The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1941 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 5, 1941
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVR.LE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS * HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis Council For Democracy Sees Over Building As Definite Menace WASHINGTON* (UP) - Cities seeking defense contracts have been warned by ihe Council Tor Democracy not to expand production facilities indiscriminately if they want to escape the fate 01' World War "ghost towns." The advice Ls contained in a memorandum drawn up Tor the council by representatives of communities, the National Defense Commission, and educational organizations, and designed to give communities prac-tica! guidance in meeting defense problems The memorandum recommends formation of councils representing all local groups to direct community energy into constructive channels instead of into plans "to hunt .submarines, to shoot parachutists and to evacuate cats In case of bombing." "The community that lias become a 'bulge town 1't. wani to find itself a 'ghost town' when the emergency is over," ihe council warns, urging- moderation and community guidance in expansion of facilities. Service by Pooling "Small concerns with perhaps a dozen machine tools and 25 skilled workmen cannot get much of a hearing from large contractors, because their facilities are too limited. But if a few small concerns in a community pool their resources then a primary contractor may be glad to take notice of. say, 100 available machines and 150 workmen." The council cited the following advantages for the cooperative, farming-out system: 1—Existing facilities are fully utilized and no time Is lost in constructing new plants and equipment. 2—Local labor Ls employed and eases the problem of what to do with the workers when the emergency is over. 3—There is no shortage created in housing, school facilities or relief funds by an influx of new labor. 4—In event of bombing attacks, scattered small industrial plants assure continued production. Efforts to bring new industries into the community, the council declares, "ought to be In accord with a wise and thorough policy conducive to all-around industrial growth and stability and to all- around community, welfare in the "future." It- warns strongly against holding out to industry the lure of cheap labor, tax concessions, bou- ses or free land. Labor Safeguards Urged Estimating that from four to six million more new jobs will open •up in the next year, the council advises communities to: . .1—Survey local labor supply and demand. 2—Urge workers to check with employment offices before moving to avoid wasteful migration of labor. 3—Institute a long-term training program, "imperative now in the light of the whole defense effort and also of future peacetime needs. 4—Avoid labor-bait in*-,, arid sirik:- -HEADACHE When your head aches and nerves are jittery, get relief qxiicklv olea- ! antty. with Capucllnc. Acts Vast be cause If s liquid. Follow cilrccMona label. All druggists. lOc, 30c! GoS! • " Mil "MfT-T —-—•!!•• • i _ -- COH. IMl *Y MIX iUVICt. INC T. M. KlO. U. >. FAT. Off. iKI BlinilLl • III GET! FUNNY BUSINESS WEDNESDAY, MARCH. 5. **Givo me the -works I" breaking which, "instead of safeguarding production produce a depressed morale on the pan of those who bear the major burden of defense in ihe form of rising prices and who are generally the first to be asked to make sacrifices in the name of the crisis-" The council recommends that communities provide opportunities for aliens and persons with Germanic or Italian names to identify them.sdve.s as "loyal Americans." even if they are not citizens. It holds that "indiscriminate discrimination" creates the fifth columnist and declares, "we must survive equally to make it seem to every man, woman and child that America is democracy and that both are worth defending and building." Funeral Of Henry Wilks Held Tuesday Afternoon CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Mar. 5.—Funeral services for Henry Ward , Wilks. 65. were held liere yesterday | afternoon nt one o'clock, and fol-! lowing services here, the remains were taken to Sikeston for burial. Services were conducted by the I Rev. D. K. Foster at \\\c First Bsptisi Church. Mr. Wilks died at the "family home here Sunday morning at 9:30. dropping dead of heart failure. Born in Carmhersviile July 29. 1875. Mr. Wilks was the son of Henry and Montie Spencer Wilks. prominent in the early history of Caruthersville. The old \Vilks home, and the birthplace of Mr. Wilks, was the present silt- of the Famous Store in the downtown business section. Mr-. Wilks was married Feb. 23, 1900, to Miss Martha Jane Pay ton of New Mattricl. and (hey became the. parents of four children, three of whom survive. One child died when young and was buried at Sikeston. where the family lived for some time. Surviving are his wife. Mrs. Martha Jane Payton Wilks; two .sons. Cecil WJlk.