The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1940 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX To Continue Extension c Office If Support Assured CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Dec. 20.—M. D. Amburgey, county extension agent, announced 'Thursday thai, plans had been laid by various... Pemiscot County farm groups.'-to continue the extension office work in this county for another year, provided proper financial assistance can . be secured from the county court. Mr. Amburgey said that a meeting to decide on the continuance of the work, representatives were present from the Missouri College of Agriculture, the local extension and home demonstration offices, and the Pemiscot County Farm) Bureau and Home Economics council. J. O. Rankin presided at the . meeting, and C. C. Hi'arne and Miss Amy Kelly, state agents, spoke to the assembly, presenting recommendations and proposals in connection v/ith carrying on the work for another year. Representatives from the farm men's and women's organizations unanimously endorsed the proposal, and voted ..to retain the same personnel in the county extension and home demonstration offices for another year. The Farm Bureau reported it would be tmable to defray expenses of the work for another yeur, as had been done last year.' and a . BTQUP of Pemiscot farm representatives will appear before the county court and ask for an oppropria- tion to assist in carrying on the extension work. If the upproprta-' lion is granted, the agreement, to carry'on the work with the state agricultural college will be signed, which is being held up pending reaction by the county court. BLYTHEVTLLB (ARE.) COURIER NEWS U.S. Army Expert To Report on War The course of future American aid to Britain may bo influenced by the report to bo made by Brig. Gen. Raymond E. Leo, above, permanent U. S. military observer m London. War D.V- parlment has ordered him home for consultation on British military and armament situation. Steele-Cooter Society—Personal Missionary Society Meets Members of tho Woman's Missionary society of the Cooter Methodist church enjoyed a pot luck dinner at the home of Mrs. Ida Gilliland Monday for their regular meeting. After dinner was served buffet style the members and two guests, Mrs. IT. L. Casey and Mrs. W. p. Po!k, enjoyed an afternoon. Those attending were Mrs. J. M. McClure, 'Mrs. Susie Brooks, Mrs. Ora Harrison, Mrs. Wash Fowler, Mrs. Ida Burns and Miss Pearl Gilliland. ing- so near UH- regular mooting next Monday. « a if Mr. and, Mrs. Hooper Axbill of Tyler are announcing the arrival of 2 baby girl at their home on Friday afternoon. The baby has not been named. Mrs. Azbili is the former Miss Lorene Pollnrd. This is their first child. Misses Reva McCann, Louise Beckham and June Brown will return tomorrow from Cape Girnrd- eau where they are attending, college to spend the holidays with their parents. - . L>. C. Spencer spent Saturday in Poplar Bluff on business. - Arrested Negro Carries 7 Pistoh,JVears Knucks LONG VIEW, Tex. (UP) —"police probably would haye been more careful in arresting a 23-year-old negro had tnoy known that the man was armed with seven .32 and .38 calibre. pistol and a pair of bra.ss knucks. Tiie arsenal was distributed completely, around the negro and pistols- were available from any angle. He wore the knucks.' Police said they believed the man carried more guns, than any other person arrested -'here, including the bad men.. FRIDAY,-DECEMBER 20, 194C Fearful It is believed, among religious Hindus, that death will result if a lower caste person even enters the kitchen in which Is cooking food for Brahmans, the highest caste, Read Courier News want ads. Rainbows.; may sometimes b. seen' alj day ...long. in.,Siberia. du< to the/reflection of the sun on fin* particles of snow in the air. ' ': — • ' Read Courier News want ads MEAD'S EXCLUSIVES ...Steel*: SVificty >l*'«-ls There, was a v«ry nice attendance at the regular meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service when, they met at the Steele Methodist church 1 Monday afternoon. Tho moling was opened v/ith prayer by Mrs. J. i\ Vickery after i which Mrs. P. P. MeCutchen presided over at the meeting. The society will not meet until Monday week due to Christmas be- Closes Year's Loan Books Without Delinquency CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Dec. 20.—A new record for Missouri, and one which has been equalled only once in Arkansas and Illinois of the nearby adjacent states, was established here by the Pemiscot County office of the National Farm Loan Association, it was learned here Thursday afternoon. The county association office was the only one in the state to close its books at the end of the fiscal year. December 15th, without a single delinquent loan on the books Ralph. Erinis, secretary-treasurer of toe local office, was advised of the outstanding state-wide honor his office had achieved Thursday, following: a meeting earlier this week at Poplar Bluff of all secretary-treasurers of the various districts in, the state. Last year, •Srihis Jiad a delinquency of only two percent at the close of the fiscal year, but his perfect record this year is the first in Missomi and. ties.the- perfect records reported in the past in Arkansas and Illinois in which states only one association has ever reported cleai records at the end of fiscal periods. White House Deb Funeral Rites Held For Francis P. Parks CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Dec. 20.