The Mexia Weekly Herald from Mexia, Texas on July 6, 1945 · Page 9
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The Mexia Weekly Herald from Mexia, Texas · Page 9

Mexia, Texas
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Friday, July 6, 1945
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Mexia Weekly Herald Published by - 1 The News Publishing Co. Austin Midgets on Honeymoon Entered ' at the pos'toffice at Mexia, Texas, as second class mail matter under act of March 3, 1879. '_ • , ' Subscription Rates One Year (in-State) .: .'......$1.00 One Year (out of State) $1.50 PERSONALS Mrs. Alvis Terry returned to ' Waco Thursday after visiting her sister, Mrs. • Newman Page, Jr. «^3fclr. and Mrs. Dan-Edd Hamilton 4j6^son, Robert, spent Friday ' in Waco. Lt. L. N. Robinson, Jr., arrived today from Big Spring to spend the week end with his family. Mrs. Jack Womack, Jr., and daughter, Jan', of Corpus Christ! are visiting relatives here. i /The passenger pigeon became extinct in the United States in the 1880's. Miss Lortne Dobbs, Hempstead, j arrived today to visit in the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Robert L. Dobson. i Mrs. Clyde EzcII lert Friday to spend several days with relatives in Palestine. i Edward, of Dallas, have returned JAMES" R. SHAMBLIN " I after " visiting Technician Fourth DUE TUESDAY * . | j Grade Reuben Pye, who has just j Cpl. James R. Shamblin, who has j arrived frcm the European theatra been serving with the 36th Divi- I of war with an ordnance company • s j on j^ G erma ny, is due to arrive • I with the 5th Army. (He went over- _ Tuesday night from Fort Sam | jseas in July, 1942, .after entering- .Houston with a discharge, accord- ' [service March 4, ; 1941?., now has ii)g! to wor ,i. received by-his wife, j j 114 points and is expecting to come the former Miss La Ver ne Gibson.! T home shortly. He returned to the ; fie {g the sm .. f Mis , Dannie | I United States June' 18. , Shamb]in and Jim Shamblin '6f ] • : " jShiloh. Two brpthers are also in SCOUTS TO PLAN j service, Cpl. Joe Shamblin in the. CAMPOREE ACTIVITIES ! Pacific, and Pvt. Donald Shamblin, ' ! Boy Scouts who are members of j n a /hospital in France. j Troop 70 will make plans Friday j _ night at'their 8 o'clock meeting at DOYCE L1NDLEY I the' Scout cabin en Sotth Ross for LEAVES TUESDAY ' the coming overnight "Camporee scheduled for Limestone county troops. Transportation, troop Technical Sgt. Doyce Lindley left Tuesday" for 14 days at the_ Army Ground Forces Redistribu- trin, Germany. Mrs. Jimmie Space is in Kansas The tiniest couple in the big state of Texas are on their honeymoon. The bride, Mryha Myrle Clifton, 19, is 48, inches tall, and the City, Mo., as guest of Mr. and Mrs. ! 26-year-old groom August Clarence Swenson, measures just 52 inches W. B.'Rennolds. j f rom head to toe. The bride, only known living midget child of rnidg- Mrs. T. E. Buck of Hollywood, I et parentSi was dressed in white satin with a train flowing from her California, is visiting her daughter, , corone t style headdress. The groom wore a tuxedo. The couple are stunts to be given, arid other plans tion Center at Hot Springs, Ar- •ttill bj made at the meeting. Leon k ^ nsaSj after spen ding- a 60-day iFlatt, scrutmaster,-asks that all furkugh f o i lo wing his liberation ' roop members who plan to at- from a Gevman prison camp . He 2nd the overnight camp be pres- ^^ ^ {m ^ mQnths ^ Kus _ nt Friday night. Every Boy Scout 'troop in the our.'.y has been invited • to the 'uly 3 J camp slated to be held it the Reunion Grounds, with a -ufclfc program the evening of the | Fiurth to end the camp sponsored by the activities committee of the Bounty council. AL BINE LEAVES FOR DALLAS gineering. 