The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 23, 1944
Page 6
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PAGE S i'C lever Packages' ' For Christmas : Are'Suggested V The •'festivity" ot the Chrlstmns r'season depends largely on the nt- f tracllveness of decorations, and f Elf's packages or wrapped In a J novel innnner can add to Die offec- . liveness ot merry making, says • JHss Cora Lee Colcman, county • lioirie demonstration agent. "An interesting - container for ". homemade candles and other con• fectlons can be mode from n gourd," ; ilie agent suggests. "Select a large gourd ond cut the neck olt. Drill ." four holes on opposite sides of (lie '< heck through , which gay-colored " cords should be inserted and tied ' around the gourd when the neck• or top—Is replaced. Tlie gourds mny • be decorated with pnim> or left the natural color." For packaging jnrs of preserved i foods, make a basket of oak splints, the agent suggests. Place the Jars In the basket and pack them with ' green phie straw. The caps of tho . jars iriay be covered with red cel- • lophaiie, and a cellophane bo'.v • through which a pine twig nnd several cones have been inserted may be tied to the handle of (he basket as an effective decoration. Another novelty suggested by the Temperatures Atlanta *V Augusts ..i. 53 Birmingham ChsUeston . Charlotte .. Chattanooga Chicago ;.. Cincinnati . Denver ..... Detroit Jacksonville Kansas City Macon fi3 Tallahassee ,. 74 Memphis 39 Miami 72 Montgomery 50 New Orleans 48 New York 28 j San Antonio 55 1 Savannah 48 I Tampa 75 Washington ..; 25 Dallas — I Houston i 47 Jnckf.on 40 Little Rock 37 Low 35 •JS 40 40 30 41 26 10 9 10 40 40 40 24 65 40 20 43 55 23 37 •34 31 BI/VTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Read Courier News Want, Ads. agent is Inserting sm oll cellophane bngiuls of popcorn in corn husks. Tie four or five husks together with f. red or green ribbon, and ornament with a sprig of holly. Promised Land Club Members Hold Meeting Al'vln Duclos presided nt n meeting of Promised Land 4-H omb radsy when 31 club members and cue leader Were present Newly elected officers were ns follows: President, Alvln Duclor vice president, K. T. Mnrr; secretary, Margaret Aim Hill; reporter Mnry Margaret Button; nnd song leaders, Anitii Jean Sykcs and Mary Delphln Balii The sponsors elected for this year were Mrs. Ciirl Matthews atid A. 0, Diiclos. Members of tho committees appointed to ECO the sponsors :and ask if they would serve this year were: Mary Sutton, Annie Hum Allied, Anlln Jean Sykes, Homer Larrnnce, Alvln Dueios nnd Larfv Sutton. To all those serving abroad and to '^all the men and women working for Victory at home, we send oiir hearti- est^ Christinas Greetings and our sincerest wishes for a Happy New Year. STEAM IAUNDW Greek Veteran From Blytheville Adds To Record 15TH AAP IN ITALY, Dec 23 — Pvt Pamlelis II. Pappas, 33, former resident of Blythevllie, Ark . :i mechanic /on n. B-24 Liberator bomber In a-heavy bombardment Bronp based' In southern Italy^ lins chalked up seven 'months service overseas. HI* veteran group, one of the oldest In the Mediterranean urea came into Italy from Afrlen. n yenr ago, shortly after the fall of PogglB nnd Naples to Allied armies The group's advance Into-Italy was part of the Allied overall strategy In Europe to launch vigorous, sustained attacks oh the heart of Hitler's European Fortress- from the South, ns well as from the West. Thus 'this bomber group became a component, part of the 15th AAP Which a year ago emerged In Italy ns n powerful slriklng force against the Nazi War machine. During .the pnsf, 12 months, tlifs particular Liberator group flew 108 combat missions frorri its base iii southern Italy, dropping B.004 tons of explosives on targets in southern hiul ceritfri) Europe. Tills group now- has well over 300 missions to its credit, having previously" • operated from bases, In Asln-Minof anil North Africa. ' Before his enlistment into the United States Army, Pvt. Ptippas was in. the Grecian army Tor eleven months. He enlisted ill the U. S. Army In March, 1042. Memphis Court Fines Local Man In Accident MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 23. — George C. Cummlngs, 61, of Blytheville, was fined $26 on a charge of reckless driving nnd was fined !61 and held to the state on a charge of driving while intoxicated hi city comt nt Memphis following HU 'accident.. ' • Police' said a sedan, driven by- Mr. Cummlngs, sldeswlped a parked car Wednesday afternoon, then ran 100 fset mid lore down a picket fence. New llfcsavlng device is the plywood, power-clrli'eri lifeboat, which Is dropped from ii plane Into the seii. It's loaded with supplies, released by the bomb release nnd carried down with parachutes. • T — I 1 HE spirit of .the pleasures of the Yuletide*seas^today?w?'gain strength and fortitudejyith.whichjo meet the problem^ ^pfjomorrow.) jTo our friendroTthrriomrfront""arid to~our~meri\ ( in uniform, we wish from the depths of our hearts'the] jthings that will bring you.theJiappiness'Vu'so'n'chly-'' deserve.' HUDSON Cleaner-Tailor-Clothier F!!