The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1939 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 26, 1939
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FKIDAY, MAY 20, 1939 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS Next Act In Deep Sea Submarine Rescue Drama .'*.-• * • • , , . . How Pontoons Bring Sunken Sub to Port r ^y* >*> ( "vry^x N *• <.*C& ~> ^>x^^!^ ~ ~ T» +v, ^\i*4\ N ^\4 jS^V iJ}> From Ocean Boliom -I'oiildons keep S-Si afloat, sliglitly |,d 01 v surface, as i( is ,,,,, cil ,„ ,,„,., usfd on Si|ii:ilus. i Similar leclinliiuc will be NEHJlCIlillLL Pontoons Will Be Chained To Sunken Submarine By Divers By NEA Service PORTSMOUTH, N. II., Mny 26. , —Next dramatic chapter in the llirllllng story of deep-sea rescue ;0fr the Isles of Sliouls is the at• tempt to reclaim Ihe sunken siib- , marine Squalus from the AUnnlic. Artists conception, M left, which shows how, Die task will bs accoin- plished, is recreated ftom the rais- , ing of Ihc S-51 in the spring 1DZG. of The S-51 sank In tlio fall of !fl25, but It, was many monllis he- fore the navy discovered the pon- (con technique— n slgntncant CUBI- nceiina nchfctcincnt carried out under the leadership of Lieut. Com. Edward Ellsljerg: In the iiicanlime, 33 men hud died in (he submarine. The pontoon technique has been used since willi grent success. Divers will descend from the rescue ship FAtcon. Tlirougii the muddy lloor of the cccan they will drag four heavy chains, two under Hie ends and two under (lie center of. the submerged vessel. They will fas(cn tow lines to the sub. Eight huge pontoons, filled with water to make them sink, will then be lowered and attached to the chains. Pour of these pontoons, each with nn 80-ton lift, will be on each side of (he sub. Through nlr hoses, manned by the Falcen's crew, water in the pontoons will be blown out nnd replaced by compressed nir. Buoyancy of the pontoons will send the sub to the surface, where 11 can be lowed lo shore. The photo above shows pontoons floating the S-51, as it was pulled to dry dock. Flag nt hnlf-stiiir hidlciiles vessel's position—directly bt-; u «- the surface. Golfer's I.uck Kuns Wild PONCA CITY, Okln. (UP)-Roy Miller hns gel Ihe number of No. 5. Playing three rounds on (he Poncix City golf course, Miller Wnlleil Ihe 287-yard par four hole the first time, holed out his approach for an eagle on the second trip nnd -climaxed the day with ti holc-in-one on the third round. RESCUE SHIP , FALCON DESCENDING PONTOONS LOWERED WEIGHTED WITH V/ATHR AIR HOSE TO PONTOONS PONTOONS CHAINED SUB, AMD FILLED WITH AIR FROM fnlr iif Wnlker Pnrk, \>\\l win prevented the "onllntj."' Moiulny monilni nt Uio ii'tiuest of several mothers,-, Ihc iihiito- Brupher untie lo tho school ivml look 11 (ji-oun picture of thn first (,'iiide sliidi'iits, (in. pictures lo be pasted In InTllvliUml scrti|i books. First 1,'rndc students «r<> busy llils week i unking imtojjinp)) mi'iiiory books, Kuril will write hi his clnss- maliis' Ixioks. those fnxn lilyh .school. Mothers of ilrsl iM'mle slmlt'iUs were iiicsi'iili'd books of noc-ms for mollicr's <iny. The poems were written nml the books inndo by (lie KtlHU'llls, Christine I'unls nnd Hobby Tom- Insun linvo not missed » day nor 'men timly dilrliiB Uic yew. Clnsscs Iii Safe Automobile Driving Conduct«l I'or Second Year For lli(! MCOIKI cOHscciillvo yeur, i:)n, In Mife itutamoljllv ililvlni! llll Vl! I)W|| (.-Ollllm.'k'll by IlK' IJly- Uiiivlllc hluh school 'for wlilcli ii'Kiiliir «rcilll» were iilvcii. ' Artist's ccinceplion ivf how Siiiuilns will: be raised. Society Luxora — Persona] Literary Club ,ll ec (6.- ' Mrs. Sue Slack wns hostess iu the Luxora Literary Book- club in tneir meeting on Thursday night in the home of Mrs. T. D. Wilkins. The niembers had been previously requested to come dressed <n lucky costume. iMrs. Wilkins brought a very interesting book review on -\vii.h Malice Toward Sume" by Margaret, Halsey: nurliig the social ho»!' n word making contest, lo include „„„„.-.-, of birds, countries, authors, flowers, and colors spelled wilh the letters appearing in u». wor a 'Iflcky" proved Mrs. R. E, u Bearden lo be (be best speller, nnd was given handkerchiefs as (lie prize. Mrs. R. T. Balleiv captured the pri/e for Ihe lankiest coslume. Entertains llrichrc Club. