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BLYtHEVILLE CARK.) 1 , .COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 24, 1043 THE BLYfflEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER KCTTS cqi K. W. HAINE3, PuJUWttT • > SAMUEL F. NORRIS! Editor • ' JAMES A. GATENS, Advertising Uan*ter GERALDYNE DAVIS, iCltculatioD Ibntcer ft«K*WBi«#Te»; ork, Chlo«f«, Bole N«Uon*l Wallace Witner Co., New York, Chlo«f«, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. PubUsbtd Every Afternoon EK»pt Sunday »t,the post- «fllc« a.t Slytjieville, Arkansas, under »ct ol Con, October », 1117. Served by the United Prtaf. SUBSCRIPTION RATEp By carrier In the city ol Blythevllte, We per week, or 85c per month ' By mai), wJthbi » radius of $0 mjles, $4.00 per Velr, » 2 00 W six montltf, $100 for thr«« months; by mall outside $0 mil* s»on« H»QO p« y»»r payable In advance *J i Black Market, Evils f There has been a surfeit of loose talk about the evils of those lilack maikcts which have grown up under rationing and price ceilings. Mucli of il lias been on a highly moral "tone, • intended v to appeal tq our better natures, '^It,' has failed, at least partially, liccause.' the reasoning has gone over U'e heads of a people tiained from infancy to assume . that what they want they -can buy! provided they have the moHey^and that it is nobody else's business , what •they choose to pay for it. ,''•'' Also, the term "black market" has' been used as an epithet without any generally understood limitations. Steal- ;thily slaughtered, uninspected, some. times tubercular beef is "black market." So is beef or any other commodity-, in excess of ration limitations. A retailer who sells an article half-a-cent .above the ceiling price, because he paid the full ret.ail ceiling in order to get his own supply, is a "black marketer." All of these things are illegal, ethically wrong, and dangerous to the nation's welfare. They result in unfair' distribution of inadequate supplies. They contribute to inflation. Now— that's off our chest. ^Yhy. else should we refuse to patronize the black market, aside from danger to our health ami thaj. of the community? ' Because in so doing 'we are sabotaging our sons, brothers, husbands, and friends in the armed forces — not in any • vague, general, theoretical way,: but directly and physically. '•• 'When meat is slaughtered' illegally for the Uack market there: are lost great quantities of strategic by-products which our men in the field' need badly. ;• •;'• ..• .• These •include the raw materials for sutures, used in drawing together the edges of a wound; adrenalin,- used to .check hemorrhage and as' a, hypoder- • mic injection to check pressure, and stimulate the heart; insulin; xieccssary to diabetics ; gelatin for military photograph ic film'; hides for leather; rendering fats, from which glycerine for, .explosives could have been. made;' and tankage, fertilizer and bone meal needed to produce food crops for' us, oiir allies and our fighting menl .'. , •..*'• - ,, Every person who, by purchasing illegally slaughtered meat, encourages this activity, contributes to sabotaging the war effort just as directly as though he helped to sink ships bringing industrial raw materials, drugs and foodstuff from foreign ports. Thoughtful Sam Speaker Sam Rayburn is quoted as saying that he "didn't give a damn" what might be said about his use of six Army draftsmen several days to inscribe names on 2000 imitation parch- ment scrolls, which the congressman is sending to high school graduates in his Texas district. Cnpt. William Cantrell of the Marine Corps, who arranged for the service, said liial Kaybiirn didn't know the soldiers were to do it. Then he said that Rayburn planned to pay. for* the work. The speaker thinks this Is a (food year to remind youngsters of "the benefits of the great democracy in which' they live," It docs have advantages. Hvory recipient of the Rayburn •scrolls has the right to aspire to be^ rome speaker himself, and have the Army letter scrolls, for him to send to his constituents. '',' oj PubttcaUou lu Uils column at *\ltfr{*\t tna oUici n*w«paptr« liota out nrrraMrtlj BM*U ciu)on«Bwnt but la m --'"""•'****FT-**' •* •*• Uve*i la the subjecU dlscuwed Saving For Post-War Farm Needs Farmers who Invest In Wnr Bonds arc not only helping lo win the wnr, bill tlicy nre ulso heljiiiuj to Insure a sound future tor Uieihxelves when the peace IMS been achieved. By buying wnr bonds Die Innncr is creating a savings lund Irom which lie will be able lo nuance Ihe postwar soil building program, which will be necessary because of the exhausting demands of war- lime production. Another