The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 25, 1946
Page 6
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PAGE SIT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MARCH 25, 191G University Has 3,000 Students Of Growth ,W!tN Signing Act By Governor Signals To Moon May Extend Cohttol Rockets, Space Ships BY KEl'KI, S. MOORK United Press Staff Corresiioiidrnl WASHINGTON (UP)—Tlie mocill has now come within grange ,„,-!-- , -.Ark, Mar. 25. —^eviply-flve years ago next Wecl- neiday l|Jarch '.27), Gov. Ozra A. " "' affixed his signature to a assM act of trie Arkansas ... p-.-re providing for eslablish- rrveht-of Arkansas mduslilal University, now the University of Arkansas. Signing of 'the act by Governor Hadley climaxed a long .campaign for establishment °( n slfUe i" sl '- tufiorLof hieher learning in Arkansas, but it was nearly a year after passage of tile measure before classes actually opened at the infant >niversiy with eight students —seven boys and one girl—In at- tendaBce. Two temporary frame buildings housed the first few slii- dents"lo enler Ihe new school. During the three quarters of !» century since (he University of Arkansas opened its doors on Jan. 22, Uff2, expansion of the institution has been steady. Today, approximately 3,000 students nre cn- rolledvin the five colleges and two schools on the Fayettevllle campus, and several hundred more nre enrolled in the School of Medicine at- Little Rock. The. two frame buildings were torn .(town within a few years nfter the opening of the University, and today more than a score of buildings are scattered over the Fayette- yille campus—and others must be erected soon to accommodate Ihe greiUjv..Increased .enrpllmenl, now at-jhe highest peak in history, htcemmendations that the Uni- j-esearch and devc-lciji- the United Press that anio short radio , waves. Moon :ls KcMecldr "It Is ;ilso reii.sonable lo conjec- uri> !l!ai use of the moon as :i lo Ihe nnli- the Army Air Forces planning ami | irf let-tor nmy t-iiable research on guided missiles. Maj. Con. Curlis K. LoMay. recently named deputy chief of atr staff for mcnt. told the slgiinl Corps' success in reaching the moon with radur signals would make possible "using that satellite for a great deal of c-x- pej'inlent and propagation in the control of guided missiles." LeMay, tacllcnl genius who In turn directed Flytnt; Fortresses attacks against Germany and Super- fortress attacks nr;ah>sl Japan, said proof that ultra-short radio waves could penetrate the ionosphere neani that nniRe of possible con- •ol of guided missiles was now hnost indefinitely extended. This icluded obtainhnj intellluenro Irom he riilssle regarding its location ith respect to the laruct, and ending corrective signals, "The .farther nwny from Hi? nr llr$ s»rfac n a rocket or space hip travels, the greater becomes lie range of radio control as mcas- red around llic circumference of lie earth and the fewer become he number of radio links required o maintain constant control. "An airplane flying at -10,000 feet altitude, for example, may expect ine - of - sight guidance from ground station 275 miles away. A ocket or space ship at an altitude of 100 miles may now expect line investigation arc part of Hi" professor of .chemistry who is 'tfigagfed ,,ln vrtting '" hlstori the Uni- rockets <«• .spaiv podran nvinns. -The fiilli-M these imviibllilif Air Forces proijroin." I.eMav I'xncc'.s: lo live lo see rcekc-ls llylni! lo ilx: moon mid ro- liirn. Ekcli-JUiif c'introl Is now wltl)- n the realm "I possibility, lie xiiid. I'lic Ilintlii!' frsflor at present Is Itie nerd of n)^(i']iinitin(; sufflcicnl lower, ciihrr cc.mbusUan or aloinlc, is n tuuiM-lliii:; force to project llicj /ockcl ai seven miles per second, necessary lo cscipe Ihe pull of Hie purt'h's [ji-iiviy. New Air Weapons He said the Air Forces research program mulu<te<j guided missiles for nntlairt'i-aft purposes which cyenUially will lender ail current iiii-crafl obsolete 1 ; «alr - launt-ht'd ihissiles lor bolh offensive ami defensive purposes lo supplement or supplniu I'vislin^ types of aircraft armament against aerial InrticU; ni]--lai!iit-]]ed missiles Intended lo locale, penetrate nnd pulverise tfrmmd turrets, ho'A'cvcr cainou- fhmod or prolected, with the launching aircraft, remaining outside iht; range of defensive armament, and various Around-launched missiles. LoMay T£st Cottohseed Before Planting, Farmers Advised Because