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BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS VOLUME 1—NO. 303. IHI BLCTHZVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NXWB Published dtily except Oundin In the interett ot the penooher ot the -Army Air Faroe* Advanced' Two Entitle Hylnf School of BlTthevllle, by th« BlythtTllle courier New*. It contain* the new* ol tfc« Air • Bate/ .. Personal and Business Affairs Of Soldier Should Be In Order We are here to prepare for corn- tot. When a soldier thinks of that, reminds Lieut. Oscar L. Benson, special service officer, ho should remember thnt their are- n few little things that lie ought to take care of in advance, such ns preparing a complete statement or history of personal and business nffalrs. , • Ills family should have Instructions-'and n clear understanding nboul the shipping or other disposal of personal and -household goods, if Hint should be necessary. How about n written record of the soldier's general business; matters, with a. listing of assets,- liabilities, debts, sources, of income, business arrangements, etc? Fix Up the Papers There "should be a written explanation concerning any,allotment for the support of the family and for payment of insurance premiums,; an explanation of. how to gain the assistance of the Army .Emergency Relief, the American National Red Cross, - and Army chaplains. : »Medical. and . hospital facilities are available lo dependents of soldiers, and the dependents should be given a ; clear understanding of these opportunities, .in case of emergency. Important papers and property should be properly recorded, and the family should know where they are and what to do about them in nny circumstances Hint may arise. Burial Arrangements If a soldier is reported missing or Is a prisoner of the enemy, lieutenant Benson explained, dependents should know that nny allotments that have been made will be continued for at least 12 months. If the Secretary of War declares the missing person dcnd, pay and allowances cease nnd the six months salary gratuity Is paid. Remains of a man who may die In'the service while outside of Hie United,States will not be subject lo return to this country until lifter the war.'Wlicro military authorities can take charge ot burial arrangements there will be no cost, lo dependents It the military authorities nre permitted to Uke charge. The War D;partmenl allows n renson- nble. amount for the disposition of the remains If no military authority Is available to take charge. Disability Tensions Should death occur while, a man Is ion authorized leave of absence, the next of kin should Immediately telegraph' to the Adjutant General, notifying''him of the death, and the commanding officer of the unit to which the man Is n member should be notified nnd iisked for assistance or advice. In case of disability by disease or, Injury, dependents ot a soldier should know that he is eligible to receive benefits according to the degree of disability, or he may be eleglble for retirement pay amounting to as much as three-quarters of his base pay. * • -~ *> > *"- >-"*", MWV uuty flllMJIK 111(1 wiil In the hazardous months and years following the war" lie pictured n revised map of *the world In which airplanes soar over polar continents and oceans mid world imsscngei- and freight lran.s|»rtntlon is by nlr, with shortcuts across the loi> of the world, and declared Hint freedom ot the' nlr must lie won In (he same:way tlml, for the lust 100 years, Brl- tiiln nml the United States Irad nialnlnlncd the freedom of the sens. . i Home Frinil O. K. .The general wiirncd 'ngaliiU. the iliiUje of Intcrnntlonnl peace" nnd "tlic jHiclflsin which proposed to solve our International prob- ems." which, he said, led us Into the present war Instcnrt of to pence. He spoke for "n Jiist