The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1943 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 21, 1943
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r ACT FOU« THS BLYlHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H.W. HAUJES, Publisher SAMUEL F, NORRIS, Editor JAKES A. OATENS, Advertising Matuger OERALDYNE DAVIS, Circulation Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta. Memphis. published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second dais matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Con, October 9, 1917. Served-by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By- carrier In the city of Blythcvlllc, 20c per treck, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per y*»r, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 to three months; by null outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. Voluntary Approach. Organized Labor and the National Association of Manufacturers arc opposed to the Auslin-Wadsworth bill to establish an industrial draft. Their Opposition is not superficial. It goes to the very heart of "the proposal, and is based upon 'bitter opposition to any labor conscription legislation. , Secretary Stimson, Assistant Secretary Patterson of the War Uupaiimeiil and Maritime Commission Chairman Land are strongly for the measure. So are 45 state Selective Service heads who testified before a congressional committee Manpower Commissioner McNott . was for if, until President Roosevelt asked that, before adopting siueh a law, we try the "voluntary" approach * * * ,The fact is that we have long since discarded the "voluntary" approach. Whether or not free-will could have been made to work, it was not. We have been operating for some lime under compulsion based upon a law. Unfortunately—and this is the real case for the • Austin-Wadsworlh bjll, will) or without modification in detail —we have been trying 1 0 enforce a );i- bor draft illegally by perverting a law that was not meant for the purpose. This has been clear lime after time. It - is emphasized by the WMC order that men in the 38-45-year-old group must transfer from non-deferrable jobs by a fixed date or face drafting for combat service. This, in turn, is clarified by the terms on- which the Army will iclease men over 38 who already have been drafted. , i. Such men must accompany their request for release by a statement from some responsible outsider that they will be employed in essential industry or agriculture. Their request is passed Upon not by their own draft board, but by that in the area where, if released, they propose to work.' If the request is granted they are not discharged, but are put into the enlisted reserve, ho lhat if they should dare leave the essential job they could be recalled immediately, without red tape, t& fighting service. ' * a » 'Tims far all fathers are specifically defei red—and all but those who decline to leave non-deferrable work and go into a.deferrable classification. They, regardless of age (up to <!5) and regardless of dependency, arc to be put into IA and, if they can get into and out of examination rooms; without limping, can be called into lighting service. Definitely we arc not using Hie "voluntary" approach. The administration is clubbing men into going to work uhere it wants them to work. Why, then, not be frank and honest about it, and have a law applying imparliallv to all? Conservation This is a serious subject about which quips would not be in order. Therefore let it snflicc for us to report on a grave conference, the other day, be- fween (he Wood Casket Industry Advisory Committee and officials of the Consumers Durable Goods Division of the War Production Hoard. It appears that under Order. L-3'l (Caskets, Shipping Cases and Burial Vaults) 10 per cent of each manufacturer's output can be over-leiifftli; but there is no ruling against selling over- length caskets for normal length corpses. So this conference was held to discuss fhe desirability of providing that cxlra-lcnglh caskets can be sold only when smaller sixes arc unsuitable. aj. PuMlrniloi) in tills column ol editorials from other newspapers ctoos not