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PAGE TWO,! BLYTIIEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS rial Affairs Honor jiss Reichel, Fiance jiflss. ^fary Virginia. Reichel. v/.\o 11 become the bride of E. M. iry, in..a. ceremony tomorrow af- 'Vqic!o:k, :( nj. : St. Stephen's -,. . Clmrch; was jompliment- -' Wednesday' wh'en Mrs. fioss O. ighes and' her daughter, Miss n:y' Ann Hughes, entertained Lii a,"iun'il;ebn"at Cheir home,' I West Main. Miss Hughes will. Cone of the bridesmaids. > Guests included members of the jtal party, .and Mrs .Franklin 13, gurnard of Milwaukee, Wise,, Jennie V. Sharp of Brinkley, nnd Mrs. Harris Hunt, the r Miss Martha Washington of j}!y Grove, Ark., and a recent Be. ' fhe luncheon table was covered til a cut work cloth, centered Eh R crystal bowl of bridal white Ikwers. . •.. , | .„— Reichel, who has boon com-i Jjmcnied at numerous affairs •jfce the announcement of her en- ligement was made, was hostess |*J«y to her attendants when she 1 dned them at a luncheon at lei Noble. Out-of-town guests fc for the. wedding also were ntcd today when Mrs. K. Tony, mother of .the bride- fc^m-elect, entertained witli a mjhccn at her home, 1Kb and llalnut. • | Irrrtc final alfair to be given for ; ' e' young .couple prior to their tfiriape \vill- bs a rehearsal sup-' .(;• tonight in the Colonial Roomj • '>: Hotel Noble, when host and l^tess will be Mr.: and 1 Mrs. H. Jj. Ifiestor ol Marion. Intl., uncle anil Knt of Miss Reichcl. lys. Bull, Mrs. Adams ntevtain At Luncheon Mrs. A. M. Belt nnd Mrs. J. W. dams Sr., were hostesses yestf-r- iy to members of Elllnt Flctch- ;Chapter of the United Daugh- ;rs of the Confederacy, entertain- sp; at the Butt home with i\ richron. Ilie dining table was C"Vercd FIESTA WELCOME Extending a welcome to New Orleam Spring Fiesla viiilors i. Miss Mafic Clnre <lc la Vcrgnc, v/ho poses at tlio iron grill i-nie- v/.iy to the New Orleans Opera Houco Guild, known in former cl.'.ys as Bruln(o«r court. Like oilier members of (ho fiesta cojl, Miss de la Ver B no wc.-irs .in antebellum slylo creation done in coKon. Tho 1947 Spring Fiesta op:n* on April 13. Mrs. Foster Entertains Contract Club, Guests Mrs. P. D. Foster was hostess yesterday to members ot (he Thin-seta}' Contrnc.t club and two guests, Mrs. E. W. McClure. of Oak thc •ilh n damask cloth, rmd centered , Pnrk, 111., houscjjuesl ol Mrs. E. R. •1th a low bowl of Picardy glaoi-1 Lancashire, and Airs. Edsar P. The five small taoles where Borum. ,t> f;"ests were sealed were nr-1 IP. bridge gnmcs, high score went Jriged In Ihe Jivinrj room, where! to Mrs. Henry Humphreys nntl sec- of gladioli nlso were use-1. ond lo Mrs. b. W. Mcc'iUchm. :. R C. Rose, first vice prc.si- Rcfrcslnnents were .served 3|»t, pies:d"d o\cr the business i^ion in tl^e absence of ATis uties B Clark, president Hi m tes pirsent yoted to pn'eitn'n the ate president, Miss Lovell Hir ''ol Foit Siiltli at Ihe Apnl meetine. «rin<; the program Mr£ Hen rrou ir»!l dtsclissed, Southern, •ks' Mr c Gei^n S Thi. bton of the Ping 1 b\ c" Mn\ Sorter auJ Mr e Aic-Wlllinms spoke -*r\~ rh After the Surrem!«r nR'infceio and vhlec Mrs. Daws Entertains Sunday School Class Ms d V D-ws hostess last nli'hl nt her home to the Fidells Sund!\j Sbhool Baptlbt Gliur h dish supper .The lace driipcd ta'al green centerpiece II inked of the First uith a covered had a Mrs I O Westbjrooc, Mrs tuns "lid Mrs J O Hi t :ftlcrriHon Aik , \\ere present jfE.O Meeting Held f Elect Officers ^ 'ftll officers of Chanter D, p.E.O. Isterhcod, were re-elected to serve *, the coming year at a business and luncheon given Wed- •jstlay by Mrs. E. B. Gee nt her on Highway GI, North. ;y_. include Mrs. 'M. O. Usrey, resident; Mrs. E. R; Laiicnslilre, ice -president; Mrs. B. A. Lynch, s.asitrer: - Mrs; William Lawshe. .