blizzard, afoot in sub-zero weather, lo be on his job in the morning, and then worked two consecutive eight-hour shifts. Such devotion should be, in the words of Donald Nelson, "a real inspiration to every American war worker." Its recognition with an important medal would add lo the inspiration. To men like Converse none will begrudge the often too casually bestowed title "soldier of industry." • SO THEY SAY Wo glory In wlmt we Imvc done thus fur, but what, we have done thus far isn't a patch on what we could do if we were fighting with Hie Idea that it, Is a death struggle against an enemy who might defeat us. Right there Is one of Hie real bottlenecks, We don't imve the slightest idea that we could lose the war.— Cnpt. Eddie nickenbnckcr.. * » * The things thnt will elect, lite next president haven't. happened yet.— Hep. Joseph Martin, Jr., Ci. O. P. leader. * : * * " Labor is not always right, but it is improper to make accusations against ilabor until you know the cause.— Shipbuilder Henry J. kniser. * * * 1 believe ail reasonable men with suIIiclenL military background Lo proirerly evaluate the results must realize the importance of tioth ctny and night bombings— in short, the ability to * * ' * • strike at any time and at any place where the enemy i; building his war machine or building munitions lo ctiuip it.-Maj.-Oen. Ira C. Eaker, Stli Air force commander. * » * We must avoid destruclive, imperialistic and vindictive peace which will only lay the foundation for another ivar.-Alf M. London. * , * * ' - • I ask no. move of life than to be able to sec the miserably resounding fall of the vulgar in- luititmal fuehrer of Berlin and of his. whole bankrupt syslcm.-Czcch President Etlunn) Denes * * * I was warned that I would find a strong spirit or isolationism throughout Die country I only found that people were anxious to learn atout'thc British war efVort. Sure they were critical of the Brills!, n,ul a lot of other things So nmch so that I felt I was in wales 'There is no real isolationism in this country H !s "»l.v nn artificial isolationtsm.-Jack Jones, Welsh coal miner who toured o. S. * * * l ! ° ' ake y °" r Ume learnln « lo mllk rum a good cow. Learning to rnilk , urn, wiu, some peopie, but a wte ™ to harder on (he covv.-Gcor 8e Simmons, farm . c. and instructor nl Farming,,^, N. y ARrK cultural Institute. " 8 or 01 BLYTHEYILLE, ;<ARK.); .COURIER NEWg SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1943 Hand In Hand \ (>li, look f i[ nil the butler and stuHT I)iul certainly was ' viglit about saviu.y our giis.lo gel one of Grandma'* old_; jasmbiicdiarm' dinner's'every Sunday!"-' **~*~" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson COOKING IN YOUR NEIGHBOR'S ,' KITCHEN. Covers Ui K Beat CAMP PENDI.ETON, Cal. (UP) --Army news reporter Second Lt ,'horles w - Boggs Jr., thinks he ha s the longest "leg heat" of any reporter in the world, itc is 13 miles long and 20 miles wide embracing the 260 square miles or 123.000 acres of this camp He is responsible for nil news that happens in "his 'territory." ANSWER: A member of the gull family. NEXT: The accuracy of celestial navigation. In Hollywood n\' EKSKINK JOHNSON NKA Stuff Correspondent It becomes our duty today to lay ie fuels In the case of Kay Kyscr efore (lie jury of American pub- c opinion ami right an injustice liich (lie victim himself suffered r ninny weeks in silence, like the ood trouper that he is. Kyscr was accused of hnvlng ied to get himself deferred from - cli. • --t.