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Blytheville, Arkansas
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HCBFOUB BLTTHEVILLE ;<XRK.y COURIER iREWS TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 19« THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS' - ' TH« OOCRIHINEWS CO. 1 j B. W. HAINES, Publisher' SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor JJUO5B r A.'OATENS, Advertising Manager Bob National Advertising Representative*; Wallace Wttner Co., New York, Chicago, De- twit, Atlanta, Memphis. Erery Afternoon Eicept Sunday otered 'as *econd class matter at the post- ee at Bljth^viDe, Arkansas, under act of Con•ft*. October 8,' 1017, _ . I Served by the On lied Press. ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in. the city of Blythevllle, 20c per '#e«k, or 85c per 'month. ' V Sj mail; within 'a radius of 50 miles, $1.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for Ihrce months; By, mall;outside 60 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. Passing of a Curmudgeon? What in the work! has come over Hint old curmudgeon, Honest Harold Ickcs, ,. who probably holds more jobs than r;a : ny,body.~ in /.Washington except Presi- . 'dent'Rooseveit, and who is in sQi-ioits 1 'danger qf losing his hard-won prestige 'as the most detested man in Washing- "tqn? (Some say'he never was better than second in tlic Potomac Unpopu: jarity Contest, but we, for our part, don't consider Harry 'Hopkins in the running at all.) ;' There was a time when nobody liked. Ickes, the federal official, though Harold the Man had his defenders. Yoii could have found bets lhat Harold was honest enough to concede that even he .didn't really care ranch for Secretary ,/ Ickes. ' , ''•Now, all of a sudden, he has become popular. The petroleum industry—and you should ought to of heard what they .used to'say about him!—is reported to corisider Administrator Ickes quite the inits—and don't overlook "the," bc- „ Cause we mean they really admire him, •• and say—even when he isn't around lo hear—thai if they were eluding a pub., .lie official'to guide their destinies Ickcs would win almost unopposed. .'•""'•••/jrijn'e was when, you couldn't have ei.iUced Honest Harold into Hie' same ;'l)pier with Conservative politicians. , Now he is asking the opinions of con• servativcs in his Puerto Rican duchy, .—and is, said, though .we don't swear it '•is so, to be taking advice from them. '•'. He tried to get control over all fed- v ':erar fuiids and "iiersoniicli 1 in Puerto Rico, and twice asked each member of the Senate Territories Committee lo •-permit a .?25,000,(K)(J. relief fund to be j .administered by his department. When i '..tli'ai didn't ,\w,ork he dropped the inat- i''tetv> a'nd-.-his'''representatives told the JYCOJnmjtleethail-".\Vc don't insist on" Ihu ; amendment '(giving Ickcs control over '•"•-itheidoughi)" Can you.imagine that— frbm the old curmudgeon? ";..'We could mention other similar <lc- , 2j yfetopmenls - concerning Hie rabid re- j JFprrher'who used always lo be good as . j aj whipping hoy when things otherwise '•' .were 'dull. .'VWhalcan have happened? Is it only , coincidence that, the change took place 'just,,as'.Uones^ Harold as publishing . ; his-.'Autobiography of a Curmudgeon? :r5;?'ber.tha't this' 'man, who has ;-;been; sincerely admired for his honesty 'and line intentions, now has discovered an inner-yearning lo be loved 'for his sweet reasonableness and gentle kind• liness? * We hope so. We could like Harold, if ( he vere \\dhng. Shaio Taxi to pick up any passengers who want to go in the ,same general direction the original passenger is going. This saves gasoline, rubber and manpower, and provides belter service. And Pennsylvania has provided against the greatest abuse in the Shurc- llie-Taxi .system. In most places cab drivers collect full fare,- from the starting point, from each passenger, even I hough the price in supposed to be on a per trip basis rather than by the person. In Washington, D. C., the fare is 30 cents for one or more passengers going from the railroad station to a midtown hotel, yet drivers