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown were hosts to the members of their Luxara-Osceolu-Blylheville bridge club on Tuesday night at n seven o'clock dinner in their home on Calhoiin .street. The dinner was allr.icth'ely served from small inblcs placed In Ihe livin» room and the music room carrying spring flowers as decorations. Iu the bridge games which followed, Mrs. Dwieht Blackvvood, of Osceola, was awarded Ihe Indies' high score honor prize, a pyres casserole in chromium holder, unil W. L. Wallers, of Osceola,' held high score for men's prize, a tie. * * * Morning Bridsr. Mrs. Thomns P. Hudson and lown guest list including West Memphis, Mnritimia, Jericho. Osceola, Keiser and Blythcvllle. The hut, carrying outstanding floral Ucccralions, made n lovely settinu for the atlractively gowned guests ns they danced merrily into "vacation swing lime" to the dance tunes furnished nickelodeon style with refreshments during the evening's pleasure.. Mis. H. C. Langsloii, Mrs. B. O. Wilkins and Mrs. Louis Spann assisted Ihe young hosts throughout the evening's entertainment. * * * Teachers to Attend Summer Scbnnl. Six in embers of Hie Luxora school faculty will attend summer Those lo go to Stale College in Jonesboro arc: Mrs. n. T. Balle'.v, Miss Maxine llalstend, Miss Carrie Mae Owens, and Mrs. Martha Poison. Mrs: Poison will attend both summer sessions. Marvin Sanderson expects to go lo University of Arkansas. Fay- cllcrille, and H. R. Whitmore will gn lo Colorado Spring,'!, besides afternoon at State College, Jones- Thc Rev. nnd Mrs. H. E. L. Bearden jr. had as their guest over the weekend, Dr. John Gardener, a graduate student at the Denial College of the University of Tennessee. His home is In nus- sellvlllc. Ark, He., is a former classmate of Ihe Rev. Bearden at Henderson stale College, and Mrs. Bcnvden at Arkansas Tech. Mrs. J. I. Mifflin and daughter, Betty Sue will return the last of the week from a ten days visit with her sister, Mrs. w. D. Terry and family, of Sninckover, Ark, They accompany Hmackover friends enroulc lo the World's Fnlr, New York, as far ns Luxora. SCHOOL NEWS attendin Springs and week each in Hot Little Rock attending agricultural meetings. T * * Heads Historical Society. G. C. Driver, a junior this year at State College, Jonesboro, lins been elected president of the college historical society during his senior year. G. C. has been the recipient of a number of honors since entering State College. He is al home for the summer mention. LANGE SCHOOL NEWS Sixlh Grade Twelve sixlh grade pupils have made a perfect spelling record for the year on Miss Winnie Virgil gun to bloom. Mils semester are: Ardcll Dnguotl, For Molher's day gifts, the sixth ' Opal umnbaloueh, Ullly Wayne grade students gave pansy plnnls. ""' They painted small cans nnd potted the pansles they hnd raised In their school hot bed. Flflli Grade Perfect spelling scores lor the year were mndc by - Ihe following pupils: Rheba Boonc, Mary Ellen Over Ion, Mary Crawford, Dorothy McCullom, Geneva Lambert, Billy Cobb and Until McCul- lutn. These pupils made n perfect spelling score the second semester: Melba Wnlker, Jnnnlln Wynll, Mary" Prances Lowery, William Wheat, Clarlnc Clibbs, Robbie Buller, Aillcnn Gray, Vlvadcan Hudson, Lorcne Ross, Lawrence Tapp, K. Q. Southard, Josephine Helm, Vein Friar and Cherrlc Prcvost. Vivndenn Hudson hns hnd perfect nl tendance for the year nnd Hoiichlns, J. W. Fnrrls, Knlhryn Moore, Kiinnclh McMnllln, Edna B. Nnrx, Mary Seals, Kenneth Westei-neld, V e r n I c Wcstci'ticld Ullly Tomlliison. Sludenls ivlio have perfect scores for the ycnr nre Ardell unggctl, Opal numbnlough. 