The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 21, 1949
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MONDAY, MARCH 21,1943 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TRUSS '-arm Training Program Offers few Opportunities for Vets In Broad Field of Agriculture The On-the-Farm training program for veterans In the Holland, Mo,, •ilgh School has grown In less than three years to the point where six iistructors are serving under J. F. Brown, who directs the school's voca- lona) asrlculture department, It was disclosed this week. The project at Holland has won* — emmendaUon from the State De- wrtment of Education In Missouri, from the Veteran. 1 ; Administration and other sources. Full-time training U provided for veterans who Stardust Gazer desire to make farming a career and two plans of study are offered One—the A type—is a four-year course where the trainee enrolls in ligh school and receives the on- the-farm portion of his (raining on a farm where he has complete control of the operation through ownership, management agreement or other tenure arrangement which fiulv protects his welfare. Is Full-Time Project The other type—Plan B — of training Is one-year course of instruction where the eligible veteran enrolls in liiah school and receives the on-the-farm portion of training on a farm under an emnloyer-trainer. Both tyi)es of training must be on a scale -suffirlentK' large to occupy the full time of the trainee an-; at the same time permit instruction In nil aspects of management of a type farm for which the veieran is beim- trained, it was plained by MJ-. Brown. The Plan #3 type of program wil i» terminated at the end of v>ut any trainee now using this pl-n may continue his training b) changing to the Plan A type of In struction. Committee Ovrrseos Operations More than 11.000 veterans in Missouri row are enrolled under one of the two types of training. Each school offering these courses is being operated with assistance of a Veterans Agricultural Committee which inr-ludcs the vocational agriculture Instructor, the itinerant instructors, the county extension agent, the county supervisor for the Farm Home Administration, and two local members. It is the duty of the committee bo recommend standards for approving facilities, the review the veterans farming facilities'with authority to approve or disapprove the facilities for each veteran, and to offer recommendations for improvement of the training program. Veterans accepted for training under either of the plans are required to receive a minimum of 200 hours instruction in cla-ssroom ac- -Jivities, and an additional 100 hour-, fat instruction on their respective farms. . There are other requirements which must be met by the trainees and these. Include facilities for home garden, a milk cow, meat animals and poultry. The trainee irmsl keep accurate records of operations and report earnings at the end of the calendar year. Mackenzie's AP Column Reaches Age of Maturity D«Wltt Mackenzie, veteran of many AP assignments, celebrates hts twenty-first year as an associated Press colutnlnlsl this month. It was pt) March 25, 1928, thnt he wrote ills first AP column. H was the first personalized column ever delivered by the Associated Press. Today the AP touches on almost every range of endeavor In column form. But back in 1928 It was Innovation. Mackenzie's first column WM n weekly number called "A Yankee at Large," produced In London. H WHS moved In advance for Sunday newspapers by the feature service. H brought this letter from Kent Cooper: "You have stepped out and done something original In starling the series 'A Yank at Large.' . . .1 know you have been ubiquitous and I know that you have not forgotten what you have picked up In your peregrinations. "I hope this is going to be an Inspiration to other men in the orcign service particularly, who we had equal or greater oppor- unlty than yon have had to get naterial like this. Such a crmtribu- lon to the feature service is a rca oiilrlbuUon. "I wish I owned a Sunday morn- ng paper so that I could proclnlu ills enterprise of yours. But. nevei nlnd. there are a lot of sumln; norning papers that will not over ,ook It." Wearing an orchid- trimmed bathing suit, Chicago's Pat Morrison is in good position for star gazing, and incidentally — to catch someone else's gaze. She's a contender for the "Miss Star- lust of 1949" title, given annu- »lly to the nation's most photogenic girl. Hat or No Hat, Naval Officers Must Salute WASHINGTON. March 21. I/P)— Unification of the Armed Services is now getting around to salutes. The Navy Saturday modified Us ancient tradition that its officer; do not salute unless wearing a hat. The Army and Air Force are required to salute, "though uncov- ered"——when reporting to a senior officer. Henceforth Navy officers will do likewise to avoid embarrassing officers of the other services. Navy enlisted men are not affected. Swedes Deny Russian Charges of Persecution STOCKHOLM. Sweden. March : M'I—Sweden again has rejected 'absurd" Russian charges of per sccution of Baits in Sweden. The foreign office said there I no foundation for Russian charge that Sweden Is preventing the vol untary repatriation of Esthonirvns, Letts and Lithuanians who f^d their countries after the Soviets took them over. Sweden contends these persons have been granted asylum as refugees under international law. and they do not want to go back to their Russian-occupied homelands. The charges now have been made and answered twice. Port of A4. & A. May Operate Jy Mid-August HELENA. Ark,, March 21. (.l'i-< inllroad freight service may be esumed between here and Cr>t<m 'hint. Ark,, by mld-Augnst. .