The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1955 · Page 2
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""" BLITHIIVILLB (ARK.)* COtHlEU NBW1 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBBt 1«, MW AT SING MEET — A crowd estimated at 3,000 persons attended the 20th annual Missouri Singing Convention at Dexter Sunday. Singing groups and visitors from seven states were present for the event. Thirteen quartettes shared in the program. Wilburn Clark of Steele- was named president for the coming year and next year's convention it to be in Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stamps of Dallas, Tex., were registered as coming the greatest distance to attend the affair. (Photo by Yeager) HOLLAND NEWS By Mrt. Ed Hampton. Jr On her 12th birthday Cellda Waldrop entertained 14 girls and boys with a party Friday after school at her home. They played bingo and indoor games. The hostess served ice cream with individual birthday party cake squares holding candles. Monday night Mrs. Clell Waldrop pave a supper party honoring Sgt. and Mrs. Glen Davis who were enroute to their home at Henderson, Neva, after a month here and in Florida with relations. Mrs Davis was Etta Waldrop Steward before her recent marriage. Beside relatives living nearby attending the supper was Teddy Taylor of Renondo Beach, Calif, who has spent most of the summer with Mr. and Mrs. Jeff North- ers. I Teddy left Tuesday for his home, j He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.! Ted Taylor, Sr. ; Timothy Joe. eight and a half pound boy, was born to Airman and Mrs. Paul Taylor Tuesday at Baptist Hospital, Memphis. She was formerly Helen Pruitt of Eteele. Airman Taylor left Monday for El Paso, Tex., where he will complete training in three months. Mrs. Taylor and ba by expects to return to the home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Jett Pruitt, 3 generations choose Maytag "Y/iri the last of this week. Mrs. Dewey Kenley is home and doing nicely after a recent appendectomy at Blytheville's Chickasawba Hospital. To see her this week were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilferd and daughter of Chicago, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wilferd of northeast Holland and Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Workman of Portageville. Relations ,of the John A. Cochran family here during the funeral of Mrs. Cochran, who passed a- Way last week were Mr. and Mrs. John Kennedy and William and J. C. Kennedy of Boaz Ala; Mrs. Lou King; Mrs. Donna Cantrell; Mr. and Mrs. R. A, Cochran and Mrs. Dora Cochran. of Hackleburx. Ala; Mr. and Mrs. Levi Cochran of Savannah, Tenn; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cochran of Deering; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Cochran of Haines City, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. R. B, Cochran. Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Cochran, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Robertson and Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Cardin of St. Louis; Lon Higgins, Mrs. E. L. Jackson and Mrs. Hellen Tarry of Bragg City. Visiting Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Younts were Mrs. E. N. Hartsley of Hayti, Mrs. Alene Webster and Mrs. Hardy Gray of Blytheville. Houseguests this week at Rev. and Mrs. Harold Baileys are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kelley of Belleville, 111., and Arthur Bailey of Oakland City, Ind. , Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Booker and sons Lindel and Rockey arrived Sunday from Flint, Mich v where they spent the summer months in their apartment at 1502 Detroit. Hospitalized for several days at Blytheville, Mrs. Guy Channel is home where her condition is improved. Rev. Logan Pinkston arid son J. L. were here Saturday visiting' friends of both. J. L., for several years a patient at Little Rock State Hospital, has fully recovered and will join his father in farming near Rector, Ark., where the senior Mr. and Mrs. Pinkston reside. Henry Gestring, now of Essex, Mo., plans to return to Hplland shortly where he will live in his home formerly occupied by Mrs. Beulah Cockrell. Mrs. Cocki'eil has moved into the lhree;room house of Mrs. Grace Edwards, recently purchased by Virgil Carnal. Mr. and Mrs. Goldie Hicks and son Gary spent, several days in New Orleans where Mr. Hicks attended to matters of last week, tended to matters of business last week. They came home Sunday. Sammy Workman left Tuesday for rush week at Missouri University where he was accepted as a pledge of Pi Knppa Alpha frat- ternity. This is his first year. After 14 and a half years Air Force service, Carl Hicks is home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hicks. He was stationed at Wichita, Kan. Mr. and Mrs. Hershall Burress and daughter Joan were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Woods who lives at Snow Lake near Elaine,.Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson were guests Saturday night of Mr and Mrs. Verlon Casteel of Caruthersville. US Polio Total Shows Decrease WASHINGTON 1*1 — lh« Ceneus Bureau estimated yesterday the nation's population on Aug. 1 stood at 165,«5,o6o. Thi« Include* Armed Forces overseas. The Aug. 1 figure indicated an increase of 2,828,000 or 1.7 per cent, over the preceding year, and an increase of 14,362,000. or 9.5 per cent, since the last census in April 1960. Humko to Build Illinois Plant MEMPHIS Ufi — The Humko Co. of Memphis yesterday announced plans for building a multimillion- dollar vegetable oils processing plant in Illinois, possibly at Champaign. The proposed branch plant would cover a 50-acre site and employ about. 300 persons. • Its estimated cost was not disclosed. Humko makes shortening, salad oils and vegetable oils used in the production of margarine. Debt Paid NOVVATA, Okla. UK — A man walked into Dr. S. A. Lang's office, opened his billfold and handed the receptionist 25 dollars. "That," he explained, "is payment in full for delivering our baby girl 19 years ago." The bill, the man added, had been on his mind for a long time. The daughter' now has a child of POISED POSE—There's an annual Labor Day beauy contest at Ocean Park, Calif., and if all the contestants are anything like 19-year-old Sandra Constance, of Torance, Calif., She judges are going to have to do some head-scratching. 1 her own and he thought' it high time the debt was paid. NATIVE RACCOON The raccoon is found only in North and Central America, from Alaska in the north to Costa Rica in the south. It is common to the whole of the United States. All over America. 3 generations in the same families .have chosen Maytags r<m can own , Maytag for £] ,3 0.5 HALSEIH WHITE Main at Division Ph. 3-6()9(i Attention: Men of the 461st Wing! Hudson Can Supply All Your Clothing Needs: • Uniforms • Belts • Caps • Ties • Slacks • Shirts • Cheverons • Jewelry Cleaner • Clo(h!«r - Tailor RlythevilU, Ark. 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