The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 11, 1943 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 11, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS v'OLUMK 1—NO. 229. THE 1ILYTHEVIU.E ARMY AIIl CORPS NEWS Published dally except Sundays In the interest of the personnel of the Army Air Forces Advanced Two Engine Flying School of IJlylhevlllc, by Hie Blythcvllle Courier News, it contains the news of the Air Base. ' Masked Marvel ofaTrack liLYTHHVIl.l.Ii^AUKANSAS, TUKSDAY, MAY n, PFC. Willard W. Carlwrjsht of Tulsa wins race in which trainees al Tarrant Field, Tex., ran CO yards, donned masks and returned to starting point. l>HV,lle ilwiigh ! time is 389 » , 'Open Post'June 10 Will Give Visitors Chance To See Field Col. Kurt M/'Liiiidon, coimniimliiiK olViircr ol' tho Hlyiht)- villc Army Air Field, todn.v deehiml Open J' for June 10. On llial day the gates will he ihrown open to tlie public Iroin 2 o'clock- in the jil'tenioon until .suiiHut. Kvuryljody will he invited lo come in and visit the inili- ary suburb of Hiyllieyille which has sm-unir m> durinit the last year. .June 10 is the annivoreary of the activation of the Post- On tlml dale a year ago General Order Number One was issued by Col. l.eland S. Sti-anathan announiiiu' that he had (alien command-and oiriciitlly declaring (he Cost «c- liviilcd. ' , At Hint time, eleven months ago, »• . the Army Air Field was in (he 'All A ... " T •> blueprint stage. Farm houses dotted -^ H--A HUM ICill) ICillll Ihc expanse of last year's' eotton j> •• . ., fields where today arc some hun- .IXCblMHlSlDlC l ( Ot' clrcds of military barracks, ndmtn- !>• •, ,, istrative buildings iind Army Air Ol/Ct'lC S ^iil|)UlL'C Forces landing field with a popu- I lation approximating Hie norninl A , , , ,, „ ' male oponlatloii of I ho, City of „',,,,'/, niuth»viii« Noiili Afrlcn, Quick Aid for the Wounded The smoke of baltle still obscures soldiers at right as Held nm- . bulance workers of flic Indian Medical Service dash up on the A liring |ine to aid a Ghurka soldier, wounded in a Tunisian fight. Osceola Will Give Dance For Soldiers Osccola will entertain the .soldiers of the Blyllievillc Army Air Field tomorrow night willi a dunce it the Community Club House nnd special program fraturhig the Jive Bombers of tlic 351st Army Air Forces Hand. The G.f.'s will travel by Army rucks fitted us buses, arriving al 8 o'clock for the festivities and starling back to the Air Base al 11 o'clock. Miss Marjoric Uoylc of O.sctol.i s chainiiiin of a committee of the USO Community Service Corps vhtch worked out the arrange- nciHs. The Friday uighl dance will b held us usual al the USO Ccnle in Blyllievillc. it will be a forma affair. Will Slup Movie Tricks HOLLYWOOD (UP)— Hollywooi moguls have decided to Impose censorship on themselves. They hav agreed not to turn out any mor pictures that reveal such detail as stills, miniatures and othe similar illusion production meth ods. The moguls held that the pull lie is already getting so wise t (heir tricks thai, if ihis continued it will lose its capacity for illu siojis nnd being entertained. Coffee imports of the Unite States total, more than 1,7-10,000,00 pounds annually in normal time. BUNNY _BUS1NESS_ '/ ; .N>-x' v4 i^^W /,.. - •/, •' "*%t "It works swell! 1 i;ct in my lni(> drumming _?' Hie. same .time IV Blytheville. . -vmio num vvviy huiiu ] cm re .personnel consisted helped capture iifeerte. I' flffl *•«!-*• '1 i»/l 11 nnUu I'rt ...i .. _ ' . . «..*ivi \\.. .