The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1947 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, May 9, 10-17 First Methodist Plans Expansion Stewards Discuss Need for Church on Site of Old Cemetery Running plans for the First Me- "liS'j 51 cllui '<-'li were discussed last !*lfxy.n a four-hour dinner ricel- niK "*rt the Hoard of Stewards In ' the church and preference was voted for erection of a new structure "n the site of the present ce^^ li-rv between Chlckasawba and , Walnut -streets. | Final decision on a new site must be by action of the church's quarterly conference. It was ex- Plained, and additional data on ' wolwble costs for improvements on ' the present location. Sixth and Main Streets, and (or a new structure on the cemetery site ar e to be .studied further hc.'ore submission nf a recommendation to the quarterly conference. The Rev. A. n. Stewart, pnstov of the church, nnd several members of the board discussed the need for a sanctuary. Some of the board members said that they, had'grown «|) in the church here and never, had the privilege of attending a worship service in a sanctuary ' their own church. The church burned in 1025 and services were held in the Dlythe- ville High School until the present educational building w as ready for occupancy about three years later^ Harvey Morris, chairman of the board, presided over last night's meeting and u. S. Branson, architect, who is a member of the board discussed the probable trend in ljuiiding costs and gave tentative figures on improvement on tlie pwjenl and le proposed new lo- jjtfuircli Has Building Fund TV church has $101,500 in Series F. War Savings Bonds as a nucleus for a building fund. These bonds, if cashed at the prestnt time would represent a cash value of approximately $70,000. B A. Lynch, president of the Farmers Bank & Trust Company, and a member of the board said. It was explained that it is dim-, cult to estimate the cost of a new building with plans in only a tentative form but figures were mentioned ranging as high as S250.000 and perhaps 5300,00 for a modern church plant of the size needed lo meet the probable growth of the church within the next 15 or 20 years. It was suggested that the auditor- sent Church School facilities, which were erected at Sixth and Main BLYTIIEVILT.E (AUK.) COURIER NEWS High School Pupils Win Awards Child Testifies In Murder Trial Jury Gets Details Of Mother's Death In Little Rock, PAG15 Mny 9 inuidei Hiunk'k !m'.at 1 , In d^'e Giu i'int.1-: HO;K Ark 'Di" T!U. ;irt ,, <iwi< 'i :n-vi->.'-.ii[| od| ri'Mimcd in i):3'l ,]|, s , l j ula.»ki ciivim com I. , 1'lllk ITl'Sldtll..;. 'Hip stale j,. s .. viluy brought mmi'i-.ns witnesses Id (lit slum! in an elfmi to prove ilia Pumi.-k fired tin ...Inn lust Cct 19 thiit killed his former wife Mis. I'.ininit n>|[ Al!,-y K'y witness wjs Bofooy jcai Helh.ii. t-inht-y.'ai-(jl,l daughter o. Mrs Alley |jy a previous i>inril,iu<^ who was in th..' room when her is I.J. i;i,- wounded. o!v- lu-r views <if (he I'i told wlnil Imp- hud iv> lllOlhl I 1 inu the court slii.vmv. the ;•! pi'iii'ti in the lived with he tin Alley, wl- foimi'i Mrs. weeks bcfoj-f. Dubby jean t.>ld llu Jury tlmt liamii'k him-Vd into the ' hems," and ran up'iln'rs looking for I.er mother. 