now collect 'M cents per passenger. In New Orleans the fMiK is true, except I hat there (he /one price is 50 cents. This abuse is general. Pennsylvania now requires that drivers colled the normal .fare from the first iiiiKsengnr, and thereafter only the additional mileage from each ,suc- cessivj passenger. This ruling should be made universal. Prisoners Help About 1(50,000 inmates in over 100 slate prisons arc working on almost $8,000,000 worth of war contracts, the WI'I) reporls. None of this production is going int6 civi|(au trade channels. All is contributing directly to relieving the manpower shortage and reducing—slightly, but helpfully—the cost of this war. SO THEY SAY Pei.iisvl' ama now has made official '• what is being done, voluntarily, in most places Taxiub operators are rei|uircd 'ffi^i^m^mmi ®-'tt.iilnl : ^sviSp COPH. mi BY KFA SERVICF. IMC. T. M. REG, u, 6. PAT. OFF. 6-9 Yeh, But-? "The city kid's homesick, all liyht, hut he's spiinky-r-' said lieM work M hours a day on this backwoods farm if it would help wipe out lliose Ja THIS CURIOUS WORLD By Ftrguaon Our problem Is .still one oi grout distance^' in Ilic I'licilic area. Japan, on UK: other hand, has reached the point where .she is consolidating her Bains. Jainm might lie witling lo rest on her nmitmiiiitlon of resources and not attempt to extend ifcr conquests any further. In that case 'her strategic policy would lie lo wait until we had worn ourselves out and try In iicyolliile 11 favorable peace. Should such a peace be: gvuntcd her, by any chance, her ambitions would again inspire her (o further conm:csts. We would then face Ihe problem anew of defeating' her under far more ilifficult conditions.—Lieut.-Col. James Roosevelt. * t * During this year we will double the size of our fleet. We arc building merchant shi|>s four limes as fast us they arc being sunk. We lire yirdlng ourselves not for a single attack on a single front, but for many, attacks on many fronts.—War. Mobilisation Director James P. Uyrncs. . * "• * * .. There is 'only one hope of yelling to Berlin without th.c slaughter which Ihe land battles'of the last war entailed. • And that is by paralysis of German war power by the bomber command. —British Air Minister Sir Archibald Sinclair. TV* Most economists agree Hint we have, never produced enough in the .United Stales to provide decent minimum standards of living in onr country for all of our people. This in ilsell will require decades of full employment.—O. of C. President Eric A. Johnston.' * * ' 1 After'this war we. will need all the democratic iolk there are. Military necessity might requite the starvation of Europe if by so doing .\'ou could starve the enemy, hut you can't do that in any event. You can only starve the freedom-loving people who arc on our side. To render them helpless now is poor strategy. —Dr. Howard K. Kershner, former director Quaker Relief in Europe. » * » We me relentlessly determined to destroy Fascism ami prosecute the war against Italy with all the force we possess so long as Italy fights' Hitler's war.—British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden. • • * For three weeks at a flying field iii Ihe desert the only water obtainable was in [lie coffee served three times a day. Then I got a chance lo t-.ltch-hikc a ride in a transport plane to a city where I could (jet :: bath. ! Hew 1200 miles all told to get lhat bath, mid I can say it, was worth ."every mile.—General Electric representative, back from Middle Kasl. LANDMINES AGE NOT THE ONLY DAN&ERS'THAT LIE HIDDEN BENEATH AFRICAN SANDS/ THE VENOMOUS , . SAND VIPER.. - BURIES ITSELF ASA PROTECTION A&AINST THE.' . MIDDAY SUN, AND SOLDIERS HAVE LEARNED TO DETECT ITS PRESENCE BY THE SCROLL- LIKE DESIGN • • IN THE SAND. . 7. M. REG. U. S. PAT. SUN SPOTS:. ., CAM BE SEEN WITH THE- . NAKED EYE, IF THEY'RE.'i , ooo OR. MORE IN AREA.' 10, 1937. "please. Ho can ; say rid to. a fpur- flg'uge 'salary, if he- doesn't- like the role." >•"'•' : '' ".'' •' ; ' • '• ' "'It hrfs^ to-be something about sorriethiny','.' ; ,savs Homolka. '"I can't, takevniyxelf seriously in ,a role 'that mean's, notrlrig-to me.'