The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 13, 1944 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 13, 1944
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MONDAY, -NOVEMBER 13, 19<M ULYTliEVILLE (ARK,) COUK1EII. NEWS PAGE THKi<,t Airmen Conquer Dozens of Crossings Now Made Each Day By Army Transports A NORTH ATLANTIC BASE, Nov. 13. (UP)—Army transport planes arc flying the North Atlantic now almost with Die regularity of train schedules, making dozens of crossings In a single day. The experiences of First Lieut. Waller Sage of New York, who became an air cadet In January, 1942, typify what is being accomplished. A navigator, Sage made his first Atlantic crossing in September, 1912 He has made nbout 35 crossings since—he can't remember the exnct number—in B-24 and B-n henvj bombers, B-25 and B-2G medium bombers, and C-54 transports. He has also flown the South Atlantic In C-36 transports. Sage, who graduated from Columbia University in 1940, rattles off the names of numerous oldster who have made more than 100 cross• Ings. He had some narrow squeaks in the early days. On his first trii his B-24 escorted P-38S across preparatory for the North African In- Science Finally Bares Secret Of Chimney Swifts WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UP) — Socialites go to Florida, hoboes go to California, bears go Into dens, ami chimney swifts go to Peru lor the winter, and that, In cnse you don't (now it, is real news, nt least about the chimney swifts, Omothoioglsts, a fancy name (or students of birds, arc a pretty excited bunch of people today, all a flutter you might sny. And It's nil over a fust-Hying, soot-colored bird that likes to live In chimneys. Here's why. For centuries bird followers have been beating their brains dying to find out what Imp- difficult to 21,000 feet and had time slinking of! Ice. Says Sage: "In the early days there ,were few radio ranges nnd weather Information was not so complete nor reliable. There were not so many alternate landing points. Rescue was not so well organized nnd the planes now arc better. "Now you start out with your weather maps showing wind direction, and velocities lit nil levels. You also know the icing level nil the way across. "With do-Icing equipment you need have no fear of Ice if you keep up your speed. You nose your plnnc downward until you arc below ice forming conditions as indicated by your map. If you can't get under the ice you fly high where it is cold and dry with little danger of Ice." The rescue organization springs inlo action immediately when plane is missing. The plnne's approximate location is known. TUB search starts from the air. Transport planes dvop supplies lo marooned fliers. Dog or mule teams are flown to the nearest possible point, or cub planes which cnn lane' In very small clear areas are sent, depending on circumstances. The ATC keeps its transports in the air as much of the time as i»s- sible. Crews are staged from one point to another like old pony express. riders, while the plane slop only for refueling, servicing nnd ' loading or unloading. Some plane pencd to chimney swifts In the late fall, One day there would be swifts thick as flies, next day, not n swift within miles. Well, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has discovered Hint Hie birds head for Peru when Ihlngs get chilly, and. they stay In the Eood-nelshbor hntlon until word gets around that spring hats are being worn up north. The fish and wildlife service Is n pretty proud service, after all, they have cracked n secret which has tortured Intellectuals for years. What's more, they've exploded ft took full of theories. ISnck in mcd- ievnl limes some bird lover, who •didn't like rjctling cniiRlit without an answer, glibly announced thnt chimney swifts buried themselves in the mud of swamps until spring. No one ever got around to digging in n frozen swamp for chimney swifts—so the story stuck, That ts. until the wildlife service began bunding nearly 375.000 swifts. And even with thai, Ihe swift come pretty close to hanging onlo ils privacy. Of the thousands so narked, only 13 thus far have been reported, all of them in Pern. Temperatures Atlanta Augusta 3lnninyhnni . Charleston Charlotte Chattanooga . ... Chicago Cincinnati . Denver Detroit Jacksonville . Tallahassee . HI 70 72 I!! 68 CQ QB 59 59 02 44 72 ....... 