The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1967 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 17, 1967
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bjfmevme (ATK.) Courier News — Saturday, June 17, IWT ^ Page Itam GETS WINGS — Ensign Sieve L. Goforth !s shown receiving his Naval aviation Wings from his wife, the former Antoinette Lewis of Blytheville. They now reside in Norfolk, Va. News Of Men In Service Marine Private First Class Jack S. Mayher Jr., son of Mrs. Gustave Mayher o£ 1906 West Sycamore, is at Camp Fonter, Okinawa, serving with tJie Third Fore* Service Regiment of the Pacific Fleet Marine force. T.Sgt. Freddie M. *Northcutt, son of Mrs. Anne L. Northcutt of Steele, has received the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal at Sheppard Air Force Base, Tex. He is a dental technician with the Air Force and a graduate of Steele High School. SSgt. Mason C. Herbert, whose wife, Dorothy is the daughter of Mrs. Vista C. Andrews of 1701 Harmon, has been named outstanding noncommissioned officer for the quarter in his unit at Tachka. wa Air Force Base, Japan. Army Private Jacky D. George, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank George of Steele, has completed nine weeks of advanced infantry training at Fort Polk, La. Cadet James E. Jenson, 20, son of Mrs. Vera N. Jenson of Osceola, will attend Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps summer Camp at Fort Sill, Okla., this summer with his unit from Arkansas State College. He is a 1964 graduate of Osceola High School. Ensign Woody R. Enderson, USNR, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow B. Enderson of 220 South Ruddle Road, has completed a four-week course of Flight Preparaton School at the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Second Lieutenants Harold E. Crye and Tony W. Fletcher, both of Osceola and graduates of Arkansas State College, have received Army Reserve com missions through the college Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Both are graduates of Osceola High School. Lieutenant Crye's parents, Mr and Mrs. Thomas H. Crye, and wife, Jane, reside at 507 West Ford, Osceola. Lieutenant Fletcher'n parents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor W. Fletcher, live at 412 South Pecan. His wife, Janice, resides at 600 West Union. Cadet Robert L. Pollard, 21, son of Mrs. Rayford M. Pollard of Leachville, will attend Army Reserves Officers' Training Corps summer camp at Fort Sill, Okla. He is a 1964 graduate of Cardwell High School. Ted Hemphill, son of Jim Hemphill of Hornersville, was promoted to Army sergeant first class May 19 near Qui Nhon, Vietnam, where he is serving with the 544th Transportation Company. S.Sgt. Clarence E. Willams, son of Mrs. Hattie Williams of Monticello, in a weapons technician at Da Nang, Vietnam, where he is assigned to the 480th Tactical Fighter squadron. His wife, Daphna, is (fie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Howe of Steele. T.Sgt. Henry E. Howerton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Howerlon of 601 N. Pearl, Osceola, has completed the course for U. S, Air Force technical instructorn at Sheppard Air Force Base, Tex. He is a graduate of Osceola High School. Frank P. Harvey Jr., son of. Air Force Master Sergeant and Mrs. Frank P. Harvey Sr. of 1862-B Fifth, Blytheville Air Force Base, has been promoted to airman first class in the Air | Force. He is a 1965 graduate of Gonnell Higil School. Jerry B. Strothers, , son of Mrs. Laura B. Strothers of Steele, has been promoted to master sergeant in the Air Force. He is a veteran of the Korean War and a 1951 graduate of Caruthersville High School. Airman James 0. Mitchell, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mitchell of Route Four, has returned to Long Bead?, Calif, aboard the support aircraft car- rer USS Bennington, after seven month's service in the Far East. James J. Augustus, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hudson Augustus of Wardell, recently was promoted to Army private first class while assigned to the 12th Cavalry in Vietnam. He is a 1965 graduate of North Pemiscot High School, Wardell. Airman William H. Wilks Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wilks Sr. of Caruthersvlie, has been selected for technical training as an electronics technician at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. He is a 1965 graduate of Caruthersville High School and attended Southeant Missouri State College, Cape Girardeau. Army Pvt. William M. Piatt, 20, whose mother, Mrs. Winnie Piatt, and wife, Barbara, live in Leachville, recently completed eight weeks of advanced training as a combat engineer at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. ' Airman l.C. Marvin E. Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bell of Route Three, Blytheville, has been named outstanding airman in his unit at Osan AFB, Korea. A helicopter mechanic, he was selected for his exemplary conduct and duty performance. He is a graduate of Blytheville High School. Airman l.C. Josiah R. White, formerly of Blytheville Air Force Base, is on duty at Tan Son Nhut AFB, Vietnam. Airman White, an illustrator, is a member of the Pacific Air Forces. His wife, Alice, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clell Flood of 402 Garland Steele. Austin E. Wyatt, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Wyatt of 18 W. Chewy has been promoted to technical sergeant in the U. S. Air Force. Sergeant Wyatt Is a computer operator at Blytheville AFB, and is a member of the Strategic Air Command. The sergeant is a 1950 graduate of Bragg City (Mo.) High School. His wife, Jo Ann, is the daughter of Mrs. Pearl Stone of 1116 Broadmoor, Blytheville. 'Billy R. Cozart, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cozart of Memphis, has been promoted to airman first class in the U. S. Air Force. Airman Cozart is a fireman at Blytheville AFB. His wife, Sandra, is the daughter of Mrs. Vera Jensen of 609 Donaldson Osceoia. Airman 3.C. Robert L. Raines son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Raines of Star Route, Gobler, Mo., has been named PRIDE (Professional Results in Daily Efforts) Man in his unit at Seymour Johnson AFB, N. C. The airman, a 1962 graduate South Pemiscot High School, Steele. James B. Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bun Campbell of 611 C h u r c h, Blytheville, has seen promoted to airman second class in the U. S. Air Force. The airman, a 962 graduate of Steels High School, attended Arkansas State College. Army Pvt. John E. Morris,! •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I WILSON NEWS ,*••••••••••••••••••* MRS. W. A. HOGAN, Jr. ••••••••t•••••••••••••••••••••••••• Misses Debbie Nelson and Cathy Whitaker, recent grad- uaets of Wilson High School, were honored with a tea last Friday afternoon at the home of Miss Mary Ann McRae. Around 15 recent graduates of Wilson High attended the affair. The honorees were presented corsages by the hostess. Miss Nelson was attired hi a tur- quois tent dress with white accessories. Miss Whitaker chose for the occasion a mauve shift with matching head band and pink accessories. Party foods were served from a table centered with an arrangement of pink and white roses flanked by silver candelabra holding white .candles. Guests for several days last week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. McRae were Mrs. McRae's mother, Mrs. R. H. Carter of Conway and her sister, Mrs. A. M. Kirkpatriek of West Memphis. Crain Balton flew to Brevard, N. C., Sunday from Memphis. He will be at Camp Carolina at Brevard for the next six weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford, and children, Edwin and Gwen, left Monday for Marvell to make their home. The Fords have been residents of Wilson for the past 11 years. Mrs. E. B. Chiles Jr., was hostess to the South Mississippi County Bridge Club Friday at her home. A special guest was Mrs. Ralph Robinson. Mrs. Chiles used roses to decorate her living room for the party. Upon arrival guests were served coconut pie and coffee. Later in the afternoon she serve crab meat dip and relishes. In games Mrs. Lynn Tranujn was high scorer. Mrs. J. R. Cullom Jr. second high and Mrs. Sam Moore was bridgo winner. Miss Lanius Young of Nashville, Tenn., was the houseguest last weekend of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. McRae and Mary Ann. On Saturday the group drove to the YMCA camp there and the Y.M.C.A. camp there and to see the gymnasium which was built and named for Mr. C. G Carter, uncle of Mrs McRae. Miss Delia Sadler spent the weekend in Pine Bluff with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Getchell. From there she went to Little Rock where she and Mapra Alexander are rep- resenting Wilson at Girls State this week Mrs. John Crain Jr. and children, Mark, Cindy and John III; Mrs. J. E. Crain Sr. and Judy; and Mrs Jake Baiton and Rebecca left this week for the Grain's home on Lake Hamilton at Hot Springs where they will spend several weeks Mr. and Mrs. John Crain Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. W A Hogan were special guests last Tuesday night when Mr and Mrs. 0. E. Sadler were hosts to their bridge club • During games ice cream cake and coffee were served. In games Mr. and Mrs. Crain were high scorers. Mrs. Pauline Corkran returned last Monday from Flint, Mich., where she was called to be with her sister, Mrs. Ethel Corkran. who underwent emergency surgery at McLearn Hospital. Mrs. Corkran accompanied her nephew, Bert Corkran and his daughter. Carol of Memphis, to Flint. Houseguests of Fred Deoton over the weekend were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Denton of Hot Springs, his sister. Mrs. Ellee Coulter, who is here on a visit from Bermuda, and his cousin, Margaret Weese of New Orleans. The group went to Sikeston. Mo., Saturday n!