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Blytheville, Arkansas
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TAGS FOUB BLTTHBVILLB, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL M, 1943" THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, > ,'H, W. HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL P. N ORRIS, Editor • JAMEB'A. GATENS, Advertising Manager GERALDYNE DAVIS, Circulation Manager iole~Natlonal Advertising Representatives: (TaUace Witner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit,'Atlanta, Memphis. Nelson h Right Published Every' Afternoon Except Sunday, Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served-by-the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city of Blythevllle, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By rhall, within a radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per yett $200 for six months, $1.00 for three months; b/ mall outside 50 mile zone 510.00 per year payable In advance. Why. Start With Aliens? "'"Agriculture Department agencies are bringing Bnhahmns to the United States to help solve our 'form labor problem, Mexicans have bceii imported, foFwork in the. Southwest, for more than a year now. II is proposed to recruit Jamaicans. -There, is no objection to those .steps in" themselves. But one wonders why we'are going to; Mexico and to British Caribbean islands for farm help before we even try to utilize tens of thousands of jobless American citix.cns in Puerto Rico. At latest reports there were 300,000 unemployed jibaros down thelire, and we have'been spending well in excess of §25,000,000 a year out of the federal treasury—in addition to remitting all insular contributions to national income—to relieve the most pressing rnisery' on 'the island. Donald Nelson speaks sound sense when he opposes establishment of an •independent agency to represent civilian interests in wartime, lie concedes, that consumer interests have not been adequately safeguarded, and promises to see that (hey arc given powerful representation. But he says, correctly, that 11 separate bureau would cut diagonally across all existing war agencies and would result in complete chaos. The problems of supply—materials, transportation, prices, manpower, plant utili/ation—are one and indivisible. Two-thirds of our troubles in this war have come from divided responsibility —one agency butting its head against another and both being tripled by a third and a fourth mid'a fifth. We need an even more unified control. If that agency is not intelligent enough to protect the civilian economy, the fault is with the agency and not with the principle of unity. • Bolivar Pagan, Puerto Rican delegate to Congress, says that 100,000 of his people could be sent up here to help relieve the manpower shortage. Most of them would be agricultural workers. " Charles Goldsmith, Department of Labor, representative in Puerto Rico, says the island could supply a minimum of 20,000 skilled and .semi-skilled workers I'or industry—he'has 1 case records Covering that number of mechanics, railroad laborers, ronndhoiisemen, ear- Centers, and similar skills—and a greatly number of cane cutters, citrus work- Ira and agricultural Yield hands. ; George Cross of the War Manpower Commission says we could bring a large number of skilled and farm workers, .and could pay them from two to three timesVhat they would earn in Puerto r Rico if they'.had jobs there. ;; Nevertheless, we are going after Ba- hanians and Jamaicans, who suffer from every . natural disability alleged against Puerto Ricans. * * * They have similar economic, social and racial backgrounds. They must leave or could bring their families, exactly like Puerto Ricans. They arc r.c- customecl to ycar-'round climatic Ijiilmi- ness and will not like our colder weather. Moreover,; they,arc aliens, for whose welfare we have no legal or moral obligation. The Puerto Ricans arc citizens, and them we must support. We can keep the; Puerto Ricans on relief, while we import Bahilmans and Jamaican:;, or we can give jobs to the Puerto Ricans first, reduce relief cosls, relieve 'overcrowding and chronic starvation in i/uerto Rico, train these backward