75 Washington Dnllas „„.,.„ „„,„.„ Houston have been kept In the air onc'-thtrd''"?. 1 ! 80 " '..• of the time lor long intervals. Sage has flown with Ihe same pilot through au his career, Capt. \Vnl- ler Ariilzch'of Escana'ba, Miciv, who learned lo fly In 1926 and obtained Arctic experience in Alnska as a civilian flier. Kansas City 77 Mncon 74 Memphis 73 Miami 75 Montgomery 73 New Orleans 7-1 New York 50 San Antonio 80 Savannah 74 Tampa 78 Low 42 45 40 31 30 30 47 29 38 33 4(1 44 03 40 53 60 40 59 30 GR 41 58 General Says Japs Deficient In Malaria War WASHINGTON (UI')-nrl(T. On. R. W. Bliss, assistant surgeon S cl1 ' era! of the Army, has returned from a tour of South Pacific lot- tie fronts with the conviction Hint there "Is absolutely no comparison between Japanese medical equipment and our.s," The Japanese apixireiHly have no malarial conlrol and consequently Incident. 1 ! of inalniln lire "very hlfih" in the Japanese iirmy, Bliss snld, American jnnlwlnl control activities have been very effective he added, and where once a v,w "almost impossible to see of mosquitoes and files, now It i almost impossible lo find a mosquito or fly." Bliss attributed much of this sucr cess to Ihe effcclvlcnexs of HD'I powder, which is sprayed over lan;i areas of the Islands by plane, Hi revealed Hint in a test a cage o files nnd mainlines i.s left nea the area being sprayed nnd that i) nn hour's time nt lenst half o these arc dead. All die less Iliiii 24 hours after the plane has pnss eel, Bliss nlso tolri the story of 14: British nnd Australians, all forme prisoners of Hie Japanese. Aboard a Japanese prison .ship, part of a convoy out of Singapore, they were torpedoed, picked up by an Amcr- Icnn submnritie and tnken lo Stii- pnn. Bliss met them when they arrived nt Hie general liopsital and quickly made apologies for Ihe crude fncilllii'S. The men ". . . expressed amazement nt the speed with which they had been Imspl- Inllzcd and cured for by American doctors nnd nurses" and told Illlss Ihnl no neologies were needed. "This is heaven," they snld. While prisoners of the Japanese In Singapore, they said, they hud "worked hard and been fed very lltlle." All were suffering from' Iroplcnl ulcers nnd exposure when Ihey were picked up by the submarine. Bliss disclosed thnl approximately 1D.OOO homeless and foodies.'! civilian, Chninorras nnd Koreans nro being eared for on Sni- pnn when; the Army has set up a 400-bcd hospital. Referring lo Hie evacuation of American wounded from Hie is- Innils, Bliss snld thai this operation is "impressively efficient" nn<! that between 80 and 100 wounded are flown lo Bnn Francisco eacl: day. four_GIRights ] 'Where Can! Buy A Jeep?" s Typical Soldier Question By ANN STKVICK NKA Stuff L'lirrispoiKlcnl Q. Where can I buy u Jeep? 1 eel lost without one. A. You can't, buy one right now, -oldlcr, but they may be for sale atcr. Q. My wife ts having a baby wlili free medii-al care while I'm In Ihe Army. Can .she get free care now that I'm out? A. Yes, If she's already In on the free medical program for expectant mothers, .she cnn continue;. Q. Can you rustle up some of Hint Cil Uill'^of flights money for me fust? I'want to set up a shop and lie my own boss. A. Take your time, soldier. That's loan, you know. You got It In the rctjulitr way, after you've figured out definitely what you want (o do. . 