THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1951 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS fleuii of l/l our Behind the Blackboard By RUTH LEE (School Correspondent) As the third week of the 19511952 school year nears completion, some 3816 Blythevllle youngsters are realizing that vacation Is over —at leas' [or this year. it!, the high school, 598 students ^l^aged to get into homerooms, to set up satisfactory schedules, and to settle down to regular classroom work. In addition to the pep assemblies faculty and students at BHS have attended two special assembly programs in the school auditorium Quest speaker this Tuesday was the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastpr of First Baptist Church here. j In hts address, the Reverend Brown stressed the value of individual thought throughout the history of civilization. 'The progress of civilization can be traced by studying the work of the great ihinkers." he explained. He urged the young people to train ' themselves to arrive at conclusions devoid of error. W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, was the principal speaker when the high school gathered for its initial assembly of the school year. As a basts for his discussion, the superintendent answered the question, "Why should I have to go to school?" He urged the youngsters to learn to "blend individual conduct into society," and emphasized the Importance of cultivating the natural resources of each Individual. Mrs. Wilson Henry was accom- rf*ist for group singing of "The eRtle Hymn of the Republic" led by Jimmie CulberUon. Miss Joan Trleschman was A guest on the program. Clan Officer* Named In the meantime, three .classes as well as the Student Council have announced officers for the current school year. Heading the 1951-1952 Student Council, which Is composed of presidents of all school organizations and homeroom representatives, will be Albert Fairfield, president; Benny Hays, first vice-president; Bertha Ann Gaines, second vice-president; Peggy Zachry, secretary; and Bonnie Nell Mc- Cormlck, treasurer. The jenlon have selected for their officers Larry Baker, president; Warren McClure, vice-president; Bobble Estes, secretary; and Joy Shelton, treasurer. Heading the Junior class are Jan Rayder, president; Max Hill, vice-president; Sandra Long, secretary; 'and Johnny O'Brien, treasurer. Holding offices In the sophomore group are Evelyn Bowen, president; Bob Childresl, vice-president; and Nancy Hamby, secretary-treasurer. The freshman class has not yet elected officers. .^Hss Pattye Bosson, new BHS l^arian, has named six student assistant!. They are Beverly Jones, Allene Wimberly, Mildred Rhoads, llelba Hill, Pat Hearn und Lena Thaxton. • « Budbnry Nt Memberi of the faculty of 8«d- bury School were in charge when the first professional meeting of elementary teachers In the city school system was held Monday in that school's auditorium. Miss Betty Black, fifth grade teacher, was program chairman Miss Rosa Hardy, high school and junior high supervisor, spoke to the group, discussing the reading In stitute she attended at George Peabody College this summer. cial committees. The sixth graders mve chosen Maxine Hcrsch, pres- dent; Pearlle Mae Jones, vice- president; Bernlce Talkington, secretary; Charles Etta Mills, assistant secretary; Shirley A. Shipp, :reasurer; Josephine Raiford, reporter; Ida Josn Campbell, critic. The same group has named Bobby J. Turner. Margaret Kimbrough, and Luella. Taylor members of the program chairman, and Tom Smith. Christine Harvey, and Willie May Brown to the social committee. Fifth grade officers are Irish De loris White, president; Edward Vaughn, vice-president; Earlie Vample, secretary; Janle Sims, assistant secretary and program chairman; and Ruby Jean Brown, class reporter. Monitors in this room are Janle Sims. Jonathan Jones, K. C. Nevils and Edward Smith. Officers in the fourth grade room are