The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 1, 1947
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.Hl,YTni-:vlU,lJ! (AUK.) COUJWCn BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS , TO OOOIUXR NKWS CO. H. W. HAJTNB6, Publish*! JAMES U VTRHOETF, Editor PAUL D. HUMAN, Advertiiing Muu«er Mttiootl AdT«rtUtag KeprewnUUTet: bl*. •rery Afternoon Except BuruUv Bntand u Kcond clus matter at the post- dnbtf%t Blythevllle. ArkAnsu, under act of Con- gnut, October », 1917. Served by the Doited Press r W /• SUBSCRIPTION RATES . ». ',Bj,tmler to the city'.of Blythevllle or MJJ •"•Otarbtn town where carrier service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. ", By mall, within » radius of 40 mile:, $4.00 per • y*u, *2 00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; 6y mall outside 50 mile cone, $10.00 per year iwyable In advance. Tearless Farewell Goodby, 1946, and get going! \Vc bid you farewell \viUi only a prut'uuctory 'regret, for when we match llus proni- i-jes anil hopes of last Jan. 1 with the fulfillments and achievements of Dee. 31, we can't say that you wei's much of a year 'for the nation as i\ whole. In Mississippi County the M'.imtioii was much belter—better becan:'.i: of a bumiief harvest of cotton, soybeans ami other cash crops which mean prosperity fur farmers and merchants, too. The phenomenon of good crops - ^arid high prices in the KJIDIC .sun.son -^made K a bumiev year for this area. ," .The passing of 194(3 for Mississippi (^jjiintians need not cast any pall over lKm : 'area. Businessmen and planters have been reasonably alert lo the limes ai>cl *an> enter the New Year with full 'expectancy that it will be another good y^irjiarid know that if the wors*, comes tKSJj' .arc in the best possible condition toiwjeatiier lean seasons that experience hasltluight conservative men lo expect. '. "^"d in the national scale, the year which /lias just departed, could have beeri' a'lot worse—and there were times during; the past 12 months when it s€emejd. ; 'lliai-"y6ii were going to be. So the besteyfe can do for you by way of valedictoi'y is to count our negative blessings; and .speed yon into history with our negative thanks. The "inevitable" war willi UuHsitt didn'.t istart.. ^ Mr.; Grptnyko walked oul on the Security Council, but Kus,si,i didn't walk out on the UN. the ocean into steam or start the chain reaction felt 'round the world. The country failed to spin wide open on foreign policy. Eililnr Henry Wallace is now running the New Republic (circulation approximately 38,000). Secretary James Byrnes is running the State Department. V '-The country's business and social structure, still'Stands, after two earnest efforts by John L. Lewis and « brief eJie^y A. F. Whitney to push over the national applecart. . . In .spite of bungled and bclaled food Shipments, we didn't let as many Eu- ropeans go hungry as it once seemed we might. Our government didn't make !i separate peace with Italy. In ''act, the whole business of peace-treaty writing actually progressed a little. The predicted ruinous inflation didn't engulf us with the lifting of OI'A price controls. \Ve boomed noi, neither did we bust. Meal prices wenl up, but meal returned lo the liible. In I lie meantime, nobody dropped dead of steal; starvation in a nylon line. To the consternation of UK: House Un-American Activities Committee.