The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 7, 1956 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 1956
Page 8
Start Free Trial

PAG1-HGRT BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS- TUESDAY, FEBRUARY T, 198« News oi Men In the Service [ Marine Ffo. Charles R. Lutes, •on oj Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lines, Blytheville, has been selected as the most outstanding Marine athlete on Okinawa for 1955. He received the award for his participation in baseball and footr ball during the past year. Lutes played three years ot base- b»H and football at the University of Arkansas and one year of baseball at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif.; took batting honors while playing centerfield on the 1955 Okinawa Cham- team with a .382 mark, tea mwtih a .382 mark. During the football season h_ wa» the fullback for the undefeated regimental-team, played on the Ird Marine Division All-Star team to the Torii Bowl contest in Tokyo on December 17. and was first string for the Okinawa Marine All- Star team that won the imerservice Typhoon Bowl classic on Janu- Train Wreck Termed Accidental James E. Gillespie, seaman apprentice, DSN, son of Mr. and Mrs Earl Glllespie, of Osceols. is serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La which departed from San Diego, Calif., Jan. 5 for a tour of duty in the Far East The Shangri-La was the first carrier to receive a structurally angled deck and steam catapults, new features which provide greater •afety in the handling of aircraft and increase fche ship's capabilities Sgt. First Class Eugene W. Boulton, son of Mrs. Mary L. Boulton, Kennett, is scheduled to! return to the U. S. after serving in Korea with the 8202d Army Unit. Sgt. Boulton. assigned to the unit's Detachment H. has been in th« Par East since September 1954. Army Sgt. First Class Winiford T. Henson, whose wife, Liesel, and mother, Mrs. Minnie V. Henson, live in Senath, is participating in amphibious training with the 25th fiifantry Division in Hawaii. The training, including an actual beach landing from troopships, is designed to familiarize Sgt. Henson with the basic techniques of regimental and battalion size amphibious operations. The sergeant, a member of service battery of the division's 8th Field Artillery Battalion, is a veteran 6( 12 years of Army service. Prt. Doc C. Hasty, M, son of Mrs. Edith O. Hasty, St. Louis, re- oenttr wa« one of 100 paratroopers who Jumped from 12,000 feet above «ea level into a snow-covered, 10,000 foot high drop zone near Fort Carson, Colo. Private Hasty, now taKing four weeks of winter survival and ski trainiog under the fort's Mountain and Cold Weather Training Command, made the jui*.,'.p as part of the Army's winter training "Exercise Lode Star." Private Hasty's wife, Ellen, lives to Kennett. He attended Kennett High School and is a former em- ploye of the Kennett Neon Com- CAURIER PILOT - Qualified as a carrier pilot is Naval Aviation Cadet. Morris W. Lutes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lutes, route 2, Blytheville. Before entering the Naval Aviation Cadet program he graduated from Arkansas State university. Lutes is undergoing instrument flying with the Navy at pensacola. Fla. GETS WINGS — Monday, Feb. 6. is a big day for Pat Smothermon when he gets his jet pilot's wings and his army 2nd Lt. commission at Brian Air Force Base, Brian, Tex. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Smothermon, of Blytheville. After graduation, he will fly B-47's at Orlando, Fla. LOS ANGELES M) — "Accident-* al," a coroner's jury has ruled in the deaths of 30 passengers aboard a train whose engineer said he blacked out just before it crashed. "No person was criminally responsible," the jury of 10 businessmen held yesterday. A doctor reported that the engineer was acting, without conscious volition for perhaps 10 to 30 seconds before approaching the curve." The two-car Santa Fe dlesel turned over at about 70 m.p.h. on a 15 m.p.h. curve last Jan. 22, grinding along on its left sfde, spilling some victims through windows and crushing them. The crash, injured 130. The engineer, Frank B. Parrish, 61, testified he had cancers removed from his hand, and neck last eptember and was off work seven lonths in 1946 with a. recurrence f pulmonary tuberculosis and a erforated duodenal ulcer. He repeated previous assertions hat he "blacked out" just before two-car diesel commute,? rashed a few minutes after leav- ng for San Diego. He said: "I want o one blamed but me." Ur. Marcus tjranan, county jail hysician and a psychiatrist, who xamined Parrish several days af- er the wreck, said in findings submitted to the inquest jury: . . . There is ... no doubt but hat he suffered a withdrawal from eality in which consciousness -was uspended for a sufficient interval o permit the train to hurtle out to he curve too late to gain control lefore it left the tracks." Of the engineer's various ailments in the past 10 years, Dr. Crahan said: "These conditions shortened his life and work expec- ancy, speeding the aging process. This has been reflected in the aging "eatures and the evidence of ;eriosclerosis ..." Engineer Parrish testified, "I think the only mistake Homer Smith, the fireman, and other crew members made was that they had oo much confidence in me." He added: "Outside of the dead and orphans I have caused, I feel most concern for the train crew." AT QUANTICO — Having completed a five-month officer basic course at Quantico, Va., Marine 2nd Lt. James R. Wright has been assigned to the station there. He is the son of Mrs. Ira R. Wright, Osceola. The basis couruse he completed qualities him to command infantry platoons in the Marines and for staff duties. pany. FIRST PHASE — Completing first flying phase on his road to Air Force pilot wings is Melton J. Mooney, son of Mrs. Pansy Higginbotham, of Leachville. He recently graduated from primary pilot training at Hondo Air Force Base, Tex. He is now stationed at Laughlin AFB, Tex., taking jet training. Specialist Second