The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 20, 1956
Page 2
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BLTTHIYILLB (ARK.)" COURIER KONDAT, FBBRUART'20, 19M News ol Men In the Service Lt. Cmdr. Phillip O. Hord, of TO* Illinois St.. has been assigned to Nnval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron 7S2 »t Memphis. He is a member of a new patrol squadron, the 10th to be commis- rioned as a Naval Air Resrve Train- in* DWt, at the U.S. Naval Air Station. Marine Pvt. Wallace E. Mitchell, •on of Mr. »nd Mrs. James A. Mitchell, route 4, has reported to th» Naval Torpedo Station at Keyport, Wash. T^r the past 26 months. Mitchell served aboard the attack aircraft carier USS Hornet as a member at the Marine guard detachment. Cpl. Richard O. Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Marton, of 1905 W. Hearn, is one c' 2,500 1st Marine Division Leathernecks participating in "Operation Cowlex," a. v-weelc nold weather landing exercise now in progress in the Aleutian Islands off the coast ot Alaska. PFC Patrick L. Campbell, 18, whose wife,. Alma, Ivies in Joiner, IK a member of the 24th Infantry Division in Korea. . The 24th was the first US, unit to fight in the Korean conflict. Campbell is the son of Gordon Campbell, St. Charles, Mo. He is an honor guard in the division's headquarters company. * Army Specialist Third Class Albert E. Anderson, 22, son of Thomas j Anderson, of Kennett, is a member of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Eiley, Kan. He is a mechanic service company of the division's 18th regiment. Anderson entered the army in 1951. Army 1st Lt. Paul A. Slicer. 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Slicer, of Kennett. is receiving cold weather indoctrination in the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kan. He Is assigned to the 33rd Field Artillery Battalion, entering the Army In May, 1954. Slicer is a 1954 graduate of the university of Missouri. COMPLETES BOOT — Completing his boot training at San Diego is James Posey, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Posey, of Blytheville. His new station is at NATTC school, Norman, Okla. Posey is a Blytheville High School graduate of 1955. He is taking courses in Navy airman fundamentals. PFC George B. Mixon, 19, -whose wife, Stella, lives in Blytheville, is scheduled to leave Germany for the US this month u part of operation Gyroscope, the Army's unit rotation plan. . His unit, the Sth Infantry Divi•ion. will be stationed .at Fort Ord, Calif. Mixon. son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Mixon. is a mail clerk Jn company A of he division's llth regiment. Pvt Bobby O. Hamrick, son of Mrs. Onie Flke«, of Blytheville, is attending a special training course •with the l»t Infantry Regiment at the Marine Corps Base, Camp Leteune, N.C. The four-week course includes all phases of combat training coordinated wittv the training given In boot camp. Graduates will be transfered to permanent duty stations. PFC HersheH W. Gordon, son of Mr and Mrs. Oscar Gordon, of Osceola, te taking part in the Arrays Alaskan "Exercise Moose Horn" in the Big Delta area, 165 miles from the Arctic Circle. Gordon is regularly assigned as a radioman with Company ~F of the 71st Infantry Division's 53rd regiment in Alaska. He entered the Army in September, 1954. and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, 8. C. Army Pvt. Rondal E. Bell, whose wife, Phyllis, and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil E. Bell, live at Kennett, recently arrived in Germany. He is a member of the 2nd Armored Division, now undergoing rigor- out training as part o the 0. S. Seventh Army. Bell is a radio operator with the division's 29th Tank Battalion. Pvt. Odell Allen, son of Andrew Allen, Hayti, recently graduated from the last Engineer Battalion's Drivers school at Port Riley. Knns. He is assigned to the battalion's Company C. Army Pvt. Willie G. Woodward. 19. son of Mrs. Minnie M. Jones, of Steele, recently was assigned to the 602nd Field Artillery Battalion at Fort Sill, Okla. He is an ammunition specialist i and entered the army last Auirust. | Taking part in the Army's Alaskan "Exercise Moo?e Horn" in the Bi<r Delta Area rear the artic cir- cH is Foeciplist Third Clnss Leonard (3. Waynick, 21. He Is the son of James G. Waynick, of Kennett. Wavnict- is regularly assigned as a cook with Company H of the 73rd RECEIVES DIPLOMA — Pvt. Donald E. Hamra, of Senath, receives his diploma upon being graduated with honors from Army Medical Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Hamra is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hamra. He completed the school's dental chair assistant's course. Infantry Division's 53rd Regiment. Army sgt Fred H. Potts, 24, has recently been assigned to the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kans. He