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BATUKDAY, OCTOBER 2fl. 1955 BLYTHFVTLLE (ARK.) COUHTER NEWS PAG1 THKM BHS Journalism Students Try Hands at Reporting On this page, the Courier News cooperates with the journalism class of Blylheville High School to launch something of a trial balloon. Alost of the stories appearing here were written by members of the journalism class. They are quickly discernible because the student-journalist's name appears at th« bottom of each. Yesterday, Journalism Instructor T. E. Rowlett conducted the Courier regarding possible publication of news •tories from his class. The Courier accepted the news on a tentative basis. However. Courier staffers, after examining the copy were impressed by its quality and thought the general public should have a look at the students' work. So herewith is presented the copy received from Rowlett's class, with a minimum of editing. Choir Rehearses Wilder Operas For Production in Late November School's Assembly Programs Are Becoming Popular for Planning grams will be presented with holl- "fiunday Excursion" and "The Lowland Sea." operas of the lamed composer Alec Wilder, are being rehearsed by Blytheville High School's Choir. Caat in Wilder's dramatic opera. "The Lowland Sea." is Emily Damon. Dick Poster, Don Coleman. Davis Cobb, Glenn Ladd, Leslie Borowsky, Carole Seeman, Pat Hurley. David Seymore, Gary Sparks ind Sandra Dougherty. Leads in the cuvtaln raising. oomic opera. "Sunday Excursion," Kill bp played by Mollie ,Io Beadle y, Sandra Faster, David Holt. Jack Thompson and Tommy Slayton. Supporting the pasi.s will be the Blytheville Hiph School Choir un- of Wilson der the direction Henry. T. E. Rowlett will direct the operas 10 be produced Nov. 29. —S. Oweiis. Magazine Sales Are Over Top In Fall Drive B.H.S.'s goal of $1500 was exceeded by S310 in the Curtiss magazine sales which began Oct. 11 and lasted through the 25th. Don Coleman was hish salesman »-ith J251.54 total sales. Bobby Jones was second high salesman with S116.68. Every day a Masque, Gavel Club Gets Six New Members Six new members of Masque and Gavel, high school dramatics club, were initiated at Ih6 home of Emily Damon, Thursday. Warren Moxley, Bob Robertson. Elizabeth Brister, Anice Chandler,! DarJene Feinbnrg and Sally McCut-; rhen were given the club pin for; their speech achivemenus at B. H. j S. The club read scenes and made' plans for its first production of the; vear. "Time Out For Ginger," to] be given later. The musical score from "Kismet"! \ was played ou records for members.' j The club made plans to attend: j the play. "Tlie Crucible." at Ark-; i ansas State College. Nov. 16- ' Plans for the Secret. Desire party.. [ which is to be held at the Woman's '. Well planned programs in Assembly at Blytheville High School have given both enjoyment and educational value to students once or twice a week. Alvin Huffman, Jr. was first speaker for the career planning assemblies. Mr. Huffman's topic was salesmanship. Advertising will be the next subject to be presented to students. Probably the most valuable pro- prams are the ones on religion. Every month a minister talks to the i student body. I Rev. James .Rainwater of the; First Christian Church and Chap-| lain Don R. Maxfield (Capt.) of the [ Air Force have been the speakers so far. Exchange assemblies are being offered to bring more understanding beuveeu surrounding schools. Participating this year with BlyiheviHe are Jonesboro, Osceola and Hayti. Each schools brine some form of entertainment and performs before the student body, . Musical-wise, composer George Gershwin was honored with a tribute to his music. A Jerome Kern program is slated for November. All the programs so far have Blytheville student? participating. day emphasis. Also planned is a program on Walt Whitman's publication of "Leaves of Grass," which has its JOOth anniversary soon. T. E. Rowlevv, English teacher, directs and plans ihe assembly programs. — Watson, Mr*. Oshia White wa* a Sunday ijuest, of Mr. and