The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1944 · Page 3
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SATURDAY, JULY 29, 19<M Missourian, 89, Takes Bride, 70 Lilbourn Residents jiGet Marriage License *At Courthouse Here That, Dan Cupid is no respecter of age would seem lo Iw indicated by the sale at one mnrringe license iU thc local oflice of Ihe Mississippi Coiinly Court Clerk this week, when 'I'. P. Harris and Mrs. Lena Ellis, bolli of Lilbourn, Mo., came in to buy their license. For Mr. Harris Is 89, and his bride is 70. With a sly twinkle in his eye the bridegroom lold amazed courthouse employees tlml they had to slip off lo get married, but tills was disproved by Ihe pri'scnce of several friends o[ Ihe couple who came will) them and were witnesses at Ihe simple ceremony performed In Ihe office by Justice of thc Ponce D. 1J. Akin. Other mnrringe licenses were sold ilm-int; Ihe pasl eight days lo Lawrence- Allen mid Miss Lucille Long, both of Cape Gmudeau, Mo.; J. 15 Thurtium Jr., of Elliridgc, Tenn., anil Miss lina Jane Phillips oi Newborn, Tenn.; Elvis H, Wilkcrson am! Miss Ivadell Johnson, bolh of St Louis; V. Leon Wilson anil Miss Rosa Lee Butler, both of Eldorado 111., Norman M. Slonc of Blylheville and Miss Dorothy J. Gill of Dell Marvin Blankenship and Miss Rachel Wagner, both of at. Louis; Mil- Irern L. Hooper of liocbe, Ark., and I -. • Miss Eugene Bryant nf Chic, Tenn.; i w '»6s of a flight officer. BLYTlIEVJtLLB .(ARK.)] COURIER Lure Of Flying Too Strong, Gold Miner Begins New Career Bolivar Smith McDougnl, n civil- Ian pilot of Class <!•!-<! at Uic ISAAF 1 , traded a gold mine In Alaska for (lie rackiill of a plane. That was back In 1041, and McDougal, a mining engineer, was helping his uncle at the Fern Mine near Wiisilla, Alaska. "I'd like to open up some new mines," his uncle growled one day. ' But it'tt lake mi airplane to gel to some of these goldflclds." "Say, dial's an idea!" exclaimed McDougal. "I'll learn lo fly, Ihcn you can build us a lundliM; strip and we can gel our own plane." Forthwith, i, c bey;,,, inking flying lessons from an ex-Army Air Force Officer lurncd geologist, and in 1939 got his license. "Well, let's gel started on that landing slriji," urged his uncle. "There's no limit lo the number of mines we can open now." open 'em," suggested Mc- "1'i'C decided (u be a /Her." Anil, leaving his flabbergasted relative to his gold mines, McDougal was off on his new career. He received his private license in lOtO, and his commercial license In low. Then, hc took a job as an aero engineer at a plant at Lambert, Field, Mo. Bui that wasn't so good. The plant, was located close to the hunting strip and every day Ihe phincs soared overhead. II was loo much. McDougal quit his job anrl started work as H flying instructor for th c Army in 1-42. Now, in a mailer of weeks he will receive his appointment Owen Thomas Davis and Miss Kalh- erinc Lillian March, bo 111 of East St. Louis, III.; William Thoma? Johnson and Miss Claudine Hntley, both of Porlagcvjlle, Mo.; Howard Jones and Miss Leomi Agent, both of East Prairie, Mo.; Clarence H. Schlinilwein and Mrs. Hazel Hawkins, both of St. Louis. Henry Grace of Portland, Maine, W«V ,VIrs. Maysill Hawkins of Bly- ^ivills; John Thomas Martin and Mrs. Luvena Boardman, both of Sikeston, Mo.; Sam Miller of Columbus, Ky., and Mrs. Mollie Branch of Dyersburg, Tcnn.; Horace M. Gridlcy of Henrietta, N. Y, and Miss Alile.ine M. Egan of Oneida, N. Y.; Herbert Wayne Mathis and Miss Bessie Toler Martin, both of Anna, III.; Harry V. Gwallncy and Miss Don's Murdock, both of Sikes- lon. Mo. Luther Southard and Miss Lalla Vce Woods, both of Herinondale, Mo.; Burnie Hollnndsworth and Miss Dorothy Hollingsworlh, both of Ridgely, Tcnn.; Joseph L. Glasbund of Los Angeles, Calif., and Miss Dorothy Dewey of Pleasimtville, N. Y.; John Charles Blankenship Jr., and Miss Mary Virginia Nellc, both of St. Louis; Ira Lee Smith and Miss Vera Miller, bolh oi Herrin, III.; James Bary Butler and Miss Men Lou Carr, both ot