The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1955 · Page 6
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September 21, 1955

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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fAOttIT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWi WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER «, 1»5I News of Men In the Service •gt. TtamukB L. McCord, whosi wilt, LoU, live* in Sennth, recently was graduated from The Armored School's advanced non-com- missionecf officer course at Fort Knox, Ky, Tbt course Included technical employment of & tank crew and command-of a squad in all phases of armored operations. Sergeant McCord is a platoon leader in Company C of the 704th Tank Battalion. He entered She Army in May 1953 and completed basic training at Fort Knox. Specialist 3rd Class George Riddle, son of Mrs. Elsie P. Riddle, Blytheville, and husband of Danie Riddle, 406 Union Ave., Osceola, is scheduled to leave Germany this month for the United States. His transfer is part of Operation Gyro- scop*, the Army's new rotation plan. Riddle's unit, the First. Infantry Division, will be stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., when it arrives in this country. ' A field artillery mechanic, Riddl* entered the Army in April, 1953, and arrived in Europe six months later. Pfo. Shirley L. Turner, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Turner, 418 Chicasawba St., Blytheville, recently took part in battalion train- Ing tests held by the 25th Infanrty Division on the island of Hawaii. The island k about 300 miles ft-om the unit'» home station at Schofield Barracks on Oahu. Turner, a rifleman in Company K of the division's 35th Regiment, entered the Army in October 1954 »nd took his basic training at Fort Jackson, S. C. MOTHER BEAMS — Mrs. Richard M. Fletcher smiles as she pins the Navy wings on her son, Lt. (j.g.) Richard M. Fletcher, 537 W. Hsle, Osceola. Lt. Fletcher was graduated last month as a Naval Aviator at Kingsville, Tex. He is now stationed at the Naval Air Station, Miramar, Calif. IN TRAINING — William P. Brooks, 18, son of Mrs. Virginia Matthews, Frenchman's Bayou, Is another Mississippi County youth who is completing his, basic training at "The Gateway to the Air Force," Lackland APB, Tex. "~™^S?3(Jj TYRONZA AIRMAN — Richard Dale Sulcer, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Sulcer, Rout* 1, Tyronza, Is among several men from this area who are completing their Air Force training at Lackland AFB, Tex. IN TEXAS — Joel M. Cooper, 17, son of Ora Nell Cooper, Route 1, Blytheville, is one of seven local men pictured on this page who are completing 1 , their basic Air Force training at Lackland AFB, Texas. First Lt, Thomas L. Stanford, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Stanford. Luxora. has been assigned to the ROTC General Military Science unit of St. Lawrence University, Canton. N. Y. Stanford, a native of Tulsa, Okla. ( was graduated from the University of' Arkansas in 1953, where he was a distinguished military graduate and a member of the rifle team. He entered the Army In March,,, is about 20Q mi i es i rom the unit - s Purp i e Heart 1953, and was promoted to his pres-[ home station afc Schofi6l d Barracks ent rank one year ago. He recently | on Oanu completed 16 months service in I ON GUAM — Seaman Melvyn Douglas Huehes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Z. M. Hughes, 128 Ward St., Blytheville. He is stationed .on Guam and in four months will leave for Japan. He is in cargo handling division and took basic training at San Diego, Calif. AT AMARILLO — Franklin D. Green, Airman 3rd Class, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Green, 321 Bellvue St., Steele, recently arrived at Amarillo Air Force Base for duty as a jet mechanic. Green, who entered the Air Force last March, attended Steele HJgrh School and took his basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. IN AIR FORCE — Russell M. Brock. 20. son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Brock, Apt. 360, Chlckasaw Courts, B^theville, is completing his basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. DELL AIRMAN — Austin G. Moody,. IS son 01 Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Moody; Sr., Dell, is completing his basic Air Force training at Lackland AFB, Tex, AT LACKLAND — James L. Hubbard, 18, son of Mrs. Zella Hubbard. Route 3, Blytheville, is completing his basic Air Force training at Lackland AFB, Tex. YAZOO MOWERS CAN'T BE BEAT FOR VALUE! QUALITY! ECONOMY! ./ YAZOO MASTER! Ill irhtili ilidt (ititr! Hm ktlttr w«i|M Jlitrlkutlm fir iriitir utity! C«»fHt« <)>•» t«r MnttM AV-10-1.I W Utt*. ROTARY YAZOO SPECIAL! Ecinomr . . . duukillty . • . tiiy (undllnf! Sturdily kullt fir jinn if Inn HrfrM **rv- it*. KOTAHY MOOH VS-10.4-1.0 hp, j 4-ty<l« •nglrw; 10" U.*«. THERE'S A YAZOO POWER MOWER CDCC *M9.95 iKtt YAZOO MOWER This $149.95 Vazoo Power Mower equipped with 2!