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*—- "»> BLYT1IEV1LLK, '(ARK.) V COURJER NEWS IBS BLTtHEVILLB COURIER NEWB * " , j , • * *B» OOURUCH NIWS 00. W. HAINB3, PuttlUtMT SAMUEL P. NORRIB, Bditor A. OATEN8, AdvertWcg 8ol* N»Uoo»l, Wtaw Co, New Yort, troit,' AtU&U,- De- Published; Every Altemooa Except Bund»y .Enured M second class mittcr »t the port- offloe it Brjrthevule, Arkansas, under act cJ Com' October 9, 1»17. Served by the Dotted Pre«i \ BOBSCRHTION RATES By carrier In the city of BlythevUle, JOe per wtek, or B5c per month. By mail, ,wl|hln a radius ot 40 mile*, M.OO per ye»r, IS.OO for six months, $1,00 for three months; by mall outside' 60 mile zone UO.OO per year payable In advance. b u fan* '«• KM foot**** Troops Take Over Wards Montgomery. Ward •& Co., In Chicago, as Ihls Is written,'has'just refused to accept an order of [seizure from President Roosevelt unless it recognize tire United Retail, Wholesale and Department store Employes' Union us sole bargaln- hig"agenl until a National Labor Relations Board election can be held. Sewell Avery, president and spokesman for Hie company, lias Indicated that it will challenge'' the legality of (he President's order in every way open lo It, nnd holds Dint i any Government effort to take over and operate the company is in complete disregnrd of the Coiislltufion. ^Tlie^ Government sent In troops ntid Avery was ousled. This slnle of affairs Is the result and ' clijnax of a controversy that sent 5000 workers on; strike and later back to work on an order from the President. Tlic order for seizure is based on the allegation of Attorney General Bidnle that the production nnd distribution of n'iteiials needed for the war nre Imperiled, llmt contlnunlion of the dispute might cause work stoppages nt other plants of the company, and thai a bnd example would be set. Considering the tremendous gravity of Government seizure of a company such as Montgomery^ Ward, the' company's own position and Us reasons for resisting n presidential order should be made altogether clear. The company's side is contained In a communication addressed to nil Monlgomerj Waid people. It is signed by Mr. Avery and it goes (is follows: :l; The contract which Wfinls signed nt Chicago in .December, 1942, under duress at the direction of the President, expired Dec. 0, 1943. *2. On Nov. 1C. 1343, Wards told the union itfwoiil'l negotiate n new contract covering five oS 6 the seven bargaining units established at Chicago Waids questioned whether the union represented a majority ot employes in Ihc mail order home and retail store, because less than 20 per cent m those two units were then having unldrf f nu.e*s,checked.'off 'from "wages. 3..-Although-five months have elapsed, the ' union haf refused to show that It !s the majority choice 'of the employes by eltlier a card chock or an election. ' L; 4 Under the law. Wards ,1s forbidden to bargain wllh a union which does not represent n majority. ; . ' '_ 5 The War Labor'Board has illegibly ordered ,Wardi to e\lcnd the expired contract, without 1 requiting the union to prove its majority. Wards has-hro-jght suit to have this order set aside: 6 The union has called the strike to force Wards to Accept this illegal order. 7. The t company stands ready to recognize the union when proof of Its representation has been presented. jOn Hie fncr^of the company's statement, not. materially chslKnged by the Government. Mont- Eomefy Ward & N Co. seems to be in the right. In a matter of juch great moment ii Is nol conceivable lhat Mr. Avery would make any mistakes in fact, and il k not imaginable that he'would dare make such claims it they were not true. The Government appears lo be dis- ftosed to an arbitrary and capricious use of Us powers that Involves violation and disregard of Its .own regulations and