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PAGE TWO HLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Lt. Barksdale Returns Vflth 'Lucky 73' Unit '; NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 22—Navy Air Orpup 13, known as "Lucky" 13, commanded by : Commander Richard Li Klbbe ol New Orleans, ttai returned to the United States for leave after an action-filled five mouths tour of duty aboard a big Eswx class carrier In the Pacific. One of the group's returning members Is IJeut. (Junior grade) Bullor C.. Barksdale, USNR, of Blytliovllle, Ark. , ; ; Air Group 13 has. an Impressive record. It shot "down 87 1-2 Jap- diiese planes, sank or damaged J48.5CO tons of- enemy warships mid 215,500 tons of merchant shipping nnd participated In 11 major strikes from the Bonln islands In July to the Second Battle of the Philippine Sen. Here is an interesting sidelight .in (lie group's career: The 13lh month after she hsd been commissioned on a Friday Hie 13th, '•Lucky" 13's cnrrJor was subjected to an enemy torpedo attack. But Si justification for the "Lucky" appellation, it suffices to say that one of the torpedoes crossed n few yard In front, of the big ship's bow, while (lie other slid just bc- ioiv tlie fnntail—missing by n few feet the carrier's most vital spot.. AAF low-flying fighter planes and attack-bombers, which smashed I Normandy beaches prior to invasion, used fpcclal quick-fused bombs to avoid leaving bis craters which might later impede progress of the ground forces. Russia Awards Decorations In Wholesale Lots MOSCOW, Dec. 22. (UP)— The semi-official Russian newspaper Prnvda reveals that more than 3,- (WO.OOO Soviet soldiers have received decorations for bravery since the beginning of the wnr. Of this total, some 6,000 have been awarded the army's highest designation, "Hero of the Soviet Union." Almost 000 of these awards went to Red Army men who made the fumed crossing of the Dnieper river. Pravdti emphasises the polyglot character of the lied Army by pointing out that nil 112 nationalities of the Soviet Union were represented among those awarded the jnednls. Included In this total were over 3,000,000 Russians, 441,000 Ukrainians, 111,000 White Russians, 59,000 Tartars, 59,000 Jews, 25,000 Armenians, 24,000 Uzlwks and 9,000 Georgians. Burdette News Members of the Rurdettc Junior 4-11 Club met Monday for nn election of officers. Selected to serve during the coming yenr were Pcrvls Jones, president; James Olpson, vice president; Vclcla Pierce, secretary-reporter, The 4-H Club achievement dinner wns also held that night In the community house In Osceola when champions nnd project winners were awarded prizes. Hoys and girls from Burdette who were nwnrded prtaes were Dusne Easily, Buddy Easily, Jlmmlc Jones Kugeiio Koonc*, Betty Jcnn Lung- ley, Patsy Jane Mcllaffcy and Oer- aldlnc Pierce. Prizes consisted of War Stamps and 4-H buttons or pins. At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Admitted: Mrs. James White, Steele, Mo. Mrs. W. F. Brewer, city. Jack Robinson, Dell. H. M. nichardson, m. 3, city. Dismissed: Doris Rntllff, city. Mrs. Floyd Harectt, city. Mrs. R. F. Ashley and baby Steele, Mo. lilylhevlllo HiMpliat Admitted: Jerry Cagle, city. Mrs. Pred Wall, city. Born to Corp. and Mrs. James Sllnkcr, Wilson, a daughter, this norning. Dismissed: .Wesley Wroten, Osceola. Jesse Sharp, city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted: Benjamin Mauldln, Steele, Mo Mrs. Kate Trlmuc, city. Memphis Methodist Hospital • Admitted: Mrs. -Llge Haynes, Sleele, Mo. Injured On Icy Paying I'eEK.v Allison, D-yesr-old daiigh- tcr of Mr. nnd Mrs. Olan Allison, suffered n cut on her knee yesterday afternoon when Bhe slipped on -the Ice-eovcred pavement near her home at 218 West Davb. Removed to Dr. Brorfton's Clinic for treatment, two ittltches were required to close the wound. Temperatures Atlanta Augiistn Birmingham . Charleston . Charlotte . . Chattanooga v Chicago 13 High 00 02 64 03 58 Lot 3f 4' 3' 31 3f M Cincinnati Denver of the Southern Genflenian" . V "0 i c f KB Y - F R A S E R HeWrk, N.J. .