The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1940 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 19, 1940
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1940 BLYTHEVILLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWS Osceola Churches Plan Christmas Prog rams Sunday and Wednesday OSCEOLA. Ark., Dec. 18.—The | song the angels san£ o'er the, Judean hillsides 2000 years ago will be told again in song, .sermon and story in Osceola pulpits and 'cl^. s rooms Sunday morning: and night and continuing rnrough Weuu«s- day when the Rev. Lester MT. Bickford, pastor of the Christian Church, will speak at the special Knights Templar service in the Masonic Rooms at ten o'clock on Christmas Day. The' series of special programs began with the program rendered by the children of the Baptist tiunaay school on Wednesday night when each child made a. special offering 10 the fund for the new educational bluing- under con- •structior>'. Tlie choir will sing the anthem "The Christinas Story" at the morning service. Of special interest for Sunday night service is thc drama, entitled "They That Sit in Darkness" in. three scenes which take place at the well in Bethlehem. All the.characters are adults including Mrs. Robert Sumner, Mrs. Jettie Driver, Mrs. Searcy Mears, the Rev. Harold B. Tillman and Airs. Tillman, B. E. Moore, Coy E. Scifres, Buddie Bowen, Cora Hogan, Mrs. A. D. Weems, Edna Traylor, Mrs. Rodney Anders, Mr. Dhonau, Harold Siler, James -Keu- nemore, Herman Phillips and 1-red Hendrix. Decorations and stage .settings are in charge of Mrs. J. S. McCants, Mrs. Charles Hampton and Mrs. Garland Mason. At the Christian Church Sunday morning- the Rev. Mr. Bickford will preach on "Christ in Fulfillment" while the Sunday school will present 'their program on "White Gifts for thc King" at the Sunday school hour preceding. His night sermon will tell of "Christmas Around the World." Moses Simian will be the principal speaker at the meeting of the Christian Endeavor at the home of the Rev. L. T. Lawrence at 6:30 Sunday evening. Mr. SH- man will tell the young people of the Christmas customs in his native Jand ot" Syria. Paul Lawrence is president of the young people's organization with Edna Oore in charge of the program. "The Babe of Bethlehem" will be the sermon, subject of the Rev. Mr. Lawrence Sunday morning with Miss Jean Chiles and Posey Driver as soloists. An original play written by the Rev. Mr. Lawrence called "Cliristj mas in the Long Ago and Today'" will be presented at 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the church with all the character parts taken by adults. Rev.' Mr. Lawrence will be assisted by Mrs. D. R. Wertz as accompanist and Mrs. E. S. Chiles in charge of the cnoir. Characters arc A. W. Bowen. Mrs. 'W. J. Driver Jr., Mrs. Lucy B. Miller, Mrs. D. S. Laney, Mrs. H. C. Davio.- son, Marjoric Doyle, Mrs. C. B. Driver, Adair Hook, Carey and Paul Lawrence, :Bmie Smpipen. Billie Joe Carlisle, and- James Driver. Miss Adelle Hook will take the part of Mary for the third consecutive year. The Rev.. W./J. Spicer, pastor of tne Methodist Church, will use "Jesus, the Word" as his sermon subject, for Sunday morning. Calvary Episcopal Church, will have the Rev. James Savoy, assistant pastor, of Calvary Episcopal Church, Memphis, to conduct thc j evening sen-ice at 7:30 Sunday night. Members of St. Matthews Catholic Churcli here will go to Blytheville Christmas Eve night for midnight mass at the Church of thc Immaculate Conception. Mass will be conducted in Osceola Cristmas LIAV at 5 O'CIOCK in me morning- at the Swift Funeral Chapel, due to the repair work going on at St. Matthews Church here. The Rev. J. J. Tnompson, pastor of both the Osceola and Blylheville churches, will conduct all services. . ' i Braggadocio Woman Heads Pemiscot Group CAJRUTHERSVTLLE. Mo.. D cvc. 19.