The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 16, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1938: "Streamlining" Preaching Stormy Petrel of Pulpit Claims Largest Average -.Weekly Audience JBV WILLIS THORNTON NEV Service Stall Correspondent DETROIT. Feb. H. — "Riding chtull 1 'between two huge church congregations 1300 miles apart, in Pojt Worth, Tex., and Detroit, might seem quite an assignment for any minister. 3ut Rev. J. Frank Norrls does it,, and thrives on it. Not only that, he also finds time to establish inJChlcngo a new headquarters for n worldwide Fundamentalist Baptist organization, nnd was able to spend four months last summer on; an evaiiBellstic tour of Europe. Widely known as "The Stormy Petrel of the. Pnlptt," Rev. Nonis Is; punching away here al tlie world, the C. T. O. nnd tlie devil with.the same lusty, swings which, aimed at bootleggers, horse vac- Ing and personal immorality, built Ills big church at Forf Worth. ^Telephoned remonstrances nnd even . threats from C. I. O. sympathizers do not sway him today any more than similar difficulties did 10 years ago when he. was accused (and acquitted) of burning his own home and church, and accused' (and acquitted) of murder after he shot and killed In his own study a caller who hod t^ken issue with his preaching. In appearance, Norrls Is tall, raw-boned and lanky, with big hands whose knuckle bones he cracks as he talks. He has steely blue eyes, 'and his 61 years nro belftd by his restless energy. Streamlined Preaching "Thirteen hundred miles Is quite n afrcuit for a minister to ."ride" eveji. today, but Dr. Norris calls on modem .technology to enable him Hayti Society — Personal Preaching from n utihilL-oii-whcolg Is just one of Ihe many nc- livitles of the IJev. J. Frank Norrls, above, whose sound-truck is part of Hie Detroit evangelization campaign which he is carrying on while serving us pastor of churches In bolli Fort Worth, Tex., .ind Detroit. to Pserve both tho First Baptist Chlrrch at.Forth Worth and the Temple Baptist Church here as pastor. Several assistants,;, recorded- sermons' and public address ( systems, the airplane, and fast,-railroad transport, do for Dr. Nprrls what the horse and -the buckboard did for the ' old-time circuit rider. And they do it- so well that in both churches ; he Is able to claim the largest average weekly attendance in the country, around 12,000 in Fort'Worth and 3000 In Detroit. He makes the round trip perhaps. a> times a year, and when he Breaches and broadcasts perf sonally at one church, a recording is made of both sermons for reproduction at the other church by public address systems. Enviable Record Here are some of the things Dr. Norrls cites as accomplishments in the- three years of his joint pastorate: Added 6193 members to both churches. Raised $421,333.62. Issued 6.376,500 copies of his paper, "The Fundamentalist." Traveled 119 MO miles Built an auditorium across the street from the oltj Temple Church seating 3000 and costing $125,000, and a Sunday School addition to the church building for $80,000. Rev. Norris has bitterly assailed Dyess Personals Colcny Council itlccts Tlie colony council of home demonstration clubs met here Monday In the community building with Mrs. Walter Matlock, vice president presiding. Fifty-one women attended the meeting. Mrs. Lloyd Cox, program chairman, presented Mrs. A. L. told the story of Holland, who how President the C. I. O. in many sermons, causing it to be rumored that he had secret backing from the auto companies. This he denies, though he admits he has had kind words of commendation from "high officials" of several companies. 'I jcouldn't aHord to take a thin dime.,from them," he.says earnestly. 'It would endanger my ministry. 