The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1940 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 5, 1940
Page 10
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* PAGE. TEN BLVTHKVTU/E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER- 5, 1040 Gifts To Make Homernaker Happy "Utilitarian Treasure" Is Ideal Gift For The Home By MARIAN YOUNG *; ; NEW" YORK.—Whether ii costs one-dollar or ten or a great deal more, the smartest Christmas present for the home-lover Is a utih- i.arisin treasure. It's useful, but at vhe same time beautiful—so beau" tiful, in. fact, that getting it makes inV recipient know that somebody feels her home deserves nothing 'less than a treasure. It may be a stunning coffee cable to give the living room greater charm and interest. It may'.be a handsome lamp,. or a pair of unusual bookends. Whatever it is and reyarcilivs of its price, there something quite out of the ordinary itDOUl it. MAKE IT THE BEST OF ITS KIND Smart, shoppers know that two jjigamic, extremely absorbent bath towels are a more flattering gift for a' home than half a dozen limp, skimpy ones. One paring knife of superior, lasting quality will be more appreciated than a large, matched set of mediocre knives which just won't stay sharp. A tiny vase of finest china makes everyone in the home to which it goes .happier, really, than a pair of large vases that are pure and simple junk. To flatter your favorite host and hostess, and to give a new air to the home to which your Christmas .gilt goes, consider sending a pair of- pottery salt and pepper shakers —the one for salt hi 'the shape of capital S, the one for peeper in the shape,of capital P. Brand new are bookends made from heavy glass blocks with leather ends;, china bookends with space for, ivy or flowers; crystal dessert dishes in apple, pear and other fruit shapes; wall brackets of bleached mahogany, in Regency plume shapes, for plants or flowers; a silver vacuum jug that will keep forty-cubes from melting for hours and hours. Silver-plated holders, in grillwork. design, to hold chili sauce and - mustard bottles are sure-to- be-useful gifts. So are: a leather telephone book rack for a desk; a iiiiniatiuf- four-poster bed, of silver which i<: a cigarette tray: a liny chest containing an assortment ~ol ; jams, v jellies and preserves. ' • WAM.I'APKR PANEL IS UNUSUAL GIFT Good-looking bedspreads come in attractive-.boxes that make handy ?rorag<i boxes for the closet shelf after-. Christmas. A hand-decorated wallpaper ^panel,- with muslin back, will : solve the "no fireplace" problem" "rattier neatly. A panel of this type can be glued to the wall where a fireplace should be but isn't and allow, for'an interesting grouping of furniture. : Or it may be used above a- divan or buffet or on a wall along the stairway. A fuel bucket of black sheet iron * is.. trimmed with a gold eagle. A charming boudoir -' ensemble includes a dressing table skirt, down quilt and blanket cover of pale pink silk crepe, printed with tiny blue .rose buds. A double-duty candle holder can be used bottom- side-up to hold flowers or bottom- side-flown to hold a candle. "A walnut gun rack to hold four guns will make the sportsman happy. A leather" bag with handles. containing an initialed automobile robe and cushion is a good present for a family. A three-way, measuring jigger of sterling silver not- only measures the drink but pours and stirs it. It's a measuring cup, posed atop a long-handled spoon. A miniature trap door arrangement in the bottom of the cup allows the liquid to run down into the glass, to be «t.irred with the sooon. THOSE EVER-USEFUL SMALL TABLES In actual furniture, small tables take . first place on shopping lists. The table with sunken well for ferns or ivy. the coffee table with raised platform for a lamp, the end or coffee table of a clear plastic, the all-purpose end table with space for magazines and books as well as top surface for lamp and ashtray, the- table -which conceals Steele-Cooter Society—Personal Utilitarian treasures to make the homemaker happy Christmas morning include: a combination lamp and coffee table of beautiful mahogany with a ' genuine leather top; a stunning lamp with a green china frog on a green china toadstool/forming the base; pottery bookends that are also ivy or flower containers; a crystal cigarette box with a hinged cover. On the floor are: a set of flowered china coffee cups and saucers on an interesting carrier with handles irom which the cups hang; apple-shaped dessert dishes; a photograph album with covers of bleached wood; a gold decorated china horn for flowers. Ilos.U-ss To SochiJ l);ty At Society Mi.s. T. X. Brooks and Mrs. O. A. Dunivant were hostesses to a social (i;iy meeting for members of the Woman's Society of Christian Ser 1 /k-e when they met at the Method- is:, church Monday afternoon av 10. