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SATURDAY; FEBRUARY 12, 1938 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Ififtll DF Steele-Cooter Society—Personal Wartime Blockade Smuggling a I Sea Love That Risked All! bfc Lave Stranded abroad when the conflict broke between England and America, Polly Chel« sey was plunged into an unforgettable drama and a romnnce as stirring as waa the strife itself I29tli Anniversary Birth Recalls Trail of Pilgrim Ancestors By NBA Service While-Davis Announcement has been made of | Die num'JHge of Miss Alia Davis to j Monlio White which was per- , o{ I formed in Biythevllle by Magis- ' I rule T. L. CassUiy on Feb. 4 111. The bride Is Uie daughter of Mi. and Mrs. P. G. Davis. She graduated from high schol in Pair- view, Tcnn., where she lived before moving here. She bus been As the nation pauses in respect eniuloyed In Sam Hamra's store, on the 129th anniversary of Aiwa- j 'Hie groom Is the son of Mrs. ham Lincoln's Writ), few renlte-j E] ,.| S Haggard and attended the the length nnd distinction of the i loc:>1 njgh school. He and his wiring trull of his 1'llgrlm an- j brolh0] . 0])e iale the Sinclair Ser'$$e' forbears of Abraham LinJ vho ~ (Mo " ,°" '," 8 ". way C1 ' 1ft came to Amer^a earlier thank. „,.„„,,.. ,,',.,., ost people know, and achieved i', ""£f i',, , ,„, , cater distinclioii. Painstaking Mrs - ^ Kcl y , entertained search by Ida Tni-bell, biogrii-! ''^Mlay afternoon in honor of her ler of Lincoln nnd other great i ditVghter. Marjoric, because It was merlcan ligiu-p.s. shows how the l"' r birthday. Jean Ray and Mary unble circumstances of Lincoln's, "Hen McCiitchen won prizes in vn youth' have otacnred '.he'Hie Barnes of bingo unj fiildle- rlier Lincoln trail. . j :.ii< ks. A plate lunch was served. In 1637, 'only IV years after HUM * ' ' ncling of the Pilgrim Fathers at! Mrs. Wagstt'r Entertains ymoulh. there "-"<~ +•• "<„., am, Mass.. an OAST OF vui,i.v on::., s t: v, krrtiut, lr&«d«d lu l.tmdov wfc*« Mar *r*uk* «ut. JttHHk WIIITKlKliI), krcvi Ike uiikrf tvb'j 3*r* ktr jbrougb, C A B E I, I, UAXK*, prlrnt»» prt'hbiUfBl inny, Jfrrjr IN kiuu-k?)! Utu-UUACtuilll. Ull LU^t IbOMLftfcl U CHAPTER IX WHEN Jerry Wiitlield opened his eyes he was not conscious of himself as a person bul only as a cramped body and bruised head that ached intolerably. It wps only when he became aware of himself as a personality thai surprise gripped h|m. This was Jerry Whitfleld that ached sorely and lay in the darkness of a ship's hold. . . . Where ought Jerry Whitfield to be? What ought came to Iling- ImmlgranL from e.slern England. Samuel Lincoln. ID of eight 'Uncoliis wlio cam; loul the same time. All these incolns left a distinguished mid behind them in the Indian ars, the Continental army, and colonial and succeeding lej- lattires, MLss Tarliell found. Samuel was the one from whom braham Lincoln's family steni- icd. His fourth son, Mordecal. bc- ame wealthy for those days us n ironmonger, and proprietor of awmills and grist mills. Morde- Mrs. Q. C. Wagsler was hostess lo a birthday dinner In honor of her daughter, Mrs. Ellis limit, Friday. The guests were Mis. Rimer Wright and children and Dorothy Harris. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Alexander lie be doing? . . . "—Unicorn and Crown," he groaned aloud. And then, "Polly— Polly Chelsey—" He arose to his knees and began to pound the planks above him, Mrs. savagely and frantically. A voice somewhere near in the blackness said, "Stop it, yon fool. Don't scratch His Majesty's pretty have moved lo their new home at S i o0 p." The voice had a Yankee Maiden. j drawl, but cityfttd. It was bit- Mrs, A. J, McCollum has gone to ' jerly humorous and very weary. ai'.s .son. inheriting both a good state and his father's trade, loved lo New Jersey and laier o Pennsylvania. " that Abraham's family \vesl\vard , .... Springs, and other points ' cf Arkansas. Marcus Limbaugh has been ill Ihe past week from an attack of and westward svas apparent it) he earlier I.