The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 27, 1954
Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE News oi Men In the Service Returning to Long Beach. Calif., this week aboard the cruiser USS Bremerton after completing six months tour of duty in the Par East is Charles J. Shelton, commissary man 3/c, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Laws of Leachville, Ark. Now at Long Beach, the crew will conduct training exercises. Edmond D. Drane, gunner's tnate seaman, DSN, son of Mrs. ffidna Drane, and husband of Mrs. Juanita Drane of Blytheville. is scheduled to return to Long Beach Calif., in October aboard the light cruiser USS Manchester after a six-month tour o! duty in the Far East. Jerome F. Miller, teleman seaman USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Miiler of Blytheville, Route 3. stationed aboard the fleet oiler USS Navasota, has returned to his ship atfer completing a 12-week course of instruction at the Tele- man school at San Diego, Calif. He entered the Navy in February, 1952, and has served aboard the Navasota since July, 19o2. Cpl. William M. Delong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald H. Delong of Blytheville, serving in Korea with Group 12 of the 1st Marine Aircraft wing, joined fellow members of an attack-bomber squadron in the .construction of a. three-room schoolhouse for the children of a Korean village. Recently assigned to White Sands Proving Grounds, N. M., the principal rocket and guided missile testing center in the U. S., Is Pvt. Shelby L. McAdams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil S. McAdams of Leachville, Route 1. A radio operator with the 9577th Technical Service Unit, he entered the Army last December. Serving recently on the staff of the Seventh Army's fall machine gun schol in Grafenwoehr, Germany, was Sgt. Lon M. Kelley, son of L. 0. Kelley of Blytheville. Regularly a squad leader in the 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion in Europe, he assisted in training more than TOO Seventh Army soldiers in the firing, care, and adjustment of the .50 caliber machine gun. He entered the Army in 1949 and arrived in Europe during Jan. 1951. Pfc. Harvey Ashmore, whose wife, Peggy, and parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ashmore, live in Blytheville, recently spent a seven-day rest leave at Camp Kobe, Japan, from his unit in Korea. He is assigned to the 29th Engineer survey Base Company. Pfc. Charles W. Temples, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Temples of Kennett, Mo., is a member of the 7th Infantry Division's 15th Anti-Aircraft Battalion in Korea. A member of Battery D, he entered the Army in December, 1953 and has been in Korea since May, 1954. Pvt. Joseph R. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Price of Blytheville, recently joined the 9th Dlvlson in Germany. Part of the Seventh Army, the 9th Division is undergoing intensive training in southern Germany. Private Price entered the Army in April, 1954, and completed basic training at Camp Chaffee. SFC William R. Lemons, Jr., whose wife and mother live at Osceola, Route 3, is returning to the U. S. after serving at Taegu, Korea, with the 772nd Military Police Battalion. Entering the Army in 1945, he arrived overseas in June, 1953. and was field first sergeant with Headquarters Company of the battalion. Sgt. Chestine Kenchens, whose IN KOREA — Serving as an aviation ordnance man with the Marine Air Group 33 of the 1st Marine Air Wing in Korea is Sgt. Thomas B. Beatty, son of Mrs. Mittie G. Beatty. of Parsons, Tenn: His wife, Mary, resides with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Belton Shirley in Bassett. He entered the Marines in Dec. 1951. wife, Maggie, and mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Kenchens, live in Leachville, recently participated with the 1st Infantry Division's Medical Battalion in two field training problems in Germany. A supply sergeant in the battalion's clearing company, he arrived overseas in February,, 1953, from Camp Hanford, Wash. He entered the Army in 1943. Pvt. Edgar Thomas, Jr., whose wife, Eddie, lives at Osceola, Route 2, is serving with the' 24th Infantry Division in Korea. Pvt. Thomas, whose parents live at Joiner, Route 1, entered the Army in May, 1953 and completed COMPLETES COURSE—completing on 11-week infantry officers course at Ft. Benning, Ga., is Lt. Billy Wayne McFarland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary McFarland of Blytheville. Lt. McFarland was commissioned upon graduation from the University of Arkansas in June of 1953 and began active duty this summer. basic training at Camp Roberts, Cnlif. William J. Cooper, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Sewell, live in Braggadocio, Mo., was recently promoted to corporal while serving with the 77th Anti-Aircraft Battalion at Ft. MacArthur, Calif. An ammunition loader in the battalion's Battery D, he has been m the Army since Dec.. 1952. PROMOTED — Bobby Joe Tyrone was recently promoted to corporal while serving with the mountain and cold, weather division of Die Army at Colorado Springs, Colo. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tyrone of Sikeston, Mo., he is formerly of Blytheville. He has been in service for 16 months. Pvt Chalres E. Watkins, son of Mr, and Mrs. Willie Alford, of Hayti, Mo., recently arrived in Germany for duty with the 9th Infantry Division. Previously stationed at Ft. Carson, Colo., he is an ordnance ammunition man with the division and entered the Army last, January. TIMES Continued from Page 3 were good enough for her to ride a horse alone, so she rode behind her "big brother." some times crying all the way from the cold. This continut'd until Mary .Belle was nine years old and Mien Mr. and Mrs. Cowan decided to buy a home in town where their children could attend school activities In bad weather without the fear of a horse running away with them after dark and spilling them in a vm;d hole. They bought the home they had always wanted, but it was not for sale until after the death of Martha Day Chambers' mother. Fred Pntteson had charge of the property for Martha Day. Knowing Mrs. Cowan's desire for the property he contacted her immediately and the Cowan's bought- the house and moved into it. Mr. Cowan continued farming however.mull 1936 when it became necessary to rent it out. due to an Injury he received on the farm. Knot Is Tied Aubrey graduated from Osceola High School and attended Hendrix College. In 1934, he and Miss Kathleen Green were married in Marion This was no elopement as most marriages were that took place in Arkansas' Greta Green, but as nil Methodists .thought for years, they hud to have the knot tied by Brother Sewell or it just wasn't tied and he was pastor of the Marlon Church at that time. Aubrey laughed and said Brother Sewell and his wife talked so lonn before he performed the ceremony he and Kathleen came very near backing out, but after celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary on July 12, maybe Brother Sewell was Just testing them to see if they really meant business. After the usual Pea body Hotel honeymoon, Aubrey and Kathleen ciuue buck, home. Aubrey was working as time checker on Uncle Bob Cheshire's boat during the fleet days here at the time of his mar- ri«Kt». In 1940 either he or his father decided on a fanning career. Three years was enough for Aubrey, he came bnck to town and went to work for Osceola Municipal Light Company. New Job Six years ago he took the bookkeeping Job with Osceola Products Company. The old timers still call it "the oil mill." Aubrey worked at the old oil mill in 1928 when "Uncle Doc" Hale was manager and J. S. McCants was bookkeeper. So going back home. Aubrey said, all in all. he has worked at the mill for nine years. Aubrey and Kathleen have a son. "Butch." who will celebrate his 15th birthday on Christinas Day. Aubrey is past master of the Osceola. Masonic Lodge and Kathleen is Dr. Billy Sheddan's girl Friday. I know there are a lot of things Aubrey left out, but knowing his mother and father as I do, it would fill a book to wrile about the happenings that took plnce in those happy 55 years his parents spent together. Cop Picks Horse, But Can't Co//<?ct CRANSTON, R. I. W» — Anthony Two Killed in Phosphorous Blast FT. CARSON. Colo. W>—A truckload of phosphorous left after the filming o( a war movie exploded and killed two men yesterday. A third was Injured critically. Killed In the violent blast were Louis Surktis of Enclono. Calif., and Royal Lowe of Van Nuys, Calif., both about 45 and employed by Wavner Bros. Studio. Paul Zook, of Colorado Springs, was injured. The men had driven the phosphorous, used for battle effects In the Korean War picture "Target Zero," iiway from the main building area to dispense of it. Officials Roy, Trigger Sued for Kicking LOS ANGELES W) — An actress who ,says Hoy Rogers' horse Trigger kicked her has sued the cowboy actor for $186,000. Sirs. Mabel Smayne alleged she suffered head and chest injuries during the filming of a movie scene in 19M. As trial of the suit opened yesterday. Ropers' attorney denied she was badly hurt and said the horse bucked into her. J. MorrelU called a Cranston resident yesterday and placed a $10 bet on a horse rmmiinv tit Suffolk Downs, Mass. The horse. Flying Tuck, won and paid $205.50 on Morrettl's bet — but Morrctti won't collect. He's police Inspector and he phiced lie bet merely to gain evidence against the bookie. Tony Curtis New Universal 'Mayor' UNIVERSAL CITY. Calif, tf) — This legally incorporated township, wholly populated by Universal-International Studios, has elected actor Tony Curtis as its mayor. He beat out Maureen O'Hara by a two-thirds margin of the 2,000 votes cast. i Mamie Van Doren was elected! honorary police chief and Mara , Corday, honorary fire chief. • j Mayor Curtis was quoted as saying: "I'll keep the Dior look off! this lot." London has not been in the path of a total solar eclipse for more than 150 years, nor will its people see one in the 20th century. lontqomet'u ff Q UU WARDS PAY HALF INSTALLATION COST Now, Wards offer to pay one- half of the installation cost of a rebuilt motor for you. At only a few dollars more than an overhaul, buy a Wards Factory Rebuilt Motor — remanufactured from the pan up. Defective parts are junked, others reconditioned —up to 112 new parts used in an average job. Each motor is tested, given new car guarantee, 4000 miles or 90 days. 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Ladies House Shoes — Were 2.98 . . r r 3 97 3" r Mens Suits 5 Only Were 24.98 Now $1700 12 Ladies All Wool Sweaters Only 23 Left Were 2.98 & 3.98 —Now— POPLIN JACKETS Only 17 Left Sizes 10 to 18 Lined-Water Repellent Two Pockets Heavy and Warm each $Q55 Men's Gabardine Pants Sizes 38 to 42 Waist Was 4.98 Now only $099 2 LADIES SUEDE PURSES Only 14 Left Were 1.988, 2.98 NOW ONLY said Snrkns and Lowe were In the ;ruck when It exploded. Zook was about 20 feet away. The cause at the detonation was unknown. Doctors Often Prescribe Ttiis One Active Ingredient TO RELIEVE PAIN OF RHEUMATISM Fast-acting C-2223 contains tedium M!> icylate to speed welcome comfort. Thousands use it when rheumatic, arthritic or muscle pain "acts up" I Price of first bottle buck if not satisfied. Get C-222X NOTICE I have moved my Office into the Broadway Building 211 N. Broadway Or Milton E. Webb Optometrist Box Office , Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. 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