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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 24, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS /OLUME 1—NO. 215. m.YTllKVII.LU, ARKANSAS, SATlJUl) THE BLYTWV1LLK AKMY AIR COUPS NEWS Published daily except Sundays in the Interest of the personnel ot the Army Air forces Advanced Two Engine Hying .School of Blythevlllc, by the Blytheville Courier News. It contains the news or the Air Base. Taps On Toes! J Dainty Catherine Harris, lap itaiicing :I tlr;»liiMi of (hi- ^Shows' hit musical show. HUDIiUN" OVEK, tans to the latest (lines i'on her Iocs, (<mi s ii( al tbc I'osl Theater-one show only, at 8 o'clock •'* . * * * • » pancer With USO Camp Show •Combines Beauty With Talent If Catherine Harris didn't do a filing but come onto the stage in "..fetching dance costume, she K'oulrt be a valuable feature of any show. 'But in''Bubblin" Over, : the-USO amp Show tonight at the Fast Tfieater, she dances. She tap dances on her toes. 'There is another tap dancer in tic cast, Rosalind Gordon, who fas featured in such musical shows s. "Sing Out the News," and who h'as appeared with noli Crosby, tarry James, Will Osborn and Iharlie Spivak, and at famous lubs like Leon & Eddie's in New Tor.k, '01102 Puree in Chicago, the Shorcham Hotel in Washington. Ahd she has made movie shorts. ,It is a cast of high laleiit of musical and variety shows. Tin: Staff Sergt. Richard Price ;Weds Miss Louise McCain .Stafi Sergt. Richard A. Price a crew chief of the 703rd Plying' draining Squadron, was married [> the former Miss Louise McCain f .Selma, Ala., April IS, .at the iome-of the Hcv. o. J. Clwstain, >aslor of the First Baptist Church .'Sergeant Price was ordered to his field in July and immcdialc- y.assigncd to duty on the line. He lilistcd in the Army, fresh from clrool, Nov. 18,1940, at Paris,To:., Is'hometown. ^Tiic bride is a graduate of 1'er- ish High School at Sclma, and inished a business college course iiere. Sergeant and Airs. Price will lake their home in Blyllicvlllc. Hrst diamond ever discovered ncased in a meteorite was found y G. A. Kocnig in Arizona's Canon Diablo. The Modern Ice IIov COOI.IOKATOU For Ecnnomy ;ind Service. .Tom Little Hwde. Co. Phone 515 Madclyn Wallace Girb arc a .sextet of specialists In ballet, acrobatic and tap dance, with peppy routines in the modern manner. Howard Nichols juggles'20 hoops it once. He ha.s appeared • ih blc. lime in Aastralia, England and Canada. Hand balancing and feats of slrcnslh and agility arc offered by Lcs Clicxzis, an acrobatic and equilibrist team, with humorous incidents such as upside down jitterbug dancinjr. "Sense ami Nonsense" is an act by a man and woman team, no.« and Bennett, with rapid fire patter and gags, and Senator Murphy appears as an expert on everything who has outargitcd everybody in leading theaters of the country. Negro Squadrons Attend Program At Hermondale Thirty members of 303lh Aviation Squadron and 015th Quartermaster Platoon, Negro soldier units nt- the Blythevtllc Army Air Field, were guests of the Junior and Senior classes ,of the Hermondale (Mo.) high school al the prom program Thursday night. Dancing was to the music of Totnmie Watfctns' Negro orcliesti'a of Memphis. Sandwiches and punch were served. The invitation was extended by Mary A. Ixmgdon, principal of Hie school, and Tliecsa Ellis, sponsor. In charge of Ihc convoy were First Sergt. Marion B. Batey of the SOSth, and