Charleston, Mo. Walter Clyde Young anrt Miss Mary Eltaibclh Wln'llock! both of Eldorado, 111.; Thomas Ray Roberts and Mrs. Chapel n. Smith, toth of Cape Girarci"-'.!, Mo.; William H Mnthcny anil Mrs. Lillian T. Din- ncll, both of Carullicrsville, Mo,; Clarence William Fuller of -Newborn, Tenn., and Miss Clara Ro, Brandon of Dyersburg, Tcnn.; .1)1 Dixon O'Nan nf SUirgis, Ky., and Miss Mary Esther Boyd of Springfield, III.; Hugh C. Parish and Miss Virginia Lorctta Duncan, bolh ot Blythevl'ile, Ark. Roy Belt of St. Louis, and Miss Bculali Chowning of Blodgctl. Mo.; Rlcliarrl Rutland of Ciirmi, III., and Mrs. Anna I.eora Cash of Hammond. III.; Clay Grotty and Miss Ruth Waughan, both of St. Louis: John Ruben Jackson of Leachville, Ark., and Miss Hartred Jewell Cox of Manila. Ark.; John li. Gasped and Miss Marcella E. Stindcrbeck. both of SI. I/mis; Z. T. Zaricor and Miss Irene Nelson, both of BlythcviHc; Calvin liall and Miss Wlllcnc Mullins, both of Portagevillc, Mo.; Herbert Smith and Miss Elsa Thcnia Grabow, both of Philadelphia. 1'a. Norbert R. Shiilcr ot Oionaco, Minn.; and Miss Doris Haven of Zumbrata, Minn.: Norman D. Nicholas of Dccring, Mo., and Miss Dorothy Minerva Mulling of Hayti, Mo.; Roger M. Lcgault of . Daniclson. Conn., and Miss Eula Marie Edwards of Blylheville; William T. i ami Miss Doris Nell lyir.k- --„„.. both of Blylheville; J. Wilson Henry and Miss Carolyn Haley, want," says Mc' "Thai's what I Dougal, "f guess flying is "in my blood. However, when the war is over t'm going to buy a plane «"il return to Alaska. There are wonderful opportunities llicre, particu- larlv for a gold miner who has wings." Oklahoma cannot meet ils own demands in rniil and vegetable rowing. troth of Blylheville; Alvln Floyd Houseman of Clinffcc, Mo., and Ml'ss Mary Edna Boone of Oran. Mo • Lyle Pink and Miss Nova Wheeler both of Clinton, 111.; Sam Bruce Lee and Miss Mar.v Nelle Field, both of Pans, Tcnn; Francis F. King and Miss Ida Lee Carr, both of Hickman, Ky. Court Awards Of Children To Mothc Custody of five minor children was awarded to the mother, Mrs. Myrtle Davis, In the divorce decree from Hoy Davis In chancery Sourt tliis week. Tlie decree specified Unit thc custody O j the children would remain with Mis. Davis until further action of the court. Two oilier divorces were granted Ihis week to J. L. Huff vs. Nellie Huff on the grounds of willful desertion, and Mary Louise Slmn-- horn vs. George H. Slrawhorn on Ihe grounds ol general Indignities. A suit for annulment was filed in Chancery Court for Mary Louise Lowery by Robert bowery, from Lorcn William lloke, alias Oils H. Stephen. Filing suils for divorce were Lilly Mae Nelson vs. Alvln G. Nelson; Mildred Kid ( | vs. William H. Ktdtl anil Olive Webb vs Ercell N Webb. Betty Slip Spntaro vs. Phillip T. Spataro; lieiio Karon vs. Edward Knron; lla/cl Jackson Waters vs. Cecil Waters; Ivy Lee Robiusmi vs. Harvey E. Robinson, and Helen Ruth uainelt vs. James Durncll. At the Hoipitals Walls Hospital Artmlllcd— Nathan Wade, diy. Mrs. Orvllle Archer, Holland, Mo Katie Mae llarnctl, city. Dismissed— Dobbl,. jean Rogers, Cjiruihcrs- ville, Mo. Charles Gurnow. city. Barbara Ann Gurnow, city. Mrs. c. II. nyni, steolc, Mo I'.l.vlhcviJic Hospital Admitted — Horn to Mr. and Mrs. Jacl Chainblin, city, a son yesterday. Dismissed— Mis. Robert Jackson, Cooler, Mo. Junior Elder. Reiser. Admitted— Mrs. S. G. Dottd, curulhcrs- vcille, Mo. Mrs. Leo Schrelck, Osccola Alcmphi.s- aicflniilist Hosiiilal Admilteit— Anne Laura Flashier, Osccolu. Seek Youths For Merchant Ships Recruits 16 and 17'/2 Years Old Acceptable Wifh Parents Consent ST. 1.OU1S, July as.—All IntTCas- ng number of young awn between l(i and IT.i years of ai;i: is urgent- y needed by Uic U. H. Maritime Service in SI, Louis if USMS ijiin- 'as toi 1 (his iirra ure to be met, .Variant Officer Ci. 11. Kdwards, rnrollini; ofllivr, revealed (his week. 