The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1946 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, MAKCII 12, l'.M<J ULYTIlIiVH.u;: (AUK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE fTVB Carrier Midway In Arctic Storm Expedition Testing Carrier Operations In Cold Weather • 11Y DONALD .T. GONZALKS "ifnitei! I k rcss Stuff CorrespniuU-iU ABOARD CARHIER MIDWAY 225 MILES EAST OF HUDSON STRAIT, Mar, 12. <UPt— The Mict- wuy and her three destroyer escort:; Monday ran into the first rough weather the expedition "Frostbite" hns encountered ;is they bucked a sub arctic storm, heavy snow nnd rough seas. The storm, sweeping out over TViurador lo-wnrd Gt'oenland was nccompanicd by leiiiperaturc.s of 18 to 24 degress above zero. The weather forced cancellation of a bombing Rtrnflng mission by the Midway's planes- At noon Sinutoy the ships were cult ins through heavy sens and snow at 18 Unots. They whore headed southwest in the Labrador Sea toward a point some 200 miles northeast of Cape Mugforcl, Labrador. The oxr.ertitfon. testing carrl' aJirt piano opc-raiion under sever? sub areiiir conditions. S;tiurda\ rcaclipj;] the farthest northern point jt will travel. The ships reversed their course 2,ICO miles south of the Arctic Circle nnd 08 miles west of Nuknrci. Otrenhuul. Since leav- iuj,' Norfolk ninr days n^ r o I hey had traveled 3,500 miles. Read Admiral Job31 H. Cas-stdy, task force coiimi;\]i'.ier f said the four shiijs will conduct addititmul cold \\eaiher te.sts iliis week about 150 miles east of the Labrador ice /.ields. Temperatures there were ex- A petted 10, i aiit-'e between zero onci ^Jj (legroes nbove. The decision was made to slo;> sliort o[ tile Arctic Circle because of fears that the destroyers might capfii/.e if they took on heavy loads of ice. Small icevjerfts called "growlers" were si^hied Saturday. Ructur equipment has ko])L \vatch for ice during the night. Cassady toltl rcpnrlers aboard the Midway th;*t the tests .so far proved that carrlet -based plans can operate in nor them areas when land-based planes are grounded. Temperatures are higher above water than on land aticl a cnmer':j decks can be kept free of snow when land runways cannot, he said. Arrny Hopes 'Bad Boys'Take Last Chance At Disciplinary Barracks For Gl Prisoners Corp. Albert Marchelti, center, of X'hilndclphia, wlutis assigned Ui the iHTinanpnl i-ainpaiiy ;U the Army l)isciplh\;iry Barracks at Gi-anvillc» A Vis., rollet-ts finished work nl tent and uniform repair shop. Faces of prisoners, \vho are seated at work, tittichtt*, have been retouched to conceal tlitir idoutlty. Baby Recovering From Operation Will Fly Home When an airliner .soars into the sky tomorrow morning—California, bound from Memphis—one of the passengers will be a threc-month- old baby from Blythevillc. 'Joyce Thompson, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Wayne O. Thompson ol Los Angeles, has been ill since birth three months ago. A patient at Walls Hospital since m 'hat time, because of a physical w Abnormality at birth -which required an extremely delicate operation, the infant is believed recovering sufficiently to go to her parents' home. With the biiby all the time has been her mother, who came to Blytheville when her husband was transferred to Blylhcvillc Army Air Field, HC wa.s sent t o a not her post. after birth of his only child, and has been discharged at California Because they will return to then home, it was decided to have Ins family join him there. Tlie baby, accompanied by hei mother, \ v ill go to Memphis ambulance early tomorrow before leaving there .shortly af let- o'clock. Mrs. Thompson, who has flown mnuy times, is confident she lly ALFRED 1'KOWITT NK.