The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1941 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 2, 1941
Page 5
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1941 Many From South Mississippi County Spent Holidays Far From Home OSCEOLA, Ark., Jan. 2, — Although the majority of the 50 to CO Osceola young people in colleges and universities spent the Christmas holidays and New Year's Day with their families, there arc approximately 25 from the South end of the county who have spent the season in training camps, at flying fields, on battleships or other branches of the nation's defense frontiers. Among these are Ensign Fred P. Jacobs who is on the battleship Mississippi at Pearl Harbor, Hawaiian Islands. Fred Ms the son of Col. P. P. Jacobs and Mrs. Jacobs and a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. James Roy Dillard. son 01 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dillard, who enlisted in the United States Navy September 21, was sent to Norfolk, Va.. for six weeks base training, then eight days visit with his parents before returning to Norfolk where he went by train across the United States to Bremerton, Wash., where he was assigned to the U. S. S. Arizona for one week, then transferred to the California, flagship of the Pacific Fleet. His headquarters for a few weeks will be Long Beach, CaL from where he will sail for "somewhere in the Pacific." Billie Young, son of Dave Young, Osceola's chief of police, and Mrs. Young, who , enlisted in the Navy last Spring, is on the heavy cruiser, Tuscaloosa, now enroute toj Portugal bearing Admiral William' H. Leahy to his new post as U. S. ambassador to the French government of Marshal Petain. President Roosevelt also used the Tuscalcosa on his recent voyage of inspection of the proposed, naval bases in Caribbean waters. . Two other Csceola boys. Frank. Butler, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. j Butler, and Joe Shippen, son ofl Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Shippen; are enrolled in the Naval Academy at Annapolis. Frank is a graduate of the Osceola schools and of Marion Institute, Marion, Ala., while Joe was graduated from Gulf Coast Military Academy, Gulf port. Miss. Charles Sullenger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Sullenger, leaves Jan. 1 for Hicks Field, Fort Worth. Tex., to begin training in the Cadet Flying Corps. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FUNNY BUSINESS 'I never was a barber before and I don't like (he work get me!" Second Fire Victim Dies At Forrest City FORREST CITY, Ark.. Jan. 2.— Toll in a fire Tuesday night near Forrest City, Ark., rose to two last night.with the death of Charles Cluitt, 39. Mrs. Cluitt, whose three-year-old' sister. Shirley Castleberry, was burned to death in the fire, was reported in a critical condition. Shirley, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Castleberry of Round Pond, Ark., burned to. death when fire, started by kerosene poured on a dying fire, swept through the Cluitt's home on Highway 70, three miles west, of Forrest City. Mr. Cluitt was born near Greenbrier. Ark. He was in the Marines for about 14 years. Previously his name had been spelled Clouettc, but relatives said he had recently used the simpler form, Clnitt. Besides his wife, he is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Clouette, Route 2, Little Rock; two brothers, F. E. Clouette, Paul Clouette, both of Little Rock; five .sisters, Mrs. j W. Fiedler. Green- brier: Mrs. B. F. Johnston, Gideon, Mo.; Mis. Alice Earnehart, Leachville. and Mrs. T. T. Lyons, and Mrs. C. S. McMillen, both of Little Rock. IEH FRIDAY Brothers Tied In Broken Arms WILDWOOD. N. J. (UP)—The Douglass brothers are beginning to distrust their good right arms. Bobby, 10. recently broke his for the third time. The fracture 'equalled the record of his brother. Freeman, who also broke his right arm on three different occasions. Company M Will Join Other Army Units At Camp Robinson Company M of the Arkansas National Guard will leave for Camp Robinson at Little Rock Friday morning with 123 men and five commissioned officers, except for a few boys who were left behind with influenza at company headquarters until they recover. v Included in the contingent of the 153rd infantry from this district, mobilized Dec. 23. 