The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 26, 1947
Page 9
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tr^vwuas TWELVE ' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NJSWS More Machines Seen for South , Five* to Six Million ' Formers to B« Ousted By, .Mechanization •".CHARLOTTE, H c, Sept 26 (OPJ — Machines will elbow Sl\e to six million farmers out of cotton-growing In the South In the next 15 years, Dr. Guy B. Johnson, retiring, executive director of the Southern Regional council, predicted Wednesday night, * Dr. Johnson, a University of North Carolina professor, received the annual award of the Catholic Committee of the South as the region^ outstanding lender. He termed the South "America's No 1 frontier," and said complacency and the region's status as the nation's primary problem area were vanishing. Dr. Johnson forecast a decretive in, the percentage of Negroes in the South, but a rise in their EClI- reliance and aggressiveness. "Machines are ready for large- scale production that can produce cotton at a profit at eight rents I t. pound," he said. "This means that cotton-growing will bo confined almost entirely to the rich flat lands of the Mississippi Delta 'and the Gouthwest, and thnt thousands 'of little cotton farmers will ha\e to turn to other crops or give up farming." ' 'To Expand Industrially He predicted that the South was heading for "unprecedented industrial expansion," but said t)ie .growth of industry, started by tlw ; war, would not. keep pace with ma^ chine-created farms. unemployment of ""If there ever was a grave problem," he said "This is It." . . Another problem of the Southern .•revolution, he said, is race relations. . , • 'The. Negro has made great strides in education and is passing the old stage of dependence and .. passiveness to a new stage of self. reliance and' aggressiveness," Dr. Johnson said. • ; "We face an era of challenge and conflict in this field of human relations/ We shall have no i>eace of mind until these problems are settled in accordance with oui Christian and Democratic ideas. He predicted Uie decrease in per- Floods Spread Through New Orleans >J * • -v '^:* ;>. ''isfrisf* :», s *¥-?*&, • *'f W^x-l J3£~.J£* This is n general view east of the City of New Orleans where waters from Unyou Biovehuc rose to a depth of five feet in sections. Nofc the people in foreground who arc up to their necks in the water (NEA Tclephoto). New Type Atom Smasher May Solve Mystery of Cosmic Rays By KOBKKT I'HESCOTT produced 1,500.000 volts. (United rress Staff Corresikmilent) PALO ALTO. Cal., Sept. 20. (UP) — A neiv typo of atom smasher designed to generate the first artificial cosmic ray.s was. under construction here today. Construction of the new macnlne was announced by Dr. William W, Hansen. director of Stanford University's microwave laboratory. He saitl the new pipe-like linear accelerator, more than twice as powerful as any atom smashing machine in existence, offered the first real promise of solving the secret of the cosmic rays — the mysterious )ii;lH energy from outer space. The new machine will bo 100 to 200 feet long. It is expected to unleash the greatest charge of electricity ever generated by man—1,000,000,000 volts. A three-root section of the accelerator already has centagc of Negro population in the i Negroes. South would ase ihe race by decreasing prejudice problem against The linear accelerator Is a cousin