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TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1950 BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRRB /25,000 Skriners Swqrm Over LA at Imperial Council Session LOS ANGELES, June 20. W)—' Mecca moved west today as an estimated 125,000 Ehrlncrs swarmed over Lo* Angeles and its far flung virons for the 76th annual ses- of the Imperial Council, day was a day of parades for 13,000 delegates from 67 temples, most of them marching m their colorful uniforms behind blaring bands. Mounted units included 280 horsemen, six camels from Madison, wis., and scores aboard all manlier of weird conveyances, ranging from a 1301 one-cylinder automobile from Louisville, Ky., to b«le street cor from San Francisco. Despite a local traction strike, nobles found their way around In chartered taxis and cars accommodating citizens. Several depu- ations from far northern locales declared they brought their own sourdough just in case the H!EO- ;iirrent bakers' strike proves Inconvenient. Officially the conclave opened Sunday and will continue through Thursday. Congestion at Peak Traffic congestion reached a peak almost unprecedented In Los Angeles. Many delegates, aware of the trolly strike, brought their cars and space in parking lots was virtually non-existent. Even so, most major lots retained regular rates — a maximum of about 75 cents a day—for such space as was available. A few outlying lots cashed In on the situation by upplng the fee to as much as $1 an hour Tiie housing problem was equally "severe. Some 1800 delegates 'orm Pittsburgh's Syria Lodge, for nstance, were expected and accommodated. But another 650 arrived yesterday, by auto. Their reservations had been cancelled Dy overloaded railroads but they came anyway. A lucky few among them found shelter in a high school gymnasium at Santa Monica, 20 miles away. On the serious side, Al Malalkah Temple, Los Angeles, laid the cornerstone yesterday for the 17th Shrine crippled children's hopsltal in ceremonies conducted by Imperial Potentate Harold Lloyd and Ellsworth Meyer, Grand Master of Masons In California. LUXORA NEWS WSO Klec(s The Wesleyan Service Guild of the First Methodtst Church met Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. T. L. Stanford with 10 members present. Officers for the,new year were installed by the 'pastor. Rev, H. L. Robinson, as follows: prosi- * t, Mrs. Tom Gain's; vice piesi- t. -Mrs. Ray Whitmore: secretary, Mrs. Bowen Thompson; treasurer, Mrs. A.-B. Rozelle. Mrs. Joe Gentry had charge of the program, "What Shall I Render?" Mrs. Tom Callis gave the devotional. Mrs. Hudson Entertains Mrs. T. F. Hudson honored her granddaughter. Miss Wade McHenry, l»st Wednesday afternoon with a Coke party and open house at her home. Around 75 guests called during tti? afternoon to sec the display of gifts that Miss McHenry received on graduation from Miss Hutchinson's School June 2. The living in Memphis room, dining room and sun porch were decorated with bowk of mixed garden flowers. Social Not»s Mrs. M. C. Cook, and daughter, Miss Eva Cook, were In Memphis , la.it week end to attend (.he graduation of their granddaughter ant niece, Miss Anne Southwestern. Volmer, from Mrs! R. C. Bryant and Miss r Marjaret Moffitt arc spending severn days tn Memphis visiting Mrs. Bryant'* daughter, Mrs. Julia Owens who has recently had an operatloi at Campbell's Clsnic. i Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Rozelie entertained their three table canasta at their country, home Friday nlng.JVlr. L and Mrs. Cljamp Mca- js find Bowen Thompson were guest* for the evening games. High score pri7,es were won by Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver. Miss Dorothy Ann Rozelle left last Monday for Racine. Wise.,' to visit Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Seery and daughter, Carolyn. While there Miss Rozelie will be maid of honor In the wedding of Miss Seery. Miss Roselle and Miss Seery were roommates at Mississippi State College for Women. Mrs. Charlie Corkran is spending a week In Rector, Ark., with her •on Fp Lex1e Corkran, nnd his family. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Green, Mrs. Frances Anderson and R. H. Owen, • 11 of Flint, Mich., are visiting Mr. and Mrs, Roy Owen and family. Mrs. Dave Walker spent several days tHs week In Little Rock visiting her lather and oilier relatives. Mrs. Sue Brown and Mrs. Lehnan Driver spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Memphis visiting klrs. Browns daughter, Mrs. Hayes jowen, and family. Mr and Mrs. C. B. Wood have ust returned from an extended trip to various parts of Florida, Havana Ct'ba, and the Bahamas. En route iome they stopped In New Orleans' for several days. Mrs. Charlie Turner and family o Batesville. Ark., are visiting In the iiome of the Roy Owen for severa' days. Mrs. Annnbelle Ballew. Mrs. S. B ~*erry and Mrs, J. I. Mifflin have returned from Smackover. Ark where they have spent the pas three weeks visiting Mr. and Mrs Will Terry and family. Mr. Terr, returned with them, and will spe several weeks visiting the C. Woods and Mrs. S. B. Terry at-thei cottage at Horse Shoe Lake. Mrs. Tom Callis. Mrs. Hilton Sle vnenson, Mrs. John Thweatt Mrs. Charlie Thomas were co hostesses Tuesday night to member of the Luxora Book Club and the) husbands at an alfresco supper a the home of Mrs, Callis at High tower. Other guests at the nutin Clothes Found • But Couple Gone EUREKA, Calif., June 20. </P) — 'he disappearance of a pretty n•ear-old waitress, apparently with- aut her clothes, baffled officers today In attempts to solve the "lovers' PATIENT STUDENT — Shirley Yamiiguchi, Japanese movie nclress known ai "the Belly Crable of the Orient," studies a Japanese-English dictionary while recovering from a minor operation in a Santa Monica, Calif., hospital. She came lo Hollywood to learn how lo kiss—somclhing recent in Japanese movies. Methodist Conference Led by Negro UEDLANDS. Callt.. June 20. M')For the lirst time In the history of Methodism n Nctjro bishop presides oday over & white conference at lie week-long 100th session oi"%e Southern Cnlifornln-Arteoim nniiim) conference o( the Methodist cliurch. Bishop Alexander I'. Shaw o( Bal- Imore, Mil., \va.s specially Invited by Ihe conference to preside ^l the gathering which brRiin yesterday on the campus of the University Recllnnds, Last night he and other church' leaders were entertained at a reception given by Dr. George. H. Armacost, president ol the university, and Mrs Armacost, \ The bishop heard reports yesler- each'! slaying of a nude bakery driver. The driver nnd waitress had a Saturday night date. Sunday morning, the body of the driver, Henry <Red) Baird, 28, was Twin Phone Books BALTIMORE (AP) — 'Baltimore has joined the big time. It has oc- come the 10th city in the country to get. twin telephone books—one d«j that churchm and Individual; iav« pledged more than $1.100,000 'or the Methodist "Advance for Christ and Hi* Chnrch" campaign. Bishop Shaw, born In Abbeville, Miss., studied nl Rust College. Holly Springs. Miss.; Oammon Theological Seminary, Allantn, Ga., and Boston College and wns ordained In the Methodist Ministry in 1908, Ills pastorates have been in Westminister, Md., Hanlshing, Pa,, Winchester, Va., Little Rock, Ark., and Los Angeles. For five yearj lit wu editor of the Southwestern Kditlon of the Christian Advocate. Elected a bishop In 1036, he served four years In New Orleans and Is beginning his second quadrennlum In Baltimore. The church rccognlre.' him as an onUlatulIng preacher and one ol the leaders of the Methodist :entr«l Jurisdiction. 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