Class' Hal D. Moore, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira C. Moore, Senath, is taking part in the Army's Alaskan "Exercise Moose Horn" in the Big Delta urea, 165 mlies from the Arctic Circle. Specialist Moore is regularly assigned as a track mechanic with the 274th Armored Field Artillery Battalion's service battery in Alaska. He entered the Army in September 1953, and was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., before arriving in Alaska in May 1854. Moore is a 1958 graduate of Senath High School. Family Gives Up Vacation Trip TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. l/Pl— five-week vacation to Mexico wo charged off today by the Cloy Taylor family as virtually a tola loss. Two days after setting out, th family's youngest boy developed chicken pox. He was left with rel atives. In Arizona, every connecting rod in the car burned out and the crank shaft was ruined. So Taylor bough a new car. He had his fishing tackle along Party for Pennies more fun...less work...with electricity BAKE AHEAD! You'll be free the day of the party ... and cake will cut easier, too. Your ELECTRIC MIXER is a handy servant that makes light work of both cake and frosting! f ARTY CAPS tor a. pittance from your ELECTRIC SEWING MACHINE. Fold crepe paper in triangle, stitch one side, fold up cuff and top with a shredded-paper pompon. RAINBOW ICE CREAM —festive fare made right In your ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR. Use food color to tint each tray of ice cream; mix all of the trays together just before serving. COLQRFUl GLOW over everything when you use colored bulbs In your ELECTRIC LAMPS and celling fixtures. Colored light can set a different, mood for every room. Ark-Mo Power Co. Electric Service does so much . . . costs so IIUIc. aut streams were in flood. In Mex- .co temperatures dropped to a frigid U above zero and the family shivered. When he got home Taylor found his camera shutter had been stuck JAYCEE HEAD—Newly elected president of the Junior Chamber of commerce at Caruthersville is Roy Hopwood, Brown Shoe Co. superintendent. (Photo by 2 Inches a* Macon, G». Fresh snows in the Philipsburg, Pa., area during the night measured 6 inches. Do It Yourself LITTLBPIELD, Tex. IJfi — This town gets it streets cleaned with monthly street sweeps. Usually around volunteers participate. Burglar's Loot Proved Hot PENSACOLA, FLa. (fl—"I'd like to report that someone broke into my residence and stole three gallons of moonshine whisky," the mate voice informed the sheriff offices radio operator on the telephone. The operator tried twice to get the caller's name and then' "": "Well listen to me then. Don t you know it's against the law even to have moonshine whisky to your possession You could go directly to Jail If we knew who you were. "Well now," the man replied, U that's the case, I'd iu f ta f soon forget about hung up. the whole thing." H« '.'It's even better than !sweet-mash' bourbon". ! 1 Skies Clearing In the East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rain and sleet which hit wide areas in the eastern half of the country yesterday appeared ended except in the northeast region today. The storm moved northward up to the East Coast and brought heavy rainfall to some areas in Pennsylvania and sections of New England. : Skies cleared in most other parts of the country' although widely scattered showers were reoprted in Arizona and along the northern Pacific Coast. Clear weather prevailed in the southern and central Missiissipp .Valley, the southern and centra: plains, the Great Basin region and along the southern and central Pa- cofic Coast. Rain, sleet and fog slowed travel, both land and air, yesterday from the Atlantic Coast through the Ohio Valley into Indiana and Illinois. Rainfall was moderate to heavy in the South and Mid-Atlantic states. open all the time and there wasn't Showers cooled the 80-degree tem- a single good picture among the $50 worth of color film he had bought. peratures in southern Florida. Rainfall at Tallahassee, Fla., was more than 2 inches, and was around "Even smoother than 'sour-mash' bourbon and only "mellow-mash " bourbon. .. Yellowstone KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 86 AND 90 PROOF ALSO AVAILABLE 100 PROOF BOTTLED-IN-BOND For over 100 years, people have been discovering something "new" in old Kentucky ... a different bourbon, remarkably free of bite. It has the best features of sweet and sour-mash bourbon. It's a step better —mellow-mash, the exclusive Yellowstone way of achieving full-boUrbon flavor with light body. THE ORIGINAL "NO-BITE" BOURBON Distilled and bottled by Yellowitone, Inc., loui.vlll., Kdntucky, Division of Gienmoro Distilleries Company lop Value Today... Top Resale Tomorrow ! ... AND AI.L. TMB8R New Salely-flto Ctasilj! Trend-Sett* Initramnt Panel! Stunning New Stature Stylinj! Flalraway Fewlir Dtsijn! New "Inlatrille Bumper"! FasMon-FM tnltrien! Rocket T-350 Action! Jetaway Hydra-Malic* Smoothness! For 1956, try OUsmnbik! For here's the stay-new Rocket that protects your pocket from now until "trade-in" time . . . and with features lhat forecast the future today! There's stunning Starfire styling on a super-smooth Safety-Ride Chassis ... with tomorrow's touch in the ultra-smart "Intagrille Bumper." There's new luxury in the smartly-tailored, superbly-harmonized interior decor. And, there's a new lift in power ... from an action-packed Rocket T-350 Engine. What's more, only in Oldnmobik in the smoothness of Jetaway Hydra-Malic' yours to command. So, if you have no eye for value, try this Uockel Engine OMsmobile . . . here and now! 'Standard on Ninety-Eight modch; optional al extra cotton Suptr 88 rr.od.tAe. OL-DSIVIOBIL-E __—:—— VISIT TtU "ROCKIT ROOM"... AT YOUR OLDSMOIIU Dl AIM'S I HORNER-WILSON MOTOR COMPANY, 317 E. MAIN Phont 2-2056 -HOUYWOO* ON PARAMI OUH*tO"« MHMNTS TMf STAR-STUODW "ACADWIY AWARM NOMWAf»N»" MOW • PH. II . ON NK-TVI-

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 9,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free