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Blytheville Army Air Corps News (Newspaper) - November 4, 1943, Blytheville, Arkansas LE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS VOLUME AH THE AIR COUPS NEWS Published daily except Sundays In the Interest of the personnel of lie Army Air Forces Ad Two Engine Plying School of by t li e Courier It con tains news of Hie Air Army Turns Down Gifts To Folks At Home For Writing from home arc so popular with GIs here of them appeared at Ills post office leading a horse he wanted to mail back as an ex pression of Another GI showed up with a pair of onyx bookends weighing 02 A third lugged an Old Master measuring e feet by a remembrance for the folks whod kept Authorities here clamp down on such whimsies but they edge that mail Is the most Impor tant morale factor in Ihe soldiers theres a hitch in de livery GIs keep Ihc phones busy with requests to cable New York and see whats the I dont care what happens just so long as I hear from my Stanley Or Tell them to Just keep writing and never mind in James Prefer Food Delicacies The GI in Britain is good about but he gets three letters for every two he Packages pour in to him at the rate of 20 for every one he ships Ninety per cent of the stuff he can ob tain here at his Army post exchange shaving Hes probably too polite to say but hed rather have delicacies tinned tuna crab fruit Some go through the disillusion ing experience which had shaken officer 1 met lie writes she was sending me a ham but the postmaster wouldnt let her because Its So now she says shes mailing me a won new canned food shes just Sending Spain lo like mailing rice to a GI here gets it for lunch Ever since the Army postal base here day a parcel of banned perishable But a soldier may write for anything else he wants so he quests to a parcel a Tilings he sends home are chiefly objects such as old silver Urges Full Address is tha fastest way of writing to you soldier boy but Bernard Humes head of of the Army Postal Division in wishes that girls would be more careful about addressing Tin per cent are mistaken ly directed and keep 185 British postal clerks busy Just sorting Each Idler should the name of the his serial number and his Army Major Humes is proud of Ihe fact thai not one letter has been lost ui Hes hal some pretty tough problems to deal When n letter was salvaged from n clipper crashed at only the name Emma was The major figured Emma must be an Army He wrote to 20 Emmas in but claimed the He decided Emma had moved on and wrote to North Two weeks later a reply same telling him hed found the right Mail delivery to our soldiers in Britain is better than in any theater of In this country the transporta tion is Major Bowling Notes The CoAds bowling door mat of the Officers League since the start of the loosed their fury In the opening match of the week Tuesday night and won four straight Victims of the CoAd uprising were Ihe who also have been having more than their share of trouble in winning games but nev takena thumping such as the CoAds After winning the first two games by the modest scores of IBS to 648 and 840 to the CoAds vision of winning four straight points really off the fire They rolled up In the last game a total of highest total of the 03 games that have been rolled this Their total of 2572 was aim the third highest rolled this sea pace for was Roy who roll ed a 448 series which included lie high He was closely followed by Major Mead with 431 Keefe of the carried away high hon ors The find little consolation in the fact that they were spotting the CoAds a big for even if no handicap had been the CoAds would have won three out of four points The United States Volunteer Lit Saving corps was formed ii Dont Lay That Pistol Down Coast Guard From Coast Guard Chief Gunners Mate John who trains House guards and Secret Service inch to is now teaching SPAR officers the art of pistol Ensign June Larson of is he attractive pupil who will be assigned lo ord nance work that requires knowledge how as well as Ihe FUNNY BUSINESS Were short of foul line referee Published Despite Handi caps Arab Holy Men His Press CUP The editor who coin because his came down with poison ivy wasnt renlly bad says prewar pub lisher of the Delta more recently an editor nf bolh Stars and the soldier and the weekly nmg ol American Hul like Ihe mail that must 0 through nnd the show hat must BO the paper must go lo il did despite numerous Captain Carters publishing woes included Use of a German by American engineers Use of Arab typesetters who did not speak English and had to set type by characters Newsprint sent all the way from Ills staff was cosmopolitan if At one time it con of BJI English girl whose husband was an officer In Ihe British a young Russian civilian who and a private from the Another unusual Carter was the fact Unit Arab holy men came in twice a day lo sprin incense on the presses lo drive the A veteran Carter reflected lhat hed often enough had his presses blessed y but It was rather unusual lo have them blessed by a bona fide Winner of ihc Fellow ship for his editorials on prob lems of the agricultural South Barter entered Ihe service in Guard C National He weni to Cairo insl forsaking duties as a field artillery put out Slars and Stripes that theater of His trade territory included Palestine and wherever else we had ife had also to edit Yank in Jaffa some 30CT miles He commut ed between the two publications py plane or His requisitions for a slaff for Stars and Stripes was was given a 2omaivstaff or soldier Yank is published on global and Carter supervised the set Ions devoted to Middle Eastern activi His activity since into the soldier newspaper business has given him flying miles Including some over the front In his talks with German and Italian Carter said he Bind lo be on the Allied The for the most are still well he declared What is Ihc American thinking Carter studied thoughtfully for a moment on this of winning the war and getting he is puzzled by the num ber of strikes back in the