The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1944 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 6, 1944
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVTLLE COUBEBR N1SEH tp» OOCJUtt NUTS OO. . - H. W. BJOJOS, PvKUOitt ' SAMUEL P. MORRIS, Editor • JAMS A. QATKNB, AdrertUlng v Bob ttiUcc*! AdrertMi* Reprewntattvw: WalUc* Wltaur Co, New York, CfekMO, D»- trott, AtbaU. Mttnphu. Publlihrf Xntj Attamooo' Erctpt Bunday Entered u second clta nutter at Uu port- eCtce »t BlrthevUie, Aitarjw, under Mt cJ 0», Xfctofcr 8, 1917. Berred by a» United fltJBBORlFTION RATES By curler In the dty of Blythwllle, J0« p»r •eek, or B5e per month. ; By msll, within » radlu* el 40 mile*, HOC per Tear, »2.00 {or six months, |1.00 for three month*; fry mall outskJe 80 mllo eone 110,00 p«r rear advance. How Big Is the WLB? A long simmering dispute in the War Labor Board between public mul labor members on one side and industry members on Die other lins finally boiled over. The industry members, in angry dissent, have asked that the majorily's custom of granting maintenance of union membership bo submitted to a court decision. This request ia timely, quite apart from the dispute in question, and should be granted. For the majority's defense of its actions in this case displays a rather swollen idea of the WLB's function. Public and labor members announced that the granting of membership maintenance has been common practice for two years, and is now n "national policy." They also said that their solution was the only one for the "un-rccon- cilable demands" of management for an open shop and unions, for the closed shop. But the WLB was not created to formulate "national policy." It is a body with limited, loosely defined powers. Its purpose is to expedite efficient war production by settling st ich disputes as defy usual means of arbitra- •'.'-.. tiqh. Its decisions are not "national policy" except in the board's own announcement. They are not the law of •' the land. There is also something very arbitrary in the majority's excuse that union security Was the only solution. ; The excuse would have been jusL an apt - if the decision had gone the other way, since it was -only a question of giving the nod to one side when neither would give in. .; 'Of course, the majority members have some better excuses for membership maintenance than that, and they used them. But the minority has some sound .arguments agains membership, too. These arc debattable, and should be debated. But in the flimsiest support of their stand, that of the "only solution," the majority members admitted of on debate. They made the statement, and that was that. The WLB's history indicates that both labor and industry members are biased. They doubtless hope to evolve labor policies that will endure after the war. If the majority decision had been for the open' shop, the labor members would have been justified in yelling just as loud as 'their industry colleagues have done. But the point is that the WLB is not a policy making body. If its members have forgotten that, it is well that • the conris should now define ils specific powers. By its victories the Red Army lias facilitated to (he ulmpst the opportunity for opening military operations In the west and south for which the whole world U waiting impatiently.-Dmitri Matiuilsky, member Communist Central Committee. Joys of Fatherhood BIATHEVILLE, (ARK.)'. COURIER. NEWS We should like to take issue, mildly with a current magazine ad which tfoes about selling hand lotion in a roundabout way by printing an imaginary, rather emotional message from a young mother to her soldier husband. It seems that the husband, because of his military duties^ had not been able to sec their infant daughter until she was G months old. The mother couldn't bear to have him miss so much of their baby. Our dissenting opinion is that she is wasting sympathy on the father, especially if it is a first child. There are few more shattering experiences than a • man's first sight of his first offspring. He wi|] also make the bold statement than any man who can 'call any hour- or day-old infant beautiful (even his own) is a hypocrite and a slave of convention. Any infant of thai lender age looks like the most wrinkled apple in (he bottom of lite barrel. The whole trouble, of course, is that the most hard-boiled new father is romantic, in addition to being conditioned by convention. He knows that he should be a proud papa. (You will be, brother —but not yet, not yet.) He thinks of all the small parcels of pink-and-white loveliness dial he has casually glanced at. That is