The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1940 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 4, 1940
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1940 State Commission Formally roves Dial Sysleni For Blytheville .Blytheville will have 1 dial telephone • service ' in about a year, it was announced today by Jack Brooks', district manager of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., following- approval 01 ihe Slate Utilities '.Commission for the conversion, made public in Linie Rock late Tuesday. Work will begin in the early Chickasaxvba /District AAA Voti n g Places Annoi meed Spring on-the 5135,000 project which , is expecUU to be completed within a year. Tho first step will be erection ol' an addition to the present two-story building now housing the - telephone exchange. Installation of the . dial central office equipment will begin during next Summer, upon completion oi' the building, with the cut-over to dial .service to follow during next Manufacturing will determine .the actual date of conversion. Mr. Pall or Winter, conditions largely Cotton farmers of Mississippi' County will go to the polls Saturday. December 7, to vote on whether tliffy wish to put marketing quotas again into effect in 1941, J. J. Pickren and E. 11. Burns, county .'agents, ?nid in announcing final arrangements and plans for holding the referendum. in discussing eligibility. Mr. Pickren said any person Who shared in this year's cotton crop is eligible to vote! Since the law provides that marketing quotas arc not applicable to cotton of l 1 a-inch or more staple, a person producing such cotton in 1940 is not eligible 10 vote. No farmer, whether an individual, corporation, or association will be entitled to more thsm one vote. The polls will open at 9:00 A. M. and will close at 5:00 P. M. Local producers will be- in charge of each community poll. The voting places ia the county are as follows in Lhc north end of the county: 40 & 8 Gin Office. No. 9 Lang- stoj) Store. Yurbro School, Gosnell Church. Blythevillf: City iTall, Half Agricultural Brooks said. The present rates for telephone Moon Bldg., School, Dell floseUuul Gin. Lost Cane S:-hoo), Armorel School, Tomato School, Clear Lake Store, Promised Land School. Cole Ridge School, Calumet Gin Office, MUligan Ridge, Bryant School, Shady Grove School, Manila Agricultural Bldg., Whisp Church House. Leachville Agricultural Bldg., Brown Spur Church, .service will continue until the conversion when some of the service types will be increased, others will remain tlu- same and some will be decreased. ' Payroll of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Blytheville will be approximately the same after installation of the dial system as at the present time, Mr. Brooks said. * A portion of the women operators now in use here will remain and the addition of highly-skilled engineers to the .payroll will offset the decrease in number of "central _girl5", he pointed out. ,'• None of the employes will lose their positions, according to Mr. Brooks who said that those not kept in the office here after conversion would either be transferred to other offices or absorbed by the company in other positions. It is understood that the business offices of the company will also be enlarged in the new.project and that the present building will be-completely remodeled'to fit in . with the new.scheme of telephone c «b will be n % at the home of Miss Cynthia Robinson. A drawing was held Monday night to give each person another's Box Elder School, Pawheen School. Rocky School, Lone Oak School, L. G. Carter Gin, Ekron School. Cm-mi Gin. Ark-Mo, Gin, Boyn.ton Gin. Armorel Colored School, Buckeye Store. J. 0. Ellis' Store. Jolitt Store, Darby's Store. Manila Bank Bldg.. Clear Lake School. Blackwater Gymnasium, Lutes' Store. Bryant School. Ramey'.s. Store, Little River Gin. Flat Lake School. ^ According to Mr. Pickron, Uift county should show a larger vote, and the voting precincts have been increased from 27 last year to 43 for tins yenr, making it more convenient for everyone to vole. Last year only 4.COG of the more than io.OOO farmers in the county voted in the Referendum. In the -state of Arkansas, 135,334 voted on the referendum in 1 ( J38 will) 9U.T 7 r voting for marketing ouotus. In 1939, 94,338 voted with 93.3% voting for a continuance oi marketing quota restrictions. Poi the 1940 program, only H9.034 farmers voted with 93.5% of the vole? in the affirmative. The opposition t'o the Cotton Program are using this decrease numbers voting to prove that farmers are not interested in the pro gram because they do not turn out to vote. To prove, that the fanners of the county are really interested in the program, all are urged to vote and to see that their neighbors vote. 