The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 26, 1947
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BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TITRSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1!)-17 Osceola School Faculty Selected Htg^ School Pupils To Register This Week for New Term Final registration of Osceola High •School .Juniors and seniors will be h«ld Thursday arid freshmen and sophomores'Vill. register Friday for the lM7i*» term 'which begins tit 9 a.m, Sept- 8 Registration hours will be from 8 30 am until noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. both days; It is expected that, there will be a liaif-day 'sessidh for the first grades on Sept 8,- Superintendent of Scfwbjs Frank Sanders safd A Public School Workshop for faculty members will be held Sept. 2 through 0, Superintendent Snn- tters said. The faculty list includes the following: High School: Mrs. C. U IWoorc, principal: Rulj'e Boysc.xrilliletic' director; Herbert E. Daugherty, band, glee club; Jim Henry; psychology, social science, girls basketball; Marguerite Reid, home economics. Herbert Smith, science; Evelyn Hurst,-Spanish, Latin; Estelle Jackson, commercial; Robert. J.' Pearson, mathematics, boys basketball; Mrs. c. V.' Horn, junior high school English; Mary IjCU Conncl!, j;nilor high English! history. Elementary: A'. A. Adams, principal; Mrs. Herbert Smith and Mrs: L. C. Hudson, sixth grade; Mrs. Robert J. Pearson and Mrs. •Jessie B.- Carter, mth grades Mrs. E, H. Mann nnd Miss Myra Jean Ob&rmiller,;fourth: grade', • Mrs. C. Ij. Grigsby and Miss Helen Martin. third grade. Mrs. Jim Henry, and Mrs.. John Miller, 1 second-.grade,; Mrs.-. U W. Foster and Mrs. Vcrnon Janies. first grade. Mr, anci Mrs. DaltQi Eow|ston of, Btytheville will tencn piano and ivub" 0 school music. 10,000-Ton Freighter Afire in.Canadian Dock FORT AI.BERNI, D, C.. Auff; 2G. (UP)—Fireboats poured tons of water today on tile smouldering' hulk, .of the 10,000-ton British freighter yesterday in a blaze which also de- Sampep, which caught lire late yes- stroyeii a $1,500,000 assembly wharf of the Canadian government here. Two persons were injured seriously and-more than 1,400,000 tons of lumber and 350 tons of plywood burned up in the spectacular fire, which threatened the town lor three' hours. It was brought under control by firemen assisted by more than 20D volunteers. 21,900 to Go Two; lh> Ten Out in World's; Biggest Club ' NotiMi opposed by vMltm nationi NON-UNITED NATIONS: 24 Nations Tolol Population—413.000,000 Total Area-4,500,000 So. Miles hj UNITED NATIONS: 57 Member Notions Total Population—1,73!,000,(X» " Total Area—47,000,000 Sq.- Milej- Army to Change Non-Com Set-Up In Air Corps Ranks WASHINGTON. Aug. 20. (UP) — Tf everything uoes accordingito AAP pluns there will be no privates, corporals or sergeants in the United Stales-Air Voice by 1949. •Army Air' Force lenders hope~to abolish t-he Army's system of noncommissioned officers and substitute n new one "inot'o fitted to our needs.' it was learned today. The new system will require Con- lii-««iioi\al approval before H can be i:ul Into operation. Under the plan all enlisted men an'1 warrant officers in the air forre would become "Airmen," "Senior Airmen" and "Chief Airmen ' There would be six classes of airmen, ranginc In pay from a prl- vuie's $75 a month to a technical M'want's $135 a month. But none would have any more authority-than in Army buck private. The differ- iMicc in pay would lesult from the (inference in technical skills. I nere. would be three grades of (tnor airmen, corresponding in pay ! to Technical sergeant, master ser- r oant and Junior warrant officer. 'the chief airman would correspond to llu: Army's chief warrant, < inter. The senior and chief airmen' wuuld be the Ail 1 Force'.s non-commissioned officers. It's thumbs up for two and blackballs for the rest; as 12 mote nations try to join the world's biggest club—the United.Nations. The Arab kingdom of Yemen and.the new-dominion of Pakistan arc the only approved applicants ns Russia or western nations veto the rest (top map). World rnnp shows how the new total of 57 United Nations embrace 90 per. cent of the world's total :ircw and 88 percent ol the population. Looking After War Veterans Becomes Big Business for US. WASHINGTON, Aug. 26. (UP)—* The Veterans Administration estimated today that the 18.318,000 U. S. veterans and their families constitute about 32 per cent of tlie nation's total population. By 1952, VA said, the figure will rise to 43 per cent. A gradual (tccrease is exacted after that. VA gathered the statistics to show how and where II will spend the $7,000,000,000 appropriated to it by Congress for fiscal 1048. The summary showed that VA: Now operates 124- hospitals and has 90 more under, construction. Has 3,630 full-time doctors and : 2,530 consultants nnd fee-basis doctors. - - ' -' '.'