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. nwa THE BLYTHEVILIJ5 OOUpBSl NEWS THE COUROB NJWS CO. , > B W. HAMS, JhiMMMr -• BAUUEL F MORRIS, Editor - JAMES A GATENS, Advertising Minkftr ' OBtALDYNE DAVIS, circulation M»n««r $o£tJj»Uon«l Advertising R«pn««fitetlMi{ JT«ll»ce Wltner Co, New York, CMetM. D*. twit, Atlanta, Memphis. 'Publish** Kmy Oitend u-Meond etau matter at the post- •jftlce »t BlyUjtVtlle, Arkansas, under act of con, October |, mi. , 'Senreri bjr ihe United Prt«*, SUBSCRIPTION RATBrJ By carrier In the city of BlytherUie, Me p«r we*k, or «5c per month, Bj mall, within a radius of 60 milM, HM ptt war, $200 (or six months, }i oo for tbret monthV oy mall outside SO mile zone >IOXIO p»r y*w payable In advance, African Sickness The Italians have n name for what turned the axis in Moilh Africa IJc- nitn 5Iuv>o)mi, a foimci war corre- .siwiideni, tnlls it "At man wcknew, " Tins is u viuileiit dise.isc which ut- iacks the empires (hat rliclatnis tiy to found upon defiance of the Uw« of Gnd and Man It is hifjhlv contagJoiw Tho Mediterr, 11)0.111 is not Ijroad enough to keep it long nut of Eutopp, Bill no sickness is self pimlueed, an'I eveiy sickness is spre.ul by Kerrrw of one hOrt 01 othei We would like to believe that, the axis' African wJwm was fin act of God, which demonstutes the sujnemacy of mind over mattei, of 'light over might Unfmlimalelv that js not the ease The UnitftJ States pioducqd tho little bugs that destroved the axis HJ Noith Afuca We made them in 0111 industrial plants Thcv take the foim of tanks and planes, tank dcstioyeri and cannon and moitais, machine guns and Jm/ookas and automatic lilies and carbines, high-octane gasoline, bombs and shells, land mines— that is to sav, of Qidnancc and munitions The victoiv was, a United Nations achievement The British provided most of the manpowei The Fiench contubutccl substantial!) to the constant pressure which ciacked Rommel's piovid Atuka Korps But all three armies used, almost exclusively, Amcti can-made weapons and munitions * * • 1 Ou> manpowpi vastly outmimbeied BLYTHEVILLB (ARR.); COURIER NEWS Gcimans and Italians , Yd, pus , , numerical supeiionty \\ould have useless it the Aiscnal of Democincv l)ad not huppbccl the mntencl foi ,m ovet \vhelmmg stipenontv of Inc pov, or, both on the giound and" in the an , Our M-4 "Sheiman' mcdiuhi tank' proved its snpenority to anything the axis had Oui M-IO tank destioyci, mounting a fully enclosed tfnetMiiUi high-velocity t r un, demons hated its ta- paeily to knock out anything Rommel ha<),, including the (in ton Main VI tanks fiom which the Desert Fox o\ pccted so much. * •••• » • When the inside stow of thp Y'ctoiy of Africa is told, it will Ije a tale of su- pieme heroism, of biilhant leadership, but above all a tale of how there was concentrated, thousands of miles fiom tilts LOimtry, an almost mdescnnahlo volume of devastating superiority m fne jwwer > That, also, is ho\\ we must, win in Italy, in Fiance, m Gieece, in Noiwav, in Finland, m the Low CotmUies— wherever our second European' front- or • fronts may be established. ConnnUy Bill • The senators who passed the Con nally anti-stnke hill, and the representatives who are strengthening it, must expect lo be subjected to bitler attack on the theory that they are enemies of Labor, mid therefore of the working people. That may be true of some individuals. But the measure's supporters include a .substantial number of Labor's truest friends—men who realize that there is no surer way for unions to de- sh'oy themselves than to interfere, by ^strikes, with the winning of this war, We are not going to lose the wa> because of the proportion, of time lost thus far in strikes, slowdowns, vacations and other disruptive activities. But already our victory has been delayed by these. l?vcry day added to the war i-osls hundreds—perhaps thousands—of American lives. The vast majority of workers who are sticking lo their Jobs will profit by having the dilatory minority forced to k«>p tit work. Kery> 'Em The pi'DRsiirc of diplomacy; must IIP. Icltjji;,' iij). Wfi .see in