The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1937 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 9, 1937
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PAGE-'TWO ,• , BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.). COURIER 'NEWS Body of Aged Mail Who Drowned in 1 Rescue At* tetn'pt Unclaimed LEAQHVILLE, ,Ark.— Tho body of a -6'4-ycar-old- rnaii, Mvho perished while attempting lo save the occupanU of nil over-turned boat from drowning In flood waters near here, will be burled in a pauper's grave unjess funds ore provided from some' source for a better", burial. It was on January 21, well over a month ago that W.H, Tlbbetts, aged resident of the Milllgan Ridge community, was 'drowned. Tlbbetts was hovering nround a roaring fire 'where < other refugees huddled together for comfort as they were brought in fiom the Klsner Corner community low lands in" motor and paddle boats on a cold night 'during the peak of (lie flood. "An incoming boat, loaded with women and children swerved agninst n. power line pole, causing the occupants to shift suddenly about in.(he-boat. In a flash the craft had overturned, plunging the occupants Into the, Icy flood Waters. Tibbclts heard the screams of-the women and children. Dtaogntduig warn- Ings that the current was too swift to attempt to gel them out, the 64-year-old man sprang Into the swirltng water's; more than oi\ feet"deep. , ' < The current' quickly pulled him under. When' the excitement of the boat mlsliap had subsided several hours Inter'*' searchers ' found the body Of-Tibbetts n lew feet fioni fthcijj) he had plunged. Into: the vvatcr • Hs body, held at the Howai'd Undertaking company morgue here lias been uhclalmcd by relatives' First Presbyterian Church Installs Pipcless \0rgan The Everett Orgatron, the "plpc- ess organ" purchased -some time go by Hie First Presbyterian church, was installed today. The lew electronic instrument, which is iquiyalent to a pipe organ baying en sets of pipes arid costing ap- •roxlmatcly $i,coo, has the same Ize console as a pipe organ but jvstead of the pipes, there Is u 'tone outlet." This organ, which !ost $1800, was given by members of the church. The solid walnut console was ilaccd in the church auditorium on he west side of the altar, in the )!ace where the piano has been for many years, and the tone outlet vas Installed in the arch. The console was (oo large lo fit in the >lace originally built for an organ. This lone outlet Is n square like ;ox, the "speaker" holding 'four Jensen speakers. , Mrs. p. B. joyncr. pianist at the murch for n number of years, will >lay the organ for the special »Eas- cr "service, Mnrch 28. It Is probable, however," that n uuest crgan- st will play for the services before 'hat tiros. It has becil decided Ihal /he concert, scheduled to have been given by the Idlewild prcsbyl-crjnn :hurch choir of Memphis at tho, lime the organ was Installed, will !iot be given now but will be presented.'during tho first-week of May us a community project In •jalebratlng National Music Week. iNlLFBR W. I. Kinningham Of ' War'del! Pneumonia 'Victim STEELE MO-Word has becnjrc- celved here of the death of vf I Kinnlngham'of Wardelplast w«ck after a. shorf illnewof pneumonia Mr Kinmngham, a promhtent farmer of Wardell, lived m this vleiultv. until two years ago, He is the father of Mrs Biron Weaver of this city, nho lias also been seriously ill with .pneumonia The body was brought to the Ml Zlon cemetery near stcelo foi burial He Is survived bj his jytfe, five children, sldney'ot Texas, Prank of Blythevllle, Mrs Weaver of stccle Roy and Troy at home, and two sterj-chUdren,,Mrs Fnyc Bishop and J B Klnnijjgfciim of fill? vicinity Steele Civic ChibTo Visit Cooler School STEELE,-'Mo—The Commercial club of this city has accepted tin Invitation