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. JJLYTHEVILLE (ARKJ, COURIER, NEWS r SATURDAY, MAY 22,-1043. THE BLY'fHEVILL^ COURT** NEWS THE COURU* NEWS* CO.', H. W. HAINHB, PUWtehtr - " '• SAMUEL P. NOR1H8, Editor JAMES A. OATENS, Advertising Manager GKRALDYNE DAVIS, CltCUUUon Manager Bate National Adwrttetaf R«j>t*«enteUv«i: Wallace Witner^CfV.Ntw York/ Cbfca*o, D*. trblt, Atlanta, Memphis. published Every Alttrneoo Etetpt Sunday Entered as second "cUM matter at the post- «fllce at BlythevlRe, Arkansas, under »ct of Centre*,'October 8, WIT.'Y Served by the United Prert. SUBSCRIPTION: RATES By carrier In the city ol Blytheville, 90o per 'week, or 85c per month. By mill, within a radius of 80 mlle«, MM per ' war $200 for six months, »100 for three monthi; by mall outside 50 mile 'tone 11000 per yew payable In advance. ' Something New Added The Geimans nre being rttisaur'ed about the shipping situation | with a fict of figures that may or may,not be po- curate, so far as it goes. They are told that the allies had 53,800,000 tons-of shipping when the war started, out)of which 30,400,000 toiis.hus been 1 sunk and 2,500,000 tons definitely disabled. This would leave 20,90^,000 (pns available to the United Nations. • _ l But how about the 8,'000,p60 tons built in the United States last year? How about a few 'millions built>/England, Scotland, Caiula, Auslritlia V • Conceding the liasic Nazi estimates, if we do, their subs still hiwe at lekst 50 per cent m6re allied shipping to handle than Hitler's propagandists care to mention. voted lo the ideal ot getting'all ^they'can grab through I he indulgence of lit. Roosevelt nnd yelling for 1 - more, ' 'i ,, nut, us Brother dreen lias explained, although affiliated unions nre expected-to adhere to. the Bcnernl policies of the AFL., they have "autonomous powers to deal with their own peculiar problems." This Is the high principle which cn- nbles the Joe Fays and,the Jlm.Boves to enjoy, nil the benefits of representation by a powerful national labor lobby, but, forbids Brother-dreci] to do more than deplore the frequent revelations thai ninny federation unions "are rotten .with racketeering mid'other forms of corruption. * » •» - ,..''. Brother Lewis, .then, would, rejoin .the AFL. wllh iiulommioiis powers, arid could be expected to make full use of Ihetn, since -liUf problems nre nothing If not peculiar. And no doiibl "unity of labor," (o which - he Is so devoted, would become n llviuu renllly—that Is, if .Brother Lewis stayed with the federation long enough to help whale the Inr out of his other old friends and former comrades In the CIO. • —Memphis J'ress-Sclmltar. pnbUcatkra In thk column «f •dltortali -Mn other nempapen do« not nactnarny MMB endoraement but Is an actoowliimiam f* a»- Urat to the sub]eeU Old Home Week This hns been' n wonderful week for the American Federation ol Labor. The International \lce presidents of two of its big unions—Joe Fay, of the Opeiatlng Engineers and Jim Bove pf the Hod Carriers—were Indicted in New York on charges of'extortlrtg $703,000 from contractors on a city water project. And John L Lewis knocked for. readmlsslon to that wing of Ihe house of labor, which, for ( the better^parl of eight years, he did hh utmost, ^.demolish. '-^ > ' i ; .•^-"Troubles', asrtjvitilnm Green may be reflecting, never come singly. At least, we seem lo detect R certain restraint in Brother Green's enthusiasm 'as he prepares lo welcome home ,lhe wanderer whom, not long ago, the AFL announced it ''wouldn't touch with a 10-foot pplc." Brother Green, perhaps,- has not entirely forgotten tlmt among the more affectionate terms applied to him by Brother Lewis in recent Jrca'rs were "pusillanimous ingrate" and "traitorous renegade," * » * ' • There are, it is said, certain questions to be ironed out before Brother Lewis, his •ImU-rhllUon ' or so coal miners, and his heterogeneous array of dairy farmers, cosmeticians, chemical workers, construction workers, etc., In District 60 of the TJMW arc absorbed Into the federation. There are, Indeed. And not the least of them, •so far as Brother Green is concerned, may well 1 be whether Brother Lewis means' to be absorbed or lo absorlJ—whether his amiable intent Is not . to toss Brother Green out an-his pious ear nnd install himself as supreme high 'ruler of tlio AFL. * .'