-, the Communists didn't take ovor the government, Despite I'ravda's editorials and the public addresses of Winston Churchill, Claude Pepper and Harold Laski, d,,. spile even the off-the-rccord pleasantries of Good-Will Ambassador Elliott Roosevelt, the Big Three comii.ucd to maintain cordial diplomatic relations. Yes, I !M(> could have been worse. As for lfM7< lei's resolve lo start out with low-pressure predictions and hiKh-pressiire purposes, and «> ;r can't have something move lo crow about next O cc> ;(!. we positive still SO THEY SAY South' Next Objective Prior lo 1810 UK- Bnuth led I lie nation in nmiuifaclurinK. The lime is rapidly iipproachinr; for the S-julh lo n.ssunic tills nuUoiml liuUisti-lal Iciidershl]) ngiiin, n Ici'.'lcrship whicii it rclin- qulshccl in fnvor of growing cotton. Tills former indiisti'lal rinlncnr?, lo/jrlhrr with tlic rcnini-knblp record o[ nccoiiiplii-liment In dnvelopliiB Hie Koulh'.s vnsl nalnrnl resources since mo, Is well known by who have followed the Smith's iii'oiji' Toduy Uiert arc niiproximiiteiy .(11,0111) manii- fHcturlni. plants In Uic .South, They pixiccss innlrrials and products which sell for $aj billion. Most of (he raw materials for producUs come from Southern farms nm|.mines. In spite of this, however, many m w mnterlals mid farm products are Mill shliipcd oiilntrtc the South for proccfishiB, and even inoi'e important, iiiosl of its partly processed product.'! :\n: shipped elsewhere lo be umnufacturd !nM fiuishcil articles. Airplanes, automobiles, eleciriv motors steam cnyhics, radio and precl.sit.n t-).>.s in? just a few examples. The Souln i :i n ow ready in adopt anrt nourish enterprises of this kind if, -.socjal structure is uow rip c (o , U ie (levclopmeut cf Industries whlcli will convert, into finished products the miUiral resources wild which it has been blessed. Colncldlne with Hie tiouth's rap 1H .,iy to support Imlshcd inoducts industries is in'. -n, v ,[ n a discontent of maimfacturer.s !n the ovci-crow<lcd areas of tl, c Mom, and El;5t . Thn uisro.Ucnl. stems from many causes, not the lens- ol which are subversive labor influences, «'oi- K swppagcs high taxes and rttscrhninmory Slate legislation' Tbl s discontent impedes inanufucturn, hi tiicir desire to furnish the nation with l !)(: ,, oof |,'i t coiul"!"' ' 1CCC ' S ' T " B S ° >lUl C(fC '' S " 1! " UlncU ™ The South needs more finished prfdiiets industries. Many finished prodycls industries need the Soulh. JEANNE7TE COVERT NOUN RECORD. ' THE STOHVi TVr Jlnjor Iiaxn't 1«ld WiN rttmilr nlmnl hilt cimnrc- «on Ttlfh Ihr Skrnnnilnnh InvrHl- M«CM< <'»Wipatir. In»<rjid, fcft fnfrnrfli . in nvrpTite Ihrm ^«II1« n 4rlp wrnand th^ ««irl«I ^lifii the itrnflt* nlnrl rttllln^r In. Tlr ilnTdrrnmw r^bonf Knpblr KHtrrilcr. thr ft^Trrl- %^«r( ur hU 5utilh vvltaiti hr him XXI lajor made his first sale of •*" Shenindoah stock on June, fourteenth to a storekeeper nnmcd Sylvester Atkins of Carp Creek, Indiana. A brother-in-law of Mr. Atkins had recently bought some shares in. the Golden Eldorado well, 'which was a gusher; the brother-in-law was now in clo- yer—where Mr. Atkins hoped soon to b|c also. Mr. Atkins purchased two Shenandoah certificates and - told the Major to come around again. And that was the way it went everywhere, or nearly everywhere. A few people were immune to the djsire for hidden riches, hut not many. The Major \vas amazed at his prowess, and really a little touched at the trust his tobacco customers had in him. His.week on the route in June : was-actually a pleasure. He sole Ivfjsh'erterlificates, six Inmdrcc doUarf**:worth. He, was proud, am Mrft Miigrirn \vas jubilant. Mi Milgtirfu said he had earned a -ivlrich.was a block of slocl Q him without charge. Fo teiviccrtificates he sold ii >b was'to have a ccrtlfi yC-.'