need will be the re- plftcempnt of form machinery- and equipment. Then there will be such things an painting, fencing, repairing buildings, or adding new structures— improvements which hove been postponed because of war conditions. Now Is the yme to put aside part of the higher Incomes that farm products are bringing In order to have the means for making n, better farm and homo, life when normal tlme.s return. If Incomes are cnlircly spent during wartime tlicTQ will be no funds left for the Insistent needs which will make themselves fell with the advent of pence. Investment in war bonds provides the answer. Then, there Is the angle of inflation, a subject in which the farmer Is vitally interested. A.s long us Income is increasing and the amount of goqils we can buy is decreasing, there Is always a threat of things getting out of hnuu. , Farmers 'ure In n relatively belter position thnn they have enjoyed for years. Under such clrcuinstances there, is often n tendency to make speculative Investments, such as the land speculation which occurred during the first' world wnr. Speculplkni helped send land prices fur above true values, and when the war ended many farmers were left with big mortgages oil land they had bought at highly inflated prices. Some.lopt; their .farms entirely., . . ' Buying bonds, ratlicr than land at Inflated values, is one way lo help avoid the recurrence of such a calamity. Alter reducing debts and taking care of, current expenses, every farmer should nmke a point of providing a savings fund for keeping the farm on a going basis when Ihe wnr Is over, us well us nuking sure of means for the education ot children and for the purchase of Ihosc conveniences ' that we can't get under war. conditions. U is Important that we shouU\ first do all in our power toward winning the wnr; then, do our part in. creating a satisfying peace. We can accomplish both objectives at one and Ihe same time by creating a peacetime savings fund through''Investment in war bonds. —Cotton Trade Journal. ....., u-., -. misunderstand: me>- -I'm 'hanging thisliammocbj I THIS CURIOUS WORLD SPINY FOUND AROUND GUINEA, AND AUSTRALIA TtVO £G6-/AY/Af& MAMMAiS STUDIOS,' HE SfAYS THERE/' J. ARTHUR. JAMES, , > SBUAL/STQRX WAAC BY LORETTE COOPER AT GUN POINT CHAPTER XIII ' GHE lay there tense, her heart ; *"^ suddenly throbbing, her breath I caught in anxiety. She sensed that Brit's body was tense, too. Then . she noticed that lib muscles relaxed. Brit rolled over on his back, With a tremendous effort, "Hello," he said to the Japanese, who stood in the compartment doorway. "Where are ygu tajting •us?" "Wouldn't you like to know,' the Japanese English. said, in excellent "I'll bet you've lived In America," Brit replied. s "I'll bet I have, too." "You're a naval oflicer?" "Oh, yes. Usually planes than tills." 1 fly beltei "How long have you been a, na- yal offlcer?',' Brit asked. "I joined tlie reserves before ', was sent to live in the Unites Stales," the Japanese answered. "Some old story, oh?" Brit said "Well, you certainly took us in. 1 The Japanese laughed. "In. mon ways than one," he said. "I hope 'you are resting, uncomfortably ' Goodby.'' "I am, thank you, and you can go to the devil," Brit replied. The compartment door closec i The moment it had been shut, Bri rolled back over on his aide. : was- all the signal Beth needed In another Jew seconds she completed her job. ••'/.. T>R!T freed her. Now they sa up, rubbed their wrLsts to re store circulation, and conversed i whispers. "Yes." "You've done pretty well so far. have one, too, but let's hear ours first." i "Mine isn't complicated. It's just . . to fight," "Strange. That was mine. Well, we've got to do it, and <lo it fast, 3r it'll be too late. I don't know low Jar the Jap base is Xroni the slund, but we can't fake any risks, his plane carries a radio, and I .uspect it uses a wave length that U. S. Army receivers wouldn't normally pick up. You know, it's not only our necks that arc at take—it's the whole blooming >lnn, and the lives of everyone ;ack at the island nnd'ot lots ol other fellows all over the world.' ilc paused, "How iirc we going lo fighU" "1 thought," Beth said, "that if we knocked on the compartment one of the folks up front wouk come and open it. Maybe we'i better kick on the door, so they won't susp.ect our hands arc- free Then we could entice one of then back here." "Yes, I follow you. 1 "Then, Brit, we could go out close the door, and just have twi to fight out there. One ot them would be piloting the plane— I doubt if they'd let the ship down, just for the fun of it—sc there might only be one." "Keep right on." "If the one who answered th knock was tho Japanese nava officer, then Hick Motli is pilolin the plane—unless Lita flies. Doe she? "I don't think: so. 