The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1943 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, April 22, 1943
Page 3
Start Free Trial

THURSDAY, APJJIL 22, ritin' Star Rises From Skid Row' VOUN'C NEA Staff Correspondent .NEW YORK.—Ballad singer or frlter? Woodte Gutlirle answers, Well, I'd rather be a writer It it omes to a showdown. Now 1 «ol h Idea what a book Is, reckon I'll ?ck off ntirt write a few more." Two weeks after publication of lie story of his roving, fishing, guitar-playing, lite, 10,0(10 opijs ar e out of lius publisher's lock and Woody Is a literary leg- j"I had n inillioji words wrote in l.x months and I spc'il the next, months fliidtn' 140,000 of them bat would conned up with each •tiler," Woody explains. 'CONNECTS" 140,0110 WOUDS 'lliat's how he found out about , boo);—and it. turns out he wrote lot one but several. Joy Docr- IliiSer, an editor who helped pick nil the 140,000 words, says there re at least three other books as !pod a-s "Bound for Glory" in vliat's left, over from il. Says she lidn't rewrite Woody at all, jhst ihowed him how to separate one x»k from the others. Woody is Skid How, U. s. A., ill tcrson. There are many Skid Raws, lixl Woody ha.s lived them in -14 itate. They're the Bowery In New fork, Chicago's Clark Street. Los Vngcles' Fifth Street east ot Main, DJOalioma City's Reno Street and o on. '"But this ain't no hobo book." ie says. "It ain't about me and my uitah. i wrote lliis book to show low Americans in natural-born Jighters. Hitler said they ain't.. He laid Ihey ain'l gol no fightin' cul- ';urc, they ain't got nothing be- 'md 'cm to make 'crn fight. ;:"What Hitler don't know is Dial ^niericans fight better for pas(- ;Jnie Ihan any soldiers he ean put .'"I seen AmerieaiLs fight for fnn, BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Glamour and Bluebonnets Reign in Texas PAGE THREB Foodie Gulhric, of Skid How ul this ain't no time for that. in't' no time to let anybody git. j all split up over lil' ol' nickel pel.-'dime things so they can tak? I hundred dollars away from us." |Hc Is an Okie troubadour—a pet'tough as tcnpenny nails. What e'll do with the small fortune ie books probably, will make him. obody knows; once he had $300 !nd it vanished in three days. He has a wife in El Paso, Texas, and lirce kids. He can't quite remem- Ijer Iheir ages. He is a scrawny ittle fellow in rough-dried britches. He has curly black hnir, blue-black eyes, and a tart laugh..He is 31 IN CO\GltKSSIOi\,\L UHKAIlY • He was offered a job .singing- in i swanky night club 05 uloiiCL; up h a New York skyscraper. He said Thanks, but that's loo far away rom Ihe U. S. A." The folk songs lie throws across its guitar, casually (alking, are on records in t!,e United States jibrary of Congress. Woody's 3randma had been a log cabin •schoolteacher in Oklahoma, and she sans ballads. So did Womlv'.s uothcr—hundreds of them eliro'n- cling outlaws, cyclones, killings. Woody beard III; songs, but put most of his energy into "(•cttin' beat up and figlitin' some more" vith kids around town. He learned o pick Die guitar a liitle with his \mclc, a square dance fiddler. Gltimour and Bliiebonncts cnons;li to content the hearl of any camera fan coiUcl be found at (he Sixth Annual Uexas Bluebonncl Photo Viesln nt Marlin, Te.vns. La Vein iieed. above, prelly model from Marhn. lent enchainment lo the view for many camera fans, who came from miles around to make pictures. PJiolufHns ami nature lovers gather each year at Marlin to .see one of the St-Uc's most colorful arrays of the slate newer. Below, pretty Barbara Reed received plenly of nlieh.loi, as ibe re chncd in a field of luscious liluebonncts. Reed posed among the llosvcr.s for camera r-ns (Nt'A) Services Held Wednesday At Caniihei'sville