The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1945 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 1, 1945
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MONDAY, JANUARY 1, lfl.16 Praises WACs For Good Work Overseas Despite Discomforts BLYTIIKV1LLE COU1UE11 NEWS Tl'e WACS can take It, no mailer Where ih cj . arc assigned, whelher m muddy fields or in rain-soaked otficet." That j s WAC Lieut. Margaret nartiiuit's opinion, and her cxpe- TI»"«« S overseas ni'o evidence. The ofticer was among the first recruits from Washington, uc, and a member of the first contingent O f WACs to go overseas, N °w she is stationed at BAAF as assistant personnel services officer. '™ At the time the WACs were first organized, Lieutenant Hartnett was executive secretary lo the Federal Housing Administrative director of city planning. In the second month of the WACs' history, she resigned her secretarial "position to enlist. She turned down an (rportimlty lo attend OCS in order lo go across with her comany. Five months later, she was with the American forces in Algiers. Lieutenant Hartnelt served as secretary to General J. C. Holmes, chief of the Military Government Section of Ihe Allied Force Headquarters, she had bare necessities of office supplies al first and used out-moded old French and British typewriters. Her office was a top floor apartment office with a roof which provided litllc protection from the heavy rain, "As the first WACs, we had to deliver the goods and show that ye could work," the lieutenant asserted. j"Criticism of the WAGs buck home hurt us, but the men with Scales Succeeds Colonel Russell As Post Surgeon Lieut, Col. Dlanton E. Russell, post surgeon at BAAF for the past year, has been transferred lo duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Colonel Russell, a physician and ^ surgeon in Clinton, Ky.," in civilian -? life, was called lo active duty in August, 1040, and'was stationed at Maxwell Field, Ala., until transferred to England in June, 1942. He returned to the States in December, 1343, and was assigned directly to BAAF. He is married to the former Miss Nell Brown of Columbus, Ky., and she and their two children have accompanied him to his new station. Maj. William M. Scales, chief of _ eye, ear, nose and throat service here since December, 1943, has been chosen successor lo Colonel Russell. Major Scales, a native of Hutchinson, Kans., is a 1931 graduate of the Io\ya University Medical School. He was commissioned Julv 8, 1942, and came' to BAAF from whom we worked appreciated whal we were doing, Wherever Ihc WACs were stationed overseas, the military commanders respected them and praised their work. Most of us were on duly 14 hours a day." After serving n year in North Africa, close io the front, Hie WAC returned to the Stales lo attend CCS at Ft. Oglclhorpe. After she had graduated and received her commission, she went lo Gunter j Field, Ala., to work in the WAC re- jcruidng office. From there, she was . assigned to tills post for duty. Flight Ofticer Here Has 7 Brothers In Service Plight Officer John P. MncKell's mother can't see ovit of her living room window because of Ihc service stars lhat are hung there, for nil of her eight sons are In tills war. John, n Bostojilan antl'a vctcrnn, civilian pilot, has Just received his wines nnd Appointment In graduation exercises for ATI" Class 8 at BAAF and Is assigned !o flying duly with the Air Transport Command. Louis MacNeil is n warrant officer in (lie clinplnlns Corps, after having served for 10 years In the field m-IIHery. ' • ' ; Lawrence, a bombarciler^imvlga- ior on n B-17, Imd.conipjcjed five missions over Germ/my., when lie was reported missing lii action last February. .'•'•Jly ;.-,. 'Joseph Is n radio oper&ftr and gunner with the AAP and; has seen 'Jction in North Africa, Italy and France. < Mark Is-.a corporal in the Signal forps and has recently been Irans- ericct from North Africa lo France i George is a first class petty offi- .«• anrt|ls now stationed at an ad- anceri naval repair base in the Hammer Field at Fresno, Gal. He is married lo Hie former Miss Margaret Parks of Marshalltown, fowa, She and their two children, William John and Sally Parks Scales, also reside in Blythevllle. CAK1) OF THANKS We wish lo lluink all lliose who were so kind during the death of our mother. We especially thank Ihoso who sent flowers. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brooks Lee and Will Cavashcrc. DALLAS, Tex. (UP)—This is LI William R. McClendon's comment on Ihe 45 hours he spent in the Pacific Ocean after his ship went down: "A shark brushed me once, but f kicked as hard as I could, and lie let me be." FOR SALE CONCRETE STORM SEWER ALL SIZES Cheaper Than Bridge Lumber Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 091 Osceola, Ark. URGENTLY NEEDED NOW AT ARKANSAS BY Winston, Haglin, Missouri Valley and Sollitt (Prime Contractor*) GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on the job for workers at $1.20 per day. Excellent working conditions.. Help build this plant so vitally heeded by our fighting forces. Hiring On The Spot and Free Transportation Furnished At Every UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFICE IN ARKANSAS tf you are now eni*;ij*ed In an essential activity al your highest skill, do not apply. All hiring ilonc in accordance with War Manpower Commission Regulations. Men