-incoliis, too. leaded for Wilderness The son "of Mordecai 11, John, nherilbd Nciv Jersey e.slatcs from father, but preferred lo move veslwnrd inlo Virginia, and by time he died he was able to cave Ms son Abraham a consid- rable farm in what is now Rock- iiRham County. Va. By this lime, however, the westward migration had begun In earnest, and Abraham sold his farm In Virginia, packed up his whole family and struck out into 1 what was then the wilderness of Kentucky. Abraham was apparently ambitious, for he entered several largf land tracts totaling nearly 1503 acres. The cotiillry was wild. then, and settlers lived at fortified "stations," poing out lo cultivate ih'ir new fields. ,.,_, r Thai' was what Abraham .was (loiiiK .^wh eiiija. >' s Add en' shot : ' fi;gni nn IiidiTiii'ambush dropped him' in t l 'v furrow. ' Of the three sons no were at his .side in the clearing, and who' barely escaped a like fate, one was Thomas, later to be the father of ^Abraham Lincoln. The Birth of Youn^ Abe With the death of the breadwinner, the family gradually gave up land tracts slaked out by Abraham. .Thomas, the son,' learned the trade of carpenter and cabinet-maker, and worked at such jobs as turned up. Evidently he did fairly well, however, lor he was able to buy a farm in Hardin County, Kentucky, and in 1806 married Nancy Hanks, like himself a descendant of earl} 1 American immigrants. They lived in Elizabethton-n. and later on a fnrm near Hodgrnvillc. ou Feb. 12. iSOfl. a son, Abraham, teas born. •When the boy was seven. Thomas decided to push onward again, this time north lo Indiana. .On a deiisely-foreslcd tract near ^(.'iitryville, only 15 miles north 1W Ihe Ohio rivef in southern Indiana, Ihey put nn ax in the hands of the young boy Abe, and until 1830, when he was 21, his great hand 1 ; and arms helped hew a home out 'of the wilderness. Lincoln "On His Own" Then they look to the trail again, this time to the Sangamon country in central Illinois. Ten miles west of Decatur. they built another home. Within another year. Lincoln, noiv n strapping young man "on his own." began to carve oul his own career in Salem as a storekeeper, man-of- nll-work, and law student. From here Lincoln made his trip down-river to. New Orleans, from here hp went as a captain in Ihe Black Hawk war as far northward as Wisconsin. Here he laved and lost Ann Rutledge. here he entered politics, here he was elected in 1834 to Ihe state legislature and went lo Vandalia lo its ses- '^Uucoln had a large part inget- tiiig the capital transferred to Springfield, and there he went 'o begin his law practice, marry Mary Todd. and run for Congress. He won the seat, and from 1847 to 1849 they lived in -Washington. Ncminalcd for Presidency Then he returned to Springfield, where he was marketing for Ihe family groceries late one afternoon in 1860 when news came that the Republican convention meeting In The Wigwam In Chicago had nominated him for the presidency ol the United Slates. The following spring the long trail turned back eastward again to Washington, to end four years . later with n pistol shot in a theater. The long, solemn return of the funeral train and the closing of a vault door late In the afternoon of May 4. 1865. placed a fina 'iarker at Uie end of Ihe lo:ig influenza. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Cunningham have moved (o Lllbourn, Ivherc Mr.