The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1936 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, May 13, 1936
Page 3
Start Free Trial

/WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, • 1936 BLYTnEVILLB, (ARK.) .COURIEU NEWS Preparing far Osceola Pageant Thousands of Visitors Expected for Observance; Pageant Friday, May 29 OSCEOLA, Ark.—All Oscjolans are becoming Centennial-minded us plans progress and Information Is glveh out regarding Hie observance of who! lias been termed "Centennial Week," bo- ginning Saturday. May 23 and continuing through May 30. Plans arc being made for the entertainment of 25,000 visitors nml former residents of ( Mississippi county,'who will make it a home-coming event. George H. Deer, superintendent of city schools; is general chairman and Don Bluesteln, who has liad several y»ars ex|>crlence in directing cvcntf, of this nature" hi Memphis mid St. Louis, is directing die pageant, assisted by members of the Civic club, of which Bruce H'y ls u prcsidcnt. Mr. Bhiesteln state<l today there will Ije 750 men, women and children taking part in the pageant on Friday night. May 29. The baccalaureate sermon for the senior class will be preached by the Kev.. Edward - W. Melll- champe. Episcopal rector of'Hel- ena, in the Baptist church Sunday. May 24. All commencement activities and social affairs of the week will reflect the Influence of the Gen Icnntal spirit. ' Historical Exhibit The Progressive club room and public library will be converted into n museum with Indian pottery antique furniture, firearms and handwork, colonial relics, andj other tilings of historical'Interest on display throughout the week. The Southwestern Dell Telephone Co. will bring im educational exhibit showing the progress of the telephone from Its beginning to the present clay. M. H. Lndd, district manager, of Joncsboro, will be in charge of the exhibit May 2829. Mrs. n. H. Jones, president of the club and Mrs. Natalie King, librarian, will act as hostesses In the club room during the week. On Friday night, .May 22, at the Gem Thcatcr,\ an Osceola girl will be, selected to reign as queen of the week's celebration. The climax of the week's activities will come on Friday, May 29. At 2 p. in. there will be a ball grime between Osceola and West Plains, Mo. ; A parade, beginning at 4 p. lit, w,ill include ten historical, t!oa«2 and will be led 'by "Christian* Brothers CcllegQ.., GO'.-pieces, under the direcl'ion of''Lieutenant Charles P. Harrison. From 5 to 5:31) will come, the dedication of the new postoffice, to be broadcast over \VMC. The member.-, cf the college band and orchestra will be served" a.picnic supper on the Court House lawn by members of the Progressive club. Pageant at Night Opening the evening's entertainment will be e.,.band concert on the high school campus, followed by nil historical pageant portraying the history of Osceola. Among the important characters and scenes will be Chief Osceola portrayed by E. A. Powell; Miss Julia Mae Morrison, as Chief Os- "ceola's consort; Dan Fultz as Hcrnanclo De Solo; Bruce Ivy as Robert Crittcnden; Bob Kendrickl as Gen. Albert Pike; Miss Julia! Lillard Craig as Miss Winnie Davis, daughter of President-Jefferson Davis, and Mayor • A. S. Rogers as Woodrow Wilson Pioneer and Civil War scenes will Include 150 negro jubilee .singers. Groups of children who will sing Spanish and Indian songs, dances and minuets arc being trained by Miss Catherine Harwell and Miss Margaret Moffitt. Costumes ore being designed and made under the supervision of Miss Clarice Little. Scoutmaster Bob Kendrick, is training the local troup In the disappearing bridge drill. B. .L. Presson. .superintendent of the grammar school, is training Ihlrln-thre'e girls to give the Red Cross drill while dressed as Red Cross mirscs. At the'close of the pageant, the sixteen graduates of the Osceola high school, known as the Centennial class, will receive their diplomas. . Following the pageant and commencement exercises there will be a street dance, music to be furnished? by a ten-piece orchestra seated on a platform in front of Cnrtwrighfs Hardware Co. PAGE THREE •, These young Indies, pupils hi the Osceola school, n re preparir/; for their part In Uie paR.'anl May 2D which will provide the climax for Cseeoln's Centennial observance, May 32 to 30 Pictured here, rehearsing the 'Red Cross drill "whlcli'wIllV n le.Ui're of the pageant m-' Bottom row, left to rlghti-Betty Lou Wiseman, Vivian Moore, Virginia Held, ' Hetty Jane Gwaltney Jean Abernalhy, Oenevia Reid, Hetty Jo Dean, Audrn Barber. Second i'ow:-Nona June Minor, Irmn Ruth Bowden, Eddie Jean Sheldon. Ilelolse Eeato.i Shirley Maslin, Marjorie Mayo. Virginia Lee Best. Lois Fnyc Holt. ' •ihird row:-Bobbye Bradley, Mary Espinc/a, Maxlnc Clark,'Louise Harper. Shirley Ann Driver Linda Ediinglon, Belsy Ross Springer, Margaret Glvens. ' ' : ' : Fourth rowr-Vii-ginla Trice, Dolores Shoemaker, Marie Pickens, Margaret Pierce Kdna Ciorp 1 oiil'li Cimibie, Mary Frances. Wllhlte, Elizabeth Thonic. ' ','."" In the right foreground is Margaret Jacks, head nuirc. Good Neighbors (.Plant Crop For Huff mail Farmer Will D. Ray, Huffman farmer, is convinced that old-fashioned neighboriiness still exists. The planting of the crop on the Ray farm had been greatly delayed this spring on account of the illness of his two sons, one of whom recently died. The other son.'a 10-year-old youth, ..'is still .recuperating from pneumonia . 'at .the t Blytheville. hospital/ ' ifistorltyj after the death of Ray'.-, ^?"i/!° ne " of his neighbors decided t-> rally living nearby and help him catch up with his farm work. One morning 30 men met at the Ray farm, bringing with them CO horses and mules and a tractor. When Ray returned home he was surprised to find that his 40- acre farm had all been broken and seeded with cotton ~and corn.' Old timers here remember the early days when neighbor; not only assisted In clearing thp land, rolling and burning the logs, but often erected the' houses" and bams for their friends. These tasks were sometimes followed by dances and midnight suppers, which provided most .of the entertainment of those days. Lepanto, Osceola, Little Kock.l Salem and fnragouuld. I A degree team from Joncsb-J:o participated In the ceremonies. Oscar Ellis of Salem, yrand lilgli Intel of the order, mul a. Mr. (Harris of Little Hock, past Brand j Shlgh priest, were in uUcnclnnce. I I- Sandwiches 'and refreshment.