The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1955 · Page 5
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September 22, 1955

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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JAT, Mpmrant H, MN BLITHE V1LLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEW! News of Men In the Servke Ric*i»rd L. Smith, «m of M. H. Bmltfa, Kennett, Is a cook In Battery B ol the 134th AnU-Aireratt Artillery Gun Battalion in Chicago. He entered the Army last December and completed basic training »t Port Bliw, Tex. He wu graduated from Cardwell High School in 1994. Airman Harold L. Clay, 30, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Albert N. Clay, 315 S. 17th, Blytheville', it taking his basic air force training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. • Clay, a native ol Reiser, attended •chool there ,and he wa* employed in Chicago before he entered the service. Karl R. Montgomery, petty officer, USN, son of Mrs. Betty Montgomery, Blytheville, has reported to the Memphis Naval Air Station for shore duty. Montgomery has served on five different warships and has visited 17 different countries. He entered the Navy in 1944 and last May his rating was transferred to the Navy Seabees. Pvt. Johnson Kyles, son of Mrs. Mary E. Kyles, Route 1, Hayti, is a member of the I Corps in Korea. An intensive post-truce training program is supervised by I Corps for the UN units under its control. Private Kyles, a ariVer in Battery A of the corps' 17th Field Artillery Battalion, entered the Army in September 1952 and completed basic training at Camp Chaffee, Ark. He arrived in the Far East in March 1954. Kyles is a 1950 graduate of Hayti Central High School. Pvt. Joe K. George, son of William George, 115 McCollum. Steele, recently was graduated from, the supply records course at the Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, Vs. Private George entered the Army last April and received basic training at Fort Leonard Wood. A 1954 graduate of Steele High School, he was formerly a surveyor for Charles C. Redman, civil engi- ners and surveyors, Kennett. Pvt. John L. Lenti, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lenti, 1400 N. Highway 61. Blytheville. is attending the Airborne School of the llth Airborne Division at Fori Campbell. Kj. Lenti, who took his basic training at Camp Chaffe*. Ark., attended Columbia Military Academy, Columbia. Tenn., before entering the Armr. Private Freeman 1. KMtar, MO o( Mr. and Mrs. L. t. Kecter, Route 1, BlytheviHe, it m Operation Orroaeope vokntew MM! will move wHto fee H» Alrfcone Dt- viiion to Kur*p« In January l»M when the division replaces tin 5th Infantry Division new Aupttwc, Germany. The paratrooper hae been in (tie Army since November 1964. Prior to hie enlistment he attended Ar- «fh Mxx*. lie hM been a member of BM- terr 'A" 4*7* Airborne Felld At- ttttery B»tUUoo <* the llth Airborne Division since July 19H and te assigMd to the Otait'i swver Aimr l«t. Wnoot (. Hampton, whose wife, Cora Mae, live* »t Homcrsville, took part *i pre-game ceremonies at the 10th Annual Armed Forces Benefit Football Game at Soldier's Field, Chicago, •M- N. •ergeant Hampton entered the Army in 1*40. He holds the Purple Heart und Bronae Star Medal. The sergeant, son of O. B. Hampton, 1115 Pruitt St., Kennett, 1» a 19M gr-duate of Kennett High School. to .OH, the Rev. Dr. Stephen Hales, an Englishman, discovered that blood has a pressure, and was first to measure it. XIX GONCALVES, the saflor on guard, let Dibble b? with & murmured greeting. When be real- lized Lynch and I were at hie ibeek he fell back as if be bad seen ghosts. At Lynch's cheery: "Good evening, Goncalves!" the poor man almost dropped his gun. Visions of dressings-down and condign punishment were whirling through his mind . I had a notion that discipline under Carey must be of much the same order as aboard the Bounty [under Captain Bligh. f Then out of the surrounding darkness leapt the moon-like face of Viggo Sand. "Good evening, gentlemen." Lynch talked fast "Good evening, sir," he said briskly and rather loudly. "Mr. Dcane was just saying we must be sure to put in a word for Goncalves here. He carried out his orders. Most correctly. He told us your instructions were that no one was to go ashore. He did not let.us pass. We went by other means. We knew, of course, that those orders did not apply to us. You heard the shots from the fortress just now? They were fired at us from ambush. Misses, happily, all of them. By jsomeone from the ship—" Lynch was a marvel. . . . Here was Reginald Dibble, Sand's own confidential secretary, listening to that outrageous lie. And not interrupting. But what reason, I wondered, had Lynch for thinking that Dibble would not set Sand straight the moment they were alone? Two possibilities occurred to me. The first was that Lynch might guess Dibble would find the truth—that he had tamely handed his gun over and let him bang away with it—embarrassing- ; Sand's reply WM a k»« time j in coming. He was breathing j deeply. **t must admire your I zeal, Bfr. Lynch. B* I do not like you." "Your personal feeling toward me, sir," said Lynch with even more than his usual briskness, "is immaterial- You have employed Mr. Deane and myself to do a job. We propose to do