The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 8, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 8, 1956
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PAOtTWO (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 8,1956 News of Men In the Service Pvt. Johnnie E. Lanogon Jr., whose parents live on Route 3, Steele, recently took part in amphibious training with the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii. He is a truck driver in the Field Artillery. L»no»on arrived in Hawaii in April, 1955. Bobby L. Payne, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Payne, Route 1, Blytheville, recently was promoted to specialist third class while serving with the 32nd Signal Battalion in Darmstadt, Germany. Payne, a mechanic, has been overseas 13 months. Pvt. Charles E. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Smith, Kennett, recently . was graduated from the Fifth Army Pood Service School's eight-week cooking course at Ft. Riley. Kans. He was trained to prepare food on troop trains, in mess halls, on trucks and in the field. IN CALIFORNIA — George E. Goss, son of Mrs. Nellie Littlejohn. of Sleele, is enrolled in basic military training with the Air Force at Parks AFB, California. At the completion of the training, he will either be sent to a technical or administrative training school or be. assigned duty at an Air Force base. PROMOTED — Anthony G. Wheat has been promoted to Hospitalman First Class at Balboa Navy Hospital. San Diego. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wheat, 700 W. Park St. William W. 'rayior, fireman apprentice, OSN, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Taylor, Blytheville. has arrived in the Far East aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La. The ship will operate with Fast Carrier Task Force 77 and the 7th Fleet and is scheduled to visit port cities of several Far Eastern countries. The first ol a series of amphibious training - exercises to be conducted in the Roosevelt . Roads-Vieques, Puerto Rico area, is underway in the Caribbean. Among those concluding their part Mar. 2 aboard the escort, destroyer USS New was Charles W. Kelley. seaman apprentice. USN, son of Mrs. Mary Way, Monette. Cpl. Kenneth Garrett. son of Cornell Garrett, Houte 3, Kennett. recently was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's quartermaster company at Ft. Riley, Kans. He is > vehicle operator and is a veteran erf the Korean conflict with a Purple Heart decoration. Marine Pfc. Charles R. Aycock, wn of Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Aycock, Blytheville, landed oh Iwo Jima recently during an assault exercise by the 3rd Marine Division. At completion of the exercise the Marines returned to bases in Japan »nd Okinawa. Pvt. Harry R. Coleman, 19. son of J&n, Annie Bell Coleman, Blytheville, is receiving advanced infantry training in the 4th Armored Division at Fort Hood, Tex. He entered the army last November and is assigned to Company c in the division's 512th Armored Infantry Battalion. Army specialist Third Class Virgil Key, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Frye, 41« Frisco St., Kennett, is taking 'part in .Exercise Lodestar Baker, a three-month winter maneuver at Camp Hale,' Colo. The exercise is scheduled to end in April. Key is & member of one of the two mule pack units remaining in the army. His wife, Linda, lives in Lamar, Colo. AT AMARILLO — Airman Third Class David J. Pruitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Havis H. Pruitt, Route 2, Manila, has been assigned to Amarillo. Air Force Base, Tex., for a three-month course in A & E mechanics. The base is the nation's only training center devoted exclusively to the training of jet mechanics. in the 4th Armored Division at Fort Hood, Tex. The unit is undergoing a comprehensive training program. Pvt. Jimmie Rapert, 23. whose wife, Gloria, and mother, Mrs. Abbie Rapert, live in Osceola, is receiving advanced infantry training Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission lac & 35c At All Times .LAST TIMES TONIGHT tmueu wwn v M tUfrn • M mum CUB MM • MOOT nrm ffniK TMITEK m HM«H HfF PLUS SELECTED SHORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY Double Feature HCMCftTJ.YATES pmtt* RAYMILLAND — AND — •*« Hwiwr N*. 