The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 1, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 1, 1949
Page 12
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XWKLVK House of Charm' Fo Open Friday Wt«ic of lnip«ction Scheduled by New Decorating Solon Owner« oi th« HOUM ot Charm winounced tod»y that it will b« rormaUy opened Friday at ita new location, 2021 West Main, next to the Mox Th»t«. Tht business, owned Rnd operated br J. R. Deal »nd Kemp Wlsen- hunt, was a department In conjunction with Deal's P«int Store, »nd WKJ started less than a year ago. It was later known as Deal's Salon ot Interiors before it was reonranlMd and established in Its present location. According the owners, the immediate acceptance of the decorating 'service made expansion and removal to a separate and larger location necessary. They reported today thet customers had been served from the entire trade area between Sikeston, Mo., to the North and Memphis, Tenn., to the south. They pointed to the homes of Mr. »nd Mrs. E. E. bomb at Ilayll, Mo., Mrs. »nd Mrs. Earl Wildy at Leach- vllle and H. C. Bradford at Lepanto as examples of their decorating service. Wofk«hop to be Optn The workshop lor the new House of Charm also will ue open for Inspection during the week of opening from June 3 to June 11. It was explained today that new frames for furniture pieces are secured through nallonall-recog- nized manufacturers, and then completed to individual taste by the House of charm. The drapery and slip cover workroom also will be open for inspection during the week. Mr. Wlsenhimt will continue as «s active manager of the paint store, and Mrs. Deal will be at the House of Charm. Both businesses are partnerships. The managers said today that the House of Charm has plans to increase Us line of decor, which at present includes custom-made lamp shades, tables of all types, rugs »nd domestic and imported fabrics lor decorating. Mr. Deal explained that the products included assortments of Shchumacher and Waferly banded Jabrlcs, decorating fabrics fi-om Oooddall, Smalley, Saison, and complete line o{ A. & M. Karagh- euslau'j Gulistan and Firth carpets. RofJo-ftodeo to be Held At Skating Rink Friday Skaters of Blytlieville today are busy practicing up on their "figure- eights" and any other tricks ii their bags in preparation for the mammoth Rollo-Rodeo to be held Friday afternoon and night al Warrants Skating Rink under sponsorship of the Blytheville Junior Service Auxiliary. Proceeds from the affair will be njed for the child welfare program now being carried out by the group, it WM announced by Mrs, W. R. Lawshe, who is serving as general chairman for the affair. Priies will be awarded in various Obituaries Military Services Are Conducted for Cooter, Mo., Hero COO'CER, Mo., June 1.—Military services were conducted Friday for Pfc. Harvey J. Burger of Cooter at the Mt. Zlon Cemetery by the Steele, Mo., V. P. W. members. The religious rites were previously conducted at the Methodist Church in Steele by the Rev. Marvin Nlblcick, pastor. Private Barger was killed January 25, 1945, and his body returned to the states for burial on Thursday, and his body was In state at the German Funeral Home until time for the funeral. He was born April 16, 1916. He was 28 when he was killed. His survivors Include a son Charles Edward Barger of Chicago; four brothers. Otis and Claude Burger of Grand Haven, Mich., Clyde Barger of Jacksonville, Fin., and Alvin Burger of Houston, Tex., and a sister, Mrs. Marcella Hale of Grnnlte City, III. • • • Retired Luxora Merchant Dies Of Heart Attack LUXORA, June 1.—Funeral serv- ces for Harry MeRae, 64, retired merchant who died of a icart attack at liLs home here yesterday afternoon .will be conducted at 2 p.m. lomoriow in Hie Assembly of God Church. Burial will follow the Calhoun Cemetery here. Born in Ashport, Tenn., Mr. Me- Rae had lived in Luxora for 32 years. He had been ill for the past yenr. Surviving are his wife, five daughters, Mrs. L. J. Clifton and Mrs. E. P. Clifton of St. Louis, Mrs. B. R, ier and Mrs, J. O. Baker Jr., of Memphis, and Mrs. E. K. Meadows of Alton, 111., three sons, Stanley E. McRae of Memphis, James V. McRae of Blytheville, and Otis T. McRae of Luxora; one brother, John McRnc of Luxora; otie sister, Mrs. Knty Farbus of Memphis and 19 grandchildren. The Cobb Funeral Home of Bly- Scholarships In Music Are Awarded Harry FiiUius, Jr., and Miss Gen eva Biuce last ulRht received t year's scolarship