The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 20, 1941 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, March 20, 1941
Page:
Page 2
Start Free Trial
Cancel

PAGE TWO Women Of Dutch Indies Work With Men In Train ins; For War o .., BY JOHN M. RALEIGH NEA Service Staff Correspondent BATAYIA, N. E, I.^-How many prominent American •-*- °^ ~ "««.« ^ w society women'would allow themselves to be seen driving a aged> garbage truck? - ; (TRAIN TO REPLACE BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS work together closely. Liaison In- and has handled aboub seven him- provwi " 8 THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1941 In case of total evacuation of In case of troubled times. The men cities, or the evacuation of chil- would be called to the colors im~ dren, camps established for these mediately if war came to the refugees would be COVIM man- Indies. Their Jobs wot-d have to aged - be- filled by women substitutes. Vol- ' In the Netherlands East Indies it is not unusual to .see your,.-hostess of .the night before wave cheerfully from be- ?:'$§$^.^£^? : '^?r^^ ARMY RESERVISTS Preparatory courses are offered . unteer "understudies" may placed in all important positions to familiarize themselves with, the $15,000 to the co " stru ction of the hospital, and the clty wm issue bonds to pay for the resL> Tnc hospital will be constructed be °?. brick ancl st eel and will be strict- A icjjaitvtuiy cuuraes «re oiJcicu —«.-••—.—« v. iv ^ i0 v-<^o winv WAG i in canteen work, transport, nrst work - If Lhis is effected, the transition to women workers, !f necessary, can be made without loss of time'. Recently, when more censors were needed, they were supplied through COVIM. As the acting president of the central committee, attractive Mrs. Lida van SantwiJK Is probably one of the busiest women in the indies. All day long she is interrupted by queries from her workers. Tirelessly she attends one committee meeting after another, directing their efforts and organizing-new branches. President van Santwijk says simply, "if bombs are dropped on the Netherlands Indies, the women are prepared to work shoulder to shoulder with the men in home defense!" Await Grant For New Hospital At Paragould PARAGOULD, Ark. (UP)—Work is scheduled to begin on' Paragould's $35,000, three-story, municipal hospital as soon as 'a $45,000 WPA grant is approved. Tiie hospital will accommodate G5 patient.s and will include a modern in every respect URGENT!; To You Who Suffer Periodic FEMALE WIN WHICH MAKES YOO CRANKY, NERVOUS Hundreds of thousands of women who suffer distress of functional monthly . . . . disturbances — headache, backacbe, cramps, nervousness, pala of "^regularities" dark circles under eyes, a bloated feeling, so weak, "dragged out" — have obtained wonderful relief from such symptoms by talcing Lydla PJnkham's Vegetable Compound Ptukharn'ti Compound Is made especially /or women. Taken regularly tbruout the month—tt not only relieves such distress but aids in building up resistance against these symptoms. Famous for over 60 years. Worth trying! Women take a prominent part in the air raid precautions work -,=...* done in the Netherlands Indies. These girls, like thousands of others in the islands, have been equipped with gas masks after completing- first aid course. the Fund ' ancl knits roi ' ^Idlers, sail- Corps' eas- j . erly grasps any and atT opporS- Or l and ftlrmen ties to practice transport driving. 1 lc natlvcs °f ( hc Indies enjoy If trouble comes, the women "Vacs'* coc P er a°ng- and there arc natives •expect to be transferred to -mobile °" thc con trolling bocy of sixteen canteen<-and .ambulance units but r6 P r esentnfcives. A native regent's . the only trucks available at present Wldow Ls one o f the selected five are loaned by the garbage disposal P ersons wno n ™st always be s sections qf_.the Department of San- ni3le for ei »ergency decisions, itatipn.-;..'.;• The Netherlands Incies Air Raid The VAC.is a branch of the ( Precaution personnel and COVIM Netherlands Fast Indies wnmon-s• ~-__ —— defense .organization, "C o m i ss i e --' *"' " ~—— voor Organisatie van Vrowvenar- \ " beid in Mobilisatietijd," or COVIM, which came into, being after the outbreak of the war but did not »become'an effective defense auxll- """"*" arm until Holland was in- "If hoirbs are tlropped on thc Nctherlrnds Indies, women arc prepared ..." says Mrs. Lida van Santwijk, above. She knows— bcw.i'sc slie is president of the COVflVI, women's work organization. aid, stretcher bearing, and the management of large groups of children. After the general courses are completed workers are allowed to .specialize in any branch. The Refugee Committee mothers persons who have escaped from Europe to a haven in the Indies, NEW! HOUSE PAINT WHITER DISTRIBUTORS: JOHN iMILES MILLEK 123 W. Ash Phone 1188 or 375 BEFORE YOU BUY ANY TRACTOR 2,'rVlE !! ^JE™" * S !