—Mrs. Carrie Speer. Braggadocio, was elected president of thc Pemiscot County Teachers Association at thc annual meeting held here, succeeding- Prin. Hugh L. Bates of the local high school faculty. About 500 teachers attended the meeting. Other officers named were: Miss Lelia Rickus, Warden, vice-prcsi- • dent; James Cassidy. Cooler, sec- j irelary; and. Floyd Hamlelt, Con, cord,, elected to a three-year term on: the executive board. Delegates selected to the district association were: Miss Nola Grinstead, Mrs. Pearl Walker, Redman , Dunham, Norvil Long.. Mrs. Wood- 'row Chism. Miss Goldie Stanton and L. H. Pool. Principal speakers on the day's program included Dr. Joseph Roemer, professor of education at George Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Dr. Wade C. Fowler of Jefferson City, Mo. State Highway Patrolman Cletus Bidewell also spoke on Safety Education, The Caruthersville high school double quartet, directed by Miss Marjorle Ashcraft, provided' music at the meeting, and 130 grade school teachers attended the Ghild- .hod Education luncheon at tlie grammar school. Dr. Roemer .spoke to both grade and high school teachers during their separate sessions in thc afternoon, and Mr. Price, Area Scout supervisor, addressed me grade teachers in. the afternoon session. Increase Facilities For Holiday Mail Service The Blythevllle postofflce plans to assist its "customers" in every way possible this Christnuis, it has been announced by Ross Stevens, foreseen arises, Postmaster Stevens postmaster. said. On Dec. 25, only special de- All departments will reinnin open 'livery packages and letters will be nil day Saturday, instead J of clos- distributed, ing at,noon, another window has In discussing the wrapping, of been added to moke two windows packages, Postmaster open most of the time for receiv- •pointed out that the S t e v en a rules are ing parcel post and selling Ktmnps not made by the Blythcvllle post- and extra help Is being put on to office but are the stunc all over deliver packages. the country. Every package received in Biy- All parcels must be securely thin'ille before Christmas Diiy will packed and wrapped and articles bo delivered unless something un- should be wrapped so that no two article will be placed in immediate contact. Hats must be packed in strong ; wooden- or solid' fiber board or double faced fiber board boxes and' marked, "fragile." Shoes must be packed in. strong containers or wrapped in tough paper and securely tied. Cut flowers should be PAGE FIVE 'containers. Books must have edges well 1 protected. ; , Any articles easily broken 'or crashed' must be< securely packed and should be marked "fragile" while roods should be marked "perishable." The use of a special delivery ..«.««. in ttau. p upw to ^ ^ST^S Jfe & moisture and then placed in a strong box. Candies must be enclosed In strong outside boxes or R World's largest seller at 10 cents ST.JOSEPH ASPI proper time. Read Courier News want ads. or ififi TIMELY TOPCOATS There's a reason for the »ame "Clima,te«r" when re- ferrin|f to thin particular Timely Tbneuat , . . yes, ycu've guessed it ... it's the coat for all Climates unless you're thinking of va- cationinjr at the North i> 0 le. Truly, though, you should s*'« the Climatver. Rich wool fabrics that turn th c sharpest wind, style and appear- ante that suggest a much higher price. Really, there is nothing finer than settling down for the winter in a Gliinateer Timely Topcoat: Why not select yours today. The most appropriate gift, is one he can wear ai"i» through wearing, be constantly reminded of your though If illness. And it's so easy to select a gitt at Hughes, .lust drop in and call for the item you wish. If it's a (|ueslum of what he prefers or his si'/e . . . well, we are more than likely familial' with his clothing "likes" and si'/e as well. So you see, we can really aid you in your Christmas shopping. Remember . .'