-Cunningham has open- was to id a pressing shop. Mrs. T. A. Haggard, Mrs. J. R. "Who are you?' "Where are we?" Jerry asked. Chapman, and Miss Mary Newt Can- visited Mrs. J. H. Workman at Forlagevllle Tuesday. J. S. German, who recently im- (terweni an ojicration for the removal of his eye ball at the Bly- ••hcville hospital, is resting very will. The operation was necessitated by a gash which he received c n the pupil of the eye. Hayti Society — Personal "I'm Cabell Banks from Boston, Continent of America. We're definitely below decks on a brig sloop named the Sunrise. Brilish ship, I riiean—or have you caught on?" "God help me!" Jerry muttered. "I doubt if He does for a while yet. Lie down and think things over. You've got plenty of time." * * * J ERRY lay down, heavily. To ease his throbbing head he put his right arm beneath it. "It you know how I got here," he mul- lered impatiently at his unseen companion, "then tell me and have like a candle,'I'd walked Into a dark side street, like a fool, to help a woman," "Ah, my unseen friend, my fellow countryman, how nnlvel" "If that's a French word," Jerry complained, "don't use it. I'm as good a sailor as ever hauled u rope or steered a course, but I'm not educated. ... II appears you are." "Yes and no," said Cabell Banks, and he could be' heard shifting his position In the dink- ness. "1 studied the classics al Harvard. Also the French language, mathematics, and astronomy. But I'd not learned how to shave with a razor or how to relish wormy ship biscuits. No, nor how to sleep without a mattress. It appears that while Qrlt- ain rules the seas, every young man about to take n voyage should master these subjects." "You talk like a drunk man," Jerry stated. "I'm not drunk, but low-spirited and glad to have an audience. I've ad two days of my own company, 1 calculate right." "How did you get here?" * * • <T WAS on the Hardy, a small merchantman cut of Boston lat had just cleared Ostend. On day news of (he war reached ic North Sea, an English ship- f-the-line came down on us from ne direclion and this brig sloop Sunrise from another. The ship- f-the-line—I learned afterward he carried 110 guns—signaled to he sloop to take us. Navy cour- esy, you might say, or else we vere too small for the big ship o bother with. She stood by while the Sunrise went through he formalities ol asking who we were, where from und where jound. Tlien the brig's captain ave us choice of surrendering or laving our decks raked. Our skipper wisely chose the former course, and so we were not raked or boarded. They brought us in :o the London docks like a hen jringlng in a chicken. I take it we were the first prize of the '. W. A.'s Sleet,. The Y. W. A. met at the home f the counselor. Mrs. W. M. Hurt;• an Tuesday with one visitor. airs. R. U Gilbert, president of 'lie W. M. U. A pot luck dinner fas served, after which Mrs. Gil- l.ert presented the program, ?.s- :i;ted by Misses Connie McEly»a,' Wanda Mills, Edna Khourie and Margaret Myrick. e } • K. A.'s Meet. The Royal Ambassadors of the Baptist church met at the home of Bobby Huber Tuesday uftcr- POOII. Miss Wanda Mills, leader, opened with prayer, and Ken- iifth Perree, Paul Ceilings and Reginald Pruitl took part on the program. Reginald Pruilt was elected probationist and refreshments were served. IV'rs. Wallace Gives Luncheon. Mrs. Fred Wallace, entertained v. ilh ti one o'clock luncheon at her home Wednesday. There vere four lubles of guests including Mrs, / nclrew Davidson, of Kennett. The \ alcntine idea was carried out in Uie decorations and menu. Mrs. Jce Kolm received high score award. Mrs. J. W. Ray, second high, Mrs. R. P.' Greenwell cut prize and Mrs. R. O. Kneibert low "You came rolled in a blanket,' retorted Cabell Banks. "Very cozy A couple of pressmen brought you on board an hour ago, and four marines stowed you down here ]t happened after my bedtime, you might say; I'm not allowed on deck after sundown, so I didn' see what happened. But I've go ears. I gathered you were a choict deserter and had been picked up in a London street fight." There was a long silence fllle< with labored thinking. Then Jerry's voice, heavy with the dia lect of an outraged Yankee: "De eerier! Fight! There was no even a fight. I was hit on th iead from behind and went ou National Seoul Executive To 3e Dinner Guest Monday Night Valffntinr. Dance. Mr. and Mrs. Hiamnn Kolm anil Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kohn