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Blytheville, Arkansas
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, BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS • SATURDAY, JULY 3, 1943 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COORHB NEWS OO. R. W. HAINBS. PubUtiwr ' BAItUEL F. NORRIS, Editor JAKES A. GATENS, Advertising >Un><«t .fid* NtUorikl-AdvertWac RcprefeaUUTM: Wia»c* Wltn«r Co H New York,; Chkafo, D»- ttiU, AUihU, Itoapbli. . Brenr Aftamooe Btecpt Bute? fetered M wcood cl»u flutter «t the post- •Iltee tt Bljrthwine, ArtaUMVunder tct of Opo- y«g, October »,-l«iTi Berwd by the Obltcd Pit*. ' SUBSCRIPTION RATIO By.carrier in of BlyttevlUr, Me per •Kfc, or Me per month.- By mail, within a radius ot ,40 mltet, $400 per year, $2.00 for tix months, tljM for three months; oy mull, outside; 50.mile xone 110.00 per yew jMygble In advance, - • • Let Freedom Ring . One-hundred and sixty-seven years ago,.in downtown Philadelphia, a little band of-fearful but courageous men proclaimed to the world certain human principles which, from that day to this, have been the lodestar Cor this nation. Nothing in the Declaration of Inde; pendence \va ; s really, new except its compilation in a single:document in words "that ra'iig .with sincerity and purpose. It is, .as many have^saiei, a document .of ..glittering, generalities, and yet it has provided • inspiration for all the " peoples who from that day to this have sought to struggle toward genuine, ; working democracy. ' Of all the pungent' phraseology- in : that ; I>eclaration, probably none expresa- . es either the spirit of America or the '-. goal toward which we now arc fighting , so.well as one short clause: "Governments derive their just powers fronVthc consent of the governed." •• - , * •. • * ; It is all very well for ideologists and evangelists and zealots to dream of how we might make the whole work! over into our own image, but the great mass of .our people have in mind just two things they want to see come out of Victory, First, that this nation itself • shall maintain a government that derives its powers exclusively from the consent of the governed. Second, that the rest ,of the world shall be guaranteed the opportunity to establish governments that derive their powers ..from the consent of'the governed..—. - -i" V c Everything else is secondary. Everything else flows: from this one thing. If, in the course of generations, we can assure that the governments of the world shall all derive their powers , from the consent of the governed, everything e ] se w il) follow .automatically. For all people, everywhere, want the same things that we do—freedom; prosperity, peace. ; Honore Giraud, he is decreasing the potential effectiveness of the movement ho fathered—ami lie is creating discord at the worst possible time, when the unified action of all loyal Frenchmen is most ncwlcd for the invasion that is to free France from the Nazi heel. There is loo much assumption that cither General dc Gaulle or General Giraud is wholly right—Ihc other wholly wrong. This is not a clash between a consistent patriot and a converted sippcascr. It is merely a conflict of honest opinions between two patriots. • * * General Girnml, being a prisoner of war, could not have done what General do Gaulle did at the time he did it. In all probability General Giraud does not have the personality to do what General dc Gaulle did. Hut that is no reason for belittling his patriotism or his ability to contribute to the Fighting French movement. For many years now the tragedy of France has been Ihe inability of her leaders to compromise their often petty differences, to unite for the national welfare. This, perhaps more than anything else, was responsible for the disunity which enabled Hitler to win so easily. * • « It is time for Generals de Gaulle and Giraud, and their partisans, to get together •— and it is beyond dispute that General Giraud has gone much more than half way in demonstrating his reasonableness. If there should be a breakdown because General de Gaulle refuses to make even slight concessions, the cause of France, of the United Nations and of democracy will suffer—and much of the luster will be chipped off the glory General do Gaulle has so richly earned. Tapering Off De Gaulle Disappoints It is with great reluctance that any lover of France and of democracy criticizes Gen. Charles de Gaulle. When'al- most everybody else in France, from whom we had the right to expect courage, devotion and faith, threw in the sponge, De Gaulle's was a-voice crying in the wilderness. For the Fighting French movement, for the hope that stitl lives in the occupied homeland, for the survival of something of the old French spirit of "liberty, equality, fraternity," we have General de Gaulle to lharik. But now, it seems to us, the General is undoing much, of what he accomplished when