to visit the home economics department of Cooler high school at their nc\t meeting \\hich will be held on March 10 The Cooler class, U direction of their supenlsor, Miss Settle demons and Supt. Jack Wimp, .will serve the usual banquet The club will pay similar visits to classes at Holland, Deernig ana stcele Ben F. Williamson of Denton Community Dies STEELE, Mo-Ben F. William™"> 1B ; °< the Dentou community, died at his home Monday after a lengthy illness Funeral sen ices v)ere held this afternoon at hU home and interment was made m the family cemetery nearbj Besides his parents. Mr. and Mrs Randolph Williamson he is survived by a small E l£t er an(1 se brothers Oak Ridge Baby Dies STEELE. • Mo.-Gencva, jear-old daugnter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Wesd, died at their home in the' Oak Ridge community Monday hl™, r . a shor tineas of pneumonia • and complications Funeral services were held today with interment at Horth Sawba cometerj near Blythcville Her parents and several brothers and sisters survive Planet Venus Visible 'In Late Afternoon . . associate direc ,. C ^"f astron <««y at the te. sa ,d the planet can be easily S een about, 3 o'clock m : h HANNA | FUNERAL 'HOME ; >*5 .J A, beautiful and sympathetic ;.; service, at. moderate cost. j;. ' Ambulance | '-*V Service - -•- N. 1st I'houc 58 '•.«„« <« »;«.«,.»„«-»»>>-+.»„«-»».»«_«_ Or. Homer Reynolds Opens School at Firsl Baptist Church Tiieic were ItS.'ivlio enrolled In the Baptist, Training Union nt the opening sessldn last the' First Baptist cluircli vvhei\ Dr. Ho-' mcr KevnoldS-, posloi-of the'Bnullst labernacle church nt uttlc Rock uns Introduced ns dean of 'the :chool ,In adflitloa to the enroll- iicnt Uiere were a number or'vis- itors, j . .This was the ." largest opcnlr> night enrollment since these trnln- \ng schools have liecn held here Tonight's meeting ivj]| be len- uircd with .(he showing of two reels of the 103B Baptist -Assembly nt Sltoam Springs, Ark,, when 'more than 1000 Baptist young people ga- tlicied for study ,and. meditation last summei. This vvllllbe followed by the rcgnlai study course vvltli the laoulty as aiv.iou;>ccd except that Miss Marjorlc •• yrir&r • Js di- lecling the junior department, ' In his opening address the Rev. Mr Reynolds spoke on "The Approved Workman" He salcl In part- Tlieie aie throe things to be considered First, we; must hnvc cilll- genre to study, second, «-e must, in that study, meet the approval or Qod, third that study must have is its goal 'no shame' so that in tic vvouis of God, 'the approved vorkimm will .therefore out Jtralght with the vvord of truth' '• , (Continued Prom Page l)- havlng been defeated earlier and reconsidered. Imlualry Commission Voted Tiie Iiouse voted yesterday to prohibit advertising of liquor, except In newspapers, and lo amend the Thorn liquor act to make the local option feature conform to the initiative and referendum amendment, but refused, by a vote of 31 to 49 to take action that vcould have permitted the Vcsey prohibition bill lo go lo the Senate. Tito vote on the Nichols measure was 07 to 13. The house in n night session that continued until 12:53 a.m., passed. 52 to n, an administration bill by i'rlce or Nevada to create an honorary commission to "foster and encourage the development of Industry and agriculture," At first,- Acting speaker Ward announced that the bill failed of passage by two voles but the ballot Wns sounded and announcement was made that it passed. The measure calls for the em- ployment'of an Industrial engineer nt $4,000 a year, a research chemist at $4,000 nixi n secretary (it, $2,400. lUcc net Tax Unchanged The hou$e defeated a bill by Wright ol Clark last night, which nought to Increase the'taxes npply- .Ing lo ,the operation of hprse race .tracks.. The measure received 