.': i. • j Oscar 1 Homolka can afford to wait for ; '''soniQthing a'oou; something" roles,.; such .as [Jtvlnov In "Mis- fipiU" v.h°Ls;.. next. as;;ai Quisling in ('Hostages/, aiid ihis^.three - other Hollyivppd , .c'hnfnclerlzallnnsv i-he beachcorrjbcr. -in "Ebb Tide," the flight'club, owner'-in ^ "Seven Sin-, - -•*-..-• - •• •-.-.;••. ':-___• .:--.,_ | undersigned has i.sucd for operation .beginning on the first clay of July 194H nii:l IT expire en .the. 30th <!ny nt Jiiiiu, 1944, M |iro:cril)cd by Eullctin dated January 7, 19M and Bup::lri)if:n- lal ncuntulioii No. 19 effective Julj 1 BUFOHD MARTIN. sors'ip',"pa|l.'of. _Firc." 'Homolka lakes hlnisclf '.seriously, honestly! . NO'TiiCK j Notice i is',.' hereby ^iven undersigned will . within .that the the time . apply (o the Commissioner', .of/the Sta(e; : of. Arkansas for.'.»., ner'ml't to,"sell' beer, at retail it iO€-. : Wfest • Ash. jBlylheville, 'Mis- s'issjppl, County- ../*• . . * Tl>b •.undersigned states that he is. 4'-.citizen of. .Arkansas, of gcod mora.1 character, that lie has. iievr 8r been' : " convicted of a felony or it her. crime Involving moral - turpitude;" that h'p'llcflisc toVs'eU' beer by Uie .un'dersijned has .been ic- vok'ed,witi)lirfive .years last past; and'HIiaV'th'e'.undersigned .has" never bcen._ cgiu'tctecl of vjol'ating. the jaws 'of ,tHis.''itatc, 'or', any. other itste,' relating [to. the sale of alco- ibllo'liquors. '''•'• " ' »:DR:;-H.;H. THORNTON. Subscribed "'Una sworn to before me'th'is'.''Juiie, 1943. Seal) ..."'.-' -''Oscnr Alexander. • ,ly cdmmtssion" expires. 3-14-1945.- v; .j..::?."... :•..., . .c-o-43 NOTKJIJ OK KILlNa OK Al'l'U- CATION FOR LIQUOR 1'EUMIT Notice is hereby (jlvcn that the filed with the Joinmissloncr of Revenues of (lie State, of Arkansas for permit lo :cll and ^ dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail ;n the premises described as 114 W. Main, Blythcville, Timle Name rtoxy Whisky Store. Application is for permit lo be issued for operation beginning on the first clay of July 1943 and to expire on the 30th day of June, 1944, as prescribed by Bulletin dated January 7, 1038 and Supplemental Regulation No. 19 effective Julv 10, 1937. BUFOSD MARTIN. O-S-41 \&-e . -COPR. W3 GY riEA SERVICE. INC. . ; ANSWER: New.York harbor, where stands the Statue of Liberty. NEXT: How Germany became "si In Hollywood lie's almost killed- hjinself fou times. Ouce he collapsed a rnpun tainsidc on himsejf, breaking 'on arm In 14 places an fracturing leg at the hip. Last year, creating something; new in powder for nicolor, the stuff'went off and put WAKN'ING OKDKK IN THE -CHANCERY COURT Ol-' THE ClitCKASAWliA DISTRICT Ol' MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Alt- KANSAfJ. Walter. U. Burke, Plainlitf, vs. Ho. t'224 Iris Irene .Siurke, Defendant. Tlio defendant Iris Irene Burke is hereby warned to appear witliin thirty day.s in the court iiamed iti the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Walter II. Burke. Dalai this :il i;ay or Mav, 194.1, HAUVEY MORRIS,' Clerk By Doris Muir, D. C. f-;d B. Cook, Atty. for Pltf. Hdil Reed, Atty. ad Lilcm. 6/1-8-15-22 STOCK & I'OUI/I'KY TONICS & FBKDS IlotC Cholera Scrum STEWART'S Draf Stare Main & Lake 1'honu 2822 S'OTICE .OF ^FILING OF APPLI- "—-'"'-' FOB LIQUOR PERMIT is 'hereby,', given that the iiidcrslghiid'/has-' filed with the 3ommtK>jeri'eK^6f, Revenues' of the jtate. -of, :; Arkansas ' for permit • to icll andscjifiperise. vinous or spiritu- >us jlqUbrsy'for : ;b?ve'ragc at. retail rrithV'riremlses',described as 420 W. 'Ashystj, i B'iyth'cville,' Ash St. .VhlsJEy' Store.'''' 