• « » There arc other questions.i The;, federation has just reaffirmed its undying fidelity, lo the no-slrlke pledge made lo President Roosevelt titter Pearl Harbor. Brother Lewis has denounced the pledge and the President, and 41''.the moment is holding over Ihe government Ihe Ihrcat of n paralyzing coal strike unless lie is permitted to destroy the War Labor Board. Shrewd observers believe that he and Brother "Big Bill" Hwtche- son of the Carpenters—who has forgiven If 'not forgotten that the fact that Brother Lewis punched his head 'nt a federation convention In 1935—hope to lend the augmented AFL into the Republican Party in 19*4. The aims pf Brother Lewis would appear to be somewhat incompatible with those of Brother Green and his associates who remain cic- 1 lew To The Line , The conl crisis appears to be back where It was a fortnight ago. Secretary fckes continues to operate the mines on behalf of the United Slates Government, John Lewis hns once more graciously consented to permit the members 01 his union.to work In ^hc nilnes—for a two-week period of grace. Anil the War Labor Board remains sealed unhappily on the sidelines, like n wallflower, wondering when Mr. Lewis will ask 'it lo dance. In hh telegram to John Lewis seeking assurance lhat coal mining would be uninterrupted, Mr. Tckes expressed the hope llmt "the way will .be open for Immediate collective bargaining conference. 1 ;." Mr. Lewis' liopc, expressed in reply, was that Mr. Ickcs would "instruct the coal operators of the Industry to forthwith engage in collective bargaining .conferences." • Neither of these hopes Is shared by this newspaper. On tho contrary, It seems lo us lhat Ihe lime for collective bargaining expired when the War Labor Board assumed jurisdiction over the dispute. This board has explicitly instructed the operators not lo proceed with collective bargaining until bolli parties arc ready to accept Us auspices. There is nn good rcnson to supjiost thai collective bargaining would be any more fruitful now than it was before. John Lewis' Instability docs not appear to have Increased. And the operators are apparently determined to concede nothing unless compelled to do so. The War Labor Board was established to meet precisely thLs sort of situation. It Is high time for it. lo start functioning. It 1ms at its disposal all the essential facts of the case. If John Lewis wants lo recognize its authority and conic before It to argue for his side, well and good. If he does not, the board Is perfectly capable of reaching an equitable decision without him. That decision should be reached as promptly as possible, : and 4Ihc coal dispute ishouid' be "settled In accordance wlllr it; , The maintenance of the WLB's authority, ns we have pointed oul before, Is the prime Issue in llils caso. We are glad that Mr. Ickes, In his subueiiucnt letter to LewU, took care to reo'f- nrm lhat authority. If Ihc board should be bypassed in this particular situation, It might as well be burled. And burled along with it will be labor's no-strike pledge. For other labor lenders will not be content lo petition peaceably for redress of their grievances' If they see Lewis' strong-arm tactics win results. The . War Labor Board must proceed to iacUdecisively on this cast! at once, and its decision must be unecmlv- ocably upheld with the lull power of Ihe Federal Government. — Washington Post. " '"*'' . ' ."" ™" " ' '1'j' 1 ' '"••• fi :i V*M&£=1 '»$ '•' ^^-~* * Ever See My Stamps, Winnie? L,"Well, 1 1 never Ilioiiylit iny kid sister would lake my i>|nc<« i twhcu.rctilislcd—i used I o lliink this .work .was pretty j > roitKli!" , ' THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByttWUm Ft ] CHEESE ONCE TURNED THE TIDE IN A NAVAL. BATTLE BETWEEN SOUTH AMERICAN SHIPS/ THE COMMANDER, CAPT. COE, FINDING MIS . AMMUNITION CONE, STARTED FIRING . , HAGD ADMIRAL BROWN, BRAZILIAN COMMANDER) THINKING SOME NEW DEADLY WEAPON WAS BEING USED, TURNED HIS SHIP AND FLED. SPONGES ARE ...HENCE, GLASS A\ANUB4CTURERS USE GREAT QUANTITIES Of THEM FOR. CLEANING /var GLASS/ CCPR. WJ BY MEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. RCG. U. S. PAT. OfF, IN A TAIL SPIN. DOES A PLANE FALL SVOff FIRST. O NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the Stale of Arkansas for n penult, lo sell beer at retail at Main St., Manila, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he Is" a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license lo sell beer by the undersigned hns been revoked wtth- In five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relating to the sale of alcoholic liquors. J. B. IAMB. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21 day of May, 1943. (Seal) Oscar Alexander Notary. Public. My commission expires 3-14-1945.' , 5-22-43 NOTICE Notice is hereby given Hint the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State 61 Arkansas for a permit to sell beei nt retail al Main Slrcet, Dell, Mis sissippi County. The undersigned slate.s Jhat hi Is a citizen of Arkansas, of gooi moral character, that he has neve been convicted of a rclony or othe crime involving moral turpitude that no license to sell beer by th mlssloner of Revenues of the State f Arkansas for.a permit.to sell eer at retail at. 707 Chickiisawba, llythovlllc, Mississippi County. The undersigned slates that he s a citizen of Arkansas of good noral character, that he has never men convicted of a felony or olh- r crime involving moral lurpi- »;de; lhat no license to sell beer iy the undersigned has been re- 'okccl within five years last past; md lhat the undersigned has never been convicted of vioialing the aws of Ihis Stale or any other ilate, relating to the sale of alco- 10] ic liquors. ELBERT HUFFMAN. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of May, 1943. (Seal) w. M. Williams. My. commission expires July II, IMG. 5-22-43 mother, and lakes llio best of carj of her brood. This morning I was out in thJ chicken yard feeding some " biibj chicks I have, when I spied nil old yellow hen on a nest, witll three or four of her chicks in IhJ nest witli her, fom of them perchl crt across front of the nestl and the others on the ground do by. I wondered what- she was iiiK on the nest, but I did nol wonder long, for after n while shl came off (lie nest and she had laid a nice large egg, about which sh| made very little fuss. Then shij went on' about her business o| locking nrier her brood. Sincerely, . Mrs. diaries S. Baggett. NOTICE OF UMNO OK APPLICATION • FOR LIQUOR PERMIT. Notice is hereby " given • that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the Stale of Arkansas fcr permit tp sell and 'dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on' the premises described "as 432 West Ash ' Street, Blytheville, Arkansas. '-' ' Application is for permit to lie issued for operation beginning on the first day of July, 1943 and to expire on the 30th day of • June 1944, as prescribed by Bulletin dated January 1, 1938 and Supplemental Regulation No. IB effective •SO THEY SAY • There;must b'e no bitterness in thn reconstructed world. No matter what we have undergone and suffered, we must try to forgive those who Injured us and remember, only the lesson gained thereby— Madame Chiang Kai-shek. » * « If when victory Is won we nre to justify democracy and the faith In freetlom which hns sustained n s through the struggle of this terrible war, we musl be able lo satisfy social justice in terms of proper physical bask of life.—British Laboritc M. P. Arthur Greenwood. * * • Research is almost all failure.—Charles p. Keltcring, General Motors vice president in charge of research. * • • We have not yet won Mils war and we must not withhold nny human effort In fighting it. —President Roosevelt. ANSWER: Nose first, with the tail in a spinning motion. NEXT: Freaks from "down nnder." In Hollywood ;.-. BY KHSKINE JOHNSON ; NEA Slatf Correspondent "For Whom the Bell Tolls" is mck Into production following its !lrst .preview. Studio Is building up Pablo's (Akini Tamiroff) dramatic, sccilcs . . . Martha Lnnc, eldest of the Lane sisters, is working in a local defense plant and may be followed by Lola and Leota . . . Hunlx Hall's wife, Elsie Anderson, Is making her film debut In "The Animal Kingdom" now former Dead End kid tlmt in the the service. Incidentally, the toughest of the Dcnd End kids, Leo Gorcey, Is 4F . . . Hollywood Victory Committee and U. S. O. Camp Shows arc going western. All the top sage- bush stars, led by Roy Rogers, and his nag, Trigger, have been set for army camp tours this summer. Producer Hob Fellows is paging football conch Slip Madignn to piny himself for [lie scene in "The Iron Major" in which Pat O'Drlcn, ns Major Frmik