The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 24, 1944
Page 8
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T'PAGE EIGHT Organization Of Air Field Here Outlined S.Iiicc Ihc publication two weeks ago of the brief form reorganization chart; of the BAAF, many questions have been risked us to Just where various offices-and' services come, under Ihc four deputies who are directly responsible, to Col. Kiirt M. tiandoii, commanding officer. To print the entire organization (Uiart for BAAF would tflke an entire page, so here Is a somewhat shorter listing which will answer many questions. Under U. Col. Harry R. McGuirc. deputy for administration and services, come all of the departments in headquarters and also the following offices and sections: provost, marshal and military police, civilian personnel, budget and fiscal, finance, c]iap)niii, public relations, special services, personal affairs, post exchange, legal photo section,' reproduction, messes, troop training, hospital sections A, E, F. and the band. . •Major Charles Lnylon's department consists 01 air Inspectors administrative, technical and training, together with such enlisted personnel necessary for these offices. These GI's are drawn from the unit headquarters section, which is in Col. McGuire's department for rations and quarters. . Major Oene Langan, ns deputy for training and operations, has supervision over cadet headquarters, ground school, flying training ami Instrument groups, physical training, base operations tmd weather section. This department includes cadets, ATC men, and Section 13 enlisted men. In charge of LI. Col. Gordon \Vclshons, as deputy for supply and maintenance, comes maintenance of all aircraft, armament, communications, buildings and grounds, automotive equipment, shop maintenance and engineering, and ail quartermaster ''Junctions. Besides general supply, there is also the supply of Air Corps, ordnance, communications, construction, and chemical warfare. Trnnsiwrtatlon and salvage also function under this department. By far the greatest number ot enlisted men on the field are assigned lo Col. Welslions' department. They are in Section C, which has four sub-sect Ions: C-l consists of mechanics C-2 includes aircraft maintenance In the south line area of the field, C-3 cares for aircraft maintenance In (he north line area, while C-4 consists of men working in the other supply and maintenance departments. School News During the past year the following Newberry Prize books hnvc been read by students o( the sixth grade at Central- Ward school, it was announced ioday by Miss Lenore Swear Inge n, teacher of that grade. Story of Mankind, Van Loon, read fcv five .students: Voyages ol Dr. DoolilUe, Lofting, eight: Dark Frigate, Hawes, one: Tales from Silver Lands, Finger, one: Shen ot.thc Sea, Christaan, one: Smoky, James, Bix: Hitty, Field, two: The Cat Who Went to Heaven, Coatsworth, five: Young Fu,. Lew's, two: Invincible loulsn, Meigs, two: Dobry, Shannon, one: : Caddy Woodlawu, Brink 23: Holler skates, Sawyer, six. White Stag,. Sercdy, 12: Daniel Boonc,. Daugherty, 20: Call It Courage, Sperry, 23: Matchlock Gun, Edmonds, S9: Adam of the Road, 13. During the Summer months the public library In Blythevlllc will . attempt to encourage children of the six grade age group to read all these books. Honey is ripened nectar; <mV> bees know how to ripen it properly ULYTJIKVILLE (AKK.) COUBIBIl NEWS Building Hitter's Atlantic Wall MAY 2<l. 30 To Graduate At Osceola High Charles E. Sullenger To Present Diplomas On Friday Night OSCEOLA Ark., May 24— Com- Kicncemcnt exercises will be heltl Friday night. 8 o'clock, at the lilgt) school aduitorlum for the 30 members of Ihe graduating class of Os- [ccola high school, who will receive their diplomas from Charles E, -iiilleneer. secretary of the board if directors. The Baccalaureate service was icld Sunday nighl, 8 o'clock, at ''Irst Baptist Church, when mlnls- crs of the various cluirchcs of the rlty participated In Ihe service. The !ev. L. .T. Liuvrence of the First 'rcsbylcrlnn Church gave the iti- •ocnllon, Ihc Rev. E. T. Smith of lie Baptist Church read the scrip- iire, the Rev. R. Scolt Bnlrd of he Christian church preached the ermon, and the bencdictios was given by (lie Rev. Earl Cravens of . - _ _ ; of Time "Underground Report" pholo from NKA) rholo above