The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 19, 1954
Page 5
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS f AGE FIVE HOLLAND NEWS By Mm. Voris Workman Cooter News Health Council Meets The Holland Community Health Council met Monday night at the home of L. N. Kinder, with 10 present. Dr. S. B. Beecher of the County Health Office, and his wife were present. Mrs. Voris Workman, Holland Health Council education chairman, gave a report on a cancel- education meeting held in Caruthersville. She appointed four council project chairmen in the drive for publ' cancer education. These chairmen are personal contact project, Mrs. Thelma Cohoon; club and organization project, Betty Jo Cope; exhibit and display project, Marshall Mirick; direct mail project, Mrs. Donald Long. Dr. Beecher read an article written by him on "My Attitude Towards Cancer," stressing the needless fear people have of cancer, the chances for cure by early diagnosis and the help the County Health Office can give to needy persons who have been referred to the state cancel hospital at Columbia. Following his report there was a question - and - answer period. Dr. Beecher quoted statistics that showed that 90 per cent of cases of lip cancer is cured at the state hospital. The discussion ended with the summary that the purpose of the different council chairmen was to further public cancer education through their different projects. The next meeting will be held Nov. 15. Bomemakers Club Meets The Culbertson Homemakers Club enjoyed an outing at Reelfoot Lake Thursday and Friday. Pictures were made at Magnolia Beach, the beach being decorated lavishly with magnolia blossoms for the Miss Reelfoot Lake Beauty Pageant at which there were water skiing and diving exhibitions. Dick Hawley of Memphis was master of ceremonies for the events. The club members returned home Friday afternoon. Buses Checked Thee Holland school buses were taken to Caruthersville Monday for annual inspection by the State Patrol and mechanics. Drivers taking their buses included Carl Bradley, Elmer Howe and Lowell Robinson. Trophy Cases Installed Two new additional trophy cases have been installed in the hall of the high school building. Alcoves were left in the wall when the building was erected in 1932. With the large case overflowing with trophies and an honor- roll plaque it became necessary to provide more space which was done by installing: glassed-in cases made by Mr. Mathis of Cooter. These were a gift of the 1953-54 Senior class to the school. WSCS Meets The Women's Society for Christian Service met a the Methodist Church last Thursday with 11 members present. Mrs. Homer Smith, presided during a business meeting. The scheduled program was postponed until the next meeting. Revival Planned The Methodist church will begin a week's revival Sunday with the Rev. Marvin Niblack as minister. Mr. Niblack is conducting a revival in the Oak Ridge community this week. Stricken With Polio Robert Franlin Mayes. of Fort Riley, Kansas, son of Mrs. Arnold Moon, and grandson of Mr .and Mrs. Noble Capehart has polio. Word of his condition was received Friday night, but the extent of the disease has not been ascertained. He is confined to an isolation ward. He has been attending ROTC camp in Manhattan, Kan. Personals Emmie G. and Minnie Frances, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Bill McArthur returned Tuesday to their home in Galveston, Texas. They have been here with their sister, Ophelia, who has been seriously ill for several weks. ' Ed Hampton. Jr., was called to St. Louis Sunday to be with his mother, Mrs. Ed Hampton, Sr. of Portageville, who died about l a.m. Sunday at Barnes Hospital. Mrs. Hampton had been ill tor several years. Mrs. Kenneth Berry entertained Mrs. Louis Hester,' Mrs. Donald Long and Mrs. Arnold Moon at bridge Wednesday afternoon at her home. She served refreshments of banana cake and coffee. Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Fowler has as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bumpas and family of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dumpas of Miami, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Fowler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Burnham of Blytheville, Mrs. Elma Hall and son, G. W., of J>s-. ceola, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fowler and Mrs. Nora Fowler of Holland. Mrb. Frank Brockmeyer of Belleville, 111., was a houseguest last wdeek. of her sister, Mrs, Russell Cohoon, and family. Mrs. Ollie Sherwood and her niece, Patsy Tatum, and son of Memphis returned last week from a trip through the Smoky Mountains and points in North Carolina. Visiting Mr .and Mrs. G. C. Wilson last week