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Major Treadwell Commands
83rd Communications Sqd.
the war as a chief pilot In the
Southwest Pacific Wing, Air Trans
port Command. '
He served in Labrador in 1950
and 1951 flying supplies to Arctic
weather stations in both conven
tional and ski equipped aircraft.
Major Treadwell attended Ala
bama School of Trade and Tampa
University and graduated from the
Army Air Force twin engine pilot
■ school at Columbus, Miss., in April,
He is miarried to the former
Constance Mason of Forest
Hills and Garden City. Long Is
land N.Y. He is a member of the
Methodist Church and the Golds
boro Golf Club.
Major pto O. Tj'readwell. a na
tive of Ashland, Ala., is com
mander of the 83rd Communica
tions Squgdron at Seymour John
son Air Force Base. He came here
last November from Saigon, Viet
nam, Indo-China, where he was
with the military assistance ad
Major Treadwell entered service
in January. 1941 as an enlisted
man. He was commissioned in 1943
and served in both the European
and Pacific theatres, coming out of
Gets Own Medicine
VANCOUVER, Wgsh. (AP) —
Ted Slothower parked his car and
went into a store here to get
change to feed the parking meter.
There was a delay while the
storekeeper waited on others. When
Slothower returned to his car,
there was a parking “ticket” on it.
Slothower, who i^ad driven down
town on his day off, is the city’s
other parking meter patrolman. He
went to city hall and paid up.
Gets Bronze Star
DEEP CREEK AFS, Wash.—
The Bronze Star Medal was pre
sented to T - Sgt. Frank D. Voss,
3082d Air Police Sq. by station
commander Col. Albert H. Bethune
at a recent parade review.
The sergeant won the award for
ground operations against the ene
my during the Luzon Campaign in
the Pacific, in War II, while a
member of the 63d Infantry Regi
He is a veteran of 17 years of
Smoke On Minds
DECATUR, HI. (AP) — Macon
County jail prisoners have a lot
of time on their hands but few
Sheriff C. W. Peebles says some
spend 24 hours a day trying to fig
ure out ways to get cigarettes.
One ordered some cigars and
cigarettes from a local firm and
paid by check, but the check
bounced and the prisoner remains
Satie The Pieces .
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MEADOW LANE — Architect Billy Griffin and Associate Alan Ingram’s conception of the pro
posed elementai’y school, tentatively named Meadow Lane^ to be built by the Wayne County school
board with $799,710 in federal funds for children living in the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base housing
hav§ told city and county achool
,fMdera ^at the ^799,710 to build
T,ane and grants to
am in scnooi operaiions ■woufn give
the federal government no control
over the schools.
expected to amount to about $145 | Sec. D, Frt., April *8, 1957 Fafa t
a year per federally connected | Goldsboro (N.C.*) News-Argus
The federal assistance to school
districts impacted by large num
bers of children of men assigned
or working on bases is only in
the form of compensation for taxes
which would have been paid if the
men worked for a private, tax-
paying firm instead of the govem-
In addition to the school build
ing grants, the U. 5. government
also aids in the operaton of exist
ing schools when the number of
federally, f connected children aver
aged more than three per cent of
the average dally attendance of
the school system.
The school operation payment is
Hospital and other expenses for
About a third, of the 1956 lum- accidents in the United States last
her production went into home | year exceeded the total expenditure
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New Schools Are Planned!
For Air Force- Youngsters
School officials are moving to
provide classroom facilities for the
influx of children in the Golds
boro area as the number of serv
icemen and civilian employes
mounts at Seymour Johnson Air
Federal educational leaders have
alloted $799,710 to the Wayne
County -Board of Education to
build an eight-grade elementary
school, alongside the base’s hous
That school, tentatively named
Meadow Lane School, is expected
to house about 1,050 pupils to be
the largest elementary school unit
within the county'.
High School Addition
City school officials also are |
planning a four-classroom addition
to Goldsboro High School to pro
vide space for tlie estimated 70
high school students expected to
live in the base housing project.
A request for $70,000 in federal
money for the addition is pending
Additional classroom space was,
opened when the city put the Golds-1
boro Junior High School into oper-j
ation last January. |
With an’ eye to future growth,
the city school board also has pur
chased a 17-acre lot on the Saul-
ston road near its intersection with
the Robinson Thru-way. When the
need for additional elementary
school space arises, the board
then will strive to put the lot into
Catholic School Built
Catholic school leaders, headed
by Monsignor Edward T. Gilbert,
saw the need for additional class
room space for the present enroll
ment of St. Mary’s Catholic School
coupled with an increase in po
tential pupils on activation of the
base. They moved to have the new
parochial school in operation in
The schooh built and eqhippqd
at a cost of $310,000, has an en
rollment of about 225 pupils rang
ing from kindergarten through the
eighth grade. It may be expanded
-to house a student body of 500.
Monsignor Gilbert also has ex
pressed plans to add the ninth
Has Had 120
Major Qiarlcs E. Cathcart, who
flew 20 combat -missions in World
War n and 100 during the Korean
War, is commander of the 533rd
Fighter Day Squadron at Seymour
Johnson Air Force Base.
Rated a senior pilot, he began in
1944 as a navigator on a B-17 “Fly
ing Fortress.” He took flight train
ing in 1948 and went to Korea
where he flew F-84 aircraft.
The major holds the distinguish
ed Flying Cross, Bronze Star and
the Air Medal. He came here from
as assignment in Alexandria, La.
A native of Gary, Indiana, he is
married to the former Renee Met-
ten of San Francisco, Calif. They
have one child, Clinton, 9. The
Cathcarts are members of the Lu
We extend greetings to the men, personnel and fami
lies of Seymour Johnson on the occasion of its Re-Dedi
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grade to tite school’s courses to al
low the school to add a junior high
school organization. Future plans
also include adding high school
courses when teachers become
Plans for the Mea'dow.- Lane
School call for 3A classrooms, 12
for primary grades and 18 for ele
mentary classes, plus a variety of
The multi - purpose building,
with a unique design in North Car
olina, will, have a butterflywing
.shape. Its design will provide a
maximum of covered play space
during inclement weather, the ar
chitects, Billy Griffin, architect,
and Allen Ingram, associate, re
The interior of the building will
be built so it can be converted,
from a gymnasium Jnto an audi
torium “by concertina - fabric walls.
Stressed in the design, Griffin
and Ingram said, were color, en
closed courts and exterior walls
faced with curtain walls. Ingram
explained that curtain walls is
the use of large glass windows and
aluminum mullions similar to the
United 'Nations building in New
Other structures on the grounds
will be a kitchen, cafeteria, admin
istrative wing, library which in
cludes a librarian’s office and a
conference room, a heating plant
and entrance hallway.
The school is to be built on a 22-
acre lot between US 70A and the
base reservation. Access to the
school will be from the highway
and-an extension of Meadow Lane
in the base housing project.
Grants from the federal govern
ment to the school districts here to
build and operate schools which
have children of servicemen and
c.wil service workers enrolled have
been likened to lQ.cal taxes to sup
port the schools.
Federal educational officials
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