Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on February 1, 1973 · Page 6
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 6

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T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N THURSDAY, FEBRUARY I, 1973 Enlisted pilots retiring Only three be left "-WASHINGTON (UPI) The flying peons -- enlisted men serving as pilots -- are rapidly fading into oblivion; The Marine Corps is retiring its last four today. " This will leave only three enlisted men still piloting aircraft : in any of the services -all of them Navy chief petty officers. Almost all air forces around the world make officers of their pilots now -- the rank being more a mark of status . than of command authority, and pilots remain at the top of the -prestige heap. For example, many, of the men who piloted B52s from Guam to North; Vietnam were captains out raiiked by their navigators, who often were majors. But the pilots get the best single rooms on Guam while senior crewmen have com- pliined they are jammed into barracks -- like quarters. A't the peak of the enlisted pilot program, the Navy had 920 in 1950 and the Marine Corps about 500 in World War n. The Air Force ' never had any, although its predecessor, the Army Air Corps of World War II. graduated 1,125. The Marine enlisted pilot program dates back to World war: I. Over the years the pilots have been called flying sergeants, enlisted pilots and flying peons. The last four Marine flying peons are all master sergeants: Robert Lurie, 51, of Barksdale, Calif,, the only one trained in jet aircraft; Joseph A. Conroy, 51, of Havelock, N.C., who started flying with the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942; Leslie T. Ericson,, 52, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Patrick J. O'Neil, 51, of Imperial Beach, Calif. All four have flown in combat in the last three wars except for Lurie, who missed World War n combat. Duchess at home PARIS (AP) - The Duchess of Windsor, who had been under hospital treatment for a fractured bone in the hip, has returned home to continue her convalescence. Friends say she now is able to walk alone. She is 76. 1AYTAG FACTORY FRESH YOU'LL NEVER BUY MAYTAG FOR LESS! Save on Huge Selection of Guaranteed Used! Buy From Tucson's Only Maytag Specialists Name Your Own Terms! DRYERS from 5 129 95 LONGRELD'S MAYTAG Home Appliance Center 5525 E. 22nd 298-4946 Maytag Red Carpet Service ·*·*· 1/2 EXTRA-WIDTH SHEER NYLON PANTYHOSE REG. 1.99 A PAIR PAH Full-cut for comfort; basic, fashion Jones. Sandalfoot. 155-200 pounds. Regular siztj. Reg. 9 9 c . . . . . 4 9 c SPECIAL BUY! SPRAY-STEAM-DRY IRON-GREAT BUY! · Easy pushbutton spray mist · Heat dial for all fabrics THE PAIR 89.95 MATTRESS OR FOUNDATION FOR LUXURY-FIRM COMFORT! fefresli* Ticking treated for hygienic cl*onlln«ji TWIN OR FULL · Innerspring offers strong support! · Tough sisal insulation adds firmness · Thick cushioning provides softness One of. our finest mattresses and it's expertly built to give years of service! Contoured corner supports reinforce all 4 corners. Multi-torsion support foundation. INTRODUCING *2 and *4 OFF! VIVID SCREEN PRINT POLYESTER TOPPINGS REG. *7 AND »9 Fashion dynamite! Colors explode on white doubleknit. Button fronts,long or short sleeves. Misses' 32-38. OUTSTANDING FEATURES, SAVE 2.11 MEN'S AND BOYS'JEANS L.X 1; \ *· ·· M SPECIAL BUY! MEN'S KNIT DRESS SHIRTS IN NEW FASHION-RIGHT GEOMETRIC PATTERNS! SEE THEM AT WARDS! No reason to stay out of the knit fashion picture now! Not when you can get neat-keeping shirts at a price like this! With revolutionary polyester- nylon knit comfort. Trim long point collar, 2-buf- ton cuffs. 14'/2 to 17. ffi YOUR CHOICE REGULARLY 5.99 EACH MEN'S WESTERN FLARES · Tough, polyester-cotton · Machine wash; no ironing · Ever-neat permanent crease · Rich solids; sizes 29-40. BOYS'MOLESKIN FLARES · Soft, smooth feel of suede · Bush or rider style pockets · Machine washable cotton · Slim, regular sizes 8 to 12 6.99 Student, Huskys... .4.88 EXTRA PABRICI A d d i t i o n a l motching fabric for arm covers, etc. included. GREAT BUY! 1000/0 NYLON SWIVEL ROCKERS IN 4 LUXURIOUS STYLES! · ZE PEL* treated to .resist stains and everyday soil · Thick, comfortable grethane foam padded cushions · Tough, durable hardwood frames for years of use Super-special rockers in a variety of styles, fabrics and colors! Pick from rich tweeds, nylon velvet or a floral print. Each generously padded, with tufted pillow backs, reversible cushions and silent swivel action. *Du fonf'f ng'ulind Iradtmark for ilt fabric fluoridittr. SHOP WARDS: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 9:30 TO 9. SATURDAY, 9:30 TO 6. SUNDAY, 12 TO 5! NO NEED TO WAIT TO ENJOY WHAT YOU NEED NOW--JUST CHARGE !T WITH CONFIDENCE AT WARDS WARDS .... 3601 E. BROADWAY -- EL CON SHOPPING CENTER --PH. 327-7392

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