£" 11 . ^' the »-* Universal Tru< the greater fcTlI-OUt. FULL LINE O FHORSE DRAWN KQUIl'MENT AND REPAIRS We can alwn s repair it; Phone 808 Biytheville Machine Shop LUX THEATRE WORK ^ ALL VOLUNTARY '„- Formed 'fay the'amalgamation of ^"""Vs clubs, including the House- Society and reUgious groups, d's sub-committees are located everywhere in Java and the Dutch outer provinces. Functioning individually under .the 'direction of COVIM are four •rn*iu divisions: the defense section, the Vrouwen Automobile ^^ps, the Knitting Committee, and the Refugee Committee. The work is conducted entirely on a voluntary basis. Running expenses of the central committee are paid by the Netherlands Indies Government, and for those of the sub - committees by -contribution The Knitting Committee, however is^ supported by the Wilhelmma" Pull the Trigger on 'Lazy Bowels, and * Comfort Stomach, too Wben constipation brings on acid indigestion, stomach upset, bloating, dizzv spells, gas, coated tongue, sour taste and bad breath, your stomach is probabiv crying the blues" because your bowch don t move. It calls for Laxative-Senna % P S l I 5 e tr \S £r on those lazy bowc^ combined, with Syrup P ep5 i n to sav,' jour touctiy stomach from further distress. For years, many Doctors have user! pepsin compounds as vehicles, or earners to ma^e other medicines agreeabk to your stomach. So be sure your laxa- me contains Syrup Pepsin. Insist on Sthf i S Lf^ve Senna combined j fcr<- ttelfS?iir? 8ln - S ^ howwODderfu « v ! tne Laxative Senna wakes up lazy nerve? ' a c s and muscles in your intestines to briny J a|j ^flcome relief from constipation And ^ &^J^^S£53* ?>ke« «£ ! Thc LUXORA PhSne 42 Mat, Sat.-Sun. 2 and 4 P. M Every Night 7 P. M. Always We - 20c TH'JRS. CRAND LEOPRY Friday-Sal DOUBLE FEATURE JOHN WAYNE fie EXTRA! i!fn Cowboy 1 FOR S-ATIUOTS ONLY! !hc kiiii: of thc plains' * 5?*5 q in r — riramu arc living today! you Chap. S "Drums of FJI JVlancliu* 1 SEE WARDS GREATEST SHOWING OF 5EE TH£ NEW MODEL DRESSES NORTHERN SPY GREENINGS Mclntosh PER BUSHEL YOUR CHOICE : —AT — Simons Cur! Across F^om••Kroger Store Made up from easy - to - follow Simplicity p a t- terns and VVard fabrics. Now on display! UDOSPUN PRINTS & COLORS Nubby weave rayon. Crown tested to wash, resist seam-pulling. For dress; sports. 39", SOLID COIOR SLUB RAYONS For the prettiest dress and p!ay to S s you've ever worn! Washable! Won't slip. 39", NEW SlUB RAYON PRINTS The dull-lustre rou^h weave everyone wants. Washable! 95•; shrinkproo£I 39", COLON!AL PRINTS! Brand new! Worth much tnorc! Hand-picked prints . ., colors! Wash and wear like a charm! 36% §i.M?UC!TY PATTERNS, ,««<•»« .!5c end 25c W. j\fain Phone 676 Liberty Super Market FRI R & S4TITRn D AY i'OWEST PRICES JN TOWN PRICES GOOD riu. & fc>A!URDA\ „ FRI. & SATURDAY Grape Juice Libby's Pears Nelson Quart •MM Bartlett No. 21- can jOc 18!c CHERRIES Red Pitied No. 2 Can Spaghetti or Macaroni, 3 boxes DIME BRAND PEACHES Chase & Sanborn Ib. 21 LSBBYS LUNCH TONGUE Can 13 School Days iac No. 2 Can 9 Rosedale Mo. 21 Can 2 3/4 lb. Bx. CAKE FLOU! M*^^^^^^_ REX JELLY 15c MIL! Swift's 3 Ige. cans or srn 2 flc .... 4£ DRESSING Apricots 15c IOTKERS CCCOA 2B ^ 1S APPLE BUTTER mmmem K. C. BRANDKO U. S. GOOD BEEF Roast Thick Rib IK 19c Qt. 13 ROAST Shoulder Round Prime Rib, Ib. Armour's Star Sliced Rindiess. Ib. Full Dressed Each ^•••MMHV^H^^^^^^BAHBBHH 28c Armour's Star Sliced Rind On, Ib. 25c •••••• 25c Full Dressed Ib. CHILLI Pound Sunlight Roll Ib. PORK SHCULDER Sle t 19 BEEF STEW Rib or 15' scnic Ham Cheese i 47c mammmmm 15!c Pink Lge. Each Tenderized Pound 11 ARTICHOKE 51 Each Ql Bunch V 2 BELL PEPPERS lb 18|PARSWrPS •H^BBBH^HiB^^H^^^^^ ^"^^•^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^w^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^SBHBI Red 1A lb. Pound 4 sack EVAF, APPLES PORK & BEANS 25 CLEARER Llghla % 1 POTTED MEAT Can MUSTARD Peanut Butter Qt. 19c Liberty Eeii 2 Ib. box CCTAiGN Large ^ Size • Octagon Med. o mod. ,. Bars 7 Large Bars 5 E RED PENNANT Fresh Ground 1 lb. Package.., ... S -lb. Package-.;.... FLOU! VICTORY Guaranteed 24 lb. Sack 4S lb. Sack 72

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free