The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1941 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1941
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVTLLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL F. NORRIS. Editor . J. THOMAS PHILLIPS. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witnier Co., New York. Chicago, De- trosL, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville. Arkansas, under act of Congress. October 9, 1917. Served bv the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in (he City of Blytheville, 15c per srepk. or 65c per month. Bv mpi'I within a radius of 50 miles. S3.00 per year. SI.50 for siv months. 75c for three months: bv' mail in costal zones two to six inclusive. S6.50 per year: L '.ones sevrn and eight. S10.00 per v**ar. payable in adx r ance, The Bascbnll Drive Blytheville sport fans have an opportunity to obtain a franchise in the Northeast Arkansas Baseball League this season through the offer of a working agreement with the St. Louis Cardinals. Apparently the offer is about as generous as it is possible to obtain at this time in Class D baseball and H r •Blytheville fans really want organized baseball here again, they should not be indifferent to this opportunity. To obtain this franchise it is necessary for local people to raise $3500 for insuring a portion of the season's operating expenses and for posting the SIOO'O deposit required of all minor league clubs. This does not necessarily mean that the money will be used. If the venture is a financial success, this money or a portion of it will be returned-at the end of the season. The sponsoring team will pay $2500 in . .cash and provide the players. With this amount and a "popular ' price" gate fee, a good ball club should attract enough fans during- the season to pay its way. It would bnng the national pastime back to Blyfcheville and would aitract many, 6ui-of-town visitors during the course of the season. Committees now working to raise ; the $3500 hare already obtained a suo- ; stantial portion of this amount. More -: will be raised next week. Now is the - th,,e for fans to give evidence of their interest in baseball. It If'on't Happen Here The iict that definite hemisphere defensp neasures are being taken jomuy with Mexico is the best news ±or a long time. With the free grant, '- a f c ° rd «* to treaty, by Panama of the right to additional canal defense bases . m that country, it offers excellent evidence that the Americas are awake at las.t For two years, one country tiUer another in Europe has been' num-cd down simply bec it would not join with others for defense. If .Norway Sweden and Finland had stood firmlv together-? H Czechoslovakia. Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia. Kumania gam and Greece could have for But no Poland refuse,! co help tocnoslovata; picked pieces f rom hl ' r T" 1 "inns nicide their ranee and England were ready to support Czechoslovakia cared when Albania was* Vi- a »d Hojland insisted OUT OUR W A } on standing alone. Nowhere was there any of the coherence which small nations must have if they are to defend themselves in these blitz-days. One after another they went down; countries which, if united, mitfht have made a stand, and might be frec today. This is not going to happen in America. Already Canada and the United States have joined in defense plans which redouble each country's defensive strength. Now Mexico indicates that it will also join in such plans. It is unlikely that there will be formal treaties. There is none in thc case of Canada. But every mother's son and daughter in the United States knows that an attack on continental Canada is an attack on the United States, and that it will be resisted in precisely the same way. That is a more powerful force than any treaty. So it will be with Mexico. It is true that defense arrangements with Mexico may be harder to make than with Canada. Thc history of these relations in the past i s not so happy. There is a greater distrust to be overcome. Nevertheless it can be overcome, and it is being overcome. The United States has given a clear demonstration in the past 10 years that it has no desire for Mexican soil. The remarkable forbearance shown by the United States in recent dispute's is clear evidence of deed, not word that this is so. The facts rise above the clamor of axis and Communist propaganda striving to resin-rest the menace of Yankee imperialism." Germany, Italy, Russia and Japan have all seized neighboring soil with far less excuse. We have a belter way, we believe \-'o believe that strong, free Canada, an » ;i sti'oiitf. free Mexico, are better ^tenses i n war - t better ^^ am| nwyhbors in peace, any "profee-- ;; ra ; C <»• *«t«W. This goes for all \veaern Hemisphere countries. Europe's free countries were, divided — anct one by one, they fell. The i'rce countries of the Am»vj r . as are mating, and united, they can stand contident and unafraid • SO THEY SAY ns should have the cowrape to feed their Raymond Wilson. American FriVd' Service Committee.