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r ACT roum BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ...SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1943 1HE BLYfHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor JAMBS A OATENS, Advertising Manager OKRALDYNE DAVIS, Circulation Manager . """" We National Advertising Representatives: fftlltce Wltner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mailer at the post- office 'at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act o! Con- October 9, WIV- Sewed by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of Blytheville, 20c per ,we«k, or 85c per month. By mall, v,Jlhln a radius of 50 miles, $4.00 per rear, $200 for six months, $1.00 for (luce months; oy mall outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year payable to advance. for the Record Nazi brutality has long since hecomo so ule thai human beings have tended to build up a sympathetic immunity to new dtioeity stories. Under such circumstances, one sometimes begins to bonder whether harsh measures "nec- qsgarv" to keep a rebellious people in subiugation are being magnified into deliberate sadism. Therefore it seems fitting, now and again, to renew the record, so that the people we are fighting may be seen in ' true perspective—so that we may realize that the German people, and not meiely a few brass hats, are below the level of animals. From time to time Poland Fights, prgan if the Polish Labor Group, .smuggles peilment reports out of the tortured homeland. Here arc a few examples Foit VII of Pozn.an has become a training school in sadism for young Gestapo members. H was here the Nazis lust used poison gas to put pris- oneis to death. To celebrate the iuini- veisaiv of Hitler's assumption of power the Germans at Fort VII held a feaft, with entertainment. The feature event was a "hunt in honor of the. Fuehrer," in which, an hour before midnight, prisoners were freed fiom their cells and ordered-to run along the corridor, while guests took potshots at them. Nine were killed A cavalry scrncat mimed Hofiman •was proclaimed "king of the hunt." This game of harc-aml-hounds has become a favorite of the Huns there. On a Isilei occasion 52 were, killed thus. In a sanatorium for Jewish workers' children near Warsaw Na/.is ordered the staff to leave the premises. When mo-st i of used they were shot, along with all of the 250 children inmates. A doctor, with proper Nazi permits, - entered the Warsaw ghetto to minister " to ,1 .sick Jew. \Vliile lie and another physician were discussing the case SS guaiclb and Lithuanian Fascists sur- lounded the house, took everybody they found, including the doctors!, into the coilrtvard and shot them. War Profits The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company reports a gross income for last .year of slightly more than $188,000,000. This is $3-1,000,000. above 19-11 and $53,000,000 above 19-10, Wnr profits, you say. Well, of the increase over 1941 the company paid $11,000,000 more in wages and $80,000,000 more in taxes, pins some minor increases, so that the net income, available for dividends and as a reserve against lean years to come, was almost $12,000,000 under 1941 and slightly under ]!)<10's liguro. Is this typical? Corporate earnings before taxes, shown by Commerce Department records, climbed hist year to $10.7 billions as compared with $M.(i billions (he previous year. After taxes, earnings were lower by $100,000,000. That is, lax increases ale up all of the "war profits" plus another $100,000,000. J Ovenvhf lined Indianapolis raid wardens asked Washington for 7740 helmets. In August they received a shipment of 8MO; Inter another 7740 came along; in February I hey got 11200 and in March 250. This totals 10,5150 helmets for an inland city which has held only one test blackout. lu addition, Indianapolis has received 48,000 fuel of lire hose—twice the ((tiiiiilily needed—without iw/.zlcx; 60 auxiliary pumps that can not bo used because Washington will not approve fittings to connect I hem to lire hydrants; ^40 ladders—twice the number needed—for which there are no trucks; and a few other things. Publication In this column ol editorials from other newspapers does not necessarily mean endorsement but Is nn acknowledgment ol interest In Hie subjects discussed. 