The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1941 · Page 3
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MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1941' _ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS IS WHILE Scene From Haybrook's Brash Beats Blazes Then Brings Out Brushes To Depict War Horrors When German incendiary bombs raxed the ancient "city" district of London, heroes of the day were the men \vno fought the lires. Paul Manning tells ihc story u f fireman-artist fjayhruok. BV PAUL MANNING NEA Service Staff Correspondent LONDON. Jan. G.—The 30,000 me n nghiing fires in London have won the praise or every man. woman and child now living in this world's largest city. They have been called heroes and some havc- been awarded medals f 0r conspicuous bravery. Bui there Is no compensation, no -sick leave with pay for firemen injured by the Luftwaffe trick, of returning to a file and dropping more oil. bombs and moi'e ' high explosives on the same spot. The firemen just- retire irom duty, nursing themselves back to health while living on money saved out of a salary of $12 a week. Attempts have been made to c:o;-;oct this during the pasi months when the fire soldiers proved to be as much the saviors , of i.ondontown as the R \ F I SKETCHED WORLD \VVR AND DUNKIRK SCENES Rudolph Haybrook, however, is' one man determined to do something. For Rudolph Haybrook is not only a fireman but an. artist, who can paint pictures which sell. 1 Thai is why one-third of' the pro- i erects from his paintings f of London fire scenes, now being exhibited at London's swank Leicester Galleries, will be donated to the firemen's' Benevolent Fund. ' Rudolph Haybrook was an artist i long before becoming a fireman, j Paralyzed during a drive along the Westem Front, during the last war, he lay for months in' a base ( hospital. Gradually he began sketching to pass time, and gradually he became more adept at draw- ine the scenes around him. | He worked hard at his new craft, learned it well. Today, one of his paintings is on permanent exhibition at the National Gallery. It's a Dunkirk Scsne. For during tiie .B. E. P. retreat from Dunkirk" I Haybrook was aboard the fire-' tender Massey : Shaw during the one voyage it made to evacuate soldiers. When the little boat moved slowly away from the sandy beach .with • a full load of exhausted men, Hay- ; brook captured thai, memorable' scene on a sketch pad. His worst moment, he describes as that time.! "Bombs and shells were all around us. On the way out, one of the engines stopped. Everyone expected a bomb to fall dead on the little ship but somehow the engineer got the boat moving again and we reached England "THERE WAS ! HAYBROOK—" ! Eighteen months ago.- with sketch ! pad and paints, Haybrook joined the London Fire Brigade as a' member of the auxiliary force ' working the full time shift of 48 hours on duty and 24 hours off. 1 And in 18 months he has produced > a series of rather remarkable docu-! mentary paintings of the biggest fires London has experienced. As a brigade member he works al a fire with the rest of his unit until ! the blaze is well under control J Then he begins to hastily sketch": in a rapid effort to capture the i scene before its vividness has disappeared. ! As one fireman remarked after! a particularly dangerous fire: "There wa.s Haybrook with his easel, making a sketch by the light-: ol the names with enemy bombers overhead." Poor Of Little Nation Hardest Hit By War Ra~ lions, Minister Says Ky MILTON itltONNCii TU1A. Soivicc start 1 Corrosjiumioni Hi-l-mi;:) h not >!iu'V!ri'.>, but. she .." hungry. That i.s the jU'.U',i!K'm u: i>uul Vitn /wlarul, tor -.hrtn yours primt' ininM.T oj Uu- Unit- nation .ami now hi tin- UmUHi stuns irv- in$i, i<> do wli-ii lie LMM U) :)•')') lii'i -tJUiurymt'n back in Belgium. " 1 u i ue'ssuii-, ol i IK. altOl- vory course bmul ppj- JXY.SOH k 1!75 ffrnms, or slightly lo,-;:-, than 10 ounces. The dally radon oi' tnont, i.s 40 (f.raniA or nboiit H ounces. And, lu c'ealiim with the bu;Hu>r. this wt'telu iucUukv, tho bonf , "Milk U a rnrity. It Is allowed only to expectant mothers and to very yoim« children. Duller is very .seanre. I'ouuiifs-usually u youc! ci'o)) • wore .