Corp. Robert L,. Anthony, chaffeur for Maj. Harry R. McGuire. executive officer of the Air I3aso. WE FILL ALL DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONET STEWART'S Drug Store itlain & Lake I'honc 2822 9 Members Of Band Promoted Nine members of Hie band, rc- ccnlly transferred to this Post from oilier -stations, have boon promoted in noncommissioned oil leer grades, four lo sergeant and live lo cor- iwral. Two privates were Jiiiniicd lo sergennt. They are Clifford A. Dull! and Willmit A. cordozn. Sergeant Dnhl plays the clnrl- nel n»d Ilic xaxoplione. He liiught music in (he nubile schools nt AiiiitsH, Midi., until six inoiillis ngo, when Hie Army put him into uniform iit Fort Slicrldnn. III., and the lirst of this monlli he was sent to Blytlievlllc. The .sergeant majored In music at Western Michigan College, KalniunMio, and paid his way through high school and college by playing in clnncc Iwm'.s. Soi'Bi'anl Cordona is one of the five Immtonlsl.s who march in the first rank when Ilic band lends the parade, lie lias ]>l«ycd professionally since he was 18, and in high school was In the .student orchestra. Frank SicBrest of Paul Wliitciuan'.s orchestra was his instructor after lie took all that the schools and private teachers had to otter, back in Woodland. Gal. tic went on to Sacramento (o p.'ny in founds, and now and then filled in with the circus hand when it cnme to town, j-'or six years he was in the ROTC Bund of the University of California. Scrgt, i.yim T. Bright, promoted from private first class, who is one of the trombonists, was supervisor of public school music at Lewiston. uiali. nnd 1ms played professionally for 15 years. He majored in music at "the Ulah State Agricultural College. Sergl. Charles P. CradtlocJc, promoted from corpora], can play the saxophone and clarinet, but in the band lie is on duty as company clerk, keeping the records and taking cfiie of the music. Before joining the Army, last November, he ran a canning plant, at Carulliersville, where his wire lives. Corp. Kino I. Bamlino, who plays the trumpet, and cornet, graduated in January from tiie Santa Barbara State College with a degree in public school music, and eu- lercd the Army for basic training at Fresno, fallowing which lie was assigned to Blylherille. Corp'.' Howard o. Dcmfng is one of the nine cornel players. He was in his junior year at Ihc Eastman School of Music, Rochester. N. Y., when he became a soldier, taking a double major limiipet and public school music! He had gone there on n scholarship from the high school at Macina, N. Y. He has been here since March 20. Jackie Mitchell, promoted from private first class to corporal, plays the snare, drums and has appeared in public hereabouts frequently during the six months since lie came from Paducah. Ky., to enlist as an aircraft mechanic. Since lie was eight years old Corporal Mitchell has beat the drums, first In Boy Scout bands, later in the high school band, and then with dance orchestras from Boston to Sikcston, Mo. Corp. Lemuel E. McGinnes recently added to (lie band as a drummer, and on the arranging staff, played in bands about the state of Pennsylvania Corp. Ralph L. Scliullz, ivho docs the oompah oompah with the mele- plionc and swings the big baton as drum major, picked up his musical training in school nnd fiom private teachers, and got inlo drum majoring in ih c band of the Colton (Cal.) high school. He cn- lercd the Army Oct. 1 at Fort MacArlhtir. Cal. The