<c.t to attend a Redding. Mr. and Mis. Bobby Fvider and daughter of Fort Defiance, Ariz., were i>ouseguests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A Jones and family for ,1 frw days "a- week. The Fielders are former teachers in the Wilson school and visited numerous friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Collum were special guests Saturday night when Mr. and Mrs. John Crain -Jr. entertained their bridge club. Preceding games Mrs. Crain served lemon ice box pie and coffee. She used green place mats and blu and green floral napkins to compliment her blue and green china. In games Mrs. Crain and Gus Hogan were high scorers. Mrs. R. H. Cummings was iiostess to the Club 10 Canasta members last Monday night at her home. Upon arrival guests were served pie and coffee. In games Mrs. Russell Nash was high scorer, Mrs. Russie Perry second high and Mrs. Garland Trammel third. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trammel and daughter, Jackie; and Miss HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Joe Lester Mrs. Bertha Ward is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Hershell Ballard of Tulsa, Okla. Mrs. Ballard is recuperating at her home after being in the hospital with a broken ankle. Jack Kenley is a patient in the Hayti hospital. Bryon Waldrop and Fonda Waldrop spent from Wednesday through Saturday with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clell Jackson of Rector, Ark. Mrs. Jackson brought the children home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. William Waldrop visited with Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Kenley and family of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thompson were in Memphis Tuesday visiting her sister, Mrs. Sybil Phillips, who makes her home with tier son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Raines went to Memphis Wednesday. Mrs. Raines entered a hospital ;here. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Avis and Sheir grandson Chris Avis of Steele spent Saturday and Sunday at Reelfoot Lake fishing. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson Sr. are at home after spend- ng three weeks in Columbus, la., with Mr. and Mrs. Archie Patterson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson Jr. and 'amily and Mr. and Mrs. David Patterson. Candy Avis of Steele went lome with her grandmother, Mrs. Jewel Kelley of Jonesboro Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Elec Culp who lave been living in St. Louis, 20, son of Mrs. Earnestine Mor- completed eight weeks of advanced artillery training June at the Army Artillery and Mis- 'Me School, Ft. Sill, Okla. He was trained as a canno- neer ID field artillery. j have moved back here to live. Rev. and Mrs. Glenn Johnson and granddaughter Pamela Littell went to Terrell, Ark., Friday night and stayed through Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Don Wallace. Mrs. Ethel Carrell and Mrs. Ruby Sewell of Zellwood, Fla., visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Taylor and family last week. They were accompanied by Mrs. Taylor to Murray, Ky. to get their daughter and sister, Miss Joan Carrell who will start her junior year at Murray State in September. Mrs. Taylor returned home with Miss Linda Samford who is also a junior at Murray State. Linda will spend the summer with her parents and sister, Mr, and Mrs. Eugene Samford and Sandy. Joan Burress is spending the summer at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hershel! Burress. Joan recently finished her freshman year at Walnut Ridge Baptist College. Recent visitors in the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wilferd and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Morton of Steele, were Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wilferd and children Terry and Dianna of Rockford, 111. Rev. and Mrs. Gene Leach and daughter of St. Louis, were recent visitors in the home