'A" 1944' graduate of ARTHUR C. HAMiLTON " \ Mexia high school, he attended the-' IN GERMANY ' " University of Oklahoma on the j Pvt. Arthur C. Hamilton, 315 ASTRP set-up for engineering. West Titus, has been given battle;' 'participation credits for the cam-, paigns of Normandy, 'Northern : France, and Germany, .aceqrdingj . Cpl. Al Bine, former Los An- jt 3 an announcement from the 95th geles Examiner sports columnist 'and more recently editor of tne Mexis . Prisoner of War Camp weekly newspaper, .left Mexia Sat-; urday for an assignment with the Army Service Forces in Dallas. Cpl. Bine, who, from time to time this past year contributed sports articles for this paperjVwill id attached to a" Field Services Unit. ^ His home is Beverly Hills, California. . i GEORGE L. EUBANKS JNOW ON RHINE Engineer General Service Regi-f' ment. The Mexia Negro entered^ service October 3, 1942, and he was in the first invasion on Junfi " } , 1944. : -.-"'" . Pvt. Hamilton is the son of Mrs 7 , Corene C. Smith, 315 West .Titus; He writes home t{iat he has not yet received a scratch despite the three major campaigns in which he has participated. • Fritz Kuhn, above, former : leader of the extinct German- American Bund, will be .de- BILLY POLLARD CALLS HOME First Lt. Billy Pollard, who is just back from seven months in is ! Mrs. Barnett Cannon. CLASSIFIED ADS! WANTED to pay cash stock farm or small ranch with electricity from 150 to 500 acres. Want possession-in 15 to 60 days. • Write J; A. Sullivan, Southton,' shown cutting the;wedding cake after-the ceremony which was held in Austin, Texas. Young Swenson is employed as a senior racfe ( j technician at the Kelly Air Field near San Antonio, Texas. (NBA ' kurop rent for Photo) EDWARD GEHRING IS PARTY HONOREE , Edward Gehring of Hillsboro was complimented with a welcome home party Wednesday night gi <H fl-io "KYivh PoyL-nv T.nlro TTp BILLIE B. SUNDAY AT FORT SAM Staff Sgt. Billie ' B. Sunday now at Fort Sam completing 27 months : duty with the 36th Division, awaiting his discharge papers. He has more than 100 points. Houston after _ overseas ton Field. Iported to Germany as an unde-' .Eu:ope, called home Friday after! sirabliT'alien. Although - a nat- no3n to inform them of his return I uralized American citizen, Kuhn'. •was -convicted, as an alien cf a, crime involving moral turpitude.; He will be sent to a German/ area under American occupation.! to t^e States. He will be home v.-iihin a few days to spend a 30- cay leave with his parents, Mr. ;:na Mrs. Frank Pollard. i JOHN SMITH ON FURLOUGH JAMES B, ADAMS COMPLETES BASIC Pvt. James B. Adams has coni-- pleted his basic infantry training j FAYE SMITH IS IBACK IN STATES I Cpi. Faye Smith telephoned his j v.'ife Friday that he; has arrived ! en the East Coast with the 97th John Smith of. Camp Hood. the . Lake. He .has ' is here „•„ a 12 . d ay furlough which at Camp Hood, and will report to ' Division aboard the Queen Eliza: the University of Minnesota for ! beth, and will be home next week, advanced study of the Japanese | Texas. 26-4tc I PEACHES READY!—Due to the j shortage of sugar, tires, gas and j roads, my price is $2.00 at orch- i aril. B. B. Brodnax. v 5-6t i OUR MEN IN SERVICE ; 36th Division. returned iror* service in the j he is spen ding with his parents, language and customs. Pvt. Adams J. O. NOLAND HAS pean theatre. ijir. and Mrs. Fred C. Smith. [was graduated from the Mexia!99 POINTS Following .a picnic supper, danc- ._ , high sc h oo l j n 1944, attended the ing furnished the evening's enter-1 L E gTER MEGGINSON j tainment. j VISITS FATHER | Present were the honsree, Miss | Cp] and Mt . s _ ^^ Meg ginson Alta Mario Tackett, Miss Lynette ; of Geiger Fie]d> Washington, are Hawkins, Miss: Betty Ann Fletcher, j hew on emergen > C y i- ur iough with Miss Adele Lucas, Miss Birtie Faye. • f . Ingram, Miss Ernestine G.bson, J'Miss Dorothy McFall, Jack Scar- ;br:ugh, Tc.