The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1943 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 26, 1943
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PLYTHEVILLB '{ARK.)1 iCOUBIKR NEWS JVEDNESDAV, MAY 26; ,1943 '"fygfa BLtTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS <•* THE COURIER NEWS CO. •',Vi i ',«H W, HA1NBB, Publisher i, •(' t 8AMTJEL F. NORRIS, Editor "-• JAUX8 A. GATENS, AdrerUslnB Manager i DAVIS, Circulation Manager ».*«_ Advertising Representatives: __•[ Wttner Co, New York, Chicago, De- Atlanta, Memphis Every Afternoon Except Sunday •' ' totered as sfcood class matter at the post, «OlM «t Blythevlfle, Arkansas, under act of Con- I <ftt*,< October 9, 1917 , Served by the United Press. ' . SUBSCRIPTION RATES 9y"cirrUr in the cltj ol Blylhevllle, 20o per ' or 8Sc per month r mail, within a radius of 50 miles, «4 00 per t • $200 for six months, 5100 for three months, m»!l outside 60 mile zone $1000 per year ible in advance U ftometo Roost • After extensive fust hand smvev tlie Office of \Vai Inclination has tonlnm- <d that, the leciuilment of phvhicmna "and surgeons by the HI mod foiccs \\as done in a heltei-skeltci, hil-nml miss ' fashion which has created serious prob- 1 lems. 'jx; ^ r t v ; 5,*0f'' e'i g'-ht,' generalised conclusions OWl.on its studies, one ": "Ju too' many cases physi- recruitcd for the armed services Wil^jut. auflicient,regard for llic welfare \pf* the, cjvilian populntion." rj$ hfe -nothing-to do with the mbei'/^ke'ri, 1 which, already reaches "''*'('-45,000, or. approximately onc- ird of«4feriifttioii's< active full-time £tff"thV ArmyV'thc Navy and, the other services need 45,000 doctors or 76,000, they must have them. The complaint is thai, in the absence of even a pretense of advance planning, and'"'Without' miy-lstaUitory plan for handling the emergency, Uncle Sam stepped - gut and swung a bullwliip. Physicians' and surgeons who were enthusiastically patriotic, and those who were susceptible to quick draft, anil those whose dependents would have suffered severely if the breadwinner were to be taken on a private's'$50 a month, weie rushed into uniform: \ tioiis, and the incident demonstrates why Nazis and Japs make silly and sometimes obviously phony claims. The Germans claim to have torpedoed and stink the American carrier Ranger. Our Navy department came through almost immediately with a flat denial that the Ranger, «r any other U. S. carrier, bad been sunk recently. The American disclaimer slopped t h e r e, properly. But down in Lisbon Portuguese lish- ennen, unversed in the ways of military inlclligcnce or disinterested, reported .seeing (he Ranger '100 miles from North Africa launching planes with troops and materials for our forces there. Attacking submarines; worn driven off by- depth charges, they said. Thus, if the fishermen spoke truth, by his spurious claim Gocbbds succeeded in learning where the Ranger is and what she is doing. Cnn't Our Soldiers While the Army's high command insists upon dragging millions more men out of war production and into uniform, Lieut. -(leu. Brohon B. Somervcll, chief of the Service of Supply, lcslilic:i publicly that, though our allies .should be completely equipped by the end of 1943, "our own army will not be so equipped until late in 1944." "In point of fact," he says, "we arc still nnl free from difficulties in providing essential cargo for the shipping which is available to us." • SERIAL STORY tf&tflt BY LORETTE COOPER WAAC ,COCYIIIOHT, I»4J. NCA SERVICE. INC. ,et ''Em S/eep Civilian Health is of vital iniporUuwic ill the .avse'nal of dctViocracy; 1 . 1 But no effective effort was made to select (loc- torb s>o that, while the ^services, getting their till, communitics-at' would be-, loft with medial pro^cc^piK "• There WH.S a pretense o r tV lW.-i', How shallow the pretense was can be attested by millions of persons who saw tlic system at work in their own communities, and is,typified by the OWI's story ot one 12,000 middle Southern area which has no doctor and the" nearest hospital—a small private one—twenty miles away. There' used to be one doctor to serve this: entire area. He was declared nonessential! All efforts to have him released by the Army were futile. Before leaving, the doctor brought in a friend to take his place. But the friend was 28, and within'a few months he, j too, was taken into .the Army. A drug- girt, assisted nt times by the mayor, is practicing medicine illegally rather than see his neighbors die for lack of any care, i : '- ; • '- ."• ' * • Why do we drag this up? To try over spilt milk? Not at all. This is not ancient history.' Ills going on today, as more' and' more doctors are torn loose, without plan or much consideration, while the boys in Washington say there is no need for a manpower drafl, and urge that we try. "the voluntary approach." War workers labor around the clock, and many of them have lo sleep in the daytime. At best that isn't easy, with light seeping uround drawn shades, children playing in the streets, housewives doing their work, automobiles' passing Therefore it is particularly fitting • that Noise Abatement Week this year May SO lo June 5) should be dedicated to eliminating all noises lhat would unnecessarily break up the sleep of war workers. • ' Hc'alth and war production both de^.p'-ml on 'sound v sleep.. Day-sleeping '.