The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1956 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVTLL1 (ARK.) COURIER NEW! TRTMDAT, MARCH 1,19M HOLLAND NEWS By Mn. E4 Bam»t«. it Cgt. snd Mn. Llndy Thompson imd daughter Linda of Chicago h»v« Tistted Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Martin here, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Schraeder of Steele and relatives In Arkansas and Tennessee. They were enrout* to Mead Air Force Base In Temple, Tex., where Sgt. Thompson has lately been transferred. Surgery for adhesions was performed on Mrs. Bill Sherwood recently at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. She came home Wednesday, having spent several days with Mr, and Mrs. Price Tatem in Memphis following her operation. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Sunday were Mrs. Lessie Richard ar.d son Jimmie of Hayti. Mrs. Sam Kenley was an overnight guest of her son, Roy Palmer, Mrs. Palmer and family Tuesday at Poplar Bluff. Accompanied by her little granddaughter, Dianne Palmer, she drove to Columbia next day to visit Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Kenley where she re- until Ule iu Uie weeh. Arriving Monday lor two weeks with his wife and baby and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenley, Pvt. Billy Kenley is on furlough from Camp Chaffee. Other guests during the week-end of Mr. and Mrs. Kenley Were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cohoon and son William and Mr. and Mrs. Norville Bayns and daughter Becky of St. Louis. Mrs. Bayns will be remembered as Dora Cohodn. Airman 1/c Melledean Barnes arrived at Maiden Air Force Base last week for a short duty visit. She is the daughter of Mrs. Lois Hensley here and a graduate of the local school. Miss Barnes is flight stewardess on the personal plane of Major General Roy H. Lynn, commander «f the Western Air Defense .Force at Hamilton AFB in Hamilton, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Board Stivers were tailed to Memphis Thursday where Mrs. Silvers' sister, Mrs. Fannie Jones of Dyer, Tenn.,. was a sur. gerjr patient at Baptist Hospital Mrs Jones' condition is good. From Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, Monda Duvall accompanied Steele student* Robert Burdine and Jack Goodman home for * week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mr*. John Duvall. Vacationing in Old Mexico sev- «r»] days last week were Hoyt Hester, Edward Smith, Charles Pritchard and Marvin Childers. The four- «om« made their trip by o»r, returning tarly this week. Visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Donald Long the past week wu the latwr's sister, Mrs. Don Hays, of Richmond, 3nd. Thursday Uie Longs and their guest were joined at supper by Mrs. Ralph Ottinger and Mrs. J. I. Cunningham of Haytt Week-end guest* of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Childers were Mrs. Cecil Mae Little and daughter June, recently of Sikeston Mr. and Mrs. William Wilson and family of Memphis came Saturday to visit Mri. Wilson's mother in Steele and Mrs. Flossie Wilson. They were all overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Casey in Ken nett. Mrs. Wilson accompanied her son and family home for an ex- tendtd visit. Having spent a week or so with her daughter, Mrs, Ira Zahner, Mr. Zahner and Edwin of Portageville, Mrs. Florence Workman Is home. Week-end visiting with their par- •nts, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lester, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Cohoon, Mrs. .Chester Brown, and Mrs. Freddie Collins, Jim Lester, John Cohoon, Harry Brown and Kenneth Collins left again Sunday for Gary, Ind., where they are employed. Col. Peter W. Scott has left for Washongton, D. C., where he will assume duties as member of the Army Council of Review Boards, Office of the Secretary of the Army, at the Pentagon. Col. Scott spent several days here with his sister, Mrs. Voris Workman, and other relations after having spent a year ia Saigon. Sunday visiting in New Madrid, Mr and Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr., »nd daughter Toni Hose and Bren- da Raines were guests of Ed Hampton ,Sr., Mr. and Mr». James Hampton and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hampton. From El Paso, Texas Tod Hampton and son were makin" '"'"'^s among relations in New Madrid. •• Florida ..jidents, Mr. and Mrs. Veto Harris of Bowling Green rr.ade a three-day visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Harris, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.- After several weeks with Col. and Mrs. Munce Pigue in Kansas City. Mrs. A. W. Phillips returned Friday with her two small grandsons, Mike and Phil Plgue. They will be Joined by their parents this week Who will remain a fortnight with Mrs. Phillips. The Pigue family plans to leave later this month for Fairbanks Alaska where Col. Pigue expects to remain three years. Mrs. Alma Chitwood and Mrs. Lois Barnett of Blytheville were guests in the home of Mrs. Fannie Rav and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Miller! Man, a Leap Year Baby, Observes 21st Birthday at Ripe Old Age of 84 FLORENCE, Ariz, (ft— Old Tom Marks Is one of those fairly uncommon fellowi who have to wait four years between birthdays. But being born on Leap Year Day is hardly the most uncommon thing about Tom, who yesterday observed his 21st birthday at the age of 84. It should be the 20th, since Leap Year Day was skipped in 1900, but Tom's friends are letting him count the day he was born as a birthday so he can be 11. When Tom celebrates a birthday, the whole town knows about it and a good part of the town is right there to see it. Because every Feb. 29 he rente the Florence Women's Club, stocks it with refreshment* and entertainment and invites a few hundred friends in. Tom was born at peekskill, N.Y., in 1973 and was raised In Virginia Oltr, Nir. Ht becam* a railroad man and wooed and won hit bride by telegraph. Tom was station agent at Casa Grande, Arts., when he met yannle Mauk, Her brother George was agent at Arizola, a few miles down the track. George taught Fannie how to read code and Tom started sending her telegraphic love letters. When It came time to marry her, Tom couldn't find a buggy, so ha jumped on a railroad hand car and pumped his way to the ceremony. ' Tom later became deputy sheriff »t Prescott and stayed then 1C years. "Every tuna somebody got hurt," he says, "It was me." H« was wounded In five gun fights. Twenty-five years ago, he changer his mind about his career again, and ran for the office of clerk of Final County Superior Court here. After he'd been in office awhile it got so that nobody had much of a chance running against him. Now they've even given up trying. Pumpkin and squash are of Western Hemisphere origin, unknown in Europe prior to 1570. Wreath Marks His Departure OKLAHOMA CITY (JP) — Three weeks ago, police mounted an around-therclock series at raids agnisnt downtown Oklahoma City bootleggers in an attempt to stamp them out. One of them, Ray Haynes, paid $1,600 in fines and bonds plus attorney's fees during that time. Twice he told police he had quit selling booze, twice the raiders came back and found mor*. Tuesday, they returned for .(he third time. On th« door of the es- taushment WM Ucked a hu«e funeral wreaU), and the words: "Left Town." Sosp'n water wIN clean sip y»mr feel—but they won't clean op ATHLETE'S FOOT! Make th!« eaij test. Get .T-4-L Solution at any druf store and •*• (or 3 days. II not well pleased with results, your 40c baek. Today at Klrby Druf Stores. Saturday and Sunday. Visitors Sunday of Mrs, Freddie ] Collins included Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jack Davis and son Billy Dale of Caruthersville, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collins and Mrs. Taylor j Farris of Steele. Mrs. Collins was] In St. Louis during the week for an examination at the Jewish Ho pilal where she was recently surgery patient. Rare Birthdays DENVER (!ft— Birthdays are a b occasion for Susan Ellis and h daddy. Milton Ellis. Susan was and her daddy 40. But yesterda was only Susan's first anniversa: and her daddy's 10th. 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