«2?y . Miles, Adrian i Little, and Fr»J Willmore of Hillsboro. WITH THE FIFTH ARMY, IT- University of. Louisiana and Yale j ALY, — Cpl. J. 0. Noland of j University in the-army specialized'Mexia. Texas, is returning home training reserve program. ' j from the Fifth Army's 5th "Cus-J merican correspondent who fell in .. i ter" Division in Italy with an- ad- j the Pacific. . The 503th Military Police Battalion with the Fifteenth U.- S. Army in Germany, in which Pfc. George L. 'Eubanks of 827 'South McKinney is serving,'-is enacting the rcls of the "Watch 'on the Rhine." Attached to the XXII Corps, his battalion is responsible for the security of the bridges a- TOSS the Rhine and for control of" 'raffic across those bridges. The 50Sth maintains 24-hour watches -n the'great river from Bad God— esbtrg to Wesel. The bridge it guai'ds include those at Bonn,. Cologne, Dusseldorf, Duisberg, as well as Wesel and Bod'Godesberg. Two of these bridges are memorial bridges, one the Lesley J. McNair bridge at Cologne, in memory, in memory of the American general who was killed in Normandy, and one the Ernie Pyle bridge, at' Dusseldorf, for the beloved A:- JOHN EARLE WILSON Inconspicuous Flesh- Color Earpiece and Cord Now Available with >/?<?MONO-PAC 7H1S IS ALL YOU 'iA.Vi' TO'WEAR ~ ' " •inp . . . greater comfort! i-built. one-unit hearing Hrllrr l,r A |irrctcii aii]. No battery-pack, *.ire>, ci garniem. ?ec it... iry it! Bcllone, 1610 N. 6th St. Waco, Tex., Phone 2690 Please send booklet on BELTONE ttono-Pac. Please arrange demonstration of BELTONE Mono-Pec. Address- ...... --------- ..... ------Cily £,Slcl3 --------------------- ----- BILLY E'. DAY i TRANSFERRED Pvt. Billy E. Day has been trans- • Mellie Jean Richardson, ferred from Fort Sam Houston to Camp Fannin, Tyler. JIM IVAY WHITTAKER ON OKINAWA . Jim Ivay Whittaker, Seaman, first class, has written home in COMPLETES TRAINING iously ill at Scott and White Hos- | Pvt. John Earle Wilson has com- pital at Temple. * fpleted his basic infantry training Son of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Meg- ;.at Camp Hood, and has been or- ginson, Cpl. Megginson entered the '. dered to report to the University 337th Infantry Regiment, j Army in Oct.1942 and served in the ' of New Jersey for continuance of His wife, Gladys, lives on Route j Air Corps for 2% years at Elling- army specialized training in en- 4, Mexia. justed service rating score of 99. j The 508th, activated at Fort Sam Cpl. Ncland entered the army in j Houston on March 20, 1944, has Ifi.'Sfi, and after coming to Italy, [.served in England, France, Bel- was assigned on March 23, 1944, as a messenger in Company M, : gium, and Germany. Then attached to the First Army, it moved into Germany on March 19. Assignment to the Fifteenth At-.ny came on> April 1. Mrs. Eppes is the former Miss j a j t - nc . ];; letter that he is now KERLEY DE LO VISITS HERE Staff Sgt. Kcrley De Lo, who was married to Miss Lullean Gleghorn of Kilgore in Dallas June 19, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. DeLo at 106 North Bailey Sunday. Sgt. De Lo. who was wounded in Buiopean action January 7, and WILEY J. FLINT, Jr. AT MUNSTER First Lt. Wiley J. Flint, Jr., I has been home for two months, \vilK_ w.rjtes that after a 7-day rest 1 report to a post in Utah on July 1." leave on the Riviera, he is na\v i ULESS FISHER :| stationed in Munster, Germany, ;ON FURLOUGH • _ • '/with the 391st Fighter Squadron. ! Staff Sg't. Uless fisher of 601 ' .