brothers in our more progressive methods and generally improve; their condition. ' Probably, in the end, we shall need all the men we can gel from all those sources. But why start with aliens? Why not give American citizens the first break V Six Wives—All-ai-Once A University of London philosopher, Dr. C. 1C. M. Joad, has admitted in print that he would like to have several wives, lie wants one to go out to dinner with', another to cook for him at home, one to attend him to church and another to play games with him, one to mother him find another to make love to. It is no news that Dr. Joad would prefer a different woman for each of these uses. Millions of men have had similar ideas. The news is that the good professor has nerve to tell about his desires in print unless—could'this be possible?—he now has not even one wife to resent aspersions upon her ability to satisfy. Gracious Gesture Wisconsin is to be congratulated on Uin generous instinct of its legislature in voting to return battle (lags cap- lured in the Civil War from Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas and South Carolina regiments. We are all Americans now, and have been' for decades. The action of the Wisconsin solons is a fine gesture to emphasise the complete unity of our people. * SO THEY SAY _ A world, only half educated can only be half free. I am convinced that education for democracy throughout the world must somehow be achlevco'ir Ihc world is not to sulfcr generation after generation from ever more destructive war.s. — U. S. Education Commissioner Dr. John \V. Studebakcr. not yet won, but none of us f.s the final result.— King Hankon direct cm-selves toward problems now.— Gov. nois. H. Gieen of Give a Lift to the New War Loan SIDE GLANCES 40RE FOP ,,^/i MORE FOR Of* NOTHNGIXXJ OUGHT To SEE tHEUMOOUR Gosh, Maisy, Bill hasn't got a dale—I hope you won t mind if he t;if<s along will) us!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD Mary" in Jimmy Cagney's film. "McLcod's Folly." LETTERS TO THE EDITOR AMERICAN, EUGENE ELY, ) /ViADE THE FIRST WARNING OKUKK TN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICK ASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. L. R. Schullz, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8109 Wilniii Schultz. Defendant. The defendant,, Wilmn Schultv., is hereby warned lo appear within thirty days in .the court named in the caption hereof and answer the ccmplalnt of the plaintiff, L. R. Schultz. Dated tills 13 day ot April. 1943. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Doris Muir, D. C. Piirtlow. Ally, for Pll(. Cotenum. Ally, ad Lilcm. 4/H-21-M-5/5 PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S .DOG fAlf.A "IS A WHITE HOUSE BLACK HOUSE -DOS, " WM. S.. HOFFMAN, Sfetc Co//cgf, Fk/vayf IN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, THE AVERAGE PERSON USES 6 f>OCM£>5 OF/i/C£ . ANMUALLV/ IN HAWAII, THE AVERAGE IS Changing Tires Wins Prize CAMP ROBERTS. Gal. (UP) — The Artillery Replacement Service Ls training its men for peacetime jobs in the automobile industry. In a recent combined military and athletic contest the two contestants who won first changed all • tires on a jeep minutes and 5 seconds. •' cSs llq. So.., 33rd TEFT Op. Stuttgart,. Arkansas April 8, 19W Dear Editor: I received word loclny lhat. my mother, Mrs. Sally Kimcs, mother of four sons in iiie service at this time of war has planned to visit all of them before returning home She is now at Augusta, Ga., visit- inn lier son. Cpl. Wenlord Klines who is in (.he tank corps. Next slie plans to visit his twin brother, Pvt Bcnfotd Kimcs. a former employee of Kirby Ding Co., now stationec at Fort Benniiig, Ga.. with the 300th Inf. After she spends her few day with him stic is going to Abilene Texas, to visit her youngest sou Pvt. Jack Kimcs, who is with th Medical Corps. On her way back to Blytheville in (he service for over two •cms and the other two have been miuclcd recently. Mrs. Kimcs says: "The Army von't permit my boys to come to see me often enough so 1 have to o to see them." Editor. I would appreciate it very much if you would print this irticlc it) the near future, due to :lie fact my subscription lo The