The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1943 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, April 2, 1943
Page:
Page 6
Start Free Trial
Cancel

FAGfeHX BLYTHEVILLB, '(ARK.)'. COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 10-13 THE BtATHEViLLfi CbUfclER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher c SAMUEL P. MORRIS, fotllor : JAMES A GATEWSAAtivirlteiiiK Manager:' OERALDYNE DAVIS, Clrc'ulalldli Manager Sole'National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Wither Co., New : York, Chicago, Dc- l«lt, Atlanta, Memphis.; published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered : ss second class matter nt the .post- office at BljHiievllte, Arkalisas, uiidor net of'Coti- giess, Octobei 9, 1917. ^^ Sened by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES chnter in the city of Blylheville, 20o irer jor'ssc pci month. -'mail.Vllhm n radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per • t $200 tor sK inonlhs, Sl.utt for three moiHhs 1 , bflmatl outside SO mile *one $10.00 per year payable In advance. . | Henry (Criirimtil) Kttiser While producing ships fastei 1 Uiali • aiiyborly else fever hhs dohc U, Henry Kaiser has been caught in 31 violations of priorities regulations (hirinj; n Six- mbnth period. •\Vliat is to be done, to punish this vicious.character, must.rest with tht> good sense of government officials. "The public can only echo Jir. Kaiser's mdiirhf.nl plaint: "It is a salt coni- menlaiy that Americaii business men should receive from the hctfttpajicrs ln- foriiKition that they are not acting in accordance \vilh the law of the country, lieforb they receive the inforiniitioii f rom 'the 'WP11 itself." of Publication in Ihls column of edllorlais irom other newspapers docs not necessarily mean endorsement >ut Li an acknowledgment o! ln- 'tefcst In the subjects discussed. Livestock Metl Caii Point With Pride, if any other normal Arkansas Industry had made such, growth us our livestock Industry has, It iVoulrV bo' « subject of astonished, shiny-eyed talk on every street corner. The farm income from our herds and flocks last year, put, at 63 million dollars by the University 'Of Arkansas school of business administration,-was I'lO per cent, higher than in the boom year'of 1.929. True, war prices accounted for some nf that gain. But the entire Incoimvof the State's people, shoved up by munition plants, Army campf and the feverish demand for our various raw materials, was only 43 per cent higher than In 1929. V".' ' '•' '';"• ' '"'"," "'•* "Nor Is'thai' all of the amazing story of our liveslbck development. Besides the aS-mlillon-'.loilars income to Arkansas farmers, livestock has added millions of dollars more to the Stale's annual Influx of cash with the handling and processing Industries it ' has brought, to scores of out 1 cities. Large stockyards are operating in North Little Rock, Phie Blurt and Ft. Smith, with many smaller ones elsewhere. Scatletcd numerously oVer the slate are miller aiitl cheese factories, small packing plants and qilick-ficezing establishments. ' Recently, under the stimulus of war, new types 6[ livestock processing industries have coine to' Arkansas—plants to dry niid condense milk and 16 dry eggs. These have a fat brighter prospect of continuing when tlic war ends thai) oiir munition factories have. • The toad U wide open to livestock expansion. It haS a vast, assured market; which the chemist does not threaten as he does cotton with his synthetic fabrics'. feo it is jjratityini; that Governor Adkins lias signed a bill appropriating $idO,OOD for buildings for the state Livestock Shaw. This Institution has proved its value In encouraging more and better herds and flocks. Trie money will come from bauxite inincd on die 6onfc'Jcrntc Home. Some day our bauxite Will be gone, and when it is it canntit he replaced, But livestock is an Industry as lasting as the kindly earth. Probably show buildings cannot tx> erected till war restrictions pass. Meanwhile, livestock producers should extend their organization and make a greater show one of their major goals. Thev can thus bring to the show the wide