12 Cartem Pvt. Donald R. Slaughter, son of F. P. Slaughter, of Paducah, Ky., eft Ft. Campbell, Ky., for Germany on rotation. His unit, the llth Airborne Division, is replacing the 5th Infantry Division in Europe. He a rad'io-telephone operator. Slaughter, n, is the son of Mrs. H. A. Evatt of Blytheville. Pfc. James N. Hill, 19, son of Mrs. Mary L. ^i^- °* Kennett. is a member of the 9th Infantry Division in Germany. Hill is a gunner in Heavy Mortar Company of the division's COMPLETING BASIC—James Charles Coleman. husband of Mrs. Mary Anne Coleman and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cole- rnan, all of Blytheville, is completing , his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TeX.. He is awaiting further asisgnment to the technical school at Keesler AFB, Biloxi. Miss., for training as an airborne radio operator. 47th Regiment. He arrived in Europe last July. Specialist Third Class Carlton J. Floyd, whose wife, Patsy Sue. lives on Route 1. Wilson, recently left Ft. Campbell, Ky., for Germany. He is a supply specialist. The 18-year- old soldier entered the army in June, 1954. Marine Pvt. Carroll L. Driver, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Driver of Osceola. landed on Iwo Jima recently in an assault exercise by the 3rd Marine Division. The exercise is the largest participated in by the division since 1954.- Pvt. Austin W. Biggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Biggs, Holland, recently arrived at Ft. Lewis. Wash., and is now a member of the 2nd Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for RiU & Roiy Program Announcements THURSDAY and FRIDAY Find Your Name in Our Ad and B* Our Guest to See "The Desperate Hours" TENSE! TAUT! TREMENDOUS! ARTHUR KENNEDY • MARTHA SCOTT MWEY MARTIN • GIG YOU* WX MURPW PARAMOUNT NEWS AND CARTOON Saturday Midnight—March 10 Starts 11:30 p.m. Admission SOc to Everyone 11 MM Mi ivrick w*t H l»» WM KWS ISLMtt HOLLAND NEWS Mn. M HUM*** In » simple ceremony at Hern»n- ao, Miss., Feb. It, Miss Bonlta Lester and Kenneth Wade Collins were married by.Baptist Minister Rev. M. C. Whitten in the parsonage. The.bride is the daughter of Mr. end Mrs. Lawrence Lester who noved to Holland from St. Louis a year ago. She is a high school freshman and cheerleader and active in school affairs. For her wedding she wore a two- piece pure silk print in gray and jink with side drape effect and seliXstyle bow. Her small hat of natural straw iield a narrow bandeau of tiny pink buds which were caught in back by a streamer type veil. Mr. Collins graduated locally in 1953. He is the son of Mrs. Freddie Collins and the late Mr. Collins of Holland. At present he is employed in Gary, Ind., with the Elgin-Joliet Eastern Railroad Company where tne couple will live. A small wedding supper patty .«t :he groom's mother's home followed the wedding. The newlyweds made . a short wedding trip south, leaving immediately upon their return for Gary City. Mrs. Martin Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Goggans »nd this is the couple's first child, •' Mr. and Mrs. Pete Martin »re paternal grandparents of the new arrival. Gary Allen is the name given the son born to Airman and Mrs. Billle Nash February 26, at Chickasawba Hospital. The Nash's have one oth-, er child. Leaving the Nash residence this week were Mrs. Edith Busse and Mrs. Mae Jones of Detroit who will stop en route in Qufncy, 111., for a visit with relatives. Arrivals Sunday at this residence ftas Mrs. Theresa' Busse of Detroit who will remain with her daughter, and family over several weeks. Little Denice Threet was three years old Saturday and celebrated with a party, for all her friends. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Coleman Threet. For the occasion Mrs. Threet had her home especially festive for children, with plump balloons and toys arranged attractively.. Jonquils in toy size containers made pretty decorations with a spring touch. A party pack consisting of a harlequin mask, fringed whistle and brightly colored paper hat was given each guest. . The hostess served frosted cup cakes, peppermint ice cream and soft drinks. Mothers of the guests were treated to birthday cake topped with dips of ice cream. Born to Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Goggans of Haines City, Fla., was a baby boy weighing 11 pounds. Formerly of Holland and Steele, the Goggans have one daughter, Mrs. Bruce Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce' Martin are parents of a boy baby named Randy Bruce, bom Feb. 20 at Haines Infantry Division. He entered the army in November. 1955. Biggs is a former employe of Saunders Mills, Inc., Steele. He was graduated from Holland High School in 1952. Second Lt. Joe C. Veasman. 