Seen Here and There

Thirty-five boys and girls having a wonderful time at the Arsenal Hill Teen-age party, where weiners were roasted, games played and dance instruction given . . . Officers of the group are Curtis Derrick, president; Herman Hammiter, vice president; Mildred Bundrick, secretary; and Rebecca Hipp, treasurer. They meet twice each month and are busy now planning their Halloween party.

Exciting news being received here that Capt. Johnnie W. Warren, 11 Cedar Terrace, has been awarded the Army Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross in recognition for his part in pioneering army air transport routes over the jungles and deserts of Africa and Middle East . . . Ensign Herbert M. Moody, USNR, 3407 Blossom street, recently arrived for duty a the headquarters of United States naval forces in Europe, at London.

Columbia men winning promotions include Elmer L. Tuck, 1313 Lady street, from second to first lieutenant; and John N. McLaurin, Jr., 309 South Bonham road, from first lieutenant to captain.

Hearing from his friends yesterday that Sgt. Graham B. Davis, 2320 Marion street, has received a Good Conduct ribbon at a ceremony held recently at a Sixth air force base in the Panama area. Sergeant Davis was given the award for having discharged his duties in a highly satisfactory manner.

Miss Louse Belle winning the attendance prize a the Elk’s patio dance . . . Mrs. Hanley, mother of Sergeant Hanley, and his sister, being delighted with the patio and saying that it was nearer in similarity to the Stage Door Canteen than any other place they had seen since leaving Boston . . . Private First Class Googie, One Hundred Twenty-fourth infantry at Fort Benning, Ga., beaming happily over winning the steak supper prize for the evening.

In Uniform: James Caldwell Weston, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Weston, Sr., of 2223 Devine Street, arriving at the Wisconsin State Teachers college for aviation student training . . . Rudolph H. Heape, son of Maj. Artie M. Heape and Mrs. Heape of 211 Arbor drive, Columbia, being commissioned a second lieutenant in the air corps at Freeman Field, Ind. Major Heape is now in the Pacific area . . . Marian H. Miller of 2219 Rosewood drive, Columbia, being promoted from second to first lieutenant at the Sioux City Army Air base, Iowa, where he is consolidated mess officer.

. . . Horace H. Cribb of Columbia and Conway being promoted from private first class to corporal at Barksdale field, La. . . . Lt. Robert H. Cauthen, son of Mrs. A. J. Cauthen of Columbia, being graduated as a pilot from George field, Ill. . . . Cpl. James A. Kelly, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Bowen of Blaney, no on duty with the Seventh Air force in the Hawaiian Island as chief aerial radio operator at the air base . . . His brother, Sgt. Ray D. Kelly, is stationed in Iceland . . . Pvt. James J. Pike, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Pike of 1512 College drive, taking aviation student training at Macalester college, St. Paul, Minn. . . .

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: James Russell Williams, Jr., of Moncks Corner, E. W. Kaminski, Jr., of Georgetown, James A. Turner of Winnsboro, Furnifold Rhem of Hemingway, Marcus Brashay of Summerville, Jerome V. Wilson of Columbia, Dr. John J. Dominick of Prosperity, Thomas B. Shelor of Walhalla, A. M. Smith fo Johnston, Walter C. Edwards, Jr., of Darlington, George A. Buchanan of Columbia, J. L. Cottingham of Clio, W. Harold Gayden of Columbia, Horace G. Kirby of Travelers Rest, J. D. Terry of Pamplico, George W. Walter of Charleston, John W. Boyd of Conway, Henry G. Johnson of Lobeco, Carrol Hendrix and Harold Hendrix of Columbia; the Rev. A. M. Smith of Lexington, N. H. Summers of Columbia, Mrs. V. C. Bracey of Columbia.

WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES; Mr. and Mrs. Furman F. Fulmer of Columbia, Mr. and Mrs. Christie Benet of Columbia, the Rev and Mrs. John H Justus of US Army.

BIRTHDAYS: Robert Lansing, statesman, 1863; Thomas Fortune Ryan, 1851; Rita Hayworth, Marian Marsh, 1913.

October 17, 1943  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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