The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1943 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 15, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS VOLUME 1—NO. 207. AUKANSAS.TflUKHIJAY, Al'UlL "lf>, I'm" SUBSCRIPTION RATES'ON KKQUESI THE BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR COFU'S NEWS Published dally except Sundays in the Interest of I he. personnel of the Army Air Forces Advanced Two Engine Hying School of BIyiheville, by Che Blytlievillo Courier News. II contains tlie news of the Air Base. is Ghines^Street^Scene: Bombers Are Two Hours Away | liiyi?l; :; :-;il v ':. r ^'^-^A i 1,-,. • JalfeBIi Post Engineer Will Take Similar Duties At San ;elo, Texas U P ; Ange CAKE !''OU WAACS—Wanes appreciate good food as much ns i soldiers (lo, and they get good food, prepared by WAAC cook:t. Auxi- iliary (Private) Virginia G. Kilgore, of St. Paul, Va., member of the ; 38th WAAC Post Headquarters company, stationed at Fort Kuo.v, • Ky., smiles as she cuts a cake she has just linished baking. She linowa ^th'at hungry members of tlie company, returning from their duties a= ', chauffeurs of staff cars, drivers of trucks ami jeeps, dispatchers in the motor pool, clerks, typists, slcnolypists, teletypists, steuograplicis, .radio mechanics, secretaries ami other non-coinbatnnl dulies in which i tliey have replaced physically fit enlisted men, will appreciate it. Each company of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps is self-sustaining, .operates its own mess and attends to iU own administration. Companies of the Corps now are on duly at posts, camps and stations ever the'Unitod; States and overseas. l C'apl. Clifford L. Cryer, who re- poilcd for duty at the lilythevllle Army Air Held on June 20. when there won! only eight other officers bore, Inis received orders trnnstmliiB lilm to the Army Air Field HI Knn AilBClo, Tex., as |x>st engineer. As post enulncer of the lilythe- vllle field Captain 'Srycr luis np- provcd every bulldliiB and Installation before It was officially accepted from tlio contractor. Also dtscnnrfjini; the duties of post utilities officer, wllh civilian us well as military peronncl under his direction.. Captain Cryer lias luul tlic res)X)iisinllit.v. for the maintenance, upkeep'n'nd operation of roads, lire prelection, wnlcr and sewage .system, gnrbnitc dls- po-sal and incinerator, heating systems, railway, buildings and Ihc many other facilities of the community. He came to this station from San Antonio .where he was district engineer. A reserve officer, he was called to active duty, in December. 1040, from his home at Newark, N. J., where he was a healing and ventilating engineer and contractor. In World War No. 1, Captain Cryer saw n montlis of overseas service with the American Expeditionary Forces in Franco., ns a corporal of the 800th Aero Squadron. Captain and Mrs. Cryer live at 11-11 I learn Street. Low Green Fees Attracting Golfers Special green fees established last Fall at the Blythcvitlc Country Club for the military iwi.sonnc! are still in effect, according to an announcement by First. Lieut. Oscar L. nmson, special service officer. Enlisted men niay play nine holes for 25c or 18 holes for 50c. Fec£ for officers arc 40c for 9 holes am: 15c for 18 holes: Soldiers and officers who like to ptoy golf are taking advantage o: these special low fees, anil thei wives, too, arc eligible.