Mrs. James Felts. So. X Thonuus BUVRCSS spenv the week f-nd with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burgess. He was enroute fvom Port Rilcy to Port Leonard Wood, Mo. Misses Inelda and Jeanftte Tipton who are attending Harding col- j leg? at Searcy spent the week end I at, home with their .parents, Mayor ' and Mrs. A., A. Tipton. Mr. and Mrs. RUey Powell and] Mi«s Dollie Porsythe of St. Louis j are spending a two-week vacation | | here with relatives, I Mrs. Irma Stalionx had as her luncheon guests Friday Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Simms of Austin, Texas. They were en route to Mississippi to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Simms formerly lived at Scales Mound, III., the former home ol Mrs. Stallion. Journalism Class Works On 'Cbickasaw' During the past weeks, the journalism class of Blycheville High School has been busily gathering material and selling ads /or its school newspaper. The Chickasaw. For the. past two years, the paper has won -second place in the national contest sponsored by the Columbia University National Scholastic Press Association, and in 1953 it placed third. The paper is written by the journalism class. 'Hie students, under > the direction of T. E. Rowlett, write, Mrs. Edith Homer entertained | : with a small dinner party Sunday j ai noon at her home compliment- ... ing her mother. Mrs. W. F. Turner, j on her birthday anniversary. ' Mrs. Etta. Guinn nad Mrs. Ruby Stillwell of Blytheville were after-' noon callers. j REISER BOOSTERS — The Keiser High School Dobbs, Fa cheerleaders are pictured above. They are tleft Creecy. 10 right) Helen Creecy. Betty Franklin, Doris nnie Cox, Shirley Coles' and Norma Jut this year we will have a change edit and prepare their stories dur- ,j pace _ i mg .second period journalism class. ; of pi I In cooperation of Southern Show j Assemblies the students will be i able to witness performers in show I business. ! First paid assembly u'il] be Dec. 15. with a drummer-comedian performing. Following him will be three othpr acts. Campaign Talks When election tune rolls around for the student Council, candidates will speak to the .student body. Another undertaking of the Student. Council is Religious Emphasis Week. Well received by the students, [hi? is the third year for the religion.'' program. Commemorating the holidays of Thanksgivinu and Christmas, pro- After they are edited and mis- lakes are corrected, stories are typed, then they are rechecked for other errors. The stories are then sent to I he printer. Proofs are sent back to the class where pages are made up. Then proofs and outlined pages are sent back lu the printer to be published. —Peterson. Anyone Want To Be Operator? Club Tuesday, were discussed. Ar*ru in! "•••" "•• "•"" "-•."•"•-• • ' i Refreshments were sened bv the t\\ II 1UL.1I name was drawn and if that person ! had sold at least $5 he won So or more. hostess.—G. Owens. ls Announced Is a radio to the high salesman and : r, / -Jai-.tc-| i L- a a choice of several gifts for second | OlUClCnTS L.IKG high salesman. Curtiss magazine sales is an annual project sponsored by the Student Council of B.H.S. — SwniieW. First Newspaper Blyrheville's Hieh School newspaper, "The Chicka?aw", IP aeain i ^mg compo.-ed by the .school's j journalism rl;i>s. j Fir.-it i.-oiie of Ihe paper appeared i October 24. The 350 copy issue was an immrdtiur sdiout. staff of , he chickasaw i.s as fo!- i lows: Plans have been made for Bly- 1 Sue Owrn.-—editor-in-chief: Billy theville Hifih Sclioo! Key Club's : Peterson—news editor: Dean annual light bulb sale, which is to I Dougherty—.sport? ^dilor: .liinmie be held Nov. T-19. . ! Ann Goff—teiUm-p priUor. MHnjfu-pi Clubbers Plan Their Annual Bulb Sale The Operators Club of B.H.S. is reorganizing this year. Boys wanting 10 join this club should contact Hays Sullivan. This club is in charge of run- ninp the school machines, which include movie projector, slide pro- i jecior and the intercom which is B. H. S.'s annual. "The Chicka-jthe public address .system of ihe saw," is now in iUs first stages >»1 "ichool. production. Nicky Weeriman has' Officers are Sullivan, president: been named edjior, with Edward Paul Wesibrook, vice president, and J Wimberly and Roger Sudbury as : Warren Moxley, treasurer. '• business managers. I Sponsors are Mr. Tommey and ' About six of the 120 pages will be : Mr. McGraw.