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SATURDAY, NO\ 7 EMB$R 16, 1940 ELYTHEVHXE (ARK,) COURIER. NEWS PAGE THREE Innocents Abroad Rush Program Enlarges Scope Of Defense Air ONTARIO, • Calfl (UP).—Forly- ilvr days ufter a crop of hay had been cut from broad grain fields adjacent to this thriving Southern California lawn, a permanent •army bast* had been' established. . iihd was in operation, training • pilots, for the army. . TheT. Cal-Aero . academy, .established : as ' a. private Hying', school by Major C. , C. Moseley. oilers primary Instruction to arm)- ea- tiets and is one or nine such In. siiraiiaiui established, under the 1 intensified national defense program.- The sol 100) uses; army training planes and equipment and lakes each .student on u /contract basis whereby the government, pays 'all the 'student's expenses.. The acad- , eiiiy Ls under the personal supervision of .the army but "employs .civilian, instructors and personnel. Life at the academy is based on •anuy military discipline. Armyofficials believed the. transformation, of -a grain field into a permanent air base- in 45 days was u record for speed and efficiency In construction. Is S325.000 The base consists of two large' hangars, four barracks, a canteen a messhall,. a classroom building and administration building. The entire unit was erected in 40 days at a ccst.of $325.000. Five day.' after construction was completed the.. first class of 80 men begar. the 10-week training course. Cadets at the academy are arm: recruits who have shown a preference for the air arm of the service. Here at Cal-Aero they receive ground school training and preliminary flight instruction. Afte: completion of the 10-week courst the graduates are transferred tc •Moft'ett field in northern California, where they receive. 10 \veek. e of basic training. From Moffetf Field the cadets go to Stockton for/ their final 10 weeks of advanced training, from which they graduate as second lieutenants in the 'army air corps reserve. West Point Men There sourco.s, whtdi. consist oi valr;o:> and possibilities are divided Inio four uhnsp.s: physical., so- ual and spiritual. The Rev. Mr. Ovwholser I he need for health f duration (o develop our physical TO* -and the development of certain n tit Mules, of revfMV-nn 1 for enriching our spiritual 1U>. He tilso brouxhi out the annual waste crime in \\\r. United ShUo.s, which is a hlol on our social 1J1V. .ililion of Dlml Is Used. SpmNi editions of Hv Roadois Dii' are bfinu studied by llu- members of the. Spanish class un- i ho diroctibn of Miss iremi Aft or nisiflin" 1 tliis •edition and i he oornvsDondlnv- English copv. 'Mir- twrnbers of tho class hope to a wider vocabulary ami unmovi' thoir sweert In reading. The Hiitois ol'- th»> Renders Di- Uu» Imuorlflnw of A, Gvfihnisfr :of thn ProsbylPTian Church spoke on "Spirltnnl Growth." ,•'••• . On Tlwr.'xuiy J. Louis Cherry, n member of the local school board, spoke on "Our School*; and AVlmt They Cast,." Virginia Wllllhm Baushtnmn and Edna Hnrx have re-entered school. Harold Geor&e Is a. new pupil in ' 1 Court Neighbor" policv betwoon United' Rt,utps ' mid lh<» South rU-iin countrieii, . reit'n.sed n 'ill pnblinitidn of, this Spanish lluon in Nov a mbo'f. v Since this us rrepiml with such intwest by li (<Hic)i<?rs : f,iu'ounhout the ountrv. Die DoeenuVr 1,-^iir' d for -'nl?. the Sixth The sixth uruaV pupils sire bralinK American Education week by inviting their parents, tu visit Uidr room Thursday and Friday. They haw" arranged aii exhibit of luaulwork done this year at school, such us embroidered flour sack cup UnvoU, leather and wooden ui'll.s. and macaroni bells. Uilly Gibbs Ls u new pupil In the sixth grade, He came from I hi' CiOsnc'll s-tthool, Tho boys and uirlr. in this gnulo are suviny tin foil to send «fo 'th« Shrlnm of Memphis. This (In >foi! is matlr.'