pence" but declared that "common prudence .caches us thai we should hot cx- iccl II to be n )>crii>fu)e)it, pence," adding thai we must be prepared under nny conditions'to defend our. Boxing Tonight At Arena The Posl Boxing Team will meet pugilists from the Greenwood, Miss.. Army Air Field,hvmatches at the American: Legion" Arena tonight nt 8 o'clock. v Tenibouts, featuring : (he most capable -^"sluggers of both' fields, have -. been scheduled by Staff SergC'Jesse"Clements, post boxing instructor. : . In the double main event, Corp. Robert J. Morgan, Arkansas AAU welterweight champion, and Scrgt. A. J. (Cherokee) - Hcndrlcfcs, veteran middleweight, will enter the ring; against able Greenwood representatives. Morgan will seek to keep his record of consecutive victories intact. .Although he has foughtLoften, he hasn't iosl a bout since he was narrowly defeated upon his'first public ring appearance early In the winter. Hcndricks, tha hard .luck member of the team, will strive to rid himself of the jinx that, hns trailed him during 1 thp last half-dozen bouts. Something ;has cropped up to bother him in' cnch of these engagements and caused him to make unsatsi- factory showings. In the MidSouth Golden Gloves tournnnient he dropped, a decision in the semifinals to a man whom he hnd floored for a nine count in the first round. In the AAU tournament at' Little Hock his timing was off and he dropped his semifinal bout by a meager margin. At Newport last week he was jusl back from furlough nnd was out of training As a result, he suffered one of the few knockouts of his career al tthe hands of a man whom he had previously whipped. The other bouts of tonight's card will feature the following local boxers asairist the Greenwood soldiers: Sergt. Don Brandon nnd Pfc. TTed , Saenger, lighl heavies; Sergt. Joe •Holder nnd Corp. James McC.len-' don, heavyweights; Pvt, Jefferson Arnott, 'middleweight; Corp. Iva Spann, 128-pounder; Staff Sergt. William Spencer, US- pounds; and Pvt. L. B. Berube, 118 Finance-Ordnance Team Loses, 3-2 The 701st defeated the Finance nnd Ordnance 3-2 in an Inter- squndron softbnll league gunii! al the Athletic Area Tuesday afternoon. The victors scored their runs In, their half of the fourth inning and the losers were held nl bay before the offerings ot Stone, ace pitcher for the 701st. ., In'other games tlie 320lh defeated^ the 702nd 22-3, the 703rd bent the flrmii -i'-'i, the 1 Athletic Department defeated the Band 7-3, and *he BJedlcs beat the Medics and Qiinrtcrninstci's 10-C. The-box score of the 701sl-Fi- nance and Ordnance game was' 7Blst Ah E, II 400 Tally 3rd . Truax 2nd Decoux c . Hunt cf .. Jenkins 1st Stone p ... Jaloslcy ss Blalock if Owens rf . 400 400 3 i -i i .300 .313 .301 .200 30 3 8 Finance and Ordimnor. Ab n 11 Morgan If 3 o o T. Fisher p , 2 1 2 Doon 1st 3 o o J. [Fisher 3 Q i Bus'ch 3rd 2 0 1 Denis ss-c ....3 o o Coleman ct 3 o o Hang rf 3 Q 0 Hpsky c-sf .3 t 2 Kotos ss 2 0 0 27 2 G Tlie sperm whale sends out n low puff of vai»r thai goes forward and upward. A barrel of dimes adds up to more money than a barrel of silver dollars. pounds. Corp. Don Burton will referee the bouts. The public will be Admitted upon payment of a nominal admission fee. FU1SNY BUSINESS •••^_^i^a£^g^S'*<gg^gsg»^"tlf^iiySKHtyftTihc TM m bi(Nfi o need to.worry when it rning-cvery lx:d is equipped ' ' • wilh its own umbrella I". --- AKKANSAS.1'I1UKSDAY. JULY I, 1943~ Post-War Problems To Offer Challenge, Compere Tells Class HHg. Con. E. L. Compere, ailjtilnnt general of Arkansas and veteran of muny years in the Arkansas National Guard, addressed the graduating class of aviation cadets yesterday nt the Hlythevillc< Army Air Field as the men whose training and experience will make them the experts who will solve the post-war problems. "You are going to have superior opportunities