—Funeral services for Francis Preston Parks, 29, of Detroit, Mich were held here Thursday afternoon at the Smith Funeral Chapel at 1:30, with the Rev. D. K. Foster local Baptist minister, conducting the services. The deceased was injured iu an automobile accident I three weeks ago, and died Sundry evening. Surviving are his wife and family, and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Parks of Coctonwccxl Point, south of this city. Caruthersville Not To Have Alumni Banquet CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Dec. 20. — The. Catuthersville Alumni Banquet xvill not be held this year, a regular Christmas holiday event in past years, it was announced Thursday by D. J. Meredith. Caruthersville high school senior. Instead, the Senior Class will sponsor a Senior-Alumni dance on Friday night, Dec. 27. at the high school gym. Joan Morgenlhau, daughter of: the Secretary of the Treasury and Mrs. Morgenthatt, will make her debut to Washington society at a White House holiday dance to be given for her by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt right after Christmas. Manila Lions Defeat Dell Cagen, 23 To 17 MANILA. Ark.. Dec. 20. ~ The Manila High School Lions captured their second win of the season last night by defeating the Dell cage teams on their own court. The Senior Lions defeated their oppo- nents by the score of 23 to 17 with Nelson Brannum. limky six footer, carrying high score honors. The Manila Lioness team beat the Dell sextet by the one sided score of 31 to 7 with Beatrice Fleeman of Manila earning H points to lead both tennis in scoring. The Junior boys team of Manila also defeated the Dell Juniors by 17 to 8. Not Cooling The core of the earth is as hot today as it was when the planet first took shape one and one-half to three billion years ago. according to belief of a Carnegie Institute scientist. The earth travels approximately 18 miles a set-ond in its journey around the sun. Try Our "WarnvMorning" gentry Coal Jor the New Warm iMorning Stoves ' .Only 3 More Days to SAVE ON WALLPAPER Sale finds December 24th Closing out our entire stock of 1940 patterns. ARKANSAS PAINT, GLASS & WALLPAPER CO. lfl. r > 1C. Main .St. It. C. Colemun 711 John Burnett, Mgr. MEAD'S FOR EXCLUSIVE GIFTS FOR MEN To make a man truly happy choose s>\ of fine quality from ME AD'S Above any day . . . you want lo make a man truly happy at Christmas time. He'll break right down "and admit r you're wonderful . . . really have him on a, iunh when he sees the wonderful gifts that you have selected for him and realizes you were "man-wise" enough to .uret his sifts at [Mead's. Luxurious ROBES There's no doubt about its. . . he will stay at home nights if you give him a robe from our complete selections. Flan- $/» 95' tn S| r nels.rnyons, gaberdines, silks. U J 3 1 SWEATERS . . . for young or old . . . in ::ephyr spun wool yarns and cardigan knits. Button or /ipper front, pullovers with or Sr. $2.95 l " $8.50 SHIRTS . . . Easy to give . . .easy to get. It" the man In your house goes in for style we have it in shirts of broadcloth d»« lo and fine madras NECKWEAR . . . A traditional gift that is mast welcome. But give him masculine ties in masculine patterns. d» i to Foulards, silks, wools... $1 lo $2.50 HOSIERY . . . yes. give him hosiery. Rich bright tones or conservative patterns. Lisles. rayons, wools, silks, 6x3 *) r to -I A A ribs. Argyle plaids JjC Cl.UU PAJAMAS . . . Watch his happy smile when he gets this comfortable gift. Broadcloths, ma- drases, sateens, rayons, pure « to silks. No-belt feature GLOVES ... He probably needs another pair and we have them in all leathers and string knits. Lined or unlined Sizes are 7' L . to 10 Dinners ana su ing $1 10 $3.50 HANDKERCHIEFS ... A distinctive gift especially when it has his own initial. Linens and finest lawns. Plains or or to colored borders JEWELRY . . . from Hickok or Swank that is personalized with his initials. Or keychains. brush sets, tuxedo and <M to " full dress sets $1 For the Outdoor Man WOOL-LEATHER COATS Handsome, -luxurious wool sur-coats aha fine suede or leather jackets $5.95 '" $15.00 All Handsomely Gift Boxed Free! 322- •MAIN- •322 that you wear suit or topcoat or both - i* onv the shops oi - ' 5£ ?** K> Choosing a suit or topcoat . . . or both . . . for the holidays isn't an expensive luxury. At least, not if your purchase is a Hart'Schaff- ner & Marx suit or topcoat. For Hart Schaffner & Marx have been tailoring fine clothes for more than fifty four years and their customer craftsmen have an average master tailoring experience of more than twenty five years! That assures you perfection in such things, .as the drape of the coat .... the shaping of the lapels ... the extra lining fullness to absorb shock and preserve smoothness ... the way the sleeve fits smoothly into the armhole . . . all ticklish jobs . ... but all vital to the ultimate fit and quality of any good suit or topcoat. And all our Hart Schaffner & Marx suits and topcoats are exclusive m pattern and fabric yet are priced at only §35 and $37.50. So for your holidays we propose clothes tailored for you by the one and onlv Hart Schaffner & Marx. " TRIPLE TEST WORSTED SUIT Triple Test Worsteds are the most fa- movis suits for quality, value and style »" the country today. Available in smart e and double breasted models. Weatherbeater TOPCOAT These famed Weathcrtwatcrs are tailored with a removable, lining. Zip it in when the weather is cold . .'. zip it out when the weather turns warmer. Imported British Tweeds Tailored by Mansfield $27.50 MEAD 'S 322 MAIN 322

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