United And hes profanely expressive alons lines of the captain lor ilic Nexi in he Solomons HATES ON REQUEST Costly New Miracle Drug Cures Stubborn Cases In Short Time Life Is relaxed for he moment In this on hero Is ahead for Herein bunt Is unloaded us the Is built up In lot the on mid farther north In Lieutenants Isengard and Johnson In First BAAF Graduating Class First William and Second Aldeh buddies and members of first graduating at the Air been report ed missing In notion following bombing missions over the penn HOWS Hint lie WHS mi before u tcr born to his on his 10th Ills family was when Isc failed lo return as pilot of hud served his country well In previous having u German on his first mis lie hnd been awarded Ihe Flying Cross nnd had nne oak Leaf A Jew an Lieutenant Johnson failed lo re turn from Ihc mid on the ruller His family Inter notified that this raid was bis 13th He previously of a close call he u few months curlier after down over the English lie spent six hours In Getting Ready to Face King Neptune Plastic Envelopes Serve Troops As Water Wings LOUIS Armys jungle troops now carry two sep arate about the size o a squared basketball and can use them as rater pil lows or water Made from cotton and a rubberlike plastic developed bj Monsanto Chemical the flota tion bladders were originally de signed as water wings for fighting in swampy areas where a misstep might slip a soldier into water over his When a soldier reaches a jungle stream or swampy lie in flates the envelopes and lucks them under his holding them in place bv buttoning his With this a soldier Is able to navigate through water and nt the same time protect his was originally developed by the Monsanto company as a filler in safety With the scarcity of Its chemical structure has literally been rearranged to pro duce the most rubberlike of all commercial Is now substituting for rubber in many vital military from hospital sheathing to Army Masks were designed originally for ceremonial and religious Hannibal Missouri Part of the fun of going to Hie South Pacific is Die timehonored initiation into the domain ol Neptunus Rex as the ship crosses the equator Here Red Cross workers Connie Stone ot Essex and of San Francisco are painted up for Ilia Henry of las Try our Own Made ICE CREAM Ole Hickory Inn Across from High School WK FILL ALL PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY STEWARTS Drug Store Main Lake Phone 282Z Suttons Great Shows The Worlds Cleanest Shows HERE ALL THIS WEEK AND ALL NEXT WEEK Auspices Arkansas And The American Legion Located OPPOSITE BLYTHE VILLE LAUNDRY On South Second fore News ol tho Iwo pincers was received here by Maims nnd who knew men while hey were Deferment Card Reaches Lieutenant In Aleutians A l A 8 K A COMMAND ond Irving assigned lo the Alaska Communications Sys entered Hie Army at ForO n year ly he received from his draft hoard a proclaiming he nnd deferred on occupa tions An and In before the spent Several days jitter Ihc on offering his services to the govern Filially he Inducted Four later ho n commission and assigned to a post In the Aleutian Ills de ferment card up him Would Abolish LOS Carl n former to han dle Ihc numerous complaints abaul crowing in the cily says the whole problem could he eradicated If the Victory chicken raisers could just one lesson about It he n biological fact Ihal hens Iny Just as many eggs if deprived of ft husband lls one HOS American Army odny lhat y ho tcanty miracle hey cases by the somo discs effected cures of ihc venereal disease within la available hi only cosily hd Its by Die Army was on mi At ihc the slurred by olun advanced on frosl one ot he pinnies of mil what the filers themselves called big mid miracles hi and sklu work on the In this there nre two 1111 rules lor men In One Ihc Thn Havo H help an Army specialist If we lurn out a up In his botly and sick about It all In his as much attention ts to keeping the wounded and sick cheerful nud hopeful ns Is to the soldiers slinky but able to remain In nnd eventually return to Army the way out of he hospital leads o n where Hie men starl to undor he of Anuy nnd end up In six weeks dohm u Still If boiler ran be nt arc returned lo The Army has atlon In of soldiers It hns lo sick dont do much win ihe In lhat direction research here Is penicillin Ihc men lire 1101 used us guinea 1he affects of In a mould by a London were applied lo human by was up In the United A general hospital was Army hospital In lo with the Penicillin now Is from nt Kirai o nre Oio both to vc cures nnd the penicillin to are re here ns A paste Is being ofthe druir to burns with much success In preventing Infection It is used In The Soldiers Friend Friend and Samaritan In of the American Red as the volunteer and supported by dollars and goodwill of American extends a helping hand to the man in the Service who happens lo be tough A Held director is on duty at many Army He can BCt prompt Information and lion any where in tho country through tho nationwide or county chapters of tho Hal T In this column tho field dl rector at tho Army Air Field discusses examples of his work with full protection of the confidence of those who consult IJY FRED Field Director American CroM Why dp all men In service receive lied Gross knitted gar Private Edward asked this a few days ago stating Ihal his mother had done n great amount ol Red Cross knitting and ho thought he was entitled to some We explained 10 Private Ed ward that the government had asked the Red Cross to p wool by making suvis that all woolen intents go to the 11 c n w h o need them If knitted Bar menus were real ly needed his commanding of ficer got them hy coming to Cross field to be done as only tn much wool available and we are trying first to help lias men who the coldest auH toughest If you to bo out in Ihc cold for long periods oh your the Red Cross wants jon to these if ivc know you prefer that BO to the men who have to be on Hint hind of Come lo our c s I lor shoe pol luces A nny 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