The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 1, 1944
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f< , >. .t'AUJ! TWO BLYTHBVILLB <ARK,). COURIER NBWS ' Joint Birthday Party n Ijjbiven For Children M '<* ~ M Mr*, v Clyde . Llpjd entertained \l 50 children Frid»> af^rnwa it her ! ho^ie, celebrating th» Wrth<!»ys o? I her three children, all of whom .' were bom oft jfuly 28. Twin girls, '( Mary Christine and Martha Ernes} tine, were 11, and their brother, Geprge Edward "Ejonny", was eight 'fjhe youngsters »ere Invited for ioiy , o'clock, and spent seveial hotjrs ' playing games before Ihc gifts-tb-'the"guests'of honor were opened. Refreshments of Ice cream and cookies were' served. Mrs Lloyd was assisted In en- terjalntng by Mrs Bob Bryant, Mrs ,). Sparkes, Mrs M. Potter, Mrs. Delia Ozee, Mrs, Edgar Crawford, anrf. Miss Selby Angie'ton of Memphis. > Reunion Honors Soldier 4evera) persons from BlytheUHe spent Sunday In Tennessee wheic they attended the annual reunion held by members of the Bunks family The affair, held this yeai at the home of, Mr; and Mrs' Blaln Harris near Mason' Olobe, Tenn,, was. attended by 90 persons, and wns given In honor of Corp Edward McGregor of Blythevllle, who Is liome on furlough Bo^Ie, Texas, from Camp Attending 1 from Blythevllle and nearby communities were Mr. anil Mrs Thurmon* WcQiegor and datf_ghter, Alice, Mr. and Mrs. Earl McGregor and daughter, Marcla LOu, Corp and Mrs. Edward McGregor, Mr. and Mrs Theodore Payne and family and Mr. and Mrs. Al Burks and son Al, Mr - and, Mrs HereheU Burrlss of Holland, '«.Mo , and Mr. and Mrs Aaron Taylor and family of Brae- gadocio; Mo. ' • < » Daughter Born Today Lieut, and Mrs J B Johnson nf Selman Field, Monroe, La, announce the birth of a daughter tins morning a,t Blythevllle Anny Air Field Hospital The baby, their first child, ha* not yet been named. '' Mrs Johnson'is the former Mk.i Mary Jo Fisher, daughter of Mrs E A Fisher ot Btythevllle * * • Baptist Circle Meets Circle Two of the Women's Missionary Union of Caivary Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon 3 o'clock, with Mrs Cecil Priest with six members present The .program opened with group slngmgj followed by a prayer by Mrs Earl \V»lker The Bible study lesson Jwos taken' from the 12th chapter of Romaivs, and the closing prayer was offered by Mrs L A Henry ; Refreshments s^ere served during the social hour. » ' • * * AnnuM Picnic Planned Serve Cup Cakes With Snacks Serve iced cup cukes, with summer coffee or Iceil drinks. BY GAYNOlt MAItDOX NEA SliilT' Writer Renders nsk for hot tiny snack suggestions to serve when friends stop by. Chocolate cup-cakes made with peanut butter and some casy- to-prepaie beverage, cither tea or coffee, or « sparkling fruit, drink, will brighten life for anyone. I'eanut Butter Chocolate'Cup Dikes One and three-fourths cups sifted cake flour,' it teaspoon salt, Vi. teaspoon soda, 1 • cup sugar. 2 tablespoons shortening, 3 tablespoons I'leanu't butter, 2 squares chocolate, melted, 1 cup cold strong coffee; Mix and sift flour, salt, soda and sugar together tlirce times. Cream shortening and peanut bullcr together. Add melted ctiocolntc and beat well, without stirring, add flour mixture and coffee aiul then sth \lgoiously until well mixed. Beat 1 minute. Ppm batter into (ice|] greased miiinn pans nnd take In moderate oven (350 degrees F.) about 20 minutes until cnkes shrink to size of pans. Cool and'frost as desired. Makes v,i. dozen medium- sized cakes. lime. Pra|> pc Tvro cups grapefruit juice, l cup lime-juice, '/, water. Pour cup sugar, sparkling the grapefruit jutcc freezing tray of automatic refrigerator and freeze to 'mush. Combine lime, jiilce nnd sugar and divide equally 4 tall glasses. Place, spoonfii! of grapefruit frappe In each glnss, nil with sparkling ivnter, stir gently and serve Immediately. A slice of lime, may be used for decoration, : Pineapple Peach Sparkle One-half cup peach Juice, ','.