'Ihcse questions are samples of the many problems answered for veterans now being mustered put of thu Army. At Ihe Fort nix Separation Center, near Trenton, N. J., 20(1 to :)00 soldiers check out of the Army daily. Their questions servi; us a i:uldc to the main concerns of returning veterans. Iti most cast's, returning soldiers worry about ecltlng a job and • finding n house so the family can ct together. Army counsellors help hem, too, In ctralghlenlng out :ixi>s, Insurance, and other tinan- inl l;im;li-s, Many are Inlerc.stotl in onus for farms or small businesses, r In anangmeiils for their return o school. Soldiers on (heir way out of the Army lire given r.mllnc information oncerning the OI Bill of Rights, rhen an experienced counsellor akt'.s over, inviting Ihe veteran to lisciKs his family or financial prob- eins. During (lie 48 hours of his nl the Separation Center, the soldier has his records checked, s.given a medical examination, receives his discharge nnd final, pay, ind conducts general and individual bull sessions with the advisers. The Fort nix Separation Center t-np has boon going since April, Is under way at eight or 10 other centers, ami will be used in the IB to 22 such centers which the Army expects to provide. LI. Col. K. li. Mcllne, In command of the Fort Dlx center, emphasizes that (be Army can only help to get the Mildler started. Homefolks will have to assume the major responsibility for making tile soldier feel at home. The soldiers old boss, particularly, can help him to settle down. "Dnn't k-t veterans drift without any plans," warns Colonel Mcltac. "An offer for a definite Job beginning un a definite date not too far away is just what the FOkllcr needs." * * •.- • Everybody's home-town Is get- ng ready to welcome homecoming soldiers and their families. This column on "Your ai nights" will nolp you lo understand the -special problems of the returning service- nan. Watch for additional columns to appear regularly, each one answering specific questions [losed by .soldiers. Penicillin No Miracle. Drug, Doctor Warns ; ST. LOUIS. Nov. 13 (UP) — The [drug, "penicillin" Is a valuable addition to medical science, bill it Is not a miracle "cure-all. 1 Tlmt warning comes today from Dr. Wallace E. Herrel] of the famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He told the American Acndcin} of Pediatrics that while pcnlcillii has been very effective In treating blood poisoning, some bone an' TEST • PETROIEUH JELLYTHISWAY Press Moraluic between tb ami finjicr. STTCfld elowly Long fibres prove Morolinc' hifih quality. For ilfojwr ras pud cLafing. 5c, triple fcizc, lOc. itllc Rock hrcvcport . 58 78 liO V5 . 76 . 78 Read Courier Newn Wnnt At1« kin Infections nnd prenatal disuses, It, rails as n cure of ninny thcr ailments. Another report heard by the nccling concerned lite trciiltiienl of nfluenznl meningitis wltli sulfa Inigs nnd rabbll serum. Dr. Hat lie Alexander ot the Co- umbta Uiilvcrsity College ot phys- cans nnd Surgeons said that of 81 wtients treated willi tlie clings nnd scrum C8 hnyo recovered eoinplcle- " ' Visit Us In Our NEW BUILDING Located lit 121 E. Main SK T. I. SEAY MOTOR Cd Chrysler Dealer - 1'arls it Service 121 E. Main , ' riionc'2122 Insanity. Plea Fails-To Save Draft Violator - LITfLp ROCK, Nov. 13. (Ui'l — Fedcrnl Judge Thoma.s G. Trimble hns ruled that Dennis niackwood of Lorcdo, Qrecno County, is sane, and hn.s ordered him sentenced lo two years in a federal penitentiary. niackwood, on three-year federal probation for violating the draft, net, was sentenced after Judge Trimble revoked the probation because of alleged dealing in black market tires. The . 29-year-old Greene County man entered n pica of insanity during a preliminary hearing nt JoiiesborO Sept, 18th and was committed lo- the Arkansas State Hospital for exnniinntlon. Hospital officials reported that Blnckwcod was far behind liis ajjc mentally. But Judge Trimble rejected the report lifter hearing testimony that Kackwood had yriuluatcd from un accredited college with a bachelor of science Sugar Stamp No. 34 Good Starting Thursday WASHINGTON, Nov. 13. (UPl — ufinr stump No. 84 soon will be od for live pounds ol sui;;ir. The Ol'A announces that (lie stamp can be used starting next Thursday for nil Indefinite period. Stamps previously validated and which also will remain nood for an Indefinite period arc stamps 30 through S3. Stnnip No. '10, which Is yood for five pounds of caiiiiiiii; sugar, will expire next February 28. F. B. JOYNER SERVICE STATION (,'onicr Ash & Second Sis. (I-'nrmciiy Tom Jackson Scv. Sla.) ESSO GAS & OILS WASH—GREASE TIRE REPAIR — Call Mil For Uoail Service CHILDREN'S COLDS' COUGHING. quickly i(k':i(]t!Vc.