how he imagines his own • baby—ccxppt that, .since it will be his, it will be a super de luxe model. Well now, a G-months-old baby looks as he imagined a new baby would look. It really is pink and white, fragrant," and decidedly human. In addition, the happy soldier-father has been spared 180 nights of inistcnt demands for 2 a. in. feedings, etc. t No, the soldier in the ad needs .no sympathy. He has experienced one of the undoubted blessings of Army life. Suppbrt for the New Deal Tlte theorj; of reactionary Democrats Dint (lie New Deal •membership' card lins become n liability received a lire-sized setback Tuesday when Senators Hill ol Alabama and'l ; cpper of Florida went to the hetul of the Democratic primaries In their states. Both Senators are obviously and proudly New Dealers. The HelU against them was based on their liberal records, on the charges that they were rubber stamps. Senator Hill's opponent, Jnmes A. Simpson, a corporation lawyer, played the theme, of prejudice cressemlo by alleging Federal Interference in Alabama's race relations. The issue between New Deal imil reaction was about ns clenr-ciit as the opposition knew how to make it. The results, with Senator Hill re- nominated, and Senator Pepper standing an excellent chance of winning wlthou; a run-off, may remind oilier politicians that the administration still hns political power at the polk, and that the idea of an anti-New Deal party ticket may not lie sucli n good one. after all. —ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. — • •*^—^^^^**mm^mfxmBB • SO THEY SAY To be brutally frank-as I must to bring home to yon U lr task ahead-your son. your brother, your father or someone else whom'you love may return to you with an nrm, a leg, or an eye missing; wjtn „ mclil | pta(( , .covering- a gaping hole In his skull, or with his mind disturbed.—Dr. Thomas Parran, U. S. Public Health Ssrvice surgeon general. « • « There arc two ways in which our patrimony of liberty can DC lost. It can be laken away from m by frontal assault n.,' the Axis is threatening to do. This Is a (lunger we surely can overcome. But it can also bc i ost by rjefauH.-Eric A. Johnston, president u. R. c. or C. SATURDAY, MAY G, Looks Like a Big Brew *i ,« ,ii'##&>&-^^2r > i ®* **$/*** BY NE* SIBVICt. inc. T. M. «EO. U. S. PAT. OFT 'Wiilch Mom and Pop's fuces when 1 tell Mrs. Jones the ! reason .we caini- lo cull on Ihcm is we're out of ration """ ~ "-.coinls!" - - —>-_• r CURIOUS WORLD there mis a pilot once. But he got ntcrested in the native dances in Dallas, Tex." Sterling trained to be flight instructor near Dallas. WAVE VOU SUMMER BRONCHITIS, SUMMER FEVER, SUMMER CATARRH , ROSE CATARRH, POLLEN CATARRH, POLLEN POISONING. , PAROXYSAtAL 5NEE2IN6, CORYZA VASOAVOTORlA, JUNE cTOLD, JULY COLD. PEACH COLD THEY'RE ALL. THE SAME THINS... C/ufo Reports Heard A meeting of the Forty and Eight T H Chil) was lickl Monday. May . with Phillip Lucy presiding. The group sang "America" which •'as led by Gloria Donn, song cap- am. Owen Harrison, secretary, called he roll. Afterward the following hib captains gave their reports. Clifton Aclkisson, pig captain, rc- ,oMed eight members in his cltilr, ••'acini White, poullrv captain, rc- rorted 12; Barbara " Montgomery, lardening captain, reported 18; Winiver ifnghes, corn captain, re- lortccl two; Betty Jo Morris, cloth- ng captain, reported three; and Elliert Loll, colton captain, report- d two. IF A HUNTER KILLS A ZO<9O IS HIS SAME UNITED STATES DISTINCT iPEGES ANSWER: A wolf. NEXT: What crop Is burned intentionally betorc harvest? • In Hollywood )ur Boarding House with Major Hoople Out Our Way A ALLME BIRD6 AWAKE AMD Sll^G/ i [ It- A O * t^\. I n*.. . f, ,.\ —._... . _ BY ERSKINE JOHN'SOX NEA Staff Correspondent Ann Sothcrn shifted her hips and her gum awl climbed aboard a Reno-bound train on a movie set yesterday to "get rid of a wink, not a kink." The picture was the eighth Maisie film, "Malsic Goes to ncno," and Die plot was practically dictated by Uncle Saiii. At least the wink business was. In the last Maisie fili|i. •Swingshift Malsle," Ann was an airplane plant. That really started something. The studio couldn't have a patriotic little Eal like Malsic quitting her war work. But the studio didn't want to fllm another Mnisie picture with an airplane plant background. The Question was, how to get Maisie out of that airplane factory for another picture in the series nnd still bo patriotic? The answer probably goi somebody a nice bonus. Maisie is still working in the plane factory when the new picture gets underway. But she's been working too hard and has developed