- four officers and 13 cnlislrd men, where today a class of bomber pilots is being padnaled al Ihc rate of one every month aud two classes of aviation cadets are constantly in training, on 'day and iilglit schedule at the controls of Ihc powerful iwo-enylne. bonibcr- typc training ships. • I/MI! Farm Houses Post lieadciuarlers whs' set up in of the farm houses-nnd tho comniandinK officer moved in with his staff, which consisted al that time of two officers, MnJ. Carl Mc- Kec, adjutant, (he present personnel olliccr of the. Field and Capl. Jacques ScBnl, who was ns- EisUnil project, officer. Tlic lourtii (ifliccr. Lieut. Col: Gordon C. Wtlshon .Post Ileadqunrlcrs, established temporary offices In Blytlic- vilte. Grading nnd the laying of foundations were iinderiv.iy,,biil not until two weeks later did the contractors start, spreading concrete tor the mile-long runwnys and taxi- wnys. while workmen proceeded will) the sodding of the MOO-acre expanse of overall InndCni; field. Fences, many of the trees, and the farm buildings, were being removed to make way for the fast- yrowlug military installation where in less limn two months, on Aug. 5, Hie first class of aviation cadets moved into their barracks incnccd flying training shlpVfrom lirmly sodded' airfields":"" '" "' The Blyllieviilc Field, lypicaj of the training fields where American youth are preparing tq carry the war to the Axis powers, created from plowed fields to finished predict in a mutter of three months, is omcthing to be proud of. H Is iierk-a'.s answer. ' The People'.: Arniy "The people whose sons, brothers lid husbands arc away in the '.rmed Forces naturally are intcr- sted In seeing their Army at p ork." said Colonel Landon. "Military expediency In wartime lakes it. necessary that,.only those 'ho are on duty and those with .nportanl business : or work to do re ntlmittrd to the.-Ficld. However, his Army belongs lo Ihc people nd we arc glad' lo he able to make H "opportunity for thcn'i "to come n nnd sec this representative purl )f their Army. "The people of Blytheville and. ill others of tlie surromi'dmg conn-1 u<"' s . ry are most cordially welcomed to =ome and visit the .Air Field." A LJj 1 10 n HliADQUAKTEHS, forth Afrlcn, Mny 11 (UI')—Americans from every dale In Ihc Union . The M-llh tank destroyer .jmll "f the Nlnlh Infiinlry Division wns the first outfit, to enter the naval base. One of the largest park In the attack was taken by nf'unll made up of Minnesota nnd lown buys. iint most, of the ontflls were inked groups— with men froin everywhere. 'Jliere vv;is one company cwni- posed cnllrcly of Ohio Valley' toys from the Cincinnati - 'Louisville area. ' • One of the best storlas of l!i- •/.crte came from Pvl. Jerry Lurks and Cpl. Chick Rogers, both of Memphis, Tenn. They dove in a foxhole lo escape ii Nazl i ,- v iller'K machine guns. Lnrk.s ing. Snld Rogers— pniy . "Pray a little softer. Thai pilot might hear you." Answered Lurks— "To hell with Ihc pilot. 1 vvimim make sure the Lord hears me." Chaplain Lindsey Will Address Missouri Class Caplaiu Julian A. Lindsey will deliver the commencement address at high school graduation exercises Cooler, Mo,, Thursday night at Ihc Gosiicll High 1 School .,and Friday night at Shawnee, High .School of Joiner, .Ark. Sunday morning the chaplain gave' the baccalaureate .sermon at the Dell High School. N O T 1 C 1C Notice is hereby given thai Ihc midcisigncd will wllhln tlic lime fjxed by law to apply to Hie Commissioner of Revenues of the Stale of -Arkansas for a permit to sell beer nt retail nt 2M East Main St., Blytheville, Mississippi County, Ar- Thc imdcrsigned stales that, he , been convicted of a felony or othe crime involving moral turpitude Junked Junkers SUHSCKIITION UATES"QNREQUEST, w Curtains Installed For Theater Stage 8ojnctlilit>! ricw hns bccir nddcd lo the I'osl Theater, in iho !»-• tnrc, H'licn lliwo Is n stngi! prcs- cntntlon the iterfoniiri-.s will be inulieiico with been Uic up-. -- - Jic (rpnl curlnln Is red nud nt the top Is u l>»lr of wJnjis. 'J'lie middle ciirtnln la silver In color, while the third cm-lulu Is Mile. Dramatic series of photos snapped by.cimicrn mounted on wing of mi RAF Typhoon lighter shows you what pilot saw when he sliot down 11 Junkers 52 troop Ininspoit over llclghini. 