The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 11, 1944
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TUESDAY; APR1I; llrlO.14; BIATHKVILLK. (ARK,) ; C.OUIUP -NKWS PAGE To Fight Rise In Children's Traffic Deaths WASHINGTON (U.P.—As a result of (lie "alsrmiiii; upswing" in deaths due (o traffic accidents in 19«, the National Education Assn. has opened a drive to mnke Ameri| can students safety-conscious. The National Commission on Safely Education, created by NEA for this program, will channel into the classroom Die specialized knowledge of highway engineers, automobile manufacturers and traffic directors In an effort to cut (raffle Accident victims under 14 years of age account for the 104:) death rale Increase, accorillni; to Willnr'l E. Qivem. NEA Executive Secretary. S 1'er Cenf Increase "While nil other nee groups ex pcrlenced n decrease In 1943 compared to 19-12. l)ierc was an eight per cent, Increase In (raffle deathi among children under 14." lie said The increased accident rate among children is aUrlbutcd largely to the abnormal laxity-of chili supervision in homes where employed parents are away during the (lay. Other factors include inofficlen enforcement resulting from the' military drain on police and other traffic authorities; increasing age of cars .and trucks, with a corresponding increase in defects; (he deterioration and neglect of. highways, and general wartime jiUers. Include Highway Study The Safety Commission will combine instruction to comba't the accident rise with a study of modern highway transportation. Problems of public finance and control will be taken tip. The 12-inembcr commission will have representatives from the elementary, secondary and college levels, Including'.specialists inclass- ^.room instruction, highway and "traffic engineering, public administration and finance, and iranE- porlatton. It is headed Uy Robert W. Eaves who resigned as Administrative Principal, and chairman of (he School Safety Committee of the District of Columbia public schools lo become Executive Secretary, It Is To Laugh At Colonel Stoopnagle's Humor Treatise HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Youth Of County Invited To Join .' In Food Contest.. Perhaps you couldn't tell the ait- 111 declared that the lirilish gov- hbr from Adntn from the title of .he book but once you got Into •You Wouldn't Know Me From erjuncnt would henceforth regard USSR as un ally asainsl Hitler, and expressed confidence In Kus- Adam" (Wlilttlesey House: $2),!.sidn militaristic ability mill conr- vou'ii soon put the finger oji Col. j age. -einuel Q. Stoopmiglc, the guy who; 'Ihe men who have domlinled tumors 'em on the radio nnd In the nut-skin wrm>, Stalin, l,enln, leading magazines. j Trotsky, Lllvinov, Mololuv, Has- Ilcnest. Jt's sidesplitting — and plitln, and Kcn-nsky, are carefully 1 You love (he guy for his | sketched by nuranty'.s proltfle prn. Woman's place In the Soviet pattern of living and the effects of stories of J. liftlngton Updlglt, the fellow who doesn't touch the candy Ihnt.'s never touched by human hands; his poetry; his drawings, ed. the five-year plan arc also expliiln- and his downright torn-foolery. i Tn (he art department, colonel Duranty is well-fiualified lo write a book of this sort, because lie a foreign correspondent Stoopnagle outdoes himself, espc-, served cially with his touching portrayals;in Russia, where he saw Ihe birth of (lie upside-down dresser "for | nnd growth of communism. Ills eye- noL losing buttons under It"; the witness experience has been iucor- palcntod pancake book mark which,' pornted into USSIi. interesting, when the phone rings, leaves an! colorful reading with information index on a deck of wheats that , every American should have, enables you to (ell where you left' . off pouring syrup when you went. Arkansas boys and girls, between tho ages of 14 nnd 2'2 nnd wllh (wo years' experience In vegetable Burdening, urc eligible to compete In the $0,000 wartime food production and marketing I' of the National Junior Vegetable