• cup pineapple Juice, 3 tablespoons sugar, sparkling water. ; Canned pencil jutcc may be used, but if fresh juice is preferred, allow three medium-sized' patches. Peol,; remove pit and crush pulp will] the' siit'iir. Combine with the pineapple juice and pour over ice cubes In (all glasses. Fill lite glasses with sparkling water, nnd stir gently. Serves four. •.,•••, [. Bits of News ' Personal Pvt. J. C. Privr-tt, who Is sia- at Camp Robinson, Little Sock, will arrive tomorrow to spend his furlough here ' with Mrs Pi'i- vctl.''and their children. ,' : Mr. and Mrs."T. W. Neil left yesterday afternoon 'for Milan, Tenn., to spend their vacation as guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Foust, parents, of Mrs. Nell. Mr. nnd Mrs. Mcjvoi Wliilelicnd anil family, of IjlUlgcly, Tcmi., arc spending this we ek The annual picnic for members e "pY l ?' cnr Enl!0 of Chickasawba Lodge No 134 F A Pvi Mm A »* —ill l_ ..... 7 v al 1 South Franklin Games and contests amused A M, will be held tomoriow night at 1 o'clock, at the home of Mayor and Mrs E R Jnckson *" Masons and their wives In Blythevllle, are Invited to attend OIL affair, it was announced Celebrates Fifth Birthday Because Larr\ Q ene E11 | s wa , five years old jesterday, his parents, Mr and Mrs. Eugene Ellis, entertathed with a birthday parly for is vwirl,. D ,. «* ii horn I .. _..u i.vjnc.ju» jtduiiea the youngsters for seve'ral hours, before Larry Gene opened his presents Refreshments of blrthdny cake Jce cream, candy and Iced drinks were sened X * * * Methodists Meet At Church Ten members of the Woman''! Society • of Chnsttan Service, Lake Street Methodist Church, met yesterday afternoon al the church for a business meeting and to con- ATnr"^ 6 , tUd> ° f the 1*°*' '"Far All Of Life '> M " ^ L Ref >san, vice president, presided over the meeting in the absence;of the president, Mrs w L Green, and also gave the devotional on the topic "In Joy In Serving" * - Prayer was offered by Mrs A E Harper,, followed by the study course led by Mrs George Shanks and l» s George Stilnell The closing prajer was given by Mrs Reagan.- Mrs T. H Wiggins was a vlsltpr. Tax Collections Off LITTLE ROCK, Aug 1 (TJP)_ Revenue Commissioner Murray B McLeod;says special state tax collections ^or July were off more than $200,08« ifrom July, I9i3 A decline of over $100000 in sales tax collections accounted for much of the decrease. McLeod predicts a reduction in this and several other taxes this year. The sales tax collections t were,based on June sales However, gasoline tax collections showed an increase f rent $871,000 to $914,000 to Camp Nelson Fiiimln, her pur- lins returned Texas," nfter spending his 10-day furlough here with his wife mid family. This was hb flist visit home since entering (he Army seven months ago. - Miss Becky McCnll, daughter' of Mr. and Mrs. E, M. McCnll, left yesterday for Cincinnati, where she will spend n week as the guest'of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Ladder, wiiile Sergt. Robert A. Loddcr is home on furlough from Ctillfornta Sergeant Loddcr formerly was connected with the weather stntlon at Blytheville Army Air Field. The Lodders nnd tlieir guest will divide their time between Cincinnati and Lai-clnnri, Ohio, where they have n Summer home. Mrs. Keren Gill Ictt yesterday for her home in Chicago after a'r extended visit here with her daughter, Mrs. Crafton Jim Crnfton and Mr. The Rev. nnti Mrs. H. W Gallup and family pf Dycss sire spending R few days here ns guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ear] McGregor and daughter, Mnrcin Lou. _Mrs. joe Perry of Gtulsden Tenn., is spending several days here with Mr. and Mrs. Tlumnan McGregor and daughter, Alice. Mrs. o. c. Ganskc is a ptitlciv at Memphis Baptist Hospital, where she