- Chaplains' Homers Too Much For Band Chaplnin 'Julian Lindsey am Chaplain Gei'ald Hognii were Hi stars of -a Softball game Tuesda afternoon in Hie athletic area, encl slusging out a home run. Chaplaii -LimUc.v played .shortstop for. th Athletic Department team, an Cliaplain Kogan played third base 'Hie Athletic Department (jrou dclciilcd a team of the 351st Army Air Forces Band by the score of fl to 1. The lineups: Athletic Dcpt. Kami \ngell 2nd Brenner c Jicner p ' Rraddock 15 Lindsey Team Receives Bid F o v Met I Willi Cape Girar- tlcan, Mo, Tcacliers '1'he Post Track •J'cam hns Iwcn Invited In vie wllh the .Soiilheast Missouri Touchers Colk'«i> team of Cape Cilrardcnu, Mo.. In n meet there May ^ or 8, l.letil. Dill Adams, athletic officer, siitd lodny. | TliLs makes the- third meet <,cli(.'d- 1 nleil lor the Armv leiim. They linvo. a dad 1 , with thu School of i .Mini's a Kolln, Mo., Amll 'M, nnd I one with the 8lnl« Teachers Colle«o nt Cartioiulnle, 111., Mny 1. MelUlwhlK', the post Iriui] |-< wmkhiK out dally at (lie nlhlctic area,. The officers are being eoliillu'd hy Ucntcnanl Adams anil enlisted in™ are supervised l>y Pvt David -Murphy. Hiicccssful cnndl- dale« for the iiiiuad linvc not li:en .sclt'clcd. but both coachou exprcs.' themselves as pleased with (he progress of their ntlilcles. \Vcclcling Bells To Ring For Scvgt. Walter I'ir/.io It's open scnson for air raids In Chungking nnd as Jnp nllncks Increase, Ihc'government will cvncuiUo mucn ol thiii. crowded city's peculation tb avoid heavy cnsnnllles, Here Is a typlcitl iceinliig street scene In the Chinese' vvar cnptlol. China's all raul winning nclwoll!—culled ilia world's oesl—has just announced Ihnl bo'mbOiE me two hours away, lint MIC-people still'mill nonchalnnlly aruund •' • '.' oil Di>en u'rea ne;n llicii sh.ick-llke UHldinus.: • •' . ' 31o\vs U|) Jap Animtinition Dump \Vhile R u n n. c r Asks For Advice • Jty ADtlA DICKS 5CUW» siiouis nm'&i wuiJTRwr" : TOFfW)Y WAfi WANES FOKTHt _ SHE MASCHICFHKMTAKD CfBUHO H«TBOCT<« ArBOe OFAEROTWirncS- 1st fosan 3rd Adams c •Stabler If Owens ef Garrison sf nil-ley rf Schultz ss Bandino 2nd Silvil cf Mitchell 11 Galloway 3rd McGinnis 1st Shaw .sf Wadeputhl rf Lieut. Bill Adams Cancels Newport Game The bnseball ginne between a team from this post and one from tile Army Air Field lit Newport, originally scheduled 10 be played there Sunday, has bren cancelled, Lieut. I3ill Adams, athlelic officer, announced today. He explained that the content, may be played later in the season but that his tram's lack of practice makes H inadvisable at this time. A bntcball diamond has not yet i been constructed here, he said, and • until it is his men will be unable to opsn the baseball season. Bibles l.iehl on Truck ['ITTSBUKG. Cnl. (UP) —John Buffo, truck driver, insists he ts a victim of manna from heaven. He found a mysterious .box on his truck without any knowledge how it got there. He drove it to the police station, where it was found lo be a box. full of Bibles. Thi xillcc turned it over lo the USD club, and Buffo insists it could only have dropped onto Ills truck direct from heaven. SAN DIEOD, Ai:rll.l5 (U P.) w Sometime.s." say:; Onnnei'y ,Sci'- geant Jessie Olover of Qaston, S. C.; "you gotta make.your own decisions." ' • ',.