4 '.Out of 85,810 yrisoncrs who have passed through (be notorious Oswiceim concentration camp—8820 of them women—more than 57,000 have died. By order of Himmlcr, the Warsaw ghetto is being "liquidated." This is done by packing selected occupants int6 railway c;irs—as many as 120 to "Ij30 , in a car—sealing it hermetically, moving it onto a siding, and leaving it there a few days before any survivors are started eastward. , v . Have those in mind, when and it' you : arc told that this is only a political or economic or nationalistic war. Where The Finns Stand The Finns accuse us ol inviling Ihcm lo pul a noose around their necks Ijy gelling out of Ihc war against Hus.sia. Considering the fact llial Ihcy .Imvp placed themselves vainer completely HI the mercy of the Nny.ls, one might find sonic merit in Ibis nrijiimcnl. But urn they rcnlly slid) unwilling allies of Hitler? Arc they really in arms against our pailner.vm-anns only because (hey cannot help themselves it so. \vhy did they drink toasl.s lo the Japanese en the anniversary of I'carl Ilnr- bor? And why have they made U possible for Ihc OWT to announce thai (he Finnish press and. radio have "justified" Ihc execution ol several o( Gen. Doolilllc's Tokyo raiders? Such ncllons arc hardly Ihosc of a regime in .sympathy with us. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Tills war isn't going cur way [ ;l s(. enough lo suit me. We're nol beating them quick enough. —Sen. Carter Glass of Virginia. SIDE .GLANCES "Nice Country You Have Around Here, Boys!" •• •! — TTT/---» . * "Henry wouldn't miss turning that program oil for .Ihin.u!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Fergutoh in more fresh hare." That's liim —Bug's Bunny, I-con Schlcsingcr's Tightest cartoon star. • SO THEY SAY One thins is as certain as Ihc law of pravily —if we should allow the Japanese to dHj in permanently hi the far-tlune areas now occupied, it would be only n matter o[ time before they allemptcd the conquc.st ol our American home territory.—Joseph C. Grew. • » * Nolhinj daunt.s the small buMncss man of the United Sink's. lie \vlll continue to be our rccnoniic mainstay after Ihc war just as lie has been throughout the history of this land.—Paul Hoffman, president Stmlcbakcr Corporation. • » * We're not fighlin'j: this war for the perpetuation ol want, misery, hunger and unemployment. 1 think the world can dispense with those tilings permanently.—Ralph M. Hclntz, vice president Jack & I limit/, ol Cleveland, O, * » t H h not ncccsmry to be Inhumane to a beaten enemy, bul to be humane is not synonymous with being .soft. lluiiianciie-;s c.w go with stern- nrfs..—Nelhcrliuids Ambassador Dr. Alexander London. //in, NATIVE ESCHSCHOLTZIA IS BELOVED BY EVERY CALIFORNIAN / WHAT IS THE COMMOM NAME HUMAN BEINGS CANNOT EXIST AT ALTITUDES HI&HER. THAN ABOUT 2.3,000 /=Esr WITHOUT ARTIFICIAL S-l •iVI ANSWER: California poppy. . . WARNING OKDEIt N • THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICK ASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS, rederlck Kloepfer, PlnintilT, vs. .No. 8115 Iga Kloepler, Defendant. The -defendant Olga Kloepler is ercby- warned lo appear williin IrLjvdays in the court nnmeri in e-caption liereof and answer the mplaihl ol Ihc plaintiff Frederick loepfer. DaleU this 17 (lay ol April. I!H3. Harvey Morris, Clerk • By Doris Muir. I). C. B. -Cook, Ally, for Pllf. elll Reed, Ally, ad Lilem. NITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF 'THE INTERIOR. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. WASHINGTON •.'NOTICE OK CLAIM Nolicfl is hereby given that. Drain-, e District No. n, of Blylhcville. rkaiisas, 'lias .filed application 645, G. L. O. series, under section or the act of February 28. 10J9 5 SlaJ. 1410), to purchase the EV, Sec. 24. T. 15 N.. R. 9 E., 5th . M., Arkansas. ' All persons claiming the land ad- orsely- will be allowed until May 19, 194:i. lo iile in this Olticc their objections lo Ihc issuance of a p.uenl under Ihc nfarcsuid appl.- ca'ion. .) Joel David Wolfsohn A.ssislanl Commissioncf. l.aunrh Xew Tyjre Itarjje LOS A NG E I, E S. C'.U. (Ut 1 ) — The lledwoocl H, Ihc iirst sliip- .shaped vvcoden barge to bo built on the Pacific coast .since the start of the war. lias been launched. Its design i.s along the lines conceived by President Roosevelt as a means of outwitting the Axis "pig boats" in yelling supplies lo vital areas. Read Courier Ncwa want nds. EXCELLENT DESIGNS 883? DISCOUNT E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO., 310 W. Ash I'll. 551 itxpeditiou.s ctm'nnation movement of Hie rail-air traffic is made po'.siblc through direct air express service at more than 350 siiporls cities, supplemented by \zi\ express service. IF vtni want to buy more War [Innds HEI.I, US THE FUKMTURE VOU AI IE NOT USING for cash! Also liberal tratle-in allowance (or uld furniture, on new. Alvin Hardy Furn. Co. 301 E. Main rhone 2302 • We prijc oursul/es on the cont* '. plelenessofour stocks of vitamin*, niineralsantl other nutritional aldt. Wo carry only Hie (cated producli of recognized manuficluring l«bo- . raloi ics. Thus, you are assured of full value and maximum benefit! when