The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 12, 1954
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1954 BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGB THRBS Wilson Baptist Church Is Proud Of Its Production of Preachers By EDNA BROWN (Courier News Correspondent) Wilson Baptist Church has n record of which it can well be proud —that of producing and developing young preachers. Four young men have come Irom this church as preachers since July of 1950 when Harold Ray was ordained to preach. He is now pastor of Clear Lake Baptist Church near Blytheville. During 1953-54, Tommy Bourland, Harold Perry and Gerald Perry have been ordained in Wilson church. They are all in Ouachita College at present. The pastor of Wilson Baptist church, the Rev. Doyle Bledsoe, prepared to teach school as his life vocation. He received degrees from A. and M. College in Magnolia, Ark-, Henderson State in Arkaciel- phia, and his masters degree from University of Arkansas. He started leaching in 1932. The Rev. Mr. Bledsoe was born at Arkadelphia, 44 years ago. His father J. D. Bledsoe who is a Baptist preacher now retired and living at Hot Springs, warned his son to follow in his footsteps. But he fought it all the way and continued to prepare to teach. He uas principal at Warren for three years and superintendent at Uvbana for a year. While teaching at Warren he ajid Miss Mildred Harper of El Dorado were married in January, 1937. She T\as also a school teacher and when he left to finish his master's degree she finished his school term for him. Decided Suddenly While he was at Urbana he finally decided to preach. He had been fighting it for a long time. But when he did make up his mind he really got into action, leaving in the mid-semester ot school. Again Mrs, Bledsoe had to come to the rescue and finish his school term for him. At that time they had two children. He entered Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Rev. Bledsoe Ft. Worth, Texas, spending two years in study there and doing supply work in churches during ocm- ir.ary. His first work was us associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Blytheville. He came to Wilson from there four years ago. Tlie Rev Eledsoe has made those four years count. In 1950, when they came" (o Wilson, the training union had five groups with average iitlendance of 48. Sunda" School had H classes with 325 enrolled. Church membership was 454. By Sept. 1954, the Training Union had 18 unions and enrollment of 306, and Sunday School had 11 departments and 46 classes and enrollment of 570. Women's Missionary Union now has 10 circles and auxiliaries with membership of 138. There are two full time missions. \vK,h preaching each Sunday. The Rev. Thomas Langley is pastor of Carson Lake Mission, and thn Rev James Lee Stevens is pastor of Chapel Mission. The budget has increased from $11,000 to SU3.000 per year. They have built and paid for a modern bungalow for a nursery department and the entire church has been air conditioned. This church has led Mississippi County Baptists in number of baptisms for three years and is second largest Baptist Church in enrollment, and attendance in the county, ranking next to First Church in Blytheville. Wilson Church had an attendance record on Sept. 6 of 378. The Rev. Mr, Bledsoe is at present moderator of Mississippi Coun- ly Association, member of Arkansas Slate Board and chairman of evangelism of the State convention. Success Due to Spirit He attributes the success of the church to ihc spirit that has been shown and lo the members' willingness to work. Qne of the principal things is the 8 prayer meeting by the men of the church each Sunday. They hold services each tourth Sunday afternoon at the county penaj farm. This is a youth project, and is usually carried on by i them. The W.M.U- sponsors a community mission project, visits needy families and dresses some of (hem so they can go to church. A bus is run each Sunday for those who don't have transportation. The church asked their pastor lo hold their revival, which he did for eight days, closing Sept. 19. They had some of the largest audiences ever in the church despite the busy times. • , The Rev. and Mrs. Bledsoe have 15 children — Ben 16; James, U; Nancy, 9: Bob, 6; and Ruth. 4, Mrs. Bledsoe has a good comebi-ck when someone says they can't get to Sunday School because of so many children. They .see that all the children are in Church each Sunday morning-. And Mrs. Bledsoe tenches the Gleaners, ?. class of women. DRESS IT UP—This group of Italian film "queens" have been asked to lift their necklines before being presented to Queen Elizabeth II. Oct. 25. They will be in London to attend an Italian movie festival. The girls are: Sophia Loren, upper left; Gina Lollobrigida, upper right; Antonella Lualdi, lower left, and Madia Gray, lower right. Coruthersville News By SONNY SANDERS The Canither.sville Junior Chitm- ber of Commerce hold us rcguhr meetin» at the club house hi'io Tupsciay .evening. In the