^ - 100 proof & C o., New York, N. Y, MEYERS MIBTKIBDTING CO., BLyTHEVH.l.E, ARKANSAS Detroit '.'.'.'. M ' Jacksonville . .;..'.-.'.;.-'.' 09;• Kansas Olty .... . : . •. -23' Macon . .: .; 62 Tnllahnssee . .'.. , '.'• 52 Memphis •. .. 40 iliaml . .. 72 ' Montgomery. 57 . New ..Orleans 03 Ne\v York jg San Antonio 53 Savannah (54 , Tnmpu V2 Washington '47 Dallas 58 Houston . 57 Little Rook ..'. .'.. 30 Shreveport . '...'.'.'.'. 02 Christmas Singing Program At Micola \ The Pemtscot County Singlni; Convention will hold its monthly uid Chrlstmiis singing combined Sunday «t the Micoln Baptist Church. I Tlie Johnston Junior Quarlette ot Newbern, Tenn., will be special ] guests. 1 The public Is Invited to attend U [was announced by K. E. i.. Smith president. CHRIST •;>••:• Y e e o e TODAY May *w warm spirit of the old fashioned Lhnstr,. ' yesterday and the joyous, thrilling Yuietide of today, blend together for the Lnris.tmas of tomorrow. Perhaps we do not realize, in comparative values the precious blessings of Christmas and al.l that it stands for. Let us take time to estimate the true meanings of the occasion and to wish, each of you the most joyous jUhnstmas you have ever spent -, we wish to add, ... • ^ for y°w courtesies anl your ev,dences of GOOD WILL, and above all thank you for your patience with, our delays and short comings. i 1 I i & m & m a 1 m m. ^ % ss '% & $. m 1 I i & FU11MY, WAHN1NG ORDER In flic Chancery Court, Chicka- sawlM l)ls(ricl, Mississippi County, Arkansas, Curtis E. Smith, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8931 Beryl U. Smith, Defendant. The defendant Beryl B. Smith j s hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plalntllf Curtis E Smith. Dated this 14 day of December 1044. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Doris Muir, D. C. Frank C. Douglas, Ally, for Pltf. J. Graham Sudbury, Atty. nil LItem. 12!l5-22-29-]-s WARNING ORDER Mary Ferguson Is warned to appear in HID Chancery Court for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within 30 days after the dale hereof to answer n com;ilnlnt filed against her by Russell C. Ferguson. Dated this Bth day of December 1944. HARVEY MORRIS Chancery Court clerk Reid & Evrard. Attorneys for'PlnlnlUT. 12-8-15-22-29 Pvf. Hcmphill Wounded Pvt. Paul Hcmphill has been wounded In the European theater of operations, the War Department has announced. No details were revealed to his wife, Mrs. Virginia Hemphlll. Pomegranate means "apple full of seeds," coming from the Latin pomum for apple ami granatum for full of seeds. 22, 1'1-M SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, are rememtjered always. Our flowtra an al- yays fresh, and all work la guaranteed to please. Let our enwrt leslgners help you with your floral need*. Pt>. 411 afn. I. M. (MM) Vfflluw, Wf DtBrtt Aojwhara DRS. NIES & NIES QSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS Rectal Diseases a Specialty EXCEPT CANCER; OFFICE HOURS: 8-.00-12-.00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 514 Main Blytheviile; Ark. Phone 2921 'Head Courier Newt Want Adi. WEIS AS CO. ( R - C- "Dick" Weis, Prop.) ; FORM .City - Wheatiey . Wcsh M.«phl, - Blythevilfe - Brinkloy % & i ?tf i *; .^' % JE % ^ % J5i m ^ « i w '% i «! 5S $ 1 I .« & JB 1 J§ Si jy ft 1 ^ js 1 F .Many arc the prayers in our hearts this Christ-; mas day. Some~pray for the "restored health of a stricken loved one: Some pray for the return^ of child ; husband or beloved far from home}, : | '.Some wish for security against .the..dangers! with which life "can be fraught.. Others look for-,j ward in "a hope that for allthe "peoples .of all' rhe world, sufferins of all kinds may one cfay fcei ended, through the achievements .of science/ «du-| cation, and true spiritual awareness among ajf mankind. . i To all of you"whose prayers'and gopd hopes] spring from deephearted zealousness' we saY' 'May those prayers be answered .on this Christ^! mas Day :: and for ail the days to. follow', -.-// • a aries 5.1 emons "Home Furnishings Moderately Priced"