>U>itfj[ll»y vod by I'onotro lernfKie-Mfe, , tiijj relief. 25tv double tizo ;i5 PEN E.TRD BASE CONTAINS MUTTON 5U6T Planters home of SHERWIN-V/iLLIAMS PAINT DE LAVAL MILKERS and SEPARATORS GOULD'S ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS U. S. BELTING and PACKING CANDLEWICK CRYSTALWARE COMPLETE LINES OF HARDWARE Phone 515, Blyllievillc, Ark. DRS. NiES & HIES OSrtOPATH/C PHYSICIANS RECTAL DISEASES c SPECSALTY f£XC£f T CANCER) OFFICE MOUkS: 6:00-12:00 and l:30-i:00 Clinic 61* MuU'--' UlytiicvlHe, Ark. I'hi.m ^»Zi HEADACHE -ill rrailr lo O«RID cuimr ttie pjiln. It fclxo KolticJ nerve (<D ilon ikt la tht pun Use BAD NEWS! ALONG with all the good news ot victories abroad, Xi comes some very bad news here at home. Fat salvage collections are TAKING A NOSE DIVE in many sections of die country. ' * * * ' That can mean just one thing! Too many of us are letting the good news GO TO OUR HEADS. Too many ' believe that, with the collapse of Germany, we can relax. Don't these people know that the battle of Germany is just one chapter in this'global war—and that we still have a long, tough road to travel in the East? ^ Even the TOTAL DEFEAT OF GERMANY can't help us •"• one bit as far as the fat situation is concerned. And for a specific reason: IT'S THE JAPS WHO HAVE OUR FATS. Our fat shortage troubles began when Japan moved into the Pacific areas and cut us off from ONE BILUON 1 POUNDS of fats and oils we used to import every year. The Japs ate still thcrc-and we're still cut off! • * * * • *\ 'V • So we must continue saving used fats to help make up t that loss. To help make the munitions, synthetic rubber, ,• medicines, soaps and other materials needed to finish ' 'the wat. WE MUST SAVJ-: EVEN HARDER THAN EVER. So , let's get busy and send die fat collections climbing up ' all across America! THE NEED is so URGENT, our ' government gives you 4^ and 2 free ted points for " c\ery pound saved! J. t \ ' " SO KEEP SAVING USED FATS UNTIL V-J DAY-tlle day ' ' ! _when we can celebrate final victory over our last and - ! «<; toughest enemy—Japan. " '' ' " Hi, i' ' - .^ffr<>fcd ty WFA and OPA. Paidjor by Imtaslry '« ' REGULAR CARE WOULD HAVE SAVED A1ANX-BESURG YOUR CAR GETS RESLJWift CARE AT YOUR.ESSO DEALER'S / __ SHORTAGE, IT'LL HELP A LOT IF YOU CAN GIVE US NOTICE BEFORE YOU COME IN FOR YOUR PKB- WlNT£R CHECK-UP ©ASOUNE POWERS THE ATTACK- PON'r WASTE A PROP! (iM AIEAMS TROUBLE) ASK AffOUT ESSO "KOTO" UPPER CYLINDER 01 L.- IT WORKS TWO U'A/5 J 1 HELPS PREVENT 6UMMy DEPOSITS OM VALVES. A 2. GIVES REAL UPPER CYLINDER LUBRICATION. 0)|L MUST LUBRICATE AS MUCH AS ONE ACRE OF 'MOVING SURFACES PER 'CAR MILE-CHANGE TO FRESH, WINTER-SHADE „ ««nrr>R OIL NOW J ESSO MOTOR OIL LE7 VOVR £SSO DEALER t>0 IT' STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF LOUISIANA CARE SAV£S VVHR 1 • When you finish your watch on a sub, aboul the roomiest place you can go—and keep out of Ihe way — is your bunk. There you can lounge in your underwear—the most worn outfit aboard. Navy specifications are mighty particular about the comforl and wearing qualities of this underwear. • You fill your own high specifications for comforl and styling when you buy underwear with the well-known Hanes label. During the past 43 years, Hanes has made o specialty of knitting and tailoring fine underwear for moderate prices. Each garfnen! has those exlru refinements we've found give extra salisfaclioti. You just can't buy beller underwear for the money. 8 If sometimes your dealer's stock is low, he should have more soon. Our mills are very busy making underwear for baltlefronls as well as homefronls. P. H. Hanes Knitting Co., Winslon-Salem, North Carolina. ^ '" v \i THE NATIONAL TARM PRODUCTS ESSENTIAL CIVILIAN SUPPLIES • *i v %CSiT-*-5 '/-£•*; *;'( -i * v 1 out of every 3 trucks serving war industry . . . war agriculture . . . and other war needs ... is a Chevrolet Loy Eich Chevrolet Co. 801 W. Walnut Phone 578 Blytheville, Ark.

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