The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 31, 1956 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 31, 1956
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 81, 1986 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWI PAGE THREE Once4-H Champ, Shirley Still Tops Keiser Girl Eligible For Overseas Trip By EDNA BROW.V Have you ever wondered how anyone gets interested in one thing and advances in it? This is a story of a girl who, when in the 6th grade at school was impressed by a 4H girl friend. She wanted to excel! in something and considered this her opportunity. She was self-conscious because she wasn't talented in the things to which her friends were excelling. . She became Interested, in 4H work, now she is known over the entire state for her excellent work in 4H. This girl is Shirley Jaquelyn Heard, daughter of Mr..and Mrs. Carl Heard of Etowah, Ark. She is now 21 and a senior at the University of Arka*as where she is a Home Economics major. Many people in the county know Shirley or have heard of her, as she is, one of the most outstanding •4H girls in the county. ' She is still .working- hard. Here are a few of her college activities other than her regular curriculum. She is a member of the Agri Student Assn, and the Women's Recreation Assn. Sings in the Methodist Church Choir, is a member of the Wesley players (which is a religious dra ma organization), is a member and co-chairman of a committee of the Wesley Foundation, a member of the Colhecon Club and The University Chorus and chairman of Religious Interviews, and song leader of the 4H house where she lives. One of First Shirley was one o'f the first girls in the State to qualify and be signed up to live in this 4H house. To be able to live there you have to be an honor student with a gooc record of 4H work in high school This house is well known by the women of Arkansas as the women of the Home Demonstration Clubs over the state made it possible to be built. It is for the purpose of maintain ing an economical home away . from home where their daughters can Jive and go to school. This building houses 42 girls who live as one big family with a house mother, Mrs. Jess Williams affectionately known as Mother Jess. The girls do duties and rotate each week. They have a cook, but make their own breakfast, serve all meals and keep their own \rooms. They can live th.ere for S40 • a month. In this beautiful brownstone house, they are still in need of some salad forks and ice tea spoons. The pattern is Betsy Ross, obtained with Betty Crocker coupons. The latest improvements in the house are a washer and dryer, a deep freeze and an automatic food mixer. As A 4-H'cr To briefly review a portion of Shirley's 4H work while in high school in Keiser where she graduated in 1952 with honors. Her projects were cotton, clothing, recreation, health, leadership, cooking and personality improvement. And she certainly excelled in all these things. The profit from her cotton crop after all expenses, went into the bank to pay for her college education. She became State clothing leader and won first place in a dress at the Trl-state Fair. She participated in various radio programs, writing the script for them, and was local, county and state song-leader. She was a delegate to the National Congress in Chicago where she served as junior leader in a discussion group, bringing back to her local group many of the things she had learned. She also won third place in the state on personal improvement. But the award that Shirley won, that she thinks has helped her the most is the Danforth Scholarship which allowed her to go to Camp Miniwanca at Stoney Lake Michigan. She has attnded this camp for four summers, graduating this summer. » The last three years she has been counsellor for younger girls, winning a campership in older girls camp. This is a Christian leadership non denominational camp where they stress a four-fold life: increasing abilities of mental, social, physical and religious capacities Si'i-'nindred ?;irls form 4H groups nil over t*e world attend this camp eac:i year. Shirley says it has broadened her goals on life, by sitting down and examining her goals and ideals and taking a good look at her future. Offices Here are some of the offices that Shirley has held during her years of 4H work in high school. She was local song leader, local leader, State song leader, county vice president, and county junior leader. Shirley's name and fame has been published in almost every PH- per in the state and the mid-south. She thinks if you are a young girl or boy in school you could do nothing better than joining up with a 4H group and working hard for the principles the club stands for. Her sister, Christine, 14,' is following In Shirley's footsteps. She is now the vice-president of the county federation. Practice Shirley has.had six weeks tram. Shirley Heard ing teaching off-campus at Gentry, Ark. She is planning to teach home economics, but before beginning in her chosen career she would like very much to take advantage of! Youth Get Life For Robbery That Netted 12 Cents WORCESTER, Mass. (S>) — Five well-groomed youths,' aged 15 to JO, today were under life sentences in state prison after they admitted slaying an unemployed painter in a robbery that netted them only 12 cents. They were sentenced after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. The youths are Richard P. Pel- Ion, 20; George S. Patenaude, 19; Donald C. Magnuson, 18; Robert K. St. John, 17; and Robert P. Wesson, 15, all of Worcester. The victim was T. J. Tex Holder, 46, whose battered body was found in a park last July 26. John E. Nephews, 70, who was with Holder at tne time, said the attackers beat Holder with a whisky bottle in a robbery that yielded 12 cents. Snakes Grounds Stolen Sheep Stop Classes SAN DIMAS, Calif. (If)— The sign at California State polytechnic College rend: "No sheep raising class today. No sheep." James Oxley, superintendent 61 farm anlmnln, reported to sheriff's deputies that a nheop worth $25 wns mlMlng from Ita barn stall. a trip abroad as a goodwill ambassador. One person from the county 4H group can make this trip. There will be two trips this year, one in June and one in the fall each for f've months. ' In order to go she must have $700.00 financial support. So far' that has not been obtained. Up to this time 'only two persons