- ^.. n^jjui- first became public In an clitorial attack upon the band icier published by an eastern evvspaper. The fact is, Kay Kyser never re- ested a deferment, al all. On the ntrnry. he has always been reads' answer his country's call to ms, if that call should come, hen finally classified in l-A. he id he was "ready and rarin' lo >" Into ihe Army. What really happened was that mcr Davk, head of OWf re- ciuestcd- the defennent for him "•ocracy.-Manpowe Out Our Way Our Bonrdi.., H»,, se .vi AS RWM ON f^ P1CM1C tfS£$ffi£$£'l "**»»** FEE.R,V80iXT/-~ SO NOU CAM PASTE A WHENS MOU GET XOUR Rf^r BEDROOM DOOR/ MOTHERS GET GRKv - TRrMTORtO U\S TRIBE Davis, who iras aware of Kvser's efforts on behalf 01 Army morale, bond drives and other patriotic causes, thought that the : hep cats' Cliflon Fadiiniui could do more for his country in his academic zoot suit than he could in a uniform, and wrote a Jelter to that' effect to General Hershey of: Selective Service six months ago. . When the eastern, newspaper its misinformed attack on Kyscr, Davis wrote the editor, correcting the mistake and enclosing a letter from a wounded United States sailor who had witnessed one of Kyser's hospital shows. The sailor expressed touching: appreciation—and concluded, "Guys like Kyscr ARE essential to the war effort." Elmer Davis agreed with him. ARE ACTOKS ESSENTIAL. In the meantime, no civilian en- tcrtniner has devoted his talents to his country more strenuously than Kyscr has. He began his gruelling scries of camp shows even before Pearl Harbor. He even tried to sign over lo the government all but a pittance ol his regular salary, to help pay for the war, but the offer was rejected. The movies have finally been declared essential to the war effort. Now it's about time somebody decided whether performers —especially "guys like Kyser." arc essential to the movtes. In both England and Russia, actors arc kept at their jobs before the cameras. The lack of any policy on this mailer in our own country Is responsible for that uncertain look which all the best people In Hollywood arc wearing this season. Hollywood had hoped the thing would be ironed out once for all when Mickey Rooncy's employers sought lo have him exempted from Hie draft on the ground that he was essential to old alma Metro. But the incrtta of the Rooney case will never be tested, for it was found that beneath the little mugger's rough exterior beat a 4-H heart. The only net result of Metro's appenl so far is the extremely b.id taste it has left In everybody's movilh, r I'liOM MARS Meanwhile, producers are talking lo most of their young mas- culine stars by V mail. Orson Welles, tentatively classed is 4-P, said the uncertainty of it all was getting him, and asked for -in Army examination to determine lis status permanently so he could )!an ahead. He was found to he n terrible physical condition, and vas accepted for limited service He'll probably get a desk Jab and replace n WAAC for nctivc duty. Ei-rol Flynn is definitely 4-F. But unless fathers are definitely exempted, nearly all the other still- civilian hoys who are eligible to be teamed on the screen with our glamor girls are also eligible io be teamed at the front with our planes and tanks. Among those with children are Bmg Crosby, Joel McCrea, Gary Cooper, Ray MillancI, Dick Powell, Don Auieolie, Bob Elope, Fred MacMur'rny, Brian Donlevy, and George Raft. Warner Baxter, Bill Powell and Ronald Column are beyond draft, age. MISSISSIP V <JUUKT> ' 'm'K <)i'\lKKA.\R,VS, Plaintiff V. Xo. SI1S (1939 Tiix S,,it) Mmqiirnl Land* I,, Missl.ssli,,,; (Illyllievilto l)i«l.) (: u ,,,,iy For! f<'ittnl for Xoii-l'nyiuoiH of liwes nml Sold lo Ilia Slnlo of lo *!?<!" x' Y™ 1 ' S'"". 