The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 28, 1944
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PAGE SIX (' BI/YTHEVILLE, (AUK.)'. COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLB COUBIER NEWS , , THX COURIER NKWB OO. •' . - ' ' H. W. HAINB8, Publisher -. ,, tAmjEL r. NORRIB, teJlW«» JA1OS A. OATENB, AdvtrUHn* 'BO* N»Uoo*l AdTerttdni Wkliac* Wttnur Do, New Tort, OUtmeo, D»- tectt. AUnnta, Krtrr jUUmooa factpi . Intend u toeond class natter «t the port•Alee it Blylhtrffle, ArkanMa, under «ct o/ Oo»- jttu. October 8, 1C17. . ' , Serred bj th« tTniwd prat - - ' • ' RATES By ctnier In the city of Blytherllle, 3D* pn e*k, or We per month, By mill, within * radtUa of 40 mu«, M <X) p»r yev, (300 for ilx month!, 11.00 for Utfet mobthl; ' by • mail ouUkle M mile cone 410.00 per yetr t*yttte to advance. Brave New Book Eric Johnston, president of the .United StVitos, Chamber of Commerce, Is a brave mnn who has written a brave .book called "America Unlimited." His courage lies in the fad that he has : dared to he "average" and unoriginal without apology. - ' Mr. Johnston confesses that his book -is the outgrowth of hundreds Of- con' vcrsations with all sorts of Americans in the last few years. He has dared to , put down his distillation of these average thoughts of an average man in , defiance of the jibes and anger which v it is bound to draw from the far right and left of public opinion. ~ One. does not often find a writer oil present-day economics who will admit to being an optimist; who will "plead guilty of being a Kiwaninn, sharing all the sins of extrovert good-fellowship, • self-improvement, and community spirit which the so-culled intellectuals love to lampoon"; who will speak of private en.' terprise and initiative and capitalism ; without quote marks, without sneers .' or smugness. ; Mr. Johnston does all these thingfi ; and 'more. He even dares to defend the , Horatio Algcr sagas of "little tykes ; who grow into big tycoons." He finds ; them to be symbolically, if not" literally ' true. And he feels that they are deeply | American, "as near as anything we ; have .to a body of folklore." • He surveys unblushingly and ,with •pride the boy who traveled the road . from log cabin to the White House. He ' happily notes thai the American boasts i of being ."scff-madc," where Ihe European boasts of hi.s forefathers. In 1 both he finds proof that "Americans have not yet become accustomed to . looking upon poverty as an insuperable, or even serious, obstacle." Now, that is not a fashionable way of thinking or of writing. Rut unquestionably it happens to crystallize' the v thinking of millions o'f independent- minded, moderate-income, small-town (or city) farmers and workers and business men— people who are reasonably inarticulate and not given to writing bpojts, but who wield influence and de- cide elections and come to mind when someone Speaks of the "backbone of ' America." They are people at once progressive '(since they do not think this ; country perfect or bristle at recent social and economic reforms) and conservative (since they do not fee! that - improvement demands a complete scrap-' ; ping of the American way of doing things). To these people we' commend Mr. . Johnston's book, as we commend Mr. Johnston for having digested their best ' thinking so clearly and persuasively. FRIDAY, APH1L 28, The most reassuring thought I can give you "is Ihnt Ihe American soldier, wherever he may be on Hie tar-Hung battle-fronts of this global war, has 97 chances out of 100 of surviving if he is wounded.-Maj.-Gen. Normnn T..KIrk, War • Department surgeon general. Dated Strategy Latest antic of James Caesar Petrillo, head of the American Federation of Musicians, has been to call a strike of 10 musicians in a Chicago radio station because the station would not hire more musicians. The station said Mr. '1'elrillo insisted that it hire 10 more men; Mr. Petrillq said it was only three. Rut he did not deny the station's assertion that it did not have enough work for the 10 striking men, who earned 'from $75 to §105 a week for 25 hours' work, or that the supplementary "musicians" were to be hired as "pancake turners"—-men who put on nnd tiike off the transcription records played on phonographs. Wo don't blame A. F. of I,. President William Green for publicly deploring the walkout as a breach of the no- strike pledge by the A. F. of L., of which the A. F. of M. is a part.'Hut Mr. Petrillo has done more than break the no-strike agreement. He has committed an unpatriotic act in a period demanding great effort by all available manpower by continuing his traditional, and now wasteful and nonsensical, made-work policy. Man Bites.Dog The House of Heprescntalives has recently been described as "the least enlightened and dumbest bunch I ever had to do with," • What's unusual about that? Nothing, except that the accusation was made'by Thomas F. Ford of California, Democratic member of the House of Representative.'