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FRIDAY, APRIL. 12, 1916 LUA'TIIHVII.LK (AUK.) COUUIKU Vets May Obtain G.E.D. 'Diploma' Government Education Department Offering 'Graduation Tests' Vocational Ag Students Will Compete Today Students In Blythevllie His;li School Agricultural Vocational classes will participate in the Norlli- cast District judging Contests to tic held today at Slnte College, Joiwsboro. The contests nre open to all rpKUlntly enroled students of Vo- calioiml Agriculture who arc qual- ifled Future Panners of America members In good slnnclliij;. Competitions will be held In dairy, general livestock and poul- Suspect Is Held For Jewel Thei! Accused Taxi Driver Of Impersonating Express Employe for those veterans who did not receive a High School diploma before entering service the Government Education Department is sponsoring & program by which they might receive certificates equivalent lo a High School diploma. This announcement was made here today by Philip j. Deer, su- ll 'y judging. Contests in farm shop peivisor of Mississippi County j <tool identification) also will be Schools. held. A public speaking contest In discussing the program, Mr.! wi "i olle entry from each PPA Deer pointed out that in n number of cases a veteran must have a High School diploma to get « job. If a veteran takes the G. E. D. test and passes it ho will be awarded a certificate of Equivalency of High Ecliool Graduation by the State Education Department. It will be considered as such for any job for which he applies. Any veteran In this county who is interested in taking this test should contact Mr. Deer at his office in the Courthouse as soon as ixjssible. •• Chapter will be carried out in conjunction with judging contests Awards will be made to individual M'inner.s as well as an awurc to the chapter producing winniiv teams. The following teams, representing Blylheville FPA Chapter, wen announced by the president, liar vey Pogue: Dairy judging: Cullen Dixon Bits of News ; Mostly; Personal Lloyd Koonce and Jnek Duclos; sen eral livestock, Bill Lee Wixon, ste wart Gurley and D. J. MeLeod poultry. Harvey Pogue and Hnir Deskins; farm shop. Billy Frnzler and Eugene Kemptr nnd public speaking, John Hollingsworth. Mr. and Mis. L. D. Chamblln have returned irom. a motor trip to Fayetteville. and Clinton and Kansas Cily, Nfo. In Fayetteville they visited their son, Jack. Chamu- lin, a student there, and his family. They went to Clinton to see Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Vail, who for- Ynerly lived here, and found Mrs. Vaii had been removed to a hospital in Kansas City and so went there for a brief stay with her. Mrs. John Featherston is undergoing treatment at Walls Hospital because of nn ailment to her hand. Orval^Ray, storekeeper first class, son of Ben Ray. has received a discharge from the US Naval Reserve at Terminal Island, San Pedro. Cnlif., and arrived to ue with his father. A veteran of 28 months overseas duty, he is entitled to wear the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon, American Theater ribbon, Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation ribbon and Good Conduct Medal. A graduate of Dell High School, he plans to enter college soon. Pvt. David Bowen is spending a IB-day furlough with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowen at their home in Deli, before going to Camp stouten, rittsburg, Calif.. for ussignment to overseas replacement i-seryice. -He ha&.-been -stationed at Camp Robinson, Little Rock. Mrs. S. E. Vail, who underwent a serious operation yesterday morning at St. Josenh Hospital, Kansas City. Mo., was resting fairly well this morning, following •A -transfusion, Mr. Vail wired her sister-in-law. Mrs. T. J. Mahari. The Vails formerly resided in Bly- thevill?. Mrs- Farmer England and Mrs. Robert Haitigan of New York City, hbuseguesl of Mr. and Mrs. c. A. Afflick. went to "Memphis last night for the concert by Muck Horvcll, baritone of tlie Metropolitan Opera, at the Auditorium. Condition of John B. Walker, who has been seriously ill of a heart ailment at his home on the Barfield Road for the past month, Is unimproved. Mrs. W. A. Afflick left yesterday for Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek. Mich., where she will take treatment three weeks. She was accompanied to Memphis by Mr. Afflick. Mrs. James T. Brnckin, Miss Lonisc Copeland and Mis.