47 afllnnn.lfve and 40 negative votes Fifty-one \vcre required for passage ;• Tlie Wright bill would have In- crensixl the r license fee for operation from $500 to $1,000, daily and the (ax on piri-mutu'el belting from five to,eight P31- cent. '-•' Onklnw' Hot Springs a< the only track operating hi Arkan- sns, would Oiavc been .the only one affected. , ' Crawford -of. Mississippi opposing the bill stiltl: "rregret to say thu' this gciicrn) n«embly has gone out with a-nnctooth comb to find somc- Ihing lo taxMn.the 1833 nnd 1535 sessions, the only taxes levied WOP those Hint were absolutely rrce-- sary. I'm.sorry lo shy that Is'!>•>• history.;.;No,- wonder ; thq -pcopl'c of the/state will-breathe a'-sigh dr relief •Mien this assembly adjourns Incrcnsod taxes brin'g about a wors'. and worse, condition in 111" stale"' Demonstration Notes Exploration of Moat At St. Augustine Begun WASHINGTON. (UP) -Excavation within Port Marlon National Monument, the oldest fortlflcaUon ' -!, Flu, Is Intended to locat/liie hies of n, htslorlc moat. The work hn s been approved by- he National Park Service and is xpscled lo establish Ihc lines of _ moat believed to have extended trom the citj gates ol St. Augus- Ine to Caslle San Marcos, which s now the Port Marlon monu- nem, thence westward to Ihc Sc- oastian River . The project is in charge ol ihe ot Augustine Hisloric.1] Survev .ponsorcd b s tl e ; Carnegie lust'l- utiou of Washington and local jroups Tlie dalrj co« (s accredited with eadmg all othet animals in mak- ng the most efficient use of foot) t consumes, according to the Bu- eau of Animal Industry. •BERN'AT" KNITTING -'VAKNS FREE INSTR'tlCTiONS New spring and summer yarns Latest Styles Classes, Friday, 2:30-p ' MRS. LESLIE HO.Ol' too Chlckasawba Photve 702 . .;rhe Cprml.;4:n : C lub .was caller o:, order , at- 10 yclock. Pridav March • 1 f, at tho . Cnrmi school Ilic following. ofricers.' were elected- Ruby Goodman, • garden' chairman- Hnzel Cnrson. cooking chairman- Wnyfu Houitbn, song leader.- and Agnes Houston, secretary. There wore:, six new. girls' 'prcs- cnl .and llirec boys. '. '•live subject of Ihe demonstration for the girls wns "Cooking" and each received ojie of Hie hew cook books printed by : ihe extension service 't'heJsuljjMt of 'the denionslra- AH-if l' l " c ? ting will -be held Dog Birlb Heconls Asked AUGUSTA, Me! "(UPJ-Dogs. as L" s bnhics ' would have birth ado" !( "' C Mnl " D Lc »' slali " c Dow, Jr. His-measure would have HI? **f°W". cr s fl'e notice'of-birth with munlcipnl assessors. ^Rcad Courier News want Ads LEFTY'S SERVICE STATION Arkansas-Missouri Line Shell Products Visit one of the most modern service stations in the South, A courteous staff r>E .attendants at your service 2* hours D-day. Many n«w foi- lures in this 1937 price sen* Ballon. Obanisr of foreign, dc* racssic. broad- ts,. police. aviation, Uur calls. Eitsy rii • Icnns and Hardaway Appliance Co. ' ; 'J. W.'Adams,Mgr. ' ' 2ml & Main Mrs. Edwin Robinson tlie Fred F.I c e m a ri s Make Improvements Enlargement, and Improvement of Blythevllle residences arc the principal building activities started this week. The W. L. Homers are enlarging ihclr house at 1200 chlcka- sawba Ave. by making the attached garage Into a second bedroom, converting the kitchen <"'- -V.-H---com and adding,-at-JJiO rear of the dining rou.... ^ >,_.„,.., ed gnrnge Is being built. The space occupied by the dining alcove in the kitchen vvjll be divided between the 'new dining room and kitchen, the entire house will b- re-rooicd and r»'l«corpt-'l on the interior and r outside.—Oak 1 floors, modern Duiu-in i = <uures mm Insulation boards to be used for .lie finished walls of Hie new rooms will add lo the house' which, .when completed, will be a, flve'roorn cottage. ; Mrs. Edwin-Robinson is making a third apartment out of her house, /Ol Chlckasawba Avc., which she ultl occupy. This was done by converting the lurgj porch on this .loiili and east into rfloms* and Bus- ing'a bedroom of the house.'