1 paid General Motors $500 a month rent for the tabernacle in which we began our meetings here why, I'd rent from a saloonkeeper if lie hart the facilities we need- Rev. Norris denies that he Is anti-labor, despite his attacks on certain leadership and methods of the C I. o. and the / Union. He cites an ... , --• -•• instance in which he insisted on offering his church for a labor meeting when nobody else would provide a place But the radical or Communistic element of toe C. I. O. win metk », ,ne insists, "and will brine about, if uncontrolled, a wrecked economic condition. Twelve months £L?'£ OWn -' ntl 'lawlessness ha Roosevelt nnd his wife became 'Interested in her son Bobby who has recently returned from the Cripr ptol Children* Home and Hospital School In Memphis, where he has- been receiving treatment, for several months. Mrs. Holland also gave the high points in the lecture given in Memphis recently by Mrs.. Roosevelt Mrs. Troy Slnnsbury told tlie origin of St. Valentine Mrs. Harvey Gray Sang, "Loves Old Sweet Song," and J.yE. Mc- Gnive, superintendent, of schools talked on the-' ''Master Hnnd li Nature." -\ * • ' • A covered dish luncheon wa; served at noon. In tlie afternoon session Doctor Steve Turner spoke ;o tlie women on the "Proper Care of Nursing Mothers", Miss Inw Kincald, county agent, introduced Mrs. H. C.. Miller, county healtl nurso, ivlio spoke on "From Babyhood Into Childhood." Mrs. Har- >'ey Gray closed the meeting with devotions, stressing Die Importance of women taking time for prayer and- meditation. ..P. T. A. Holds Session The Colony wide Parent Teacher Association met at the high school with Mrs. Sidney Dostcr. president presiding. Group singing was led by Miss Aillce Wilforcl, principal, mlh Mrs. Almcs Overtoil at tr.e piano. An Interesting program was presented, centered n round Founders Day. Joe Langford ot the second grade, told the story of the "Gingerbread Man", Norma Jean Hall gave n musical reading. She was accompanied by Miss Virginia Echols. Tile Rhythm Band of the third grade gave tv;o selections. The Rev. Lyman T. Barger led devotions, closing with a reading, "At The Shrine of Sleeping Child- hcod" L Miss Matbel Taylor spoke on "Tnc Purpose and Present Day Significance of the Parent Teacher Movement." Miss Helen Shaw told "How The Ideals of Ihe Pounders Have Developed During Forty Years." Miss Irene Baniwcll talked on ttie "Service of the Parent Teacher Association to the Home.' The Potentialities of the Parent Teacher Movement" was dlscusse< by J. E. Mifeulre, superintend en of schools. Birth!i A son was bom Sunday morning 'eb. 13. nl tlie Dyess hospital, to tfr. (irul Mrs. W.'•!«. Jacobs. The bnby weighed nine and a lial rounds and has not vet beeil imm- cd. # « * Mr. nnd Mrs. Dale Burrls an he parents ot a son born at (In Dyess hospital Saturday, Feb. 12. The baby, not, yet numed, weighed eight and one Imlt pounds. Mrs. G. E. Bowls and Mrs, C. U. Mooney underwent major opera- lions at the\ Dyess hospital recently. Miss Malbel Tiiylor had guests from Paragoulcl Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Will Esswitie and daughter, WHinn. Miss Wanda Simmons, Mary Lynn Wallace, Martha Shrlver, Dean Moore, Dan Hunter rmd James Hayclen, all or Batesville, were visiting Coach George Hunter, Sunday. : Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Gales and family of Halls, Tcim. visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Funnel] this past week end. They, were; accompanied by Miss Evelyn Williamson, niece ot Mrs. Fen- ncll. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wiggins visited relatives In Wilson Sunday. Mrs. Walter Matlock entertained cr homo demonstration club with Valentine party Monday eve- Ing In honor of Mrs. Hnttle Gos- Woinan'A C'luU Me««s ^ The Woman's club met with Mrs. H. B. Mastcrson Monday when Mrs. Joe Kohn presented the pro- Brain, "Spring Fashions," a fashion show In which Patricia Simpson Misses Ester.Barkovlt/, Tuhle Alsup, Betty Ann Gctlings, Margaret Slrlcklin and Margaret SUmtll participated. Mrs. Houstln Buckley gnve a Inlk on Die new fashions and Mrs. W. T. Nctlicry'reports on the work done by the Spring Luncheon committee. Mrs. 11. Mnstcrson gave 'the nominating committee report, and plans wen made to raise money for the bane uniforms during tlie business scs I slon. Tlie valentine motif was usc< ' In tlie refreshments served by Mrs ). W. Goldej), Mrs. Blnir n\l-,kle nd Mrs. Tom Jennings. ' » * • Y. W. A. Meets MIK. Glu Stanni entertained th Y. W. A. .Monday evening. Durln lh° business session plans v;cr imda fur Hie week of prayer nn the Standard of Excellence was cussed. Valentine favors listed th iirogrnni given on j-'orelgn missions.! Valentine games ivero played and ' refrp.shiiK'iils served. Mrs, (lolileu Entertains Mrs. J. W. Golden entertained with a Saturday luncheon in honor of Afrs. A. W. Byrcl and daughter, Miss Ruth, of Memphis. A three course menu was sewed, and (lowers wore given us favors. * * • Lydii Slentz Complimented Lydla Slentu, on her fifteenth birthday Saturday, was honored with a dance by her mother,'Mrs. H. A. Slentz. Gifls were presented <tncl n iilate lunch served. NMEPlTCP |l?,OOO WHICH HE SPENT IN oe Y€AR BEING- OT9T/4F5T IN PICTURES EXPERT MARKSAWN- Methodl-st.'cliiiWi will mcet^ltl i Mrs.' R. li; Hawklns.^Tuesday. The 4-H Club .attended the basket, ball tournament in Manila Friday. Mr.-and Mrs. H. Williamson, of Flat Lake community, spcr.t the «'Wk end with Mrs. Fred Decker, 'Misses Alberta and Hazel Walkei are visiting relatives In pampa, ex. Mrs. Lillle Dunawny, of Blythe- vllle, spent Sunday with Mrs, N. J, Jones, her sister. N O T I C K I alters testamentary on the Es- lale of Olio Bradberry, deceased v.ere fironted to the undersigned on the Hill day of January, 1938 by Ihe Probate Court of tin ChU:kasawba District of Mississippi County,'Arkansas. All persons having claims! against saftl estate are required to oihiblt llirm properly auUienll-, vatnl lor allowance to Ihe under-' Elgnfd us executrix of tnid estate tefcre tlie end of one year from the date, of -the -granting of .the leUers exeeutorflilp upon; said' es- late, rind .it evih claim:! ye not so presented tliey will h» forever burred. . . , . - • .. MATTIE J3RADBERRY, Exeoutriy. of 'lie Will nf Otto EraUherry, Deceased mid & Evruw, Altyi. QUALITY FOODS MEATS GROCERIES We pay highest prices on poultry at all times. * SAVE u MONEY AT GAMES MKT. 118 W. Main Mr. and Mrs. Elon Proffer, of Slkeslon, spent Fi'lday with Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Sanders. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wrady, of Obion, Term., are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Larson. * Miss Flora Hlersch is spending the week in Farminglon. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Herrcll and daughter, Hattle, spent Sunday in .en. Miss Irene Bnrmvcll led in amcs and heart contests. The Eighth Grade of the Center cliool, sponsored by Miss Laverne ioklen entertained with a theater mrty Monday night. Tlie entire raup . attended the first show at he Dyess theater nnd then went o the. cafe for refreshments. Mrs. A. J. Trobough of Ml. Ver- 1011, Ark., is staying at the E. J Hatzell home on Roosevelt Roa I'hlle her daughter, ..Mrs. Hatzel s in the hospital for ob- iervation and treatment. Mrs. Lloyd Cox, sponsor for '1-H club number 10 entertained the boys nnd girls with n Valentine Huffman rbyrd and Jonesboro visiting relu- ivcs nnd friends. * Mrs. Teko McCollnm and dangh- er, patty, s|icnt the week end In Jape oirardeau with Dr: and Mrs . W. Berry. Knelbert Davidson participated in he Qolden Gloves tournament in St. Louis the first of the week. John Randolph, who is convalescing- from an Illness, lind as his ;uests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Jake Kneibert and Mrs. W. R. Moore of Cape Girardcau. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Morgan returned Wednesday from JelTersoh ity. Earnest Teaguc, of Memphis,', spent Sunday with Miss Irene Warth, who is ill from influenza. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Nethery spent Sunday in Poplar Bluff with Mr. and Mrs. Mayes Chism. Mrs. T. L. Suddarth spent the week end in Memphis, accompany- in^ Mrs. Ann Brown and daughter, Mildred, of Deering, who went to Tupelo, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Doscn Wells and son, Dosen, jr., and Mrs. Irene Hargraves and children are in Orlando, pla.,;vlsitlng relatives. Miss Martha Reynolds, of Cape Girardeau, '.spent the week cud with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Reynolds. KM. Webb, of Lake Cormorant, Miss., is the guest of his son, Johnnie, for an indefinite visit. Dr. Robert Ray. o fEarle, conducted services at the Baptist church Sunday. Mrs. Charles George and children are leaving this wetx ro join Mr. George, who Is employed in Bnk- crsville, Cat. Johnnie Webb was the guest of his sister, Mrs. W. A. Richardson, in Lake View, Miss., last week. .Half Moon News Bobby Ingram, Mrs. Jack Emery, and Mrs. Albert Hoskins are ill. Mrs. John Buck Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Earl Walker, in Blytheville. Mr. and'Mrs. Berl White entertained a number of their friends with a party Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams, of Gosnell, were guests of Mrs. Nora Llghtfoot Sunday. The Missionary society of the IT COSTS LESS- To let us KEEP your 'icar in shape than it does to repair it after it has broken down. Increase the value of your car and LET US KEEP 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. Oldsmnbile & G.M.C. Trucks & Trailers Sales and Service 307 E. Main St. ' Phone 329 Tlie car of J. destroyed by fire H. Adams was Saturday night. Lone Oak News The Lone Oak 4-H club pnvtl- cipated in the tournament held in Manila Friday. • Mr. .and Mrs. Herman McLcrxl have moved to Louisiana. The Rev. W. P._ Flowers will hold services Saturday; night and Sunday 'night. Miss Revenia Walters, of Memphis, arrived Saturday to visit her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walters. Ms. Charlie Hart and Mrs. Herman Hart and baby were in -Manila Friday. Regular services were held at the Methodist church Sunday. Wilson Forrest was ill last week. Driver Grove Mews party in the club room the community building, Monday eve- ilng, Feb. H. The room was decorated with the Valentine motif find the hostess served fruit to Ihe group. Games, and conlcsls vero enjoyed unlll a late hour. Rev. Lymnii T. Bargcr enter- alned a troop of boy scouts in Memphis Saturday. Mrs. Jimmic Bass is In Helena visiting her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Haggard, and Mr. Bass' parents, Mr. and Mrs. N T. Bass. Mrs. W. N. Yount of Memphis Is visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Marvel). Clcve Tankersley spent Monday in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Colter, of Blythcville, spent Sunday with T. Z. Galnes. Mrs. Gladys Skelton had as her guest Wednesday J. B. Fisher, of Portagevillc. Bill Skelton and Newt Fislier sylpnt (Sunday With Mrs. Frank Skelton, in Blythevillc. Military training has been compulsory for more than 50 years at Hie Ogontz School for Girls, near Philadelphia. A Three Days' Cough Is Your Danger Signal No matter how many medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cold, or bronchial irritation, you can I get relief now with Crconmlslon. I Serious trouble may be brewing and you cannot afford