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MONDAY, KEBRUART 18, 1988 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THKEE Mrs. Nathan Woods (center) teaches sewing. Adu.lt Education. Classes Boom in Caruthersville By SONNY SANDERS Courier News Correspondent CARUTHERSVILLE — Thirty- seven persons are learning beginning sewing, general shop or typing in adult education classes at Caruthersville High School. One woman. Mrs. Grace Tanner of Portageville, makes a round trip of 40 miles weekly to attend typing classes. Two people from nearby Hayti are also enrolled in adult classes. Edward J. Shelton, high school principal, said he hopes specialists within the • community will be teachers in adult courses next year. Such courses as photography and flower arrangement would probably be included, Shelton said. Of course, these special teachers would be paid for their services, it was pointed out. S10 Tuition Eighteen other people signed up for. seven more courses. But that would average only two persons in a course and wouldn't be sufficient to permit conducting the classes. Ninety-one people enrolled in last year's initial adult education classes here. There are only half as many classes this your as there were six classes in 1955. It's Ancient Adult education in'its unorganized aspects is an ancient activity, according to Shelton. It first appeared in organized form after the Civil War, but didn't take great strides until 1924. Many people were deprived of adult education during the depression years and a grea^ rebirth of such projects has taken place since World War n. Shelton told the story of a man in another town who was asked why he was In an adult training class there. The 43-year-old man answered, "Because I don't want to die at 50 and have to wait until I'm 70 or 80 to be buried." This man apparently thought people over 50 might have more to enliven their daily activities after gaining more knowledge from adult education classes. Teachers think CHS adult education classes are making people set aside the old theory that "old dogs can't learn new tricks." Changing Times ENNIS, Tex. (iPi ~ R. L. Sparkman, 99, says times have changed When he went to college, students had to bring along their own feather beds. -—- Miss Bonnie Fear teaches typing. Sagebrush Is Found Useful CORVALLIS, Ore. i<P>—Handlers of the West have spent a lot ol money and effort getting rid otj sagebrush. But two researcher from Oregan State College soy that ranchers who kill sagebrush that doesn't have a good grass cover tinder it may be the victims of something even worse. That's rabbitbrusn, a nearly range perennial that moves in quickly! when other vegetation is killed. Overgrazing, fire and cultivation have encouraged Its spread until it has now become a major range threat in some areas. Cattle t von't cat it. W, W. Chilcote and C. E. Poulton, OSC range experts, say sage can keep rabbitbrush in check. Proof of the earth's roundness was recognized among the ancient Greeks, especially from observations oi eclipses of the moon, but the knowledge later was lost to mankind for centuries. Coach Harry Darr (center) helps shop students. OSCEOLA NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Alexander of Helena spent Tuesday night with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Morgan. Nathan Weinberg underwent surgery Tuesday in Campbell's Clinic in Memphis. Mrs. Weinberg will remain with him for the next two Weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Driver and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiseman left Tuesday for Chicago where they will attend the boat show. Miss Patsy Jones has been home from William' Wood College for the past week on sick leave. Mrs. Eugene Shaneyfelt spent the' weekend in Little Bock to attend the christening of her granddaughter, Alice Genebeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Shaneyfelt, Jr. Miss Sylvia EHas, daughter of Mr and Mrs. William Elias, has been elected vice-president of Zeta Tau Alpha social sorority at the University of Mississippi. She was graduated from O s c e o 1 a High School in May 1854 and is a sophomore in the school of education 'at Ole Miss. Miss Carmen Poitres returned to Southwestern University after spending the semester holidays with her mother, Mrs. Bob Reidy. Mrs. Dewey Neely and daughter Kerry spent the weekend in Hayti as guests of Mrs. Neely's grandmother, Mrs. George E. Buchanan. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Radcliff had as their guests his cousin, Fred Radcliff, nnd Mrs. Radcliff. They are on their way to St. Petersburg, Fla.. for a winter vacation. Mr. and Mrs. John Binford White spent Saturday night in Memphis. They were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Morris Smith of Birdeye for dinner and dancing. Mrs. Chris Thompkins honored her son, Chris, in, on his fifth birthday with •• party at their home Tuesday afternoon. The tiered cake was inscribed with "Happy Birthday Chris." Guests were Pam Wildy, Elaine Davis of Newport, Anita and Terri Pairley, Richard and Beth Prewltt, Mary Hyatt, Ann Teaford, Nelson Gwaltney, Glenn Banister, Ralph and Terri Wilson, Mike Banister Ton; Ann Chiles, Garry Hart, Jan Wiygul, Buddy Hart, Mitch Freeman of Blytheville, Becky Maxwell, Judy Anderson and Janie Bradley. Favors were presented following the games. The Progressive Club met Tuesday at noon at the clubroom with Mrs. Searcy Mears as chairman of hostesses. Other hostesses were Mrs. Melvin Speck, Mrs. R. J. Gillespie, Mrs. Frank Williams, Mrs. S. M. Hodges, Mrs. P. F. Herring, Mrs. Frances whitmore, Mrs. Jack Wilson. Mrs. J. B. Jones, Mrs. Melvin Lapides and Mrs. A. J. Levenstein Mrs. William Ellas had charge ol the program. Omar Green was When Your Child Catches Cold GIVE HER REUEF FROM SUFFERING THAT Does More Than Work on Chest ' She needs Vicks VapoRub- tubes. Congestion starts the proved medication that breaking up. Coughing eases. acts two ways at once. Warming relief comes, lasts When you rub it on, Vapo- for hours. Kub quickly relieves muscu- So when colds strike, de- lar soreness. Atthesametime, pend on— VapoRub's medicated vapors A m ( ^ mf £ bring relief with every breath. mf | W l\ 9 Soothing medication trav- 'VVAPORUB els deep into your child's nose, • «.-. /»...,<_. • n.K*t throat and large bronchial «*»«««;..««om«*?««/«r Vkfa and Vopo*»i wt Dig. Trodi Mwb. Hanging to Stay LONDON Wl — The British government is standing firm for hanging murderers, but it has agreed to amend the law to make exceptions. It Introduced a motion for parliamentary debate, next Thursday lay- Ing the groundwork for degrees of course before ihe games. Winners were Mrs. Russell H. Farr of Blytl'eville, high score r.nd Mr*. Oarraro Caudlll of Manila, second. 411 members were present when Mrs. Freddie Banister entertained her bridge club Tuesday evening at her home. Mrs. Banister served a dessert plate. Winners were Mrs. Jimmy Hart, high score, Mrs. Dewey Neely, second, and Mi's. Guy Newcomb, bridgo. murder, similar to 0. S. law. Present British law demands the gallows for a convicted murderer. Road Courier News Classified Adj. Beware Coughs fallowing Flu After the (111 is over and gone, the cough tint follows may develop into chroms bronchitis if neglected. Cteomulaion relieves promptly because it goes into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, Liillamed bronchial membranes. GeH a large bottle of Creomcilston at your drug store. For children get milder, faster Creomulsion for Children in thepinkand bluepackage. Adv. lieves Couchs. Chest CoMl. Acute Bronchith guest speaker. The Junior Garden Club met I Tuesday afternoon at tlie home of i Mr. and Mrs. Harry Matlock witii j their daughter, Ina Lee, as hostess j Lennie Welborn presided over the | business session. Jean Rhodes pre- j sented the program on dish gardens. Refreshments were served. Mrs. Ted Woods appointed the following committees for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet held Thursday night at the library building. They were Mrs. Lloyd Godley,' decorations; Mrs. W. H. Thomas, supervisor of setting up tables; Mrs Elliott Sartain, table arrangements, and Mrs, Bruce Ivy, cleanup committee. Gov. Orval Faubus was guest and music was provided by KOSE. Hosts and hostesses for the Thirty-Six Club Thursday night were Mr. and Mrs. Dane Fergus, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Bradley, Mr. and Mrs. D, E. Young, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bowles, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chisenhall, Mr. and Mrs. Brad Cobb, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowles and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Woods. Guests for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Stiles, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schrieck, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Chris Thompkins and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wilson of Keiser. 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It might appear to be more economical to wait for a downward curve in the whole structure of prices and wages before undertaking the kind of construction programs required to meet our needs. But where are the signs that such a curve is in the making? And how long can we afford to wait?H took just one hot, dry summer to imperil the water supply of many millions of people. Suppose next year—or the year after— brings similar conditions? Picture a shortage that goes beyond the critical stage. New York was only days away from such a crisis. Some smaller places went through it. • Picture a water supply inadequate to handle a serious fire. Picture a water supply insufficient to maintain proper sanitation. Picture a water supply no longer able to keep industrial processes functioning. The price of keeping pace with the need for wiiter may seem high, but what about the price of failure? 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