* * * * Every non-conformist who Ls beaten cvcrv P-ncioner of the right or free speecU w * * ed, eery unpopular exponent of a re.igiou. '"'th «h° * deprived of hi, consuumonai every free nnm n stop closer to or punishment, or to discreet and conformity.-j lisl ice Doirla«= U S Supreme Court. • «« = «-.. u. 15. * * * Who Ls subversive, The lord prcacl Utopian concept or the thorou.hlv're^c?- " C - self - conr ^nt person who insist* on *^*i^^K^^»- A.sia. Kcrte ^'ithin it is a s.n '-a-secl upon lib? Hoover. . ant! «' revolt against, a and religious taitn. BtYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SIDE GLANCES COPE. tS4i BV K£A SERVICE. INC. T.M. HEC. U FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1941 > SERIAL STORY DOLLARS TO DOUGHNUTS BY EDITH ELLINGTON "You won't mind, I hope, Jnil we'll all have lo qo lo Ihe basement and sec my 'husband's lalhcs and what lie's clom^ to speed up ihc defense program!" ,»ir' Sll °«" A Vt CI«n.,,CO M arn:.Kc, j mt for m . :l(fh .,. m . jr . «''•!!•'t , m " "•»• awNxvt-r. SJit; "•"«»•* tbf <'i<y's crowds, hurry- witTT from wor>£ - ' n " > »- «» H,,, , t im * Illlst '' ">>e Jenvi-tf her i «!!"'', joini * "'""• ^ * ot -« J,-t " * Um ' ay * M ' tlV * '•« " lillk t.<.>.»t i«to a itavocl locker. * * * ESCAPE IN A SUBWAY CHAPTER IV one seemed to have noticed that a slim girl had stopped by the parcel lockers and divested herself of a mink coat; the symbol that set her apart from these hurrying, home-going workers. In her dark woolen dress, with .its jacket that was almost a coat, Beatrice thought with satisfaction that she looked rather like a girl who was trying to make a costume -suit do the duty of. a winter coat that was too shabby. "It's almost spring," she thought. "If I only earned a little, working m an office somewhere, I cl still be saving for a new Easter outfit. Yes, this costume suit is all right. And the hat- thru could be a leftover from winter It makes the suit seem warmer. Ive a girl in a dream, propelled some powerful subconscious . 194] SERVICE. INC. by THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson IT HAS &EEN SAID THAT A\AKE OUT OF ____ BUT O-C.SIN1CEBAUOH OF. KANSAS CITV, COPR, 1941 BY MC.VSERVICE. urge, Beatrice hurried to the turnstiles. She found a nickel ir her change purse, dropped it int the slot, pushed at the arm of th ffali_>, and went on. At thc news •stand from which men and womei -snatched sitting papers, sh Picked up a paper, left thre cents. More steps down. A lonj Platform, jammed lo the edges The black train roared into thc station, drowning out the othei noises. ' Beatrice did not notice wha train it was, or where it was ^o- ing. She had stopped under" a little gueen sign and ail the people around her begun to fight forward I hat train's doors opened right here. She was pushed into the u-ain, and nearly stumbled. "Grab a seat, girlie!" a swarthy man cried. He darted past hex- grabbed one himself. Beatrice realized then that this was the reason for the pushing and fitting. A .seat! She took a deep breath, rushed for the empty seat beside the swarthy man, and sat down. The train was filled in less than half a minute. The doors slid to '* close., people began to rattle newspapers and the subway ride begun. J * ••>•• * JjUT Beatrice couldn't read her paper. She was looking about like an explorer in a strange,/wild land. At Thirty-fourth street, the train stopped. More people rushed in, hopefully, for seats. There were no more. A stout woman with a brown paper parcel plumped herself in front of Beatrice. A younger girl on the other side of the stout woman hung from a white tile rung and when the train lurched Beatrice thought it must have wrenched her arm out. Once, as the stout woman juggled her parcel and knocked off