The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 12, 1944
Page 5
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1944 Girl,13 r Trains Show Elephants Youthful Circus Star Directs Herd Of 10 In Intricate Acts Some few years ago when pretty Nonna Davenport's parents carried ler to the zoo she was intrigued by uut one animal, the largest In the menagerie—the elephant. Ko'v, although she is older, things haven't changed u bit for petit Nor- A, m "i "t 13, is acknowledged the | world's youngest elephant trainer. Be.spile }ier youth she twice daily directs a herd of 10 elephants'in iin Intricate routine as a part of the twice-daily' performances of the Dalley Bros. Three Ring Circus. The circus, presenting performances at 3 nnd 8 p. in. in the Falr- erounds in Blytheville, Wednesday, October 18, hns a herd of elephants which presents a routine seen with no other circus. The act is climaxed with a baseball game in which Hie huge two-ton beasts are the Players and .tiny Norma is the umpire. Norraa still has a definite affection for the elephants. As a reward for their efforts in the ring she invariably feeds each pachyderm a lo;if of bread—and they will accept it from none other than their youthful trainer. The intricate elephant act Is one of but many presented (luring the two-hour' program. Aerial acts, an elaborate horse fair and many other features have been arranged. A troupe of clowns will present original and amusing antics. The circus, one of only three in the world traveling by ra'llroad this year, will arrive during the early morning hours and spectators are Invited to be in the railroad yards to witness unloading of the many animals, the heavy wagons and other equipment carried by a large circus. BLYTHEVILLB: (ARK.) COURIER.NEWS Gooey Going i Proposed Dams To Be Discussed At U. S. Hearing NEWPORT, Ark., Oct. 12 (UP) — Discussions will be heard October 19 at Newport on projects for water resources development of the White and Black rivers. Presiding at the hearing will be U. S. Army Engineer uol. William A. Davis, Little Rock district engineer. Among the proposed dams for the upper Black river tributaries are two suggested for Current river. Other proposed dams would be built fit Hardy, on Spring river, and Wolf Bayou on white river, a few miles above Batesville. . Norfolk Dam, on White river, lias already been completed in Baxter County, nnd work 'has been suspended for the duration of the war on t.he Clearwuter D.ini above Poplar Bluff which is about half coin- pic ted. Child's Colds Relieve Misery -Rub on Tims-Tested VAPORUB WACs Transfer From Lockburne To Local Field,''..' The link department has ' two WAG members, now Cpl. Vnlorln Kisller and 1'tc Rtitli Murray have both been transferred here form Loekbouruo, Ohio, where they were , link Instructors. Cpl Kisller, whose home is In , Minneapolis, Minn., believes she will be assigned to the link office as clerk and dispatcher rathev than to Instructing, which suits her very well. "Vfll" Joined the WACs lit April, 1943, iiiul attended radio school In New Jersey, Lockbourne was her first assignment, and she learned link Instructing there. Slit) said. "I think I'm going lo like II here. Everyone seems very friendly, and really, there's more (o do on the field here than there was at Lockbournc. I expect to spend most of my spare lime at the bowling alley." PFC Murray comes from Youngs - 6 Negro Schools Close To Allow Pupils To Pick LITTLE HOCK, Ot-i ,111 (Ul'> — Six Negro schools In rural County have closed for two weeks to enable pupils lo pick cotton lo relieve the shortage of labor that is delaying Die cotton harvest over Arkansas. Assistant superintendent Fiiy nunn of Pulaskl rural schools says schools closed arc at Scot I, Nelson, Wampoo, Valley Grove, Cold Water and North Bayou. ' Meanwhile, tho Federal Compress and Warehouse In North Llt|ie Rock opened yesterday (or delivery of ginned cotton. The same firm has also opened Its compress In I'lnc niuff. notli plants were clos- (>•> down because of labor shortage. However, more than 25 compresses over tho slate remain closed avid It Is not certain how long those i Deep ruts seen in photo above testify to heavy going encountered ' by Allied armor in pursuit of Germans on Luxembourg front, i Thick, sticky mud bogged Allied tanks more effectively than did: Germans' carefully devised tank traps. i No Employment Restrictions On War Veterans D. O. Rushing, state niimriowcr director, Tuesday notified Herbert Wliitelieacl, manager of tlie United States Employment Service at Blytheville, that veterans o! this war have been released from all restrictions of the Employment Stabilization program. Any veteran tif World War II may be hired without referral from the United States Employment Service or a statement of availability. They are not, affected by employers employment ceilings under tlie new order. "United States Employment Service offices are instructed to refer veterans of World'War II who seek employment to jobs of their choice without regard to tlie essentiality or priority status of the jobs," the or- der said. "The restrictions were lifted for the veterans to nssist them in the quickest ami best possible readjustment, to civilian life," Mr. Rushing explained. "The Commission does not wish any of the war-time restrictions governing employment tn operate against attainment of the objectives." » * vj iiiuiitiy i;ujm'5 irOHl XOlingfi- " town, Ohio. She Joined the WACs " In March, 1943, ttililng her basic ~ (raining an<| Administration school, both, at Daylona Beach, Florida. lx>ckl)ourne wns her first •tuslgn- mcnt, loo, but most of tho time she worked In personnel. She prefers link Instructing, though; she went to link school at Randolph Field, Texas, in July nnd AIIBIKI of this year, when asked what her hobbles were, she said, "A little of > everything—writing, sports, photography, and mostly traveling." British Wont To Stage Olympic Games In London LONDON, England, Oct. 12 IUP) -English members of the International Olympic Committee woult like Ihe next Olympic games lo be held in London. The Britishers explained thcj would like lo give athletes and visitors nil over the work) a chance to see their scarred nnd lialtcrec that have rcojwncd will remain op- Knights of Columbus Plan Special Program The Knights of Columbus o! the Immaculate Conception Chinch will sponsor a special radio pro- Ilium to be given over HLON tonight, o o'clock, and u card- party lo be given at U o'clock tonight ill Ihe Cnthollc Mall, It wns [imiomic- crt today. The HCY. J. 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