.. up into camel paper weights ancl sold for a cloller <»ftch, and the money is Blven to the Crippled Children's hospital; j.sirlc:! -n mpmbers of the Homo s club arc'' voing to the mc'f.iin«. which will b« boon able to nssttme- our place In the larger picture' of ha- lloii-wlde tuborculosls prevention and control." ; The Christmas Soul campaign lias been a feature of the i Yule I kl« .senson for H3 years. CJirL'itjna.s Seals enable the local tuberculosis si>y.oo.ln,llon to carry on its year- round campaign against this dLs- c,a.s<!, Tin; chairmen announcer' that several .sub-committees -would be formed including a women's committee, business men's committee and Junior helpers, Through this widespread or^ani/ation. they said, everyone will bo given an 0))- portunity lo enroll in the antl-' flghl, ' -., '.-; - * -y \ • j% to conthvae for, eight'-or''* ten weeks. ' """•'' ;~- f The proposed > machine tool operation claw Is scheduled to be held '-, at Joo»'Atkms' shop for eight weeks', y These classes are tinder', super- '• vision of Blytheville and ' Wilson "t school boards a'nd UM»- State -De- '<* of Trada and* Industrial and arc.given at no ex- ponsc. to the. enrollens who be- fom»j better fitted for jobs expected to be ooened because of the National nofcnsft program'; eld in the Jonosbovo hiah school. M"nduy. Nov. ?5.. -While there, the iris will participate In » stylo hnw where the clothes nmcli!>by l.»« j students will bo worn. yirls also uHin to r-nter an >hibit of a winter bouquet.'in' the .how. liu 1 meetlnj4. which will be held en Saturday, will lust all day. riireu rilms Sliown. Throe educational-films-wen; presented in school last week to members of various classes. Tumlay, three., home economic::.saw ''Sow Today the 1 Modem Wav." which pictured the latest mnthocl.s of sewing; Wednesday. "Heredity" a film about this Important social problem, was shown to agriculture civics and social .problems classes Thursday, American history world history, home economics anc panish childish innocence which'can't reauso the horrors that threaten them, these little Eng- Iriciuded among the trainees at lish children escape the shock of aerial .-bombardment which shatters adult nerves. When Nazi raiders Cal-Aero are graduates- of West bombed their orphanage, there were no casualties, Out buildings were 'wrecked. In the striking prioto, ! Point who have"'sought a transfer a fc ove? the children unconcernedly play at their table next morning, while, in background, officials frorn one of the other branches of service into- the ; air corps. These trainees are regular .commissioned officers in the_.anny and are ranked above the I .regular enrollees. Should-^hey -flunk- out-of r the '-air- corps they resume: their'.; regular sta tus ' in the army.,,:, -., Fifteen flight instructors are included in the personnel of 57 in charge of operations •'at" the acadr emv. Lieut. Arthur Strunk is cliief instructor at the academy and is assisted; by Lieut. Robert L. Scott 'and Lieut. J. T. Coulter. inspect the damage. classes saw "Arts and •*..*•. Crafts of Mexico." . ^i' Red Cross. Instead of working on home projects, the home economics students are makine Red Cross garments. which will -be sent to thr needy in England. Material for -i8 layettes, women's: dresses anr' six men's hospital .robes have already been sent to the classes by the Red Cross, and more., is expected. Yrsonnel Of (ihristina.s Sea I CommitteeNamed Mrs. Rodney L. Banister and Mr.s. C. A. Cunningham, co-elu\!r- nen ol the' 1940 Christmas--'Seal Jampaign ( announced today Lhcil eight persons have accepted membership oji the committee for Blytheville, of the Mississippi County rubercUlosls Association. The members are: Miss Ireno Morgan, publicity; Miss Luna B. Wilhelm, co-chairman; John C. Mc.Himey, personal solicitation; Mrs. Chester Caldwcll, school participation; Mrs/ T. R Ivy, rural schools; -Mrs. John F Relnmiller, Mrs, Jhon Ed Jtuues booth /sales; negro commit^c— Alena Wiley, supervisor of regro schools, chairman; L. W. Harawaj of Armorel and Ellen HarrlHon, cochairmen. "We have found volunteers caye to serve on our Christmas Sea Committee," said Mrs^ Jumes I- Craln. president of the Mlsslsslpp Bounty Tuberculosis AssociaUot "Through their efforts and the re spouse of the-/townspeople we hav Trade And I n d u s t rla 1 Classes Operating. •"• Mere And Al Wilson At * h* Hospitals Ifnmnion Brmcll, AilanLa, Ga.. dismissed, Mrs, Nobit>. Parks, city, dismissed.'I 1 Avails llosuiial ttlduircl Hnynie, city; admitted. •-•' Arnold Jones. 