The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 29, 1954
Page 3
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1954 BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS PAGE THREE News oi Men In the Service Lei'oy Knighen, whose wife, Edith, and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sain Knighten, live it. Hnyli, Mo., was recently promoted to sergeant while serving with the 610th Engineer Company at Port Riley, Kan. "~ A cook, he -.Vfts previously stationed at Fort Sheridan, 111. He is a veteran of Ihe Korean conflict and holds the Bronze Star Medal. Airman 1/c Jimmie T. D. Tucker, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tucker of Luxora, is a member of the team which recently won the 6332nd Air Police Pistol Team championship in matches held at the 20th Air Force Pistol Range in Japan. MAN I LA NEWS K> MRS. M. II. ISAACS Pvt. Ed A. Rhodes, son of Mr. arid Mrs. James E. . Rhodes of Blyiheville.. was among the Third Marine Division's Reconnaissance Company which wound up a recent week-long' training exercise on the slopes of Japan's famous Fujijama by scaling the 12,39*1- foot peak and reiurning to its base in less, than 13 hours. The outfit, known as ''The eyes and ears of the Commanding General," is headquartered at Camp McGill, near Yokosuka. Pvt. Charles W. Watkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Alford, Hayti, Mo., recently participated in the Se \-enth Corps maneuver, Westwind, a training; exercise in south central Germany. A member of Company H of the 9th Infantry Division's 47th Regiment, he entered the Army in J:in. 1954 and arrived overseas last month. LEAVES FOR EUROPE—Sgt. James Calvert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Calvert of Blytheville, left recently for Europe for duty as radar instructor with the 734th Infantr} Division. He was formerly stationed in Chicago. an examination held last summer. Recently arrived in Korea for duty with the 57th Military Police Company is Pvt. Billie D. Haggard, son of 0. W. Haggard of Kenneit. Mo., Route 1. He entered the Army lasi November and completed basic training at Camp Chaffee, Ark. Pfc. Norman Sheppard of Wilson recently graduated from the Eighth Army Driver Training School in Seoul, Korea. A truck driver in the 20th Transportation Truck Company, he entered the Army in March 1953 and has been in the Par East since September of the same year. Jim T. McKay, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. McKay of Osceola, Route 3, was promoted to corporal recently while serving.aboard the cruiser us's Newport News in the Caribbean Sea. The promotion was a result of Caruthersville News By SONNY SANDERS Students of the quarter for the first quarter at the high school are Carolyn Bookout, a senior, and Lee Bennett Jones, a junior. The Student Activity Committee awarded them the distinction on a basis of points for scholarship, leadership, sportsmanship, etc. Students of the quarter by clas- se.s are Julie Hawkins and Ray Teroy. senior class; Button Clark and Otis White, junior class; Sue Bader. sophomore class; and Patty Sawyer, freshman class. Miss Mary Ellen Homer's spoho- more homeroom received the scholarship banner for having the most students on the high school's honor roll for the first quarter. The banner is presented each quarter by the National Honor So ciety. A special assembly was held at the high school Tuesday morning in regard to the livestock disease — brucellosis. Dr. S. B. Bcecher. the county health officer, and Dr. L. F. Van Gorder, a federal veterinarian, spoke briefly and a film was shown. Miss Josephine Van Cleve, of Caruthersville. was elected president of the Pemiscot County Women's Democratic Club at a recent meeting. New officers of the PcmiscoL - County Wildlife Club have been elected. They are Hurry Barker, president; Gage Knight, vice president; and A. L. Singletery, secretary-treasurer. . Miss Shirley Fox spent the weekend here visiting with her parents,Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Fox. Miss Fox is attending school in Memphis. Miss Genie Lou Juhnson was ciowned queen of the 1954-55 Ca- rutnersville High School yearbook, The Cotton Blossom, at the Cotton Blossom Carnival Friday night at the school. Mis.s Johnson, a senior, is the d»ughler oi Mr. and Mrs. Luther B. Johnson. She was escorted by Earl Hill. Other queen candidates, selected by the yearbook .staff, were Bunnie Van Ausdall, Sonja Vick and Miu'thn Buchanan. Mrss Van Au^dah. a junior, was escorted by Jim Leslie. Miss Vick, a sophomore, was escorted by Billy Collins. Miss Buchanan, a ( reshmn n. ha d as her escort George Hollowell. Joe Aquino spent the weekend here visiting with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. P. J. Aquino. Joe is enrolled at Ole Miss. Oxford, Miss. Fred Dudley, who is a senior at Memphis State College, visited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Dudley, over the weekend. Joe Anders, a Memphis State freshman, spent the weekend here visiting wiih his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe D. Anders. Miss Mohit Choate spent the weekend here visiting with Miss Anita Sue Howard. Miss Choate is a freshman at Southwestern in Memphis. The Sigma Delia Chi will sponsor a semi-formal dance for high