a wink in one eye. The medical name is "nictitating spasms." Of course all the gents in the plant think she's By J. ^ GOSH, MOM, DOES IT HAVE TO-BE 7ODAV? HOW ABOUT TOMORROW? WE GOT AW tMFDKT/\K)T GAME TODAY FORHEAVEM SAKES.DOMTARauE-i AND DON'T LOCK TO ME FOR. SYMPATHY.' IT WAS SIX MOMTHS . AGO THAT YOUR FATHER. EOJ6HT _ V THAT PA1MT AMP TOLD VOU ^- TO START IM DM THOSE 5CR6EW5/ SO GET BUSY/ , - , WILE THE LAMBS HKMg THEIR PUNG? - OA-DE-DAOM6-DMG''' f' 80L&N GET ABLSCK SW.'tHW'S HEWUSI OPTUS —E WON ONE BUCK FOR IT- Vflfor MO-JHERS GET GRAY winking at them. Production i slowing down. So the plant (locto gives her a two-week vacation and sends her to Reno to sec a specialist on "nictitating spasms." Hence Maisie's explanation, "I'm going to Reno to get rid of a wink, not a kink." SHK'l.l, T011K ARJir CASH'S Maisie's new adventures, including a romance with John Hotljak continue in Reno and in the lina reel she returns, minus the wink, tc her war work. They've even figured out the plol for the next Maisie picture. She'l get a leave of absence from her wni work to make an overseas USO tour But with only one Maisie film a .vcai now, everybody hopes the war wil be over by the time they get arouiu to that one. Besides, Ann must firs star in a real life drama ("Maisii Has a Baby"), she and husbani Bob Sterling, a B-25 instructor a Mather Field. California, have mad n date with the stork for October. Nc.vt to the Andy Hardy picture: the adventures of firaiste, started il 1939, have become the most papula of Hollywood's series pictures. Th character's appeal to moviegoers i fanlastic. Most of Ann Sothcrn' fan mail now comes addressed I Maisie. There are Mnlsic dolls, Mai sic cut-outs for kids. And when Am stepped in front of a Him came., for a government War Bond appca recently she made the appearance as Maisie. "But I really eol the shock of inj life," Ann said, "when I discoverer that a very staid dohnnbia Unlvcrs ity profe.5sor was a Maisie fan. HI •"One night the professor wa wife told me about it. watching Maisie get into her visvia troubles when a lad sitting next U him whispered to his strl friend tha Malsic \vas surely sunk this time The professor leaned over to hln and, with great dignity, said. 'Neve fear, Maisie will get out of Oils'." A STUDIO HOMANCi: Malsle has had a different Icadin man In all of the eight picture; Maislo loves 'cm and leaves 'em, bu the studio's ruling that Maisie ca never marry on the screen didn stop Ann from becoming the oft screen wife of Sterling. They me when he played a small role li "Ringside Maisie." Sterling Is in the latest Maisi picture, too, but pnty In the dialog It's a gag Ann wrote into the scrip herself. Someone nsks,<her. If, there was ever any fefiowr fojViancCi In her lite. . i^^'i-v i :v "Yes," says Maisie, palhellcally, OLIVER FARM F.QUH'MKNT Sales anil Service HARRISON AUTO I'AHTH CO. 517 AV. Ash Plume 2552 SSTC 50% On TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Drag Store Main & Lake Phone 2822 Have Fan & Refrigerator Motors Cleaned For Summer. New Location 116 N 1st J. T. (Charlie), Stalcup Phone 2993 or 2598 CLOCKS REPAIRED Electric or Stem Wind. Work Guaranteed. A. B. F 0 R D At P»t O'Bryant'i Jewelry If yon want ta ittj aior» Bondi SELL TJS THE FCttNITOKB SOU AIIE NOT USING for euht ; Also liberal trade-in xlJiwimee for i old (arnlture"«a new. Alrin Hardy Fura. Co. SOI E. Main Phoni tl/H I ,Try our "Own Made" Ofe Hickory Inn 1 Across from Bleb School J. LOUIS CHERRY Representing; NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. Blytheville, Ark. Mr3. DALTON C. FOWLSTON, B.A., M.S.M. ORGANIST and TEACHER of PIANO - ORGAN and VOICE Former New York Organist & Teaches- For Appointment il Write Mrs. Fowlston ,1101 cbJckasawba or Phone 2MI •il Spring and Summer T U N fe 1 - U P Save Gasoline . . . Save Tires. Get All-round Better Performance! T-1. SEAY MOTOR CO. CBrysler Dealer Part? &. Service 121 W. Aih I'hMie 2122 DRS. NIES & WES OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS RECTAL DISEASES a SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CAHCER) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 514 Main Blythevilfe, Ark. Phone 2921 Tim STOIlVj Cnplnln Amrnnhl. cniuiunmhmt ,.r MJI Prison i,, Toki»linn)n; r/iJil.Tlu ll;i]ittvtn of (III- I1AI<', iirrMiiuaTily lull riu-il Inn TllJn C»urtrl|:lil. Amcrfcnn' iii'l"- nlniinrr. -nrc i-l:ini,hi,r n ,.„„,, nf K(Milr «flr(. Tfu-tr iiCof Involves I.lcTil. I.irtk lu-ll :inil .