Growers' Association, It, was nmimmccd today. Kri'd A. Smith, slate supervisor of agricultural education, joined Kiirle I'nr.sons. Jr.. . M-year-old Northhiuniiton (Muss.) president of the iissnclntlon, In Inviting both farm nnd town youth lo rcglslei for the fourth annual contest Immediately. Additional Information may be obtained from vocational liainlng Instructors or by writing Smith at Little Hock. . Contestants from Hits'county will ompele for a S500 national .scliol- shlp, a Southern regional award $200 or for om: of the 10 sec- omil awards of $100 from « seliol- ship fund provided for (he nsso- atlon by the Orent Atlantic and uclfli: Ten Company, Parsons said. E x-Storm Trooper, Who Played Nazi Film Roles* • Becomes An American Gl to the phone; and the 20-foot pole -A MAYCliUN'O licmcmber "Mayerling." story of for "not touching a guy you the tragic death of Rudolf of Aus- wouldn'l touch with a 10-fo'ot pole ti'in and Marie Vetaern in the hun.l- —twice." I Ing lodge of that name? Details It's pretty much of a riot, even'of the event still remain n mys- the foreword by Fred Allen. for. n portion on Ihe book menu tery, and dial headllncr of the '90s has provided grist for the mill cf many a writer of romantic f'•<.'- with release of two volumes-"Biog-1,. En " ( Lo '""!'•'!' "The Augel With aphies of Famous Journalists," "* Trumi>ct" Doublcday. Doraii: dited b v John E. Drewry (Hamiom if ', us " '.'" 'Is novel not as lie louse: S3), and "The columnists." f«'>t™ "ction but as ,i theme The y Charles Fisher (Howcll-S'oskin: llfc . ot •"""'etta Stem, who toyed 2-50) and was luvrd by (he Prince, but marrit-d Hans All, scion of a'long Men In Service Awaiting the day when they will make entry into Hitler's roofless Europe, delivered by parachute am glider. America's airborne troops have been announced as present in some strength at certain headquarters in the European theater of operations.' Among them arc man; Arkansas hoys, including Pvt. Rus sell Wilboi- Deaton. of Blytheville who is a driver, anil Pvt. James E Dcspain of Wilson, a rifleman. Pvt. Charles W. McDaniel is no\ stationed at Ihe Ordnance X Training Center at, Texarkana.Tex Private McDaniel formerly WM connected ivitli (lie Blvthei'ill, Compress .,5 superintendent. Both books are well-written ver- ions of the lives of the greats of; line.of famous Vicnnn plann-mak- is shadowed to the eml by the tragedy and her connection with landolph Hearst, Walter Winchell.i l ' n ^,v £"" *} cr connection will Arthur Brisbane Raymond clap- n " <1 ° 1 '. Jllc slni >; clvnrlcs , ' ":°"&" icr. Dorothy Thompson, Ernie " ' lhc ™"*i«tlon of AtMtria by \vle, O. O. Mdntyre, and a lot of ."" e1 '' *.' 0 l>)1|lenrs rcl ,"' ly , iu . l . nc other men who have become pub- book as lie unsuccessful nml spitc Ic figures in a high-pressure pro-i (r !" "iididalc or a scholarship at cssion. i tllc S 0 ' 1001 0( Arl. You can't - beat Fisher's job on I Plot »>«' characlcit/ntion are ittle Ernie Pyle. Brings right to i wc '" handled, but the back's ehle be 115- charm is (he picture it elves of oic lome a word picture of the 115- >ound, sopping-wet bantan who las jumped lo the front as the No. I human interest writer on the war front; * * . • nURANTY ON RUSSIA Taking its place among.(he ever- ncreasing books about Russia is Walter Uuranty's "USSR . . . THE STORY OP SOVIET RUS- piclui'c it gives Vienna, its social customs aittl ro ninnee. Stroii" note of autlieiitlcltj throughout, with fiction tied U with historical events. 1 "Cotcorluu." a novel by Editl Pope (Sciibnets: $2.75), Is the stor of the strange old house of thn name. Us stranger secret, and II owner, Abby clahiRhcnrnc. . Colcorton Is on .the sea, : ycl, nn SIA". (LipplncoU: S3). How the United Stales, Great Britain and France ignored Russia i relic of the days of the "black is ..remorsefully discussed. The ; birder," in this case the slave-trad """ ' . . far from the swamps in Florida, . Munich decisions were made with- ! ing ' • ' out consulting the Soviets, with- i her out even recognizing the fact that Russia existed, despite Lltvinov's Geneva declaration that Russia was prepared. I o fight for Czechoslovakia's freedom which France was grandfaiher of Abby. Whfc brother brings home a brill Beth, and goes steadily downhill i contrast to Belh's rise in statur Abby's life is caught up in a whirl pool which gives her no rest. ccpl perhaps for Interludes of hunt Ity KKSKINK JOHNSON' NKA Correspondent HOI LYWOOD.