^tius, Mr. Milgrim said Major iboujd acquire an ex '•id'.:interest in ,the compan „•—,,-£ spared the outlay of casl 4r. t Hilgrim then took the six him [are, for hi was the Shon treasurer ttlgruk thought the Majo w I lo go!*lt fcn th* route agai icon as pcftsible, canvassing thoroughly; mid the Majo not imwillinjt He tLuted Jim venly-cighth, and was out nil that cek, so missing the visit lo lakesvillc of Di.xon Thaycr. * * * ,J1SS AMY was [lusting the parlor when the bell cl.illcicd. 'cist-cloth in hniul, she went to ic front door, whicii was open nd looked at the young mar .ai'iding on the porch. She though! e must be ap agent, selling some- ling, he was so spruce and well- roomed for such a lint, niois lorning. He look off his straw Inv nd bowed. "May 1 ask if you are Mrs. Cain- ron? "Yes," Miss Amy said, sure now lial lie was an agent. He prohal)l> .ad stopped first at Mrs. Kcrr', nd got (he names of the people ii lie neighborhood. "I am Dixon Thaycr, Mrs. Cam iron." "Oh." said Miss Amy. "Perhaps your daughter, Mis lose, may have told you some hirjE about me." "Oh," said Miss Amy. "Oh— :?," He wasn't an agent at al hen, but the young man who liar >een writing Ihose many letters, elegniphing and oven telephoning, ever since Rose came home from iVashinglon. But Miss Amy had never expected lo .see him in the flesh, and she thought It would lie unflattering to say how little Rose had told about him, so she said. 'Won't you come in, Mr. Thaycr?" "Thank you," he said, smiling. His smile was very nice, Miss Amy noticed, as she led him inlo the parlor, and'there seemed to be other nice things—his smooth brown hair, his brown eyes, the way he stood until she herself was seated. Miss Amy said that she supposed Mr. Thaycr wanted to see Rose? "She isn't here; she went downtown to the stores. But she should be back soon.*' "II you have no objections, I'll wait, Mrs. Cameron." ig niaa.vr-- "Noi lodnr, no. I mentioned thnl would come sometime, nnci 1 cized upon the cnrMicst opportu- ily. I admire Miss Rose very mich, Mrs. Cameron; I have hoped ov Ihe honor of meeting her )>ar- nts and family." * * • VriSS AMY was beginning lo like ~ the yonnp man and lo wish hat she had been wearing a better lonscdress this morrting, and thai .he pallor were slraighlcr—the I'oom really was quite a mess, cvorythiiig oul of place and the lusting only half done. "Well," she said, 'Tin happy to meet you. Mr. I'hayer. But Hose's father, Major Cameron, is oul o{ the city at present." 'Oh, loo bad," Mr. Thaycr's nice brown eyes \vcrc disappointed. "I had especially wanted lo lalk with Major Cnmcrnn—lo beg his consent lo luy asking Miss Hose to marry me." "Marry—" Miss Amy waj so surprised she nearly fell oft her chair. "Has Hose said—" "i am nnly hoping, Mrs. Cameron. I fell that before 1 proposed lo Miss Rose, 1 should have your approval and Major Cameron's. 1 ' "I sec." said Miss Amy, now thoroughly mystified. After a moment, she said: "Ho\v—how old arc you?" "I'm Uvcnly-six. I'm a Inu-ycr, .iracticing mostly in the District of Columbia, but living in Stafford County, Virginia." Feeling that, in view of llic Maior's absence, some roulinc i»f in- lerrogation must be incumbent upon Rose's olhci- parent. Miss Amy tried lo Ihink of something— anything—lo say. "Is your father lawyer, too, Mr. Thaycr?' 