-The ricsv apartment, which is ''to, bsi papered, will have a living room, bed-.111, breakfiist room aiiU .bath com, wllh a large storage, el ,nd a smaller bedroom", closet. All of the rooms will have oak floors, and built-in features.with a dressing (able in the bedroom and cabinets In the • kitchen. Mrs. Robin- .jn's house now has 13 rooms'-ln Oiu three-apartments. .The Fred Flecmans are shaving, fiia West Main St., r?- .icorated on the interior and outline. All of the'plastered walls arc islng painted a-bull "color and UK •:-j»Aiuork. ivory, except in'the klt- ;nen where a white and red color jchcme Is being used. The .outside J being repainted white. -V $• , Mrs. Flccman has furnlslieVl -her house In new furniture 1 , carrying out several periods. The living" room hns a Queen An'ne styls-'sola anu a. matching barrel chair, jthsi- pieces Include a Chippeifda'le cabinet. The dining room furniture 13 Chippendale and shc'hns n modern bedroom. The First Christian chutch. li-.being redccoraled on Ihe inlerior.'Th'o walls are being 'papered', and tft-2 ceiling -painled. '•.-•_' ;•/ Plumbing Needs Good Servicing for Satisfaction .The service.? of nn experienced plumber arc essential In conslruct- Ing or modernizing a home. The finest plumbing fixtures cannot give adequate service mite they are correctly Installed and unless th: supply, waste, and vent piping in tlie ivnlls and under Hie floor Is correctly designed and properly installed. Heavy expense Is avoided and tlie health of the family is protected if gaje fcr th: construction of a new home Ihc grade of lumber used i« carefully checked. plumbing Ilxlurcs, valves, pipe, and fittings of good qnallly arc inslall- cd under the supervision of a plumbing expert. In determining [he eligibility of houses for mortgage Insurance, the High Grade, Properly Cured Material Essential,to Long Ltfe The lumber that goes into the frame of a house will determine largely the future durability of the home Itself. Undrled lumber of Inferior grades is sure to shrink and probably warp during the slow dry- Ing process that will take place Federal Housing Admlnislrallon : over a long period. This shrinkage examines the Installation of plumb- ;»nd warpago will affect all the rest hlg and heating facilities. | of the house; plaster will crack, 1 doors and windows will stick, trim Joints will op2ii, plumbing and heating pipes will be forced out of Wide Doorways Add to Idea of Spaciousness line ' forml "E ..pockets winch prevent complete drainage in water .. , pipes and steam traps in steam A wide doorway from hall to pipes W lth n conssinient hammer- livmg room creates a lesllng of spa- Ing in the plp;s and blacking of clr- cioiisness. ]f n home owner con- culation so that some radiators will templates the widening of a nar- not heat, row doorway, however, he must! rp,,, . .... . first assure himself that vvalffram-1 tJ'f ca " be f oldc ^ '?''f \ by !.,„ M, --t.. „ , „. r-";"i thc us e of grade-marked lumber. Built-in Dressing Unit Is Convenient A modern bedroom has a dressing unit, comprising two closets two chests of drawers, and a dress- Ing table built into one end of the room. A large window is located over lh c dressing table, and mirrors of the same height nre set In tlie corner over tlis chests, between the window and the edge of thc closets. The closet doors have full- length mirrors which may be opened to give, a full-length vi3w. Built-in equipment may be included in homes built under the Insured Mortgage System of the Federal Housing Administration. Decorative Door Knobs Are Useful In the new home tbe doar knobs should bs decorative