to the cyclotron! now used to smash the atom. Dr. Hansen said the new machine would give science an easier and cheaper means o[ gaining information about, the electron. The machine will produce radioactive isotopes similar to those made at Oak Ridge. Tcnn. Experiments with cosmic rays are expected to produce spectacular results. At present, the rays can be studied only In stratosphere a planes equipped as flying laboratories. Scientists believe they may hold n clue to some of the fundamental secrets of nature or to new power sources. The new linear accelerator op- crates on the same general theory as th more uiasslK'c cyclotron! now in use. Both achieve atomic disintegration by giving n speeding "atomic bullet" tremendous energy The "bullet" is hurled into an atom which is placed in its path. However, whore the cyclotron whirls'a heavy. Posillvc-chnrged particle In a circle Inside a (magnetic field. tl(e new machine will concentrate its power on the electron, a light, negatively-charged particle. The electron, instead of being whirled around, will bu shot in a straight path down the long, slencl- oi' tube. J''KIDAY, SKI'TKAIIiKK 2«,' i!)<17 CCfP.. 1047 BV »E< f.EfiVirE. If.C. 9-2fo FRECKLES 4 JUS FRIENDS By MERRILL BLOS3ER HJK'I'l Around IIui 1 KJHKLT ME MAW* LARD SMITH?? TMATS T/ LAUGH ' WMV, j-jf,r A KID ! ANYHOW, l Ai-SJiOy EMGAGETD TO A COU-lrGE MAM.' ,"l don't sec what's so wonder'ul about • symphonies-^ everything they've played so fur. v/as stolen from a *- '"" "" • popular song!" DON'T 6LAMG ME.' h^trN TRIED 70 BRUSH HIM OFP, BUT THE NASTIER L AM THE &ETT6e . HO SEEMS . f Wi- TO ute ir/ _J \s L SEMT HIM DOWN TJ BUY we A ^ PA!;i OF hMCMS --- Ar A FIRE G,ME , :-'.o (.K'C. i A'JO HE THANKED MB roA'fHc PLEASURE.' >. I ."-'-- K 3 ^! i-al .. —r-- \«.'A 7l">-^ .-'-f\v < A l^r-v ;«h- (\/n W \t ^^^^f .•S-T—- •'H-'#^"V- 1SJT U'f LtA b^'V'iCf. If-- ,f yf " T IA ->tl- II <-, PIT (IFF /•'<> PRTOILLA'S POP Those Were lite Days Gy AL VERMEE1 Gosh! Schoolboy Killed by Car PARIS. Ark.. Sept. 20. (UP) — Bobby Hurst, 12-year-old son ol Mr. and Mrs. Sid Hurst of near here, \va:; killed yesterday when struck by a car on Highway 22 a mile East of Paris. Fonl Tolbert of Charleston, Ark., told officers the boy ran into the path of his car from behiml a tractor-truck he was meeting on the highway. The child died after being ad- j mittecl to a Paris hospital. He ' en route to school, Tolbert was not arrested. If you want to go right, walk on I the left side of the road. THE STORY. When Sieve I.nn- 'crs, hnrri-liille* iiar.cDrreapoBil- cnt and pronfael of doom, expr«»»ea dUina?- al tn« proKi*rc( of n cbecr- -*«'~. •Cfrclary, ' Jluiiiiy Hrnndon vvalkM, OMI on hint, Marlnfci "I'm ••re ifce agency can find TOM •ometiodr Brim and mldillr-iijrrd : and—KC.'irotl (u ileiilb ot ihc fn- ^t^irr." Steve rail* ni llHiipir'N • t»arlm«ul tu try In talk her ialo the jnb. Hut VfHrn ke admit* iHnt . fce rtrfak* n eoud >lc:il to "dtr- '*et.'* . llapny tHrnN htm donn. • Steve |»wtJi hK hand ox her arm •m4 Tljauy, her fnt. Ieav« at bin. -'...'..''. • « • ."^ .'•"•' . ' ; . , III ' ' :CTE\ r E said conxhigly, "Look, I .£?..