'Direct' lilt oil Mni'linarri engine 2) doomed Uecing Nnnl plane.' Three Promotions Ami Transfers Made Three enlisted men of tin: Tlly- thovllle Army Ah- Field linvn been promoted In noncommissioned officer grades and tinnslrrrcd to olhcr fields for further training nnd duty. 'Ihey arc: Staff Scrgt. Sidney Jnlfc, promoted from sergeant hi charjjc of the squndroj! nreu for Hie 2(ith Trnlnli'ii;. aroup; Scrgl. Pcler J. Bcycrli', a private and rndlo operator'and mechanic of the sSliVsqui'dron, nnil Sergl. Uiwrcnec fJ.^PIilllps,- a private first class nnd liiiWnn mechanic ol the VOlsJ Sfiuiulron. Also transferred In oilier 1 fields \ycrc Scrgt: Lawrence 11, Phillips, liicclmnlc. 701st S<iuiiilrmi, and Pfc. William E. Turner, a welder; of the 3201U Squadron, N O TICK hereby" "(Slvc"iV iiifit (he iniflerslgned will within the time fixed by law In apply to the •Commissioner ol Hevcmic.s of Ihc Slnlc of 'Arkansas for a nor mil to sell beer at retail al 3(H Ensl Mnln St., Dlythc^llle, Mlsslsslp])! County, Ar- knnsn.s. .i. . , j. The undcrsiRiicd stales that he is n cltbcn of Arkansas, of good nionil character, (hat he has ucvci been' convlclcd of a felony or oilier crime Involving .morul tiirjiitiidc; no license lo sell beer by the , is n citizen of Arkansas, of good iindorslgncd has been revoked with- tnoral clmrnctcr, thnl he has never '" """ ........ - ' ....... - ' - • •• • 1066th Set* I'ace On Obstacle Course •The With Guard Squadron has sol, UK; rccuKl'foi 1 ninnlng (lie obstacle course. Uurlnj 1 , their exercise period recently 115 moil nil) the course In eight minutes. This, mys Uuut. Hill. Adams, alhlutjc officer, Is fast time us Ihey crossed 15 dlfflciiH, obstacles und inn irto- liil.-ot -100 yards. 'Ilic -Onards, hcwovcr,' wen:' im- by (heir nvlilcvcinciil. As CUTS OFF HI •MM ERIN e Donates Blond Tresses For Use In War Instruments ,1rs. Itanind Jiieiigcr, wife of Corporal Jnemjc)' who plnys the clnrlnel mid saxophone In llic l>ml Hand nnd Us orchestra, cut off elghl Inches.of her licniilUiil blond silky hair nnd, contributed 11 to the war effort. She gnvc It lo h New York firm which ninkcs ccrlnln dollcatc Instruments for the Aimed Forces mid wonldiiT nccept a ccnl lor It, Not only Hint, bill she plnns lo reap u second harvest soon und turn 11 In fm' Ihc same cause. . ,"'Sho has plenty of It," said corporal Jiieggcr. "U (alls to the small of her bank cvcu with the eight Inches remove;!, H was cul carefully liy a hull' dresser." Mr.s. Jtiegger Is vlsltlnjj lier fiirn- lly In Now Yoik and expects lo Join her husbnnd In Illylhcvlllo In two weeks. H Is reported that Mrs. Dave Woolsc-y of Cllbsun, Mo., harvested M Inches of her very fine nnd blond hair iind sold It to a concern which 'makes wnr Instru- iiiuiils, for fjn. Then she dlvjdi'd the proceeds between the USO nnd the American Hed Dross. ' According lo report, fine blond Accepts Post;' ' Little Stone House/ Will* Become Library >• •* «* Tlic little stone house opposite ' .lie Post Kxihnnge Is being fixed' ip as pic l'oj,l Library. It >ym be •eady some lime this liionth, 1 «c-C :onllii|! to Lieut. Oscar L. Ucmon; ijiccliu sci vice officer, with' Hit )ooks all muted nlong the walls on shelves ami n Ilbiarlnn hi charge' o Issue ihc bock's niKl keep. the., 'ccords. .The llbiailnn will 1>c M\sV ibun'-' «l)Ji>o O. Ho}d Miss iJojd leport- cd today tor duty nnd will lake care of (he llbiiuy nt Die SjiciWr Service office until H Is moved lo Us .pctimincnl locution Miss Hoyd has licui tinchlnt, English it Uic junior high school nl .Trii- 1 mnitii, Ark,, and. before tlml'.was' isslstant llbiuilan at tlic, public llbrnry uf Pmigoukl, Al), She *as lluclent lllnniltui while attending the Arkansas &lntc college '• The, lltllc liloiic hoiiss-ivvns : w*' Icclcd foi ihc llbiar> because of Us convenient^ unlml lotntlou nuk- r Inn It