Courier may expire. Your.s trnlv, S/SGT. J. N. KIMKS. Still a Fan at 100 GLENDALE. Cill. (UP) Although blind, bedridden and 10!) years old, baseball still remains the favorite snort lor Mrs. Harriet Skinner Burr. She says that if life were just a game, she would make it baseball. she will stop al Stuttgart, Ark., tr pri?e Upend a day or two with Staff Sgt. in 7 : Nathan Kimcs'who is stationed al • Hhe iSluttgart Air Base wilhHq. & [Hq. Sq.. 33rd TEFT dp. Read Courier News Want Ads. I Two of Mrs. Kimcs' boys have Will Test Up ID 700 M.l'.ll. PASADENA. Cal. (UP) The new ?2.GOfl.ono aircraft test ing tutje— the largest in the \vorld—no\v being constructed at the California Institute of Tcclmcjo^y, will gen- crate wind velocities up to 700 miles | hour. Those to date do not exceed wind tests of mere than .500 miles per hour:' Read Courier News want ads. 4-1-1- /* NEXT: The southern lii-inisplicvc's weather stabiliier. Ihc victory doubtful about, cf Norway. ' + * * 1 wonder whnt a gruelling experience it will l.e to realize the objective of peace, security and freedom, and I wonder whether It. will not. require more of the qualities of which mankind Is capable than winning the war it-sell.— Undcr- .•c-cretaiy ot State Humucr Welles. * * * There are lots of live.-, being lost in the Army because of the accumulation o( fatigue and the luck of endurance and strength. Agility cannot be developed in the shun training the Army gives. 11 must be developed during the formative years in school.— Col. Theodore Hanks of war Department athletic branch. * SERIAL STORY DARK JUNGLES 8Y JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS E8Y COPYRIGHT. 19dJ. NEA SERVICE. INC. In Hollywood A former director of the Moscow Art '['healer, Bcnno Schneider, is now working as technical adviser BV liHHKlNi: JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent When it comes lo motion picture censorship, public reaction is on Samuel Goldwyn's "The North a hundredfold more potent tliau Star," seeing lo it tluu everylhin originally Charlollc It Is our solemn duly, both to our righting men and to the patriots on the home front, to solution of post-war Will Hays liimsclf. As wriltcn, the script of Bronte's classic. "Jane Eyre," called for Orson Welles to throw a huge bone liberally covered with meat to his pel Great Dane dog. lint since meal rationing—and the reaction of audiences • lo such uaslc, the script has been re-wril- len. Instead of a bone, the CJreat Dane receives a pat on th. 1 Uraii. . .'. Judy Garland will don a mustache for a .scene in her new lilm. "Girl Crazy." No. it's not because of the male shortage in movi:'- town. She'll Impersonate a certain slate governor for one M - qucnce in the picture. Related but ironic note to the JMickey Rooney murder threat is that Mick and his pal. Sidney Miller, were working on a new sons; called "You're Just the Kid I'd Like lo Kidnap" when they WTIV told of the mysterious ralK . . . Is authentic, l-'irst day on the picture's village set. Gotdwyn took Brcat ])iide. in saying. "Well. I'll bet you can't find anything wring with this set?" Schneider looked it over and I lien said, sourly: "There's only one thine wrong. This is a collective village. You're a capitalist. And you-own ill" Out Our Way. By J. R. Williams Om-Hoarding House wilh Major lloopl KMOVv) TH DRILLS BETTER THAW J HIM, A' W\\IAY// BUT c,\MCE ' / NOIVV& BEEN! -\ VJORWMG, N '-/ COULDN'T ~\ C CRUMB.' '" HE SAWED MV BKCOM MAMY TIMES, THAT OLD TROOP HOiaSEOP M1VJE- S01F-THEBRE/XD AMD EE^WS GIVE GOT, OM ROOTS AMD GRASS Z'LL DIME... BEFORE X'D TOUCH A T-BOME OF THAT OLD TROOP HOESE OP MlhSE.' •4-W VJlTH A, y GOOD LEFT HOOK (. U&EDTO BE fKQLeX To SEIZE A <E>LP\B OF 8REMD j ATTrtV?>Tr\BLE, I DOESToOTlWG A. WHISTLE: COME UNDER THE MEf\O OP- WORK, 2 -*~ BUT TvlW& HOOPLB LUCK i'-? MEf\R<=> OF \ { Pf\RK-6EMCt-\ ( f ME LM- ROFFLED.' A DN-j OF T TOIL TO REPLS/ TO SOCH FLAPDOODLE.' / -: Kk ISN'T FOOLIN6, EITHER = I • • • .ciiAN'GB;oF CIHAUACTEH Kor tlie lirst lime in many moons, Ma Lupino will portray a jrirl you can't find reason to hale in "In Our Times." H will be Ida's fii^st escape from neurotic rolei in several vcars. . . . Vcrnon Oent, one-time Keystone Cop and screen partner of Harry Langtlon. is seriously ill a la Las Angeles hospital. I ... ! 