support It needs, and minimize the political innuendo »hlch Is apt to creep in with State appropriations. -Arkansas Democrat. End Unfafr freight Rates. The Soitlli, Southwest nnd certain pails of the West have been suffering for many years from the cITeels'of Ihc ImiMslllon of unfair and discriminatory freight rates. They have been complaining nil lliose years, and for the last few years have been fighting inore and more vigor- busly for Justice. Things have now come to such a pass that the governors of several Southern stales arc urging dli'ccl piilittcnl rtcllon unless Iho present Administration moves certainly and .swiftly lo end discriminations. The Commercial Appeal believes the lime Is ripe to Implement dissatisfaction politically, for sill other methods have failed, the Injustice is perpetuated through political cons, nnd Congress has a direct recommendation from n tody of its own creiUion Mint uniform rates should lie bUiibllshcd oh u liallon- widc basis. Congress jmssed the Transliortnllon Acl of 1D40 with a View tb obtaining nn end of unfair might charges. U authorized the Interstate Colnmerce Commission lo make corrections, but the ICC merely started ah investigation that Is still In progress uiu'l slioi's no -signs of ever end- lili;. Congress also set up -the Hoard of Investigation and riesnirch, which has studied the question from all jinnies, nnd, by a two to one vote, recommended lo Congress the manner in which these unfair differentials can and should 'be removed. Recurrent .studies by the Tennessee Valley Authority have also made out a VerJ: strong eiisc for the Immediate removal of discriminations anainst the South and West. In Inlet, Ihe case of the South anil West has never been so aulhoritalively tacked as It Ls loday. The Commercial Appeal urges that all available agencies, public and private, renew their demands for justice In freight rates. The existence of dlKcrimlnatlun in rates is a direct drag oil the progress of (he great, sections In question, it handicaps industry, holds wages dowh, lire- vents development all up and clown the line, If It does that, of course, it is im evil thing fttf the entire Nation, no matter what undeserved benefits it mEiy confer on special interests. The im- balance'In wartime works even greater hardships nnd impost's otherwise nnnece.ssai'y restrictions on the prosecution of the war. if It is allowed io persisl, it will hamstring the postwar period nl reorganization In n major degree. The sections Imposed upon and linmpefcd must rise to Ihc opportunity ii|id use whatever hieans and methods the situation 'demands, i>ollt- ical as well as otherwise. —Memphis Commercial Appeal. National Memorial For Dr. Carver. The vote was unanimously in the affirmative when the House Public Lands Committee tills week considered a bill to establish a memorial to tlie late George Washington Carver, noted Negro scientist, <it ills birthplace near Diamond, Mo. Tills bill, sponsored by Senator Tr;::r.r.ii and Representative Short of Missouri, hlis already received n favorable committee report In the SenatCi 1 ". so lt;may he considered well on its w»y to adoption. This will not be n showy memorial, ns monuments lo great Americans go. By present plans, It will be merely n reproduction of the crude slave cabin where this outstanding plant specialist and educator was Irani 79 years ago. It will be a national tribute, nevertheless, and also a tribute by his native Slnte, for Ihe Missouri House In an unprecedented resolution recently asked Congress to create such a memorial. It will be ii reminder lo every citizen who visits the shrine that Dr. Carver wns one whose life and achievements were found worthy of high honor by his countrymen. —St. Louis Posl-Dispalch. * SO THEY SAY Through nil the vicissitudes of ibis hard and difficult life, under the heavy pressure, of providing home and shelter for his family, the Irishman lias chihg tenaciously to his fundamentals. He has. wavered many times in his actions h.s Is llic weakness of human nature, but always iio has rebounded lo the faith. Rare Ls the Irishman who is made Incurably hard by the difficulties of life.