The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1941 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 26, 1941
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BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS There's Time For Thinking In The Passageway Between Life and Death By PAUL MANNING : NBA Service Staff Correspondent LONDON, — Bill Woods thought about a lot of things, working there in the dark. Take this table now. It was made of good, solid oak. The man who had made it had done a good job. Strong Jegs, no loose joints. But it jammed- the entrance way down to the. basement shelter wnere six peo- pie were trapped. So he hu'1 to hack it to pieces.- Idly he wondered now much it cose, hoW' it would look in. the Center of his own meagerly fur- ni^ned living room. Then a stick of bombs straddled the wreckage of.the house in which he was working. They're getting Closer, he thought. He worked methodically on. Be- ingr the only man- on tnls job uiacL uie going slow. Tne ocaer wardens were working across the road in a puollc shelter that had- goiten- in- the way of i. German homo. Bill had teen ove; uiv'-s too, working, among me inen His and . cusmemoered bodies 01 a loi- 01 peop4e \v,ao nad been aliv t only 15 minutes before. li was wnen he first arrived and was standing in tne entraneewtu to the sneirer that a man nn^ rushed up. He said a family wai jj H ea i.n tne noiise acro3S tlu street. Bill went over alone bicaui, au- cue ociler wardens were needed in r-n big shelter. A- LOT OF f EOt'LE FULL THROUGH ALIVE i\OvV, wording; away in the dark oi' uiis ucue noibc. .dill Wo~.: cnougnt a lot of tilings as he chopped at tne table, xvc.scue \vor.x was aimost automatic and he had Plenty of tim a fo think, these nights. Like right now. Here he wa=, uiuir^ng about this table and wnat a good job the man who built it had done. And yet it was keeping a family from fresh' air- and their freedom. That is, if they still lived. If they didn't, well, he would carry them out in the open- Later, a truck would pick them up. This war was a silly damn business., he thought. The German^ bash us and we bash them. It will probably go on like this indefinitely. Bui- he had stopped wondering when and how it would all end. He hoped 10 God, though, his own wife and kiddies pulled out of thi alive. Me, too. Well, why not? /. lotr of people will. _ Three more bombs boomed, no far away. He was about throng! the table, though. Why did littli people always live near' a factor;, or railroad yard? The table parted and he wa through- Then he was pulling i aside, and digging out the plaste and wood which had tumbled clow. IGE fiCE T IN RELICS FUNNY BUSINESS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1941 . . he was through . . . and cU^in^ oiil Un; plaster ;uni wood \vhic: had tumbled down into the narrow passageway. into the narrow passageway. Funny, he thought—there's no noise from the basement. He'd .isard sounds from below a littlo vhile 'before. Maybe he hadn't vorked fust enough. He had done nis bit, though, he knew. He was stumbling down the vooden stairs. Suddenly he knew vhy he hadn't heard noises any nore. Gas struck him in the face Ukc i choking hand. His eyes Smarted .nd he retreated, coughing. Bui the fresh air was pouring lown the stairway now and grad- 13'lly the lumks from some cracked as main^fSH'ereci up the- opening. 1EATH OF ANOTHER r!AN Tr S FAMILY It was a family of five- A mother, hrce children and a grandmother. The man wasn't there. Probably out fircspolting, or rescuing some o Hi or man's family. Tim \vas yoinif to bo toush <m him. Bill thought. It was tough even on him, just. standing there. The little boy on ! the mattress in the corner there, : for instance. He looked like Bill's own Bobby. ; Tonight, ju>t before he left, for ' wort:, Bill nnrl itobby had played ; a game together. They called it, : "Coal Man." Evcrythne a bomb i dropped, it was the Coal Man. j Bobby liked this game- Bill liked I it too. It kept Bobby from being ! frightened. | ; Mn.ybe>'they hod played i.he snmfy game here. LOCKLAND. O. (UP)—Workmen' digging at the site of a projected national defense plant in £ock- liind have unearthed evidence of .in ice-age "trap" rich In. the re- .nains of prehistoric animals which .lied there 10.000 to 25,000 years ajjo. The trap was an ant'ient. morass, fihed with itnrc.s and quicksand, in which many ma.storlon.s and mammoths are believed to have gone to Uieir death. The yeolo^ically important area was discovered recently when pow- f.r graders operated by workmen on me Wright Aeronautical Cor- ,ioration pmnt tinned up two tusks irom a mastodon or mammoth, a /mmber of .small shells, a pctrined log and other specimens. The finds brought immediate visits to tne .site oy geologists of i he University of Cincinnati, who unearthed tne fossil bones of a prehistoric bird, more snelis which indicated (.he geologic nature ?» UIK area., and auditorial pieces of petrified wood. According- Lo