The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 17, 1944
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, TUESDAY, OCTQDBR 17, 194-1 Noted Richmond Publisher Dies Jbli iv Stewart* Bryan's Outstanding.Career Conies To "An End RICHMOND;* .vn:\ ;Oct,, n <U.P.J —John Stewart Bryan, publisher of the Richmond News Leader find Times" Dispatch died in Richmond late yesterday, ' ' - . He was. 12 years old, He had been ill teveray days before ills death. Funeral services will be ,held, In Richmond, tomorrow moriilng. Outstanding both as a Southern newspaperman and educator, Bryan held the title of chancellor of \Villlam and" Mary College. That title was conferred on him in 1942, nt the end of his eight year term ti.s president of the college. Created to honor Gerogc Washington, the title of .chancellor had fallen, into iliaise at William and Mary and was revived when Bryan resigned his presidency because of falling health. . ... Bryan entered the newspaper, business in 1800 as associate publisher of the Richmond Times and Evening Leader. For the. next "H years, he continued with newspaper publishing—through ' several consolidations and mergers of the Richmond newspapers which ended with the consolidation of the Times Dispatch and News Leader in 1940, when Bryan was made president, publisher and treasurer. He was president of the.Ameri- can Newspaper Publishers' Association for several years. Another phase of Bryan's journalistic achievement occurred during World War One. He • got the idea of .having leading newspapers to publish, camp .newspapers. As- a result of Bryan' interest and sup. port some 30 editions of a weekly paper "Trench and Camp" were published throughout the country. He is Biirvfred by liis 'wife, a daughter and two sons and one brother. J. St. George Bryan. Postoffice Job, At Blytheville Will:Be Filled An open competitive examination for filling the position of substitute clerk-carrier In the Blytheville post- office will be given by the U.S.-Civil Service Commission,-it was announced todayi ' Applicants must have reached their 16th birthday, but there is no maximum age limit. In filling'va- cancies preference in'-certification will be given to bona fide patrons of ihe local postoffice. Additional .information and application .-blanks may be obtained from the Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners, Postpffice, Blytheville;-Ark., or from the.Direc- t6r?,Ninth : U. .S. ;civjl 'Service,'. Re-' gion,-. New Federal Building,.'St. Louis, Mo. Interested persons may file their applications at the earliest possible date with the Civil Service Regional Director at the address given above. Applications arc not desired, however, from war workers unless the position open requires the use of higher skills than are presently being utilized. NEWS Staff Sergt. w'rtll(in\?E: ,,ChjcVry of Blytheville, sewing 'as a technical supply clerk churgfo with issuing and requisitioning organizational equipment,.parts and. accessories for aircraft, speeds' thf):rq- p.tlr of battle' 'toni,,B-|r Flying Fortresses of the Eighth, Air Force nl a bomber base soniewfierc In'Eng- laud. Sergeant, • cherry,'.Is',' th'<>' \son of Kir, and Mrs. 'Jolm C^Clierrv o) 2231 C hick a s a wba ' Ave. ,"ni)ir 111 s wife, the,, fprme'r Miss 'Wllln Leb IJcnshmy.' lives .nt 40 S, F/wiklln. Employed as/j\, .salesmai)- 'for the Arkansas Grocer.Company' In Bly- Ih'eyllle."prior to'entering the service in January'19'43'SerEeant cherry has been overseas 10 months, • . • • * ' • Corp. Floyd H., Kirby of.Leach- ville Ark, a radio 1 mechanic in the communications .section of a tighter • squadron Js a member of an Eighth .. F.lghter Command ' P-51 Mustang, group which recently passed the 450-mark hi victories over. Nazi .plaiie's becoming the' third American fighter group ,iu the E|iropcan .Tliealer of Operations -to make such a record. Corporal Kirby was inducted into'' the .'Army In February 1943. ' , "•••'. Corp. Duple W, Taylor son of Mr.' and Kirs. M. C. Taylor, of Route 1, Lnxora, is one of the war bond purchasers who helped his P-D1 Mustang station hV England reach n record-breaking total of $111,000 In tljc Eighth Air Force "Victory Squadron" bond drive, surpassing all other groups in the Command. Corporal Taylor, 24, works in the communications' section of a fighter squadron which lias been overseas for 13 months-.. • . . '*."