The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 15, 1956
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1938 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN ONE STEP TO PLANES — In their new Briefing room, flying officers of the 764th Bombardment Squadron are but a step to the ramp where aircraft are parked, giving crew members easy access in an alert. Shown above is Lt. Col. Harold L. Brown, squadron commander, giving his men flying information. Area also serves as a lounge and is equipped to show motion pictures. Fliers Move Into Modern Home The men who actually do the flying have moved into a new operations building at Blytheville Air Force Base. The 764th Bombardment Squadron (Tactical) took over a modern structure which is adjacent to its aircraft hanger. Both buildings provide.easy access to the ramp where the squadron parks its B-57 Night Intruders. The new operations building will house operations, orderly room, intelligence, personnel equipment and supply. It also contains a briefing room capable of Mating the more than 50 officers assigned to tht squadron. Briefing is equipped for showing training movies and' is used as a lounge between briefing nad training sessions. Lt. Col. Harold Brown, squadron commander, has his office in the new building. The 764th was the first tactical squadron to move here from Hill APB, Utah. At present, the 76Sth is in the process of moving in and later this year the 766th tactical squadron will make its home here, completing the move from Hill. Both of these latter squadron's (fill have operations buildings identical to that of the 764th. PERSONAL LOCKERS — Each pilot and observer has his own locier in 764th Bombing Squadron's operations building. Shown above Is Capt. Arthur Eugene Beaird, of Thomaston. Ala., getting his flight gear. ' DRAWING EQUIPMENT — Members, of 764th Bombardment Squadron draw flight gear from airman second class Robert Adams, left, of Kenova, W. Va. They are Capt. Robert Strouse, center, of Long Beach, Calif., and Capt. Edward A. Redler, right, of Mt. Vernon, N. Y. Equipment room Is part of new squadron building. Man Revives Ancient Tongue SEATTLE, Wash. W) — A Seattle diamond merchant spends his spare time trying to reassemble an ancient language which he says might be called the "grandmother of Hebrew." Arthur Lagawier already knows 17 languages. He holds a doctorate In philosophy and a rabbinical degree. When his family was forced by the Nazis to leave Antwerp, Belgium, he managed, to save his collection of 6,000 books. He has been teaching Hebrew literature at the University of Washington and spending much of his time in scholarly study. One of his hobbies is delving into the mysteries of Ugaritic, a language he says was in use probably 2,000 years before Christ. I "If- Is the language from_whlch was developed Phoenician, fore- runner of Hebrew," he says. Tablets bearing the strange writings of the ancient kingdom of Ugarit. In northern Syria, were unearthed in 1928. Lagawier received photostats of them three years ago. Prom the, Inscriptions, he is trying to develop a tTgaritic grammar. The U.Si restaurant business accounts for about 25 per cent of all food sales in the nation. )«I MIIICM milLUM CO., Hit. • fHM. III CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LIST OF WINNERS Betty Vance, 835 Clark L. B. Hargett, 820 S. Lily Mrs, Russell Gunter, 100 E. Cherry E.T. Hubbard, 112 E. Main Wesley Gresham, 2316 Carolyn Wilson's TV & Radio Service IDS w. Mainexpertlwservfceph. 3-4237 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry ft The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come In 1044 Chick HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs Ed Hampton, Jr Funeral services for Mrs. Mandy Armenda Fisher, age 89, were held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at Holland Church of God. The Rev. Mr. Patterson officiated. Born in Flortnce, Ala., she was married to Samuel Henry Fisher. Of their eight children the three surviving ones are Sarn Fisher of Haslett, Mich., Mrs. Maggie Fisher and Mrs. Lily Norrid both of Holland. She is also survived by two sisters and a brother .Mrs. H. S. Johnson and rs. Dave Altom of Lexington, Tenn., and James C. Henderson of West Point, Virginia. German Undertaking Company of^Steele had charge of funeral arrangements and interment was made at Mt. Zion. The Methodist sanctuary will remain open and comfortably heated all day Feb. 17, World Day of Prayer. This church cordially extends an invitation for worshiping. A baby girl named Danita Jean arrived Thursday to Sergeant and Mrs. D. P. Murphy at Blytheville ihickasawba Hospital. The baby weighed seven and a half pounds. The Murpheys, who have two other children Diane and Paul, moved here recently from El Paso, Texas. Sgt. Miirphy is stationed at Blytheville Air Force Base. The guest register at open house of North Side Elementary School presided over by Ernestine Myer and Frankie Mae Cotton, was signed by visitors from Caruftiersvllle, Hayti, Kennett, Blytheville, Bragg City, Steele and Truman, Ark. From thjee until five Sunday afternoon visitors, Negro and white, were invited to inspect the new school lor the Negro elementary grades. Modern to the last detail, this six class room structure was proudly displayed by the five teachers and principal who were on hand to receive and welcome guests. Instructors in the school are principal Billy Booth, graduate of Lane College at Jackson, Tenn., and holds his A.B. degree; Katie Wade, veteran teacher in this area. She has attended mstmtions in Missouri and Arkansas and plans to spend her summer vacation at Lincoln University at Jefferson City, Mo.; Marjorie Johnson of Tuskegee Institute of Alabama; Johana Green, graduate of Lincoln University; Genta Smith, graduate of West Virginia State Collese, West Virginia; and Janet Bland, Arkansas A and M. Presiding at the table where punch and cookies were served were Mrs. Roy Lumpkins and Mrs. James Lesieur. Southeast Missouri's State supervisor Carleton Fulbright was also on hand for the occasion. From El Paso, Texas Sgt. and Mrs. Freddie B. Kelley and baby have spent a fortnight with Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Cannon. They left Saturday for Fort Sheridan, 111., where Sgt. Kelley has been reassigned Expected this week in the G. W. Cannon home is another son Pvt. William L. Kelley from Fort Ord, near Monterey, Calif. He is being transferred to a base in Virginia. After six week vacationing in San Diego, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Byassee and son have arrived home. They were guests in the home of Mr. Byassee's sister Mrs. Max Green and Mr. Green. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Prultt have purchased the former Joe Coleman home which they are now occupying. Included in the Pruitt family are a daughter Dolores, high school senior, and a granddaughter Dianne, grade school student. Pvt, Glen Woodard of Fort Sill, Okla., son of Mrs. Gene Jones and grandson of Mrs. Maggie Fisher, has reenlisted in the U. S. Army, having completed previous voluntary service. He will return shortly to Fort Sill before embarking for duty overseas. Porter Harris was a guest of his daughter Mrs. H. L. Methvin, Attorney Methvin and family of Truman, Ark., last week. He returned Sunday, accompanied by the Meth- | vin family. %£» A'fd Mrs. Sam Kenley have visited with their son Pvt. Billie Clark Kenley who Is hospitalized with pneumonia in a base hospital at Camp Chaffee, Ark. His condition was improved Friday when they left. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Palmer and three daughters of Poplar Bluff were guests Saturday 'and Sunday in the Kenley home. Mrs. Palmer, associated with Hart's Bread Company, was lately transferred from Kennett to the Poplar Bluff branch office. Friends and relatives here for final rites of Mrs. Mandy Armenda Fisher were: Mr. and Mrs. Murray Fisher and family of St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Norrid of St. Louis; Mr. and Mrs. Pat Patrick of Sikeston;' Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Correll and family of Herculean, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Correll and family of Creve Coeur, Mo.;, Doris Correll of Floressant, Mo.; Winiferd Fisher of Hasslett, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Lexington, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Price of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Moore and family of Cedar Grove, Tenn.; Hullen Moore. WiUys Moore and William Moore of Cedar Grove; Bertha Fisher of Sikeston; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Allison of Kewanee; Mrs. Alice Haines of Blytheville; Gardener Norrid, Sr. t and Mrs. Evle Barnes of St. Louis. DYE-SS NEWS B; Mrs J. L. Jacobi are visiting: his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Jess Goodwin. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Blach of Detroit, Mich., spent the weekend here with relatives. They came especially to return his sister, Miss Mary Lou Balch. to her home after a visit in Detroit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nichols of West Memphis spent the weekend here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Williams. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Powell of Dyess and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Po- \veU of Luxora were in Little Rock Sunday visiting their father, E. E Powell. Ray and Clay Jones, who are stationed with the Air Force in Canada, will leave for home Feb. 24. They are sons of Mr. and Mrs. M. P, Jones. George Anderson returned Saturday from Memphis where he had been for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Lonzo Skinner and daughter Carol Ann were business visitors in Keiser Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. .J. W. Wise .and children of Nettleton spent Sunday here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Barnes. Miss Ima Charolette James of Jutieauoro spent lite iVetiiiend ilere with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hardy of Wilson spent Saturday here as gi-.ests of Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Tyler. < Mr. and Mrs. Gene Huddleston of Lepanto were Saturday guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Millard Edrlngtoa and-children of Michigan City, Ind., are here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emery Hall. Cpl. William L Roland, who recently returned from overseas duty in Germany, is spending a 30-day leave, here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Roland, Vernie Rice of^Dyess and Mrs. Bertha Wilson of Lepanto wer» married Feb. 6, in Osceola. They are making their home here at the present time Miss Shirley Martindale returned this past weekend from Memphli where she had been visiting relatives. Reds Hold Japanese TOKYO Ifl — Red China and Russia repatriated 2,214 Japanese in 1955 but many still remain. Ky- odc News Service estimates ther* are 1,064 Japanese serving war crimes sentences in Red China. Another 5.700 civilians still are there. Russia has notified Japan that 1,284 Japanese are serving war crimes sentences but the fate of 11,000 others on -Japan's government lists is unknown. The Rev. and Mrs. Carl Appllng left Monday for Helena to visit theii son, Alton, and daughter, Mrs Pat Burfield. Clyde Lafan of Osceola and Miss Dorothy Dixon of Dyess were guests Saturday of Miss Lorene Black well. Mrs. Gene McVey and son Troy spent several days last week in Memphis with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Marx r in Fuzzell and son of Memphis visited Mr. and Mrs. Coley Johnson Sunday. 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