the IJCWH columns tluil the Sin to Department, has em- Imrla'fl on a .campaign to make sure Ibjit Hs employes are huppy. Preliminaries include a two-pajfe mimeographed i|uestinii)i:ifre/ imiuiring''' what l.hn boys iind'ffiiis want most. • Suppose, in answer to specific questions, the men ask for more money, more fun, and "more women'' in your life," while the women vote for travel, and nylon hose. Are Messrs. Hull, Welles and IteHe prepared to negotiate a compromise by which Ijoth men and women can .satisfy tlieir yearnings? Take Eden's Word \ Anthony Eden, British foreign sec. rnlnry, has spiked the guns of professional nnglopliobcK who have pretended to fear that when Germany is beaten Great Britain will pull out of the war and leave us to fight Japan alone. "We, no less than you and our part- nci China, have a score lo settle with the Japanese," he told the Maryland legislatuip recently; "nor s h a11 we cease lighting until that evil growth in .Ihe I'.iulu. has been cut back. We shall bo with vou in this to the end."' ' "'• Ot touisc. It was obvious. But if a fc>v timid men wanted to be reassured; theio it is from an Englishman who has the confidence and esteem of ail Americans. SO THET SAY Alneiica | la s an opportunity Availing tor every alulltj —Oeorge Mnnllklnri, Armenian reslaiira- lepr on west coast, World War I refnsee. * * * Our tanks rolled right over.some null-lank positions, crushing the German gnn crews imdqr their- treads before they had a chance lo break and run —Ai moved command sergeant on Bl- /erte 'nchnntr Tile elimination of Imperialism thioiish (lie complete victory of Ihe United Nations In ihis war should restore to Poland her birthright to freedom and security. And that Is the foremost, aim for which Poland ts lighting and suf- feriue.—1'ollsh Ambassador Jan Clechanowskl. We've got to go out and win this w ar and get :;lnrted on It as soon as possible.—Ueut.- Gen. Jacob u Devcr.s in London. 'We are not ngnllng wlth-ntissin, Great Britain and China because we love them We respect them, but we are lighting for ml , ow|1 self-prescrvalion.-Navy Secretary Prank KnoK : V?J^>'<; N liWV^ '•'•'i't V-.-ty •,/ *'-i*i'' t$l J^'/'fvMf'iV.if .''V • -'•.• <;.•<«'!' t > .-.;' ^K^fe'^i-vV^:,^'^..: *. 1M1 »Y ,Ht* EttVltt. IHC. T. M. »gc: u. 5. HI. Ofr. i "It takes a pretty good hirm lo .smoke torn silk cigarels— if Hitler Imd known how loufih we Americans are, 1 foel Jic.'<l uever jmye.sjftr[c(l a _> '" THIS CURIOUS WORLD ONCE SENT TROOPS TO TAKE POSSESS/ON OF •' AUSTRALIA/ j) THEY LANDED, AND y NAMED THE COLONY' "TERRE NAPOLEON" BUT WHILE THE FRENCH COMMANDER, AN AMATEUR NATURALIST, HAD GONE INLAND ;- THE BRITISH ARRIVED AND CAPTOREDTHE ENTIRE w '.•• GARRISON. i' WHITE ONYX, 5AWED THIN, ARE SOA\ET/MES EXHIBirED BY •-.. -HUMOR. LOVING "> MINER/3ILO6IST.S AS SATURDAY, MAY 15.-1943 Anybody Smell Anything Burning? you wonder al the efficiency of the secret organisation the Athenians have built up'that still continues la provide the author with Information. Wlint or Crete, the.Aussics and British trapped there, the faith or the people in the ultimate .success of the allies? Yoii'll'get the answer:; in this one. . ' • • . ' • • ' ART AND SCIENCE, ETC. Artiste, nit lovers and laymen ilike will appreciate a few of the 'ifier things of life as reproduced n Kejnta.iiidt paintings a selection ol 112 plates in rotogravure •uid color by Phaidon Picas: $1.50. For the ail student, it is a great treatise on the technique of this old muster; for the novitiate or keptic, it is a revelation. No one could capture the spirit of his times--early mil century— ike ihis artist. Book is a faithful reproduction of his character and narvelous paintings. To the average man science is fin enigma. Rogers D: Rusk professor and chairman of the science department at Mount Holyoke College/has made ,1 good attempt at clarifying X-ray, atomic energy, cosmic rays and mechanics in Ills "Forward with Science" (Knopf: $3.50). Want a good novel? Translation of Prans Benglsspn's "Red Oim," ' 1 " .g. S.PAT, orr. " ANSWER: Freedom of Spccel),' Freedom of Religion, FreedomV ' ' , ; from ;Want,. and freedom from Fear. ' •••^~ ' — -•- _"lST:_Are finierprints fouuil on humans only? HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Get A Good Taste.Of Army Life In New Book; Hail'tlie Greeks! Army lite as it is, and was back in; the days of swashbuckling Marines, is Interestingly ' portrayed in Iwp'Ciinent books—-Khnki is More Than a Color." by Sergeant M. n. E. Marsden iDmiblcday-Uorarj $2) and "And a Pew Marines," by Col. •- 1 — W. Thoma.son Jr. iScribners: anxious mothers, sweet- rioting • b>-* a first hand account of Ihe life of your favorite relative in Ihc army in reading "Mike" Marsdcn's book. Himself a dr.if.icc before Pearl $3) You _._,_ heai'l£, fnlhprs, urothcrs, uncles aud aunt.s will get a first . R> William8 our Boarding House with Major Hoople rrvvE~?,r,rS n ; . —.-_- . J I 80V1NO OtTHUTEENF E6r\D,-FATHER.' ABOUT TH\S MISS FRfVMHEV-^-<5URELV OF SOUR NEMEftfcBLE NEP>>RS VWULtlNfT BE BEWITCHED 8V A RAG AMD A 6ONSE AMD A HrXMK O' HrXVR/ OH, CUT OUT TrA& DlEVAL AlOAM, AND TUNG INCOME eoo&ie ON ' THAT ANGEL'S 8ANTO PERFECT M/\RKIN'S. -- l l BIG-BONED 8V PCIN'CE DOMINO DE. TONIGHT, 60 x'OUKe To UP MV HEELS WITH ^ONVE EI6KT-TO- THE-0AR/ '_ THE N&VV \YOaU3 HE'S FAR. SOKifi * ._. . through the induction trials, tribulations, pains and henilachcs of basic training, otecrvatlon of other rookies as they go'.through the paces, and the good, wholesome aspects of army life. You got the idea that you shouldn't fear for the well-bc/njr of your uoy in the army; rather he'll lie a much better man for the rigors of training, the discipline handed down by qualified, brilliant ami human officers. It's a homey book, one that puls you right in the same bunk with the boys, sets you to .scratching Imaginary mosquito Wtcs wilh them, and suffering in silence with them over their foot blisters, fatigue of the march and homesickness. Thomnson's book fa a voluminous tonic, at first glance, that tells some Inll tales of that most ronumic branch of Ihe' armed service—the Marines. But its mole than 650 pages arc chock full of adventure—the type of which only the Marines are capable of. nook takes you lo China. Chile. France In the last war, Nicaragua, and a lot of other places. And you will love the character who appears mast often in this series of short slorles-s»t. John Houston. (5KEKK GALLANTRY The miracle of (lie Greeks' fight aoalnst Ihe axis and the even greater accomplishments ot Uic underground army in that ancient lancl arc thoroughly - discussed in Betty Wason's book. "Nflradc in Hellas" tMacMlllnn:,$2.75). •Tis n first-hand recounting of Ihe baltlo of the doughty Greeks; n tale: ol how they vanquished the pompous Italian army, only lo be crushed, limnillnlcil and enslaved by n vastly supeiior Gorman army. Miss Wnson. a foreign conc- sjjonrtoit Motioned in Greece at Ihc '.line of the invasion' of that country, Mils the heart of even- reader with her vivid accounts of Ihe suffering of these people nn- tlcr the heel or (ho aggressor. And sey, is that. Hero is a swashbuckling Dane of the ctays of the Vikings, and his and exploits of other warriors of that day nut Hitler to shame. Full of the folklore of Thor, Wodin, and olher gods, and has a nice romance to tie In with the blood and thunder. * * * ' MISCELLANY Nnncy Hales ''The Prodigal Women" is followed by a collection of short stories on women, "Ue- tween the Dark and the Daylight" (Scrlbncr's: $2.50). Tlicse short stories range in mood from warnilh and simplicity lo bitterness and satire. One, "The Japanese Garden." is as .true and as deep as a commentary on the fundamental Inconsistency and Incongruity of a world at war as can be found. Particularly timely riglit now is Cory Ford's "Short" Cut to Tokyo" (Ecribuer's: $1.75). Ford known nationally for his magazine articles, writes of Alaksa and the Aleutians, ami their importance as stepping .stones to Tokyo, and the rigors of the Arctic Hint hide the manipulations of friend and .foe alike. I Ford, .who. spent months in this section, warns that Japan still has as its paramount aspiration Invasion of the