'J. :W. .Pirn-is, Edna B. Nnrx nnd Kenneth Westerfield. Wednesdny, Ihe class went on n picnic to Wnlker Park. After lunch, n story hour wns conducted and cntiies and contests were played. Clmrlcs Crews and Ullly Tomlln- son linvc n perfect nllcndnnce record for Ihc second semc.ilei- having, been neither tnrdy nor absent since January 23. JPAGE . |i OJ i C to books until (hey uradunti! Icnclieis (mining course in Safety Munition at.Mtllc Kock In Ja'iui- my, J038,,w)ilcJi wns sponsored by lie Amciicni) Automobile Assccln- uon, In cooperation wlUrtlic J'olk-e «i«ia , Slnlc lllijhwny the Blnte nepnrtmenl of Kducnlltm. Tlio first, your, the course nt- , , s n- tractcil only l« h 0 y s \ m ( n,| h i( , Lr Blrls were nddcd to (lie enrollment which will probably i io n t Icnst CO next year, or tho ai wlio received eredlls this year, i^lil woro jjliK Bible Class in 96 Years Has Only Two Teachers HOUDAYS1MJUO, Pa. (UP) The JucJson ISIble class: Is celebjnt- Ini! Its Uiitli nnnlvcrmry, Tins clnss, wlilch held IU jUsl mi'dlni? Muy 1, lfi-13. Is coimeclcd with tlu> first linpiisi church here. Copt. Alcxnnder M. Uoyd orunn- iwil Die Bi'oiip "nil MTTOI! us lt« loiicliPi- mill) Miit'eli, )fi(»2, Since Mint lima, tli<> Jwtson clns, luis hud only one olhcr lonelier. He Is 'rheums n. KiicMlng-n llol- incrcliiint ~. who took over DID '17 yours HBO. six bays mid girls received credits today for n semester's work utter 'ifclnil ilnal examlniillons In tin; ft of driving. In iiddlllon to clnss work Instructions, nicmlim snout much lime In nctiinl driving uulomo- ulles, approximately one mid one- hnlf hours raeh dny for four and a Imir months, ImvlnB been de- vctcd.lo demonstration work. Olfercd to encourage' spovlsmauIlki: ns well ns .sufo driving, 0. O. McKi'c, Uic Instriitlor, devolcd many hours to Uic course which ts .'.V|iccl«l |d iillmct oven more al- Icjillun next, yom' ns dozens of olhfcr stuileiils dvsli-cd lo email alter ii'iillnlnj; more about 11. Lectures, recitations, project, work nnd fiirum discussions of driving sllunlluns mndc up Ihu clnss work while the lalnrntury, or Held work, consisted of nutilnl driving pmo- tleo. A 1'ontlm; imlonioblle wns lent lo Ihe .school, which hnd dim! control ur mi extra elulch nnd Imiku for Ihc tnstrnctoi', nnd a l-'ord cm wns nlso used during n portion of the semester. The dnnl control cimliled the instructor lo allow the student, to control the car, give him and check thn stm|eiit should he fall lo follow directions. Mr. McKee ntlended the . Toduy, Ihcri! are ulioul 100 for- tncr iin'iiibcrs of llu> ulhlc M-IIOO! In Illnlr county nnd mnny ollicra •Kcnllwttl Ilirouijliont the United Slnlr. 1 ). 'llie Cflisklll.i represent (lie Kid). Imdloii type of nipiiniuln. They nrc u rciimnnl (if n tuWo liinil of lever lnycr.1 of rod snndstone. WANTED Government Loan Cotton Swearcngen Co. 109 W. Walnut Hlythevlllc CAN NIN Made Easy^ ^--—"""""""""i Made and SAFE l-'irst c;r;ule News Pridny morning, 15 first students had their annual sprlni; picnic in the school auditorium. Z ry scmcste^"" Vr ° rd !m "'* scc -! Tllcy hl>(! l^«"«rio"ha'vc"iire"af- Fourth Grade, The following .students made a perfect spelling score 'for the Kitchen Floor „, ...... .......... *- • " b* 1 JJLIII^I. sj>i;iiiiig score : ioi' TJIP Turners •spelhug tests. These pu-|year: D. j. McLeod, Martha Lou pils nrc: Prances Bralton, Phillip ] Brown and James Sides Graves, Dorothy Hardy, Prcntlss , Holder, Margaret Mntson . - ..u,<>,,o f- t IHIU&JII ^11 HI Mrs. n. L. Houck complimented the teachers of the Lnxora school faculty .who will spend the simimei away with a morning bridge on Saturday, May 20, In Ihe home or Mrs. Houck. Included In the guest llsl of 10 were three out of town guests, Mrs. Donald Wcrtz and Mrs. E. s Criii- field, of Osceola, and Mrs C 13 Wood jr. of Blylhcville. The rooms thrown open to lha guests were very prcllily decorated with garden (lowers and atler the serving of a salad course, Miss Bob Williams was awarded high honors, nnti Miss Ruth Bulloch drew consolation. * * * Musical Tea. Mrs. Loin T. Stanford entertained the mothers oT her piano pupils and a group of friends Wednesday afternoon in her home with i imistcnl lea. Numbered among tile pupils who appeared on the musical program were Frances Livcrant. Ann Claire Wilklns, Virginia Bovvcn, Mildred Chambers, Sam Langston, Bess Bynuin and Georgia Belle smith. * • * . Social Set n.ince. One of the outstanding social events taking place during commencement week wns the dance given Thursday night alter Hie graduation exercises at the Sco:il