requirements. -MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL. A Qiigck Remedy There arc numerous advocate of racial ami relig 10 us intolerance In America, and some ol them use the mails lo spread their obnoxious doctrines. It is a natural reaction that mere should be a cry of "Bar them from the mails-" and an effort lo provide penalties for persons who circulate such appeals to hatred. A bill wllh these provisions Is now pending In congress, but tlic remedies It offers are not so'logical as they may appear at first glance. ' The bill, Introduced by Kcprcscnlailvc Waller A. Lynch of New York, gives Ihc I'osloffice Department authority lo bar such matter from Die malls. This is a sweeping grant of power, a new form of censorship, it j;my be subject to flagrant abuse. The difficulty would be In drawing the line between "false or defamatory" matter and legitimate discussion, nncc and religion arc often highly controversial subject. Any expressions aboul Ihem might seem 10 some persons to be "also or defamatory. For that matter, literature directed afrahisf preachments of hatred might, If vigorously worded, also be considered fnlse or defamatory. The measure would thus defeal (he very purpose for which It Is pro|x>sed. 'The American Civil Liberties Union, which opposes (he Lyiieli .bill, offers some examples. The Negro press sometimes attacks prejurjce on the part of whiles wlUi phrases Ihul might come under the law, yet an action against a Negro paper on this ground would react lo uphold mitl-Nejjro prejudice. Similarly, Jewish lepers, nnd non-sectarian publications as well, nllack null-Semites. Some journals attack religious groups lhat enter politics. Our enemies, the Germans and Japs, are sometimes assailed on racial grounds., This miiy be unwise, but jnlllng writers who engage In It would be proposlcrous. Better than providing such penalties lor apostles ot Intolerance, ana perhaps driving them underground to do far more harm, would be a frontal attack on this evil. The bigots' charges can be readily answered, and properly documented refutations would have great value. Cases of individual libel on racial and religious ground.? can be prosecuted. Education, Interracial co-operulioii, good-will groups, literature upholding tolerance and democracy—all these would lie far more effective than an attempt at suppression. As the A. C. L. u. .snys, the Lynch bill Is a "(liiack remedy" tor un evil thai requires careful and Intelligent treatment. -ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. THE* SAY Some people advocate a policy of enforcing war controls uplil such time as big business aikl small business can re-enter civilian production simultaneously. I cannot agree with such a policy—it noiiils the road lo nun or small business.—Maury Maverick, chairman Smaller War Plants Corp. • v • * You'll find nn awful lot ol religion where men arc scared to death. They've found themselves In a situation which will delermlne who shall live and who shall die.—Rnbbi Barnclt R. Bi'lckncr, uflcr war front tour. * .* Today vvo feel thatliic'world'will Ire so weakened after this'war that it surely will have learned its lesson. Yet in 1010 we though!, the world must surely have been convinced lliat not even to the victor' could war bring rewards to outweigh its cost.—British Ambassador Lord Halifax. * * * How, mimy more of these nights of terror shall we have to endure before the Invasion starls?—Nazi-controlled Paris radio. • » » In" lighting this war, It is well lo keep in mind that If freedom falls here, it cannot be secured aiijwhere in the woiid.---Jamcs A. Parley. • • • The nation cannot now afford to have Ihe men who run American business swing away from urgent war problems to post-war markets any more than It can afford to have workers Cleave war jobs lo look for jobs wllh a post-war future.