!, In declining to seek rchorn- ination. Beauty For A Nazi London clrculnles n story of Mnishal Rommel, the Desert Fox that barely escaped in the-North African clmse, that is credited lo n German war correspondent who accompanied the marshal on n recent our of the coastal fortifications:. 'Hie correspondent Is quoted as saying: ',Ou • qnc occasion Ihe Held marshal, on seeing n.field full of Spring floweis, observed it was .wonderful to' think thnl underneath (hose flowers 80,000 mines were concealed." That the yarn is true Is more than we know, but he alleged attitude toward beauty Is certainly directly in line with (he very best. Nav;i conceptions. As for millions of lor- mentcd and persecuted people In Occupied Europe, (here are objects olher than mines that, underneall) flowers, would lend lo produce more satisfaction with the scene. Some plans along such lines are In hand, too. , —THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL SO THEY SAY .1 believe that we may sen in America such prosperity after the war as the world lias not yet knpwn. Contributing (o this will be the unprecedented ptirchnsiug power which ts being built up through the accumulation of War Bonds, together with Ihe tremendous pent-lip demand for goods.—Oov. John W. Briefer of Ohio. • *'*'' . • In solving our manpower problems Ihe first demand is that we obtain for physical contact with the enemy enough of the kind of men we need to do the job—Secretary of War Henry L. Stlmson. » * • Surely we have little of which to complain, Unless we say that Die olher fellow Is getting n lilllc more—Economic Stabilization Director Fred M. vinson. • « » The fortress of Holland is ready for coming events. In case an invasion .attempt is made in this area all vehicles, tanks and guns will get stuck in the mud— German broadcast, The re ^eem.taBelvvb' Schools of Thought ' '"' ' ' "H'a gmng lu lie a loujjb season, nil rigbl—Ihere goes our ' > hillcr!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD (JOVEBNMENT OFFICIALS WEKE UNABI E TO STOP NATIVES FROM STEALING THE Af HPORT WIHO SOCKS TO MAKE WfAff//v& Af>0Ai<>f£- UNTIL tHE IDEA WAS CONCEIVED OF MAKING THE WIND GUIDES OF THE. r&e/vo/r clow --—*_~. f COPR. 194* if NEA SERVICE. INC. Tl IC '• ' T. M. RtG. U, S. PAT. OFF. THE ATLANTIC IS SOMETIMES PACIFIC," Says SHIRLEY CARR, - DURIN6 NORMAL TIMES, (FISHERMEN OF, NORTHWESTERN •1 EUROPE TOOK FROM THE SEA HERRIN& 4.28 ANNUALLY. NEXT: The fast alchemists. In Hollywood BY.ESRKINE JOHNSON iN'EA Sfaff Correspondent Chill Williams—the girl in the blue and white polka dot bathing suit—Is very sorry, boys, but she just can't .send you those photographs you requested by letter, wire, airmail speclnl delivery, V-inall nnd carrier pigeon. At least not until she yets $2000. Score to'dale Is 100,000 requests for her photograph in that polka dot bathing suit, she says. Fan photos cost $20 'n Ihousnnd. Chili hasn't got $2000. "I haven't even got the money to buy the. stump*," she admitted, ruefully. Chill VVIlllains Is the girl who landed In the movies—on her second try—after her picture In that »olka dot bathing suit appeared In.a national magalne nnd made her No. 1 pin-up girl of the armed forces. Her first try in front of the movie cameras wasn't so good. Warner Bros, brought her from New York for a screen test. They gave her a little coaching and then had her play a couple of scenes from "Kitty Foylc" and "Old Acquaintance." "U was heavy drama," Chili said. "I had never acted In my life. I was scared silly. A couple of directors thought I had possibilities, but the studio didn't sign me." )nr Boarding House with Major Hoople Out Our Way By J. R. Williams WORD? SO YOU LftTC ARE IM THE P06tRV- CONTEST, TOO E6AD/ LET WE ASSIST VOO-"-- A4 A VOUTH T WAS CONSIDERED FOR POET IAUREKY6 AFT6R DO YOU MIMD \ LE.tTII\)C3 ME | TRV A LITTLE. I TEEWV SNIP f Of THXT? VOU \ SEEM TO 1 .'