—James A, Farley. * * »/ It's impossible to say loo much about the men who arc handling our flying equipment in Africa. There hasn't been a day since we landed that the 12th Air Force hasn't flown at least. one mission—not one day.—Col. J. S. Allan! of 12th Army Air Force. * * .* . T think that the overwhelming majority of both parlies realize that this Is one world now and that America must take the leadership — GO.V. Harold Stasseh of Minnesota. SIDE GLANCES Wwi^ ; ys^^^"^'^^& yiiiia&aii^EAM^^inc :f i our I'i'y be 'On lo Tokyo a ml Yokohama!' Tli(>«y .hips will surrender pretty quick when we ' ihlo llii'ii 1 principal cilirs!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson CORNARO, VENETIAN ILL AND FEEBLE AT r/Y/*7V-/vV^, REGAINED HIS HEALTH ON A DAILY OF 5QLID FOOD... PLUS WINE. ..AND Of? T. M. HEC- I/- S, PAT. OFF, A BEE USUALLY GATHERS POLLEN FROM ONLY ONE KIND OF FLOWER. IN A SINGLE DAY. SAFE ROBBERY ANGERbU5>"& BUDIJY WALKER, RESCtE ATTEMPT CHAPTER XXIX Captain Carr saw Pat leave the sky train and realized Ihht she wos alone in the slorm, he went mildly crazy, "Pal! ... Pal Friday! . . . Plane Number 10 ... PAT!" He yelled at his radio which no longer was working. "She cyt loose!" he shrieked at I.oi-alnc, over their head phones, "i'at did! -. . .-She dived rigtit into this storm." "Jimmy, Wliat are you doing?" I.braine shrieked back. He didn't answer. But he put over the controls of the towing ship that he piloted, so that the sky train swung out in a long, spectacular arc. In a matter of seconds the njne sailplanes behind him were jerking craiily at the tow line. Thump - Ihumpely - thump! The power ship bucked like an Army tank in a forest. Up-and-down waves traveled over the long tow line. Loraine screamed out at Jimmy again, and again lie ignored her. He had a terrific fight with the elements here, and only a .man of 1 infinite'daring could have <!one what he did. And a man with excellent equipment. In about six minutes the train was flying smoothly again. Like sorne fantastic, imaginative dragon it streamed out of the dark bulk of the storm over Superstition Mountain as Jimmy swung back toward its Sky Harbor home. "Jimmy, where are we going?" Loraine demanded. "Slop yelping, and look!" "Look where? For what?" "Look down! See if you see any trace of Pat." "But—but what could you do if you did see her again?" He waited several seconds before answering. "I don't know," he confessed, then. He was straightening the train out now, heading west. Contrarilj-j tauntingly, the sun began to filter through and illuminate them. He g'Unued his great ship with all the NEXT: Is lightning a hiiard for airplanes? In Hollywood BY KHSKIM: JOHNSOX NKA Stair Correspond cut EDITOR'S NOTE: For tile last two months screen comedian Joe E. Drown has been entertaining Uncle Sam's armed forces in the South Pacific. Transported' from island to Island by Artnv bombers, Brawn has visited Hawaii. Midway. Canton, the PijLs, New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, 'Finagl, the New Hebrides, New Zealand and /ilnstralta. Brown undeiltook the morale tour at his hope you understand why I wen on this trip. This is u job that ha t& be done. And when these kid start laughing and screaming am yelling. I'm paid for everything- and it isn't because I'm stage struck. The kids just can't get enougl entertainment. And what a feel ing of pleasure it is to be able t entertain thetn. I've tried all m new stores and they can't be tha in the memory of his son, Don. an expense funny. The boys howled. Army killed in a bomber crash. The following are excerpts from letters lo his wife in Hollyvood: "Dearest: Well, here I am sitting in a shack in the midst of a cocoa nut grove—just like they do in the movies. YOU should see me in my G. I. shoes and short pants. I look like Spcnrcr Tracy. A little sunburned but I sure do look rugged. We're constantly on Ihc go. I Out Our Way ! By J. R. Williams Oiu- Boarding House with Major Hooplc HELLO. BOUNCE WOT'RE BV CRACKY, DMS MUST GO FAST FOR GRO\,VN SO THAT OFF WITH TH' STEEL. ONi ENP IS IN TH' BUSINESS nSTRKTT AN'TH'OTHER IS IN A FARM1N' DISTRICT.' YOU CAN TELL 1EM-- 'THO1TV-THO MJ'TH'OTHER THUTTY-THUD AWAY UP IN .THIS END \ OF TH' JOItJT? FELLERS RVSHT HEEE IM Trf HEART * THE COONTRV ANV FLASHED FROM "V SOU LOOK A£> THE MARITIME PROW ? I SORE- A% A •%{ SMftRT- •*~ ISM'T THIS 3KK£'e> A RttRUVT'6 BOW-\ OUGHT to ADO FlB-'bTDM WbFERKS- Y IONS.MIX30R..'