The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 25, 1944
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* AGE TWO: William^Hardy Gray *f, tommistion ' ,-.». ..... » •. . ,,,,.» William Hardy Gray received his silver wings of an Arnty Air Forces pilot snd his commission as a second lleiitenaril In "exercises held >estei- day morning at Jackson Army Air Field, Jackson, 'Mist Lieutenant Gray, .who is the son or Jfr. and Mrs. Ira Gray, had re- celfed training at Helena, Ark., and Greenville, Miss , prior {o being sent to Jackson. ' , v He arrived In Blyttwvllle last night, to spend a 10-day leave with his' parents Mtore reporting foi dufi'.''He was accompanied here by his;, mother and his sister, Miss Mar jCOray, who went to Jackson lor graduation exercises. BLYTJIEV'ILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Sophisticates; Terror; Slave Rebellion In Varied Menu For a pseudo-sophisticated, pscu do-psychopatliic novel lliat goe nowhere there Is THE MALFREYS ay Catharine Whltcomb (Random House: $2:50). All of tlio more flag •ant. sins that had them gawping :n the '20s may be found (herein. These, In (he order of their com- nisslon, range from the Juvenile delinquency problems of (hat pe- Hoping ftps' i* f Prpai-Cola Company, Long Island City, NtY. ' : 'f [Battler! Pe^LCola Bottling Co. of Blythevilh TIIURSDAY, MAY 25, 1844 Hod such as co-cd strip jiokcr and prohibition flasks right through such adult refinements fl.i suicide and mental sadism to the logical climax of mUrder, There's lots of bright conversation, most of H forced or cute and two likable character,- These are the Biirgoy- »es, n successful playwright team, who are so-o-o sophisticated they c.-.n afford to act natural. The rest of the crowd you wouldn't wont to give homeroom to. Cordelia, about whom the story revolves, -Is. a self-centered little i inlrtx who, oddly enbtlgli, can't bear to take,;the consequences o[ her own misdeeds. Jay Newhouse, who' cnn't seem to extricate himself irom the welj of Cordelia's fatal charm, ts a well-meaning and priggish fool whose shoulder Is always there for Cordelia to cry on If she feels like James MaUiey, Cordelia's husband, Is a psycho-neurotic Incapable of love bill quite adept at psychological cruelty. There arc others: Mary, whom James thought, to get rid of b v y marrying Cordelia; Mona mount, who makes a career of twisting other people's emotions; the Maliiwarlng sisters, who represent, the'rudeness of high society. All In all, it's mi unattractive crew that seems to go around In circles. While the circles aren't always concentric, one Is sllll Inclined to wonder why the author thought they were worth writing about. She justifies her by polrftlng out that these are the people .who. by their Indifference to everylhlng but themselves are responsible for wars. Which may; very well be so but In llself doesn't make them goad story material. I.OVE AND TERROR ' There's many a shudder In "Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural," a .symposium edited by Herbert A. Wise ami Phyllis Eraser (Random House: $2.55). The editors have gone to great lengths to dig; up these blooclcurd- lers, among them'being "A Terribly Strange Bed," by Wll!kl c Collins, "Silent Snow, Secret Snow," by Conrad Alken, "Wiis It a Dream?" by Ouy de Maupassant, and "The Ghost Ship," by Richard Middleton. There arc more than 1000 pages In this volume, n lot ol them guaranteed to keep you awake nights. * * • "THE RED COOK CROWS," by Prances Qalther (Macmlllnn: $2.75), Is a tragic historical novel of the old south that comes ns another of the large number of books written the last couple or years on that section. Adam Fiske,: n Yankee school teacher, goes to the southland to teach and there: falls in love with the belle of the;community, daugh- (cr