The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 22, 1949
Page 5
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SEPTEMBER 82, V949 ' •LTIBETILLB Educational Exhibits at Fair Hold Interest cotmnnr KEWI Visitors at th« Northeast Arkansas District Fair at Walker Park (all-grounds have a wide variety of display* to view In their wanderings through the exhibit buildings. The Main Exhibit Building this yeir Is devoted principally to commercial displays although .several Bon-commercial booths aUo may be n*n ther». Among these non-commercial exhibits Is the annual display set up by the Northeast Arkansas Beekeepers Association. .Situated In its Perennial position in the southwest corner of the building, this exhibit shows honey in about every form—from bee to bottle. Classed sections of hives show the bees at work. Pull-size hives are on display, and the product itself Is shown in both comb and liquid form. FFA Booth Hold Interest ijfr addition to providing edu- t^Eonal literature on beekeeping, this display also abounds in jars filled with wt.'.te and amber honey. Bees wax, molded into many shapes also is on display. Future Farmers o f America booths give the city dweller a slant on modern farming methods. The Campbell, Mo., FFA booth shows tools used in farm carpentry and mechanics and some of the articles they are used to build. Blyiheville's Lloyd Chapter _. FFA has set up a booth comparing Ihe "FFA Way" of farming with the "Get By System." This display also shoas a comparison of "store living" and the use of foodstuffs obtained through a "live at home program. Modern farming and shopwork methods receive, added emphisin in the display booth set up by members of the Blytheville Vocational Train- Ing Program. Health Prcoram Streued The sv Ject of health Is covered by booths set up by two organizations that race year-round battles against two specific and prevalent diseases—tuberculosis and malaria. A ghostly, white-draped figure representing death is the centerpiece In the booth set up by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. The Malaria Control Unit in Blytheville shows by posters in its booth ihe numerous ways of combatting mosquitoes and the spread of malaria. The Book Fair booth has been set up again this year, sixmsored by the Sixth Grades of Central and Varbro Schools. Scoi 1 ' Hare l>itpUy Scouting acti'-ities are stressed in the display erected by the Northeast 'Arkansas Scout Council. A Boy Scout tent and mannequin drebsed in the Scout uniform are shown before a map showing the counties included in tiic Northeast Arkansas Area Council. Mcansvliile. nearly a dozen communities are represented by displays in the flag-bedecked Negro Exhibit Building just east of the grandstand. These exhibits are primarily of a domestic am* agricultural nature, and display an abundance of can- jied foods, crop specimens and hand-made quilts. Many of the exhibits were set up by Negro 4-H Club*. , N'tfreec Have Evhifclia Three booths have been prepared by Harrison Negro High School students in home economics classes, under the direction of Helen Nunn, and the Negro Farmers of America, supervised by A.E. Lester. ' Negro 4-H Clubs that have set up booths include those from Clear Lake, Promised Land, Qrider, Round ''« and Flat I Tke. The communities of Joiner, Birdsong, Holt and Rosa also are represented by Negro exhibit bootlis. In addition to display booths, several church and civic organizations are operating food concessions on the fairgrounds. These groups Include the American Legion Auxiliary, the First Lutheran Church, the junior Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Street Methodist Church. Cross County Agent Addresses Kiwanians W. B. Proctor, of Wynne, county agent for Cross County, spoke to members of the Blytheville Kiwanls Club at Hotel Noble yesterday on the Arkansas Livestock which will be helrt in Little Rock next mouth. Mr. Proctor" I old the Kiwanians of the rapid rise of the livestock Industry In the state sine Hie depression yc-rs anrt of the functions of the Arkansas Livestock Assocla lion. Guests at yesterday's meeting included Albeit Long and L. L. Swindle of Ttcctor, J. C. Dunlap of Little Rock. Robert f. Juraschek and George Clark. Arkansas Metal Strikers to Go Back to Work LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 