The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1941 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 1941 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Australian Woman Is Given University Chair AI Minnesota A>- , TT m -NT Australui (UP)-Nurse Kenny who last year ruted at the Mayo Clmic am! the Minneapolis General Hos- pial her system oi treating iman- He paraysis is preparing- to return 10 tne United States to take up permanom residence. Accompanied oy two technicians trained in her methods, she will take, a chair at the University of New Flying Class Is .Being; Formed o For Spring Course A few places still remain open in the new CAA flying class being termed here, it, was announced today. Any youny; man or woman living in the Blytheville area, be- uvecn are ages of IS and 26 who is physically lit, is offered an opportunity to learn to fly with practically all expenses paid by the Federal governmt-m which i.s" operating pilot '.mining schools for | civilhuis as part of the national I defense program. | The class now beino formed will j first undergo a course of ground j irainins. From this ground school ; ihe five highest ranking students ! will be selected for flight train| in« and will be taught to fly with i al! expenses paid. ! The ground .school Ls operated i five nights a week. Students need ! not live in Blytheville but it, i.s | nece.^sarv thai Geoloist Gathers Resonant Rocks For Unique Xylophone HARTFORD. Conn. (UP)—"Rock of Ages" is not only a .song to Prof. Edward L. Troxell of Trinity college, it is a part of his "instrument." Prof. Troxell, who teaches geology at Trinity and Ls .state geologist, has constructed a xylophone from pieces of rock he picked up on field trips throughout Connecticut, One of the •bigger problems presented by this strange instrument Ls what, to ca)l it. A stickler for.Accuracy, Prof. Troxell can't determine whether ii should be a "petrophone, lithophone." or the more scientific "peiro-euuhonium." The whole idea terminated when Prof. Troxell made a trip through Shemmdoah Caverns and saw a guide strike a stalacitite and produce n sound. When lie returned to Connecticut he started searching for a lava formation that .mighl produce rocks of the proper resonance. He found an ideal deposit on Avon Mountain where the lava formations have splintered and columns as long as three feet are pvailable. He took a load of these back to college and with the aid of a 10-cent pitch pipe arranged PAGE THREfc, them according to pilch. Prof. Troxell has collected more than 100 columns'out, of which he lias made a scale exceeding three octaves above and below 'middle C. He has not been able u> gel all of the luil f I ones yet. The instrument is adusted to standard pitch. He raises the. pitch of a rook by chipping off a piece- at the end. To low pitch, a more delicate operation, lie chisels uit.s from the sides. The instrument is played by us in;.', regular rubber xylophone hammers. No virtuoso, Ihe profes- soi h:u confined hLs efforts to the well - known composition "Chop- Mk-k.s"-_ of \vhich he tflves a scholarly rendition. However, lie feels that in tlu 1 hands of an expert hLs Sionc A'je Steinway would produce a mellow, true tone as «ood if no; better. Uum a wooden xylo- phone. ' "There Is no doubl." .says Prof. Troxell, "thai. ']: Love Mountain Music 1 ." Pioneer Utah Mother Has 165 Grandchildren PROVO. Utah i. UP)—The fact that Utah's population still Is growing and the theory Unit Utah's only crop that never tails is population increase is borne out by the record shown by a Provo pioneer, Mrs. Julia Caroline Deal Htirr. Mrs. Burr has celebrated her 8:Jrd birthday "anniversary, She has been married for GH years, is the mother of \:\ children, has 7(5 grandchildren and !)9 groat-grandchildren. She also is proud of tin- fact that her 13 children, the oldest of whom is 07 and the youngest 3D. are, alivo and .in. good health. Mrs. Burr was born In central Utah In 1858 and ha.s resided within the state all her life. Married when she was 15 years olu. this Utah pioneer woman has been a life-long devotee of the Mormon church. Water Mains Studied In Miniature System AUSTtN. Tex. < UP)—Others may piny with miniature railway systems, but Q. B, Graves, University jif Texas civil engineer, has found both entertainment and knowledge by operating a miniature system of water mains. The knowledge gained was that the same amount of water can be supplied through smaller 'v/ater mains by proper arrangement of sizes to equalize the pressure. When an engineer decides exactly what type main will equalize the pressure, water supply costs go down. Graves' tests have demonstrated that the pressure in two pipes leading to the same outlet varies. Profit by Loss Banks operating In. the United States decreased from 15,287 in 1938 to 15,0i}2 the succeeding year, but deposits showed an increase of more than $3,000,000,000. *MOROLINE NON-SKID, NON-SUP BOTTLE -IO C HAIR TONIC accompanied her last year and is j still in Minneapolis. Miss Kenny hopes eventually to found a .school of paralysis practitioners. Served in World \V:ir Widely known from her World War experience and later