1 here's a very ;:o3d reason \vliy actors adopt screen name:;. Legal name of Rita Corday, Swiss actress making her screen debut in '•The Falcon Strikes Back." is i Jeanne Piuile Teipn- Ho- Manna Crcset. . . . Jean Arthur may .-,ave \'i,:.~n chtuen "!he least co- oueralive actress of Uic year" by the Hollywood Wuim-n's Press Club, but siie can mr. 1 , replace Ilia! au'ard \vith a:t Gi::ar she .just received from a group of fans In Winslon-Salem. N. C. They voted her their "favorite comedienne of the year." The slar just, completed another ccmedy. "A Lady Takes a Chance," at l!KO. ... Beauty specialist Gloria Bristol has Martha Kaye on a special diet to regain the 20 pounds she lost on that overseas entertainment tour. FOKWAK1) IN KKVKlt.SE Although screen actress Mai'go was born in Mexico City, she was raised and educated in Southern California. Bui throughout her screen career in Hollywood, she's always been cast in 'Latin robs, such as her current one in RKO's "Tho Leopard Man." and she has never once been permitted to play ! an American plrl. Recently she i signed a contract to appear In lliree motion pictures for a Mexican stu- dip, to be filmed in Mexico City. Yes, in her first Mexican motion picture, Margo will portray for the first lime an American girl. romtsed and hoped for: Mar- 'jnrio Main's role as "Oashousc •PHi: STOHVi Alll.on Topping, noelclr Kin, IM off lo <iuatcmaln, In ran hrr f«thrr'» chtcte planfa- tlon. Ilnrrjr FlrldlnK ka» trlrd innoy llmm to dl««uiidK her. At 1'ticrto Ilnrrlon, Allison Intrixlacrfi Hurry in Tlrnttllto, her fnthrr'n at- tornt-j-. Jlenaldo alflo tramfi Alll- »nn to turn hack. Sat U dlH- mnyed ^Thrn abe Irarna thr Irr-lc to the plnntaton to t<» hr hr mule (rnln. Itnrrj- arcompanlrn 1beni, ntnrr Rrnnldo'* inildr IH lalor tt» taltr- him Inln the (iulchc territory. LOST GLAMOR r CHAPTER IX T)ARKNESS enguHcd them gradually as the small mule caravan moved farther into the jungle, but the matted roof of trees above them kept off. the heaviest force of the rain. For the first hour along the slippery trail there was a con- slant checking of mules and luggage by the muleteer, the Indian servant boys and Renaldo. Then, satisfied the baggage was secure and the mules arranged in the best order possible, they settled down lo the arduous, monotonous task of sticking onto the muscular little animals as they made their way over steep, slippery roots and pulled themselves out of mud holes. Barry, mopping the water from his face, peered ahead at Allison's slight figure beginning to slump in the saddle. "How you coming?" he called. When she didn't answer, he spurred his mule ahead at a wiclc spot in the trail and came alongside her. There was a look o strained pain on her face under the rivulets of water. "Anything wrong?" Hones concern and humorous malice blended nicely in Barry's voice. Slie pulled up the corners o her mouth in angry imitation o mirth. "Wrong?" she echoed, lie: voice wobbling shrilly. She raisee one trembling hand and pushed back tendrils ot escaping hair \vitii a fluttering laugh. "Wha could be wrong?" she scoffed, bit terly. "Beyond being broken ii 16 pieces, every, ioolh in my h shaken out by this fiendish beas ot a mule, and baked and drowncc at the same time, I'm just fine How are all your lamily?" Barry threw back his head witl a laugh. "It hasn't touched yon disposition yet," he said. ."If I ever find out," slie addei vehemently, "that there's an' other way ot getting into tha plantation than over this torlur rack, I'll shoot Renaldo right i the middle ot that beautiful bac' of his and draw and quarter hir wilh my own hands." Renaldo turned about in hi paddle with a dismayed smili "After an hour or so," he sug Bested, "we might stop Cor au «arl lunch." "You can put me right in the I ettle," Allison blazed. "I'll be: ead and pounded tender by hen." * * * HE rain went steadily on. By •*• afternoon the trail was a quag- lire and the mules' progress pain- ully slow. Allison had revived omewhat during the pause lor unch—enough to resent Renaldo's lea that she go back to Puerto larrios. "Have I held you up this