22. (jp/—Ar- kansas 1 striking 1,800 aluminum workers today received orders to return to work. Settlement of the 52 day strike against the Reynolds Melals Company's mines and plants in Arkansas was announced last night in Richmond, Va. Officials of the company said they expect to have the Bauxite, Ark., mines and the aluminum processing plants at Hurricane Creek near Benton, and Jones Hill, near Hot Springs, back in operation as "soon as possible." The agreement provides for a wage Increase totaling seven cents an hour. R. S. Reynolds, Jr., president of ihe company, said four cents of the increase will be paid in lieu of paid holidays and three cents toward equalization of area wage differentials. The workers, members of the United Steel Workers of America CIO, ttnick Aug. i tttor ne«x>U»- Uon* onr '• new contract had boated down. Th« worker* had uked for • 1J and one-half cenU wage incnue «nd a 11 and one-half centi an hour increase for security and welfare benefit*. Several conference* between union and company officials were held during the list 30 days but talks were recessed Indefinitely Aug. 23 At the time of the strike laborer* at the three operations were receiving |1,M an hour. The lop craftsmen earned $1.47 an hour. PAOTFTYB Power Hearing Held LITTLE ROCK, Sept, 22. W)_ Hearing was completed yesterday on Arkansas Power and Light Company's request to issue W.100,000 of first mortgage bonds to help finance a construction program. The Arkansas Public Sen-ice Commission took the matter under advisement Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do false teeth drop, slip or wab- ble when you talk, eat, laugh 01 sneeze Don't be annoyed and embarrassed by such handicaps PAS- TEETH, an alkaline (non-acid) powder to sprinkle on your plates keeps false teeth more firmly set Gives confident feeling ol security gooey pasty taste or feeling Get FA.STKt.TH today at «ir drug store Marriage Licenese* The following eoupte obtained a license for marriage mt the office of M!M Elizabeth. Blythc, comity clerk, yesterday: Paul ftivis o f Leachvjlle and Miss Helen Jerline Scarbrough of Manila. So small are blood cells that 60,000 could be placed on the head of a pin. ATHLETES FOOT GEtM HOW TO KILL IT. IN ONE HOUR, «T NOT rUASCD, T>— • «•* tf*. A.k ,, T *•(<!»( «_ tU. STKOWO. h»(fa»b, T-4-U M»4. .Mh •• ».««.! • IcokJ. It PENETRATES. KIKBY DRUG STOKES STABBS Service Refrigeration and OIL STOVE REPAIR Humes 2559-554 Bl.vtheville Willys Sales Co. -110 E. Main $250 IN PRIZES Will Be Offered This Year in the Clothing From Cotton Bags Contest Held in Connection with the National Cotton Pickng Contest I'rize winning garments will be modeled at the Cotton Pick- Ing Contest, on October 7 . . . and nil garments entered must be made from cotton bags. Write for details and entry blank to Clothing From Cotton Bags Contest, P. o. Box 618, Blytheville. But enter S|H>ttsored by Blyllievllle Junior Chamber of Commerce PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET 1044 West Chickasawba Picnic Phone 2043 HAMS Ib 39 \Y£UJ^. 'ip^Spn Armour Star or Swift's Premium LEG 0' LAMB Ib. HENS — FRYERS FRESH OYSTERS For extellenf seasoning SMOKED JOWLS Baby Beef Armour's Star CHUCK ROAST Have You Tried ACCENT It's rerj new; M>k»s food flavors sins; does wonders in bringing nut the full natural flavor* of many foods. Use n on fresh, froien, or tanned footlj, chowder*, »sh, roast, soups, jrra- vies, casserole. Directions on how to n Baby Beef Club or Lb 25 C LOIN STEAK Lb 79 C Fresh, Tender u 49 PIG LIVER Lb 35 C Blue Jean MARGARINE , 22 Guaranteed FRESH EGGS , 62 Aunt Jemima PANCAKE FLOUR 14ozpkg 18 c Brer Rabbit SYRUP 120I 18< Welch's GRAPELADE , M ,,23- PUDDIM 11 „ is- juicE 1 °£° u. si- In pots, B & M BAKED BEANS - 27 oz. can 35< Del Monte GREEN LIMAS - - Chorrnin faptr TOWELS - Charmin TISSUE - . Any Brand, vac-pac COFFEE - Del Monte, Mary Washington ASPARAGUS Spearsall green 48? Americon Lady Mustard or Turnip GREENS - - 3 No. 2 i cans 29* - 2rolls29< • - 4pkg$.31< • - 1lb.55< Important Notice! r The Following Stores Will Be Closed On SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th UNTIL 5:30 P.M. to observe A Religious Holiday JIEDEL'S HESS FEINBERG'S ZELLNER'S BEE-HIVE the NEW YORK STORE LANSKY'S LLOYD'S STORE GRABER'S will be closed the entire day

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