• know I've gone at this all wrong. •I'm..sorry; .I'll grovel at your ieet if you'll just torgive me and start all over again. I want to be jlriends, Happy—and with that •yellow-eyed devil in your arms, [too, jf he'll let me. And it you'll \vorl6\vith me, I'll try to behave jthysel£ and not get, out ot Uric again. Please, Happy? Pretty jplease?" , , !; Happy relaxed a little, and nodded. } "I'll try it for a while," she said ! at,last. i ; "Whoops!" said Steve, and for [the first lime since she had collided with him that morning she sow an expression of pleasure on jhis thin face and in his eyes i"You're a 'sweetheart, Happy. Anfl jl'll win Timmy over if f have to • spend all my pocket money 01 iliver for the next six months." I' Happy's- eyes danced a little. i "He'd much rather have ishrimp," she said demurely. I "Then shrimp it shall be—ton iand tons and tons of them," prom lised Steve extravagantly. "We'l •work here," he decided. "Inslea ot you coming to the office ever morning, I'll come here. I thin I can do a better job here than a my place." Happy looked starlled, but Slc\ was so matter-of-fact that, wit some misgivings, she agreed. !: • • » jgEFORE the end of "the lir \_ week. Happy discovered tha ,cve Landers was quite inipor- ut. He was tops in his own field id deeply respected by those who nd read his bitter, fiery blasts om overseas; his radio oontract as for thirteen weeks, and there ere magazine commitments, a ovio contract for later in the ear pud the hook which was'to e about postwar Europe, rather lan the war years. From the first she found that e was difficult to get along with, 'hen the sponsors of his radio rogram protested about the vio- ncc and bitterness of his first pro- •ams and insisted on "smoothing :em down," she thought Steve buld have apoplexy. The battle •aged lorig nnd loud, ond Happy elt »s thoi'gh she herself were ruiscd and battered. But in Ihc nd, swearing furiously, Steve had o allow a little of the "smoothing own" process. When his first magazine article —rushed into press at the expense f almost remaking an issue lhat ad closed its forms—appeared >lcve was livid with rage because t had been edited. Some of the norc "unpleasant things," the cdi- or told him firmly, had had to be limiuated. And Steve came bacl rom a battle royal with the editor! o an uneasy Happy svho wailed or him in the big shadowy roon hat had become, without Steve'; quite realizing it, a haven of peuci "or him. He raged, swore, and paced up and down the room, while Tmunj tucked safely out of the way unde a chair, eyed him hatefully. "Happy, for the love ot Cod, said Steve at last, oiul ;n his to there was reverence, not bins phemy, "don't the blind, besottc fools know what's coming?" AS he went on there was a tor inenled look in his eyes an Happy knew he was seeing old, tig 1 scenes, reliving moments that ha been all but unendurable. "I sa Free Delivery PICKARD'S GROCERY Qur Boording House with Moj. Hoople BIS 6Lf\WSCHULTZ, LIKE TUW BELONGS IHM.UWBER CAMP CARRYING MJ ARIVVFUU OF XX • — T6LE - ABOUT H'S LOOK'S - — I'LL CON\PRES PrtOSi&\ IK5TQ A MIDSET/ POLES MEKf ! LETS TALK AffOUT When Lincoln was 3 hoy fie did his homework on a shove/ with Oh, boy! Cgn I do my homework on the shove/ with chalk? isnt. necessary these days, son. We've got plenty of pencils and Willotighby Interrupts BY MICHAEL O'M ALLEY and HALPH LANE &s Janus Wadham told me about liis sister, he was building" up quite a head of steam. AVID HERE 15 A PICTURE Of MY DAUGHTER ANITA. SUE 15 P1AVINS BIT R5RT5 oil THE STAGE UNDER THE NAME OF ANN DERM FIMD HER, MR.fUHT A«D- IT 5 CLEAR TO ME 7k ,T \ HERE IS SI OOO IM YOU DON'T WANT YOUR 515- 1 OLD I55UE CURRENCY, T6R TO INHERIT YOUR /AND THERE'S PLENTY MONEY, MR. WADHAM. WHERE