of. the blggeit^^taye.liolder of the neighborhood; ^ Standing /; out head and shoulders-over Fiske-and his siveelhenrt ns the lending light 111 the story is Ihe negro headman of, the plantation, Scofleld. Thinking- himself Die chosen person to deliver his people from bondage. Scofleld staged a slavo Insurrection that adds terror to a love story. Miss Oalthcr knows whereof she writes, you gather from reading this excellent novel. • • r ON IANH AND SEA . ' ; "SAILOHS OP FORTUNE," by Colin Mackenzie (Dutton: $2.50> Is (lie lieisonal narrative of a young man who was rejected as a physically unfit when he tried to enlist after Pearl Harbor, turned around and signed 'Up \v|tli the Merchant Marine, and found more adventure and peril than would be the reasonable lot of a paratrooper. Mackenzie had the Incredible ex- pcrlwice of being torpedoed three times In 24 hours while on his fli»i trip. Finally he was picked up by the Navy, returned to Trinidad for a Icgnthy hospital stay (teacup of oil was piped from his lungs, his leg was shuttered, and to top It of I he had malaria) and from theu went homo for a Ijoml tour of war That done with. Mackenzie rotiinr '? , s ^',. wns '" on "'« landings at Geln, Sic ly, where h e crept ashore iW J" L n l)tltlle 0!1 la »1 was like. Ho found out, out-snined a sniper, and returned, to his ship with n™ , ""H'^Pl'cd BV Gen. Omav ?,„ 7 a , s "memento of his strict- Junket. Excit- DON'T SAY BREAD'S BREAD! v • ** H^^h ;The Golden Brown Loaf Enriched with Vita- :miri B-l an'd Energy For Victory. J$PECIALTHIS WEEKEND DELICIOUS DEVIL'S FOOD LAYER CAKES .. FRENCH BREAD Baked Fresh Daily art's Bakery BlythcYHIe Owned, Emnfnvii,,, CI..IL. •,, ~ . "^ Owned, f mp /oyi flg B , ythovi , /e p , e . . 1^ ing stuff, well presented. An Inside story of the famous Coast Guard Academy at New London, conn., Invaluable to any young mtin planning on enlermg the school, or a woman desiring to become a SPAR officer, is Uiley Huglics' "Our Coast Guard Academy." . There arc chapters on the train- Jug of SPARS, and pages devoted (o dudes of the Coast Guard reserve, a civilian organization that functions In ordinary coast guard duties In order to free regular aardsmen for action overseas. Founded In 1790, the Coast Guard ajs played a vital role In American history, and Hughes' book tells of this role, not only In type, but in excellent gravure pictures. There Is a humorous angle to the book, too, In definitions of the C. G.'.s typical slang. If you happen to be In a daze about all Oil';, for Instance, you're "fog bound. 1 ' First Garden In 1700 NEW ORLEANS <UP) — Louisiana's first garden was made in 1700 on land bought for a knife ai)d an ox, and was laid out as a church garden, according to Sarah Duller of Baton Rouge, La., one of the founders of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation. She said that Spanish priests K'cre responsible for probably the first garden in the United States, built in Florida in the middle of the 17th century. Chaplain Is Assigned To Post Here Chaplain Frederick J. Klmmett has reported at this station from Ihe Army Air Field at Bainbrldge, Ga.. and Is assigned to duty as Catholic Chaplain. He succeeds Chaplain Gerald Hogan, who has been ordered to another station and probable eventual overseas duty. Chaplain Kimmctt was commissioned March 8 and, after attending Chaplain's School nl Harvard University, reported at Bnlnljridge. In civilian life he was a clergyman In Powell and Casper, Wyoming. He is a 1944 graduate of St. Tlvunos Seminary In Denver, Colo] Prior to that, iie attended St. Benedicts College In : Atchison, Kan. During his school career he was an outstanding football player. He will serve here as assistant to Chaplain George Marrs, Protestant, who has been 'named head chaplain. ' A diet deficient In magnesium