as well as firm and useful. Special atlenlion lo this small dataii i s suggested to the orcsncclivc omier of a new home. The F2-Jeral Housing Administration insure.? mortgages for home financing. Staggered Shelves for Narrow Closet Shallow closets have always been a problem, and the modern housewife . has tried many methods of converting them lo a logical use.'' Book shelves may be built in stag- Ber formation, with a tall vase or'.' stalije helping to nil In vacant. space. Lighting may be concealed'' in the top of the closet. When you ; nuy a home under the Insured : Mortgage System of the Federal Housing Admlnlstralion and want- to change the house to suit your'" needs, this suggestion might bs ' nelptul. , ; Head Courier News Want Ads IMl'HOVE VOUK PROPERTY NOW We'll help you secure a FHA loan. Wall Paper Paints - Varnishes Auto & Window Plate Glass BLYTHEVILLE PAINT and. AVALLPAPER CO. Gteiepe Blilg-. Phoni 880 Build Clinic at Lepanto y • . " ' LEPANTO, '-Ark.—W.ork was be- 3tin here Ihis week oh llieierec- .ton of a new brick clinic by.ff)r. •J. K. -Jones and h'is father,, .Dr. J. H. Jones. The clinic will cost approximately $4,000 and will i'bfc equipped for-inlnbr surgery. '.'•'•" The Federal Housing A-Jmiriis- tration lends no money. It insures Cans made by private financial .institutions operating ui\cler provisions of the National Housing Act. may bs carried out under thc terms of the Insured Mortgage .Srstsm 01 tha Federal Housing . Administration. Flower Boxes Can Be Built in Sills Flower, boxes may b? built into the sill Inside thb window If you yearn for 'a. garden nil year 'round. The boxes can bs lined with copper and drains extended through ths wall to the -ground outside. You may plan for this type of decoration when you build a home under the Insured Mortgage Syslem of the; Federal- Housing Administration. '. ••' - • proof paper. Except In unusually dry weather, lumber that has been well dried before coming on the job will pick up some moisture even with the best I of. care, but if it is well dried to I start with, and is not subjected to aclual soaking. It wil! dry out rath- •er quickly and will not change in volume enough to make an appreciable difference. When the PIIA insures a-mart- ELECTRtO A ACETYLENE" WEIL: Shelves Between ."'"•;" Rooms Practical -. Sometimes shelves - may , be buill m'between .two rooms. If the walls of a house arc-fairly thick,-there is often room r or shelves at either end of a- double doorway leading from hying- to dining room, n you havs books that you vyould like to display in this fashion, consult your , architect when building a home:under tiic Insured Mortgage System of.the Federal Honsin™ Administration: The fireplace .should bo so located in a living room that the furniture wlncn is grouped around It will net be in the direct line of traffic between the doors. There was is lirr.s vvr.en buildinj money and mortgages for navv liomc; xvcrc nol very plentiful . . . Fortunately this periccl is over. We have icliabb info;;nilion as !o I.Sj source of equibble low-cosl home loans for owners vvno are now ready to go ohceti. - This informalion is yours for the asking it doco nol mean an-/ obli:2lion On your pjr!. AT BEST PRICES PROMPT SERVICE Barksdale.Mfg. Co, PHONE 19 TEHRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. . Abstracts,, lands & Loans E. M. Terry, Pres. and Blgr. BIylhcvlUc, Ark. . . Fhone 617 Put your house in good condition this spring. If you contemplate doing any remodeling, painting or repairing we will help you plan tho work and estimate the cost. Quality Building Supplies LUMBER CO. Phone 40 Phone :m 3 Piece Walnut 1 Finish Vanity, Bed & Chest 2 Piece All Molwir Overstuffed. TOfh Beautiful Wood Carvings Blytheville, Ark.

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