Ivery J. Young, president; Earline Simms, vice-president; Jean A Garrison, secretary; Jessie M Brooks, assistant secretary; and Charles Johnson, program chair- Melvln, and Andrew Raiford. Central's At Central first grade has been studying a unit on the circus. These youngsters have written \vords in connection with the circus and made pictures of different colored balloons. Several children have told about their adventures at the circus. They have also learned a song about the elephant, The third grade has been discussing animals of the circus and zoo. They have drawn and colored pictures of nnlmtils. Marsha Nail and Gene Wallace told the class about the 70-pound hippo born in Memphis last week. Pictures of animais on the classroom walls were colored by Danny Potts, Lester Dimnam, Jo Ann Downing, Barbara Shoffner, Car. olyn Byntim, Jimmy Graham, Edn; Sue Davis. Joyce Tillman, Robert Hallman, Patsy Ann Gurno, Orer Batcman. Gary Mayo, Raymond Peterson and Judy Smotherman. Miss'Mildred Chambers' lourlh grade children have elected Sails man. Monitors are Joe C. Critten-1 Kennedy, class president; Janet den, Oscar Melvin, Eddie Charles Young, vice-president; Linda Lou PAGB MINI Trieschman, secretary; Lynn Ch»p- mans, treasurer; Harding Cure and Jesse Taylor, reporters; and Jerry Lowe, song leader. Central's fifth graders, taught by Miss Sunshine Swift, have selected the following officers: Lucy Cau- clell, president; Mary Tarver Stevenson, vice-president; Donna Sue Byrd, secretary; and Ricky Dedman. treasurer. Mrs. Lillian Frank's sixth graders have recently had interesting discussions on the Japanese Peace Treaty during their morning news period. They brought pictures from newspapers showing the signing of the treaty by delegates from the various countries, These children are also studying the British Isles. After seeing a film en British children, they compared English clothes, homes, foods, schools, games, transportation and holidays to their own, They have also seen recently » film entitled "It's Your Library," which explains proper use and care of a school library. Soybean oil has a tendency to develop undesirable flavor In storage which limits its use for foods. DOGGONE GOOD!—"Dusty," a Boston terrier m St. Petersburg, Fla., can put it on—the "dog," that is—any time he lecls like it Because the pup inherited 150,000 tax-free from his late owner, Mrs, Marjr S. Morrow of Cleat-water. Friends said Mrs. Morrow made the be<juest because she feared Dusty "wouldn't get the calf liver, steaks and pork chop* to which he was accustomed." Dusty always turned up his nose at mere dog biscuits, thej said. Jonesboro Pofic* Hop* Man Who Sto/* ffMrf«M Fund Will Lou Hit JONESBORO. Sept. ». <*}' — Jonesboro police are hoping that »33 raised for the crusid«'fer freedom here will deny one citlien hi* freedom for awhile. Chief of Police Holman Mate? revealed yesterday that »33, droj- ped into a Crusade for Freedom container by members of a leetl labor union, had been stolen by a night burglar this week. A window pane «t the Jonwboi* Labor Temple w»s broken to (all access bo th« container. Ceramic clay floor tiles of rariotw shapes used by architect* during the Roman Empire period are In. fluently found not only In Romas Italy, but also In the farthest-flunf provinces that once twlonf*d t* Rome. All persons are competent to mtk* a will except Idiots, persons of im- sound mind «nd infants. , PRESIDENTS ALL—-Stalrstep- ped above are the new presidents of Blythevllle High School's classes and its student Council. They are (from top to bottom) Jan Raydcr, Junior class president; Evelyn Bowen, sophomore class president; Larry Baker, senior class president; and Albert Fairfield, Student Council president. (Courier News Photo). • • • ervisor for elementary schools, was present. The hospitality committee, with Miss Polly Ann Stewart as chairman, served refreshments to the group. Miss Florence Moore, fourth grade