of the poor germination of imich of the 191S cotton seed, county agents and other Hgricul- lural workers have encouraged far-,, mcrs lo test tliolr seed or send seed I p to a seed testing laboratory for a germination test. Paul Millar of tho 1 State Plant Board lias just issued the following statement which may be of interest lo numerous Mississippi County cotton fanners: ••Because of the greatly increased volume of seed samples sent in for testing, the Plant Dourtl Heed Laboratory of FnycUcville Is running several weeks behind with its tests, although the personnel has been more than doubled in an atlelnpt to keep up. Persons who wish a quick I'porl for their own information are urged to send the samples To le commercial seed testing laboratory. Commercial laboratories charge $1.00 or more for a gcrmlrm- .loii test and from f>0 cents to $2.00 tor a purity lest, depending on llio kind of seed." IVJanila Society—Personal Cemetery Now Landmark LOS ANGELES (U.P) — The Compton rural cemetery, uiirlsi settlers and pioneers, has beet accepted by Lps Angeles counly as a "hislorlc landmark" aiul wil be preserved ns such. of-sighl guidance Irom ;> grou station 1.000 miles away, using bf/'Mie first TO years of vehity. , The-first governor of Arkansas Jahies S. Conway, reminded tin legislature that Arkansas had iv piffilie institution of higher learn injf and urged that plans for ; university be formed at once. Di Hale-reports, but no riction on tin refcbrtirnendation was lakeii. Twd years later, the second gov erfibr, ^Archibald yell, pointed to thl: need for a state university and sew this message to the legislature: • Theru.let .me, appeal to you, by the' debt-you owe your country, by th8 jllst claims pi morality, rell- gioti arid freed'drri,''iet iiol the light of knowledge be extinguished in your hands, but, on the contrary, build to it Honorable temples and irrlperishable' attars that it may be milie to descend like the unclouded sujti, brightr and glorious to your posterity." Agaiti, thevc was no action by the legislature. TiieSe urgirigs' »«re rriade nearly 35 years, prior \t> the actual opening bfitliiAinlverslty. In .1857—twenty years alter Governor. Gouway made his recommendation to the Arkansas legislature —RepI-'Justin Emith Morrill, a native .Yjfrrnbnter, Introduced a mea sure In the national congress, setting aside' public lands in the var- LAWN CHAIRS and :|pRCH SWINGS T'Made to Your Order. 4 Order Yours NOW! Ellis (Nick) Nichols ^working Shop J. §p r iith First Street ious slates to facilitate the. establishment of slntc universities. Thre? limes he introduced the measure before It finally passed bolh houses and received Ihe approval of President Lincoln. When the Morrill act became a law, the nation was split by the Wnr Between the Slates, and It was not until 18G4 that tlic Arkansas legislature passed the first of tour nets providing for establishment, of a university under provisions of the Morrill net. Arkansas was in the throes of reconstruction, and provisions of llic first three nets—passed in ISG4. 18C7 and 18G8 respectively—were not carried out. Thcii dnrine the lust two days f the 1871 session, the Icgislnturo asse'd Hie fourth act. nnd It was ider provisions of this act. which as signed -March 27. 1871, that i-kansas Imluslrial Universlts—ln- r named th c University of Ar- nnsns—came into being. predicted complete active passive defense against atr nt- liicks at supersonic speeds will be , n( l i Impossible to archlcve. fie believes ! a strong offense will continue It) i be the best aerial defense, and said tlic country must iniderlnko research oil an unprecedented scale to assure supremacy in modern weapons. Uiiopcn 'Urals' Schobl HONOLULU. (UP! — The chd- dren's School of ychofield Bai- racks, closed when it whs rnked by apancse aircraft machine guns on Doc. 7, IQ'U, has reopened aflcr our years of varied war service. It is the first school of Us typo o be re-eslablishcd by an Annj laiTlsou In Ihe Pacific since oiil- jreak of war. Phone 2611 When You're in d Hitrry for That • CAR • TRUCK OH • TRACTOR 3 Service Trucks and 4 Tire Men at Your Service Hours~6 to 6—7 Days MARR'S AUTO SERVICE Ash at Second Street RADIO REPAIR 1 and 2 day Service on any make or rnor'el Reliable Workmanship. PHONE 2642 We Call for and Deliver Fred Cdllihan Electrical Appliance Co Authorized Motorola Radio Bales and Service 106 So. First St. have yonc to San Francisco, where I they