of Mrs. Myrtle Lester of Steele. Mrs. Bell Correll is at home after spending the winter with her daughter Dorris and family of St. Louis. Among the students from Holland attending summer school at Arkansas State University, are Martha Bailey, Linda Johnson, Sharyn Cohoon, Donna Long and Carl Biggs. Mrs. Clifford Jackson and son Alan spent the week with their daughter and family, Mrs. Dana Ball and children Kathy and Tommy of Memphis. Mr. Jackson,drove down, Sunday merning to bring them horn*, , Barbara Goble drove to Kennet!, Mo., Sunday where they wcrt met by Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Trammel of Columbia, Mo. Jackie accompanied her brother and his wife home for a two- week visit. Mrs. Gloria Dick and daughters, Tony Elizabeth and Larry Lynn of Memphis, spent last Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. P. E. McRae and Mary Ann. Nancy Sadler's home was the gathering place .for 25 members of the junior high school set last Thursday night for a party. The group spent the evp- ning dancing and listening to records in the carport. Refreshments of soft drinks, potato chips, dips and cookies were served. 'David Slaton left Tuesday for Fulton, Miss., where he will be employed this summer. PROMOTED - Army Sgt. Charlie E. Adkisson Jr., 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie E. Adkisson Sr., of Route One, Blytheville, recently was promoted to his present rank. He is a graduate of Armorel High School and attended Arkansas State University before entering the Army in February, 1966. ^Strictly Business Two Blytheville automobile men have completed an unusual sale. Between them, they have sold new cars to more than 200 members of the 1967 graduating class of the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs. • Raymond Carlock of Cat-lock Pontiac and Steve Novak of Fleet Car Sales made the sales this spring on a trip to Colorado Springs. This month, the first of the graduates began coming into Blytheville to pick up their cars. Deliveries will continue through much of September. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., had more than $151 million invested in Arkansas at the end of 1966, Robert A. Payne, agency manager here, announced this week. Yarbrough - Mayflower Storage Co., is now a part, of a computerized transit system, William Yarbrough announced. Aero Mayflower Transit has linked key offices with an IBM computer system in order to facilitate dispatching services. Orvis Brothers & Co., a member of the New York Stock Exchange, recently celebrated its 95th anniversary. The firm maintains an office in Blytheville. Lawrence M. Gambrell, with Agrico Chemical Company in Blytheville, recently attended a meeting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Purpose of the gathering was to study high - level management problems. Abo'ut 72 managers, buyers, engineers, vice - presidents, accountants and 'p 1 a n t superintendents from 21 states and three foreign countries attended. Robert A. Payne of. 701 Logan Lane, a representative of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was in Biloxi, Miss., recently for a company business conference. Payne is considered one of the top members of Metropolitan's staff of 30,000 field representatives in the U. S. and Canada. ENLISTS - Miss Margarite Ann Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Green Sr., 1621 West Rose, recently enlisted In the Women's Army Corps at Little Rock. She is a 1958 graduate of Harrison High School. Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Today is Saturday, June 17,the 168th day of 1967. There ar«^ 197 days left in the year. ," Todayjs highlight in history: *_ On this date in 1775, the Rev-i olutionary War battle of Bunker, Hill was fought in the Boston area. On this date: In 1579, Sir Francis Drake: landed on the Californa coast.' In 1703, the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, was born. In 1940, France asked Germany for peace terms in World War II. In 1943, Allied bombers pounded Naples and Sicily in Italy. In 1959, Eamon de Valera was elected president of the- Irish Republic after serving 21 years as prime minister. In 1963, the U.S. Supreme' Court ruled against the required recitation of the Lord's Prayer or Bibie verses in public schools. Ten years ago — Conservative John G. Diefenbaker was sworn in as Canada's prime minister, ending 22 years of Liberal party rula. Five'years ago — The United Nations announced that the Netherlands had accepted a plan f6r negotiations with Indonesia over the future of Dutch New Guinea. 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