to tne Fowlston School of Music, for their progress in music during Ihe past year. Harry, who will be a senior at President's Address Little Rock June 11 To Be 'Important' Talk WASHINGTON, June 1—</«— Tile White House said today President Truman will make an "Important" speech at Little Rock June 11 during the annual reunion o[ the 35tli Division. Presidential Press Secretary Char- Found Not Guilty Joe Caseas of the Plat Like community was found not guilty at his trial in Municipal Court this morn- Ing on a charge of selling beer without a license. Livestock Blytheville High School next year, was presented the voice scholarship, vnlued at $135 by Mary Jo Baton, who won the scolarsnlp last yenr. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry FriUtus, Sr., live ot 416 West Missouri, He has been a pupil of the Fowlston Music school for two years. Nancy Hamilton presented the piano scholarship to Geneva, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. f. G. Bruce of Kelser. She has also studied ftt the music school for two years, »nd will graduate next year from the Kelser School. Miss Hamilton won the award last year. This Is the second year the music school has awarded the scolarshlps. Both recipients have appeared several tlme.i In Blytheville. Harry is i\ member of the Blytheville High School Glee Club. The presentations were made last nlfiht after a recital featuring both piano and vocal pupils of the- Fowlston School of Music at the High School Auditorium. Approximately 300 watched the presentation. Last night's recital was for the dvanced and intermediate pupils, mi R recital was conducted Monlay night for the beginning and younger Intermediates. les G. Ross said Mr. Truman will speak In (he stadium there at 2:3C p.m. (CST) at the dedication of a war memorial. The president will leave Washington on his personal plane, the "Independence", at 11:30 a.m. (CST) June 10 and arrive at Little flock at 3 p.m. <CST). He will attend the reunion ball that ni^ht. Ross salu the subject of the president's speech has not been determined but he would be inclined to call it a "major'" speech. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., June 1—M').-(USDA)—Hogs 10,000; weights over 270 Ibs fully 50 higher than Tuesday's average; lighter weights 50-75 higher; sows 25 to mostly 50 higher; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 22.00 to mostly 22.25; several loads 22.35-22.50; top 22.50; 250-300 llJS 21.00-22.00; HO-170 Ibs 21.00-22.25; 100 to 130 Ib pigs scarce; few 19.00-20.75; good sows 400 Ibs down 18.25-19.50; over 400 l!)s 1C 5018.00; mostly 16.75 up; most stags 15.00 down; few to 15.1)0. Cattle 2,200; calves 1.5W;; steers and heifers active and generally around t>0 higher witn cov;s strong and bulls 28 higher; »«»lers 100 higher; moyi steers goad and high good at 25,25-26.75; several lots good and low choice 27.50 and top 27.65; good heifers and mixed yearlings 25,50-27.00; a few 27.25; coii\mon and medium 22,00-25.00; good cows 19.50-21.00; common and medium cows 18.00-19.50; canners and cutters 14.00-17.50. Negro Deaths Services will be conducted at II a.m. tomorrow at the Carter Temple In Blytheville for Myna Tucker, 53, by Hev. J. A. Buford, and her body will Ix; taken to Dyersburg, Tenn., for burial. She died at ner home at 103 Ea^t Cleveland, Friday. She Ls survived by a daughter Mamie Davis of Highland Palls, N, Y., and a brother of Chattanooga, Tenn., one nephew and an uncle. The Home Funeral Horn e of B lyt hevi 1 le w as li\ charge of arrangements. (JicvJlle Is In Pallbearers charge. will include A. C. Farmer Fatally Hurt In Fall under Truck (Ry the Asoclated Press) Death ha.s .struck at 145 times on Arkansas highways and city streets since the first of the year. Latest victim was Kenneth Gerlach, 18-year-old Monroe County farmer. He was Injured fatally last night when he fell beneath the wheels of a moving (.nick and was cni.shed. The accident occurred near Holly Grove as the Irurk wa.s pushing a Jeep. Gcrlach, o passenger in the truck, crawled onto the front fender of the larger vehicle, lost his balance and fell. contests L durln«_ both the afternoon •nd night sessions, and souvenirs of the affair will be presented to each participant, Mrs. Lawshe stated. The younger, less experienced skaters, are expected to attend the afternoon session, which opens nt 2 o'clock, and the more expert skaters, both children and adults, will participate In the evening's contests, which will