years in the "back" country in Australia, Miss Kenny long has studied infantile paralysis and its various method^, of treatment, gradually evolving her own theories and methods. Her system i.s known almost ex- , clusively to the medical profession. ; but it is understood to consist, of • battling the disease with hot op- j plications and a great deal of mental discipline. Placed in charge of 24 paralysis victims at the University of Min- j nesota Hospital for whom rehabili-' tation seemed virtually impossible. Miss Kenny last year treated successfully 55 per cent of these, according to attestations from hospital authorities. Other methods of treatment, it is s:\id, average about 44 per cent successful. Medical Authorities Interested Her work has attracted considerable attention in various American medical journals. "I shall return to the United States and to Minneapolis with a great feeling of gratitude," she said. "T had gone a.s far as I could with my work in Australia. I knew that if T could present my findings to scientists. I could convince them that, with my research and experience, greater hope could be offered paralysis sufferers. I have received all the recognition, opportunity and facilities necessary." course. Application blanks are available at the lily i Seville airport., the office of the Chamber of Commerce, or ran be obtained from G, R. Carter, commander of the American Legion post at Blytheville. Manila News Charles Rig-gins. Jr.. of Detroit. Mich., is spending a few days with relatives and friends in Manila. He plans to leave here Monday ior ;in extended vacation in Geor- Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Pierce of Hot Springs, who have 'been in Manila for the past few days, returned home Monday morning. C. W. Tipton, who recently returned from Topeka. Kan., accompanied them for an indefinite vacation. Louise Moore, who has been confined to her home for the last few months because of an injury to her knees, Ls slowly improving". ; will probably go to Memphis o have a cast .removed May G. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Smith and htldren. of Osceola, spent the p eek end with her parents. Mr. ncl Mrs. Albert Scott. All eight, hundred students of he Manila public school are hav- ng- to make up for tune lost dur- ng- the recent epidemic of illness, studies begin now at 7:45 instead 3f the usual 8:30 and continue in til 4 o'clock, past the castom- ry 3.30 p. m. School will con- intie two more weeks. Scout News Boys Girls Troop 31 Thins To Attend Camp Members of Troop 31 will attend Kamp Kia Kiama, three miles north of Hardy during- the second period. June 29 to July '5, according to plans discussed Monday night at a meeting- of the troop at the armory, Twenty five scouts raid Scoutmaster Charlie Brogdon were present. The Lion patrol had the pro- g-ram which consisted of a cpiiz on the founding of the Scout movement and • a. round table discussion on the flag and proper respect of it. The troop is assuming the responsibility of seeing that the flat., is shown more respect and kepi in better condition on the. Blytheville school grounds. Manila Scout Receive Cards Sxiteen Scouts of Troop 32 of Manila received registration card? for ihe year 1941-42 at the agriculture building of Manila higl school Monday night when a number of the Scouts also pa.ssed men badges and other tests. Monte Grimes. Carl Byrd. Jackie Teague and Talmadge Holt passec pnrt of the First Class test whicl is the highest advancement eve achieved by a Scout in Manila. Registration cards were presented by Melvin L. Downing. Chairman of the Troop committee, to the following Scouts: James Flee man. Wayne McCullough. Arbi Ingram. Richard Rayder. Bill,\ Green. Merrill Osborne. Carl Byrci Talmadge .Holt. Harold Fleeman James Stinson. Quitman Locke James Diits. Thomas Lynn. Jerri Grimes anci Bobby Price. Several merchants of Manila a.r arranging to hire Scouts in orde •to help the boys purchase uniforms. They are E. C. Fleeman. W. R. Brown. Grover Snyder. Max Borowsky and M. L. Downing. The trocp Ls planning an outing at the Reservation Tower on Big Lake Monday night. . Leachville Scout troop has been invited to accompany Troop 32. Scoutmaster Jack Tipton and Assistant Scoutmaster Jimmie Hunt, will accompany the group. John Osborne is also 'an assistant scoutmaster. A comet seen in 1843 had a tail 50.000,000 miles long. IT7* WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY CHAlUtr GKAPEWIN - MARJOdlE OAMiEAU GENE IlERNEf • WILLIAM TRACt -. Dona Andrrwt - it!m S^r.imtnilli - Wold Band Granl MiK^»:i • Zgffi, Tilbury • tci.tn Ho, b r Nunnallr Joh n .i,n - Di,.<I.J b r JOHN FORD r.aduc.d by DARRYL f ZANUCK A TOrh C«nlur T -F». r.ttv,, Paramount News & Comedy USTEN TO KLCN 10:00 a.rru 12:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Phone Kit-/ 224 Phone Roxv 333 BOX Y LAST TIMES TONIGHT BARGAIN XIGTI1 lOc & 20c Fiction's Favorite "Little Woman"... WINDY POPIARS JAMES ELLISON RK.O RADIO Picture ihe •world-famous novel. 'COURTS Two persons were fined in Municipal Court this week upon auto license charges by state police. T. H. 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