Beatrice's hat, the young girl caught her eye and smiled. Beatrice thought, confused, "They're all so used lo this. Pushing, being pushed. Standing. That girl —the way she smiled—grin and bear it ..." She stopped staring at the other people in the car and concentrated on the girl. "She's about my age/' Suddenly it seemed very important to examine her carefully, to think about her. A girl -o much like herself, yet so different! "That's a nice looking coat. It's •ather like a coat I have. Oh. A copy. I remember, now In he store, they sell things'that ook like thc good things. . But her taste is good. It's like mine. -- It was the stout woman with the parcel She had fallen, heavily, into Beatrice's lap. A'moment later, "nickering pale emergency lights went on in the car The stout woman picked herself up muttering. Beatrice got up. "Please take my seat. If there s to be another jerk, I can stand it better than you can" L 1 !! W0 ™ n smi]e d at her in nice of you, Beatrice was standing up beside the young girl, now. The girl was looking at her with a wry little smile. "Sap!" she said ,, Di § anybody ever get up for you?" Beatrice laughed, "I can't remember." Suddenly, something burst with a crash like thunder. The roar reverberated through the tunnel and the emergency lights went "Damn!" said the girl. "I hope this isn't going to be another sub- The girl was tall and slim. She vore a perky hat that came to a )eak. Her hair was rolled into a soft, brown curl at her neck It shone under the electric light. "Clean," thought Beatrice. But the girl's lingers on the strap were grubby. No gloves. And when she wasn't smiling, but .sinking bade into her own thoughts, her carefully made-up red' lips drooped. "She's pretty," Beatrice decided '-Not flamboyant. Intelligent- looking." What was she getting out of lite, this girl who wore a cheap imitation of a good coat—this girl who must love nice things or she wouldn't have bought that coat? What was she hoping for. and ! what did she do to make her hopes be realized? Was she happy? Han- pier than Beatrice? ( ' : Oh, yes,.'-' Beatrice murmured. Much happier. Because I'm not happy at all." "You talking to me?" the swarthy man on thc seat demanded. * * * JUST then, there was a flash of way fire!" "Another?" "Didn't you read about it? Only a couple of months ago. Short circuit or something. There was nearly a riot." For long minutes, the crowded tram was marooned in the darkness. Then impatience began to grow. People murmured more and more fretfully. A woman ^"~i, loudly, "What's happened? •'s wrong?" A man roared, "Guard! Isn't there a subway guard on this Outside the car, Beatrice saw tr-e feeble light of what could only be a lantern, swaying A moment later, there was a little hiss of compressed air. The doors m < M midcile of the car slid open, •how don't get excited, folks'" a leather-lunged trainman "shouted, holding his lantern aloft. "Just a Jiltle trouble down the line." % "We must be under the river!" tne girl told Beatrice. "Wasn't the last station Whitehall? v e «: that's where we are, all right. Under the river." "As soon as the lights come on " the trainman was announcing 'we 11 all file out and walk back to the station. Now, folks, please! _ intense, white light outside the window. All the yellow bulbs in he subway car went out. Someone screamed. Tne train jerked o a sudden halt. Thc people -tanamg up swayed and caught ;wifUy in the darkness at whatever was nearest. Beatrice felt something hit her n the chest. All the breath was Beatrice and the girl looked at each other. and smiled. The girl shrugged, "If we have to get assumes control of a native plot anc native ambitions 10 cUny-t them tu the aid of Hitler's cause and recovery O f Germany's lost. African colonies. Her carefully laid backijroi'nd' complete, the author rushes into tnf: 1939 climax of the y,uey. the! attempt of the leader to .seize con-i trol, the murder of two humans j and tne outtreak of war. Here's! a story you \vcn't put down until ihc last page. — — "'wJittVV., IV/ gd. out and walk, we have to, that's all. Come on!" Beatrice felt her hand, steadying on her arm. Then she was stanng down at the narrow bla'-k catwalk along th c 'tracks,-and all at once she was frightened. ' "I can't." she moaned. "I can't." (To Be Continued) t'VatlVb 0 fOWl ° r VOaSt i *° i: '" h Exhibit Esta M&hcd LswcrT'^ I GE-iraoiT (UP)-A permanent <mm *r » MX l es P cat «>n of. exhibits remaining .soup pl ai es. Bouillon > unsold from the Polish pavilion for lunuch. after the world's fair closed in New York has been established here. The display includes paintings, prints, sculpture, handicrafts, medals, coins, textiles, and peasant art. cups are 2. No. 3. No. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(a). _NEXT: MammMs thai outgrew themselves. ' HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS rank o.t chief from ? ycum Two bucks without hau — —nre u?rcs^nr\' ,s«u;rifi'"rs A white mivss'ionary comes to the tribe. ho])ing to I'orp-o.: that his grandfatlicr marv;.-;cl" .1 native, in his xeal to sprcrvcj thp cioc'vire of equality, and left his c!:iklrca the heritage of brine ni-ithci- v.-hite There \vere some "Oakies" whoj unlike the ••Grapes of Wrath" iolkj! Brayed at home and fought dust! ana drouth. Alice Lent Covert cle- ! tails their struggles in "The Months 1 I of Main" iKmscy: S2.50). j . Mrs. Covert kno.\s uer people—i •"-vs then- hearts and their lan-i I An estimated 5,000-000 persons attended basketball games in the United States during 1939. SPECTACULAR AVIATRIX uo the a-et real people. 's take the reader •hi Mountains: iu ; .,,UL o y a pooiij , g of oiffercnp "unir^r 1 " 5 ori °""- "^"'' Africa n magic, mixed races :>n: Hitlcrism are combined in Snnii- Gertrude Millin's hUrij;iiin:> novel j "The Dark Gods" «ITarjj?r: S2.fiO-. _ i an unusual .story focusing the 19:^9 nor black, n. is th;sV^r'En»li<oi- ?po;light on darkest Africa. If. i s man who kindles in t!i.j"im ~ t-ion of a yo;.;ng leader the that thc power of a U.rK " iv.ay be restored, that a ne-.v Mind YOUJ ? I R William* - curious melange, perhaps, but ;j u . is ;\r, iutcrc^t-hnldin^ vnrn the stoty begti'.s with the n : »- tive \vitch doctor brewing;b!f. .mri concucting a po!:op !o permit an older brother to .steal iW come i tcr John" ieople. And it i.s a Gorman - DARE SHOW THAT MUCH INTEREST OF THIS WAR WORK-i WOULDN'T WA.NJT I_VVOULDM'T DARE SHOW AS MUCH Gl_T> t>0»M' IT--THIS It> >\ TIME TO DO IT VlTHOUT 'MTEREST IM'VT'. OUR BOARDING-HOUSE" ,vith lU^or Ho^Ji HORIZONTAL v I, 4 Skilled flyer pictured here. 9 Female relative. H Female sheep. 12 Sex r ere critic. 14 Modern. 16 To liquefy. 17 To bake meat. 19 Either. 20 Nuns' home. Answer to Previous Puzzle. ,/EGAD, MR.CODD/— FROM THKT muu t MINE OF FULLER'S H^RTW YONDER M TUE STPUPL1MGS ARE PLfWlU^WE SL EXPAND OVER A SQUARE MILE- 4UD POUR MYRIADS ' " JARS OF OUR nno^' , 8AU W C0 ^0 YOU ,^ v ,,,. UPOM irlt t-^V £50 FOR J&RS r IPPI '•win. ->>->v '^S$&S >^N -^ rtBK^'-y as?-! %$%<$$&? ^-'S.*4 -^^m^^ i| s$ B ;~M HS! Jte^ , . SURE/ I'LL ^'/ WRITE A O45CK.' "THIS LAKE. F5ND- '^G 3 PINTS A ^ GT'CKUP.' —I'M JACK t>ALTOM / A: e '* preferable for use ^'gt 1 soup places or oougnt? "<•" iu iu»c pi,3in or imed when Wl ^ is ^o.iig to carve at ?ne carving hnifc. and P'-i, in U-OIK ana to iue 01 r -i'^ i)j:viii 6 ' Knife nnd tort; oroiu-nt u\ on tne plai- au- &OM'T STOP, LOOK OR. LISTEM <l.L.,<VV3 -_. a Annoiuicemeiits 24 Officer's assistant. 28 Disabled. 30 Knave of clubs. 32 Sea skeleton. 34 Part of eye. 35 Engagements: 37 Size of type. •18 Perched. 39 Discreet 41 Measure. 12 Pomeranian. 43 Hurrah! 45 Kind of harp. 48 Data. 50 Promontories. . , ""V"" , , »i tiOLLLLaKai I !t-l:t= fci »cal events. lAJMlEIR! \ ICIAINfl feUTHO 7 ^] Tinisir-'tr " ' '" 53 Resinoid extract,* 55 Architectural rib. 56 She made n solo flight "tO = ~, 57 She made a trip flight from London to 'Tokio. VERTICAL 1 Form of "a." 2 Niggard. doing —— vvar work, 20 Fish. 21 Twitching. 22 To eject. 23 Footiike part. 25 Diamond cutter's cup. 26 Goddess of discord. 27 Airplanes. 29 Heavenly body. 30 Constant companion. 31 Encountered. 3 To scream. 33 Expert fiver. '•* Black mineral 35 Church title. 5 Egret. 36 Courtesy title, G Compass point 39 Pertaining to Cabbr.). poles. 7 Intelligence. 40 Marsh. 8 At this time, marigold. JO Pussy: 42 Saucy. 13 God of love. 44 Valiant man. 15 Heating vessel 46 Small shield. 16 Her former 47 Public auto, hasban'd was 43 To be sick, flyer Jnmes 49 Room recess. SI God of sky. Jo She was 52 Insight, drowned 54 Sun god. rr L '.KE A COUPLE OF GTlCKUP6,if VCUASKUS= ayor TOM A. LITTLE R. vHaubit) JACKSON For Alderman, Second Ward JOHN C. McKANBY 'Ro-eicction) '•or Alderman, 'third Ward J- K. LUN,3FOHD (Re- election'* if or imexpii-cfl iuin i;. K.'jacteon)

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