it Preferably, with your help. Now, this bridge game. How long did you play?" Sand's respiration was clearly audible. You could have counted up to 10. "It may be I was mistaken. It may be that you amuse me. I will answer your questions. It was only for a little time. While we were playing the second hand Mr. Souhani complained he bad a most violent pain"—Sand touched his own forehead—"between his eyes., He went to bis cabin. Soon also Herr Braun." **I suppose, sir, you didnl check on them?" "Correct" "A pity. And TOW o-wn movements, Mr. Sand?" "You amuse me very much." Sand's chuckle came again. This time it sounded more genuine. And Viggo Sand walked softly away from us down the deck and disappeared into the darkness. When he was safely out of earshot I beard Dibble let out his breath. It was as if he had been holding it for a long, long time. ''You also, Mr. Lynch." he said in a low voice, "have a taste for Kving dangerously." * * * I WENT in search of Lily Wyndam. I had decided not to mention to Lynch that I bad briefed Lily on almost everything we knew. I was not sure Lynch would approve. Yet I was sure I had been right Or, I hoped so. She wa£ stifl with the same large book in the same large chair in the lounge where I bad last seen her. "When I think," she said, "at \ TODAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE To See THRILLCADE The daredevils for whom danger holds no terror find inferno- like flames and heat one of the greatest threats to their lives as this montage of Aut Swenson THRILLCADE stunts indicate. These are just a few examples of the thrills in store for excitement-seeking spectators when the helldrivers of THRILLCADE appear today at the HE Ark. District Fair. Burning barrier crashes, the treacherous "slide for life", and other perilous feats that tax the courage of even the most hardened stuntmen are included in the THRILLCADE repertoire. Time 8 PM, admission 50c and $1. the million* of gkte who must envy this brilliant life I lead. Do yo« think « I jumped overboard anybody would pay «oy attention to me?* 1 "It would depend of course," I said judiciously, "on where you did it* Til make a note of it On)y in shallow water and on the nicest sort of day." Lily eyed mj gray pullover and mud- stained sneakers, "What bav* you been up to?" With exaggerated furtiveness I made sure there was DO on* within bearing. Then I told her. "You really mean, then, aJl that money may be real?" "It's extremely likely." "And the reason you are telling me all this, Robert," Lily purred seductively, "is that your plan is for you and roe to steal it?" "Certainly not hi the first place, I don't know where it is. In the second place, the doggone stuff weighs two tons.** "Your righteousness is now explained. What then?" "I have an errand for you. Your boy friend Siegfried is pretty well bunged up. I thought out of your womanly tenderness you ought to go and find out how he's getting oo. if he was really whanged on the head as hard as he seemed to be he might even be addled enough to tell you what it's all about" • • * LILY purposefully stood up. ''You'll hang around outside? If that storm trooper so much as lays a hand on me I'll tell some men I know in London to bomb Berlin again." It has been insufficiently remarked in contemporary literature that most modern doors have no keyholes. I found this one hadn't Siggy's cabin had a lock, yes. But it was of the cylindrical type which opened with a thin key. I could neither " see nor hear through it And the door was thick. By plastering my head close against it all I could distinguish were two voices But I knew in the first place Meer and Lily were in :here, I couldnt make out * word they said. (To B« Continued) JUST ARRIVED! NEW-EXCITING SISTER 2-PIECE SAILORS Band Bottom Blouse and Permanent Pleated Skirt! Red Blouse With Navy Skirt or All Navy With Red Bow! SIZES 4to6x SIZES 7 to 12 3 98 Wonder outfit to wear together or as separates. Band bottomed blouse button at sides, has middy bow and braid. Separate permanent pleated skirt attached to bodice top. Crease resistant zeset washable cotton. These will sell fast. So get yours now! This is just one of the many, many new and attractive styles in Girls' Fashions you'll fnd at GRABER'S GRABERS [sjmsnicnoii CBMMTEED i FRIDAY IS "KIDS DAY" At the N.E. Arkansas District FAIR All Students Are Admitted FREE-AII Rides Are 10< except the Ponies and Scooters •Pig Scramble •Contests •Shows Booths EXTRA ATTRACTIO NThe New '56 Ford Will Be Shown tonight for the First Time in the Unit- States By Special Arrangement with the FORD MOTOR COMPANY! • Exhibits PLENTY OF FREE PARKING We Have Plenty of Free Parking Space to Accommodate You! There Are Two Large Areas —the Grove in the Park-a Large Area on Missouri Street Just Outside the Park, So Come Worry-Free! This Sparkling Show Begins September 23rd The tremendous "Stars Over Ice" production is considered one of the finest ice shows on the road this year. Crampacked audiences havt greeted "Stars Over Ice" at all show date* this year. Thirty fine skating: slars with a refrigeration engineering crew to handle the massive 40-foot ice rink, the finest portable unit in the business today, make up the program this season. Starting time 8 p.m. Admission 50c and fl.

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