The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 11, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 11, 1944
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F PAGE'EIGHT BLYTilHVlLLl'! (ARK.) COUUIEU NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 11, 19-1-1 Keeping Up With The Men In Service Sergt. Johnson BlacU'ell. son of Mr. and Mrs Cozine Blackwcll, has arrived In England, according to information received by his parents. William Henry Singcry. grandson of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wheeler of Blytheville. parlicipated In the Marshall Islands assault. In his role of fireman 1-c in the Navy. In a newspaper clipping recently Mnt: his grandparents, the part played by his ship in the surprise attack on the Islands Is highly praised by Comdr. Anthony Klm- tnlns, British liaison officer to the Pacific fleet, who said no Invasion was ever better planned or car- BSON H WASHINGTON Find Illegal Luxury In Army BY 1'ETKK KDSON Courier News Washington Correspondent Fan mall from outraged citizens to the Senate Truman Committee nvcstlgatiiiB the National .Defense 'rograni hns been responsible for ncovcrlng a number ol trregular- .ics in war procurement and con- rled out »ult. than Ihe Marslvalls as- Mr.' and Mrs. 0. H. Wheeler have received word from their grandson Pvt D. E, Brown, who lias been It •the Aleutians with the Army foi the past, 10 months. Private Browi is the husband o[ th e former Mis. Nancy Sirrgery of Blyllieville. now makes her home in Lenox traction. "Out of a troubled mind and icait I find it necessary to appeal o you," wrote one father who was iroud to have a son overseas. "A talc of collusion exists between lie post commander and Ihe post engineer officer on projects turned down by the chief of ordnance.' he letter went on, "using fake work orders and exhausting fundf 'or maintenance and utilities." As a result of this particular letter, the Trumnn committee asked the War Department, to Investigate. This led to a ,plicckup by ai Army Inspector general into construction of four officers' quarter? at the lied nlvcr Ordnance Depot Tcxarkann, Ark. The inspector gen eral disclosed unauthorized expen dllures of $20,009. although HUM tick-load of workers to cut holes the ice to make fishing easier. Investigation by an Army I. O lowed the report lo 1)u somewhat 'iaggerated, us lire many such in- ormcrs' reports, based on hearsay nd coinmunlly gossip. Hut there •as enough meat In this report l( lake the checkup worth while Jver $12,000 had been spent on re mbllitallon of the quarters, nn< 10,000 of It had come from a Wl'A ppropriatlon. The colonel whs rccommendc 51- court-martini and relieved o uty. IHUIU WOKSI! THAN IUJMOK On the other hand, the Ul> sometimes minimize Hie seriousnes. f the waste. A letter lo the com- gallons on complicated financial litlce from one Informant put an anil business matters having to do iispcctor general ou the trail of W lth war production. As this con- einodelljig'thc commandant's quar- S (itutes a major part of the waV ef- ers ami a commissary at Fort f 0] i on the home front, a look will -ewLs, Wash, The original report j jt , given at the work of the in- nit the expense at $2500. First s j>ectors general in succeeding arti- hcckup by the Army gnve the costs c k's, it SVlli. But when the Informant amplified details, further Investigation disclosed $8200 costs on the muse and $4000 on the commissary, which was made to look iike a su[ier-market. I In this case, blnme was put on the post engineer for fulling to BU- liervlsc the work properly, and he | \v;is recommended for return lo Inactive status for failing