For Jame s Walter Clark CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,. April 22. — funeral services for James Walter Clark, Hi, Kinfolks nid;;e community youth, were held Wednesday afternoon at Smith Funeral Chapel here, with Rev. IS. Long conduethiy the services. Young Clark, son of Mr. and .Mr.s. Jim Clark, was drowned in Clinic Ili about .six miles south ol this city, Monday afternoon. The body was not recovered until late Tuesday. , According to statements given at tlie inquest conducted hy Comity Coroner J. V. -Moore, the youtli had accompanied a half-brother lo set out Hotline*-. The older youth left, and when lie returned, their boat was overturned, and young Clark missing. James Jones and Bob Sanders located the body wllh grappling hooks about G o'clock nesday afternoon, approximalcly 24 hours after Clark was drowned. Surviving arc his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Clark of Hontc One, and his father, Jim Clark, who is employed in Memphis; one sister, Mrs- Pete Sauerwin of this city two half-broiliere, James Parhaiii and David parliam, of this vicinity and (wo half-sisters. Ethel of Corinth. Miss., Mid Mrs. Virginia Illllman of Memphis. In 1!)43 il is estimated there will be only five-ciglus as many tires, including recaps, available for an- los as liic normal demand for new tires. SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON l.illlnr of Ailvanre four gospels lell Ihe alory of ;i resurrection of Jesus, and t longhiful renders of Ihc Scriptures • ,. . *^ M Ho nlltll He spoke her inline, Mary, Dial, He wns ieveulc<l lo her. Lack Of Merchandise Is No Excuse For Rudeness others. An oin.slandhu; Impression wl I urobably l,<. of Ihc variety In detail, although all Ihe aecdunls iisri'c on the cvntrai fact. The differences in the stories are Imporl- ""' they entirely dispose the Idea lhal. Hie story of the unmiini could have been In- am I'eler says In his second Eplslle tl:li.i: "i^,. SV c have not followed .. , deviser! fables, when we niiide known unto you the ^welcoming of our Lord JCMIS Christ, bin ww . c eye-witnesses of his majesty." One minks of (hut In connection wllli the story ol the re.suiTcetlon, "if " this triumphant story of Ihc j'lsliiB ol Jesus from the (tend had bfen In any sense a "cunningly devised fable." .surely (hose who Invented or recorded It. would have been very careful lo have lold (lie story wllh complete Identity of dc- Ihe account of the resinree- in John's Gospel, which constitutes our lesson, il may be said Unit It Is very rich in Its'record of peisoiml experience and in the vividness wllh which it narrates the effect of Die resurrection upon the early visitors In the tomb, It Is predominantly (lie story of Mary Magdalen, the woman who loved her Master with deep grall- and Intensity, who loved Him so deeply that, .she had come early in Hie morning- to visit. Ills tomb, when she found the alone rolled away from |) lc m0 |j||i of Die W'llnl- clire, she was full of surprise- and she camo limning to Simon Peter and lo "ihe oilier dlclple whom Jc.sus loved," evidently the apostle John, greatly troubled, and tclllnir them that, the Lord's body had disappeared. I'eter and John ran quickly lo llu> lojiib. John stooped dnivn ami looked hi, 1ml. Pclor with lib Ini- ITIICSS went Into Hie sepulchre found the linen eloths lying 1 (here and the nankin Hint had been about the Master's head wrapped In a place by Itself. TIic record or Hit action of Ihe two disciples is somewhat, pu/.y.Unu We are told that they believed, though they liad not understood the saying of Jesus that lie must rise [ram the dead. But for some strange reason they went otf lo Ibclr Iionic, allhoiiKh Mary remained at Ihe door of the tomb, weeping Why did 1'cter and John uo home? lie Master