The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1943 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 25, 1943
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>AGiroui PLYTHEVILLE '(ARK.E pOUBIEIt flEWS TUESDAY, MAY 25, 19-1.1 THE BLYfHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - TOT COURIER NEWS CO. . .' 1 • - ' H W. HAINEB, Publisher ' ''', BAMU& F. NORRIS, Editor • JAKES A, GATENS, Advertising Manager OIRAIiDYNE DAVIS, Circulation Manager; , 8de* National Advertising. Represtntatlves: fftiUce Wltner Co.,- New York, Chicago, De- trblV AUan'ta', Memphis. . Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Kotered '•*• second class matter at the post- at BJytheyifle, Arkansas, under act of Con, October. 8, 1917. 'Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier In the city of Blythevllle, 20c per week, or 85c per month. . By mall, within a'radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per W»r, »2.00 for six months, $1.00 for thrco months; 'by'mall outside 50 mile zone $10,00 per year payable In advance. Hungry and Ragged ^Vheii the Afrika Korps cracked wide ; open and allied troops marched into Tunis, Bizerte niul smallei 1 towns in ." the Tunisian coffin corner, it is recorded that civilians went wild with delight. They kissed every dirty, whiskery soldier they could reach; they showered the conquerors with flowers; Uioy broke out crude United Nations flags ' they , Ijad made, at real risk of discovery and punishment, in anticipation of that happy moment. Much of that happy excitement would have existed in any event, since the French are a volatile people, they don't like the .Germans, they object to being kept in subjugation, and they -, had a right to expect that the allied victory presaged an end to the long battle in which they had been subjected to hardships and dangers. • But the Nazis, to same extent perforce, contributed lo the depth of the , jubilation which the liberated Tunisians • fefc: And the contrast between what ' 3 the Nazis did, perhaps from necessity, . and what \ve were able to do, has long 'since .penetrated by the grapevine telegraph to occupied France, to Italy, to [ Norway, to the Low Countries — to ', every place where, eventually, Ameri, can troops will go seeking such aid as ! local guerilla organizations can give. * * • in North Africa, before the Allies ca(ne, the Nazis had stripped the land of every resource they could locate, and shipped out everything movable, leaving the people hungry, ragged and hopeless. The farmers hid what food they could. Stores in towns closed because their shelves were empty. Mining, communications, transportation and.agricultural eciuipment broke down for lack of replacement parts and fuel. The Nazis couldn't, if they would, look after such nonentities as conquered ci- , vilians. But no sooner had the Anglo-American forces landed and retaken part of North Africa than we began sending in food, clothing, medicines and other necessities of life. * « * Great Britain shipped more lluui 3,50,000 tons of coal for railroads and industries, and some civilian supplies. \Ve sent milk, wheat, flour, sugar, tea, ' textiles, chemicals, seeds, medical supplies, spare parts for automobiles and agricultural implements—all in addition to our own materiel shipments. We were moved by ordinary humanity. But, incidentally, we have indicat- i ed to other occupied lands, .which soon we shall begin to liberate, the difference between both the will and the resources, of democracy as contrasted r with, those of totalitarianism. Wage Comparisons these have not appreciably affected the cost of living. The Bulletin of the National Association of Purchasing Agents linds that average wages in all manufacturing •industries rose from -$23.19 in January, 1030, to $-10.58 in January, 1943. Specifically, in that period the average wage in I he automobile industry mounted from'$31.59 to ?55.85, or 77 per cent; in bituminous coal from $23,75 to ?37.56, or 61 per cent; in textiles from $10.72 lo $26.80, or 60 pei* cent. Civilians no longer buy Iho products of automobile plants, HO this rise is rc- ilecled only in taxes, present and fu, lure. Civilians buy little' bituminous coal, but I his is it cosl factor in all inaiiiifaclurcd