The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1937 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, March 18, 1937
Page 3
Start Free Trial

THURSDAY, • MAUC1I 18, 1937 BT,YtnF!VILI,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE; [||j j Bringing Church Services to Sitdowners Mother Dies While Mrs. : N. W. Helm Altencls Rites for Daughter CAIIUTHERSV1LLE, Mo., Mnr. 18.—Tragedy visltc<l (he N. W. Helm home here twice within three diiy-s. their daughter, Dorothy Savers'Helm. 23, dying Tuesday ut a Memphis hospital and Mrs. Helm's aged mother, Mrs. I.ucy Agnes Sayers, of Fort Worth, Tex, succumbing suddenly of shock and n heart attack at the family home Wednesday afternoon while Mr. and Mrs. Helm were attending funeral services for their daughter! Mrs. Saycis Is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Helm and Mrs. Alice Card, the latter of Phoenix, Arl/., and two .sous, John T. and Joe O. Bayers of Fort Worth, anil nine grandchildren. Fundrul services are to lie held tomorrow at the Shannon Funeral Home, Fort Worth, for Mrs. Sayers, 84. ller.pnrents prominent residents of Carulhcrsvjlli! mid her .fiillier well known in the cotton trade . throughout the mid-south, Miss Helm was a popular member of thu younger set here. She graduated form ' the local high school and hiid attended n beauty school here. She was assistant organist for Ihi! Presbyterian church. She. apparently had been in fail- health but pneumonia developed after she had undergone an operation in a Memphis hospital and she/'rm>vered. At her bedside was her former husband, Maurice Thomas of Portageville. She Is survived by her parents, a daughter, Betty ,-^eal Thomas. an uncle. Clyde Helm of Fort Worth, antf two aunts, who live iiv Texas. loans from the Disaster Loan Cor- Thc Rev. Wayne Gray official- nsrntlon. cd at the funeral services, held ,nt[ These loans will be made for vc- the Presbyterian -church, and in-I pairing dwellings destroyed or dam- termenl was made at Little Prairie ased by the recent flood aucl also Caruthersville Jaycees Will Elect Officers CARUTIlEnSVILLE, Mo., Mnrcli 18.—The nomliKilIni; committee of Ihe Junior Chamber of Commerce, which will elect officers ut Its first aimnnl meeting, Monday, Mnrcli ao, has selected for Hie various officers. Thoy are: I'r'-slclsnt—l.lo.vil Itojjcrs and Hoy Harper. Vlrii-piv.slilent — J. A, llayden Uyiuii Wiml. Jcre Klimsbury. Ki'vordlni; xecreliiri'—John Ellis, Miisgrnvo. Clyde irni'pcr. Cli'dis Dohopie and llriicc llsh- «r. incnrnbeiit-s. were nomlnntcil for financial secrelary anil treasurer, respectively. • »iri'ctora—Kelfx Kyle, Uonard linhiugli, nr. C. C. Cn.slles, nob- trl Mehrle. Chcimberlntn — Earl I.OIIB, Joe 11'/ llniley. R. I,. Ward . • . . •I'|i« niii.-tinliiK presidi'iil Is Hul)l Mehrle. Holland School Victor . in County Drama Meet Church services Had come to the sit-down strikers of the Kereheval plant of the Chrysler Motor Corporation In Dttrnit when this picture was made as strikers sang, bowed heads in prayer mm listened to the Rev. O. J. Nease in what probably was the first sit-down .strike church service. 'Hie pastor took his church orchestra anil a small choir into the phnl for the service. Will Take Applications for\ Flood Repair Loans Harold Spiccr. county supervisor of the Resettlement Administration, has announced that he will be at the county courthouse. In the oflic? of t!'e county agricultural agent, here Friday and Saturday for the purpose of taking applications for Ren cation Center Opened In Lilly Street Building cemetery. The high .school girls'', for replacement or repair of u ,.._ ] mission on Lilly street, winch the quartet and Mrs. Virginia Litzel- \ nitiirc and other household goods.' Flrsl B "l> asl clulrch has donated i Assisting Mr. Spicer will be \V. A plan lo develop a complete j music by Mrs. Sanders, Toys me* recreation program has been'iilEo needed to amuse the children. launched here as a WPA project [ in nmklng the announcement of the recreation center, Mrs, Me- KnighL emphasised that this project is for everyone In Blyllievllte who cares to* u!tend, no maUer In what, part of the city they live nnd whether or not they are connected with the WPA In imy way. under (he direction of Mrs. R. L. McKntght, city supervisor. Miss Clarice Little, of Keiser, Is comity recreational supervisor. Tlie first of these projects is the recreation center tit the Baptist mission on Lilly