nbstMiee of Bud Korver, president of the organization, vice-president Ralph Clayton presided " U was announced tit the mceunv. that the Juycees huve turned OV.T $100 to the IVmiscot County Pntu> Fund, The money WH.S colled fA through several piojects including a street dunce. Also announced at the moctmsf was that the fruit cakes huvc HV- rheci which the Junior Chamber will sell from now until Thanksgiving. A spokesman for ihc club has slued that anyone wanting to toy one o! the cakes cnn rio so by contacting any local Jnycee. Mrs. Bud Korver underwent n major operation at the Baptist Hitf- pital in Springfield. Mo., Tuesday Officers of the local DeMolnv Mothers Circle have been elected. They ore: Mrs. Dalton Teroy,'president; Mrs. S. C. Abenialhy, vice- president; 'Mrs. Bernie Lay, sen-e- ntry; and Mrs. Bill Lyell, treasurer. New Red Chinese Army Moved info Amoy Area TA1PEH, Formosa M*-Red Chi(he mainland Amoy jirea opposite the Nationalists' Qucuiny Island, the official Central News Agency said yesterday. Nationalist bombers dropped 100.000 propaganda lenUtls lust nlRhl on costnl cities of Fukten Province, across the 150-niile-wide Formosa straits. FEARLESS-Tim small Yu- buy is fearless as he plays \vilh n pi\ir of snakes in the village of LJokanjac. The main occupation of the villagers is raising snakes nnd lizards for zoos nnd museums. New Liberty News Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Rochella and family have returned to their home in Chicago after visiting Mrs. Rochclle's parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Banks. Mrs. w. J. Fnught has returned to her home in Vaiden, Miss., af- tc>r visiting Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Jnrrctt and Mr. and Mrs. Ir» Knonce. Mr. and Mrs. Oerald Mann an/l daughter, Pnm. have returend to their home in Torrance, Calif., liter visitinp .their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Mann and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lloyd. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Croolc were Tuesday guests of their daughter, Mrs. Fnyford Eubanks, and Mr. Eubanks. Mr. nnd Mrs. Hice Gibson have returned to their home at Newborn, Tcnn.. after visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Banks. Mrs. Parker Cassidy of Catron, Mo., was a Thursday guest of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Jarrett. Shopping tor Speed SOUTH HAVKN, Mich. Iff**— Mrs. Norman Nelson lost her 1934 model "plioppiiiK car" to hot rod racing. Her husband, an ardent hot rod fun, converted the old buggy and she doesn't mind it at all. Mrs. Nelson plans to drive it in the powder puff derby. Parents, Hot Children, Said Blocking Integration i LOS ANGELES UP — U. S. Commissioner of Education Samuel M. Brownell says parents, not children, are blocking racial intcgra- ion in the public schools qf the South. . I It's remarkable the way intep- •ation has been accepted by the youngsters," Brownell said in an j ntervicw on his arrival here. "I laven't found any major feelings of prejudice on their part — even) n Washington." I Wilson Baptist Church NOTICE IN THE PROBATE COURT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTS, ARKANSAS, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT IN THE MATTER OP THE ESTATE. OP NO. a,265 DONNIE D. AUSTIN, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 406 EAST VINE STREET, BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS DATE OF DEATH: May 14, 1054 The Final Accounting of the Mercantile Bank of Jonesboro, Arkansas, as Guardian of the Estate of Donnie D. Austin, an incompe- lent, was filed in Mississippi County. Arkansas, Chickasawba District, Probate Court on July 20, 1954. and notice is hereby given that: The undersigned was appointed Administrator ol the estate oi the above named decedent on tbe 1st day of October, 1954. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, U> the undersigned within six (6) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or they will be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published Oct 5, 1954. MERCANTILE BANK Of' Bad Luck to Him DETROIT, Mich, lift—A thief stole all 13 electric clocks from the Trowbridge schools walls. W A R V 'f N G 0 K D E R IN THE CHANCEIIY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Juanita Rast Drane, Pitt. vs. . No. 12,608 Edmond D. Drane. Oft. The defendant. Edmond D. Drane, is hereby warned to appear I within thirty days in the court! named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Juanita Rast Drane. Dated his llh day oi Ocober. 1954. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. C. James M. Gardner, Ally, for PHI. 10/12-19-26-11/2 Hot and Cold PHILADELPHIA i/Ti — Philadelphians blinked when they saw this double feature announcement on the marquee of the Leader theater: HELL BELOW ZERO HEAT WAVE AIR CONDITIONED JONESBORO, ARK By NATHAN DEUTSCH. Administrator % Fnerson, Walker & Snellyrove P. O. Box M, Jonesboro, Arkansas. 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