•,' Ami that's what Glover did, when the Marines were, mopping-, up Tiilngl Island in tl:c Solomon's There weren't any officers, around when Glover anci soinc other nonl commissioned officers ran into a .rapkncsc aihiminitlon dnmii, In very dau'gerous territory.. Glover wanted4o'blow it up, before tile 'Jnpa cpuld .spoil the chance. Hilt the other non-conr, were nynhist it, nnd they sent back H nmncr to .ask an officer for 'advice. ... Before the nmncr could' report lo an officer'at-a coniniamV poil. Glover acted, And the -j'np ammii- hitlbn dump went up in smoke.. First class Private -Leo Pam- burn, n Marine Corps comb'nt coi'- rcsiionrient, got the story from OloVer's coimnnnding offle'er, Lieut. Col. O. K. Prc.sslcy of Chester, S. C. and ynsperi: ••--."Sir, we've -found-a Jiip• nimmi- nitlpn dump in dead' vnllcy, and G.nhncry Scrgl Glover begs permission to ..." "At that moment," said Prcsslcy, "a ' terrific explosion 'shook the groimti. It seemed as if the entire Island had 'blown up. -And I've nev- er'seen such a crestfallen. expression as that' runner lind on his lace. '• . ' "He could only say. 'It's loo laic, sir. He's gone 'and done It'." Japanese-American Volunteers Arrive j.Al. Training (lamp . CAM!' S1IKLI1Y, Miss.. April ']& lUl'j—tjlnd hi woolen unllorms nnd wearing or oveiconts, tin; first of more than MOD Japanese-American soldiers from Hawaii Imvc arrived nl Cnin|i Shelby, Miss. They'll be trnlnvd as nil Army combat team. TUclv arrlviU toiiny lius teon-jhl an end to a -1.001) mile trip from their .Hawaiian homes. They were picked by ftriny officials , Ironi 10,GOO .lapancse-Americiiii volunteer.; wlio wanted to fiuht for I lie Unltscl States. The new fluhlci.s were groc-led J>y, Col, Charlc.s W. Pence, com- inaiulliig officer of Camp-. Hlielby, upon their arrival, mid then trims porlcd by truck 16 the -trnlnlilB area. . • • , - Ltcul. Walter Malsnmoto, formerly a civil engineer in '.Hawaii, timong the first group to arrive, was .slniulliig-l>y to welcome Ills two brothers—Matno and lllchlro. They Softball Openiiif) I McDaniels Wins Thiid In Tourney I'vt. Jos McDiinlcl.i,.aviation mc- chiinlc nsslgned to the VCOth rly- >ii|j.'Training Squadron;'won third l>lacc In the liS-noiind class of'thei National AAU 'Tournament -held- In New York liibt Friday a,nd fjal- nriliiy. The soldier entered tlio tournament ujille on furlough and placed In spile of Iho 'fjct Hint his duties have not permitted him to train much. , Third plnco In Mils national amateur meet Is Inrcl to win, foul it' wns'u comedown for. Prlvaie Mi- .clB. While n student '-'ill Oklahoma A ami M. lie,.woiMhc.title In Ihc bailie division fc/r four year.s He also won tho International AAU Tournament three times, ' Ills last victory In 1038. ' v I'llvalc MeUanlbls''.lK dls'at>|)olnt- cd because li« illitu't win . flvsV liliieo at Now ' York, but - Is cnIhu.slastli: over Iho success of his kid brother, Paul M. MeDantcls. The youth, n frcsliman at Ilia -soldldrV alma niatei, won that place In tlio. rJl-piHiml division of the loiirna- menl. JSnld rilvntc McUanleLv • "I'M, kid Is iiood Hut ,hc can't, lick l|ic '' AiiiicuiKTiiii'iu Is bi-lni; mnili' o Itubl.eil hy 1'v.lns n\ forlhcomlnjf iimu'luge of Miss LG'3 ANOELE3 (UP>—llii! lioU-= Helen Wlchuin of Ncwaik, N. ,1., lo of Mrs Aunes W Anglo WAI loh- Walter J, 1'uzlo. The vows bed l>> » lull of Identical twins will ho exchanged on Knstcr Sun- whom nho described to