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Dunivanl alter whk'h the second vice president. Mrs, E. E. Benion had charge of Ihe meeting. The devotional which •A-;i:i i.aken from the 19th. Psalms was yiven by Mrs. P. P. McCutchen who also fjave a portion from the -Upper Room". Several committees were .selected to plan for the menu lor the Rotary club banquet and to have charge of the zone meei- ini-i which is to be held at the riiurch Friday' when one hundred members and guests throughout pcnmcot, County are expected' to an end. A pot luck dinner is to be iy(":i :IL noon. Mrs. Richard Wily us and children i i of Flint. Mich., sire the quests of : ii.'r parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. ' ; Ge.string. Her brother. Chester Ge- j siring, and wife, of Memphis, spent week, r-nd here with her and i other relatives. Lewis Woodard and Miss Lorena Casleman attended the Christmas parade in Memphis Friday evening. Miss Ruin McDaniel accompanied Miss Q'Bell McDaniel 10 Cape Carat-clean Sunday \vhere she is a sfi- clent at the State Teachers College alter she had spent hk> past few clays here with her father, Dr. J. R. McDaniel. Mrs. Ruth Lawhon returned Sunday after spending the latter part, of the week at Gulf Port. Miss., with her son, Elberl Lawhon. who DoroUiy Harris ,to K?r. horn? in. J Airay, Tenn., and Miss Ada Louise Hinson to her home in Lexington. Tenn.. Sunday, after they had spent the past week here as guests in the ''home of Mrs. John Russell. Mr. R'.:s.sell returned home Monday iind Mrs. Alice Hinson of Luray, returned home with him for un extended visit. Mr. and Mrs., .James Terry ami children, Kenney and Shannon. .spent Friday friends. in SIkcston, with Jess Hopper will be returned to his home at Tyler the latter part of this week from the Walls Hospital in Blyfhe-viile, where he* underwent an appendicitis operation. His condition is very much improved. Elvis McCann and Ray Jones left Sunday for a week's visit in Hoi Springs. Miss Montana Crawford of near Steele visited her cousin, Mtos Lorena Gasternmn, of near Cooter, yesterdny. Sealed bids will be received until the hour of the sale, at which Lime all. bids will be publicly opened and read. Each bidder will be required to file with his bid a certified check', yayable to the district, from'a member bank of the Federal Reserve System in the sum of $5,000.00, and the checks of unsuccessful bidders will be returned immediately. The check of the successful bidder will be held to be applied on the purchase price of the bonds or, in the event that the purchaser does not carry out his contract, to be kept as liquidated damages. The bonds will be delivered at the office of the trustee on December 31, 1940, and the bidder must arrange to pay in full the pur- price at that time. The District, reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For further fnforma- tion address the secretary of Liu- is attending college there. Mrs. Carl Davis of Blytheville was visiting friends in Cooter Monday afternoon. Misses Lorene Rushing and; Ro- wcna Campbell with friends, witnessed the Christmas parade ir Memphis. Friday night. Ruble Burns has returned to Merry ville, Tenn., where he is employed after a visit here with hi parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Burns Mrs. Harold Davis of Blythevill spent yssterday in Cooter with he parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Fow ler. " i . Joe Russell accompanied Mis NOTICE OF SALE Blytheville Special School District NO. f> of Mississippi County, Arkansas, hereby gives notice that it will sell for cash to the highest, bidder at a public sale to be hrtcl t 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Decent- er t>8, 1940, in the office oi Mr. ;. M. Buck in Blytheville, Arkansas, $91,000.00 oi' its refunding' ;onds dated November i. HMO, jearing interest at ihe rate of % per annum, and all due on January 1, i960. The district reserves .the right to sell all or any Jart of these bonds. The Commercial National Bank of Little Rock. Arkansas, is trustee and place of payment, and the bonds carry the approving opinion of Wallace Townsend, attorney of Little Rock, Arkansas. The bonds are payable on tender and call from the proceeds of a seven mill building fund duly voted by the electors of the district, which shall run until all the bonds and interest BLYTHEVILLE SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.NO. 5 OF' MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS/ • By C. M. Buck, Prosklfnt and C. W. Afflick, Secretary Australia Builds Patrol OM't v MELBOURNE, Australia <UP> — Five shipyards here are buildm; 1 entirely from Australian man-rials JIH! designs last patrol bouts ior ihe mother country. They are declared to being constructed in re-cord time. BUY YOUR HOLIDAY LIQUORS & WINES BY THE CASE AND SAVE MONEY Complete Stook BLYTHEVILLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 S. 2m! Dr. Salibtfs Clinic EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT 123 h Kentucky Ave.. Comer Franklin & Kentucky GLASSES FITTED A. Saliba, M.B., M.E., t'h.G. Office Phone 418, *Us. 410 $6.00 COAL SPECIAL High Grade Black Diamond 1 , Delivered, per ton Bundle kiridling free with each ton of coal. Farmer's Gin & Exchange Co. I'hone 325 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 withjt. 