school students at the American Legion Hut, in Caruthersvtlle Thursday night. Bernie Lay motored to St. Louis Monday of last week and returned home Thursday afternoon. During the four days he was there he attended Scottish Rile degree work. Paint Closeout Many Types and Colon 1 Price Hubbard Hardware Recently arriving in Japan with the 999th Armored Field Artillery Battalion from Korea is Pfc. Charles R. Cassey, whose wife, Doris, lives in Blytheville. He Is a mechanic in Service Battery of the battalion which has been assigned to Camp Drake, Japan, and the son of Marion L. Cassey of Hornersville, Mo., Star Route. to Korea last April to serve as an aircraft mechanic. SOLDIER OF WEEK — Re- ecutly named Soldier of the Week of the '29th Regimental Combat team on Okinawa was Cpl. Billy B. Brothers, whose wife, Ruby, lives in Blytheville. He entered the Army in April 1953 and was previously stationed at Ft. Hood, Tex. He is a I squad leader in Company F of [he regimient. California coast, has been advanced to the rilling oi Yeoman 2 c following competitive examinations while Ben K. Young has been promoted 10 Airman '2 'c in jthe Air Force at Kelly Air where he is stationed as a jet airplane mechanic. Both are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Buford Young of Blytheville. Airman Young entered the Air Force in April. 1953 while Yeoman Young joined the Navy in April 1951. Pvt. Ed A. Rhodes, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rhodes of Blytheville, is now stationed in Japan with the Third Marine Division. A member of the military police company, he has been overseas for six months after transferring from Camp Bridgeport. Calif. He entered the Marines in J:m. 1953 and finished basic training at San Diego, Calif. OFFICER CANDIDATE—Bobbie G. Berry, son of Mr. find Mrs. V. B. Berry of Manila, is now attending Officers Candidate School at F(. Bennlng, Ga. Entering the Army in September, 1953. he was previously stationed at Ft. Knox, Ky. Smith. He is now serving with the radio station of the Public Infonn;itioi Office after entering the service in May, 1953 and going overseas last December. Now stationed in the Hasvaimn Islands with Ihe Marine Corps is Pfc. Perry Kennedy, son of Mrs. Lottie Cash of Blyiheville. He went overseas in May, 1953 after finishing basic training at San Diego, Calif. C. Buford Young, assigned to the USS Redstart operating off the Recently promoted to corporal while serving- with the Seventh Corps of the Army's Fifth Infan-; i try in Germany is Bobby Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford C. Production Tied Up JACKSON. Mich. I.-TI—Southern Michigan Prison, which has been stringing along in the twine business for years, is going W cut off twine production. Prison authorities blame sharp competition from Mexican twine- makers. The prison sold $400,000 worth of the siring two years ago, but only $104,000 last year. As soon ns loose ends are wrapped up, Ihe twine-making facilities will be concerted to turning out metal stampings. M;iml:t Huplists entertained at i\ Thanks'-iiviiii: breakfast Thursday morning with the Young" Peoples' BTU group preparing the meal, C. C, Coulter, executive secretary of the Arkansas Temperance League and Presbyterian layman, wus a recent guest speaker at the Manila Baptist Church. Manila Mi'thndiM youni;- people wen- host>, to a youth Christian Witness Mi:-Mon training session for the Buffalo Inland siibdistrlct Friday through Sunday. Marcia Glynn White is president of the Manila MYF. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wayne Fleeman have returned to Manila to make their home. Mr. Fleeimui has just completed his tour of duty ! with the Navy. Superintendent Roy Ashabranner was re-elected secretary of the I Distritc 3 Athletic Conference at Stale College, Jonesbovo. Crockett Wright, Harold Wright, Howard Perkins, Bilbo Osborne and Grover Snider have left for a tour of Guatemala. William Borowsky has been named Christmas seal chairman for Manila for the third consecu | tiv'e year. ' : Mr." and Mrs. Junior Rouse and son ol Greomvay were the weekend guests of Mrs. Dora Walker. Lr. Jack Burgett of Camp Chnf- ft'f is spending a leave with his wife and daughter, Jan. I Chief cooks at the Manila Lions I Club pancake supper on Dec. 2 : ivill be Bill Homer and H. D. Al i slon Sr. Pancake flippers will be ! Lion President Joe Hornberger, , Louis Townsend and T. D. Shedd, Mrs. Noel Story is In serious condition at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Roosevelt Bennett, son of Mrs. Ruth Bennett of Route 2. Manila, I has been promoted to corporal in i the Marine Corps. j Cpl. Thomas M enchain has returned to Fort Totten. Ky.. after a •is it with the Charley Merchants. ' Vassar, Hnwnrd Morris and Rny-l Manila Future Homoniiikers will Manila PTA meets Monday nlghtj inoiui Mullinin. Mrs. Kraneys' attend the Poinsett • Mississippi t 7:30 at Snider Memorial Ll-j i^mikiH'r u speech instructor, [County federation at Arkansas Trti-y. ! lA-nous Hh.'tkl. .sophomore cim-i State College, Joncsboro Dec. 3. Speech students will wive the t( , r 1(ir Manila Lion.-;, sufiored thcl Mr - s - Lucille Cummings is faculty irogram based on "What Youth Expects of the World." 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