\ Special i'urrfsiiomteiit ARMY DISCIPLINARY HAIl- RACKS, GRANV1LLB, W I S.. i NfcA) —"Tliis is .\our UisL chance to prove you're men and soldiers." Ko spoKe Maj. [Ven. Louis H. Craig, nard-biuen licld commander in many-overseas campaigns, to a company of uniformed men standing ai attention on the drill fieki of ihe Army's disciplinary Ijt'.rracks here. Tile company was composed of 21 men who had been convicted at general com ts-mai tial of various offenses—grave acts of A. W. O. L.. desertion in the fnce of the enemy, insubordination, assaults un officers, robbery or manslaughter These men have been sentenced to long prison sentences by the Army. They are some of the many thousanda ol such dishonorably ills- ctiai|<ecl soldiers who are ])nying tile penalty in various Army prisons throughout the country. Here at Granville alone almost QtiD men housed ill a huge prison, formerly Milwaukee County's House of Correction, which was purchased by Ihe Army. THREE AIMS The interesting phase, of the Army's penal program, however, is thai every inmate is bein^ yiven another chance to make good. In the reforming of its "bad boys," the Army is pursuing a triple-sided policy: 1. Punish derelictions to preserve the Army's necessity for discipline. •j. Restore the men. mentally and physieally, .to the .stature of good soldiers. 3. Reccndition men so that ihcy will return to civilian life as good citizens. The Army has gone into psychi- Another vocational craft taught to .inmates is shoe repairing-. 1'risoners, above, work in shop on the reservation. atric and psychological field? its reforming of offenders because its studies have brought a surprising conclusion. That conclusion, is that cvoii (.he severest -oCfeti.sei; against its code are not the re.sulV of a man's breakdown from a sol- j dier's rigours and battle risks but [ All inmates arc given 1-Q. examinations. Instruction in common school and high school subjects is given those who can assimilate the eclucalion. . Through such studies. several prisoners have qualified for elementary school or high school certificates. On the theory that manual work is something mentally as weU as as useful in learning a trade, In- struction Ls given in various j crafts. The inmates are taught j printing, shoe repairing, sewing \ of clothing and tents, weaving ] and operation of machine lathes, j "Some o[ these men will go out 1 of here with H trade for the first time in their lives," says Col. A. W. White, executive officer at Ihe barracks. , ' Until these men "make good"— (hose of them who do—they are "men without a country." They are not soldiers. They not only are dishonorably discharged, they are -also Army 'convicts. They no longei- draw pay. Allotments to their relatives are ended. They. cannot vote. ' -' Seventy per cent of them here were found guilty f of desertion in I fjomo Hole! the fnce of the enemy or of going ' ' A W. O. U in crucial hours. Ivvcnly per cent were convicted of compound offenses In I lie Army. The remaining 10 per cent were sentenced for violent crimes such as holdups, robberies or homicide. CLKMENCV (iUANTKI) Some were sentenced originally io as much as 50 yenrs. But in nil those cases the sentences were reduced later by clemency action. Some still face five years m prison. Many are -still resentful of the courts-martial sentences. "I only went A.W.O.lj. 11 couple of days," is ;L common remark • from them, I hey shouldn't have- Riven me the stiff sentence they did.' The 24 in the "honor company" that fa ceil General Craig, arc given the freedom of the