necessarily mean endorsement- but Is nn ncknowledgment of interest In the subjects discussed. FSA Chiefs, Not Idea, Faulty If our conception of (he'Farm .Security Ad-, ministration is correct—nnmrly, an jigcncy to tisslst (lie tinnll fanner—then we have no qunr- rcl with (lie Wen. Too often, in the pasl.' llmuiclal or technical help was not available and the "little fellow" lost lik land and became u tenant or itinerant. I'SA was given (mills to help him through the u;ul stretches; personnel Unit should have been ahlo to guide him. That, we believe, was what Congress thought, it was doing in providing funds for FSA. Un- foi Innately, Ihc social planners and exponents of cosmic logistics In Wndilngloii lind other idens. It was too simple for them. Sn (he F.SA organization was impregnated with ideologies and .causes. Farmers were led Inlo a mnzc of projects and collcctivisl schemes when all they wanted was credit with which to help them make a home place comparatively .secure. When Ihe Farm mireau round that Instead ol helping the little fellow work out his own miration the FSA was using him for dangerous, and. more ollcn than not, Impractical experimentation, il rebelled. So the FSA turned to the Fin-mere Union to battle tbn Farm Bureau. Now FSA is fighting for its life. This is regrettable, There should be nn agency such/ns Ihe FSA was originally 'intended to lie. The idea was good; the aiimiiiislrnlicn of it, terrible. II -it is lo continue. FSA must have its top leadership' .overhauled.'' The tugwolls', the Baid- wiiis and (he Whites must be removed from DO- , sltlons ol Influence, and sound, practical men with '« knowledge of what is needed for the small farmer given ihc reins. We arc happy to .•pay there still arc men in the Department o( Agriculture who woulri mewl, those reniiirements. One dial comes •immediately to mind is l. B. Uuggan, Southern Administrator of the AAA. FSA in its present, situation is operating under false pretenses. Get rid of the "get 'cm in debt" bos-s <U the lop and let's have a fumigal- liig before we abandon Ihe idea of FSA. The performance ol the small furmcr in wartime food and feed growing has been fine, tic deserves a belter Tale than being'caught in this crors five. He still, deserves a chance, and FSA. properly administered, can give it lo him. —Memphis Commercial Appeal. SO THEY SAY Peace will lie achieved only '!( Germany is absolutely crushed and if Hie troops ol [be United Nalions will occujiy Germany for several years.— Dr. Ertwnrd Hnmbro, son of Norwegian Paiiiair.enL prc,5k!cut. * * * About 33 per ccul ol our production n ( mis incmcut is engaged upon invnins out weapons which did not, exist, cxcrpi in the imaginations of llicir Inventors, when war broke out. 'llicse are our secret weapons.- British Production Minister Oliver Lyllclloii. * * t Ainciicans nrc rcndy lor yacrifices. All ihcy wan!, to know Is when to sum ;1 ,,d w hcro to Iicgin-Mnj. Ucn. SniKtcrloul Jannau of Eastern Defense Command. BLTTHEVILLB, '('ARK,), COUBIEB NEWS SIDE GLANCES be on "witches, but I'll be llic proucl-"^ piirade, walking with you and that ! '""-.medal!" ' -- • : THiS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson STREAMLINING L «r^, B , A S K END OF ARTILLERY I SHELLS IN THE MANNER OF AIRPLANE BOMBS WOULD BE A USE LESS PROCEDURE/ SUCH PROJECTILES TRAVEL /=X\^-^f>C T^-AAS\SOC//V£>, AMD THUS AIR. CANNOT, BLOW IN BEHIND THEM. •9J3 BY NEA SERVICE. INC '. REG. U. S. PAT. Off. , ITS ONLY A DATE WE CAN EAT AND HAVE IT TOO, "S~MV MISS CLAUDM JEAN DE 1 UMENy FOUND GROWING NEAR. SERPENT HOLES OR. •RUSTY NAILS WROTE AN ANCIENT ROMAN NATURALIST. NEXT: Snake e(in.udlc. WARNING OKDKil IN THE CHANCERY COURT CHICK ASA YVBA DISTRICT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS. '. R. Schnltz, Plaintiff, VS. No. 81G9 W'ilmii Scliulti:, Defendant. The defendant. Wilma Schultz, is hereby warned lo appear wilhin thirty dnys in Die court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff L. H Scluilti!. Dated this 13 day ot April. I9i:i. Harvey Morris, clerk By Doris Mnlv. D. c. H. G. Partlow, Atty. lor Pllf. L. E. ColCninn, Atty. ad Lilcni. •l/l't-21-28-5.5 Marriage Licenses Karl Sharp of m.vtlu-villr am Miss Annie Murphy of Osctoln Hillard Ham and Miss Grace l-'cr- RUSOU both ot Blythcvillr-. Grovn Lee Canada and Miss Rdrtie Ruth CriiiK bolh of Blythcvlllc. Devvoj G. Davis. Darllnglon, H. c.. anil Miss Corn GcraWinc Hughes ol Wyllicvillc. Harry Halajiau of I'iilisade. N j and Miss Rlitli June colcnmn Memphis. Capl. l ma R Anderson Yazoo City, Miss., and -Miss Lelitin !