(wording secretary: Mrs. W. M. yilliams, corresoondlnrr secretary; d: Mrs. C. chaplain. nked by green rystal holders. candles burning in Scattered over .the table — w'frni shiunrq:k.5 which' further cturie.d out the St Patrick s Day theme. ; ! ' Dr Edna Nlcs president was in charge of the business session. 'A Needy Faintly" and "Absentees" were discussed, after which Mrs. Marion Williams, class Icach- cr, gave a rcpart on the book en- tltcld "East River" by As::h. There were n members and two visitors. Mrs. G. C. Sayre of Durand, Mich., sister of Dr. Nies, and Mrs. T. A. Bell, present. Scmquils nnd other Spring llow- rg were used in living room where iirjcheon yas served, sixteen mcm- jevs were present: togetlier with Has Birlhclay Party Jimmy Bryant, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. j. Brynnt, i-j'25 Walnut Street, entertained nine ol his friends'yesterday with a birth-Jay party, when he was three years old. A color scheme of green nnd white depicting St. Patrick's Dny Mrs. Cherry Is Hostess Co Club And Guests Mrs. Max O.'Usrey was a gtiest yesterday when Mrs. J. I.,. Cherry entertained the Mid-Week Luncheon Club at her home. Cut flowers and potted plant:; were used throughout the entertaining rooms and luncheon was served at small table.s In tho llv- in« room. In bridge panics high score prize went to Mrs. Cherry and sc'r«:id to Mrs. Harry W. Haincs. Bunco Club Entertained Mrs. W. A. AiiKd and Mrs. Alvln Liine were quests ' yesterday when Mrs, Norvcll J. Humphrey entertained meiivojrs of the GNU Club at her home. High seme prize went to Mrs. Humphrey, low to Mrs. J. C. P.'ii- zier and bunco to Mrs. Hoycc Moore. The hostess served refreshments of a dessert course and coffee. ..:•'* Osceola Pastor Speaks At Shawnee PTA Meeting The P.T.A, meeting of the Shaw- r.ce School was held Wednesday In the Agriculture Building on the school campus. This was the first meelinij, 1 since the school building v.'iis destroyed by fire, Feb. IU. The Hev. L. D. Lawrence, pnslor (•f t h e Osceola Presbyterian Church, was the guest speaker. Ills subject ,ws "the Kingdom Within." He pointed out lhat Bhawnee School did not burn, It was only the building which was destroyed. A brief discussion was held on the purchase of thr: i-jaterlal .that, was made Into curtains to divide Ihe classes (hut are held in the cyjiinnslnni. The curtains wore made by the P.T.A. members am! IViC Home Kc. girls. The new officers elecled ror the coming year arc as follows: Mrs. E. B. Crutcher, president: Mrs. Henry Woods, vice-president; Mrs. Carl Adams, .secretary; Mrs. Dill Ralph, treasurer. Mrs. W. D. linrketf presented the Nallonal P.T.A. president's message which was "Federal Aid for Our Schools." Group sinking was led by Mrs. Oliver Clark and Miss Mavis Hodman. Mrs. Tom Wlllett, vice-picsiSerrt, presided over Ihe meeting due to the illness of Mrs. E. B. Crutcher, president. Refreshments were served In the Home Economics Coltngf. Hostesses for (lie meeting were Mrs. Jack JJrirrics.S:Mrs.• HcnryuWoods, Mrs. Tom Eddings, Mrs. Joe Young, Mrs. Jack Ilo'.vdcn, Mrs. Dave Frew, Mrs. Joe .Smith, Mrs. Correll Reese, i.nd Mrs. Lewis Williamson. At the Hospitals Kl.vlhcvillc HuspUal Admitted: Mrsr 'M'-iHhp'- Turner. Dell. 'Born ••• to' MH and Mrs, Allen Hood.' city, iv son. Walter Harris, Stecle, Mo. Dismissed: Jeanne Bonrland. city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: ' E. C. smith, city. Mrs. Johnny Whittle. Yarbro. T. R. Runclolioh. Route 2. cily. I>r. F. L. Hus.b.uid. city. Geneva Russell. Route 1. city. Mary Loyce Moman, city. 'Nancy Hhniby, city. 