The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 17, 1949
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(AUK.) COOTTCT NEWS TTJfOTAY, MAT IT, IMf ' Conk Books Hit By PTA President -Uitwholtsomr Movie .Anil Radio Shows Alto Under Convention Fir* •T. LOOTS, May 17. IB*)— Continuation of t fight agaltut "unwhole- MBM eomle books, moving pictures and radio programs with even |r*»Ur' yigor" was promised yea terday by Mr s . L. W. Hughes of Arlincton, Tenn.. president ol the National Oongres* of Parent* did Teachers. In her annual address prepared tor opening of the oreantzntion's SJrid convention, Mrs. Hughes described oomie books "as a chief In- fluenc* of today on the minds of the younfr," The whole world s s stirred, *he added, by. "the avalanche of horror-sex comics that have become a major Industry." J*r». Hughes touched on Juvenile delinquency »"<* divorce, saying "we Rre'-not blind, to these rising dis- intefcitine forces. We know too well'that Juvenile delinquency Is * disease, ttiat destroys'too' ninny young lives, that divorce is an ev puUlric'>st veTy foundations o American family." At another point'she declared "1 is shumerul to have to sdmll thn in till* (treat and powerful lami Inadequate housing Is the nile'a'n' not the exception. In the lleht o modern' knowledge the problem o housing cannot be divorced from the nroblem of health., "Physical slums" ' she added "hreed'human slums'. Thousands o American-children are living sunshine, and fresh air scldo- come. It Is up to us as an orgnnui tton pledged to the welfare of chl dren to do everything possible t attack untl solve'this problem." Mrs Hughes announced tli membership in the National Coi (Tress has increased to 5.T14 *58. g»in of 1,864252 during her three- year administration. About 3000 delceates are here f'"> r the convention, which Is being held In Kiel Auditorium, • • A Splendid Graduation Gift.... Royfeorn Says Congress Wi/i Rimoin in Session T>ire« or Four Months •WASHINGTON, May n_f/7>i— House Speaker Rayburn (D-Texl predicted yesterday Congress will remain in session for three or four months, but said- reports that » special Msslon will be held this fall are "non-senslcal." Raybum also predicted, »fter f. legialative conference at the While Home,.that • joint Congressional tommittee will make an Investigation of lobbyisls. v- <n Th«, K^eaker said .there was rtacUohifrom President'Truman on this score, however. jHouse Majority Lender McCormack (D-Mass) told reporters the president had urged an Inquiry daring hls : IMS campaign and since his election. JVeu? eof*r beauty ttedded with the strength ol Sam*ontt« It will b« lov« at flr.t light when you • •« tht rich, aged-leather look of Samionlte'a handiom* new Saddl* Ta» finish. Bett«r than leather—Samaonlt* li an excluiive, tough, dirt-proof miracle covering that will wear and wear and wear! And famoui tt*m§onit« •uper-atrength construction . . . aolld brasi streamline fittlnga . . . rich, longwearing llnlnga promlia you happy traveling through th« year«. In addition, two (or »v«n thr««) matched plec«« coit lea* than you'd «xp»ct to pay for on« ca«« of auch quality. Imagine ... a SamaonlU Vanity O'NiU and a Ladiei' O'NIU for only »37.*1 Add to your Mt any time, too. A. *,mi.piH. V»lty O Hit., »17.JO a. taiKi.nlt* M«n'l Ov.fnllhr, »17.1« C. »«mi»nH. 1>4I«>' O'KII., llf.10 D. ».mi«r«ll« Pullm.n, $17.10 I. ten<i»ltlt< H«n4 W.rJr.b., $»1.DO* •All Pri<» SubJMl t« e«;*l!n« 1«>M ' O'NiM BHS GIRL GRADUATES OF 1949 W.rdr»k«, $13,00 Senior Girls, Pictured Above, Reading from Left to Right: Twv-Sutor, $11.00 • Samsonite Luggage Charles S. Lemons Left to right—1st ron Betty Ixigan Mary F. Onines Betty Nell Holland Mary Dowdy Ann McLeod Jo Ann Trleschman Virginia Baughmnn Patricia Hay Joan Lutz Mary Jo Ross O'Lctta Bailey Peggy Lou Hipp Second row— Luna wilhelm csponsor) Betty Carter Patsy Beshars^ Rnmona Crnflon Gay GfliTiBan Anita Sykes Margaret Hill Peggy Hawkins Eva June Ellis Dollie Thompson Betty Wooten Frances Bowen (sponsor) Third row— Msixmc Hill Roberto nracev Barbara Stewart Maxtne Henson Dcmn Bohannon Mnrthn Dixmi Christine Austin Petty Joyce Reid Billic Jean Htchnrdson Patty ,'. Graham Ann While Fourth row— Bobbie Sue Whiseiihunl June Sltrcs Patricia Regan Jean Dedman Brttv Lav son Lonnell Overman Louella Alley Clarice Maxwell Ann Skelton Bobbie Faye Michael Girls Not Pre«en4 f«r Pletor* Mary Ball Mabel Booker Jane Coulter Mary Sue Hawklni Betty Presnell Emma Shook Mary Ellen Stafford Dorothy Thaxotn Mary Ann Warth Mary Louis* Warth NEW! WITH BUILT-IN WATER FILTER FOR WHITEST WASH YET Exclusive new "Cleanflow" filter! rust and other impuriiies from «-iter. Now with EASY'S famous two-tub washing and rinsing action you get the whitest, brightcsi washei ever. NEW ! WITH 3 MINUTI AUTOMATIC SPIN-RINSE you just turn a tap and the amai- tng new Spin-rinse needlc-sprayt <lothc» cleaner, fresher. Two- »'av rinsing iction removtt all iud« and scum. Spins clothe* damp-dry. No wringer. No Kt tub* needed. NEW! wrm HANDY SWING I We're Proud... ,But a Little Sad. —o— W«, who have fcnown you graduates all your /ives ieel proud, yes, and a\ little sad, as we watch you leave your classrooms behind and go forward to adulthood and responsibility. Sad ... because you have grown up, but proud, too, that your record is so fine . . . that you are capable of taking your place in this busy world. —o— Our Best Wishes For Your Success In the Future gift to hold her dreams! 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