The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1944
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f AGE SIX PROSPERITY A toiling tenant fanner with several children became suddenly wealthy. A forgotten relative In another state Bled, leaving him a desirable plantation; broad, fertile fields and well built barns. The family hurried to move and take possession but, after three years, they returned to their former digging's':'as sharecroppers. They complained that time's had been hard;, only one. prosperous year. That was (he first year, when they mortgaged the farm. It Is not uncommon to hear jwople say jirosperous when they mean 'flush.' but the words are not akin; the ideas ore n«t ollke. Squandering : borrowed money is rnt' prosperity. It is the enemy of prosperity..A' thief hi on underworld den buying drinks for the house is flush, not prosperous. On the other hand, a thrifty farmer who builds a fertile field out of an eroded hillside Is prosperous although he may have no cash, riinisliliif ihe innocent There.arc many prosperous people in America this year doing constructive things, helping to hasten victory and safeguard a lasting peace. Some are wisely freezing their good incomes by investing in war bonds—which amounts to buying dollar bills at 75 cents apiece for future delivery. ^ But others ore only flush, foolishly spending cash for what they consider fun, buying trinkets with little-or no pist-war value. Unwise citizens are not nlonc to blame. Our, .government has set them an unmistakable example. Some government departments arc flush, •spending, recklessly and wasting ino'ney'on ihfngs (tint are worse than " useless; downright harmful: to '.human freedom. The foolish spendthrift who 'wastes his wages suffer for his own prodigal-deeds, but it is tile prosperous and thrifty tn America who will' finally, pay for the blunders of' public servants. • Spending Tax Money By comparison wltii other countries,- the United States is financially strong nut, (is a nation, we are'not prospering during Ihe war. Wars, by. their very nature arc destructive and currently we are spending money about twice as fast as, our taxpayers are • supply-, Sad to say, it Is not all being spent for liberty and peace. Like Kite newly-rich sharecropper, we '(through appointed agents) have'mortgaged.our home and are squandering the money. The .'Executive department of Uie !federal'.' government has a monthly payroll of 050 .million dollars. This sustains three million employees; more than three times ns were feeding off that department at the end of World War,'I. .Baubles, of ro account to the .war effort, offering smal '.hope 1 of ever benefiting more thai a few Americans after the war include two oil pipelines on foreign soil; one 135 million dollai experiment in northern Canada and, a venture.'in Arabia that's even, more costly. : We Are Still Free Ever since mortal mnn startec recording useful lessons of ex periehce to benefit posterity, the accumulated wisdom of the ages has''.warned against wastefulness Siphoning off, the wealth of America into remote places can serve only is weaken America, for war and for peace-time progress. People who do it ignorantly are unfit for positions, of public trust, and those who do it knowingly are far more dangerous. Swiftly our national rtebt of 115 billion dollars approaches what used- to be considered the value of the nation's real estate. None of us can prosper in a bankrupt country; taxes would never permit it. All patriotic citizens have a grave, mutual problem and look to Congress for solution: This nation must now conserve its financial strength in order to prevent Insolvency at the close of the war. V-mail, . since . its inauguration, has saved space equivalent in car- BI,YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Honor WAC Platoon t For outstanding service and participation in the Italian campaign a WAC platoon was awarded Hie Fifth Army Plaque. Above, T/Cpl. Nell Murrain of Minneapolis, Minn., accepts the award from Lt.-Ci'en. Mark W. Clark at 5th Army headquarters in Italy. EDSON IN WASHINGTON Wichita Has Ail the Problems Rural-Urban Women Favor Lunch Plans By ANN STEVICK NBA Stuff Correspondent WASHlNGTON.