/ -^** - THAT'S HOW MEARLV EVERY THIMG STARTS PEOPLE THIMI.;. tN6 GOT IOE&, LE&NDER. is, WARW, WHW RHYMES \\HTVt RUS" STILL IS QUOTED BY . WINTER. WJHEM COLO AREN'T ^U =,^ TAOPOieS LISTENING f POLKA DOTS TO APPEAK Later Chill signed with RKO, at a modest salary but with a promise ol ;oort roles. She will make her screen debut soon in the Pal O'Brien pic- :Ure "Having Wonderful Crime." Slip'll wear a polka dot bathing suit In her first scene. She won't be wearing THAT polka dot bathing suit, though, because It was borrowed Irom Ewlng Krainin. New York photographer who took the picture H cost only $1.87 but Krainin won 1 give II (up. .Despite all the publicity she re celvert, Chill didn't <lo so hot finan dally until she landed that RKO contract. She signed a release wliei photographer Krainin took her pic lure In that bathing suit. Just th other day she was \raiklng along ant saw the picture on n billboard, help Ing advertise a soft drink. "I got mad," Chill said, "but ther was nothing I could do about it. had signed that release." Her real name Is Marian Soren son. She's 22, was born in Miime apolis of Danish parents who bav been divorced for "years and years After graduating from high schoo Chili Williams went to New York t become a Harry Conovcr mode Harry gave her the name of Chi Not because she likes chill, tail be Cause he given all his models trick names like Choo-Choo ohnson an Happy Holiday. CHILI AT 110MK •Somebody," Cliill said, "told n be dreamed up the name Chili Wl Hams n couple of years ago. But 1 didn't find anybody it would til lint I came along." Working with photograpln Krainin was Chili's first big jo The photo in Ihe polka dot uatlili suit was one of many but il was II one that clicked. Chili shares a Hollywood npar ment now with another New V'oi model who landed a film conlrac Slie drinks two quarts of milk day. is a natural blonde, has a mo on her chin, collects maps and <lo needle point. , She doesn't like clothes. "I n around the house in as little as i» siblc." Sometimes. Chili adtnlttc she doesn't wear anything at a She has a brother in the Navy at a 20-year-old sisler back home Minneapolis. It! * laracter, Unit ho has never been invicted of a felony or other crime volvlng moral turpitude; thai no cense to sell beer by Ihe under - gnecl has been revoked within five ears last past; and that Ihe un- violating the laws of tills state, r liny other state, relating to the le of Alcoholic Honors. Twin Gables Norman Bunch. ubscribed. and sworn to before me lis 25 (lay of April, 1941. S. P. Morris, li Notary Public. ly Commission Expires Sept. 8, MO. 4 i 26-5 ) 3 A Urazilian fungus that grows on • Approximately onc-Iifth of the >| lead trees emit a light so bright people of England never go lo the that you can read a hook by it at. movies light. If jpa want to fc»T ra«r» W«< Btmdl BELL OS THE FURNITURE KOB ABE NOT C8INO for e«*hl Also'liberal inie-ln allmnam tat >td farnltare'iD new. AWn Hardy Fnrn. Co. in E. Mala Phon* titl The \VPB has designated 25,000 •ailers for civilian use during 1914. WE FILL ALL DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE VO0 MONEY STEWART'S Dr uf Stor e M»tn A Lake Phon« tx FOR SALE CONCRETE , STORM SEWER ALL SIZES Cheaper Than Bridge Lumber Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 89] Osccola, Ark. 24 HOUR TIRE SERVICE nif — Tire nud Tube R«p»lrlni Tractor Tires Onr Specialty. AU Work Oaaranleed WADE COAL CO Alabama Iltd Ash Coal N. Hwy. fll ph. 2291 THE TERMITE AND PEST COKTROL CO. Master Exterminators Allen Kiddie, Manager )-— Free Inspection & Estimates » ' GolT Hotel Phone ZOZ8 Mrs. DALTON C. FOWLSTON, B.A., M..S.M. ORGANIST and TEACHER PIANO - ORGAN and VOICE former Sew York Organist & Teacbet For Appointment KrUt Mrs. Fowlston 1101 Chlckasawb* or Phone 2HI PLEASE RETURN EMPTY BEVERAGE BOTTLES TO YOUR DEALER To be able to serve you better, your dealer needs ; jj empty beverage bottles. There are plenty of bottles IF they are kept moving. Won't you please return empty bottles to your dealer at once for your deposit or, better still, for credit on full bottles of your favorite beverage. Royal Crown Boltliug Co. Dr. 1'epper Holding Co. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Midwest D.tiry Products Co. Coca-Cola liollllngr Co. TME *»!AY THE LADY Copyright, NBA Service. Inc. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that undersigned will within the ... fixed by law apply to the Comnv. sioncr of Revenues of the Slate of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer at retail at N. Highway 61, Blyllie- vllle, Mississippi County. ';The undersigned stales that lie Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral TUB STOUYi J.loiii. l.|,, k Bpl , Arny Afr Corgis rtitllinn^ii in (Krnr.l In MJI ITlKui,. Yi>k»hnm<i, !