united stales coast, and that this northernmost outpost of ours is where the blow might, come from, if ever. Books on medicine generally are rather dull reading to the layman But Dr. Gregory Zilbord's ""Mind, Medicine, and Man" (Harcourl Brace:- $3.50) ts a bit different than the ordinary heavy volume on this 'subject. Particularly interesting is his treatment of psychiatry, and how knowledge of this subject will influence our thinking about 'mental and physical maladies. Even touches on medicine and Its relalon to religion. Sir Thomas- Beccliam—orchestra conductor, composer, entrepreneur, businessman—relates the story of his life in leisurely fashion. The world of music and its devotees emerges from "A Mingled Crime" (Putman: $3.50), arrayed in anecdote, observation and criticism. Prom the time the non-prodigy 6-yrnr-old astounds his parents by asking permission to learn the piaijo. ^-'.through ,t.he : .conventional schooling of an English gentleman, into the many-sided pursuit of a rigorous profession, Sir Thomas trcnts the reader lo personalities, events, and reflections with infinile 'ce ami disarming candor. ialiiij; to ihe sale or nlcoholic.lt HOI'S. ... N. S. RO9SIE. Subscribed and sworn lo befo me this H ilay of May, 1943. IScal) a. G. Piirtlow, Notary -Piibt My commission expires March lit IB-IS. 5-15- N 0 T I C K Nolicc is hereby given that the undersigned will within the time fixed bylaw apply lo the Commissioner of Revenues af the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell hcer at i-etail at 400 West 'Ash, BlythCr ville, Mississippi County. ' The undersigned states that he Is a citizen ol Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or oilier crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned lias been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws or this state, or any diner state, re- NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that-11 mute-signed will within the: (In fixed by law apply lo the: con missioncr of Revenues of the'sta of Arkansas for a permit to 'st beer at retail at 211 W. Main S IJlytheville, Mississippi County/ The undersigned states that'.f is a citizen of Arkansas, of got moral character, that, lie has ne- er been convicted of a felony i other crime involving moral' tu: pitude; that no license lo seU'fc'ei by the undersigned has ueen-> voked within five years last pai and that the undersigned has net er been convicted of violatlrig-itl laws of this slate, or nny'othi stale, relating to the sale ot alec hollc liquors. PRED S. SALIBA'. Subscribed and sworn to belol me this 13 clay of May, 1943.'Seal) Irene Crowrter.i My commission expires 2-14-iti. NOTICE > ! Notice is hereby giveii "that it undersigned will within the tin' Mixed by law to apply to the C6n j missioncr of Revenue's of tl« .Staj 'of Arkansas for a permit to-,.s< beer at retail at 810 So. First's BJyilievlllc. Mississippi -County'. •. The undersigned slates t)ia't ) is a citizen of Arkansas, ot gox moral character, that he hk.s neti been convicted of a felony or oUai . crime involving moral turpltudi | that no license to sell heer.by--.tl undersigned has been revoked.'Wit! in live years last past; and • fl|i the undersigned has never 'te convicted of violating the laws' this state, or any other stat«, : fi lating to Ihc sale of alcoholic : llc uors. JAMES FORD. Subscribed and sworn lo befoi me this 13 day ol May, 1043. (Seal) Irene Crpwder. My commission expires 2-14-4S. • SERtAL STORY ', WAAC BY LORETTE COOPER THB STORY: Ilrtk Cnrtrr, 1V.IMC, In .Hiijor llrlc ./iick.on'. "onf-mou 1 ' »tnir nnu the only ivomnn nn' tht tiny cnnioaflnsril Mamt In Hif I'nclli,- irkrrc kiii (mil of <kr l>a«t ArlUlrr^ Jl nr - rnfre Hnllonn bnllnllnii IN t>n«cd. •I'lip Onljr of Ikr llnlloun li.ilmlion U lo prolrct nilUCiry oprr.Tllc,n» from rntmy nlr nttnrk. Major -Inrk.nn <rll« Brtb .hi- I. in «»»l.r him In tracking down «u»»crlfd Information l<-«kr, but lhn< no <mc «-l«c on th*- inlnnd knoivi In vrhnt i-np^rlty Hbn IN thrrr.' '1'Kelr fallc U Nnddrnlf In1rmi|itril by tkr Mp- rmrgnre of > .Crnnnc Tounj; nomun. • * • ; PLAYING