purports to show elaborate buildins operations conducted by Germans along French .Cbaimc. coasi as they oroc.Mhuu "Alhr.Ur.wmi" E g, inst Allied invaders. -. T. Moore Jr. Awarded Baylor Music Scholarship L. T. Moore jr., long prominent in Jocnl musical circles, 1ms been awarded a scholarship In orgnn nml piano instruction at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, where he plnus to begin his slurlles In September.. Mr. Moore, who has been employed nt Blylhcvlllc Army Air Field since shortly after the field was activated in UU2. is assistant organist lit First, Baptist, Church, nml frequently plnys nt the post chapel and for special events in Blythevillc. He lins studied under Thomas H. Webber, concert organist of Memphis, and taught piano at Riclgcly Hlgli School, Rfdgcly, Tcnn. Three months ngo Mr. Moore went to Baylor and played Hie or- 3<m for the dean of music at the University, when lie was informed thai he would be granted a scholarship for further study. He nlso may Loach pinno ami theory In mldltlan lo studying under his scholarship. John H. Harp Graduates As Army Air Force Pi/of John H. Harp, son of Mr. anil Mrs. Harry L. Harp of BlytlicrUle was graduated yesterday in exercises held at the Army Aiv Forces Pilot School at George Field, 111., when he received the silver wings of a military pilot and was commissioned a second lieutenant In the Army Air Forces. ,. . Lieutenant Harp entered pilot iralnbig Jnst November,. and attended flying schools at Clarksdalc and Greenville, Miss., before his graduation at George Field. A brother. Lieut. Harry Rouse Horp, also of the Army Air Forces, now is stationed In England. Dell News Tlie Women's Missionary Union of the Dell Baptist Church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ben Gill. Following the opening hymn, the devotional was given by Mrs. L. O. Wlfc-on, closed with a prayer by Miss Robin Gill. Mrs. Allen Harclln was In charge of the program, assisted by Mrs. C. A. Smith, whose topic was "Light Within America," Mrs. Her Boss Is Upsef tlv Methodist Church. At the exercises Friday night the Invocation will be.given Ti'y'lhe'Rev. Mr. Smith, and .special'music \ylll b c furnished by members of the Csccola band. Honor students In the graduating class arc Eugene Thome, Marjorlc Mayo, Martha Farrar, and Shirley Muslin, Other members of the class are Virginia Lee Best, Ophelia Berry, Hilly Chiles, Charles Cook, John Thomas Dlllaril, Edward Foster, Maxinc Hart, Lois Faye Holt, Howard Kenncniorc, Belly Jean Moore. Austin Moore, De Loy Nelms, Hermon Phillips, Tommy Ragland, Carl. Roberts, Betty Ross, Betty Scmtncs, Eddie Jean Sheldon, IJoris Ami Smith, Elizabeth Thornc, Bobby Watson, Cecil Wellborn, Joe Newman Whltworth, Mary Frances Wilhlte, Betty Lou Wiseman ami Herman Woodward. Joseph D. Kcnnau, war produc- lio ntioard vice chairman, recently said, "The! war workers of America still have to raise the monthly volume of munitions output by 10 per cent to reach Ihc total inunllioiis production goal scheduled for 1914." Ophlr, Incorporated town of Colorado, had a population of two persons In (he 1040 census. Bombers' 'Brains' " (USAAF iilwto Irani NF.A) Crcdil for mm.-!] ol the success of the U. S. Air Forces' achievements in l)oml)-l)l:islinjj llic enemy on ninny fronts goes to Brib'.-Cicn. Hay wood ilimsoll, Jr., deputy cliicC of air stall, in charge of lonjj-iaiiye bombing. • ' It they wear khalsi, they've got to be tongli," is Uncle Sam's dictum for tiis scrvlcewomen as well as servicemen, so 0. S. Array nurses,' in Britain, preparing to go over with Allied invasion forces, get fciUBhening up course which includes physical training, gas drill nnd judo. In pholo above, judo pupil Lt. Louise Ermcn, of Mena', Ark., throivs her six-foot instructor, Maj. G. W. Strom, of Roches, tcr, Minn. W. M. Lewis, who discussed "The Lifted Lamp," and Mrs, Carl Pepple, who talked on "The Golden Door." Miniature doors representing a golden door, and folded to form a booklet, were used with the program printed inside. Closing prayer \vas offered by the IJev. O. D. Mages. The 11 members and two visitors present were served refreshments during the social hour. The next meeting will be a social at the clubhouse with the new missionary, at. E. Wiles, as speaker for the 1 evening. ' Since 1D38, 3.000 young men have received diplomas after