The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1953 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 24, 1953
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MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 1988 News oi Men In the Service Waelon Sims Powell, son of th« late Lee Powell and Mrs. Zoullne Powell, enlisted in the Marine Corps last week and will take his basic training at San Diego, Calll. Billy Burnham left last week for San Diego, Calif., where he will receive recruit training in the Marine Corps. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Burnham. His broth- f.. Robert, is a private in the Marines stationed at San Diego. Bob Damon, ATAN, USN, received a commendation from his commanding officer aboard the USS Boxer for outstanding examples exhibited as an electronicsman while serving in waters off the North Korean coast. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Damon, Blytheville, and has been aboard the Boxer six months. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PA9E THltn Gerald D. Regan, seaman, USN, whose wife, Wanda, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Reagan, live at Blytheville, Route 4, is aboard the cruiser USS Juneau, which visited several ports in the Mediterranean while on maneuvers with the Sixth Fleet. Pvt. William T. L. Grime, son of Mr. and Mrs. w. T. Grime, Osceola, Route 1, and Pvt. Nerman L. E. Bringle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Bringle, Osceola, Route 2, recently were assigned to Battery A of the 1st infantry Division's 5th Field Artillery Battalion in Kitsin- gen, Germany, DISCHARGED — Cecil L. Wright, gunners mate 3|o, USN, is receiving his discharge after serving three years aboard the USS Diphda. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wright, of Blytheville. BAND LEADER — Delmar T Jordan, airman, USN, whose wlf lives at.Leachville, Route 2, lead the Southern Hillbilly ban aboard the carrier USS Philip pine Sea. Delmar Is the son o Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Jordan West Plains, Mo. Sgt. John J. McGregor, Kennett.j Rnute 3, is en route to the U.S. after serving with the 45th Infantry] Division in Korea since October I 1952. Pvt. Augusta Ingram, son of Mrs. Mary Ingram, Hayti, is serving with the 25th Infantry Division in Korea. Pvt. Ingram, a construction spe- , cialist, entered the Army in October, 1952, and was owner of a cafe in Hayti in civilian life. AIRBORNE TRAINING — Pvt. Onial Pearson of Blytheville Is now at Pt. Benning, • Ga., where he is attending the ABN Jump School, a componani of Army Airborne. He is the son of Melton Pearson, Hanford, Calif. . James R. Meredith, whose wife, Mary, lives at Kennett, Mo., was recently promoted to corporal while serving with the Army in Austria. Cpl. Meredith is stationed in sals- burg as a tractor mechanic in the 77th Field Artillery Battery of the 510th Field Artillery Battalion. A. J. Book, whose wife, Nella, lives in Blytheville, and whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Book, live at Advance, Mo., and Edmond D. Drane, seaman, USN, of Blytheville, returned to Long Beach, Calif., last week from the Far East aboard the cruiser DBS Manchester. LITTLS LIZ— ricS f wh ° fav ei" 0 •nghts for women probably thinks he II get some of his back. , MIA . FOELOUGHED — S|Sgt. James W .Richardson is visiting his wife, Elizabeth, and his sister, Mrs. Winifred Ledbetter, in Blytheville, while on leave from the Air Force. He was stationed on Guam for 18 months and after returning to duty will be stationed at Mineral Wells, Tex. ON GUAM — Billy Joe White, seaman, 0SN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Northcutt, Blytheville, is a rigger in the Navy ship Repair Facility on Guam. He has been stationed there since October, 1952. Infant Takes Harrowing Ride SNOWPLAKE, Ariz. Iff)—Elwood Peterson said a guardian angel must have been along on the 12- mile ride after he found his 17- month-old son clinging to the door handle of his pickup truck as he drove through here. How Bobby Lynn Peterson managed to ride the running board for that distance and how he got on the car in the first place was still a mystery to Peterson. When an airplane la .traveling at ordinary speeds, the noise made by it travels in sound waves away from it in all directions. When it travels at the speed of sound, the noise emitted travels along with it for a few moments. When it travels faster than sound, the noise or its sound waves, is left behind. Read Courier News Classified Ads IF YOU LIKE A REAL BARGAIN, READ THE WANT ADS The BIGGEST selling job in town Here in the classified section of your newspaper .. . you meet personally those people who are really in the market for what you have to offer. They read your message because they want to hire or be hired, to buy, sell, to rent, or to do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADS! Ads placed befort 9 a.m. will appear tame day. All classified a6'vert!jing payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS By RICHARD KLEINER , NBA SUM Correspondent NEW YORK (NEA)-Guy Mitchell has never told the story o£ hts hard times before. "People Just wouldn't believe i " he says. But he was in a talkati mood, so he told It to me. It's about his early days in Ne York, the trying - to-get-a - brer days. Guy was living with anoth young struggler, a chap nam Tony Acqutvlva. (He's now an o chestra leader, and Joni Janu personal manager, so that Is a do Die success story.) Guy would sing on "demos," make a buck. A demo is a demon stration record, which song write make of their latest work to sho to publishers, and publishers mak to show record companies. He'd sin the song for $10 or $5 or nothin lust GO somebody would hear h /oice. He and Tony slept on the Jloor "It was a big joke," he said. "On day we opened the icebox and th only thing inside was a jar of mus tard," Then along came a man name Eddie Joy, who heard Guy sin and liked what he heard. Eddie i now Mitchell's manager. 