1 "My father is dead. He died before f was born, and my mother "Did Rose know you v:ere com-' when I was ten." •'Oh!" Miss Amy's heart quickened with pity. He was an orphan. They talked for a long time afler lhat. and then ho said: "You were dusting when 1 arrived. Why don't wo go ori with that? Have you another cloth? I'll help." So Miss Amy got him a dust-cloth and they finished up the parlor and set everything straight. Miss Amy wondered where Hose was. (T\: B« CouiiiMicil) ,'X e !y t! T La ' st "' Ten arit Sorta Left Things in a Mess' WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 1!)47 —-x m >* WM m I Lb& '^#-* <?^K:3i^ <(. "" (m r/* yM-- 1 ' . IN HOLLYWOOD WASHINGTON COLUMN By PKTKK KDSON WASHINGTON. Jan. 1. IN.Efii-- A new "omnibus bill" lo include nil peacetime Army otyani/.iUioii 'niun;, mid policies is a major Icgisliilivr objective which tlic War Department hopes it can attain from I hi: 80th Congress. Action on this measure may to be delayed unfit decision can If* mndc on the fundamental que.itloii of whether or not 'the aimed si-rv-' ices arc lo lie merged. Pending thnt. the Wur Department will have to ask for continuation of the S;!tc- llvc Service System lo (jive it enough men for its assigned tasks nt home and in '/one. 1 ; of occusiiktiun oversells. '•• • ;-~^ Again IfcLs yrar ,Uiij..flrDiy bV's great Vstres$'on the ttetfcf tb'r •unification of Ihe armed" Kerviccsy decision to \x mndc on lliis quc.uiijn is whether the Air Forces are In i?- ninin under the Army ur be :>c'. un a .separate mid equal bivtnrii with Army and Navy in a D»'> nicnt of National Defense. Whirli- ever way Unit goes, Uic ca.s:: for unification will be presented,i ; ns a nc"ded means lo eliminate ci^ipll- cntion In mililnry, planning. * "• Pour muin fields where coinplcts co-afdinalion must be achieved :ire pointed out. First, in imluslrlhl mobilization of rnw inntcrinls, innui^ fncturc mid procurement. Second, ill agreement on missions of tbc nrnifd services in stipport of -American foreign policy. Third, in the urcntion of u central Inlcllirencc Hiithovily. Foiirtli, in the establishment c.f u central research orgnm/niion. RKBi;jl,l)ING .!()» AIIKAII The War Department, will n« before (lie nciv Congrrss n-ilh :i complete bill of particulars on wlnu. i:, wants under this set-up. The l,i;t Concrcss complained bitterly and rightly thai tbe Army didn't hn.-nv what it wanted, H \vn.s uncln- pressure to reduce si/.c. It, luul m, universal military (mining bill .if its own. It, asked lor Mup-gap. U.nisi- tlonal mcasnrc.s. .Since I hen. special studirs initialed by Secretary n[ War Pii'IT- SOU. Orncnil Klsonliowcr an:i Uic General Stall have wurkrcl "lit c nm- plclc details for a military Mr.:;<r:;- znlton plan callable of Indus:.MI In an omnibus bill. ' Organization ot tbc Heyulnr Army. Nalionnl Guard, oiKuni/.rd ir- scrvc mid (special service units w<i i'd be covered. Nc-w personnel m>liri,<s relating to recruiting, pny. p::,|.. u) - tion, and retirement bcnclits \v:vi : 'l be -spelled out. llrcnmmcndalions r.f the Doolilllc report for impnivin» relations Ictwccn ofliccr.s ii'ivl rr- lislcd men. and of Hip Huberts report for revising mililary justice. would be considered for itic'.n.ii>n.' I What tho Army faces is \\ r ?ct | I for coinplelcly rrbuildini; ii;, .