•unsidi-'i'ubh' ruined ihis time by il5.sen.st'. "The lot u! the poor is lar \vor.si- than that of the well-to-do. Jus'. Hi in every country with rostriv- liom upon currency there are bhi'jk tjursps where you csin net beiier bargain niU's. so UUMV t\re blaok murket-s where the rich CUM often yet a bi^cr portion o! the various 'THREE'iv 'Fire-figliters iti action in the western re°:Jon" . by Fireman-artist Rudolph iUiciiT'>:x; ajid Mrs. Mayme Prhioo, a,si:o:-jato conductress, A.upoiiUjve o'.'iicers iastalh'd wore: M:v. Mudix-d Buskin, marshal; Mi'*. Aii.i Mania, chsiplain; Miss Thehna. Evenson, oryani:;t; Mrs. 2clmu Loi-kurd Aduh; Mrs. Annie Tipion, Uiuli; Mrs. Viola Young, Esther; Mrs. ,sam Orgel, Martha'; Mrs. Frances Hilk-r, Eiectra; Mis. Mary Green, \v aider, and Mrs. Orirud? Hndspeth. .sentinel. Missouri Guard Units Go To Camp 'Robinson CARUTHERSVILLE. MO., Jan. 6. —The Caruthersville units oi' the Missouri National Guard, Company , B and the Medical Detachment, left here Saturday by .special Frisco tram enroute for the year's train- j iny nt Camp Robinson. Ark. The i rain picked up the Kennelt company, then the Caruthersville units, and the Steele units. Caruthersville units consisted o!' JIB men and officers. Company B having 7*! men and 3 officers, and the Medical Detachment 37 men and' 5 officers. Paul Van Zeelaud . . . Belgium is not starving; but she is hungry. math of the invasion have forced a terribly .strict rationing sy.siem upon the Belgian people," the youngish Van Xeeland told me his latest reports from Belgium Indicated. "The dally allowance of "The Mill'erln;; j, wor.se In the .small dik-.s ina:i in bis< places like Brus.sel.-i and Antwerp "Tne iiK'tropoHiun ,'iiii>s were hitrdly bumtx-d itl all by the German forces, Brus,se!.\ i^e^iullv. cscapcii,. n.s it wa>, un opt-a town. Hut in the smuller phtee.s, which were In the path o! the Invading armies in id which were del ended, destruction wu:- lerribk". "That, oi" course, has disturbed marki-i* and .shops so that food -supplies are muiv difficult to get. i vVj>!.:ai tviumtili? i.s tin.- anckfut town of Toui-jiHi, Tiie whole Interior ol the city was gutted. ' "II is hard to answer the cmes- tion us to how sell-sufficient Jn food Belgium was in times of pence. It i.s true 'Belgium is u highly industrialized country In which "mills and mines employ a big part of the 8.000,000 people. Thousands are now out of work. The I arming dlslrlcl.s were intensively cultivated by some of the be.si limners in the world. Hut with farm products—wheat, butler, c'ljys, tats, ham—there wa.s the situation that we exported some and in turn bought some abroad." Fire Losses Are Lower At Carulhersviilc In '40 CARUTHEKSV1LLL', Mo., Jan. G, —J-'irc losses in Cnruihersvllle for 1940 were only about half the losses U^n precediiiR year, according to the annual report made publio this weekend by Fire Chief Victor Mallourc. The 'loss in 104Q was listed ut $15,985. while the loss lor 193U \va« .sJijfhiiv more t.han S30.000. During 1940. the department answered n total o! 87 alarms, which were five more than were answered hi tlie preceding year. The largest monthly loss waf. Jast November when iho report -showed n fires had been attended, with a lo.vs of ' $3975. Exploding oi] stov.'K led the , list of cutise.v of rims, with 21 of tin; 37 alarms beinu for this reason. Only live lire.s in 1940 resulted In lo.ss exccedlnj.-; $1000 pur fire, with tin' largest damaj-e reported in April, when Uu- Bernstein Furniture Company was damaged Ujfht Needed Much more Hfj'ht is reciutrexl when one, is sewing than \vhea one .s reading, especially when a dark thread Is being used 011 a dark cloth. 'lf i ivmntiijiihv liitfivdit'Ms in AiUt-rlluL Kooilu- ami w;inii ilu» Ntoniai-h in >-tw lh<' n:is, iui.1 Aill.rrlUii'H :i J»A«- tiv.' tuKiv.iii'iu* j-.lvc ii .MO UK HAL- A.\VKli c-li'i.uiiiK out to lUVril liovvi'l* f-ir iirompi n-llcf. Wniil ovcrywlion- iti III-' Sihvr Color liottli-. Kiiliy Hn>., Dn ; «'»». j- ' a)wut $3000. The nexi biggest loss wns at the Boevlng Bros, cotton gin witli damage listed at $2200 Of the total loss in 1340, ciiier Mallome's report stated only $2495 was not covered by insurance. Dyed in bright colors, porcupine quills afforded striking decorations 'for the clothing of primitive' Indians. ifc HEADACHE ( MORNING AFTtB > ' For Jitter)', nervoua JscadacLw, tate Capuilitip. Acts /fiat because it'fl JlquM Sou ho\s' tiuickly head clears, nerves HTG rt-itixcd, nnd you foci a^adior. Pollnw directions on JnlwI. J0c, 30c, COc Or. W. F. Brewer Dentist Mlythcvilie,- Arkansas Specials! Extractions $1.00 I^ul! Upper and Lower Plates - $25.00 (Extractions Ine.Iudcd) P • O IMPLEQ OF EXTERNAL CAUSE ^J Clcaring-up help aided by Rcrml- e.idal action of Black and White Ointment. Soothes out burn aod itch. First try does it or your money back. Jr-r Vital in cleansing Is pood soap, use Black and