'At any rate sho wouldn't be, in (his situation My guess is that the Jap handle tho controls except for short in tcrvals. However, Rick repra ^Yoj4_said you had a plan, Beth, sented himself as an able flyer. "IC'Llta ca'me'liack—" ' -> Brit speculated silently, as she- ipscd'Jnlo silence. ,:' "Whoever comes back, we've got dish out some immediate and' Pfectivc treatment, no matter how ough," Bill said. "We can't start any sooner than ight no\v," Beth said. They crouched by ihe small • omiiartmcnl cloor. "I'll go out'. ,rst and you follow me," Brit sold.i * * « ' ">RIT kicked on the door. There 1 was no reply. He kicked hard- I r. There slill was no reply. n e ; ticked viciously. Was their plan ' o fail simply through refusal of 1 3iic of the three up front to pay', ' iny attention to thorn? i They heard steps, and Hie lock, on the door turned. Beth and Brit were ready. The door swung wide, and they looked i into Li In Danlon's face. IJla : ' screamed, but not before she had ' )een jerked llirough Urn door and > .hrowii lo the rear ot the small I; compartment. [ Bril went out the cloor. For a'; second Beth hesitated, wondering , whether it would not be belter, to lie Lila while she- was helpless.' The door obviously locked front' Ihe oulside, Belli reasoned. There- I fore she would Ijc able lo lock it i behind her. Besides, Brit might i need her out in the cabin. . Beth went through the door, 1 ] loo. Tlio plane was in bumpy air ( again, and her footing was un- ! ! steady. She slipped, regained her i balance, slipped again, then stead- r led herself. Her fingers reached for the lock. She closed the} door and. threw the bolt. -1 Brit was struggling with Rick ' Moth. The Japanese was at tlia'' controls, lie had drawn a pistol,' and searched for an opening for;j a shot. Brit and Rick battled 1 fiercely, their they lost their bal- : ance and went clown. I Belli found herself looking^ across n cabin which v/as clear J. above knee height. And across! that cabin was a grinning Japa-! ncsc, leveling ;i pistol at her aij he turned in the pilot's seat. i (To Be Continued). *~ \ Lamarr * and some oilier screen glamor girls we know, none of wliom arc great shucks as actresses, Ann Corio Ls doing all right 'in Hollywood because she is very easy on the eyes. When you watch her on the screen you are riot thinking about acling. Woman Shipyard 'Mounty' RICHMOND, Cal (UP) — Tile Richmond Shipbuilding Co. here thinks il has one up on the Royal Canadian Mounties. It 1ms :it least one wiman "mounty" who is in charge of a corps of < ing yards. She is Mrs. Charlotte Passmore, and is believed lo be the miles -an hour. ' • NEVADA '•"•"' '2 HAS ONUV OA/f INHABITANT ') PER SGU-'ARE MILE, WHILE. \\ RHODE ISLAND HAS S/Jf • • SO THEY SAY The people of Argentina are very pro-allied and 'in' the near future there me prospects for a change (to pro-ally government action). I am 'sure that it will be entirely different following the September elccllons.—Prof. Hugo P. Artuclo of the U. of Montevideo (Uruguay). * * * Every reiwrl that resistance shall cease Is false. We will fight [or our country and all that is most valuable lo us. Concerning this we are all united.—Premier Per Albln Hansson of Sweden. * * * We must keep prices down, Those who run black markets must be regarded as traitors. The enormous scope of the war explains why Ihere is an Insufficiency of funds no matter how great an amount we may muster.—Tokyo radio. TV COFft. 1MJ flf NEA SERVICt. INft ' . T - T. w. RCa U. S. WT.-OFF. HtM: _How do birds change! tie color of their plumage* In Hollywood '•' BY 'KllSKIN'E JOHNSON : ; •• NEA Stuff Correspondent iFor .n Iqirllwho says she's no great actress,, Ann Corio is doing all right hi /Hollywood. ; he. strip teaser, once billed as the girl with the "Epic Kpidermis," was, lunching in a booth at Ihe Brown" IX-rby, peeling off Ihe leaves of.nn artichoke with Ihe dcxlcrity of. her profession and with the company, we arc sure, ot every pair of male eyes in the room. "It's this way," said the Epic Epidermis. "I'm sure movie audiences can't tell the difference be- twecn good and bad acting. They can't possibly after the fan letters I get praising MY acting. "So despite what some people say aobut my acting, and what I secretly think ot it myself, I'm going to keep my nose in Hollywood feedbag. DO yon konw how much I get for a picture?" she asked. Frankly, we didn't know. "Well,' she said, "I got, $7500 and 20 per cent.of Ihe profits:of my last; film, 'Sarong Girl'. They, made Ihe picture in seven days. .Thill's easy money, don't you Ihink?" We thought, il was very easy money, indeed. 