— A former press onl for I tic NM! Storm Troops,! who was marked for liquidation In the "blood pntitc" of June SO, 1M4. is now n private In Uncle Rums Army. In fact, II was almost a double ceremony when Peter Pohloiiv. n 1 - ii'iilly a Hollywood actor and technical advisor, was Inducted. Hir re- ci'lveil his cltlCTtishlp papers nl !l n. m. and was sworn Into the Army LI( 1 p. m. I'ohlem, son of n university professor In Dresliiu, was n public n lalinns officer wllh (he fitorm Tniop:) In Silesia In the "|>re s prupaijuiidii and pliolographlc division." nt> was forced (o enter a N'!ul work cunip and (hen Join the Storm Troop.s to prove his parly loyally, hi the work camp, lie almost be logles despite having been forced li> serve wllh. Storm Troops. As a fighting OI, lie liopc.s for the chance to ImticUiro — with a bayonet, preferabljr—tome of \t» f Nazi ego .which he helped to in-, Hale when he was « Storm Troop propagandist, , ,•. *, i 'etor rulilen?. luis clian^i'd iml- fcrms slucu Ibis picture ivns taken i addition two $'2!i war bonds are from >l n. in. to 9 p. in. every dny ffered to other otitstunillnsr coli-1 irivlving full unity (raining in ad- '.stnntK from (he state. j dltlon In roail-biilldlug nsslgimwtits. "Our association feels Mint by en- i CSArill'. 1 I'llKOli Mirnclnt; boys and girls to study i on July I, 193-1, Ills parents were ml mlli/e more efflrienl,inethoils | t 0 <ielehriilr llu-lr With trcdilltig aii- I iirodncliig nnil marketing vege-| ulversiny. Pohlen/. was given » le eripplvd by bo'lnr, on his feel |M IU'll.vwuod. He's a |irlv»le In the Army now. oi'v had died down, he returned to resume his university studies eventually winning an cxelmujit proft'ssoruhlp In soclolony at (he Unl- vfr.sliy of Kansiis niul later nt Knn- sas Oily University. ibles wc arc helping conservi: f m -ioui!h to Join them at their j .Thence he went Ui Hollywood as mnpower in a year In which every | IK),,,,., j lls ( f ()m - m || 0 .s from (he n technical advisor on fitich pic oiniii of food k needed,", Parsons i ....... aid. "In this contest It Is not how ilg a vegelable crowd' you are, bill ow good a grower." Winners of Ihe 1944 contest, whn vill be announced In December, vlll be based on grades achieved n studies of a five-unit course In •reduction and marketing mcdinds, i report on the coiilcsliml's vege- able project and omtnunitv activities. summary of border. lures us "Vhl! Illfler Clnng, ..... 1'hc At his home, he learned by rn- 1 North Blur," "Hostages," "Action li dlii of the mnsKiicre; of (he troops the North Atlantic," Edge of Dnrk- (iii orders of Hitler and the regular • ness.' nnd "Watch on the llhlne." iiiiny. Knowing that he would be lie recently completed the roll marked for killing by the very mi- of Heintiard Heydi'U'h, "the hting lure nf his milk as Troop Leader, man," hi "The Hitler Clang," 01 lie escaped into c/ecli Icrrltory. He which he also served us advisor, still lius the letter of furlough, Pohlen?.' I'ltl/cnshlp was grantiM ptimtuiiii; liini to be absent from afler he had been thoroughly InvM Jimi! W (11 July l. 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Tfl. 153 Walnut at 5th lieaty-botmd and England morally-1 ing and fishing with Danny strikebound to protect. • Russia was friendless" in a hostile world until-the Germans at-, lacked. The evening after, church-' peal throughout.- lentlicr, '!»