is the son of Mrs. Bryan Potts, who lives in Oscola. His wife, Ester, also resides there. Potts was previously assigned to the 64th Field Artillery Battalion in Hawaii. He is now a member of Battery B in the division's Sth Field Artillery Battalion. Pvt. James E. Burcham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Burcham, of Sen- ath,, rtoentJy VH graduated from th« trawiportation school's »l*v»- dorlng course at Fort EustU, Va. He as trained to load and unload cargo and to maintain freight records. * Burcham, 18, attended Senath High School. Serving at the TJ.S. Naval Air Station, Iwakuni, Japan, is Howard E. Finch, chief construction' electrician's mate, construction battalion, USN. Finch, who entered toe service in 1940, is a former Monette resident. Specialist Third Class Bobby E. Cresap, 28, son of Joseph N. Cresap, of Dell, is a member of the 4th infantry Division in Germany. He la an ambulance driver in ambulance company of the division's 4th Medical Company. jo« b. Shands, ol HomersviUe, to helping a 10-year-old girl and the March of Dimes in the fight against polio at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Shnnds' unit, the 520the Engineer Company, recently "adopted" Maude Tomlison, a polio victim from Lawuey. Mo. The company plans to make monthly contributions to help pay for Maude's polio treatments. Shnnds, a truck driver, entered the army in January, 1955. Army Specialist Third Class Travis L. Adair, son of M. L. Adair, of Steele is scheduled to leave Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 20, for six weeks of anti-aircraft artillery firing at Camp Stewart, Ga. His unit, the 90th Antl-Aircraft Artillery Battalion, will practice firing at radio-controlled air targets and then first its annual Army training test. PFC George Wilson, 26, son of Willi* R. Wilson, rout* t, Blythe- vllte, recently took part In a ileW training exercise held by the 4th Infantry Division Germany. Wilson is a member of the division'* 8th Regiment. Army 2nd Lt. Gary L. Wilson, 22, son of Mrs. Bonnie E. Wilson, Caru- thereville, recently arrived at Fort Polk, La,, and i* now a member of the 1st Armored Division. He is a 19S5 graudate of Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, His wife, Marily, is living in DeRidder, La, Specialist Second Class Raymond J. Roesche and Pvt. Glenn E. Dais are scheduled to leave the U.S. for Germany this month as part of Operation Gyroscope, the Army's unit rotation plan.- Roesche, whose wife lone lives on route 1, Blytheville, is a personnel administrative specialist. Davis, son of Paul A. Davis, of Hal March Weds Actress LAS VEGAS, Nev. (* — A brief honeymoon is ahead for quizmaster Hal March of the CBS TV show "The $64,000 Question" and the former Candy Toxton Torme, recently divorced from singer Mel Torme. March, 36, and the former model and movie actress, 3d, were mar-, ried Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Belden Katleman, owners of the El Rancho Vegas. Hotel. District Judge Frank McNamee officiated. . , Bob Sweeney, March's former Senath, is a senior rifleman. Both are members of the llth Airborne Division, .now stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. The unit is replacing the 5th Infantry Division in Europe, • ' comedy partner, was best mm. Sweeney's wife Beverly was matron of honor. NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the Annual School Election for the year 195B will be held in Mississippi County District No. 55 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on Satur- dav, March 17th, for the purpose of'electing school directors, voting on school taxes and on such other measures as may properly be submitted at said election. The polls will open at 8:00 A.M. and close at 6:30 P.M. at the following places: Bonds Store. GIVEN THIS 17th DAY OP February, 1956. SIGNED: H. T. BONDS, President. BRYAN BONDS, Secretary. 2/20-17-3/5 NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the Annual School Election for the year 1956 will be held In Brlnkley District No. 52 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on Saturday, March 17th, for the purpose of electing school directors, voting on school taxes and on such other measures as may properly be submitted at said election. The polls will open at 8:00 A.M. and close at 6:30 P.M. »t the 1 following places: Homers Grocery Store. . . GIVEN THIS 18th DAY Of February, 1956. SIGNED: LEWIS BAXJGHER, President. BOYCE GRANT, Secretary. a/ao-27-s/t Read Courier News Classified Ads. ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2015 Paint Closeout Many Types And Colors i Price Hubbard Hardware Master Mix Feed 16% Dairy Feed $4.05 cwt Beef Concentrate 4.63 cwt Pig & Sow Concentrate 4.94 r.wt 35% Hog Concentrate.. 4.98 cwt Pig Wormer 5.14 Chick Slarter 5.01 wt Chick Grower 4. 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