—WPB Chairman Donald M. Nelson. • » . The Germans have plenty of planes to offer opposition when they think the emergency impels their use.—Secretary of War Henry L. stim- son. * » » We're not going to let any bureaucratic barriers stand between Ihe returned wounded soldier and every comfort that it is possible to give him. There aren't coins to be any apple sellers on the corner if we can prevent it, and there aren't going to be any wounded soldiers sleeping In parks or lodged In jails.-LlciU.-Gcn! Brchon D. Somcrvell, Army Service Forces chief. * • • We have no intention of throwing (he IJrlU-h Commonwealth of Nations overboard lo satisfy n section of the American prcss-or anyone else -Einmaiicul Shinwcll, Brillsh Lnboritc M. P Copyright, I9H,' S NBA Service, Inc SFWlfV t.wXlj*. T$'"^~~ vSsa/f jJf.V.^V^tr-^ COrn 1W DY NEA 6ERtf[Ce. IXC. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. Off. "|s JJi»ttuiywny for THURSDAY, APRIL .27, 1944. »irl lo act?" THIS CURIOUS WORLD IN I9I4, THERE VVEKE ONLY 3OO OAPANESE IN ALL THE I1-OO ISLANDS OF THE AVARIANAS, THE CAROLINE AND AVARSHALL SROUPJJ/ IN 1939,THERE WERE 73.OOOS TODAY WO CME KNCT/S THE JAP POPULATION, BUT IT IS COPfl. I9U 0V WE* SERVICE. INC. CARNAUBA WHO DISCOVERED THE NORTH POLE WAX, ; USED IM MAKIMG - ... . ,- PHON06RAPH RECORDS'! AND MANY" V/ITAL WAR PRODUCTS, COMES FROM THE SWfAT OF A PALM TREE/ ANSWER: Admiral Robert'E. Peary, April G, 1009. NE\Ti Disappear foj£ M'inil .socks. * In Hollywood BY EKSKINK JOHNSON NEA stall Correspondent A girl get.s to know how to handle volvcs In Hollywood, but lions, Ixs- ic Brooks said, were out ol her line. Tlicy were going to introduce Lcs- le to the lions at 2:23 p. in. Awl, iiaturnlly, she \vns a little worried. Someone in (lie sliuilo publicity .Iqiartiucnt lincl dreamed up the >rtca ol linving Lcsl.ic Brooks pose for sonic pictures vriih Clyde Bcatty inside a cage full of lions as a "special added attraction" to the Russell Uros. Circus. Beatty had assured everybody that the cage was safer lluiu a night club dance floor on a Saturday night, Ueini; a co-opcrn- llve soul, Leslie agreed to the slimt. We had looked up Leslie alter seeing 'Cover Girl." Slic had given a mighty tine acting performance In another curvaceous meanle role. But we didn't expect to IK lunching with n young lady aboul to keen a date with some lions. Everything turned out all.right, I was the test slic had received in three years of the movie wars, nul she was Celling weary of playing mcanics. "Let's face it," she said. "There are nicanie roles—but tlic girl can still be nice," Leslie has been very, very had in her lost down movies. In fncl, even her family has taken to calling hei 'I'Stinky Mae." But things arc a loi belter ninv, Uslic had to admit, thai, when her hair was brunel instead o blond. Her name was Lorraine Cicttman and she was one of Ihe "Navy Blues" sextet at Warner Bros. All she (lid v/as pose for "cheesecake" ami tour tlic nation's thealc .stages to ballyhoo "Navy Blues." Tin lour iras very dull, slie remembered It was alter this publicity ton that slic changed her name and the color of her hair and signed a new contract at Columbia studio. The;, put her into lioss operas at first then graduated her to incanic roles )ur,Boarding House sc with Major liuoplc Out Our Way lures and nobody got hurl. WKAHY OF MKAN1KS Her'role In "Cover Girl," slic said, By J. R. Williams SO THAT'S YOUR EAMCH COOK.' HE DOESU'T LOOK ' VERY APPETIZ1MG TO ME.' MO, MAV> \ , HE sunn POM T ' < UJCK.Y FOR US ITSN07 HIM J- VVE HA.VE TO EAT- OMLV _S*~ HIS COOK1M-' HP'DSE }7 PRETTY HARD TO //_—• ~ /' I feri DIGEST/ THE JDMEMMTHE ROUGH 4-17 though. The lions. Leslie reported Novv ' ns a resu11 ot "Cover Girl,' later, were more'docile than some there's talk of stardom. Hollywood wolves she had met. The Al thc moment she's co-slarrin photographers snapped their