eat,} foi tin. men to diop in for n book It will he Millablv fixed up, in i mined nnd f mulshed until Benson snlu 1 Ilp ( t .. W. Udildbt. will wnUni't as library, offlcu t i • .. Tho llbinij, now Ins thonsaiHl books of tyuy category nnd more me on thu \vny ' v " Tho puiipccUvo llbiniy building" used to bi. n fin in house, when tiio present sla of thj- lilylhevllle Army Ah I leld was cotton uron- liiij Innd N O I 1 0 I Nollco Is^henbji lh\il Irto lincterelmiul will nllhln llio \\n\n. Mxcd by \n\\ upply lo the CoinniU liloner of nevcnhci of the Stilte'61 Arkniisiis for a permit lo sell lice'r ill relull nt 4Si Wist, Ash Blylht Yost ran the course \vllh Us. The uuys behind him Iind In hold themselves In lo keep from running over him and that look limner. If he'll .slay at home we cnn run U In 'six or seven mlnhtes." N <) T I fj K Notlcn Is hereby iilven that the dyed Is used for bomb comparable purposes. lilackwater Group , ' , vlllc, Mlvslssliinl Counts Arkntisis T>« ««<K.illgi»t«l ^ that he ami "Dd Serves Cake, Pies -•- -' "*..^«j rt "i;ii nun. inu IMackwnlcr Homo, Demonstration nndcLslaiicd will wllhln the lime Club member,} served 15 cukes nnd llxc'd by.,ln.w lo.nnply (o l|ic. ,gon<-',!H I>l<'.s. from their own pvkns lo mlMlmier of Revenues of the Stale '") soldlorV'nnd as 'soldier-wives, of Arkansas lor a ••lie-mill lo sell dmlng the hospllnllly hour pro- beer nt retail nl .nil Hast Front, H'-am al llui USO Center Sunday I.ciichvlllc, Mississippi County, Ar- afternoon. - , '•nnsas. | rvl. Mnurlcc WUk gave ii violin Tlic iindcralBncrt .vtalcs that ii 0 ' rrall "li ncconi|>anlc<l on the plnnu • • !by fierfit, Hcrnmn H. Spclcr. Is : a clll/cn of Aiknnsns of (.tfwl mornl chninctcr, Hint he hns nivci been comlolul of n kloni or olhnr crime Involvlni! moial Impltudc Hint iio llccnsi In icll lieu by the (iiulcrslgnc<l hns been revoked with'' In. live vcais lasl past, nnd Uml the iindculi,nid IHIS nivcr been convicted of vlolnlliijj the laws of this slnlp 01 any olhci slate ic- Inlliils to Ihc snlc of alcoholIc'lla Uor.V ' : • " -' .it' In five years lasl past; and tlml Ihc undersigned lias never been convicted of violating (he laws of - ej iiiiu mvuiviiiy iiiuiiii unpiuiuc; ^"".'^tvu in vjutaiing inc lilVVi that no license to sell beer by (he lllLs stale, or nny-other slnle. ru- nnriersigned Ims been revoKCd wiin- '-'Ulna to (lie : sale of alcoholic Ih|in five years last past; and Hint " lls " the iindcisiBUcd has never been convlclcd of vlolntini; the laws of ,, this state, or any other .slate, re- ,1 .,' ' lo the snle of alcoholic lln.- ', cl '" , -, •- °°' My, commission expires the undersigned hns never l>ecn EDDIE McGREGOU, Subscribed and sworn lo before rrraining activities and regular:me this 10th dny of Mny, 1943. duties will continue normally with- '" " _ . out interruption during the Open Post, and visitors will not be admitted to restricted areas. They will be able to see the Air Field ictually in operation as it is day >y day. Military Police will dhccl traffic and serve as guides. My commission expires Mch. 2, '44. 5-11-43 Volunteer for Part-Time LOS ANGELES (UI'I—Two hundred members of Hie Screen Actors Guild have fomid a novel way lo do Iheir bit la,Ihc war effort. They liave volunteered to divide their Lime between the studios and the Lockhecd-Vcga aircraft plants. 