will be employed. | Mrs. Husscll Knott and Major | Patrick Omelya have returned to :helr home ill sibiix City, Iowa, after a two weeks visit with Mrs. Knoll's sisters, Mrs. \V. G. Card, iind family. Mrs. Riiy Daubs Is spending an extended visit in Decatur, 111., with relatives. Mrs. ban White "us returned home alter several week's visit with relullvc.s In St. Louis, Mo., and Btnlon 'Harbor, Mich. Ainu Caraway has been dischaiB- ed from the army nnd Is the guest of his mother, Mrs. Rosa Caraway, and Mrs. Eva League, before going to phoenix, Ark., to make his home. I'lc. Otlcll Fk-emcin. stationed at on Lewis, Wash., is vijiilng his in'iils, Mr. and Mrs. John Flee- 1:111. / Miss Nina Sue Hunt of Muns<l, Teiui,, has returned there af- sijciicliiig a few days with her iiients, Mr. nnd Mrs. Orrin Hunt. .lijhn Kennclly lias arrived to ;;,u i;'" c -!. -T his sister, Mrs. lux Isaacs. lie Is en route from itaMle, Wash., to ills home In New Warren and Wright Thomasdn Read Courier News Want Ads. Knds Slips With Wrench CHICAGO. (UP)—A Chicago Inventor, who probably got lired cf skinning his knuckles when the wrench slipped, has devised one he claims won't slip. John V. Larson. Ihe inventor, calls it Die "L.arc-o- malic," an automatic, adjustable, atchet-actlon wrench. A positive rip prevents rounding off the edges of nuts 'that's where the skinned knuckles usually come im and eliminates frequent use of various sh'.ed end wrenches. We have fresh grriund meal ,aml chicken chops, fine or coars*. (lay and mixed ground feeds. Also custom erlndlns-crushinj. We arc now buying poultry. LANG LEY & SON South Second <Jn Old Berlin Glh Lot For Your Home Springfield Couches, ' Lounge Chairs with Ottoman, CHiffrobes, Bedroom Suites, Springs, Mattresses, 5 piece Breakfast Sets. Just Received: Metal Trunks'& Lockers Alvin Hardy Furniture Co. 301 East Main St. New and Used Phone 2302 Annoying rattles and squeaks [n automobile body or chassis are ffU'ii cniickly eliminated by ti[>lu- ening a screw or boll. Read Courier News Want Adr>. BONDED AND INSURED j] 24-Hour Bill Wundcrlich Railroad Street — Itear Ilobinson's Drug Sfore ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES Let us figure your bill of materials or the total' Contract, including labor. WALPOLE ELECTRIC CO. 110 So. Sec. Phone 3 FOR SALE .' 2000 BUSHELS RALSOY SOY BEANS *• \ '•_ ; v ' v rianlcd from Slalc Ccrlificil Src-d SSLT^is Alfalfa Hay t>. & P. L. 14 Cotton Seed 1 EARL MAGERS Del/, Arkansas Phone 635 SOMETHING NEW! READY-MIXED CONCRETE Foundations-Sidewalks-Driveways-Porches Caf1577 for estimates ^PRIDE and USREY COAL and CONSTRUCTION CO. Approved FHA Contractors • More people than ever before are using long distance nowadays. Circuits are crowded to overflowing with thousands of calls, and some calls are bound to be delayed. But the operator will say: "There will be a delay on your call" —less and less as more and more new circuits are put into service. We're working toward the goal of handling all calls promptly and to your liking. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO. YOUR DOCTOR ORDERS To guard and protect each new miracle wroughf by his skilled hands and steady nerves .. . your doctor uses Cotton. layers of germ-free absorbent Cotton —soft folds of white sterilized Cotton gauze —give soothing protection that helps to heal the wounds of injured bodies. In the hospital, the crisp fresh uniform of your nurse, the daily laundered sheets and pillow cases, the towels, even the moistened cloth that cools your fevered brow —all are Cotton. Because Cotton is the kindest of all fibers to the human body, and because it can stand the washing, scrubbing, and boiling to make it fresh and free of germs—you'll find Cotton wherever health is at stake. That's why more than 43,730,000 pounds of Cotton yearly are made into medical supplies alone. ; Farmers Bank & Trust Co. WASH TUBES BY LKSUR TUKNKR A UFTLE WOXK BV A &OOP JAWC6-UP ACriST ftND VOU'O LOOK M MUCH LIKE THftT BAEV PICruRE ftS SHE DOES NOW \ NOU MEW VOU WIGHT FA EVIDENCE THAT AFTEE JULXIE KIDNAPED ME AND LEFT WirH SOMEONE TILL TONI...WITK SCWEONE WHO \W? '.ss KEEPING Ktonz .THREE.UHKPSCNE TAKEN ISVSflRS LATER. NOT INJC« LATEB TOOK W WRONG KID TO W ,«Ei. AMERICANS USE FOUR TIMES AS MUCH COTTON AS All OTHER FIBERS COMBINED You U i* Mor» Cotton B « c o u i • Colfcri Q i r « « V o v Mpre RED RYDER BY FRED IIARJIAN

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