The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 20, 1947
Page 2
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' V PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK) COURIER. NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 20, 104Y Emphasis Placed ^Religious Education Director Outline* Plans for Methodists r A' program of Christian Education for the First Methodist church, with emphasis on Summer activities, has been announced by Miss Mf.mie L; Adams, director of roll- Cicus education. The program was planned by the 'Board of Education of the church. Vacation Church School will be he!d from June 2-13, with Student DTJ. to-be observed on Sunday night, June 8. Delegates from the Youth Department will go to assemblies which will be held at Jlendrix College, convray. The first assembly, North Arkansas Youth Fellowship Conference, wjll be from 3imc 2-6. At this time, young people wiiq will be working on .Fellowship Teams, will receive special training under direction of Miss Virginia Henry of «lhe General Education Board in Nashville. Topic of lnc program will be -Methodist Youth Fellowship." Miss Adams will teaETi tlie course on "Missions anil World Friendship." , ' . Tlie senior assembly will be held from July 7-11 and Christian Adventure Assembly from July 14-18. The National Youth Caravan will work in the church here from Jifcie 20 to July 4. .The Caravan Is made \ip' of fo'jv -youut; people and one adult, who receive special instruction at a , training center before working in seven different churches for one .week each. . . ' Blytheville Methodist youth will attend .the Leadership School July H-25 at Mount scquoyah and the Methodist Youth Conference to ce held December 30-Jammry 2 at Cleveland. Ohio. Nine thousand yonng people and -1.030 adults . will attend ! this meeting, which will •iatfe tlie theme "Christ Abave All." Dr. -E.. Stanley Jones, writer, lecturer and missionary, will be one of the ^speakers. First Methodist Women plan .for 600 at Breakfast With Mrs. Hugh Wliilsclt, president of the Woman's Society cfj Christian Service of tlic First Methodist Church. ns general chulrnmn, plans were going forward today for the annual May Breakfast tomorrow for members' of the church. The breakfast will ho served be- lwco\i 6 and 9 inn. in the basement of the chmvh. Sixth and Main, and friends of the congregation nre invited to attend. Preparations arc? being made to serve at teabt COO. Mrs. Rolnncl Owen Is chairman of the food committee, nnd Mrs. John pcathcrston again has been designated a s chief biscuit maker for the occasion. Mrs. Robert Porter is diniiif! room chairman for the breakfast, and Mrs. William IllgGmson is flower chairman. The WSCS recently completed extensive Improvement'] to the kitchen in the basement of the church nnd installations include n new refriRtfrntor, steam table, range, hot water heater, new dishes nnd silverware for the dining room and a special servlnR table to facilitate the handling of large crowds, such as are. expected foi the annual breakfast. Polly Stewart Honored Miss Polly Stewart, clniigliter "' Mr. and Mrs. 13. F. Stewart, w a s named an honor student at the recent Honor »ny program at Arkansas Stale College, Jouesboro, where she Is a freshman. Miss Stewart was graduated last year from Blyihcvillc Hl«li School and is nmjorinii in Homo Economics at Arkansas State. The Honor Day Hils year was Die 13th animal obscrvancc- Little Rock Council Offers Site for Big Stadium Planned as War Memorial LITTbB • ROCK. Ark., May 20. (DP) -5- The iirst definite step toward locating tlie > proposed war memorial stadium has been taken by the:Little Rock City Council. At a : .meeting -last night, 'he city fathers, aulhorizc'd the Mayor and city clerk to execute a deed to some 11 acres of fair park as ft site for the proposed structure. The :action K >vas taken at the request' of -Chamber of-Commerce officials who said now that u site is assured Little Rock sportsmen can prpceed toward underwriting $350,000 mi.conslruclion bonds.- The 'law setting up the stadium commission required that any city biding purchase at least $350,000 worth dflwnsTructionbonds. 5 '~ Prior, to the Little Rock action North J,lttl«"Hocfc- was the only Arkansas, city to;'mnke air offer for the stadium. However, West Memphis arttjrllot-Springs have indicated ttjey.',will' bid. Mrs. frailer President Of School Alumni Group Mrs Eva Fravlcr has been elected president of nnrclcllo School Alumni Apsoclatlon, organi/cd at the school's junior-senior banquet. Friday night when alumni studentr were guests. Cther officers who will serve are L. H. Antry, Jr.. graduating this year, vice president; Mrs. K. R Mahan. secretary, and Mrs. Johr D. McNalr. treasurer. Tlie banquet Friday night wn: held In the school cafeteria. I.. II Autry. superintendent, and Wllnui Fondrcn of the junior class wen principal speakers Other junior and seniors also made