recent additions to the band now make it a complete and balanced musical aggregation, ready for all military functions. Two Instructors Assigned To Duiij first Lieut. Charles V. Koons formerly a lawyer in Washington, D. C., and a professor of law at Georgetown Law School, nnd Second Lieut. Charles E. Dowd, an instructor In mathematics and English at Washington, D. C., hare reported for duty at the Blytlie- viltc Army Air Field and have been assigned as instructors in Ihc Cadet ground school. The new officers were ordered to duty at this station after completing the course at the Officer; Training School at Miami Beach ^vm*K American Airmen's taster Salute SUBSCRIPTION RATES'"ON''REQUEST '/ < C' V • • ~~^ -+~~ £fe c^^jT^ Cfaifez We can still make Easter delivery! Briny us your orders Corsages — Plants — Cut Flowers I The Flower Shop • „, Delivery Anywhere, Any Time j: Glencoe Hole) Uldg. ' Phone .191 PRESCRIPTIONS Freshest Stock Guaranteed Hcsl Prices Kirby Drug Stores 24-HOUR SERVICE Expert Repair Work on General Motors Cars. UNGSTON-WROTEN COMPANY * w»in»t n. m Transfers For Four Officers Noiir flyliiji officers. members of the Ciulel cln.-xs, which grndunted here u iMoiilli ago, Jinvc been transferred from Ihls stntlon lo Ilin .Central lushudor.s Hclinol at llandolph Held. Tex,, where (hey will receive advanced tniliilug In Mytng Uncle Sam's bl« Iwo-enxlni; bombers. The four olllcers are Kecond I.leuUi. Uoberl w. Hess Kriinrls 11 SlnHvi, Kenneth I,] Hunker, ami Uoiiald It, Mimdsley. Lieutenant lli-ss wiw n <liesi>l ciiijlncw In Korksvlllc, I'n.. before ills Induction Into the Army, lie Is n ll>;)!> iji'iuluiitu of Kcmplifll Diesel School In I-'orksvlllc. I.leiitoimnl atullit left Johns Hopkins University whore ho wus n student ID onler lln> Army. Me | s a IflHH iirnihuilc. of Flshbmuc Military School In WayiiMtoro, Va. Ills falhcr Is vloc-prc.sidi'ul of (he Potomnc-Kdlson Public Ullllllr.s C:> at Ilngerslowu. N. y. He u mur- rli-il to Iho fonncr Miss I'ameln Harrison of Cincinnati, Ohio. Uoulennnt linker lull Columbia University In New York Clly lo outer the Army. Lieutenant Mniidsley was an Insurance man in iihxiiiiiu-kl N J n civilian life, lie Is a 1911) niiid- mlc ol the lilgli school Hide. (U. S. Army Air f-'orecs I'liolu From NKA) Formiiii'a cross, 300 pro-flight cartels al Maxwell Field, A la., symbolize one of Hie funi- freedoms for which Uiey and their fellow American!! arc lighting for this liaslcr, HMD. Mabry Explains Ways To itlciilil'y Enemy Aircral'l. Tech. Scrgl. Hoy Mabry, u cliiel ot aiie 702nd Flying Training Squadron, explained nnd showed members of that organization how to identify enemy aircraft in an orientation Icclim: yesterday. The nnncom told the class (lie distinguishing characteristics of various types of enemy planes and used models provided by (he plans and Training Department, to illustrate his lecture. Sergeant Mabry Ls filled to speak on such a subject by five years of Army experience, all of it in Hie Air Corps, lie reported here In July from the Army Flying School at Columbus, iMiso. Previously he: hud .served at Barksdnli) Held, i ;!l ., all(i nl clm _ mile Field, ill., where he enlisted m August, 1037, and where he completed technical courses In aviation mechanics and instruments In civilian life J, c was « tnxl and truc-k driver, and a coal miner. He Is married and has established residence in Blytheville He has an infant son, Buddy Rav Mabry. Warrant Officer