'Mrs. "N. If. Billintss Sr.. city. O,?le Marie Hawkins, clly. J. D. Nichol. Route 3, cily. i^frs. Ted Parnell and baby. cily. Methodist Hospital. llcini>bls Dismissed 1 : Mrs. Herman Phillips, Osccola. Bits of News Mr. JUKI Mrs. E. Allen Hkldle r,iul Herman Walls JcU today for Litllis Hock, where they will attend a meeting of The Arkansas State Pes: Control Association Satiiiduy. Mr. and Mrs. KiiBenc SUII anU 'family moved Wednesday into their new home, 1130 Chickasawba St., whlcli they recently purchased from HusKcll Hurhnni. C. A. CimtihiKhnm has gone ;u Hot Sprlnus to .spend the weekend with Mr;. Cunii!nj;h:im who -lias been there for some lime. Mrs, Roland Green has returned from Mcmpnls where she spent iwu days us miest of licr brother, Carl A'lHxiw-ll. :ind Mrs. Maxwell. Miss Emily WIXKon. society editor of the Courier News, Is ill at her home at llurdctte with ludu- CIIHH. A. A. Frcclrlckfion is spendhi^ u few days In Ornml Islnnd, Ncbr.. with hl.s parents. Mrs. John Tyrone Is uble to be up after being 111 a week of In- nncn^a. Mrs. J. C. Hr.il of Morrilton, Ark, Is the Bue.st of her sister, Mrs. J. D. Hnrksdiil.c, at her home on Barfi.>ld Road. E. M. Holt Is ill with innucnzi at his home, 320 West Walnut. 1 illarmon Robinson of Plggotli 'Ark., arrived • lod'ay to spend the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Edwin Robinson": He is coming' cs- :i:e;ially to attend the wedding of •Miss Mary 'Virginia Reichel and E. M. Terry, to be solemnized tomorrow afternoon al St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Cecil Parks, son of Mrs. C. E. Parks, is ill with influenza at his home on East Cherry. Mrs. T. R. Plemmons. O f Charlotte, N. C.. who has been vlslllne her dniwhlcr, Mrs. C. W. Affllck and Mr. Afflick. the past few weeks was motored to Memphis yesterday from where she will go by plane to her home. Mr. and Mrs. Afflick will return here tomorrow. Mrs. Fnrns'.vorlh Black mid Mrs'. Russell Phillips are spending the d ly In Memphis. •,. ;;• FR'TDAY, MARCH M, 1947 We the Women Uy WITH MIU.KTT NBA Slaff Writer New York heart specialists—phy- filelans, not lovelorn advisers-re • ccnlly pointed out lo women lhat they an' overlooking the most, important way to hold on to a hui- hand's heurl. That is hy help- Ing a p;i t-40- husbrinr.1 take care of his heart, .so thai he can live lit a npj old age. This Is -probably the .soundest advice on how to huld on to n hii.srjui'ul evi-r fjd. '. Women today are outliving their husbands. This may me:»n years of lonely widowhood ahead for the wife who doesn't help sak-gnajd her husband's lieallh. The Jieiirl specialists have soim- •tips on how the woman whose husband IK no longer a good in.snr. uhee risk can help him prolong his life. They recommend letting liitn ho down for a half hour's rest before dinner, avoiding arguments with him, especially at meal time, lact- I fully dissuading him f ni m dohi'/ | heavy physical labor. This Is a new Held of "how lo hold <ni In vonr husband "that xv;;men are going to have tu lake seriously. II limy not appeal to them a/i much us keeping youthful fi"- m-es. fli'hUnu wrinkles; or dressinc 'smartly • .• . 1'KAC'i ICAL, NOT ItOMANTIC Hut It's a far more sensible way for a woman to make sure thai she ,wlll. have companionship in her .old age. Tho pressure of life normally let. up tar n woman when she reaches her middle years. Her' children no lonpr-i- demand constant care an<l her hoiisewoi-k- Is lightened.' Hut a man's worries and rcspiAi- sibililies may at that period in. life be his greiilesl, especially if he is at the peak of his success or if he is fighting to liold his owi against younger men. That is the time for a woma.i to .start thinking about, her Ivr. bands health—not romahtieallv but practically. Entertains at Bridge OSCEOLA, Ark., March 14.