grounds. They no longer bunk In cett-hous- <*K. They have their own barracks, without guards off Ihe prison grounds. They have discarded the shameful "U.S.D.B." (United Slnte.s Dls- elplinary llarrack.s- lettered dun- Knrces. Once again they wear the uniform of a soldier, They carry Daily, they go through the paces of basic training. When they pass the test, they arc restored to the rank of buck private and tc-lnducted into the Army—"for the duration plus six months." The Army men say they hope all their bad boys lake this "last chance." Brooklyn Slayer To Die In Chair Benjamin Feldman, 38, Sentenced To Death For Poisoning Wife NKW YORK. Miir. 12. (UP) — Ronjiuniii Fdilmnii. 38. nrooklyi ptmimiu'lst who was convicted Ffb 28 "f (list (leRi-ce nuirdcr in th Miyrhniii|. poln.sonlnn of Ills i Jliirrlot, 24. wns suntencoxl Montiu to <llc> In (he flettrlc clialv ill Sin ai"« i>rlso» • during tlie week Api'll 21. ,, 1 Fi'ldmnn WHS Mntenced by Kim; County court jud»« Samuel S. U-l «<>w|iz who iirc.sldeiU nl Ilia 10-ttn ti'lnl dlimxed by Keldman's coi vicilon by aa all-male Jury. Befoi I" 1 pnKsc<J stnttnct Le'lbowltz di "led !wo motions by deWisn ultor iify Mlchocl Kern to liavo the vo diet sol aside. '"Hie tlftfcnrtnnl wLslics mi 1 M'cnk for him," Kern snid aft Hit moderns were denied. "Hi: wnn HIP world nnd Hits court. . .' "Now nleusc don't spcnk lor t lU'iv.spnpcrs." Li-lbpwltz intemiplc "I have got to mnkc this stnt nicHl," Kfrn said. He wns tolcl^to proceed. "The riefi'liifaiit wauls the world nnd this court to know." Kern said, "(hot. he ts innocent of Hie crimp n f which lie hns lieen round Kiillly." l.ol\>6witz pointer! out Hint Folcl- mim hnd refused to give n court re- prcM'ntntlvc Inforniutlon nuout him- Tlie "Y" Spring tuiirnunicnt Hiul, . wo other "Y" contests begin tlilni ,,£" y , lyp V{, blrd h ° us * . mtty -^ cek, 11 w«s announced tcxluy by ] ^^^ "" cMt ™ 1 Y" Contests Are Held . »"•<.•<.' «il«8orlc.s or tionalities, period nil. Uive«: na- c66ltlm«s ot New York' StaU hM 4J tuatlves in Yth< Houw'of ft*!*** more th»ii may ate. Pennsylvania fc «*cood with 2, Illinois third with 28. • V Jbs Alice Sulllw, pi'otjinin dl- i eelor. : j The two '.'onlosl.s, htiUdlii|> blnl ouscs for the boys nnd dio.s.sliiit oils for the r,Ms. have tlircp dlislons: the Senior "CIY". .luntor Huh "Y" and Senior !!U;h "Y". 'his is done In order Unit "Y" numbers \vlu not l>c compctlni; vltli those in dlllerent nut 1 nroups. lor both conte.sts l.s Mnrch 28. The girls may dress do]]s In self and Ills past hlslory. Hern he did .so "on my advice." U'lbowil?. then pronounced sen- Icnce. concluding "May Clod have. meroy on your soul," Pe Id in an slood motionless throughout the brief coiirl proceed- Inns, apparently unshaken, lie was removed to the city iirlson in Brooklyn and will lie taken to Hint: Bins within It) dny.t. dimensions (or the different typos, ho may contact Mls.s Salllm, It wits Himuunci'tl. The 8]>rlti|f (omnium-ill logins TlmrHlny and the deadline for en IK Is Wednesday afternoon, o'clock. There nre to bo three separate. contests, [lie Junior "OY". students of llr.sl. second and third grnt the senior "CIY". fourth, fifth tint skill grades, nnd the Junior Hljjl n ml Henloi 1 lllK'i "V". Junior OY's will Imvc tnbl bowling, Chines checkers, checker and box hockey contesLs; Scnlo ClY's, lublu bowllUR, blng l )oll l ChliK'sc checkers, checkers, shin I'le bonrd. Ixix hockey nnd inlnln tine pool; Junior HU;h and Hlfi "Y". table Ixy.vliiij:. pine pon checkers, shuffle board, inlnlutu |)(]U| Iltul tllU'tS. Those not entered In conies may continue to nliiy, Miss Sullb • snld. , How Sluggish Fote Get