-; .were served preceding the op'en- I ing of the fornuij ceremonies'. night at ihe family home. He is survived by his parents, three brothers anil oiie sister. Funeral services were held this afternoon at Sandy Uidgc cemc- lery, where interment was made. The Colib Funeral Home was In cnrge of funeral arrangements. . iCaruthersville Alumni Hold Annual Banquet •'•. CARqTHERSVILLE, Mo. — At the; annual Alumni, Banquet, at- tendcd^b.y 178, one of the largest at- 1 tendances in 'the •history of the school, officers for the, cnsjiinj year were elected, as follows: "president, Mrs. Robert. Hawkins; first vice- president, Miss Elhclinda Reynolds; second vice-president, \v. n. Fos- I ter; third vice-president, Miss Opal I Reeves; secretary-treasurer, Fred |Henley; historian, Mrs. B. M. Fow- Ikes, re-elected; assistant historian, Mrs. Georgia .Arnold. Courier News Classified Ads Pay. Charles Wood Is F. F. A. Public Speaking Winner Charles Wood won first hohprs in the sectional Future Farmers' of America public speaking contest at Augusta -Saturday. He spoke 'on 'The tlve-nt-Home Program." There were 15 entries in this contest which included towns of eastern Arkansas having vocational a»- riculture work In their schosls. ° WoodrufT county wns host lo 22 vocational agricultural high se-noois for the annual public speaking and Softball contests. Royal Arch Masons Admit Class of 18 A class of- 18 candidates the second largest in Arkansas In some time, was"conduclod into the local lodge of Royal Arch Masons at,a meeting here last night attended by a large number of mmcbers. of the organization In"'"•"— visitors from Jonesboro CARDUI Guardsmen Practice Machine Gunnery Major Harvey Shcllon of Conway, a rcjular army officer and instructor of the Arkansas National Guard, Is here today for a federal Inventory of property and for instructing members of Company "M", ] oca l national guard unit. The local gi'ardsmen are preparing for the annual summer encampment at Camp Pike by practicing machine gunnery al the Armory Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. A special .22 calibre machine gun is used for tho indoor firing Instead of the regulation .30 calibre guns. Caplain Wendell M. Phillips said any persons Interested in watching the garget practice would be welcome ; at the Armory on these ntjhts. Cardui is a purely vegetable medicine for Ihe relief of functional periodic pain, nervousness and weakness due to poor nourishment. "I have used Cardra and had good results from its use," writes Mrs w. E. Barnett. of Taylors, S. C. "I suffered wllh cramping and headaches and would have a chilly feeling. Sometimes I would feel miserable and have pain more than a day, and I would be nervous. After taking six bottles of Cardui, I had less pain and was, regulated. I reel much belter." Of course. If Cardui does not seem to relieve your trouble, consult a physician. —Adv. 2C162 MIMEOGRAPHING BUSINESS & POLITICAL LETTERS A SPECIALTY Work neat, cheap &, quick Veterans Service Work All Kinds Blank R>rms Curtis J. Little Hale Dldg. v McNair Baby Dies The Infantison of Mr. and Mrs. Lois McNair of the New Liberty community died nt 10 o'clock last Scienlilic Relie! For Consiipaiion Atij- lam live vv-iU move the howclp, but II you w.irit rnsj- (lioronnUnoaa. liy llic .BckdtJfir relief of l-Vcn-a-inlnl. llio ildiclil- /u1, rctroslilne mini cliowlut; KUIH lr\\ntivc. Ai >-ou cheiv'oul (li« tnxMivo iji^u-ilknt. xvlilch Is a 11 sol uU'1 y inMol«'HS, llir; How nt *\Kfsl\vt Jut«.9 !R fiwronKcd. Tlic Inxnllvc 1.i >nlKC«l wltli (ht'ia