11 " 11 pursuant My ot Hie Slate of Arkansas at I'iKlO there Jms Ijcen filed in Ilio olfico of IJnt.) Con nly Chancery Court Iliu loniiilniut ot ilie Slum »f Arliwuu ttl • inii'l :in,l cinfirin in said Stale and-or rj'ilwiierii, nurchasers. ilonras :i,,,l a ». Sell 'i'n Jy'l '" r<!r -""" h '" ls ""•'"• |jirtJ.V'»', MlS/p'H^'c'lll^h'ovillo Oifl.) and Sl:i(c of Arkansas. " All licrsoijj win, o;m set up „„,. tinlil lo Hie lamia so forfeited and sold aro 'i'lil.f ",? r " C '!,. (o "l' l "' :lr "' <>"-' Jli «. (Illv hev.Uo |)isl.) Cunnly Clumcery Uni-l at Ilie Sentsnihcr 1013 Term, afire the IniMirniion of this nolicc town on the mi, ilny of Sei.leinljer 19.13 nnil shmv cause, if any tturo I.e. why Ilio (illo (o MM forlc-lcit lands should |:ot bo confirmed, uuietoil nn,l vested '» Hie State of Arkansas n n ,l. 0 r »• i.lceniers. imrtliasers. donees anrt assigns in fee siia].]« forever. Tin- description of said lands anil (lie niimes of ine iiersons. firm nr cor- liarauiin List iinylnf laxes Ilierton are a* follows- In Whose Ft. of Sec. Sec. Area Tar, l.Hine Assessed .. Pcil . & Oos j Towmhi.i 16 Nortli, Range B East Joiicsljoro mat; Sc Loin f •>-, It. Lot 7 «•',(. NK «' J. o r' au 18 TowiisJifp, 1G North, Hange 11 East Townihli> 10 Nortli. P.angc la Eajt Henry .\i|,|, c r, Less Ka. XK Cor. . W.-1 SB -NK ' -JO in.nO 10.22 Township 1G Norlh, Range 12 East I i? r '?!"?' Sllrvc y to Blyttt»lil« >'• f>. .Mel-VilJ .> y "3"(jtl t Allison Addition to Blytlieville Jim i Com Allison 4 o i,',. h'inis llolMt 3 T Tsol Baron Jt Lilly Addition to Blytheinie Si./}, 1 ! 0 .'. 1 . 1 !" - . IS II LI.,,,' Elythcvillc Lnnrter Co. ]sl Ailditlon to Klytlievilte J. I 1 . Zijtiinpr ;j o T , ... E. M. Bryeans Addition to Bistheville Unknowri i a ,_,„ Tnle njs W Walke Addition to BlyM,e T m. Aniue Walkor 10 -. o Q " "nnie \valker 11 .-. 007 Cicero Oslc, Ksf. 3 7 47.' llol,in sn ,, Juilsc McXtil .«c.\cil a . ii TOWN^ OF MACIIVILLE \', w «: i JMVin i,. yatto Attorney for PhigiKf 23 ilny^of/K;;',,^ "r*,™ 1 °" tl.i» Wi' By OREN ARNOLD SKY HAUBOR WEDDING CHAPTER XXIV J^ORAINE STUART saw at Bryan and Pat leave the luncheon table, but she made no protest. She shifted her lovely, sultry eyes back to Capfain Carr. "You must understand that I think of you constantly," Jimmy was saying, and his voice had n desperate tone, "Lorry, you and I—why, good grief, Lorry girl, we're Jikc that!" He held two fingers up, side by side. I.oraine said nothing. Food on the table went untouched, but she opened her bag for a cigarct. Jim Carr, who didn't smoke but who usually held a match for. her, apparently didn't sec the cigaret at all now. He was that intent. "Little girl, I'm as serious about this as possible. I won't have you or anybody else imply that I two- time you! I'm not that kind of a heel. Don't you understand?" Lorry squirted smoke out the side. The motion screwed up her pretty lips unpretlily, nnd her eyes were narrowed, watching his. "You believe me, don't you, Lorry girl?" Jim begged, low lone. "We—we had everything understood. Didn't \ve? . . . Didn't we? . . ." She finally deigned lo speak. "What about this Friday person?" Jimmy was struggling harder than ever. "I won't belittle Pat. Not in the slightest. Matter of lact, she's swell, but—well, look, Lorry, I—" "Then you still want to marry me." "Lorry! Ot course!" "AH right. Will you? And if £0—when?" . "Why—why—well, look—look, you say it!" Jimmy swallowed, and his eyes wore wide now. "You name the date yourself! You're the one, not me! Whenever and wherever you say!" He was like a soldier going to do a duly if it killed him, and shrewd Loraine Stuart did not miss that fact. She tamped her clgaret out and said, "Tomorrow at noon, night: here." ' Copyright, 1943 ti NEA Service, \nc.3 "H-Hcro?" She nodded. "There's a cute outdoor chapel right here at the Phoenix Sky Harbor. Where' a great many movie stars .are married after flying.over from. Hollywood. A