the police as dny nt, 'i o'clock nl Our Lady of filing "quite handsome and wcai- Ooml Counsel Church, Newark. Ml™ Wlelunn Ls the daughter of Mr, and Mm. Clcorgu Wlchmn, Ml dsldc Ave,, Ncwiu'k. She Ls employed H.H n cltrk lit the Qcncrnl MH.S' in Ihc lnlcr-,'LC|Uikdion .suit- bull li'uuuo will bcnln Moiuliiy hi- Stee.d of ]''rl(iay as wus previously I'.nmnmccd. ijtcul. Bill Adnins alb- jelic officer, said lodny. At lens 1(1 lenms have already notllled'lihi Dial they will parllclpalc In [lu series, which will continue llirounh- out the suimiicr, mid moie lire expected lo, enter by Monday. . 'Ihese teams Include the Mcill- cnr'llelachmelil. the Band, the '2Slh, VOOIIi, 101st, '702n'd, 704th, natjtli, e.hd Ihc Alhletle.Depiirtmcnt: • Cliuncs will be played each dny lit 'Hie iilhlcllc iiicn across liom the Chapel ;iu/s:4ri nnd 0:-m p. m. AU-American Hack ; ''Reported. Missing Instrument, inc., Newark. • Roi'lliinnl Pii/lo Is the son of Mi', and Mrs. John 11. . I'u/.lo, liw:i l.wilst 8t.,EUv.ivl)clh, H. .), ImhlcWtl Ann. S. II L . linn Ijetm sliUioncd ut the Illythtivlllc Army Air Fltld .slnco ;!i:|>lpinlii'r. Mi; Is on duly ns an iLsslstiuil in tlu> plniu and (rain- Inn oflliHi. llcfore. c nti!i'lii|! Ihc service hc'vns employed hy v. i,. Smith Co., i'Miiiiljolh. 1|>B poik-plp haLs." 'lliuv ransack cil the house, nftei lying Mrs Aiijjlo and,'her a-ycnr-old ; erand- diuLKlitci lo ehahs ,u\d finally slici cecded In cxtrnetlnu SlV'.SO'from a pldliv »ank Mis Anft.c. »,ild sh« doubted seriously If Shu', would. l« nlilt to tell'which of the Idcnllciii twins actually , robhed the-bunk. ANN AnnOii, iUI')—Uhe .War 'notified Mr. 'nnd moil that their Harmon, former Mich, Ainil 15 Dcpiirlmcnt hns Mrs. Louis liar- son, l.lcul. Tom University, ol Mlchlgnn foothall slur, h|is been I missing since April (i. The 'former All-America hack Is missing on a flight'.aver Lntlti Aincrtcfi. lie cn- lurcci tin- nlr coi'|>s March 22hd, rrt » if i i ci i -i 10 ' 12 ' "nd received his wings' ra- rO.K.e Held Sunday emlly. The ,-plane In which he mude hlji InSt fllehl wan prolmljly "Old 09"—n nnmr. he Imd (ilvcn It to commeinoralc the fnmnus ninn- ber "08" hei |r worc on hh grldlroii PRESCRIPTIONS Preshetit Slock GiMvinilc'Ci] ISosl Prices Kirby Drug Stores Try our "Own. Made" l2e Cream Qle Hickory Inn from Kchool volunlccred as privates and .scheduled to arrive later. liaptismal.Kites Tlie 1941 apple crop of the United States was estimated at more than 1Z5,(JOO,000 bushels. Pigs can harvest their own food, gaining weight and .saving human t labor. More than $15,000,003 was raised for the British Red Cross during the first year of the war. Trees breathe and perspire. Hold Everything : Gels 1 Mcsserschmills' SAN JOSE.''.711!. !UP) — Staff Set. Joseph Wlielnn) n 21-year-old San Jose hoy, who studied here lo be a Catholic, has just been credited with s.nrotinii down loMr Ocrhian Mcwierschmilts in an ae] iiil duel over the .