'V.' . ; . """"Taliqn ;ls,',for .permit -to lie SHIBLEY's BEST FLOUR • BEST for Biscuils! ©BEST for Bread! • BEST for all Home Baking! . . . This fine flour requires less shortening. BY KKSKINK JOHNSON NKA Staff Cnrri-siraiulenl Seventy- two- ycnr- old Walter Hoffman, with five gruiuhons in the army air corps, sees more battle action in Hollywood than any of them. He has dropped bombs, blown . . . . , up bridges, laid down artillery bar- lum m " le "ospital for three weeks, rages- shot up cverythmr from the ' ' Hofrinnl > sa >' s ' h P l>as "killed"; British countryside lo Corregidor i abmlt 2.00.000 men during his ca- It's all in a "day's work—st ngin"' recr of ''estriiclion in Hollywood, movie wars as the dean of Ho°-1 " Yo " 80tla bc careful." is the way lywood's powder men Hoffman's lllc sllllls "!' hLr ' J° b - " Yo " BOtta be first celluloid battle was in "The careful somebody doesn't gci, hurt." Birth of a Nation" 32 years ago. ' > « « He has been shooting .up things STOKY OF KCOUNDKKI. jever since through "All Quiet on' Latest "inside story" about Nazi- the Western Front" to the current doni, "Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbcls. war films, such as "Wake Island." His Life and Laves," will go before "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "Chi- Hollywood's cameras soon with the mi." "So Proudly We Hail" and "The Hour Before the Dawn." Waller Hoffman learned about powder in the army. He joined the engineers in 1893. helped install the first RIUIS on Corregidor. in 32 years of celluloid warfare, he's never Injured an actor seriously, but llli'llllll i 1 S VOU CAM GO tO THE PARTY fSL - JL1ST A< = SOOM AC, VOL) TRIM \ TH= WICKS AMD RLL THE - CLAMPS.' AMD NOT OJE S~ WINLITE \ BEFORE.'. ] By J. H. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hoople I FIN01M& TlftE SUDGE'S ) 81.IKID FWIMG ? 8MA"i-TiJNO6R.Tl4& n RwioN8ooK\^a J I'M ^6^-^^^\ED OF J t^MMocKi 1 ^NiCtjoBOF )</ SOU,T\M\e&S/ T O ^ BOUNDS BL\MD FLH\MG, Sft\ RtACjONEO THe 3UD6E\ LlK& T. Mf\30R/ we LIME V \Mf\c, FOND OF NV\&S I CAM KEEP IM fs LUCKV ) FRKMKBV, AND FOUMD V CCOL THIS WORLD—FIRST J. Trt& BOOK UMOER. /VQUMMER. CHPiftTOPHER. (/ tHE H^^^^\OCK IM C( SMITrtOOT •^ COLUNVQOS^THEM \ HER.VfxRD/—BRIGHT ) j| ^ EO«M "il :^T/- YBARS .1 THE ijTORYi Derrk Grudj kin l>crW '. 'foan'A '.ieurdrrfd on tke irroii'hdii'' of: Krnlkloncr. .Mnrthc Kr*lk vra ii of nrovlng that tlic Nnzis arc [he shrewdest scouncircls in the world iiiici "not horror men or dopes." 'two men behind the idea arc Chicago-born Alfred Zeislcr, self-styled "father confessor" Cor German film actresses, who for nine years wns a producer-director for Die UFA film company In Berlin, and W. R. Frank, Mnlneapolis chain theater cnvm't. H's zeislci''. 1 ; sloi-y—Frank's money. Before fleeing Germany In 1D3G, Zuisler learned a lot about Goeb- bcls. The German movie- industry was under Ins supervision. • "lip. visilcd the studios as oflen as he could." jays Zcisler. "He had a suave way with \vomcn — he could make or break any actress In Germany. Several actresses , made me sort of a 'father confessor.' They told me about their experiences with Gorbbels. they askdd my advice—many tears were shed in my office and <]nite a number of conflicts and tragedies unveiled." Zcisler and Frank will cast ah unknown In 1)13 iclc of Goebhels, but would like a "name" star for the role of (he German actress. "Jean Arthur has read the script." Frank says. "She likes it- and there's a good chance she will play the part." PARTICULAR AHOUT TARTS Cscar Homolka, who lilays Ambassador Litvlnov In "Mission to Moscow," has appciirc in-only five motion pictures since he arrived in Hollywood in 1937 after starring 't$r .10 years.In the European Ejreen and slage and In British films. Studios have called repeatedly, but Homolka-''Is a difficult'mart-W Katlljr. hrr prnnd- hrr*. Ihft hoaiit- ^kec^rr.'-not tn/kdinlt to Ike ;>oU<it ihnl th«y k'now who be U. The police' recoKlvltc- him BK a mnn ^T»nte4 for kldnnplnjc. Connfr. mnrrlcd to Kntliy'ii fnlhfr, hnn hrrn arllnfC ntrnnpcrlT. ffhr Axki IKnt ker haibn*d he »fnt for. + + » BETWEEN 1Z AND 1 .'CHAPTER VI I GOT up stiffly. "Very well, ~ then. I'll put in a long-distance call. 1 I simply told him lhat Connie wasn't feeling 'well, and lhat he had better come down for the week-end. While I was phoning T saw big black ambulance come up the drive. They had come for Derek's body. But it must have been two hours before Deputy Shaw came back into the house. He said He Would have to have a statement from' each of us as lo where we 1 had been between 12 and 1 o'clock. So, I thought, that's when the doroner had decided lhat Derek was killed. Between 12 and 1, Connie and I had been at lunch in the dining room. Later we had taken the twins out on the east terrace— but that must have been after 1 o'clock, Kathy said she had been In her room. Sh« said she had come back about 11 and had ha<J a headache arid hadn't wanted any lunch. ; Shaw seemed* interested. "You c^me .back-'-Miss Kraik? Where had you been?'