street, which the feincr rendered vocal numbers with Mrs. Redman Dunham at the organ. Pallbearers were: Ray Beck of Blytheville. Ed James, Tommy Tipton. Leon Scott, Carl Baskin, Roy Harper, Felix Kyle and Dr. C. C. Castles. The following were flower girls: Misses Marie Mary Myrtle McArthur of Cottonwood Point, Mary Mehrle, Martha McElvain and Mesdomes Edith Wilson. Robert Hawkins, Paul Mehrle, Dewurd Smith and Mitchell Wise. Gladys Green, Jo Juda, Stanek, Marjorie Prince, HGPEDALE. Mass. (UP)—The "Me and My Wife" dancing cliib of this town has started its 22nd consecutive season. Tim club was started by a few neighoorly. married couples In the town as a get- together. --itiMl ~~FOR ~ STUFFY HEAD A fe\v cl i ops up each nositil teduces sxvollen membranes, clears away clog- fling niiu-us. biiujjs u'l'K'onu' relief. VlCKSVATRONOl 3Oc double quantity 50e V. Evans' field representative of the DisaMei Loan Corporation, who will assist him in giving information and preparing applications. Mr. Spicer and Mr, Evans will be at Osceola Monday, Tuesday an3 Wednesday, am! will return to llly- theville Thursday, Friday ami Saturday of next week lor the completion of any oilier applications. Will Hold Open House ; , , at Hayti CCC Camp CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.—Company .3141 of the CCC at Hayti, will hold "open housa" Sunday nfter- noon, April 4. More than 1.000 gu/sts are expected ta visit the camp; \vhich is considered a model Prof. p. j. Lambert and his Junior Symphony Orchestra of this city will give a concert, u^ginn at, 2 o'clock, and il is planned to have Softball games during the af- ttrnoon, probably bjlween team* picked from the nayti Lions club and the Canithersville Rotary club . Mo.. -Halland iil'ih school dramatic tenin ><p n'i (h'st rtlacn In t v !« annunl INMII- iscot County Dramatic meet at the nlijh .school niKlllorliiin •fuc.sdny "i<!iit. C:iruthersvil!c was second. Deerinjj third HIM crmcord fourth Other contesting sclirois vveiv Iln.v- II, Steele, Cooter, Wurdcll. Upton Palmer. Instructor in (lie neiv .speech schoo lot Ctinc olrar- ucai, stale Teachm college, was Juilue. The winning team will rcu- resciil this cotinty at the Southeast Missouri Dramatic meet to he nclrt Inter this spring ut Caiie Gl- rardeau. nu!h Drake, Carutlu'rsville, and Junior nnrneu. Hnllnnd. were picked as tho best ylrl iitul boy char- ncler porlraycrs of Ihc learns en- te'i'd. respectlvelv. Holland's play was "Swamp Kpir- '" Ci"-iilhersville iire.^eiited "Not Qiilc Such a Cioose." "or use in this work and which is expected to provide wholesome lec- reation and constructive learning "or men, women and children. Ad- oitnng the recreation center is a ball park, the use of which was rto- lated by Mrs. C. E. Crigger. Local nerchants provided equipment which could not be purchased with WPA funds. A "Bo Peep" play group for small children, under the direction of Mrs. Monte Sanders and Mrs. Ellen Acton, ts to ba held throughout, tlie day. Mothers are" urged to leave their children hcrc'while they shop or visit. Each Tuesday afternoon, from 2 until 4 o'clock, Mrs. McECiilght is ir.r/,ructiii§ women in sewing, fancy work and nnllt making with work, on display to be \ised as patterns. Girls will be CanitliersvUle Society— Personal given lessons hi sewing on Satur- II. * 1'. W. Club Has Meeting A two-course dinner was served at the Presbyterian Church Tuesday evening for the Business and Professional Women's Club, which was observing National Business Women's Week with the clinuei and social program. A short business session was held with Miss •Jlminic Green, of Hayti, being taken into the clul: as a member. A number'of Irish songs were smig and the program for the evening presented by the program Onni"il Hum!: K \\'r.<'kt ASHTABULA. O. (UP)—Sevcnty- flve acres of waste ground and ruined timberlands lie 111 the wake of a mysterious underground fire which burned near here 22 weeks before It was extinguished by rain nnd snow. Residents believe tiie ground was a mine of rich peat. PHOENIX HOSIERY The. Very Name Assures Meanly, Style, Long Wearing Quality and Colors for Spring Chic. three, four, imd seven thread weights. 