Hut when Miss Billy Langston, B. O. Wilkins jr., and Marvin Spann were hosts lo a large group of * Wends and an out of . Supper midge, Mrs. Jesse Brown had as her guests for a supper bridge Wednesday night a four lable group. After supper, four progressions of iridge was enjoyed with Mrs. May Thompson holding high honors, Mrs. R. L. Houck second, and Mrs. Russell Bowcn, low score. * * * Mrs. Martha Poison spent Mother's Day with her mother, Mrs. Ora Hill, and was accompanied home by her sister, Mrs. x,. K. Collier, who spent last week- visiting in the home of her brother, Olie Hill and her aiinl, Mrs. Bartie Bonds. Erwin Whitsvorlh of Blytheville was in Luxora Sunday to attend the baccalaureate services of Ihe Lvixora school. His granddaughter, Miss Carolce Wood, is salutatorian of the graduating class. C. B. Wood hns returned from attending a three days session of the Arkansas Bankers Association convening In Llltle Rock Monday, • Tuesday and \Vcdnesday of this Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Bnllew, Mrs. Martha Poison and Mrs. L. K. Collier, of Memphis, spent Thursday Nli-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 For Prompt Laundry and Cleaning Service , , Jolley, Mamolia Jernigan, Imojean Moore, Christine Page, Louise Sides, Mary Lee Swift and Robert Winters. Eight pupils made a perfect score on spelling for the second semester. They are Imogcnc Callls, Mary Louise Gentry, Lynnn Hudson, Evelyn Harrison. Stella Southard, Marilyn SkeKon, Florence and Virginia Wyalt. Tapp The sixth grade boys nnd girls thoroughly enjoyed the annual sixth grade picnic at Walker Park Tuesday. All of the sixth grade pupils In Ihe city and their teachers, Mtss Alma Pelers, Mrs. Armstrong, H. T. Schnec, and Mrs. Herman Rimer, attended the picnic. Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary supervisor of city schools, wns nlso there. The children of this grade have been saving tin-foil to send to Memphis. This lln-Ioil is made Into camel paper weights nnd sold and the money goes to aid crippled children. Lange school hns had several pupils In (he Crippled Children's hospilsl In recent years and they have been helped greatly Prcnlis Holder brought in n pound nnd Ihe other students also saved a pound. The home gardens of the sixth grade students are growing fast and some of the flowers have be- Full of Ants? These' sludcnu ", n ^T a ..erfect I i^^v^^^^lKii'fea :ore for Ihc second semester- ^«V, c( i M ' H , U|:;lr '' :(c i T' ml ' BWll , ntnl ' rarlJ1nnl - 1 - 'tilh Virginia Scay, Freeman Sj.rhkiaTi In S™"'» nml .Cg [il^.ucVS SCO Rllll _ = jf Jcrnlgan, Jnmes Peterson, Esther Sharp, Eugene Gnnn, Wlllla"' Baughman mid Berulce Moore. Second Gmlc News - --- ,'..|j..u ». tin; O^^UILII JJIlult: ] had perfect attendance records for | Ihe entire year. They are Benny McCollum, Billy James, Donald Brooks, Doris Brown and Emma Lou Shook. Students who came every day the second semester without being tardy are La June Aiitrey, Uonnie Mac Jarritt, Emma Lo'n Shook Donald Brooks, Virgil Glen Hill, Billtc Jnmes, Bcimic McCollum. The second grade sludenls hnd a nice garden this year. A luncheon was given lo use the malcrlal; they had planted. They made I liarrltta 1*1 I "Wo they fi jtlrandl-owJiTim j whtTuvrr Ihfynrc cf. 6ul«jilc I lit- limiM, aptl'nklc 1C -"mmt tint liolii), louml. llupci Can your Siir|ilun Meul», Frulln _Fivc pupils In the second grade Tr'SLS™V'J'Sdf""'' [ 1!l >c Uraml Insect I'owdflr [•onily MIU ante, roaclua tind >tner cm ivJinjj insfcta ([ufck— /cL lt'« entirely nafo to uao trocmd (hn douso, Inabt on liio i. nas on io If nulr.p lire llranil Ina«t J'ow- liT—ln I Ihc ltd nnd yill can. Us Boltl ft-tlh a tfunrantw "f u/ia/iiflfon or your money 6act lili'c tltri; 10^. 25f, tt)l. ^=^ I'oiican alia kill tint* nnd rnaclici, att ilirn anil »n>wultcm tt-lfl, i, , . •spring salad, sandwiches were made with jellies from their store and Mrs. Wade nimlc lemonade for (lie group. Third Grade All members of Ihc third grade who made perfect scores on their Inst two six weeks spelling tests were entertnlncd at a picture show [>arty Saturday afternoon. 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