The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 22, 1949
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The women exhibitors at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair have new eminence tins year, and have the new woman's building brimming with displays, featuring primarily farm and home management projects of the home demonstration clubs. The building is shared with aJ brand new display for hobbyists. The two wings of the building are housing the model planes, hot-rod race cars, woodcraft, and work in plastics. leathercraft, One side of the display Ls devoted to the educational bootlis, which were judged yesterday. The Courier News erroneously listed the Clear lake club as winner of the third prize of $1S. The honor went to the Oak Club, which portrayed Its for Economy and Profit." The, booth featured everything from glasses made from tin cans, to jewelry, table lamps, figurines, and chairbottom weaving, all at- trctively arranged. Recreation Gels Emphasis The booth prepared by the Bardstown Club ' in South Mississippi County is a graveyard scene with poetic epitaphs pointing out causes or home accidents. The theme WHS ••Cultivate, Happiness. Harvest, Safety and The Hulbert Club (from CritUm- den County) was a sixih place winner and showed the beter uses of electricity. A Negro mammy with the flat iron anil boiling pot doing the family wash Is shown on one side with the modern washer and Ironer and well-kept housewife on the other side. Leachville's booth on community recreation, a fourth prize winner, has prevention of juvenile delinquency the results of adequate playgrounds and community recreation. Miniature croquet courts, ball diamonds, marble grounds, square dance pavillion, horseshoes, picnic grounds and dart boards dot to community scene, with the part where recreation facilities are poor showing the jail and two wrecks. md other evidence of delinquency. Yarbro Club Hini Key Award From January through Decem- xr. and a project for every month, in the "Year Round Club Work" won the Yarbro club »100 and a blue ribbon. The booth featured etched trays, highway beautification, use of appliances house cleaning methods, flower arrangements, furniture arrangements, food preservation, recreation, handicraft, planting, and choosing and making of accessories. v The ABCs of a Wardrobe. show- In!! the finished product and tracing the garments from pattern to the occasion when worn was portrayed In the Annorel Booth, which won a US fifth prize. The right and wrong way of interior decoration with drab versus bright colors, and color harmony stressed was the theme of the Dogwood Ridge Club Booth. A semi-circular stairaway pointing out the "Steps to Better Living" and showing the farm products used to their test advantage was In the Flat Lake's second prize winning booth, and the Boyntbn Club advised saving Steps; Time and Temper with convenient kitchens. Speedy Turtle Gains $100 for His Owner U5PANTO, Circle In, Ark., sept. 22. veaer™ sure-footed member i* aer |. of the turtle family, crawled 100 feet in seven minutes yesterday to cop the American Legion's 14th annual terrapin .derby. Entered by Cooper Ferguson ol Lepanto, Circle In outdistanced toy several minutes the two other en- Club Women. Hobbyists Show **"•'* Civie M* ~J. m r* U/-iL n • ji . O»se.nd OH Versatility With Pr ojects to Create New, Better Way of Life BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS on Washington WASHINGTON, Sept. 22. If,—A group of Arkansas business and civic leaders were in Washington today lining up possible action on the Proposed Dardanelle dam on the Arkansas River . The delegation, headed by Recce Caudle of Russellville. planned to see budget director Frank Pace, Jr an Arkansan, in an effort to have an appropriation request for the dam Included in next year's budget. Funds for constructing the dam, 'e of the projects In the overall Development program for tiie Arkansas Hivr-r. were turned down by the House Appropriations Committee earlier this year. Senator Mc- cleUan (D-Ark> stepped Into the Picture. He got the Senate to appropriate $1.100,000 to start the oam. This appropriation measure went to the House for consideration hut so far no action lias been taken. Livestock NATIONAL STOC::YARDS, in Sept. 22-?i_(uSDA)-Hogs 7,500; market active; strong to 25 higher- good and choice 200-250 Ibs 20.50 to mostly 20.15; top 20.15; odd lots 260-300 Ibs 19.00-20.50; 180-190 Ibs 19.15-20.50; 140-170 Ibs 11.25-19.25- odd lots 100-130 Ibs 14.50-17.00; good sows 400 Ibs down 18.25-1925- few at 19.50; heavier sows 15.7517.75; ;staBs 12.00-14.50, Cattle 2,200; calves 1,400; some inquiry from feeder interests moving few steers near steady at lti.00- 17.00; one toad high medium and good steers on slaughter account 25.00; heifers nnd mixed yearlings slow; mostly common and medium kinds at 17.00-22.00. about steady; cows steady; canners and cutters 10.50 : !350; common and medium 1^3.50-14.50; good cows scarce and little done; bulls tending lower- bids around 25 off at 18.00 down; high; good and choice .op scarce; common and ro ed ,u m mealum finished fhird. Herman Pilgrim County, won the of Mississippi cotton picking , contest, an event staged in cone er - , an event saged in con- tries in the championship race. He nection with the derby. He picked won «100. 55 ound • il 91VU. tj^ pvLMUl: Juke Box was second and Tuxedo win $100. . 55 pounds of cotton in one hour to —Courier Newi Photo <-H CLUB DRESS REVIEW WINNERS—Three 4-H Club members, all in the blue-ribbon class of exhibitors at he Northeast Arkansas District Pair, offer ample proof that there's more to club work than attending meetings. Each is modeling a made as part of her doming project, which won special recognition i n the North Mississippi County dress revue last week and the fair this week. Prom left to right are: Miss Virginia Pepper of Armorel, Miss Naomi White or Annorel and Miss Hertha Dledsoe of Dell. Miss Pepper, the over-all champion of the rc vuc scored a total of 100 points on her dress. The other two scored 95 points each. Miss Pepper will model her dress in the Mid-South Fair 'dress review. She was also the winner In the county event last year. Three Stage Jailbrva* In Independence County BATESVILLE, Ark,, Sept. 22—(/!•) —Three prisoners sawed their way out of the Independeike County Jail here last night, but one was back In custody this morning. A 14-year-old boy charged with PAGE THREE automobile theft was returned to officers after lie went to Ills home here. Still at large were a 18-year-old uatPKVille youth arrested along with the 14-year-old and In connection with the snmc case and Ha'.uh Key. 34, who Sheriff Burton Ar- nold said Is wanted In Missouri and Michigan for breaking Jail and car theft. The sheriff said Key apparently "ad a hacksaw blade concealed la his cowboy boots when h* wa» arrested here yesterday. 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