Cavanagh, loses Ills eyc.slghl during a football game between jpordhnm and St. Mary'. . . Brian Donlevy Is having trouble pronouncing his characte name In "America," too. It's Steve Uangosbiblichek . . . Latest prid and joy of M-G-M is Fred Brady As a rcsidt of his work In "Heaven ly Music," a short subject, he' been cast, opposite Lucille Ball i "Meet Hie People" . . . First mo tion picture lo be dedicated to it author will be "Lassie Com Home". Metro's technicolor do slory. Foreword Is devoted to Capt. Eric Knight, who died in a plane crash shortly after the film was completed. * * • RIVAL SONGBIRDS Three studios arc paging Maria Palmer as a result of her work in "Mission to Moscow". She's Holly- undersigned has been revoked with- I n five years last past; and thai, lie undersigned hns never been olivictcd of violating the Inws of his stole, or any other state, renting to the sale of alcoholic if]nor. • H. BREWSAUGH. Subscribed and sworn to before ne this 21st day of Mny, 1943.s (Seal) J. Nick Thomas, Notary Public. My commission expires Fehy. 1st, IS 4 5. 5-22-43 NOTICE Notice. Is hereby given that the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply lo the Coin- July 10, 1937. L. E. SHIBLEY. 5-22-43 • LETTERS TO ' THE EDITOR 509 Chickasawba Blythevllle. Ark. Editor, Courier News Dear sir: I have a lien that is rcall "speeding up production." She just a common old yellow hei and has n dozen chicks about ha frying size, siie is a very devote Time Keeper Knew Nomura SAN PRANCrSCO (UP) — Rraij dm Ira I Boris P. Doudoroff, 01, ic Imperial Russian neet wl oin a launch attached the mine; iat blew up the Japanese shiu ai-Yen in the Russo-Japanese.wai^ which Japanese Admiral Norn ra was aboard as n lieutenant, ow doing his bit at the presend •nr us 11 timekeeper at tlic p Joshuaf tairy Won Works here, \vhicU are! oing war contracts. Admiral !Dou-l oroff says he knew Admiral Noni-l later at Tokyo and that hej ould promise anything and forget] '; immediately nfterwnrds.with the) nine ease that he talked peace tq 'ecrctnry of Stnte Hull while tlid laps were attacking pearl Harbor! •Cash' Box Held Eggs ' LOS ANGELES (UP)— Bandltf :ivcd at, pistol point a box, pre-| sumably containing the day's cash! •eceipts, which Mr. and Mrs. Ralph! Llcci were carrying home froiif .heir florist shop for the evening! But the box contained only, eg which, with a ceiling price on them could hardly have had ^nuch va except, on a black market. ^m^^^mmmmmmmm^r^m^m^^m Swearengen & Co] SPOT COTTON BROKF.E8 BlytheTillf, Ark. • SERIAL,STORY •, WAAC BY LORETTE COOPER . NEA SERVICE. INC. Out Our Way By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hoople NOT HURT WISH I AFLfVSVA ON THIS SN5\P6- I'U. BTE A& POPULAR A<=, MUMPS/;-'! HOPE NO PERISCOPES SPOT ME CRX)(&tN<& ~ INTO A 8OOK«£ PARLOR. CU11E WOULD T WOULD THEY U< MOW EO 6^ POLISHED AND REFINED , TH& ATMOSPHERE IS A9> LOFTY AND TRfxMaOIL AS A wood's, Inlcst. rnve . birds Betty Ilutton Rival song- and Dottle Lainour are doing their best acting on the set of "And the Angels Sing" away from Ihe camera—acting nice to each other. The roof of the stage probaby will blow off nny minute. Why all the shouting about protecting Columbia's "Cover Olrls" from the Hollywood wolves? Five of Ihc ladies arc married . Most honest-to-gosh drama of Ihe week: French aclress Madeleine ]be Bean slapping Marcel Dnlion, . as per script of "The Night Is Ending" . . . Marlhn Raye will sing her own song in "Three Jills In a Jee>"It's a comedy number lltled "I Was Gyped in a Jeep." • • • ARDKNT ADMIRF.HS When sub-deb admirers of George Raft become too ardent, he cools them oft, we hear, by showing of] photographs of his grnndson . Bddie Jaffc says the old Hollywooc line, "I can get you a screen lest,' has been changed lo, "I know i foreman at, Lockheed" . .. Next in vesligation of the Truman commit tee will center around a Hollywood executive's Fascist leanings. Tonlo Sclwart Is being promotec fnster In Hollywood's make-belicv Ware than any actor in the ren one. He was a buck private li "Edge of Darkness," a lieutenant in "North Slar" nnd now he's n mnjo in "Thousands Shall Fall." Stonvi nclh Onrtfr, l» Mnjor Hrlt JnokaoiT* «lllr<T Barrajto Itnltixm hntmllnn h kHHtd. Informnlltiu lcnk« aro amnprettd. Hhortlrnflpr tfcemynte- rluu. I.lla. Dnnlim nnd k<r com- pnntt>n. Kick Milt*, make » tat'ti vorla»t Inc. i>Tcred »!»