* of Detroit. Midi., and Henry Wilks of this city; and cm- daughter, Mrs. Poarl " Wilks Mackcy of Memphis. Twenty Six In County Are Army Volunteers Twenty-six Mississippi County men who have volunteered for a year's military training will join Selective Service draftees March 15, local Draft Board 'B' officials said today. The men, all white volunteers, are: Tommis LJbern M.osbe.v. Frank William Graham, Raymond Lee Roberts. Lynclell Leo Moore. Bailey Willard Benn. all of Manila; Hugh Gerald Parish. Richard D. Parish, Ivan Franklin Bevill. William Fair Bowie, all of Blytheville. Connie Albert, Stovall. Albert Madison Lawrence, both of West Ridge; James David Ketchum, Roscland; Marvin William Kemp, Etowah; Don Willard Banners, John Will Bomar. Lno Ervin McCord, MauriL-c Cecil Crale, VlrRle Vernon Harkey and Cleadis Franklin Morrison, all of Leachville. | Robert Wilson Helms. William Dock Griggs. Wesley Walter Jones , and Milburn Gotham, all of Lux; ora. and William H. Smith and i Robert Dee Hardin, both of Dell. \ The men will report, here March I 15 at 7 a.m. to Draft Board officials i at tho City Hall, then will be sent 1 to Camp Robinson at Little Rock. f'inms'h Veteran Direr Ls Training Of Special Unit At Camp McCoy CAMP McCOY, SPARTA, \V: : :. < UP)--The "enemy army" is piv-,- \'i\'»\ forward relentlessly de.sju* cold weather and heavy snow:;. Then u balt'ling thiny happen-. Suddenly .supply and communications lines of the attacker an 1 i-ut. Puoil ami ammunition dumps uvuiy milr.s behind tin; front arc destroyed. ijmfUJ <k'L.-K:hm<MH.s of tro-jj>.-; are amiihlhueu. The attack fall' r:-. perhaps w thrown into utter confusion. An opportunity for a counter-off emive may develop. The author of tin's demoralizing havoc is the ski patrol, made famous by the Finns in the war. And having observed the i-i- ftr live ness o/ the Finnish patrol.-:, the United Staioy this winter ha-: been developing .ski troops. In the rolling, wooded terrain ' .surrounding this army post, 1.0'JQ \ rugyed youir^ im-n, many of whom never sklk-d until i: few week-s a:-. j .o. i are being trained in the rudiments i of warfare on snow. Directing this training Is Eric Lindgren, who fought with the Finnish ski troops \ in 11 le first war of 19 IT-'18. The army persuaded Lindgren to leave hi.s job at a Chicago art school to teach the Camp McCoy ski battalion. Small i'atroLs Formed The member of a ski patrol, Linclgren says, must be not only a skiier. bin an expert woodsman and a rc.sourL-c.ful fighter. For the patrols are .small—40 or 50 men —and often are called upon to penetrate enemy lines to a depth of 150 or 200 miles. Sometimes a man must travel and fi^ht alone. The patrols make camp on sudi forays in caves, behind rocks or even in holes dug in the snow. They .sleep around a fire, imd a guard wakes eiu-h man ai half-hour intervals to make sure (hat no one freezes to deaih. When the patrol reaches the neighborhood of an enemy supply line, a small reconnaisance unit moves forward to locate food and ammunition dumps and field kitchens. Then the raiders swoop down to destroy the objective. Automatic rifles and .sub-machine guns are used against defenders. Fiji hi to Deaih If enemy ski patrols meet, Lincl- gren say.s. there results u battle to the death. Prisoners are not taken. Wilson Society—Personal .Rend Courier News want acts. to fool the enemy I" lor i hoy would hamper the patrol's movements and there seldom Ls enough food for them. After the auack, there remains the problem of finding the way back to the patrol's own lines, which may have changed considerably. This often calls for the most ex- IJITL woodsimmship and crafty judgment. At Camp McCoy, the advanced patrol—the more experienced men —already have begun overnight hikes to train them for the work described. Col- G. P. Baldwin, in charge of the battalion, hopes thai expeditions may be made into far norrhern counties of the state. Various types of equipment- and condensed food are being tested here. Eventually, according to the c?JMp authorities, these tests may be extended to all of the snow districts of the United States, to determine adaptability of the new miner in Is tested to varying eondi- :ions. six answer to "Mary". AS a mai- ier of fact, after Mrs. Meek has called four names, 25 of her pupils have answered. It's no wonder that this teacher thinks .she's hearing things when she calls ihe roll. Nor is it any wonder she's seeing double, because there are three sets of twins in her room. Pccahontas Teacher Has Hard Time Cabling Roll POCAHONTAS. Ark. (UP)—Mrs. Bertha Mock, first grade teacher here, is open for suggestions on how to call the roll in her class cf 63 pupils. She hardly knows what to do when she calls "Junior", and six young voices answer. "Present". But she becomes more and more confused "as the roll call progresses. Six more pupils answer to "Bobby"; seven answer to "Billy": and At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Mrs. Emily Brown Mahan. Manila, admitted. Mrs. Jess Russell. Holland, admitted. Mrs. Flora Arnold, city, admitted. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Skarpolessos. cily. a .son. weight seven pounds. Jerry Lime Booker. Holland, admitted. , Mrs. Willis Allen. Stccle. dismissed. BlyUievllle Hospital Lenore Brooks, city, admitted. Betty Jean Westbrook. city, admitted. Mrs. Owen Best. Kennett, dismissed. . Louis M. Newby. Little Rock, dismissed. Memphis Kuptist Hospital J. H. Maxwell. Armorel. admitted. Mrs. J. W. Sanders, Luxora. admitted, Society Meets. The Woman's Sodny of Christian Service met Monday afternoon for a social meeting AI ihr- honio of Mrs. J. A. Apple its hostess, with Mrs. John Wood and Miss Grace Wilson, Mrs. W. S. Turner, lender, opened i he- program by reading the scripture- followed by prayer. The -ubject was "Sharing, For the Health of the World" with Mrs. Rex E. Wilke.s. Mrs. N. E, Houston and Mrs. C. L. Bird taking part. A salad plate was served to 27 member;?. The Rev. Rex B. Wilkes wa.s the only guest, and dismissed the mf-r-tinx with prayer. * * »' Kf-tfin VlYek of Prayer. Observance of a week of prayer by the Woman's Missionary Union "•f the First Baptist Church was 'jegun Monday afternoon, with Mrs. Herbert Pipkin as leader of the •irou-ram on Monday. Similar program commemorating "Lottie Moon" outstanding missionary to China, will be given each after- neon at the church at two o'clock. * * » To Entertain Club at Dance. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Regenold intl Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wilson •viil entertain members of the Co- •illion Club with a dance Thursday night at the clubhouse. The dance which is a monthly affair, is to begin at 8:30 o'clock. Miss Josephine Cease of St. Louis is ihe this week or Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ludwitj. and her aunt. Mrs. F. R. Ludwig. Fourteen columns in Kelly's posioffice London directory are required to take care of all private residents named Smith. WEDNESDAY. THURSD/V . ONDA-LAMOUR-D«L rat-amount News & Comedy tiiie* Boxoffii* open 1:45 to 3:3 ^[fej'^i L Boxcffice ojK'u G:30 to 9;2 LISTEN TO KU)\ .-».;».. )^:45 t:m., 4:30 n.m. Phone Ritz 224 Phone Jio.vv XY LAST TIMES TODAY , BARGAIN NIGHTS lOc & 2Gc BOOTH TARKINGTON'S BEST/ii^BADBOY! JOHN lira u -&* niEDA INfSCOET ' BIU.YDMS-SOX.OttlSnA.SEUB tXr«a*i t, D. WaS LEDEEMA.N A WAtMK l*OV~Au ? Bronchitis Creomulslon relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you j a bottle of Creomulsion with the un- I derstanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis Also Comedy Boroflice onen 6:30 to 9::U> THURS. & FRI. P1TTSPIELD, Mass. (UP)—Winston Hart. 27. teacher at Berkshire Business College, had his first train ride when he traveled to Fort Devens with 17 other draftees. ABOUT FiSli Belnu cold-blooded animals, fish | usually have body temperatures the same a.s that ot the surruund- 'ny water uf tht.-ir habtu-.t. When home tasks tire you...pause and MEAD'S .4 Step to Distinction of color tones ... the season's authentic note in shoes THE CARDS ARE STACKED cKjainst you when you pay a MCKED PRICE for your new car • See us first—for a good "deal" and for prices without a "pack." 4-Door Sedan Delivered in Blytheville SI 081 Langston-Wroten Co, Broadway & Walnut — Phone 1004 Two ?oa (hers Ifltacls* ' into handsome ?• hoes thai otter you distiiu'tion and healthful corru'orl . . . The ;;npu!ar thtoj; Cor Spring, expressed here in shoes patterned after custom-made originals.. . • stop in at our store, ^lep into a pair. As Usual the Best Is Always at MEAD'S 322- •MAIN- 322 Also Selected Shorts BIG. LUXURIOUS Coca-Cola makes you feel refreshed, its delicious taste is exhilarating and always leaves an after-sense of complete refresh- ment. So when you pause throughout the day, make it the pause that refreshes with ice-cold Coca-Cola. HOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY Phone 366 COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Blythevi.le, Ark. You can now buy a big 105 4v Horsepower, Rocket Body DeSoto with all the newest features for only a little more <$if than lowest-priced "cars DeLuxe Coupe delivered st Detroit. Mich, AH Vcdcml taxes included. Transportation, state, local tuxes are extra. PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. And with Fluid Drive and SimpJ/mafic Transmission added at moderate extra cost, Pg SOTO IS THE iOWEST-PfiJCED CAR in which the driver controls shifting for all normal driving without having to touch the dutch or gearshift /ever. Try it today'. & S1MPLIMATIC TRANSMISSION MOTOR SALES CO., Inc. 217 W. Walnut Phone 13 MAJOR BOWES SAYS, "BUY NOW.. .at DeSoto dealers' QualityUsed Car Clearance Sale." See us today for exceptional used car values.

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