pic- *'•'">' Sieve Crane, thc gcnttcmni Lana Turner doesn't want but Co iinnbia studio docs, in some dra mattes no one will ever sec. Lcslii and Steve take dramatic lessons to BCtlicr every day. It's part o Crane's pre-camcra work before Co f lumbia casts him in n picture. ( "He's going lo be a great nclor,' Leslie said. "He knows how to handle lines and he knows what it'. all about." A "KH.i.KR" M<>m-:i, ; Leslie hails from Lincoln. Neb nnd spent much of her chlldhooc : with grandparents who ran thc hole i ai Crollon. Kcv. She went to schoo [ in Oinalia nnd Hollywood. She firs attracted Hollywood's attention as (nodel by her portrayals of bcautifu killers for the covers of sundry Ivor ror magazines. Her customary prop on these oc cnsions v/as a dagger dripping will Wood. Tlic dagger was real; thi blood, ketchup, Leslie Iws a slender, slinoely figure which draws low, whistle from rilscerninc males. Stic look. v.-cll In slacks and wears them n lot rn fact, slic looks good In almost anything. Including a lion's cage, THE LADY . '1'IIFl STOIIVi Urul. I.I,,k lloll, Anil)- Air l;or,i» mil lonm/i. |, | ,. Jor««l In MJI I'rftruii, 1-aknliiiiiin. Ill* lllnitr UEIK fjrauiHit <lumi whlli- imiuliluK 'f,,h,,,. Without niiliurfiil minim, hit IH lulu'ii f,,,,,, III* riivn <-i'll lu tin; <inii'i! »1 riiii- Itilu Aziirahkl, i-mnmmiiliint nf Hie IirUnn. He IK illKmtiyfil n< t|j e ii f _ lilllril liifoniiiilliin A/IH-HBUI ni'diis lO llOhAChU UljULJt Illlll. OFFICER BALDWIN IV "gUUPRISED you, did 1?" The Jap beamed, "You practically look niy hair off," Link admitted. "As a mailer of fact, I do not recall tiiat anybody in the U. S. Air Corps knew I belonged to (he Its Club." A.zaraski consulted a wrist watch. "Link, I am pushed for lime," he said. "What do.you say ive talk about it later. Some other lime. You can go back to the cell now." "This," raid Link suspiciously, 'is nil llinl will come ol this?" "That's it. Just cheeking up." AzarnsUi sut down ant! picked up another document. "Sorry if wo made yon nervous." Azarajki waved at two soldier;;, said in Japanese, "Return Lieutenant Bell to Ihe cell. And briiiff me" —he examine:! the document he had picked up—"Pilot Officer Bnlchvin, the Australian." In English, he loid Liult, "By all means, lei's do hnve a talk some time. I mean thai. I've always been interested in osteopathy." Then Azaraski jumped up. "Say, I have it," he called. "What about tonight? Why don't you have dinner with me'!" "You kidding?" J.ing asked. ; "Of course not," said Azarnski. "We could go out lo my •home. I believe you would enjoy that What about it?" . Link, who wns puzzled, and who had been in a Jap jail long enough to be- alarmed by the whole thing, uskcd, "Do I liave any choice?" 'Don't be so suspicious," Aza- rnVni said. ''Say. we make ii auoiu Appendicitis Deaths l)r<>i> NEW YORK. (UP)—The death ate from appendicitis was cut in lalf during the past four years in ultlition to n 30 per cent drop clur- WARiN'INO OIIRER. 1 the Chancery Court, CHICKASAWBA ' DISTRICT, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Aaron Lee Alexander, Plaintiff, vs. No. SG09 'rancls Alexander, Defendant. The defendant, Francis Alexan- !er, is hereby warned to appear vithin thirty flays in the court niun- d in the caption hereof and tui- wer the complaint of the plaintiff, \uron Lee Alexander. ;• • Dated this 10 day of April, 1944. HARVEY MORRIS, .Clerk. 'ercy A. Wright, Ally, for PIK. *'": -'. P. Cooper, Ally, ad Lltcm.' 