•'*" ' Ser'jt; v Earllo Croxton, son of Mrs.. Ada Croxton of 211 N. 1st St.. Blytheville, now is serving as an air- Plane mechanic at an important strategic air depot in England where battle-damaged Eighth Air Force .fighter planes are repaired anrt.njalntalned. Formerly employed by Wade Furniture Company, Sergeant Croxton entered the service in June 1042, and received AAF Airplane Mechanic's training at Die Lincoln, Neb., Air Base. "A graduate .of. Sliaiviiee High School at Joiner, Sergeant! Croxton is! married and his. wife, Mrs. Doris Croxton, lives at Bradford, Ark. * * • ' ' For meritorious achievement while participating in an. aerial attack upon a .railroad bridge at Bor- gofoite,.Italy,' First Lieutenant Gov- don A. Ramey, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. ( \V. Ramey',of Blytheville, has been awarded the Air Medal. Lieutenant Ramey won the.award for serving as pilot with a veteran B-25 Mitchell bomb group which has been cited by the president for outstanding performance of duty in sciidn aganst the enemy. His group has taken part in every'major-en- gagement,,, in ,,lne -Mediterranean anMi_ including the recent landing opemfions in southern: France.'. .""• i . • • • ". Sylvester u Johnson, 23,.son of Mr. and Mrs. N, W..Johnson of 110 E'nst Ash, Blytheville/. ball gunner on a B-24. Liberator'heavy bomber, recently .was promoted to sergeant. Stationed with the '15th AAP in Italy, -Sergeant Johnson has flown iyUh his group to attack such important Nazi targets as Ihe airfields and aircraft f.ic;oi:?s near Vienna, Austria, one of tile most heavily defended areas on Ihe ICuVopean continent; ihe southern French coasl, softening it for invasion: and' oi).. D day they laid a bun-Inge of bombs across the benches to crush imy resistance to Ihe landing. Before Joining the AAF In June, 1042. he was employed as a clerk by Die Arkansas-Missouri Power 'Corpora- lion. * .* *\' ; K Promotion of Harold' TS. Fowler, son of S. II. Fowler of Mimlln, lo the rank of staff sergeant recently was announced tit 'ihe - 12th Air Force .Headquarters in Italy, where he Is : serving as a gunner witli a veteran 11-25 Mitchell bomber group which has Men cited by the president for outstanding proficiency. Sergeant Fowler received Ins combat training at Barksdalc Field, La. For meritorious achievement while In.afriii! flight he lias been t awarded (h c Air Medal-and two onk leaf clusters. '» • » Paiil I.ipford, nintor machinists mate 3-c in the Navy, now is in England after two months-.spent hi France where he took part In ' the invasion. A member of. the crew of an L. S. T. boat, Mr. Llp- ford has been in service for 20 ii-onths. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. p. Lipfoi-d of the Lone Oak Community, who also have another son, Corp. Charles Lipford of the Army, who is with the 4Dth General Hospital somewhere in New Guinea. In service 28 months, land overseas for the past seven monlhs, Corporal Lipford now is confined to (lie hospital for a minor operation. • McCall Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Walker of Blytheville, has been promoted to the rank of seaman l-c in the Navy. Mr. Walker is stationed at the Naval Amphibious Training Base at Coronado. Calif. He entered the Navy in early June, shortly after graduation from Blytheville High School. • Pv|. James n. Hoiiovciill. KIM O f Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Honeycutt and husband of the former Miss Jean Austin, all of Blythevillc, now is stationed at Camp Fnnnin, Texas, where he will receive his n weeks basic training, « • • iM. Frank Eugene Lawrence of Heart, Ark.,, son of Ray Lawrence of Kciser, has arrived at Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs National Park, Ark. He entered the service in November, 1013. and took his basic training at Camp Shelby, Miss. Major John H. Donaldson Jr., husband of Mrs. Jane Wpalhcrslw Donaldson of Jackson, Miss., anil formerly of Osceoln, was wounded in, Franco on sept. 2fl, Mrs. Donaldson is living with her uncle, Dj. F. E. Werkhclssr In Jackson. » * • Mr. and MIS.' w. *M. Nccly of Manila have received news of Ihe promotion of their ran, Millard c. Ncely, to (he rank of technical sergeant. Sergeant tJeely. n turret gunner on a heavy bomber, hud completed eight bombing mfsstons over German territory up .to Sjpt, . • • * Charles c. PntlM. son of Mr. and Mrs. E, c. Pruicll of Caruth- M'SYllle has bepn promoted 'to Ihe rank of sergeant, emd has ; been moved, from Italy to *S6ulhcrn France.." , ... . ,.