Page 2 article text (OCR)
BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1942 Calendar , ETENTS Mrs. C. W/Garrismn Entertaining Thursday Aftcrriobn Club, Mrs. P*. B % Jkiyner hivinf Thursday 'Contact ~fc!ub, Triple Ta6le Club meeting with Mrs. Otto Scrape. Mrs. B, A. 'Lynch entertaining Mid-Week Bridge Club. ~ Mrs. Victor SOI well entertaining Double^ Four Bridge Club. Prosperity "Club meeting with Mrs. N. Fardseey, Luxofa, 2:30 o'clock. v Catholiq „ Young People's 'Club meeting ,8. ojclock ,at^ Rectory. " FRIDAY'S EVBNPTS Mrs. T. F. Jackson entertaining C. B^C^Club at Rustic Inn v Music Department, Woman's Club, meeting 3 o'clock &t, club. C. and N. Birthday Club meet-' ing- G:30 o'clock at Dogwood club h'ni7KP'. ' Jane Castlio, 14, Adds To Record In Piano Competition SOCIETY-HEARS SERVICE PROGRAM. A program' oh "Service" was given by- members of Ciicle. Seven at the meeting of the Woman'.-; Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, Monday afternoon at' the church. Mi's. R. A. Porter gave the devotional. An, organ solo was played by Mrs. Colemun Stevens Jr. Other members of the circle who took part, on the program were: Mrs. Sam- Sikes, Mrs. William Corder, Mrs.-P.-iW: McGhee, Mrs. Kavanaugh , Francis, Mrs.' Toby Long and ; Miss Mildred Lou Hubbard. Each told of ways to lender service. Mrs. W. F. Brewer presided over the ^business session which ..was followed by a social hour. Circle Seven members served punch, cookies and sandwiches from a refreshments table which had a centerpiece of Spring flowers. + * * * STUDY CORNWALL, ENGLISH BACKGROUND. Papers on Our Jfinglish Background and "Cerjrvmllis of Yorktown" were read by Mrs. Charles Penri and Mrs. J. W. Parker before the Charlevoix chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution yesterday at the home of Mrs. W. A. Afflick. Mrs. Afflick, and Mrs. C. F. Tucker were hostesses to 16 members and two visitors for the luncheon meeting. Visitors were Mrs. Arthur Oliver of Caruthersville, Mo., -houseguest of Mrs. James B. Clark, and Mrs. Joe B. Sexton of Walnut Ridge, houseguest of Mrs.:James Hffl Jr. Red tulips decorated the center "ie dining room table while were used throughout the" re- id er of the home. Ijvas announced .that, the na- 1 .convention will be held, in igo this. ~yea*f " rather, ". than, .ington;>*s/rfas formerly been Custom. * '< * » ivnis. WILLIAMS is AGAIN FT A CHAIRMAN Mrs. Marion Williams was again named president of the Junior- Senior Parent Teachers Association, in an election yesterday afternoon when all of the same officers with one exception were je- elected, i Miss F. G. Relchel, only new of- ! freer, was named secretary. Others who will serve with Mrs. Williams are Mrs. Chester Caldwell, first vice president; Miss Monta Hughes, second vice president; Mrs. Harvey Morris, treasurer. Moss k Christine Drommond, bounty child welfare -worker, discussed the child recreation program, possibilities of a nursing school and child laljor. The meeting was opened with prayer by S. K. Garrett, Junior high school principal, Mrs. E. M McCall read the president's message and a cornet trio composed of Harry Carter Parr, Steve Brooks and Jere Reid, played. They were accompanied by Mrs" Russell Fa»r. * * * . MRS. HORNER PLAYS WITH TUESDAY CLUB Mrs. w. <L. Horner played cards with members- of the Tuesday Club yesterday af terhoon-when they were entertained at the home of Mrs, V7. c. Higginson. Mrs. Lloyd ^Stickmon received high prize and -Mrs. Riley B Jones, second prize in the games. The hostess served a salad plate. J;\ne Castlio For the seventh consecutive year, Jane Castilo, 14-year-old local musician, has received a superior rating in the piano-solo and piano duo competitions at the -Missouri state convention of the Federated Music Clubs. She and her mother, Mrs. Garth Castlio, and her piano instructor, •Mi-s. H. M.. White of Campbell, Mo., have returned from Excelsior Springs where Jane played for the annual convention this past week end. A member. of the 'Bach Music club at Campbell, the young musician .participates in the junior division of the convention which is open to ail members of the Federated music clubs in Missouri under as years of age. So far, the local girl has established a record with her seven consecutive euperior ratihgs, being the only member who has won for so many years in succession. She has received four national •a'wifds and will again receive another this year for her superior performance. This rating is given 'only to musicians wlio score 95 or ahpye. .In 1937, she received the highest a-Ward in the state piano cla.'is, a gradq of 98. Her score this year .was 97 '2-3. Eighteen medals have been .given her for her ev- cellence in r piano. Off _to an early start, she