-City moiue ami country mouse can (jet along tc- gellier when It means they'll both get a bigger and bettor piece of iheese. Thai's one reason Die school imeh program Is n good place for arm and city women to beg))) working together. It menus better fowl for the children of both nc- :ordin|f to Mrs.'Raymond sayrc Midwest Hegloiml Director. Asxocl- uecl Women of the American Form Bureau Federation. Mrs. Snyrc led > panel discussion an "America's schools" nt a recent Rnrnl-Urban Women's Conference in WasJilng- :o]i. A school lunch for every child m ; a postwar aim expressed In "e discussion. Good school Icgls- ntton, and a tax system designed o give mral schools n more conn I ilace were recommended projects or rural and urban . women's ji'oiips. HENU MONEY If prices on such regular bill-of- arc Items as a cup of coffee, ham .nndwich, bnran and eggs, roast, 'eel hamburger, or combination •Had get out of hand in your dis- nct your regional Office of Price Administration has the authority o set up definite fixed prices for these Items in various tyries of lestanranls. This plan | S being tried in the West So far other sections are eel- ting along with prices frozen for ndividual restaurants at the level of April 1943. BY PETER EDSON Courier Ncivs Washington Correspondent WICHITA, Kan—The AA-1 priority worry of the Washington planners—what's going to happen when tile war is over — can be studied to no better advantage than here. Wichita has nl| the problems — industrial, agricultural, re- conversion, demobilization, contract termination, the migration of a huge population of war workers who will be thrown out of jobs. Also, it has one of these Committee for Economic Development setups, though with typical Kansas simplicity they just call it the PosU'nr Planning Committee. ' of the Chamber of Commerce. But ED or PWPC, 'it has done all the things' that such an outfit is supposed to do. Paul O. Hoffman, president of Sludebaker and national chairman of CED, has been out to talk to them. The CED regional headquarters nt Kunsa.s city has been out to talk to them. And the Wichita organization has moved in on 23 smaller towns of the area to holt! meetings and pass but literature. The Wichita chamber of Commerce 1ms even resorted to the much-damned Washington agency technique of making a sinvcyT But how else do you do these things? Wichita scnl out questionnaires to its 55,000 gainfully employed workers and asked them what they were going to do after the war. Tliey got 43,000 answers. One-third said they would leave town or quit working altogether. That limits the city's employ- go poundage rifles. to 438,428 Gcjraiui All the name implies- BACON flinr-rlch- Vitamit-rlth MEMPHIS PACKIN& CO. metit problem, exclusive of the job of'placing the returned soldiers. A GOOD MANY INTEND TO LEAVE THE FACTOKIES Of the estimated 3G,000 workers who will stay, only hnlf of the men and n fourth ot the women want to keep on working in fnc- tories. Some 10.000 men nncl GOOD women wsint jobs in business: selling, construction, farming, office ivork or housework. There is the readjustment problem, the human problem. , Wichitn 1ms about "00 Industries. Military aircraft is biggest—Boeing;, Cessna, Beech, and Culver. Cessna is plugging Ha "family car of the nir" [or postwar sales, nncl others have plans for development of commercial aviation. But none of these companies knows how big it will be. or how small. "Tell us what the government is going to do," they say, "and we'll tell yon what we're going lo do." Liquidating the war programs is therefore the first problem. In that connection, "lirHiidating" Wichita's 6000 family unit Federal Public Housing Administration war project dwellings is first concern of the city'i real estate men. 