The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1943 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 29, 1943
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rout 13LYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUK1EK NL1WS , APRIL 21), 1<J43' ' THE BLYfHEVILLE COURIER NE^TS ,,r.^,' <TBX COCRDBl NEWS CO. . - ., , H. W. HADJIS, Publisher • , ' 'V SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor , ' (JOBS A. GATENS, Advertising M»n«er . OBtALDYKE DAVIS, Circulation .Manager ;8<4e H»tlon»l Advertising Representatives: WtBicf Wltner Co, New York, Chicago, Dc- ( mtt, Atlanta, Memphis, , , iFublWied Every Afternoon Except Sunday ' '«Wered «i second class matter at the pos't- aflfae »t Blythevilk, Arkansas), under act of Con- <H«i,;Octol*r », 1917, ; ' .' Served by the United Press. - SUBSCRIPTION RATES carrier In the city of Blythevllle, 20o per , ot 65o per month. By mall, uithin a radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per wtr, $200 for six months, $1.00 for three months; mall outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year to advance. - ' In Dealing Wilh Rats Thfc first reaction, when President Roosevelt told lis that the Japanese had executed some of Jimmy Dooliltlc's Tokyo bombers, was "an eye for an e y c "—let's, 'murder man for man. But we ave civilized from Die licurl cut, and not merely frojii the skin paTt way in. We aren't Japs and we aren't Huns. The hysterical demand for revenge in kiml left its sponsors feeling a bit ashamed of themselves. < Now we have time to consider more calmly what we should ,do, and why. With the deepest horror and loathing, in full recognition that the "men" who could do such a thing are not men, but a particularly low form of animal life, •we might as well face certain fuels. \ To execute.Jap for .Jap, with or i'ilhout torture, would not bring back |o life the heroes who have been murdered in Tokyo, nor would it salve the wounds of those who have been tortuied but, not killed. J. To execute Jap for Jap, or t«n for 6ne, or to torture all the Japs in our pane's with every device ever created' by sadists, would not influence the fato of .Ameiican lighting men who may fall into Nipponese hands in future. nation's capilnl. An agency 'known as the War Production Board sfends word that production of baby carriages this year will exceed the pre-war average and is expected to supply « demand for 000,000 carriages and 163,500 strollers, baby-walkers and sulkies. Declarations, proclamations, drafts, shortages, expeditionary forces and casually lists are good preliminary signposts. But a boom in the baby market is the unarguable evidence, that a people is in the midst of total war. Ent at a Many of our rationing headaches ro- Mill from failure of responsible ol'lidals to consult, in advance, with practical experts in the fields covered. In too many instances a broad overall plan is evolved by ivy-cloistered strategists, but no at tempi is made to seek out the .scores of exceptions which would make the master plan workable. Thi.x could be illustrated in many ways. A good one is the fact that nobody in Oi'A troubled to differentiate between restaurant customers for food and those for drinks. An eating place gets just as many ration points for a man who slops up to the bar'and tosses oil' a glass of beer as for one who cats a full-course meal. So thc'restau- rant with a bar can supply more meat and more canned goods, for each eating customer, than the one without a bar. { To the Japanese, human life is of no Account except as it may contribute lo then o\yn • welfare. They will use Against us our humane instincts,- knowing that we will iiot sink to their level i—and not caring particularly whether \ ve do—for once a Jap has been captured, so that he no longer can l\ght for the Mikado, he is written off the books. ' Nobody .with influence in Tokyo is interested in anything wo might do to those we hold prisoner. If anything, they might rather like to have UK get rough That would give them a new argument why their soldiers should die ill then tracks rather llian surrender or permit themselves to be taken alive. .Common sense, then, coincides with humanity;in forbidding that we debase ourselves even slightly to salve our icanhed feelings. 