lo [111 out I form O. C. E. 105, While work of the inspectors general in following through on these civilian complaints of relatively minor and routine mutters Is reported as generally satisfactory by the Truman committee, It is not impressed by the record of InvcsU- 'Ilicldlcd' Korls'Tested'' 1 !i ' tile ships can'do the trick. Making SEATTLE <UP) — Necessity, for "coining In on a wing and'ir prayer" Is always a possibility for pilots of Flying Fortresses in battle Hoeing aircraft company . flights with only twp .motors operating are a "must" part of flight tests given the big four-motored planes. In several Instances, the d, pilots have Ing. f.UilLVi >)U *>uuiuti iiiiwltiiv CVIIlJ'.iiiy COinlJitlly jv;|JU. - .-. . engineers have simulated the cou-1 brought Fortresses back to home dltlon In flight tests to make sure \ fields with only one engine operat- Otvc It thnl well groomed look. A<M lustre. Ke TAME 1OOK, AUU 1U81H:. ivviji jui.i UNRULY Imlr lying (Int. Always use 1.1 A IB H AIK Moi-ollno Hnlr Tonic. bottle 2Gc. Sold Imd been a placard posted on Hi wall of the engineer's office: K N jam. project will be approved for con •'Mrs? Will Crowder has receive .striictlon unless it is found by re a letter from her son, CharlcsWponsible authority to be ncccssnr Crowder. who is with the Army on fp r [he war c [forl." the P Anzlo beachhead in Italy, tell- Present status of the case is til ilig her of meeting Charles Smith, I the inspector general has askc son of Mrs. J. F. Smith, also of that charges be specified for cour Blj'Owillo. They took some pic- martial trial of the two resixmslb tures which they hope to be able officers. Col, Raymond Marsh and to send home soon. Charles Crow-UjaJ. John W. Copeland. dcr wrote that this was the first I in none of these reports ol ir- tlrne he had met anyone from this regularities is Ihe nnmc of the In- dlstrict in the 22 months he Ims formant disclose,) by the Truman been overseas. -He was with the first j committee to the War Department, troops landing in Nortli Alrlca. The informants have nothing to ' • gain from their disclosures. Usually HI JU - • D ;*„/ ' tlle J' alc complaining because of Plans music rtecitoi | ( lle |,. ,. CS(!n i.rm>nt of frauds Hl»n , their government. Recovering It •LUXORA, Ark.. May 11— Mrs. T.I m(Jst such cnsM i s se | (]om possible Urn* Stanford, directress of Luxora although disciplinary action by the High School music department, will Army llns „ deterring elfect 01 present her piano and band pupils I O n lcl . wo uld-bc wrong-doers. In a recital at the High school au- gwiMMING I'OOU dltorlutn. Thursday night, nt, Bl«,,r,..w».^ ...,,.i ,r,,«i.c- b.'cloclc. D.P. L. 14 Cottonseed 1 3-32 to iVa Inch Staple Early Variety ALSO ARKSOY SOYBEANS 2913 Sec Dell, Ark. Phone 635 EARL MAGERS with a special number by the School band and the. Glee club. FISHING FACILITIES ,. It,was a letter to the Trumni : The program, will be Interspersed | comm n tec fn)m a pl -| v atc cltinc which uncovered waste at th Voorhecsville, N. J., holding i"> reconslgnment point. Here It wa NOTICE charged originally that the com Notice is hereby given that the 1 mnndlng officer, Col. J. D. Cham undersigned will within the time bliss, hnd spent $47,000 remilldii fixed ;by law apply to the Commls- nn old farmhouse, putting In sioncr of Revenues of the State of I swimming pool, a wild duck ai ' Arkansas for a permit, to sell beer at cattle farm, having a boat built s retail at 407 \Vest Main, Blytheville, the c. o. could go fishing on Mississippi County.' . reservoir, and In winter sending ':, The undersigned states IhalMic is I — — ' a .'citizen of Arkansas, of good