will undergo an operation. Mrs. O. N. Hawkins Is expectc< to arrive home tonight from Mor- rillton, Ark., where she has bee: the guest of relatives for scvera weeks. She will be accompanied here by her daughter, Mrs. p. E Jones, and her grandson, Charles Ed Jones, both of Memphis." Tennesseeon To Face Black Market Charge JACKSON, TENN., Aug. 1 (U.P ) —Lendcl! Luther Kent has been neld to thc Fcdral Grand Jury on charges of stealing, selling and disposing of Army aviation gaaillne. Kent was released on 42,500 bond by United Stales Commissioner TO CHECK SEGMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS FLOWER SHOP ''' *' T| *' We Tuberculosis Group To Teach Control Methods An educational program, designed to fami!lnr[«! Mississippi County residents with measures for" I he prevention and cure of tuberculosis, has been started by Mrs. 0. O. Redman, nowiy elected executive secretary nnd field,worker of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association!', i Decision to obtain the services of Mrs.-Redman \vns made In view of the fact that, there is a hifli rule of tuberculosis In Mississippi Coim- ly anti a shortage of doctors nnd nurses, association officials pointed out. Mississippi County is the eighth county In Arkansas to mid such n worker this ycnr. Mrs. Rcdmnn is to work In cooperation with all doctors, schools, churches. Parent-Teacher Associations, the county health unit, the welfare office, Child Welfare office, Farm Security office, the home demonstration clubs, nticl all. civic inul patriotic c-j-gmiizntlDiis throughout the county ns n means of reaching ns ninny Individuals ns possible. Mrs. Roland Qreeii of Blythevllle Is president of the organization and Mrs. Mike Nulltlng of Osceoln, chairman for South Mississippi County. ' Wilkes al Jnckson. Kent will appear before n grand jury in Nashville on Sept. 25. Farmer BAAF Instructor Killed Over Normandy Capt. Charles E, Tucker, a flight instructor at the BAAF until shortly before lie was transferred to cpm» bat in July, 1043, was killed In action in (he European theater ifMiie 22, his friends al this station have been notified. C'aptnln Tucker's death at the nge of 25 ended «n,aerial career of distinction. He had completed his 25th mission as pilot of a B-17'lr) February and held Hie DFC and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. In recent months, Captain Tucker had token over (lie controls of a lighter plane and It was while h) combat with a Nazi plane over the Normandy beachhead that he ivas shot down. Captain Tucker was a native v of Pcrryvltlc, Mo., where he lived with his parents, Mr'., nnd Mrs. Law- •ence J. Tucker, . .: • . At the HoipHaU Dlythevllte Hospital Admitted— Mrs. P. S. Whistle, Rt. 1, elly. Mrs. Curtis Edguard, city, Llnwood dimming):, Marie. Mrs. Ralph Kourl, city. Ida Fay Robertson, Leachville Born to Mr. nnd Mrs. Bert Hard-" esty, Aj-moi-cl, a daughter last night Dismissed— Mrs. Evelyn Eakes, city. Walls Hospital Admitted- Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Burnham, Steele, Mo,, a daughter last night. ' , Dismissed— Irene Carpenter, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Orvllle Archer and babv Holland, Mo. Alice Ray, Rt, 1, city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. O. C. Onnske, city. W. L. Wndsworth,.Wilson. Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. C. L. Ashmore, Osceola. Mrs. Chester Davis, Osccpln. Temperatures High Low 70 Atlanta v _ Augusta ". 85 BlnnlnBhnni 47 Charleston . Clmrlotle . .. ChnUunooGU . Chicago . ... Cincinnati . . Denver Detroit Jacksonville . Kansas city Macon . .... 81 . .. Miami . ..... Montgomery Hew Orleans New York 85 94 87 90 93 83 90 85 : 91 92 on San Antonio 99 Savannah . .,....: ug Tampa ......;...! 92 Washington 97 Dallas joi Houston . 93 Jnckson go Little Eock ;| 91 Shrevepoi t .'' 