•'. Neal, Conway, Ark. John I A liens,' Pcaliody, Mass.. a nd Miss. Marj' Clyde Broun, Blytheville. William P. Brach and Miss Maitdc Delllc Jhoiiflcr both of Blytheville. WEDNKSDAY, APJUL 21, .« SERIAL. DARK JUNGLES 8Y JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY COPYRIGHT, NEA SERVICC, : . 1'HK gTOHYl Barrr Ki,Ui» w« •Irltkrm. nlth «.(.,!« ."(,' Jl« n» r r from thr (l«1«h« ."" *•«.....! ki. r.i.kful N«I"K ««M«. J W , r..<. klm ..HI k ', ,, *<ro»g,*iuB|!h tu Mike Ike trio «NKk <» AIIUo. To»|>l.«'. pl.i. '?"«•• H» '«Hi inro>»li>«. nkta !ST> r •••"7 '•»»!»». A w»flt lalrr AllUo. <«». kl. th.l . !,!<„ ,r- «Tt< tram- kl. t*»ttt while he TT« .Irk, ..d Ik.l .hr k>. ,o• WMf* II for kin. K.owln, m,,,, utvr, Barry J» nurrlr4. •-.•*•.«.. THJB.VL SACRIFICE CHAPTER XV \ S the days passed and the fever hung on, Barry was half wild .With Irnpatience. For hours— days sometimes— he would think it had run its course, only to be shaken with the cold chill (hat preceded another, attack. • Renaldo had warned him of this that, same afternoon Allison had read him Lila's letter. The Spaniard had 'knocked and come in looking taller and handsomer in his fresh whites than Barry re- .mcmbered him. H6 had 'towered over the 'bed, with his swift, engaging .smile. "Vou really picked yourself a •Sidlwart mosquito,, my friend.' 1 ' "I'll throw 'it off," Barry irritably. said "You "will, but it will be slow " • Allison • brought. his medicine holding up his head and tossing the tablets onto his tongue with deft motions. Barry gu-ped the water-she held to his lips, and smiled-his thanks. . '.'You. wera.right aboiit Allison," 'he said to Renaldo with amused camaraderie; ,' ". I'Right about -what?" Allison .was gathering up tray and glasses lor the servant 16 take out. • "We bet, Renaldo and I," Barry told her lazily, Reeling all at once easy and comfortable, "on whether you'd make the trip." . "And how- did you bet?" '. She paused beside him,'her.lashes almost touching her cheeks•as she looked down into his face. "I bet you'.wouldn't," Barry told her.' • ' . "Which proves," she laughed, "that .Renaldo understands me better than you do." "Oh, wasn't quite fair," Renaldo protested gallantly. "Because I; knew your father. • Mr Fielding didn't. I gambled you had the jungle in your blood iikc he did. And I'm afraid you have." He ^turned to follow Her with liis eyes as she walked to the hall and.handed over the'tray to the Indian woman. Barry watched him i.n deepening surprise. He realized abruptly-thai. Allison was ; not-the .only one .who had changed during his absence. Rcnaldo, too, dif- a fercnt. Gone was the stern, subtle warmth had crept in, u tentative friendliness, He had "Perhaps," Jicnaldo said slowly, , .,- ' -..—.., tlv , lau J '|>ut 1 don't think so. The Quiphac used the same phrase that night atc „ lmit ed and peaceful tribe on lie trek-he feared (he girl within themselves. I'm afra dIt had the jungle in her blood-but is even more serious than thai where there had been apprehension, antagonism in his voice that night, now there was something almost like pride. And in his dark eyes . . . • * t JJAHRY controlled a sharp rising " irritation. Why shouldn't the the girl was handsome Renaldo /alt for , like Allison Topping? She „.