there was nobody else to take up the torch. By his insistence upon having his own way, without compromise, in the negotiations with . that o.ther French patriot, Gen. Henri Ambassador Winant, in London, reveals that two million Americans have been sent to lighting '/.ones in 18 months •—« lot, but no more than we transported overseas in a similar period in World War 1. Then our men under arms did not reach 5,000,000; now they surpass 8,000,000. . This might have something to do with Secretary Slimsou's concession that the War Department is studying the desirability of tapering off the induction of new trainees. If we can't use them in uniform, we .surely need (hem on farms and in factories. SO THEY SAY Government and private enterprise should co-operate ill soclnl nml economic reconstruction, ami service must lie the keynote of Ihe post-war rehaullllaliou. Uul it government elects to lic- come sole dictator ot the people's welfare, Ihe conditions Hint alone cnn make a world of service cllcclive will have disappeared.—Jnmes P. Bell, chnirninn of General Mills board, » • • It won't be long now (until Invasion). ' There won't be one big smash, but several ot them In several places.—Malcolm MacDonald, High Commissioner to Canada. British You've done great things. You're doing great things. You're going !o continue to do great, thins. . . , There can be only one end. We know what that's going to be.—Adm. William F. llnlsey Jr., spcakihg to U. S. Naval officers In South Pacific. • * • The American iwonle have the most Intense admiration for the fighting qualities of the Red Army, as demonstrated in the two tragic years jiist passed, and have the deepest sympathy for Ihe suffering of the people from whose loins that army sprang—A. H. Sulzbcrgcr, New York Times publisher. '*•««'': ton. IMI er KEA a.Mi\*sa ^v*Hf^j ^m*M'«--^'-••*&:> te&wttwj ' ^vJtt^j**-— hn lrivp«; nip Mnlhpr—1'vn iiivpqlirrnlpiH , by Achmcd Abdullah COPYRIGHT, 1»43, NEA- SERVICE. |N C . > ' t \\^-&^®'#J>$®& IJncul TIM] STOKVi 'AMt*rli>an, buit Military firi>vrrjii>r «*uli)«y In Ctatral Klllnl, "Now 1 know he loves me, Mother—I've investigated! •, None of those girls who threw themselves nt him when i he worked at the soda fountain ever hears from him since';'; lie went to Africa!" -> ~<> THIS CURIOUS WORLD By WUIUm' FtrgUMA MARTIN) VAN WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT BORN M . IN THE UNITED STATES/ ALL OF HIS PREDECESSORS WERE BORMI BEFORE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND THUS WERE IS IT CQKRECT TO SAY Trt AT A NQRMAL HUMAN HAND O HAt -FLORIDA, CATTLE IN THE BACKWATER. AREAS ARE TURNING INTO IVS". . - . WADING BACK-DEEP INTO STREAMS TO FEED ON ' __ _______ ANSWER: Yes, the finger is "one of the five terminal members cJ the hand, including the thumb."/ NEXT: Chewing a bhcfc-nurket steaV • SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON Conqueror-Nations Today Ro : Enact Oppressions of 'People in Distress' Text: I'xotlus 1:1G-1I; 2:23-25 n\' \VII.MAM K. (51I.KOY, I). I), .elation who had moved with Ja- From lessons in the Epistles near | cell clown into Egypt because ol the dose of the New Testament, the famine In Palestine and l>c- wc turn In. this quarter's lessons back to the books of Exodus, Le- vilicns and Numbers to n series of lessons dealing with the Era of Moses and lha genera! theme, "God in the Making of a Nation." The first of these lessons concerns "a people in distress," and the wliole series of lessons Is particularly appropriate to our time, when £0 many peoples are in distress and are righting cither to maintain their liberties or to will a rebirth of liberty. Following the denth of Joseph and his brethren, and the gen- Out Our Way By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Major Hoople :~WEVICTOR.V FATHER. PLfvNiTeo \S IM TAIS SOUR. SOIL.'— DM/ HOW LI^E LIFE.' TO PlAV SAFE. 1 "THE LAST TIME SHOPPIKK3 WITH YOU NAY LEGS ACHED EVERYTHING FROM HASJG1MG AROONP MTERS , WHILE YO I'M NSOT WE&.RW& TOOfW, BUT to SW VOUR. NEEDS FERTILIZER ,'-«-\F VOLS'M& GOT A fOUR-M.OTORED SKULL. LET'S ?>EE TEST FLIGHT/ , _ , \* ANP THEN DIDN'T - ' HE'D POlriT W ME WOO nUE&t- STJVMO& SURROUNDINGS: FAP// GET (SR*/vLl ^ PUTS &8U& UHOCR cause of Iheir favorable situation while Joseph was in iwwer, tliere arose a new king who "knew not uf u Krfiicli .