Elam Assigned To New Duties Warrant Officer Carl Elam has been relieved as assistant personnel officer and assigned to dtitv under the director of training as assistant base operations officer Mr. Elam was ordered here Fob 11. from Cape Olrardeati, Mo. He- has served three enlistments in the Regular Army. Enlistijig |jj 1030. re-enlisting in 1933 nlu | VL ,_ turning again in June, 1937, alter a two-iiniiuhs vacation. ](t received his warrant Sept. 19. Recently a guard in one training area halted a shadowy figure who—to his amazement— promptly challenged him. The rival sentries glared at one another lor a moment. And llien— obeying general order No. 9 — both bellowed lustily for the corporal of the guard. Spaghetti, Supper And Dance Planned Spaghetti supper nnd dancing lo ; tlie music of Strut. Don Srrlb- IUT'S electric organ will be the program of a festive evening for the members of the 32uih Squadron Wednesday night at the Legion Hut. First Scrgl. o/inenl Tucker mi-.' Stall Scrgl. Charles K. llartletl. assistant mess sergeant of Consolidated Mess No. 1, are In charge of arriuigc-mcnls. Jolm K Second Lieut. John Searls Assigned To Duty At Field Second Lieut. .John E. scarts, re- liuiL umcer uini Kiani, who has been transferred lo other duties. Lieutenant Searls was commissioned April it; upon completion of offirrT. 1 ;' lr:iii)iM<> I,, ••!,>iii,.,i Hf^ officers' Iraiiiing. In civilian life he was an art student in Detroit. As :i student nt Dcnnl.soj) University, Ohio, lie was a star football and ice hockey player. Although the past-war truck will differ but little In its 'ippcuranco from prc.sent-day trucks, il will be stronger and lighter. Just 4 Miles To The <iw M!» ^ Phillips Stale Line Service Station SAVE on I'liillips Quality Gasoline A Oil. I'roiiipt, C'ourlcoiis Service. Ojicralcil by Mrs. H. I,. Rej-nolrls. OPERATING HOURS For A-Ii-C Coupon Holders SUNDAYS: 9 A.M. (o !) . P.M. ALL WEEK DAYS 9A.M. to 12 Noon 1 P.M. to'8 P.M. Shoes Hurt Noncom After 15-Days 01' Bard'oof Mnslcr Second Lieut. R. L. White Named Adjutant For 703rd Second Lieut. ». I,, wmic l m( reported here for duty and Is ns- dlincd as ailjuiaiit anil supply of- floer of the- 70,'ird Plying Training i3<limdron. lie wns coiniulsslonci In the Air Cm-|).s April |(J, upm tirnduatlou from Officers' Cniultilnli: School al Mlmnl lii'iich. Phi in civilian life he wiis inniingci of a farm In Tcxiw. He Is n in;|J liradiiule of high .school nt Cooper I'ex,, mid lived near thai city will bis parent;;, ire Is a member ol the Klks Club. Ai-my Call Sloped Soldier- Builder First Time, Then Came Cooperation Dctlci'bctk, the baker of i'liilits, ill., wns building n louse near Ills bake.sNip \vhen Un:le Sum cnllsled his services lust inly In help win the wur. So )ie •nrefnlly jint asvay hLs tools ami eft (lie. house unfinished— for the lumllon plus six months. The monlhs i>n»;cd nnd Detler- jeck, now n corporal usslgncd as bilker In the kllclicn of the se llo.spltid nt Ihc nlylhc- vllle Army Air Field, applied for n fiii'loiiBli, Inlendlni; (n go back and lo some more work nn Hint house. The furlough was io bcjjln Mny I. Hill Corpoml Dc'derhrek developed n bothersome cyst nnd hi- mcilli.'iil nirieor.s (Jecide'tl U would luivi' io in. rcnmvcd. So .In: furluiiKh 1« cancelled nnil fnr- lier iilli'iillon (o (lie house l s <!c- Inycil nnaln. Ciii'iumil nellerbrck'ls Inking it nil ptillosoiihlcnlly eiumtib. Aflei! nil, llieiT'-s no iHiiilciilnr hurry; Hi; It will