—"Mrs, JOi- McCollum Jr. cntei (allied her 'I wo-Tiib!e Bridge Club and two guest:;, Mrs. Milton Jr>ne s and Mrs. N. 13. Kills Jr. this week with a britl,;c luncheon al her home in Wilson, High score prize went to Mrs. Ban Hamner and second to Mrs. Jones. Maid of Cotton Calls On Governor Laney Osceola News ' . . • . . ' t , x ' > ', Bruce Ivy is confined To liis home Svihi a'.seVei'q'tal.sc'bf Iiiniieliia.- '. Myron T. Nailling was lii Marion pn; business Tuesday. '' . . ! 'or'BeliWn'jis'-thc was used in the decoratio . and in ay p- E. H. "McClure of Oak Park, 11., houseguest of Mrs. E. R. I,nn- ' After jimmy ha<i opened the litls, balloons were given the chll- ! riren. . . Mrs. E. J. K j f;uesl of Judge anil -Mrs. D; Fred ,'Tnylor at. their honic , on. North [Highway '4o; ' ' ••'•': •' 'Mrs. Clem. .Iiown, Mrs. p. Prcd Taylor Sr.. anil • Mrs. Jettio Driver arc 111. , V Mrs. C. E. Dean, - Mrs.- VS. E.I _ D-.'unt, , and, . Miss .Blanche s Oleere|.<- ; - .f v'j ••-',-• 'ivere quests of Airs. Hiint. Moore tertaiV.cd ,bi Wilson Thursday when she en- 1 home. Youth Prooram Blytheville Post Uses Big Brother Idea to Advantage Charles Parltow, commander of Ihe Dud Cason Post ot the Amer- iciiii L'jgion. was guest speaker at 1 ilie weekly meeting of the Rotary CR-'h fit Hotel Noble today noon, Mr. Partlcw called attention to Hie great increase in juvenile delinquency. He stated that the Lesion has fo:rnea a big brother system, working in conjunction with the Aikansas Industrial School, so that eaih bay in this connmmily that is dismissed from the school shall have the guidance and help r.f a local man in finding his rightful pl.-U'e in our community. Mr. Purtlow told of plans of the Lirgion. calling for the building ot a community auditorium large enough lo care . for needs of a (trowing'-city. The Legion has also planned for the immediate future a revolving locn fund for needy students. He called attention to the Legion's pint in securing housing for 213 families at the Blythevillc Army i Air Field, stilling that so far llus'i uroiect Iras .shown i a profit of J S1G.OOO frtr" Mie • Government aim probably will show $25,OCO by the end 01 Ihe Jirsl .year-.'.! ; OMicr i!iies(s included John Bush. Water Valley. Miss.: Ciiick Brcn- iinn, Memphis; • J.< M. Wolfe. Dayton, Ohio; nev. Harold Tilhuan. Con\v;iy, Ark.; Paul Morris, public relations counsel for the Prisro railroad. St. Louis, Mo.; Prank J. Daar. si. Louis; Dr. Milton Wcl-b. Fio-d White, nirl: Shii aiul Jim O.ilcs Jr. Legion Po,st Adds Five to Key Committee Five MOV: members have been un- pointed to the executive comni't- Ice of UK- Muck Orirti-r I>ast Ib'J ! American teuton al Osccola by po.st commander D. Fred Taylor Jr., it was announced today. These new members will serve with the constitutional committee members to constitute Commander Taylor's nevi committee. Mr. Taylor lias called a meetiix of the executive committee for Tuesday night to discuss the-moving of the liut to its proposed new location on Hale, street. The new members are, Ben F Butler Si:, C. a. Driver, Leslie Speck. W. ]•:. Markham urn! Joe Miller. e Lcorherctfa tc«l ln,g<jy H I P colon. Wl. only B Ib. 11 ^..^ Hand, c.lro choir fo( *+• rr^"T, home O/ ygid. Rgtlleii. I <?:'! ^ f S«ftd 17 J*oaut etr rha!f. WS S f *r &C.W0 C. 0. d. . . . . . . .CAROLLO OIST. CO., 5LIDEU, Lft. later came to Leacliville. He Is a Rvmliiate or the University of Arkansas Medical School at Little Hock. The new owners are r.o>v located in (he clinic which will be known .is McCiee-Rodman Hospital. Read Courier News Want Ads. Easter GIFT SUGGESTIONS Greeting Cards Easter Candles for T«blo Decorations '••••0O.e*QO9V« I • ',''••'• •' 1 ' Pririte NEW TYPEWRITERS We are now taking orders for Royal Typewriters for delivery anywhere In Mississippi County. Call or write us. SAMUEL F. NORRIS »rllitl!lB—- Office Supl'lles 1Z2. North Second Stradavari Pcffuine \ Owners Change Name •Of Clinic at Leachville LITTI-E ROCK, , (.lie.: Weekly;Hinrihcon of Greater Little. ROck ,Cl<arnrier or C'oinm&oe-ttidaJ-.