Spanish .arch, under palm trees and a climbing rose. Okay, Jimmec?" This had become business-like now. A strictly business contract, arranged by the parly of the first'part while the second party was willing. "Absolutely!" said Jimmy. "Absolutely, Loraine!" breakdown of sobbing passed in a very few minutes. She wiped her eyes on a huge kerchief, gave it back lo its owner and siammerai, "T-lhanks, Ed. You arc so kind." "Do you good, crying a little," said he. "AH right now?" "All right. Only I'm ashamed." "Forget that part. Nobody saw you. Not even me." "Thanks, Ed." "You wanta cat anything else? Or you wanla go back to that office? You better eat! You got to fly in a sky train at 4 o'clock. That ain't but a few hours." Til get a malted milk later. And a sandwich. Everything is so horrible now and—oh!" He turned to follow her gaze. Jimmy and Loraine were coming out on the terrace, toward them. "It's all right," Ed comforted. "Just don't try to talk for a little while." Loraine, surprisingly lo Ed, had all her old verve and sparkle back. She strode toward Hie canvas swing like a conqueror, like an imperious dress model on a stage, like a woman of absolute purpose and poise. Jim Carr's face was set. "Well," Ed Bryan began, rising, "Well, iih—it's not 1 o'clock yet, but maybe we—" "Sit down! Do sit ' down!" Loraine directed them, brightly. "There may be something you two people want to know!" "Yes'm," Ed agreed, nervously. Neither Jimmy nor Pat spoke. But Loraine now said, "Yon're joth going to be a little surprised, I'm sure. But the truth is, the romantic old southwest has got- len into our bones, in a measure. Jimmy's and mine." 'Ma'am21'. Ed looked at her. "Capt. James Carr, U. S. Army, and Miss Loraine Stuart of New York City mid Elmira, wish to announce plans for their wedding, to be held tomorrow. at high noon[" TVOBODY else spoke. Ed "and' *' Pat both looked frozen. "We really can't stop and visit' just now, children," I.oraine went on, triumphantly. "So much to do, you know. But—you'll both be there? Tomorrow at noon, right here at Sky Harbor, at that darling little marriage shrine! We'll want Mr. Bryan and Miss Friday by all means, won't we, Jimmy dear?" "Yep," said Jimmy, lips still tight. "Sure." Ed tried to catch his eye, but Jimmy looked past him. Then Lorainc led her man away. They really made a fine-looking couple going down the terrace here; the distinguished young Army aviator and soaring expert, and the statuesque, blond girl. When they were out of sight Ed exhaled again. He turned to Pat Friday. "I—I better get back to work," she said, nervously. Ho took her to Major Hale's office without another word. People were wailing lo see her. Ed' went on away, a whipped, angry man. Pat did not go at once to the desk she had borrowed. Rather hastily she went on through to a small anteroom. She just had to have a moment alone! She didn't cry any more. Not now. Control had to bo forced at r.ny cost, because of the afternoon's task before her. . . . But for an ageless minule or «> she did think. The old hope within her of course lay completely dead. She had tried everything.' Everything! Kindly Ed Bryan had sought lo help her; it just simply hadn't worked. She had tried slaving foi- Jimmy. She had Iried being honest, sweet, girlish. Sho had. Iricd—once back in Elmira—being sophisticated, and that had been terrible. Today, she had tried a cooinr, purring technique which Loraine herself used so effectively on Jimmy Carr. Nothing had worked. Pat whispered a quick little prayer. "Please fake care of Jimmy! Please take care ot him, "od. Always!" Then she hastened back to her assigned job. -.(To He ConliuuedV.

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