The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1951 · Page 26
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JACK TWKNTT-8IT SLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NBW1 Turning Gl into Gob Is Really a Big Job Af Newsfealurea FORT EUSTIS, Vo —This Army post Is turning GI's Into gobs. "And they show an astounding aptitude for nautical dutj'," saj-s Maj. Ulysses P. Hedrirk, of Geneva N. Y., commanding officer of the SNOWCYCLE—This Inycntiv* Italian liked to do his skiing sitting down, so he invcnled what . he calls a "snowcycle." It's fun coasting down the Alpine slope* near Cortina, but the "snow- cycle," like its summer counterpart, has to be pushed uphill. Farmers Given Finance Hints DES MOINES, la., (fl — lister Abbott, manager of the John Nie #»rm near Annmosa, hs-s a sugges- »ton Jor dairy farmers who want to *«ke advantage of today's good beer prices. . "Breeding Holsteln cows to a good Angus bull Is one way to be sure ot having some feeding cattle," he sajs. He and Nie old that Inst year and now have 15 cross-bred calves on the farm. It'* Plain Talk OMAHA UP)— The "Air Impulse," weekly, newspaper published at Ot- futt Air Fbrce Base here, appealed lor blooa donation* In language flgtrUng men understand. At the bottom of the newspaper page was the single line: "It ts better »o give than receive .... blood." «9th Harbor Crart and Mniine Maintenance Battalion, "In 90 days they like the water better than the land. They'll probably he sailors the rest o( their lives." Hedrlck said a Minnesota farm boy drafted In March likes his new- Job so well )ie has filed an application with an oil company for a berth on a tanker after his Army discharge. AH Army Ships The Army Transportation Corps, which is up lo Its neck In the rail and truck transportation business. Js now devoting n sizeable are* ot this sprawling center to the training of soldiers for Its water transportation system. II Is the only activity of tt« kind in the United States. Here on the James river, officer and enlisted personnel le.irn to op- crate the Army's freight and supply ships, t«Bs, landing craft, firc- bonta, barges, floating machine shops and T-oonts. which haul personnel and package freight. Some men nre trained to hn clivers, others to operate marine railways. Many are trained to he stevedores. Soldiers who rx>me to Port Euslls [or specialized training In Innrl or water transportation have had their basic training elsewhere. Sea Dogs Among Them Many of Hedrlck's trainees are former Navy men or Merchant Mariners. He says about 40 per cent have served In the Merchant Marine and 15 per cent In the Navy, Many have been stevedores Hedrlclc and hJs staff tench a soldier to become a deckhand In six weeks. Training of deck personnel requires six months and Includes Instruction in subjects ranging from eelmentary piloting to celestial navigation.- A man learns to be a small boat skipper In 90 days. The Transportation Corps sends «hlp« to New York, New Orleans, Philadelphia and the Great Lakes for the training of organized reserve units In ship handling and In stevedoring. The waterfront [raining urea nt Fort Is designated "The Third Port." It boast-s «orne 50 self-propelled vessel*. KidneySlow-Down May Bring J Restless Nights When kidney function itowi down, many folks complain of n»8»fng backache, hearf- acn«i, dlnlnc** mil loss of pep nnJ enemy. Don't suffer r*ni1«i nlahU with thete dli- comtorU j[ reduced kidney function ii Bellini you down-due lo »uch common cause* tu »tr*>»B and Mrxln, nvcr-«xerilon or exjio- • ure to colt). Minor bladder frrllM,i»is due to cold or wronjr diet m*y cause ireUins up nisrhtB or (reiucnt p»«»a(jt9. Don't neglect your kidneys If UieM conditions bolher you. Try Dn.n'i Pilli-a mild dfuretfe. UV«I »uere»>fii)Iy by miUton* for over SO year*. Ifi amniinjr how many limen Doan'B Rive happy relief from thcie (Jljcom- fotU-helplhelSmileoof kidney tuluraand fil- t«r* flu*h out w*jie. Get Do*n'» J'ilU todarf MAKE FENCE MUCH FASTER with this post hole digger • Why iv.iif to build fence because digging post holes liy hand is such hnrc! work? We recommend the Dnntiser post hole digger that nttnches quickly to the Ford Tractor and can dig up lo 600 pnsl holes a day. Lifts and lowers by Hydraulic Touch Control. I'ays Jor itself In time and Inbor saved . . . gets fence made quickly, between rush £*«.