enler- lained thirty couples with a dance al the armory Tuesday night. A cafe lunch was served al midnight. , * • • iililisl Circles Meet. The five, circles of Uie BaplLs church held scparale meeling? Wednesday but all completed the study book. "Fniits of the Year,' which they have been using. The Ruth Randall circle me with Mrs. J. A. Boles and Mrs Ben Braden conducted the devo tional. The Lena Lair circle me with Mrs. Ollie Chism, Mrs. R L. Gilbert leading Ihe devotion al. Mrs. Bert Williams entertain cd the Elsie Clor circle. The Rose Marlowe circle met with Mrs. T Garrett. Mrs, Fred Glasscoc eiving Ihe devotional 'and stud book. The Willie King circle wa entertained by Mrs. Ethel Glass Mrs. Wiilinm Huffman giving th devotional. Wolf Khourie and Albert Ham ra~ returned Thursday from Cair III., where they visited Mr. nn Mrs. A. Feisal nnd Mrs. E. 1 Eickery. of Lilboiirn, who is con valescing from n major operatio in the hospital there. Mrs. W. J. Jones, former res dent'of Cumberland. Tenn., ar Mrs. J. H. Murray, ol Ridgel Tenn., were guests of Mrs. Cli Ashley Wednesday and Thursda Den Hudgins and Rex Wood of Obion. Tenn.. spent the wee end with Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Ml ler. of Mr. Madison. A Virglnhm's got no right ordering Boston to dose her port,' 1 "He's our President." "Bui merely n Virginia former, , . . However I gel (he point now. I've hud some lime to think. II,was hoping to punish Kngbud by Ills embargo, political views?" What are your "I've nol got any. . , . Can I have some water?" "Yes. There's a small keR of U here. Stale bul wet. Wiill a minute—I'll defy orders and lisht the la n tern." CAST OF CliAHAC/TBIU rOl.l.V OIIKI.KKY, krrtiao •frandcd Ju i.vuduu ukru n«r ftrtuk* uu(. JKHHY W1IITKIK1 1), krr#i >k> Yttukre Mhu mrtit tur Ifcruiuh. 0AM HI, I, HANK*. »rl*ii(r«r iiktniliiK ntitr fcf* Uf), Jrrr; AuJ» ubtmriJ u UrilUh "Where's the rest of your crew?" "They were all pressed into service yesterday on a water tank sloop that was about to start to the West Indies." "What do you expect them to do with you?" "Exchange me for the first English officer that's captured by the United States. I told them how much money mjt father has." "Has. he. got so much?" "He owns more merchant ships than any man in Boston. The little Hardy was one of my father's brigantines. I was taking cruise on her to show my opinion 'HIS he dlil, but so awkwardly ttiiit Jerry, In his feverish thirst, almost cursed him for his slowness. When ho hiul been handed the cup of water and had dnmk It empty, Jerry looked ut his benefactor. Ho saw u slight, fashiomible-lookinj! youth, as ugly as Puck, with aristocratic features and a sardonic? expression, bul with eyes thut were surprisingly boyish anil friendly. It was the yes tliul mails' Jerry like Cabvll Janks without reservation. "Bunks," ho s;iid, "my name's VhillU'HI. I've gol lo gut onl of lere. Tonight, I mean. There's n irl ..." "Thai onp you mentioned?" Oils with malicious humor. said Jerry impatiently, 'nol Ihal one. An American. 1'olly Chelsey from Connecticut. We're jobig lo be married when 1 can ake her home lo America. She's wailing for me now at the Unicorn and Crown Tavern. -She hasn't got friend lo her name in all of London." "Hai-ni. Very bad business. . . . Take another cup of water nnd quit talking. . . . Here! . . . Now I must blow out the lantern." Jerry drunk the water. "I loll you I've gol to gel out tonight, 3anks!" "And I tell you you can't, Mr. Whilfleld. You're a prisoner of the slrongcst navy on earth, und the most hard-hearted.' 