from the state have been selected' to make this trip. For Divorce DENVER Ifi — Judge Joseph E. Cook dissolved a 15-year marriage yesterday after Mrs. Marion Ellsworth Woodsmansee, 32, testified her husband, 33, had forced her to live in a cave inhabited by snakes. •'Snakes wee crawling all over the place," she said. "They crawled over the back of the cupboard and my nerves broxe when they crawled over the baby." Japanese POWS To Be Freed TOKYO VP) — Report* from J»pan's overseas diplomat* indicate that most of the 431 Japanese war criminals still held In Sugamo prison will be released by spring. Former lit. Gen. Kenryo Sato, director of the wartime MUtiary Affairs Bureau and the only Class A war criminal still imprisoned, is expected to be paroled about April. He was one of 18 major war criminals sentenced to life imprisonment by the joint Allied international military tribunal..Seven others were executed. Of the 430 Class B and C war criminals till in Sugamo ,at'least 350 are expected to be released outright or paroled before June, a government source said. Prison Benefit Show Had Reason DALLAS (IP) — Inmates at the Seagoville Federal Correctional Institute had special reason to put on a top performance at their annual March of Dimes benefit show iast night. A 35-year-old fellow prisoner, who was to hfLve been the master of ceremonies for the show, became ill last week. Saturday he was diagnosed as having polio. Last night's show was dedicated to the victim. Pie in Face For Charity SEDAHA, Mo. «PJ — Station KDRO-TV, staging a money-rais Ing program for the polio fund b> taking telephoned pledgee, got this offer from one viewer: He would pay $5 to see Patrolman Leroy Kidwell get hit in the face with a pie. Police Chief Edgar Neighbors, or. the program, called Kidwall oul of bed and summoned him to the TV station. . "Not for $6," Kidwell demurred, "But I'll do it for $50." Calls started pouring in, anc when the pledges reached $65 Kidwell got pipped in the puss with a pie. KidweU writes overtime parknig tickets six days a week. Mailman Saves Children's Lives HOUSTON yp>—Postman Thomas Autzen made two special del on his mail route yesterday that were above the call of regular duty. Spotting a burning duplex on his route, Autzen, 41, entered the flaming building to carry Pamela Rebecca Cloud, 3, and her sister, Phyllis Key Cloud, 2, txj safety. C. J. Wiles, 40, a bus mechanic, rescued their brother, Johnnie Franklin Cloud, 5. It takes 25 tons of coal to make one ton of titanium. PENNEY! Cotton Hit More styles! Fabrics! Colors! More of Penneny's wonderful daytime dresses at just ...j.^.^.,...^^. TOMORROW! Penney's biggest cotton dress event of the year! See fabulous yarn-dyed cottons, gingham checks and plaids, polished chambrays, denims, more! Marvel at the outstanding fashion details, — 5 yard sweep skirts, costly trimmings, all - around pleats! Pick a whole closet-full of Brentwods to live, work, lounge in every busy minute of the bay! Pay Just 2.79 Each! Whatever style you. choose ... Whatever size you wear, from a junior size 9 to an extra size 53! Tabbed pastel gingham check, "Zeset" finished for crease and shrink resistance. Pink, blue, or hello. Sizes 12 to 20, 14!i to 24!4. Lace-frosted gingham check in soft pastels—pink, blue or hello.. Button front coat style . . . Sanforized* for lasting nt. Sizes 9 to 17, 12 to 20, 14',4 to 24',4. •Maximum shrinkage 1%. Pastel gingham check has white eyelet embroidery at bodice and pockets. Sanfor- Ibed* combed yarn fabric In ' pink, blue, or hello. Sizes 12 to 20, I4',4 to 24V4. •Maximum shrinkage 1% Gingham pUld coat dress with pearllzed buttons down the front, looping trimmed collar and pocke'ts, 1» San- forized* for lasting nt. Sizes 12 to 20, 14'4 to 24'4, 46 to 6*. •Maximum ihrlnkag* 1% 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.79 Store's Hours 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Weekdays - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays 39-Year-Old Grandmother Gives Birth to Triplets PITTSBURGH («—A 39-year-old the Initials of Sewickley Valley Hos- who has 11 otherl pita!. She promptly named tlwm Stephen James. Vernon Alex ind Harlon Bernardo. grandmother, children, is the new mother of triplet boys. Mrs. Huldah Vos of Ambridge gave birth to the triplets in Sewickley Valley Hospital yesterday. She had twins Feb. 1, 1954. The triplets weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces, 5-11 and 5-14, a total of 17 pounds. Mrs. Vos, who said she was divorced last Nov. 24, now has 11 boys and three girls. Another child died 13 years ago. Only three of Mrs. Vos' 11 older children are living with her. Mrs. Vos was in a quandary over names for the triplets until a newspaper reporter suggested she use Texas has more than 45,000 mllet of state-maintained highways, W per cent paved. Hew To Hold FALSE TEETH —More Firmly in Place Do your false teeth annoy and embarrass by slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, laugh or talk? Just sprlnlcle a little PASTEETH on your plates. This alkaline (non-acid) powder holds false teeth more nnnJy and more comfortably. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEETH today at »ny drug counter. NOTICE City Auto and Truck License are due and payable during the month of January. After January 31 a penalty of 50c per tag will be added to the cost, the first ten days. After Feb. 10th a penalty of $1.00 per tag will be added. For your convenience, the City Clerks office will be open Saturday PM, January 28th, and Monday and Tuesday night, January 30th & 31st. Please display your license on car or truck to aroid confusion when the officers start a check of cars A trucks without city license. CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE DATED: Jon. 25, 1956 THRIFTY BARGAINS FOR FEBRUARY DISH PAN flexible polyethylene, Do«i not mar or scratch, 1014 quart ili«, Red or yellow. WASTE BAIKffT , Flexible poly.lhylenn wilS (Cm. Capacity—16 quartt. In. red, y«4- low or white. CLOTHES DRYER 23 fee) of drying jpace. Take! up little room. Uie in laundry, bath or basement. Sal. $019 Price Ai ELECTRIC IRON Fast Heating with air handle. Accurata heat Full chrome finish. Regular $/L87 $7.95 O cooled lector. ELECTRIC HEATER This ton type healer will flood the room with warm air. Deeplon. copper finish. 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