-ays n official of the rcccittly-oriMii- tt(\ Helena Northwester)) nillmiy. The company is awaiting inu>r- tate Commerce Commission ajj. TOval of Its plnii to operate mcr section of the Idle Missouri and Arkansas HathoHd. W. C. Ferguson of Slur City. «lio .'ovild be manager of the new line, aid rebuilding of the old M. and ,-v Ight of way will bgclii (is sow: us he ICC approves. Present effective date of the ICC >Klcr RiltliorlKliif; nbaitdniiiticm uf he M. unct A. Is April 1C. If ihc commission should approve Ihc felenn and Northwestern plan .si iflerward. the line may be opening by August, Ferguson said. The new line would handle freight only with one train north and one south dnily. You Don't Say! Medical Center Plans Include Dormitory Unit UTTLE ROCK. March 21. «')—A dormUory-sludcnl union bulldlnq has been proixxscd us un additional unit of the planned Arkansas Medical Center hcie. The 1949 legislature, In appropriating [or the medical center, made no provision for H dormitory nor (or n medical school building, also pr j|Kxscd lor the center. Dr. II clny Chcniiiill, vice president of the University of Arkansas In charge of medical education anil iKispliuls, snlcl their <x»l could be financed by revenue bonds to be rennlrt by rentals and tuition. Hc'lJrc.sentiitlvcs of agencies In- tori'Med In the medical center mcl here yttlrrdny to discuss prellml- miry plan.'--. IKUfC Anderson, Little Rork aivhltccl. said some nine months would be required to prepare (I nal drawings of the proposed ecu UT. Columbus, O., Housewife Claims to Be High Flier, But She Means 'Just Kites' COLUMBUS, O.. March 21. f;V> Mrs Doris Acwta, 20-your-oUl Ci bus housewife. Is out uynin i-<- duy for an altitude and cnduuuu- record—in kite flying. Mrs, Acosla had 5.000 feel n! string out on her 10-ccnt ktlr ye.s- Icrdny before the stiink broke aiiri it dlstipprarcd. Now she's bought another one uf ' will try for 6,000 feet. Mrs Acosta who has IB-months old daughter, Norma, f«ld: Til cnll myself the champion un, 111 I hear that some wonum good enough to beat me." Wluil Cathy Wright, la months, of Alcjicl. Va.. Is saying (o her Uoxcr friend Is Hiiyboriy'g guess. Maybe she's giving him n Illl-in on local gossip. At nny rate, the doe is lending an eager ear. fiend Courlei Waul Ads Some U5 slitlcs are served with natural gas. today 4% HOME LOANS Kibci't S. Johnson riiu liiitillable Life Assiinint'C Society I'liiine SJZB K«cnln(l There are 6,760,000 farms In the I United States. I Spiln'i miles. tret is DREIFUS Negroes Incorporate LITTLE Rock, March 21. up)— The Arkansas Negro Democratic Association has bec:i Incorporated. Dr. J. M. Robinson, Little Rock, president, said the association has 4.000 contributing members and 40.000 affiliate members. Blast Wrecks Vets' Trailer Housing Area CHARLOTTSVILLE, Va., March 21. (ff>— An explosion wrecked several buildings in a University of Virginia veterans trailer housing area yesterday. The laundry was leveled by the blast, an adjacent trailer was destroyed in a fire that was touched off and 15 other trailers plus half dozen automobiles were damaged. Colgate W. Darden Jr., university president, said the blast was apparently caused by failure of an automatic safety valve. Chicago Woman Accused Of Murder by Abortion CHICAGO, March 21. </!')—Mrs Olive Janes, 40, was in jail today on a charge of murder by abortion as police investigated the sudden death of a prominent physician she involved in a fata) abortion. The charge was placed against Mrs, Janer a few hours after police said she Identified the body of Dr. Edward H. Bosenzweig, 51, as the physician she had assisted in performing an illegal abortion on Mrs. Roberta Danks, 24. Nathan Ktnnally, assistant state's attorney, said Mis. Janes also told police she had assisted Dr. Rosenzweig In performing between 60 and 80 other abortions In the basement of her south side home in the last six months. Dr. Hoscnzweig. owner of the Douglas Park Hospital and medical center for the last year, died in his hospital office Thursday night. The ca\ise of death had been certified as heart disease. Dog Population Shows Gain for California City GUADALUPE, Calif.. March 21. MY—Guartnliipe has Rone to (he dogs. City clerk Lorraine SpUrer inpkes this census report lo the city council: Population: Humans. 3,000; dogs. 9.000. Someone cul the fence at the pound a while back. When cily officials announced that stray a would be shot if not redeemed. Santa Barbara's humane soclcf .ient a representative here to say it is illegal to shoot dogs. So the tlogs have been incrcnsitu. although only ten have been licensed this year. Mayor Paul Carlin says everybody knows; iibout the city's plight. Motorists drive up he^e. lenve then- rioas. 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