to take a chance with any remedy less potent than Cr'eomulsion, which goes right to th£ seat of tlie trouble and aids nature to soothe and heal the inflamed mucous membranes loosen and expel tho germ-laden phlegm * Even if other remedies have failed don't be discouraged, try. Creomul- sion. Your druggist is authorized to refund your money if you arc not thoroughly satisfied with the benefits- obtained from the very first bottle. Creomulsion Is one word—not two, and it has no hyphen in It. Ask for it plainly, see that the name Leave ••I •;:<:•' meetings spread through! ou-.Detroit - that .both employer and. employe must be redeemed JrorA a spiritual breakdown that Lay! rea ' rallUre ° f the "Every century has v its wakening, its great religious r vival,' says Dr. Norris. "This century Is a third gone-it is "ng overdue. I am concerned for our J-oung people. Either Communist V i SENTRY he past summer u/»v Nprris left his pastoral work to Jils three ministerial and 35 lay assistants and went to Europe preaching in Berlin without hindrance, but being unable to enter" Russia. He thinks they had been warned of his attacks on the sov- „let system. W WASHED |% AXOLIZER COAL ''OUST TREATED" U %§^^J^kh When rafts are placed In waJcr Jr*qu«nt«l by muskrats, It has ' been' louud that the rats oulcUy Jaks'.adTmUw of the floata as a tender their homes. by <he WAXOL Process try our NEW SENTRY COAL this tlmm It's prepared in America's Most A - ** . Modern Preparation Plant We S7.00 tOH Guarantee Every Ton. GAY & BILLINGS PHONE 76 on the bottle Is nreoinulsion, and you'll get tlio genuine product nnd the relief you want. (Adv.) FREE! FREE! License time is here, only a few more days left. •. We will buy your 1938 state license for any car listed below— No. 8—IMG Chevrolet Master Coupe $385 No. 13—193G Chevrolet Master Town Sctlan ..§415 No. 331A—li)35 Chevrolet Coupe—real buy S^WJ No. 383—1936 Chevrolet Town Sedan ..' 5375 No. .109—1931 Chevrolet Master Coach S^ll No. •128—1930 Chevrolet Master Coupe ?3»!> No. 4GG—1935 Chevrolet Coach S 295 No. 478— l!)3fi Chevrolet Master Town Sedan ..S-1J5 No. 4A—1931 Ford Sedan $ld» No. R 251—1935 Ford V-S Deluxe Sedan $325 No. 472A—1935 Ford V-S Tourm* Tudor $29!> No. .',87—19,15 Deluxe Ford V-8 Couwe $335 —TKUCKvS— R-241—1931 Chevrolet C.C. Pickup Truck ....$21f> R-247—193G Chevrolet C.C. Pick-up Truck ....$325 No. 2—1936 Ford V-S Deluxe C.C. Pick-up Truck $325 No. 500-1}—193G G.M.C. Pick-up Truck $325 Easy G. M. A. C. Payment Plan Your Present Car as Part or All of Down Payment TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET 00. Phone 633 at home 'She is a dangerous guide for your shopping tours, this fickle lady. Let her smile, and bargains may be yours. But let her frown—or.even lose interest—and you are likely to pay more than you should, or bring home disappointing merchandise.. . .. • Thrifty shoppers long ago left this unreliable lady in the lurch. They now plan their shopping tours as carefully as a master navigator, plots, his. course. Their weather charts are news of sales and up-to-the hour information on new merchandise and today's prices. Where do they get this money-saving'inform- ation in advance? From a source at your own fingertips this very minute! Simply turn to the advertising pages of this paper. Settle down in your favorite chair, and look for the things you intend to buy on your next shopping trip. You'll be surprised at the number of them advertised. Compare descriptions, compare prices, and you will find out exactly where to get the things you want at your prices. So leave Lady Luck behind on your next shopping trip. Follow an ad-charted course instead, and enjoy safer shopping, with more and better merchandise for your money. \ 1) si

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