1 During the ensuing hour while Jerry cursed his captors, clawed at the hatches, kicked and pounded the bulkheads, the •wealthiest young man in Boston lay quielly with his eyes closed, as it infinitely bored. But when Jerry Whilfteld had fallen heavily to the deck at Inst, spent and despairing, Cabell Banks rolled his own coat for a pillow and put it under the blood- matted head. "If you want more water tonight," he said, ''call"inc.,'. Bid don't .order port wine or roast" guinea hen. We're oul ot both." • till. CHAPTER X HOLLY wakened at dawn and immediately M'l aboul dressing und packing. She was pleased to think thai Ji'rry would mid her awake and prulHubly engaged when lu? came to knock on her door. H pm/.lcd her when morning cnme In I'uinosl :uul he had not arrived lo summon hc-r. She thought, "1 must liave misunderstood. Cmild he hiivt told her to call him when my Irunk was ri'udy?" She wenl through the long narrow l;i vi- in halls und down the .stairs into (he public room. There was u good deal of stir there, for guests were paying their bills and ijt'Uini: ready to be picked up by one conch or another in th« stable yard. She drew the tavern "That's where he 1«, 1 reckon, 1 * She clung desperately to this hope until the boy returned. The dog was there, he »ald, as lively as- could be, but, iiot Mr. Whit- fleld, He'd not been there since last Might, The stable boy knew, bemuse Mr. Whltflcld paid him to look nfliT Uie dog. Ifc'd given him a coin liisl night with orders to /ocd ami ivuler the dotf early. Mr. Toby said kindly, "Go to your room and wait, Miss Chelsey. This Is a busy lime for me, us you caiusee. I'll send breakfast up lu you. There's no knowing when something unexpected will n man's plans." aside and said, "Where Is Jerry Whllfleld, Mr. Toby? Where ia my cousin?" "Why, 1 couldn't say, Miss Chelsey. Come to think o( it, I've not seen him this morning." "Then he's overslept, Mr. Tobyl' Polly exclaimed. "Send a boy to bis room! Qulckl We're catch- Ing Hie Dover conch!" Mr. Toby made haste to comply, (or lie was n kindly man am always concerned for his guests He liked young Mr. Whillleld, fo all that he had discovered him lo be iui American, und he though Miss Polly Chelsey very appeal ing ( and mannerly. When the boy returned to say that Mr. Whilfleld was nol in Ms room and lhat his bed had nol been slept in, Mr. Toby and Polly looked quickly at cacli other. The innkeeper's expression promptly bccnme evasive, but Polly's remained bhnik with surprise. "But I don't understand," she said. "Nor I, Miss." The man felt a wave of pily for the. girl before him. "Mr. Whiincld paid the bill last night, as I well recall, and drank tin ale nl that table near the door. . . . Wall! I'll send Iho porter's boy lo'the slnble yard. He's likely out there, looking after your Hog." "Why, yes!" Polly exclaimed. ")OLI// wenl upstairs to her room. .She Irled lo eat the xcellent breakfast thai the por- cr's boy brought up, but she could ol. She could only look al U, lankly, fine noticed, with some ragnicnt of tier mind, thai the joy wns poorly dressed, as many -ondon urchins were, bul thai Ills ace, was more open and appoal- ng than most. Sim smiled at him ibsently ami gave him a coin oul of her knit bag, for which he hanked her eagerly. "You can luUc Ihe Iray nway low," she told him. Ho carried out the unlouchc< jreakfasl, mid when he was in th loll he sal on the floor with tin. ,ray before him und disposed o sausages and coffee and wheat- Dread and honey, very happily It was a good day lor the porter's xy. An hour passed. Two hours Polly paced the floor. She knew when the Dover coach came ani went. She said to herself at five- minute Intervals, "I must do some- Ihlmjl" At noon she went down to tin public room and called Mr. Toby aside. She noticed that he seemec loathe lo lulk to her, for her per ceptlons were sharpened by anxl ety now, and by speculation. Shu said, "Mr. Toby, is thcr anything you know about Jcrr Whltficld you've not told me? Because if there is, you must tc me now. He's more than, m cousin. He's my sweetheart an we were on the way to gettin married." "We figured it that way, Miss My wife and me. It's pleasant t sec young things in love right un dcr your nose. In this tavcr now, u body sees plenty of crubbe couples disagreeing over the looc Plenty