/i H.P. "Clinton" Engine will be given absolutely FREE to the holder of a lucky number at our Booth at the Fairground, Saturday night, September 24th., at 8:00 P.M. See this Mower on Display. Be sure and register between September 20th. and 24th. If you are not present at drawing, you will be notified by phone or letter. This S149.95 Mower is being given in appreciation of the Yazoo Dealers throughout Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment tTJLiUOIf it mm laxintr driij cvuatct C. G SMITH PRODUCT! CO Sgt. Rose, first sergeant. In Head- j quarters Company of the 35th Regi- | ed the Bronze Star Medal and the Korea. Pvt. George P. Wright, 21, son of j "^nt's. 1st Battalion, entered the Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wright, Dell, is j Army m 1942 and has be ™ awiKl- receiving basic training at Fort' Knox, Ky., as a member of the 3d Armored Division. The "Spearhead" division, formerly a training unit at the Armored Center, recently was reorganized Into a combat-ready unit. Pvt. Wright, entered the Army in August, 1952. GUEST HOUSE The Blair House, in Washington D. C., is used by the State De partment as a guest house for distinguished visitors from foreign countries. Army Specialist Second Class Benny R. James, 21, whose wife, Barbara, lives on Route 2, Leach- vllle. recently'completed a week ot special training at Fort Crockett, Tex. Highlighting the training schedule was a tactical road march through civilian areas. Unite ol the 1st Armored Division, regularly stationed at Fort Hood, use Fort Crockett, as a summer train- Ing area. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Logan L. James. Route 1. Newark, is a fire direction control speclnlisi in Battery A of the 1st Armored Division's 27ih Armored Field Artillery BaUnlion. In the Army since 1952. he is a veteran of service in Korea. Specialist Third Class Jimmle Kramer. 23. son of Mrs. Eual Kramer, Senaih. is a member of the V Corps' 826th Tank Battalion in Wurzburg, Germany. Specialist Kramer, a cook in Company A. entered the Army in April 1952 and completed basic training at Fort Riley, Kan. PVT. George B. Mixon. 18. whose wife. Stella, lives at 1129 Willow St., BIythevilie. is a member of the 5th Infantry Division in Germany. Realistic fie'd problems and maneuvers form part of an intensive training program conducted by the "Red Diamond" division in southern Germany as part of the Seventh Army. Private Mixon, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mixon, 617 Howard St.. is a radio npcrfiior in Company A of the division's llth Regiment. He cr.iered the Army last October and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S. C. Army M Set. James B. Rose, son of Mrs. Bettie Rose, Hornersville, recent'y took part in battalion training tens held by the 25th Infantry Division on the island of Hawaii. The two-da.. 1 test w.;s divided into three phases — defense, night withdrawal and attack. The islsnd PRESCRIPTIONS Filled by Registered Pharmacists at all times Phone 2-2024 Accuracy and Dependability Art Always Yours. Prompt Delivery Service OWENS REXALL DRUG STORE SAVE 3 CENTS PER DOLLAR-and MORE- EVERYDAY! Safeway's policy of keeping everyday grocery prices at least 3% below shelf prices at trading stamp stores means you can make cash savings every day at Safeway.- Remember, you get these savings in cash, nol in troublesome stamps. And Safeway's weekly specials add further savings. This Ad Effective Thursday, September 22 Shaster Pure Apple Butter": 27 C Airway Mild and Mellow Coffee s, 67 C Beverly Rich Smooth P'nui Butter • 54 C Jello Assorted Desserts 3.£24 C Jell-Well Assorted Desserts 3^19° Soft as Old Linen Scot Tissue - 12 C Currlfe—Many Household Uses Wax Paper is 25 C Sunny Hills ... a favorite Popcorn c 17 C DON'T FORGET! Safeway will mee( (he lowest advertised price of every competitor —item by Hem—day by day in Blytheville. Quality considered. There will be 1,300,000 BARRELS ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION OF IDEAL CEMENT ANNUALLY AT THE ARKANSAS PLANT by August, 1956 NEW PLANT IQUIPMINT Engineering for Ideal's Arkansas plant construction program is being done by Altis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company. Orders have been placed for a new 12'x450' kiln, two 11'x32' ) grinding mills each requiring a 2,000 h.p. motor to operate, plus necessary auxiliary equipment. Engineering should be completed by the end of the year, and construction will start in February. Additional Sferag* Fatilitlt* Additional storage facilities in the amount of 152,000 barrels art being constructed. This practically doubles present storage capacity at th« Arkansas plant. An Investment of Over $6,000/000 In addition to Ideal's investment in the existing plan*, new equipment ond new construction will require over $6,000,000 according to preterit schedules. Mere Cement By Avgwit, 19M Production from the new kiln at the Arkansas plant should become available early in August of 1.956. It will increase the production of the Arkansas plant from the present 1,300,000 barrels to 2,600,000 barrels annually. When this additional cement becomes available, there should be enough cement to take care of all construction needs In the plant area for the foreseeable future. IDEAL CEMENT COMPANY ARKANSAS PIVIIION n, Coait to Cootf and Iprdtr »• (aro'tr I-PE-4

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