The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 22, 1944
Page 3
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Captured Fliers Set For Holiday Americans In German Prison Camps To Get Christmas Trimmings NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UP)- For people at home who Dave loved ones Imprisoned In German uvlsoii- er-or-irar camps, there's a note of cheer today, Christmas cheer Through the of/oris (he the National War Fund and the American Hea Cross many American airmen I" Germany will have a Christmas complete wilh candle-lighted trees' cornucopias (ille-a with candles Christmas music and books galore' There'll be n regular turkey dinner for the bays, too. It won't l)o like oUior Chrisl- mases ror the lads biding their time la Stalag Luft Mumper Three and other camps, not by n long sho>. Tor Ijyo uf the holiday's priceless ingredients arc missing, home and freedom. Jiul there will be touches o( homo. Months a^o, the lied Cross anrt Ihe Natiomil War Fund went Into action to assure American boys in Germany a holiday celebration. Anrt iodny, word has come through neu- Irnl sources Unit their job is done that the tinsel, gifts and food have niTivcd. And tlie people who made the l>Mm. along with nil of us at home hope that the holiday boxes make Christmas a little whller for those boys who con only stand ami wait. Mary Nell Fleeman Will Head Shady Grove Club Members of Shady Grove 4-H Club .met Monday with Mary Nell Fleeman presiding. Forty three club members am! two leaders were pres- Tlie group sung, led by Uira Wilson, song captiiin. Miss Corn Lee Coleman, home 15LYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS BI'ockwQter Club Names Officers For Coming Year Blnckwiiter •!•]! club members met Monday with Myrtle Pnye l?ob- eids presiding. Miss Coin Lee Coleman. home (lomonstrnlloii agent, discussed plans for the coining year. The newly elected officers were as follows: president, Myrtle Faye Rf.berds; secretary, Betty Sue Flagg; reporter, F-.innlo Mne Phillips, <ind song captain, Fay Ellen Williams. demonstration .iRcnt, discussed plans for (lie coming year. Tlie newly elected officers were i\s follows: president, Mary Nell Flee- mnn; vice president, Bernlce Hudson; secretary, Betty Jean Deal; reporter, Mary Kathryn Ferguson; and song captain, l.m-fi Wilson. The new sponsors elected for (his year wore Mr. and' Mrs. John Williams. to One and All The Star of Bethlehem, to the faithful, became the shining light which must far-all lime symbolize peace and goodwill. Those who first saw it , 1944 years ago today have their counterparts in each of us _ who look ahead with lull f aith in (he enjoyment -j ^.^ ^ ^ Pecpta of all Ian ds.-The Babe bom in.he manger grew to speak words nch in vrisdom which can still guide us in living the good life. Lei us rededicate ourselves this Christmas lo keeping the spirit of the day alive—for all time .... ' The now siwnsoi-s elected for Ihls your wrc Mrs. U'immxl I'hilllps mill Hnynioiul Scull, 'l'lu> inoiiilx'rs nf tin 1 coinnilUoes H)>poli>lr<l ID .sec (lip sponsor.s niul> If ihcy would serve were: I'nyc \Vlllliuns, Finnic MHO I'hlUlps, »o/.!>rth, Molvln Si-oil, J. W. lirle- «liis, unit Leniiin HoljerOs. Driver Escapes Death AS Truck Crashes, Burns PINE HLUI-'l-', Al'k., Ucc. 21 <W) —A nirinlMi'.liain, Aln.', (nick driver. Hoy Ctnrk, inlnirnloiidy f.'mjjrd (tenth early (dilay when his iu- rfiiull.iry.