>: .i;ii- ftition from Ibc ground up. t,i meet new peacetime conditions. Mr;,; t.f the basic a.shumptums of .1 y ,r :II:D are no IOIIRPI- sonsidrrcd val.,1. A year ago it looked as i( iln- >.•.!_•(.tune Armv could crt bv with a im-rc of 1,010,000. Today !n-i; • ts tot at 1.750,000. The volunteer cnlislmnu pv rvm adopted Hi Ibr end of ihe wn- b, V ; not kept the Army at vo nir.vd stirnctll ritiu-r at home (.!• :,l K .nd Thirty-.scvrn thousand rcmtii, arc nccdcd for rc|)l;icrmciit cai-h nvunii and only liH.OOO arc twine ••:•.::; si up Improvement of volunlary , -. - n -t'. iiiR seems unlikely \mlrss ;i,-,,. j,, a depression—which no < m . - V n\is <'OMri'l,SORY TK.UX- INC. ry.sui-:i) v Within five or six vcai million men \vho received ltainln« in tbo last war •.. , lost tlicli 1 usolulncss as niiln i- v -0- scrvcs. That is why a .shut ,,n i n'c'v Universal Military Tainiiv.: f \ w is being urged now. to build up ., reserve of mnnpmver that will i iiu> the place of the es-GIs. Ti,.- \'- vv is snpporliiiB the Army on n,',, „','.(/., and tho Navy would nivsiim- al>ly take its i|iiot:i tuna eac i, f u i, ,> The War Department will ,',-ke no recommendations :>I ils :>wn on what this U. M. T. service should Ijn until Ihe President's new nlne-mnn Commission cm Military TralniiiB has.had lime to study 'ihe -suhject and make Us repnrl. hi general, however. Ihis piM^ram is now unidy/ed as a need in isivi; n year's trahnni; to Hie estiniat.'d laii.OOl) physically lit men who reach service ace each year. Cost jf iin.> pj'OBram is estimated at $300 millio a year, or just alxnlt what was spent in a day and a half'of the war. The .saving in time in case Uic country had to mobilize an Army of ;ive million men or more Is put at a full year. One automobile tire maker tests his product by having a car equipped ivilh his tires driven over railroad tics 2d inches apurl at 35 milr.s per hour. Head Courier News Want Ads. THIS CURIOUS WOULD OF ANCIENT" INDIA/t A LAR6E VESSEL WAS FILLED WITH WATER , AND A SMALLER VESSEL, WITH A HOLE IN THE BOTTQU, WASSEroNTHE SURFACE./ WHEN THE VESSEL SANK, A TIME-Bor LIFTED I? OUT, E.A^PHED IT, IT LOUDLY ASA TIME SkSNAL, AND SE ON THE WATER. AfrAIN. THUS, THE PASSING HOURS RECORDED. T. M. PtC. U. S. PAT. OFF. A FISH of THE: EAsrATiAHnc CLM\BS mes. ' %v WHEM YOU DIP INTO SOMETHING. YOU DIP OUT OF IF." Sfys A\RS. LAURA PERRY, &trsosfri/,-/fe, A/civ ~ra,-.£_ . NEXT: Why we put allli-frccze in our radiators. SIDE GLANCES by Galbraith n .1; y iavi- I1Y tKSKlNE JOHNSON NKA ,Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD _ (NBA)—"Adam mid Eve" with only Iwo people In "he cast Is still Leo MeCarey's No. 1. project in 1947. But he may do another film first because of the casting problem. • "I don't know whether to hire a couple of big stars or find a pull- of unknowns" he told us. "Eve Is a cinch—all women are Eve—but Adam was a jerk." Ingrid Bcrginiin is still his 7.1- 'fitc Eve. Alice Fuyc may he "Carmen I'rom Kt-lioslia." Producers Boris Morros and Bill I.eBaron just s«'ilt lier Hie .scrJHl, . . . nfla Hiiynurtli's t>l.«"s for her "Carmen" arc lo film the picture in Mcvicn with two casts—one Kng- ib and one Spanish. Rlla, Spani.