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- v THE BLY'fHEVILLE COUfilBR NE^ IKE COURIER MKW8 OO. . , H. W. HAINBB, Publisher , SAMUEL F. NORKIS, Edltof JAMBS A. GATENS, Advertising Uanaier CERALDYWE DAVIS, Circulation Manager - Eote National Admtbtof ReprtsenUMw*: ' Wallace Witner -Co.,- New • Yort, Chicago, > Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Brer; Afternoon Kseept Bundaj , filtered M ttcond ctaa matter at the post- <)Blce at BlythevIHe, Arkansas, under act of Con,' October 9, Mil,' t , Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By. carrier in the city, ol Blytheville, Me per week, or 860'per month. -, . By'mill, wltlilji a radius at 50 miles, M.OO per Jfeir, $2100 for slit months, $1.00 lor three monthi; by mall -outside 50 mile 'tone (10.00 • per year payable In advance. . ' i •- : . Something New Added The Germans . are beinji. reassured about the shipping: siUmtiouSyilli 'a 'set of figures that may or'may.not be.Jic- cunite, so far as it goes.: They arc told that the allies hud 53,800,000. tons'of shipping when the war started; out/of which 30,400,000 '• tons', lias Ijocif sunk and 2,500,000 tons definitely,! disabled. This would leave 20,90<j,000 fons available to the United Nations.' -V • ;'.''", But-how about'the '8, ! 000,o6o tops built in the United States |nst: year? How about a few millions built in.tjng- larid, Scotland,'Canda, Australia?' ' > : <' Conceding the basic Nazi .estimates, if we do, their subs still have at lehst' 50 per cent, more allied snipping, to handle than Hitler's propagandists :care to mention. . PaUkttiou in thl* column «f •UIUir1«> -mm ctber newapapen doe* aoi nmtmnOf WMB endonement but'it in KknowtodfaMM •« 1»- terat In the nibJecU dlfdMMd. ; • Old Home ,Week This has been* a wonderful week for' the American Federation of Labor. ; . • The international vice presidents of two of its big unions— Joe Fay, of tlic .Operating Engineers and Jim Bove of ilieliod Cprriers— were indicted In New York on charges 'of' eStbttlrlE ?103,000 from contractors on a city- water project. And .John It. Lewis knocked for, readrnlnslon td that- wing of the house of : labor, which, for ^the better^part of eight years, lie did'hls utmost • '' ' . .. - bleif, ns William Green may be reflecting, never come singly. At least, we 'seem to detect 'R certain . restraint in Urotlier drech's enthusiasm :as he prepm-es to welcome home \tlie wanderer whom, not long ago, the AFL announced It "wouldn't touch with a .10-foot' pole," Brother Green, irerhaps, has not entirely' forgotten Hint among the more affectionate". terms applied to him by Brother Lewis iii recent years were "pusillanimous ingrate" nhd "trnltotous renegade." •* -• »•:.'- t There are, H is said, certain questions to he ironed out before Brother Lewis, lils halffmllllon nr so coal miners, and his heterogeneous array of dairy farmers, cosineUcians, chemlcnl work- .era, "construction workers, etc.," hi District 50 of the UMW are absorbed into the' federation. There are, Indeed. And not the least of them, so far as Brother Green Is concerned, may well be whether Brother Lewis means 'to be absorbed or to nbsorlJ— whether his amiable, Intent is not to to'ss Brother Green out oh his !p!ous car and Install himself as supreme high 'ruler of tiie ' * •».»',-' 'Hicre nre .'..other questions.) the', federal Ion has just reaffirmed IU undying fidelity, to the no-strike pledge made to President Roosevelt nf- ter Pearl Harbor. Brother Lewis has denounced the pledge and the President, and at: the moment is holding over the government tlie ilireat of a pnrnlyying coal strike unless lie Is permuted to destroy the War Labor Board; shrewd observers believe that he and Brother "Big Bill" Hutcheson of the Carpenters— who has forgiven if 'not forgotten , that the fact that 'Brother Lewis punched his. head at n federation convention In 1935-hope to lead the augmented AFL Into the Republican Party In 1944. The alms of Brother Lewis would appear lo be somewhat incompatible with those of Brother Green ajid his associate who remain ue- r . j . i i . • ''-..' voted to Ihc ideal of gcltlne'all-lliey can erab through Ihe indulgence of Mr.'nooj>e»elt mid yelling for. more. ; ' '\ : l!»t, ns mother Green has explained, although nfflllnlcd unions me expected • la' adhere to the general policies of (he AFL, they have "autonomous powers to deal with their . own peculiar problems." This is tlic high principle which enables Ihe Joe Fays and. llie Jlm.Boye.s lo enjoy nil Die bencnts of representation by a powerful itatloiml labor lobby, bill forbids Brother 'Green to do more Hum deplore the frequent revelations tliai ninny federation unions are roticri .with racketeering and • other forms of corruption. » • » ,'. •'.'