there? slbly assumed that If He were'llv Ing. He would make His wu v I. their dwelling. Mary, with her love and loyally could not so easily lenve the place - en se' the vision of Ihc angels, and she tinned D t II *•* -*• (/ \-f mJ On The Farm Ihe Aimys sturdy, low-shmji •ecommksuncc car has proved Iks slamlna and versallllty on 11 do/eii ballle(, ciiplm-cil (he affcc- llon of civilians as well a.s soldiers and sUumliUcd a blisk ixwtwar de- iiuind. Although leeii-mied youngsta yearn for the Jeep ns a siiiurt nmabuut, li.s niniiufneinrcrs Imve decided that the vehicle's most hu- portanl job utter the war will bo to help out with chores on ihe farm. Joseph W. 1'rnw. president o( Willys-Ovd-liind Motors, inc., of Toledo, o., whose firm designed (he Jeep 1 being used by the United Millions' avmles, predlcl.s tlie car will prove to be "the mosl useful farm Implement ever bnlll." >s, not trucks and old-model passenger ciirs, will be scouting over (In. countryside after Hie war, according to Krawr. (•'an Dii Anything "We Know." he said, "the Jeep can do almost anything anyone rould possibly demand ot a vehicle, I'lrsl of all. Il provides very economical trnn«porlallon—something tlial should appeal ( 0 every rnrinnr. Secondly, It eim pull a plow, draw a harrow inut haul heavy loads .Ii a minimum consiimpllon of fuel. 'There are other uses for the Jeep on the furm," lie added, "for example, a Inriner can the Jeep's power mill to operate milk- lug machinery, He can also use It to haul produce anil supplies to and from the dty. We are convinced there will be n ircmendoir; market tor the Jeep." Krimer said some luudlflcnllon of Die present Army Jeep will be necessary before Die vehicle Is sold commercially. However, the Willys president added, "there'll be n good demand for a great many jeeps Jusl as they are." , May Change Orlve One of the changes probably will be cllmlmillon of the four-wheel drive. The Jeep, although light, bus power to spare. U ha.s pulled boa- ged trucks out. of ditches, lowed lilnnl bombers aerivw landing fields, e an oni uo ome? ttnn ombers across Inndlinj fields, (hey anllclpatc meeting with and plowed furrows for field tele Master h '••IL Is qulle pos- phones. New uses are found foi '- Ihe handy vehicle almost dully. The reconnaissance car wiis developed In 1SII) by three automobile companies with Hie guidance - - j ,*-.'<(. i,,^ pjui.c, of Armv engineers. Kadi company and stooping down to look Into the designed nntl built 1,5011 ol the tomb;-she-wn.s j-cwardednvhen'she' ciii-s. after which the Wltlys-cgnl- imd me vidrm n t n,„ i, i ncetca vehicle was designated ab 'What. I don? mostly was follow construction jobs where people could pet work for about 10 days," • said. 'Always liyiired I wanted to see everything prcUy close because n? tiny I was Konna back off and write about il," iP.RSTATlONS OF EXTERNAL CAUSE icnf! jiimplrs. bumps (;), ami ifily lirnkfii-onl skin. Million.) relieve : .-nir, ii,.< \villi simple homo (rr-.ilninilt. 3o?4 fr, \vrnk nl once. Direct nclion nins nrrihni: l>\ kijlinj; p-nns it louche*. Use i t>l.-ia; ciiuj \vtiil<: Olntinrnt only an dl- rijcicd. 10c, 2oc, r.l)o siz^s. 2S ye.ira success. ''if'-'ii'-iii ""i- J ;"" r; " ltcc -. ».'