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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 10, 1943
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f AGE FOUR! BL.YTHEVILLE, fARK.)' COURIER NEWfl SATURDAY,; APRIL 10, 1043 THE BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NB\VS THE COURllfR NEWS CO. H W HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL P. NORRIS, Editor JAMES A. GATENS, AdverlislDg Malinger GERALDYNE DAVIS; Circulation Manager Sole National Ad\ertts!hg, Representatives: : Wallace Witner Co , .New'. ..York/ Chicago, Dc- trolt, Atlanta, Memphis. _ Fu'n'lished Every Afternoon .Except SuHdajr Entered as second class matter at Hie post- off ire at Bl)lheullc Arkansas, under net'of Con- gte-s, October 9, ISJ7 ^ _ . •••••••• Served bj the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION HATES " By cfinlei iii the city 'o(Blylheritlej 20c per neek, or 85c per monlii. .,,.,.., By pnil within a radius of 5Q miles, $4,00 .per year, J200 fot six mouths, $1.00 for (h'ree iiiotillis; by ninll outside" 50 inile wme $10.00 per year payable in advance. ; Shipbuilding timlcr Prks&iire ^liice the heal weiii on, American shipyauh have done a job for which even 1 Holly wood prcsfi agents wotild have trouble in finding; siiitabio adjee- ' lives. Iii i942 they .acco'mplisliL'tJ the . impossiblej and in Ifld they expect to '' iiio're.thhii d6iii)lc that. President Uoostvelt d'cniandcd 8,000,! Oi)6 toils' of merchant Shipping List year. •••"• Oilr yards gave him 8,(if)0,800 dcad- ! weight, tojis, plus 800 .smaller craft and other vessels delivered to the arin- dd services. •' For', this' yCar the goal, originally set at 10,000,000 toiis, lias been stepped lip to '19,000,000, aiid the Maritime Com- r mission says 20,dOO,00(J can duced if materials arid supplies are • available. , This latter figure alone, without consideration for what British Umpire yards will turn oiil, almost cq'uals the aggr'dt'ate tonnage available to the United Nation's a year ago. Adding the early 1J142 figure to American 19<l2-<18 output gives somewhat iff excess of 50,000,000 Ions, of merchant,, shipping —freighters, (ankers, ore-carriers, etc. That would be highly encouraging but for one thing. While exact figures • " are not available, there is every reason to believe that submarines last year just about offset the enormous :. production of our yards, so that at the' r . end of the year we probably did not •:, Myc much, if any, more tonnage than ';..":..jit. the Beginning. i . '••• .':' "':'••"'.'*".-* '* . '/' Now; presumably sensing that the United Nations must be ghtheriiig their forces iii the Old World to begin the '"^ill-some time this •summer, Hitler lias sent wolf packs of large numbers of modern,, efficient, long-range, strOn'gly armed U-boats over here. From all (hut can be learned, the submarine meiiace along oiir Atlantic coast line ami in the Caribbean is worse. , today than at .any lime since Pearl .Harbor. We can not tell what success . the Nazi tin iish are achieving, because • the matter is strictly hush-hush, • for - reasons which iiiiuiy believe are not valid. We do know that unless Anglo- American strategists have found a defense infinitely more effective thnit ever . before'* we are' bound to lose millions of toils of shipping and cargo; not to men- K lion men, this summer. So while we can hot praise the shipbuilding industry too highly; or give too much credit to the Maritime Commission, we must realize that the Germans are busy, too—and that our best clforts may hot succeed in increasing greatly the tonnage of merchant craft available for winning the war. We can not let down for one eight-hour shift. be the convliiciiiJr answer; lo wlto confuse ideology aiid patriotisfn—wlio assume that nti conservative or 1 ri'iic- tionnry can be a good American, a good Briton, a good Frenchman. Giraml used to be known as a political reactionary. But we caii remember when Winstoii Churchill was tarred with that same brush, and Henry Sliihson. It happens that Girau'd and Churchill and