%rrl«'«. l.uac d IA the Vue~ rlKn l'«Klun followluir u Llller 4juurrrt tvllh hit* fullirr OV«T a iir'(fr'du-n'<-ll kalr-brolhrr, llauul, mill IkJii I. Ikr •Iliumi vt til, vurvtr. Uut. uv k« viU Hlune llat nlKhlp reHeolInK un thf> Imiiurltuit ]ub HbraiL ut Aim. .Ike fhtutl uf the Africttu driutiii uwukviu uld BI HASSANYIEH CHAPTER II T.TE rernembereil how, years ago, •'••'- In this same- town of Mounet- ville-, promotetl to sergeant and with quite a little free time on his hands, he had on occasion deliberately forgotten that he was an American, :i Christian. Remembered how he had mixed with the Moslem natives, often, when he was on furlough, for days at a time wearing their clothes, eating their food, fearing their fears, hoping their hopes, dreaming their dreams and — oh, yes — Ginning •their sins. Nobody, neither his comrades nor his Moslem friends, had ever known that Lincoln Elliot, sergeant in the- Foreign Legion, and Terek cl-Medjahiri, the young Arab from far-off Syria — "Allah! Allah! What a queer accent these Syrians have!" — who occasionally wandered into town, were one and the same. Yes. He remembered. Remembered the color of it, Color of gold. Color of. blood Color of passion. Remembered the scent of it, a mingling of musk and sweat, rose- oil and garlic. Remembered the " life of it STiameless, unlrammeled, savagely, gloriously free. And, as he remembered, he felt in his heart an unrest that set his nerves to tingling. ' He had already poured a generous two fingers of whiskey, when, drowning' the chant of the drums, there came from a near Arab house a confused symphony of voices, unrestrained Oriental laughter, high-pitched yells, the linkle-tinklc-tinkle of a woman's glass bracelets, a Negro's clicky, jungly talk. The sounds leaped up like fragments of some half- forgotten melody; they mocked him — and tempted him . . . and, suddenly, he laughed, He laughed, perhaps, at Africa Perhaps at his own self. "Freo!" he thought. "Free, once more, for 'the last time! to the devil -with duties and responsibilities — fov the space of one night!' And he left the veranda and walking on tiptoe, went to his bedroom. * * « TIE listened. •M- The house was quiet. Thi servants were asleep. His second •'in-commnnd and good friend Capt. Robert Pelletier, also of th Legion, who had Uie room nex to his, was snoring heartily. He locked the door, pulled down the window blijids, Jit a •lamp undressed. Feeling very much' like 3 con spirator in some screen melo drama, lie opened a trunk whic held some of Ins more intimat belongings. He looked at the con tents, smiled, went to work. Studying his face in the mirror he found it burned a clear ma hogany by the tropical sun t many seasons. Given the righ costume, he could pass anywher for a desert Arab. Only his mus tache was too military, too Ion. So, in the proper Moslem styl he clipped it away from the lip and shated the corners. Then, with agile fingers tha had not forgotten the trick of i he crowned his head with a whi' cotton skullcap and tied over the ku/l/Wi, the large, square si Joseph." The Jewish people, moreover, had become subject to that racial prejudice of which Ihey have again and again been the victims in history. Their prosperity and their Increase troubled the in numbers cither Egyptians under this new regime or these things were made the pretext for prejudice find persecution. Like oppressors nnd persecutors of the Jews in our day, these rulers In Egypt professed high aims. Like Rider and his millions, they too, were concerned about "a new order," of their own making. "Come," they said, "let us deal wisely with them." But their way of dealing wisely with the Israelites was to put heavy taskmasters over them and to put heavy burdens upon them. but the Jews flourished under persecutions, except that their service was hard and their lives were made hitler by the intensity ot their labor and the acutencwis ot their suffering. It was the sort of thing with which the world hns become again on too familiar terms in these days ot Nazi tyranny In Europe. Here, then, Is the people In dLi- trcss, groaning under their bondage, crying for freedom and remembering the 'covenant of God with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Whilt n triumphant note of man and of history is In the closing verse of our lesson: "And God saw the children of Israel, and God took knowledge of them." A people may' feel In the bitterness of their suffering that God has forgotten them, but God does not' forget. As we study further lessons, we shall see the oppressor, broken and the Israelites entering Into the great pageant of a Cautiously he left the room, the Kotise, walked out into the street, lost himself in the dense, trooping shadows cast by the Mosque/ of< Swords. erchief of aull rtd With a bright range border from which dropped olored tassels that reached his •aist. He Jitted the close o the back of his head witli the elp of the askal, or twisted hair ope, and pulled it out in a peak rotruding over his forehead so lat it shaded his. eyes and gave o his countenance that truculent xpression on which-true desert- men pride themselves. He dressfid his body in-a simple vhite cotton shirt, tight-sleeved, pen in front, which covered him rom head to foot and was girt .by . handsome shawl. He struck a Tooked, silver-handled jambyiah logger into its folds. Over it all leithrewi-a voluminous burnoose if camel's hair—"good against :old, good against heat," sny the