nti'l parr I til Int.i \\w p\t-'. t«[ji^venl>- tinil ri'iiMy. WillmiU i!rtiiwliit; tlio yflflUt'st u[xsj;L, Hie ):i.x:itU'i" |i;isscs IhriKi^b llio stoiiiacli .anil Into UK' Imwctn eo FCk'li- -lltically Hint jour nttlon In ttiorcucli jet on^v. Ti>-|liP |:1 errant, Tvtr<-slilni; JVcn-K- i.ilnl way In n-llpve cotisll|^Utm. Po,-(nrn prvsrrilm Its InitiMvo liisi^JIcttt loi- both ••lill.lrrn an.1 mfnlts, H Js. gf cotitro, 11011- lirtbit-foriiifiif. Sold on ijioJipj'-bnok mnraii- lec. (u-nrroua faniily alzc p^ckat 1 -' 35*--, 'JT-o. "PICKAR'D'S "GROCERY OUR MEATS ARE AS GOOD AS THE..11EST T1IRY MUST SATISFY Stnplc & Piracy .. Groceries 10-14 Chickiisuwlffl Phone fill 5URBY BROS. DRUG CO. SIONKY SAV1N(J SUCCKSTIONS l<H)lt TIIUHK. - nil. 1'HONK 23 Mulii & Hroudwny \\K IVORY Dr.LYON* HOODBUOTi FEENAMINT UVORRS MOUTH WASH ,20-OZ.SIZE' ' 79c SOAP L 22 c TOOTH .POWDER UXATOE 39c I 19 C SALE! BATHROOM NEED?!! Sale at TOBACCOS! Ci try drill. m IIJH, It fcv 'i'ir C,. Cl'ilhl -'Jl' Hull liiirlinill. i; fur TOILET TISSUE RUBBING ALCOHOL OLIVE TABLETS 24c TOOTH BRUSHES 2- BATHROOM vSCALE :m Helmels 25 C ASPIRIN Tablets Bottle ol 100 PYRAMIDON TABLETS 35c« ' lO'i " >t tVION BATH SPRAY '49 ?xkl Knili nilh PHILLIPS' Dental Cream «» PEPSODENT Antiseptic ' Bath Powder (Jl TlirrmiM 5"| •!!] licllli; •'• NUVEL12's Sanitary Napkins Seen TOW.-IS -me: Uoll 1V ' LEON LARAINE "S*n*al!an" Shad* FACE POWDER BISMADINE (01,, FJetchw's CASTORIA LAVENDER LOTION COTY'S n * il " s > lun " Face Powder ' BOST Tooth Past* Citrate of Ma;ncil>, 12 01,lie (Cl 60c Jni! Slltl, condern«d.39c Pluto W«ler, ipllt n Mineral Oil, pint. 47c Sodium PhotpliBte, 4 oz..37c Tlily Dcwlm'iint SI Bliir-OrOII Sh;iin[Hio I,. liipsUck ... .. (idt Italian Hnlm FOUNTAIN MENNEN'S Shaving Crcan 25c Anacln Tabletj, 12'§. . 30c Bromo-Seltztr 24c 51.20 Scgtt'i Emuliion...94c Phoapho-Conip., 12-oz...89c 65c Bisoclol Powder, 3 oz.,39c Snymnn Soup I/ux (!uco-Almimil Soup Ijfc Hiioy Soup . Camay Soup "Certain-Safe" MODESS „ Pcau-Doux(Po-Do) Shaving Cream Choi'olalc Ice Cream Whip Bathing C&ps lOc to 35c Electric Fans 1.39 to 6.50 Picnic Jugs 1-2 gal. 1.19 1.29 mmme^mm Plain or CAoco/ofc Malted Milk Pound /f f ^C Jar -JL'tF Gillcllc liladcs Sfor.lSc 50c I'l'psixlenl Toolh I'iisfe 2i)c 50c Pcpsndcnt Tiioth Powder .'JlV 25c I'cp.sodenl Toolh I'owdcr lilc Iodine, i/i ot 12c Boric Acid, Pound. 29c Mercurocbrome, 1 or 18c. Walk Ea*y Corn Pads....21c Spirits of Ammonia, 2 oz.tlSc Double Thick Malted Milk.... . 1 TC It) Home Made ICE CREAM Pint 15c Quart .25c tflc Ha/or Hl.adcH" .. '5c 2Tic (iiuli or GrifTin While Shoe 1'olish lilc Flit^—Cedar Hafjs Vree\ Lady I'Mer Powder Kile Gold. (Jlint Shnnipoo 2'lc Amolin Cream .... 3!)c E. W. Hopper Hesl. Cream ........ 8!)c Nept -lilc or 220 ^ Perfection Cfeansing Tissues Chill NASH Clli " Ton l ste 7f SALHEPATICAJL89' 1 TODOL , 1Ste 79 c Siv.c PINKHAM ^^ S8 TATriiMBDAL Harlem OQC UULU Capsttks. 35c She &•> VICKS SALVEl QUININE , o, 89° MT1 V w MAGNESIA liftC lUlLlY TABLETS BLACKS BYB WATBR 39° FREEZONE 29 U nnd IRON TAHLETS TYREE ANT1SKmc 24 C ALKA SELTZER 49° ASPIRIN 100 Tablets <&' ACIDINE 75cV a.u C 59° PYRO SANA ^ 39° WAMPOLE'T-si, e 79 G BROMO'QUININE 25 C FOAM TAliLETS QUININE CA " SUI £ n If .CAROID ar K o M . 15° ' W f Lb. 11) u y t pt. MINER AL OIL P int 29 c

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free