DO I COME IH WORE WHERETHI CAME FROM. WASH TUBES 6 FROM PICTURES I NOTICED RECENTLY \M MS HE PKOBRBLV DOES.' HE'S PUE HERE HO 1 ,') / I pO. SENATOR.. I READ IT, TOO! fiMP WHILE IT COUFlR»9D \t'S STOP-Y OF WS (\5VLIW tXPEKIEN IETTER. I CM'T/ THERE YitRE PREPOSTER- WHV — / CVS CHR.XC-ES WM HE'WJkS ft CALLOUSED-EK-WCW.AS TOO 6M> HE WAS SO UPSET OVER IV'S RIDICULOUS...ftMD HE \ TSK.TSX! PEK- EMBARRASSED TO SHOW \HHP5TSc DOCTOR IT TO YOU! VJHMEVER WV IcONFlKEP HIW BKOTHEP.'SFMJLTs (kRE,SEM-7V(STH WJOTHEK ttt'5 NO RMCE! INMATE'. Ml!! H « n i I HOPE NOt BROTHER. STORES OUR lk»(ERE5T IW THE BftUET, TITUS. UC'.N THNf WE TICKETS FOR TOMISHT Phone 20J3 Chickasawba RED rn'DER Surprise for Miss Evans I5.y FRED IIARMAN WE'RE 'A-<I?C!' H::-\to JAVL, fAis S/ ^a'5 A RJ s^-r3, LITTLE ' EA\S^.- 3JT I'LL GO PAS' '.<-VT Ho.-\s ) ^ Wrnoj' J Add new colors to jour home and prolong the life of vour furniture. 1. Expert Craftsmen 2. Finest Materials 3. Custom Styling -Now l''oo/v Knows By V. T. HAMLIN 21st Street at Gateway IM S'E^V PJ7.ZLEC> INDEED E AM... WHAT JUST UP > i TH|N CCUI.D TH~O\\ ON ^ IT 50 KEUL OOP ESCAPED ^'5 I WITH EAS£_ (To Be. Confirmed) ATTENTION W=i RID1N' -OFF HAD TO O.S D1NNY. SWIFT A^ By J.R.Williams TH 1 BULL WOULD LIKE TO SI OP THAT.' IT WCULP LOOK BAD FDR SI* FOREMEM TO 6E DOIW ITATCMCE. BUT THE BULL CAM'T SAY A WORP--HE DID THAT OM EVERY N\ACH!ME . IM TH' SHOP.' LEARKSEO THAT WORKEP TOGETHER WOULDM'T RUIM ALL HIS ;TTERS WITH DIRTY ANJ) HJ?>.l BUDDIES Out of Tins World Mv ETXIAK JiAUTIN SOT WVOT I , ROD = NOU'O CftLV- TrtVS SOIN& iroshima; I was at Bikini for the mil) tests. We all shuddered with uror al the thought of such deviation, such havoc. But Happy, can tell you in all ,soberpess. in e deepest, most serious \Vorcls t uld possibly find in my mind, at the atom bomb is child's play. mipared to some of the stuff at's being dreamed up now by icnlists in every nation. What in c nnme\jf all that is hopeful can do to wake people up? To make em realize hov? time is running it?" "I don't know, Steve; I don'tv :iow," she almost whispered. Steve looked down at her small, hita tacc nnd her frightened eyes >r a moment, and then he wenl to cr chair and put out his hand id touched the soft, ruddy mass ! her hair. "Poor little Happy. I've clone on a dirty hick hiring you to elp me frighten a complacent •orld into realizing its clanger, aven't IV Say, isn't some sort of ' rawl being given somewhere to- ight that you and I are supposed o attend?" "I — yes — your publishers are iving a cocktail parly for you, nd afterwards, you're supposed 0 have dinner und address a po- .tical meeting." His face twislcci in disgust. "Skip il,' J he said sourly. "Climb uto your prettiest duds, pel. You nd I arc oft for a tour ot Ihe night lubs. After all, why shouldn't we lance gaily on the flower-strewn tlge of a precipice, jusl as all the vorld is doing? Why should we ry to be different?" "But the cocktail parly — " she began. "Oh, we'll stop in for n few minutes, you soul, but the political fMioucy!" He picked up his overcoat and jat and turned to say, "Climb into your parly clothes, Happy, while 1 go home and shake the moths out of mine. I'll be back for you al seven and we'll gaze umn the wine when it is red — red His month twislcci a liltle and there was the old tormented ghost of pain in his eyes for a moment. •He was gone before she could

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