White Skin Soap "The Typewriter M»t»" ROYAL. SMITH CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS GLENCOE HOTEL BUILDING PHONE Ml (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) We Proudly'Announce' Ihc Arrival of Our New CADILLAC AMBULANCE The addition of our new Cadillac Ambulance to our ambulance Heel marks our .sincere desire to bo able to serve you rapidly and snk-ty whnn the hood n rises. Remember . . . there's always a safe nnrt comfortably Cobb Ambulance at your Immediate FOK AMTUILANCE SERVICE CALL 26 Cobb Funeral Home Nazis Ready (Continued ;rom Pat;e Ji with rifles and hand grenades, the Australians went "over the top"— a purely technical, phrase as they started out on level desert sand— f * the tal i ks a ?vanced. Ahead or the " wen -engineers, to cut the Osceola Youths Will Be Aviation Mechanics CSCEOLA, Ark., Jan. 6. _ L eo Sch;eick Jr.. and Arthur Ayres have enlisted as aviation mechanics through the Memphis recruiting office and will leave Memphis Monday, Jan. 6, for training at Taniua F!a. * ' Since his graduation from Osceola high school in 1939. Sshreick has been connected with Drake Grocery Company. He is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schreick. Arthur has'been employed recently as a clerk in the office of Sheriff Hale Jackson. He attended the Osceola schools and is a son ol the late Arthur Ayres. member oi a pioneer family here. FOR TONIGHT SAY », to colds' miseries Leave them behind —slip away from achcy muscles and stuffy burny nose and throat, into sleep. Rub throat and chest with renetro. Penctro does 'double-relief duty- You feel it work inside and outside. And it starts almost instantly. Disappearing base, rich in medication, goes into skin surface —soothing, cooling vapors sweep into breath passages — break up mucous congestion. Got Penetro 25c,~35c. The British artillery laid down a^ heavy creeping barrage ahead o;" the advance. Bui the engineers were soon under heavy fire. As one ci' them went down, another step- pad up and . took on his job of snipping the wire. During the darkness before [he r.3ro hour, the engineers had blown •up the formidable Italian tank ditch at selected points. Working noiselessly and quickly they' filled in paths across the ditch with the sand they had blown . ( Occasionally the fire became too r-ot. and engineers and infantrv were ordered to halt. As soon as they did, a cruiser tank would lumber up. whs el toward the Italian lines and open fire \vith its cannon at Italian machine gun snd sniper nests. Over the paths across the tank ditch, ihc tanks advanced, and. cinasaed tiie Italian perimeter forts surrounding Bardia. Other tanks advanced between the forts, with infantry close behind them. As the Australians reached the main. defense line, from fort after Tort went up the white flag only a few held out. The advance was halted for 112 night, whil2 ths bombardment kept up mercilessly, and wa.s .started again Saturday morning. All during the- day Saturdav. British Lysander bombing phnos escorted by eight-gun fighters hap; complete mastery of the -sky. spotting Italian defense positions. The zero hour for the final attack was -i p.m. Saturday. The tanks clanked forward, the* infantrymen with them. Bardia was si- -tnt. Half an hour later the firs' tank entered the burning town. There had not been a single shot, and not an Italian had appeared in a sti-eel or a window. Then (here was a sputter of riTle fire from snipers in windows and on rooftops and a burst of machine gun Tire from the lower oi' the principal mosque. The infantrymen moved out with hand grenades and the bayonet and this last flare of resistance soon ended. THE SMOKE OF SLOWER-BURNING CAMELS GIVES YOU , EXTRA COOLNESS, EXTRA FLAVOR CamthersviHe Eastern Star Officers Installed CARUTHERSVILLE. M 0 .. Jan. d. —Officers of the Caruthersville Eastern Star chapter were installed here Friday night at public installs-ion ceremony. The installing Officers were: Mrs. Jsssie Markey. installing; matron; Mrs. Leiitia Simpson, installing maralial; Mrs. Loun«e B. Markey. installing chaplain: Mrs. Lettie Neeley. installing Officers installed \vere: Mrs. KiV.e Pierce, worthy matron; Hcv;- ru'd Cunningham, worthy patron; j Mrs. Lydia Evenson. i trcn; J. Thos. Markey, patron: Mrs. Jessie Markey. secre- ii>ry; Mrs. Amanda .Sheparci. treas- I uicr: Mrs. Marv Canirell. con- t Do Yoa Suffer Witt ::rf • cu bothered with Stomcch rr ri; ; f-tinai troubles, Constipation. ; •' "• iMsiuhr? To get informaticn ; . ,,. 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