articles. Civilians do buy textiles, and wages have much to do with <-•<«(. It would be interesting lo know how the \Vhli reached its conclusion that il lias kept wage raises from affecting i materially the cost of living. Rommel Recovering • The (icrmaii high command informs us that Marshal Krwin Rommel, the old fox of Ihc dcserl, is recovering from a serious all'liction that seized upon him in Notih Africa. He has been improving steadily, we assume, ever since lie arrived in the Fatherland, and is champing at the bit for a now chance to show those Anglo-American so-and-so's what he would have done if the Fuehrer had not called him home. Oil .Hie other hand, there are stori6s that Marshal Hommel has been in the Ralknns, looking over the defensive Kit- nation there. Meanwhile i]Uile a few thousands of Nazis who weren't so fortunate as to be called home by their Fuehrer ,in March don't have to worry about defending the Danube—or anything else —any more. And more than 100,000 of them, plus half as many Italians, are having a good laugh at the expense of the Americans and English. They're heading for New York and London, tliey think. And where are the allies going? To Rome and Berlin. SIDf.GLANCO "Wonder if \vc ought lo tell her we used her ration book toJmy Ihesc wieners !'or our lisliing trip? Mom Imsn t Dutch sense pf humor 1" THIS CURIOUS WORLD • SERIAL STORY tistki BY LORETTE COOPER WAAC COPYRIGHT, (9«,\ NCA SERVICE. INC. IXX5T CHAPTER XIV HE Japanese fired and Beth felt something pluck her left sleeve, ; M though someone had stuck. «. pointed instrument through that part of her uniform. The shot had come close. She went, over the top of the two plunging, rolling, fighting men in the center of the cabin. The plane was gelling difficult to control. The Jap turned momentarily to Ihe controls, then back to Beth. He had delayed too long. Beth was fighting with all her strength. She had heard of ]u- jitsu and the supposed advantage it gives to the man who knows it —and she did not doubt that this Japanese naval officer was surpassingly expert. But if she could only keep him occupied until Brit could subdue Rick. If she The War Labor Board reports that it has so handled wage increases that • SO THEY SAY I gncw. we've learned now that good words niul Mgiicd papers arc useless unless they hnve behind lliem brnlc force to prevent any clinncc to Inaugurate another world-wide aggressor's war — Navy Secretary Frank Knox. * * * I believe the government will have grcnlcr power atlcr llic war nnd lhat this power will be used In sonic wny to integrate and hoi lo destroy Individualism.—Ally. Francis Diddle. * * * We must prepare Tor the lime which Is approaching and will surely come when (lie bulk cl three armies will have advanced across llic seas inlo the deadly grapple on the continent. --Winston Churchill. * * * Man for man. Canada's production of the vilnl materials needed for war exceeds lhat of tlie United Slates.—Joseph M. Tucker, director Wl'D's Canadian division. * * * lly singleness of puipose, by steadfastness of ccnduct, by tenacity and endurance, by these ami only by Ihcse can we discharge our duty to IVio luUirc ot lUc world mid to Ihe destiny ot nun.—Winston Churchill. * * * Cur boys In the fronl line; want lo know they will he greeted not only with cheers and hands, but with jobs and the opportunity to build a decent future for themselves.—V. I-'. W. Cunmandcr Robert Merrill. Ny\v lhat I have been In action v.'llh United Mates heavy bombardment squadrons. I am more convinced lhan ever that tliey have one of the leally great answers of Ihc war.— London reporter who flew on U. S. boinljcr raid. By William FerguioA BIROS WEAR DIFFERENT COLORED COATS AT DIFFERENT SEASONS OF THE YEAR.