'Hie government lias put $32,000.000 Into one large and two small developments, the cost including streets, utilities, shopping centers. Much of tlie housing is temporary. Some is portable. Real estate men want it all torn down, and there n battle will impend. HOUSING LIQUIDATION DEMANDED Private capital, to meet the housing shortage while Wichita was doubling in size, built about 7500 family units. About half were offered for sale, the rest for rent. Some of it was Hash, jerry-built stuff, but nil Is a permanent housing on which private could not stand n loss. Hence the de- inniHj for liquidation of Hie federal projects, even if the government tnkcs n big loss. Agriculture Is doing Its own postwar planning, through county agents' publicity a»d meetings directed principally along these lines: Con't go Into debt. Invest in war bonds ami earmark the investments for farm machinery you will necil and cnn buy after the war. .Cull your herds now so ns to have only first quality stock after the war. Plnn your business so that after the war you cnn survive on linlf your present Income, i. c.. what it'was in 1MB. That's Kansas sense. \ Church Papers Ruled Out For Legai Advertising LITTLE HOCK, Afny 18 (UP)- Altorney General Guy E. William: says tlmt Governor Aclklns may print legal advertising in the Legionnaire newspaper but .'not in the Arkansas Baptist and "'Arkansas Methodist. Williams snys (lie Legionnaire Is qualified to carry ' legal advertisements became of a law passed in 1931. But the other two—whieli nre church journals—are barred because they nre not five column page editions. Adkins wanted to use the publications to advertise his proposed initiated amendments to exempt soldiers from the poll tn.v voting requirements, establish n four-year term for governor and lieutenant governor. And an Initiated act t« repeal horse and clog racing laws. Enough hybrid seed corn to plant 1,500.000 acres this year resulted from work of 531 boys in Indiana. 51,000 REWARD i Will be paid, to anyone who can produce a better coffee lor the money than Luiianne. Smccl903 (Forty-one years) \Vm.B.RcilyS!.Co. 1 ln<:. have consistently made this offer. S*~"~^^^3i^5HS^^^^ IUZIANHE Increased sales, year by year have convinced us that Luziannc is the best that money can buy—at any price. \Ve rccommcndLu:ianne Coffee to be 100 percent Good. The guarantee is imprinted on every can;. Take horn* this can of Luzianne. Die the entire, contents. If you art not satisfied in every respect your money will be refunded. MEMPHIS FAIRGROUNDS The Mitl-SoHth's Amusement Center SEASON OPENS Saturday, May 2Qth NEW A T T R A C T 1 O N S NEW H<rt 1 ' Tit rilling null Motffii Devices * The Dive Bomber .< fi.i'r.,j,',i'r,j ,;, ,id, * Too Hu S < Ferris Whwls Iran, Ik, Netf Vorl W,,lf, Filr NEW A T T R A C T I O N S NEW idral p\Kt to rt(*T anJ tnivy modirn, »4ft •niutctntnu. Fc<« ptaiic and playtrouiidj ppta ev«fyd*j-. MEMPHIS FAIR GROUNDS Memphis i D,;i r 7 F.M. / i 2 P..W. lo Term. In Europe (lie moose Is known ns an elk, while In'America Uie elk Is renlly a close relative of the stag TOBACCO (Kentucky Natural Leaf) Order direct from lifelong experience,! grower. Guaranteed finest l.<,,, 5 Ked Leaf (Chewing or Smokiue). Killier air cured or fire cured. 10 I,bs. Superfine, Selected Long KKI) LEAF (Delivered) $% 20 Us 550 (Postpaid) l 'rnnipt, llonesl Service MORRIS FARMS Department F Mayfield, Kentucky THURSDAY, WAY 18, 1944: Classics in Cotton IIV EPSIE KINAKU NKA Staff Writer NEW TOKK-Cottons Step out in style this summer ' and tenin up with crepe.' luce and jewels, tntu 1 tailoring once reserved for woolens, . use print designs once confined'to'silks, and make "bir; linte" suite riiul (yjvms that 50 dancing or march up the aisle. Stylists give cottons a fling nt sophistication by merging ginj>hnm jackets with crepe skirts, like the one Hint yon see at the left. Und the natty fitted jacket of brown, blue -and white cheeks,- which is worn with a brown crepe sk'.rt, there is a bandeau-bra that is nn invitation to the sun. But all that's intended to show when the Jacket is on is the bra's brown lace- triinmed bow, which yon can plainly' sec. Many ration.prints imitate their betters—silk, shantung and jersoy —in print. What puts the impersonation across are subtly colored designs set against dark silky sur- faced background-cottons and dark paisley-type patterns used In con- tiast with light background cottons of unusual textures. Even upon close examination zioiie but the eagle-eyed can tell which is which. But there are plenty of cotton prints—classic checks, [-.olka dots, neat figures, splashy florals, and all kinds of stripes—that keep their cool coitoji look and achieve sophistication through styling. Gingham, the darling of the crop, does this in the red and white checked modified dirndl, shown right. Designed especially /or "big dates" It is extravagantly be-niffled at neckline and cuffs, banded and bow-tied with ggreen grosgrain ribbon. Jewelled studs button up the waLst. 