. . Brother Lewis, .then, would rejoin the APL with autonomous powers, aiid could be expected to make full use of them, ulnc'o .hli{ problems nrc nothing If not peculiar. A«id ' no doubt "unity of Jfilxii," (d which-he Is : so devoted, would become a living rciillty—that Is, If Brother Ixiwls stayed with the federation long enough to help whole the tar nut of Ills other old friends null former comrades In the CIO. ' —Memphis F fess-Sclmltar. Hew To Tlie Line Tlic conl crisis appears lo be back where It was n fortnight ago. Secretary Ickes -continues to o|)crnlD the mines on behalf of the'United Slates Govcniincnt, John Lewis has once more graciously consented to |>emill llie members 01 life imloi) to work In (.fie mines—tor « two-week period of grace. And the War Ijibor Board re- nmlns seated unhappily on the sidelines, like a wallflower, wondering when Mr. Lewis will nsk "it to dance. In his telegram to John Lewis seeking assurance Hint coal mining would be uninterrupted, Mr. Icke.1 expressed the hoi>e that "the way will be o|wn for limnedlnlc collecltvc bargaining conferences." Mr. Lewis' hope, expressed In reply, wns that Mr. ibkes would "Instruct the coal operators of the Industry lo forthwith engage In collective bargaining .conferences." -Neither of thc.se hopes Is shared by this newspaper. On Ihu contrnVy, it .seems lo us that the time for collective bargaining expired when the War Labor Board assumed jurisdiction over the tlls- rjule. This board lias explicitly instructed the operators not to proceed with collective bargain- Ing until both parlies nre ready to accept its nusplcrs. Thcro is no good reason to suppost tlial collective bargaining woiild be any more fruitful now Ihan It was before. John Lewis' traclablllty docs not appear lo have Increased. And the operators nre apparently determined to concede nothing unless compelled to do so. The War Labor Board was established to meet precisely this sort of situation. It is high time for It lo start functioning, n hns at its disposal nil the essential facts of the cnse. If John Lewis wants lo recognize Its authority and come before It lo argue for his side, well and good. If he does not, the board Is perfectly capable of reaching an cqullnble decision without him. Thht decision should be reached ns promptly as possible, ; mid f the coal dispute (should be settled In accordance with it. The maintenance of the WLB's authority ns we have pointed out before, Is the prime Issue In this case. We are glud that Mr. Ickes, In his subsequent letter to Lewis, took care to reaffirm that.authority. If ihe board should be bypassed In this particular situation, it might ns well be burled. And burled along with It will be labor's no-slrlke pledge. For other labor leaders will not ue content to petition peaceably for redress of their grievances' If they see Lewis 1 strong-arm ladies win results. The .War Labor Bourd must proceed to .act; decisively on lids case at once, nml its decision must be imeqiiiv- ocably upheld with the full power of Ihe Federal Government. -Washington Post SO THEY SAY i There must be no bitterness In the reconstructed world. No mailer what we have undergone and suircred, we must try to forgive those who Injured us and remember only tlic lesson eninctl thereby.— Madame. Chiang Kal-shck * » ' '* If when victory Is won we are to Justify democracy nnd (he faith In fredom which has sustained us through u, c struggle of this terrl- blo war, we must be able lo satisfy social justice In terms of proper physical basis of llfe.-TJrlt- Ish Laborite M. P. Aru mr Greenwood. » » • Research Is almost all faiUirc.-Clinrles F Kcttcrlng, General Motors vice president In' charge of research. • * • We have not yet won this war and we Imlsl not withhold any Imnmn effort In (lghtl, w ',, -President Roosevelt. J;E '(ARK.)