-"- PlB-Tv\ROWiN& BOW CPV&W1ER ? — J DON'T TELL KA& £> fO SOUR I'vJE 6EEN U'5reM-/PSOO'\)E GOT TUW WHILfcRlouS [CAMEL-UP BECWJ<oB C5AKS GOT A 3OB AND SOU'RE SVlLL ING FOR POUC& <=>1P.EN t> ,0f*f.' CONCER.M TO Even the natives '.vender fu poiver uossible, and hopefully once more he jiggled the radio dials. "Captain Carr! . . . Calling Cap- iaiti Carr. . . . Number Seven plane calling Coplain Carr. . . . Number Four reporting." "Iley!" Jimmy shouled it. "You're through again. I gel you no\v, fellows!" He was elated that the static and slorm had been left behind them, lie tried frantically lo contact Pat's ship but without success. Then he began issuing crisp orders. He was at 2100 feet when they neared Sky Harbor. The air was windy but clear here. He told Number Nine to let go. Then, each of the olhers, in turn. Their landing made a beautiful show and it was an extra ullniclion for those oi the spectators who had remained al the field. When the enlire "l.iil" of his power plane had letl him, Jimmy liebdcd easl once more. 'Oh!" Lorain proleslcd. "Afen'1 you going .lo land? Jimmy!" I'm going back lo Supersli- lion Mountain." * • • "T>UT no ... No, no!" "Slop yelping, Loraine! The worst of thai slorm has blown past I hero. We saw lhal much as we left it." Fury as well as fear gripped iier. "If you take me back toward lhat storm, Jim Carr, I'll hate yoi the rest of.. my lile! I'll neve; marry you!" "Is that a promise?" "You're going to kill us! You'r being a complete fool!" All al once Jimmy grinned wild ly. "What about the engagement You say you don't wanta marr "No! I hale you! Take me down I lell you!" She shaulcd insanely; bul Jim my only gunned Ihe ship lor mor speed. In a few minules the eer bulk of Supeislilioa was unde (hem again and the ship bega roaring down inlo every canyo He flew around a hat-shaped roc then weavcd in and out ot rno iugged canyons, heading sleadi slward till Ihc while. He spoiled jut' Peaks, whence the slorm had me. Remembering, he swerved bit to (he right, in direct line 1- Globe. "Jimmy, this is madness!" Loine Iried again. Still he paid no nllcnlion, but •0 minutes later he suddenly, ontcd. x 'LOOK! . , . LOOK! . . . LOOK. HKItE!" They 'Razed down. There on a eop slope was a sailplane, the hitc blrdllke shape of It distinct 'ainst the reddish hue of the mmtaiii. "What's more, when mmy /owned near they saw Pat riday on Ihe ground frantically aving. "Pat! . . . Pat! ... Oh Pal!" He shrieked it wildly as if he dually expected her to hear. But e also waved, nnd dipped (ho one, nnd made her know they ad .seen her. Then, bcciiu.se' a ock cliff confronted him, lie threw is plane into ;i straight-up climb ; if iiboul to loop. That cleared the rocks bul it .so'jerked Loraine Sluurt roughly round Ihe co-pilot's peat there. 'Jim Carr, you're tryinR to kill le!" 'She's safe! She's not hurl! he's down there running around nd waving. I've got to get her ul of there!" You can't land on nil (hose ocks. You'll kill us both!" "It'll soon be night! And she's lone on tot) of Unit mountain!" "Don't you (hire try lo land! • immy!" "Slop yelping!" He had rourctl his plane in a limb and a circle to gain a better X)sition in the wind. Loraine ered her loco and tried lo brace lersclf. AVlien they were np 800 r ect or so he yelled at her again. "Take over! Take this thing and ly it!" Hti was climbing out of iis pilot's seal. "JIMMY! No, no! Arc you—?" "Take over, I said! You know low to fly nil airplane!" She saw his purpose, then. "No! No! I won't do it! No!" But he was strapping a parachute on, nnd he was opening ii latch. "You can lake over or you can crash!" he shouted. Their he removed his head phones. He paused just one moment. Fierce in anger, frantic v.'ith fear, Loraine look (lie controls as ordered. When lie saw lhal, Jimmy Carr leaped. (To Be Concluded) It rained through half of our show today, but the boys