'Cooler,: admitted., Mrs. fid Seratt, Manila, admitted,.., Mrs. If. C. Robinson, Steel«,'ntl- * Th<; Trade juiri ImUisl.rlul fiMu- ntlou (ilas-sos. started in -.Mlssl.s- ppl County last month, are i'mu> lonlng- with three groups now and another class sched- Mcniuhis Huptisl Hospital D. G. Moore, city, admitted. P»'"l McDonald Keiner, Mrs. Joe Arendall, city, admitted.., Ntullne Dt-rt-yberry. Osceola, ad-, mitUHl. , Francis J locUi' 1 , P r f n c h m a irs' Bnyou, European migratory birds spend their winters In Africa, with a few of them sojourning In southern led to begin within a short time. Elyhl, men In each class aro being aught weldiutf, machinist 'lathe peratlori and .sheet metal patteru Ir'ul'tlng and UKJ application for i» lass in machine tool "operation if expected to be [)u.s.scd tins month 'Men who are studying' weldlnr n a class at Joe Atkins' Machine Shop here, with Alvln McGregor as nstructoi-. are attending four nights a week, those studying welding, at the Wilson .Machine .Shop in Wilson, with Jesse J, Burns as instruc- Lor, and machinist lathe operation at Wilson, with M. H. Pipkin as Instructor, are attend Ing' classes three nights a week. Classes are BUY YOUR HOLIDAY LIQUORS & WINES BY THE CASE AND SAVE MONEY Complete Stock BLYTHEV1LLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 rhoiuv Dr.Saliba's Clinic EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT 128 i:. Kentucky Ave.. Corner Franklin & Kentucky GLASSES KITTED -T. A. Sullha, M.I).. M.K.. rh.G. Oflioe I'hone 418, Re.s. 410 SCHOOL NEWS SENIOtl iriGH NEWS Education Week Ohser\'efl at School. American Education Week is being celebrated during the week of Nov. 10-16 in all schools in the United States and Canada. The The': latest .type training ships, , mirpose oC American Education Stearman pt-l3b biplanes are , to . helo the pare nts and sUndard .equipment -at Cal-Aerp..| cicl2eils of . everv community to The. traners possess great, flexi-1 knQw fche achieveme nt s , the ob- bility aud an amazing ability to election that followed Herbert Graham^ was elected sergeant-at- arms. . ' v ' Tlie theme of the program In the sophomore class .of Miss Elizabeth McHenry was "Patriotism." Kathryn Hudson reported on "The Meaning, of' Armistice." Mary Jo Newccmb read the poem "In Flanders Fields" and, Kathryii Wahl read the poem ."In. Toast to the J Field." Also, discussed was "Coh- stand.-abuse. Because of their slow landing speed, 51 miles an hour, they are regarded as one of the safest training shius available. Tlie primary train ins; taueht at Cal-Aero and the other eight primary training schools in the,country consists mainlv of teaching a cadet how to fly. to coordinate and to grasp- some of the funcla- inentel princioles of a flight.- Durine his 10 week's* • stay at Cal-Aern the cadet lenrnj? to-fiv-a Pimple 1pf , n . rps nnri - fllp 11P p d( , n f -'thpirl **""' •'""" ' *"" — J " w " """ .lectueb. anci tne needs ol men j struct i ve Assembly, Programs; schools. The nlans for establishing American Educational Week were started at the Des Moines convention nf the NnUonal Education Association in 1920. The theme of the 3H40 celehra- t,if'ii of American Education Week 's "Educnr.ion for the Common Defense" The principles imon which our rlemocrscv i« established cannot be pmnhasjzed too much nor In the sophomore class of William Beswick was discussed the subject "Development of Better Assembly Programs." Ways of raising money for- class activities was also "discussed. Noma Houchin san<* the hit song "Only Forever." Betty Hill led the discussion of "Better Assembly Programs" in thp senior room of Miss "Luna B Wilhelm. Numerous students voiced their opinions on the •' subject his a.nd . h>fo For Wc<»k Is for D^fftos for t^c Common Dc- pfpiv, of AmTicnn this year. Tn cnrrvin? out >IP)>TR. broari t.onics for each Si itlr iiv. were as -. "Enri^jne Civic Public nirplnne. to flv it well'and to'flvl^e kind of schools necessary to it fi^curnt^v. He-lparns to'execute mainlam these principles, fundamental' trainin* -patterns and tn accomplish simnle acrobatics. Fe poes to ground school nnd p^udip.s theory and mathematics. TTft and nracficfts on the .so t.hah when, during jiriunnced work, he j^f.ricate and no\r- ( he will havn the neces- i HQV - flv5r»'tr knowledge to become a 1 ^"'l^ws: pilot. Quarters Arc Mwlem r.ondit-ior-s ft the new base would om?