. you're assured of the best if you buy from Hughes! TIMELY SUITS oo i Other Topcoats $99 50 U Alt of us can't- he fortunate t«» PONNCSN- a million dollars but every man can wear a Tlmwly Suit •mil "Look likn a million." And dJin't hesitata because of your rtK 1 - »r<-. Timely Tailoring axKUrai a lit regardless o f K { M an ,i And as for style and apptuir- . . ivell volumes could be written about th« Timely features I hut urn "built-in", the loiuf-weiir- in>:, supple fabrics, the careful tai- proud of Timely \ou11 b« equally promt (o wear » Timely 'Suit. Pennwood Arrow and Wilson Bros SHIRTS A man just can't have too many GOOD .shii-ts, therefore a gift, of an. Arrow or Wilson Bros Shirt will be welcome .indeed and certainly you a re, giving'the best. Christmas NECKWEAR A beautiful tic Is. a tokun of your lhoi.i{?hlfu)n<xss and careful, selection. "You'll be assured' of his appreciation wlt,h neckwear from $2.1 and up $1.00 and up Matching SWEATERS HOSE Just the sporting. occasions.. thing for "hi.s" $1.00 Beautiful Rabhor Wilson Bros. ROBES Silks and flannels. Solids and stripes. AH sizes California Sportswear LEATHER COATS Anoiher "sports item" that will, "go over bi» " Kich. histrous leathers that refuse to lose their neat, appearance.. up ;uidr Women's LUGGAGE A useful gift, for y e ars to come. Men's Gladstone bags. Val-a-Pak or Trav-L- Bag.. Ladies Airplane Luggage up Always TIE- - SOX SETS $1.00 A happy combination O f. two very useful items.... Itickok BELTS - BELT SETS A good belt helps to "hold ujv his affection and Hickok is Uic best The .correct hose "dress up: 1 and compliment to or a man's appearance.J«JC • up PAJAMAS A gift that assures extra' sleep comfort at all d»«vo<i UNDERWEAR Snug enough but not binding. Smartly styled shorUs...., .Silk «>r Wool SCARFS An. added touch to an im- maculHte appearance. Rich, enduring (K-i /v/\ fabrics «P 1 «UU up .' ^GLOVES ; . • Sinart In appearance as well as warm. Rich- gniincd leathers. Cum fiirtnbic HOUSE SLIP'IIS For those quiet, comfortable hours in the eve- (£«V50 uings. Several styles. «P" up 'KERCHIEF • TIE SETS A lio ;>ml handkerchief l.hat mutch is sure lo please. Many paUcnis and colors, (M AA of course.. . ................. ;..-;. <p JullU up Alligator RAINCOATS Let it pour. Rain means nothing to Jin Alligator far *Tr. » I D Haincoat- Hirlutk :uid Swank up JEWELR ROBK - PAJAMA SKTS ;veatiy apprcci- $7.59 A combination of two u ated gifts that will assure him a'"Merry Christmas"... LEATHER GIFTS .Styled in a masculine way you'll appreciate and be proud r/i lo wear '. . i)UC up up Military sets. Travel Sets. Utility Bags.... purses. Zipper QF Plca.sln; up HANDKERCHIEFS A "lit tic item" that always finds a welcome receiver. Step out in a new pair of shoes this Christ- ma.s. And ge 1 ' your pair from Hughes. You arc sure of a perfect fit. ;»ncJ yotj'IJ avoid, iw- nccrsvary "breaking-in" troubles. IF YOU'RE UNDECIDED ABOUT "HIS" GIFT Give Him an "R. D. HUGHES GIFT CEK.TIFJCATE" In Any Amonnl Dvsired! HATS Nunn-Bush Shoes Edgerton Shoes Champion Shoes $8.50 $5.00 $4.00 hes & Co. Official Headquarters for Boy Scout Uniforms and Shoes The 'finishing touch to your better-dressed appearance thi.s Christmas nwi all winter. Soft, casual haUs styled thc way you like them. Give your iipad ;i AIUHS gift . . . make it a new Dobbs or Dalton hat. Dobbs Hats Dalton Hats $5,00 up :.:$3,50

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