•_; memorable character. The book "readies ii stirring climax, and achieves n dramatic ap- Goodyear Battery I Many To Choose from. RCA's-DETROLAS-CLARIONS-RADIOLAS 79" Three handsome RCA Consoles at this price! We Still Have One Detrola Battery Model Radio-Phonograph Combination! STOCKS ARE LIMJTED-CHOOSE NOW . GOOD/YEAR ^ TIRES ^ 470 W. Mom Phone 2492 GOOD Ml! W.S I'HOM Til 15 iMIOD U (!T I 0 N F IK) N T i Ri TO M mm on Ge/iemlMotors 1943 Mir Activities Physical.volume of \var materials •produced was more than double flint of 1942, Total'value of 1943 war production more than 3 billion, 500 million'dollars. Average total employment 448,848, an all-time .High. Total payrolls more than 1 billion, 300 million dollars—up 54%. Materials and services purchased from others approximately 1 billion, 900 million dollars—up 88-%. Net income after'taxes from manufacturing operations—3?(b cents per dollar of sales. GENERAL MO'I'QRS IQWutclivcrics of war material rosif trf a total value of mnrc tlian 3J-^ billion dolhirs, or about 87% more tli:m in 1912. Tito increase in physical volume was even greater, since unit prices were reduced during die year. Deliveries of service parts and other authorized civilian material amounted to £250,000,000, :i decrease of nlioiit 30% from I9-I2. At the time, of Pearl 1 larhor, G.M. deliveries of wtir product!) were at a rate of two million dollars' worth a day. Hy I lie ctul of 1943 the daily rale was above twelve million dollars. The 2,300 separate items placed in production ranged from small and delicate parts (o airplane engines, complete airplanes, tanks, and powerful Diesel engines for submarines and land'ms; craft. AVERAGE -EMPLOYMENT in Genera) Motors in 19-13 was 448,8<I8, an all-time high. The figure stood at 503,749 in December. In 19-12, the yearly average was 314,144, and (he December figure was 391,975.Thus (he increase in yearly average was 43%. At (he same time, payrolls rose 54%, and reached a total of about IK billion dollars. More than 200,000 new G.M. employes were trained for war work in 1943. Enrollment in courses for supervisors and executives totaled 21,500. The percentage of working lime lost because of accidents was 1943 than ever before. TOTAL NET INCOME after tnxcs in 1943 from war output and other sources was £149,780,088, compared to fl 163,651,588 in 1942 and #201,652,508 in 1941. Net income after taxes from manufacturing in 1913 was only 3/(a cents per dollar of total net sales. 93% of all war material delivered to (be end of 1943 was manufactured under fixed-price contracts. General Motors early adopted the policy of reducing prices to the government as lower costs were achieved through greater experience. The government benefited many millions of dollars by these reductions in 1943. Taxes in 1943 totaled #308,068,000, of which federal taxes were $254,783,000; social security and unemployment insurance (axes, J539,263,000, and state and local taxes, #14,022,000. Common s(ock dividends were f>l per share in 1943, They were also }S2 in 19-12, J53.7S in 1911 and 19!0,?3,SO in 1939. CM Drill Ptic! of War .Tlnltr by ClaiiOd of I'roducli jiloj'nicnl and r*)t6lli In Central Motor* CM Nil Sales ainl Nel Income The year 1943 was one of great effort and sound achievement in General Motors. The job is not yet clone. All are determined to contribute to the utmost toward final victory.- When this is accomplished, there will be the task of preparing for the requirements of peace, lint until that time "Hcloty is Our Business!" IN 1943 GENERAL MOTORS FACTORY EMPLOYES submilfed 123,000 wril/en suggestions for improving production or working conditions. 25,400 ideas were accepted. Cosh value of war-bond and stamp awards for some, 3955,000. NEARLY 86,000 G.M. MEN AND WOMEN HAVE ENTERED THE ARMED FORCES By Iho end of 19^3 more Phan 10,000 vefcranj hod been fli'ven employ/ncnf by G. M. Nearly haff of them were employ*! wfio had been on mifilary rVavo of absence; fhe remainder had ntver be/ore worked for G.M. , lET'S ALL BACK THE ATTACK Stand by the msn on the beachheads! The belter their squipment the stronger their power and the greater their protection. BUY MORE WAR bONDS GENERAL MOTORS General Motor! unlit engaged in lie war effort, Victory is Our Business/"

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