28 to take part in n big American Legion Pre-Memorlal Day Celebration. Tb e band, it is understood here, will march in parade during the celebration and will also play an afternoon and evening cincert. Featured speaker of the day will be Senate Majority Leader Alben Barklcy. and other notables have also expressed iheir intention of .being present, for (be affair. The local band was invited tof participle in the festivities by I representatives of • (lie Paducah American Legion. Post Band To Take Part In Legion Celebration The 051st Army Air Forces Band, led by Chief Warrant Officei Bernhnrdt M. Kuscliel, baikl leader, will go to Paducah, Ky., Ma> MANY NEVER SUSPECT CAUSE OF BACKACHES Thi* Old Treatment Often Brings Happy Relief Many lutferers relieve m^ing baokacha <iuicldy, QDCe th ey d iscover Uiat l!ie real causa o( tlieif trouble may lie tired ktilneya. . Itie feiilneya arc Nature'a chief way of lalc- injt lh« eieesa acids iiml was tc ou Lof the blood. 1 hey heJpuiost people n.-LuaJjouL'tpIntsaday. Vilma disurder of k»)ney function pcrmi(a poisonous malter to tci»Ainin your blood it may c:mse ^na^Eng backache, rhcumatia psins, leg pnins, |r>?3 ol pep sn>l energy, cel- ling up nigliia, sweJiiog, puffincss under tdo eyes, tieadacbea and ilmities-i, Trcqncnt or Ecanty p^sa^Rea with amazing and burninj- Boinetlrries aiiow 9 there is Boiuething wron« with your fcidueya or bhJtler. S t...T° n t 5 t ' 3 ' t ' Aak >' our J f"«*Lst- for t3oa»'s Pills. m«l successfully by for over -10 years They give Jiappy itlirf sn,l will hrJn (b a lo tmlM of Lulney luUa fhish out poisunoua vaate [rom your blood. Ctl Doaa'n Ptll^ TOVES Our Stocks are now complete on Victory Model Oil Stoves. Most of these Sssted below are 5-burner type. Choose yours now! These 5-Burner Models: KERQGAS With Porcelain Lined Oven QUICK M£AL NESCO . FLORENCE One PREWAY Table Top Stove—3 burner .. One BLU-HOT 3 Burner Stove 49 49 44 44 59 24 95 95 95 95 95 (Victory Models Not Exactly as Shown) (Certificates Required On Oil Stoves) Dry cold robs foods of their rich, nutritive juices. Proper moisture protects (hem.—ami this pniccction is found only in a modern ice rcfriKcrntor! The film of water nn melting ice keeps vegetables rtcwy fresh, meats juicy ami full-flavored. Besides, this type of ice box guards foods against (h c exchanging- of flavors. No other type of refrigerator gives you the 3-way protection of constant cold plus proper moisture plus clean-washed air. With all its advantages, the modern air-comlilinncd ice refrigeration costs only l-.'i to 1-2 as much as other types! Coolerators Priced . . . 74.75 Other Ice Refrigerators 46.75-$72 ITURE (0 Bhltheville, Ark. JEST ^KS^HJJ,J E , I W.™BWW •< /'7 ? ;7/, »"•! Hiwr si'reaj iK"/"',™* < ' ^s$ r " '"r" '"" v<: M »r«tin.;'s ___^ li:e i aoihty. fur ri.iuur cilia aiidoijninoM.&e.lriiJlt'sue.lOo. NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly al 6:30 M A T I N R K S Saturday & Sunday at 1 Thursday LIONS CLUB SPECIAL SHOW and NEGRO MINSTREL I'Yuliiy 'COWBOY CANTEEN" . with Roy A ruff Serial ft Short Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 ' Last Time Toclaj 1 ^ out otihB Heart o] to Givs Your Heart a News of the Day Shorts I'Viday'jiiid .Saturday 'West of with Tiircc Mes/iiiilcer.s SKRIAL: "Kin.? of the :Ur>untic.s'j}Vi \Vtst Main Near 21st SI. Sat. starts 1Z:-15; Sun. Marls 1:45 Nislit shows S:-IS Kxccjlt iVlondny, O|icns C:-I. r > Continuous shows S:\l. and Sun. Last Time Today Double Feature "THE MAGNIFICENT AM8ERSONS" with Orson Welles & .Insrpti C'ottcii ami 'SQUADRON LEADER X' with Uric Porlinan S- Ann I>vorak Friday and Saturday Double Feature "FUGITIVE OF THE ' PLAINS" with Hilly llic Kill * Al (Fnz7.>) St. John anil "SUBMARINE BASE'" with Alan Baxter SKBIAI,: "non Winsloiv of Ihe C'oasl Guard." Comedy

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