•' Vil »' '" [ Black and While Bk'in'"i3oa[i "StSiy. Place Telegraph Orders NOW! . j PIcasu phone or lirtn^ your Idegriijih nixtura fur Kn I (er Rowers in ;if once. I Corsages ~ Plants —- Cut Flowers \ The Flower Shop Delivery Anywhere, Any Time Glcncoc Hotel IMdg. I'hone J! Save On Children's Easter Needs i.iTri.i; itnvs" M:IV (loat and Cup 3.98 Hlue or Ian (weed lop- coats with hats lo match. S1ZKS: 'J lo G (lllll.S 1 and 'lO'J'.S' H.MAKT Ni; K,\STi;i< DRESSES 2.98 Smarl, (.wo-piccc Ijolib.v .siiil.s rlirinD. lii'inccK.s models, ck'.' Of s|inn ray- ons, creiK's, seersuckers anil Girls's Satin Slips 79c 'IVu color, run resistant satin,' lace (rimmed. Sixes •! to 11. SUITS •Hirec bnlion jacket ami pleated skirts. Tailored of Wool Maids, Shctlands and llceccs. All the new spring eulorlngs. Children's EASTER HATS 98c Boys' Butter DRESS SHIRTS .1.00 Uf itimi MIU,I.M There lire few busliie.vje.'i Hint MIII i(lvo the same iiuiillty of serv- ce In war lime that they used lo Ivo lii iieacc lime, Many customer* ami Dial. Most urn wllllnu lo miike allowances for slow, mid ollen inferior servleo. Hill there bi one thing they won't make allowances for—and lint Is n (llscoiirlcoiw "hike what 'Oil CIUI pet mill like It" alllllKlc. l-'lrms Hint, lire oll'enillnx In I))!.'; •esnecl liiul belter wake 1111. People will understand and ac- cc|>l almost any kind of service, '( I here Is n liT.lllimile excuse lor .1. nnil K ihe reason Is cxr>Ja!ne<l ." tliein nnil reiiiel expressed, lint II burns them up to be told .Uey lire lucky to set nuy .service il nil, or otherwise t rented an .hough their iialroniiue we jnsl i nuisance. Yet there lire ninny linns—do- ns more business limn they hnvc Hi years—that let Iboir help |»kt; hid nllltiule toward customers. They inny gel liy ivllli i| („ wnr (line, when people have more imney (n siiciid thnii there iiro IliliiKs iiud services lo buy J'HKKK'M, OOMi: A l»Av' UMl customers, like i'lej)lninl.-i iiuvc long memories, They are ijj lo remember, when the war over, which bu.slnrsseti Iroiited Ilicin wllli n i id consideration when they hiul more customer.'! limn (hey could cushy ac- coinmodato. They are nlso «ohm lo rcmoin- l>cr which ones snubbed (hem mul their pulromiue. And they mx> Koliifj lo spend Ihelr posl-wwr dollius with (he llrmslliiit didn't B ei uppity w]u . n justness boomed. Thai • Is Minn-thing every liusl- CKS nun ouuhl to be IJilnX-ina abonl right now. some or them ipjiarcntly iij-e—but some seem .0 think customer* arc Just a iuii- sniice. Tliey won't be, always. AAA Contest Winners C'ARUTHEKSVILLE, Mo., April 2. — Miss Ladell Turner, Bra"g Clly, wan first place winner in the l'rlple-A "rood for Freedom" con- lest, with Judging of finals held 1'ilesdiiy nlfihl. Second plate tveiil- to Mls.s Mildred Morgan, Warden iiml third lo Miss Doris Kllcn U'dbelter. DecrliiR. 1'rlws wore, re- • spectlvely, 525 War llond, $10 War Stamps and $5 wur Stamps. The contest WHS under supervision of Mrs. Opal Rushing, Cooler, larincr Held woman of the A.A.A office here, rtboul 300 cnlito- were received, representing l'i county schools. which uses Hie former's spcrillcH- llojis, build Jeeps for the Army A i;liince ut the dashboards of flic Jeeps us they roll ott the , ls - senibly Hues shows that American doughboys aren't the only ones who drive them. They carry Insiriictlon plates printed In limsltin. Chinese »nd S]>ai), ,1, „,„(, l( - Terrier Weighs 1 1-1 MI, HAN OIECiO, Gill (UP) _ Miss Mary Donuhlery would like to know if she will hnvc lo yet ti meat, ration curd for her thoroughbred Knullsh Manchesler terrier, it weifhs Just i |-.| pounds and stands u[> nicely in an ordl- iinry wilier- (jlnss. In tlie meantime she Is keeplna It on 1 a vegetable diet. mf&m £ N S t M Ii L E S/ * \\ 1 i ^\\ T HE bride who values dtftin&ion in her rings will appreciate the rhythm of line, rhythm of bc.nity, predominant in the cfe- •Isign of "Melody" ensembles. Of GRANAT" V tempered gold, the'engagement''ring and ^the matching wedding ring, blend harmoni-, ously into a glorious scintillating ensemble. $24 75 * and up Just Received New Shipment Of BULOVA WATCHES Styles for Men and Women ...We have NOT ADVANCED PRICES on these new ivatchcs above nationally advertised standards! CHOOSE YOURS NOW! Pat.O'Biyant Jewelry Store

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free