«'.H«U«-—;£ Y^^i •£"•••••;' <«-'^<^^ New Officers Named By Pawheen Club Group A meeting of the Pnwheen 4-11 Club was held Tlilirsdny, with Dct- ly. Ixiii Malone presiding. There were 44 club members and two leaders present. Newly elected officers for this year 1 were .as. follows: President, nelly Lou Mnlone; vice |)i- c .sldeiit Boimy Wayne Mntheny; secretarv ycrnlce Fletcher; reporter, Mack Culp; nntl song captain, joyco Parsley. Tile iijiohiors elected for this year were: Sharlptte Hart, Bruce Culu nd J. W. fal-slcy. 'The members of the committee appointed to ECC the sponsors ami ask If they would serve were as follows: Joyce Parsley, Bobby jean Bynt, Wllnia Messlck, . Kenneth PhJHI|js, Max Culp arict Marlin Hatcher. Miss Cora Lee Coleinan, counlv home demonslratlon agent wns present. Gerald Cass'idy Heads At morel 4-H Members . Members of Arrnore; -l-ll ciui) met Friday, wltli Gerald •' Cnsslily ' The newly elected officers were aS, follows: President, Gerald Cas- f.idy; vice president, , Arnold stc- wnrt, Pcrry v Lce Ariklsson; reporter, Mike O'Kcefe, and song leader Jonn Tankci'slcy. Tlie sponsors elected for (lib year were E. M. ReueiiolU aild Mrs 1'. R. Walson. Members of the committee appointed to ask sponsors if they would serve Ihls year were iiike O'Keefe, Perry Lee Adklsson, Arnold Stewart, Tinoeenc Keith, Ln- Vcrnc Met^ger and Oneta Dednian. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, The Drltlsh Army's mobile laundry unlfs can wash all the underclothing for 12,000 troops every week. Billy Hughes fleeted By forty & light Club A meeting of the Forty & Eight 4-H Club was held Friday, will] Billy Hughes presiding. There were' 44 club members and one leader present. Puring the business session the club eltKtect officers for the com-; ing year. They were as follows: President, Billy Jinglies; vice president, Bo Rogers; secretary, Gloria Dcen Benird; reporter, Margaret York; song captain, Gloria Been Besifd. The sponsors elected for this year were Mrs. P. Y. York and Ray TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS Moke Your Selections Now— HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. "25 Years' Continuous Service" Harrison. The members of the two committees appointed to see the sponsors and ask If they would serve were as follows: Naomi White, Virginia Nelson, Gloria Deen Bealrd 13o Rogers, Rayford Barnes and Carl Odom. BJooi! donations (a Red Cfoss centers average 80,000 a week. Ulntntr fJrwf vajjt Cobbler FlhdS $255 in Shoe KOCHE8TER, N. Y. (UP)—Whc his last wouldn't fit the man's sho he was aooiit. to repair, cobble Stephen blaiorgio reached into th toe of the shoe—and drew out wart of bills' nmounlhig to $255. Th old brown oxford looked like KOJden slipper tw the cobbler—fo the nonce. But the customer wl get his money back, because DI j Giorgio remembers his face a] though he doesn't know his name Planters Hdw. Co., Inc. home of SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT DE LAVAL MILKERS ond SEPARATORS GOULD'S ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS ' U. S. BELTING and PACKING CANDLEWtCK CRYSTALWARE COMPLETE LINES OF HARDWARE Phone 515, BlytheylDe, Ark, Four Modern Plants: LUXORA,ARK. Sam Berry, Ginner, George Dillion, Manager MAN I LA; ARK. Henry Berry, Ginner and Manager STEELE, MO. Charlie Wilson, Ginner and Manager BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. Walter Wilson and Charlie Robinson, Ginncrs ( D. J. Hodge, on fhe scales, and Bob Lee Smith, in rhe Office, in Blytheville) :• jThe season" of gift giving finds us air most .'grateful; to Jour* me^rand • women'' in "'uniform' for the^qift^of I-Hi '•-. - •*"( "*S !*3 "^ ' -if.- peace and Victory'which they have striven forJ|To them^ga our fondest Christmas wishes' : ;, 'Next ^'- to those" in the uniforms of war plants and farms'go~our'Squal- ! ly sincere greetings"and "apprecia- 1 tion for the great contribution made : through the sweat of their brow and . the strength of their brawn* in speeding the day when .those* in fighting dress may return home. Finally-to everyone in Our community, whom we call "friend and neigh-; bor" t go our heartfelt expressions of the ' t season's cheeriest sentiments! May each'Christmas'and • to follow . find i |r> -<i .* jw ^ •» and your, loved_ones ever near/ ed Top ins 'ff RUSSELL BARHAM, Owner

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