°)G6th Group, after having serve:! S.:uth Belknap is reported as hav- ' ing been awarded a merit furlough home ami is now on his way home for reclassification or discharge, ac permitted to tell that he left Hon- j clulv. for Ulithi and Okinawa on RAY ROBBINS j the aircraft carrier on which he BACK IN STATES is serving'. Watching the fueling at Bobbie Ray Robbing, Coxswain, sea > bearing the band concerts, has arrived on the West coast « llr j getting mail are the parts of after serving for two years in the B ),J D ]jf e he likes best, he writes. Pacific in the Navy. He has noli- H-J has been overseas since Fcb- fied his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. ruary, 194S. He is the father of H. Robbins, that he will arrive two children, Don and Evelyn, home sometime in July. f • MILTON REDDING If TRANSFERRED Fvt. P.iilton Redding, son rf Mrs. 3. W. Bolton. 312 Jackson, has written home that he has receiver! a tattle star for participation in FRIDAY 'Eadie Was a Lady" with ANN MlJ.LElt JOE BESSER and I!ALL McLNTYRE and His Orchestra Car! oon . . . News SATURDAY OLSEN & JOHNSON —in— "See My Lawyer" with ALAN CURTIS NOAH BEERY. Jr. C(;niofl.v . . . Serial SUNDAY & MONDAY JtlDY GARLAND ROBERT WALKER "The Clock" Cartoon . . . News FRH7AY & SATURDAY TEX HARDING Dl'B TAYLOR — in — ' "Both Barrels Blazing" Comedy . . . Serial SUNDAY & MONDAY ABBOTT & COSTELLO — in — "Lost in a Harem" Cartoon . . . News many. At the end of the European war, he had flown 10 missions, including escort duty for Patton's Army. He has been cited by his squadron ccmmamler for his superior flying and leadership. overseas since January, lil-15, flying a P-47 Thunderbolt. Lt. Flint was in Belgium for several months and his squadron was cording to the public relations ofr amon K the first to move into Gor- fice of the 3rd Armored '•Spearhead" Division in Europe. He has fought in five European campaigns —in Normandy, northern, France, th» Rhinclund, the Ardennes, and in central Germany. His division was the first armor in Belgium, the first Allied force to take a German town, and the first completely to pierce the Siegfried line. It was also the 3rd which made the longest one-day drive in the history of armored warfare—a 101- mile sweep in 19 hours to encircle the vital Ruhr region and trap more than 374,000 enemy troops. It was during this amazing drive Central Germany a'.-ti ;n with in infantry in the 9th Army. In seV- vire ulnvsl three years, he has been transferred to .an anti-aircraft outfit. ROBERT W. WILLIAMS DISCHARGED Staff S;rl. Rclwrt W. Williams, husband of the former Miss Dorothy V,"iil;in, has been given an honorable discharge from the Army at the A.AF Regional and C:nva- I Icscent Hospital, Fort George He is tho son of Mr. and Mrs. j Wright, Washington, after -18 \Vilev J. Flint of San A-r.tbnin, an:i j months in service. Ten months of the brrther of Mrs. Felix Jackson. Jr., of Mexia. Mrs. Flint, the for- mir Miss Bel-nice Dark, is makin ; her home for the present in Huntsville. that its commander, Major General Maurice Rose, was killed by a j youthful German tank commander. j' j HOLUS EWES iDUE HOME I Staff Sgt. Hollis Eppes, who has j yet to see his 22-months old son ! for the first time, telephoned Friday from San Antonio that he would be allowed to come home in four or five days. He has just returned from the European theatre, where he was an engineer in the RUPTURED.? • ]_> is illusion* a ovcaus* you or* no; gat- ting the proper support and comfort r At* 70 a one oi those unfortunates who COB patiently tried all types oj trusses only to tind little oi no relief, rolling lor the gub «ail order ads, or the so-called out o; town /xperts spending freely youi time and noney onlv to suffer greater disillusionment? Often we search in remote sections