! COURIER. NEWS - oof«.t»4»«yM<ee«y l c I .i«. T.M.KHU'. M i. OIF.' "'' " IOI ' K| " ".. i . »y sser wou lae my phcc t.when-l.ciilisted-1 used to think U.is \vork waspretlv i • • roiiuli!" —' "»y kid sister would lake THIS CURIOUS WORLD ft**? CHEESE ONCE TURNED THE TIDE IN A NAVAL BATTLE BETWEEN 50UTH AMERICAN SHIPS/ THE URUGUAVAM COMMANDER, CAPT. COE, FINDING HIS AMMUNITION GONE, STARTED F/RING ADMIRAL BROWN, BRAZILIAN COMtAAHDER, THINKING. iCWE NEW DEADty WEAPOM VVAS BEING USED, TURNED HIS- SHIP AND FLED. P« 1M) ly Kt » stAUCC. INC. T- M- HEC. U. S. PAT. OFF. , JAIL SPIN, DOES A ' PLANE FALL ASOSf, F|R5 T , <\ FIRST |T OR SPONGES ARE ...HENCE, GLASS A\ANURACTURERS USE GREAT QUANTITIES OF THEAV FOR. CLEANING |V>' f-fOr GLASS/ .F.Oi 5-2i. -.»•»»»•» ANSWER: Noie first, wild the tail in a spinning motion. *. ^f-XT: Freaks from "down under." In Hollywood >. KY KHSKINK .IOHNSON NEA Staff Corrpspiinclcnt "For Whom the Bell Tolls" is back Into production following its first preview. SUullo Is building up Pablo's (Akim Tamirotf) dramatic scenes . . . Martha Lane, eldest of the Lane sisters, is working in a local defense plant niul mny be followed by Lola and Leota . . . Hunt* Hall's wife, Elsie Anderson, Is making lier film debut in "The Mint, the in Ihe Animal Kingdom" now former Bead End kid service. -IncklciUiiUy, HID (oughest of the Dead End kids, Leo Gorccy, is 4F . . , Hollywood Victory Committee and U. S. O. Camp Shows are going western. All llie top sagc- biish stars, led by Koy Rogers, am his nag, Trigger, have been set. foi army camp tours tlit<; summer Producer Bob Fellows is paging football coach Slip Madigan lo play himself for the scene in "The Iron Major" In which 1'al •—- i, '— • i . ... J «'i'v;ii 1 1\\, \j jincn Out Our Way ' J V j. R. Wi)liam9 0 ,,r Boarding House'with Major Hoopk V NO, NOT HURT-Al M6*= OK-AV.VuCC-Hjcvz T, i^r \ 1 'ITU'.. . . r- *~ __ " • JUST L..V • UtVES TOO MUCH H'T MY HEAP/I IN TH' PAST.' I GUESS HE ortrt-. /I ClUW.MS. cone vuoouo as Major Prank Cavanagh, loses his eyesight during a football game between Fordham and St. Mary's .... Brian Donlevy is having trouble pronouncing his characlcr name in "America," too. It's Steve Dangosbibllchck . . . Latest pride and joy of M-G-M Is Fred Brady. As a result, of his work In "Heavenly Music," a short subject, he's been cast, opposite Lucille Ball in "Meet Ihe People" . , . First motion picture lo be dedicalcd to Us author will be "Lassie Come Home". Metro's technicolor dog story. Foreword is devoted to Caul. Eric Knight, who died In a plane crash shortly after Die film 'was completed. + * • R1VAI, SOXGB1RDS Three studios arc paging Maria Palmer as a result of her work in "Mission to Moscow". She's Hollywood's, latest rave . . . Rival songbirds Betty Htitton and Dottie Lamour arc doing Iheir best acting on the set of "And the Angels Sing" away from the camera— acting nice to each oilier. The roof of the stage probnby will blow off any minute. Why all the shouting about protecting Columbia's "Cover Girls" from the Hollywood wolves? Five of the Indies are married . . . Most honesl-to-gosh drama of Ihe week: French actress Madeleine Lc Beau slapping Marcel Dalion, . as per script of "Tlic Nighl Is Ending" . . . Manila Kayc will sing her own song in "Three Jills In a Joc>". It's a comedy number (Hied "I Was Gyped in a Jeep." • • • ' ARDKXT ADMIRERS . When sub-deb admirers of George Raft become too ardent, lie cools tlum off. we hear, by showing off photographs of Ills grandson . . . Mdie Jaffe says the old Hollywood line, "t can get you a screen test," has been changed lo, "I know n foreman at Lockheed" . . . Next in- vesllgation of the Truman committee will center around a Hollywood executive's Fascist leanings. Tonto Sclwari i s being promoted faster In 'Hollywood's make-believe ware Ihan any aclor in llie real one. He was a buck private In •Edge of Darkness." a lieutenant in •North SUir and now he's a major In "Thousands Shall Fall." ,H««d Couriei New» [ SATURDAY, MAY 22,Ever See My Stamps, Winnie? ^ NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned will within the lime fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the state of Arkansas for a permit to sell bee) at retail at Main St., Manila, Mississippi county. Tlie undersigned states lhat lie i a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never rjeen convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked witli- 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 (o (lie sale of alcoholic liquors. J. B. LAMB. Subscribed mid sworn lo before me this 21 clay of May, 1943. (Seal) Oscar Alexander Notary. Public. My . commission expires 3-14-1945.' - 5-22-43 NOTICE '•'-, Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will within the lime fixed by law apply lo Die Commissioner, of Revenues of the state of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer at retail at Main Street, Dell, Mississippi County. The undersigned sialc.s that he is a dti/en of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; [hat no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that, llie undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this slnte, or any other state, re- latins to the sale of alcoholic liquor. • H. BREWSAUCfl. Subscribed and sworn to before me Ibis 21st day of May, 1043 . al) J. Nick Thomas. Notary Public. My commission expires Feby 1st 19.45. 5-22-43 NOT1CK Notice. Is hereby given lhat the undersigned will within the liiiie fixed by law apply lo the Com- missioner of Revenues of the State (if Arkansas for . a permit , to sell beer at retail at 707 Chickasawha, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a cUir.cn of Arkansas of yood moral character, that he hns never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral tiirpi- Irde; lhat no license to sell UCIT by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and thai the undersigned has never been convicted of violating Ihe laws of (his state or nny oilier -State, relating to the sale of alcoholic liquors. ELBERT HUFFMAN. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of May, 1943 (Seal) w. M. Williams. My- commission expires July n I94(i - _ 5-22-43 NOTICE OK FIUNG OF APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR 1>ER MIT. Notice is hereby ' given . that the undersigned lias filed willi the Commissioner of Revenues of -the State of Arkansas for permit to 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 be issued for u|>mitioii Ijegimiiii" on the first day of July, 1943 and to expire on the 30th day of -June 1944 as prescribed by Bulletin dated January 7. 1938 and Supplemental Regulation No. 19 effective July 10, 1937. L. E. SHIBLEY. 5-22-43 Time Keener Knew Nomura SAW FRANCrSCO CUP) _ RPrlI Admiral Doris P. Doudoroff, 01 of the Imperial Russian Fleet who from n launch attached the mines hat blew up the Japanese ship • : !m-Yeii in the Russo-Japanese war on which Japanese .Admiral Nomura was aboard as a lieutenant is now doing his bit at the present war ns n timekeeper at the- Joshua Henry Iron Works here, whicU.are ctoini/ -war contracts. Admiral So iloroff says he knew Admiral No-, ura later at Tokyo and that he LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 5<M Chlckasawba Blylhevllle Ark Editor, Courier News Dear sir: I have n hen that is really "speeding up production." She te Just a common old yellow hen and has a dozen chicks about half frying size. She is a very devolcd mother, and lakes the test of car of her brood. This morning I was out in" tlu chicken yard feeding some bab; chicks I have, when I spied (Hi old yellow lien on a nest, . wit I Ihrcc or four of her chicks in (lu nest with her, four of them perch, ed across the front of the nest and the others on the ground closi by. I wondered what she was do. ing on the nest, Imt i ,ij<] 110 wonder long, for after a while shi came off the ntwl nnd she had laic a nice large egg, about which shi inadi; very mu e r uss T | lc , n sh( went on about her business ol looking after her brood. Sincerely, . Mrs. Charles S. Baggett. :et • -• "" 1 I ->TL) u (till! Him, J could promise anything and forge a immediately afterwards with the same ease that he talked peace to Secretary of Slate Hull while the Jajxs were attacking pearl Harbor. 