- - AND THE CHANGES /WAV BE MADE BY METHODS/ ...BY /WOLTIN& THE CCW.PLF.TE FEATHER, BY THE BREAKIN& ' OFF OF FEATHER TIP.S ONLY, OK. BY AN ACTUAL. CHANGE IN THE COIOR PI&A\ENT. COPR. IM3 BY NIA SERVICE INC T. M. REG. U. 5, RAT. OFF. " DR.A.H. PULS IS A DENTIST IN PHILADELPHIA. - 5-25 ANSWER: Sweden, f NEXT: Taritt, an African cMX>rt. In Hollywood :oll!ir and the money (joes directly lo Dogs for Defense, which procures all eligible dogs used by Hie armed forces. Joan has mailed out Ih'ou- by wriling to her at could only do that, even if it cost her her life! •The plane was doing a number of crazy things now. The Jap no longer was speaking English, he was talking excitedly in his native tongue. Brit arid Rick were rolling nround again. Rick was snarling in a language Beth did not recognize. Now Brit was up. He helc Rick's arms firmly. Rick kickec viciously. Brit swung him aroum toward the end of the cabin, away from Beth and the Jap. As Rick and Brit neared the end of the cabin they gained momentum. Brit pulled Rick's body around so that when they hi Rick took the full impact of both of them on the top of his head He crumpled to the floor, stunned Brit yanked off his lie and madi Rick's arms secure. Then Bril turned lo the bailie or the seaplane's controls. * * * PIIE Jap fired again, and yet again. Then ho was over- vhelrncd—-not only by the two Americans hul also by the weight if Rick's body, which had come pitching down onto them. Brit grabbed the pislol from he Jap's hand and brought it down on his head. He wasted no extra strokes. The pistol blow did vhal was necessary—il was as quick and much safer lhan at- empliiit' lo shcol in lhat mass ol 'our tangled people. Then Brit shoved the Jnp from .ho pilot's seal and grasped the controls. Al firsl il seemed Ihey were jammed. Finally Ihey responded. Jusl when it appearer thai the seaplane was about lo ilungc to ils destruction Brit go ,t out of ils dive and under control. "Tic up Ihe Jap," he ordered * * * T5ETH pulled herself from the place where she hud beet wedged between tho hvo insensali bodies of llioir enemies. Sin yanked Rick Moth, away from lh< Jap, then tied ibc Jap's hands il the same way lhal Bril had lici Rick's. "He's tied, Bril," she reported "Check the back comparlmen door. Belli," Brit then said. She did. Lila was cursing am screaming. "Miss Danlon doesn't like i back there," Belli said. "It's more comfortable: than 111 cell I'm going to fake her to- 1be firing squad all three ot thcs spies ought to get," Brit sai grimly. "Rick Moth is rcall Ulrich von Molhe, who disap beared in Mandalay about a yea go while doing a job for you' now wiio. I don't know how .iia got tangled up with him, but' • 11 bet il wasn't because she rasn't willing." "Whal do we do now?" Beth sked. "We're going back. That's slra*' le enough, isn't it?" I "Thai part is. Do you suppose' ur secret is safe?" "That's puzzling me," he said, f haven't the slightest idea vlicro this plane was headed. It's nly by dead reckoning that I can Igure out where we came from. rVe should get back in a couple if hours. But whether we're gong to be able to land, or vlicllira- we're going to bo merely lie harbingers of n swarm of Jap jlanes after we do land, I can't ;ay now." He pulled a switch, and Ihe In- erior of the plane was dark. Beth ind forgotten completely that hey had been traveling at night. Her eyes adjusted themselves, and she looked out onto Ihe Pacific, :is bright as il ever could be un- ;Icr the full moon. "Can we spot the island in this lighl?" she asked. "We can spol il all right, but maybe spoiling il will just get us blown lo bits by one of our own antiaircraft guns. You <now, there arc two sides to this spotting business . . . the airplane pilot's, and the ground gunner's. A plane Ibis slow would be a clay-pigeon target." Bril left the lights oil, except for the inslrurnenl panel. They cruised for some' time — Beth's watch said il was long nfler midnight. In anolher couple of hours il would be dawn. Her eyes wandered over the panel. She saw something and realized thai Brit must have been looking at the panel and must have seen it, too; for he pointed lo the gasoline indicator expressively. "We've only got gas for three more hours," he said. "My navi- ' gallon had better be corrccl and we'd belter he awfully lucky." (To Be Continued) led. " No privates—all' generals." Slatc of Arkansas for permit, to ] <•<! January 1. ' Supplc- Ily EKSKINK JOHNSON SKA Staff (,'orrcsiionilcnt Joan Crawford's .studio bosses lifted tlielr eyebrows thc olher tiny when the star lurn- cd down an excellent role in ;\ new picture auont Avniy nurses on l»nn. "I'm sorry," she said, "but no more war iilcturps. I'm slcV'. «C them. Find mo a nice comedy, -,\ musical or anything; else, and