he. some 'time be- tori! he'll bu nlilu lo move In mid there's no one d s( . wnlllnu to oc- ni]>y It since (lie corpora], a« yenrs old. is » bnchclor niul an OllllliUI. lie Isn't ti'lliim whether he hns "ny bin plans. In connccUon with Iliif house. And ho is providently Inveslliiii « (Kind nl\;m- of Ids pay miyini: n $215 Win- limul every liiiinUi. -SllciK- 2?;'i I'. C'. Increase rOHTLAND, Ore. (Ul>) _ Tho Diinibcr of ivomeii Indiistrlul workers ID the I'oi'iluiKl war production aren Ims risen from 6,3,19 lo M.uiK— n 'n;, per cent Increase- In Die im.'it three monlhs. '.'Y''"';"" ' ' ' lho non-con fk>ni , " n mr y c '">' "s Ho .bed „ every .stream he COTlW fnd when he prej.ared lo relun I' 'Inly, he had difficulty In 'rouble |,, wearing UK>n , f|s h| feet, imcase.l by the binding leu '"'. had grown itud spread out l'» add lo 1,1s difficulties, he '(old n -story of his liunting prowess lo his pals In the Medical Dclnch- nicut nnil lliey «j- B dubious of ills accuracy. || U Informed them that ic arose before ilnwn one moni- "l, " ml 1)a ««'''l «lx hlg rabbits with as many shots. Hut lie had only rive rabbits lo back up his Lieutenant I'ollak Adjutant for 2()lli Second Lieut. Michael I'ollak ...'ivlng reported for duty al (hi iitnllon. lias been assigned ns nd- jnlniit of the L'Olh Plyln« Training Qroup. He was commissioned April III In the Air Corps upon completion ot training in Olllcers' cnn- dldnlc School ixt Mlnml, Pin. in civilian life he was a photographer In New York. Ucutciiant Pol- Ink Is married. Ills wife and itifanl child are al Columbus, tin. Clint. John A. Mnrlln Is com- miindlng olriccr of the 2Ulh. Josef Slalhi, ^u.'ffilriii IcadcK, was gorii In Georgia, In the Caucasus region of Kussln. Easter Flowers! Plitce Tclejjruiih Orders . Now. Corsaccs of every rtescrlpdnn. THE FLOWER SHOP CI.ENCOB IIOTKI, BUW. I'hono 4DI — Nile rhonij 2Q10 A C. S. Webb Cities Service Station (Hivy. Cl at Cotlon Iltll Tracks) I'lione 921 We J'i.v Mnls — Washing & Greasing Our .Specially major change expected I I fiicfc; is a lighter engine with greater horsepower i,, proportloi l» ilelghl »s compared lo prcsenl engines. SMALL LOANS On Anrlhlni ft Vail*. East Main Loin Co. *<H E- Mmln _ Ph on. Z44« Complcle Stock Slecl and Klaslic TRUSSES Save 50 % STEWART'S Drug Store Main * J.ake ['hone Flowers Any Shoe Van lln REPAIRED If llic uppers are stilt ROOT!. Bring diem lo us for qtwtily work. HALTER'S Quality Shot Shop ." Main Ph. 273Z Try our "Own Made" Ice Cream Die Hickory Inn AO«M fr*n BUh School KITTED J5Y Doctori J. L uul J. C. GUARD OPTOMETRISTS IN m.VTHEVU.lE SINCE 1022 #PT!CfiL STORE 209 S(.Phr2912 Docs Your C;tr NKUD THESE? ttal(cry~Srat Covers Oiinitcr-Rndlo I'Off l.lghls—I.ock Gas Cap A complete line of Polislics tor EICH ssr; rh«M m C x ^ l.Hleii, beautiful potted Is (if many kinds'. A/ulca.s, Hyilranp-a, H eg on las, mnilr-ii|i-lmxi-s 'of assnrlcil phnits. Oirsasi-s (if (innlciihis, Kdscs, Or- chiils, (,'niiialions and Violets. n.AC'R rouit oiniKKX CAIU.V anil tlon'l be dis:i|)|iiiiiijcd—.loin tb c l^islcr Tarade iiilb llou'crs. Mauls Onnvii in (Mir Oivii (irrcnlii)iiscs. OI'KN KVUNINGS UNTIL SUNIVVY Heaton's Home Of Rowers 200 Davis Avc. 1'liuiic ni AIRWAYS BUS LINE IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS Official., instruct Uial nur buses slr.r, al regular tins slops only while al the Air Base. Please ealrli NIC bus al your iicarcsl slop. 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