The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1941 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, March 13, 1941
Page 5
Start Free Trial

" THURSDAY, MARCH ' 13, 1941 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Play Cenler Costing Two Million Has Been Started At FodOrd, CaL, FORT ORD, Cal. (UP) —Construction has been begun on a $2,000,000 recreation center lot- the use o! an anticipated 50,000 soldiers on the Fort Ord military reservation. Described as ihc "most complete, recreation project in the United States," the center is being built by the WPA in cooperation with army engineers. Work on the first element — a $250,000 enlisted mens' club—was started Fob. 26 and engineers expect the building to be completed by June 30. Final engineering details for a non-commissioned officers' club of the same size and cost are now being worked out. Chapel,for AM Faiths Other units of the projected center include; 1—A mission type chapel, with I reversible altars permitting .services i of till faiths. 2—A library of early California type architecture. 3—Two 5-000-seat stadiums for football and baseball. 4—Two salt water .swimming pools. 5—Two gymnasiums and locker rooms. (J—Handball and tennis courts; :rack and field layouts and other additional game areas. Army ofliduLs have selected a site ioi- the center overlooking; Monterey Bay four miles East of Monterery, Cal., on state higmvay No. 1. Flans for the privaies* club include a dance hall 118 feet by ,150; reading and writing rooms, and guest parlors for women. All buildings and plans were conceived and designed by Major frank Born, aide to Major-Gen. Joseph Stilwell, Fort Ord's com-1 mandmg officer. j Although the \VPA is financing and constructing the center, Fort Ord soldiers ore subscribing from { their monthly pay to defray a $uO,- ' COO sponsors' fee. The most important—and plun- ned as the most beautiful—of the center's buildings is the chapel around which will revolve the spiritual life of the reservation. Built of adobe in a style suggesting the old California missions, the chapel will be the focal point of the entire project and all landscaping will tie into this one smtc- lure. i Revolving altars luive been do- ! signed to permit worship in the j Catholic, Protestant and Jewish faiths. i The enlisted men's club, accord- : ing to Major Dom'.s plans, wa.s designed in Monterey type architecture and is being constructed of native adobe brinks ant! chalk rock to give the building an appearance of authenticity. A paiio in front of the main structure will be terraced down to Monterey Bay where there will be .sun-bathing ureas i ami barbecue pit;;. Turkish Women Fighters, Too J x ; (£} fant son, Le Fovre sent the child | and Mr*. Le Pcvrc buck to Oconomowoc- last summer. He followed eight months later, to find ihni John had forgotten him. So Le Fovre has ticckloU to stay »'• Uu? United stjm\s. 'On Duty' in Hyde Park A WONDERFUL BARGAIN-PEAS! BECAUSE WE'VE SLASHED PRICES ON SIX FAST-SELLING MARCH FAVORITES! Slue 3nts' Fund Keeps Montreal Pup In Luxury BATON ROUGE. La. (UP)—"Osor the pooch" is living in the kip of luxury from the proceeds of a 'nisi fund .set up by Louisiana State. University stude.iiks. The pup, mostly fox terrier, was I run over by a motorist. It hobbled j to (he .side of the street and wa.s i found by Miss Maureen Lawrence, j » .student from Los Anvieles. j Lawrence rushed the pup to j a veterinarian, and the injuries ; were diagnosed as not. serious, i Initor. the .students «d up a trust tund for Oscar until a good home i: lovidod. First .savings and loan nsso-jin- ion in die United .States wa.s or- Menaced Turkey is a nation of lighters. Not only the men, but also the women, serve in the military forces. Here is a pretty feminine flyer in Mm Turkish sir force. SpanJcl docs his port In Britain's wnr effort, guarding spndc and tuik i.t London's Hyde ParU while his mus'cr, serviufiTin "dig lV,r victory" drive, goes for a "refresher." PAGE* FIVE . _ Fifty Years' Tootinf For Mill Whittle End* FOSTORIA, "oTTuW-ResIdcn! of this area soon will have to find a new means for learning the time and getting the weather reports T'ie old Hartcr mlU :whistle'1s ; to be silenced. :,<• •. .