of business men from Liv crpool and Bristol and the Ilk Plenly of young men coming dow from Oxford and Cambridge for fifci£ of fun. Plenty of splnsle traveling .with their nieces their maids. Plenty of—well, cry tiling but tlncere •eetliearls, Miss, I was saying . my wife only yesterday—" • * * ' K>LLY caught the irmkeepw.'s wandering eye and held It. . Ir. Toby, you're evading. I- kcd you (f you know anything »ut Jerry Whittleld thai I ought know." •, . ."". ' 'Well, there's riolhlng to amount Miss Chelsey. Things come up a mini's life, unexpected like. 1 was you, tioiv, I'd take off y bonnet and settle down lor a uplc of duys to wall for him. c'll be back, like as not, as pologelic as can be for upsclting i ou." "I'm more than upset," Polly H. "I'm /dglitened. Some- : ling's happened lo him. Some- Ing terrible! Nothing else would ,ako him desert me Just When c're getting out of Kngland. . , , ou're n good man, Mr. Toby, lough you AIIK an Englishman, nd I'm not n/rald lo trnsl you. 'e'rc Americana—" "My wife and mo knew tliat oo, Ihough we've not told it. Arc ou bound for France?" ' Yes. We expected to slip cross the Channel In a smuggler's oat. Jerry arranged, it. Thai's, 'hy I suy he'd not have descried le unless he'd met foul treat- ncnl." ' ; "No, Miss," said Mr. Toby de- ibcralely, for ho believed he saw i Is duty now. "You con put your ilnd at rcsl on that score. It's .ot that. Il's something else, 'hero was—Iherc was a young ady came into the public room rid talked, to him last night at ne table where he was sitting, lear the door. I tuke it they were M friends. They had cofjee to- :elher—Ihey and another mun hat had on hackney clothes. Mr. Miitfleld asked the barmaid to etch three cups of strong coffee rom the'kitchen, and they all irank together, After that they went out together." ; Polly's face was still and white. 'Did she have on a sky-blue bon- ict? And n sky-blue dress, cut square in the neck?" ' "Yes, Miss Chelsey. That"was icr, Fair complc.xioned.... I'd not be too hard on him, Miss. I've ' seen men and women, come and go under my roof and I know human nature. It's weak.. Human nature's weak, Miss Chelsey. . . . You wait here till he comes back. He'll come. Decent men don'l desert their own." . "Thank you for your Information, Mr. Toby," Polly said In a voice thai was much too quiel. "But never miuu the advice. I'll tuke the next coach for Dover." (To lit Continued) A dinner .in honor of Lewis Hall 1 Distant' national director of the eallh and Safety service of the oy Scouts of America, will be eld at the Hotel Noble at 6:00 clock .Monday night for Ihe dls- ict coinmltleemen, troop com- .Uleemen, scoutmasters and their ssistants of Blytheville, Osceola, eachville, and Monettc. R. C lacnabb of Jonesboro, district \ecutive of the Eastern Arkansas oiincil, will also be a guest at the inner. Mr. Hall will spend three days i the territory of eastern Arkanas Council working with the Health and Safety committee In IB promotion of this very Impor- •uit phase of Ihe scout program. Mr. Hall is said to have a thor- ugh background of experience. In field of health and safety edu- ; alion as a high school dlreclor if physical education and teacher f personal health. Previous to en- ering the professional Seoul ser- ice he was a life guard. As a re- ult of Ills unusual training in landling small boats and ~~as a amper and a teacher of aquatics tie is unusually qualified for his xactlng work. His scolil record Includes, besides his work as a Deputy Scout :ommlssion«r In the Akron, Ohio Area Council, several years of ex- rerience as the Director of Aqua- iics for the Akron Scout Camps it Peninsula, Ohio. Mr. Hall was educated at Kent State University where he majored !n physical education. During the four years there he was active in athletics, particularly basketball, Elyllieville School News .IIIN1OK HIGH SCHOOL . Ih-ar Lecture Seven A-l, seven ,A-2, and seven A-:i geography classes