1U- fo'.m 1 hrr, she ;oil- linui'ii. in -.l:o lanrilM.lv • -com i.f- lu|. tin,. iei-|>h.)T.i>. They mifilcd anil a sin,;|,. shot w::;l lied '!!::• saidj.ihf H'l'i'gnb'cd Hauilck >cd as he K'lt I he 't'-l'UU Ins n laire he Jo Anne Shanks and Dan Ctild- \vell were selected by fellow students at. Blylhcvlllc High School this year as Miss and Mr. B. K. SJ. in the annual "^Vho'.s Who" contest. . Each received numerous other high honors in the contest. Also 1 receiving coveted titles were Vn'nnye Whitley; Ruth Seay and Owen Harrison. Vaunyc was selected as the best citizen', most studious and most helpful, Ruth was named the one who means most to B. H. S. and most interesting conversationalist.'.while Owen holds the titles of best citizen, moat friendly and most helpful. Other honors awarded Jo Anne were most popular, fairest, most courteous, best natured. most at- trctive. most striking personality, most poise, and; other first place titles; second as one'that means most to B. H. S. and most interesting conversationalist and third most handsome hoy. most attracts best citizen and most helpful. tive boy and boy with the best Dan Caldweli also received first physique; Dick "Williams. best place titles as most popular, bcs'. dressed and best dancer; Jimmy |all around, most puzzling, most in- Stalford. best athlete; Charles Owen ll-irrison |leresting conversationalist, one that Henderson, most studious and j means most to B H. S.. and most Freeman Jernigan. most' talented. Mildred Meadows. Nema Burks and 'striking personality. Other girls in the school "Who's Ann Catlicv Vannye, Ruth'and Owen also won Who" nre Betty Pleeman. Dorothy • n'licr bo'vs were Cairoll several second and third place hon- Lum. Bonnie Rah. Patsy Travis. Gerald 13'omeyr. Harold Trnvlo,-,' Wn-nH, R • • , >* 5} !r Gallles ' 0°™^' Wright. Billy Wayne McFarland. Rosco stale asked,li.- , ln iili Wanda Barimm was selected Willagene Daws. Mary Morgan. Craflon. p. D. Poster. Charles _ Laney Promises Belter Roads in Carlisle Area C'AKLISliK, Ark.. May a. (Ul'l -Governor Jlmi Lauey h«s proinlseil Hull Illi- Slllle HlKhwity IV|>nr(- mi'iit will ,|o some work cm Stiiii 1 lllKhnny Kl. Icadlnn Norlli out ol Carlisle In I,i>nokc Count) 1 . His proniiso came at u Clr.nnbi-r | of ('onmieive mer"Lnint - fii'-mer banquet here lust night mid utter Carlisli- lenders c»m|'l'>tncd uboiit. Hie 'llrl surlace of the highway n lew mill 1 ;-. Norlh of town. The governor told the assembly Unit "I'll miiuuiiUT you Hint be- tcrc Hi:! Summer is over I'll ehun^e the looks of No. w." The leader^ had complained Hint when It rains ''the dirt jmrt ol iho highway forces our customers! to Uavcl -10 mlEes in a roundabouts \viiv to leach us or sends "them some other plnce." | l/iney was accompanlixl on his visit to Carlisle unii Inspection -if I he hlchwiiy by Highway Commts-j slun Cliiiirmun Harold Sadler. ler. W. K. Hunt, and Fiiber While, of Oseeola; II. B.^Hninjiton, '6t' West Memphis: M. I,. Austin, of St. Louis; Al Ulelilcli, P. n. Foster aii'l Mac Wlllliims. Junior Hoturlad.of Blvtne- ville. Want to Keep Healthy? if liirlil»li liatlul Tlio«« l.nthi '."'.". .""' "''"'lil over fur Ilic-Jr Elhlnl uuttllllcK urn IJOH- cvnllablo yiin rllilil lifrti l» IllyUiovlllo. rJ.l-li llAllm I*].* mi|ir.rltlcfl rrnln u- MMoln, r<-]li'Vn nrllirllln, ttlliKcu- nrfn-N Ami (lulu* HID] nmlfu roy i< I if »• «|» In. ))ori>| dPhV. c«ll HI i n|i|uiliilni v ii| now. Vf-.i'U Im foi.). u lu'ilnr In .lion onlor Hi very fcrilAll rl|ll>lllt> tout Artie's Beauty Shop •JIJ Nurlli Hi'«nnl Bl'rl'it J'liu'u'ii "3302 WORN OUT FROM GETTING UP NIGHTS? » If you iet up nijhti—have frequent d»- lire'to pas* yotfr : w^ter—y«, and hav* ^ackftche, due to rxce»* »eWUy ia tb« urtnc, be Rind you're reading this: Three generation* ago Or,' Kilmer, • fn inou 3 doc tor, foynd hu iidredi of hui pniicuti with tiiia trouble. So he made « nicdictuc of 1C KerijHi. loots, ytrc«table«, balsams. He called it "Swamp-Root.