'Cash' Box Hcirf Eggs . LOS ANGELES (UP)— Bandit; seized at pistol point a box, presumably containing Ihe day's casri receipts, which Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ceel were carrying home fron their florist shop for the evening But Die ijox contained only, egg: which, with n ceiling price on them could hardly have had -inuch valiii except, on n black market. Swearengen & Go, : SPOT COTTON BROKERS Blylhevillc, Ark. • SERIAL STORY •-. ', WAAC .BY LORETTE COOPER NEA SERVICE, INC. . TIIR STOnVt JlHh C n r t F T, WAAl', t* Mnjor llrlt .Ini'kfinn'M "one-man" ntnff nn ike tiny f»moattnmfd l»\*nd in the Pacific TT»tre hf» vntt of (he Conii Ar* <IMrrr BarrnRc Itnltrmn bnCtnUnn tn ImMrd. Information Tr.ikn nrc •nspcclcd. Shortly nftc-r ihemyni*- rlouM IjMit I>nn(on nnd lirr com- pnirfon. Hick Moth, nink« A frtrrrd Inndlttfr In fhcfr i«rn|rlnn^ An Imt*- porfnrtt p*P*r t» riUrovrT*d mln«~ inpc. \Vfcrn llrlt narprfurw Ikr d«- &IOVPI two Into M r on f ml on, kr In •vddrnlr Jitlnrkrd frnm h»kl*«4 Ttelli IK »lmn nrltrd and Itotk nrr- unrfrrmnnloanlT' thrown Jeto Ike •V7 plmic« It tnk*> «JT, I ALMOST FREE 'I. -"•^••' CHAPTER XII •OETIVS and Brit's heads were i close together. 1 "You're wonderful," Brit said. "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—n Japanese who can fly n plane, and who comes 'along to make certain th« inter;national double-crosscrs don't re- idouble-cross—that I just didn'l .Ihink of it." "What will they do with usf ; Beth asked. i "Take us to some Japanese Ibase," Brit replied. "There's probably one. within a lew hours night." , ,^, • "But this plane .,. U't not Japanese." "Anything can be Japanese. As a matter of fact, this is an obsoleto •enplane, built In America. I don' > think it dales back to the first around-lhe-world flight, but j goes almost that far. The Jap§ Undoubtedly dug it out with the mind that it DouUn't ,ear to be a Jap ship, and it vouldn't look like a military ship. got taken in, I'm afraid." "You did not," Belli defended. You acted just as on officer should ict. You did everything that it ippeared in your best judgment hould tie done. He smiled. "Thanks for the encouragement. It helps . . . a-liltle. The thing now-is to figure a way ':o 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. 2ven if there were, would it help he situation any for one to follow us? That would only throw more lives after ours." They lurched apart as the old plane took a particularly violent roll. When they rolled back together, they had been shaken around considerably. Beth's arms were bruised—her bonds did not allow her to brace herself, and she rolled at the will of the elements The lurch had turned Brit so that he no longer faced her. She was looking into the middle ol his back. Her eyes saw the way the bonds pulled his wrists tightly together. The plane lurched again. The bump was another hard one. Beth was thrown against Brit, and sh< thought for a moment her teeth had been knocked loose. "It's a rough ride, Lieutenant,' Brit said. "Do you suppose-.-.-. ?" Belt questioned, ~"" ~ "What?" . • , "Nothing." The idea th»t h»i come into Beth'i mind was so bole that *e dared not utter it aloud < ".You started to K% something. rit insisled. "What was it?" "'!] Beth lowered her voice until, it'I /as hardly audible. . . H "Brit," slio said, "can you Hear-i ne?" f "Yes, why?" he replied. * frtr^ "Then start talking lo me . , . v >oiil anything. I have a plaa. )•' Only , . . keep talking." He was silent a moment. Then, c humored her. "You.know, I never wanted to • all you Lieutenant from the first moment I saw you, Beth," he aid. "I wnnlcd to call you by j our first name." _j Ho paused. ' ^., "Keep talking," Beth 'said. "! "It's nice to take orders from you," Brit said. "You know, I ike you ..." She rolled deliberately as close \! as she could. She tried with a lu- perhuman effort to brace herself o that the bumpiness of the ride vould not interfere with what he intended to do. * * * [?IUT JACKSON felt a tug on th« " cord lhat held his wrists. H« almost mentioned it. Then tha vhole plan registered, on his brain,, too. He held as steady as he could, and tried to extend his arms backward. Beth grasped tho cord be- ,ween her teelh, and worked along it until she got to Ihe knot. She could not see, and though htr leclh told her in general the coh- 'ormation of the knot, she found it difficult lo find any looped portion of Ihe cord that she couW p«U free. Finally shn grasped one of th«' loops. She l.eld onto it tightly,' and worked it a fraction of M inch loose. The man who tied tlut knot was Ihe Japanese, and she had to admit that he knew hit cordage. Now she was making projrefc- One more tug and the knit would be untied. Just as Bffe was about to lake another grip < the cord with her te«lh and m»U that tug, she heard the compart-, ment door being opened. ^ .(To F -

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