--.-. • " • • . *. ' ' From "Somewhere In New Guinea" Pvl. Herman A. Dalr! 1ms written Ihe. Courier. News.that, hu'nmMils lent-iiiates get a great deal Of pleasure oiil. pf the home' tpwn news- |>aper. "U really docs one good lo read of people lie knows hack homo and to bo able' lo keep up with the happenings (it home,". ho,snld. CAKl) OF THANKS We wish to thank, pur mmiy friends foY the llowers/' help and kindness nt the death, of our beloved, wife ana mother; nlso I3r. Atkinson for his help ami kindness. F. M. Davis, .ft ciilldren e; Mustang Pilot Scores No, 71 . AN EICIHTII AIll FOflCE ••IOIITKH S1AT10N, Eiuiliinrl, Oct. 17 — i?ii|>l. John H. BinjluiHl,. (SCO Law ant Avi\. Oitruthorsvlllo, Mo., P-51 Muslnni; fighter r.llot nnd « et|ii»dron leader, chalked up his 11th air victory in the lairoHcnn air war, knyuliin two Mfssei'schmltts 109 nnd slmi'lng In die destruction oi nnoilii'i- one on n bomber escort ilsflni) In lri\r/.i'f, (iyrrmmy; The Missouri pilot; a member of Co!. Donald W. Onhtmr.s Mmlnux Wimp, uildrd In Ills unit's score of 15 Niii 1 !:; destroyed In ton-Id di>i;- flphls \\ltli Hie "lust stand" f.ufl- Capt. Kuiiiaiiil, of the Klghlh Hauler command, describes tho notion: ,"Wc waited for ii gaim of prowl- iiii; Kimns nnd liiii'lu-d on to them In short older. One of them I iciilly clobbered nnd lie Hupped uv- or ernslilin; lu| () n r \ wr . Anatlier mip iviis n olever i)li;c<iu iui<; mixed it it|i. After sonn> violent nlr-to-alr nuincuvej-.s, 1 i;ot him. -riii'ii 1 Jolti- cd lily wliiKinnu In mem' fun. pol- ishiuji olf anolliw." dipt. i;iii;laml Is known In 1)1)'- Ilicvllle. Blytheville Man Responsible 1 For Repairs On B-17 AN, lilGIITll AIR KOROl? I1OM- DKU STA'I ION, nnglanii; Oct. I'l— As crew chief on a 11-17 nt tills vi'lwnn Flying' Fortress Station Muster Sergeant 7,eiV M. McCihcc, Ihe 24 yojir-old,soi) of Mr. nnd Mi«. 'I,. M. McClhce, KVn. 2, Blylhevillr, Ark., Is doing vita) work' Jbiit Li ollen fqiuolten In tho newspaper ropoils of tho daylight bombing ns- snull on tho Nazi war machine. M-8st. McGliec and other uicm- bers. ot Ills urouiul .crew are as- «IHUf(|, lo v a Flylnn t^rtresn as it nrrlvos'on (he Station ifrom the supply depot. U lii.thoii, thli'rrowt rcsiioiBiblllty to keep Hie ship riy- lnu."Afler'every mission, tin- ground civil'' iinisl check (lie ciitlru ship for battle ciamime tiiul inqchnnlcal ilefects. Sliould nny bp found re- lull's must immediately be started inul often Mils calls for night work In nil types of weather conditions A Flying 1'ortiTOs mechanic must know ills entire ship, cnelnej, power (urrel.H, electrical wiring, control cables, oxygen system, fuselage, and the numerous other intricate nu>di- Kiiisms, Precision bombing require) precision performance, so M-Sul Alcaiicu mid Ills crow must have .their ship mechanically perfect llrccnlly the effoi-ls of M-Sst McGhcc ami oilier Fnnress mc- cjianics received o/ iccognWon ' wjicn the .entire ' I'lrst Uombard- neht Division was n'*ardct] a Ptei- (icnljal .Citation for the Jaiiuarj* -1th assault oii'thc.Na?! aricralt rnctorfe.<i at Oschersiebcii, Qermany, Jiittillng "every man to wear tho )!uc gold-bordered citation ribbon. Enlisting in the AAF on August .'8, 10-11,. M-Sst. McCiiice came 0V- t'aB.lii Scptembei- u, 1012. ills wife, the former Miss Willmott-, an ft«llsh girl, reside at 10 Catherine btact, Lelce-iter, Englancl.