THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY
by Minnie Adams
George Caudill is home
from Richmond, Indiana.
Friday night April 9th "was
graduation night at Blair
Branch School. Those graduating were Wayne Adams,
Stallard, Joyce Adams and
Ruby Lee Caudill. A nice
enjoyable program was? performed by the class.
Talks were made by Ray Virginia last week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson
Collins, Bill Adams and Steve
of Benham visited Mr. and
accompanied by their teacher Mrs. Obie Stewart Sunday. a
Howard Caudill went on a Mrs. Usley Adams home of
few nights at the
tour Saturday across Black Mr.
and Mrs. Russell Blair.
and Pine Mountains, taking
She is at the home of her
in a movie at the Alene daughter, Mrs. Watson Blair
Theater spending most of the at the present time. She is
day. All enjoyed the trip.
not doing very well.
and Mrs. Eugene.
We are glad that Mrs. Jim
Adams and family and Mrs. Breeding is home from the
Cinda Adams visited Mr. and hospital. She has improved
Mrs. Arlie Gilkeson of West quite a lot from her sickness
We hope she will be well
SAT. Night Ajpr.
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4.95 Sprinkler Hose
12.75 Wheel Barrow .'.
2.25 Garden Rake
7.50 Fishing Reel
1.45 Casting Line
6.00 Step Ladder
Mine Supplies, Farm Implements
Whitesburg, Kentucky ,
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ALSO ON THE SCREEN
Starring: Monte Hale.
Also Cartoon and Short
SUNDAY & MONDAY APRIL
First Run In Whitesburg
-- of clutch expense
-- of fuel waste
-- of shock loading
-- of skimpy power
-- of stodgy looks
-- of driver discomfort
"3 Sailors And A Girl"
Color by Technicolor
Starring: Jane Powell, Gordon Macrae
Gene Nelson. "Cartoon and News.
We Have A New Low Admission Of 49c In
Starts Apr. 16- - Ends Apr, 24
by Gertrude Gamliill
Mr. and Mrs. Weslev Wricht
of the Camden Section had
as their week end guest their
grandson 1st. Lt. Wesley Jud-so- n
(Jackie) Wrisht. Lt.
Wright has been stationed in
Juigland lor the past three
years, but will be stationed in
ttte state of Missouri for the
time being. He expects to
come back to Kentucky this
summer for a visit with his
friends and relatives.
Joyce Ann Shepherd a first Guests in thf home of Mr.
grade pupil was hit by a car and "Mrs. W. R. Beverley on
last Friday while on her way Saturday were Mrs. Murah
home. She was not injured Hazelrigg from Paintsville,
Ky. Mrs. Mae Mobayed and
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Ket-terSYMPATHY EXTENDED TO
from Ashland, Ky. They
MR. AND MRS. SHORT
were in town to attend the
The Eagle, along with al school of Instruction and InLetcher County extend to Mr, spection of the Order of Eastand Mrs. Lester Short of ern Star held in the Masonic
Blackey their sincere sym Hall.
pathy in the loss of their only Our sympathy goes to the
Rudolph V. Short family of Madison Mullins
Airman Short was killed re who departed from this life on
cently in an airplane crash at Wednesday, April 7th.
Pope Air Force Base. The
Mrs. W. R. Jordan. Marv
following letter was received Lynn and George Ed were
by the bereaved parents:
week end visitors in Lexington, Ky.
Our sympathy goes to Mrs.
37th Troop Carrier Sqdn. T. D. Vauehan in the loss of
316th Trop Carrier Group her brother, Milton Hager who
departed from this life on FriSewart AFB, Tennessee
day, April 9 in Cincinnati
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Short
Ohio. Funeral services were
Mr. Dear Mr. and Mrs. Short, held in Ashland, Ky., on MonIt will be difficult to convey day at 2:00 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Chewning
to you the feeling of loss prevailing in this Squadron since are vacationing in Tallahasse.
the death of your son, Airman Florida at the home of their
First Class Rudolph V. Short. daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Frank
As deep as that feeling may Lewis.
be here, we know that it must Mrs. H. L. Butdo was called
be exceeded at home and with to Ft. Pierce, Florida, due to
that thought in mind, the air- the illness of her father.