brief adre.s- SPS. Sophomores served. Flowers an<| other decorations li rainbow colors formed u setting fo the affair. Forma: Blytheyille Man Presenty'Recordings of Folk Songs to Hendrix R. N. Hill of tNow York City, formerly of Blytheville and the Gosnef/ Sch'oq} Seniors Hold Who's Who Contes Students winning honors in th annual Oosnell School senior Who Who Contest were announced toda iln the girls' division. L. V. Holi was selected most beautiful; 'Mai garcl Baker, most popular; Hub N. Ingrain, eldest; 'Margaret Ilakn best all around: Sylvia Swain, Ml;G. H. S.; L. V. Bolin, best athlete Margaret naker, best iicvsonnllts Margaret Baker, prettiest hair and Ruth N. Ingram, prettiest teeth. Boys winning honors were Woody. Harris, most handsome. Woody: Harris, most, popular; llnyon l.ed- tctter, cutest; Woody Harris, best nil around; Woodv Harris, Mr. son of Mrs. R. N, Hill, 411 West G. H. S.; Floyd While, best, allilcU?; Walnut, and Mrs. .Hill, have sent Rayon Ledbcttcr, best personality; an album of-their Creole recordings, woody Harris, prettiest eves; Floyd to Hendrix College, Conway, Music! white, prettiest hair, and Floyd Department, as n git 1. Mr. Hill was white, prettiest teeth, graduated from Hendrix College. Mrs. Hill ( -,a contralto, sings under net- -maiden name. Adelaide Van Wpy."Wid is accompanied at the piano! iiy. Mr. (Hill. They have jmade an-extensive study of -folk music of the = East and v .South. Their ^Creole recordings were produced by • Decca. . Mr. Hill teaches several day.-, a week at Sarah l»iwreiice College in iBronsville, N. Y.. an<l maintains :•. studio at the (Metropolitan Opera House, 'where he" coaches singers. 'He ua's 'graduated from Blytheville High School before entering Hendrix. • Read Conner News Want Ads. Breakfast Compliments Guest From Fort Smith OSCEOL'A, Ark., -May 2D.—Mrs. Welby Young was hostess Friday morning svith a breakfast honoring Mrs. Sybil of Fort Smith. Mrs. To! so in is housegviesl of her -Jaughtpr, Mrs. Ralph Woodruff and Vfr. Woodruff. BOB MALOME • Plaster • Stucco • Concrete Phone 2028 New Galvanized TIN ROOFING {28 go, 10' to 14' Length "LIMITED SUPPLY BUN HEATH -t SUPPLY WISHES —TO THE CLASS ^47 Wo, who have known you graduates ;ill your life 1'oel proud, yes, and a littlu sad, as we watch you leave your 'classrooms heliiiu! and go forward to'adulthood and re- sponsibility. Sad ... because you have jrrown up, but, proud, too, that your record is .so fiii« .... that you are capable of (ak- in j> the world in your stride. Once again, we are happy to present vach girl member of the senior class with, a ponmiie LANE miniature eerlar cheat as a token of the fine class record the 1947 group leaves at BUS. Pictured ,'ib.ovc 1st arc BUS seniors displaying their Lane chcsls. Heading from left (o right— row—-Pei^y H3ratcher Bonnie Ball Vaiinyr Kathryn Whilley M'.\e Beth ftogevs Jo Anne Shanks 1'Ist.her, siiarpe Joanne Campbell Mary L,;in Juyner 2nd row—"Frances 'Marsh Grace Jcimhigr, Jeannine 'Schorer Belly Joyce Slankard •;• • Mildred. Meailor. • Ernestine'French Eanunyc 1^011 Pcrguapn Betty Jo Stiles 1*">ts J\Xari Nerna Burks • Miuilyu Deeii 3rd row—Vivinn I-'lngK HiK.sie Wnlson (Hishij) O|ial Sylvester '_ lietty Fleemun I 3 iv\»li\ Covin^ton Wanda -Barham ..George Ann Slilvyell Martim-.Ann Linatyu'ch Mary Jo 'Hill • '• '•' > Virginia Mann ftoRt'Uiary Jolinston 'M'-\vy Jo Nailers- <lh ro'A- -Winnie F. Wlusnnhunt Hetty Jean Ooff 1'atsy Ann Travis Fraiues Smith Joan Shrpard CMro Houston niuu CooV; ppuuy iMtMullir. DnrIs LCi- Cameron .• . Jnli.-x Ann Woudsnn . '5th row- fmosene (Jampliell -Pnrt!o\v Betty L^i; AtiMns Kinma Aycock Senior pirls not present when above i;hoto was made: Fnnly C"]-ini Ckmse Billie Louise G.uncs Mary lAnn Parks Katliryn Robertson iMury Evelyn Smith Laura -Ellen Swain 'Patsy Sue Wilson Hnth, Seay . Betty Jo Reeves' To Every Graduate: We wish a full .s/ifire of luck, happiness and a future bright with achievement and success. NEW Matching Men's Sef Sainsonite imm^mj 0 LOVELY Cesfar Hope Chest As advertised in SEVENTEEN ftoe 421 West Main Street Choice - Sun Tan or Dark Brown Nationally advertised strong enough Alligator Grain ^ to stand on Samsonite! Travel-wise men know smart travel today is the Samsonite way. Streamlined Samsonite's the World's Greatest Luggage Value. Buy your Samsonite set today. In addition to the above pieces for men, we have matched sets /'orVarf/es in Samsonite 21" Men's O'Nile $13.50* 24" Men's 2-Sui1er. $70.00* Choice of Brown or Ion Gift of Her Heart's Deitre GirS grads today know what they want. Most all of them want a beautiful Lane Hope Chest. And no wonder! This romantic gift does so much to make dreams come true. Choose one of our popular Lane Cedar Chests for your girl graduate. Ii will have all the exclusive features that make a Lane a lifetime possession. Come in, soon. CHARLES S. LEMONS, FURNITURE

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