'where Connie entered the Southeast Missouri State Teachers Joiiege there flt Hhe beginning of .he second term. Miss Fields- and VTLss Blankonship are also .students at the college. Clayton SchuJU of Cape Girardeau was here Sunday and Monday to visit friends and attend to busi- matters. Osceola Society ^—Personal Attend Funeral Mr. and Mrs. Gaither Porter and children, Harold, Gaither Arm, and Patricia, attended the funeral of Mrs. Porter's cousin, Mrs. T. C. Scott, ' in Pa.scola, Mo., Monday afternoon. Mrs. Scott died at the Blylhc- villo Hospital Sunday. Mr. am Mrs. Porter and her tiaughU"' Mrs. A. P. Glascoe and son. Jerry went to Blytheville Sunday immediately sifter receiving the >y Arm Claire; Wilk'ih's of "Luxora, Mrs. J. T. Fowler read an original poem of hers.''entitled Friends and dedicated to Mrs. John W. Edrington. Mrs. H. G, Bandy and Mrs. W. B. Flannigan. 1'or the afternoon were Mrs. Pin I P. Burk of Bedford, Va., Mrs. B. O. Wilkins and daughter, Ann Claire of Luxora; Mrs. Sarn CobJe, Mrs. P. J. Semmes, and Miss Sue Gwinn. Mrs. Phil P, Burk and Mrs. W. J. Driver, Jr., poured tea and coffee; the silver service used at one end of the* table lias been in Mrs. Driver's family for almost a century, belonging to her mother, Mrs. Jennie Shirley Haynes of Memphis, and has her name engraved on the l*r<)£ri i ssi v'e Club Mrs. Bass Proctor, past president oi' the Arkansas American Legion Auxiliary, and former Mississippi County club woman, but now con- ected with the Labor Department Little Rock, was the guest pe'aker al the December meeting f the Osceola Progressive Club in :ie home of Mrs. W. J. Driver on Tuesday afternoon. Caruthersville Society — Personal Lucky Nine Miss Mary Myrtle McArthur was hostess to the members of the Lucky Nine at an Italian Spaghetti supper Monday night. Miss Vera McArthur was a guest of the club. Bridge was played, Miss Cynthia Robinson winning high score prize, hosiery, and Miss Vera McArthur bridgoed and received a Fostoria ware cream and sugar set. The next entertainment for the 'club will be a Christmas narty at Presbyterian Orphanage at Farm 7 ington. They also announced plans for child welfare work for Christmas. Mrs. Ada Martin gave a brief report on the District 14 meeting at Sikeston. which was attended by Mrs. Martin. Mrs. L. H. Schult. and Mrs. Jack Hart-. Mesdames Jim Ahern. Floyd Wilks and R. C. Mulliniks. who comprised the refreshment committee, then served cake and custarc to all present. The Auxiliary will meet at tlu home of Mrs. Malloure on January G, 1941. * * * Jolly Nine Mrs. C. E. Watson was the gues of the Jolly Nine Bridge Club Monday night, when Mrs. Gordoi service. Iti approving the program submitted Aug. 19 by the telephone company, the State Utilities Commission announced that the company's revenue 'at Blytheville \vas . potentially expected to be in- ' Auxiliary Christmas Party creased approximately $5.200 and Twenty-five members and name to whom they will present a gift. that the conversion' .was approved after 19 per cent of the subscribers favored the dial system and the rate increases with no one filing a protest; -: The new rates .will $1 higlier on one-party business service or $5; one-party residential line rates will remain unchanged at $2.50; the two-party residential line rates will .be increased from $2 to $2.25 and ..there' ..will "Be a new four-party line service . inaugurated at $2 per month. Extension line rates will be decreased for residential service from .75 cents to 50 cents. nine guests of the American Legion Auxiliary met together Monday night at. the home of Mrs. Floyd Wilks for a Christmas party. Each person brought a gift,, the gifts were numbered and then all present drew a number and wen? presented a gift. Mrs. H. H. Pigmon. who is the chairman of the Junior Auxiliary Gellak tribesmen of Siberia build Wright entertained the club. Mrs. R. C. Dent won high scon prize and Mrs. Maud Green bridg ced. Both prizes were hosiery. Asalad course and coffee \ver served later in the evening. * * * V. W. A. Plan Party Eleven members of the Y. W. A and one visitor, Marjorie Collun met at the home of Mrs. J. E Brown, sponsor. Monday night. The group finished their study course- taken from the book "Publishing Glad Tidings." A drawing was made to secure names for the exchange of presents at a Christmas party which they Hostesses assisting Mr.s. Driver were Mr.s. Prank Gwinn, .Mrs. J. T. Fowler. Mr.s. John Edrmglxm, Mrs. J. L. Bla.scoc, Mrs. H. J. Hale, Mrs. J. L. Lovewell, Mrs. Sue Keiser. ••'.• * * Enlt'.rtniiix With Luncheon Mrs. Jet-tie Driver was hostess to 'JO members of the Baptist W. M. 