began studying music when/ seven and has 'continued with private lessons "since 'then !v with the exception of t/wo yeaiv?; ; when, she gave them up because of illness. Airs. White taught her until the Castilo family came here from Campbell. Last year, as a student of Mrs. •J. E. Allnion, .the former Miss Nannie Clarke Smith, she received first division rank in piano solo at the music Festival for the Elytheyille School. She, is.a member of the' BLytrieville band. . REUNION HONORS NAVY MAN ON LEAVE A family reunion at the home of Mr, and Mrs. D. G. Moore of Promised Land Sunday afternoon honored their oldest son, T. C. Moore, of the U. S. Navy, who was here on leave. Mr. Moore, who has been in the Navy for 17 years, is now Chief Boatswain's Mate stationed at Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone. He left yesterday for New York. His wife and children plan to make their home here for the duration. Members of the family from out of town here for the reunion were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Wood and Slighter of Jonesboro;.Mr. and Mrs. Alvie Moore of Leachville; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Moore and son, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Veazey and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Sutton and children, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hardy and sons. Miss Mary Moore and Miss Julia Reed of Cape Girardeau, Mo. In the afternoon, the T. C. Moore family motored to Morehouse, Mo., for a visit with Mr. Moore's aunt, Mrs. J. B. Bri.s;ridJne, and family. • * • IW.RS. HOFFMANN ENTERTAINS CLUB Mrs. Herman Hoffmann entertained members of the 400 club and. two guests, Mrs. Mitchell Yates and Mrs. Byron Nail, yesterday afternoon for a party at her home. Spring flowers were used through out the house for decoration. Refreshments weer served after the games. In the bunco games, defense tam-ps went to Mrs. Lafayette VTaye for traveling, Mrs. Byron for high, and Mrs. Jerry Hearn for low prize. * a * ARE GUESTS OF ROUBLE G CLUB Mrs. William R. Whitehead and Ms. Toby Long were- guests of the Double G Bridge Club last night hen it was entertained at; the lome of Miss Margaret Shaver. A dessert course was served after he games. "Miss Shaver was high ,nd Miss (Frances Little, second scorer. CONSIDER SHOE SERVICE f , nf Waste ffa Value *f a Pair ofJServkesh/e Why «KOT« tic wom-in cwifart «ad the perfectly 9004 m^tr sft«. LTER'S DAUGHTER BORN TO THE LOUTS APPLEBAUM.S A daughter was born' yesterday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Applebaum at Memphis' Baptist Hospital. The baby, who weighed ;even pounds, has not yet been named. The Ap-plfcbaums have 'inofiner daughter, ^Harriet, who is three. Mr. Applebaum will return to Memphis today after having spent ast night here. Mrs. Applebaum's mother, 'Mrs. A. Weinberg, of Osceola, is with her. * * * CHATTERBOX CLUB HAS PARTY AT ANDERSON HOME Members of the Chatterbox Club and! two guests, Mrs. Floyd Tharpe and Mrs. Clarine La Shot, were entertained last night, at a party at the home of Mrs. Harold Anderson. The Anderson home was decorated with irises ;md other Spring flowers. A salad plate with an icec drink wa.s served after the games Mrs. E. R. Reynolds received high score prize. Mrs. L. B. Walters law prize and Mrs. Tharpe, the "club" award. LAKE STREET WSCS MEETS FOR PROGRAM. Twenty four members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service, Lake Street Methodist Church and one visitor, Mrs. W. H. Slater of Osceola. houseguest of Mrs J. A. Rounsaville, met at the home cf Mrs. J. H. Maloney Monday afternoon for a program on "The Women in the City Church." Mrs Maggie Cole was hostess with Mis Maloney. Mrs. George Shanks was leader of the program after the business session which -was conducted Mrs. George Disinger. The program was opened \v group singing after which the scnpture from Thessalonians was read. Mrs. C. T. Shamlin Sr gave the meditation and the lead er read a poem. Women makin talks on the program were Mrs Iverson Morris. Mrs. A. L. Rra gan, Mrs. George Stilwell'. Mr< Rounsaville. .Mrs. Disinger am Mrs. Bates Sturdy. After a closing" prayer had ';, en offered by Mrs. Shanks, the hos tess served a salad "plate wit 1 coffee. For Original Beauty Creations Phone 2592 Caldwell Beauty Shop first National Bank It's Smart And Casual • LETTERS tC> THE EDITOR Bits of News Mostly Personal Mr. and Mrs. Cecil White of 21arksdale, Mo., and their hquse- juest, Miss Lillian Wicks of. Sena- :obia, Miss., spent Sunday hero ffith Mr. and Mrs. Ben White and 'riencls. Miss Era Wright, who has been iving in Memphis for the past several months, -has returned here o reside. She is to be connected with th6 New York