listened to in Illustrated lecture on the Pan- iiita Canal given by the Rev. Alfred Carpenter at the First Baptist church Monday, February 1. Tho auies have been studying about he Canal during a unit on Central America. The pictures and the lecture explained many points to lilt; classes which they htul not hitherto understood. * • * fiivc Program The eight A-2 group sponsored an eighth grade assembly program Friday, February 4, which was as follows: soto, "Homo on the Range", by George Hubbard; readings, "Overworked Elocutionist" and "Little Boy Blue", by Jeltye Clare Huffman; solo. "Rosalie", by Bobby Ann Purvis; piano solo, "Solfeggictto", by . Sallle Mathis, duct, "Minuet in O", by Lavonnc Redman and Minnie Ruth Wood. « • * Girls Club Mcels The seventh grade home-making stildcnls had cliargc of Ihc program Thursday when the Girls' club met. The members of this class have completed a unit of .ook part In this piny. * * ' Rondal Brogden lias been out of school for several weck-s because of illness.. The eight A-l cla.vs gave him a frull shower Monday und a letter shower Tuesday. Nancy Ann Hughes attended the opeiti In Memphis, hearing "Carmen". Maxlne Harris also attended, hearing "Faust." The seven B math classes have had several days' work In reading Milton I'nllerson nnd Shirley [Rodgers opposed He mum Cross I I'ojitty iind . Everctle Croslow. Freddie I'hikln announced the irogrnm. The iuilt was made by 'our classes, eight K-3, eight fl-2, seven K-3, and -seven B-l. light meters mid bills at local rates. figuring light LEWIS W. HALL Assistant National Director of Health and Safely. Boy Scouts of America.) football nnd wreslling. Blythevllie Boy Scouts who have this week been actively engaged in -carrying out a program In observance of national scout week., work on manners and social us- have found expansion necessary j ages. The program was based upon and Byron Morse as district com-; work done in this project Bouljy Wttklen hns a very Interesting- aollcctlou of cartridges. He has most of them mounted with o, notation of where they were ob- aiued and the type of gnu in which they have been used. A ;reat many of (hem have been Ivej) JiJm by ex-soldiers who nought them home from overseas' service during the world War. » t a Seventh and eighth grade science classes completed a' unit on missioner and organization chairman will supervise the formation of a new troop here. Plans are also being made for a scout lead- eis' training course by the training committee, of which Marcus Evrord is chairman. These proposals will be discussed dinner meeting. Betsy Bee Buchanan and Billic Smith gave a demonstration of tt',e correct way to set a table for a simple meal. Correct table manners were shown by Geraldine Fisher, Geneva Sample, Rose Hollis and Pnul- at Ihc' ine Brogden. Dufcie Smilh, Mr. and Mrs. Avery Gardner Portagevllle, former residents, we here Friday. Clell Browning returned to his home at Potosi. Mo., Friday after a week's visit with his mother, Mrs. Ada Chapman. ivately-owned airplanes require j Miss Madge Lee Duncan, who the same kind of license as air- has been in Chattanooga, Tenn,, planes used for commercial pur-1 taking a business course, returned poses. ' Thursday, Mme. Nijinsky Forecasts Golden Era for Dance PHILADELPHIA (UP) — The dance and other arts should reach their greatest point of development within the next 50 years in America, according to Mme. Romola Nijinsky. wife of Vaslav Nljinski, once famous dancer. Art has a chance to develop here because "it is the safest and most peaceful country at present, and barring another world conflict, the ar(s should find their most fertile field In America," she said. delinquent children shows that 74.3 per cent are retarded ur aie In grades below the normal expectancy for Hieir ages. The study, made by the National Youth Administration, was contained In the annual reporl of Uie Psychiatric- Child Guidance clinic. Delinquent Children