The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 17, 1937 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 17, 1937
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Relaxation and Work for jobless Homeless Men Find Work, Recreation In Social Center WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER. 17, 1937 Caruthersvillc Society — Personal ))y N'KA Si-nice MILWAUKEE. Wis., Nov. 9, -Tills dly iiAS n place for men who have no place to go. • Sis years jot operation of the Municipal social Cenlrr have convinced city authorities that it has teen welt worth maintaining, not only for the thousands it has helped, till, tor ils social clfecl on cutting down crime ami in (jlvlirj hops- luss men new hoyx;. Unemployed men still roam Unfit reels of many cities, sick at hem sullen, resentful. Leaving their cl iaj> tlophouses in the morning, perluip.. without the decent clothes thai would help them to land » job, th' v wander aimlessly or drill into the nearest barroom or pool hall with others in the same MUmlion. Materials, Tools In Milwaukee, no man need do this. The city council took over an old four-story factory building, put it, under supervision of the school , left, a visitor works out a Jig-saw purale, while another. riijlil, fixes his own shoes so. they will be' fit uoarci. . . j | t job-titiiillue. A newspaper and magazine read- : _ _ _ J ' _ •- : Ing room was installed. Curd tables ~"~ " ~ . ' j j ------- ; - • ----------- — and IhrJe pool tables were set up, imtod. Hot and cold showers and 'are pilules,' checker and chess have been given encouragement imt there is a piano which someone do- gym facilities arc available. There boards. tt more healthy attitude that heltwd I.ucky Nine Club Entertained Mrs. Ralph Goodln was hostess to (lie Uicky Nine Club and out: guest, Mrs, Lloyd Rogers, Monday evening. After playing brldgu, prizes vvc-nt to Miss Cynthia Robinson, high score, a double deck of cards, Miss Pauline iiamra, consolation, a pair of boudoir lamps, The hostess carried oul the Thanksgiving motif in her milieu, table covers and napkins. Duuble-Kour Club Mcfls Club last 'fhursday evening. Wm. AcufT w«s a guest. Alter the usual number of progressions, prizes were awarded Mrs. Leonard Llnibimgh, a jiyrux baking dish for fo)B.-i. score, a«d to Mrs. Hnygood, a dish drainer, for consolation. Mrx. Aeufr.- the ijuest, received onex and bath powder. lU-hxation and useful work are bolh available at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center Above ' For Her: The Electric Chair The third floor 1ms n, barber shop, tailor shop, woodworking shop ami shoe-repair department. Men cnn jncnd their own clothes tind shoes. Materials have been donated, boards, tools, old leather bcltlns Tor shoe repairs. A man who is Jtumly with tools can often make small objects lo sell in the streets. Prom 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. these facil- Mle.s are open each day, under su- iwrvlslon of seven trained mem About 2000 use the center daily. The rules are simple: "No drinking, gambling or disturbances." / No Questions Asked Everything Is free. Though meals and lodging are not provided, it Is precisely the blank spaces of "What shall I do?" and "Where shall I go?" that the Milwaukee institution fills. Tlicre you can always read, or find a partner for a game of pinochle or rummy. A lime limit Is the only reslriction on the pool tables. The piano carries the open Invitation: "Can you play a piano? Give 115 a time." Boxing tournaments, basketball untl volleyball games reveal their attraction by the scores posted on large blacEboards. No one asks any . questions tiboul a man's pnsl, pres- ! ent, or future. The supervisors xbn- finc thenwelve to finding out what men like to do, and can do, and helping them to do it. There are English and citizenship classes in which all are welcome. The center 1ms become something of an employment office. People who wanted odd Jobs done, nncl even manufacturers and business men. formed the habit of telephoning Ihe center when they needed a more healthy attitude that helped them to go out from the center and try to beat their way back to usefulness and Independence. help. Thousands Each Week When unemployed men first drift into the Municipal Social Center, they are apt to be suspicious.. They sit (it reading- Inblos on the first floor, furtively watching Ihc proceedings. They look for "the cutch In 11." Soon they note Hint everyone 13 too btisy doing something .to pay much attention lo them. Then they, loo. Join in some activity. There lies Hi" secret of the Milwaukee center's success. it gives 15.000 men a week something to do, something to occupy their minds and hands, something to prevent, the mental deterioration Mrs. Anna Marie Halm apparently took stoically the verdict of the Cincinnati jury that doomed her to the electric chair for the poison murder of aged Jacob Wngner, one of several old men to whom she "loVh^d' ? T "V" r " lfl "*" BCr Bl " "er self-control was reatto^r*mm,,u supervisor V Uhe ..K>n-»wd. As she leu the courtroom, above, she urged her guard.! center, believes thousands of men 'hurry! Hurry! Get me out of here." and when she reached ' coll. hysterically protested her innocence. that goes with idleness. L. H. Kottnauer, municipal rec- rvisor \[ the Dyess Library Observes "National Book Week" DYESS, Nov. 15.