08 Tallahassee gg , 70 65 12 70 67 05 89 01 65 73 77 70 70 75 09 74 71 79 74 lit 13 80 70 G Argentina now produces bntnnol Used in Die manufacture of syn thutlc rubber, through fcrmenta tion of corn mash by removing th germ from shelled corn nnd prc paring si meal which Is softenei with water and sterilized nude pressure. ' TEST PETROLEUM'JELLVTHISWAY FreMMoioJJjw) DWIGHT H. BLACKWOOD Candidate tor COUNTY JUDGE Will speak at the following places in behnlf of his candidacy for County Jurlgc: WEDNESDAY, August 2-8:30 p. m,, Manila THURSDAY, August 3—8:30 p. m,, Leacnville FRIDAY August 4-8:30 p.m., Dell . —And .Will Close His Campaign MONDAY August 7—8:30 p. m., Blytheville The famous Leaning Tower o£'Pisa, above, may finally fall—a casualty of war. Because Nazis i use it os artillery spotting post! lor long-range,guns, blasting at, Allied troops along. Arno river,. Allies may'be forced to destroy- il, as they did the Cassino ift ._ ,~i monastery. .. ,. _ • —•^•—«™ Milk Producers Ask Price Boost Cost of Production Becoming Too High, Leaders Declare MEMPHIS. Aug. 1 <TJP)_Approx- jmately 75 representatives of i Southern milk producers groups have gone on record as opposing further -milk subsidies, and have In 'slstcd that milk prices be increased" to meet production costs. L-. P. Friend, of Memphis secretary-manager of the -MidSoulh Milk Producer's Association criticized the OPA celling on milk He said that since 1941, hay had' increased In price from $15 n ton to around 444 a ton, and grain feed hud risen from $29 a ton, to $50 Friend said that labor costs had almost doubled. • B. E. Stallones, of Houston, Texas, president of thc South Texas Milk Producer's Association, was a i_ so bitter in his denunciation of the Office of Price Administration's control of milk prices. . . W. H. Austin, of,Lake Cormorant, Miss., vice president'of the Mid-South Association, predicted that if dairy farmers didn't receive more for their milk, ninny would \m "t" to stny in bllsl "ess tills A resolutions and planning committee was appointed to draw up plans for calling congressional attention to the milk price situation. South America's largest bird the condor, is 5000 times as big as the smallest, the hummingbllrd. TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1044 Men In Service Pfc. Walter Allen, who formerly lived will) Ills parents, Mr and Mrs. Joe Welch of Blytlieville, recently was awarded the good conduct medal for exemplary conduct ami meritorious service with a (limrtermnster company attached to the maintenance and supply of the fighting aircraft of the Fifth Air Force in New Guinea. Swgt. Chester Cochran, son of Elmer Cochran of Tomato, now is wjth a supply depot stationed somewhere in Iran. ,H C has been overseas for n year. His wife, the former Miss Virginia ', Harshman, makes her home at Tomato. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lunsford of Clear Lake now have four sons In service since G. W. Lunsford, formerly of Memphis, has entered tlic Merchant Marine at Atlanta, Ga. Oilier sons in service are Corp. James A. Luiuiford, with the Army In; New Guinea, Corp. Eddie P. Lunsford of the Marine Corps, now somewhere in the South Pacific and Pvt. Joseph E. Lunsford of thf Army, who has just arrived in England. ; : / :• >- t • Pvt. Horace Smart, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Smart of RoiUe 3 Blytheville, and Pvt. Vernon Saw- yers, .son of Mrs. Edgar Sawyers also of Route 3, recently met In England. Living on adjoining farms near Blytheville, the two boye had not met since in service, and held a.regular "reunion". Back-To-School Move Launched In Arkansas LITTLE HOCK, Aug. I (U,P.) — A back to school movement will get underway soon in Arkansas. For Ojpverror Adklns and the State Labor and Education Departments have expressed fear that many students who found high-paying Jobs at war plants this Summer may not go