'So who cares," continued the Epic Epidermis, "if I can't act. 1 make money, the producers make money, Ihe fans write letters praising my acting and everybody is happv." KASV TO LOOK AT Like Dorothy Lntnour and Hcdy women employed to watch the parking lots She's an optical Ireat. Or didn't. w i u . re are parked the cars of Ihou- you sec the Epic Epidermis In her sllmls O f workers in the shipbnlld- first two motion pictures, "Swamp Woman and "Jungle Siren"? "They were awful," she admits, but they innde money. I was awful, too. I didn't even know what a microphone was. But I'm learning." Ann Corio does no stripping in her pictures. There was just a suggestion of a tease in her first film. It was ,as Tondelcyo in an eastern revival of "While Cargo" that. the Epic Epidermis, attracted Hollywood's attention. For several years previously; movietown : u had heard of her baxoJfice api>eal as a strip teaser in burlesque but no one ever thought of putting her in front of n camera. "A gentleman named Henry Briggs, who said he was president of a movie oulfit called P. R. C., called me on the telephone, said he'd seen 'While Cargo' and wanted to put me in pictures. I thought it was a gag and told him to quit kidding. I'd never heard of Henry Briggs or P. R. C. Then one day lie popped inlo my dressing room, showed me a contract and, brother, I signed it quick." SHK GETS 'IHK BEST If Ann Corio didn't know the score about picttire-Hiakiiig when she first arrived in Hollywood, she certainly does now. Although still working for a small independent company. Monogram, she's demanding and getting, the best. Perc Westmoi'e makes her uu and Adrian designs her clothes— there were 24 only mounted policewoman in the. shipyards of Hie United Stales. During Ihe 1&I2 apple-picking season in Connecticut, sludenls of a Soulhinglon high .school picked between 9,000 and 10,000 bushels o[ apples. Parachutes are designed lo withstand a fallhiE velocity of 120 Out Our Way By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hoople SISTER AM 1 TK GOT HOME'- LAST MSKT WITHOUT LOSIM' HARDLY BORROWED STUFF- A CRACKER.'..THlS IN TH BARROW? WHY. WE'RE O-EANIN' UP TK' BALL" I I OlDNT THINK I 'ANVTHINCJ.* I VOUGOON \ \ BUSINESS AND 1'U.CO MVOVMN I'VE GOT A BUUtTIN HOT ENOUGH TO HOTCH ft CU\Nf\ EGG .'COMING SPIED tus «f^3oR'?> 'MOSE STICKING OUT Tri& BACK OP A PATROL LIKE AN E*TR* TAIL USHT/ TlW 6PEi.L% MORE: TROUBLETHftM A. BOV GREEMUOUSE VJlW A9L1N6SHOT/ HE AND PAPA THIS,, TKEY'LL BE OUT BC A NICB DAS TO <JISIT ft eooKie 301MT—-THIS complete wardrobe changes ir "Sarong Girl." Ann Corio hails from Hartford Conn., one of 12 children of Ilal- ian immi grants. At 15 she won chorus job in a dance contest graduated to burlesque micen, thei to dramatics in summer stock She's well read, n brilliant conver salionalist. a very nice gal and n great show woman. On the screei she's very, very easy on the eyes. Parts and Repairs for... 1'IA'MOUTHS-DODGES-ncSOTOS-CHin'SLKKS FACTORY-TRAINKD MECHANICS! I.cl Us Help Keep Your Car & Truck Rolling Louis George Motor Co. Oscrola Authorized Dodge & Plymouth Dtalcr Allis-Clialmcrs Paris & Repairs Phone 458 DELTA FA RMS FOR SALE JO A. \E lirnstffndocio, Mo. Tip-lop land. I'oor improvements. S125 |HT A. Huycr can rolled lliis year's rent. , IfiO A. N Itraeg.Klocio. Best of improvements on Ihe best of lamt. Sits per A. Has large loan—small down payment ran handle. S(U NW Steclc. 3 s<Is of ImiirovtmenUs. Non-re*ident flwiwr. Finesl type cypress liiiul. About 54-iOe down, balance 14 years. « A. NW Sleele. Poor improvements on extra good land. JlOO per A. Buyer ean collect lliis year's rent. Other Farms In A rkansas and Missouri See Me for City Property Russell E. Riales City and Farm Property Goff Hotel SAI.KSMKN: IMionos 2028-2029 I.nlher Gray, Blylhcvilte — Bufc Green, Chceola Every IVniml of Fill Is Neert- «l in the War Effort! Bake With SHIBLEY'S Best Flour It Needs No Shortening - - - try a sack of Shihley's Kcst—I .earn why housewives term it "The Perfect Flour." Sunset Gold No. 370193 The Stallion of Perfect Conformation AT STUD Wilson Allen's Sunset Gold WORLD'S FINEST WALKING STALLION A Full Brother to Grand Champion-Pride of Memphis Sired by the Famous Wilson Allen Wilson Allen's Sunset Gold is a Dark Chestnut, two White Stockings Hchiml, White Star and Snin, and is Five Ye.irs OH. A Limited Number of Selected Registered Walking Mares Will Be Accepted Several Real Walking Horses and Bred Mares for Sale Phone or Write J.H. GRAIN, Wilson, Ark.

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