Southwestern Times (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 18, 1946 Page: 3 of 24
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July 18, 1946
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Miss Betty Armstrong of Dallas
is visiting her family, Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Thompson, Miss Emily
and "Steamboat" at 3115 Notting-
ham. . . .
Lt. C. F. LeRoex, U. S. N., has
returned home to 4803 Spruce.
Lieutenant LeRoex is now on ter-
minal leave and will be retired
after 32 years service with the
Navy. . . .
Welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Adamson and Jimmy who have
just moved into the home at 4102
Tennyson. . . .
Sorry to hear that the A. D.
Eckmans have moved their resi-
dence from 6333 Westchester to
Yoakum, Texas. . . .
Off on a 10-day business trip
to Mexico City via the airlines,
is Arkel A. Sneed, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Sneed of 3007
Plumb. . . .
Mr. and Mrs. Ii. G. Rethmeyer
of 4107 Tennyson, anxious to see
their Navy veteran son, motored
to California recently, and Her-
man, Jr. accompanied them home
after his discharge from the serv-
ice. Maribel, a daughter, recent-
ly returned from a vacation in
Galveston. . . .
Malcolm Pech of 4008 Coleridge
returned Tuesday after a perfectly
marvelous fishing trip at Bass-
wood Lake on the Minnesota-On-
tario border. He won the trip
for an outstanding sales record
with the Northwestern National
Life Insurance Co., in 1942, but
the war prevented his "collecting"
his prize until now. . . .
R. E. Baldwin of 3765 Arnold
is flying back from Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, where he was com-
bining pleasure with business by
visiting his parents. . . .
Little Gary Claraut, three-year-
old son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E.
Clarabut of 3836 Swarthmore is
back home again following a stay
in the hospital. . . .
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs.
Lots and Acreage
W. R. R. CO.
Bill Mills of 6018 Charlotte on
celebrating their 21st wedding an-
niversary last Saturday. . . .
We're glad to hear that Mrs.
E. A. Blankinship of 6536 Com-
munity Drive is doing nicely after
a recent operation. . . .
It's nice to see Major L. Lunce-
ford, who was Q.M. 3/c in the
Navy, back home again. Major,
who is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
M. L. Lunceford of 6326 Rutgers,
will re-enter A. and M. College in
September. . . .
I. W. Roth recently bought out
his partner and is now the sole
owner of Rowol Tailors. Con-
gratulations and all good wishes
to him. . . .
Making their home temporarily*
with Mrs. F. P. Smith of 4109
Tennyson are Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liam Alexander. . . .
Lt. Col. Thomas B. Cronin has
returned to his home at 2131 Ma-
roneal after 21 months of over-
seas duty in England. While
the British Isles, Colonel Cronin
was attached to one of the large
army hospitals for plastic surg-
ery. . . .
New owners of the ranch-type
home at 4222 Southwestern are
Mr. and Mrs. Thankmar Welker.
Larry Sommerfield has announced
the sale of his home at 4235 Vil-
lanova to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B.
Hanley. . . .
Congratulations to Major Rob-
ert E. McAlister, son of Dr. and
Mrs. F. E. McAlister of 5325 In-
stitute Lane, who was recently
awarded the Army's bronze star
for meritorious achievement as
former branch chief of the supply
division at the Guam air depot. . . .
And happy vacationing to Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Weinzel of 4819
Willow who are in Colorado for
three weeks. . . .
Wyatt Martin of 2223 Goldsmith
is recuperating from cuts and lac-
erations received in a recent auto-
mobile accident. . . .
Newest member of the West
University Fire Department is J.
T. Dupriest of 3921 Arnold. And
E. Kelly Gaffney, 4132 Coleridge,
has recently been elected a cap-
tain in the same organization.
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Former Pilot Officer
Presented Navy Cross
In Ceremony Saturday
Roy N. Bean, Jr., of 3323 Tang-
ley, former lieutenant (jg)
U. S. N. R., was presented with
the Navy Cross for valor Satur-
day at Norman, Oklahoma, by
Capt. E. W. Armentrout, Jr., com-
mandant of the University of Ok-
lahoma N. R. O. T. C.
Mr. Bean, who is a grandnephew
of the famed Judge Roy Bean, was
flying his dive bomber, appro-
priately named "Law West of the
Pecos," from the carrier Shangri
La on July 24, 1945, when he sank
a Japanese cruiser with a direct
hit of a 1000-pound bomb. To at-
tack the cruiser, Mr. Bean had to
fly his plane through heavy, ac-
curate anti-aircraft fire from
shore batteries, flak ships and
The citation read that Mr. Bean
distinguished himself "by extra-
ordinary heroism in action while
participating in an aeral fight
in operations against the enemy
in the vicinity of Kure harbor,
Mr. Bean is now attending the
University of Oklahoma where he
is taking an engineering course.
Mrs. Brown took her husband to
a mannequin parade. An evening
gown worn by an extremely pretty
model attracted her attention.
"That would look nice at our
party next Saturday," she said,
hoping her husband would buy
it for her.
"Yes," agreed Mr. Brown. "Why
not invite her."
MAKING AN IMPRESSION
"What a glorious painting; I
wish I could take those lovely
colors home with me."
"You will; you're sitting on my
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Brackman, Irvin H. Southwestern Times (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 18, 1946, newspaper, July 18, 1946; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth409874/m1/3/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.