* Joe K Woddy will spend tomorrow . in Gideon, Mo., where the.y will visit Mrs. 'Belle Copeland, who is ill. Condition ot O. N. Hawkins, who . has been ill at his home on Fifth Street for Ihe past several days is improved. He is still confined to his bed. Chief petty Officer T. W. "Buddy" Baxter is spending a leave here with his parents. Mr. am: Mrs. C. M. Baxter. He will report to Memphis for further assignmem following his leave, to end April 20. Petty Officer Baxter came here from Norfolk. Va., where his ship, USS Lander, was decommissioned. A veteran of service in the Pacific Miss Turner Has Invitation To Conference Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, supervisor of Blylheville elemenliiry schools, has been invited to attend the Southern States Work- Conference May 27 through June 8 nt Daytona Beach, Fla. For Ihe past seven years, educators from the South Imve met in conference to study educational , r _ needs and problems of the Southern region. The ..conference .Is sponsored by .he State Department of Education and Education Associations of various states. The problem for study this year "Elementary Schools and Their Needs." Others .from Arkansas who have been - invited to participri'.e Myron Cunningham of the .State Department of Education; Dr. Ro> Roberts of University of Arkansas J. F. Wahl. superintendent of Helena Schools and Carl Bird, superintendent of Wilson Schools. Read Courier News Want Ads. MIAMI. Flu., April 12. (Ul>> —A criminal information Hiursjiii!; the thefl of S44.842 worlh of jewels, hrongh an hnpcrsoiKilion laekei, wus filed today against taxi diiver Harold Astiwhan of Miami. 'Hie county solicitor's ofllre s:i!d that Astiachitn picked up the. jewels at tin- Miami Heiieh firm of A. Joseph liiuiud on Match 14, poslnu as nn express agency employe. The shipment was lo have none lu New York by uir express, but <hct not arrive there. Neither Solicitor Robert R. Tiiylor nor officials ot the firm would name tlu> person lo whom they wore consigned. The theft was the largest jewel robbery in 11 lony series on Miami Beach this winter. Daoiid. matiniU'r of the firm which bears his tinnie, said Ihe gems hud noi yet been recovered. Astruehiin was arrested Into yesterday by Miami police. The lory of the tiieft Iind been kept .secret .mull niter he was jailed. The jewels .stolen were u platinum j nnd diamond bracelet, live diamond' rings and Iwo pairs of earrings. The FBI was interested In the case, but took no action uiUH it could be proved that the jewels were sent ici-oss a state line alter they were stolen. Oaoud said that his insurance company had advised him i»t to discuss the cnsc until more details lad been cleared up and more was mown about the nature of the .heft. There was a strong possibility -hat more than one i>«rson WHS involved in the pliuming. Taylor said inai no would ask for Ceiling Prices Are Announced On GM Models WASHINGTON. April 12. (UP) — The car-hungry public was told lo- d;iy Mint OI>A ceiling prices on four lillli model Clenerul Motors nuto- mubilf.s would rnngo from $(JG I" $117 holier Hum in 19-12. The new prices affected only Pon- U:u-s, Oldsmobik's. Bulcks and Ciul- tlliics built before the 105-dny Genera) Motors strike and now In the hand:; of retnll dealers. ; New cuul lilglioc prices will be tu>- | noutK'cd lak'i: fur car.s bull! nflet 1 I Hie company grunted nn IB 1 *.' cent hourly wa«i' increase. OPA did not .say when the new schedule would be announced. The nuprovod increases over 1942 prices included: Pont inc. from $66 to $fi5, average $81: OUiMTiobllc, from $8t> to »VM. averatc $107: Uuick, from tfiO to $138, average S77; Cadillac from $M» to $117, avernpe $280. The Increases covered only technical and engineering Improvements made in the 19-16 models iind wane anil materials cost Incieiises the (nil ol MHE up to OPA previously Kinnted Chevrolet « $-11) Increase on its four-door sedan to cover technical clunnics. Other Chevrolet prices .still liavc mil Ixt'ii annomu'ed. Cabaret Dance Will Feature Accordionist' wnrd. Ifo'A'Cvei', when he was asked to play tomorrow night, ot the dance, he Instantly consented and' told jaycee:;, "It you want me to play, I will play." „,, „ .• .„ ; ,.^'. Orchestra for the'd»nce win be .'"Ibiike" ..'(Jifkson and, W«':;e(tht- ' ' ' Men In-Service MEN IN HKHVICK .. si Fred Jerome I'lpkln, baker first class, has undergone two operations at Great ijik.'