-,ca hetwecn Tunisia and Sicily. Me was abonrd the plane as'flight engineer, but mov- i cd into the position .of gunner I when the enemy planes came into • sUjht. Ills parents reside here. • baptismal riles for' children 'of officers and .cnlislcd men nnd children of civilian employees of the Blytheville Army "Air Meld will bo.; Jersey, performed Sunday at Ihe 1'ost Chnpcl nl the rcjjiilnr II) o'clock rolcsliinl service, by Cha])liiln Julion II. Lindsey, This is 'lu accord jvlth the ob- icrvance of I'alm Sundiiy In many 'rolcslnnt chnrchcs as the occasion For christening .ceremonies. Cha]i- lalii LiiiiUey said Ihc rile of baptism Is one of Ihc mosl slgnlflcnnt services of (he church nnd should neglected even though parents are not able to have the service performed at their own churches, certificajes of baptism will he given nnd piciirrangemenl.s can be made by telephone. fcTJNNY BUSINESS "You'll have to forget your telegraph messenger training in the Army, Private Jones!" ".Your lumor, liiis cunioullayc expert is unduly iiiductic- ' ' ; -~ -.-'""' "'•• inc tlic.iurvl" Complete Stock Steel and Elastic TRUSSES Save 60% STEWART'S Druf St«r« Main & lake Phone 2822 Any Shoe Can He REPAIRED If MIC uppers nrn' slill good, llring (hem lo us for quftlil) HALTER'S Quality Shoe 121 W. Main Shop Ph. 2732 Bead Courier News want fids FLQWKRS Say il Ifcsl At Kaster H wouldn't lie Kaslcr willinul Flowers. Place your Muslrr nrdiTs curli' for it»r«*apns of Orrhi;!?-. KiiM-s, Onr(Trn1;is, Spring rinwrrs :mtl IMants. We arc prcprirrd [n .servo you in itlyUicville or itMniil lilies —\vc lclcj;r;ipli J : !nwcrs anywhere. HEATON'S GREENHOUSES AND FLOWER SHOP 200 Davis Avc. 24-HOUR SERVICE Expert Repair Work on General Motors Cars. lANCSTON-WROTEN COMPANY D'dway & Walnnl IMi. 5f.J 'i'lie Modern Ire Tlox I'm- Dciiinnny and .Service. Tom Little Hwde. Co. Phone 511 Just 4 Miles To The State Line Service Station 8MA LL LOANS On AnT(Mn» ^ V>ll> IM Main Loan Co. M»ln — Phon« UH FITTED I5Y Doctora J. L and J. GUARD OPTOMETRISTS IN BI.YTHEVIU.E SINCE 1922 SPECIAL Complete Motor Tune-up $3.35 Includes cleaning and spacing of spark plugs, adjusting and cleaning of carburetor, distributor, and fuel pump. COMPLETE STOCK OF CHAMPION SPARK PLUGS PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY 5th & Walnut I'honc 453 fiPTICRL STORE 209 W. Main St. Phone 2912 Heud(|uai-lcrs For WA-SHING and POLISHING Clean Your Car Up For. Spring! LOY BOH ',':,::; m on I'lilll'ps Quality G.ib f^rVXjosstl OptrxTed bj Sltv II. lic.vtioldj, ' OPERATING HOURS For A- !!•(' Coupon Holders HUN DAYS: !) A.M. to !) •i' •T.'iii.'.' • v ALL Vi'KKK DAYS !) A.M. lo 12 Noun 1 -.I'M. !» 8 I'.M. Easier Flowers! I'lac'c Tclcf;riipli Orders Now. Ojrs.igfn nf every dtfcrlpttOD. IHE FLOWER SHO? IIKt.IVF.KV ANYWHERE CIKNCOF, HOTEt, Bl.nO. I'hoiir 491 — Nile riione 2610 C.S : Webb Cities Service Station (llwy. Cl ut Cotlon ndl , Tracks) , Phone 921 We Fix Haij — - - IViuhlni * GreasiDt Oor Specialty ;: WE FILL ALL DOCTOE8' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEt STEWART'S Druf Store Main & Lake Phone 2822 AiRWAYS BUSi LINE IMPORTANT .NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS Ofliiials instruct that our limes slnn nl regular hus slops only w-lillc at Hie Air Base, rtrasc i-alch Ihc bus at y»ur nearest slop. HUDSON CLEANERS Special care laken in cleaning uniforms. Muttons Carefully handled—Pleats and creases hand finished—2 day service. ' Garrison Caps — Accessories — Insignia SOUTHEAST AIR CORPS INSIGNIA ROBINSON'S "THE RELIABLE DRUG STORE" There's no wider selection of shaving needs, cosmetics, novcltlc.1, elc , In Blytheville thnn at Robinson's. • Latest Majaxlnfs—Foun-' tnln service—sandwicheol Service Men! Meet Your Friends at RobimonV,

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