Arabs—and inserted his hare feet nto yellow leather slippers. He was about to leave .the •com; stopped'suddenly on the threshold. Something—he -thought—was missing from his costume. He frowned, wondered. Then ho knew what it was. * * • » TN former years when, for the sake of the adventure, the thrill, he had mingled with the Moslem natives, there had been one thing which had act^d as a talisman. Tt had been important, hail opened certain doors. Today its value was merely sentimental. Still,• just-because it was sentimental, he wanted it. So again, he groped in the trunk and found a'broad bracelet of hammered iron,- silvcr-inlaic with Kufic characters, lie took il out, looked at it, a boyish, rather self-conscious smile curling his lips. He remembered the first occasion on which ho had worn il Remembered how, as Terek el Mcdjahiri, the Syrian Arab, h had joined the dervish Lodge o the Bi Hassanyich, passing will aching limbs and iear-chillc< Heart through the initiation ordeal of fire and wafer, of steel and rope, of scorpion and snake; had thus become a member ot the Lodge and learned its secret passwords. It was—or, rather,-had been— a Moslem society, admitting both men and women. For years it had been powerful in Central Africa; had, finally, become too powerful: . For its leaders had begun to. mix-politics with the religious and mystic riles. Relying on the su- perslilious awe with which the' Negroes regarded them, they had aken an active interest in anti- Suropean intrigues. , So the French government had tepped in. The Lodge had been • leclared .illegal. Many of'; the nembers .had been jailed 'and nore exiled. And when, some, weeks earlier, on the eve of his departure, Lincoln had conferred n London with General de Gaulle nnd Winston Churchill, he had 3een given a mass of confidential nformalion in regard to the equa-. .orial colony which he was io rule —whom to trust and whom not tQi irust, whom to Halter and who^|| to threaten, whom to bribe with' gold and whom with honors and:' whom—oh, yes!—(o liquidate, if; iced be—the Bi Ha.ssanyieh hadj not even been mentioned. , i The Lodge, no doubt of it, had; been dispersed. Us power was: gone. It was today no more thani a pale memory. Still, here wasj its talisman, the iron bracelet;: and why shouldn't he wear il? , So he slipped it on his wrist. ! Ho^extinguishecl the lamp. Cau- : liously lie left the room, the house, walked out into the street, lost himself in the dense, trooping shadows cast by the Moscrue'of! Swords. j Once more, for the last time, he i would dip into the secret river of' Islamic life; would forget, for the space of a few hours, the crushing j burden v/hich Fate had put upon; his shoulders. \ (Ttf Be Continued) ; Fred O. Grimwond, Defendant. The WAKNING OlillKK defendant, Fred O. Grim- people escaping from bondage into the promised land, with nil sorrow and lapses that attended their journey until they found restoration and freedom in their own homeland. In the light of history and of !™r l °!!;"!;L w « ""I?.. ""i va '££™f?™« the wood, is hereby warned to appear in the Chancery Court for Ihc Chickasawha District of Mississippi County, Arkansas within thirty (30) much instruction for these later tlmcs - NOTICK OF GRANTING OF T.IQIIOK 1'KRMIT Notice Is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas has Issued a permit, No. 2D4, to Elmer Hall lo sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as North Main St., Luxora, Ark. This permit issued on the 1st day of July, 1943, and expires on Ihe 30 day of June, 1944. ELMER HALL Ferinltcc. 7/3-10 NOTICK OF GRANTING OK MQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues ot the State of Arkansas has Issued a permit, No. 231, to Elmer Hall to sell and dispense vinous or splrilu- ous liquors for beverage at retail on Ihe premises described as 124 E. Main St., Blylhcville, Ark. This penult issued on the 1st day of July, 1!)43 and expires on the 30 day of June, 1944. ELMER HALL Permittee. 7/3-10 IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AK- KANRAS. C. E. Palmer, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8240 Olc ,,i n , ium . c . E . nm , upon his failure so to do said complaint will be taken as confessed. Witness my hand as clerk of said court, nnd the seal thereof this 25 day. of June, 1943. . , HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. Reid & Evrarrt, Atlys. for Pltf. Jesse Taylor, Ally, ad Lilem. 6/20-7/3-10-17 WAKNING OKDKR IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR- KANSAS. Harry B. Whitney, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8240 Bonnie Hisey Whitney, Defendant. The defendant Bonnie Hisey Whitney, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Harry B. Whitney. Dated this !2 (lay of June, 1943. HARVEY MORRIS, Cleric By Doris Mtiir, D. C. Claude F. Cooper, Atty. for Pltf. 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