Stimsoii, and millions of other conservatives and even reactionaries, love their countries above all. It would be pleasant if all liberals and radicals would be as broiid (is 1 these right-wingers, and )ny aside their ideologies while we beat Hitler. Unrtdimtcd by Atlantic City's press agent is liii- daiinled by global war. Co'me rationing, come U-boats, conic death on the' African desert, on Palm Sunday, "i(s usual, style experts, escorted by ii squadron of (he city's most photogenic policemen, will single out the 50 best dressed women on the Walk and awiini them with (sic) corsages." A concession to the war is planned; Men in uniform, if accompanying best- drossed co'nlest winners, are to receive cartons of cigarets. Transportation is a key to victory, but week-end crowds indicate that Palm and ICasler Sunday crowds "will e<|ilnl if.not surpass those of peacetime years." Ho, hum. That was a terrible dream we were having about a second World war. Time to wake up. SIDE GLANCES Quality dtid Spirit Economic Minister WiiUlicr Fiiiik rtf tlio RcicH njji'eiiS with most AnU'ritriiiS Hint quality aiiil spirit will wii'i lliix wai- which,'he tokt si gathering of business lenders recently, hits resolved itself into t\ merciless demonstrfilinn of the siirvivnl of tlib fittest. Herr Fmikj speaking for his boss, SchickolKi'iiber, iiieviliibiy was inferring that Germany hns the qiiuiity arid the winning spirit. Otherwise he woiikl' have ii(> head by this time. Hut when 1 Germany did h a v fc Die quality iuid n semblance of the spirit she did not win. That was beCiiiis'e Clreat Hrilaiii—piirticuiarly the English under the Ijlilfc —ami .liilef Kiis'fiia, proved to hiivc a much belter spirit: Now Hie allies also hftv'e the quality',pins the mihibofs and masses wliich Ilcri- Funk (leprccJitcd. Ideology and Patriotism Gch. ilchri tloiiore Gii'.uid ought to COK, mi BY NEA StftVKF. INC: T. M. BtC. U. 6, r/iT.OF!-'. . ' -^ "Yes, sm'hiK'iS'ini.uJily pretty here, espi'diilly when you ' (liink of (hose dtit's Jfi Kurupe toni-Up by bombs!"'.. Reprieve for trie Golden Goose THIS CURIOUS WORLD •SOTHETSAY We hide under {he trees In order to avoid them, aiid the plane's conic right iiiulcr ttie trees after us.—Captured Jap's cpinfhcnt oh U. S. air force in India. * » * We teach American history Ijccaiise we are trying lo find out what we arc and why. History establishes iii the minds of citlrahs the habits without which democracy could not function. —I'rof. Maxwell H. Savellc of Stanford U. t » « Production would sillier,- hot behe'fil, from labor compulsion because (here is no substltutn for the initiative and willing effort of free men. —National Association or'Manufnclur'ers' resolution. * * » There nfc only two reasonable grounds for deferment. Either the government doesn't want a man, or Hie government wants him somewhere else.—Selective Service Director Lewis n. Hcr- shey. * t * We must be certain that a just and durable peace follows the war. We must be o'niiaily certain that America has good and capable leadership after victory—Navy Secretary Prank Knox. ARE NO TWO PLACES ON EARTH TODAY /AORE, opern .sinker." . , • * • •Director Joe Stanley called an niulitloii.for 11 Cockney.type, role tii be filled in . his new Republic fihmislcnl, "Thumbs Up." More timri hyo dozen clors .showed, iij), {lie niiijdrily of tlieiri Eiigliili, Scotcli and Irish. Tlie'y weft asketl it) read tlie iliic, "Ere ymi are—six shoqts.a. tiippciice! Step rlglit. iip iiii'. 