'J. lor an all-day meeting and luncheon in her home on Tuesday for :i program on the annual observance of the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for Foreign Missions. Programs for Monday and Tuesday's programs were under the direction of Mr.s. I. S. Burton, second vice-president and program chair- imm of the W. M.,U. Leaders for the day were Mr.s. J. T. Rhoads and Mrs. John Andrew EdrinQton. .with devotional^ given by Mrs. R. II. Jones and Mrs. Coy E. Scifres. Mrs. M. E. McDearman was soloist for the day. An inter- vore a, gown of lUibonnet" velvet vith matching hat and corsage of /alley lilies and gardenia. Her only ornament was an heirloom bracelet rom a maternal ancestor. Miss Margaret Stevens, sister of the bride, was maid of honor wearing model of rose velvet with royal 3lue turban and matching accessor- . Mr. Wilson, brother-in-law of the bride, was Mr. Butteriek's best nan. The bride ia a graduate of the Magnolia schools, and attended the West Tennessee Teachers College, Arkansas Teachers College Magnolia A. & M.; Mr. 'Butferick is a graduate of the Helena schools and is a representative of Arkansas Grocery in Blytheville. They are at home in the new Coble Apartments prepared for them on Washington Avenue. Yankwich who said "the trial was "not concerned with any religious questions." Carr said his arguments would center around the impossibility of proving that Mrs. Ballard and the oilier j were not acting in good faith in representing that they could solve problems of old age, poverty, disease and misery. The organization maintained offices throughout the United States. It was founded in 1930 by the late Guy Ballard, husband of Mrs. Ballard. He claimed to be immortal but died Dec. 29, 1939. Wilson Society—Personal By way of introduction, Mrs. 'roctor paid a tribute to the iae of federated club leaders "Os-i ceola had produced throughout! he years, among them the late Vlrs. S. S. Semmes, Mrs. Hugh D. fomlinson, Mr:;. R. C. Prewitt, anc! he present, Mrs. F. P. Jacobs, Mr.s. John W. Edrington. president of the ocal club. Mrs. John White nnd others. In discussing problems in indus- ,ry and labor under the heads of investment, management and labor, the speaker pointed out .that Arkansas now compares favorably with other states in laws protecting women and children and in workmen's compensation measures, in stressing the need for vigilance on the part of club women in creating public opinion to enforce the laws. she mentioned that there, are 45 million persons in the country below the danger line in nutritional and health standards, and ten million women working outside the home in industry. Highlights among the department reports heard by Mr.s. Edrington during the business session were those of Mrs. Robert Stunners. Girl Scout- leader, of the sewing done by the troup for the Red Cross; .scrapbooks made by the Junior Pro- estlng feature of the program was a playlet portraying the life and work! of Miss Lottie Moon, pioneer missionary to North China. Character parts representing different stages of .Miss Moon's life were taken by Mrs. Jettie Driver. Mrs. Harold ' B. Tillman. Mrs. W. P. Hale and Mrs. E. D. Rose. The offering at Tuesday's meeting was around $25 with over half f the membership yet to turn in leir gifts. The amount- to be given iis week by all W. M. U. organ- nations of the South is $220.000 ith Arkansas' goal as $7,500, which ill go to Foreign Missions. The luncheon table was attrac- ive with a center arrangement o ellow and bronze chrysanthemums nd yellow candles in crystal hold rs on each side. Government Accuses Leaders Of Defrauding Gullible followers j LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4. (UP) — The government today .states its case against 10 leaders of the "1 Am" cult accused of defrauding 'ollowers of $3,000,000 by claiming supernatural powers. Mrs. Edna Ballard, "Joan of Arc" of the cult; her son, Donald. its "Lafayette," and eight others are accused in 19 counts, of mail fraud and conspiracy. 1 > > have planned for December 16. was in charge of a musical pro- At the close of the mee tlng Mrs. gram which was presented by'the Junior members of the Auxiliary. Several vocal and piano selections and a tap dance were given. A business meeting was held with Mrs. Ada Martin, president, presiding. The child welfare committee reported that Billy Loyne. Legion Brown served home-made candy to the group. Mrs. W. A. Thomas and her daughter, Connie, accompanied by Mis. .W. H. Fields and daughter, Mae Alice, and Miss Doris Blanken- gressive Club for Arkansas ' Children's ' Home in Little Rock anc "adoption" of a child in the home to be looked after by the girls urging of club members to buj cotton gifts for Christmas; anc attention called to the Pageant o Art program over NBC each Sun day afternoon. Mrs. R. C. Bryan was leader 6 the program on Public Welfare is which members responded lo ro call with "discoveries that mee human needs." Entertainment, -fea tures of the program were a due by • little Peggy Jane and La Lq Driver, daughters of Mr. and Mr that serve as sleds in winter, .orphan, hud. been entered in the j .ship, of Warden", drove to Cape Mrs. Russell Harrison and sor Bobby, of Brinkley, Ark., visited in the home of her sister, Mrs. W. F Wilson, last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ludwig hat as their week end guests Mr. and