<« |>ii/7.lci] nt (lip nvrr-frlriHtlInr*M uf <;nli<nk>l Aznrn.skt, nil lit (Jip prlwon, ir)n» iiirlfr* [.Ink to hln home- for lUnnrr. lie <!,>I>K not know (hill Pilot Ollirrv ll.,,ln. DINNER GUESTS V A ZARASKI took a flask from his •* x desk, poured a drink for him;;elf nnd one for Baldwin. "What is the Us Club?" Baldwin risked. "A fraternity osteopaths belong to," Azaraski told him. "Lincoln Belt belonged to il." "You found that out about him?" "Listen," snid Azarnski, "I have found out so much about Link, I know more about him than I know about myself." Baldwin grinned nt him. "Thoroughness is a trait of your people, isn't it?" Aznraski shrugged. "I can a fiord to take n lot Of trouble with this," he said, "because it should be worth it." Baldwin chuckled and snid, "My GM\, I would say it was worth il." But Azaraski was depressed. The conversation, or his thoughts, had taken n turn that was not cheerful. He talked no more of the mailer, but gave Baldwin another cigarct, and told him ho had better go back lo the cell. "You will not need lo be there much longer," he said. A LITTLE before 6, a Japanese "• soldier came nnd took Link out of the cell and up to Captain A?.araski's office. Link was astonished. He was as surprised as if lakcn completely unawares, because he hadn't expected to go out for dinner. : Ho was turned over to a servant. The flunkey look him into an adjacent room. It was n living room. Adjoining there was a bathroom with a wonderful bath' tub and hot water. :•' ..._;•.,._." There was no sign of. Azaraski. though. "Captain Azaraski will see you n 10 minutes," the manservant told him. "You will have to hurry your bath." "That's fine," Link said heart- ly, and soaked for half un hour. The warm water seemed to set lis mind to working. At least, il jot him lo thinking he didn't like his thing, although he didn't know exactly what lie did not like about it. Ke found the manservant had aid out ii dress suit, white tie and tails, the works. Even ;\ top hat. Link lore a leg of! Ihe dress pants with n grand gesture. The manservant screamed and ran away and came back with Azaraski. "Isn't there," asked Link, "an international law. One thai says a soldier found in civilian clothes in enemy territory can tie executed as a spy?" Azaraski looked at the ruined panls and laughed heartily. "Link, we are more subtle than that," he said. "I will get you something reassuring lo wear." * * * JTE brought Link an American Army dress uniform which was new, unworn, complete, and Link's size. It had a major's leaves, although Link was only a lieutenant. "If the promotion bothers you," Azaraski said, "I can fix that too." Link felt a little sheepish, although hd was gelling more suspicious. "Thanks, no," be said. "I wouldn't lln'nk of bickering." lie dressed, Ihen inspected bis reflection in a mirror. Twenty pounds was about what he had lost. He had fine jailbird coloring. They went downstairs. There was a closed civilian car and an army car In the street. Also a non-commissioned onicer and fom Azaraski spoke Japanese to the non-commissioned ofliccr, who saluted, then got in the army car with his men. ; Link and Av.araski drove away; in Hie other machine. The sol-j dim's followed. i Link, "I must have been' getting more out of the language classes than I thought." "Yes?" "Sure. I understood what ycjfa (old them. You said I was tl™ American soldier you had permission to entertain. You Kiiid hey were to watch me." Az.nrnski laughed. "Glad you understood that, Link." he soul. Now you can relax." ' j * * * ) \ ZARASKI'S house interested • Link. Tic had never before! jeen in a fine Japanese home, and : t was'the first,one he had seen; lint looked like anything but a] vcatherbeatcn box from (he out-' side, lie wandered from room to ': 'oom. Azaraski explained tilings,: nul seemed pleased that Link wasi 'mprcssed by the place. "The style' s Chaseki, if that means any-; hing," Azaraski explained. : "It doesn't," said Link. "And • on a captain's salary, too. It re- ninds me of some of the places > .ho Pcndcrgast men built in: Kansas Cily." • Azaraski laughed. "Confirtcn- tially," lie said, "that has both- : cred me." Somewhere a modern electric: door chime went bing bang bong. • "Our guests," said Azaraski, I "seem lo have arrived. You might • as well meet them now." • "Guests?" said Link. "Oh, *.'. surprise, eh?" ' ^, : Azaraski grinned. "Yes, tl thought you would enjoy somci company." Hcrc'll be a couple or so fatties I with spectacles and moon laces,' Link thought. Probably here to i rope me in on a shenanigan. '• However he saw lie was any-] way 50 per cent wrong. The i guests were two white women, i "Tilda Courlrlght," said Azara-j ski, introducing the older lady, i "And Miss Norma Greer. 1 1..' (TO BO

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