.s Naval Traln- liijt Sli.tlon. where he Is stationed. The son of Mrs. A. J. Pipkin, he recently returned to the Stales from Tokyo, Jnpuu, alti'i to months sen duty. Read Courier New.s Want Ads. Farmers Furniture Store Now Limited ut 405 East Main St. New mid lisrd I'limllinr 11 liiuli bond on Aslnichmi. and that criminal court trial could proceed without the necessity for an indictment or preliminary hearlny Pi.ul iii,:.-.ita, iilimi ureovillon )];iyt't'. \vlll be a fenlure UmiotTnv: ilyhl al tin 1 eubitrel .style dunn* it I ho Armory. sinmsoreil by the liihlnr chamber <>t Comnu'ive. Nnlluaally known, thi 1 nccorthon pluyer hn.s Just c(un|iU'lnl si HMO loin 1 . A lirtnient visitor (n Dlytlicvllle. lu 1 in rived luMe this innriihip, l>lumiliiti to leave Miorlly ulu-r- IT SURE IS A GRAND FEELING To liiiti fnii £i't iiiiulily, fnM nrlkm in Si. Jusc|,h A»i>iiitK Find out Cm- youiSi-H Unlriy. JX'uinml M, A,«|mm, wuilil'ii iKim-al rvlliT nt vi even inuttitm HID IM>- JciHonh A,«|mm, Hlf, You van bnv U'l ti/o (in- a. r K-, uhiLu3l 11 or Yowr Home .-. '..., '.;,.•,..:.'.. _._'_"; Just, iTCfWeil inrije s.hlpmrnt of Spring-filled living roorti liirnilure. 2 piece living room suites, $159,96-to < 1264.50. • Couch suites. 2 piece, S101.06 lo $109.60.. Couch only $59*5 to $8050. Als'u a large mni.bcr of spring filled rockers'to select' irom, ASvin Hardy Furniture Co. Mnin St. New nnd PKon« 2302 fur l.OHKNK'S BKA11TV SHOP 1215 W. Muln-Street FHONK 2S43 Lorcne Hitmillon Gcoi-gia Hudson WHY WOKKY7 forget the yant ;or tbe flummer- Oontnct us for complete ujikeeii. Home Service & Storage Co. Coaily r>. Kaloii I'houe l:BU 13 Theater, he has been awarded battle stars. Mrs. Jesse M. White is confined to her bed at her home, 401 East Davis. Mo-J ON YOUR • T ..» -—* IOPS fOB MONARCH]. COOKING, TOO MONAftCH FINER PEANUT BUTTER COFFEE SATURDAY BAKERY SPECIALS Fresh LEMON 2-Layer CAKE ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES Let us figure your bill of materials or the total Contract, including labor. ,E ELECTRIC CO. Phone 3371 110 So. Sec. For River-Washed and GRAVEL 965 Wo Also Soil Good Black Dirt tor Fills Sandy Loam Blyihcville Owned — Employing Itlythcville People ITCHINQ ^PIMPLES COMHINK MH.O SEED We will conlract in nclvancc'l to buy your Milo at a gunran-1 teed price lor the 1940 crop.' 1945 growers nre repealing.' See or wrile us for seed nnd details. MISSOURI SOYBEAN COMPANY Caruthersvilte, Mo. U»KB mr KIL11OKK SKIN SUCCISS OINTMENT Mial FARM LOANS Prompt SarvioB RAY WORTHINGTON Serving Thh Swtlou for *1 Tean US So. 3rd, Flj-tbeviHe, Atk. Tnm in Prudential Program Sunday at 4 p.m. over WREO DANCE Saturday Night 9:00 til 1:00 o'clock In the ofr-conditioncd BLUE ROOM of the HOTEL NOBLE AdmbHkM «0e lad. Tu. Checkroom Available LAO IE 8 ADMITTED ONLY WITH ESCORT rr "The Crucifixion liy John Hlaincr Will be Presented by the BlythevsHe Choral Society Under the Direction of Mrs. Datton C. Fowlston Mrs. Murray Smart, Organist SUNDAY, APRIL 14 at 4 p. m. in the First Baptist Church NO ADMISSION CHARGE The program will lie broadcast over Station KI.CN as a public service feature This Advertisement Sponsored by KiRBY DRUG STORES Concert Will Be Broadcast Over KI.CN RECONVERSION brings its problems First Nationol !ns. Agency Phone 2311 108 North Second ill!; • Stnilffurd . Lark in Service Station 219 East Main St. K. llulcn lltlmn SOMETHING NEW! READY-MIXED CONCRETE Foundations-Sidcwalks-Dcivcways-Porches Call 517 for estimates PRIDE and USREY COAL and CONSTRUCTION CO. Approvnd FHA Contractors HALVES § 8JOSS Top Ceiling Prices Paid BUYER AT PLANT DAILY MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS NO commission, no yardage or other expense to you. Como to NG PACKING CO. Inc. PHONE 44, WILSON, ARK. II WASH TURBS Hreaking the News ( WHAT! youMEAM nwrl- ICWTHATOWB6UEVE1T! KINPA FORWARD. OOMCHA tKlNK NO, Til LET THEWV AWE THE FIRSTMOVE: VOU HAD UEVER MENTIONED WUR FAMILV, TOW. BUT I NEVER DSEAMEO YOU DIDNT WOOW WHO THEY WBJEJ CO THIS EXPLAINS HOW M0LU OO**. SOT HOU> Of |*EI SHE'S THE 010 WirCH,DEARI6,WH0 BAN OUT ON MF YEARS ASfl! ..ATO DOMS a.M.\S THAT A PANCIB CALLED TOttl LA RUE is THE REAL EVA SASSO COINS TO CO 3 RINHIP THe SASSOS AND SW, •HH10, HOW AN 1 POP! HERE I AM f '? FOR SALE! (!:i. CorriiKiitctl Sice] Culverts in .1.6 Ft, .7 willt Connecting ljunils. They're Lighter than Concrete^ 1 Easier lo ' Install and Will I /.at a Ufctime. T . " " CALL OR WRITE- LEE WILSON & CO. Phone 18 Wilson, Ark. j-Pumps) Are Available Again AT TER'S HARDWARE CO I N C.