/ 0 oiH-Mme nrmv men. Cn^^ts ave hill^fed two to a room, vrith a bath to each t.wo ?'ooms. Fach room is pnuipi">fd with two berVi clfsk. chairs, wardrobe floset pnane. On the is a ]«ree recreation bnilrl- in°r housing the ncnrlemy cp^r.A.en. library f»nd rp.creftinnal facilities. Prior to .Tuiy. 1939. there were no such things as civilian aero- pnuticfll schools tTnjnin? pilots, for the armv: all n>lots up to t>»pt. I'time vere trained at Randolph FieM. Tex. Tl^e areaf. aviation ex- rmnsion pwram launched by H?vp Forum p m . Congress created a_ new problem. ; Cllr i nT tl>e awsn— .^. .v.x, vMai.-Gen. H. H. Arnold, chief of \ Tn^.sdavl the numerous homerooms The Air Corps. 'Dersuaded Congress ne ]d forums. Fntnrrfav. "Building Eco- .discussed how to remedy the defects. Tn Mitchell Best's homeroom Jones led the discussion on beHer assembles and play nieht Different- members of.. the clas& voiced their opinions. Marione. Perry led the discussion in Miss Laws' junior room Phe talked about imnrovinor assemblies and several students also contributed to the discussion. "School Assemblies and How the Students Mav. Helo to Imnvove Them" VPS th« p^b.iect for discus- ,s'on in Miss Cecil Casstdy's room. This Hipcussion was led by Warren Clark. • : Because the Student Council made n special reouest for a manner? clinic, one has been formed es • Bright. Ploy Ann Sample, and I Margaret Johns. • ^ -The- winning squad will be en- .ertained al the end of six weeks by the others. . • Zoolosy Society Vrescnts Program. The United States Society of Zoology/ of Charlotte. N. C;. . presented an educational'program Friday on "Live Snakes .- of • the World." ' : . This program ; was planned to increase the interest of the students in natural .history. .Among the live snakes brought; here for the observation of the audience were the Boa Constrictor, India Pvthon. yellow Anocon.da, Indigo Puake. Blue Racer. Yellow Bull. Coachwhip, American King snake and many others of lesser importance. A short talk was pivcn on "The Care of Pets and .'Preliminary Training" to demonstrate the results of a little kindess to pets. Librarian Prepares Book List. Because of the interest aroused by the program Friday by the United States Society of Zooloay nn" different snakes. Miss Amy Bailey, librarian, has comnileri ;i list of books with good references on the subject of snakes. The names of these books are: "Reptiles of the World" by Detmars: "Strange Animals T Have Known" by Detmars. ancl "Thrills of n Naturalist's Quest" by Detmars. • * * Overholser Speaks. "Developing Human Resources" was the rheme of the speech given by the Rev. James A. Overholser when he addressed the student SIJDBURY SCHOOL NEWS Cli'h M«'ots. ••The"'' Good Citizenship^ club L ~of Grade Five held its weekly meeting-in room 203 -Friday afternoon. Nov. 8, at 2' o'clock. . . The Safety committee of thir group wos-in charge of .the program when the following number? .were given: ."The Boy Who Guarded Washington," Jimmie ' "Murdaugh; "Pedro's Safety Council,' Charles Wallace; "Abe Lincoln, the Frontier Boy Observes Safety Rules,"- Billy Tomilhson; "Snow King's Safety," James Tpcld; ''Help! Help!", Sara Pearl Brooks. Victrola music was enjoyed during the social hour. ,.- ] James; A. Lankford is president and Billie Van Wright,, secretary of the group. This group is enjoying a special study of "Trees." They are interested this week in observing the shape, bark and leaves -ns well as the names of the different trees. -./ v The Pev Jpmps A. OverhoLser pou.csp'l "r)RveIooin<? Fuman P.P- i'rrep." when he hero students clear prob- •i- i body in an assembly Wed- 71 ps Hav. Continuing . p.eid tonic. Individual Liberties*' Friday. to authorise orimary training- nt civilian schools fitted to handle the wnrk. Tbe nlan. as outlined by Arnold, would, be under command of army officers and under iuris- diction of the, armv. Actual instruction in flviner. however, was to be by the civilian school's instructors and the fields, buildines and equipment, except the ' airplanes, were to be those of the school, also. The experiment has proved extremely satisfactory, enabling fly- In? cadets