79eto$1.25 New Shtides — KwitiKtime, Mica, Storm Cloud, Silhouette and' Gun d'rt'y. Join the Phoenix Hosiery Ciub — 13 Pair to the Dozen Leslie Howard are " day mornings from 9 o'clock. Equipment for checkers and ping- pong has been secured and will be added to in the near that II chairman, Miss Nellie • McClanahan. Highlights of the dinner at Blytheville Monday evening were given by Miss MaymeHerndon, Miss Pauline Hamra, Mrs. Ger- HOBART. Tasmania (UP)—A 14- year-old hoy appeared in the children's court here on a charge bookmaking in a hotel .bar. Evidence was given that the boy was ••working a doubles chart" and was laying odds of $2.50 to 6 cents. He was finsd S5. both the old and the young may have amusement. Already four Softball teams, two of girls and two of boys, have been organized to play each afternoon after school, A circus parade is bring planned and the present task is a hunt for clown suits. Anyone having .such a still Is asked to please loan it to Mrs. McKnight for the occasion. There Is also a boys' quartet with trude McElvain, Mrs; Mecca' Davis, Mrs. Ada Clanahan. Martin, mid Miss Mc- song with some sense to it "Spring'* • tranquil lime of ytar. It shifts out (lufchts To low gtar. Adopt id tempo whlA yewVi drinking And win • n&m» f«; careful ihlnUng." lt«, ih*{>», and vlralki 9l»n. Ad A itHfi waltrai xSllichtrryardilici el in lo whlihir tour .rftiirrd. Dceetita er»Tig». Sip it and >irti CLEAR HEADS Two Pemiscot Murder Cases Are Continued CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo—The trial of Ezra Cravens, Canada Switch, charged with fatally shooting his wife. Edith, was continued here yesterday until the July term of court, cravens has been out under $5000 bond since the shooting Hearing for Isom Baxter and Howard Sigerl. jointly charged h the death "of Lsroy Johnson, who died following a fight with the two at a country dance hall last Christmas, was continued lititii March 29. Johnson received at least 21 knife culs in the fight. Baxter, Sigcrfs father-in-law, remains out on bond of $3000. but Sigert Is still held in jail, unable to make bond of $5H)0. Judge u II. schtilt has nd- journed the March term of circuit court here until, Monday March 2fl, when the Jury will again report. " 1th tops 5 w His throgtei /'•^Ijty "Years ago, as an ambitioii&yotyng i',, ' actor, I.iti«s in\l»rensed how ivelj tfiy throat liked Luckies and hoiv-well • they suited my ided^of a perfect ' cigarette. That .impression Still , stands.Inmyiecenttoiirof'tiaTitlel,') ' *uitlt its many performances each' - • week and the attendant ta'xoniiiy (firoat, I have been convinced qnejv . thrtt 1/tis light smoke is both delighi- ' fill to my taste and the 'top' cigarette for an acfoi's f hi oat." / . /&-9^£_^. Bad Travelers' Checks ;>.• Cashed Here Last Fall ; Arrest or a motorist nl Osceola in. connection with Hie cashing of alleged fraudulent travelers' checks; may 1 lead lo the renewal of tin ! ,inr&.tlgatlon of the cashing of two coiinler/elt travelers checks here lust October. The CrassUwn Whisky shop and Cam|) Moultric were the victims of a motorist who cashed two $10 travelers checks here. Both! purported to be drawn on the California Bank of Los Angeles and bore the name of Gordon I. Stewart as cashier. The checks were cashed by a man who signed his name as R. o. Young. The person held at Csceola Slve.s his identity as II. W. Smith. He is alleged to have left a trail of fraudulent checks behind him on a cross-country trip from California to New York mid on the return trip as far as Osccola. Similar checks to lhos« passed In Osceoln are said to have been passed in Cape GIrarcleau. Catu- thersviile and Steele, Mo. jLXn independent survey was made recently among professional men and women.— lawyers, doctors, lecturers, scientists, etc. Of those who said they smoke cigarettes, more than 87% stated they personally prefer a light smoke. ' ; Mr. Howard verifies the wisdom of this pref- ,erehce^ and so-do other leading artistsfof the radio, stage, screen and opera. Their voices are their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies. You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies—a light smoke, free of certain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process "It's Toasted", Luckies are gentle on the throat. TIIE FINEST TOBACCOS— "TIIE CREAKl OF THE CROP" Tlie chain of office worn by the mayor of Mlddlesborough, England, although bought 50 years I ago, Is not yet paid for. Only $885 ' has been paid of the original price | of $1250. A Light Smoke "It's Toasted" -Your Throat Protection AGAINST .IRRITATION-AGAINST COUGH

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free