of tfce world for relie; only to fina a better ierr- | ice exists m our own community. HARRY VENTERS PROMOTED Master Sgt. Harry Venters, has been stationed 'with the that time was in the Mediterranean theatre wtih the 15th Air Fcrce. He wears the Distinguished Flying- Cross, the Air M»;'als, the European thea".: -f operations ribbon with two campaign stars, •anil the jr: od conduct ribbon. Before entering service, Sgt. Williams was a bookkeeper for Air i the- Goorivoar Tire and Rubber Transp:rt Command at Dallas, helping ferry overseas flights oi Superfortresses, has been traris- •'erred to San Antonio. There h^ received an appointment as flight officer, and is now at Randolph Field taking combat crew training. He is the son of Mrs. John Ven- of Seco, Ky., and husband i-f Ihe former Miss Hazel Archibald of Mexia. He entered service in 1941. Company, Houston. He plans make his home in Mexia. to a Slacker ^ filling ana •landing, combined throi | CHARLES HARRIS , TO GET DISCHARGE I Pfc. Charles Harris of the Siith I Division- arrived Tuesday nijrhl. from Fort Sam Houston ai'u:r bn; j service with the ;-;;Hh Division i overseas. He wears th« Purple Heart and Bronze Star fur hoi 1- j imr a r-pe .across a river so tho ; •sob'iers in his outfit could cros • | •Jurina a concentrated Fhsliins bai'- ' Tomatoes Potatoes Santa Rosa Plums Bing Cherries & Watermeltos^B^..™t:lli Julia Lee Wright's DATED Sunkist Lemons Patapsco Point Free 38-Oz. Jar No. 2 Apple Butter ^^^^•tf.yek Country Home Cream WUI II Style C.G. (20 Points) Can ^^^ \ |9|| JLA ^^BM Meadow Wood Extra D 111,161 Fancy 93 Score (24 Pfs.) Lb. Canterbury Tea B?-23* Pennant Tea" . 8? Me Coffee &(..„.. .......... 2 St. 41 1 Tomato Puree K & B c™" 01 ' 44 Edwards Mb. Rich Robust .................. Jar Blue 16-O Ribbon ................... Jar Admiration FineOuality Town House Grapefruit (10 Pts. Sunny Dawn Tomato (2 cans 10 Pts.). 1-U. Jar No. 2 1 0ft .)...,.. Con -*-°^ A 4 / I I T No. 2 Can Hi-Ho Crackers Rice Fresh £335 Sweetheart D I • Sun Ripe "rune JUICe Point Free D I Highway reaches (8? pohits) Bat. No. 2'/j can B|ue. Rose 1-U Cello Pock Pk9- Select in Cartons Doz. leiion o B=9£* Cleanser .................. Pkf.' 10-Oz. . Pkg, Kindergarten Large Na. 2 A -J e Sweet (30 Points) ............. Can I /T 20 Mule Team., Palmolive £2?. 234 124 3Sc Bars 134 54 104 3 ISi 21c ra^e. He also holds an oak i?».r th.' cluster to the Bronze Star, j ijood crnduct. European, air.l pr; 1 ' Pearl Harbor service ribbons.* .. ,„ , , He is the s:n of Mrs. Ella Harris experience are at rant di»po»al. We tea- .. _ , „-, , j i u- , • i lure the iamous line oi Nan-Skid Spot Pad of Forest Glade and holds 11-1 Trusses, Abdomioa! Supporlej*. Elo»tk , n j_ fa pr.. IT^,.,.,. Pv np"t<; tn r» BI«CM< »tat points, ric. n^nis 10 i..I ceive his discharge from the Army. Kendrick & Horn Drug Co. REUBEN 7 PYE IN ! SAN ANTONIO . i Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Pye and Teddy Powell, above, of New York, popular dance band leader and author of "Boots and Saddles" and other popular songs, has been indicted as a draft dodger by a New York federal grand jury. FBI charges that he bribed John F.' Wilson, New York draft board clerk. Wilson committed suicide last year after being'indicted for bribery', in connection with another draft evasion case. CHERU! White Onions Cucumbers?. s '*nder. . Lb. ISf 7V California APRICOTS Delirious Flavorful Fully Matured POUND Provolon* Loaf (8 Points) Cheese Braunschweiger €tjffellefieA Old Fashioned J?«Bk> 4^01156 (2 Red PoTnU) Lb. tCa^P? Liver Loaf ?S%LI *. 31* Gulf Trout &"• L,, 53* Flounder Stf** :.:...u. S3< gledfish (3 Pis.) Lb. lologna Sliced, Ready to Serve ,on.

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