never moved. If they can take it, I guess [ cau too. There were a lot of latlvi's In Ihe audience and they Celled louder than the soldiers . . . Tlic ilive. olood bid mosquitoes are eating I think they prefer six ShoWs today. Also made They told me what a great man I was—and how beautiful! Then one one of the chiefs said, through nn interpreter: "Hitler will get it In Ihe neck!" * * * NO COMFORTS OF HOME We've been doing an average of five shows a day. It is Ihe most hectic and thrilling experience of my lite. We did a show the other day 30 miles out in the jungle for a bunch of Marine Raiders. More than. 50 of the boys have decorations. What an outfit. . . . . '. . took a shower I his morning with Ihe aid of a barrel and a nearby stream. You should have seen me. l suppose someone took a snapshot—probably on sale tomorrow. . . » • • Barely escaped a ground loop when our plane landed this morning. Something went wrong with tlii plane. I'm lucky, I guess . . . ft .six-hour plnne IHp—15 passengers and only four chiitra. * * * bid 10 shows today in every kind of surrounding, Traveled around the Island in an ambulance —with me reclining. Today a soldier came up to me with tears in his.eyes, and gave me a knife. "I got two Japs with that one," he said. Then he ran away. Modest I guess. Haven't received any letters from you recently. I guess I'm hard to reach. GUADALCANAL SOUVENIRS Finally arrived In Guadalcanal. We have really had sonic experiences here. Feeling fine. Never worked harder. One of the Marines gave me a Jap sniper's rifle and some Jap invasion money. I'm sending the stuff on home. Did a show tonight until 11 got dark. Wanted to quit because the boys couldn't see my kisser. They said they just would be happy hearing my voice, so continued Ihe show. Saw Guy Kibiiee's boy the other day. Also Marie .Wilson's brother. Call them and tell them the kids are looking fine. Ten more shows today . . . I'm tired—bul this job is something I simply have to do and I will return 'knowing I went all out. !: Tell someone to send the boys laler motion pictures. They played one here the other night that was four years old. keep after everyone to get new pictures. The kids Just can't get enough entertainment. * * • . . . Well, it's getting lale And I need sleep. Had a chance lo go to bed early lost night, so started to read a detective story magazine. I fell asleep In the middle of a murder. Love and kisses lo everyone. Your wandering husband, Joe. WARNING ORDER | There is . The defendant, Frances Austin ; York, and a Mclson, is warned to appear in llie^ Chancery Court, Chickasawba Dis- rict, Mississippi County, Arkansas, vithin thirty days and onswer the xmiplaint of the plaintiff, Albert 'oaepli Nelson. Witness my hand, as clerk of his court, anil the seal thereof, on this IHh day of March, 1343. HARVEY MOKRIS, cierk By Doris Muir, D. C. F. C. Douglas Atty. for Plaintiff. (Seal) 3/12-19-2G-4/3 a Brooklyn, a New' Philadelphia, in Bra- Sir Hubert Wllkins visited the Arctic by airplane, dog s le<l and submarine. CHICKASflW West Main Near 21st St. oat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, corns ZAi Continuous ihoirs Sat. and San. Call For SHIBLEY'S BEST At Better Grocers Everywhere. It Bakes Better With Less Shortening. BVY WAR BONDS with what you save! Friday & Saturday Double Feature FIRST FEATURE: 'Showdown' with Hnpalong Cassiday SECOND FEATURE: 'Badlands' with Xoah Betry, Jr. Comedy Serial: "Jungle Girl." Open 7:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Ad m. \\liriiys He and 25o Friday & Saturday lawless Plainsmen' Uiill Charles Siarri'tl ,fc Kussrll Hayrlcn Serial: "Holt of (lie Secret Service" Ch;i[ilcr 15. Selrclcil Shorts Saturday MIDNITE SHOW Slarls 10:45 p.m. Sunday & Monday Tour Wives' with Thf I.ane Sisters & Chudr Rains Universal News Selected .Shorts with Richard Arl™ ft Arlinc .Iiulgc. Sfli'clcii Shorts Sunday & Monday 'Maisie Gets Her Man' with Ann Solhmi ft Red Skcllon s of tlir Shorts Arksoy 29U Seed Soy Beans Rccleancd — In Rulk or Sack $3 Per Bushel, F. 0. B. Dell, Ark. EARL MAGERS Dell, Ark. Phone. 635

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free