4113-20-27-514 around "A'zaraslii's ~doslf,~~ 1 ,u..su, open drawers and" searched}! "Where do.you keep (hose Airier-'' ican cigarels?" he demanded. > Azaraski gave him a clgarct, then went over and opened the; : door lo make sure none of his sol- , diers liad their ears to the keyhole. He came back and said, "I invited Lincoln Belt out for dinner." * * * i JJALDWIN stared at the smoke: from Die cigarcl. : 'That's fine," lie said. "Now Link is as suspicious as a roosler' with a rubber worm." "Think how lie's going to lecl be/ore we're done wild him," Azaraski said cheerfully. < "I guess there's no gentle way of sucking him in," Baldwin ad- milled. "lie's an osteopath, all right. I had him dress my foot again Iliis afternoon, and now I'm cure of it. The way he worked on the muscles to get the soreness cut, he knew what be was doing." "Yon should have seen his face," Azaraski said, "when I asked him how he'll like lo be silling on the porch of tlic Its Club." Uiildwin took his cigaret oft bis lips nnd stared at the other. ''You're pretty casual, aren't you," ho said. "Oli, oui- Intelligence assembled Ihe information on Link," said Azaruski. "1 guessed as much. But aren't you afraid of seeming a iillle l,oo intercslcd?" The remark jabbed Azaraski. He did not want to show Baldwin lhat he was uneasy, but he could not help glancing about the oflieo,: looking at the pictures, the mould-' ing, spots where a microphone could be concealed. Suppose there was a microphone hidden somewhere? He didn'l think there was. But it could be. He wished now thai he had been more iioncsl in the past. U would have been betlcr if lie had not bought Ihe fine home in Ihe Nogeyama quarter a few months ago. He could not have come within many thousand yen of saving the cost of thc place on liis captain's salary. Azaraski felt the need of a drink. (To Be ConUiruca) ing Hie decade between 1930 and complications of the disease and 1940 among industrial policy hold- more recently to the use bf'sulf-i ers, insurance company statisticians drugs in the surgical trcatmnts" reported, flic extraordinary change Metropolitan Life Insurance Co sla- is largely due to the prevention of tislicjnns said six o'clock. That's fine. I'll be sce- iiK you, Ihen. Six tonight." "I don't suppose," said Link, 'that I'll bo hard to find." • ft r l 1 IlE prisoners had a word game ^- going in the cell. Pilot Officer Baldwin w.is playing with them. They were having a row over whether a word was in the dictionary. "You're all crows," Link said. "For all you knew, they might have taken me off to bayonet me in the poslerior, the way they like to do." Baldwin looked at Link in surprise. "You seem to have survived," he s.'iid. "What did they do lo you,! anyway?" "1 got invited out (o d" ," Link said. "You're josliino!" "Maybe you'il get an invitation, too," Link paid. "The bull of the i woods told (hem lo fetch you up ' next." | Baldwin didn't think it war, i funny. When lie rcali/cd Azarn- s.'ti had actually .•.•«!! for him, he raised a commotion. But Ualdwin walked out of the I cell without the Jap soldiers havini: lo lay hands on him. In the hall, however, he refused (o start climbing stairs with his bad foot. Surprisingly, the soldiers gave in, and they nil went up in the elevator. Once they 'were out of sight and heaving ot the cell, Baldwin's attitude toward Hie soldiers changed, lie elbowed one of them oul-ot his way. Azaraski noticed Baldwin's attitude toward the Jap soldiers when (he man entered. "Leave us alone," Azaraski lold !hc soldiers in Japanese. When (ho soldiers had tramped out and closed' the door, Azaraski told Baldwin, "You are EI liille brazen toward my men, aten't you? They think' you arc only an informer." Baldwin shrugged. "They hate all while men, don't they? They tried lo make me walk up those stairs willi this .fool." He walked THE TERMITE AND PEST CONTROL CO. Muster Exterminators Allen Birlrtle, Manager Free Inspection &. Estimates Goff Hotel Phone 2028 WE FILL AIX DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY STEWART'S Drnr Stor e Mkfn ft Lake Phone Z8ZZ Good Used Horse-Drawn Equipment -Also Harness— NITRATE OF SODA - 3-9-18 and PH7 Fertilizers. J: L. 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