-i \ .. "••*-. Rend Courier News' ' luncheon at her Meetings The American Assoclalifin of Un!- versity AVomcn meeting which was to have been held tomorrow ha.* been postponed until April 5. when it will meet with Mrs. E. R. Jones 2020 Chickasnwba St. We Make Our Delicious Pies, Cakes and Pastries Taste 'Em! YOUR FAVORITES EVERY DAY! H you've ever liad occasion to got "stovc-lionglil" cake, pie or pastry in a restaurant you'll welcome F.lytheviHe's newest addition to tho res- taurant^siness ,. , home made pastry. Our experienced clicf andbaker will thrilryou;with new epicurean delights! After Show 'Snacks a Specialty! 409 W. Main St. Phone 3900 Saturday's Specials tlic last big day of our SALE OF Genuine FIELDCREST SHEETS - PILLOW CASES - TOWELS WASHCLOTHS - BLANKETS Take advantage of this last opportunity Riven yon by Harry Fritzius to purchase Marshall Field:; fine old Fieldcrest liiv at sales prices — anyone who knows will tell you thai "Fleldc'rtvt menus the finest." Here ynti gel Fieldcresi merchandise at prices comparable lo much cheaper merchandise! Also Another Shipment of First Quality OILCLOTH Many Beautiful Patterns A 72c Value Saturday only 59c . After his ^Uscharne,,: Dr. Rodman tarted^'iiric't'lc'e tfn Newport' 'ant! EXTRA SPECIAL I.a flies SI Gau^e 21) Denier—New Sky Dawn Shades. Regular S1.711 Sal in-day Sl.r>n 3 (hcead 1st quality silk hose, sheer ycl serviceable. Saturday . . SKU) EXTRA SPECIAL I5<- Printed TJatistc '39c li'.le Kac TUR Print, no print like it since before Hie war. Saturday only IHc. (i.ic Good Grade Feather Tk-kinR. Saturday -lilc (i!>c Curtain Khrim lOc Ou HARRY FRSTZIUS Blytheville's Fieidcrest Merchant West Alain St. Across from Uice-Stix Continuous Shows Kvcry Uay Hox Office Opens 1 :-15 SliOM- Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO Kl.CN 3:00 a.m. l'i:I5 p.m. -1:30 p.in Uo.T Offiri: Oprns- uf" 6:30 I Oppns Sniiiluy 1:00; S(:irfs 1:15 Continuous Shows Sal, and Sim Ifcircain K'iglil Kvery Night Kxccpt Saturday. • No passes honored on Sunday al thr. Hoxy. Last Time Today Story of GJ. Joe Kmic Pylt's Sldi.v Also 8horls l.asl 'I'inie Today Undercurrent will) Katharine Ilnjilmrn and Unherl Tuvlor 1'uraiTiniinl News :uul Shorts '(/nittitnJous Stinwinp Kvcryilay Saturday Serial: " Son nf fluardsnian" No. ','. an<l Short Cnnfrt Shows Sal. 12:30-11:30 Suiuliiv and Monday BENEDICT BOGEAUS PRESENTS GEORGE MR LSI Stanley R-d^es • Sauh Harfen • Jerome Cowan Sid Silvers • Al:n fdAar^s and ROMAN BOHNEN .e flenncy Itio and Joyce Errant IT'S RAFT'S KIND OF &CT18N! r.-iramount Niwa Also Shorts Conl'tl. Shows Sun. 1:15-11:00 Saturday PEGGY SKIWiRr • fRZHK JAQUE1 and }Ot-H ,>:fjsrc.\' • ,-.-J)JBV CftRH Serial: '.Mysterious Mo. SI." Xn. -I and .Sluirl Conl'd Slio«s Hal. li:M (n lli Sunday and Monday Pox News nnrt Selected Short Confd Shows Sun. 1:15-X1:M From Me to You The Battle of Doming 1916-17 Uy 1IAUKY I'RITXH'S With ttie advent of World War 2, the vets of WW1 and of (he t;real- est little "war" of them all, tlu- Mexican Border, Villa, "wur," «<•:••• Immediately vele- Katcd to the catc-1 gory ol the almost [ forgotten Spnn-t isll •• A me r icnii; War's valiant vet-1 erans. With about (he same reflexes as those caused by Ihe arrival of a new baby in the home when (h? ex-"baby" is com- FrKzius petled willy-nilly to Inkt a Tnc'k seat and look on in silence, as :.ll the attentions once taken for granted ns it's rightful due: are showered upon the tittle iieu'-comcr—I have feJt an urse for'some tinie to remind (lie folks llial we nf the olhci" wars do still exist by writing n se- rie.s of articles, recalling int£'i-ostin™ instances of the Mexican incident mid perhaps of