to nerve 'r country," he .said, "not only ihtrlnn the war but in security. Promising full support -of the righting forces by the civilian population, General Compere declared: "Our splendid successes on the inltlo fronts have been made possible because or the magnificent support, that lias come from the home front.." Folks Arc With Us Ife said that despite strikes and differences of opinion and com- iJlalnts, "we arc yetting better cooperation on the homo front than Is customary in war times." "The home front In America isn't nil that II ought to be." be conceded, "but ns you go out to perform your high missions In this war, you may carry In your hearts the cicarciit assurance that.by and large the people back at home are giving you their utmost support. " Don't get the feeling thai you arc fighting (or a people who are not. worthy. The Aincricnu people nre patriotic, they are sound at hciirl, they nre willing to make every sacrifice thai is necessary. "They nmy which is the , ,. st „, L . vciy American, but they would feel that hey linil been unjustly treated if they were not given the privilege of making sacrifices when sacrifices arc necessary. Don't let your morale suffer because you hear criticisms and complaints We are having less of It than is usual in times like this." Oenernl Comiiere was Introduced by Col. Kurt M. Lniulon, commanding officer of the Air Base who presented the silver wings to the members of the class, us they came onto the stage one by one ns ihelr names were called by UciH A. P. MacNlven, commandant of cadets. Lieut. Reginald c. Augustine, post adjutant, administered the oath of office by which the cadets, repenting the pledge In unison, were sworn m as commissioned officers n the United Slates Army Gencrn) Compere was transported to and from tlie Air Base in a military two-engine training Alp. piloted by Cnpt. E. L. Johu—• making the trip from Little in little more than an hour Ihe general wore a summer uniform, on which were the Little 'Theater Players To j _ . Perform Tomorrow At Recreation Hall "The Dnmknrd," or "The Fallen Saved,' a florid melodrama of the gay nineties which was high power entertainment In grandpa's day and which drew tears and stirred the emotions In "the good old days,' but which Is the last word in hilarity for the modern sophisticated audience, is coming to.the Air. Base. The Memphis Little Theater Association will |>ut it on tomorrow night with a cast which has mnde a howling-success in Memphis nnd before n number of soldier audiences. The performance will begin at 8 o'clock nnd'it will be at the Post Recreation Hnll, so as nol to conflict with the usual motion picture show at the Post Theater. grumble,- a' ,little,. privilege of every The revival nf this temperance lesson In "powerful dramatic Blythcville Counts On Southpaw Ace In Mid- South Baseball Meet i'fc. Mclvln I'jirnell. aircraft mechanic nnd one of the ace southpaws of the Past Biisttmll Team, will probably take the mound against the Second Army team in the locals' first game of Hie Mid- South .Service Camp Tournament which begins al Memphis Friday night. Patnell, n member of the powerful Louisville team last season, is nn idenl choice as an opponent for Mulcahy. The young soldier lacks the cx-mnjor leneiier's hangover pre.stigc, but It is unlikely Hint Mulelmy can pcrsundc mcmbcra of the Post Team to rend his press clippings before they bat against him. And as far as ability is concerned, it is more thnn possible Parnell can stny with the former hillle till the way. The mechanic Is young, strong and talented. He has a nice curve, plenty of control and hasn't been beaten in four games ngalnsl Filer League teams this season. Hcsl of nil, he is slated to face the Second Army learn at 0-30 o'clock Friday nij;],i r which means that the game will be played