'Hie latter is the first defense plant to otfcr Dart-time jobs. The hiring is done by Lockheed-Vega the guild office. through .lobs Await GractuAtc-s NEW YORK (UP)—Jobs available for graduate students have increased 500 per cent since the start of the war, according to Miss Josephine Hammon, director of the graduate division of Hunter college's bureau of occupations. Personnel particularly "in demand arc technicians and girls willing to work "around Ihc clock." SMALL LOANS O« Anrtblnt tt TilM, £ait Main Loan Co.. (Senl) Gordon Evrard. N O T I C K Notice Is hereby given tlml llic undersigned will wllhin the time fixed by law lo apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the Stnte of Arkansas for a permit lo sell beer al retail al South Sixteenth Street, Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Tlic undersigned stales tlml he Is- a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he lias never been convicted of a felony or other .crime involving moral turpitude; that, no license lo sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years Insl past; and Unit the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of Ihis st.ilc, or nny olhcr slate, rcbllng to the snlc of alcoholic liquors. JOHN ALBUM. Subscribed nnd sworn lo beforn me Ibis 10th dny of May. 1043. Jnmcs Terry. Saw-hill, 10, of Richmond Heights. (Seal) My commission expires 6-25-45. Complete Stock Sled and Elastic TRUSSES Save 50% STEWART'S Drrjf St*r« Main & Lake Phone 2822 Auto Repairs Kxpcrt Mechanics on All Makes and Models. Also Truck and Tractor Repairs. Lee Motor Sales Th. 5ID E»r| sionc, shop Foreman 307 E. Main convicted of violating the laws of this stale, i latin); to til Myrtle Slimvood Subscribed 'and sworn to befoi Charles ; Cnrcy, Mrs. — ,., Mrs, Wllllnm Bcoll, Mrs. I. J. Crnflon, Mr.s. Winona Harnhnrl, Mrs. n. Scoll, Mm. Walter Dcnson -and Mrs. Gertie Pnrks, G-l 1 Twins Patriotic to C'iirry J SAN TOANCISCO (UP)-Jnsfns .the delivery aiilo superseded tlie old-lim c delivery wagon and .driiv lor the r e «l r e « o-nc are now ivc pair of Identical (wins parcels from (tow mo more es Inn Al present centers for PI l>avld L,. nnd Ernest H. Knops. 21 of Berkeley, Oil.; Robert and Holland Hill, 20 (whose mother was also a twin), of Illinois nnd Bcnnie nnd Dernic Masscy, 20, of Ilcavcn- er, Okla. Each pair of twins succeeded In getting assigned to the same battalion. PRESCRIPTIONS Prcshcsl Stock Cuaianteed llcst Prices Kirby Drug Stores Just 4 Miles To The State Line Service Station SAVE on Phillips Quality Gasoline & Oil. Prompt, Courteous Service. Operated by Mrs. II. I- OPERATING HOURS For A-B-C Coupon Holders SUNDAYS: 0 A.M. lo il P.M. ALL WKEK DAYS 9A.M. lo 12 Noon 1 P.M. lo 8 P.M. are Ihrcc large FITTED HY Dot ton J. L. u4 J. GUARD OITOMETRISTS IN BLYTHEVJU.E SINCE 1922 flPTIGRL STORE W. Main St. Phone 2912 Docs Your Car NEED THESE? Ballf-rv— Sc*t Covers . OU&Ker-Radla t-'oj Ughls— Lock Cus Cap A complete line of Polishes LOT EICH PIMM m The Modern Ice B«x COOLERATOR For Economy • and • Serrlce. Tom Little Hwde. Co. Ph»n» HI Try our "Own M«d«" Ice Cream Die Hickory Inn ft«m Hlfh Any Shoe Can RII REPAIRED If (he oppfrs »n si 111 (nod. Tiring them ID u for qoilily "HALTER'S Quality Si«« 121 w. M<bi n. rm 1 U r >~itmjLtCi jy Subseillicd niiri sworn to before 1116 Mils 11 d ij of May, 1941 • Sen!) owm Aluuimlcri ,. ..,-.., Notary Public. My comnilsslon expires 3-14-1945'•* ' '5-U-W Simla !c N M is the 'olrtMt In the United]States bctn sailed In taw , |! 24-HOUR SERVICE Expert Repair Work 'on General Motors;'Cars,'; lANGSTON-WROTEfJ COMPANY •; R-rtwi; * Walnut- rh.,IU WE FILL AIA DOCT01UP .-. PRESCRIPTIONS AND HAVR TOtI MONKS 'STEW ART' ; S"!'. Drof Store ^ Main & Lake < Phone ZSZX A Iiciiiiliful solcclipn of.-., I' I ii n t H, Corsat'tis ;ind' Cut Flowers. ,. " '.'' THE FLOWER SHOP riHtVERV ANYWHERE , OI.KNCOF. HOTEI, BIDO. s* Thonc 4D1 .. .-'•' ROBINSON'S •THE RELIABLE DRUG STORE" - hi ', Tlicrc's no wider selecllon of ih»vlng needs, cosmetics, noveVUci, etc., In BlythevlUa than *C ttobiason'a. L«tut Utgadne*—poun-* '" Uln service— sandwlchwl ' 1 : V',", " Service Men! Meet Your Friends at RobinwnM HUDSON CLEANERS Special care taken in cleaning nniforwc. ' Buttons carefully handkd-r-PJeats and cream hand finished—2 day service, ' ( Garrison Caps —- Acceisoriet —? Intof SOUTHEAST AIR CORPS INSIGNIA

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