25, son of H. L. Veasman, Osceola, is a member of the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N. C. He is a recdnnaisance officer in'Battery C of the division's 98th Field Artillery Battalion. Veasman is a 1955 graduate of the University of Missouri. His wife, Martha, lives in Fayetteville, N. C. Donna Lou and Phylis Smith were hostesses Monday night to a dance and movie party at their parents' home. Guests from Blytheville and Steele were there. x Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Northern have arrived after extended visits at Redondo Beach, Calif., where they v;ere'guests of Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Taylor and family; Mr.'and-Mrs. Elmer Moores and Buddy Northern. In Torrance. Calif., the North- ems visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boswell and en route home they remained a few days with Sgt. and Mrs. Glen Davis of Las Vegas. Mrs. Davis is remembered here as former Etta Waldrop Stewart. Mrs. Florence Workman spent several days last week visiting old friends in and around Micola, her former homeplace. • Visitations there included .Mr. wnd Mrs. Walter Michie, Mrs. Lem Kolliman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith and Mrs. Chip Franklin, all oldtime acquaintances. Tn her honor, a .fish fry was given on the banks of Steele Bayou Wednesday, night. . Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Kinder spent the past week-end with the for- mei's parents "at Gordonville. Mrs. Kinder Is remaining over NOTICE or ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN DELL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 'M OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AKKANSAS Notice it hereby given that the annual school election in the above nanied District will be held on March 17, IBM, for the following purposes: To elect * member ot the County Bourd of Education, Zone 5 for a term of 5 years. To elect one director for i term of 5 years. To submit the question of voting » total school tax of 38 mills, as set out in the District's budget, which Includes, ' in addition to 30 mills for operation and maintenance of the schools, t building fund tax of » mills annually, beginning with the taxes collected in the year tnis week with.-her sister-in-law, Mrs. Joe Vouldkering, who will undergo surgery Tuesday at Cape Oi- rardeau Methodist Hospital. A week-end house guest of Delores Pruitt was Clair Lucas Boldt of Blytheville. George Trimue and Joe Cohoon were in Delavon, 111., Sunday where they attended final services of George Culbertson, formerly of here and founder of Culbertson Community. Mr. Culbertson passed away at bis home in Delavon after a short illness. Airman Jimmie Little, son of Mr and Mrs. Russel Little, was home on a short week-end leave. He Is from Keesler Air Base at BiJoxi, Miss. AH Jones was removed from his home recently to a Memphis Hos- 'pita! where he will undergo surgery this week. Alternately at his bbriside are H. B Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones and Mrs. Cecil Mae Little of Sikeston. Visiting their father. Bob Burton, who is a patient at Veteran's Hospital, Memphis. Mrs. Mary Lee Neal and Mrs. Francis Lou Hicks found him slightly better Sunday, SHOW CASES Heavy Plate Glass—SIS and 120 Glass Enclosed Wall Cases — W to choose from. BMIL M. DAMON Phone 2-2872 After 6 p.m. Ph. 3-3631 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry I The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertised It Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In Wt DeliTer Come In 1044 Chick 1MT, to be voted lor the purpose ot paying the principal »nd interest ol a proposed bond issue of »47,WO, which will run approximately 10 years, to be issued for the purpose of refunding valid outstanding bonded indebtedness, and said proposed building fund tax will constitute a continuing annual levy until the principal and interest of the proposed bonds are paid in full, with the provision that the .surplus each year arising from the building fund taxes, after providing for principal and interest maturing that year and the next six months' Interest on all the outstanding bonds, may be used Dy the District for calling bonds for payment prior to maturity or for other school purposes. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock A.M and will close at 6:30 o'clock P M on March 11, 1956, at the following polling places in the District, to-wit: Dell School Agriculture Building, Deil, Arkansas. GIVEN this 8th day of February, Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre THURS. & FBI. BOARD OP DIRECTORS, DELL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 23 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNT?, ARKANSAS. By M. R. QRimN, Prwldent. And R B. CRAWFORD, '' MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blythevill* Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show StarU 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. Tht FinMt in Cinemaicop* Presented in High-Fidtlity Optical Sound! 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