WW1. Deming. N. M.. of 1918-17 sii'il retained ninny of Ihe chnraclerls- tics of the old West. A saloon on every corner, (and .several in the middle as well), A licensed "Pert Lit^ht" dislricl. Indians and Mexicans and a .short distance from !h" (own Ihe Indian adobe "loni;" llcmsos in which four or five famines of Indians lived wilhout (lie ijene- lil of parlilions. You could usr.nlly finiell one of Ihese long houses lon^ before you came upon it. if tbe wind was ri^ht. To thr. group of Blytheville and other. Arkansas boys who were members of the 153fd Infantry of Ihe .Arkansas -Nation:,! Guard. (The old 1st Arkansasi probably the finest thing about pemin;;. .'as'it's artificially''Watered cottoii- ,-oods'and other shiide trees. These ,'ere the only trees nearer than lot Springs, N. M.. a little oasis ilaced like a fjem in the middle >f Ihis New Mexican desert: a fe-.v nibbling hot springs'and pc-rhr-.ps . half dozen tall coUbn-v.-bod Irec'S n a setting of real lush green grass" ill supported hy ttie water from he: .springs. There was no more \-clcbmc nor beaulifn! sight lo the Hii-ning, .ilk-fill filled eyes of yoic.- Arkansas soldiers as they hil;ed icross the burni'ng sauds witli .a lanleen of hot water, under a plli- ess white hot sun. with never a ilesscd shade tree, nov other ^rcen •efugc larger than a pnbnetto nr i mesquite bush; sand and alk.-V.i ;o deep that it actually secini'd .hat for every step forward one slip- led two steps backwards. Such, with a few mountains scattered at •andom at perhaps 50 mile intervals was the setting of the Battle of Deming, N. M., 191G-17. I'll never forget, after having iiTivod in 'Deming and establishing ourselves in our tent camp, dubbed Cnmp Oeuihig, a few venturesome souls including yours truly tlccl'.li-il :hat. : we'cl take a litllc jaunt ovt-i- to one of the above mentioned mountains. Cook's Peak seemed to rise from the "back yard" of our tents, so to speak. Surely a hike of an hour or two would find us scaling it's sides to the snow cap whir:"n oomed always so cool and inviting to those of tlie hot burning djsi'rt below. Well, \ve started —- and after three or four hours of steady plodding through the slipping sand. «••! began to wonder if the mountain \vere only a mirage, or a mn^ic nmunlain which retreated bufnve Ihose little beings who were so msh as to attempt lo explore it's age ol 1 sides. To onr nmn^emrnl. although our cnmp and Deming had become only a speck In the wavering <li:;- tnnce. Cook's Peak srrined. not ono foot nearer than when we had started: yet it seemed that we were :ic- lually ascending Ihc gentle upw.ml dope of it's hnse. Whrn. afler another hour, of now painful, heat maddening trudpint;. we found our goal no nearer than when we had started, we stood Innking up Ic- wards it's eternal snows as tliey mocked us and thru into one another's dust begrimed faces, we ok almost empty canteens, looked bnck at the spot on the desert that was Camp Doming and began to wonder if we would ever be able to retrace those weary miles ere wo fell from sheer exhaustion .ind the sun finished it's already v;cll advanced job of barbecuing us o:| the hot desert sands. It, was a sadder but wiser little group of Arkmras boys who MP.'T- L-crcd into Camp Doming that evening, just as the sun wns about (:> sink rcdrilv below the shimmering horizon. Wafer has bern ;i sac'-ed thing to me since that d;iy. We were informed lhat evening by on:- rap- fain, (Walton Brooks) iii his own dry way, thai "If yon boys hnrt asked me I would have told yon th.M (hat mountain is 48 miles from here." (A good three day hike—in the desert). That to us was lesson number ONE. Next week "Company M's Musi- clans" (Uuglersl one of whom was "Liltle Willie,"

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