The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 21, 1944
Page 2
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PAGE TWO JJLYTHICVILLK COURIER NEWS Benefit Affair 9i* Draws Criticism Ministers Declare -" Seren Laws Broken L In Sunday Festival e » » ' BATON ROVOE, tfi, D«C 21 JUP)—The East Baton Rouge Ministerial Association has adopted resolutions '--".to like cognizance of an affair held a( the conttnitnlt) Club house," as the association put St, last Sunday night. ~ Tile : resolutions Itsl seven laws ,\\hich they stnte were violated 'In the presence of a \cry large group ,ol men,'women -land even,.-little •;<:lilldreii." Tlieresolutions were Mgned by 27 ministers and the inbbl ' The resolutions jet forth that— 'no matter how worthy (lie cause, the end-.oSh''never. Justify, the ihieat of Democracy nnd good gov eminent and therein to good mor- nls and ordlnarj deceiicj that must, inevitably result from open 'contempt- for -whaf'thc constituted authorities hmc decided to be rep- ieliensib!6 and forbidden" > The: resolution.did ' not mention the name"of-th'c affntr to which reference was.'made 'but the coinmun- il\ club vviu, icntcd Sunclaj night lor a,festival for the,benefit of the building> fiirid of.'the Saint Gerard JMnJelia ••'catholic 'Church. The text of the resolution and fthc signatories follows: 'It IstwUh' tlie deepest regret ami •reluctance that'- (he : East' Baton fRouge Mlnislerial Association finds I'self compelled to take cognisance of an affair held at the community ; i:lubhcmse,tn Baton Rouge, on Sun- 'day night,: Dec. 7th', - at which several laws of this state parish and citj \\ere flagrantly \lolat«l and In the-presence of a \er> largo group of men, women and e>en little chil- •dren. "This association takes the lirrn •md unequivocal position tint no matter />6g- worthy the cause the 'end can ne\er jtistlfj the thrcil to 'Deijioeracy and good government .and therein good morak and ordi- itsif decency "that must inevitably result from 6pen conlcmi)! tor whal the constituted nu^lio ' •> 1 n r decided to be reprchei. 'forbidden ' Furtherrnore, the exumple ot organization* •seeking a worthy curt If often as Justification for'the Icwless,' disgwcelul and criminal elements in our 'sodetj breaking ,the laws for commercialized protits t The resolution then set forth \lo 'lations against laws providing that 'alcoholic ' vinous or'ftiSlt liquors ,shall not be sold on bundaj Pirish Ian requlilng the closlnf ion>Sunday o( all businesses EC!! Mni> beer* | A city ordinance forbidding the "ale of Intoxicating liquors, includ ing beer, on Sunday. A state Jaw forbidding the presence of minors where' spirituous' or Intoxicating liquors arc sotd. A slate law forbidding lotteries whereby a person risks the loss of anything of vnlim to realize a pro'r- A slate law forbidding gambling. It was further' slated that there was no record found of the purchase of a>state license to sell beer. Further Investigation showed that (here was no record found of 1 the purchase of n city license to sell beer. Festive parties in keeping with the ire-holidny season have been cn- oycd by Club anil Class members during the week. ' On Friday night, the home of Mrs. 3yron O. Wllklns was the setting for the animal Christmas parly ncctlng of the Luxorit Hook Club nembers. The llgntcd ciirtsfmas rec, nnd the Christmas decorations 'hroughout the rooms open to the jncsls lent n holiday atmosphere. After routine business, presided over by Mrs. T. Loin Stanford, the old- Lnxora Society—Personal time game ot charades was played. Mrs, n. T. Ballcw played the role of "Sanla Glaus" ami presented the gifts. The hostess, assisted by Jier daughter, Miss Ann Claire Wllklns, served fruit cake, with whipped cream nnd colfee. Each plate carried a miniature "snow man" candle. Mrs. U. C. Burnett, of I.IUIe Hock, was n guest, Two new members, Mrs. Charles Lewis and Mrs. O. C. Hicks, ' were welcomed. • » • Monday night, the annual progressive dinner party of Die Kldells class of the Baptist church, Mrs. John Tlnventt, teacher, was held. Mrs. R.-w. Duller greeted the 10 guests nnd two visitors, Mrs. If, 15. Price and Mrs. Charles Itatncy, JM- loxl, Miss., at her home for cock- lails. Miss Eva Cookn and Miss Margaret MoffHt were hostesses for the salad and dinner courses at the M. G. Cooko home. The lower floor of the home open to the guest,? wns deccrntcd in Christmas greens. The guests were scaled nt the dining table, which carried n centerpiece or tvhlto •cimiatfons In n low arrangement, flanked on each side with red caiidles In crystal candelabra. Place cards were book marks of the- 23rd Psalm. The Phillip George home was tlio Betting for the dessert course followed by distributions of the sifts from a largo brilliantly lighted tree. Miss Eva George assisted by her mother st-rv- r cd a Christmas dessert course and .colfee. The Chrlslmas tree, placed • In the living room, had underneath mi nrray of gifts. • * • The recreation room til the Methodist Church was the setting for Hie Christmas parly held by the members of the Gleaners' class 'ami the Wesleynn Guild. A covered dish supper was served. A gaily decorated, lighted Christmas tree was the center of Interest after supper. Mrs. A. li. Ito.clle, teacher of the Gleaners' class, presented the gifts. PTA HAS GUKS'F SPEAKER. ^ At the final meeting of the Luxora Parent-Teachers' Association for I9M. Mrs. Gentry read the President's Christmas message, and heard routine business before Mrs. R. L; Houck, program leader, Introduced the speaker for the afternoon, the Rev. L, T. Lawrence, pastor of the Osceola Presbyterian Church, who brought nn Inspiring message on "Spiritual Awareness", telling a Christmas story relating the part tho Inn Keeper played In the lite of Christ. Tlie fourth niul eights grades won the dollar awards, with six mothers present each. The Kciv. O. C. Hicks, Baptist pastor, wns 11 guest. • • « \ I.OXOHA TJwlCIlKItS AT IIOJIK. 'Mils. •!. I. Mlfflln, accompanied by TJ1UKSDAV, DECEMBER 21, her daughter, Betty Sue, Is In Smnckovcr, Ark., with her sister, Mrs. W. D. Terry, and family. Miss Eunice Shlnn went lo Rus- icllvllle to visit relatives; Miss Christine Culvert will spend the lime at her homo at Marked Tree; Mrs. Avis Crawford with friends in Memphis; Mrs. Nonm Wilson left Tuesday fur Mena, Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Oils Wilson will visit Mrs. Wilson's home at Earle; Miss Emllle Klnl- incre svlll be with her parents nt Comray; Mis. R. T. Dallew will leave Thursday for Memphis to be with her daughter, Mrs. Roy Lake and Mr. Lake. * • « Mrs. Charles Ramey of Blloxl. Miss., has arrived to spend several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Howard. Mr, and Mrs. Joe Hires left Wednesday for Blloxi, Miss., to spend (lie holiday season with their daughter, Mrs. J. Kochenderfcr, their grandson, Charlie Joe Blllingslcy, and Sergeant Kochcnderfer, Luxotan Commissioned following Graduation LUXORA, Dec. 2).—Weldon B. Hicks, son of the Rev. O. c. llicfo, pastor of Hie Ltixora Baptist Church, and Mrs. Hicks, was commissioned an ensign In the United Stntes Naval Reserve following his Ciaduallon from Columbia Unlver- rpn!i finest Christmas gifts of all i are Ihe pits th«t l cc p on gn. ' in g'-r-.Victor RccorJsl Como in to. day-make your selection carlyl Here Are a Few Choice Selection* f HARDAWAY I APPLIANCE I*. :209)VeiHytain slly, New York, Dec 14. Ensign Hicks volunteered for eervlce while a Freshman at Baylor University, Waco, Texa,s, and received his preliminary training at Mississippi College, Clinton, Mi&s., in the Navy V-12 program, before l/ilnu to Columbia University. He will report for duty at Port Pierce, Ha., on Jan. 1. Read CoiirJer News Want Ads. S38.COO for Tx>ss gf Foot BOSTON (UP) _ A federal jury hr.s decided tliat a human fool Is woith $38,000. It awarded that vcr- dict to Clarence Porter. 33, of East Boston in Ills $70,000 damage suit against the company for which ho wan working as a deckhand when his rlghi foot was severed. • Thrives on Flying NEW BKDFORD, Mass. (UP)— It looks as If combat, llylng may "stimulate growth. When Lt. liay- mond J. Thomasset of New lietT- ford Joined the air force, he was 5 feet l Inch. Now, after 15 months In the Chlna-Burma-Imifa theater, he's grown another inch. DRS. NIES & NIES OSFf OPATHIC PHYSICIANS Rectal Diseases a Specialty iM (EXCEPT CAHCER) OFFICEtibURS: 3:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Ciinic 514 Main Rlylhcvllle, Ark. Phone 2921 Full Dressed mind i ' ' Full Dressed Pound We've A Nice Line'df Christmas NDB feG MINCE MEAT Kraft Miracle Whip 7 Lf>. Jar Pt. Thompson *J Seedless 2 Lb. Pkg. / Hershey's 8Oz. Box CAM FLOUR Swansdown Lge. Box . MO JUICE BAKING POWDER 2 Cans No. 2 Con 2 Cans . No. 2 Con 2 Cans . L£ " ge California Red Bunch Large White Iceberg Lg. Heads Fresh Red Stalk Lb. No. I Red fO Lbs. Large Bunch. SWEET POTATOES IAPEFRUIT IGERINES £r°», A Complete Line ot Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Large Size Each , Plenty of Parking Space On Lofr Back of Store U K, Sanders, Mgr. 109-111 West Main J.D.Lunsford, Mkt. Mgr, We've Everything You Need For An Old Fashioned GilSJMAS DINNER! MAKE YOUR- SE AT HAPPY fROM THE FSKEST: HOUR SUPER MARKET SEE and get our prices on Xmas Fruits, Nuts & Vegetables before you buy. LETTUCE Heads CELEI Pound Large Pink Meat .hi mho Size Pound 25' 25' SWEET POTftTCES "S 8 C \ SPINACH „„„„„ 15 Large JJuneh California FRESH TOMATOES u 30 C One I,b. Cluster 25 e CHRISTMAS PRICES CHRISTMAS PRICES E ajCJ Fresh, Full Dressed »«V Pound MINCE MEAT BRISKET RIBS Hulk Pouhtl Pork |«jc Pound 27' Large Pound GEESE „„ TURKEYS DSLL PICKLES B . ch 4 PORK CHOPS 5SS 35 SEAL STEW , „ 19 SAUSAGE ,J: J73 £.! Mom •a*

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