11 So ,\\hat shall we do? Musi we sit Bupmelv and weep? Indeed not. v Let's buy bonds down to the last dul- Ur Let's produce arms and munitions to the last pound of raw materials. L,et's forget our selfish bickerings and lay abide our ideologies and suspend our class warfares. | Let's make Europe the innnediale objective,'because that pvobubly is Ihe besl btrategy and, anyway, we're loo far committed lo shift now. But let's give MacArthur more equipment so that he can slarl toward Tokyo Mislead of having lo perform daily miracles to keep the Japs from hiking Australia. • SERIAL STORY, PARK JUNGLES BY JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY ," !»«*;. NEA SERVICE, INC."; Brass Hats No i'roleclion This has been a hard war on the Brass Hats. A roundup by one newspaper shows thai live ailminila have been killotl oil active duly and 27 genci'als have been killed or wounded or are missing in 'action, '['his contrasts with one general killed in World War !. The explanation is nol that high officers are more courageous now than their predecessors were quarter of a century ago, but rather than in a war of -continued movement featured by aii'iiower, danger is everywhere. No longer' possible to give high officer's the protection which their greater value ilemuiHls., , SO THEY SAY Realty at Tar I. Rumors 11ml the United Stairs is ;il war iiau-'now been verified front I lie ULA'S PLOT CHAPTER XXII gUNSET was bathing the estan- cla clearing in a crimson mist Mien Lila, Barry and Renaldo came out of the jungle. A chattering flock of parakeets beat noisy wings in sudden flight. Barry's hand closed on Lila's arm.. "Technicolor, uh?" he wliis- ''Wlicn \vc liiid luuiidrosHCs I thought they talked a lot, bill licrc it is noon, iiiul we've gossiped so much ,w« haven't got half tnii- wasluhg oull" . - THIS CURIOUS WORLD Aii excellent balance hns been maintained between risk and desirable objectives. Everyone hns a right to take some measure of pride in what hns been achieved.—Gen. Dwighl D. Eisenhower. * » • As against Japan, this Is not merely a wnr (o retain or regain territory. It is n war lo re- lain CHI' civilisation- Australian Foreign Minister Dr. Herbert. V. Eratl. » * » • H would take GOO tons lo put 100 Fortresses in the air over Japan. H Is the supply problem that ILS holding us back.-Maj.-Gcn. James H. Doolilllc. » t » We ni'c. beginning lo ;cc a definite pattern. We and our governments arc in complete agreement that winning the war is the greatest humanitarian effort now possible. But \vr, arc starting from Ihc basis that every hutnnn life lhat can be saved is something lo Ihe good — flic-hard K. Law, Drltish delegate 'to Anglo- American wnr refugee conference. * * * A lot ol people Ihinl! were rimniiiR a race, trying to bent each other's record. We don't have any such competition. A pilot who hasn't rhot down one plane and stays in there lo pro- led Iris leader and to right rales higher tluin Uie pilot wilh Hie bit; score.—dipt. Joe Fo;.s, Amcilca's No. 1 ace: : M planes. * * t Tlic British fill) Army was llic piston head and Hie American and French forces and the British 1st Avmy toniu'il Ihr wall «[ Ihc cylinder.