\unnn Orecr, Itilcrnrd Aini-rEran.s, * * * AN AtTTOMODILE ETf)F. XII A ZATtASKI grinned at Link and called him pal. "How are you, pal?" Aznraski said. "The boy stood on the burning deck," Link said uneasily. "What is this'pal stuff, anyway?" "Sit down," said Azaraski pleasantly. "And try thinking (hat I could be just n nice guy. i could, you kno\v." "Yo£i sound loo much like a guy propositioning his stenographer' to suit me," Link said. Ho look a chair. Azaraski sat down behind his big desk. This morning Azaraski still looked like an organ grinder's monkey about half out of a box, silting there. He read some papers and initialed them. Link was not able to think of a thing bul the chair on which ho sat. The chair was upholstered and it was such a relief to have a chair to sit on for a change In the cell, you sat on the door. You were getting easy to please when you thought a chair was a luxury. Captain Azaraski put down Ms pen. "That is that." He put the papers in a dossier. "How would you like to go for a drive?'' lie asked. "Sounds all right," Link said suspiciously. "Is it?" "Of course." , .," Yo .", ( '°"' t mp! >'< an automobile ride?" "Yes." "I'll be darned," Link said, -, "We'll go now." Azaraski pvit i cigarels and a silver hip flask in I bis pdctols. Wait. You look a •i bit seedy," ho sain*, examining "{.ink, "I think you had better wear the uniform you wore last night." * * t ^HE hip flask, thought Link, - shows that Azaraski went to an American college during prohibition. For the first time Link really believed that Azaraski had gone to Missouri University. "You really mean Ihis ride slufl?" Link demanded. "Link, you think all ihe nickels are wooden, don't you?" Azaraski pointed at the bathroom. "The uniform is in there. Want to change?" "I think I want to go back to that cell," Link said grimly. Azaraski chuckled. "Nonsense Link." . ' "No nonsense about it," Link said. "I want to go back to the As if Link was being very funny, which he was not being Captain Azaraski slapped him on' the back. "Link, ] wouldn't think of letting you scare yourself out of a nice country drive. Change your uniform, and let's go." It was an order. There was no doubt about it being an order. The bathroom had the American tub. Link turned on the faucets and hot water roared out Azaraski said from the doorway "If you are planning to soak for an hour in that tub (o devil me like you did last night, go ahead! But f may think you are a little boy." Link, who was thinking about doing just that, was embarrassed. lie got into the Uniterm, eyed himself in the mirror, and didn't like the look of n sly rogue, which the prison pallor and something else, his uneasiness, probably, gave him. He looked considerably more devilish than he felt. Tiie usual appendage, a Japanese non-commissioned officer and Jour soldiers, followed them downstairs. * * t 'WO automobiles were waiting in the street, Azaraski's large American limousine, and another, t of jail and irlright fjll.1 oing?" f'J an open army car. Link was hardly prepared to find Tilda Courtright in Azarasld's car. But there she was. He gaped in amazement. "Greetings, Link," Courtright said. "Get in here. Then tell rflo what is going on." "Is that really you?" Link demanded. "Sure. Get in here and tell me why they took me out of jail brought me here," Couri "And where are we going? Link climbed into the car. "I have no idea what is up," he admitted. "Haven't you?" "Not the slightest notion darn it." Link grinned at Tilda Courtright. "Yoii know, just seeing you gives me a good feeling. And you look fmc this morning. 1 That was the truth, too. Courtright was the kind of a person who produced a pleasant stabilizing effect just- by being around you. Link suspected the psychological explanation of this might be that Courtright was so homely and practical that she and her personality filled everybody like an old shoe. Azaraski was giving instructions to the soldiers, Link noticed. Courtright examined Link. "Boy, are you sharp! You must have had a steak for breakfast.' Link thought: Say, don't you remember I met Norma Grcer last night. He almost said it, too. lie know Courlright would understand. "I feel fine," he said. "You look it." "But I'm pretty suspicious o! this ride," Link added "Worry you, docs U?" / jj£ "Yes, more than somewhat.^ Courlright stuck her head on of Iho car and called to Azaraski,' "Captain, is this going to be a' nice ride, or is il some kind ol' shenanigan?" Azaraski smiled. " "Nice ride, sure," he said. "You wouldn't fool me, Butch?' "It would take a better Jaj than me to fool you, Courlright,' said Azaraski. "Sure, just a ride. 1 "You see!" said Courtright Llnkj ... (To Bo Continued)!

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