under the lii;hls r . a break for Parnell wlipse fnsl ball is hard to see under such conditions. If Pnnieli can win his team's opener ngalnsl the highly touted Srcond Army nine, the future will be rosy for Blythcville.. There seems to be no other team In the tournament that, can compare with the Second Army aggregation. The team that heats them seems destined lo win n high place in the tntirimmcnt standings. Other teams form, "as it was advertised "away back: when," will, of course, bring hisses for the villlan and cheers for the hero, who will rescue the heroine in the knlek of time. Squire Cribbs. tlie cruel landlord, tlie loafer and the other col-' orful characters of the melodrama' arc interpreted by players who have shown their ability, and the Public Service Office promises a hl»H timc/for the GI attendance. Vaudeville acts will follow, as' they were given In the days when grandpa was n young fellow with, perhaps, a slightly exaggerated 1 touch to make them a little- bit: funnier, • even, than (hey were n" half-century ago. It ought to be good fun. ; WARNIXG ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHIOKASAWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS. John Sllvka, Plaintiff, vs. ' No. 8191 Elsie Slivka, Defendant. Tlie defendant Elsie Sllvka is hereby warned to appear within hlrty days In the court named In ine caption hereof and answer the "mv'in" 1 " 1 ° r l ' IC " Iftlntltlt Jolln Dated this 26 day of April W43 HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Doris Mdir, D. rj Virgil Greene, Atty. for Pltf. Lucien colcttian, Atty. nd Utcm. 6/2-0-16-23 have their .outstanding stars, some of them more prominent than Mulcahy. The Fourth Ferry C'om- ' The Fourth of July Spirit , *" WE fi<XJ> THESE TRUTHS" $1 ALL HEN ME CREATEDEqUoiiJWT ]^^«BD«^WmtR CREATOR WITH CERTAIN UHNKtiftE lKWiOI(& THESE ARE UFE. LIBERTY AND THE PtfRSWT » HAPPWtSS. THAT.-' """"• 'HESE RIGHTS. GOVERKMWJ'WIJHSTITUTEO AMO«6 P THE R jysr powws FfWH nfce*sMT of m <~~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES ON REQUEST .'THAT WKMVER AW FOR* west ENDS. IT is THE ~ ABOLISH IT Trio ot fighting men In the Army, show "This Is the Army" enact this Fourth o( July tableau with stirring words from the Declaration of Independence as a backdrop. After grossing $2,000,000 as a Broadway stage hit and road show, "This Is the Army" Is now about _. . to be released as'a technicolor movie. Youths 17-18 Get Invitations To Visit Post On July Fourth The Soldie Friend . r's invitations (o boys 17 and 18 years old M spend Fourth of July afternoon at Hie Air Base were issued yesterday thrugh school superintendents, hlfh school principals and Boy Scout executives of Mississippi County and communities within n 50-inilo radius of Blyllieville. The invitations were sent by Col. „,„ , ; — - ---j "«,..- Kurt M. London, command ing of- nmnt bus johnny Btazley, Cards'| fleer, who will greet'tlie visitors pitching nee in ihe last World | when they come to the Field for Series, and Cullcy Rlknrd, lormei- , , Soulhern League outfielder Inter went- to the Pittsburgh Pi for me- mnl, s* of , , e1 .- lIleWYork mier the Sunday program, ivhich has who been arranged especially for thtlr benefit. Colonel Lanclon made it clear, >cher, however, that all boys in the 17-18 Greats, most of them pitchers silt mouiKlsinen are worthies? without batting and fir" this Is where Ih the nod. This team' .., ,, v anced. It has demonstrated miu fielding and power at the plate in early season games and seems stronger than docs any other tournament entry. In an effort to combat this Sei-f>t. Robert Tubbs, physical instructor and manager of the Post Team, will send his full batting and fielding strength against the fnvorfUs in Friday night's game. His starting lineup will probably rend: Sergt. Max Vickcr s (mechanic) shortstop. Chaplain