moral I Now Many Wecr character, that lie lias never been I _ . . _ _ __ _ 1 convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; nml that the undersigned has never, been convicted of .violating the laws of this slate, or any other state, relating to the stile ol alcoholic liquors Caglc & Copeland ' By Fred Copolttnd. Subscribed and sworn to before trie this 11 day of May, 1344. Oscar Alexander (Seal) Notary Public. My commission expires 3J14-1945. Political Announcements It B Courier. New* ts« been authorized to announce the follo,wlrig candidacies, subject to the D«mo- cratlc primary In August: STATE REPRESENTATIVE ALENE WOKD (for re-election, Post'No. 2) -W. J. WUNDERLICH ' (for re-election, Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDEN (for re-election, Post No. 3) LUCIEN E. COLEMAN ' E. C. "GENE" FLEEMAN (Post No.- 4) 8HZBIFF AND COLLECTO» HALE JACKSON (for re-election) W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON COUNTY TIIEASURKU R. B. (SKEET) STOUT MISS DETAA PDR11.E COUNTY JUDGE ROLAND GREEN ( CIRCUIT COURT CLERK HARVEY MORRIS (For re-election) COUNTY CLERK T. W. POTTER ((or re-election) COUNTY ASSESSOR OSOAR ALEXANDER FALSE TEETH With More Comfo PASTF.ETH, a pleasa .1 alkuli (non-acid) powder, holoj false tec more firmly. To eat and talk in mo comfort, just sprinkle a little FA TEETH on your plates. No gumn gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Clicc "plate odor" (denture breath). G FASTEETH at nny drug store. Meals GREEN BEAN! .IHOTBROWNKNB VITAMIN DELIGHT Remove skin from one ixnmd of sliced beef liver. Drctlgc wiili seasoned flour, fr>' in bacon drippings unlil scared on nil sides. Cut into small pieces. Add one can of fitOCfo Chili Hot Brown llcans. Simmer until beans arc hot. Serve with SPARERIBS-J&<H»fo- STYLE Lct'starul in cold water one hour. Bring to boil with onion, celery and soup herbs. Simmer until water evaporates, then add one can of #«***- Chili Hot Brown Deans. Keep hot until rcai Let VICTORY WAGON Delivery Service Save Your TIRES, GASOLINE and TIME! Deliveries Twice Daily! LARGE HEADS I C E - B E R G , E A. NEW POTAIOE! Large Roasting Ears each Fresh, Per Ik Dry. Pound Cream Style Can PEA Early June No. 2 Can New Green ib SWEEIP0IAIOES ib Bunch Large, Sweet California, Ea. 5£ TOMATO JUICE La ' 3e 17/f No. 2>/2 Can | / ^ WHILE THEY LAST. 3 POUND LIMIT. IB ALL THOSE MEN WORKING- IN THA' DEFENSE PLANT ARE BUILDING TANKS AND GUNS,TO MAKE U.S. STRONG BET YOU HAVE TO • KEEP WELL AND STRONG TO BUILD TANKS! RIGHT TOMMV! /WEWWETOHAVE LOTS OF STRENGTH TO MAKEJttE STRONG!' 4^1?^ H/H 5 POUND REX 51c PURE APPLE, JAR ROLLED OATS Cup & Saucer or Plate WHEATIES Box OLIVES All Sizes Stuffed or Queen GEE "TOMMY! DON'T you i wisu you COULD i MAKE TANKS AND GUNS ? YOU HAVE TO G-ROW UP STRONG TO DO TH-AT- BUT, WE CAM HELP BV BUYING WAR SAVING STAMPS, AND KEEP HEALTHY BY EATIN&-I BREAD/ PRUNES Apricots or Peaches DRIED LARD 8 Pound Pure? 1.35 4 POUND CTN. POST TOASTIES Giant Size. 2 Boxes GHEERIOATS Box Waldorf Roll TEA UPTON'S '/2 Pound Box HUMKO ?4.65 8 Ib.Ctn. SMALL 15c LARGE. Mother's Day Special ENRICHED with , VITAMIN vB-1, .27 White Layer Cake (Large size) with "Mother" in pink icing. Order yours now. SAMP CAKE in a smaller size for small families Hart's Bakery Blytlicvlllc Owned— Kmploying 1'eorlc PURE GROUND BEEP BEEF LIVER » NECK BONES Ib BACON IN PIECE 1b VEAL ROASTS 25* LARD Bring Your Bucket Pound HAMS Who/e or Halt Pound BEST DS MEAT 'Pound lit LAMB STEW BEEF or VEAL Pound PORK CHOPS Any Cut Pound 25< "ft . .. ^., -"^^*^«>x^^ 113 E. Main H APPY II0UR GROCERY S A JiMARKET Phone 814

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