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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1940 BLYTHIWTLLE (ARTC.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Hornersville Man Who Enlisted in Navy Here Has Interesting Career Clarence L. Branum, Chief Ma- | chinist's Mate, U. S. Navy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Branum, who reside near the city of Hornersville, MO., has .successfully completed the course of instructions at the Recruiting 1 Training School, located at- the Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Va. Mr. Branum was selected .for this .special train- in a by his commanding officer, who recommended him to the Bureau of Navigation as a man well fitted for this type of duty, in accordance with orders issued by the Bureau of Navigation, Chief Branum Ls leaving the Tide Water area to take up his duties as Recruiter at Des Moines, Iowa. All men selected for Recruiting duty must meet the requirements of the General Board, approved by the Secretary of the Navy. These requirements .state that Recruiting • Officers' and Petty Officers should be carefully selected with a view to then- special fitness for the duty. They should be representative of th^r best material in the service, cle-an, ^.standing, and well spoken young men whose impression oa a community in which they are doing duty will be of the best. Mr. Branum first enlisted in the Navy on Nov. 28, 1927 as an apprentice .seamen at the navy recruiting station, Blytheville, and in a period of nine years advanced to the rating of Chief Petty Officer, the different ratings he has held since first enlisting are: Apprentice Seaman, Seaman second class. Fireman third class. Fireman second class, Fireman first class, Machinist's Mate second class. Machinist's Mate first class, Chief Machinist's many and varied, but like many other Navy men they have become commonplace to him and lie seldom speaks of them. HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyd* Lewis IN TIIR CHANCERY COURT FOR T1IECHICKASAWBA niLVi'RK',T OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Former Resident Heads Los Angeles Auto Service Lehman Gillespie, who moved to Los Angeles, Calif., from Blytheville six years ago, is making an enviable reputation in the automobile merchandising i n d u s t r y there. Tins week he was appointed new .service manager at the Harrison H. Rhoads Chevrolet dealership, Beverly Hills, after having been in a similar capacity at the Brokaw- Bauer Chevrolet dealership for five years. An account oi' his changing position was carried in a Los Angeles paper wilh this notation: "He is con.sitlereu' by local Chevrolet Motor officials to be one of the ablest, and best, qualified .service men in the field." FARM NEWS COHL. I MO 1Y NEA SUVICI. IMC. T. M. »IG. U. S. PAT. Off. Louis vs. m. Plaint ill No. 7342 Arlr-y Ncwsotn. DeOiulanl. WARNING OR D Kit Tho (tfiVndant, Arley Ncwsom. is wariu'd to appear in ihc Chancery Ccniri lor the. Chickasawba District oi' Mississippi County, Arkansas, within ihii'ty (\}()\ days find answer ihe comyjluiiu ol t.lie plaint i!!', Louis Nf\v.',om. Witno.ss my hand a* clerk ol suid u>v:rt and t)if seal tlu-rcot" Uii.-; the ilin! day oi November. 1940. IIARVKY M OR KIM, Cli>rk. Courier News want ucls. THANKSGIVING PA/ Successful home slorage of surplus vegetables requires good healthy vegetables at, the start of the storage season. Vegetables that are overripe or infected in any way with diseases or insects will spoil rapidly even in the best type of .:ome storage. Vegetable crops vary in their storage requirements. Beets, carrots, salsify, winter radishes, hor.se- "Advance and give the counlersign—and gel your cigars and cigarets here, gcnls!" Mate acting appointment, and Chief ! radish, winter apples, cabbage, par- Machinist's Mate permanent appointment. He stated that his career in he Navy has been a profitable one, and recommends a career in the Navy to any young man who can meet the rigid requirements. Chief Branum has traveled extensively since he first enlisted in the Navy. His sea voyages have taken him to many strange places and he has seen many strange sights, among those sights are several battle grounds of the American Revolution, the famous prison dungeons of Tortugas, Fla., where Dr. Mudd was held prisoner during the Civil War, the ruins of old Panama, the city that the famous fl'xate Morgan laid waste, the famous crater of Mauna Loa, neai" the city of Hilo, on the island of Hawaii. He has hunted bear in the wilds of Alaska, and the dismal swamps of V.irginia,-,rhountain lions in the. mountains of ; .