—Secretary of Wnr Henry I,. Slim.son. By William Ferguton 7/te. DISAPPEARANCE OF- B/ft£>s IN WAS A GREAT MYSTERY NOT £0 A\ANY CENTURIES AGO/ 5OME SAID THEY 5PENT THE WINTER IN A\UD AT THE BOTTOM OF PONDS...AND OTHERS BELIEVED THEY fi£W TO THE /MOO/V' COPR. 19*3 01 KEA SERVICE. MUSTARD GAS RELEASED IN A DAMP DENSE JUNGLE WAY REMAIN , EFFECTIVE HAT DOES THE WORD AMEN A\EAN ANSWER: It is Hebrew for pered. He stood watching the brilliant scene and Rcnaldo paused beside him. A muffled fury and desperation caught'up LUa. Would the. fools never get back to the house? Bui she forced herself to stand quietly. "It's what gets you about jungle country," Barry said. "You never know what mad whim > nature will be throwing next." "No," Rehaldo smiled. "You only, know it will be sudden—and vigorous." They • moved on finally, and crossed Ihe clearing. Allison greeted them from the veranda. In the sunset glow, she was a misty vision in her lull- skirted' evening gown of sheerest tulle. Lila could have killed her. body, but she was slill in no humor for a parly. It didn'l help her mood, either, to have Allison offer to lend her an evening gown to make a change Jrum the one she had been wearing each night. "This will do nicely," she murmured, slipping the dark satin over her head. Bui she seethed furiously us she snapped it up and fastened hev diamond clips at her ears and breast. She was sick of the dress—almosl as sick of it as she was of this place. Something musl happen soon. She couldn't carry on tins ridiculous masquerade much longer—nol even for Barry Fielding, if h c thought more of this awful country and this blonde tiian he did of her— E3ul she went out (o the living room looking tall and regal and serene. t * * CL1M, dark Kcnalno, in spotless u whites, was a handsome gallant, and Barry, with his broad shoulders, his clean-cul features, his engaging grin, looked the spirit of conviviality. Over the shining, hand-hewn mahogany table they (ousted Hc- naldo, the candlelight gleaming on flieir copper cups of wine. respectful distance from Ihe Big House for a glimpse of the gala scene. , Harry smiled across at Lila. "Wilh company like this, darling," he cried, "it won't matter if the quicksilver mines keep us down here for years!" "No!" Lila echoed with a sharp laugh. She turned to Henaldo. "When will the cliicle be ready to send lo Ihe coasl?" she asked, * * * : IJENALDO turned (o her, a gleam of proud satisfaction in his dark eyes. "In about three days," he said. "Then we shall 'begin packing the mules." Drawn out on tlie subject by her sudden show of interest, he began a description of. Ihe process ot send- ng cliiclc to the Stales. Ho strolled wilh her oul onlo the veranda slill deep in his subject. • When he had finished, he lil his pipe. "Fascinating, isn't it?" he said. Lila blew a wreath of smoke and answered steadily, "No. It's completely boring to me." The Spaniard stared at her till his lighted match burned his fln- geis. She regarded him wjlh cynical humor, as she burst out in sudden venom, "I hate the whole stupid business! I hate this miserr able excuse for existence dowrt 'We're having a party!" cried Allison gaily. "A party?" said Barry, for?'.' 'What "It's Renaldo's birthday." Allison .sent the Spaniard a mischievous smile. "Cook told me. She said father always had her bake a cake for him. So we're haying one tonight." •The handsome Renaldo for once lost his savoir fa ire. -He stuttered confusion. "You—you shouldn't have gone to that trou- But he was;pleased. It's been a rather—strenuous Jay—" Lila began with controlled anger. "Couldn't we postpone— I' Renaldo looked sharply disappointed. Allison cried, "Oh, you can't •postpone a birthday parly!" Arid.Barry chimed in, "I think ' it'll be jolly." Lila swept in to her room. If it weren't that she wanted Barry even mote than she .wanted to get her hands on that yellow- Haired, vixen! she thought savagely. A shower took away some the fatigue from her aching "I wish for you many, many happv years on the plantation,'Allison cried. Renaldo's black eyes held a sudden gleam as tliey met Allison's across Ihe table. His voice was low, vibrant with tense questioning. "May 1 hope the same for you?" he said. Barry glanced sharply at the girl. She ignored the significant tone and went on smiling warmly and blithely al Henaldo. "Thank you," she murmured.. "It's not exaclly Ihc way you welcomed me, is it, Barry?" "It is nol," said Barry. And the three of them laughed with deep amusement. "In fact," BIIIT> added, grinning, "Renaldo and I had a pact to get you on the ncx boat back." "It wasn't nice of you," Allison declared. "I don't like trickery.' "Neither do I," said Barry will sudden fervor. Allison's eyes met Lila's for Ih briefest instant, their laughte definitely mocking. Then why," Renaldo asked, do you stay here?" I "Liecause Barry won't go home," he said. "And f won't go with-ml him." • Renaldo'c black eyes sharpened. 