.' ; - ' :Kathy answered. carelessly. "I took a drive tilts morning." "Any place in particular?" ;"No." Somehow I got the Imr pressipn thai she was doing some ytry fast thinking. "I—I stopped in the village for sorte gas," she added, "ypu, c^a, chedc at the SUriWp stition.V .- 'SfiA'if vftrit oo'cvuesUoAing the others.' : IrA6Eene take told hirii ttiit she ng the hour in question. Sarah aid she had been in the kitchen, and Clara thai she had been serv- ng lunch to Connie and me in the dining room, and lo the twins and heir nurse in the breakfast room at the same time. I had just remembered that Connie had left the table while she and 1 were eating. She had said something about reminding Miss Lake that Judy was lo have no sugar. She must have been gone from the dining room for five minutes. CAST my sudden suspicion away, and fell like a fool. After oil, Connie was the only one o£ us—omitting the servants— who wouldn't have a reason for wishing Derek dead. She didn't know him. Thinking all this out, I missed Deputy Shaw's next question. He repeated it brusquely: "Don't you have a chauffeur?" Bui John was out as a suspect. As I explained lo the deputy, I had sent him early that morning with the station wagon lo get Ibo motor for our boat which was being repaired in Middiolon. He wasn't back yet. Shaw said he'd see him later. "That all the servants?" he asked snapping shut his notebook. "No-o," I admitted reluctantly. "There fs Margarcl Grady, my housekeeper." Kathy's face had gone while. "I have a confession lo make, deputy," I said through stiff lips. 'We let you think we didn'l know tied perceptibly at sight of her. "Mrs. Grady," he said, "I am here lo investigate the death of your grandson. We have reason to believe that ho was killed between noon and 1 o'clock. As a matter of routine, I'll have to ask you some questions. Can you remember where you were at that time?" It was then Margarcl put her hands up to her face and began to sob. She rocked back and forth,' tears trickling between her gnarled fingers. "No—no—ho." It was obvious even to the deputy lhat Margaret was in no condition to be questioned. We went back into the upper hall. "The rest of your family would know Derek .Grady, now, wouldn't they?" he snapped sarcastically. I was loo weary tc parry his questions. "Derek's mother died when he was born," I lold the deputy. "He lived in this house he was IV years old. Then—nc went to live with his father." There was no need to go on with what little I knew of his life since Ihcn. From his ready identification of the body, it was evident that Deputy Shaw knew more about' Derek's recent activities than I did. 'Besides his grandmother, my ., hid tx\Ja taxiing .It* ' the murdered man—but he is Margaret. Grady's grandson. I had some silly notion o£ shielding her—of breaking the news of his death gently to her later—but I've told her now," He blinked his eyes at mn. "I'll have to see her," he said roughly. Meekly I led the way to Margaret's room. 6 « * * S HE wae sitting as I had leit her. The chief deputy's manner cten- granddaughter ?nd I are the only ones here who knew him. The other servants arc new, and my daughter-in-law never met him," I finished. The deputy stared hard at me but there was a change in his manner. He ottered me an apology;- ' "I'm really sorry we have to bother you and your household in this'manner, Mrs. Kraik. But Use man .was killed on your place, and we have lo do'our duly." I accepted his apology stiffly and stood at the head of the stairs and watched him go down. Clara, showed him out. I supposed .that was Ihe last I would see of Sam Shaw. Bull was mistaken. _„.'-..". JTo'Bft Continued)

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