|o.i(lr<| (nick ernslied Into a nilllnu on Hie "free" lirldue near Pine ntuff nml burned. Tlie big Inielc mid Us taruo Uirned for three hours before firemen from Pine Bluff and fine Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Friday and Saturday Talse Colors' with !l!i|>:il»ng C.isslily Serhil: "Ailvcnlurcs of lliu Flying Ciiilels" Sliorf Saturday Midnight Show Weird Woman with Lon Cliniicy * Anne G«7nne Selected Shorts Parrish Transferred Major Mlllnrd B. Punish, super- "luff arsenal eoiild , extinguish Iho bin™. jic,a of the Chines (wlrted rulllngK mid fminework on (lie ••truct.uo niul mused wide eri cki In i""""!- I """! 1 '" °- 'Wish, s li.: pave.uent for so, ' "00 fee , V" "',"?"' "' " AAK Iuls HlBliwuy offloials yny (rnnie w| j lrll ! 1Kf<;f|ltl< ! lo ll "° 1 " c ''- stnllun uud lie resinned this iiftemiion, -Iwck Is In n Pino Illuff hospital •', from lui-evntloiis ulniut PAGE THREE (he A veternii Inliititry officer of World Win- I, Iho M,i';)r io|>orled I here In Aiujnsl, 1912, KUDU nftei 1 1JAAP wnfi nctlvaled. lie wns lin- 1 mediately nsslnncd coinraandliiB officer of Die old 702ti(l Flying Trnln- Ini; Bi|iindron. f,t.(er, ho became >WfC nmlcclnl officer nud pcrronn- cd this duty uiilll ho WHS nmdo nipetvlsor uf supply iipproxlmately ' niMilhs ago. Major ParrUh is n. native of Pllts- hurgh, Pa,, and In civilian lite serv^ ed as on otllctr In the CCO aml> inter, us on employee of the railway mall service.. J{e is married' to the.Cornier MLss Evelyn Klaht-' linger of PIttsbiiigh p a Christmas Flowers v^|Sli|l!> NOW! i^ife :V-o4^ •' '..^s,^ ,^.:^ffli "•' •^••^~^i .^'^m •>k^-:r:^^isp^.;:^^ ^t A Christum Cut Flowers, Potted I'lunls, Dish <;;mlen.s, Door SWIIKS, KoiiiiiR . . . evorylhini/ to iiuiki! n i-cjil Chrijiliim. C'or.siiKes of Orchids, Onrdcnius, Cypnputlfiims in (lilTeiTnt colors. \Vhilo find colored Omellm.s, Cai nut ions mid Uose cortwiros ut (ill times. Kusi'.H— the best, to hu lind— niul niiiny olhor cut flowers. Gel your order in curly mid don't ho We're bonded members of the Klorist'H Tele gnipli Delivery— we wire flowcra anywlierc. GREENHOUSE & FLOWER SHOP ON DAVIS AVENUE HEATON'S Home of Flowers PHONE 549 Fritzius' One Day-Saturday only-we will sell all Christmas'goods left on our shelves at Drastically Reduced Prices! Every Gift Item Must Go! Wind Up Your Christmas Buying At Fritzius and Save! ' mmmm ANNOUNCEMENT: For the convenience of last minute emergency purchases, we will be open Sunday—Christmas Eve Day-from 9 a. m. til 4:30 p, m. OPEN TIL 9 P.M. UNTIL CHRISTMAS FRITZIUS- Better Gifts And Toys ' "We Prewired For Your Christmas!" In BlytheYille Since 1902 GENE T1ERNEY DON AMECHE CHARLES COBURN ...AS WOOOY SERENADES! -^^-• u --" . ... MCK DM] CESAR mm CAROIE UNDIS and hit Orchestra ~i?$SK38?$i Selected SliorUt Tuesday PAL NITE 'Rosie the Riveter' wilh Jane Frazce & Frank Altarlson Tinkling sleigh bells and sof t whi.e snow . . . holly vvreafhs and m.stletoe .Y. roasted Jurkey and pumpkin pie i.T. (he friendly' handshakes of visiting friends and gay voices wishing you well Blend all .hese together and you have our Christmas greetings! Good old fashioned greelings that mount in meaning eoch year as we Say MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR ' Herrick's Jeweiry s

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