The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1941 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 13, 1941
Page 9
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, .1941 Cutter On Watch ELYTOEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mind Your Manners Coast Guard Put In Fighting Trim To Guard America's Back Door fty THOMAS M. JOHNSON NEA • Service Son-os|M>nd«rit WASHINGTON, Feb. 12.-Away up on the icicled roof of the world men in blue are. standing a watch whose story i.s kept dark as the Amic iiight shrouding Greenland llio world's largest island. Thiyy- p<?e r iii the crouching hulk of this groat island from tho <UscRs of .steel-gray vessels flying i Hi stars and the upright stripes of ^'\ ^P'™ 1 ' Gll:u 'd—America's "Little Thfi Coast Guard cutters that' now .stand off this militarily strategic, though icfi-bound, coast are noi, just glorified police boats, but almost light cruisers. 327 feet long, manned with five-inch guns ami ami-aircraft guns, with depth- charge Y-guns and under water -sound detectors for anti-submarine use, and with high-intensity searchlights. 01 IttVfANS WAVE LOOKED IT OVEit Regarded by military experts here as a nearly wide-open door to North America—a possible take-off point for air raids on New England—Greenland lias become almost the prime responsibility of the Coast Guard these days. The Nazis are known to'have investigated Greenland's military potentialities, too, through the- operations of a traveling- German scientist and a fake movie .company Germans .even tried, not long- ago' to. seize a Greenland station whence' to predict air-raid weather ove Britain. The President considers Greenland an island of the Americai continent, but laughs at Nazi talk of his "annexation plans." Yet the Danes are a trifle sensitive. So the Coast Guard does its work under ,«, usage by answering lh c i«> be Prilled "Miss" durhic work- ins hours Is it correct for her to that title? What would you do if— Vou would like to know whether •'in urqmiintanco is divorced, sep- aniind ffoin her husband, or if hor husb;md is clotid— ( :^ Ask her? <b» Wnit for hrr to tell you? *" 5. Yes. Best "Wliul would You Do" .so- union — h« s more. tlm ' n ° f ' so!1 wUHIn ' ll « 2. Yi's. 3. If it is the cu.siom of thi 4. No. That is in very poor taste. Wti MA KK C STORM SliiVV'UR — ALL Oaceola Culvert Co. 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However, it's safe to say this is no mere iceberg patrol WHY GUARD IS CALLED "LITTLE NAVY" The Coast Guard, even to the lightship force, is being- increasingly-militarized. It, operates 34 cruising cutters, plus 475-odd " sfmailer :-xfiUlteis -anti"picket !Johts^aIt.:-arnr-- ed and ready, if war ••comes,- to serve as an auxiliary fleet, to patrol, to convoy merchant ships and to fight submarines. The Guardsmen are trained fighting men; the total manpower soon will be 22,000. There is. too, a fleet of nearly 75 Coast Guard planes. The Coast Guard already is playing an unique part in national defense. Along our'coasts''it watches all foreign ships, has- partly taken" over t-hf Navy's neutrality patrol- has sealed over 5000 ship's radios- inspected armament of GOO. In New York harbor alone it uses nearly twenty boats.'It is training gun- crews to protect merchant ship's— if ever it has to be done. It is recruiting from the owners of the country's 500.000 motor boats a Reserve force from which volunteers Pull the TriggeTon Lazy Bowels, and * Comfort Stomach, too When constipation brings on acid indigestion, stomach upset, bloating, dizzv spells, gas, coated tongue, sour taste and ttatl breath, your stomach is probably crying the blues" because vour bowel* don t move. It calls for Laxative-Scnna to pull the trigger on those lazy bowels combined with Syrup Pepsin to sate your touchy stomach from further distress. I-or years, many Doctors have used pepsm compounds as vehicles, or car-' ncrs to make other medicines agreeable' to your stomach. So be sure your Jaxn- live contains Syrup Pepsin. Insist "on Dr. Caldwclls Laxative Senna combined with Syrup Pepsin. See how wonderfully the Laxative Senna wakes up lazy nerves and muscles m your intestines to brine welcome relief from constipation. And the good old Syrup Pepsin makes this laxative so comfortable and easy on your stomach. 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