** Million* of men' »pd women have taJcen it—often with amazing results. Swamp-Root go?* right to work to fiusti out kidn«y? . . . UicreftK* Bow of tnin<*, liclvnn^ relieve exan* acidity ... to llic irtitatcd bladder Rets a food fluthing (<ut, loo. Many report getting • jood nln'kt'* sleep nflcr the firit few C/OMA; Cuutioi^: tftke »i directed, For Tree trial supply, vend to Dept. R, Kilmer & Co,, Inc., BOK U55, Stamford, Conn, Or—getfuU-aized bottle of Swwnp- Koot L6<lHy at your drugator*. wh''i'e !-he nnd AUK- Rotarians Hoar Trio, cllild bccali tlouse fool 111 ndwln u-stlfied fron. IJm\- lint ai:i'. c e-l lier were innvi'ed. t ol ler-crted instance \\-hcre ice -uk'k lit her away, nobby I'junii-k h:ii! mother while •She mid il>,. threals. and of Hiitnic'k Ihro'v mother. The defi'iid 1,1', who him hcen free on $10,001) ijcuul, did not luVe the stand yeste:u.iy. Since Ins i.r- rcst itir dny at>ev the ciiine. he has disclaimed all kncwlcdiic of the shooting, siiymu Hint l-.u was Evans, in .Stutlgart. In il.s opcamt; ::ivi:iurn'., I In? penalty. Quartet from High School Members of the boys quartet and ulrls trio of Ulylhevllle Hlg'.i fji'hrol nnd their director, M.S. Wilson Henry, were- guests ol tne Kotury Club at Its weekly mwlm.s yi-sler- | tiny noon at HoU'l N'ni'i-'. The (inui'tet. (-umpos.'d uf I-'ree- uuin .lernlnan, G. Ci. Itultmm Jr.. K- C. Allen und James tinny, presented three musical inmitHTS in- eludlug. "Duttle of Jerlclv:. " "Dry Hones." mid "I Don't." The (!U-]s tvlo, composed of Mary Anne Parks. Itoscnmry Jolui^on. and Mary Uni Joyner, cnterialned the memljeis of the chm '.vlth two numbers, "l/lttlc Oy]>sy I'liij Your ^iuitnr," mid "Sweethearts." Wanda Durham accompanied both. i/.ruups at the pluuo. Other iiuesta Included DI'II p. Dul- most talented: Joanne Campbell Mary" Lou Joyner. Margaret Hill, M,7l]ins,' Bob'ov Daniels. .Billy Her- p ottf >r v Plr, n t R Anderson. Ernestine Plagg. ryinan, Joe Poe. Ehviii Caldwell,' ^ riant tilirns best-dressed' 'girl; Marilyn Deen Jonni best dancer and ^ut Wilson, best Mary Ann Parks. Mary Traylor, Harry Pritzius Jimmv Beirv^BIUv! nice. •Rosemary Johnston and Knthi-yn' Martin. Martha Tra ylov. Bob Emo t R 'A Frto d Jer, I Bilhe Cjaine^ received Several sec- Jeanette Chilrls, Mae Gaines. Ma,-- Morgan ail],• Tomlmso n n ond and third place honors. tha Dixon. Joanne Trieschmann, Hod|e Tho as Be1 ma n"k f\ Stanley Hood was chosen the Palsy Besharsc. tela Rose Castlio liott Jk WATCH NEED ,: FIXING?* It your wolch needs repair- Ing, adjusting, or reconditioning, bring it to us. All woik guaranteed. One Week Service! Pat Q'Bryant t JEWELER ;il Sccoiul Phone '121)1 Four MJSSGO Pupils Win U. of A. Offices Two students from BlytliRville nnd two from Osceoln will serve as class officers for the ensuing school year at the University of Arkansas, where tliey were elected Tuesday in an annual balloting which, for the first time in about > 10 years, left major student political offices in the hands of Independent Party membjrs. Ernestine Gipson of Blytheville was elected treasurer of i.he Junior Class while the other three Mississippi Countians were namrj'ri to the three 'top .offices of the Sophomore Class: They are Gregory 'Atkins cf Blytheville. president;. Betty Jean | Coleman of Osccola, vicd-presidcpt; I and Martha Ann Moore o! Osccola'. secretary. | This year's election climaxed what were termed the most heated cam- iriigns ever conducted on the Uni-I versity campus. However, the cam- ' paigns and the election'were carried out with no