^ln cl/11- ian life M-Sgt, M'gaiiee Worked on hb father's farmT- f • STUFFED '•-win )? Jnjp; irt'(»tlj noalril lehnrik rr.r-ml)ranc5, Vou ^tho eo&lcr. C&utlon: only ea dlrg(t«I.O«t IPENETROKOSEDROPS bn"SUCH DAYS"from suffering di&Wof WilliltsNervmis ' '' Restless Feelings? Tnko lircd if nan like no ninny plrln --«l pilch tllllca—fiuUorfroni cr&mna liroilnclH'K, iMckuclii'. fptl thod, iin'vuiu, u lilt liliit-—nil iluu to riini;- tlonnl uiolHtily i]l«tiltljn[icr3 Hllirl at mifc—lry I.yiliu E, pjtilc- jmina VfnoKililo Coiupouiiil, to ro- llcyc iitit!h Bciimtoiiia. It'o /nmuus Dot only |o li<fl|i relhivo nioiithl/ pnlti-init iJeo jicconiniuiylnii >vi'nk. nervous tcclliiBn o[ ilils imiure 'riti'l l> Iwraiiso of I(K acjQUiliii! urriil oil I)»K OK WOMAn'll MUHT UH'UllTAfir O»U»NS. Tnkon rcuiilurlj—plnhltntn'B _ lydia E. Iftnfcham's VEGETABLE COMPOUND Compound holpa'bullit tin rcslitonco l\^nlnst such cymiltoltls IT HELPS NArUHFl 'Itioucrtnda pi woliien and lllrls Imvo reported bcticlltti, > Alao n rtno Qtatimcbto tonlol Fol- luw Iriljel tilrceiloiij.- Buy today. A7 FIRST 5IOHOFA Manila Radio Mechanic Awarded Unit Citation WITH THE 15th A.A.F. IN ITALY —Tech. Sergt. Robert M. Edwards of Manila, radio mechanic, has been awarded the Distinguished Unit Badge and one bronze cluster as.a member of a veteran B-24 Liberator Bomber group which twice ha: been cited for "outstanding performance .of duty in .armed,conflict with.fhe enemy." . !-,Sergeant Edwards, .who, entered the Army Sept. 2G, IQ12, receive^ ; at the Madison Radio School, Wis, . . / Sergeant Edwards' parents are Mr. and, Mrs. Will. Edwards, of Manila. jDropErerythirig for this - flraazingWay! Don't 1 ' worry , If oriltimrr riicUnxla jwi^lftl foil. Use. nt IIQUJO, tde /ornn:h' ustHl Jj- HOCTOHS mljuncikclr 'alnntal Tlin'rri- lon A Slinor Clinic. Irt- i\mrl7^l how QUICK jour pile pain, Hrh, serene." "re rcliereil. Gel tl.Ott lute Thornton ,t .Minor's llccla! Olnt^ meat twlay. Or KM (he ow-lo apply Tlmrsi- lon A Jllnor Ittcinl Swppo^llorleJ, only ri feiv ctats. ra»co^_Tri. DCCT0115' »ay TODAY. At all good drug stores Everywhere -!n Blytheville, at Kirby Drug. INTERNATIONAL AGGREGATION COLLOSSAL COMBINED SHOWS JUINEW - IMl«l>CIB rm« II*tON Attention TRUCK QWNERS- Recap arid Roll! U'ith new tires critically short, recapping will keep your equipment on the road. We'll give your present tires a new lease on life! >. . . . GUARANTEED WORK — CF/L/NG PRICES SIOETZIIRE Hwy. ! 6i'Woifti';*/"...'' ' *' : ;>^ >> I'hone 2201 v. '~'.^: ,., „ Buy Your V^inter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING ' ;J Whife \A Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL „ PRIJC.E ON. 100. RANK l^OTS! BARKSDALE MFG. CO. BlytheYJ.116. Ark'.,._J; ;\ ': . '"' p hono 2911 Foirg rounds 0 LOANS " * :i ; ; . !; ; '• ' ' Present Loans Refinancecl. Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NilfGlLUGENCY ' '' ^'Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOt BLDG. PHONE 3131 9 S NO CIRCUS! They nmy look like two daring yoiuig men ou (In: flying trapeze. Bui they're really electric Jiiicnicn, working fifty feet in the air, with no iw.l luidei'iicalli. It's tough enough up there on a sunny sum- mcr day. It's much worse on a wcl hlack night -or when everything's slippery with-sleet. UiH the joli nuisl he done. It's part of giving you good clcclric sen-ice. Fortunately, there ore men who h'nvc the courage anil skill to do it. Just-as there arc oilier men who control complicated- switchboards iu lightning storms, or keep n careful watch on gianl turbines, or crawl in hot boilers lo make repairs. These folks knoAv what to do because they've been doing it a long time. Men arid women grow, up in the electric light and power- business. It takes years lo become a power- plant engineer. Lineman - load dispatcher service man - almost every job is specialized and technical. • The value of this experience—and of sound business management- has bccii dramnti- cally proved by war. In spite of shortages of many essentials, there is no shortage of electricity ~ and it is slill sold at prc-icar prices! • Hlor Htlita £<fdy «vtry Wtdntldoy , T <n!nq In tSo brilliant new. me ike! ilttw - -Tit, llettrie Hour" - viltn Rob.rt Arnlinister's Ortooitrs. 10:30 PM, EV/T, CBS Ntlwork. Don't W«!e Eleciricily Jus! Because It's Ghup aitd Isn't rTaliond!

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