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. o'/2 miles 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 Liihourn, Missouri. SPECIAL HOSS SWAPPIN' Here are smart Christmas gifts for a man's desk, or a woman's. The bookends are heavy blocks of glass with leather-covered ends. The scissors, in modern design, come, in a leather case to match the bookends. The streamlined letter opener is • part of the sec. The pen is guaranteed' to last a lifetime. A silver vacuum jug holds forty ice cubes and will keep them from melting for a long time. Meanwhile you can be freezing: more in the refrigerator ice-trays. Eight rainbows have been seen at one time. These new kitchen knives are veritable treasures for the home. A blacksmith hammered them out of solid blocks of steel, producing superior temper and edges. The gleaming steel handles give them a smart, modernistic appearance. They come in a handy wooden box. LAST TIMES TODAY a radio or holds record albums—! Sureihin" First In Draft these are sure to be appreciated. , LUDLOW . vt . lt jp)_ W aUcr E. And so are wall brackets for flowers and various types -of hanging shelves. The newest hanging book case has a well for ivy at the bottom with three shelves for books above it. Sure-thing was the first man in Windsor County inducted under the Selective Service Act. WltLIAM GARGAM HARRY CAREY • FRANK FAY Paramount News & March of Timo Phone Ritz 224 Phone Roxy 322 H APPY UOUR " BEUTKRY W. Main St, rhooe IS BUY NOWI PAY LATER! BUDGET PLAN TVESoilowm LISTEN TO. KLCN 10:00 a.m.—12:45 p.m.—4:30 p.m. FRIDAY BARGAIN DAY Matinee lOc & 20c Night lOe & r.Oc If s just horse sense to trade while we're sacrificing our stock of up-to-date cars! SACRIFICE PRICES 1 . We couldn't pas- SACRIFICE DEALS! And we mean sac- ture 'cm! We didn't want to winter rifice! We'll name a big, fat allow- 'em! So out they go at sacrifice ance for your present car that will prices! Our entire stable of high- make your eyes pop! A whopping spirited 1-2-3 year old cars. What big allowance that'll make the cose a chance for you owners of older of a fine modern car seem^trifling, cars! What a chance to get a real An allowance you wouldn't dream bargain in an up-to-date carl of asking for yourself! .43 ONLY*! A WEEK after low down-payment buys any Used Car offered in this Sale! .1 I So hurry, hurry, hurry! Buys like these cannot last! Don't be disappointed! Bring your old dobbin in today and trade while the trading's good I 192!) MKRCrKY FOKDOK SEDAN. Color black. Low mileage. Equipped with radio &: heater. 193S CUFA'KOI.ET COACH. Black finish. Tires praciically new Heater equipped FORD "85" SEDAN. Gull grey finish. Clean, top to bottom $526 .ttUUi^UK A j k }cw^>W«y/j- 1v twcr now Also Selected Shorts. MASTER D E L. dark brown color. Try Our "Warm-Morning" Sentry Coal, >For the New Warm Morning Stoves GAY & BILLINGS, Inc. " PHONE 76 PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5<h &. Walnut .. .. Fhonc 810 ROXY THUR. & FRI. BARGAIN £ lOc & 20c BlAtING ACTION! iSSa CHEVROLET COACH. Bi'iuitiful Heater equipped. Very lo;v mileaae. 1938 TORI) "85" TUDOR. Black finish. City driven. Clean from top to bottom 1S40 FORD "85" TUDOR. Beautiful Jefferson Blue finish. Low mileage 1939 FORD TUDOR. Exquisitely finished in two tones. Motor in ^M^iQ excellent condition ^13*7 1939 MERCURY TUDOR SEDAN. Beautiful maroon finish. Equipped with heater. A car that will suit the whole family... 1938 FORD "60" TUDOR. Black color. Heater equipped. Motor and tires A-l $349 1B40 FORD DELUXE TUDOR. Color light green. Very low mileage. Can hardly tell from new 1939 DODGK DELUXE SEDAN. Beige cclor. Radio and heater. Motor rmd tires A-l $495 3939 PACKARD 6 SEDAN. Beautiful light blue finish. Cleanest car in town. By all means see and drive this car $563 PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut W. H. Burton, Used Car Mgr. OPEN TIL 9 P. M. Phone 1122 A COLUMBIA PICTURE Also Selected Shorts V TRADE WHILE THE TWIN'S GOOD AT YOUR FORD DEALER'S 1 ./^•o .-..,.. •• - - -•••• - • • • ••o~;

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