SOLDIER? CHAPTER VI r riIE young woman in the gay dress moved swiftly lo Major Jackson's side. • There was a possess iven ess about her whole altitude that irked Belli Carter. "Lieutenant Carter, Ihis is Miss I.ila Danton," Brit said. 9 "How do you do," Beth said. "You dear girl—you're dressed so oddly," wos Lita's answer. Dcth steeled herself and kept back Ihe retort. Llla knew instinctively that her presence disturbed Beth, and she was satisfied in the recognition. Perhaps this girl's anger would prove useful someday, she thought.' Besides, who was any girl lo take a moment of any man's lime if Lita wanted that .moment? ^p*^ ' "If seems' so odd, calling a woman by an army officer's title," Lita continued. "So out of plact —you know. OJi, I suppose I'm old-fashioned, and believe a woman's place is in a man's arms." ' Beth -made no reply. Major Jackson was maneuvering Lite DaMon away. "Lila, how on e»rtK. did you j«l here, and what we you doing in this part oi the world?" Jackson asked. "You thought I was 5000 miles away, didn't you?" Lila asked. "I confess I did." JJETH felt very uncomfortable. Lifa was monopolizing Brit now, and there seemed.no part of the present ihsfant thai belonged to Beth. "No, my darling boy, I'm not 5000 miles away. I'm like the proverbial-bad penny." "Yes,"'..Beth thought, "and perhaps in more ways than one." "I told ygu I'd show up just when you least expected me to," Lita purred. "You've lost track of me, hut I've followed you all these years—Ihrougli your joining up and gelling a commission' and being promoted to a major's rank." "I was lucky," Brit said. Bril's thoughts went back to Ihe time he. first knew Lita. She had been a glamorous woman reporter when he was still an undergraduate at Berkeley. Lita Danton was sophisticated and worldly wise, even then, and he had felt quite sophisticated himself escorting her to Ihe rough- and-tumble wolerfront dance halls that came back to life with 3.2 beer. "From second lieutenant to major in a year." Lila spoke flatteringly. "Why, you were only a second lieutenant three months. 1 think yon are someone worth watching." "Better gel th» FBI, then," Brit Joked. - • . B«th fancied she saw a trace of a shadow cross Lita's fa.ce. But it disappeared into "a torrent of light conversation. Beth tried to estimate the woman. Sh< was furious at Lita for Her deTib'e'rate sarcasm and snub». She was furious at Brit JacVtiqp for letting Lita get away with it. And finally she was furious ja herself, for allowing the inciderjt to hurl her. It was a situation hardly prescribed for in Army Regulations. Brit had told Beth she wit the only woman on this remote Pacifk, island. Now Lila had appeared. Was Brit's surprise entirely real? "How's everything back in Satt Francisco?" Brit asked Lita. "I haven't been there for longest time," Lila answered affectedly. "I've been working ou in Ihe Orient. Very interesting work. Brit, dear, I've learned f» smattering of two languages since we last saw each olher." "Your progress is amazing," Beth said. T ITA turned toward her with * "What, are you still her*?' glance. "Yes, I think so," Lita satd.V'I think so. And I think a con*id«!i[> able number of other person think so, too." "I'm sure they do," Beth said 1 Now she was angry at herself again, for enlering into such verbal exchange. ' Lita took Brit Jackson's ami. ' "We must go for a stroll. .H haven't seen each other for long," she said. "Where do yp»" want lo take me—down this | or to your headquarters?" "Well, to tell you the truth .,." "I never like the truth," Lit* said gaily, "it will be your headquarters." She lurned to Efijh "Goodby Lieulenant . . . Lieutenant ... Oh, Lieutenant Wh»t'« Your Name. Sorry I forgot, »bj| I never remember women's nimti No difference, I can always cit you Lieutenant. I presume yota and the major always call ,«»S« other by your military title*, dotf you?" Sho smiled Mcchariltetyr "I'd be so-o-o jealous if I ttw^ my precious Brit WM t*taf < military with some little flrl fW* ing soldier." ^^_ ,(To Be '

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