disorders. Approximate- I ls f 3000 votes were cast in the elec- Hon. which netted the New Deal party only a few minor offices. Lloyd A. Henry of Augusta, nn Independent, was elected presi[>Mit of Associated Students over Joseph Revnolds of Satina. a New Deal candidate, by a vote of 1.823 to 1.022. Other major races and vows poiisd follow: Vice-president of Associated Students—Marie E. Browner of Cot! on Plant, an Independent, 1,792; Wilma Splller of Charleston, New Der.l. 931. Secretary of Associated Students Youths Urged To Compete in Driving Contest Chief of Police Charles Short announced today that applications for entrance in the tri-statc safe drivers contest to be held in Memphis in connection the tatlon Show June 25-28 TF.XADKWNA. May 9. IUP> — Firemen loduy are examining the ruins of a polU'iy plant and tin adjoining home where flames nl- inost trn]i;:ed a family of four yes- lerduy mid causc-d damage estimated nt <2. r >.OCI). The Slate l.inc Pottery p'.ant. lo- iat^-u unir nillt'i; north ot here, niivi the hcnir ol it 1 , owwncr. were destroyed. Tin- !ire started from a stove which had been damaged Tuesday foy ti^Iitning. I?. J. Hess. Jr.. his wife anil iwo childum. a'.vakcnecl by smoke, barely escaped Ihc flame.s, i be made imtnediatcly following June • Plaster • Stucco • Concrete Phone 3998 * Nprris * Hoi tingsworth "SWKMT THOUGHTS" nrc mosl. appropi-iittoly expressed with n box of creamy, cnntchy, I'm it I'illod cliocdlitto.s. 'Course its nil octiision for "Jlom" iintl she <lcsorvcn Iho Ijp.st . . . you'll find Iho best always — at WOODS! W O 0 P S DRUG STORE VV. Miiin St. Phone"507 The contest, which is under the sponsorship of the Associated Transportation Club of Memphis, is open to all youths who.bave not reached their 10th birthday, he said. However, contestants must ' visit of Memphis dtn-in" Ihe trans- |:orlation show, lie said Tlie i$r<md prto.r awarded more, than 20 years ago, now are inadequate and .that more space is needed." It-was suggested lat the auditorium be erected as originally planned and this cost was estimated at $125,000. and. possibly • as high as $150,000. To obtain larger Church School quarters and keep the Sixth and'Main location. It was .proposed that the adjoining parsonage .lot be used to expand the Church School, building and re-locale parsonage. " Tlie dinner for the board mem-f bers Was served: by members of the church's Woman's > Society of Christian Service. grand prize awarded lo the winner of the tri-.sliilc contest v.l] be a two-dny triji to Detroit. Mich , - a.s r i;uest of the Ford Motor Co. —Nancy W. Dagsett of Marianna. hold » rcgnlsr stale drivers llsccnso 1 Tn nnnouncini. the contest. Chief Independent. 1.726; Joyce Blcd';o^ of ttlc slalc in which he or she is Short stated that the yslythevllle a resident. lie pointed out. Police Department and the S'jrtc Entries will be accepted from Highway Patrol are coopi-mting youths residing in Tennessee, Ark- with the Memphis Police tvp.irl- ansas or Mississippi only, Cliief menl, the . I-^ord Motor Company Short added. n nrt sponsors of the event in lietp- Selection of .state winners will ing to make the contest a success. .. -. Joyce : Hot Springs. New Deal. 1.05G. Treasurer of Associates Students -John O. Phillips of Ciundon. Independent, 1.646; James McCanley of Jpnesboro, JVew Deal, i,19u. the J Cooked With a Touch of The Master.' -<fc Dinners * Steaks -A- Chicken •k Seafoods Our private diningroom will be open this Sunday . . . bring the family in for "home-cooked food cooked out! 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