back to school. A committee • from the Little Rock Chamber °' Commerce, headed by H, L. Winburn, is to' start a campaign to persuade boys and girls who have been pressed into industries to go back to school Governor Adklns has issued a proclamation setting September 1016 as "Back to School Week.'' Say- Ing that "no child should be deprived of an education because /, the great demand for labor," Coming Eventi WEDNESDAY Club Eight meeting with -Mrs H. G. Pdrtlow. Mrs. S. F. Hill entertaining Friendly Seven Club, Pathfinder Class of First Metho dist Sunday .School, meeting , n home of Mr. 'and Mrs. Fred Me Ghee, 1112 West AsJi, 7 p. m. THURSDAY G. N. B. Club meeting with Mrs John Brllllmrt. FRIDAY Mrs. Paul Byrum entertaining C B. C. Club at lunci'ion. Initial Club meeting with Mrs Herman May. Mrs. Tom Mabry entertaining 400 Club. The Ladles Bible Class of Fjrst Methodist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. W. A. Stlckmon, 8'p.m. Check the leak and stretch your file) supply, the Bituminous Coal p Institute advises users of steam jhcal. A leak one-sixteenth of an jineh.ln diameter in a steam lino 'with a pressure of three 'pounds pel' square Inch will waste a half- ton of coal a year; at 70 pounds pressure H will waste 4,0 tons thc Institute revealed. Swore at PILES! But Now He SMILES! • YOU m»y unite 100, Use doctors' formula for 'distress of pi lea. Suuie us u«J adjii tie lively by bpecfultatti at uotej cHnE>\ Ue ninazol as lialn, itcli, surpaess g*t fiiu-li QUICK itlltfi llt-t $1.00 tiilie Thornton k Minor's Ittcfsl lOliitiiif-nt today. Or £«-t itiu *iH.f-to-e[i].V Thornton & Minor Hivlal Su^nwHorlrs, (>t\\y R. 'few C£0l«,#&rft.7>r DOCJTOUS' Kflf TOIU? Ai all good drug stores everywhere —in Blylhevflle. at Kirby Drug m MALARIA MOSQUITO IS AFTER TOD! Get her with FLIT... before she has a chanc* ' To spread chilling-burning miseries from a sick man to you. Spray FLIT in dark corners end on stagnant water .. . where the 'malaria carrier lurks and breeds. Spray it on every mos- - quito you tee. It's a quick and easy way to wipe out all mosquitoes. Buy FLIT ... today I killi flie», ants, "*" ' moths, bedbugs and .jail, mosquitoes. (vJ i-r-- t?Cbir'W*l lt£..;...T H .!^.~_..tij BE SURE IT'S FLJT! MESSAGE , From A MARINE In the S. W. PACIFIC To The folks Back Home: /• On August Sth you will select a Sheriff to serve for the next two years. Naturally \ would like to be at home to encourage and help my father, W. W. "Buddy" Watson, as much as possible in his race for this office. Uncle Sam says that I am needed here'to help look after Tojo and his Yellow Rats, and I am glad to do what- t ever 1 can for my home and country. If you can give Dad a lift on the Sth, I promise you that you will have a good man for Sheriff. I know, I have lived with him for 20 years. My best wishes to Very truly PFC. W.J. "BILL" WATSON, U.S.M.C.W1S76, Hdq. Co. Transient Center, 5th Amphibians Corps., Care Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif. The Gift Shop Modem and Antique Gifts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS Greeting Cards Novelties A Gift For Everybody Inrram Bldj. Phone ZZH MOSS BRYAN MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 1M 8. rtnt ' Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems Modern Equipment Expert Beauticians Continnom Showi Every Day Box Office Opens 1:41 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN « ML 12:45 p.m. *.-J» p Tuesday & Wednesday- March of Time and Selected Subjects ROXY Mmtlnws B»t. & SDD. Only Opens each night 6:45; starts 7 Opens Sunday 1:00; BUrd l:lg Continuous Shows Szt. an« Bnn. B»rt»ln Night Every N| t ht El<*»! Sitnrday. N« puw* honored on JBB«»J < Ihe Tuesday & rm ARTHUR LAKE IANIS UR1E8 • LYNHt ROSEkiS iciy P<oduc«d ty JaA fi«r • I Mr/ft Rdin Scleelcd Short SubjccU

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