training in tile United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps and arc on active duty in tlie Merchant Marine and Navy, according to the United States Martime Commission. I. RHEUMATIC PAIR fH!rf n«l Sfoll jior Diy—Bit illir II Ki. Don t put off getting C-2223 to relieve pain of muscular rheumatism r.iid oilier rheumatic pains. Caution: Use only as directed. First bottle Purchase price back it not satisfied. COc and $1.00. Today buy C-2223 Have a Coca - Cola = As you were ...a ivay to relax on a battleshi Wherever a U. S. battleship may bc , thc Amcrican wa) , of ,. fc an sports, humor, customs and refreshment. So, naturally, Coca-Cola is there' too met with frequently. H avc a ^ke" is a phrase as common aboprd a battk-wagoa as it is ashore. It's a signal that S pe ils out >.V,, ,, ah From Athnu to the Sever, Seas, Coca-Cola i, spreading thc custom J ^ that n/m^-has become;, symbol of happy comradeship in many IOTUEO Ut m, AU , HO «i» OF THE COCA.COI* CO«f* MT » COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of-BLYHEVILLB It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why vou hear Coca-Cob called "Cokc"< Only top quality products get the job of lubricating the motors and machinery on our fighting Navy's ships. So we're proud to tell you that Sinclair lubricants are used on many Navy ships to assure smooth operation and save' wear. To give your car the same, sure SAVE WEAK WITH protection, get Sinclair lubricants from your Sinclair Dealer. To protect your engine, for example, he offers Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. This famous oil stands up longer and lubricates better because it is both de-waxed and de-jellied. Use Sinclair Opaline to keep your, car rolling. WAKNJNU OKDlilt In the Chancery Court, Chlokasiuv- l)n District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Marilyn Lewis, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8603 Luke II. Lewis, Defendant. The defendant Luke H. Lewis Is hereby warned lo appear within thirty days In the court named In the caption hereof and answer the' complaint of the plaintiff Marilyn Lewis. Dated this 0 day of May, 1344: HARVEY MOKIIIS, Clerk. I By Doris Mulr, D. C. (' Jf' Percy A. Wright, Atty. for PHI. ~ Claude F. Cooper, Ally, ad Utem. 5110-17-24-31 A grasshopper can continue to walk after Its licad has been severed. Minnesota Is the northernmost .state in Die Union. Have Fan & Refrigerator Motors Cleaned For Summer. New Location 116 N 1st J. T. (Charlie) Stalcup I'lione 2993 or 2598 Siniiir; and Summer T U N I'- U P Save Gasoline . . . Save Tires. Get All-romnl Better Performance! T I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Utnler Pmrt« * Service 121 W. A,h Phone jtujj. CH1CKASAW Wcsl Main Ncitr Zlsl St. Sut. slarts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Ni^ht shoivs 5:45 Kxccpl Monday, opens 0:15 Continuous shews Sat. and Suii. B. J. ALLEN Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature UNFINISHED BUSINESS with 'rcnc 111 u * Uoljerl Montgomery and SING FOR YOUR SUPPER wild .Jinx Fallieiibcrg ,t diaries Rogers NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday ml J . — Aftit — Hjlktiillt, Alk. .. 50 I'M SAVING WASTE PAPER! Yes . , . waiting is hard. But ifs easier when you're doing something to protect and aid him , . . and bring him home soonerl Your Government says that waste paper is the No. 1 war shortage. There's your opportunity/ For waste paper is everywhere. Newspapers, magazines, wrappings, corrugated paper . .. bundle them all in packages about 12 inches high and turn them in. The very waste paper you tie up may well bo made into paperboard that packages th« K-rations, ammunition or blood plasma your fighting man will usa So enlist the children. Enthuse your neigh- bori and friends. Scour attics and basement* Then start a regular system of saving and bundling your wests paper for war. Ifs so little to do ... • nd it may mean so much to him! V,S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign Wednesday & Thursday "CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK" with Donald O'Conner & I'eggy Hyan Fox News & Short Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Wednesday & Thursday mm MONTEZ JONHAUSABU Bey Sidney Toler Tlionios Gomez Don Terry March of Time Shorts

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