Gerald J. Hogan third base. Staff Sergt. Angelo Ferrarlo (parachute rigger), center field. Staff Sergt. .Mack McWhortors (physical instructor) first base Sergt. Fleet Crain, (mechanic) nght field. Ssrgl. Daniel La Gruttn, (mechanic) left field. Fred Sivnn, (Red Cross rcprescn- school authorities, Tlie purpose, he explained, is to .nny gets ward to their call into the Service, is • wcll-bal- an opportunity come right in and aiwi fmr, see wnat gocs pj) gi t. n ,trainin« field where aviation cadets are preparing lo bt; 1 pilot-officers ot the Army Air Corps. The only ticket of admission that is required Is that the youn« man have a desire to find out for him- , J '™» ""'nil, (Heel Cross rcpres IN THE COUNTY COURT OF, " llvc> second bnse. CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OP Scr B l - J °e Pnlkn, (niechni ArTSSTR.cjTnoT /^r>¥iKi^^.r . .^ catcher nf -ItJ IJ --• — •• "^-'V. lllc Uild^eS of World War No. l and the Mcx- can Border campaign. Victory Gardtn Tip STATE COLLEGE, Pn. (UP)— Victory gardeners who have bat- Ucd the early-season crises of planl-ing and weeding may repulse the cotnmnndo raids of rabbits gopher.! and grncklc s common about this time of yenr by sprinkling powdered lime on plants when onmn. scattering moth balls around In?/, gC ° f !" c vc sctablc plot or applying n m |. v of , vood nshes mid red pepper on leaves, Pennsylvania State College advises. Try our "Own Made" Ice Cream Die Hickory Innl *~~i tnm ' MISSISSIPPI COUNTY AR KANSAS. NOTICE , „.„- , Noll <: e 's hereby given that there badges ", ns been. nicd in the above cap. ^^... Honed Court a [ictitlon by the owners of Blocks Four (4) Five (5). Six .(C), Seven m, Eight (8) Mtiin in\ T« ,, «, ^ '' ..•i... -vson Addition to return snld\ Blocks to acreage and for other pur nose; Said petition will be henrrt In tlie above captioncd Court on the •>•! day of July, 1943. - 1 This the 9 day of June, 1S43 T. W. POTTER, Clerk _ By Elizabeth Dlythe D c PRESCRIPTIONS Freshest Slock Guaranteed Best Pricea Kirby Drug Stores ~~ • . Repai ill) (9), Ten (10) Gosnell Estate and Eleven Sub-division Skating Every Afternoon And Night! GUY GEAN'S SKATING RINK torafed on South Second St. Across From Nail. Guard Armory SPECIAL RATES Fa S«rvlc« Mtn Service That Is Fully Guaranteed! Expert Mechanics— Body Men tee Motor Sales , Shop r.r«n». M7 catcher. Pfc. Mclvin pitcher. Sergeant Tubbs nic) Pnrnell, (mechanic) also take self more about the branch of the service for which he may want to volunteer. And he can, if he cares to, volunteer at any time before his eighteenth birthday in the Air Corps Reserve, HUB assuring that, he can become an aviation cadet and enter training ns n pilot, navigator or bombardier, at any time within the six-month period after his 18th birthday, instead of waiting lo lie drafted into any branch of the service without a voice in which It shall be. The gate will open for the prospective soldiers at 1 o'clock, and HID prgrain will continue through the afternoon. The boys may ride to the Air Base without paying seven other players with liinr Pfc. William yarwelck (mechanic^ pitcher. Slnff Scrgt. Francis Hulh, (crew chief) pitcher. Sergt, Robert Ferial, (mechanic) out fielder. Corp. Eunl Davis, (mechanic) catcher. The Modern let. not COOLERATOR For Economy and Service. Tom Little Hwde. Co. Phone til 24-HOUR SERVICE Expert Repair Work on General Motors Cars, IANGSTON-WROTEN COMPANY B'dwmj & Walnut Ph. 151 GIK IV 1 Wr,tnff ,, or - vcar ol" Bi-o-Jpmay consider them- nrc EDI a iv ,vpfi f v ?" le !;. tcttlns selves invited whether or not they re\ts Q So hr' lt l± "I Bet a direct .bid throu B h their Pit. Jack While, (link trainer Instructor) infielder. Swgt. Stun Wlolko, (mechanic) catcher. Staff Sergt. Lawrence Travis, (crew chief) infielder. FITTED BY Doctori J. L and J. C GUARD