-California, and alli- gatqgs in the swamps of Florida. He -witnessed, the bombardment of the Cuban...fort at Havana, Cuba, during the Cuban revolution in 1934, and was caught in a cross fire of two opposing factions of the revolution while ashore on liberty in Havana. He was duly initiated into the ancient order of the deep while crossing the equator on May 2, 1937, while enroute from La puaria, Venezuela, to Bahia, Brazil, this initiation qualified him as a shellback in the ancient order of the deep, and his certificate and identification card snips, potatoes and turnips keep best,in a cold, moist atmosphere. These conditions can be provided cheaply by outdoor mounds, pits or cellars. For small growers, mounds and pits are used 'most frequently. C. A. Vines, horticulture instruc- totr at the University of Arkansas, says that mounds are usually constructed by placing six or eight inches of straw on a high spot of ground. The desired quantity of vegetables is piled up and then a six-inch stove pipe or similar tube is placed on top of the cone-shaped pile. The pile of vegetables is then covered by about six inches. of straw followed by eight inches of soil over the straw, making sure that the stove pipe is open' to allow 'ventilation. Phillips recommends some kind of a cover for the end of the stove pipe to keep out the weather. Pits differ from mounds by. being located beneath the ground surface. A-- hole about. I*.-foot deep from four to six feet wide and any length desired, is satisfactory. Drainage is important with this type of storage. Ventilation may •be the same as for mounds. About six inches of straw or hay is placed on the bottom and the vegetables carefully piled on top. About six inches more straw is matted over the vegetables arid covered with enough soil to prevent freezing. Pumpkins, squash, and sweet potatoes keep best .in a warm, dry Dlace such as a basement heated vitamin A. scientists can "see it In your eyes," with a delicate instrument that measures the adaptation of the eyes to darkness. This instrument helps them detect nutritional night ' blindness, one of the first signs of a vitamin A deficiency. "But," points out Miss Cora Lee Coleman, county home demonstration agent, "there is a simple wny for the homemaker to make sure that her family gets enough vitamin A. She can include plenty of foods rich in vitamin A in her meals, and see to it that each member of the family eats -his share of these foods." According to Miss Mary E. Longhead of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, a recent experiment at the Bureau of Home Economics of the United States Department of Agriculture revealed ! how much vitamin A an average I adult man or woman needs. The' daily minimum need is about 4,000 : international units, according to this experiment. Somewhat more than 4,000 units are needed daily to give a margin of safety. In terms of common foods, Miss Loughead says, enough vitamin A to give an adult "a liberal margin of safety for one clay would be sup- vegetables and fruits are the best sources. These include greens such as kal, turnip tops, and dried yellow peaches," Miss Loughead says. CRANERRY BREAD, THAT'S Floods: Fire; Welcome Shower CRANMORE. Cal. i UP)—Between two floods, a fire and ix .shower not. rain). Mr. and Mrs. Walter Romel^pacher appreciated most the latter. 'The floods wiped out their home entirely; unrl then when It was rebuilt and refurnished a fire duplicated the trick. The shower was (jiven by frifnds and neighbors '.to help them refurnish a third home. Read Courier News want nds. P.S.-TAYST6e MAKCS; j. sweu. STUFFING TOO/ GREYHOUND features signed by "Neptunus Rex, ruler of by a furnace. Attics are most often the raging main," states that he 1 used for onions since they require is known and respected by all sail- \ cool, dry storage. ors of the seven seas. The experi- i * * * ences of Mr. Branum have been If you are not getting enough plied by the following: One pint : -?l of whole milk; one egg; two ordinary-sized pats of butter; and an average serving of a leafy green or yellow vegetable. Each day children will need their daily quart of milk and suitable sized portions of the foods rich in vitamin A that are provided for the adults. "Of course it is not necessary to include exactly these foods each day for vitamin A." the Extension specialist in foods and nutrition states. ''Many other foods also v<Ue as excellent sources of this vitamin. "Of the'plant foods, the green leafy vegetables and the yellow for November Greyhound Bus Terminal 10!) No. 51h St. I'honc Kill) TODAY'S TRAVEL BARGAINS $4.35 $6.35 $7,95 $7.95 $ Q cn i/.'JU Nashville. 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