'He paid my back debts," Gu says, $6500 worth of debts. He pal my back rent. He taught me ho\ to sing, bought me clothes. He' quite a man." And so a star was made. Now uy is one of the top male vocal sts for Columbia, and has jus made his first motion picture. DICK'S PICKS POP SINGLES: "The Loveliness of You" (Richard Tucker with Percy Paith orchestra, Co lumbia); "All I do Is Dream ot You" (Johnny Ray, Columbia); "Don't Forget Me" (Pour Aces Decca); "Pretty Butterfly" anc "Don't Let Me Dream" (Mills Brothers, Decca); "The Velvet Glove!" (Henri Rene-Hugo Winterhalter, RCA Victor); "Miserable Love" (Bobby Wayne, Mercury); "Love Me Again" and •Living Only for You" (Jo Stafford, Columbia). POP ALBUMS: Volume 15 of "Jazz at the Philharmonic" (Mercury) Is another taping of a Carnegie Hall session. CLASSICAL: Sir Thomas Beecham and the Royal Philharmonic contribute two more firsts — Mendelssohn's magnificent Symphony No. 4 (Italian Symphony) and on the erverse. Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. It's Sir Thomas' first recording of the Italian Symphony for Columbia and his first LP version of No. 8. "People won't believe me when I 11 them that story," says Guy. t sounds hokeo. up. Who'd write It?" THE POPULAR SIDE: RCA-Victor issuing a new series of records to fit your mood. Henri Rene, Hugo Wlnterhalter and Melachrlno Strings play background music to fit such moody odds and ends as Music for Courage and Confidence," "Music for Faith and Inner Calm," and "Music to Help You Sleep." . . . joni James writes me that she spent a wonderful two weeks at Lake Tahoe, Calif., " 'cept we forgot about 6200 feet of altitude and, believe me, suffered from a terrible sunburn." She says she's homesick for New York. ON THE CLASSICS: Robert Merrill says his next opera to be recorded will be "The Masked Ball" with Toscanini conducting. It will be recorded at the same time it's broadcast, probably next January. Men-ell .the only one cnst so far, says Toscanini told him It was the first opera he ever heard and he wants It to be the last. to deal with as any Communist offensive in the NO TRUCE WITH THIS ENEMY-As toug _. _ „ battle fat freedom, are the diseases that attack soldiers fighting the Viet Minh Reds in Indo-China. One skirmish in the endless battle is won as doctor gives this soldier an injection. Medics are constantly on guard against the various tropical diseases and must be always ready with curativt 11 and preventive medicines. Drillers Seek Record Depth For Oil Wells in Gulf Coast Area B.V NBA Service WEEKS ISLAND, La. (NEA)—A crew of nigged oil men are making ilstory at isolated Weeks islanc n the bayou country near the Gul of Mexico. Having just drilled th< vorld's deepest producing oil well hey are now at work on one they lope will be even deeper. It takes world championship per ormance to cause a stir here be ause eight of the world's 10 deep- 'st producing wells are on and around the edge of this four-square- mile island. The record holder Is a Shell Oi Co. well that flows from a depth f 17,122 feet—about three and _ uarter miles deep. The crew now Is aiming the drilling bit at a tar- et beyond 18,000 feet. More than 100 wells have been rilled on and around Weeks Is- and since 1945 when the Jlrst oil 'as produced from the fabulous ield. In all, about 260 miles of ole have been made in the search ere for petroleum. It will probably take another lonth or more before the new well pushed down to the proposed 18,00-foot level. But even that will ot be the deepest that man has /er drilled into the earth. The recd is held by a well in Wyoming hich is 21,521 feet deep, although didn't produce a drop of oil. Standard oil Company of Cali- rnia had the record previously, th a well 15,530 feet deep in Kern ounty, Calif., drilled in 1849. The new record winner was drill- in only 141 days. It usually takes oout 220 days to drill below 15,000 et. The average cost of such wells at Weeks Island Is about $500,000. The large investment in dee drilling here has resulted in Week Island becoming the largest pro ducing field in Louisiana, with daily allowable of more than 30,00 barrels. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIME TONIGHT COW COUNTRY With Edmond O'Brien And Peggy Castle TUBS. & WED. COUNT THE HOURS With Teresa Wright MacDonald Carey Eggs tarnish silver due to small amounts of sulphur in the egg, which unites with silver to form silver sulfide, common form of tarnish. ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4621 Show StarU Weekday* 7:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION THEATRE ON OUR WIDE VISION SCREEN LAST TIME TODAY Double Feature MAR7M4EMS A Plnmojmt Picture CARTOON & SHORT • TUES •WED«THURS«FR| Four Big Days! -BLYTHEVILLE'SFIRST- Three Dimension Picture & Comedy Just a drop in the bucket. But, drop by drop, the bucket's full before you know it. Just a dollar, stashed away in the bank! But dollar by dollar, your savings soon grow into real money with which to go places, do things, make dreams come true! Persistent, consistent, every-pay-day saving does the trick. Save systematically — save safely — save here! THE FARMERS BANK' ma COMPANY The Oldest Bank In Mississippi County "TIME TRIED — PANIC TESTED" F.D.I.C—«lt,»»» Each Deport Member FHenl Raem 8nte» Richard CARLSON Veronica HURST I Three Stooge' Comedy "SPOOKS" In Third Dimension —PLUS— TULSA In Technicolor With Susan Hay ward Robert Preston ••«••»••tt»•••••!•••••••••••••••*•••••!It*******

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