•jiyqrkera^.are^.on.'eyery street, ; in every block. Give I'hVin -a break. Tlie week's motto might well be "Let 'cm sleep." SO THEY SAY The Ca ricr Herv Goebbels appears at inst to have Micecded oil one of his fishing cxpedi- "Miiybc I won'I be llic town umpire, Iliis year—willi all-, the boys i!tme, I'm getting in t-.hape so 1 can t;ct in llierej ami pi Id) a .name!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD * f \ All of us nrc doing tilings we do not like, but this i.s the time for sncrlflcc. 1 make ?M n month nnrt 1 used to make Hint In a week. We In Ihc .service do not wnnl to kill and do not want lo do. ; Rut \vc do want to \vln the \vur. Strikers should remember Hint.— Pvl. Charles O. Smith, In Hawaii. » * » A strong ccnlrnli/.cd government, willi business wenk nntl disorganized, is deplored. The l',vo must lenrn to work harmoniously together, wllli government, rema'ining suffieicntly slroiiu tuicl centralized lo act tor llic whole economy. — American Business Congress. * • « We fight a belter war and light It more cl- Icclivcly because we arc a nation that voluntarily regiments it.sell while retaining Mic altitudes (hat BO with Freedom of democracy.— Dr. Vannevar Busli. director Oflicc oF Scientific Kc- icarcli. » * * '1'iie person who must lical Ihc body must minister .lo llic vhnle personality. To be Ihc hringcr ol comfort In a day ol bombs and Wood-letting, that, is (lie privilege oF your profession in your lime.— llcv. Dr. iialph W. Sockman oF New York lo graduating imrtcs. * * * There is only a brief pciiod For planting some crops, ami if llic (gasoline) situation Is nol relieved soon, some of Ihc land intended for crops Iliis year will not be iilaiilcd until next yciir.--Agricullurc Department report. WORD TARlFf COMES FROM THE MTTLE. NORTH AFEICAN TOWN NEAR TAN&IERS, WHERE, !| A CENTURY AGO, SHIPS . ( HAD TO l°^f C— T. M. REC. U. S. PAT. CORALS NOT ONLY ARE FOUND IM BUT IN THE SEAS AS WEU-. "EvEN'A WELL DONE STEAK IS RARE THESE HERB AVULER., PLUNGE TO EARTH CHAPTER XV TX> complicate matters, Rick was •*• coming to, and the Jap probably would be in a few minutes. "Can you fly this plane?" Brit asked B«th. "Sorry. They made us everything except flyers at Dos Moincs." "Then it's up to you to keep the folks in the back seat under control." Belli look care of Rick first, He was kicking around, and it was obvious that Ihe captives' feel would have to be lied, as well as their hands. • Brit turned the cabin lights on Beth looked for something slit could use to tie ankles together Attached lo Ihc wall were three parachutes. Belh pulled one o Ihem apart and got a length o strong cord, borrowing Brit's knif to cut the material. •Then she went to the Jap. Sin reasoned, that it would be betlc lo tic him immediately, thci struggle with Rick, than to tak a chance on having lo fight hot! of them—particularly since th Jap might know some tricks wit his /eel. • :She pul' Ihe cord around th Jnp's ankles and made it sccun • "Now it's your turn," she sai to Rick. There was a firm set to her ja\\ .'-•-. * * * CHE watched Rick carefully a she ncarcd his feel. This wa . going to 1)0 a problem. Then si saw its .solution almost as' soon a she recognized its dangers. She fastened one end of the coj firmly; to the Jap's ankles. The she formed a running loop in th b'ight of the cord. She started toward Rick. "Watch oul," Bill warned. Bui there was no need to have ny fears. . Beth stepped quickly past Rick, nd as he turned to try to trip nd kick her viciously, she threw e running loop over his legs and ulled as hard as she could. She had the advantage, and in iree seconds the helpless spy hat een caught and dragged so tha is ankles were tied to the Jap's It was a matter ot anolhev few econds to tie the knot securely, 'hen Beth rolled the pair away rom the center of the cabin and urlher lashed them to the side of lie plane. Site relumed to Ihc front. "Good work, Beth," Brit said. You seem equal to anything. I've never seen anyone cooler ... in he face of danger or possible dcalh," "A soldier has to face those .liings," Beth said, smiling. "Hlghl," Brit answered. "You know. Ihc way I've always looked il it is that when Ihe end comes, t will be just like getting transfer orders. I've been transferred a dozen times in the Army. Sometimes lo a heller spot, sometimes lo a worse. Only almost always lo a belief one. There's something final about a transfer—it closes the chapter of your life which was spent at Ihc last post." He slopped a moment. Then ho resumed. "I've always thought thai my final transfer would be lhat way—final, closing a chapter or maybe even the book, and maybe sending. me lo a better posl." toward life were concerned. •/ •' "Fine time to talk of death/'. Brit laughed, "when we're sUring ; it hi the face." He switched off: the cabin lighls again so he could get a clearer view of the ocean. 