were Mrs. William William and daughter, Mary Louise, of Memphis. While here, they and Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Wilson visited Mrs. Paul Casey and family at Kennett. Rita Jane and Karen Casey returned home with them. Hall Jackson Rains of Oklahoma City, Okla., is visiting his sister, Mrs. Ruth Hall, first grade teacher, this week. They and Ray Ketterman, commercial teacher, spent the weekend in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Carnall took Mrs. Leon Godsey and daughters to Jefferson City last week to visit Mrs. Godsey's son, Lethel. Mrs. Clyde Harrington and children were in Flat River Saturday and Sunday visiting relatives. Mrs. Susan Musgrave has returned to her home in Caruthersville after spending several weeks visiting her brother, Gideon Crews, and wife. In Memphis last week were Pinnell Capehart, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry, Jane Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. L. Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart, and Mrs. Clarence Utley. Michael Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Jones is still unable to attend school because of typhoid fever. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Griddle and daughter, Hazle Jean, arrived Sunday night for a two week's visit with Mrs. S. J. Workman, E. T. Griddle and other relatives. They came by Alexandria, La., where they visited their daughter. Jacqueline. Mrs. Etta Higdon and Mr. and Mrs. James Higdon of Mount Zion, 111. were visitors in Holland Saturday and Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Higdon driving on to Jonesboro to see relatives there. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Pinkston were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Maude Richard and Mrs. Grace romp l DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-4507 Hours: 8 a.m to 9 p.m. with Delivery to 1 WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. Mr. and Mrs. W .N. Holly are visiting their son, Buel Holly, and wife in Colorado. Mrs." Made Booth will return home Friday from Memphis where she has been a patient in the naval hospital at Millington for two weeks. Mrs. Booth injured her left hand when an electric fan fell on her. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gentry and son, Jimmie. of Wilson, Ark., were visitors here Sunday. Larry Burns, who had been their guest for the week end, returned to his home here. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lester and son, Walter Lewis, spent last week end at Hot Springs. Ark. Mr. and Mrs .Tom Lewis and son. Tommie Duke, spent last week end in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. James Ashcraft and son, Jimmie. of Jackson, Mo., are visiting relatives here this week. Mrs. Ashcraft and Jim McClure spent the first of this week in Columbus, Ga., with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McClure and children and Mrs. Herman Lucy and children spent last week end in points of Tennessee with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Vaughn and daughter of Memphis spent last week end here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Vaughn and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jones. Miss Jerry Rushing, who is attending- college in Memphis, spent last week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rushing. Miss Jessica Ann Perry and Gerald Thomas, who are attending college in Jonesboro, are spending a three-week vacation here with their parents. Mrs. Sarah Jordon of Memphis spent last week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim McClure. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Jones and daughter, Sarah, and Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Jones have returned from Jackson, O., where they attended the wedding of Miss Leila Jones. Jerry Brown, who was stricken with polio several weeks ago and has been in an. isolation hospital in Memphis, is now home. MANILA NEWS By . Ruth Horn* Martha Ellis Thompson. Mrs. Claude Sarhfbrds brother, W. A. Roberts, and wife and two children of Clinton, Iowa, are visiting Mrs. Samford and family this week. Mr. Roberts is a member of the high school faculty at Clinton. He taught in the Caruthersville school for several years before going to Clinton. Clark Secoy from Texas and his aunt. Mrs. Maggie Carney of Blytheville, were Monday visitors in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Oda Smith. By Bettye Nelle Starr Couple Entertained . Mrs. Allan Segraves and Mrs. Henry Carney were hostesses to \ the rehearsal dinner given forj Miss Wade McHenry and Robert j Stewart Monday night. A bridal j theme was carried out in the deco- j rations