'ib ole 'itler right in tlie li'eye lid' 'ear 'iih 'oiler." Tlie foje wris won by Earl Hodsjins, n hiilivc of Ulan! UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT «€.. FIRST Mesj TO DISCOVER. AND RECORD SOUTH6RN CAUFORNfA'S . NATIVE '£,-. WERE OF THE JNTEfUOR, LAND OFFICE, WASHINGTON NtiTitii <)K CI.AlM Notice Is hereby given tiiixt brnih- age District NO. i?, of BiyttieviUe Arkiirisas, lias riled appiicatioi: 086 Is, -O. L. O. series, under secdo'i 4 .of the act, of February 28, Jfi2! (-15 Stat. 1410), to piirciia'se tin NE'/i Sec. 24. T. 15 N., R. 0 E., 5th M., Arkansas. All persons cih'initiig tlie liiiitl Adversely will bC allowed iiiilil Maj ID, 1943, to file in this Office thei objections lo thfe issuance of i patent under the aforesaid ap'pli cation. , (S(:d;) \jool Ca'vid Wolfsoliri •• A.s.sisiaril Cbiiiiiiissibnei 4/iO-i'/-24-5/i- Rcad Courier News want *& 4-H Clitb News New FDR Aide A iiieetihg of the Flat-Lake 4-H Dhili was held Tuesday; with Martin Drown, presiding, there were 8 einb members and two.visitors jresent. The grtitiji snrig "Ahidrich", led >y IjCoha Wltifc, song cajitahi. Eacli of the foiir dlstrltt captains lave n rciwft on the progress -of he group. In (lie community group of which Pansy Miiiiley Ls ^cniijnih tliere ire nine members.; POtir raise poul- try.ils thSir brojiict, three raise pigs, aiid (wo iinve ga'fdeiiing,. sewing, and cooking'eif project. Each inenibe'r is 1 ih'akih'g good' progress on his or her project. In .White.'s groiiji there are two nichibc'rs a'iid bdlii raise po'iil- tiy. ' • • . Iii Doris Brown's gfoiip there are three members.--Two have taken a garden and a pig: - !is ttieli project and the other garden. Iii Lav'eriie Rnmb'o's group there are 10 members'. Two raise.poultry as their project, three raise' pigs, oiie has a calf, and four have giir dens. Each member is milking progress tin "the projects. : After reach captain gave a report oil her group, Miss Cora Lee Cole man, home demonstration agent gave a demonstration 'on victorj Gardens. . Jonathan Daniel 1 ;, former eciittjr of the Haleigh News and Ob- seiver and foimer OCD asslsk- ant director, has been sppoiiu-< eu a fact-hnding administrates assistant to President Roosev'eit. ...FLORIDA SOLDIERS WITH KEARNY'S ARMY OT- THE WEST. COPR. 1»*1 BY I'F* SERVICE. INC. ANSWER: A person who classifies plants and animals. . NEXT: Learning irnrn the dumb animals. In Hollywood • SEgJAL.STORY . DARK JUNGLES BY JG)HN G. FLEMiMG & LOIS EBY COPVRIGHT; (Oil,- I NEA SERVICE. INC' f;rin STOrtYi Allison fltif JElrl; ii* <>fT to (;untemillaj riiii her frMNefV* chicle pthnfa-: Fi6I > irlt id B* ERSKINF, JOHNSON NKA Stuff Corrcspnnilcnl 'i'bday's War heroes arc fast becoming the heroes of- tomorrow's screeiifare. Latest addition to the growing list- of stories bout war herotfs is U. S. S. Sulliviins," a film based on the life story of the five Sullivan brothers who lost their Jives last (all in the battle oi the Solomons. It's n thrill-packed story gleaned from tlie news and as timely and as curro:;!. as the latest com- munique from the battle fronts. No (ictloii writer could improve on it. Already in production or about to reach the camerns are "The Story of Dr. Wnsscll." "Torpedo Squadron 8," "The Life of Eddie Hicken- bnckcr." "The incredible Earl of Suffolk" and "They Were Expendable.-" And ns more heroes are made, Hollywood undoubtedly will remake llieiri into stirring celluloid. Universal studio scared the wits out of moviegoers 19 years ago and Out Our Way By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hooplc hauled $5,000,000 into the bosoffice with Ihc first Of Die screen's, horror pictures. "The Phantom of the Opera." Now it's bclnc re-made, with Claude IJaiiis in (he Lon Chancy role, Nelson Eddy as the singing hero aiid Suznnnn Foster in the Mary Philbln character. Tills time, however, it lias beeii lifted out of the horror department into the more refined category of psychological drama. Interesting that most of the action in the new version is being filmed on the original opera ct. Universal studio has used tlie Id set, with minor remodeling, in lindreds of pictures during tlie last 0 years. ilEN'S C1IOICU The answer lo what kind of a rcss men like will lie worn by Irene )unne for a sceiic witli Spencer ['racy in "A Guy Named Joe." "racy buys II for her in the picture ind the star. Director Vic Fleming. Vard Bond and Van Johnson help- id supervise its construction. It's >luc, Ihc shoulder drop a la outh- •rn b'cllc, the waist is fitted, the ikiit is long and full and it rustics. SHUT UP AMD TWT KEY AMD LET ME IN, r e&AD,< WERE'S NO P1LUM& THE A\£\\sj A9.T TOSS |M (X COM .vt GOES UP WE FLUE.' 5- BVV WORE SO UTTLE ST5AM. THE BOILER TUfv WHEW I TOOT Tt^ WHISTLE, TH&. BOAT STOPS.' tow about It, gentlemen? Hollywood met a problem the other day and. as usual, solved it. Character actor S. Z. Sakall plays Sonja rime.' Henic's father in "Winter Tlie script writers figured I would only be natural for Sonja's cinematic father to Ice skate almost ns well as his daughter, so they wrote in a skating sequence for pappy. But Sakall has never worn a >air of ice skates In his life. What lo do? Director John Brahain met the problem by a milior alteration in the script. Sakall does a little loo much drinking just before lie goes on the ic?. VEItSATlI.F, JI1DGKT jerry Austin, a midget playing the dwarf Cupid on vole in "Saratoga Trunk." has Hollywood chuckling over his versatilily. The role has many dramatic scenes. "Drama," says Jerry, "is my dish. I was on liroadway with the Barrymorcs.' 1 U also 'has considerable comedy. "Easy," smiles Jerry, "I starred in my own comedy skit for years." There's n scene which requires him to dnnce, "Nothing to it,'' flipped Jerry. "My vaudeville net Included JIBK fried niniiy H dl3iiiihd<>. .her. A 11 [ w n ii anTrri Bnfry'n jiff- by acrt'iiliifrip a Tlhrn- Inp iyheii H.niittycr nftnctcM ijiri >tlfh a knife. . Itnrf.v . keep* l*i hlmxelf <|ii Hhlphoard. Aliinon a*£" n prpleii. 4o «ee him Nfrfore, fpie ahlp ilcH'kn nt I'dtrin BarrlfiM; Iliirrj- III IrileftnJlMl ^th<-K ike ^ii'tffrM 1t> i^troiLiirc hlin to Il#- iinldit; hrr fnflirr'H nttf>rney. who hilH n tilde hcfjunlnlnnCR In (iniiilc* ma\h. * * * ^ JUNGLE "TRAIN"' CHAPTER VI - , . . T"iiE sliri was coloring everytliirig ^yilli n rosy lint as Allison and •ry came dowri the harrow The wharf was piled ivilh solid walls of bales arid rha- liogariy iumber. Waterproof canvas bags Of chicle were.liiied in even rows., bark-skinned natives, their broad backs glistening with sweat, were laughing as they worked. Winding his way through . this crowded, .boisterous scene Allison saw a tall, dark man, approaching in a perfect; IHting fresh linen sriit. His white teeth gleamed os lie smiled his welcome. Iii one sweeping motion he topic lli.c.pnnn-. ma hat from his head ami bowed \vitii formal dignity. "Miss Topping," he said in perfect English. "Most welcome to Guatemala." Allison shifted her eyes from the stranger to Barry. "Mr. nciuildo Armado, I'd like you" to .meet a friend of mine from the Slates, Mr. Barry Fielding." For an instant Hcnaldo's eye narrowed as he looked sleadily a I3nrry. "You, too, are interested in the chicle business?" Allisoii thought she caught a look of relief cross Rcnnldo's face ivhen Barry answered gdodna tuiedly, "Hcavbh forbid! I'll leavi flic chewing gum business to Alii .'on and slick io my mining." "You are a rhining engineer?' Renaldo asked. "Thai's right." ficnaido offered his arm to Al lison, saying nt the same time "Shall we go lo the cafe now We can talk there more comfort nbly.' The sun was pouring down lik soldcn molasses and little puffs o while dusl rose from the stree A short half block arid Ron.ild stopped in front of a small whil plaster building with a dozen urn lirolla-covefcd sidewalk. (ablcs olong th "Hero we are!" Rennldo an nounccd and drew back a bambo< dancing." Came a scene lh.1t called . ehnir for Allison The three sa for him lo sing. .Icrry sang in a down and suddenly three cups o melodious baritone. "Nothing lo it," steaming coffee appeared befor he said. "My father was rv eraiid them. "The waiters Her6 must b£ psy- iie!" Barry ffririned; "Th'ey kho'w wh'en Renaldo jmes it means coffee.and quick!" Tlie dark-man flashed r. smile.. "I want yoiir, stay- here to" be oit pleasant, Miss Topping. . I hotight a gre'at deal 'of your ither, yoU kriow, arid.anything I an do' for you will be an honor o me.- I h'a'vc reserved the best doiii in the hotel—^yciu will like there." • " • • , ' ' t LLISON looked u litlld puzzled. "• "That will he' all right for to- igh't biit after that I'll'be'staying t my plantation." Rehaido smile'd patiently. "1 was just getting to that. . . . 