Dr. Kenneth E. Casters, assistant professor of geology at, the university, the area was produced during the last phase of the ice age. .The southern border of tha ice cap, Dr. Caster explained, \vas 10 or 15 miles north of the site into which the workmen now arc dig- fiin^. Waters from the glacier brought vast quantities of gravel and mud to Lockland and formed treacherous morasses, he explained. Dr. Caster interprets discovery of several skeletons in an upright position as indicating slow stran-- filiation and suffocation of ani- iihu.s in the' mire and quicksand. Shells of many mussels, and river mails and buried loss, still sound HI. tine core, indicate that the cli- mo*" during the last of the Vce advances was not inhospitable. At The Hospitals WalJs Hospital Olin Rogers, Joiner, dismissed. Memphis Baptist Hospital Omer Wheat, Blythcvillc, admitted. Robert James Cox, Osceola. admitted. Mrs. B. H. Miller, Blylheville, admitted. Pe^gy Richardson, Blytheville, admitted. | J)m Chick. Caruthersvillc, ad-' mitted. M«n:pl)i.s- Methodist Hospital Sara Sue McDonald, Keiser. admitted. Mary Jane McDonald, Kei.ser, admitted. Memphis St .I«;KCI}!J'S Hospital Mrs. Floyd Mangold. Caruthcrs- ville. ndmiUeri. Read Courier News want ads "One more time, Joc-^and try to get that crease out of mycoJIari" In Chile, cookies served with i ten are known ns "plcnrones," or "big rascals." State Legion Official I To Speak Next Tuesday i C>XPTTTWERSVILLE. Mo.. March "26.—-Assistant Adjutant Edward A. Warren of the Missouri American Legion, will be principal speaker ! at a Legion meeting to tic hem at ' the courthouse here next Tuesday night, April 1st. according to an announcement, Tuesday by Floyd , Wife, commander of Pemiscot ' County Post. Adjutant Warren is making a lour of Southeast Missouri, speaking to-various_posts. Other appearances will be "at Chal'fec on Monday night, March 31, at Cape Gi- rardenu on • Wednesday night. April : 2, and at "Charleston on Thursday night. April ;j. Defense Is Theme Of Women's Council Meeting National defense in regard to the "live at home" project of the he me demonstration clubs headed the list of subjects discussed at rhe meeting Saturday of the Northeast .County Council of Worri- in's Home Demonstration Clubs at the Woman's Club. j Miss Cora Lee Colemau. county' hcmn demonstration agent, who announced that a meeting of de- ense chairmen would be held in; hn innhediate future, also discuss-! d Cotton Stamps; Red Crass sew-! ing- and school lunches. Mrs. R. R. Redford gave the devotional. j 11. was decided that the play urnament would be April 17 at- Dell. ! Lunch was served- at noon at the club house. | Wilson Society—Personal WAKX1NG OHDKK IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT.' MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. ARKANSAS. Lonnie SoweH. PlainiiJl. vs. No. 7443. Geneva Sowell, Defendant. The defendant, Geneva Sowell i. s warned lo appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer th 0 complaint of the plaintiff, Lcnnie j Soweli. j Dated thi.s 11 day of March. U)4l. I HARVEY MORRIS, ClerU i By Elizabeth Biythe. D. C. ! Percy A. Wright lAtty.' for PltfJ | Claude F. Cooper I'Acty. aci LitemJ 11-18-25-5 Divorce Suits Filed Mrs. J. S. Hnrtrich, Mrs. Sonny Lunch and Miss Elizabeih Hartrich left by motor Sunday for a 10 day trip through the East visiting Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington. -In Philadelphia they will visit their sister, Mrs. W. L. Fox. Newell Jerome, student at Polytechnic Institute. Auburn. Ala., spent, a few days last week in the home of his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J~. NT. Jerome. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Baltx and daughter, Marcelhi, were Sunday guests, in the home of their daughter, Mrs. W. J.' Uidwig/lind family. !%••- faik' Crooked heela are like walking on rocky ground. Don'/. risk healthful *" posture by neglecting your heels. Stop in. for a new pair. We'll Gx 'era "in a jiffy "while you wail. Invisible Half-Soling CALL 120 FOR FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY !TY Read Courier want ads Four divorce petitions have been filed in Chancery Court this week. .They atv: Helen Reeves 'vs. Joe S. Reeves: Bessie Nichols vs. Ellis Niche!*: John . Cothern vs. Cleda 1 Cothern \ transferred lo Osccola) districi), and Glco Bradley vs. j •"'m-once Bradley. I NASAL IRRITATION MENTHOLATUM Quidly Soothes IRRITATED HEMBRANES Here It Is—The Beautiful New orge Washer ^*-..9 THEATRE SAFETY IOCK Phone 42 Mat. Sat.-5sun. a and Every Night 7 P. Always lOc - 20c FAST i WASHING ACTION M WED. - THUR. One Girl's Amazing Experiences! PRESSURE SELECTOR (OPTIONAL) LEDEREB i LLOYD ANNA NOLAN STEH Wcfslser with ike Famous AUTOBU1LT TRANSMISSION Hrrc** the Jnp part of I ho xv.isher . there's non« hner, more durable on a:iy »vashcr nl nnv price than on this Norge at its ex- tfcmely low price. I Marrie I OTTO MARIA ! 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