'Never before have lliu youth of Ills country been culled on lo .serve their country, hut (heir country needs them now In (he Merchant Marine," Kdwimls stated. "Thai oui country has vital need of young men is a tribute lo our youth. "The Marl- lime Service, ollerlng world-wide travel and sea adventure, 1ms tho pcrfccl solution for young men restless and eager lo gel into uniform,' he added. Over 1.000 men between l(j nut' 17 1-li and between «i and T>0 niusl lx> icciitKed In (Ills area for Mai'l- ! Service training. Pan-ills consent Is required of minors. The same training mid assignments aboart Bake Better Pastries With Shibley's Best Flour.., This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! A Series of GOSPEL MEETINGS 1'' ^ 1 - Going .UK»kt ' nerchaul ships given older men Is IllVi'J) ll>iinil 17. year olds. The II K Marlllmi' Service enrolling uiilco for Ills tt'Hloii Is Im-iUeil in the old ro.s( Ofllce, St. Uiuls, Mo. All~Military Musical Show Planned Here nsllMK* for n ne«-, all-mllllavy sli'ul icvi,,, („ U( , . slll| , ( ,,| „, ,1,;. Hfcmillon Ifull at the lllylhevllle Army Air Mold early In Anjuisl ' almost eomiilcle, Pn-. ,| ( ,,> Mon-senat, presidenl «f |ln> local actors' dull, nimonnced luiluy. eriil. Jimmy C/'iiliunlgru has wrltU'ii tltu iniislu and lyrics lor Hie revue, wlillu Toi'li. Hun;(. Al I'dskouka, leader of llw (,j)i||ri iirt'hi'sU'u. has been In cliarnr of the nuiiiiclni;. Among tluxsn to be feniuied mi> C'orp, hVi'ivll Gunn, vocalist, and I'fc. Wllllniu. Vltt mill jimmy Unitary, who do a comedy skii. 'Hie entire, production will be Itiiarlics, liuls mid nllco ellml- iialccl. Contracl m-rvlrn In pest i-ondul. Bidillc Exterminators I'Yeo 115 B. Third I'liunn 27M ALTERATIONS! Come to Hudson's for alterations of all kinds, Wo have three export seamstresses on duty at all times. HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier •ml under Hi,. dlrcdJon of Ueul Klclmrd N. Smith yl the Hpcelaj Read courier News VVniil Ada. PAGE THREK' •, An nctlic iriulrrel was found''lo lime ti heait aitlou of 350 beats per mlmu«,.:and n hlbermUltTg erontid wiulrici only 17^ beats. ' FARM AO/ LOANS 4% Present Loans Refinanced. Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 Kach Evening al 8:30 If j CHURCH of CHRIST E. R. HARPER I.ittlc Rock, Ark. Evangelist Main & Division Sis. C. E. McCORD Corning, Ark. Song Director Come and Spend a Pleasant and Profitable Evening COOLED AUDITORIUM Vacaiion's Over Half Over Gel Their School Clothes Ready How about if, Mother? Are Junior's school suits clean? Are daughter's skirts clean and neatly pressed? Are fall coats ready for first chill winds encountering them on the way to morning classes? Bring their clothes in now—be ready! FOR BETTER LAUNDRY PHONE 418 FOR BETTKK DRY CLEANING STEAM old flag and everything if stands for ... When America will again have won a victory over Hie forces of darkness and Slavery. But let's don't start thc celebration yet. Our military leaders have told us that the final smashing of fhc Axis will be a dangerous and bloody job. . . And they've fold us Right now it's up to each of us to bear down on thc job as never before ... To keep on buying bonds and backing the invasion until the victory is ours. Let's do just that. . . Then we'll feel we have more right to cheer when the time comes. This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effort AyJ Arkansas Grocer Co. L. K. Ashcraft Co, Joe Atkins Machine Shop L. H. Autry, Burdette A, S. Barboro & Co. Barksdale Mfg. Co. Blytheville Water Co, TIi c Crafton Co. Delta Implements, Inc. Loy Eich Chevrolet C». Gay & Billings, Inc. Guard's Jewelry & Optical Store Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaway Appliance C». Herrick'i Jewelry Hubbard Furniture Co. Huddleston & Ct. Jiedel's Langston-Wroten Co. Charles S. Lemonj ~* Planters Hardware Co., Inc. The New York Store Pat O'Bryant Palace Cafe ; J. C. Penney Co. Phillips Motor Co, Robinson Drug Co. I. Rosenthal, Inc. Tom W. Jackson Rustic Inn A. G. Shibley Wholesale Groceri C. G. Smith Floyd A. White •""';' .'.:. : ! Zellner's Slipper Shop :..'• ' V ~ WAI uyim MM

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