Happy Relief Wanted — Agents To WOODMEN OF THE WORLD In Norlli Kasl. ArkimsitK. Very hihornl CotiU'ncL with Kfin:u r iils for 10 ycarw R. D. White '"I™" 1 Lake City, Ark. WMtN CONSTIPATION ra*k«i><« feel punk «s th« dkkt»i, brint* oo rtO«»ffr ui>set. sour tatte, guiy discomfort* lake I>r. Cililwch'i famofts tt«Uci*« to quickly pull the trigjer on Ury "i»- tmds", and help ytni (M!.bright B*4 chijip«r *R*Jn. •-' , i :-'. •, OH. CALOWCLt'S li the wonderfol •••» n* luiatlve contained In (ood old Syrup Pepsin to m*kc it so e*»y to.tak*. , MANY DOCTORS, y*e tlon&ln preKrtptlons to clne more p*l*Uble and lake. So be sUre your laj., ttlneii In Syrup Pepcln. ' "_ \\. . f, INSrST ON M. CA*.DWCU.'S^rA* fi- vorltc of millions for 50 ve*n, »d f««l (h«t wholesome relief from coutiM- (ion. Even flnleky chlldiwitaf* H.'; r . CAUTION: USB only «4 directed. . DR.CAIDWELL'S SENNA LAXATIVE T CONUI« OI - $YMJP PEKII For Prompt Service On Animal Vaccination • CALL Dr. W. A. Taylor VETIiUINAUIAN I Spcciitli/.G in Treating All Forms of Swamp Fever D; iy Ume—Phone 484 Dowdy-Aycock Motor Co. N'ijfht Phone—2138 E. Milin St. Piles !0w!! —But He SMILES, Now Bo •a-ise nslic was. Use same fornuilnusctj bv tl'H-tvr* a'^junrtivclv at noted Tliorn- tdii tt -Minor Clinic- KurpHfmiK QUICK. ? ;i]lLalive reliisl of pain, itcli, soreness. IHps softer :inci tmds to sl^rink .sv,-o]l- ]ii£. Get lube Thornton & Minor's IlccUl OLntmrnt—or Tlmrnton & .Minor Kcctal follo Let Us Service Your Car We Specialize in ' WASHING » GREASING • VACUUM CLE/ Phone 553 We'll Call for Your Car and Deliver It Back to You FLOORS REFINISHED New Floors Laid and Finished. Make Your Old Floors Look New—Modern Sanding Equipment Used. Call 469 for Free Estimate Deal's Paint & Wallpaper Store Paints, Wallpaper, Slats-0-Wood Awnings 104 So. First "\Vc Clean and Wax Floors" Phone 469 FARMS FOR RENT One 380 ncrc farm, one 300 acre farm, one 220 acre farm, one 91 acre farm, one 75 acre farm, and one 45 acre farm, all well improved, will) electricity. We also want 25 SHAkECROP FAMILIES Will completely set up and finance, to farm, i limited number o( large families. Be* E. B. Gee Cotlon Co., Marston, Mo., Frailer, Mo. (8 mile* west •( rorlagcville), and BlythevtUe, Ark. We Carry a Complete Stock U. S. TIRES Langslon Wroten Co. Buick Sales and Service Walnut at Broadway ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES ! Let us figure your bill of materials ! or the total Contract, including • labor. j WALPOLE ELECTRIC CO. J 110 So. Sec. Phone 3375 BONDED AND INSURED 24-Hour TAXI SERVICE CALL 968 Bill Wunderlich Railroad Street — R car Robinson's Druj Store MOM'S BACK IN THE KITCHEN iYes, she's back at Her old job of home-making —that 24-hour- a-day job with no overtime pay. Mom learned a lot about electric service during the war. She found that stitching up a cruiser and stitching up a curtain arc both done more easily and quickly when electricity lends a hand.. 'And when home-making had to be sandwiched in after, war-plant hours, Mom learned that the touch of a fingertip brought her a dozen willing servants for. the cost of a candy bar. Mom's back in the kitchen. And electric service —always ready, dependable and cheap — is there with her, making her, tasks easier, her life more comfortable. Service like that just doesn't happen. It takes hard work and good business management. The men and women in Mom's electric company— and yours, too —make it possible. • Hftr NELSON EDDY in "11113 ELECTRIC HOUR" wilb Robert ArmbriaHr'i Orcktltr*. Elfry Sunday afternoon, 1:30, EST, CBS Nttwori. \ _ (1 > -,'ti

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