you bring your Physician'* prescription here to be filled. Wood's Drug Store m.vTiir.vii.i.F., ARK. ' • SERIAL STORY DARK JUNGLES BY JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY COPYRIGHT. l«43, NEA SERVICE. INC. In Hollywood iw EKSKIM: JOII\SON NBA Slaff Correspondent With Ihe ladies moving into every oilier kind of job Ihcse days il was bound 10 happen. Waller Huston will have the first feminine slandln in Hollywood for his next picture at Warners. "Tlic Country Lawyer." And speaking of the male shortage, it's so serious in movielowii that Limn Turner had to marry the same man twite! . Kay Kyser's doctors have warned him to slow down or cist-. He's been devoting all his spare lime from films and radio to Army Paramount has clipped half an i hour out of "For whom the Hell j Tolls" since Us sneak preview. The . film now runs two hours and -15 minutes. . . . The Andrews Sisters' search for a song with a Minneapolis twist ended with the of Murphy: "It's all right j drink like a fish if yon drink wha a fish drinks." SE.MI-STU.If If you don't think Dcanua Dm '-•'n has (jroHii no. wait till you sc her new film. -Hers to Hold." I one scene she does a semi-stri tease when the evening gown she wearing starts to full apart during a dance number. . . . The Screen Actors' Guild has arranged for the employment of "01) actors to work split shifts at a local aircraft plant. collect 10 per cent of their salaries? Modesty note, as passed on by Edith Owynn: When Ji.iimy Stewart first joined (he Army, they gave him the usual qucstlonmsi!': tc lill out. After tlie cnr:..i.ia:i PERILOUS JOURNEY ' CHAPTER XXIV JTHE formidable Indian waited •tor no reply. Even as Barry scanned the short note, he whirledj ran down Ihc steps and across'the clearing at a jogging trot and disappeared into Ihe jungle. :• Barry handed'the note to Lila and Allison. Allison gasped. Lila's drawl., held a nole of pride. "So the' chief wants you to come back and talk business You must have him sold, darling.' selection of "That Manrom'Min- |n-«i»g J'f occupation. Ji.mri;. I nenpolis," winner in a ficl:! »f wrole: Aclor, followed by a bh. OJ/ick question mark. . . . 1600 entries. But here's 11 wns written bv tli'-en ->iv Dclroll. . . . Sinn in the House ! Out Our Way By J. ft. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hooplc / FORTY --/EARS, / MAM ANJD BOV, / I'VE CRAWLED i OVER 'EM AND UNDER. EM AND I NEVER SAW \ ONE THAT WASN'T IN \ A DOORWAY-- AND \ I'M STILL ALIVE; F-KTHER.' EGAO,THl6l& ARE ^JOD, "30^ t REGULfXRLN, X XOO'VJE GOT A WHERE HFvSSE SOli SPENT TUE&E PLEETlMG SEf^RS ? 1 HKD PLfV^EO TO BOV A ROCKER AMD SHfKXML FOR. 6ELT, BUT I'D STILL Iri FRONST OF- THE C16KR. STORE, uv^e ^ H\TCV«t-i& POST.' NOD'RE ^^ CKlPPER A SP^IEU PUP/ WHY, BOTHERS ..GET. 6RAV Celluloid junn sergeants arc yelling toiu'ier. Now u'.s Senjt. PC'.T Lone l.i a ntw M-O-M film, "A Thr.i i.i,;! .fchnil F.I!.." . .. Mickey Kooncy is In-suing M-O-M to send him cofsveas on au cnterialmneiit junket bin so far the studio has nixed .(he.idea. Stuart luwin l:as the Inside track on the Will Uoscrs film biography. U .would U- a prcat break for Stew who Insnt done so well on tnc "sprecn in recc.nt years. . . . Aclrcss ..yrun F:iglis]i and Licnt. Hurry '•'jVnlhrr of the Army Air Corps .will lie Ihe matrimony knot lime nesit month. li !'!!()! 1I.K Dnriiis five years of Stardom, '-i never spent a penny ot his earnings.' '. . . He's never been Invited .to banquets because he's the film coloivys loudest cater. . . . c's never craved fancy cars—he's much faster on his own (eet. . . . e reads his future out of an Ink- pol Instead of n teacup. ... He dislikes lapin fur coals except wliei worn by Ihclr rightful owners, and he hales rabbit stew. ... He can't stand people who splil hares. His philosphy Is "Hare today, gone to- hiorrow. . . lies' so superstitious he carries four rabolt feet 'rrrjund with him all Ihc lime. .1. . Despite what Ihey say about able's earsG, he can lop them. . . • He thinks Ihc best way to keep thf-ntor audlenres awake Is to "give Bul Allison was frightened "Moncha Suma slill blames you for Ihe death of thai Indian girl!' she cried. "You had to escape Why should he invite you back unless—" Barry nodded, a quizzical eye brow raised above his grin. "Stir —'Will you come into my parlor I thought of that, of course. Bu Moncha Suma seemed a straight shooter.'"You canM lake Ihal chance!" Allison cried frantically, Barry's grin faded. He said qulclly, "I can't lake the chance of losing those mines." Lila smiled at him and said softly, "I know how you (eel, dearest. I Ihink you should go. If he'd wanted lo kill you, he could have given that messenger a poison arrow instead of a note. Why lure you into his country lo do away