«>u» or in spare time. If you have seedling trees to set out, or holes to dijf for building pilingsor foundation!, there's nolhing like (His post hole digger. Even use it for digging trenches . . . saves lols »f shoveling. Several size nugers , . . Ask for « dcinoDstrnlion. FARM EQUIPMENT Fine for setting out seedlings. t R A C T ORl S&S TRACTOR Co. ,112 N. Franklin Phone 8957 Beauty h Robbed SINGAPORE W>— Miss Malaya of Blytheyille THURSDAY, DECEMBER IS, 1991 .*» -Un"" 1 Press reporter, and Joel Goldblalt, a SUte Str«t merchant £ 1951. Miss Colcen Cooke of Kimla Lumpur, came to Singapore on a holiday and was burglarized of all but 30 cents. "It Ix a good thing I had finished most of my shopping in Singapore," 'Solar Therapy' Urged for Colds DURHAM, N.C. Wi-If you don't mind looking a little jllly, a Duke UniTeriity doctor his a "practical" remedy lot thro«t infection that may b« better than »om« ot those new mcdfcAl drug*. Dr. Watt Eagle, ear, nose and throat specialist at Duke University, says that sulfonamides and other antibiotics »r« being used in general treatment of Mr, nos« and throat Infection! when more specific treatment* will produce better requite. For Instance: You can help beat • throat Infection by exposing your throat to direct sunlight lor 5 minutes morning and afternoon for several days. That's not all — after keeping your mouth open for the five minute-period you should then stick out your tongue for another slmiUr period, being careful to expow the bas« of the tongue. Dr. Eagle lays the results from such solar therapy will be "amai- Ing." DofcWn Strike* Back lit Sweet Revenge WORCESTER, Mass. (JP) — Old Dobbin struck baclt, In Worcester, at the machine which has been chasing him from the highways. A hit-run horse damaged six automobiles In a two-mile dash. Excited but unhurt, he was retired to his stable /or th« rest of the day. New Chemical Industry EDMONTON, Alt*. (/P>—A huge new chemical Industry Is taking shape here as an offshoot of Al- berta'a wealth of oil and natural gas. \ Important chemicals not a present produced In Canada will be manufactured out of by-products from the nearby oil 'refineries. Wood pulp from British Columbia will be processed Into yarn and staple fibre. First in the field Is Canadian Cchemlcal Co. Ltd., an affiliate of Celane.se Corp. it Is spending $54.800.000 on 300 acres of buildings on what a few months ago was a wheat field. NewCribboge Board 'Pegless' DBS MOINES, la. W) — I. ouls Peterson. 29, who got tired of losing the pegs of his cribbage board, has Invented one without pegs. Peterson has obtained a patent on the pegless board. It consists of two transparent plastic dials. One dial revolves under the other against a clock-like /ace. Use of two dials permits the setting of each dial alternately so the players can tell not only how far they've gone, but where they started the last count. Peterson now 1* hunting for a manufacturer. said the young lady sadly. APPROVED Thousandn of doctors «pprov« this aspirin made especially for children. 7f« *0 pure, effective—such an easy, pleasant anr j ] safe way to J give aspirin < to » child. A new iplrlt duplicator, QP>*» oped by the Army for producing multi-colored maps and sketches in the field, is hand operated and abta to print four colors on paper 22 by 29 Inches in size. Alcohol Is th« dampening medium to transfer the. image from master copy to copy paper. Just Arrived! th. NEW LIGHTWEIGHT 9 HP DISSTON l.PtEASAMT TASriNO 1. ORANGE FUVORtD 3. HO HEAKINO Of TABLETS 4. ACCURATE DOSAGE INTfKMfDIATt CHAIN SAW CALL MOW K>t TOW KB Reichman-Crosby Company 223 S. Front St., Memphis Phone 5-2474 (L.f). 355) ST.JOSEPH • ASPIRIN • , FDR CHILDJttir gi- 406 W. Main Phone 4591 SALE-PRICES CUT 4 DAYS ONLY 149.95 M-W GAS RANGE 357.95 15-CU. FT. FREEZER Sate pric» $134 1 rerm», 15% rfiv Sale price $349 terms, 15% down Check oil fh«t» convenient M-W feature end note Wartk low price. Big 20" oven of seamlesi porcelained jteel. Putl-out broiler hot smokeless pan. Concealed lamp gives glare- free cooktop light. Minute-timer rings befl any time up to 60 minut**. 2 storage drcrwvrs. Yo« get more for your money—futl value for every dollar with this M-W Home Freezer. Store up to 525 Ifas, of frozen food. 2 wire baskets and dividers make it .easy to keep foods sorted properly, lift counter-balanced Bd, interior light turns on automatically. Airline Conso/ette Television-17" Screen Big-screen Airline of savings. 17-inch "black" rectangular picture tube for glare-free viewing—continuous radio- type tuning—automatic gain control for steady pictures. Static-free FM sound system—built-in antenna. Mahogany-veneer cabinet. OU, YC« CHCHCE

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