begin at 7:30 o'clock, it was announced. Mrs. IiAwshe is being assisted by Mrs. Harman Taylor, as chairman of the entertainment committee. Mrs. S, E. Tune, who is in charge of souvenirs, decorations and prizes, find Mrs. A. R, Wetenkamp, chairman of the food concessions for the event. Morse, Dub and Robert Holllnger, Lem Stanford, VY. A. Ledbetter and Charles Corkran. The Rev. Jesse Dickinson will officiate. He is uastor of the Assembly 01 God Church at Luxora. Services Are Conducted For Mrs. Frances Sharp' Funeral services were conductec today at the Full Gospel Tabernacle on Lilly Street for Mrs. Frances Gertrude Sharp, 64, by the Rev. Vent Botin, pastor. Mrs. Sharp died at her home In East Prarie, Mo., yesterday, after a long illness. She left Blytheville last year to make her home with a daughter at East Prarie, and had lived here many years prior to that. Mrs. Sharp is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Marie Hubbard, and a grandchild, Janie Mnrie Hubbard; and three brothers, Joe Keaton of Blytheville, Emmett Keaton ot Hickmon, Ky., and John Keaton of New Madrid, Mo. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Well Scattered The painted lady butterfly is the most widely distributed butterfly in the world. In 1879. grcnl flocks of these frail insects flew from Africa to Europe. Rules Committee Re/uses To Clear Housing Bill WASHINGTON. June 1. W>j — The House Rules Committee refused today to clenr President Truman's controversial housing bill for a ETouse vote until it finds out just how much the program will cost. On motion of Rep. Herter (R- Mass/*, the rules group sent a letter to the Budget Bureau requesting cost figures. Foes of the Senate- si pproved bill contend it would involve a federal outlay of 16,000.000,000 to $19.000,000,000 in 40 years. The Rules Committee killed similar legislation last year. Chairman Sabnth (D-1H.>. battling for the bill, announced he lifts set Friday as a new deadline for committee action. Air Tourists Return From Dedication of \ Bemidji Resort Cottage I Seven Blytheville men returned yesterday from a 2,900-mile plane trip, which started last Friday, with the main stop at Bemidji. Minn., where they were guests nt the formal opening for a camp cabin named after BlythevHIe. Mr. and Mrs. Hary E. Roese opened the cottage as a part of Sborecrest. Each of the cottages is named nfter a town where their son was stationed during his army career .and Blytheville Is the latest one, and said to be the most complete unit at the resort. Those .who went for the opening Included: Ernest Halsell, Sam Ow- j ens, Z. I. Osborne, Jr., E. B. Thorn- | as, Johnny Field.s, Monroe Grain and C. V. Sebaugh. Two Beech Bonanzas, piloted by Mr. Halsell and Mr. Sebaugh were used for the trip. "- The group returned from Bemidji by way of Denver, Colo. The opening of the cottage was marked by a cocktail party and a fish fry. The fish were cooked by a group of Bemidji businessmen. . . a banker, doctor, chief of police, lire marshal, and a grocer. Several of the businessmen of Bemidji attended the opening a,s well as others from Canada, Duluth and Minneapolis. Warsaw Hotel Rates Up WARSAW, Poland (i?i~ Hotels in Warsaw have boosted all room rate? by ten per cent. An average rooin with bath now costs $125 per month Its facilities compare roughly with those of a third or fourth ratr American hotel. Cahokia. the oldest town in nii nois, was founded in 1699 as an In- \ dian mission station by French , priests from Quebeck. 1 NEW FALL TER 1 /3 DOWN on anything we have in stock amounting io $40 or more. Balance Next Fall Hubbard & Son Furniture Phon. 4409 Blytheville ExciusfVe/y In Blythivllle At MEAD'S / j a •/ Ill MAIN trifll You'// Be As "Coo/ As A Poo/" In. Light Dixie Weave Smart men everywhere choose DIXIE WEAVE because of it's rich, porous weave it's excellent shape-refaining qualities and it's general smart design. Slep inln one of these lighl-as-a- feather models and enjoy summer comfort af ifs hesl. THOPICAL WORSTED SUITS llart Scliaffiier & Marx from MEAD'S The exchtsive Hart ScliafFner & Man Dixie Weave b a fabric distinguished (or its porous weave and rich texture. Moreover, its pure wool is wrinkle-resislant and press-retaining. Tailored by superior craftsmen it makes up into a cool, easy-on-your-shoulders suit . . . solid colors, cheeks, plaids ind stripes. Patch pockel models included// It's for a Man .. . Mead's Will Have It!

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