Mr.s. F. J. Bali?., and Mr. anc Mrs. Jno. V. BflUz and children o Pocahontas. W. M. 11 Observe Week oi' Prayer. The Woman's Missionary Unio: of the Baptist Church began season of prayer for their i'oreig mission work Monday afternoon at the church. T here will be ft meeting each afternoon from cwu to three o'clock at the church with 'Lcttie Moon" one of the outstanding: missionaries to China, as The jurors were selected after a paney of 5ti persons almost was exhausted. Defense counsel Charles Carr asked each prospective juror: "Would you be able to give these defendants a fair and impartial trial even though some fantastic evidence might be' introduced?" His attempts to investigate the prospective jurors' religious beliefs were halted by Federal Judge Leon Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On he program tlieme.-K will ith an'all day meeting red dish luncheon on he home of Mrs. W. F. wn™. : g vith Mr.s. W. • A. Williams and covjfc Friday a| eader. Steeplejack, 71, Hurt at LEBANON, O. lUP)—In 50 yt-ar is a steeplejack, George HopXim '1, never suffered an injury uniij 10 came home the other day stumbled over a brick and frac ured three ribs. WAKE UP YOUR OWN LAXATIVE FLUID I And Maybe You, Too,Wm Feel LiW "Happy Days Are Here Again" ; Do you suffer from constipation? Bo ycr; ,uffer from fully indigestion below the be); or J=iok headache or biliousness due to consu . nation'.' Do you feel ornery from being con .stipflted? If so. you muy need to buck up tin; flow ot" your naturul laxative fluid wit,; Carter's Little hivev Pills: Try them accord.; ing to directions. These pills, made of tv," simple vegetable medicines, have doubled tin rtow of tins laxative juice in some people a 1 ^ proved by medical teats. When two pints ojj : this laxative fluid flows through our bo^'.yl eveiT day, the above miseries of the a -' ' J due to constipation may go away. Then r of us may feel like "Happy Days Are Again." Ask your druggist now for Carter',-. Little Liv<kr Pillrf. I0c l and 25<;. UAPPY HOUR GRO.& "MKT. FB£E DBJVEBY W. it**" St, Phone 1$ BuUerlck-Stevens Wedding Mr. and. Mr.s. c. Roy Butterick •eturned to Osceola Sunday night rom a brief bridal trip following heir marriage in Magnolia on Thanksgiving Day. Miss Stevens, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stevens . of Magnolia, and principal - of the Grider school .for several years, and Mr. Butterick. were married in a candlelight service in the home of her .sister, Mrs. H. M. Wilson and Mr. Wilson. The Rev. E. B. Jones, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Magnolia, read the double ring ceremony. Mrs. E. B. Jones was in charge of the nuptial music. The bride, who was given in marriage by her uncle. Henry Stevens. Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coushs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis FOR SALE WALKOUT—1460 acres good sandy loam soil located in the northwest part of Pemiscot county, Missouri. 40 head mules, G tractors, 2 road graders, and all other tools used in farming this place goes with it. About 26 houses, 4 barns, gravel road, REA line available. This is a real buy for the man who wants a place of this size. 500-acre cotton base, and has produced as much as, 2800 Ibs. seed cotton per acre. S 1 /? niiles to a good town with 2 gins. Price, $100 per acre takes the entire outfit. I also have a great many other farms for sale ranging- in size from 40 acres to a section to the farm. For further information, write or see W. C. Gates, Blytheville, Arkansas, or J. W. BADER Lilbourn, Missouri. PSORIASIC D SCALES REMOVED <^T and discomfort helped by the antisepsis of Black and White Ointment. Soothing—effective. First try does it or your money back. X3r Vital in cleansing is good soap—we recommend the Black:and White Skin W. J. Driver, Jr.. and a piano solo Soap—get it at all dealers today. GRANTLAND RICH, ilenn of American sports writers, has n friendly visit with his charming daughter Florence—of the stage nnd movies. FIRST STEP IN MAKING CHESTERFIEtDS.. .the pi,rchoj« by highest bid of Riiid ripe Jobocco*. Chesterfield buyers ottend every lending tobacco morkeJ in thi* country ond in Turkey and Greece. (At seen in the new film "TOBACCOUND, U. S. A.") , LiccrrT * MYCTS TCMUCCO Co. -^f^^~ ... for cooler milder better taste; Chesterfield is the smoker's cigarette JLlunt the world over and you can't find the equal of Chesterfield's right combination of Turkish and I American tobaccos...the best tobaccos that grow in all of Tobaccoland. Do you smoke the cigarette that SATISFIES Pure, wholesome, delicious,— Coca-Cola \| is refreshment you want at home. Everybody likes its distinctive taste and the happy after- sense of complete refreshment that it gives. Your dealer has the f handy home package, — the six-bottle carton. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COLA CO. BY Phone 366 Ark.

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