'There's the island, hut it's a thousand to one we'll never be able to come down on it." TJETU looked down on the island, ' dark and apparently'lifeless. She knew that dark as it was, Brit was right. He knew, as commander of that island, that the tiny spot in the ocean bristled with hidden guns which would blast them down unless they could properly idenlify themselves.-It had been daylight when Lita Danton's American-made Jap plane had first landed, but now it wa» night. ' "You can't gel through with the radio?" she asked. "It was plenty of use to th? Jap, but none to me. Wrong frequency." . ; "There aren't any.flares?;' ;,..-' "Thai's a good lo look at "Wouldn't do us any good. ,- f .-, would briiiK Hie guns into action.;' Beth remembered, .that' there were two parachutes- hanging '<jn Hie cabin wall/'. ,",,:" '.'•'!£< "Bril/J she said, "could you fly over the . island lengthwise—you know, so we went across' it at its • jjrcalesl length?" . ,-- - "Sure," he said. "Why?" As he asked, he swung the plane uround so (hat they were approaching one end of the island. "Oh, I just wondered." , She dared not lell Bril her plan. So she went back into the cabin ajul removed one of the. para-, chutes. She got into Ihe harness,' and made doubly certain it was securely attached.. . , . ". "Goodly, Brit," she said. "Stay aloft as long as you can." • He turned toward her. At first' he did not understand what she was about to attempt. When he' did, it was loo late. Lieut. Beth Carter of fha-Women's Army Aux- il, I think," Belh said. As she spoke, she realized that she and Rick liad a great many things in kinship as far as their 1 attitudes I iliary Corps had opened the cabin door .and plunged free ^df "• the plane. , .>' (To Be Continued) "Covercttcs In Action." The boy—23-year-old Capt-. Kenneth. Trout, better known to the •Japs and American.newspaper readers as "The Plying Trout.". SHE'S "A SINGA" remained one ol the movies' most- hiescel villians because he put his Courier News sant »ds Bill he's not known as Chad Ap- Jcgiiie. lie uses his real name now. heart into his work. (He's one ot Hollywood's lop prti^ The young villain's name wasn't (iucer-ilivcclors. His name—Sam. Child AppleBSilc. He whs the son ot wcoel. His latest picture—"For a Philadelphia family of Ihe Main j Whom Ihe Dell Tolls." A. girl—ii song—and a Broadway Line, nncl he couldn't disgrace the \ matinee idol are Ihe principals of family by dragging their' name into ! "Front, glass" became standard this story—the story of a girl who the "flickers". Despilc all IhLs. how- ' equipment on many automobiles in became famous because .she Insisted ever, he stayed with the "flickers", 11)10. -• '•• she was "n sinagl" It slarlcd one and now, 30 years Inter, Chad Ap-' she was "a slnga." It started one piegalc is still in Hollywood. . Rrsnrt named June Knignt slepped out of the casl of n new miisica) show .about to open on Broadway. So the musical show had a new song, but no girl to sing it. Then one day, Just before, the show was to open, a timid knock sounded on the dressing room door of William Gaxton, the New York matinee Idol and star of the show. In walked a girl. "Ah'm a singn." she whispered in a soft Southern "drawl. After asking several questions, Gaxton discovered she was a singer only in her own estimation. She'd never sung on the stage', or even before a large audience.' Bui she persisted she was a ."slnga", and could- not be budged from this-opinion of herself. Gaxton recalled the song June Knight. ISEXT; Why tall j>tojers_ n«d good eyes, In Hollywood BY KKSK1NK JOHNSON NEA Stuff CniTr.srinndcnt They were neighbors in a small (own near Seattle, Wash. They lirst met when she was 3 years old and he not much older. She wns wearing her hair in braids. They became friends unrt it wasn't very long before other children began launtiiiE them with "Kcnnc'li loves Wally." lie carried her books through grade school and linemen high school. They were very much in love. Graduation from high school brought I heir first, separation. She went, lo a distant university—lie to another college. Al lust they wrote weekly letters to each Other. Then, for Iwo years. Ilicy didn't write. College days over slin wtnl (.0 New York \vitli dreams of a singe career. He joined the Army rtlr Corps as an nviiilioii cartel. Not so. long ago she visited her home (own and hy accident, he was (here, loo, wetiriu s (He wings ol a lieutenant. The .spark of ICIVP bla/ed again. He presented tier wllh hi.; pilot's wings, anil it wasn'nl many evenings- later lhat. the home-tow, folk knew they were engaged. The lieutenant went off to India. Hi daring and'.success, in battles will Ihc Japs made newspaper headlines Decorations were bestowed' lipoi him. followed by his promotion I captain. Fate deall kindly with Ihe girl. loo. Her dramatic talent and beauty..finally attracted Hollywood. Overnight she became a sUir.. | a lie girl—21-year-old Ella Wallace Hains, now being starred by Universal studio in the picture was supposed to-have-sung in the show. He gave Uie girl a copy and resigned himself to the ordeal: Five linutcs later, the girl signed a con- ract which brought her stage and hen screen stardom. The song—"My Hcavt Belongs to -Daddy." Tlic girl [ary Martin. 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