The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1952 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 13, 1952
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN RLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Red Cross Taken on Faith By Average Man, Bui It Is Born in Hearts of Men NEW YORK 1AP) — The Red Cross is something the average man takes on faith, just as he does mother love or the wings of an airplane iit which he flies. Unless he Is involved In a yen- era! calamity, he may never set 1 at first hand what the organization does. But he thrusts the goals to which it Is pledged. This year the Red Cross In America is trying to raise al U-;i.sT 85 million dollars to cnrrv out it? widening program, '.vhirh last yi'ar Included the raising of a million pints of blood. Just what is the Red Cross? One of the most beautiful rtHi- nitions was penned Sons apo by the late James A. Mills, famous Associated Press foreign correspondent. Jim Mills, who died 10 years ago this month, vnvert five continents In quest of nows and was once told by Mahatma Gandhi. "When I enter heaven I expect tr> find you wailing to interview rue at the gates." As a young man Mills served with Eire Red cross in cpveji European countries durinq and nUcr the first world war. What he fiuv. then and later, of the organization's International work for the good of mankind led him to write the following tribute to It: "I am the Red Cross" "I am the Red Cross. I was born of the hearts of men. I am sustained by forty million souls. My mission is of mercy, kindness and charity. My bounds are the limits of the earth. I am my brother's keeper, r know neither color, race nor religion. My creed is the creed of service, My voice is the voice of the American people. My goal Is the goal of a higher humanity. .My precept Is the precept, of God. My reward is the gratitude of the widow and orphan, of the strong and the sick, of the happy and the bereaved. "I 60 forth Into the darkness of the night; Into (he uncertainties of the day. I penetrate the fields of battle. I defy the peril of shell and buHet. I iighten the horrors of the combat. I encourage and Inspire the eoldier. I give him a thousand com- loits. I minister to he has left at home. I claim the wounded from the battlefield: I bind their wounds nnri ease (heir sufferings. I mart the graves of the dead. 'I eradicate epidemics. I am the foe of pKiyue and pestilence. 1 will- Rate the horrors of flrvurls anrl firc.i and wrecks. I am the arch-ennu:>' n( calamities. I triumph over poverty, want and wop, j home the hi-mp]n.'5. j feed ihe hiumry. I ciriihr- the naked I protect ihe widow ;ind tlie orphan. "I am Ihp frienri and helper of nil nit ions. My hand and heart on- (•"rnv'iiss (he tzinbe. My l*vinnane,s I semi to Ihe uttermost parts of IMP- earth -actns> the thrnaloneci <:ic:iM, throiiKh '.var-suTpt U'rrito- r!f:;, over infested lands I am the M'mine! of the health of Ihe human race. Mv sympathy and siirror rtre iionnfllo.w. A dn/en nations return me homace; a do/en potentates p:iy me tribiilo. The people of tile c.-HlJ} offer me thr-ir prayers. "My emblem Is tin 1 cross-symbol of supreme charity and of the sav- iour of men. before me. the enemy stay; his hand nml bows In reverence to my mercy. Behind me marcii trn million snliliers. with hearts for any falo 1 challenge and triumph over final h. My srienuh and smmalc.s are for the living; my prayers ami companion for the dead. "! am the saviou: of life, the as- suager o[ death. I nm my brother's keeper. I am the lied Cross," THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1952 Radio Station Goes to Nigh School Students RUSSBLLV1LI.E. Ark, (AP> — Radio .station KXRJ yesterday was turned over to students of nussell- vllle Hlsh School—lock, stock and barrel. Members of the Journalism class took over Ihe duties of announcing, handling script, commercials introductory ianfarc — everything but engineering and bookkeeping. High school day at KXn.J was started three years aeo as an idea of a high school Journalism student. Station employees like it because they gel the day off and it has been well received by the public also advertisers. liRMXMNT 101, I VM I\vn m ;, j , „, , :, c U II c 0< llc " •"< ' 1' i U H » .1 >li tl, n , of h» tint her -',.,,„ ci t v ave B, ntl, 1 pn up < t! „ In. (cr bc.uu,;, .a.