The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1949 · Page 2
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WWW TWO BLYTHEVILM5 <AnK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1949 Jaycees Select Oratory Winners By Krla Kr««er NEW ORLEANS, March 1. W)— I New Orleans quit work today and played "let's pretend." It waa Mardi Gras. For glorious hour*, the problems I of lh« real of the world, and of the other 364 days, »ere solved sltn- Coleman Borowsky, Blythevllle ply by making believe they didn't Hl«h School atudent, last night won exist. • ftrst plac» In the public speaking By scores of thousands, the peo- coutett conducted by the Junior pie stepped out of the normal hum- Ohamber of Commerce In connec-1 drum lives Into the character ot ol Jaycee- New Or/eons Forgets Worries Two Russian -It's Mardi Gras Time Again \Colonels Shot In Gem Theft Contests Conducted In Making Posters, And Public Speaking tlon with observance tpontered American Week here. In a po«ter content held (or Junior high school students, first place was won by Harry Lum. More than 30 ra»ttn entered 1n the contest were on dlipjay In the Jaycce clubrooms during a dinner-meeting last Preceding the meeting, Ihc first of a «rle» of Jaycce radio roiind- tablt dtsciisjions »•«» broadcast ' from 7:15 to 1:30 over local FM facilities. DitciiMlng J a y o e e activities Arthur S. Harrison, JennlngJi Bailey, William Wyatt and Bill Boone took part in the radio forum. Prlres Awarded Other winners in the public «peaklng contest, last night were Rex Lovell, second, and Ml»s Roberta Bracy. third. Prizes of $10, «5 ' »nd $2,W were swarded the winners Mr. Borowsky spoke on "Freedom of Democracy," Mr. Lovell on "Oportunltles of America" and Miss ' Bracy on "Democracy." { Othfcr speakers and their topics '' were Miss Nancy Damon, "Oppoor- tunltles of America;" Howard Bailey, "Democracy;" Miss Gay Gnr- rlgnn, "The Two-Paily System;" Robtrt Oration, "The Declaration of Independence." • Th« speakers were Introduced ny B J. Hopper, public speaking Instructor at Blythevllle. High School , An entry by Shirley Wade won second place in the poster contest A poster by Joe Wlscnhunl *nc Russell Bready was awarded thiix prlM. Prizes of »10, 15 and »2.50 were awarded. ItldftM Annnunc«5 The first and second place win ners In the speaking contest wll appear on the next Jaycce radl roundtable. -i Judges of the public speaking fcontest were Doyle Henderson, f Jodie Nabcrs and Oscar Fendler. Tot the poster contest. Judges were Dr. C. L. Cr«|g, Monroe Crnine, Ben Henderson, Jlmmle Sanders tnd Russell Mosley. Harold Anderson was In charge of the program, Bill Tamke ts chairman of the Jaycce Amorlcan- lim Committee. Robert Llpscomb, band director tt-Blythevllle High School, was Inducted as a new member. their dieam« and fancy. They appeared o« acrobats, billet dancers, clowns, devils, elves, fakirs, gypsies, highwaymen, Indians, Jockeys, knights, lifeguards, minstrels, nymptlis, oraugiilangs, pi- rales, queens, roustabouts, souses, tramps, Uncle Sam, vaqueroi, witches, yeggs, and Just plain ?.antes. There would have been some beginning with "X," too, If anyone had known what a xlnca or a xosa The carnival season has been celebrated since Jan. 6 with balls, and for the past ten days with parades. But tody only, Murdl Oras, Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent, the whole city joins In a general holiday of public masking and frivolity. Visitors estimated roughly at 100,000 joined the uncouted residents who went out to have fun. or to watch others having It. Monarch of the celebratlop—Rex. Klnif of Carnival and Lord of Misrule—was Lester r. Alexander, industrialist «nd boat builder. His queen wns a beautiful, pe- Ite debutante with blue eyes and Ight brown hair. Dolly Ann Sou- chon. davighler ol Dr. and Mr«. Sdmond Bouchon. Traditional high point of the revelry was the passage of Rex's parade of mule-drawn, palntei) can- v«i float* through Die streets «t mlrtdny. Climax o! Rex's ride was the champagne toa.st to Ills queen as she sat among her maldl In * bunting-draped stand »t the swank Boston Club on CansI Street. Yet nex lind tc share his glory wltli other spectacles. There were two 1°»K processions of decorated trucks. Each truck bore members of a dub, fraternity or other group, rosuimer 1 alike or according lo « central theme. A couple of dozen murcV.lng club* moved on foot throuRh tlic crowds. One of the most spectacular pageants was thai of Ihe Zulus, NeBro organization which appears In the barbaric splendor of the Jungle. Bandleader Louis Armstrong returned lo his native New Orleans