with you?" "What about Hall?" Allison flashed oul. "He hasn't come back ha? he?" Barry patted her shoulder as he lumcd Ic go into the house., "Is that imagination of yours on the rampage again?" he chuckled "Hall is probably back in Ncv York by now." _, Allison came inlo Barry's roon laler as Lila finished packing hi saddlebags. She glared at Ihe ial serctie girl so calmly checking hi supply; of dry socks, underwear atabrino tablets. "You shouldn't lei him go, Lila! She tried one last bursl of pro lest. "Tins is Ihe Ihird day of hi f«ver. II will lio raRJng tonigh f he'd only wait until Rcnaldo omes back tomorrow or the next ay-!" "I might offend the chiet pei> nancntly," Barry cut ill. * * * " IL.A smiled loudly at Barry. "I don't think Allison quite un- lerslands you, darling," she mur- nured, "if she thinks ' could influence you when duly calls." "Don't worry about me.' : Barry was collecting flashlight, briefcase and gun holster. "I've arranged for tonight's fever to be postponed." He kept up his bantering nnlil the packing was finished. "And who wants':- guide anyway," lie argued lightly "Even it one yesterday. Probably just easinl off loday. He didn't feel as rocky: But despite his brave words W knew he did. He felt worse. Hi! head seemed fo swell, lo ach) with a grinding tension ot a tootl being drilled. At intervals an ex : plosion seemed to tear through -il with the shock, of blasting. A) these times Barry would grip thj mane of his jogging mule and holl on o£ your Indians would go with me he'd probably die oC fear before he got there." But when they went down to the enclosure, they found :i small, wiry Indian waiting beside two addled mules. "Tony, 1 Allison introduced him riefly. "You saw him this aflcr- oon. The side baby's father. Ho ras willing to go." Barry saw [car and the slavish ghl of devotion struggling in the ndian's eyes as he looked at Allion. lie said sharply, "No! He'd ie your slave and watchdog from iow on. I'd fcol like a louse if he vent and something happened to while the jungle rocked r.bou! him and flashes of light she) through a wall of darkness risirij up around him. < * * T.TIS throat was parched.. Hi) iA hot, aching body cried fix comfort. H seemed an cnemy : fighting his franlic detcrminatioi lo go on. . "No you don't!" he shouted You're staying right on thi! mule. You've got a little, fever So whal? You can wear it oul traveling as well ns lying still can't you?" Gradually he was less conscious of the pains. He didn't realize Ihii was because he was less conscioul of anything. His tortured body, the jerking saddle and beast be- ncallr him. the hot, twilight gloorn of the jungle Irail had resolved inlo a nebulous, undilterentiatcJ mass of torlure. The effort by which he-citing to the mane cl his mule was wholly reflex. He didn't know that it wat dark. Or that Tony came back t« him alarmed by his babbling. Bul he heard the iraitorous .words.;. You arc sick, senor! We musl go back!" "Nothing's going lo happen—is t?" Allison's cry was a sharp, earful challenge. "Of course not," Lila murmured soothingly. Barry kissed her ;oodby. But il was Allison's while, strained face lhat he kepi seeing as his mule jogged behind Tony's through the sweltering fternoon heal of the jungle path. Ailcr an hour or so the rain came again. II drummed down relentlessly for a blinding space, and was followed by the steaming closeness of dank jungle air. For a while Barry thought it was the clouds of steam vising from the soggy path that were blurring his vision—making the form ot Tony's mule fuzzy and indistinct. Then gradually he knew il was not Ihe steam. Ho lifted a hand lo his forehead and felt the burn of fever. Relentlessly il had come back for its third day,! He v foughl, off a sullen foar. Maybe, he ; told himself, it would be n light'siege today, He'd had a bad time oS H > uovtv; . ' • , ..He roused then, and with painful effort brought Ihc Indianrt outline into focus. He tried to frown commandingly. "No'' The Indian's hand touched hl3 forehead. It felt cold against hia burning skin. "You must have much care tonight' Ihe man's voice rang, with anxie'ly, "or you will be. sick many move days." ', The liuslralion of many days burned in Barry's dim thoughts. Vague fury raged through him. Another enemy—trying lo keep him from his meeting with Moncha Suma! He thought lie was shouting. But all strength had drained from his body. His voice was a thin whisper. "I'm all right. Go onl" He lifted a hand in a gesture of command. And suddenly the blackness swept over him. Ho fell forward over the neck ot the mule, his arm hanging limp almost to.the ground. .' "The gods be merciful," murmured Tony; •' • (To Be Continued)

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