-ve. (\p Mr J ,i F r- t, 01 nm tr ' Wirtpboln) Helicopter Pilot Wraps Cable Around Marino Too Cold to Help Self TOKYO f/P,-Thp cli.wnrd U. R. Mnruie pilot, bobbinq in Ihe dull Yclinw Sen, vrns ."> rolfl his hnnri-i ronlcin't jiin.sp t;ir- iinist liable tlaiiRlint' from a liovcrlnjj Air Force helicopter. So ihe pilot. Ma). Frni'ison E. Hollrr of Sprint; City. Pi.., mnrte his flyinc niarliine flaurp in (lit- »lr, lulsliiiK and turnuic until tile cnbie wrapucd HinuiKi tile Briton Soys American Tanks Are For Hollywood, Not Fighting LONDON <AP)-A British Army officer says American tanks in action In Korea are "made for Hollywood, not for fiehtln?." t.t. Col. Sir William Uuy I»w- of Marbiehcad, Mass. Tuxhury hung on with his arms anri was hoisted to safety. juloi. Capt. CUi-ancr W. Tuxbury (her. commnndcr of the 8th Royal Hussars Armored Ilrgimcnt, declared oni! British Centurion tank Is worth two American Patterns. He toirt .7.000 workers at the Centurion plants In Leeds yesterday: "In Korea we did not want the Pulton, but the Americans wanted the Centurions. Thev- u-ctl to say: 'What wouldn't we do »ith a tank like '.hat?' "In one battle 62 Allied tanks— half British and the rest American —were damaged by Chinese mines. All (he British tanks got away under their own' power. Every American machine hat! (o IK tower] back, "The whole world Is awakening to the [act that Britain can produce the best tanks." Another Hussars officer, one of H Korea veterans who toured the plant with Sir William, told reporters afterward: "It's time people at home realized the truth. American tanks in Ko- rea are no good. They are outclassed by ours In every way, "Ours climb better, move quicker and can got hi and out of a tough spot before the Americans are hair slat ted." An embarrassed official of the ministry of Supply, which arranged the visit to the Leeds plant, said, 'The visit was arranged so that someone Irom Korea could say thank you personalty to those who made tanks. We did not know Sir William would speak out so strongly against our ally." A War OKice spokesman com. mented today Lowthcr was "speak- liw! for home consumption, after all." "I suppose." added (he official, "that he wanted to buck the workers up a bit." Total fiirm output In 1!)M has been tsimatorf a I. 43 per cent abom the 1035-3!) average and nearly -1 per cent above 1051). •:«>«««»» •«•"«••%% v^vVuV", ,••«••," • ••••••••••••••••••••_•••••••••• • •••••••••••a . ,".", • r* r* ••m\*m*m v mmm a m\Vm\*m 9 m B mVm\Vm\\Vm m m\Vm m m a m a m mmm m m DERS SUPPLY World's first discovery of a nc« mineral from cut gem stones ha» been reported In London. Jt Is pal« mauve, containing magnesium, beryllium, and aluminum, is quit* hard, and is believed to have come from Ceylon. 513 EAST MAIN IN BLYTHEViLLE invites you to attend thei SATURDAY March 15th ji FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. PURINA CHOWS Earl James, manager, soys: "Come on in ... get acquainted . . . and see our new store. We're happy to bring you the famous Checkerboard products and services.' We have the complete line of Purina products, and we're ready to serve you PURINA CHOWS—-More people feed from tho Checkerboard Bog than any orher brand of poultry and livestock feed. PURINA FARM SUPPLIES—Scientifically designed, research-tested feeders, waterers and other supplies. PURINA SANITATION PRODUCTS—You'll find a complete line of disinfectants, insecticides and wormers to help improve your feeding results. DELIVERY SERVICE—Just call us for your feed ond farm supply needs. CHECK THESE SERVICES—Boby Clii-.ks, P-ul- try and Dairy Equipment, Fertilizers, Seeds, Garden Supplies and Feeding Advice. .4.- Feeders »upply Co. Tour Purina Dealer" 513 EAST MAIN PHONE 3441 The first 200 Adults to enter our store Saturday, March 15th, will receive 15 CHICKS EAR1Y TIMES DlSTIl.f.ERY COMPAN/ Lou'nville I Kentucky 8S NOOF • • • • •

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