throughout the country j home of Mrs. Segraves. Members j of the bridal party, the parents of; the couple and those from a dis- j tance coming for the wedding were i invited to the affair. Traditional bridal white and green predominated in the floral decorations. Wedding bells were used in pro- i fusion in the decorations. j Tuesday at noon, Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf and Mrs. Stuart 'Critchfield of Halls, Tenn., complimented the couple with a wedding j breakfast at the home of Mrs.; Ohlendorf. Thirty-five attended the affair. The Ohlendorf home, south of Osceola. was decorated for the occasion in white calla lilies, j Chalk white containers holding the! traditional wedding flowers were placed at intervals throughout the entertaining rooms. A silver bowl, flanked by silver candelabra, centered the lace covered dining table and was also filled with, calla lilies interspersed! with plumosa fern. Church Women Meet The Women of the Presbyterian Church met Monday afternoon in the church with Mrs. Allan Se-! graves Mrs. Bill Cromer and.Mrs.] Charles Bowles as hostesses. { Twenty-five members heard Miss j Marjorie Doyle tell of her trip with four teenagers from the church, when they attended the youth meeting in Montreat. N. C., in] July. Plans were made at the i meeting for "Week of Prayer and Self Denial," to be held in Octo- oer. The week's activities are to begin with a luncheon at ilit home of Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf, with the Women of the Bassett Presbyterian Church as guests. Clothing will be brought to the next meeting, on September 19, for overseas relief. At the conclusion of the business meeting the hostess served an ice course. Personals Mrs. George Doyle suffered a severed thumb Sunday night when she undertook to turn off her electric fan in an unlighted room. Billie Beall, Ed Weiss and Tim Bowles were in Memphis Monday for the Ail-American luncheon held at the Gayoso Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hyatt and children are home after a vaca- tic • in Biloxi, Miss. Mrs. Ralph Wilson was hostess to her bridge club Tuesday night. Airs. Chris Tompkins was a special guest. Mrs. J. S. McCants, who is visiting in Georgia, suffered a broken foot while visiting a sister in Eatonton. Ga. She will remain there for the next two weeks before she returns to her home in Osceola. Sammy Nichol has returned home from Camp Belle Aire in Sparta, Tenn. Kenny Isaacs Martha Sue Ellis, senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis of Manila, has been selected by faculty members to serve as editor of the Lion's Echo, school year book. Other officers include Melba Cornish, junior, associate editor; Ruth. Patton, junior, art 'editor; Kenny Isaacs, junior, business manager; Margaret Hart, senior, associate manager; Wanda McWiUiams, senior, copy editor; Betty Hampton, senior, photographer; Garry Jolliff, sophomore, associate photographer. Mrs. Francys Faulkner is faculty advisor. Manila Future Farmers of America have elected James Harris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferrel Harris to in SHOES 1 SONS I SH O E S (Air Conditioned) I Featured of ., SAFEWAY)) See Blytheville'f Newest and Most Modern SERVICE STATION CONNY'S CONOCO SERVICE Corner Ash & Division — Blytheville Conoco Super Gas with TCP — Conoco Super Motor Oil G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC CO, 112 South Fifth Street — Blytheville, Arkansas • Electrical Wiring • Commercial Refrigeration • York Air Conditioning Sales & Service • Appliance Repairs N.F. Marshall-Frank Westall-J.T. Stalcup Tel. PO 2-2993, Nite Tel. 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Elected to other posts were Gene Cunningham, vice president; Danny Bourland, secretary; Dean Wagner, treasurer; Kibel Holt, reporter; Gene Baugher, sentinel; Mr. L. K. Holt, faculty sponsor. L. B. Gunn, Hulen Faulkner. W. W. Caery, and Kenneth McWhirter have been installed as deacons at the Manila Baptist Church. James Light of Leachville preached at the Manila Methodist Church Sunday nigh>t because the pastor, the Rev. N. Lee Gate, was ill. Mr. Light is a ministerial student at Arkansas College, Batesville. A woman is getting old when she is more concerned about the fir of her shoes than the fit of her sweater. «>*£** Maytag automatic Adams Appliance Co. Inc. LOANS We do not have money to burn, but we do hare money to loan. It you live in Northeast Arkansas or Southeast Missouri and need a Real Estate Loam, see us. We make Government Insured FHA and GJ Loans; also all types of ConTentional. Commercial and Industrial Loans, and we have the b«st Farm Loan arafl- able. 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