OPTOMETRISTS IN BLTTHEVILLE SINCE 1922 Our CHILDREN'S SHOE RE. PAIRING Is the klml llisl sUtuls up splendidly to Iho lough, hard us- tgfl the active youngster gives his rootwtar—\rc rtlilliM Ihe shoes FOlldly and honestly. Let ns prove HflLTCRS QUflLITY SHO€ SHOP 121 W. MflIN ST. BPTICRL STORE 209 W. Main St. Phone 2912 Just Received New Assortment CHROMIUM FOG LAMP SETS DR!VIN<TuGHTS LOY EICH gSS I'hone 7? fare, on the regular buses from Blythevilie. On (lie Post they will be escorted through the hangars ana the flight line. They will visit with cartels and flying officers, ant! a flying review of ships in fornintlon will be staged for their benefit, followed by a review of the cartels on parade to the music ot the AAP Band. Read Courier Hews warn »a>. Jlold Everything "Little Miss nintt will now cn- • tcrtain you with selections on the bugle!" WE FILL ALL DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY STEWART'S Drug S t o r e Main & Lake Phone 28M Friend and Samaritan in time of distress, the Aimrlcnn Red Cross, as tlie volunteer agency created nnd supported by ihe dollars and goodwill of tlie American people, extends a helping hand to the man in the Service who happens to be in lough luck. A field director is on duty at many Army stations. H C ' CJm get prompt Information nnd action anywhere In the country th:ough the nationwide organization of county diopters of the Red Gross. In this column the field director at the Blythevllle Army Air Field discusses examples of his work with full protection of the confidence of those who'' consult him. ' BY FKED L. SWAN, Field Director American Ited C'rosi The iniJiinry, Ihc American Red Cross nnd civilians often cooperate in solving the personal 05 family problems of ihe BlylheVlllo Army Air Field soldiers, -ihpre Is tiie case of a soldier who was cn- abled lo go io Danville. Vn quickly to te with his sick mother'throuuh the cooperation of all three The need for -• the man's pros-1 encc at home] was verified in telegram ffom| hU home U Cross c h n pt e r.l But the soldier! couldn't be lo-I cuted until hisl sergeant volun-l leered to make nl special search tori him. Just.25mln-l utes before the] train was due to| leave the man was found. Mr. Swan Meanwhile, we hnd notified the assistant personnel officer and when the soldier appeared at the personnel officer, his furlough papers were ready. We then phoned the railroad station, explained the 'situation aiul were promised that the train would he held If necessary. Then we drove the soldier to the station, arriving there just as the train was due to leave. But the man had no ticket. "That's all right," the conductor said, "get him aboard; we'll phone ahead to Memphis nnd have a ticket prepared there." That's the way we have to work sometime. It oltcn tnkcs the efforts of a lot of different people to yet a soldier away on emergency furlough, on time. But when these men come back ,to our. office and offer their thanks, we know it's worth all the trouble it tnkcs. SMALL LOANS OB AnTthlnjr <f V&ITC. Ea*i Main Loan Co. Flowers For Every Occa- > sion . . . Funeral designs, wedding flowers, corsages. i THE FLOWER SHOP WE DELIVER GLENCOE HOTEL BLDO. I'hone 491 Officers 9 U n i fo r m s Compare the fabric and workmanship of these Tine garments before buying! t, Hotter Blouses 37.75 " Elasttquc Trousers 13.75 Pinks 13.75 Summer Trousers 7.90 Summer Shirts 8.90 ROBINSON'S •THE RELIABLE DRUG STORE" There's no wider selection of «h»Ylng needs, cosmetld noyeltle* etc., In BlythevtUe than at Robinson'*. Uteit Mteadnet— roan- Uln Mrrlce-wndwlchctl Service Men! Meet Tour Friend* it Robinson'sl HUDSON TAILORS Expert Alterations RODY OF UNIFORM SHIRTS MADE SMALLER Kbail 75c; Tropical fl; 3-day Sen>ke Garrison Caps — Accessories — Insignia

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