- ,./. The whistle has been used .'"for "early 50 years to signal time -and weather conditions '.to' the country- HH nu shrill blasts, but steam boilers .at the mill are to be replaced by elec-' trical equipment, making it imbbs- sible to operate the whistle.- ;; •.' More Comfort Wearing r ^ FALSE TEETIi Here is a pleasant way to' 'P°i?^r 00se plate discomfort. j.&bi.H, an improved 'powder sprinkled on upper and lower plates' holds them firmer so that they Jce Imorc comfortable. No gummy fcooey, pasty tasto or feeling,, it's alkaline (non-acid). Does not spur Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEBTH today at any drug store. Adv 'I FURNITURE BARGAINS AT II has ill ways been our aim l<> «<;ive our customers even more than dollar for dollar vnlue. We do (his by irivim; your I'liniilure needs careful consideration and in ottering yo u credit terms to meet your liudiM requirements. Drop into our store for a visit and look around, we'll be glad to see you. W E FURNITURE CO. OCONOM.OWOC, Wis. i UP (—Tli- interior of Africa is no place tc rear a family. Authority for thai statement i Winfred Le Fevrc, Oconomywcc His observation is tin' result o: moro tluui two ypnrs spent in a remote settlement in Angola with M wife. Lsabelle, and their son, jolv who war, born there in July. 1939 When Le Fevre took his bride tc Diamnns;- Dumle, 1.000 miles in land in tht? Dark Continent, in June. 1933, .slu- leiu-nec! that African housekeeping lias its pcculiai features. Wail in- for them wa.s f modern brick home, provided \y the company for which Le Fevrc worked, with electricity and running water. But {.he furniture! No overstuffed armchair grnrec the interior of thsvL African bunan- low. no comfortable divan, pride" o Uie Wisconsin housewife. Mrs. r: Fcvre's funiilttre consisted exclusively of simple, hardwood arr.icl which would have won the up proval of the most exactin o H2 W. Mai,, Phone 155 METAL BREAKFAST SET (Not Kxactly us Pictured) A Iruly lovely anil modern W't (lint rrtnin.s i(,s «trik- «»/r «jii:cjiranc« even aftm- .vtrai-H of »so. in k-.-Uhrr 01- fiH'tal hacks. \\< K .jii- Uripnte ji K n>.ul linniantf l«r these sets. MI cuinvln now. However, they la.led to win Uv approval of even the least exact ing of termites, A piece of hard wood furniture doesn't interest, ih African pests, which will rcduo an uphnlstfred. softwood chnir t, sawdust in ;i week, accordim: tc the Le Fevros. Social life in the mining villn? was as simple and unvaried ns th furniture. Community center fo the white inhabitanis was a littl Catliolio church, the only one with in hundreds of miles. Tennis wa the- only sport. Short-wave radio was MM.- i-l\ii ( means of communication with th outside world. Le Fevrc Min^d i; on the Wisconsin - Puniun -am last October but snapped rhr radi off srluinly when the Boik-n:u>kcr. ' Ird his Alma Mater by two LOU:';. downs a), haiftime. Not hi return to the United Stutc.s rlici h learn that Wisconsin hari rnlliei to win in the last, seconds of pl.r Fpariny that Mi?; Africa;: wmLe wo'iltl affect the lujftith of his m NEW LOW PRICE • Full 6 cubic foot capacity • Vacuum Sealed Thriftmaster Oil-Cooled Mechanism • Stainless Steel Speed Freezer • All Steel Cabinet-All Porcelain interior • 16 Point Temperature Control 0 Automatic InteriorFlcodlight • Five-Year Protection Plan HOW ONLY TER1S! Sjnal) Down Payment liaiance h'asy Piiymcnte; —or— 5 to 15 Year Guarantee ,. .2150 to S39.50 Uncter-arw Cream Deodorant safely ;, Stops Perspiration X- Docs nor rot dresses, (Joe? not irr iutc skin. 2, No waiting co dry.Can be us'.J right after shavjng. 3r Uusuntly «,rops perspiration for 1 co 3 days. Removes wlot from perspiration. ,. less vanishing creac. = Arrid has been awarded th* Approval Sea! of the American institute of Laundering for being harmless to fabrics, 35 MILLION jars of Arrid have been sold. Try ajar toda/' AMERICA'S CHOICE NESCO STOVE Millions of American housewives can't lie wrong! Their choice is NESCO and it mil be your choice when you see the ne\v models. Your neighbor probably has a NESCO. Ask her about it and then sec them yourself. Other Ne.sro Stoves as Lou ;is $.(4.50 T 1 ?? ,oykin Two pieces for .lust about the usual price .of the enport alone! Quality has not been sscriSced you'll find you get FULL ralue in -^." x-« this suite! Your choice of a wide $01195 range of very smart and durable covers. All VeJour! 406 W. Main Phone G7(i 34.95

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free