'You're afraid of his attacks of ever perhaps?" he said soflly. She met his goze for a long ninutc. Then she said bluntly, "1 mi nfraid oC Allison Topping." • With a glow of satisfaction she apprehension leap into the Spaniard's eyes. thought you might help me get Barry back to the Stales," she said quietly. Stic felt easier. She had not misjudged Ihc handsome Kenaldo. He was in love with Allison. He wonid give a great deal to be rid of Barry at this moment. '•But Barry complete the with (lie Quiches," he frowned. • "U the Quiches proved—too un- fiiendly," Lila murmured cryptically, "because of his first encounter wilh them, Barry would see he was only hurling the com' I pany's cause, and would go back is determined to mine negotiations One delicate, rich course followed another. As the lighted cake was carried an Indian played his marimba in the moonlit living room, Ihc wailing native melody weaving through their laughter. Through the low, wide windows, the dark figures of natives could be seen-drifting at a wilh mo." "But I don't believe they will," Renaldo's lov.' voice objected. "Then surely—he could bei given a strong impression of unfriendliness. . . ." Her black eyes- held the Spaniard hypnotically, as she murmured on. /' ' ' ; (To Be Continued)'. .; vlicrc iie could strike it rich, and who you know thai doesn't know garden for a handful of carrots, about "Ralston's bank." it." [Then, playing las search-lamp on Then, bingo, the camera look us ili« carrots, he held them out to NEXT: When were ski troops first used In wart In Hollywood K.v KHSKlNi: JOHNSON ] | s apt to starllc Ihc whole audience NEA Stalf Cnrrespuiiilcnl at any moment with the, cvy ot We prlvntcly separate Ihe more "Look out! He's got a knife." One objectionable types of movie cits- of our friends. Joan Crawford, is a lomevs into live distinct categories',Woofer. —Ihc Snerk. the Wooicr, the Gasper, the Dale and the Cruch. The Hncrk Lionel's The Ga.sper is Ihe lady who is so n\ve-stnick by the heroine's hat l7i finding 'that she gasps aloud as though be- Sharkey's place where the stage" curtain had a picture of the Ferry Building on it. We couldn't quite reconcile .Ihal with "Ralston's or wilh gold-nutty prosec- tors, either. Then up went the curtain and we saw Alice Faye singing a number over the telephone—a French telephone," loo. About that lime we got to noticing the costumes, and figured tliat Ihe actual period of the pipccs was supposed to be somewhere around 1910 (whereas "Ralston's bank"- had ceased to exist; as such long abg'ut 1810) and that the producers had just decided to skip :tlie earthquake of 1906. We leaned over and mentioned these discrepancies to/the little woman, woman. •, '.-'.. • NO SYMPATHY . "Oh, keep. : quiet,". she said. "1 want to enjoy, this. You're getting to be a regular Shcrk.'' "A Snerk!" ': '. Yes, a Snerk. You did the same Lures Oscar Willi C;irrdls | Osc . a , r SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. (U.P.l— 0[ Oscar, ringleader of a band ot deer who, with, two of his companions, escaped from their corral iti Goid- cn Gate park, sold the freedom of all three for a mess of pottage. When Police Officer Charles Murray discovered them at 3 in the morning, he first raided a victory and skillfully led all three b , lck into confinement. According to scientists, Pittsburgh, PH.. had a narrow escape from a 500-ton meteorite on June 24, 1938. Cere of the earth is estimated to be 1809 miks below the surface. Arksoy 2913 Seed on'the screen He will sil holding the Grand Canyon. The "-'- travels in gangs. It Is tlic _ there as tense and .slill as a pointer . dog until his keen sense