'ou see it is jiist as I wrote you— whole idea of a young woman unning a. chicle plantation is fan- -istic, The .dangers; are great and ie discorrif6rl5 are b'eyorict de- cHpjton.. Frhfikly, t didn't think oti would even come. Then \yhen got your letter i decided maybe was for the best that yoti sec or.yourself." Rerialdo had finished pdaking he lurried fa Barry. "Mr.. Fielding her* is familiar vitli this' country. I'm sure he vill bear out wh'at I Say.' Barry's face was a perfect study n I-told-you-sp. "I've been Miss Topping the same Ihing ever since ve left New York,but she seems o have her own ideas. I think a trip to (he plahtatioh vill be., more convincing thai: vords," Renaldo said Shortly. There was a determiried set to Allison's jaw as she said, "I slit lank" Ml like it." • Barry lit a .fresh cigarct am illed back iii his chair. "Are yoti fsmiiiar with the Quiche country?" he dskcd o: Rcnaldd. "As familiar as anyone can be wifhoul being a Quiche. They ar< strange tribe, you know." "Yes, I was reading about them oh the way down How, in the 16th century, lo protect triemselye from the ravages of AtvaVado' Ir6pps, they devised a blood oatl and swore never to mingle will any other tribe." "The oath goes-hittch fating Ihah that," Renaldo ;expls|«.e< "They will hbt xist ahythitig* : tria they h*v&.not fashioned with the! own h»nds. Nothing in thi of modern irhpleriientii has used arh'orin Uie tribe for over.SfX! yeati As t«oh member 'of th tribe ilirilris the »|e of 12, tii blood tfath ii admirilst*fed. Thtj cannot be bribed, as th*y rliy> n use for. frioriey or wbtidly, giodds The p*fitilty for any volition o drew a map froth''• tils' coat pockel and unfolded it.on e lable. Tracing reel pencil lines ith his finger lie said. "My com- nriy has spent years g'atlio'kngj- ita on the cinnabar deposits b!6\v"rt ere and from what icatlired, in- jrmafion they have been able; to et, the deposits lie in this inpun- in range." , . _ _ "Nobody really knows," Renaldo -:V aid, "except the Quiches th>?m= elves. Tlie location of the mifiea one of their rhost guarded •'Se^ •ets. They use a prirhitive hietKoa ! getting Quicksilver from the 6fe- rid I suppose they don't scrdfcHt ie surface as far as what (fife" lines could really produce." . TJritil Ihc war nibsl mining en^ ifieers had prnclic'ally abandoned ie idea of ever getting ihto.-itiia iiihlry—but that was wiiile Spain ill could produce enough. qiiicK-" iver lo supply the world's ina'r- et," Barry said. 'I know," Renaldo answered. And now with every one of your irplanes and tanks having a radio et, quicksilver has suddenly be- ofhe vilal. I heard tile same story; nly months ago frdm'.fiil-r ther rriinirig engineer w|id h'adi eeii sent down from tlie States.'* 'That was .Matthews,''' Baffjf aid.., "Tell rrie, did you also rricet iaii? lie canie down two iiiohlfiJ !P," . ,. ' & Renaldo shook his head. "No. v Bul I have been inland on the ilanlation since. He probably went >y another route into Quiche coun- ry. There are many Irails, .riohe 'ery safe." •• .- : "Oh, Barry knows how dnngefr- HIS everything is down here!" Alison murmured wickedly. . , I will do all f can for you, Rerialdo said. "But that mighl bfr t little help. A note to the chi« i-ill gain you an interview, but :m afraid nothing will come of it. . riiere are millions to be made if anyone could gain access to the mines. It has been tried many tines but no one has ever sue- . ceeded." . •'-. •. '• I will appreciate that. ... And [will need a guide and interpreter. You know someone who spenks the language?" , : • "Yes. i will have someone heni ; in lile morning, but dor't say what '. your mission is or you will get no, ' oiie to gd with you. We will start for the plantation at suh-up," R<- rialdo said pleasantly. "It is better to get under the cover of the jungle before Ihe sun gets (00 i high." ' ., \ 'Is there a train tliat '»M» j tliefe?" Allison asked.. ^ . •, ; Senaldo laughed softly. ; ' : "Yes, senorita, a train—a- of tiiules.'

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