The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 7, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 7, 1953
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PAGE SIX Bt/TTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER MONDAY, DECEMBER T, 1W* News of Men In the Service Jiilia Honey, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. Grant Hursey of Warden, Mo., Routel, was recently promoted to corporal while serving with the Woman's Army Corps at Camp Zama, Japan. Cpl. Hursey, who entered the WAC's in Dec. 1951, is assigned to the 8030th WAD Detachment al Air Forces Par East headquarters. She arrived in the Par East Kov. 1952. M'Sgt. James H. Bell, whose wile, Helen, Jives in Blytheville, recently Joined the 1st. Calvary Division in Japan. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Bell of Blytheville, he is stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash. A veteran of 13 months in Korea, he has been in the Army since Jan. 1951. Recently promoted to corporal while serving with the Army in Alaska was Leon Ferguson, grandson of J. M. Jackson of Blyiheville. He is an airman in the 196th Regiment's Puffin Man May Not Be Criminal PHILADELPHIA Wl — Just bo- cause a man is puffing and slightly out of brealh is no reason to suspect he's guilty of a crime. That was the decision of quarter sessions Judge Curtis Bok in freeing John Bethea. 34, accused of stealing a truck and a safe. Bcthea's arrest last month climaxed a chase by two highway patrolmen who spotted a speeding truck. The truck skidded to a halt on the pavement, the driver jumped out and ran. The cops pursued. In an alleyway they found the puffing Bethea. New Mexico has more than 2001 gam* refuges. DON'T WAIT! RECEIVES AWARD — Pvt. Billie Porter of Blytheville (right) received a Bronze Star Medal during decorating ceremonies at Medical Company and arrived in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, D. C. Mai. Gen. Leonard D. Alaska in Oct. 1953. Heaton, commanding general of the medical center, made the pri-s- , . . entations. Pvt. Porter's parents live in Blytheville. The award was arfthT^S^Berme'tonfromthet; to .recognition for service in Korea. ,AP Wirepho.o, East are seaman'Lewis W. Mcthney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Metheny of Blytheville. Routel, and Seaman Robert H. Darr, son ot Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Darr on Monette. Route, 4 The Bermeton was in operation on the "Bombline" off the Korean East Coast before the Armistice. TECHNICIAN TRAINEE — A/3c Joseph R. Sharp, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Sharp ol Blytheville, is now training as an Air Force Technician at the Techm- Recently arrived in Korea for duty with the 25th Infantry Division are Pvt. James Sorrells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Sorrells. Luxora. Rt., 1, and Pvt. J. W. Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Morgan, of Hayti. Mo.. Route 1. Pvt, Sorrells .a rifleman entered the Army in May and completed basic training at Ft. Lewis, Wash., Pvt. Morgan, a cook, entered the Army last April and finished basic training at Camp Chaffee, Ark. Airman 1'c and Mrs. Harold Ward are visiting their parents here and In Memphis while en route to Dow AFB, Bauger, Me. An airborne radio operator. Ward was formerly stationed at Randolph Field, Tex. ON GUARD—In Japan as a member of the 3rd Marine Division is Marine Pfc. Walter O. McLeod, a. flame thrower operator with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. He Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oras V/. McLeod of Monette, Route 1. His outfit was on maneuvers on the slopes of Mt. Fukji, Japan's famous sacred mountain, when the picture was taken. mate first class, USN, of Rector is aboard the medium landing ship USS 397 which was among tho seven Amphibious Force ships awarded a battle efficiency plaque for achievement during the past year. Champion Steer Gets Hotel Bed CHICAGO i.fl — Lone Star, the' grand champion J,005-pound steer * "'—- ...v...,.~.. •- •-- O f th e international Livestock Ex- cal School at Warren APB, Wyo. ! pos ni 01 , t we ut on display in a spe- , Icial suite (stall) at the Congress Capt James E. Lee. whose wife.! Hotel yesterday. j Rcna, lives in Caruthersville, Mo., Lone Star, sold to the hotel for ai is on temporary duty with the pub- record price of $20. per pound, will i lie information office at the UN get a red-carpet welcome after a! Military Armistice Commission's parade from the stock yards. The I headquarters in Panmunjom, Korea, j prize Hereford, which was rpised He served in Europe during by Sue V."iife, 18. of Big Spring, World War II and arrived in Korea. Tex., will be at the hotel for four last March. irtays. His special suite off fie ^o I tel lobby includes a stall—bedroom [and living room combination. | Pvt. D. L. Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Y. A: Bailey of Blytheville, ricantiful Plant, has reported to Ft. Lewis, Wash., i icaiuiim Hants | lor overseas assignment. He recent- Costa Rica, which has an area ' ly spent a 12-day furlough here O f only 23.000 square miles has : with his parents following comple- : almost one-half as many species tion of 16 weeks training at Camp | O f flowering plants as have the Chagee with the 15th Artillery Bat- i united States and Canada com- j Don't wait till you've saved up th« cash to enjoy the convenience and economy of Natural Gas. We'll finance your Natural Gas Istallation for you. Have the work done by any qualified pipe installer. We'll pay the bill and arrange for you to repay us on low'monthly installments. Call, write, or come in and see us for complete information on this plan that makes easy for you to have Natural Gas Service right away. No obligation. Ark-Mo Power Co. talion. j bined. Pfc, Ed A. Rhodes, Is spending a leave from the Marines Corps with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rhodes of Blytheville. Pfc, Rhodes is an MP at the Marines Base at Bridgeport, Calif. IV AIR FORCE — Two Blytheville servicemen are completing indoctrination course at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. They are Heft) Lonnie D. McKinnoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. McKinney of Blytheville, and Max R. Skelton of Blytheville. U. William J. Burgett of Manila recently received the Bronze Star Medal for meritous service while on duty as commander of 3rd Battalion headquarters of the 45th Infantry Division's 179th Regiment. Burgett, whose wife, Wanda, lives In Manila, has been on active duty for the past ten years and in Korea for nine months. 35th Regiment he entered the Army in January and was last stationed at Camp Breckinridge, Ky. Bobby L, Steadman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stcadman, Steele, Mo.. Route 3. was recently promoted t,o corporal while serving at the Army's 141st General Hospital in Fukuoka, Japan. He is a cook at the medical installation caring for UN personnel evacuated from Korea. Lt. Col. Lewis J. Partridge, whose wife Jean, and three children live in Blytheville has assumed command of the Korean Based Liberty Squadron, a unit of the Fifth Air Force. He arrived in Korea last July and has been a pilot for 12 years. Seaman Lamar Curtis Freels. USN, now stationed at the Naval Air Station at Chincofeague, Va., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Freels of Whitton, His sister, Mrs. William Jacobs lives in Dyess. Pvt. Leland M. Langlcy, son of Mr and Mrs. James V. Adams, Leachville, recently joined the 25th Infantry Division in Korea. His wHc, Geraldine, lives on Paragould, Rt. 4 A rifleman in Company I of the Pvt. Claudine Fowler, son of Mrs. Cora Lee MacLowury. Blytheville, Route ,3, i? serving with the 424th Field Artillery Battalion, a unit of the IX Corps in Korea, He arrived in Korea last September and is a cannoneer in Battery C. He has been nwnrdcd the UN and Korean Service Ribbons. Charles R. Wilks, whose wife, Carolyn, lives in O.sceola, recently was promoted to corporal while, serving with the Korean Base Section. He Is the. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Wilks. Osceoia, and arrived in Korea last February. He is a member of the 564th Quartermaster Clearing and General Supply Depot Company. Now serving with the 4fttn Infantry Division in Korea is Pfc. Paul R. Shires, Jr., whose wilt 1 , Dolores, and parents live In Hnyti, Mo. He Is an ammunition bearer with the 180th Infantry Regiment's Heavy Mortar Company. Entering the Army last December, he holds the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Two Southeast Missouri Army servicemen were recently promoted to sergeant while serving with the •10th Infantry Division in Korea. They are: Hubert H. Evans, Jr., whose parents live in Caruthersville, and Billy L. Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lewis of Sfceele. Sgt. Evans is a squad leader In (lie 223rd Regiment's Heavy Mortar Company while ,Sgt. Lewis is a communications chief with the 224th Infantry Regiments Battalion. Both arrived overseas last January. Fireman Hugh E. Manley, USN, son of Mrs. Ida Manley ol Lepnnto, is aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge on her seconc tour in Korean waters. Billy G. Barnes, son of Mrs. Minnie Barnes, of KenneU. Mo., was recently promoted to corpora while .servin.g with the First Cavalry Division in Jnpan. An aidmnn with the 5th Cavalr; Regiment's Medical Company, he entered the Army in January. 1952 and served seven months In Korea Leslie L. Thompson, boatswain's He's a Bourbon-man ...and he gives the finest! He always prefers the best — for himself, his guests, and his friends at gift-time. 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