detect an young jitterbug 01 their sex who amielmmlsm or some other error: goes to the .movies with from (our (hen wilh n luxurious .sneer he will to eight ol its kind and indulges to his conipanlrm the stxipiiWy of H all in and reveal,"' hlbrioiis conversation Ihal has throaty absolutely nothing to do with the stniic wliisptr calculated to impress picture. Ihc other customers! scaled with-! And Ihc Crunch llilnks lhat a in three rows ot him. u.ler lie will 'l>'<-'" r<! « '"«' wll "°"l- <*'>dy ">," kc wrilc a vcrv .superior loiter about it:ccffcc without cream. It sits there lo Ihe slud'io. ! trcelv cninrlilng out an obligalo to The Woofer, who fortunately i[JJ' musical .score and rattling somewhat rare uhnractci" In the bis cities, becomes .so fafdnalcd by tlie more nielcdnimallr- sccnrs (hat lie comes lo think ot himself I.ECOJIISfl A SXKHK We have always regarded the Hncrk. the Woofer. Hie Gasper, the Our Way By J. R. Williams Our IJoimling House with Major Hooplc me of the dramatic pcrsonac, and Dale mid the Cruch as among the . . . | most hateful of God s creatures. What, then, was onr dismay the oilier evening to discover that we personally were becoming Ihe worsl n( the let-- iin out mid oul Snerk! There we acre, minding our <ln ' in a darkened theater while they unraveled "Hello. Frisco, ilellc." v,lu-.i\ it happened. Tlio set looked prclly authentic. ;:ic only discordant note being the iLiuparnlive calm that prevailed liipre. Then a big. red-bearded miner played by Laird Cregar got tossed out of n saloon on his head. Its got up. dusted himself off. and began 10 talk about knowing right NOW LISTEN, 1 KNOW HOvV K'DS LIKE TO RUM CAJTLE--"WILD COWBO/ SV1LD CATTL6"--ANO 1 • ' DONJT WANT THESE GO DON'T von GO AK1V MEAT OPP THEM-VALUABLE' HE NEEDN'T WORRV ABOUT U£ MUST, BE C" CfXRD THE KID RUNMIM' THOSE BABIES.' A FEW MORE YEARS OF THIS MI&H BREEDIN' AM' THEY'LL LOSE WEI6HT IP VUH SREAk: TO 'EVI.' P^P^ HOOPLE i H&^UE \MlTtAOOT NOUR. PLANSE ihi <;o?Ae c,lT TI6IAT AND WE'LL > C.EMO O^E OF- MOOR OM GLACIERS SOUR ^^^POLEO^i thing the other night when we went to sec 'Young Mr. Pitt.' Ml through the picture you kept muttering because Nelson didn't look the. same age a.s Pitt. You simply ruined the picture for inc. Now keep ([Uiet." We sank back hi 0111 scat and brooded. We brooded, in lacl, lor three days. There was no doubt about it; the little woman was glil. Come lo Ihink of il. we had icrken al a couple of other plc- ircs. too. And that we remembered producer named Jeff Lazarus ho confessed 'to us once lhat lie as a Snerk himself. He was the liuingcr o( a San Francisco llie- tcr. Every week he would tele- hone Artolph Zukor. then head o paramount, and snerk and snerk nd siicrk. Finally Zukor said, "Al ght, Lazarus; If you think you can lake ucllcr film?, conic down here nd try It." Lazarus did. He's been producer ever since. Our text for oday: "H Isn't what you know, but We pride!.,!* tin the com* plelcncss of our slocks of vitamins, minerals and other nutritional »!<!». \Vc carry only Ihc (eslcrt prodiKti of rccosnl"'' Manufacturing ]ab«- ralories. Thus, you ore ussurcd «' full v.ilnc nnil maximum bcncflll when }T>« bring your I'hyslclM'l prescription here to he filled. Wood's Drug Store ' BI.YTHGVILLK, ARK. Redeemed—In Bulk or Sack $2.75 Per Hushel, F.O.B. Dell, Ark. EAEL MAGERS Dell, Ark. Phone 635 CSHCKASftW Wrsl M»ln Near ?l«t St. .it. «t«r(j 12:45; Ran. «l«rl» 1:«^ Nijht ihn«< 5:45 Except Monday, opens «.« Cnnt)nnnn<i th<nr< S»t »nd San. Today Double Feature "THERE'S'MAGIC IN MUSIC" wilh Alan Junes nnd Marffarcl I'imhcy and "THEY RAH) BY NIGHT" (A slory of the Commandos) with l.ylc Talbot For Light, Fluffy BISCUITS \ Insist On SMIBLEY'S t Flour ^>. 1 Your Grocer Has It! V/AR BONDS & STAMPS Are Your Best Buy! Opens Saturday, May 1st • THE SHOWS AITIWS From Ulylhevillc l-uinulry liciiL'fif Of Company K— Arkansas (luunl Rides--Shows Clean Concessions $25 Wfl! BOND Given Away Every Evening!

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