Store. Mrs. Leslie Hooper is able to be out after having been ill last week of infliis riza. Mrs. J. G. Sudbury and son, Roger, have gone to Bernie, Mo., for a brief visit with her mother, Mrs. J. A. Miller. They accompanied Mrs. Russell Thompson, of St. Louis, sister of Mrs." Sudbury, who had been visiting here for a few days. Dan G. Stout has been admitted to Walls Hospital for afi operation. His condition is critical. His daughter, Mrs. C. LEWIS Wilson, and Mr. Wilson, of Memphis, are here. Other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. William Stout, and son. Charles, and Miss Opal Jansen of South Bend, Ind.. returned to their home Sunday after having come last week to be with him. Mrs. Virgil Boyd and son. Jimmie, left today for Flint, 1 Mich., where they will join Mr. Boyd, who is employed there. They were accompanied by Mrs. Robert Farrington, of Flint, who has been visiting her parents. Dr. arid Mrs. D. L. Boyd. J. W. Dunn Jr.. of Union City, Tenn., is attending to business here this week. Miss Cora Lee Colemnn, who is visiting her brother in Denver, Colo., will return here Monday. She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Woodnifl of Lepanto. who went to see their son who is in training there. Claude F. Cooper is attending circuit court in Memphis today. Hoyt Williams is ill at his home, 1114 West Ash street, following a heart attack Mondav. Editor Courier-News Blytheville, Arkansas Dear Sir: I know that you always want to know and give expression to both sides of any important public question. That has been one of the traditions of the free press in America. You want to be informed so that you can uphold the policy you decide is best for your community and country, and so you can keep the public correctly informed. My purpose in writing you is to give you some facts on two things: first, the part that the low-income farm families must play in the war food production program, and , second, what the Farm Security Administration is dcing to help those farm families. These facts will, I believe, be of interest to you. There are 6,096,000 farmers in the nation, according to the 1940 census report. In 1939, approximately 48 per cent of the farmers received less than $600 in gross earned income. Today, the Department of Agriculture estimates that there are still 2,000,000 low-income farm families. As you well know, these families have not been producing a surplus of food. The majority of these families could not because thay didn't have what it takes in tools and financing. The United States Department of Agriculture estimates show that the large farmers are almost up to maximum production and that' further increases may bring about a .shortage of farm labor. Already estimates reveal that there will. b« a farm labor shortage this year with attendant wage increases. Realizing that this condition exists, 'President Roosevelt and Secretary of Agriculture Wickard have placed the responsibility for producing a large part or this needed food increase on the small, low-income farmers because these farm families have the labor. Our experience with low-income farm (families indicates that these families can do the work, provided they have help. Most of them do not have enough of the basic production materials or equipment or work stock, and many need more land. They don't have money to buy seed and fertilizer, and many of them need advice and.year-round assistance in. better fanning methods. Yet, with the re- qoired guidance and. credit, this army of small fanners can produce and essential part of the nation's increased food requirements and nt the same time improve their own income and health. Just how much could they produce if they had adequate assistance it 1 they could be reached by a war — „ ...,- „„.,,„ cv.y^v.,^ production-progranv this year?, The today from the Committee on Pub- Bureau of Agricultural Economics lie Relations of the Arkansas Med- sta t&s that they could produce: 16 per cent of the milk, increase. '40. per cent of the eggs.--. 35. per cent of pork and lard. 12 per cent of the peanuts. '6.4 per cent of the soybeans. COFT wool wrap-around of 3 marigold color, soft wool pajamas of black—Clare Potter designed this combination for casual nours in the evening. The smart ?ffcct is heightened by black jet beads and ear-rings. HEALTH TALK Sponsored by Arkansas Medical Society Mflro About Early Diagnosis of Cancer "The public must ham that early diagnosis, followed by early, energetic treatment is the real hope for successful treatment and cur» of' cancer"'-' says"' a- bulletin For Apple Blossom Time A/JEdRY HULL designed these finger-free gloves for apple blossom it J7 ? 