under 21 and women under 18 must have minor's release torm signed liy parents which can foe obtained at Employment Office. _, Jimmy, a private In the Mccllcnl 3oi-ps, is now In France Mcc " cnl : And Arthur MacNell, t|, e vouiii f of, the family, has just com- Milwaukee Police Teaching 'Teen-Agers Respect For Law PAGE THREE, MILWAUKEE (Ul')-Chlcf or Police Joseph T. Kludii-sky mid Ills nsslslnnts m-e leaching '(ecu-aged youngsters In Milwaukee public mid parochial schools (he meaning of l(w mid, order. The new educational program is nrinijliiif (he old method whereby according 10 Kluchesky, tho first »»<! pci-lwps only lime most children cmm> in contact with officers of (lie | !1W occurred when they got into trouble. Now. however, the youngsters, In groups of 50 to 100. mod every tniturday mornlni; with police officers and observe the Kindlons of the polite department nt the saflcy building. "iiesldcs sriviiitf us n crime' prevention movement, Ihc ]>i-u fi rnin will helj) (he youngsters In Iwcom- IHB Inw-aWdliiB cltxcns," tlin |)o lee chief explained. "Movies nnd talks will iMslill In tiiem tile liniiort- ance of respecting other people's propn-iy nnd tlio penalties for vandalism," Plelcd boot training mid expects to BO (0 SPil SOOII. "Looks like we might hnvc n family minion overseas," John. "Hope It's in Purls" ISiuphasr/lui! (lie necessity of obeying bicycle truffle liuvs for lndr own protection the children will Icauj cnrly in life to acquire good trafflo Imblls for they me Iho future motorists of the community Kluchesky said, The chief decided to 'imuujuriile Ihc edneiillonul program utter two lest com-scs" given In one public school stirred up great interest. The decisive sessions were arranged by Captain Hubert Dux, now In clmrBC of the training school, who felt tlml the facilities of (he police bicycle school for Juveniles could Just us well serve to develop luw-ittjldlnfr youngsters. Ciipt. Dnx showed the first class n lleyclo saftcy movie, u traveling iihd then hnd llio pupils Mni; tlu> words of ,n song (lushed on the screen. Kluehesky talked lo them too, and also Introduced Sergeant Hurry Ihissel, policeman in the school district. . All Saturday morning "clusses" close with a tour of Iho surely btilld- ng lo acqualnl the youngsters with Ihe functions of MIC entire police department. Hi Ins NOTICK OK HALE. Notice is hereby (liveii tlmt. the iwilcrsliweil mort- twgcc in n inortuiiKu executed by E 0. SUdhiim to Dii! United Sliitcs «i Ihe 27 diiy of Mnreh, 10M und duly Illcd in (lie olfli'C H[ the Recorder In iinci tin- Dimkllu County, Missouri, tlio Mild K. O. Slidliiun hiivliiir waived nil rights „[ upprnlseiiK'nt', «nlc mid n'dciupliiiii under (lie | r , w .s of tlic Slate of Arkniisiis; pursiuinl 10 (ho powers Ki-iinti'd under tho terms of the nforimiciitloiii'd niort- IJHKC, (iiul by (he luvvs ,,f ii, L . state of Arkiuisus, will on Um 'J duv of January, 10-15, between the hours of I) o'clock In (he forenoon nnd r, o'clock In the nlieriiiinn of said <lalc, nl Bind? Lli, L ., •>', Miles Norlli Calumet In the County or Mississippi. Slulc of Arkansas, oifrr for sale to iho bluhi'.sl nnd IJCM. bidder for cash, t),e followlnj,' ilpsrrital property, Ui-wlt: ] Dhick llmse mule 11 .veins old, 1 lilark Horse Mule 11 yeiirs old. -1 Moline Cultivator' l John Deere' \V»i;o», 1 John Dccro Rend Courier News Vfunl Ads. nkliii! !>low, 1 John Uccie Mld- (llebiister, 1 Case plantci, 2 seU bil- clles, collars and |ilow gcnr, 1 J-row liiurow, 1 ulrenker, 1 lot small tools, Wllnoss my hand Ihls the I day of Jiimmry, 1015, United Stntcs of Atncrlea, By Itobcil w. Downs FSA Consistent Bond Buyer Cecil M. Priest, nsslstai'U tore'^! " lc alKnn wootlnitll nt , is one of tho most consistent Vlsll Us In Our NEW BUILDING ' l.ocnlcd lit 121 E. Main St. T, 1. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler dealer - I'arts R Kcrvlco lai E. Mnlu i>|, ono uu Wnr Boyd purchasers 'at' this sl'a- ' tlon , , Married «tid the father of two children, he has so budgeted his' persona! expenditures that he has ' managed to buy n *75 bond every two weeks since he reported' fo"r duly here in, 1943. ,, ; Now Mr. PrleH, a native ot Bly- Inevillc, has more than $2000 of hi? snldry Invested In the war securities. Head Courier News Want Ads.-' Planters Hdw. Co., Int. home of SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT DE LAVAL MILKERS and SEPARATORS GOULD'S ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS U. S. BELTING and PACKING CANDLEWICK CRYSTALWARE COMPLETE LINES OF HARDWARE Phone 515, Blythevllle, Ark, . .f . In iine with oiir policy of starting each new season with clean new stocks we're going to make a dean sweep of all Fall and Winter merchandise! . . , As you enter our door, you'll find six big racks jammed to capacity with P DRESS;ES, COATS, SUITS, EVENING GOWNS, ROBES, JACKETS JUMPERS HATS and SLACKS SUITS - all reduced to- . . . Along the walls will be twelve big racks and SUITS priced at- with DRESSES, COATS . . . Remember the values you found in our clearance last August?-Well, we'ye bargains just as good in this sale! . . . Selling starts tomorrow and will continue thru this week ... SHOP EARLY for.fuil selection! WE'RE MAKING A SMALL CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS i • fj^f * i jf mi A if- * *&> B Mti& MJIMit "See What's New At Whitsitt's"

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