Found Lagging Mentally ST. LOUIS (UP)-A sludy of the mental »nd school status of 3,500 Lilian Reeves, Vician Brock and Helen Mangrnm dramatized correct methods of making introductions. A short play Illustrated wrong and right manners In an office. A second scene showed how to use the telephone. Mary Jo Newcomb alcohol wi(l tVcdnesday. :i au assembly program K riser News Sylvia Reidman, Wanda Fisher ind Butonnc Jaggcrs described notebooks they had mailc erlllclz Ing alcohol advertisements, collecting clippings of arrests and accidents caused by drunkenness, and collecting articles concerning dry law.s and temperance. George Hubbard compiled Ihe results of the Interviews In which 30 leading business and professional men of Blythuvillc had been questioned concerning their views on liquor. Rodger Babcock described three experiments performed on living things, Joe McClurc told of the effect of alcohol on the drinker's children, joe Evrard "discussed wet and dry laws. Lloyd Blomeyer described the exhibit prepared by various classes. The program was concluded with debate "Resolved: Alcohol !s of The Enlres : Nous bridge club met at ll»! home of Mi'.s. Edwin Hruce Thursday afternoon with two guests present. Mrs, L. a. Lur•:en nnd Mrs.' Cecil ' Lust. High score was won by Mrs. Dick Watson and sue.sl prize by Mrs. 'Lar- scn. The George Washington 'mb- Uf was carried in decorations and refreshments. « » * Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Smith announce Ihc birth of a son at Ihe Memphis Baptist hospjla] Tuesday. Mrs| Walter Alien, Walter Allen Jr.. and Roy Hall left Thursday morning for Forrest City to make (heir home. Mr. Allen, who Is in Ihc Memphis Baptist hospital, will go to Forrest City soon Mr. nnd Mrs. O. M. Hill jr.. ol Marie, have moved into the store formerly occupied by Mr. and Mi's Allen. Mr. Hill has opened a general merchandise store In the fronl of the building and the family will ivc in the rear. W. S. Ferguson, who spent tho winter In Stanley, Mo,, has besii visiting Mr. anil Mrs. Ralph Fer- ;iison for the past week. Alton Hull, entered the Memphis Baptist hospital f Wednesday morning--for a. minor operation. W. S. Funklmu.Her of Sliawnee-' town, ill., visited here this week. Mr. nnd Mis. Charles McDaniel, who lived at Marie last year, have . moved west of Dean's store, where they will be employed. Hunter Cuts Crutches • WAI.SENBURG. Colo. (UP)-Two rough tree branches furnished Improvised crutches for Tonly Amedle of Toltec to hobble across the prairie for help after he shot himself in the leg while hunting. Seventeen preachers discoursed continuously for six days 'before a throng ot 30,000 persons at a large ctiiup meeting In Kentucky In 1801. Jt was the largest camp meeting In American history. Announcing the Oocnin^ of PARKER'S BARBER SHOP Glcncoe Hotel Blilgr. Karl E. Parker, Prop.. lla Fields, Marjorie Smith, Jessie I more benefit than iinnn to human- Nell Victory and Vcrna Wheat'tty." Lanelle Smart presided, and Laughter Held Likely To Bring On Hay Fever LONON. <UP) — Hilarity, accompanied by hearty laughter, may precipitate an attack of hay fever. This Is the conclusion of St. Mary's Hospital asthma clinics, which l»i>t >' ear recorded 15,23(! attendances, and visits from many distinguished strangers from America, South Africa, Australia and the continent, ^ A REAL BUY . ONLY $475.00 1937 Ford V-8 Deluxe Coupe Color Blue—White Sidewall Tires—Heater. Low Mileage—Clean. Only ?159.00 down and §33.00 per month. 5lh & Walnut Phone 810 PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY COSTS LESS - ;To let us KEEP your '•car in shape than it does to repair it after it has broken down. Increase the value of your car and LET US KEEl' IT IN A-l CONDITION'. COMPLETELY New and Modern Auto Repair Shop We Can Meet Your Every Automobile Need All Work Guaranteed LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 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