-• \ Is x-raying 1.250.000 veterans an- uially Ibr tuberculosis. Harry Beine, who surrendered to San Francesco police "because he got hungry," smiles as he Klowns the first o£ 21,900 : "free" menls he'll get in Walla, Walla Stale Prison in Washington for the next 20 years, He was convicted of armed robbery in March and has-been a fugitive ever since. Haf one of- the world's largest coords management jobs in main-, aining 130,000,000 records of vari- us types. Has guaranteed or insured al- nost 1.000,000 Ol loans totaling nore than $5,000,000,000. Issues about 350.000 checks eticU msiness day. Is paying compensation or pen- ion to 2,325.319 veterans ot all wars xuci peacetime service, und to 896.185 tlepcmlents of deceased veterans. Is paying compensation or pension to 47 dependents o[ veterans or the Mexican War of 100 years ago. : Has approved 18.2.J3 applications ir cars by World War II veterans who lost, or lost the use of. one or both legs. Has 1.804,000- World 11 veterans on its rolls taking advantage of the educational and training benefits of the GI bill of rights. General Eisenhower, To Speak in-Little Rock I-ilTTLE ROCK, Ark,-, Aug. 20. (UP) — Gen.. Dwlght D. Eisenhower, chief., o£ staff, will be In Little Rock on Nov. 5 for n pul*ic address, U. S. Sen. John • L.. Mc- Clplliin announced today. Plans for the meeting are being worked out by a .Joint committee of six veterans organizations in the capital city, cooperating with the military affairs committee, of the Greater Little Rock Chamber "of Commerce. : - Elsenhower will make the Arkansas stop en route to Washington following an Inspection tour of Blakcly Dam-Spillway Work Begins Sept. 1 HOT SPRINGS, Aug. 20. <UP> — The first step toward controlling the floodwateis of ihe lower Ouachitii Hiver is to be taken Monday. Fourth Army Headquarters at Forl Sam Houston. Tex. Reporter from Guatemala I Will Carry Mother. Goose Lore to Spanish Children NASHVILLE, Term., Aug. 26. (UP) —Angel Ramirez^ 25-year-old newspaper man from Guatemala, leaves Nashville today for his native country with a mission to perform. He will tell the Latin children about Mother Goose. The young reporter for El'lm- (Ktilial has completed a year as ex- chnnyo' student at Peabody College lii-re. Ke could speak no English \vlicn he arrived now that he has learned the language,- he wants to li't Spanish children in on the wonder-world created by American authors. Ramirez said lie (toes not believe ihe i.Molher Goose rhymes and the juvenile stories of Joel Chandler Hiuiis. (Nathaniel. Hawthorne, and Walter I,c La Marc have been translated into Spanish. The working "year" lasts ; only days of June, in the whiskey dis from October to May, or the eaj-ly lining industry.. 7//YI£.PROVED FOR .DEPENDABILITY! //V1 PROVED FOR -ABILITYf PREMIER with the Exclusive A J3r;i/:ili;in. soldier sLumts jiunril tutcJci* Ihe colors "uf ihu Inler- Awork-nti Defense emblem at the entrance "to (.He conference hull in the* Quitamijjiha llolel ;jt Metropolis;. Brazil. and "Vibra-Sweep" Motor-Driven Brush Come in totlay— see this famous Premier "21"! Its exclusive Duo-Marie Nozylc adjusts en any rug for most eflicieut cleaning! Extra-thick rugs require only a slight turn of ihe Duo- Malic Adjuster. Outstanding features include a powerful 2-speeii motor nnd din-finding Search-Lite. It's the combined action of Premier's strong suction and the Vibra-Sweep brush— vibrating and sweeping the ru# on a cushion of air— that rmikes every rug really "come clean"! For quality without qualification, PRl-MIIiR stands time-proved . . . and improved! Bilbo Died Intestate • POPIABVTLljB, Miss., All(;. 20. (UP)—The late Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo died without leaving a will, it Svas disclosed today. Chancellor Lester Clark of Hattiesburg, Miss., will be asked to appoint an administrator to administer Bilbo's estate. The head ol the District U. S. Army Engineers- Col. John H. Trescot —said in Hot Springs yesterday that construction work will begin on Sept. 1 on the $200.000 'Blakely Dam spillway. Colonel Trescot estimated that it would take ten months to complete the spillway, and another five years to complete the entire $11,000,OOU B] nkely Dam. Siit he said he believed the dam Convict Saves Child: ATLANTA, Ga.. Aug. 26. UTP>— Ed Byars, 30-ear-old convict serving life imprisonment for taking one life. was credited here today with .savjinff two year old Johnny Iiassiter i]-oin til-owning. The boy's mother found him submerged in a small fish ixmd near the county prison camp. SCREEN DOORS Most sizes now in stock. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Charles S, Lemons, Furniture Home Furnishings Modestly Priced , > Clark and. Fan-ell Co. of Bvmkley | were avvai'dcid the contract for tho j spillway; Skirting on liv tlain con- j struction would be opened about- I Jnri. 1. the colonel snkl. clri] respirntion for 30 minutes be- r or c the youngster -began to breath Rend Courier News Want. Ads. LOTS OF FUN FOR ALL AT THE 'RACES COLEMAN OIL BURNING ATHLETES FOOT ITCH NOT HARD TO KILL. IN ONE HOUR, If nol pleas»d, your 3Sc baclc *t BUF drt* store. TE-Ot*. » STRONG tunqjclde, ton- tftlns 90<Tr- alcoliol. 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