—The Dvess Memorial Library opened its doors tilts morning with every preparation made for the observance of National Book Week. Delighted school children browsed among the shelves containing nil manner of dlsplavs. looked at Ihe posters, trying- to solve the purales on them, and eagerly began the Library Hunt in which Ihev have one week lo romnlnte The bulletin board In the entrance of tne library contained not only the announcement concerning National Hook Week, but also"'Announced the "Library Hunt," "Discovering the south", with full rules and questions-attached. Around the walls wcr^ attractive posters illustrating books to be found In the library, titles of which were to be guessed by the children. " ' The empty shelves in the library room wer c ntillzed. containing displays such as the story of transportation, the story of American viirs und the work, ot the Red Cross.'"'" In a corner by the juvenile secV" tlpn of the library stood u house about three feet high made entirely of book jackets. The little house with whitlows and doors opened oiif upon a front yard with a rail fence' built around-it.' On the mantel over the flreplac'6 the children discovered pilgrlrA" fathers bringing In a load of pump'-" kins; turkeys, strutting their -lal! anticipation of'Thanks-' giving Day, yellow corn and corn shocks, all. nrrnnged in an attractive manner. • - •• Pecans Wanted WE WILL PAY YOU Highest Market Prices ANY QUANTITY Goldstein Hide & Fur Co. Rear Joe Isaacs' store Phone 265 BIythcvllle. Ark. Get. Our Prices Before Selling her For Her: The Guillotine The merciless tonguetlashing that the French public prosecutor administers in Mescntatlori of ttie case lo the jury brings tears ol an- Stilsh to the face ot Mme. Rosalie-Josephine Mory, 50-year-old barbers wife on ttlal for the murder of her daughter-in-Hxw. The state rlnltncd Mntf, Moty killed Captain Louis Mory's bride because she hnpfd he aoultl make a marriage more advantageous to an army ofticer, The jury sentenced her to be guillotined. Announcement! Bernard Gooch Now Manager New Ford V-8 Truck find Commercial Car Depl. Including New Iruck trailers, truck bodies, school It-uses, new house trailers, Kire- slone Truck Tires, Used Trucks, elf. Call 810 for Gooch . PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Mrs. A. the J. Day was hostess in of 'the Ooimic-h'our inters! Hcwls to Oiacoris unil Wives The Hev. nnil Mrs. D. 1C. . 'iitertained the deacons and their .ives and a few other guests at. Ihelr home Monday evening. There were twenty-nine pit-sent lo enjoy the delicious covered-dish .)iea! Dint, tiJe Indies had prepared, rtoast meal, chicken, vegetables, iahid. pie and coffee comprised ,he ;ncmi. The men attended to business mailers at the church .oul later returned onage and enjoyed vitii the ladies. • 10 the n social Past Matrons Entertained Mrs. Sybil MoJfitt and Mrs. B. A. Jumper entertained the mem- oers of tlie Past Matrons Club al Jic Moflitt home .Monday evening. Seasonal flowers ftdoinetl .he living and dining rooms. . After dinner a short, business session was held with the prcsl- lent, Mrs. H. T. Simpson, in charge. Mrs. J. w. Davis liad onarge of a clever pencil contest in keeping with the Thanksgiving season. 'Hie newly elected officers were installed in a colorful ceremony. After the installation ceremony Hie ollicers were introduced is follows: Mrs. Jack Hart, president; Mrs. C. G. Shepard. vice president: Mrs. H. IS. Brown, secretary; Mrs. H. A. Boone. trcas- urer; Mrs. Sybil MotfUl, chaplain, and i-Ms. J. w. Davis, historian. The new president, Mrs. Hart, took charge of the business ses- iton and plans were made for next year's work. A committee was i-.ppointed to arrange for the Christmas party. Mrs. II. H. Arnold and Mrs. Moffiti, ivJiosc birthdays occurred this month, receive;) lovely gifts from the chit). The meeting dosed by the groups repeating the MI'/nah Benediction In unison. Mr. and Mrs. Von Maycs returned tSe latter part of last week /ram St. Louis, Mo. Mr.i. J. C. Hill returned Sim- day from Memphis, where .she had spent several days visiting wiui her sislM-s, Mrs. Jack Walter «n:| Mrs. ,I;it-V. .Shi-lHin. and t:icir fwmllli-.s. Mr. ii'itl Mrs. A. T. Bunion .spent ihe week end In Clcvi'laml, -Miss., as the guest of their daughter, Mrs. Paul Howard and family. Mrs. Howard, and her Iwo j ciiildrc-n, Gobble mid Anita Hue, j accompanied im'in i:om<> and will • visit here for several weeks. | Mr. and . Mrs. Kd Hampton o! O.scecb. Ark., .spent Sunday in Ihis t:iiy ;r; yiu'^t'i ol' his parents. Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Wright and .SOIL of OscL-oUi, Ark., spent Sunday In this city visltlnt! I'lii'iulK. | Mr. and Mrs. li. F. B.imJiait of Cartilage. Mo., spent inc week end i.i tlti.s city a.s K»eils of their 4on, Floyd Ijuniluirt, and Mrs. Barnhart. I Sharon J. Pate and Wm, crysler j and son, Billy, attended the Arkansas-Ole Miss football sjume in Memphis Saturday. Mre. j. \v. Davis lias returned trom .Clinton, Ky.. where she had spent several days as the spiest of her sister, Mrs. J. W. Cartel-. Dr. and Mrs, L. n. Hall of Newbern, Tenn,, spent the week etiu in this city as guests ot Mr. and Mrs. Albeit Lawson. Mr. and Mrs. Chns. G. Ross !'ad as their guests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Norton, Mr. ami Mrs-. Joe Tipton and a Mrs. O'Brien of Dyersburg, Tenn.. Dr. and Mrs. Paul Tipton of Blytheville. and Mrs. Arthur AfcDanlel ol Scnflth, Mo. Drs. Wert & Wert OPTOSIETKISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKE.'EM SEE" Phone 540 132 Women Register in Pemiscot County Meeting' CARUTHERSVIL.I.P:, MO.. NOV. n —Miss I.orene Uryden. county liome demonstration a^wit, today an- : nounccd that 13:> women registered j at the second annual 'nchicveinent i!aj' of Pcmlscol <-oun(i,fiome eco- i nomlcs clubs, held ;il Br'aggndoclo' i r-lttren communities v.'wc repre- scDtcd. wllli trnincen women's clubs j exhibiting work they had done this year. Certificates of award from Ihe i College of Agriculture, University i of Missouri, were prestnU'd by Miss Oryden lo the followiusf clubs- New Survey, Mrs. H. A. Smothers, president; Carulhersville. Mrs. John Ashci. prcsKh-nt; Stanley. Mrs. Hoy | K. Stanley, president; Braggadocio, i Mr.s. T. y. MtCloskcy, president 1 Gibson, Mrs. If. I,. Ciipt)l<-s. pvcsi- i dent; Carleton. Mrs. C. E. Sides president.; Cottonwood, Mrs itoss Taylor, pre.sKlent; Insmm Rj,| ? e r Mrs. H. I,. Massi-y, president; Wardell, Mrs. O. H, Acoin, president. ! To achieve a certificate, each club i had lo carry out :\ ri«id nine-point, i program for th e year, which en- ! coiupassed twenty (iri'cronl pliiisss ol home ccaiioniiCK progress nnd work. Clubs ivhltli liad exhibit!! wero- Braggadoclo. Coltonwood, Nev; Survey, Citruthersvllle. lug rum Ridge, Bafttrsvillc, Mosley. Stanley, Wardcll, Gibson' and "carlcU.ii. During (he ufternoon program, the Cijriithersville club presented n pageant, "The Pioneer Woman 11 . Winners in the Ball Bros, canning contest were: Gibson' club, first; Mrs. Coyne Buchanan. Carulhors- villc club, second; nnd Wardtll club, third. Sunflower Grows In Tree MT. VEBNON. O. (UP)—A sun-^ llowcr stalk, 4 feet tall, bloomed in a lre c at (he home of Clarence Snvder. II was believed a bird dropped a seed in a fork of the tree. Prepare for Winter We Install i-Freeze \Vinfcr is coming—Prepare your oar for cold weather now. 1'Ycc testing; of Brakes, Hose Connections Battery, Kir. OPEN DAY, NIGHT & SUNDAY COME IN NOW—DON'T DK1.AY. Phone Sin "You'll be ahead in all ways NEW 1938 You'll be ahead in the great things you get—You'll be ahead in the small price you pay! Take a good long look at the Kruarl, modern, distinctive litieB of the new 1938 Chevrolet; count the many exclusive advanced features this beautiful car brings to you; and you'll know you'll lie ahead with a Chenoh't! It's the car that is complete, and that means it's the only low- priced ear combining all the modern features -listed at the right. See it at your Chevrolet dealer's—lot/ay/ CHEVROLET MOTOR DIVISION CfJinul Molorj Setlfi (jtrporatian IiKTIIOIT. MICHIGAN •OH MASHB DC LUXf MODUS ONLY Stylmg 'as different ot it a beautiful, for this bigger- looking, belter-looking tow-priced cor. Smooth—powerful—positive ... the tale braVet for modern travel , . . giving maximum motoring prcrecllon. (WITH SttOCKPHOQP 5IE1B1NO) So safe—so comforlobla — 10 different . . . "tho world's fi'rtesf tide." tWITH 5»HIY CIAS] ALL AROUND) larger Interiors—lighter, brighter colon — and Urn- itcel construction, making each body a fortress of safety. Giving the moil eHlclenl , combination of power, * (! economy and dependability. Giving proltction ogomil drafts, smoke, windihilld clouding, and assuring each passenger Individually controlled ventilation. TOM LITTLE Phone 633 T CO. 301 W. Walnut

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