The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1954 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1954
Page 12
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fARK.) OOtJRIBR MEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 20, I9S4 News of Men In the Service Opl. Sbirley M. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Madie Freeman of Ca- ZHtbersvttle, Mo., is en route to fee ¥. S. after serving in Germany with the 73«th Engineer Supply Point Company. s He arrived in Europe Nov. 1952 and. served. AS a supply handler wMb the company, after entering fee Army in May, 1962. He completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Among midshipmen : 'officers appointed at the T?. S. Naval academy was John W. Everett, son of Mrs, Launa of Blytheville. Be was appointed to the rank of midshipman-lieutenant (junior grade) and will serve as a platoon commander until graduation. Ntow serving with the 24th Infantry Division in Korea is Pvt. Charles R. Hunter, son of Rietta Kate Hunter of Blytheville. An automatic rifleman, he is seeing duty with the 19th Regiment's Company G. Sgt. TJless C. Isabell, whose wife, Alberta, and their two children, reside in Blytheville, has been assigned to the 772nd Military Police Battalion in Korea. He will serve with Company B. Entering the Army in November, 1948, he received his basic training at Ft. eBnning, Ga. INDO-CHINA-The World's Oldest War By Walter Parkes and Ralph Lane J The French , „, „ real jam. Their tioops were battle-weary ridden by tropical dij- ease. So baffle-wise Gen. Jean de Lattre was rushed over to stem fhe Red tide. His army contained 2 i?-«» froops, of — which about 42,000 [ID were white, nati ve born French, 60.000 loyal Viet Namese and the rest Foreign Legionnaires, North Africans and other I colonials. [ On the home front, it was a war of attrition. Worn down was the French people's will to win, even their will to fight. Worn down, too, were France's military manpower and financial reserves. "Negotiated peace" was whispered, then spoken, then shouted. Climax came when France* made the issue an international responsibility by getting Indo-China high on the agenda of the Geneva Conference. IX TEXAS — Pvt, Jimmie Sellers, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Sellers of Blytheville, is now undergoing eight weeks of training as an airplane mechanic at San Marcos, Tex. He is attached to the 5th Armored Division. Entering service in January, he took basic training at v,amp Chaffee. COMPLETES TRAINING Among the Marine second lieutenants completing a five-month officers' basic training course at 2/c William L. Homer, Jr.. son of the Marine Corps School at Mr. and Mrs. • W. L. Horner of' Quantico. Va., was Rives C. Al- Blytheville. Enlisting in the Air! len of Blytheville. A graduate of Force in June, 1952, he is being! Vanderbilt University, he has' assigned to the Personnel Assign- been assigned to El Torro, Calif. ™ni Section. I By November, 1951, De Lome hod stopped the Reds cold. But in Jonuory, 19S2, he died. His successor. Gen. Rooul Solan, sot tight. In September, 19S3, kt was replaced by Gen. Henri- Eugene Navarre, not much more effective. The war degenerated into guerrilla fighting. But early in 1954, the Viet Minns drove hard for on | important victory to strengthen their hand at the Geneva Conference. No More Mitchum, Silva Photos Sgt. Alvy G. Bready, Jr., husband of Mrs. Christina Bready. of Blytheville, has arrived at Fort Hood, Tex., from Korea for assignment to the First Armored Division. A veteran of 10 years of service, with 60 months overseas duty, he served two years in Korea. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Bready of Blytheville. Pfc. Eugene Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Johnson of Manila, was recently transferred to the Second Infantry Division in Korea from the 45th Division. He entered the Army in March 1S53 and completed basic training at Camp Chaffee, Ark. William W. Taylor, seaman recruit, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam H. Taylor of Blytheville, is presently assigned for duty at Naval Training Center, San Diego,! Calif;, as a member of the Recruit! GETS TROPHY — Pfc. Gene E. Henton. left, son of Mrs. Sallie Murry of Blytheville, is awarded the Nara Sector Featherweight championship at Nara, Japan, by Col. John C. Miller, commanding officer of "Old China" Marine regiment. Choir. He entered the Navy last February and received recruit training at San Diego. J. C. Privett. son of Mrs. Rachel Rice of Blytheville, enlisted in the Marine Corps and is being sent to the Recruit Depot, San Diego, TO JAPAN — A/3c Billy M. Overlon, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Overton of Roseland, is en route to Japan from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., where he attended an Air Force Technical school. Before enlisting in the Air Force in Sept. 1953, he attended Dell High School. Calif., for 10 weeks of recruit training. Recently transferred to Headquarters, Technical Training Air Force, Gulfport, Miss., is Airman | Now serving with the 176th Ar-1 mored Field Artillery Battalion ini Korea is Pvt. Richard L. Price, j whose wife, Dorothy, lives at' Blytheville, Route 3. ' A cannoneer in Battery B. he entered the Army in Apr. 1953 and completed Basic Training~at Camp Chaffee. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Price of Rockford, 111. Seven Mississippi County servicemen were among the naval and marine forces taking part in the training exercise "Operation Flag Hoist" at Iwo Jima recently. Joe L. Copeland, hospitalman, TJSN, Sgt. Marion A. Steward and Cpl. Elbert A. Foster, all of Blytheville, landed on Iwo Jima with the Third Marine Division, while Pfc. James A. Henson, son of Mrs. James M. Henson of Blytheville, was among the ''enemy" forces defending the island. Taking part in the operation aboard ships were Robert T. Prevost, Jr., boatswain's mate 2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Prevost of Blytheville, aboard the USS Sagit: James L. Austin, boatswain's mate 3/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Austin of Blytheville. Route 6. aboard the USS Mathews: and Elbert L. Dunlap, radioman 1/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscal L. Dunlap of Leachville. The training operation took place nine years after the capture of the small Pacific Island. HOLLYWOOD (/P) — Britich ac- Simone Silva and Hollywood's Robert Mitchum, whose pose together at the Cannes Film Festival made headlines almost everywhere, arrived here yesterday—separately, and didn't do any posing. Mitchum refused requests of cameramen that he stand beside the English bit player. "Nothing doing," he snapped.' "I went all through this bunk in New York." Mrs. Mitchum was with him. She objected, and strenuously, when her husband's pose with Miss Silva appeared in some newspapers abroad. It showed Miss Silva nude from the waist up. Miss Silva has come to Hollywood to do a movie for Hal Pekter, who has taken over the former Charlie Chaplin studio. She announced that "I think I can replace Marilyn Monroe." Mitchum's plane arrived within 20 minutes of Miss Silva's. His three children were present to meet him. Old Pay Problem EAST HARTFORD, Conn. UP) — A committee looking into the history of the East Hartford Center School found that in 1839, the auth- orities approved this motion: "That Miss Stanley be obtained to teach school if she can be obtained at $3 (three) a week. If not at that price, to empower the district committee to offer her 60 cents more per week." John L. Sullivan defended his title only once under Marquis of Queensbury rules, losing the title to James J. Corbett in 1892. new NEWS ABOUT THE MODERN LIVING CAR Lincoln Perhaps it's because of Lincoln's clean lines. Or it could be this fine car's unmatched performance. The fact is that Lincoln sales have more than doubled in two years; last year sales were the highest in Lincoln's history. You can find out the reasons for the growing trend to Lincoln. You're only as far away from the answers as one short visit to us. First, stand back and look at Lincoln's superb lines. Notice the lack of bulging fenders and swollen sides. Then study Lincoln's careful use of chrome; note the lack of tricky glitter you often see on other cars. Next, get behind the wheel. Take Lincoln out on the road. You'll discover a ride that's wonderfully'different from any other. You control an engineering masterpiece—Lincoln's great Y-8 engine. In traffic you glide along effortlessly, quietly. Take a curve on the open road. Lincoln's ball-joint front wheel suspension gives you maximum control. Finally, try some stops in this great car. They're quick, sure, safe because of Lincoln's new, enlarged brakes. Find out for yourself why the trend keeps growing to Lincoln. Consider this your invitation to inspect and to drive a Lincoln or a Lincoln Capri at your first opportunity. iNo obligation, of course. AND SAVE MONEY! For the fourth straight year, Lincoln won first place in its field for economy in the famous Mobilgas Economy Run. bit televitlon bit, "TOAST OF THE TOWN" with Ed Sulllnui. Sunday ivcnlif, 7 pm. to » p.m. SUtlon WHBQ, Chumd It. Don't mta* the DESIGNED FOR MODERN LIVING CO POWERED FOR MODERN DRIVING STILL MOTOR COMPANY Walnut at First Street PRICES AS MUCH AS 1 H.P. MODtl REGULAR RETAIL PRICE $39995 LESS SPECIAL SPRING DISCOUNT T $1001? Beautiful hardwood cabinet with flush-with-window styling! Choice of 3 luxurious cabinet finishes! Super-Power Cooling System with MORE COOLING POWER! Automatic Temperature Control! FURNITURE Phont 3-4409 BlyfhtvifU

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