•- Hrlf I>nnpr1»c!« «»» «•- lltlk l« "I"" ""•!«* and hoik are nm'rrrmonlounlr tkrnnn la,to 1»« a»y plane. It <«kt» •«. \ * * * •' ''* «4i. , I ALMOST FREE ' ^ ^ : '~ 'CHAPTER xu "OETH'S and Brit's heads were f* close together. ' "You're wonderful," Brit sam. "I would just think you were trying to be spiteful about Lita. I did think that, for a few seconds He stopped as another bump rolled them apart, then back together. ,"I should have taken into account the possibility that they'd have someone else with them. It's such an obvious thing—a Japanese who can 'fly n plane, and who comes •along to make certain the inter. national double-crossers dont re- 1 double-cross-that I just didnt .think of it." „ What will they do with us7. pear to be a Jap ship, and it wouldn't look like a military ship I got taken in, I'm afraid," "You did nol," Belli defended "You acted just as an officer shoulc act. You did everything that i appeared in your best judgmen should he done. He smiled. "Thanks for the encouragement. It helps . . . a-liltlc. The thing now is to figure a way lo get out of this mess." "We'll be missed." "In the morning," he countered. "Besides, what good will that do? There isn't a plane on the island. They were to come later. I h j ntcntlcd to do . ven if there were, would it help Brit insisted. "What was it?" Belli, lowered her voice until it vas hardly audible. • "Bril," she snid, "can you htarq me?" "Yes, why?" he replied. "Then start talking to me . • ,'j about anything. I have a plan.-/ Only . . . keep tnlking." •{ He was silent a moment. Then, lie humored her. t "Yon .know, I never wanted to • call you Lieutenant from the first moment I saw you, Beth," he said. "I wanted to call you by] your first name." , .-/ Ho paused. —.1 "Keep talking," Beth said. '. "It's nice to take orders from you," Brit said. "You know, I like you ..." She rolled deliberately as close < ns she could. She IriW with a su- e situation any for one \o fol- TJ RI T JACKSON felt a i w us? That would only throw 15 corf t , ]at hcld nis v ore lives after ours." „»„„,» ^.mtinnprf it. tug on th« wrists. Ha -,,,,, . u ,, i almost mentioned it. Then th« They lurched nport as the old , t , registered on his brain.-. lane took a particularly violent {™ oil. When they rolled back to- jj c hf ,, d as slca(ly as he could, ether, they had been shaken and , rie(! (o cxlen ^ n i s arms back- round considerably. Beth's arms %vai .j_ j3 D th grasped tho cord be- ; were bruised— her bonds did not i wccn her teclh, and worked along llow her lo brace herself, and she it unlil shc go t ( o (h c knot. Sho oiled at the will of the elements. colll(} not se0i an d though htr Beth asked. "Take us to some Japanese Courlw WMt Adi. base," Brit replied. "There's prc* ably one within a lew hour* h '"But this'plane .., it'» not Japanese." "Anything can be Japanese. . n mailer of f-icl, this is an obsoiew •eaplaiK?, t'jilt in America. I don .think it dates back to the flr around-the-world flight, but • igoes almost that far. The Japi Undoubtedly dug it out — (K "* perhuman effort to brace herself so that the bumpiness of the ride i would not interfere with what'S The lurch had turned Brit so ( 0 |d ], cr ;„ general the con- hat he no longer laced her. She | formation of the knot, she found vos looking into the middle of it difficult to find any looped por- his back. Her eyes saw the- way u ori o { the cord that she couki puU he bonds pulled his wrists lightly | f rec _ . Finally sho grasped one of the' ogelher, The plane lurclied again. Theh cops . she held onto it tlghttr. bump was another hard one. Beth am i W orke<J it a fraction of an. was thrown against Bfit, and she | mcn loose. The man who tied thaf .hought for a moment her iad been knocked loose. Wl \ s \^ 0 Japanese, and sh«n had to admit lhat he knew, hit* "It's a rough tide, Lieutenant," [cordage. Brit said. I Now she was making pri 'Do you wpposojv.-. ?'^ Beth I Ono more tug and the questioned. "' " would be untied. Just as "What?" • was about to take another grip « "Nottikw." The idea that had the cord with her teeth and a come into Beth'i mind was to bold that lug, she heard the comp that ahe dared not utfer it aloud, ment door being opened. « "You started, to aay somcUiing," I ^^.^ (To Be nm\i*m*iv,

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