morn- ig?" she demanded indignantly. "No," Renaldo admitted, his liarp, dark eyes brooding over er pale face, "but I can't bear to e you suffer." "You'll have to bear it," snapped \llison. "Do you want me to get epressions?" As the afternoon wore on the ungle grew denser, the trees arger. The buzz of insects rose a heavy pall of sound. The ungle seemed .suddenly to have losed in around them. Allison turned and motioned larry to crowd his mule closer, ie thought he caught a frightened jlint in her wide eyes. She began o talk brightly. "I have some Mayan knives thai vere dug from around here," she old him. "Father sent them tc me once. Did you know this was ^tayan country?" Renoldo smiled back at them 'It was the chicle scouts looking "or 7.apotc trees who discoverer the Mayan ruins," he said. "So you might say, if it were not foi :he gum chevvcrs, the ancient civ- lization might never have heci \nown to historians." "I wish I'd had that argumcn [o use when I was a kid," lauglro Barry. "I never could convince mother that I was abetting cul lure with my gum chewing." The light moment was broke: by" Allison's scream. Her muli iad stepped into one of the trcaclt crous suck holes. The mud wa rising rapidly around his knees. 'What can I do?" she screamed * * * T5ENALDO called curt direction to his own beast and tuggd on his reins. It backed slow); toward Allison's unlil its ta: touched Ihc other mule's desper ately flailing head. The strugglin little animal seemed reassured. ! grasped the lead mule's tail wit its strong while teetii, Renaid leaped oit and pulled. His mul strained forward. Allison's sinallc animal held on grimly, his leg kicking feebly at the sucking muc Slowly he was pulled free an scrambled like a mountain goat u onto firmer ground. "Bravo!" Allison patted th mule's heaving side. "Plucky litt devils, aren't they?"-she cried, Itarry. "I'm going to cr.ll hi issidy. Look at him hopping ound like a sand flea." Renaldo drew his mule up at c first good specimen ot zapolc ee. Allison examined it eagerly, ic turned to Barry with a flash her old spirit. "That's what I'm going to climb hen I learn to be a chiclero," ic said arrogantly. "You sec lhat other tree so close the zapote?" Renaldo went on. That is the conipadre tree—very oisonous. Its leaves drip into the yes ol the.chicleros. Many.have ieir eyeballs destroyed." Allison didn't answer him. She ug her heels abruptly into the des of Cassidy and went on, but arry could see the shiver of hor- that went through her slim ody. They were within a mile ot the stancia where they would stop or the night, balancing their last oarded strength against these nal minutes—when it happened, 'he hindmost mule of the baggage rain stumbled wearily into a icious suck hole. The two small runks lashed to its back were alt submerged before the serv- nl's call brought help. Renaldo's face was set and trained wilh fatigue. He looked the small creature whose head and terrorized eyes only were bovc the .sucking mud and said, It's no use. I'm sorry about your runks, Miss Topping." Allison grabbed his hand as it Hilled the gun from his holster, {er voice wiiipped out in hys- c-rical command. Barry watched the exhausted lativcs, under her screamed lircats, run for block and tackle, lilch ropes through wooden blocks ied to overhanging trees. Angrily 10 muttered to her as six mules trained in agonized cllorl at the rope tied about the bogged ani- nal's hc*d. . You would have to save your irccious trunks!" She looked at him and faid lothing, but he was struck with a sudden feeling ot iron buried somewhere beneath that dccep- iively delicate nature of hers. She was down on her knees, a slim while figure, helping get the slings under the beast. It was her hands, scratching and bleeding, that supported the shaking beast when it was finally pulled up onto tirm ground. Henaldo flashed the ropes and, as the muddy trunks dropped, she. helped case the .suffering animal to the ground, murmuiinp to it- as she poured water o;er its square little head. Then she raised her eyes in one last ll.ish of command. "Throw those trunks in '.'no suck hole!" she said. (To He Continued.).

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