1940, were 79 privates, including 40 men who are "specialists," such as cooks, chauffeurs, gunners and armorer! artificers, etc. Seventeen sergeants and 2S corporals arc non-commissioned oflicers. Commanding Officer is Cupt. Wendell M. Phillips, who will lead his company into Camp Robinson to join some 22,000 other regular finny enlistees and oncers'includ- ing other national guard units now a part of the regular army. Company M j K a heavy weapons unit. Its group will be augmented (HI the camp by 82 additional men, 'all from local draft boards in the selective service .setup. Included in equipment for the company, other than individual clothing and kits, are: eight 30- caliber automatic rifles, 52 pistols, Dr. W. F. Brewer Dentist W y i h c v i 11 c, Ark a nsas Specials! Extractions- $LOO Full Upper and Lower Plates $25.00 (Extractions Included) 50 '30-c-uiiber rifles, live one-half- ton command ctir.s, 1C oue-half- ton weapon carriers, eight 30-cnlll- b«r machine guns. 4 50-onlibcr machine guns, 4 81-min morlars, nncl company supply :uui mess equipment. Largest mnn in Ihe company is Corp. Olynder Ruydcr, weight ''247, who recently was voted the' "wittiest" man in the company. Avenge a&e of tlu* privntfi.s i.s in, avfrngo of non-coms i.s 27. The- National Gunrd jtwif hns men in Us organization whoso nues vary from 18 to 45 years.. Moss Sgl. Miu:k Knight and Cooks Byron Smith. Joel Davis. Roy Tweedlp and Anyclo Childs are perhaps the most, popular men in the unit. The food'served is sufficient Cor the hungriest uum in any company. Average lunch any day includes pork chops', two vi^c'iable's Mich us ports and potatoes, three slices of bread, coll'eo, two cookie;; and a fruit. No om> complains of the food. At Cntnp llobinson tho men will be comfortable, with touts nhvady up. floors insinllod in eni-li und n fins heater in ouch lent. En?h nuin will have a lockor m the fool of his bed and a locker box under ihc bed. Company M is "in the arinv 11 now! I'olicc Aspirant PHILADELPHIA ( UP;~,Slan So- kohs 1932 Pemusylvflnhi loo!bid! captain, professional wrestk-r and JiH-'giwrcl, is in. training to bi- u Philadelphia policeman. ,Soko!i.s' sinbition is to be all ached 'to the Crime prevention Bureau and transform "dead end" kids into ix'sprc'iable ciii/.en.s. Election of Rep. Roland Lmclsey Is Predicted When Legislature Meets 15V PAT WAlnSH I'uited Pro.-*- stall Corrcspo'iulcnt L-I-JTLB ROCK, Ark.. Jan 2 (UP)—Well informed sources this wc>ek predictnri thai ReprosentulJve Roland Unrtsey ol Sourcy, would I* elected Speaker Pro-Tojn of the House of Representatives, W hen the General Assembly convenes 6:1 January 13th. Lindsey it was sukt i.s \\w choice of Speaker Designate Mums Wilkinson of Sebastian county. Hi.. ,,teo is a Kupponer of t.he new aclmln- islraUon tin wall tvs a brolhnMii- J iw of United States Senator John E. Miller. The White county le^lnt.n- i,t. one time was u nmriictntc for the spcukei-shlp but withdiew In fin-or of Wilkinson, thus starting this land-slide of u-iUxtnuvuls of other candidates that, resulted in tho Sebastian county legislator's wlnmiv; of tho post. To ScliTl \Vorkers Spottknr Desittniite Means Wilkinson a Little Rock visitor early this week said he would open pro'-' session headquarters j n ri jocnl hotel over the week-end and meet with his. eflieiency cominitUu* to iron out tho roiif'h spots in tho se- lection or workers who will serve in the House during: the CO day session. Wilkinson and his aids taking their cues from legislative history ure allowing each oid or returning legislator who has served before one Job to be filled by a person from his county. New members coming to the legislature for the first time arc not allowed any patronage, following the custom established many years a^o.. Speaker Designate Wilkinson-it was. said, will take his oath of omco from Associate Justice J Seaborn Holt of Port Smith. Jus- tico Holt It was said is a close personal friend of the Speaker Designate'^ father W. N. Wilkinson, as well as the offlciul himself. ._?f. nd Courier News want ads. 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