to be KliiR of the Zulus tod«y. Bill the parades were only technical reasons (or the citizen* to congregate In the streets, dandii*. singing, strut Inn, pushing, stomping. lauKhini! at ««<•-" °Ui« r >nd «l themselves, forfeiting they ever had a worry'or will hove again. ToiilRht Iht! celebration ends with the torchlil. pavarte of the Krewc of Oomus, balls of Rex »nd Comus nt the Municipal Auditorium, and various smaller affairs. Tomorrow Lent begins. Today's revelers will become worshippers at Ash Wednesday services. BERLIN, March 1—(/r-i-TliB U S. licensed newspaper Der Abenc reported yesterday two Russlai colonels were shot iuid 200 oilier Russians arreMed after disclosure of a huge Jewel theft within at official Soviet ainecy. The anti-Communist newnpape charged the scandal wan responslbl for closing the Berlin office of th Soviet Foreign Trade Mlnlstr several months ago. According to Der Abend, Hi exact nlze of the theft has neve been determined. But It was re ported to Include millions of mark worth of currency, gold and plat hnmi as well as twelve pounds o costly gems, The man who stole them—A R«. sian bookkeeper—escaped to wes ern Germany. However, two of h superiors—both colonels— were rested and "shot Immediately," 11 paper said, despite Russia's clal iouse Committee Okays Hot Springs Park BUI WASHINGTON, Mar. 1. (A-)—The louse public Lands Commltlee "yes- crday approved a bill to give the U. 8. Commissioner for Western Arkansas authority to hear and act |X»i complaints of law violations within the Hot Springs National Pirk. The authority would extend to Mullens of federal and state lawa and thoae of the city of Hot Springs, ncludtn; the making of a false oath o oblaln bathi In the free bath- ibe. In the park. Marriage Licenses The following couple* obtained marriage licenses at the office of MlM EllwbeUi Blythe, county clerk, yesterday and Saturday: Henry Gosnell Davis and Miss Anne Jane Braawn, both of Bly- Iheville. Lewis'Ingram, Jr., and Miss Leila Earlcne Baker, bolh of Blythevllle. Jajnej Lee and Miss Georgia Mae Bub»nk», bolh of Manila. Ralph Keenon and Miss Booble Oen« Pankey, both of Blythevllle. f/ness Delays Ousted Author's Testimony NEW YORK, March 1. </Pj—Anna Lou'se Strong, 64-year-old writer xpellcd from Russia on espionage charges, has been excused because of Illness from appearing today The flicker catches his food— mostly anta—by thrusting out m» long tongue which ia covered with a sticky saliva which anare* them. Read Courier News Want Ads. MUMt •U*-'" •" coins to have abolished capital punishment. Investigation* following the bookkeeper's flight disclosed enormous embezzlements. Oer Abend said, Those arreuled were said to Include lh« heads of all five soviet foreign trade offices in Germany. before a tcdcrnl grand Jury invea- UgruliiK subversive activlies. The Justice Department a^i-ced yesterday to her lawyer's request for delay In her appearance. 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Plnitnsm* bM b rrftnd Boolhlnil effect on on* o/ woman'* moal tmporianl orgnnlt Supreme Court Refuses To Review Treason Case •WASHINGTON, Mar. 1. «T)—The Supreme Court yesterday refused to review Douglas chandler'* conviction for wartime treason. The refusal his the effect of upholding the oonviotlon. Chandler, a former Baltimore writer, wa» accused of betraying hi* country by serving In Germans M a Nail propagandist. He \isecl AUCTION SALE MAIN STREET STORE TO BE CLOSED OUT Everything will b« told at the price you'll pay. Fixtures and Equipment will be sold. WATCH FOR THE NAME SALE WILL START FRIDAY, MARCH 4th Solid Mahogan Best Values in Solid Mahogany Bedroon Furniture See them Now! You may buy! piece or any combination of pieces to suit your needs. The price, are most reosonable-a 3-Pc. Combination consisting of low poster Bed, Chest and Dresser for only $279.00. Jo tring Back lh» Good Old Days! Pile Into the old sled and chaw the moonlight down the back toads. 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The Folger Flavor is distinctive and different. No other coffee is quite like it. Try it and you will lov« it for it* keen, winey tang... for ita rich, vigorous goodness ... for the very completeness of ita satisfying qualities. Chest - $89.75 Pictured Above Chesl on Chest Shown in $4^150 Top Picture. 137' Low Posler Bed Shown in Top Picture. Double Dresser With Mirror. H Q7 5 ° Pictured Above |0/ High Poster Bed /j Pictured ?QQ 7S at Left / 7 Night Stand 4 Drawers. In Top Picture FOLGER'S COFFEE TNiMS A MOUNTAIN OF KAVOt IN WHY SrOOHFUl Charles S. Lemons Furniture

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