causes rats lo experience fatal convulsions when exposed lo intense sound. S. S, Savannah : Stamps On Saie At Pos toff ice Three-cent postage .stamps com- memorallng (he 125th anniversary of the sailing of'the S. S. Savannah, the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean, have been placed on sale at the local post office. Assistant Postmaster Ernest B. Ridings has announced. The stamp Is 0.84 by 1,44 Inches In dimensions, arranged horizon- ally, printed In purple by the rotary process. The central object dc- picis (he steamship Savannah, which sailed from Savannah, Ga., on May 22, 1819, and arrived in Liverpool, England, 2V days later. In the upper left corner is the wording, "First Steamship to Cross the Atlantic", In double Gothic, arranged in five lines, in corj-es- sponding position ,ln (he upper right corner are the denominational numeral, "3c" and the cltitcs "1819" and "1914," In dark figures, arranged In three lines. Along the biLse of the stamp Is the inscription, "United Slates Postage", in white Gothic. Stamp collectors desiring first clay covers may send a limited number of addressed envelopes, not in excess of 10, to the Postmasters at Savannah, Ga., and Great Necks, N. Y. (for cancellation at branch post office—Kings Point, N. Y.) with casli or money order remittances to cover costs of the stamps required for affixing, Mr. Ridings pointed out. Approximately 4,500,000,000 jars of food were canned In American homes In 1943, according lo the War Production Board. CAN'T KEEP GRANDMA IN HER CHAIR She'i as Lively as a Youngster— Now her Backache is better Many autferera relieve naggi™ Lictacbo quickly, once they discover that ibo real cause ol their trouble may be tired kiMticys. _ Ihe kidneys are Naturo'e chief way of tak- tag tlie excess acids and vcastu out of tlis blood. They help most people mjs about 3 jjiotsa day, \Vtan disorder ol kidnty function permit* poUohou* Better lo remain in your blood, it r/iay cause urging backache, rheumatic pain?, leg palm, loss of jxrp End oiwrgy, Belting uji nfemt, aitellmg, pultincEs under the eyes, m-auaclies and dizzmcs^. rtequcnt or Gtanly passages with Btnariing and Imniijig eome» tunea shows there la eoiuethiug wrong wiili your lidneya or bladder. Uou t wail! Aek your dru««ist for Poaii's rllle, used successfully liy milliuua for uvir 40 yeaci. They icive happy relict run I will lietp (be 15 inileaol imncy tuueg flueJj out ixjiautL- cmi waste from your Mood, Ott Doauu rills. w, TEXAS, HAND PICKED SEALDSWEET Red Ripe, Slicing, IB. Large & Juicy 8 IBs. CABBAGE APPLES LEMONS 39c NEW .. . lb, TEXAS Firm Heads. J,lj. Delicious, 2 Pouncfs Doziri Firm Hearts. Pound 4 LETTUCE 23 RUTABAGAS YELLOW ONIONS ,;„,„„ 12 BELL PEPPERS 4 CARROTS 5 EGGPLANT Pouml 17 2 Bunches . Pound EAT MORE FISH-THEY'RE CHEAP & PLENTIFUL! 53c Skinned Headless Dressed, 16. Fresh No. 1 Round Frcsli, Pnn- FISH FILLETS , My PAN TROUT MACKEREL 29 C Headless Dressed. Lb. Dressed, Drawn, Fai, I'liini]). Lb. 20' 53 1 BACON HAMS PORK CHOPS GROUND Sugar Cured In the Piece. Mi. Tenderized Half or Whole. LI,. Center Cut. U> WE'VE PLENTY OF HOME KILLED FRYERS C 31 C 3I< 32 C 26 No. 2 Can & STRING BEANS TURNIP GREENS ': 19 Von Camp's -No. 2 Can 10 PET MILK V8 JUICE Till Can •IS Ounce Can 34 C SPINACH COFFEE Val Vita ^7 C No. 2/2 Can If Aristocrat Pound IT CRACKERS ,«tT,L 17' HUMKO Shortening "TCc •1 Pounds I 3 LIBERTY SUPER Who said a nickel wouldn't buy anything? Shop Early For These! SUNBRITE TOILET SOAP STARCH TOOTH PICKS BERBER'S CORN FLAKES to ,,:;';s e e SALT MY T FINE JAR RINGS DOG FOOD GARLIC Cleaner Package Island Pa Har Argo Package Package Uaby Food AH Kinds. Can Jefferson Island Ho.x Desserts Package Top Flitc .Itox Hnr IJ-Cubcs 5' 5 e 5' 5 1 5 C 5' Ronco Package % A

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