The Senior Class of Jenkins
men of the Squadron have
convey to you High School and Sponsors
asked that I
their most sincere condolence. wish to express their appre
I would like to tell you a ciation to individuals and
little of Rudy's tour with us business firms for help to
and the place he held in our make their trip to Washinghearts. Just a little less than ton and New York possible.
Mr, and Mrs. Ernest Houck
a year ago, Rudy was assigned to the Squadron after; were week end visitors ofi
arriving from Japan. In all relatives in Beckley, W. Va.
Ihe World Friendship
respects, your son lived up to
the standards and tradition of Group t of the Methodist
the Air Force. His likeable Church under direction of
personality was compounded Mrs. Henry Sewell will pre
with intelligence, common sent two taster Anthems at
sense and outstanding ability the church at 10:44 A. M.,
Sunday April 18th.
as a radio operator.
Rudy was radio operator on Seth Kegan is in Washing
which was transport- ton, u. c, this week on busiing cargo from Pope Air Force ness.
Base to Louisville, Ky., on . On Sunday evening, April
March 30, 1954.
The plane 18 at 7:30 p. m. the Jenkins
had just taken off from Pope Choir of the Methodist Church
Air Force Base when one of will present their annual
the engines began to lose Easter Cantata. A cordial in- power. The pilot shut off the jvitation goes out to the pub
engine and feathered the
On Saturday April 10 the
so as to reduce drag
ifrom that side. While at- Pine Mountain Chapter No.
tempting to return and land 247 and Hester Chapter No.
at Pope Air Force Base, the 54 Orders of pastern Star
plane rapidly lost altitude, held their Annual Inspection
finally striking the corner of at the Masonic Hall. A large
a- building, hitting the ground number of members attended
and crashing into a mess hall. the meeting throughout the,
The casualty which cost us day, and at 6:00 P. M. adthe life of such a fine airman journed to the Methodist
occurred in an instant, and, if Church and enjoyed a deliit may be of any consolation cious dinner prepared and
to you, I would like to assure served by the Jenkins Senior
you that Rudy experienced no Womans Club.
physical anguish during its Mrs. Joe Eversole, Mrs.
Louis Quick and Mrs. Dana
Losses such as these can Long were recent shoppers in
never be adjusted. That we Williamson, W. Va.
all painfully know. The pain Guests in the home of Mr.
of loss can be alleviated and Mrs. Charlie Cline over
somewhat by the knowledge the week end were their
that death came fast and clean daughter Betty Jo who is in
and that before death, his life nurses training at Lexington,
had been in keeping with the Ky., and Mrs. Frances Carlton
highest ideals of the Armed and son George from AnderForces and the nation which son, N. C.
iSforry to heap that Mrs.
Your son's personal effects Oscar Nash is quite ill at this
will be safeguarded and pre- writing.
pared for shipment as soon as Hazel Wallen from Tacoma,
Washington is a guest of her
Please feel free at all times mother, Mrs. Maude Wallen.
to communicate with me or
any member of the Squadron First Baptist Missions
and be assured our sentiments
run deeper than can ever be Still On The Move
Mission points of the First
Baptist Church continue to
Very sincerely yours,
show an increase each SunCARL M. NELSON,
day. This past week the
Lt. Col. USAF
seven mission points had a
total of 404 in attendance with
Uz leading the way with 98,
CONTACT MAN TO
Thornton Gap second with 73
APPEAR HERE TODAY
Mr. D. B. Cook, a Contact and Hot Spot running a close
Representative of The Ken- third with 70.
Totals for each mission was:
Men's Board will be present Uz
on Thursday. Arnl 15. at the Thornton Gap
Court House in Whitesburg Hot Spot
to assist veterans and their Middle Thornton
dependents with claims for Pert Creek
benefits due them as a result Marlowe
of their military service.
(He will be present from
The local Sunday School
9:0 a. m. until 3:00 p. m.
had 263 in attendance.
YOUR RKO COWBOV
THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1954
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