to get their primary training at the civilian schools and releasing Randolph Field for advanced training. During the Middle Ages, there was a penalty of one year's imprisonment for stealing a swan's egg in England. Tn Miss Irene Mor- °rvn's room. Billy Crops led the discussion on "Constructive Assembly Programs-' *nd Ross Hushes discussed the "Monitor Svstem." Tn observance of National Education week. Const P nee Denton save a ' report on "The History pnd Oriein of National Education We^k and Its Purpose." "Methods of Improving Assembly Programs" was the theme of a forum discussion in the freshman class of Miss Jlmmle D. Brock. The group discussed plans to contribute a Thanksgiving basket to a needy family. After the discussion Jimmie Hudson told about the hobby, "Model Airplanes." "The Development and Organization of the School Assembly Activities" was the theme of the discussion in the sophomore class of Miss Bffle Lee Terrell. In the CDS nlac^s. The clinic is conducted the fifth period for any class that wishes to attend: but cnlv one class at a time 'can be accommodated. Any one class ca.i meet in the clinic for as many days as they choose. So far. decree Con noil's cln<:s and Miss Brock's nnd Miss Wilhelm's study balls hf»ve met for the discus- The French class will be bodv in an assembly. Wednesday. The Rev. Mr. Overholser pointed out that human resources sire found everywhere that human r life exists. He asserted that these re- LANGE SCHOOL Second Grade The second grade children have turned businessmen nnd are doing a thriving business in a candy .store. The store was built and the stock has been donated by the children. When n little capital has been accumulated the children Intend to go into the paper and pencil business, too. Third Grade The third grade is glad to have B. W. Wyatt and Junniln Head ;back in school. The-third., grade almost has its Community Frieze finished. Mothers have been invited to visit Lange school Thursday nnd Friday. Have Special Speakers Langc school is observing American Education week this week by having special assembly programs. On Monday the Rey. James TELEPHONE FOR thc next to meet. Questions, answers and discussions are used to explain manners at such places as assemblies.! churches, theaters, dances, drug stores, restaurants and on streets. Other subjects taken up were dating, manners at football games, and manners in general. The clinic will remain open until all the fifth period classes, who want to attend have met for th£ study of manners. '•• Gym Classes Compete. The girls' gymnasium classes under the direction of Miss Marearet Lawes have been divided into five squads which will compete in the work of the next three weeks. The point system will be used in scoring the groups. In the fourth period class Doris Adalr and Doris Pipkin are squad headers; In the. fifth- period, Fran SUPER QUALITY WASHED -DUST-TREATED • WAXOLIZED Guaranteed for Furnace, Stove or Stoker Try Our "Warm-Morning" Sentry Coal, For the New Warm Morning Stoves GAY & BILLINGS, Inc. PHONE 76 The News Behind the News What do you find in the newspaperyou are holding in your hands? • On the front page, headlines; history bursting into shape before your'eyes,... • • : Then, on the inner pages, news you- might not at first recognize as such ... pages of advertising from your local stores. Pages of merchandise ... an assortment of wares so varied and so complete it would take you weeks to inspect it in person! " ; -IfV'fV News? Yes! Not to shake the world, perhaps, but important to matters you care about. The new dvess IVtary wants for the Prom; (here is one illustrated — and you had no idea it would cost so little). Or Junior's new bicycle (you could not very well have guessed that the sporting-goods store was having a sale!) : Newspaper advertising saves you money — you can compare prices better than you could by store-to-store searching. It saves you time — you can decide just where to go before you start. And it saves you mistakes—these goods are sold exactly as advertised! So read all the news in the newspapers! Sometimes the advertisements can mean more to you than all the foreign dispatches on Page One!

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