I'll go back to work." The .studio hml nothing else to oftev at the tr.o- nicnl .so Joan lell.s mo .she's taking a six - months- viicnlkm .rom Ihe screen unul the right story, without' a war angl;. can lie found. But while she's dodgini; the on the screen. Jn;in is a busy wnr worker as recruiting clinlrmnn fiir the War Dog Kmnl. She's enlisting home dogs. Ineligible for Irani line duty, for iion-rninhatniU liinks. U yon want your rtop to br ;i private you pay SI. A major is S'20. brigadier general S"iO. nnd a general Out Our Way By J. R, \Vi1Haiiis Our Boarding House with Major Hoople BMI- \ , FATHER..' ) ABOUT TO UPSTfvGT OPFlC.ER.TrtW 3UO6B AMD T OLD F19HWG CHUMS RECEIVED THE CITV/ DCN ,ME EM--I THOUGHT THEY, W\S CBACK STUFFECS HORSES MOD TOUTED NYE- OM CERTMMVX \\JlLTj PiTCUES.'-ALLVOU PICKED RIGHT TODAV \\'w=> THE BOOKIE M1U- TrtW VJOLH-O BE RWDEO.'-~LOCKS I BfMLED US ODT~- WHEM VOU CLEWS- ED NOUR TlAROW ABOUT BEING.THE DESK \ LOOKED ) BAILS ASSD CHMNS/ BAH! NCU VCNCW WOT THEf ARE., NA. R\GWT.> 1 DON'T MIND YOU TAK\N' It KUTTLE. EASY CM TM' N!6MT SHIFT. BUT YOU GUVS KEEP U5 FCGEME.N IN DUTCH VflTH \V.H. ' HE SEE6 THESE --HEKNOWS KSHD--HE VJO2KEQ AT MINUTE-CERE'S ONE IHWiS QUOED.' MIND-you, GMUTED LIVCE MATTRESS.' SIIOW'GOKS ON' . On ,orders from his physician, i>.rs. Lon Coslcllo has put up a 'No Visitors" sign on the rooin ,n their'home where the comedian :s recovering from his serious illness. The reason is typical of Lou 3ostello. The patient was wearing liimself out'entertaining the visitors! Bud and Lou, incidentally, arc collecting 51GOO a week on insurance policies until Lou's recovery. . Joe Collen was offered the role of an aged priest in a new picluro but turned it down because he's Irying to escape character parts. Explains Joe: "I don't want to be a poor man's George. Arliss. I want to be the poor man's ,Cary Grant." Current events arc slill playing havoc .with many a film scene. Other day lltlle Peggy Ann Garner went suppcrless to bed as a persecuted tyke in an English orphanage (or a scene in "Jane Eyre." One of' the'more fortunate' waifs brought, her a crust of bread. "I've brought you some bread," the girl's line read, "but there wasn't any butler." Director Edward Sleven- on. cut out. the reference to bul- er for fear the scene would leave he audience laughing. . . . For he first time in his screen career, Lon Chancy Jr., winds up a "good juy" in Unlvcrsal's "Cobra Wo- nan." And even gels Ihe girl — screen newcomer Lois Collier. * '-f * RATION PARODY Thercs a deal brewing for Leon Errol to play his dual screen roles of Lord Epping and Uncle Malt on a new radio show. . . . Greta Garbo, who is anxious lo return lo the screen, has been looking at her old pictures; hoping to interest M-G-M in a re-make of one of them. In a new Leon Schlcsiugcr "Mcr- rlc Melodic" comedy, a monstei spider chases a little fly throughout the picture. Cornered in last scene, Ihc fly pleads: "No— nol now. This is meatless l-'lyday.' sell find vinous or .spirilu- '. menial Regulation No. ID, cfTectlvc OILS liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as name of business, "The I.illlc Shop", Broadway & Walnut Sis., Dlythe- ville. Arkansas. • Application is for permit to be July 1C, C. M. NOBLE. Alaska averages only about one person lo eight, square miles of issued for operation be^inniny on ---- Ihc first day of July 1!H3 and to' Only about one American male. expire on Uie 30lh day of June in every 200 attains n height of 044, as prescribed by Bulletin dat- -six feet. can (;c(. NOTICK OK HI.INC OF AI'I'I.I F/very I'Diinil of Kilt Is Needed in tin; War KfTorl! Bake With SHIBLEY'S Best Flour //, Needs No Shortening - - - Iry ii .sack of ShiWcy's HcHt—I/t;irn why housewives term it "The 1'crfccl Flour." Sunset Gold No. 370193 The Stallion of Perfect Conformation AT STUD H03 North Crescent Heights Blvd., j CATION FOR UQIIOK i-KKMI'l Hollywood ami .she expects lo raise 1 Notice is hereby given Uinl lire al, least, Slo.(,n;> in Hollywood alone, undersigned has filed with Ihe .'You know Hollywood.' she grin-Commissioner of Revenue, of Ihe Parts and Repairs for... l'I,Y»10UTIIS-I)OI)GES-l>cSOTOS-CHKYSI.KKS FA CTOR Y-TKA INK!) M EC IIA NICS! 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