5" d ° n lhr ° Ugh this ™™™r, t°o- Gloves, and the natehSS .hat of bird's-eye cotton pique, can all be rinsedjout with littl ™ ' ?g Where A Guy Has No Voice In The Matter CAMP ROBERTS, Cal. (UP) — HLs fellow soldiers felt sure Pvt. Raymond O. Cash of MeCloudi Ckla., ws going to land in the guard house. Buc he went to the hospital instead. It all started when the infantry trainee failed to -answer a reveille roll call even though he ttns standing in formation with his company. When the first sergeant cooled off, he found Pvt. Cash had lost his voice completely. Medical officers in Station Hospital here are busy looking fur the lost voice, expressing bewilderment at its sudden disappearance. Demonstration Club News Notes J Club Meets. Fourteen members of the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club and two visitors met Wednesday afternoon at the club house. Mrs. J. A. Payne presided over the meeting which was opened with group singing. Mrs. P. B. Jarratt gave the devotional after which Mrs. W. S. Langdon offered prayer. Mrs. Ira Koonce gave a reading. The next meeting will be an all day meeting April 22. At the close of the meeting, the hostesses. Mrs. Koonce and Mrs. Charles Lutes, served cake ar.d cofTee. The rate of illiteracy in Denmark is the lowest in the world. WORUVS LARGEST SELLER AT lOt icai Society. This is the second in a series 'jf four articles on. "Common Sense Views on Cancer" issued by the medical society in cooperation with the Women's Field Army of the American Society .for the Control of Cancer, whoss enlistment campaign will be conducted during April in tl^e state. ' About one-third of all cancers in women are cancers of the breast. Every lump in the breast or thickening- of ths skin of the breast should be investigated as soon as found. These are more dangerous when they involve the nipple or cause dimpling of the skin wh-sn the brcasr, is moved. Any abnormality of the breast, particularly in a woman past 35, should be carefully investigated. Another third of all cancers of women are thoss of the uterus or womb. The usual alarming symptom is unnatural bleeding from the genital organs, there are other causes of bleeding than cancer, but whatever the cause, it should be investigated. Cancer of the stomach is more common in men than women and gives rise (o increasing degrees of indigestion. If one who has previously had good digestion begins to have persistent or increasing indigestion, he should have an examination. Obviously, it is impossible to describe i lip rarly symptoms of all sorts of cancer because they can arise in any parts of the body. Too, the symptoms which have been mentioned arc Lhos2 which occur early and do no|. in themselves constitute a diagnosis of cancer. They arc given here only that the pirson who observes such conditions in himself cr his friends may lose no time getting proper advice and treatment. Home Nursing Classes Meet Tomorrow Afternoon Two new classes in home nursing will meet for their first lesson tomorrow afternoon and night in the regular classroom at 320 Chickasawba. Mrs, B. A. Bugg. chairman of Home Nrrsing for the Chickasawba Chapter of the Rsd Cross, announced today. Any women who are interested in taking the course are asked to attend cither the afternoon session which will begin at 3 o'clock or the night session at 8 o'clock. Mr.?. Arrien Crowder, registered nurse, who has been approved bv National R:d Cross headquarters as an instructor, will teach both the new classes. Read Courier News want ads. SKIN BREAKIN OUT —due to external irritation? Try the clearing-up help in antiseptic action ol famous Black and White Ointment. ^ For removing grimy facial dirt, enjoy mild Blackand WiitcSkinSoapdaily. SOLDIERS' GOLF LEAGUE NEW YORK. — Private Frank Strafaci, former national public links champion, is attempting to organize a soldier's golf league, with teams representing the forts and camps in or near the metropolitan area. At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Mrs. Franklin Warth, city, admitted. Mrs. J. E. Parrish, Yarbro, admitted. Mrs. Everett Frazier, Hermoh- dalE, Mo., admitted. Tommy Spencer, Huffman, admitted. Dan G. Stout, city, admitted. Blytheville Hospital * Anita Martin, city, dismissed. Memphis Baptist Hospital Mrs. Charles Young, Osceola, admitted. Dr. Harry Baker, Caruthersville, Mo., admitted. Mrs. W. A. Smith, Luxora, ad- nitit'd. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Applebaum, city, a daughter. Singers Of Junior High' To Be Presented In Concert At High School Program for the concert of the junior high school glee clubs tonight at 8 o'clock at the high school auditorium was announced today by Mrs. F. Lanier Reed, director of the music organizations. Mrs. Russell Farr is to be accompanist. The program will feature num-- bers by the mixed chorus, boys' glee club and girls' glee club as well as a solo by Grace Jennings, who was to represent the school in the annual district festival if it had been held this year. Since the cancellation of the festival because of transportation difficulties during the emergency, the concert program has been planned in order that the glee clubs could be heard by the public. Their program is as follows: mixed chorus, Berlin's "Any Bonds Today?" for which Harry Carter Farr will be soloist, and Taylor Brahe's "I Passed by Your Window"; boys' glee club, "Stouthearted Men," Romberg, and "Dance, My Comrades", Russian dance song. Girls' glee club, "To a Wild Rose", Hagedorn-MacDowell; mixed chorus, "Cossack Rider". Russian folk song, and "Boats of Mine", Stevenson-Miller; solo by Grate Jennings, "For Love's in My Heart," (Andantino), Leinore. ,. Mixed chorus, a capello, "Let Us With a Gladsome Mind", old tune, and "Were You There", spiritual; mixed chorus, "Gypsy L-bve Song" from Herbert's "The Fortune Teller", with Evelyn Wheat as soloist. The program will be closed with the glee clubs and audience singing "The Star Strangled Banner." Calcutta, India's principal port, is 8(6 miles from the sea. Airplane armor is hardened on the outside and soft in ths center. It has been estimated that ap- prc&imately 8,500,000 persons in ths United States nrp injured at work or play annually. 17 per cent of the sugar beets. 46 per - cent of the tomatoes for canning. 97 per cent of the 1,000,000 additional far mgarclens. •Proof of what the low-income form, d'amilies can do is seen in the 1941 report of FSA borrowers in Arkansas. The average borower had increased food production from 156 quarts per family before receiving FSA 1 guidance "to 473 quarts in 1941. Milk, consumption jumped from a average of 257 gallons to •505 gallons last year, and meat production increased from 149 pounds to 447 pounds last year. It is reasonable to assume that many of the 53.031 other low-income families -in Arkansas could make a similar record if given proper tools and guidance. These families have a gross income of less than $403 a year,' 'including food raised for home use. Few of these families are now producing for the market or for home consumption. Most of them; are willing, but they lack capital or credit. They must have guidance, an dthey must have more security of tenure. They represent, as we .see it. a gigantic, potential food production power which must be used or become a drag on the war effort. They must produce or they; will continue to absorb some of the food produced by other farmers, which is now needed in the prose- Skunks have the reputation of sating bumblebees and yellow jackets. They pay little attention to the stings. When considered merely as metal, gold or silver is known as .bullion. ffo Relieve distress from MONTHLY WEAKNESS Try Lydia E. Pinkbam's Vegetable Compound .to help relieve monthly pain with its weak, nervous feelings •T-due to monthly functional disturbances. It helps build up resistance against such distress of "difficult days." Follow label directions cuiton of the war. Sincerely yours; J. V. Highfill State Director First Aid Class Here Slated To Meet Tonight The First Aid class which is conducted each Thursday night will meet tonight instead, those in charge announced today. The meeting will be in the court room of the city hall. A French engineer originally- laid out the capital of the United States, Washington, D. C. The Aztec ruins, in NeV Mexico, a national monument, were visited by 10.550 persons in 1940. * for all occasions * Personalized Service Phone 491 Glencoe Hotel BIdg. > "SPRING HARMONY 1 ^ -~, So appealing is this super little two-pfecci that every one will want to wrap you up and take you home. Colors: Powder, beige and white with two complimenting shades. Si:cs: 9 to 15. Joe Isaacs, Inc. 'In Blytheville Since 1902" Thoroughbreds THERE arc a few products to which the name "Thoroughbred" can he applied just as truly as it can to a fine saddle horse. And you have only to look at a Curlee Suit to know that it is one x>f them. You will find in these new Curlee Suits for Spring—above everything else—smart, authentic styling by Curlee's skilled designers. You will find a choice selection of quality materials in the season's newest patterns. Closer examination will reveal the careful, expert craftsmanship in every construction detail. All of these qualities combine, in every Curlee Suit, to insure lasting good looks, comfortable fit and long wear. Our stock of Curlee Spring Suits offers a wide choice of models and patterns in a complete range of sizes—and every suit is moderately priced. Come in and see them. JOE ISAACS, inc. "In Blvtheville Since 1902"