„» warm and vivid and delicate. Her blondcness was a perfect foil for the Spaniard'? dark good looks And it she really wanted to stay here . . . He roused nt Heiialdo's laugh. "Vou are looking very unhappy my friend. I am sorry about your trip." Barry's auger swept into an- ollicr current. "Sony is no name for it!" lie exploded. "I want to talk to you about it. Of all the dirty, double- crossing deals 1 ever ran into—!" Allison was standing beside Renaldo again. "May I hear jl, loo?" she asked. Barry hesitated. Then he said bluntly, "Sure. It's no worse than a Gossip Column." Allison and Renaldo pulled chairs close to (he bed while Barry talked. He told them in painstaking detail every step ot the trip The meeting with the chief, his cordial hospitality, his apparently sympathetic hearing of uli Barry Had lo say, his honest indecision in Ihe matter of revealing the mines. Turning to Renaldo, he added: 'Your letter to him seemed lo make him our friend. He said n lot of complimentary things nboul you." Renaldo nodded thoughtfully He's a great old follow." Barry grimaced with rueful hu- •nor. "But you should have seen lim that night at the trial. He couldn't have been any colder if le'd been molded out oE liquid air." He told them then of his •udo awakening by the angry naives, of the weird, f rightful judgment scene ia (1m chief's lent and of the death sentence of the girl. Finally of their imprisonment and escape. Allison shuddered. "How perfectly ghastly! But the girl won't die, will she?" ,* * * ' [JENALDO looked serious. "I , wouldn't be surprised." "But why," Allison cried, "would jnyono want to frame Barry? . —• — MIX.,,,, iimcL— Sotnc Quiche, perhaps, with some- almost condescending —command filing against tlie girl or her fam. in the Spaniard's manner. A ily?" Barry and Allison walched the young Spaniard as he paced the door nervously. At length, unable' lo endure her curiosity, Allison bursl oul; "What is ii, Rcnnldo? For heaven's sake, tell us!" Rcnaldo paused nt ihe foot of Ihe bed, flashing Allison a sympathetic half smile. His dark eyes were blooding and sorrowful. "For a number of years now," he began slowly, "the chief and I have been as close friends as a Quiche ever is with un outsider. I admire him. I am fond of him. Tlial is why I know he is filled with a great anxiety." Barry watched the Spaniard, fascinated. There was power in Ilioso Mack eyes. Small wonder he had gained the fear and respect of Ihe Quiches as (veil as the Indians on the Topping plantation, he though!. "Each month or so," Renaldo went on, "when the Quiches bring their clay jugs of quicksilver down to the coast to trade for bananas and salt, they have been buying things more and more olher bright ornaments, some, times dresses or suits from the trading post, mingling more with olher tribes, carrying back their stories. The chief has been struggling against this tendency. It is his duty to see this slow Infiltration of foreign ideas does not betray {heir precious isolation. I have fell, during our last meetings, he was growing desperate over the situation, unable to stem the tide of his people's interests in the outside world." Barry gasped. "You don't think the chief framed me!" Kcnahio's eyes were fixed on him, compassion in their black depths. "The chief is .1 smart man," he said simply. "Can you think ot a belter way to impress his people with the danger oi*jut- sidcrs? The sacrifice of one of the tribe's most beautiful maidens has often been the shock which taught them the error of their ways." The logic of Rcnaldo's reasoning appalled Barry. "In that case," lie said hopelessly, "is there nothing I can do?" Renaldo released a long breath. "The first thing for you to do iJ to gel well, my friend. After .that, we will see." (To lie Continued] J. T.-Clark and Mrs. Myrtle Rags- date both of Liixorfl. and S. Scrgt. lichard Price ol Paris, Texas, and Miss Sadie (Louise McCain, Sclma Ala. . Kxccllent, cork Is no.w procurable rom Douglas fir bark, with an innual potential supply of 200,000 ons a year.. Out Our Way By J. K. Williams Our Boarding House with MajoTTfoopl , /OH. NO. WE vf, V TAKIM- OLR RAFT ==•)*£---. i-\ VET-THIS TRIP '- 1^-jVl IS TO MAKE A \ MAP OP TH 1 X^HUUL CREEK! OH, VES,VOU MUST HAVE A MAP, so YOU WON'T 6ET VOUR COURSE.' POCKET600K 6EF-ORE <SHE .MOPPED Moo ODT, OR |<S IT cs; --fiV . TILL TUESDP\N'= Dr. W. F. Brewer Dentist Blythevlilr, Arkanus SPECIALS Eilractions . JI.OO Full. Up'i- i Lower Plates $35 up 1512 Blythevlllc , 1943 We Bun ofton ORGANIST and TEACHER of PIANO. ORGAN, and VOICE Sirs. Dorothy W. Fowbton, B.A, M.8.M. 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Blylhcvillc, Ark,

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