—Cummings. Qcvoteri to snapshots, Pictures and, a description ot all ihe clubs ou, ihe campus. s\& uell as individual i picture of all the students, will | be included. I The yearbook is scheduled to be • 'on sale in April itt, a cost of three' ' dollars each. Pa cully sponsors are Mr. McCraw and Mr. Tommy.— j ! Kennedy. ; Mrs. Anna Burgett accompanied I her brother. Bud Giles to Union City, Tenn., Sunday when he took their mother, Mrs. Minnie Giles. to visit her sister. Mrs. Mat tic • Roney. for two weeks. } Garry and Rickey Fox, sons of i Mr. and Mrs. Billy Fox, reiurned home recently from Le Boniieur I Hospital. Memphis, where ihey had a tonsileclomy. Rev. Guy D. Magee, pastor of . First Baptist. Church, and Rev. i Marcus Wilkinson, pastor of B^au- 1 tamp Corner mission, and Mrs. Wil; klnson. Mrs. Arthur Hill and J. C. : Chapin a LI ended a Sunday School ; convention at- Paragould last week. Milliean Ridee Home Demonstration club met Friday at the home of Mrs. Dutch Dennis \\ith Mrs. .Vewr Dunisan as assistant hostess. Six members and five younger guests were present. Some secret pal i>ifts were e.xcfiaiiued and dis- cu.ssion of the fair booth, the trav- j eling basket and forthcoming coun- j cii meeting to be held Nov. 4 \vas • carried on. } Mrs. Raymond Powers was ap- j poiiupd chainup.n ot the booth com• niittee for the fair next year. Miw Betty Smith. coimt\ agent. demonstrated "Consumer buying ot clothing." ansas Music Supply. The purpose of the tests were to determine whether or not a student possesses music ability and if so. for which instrument he is best suited. Mrs. Pearl Young, teacher in Lost Cane school, was appointed by John Mayes, county supervisor of schools, to serve as a member of a committee for selection of textbooks. The subject 10 be adopted this year is readine. The committee \\ill meet, at the WiLson schools at 1:00 p. m., Dec. 8, v. on prizes. ! \ ing by Miss Nancy Holt. Favors After Mrs. Dobbins opened gin,*. | v.ere pink and blue three-cornered j they were registered in a baby book pants filled with mints. ; by Mrs. Bobby Barker. : Thirty-live guesi-s were present. The gifts were placed in a box • _ . made of blue ribbon on the outfid.^' Height of horses is measured in 'and trimmed with baby pink bows, i hands (four inches,i and their | The hostess was assisted in ser-' iveiRht in stones (14 pounds). Mr. Clarence Scoggins and chil^ dren Mary Francis and Artie Louise were weekend visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Doshier of St. Louis. Mrs. Walter Deason and daughter Betty and Mrs. James Bullard were in Jonesboro Sunday visiting Mrs Tom Stokes. C. W. Tipton. chairman of the Cemetery Funds, announced las' week that to date a total of S605.54 has been collected for this year. There is now a full time caretaker and his assistant employed at the cemetery. Cost is $1,820 per year for salaries of the two men, Mrs. Marcus Davidson was hostess a l a miscellaneous stork shower. at her home Friday night honoring Mrs. Eugene Dobbins. Mrs. Hugh Miles was in char? 1 ; of games in which Mrs. Bob Barker. Mrs. Davidson and Mrs. ftmon HQU te&Safi Su3k« / ^BCAM! KOI arrtes, palm ci colds headaches b Bob's Gypsy C. O SMITH u »ruise*. » B r • i TM aid *ri» C i try Rub Liniment • irnip rtriit --«uniei PRODUCTS CO. WE RENT ..... • HOSPITAL BEDS . . . BABY BEDS • ROLLAWAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 W. Mnin Pho«« 3-J122 Goal has been sci at $1500 man Glen Ladd slated. Family packages of bulbs will be sold ,for *2.CO. Profits will be used for school equipment, such as a movie projector and a new trophy case.—I. 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