-li herself, will star in both vrrtjions. . . . William Desmond, former silent .star, is back in joH'n playing bils. Orson Welles him working in "TJic L'Atiy Crson Welles is a fellow you ;now who likes to be complete bass 5f everything he docs, lie's all incctncss and light, when things ho desires; sour a .s a quince when things K o the other way. He was sour Ihe other dawn, wlule shouting night scenes outside a );i B LOS Angeles garage One member of the crew asked another: "Whnts wrong with tin boss? He seems sore'all of a siul- :!eii," Ti> which the second crewman • "The sun's coming up — aiKl it didn't ask his permission." AN '-OSCAR- AT LAST? Olivln de Havilland's chances of wmuing an "Oscar," come Academy Award time, for her performance in "To EacYi r.:.s own,- :ook pret- ty good, ' • We'lblnk'she deserves"'one 'for "The Dark Mirror" too, but Olivia to!d'us: : '..••• •'• • . '"To Each His. Own,' was my favorite. I enjoye'cl It more. It gave me niorc to' do." ; ; But the lady herself isn't so sure about winning aiiytbingr "If J run true to form." she said. "I may be lucky enough to be nominated, but I won't W ln. I've been nominated twice before (for Melinite in "Gone with the Wind' and for 'Hold Back the Dawn'j and lost b.oth limes." (It's fashionable, you know, lo be modest about lliese '"Oscars.") fa Olii'in and her liusbancl, novel- 1st and film writer Marcus Good- ricb, arc living In a swank Hollywood apartment. Olivia said .there was no i\ \i feud between herself and sister Joan Fontaine. "We get along as well as most sisters.'- Then she added: "Well, anyway,- wc 'don't have HS many rights as the Bennett sisters." I>K;K DRAWS DRAMA "Assigned to Treasury," (he story of the Treasury Department's efforts to break up a worldwide narcotic ring is rjtck Powell's strongest dramatic role to date. He forc- BOCS both Ihe fist-slinging of his private-eye rolc.s and his singing. ibis ni.iv have been i>ne ,,f I lie reasons for the K« cc Milncr- Ann Miller breakup. llcfore their separation he bought her a 53000 necklace to celebrate licr planned relirement from Ibc screen. But before giving; il to her he read that Columbia ha,i renewed her coiiiracl. Ne.vt clay the necklace went liack tu Hie jeweler's. Read Courier News Want Ads. Scientist HORIZONTAL 3 Nostril : 1,7 Pictured 4 Particle : scientist 13 Speaker nster i" Spice i 20 Be full 5 Behold! 6 Let fal! 1 Comply .23 Providing 10 Cat's cry' • ..11 Legal torn , gE lilch, 2 s pun , 7Gram (ab , i 8A nent " 34 Replete 36 Exhausted 33 Exists 40 Butterfly 41 Whirl ./'-->. 30 Knock 43 Cozy place ' .il Mineral rocl; 44 Itopc :i4 Sibling 45 Forenoon 35 Rench Tor (ab.) 37 He has made <1G Enrth goddess '; important 47 Strays ' discoveries 48 Preposition i ', about 49 Raise : ' 38 Symbols 54 Eye (Scot ) ' '' 42.Persia 56 From (prefix') '. kingdom : 50 Weary .31 Hebrevy - ; measure V 52 Relative (var.) : 53 Rubber i 55 Keep ! 57 Hired S8,Spurns ...•VERTICAL :; 1 Girl's nickname 2 Iceland mountain Qujjoarding House with MQJ. Hoopl EGAD, 3ASOM.VOU BEHOLD IA tAIXM \MHo is EMPHATIC- !AV.LV V)M\NEt-l_ .' A CORSE M6W VEAFl'S , \\IHWT K(MD DP , HOOPLE APPEWa. Y-VSKe 1 LJMDER COMDlTtONJS IS CAR/\T .. SAV eOA\6TKiKi' ABOUT MOT " FO - you TO Be UP AM' ABOUT 66FO' SHE OP6KS UP KM 1 OEA.TE.' Out Our Way By J. R. Williams 'TiiC v.'f.y to enjoy SiWiittt', is just to ignore the cold ths» I 1SF.MSW4 I iln!" IS 7>IF. C FLUMBIMO COMPAMV YOU CAV.LEP -T>il& S1ORM1NG ABOUT A . LEA«. HEROES ARE M,\DE-NOT BORM

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