teacher, reports a new student: Henryka Peksa from Poland Vho has been In this country only four months. She Is learning English quickly., and is progressing nicely in her work, her teacher reports. Miss Black's fifth grade elected club officers last week. They are Frances Stovalt, president; James Barksdale, vice-president; Haye- deene Hooper, secretary; Marie Kelly, audience reading chairman; Wayne Lovelace, program chairman;- and Jerry Wayne Tyrone, book report chairman. A list of new books in this room includes the following: "The Wizard of Oz," "Kit Carson," "Louisa Alcott," "Texas Tomboy," "Cotton In My Sack," "Hurlburt's Story of the Bible," and "Eli Whitney." Books were chosen not only for pleasure reading, but for their help In the study of American history as well. Report From Robinson Most of the news from Robinson this week has to do with the elec- Mlss Winnie Virgil Turner, sup- tlon ol classroom officers and sne- SALE!! Saturday, Sept. 22, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; 7 p.m.-l 1 pm COMPLETE SELL OUT OF TWO STORES! Everything Will Sell at Your Prices! NO BIDS REJECTED! FURNITURE — STOVES — DRY GOODS — 350 GALLONS ANTJ-FREEZE — NOTIONS — 25 SUITS O FCLOTHES — POT & PANS — WASHING MACHINE — HARDWARE — DISHES — MEN & WOMEN'S SOX — PAINT — RADIOS — 70 DOZEN WATER PITCHERS — 100 CASES SANI-FLUSH. We are going to sell regardless of what you pay. Rain or Shine. If you have anything you want to sell, Bring it! HUNDREDS OF OTHER ITEMS! Sale Starts 1 p.m. Saturday ROSE SALES CO. 501 S. 21st St. Blytheville, Ark. ' p hone 4596 406 W. Main Phone 4591 REGULAR PRICES 1.05 TO 1.45 Youzckoif* 98*- f ° ci 24 useful, practical tools have been considerably reduced for this sale. For examples Reg. 1.19 wood >craw assortment; Reg. 1.39 folding rule; Reg. 1.39 landing-polishing kit; 7* tin snips, reg. 1.45; Reg. 1.25 pipe wrench; etc. These and 18 other iterns to choose from at one low price of ?8c each. REGULAR 2.25 CABINET 1.97 Stock 4 or 5 high in home, office, or workshop. Sectioned drawers for storing screws, nuts, etc. All slael. SIX PIECE WRENCH SET 3.77 Combination. Same size openings at each end. Box ends have 12-pl. heads offset ol 15°. %,K Vi.Vu. y,, %: REGULAR 74.50 ELECTRIC SAW On ttzmt 68.88 For heavy earp»ntry or horn* workshop vie. Per straight, rafter or bev.l cuts, hcus* framing, •« u B'/j" crosscut-rip blade cuts to 3}fJ" at vtrt, .2$i' 6 " b«v»l out. Triguer twitch. 110-120V, AC-DC. WARDS BIG ANNIVERSARY, SALE A wide selection of tools and hard ware'equip- ment—reduced for Anniversary Sale. You'll find in Wards hardware depnrtment many item* to save you lime, toil, and money. Reg. 2.98 Soldering Iron : 2.67 Reg, 32.95 Electric Drill—!/," 29.88 Reg. 1.49 Light-duty Hand Drill i.'gg Reg. 1.75 Lakeside Hammer 1,57 Reg. 2.79 Eclipse Saw—26x8" 2.47 31.50 SANDER POLISHER 27. Shines cars, sands and polishes floors, etc. Aluminum frame. 110- 120V motor, 60-cycl« AC-DC. On terms. MALL '/4-INCH ELEC. DRILL 19.95 For heavy-duty use on wood or metols. 3-jow Jacobs geared chuck. Preciiion boll hearings, Trigger switch. HO-I20V. REGULAR 41.50 8-IN. SAW I On ter 37.88 SpvcTal light-duty tilling tab)* mod»l. Rrenn btar^l Ing*. Rail* and lowtr combination blad* taiNy w'rtfc Hand knob whil* fable r»moini ifatlpnary. S(e*f •xtcmlom «nlorg« tab!* to 20x14 In. Tith to 4J*j REGULAR 14.95 WHEELBARROW 19 Q7 Far Farm w Horn t I £> * 7 / lightweight, 1-piet* ieaml»» construction• -con b« Vied for hauling liquid* ai well as lolid mattrmfi. 3 cu. ft. heaped, 2'/2 cu. ft. liquid capacity. Stands upright. 5«mi'pneumatic tire. Sturdy •!••[ REGULAR 2.29 BIT BRACE 1.97 Takes tapered iquar* and round bit* } /» to : Vi in. Rev«rsibU op»n ring 10' ratchet. Sturdy for long-lasting service 2.19 STORM DOOR CLOSE* 1.77 Stops slamming. Double spring action for combination slorm-icnin doors. Easily adjustable for slow at fait doting.
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